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The Aberdeen Chronicle

13/01/1821

Printer / Publisher: J. Booth, jun. 
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Date of Article: 13/01/1821
Printer / Publisher: J. Booth, jun. 
Address: Chronicle Street, Aberdeen
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'^ mLt^ 05 vun « asisnaaEES^^ NUMBER 745. j SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1821. T for/. Pouted for J; BOOTH, Jun. CriaosncLE STREET, ABERDEEN ; wherov and by SfEWTOM & Co. Kt>. 5, Warwick S.^ ars, Ne- v^ te Strest; J. WHI TE, 33, Fleet, Street; E. HATH WAT, No. 1, Catherine Street, Strand, LOSDO. V; J. K. JOHNSTON & CO. No. 1, Sackville Street, DUBLIN; and j. T. SMITH & Co. Hunter's Square, EDISBUKGH, Advertisements and Orders arc taken in. Price of a single Paper, 6*< 1. a£ 1 8s 6d. per Annum, delivered in Town and £ i. 10s. per Annum, when sent by Post. COPARTNERY. G BROWN, IiKGG, & CO. EORGE BROWN, Tailor. Broad Street; ARTHUR BliCiQ. Tailor. Habit, ami 1' i'lisse Muker! Ntllierkiikgate; and DO NAM) 6UTHKR- I. AND, Tailor, Marischal Street; beg most respecrfuiiy return their sincere tlianks to the Nobility, Gentry, cii'ii Public at lai- ge, in the North tit' Scotland, for the distinguished patronage they have experienced indivi- dually; and to assure them, that no exertion on their part shall be wanting to . merit a continuance of their favours, which, with a view to obtain, they have entered into ^ or. uiTKrRsmP. under the Firm of BROWS', BEGC, , V- CO. They have taken that SEJOP, in Mr. ( JJUI. VIK'B 1 louse, Union STRBtr, Currier jf St. ichoh Street ; arid expect to hand in a few days, an extensive STOCK of best WEST of ENGLAND CLOTHS and CAS- Si" MF. RKS, in all the various colours and qualities; a « « . » variety of Fancy FLTTBINTINES, TOILO NETS, SWAN DOWNS, AND QIT. I. TINGS; QUEEN'S CLOTHS ; VH& 0 NUD T. WEEDEED. L'ELISSES, & E. B., B. & Co. ore determined to give the public every advantage of their economy and professional skill, and the most strict attention to business. They pledge them- selves to spare neither expence nor trouble to merit public favour. They will visit London occasionally, to procure the newest and most approved fashions and methods of workmanship. Their long experience in the finer Branches of the Trade, and the quality of their Goods, « hev ( latter themselves will be an object to the public. LADIES HABITS and PELISSES, Plain or richly embroidered in the best London style; GENT- LEMEN'S CLOATHING, MILITARY and NA- VAL UNIFORMS, LIVERIES. & c. furnished on the shortest notice, in the most approved i'ashiuh, and on the lowest terms. Workmanship and country orders promptly at- tended to. N.' It— A BOOK of FIGURES for LADIES DRESSES will lie in the Shop. LINEN DRAPERY SETX1NG OFF AT PRIME COST. DUGU1E their Fri GUID & RE1D most respectfully inform fiends and the Public, that they intend to SELL OFF their present large STOCK, at and lic- 1< IW f. nme co> t. As their goods are- of the best qualities, and will be sold without reserve, such an opportunity of having the best goods, at very low prices, seldom occurs; and their friends and the public will find it their interest to apply early, as the whole Stock will be disposed of be- fore the month of IVTAUCII next, at which time their Copart- nership Dissolves. Among the great variety of their vain able STOCK, are the following, viz. PELISSE CLOTHS— FURS— FLANNELS- PRINTED CALL1COES— MUSLINS— CO I' l ON SIIIHTINGS— BO. VI BAZEENS— B<) MBA7. ETS — S A RC E N ETS— S A TINS—- POPLINS P E R- SIANS~ wLINENS — C A RIBli ICS— Di A PK It S— L ACES— H OS IE R Y— G LO YES — Rl li BO N S— SO A H FS— SH AW LS- PL AIDS— Silk and Cotton H ANDKF. RCH J- EFS— C A RPETtN" G li L AN- KETS— HEMITlt ftlKiS—' TICKINGS. Ac. They respectfully beg of their friends to settle their accounts at the present term. '] he Shop that they occupy will lie divided into Two Spops ; and the one that will then front the Suiriuiw is to be Li I. Entry at Whitsnnday next. Union Street, Dec. 20, 1S20. , HABERDASHERY * SILK MERCERY, AT PRIME COST. SIS1 p., IoIPSON, SHAND, & CQ:• embrace this op- past favours, and beg to intimate, that in contemplation of a dissolution of their present partnership, and in order to facilitate a new arrangement for continuing the business, they will, on the 20th inst. commence SELLING OFF their valuable STOCK, at PRIME COM ; and as the Lowest Prices will be asked, no abatement c m be made. S. S.& Co. hope the above circumstances will excuse their taking the libelty to request all early settlement of their accounts. Broad Street, Dec. 15, 1820. TO BE LENT IMMEDIATELY, Or at 20th June next, T QfiAf'l T T PON heritable security. Tiie lJ < J '\)\ J interest of which must be paid half yearly. A pply to James Nicol, Advocate in Aberdeen. TO BE LET IN GEORGE STREET, Entry at Whitsunday next, for such number of yean as viayjje agreed on, rpiIAT RANGE of STABLES ; Large STA- JL BLE YVRI); Excellent STANDING for CARBIAGES, CARTS, « rc- & c. enclosed by a Stone Wall twelve feet high, with large Entrance Gate fronting ( tie Street, sufficient to admit any Load of Hay with the greatest ease— all as presently possessed by M. ithew For- ties. Such further accommodation as a substantial Tenant may reasonably desire, will be furnished on moderate terms. To view, or for particulars, apply to John Addie, Loch- side. TO BE SOLD, r? r riuv. iTE bjrgaix, rpiIAT COTTAGE, on the East Side of 1 CHAPEL STREET, with the large GAR- DEN, in which the same is situated, presently occupied by Miss GORDON of Munle. Apply to Geo. Yeats, AdvScate. Id January, 18- 1. HOUSES TO BE LET. RFIHESE TWO HOUSES, in Lt> l> Ws Close, A Castle Streft. prcseilttrmfttpied b} Jotrfl Innes and Marrv Leith, Esqrs. Al'o, together or separately, the TWO FLATS, in that House, in the Upperk irk gate, presently partly occu- pied by Mr. James Walker, and belonging to the Heirs of the deceased Mr. John Strachan. Apply to Geo. Yeats, Advocate. Aberdeen, Jan. 5. 1821. on Cuegtmy. SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. On Tuesday the 16th current, there will be sold by pub- lic roup, at Manse of Turriff, TIIE WHOLE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, which belonged to the deceased Reverend WJL- IIAM STUART ; consisting of a Mahogany Sideboard ; a Set of Dining Tables ; Tea and Card Tables; Dining, Drawing Room, and Bed liotun Ciiairs ; Two Sofas ; 31ahoganv and otiier Chests of Drawers ; Four- post and Tent Bedsteads ; Carpets and Hearth Rugs ; Grates, Fenders, and Fire Irons; Feather Beds; Scotch and English Blankets: Bed and Table Linen ; China, Glass, jind Stoneware; a Mangle ; Dairy and Brewing Uten- sils; Kitchen Furniture; and a variety of other Articles. Also, a RIDING PONEY, with Saddle and Bridle. The sale to begin at ten o'clock precisely. ~ T H EG LASS It EP LACED. Tune the " THORN." From WARREN'S fam'd shop in the Stratid, No. 30, A4> oitle of Blacking I bought. To polish my boots all bespatter'd and dirty. And sci^ ce could believe the rich polish it brought. JSavs I, " Ev'ry Blacking on earth it surpasses; •• The leather Is free from a crack ; » • -\ Iy face I behold as in two looking- glasses, •• No ebony inkstand was everjso black." Thelotmer 1 gaz'd still the greater'I wonder'd, So bright were the rays of my boot: Uy sister approach'd as thus musing I ponder'd ; 1 knew she was vexed by the tread of her foot, ller evesspaiUled rage, her vexation expressing, She'sat herself down ere she spoke. At length she exclaim'd " While my hair I was dressing, " My dressing glass fell on the floor and was broke." Then I bid her be rttol, and to cease het repining, Sire gave me a tender sihue, • Her arm on my shoulder with fondness reclining, She saw her dear image distinct in my boot. She smiling replied, " My dear brother, believe me, " No longer for glassess I'll fret; •• At oncefiom expense, and from fear you relieve me— " No glasscan be equal to WARREN'S bright Jet." This Easy Shilling and Brilliant BLACKING, pre- pared by SO, STRAND, London; SOLD IN ABERDEEN BY Milne, Broad Street Lines, do. do. Garden. Castle Street Dyce, Broad Street Sutherland, King Street. Anderson, Castle Street Bisset, Broad Street Esson, Gallowgate Bendy, St. Nicholas Street Affleck, Union Street Mackie. Quay llay. King Street Troup, Castle Street Singer, Broad Street. TO BE LET, THE SECOND FLOOR of that House, in Union Street, immediately above the entrv to the Adelphi. Apply t « A. # lir. 1' IRIE. Adelj^ i, Jan. 12, 1621. CHEAP BREAD. WILLIAM RUSSEL returns l. is grateful Thanks to Iiis Customers, for their steady support since he commenced Baking QUARTERN LOAVES. He now acquaints them, and the Pub- lic in genera!, that he has procured excellent FLOUR, most I v of the last year's crop, and will sell the QUARTERN LOAF, at Ninepenee— The HALF QUARTERN, at Fourpeuee Halfpenny. His long experience in Baking entitles hint to say, that the public may expect, that his Bread cannot be surpassed by any promiscuous adventurers. He also acquaints them, that lie has commenced Baking Afternoon TEA BREAD, and will sup- ply Families at their houses. In addition to the different sorts usually made, he will send round PUFF- PASTE BUNS, of excellent quality With his long experience in the PASTRY LINE, he Hatters himself, that his TEA BREAD, of every tJeMTiptiw, vvtSl' give uittv& iii! Satisfaction. UPPEIiiaiiKGATE, Jan. 13, 1821. ABOLITION of CHRISTIAN SLAVERY. THE MAGNIFICENT PANORAMA OF LORD EXMOUXH's SPLENDI D VICTORY OVER THE ALCiiiUttFy Messrs. MARSHALL mt. si respectfully beg leave to announce to the Inhabitant* of Aberdeen, audits Vici- nity, that they have NOW OPENED, In Mr. Mueison < f . Aiu- hinto,, rs NEW HALL, Union Sther r, ( ACCOMPANIED BY A Fur.!. MILITARY BAND,) Their Grand Historical PERI ST R E P111C PA N 011A TV! A, OF THE BOMBARDMENT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE T^ OR this Gitv Hereby intimate, that they mean 1 to let the Diing of the S FREE I'S in FA RM. for the term of ONE YEAR, from and after the 31st March next. ThcTacksman tube boundto collectandcarry cff'ihe Dung, and submit to the Regulations established by the Board," which are prepared, and to be seen at the Police Office, Broad Street. Tenders to be given in, on or before Saturday the 17th March. The Board also want a PERSON of active sober ha- bits, to act as Officer, and collect the Arrears of Vaxes for the Police, & c. None need apply bal those wlio can pro- duce ample certlticaies of character. By appointment of the Board, JOHN CIIA LM E iiS,. CtEsi:. Aleftieeu, Jan. 5, 182?. SALE* Of MAHOGANY. , MIE SUBSCRIBER will expose by Auction, at. his Yard, Commerce Street, on Monday S'Jd inst. TWENTY- FIVE LOGS of SPANISH, six of theni line Curies— and FIVE LOGS HONDURAS MA. HOG ANY, mostly of large dimensions. The sale to commence precisely at 10 o'clock- . WILLIAM WHITE. Aberdeen. J. ui. 12, 1821. LANDS TO BE SOLD, By Private Bargain. tPlIE LANDS and ESTATE of AUCHEN- JL CLECH, in the Parish of Skene, and County of Aberdeen ; lying within 9 miles of Aberdeen, by the Inverury and Skene Turnpike Roads. These Lands con- sist. of about 360 Acres - of which 179 are Arable, nearly[ 9 in thriving Wood, and the rest Pasture, of a very good quality, most of which has been in cultivation, and might be improved at a small expellee; and the rest is fit for Planting. The Purchaser might have immediate access to the Farm of Auchenclech, on which there is a good steading of Offices ; and which is enclosed with Stone- fences, and is well watered. There is also a large tract of Moss - belonging to' the Property, p: irt of which yields good Pasture; and there is a Granite Q. uarry, which promises to be of value. The Property holds of the Crown, and its valued Rent is £ 61 Scots. The greater part of the price will be al- 1 - wed to remain in the purchaser's hands, for years, if desired. The Lands will be shewn, by calling at the Farm of Auchenclech ; and application may be made to George Wilson, Advocate in Aberdeen, who will shew a Plan of the ^' toperty. Also displaying a correct Representation of the CITY of ALGIERS, and all the VESSELS engaged iu that Victoilous Enterprise. Thic tremrndims Event, so interesting to every feeling heart, is painted on upwards of 10.000 Square Feet of Can- V< j. t. in a superior Sti/ te of Brilliancy and Effect— Ike VESSELS being on the largest Scale - ever delineated on Canvas, nnder the direction of Captain Sir JAMKS BRIS- BANE, K. li. from Drawings made an the Spot by eminent Naval Officers; and has given universal satisfaction, bringing immense crowds if Spectators in Dublin, Edin- burgh, l. ivcrpoot, Manchester. Glasgow, Order of the Subjects and appropriate Accompaniments : SUEJE'CTS. I-— The City, Harbour, and Bay of Algiers, previous to the Bombardment, with their immense Fortifications and Batteries.— Music— Overture and Turkish Air. II.— The approach of the British Fleet, Admiral Lord Exmouth conspicuous on the Quarter- deck of the Queen Charlotte.— Music— See the Conquering Hero. Ill-— The remainder of the British Fleet entering the Bay to lake their Stations.— Music— Hearts of Oak. IV.— The Bombardment of the City, with the British Fleet anchored close on Shore— the Flotilla of Gun, Mor- tar, and Rocket Boats, in the act of throwing the Con- greve Rockets inter the City ; and the perilous situation of the Leander.— Music— Grand Battle Piece. X.— Continuation of the Attack— the daring position of the Admiral's Ship— the Algerine Frigate in thanes the Emperor's Fort and tho Citadel throwing down Shot and Shells an the Fleet, from their eievjnsd sisuatijns. ' Music— Xaeat Battle Piece. VL — The British Fire- Ship exploding under the Oc- tagon Light. house of the Mole— I he City also illuminat- ed from the Flauies of the Algerine Fleet, Dock- yards, Store- houses, & c. which decided the Fate of the Action, and compelled the Dey to submit to all the demands of the British.— Music— Rule Britannia. VII. & VIII.— The City, Batteries, & c. of Algiers, in Ruins, as they appeared the day after the Battle— th Christian Slaves released fram Bondage, coming off in Boats, shouting and throwing their caps in the air, lor joy— tho Dey of Algiers and his Ministers viewing the destruction of his City. & c Mtisic Britons strike home— Scots lehu hue— Finale, God save the King. The Panorama will be exhibited twice in the daytime via.— at 12, and half past one o'clock.— It will also be brilliantly Illuminated in the Evening, and exhibited twice viz.— tti half post 7, and at 9 o'clock. Front Seats, 2s.— Hack Seats, Is.— Children under 12 years of age, Half- price. Tickets for One Month, ( not transferable.) 5s. Books, descriptive of the Panorama, giving interesting Accounts of the Battle, Christian Slavery, Ike. to be had at the door, price ( id. * « * The Hoom is rendered comfortable by constant Fires. ESTATE in the COUNTY of ABERDEEN FOR SALE. On Friday Ujv If. ih of March m • t. « o o clock after- noon, there will be exposed to sale by public roup, within Dempster's Hotel, Aberdeen, NPHE ESTATE of CR ABESTONE, consist- - 2L ing of 583 Scotch Acres, of which 257 are Arable, 30 Water Meadow and - valuable Pasture, -. 245 in Planting. d the remainder Moss a- nd Irppvoveable Moor. The greatest part of the Arable Land is in a high state of cul- ivation, substantially enclosed and subdivided,, and every id well supplied with water. The Plantations, of which a considerable proportion is Uasd Wood, are of different ; es, and partly iit for cutting down. There is a commo- Uous Mansion House and Garden, and capital Steadi-*^ of Farm Offices on the Mains. On the Premises there is also an excellent Corn Mill, with a Kim attached, com- manding a . good supply of* water. The property is situated within five miles of Aberdeen, and the Turnpike Uoad from thence to Inverury passes through it. The Plantations, Clumps, and Hedge Rows, not only embellish the Es- rate, but afford excellent shelter to the fields. The va- riety of surface, and exposure of the Grounds, is singu- larly beautiful. The roads and walks are laid out in the best style ; everything having been done to render the Property one of the most desirable and convenient places of residence in the County, to which its vicinity to Aber- deen materially contributes. The public burdens are very moderate ; and a consider- able, part of the price may remain in the purchaser's hands, if desired. ' Hie Title Deeds, and Plan of the Estate, are to be seen in the hands of Andrew Jopp, Advocate in Aber- deen ; and Alex. Watt, at Crabestone, will point out the boundaries. JAMES MILNE, IRONMONGER, BANFF, RESPEC FFULLY announces to the Inl. alii- tants. and virini'v, that he has now commenced Business in the IRONMONGERY UNE, in that Shop, in the Low Street, lately occupied by his Brother, with his whole Stock in Trade ; and by keeping good Ar- ticles,^ strict attention to Business, and moderate Charges, lie hopes to merit a share of public patronage. Banff. Jan. 5, 1821. V?. I. cith, King Street Smith, Union Street Davidson, Broad Street Robertson & Iteid, Q. uay lleid. Castle Street Syinoiv Union Street liuncan. Castle Street Slollison, Round Table Downie, Broad Street Krenmer & Co. Union St. Smith, sen. Castle Street Brantingham, Gallowgate Cruicksliank, Broad Street J'Vaser, Union Street And sold in every Town in the Kingdom. LIQUID, in Buttles6d. lOd. I2d. and lRd. each Also PASTE BLACKING, in Pots 6.1. 12d. and 18d each. A Shilling I'vt of Paste is equal to Four Shilling Bottles of Liquid. N. II.