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The Aberdeen Chronicle

10/02/1821

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Date of Article: 10/02/1821
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/) A Ir^ J w gssnME^ sasasra;^ NUMBER 749.] SATURDAY, FEB till Ail V 10, 1S21. 7 Printed for J. BOOTH, Jun. CHRONICLE STREET, ARBBOBK* ; where, and bv NEWTON& Co. N->. 5. War. vick Sp- irs, Nawjatr; StrjjtJ J. Writ r3, 33, Fleet Street; E. II VT. TVV VY. Mj. 1, Catherine Street, Strand, LONDON ; J. K. JOHNSTON & Co. No. 1, Sackville Street, DUBLIN ; and J. T. SMITH & Co, Hunter's Square, EDINBOIIGU, Advertisements and Orders are taken in. Price of a single Paper, 6- Jtl. 1 8s Gd. per Annum, delivered in Town - aiid^ l. 10 s. per Annual, when sent by Post. TO LET, THE HOUSE of BELLEVUE, Hardgate. The Premises may l> e seen any lawful day, and terms known, by applying to the Proprietor, George Dick, on the Premises, or George Yeats, Advocate, Queen Street. February. 9, 1821. ( Not to be repeated.) Edinburgh, Jam 20, 1821, , ARCHIBALD CONST A BL K AMI CO. HAVE published, iu the course of the month, tlie follow- ing WORKS — I. KENI LWORTIt, a Romance, ! ty the Author of Vaverty, Ivat. hne & c. in three vols, post 8vo. Price £\ lis. Gil in hoards.' II. THE EDINBURGH REVIEW and CRITI- CAL JOURNAL. No. 68. Price ,6s. HI. The EDINBURGH,^ PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL. No. 7. cundneted by l) r. JjfeWitiT and Professor Jameson, with numerous illfotrative engrav- ings. Price Vs. IV. THE EDINBURGH GAZETTEER, 01 GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY. Vol. V. p- rt Price 9s. V. Tim, i. DlNBCltGI! Jj* r? ICAl. and SLTl- « ICAI/ JOURNAL. N,>. r, e. Priced VI. TheEUlNUl RG11 MAGAZINE for Decent. 4> er, 1820, Price 2s. VII. ihe EARNER'S MAGAZINE. No. 84 — price 3s. VIII. ILLUSTRATION'S of PHRENOLOGY. 15 y Sir George Stewart Mackenzie, Bart. F. R. S. E. with 3 8 engravings. Price 15e. IX. The LIFE of the late GEORGE IIILL, D. D. Principal of St. Mary's College, St. Andrew--' a, By George Cook, D. D. F. li. S. E. Author of the History of the JReformatiou, & c. in one vol. 8vo. v. ith a portrait. Price 10s. in hoards. X. MELMOTH the WANDERER. A Tale by the Author of Bertram, & c. iu 1 vols. l' 2mo. Price £ 1 fis. in hoards. XI. ROME, in the Nineteenth Century, contain'n; a complete account of the ruins of the ancient city, the re- mains of the middle ages, and the monuments of modern times, with remarks. & c. in » series of letters, written . luring a residence at Rome, in the years 1817 and 1818 ; fceautii'ully printed by Batlantyne. In 3 vols, post 8vo. Price £ 1 7s. in hoards. XII. PRIZE ESSAYS and TRANS ACTIONS of the HIGHLAND SOCIETY of SCOTLAND ; to which U piefixedan Account of the Principal Proceedings • f the Society for the period from February 181G t > No- T ember, 1820; carefully revised and corrected by Henry Mackenzie, Esq. one ot' the Directors. Vol V. Part JI. with Engravings. Price 9s. Complete sets of this work may he had. C vols. 8 » o. Price £ 3 9s. in boards. by TO LET IN UPPEIl DEE STREET, A Convenient FAMILY HOUSE, with a Gar S \ den and Bleaching Green, presently occupied Mr. Hunter. Enquire at William Hendry, Painter, Castle Street. Aberdeen, Feb. 9, 1S2L " VALUABLE STANCE ON THE QUAY, To be feued by public roup, within the New Inn, on Thursday the 1st March, at 5 o'clock, ( Upset Price 19i. per Fool of Front. J fTMiE CORNER STANCE in Commerce A Street, next the Sugar House, having 80 feet of frmt to the Qi'. ty, and aiiuut 67 feet along Commerce Street, extending back to a Lane 2- 1 feet wide, lately opened there. This Stance is excellently situated, and the extent of frout and depth of ground admit of a range of Shops, BY PRIVATE I< A1<< JA1N, STANCES along the West Side of Commerce Street, and along both sides ol'a Lane, 13 feet wide, to run from the Q. uiy to Virginia Street, being a continuation of the fciugar House Close. Apply to Thomas Banmrman and Co. Marisch. il Street, Feb. 9, 1821. TO TRENCHERS. ANY Persons willing to CONTRACT for the TRENCHING ofafew A C RES of G ROUND, ( where there are no Stones,} may apply to Mr. JOHN j. vAi. t, at Fuveran House. February G, 1821. PROPERTIES in BROAD STREET, and at UNION PLACE, for SALE. I'pon Friday, the 9- ddny of March next, at two o'clock afternoon, there w ill be exposed to sale, by public roup, nthinthe Lemon Tree Tavern, Aberdeen, PHAT TENEMENT of FORE and BACK LAND, with the Pertinents, lying on the West Side of the Broad Street of Aberdeen, and extending to the Guestrow, presently occupied by Mr. William II< i- beriioti, Bookseller, and others. Also, that PIECE of G ROUND, on the North side cf Union Street, near to Union Place, measuring 49 feet in fruit, with the Dwelling House and Offices erected thereon, presently occupied by Mr. George. M'Kenzie Merchant, burdened with an yearly F'eu- duty of £ 1 7s. i) d. For farther particulars, application may be made to Alex. Webster, Advocate in Aberdeen, who will show the Title- deeds to intending purchasers. T THREAD LACES. EORGE SUTHERLAND & CO. respect- fully intimate the ariival of a BOX of LACES, in great vurieti) of Pattern. Fine, and Cheap. WINTER STOCK SELLING OFF. To make room for their SUMMER STOCK, they have commenced selling off the remainder of their PELISSE CLOTHS MUFFS and TIPPETS— FURS and FLOUNCJNGS SHAWLS AND PLAIDS- PRINTED CAMBRICS AND FURNITURE Pit I NTS ALSO, Their old STOCK of LACES at greatly reduced prices. They have an excellent assortment- of'ENGLISH BLANKETS which they are selling very reasonable. LINENS, DIAPERS, and SHEETINGS, dircft from Ireland, ut vtr » - It. w prices. Middle o/ Broad Street, Feb. 6, 1821. FIRST SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN. MRS. DE B. OIS most respectfully intimates to Parents and GjiiVijJanfi. her intention of re- ceiving CH I LDREN to instiuc: iu the FI RS I' PRIN- CIPLES ofthe FRENCH an I ENGLISH LAN- GUAGES, and PL UN NEEDLE WORK. Mrs. De 13. without claiming any superior merit, bogs to assure those who may be pleased to favour her with their confidence, that it shall ever be her study to ac- celerate the progress of her pupils. Broad Street, Head of I. oag Acre. ' TERMS. Per Quarter. PLAIN Xr: rnr. 7i: WORK, ... ... 7s. 6d. NEFDI. E WottK and HEADING, iuclud. uj ENGLISH GRAMJIAII, ... FRENCH GHAMMAIICAHV, ... ... 10 S 10 6 PATENT COOKING APPARATUS. ILLIAM M'KINNAN has received to hand, one of Messrs. F. DEAR IN and Co's. PATENT ECONOMICAL COOKING APPARA- TUS : its usefulness he will be happy to shew his Friends and the Public. tlallowgatr, Aberdeen, Fib. 9, 1821. SALES AT THE AGENCY OFFICE. ) N TUESDAY the 13th, will be sold, a gifcat variety of tho best SHEFFIELD PLATED GOODS, consisting of TEA and COFFEE URNS— several verv elegant TEA KETTELS. with LAMPS— EPERGNES, with and without Branches— COFFEE TRAYS and W A H ERS— COFFEE POTS— Spirit, and Cruel FR AM ES— Dining, Drawing, and Bed Room CANDLESTICKS— SNUFFERS ct TRAYS, Sic. & c. Sale to bejzin at 11 o'clock. N. 15. — A SALE of CLOTH 1 E R Y and HABER- DASHERY' every morning at 11 o'clock, and iu the Evening at 6. Union Street, Feb. 0, 1821. NELLFIELD.' rjPIIE HOUSE of NELLFIELD, with the Bleaching Green, Shrubberies, and one of the Gardens, ( if desired) will he let for one or more years, as may be agreed on, from next Whitsunday : it contains two Public Rooms, three Bed Rooms, large Bed Closet, Pantry, Kitchen, Cellars, and Garret— and there belongs to it, a Stable and Washing House, & c, ROBERTSON AND REII), GR ATEFUL for the liberal share of Public Pa- tronage they have experienced since they commenc- ed business, beg leave' respectfully to intimate to their Friends and the public, that they have got to bund an ex- tensive assortment of Articles in the SIliP CHAND- LERY LIKE, wbkh they v » ill dispose of on very reaso- nable terms. And as it will be their constant study to keep a well assorted Su> ck in that Line, and by their own unremifted attention, they trust to be favoured with a continuance of the public fcupport, and can recommend the following as being of the bet qtmiifv, viz.: — OILS, PAINTS. COLOURS, VARNISHKS ; C() PAS- SQUADRANTS, TELESCOPES, CHARTS, 8cc. Also, an assortment of GROCERIES, SPIRITS, PORTER, & c. Quay, 7th February, 1821. WILLIAM VELDRUM, Carrier to and from Aberdeen, Barff, Zf'Ihjjf, pert soy, Cttlk'H, and ' ti. fndjucent, RETURNS his most grateful thanks to his nu- merous Friends and the Public in general, for the very distinguished support lie ami his father have experi- enced, during 52 years past, W. continues'to diiect his utmost attention to the regular, quick, and careful transport of Goods, to and fiom tlie above places, affording two opportunities week- ly ; and he tit iters himself, that the expedition and secu- rity which his expansive arrangements present, and mo- derate charge. s, will secure to him a share of public patro- n age.. His Carts are loaded, under cover, at his Warehouse, Gentfd. Street, Aberdeen, every Saturday and Thursday, rmd start every Monday and Friday ; and also loaded at his Warehouse, in Bridge Street, Banlf, every Saturday and Thursday, and start every Monday ami Friday, for Aberdeen, at which places Goods are regularly booked and forwarded, as addressed. LAND AND HOUSES, IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF ABERDEEN, FOR SALE. There will he exposed for sale by public roup, in Ander- son's New Inn, upon Saturday, the 10th day of Fe- bruary next, at 6 o'clock in the evening, ( if not previ- ously disposed of by private bargain.) MPHAT I'lECE ofL AND at CLAYHILLS, JL called AlaryiveU Croj'l, consisting of upwards of Acres, with two neat commodious Family Houses, and Offices, as possessed by Mr. William Maekig and other?, enclosed by a neat Garden, well stocked with Fruit Trees, and Bushes of various kind \ The Propeityis founded by Marywell Street on the north, and by the River Dee on the east; commands a complete view of tlie City, the Haibour, and Bay of Aberdeen ; is excellent soil, and '- veil supplied with water. The situation is admirably calculated for a Villa, or for Fe'uing. So desirable a property, in the immediate neigh- bourhood ofthe town, is rarely to he met with. Fur particulars, apply to George Innes, Druggist, the Proprietor ; or to John Sim, Advocate in Aberdeeji, SALE AT SPRING- HILL, NEAR ABERDEEN. On Wednesday the 14th February next, there will be sold by public roup, at SPRING irlix, STOCKET- HEAJJ, AVariety ofFARMING UTENSILS; also 6 RICKS 1' OTATOE OATS, crop I8y0; and 1 RICK of BEAR, crop 1819 • together with a good There will also he let. with entry _ a « the same, tinier Arrtcir: of IlflCSBtlOI. O and DAJRY FUR- thc ttrwlUr IIXJiJSK at Nelltield, at present in occupa- tion of the Rev. Mr. Ramsay, and Piece of Garden adjacent to it. William Ilannie, Gardener, at Nellfield, will shew the premises ; and intending otFerers may apply to Duncan Davidson, Advocate. The Mo* t vou can lose BY A WHOLE TICKET is ... 18 Shillings A SIXTEEN TH ' 2 Shillings IF BOUGHT BEFORE VALfcN'HNE's DAY, NEXT WEDNESDAY, l- lth THIS MONTH, ( February) and returned by FRIDAY, 23d February, bivhig the Chance of all the Capitals to he drawn on tha Dav for a mere Trifle; with the certainty of THREE PRIZES of U) 0 jjc;,- g drawn in the first Five Minutes, and sure to be gained by the Public FOR No riJJNG !! ! As cach Prize of CousoU will have an undrawn Ticket, whirl! al least would cost a, s much as they gave for their first Ticket. The Scheme is very rich, as it cuiitaiu's, in Consols and Money, SIX PRIZES of .# 21,000, & c & C. MILL WRIGHT'S SHOP $ DWELLING HOUSE, FOR SALE. To be sold by public roup, within Maslin's Inn, Queen Street, upon Friday the 23d inst. at six o'clock after- noon, ( if not previously disposed of bv private bargain), Ml AT large A RE A of GROUND, in Nelson JL Street, completely inclosed. Dwelling House and Shop erected thereon, and occupied by Charles Steel, Mill Wright, The situation is advantageous, the Buildings most subs- tantial, and to Mil! Wrights, Coopers, or others, re- quiring similar accommodation, an opening so complete is seldom to be fallen in with. Mr. Steel will shew the premises ; and for particulars, apply to him, or to George Yeats, Advocate in Aberdeen. TIIESEMINARY. There are who Fortune's fragile favors court, And, as a requisite preliminary, A board with gilded characters they sport, Inscrib'd, " Preparatory Seminary." Not far from Town a Seminary guiding, The Master skilled alike in t& steand learning, Each pupiFsZtfa. 1? carefully discerning, O'er Dress as well as Knowledge still presiding ; The Master, well assur'd that neat exterior Gives even to Learning an eclat superior, No tasteful ornament his . pupils lacking, The use inculcates still df Warren's Blacking. Each Boot and Shoe by Warren's Jet iljum'd, This Seminary justly has assum'd A fame none else can boast, yet all acknowledge, That frames each youth alike for Court or College. Lately its Usher, of defective ray. Meant on a boy some needful stripes to lay ; The lad for shelter to the Master flew, Whose Boots by Warren's Jet of splendid hue ( rave in it's gleam the Urchin's form to rise : The Usher to tiie Master's legs applies The Cane, nor dreamt in Warren's Jet ponrtrav'd He lost the substance while he lash'u the shade ! The Master smil'd,— the Usher sued for pardon, Laughter shouts out, and now each boy when hard on The Usher bears,— the lad wo mem'ry lacking, A shelter seeks in Warren's splendid Blacking. NITURE, among which are an excellent Mahogany Side- board ; Card and other Tables j and a number of other articles. Sale to begin at 11 o'clock forenoon. Credit will be given. JAMES IiOSS, Auctioneer. TQ MASONS WRIGHTS, BLACKSMITHS, AND IRON FOUNDERS. \ V /" ANTED, bv the COMMISSIONERS of PO- IV Tickets and Shares are selling by T. P. ISII, Stock- Broker, 4. Cerhhill, and <), Charing- Cross, London, AND 1> Y THE FOLLOWING AGENTS. J). WYELII?, Bookseller, Union Street, Aberdeen. 15, DAVIDSON, Postmaster, ... Ayr. J. CHALMERS, Bookseller, ... Dundee. A. SIVEWRIGHT, oputh Bridge, Edinburgh. BAXTER & CO. North Bridge, . \ V. ETTLKS & CO. Booksellers, C. S1DEY, i'ost- O. ffice .1. r. KVCK. Bookseller, t. s. W ILL' Po* <>:>' « X. OGlLYiE, Bookseller, Who sold Shared in the last Lottery Contract, j., S3 in Nine Shares f » « ! ! ! - 142 Li Fjve. Shares ! 364S Whole Ti. ket ^ 10,01' j J!! Jtttides intern/ / amor Capital* Edinburgh. Inverness. 1' ertli. Stirling, l'etei head. Glasgtiw. - RESE11 VOIR in S. MNT NICHOLAS STRP. KT, forcontain- ing the WATER from the Gilcumstou Spring ; the Roof and Cistern to bo of Cast Metal, and the whole to be fi- nished according to a Plan and Specifications, which may be seen on applying at the Police Otfiee, Broad Street. Also YVqnted, Contractors for furnishing several CAST METAL DOORS for the WELLS, and COVERS for the STOPand AIR COCKS. Sealed Tenders must be lodged with the Clerk of Police, on or before Saturday the 24tli current. By appointment of the Board, JOHN CHALMERS, CLKSK. Aberdeen, Feb. 6, 1821. HOUSES AND GARDEN TO BE LET. U TIIUIESTON LODGE, in whole or in part, situated about half a mile south of Union Place, consisting of six good Rooms, a coomceiled Room, Garret, and Kitchen. There are grates in all the rooms, and in the kitchen a range and oven ; and some other fur- niture may be had, if required. The Garden, attached to the Lodge, is well stocked with Fruit Trees and Bushes, entry t> » which may be had immediately, as well as to greater part of the house. Also, the Second and Third FLOORS of that large House in the Guest row presently occupied by Mr. Chand- ler and Mrs. Thomson, teachers ; consisting of six or seven Rooms and a large Kitchen, besides Garret and Closets, with the use of a Bleaching Green and Washing House. Likewise, a small HOUSE in Barnet's Close, at present possessed by Mr. Simpson, vintner; consisting of six Apaitments and good Cellars, which can be let se- parately from the House, if required. Apply to Al. Duthie. at Rosehill, or William David- son, Advocate, Saint Nicholas' Street. ( Not to be repeated.) This Easy Shilling and Brilliant pared by BLACKING, pre- 50, STRAND, London; SOLD IN ABERDEEN BY W. I. eith, King Street Smith. Union Street Davidson, Broad Street Robertson & Reid. Quay Reid, Castle Street Symon,* Union Street Duncan, Castle Street Sfoilison, Round Table Downie, Broad Street Bremner <' i Co. Union St, Smith, so . Castle Street Brautingham, Callow- gate ' Cruicksbahk, Broad Street Fraser, Union Street Milne, Broad Street Innes, 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 Hay. King Street Troup, Castle Street Singer, Broad Street. And sold in every Town in the Kingdom. LIQUID, in Bottles<; d. lod. I2d. and I8d. each. Also PASTE BLACKING, in Pots Cd. 12d. and 18d each. A Shilling Pot of Paste is equal to Four Shilling Bottles • f Liijifi;!. JAMES GORDON, ( Successor to Mr. tVit'iam Amlersmi, Nursery and Seedsman, Gullou'grUe. J lyfOST respectfully begs leave to announce to Mr- Anderson's Customers, ami the Public in ge- neral, that iie has got to hand, from London, an excel- lent assortment of NEW GARDEN SEEDS. The qualities are very fine, and will he sold on reasonable terms. N. B.