— The Property nf TATITOWIK, formerly adver- tised, is still unsold, and forms the Narth Boundary of A tithenclcch ; both together would make a very compact property. VESSEL FOR SALE. . Upon Friday the 2 § th January current, there will be ex- posed to sale by public roup, within the Lemon Tree Tavern, Aberdeen, at G o'clock evening, if not previ- ously disposed of by private bargain, THE BUIGANTINE MARIA, Belonging to this port, as she presently lies in the harbour of Aberdeen, burden per register, 87 81- 94th Tons. For farther particulars, application may be made to Alex. Webster, Advocate, Aberdeen. AUCTION OF BOOKS, AND HOUSE- * HOLD FURNITURE. Upon Monday Evening the 15tl) January curt, there will be sold by Auction, in BltO', VN& SON'S SALE ROOM, UNION STREE T, AN extensive COLLECTION of BOOKS, in the various Branches of Science and Literature- considerable quantity of Music— a Violiucello, and other Musical Instruments — a I'airof Globes— a Lot of Fine Prints, & c. & c. And upon WEDNESDAY the 10th. several articles of valuable HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, jr'j* Catalogues to be had at the Sale Room. T MIE LORDS of the TREASURY'S high ap- probation of our New Year's Lottery is fully equal- led by that of the Public, who view with surprize the un- paralleled- Number ( in this Scheme) of NINE Prizes of L21,000 each is L' 189,000 ALSO,. 6660 of £' 2000, & c. & c 95,940 Milking, in Money and Consols £ 284,940 And although we have paid their Lordships a large Extra Sum per Ticket for these unprecedented atfr-. ntages, we have not only reduced the pricc of Tickets and Shares, but the Blanks are less than Half and the Prizes are air creased to DOUBLE what any former Scheme could have contained. The Drawing begins 25d January when THREE PRIZES of = 621 . OOP each will be receiv ed EXTILA, by the FiJth Prize, and when the Purchaser of a Single Ticket may obtain TWO Prizes of s£ 21,000 cacti. Highly as our former Schemes have been estimated, we trust tile merits of this exceeds them all, and we hope to be as fortunate for our friends as in one Lottery last Contract, when J SS J. SLFTIJVRIGHT, No.- 37. Cornhill ; 11, Hnlborn ; and 38, Havmarket, SOLD ALL THE PRIZES OF .£ 20.000". W. ROBERTSON, Bookseller, Aberdeen. .1. SMITH, Bookseller, — — , Montrose. P. WILSON, — — — Arbroath. T. MURRAY. < i41. Argvle Street, Glasgow. F. CAMERON. 2, Bank Street, Edinburgh. J. SU I'll Ell AND, Library, 9. Calton St. Edinburgh. W. DAVIDSON, Annuity Office, Huntly. Prizes iherensed'— Blanks decreased and \ Price reduced!! '! ' T. BISH TO LET, ILniry at * r|^ HAT lar^ e elegant, and commodious FA- Ja- MILY HOUSE in Long Acre, presently posses- sed by Mr. Nicol. The accommodation isas follows, viz. On the sunk Floor— a Kitchen, Wash- house, with Wine and Coal Cellars. First Floor, an elegant Dining Room, Parlour, and Pan fry. Second Floor, a Drawing Room, Three Bed Rooms, and Bed Closet. Attic Storey, fotir Coomceiled Rooms, and a Store Room, with several Offices attached ; and for a very small rent, the use of a jsood Garden behind. The Rent of the House will be moderate ; and may be seen every Wednesday, between twelve and two o'clock. For particulars, application may be made to David Hutcheon, Advocate, Marischal Street. FOB SALE, VALUABLE LOTS OF LAND. HAS great satisfaction in recommending the New Year\ LOTTERIES to the notice of his best Friends, the Pu- blic, as they will find the Scheme contains Nine Prizes of -£ 21,000. Coiuols and Money* Not Two Blanks to a Prize. Lowest Prize £ 12 Money. Double the Number oj' Prizes there usually have been. Price of the Tickets reduced. Three £ c21,000, at least, must be drawn First Day. Three i) iore =£ 21,000 ' may be drawn First Day. One Ticket mow gain Two £ 21,000. 23d Thic Month. £ 65,000 in first Five Minutes must he drawn First Day. F. oery Ticket now on sale must be drawn First Day. Not half the number of blanks there usually has been. The drawing commences on the day when Parliament meet, 2: 3d THIS MONTH, ( JANUARY), And before the King's Speech can be announced from the Throne, at least £ 63 000 must be determined, as there are Three Prizes of £- 21,<> 00 arranged so as to be drawn in thejirst Five Minutes/— Tickets and Shares are selling by UISH, Stock- Brokers, 4, Cornhill, and 9, Charing- Cross, London, a'nd by the undermentioned Agents, who sold in the very last Lottery Contract, ( just finished) 1483 in Nine Shares £ 20020 ! !! 3) 42 in Five Shares 21,050 I ! I 3645 whole Ticket 10,000! ! ! Besides several minor CapUals too numerousfor insertion- D. 1VYLLIE, Bookseller, Union Street, Aberdeen. 1!. DAVIDSON, Po- tma- ter, ... Ayr. J. CHALMERS, Bookseller, ... Dundee. A. SIVEWRIGHT, South Bridge, Edinburgh. BAXTER & CO. North Bridge, ... Edinburgh. W. ET'i'T. ES & CO. Booksellers, Inverness. - C. S1DEY. Post- OtBie Perth. J. BRYCE, Bookseller Stiriiug. O. WILL, Post Office, •„. ., Peterhead. T. OGILVIE, Bookseller, ... .... Glasgow. Of w hom Schemes may be had gratis. On Friday the 6th day of April next, at two o'clock af- ternoon. there will be exposed to sale by public roupi ( if not previously disposed by private bargain) in An- derson's New Inn, the following valuable LOTS of the ESTATE of FRASERFIELD, viz. LOT l. mHE FARM of GREENBRAE, - i- occupied by WILLIAM MORRICE, consist- i > g of upwards of 20 Acres of Land, in a high state of cul- tivation, partly subdivided, and all enclosed. It is bound, ed on the south and east by the old public Road to Ellon ; on the north by the Lands belong ng to Mr. Moir of Mur- car ; and on the west by the Estate of Dyce. This Lot forms a most compact and desirable little Pro- perty ; it lies on a gentle slope to the south and west, having a finely wooded prospect in that direction ; com- mands an extensive view of the Coast and Bay ; and from its vicinity to Aberdeen and other local advantages, is ca- pable of being rendered a most convenient and agreeable residence! LOT 2". Consists of part of WESTFIELD and SIL- VER BURN, and is bounded upon the north and west, by the Lands of Scotstown ; upon the east by the Old- meldrurn Road, and upon the south by the Lands of West field. It contains about 50 Acres. 2 Roods, and 1 Fall, all arable ; except about 1 Acre,- 1 Rood, and 4 Falls in Wood. On this Lot there is an excellent situa- tion for a House, commanding a line prospect • and it is capable of being rendereda very pleasant and convenient place of abode. This Lot will be divided into two, if intending purchasers desire it , one will consist of J 2 Acres, 2 Roods, and 29 Falls ; the other of 17 Acres, 5 Roods, and 1 2 Falls. LOT 3. Consists of part of the LANDS of MUR- CAR, andls bounded upon the north and west by a com- mon Road, which divides it from Ironfield, and a Lot of Murcar belonging to Mr. Moir of Scotstown; upon the east by the German Ocean ; and upon the south- t> v the Land occupied by Mr. George Allan. It consists of 46 Acres, 2 Roods, and 24 Fails, or thereabout; whereof about 26 Acres have been in cultivation, and 4 are im- proveable ; the remainder consists of Links. Rents, and Sands. LOT 4. Consists of that part of MURCAR, posses- ed by Mr. GEORGE ALLAN, excepting a few Acres snd a small part- of the Links to be retained. The whole of this Lot ( excepting the Links) is inclosed and subdivid- ed ; it is bounded on the north by Lot 3. ; upon the east partly by the German Ocean, and partly by the GRound to be retained; upon the south by the Lands belonging to Mr. Davidson of Drumside; and upon the west by the Turnpike Road. It consists of nearly. 100 .' Veres, of which about 6 7 Acres are under cultivation, and part of these is old Infield. The remainder consists of Links, partly capj. bK* of improvement,' and of Bents and Sands. On the Premises there is a- goad substantial Dwelling House of Two STories, and a Steading of offices. This Lot forms a very compact Farm, capable, from its situa- tion, of being brought to the highest stat. e of cultivati^ L, at little expense ; and it would, with Lot o, form a verV desirable small Estate. A mere detailed specification may be seen in ' V. e hands of ANDrew Jopp, Advocate iu Aberdeen; and DaVID Cunningham, Grieve, at Fraserfield, will point out the j boundaries of the different Lots, To BUTCHERS 4 CATTLE FEEDERS. THE UNION WHALE FISHING COM- PANY will be ready to treat, at their office, in Commerce Street, any forenoon, at 11 o'clock after Mon- day the loth instant, with those willing to supply them with BEE F for their Sf. ips. - Offers, fw any quantity, from 7 Cwt.. to 10 Ton*, will be received ; and Oxen of 7 cwt. will not be objected to, if well fed. yfherd.' en, Commerce Street, 91 h Jaii. 182.1. VOYAGE TO THE LEVANT. LETTER IV. DEAR SIR, Preston, Leghorn Road, May 12. ? 758.1 A few days after the date of my last, we sailed from Gibraltar, with the trade that were bound for Genoa and this place. We passed in sight of AlboRan, which is a. small rocky island, about two miles fo circumference, without any fresh water nor does it afford any - kind . » f shelter or convenience for vessels, otherwise it would b^ an excellent lurking place for pirates, being situated almost half- way between Spain and Africa. 1 found the variation of the compass off this island, tb be about 14 degress west. We stood over to the Barbnry shore, an<$ coasted along till we got to. the eastward- of Minorca, and then stretched- to the northward for Genoa. The Mediterranean is remarkable for long calms in the summer time, for several days together we were becalm- ed. The sky being remarkably serene and clear, the dis* tant mountains, appearing of a deep azure, bound tho wide extended prospect, and seem to support the blm* etherial vault. The rays of the su- n falling upon the con- vex surface of the water, meet in. a certain point utid^ r the surface according- to their direction, which make pretty, tremulous motion. The sails har » g, pendulous, flapping a little now and then , by the heaving of the ship ; for in the greatest calm ihv. sea has a certain fajnt, puU pitating motion, or a gentle swelling and subsiding, but without ruffling the surface. You may observe some of the seamefr lying'about upon deck, snatching a grateful nap, others ioiiing here and, there, neither asleep nor awake, but inactively basking themselves in the sun;, other -, again of a more lively disposition, form themselves into little assemblies, and entertain- one another with tha surprising- adventures they have'met with, and the strange rirngs they have seen in their voyages, pretty deep in the marvellous ; but the ' most general topic of conversation is their recounting, with, no small degree of self- importance, the favours they have received from their mistresses. T'. i this manner does the time pass among the jolly tars, dur- ing the dull and tedious continuance of a calnn When a small breath of wind ruffles the smooth surface of the li- quid plain, it represents exactly the falling of a-. shower of rant, if you are near it ; but if at a distance, the places • appear like so many black spots or long streaks, aecoui- ing to the disposition of the breeze. THe setting suii affords a noble prospect at sea, in calm, serene weather :;. when he begins to fall lo*- v, the" reflection of the water makes a luminous blaze on the utmost verge of the horizon, which grows narrower by degrees and ends in a point with the spectator : at last he dips his head arid sets in a flame of light. Rut the nocturnal appearance of a calrn^ the pale, soft reflection of the moon, with the twinkling of the stars, cannot fail of cherishing contemplation, andr delighting the attentive mind. Homer has given us a most beautiful description of one ( both at sea and land) which I shall give you from Mr. Pope's translation : As when the moon refulgent lamp of night, O'er heav'ns clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud oe'reasts the solemn scene ; Around her throne the vivid planets roil, And stars unnumbered gild the glowing pole. O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver ev'ry mountain's head, Then shine the vales, the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies : The conscious swains rejoicing in the sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. When we were about twelve or thirteen leagues » ofT ' Corsica, in the evening a great number of swallows over- took us, and lodged with us all night. Poor creatures, they seemed to be quite wearied and fatigued ; they clus- tered together on the quarter- galleries, and on the ship';* sides; and it would have been an easy matter to have caught them, for they could hardly get out of the way ; but Capt. Evans gave particular orders not to disturb them. The sailors caught a great many hawks among tho shrowds, and upon the yards, at the same time, whuh had been pursuing them. I imagine these swallows have been crossing the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe, though I saw1 some at Gibraltar in thebeginning of April. Variation off Corsica, 12 deg. 50 min. . We chased arid brought to a Dutch map of. vvar, April 24, bound to Marseilles ; the 25th, we saw ,- Cape del Melle and Cape Nola ; the 26th, we arrived before. Genoa, and saw our convoy safe to the old mole.. . - Genoa makes a very grand and noble prospect from the sea. The houses are. lofty, and it is siruated to great ad- vantage on an easy rising ascent. The light- house is- re- markably high, being built on a rock near the new mole, arid may be seen at a great distance. The city is in form somewhat like an amphitheatre, but the suburbs ex- tend a considerable way on each side of it along the tiore, which makes it seem a gw? at deai larger than it really i-„ The hills behind the town are covered wirh gardens and vineyards, which heighten the beauty of the prospect. We did not stop at Genoa, but stood away directly for Leghorn, passing by the little island Gorgona on the right, and the Malora on the left, the former of which i-* inhabited only by a few poor fishermen, who catch the famous Gorgona Anchovies ; and the hitter is a large rock which rises but a very little above the water, with several sunken rocks all around it. It. has probably obtained its name, ( which signifies misfortune) from the many ship- wrecks formerly happening there, as it was impossible to see it in the night or in hazy . weather, till they were close* upon it : but now there is a' tower . built upon it by the Genoese, in the year 1712, with this inscription. Pro nuvigantium Securitate Ad latentes scopulus evitandos A. 1). MDCCXII. We arrived here, in Leghorn Road on Stan ' ay, Apr? l $ 0. and as soon as we came to an anchor, we were im- med/ ati ly put under quarantine; for as we had Come from Gibraltar, which has an open communication with li; ir- bary, and as English men of war speak with ail vessel^ they mee. 1 at sea, the officers ofhealt'i are veiy Cautious iit that particular. This is the first time I have ever had oc- casion to perform quarantine, but I suspect it will not be the last, as we are going to a country where the plagua- actnally rages tit. this time. We live here very comfortably in our confinement, for they bring us off plenty of greens a- ad fresh provisions* which they sell very reasonably. Though I cannot set my foot ori shore,, yet I have the pleasure of viewing it at a distance, and I often amu.. e myself wi: h the perspective glass; We have a fine prosx peer of the Tuscan coast, from the Arno as far Capcf Piotnbi. To the northward of the river Arno are very V high steep mountains, whose tops axe white with smntr | eveji at this season. You may expect to hear from me again soon, and in the intiuu time i am, with great sitittaiiy, yours, AGRICULTURAL DISTRESS— CAUSES AND REMEDIES. The great practical rule of leaving all commerce un- fettcred, applies ritore peculiarly, and on still stronger grounds of justice, as wtH as policy to the CORN TRADE than to any other. Irresistible indeed must be that neces- sity which could, in otir judgment, Authorise the Legisla- ture to tamper with Hie sustenance of the people, and to impede the f'i'ee purchase and sale of that, article, on which depends the existence ofio large a portion - of' the communi- ty. Protest agaidst the Corn. Bill. signed by the J) Uke of Hamilton and ten other Peers* tVE shortly adverted, in one of our late numbers, to the distresses of the agriculturists, and we r. ow recur to the same subject, Convinced as we are that it is one of the • Very greatest importance, and that the future fate of the country will be very materially affected by the nature of the measures which Parliament may adopt for the purpose of alleviating this distress. That same measures must be adopted is certain. The experience of five years has shewn the futility of the expectations of . those who imagined that the corn law of 1315 would jMit an end to the distresses of the farmer. So far from its having had any such effect, the difficulties with which the occupiers of land have to contend are as great at this moment as in either 1814 or is 15 ; and as tb? ir capital has been much diminished, they are less able to bear up under them. There can be fid doubt, indeed, to use the words of a resolution agreed to by the agriculturists of the county of Sussex, on the 21 st ult.. that '* v nlets strong measures of reliejbe immedi- ately adopted by the Legislature, that distress, which has already overwhelmed many, n ill speedily involve ALL zhe agriculturists of the kingdom in. one common ruin." lie- solutions of exactly the same import have been voted in almost every county in England ; and an immense num- ber of petitions, praying for the interference of the Legis- lature, will be presented to Parliament soon after its meet- ing. But, while % ve distinctly admit, that the agriculturists •] are at this moment in a state of unexampled distress, and that they are justly entitled to look to the Legislature for assistance, we deny that, the measures of which they re- commend the adoption would have any tendency to alle- viate their sufferings. They seem to be unanimously of opinion, that the imposition of additional restrictions on importation is the sovereign panacea— the only means by whit h they can escape utter ruin. But if this be the only remedy within their reach, their case is hopeless indeed ! For we think it may be very easily shewn, that the dis- tresses which the occupiers of land are at present suffering, Are principally, if not entirely caused by the restrictions already laid on importation, and that any addition to these restrictions would increase them in a tenfold proportion. Were the freedom of commerce unrestricted* it is plain that the prices of corn and other raw produce, in any one country, however much it might have outstripped its fteighbours in the accumulation of wealth and population, Could not exceed those of the surrounding countries by a greater sum than what would be necessary to cover the expenses of their importation. Su|> posi » g there were no regulations encroaching on the freedom of commerce, the price of corn in Great Britain and France would scarcely ever differ more than 6s. or 7s. per Winchester quarter ; for the expense of conveying a quarter of wheat from the northern parts of France to London, and ' vice versa, does not exceed 5s. or 6s. If, therefore, we. were generally in the habit of importing a considerable supply of corn froln France', our prices would be generally about 5s. or 6s. higher than those of that country. Even when crops in England were unusually deficient, or when a sufficient supply could not be obtained from France, our prices tVould sustain but a very inconsiderable advance; for if ihey were to rise only a little higher, it would immediately Suit our merchants to import the produce of other countries m the vicinity, such nsjhe Netherlands, the Western part of Germany, Denmark, Sec. If we grew nearly our own average supplies of corn, the prices ovf the two countiies would approach almost to a level. An unusually luxuriant liarvest, either in the one or the other, would occasion an | instant exportation, while an unusually deficientone would occasion an instant importation. And in this way, under a- system of perfectly free intercourse,' all injurious fluctua- tions in the prices of corn would be avoided. An abund- ant harvest would not siPk them too k*> v » uor would a seanty one raise them too high. Nor is this mere gratuitous assumption. The weather, which is found to be unfavourable to the crops of one country, is invariably found to be favourable to those of another country having a different soil and climate.— When moist, clayey land suffer from a wet season, the ftarvests are universally rendered more luxuriant in dry, rocky districts. The excess of produce in one part com- pensates for its deficiency in another. And a simultane. ous failure of the crops in different countries is a calamity with which humanity has not hitherto been afflicted. It is easy to confirm this reasoning, by an appeal to the most conclusive experience. In the year 1S00. for example, when the crops in Great Britain were so extremely defi- cient, they were exceedingly abundant in Spain; so much so, that in September of tl. iat year, wheat sold in the great JVIaiket of Medina di Uio Seco for only 56 reals the Jlanega. But the harvest of 1805, which was so extreme- ly productive in Britain, was so deficient in Spain as to occasion an absolute famine, and in, May 1804, wheat sold in the same market at 155 reals, being an advance of more than 400 percent, on its price four years before ! It is obvious, that had a free corn trade been established between the two countries, the importation of the surplus produce of Spain in 1800 would have materially relieved the severe distresses to which we were then exposed, while it would have prevented prices in Spain from falling so low as to be injurious to the farmer, while the same ef- fects, but in a reversed order, would have been produced in 1804. But we have it in our power fro appeal to a still itiore conclusive experience. Holland, in the days of her greatest prosperity, was chiefly fed by imported corn ; {• hid it is an undeniable fact, that the prices there were always extremely moderate, and fluctuated less than in any other country in Europe. Even during the convul- sions of the last twenty years, and when her former com- mercial connections had been almost all dissolved, prices continued extremely steady* The nations of the earth are not condemned to throw the dice to determine which of them shall submit to famine. There is always abundance © f food in the world. And to enjoy a constant plenty, they have ( July to lay aside their prohibitions and restric- tions. and to cease to counteract the benevolent wisdom of providence.- But while the freedom of commerce is thus sure to pro- duce plenty, cheapness, and what perhaps is of still more consequence* steadiness of price, monopoly, on the other Kami, is equally sure to produce scarcity, dearness, and " Uncertainty. By excluding ourselves from the cheapest market for any commodity, we unnecessarily raise its price; while, by confining the consumers of corn to the produce of one particular country, we refuse to ourselves the benefit of ( hat wise provision of Nature, for equaliz- ing the variations of climate* and of seasons. Jt is admitted, on all hands, that the cost of producing corn, as . of every other commodity, must always, on an average number of years, determine its price. And, there- fore, when a country which excludes the raw produce of its neighbours, advances with comparative rapidity in the' increase of wealth and population, the price of its corn must become relatively high. In such a country, the necessary supplies of food cannot be obtained by the cultivation of the first- rate soils only. It becomes necessary to resort to tho> e of a decreasing degree of fertility. But as these soils will not yield the Same produce in return for the same ex- penditure, they would not have been cultivated, unless prices had risen to such a height as to jndemnifv the cul- tivators for. their increased expenditure. Suppose that . prices continue advancing in this way, until they have become equal: to double or triple their price in the sur- rounding countries, and let us endeavour to ascertain what would" then be the effect of fluctuations in the harvests. In such a state of things it is obvious, that an unusually luxuriant crop would be productive of the most disastrous consequences to the farmer. No part of the surplus pro- duce, it is plain, could be exported until prices had fallen; mure titan cent, per cent, below their average price, or, which is the same thing, below the expences of their production on the woKst toils under cultivation. The misery and destruction of agricultural capital, that such a reduction of price must occasion among the farmers, is toe apparent to require iUitstration.. And if two such harvests should follow in succession, the ruin of a great proportion of the occupiers of land v/ ould be com- pleted. Now this is the vary cause of the distresses- of the agri- f fctilturists of* Great hi! tain at tliis moment Tluring the late war, we engrossed almost the whole commerce of the World. The number of our people was increased pro- portionally to the increase of our commerce and manu- factures; while the increased rate of freight and insur- ance, the Decrees of Napoleon, and the prohibitive law of 1804, all contributed- to render us dependent on our own resources for supplies of ra\ f produce. Inconse- quence, tillage received a forced and unnatural encour- agement; lands of ati inferior quality, requiring an im. tiiense expenditure of capital and labour for their cultiva- tion, were made to produce corn ; and prises rose to twice or thrice'the average prices of Europe. This extraordinary rise of price would, but for the in- terference of the Legislature, have ceased with the arti- ficial circumstances which gave rwc to it. But the fall of prices would have been attended with a fall of RENT.-—- And, therefore, both landlords and farmers concurred in pressing the adoption of the corn law of 1815, by which the consumption of foreign wheat is prohibited until the home price has reached 80s. which is considerably more than double the average price of every other country in . Europe. 11 is fo the adoption of this most impolitic and dis- astrous measure, that all the subsequent distresses of the agriculturists are to be ascribed. The average price of wheat in England and Wales in 1814 was 74s. a quarter ; and in 1815, it had fallen to 64s. But as these prices would not indemnify the occupiers of the poor lands which had been brought under tillage during the high prices, they were gradually relinquishing their cultivation. A considerable portion of them had already been sown down with grass seeds, rents were generally reduced, and wages had begun to decline. There is not, indeed, any principle in economical science more certain and better established* than that production must cease when its expences are no longer paid, and that it is impossible to reduce the rate of profit in anyone employment below that of the other employments in the same country. But tlve Legislature having prohibited the importation of foreign corn, the operation of this natural principle of adjustment was unfortunately counteracted, and the price of 1S17 rose to 75s. lOd. This rise was, however, in- sufficient to occasion any new improvement; and as foreign corn was now excluded, and large tracts of bad land had been thrown out of cultivation, the- supply was so much diminished, that notwithstanding tlie increase in the value of money, prices rose in 1817 to 94s. 9d. and in 1818 to 84s. Id. These high prices had their natural effect. They revived the drooping spirits of the farmers, who imagined that the corn law was at length beginning to produce the effects anticipated from it, and that the halcyon days of 1812, when wheat sold at 125s. a quarter, were ab< Kit to return ! But this prosperity carried in its Uioom the seeds of future mischief! The increased prices neefcssarily, occasioned a fresfi extension of tillage ; capi- tal was again applied to the improvement of the soil, and the supply of corn being thus augmented, prices fell in 1819 to 75s. and, owing to the abundant harvest of last season, they have now sunk so low as 54s. at least such was the average price of England and Wales for the week ending 25d of last month ! It is certain, too, that this extraordinary fall hasbe^ n in no degree owing to the im- portation of foreign corn. The imports of 1819 did not amouut to half a million of quarters, or to ^ one- eightieth part of the consumption, while in 1820 only a few thou- sand quarters of oats were imported. ' IJius it appears, that the present distress is not of a na- ture that can be possibly alleviated b^ throwing increased difficulties in the way of importation. Had the com trade been free, the price* of 1817 and 1818 could net pos- sibly have risen so high ; and as rents and wages would have been proportion ably reduced, the abundant harvests. of 1819 and of last year, instead of being productive only of disaster to the^ farmer, would have redounded as much to Jiis advantage, as to that of any other classes of society. It is an incontrovertible principle, that the higher the li- mit at which the importation of foreign corn is fixed, the greater and the more destructive will be the fluctuation of prices. Had importation in 1817 and 1818 been prohi- bited until the home prices reached 100s. it is nearly certain that the . average price of these years would have been at the very least 110s. or 120s. J^ ut this excessive price, by attracting additional capital to agriculture, antj consequently increasing still farther the supplies of corn, would have sunk the present prices still lower. Thqy could hardly on this hypothesis have exceeded 40s. or 45s. • a quarter. Much has lately been said, and justly too, in reproba- tion of the flagitious attempts which have been made to exasperate the different classes of society against each other. But we would beg leave to ask, whether it is possible to conceive, or for human ingenuity to devise a system better calculated than the corn laws to have this effect? These laws have set the interests of the landlords and farmers in direct opposition to those of every other clas^. An agriculturist has now no hope of getting rich otherwise than by the distresses of his fellow- cit? zelis « — Nor is this all. ' Hie corn laws have not merely generated such a disunion of interests as is altogether incompatible with the safety and tranquillity of the state, but they have actually turned the bounty of Providence into a curse.— Formerly abundant harvests were the harbingers of uni- versal gladness— a blessing to the farmer, who participat- ed in the general joy, aware that any surplus over what was necessary for home consumption would meet with an advantageous sale abroad, and that his accustomed profits, instead of being diminished, would be increased i How different is the case now j How melancholy the change ! When the harvest is unusually productive, prices imme- diately fall ; but until they have fallen 100 or 1.50 per cent, below the cost of production, the farmer is unable to export a single bushel. Plenty is to him the sure fore- runner of poverty, bankruptcy, and ruin ! We should never have done were we to attempt to esti- mate all the pernicious consequences of the corn laws.— But it must never be forgotten, that the fluctuations which are inherent in the very nature of the prohibitive system, are. if possible, still - more injurious to the other classes of society than to the farmer. They are in fact productive only of pure and unmixed evil. Though wages do not vary with every variation in the prices of corn, yet when prices fall very low, as they arc stirevto do in a country placed under the restrictive system when the crop, is unusually abundant, wages always experience a considerable reduction. This arises from two causes : first; from the reduced price of corn, the main regulator^ of wages, and, second, from the diminished demand of the agriculturists. But low prices cannot continue ; for the rapid destruction, of capital, and the diminished culti- vation of bad soils, by lessening the supply, will infallibly raise them to their proper level. While they are thus ele- vated, the f irmer, having succeeded during the low prices in getting his rent, wages, ike. reduced, will obtain un- usually high profits; this, however, as we have already shewn, by attracting fresh capital to agriculture, will again depress prices and involve him in new. misery I But, it is evident, that all the advantages gained by the farmer during the high- priced years, of this ascending and des- cending progression, must have been gained at the ex- pense of the other classes. It is in truth a mere shifting of distress from the shoulders of the agriculturist to those of the consumers of his produce. " The labourer, whose w iges had, during the depression of the market, gradual- ly settled down to the level of his subsistence, must, when the produce of land recovers its value, be left without the means of procuring the necessaries of life. Pauperism, with its train of degradation, misery, and vice, will thus be inci eased to a frightful extent. In this state of things, wretchedness, disease, and death, will begin to thin the population, and to lessen the supply of labour, until wages regain their natural level. Even when, by this painful process, the money wages of labour have been adjusted to the price of the necessaries of life, the evil will not cease; but on the contrary the miserable series will again recom- mence. For years of abundance must return ; and these,- ! with the extended tillage occasioned by the high prices, | will lower the markets, from the point at which foreign • corn can be introduced, to that at which exportation can j take place. Hence, while the great reduction in the '• value of the productions of land again proves destructive to agricultural capital, and diminishes cultivation, it will give an impulse to population lower wages once more, and lay the foundation of a frightful renewal- of pauper- ism and misery, when a deficiency in the home supply of corn shall again recur."—( Colonel TOR HENS' Letter to Lord LIVERPOOL, p, 15.) ; But, even if it were to be conceded, that these ruinous fluctuations of prices could be avoided under the prohibi- tivesystem,— and it might with equal truth beconceded, that Plie Isle of Man h larger than Britain— still it would be deeply injurious to the farmer as well, as to the consu- mers of his produce. Provided prices are steady, it is for ^ the advantage of the farmer that they should be com^ ara- ' iVciy low. The object that every farmer has in vie^ r, J can only be to obtain the greatest possible profit from the • capital lie employs in cullivatiotl. It is demonstratively certain, however, that when prices rise profits must" dimi- j msli. Average^ real prices, of which only we are tfbw speak- j iug, cannot be increased otherwise than by an increased i difficulty of production. 