— Has on hand, a good assortment of Fruit Trees, Gtrise Perry and Currant Rushes; also, Closer and Tur- nip Seeds in their Seasons. FIRST SPRING SHIP FOR QUEBEC!. f* r^ j^ jN. The Fine Fast Sailing Coppered Brig VENUS, XS^- JtsW 250 Tons ! Jar! hen> AI. EX. ANDERSON, Master. This Vessel lias superior accommodation for' passengers' being fitted up for the trade ; will lie ready to receive Goods by the lst February, and sail the 25th March. For Rate of Freight and Passage, apply to. ROBt. CATTO. Aberdeen. 9th Jan. 1821. FOR QUEBEC, ( PASSENGERS ONLY.) THE I'LNE FAST SAILING KE1C .,- VX- LTKVh 110 B I!<) Y> X& MJSSP WILLI AN KENN, MASTER, iWSSSJSL- .~ 00 Tons Burthen, Has fine accommodation for Cabin and Steerage Passen- gers; and wil positively sail 25th March. For rate of Passage, which will be moderate, apply to ROBT. CALTO. Aberdeen. Fib. 6. 1P2I. ESTATE in the COUNTY of ABERDEEN, FOR SALE. On Friday the 16th of March next, at two o'clock after- noon, there will be exposed to sale by public roup, within Dempster's Hotel, Aberdeen, rpHE ESTATE of CRABESTONE, consist- JL ing of 585 Scotch Acres, of which 257 aie Arable, 30 Water Meadow and valuable Pasture, 245 in Planting, and the remainder Moss and Immoveable Moor. The greatest part ofthe Arable Land is in a high state of cul- tivation, substantially enclosed and subdivided, and every Field well supplied with water. The Plantations, of which a considerable proportion is I] aid Wood, are of different ages, and partly fit for cutting down. There is a commo- dious Mansion Ilouse and Garden, and capital Steading of Farm Offices on the Mains. On the Premises there is also an excellent Corn Mill, with a Kiln attached, com- manding a good supply of water. The property is situated within five miles of Aberdeen, and the Turnpike Road 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 ; every thing having been done to render ( he Property one ofthe 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. The Title Deeds, and Plan of the Estate, are to be seen iu the hands of Andrew Jopp, Advocate in Aber- deen ; and Alex Walt, at Crabc& tone, will point vut the boundaries. THE SMACK NEW HALL. rgM- IIS fine little VESSEL, of 37 - JL tons per register, is now for sale by private bargain ; offers to be lodged with Mr. John Massie, Fraserburgh, till 26th February. The New ITall is allowed to be the fa test craft of her size on this coast, was built at Dundee in 1815, under particular inspection, for the Fishing Trade. ' For IIA LIFAX. PICTOU, < Sr MIR A MICH IE, THE FINE COPPERED BRIG LOUISA, ^ W JAMES OSWALD, COMMANDER, 214 tons register, or 550 tons burden, will be laid on the Birth to receive Goods for the above place's the 20th February, and will sail by the 10th of March. As the Louisa is a regular trader, Shippers of Goods may rely upon her proceeding to all the above ports. For Freight or Passage, apply ! o G. ALLAN, At Allan & Simpson's, Union Street, Or CAPTAIN1 OSWALD on board. P. S.— The Louisa has excellent accommodation for Passengers, being ikted out on purpose for the trade. FOR ST. JOHN'S, NEW BRUNSWICK, . THE FINE BR1GAN 1' INE ALEXANDER, THOMAS GUMMING, MASTER, 300 Tons Burden,. Will lie ready to receive Gotylt on J, r.. t Port, by the 5th of February, and will positively sail on the 1st of March ; hasexcellent accommodation for Pas- sengers. For Freight or Passage, apply to GEORGE THOMSON. Quay, Feb. 2, 1821. FOR QUEBEC AND MONTREAL, THE FINE BRIG AN FINE JUN O, JOHN HENDERSON, MASTER, 200 Tons Burden, Will be ready to receive Goods on board, for the above Ports, by the 10th ot February, and will positively sail on the 20th of March ; has excellent accommodation for Passengers. For Freight or Passage, apply to GEORGE THOMSON. Quay. Feb. 2, 1821. FOR SALE, VALUABLE LOTS OF LAND. On Friday the 6th day of April next, at two o'clock af- ternoon, there will be exposed to sale bv public roup, ( if not previously disposed by private bargain) in An- derson's New Inn, the following valuable LOTS of the ESTATE of FRASE 11 FIE LD, viz. LOT l.' jPIIE FARM of GREENBRAE, - J*.- occupied by WILLIAM MORRICE, consist- ing 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 belonging 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 must convenient and agreeable residence. LOT 2. Consistsnfpart of WESTFIELD and SIL- VERB URN, and is bounded upon the north and west, by the Lands of Scotstown ; upon the east by the Old- meklrum Road, and upon the south by the Lands of West field. It contains about 30 Acres. 2 Roods, and 1 Fall, all arable ; except about 1 Acre, I Rood, and 4 Falls in Wood. On this Lpt there is an excellent situa- tion for a House, commanding a fine prospect; and it is capable of being rendered a very pleasant and convenient place of abode. This Lot will be divided into two, if intending purchasers desire it, one will consist of i 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, and is bounded upon the north and west by a com- mon li< jad, which divides it from Ironfield, and a Lot of Murcar belonging to Mr. Moir of ScoUtown ; upon the east by the German Ocean ; and upon the south by the Land occupied by Mr. George Allan. It consists of46 Acres, 2 Roods, and 24 Fall's, or thereabout; whereof about 26 Acres have been in cultivation, and 4 are im- proveable ; the remainder consists of Links. Bents, and Sands. LOT 4, Consists of that part of MURCAR, posses- sed 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) isintlosed and subdivid- ed ; it is bounded on the north by Lot 3. ; upon the east partly by the German Ocean, arid partly by the Ground to be retained; upon the south by the L< uids belonging to Mr. Davidson of Drmnside; and upon the west by the Turnpike Road. It consists of nearly 100 Acres, of which abont 67 Acres aie under cultivation, and part of these is old Infield. The remainder consists of Links, partly capable of improvement, and of Bents and Sands. On the Premises there is a good substantial Dwelling House of Two Stories, and a Steading- of offices. This Let forms a very compact Farm, capable, from its situa- tion. of being brought to the highest siate of cultivation, at little expense ; and it would, with Lot 3, form a very desirable small Estate. A more derailed specification may l>£ seen in the hands of Andrew Jopp, Advocate in Aberdeen ; and David Cunningham, Grieve, at FraseriLld, will point tut the boundaries of the diU'crcnt Lots. WILLIAM DUNCAN, ( LATE, OF A. SIMPSON AND CO.) ? Esi'BCTFOLLY intimates to his Friends and the Public, that he has now, in company with Iti, Brother GEORGE, opened that SHOP in Mr. Do » nie'< New House, End of Gallowgate. third from the Hea l of Bioad Street, where the GROCERY BUSINESS will be carried on by them, under the Firm of IVIE LI AM £ GEORGE DUNCAN. Their present STOCK, consifting of Black and Green TEAS, from the East India Com- pany's Sales, Raw and Refined SUGARS, Yellow and White SO A P, Genuine Dant/. ic BLACK BEER. & « . fee, •• • Mas been bought with ready money, on » ery l'. ivattral> la terms ; and as they will always be stmlrous to" pntuiasO at the best Markets, they will be able to serve their cus- tomers on at least as good terms as any iu the line, fc.;- Orders from the country carefully attended to. % » An APPRENTICE Wanted. None need apply1 but such as can be well recommended* Aberdeen, Feb.' 2, 18^ 1. JAMES ERSI- CINE " O ESPECTFULLY intimates', that, in consc- quence of his intending to give up the Jewellery Business, his whole Stock of GOLD and SII. VER Work. Pl. ATEL) Goons and HARDWAUE, is now selling off at and below Prime Cost. It consists of GOLD fin, I SILVER WATCHES. GOt. D'WATCH CHAINS, SEALS and KEYS ; NECKLACES. BRACELETS RINGS, EAR- RINGS, PINS. BROACHES, and LOCKETS; Silver TEA POTS, CUPS. SPOONS, and FORKS; FISH- KNIVES; SNUFFBOXES; VINAIGRETTES; PURSES; PENCIL- CASES; and THIMBLES; Plated. Brass, and Brown TEA URNS; PLATED TEA POTS, COFFEE POI'S. BREAD BASKETS, and WAITERS; LIQUOR and CRUET FRAMES; CANDLESTICKS, and, BRANCHES; SNUFFERS& SNUFFER- TRAYS; DISH- STANDS, BOTTLE- STANDS, and TOAST RACKS; Ivory, Bone, and Horn Handled KNl'v'E. S and FORKS; Jananned TEA TftAYSS WAITERS; Silk ami- Cotton UMBRELLAS; POCKET BOOKS: WRITING DESKS, and numerous miscellaneous ar- ticles, which it would be by far too tedious to enumerate. The Gold Watches are London- made, have substantial Cases, and will he sold at very reduced prices. An elegant TOP A 7. and a PE B BLE NECKLACE, some beautiful PEA HI, WORK, and two hatxlsomu SILVER. CUPS, will also be sold far below prime cost. The Goods are all well finished substantial articles, and by no means of that kind which is so frequently got up nn-. v a- days, for the purpose of jewing bis'Majesty's lieges. The lowest price at which it can be wild will be affixed to each article; and as the prices will he for the most part below, and in many cases far below Prime Cost, ready money is expected ; or, if credit lie taken for longer than a month, 5 per cent, must be added to the prices stated. Gratefully sensible of the obligations lie owes to manv kind Friends, for the support they have had the goodness to ail'ord him, J. E. requests they will be pleased to ac- cept his warmest and sincere acknowledgments; anil while he continues in the Business, he will he happy tf, - attend, as usual, to their orders. He begs leave very earnestly to solicit. Payment o£ his Accounts. gQ Union Street, Jan. HFaMI THE COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE FOR this Citv hereby intimate, that thev mean to let the Dung ofthe STREE i'S in FARM, for the term of ONE YEAR, fiom and after the 3Jsc March next. TheTacksmao tobe houndto collectandcarrv off the Dung, and submit to the Regulations established by the Board, which are prepared, and to he seen at the. Police Office, Broad Street. Tenders to be given in, ou or before Saturday the 17th March. By appointment ofthe Board, " JOHN CHALMERS, CLERK. Aberdeen, Jan. 5, 1821. TO THE AFFLICTED WITH DISORDERS OF THE EAR, AND DEAFNESS, AND PERSONS WHO II AVE LOST TJ1EIII HANDS. T0HN ENGLAND haviu2 ascertained by re- peated trials, the result of < in apparatus hejias con- trived for the purpose of more< distinctly impressing of sounds into the human- ear, with a view to benefit per- sons afflicted with imperfect heading, deems it a duty to give publicity to an inyentio„ n, the utility of which he has had sufficient proof of, even, on the dumb pupils under his tuition, so as materially to facilitate the labour of teaching them articulation. From several cases of diseased ears which J; E. has lately cured, and considerably restored the sense of hear- ing, he cannot refrain from expressing his decided opinion, which foe flatters himself cannot he too forcibly impressed on the Pminds of parents, that the primary- causes, of so many deplorable instances of total deafness, observable among mankind, is owing to diseases, inci- dent to the ear, in infancy and early age, being either neglected or improperly treated. J. E. embraces this opportunity of puLlicfy expressing: his grateful acknowledgments to the Medical Gentlemen in London, so eminent in his profession, to whom hollas applied for advice in sundry cases of diseased ears, and who has remitted to him several valuable receipts, with instructions how to prepare and apply them, for the curing of ulcers, thickened wax i nil a mm alio us, purulent dis- charges, and other disorders of the ear; i J. E. continues to construct artificial hands and ap> paratus, and gives instructions for their use as substitute*, to persons who have lost one or both hands. Fair specimens of w; i ing and drawing may be seen in his possession, performed by persons deprived of both hands, and portions of the arms, whom he has supplied with apparatus, and taught how to use them. Applications iti writing, from persons residing at a distance from Aberdeen, distinctly stating the cases re- garding diseased ears, or artificial haiidfr, will be punc- tually attended to. Aberdeen, Feb. 9, 1821. OBSERVE!"' the distinguished Success wh.' cli invariably attends tho e who pu. chase their Chances at CAR- iiO L L'S Fort unme Oflires, 19, COR SH1L And 26, OXFORD STREET. No 46, The Prize of £ 21,000 Consols, wa » SOLD hy CAtlROLL, In Sixteen Sixteenths. The Next D. iv's Drawing will take place on VAiEN- TINE'S DAY, FEBRUARY 14; and the Mode of Adventuie is peculiarly favourable w Adventur « rs. A variety of Tickets and Shares are on Sale at the follow- ing Towns by the undermentioned Agents pf CARROLL, ALEXANI HSR STEVENSON", Dvolru'l'er, AbcrJien. J. STEVEN, Bookseller. 117, Titmgrite, Glnsgow, R. ARMSTRONG, 41, North Brid- e, Edinburgh' W. HMD, Bu « k., « llen, Leitii. 3£ n$ eifai parliament HOUSE OF LORDS. Wednesday, Jafi. ol. The House met at JO O'clock to hear appeals, after whirl) it was ordered that no petitions for private bilishe received after the 15th day 6f March, and that no reports from the Judges, on petitions for private hills, he receiv- ed after the 18th April next. Lord G RENVILLE presented * petition from the potteries in Staffordshire, praying a removal of the re- strictions upon foreign trade. The Noble Lord said he apprehended a Committee on this Subject would be ap- pointed simitar to the one last year, when he would move ( bat this petition shou'd be referred to that Committee. f foiise in' tfie eye of the law the King was supposed - never *. to die ; but he conceived that such a suggestion would be a weak answer to his arguments. If, then, by the act of ; Charles II. it was equally imperative to mention berth the King and Queen, why did not the order On the accession j of his present Majesty embrace both their names? Me ivould further ask, and he should be happy to receive in- ; formation on that point, either from the Noble Lord op- posite, or from any of the Law Officers of the Crown, to what extent that act gave them authority Id act ? He ; wished to know whether the directions given by that act were precise, or whether it was left to their own discretion or caprice to insert in the Liturgy whatever names they ; pleased? He would ask them, whether it gave them au- thority to commit an act of degradation to the Queen ; I and he felt convinced, that whether the question was con- ; [ sidered as a matter of law or justice, the House would | come to the resolution that Ministers had ac The Marquis of LANSDOVVNE said, it was cer- tainly his intention to mcv*. the revival of the Committee in the course of next week. He took this opportunity to . Tsk the Noble Lord opposite ( Liverpool), whether it was likely any measure would be adopted with regard to the timber t rade, which he considered a matter of consider- able importance, and thought the acts relating to the timber trade required consideration. Lord LIVERPOOL admitted the importance of the subject, and was of opinion that some measure should be adopted on this subject during the present session ; he was unable, however, to go into farther explanation at present, but should not be backward at the proper time to give the question all the consideration it might re- quire. This Noble Earl then referred to several ques- tions which had been put to him, on a former night, on the subject of Naples, and said that he moved for an ad- dress to his Majesty, for the production of a copy of the dispatch which had been sent out to the Allies, in con- sequence of a declaration issued by them, and which had been received in this country. Earl GREY expressed a wis!) that a copy of the de- claration in question might be included in the motion. The Earl of LIVERPOOL said, that although the declaration had been received in this country, and the dispatch in question sent out in consequence, yet that declaration had not been received officially, and therefore could not be recognised so as to lay a copy before the House. A desultory conversation then followed, and the motion was ultimately agreed to. Thursday, Feb. 1. The Earl of LIVERPOOL laid on the table, by command of his Majesty, the dispatch for which his Lordship moved yesterday. Lord HOLLAND said he had not been very fortu- nate in asking questions; but viewing the subject to vhich this paper referred as essentially involving the honour and character of the country, and perhaps also the peace and happiness of mankind, he wished, under the impression that this paper negatived the assertion of cur being bound by any treaty to attack Naples, or that it contained a disclaimer of those principles which were urged against the new system adopted at Naples— he wished to be informed whether tin's document had been officially communicated to the Neapolitan Government? The Earl of LIVERPOOL had no hesitation in Statin* that the paper had been communicated to all his Majesty's Missions not only in Europe, but also in the Brazils.