5> ut whenever the increase of , the population forces recourse to be had to inferior soils, j this increased difficulty is experienced, and the rent of 1 all the soils already under cultivation is at the same time ! increased. For it is plainly the same thing to a farmer, whether be pays a rent of ten quarters for a piece of land of the first quality, which with a certain expenditure of capital and labour, will yield 100 quarters, or farms, without paying any rent, a piece of land which, with the same expenditure, will ou'y yield 90 quarters. But it is obvious from this statement, that the farmer would re- ceive a much greater share of the produce of his capital, previously to prices having risen so high as to occasion the cultivation of the inferior soil than afterwards. In confor- mity with this principle, it is invariably found, that wher- ever prices are high, profits are low, and conversely. The average price of corn in Britain is at least four or five times its average price in Illinois ; but an Illinois far- mer with a capital of L. 1,000 would derive from it as large profits as an English farmer would deriCe from a capita) of L. 3,000 or L. 4,000. It is landlords, and not farmers who reap advantage from a high real price of corn and the cultivation of bad lands. The real interests of the far- mers and of the consumers are precisely the same ; aud'U permanently high price of raw produce would not be less certainly injurious to the one class than to the other. Of course we do not mean to affirm, that a rise of pri- ces, if it were constant, which under the restrictive system cannot possibly be the case, might not be advantageous to the farmers during the currency of their leases. But it is clear, tlmt whenever their leases expire this advantage is at an end, and that they must then submit to an in- crease of rent and a fall of profit. It appears, therefore, that there is but one method by which the severe distresses of the agriculturists can be either mitigated or removed, and that is by gradually re- linquishing Ihe restrictive system and recurring tft the sound principle of a free trade. Every thing else is down- right quackery and imposition. It is not in the power of any legislative measure permanently to elevate prices; and if the Legislature do interfere, either by altering the mode of taking the averages, or otherwise to oppose fresh obstacles to importation, it will only add additional vio- lence to those fluctuations which have been productive of so much wide- spread- misery and distress ; and which, when they occur in a highly populous and manufacturing country like England, not only compromise the existence of individuals, but deeply endanger the. safety and tran- quility of the state. Many other points of the highest importance are involved in the discussion of this question ; but these we must de- fer to a future opportunity,— Scotsman. MKETISG of the COUNTY of AYR. Pursuant to a requisition, a Meeting of the Free- holders, Justices of the Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Ayr, was convened in the Court- house at Ayr, on Saturday last, the 30th ult. The interest which the contemplated proceed- ings excited in the public mind was of such a des- cription, that immediately on the doors being open- ed, every seat was occupied, and. it, was even with difficulty that standing room could be afforded to the majority of the gentlemen who had attended, in com- pliance with the application made to the Convener. Sir DAVID HUNTER BLAIR was called to the Chair. Sir JAMES FERGUSSON, in moving the address, expressed his conviction, that there never was a pe- riod when it was more necessary for good men of all denominations to declare their attachment to the principles of the'Britiah Constitution, and in loyal and becoming language to approach the Throne of their Sovereign, to record their gratitude for the blessings which the Constitution has alike secured to the humble and the great; to avow their unalter- able attachment to his present Majesty, their de- termination to resist the inroads of daring men, and to secure to latest posterity the unexampled blessings which the Government of the House of Brunswick' had conferred. Sir WM. CUXNINGAIIME of Capriugton second- ed the address. Mr. OSWALD ofAuchencruivemoved an Amend- ment, 011 the ground that there was neither disloy- alty nor disaffection to the King or the Constitu- tion in the county, and that the real, though conceal- ed object of the address was to approve of the con- duct of Ministers. Mr. CUNNLNGIIAME of Eutcrkine supported the address. Mr. ELIAS CATHCAUT asked, what were the people to gain by attacking the Constitution of the country; they were first to bring misery and ruin upon themselves, and the final object they were to obtain was left in uncertainty and doubt. He did not believe there were a hundred men in Scotland who would sign an address, or state as their opini- ons in ail intelligible form, that they were dissatisfi- ed with the Constitution. " I do not believe," said lie, " that 100 men arc to be found in the empire who wish a King without a King and Commons, as in Old Venice; or Commons without cither a King or I jords, as in America. I here had been, it is true, among a body of the people, certain opinions of reform, but the worst and only dangerous part of these had already vanished before the united reason and sense of those very people who had once been inclined to listen to them. Were there any grounds for accusing the people of disloyalty and disaffec- tion ? On the contrary, supposing the existence of no evidence at all, either on one side or the other, there were the strongest presumptions derived from the highly religions and moral excellence of our countrymen, and from our free Constitution, that to it all ranks and orders were sincerely and power- fully attached. Now, where was the evidence to counteract these presumptions ? There was no evi dence at all. And was this respectable meeting re- quired to insinuate against the loyalty of the people, in an address to the Father of his people, without any evidence, and against all the presumptions to the contrary ?—( Applause)— He trusted, that if any gentleman possessed evidence, either against the moral, religious, or loyal tendency of the people, it might be brought forward in support of the state- ments and insinuations contained in the address, and that tbcv would point out to the meeting where were the disaffected parts.—( Applause.) The amendment was further supported by Mr. Kennedy of Dunure, and having been opposed by Mr. Boswell, M. P. for Plynipton. ( a Treasury bo- rough.) it was negatived on a division, by a majority of 65 to 15, when the original address was agreed to. COUNTY OF RENFREW. On Thursday a meeting of the Freeholders, Jus- tices of the Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the county of Renfrew, was held in the Town- House, Renfrew, for the purpose of determining on the propriety of voting a loyal address to his Ma- jesty on the present s: ate of the country. The meeting was most crowded, and great diffi- culty was tbund in accommodating the gentlemen entitled, in terms of the requisition, to deliberate and decide. Mr. CUNNINGHAM of Humble, after some pre- liminary discussion, moved, that in consequence of the church' being, refused, and a motion for the ad- journment of the meeting there having been reject- ed, the Chairman declared that lie would not put Siich a nfotion, and no suitable accommodation being afforded in tlie Town- Hottse of Paisley, the meet- ing do appoint a committee to take into considera- tion the most desirable time and place for calling a meeting on a mare extensive scale, including house- holders and heritors, and, in virtue of the act of Parliament, to convene a meeting on some future dav. The above motion being duly seconded, and put to the vote, was lost, the numbers being— For the motion, 4 )•— against it, ( j3—- Majori- ty, 19. The business of the day then proceeded. Mr. MURE of Caldwell, Vice- Lieutenant, moved the address, which vvasseconded by Mr. ALEXAN- DER of North- Bar. The principal speaker on the side of the original address Was Lord Succoth, who was told in very pointed language, but without any effect on his Lordship, that the political and judicial character should be kept separate. Mr. MAXWELL, younger of Pollok, M. P. mov- ed an amendment, which was seconded by Mr. SPIERS of Elderslie. After a warm and exceedingly interesting debate, the amendment was withdrawn by the mover in con- sequence of Mr. Stuart having moved the following additional address—" That without meaning to con- vey any approbation or disapprobation ot the con- duct of his Majesty's administration, thev, & c. & c. The vote being called, thei* e appeared— For the original address, 60— Against it, 41-— Majority, 16'. MEETING of the COUNTY of DUBLIN DISPERSSED % an ARMED FORCE!! The County of Dublin Meeting was held on the 30th Decmber, and terminated in a manner unpre- cedented in this country. Crowds of most resectable Gentlemen and Free- holders began to assemble at an early hour, but all the doors of the Court- house were closed until long after the time appointed for taking the Chair. Several favoured loyalists, however, were ad- mitted through a window, at which a police magis- trate, ami a large body of constables kept guard. At- length the doors were opened, a tremendous crush took place, and the'ehief plares were found oc- cupied bv the requisitionistsand their party. Several independent gentlemen, however, readily made their way to the table, and tlie Sheriff'immedi- ately read the Requisition, and stated the purpose of the meeting, and was listened to with the greatest respect and attention. Lord IloWTH said a few words which were quite inaudible. The Sheriff'stated that his Lordship had moved that a Committee be appointed to prepare an address. The Sheriff immediately proceeded to name the Committee, and mentioned " Lord Frankfort." Lord CLONCURRY and Mr. O'CONSELL object- ed to the gross irregularity of t'ns proceeding.— The Sheriff, however, persisted, and the Commit- tee, thus nominated without a shadow of choice on the part of the meeting, retired, and in a few minutes returned with an Address, evidently prepared in the same underhand and dictatorial manner. Mr. BURNE rose to move an amended address, and was proceeding to offer some observations in support of his inotion, when the Sheriff interrupted him— put the question oil the original address ( con- trary pi all precedent)— and declared that it was car- ried, although there were at least one hundred who cried " No" to ONE that said " Aye." The Sheriff'then said, " I disolve this meeting." ^ There was a general and instantaneous cry of " Lord Cloncurry in the chair," and his Lordship took it without hesitation, although several of the requisitionists endeavoured to dissuade him. Mr. O'Connell made a few observations, and Mr. BURNE moved the amended Address. Whilst the Learned Gentleman was speaking, a military force was introduced into the Court- house by Ma- gistrates paid from the public purse, and the nobili- ty, gentry, and freeholders of the county were driven from their places by armed soldiers. Lord Clou- curry kept his seat until his person was taken, hold of by the common soldiers. This outrage created the strongest feelings of disgust and contempt. The gentlemen who had been thus violently expelled im- mediately passed the amended address in front of the Court house, and voted a strong censure on the authors of the monstrons proceedings we have des- cribed. A cordial vot6 of thanks was then passed to Lord Cloncurry, and the meeting separated ! The amended address contains a strong declara- tion of loyalty and attachment to the King, but an equally decided condemnation of the proceedings of his Ministers. As the military were entering the body of the Court- house, Mr. O'Connell exclaimed, " Let us be firm to our post, and not abandon it until com- pelled by force." Lord CLONCURRY assented to this proposal im- mediately, and manfully exclaimed, " This is the Freeholders^ house, purchased by the freeholder's moncv. I am a Magistrate of this county. I will not, i DARE not be put out of it, nor will 1 leave it until compelled bv force." An officer, with drawn sword and two soldiers, then placed their hands upon him, and he ivas compelled, by farce, to leave the Chair. The meeting was then dispersed by armed soldiers.,— Freeman's ] Veehly Journal. On Tuesday a meeting of most respectable gentle- men took place at D'Arcy's tavern, Dublin, to con- sider the best steps to be taken on the outrage at Kilmainham. II. Rowan, Esq. was in the chair. Mr. O'Connel addressed the meeting in a most ani- mated speech, lie said they ought to be branded as slaves if they remained quiescent under the out- rage which had been offered them. It was a thing unheard of that the Freeholders should not be allow- ed to state. their opinions upon any measure propos- ed to them, but be driven out at the point of the bayonet. The sentiments expressed at Kilmainham are re- echoed 111 every Irish bosom. Ireland is not too fallen to be prevented from making an effort for her independence, and the free exercise of the peo- ple's- rights. A glorious opportunity was now pre- sented to them, and they would prove to the inha- bitants of England that they did not yield to them in the love of constitutional liberty. He therefore moved, " that a Committee of fifteen persons be appointed to take into consideration the best method of demanding redress for the outrage committed on the Freeholders of Kilmainham on Saturday last ; to report to au adjourned meeting, to be held at D'Arcy's tavern, at two o'clock on Thursday." This inotion was seconded by Sir Charles Mor- gan, and carried unanimously. Mr. Finlav asked, when thev attend at the invi- tation of the Sheriff) were they to meet under the range of artillery ? Is this the way to suppress the public voice ? No, Gentlemen, it will operate in a very iliiletexit manner; it will produce great political jjood : it will exense lis in tlio eve.? of all England t* * D for our late apparent a|> uthy ; they will sav that terror kept its silent ; they will see that when wc have constitutionally met for a legal purpose, we have been dispersed by the bayonet. Bttrer would it be to live unde4 the Dey of Algiers, than submit to such outrages. yEneas M'DemueH said, if such atrocious ami unconstitutional proceedings are suffered, we arc: not safe, when assembled together in any public place. That lives were not lost there was only to be attributed to the forbearance of the neople — Had lives been lost it would have been murder.—• He verily believed that if anv gentleman had ven- tured to remonstrate; with the soldiers bevond tlieir ideas of propriety, thev would have l « en rail through. The first thing WHS to see whether or not Government sanctioned this outrage. After some more observations bv tl> e fjentlemcn present, Mr. O'Connel's motion was agreed to. The following is a list of the Committee : I Counsellor Curran. Sir Charles Morgan. Counsellor Emlay. Wolfe. O'Connelj • -•• •• E. M actio on ell. A\ Hamilton Rowan, Esq. Counsellor Burne. Lord Cloneurry. Wrtw I lumphrys Esrjl Wm- Murphy, Esq. Jos. Dennis Mullen/ Esq. Capt. Fntrell. Counsellor H. D. itvson. • Husband, sen. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. all an FROM FRENCH PAPERS. PARIS, Jan. 1.— Admiral Moore requested the King of Naples to lie excused from accompanying his Majesty on his voyage to Leghorn, having re- ceived orders not to quit the Bav of Naples. A Special Messenger has arrived in Paris from Palestine, with a cargo of water from the river Jordan, which he was sent to fetch for the purixise of baptising the young Due de Bourdeaux ! ! It is a singular circumstance, that almost all of the ser- vants about the young Duke arc English. The domestic news in the Paris Papers is not important. The business of the Chamber possesses no interest. NAPLES, Dec. 11.