— Adjourned till Mpjiday. 1 Although h< i rately acquainted with the legal ground upon which the Gentlemen opposite had proceeded ; yet he did not mean to question that they had proceeded upon the act to which he had before alluded. But he could not avoid express- ing his surprise, that not only the head of the Church, but the head of the Law, the Lord Chancellor, should have been present in the Council where the order for the exclusion of her Majesty's name from die Liturgy was determined upon. It might appear presumptuous in him to question so high an authority as the Lord Chancellor of England and the law Officers of the Crown, but he would mention one instance in which that order had been either illegal, or, to say the least, nugatory. The self- same order which had been issued in England, had also been sent to Scotland, over which it had manifestly no power ; and he would therefore say, in the presence of . the Lord Advocate opposite, that the order as it regarded Scotland was either a dead letter, or a direct violation of the law. What had been the consequence ? In Scot- but a feint, fd put { rf- ttie test the feeling?' of the House ; but why did the Noble Lord anticipate the resolution pro- posed by him, or rathfer, why did he not more manfully bring it forward ? It was impossible for any reasoning mind to account for the motion of the Noble Lord on any grounds, unless it was supposed that, in order to obtain the benefits of every shade of opinion, he had thought proper to modify his proposition. The Noble Lord had laid great stress on the petitions presented to the House, calculated to produce an effect, which washy him much desired, for they all prayed for the prompt re- insert ion of her Majesty's name in the liturgy, fhear. hear, from the opposition.) The Hon. Gentlemen who had thus cheered him, ought k) consider how that was to be effected. The course was by an address to the throne, but that the Noble Lord was not prepared to submit to the House ; no. the Noble Lord had hesitated to propose an address to the King, knowing or fearing that that proceeding would have been disagreeable to his Majesty. No, the Noble Lord had endeavoured to entrap the House of Commons, in order to induce it to do what, he feared to attempt. lie would therefore, partly following t'jje example of the Noble Lord, take the liberty of moving an amendment to the Noble Lord's motion, which was, that the House should then adjourn. Mr. IIOBHOUSE supported the original motion. Mr. WE THE RELL said, not only had the House to consider whether her present Majesty was to be deprived of her rights, to be dethroned by any act of the King's Privy Council, but whether a precedents was to be esta- blished. authorising that Council to act in a similar man- ner on any future occasion. In this view of the case, it was impossible to say that the case was one adapted only to the present moment. The future Queens of England were all interested in it. In deciding upon the case the House had to decide upon futurity, and to decide upon the abstract right, as well as whether the Privy Coun- cil could render void the practice and usage of the king- HOUSE OF COMMONS. Fridayi Jon. 426. MOTION RESPECTING the ERASURE of the QUEEN'S N A M E from the LI TU RG Y. I. ord A RC H IB A LD H A M ILTON, after apologising for his inability to do justice to so important a question, proceeded to observe, that he should limit his observations to the mere subject of the Liturgy, because more ample opportunities won Id arise for the consideration of all the proceeding*. But it was impossible to contemplate their Consequences on the country, and not feel disgust and in- dignation at the conduct of those men who had placed the country for so many months in such a state of jeopardy and danger. The conduct they adopted was not only un- wise and unconstitutional, but required the sirorigest ex- pression he could use to designate it properly— it was of the most revolting description he had ever witnessed. lie ( lid not use this term unadvisedly ; it was the only one suited to the occasion. He was not afraid of either Radi- cals or Reformers— he was aware of no danger equal to that risked by the Ministers ofthe Crown in advising the prosecution of the Queen. For himself, lie had all through been as forcibly impressed with their mischievous policy3as those petitioners were whose complaints the House had heard to- night. The ground on which he 1 called on tiie House to come to a Resolution was, " That it was unwise, improper, and inexpedient to have omitted the name of her Majesty in the Liturgy;" and lie called on Honourable Gentlemen to consider well the siru ition of her Majesty when that was done. Some gentlemen said, the subsequent conduct of her Majesty should be as transferred to what was charged before against her; but he wished them to divest themselves of such unworthy prejudices. A wprthy Alderman had lately said, that he - that he, forsooth— regretted the omission of her Majesty's, name in the Liturgy ; but then he talked of her letter to the King. What was that but trying her then for one thing, and punishing her for another ? Under one set of circumstances you ex- cluded her name from the Litur « y— and if you would ap- ply all bei subsequent acts to give a colour of justice to that act, he only asked them to apply the subsequent in- justice her Majesty had experienced toiler case, and give her the benefit they claimed for themselves and their acts. The principle on which they proceeded was most properly and happily alluded to the other evening by a Noble Friend near him, ( Lord Nugent), who said it was laying a person on the rack, and taking down the expicssion eli- cited by pain as the depositions of guilt. Before any trial, Ministers proceeded to takelier Majesty's name out of the Liturgy— an act not only unwise, but unjust, an act of <> TOSS injustice. For all that followed from this, they were indebted to his Majesty's Ministers. What was the situation of her Majesty then ? The laws had deceived fier. By law she was a Queen. In domestic enjoyments she was equally deceived— she had no husband— no state, and left this country with a letter of licence for her con- duct. Abroad she was followed by spies— persecuted by c* verv thing in the shape of diplomatic function— she was forced to go abour with no sort of protection from any one quarter. Placed then as her Majesty was in this condi- tiori, would the House affect to be shocked at her doing what her letter of licence allowed her—( if any thing guil- tv were done by her?) If even all was true itli which she v\ as charged— he still thought she never should have been prosecuted in the manner she was. The course of treatment adopted towards her both in this country and abroad was of such a nature, as should in his view prevent any reasonable man from preferring any accusation against her. But werethese tiie only thingsof which her Majesty had to complain ? Had she not already undergone one serious trial— a subject it was hot now necessary to enter on— but © n that trial was she not acquitted? Iler married life was a continued scene of suffering. Has her Majesty had fair play ? quite the contrary.—"( loud cheers.)— He should sav little on the legal part of the subject; but he wished the Right Honourable Gentleman opposite to state why her Majesty's name was originally excluded from the Li- turgy? It was said there were heavy charges against licr ; but why, when these charges were not proved, was riot her name restored to it ? The fact was, the Ministers Neither wished to consider her as innocent or guilty ; but they bottomed their conducC on a vague mixture of her be- ino- botli. The Noble Lord here referred to the Minutes land, as it ought to have been in England, the order had proved mere waste paper. He felt that he was not go- ing too far when he said that, as it regarded Scotland, the order was either illegal or useless. Now, though it was not very material to notice all the names which were at- tached to that order, yet there was one name which, from the extraordinary circumstances with which it was con- nected, he felt in some measure obliged to revert to.— lie alluded to the name of Mr. Canning. Nothing could be more disagreeable to himself than to speak invi- diously of a gentleman in his absence, but it was of that absence that he felt obliged to complain, ( hear.) That gen . tleman, he believed, at least so common report assured him, differed from Ministers in the view which they had taken of the prosecution of her Majesty. If then he had ; differed from them as to the propriety of that prosecution, j was it too much to expect him to have appeared and ex- j pressed the regard which he felt for her Majesty, and his j denunciation of the proceedings against her ? If his re- : signation had proceeded from principle, as lie had wished j it to be understood, would it have been too much for him j to have delayed his departure for a few days, in order to , have given her Majesty the benefit of his presence in that House? Having made these remarks, he should confine . the businessof the present, evening to moving a Resolution. : that the Order in Council by which her Majesty's name was removed from the Liturgy, was ill- advised and inex- pedient. He wished it, however, not to be imagined that his exertions should be con fined to that object alone. No. The rights of justice, the interests of the country demand- ed, that Ministers should not only be censured for the errors of the past, but stimulated to act right in future, and right could only be done by restoring her Majesty's name to that Liturgy from which it had been so unjustly expunged, ( cheers.) The striking of the name of the Queen out of the liturgy was not merely an injury done toher Majesty ; it was injurious to the crown itself. On what principle would it be contended that the dignity of the crown could remain safe and uninjured, whilst the Queen was exposed to calumny and insult ? Would it be urged that it was in consideration of any personal quality, or on account of any merit in private life, that the King was entitled to lie prayed for in the liturgy ? No ; he held his place in the liturgy as a member of the Royal Family, independently of any merit or desert of his own. Could any thing be imagined more unjust and unfair, or more likely to excite an invidious comparison, than to say that the name of one of the parties was fit to be inserted in the liturgy, and the other unfit; if the House began to set the example, how far would not the evil spread itself, or at what limit would it stop ? He was decidedly of opinion, that the measure would prove injurious not to the Queert alone, but the whole of the Royal Family. When the Noble Lord said, that he would do no more against her Majesty, the House understood his reason for desisting. The fact was, he could do no more— the public feeling would not allow him, ( Hear, hear !) He therefore begged the Noble Lord not to take any credit to himself for his forbearance ; he had done his utmost, and being at length reduced to abandon his designs, he now came dom for three centuries, and the Statute Law, by any ar- bitrary act. He had, on a former night, had the liberty of making some observations, as to the fact of no such proceeding as that act of the Privy Council which was then before the I louse for its consideration having taken place since the Reformation, " I say," continued Mr. W. that the present is one which relates to the past, to the present, and to the future ; it is one which requires this House to say, not whether the present Queen is to be thrown at the fe^ t of the Ministers, to be spurned, to be degraded, to be dethroned, at their pleasure, but whether the established laws of England are, or can be abrogated by any power other than by the Legislature ; and whether i any future Queen Consort is, or may become the victim I of any Privy Council. I take the liberty of declaring it 9 to be my opinion, after a full and satisfactory deliberation, Sthat the act of the I 2th of February last is grossly illegal. If the Right Honourable Gentleman thought that the i motion of the Noble Lord to- night was one of mere milk | and water, he will not have to reproach me with using j such language, for I thus openly declare that the erasure of the name of her Majesty from the Liturgy was' grossly illegal and unconstitutional, ( loud and repeated cheers.) I am not accustomed to hesitate in expressing my opini- ons, however humble my efforts may have been else- where ; neither do I now think that I ought to conceal my sentiments. To the Right Honourable Gentleman, and to the Noble Lord, I am sure, I cannot be required to He was not or. e who imbibed the ridiculous notion* of radicalism ; he knevV their objects too well not to despise them ; and although the Noble Lord and his friends might choose to- C& s t the paltry imputation op oft those who op- posed their measures, that monarchical, that anti- Radical Administration, that discard all encroachment upori pre- cedent ; that had alarmed the country with the danger of the si$> version of established custom ; v that anti- radical Administration that feel so nervous at. the least approach at Change, had, when it suited their purpose, contemptu- ously crushed beneath their feet those rights which had been recognised and acted upon for so long a period, ( loud cheers.) Upon what but custom did the prerogative of the Monarch depend; ? by what but custom did they enjoy these privileges ? what but custom protected the rights of the community ? what indeed could be named, that was possessed by any man, that was not secured by usage ? ( cheers by the opposition.) Was it for the Noble Lord and his Antl- Iladical coadjutor, after exciting an alarm at innovation, thus to set at defiance usages of three cen- turies— they might deny radicalism, and so would he, but yet. whether radicals or anti radicals, he wished men to be consistent, ( cheers on all sides of the house.) The Noble Lord had established a new Court: a new mode of evidence bad annihilated the usual forms by the intro- duction of a succession of innovations.—"( cheers from the opposition.)— From the moment that the fatal Order in Council was issued, lie found a determination to oppose every measure that should be brought forward respecting the Queen. He would not anticipate what the talents of those might be who might undertake to answer him, but he believed he knewthe arguments they would adopt. The fact was that ofthe omission ofthe Queen of Geo. I. That mo- narch, it would be recollected, ascended the throne in the year 1714. At that time the Princess of Zeli, to whom he had been married, had been a captive at Hanover a consi- derable time ; she was never known in this country as Queen Consort ; she had never had any Court, nor exer- cised any privilege. In the addresses presented by that House and by the House of Peers to that Monarch, nor indeed in any address, had she been noticed ; added to that, she had been divorced upwards of eighteen years.— George I. had contracted a bad handed marriage, as it was termed, with the Duchess of Kendall, who was entitled to the style of Queen Consort in preference to the Princess ofZell. This precedent could not therefore be received. Hehad taken the liberty of analysing thisquestion and he believed he had done it with fairness. He had shewn that that wretched, miserable, and contemptible order was not reconcilable wiih thecanon law, the moral law, nor the laws of reason, ( loud cries of hear, hear.) At an early period after the 12th of February ( when the monstrous and illegal order was issued), he conversed with wiany expe- rienced Clergymen upon the clause of the Act, and also with many Gentlemen of sound learning, whollv uncon- nected with any party, and he never yet found the opinion of any one upon it, that he had not ie.- eived an answer in unison with his own sentiments. They all considered that the words of the Act, coupled with immemorial usage, was completely at variance with the legality of the order, ( cheers from the Ministerial benches.)— Let them look at the conduct- of this Monarchical Administration.--( coii- tinued cheers ) — Might a plain man be permitted to ask a simple question without meeting the sarcastic cheers of ' those on that ( the Ministerial) side of the House ? If the Privy Council had the power of omitting the name of the make any apology, for they know too well my manner to suppose that I should be guilty of any personalities Co- wards them ; but I could, not, nor can I avoid expressing what I think, fully and boldly;—( repeated cheers.) In order to substantiate his case, it vfas necessary t6 enter | into some preliminaries. If tbe historical facts, to which he begged the attention of the House, were known to the Lawyer, as well as every Gentleman present, they would pardon him for stating them as the grounds of his judg- ment. Prior to the Reformation the Liturgy of England had been regulated by the See of Rome; but when Henry VIII. had separated himself from the Communion of the Church, the church discipline and the regulations of it had been placed under the superintendance of the same power as the civil right of the subjects of the realm. In the reign of Edward VI. the Liturgy had been established; and thus, in the successive reigns, the Church became part of the State, as the State became a part of the Church, None could deny that such was the political effect pro- duced by the Reformation. It was true that in this coun- try the reign of Queen Mary produced a fevulsiun ; but Queen, could they not also takeout that of the King ?— ( loudciies of hear, hear.)— He had read enough of tile history ofliis country to know that there were factions at Court, as well as factions among the people ( cheers.)— The Queen, who was now opposed hy the Court party, was at one time strenuously supported hy them. That fact plainly elucidated his argument, ami evinced the dan- gers that might ai- ise from such a discretionary power being intrusted to any party, hy which they might dc prive the Queen of her attributes. Hecould not compare the pro- ceedings of the Privy Council to any thing but the High Court of Commissi,!!, and the Members lie must describe as Inquisitorial Judges. The language be uttered was the conviction of his mind • and thank God, his vote was his own, and so were his principles; as be fell so would he speak, and nothing should deter him from giving utter- ance to his opinion. Could it be expected that the sequel would be just, when the proceedings were founded on such gross illegality and monstrous injustice ; evidence so de- testably obtained ? D -' throned aud cashiered in the face of England before trial, by that illegal order. Then came the consequences of that revulsion were removed in the I the Noble Lord with his threatening letter, with which the reigns of her immediate successors. In tlw^ reign of James I. the Liturgy had been established nearly in the same form as at present. In the reign of Charles I. war, civd and religious, had raged, for the contests of" that period arose from religious, as well as from civil feelings. After the accession of Charles ] I. when all parties had been eager for peace, the Act of Uniformity bad been sanctioned by the Legislature. If subsequent to the Reformation the King had been at the head of the Church, arid therefore was in possession of the right of r forward to argue their legality, ( loud cheers.) A spir t had been shewn in the cause of justice; the people had every where declared themselves in favour of the Queen, and had stood up in the cause of the injured. What other conclu- ion could be drawn from the signs which were every day and in every place manifested ? Besides, there was another reason which strongly pressed upon the house to settle this important question. Was the country, suf- fering as it did under the double weight of depression in its agricultural and commercial interests, to be utterly excluded from their debates by one single question ? He would say that the House of Commons had not partici- pated in the feeling and interests of the country at large. The House knew that the eountiy laboured under ex- traordinary difficulties, and would they suffer the whole ofthe present session to pass in a similar manner to the greater part ofthe last, because ministers now found them- selves in a situation which they had not before contemplat- ed ? How they got into that situation it was not now necessary to inquire ; but he did in his conscience believe that the Nohte Lord and his colleagues were too honour- able and too wise to advocate the abominable and foolish measures, the responsibility of which they were now com- pelled to bear. He believed, as it was generally under- stood, that in an unfortunate moment thc^ y had given a pledge, that if the Queen set foot in England they would proceed against her, thinking no doubt that there was no chance of her ever doing so. By this means they had now become responsible for conduct which they were ashamed tocantemplate. Having said so much upon the " subject, he would now venture to say that the name of her Majesty had, in the lir. st instance, been unjustly erased from the liturgy, and that the non- restoration of her name was more than unjust— it was shameful ; at least if it were not con- tended that the verdict in the other House was a real and effective judgment. He called upon the House calmly and deliberately to consider the motion which he was about to submit to them, and to take some measures to tranquil- lize that ferment which the proceedings against the Queen had created, and which if not put a stop to, he believed would end in general discord. The Honourable member then concluded, amid loud cheers, by moving " That tbe Order in Council, dated the 12th of February, under which the name of her Majestj, Caroline, Queen Con- sort of these realms, was erased from the Liturgy, ap- pears to have been ill advised and inexpedient. Mr. ELLIS said, tbe course which Mr. Canning had pursued had been dictated bv a strong and conscientious sense of the duty which he owed to that Illustrious Person w ho had so long and so unfortunately occupied the atten- tion of the House ( hear, hear.) Mr. ROBINSON said, according to the Noble Lord, those advisers bad violated the laws of the kingdom ; they t had insulted the King ; they had betrayed the Queen ; j they had fomented rebellion throughout the country, and i the Noble Lord having come forward before the House of 1 of Council, by which certain alterations were authorised to be made- in tbe form of praying for the different mem- bers of the Royal Family, and contended it contained no- thing to justify the omission of her Majesty's name. It authorised an alteration of the names, but not their omis- I sion in the prayers. The concluding words of the docu- ment to which Tie alluded were, " and all such alterations as are fitted to the occasion." Did the occasion justify the alteration— not the alteration, but the total omission of her Majesty's name? The act • of the Council was not made to add a prerogative to the Crown ; it gave no posi- tive directions a's to the prec- jse alterations; but to such as • were 4< fitted to the occasion." The only act of Parlia- ment from which they could pretend to have derived their authority was the 1.3th and 14th of Charles 11.; there- tore he presumed that that act would be considered as their authority. He wbukl undertake to say, that no ati- thoritv was given by the act which he had just mentioned. Another observation occurred to him. That act gave no more authority to pray for Geo. III. than to pray for the Queen. It might perhaps be argued on the other side that the mention of suece& Mvc Kings was not accessary;, bo Commons to make those charges, had brought forward a motion, not calculated to induce the House to have the heaviest punishment inflicted on those traitors. No. The punishment of the Noble Lord for those charges was a nothing, it was contained in a mild— a mitigated motion. If the ministers of the crown had been guiiiv of crimes, thus boldly laid to their charge, if they had ever given cause for suspicious of such accusations, he declared to God that he considered the proceeding adopted to be the worst injury which could he inflicted on the liberties of the people, ( violent cheers from the opposition. J The pro- ceeding of the Noble Loid, who thus thought himself justified in compounding the most dreadful charges, and in supposing it his duty to bring forward only a milk and water motion, ( limtl cheers from the Treasury benches.) If the Noble Lord wished to do justice to the Queen, why had he not endeavoured to do so, instead of cring- ing to the gain of a few votes ? Why else had the Noble Lord been satisfied with such a weak, such a futile con- clusion as was contained in lug motion ? Perhaps it was ecclesiastical discipline, so he had been the Head of the State. When therefore, from the necessities of the times, he had yielded a portion of his power to the other branches of the Legislature, lie surrendered as well a part of his ecclesiastical as of his civil jurisdiction. Tiie Liturgy had therefore been regulated by the Acts of Parliament in the subsequent reigns. He was far from denying that plenary power existed in the King and in the Legislature to regu- late the discipline ofthe Church ; but until they Agreed, no branch ofthe Legislature could be justified in doing what required the assent of ihc whole. During the civil wars the Liturgy had been much canvassed ; and on the restoration ofthe second Charles, its regulation, so as to ensure the reconciliation of all parties, Puritans, Conve- nanters, and all others to the established forms. The Liturgy then became part ofthe Law of the Land ; for the Act of Uniformity, having mentioned the established forms, rendered them as much a part of the Statute law as if they had been copied word for word and introduced at length into the Statute Book. The Act of Uniformity, therefore, under the Great Seal, had authorised the Litur- gy as much as if it had beeh included at length in any act of Parliament. Twenty- one copies of it had been ordered to be deposited in the Tower of London, in order to pro- cure for the public means of consulting the copies, to which they could refer in cases of difficulty or doubt. He had consulted the Act, but could not find any position of it, or any clause in it, which could sanction the Act which he had a heady pronounced illegal. The particular clause which had allowed the alteration or changingof names of those persons ofthe Royal Family for whom the Act re- quired the subjects of the Kingdom to pray, was in sub- stance as follows:—" Be it enacted, that the names of the King, Queen, and Royal Progeny be challenged and altered from time to time, and fitted to the present occa- sion, according to the directions of lawful authority."— This might authorise the alteration of the young George for Frederick, or of Anne for Elizabeth, but certainly nothing more. At the time that it passed our language was sufficiently copious to furnish words expressive of its meaning: expunge, omit, order, See. were not unknown. Was it not then strange, that . this clause, that had under- gone the revision of Parliament, of the House of Convo- cation, the revision of those eminent lawyers who had be- fore been alluded to, if they meant that it should vest dis- cretion in the King or of the Privy Council to expunge or omit, should have introduced words so opposite as those of to change and alter, as fitted the occasion ? His eyes | must be blinded before he could believe that those lawyers j by whom the Act was framed would have introduced it at | the time of the restoration, when the Throne was restored, I and the object of which was designed to place the Royal | Family in the situation they had previously held. In the. j Liturgy of the Church, the Queens of Henry the VII I. | James I. and Charles II. had been uniformly introduced, and the Liturgy of that day was precisely the same as that which had existed previous to the Reformation. It was somewhat remarkable, that in the printed copy of the Common Prayer attached to ti e Statute, that a- blank was also left . where the name of the Queen had been usually inserted, because that Monarch was not married, and therefore there was no Queen Consort. In the Col- | lect, too, for the Queen a blank was also left, as wasano- sj tlier for the title. He knew not what effect this argument | might have on the minds of others ; but to his own, it was Iseemingly conclusive, that . the names of the King, Queen, and II yal Family should be invariably inserted. . In his mind it was the object of the Act that the Liturgy should be, and he believed it was then, exactly similar to that used in the antecedent reign. The clause upon which he had been inquiring was the only one on which any discus- sion could arise. They had then before them the establish- ed usage ( with the exception of that of George the First) of a connected success'on of reigns for upwards of three centuries in all of which the name of the Queen Consort had appeared in the Liturgy ; the Queen, then, had a right founded upon iiumemerial custom and prescription. flinwtv fo flic Queen ? fiat how did tliev slatul wit") res- pect to the Queen herself. Had they not, with Lord F. rskine at their head, who was always talking of the ad- vantages of the trial by Jury, and who boasted that be had spent ( lis whole life in defence of them— bad they not, he would ask, placed her conduct under the investigation of four Commissioners without informing her of tbe exis- tence of such a trihuinj, much less of the serious charges which I ad been brought against her ? Had not that se- cret tribunal even closet? its proceedings, without ever hearing a word of defence from her unti I they brought her up to receive judgment from her King and father ? If.- ever the Queen had Cause to complain of any party vt public men, it was of that part with which she was at present politicallyconnectcd. ( hear, hear.)— His Lordship then proceeded to ask, whether those persons who had., upon mere idle rumours of occurrences abroad, deprived, a valuable member of the lioyal Family of that revenue which would have enabled him to live in bis native coun- try, were entitled to accuse Ministers of nrting with a want of delicacy to the Queen, when they had evidence of such serious charges against her ? For bis own part, lie would say, whatever might tie the present decision of the House, that under the same circumstances he would, with bis eyes open, and with the experience which he uow ha, I of the case, pursue exactly the same line of conduct.