— The Minister ofthe Interior has addressed, since the 7th, a circular to all tlic Governors of provinces, announcing the departure of the King for Laftiach. " The wish of all the Allied Powers," it is ob- served in this circular, " being, that order ;> nd con- fidence should remain the predominant sentiments in the heart of every Neapolitan, you will exert all your efforts to attain this object, on which depends the welfare of the country. His Royal Highness has commanded me to declare, that you shaH be re- sponsible for the consequences of any indecisive can- duct, calculated to endanger the State." On the 8th, at seven o'clock in the morning, the avenues of the Parliament were beset by immense crowd, whose attention was excited by the message from the King, on the preceding evening. The sitting commenced at ten o'clock. The Pre- sident, Huggiero, requested the persons who crowd- ed the tribunes to preserve a calm demeanour. The Deputy, Borelli, in the name of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, made a report upon the King'i message. It concluded with these words :— I st. u The Parliament will represent to his Mnjesly that it has no power to adhere to all which the- message contains, contrary to the general oath, and to the socUl pact which establishes the Spanish Constitution. ' id " The Parliament is equally devoid of the power to consent to the dejiarture of the King, except upou this understanding, that the said departure shall have for its object to support the Spanish Constitution, sworn to by all." The deputies Nicolai, Arcovitt), Dragonetfi, Pepe, Saponara, Poerio, and tfaldi, successively addressed the Chamber. The vote was called for, and the Parliament adopted, with acclamations, the propositions of the Committee. An address to the King, equally carried by acclamation, contained the following passages :— " Sire, for a long time wo have been anxious to Inow tlie sentiments of the High Allied Powers with respect to ourselves. Our confidence in their justice will not bt de- ceived ; far from wishing to declare vvar against an in- nocent people, they invite, into their presence, rotir Ma- jesty, the founder and protector of our political Constitu- tion. " If your Majesty wishes to repair to this Congress, it can only be, we are certain, in order to finish there the work you have begun. Since the 6th July, your Ma. f- sty It AS constantly required of us to preserve the basis of th:; Spanish Constitution ; and lately, when we proposed to you a law respecting the nomination of Councillors of State, it was yourself who reminded us that w e sbouM not deviate from that Constitution. " If the free will of your Majesty he not sufficiently established by these facts, nothing can be more usef ul t!, s; j to furnish n new proof of it, by your personal interpositk n at I. aybaeh. " Hut we cannot accent the proposition made by VOMr Majesty, requiring the attendance of four deputies to ac- company you. It is not front their vigilant eyes that we should derive confidence, hut from the goodness of your own heart, and the sanctity of your solemn oath. " Sire, the writer of the message, which has lx; en pre- sented to us in the name of your Majesty, has strikingly deviated from these principles. lie has indicated the basts of a political Constitution, as if it were now a question as to making a new one ; and he has traced but a path w holly adverse to the line < ff our duty. " Never can we impute to your Majesty such manifest contradictions of your known intentions, of your habit., and of your repeated protestations. We have never doubt- ed that your words proceeded from your lie/ i t. We think we should wrong the rigid principles of your august Al- lies, if we supposed them capable of demanding from your Majesty the slightest sacrifice of your noble boon ; and vv^ should do a still greater wrong to your Majesty if we imagined that all the powers of the world weru capable of inducing you to make such a sacrifice. Your Majesty, therefore, tiasdesired to go to I. aybach only to defend there. the Constitution which you have deigned to accept. You cannot play any other part than that of an independent Monarch, who will assert his oath, his conscience, and his honour. Could we dare to admitan absurd hypothesis? Could we dare to suppose an opposition ( impossible, in point of fact) between the object of your journey, your generosity, and our confidence ? We- shall do what a Parliament worthy of your esteem ought to do. Severe guardians of the Spanish Constitution, we cannot oppose to its progress any obstacle. " Such, Sire, arc the sentiments of the National Parlia- ment. It is these which have dictated the annexed decree. Your Majesty w ill find it conformable to your own great views, because those views are conformable to religion, to> humanity, and to the love of your dynasty." DECHEE OF PARLIAMENT. II Considering the oath taken by tile King before tha Provisional Junta, and the Parliament, & c. " Considering the impossibility of the Parliament ac- qi. iescing in any thing hostiluto the'Span'sh Constitution,, it is decreed as follows, ( See the resolutions of the Com- mittee above.) The Duke of Campo Chiaro addressed Parliament a new message " from the King, read as follows: " It is with infinite pain I learn, that my faithful de- puties do not view in the same light as myself the resolu- tion which was yesterday communicated to them by me in order to avoid all ambiguity- I declare that I have no- thought of violating the Constitution to which I have sworn, liutin iny decree of the 7th of July, having re- served to the" M ation vl Representation the right ot modify-, ng thu Spanish Constitution, 1 have thought, and I still i f / to the It was think, that my presfncc at'the Congress of Laybach may be useful, in order to prevail upon tlieni to agree to mo- difications, which, without compromising the rights of the nation, may avert al I t- auscs of war. besides, none of these modifications will be conclusively adapted, but with the consent of the nation and of myself. I declare, Iast! v, that 1 did not intend to suggest any suspension { during my absence) except such as related to these modi- fications, and not with regard to legislative acts. ( Signed) •• FERDINAND." On the 10th,• the Dulie dc Campo Chiaro ad- dressed to tlic Parliament another message from the Kin ® , conceived partly in the same terms as the preceding one. It contained also the following paragraph: " I declare I will not go to Laybach, except for the purpose of maintaining the Spanish Constitution. After this declaration, I desire that the Parliament will decide, in positive terms, whether they will consent to my being present at the Congress of Laybach. " In the event of their deciding affirmatively, I wish they would explain themselves with respect to tny pro- position, for confirming, in the person of my very dear son, tli « Duke of Calabria, the powers of Vicar- General. I reeret that the Parliament will not give me four of its rpembers to accompany me ; I could have wished to have had the benefit of their wisdom. The allied Sovereigns - ipxpect from me a prompt answer ; I desire, therefore, that the Parliament will pronounce at once upon the questions that have been submitted to them. " Dec. 10. ( Signed) FERDINAND." The same da)' the Prince Vicar- General issued a decree, stating that the six Ministers having given in their resignation, his Royal Highness had thought proper to replace them as follows:— Foreign Affairs, the Duke de Gallo ; Minister of the Interior, the . President Acclavio, and until lie arrived, the Marquis Aulette; Minister of Grace and Justice, the Procureur- Gcneral Tro- isi; Minister of Finances, Carignan : and Mini- ster of War, Lieutenant- General Parisi. The jmrtejeuille of the Marine is confided to the Mi- nister for Foreign Affairs. To- day, the 11th, the Parliament concluded its lijiours with respect to the modifications of the Spa- nish Constitution. Dec. 12.— M. Borclli, Member of Parliament, communicated upon what conditions we had ob- tained the mediation of a Great Power, viz. the creation of a Chamber of Peers; the abolition of the permanent deputation of Parliament; the Coun- cil of State to be nominated by the King; the absolute veto; the initiative of the budget, and of the laws bv the Crown ; and the prerogative of dissolving Parliament.— II Ccnsare. Extract of a private letter, dated Naples, De- cember 13: " We arc in a momentous crisis : the departure of the King has given rise to the greatest possible agitation. This evening the populace are as- sembled in tumultuous groupes in the Rue de Tofeda, and in the public squares. Two pro- clamations have been issued, which appear to have had the effect of producing a little calm. " The King embarked this afternoon, at five o'clock, on board the English ship Vengeur Tlie Duchess of Berri, French frigate, and an English frigate, accompany his Majesty, who will disembark at Leghorn. Amongst the person- ages in the King's suite ( in number 4- S) are, the Duchess. de Floride; the Prince de Viscenti ; the Marquis Ruffo. minister of the Royal House ; the Prince de Buoti, (' apt. of the Guard ; Prince de Buttera, Gentleman of the Chamber ; Father Porta, the King's confessor." PARIS, Jan. 4.— The King of Naples landed at Leghorn on the 20th. He was expected at Florence on the following day. Inm. Mean time the archives were removed from tfye Pala. ee of the States General ( which joins that of the Prince), as well the moat valuable furniture which could be rescued from the flames, and car- ried into the Park and the neighbouring houses.— The fire seems . to have bt'gun in the Chapel of the Princess, at the tipper story. The Prince immedi- ately directed the assistance which could be given by the persons of his household, but in vain. At seven the Princess and her three sons left the palace which began to be a prey to the flames, and which soon burst further with amazing violence ; they communicated to the noble hall of the States Gene- ral, decorated with so much taste and elegance by M. Vander Straeten, the King's architect. Only the Ixire walls of that magnificent building remain. AUGSBURG, Dec. 19.— Tlie following are the most interesting particulars of the news from Italy : " The Austrian troops, assembled both in Ve- nice arid Lonibardy, are making great demonstra- tions which would tend to make it be believed that the expedition against the kingdom of Naples w ill certainly take place: yet there is in all these move- ments a circumspection which seems to indicate, that before they march forward, final orders are ex- pected. " The Ardiduke Rainer is expected at the head- quarters, at Treviso, to be present at a grand re- view of the army. The report that this Prince would return to Vienna, and that a successor would be appointed to the eminent post which he fills, is not confirmed, onlv there will be some changes of the persons of the higher departments of the admi- nistration of the country. If war should take place with Naples, it will be more bloody than was sup- posed. We learn that the Government of that king- dom prosecutes without relaxation its preparations for defence. Calabria and the Abruzzos are in arms, and have organised several free corps, which have been placed under the command of officers who have all been on active service, either in the north or in Spain. The nature of the country will enable the Neapolitan army to avoid any general action." to accept of it. but atfliesame time to compliment him on the consistency of his conduct, He adds, that it is not entirely settled whether he will for the present remain in this country, or go abroad. In the event of the latter., he Melting Stuff, Ditto rough, ex- RE- onc St. has FROM OS- UMAX PAPERS. ST. PETERSBURG)*, Dec, 1— The Commission appointed to\ inquire into the conduct of the regiment Stmonoff consists of Lieutenant- General Lewas- chow, President, Major- Generals Count Guriew, and Baron Sochtelin, and four Colonels, one of whom is the Colonel of the regiment of the guards Preo'oascheusky. General Bistrum has succeeded Colonel Schwartz. The first battalion of the regi- ment, which alone has to be tried by a court martial, lies in the barracks of the fortress. That part of the regiment which was first sent to Cronstadt, was afterwards embarked for Sweaburg, in Finland, but contrary winds drove the transports into Revel. Young men of many of the first families of this city • were officers in the regiment Semonoff. BERI- TN, Dec. 19.— Our State Gazette contains the following article :— In No. 14- 8 of Voss's Berlin Gazette various reports are related which, as the editor affirms, were in circulation at Vienna rcspeet • jog the approaching events in Italy. The author of the article says that these reports contradict each other, vet he mentions as coming from good au- thority that the Cabinets at Troppau had resolved to make another attempt to induce the party pre- vailing at Naples, if not to overturn the new order of things, at least to bring it by means of various modifications nearer to monarchical principle. The author adds to a certainty, that on the 20th Nov. couriers were dispatched to Naples with the final proposals of the Sovereigns. An impenetrable veil still covers the deliberations of the Congress at Trop- pau, and it would be presumption to say any thing Respecting them. So much, hovfever, we arc au- thorized to declare, that no idea was ever entertained for a moment at Troppau of negotiating with the party prevailing at Naples, or to make proposals to it to change the new order of things. This would be, in Other terms, recognizing the legality of an insurrection, the instigators of which were a secret political sect, and whose instrument was the army. There cannot be a thought of bringing a constitution, which is the product of an unlawful power, more or less near to the monarchical principle. The mo narchical principle rejects every institution which is not determined upon and accomplished by the Mo • ifarch himself of his own free will. It is for the King of Naples, when he shall be in astate of liberty, to introduce into his kingdom another constitution, that is, so far as he shall be convinced that such an one is adapted to the . wants and wishes of the people. It is therefore wholly unfounded, that on the 20th November two couriers were dispatched to Naples with proposals to the Government ; only this is true, that on the 24th the Monarchs dispatched a. itogrcph letters to the King, the contents of which inwever are entirely unknown. It is likewise en- tirely false that the conferences at Troppau were au- j nirned for three weeks. These conference* liave not been a moment interrupted. . BRUSSELS, Dec. 30.— Yesterday morning, at five o'clock, a dreadful fire broke out in the palace of the Prince of Orange which entirely consumed that fine building, in spite of the most prompt assistance tif the citizens, who were eager to shew their affection to the Prince and'Princess by the most extraordina- ry efforts to stop the progress of the flames. His lioval Highne . s the Prince of Orange directed the workmen, and .- ncouraged their zeal with the cool- l ess and intre^ idity which so eminently characterise AMERICA, cjc. SANTA FE DE BAGOTA, Oct. 19.— An traordinary gazette from Choco has just been ceived, which announces the arrival of a brig, of Lord Coehrane's squadron, at the port of Beneventura pn the Pacific.) The vessel brought 2000 muskets for the republican service. — Two deputies were in her, for the purpose of enter- ing into a treaty offensive and defensive with the Government of Columbia against their common enemy. Official information has also Seen received, stating that General Valdez's division occupied all the territory between Popavan and Mercadiness. " There is scarcely a day passes that some of th'e Royalist officers and soldiers do not march over to Patriots, who treat them with every possible indul- gence. General Caldaza has requested of the Vi- ceroy of Lima some reinforcements, but was answer- ed that lie himself required an additional force, as he was daily in expectation of an attack from the united forces of Lord Cochrane and the Republican Government. Eight friars have been shot for plotting against the Republican Government. The subsequent throws some farther light upon the " amicable negociations about to commence in South America, between the Chiefs of the contend- ing parties. SARAMILLA, Oct. 18.— The general opinion is, that something decisive will spring out of the nego- ciations lietween Bolivar and Mcnillo ; in other words, that theindependenee of the country will be ac- knowledged, as nothing short of it is contemplated or desired by the independent party. The forces that operate against Santa Martha by land, march this day ; and the fleet will sail to- morrow. The object of the land expedition is to bring Sanehy Lema to action. He is at present at San Carlos ; as he cannot advance through the Cie- ncga on account of our boats, he will be easily over- taken. The detachment consists of 1000 men.— Colonel Montillo does not quit this province, or take the command of the expedition at Turbaco ; it remains stationary. We are quite sickly here, dying in this small place half a dozen a day. lias taken eafe that the affairs of his constituents shall not j Soap ditto, be neglected it: bis absence. i THE WE ATI! K It.— Thursday, several of the mails | from various parts of the country were much later than usual, itl consequence of the heavy fall of snow in different t parts on Wednesday. In some places, we understand, it J has been seven or eight feet deep on the road. TUe Exeter mail had been twice dug out On Wednesday night, yet, owing to the exertion of tiie coachman and guard, it arrived in town, and the letters brought by it were deli- vered rather earlier, than any of the other inai. ls. Wednesday John Palm, the man who, it will be re- ] collected, was taken into custody some time ago. upon a charge of high treason, and conspiring with A. Thistle- wood and others, to assassinate his Majesty's Ministers at a Cabinet dinner, was brought before the Privy Council at Whitehall, and was examined by the Attorney- General, and nine Privy Councillors, for upwards of an hour and a half. He declared tVit it never was his intention to join in the horrid deed, and that he had all along endeavoured to persuade Thistlewood and his companions from the act. which they meditated. Palin was called upon to enter into his own recognizances in the sum of Jzh( K) for seven years, for which period he was held to keep the peace He entered into the recognizance, and was discharged. A letter from Dublin, dated December 27, savs, An occurrence of an extraordinary nature took place a few days ago in the part of the county we have just quitted. The Marquis of Londonderry dreamt that his son ( Lord Castlereagh) came over to his house, and that he went down to the statue gallery to see him. With this impression on Ins mind, he jot up in his sleep and walked down to the gallery in his house, and stumbling against a statue, knocked it down : the noise brought the ser- ants to the gallery, - where tliev found the Marquis in an apoplectic fit, in which state he was carried to his room, and still continues in the most alarming condition, with very slight hopes of his recovery." Town Tallow, 60s tq Yellow Russia, 55s to White ditto, 51s to 4Ds to 42s to 83s to PRICE OF TALLOW, Jan, 6. Graves,- - Good Dregs, Yellow Soap, Mottled, Curd, Palm, — s to 26s — s to 9s H2s to — s 94s to — s 98s to — s OOOsto — s Price of Caudles, per doz. llsOd— Moulds, 12s 6s. PRICE OF STOCKS. 