—• Gentlemen ought to recollect, that the question was one full of doubt and environed with difficulties, and of such a nature that he would frankly confess that it Iwrd caused considerable embarrassment to Government from tku handle which it trad given to the disaffected, ( hear.) — His Lordship then proceeded to state, that be felt com- passion for the state to w hich the Queen had reduced her- self ; but there were so many circumstances that render- ed her dangerous, that it became necessary to tear t. ity tbe veil from her guilt, ( hear, bear.) She had lent herself to a paity, who he believed, entertained views dangerous to tbe established institutions of both Church ami . State ; and be therefore could honour her us little in a political as he could in a moral point of view. He would cautioui Honourable Gentlemen not to be deceived by iter advo- cates, nor to be entrapped into tile support of. the present milk and water Resolution, by any rash dedication that might have been made in the country. Tile country W AS now, thank God, coming to its senses, ( hear, hear, from the opposition benches,) and the efforts of that party which bad hitherto distracted the country would soon expire, if Parliament maintained its present firm tone of determina- tion. It ought to support the existing Government < 1 undiminished lionouT aud character, or at once to ex- tinguish the present Cabinet as Ministers. If any resolu- tion were brought forward on the other side, containing charges of accusation, he trusted that it would appear JI, T a distinct, tangible, and manly shape. Ministers would then be fairly put upon their trial, aud be ( Lord Castle- reagh) pledged himself that if there were a cH.- mee of its success, it should be resisted by r » o influence of the crown, whose servants would rest thuir claim to public confidence on the reputation they had acquired duriug an arduous and glorious war, and a subsequent interval of peace, dur- ing which they had never lost an opportunity by their best exertions to promote the interests and welfare uf the empire, ( hear, hear). Mr. BROUGHAM said, that on no question tiarl more party spirit been shewn ; and while ministers, under pretence of impartiality, and with the cunning that be- longed to weakness, kept in the back ground, quietly but industriously entrapping and securing votes, they left three or four of his ( Mr. Brougham's) Noble Friends to bear the brunt and odium of the debate. In tbe outset of his speech, the Noble Lord, with a charity peculiarly hi* own, undertook to defend tbe Queen from the Noble Lord who introduced this motion and tire rest of her friends. He had maintained that her Majesty was de- graded before her trial— degraded by the confession ofher advocates. The House would know how to make allow- ance for the delicacies and difficulties with which he ( Mr. Brougham) in the instance referred to bad had to con- tend ; he was at that time as powerless to resent as to resist imputation ; and the Noble fjurd, with an ingenuity it, which few would be proud to be bis rival, well knew how to heap together a few adjectives am' minding epi- thets, and thus to comjround a sentence difficult ( if com- prehension, but, as far as it was intelligible, calculated to till the ear and to delude the mind. It was not for hi- n ( Mr. Brougham) then to say that his royal mistress was degraded ; she was on the brink of a; i investigation * here innocence was no security, wliere perjury and bribery were united to accomplish one object, where the strong aria of power, and the long purse of ministers joined their in- fluence over Italian hands and hearts, ready to crouch under the one. and greedily tosnatch at the other, ( beer.) From such a trial-— from such a threatened prosecution— the most guiltless might shrink without for a moment in- curring the imputation of crime. Iler Majesty had pre- viously made her ill fated voyage ; contrary to bis and Mr. Whithrend's earnest representations, she had left this country, aud for six years was all hut forgotten. Nuw nothing was talked of on the other side but her increas- ing and inconvenient popularity. Why was she popular? And why were the hearts of all classes interested in her behalf ? Because she w as oppressed and persecuted ; and if ministers wished to sink her into comparative oblivion, they had nothing to do hut to abstain from that persecu- tion, ( cheers.) ' lire people had witnessed a woman antj a Queen maltreated, insulted, trampled upon ; tliev had seen injuries inflicted where injuries were possible • and j insults where injuries were powerless. They left for her, | because they loved the monarchy and the persons of their Queen was met at St. Omer's, the language of which might he thus interpreted— Madam, we have degraded you in the face of Europe ; we have dethroned and cashi- ered you at home, and if you dare place your foot upon the English coast we will accomplish your ruin t and thus, by proceedings so uncongenial with the principles of our law, they had endeavoured to terrify her Majesty from com- mencing her defence. ( prodigious dicers.) Such princi' pies were unworthy and disgraceful in any civilized com- munity ; they were, in fact, unknown in any but Pagan States. That . attempt had been made, but the dignified spirit of the country had prevented its accomplish- ment. From the moment he repeated, that the order of Council was issued, he resolved to oppose it. What an absurdity was it to call the Bill of Pains and Penalties a Bill to dethrone the Queen, when, by the order itself, she had been already dethroned in all the churches in the kingdom. The principle thus acted upon was substan- tially nothing less than the erection of a new Court, where, without trial, without examination, without opportunity of making a defence, condemnation might be pronounced.— If the power was possessed thus to try the Queen, it would become also a Court for the trial of the King. • But by the law, they ought not to proceed upon ex- parte statements alone. Such were his opinions, and upon the grounds on which he argued he should support the motion of the Noble Lord.—( loud and continued cheers.) Lord CASTLEREAGH said, it was extraordinary that 12 months had elapsed, during which ministers were allowed to perpetrate a great injustice against the Queen, and at the expiration of that time nothing but ail abstract proposition was brought forward. Tbe Noble Lord had, it was perfectly true, supported the same opinion as be did now upon a former occasion; but the House then rejected it by to decisive a majority, that when the numbers were going to he taken on his amendment, he thought it better to take them on the negative of the original question, than to put his own amendment to issue. Even when the ques- tion was so decided, the numbers were in favour of the original motion 391, and against it 124, of which latter number many would not have voted for his amend- ment if he hail pressed it. If therefore, the servants of his Majesty were in the wrong, that House was their accom- plice in it: for it gave its sanction t o the principle of their proceeding, when it determined, as in July last, to ad- dress Iter Majesty—( loud cries of hear from the Ministe- rial Benches.) As to the law of the question, he thought that there was nothing so decisive in the clause so much relied on by tbe Noble Lord, as to render it imperative to insert the Queen's name in the Liturgy. The Act of Uniformity was not passed out of any jealousy of the Crown, but to prevent encroachments and alterations from being made in the prayers of tbe church, and to put down heresies and schisms injurious to tbe establishment. That clause, therefore, was inserted in the statute to show that, though no alteration could be made in the general prayers of the church, those collects and litanies which affected the Royal Family were open to alteration. The genius of our political agreed with the genius of our ecclesiastical constitution ; for so far from the constitution being jea- lous of the rights w hich the King exercises over his family, it leaves every member of it completely under the discre- tion of the King. This was the case with regard to their education and their marriage ; and it would be a most dangerous precedent if Parliament should now, for the first time in the history of the monarchy, take upon itself to interfere with the King's management of his family.— If the King, dn the exercise of his royal prerogative, should he forced to insert the name ofher Majesty in the Liturgy, ( loud cries of hear,) that would be found to be only tile first step to greater encroachments ; for he should wish to known on what principle, after such an advantage were gained for the Queen, she could be excluded from the coronation, ( hear, hear.) and all those privileges of grace and favour which, in happier times, it would have been the pride of the King to have afforded her. ( Cheers from the opposition re- echoed by the Ministerial benches.) His Lordship then proceeded to argue that the charge of prejudging the Queen, by striking her name out of the Liturgy, came with a very had grace from that party, which, when it impeached that meritorious servant of the Crown, Lord Melville, struck his name out of the list of Privy Councillors before they brought him to trial, and that, too, for no other purpose than to inflict an additional wound upon the feelings of that distinguished character. Where at that time did they display that delicacy to Lord Melville which they uow so loudly stated bad nw* been rulers with what ail historian had called with someohat of a sneer " a childish admiration of royalty." Kur i ],; - » i, c people of England coveted their Queen with the » hielcl of their protection, and had covered themselves— he would boldly say it— with immortal renown, as lovers of justice and dctesteis of tyranny, ( repeated cheers.) After advert- ting to the notice Lord Castlereagh had taken of him- self, Mr. Brougham proceeded to observe upon tiie re- luctance with which ministers, not long since, had hiea compelled to pronounce the name of Queen. In this res- pect he- bad lived to see strange things, lie had heard not only the the Right Hon. Gentleman opposite ( Mr. Vansittart) pronounce the title as glibiv and as frequency as- sums of money to be voted out of the pockets of the people ; but even the noble lord had been prevailed tipoil to treat her Majesty with the respect which became " an old courtier of the Queen's, and the Queen's old courtier.'"' ( hear.) What was still more astonishing was, that in ano- ther place, where her Majesty had so recently been upoo the trial, he had heard even the Sovereign himself pro- nounce the name of Queen. The Hon. and Learned Gentleman concluded by calling on the House to restore the Queen to all her rights, as they valued justice and tho safety of the count) y ; for if she wa s not ; re tied now as- if she had never been tried, there was no ju . tkv. no se- curity in the land. That question the Queen could never give up, and the people would never give it up, ( loud checrs.) The House then divided on Mr. Robinson's amentj- meut for an adjournment. Fuf the amendment, . - .510 Against it. _ _ . 209 Majority for the adjournment - ] oi Wednesday, Jan. 5) 1. A petition was presented from Richmond, in York- shire, praying that the Queen's name might be restored to the Liturgy. Similar petitions were presented from the city of York, the county of Durham, the Lodge of Odd F. llows of L- verkeithing, Stamford, Litchfield, Aylesbury, Sutton, Ashfield, Dundee, and a number of other places. Mr. HUME presented a petition from the Incorpo- rated Weavers of Leitb. He said, that he understood th. s petition had been forwarded to the Hon. Member for Edinburgh, who had refused to present it. He had no- doubt the Hon. Member could satisfactorily explain this circumstance. For himself, as he understood the duty of a Member of Parliament, he could conceive nothing- more culpable than the refusal of any IJon. Gentlema » to present to the House a petition, not improper in itself from his Constituents. Mr. W. DUN DAS declared, that he had not enter- tained any wish to refuse presenting the petition in ques- tion. The facts were these. The petitioners, in their application to him, required two things ; the first, that he would present their petition, the second, that he would give it all possible support. Conceiving that they were not aware that bis opinion was opposite to theirs and that it was his duty to apprise them of that fact, that if they chose they might select some Hon. Member who would willingly advocate the prayer of their petition, he had told them what his opinion was. lie had no inten- tion of refusing to present the petition, on the ground, that it did not coincide with his own sentiment?, for In- had presented a hundred petitions from the prayers of Which h « d. a'erud. He had merely returned the peti iion in loudness. not with the least vfcvfr of shutting the door of the House upon it, but because he thought him- self bound, as a man of honour, to give them the op- portunity which he had already described. The petition was brought up and read. On the ques- tion that it do lie on the table, I\ Ir. HUME begged to read the application which had been made to the Hon. Gentleman to present the petition and his answer, and then to leave the House to judge bow far the Hon. Gentleman's explanation was satis- factory. The application was, as the Right Hon. Gen- tleman had observed, twofold. The first part requested, that the Hon. Gentleman would be pleased to present the petition as early as possible; the second observed, that the Corporation would consider itself highly honoured if lie would favour the petition with his efficient support.— Such was the application. The answer was very short. It was this, " Sir, I cannot present the petition y# u have § ent me." Then came a full stop; after which the letter proceeded, '' should any proposition be made for the restoration of the Queen's name to the Liturgy, X shall certainly oppose it." And this Was the whole of the letter ( hear, hear,) The latter paragraph merely stated, that the Hon. Gentleman differed iy opinion from the petitioners, but he left it to the House to judge whether the former was not a direct and unconditional refusal topreseftt the petition. Mr. W. DUN DAS also expressed his willingness to leave it to the House to judge upon the subject; and re- peated, that his object bad been to give the petitioners an opportunity of choosing a warmer advocate. Lord MILTON confessed, that when the Hon. Member for Edinburgh made his first speech, he ( Lord Milton) thought that that Hon. Gentleman had not been dealt fairly by. In that speech he merely stated that he had informed the petitioners that he could not support their petition, and that he had explained the reasons which induced him to give them the opportunity of choos- ing another Hon. Member to present it. But then came the unfortunate letter: and that was totally at variance with the Hon. Gentleman's explanation in his speech ; for it consisted simply of a declaration that he could not pre- sent the petition, and that if a proposition should be made to restore the Queen's name to the Liturgy, he must vote against it; and contained no suggestion whatever to the petitioners that his refusal proceeded from a wish to give them the opportunity of choosing another advocate, which was tbe sense in which he had appeared to wish that the House should understand it. Mr. W. DUNDAS again explained, and begaed to know if the Noble Lord meant that he wished the House to believe what he did not himself believe to be the fact ? Lord MILTON disclaimed any such opinion. The confidence which every man had in the rectitude of his own conduct, frequently made him view it in a light dif- ferent from that in which it appeared to others. lie was far from intending to state that the Hon. Gentleman wished to lead the House to believe what he did not be- lieve himself. Tbe petition was then ordered to be printed. Lord A. HAMILTON gave notice of his intention of moving this day se'ennight, for the copies of the whole proceedings relative to a clergyman in Scotland having keen put under arrest for disobeying the order in Council, and praying for her Majesty by name. Mr. HUME gave notice, that on Friday next he would move for a copy of the appointment of Mr. Bathurst as President of the Board of Control, and of the warrant for hissalary. He also laid upon the table a petition from the Provost and Corporation of Dundee, in favour of the restoration of the Queen's rights. REFORM. Mr. WYVILL said, he held in his hand # 2 petitions from the city of York, in favour of Parliamentary Reform. These petitions were each signed by 50 persons; they pray- ed for extension of suffrage and more equal representa- tion. The Hon. Member made some comments on the vote come to by the House on Friday night.— Looking to that vote, it might be said that the House represented the Noble Lord and his colleagues, but it was a farce to call themselves the representatives of the people. Mr. HOBHOUSE wished to know from the Member for Durham, if it was his intention to renew his notice on this subject which he withdrew last session. Mr. LAMBTON said it was his indention, but he considered it could not be brought forward with advantage till the business respecting her Majesty was disposed of; and therefore he should now name the 10th of April for bringing forward that motion. Mr. GRENFELL said he had up to the present time invariably voted against all motions for Parliamentary Reform, and he had done so conscientiously, as believing that whatever might be said by theorists, still this House acted under the opinon of the people, and were controll- ed by that opinion; but after the vote come to by the House on Saturday morning last, he could no longer be- lieve that public opinion had any control over the House, and persuaded of the fact, he could not refrain from ex- pressing a hope, that before the present session had pass- ed over, some Gentleman of weight would come forward with a proposition for reform of that moderate nature which the House Hir'ht sdopt for the benefit of the coun- try. Mr. PHILLIPS urged the necessity of reform, and besought the Heuse to listen to the voice of the people. Mr. S. WORTLY maintained that the vote of Satur- day morning was the sense of the majority of the people. The real opinion of the thinking classes was, that the mat- , ter should beset at rest, and I'c Queen no longer perse cuted. ( Cheers from all sides). PROVISION FOR HER MAJESTY. Lord C A STLERE A GII, amidst the profound silence of the House, rose to move the order of the day for the House to resolve itself into a Committee, in order to take into consideration so much of his Majesty's most gracious Speech as related to the makiug of a suitable provision for the Queen. Mr. BROUGHAM rose and said, that he had re- ceived her Majesty's commands to present the following message: 4T CAROLINE R.— The Queen, having learned that the House of Commons has appointed tin's day for taking into consideration the part of the King's most gracious Speech which relates to her, deems it necessary to declare, that she is duly sensible of his Majesty's condescension in recom- mending an arrangement respecting her to the attention of Parliament. She is aware tliat this recommendation must be understood as referring to n provision for, the support of her estate and dignity ; and from what has lately passed, she is apprehensive that such a provision may be unac- companied by the possession of her rights and privileges in the ample measure wherein former Queens Consort, lier Iloyal predecessors, have been wont in time past to enjoy them. "' it is far from the Queen's inclination needlessly to throw obstacles in the way of a settlement which she desires, in common with the whole country, and which she feels Lord Casttereagh was repeatedly called to order; and Mr. Tierney. in reply to an observation of his Lordship, said, that he would never stoop to accept Or hold office on the terms upon which the Noble Lord had held it. He would never accept it on terms that, were not perfectly honourable to his feelings. " I would sooner die on a dunghill, than receive the Ring* s pay for wading through^ some wot k that I have lately seen." The question of adjournment was negatived without a division ; and the House went into a Committee. Lord Castlereagb pro- posed that a sum of L. 50,000 per annum should be grant- ed her Majesty for life. An amendment was moved by Mr. II. Sumner, that a sum of only L. 50,000 should be reduction was fo be made in the Naval Establishment.— lie would not occupy the Committee at present with any further* ebservations. He would content himself by merely submitting it to their Consideration. The lion. Baronet then moved " « tbat 22,000- seamen should be granted for his Majesty's sea service, for thirteen lunar months, from the 1st January, 1821." Mr. CREEVEY moved thatthe Chairman of the Com- mittee should report progress. He objected to granting any sum of money until the Committee were in. posses- sion of the estimates. Sir GEORGE WARRENDER stated, that no es- timates of any kind were made. He proposed nothing : it was the uniform practice for several years. allotted for this purpose. The original motion was, how ever, carried without a division. Thursday, Feb. 1. A number of Addresses were presented, praying for the restoration of the Queen's name to the Liturgy.— Ordered to be printed. SCOTS CRIMINAL LAW. Mr. KENNEDY gave notice, that in the end of Fe- bruary he would move for leave to bring in a bill to re- gulate the manner in which Juries should be chosen for the administration of the criminal law BREACH OF PRIVILEGE. Sir J. NEWPORT said, he now rose to call the at- tention of the House to a most serious breach of its pri- vileges. A breach going to affect its best privilege, free- dom of debate ; and he did it more especially, because it was Contained in an Address which had received his Majesty's sanction ; for it was an Address inserted in the London Gazette, amongst many others, headed as Ad- dresses, transmitted to Lord Viscount Sidmouth. and which his Majesty had been pleased to receive most gra- ciously. Now, he was convinced this was an Address which his Majesty could not have received graciously, nor could he ever have seen it. It was an Address coming from a Clerical Body, and charged the House of Com- mons with making and promulgating speeches calculated to spread disaffection and discontent through the land.— The Noble Lord on a former night said, none of", these Addresses were inserted in tbe Gazette, until they had received the sanction of the Secretary of State for the Home Department. Now, he would read some extracts from this Address, and ask if this was such a one as ought to have that sanction. The dutiful and loyal Address of the Presbyteiy of Langholm, in the county of Dumfries, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. lie then read the following extracts : — 44 We have witnessed with much concern, and we strongly deprecate the spirit of disaffection lately become so prevalent, from what we would term the violent and unconstitutional speeches of the Opposition in both Houses of Parliament, and the infamous scurrility and misrepresentation of a licentious Press. 44 As teachers of religion we deplore the infidel senti- ments that are sedulously disseminated, and that have contributed more than any other cause to excite the feel- ings which have of late been but too opetdy manifested ; for it must be evident that when men renounce their al- legiance to God, they will also betray their King and country : and would not those to whom we allude rejoice to overturn the Altar, the Throne, and the Constitution, when they scoff at religion, insult their King, and bring such railing accusations against the men who, under an all- wise and overruling Providence, and supported by your Majesty, have saved their country, and in whom, we will venture to say, the good sense of the nation still confides ? • 4 With every good citizen and loyal subject, we repro- bate the Address and Petition of the Common Council of the City of London, than which a greater insult could not be offered to Majesty, and which it behoves all who wish well to tiieir King and country publicly to condemn ; nor can we refrain from reprehending severely the inso- lence of ceitain Members of the Opposition upon the late prorogation of Parliament; for if such conduct in the Representatives of the people pass unnoticed, what may be expected from the people themselves? 41 We fervently pray that Almighty God may confer on your Majesty every spiritual and temporal blessing, and that your reign over a free, a loyal, and an united people, may be long, happy, and prosperous." It was signed and transmitted by William Berry Shaw, Moderator.—( Much laughter.) The Right Hon. Baronet then handed the Gazette to the Clerk, who read the three passages marked with in- verted commas, which having been done, the Right Hon. Baronet moved— 14 That the paper entitled 1 The Dutiful and Loyal Address of the Presbytery of Langholm, in the county of Dumfries-,' published in the London Gazette, on the 2d day of January, is a direct and manifest breach of the essential privileges of this House of Parliament." Lord Castlereagh and Mr. B. Bathurst regretted that this Address had appeared in The Gazette. A selection was made of these Addresses, and perhaps care had not been been taken in this instance. The Address was cer- tainly improper ; and if the Right Hon. Baronet would frame some other motion which might meet his views, it would no doubt be agreed to. new Mr. C RE EVE Y replied that he was extremely sorry it had been the Uniform practice, but for the present, he should beg leave to deviate from that system. The peo- ple had been plunged iilto the deepest distresses, and he would not. feel he discharged his duty to his country if he gave his consent to any supply without having the esti- mates before them. Mr. Hume, Mr. Bennett, and Sir Francis Omitiany, perfectly concurred in the sentiments that had been ex- pressed. They should always support those who advocat- ed a reduction in the public expenditure. Mr. C REEVEY expressed his determination ( though it might be a new practice) to divide upon this . and every Committee of Supply in future, unless fuller information were laid before them. The gallery was then cleared for a division, and the Committee divided on Mr. Creevey's amendment. The numbers, we understood, were-— For the Amendment - - II Against it - - - - . 41 Majority, - - - 50 The Commiite afterwards divided, t? s we understood, four times; once on each of the following Resolutions : 44 For number of Men— Wear and Tear— Victualling and Ordnance." On each division the numbers were as on the amendment. On our return to the gallery the Llouse had just re- sumed, when— Mr. C REE VEY rose and said, in allusion to an ex- pression said to have been used by a Noble Duke relative to county meetings, he had on a former occasion observ- ed, that for a real farce commend him to a Committee of Supply in that House. The proceedings of this night had been a happy illustration of that observation of his.— Out of 658 Members, of which the House of Commons consisted, they had this evening only 55 present. They had had five divisions ; and in less than 20 minutes they had voted away one million nine hundred thousand pounds, without any of them knowing a single iota of the subject, except the Hon. Member who had brought it forward. They had on this account been overpowered by numbers, but fie was determined on all future oppor- tunities to take the same course, and if the people of England knew in what way their money was voted away, and did not take some measure to obtain redress, they de- served all they got. But he hoped their table would be covered with Petitions from all parts against it. Mr. Bathurst rose to make some observations ; but the Speaker having counted, and finding only 26 Members present, the House immediately adjourned. an independent state. After the whole was settled, Boli- var and Morillo had an interview, and embraced in the most friendly manner. - Moi illoj- it is said, was to proceed to Europe,, accompanied by four deputies, two from the Patriots, and two from the Royalists, to arrange matters with the Cortes. It is provided that 40 days notice shall be. given by either party previous to the renewal of hosti- lities, and if this shou'id unfortunately take placp, it is also stipulated that in future the contest shall be carried oil according to the. principles of civilized warfare. During the armistice. Maracaibo and Carthagena are declared free ports. ; ••• We are grieved to learn, that his Grace the Duke of Manchester, Governor of Jamaica, met with a dreadful accident, on- the; 15th December, near Spanish Town, by being thrown from his carriage. Hopes are however entertained of his recovery. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FROM FRENCHPAPERS. PARIS, Jan. 27.— At three quarters of an hour past four o'clock this day, a very loud explosion was heard in the Chateau des Tuilleries. It was immediately discover- ed to have proceeded from a small barrel of gunpowder which had been placed behind a wooden box upon the lauding place of one of the staircases of the chateau. Se- veral doors and many squares of glass were broken. The Prefect de Police, the Proeureur Genera?, and the Pre- mier Advocate- General, the King's Proeureur and his Deputy repaired immediately to the spot, and began their examinations, in order to discover the authors of this daring attempt.— Moniteur. This evening, at half- past four o\ lock, as the King was engaged in his Cabinet, a loud detonation was heard at a short distance from his room, The gates of the pa- place were immediately closed. The troops got under arms, and the most minute search was made. It was found that the explosion had proceeded from beneath his Majesty's Cabinet, and above the apartments' of Madame, the windows of which were broken. The explo- sion was so loud, that it was heard at the Pont Louis X VI. Fortunately no accident has been occasioned by this occurrence, which can be only attributed to the- most detestable intentions, or to an extremely culpable negli- gence. At siz o'clock another explosion took place on the Place Lcscot, near the Louvre, but no damage was done by it. The evening before the last a similar event occurred at ten o'clock before the Palais Royal, at the moment that the Duke d'Angouleme had returned from Compcigne,— ( Journal des Debuts.) MADRID. Jan. 1G.— Messages are arriving every from the Political Chiefs of the Provinces. We \ ' « • * " - • = 1 with the rights of other States, or. if io be acquired through the special accession of such States,-, without iii* trodrcing a. federative system in- Europe, : not only im? wieldy and ineffectual to its object, but leading to many most serious: inconveniences. •,. ., » ^ - * With respect to the particular case of Naples, the Bri* tish Government, : at the very earliest" moment, did not hesitate to express their strong. difapprobatioii of the mono arid circumstances und^ r which that revolution vv.