5 per C Red. 70 t. I X Lottery Tickets, 211.. 3s 5 per Ct. N. Om. India Bonds, 26 27 pr. Cs. forAcc. 71 J Ex. Bills, 2 3 2 pr. A AVAL REGISTER. FKOM LLOYD'S MARINE LIST. Jan. 2. D.' al. Dec. 50 — Part of the cargo of the Duke of Cambridge, Stewart, from Bourdeuux for Hamburgh, wrecked near Ramsgate yesterday, consisting of wine, brandy, tobacco, turpentine, prunes, & c. washed on shore last night near Sandwich Haven, and from thence con. veyed to tiiis place, and some to Sandwich, where it is deposited in safety. Ramsgate, Dec. 30.— Part of the stern of a vessel, apparently American built, with " Marmion" upon it, has been driven on shore here this day. The Marmien. Brown, from Manilla to Rotterdam, ran on shore on Goree Island 24th ult. but was got off with the assistance of ice boats, and anchored at Helvoet on the 26th. Tin- Rebecca, of Liverpool, Shaw, from Oporto rfhd GaKvay to Dublin, was wrecked lytb ult. near Dingle— Crew and cargo saved. Memel, Dec. 12.— Since the 9th, we have experienced heavy gales at WNW. but have not heard of any damage- on the coast Hamburgh, Dec. 22.— We still experience u severe frost.— Wind, SSL. Rotterdam, Dec. 26.— Since the 22d inst. the wind has been at E. and the rivers are covered with drifting ice. Antwerp, Dec. 29.— The frost has set in very severe- ly, and the navigation ot the Scheldt is striped by float- ing ice. The John and Sarah, of Maryport, is lost at Riche- bucto, The Two Brothers, Hart, from Bilbo. i to London, foundered off Penmark Point, 14th December, in con- sequence of striking a wreck. Crew saved by a French brig and landed at Roscoff. „ The John and Mary Ann, Turner, from Whitehaven, was totally wrecked in Ramsay Bay, 13th December.— Crew saved. The Lady Sherbrooke, from Dcmerara, was lost 5th Nov. on Cranberry Island. V • JAN. 5.— The Martha, Decjen, from London to Bre- men, put into Grimsby on Monday : she arrived at the entrance of the Weser 22d ult. where she encountered tre- mendous gales from the eastward, and so much ice that she was unable to proceed. The gales continued with such violence that the vessel drove for five days before her storm sail. The heavy seas which struck her stove her bulwarks,"& c. and occaMoned her to strain and make some water ; but it is supposed that the cargo has not suffered much, if any damage. The Mary of Castlegfegory, Iliggins, bound to Wa- terford, ran on shore on DuYjgarvon Bar 22d ult. and was abandoned by the crew : but afterwards carried into Dungarvon Bay, by some seamen from the coast. The Hope of Philadelphia, Win mere, from Savannah to Liver- pool, was driven on shore 26th ult. near the en- trance of Drogheda River, and it was feared would be wrecked. Crew saved. Cargo expected to be saved. uption.— From the LONDON GAZETTE, Jan. 6. T| iis Gazette contains Loyal Addresses from the Mer- chants' House of Glasgow ; from the Provost. Baillies, and Town Council of Inverury; Provost, Magistrates, and Council of Banff; Noblemen, Freeholders, Jus- tices of the Peace. Commissioners of Supply of the county of Roxburgh ; Lord Provost, Dean of Guild, Magistrates, and Council of St. Andrew's; and from the Episcopal Church of Scotland : Also contains simi- lar Addresses from ' twenty- one places and Corporate- Bodies in England— making in all twenty- seven, the whole of which were most graciously received. AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN,* By the quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels, and of Oatmeal per boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, from the Re- turns received in the- week ending D. c. 30. AYI2RAGE PT ENGLAND AND WALES. WHEAT, Rye, Barley, Oats,' - 54s Id [ Beans, 34s 7d | Pease 23s 19s 8D 2d Oatmeal, Bear or Big, 35s 6d 40s lid 22s 7d 00s OOd The average price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, com- puted from the returns made in the week ended . fan. 5, 5s 35s. 5J< 1. perewt. duty exclusive. LONDON, Jan. 6. It is understood that his Majesty will not return from Brighton to Carlton Palace before the 20th instant, after which a Privy Council will beheld, and the Royal Speech to both Houses of Parliament, on the opening of the session, taken into consideration. Ministers are preparing for the meeting of Parliament on the 23d instant. The address in the House of Com- mons, it is said, will be moved by George Bankes, jun. The following Requisition has been sent to the Lord Mayor : MY LO'HU— We, the undersigned Members of the Court of Common Council, request your Loadship will convbne an early Court to take into consideration the ex- pediency of petitioning Parliament to use such measures as in their wisdom may soem meet for effecting the resti- tution of her Majesty's name into the Liturgy, her res- toration to her rights and dignities as Queen, and a rigid inquiry into the unconstitutional proceedings against her Majesty.— 5th of January, 1821. The Lord Mayor has appointed Thursday next, the the 11th instant, at twelve o'clock. Mr. Canning sets olf'for Paris on Sunday next. He has written a letter to Mr. Bolton, of Liverpool, explain- ing the circumstance of his resignation, which has been handed about among his constituents. He states, that he tendered his resignation in June last, but that his Majes- ty graciously expressed his pleasure that he would retain bis office; an:! lie therefore went abroad, as he disagreed wiili his colleagues on the measure of the Bill of Pains and Penalties. On his return, finding that the proceed- ings were not finally closed, and still disagreeing with bis colleagues on that measure, and that measure alone, they had suggested the propriety of his resignation. He had. in consequence of their advice, again tendered his who had been graciously pleaded His Majesty's Revenue cruizer. Prince of Wales, Ben- jamin Oliver commander, arrived in Leith Roads on Thursday, with the famed smuggling cutter Idas, captured off Auebmitbie, after much manoevuring in a chase im- mediately before the wind, of two hours and a half. This vessel has long been considered the fastest sailing one of her description on this coast, and had on board a crew of 28 men, and was; armed^ accordingly. The Prince of Wales has been' particularly fortunate lately, as she has. in the course of little more than three months, captured three smuggling vessels, one of which, a lugger, which she captured in company with the Prince Regent, was very valuable. . INVERNESS COUNTY MEETING. ,„ - On Thursday a Meeting of the County . of tnvernew was held,' at which ouly eleven Freeholders were, present. William Fraser Tytler, Esq. of Balnain, Convener, hav- ing taken the Chair, that gentleman proceeded to statA the object of the Meeting, which, he, said, . was to con-, sider. of an addressto his Majesty on the pretent situation of the country, to show to their sovereign, w their fellow- subjects, and to all Europe, that, notwithstanding the machinations. of the disaffected, Great Britain was sound at heart. He concluded by hoping that, whatever ad- dresses should be proposed, harmony would prevail. The Clerk read a letter of apology for absehce from Mr. Fraser of Fingask. The next was from Glengary, fluted at Perth, complaining of the. shortness of the notice given, and stating his opinion tlntf there was no disloyalty or in- fidelity in this country. A note was read from Mr. Mac- kintosh of Fair, stating his inability to attend the meet- ing from ill health, hut that be approved of its objects.— A letter was also read from Major Duff of Muirtou, ap- proving of the object of the meeting. , . The Clerk then proceeded- to read the address, which purported to be an address from the Freeholders, Com- missioners of Supply, Justices of the Peace, and othet Heritors of the County, when it was observed'by a gentle- man present, the two last mentioned classes had not been summoned by the Convener, and that it was not therefore correct to - assuipe their concurrence to that in which nd power of dissent bad been given them ; they were accord- ingly struck out, and the Clerk was. all. owed to go on with the reading of the address without farther inter!' A silence of some : minutes endued, when Mr, Grant of Rothiemurcluis said, that having been ac- cident iy in the neighbourhood, he had felt it his duty tof attend the Meeting, although ho thought, with Glengary, that the, notice had not been sufficient. It was absurd, ho said, that thirty- three, gentlemen should take it upon themselves to declare the opinions of this extensive counT ty. Having expressed his reasons for disapproving of the address, Mr. Grant begged to ask if any person pre- sent approved of the late measures of Ministers ? No pet- son having done so, he was entitled to assume, ar, he was previously convinced ^ as the fact, that no gentleman pre- sent did approve of those measures, to which the present agitated state of the country was chiefly owing. The, Learned Gentleman in conclusion remarked, that it was well known and acknowledged, that in this part of the county, seditious or irreligious doctripes had made no progress, and that our press did not disseminate either thq one or the other ; we had no right, and. were not entitled to speak of what takes place Til other parts of the country, Let them speak for themselves ; w- e knew nothing of what occurred there, but by report. He would, there- fore, if the gentleman who had brought forward the ad- dress which had been read, did not accede to. such altera- tions as would remove what was objectionable, find it ne- cessary to move, as an amendment, another address, which be then read. • • » Mr. F laser, younger of Torbcck, seconded the ad- chess proposed by Mr. Grant, and, after deprecating in strong terms the late proceedings against the Q. ueen, con- cluded with asserting bis loyalty, which, he said, would not give place to that of any other man, and for which lit* was ready, should occasion unhappily occiir, to lay down bis life. , Mr. Fraser of Relig believed that the country had been infested by the wretched radicals, with whom no respect- able person in or out of Parliament has a fellow feeling and whose principles had recently been carried the length of open rebellion. In the present statu of the country he thought it the duty of every good subject to approach tile, Throne, and declare that lie would resist such attempts with his life and fortune. . Of the Administrations forme d by bur late revered Sovereign George III., and of the* principles acted upon by Mr. Pitt, and the Administra- tions conducted on these principles, lie was a warm ami sincere admir.- r. Of his Majesty's present Ministers ha generally approved ; and although he disapproved of soma of their measures, he cpncurred in the propriety of the address, and did not see the necessity of any alteration since it was never contemplated, as he had already said, directly or indirectly, to approve of their late proceedings, and this, he thought, should be fully and publicly tinder- stood. After some discussion, the gentleman who proposed the original address, conceding some verbal alterations, and the introductions of an entire clause from the oppos- ing address, to the following effect:—" But we have tlid utmost satisfaction in being able to assure your Majesty; that, in this pai t of your Majesty's dominions, there ex- ists no spirit of disaffection, of irreligion, or of immorali- ty, nor have any attempts been made, so far as we have, been able to learn, either by the circulation of books and writings, or otherwise, to shake the loyalty, or corrupt tha manners ofthe people." The address thus altered and amended was unanimously adopted as the sentiments of the meeting. Mr. G rant declared that he consented to the conclud- ing paragraph, where the vigour and wisdom of Govern- ment was applauded, on this distinct understanding, that the expressions had reference to the King and Constitu- ted Authorities in a general sense, and not to his Majes- ty's present Ministers, who, he denied, collectively or in- EDINBURGH, Jan. 9. The addressing machinery is still in full opera- tion in Scotland ; but we are greatly mistaken it' it do not receive a death- blow on the present occasion. Nothing that ever occurred in any former period of our history-— neither tlie two boxes of addresses which the Freeholders sent to that pink of Kings, James VII.— their unanimous support ofthe Ame- rican war, a war pronounced by Mr. PITT himself to have been unjust and diabolical— nor even their professions of unabated confidence in the wisdom and moderation of Ministers subsequent to the Man- chester carnage, contributed so much, as their pre- sent conduct, to open the eyes of the people of Scotland, as well as of England, to the real nature of our representative system. While every inde- pendent man in the kingdom is loudly expressing his decided condemnation ofthe system of Ministers, and while all the principal noblemen ami truly loyal freeholders of England are holding meetings expres- sive of the same sentiments, the majority of the 274- 0 freeholders of Scotland are offering up their adulatory inser. ee to the throne, and endeavouring to make his Majesty believe that the conduct of Ministers is approved of by all but a few factious and discontented individuals I But we are happy to have to add that they have been completely de- feated in their attempts to deceive and mislead the Royal mind. The reports of tlie proceedings at the meetings at which'addresses have been voted, are a sufficing antidote to their unfounded statements. Never was calumny, cant, and imposture so com- pletely exposed. Even we feel for the miserable condition to which the addressers have reduced themselves. And we have access to know, that then' helpless situation at the Edinburgh, Fife, and Aberdeen meetings— their utter inability to urge one word in defence of tiie addresses they had pro- posed— excited the pity of their opponents, and lessened the severity of their castigation I * * * * But we have dwelt too loner on this disgusting . . • 0 . r » o display of servility, and turn with pleasure to a more agreeable jjrospeet. The Freeholders of Eng- land are dopg their duty like men who are conscious ofthe value of the privileges acquired by the Revo- lution of 1688, and who are determined to use every constitutional means in their power to pre- serve them from the undisguised attacks of Mini- sters. The Gloucester Meeting was attended by some of the very first men in- the kingdom, in point of rank, character, and talents ; and' at this public meeting of one of tlia largest and most opulent counties in England, and which alone contains TEN TIMES as many Freeholders as ALL SCOTLAND, no adherent of Ministers ventured: to shew his face, or to urge one argument in their, behalf. This was truly a great and signal triumph ; and we anticipate^ similar triumphs in Berkshire, Northumberland, Hampshire, Stafford, & c. The English character never shone brighter than at the present moment; and it will not be the fault of the people of that kingdom, if the faction In power are permitted to continue to spread poverty, misery and discontent throughout the country.— Scotsman. The Presbytery of Edinburgh met on Friday, when Dr. Inglis read and moved an address to his Majesty. Dr. Grant seconded the Address. Mr. Andrew Thomson opposed it, in a very long speech. Df-. Grant replied shortly to his arguments. Sir II. MoncreifF, Dr. Campbell, and Mr. David Dickson spoke against the motion, Dr. Inglis de- j ty's present Ministers, who, lie denied, collectively < fended the Address. Mr. A. Thomson explained. ! dividually, possessed either vigour or wisdom ; but that, on Mr. Simpson of- Kirknewton supported the Ad- Jb t. Mrs. Wishart, York Place, of a daughter. MARRIAGES* At Inveresk House, on the ' id inst. Joshua Henry Mackenzie, Esq. Advocate to the Hon. Helen Anne Mackenzie, youngest daughter of the late Right Hon. the Earl of Seaforth. On the 2ffih ult. Mr. Thomas Dickson, builder, fcilin- burgh, to Jam-, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John Baillie, Edinburgh. DEATHS. < t Dunlop, 011 the 29th nit. Mr. James Tod, farmer, longholm, parish of Dundonald, to Margaret Cochrane, daughter of Thomas Cochrane. Esq. of Kirkland. At Edinburgh, on the 2d inst. John, third son of Coll Macdonald. Esq. Writer to the Signet. At Stockbridge. on the 2( ilh December last, Alex. Edgar, Esq. late of Wedderly, Jamaica. ill Ruse Street, Edinburgh, on the id inst. Mr. Alex. Wallace, in the 80th year of his age. At Dundee, on the 26ih of Decrtnl « - r, Mrs. Janet Preston. daughter of the Rev George Preston, late Mi- nister of the Gospel at Markinch, Fifeshire. At London, on ibe 11th ult. Anne, widow of Thos. Graham, Esq. of Kinross and Burleigh, late 31. X'. for the county of Kinross At Havre- de- Grace, on the 8ih ult. Mrs. Honeyman, wife of Captain Honeyman, It. N. At Edmonston House, on the 12th ult. James Brown, Esq. of Edmonston. In Castle- Street, on the 10th ult. MRS. Helen Edgar, relict of Henry David Inglis, Esq. Advocate. At Edinburgh, on the 11th ult., Mr. Peter Mathie, jeweller. At London, on the 9th tilt, in his 74th year, the most rev. Dr. Bray, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, over which be had presided 28 years. At Lissatt; Ireland, on the 50th ult. the Right Hon. John Staples, one of his Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council. At Sundrum, on the 3d inst. in the 82d year of Im- age. John Hamilton, Esq, of Saudrmn, much regret- ted . On the 30th ult. in his Chambers in Clement s Inn, London. Colin M'Rae. Esq. At Edinburgh, on the' 1st inst. Mr William whyte, Solicitor, Supreme Courts At Glasgow, on the 3d inst. John Falconer, Esq. late merchant in Hamburgh. T MEETING OF CREDITORS. MIE Creditors of ALLAN & THOMSON, Merchants, Aberdeen, are to meet in the Office of Charles Chalmers, Advocate, upon Wednesday next the 17tli inst.' at two o'clock afternoon : and as some matters of importance to tlie interest of the Creditors are to be laid before them, it is hoped, that the whole Creditors personally, or by proxy, will take the trouble to attend. Aberdeen, Jaw. 12, 1821. FIRST SPRING SHIP FOR QUEBEC. r- S- v The Fine Fast Sailing Coppered Brig ^ d'ik ve n u s> ^ k^ rfWS^ 250 Tous Burthen, A. ANDMISON, ( late of the Patriot) Master. This Vessel has supeiior accommodation for passengers, being fitted up for the trade ; will lie ^ ready to receive Goods by the 1st February, and sail as soon as the season will admit. For Rale of Freight and Passage, apply to rOBT. CATTO Aberdeen, 9th Jan. 1821. TO BE LET IN CHAPEL STREET, east Side, immediately lo the' North of K'utd Lane, A CONVENIENT small FAMILY HOUSE, A lately occupied by Captain Anton, containing three Rooms, large coomceiled Room, Kitchen and Cellars.