- is under- stood to have been effected ; but they, at the same time, expressly declared to the several Allied- Courts, that they should iiot consider themselves ; as. either called upon, OJP justified, to advise an - interference on the part of this country: they fully admitted, however, that other Eu~ ropean States, and . especially Austria and .' the Italian- Powers, might feel themselves differently circumstanced ; and they . professed that it was not their purpose to piev judge the question : as it might affect them,, or to interfere? with the course which such States might think fit t< i adopt, with a view. to their own security, provided only that they were ready to give every reasonable assurance that their views were not directed to purposes of aggran- dizement, subversive of the territorial system of Europe, as established by the late treaties. \ . Upon these principles the conduct of his M<'( jesty's- Go-, vernment with regard to the Neapolitan question has been, from the first moment, uniformly regulated, and copies of the successive instructions sent to the • British authorities at, Naples . for their guidance, have been from time- to timo transmitted for the information of the Allied ' Govern- ments. • • With regard to the expectation wlnc- h is expressed in the circular above- alluded to, of the assent of the Courts of. London- and Paris to the more gefieraj measures pro-- posed for their adoption, founded, < as it is alleged, upon existing treaties: in justification ; of its own consistency apd good faith, the British Government, inf.? withholding- such assent, must protest against any. such interpretation being put upon the Treaties in question, as is therein as- sumed. : .. They have never understood these treaties to impose any such obligations; and . they have, on - various occa- sions, both in Parliament and in the intercourse with tins Allied Governments, distinctly maintained the negatives of such a proposition. That they have- acted with all pos- sible explicitness upon tin's subject, would at once ap- pear from reference to the deliberations, at Paris, in 181 J, previous to the conclusion of the. Treaty of Alliance, at' Aix- la- Chapelle, in 1818, and subsequently in certain, discussions which took place in the course of the last year. After having removed the misconception to which the passage of the c rcular in question, if passed over in. silence, might give countenance; and having stated iii general terms, without however entering into the argu- ment,, the dissent of his Majesty's Government from the general principle upon which, the circular in question i& founded,, it should be clearly understood that no Govern- ment cm be more prepared than the British Government is to uphold the light of any Stafe or States to interfere From the LONDON GAZETTE, Feb. 3. Carlton floiise, Jan. 26. The King was this day pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on Andrew Ilalliday, M. D. Knight of the Koyal Order of the Guelph, Aulic Councillor of Saxe Cobourg Meinengen, Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, and Demestie Physician to his Iloyal High- ness the Duke of Clarence. [ The Gazette of Tuesday contains no less than forty- three loyal and affectionate addresses tc] the King from various placesand Corporate Bodies in the United King- dom.] AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN, By the quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels, and of Oatmeal per boll of l40ll> s. Avoirdupois, from the turns received in the week ending Jan. 27. AVERAGE Or ENGLAND AND WALES. Re- Wheat, Ryq, Barley, Oats," - 54 s 54 < 25s 18s Sd | Beans, 7d j Pease 2d Sd Oatmeal, Bear or Big, 5,2s 1 1 d 33s IcH 20s 6' d 00s OOd The average price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, com- puted from the returns made in the week ended Jan. 51, is 36s. 4^ d. per cut. duty exclusive. LONDON, Feb. 3. A letter from Brighton, dated January .51, s'ny « ~- 4( The King has taken his us'ual promenade to- day on the Palace grounds, and appeared in excellent health aud spirits." Two of his Majesty Cabinet Ministers have recently favoured us with their views on Constitutional matters, the Duke of Wellington in the House of Lords, and Lord Castlereagh in the Commons ; and certainly between them they would bring-- us to a fine pass. The one de- clares himself a bitter enemy to c\\ l Secret Meetings, while the other declares County Meetings a farce. This reminds us of the man with two wives in the fable, one of whom plucked out his grey hairs, and the other the black, and between them left him bald. There cannot, we should | think, be a closer approximation to the ideal calculated to give satisfaction at Laybach. Without pretending to a j complete knowledge of all the qualities which may belong j to Meetings, we should think, that with the exception of public and private meetings, all others might be safely where their own. immediate security or essential interests are seriously endangered by the internal transactions of another State. But as they regard the assumption of such right as only to be justified by the strongest neces- sity, and to be limited and regulated thereby, they cannot admit that this right can receive a general and indiscri- minate application to all revolutionary movements with- out reference to their immediate. bearing upon some par- ticular State or States, or be made prospectively the basis of an alliance. They regard its exercise as an exception, to general principles, of" the greatest value and impor- tance, aud as one that only properly grows out of the cir- cumstances of the special case : but they at the same time consider, that exceptions Of this description never Can, without the utmost danger, be so far reduced to rule, as to be incorporated into the ordinary diplomacy of States, or int^ tlie institutes of the law of nations. As it appeats that certain of the Ministers of the three Courts have already communicated this circular dispatch to the Courts to which they are accredited, I leave it to your discretion to make a corresponding communic: itioit on thf? part of your Government,, regulating your lan- day say messages, for the Commanders no longer make use of the ordinary couriers to transmit their important dispatched. It seems that the discontented have risen in several places at once, and that they assemble under the title of Defenders of the Faith. It is said that instructions have been given to the Poli- tical Chiefs, which invest them with extraordinary powers. The National Guard of Galicia and Andalusia, who are employed in pursuing the Insurgents, murmur at being engaged in a service which belongs to the troops of the line. It is said that the Chief of Granada has sent a list of the several Officers of the army, who have desei ted with the soldiers of their companies. The men whoare at the head of these Defenders qf the Faith, consist chiefly of peasants j or mechanics, who aspire to the reputation of Mina, and the other Guerilla Chiefs, Sir John Newport assented to this proposition, and Lord Castlereagh to afford time for this, moved that the debate be adjourned till to- morrow, which was agreed to. THE REVENUE. Mr. MABEIILY, after a few observations, moved for an account of the sums applicable to the redemption of the funded. debt in 1821 ; an account of the unfunded and unredeemed debt for the same period ; the unfun- ded debt, distinguishing that provided for ; and also the amount of charge for collection and management of the Revenue since 1790. The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER saw no objection to the motion, and he trusted that they were now arrived at the period, when, for some years, there would be no necessity for a loan or new taxes. After some further discussion the motion was agreed to. PROVISION FOR THE QUEEN. Sit G. CLERK brought up the Report of the Com- mittee, granting =£ 50,000 to the King, for the separate use and maintenance of the Queen. Mr. H. SUM NE R rose to propose a smaller sum. He contended that any man who was present when Lieut. Howman was examined, could not be at any loss to form an opinion on tWe whole trial, and, therefore, he came to the conclusion that the Queen was guilty; and coup- ling her conduct with that at home, he could not consent to give her so large a sum. He should therefore submit to the House that the sum of =£ 50,000 mentioned in the Report be reduced to =£ 30,000. Mr. BROUGHAM did not oppose the amendment, because it was indifferent to the Queen whether it was =£ 50,000, =£ 20,000, or =£ 10,000, for her Majesty would have no money until her name should be restored to the Liturgy. It was impossible to hear Gentlemen, night after night, " taking part of the evidence, and coming to persuaded the best interests of all parties equally require ; conclusions of guilt against her Majesty. It would be and being anxious to avoid every thing that might create impossible that the matter could rest there. The Queen g sucti communication, to do justice, in the name of your Government, to the purity of intention, which ha? no doubt actuated these august Courts in the adoption of the course of measures which, are pursuing. The dif- ference of sentiment which prevails between them and the Court of London on this matter you may declare, can make no alteration whatever in the cordiality and harmony of the alliance on any other subject, or abate the common zeal in giving the most complete effect to all their existing engagements. I am, & c. ( Signed) C A STLE RI1A GII. Irritation, she cautiously abstains from any observation upon the unexampled predicament in which she is placed ; but she feels it due to the House and to herself respect- fully to declare, that she perseveres in the resolution of declining any arrangement while her name continues to be excluded from the Liturgy. Brandenburgh House, January 31, 1821." [ The message was received with loud and repeated cheers.] Mr. WESTERN said, he would oppose all grants of the public money until a special inquiry was made, with a view to some reduction in the expenditure commensurate w ith the pressure and distress which bore upon all classes of the community, and until an inquiry had taken place into the conduct of Ministers. It was the duty of the House to protect the public purse; and it was the opinion of the country there should be a serious reduction in the expenditure of the State. The Noble Lord had already stated, that the Queen of England was convicted of adultery by 125 Peers, and yet became down to the House to propose a prov ision for her. But the Noble Lord could not so impose on the House. The bill of indictment had been withdrawn ; and would it not be a libel in the Nobb Lord to say, out of the House, that the Queen of Eng- land was an adulteress ? The bill of indictment had been withdrawn ; and yet the injured person was to be degra- ded, and her character libelled and destroyed, lie could- rot consent to vote a single shilling until the Queen was declared innocent. But the Noble Lord had comedown to the House to declare her guilty, and, at the same time, to propose a grant of =£ 50.000 a year to her. He thought he was justified in opposing the motion, and moved, . that the Hou? e do now adjourn. A long debate ensued, in which Lord Castlercagh, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Bathurst, Lord Folkestone, and Mr. Brougham, took part. In the course of the debate, was either guilty or not guilty ; and if this course was continued, let Gentlemen come forward and try her again, if they and the country had not had enough of it. Her Majesty was prepared to meet them. After a long debate; the gallery was cleared, but no division took place, and the original motion for =£ 50,000 was carried. Friday, Feb. 2. A great nutfibeir of petitions were presented in favour of the Queen. THE LITURGY. Mr. .10II>? SMITH gave notice that on Tuesday the 13 th instant, he would submit a motion to the House for the restoration of her Majesty's name to the Liturgy.— ( hear, hear.) BREACH OF PRIVILEGE. Sir JOHN NEWPORT moved, thatthe Order of the l3ay. for continuing the debate on the subject of a li- bellous publication,, the Presbytery of Langholm Ad- dress, be now read ; and this being done, the Hon. Baro- net. moved, " That this publication contains gross breaches of the essential privileges of Parliament.— Agreed to. The Hon. Baronet then moved that the following mi- nute be entered on the Journals : — " That on a communication officially made that this re- prehensible and injurious Address from the Presbytery of Langholm in Scotland was inadvertently inserted in the said publication—- that this House does' rfot- feel itself call- ed upon to take any farther notice of the same."— Agreed to. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. The House then resolved itself into a Committee of Supply, upon which Sir G. WARRENDER said he had a motion to sub- , mit: to the Committee, from which it would appear, that a FROM GERMAX PAPERS. TRIESTE, Jan. 16 We hear positively from Lay- bach, and on good authority, thatthe old King of Naples has distinctly refused to enter into any of the arrangements proposed to him, avowing his determination to adhere strictly to that form of Constitution to which he has taken the oath. This unexpected firmness, of course, puts an abrupt conclusion to the deliberations, and the Congress is expected to break up immediately. As soon as the dis- position of the King of Naples was known, orders were forthwith tl- ansmitted to Milan, the head- quarters of the army, to put the troops in motion ; and all persons who have entered into engagements to supply forage, provi- sions, or other necessaries, have been called upon for the immediate fulfilment of their contracts. The Emperors are expected in less than ten days to be in this place. NAPLES, Jan. 21.— The English General Church, who, ou tlie sanguinary day of the 17th July last com- manded the Sicilian troops at Palermo, having been cited before a Council of War, in consequence of charges pre- ferred against him, has been discharged by the said Coun- cil, from all these charges. He was immediately set at liberty. The news from Sicily continues to be of the most satis- factory description. Every where order prevails, and the laws are executed with facility, especially at Palermo and Messina. BERLIN, Jan. 17.— It is said that the King, who had put offhis journey to Laybach, having received from his Allies another invitation, has promised to undertake the journey, in case his presence in person should be necesssary to the progress of the negociation. AMERICA, $ c. New York papers to the 5u ult. have been received.— Their contents are not very important. It has been dis- covered that the American revenue is not so much defici- ent as was at first stated, and the amount of the loan is re- duced to six millions of dollars. A notice has been given to resume the consideration of the bill introduced into the last Session of Congress, for authorising the President to take possession of the Floridas ; from which it would ap- pear that there was no truth in th'e report that the ratifica- tion of the treaty by Spain had arrived at Washington. From St. Thomas's the important intelligence has been received of the conclusion of an arn istice on the South American Continent between Generals Morillo and Boli- var, with a view to a final pacification. It is to hoped that this desirable end will be accomplished, and that these fine provinces will be at length freed from the miseries of in- ternal warfare, by which they have been now desolated for nearly ten years. The armistice was agreed toon the 25th November, and was ratified by Morillo on the fol- lowing day. It was concluded in the name of the govern- ment of Columbia, which is in this i$ ianuer recognised a:> allowed in any country. We know no men who have greater cause to declare themselves against both private and public meetings than Ministers ; nor would it be easy to say which have been most injurious to them. The private meetings to which, in an evil hour, they had recourse, compelled the country to disown the foul imputations which they were intended to cast on it, and to prove by public meetings that Minis- ters had completely lost its confidenca. It may be therefore laid down as a rule for the guidance of all Ministers, who, like the present, are detested by the great body of a people, that private meetings are use- less for purposes of delusion, so long as public meetings may he held. If the zeal of the placemen and sinecurists should, from the prospect of a turn out, become so un- governable as positively to require private meetings, in which to give vent to their exclusive loyalty, the condi- guagc in conformity to the principles laid down in the tion on which their utility, nay, their innocuousness de- \ present dispatch. You will take care, however, in mal. J pends, must not be forgotten. • jug such communication, to ( One thing we think is pretty evident, that so long as public meetings are allowed to beheld, it would be much better to put up with the disgrace involved in defeat, than ^ o add to it by the system of open and daring falsehood, which has sometimes been resorted to.