— Rent onlv J! 5. A small Garden, well stocked! with Fruit Bushes, & e. may be had along with it, if wanted. I ikewise, several FLOORS which shut in by them- selves— several HALF FLOORS and ROOMS. The situation of this property is uncommonly healthy and pleasant, commanding on every side a most exten- sive view of* he surrounding country, and is accommo- dated with a very large Bleaching Green. Particulars may be known, by applying at the Shop of Mrs. Duncan. Chapel Street, who will shew the pre- mises ; or to Mr. Crombie, Dentist. little Belmont Street, Jan. 12, 1821. SALE OF UNREDEEMED PROPERTY, PLEDGED with the Deceased JAMES PHILIP, Pawn- Broker, Queen Street, Aberdeen, in the fol- lowing months, viz— November 1818- June, August, September, October, and November. 1819— consisting of Men and Women's WEARING APl'ARKI— BLANKETS- BED and TABLE LINEN- SILVEll WATCHES, & c. to lie sold by Auction, under the au- thority of the Administratrix, in Henderson's Auction- Boom, Crown Court, Union Street, on Tuesday first the ] 6ih January current, and following Evenings, at six o'clock. To be seen on the forenoon of the sale ; and Catalogues to be had at the Sale- room. HOUSE IN KING STREET TO LET. To be let, and entered to on 1 st June next, nPIIAT large and commodious HOUSE, on the A east side of King Street, presently occupied by Mrs. William Duguid and Mr. A. Duguid, Advocate. For farther particulars, application made be made to d. Hutcheon or A. Webster, Advocates. HOUSES IN CHAPEL STREET, FOR SALE. To be Sold by public roup, within Maslin's Inn, Queen Street, on Friday the 26' th of January curt, at G o'clock in the evening, if not previously disposed of by private bargain, JMIE TWO HALF HOUSES, West Sideof JL Chapel Street, with the large Garden behind, occu- pied by the Rev. Mr. Angus and Lieut. Ferguson. The HOUSE ill White House Street, with Garden occupied by Captain Prendergast, and the HOUSE in Skene Street, with Garden, occupied by George Birnie. If the House occupied by Captain Prendergast is not sold, the same will be Let for a year, after Whitsunday next. These Properties have all been built within three or four years, are every way substantial, finished in an ele- gant manner, and will be parted with on very reasonable feriqs. f Mr. George Birnie will shew ibe Premises to intending Purchasers; and as to particulars, application may be made to him, or to George Yeats, Advocate, who will show the Title Deeds and Articles of Roup. 7 / //<; cmionii LI:. ABERDEEN: SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1821. © ummarg of politics, THE desperate character of the measures to . which Ministers have resorted is sufficiently display- ed, by the means employed to screen them from pub- lic indignation, and if possible to banish from the minds of the people the causes of nil their present calamities. But these, unhappily for them, and unfortunately for the country, are too severely felt and too deep rooted, either to be lost it) oblivion, or in any degree removed, far less to be wholly eradi- cated, bv such delusive attempts* The system of coercion and intimidation could never effect this, nor serve to heal the deep wounds inflicted on a suffering nation, writhing under complicated evils and distress. The voice of conciliation and mode ration, in a case of such unprecedented difficulty, of pitv and sympathy for the people's woes, which Ministers had. occasioned, could alone bring about so desirable an end, or, bv a change in our fatal policy, soothe the agitated minds and ease the in- tolerable burdens of men reduced, in manifold ins- tances, to the depth of misery. The hopes which every friend of humanity, every lover of his coun- try, had fondly cherished, are for the present lost, in the apprehension of im|* nding danger, and in- creased aggravated difficulties, so that scarcely an enlivening ray breaks through the gloom in which the political horizon is overcast. A short review of the measures, by which Ministers have reduced us to a state so truly calamitous, must carry conviction of this truth to every mind, not lost to a sense of our wrongs, from the misguiding influence of in- terest or prejudice. Ministry, bv a course of the most prodigal and ruinous expenditure, have sunk us beneath the weight of an overwhelming debt, increased during the late war by the enormous sum of six hundred millions. The consequence, as we all know from dear bought experience, is, that the expellee of liv- ing in this country is double or triple what it now is in any other part of the world, while the means of supporting this increased rate of expenditure are, at the same time, greatlv diminished, so that two millions of the people are thereby reduced to the abject condition of pauperism. To stifle the public voice, so as to prevent the expression of a sense of their wrongs, and to repress the popular indignation at the pernicious system of their Administration, Ministers passed six bills, all of them in a greater or less degree encroaching on the constitutional rights and liberties of the people. Such a system of profligacy, and disregard to the interests of the country, while it justly forfeited all claim to its res- pect or confidence, fully proved what was the real cause of the alienation of the affections of the peo- ple, without the aid of what has been called the moving principle of opposition to Ministry, the trial of her Majesty. This, which was the next step wanting to complete that degradation they had prepared for the county, was, they expected, to consummate their plan, and thus confirm their power, secure as tliev believed it, by their coercive measures against any danger from opposition Here, however, their calculation failed, and their arbitrary career was checked. The nation raised its voice against such revolting, unconstitutional pro ployed, siicfi as fins given rise to no small degree of alarm. A meeting had been called at Dublin by the 11 Mi Sheriff to vote a loyal address, and on an at- tempt to fill the C'oiut where it was to be held, with the Government party, many Gentlemen ofindepen- dent sentiments forced their entrance. Thus toiled in this plan, the Sheriff in a Committee named by himself prepared, without consulting the, meeting, ail Address which was said to be carried unanimously, though opposed bv 100 to 1, and the meeting was dissolved. The Gentlemen present were not to be j baffled by such illegal conduct. Lord CLONCURRY j was called to the Chair; but before the business could be entered upon, an armed force entered the Hall, and thrust him and his friends out of the Court House. This has excited the warmest indig- nation in Dublin, where a meeting of the Free- holders has been held in consequence, which was most numerously and respectably attended ; and it is to be hoped, that Mr. O'COSNELL'S suggestion will receive due attention. " I would recommend," he says, " that the matter should be brought im- mediately before Parliament— that an Aggregate Meeting should be called to hear the public opinion on it— and tluit a correspondence should be formed with different parts of England and Scotland on the subject. It is the business oj" one and all to seek re- dress, and if wc have it not, better He down at once JURY COURT. HARPER, V. ROJ3IXSON AND CO. AXJD CTOKGE FORBES. On Monday the 8th inst. a most important case came on for triril before this Court, in whilh Alexander Harper, Ironmonger in Banff, was pursuer, and George Robinson and William Robinson, Merchants there, and Gebrge Forbes, Sberiff- Substilute of Banffshire, defenders. Tile pursuer, who has carried < HI business as an Iron- monger in Banff for thirteen years, alleged, that from j opposite feelings in Burgh , Politics, Messrs. Robinsons ; and Mr. Forbes had hatboured enmity against him. A branch of Mr. Harper's business is dealing in old cast- iron,' of which article he puichased several small quantities from George Simpson, a servant of Messrs. Robinsons, but who did little jobs for other people, at extra hours. In the autumn of 1815, Messrs. Robinson received infor- mation that some metal, which they alleged formed part of theirstocking- frames, had been abstracted by Simpson, and was seen in Mr. Harper's cellar. They stated this information to the Public Prosecutor, who applied bv petition to Mr. Forbes, in bis official character of Justice of ( he Peace, before whom a'precognition was taken, and transmitted to the Crown Counsel, in Edinburgh ; in consequence of which, Simpson was indicted tor theft, and Harper for reset of theft; the former having failed to appear at tlie Circuit Court, at Aberdeen, was fugitated ; the latter was acquitted, the prosecutor having failed to identify the iron. In consequence of these proceedings, Harper com- menced an action of damages two years after the trial against the Roliinsons and Forbes, accusing them o- f a jrcari, from and after the expiry jfWsas'd c? n£ tleoic^ i We understand that a number of depredators, principal,* boys, are at present, in custody, accused of several acts of housebreaking and theft, about this city, and that investi- gations thereaticnt are now going on before the Magis- trates. Yesterday a Paclcet, containing Ten Pounds of base Silver coin, was found iii a house North Strstt, by th- tS active ofStcer, Simon Grant. FRXCE OI? PROVISIONS, & C. IX TIIB ABE « lJErrf MARKET, YESTERDAY. Quartern Loaf — 9d 10d Oatmeal, p. peck, 1 id a 1 2d BearmeaJ, — Sd a < Jd Potatoes, lOd. a I'Ul. Od Malt. 2s 4d a 0( 1 Beef, p. lb. — 4d a Sd Mutton, — 5d a Sd Veal, — — - Id a 9d Pork, — — 3d a 7 rf Putter, — 1.5d a Eggs, p. doz, 10J a Cheese,- p. st. 7s od a Ns (" if Tallow, — 12s a 13s < d Uav, — — 7d a ^( i Raw Hides, p. lb. 3d a Coals, p. boll, 4s € d a Us Old A ' A VAL INTELLIGENCE. end perish." We are all equally interested in de- manding redress, and w e trust the people of the United Kingdom will, on such an important occa- sion, remember the fable of the Bundle of Sticks, and remain true to each other." The intelligence from Naples is of very consider- able importance, and evinces that the Parliament of j that Kingdom is determined strictly to adhere to { and maintain their new constitution. The depar- s lure of his Majesty tor Laybach was not consented i malicious conspiracy to ruin his chatacter and reputation. After much litigation, the following Issues were prepared and submitted for trial .— 1. Whether, at the town of Banff, before or after the month of August 1815. or about that time, the. defender, George Foibes, Sheriff- substitute of the enmity, of Banff, did maliciously combine and conspire with the other de- fenders, George Robinson and William Robinson, or on,' or other of them, falsely and injuriously to defame the pnrsuer, and to ruin him in his character ? And wlmtheer combining and conspiring as aforesaid, tlwy did procure, i or cause to be procured, a petition to Lie presented to the said George Forbes, as a Justice of the Peace for the said county of Banff, by John S mith, procurator- fiscal of the HOUSES TO BE LET, Tor such number of years as can be agreed on. thAt commodious HOUSE in the Guest- I row, occupied for upwards of thirty years as a re spectable Seminary— consisting of eightcotivenient Rooms and several Fire Closets, with the privilege of a Washing Honse and Bleaching Green ; being in a quiet situation, retired from ( he street, and possessing the advantage of a Court and Garden, a situation so desirable for a Board- ill" School is seldom to be met with ; and if not let in whole, before the first of February, it will then be let in separate flats. ALSO, RUTHRIESTON lODGE, lying within twenty minutes walk of Aberdeen, consisting of six good Rooms, with a grate in each, two coomceiled Rooms, an excel- lent Kitchen, Kitchen range, and a Garden attached, well stocked with Berry Bushes, and other Fruit Trees ; entrv to one- half immediately, and to the w hole at Whit- sunday next. • Tlte premises may be seen, by applying to the present tenants; and for further particulars, application may be made to . William Davidson, Advocate, St. Nicholas Street. N. B— A few ACRES of LAND, if required, will be let along with the Lodge; there are also several SMALL POSSESSIONS to be let on Uuthrieston, eutry at Martinmas next. Apply as above. PROPERTY FOR SALE. tTpoti Wednesday the 31st day of January curt, there will be exposed to sale, by public roup, within the Le- mon Tree Tavern, Aberdeen, betwixt the hours of six and seven afternoon, ONE SHARE of the Capital Stock of the COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND. Ten Shares of the HERCULES INSURANCE COMPANY— AND. Five Shares in the EUROPEAN COMPANY LuN'no> r, Being part of the property belonging to the Sequestrat- ed Estate of ANTHONY WILSON, Ship- owner in Aberdeen. For farther particulars, application may be made to Alexander Webster, Advocate in Aberdeen, the Trustee on said Sequestrated Estate. jV. B.— The dijfi'rrnt of STTIPPTNG, helong- rig to th's Folate, will be exposed lo sale next manth, of H,': lift ilite notice will be gtven. ceedings, and Ministers were foiled in this daring attempt, for their own mercenary ends, to establish a precedent alike dangerous to the King on the Throne, as to the immediate object of their cruel persecution. Left despised and deserted by the nation at large, on this momentous occasion, they now viewed with dismay the appalling dangers to which their conduct had exposed them, and sought refuge in the support of their Friends and Depen • dents, who were summoned to their aid on this try- ing emergency. The " addressing Machinery," as it has aptly been termed, was set to work, ami with what success may now be pretty accurately ascer- tained.. To the numerous addresses, expressive of enthusiastic attachment and loyalty to the Consti- tution and Throne, we have had occasion to take notice of in former papers, from the most numerous and respectable Meetings in the United Kingdom, we have now to add, those of many of the Counties of England and Scotland. Of the former, the coun- ties of Middlesex, Durham, Gloucester, & c. have already met and represented to his Majesty the state of public opinion, praying him to dismiss from his counsels, Ministers who have abused his confidence, and by their administration made incessant inroads and attacks on the rights and privileges of his sub- jects. Our English neighbours, whose jealousy of their liberty has pointed them out as the guardians of the Constitution, seem delighted to see the Scotch Counties discovering a spirit which augurs well for the future. Where the interest of the Freeholders is so much identified with the Adminis- tration for the time, majorities could not be expect- ed ; but the example of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Fife, Ayr, Renfrew, & c. shews that unanimity, as on former occasions, is no longer to be expected ; anil that minorities may be depended upon as su perior to their opponents in talents, as they are in- ferior in number. The unheard of means to which recourse has, in many cases, been had, to repress the expression of public feeling* have not only failed of their object, but called forth the irresistible spirit of patriotism, in a manner the most energetic. The refusal of Sheriffs to call meetings, when so re- quired by Noblemen and Gentlemen of the first res- pectability, and the falsehood and hypocrisy of mis- representing the proceedings of meetings which had been held, by stating the results as directly, the re- verse of what they were, have nil proved auxiliaries ui the cause of the people, by producting elfccts diametrically opposite to those intended. But in 1 Dublin, means of it more forcible nature were eiu- to, without an express condition of his supporting in all its integrity the Spanish Constitution adopted by Naples.. All the Members were unanimous in opinion, as to the unconstitutional nature of the first message of the King. " This truly anti- constitutional - nature of the messcigt;, savs M. PROERO, " has rendered complicated for us that which would have been simple, impossible that which would have been easy, and criminal that which would have been innocent. In fact, how could we express an adherence to an act which contains the notice of the Kings departure, and not the request fixed by law ? An act in u- hich the bases of a new Constitution are announced, as ij the nation hud not a Constitution, sworn to by its Representatives, and by- tie King ; ail act, in short, which prescribes the indefinite paralyses of the As- sembly ?" Parliament in the mean time resolved, that the conduct of the Ministers, v. ho had culpa- bly agreed to his Majesty's message, should not be allowed to pass over without investigation. Im- peachment is even said to he in contemplation, and the obnoxious Minsters have resigned. The Parliament then came to the decision, that their power did not extend to their giving consent to his Majesty leaving the kingdom, but under the sti- pulation of his journey having for its object the support of the Constitution of the Cortes, sworu to by all." The King, in a subsequent message, spoke the language vvich accorded with the Cons- titution, which removed every difficulty, and the Royal request was immediately granted. It has been viewed as a tacit indication of fear, or ac- knowledgmetitofinabilitv to meet the impending dan- ger, th( j yielding to the invitation or mandate of the allied Sovereigns on any pretence. But although the aged Monarch appears to have consented to this measure, from the belief of having it thus in his power to avert the horrors of war, yet the Parlia- ment and people of Naples shew the most determin- ed spirit of defending their new Constitution to the last, and will allow no alternative or compromise be- tween Slavery and Liberty. This is the question which, we have no doubt, is soon to be tried ; and it matters little what concessions t^ ie poor old King may or must make, the Neapolitans will act for themselves, and circumstances conspire to favour their noble undertaking, forthe success of which they will have the good wishes of a great part of Europe, and it may be the co- operation of the neighbouring emancipated kingdoms. King FERDINAND landed at Leghorn on the 20th tilt, and proceeded to Florence, wliere he would remain a few days to re- cover the fatigue of his voyage, which had proved boisterous. It is reported, the place of meeting will be altered, to prevent the King the fatigue of cross- ing the Tyrolese Alps. The King of France has, in the mean time, thrown off the mask ; and in the spirit of domination, by which that kingdom has often been distinguished, shews h is inclination to interfere in the affairs of Naples. Louis would condescend to interpose the mediation of France, provided the Neapolitans consent to modify the Constitution, so as to have a Chamber of Peers, the abolition of the permanent Deputation of Par- liament, a Council of State nominated exclusively by the King, an unlimited Veto, the King's initia- tive respecting the Budget, the proposing of laws, and the power of dissolving the Parliament. This attempt to impose upon the Neapolitans the French Constitution was received with deep indignation Europe resounded with bitter invectives against Re- publican France, w. hen its assistance was offered to such nations as wished to get rid of their Ivinus, but we shall hear nothing of that kind on this oc- casion of the French Government endeavouring, in said county, falsely, injuriously, and maliciously accusing the said pursuer of being guilty of reset of theft, without probable or reasonable cause for the said accusation ? 2. And whether the said George Forbes did afterwards, as such Justice of Peace, maliciously, partially, and ir- regularly, take a precognition upon the said petition ; and did maliciously transmit a false accusation, without due inquiry into the truth of the same, in order that the same might be laid before tbe'Lord Advocate ?— And whether the said pursuer was tried before the High Court of Justi- ciary at Aberdeen, on the 26th of September 1815, and found not guilty of the ciiine of reset of theft as aforesaid, on an indictment at the instance of the said Lord Advocate, founded on the precognition taken, and the accusation made as aforesaid, to the injury and damage of the said pursuer ? 3. And whether the said defenders. William and Geo. Robinson, or- one or other of them, did maliciously com- bine ati| l conspire with the said George Forbes, on pre- ferring the said petition, containing the alleged false and injurious statement aforesaid, and in transmitting the precognition and false accusation aforesaid to the Crown agent at Edinburgh, for the purposes aforesaid, to . the loss and damage of the said pursuer ? 4. And whether the said defenders, William and Geo. Robinson, or one or other, or both of them, did falsely and maliciously, and without reasonable or probable cause, accuse the said pursuer of reset of theft, and did, one Or other, or both of them, procure, or cause to be procured,, the said petition, to be presented and transmitted, and - urged the same to trial as aforesaid, for the purposes afore- said, to the loss and damage oftlie- said pursuer? Damages laid at £ V< XSO. MK, J. A. Murray opened the case for the pursuers and examined several witnesses, one of whom was I he- Lord Justice Clerk, who was a considerable time under examination. Mr. Jeffrey addressed the Jury fur Messrs. Robinson and Co. and Mr. Cockburn in behalf of Mr Forbes, but neither of the defenders called any witnesses. The I, ord Chief Commissioner having summed up the evidence, the Jury retired for a short time, and returned with a verdict limling for the defenders oil the first, third, and fourth Issues ; and for the pursuer on the second Issue. — Damages against George Forbes, Three Hundred Pounds. Counsel for the pursuer— James Moncreiff and J. A. Murray, Esqrs. Agent, Mr. George Simpson For the defenders ( Messrs. Robinson and Co.). Francis Jef- frey and J. A. Maconochic, Esqrs Agents, Messrs. Inglis and Weir, W. S. ; and for the other defender (. Mr. Forbes) — Henry Cockhurn and Henry Home Drumniond, Esqrs. . Agent, Mr. Walter Cook, W. S.' We understand that Mr. Forbes intends to move Air a new Ti ial, grounded on the plea that the verdict is dis- ciform to the evidence adduced. The gale of wind from E. S.. E. which commenced on the 5th inst. as mentioned in our Iu.-, t, doolie\ ted witit great violence for several days, and has been attended with some loss and damage of shipping. On the < » th inst. ibe Perseverance, Paterson, from Aber- deen to Sheerness. was put into North Shields, after "- ci- ting on slwreon the point near the Beacon. The brig Olive Branch of Dundee. Barclay master, from Riga, with flax- seed, was driven on shore, its tiia severe stoim of Friday night, on the rocks of Woimistoiv Flfeshire. Four men were drowned. The master, uiate, a passenger, and a sailor, were found on board almo- t dead with fatigue and cold ; but, from the care ( hat is taking of them, it is hoped they will rewrer. Part of the cargo will be saved, though damaged. Great prnise j* due to the farmers near, for tlreir active attention to the people, and in saving from the wreck. About 50 sail of vessels were driven into the Frith of Forth, among these I he schooners Uosv, Philip, and Re- ward. Alexander, the former frjhj Wick and Uunbeatl!, for London, with herrings ; and tlie latter with stones, from Peterhead to Sheerness. after being off Flamborougb- head, and sustaining the loss of her bulwarks and other damage. In the night between Sunday and Monday last, the main- boom of a sloop was cast ashore, with a piece of rope attached to it, near the river Ytlran. It is a Sne liable spar, 51 feet long and 11 inches in diameter, all paintoA white, and seems to have been but a short time in the water. The brig Isabella, Barclay, ashore on Warren l'oinv as formerly stated, has been got oil; and carried ima Kewry, w ith less damage than was expected. Williamina, in Port au Prince, 18th Oc'. all well. Good Intent, Mearns, at Cromarty. ' 1 be Cyrus, Roberts, sailed from Deal, for the Capeof Good 1 tope, on the 3d inst. A brig of 180 tons, laden with grain and butter, from Ireland to Liverpool, v. as driven in die late S. W. gaW to the liutt of the Lewis ; she arrived on the 23d ult. in the Sound of Scalpay, with loss of every . stitrli of her sails. The mate and all the crew were in a very weaklr state, from excessive fatigue, and the hardships they hail undergone. During the same gates, a suiall sloop be- longing to Lochalsh, from Ireland, left that place in the evening, and about mid- day next day found herself at tlie point of Ardnomurcban. She ran ibis without'huis single sail ! it blowing so strong that slie could carry none. On Tuesday afternoon, a fishing- boat was. upset in a gale of wind, off White- hills, near Banff- Of the crew, three perished, and the fourth is not expected to Jive. S A r L E Ih Jan. 11 — Rotterdam Packet, M'Donald. Loith, good* ; Thetis, Crutchly, London, do ; Ann, Stephen, Peter- head. ditto. Search, ' Gilbe t, and Expert, Leslie, all well, at Lon- don, on the 4th inst. the river not navigable. Superior, Duncan, at Greenwich, 5lh inst. and Com- merce. Philip, at do. 6th inst. all well. Calo, Davis, at Woolwich, oil the 6th inst. a manner equally unprincipled, to dictate to a free and independent people. BIRTHS— At Rotterdam, on the 24th ult. Mrs. JAMES YOUNG, of a daughter. On the 2d inst. at the house of t! je Marquis of Bland- ford, in Cavendish- square, the Marchioness of BLAND- ford, of a daughter. MARRIAGES.— Here, oil the 4th instant, by the Rev. W. Burns, of Kilsyth, GEO. WILSON, Esq. younger of Glasgowego, Advocate, to MAY AGNES, second Daugh- ter of Wtl. LIAM DYCE, M. D. At Portsoy, the 4th curt, by the Rev. Charles Grant, | Mr. WilliAM STRACHAN, Master, Royal Navy, to Miss J CLEMENTINA, eldest daughter of Mr. Charles Crawford, Portsoy. At Montrose, on Thuisday, by the Rev. Mr. Dodg- son, JAMES SMART. M. D. of the Madras medical establish- ment, to, LOUISA, eldest daughter of Thomas Dougal, Esq. banker there. DEATHS.— At Ashville, near Aberdeen, on the 30th ult. aged 72, Mrs. ElizAbeth BOYLE, widow of the late Mr. John Boyle, Bookseller in Aberdeen. At Montrose, on the 2d curt, in the 76lh year of her age, Mis. MARY GAIRDNER, relict of William Douglas, Esq. merchant, Leith. At^ Forres, on Saturday the 23d ult. aged 72. Mr. JAMES ANDERSON, Jun. Merchant there. He lived much respected, and died sincerely regretted, by his family and friends. At his house, near Edinburgh, a few weeks ago, the . celebrated HERMAN BOAZ, in the 84th year of his age. COUNTY ADDRESS— By a letter from Lord Sid- mouth, to his Majesty's Lieutenant, his Lordship stales, that the Add ress voted at the General County Meeting of the 20th ult. having been laid before the King, his Ma- jesty was pleased ta receive the same in the most gracious manner. The Panorama of Algiers is certainly the greatest and most natural piece of workmanship ever presented to the public— the evolution of the Painting gives the Ships all the appearance of reality — the merits of this Exhibition will give it sufficient publicity : and we are aware, that our tasteful Artizans w ill prize the representation of a Vic- tory, when our gallant tars fought to rend asunder the chains of Christian Slavery— See Advertisement. Oil Wednesday the 3d inst. was held here, the Annual General Meeting of the Porter Society, when the follow itig were elected Office- bearers for the ensuing year : JAMES MELVIN, DEACON; George Milne, Ironmaster ; Joseph Be. ttie, depute- master ; David Booth, keybearer; Alexander Dunn, George Mackie, Chillies Wishart, Robert Brown, and James Saint, committee ; John Smith, officer. JNVERURY, Jan. 10, 1821. By a requisition of several of the most respectable In- habitants of this Borough, a number of the Burgesses and other Inhabitants met in the Town Hall, to petition both Houses of Parliament to insert her Majesty's name in the Liturgy, and put her in possession of all bet legal rights, when Mr. CHARLES DAVIDSON was called to the Chair. He shortly stated the purport of the Meeting, and de-- sired the Petitions to be read, which was done, and unanimously approved of. The following Resolutions were then moved, and unanimously agreed to : 1. That the Petition to the Peers should be transmitted to Lord EBSXINE for presentation. 2. And the other, to the Commons, to Mr. FARQFHAR- SON, Member for the Borough. 3. That these Petitions should lie open for signatures, till Monday first,. 4. That a notification of the said Meeting should be sent for. insertion in the Aberdeen Chronicle 011 Satur- day first. Nearly one hundred signatures were affixed to these Petitions, before the Meeting broke up. TIDE TABLE CALCULATED FOR ABERDEEN BAK. ( AI- PAHENT TIME.) Morning Tide. | Evening 7VA\ 13. Saturday, - - | 811. 2? M. 1 911. 11 14. Sunday, - i 9 — 52 | O- 2S 15 Monday, h - 10 — 58 1 H — as 16. Tuesday, - - 11 — o. j 1 17 Wednesday, - 0 — 18 ! o ~ 18. Thursday, 0 — 56 1 - li 19. Friday, - - I — 31 , 1 — 51 MOON S AGE. O Full Moon, 18th day, at 71). 5'. in the Morn. CC5* WE have, agreeably to the request of the Convener of'the County, inserted, his Letter, con- cerning what he affirms he did not say at our late- County Meeting, of the 20th December, in two- following papers. In justice to ourselves, we have now to state, that we had full confidence in the ac- curacy of the Gentleman w ho favoured us with the Report ; and having, since it was objected to by Mr. MENZIES, consulted Members of the Court, and others who were present, as to what . he really- did say upon the occasion, wp $ haU fee| ourduty to lay an authenticated statement before Jt! ie public. We should be truly sorry to mistate a. nv. Nobleman or Gentleman's sentiments, as expressed on that oc- casion ; and if Mr. MENZIBS inadvertently used expressions which did not convey his teal meaning, we should with pleasure correct, if we may use the expression, a faithful Report, by, giving- his expla- nation of what he intended to say. But we must vindicate ourselves from the charge of having wil- fully misled the public by a false Report ; and if we can establish the fact, that many Gentlemen present believe the Report to be sultstantially correct, we trust we may rely with confidence upon the conclu- sion, that our vindication shall be considered as complete. The favours of numerous Correspondents and several other articles are unavoidably postponed. The office bearers of the Charleston of Aboytie Lodge, in our next. POSTS G il I P ' L . LONDON, Jan 9. Dutch papers have been received to the 6' th, and Par's papers to the 4th. They intimate that the Congress will be transferred from Troppau to Florence, and not to Lav- bach, as was proposed originally. Tbe King of Naples * i » very well ; but after landing at Leghorn at ten o'clock on tbe 20th, he wished to employ the. day of the 21st in a pil- grimage to the celebrated sanctuary of Monte Nera. His ,- oynge to Leghorn had been delayed by contrary winds, . vhich obliged the squadron to put into the Bay of Roia, where he was waited upon on thelGthbya Deputation from his Parliament, to renew the assurances of its attach- * AMONG the progressive improvements of many of our Manufactures in this place, we cannot in justice overlook that of Fiottr Bread, as baked by ALEX. KFLM, AN & Co. Huxter Row, according to the approved plan in London. The Specimen already offered to the Public has a strong claim upon its Patronage and Encouragement; both on account of the reduced Price, and superior Quality, of this necessary article of food. In the eourse of this week, David Paul, convicted at the instance of the Procurator Fiscal, of entering a dwel- ling house in town, and rummaging the same, while the family were absent, was, by the sitting Magistrate, sen- tenced to confinement and hard labour in Bridewell, for [ n': X months. • Francis Bartlett, on the complaint of the Procurator Fiscal, convicted of parading the streets at unseasonable homs, and insulting and annoying the inhabitants, and Loyal Addresses to the Throne have been unanimously voted uy the Comities of Banff, Moray, and Kincardine, & C. mem and devotion to his Majesty. The public biisine a proceeded with energy atid activity during bis absence.—- The Regent lost not a moment to enter upon the duties of his high office. The case of tbe late Ministers had been warmly discussed in Parliament, and it was resolved that the Duke of Campo Chiaro and Couut'Zurlo. being the two Members more directly responsible, as having signet! the first Message, should be put in a state of accusation. ' I UU1 N, Dec. 28. — We have received new* by exprei r, that his Majesty the King of the Two Sicilies left Flo- rence ifl good health, arrived yesterday at Bologna, wi l be at Modent this evening, and at Laybach 0,1 the 4tL of January. An agent from the new Government of Naplesis arrived in England, and has had an interview with Lord Cas J - reagli, but merely as an individual and not in bis actri watchmen, on duty, was sentenced, by the sitting Ma- gistrate, to two months confinement in Bridewell. And Thomas Thomson, for stealing and carrying otf'a watch, seals, and key, from the pocket of a person who was at- tending an Exhibition in King Street, was sentenced, by the sitting . Magistrate, lo six months confinement in Bridewell, and banished the city and liberties for five dited character. The Neapolitan Minister from ti. e Ki. of Naples is not recalled. Baron Von Oeyrtliaitsen, Chamberlain, and Vict - © rand Master of. the Stable to the Duke of Brunsw cfc, arrived in town on Friday, to announce lo our Court t: e death of the Prince Augustus, brother to her Majt-.- ty Queen Caroline. lie died at Brunswick, oij the I0; il of last mouth, at nine in the evening, of apoplexy.
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