— Morn. Chron. The Paris Papers of Sunday last, contain a few details respecting the conspiracy, which we give in another column. It turns out to. be another explosion, but to which, if we | may judge from the slight notice taken of it in the Jour- nals, . littleimportance is attached by the Government.— It is a curious fact, that of several conspiracies, all of them by the way of explosion, which have lately been dis- covered at Paris, in no one, so far as the particulars have been allowed to be discussed, have the means been adequate to any end which it might be supposed the conspirators had in view. There must either be a regular manufactory of conspiracies at Paris to suite State occasions, or else one set of bunglers have succeeded to another in the business of conspiracy in a manner the most unaccountable. We do not mean to speak lightly of any conspiracy, depend- ing for its execution upon the horrible means of sudden explosion ; but the sameness of the expedient used in some late conspiracies at Paris, and the singularity of such means being at all carried into effect in a Royal Palace, the re- sidence of the Sovereign, where guards and the police- officers must be supposed to be continually on the alert, cannot fail to strike every one as very extraordinary.— Morn. Chron. The preparations for the Coronation in Westminster Ilall are now proceeding, and rumour fixes the. month of May for this splendid spectacle. The four Indiamen, and all tlie outward- bound mer- chantmen, which contrary winds had obliged to anchor within the Isle of Wight, have proceeded on their respeet- tive voyages. The Caxton printing- office, Liverpool, was totally destroyed by fire on Tuesday last. This extensive esta- blishment was insured for =£ 3G, 000, but it is not known whether this sum will cover the actual loss. By this ca- lamity, it is stated, that nearly 100 individuals are de- prived of the means of gaining a livelihood. CIRCULAR DISPATCH TO IIIS MAJESTY'S MISSIONS at FOREIGN COURTS. Laid before both Houses of Parliament, in pursuance of an Address to his Majesty, Feb. 1821. Foreign Office, Jan. 19, 1821. SIR— I should not have felt it necessary to have made any communication to you, in the present state of the discussions begun at Troppau and transferred to taybaeh, had it not been for a circular communication which has been addressed by the Courts of Austria, Prussia, and Russia, to their several missions, and which his Majesty's Government conceive, if not adverted to, might ( however unintentionally) convey upon the subject therein alluded to, very erroneous impressions of the past, as well as of the present, sentiments of the British Government. It has become, therefore, necessary to inform you, that the King has fVlt himself obliged to decline becoming a party to the measures in question. These measures embrace two distinct objects : 1st, The establishment of certain- general principles for the regula- tion df. the future political conduct of the Allies iti the cases therein described— 2diy, The proposed mode of . dealing, under these principles, with the exi ting affairs of Naples. The system of measures proposed under the former head, if to be reciprocally acted upon, would be in direct re- pugnance to the fundamental laws of this country. But even if this decisive objection did not exist, t he British Government would nevertheless regard the principles on which these measures rest, to be such as could not be safely admitted as a system of international law. They are of opinion that their adoption wrould inevitably sanc- tion, and, in the hands of less beneficent monarchs. might hereafter lead to a much more frequent and extensive in- terference in the internal transactions of States, than they are persuaded is intended by the august par ies from whom they proceed, or can be reconcileable either with the general interest, or with the efficient authority and dignity of independent Sovereigns. They do not regard the alliance as entitled, under existing treaties, to as-- sume, in their character as Allies, any such general powers, nor do they conceive that such extraordinary powers could be assumed, in virtue of any fie'sh diploma- tic transaction among the Allied Courts, without their . either attributing to themselves a supremacy incompatible COURT OF KING'S BENCH, Feb. 5. THE QUEEN.— Mr. Brough am moved for ,1 criitit. nal information against the Rev. Richard Blacow, M. A. for. a libel published in a pamphlet at Liverpool, profes- sing to be the substance of a discourse preached at St. Mark's Church in that town, otl the 26th November lust. The reverend author admitted the publication of the pamphlet. The learned Counsel then read an extract from thd work ; which states, •• that Radicalism had one feature more disgusting than Jacobinism."—•< Tliey ( the Jaco- bins) fell doWn and worshipped the goddess of reason, but the Radicals fell down and worshipped the goddess of lust, an object of all others, the most worthy of their adoration." The libel then went on to state, that thisgodiless of lust had exhibited herself in two or three quarters of the globe, and even violated the holy sepulchre itself with her presence, to which she was carried in mock triumph astride upon an ass; that she returned to this country so bronzed and callous to shame— The I. ord Chief Justice— Ifou have read quite enough." Mr. Brougham—" I was going to shew that this is not for any matter of which her Majesty had been accused in any other place ; it rs for going to chtfrch."— f A laugh.) The Lord Chief Justice—" Take a rule." Mr. Scarlett moved for a criminal information again? R. 1'. Weaver, R. Arrowsmith, and Win. Sliackell, ths Proprietors ami Printer of a Paper, called John Hull. • The libel was published in So. V. of that Paper, and was headed " Queen's Visitors." Kule granted. The Attorney General prayed judgment on Sir Francis Btirdett.— The worthy Baronet, who had been previously sent for, appeared in Court. A great number of affidavits were then put in 011 behalf of the Defendant. They will occupy the whole of this, day . in reading ; most probably a great part of Monday also. They relate, as far as they have gone, to the cir- cumstances attending the celebrated Manchester meeting It is questionable if the Court Will be able to arrive at ilia judgment in the course of the Term. From the number of Counsel who are to be heard, namely, live for the De- fendant and three for the Grown, taking the case of Major Cartwright also into the account, the pleadings are very likely to overrun the Term. The Court has just passed sentence on Mrs. J. me Carlile : — She is ordered to be imprisoned for Two Years in Dorchester Gaol, and to find two sureties in 1001. each for three years. . - » MARKETS, & c. CORN EXCHANGE, Feb. 2. Although we have had 110 fresh arrivals since Monday, the sale of all grain was exceedingly heavy this morning, ' except prime dry samples of Wheat, and picked samples of liar ley. which obtained Monday's prices; but all i other descriptions were unsaleable. HADDINGTON CORN MARKET. Feb. 2. A small supply of Wheat in market, which met with a brisk sate. Prices nearly the same as last day— Oats Is, lower than last day. / team. 16s Od 14s Od , 12 i Od This flay there were .51- 1 bolls of Oatmeal ill Edin- burgh Market— Retail price per peck of best oatmeal, Is. 2d. second Is. Id. V'h'at. Warley. Oats. Pease. 1 First— 52s Od 21s Od 17s Od 17s Od | Second - 50s Od 18s Od IJs Od 15s 6d 1 Third— 28s Od 16s Od 13s Od 13s Od 1 EDINBURGH, Feb. 6. Wednesday, tlie Presbytery of Edinburgh met here. After the minutes were read, the Rev. Andrew Thomson gave notice of a motion which he iniended to bring fur- ward at next meeting of l'resbytery, f. r an inquiry into the alarming and extraordinary degree of irrelig'o'o and immoraUiy alleged to prevail within the bounds < f the Presbyteiy, f-' V the purpose, if such do cxLt, of adopt- ing ecclesiastical remedies. Dr. In^' lis having expressed himself at a loss ra to the ewct pui'i oit of Mr. Thomson's intended motion, the Keverejid Gentleman put It in writing, and read it to tits S'eubftwji Monday night. Thomas Steel. late mat? of the ship TTar- mmiy of On Cnock, who was tried befojIMhe Hi^ h Court ol Justiciary, uudc a charge of murdering Charles Mac- I'hail, one of the seamen o? that ship. > vas lodged in the jail at Greenock, to undergo the sentence of nine months' imprisonment, pronoUoccd by the Court. On his way from Kdinburgh to Glasgow, he effected his escape from tlie officer who conveyed hnn ; hut was retaken alYer con- sid, ruble resr- itaiu'e, being a stout athletic man. He was convvjed thither heavily ironed". ' Hie Dttke of n. miilron has presented the Rev. Mr. Pro idt'oot, Minister of Shotts. to the Church and Parish of Strathavvn, Presbytery of Hamilton. To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. fiiu. , I 11111 one of those who are benefited hy a late resolution of the Board of Police, and therefore saw with pleasue, their Advertisement relative to the Watch Tax for 1818 ; lam, however, not a little surprized at the tenor of it ; and bad it not been tor a paragraph which appeared in the Journal of this week, would have been led to believe, that a Committee, which was app ointed at thegcneral mee'ing in July last, had done nothing in regard to the busine s: and even, notwithstanding that paragraph, I lied strong doubts in my mind, whe. her or nut they had ever given themselves the least trouh'e in the matter. The paragraph ill question beinrr so much at variance with the ailveitise- WILL CLOSE IN A FEW DAYS, THE MAGNIFICENT PANORAMA OF Lord Exmouth's Splendid Victory over Tlie ALGERJNES; And alteration of the Evening Hours of Exhibition: First Evolution at 6 o'clock; Second, at Half- pust 7 o'CUick— Day Exhibitions as usual. Now Open in Me. MOMSON of AuckintouFs NEW HALL, UNION ST it EFT, ( ACCOMPANIED BV A FULL MILITARY BAND,) Their Grand Historical PER. ISTREPHIC PANOR. AMA, OF THE HOMBARDME v/ 1 OF MB Als> o <- Uspiaying a corrqgt Representation at the ClTY of ALGIERS and all the VESSELS engaged in that Victorious Enterprize. Tho Proprietors with every mark of respect, beg leave to return their most sincere Thanks to tbe Inhabitants of this City, for the unprecedented Patronage their PAN- ORAMA of ALGIERS has received— they have now to announce, that the Season is drawing to a Close, and rest Ker great and only sccurit)'. While this main support remains to tier, and that justice is denied her without which the country will not be satisfied, her Majesty must place « o reliance 011 Ministers, farther than may be derived from the awe which her spirit atul firmness may inspire. " To secure her Majesty against any inconveni- ence, some individuals of the highest rank have tome to a determination to set on foot a public subscription, for the purpose of purchasing tier an annuity of £ 50,000. As by liar marriage settle- ment the Queen will become entitled to £ 50,000 a- year on the demise of the King, it will only be necessary to secure the proposed annuity during their joint lives, which, it is said, would not be worth more than four years purchase, or £ 200,000 Sterling."—' Traveller, On a motion of Mr. MABEIU. Y for finance do- cuments, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, con- tinued the statement formerly made in the House, that no new loan would be required this year, and consequently no new taxes imposed. But tins COM- municatioit, satisfactory no doubt, would still have lieeu more consolatory, had we at the some time been convinced, that this favourable prospect tvas letter from St. Thomas, describes the meeting be- tween Generals ISOLIVAK and DEVBHEUX. such as menr, I entertained strong doubts of its authenticity, till this morning,, that an Extract of the Resolution of the i Board was put into my bands, by which the saddle is put upon the right horse : the only difficulty that now re- mains with me is, what way the Commissioners can recon- cile the Advertisement » « ih the Resolution ; in tile for- mer they say, it was in consequence i ( doubts being enter- tained by several of the public, that they lmd acted in'tlie w, v they had done ; and consequently, made a merit of what was actually a mat er of uece- sity. With regard lo myself, and many others that chose to think upon the subject, there was no doubt as to the illegality of the eot lection, and the Committee were decidedly of the same rpinion, otherwise they would not have b en able, l- y strcfi^ tli of argument, to compel the Commissioners to abandon a measure which they saw was untenable, but to which they clung wi ll a pertinaciy that astonished me ; for I have bad frequent conversations with several of the Commissioners, and nothing that I could say on he sub- j j.' C. made the least impression on them. The Committee j have, therefore, the greater merit ; and 1 trust the line j of conduct pursued by the Board, blowing with the same , breath hot and cold upon the Comniitttee, wiil produce, ; in the way of a Report, such a development of circum- stances connected with this case, as v/ ill show the dif- ficulties they had lo encounter. Tile following is the Resolution of the Board, and with it I shall close my observations for the present. Yours, & c. Z. in order to accommodate the Juvenile Branches of Fami- lies, they have altered the Hoursof EVENING EXHIBITION. This tremendous Event, so interesting to every feeling heart. is / tainted on upwards of 10. OOO Square Feet T,/' Can- vas, in. a superior Style of Brilliancy and Effect— the VESSELS being on tho largest Scale ever delineated oti Canvas, under the direction of Captain S; r JAMKS Bais J BANK. K. B. from Drawings made on the Spot by eminent AttvtiJ Officers; and has given universal satisfaction, bringing immense crowds of Sjiectalors in. Dublin, Edin- burgh, l. iverjwal, Manchester, Glasgow, tj- r. the result of improved trade and resources. But the fact is, that Taxation in the United Kingdom has reached its acme ; and, as has been truly said, is " devouring its own offspring." The state of the Finances is a subject which must and will force itself on the attention of the country and of Parliament ; and tl'. e House of Commons will not find they will be able to dispose of this question, as it has disposed Extract Minnie of the Commissioners of Police. Jan. 15. The Meeting had again under consideration the com- munication from the Committee, on the subject of the Watch Tax— and having maturely examined the whole circumstances laid down in said communication, unani- mously resolved, that the Clerk be instructed to return to such persons as removed beyond the Royalty at Whitsun- day 1818, a. nv Watch Tax tliey may have paid, for the vear commencing from that period. That he shall also demit tV. micollecting Watch Tax in February first, from those who still remain in Town, aud who have regularly paid that Tax. The Meeting also resolved, that the Re- ceipt^ to be granted in February nest, shall specify the time or period for which the Tax is payable." • MR. C0RBYN Very respectful) v intimates, that he is to have ' A DltESS PRACTISING, On WKDSESPAV the 14th, intended for the Benefit of the Families of those poor Fishermen, who were unfortunately drowned on Saturday the 3di By their boat being upset in a heavy swell of set. DANCIHO to commence precisely at Twelve o'clock. Admission ONE SHIIMNC. The Scholars are not to pay as Was at first intended; on mature reflection, Mr. C. is convinced, that in tlieir exertions for the entertainment of the company, they do all that can in fairness be expected of them, andth. it the object he has in view will be promoted the more, ill leav- ing their Parents and Guardians at entire iiberty to contri- bute as they may think proper. From his experience both of the " generosity of the public, and of the kindness uf his friends, he knows well that, in his bumble en- deavours for the temporary relief of these unhappy suf ferers, he will not have labomed in vain. g- v- Tickets lo be ha. I of Mr. Corby n, or at the Shops of the Booksellers. Adelphi, Feb. 7, 1821. Order of the Subjects and appropriate Accompaniments : S UIIJ EC T S. I.—" Hie City, Harbour, and Hay of Algiers, previous to the Bombardment, with their immense FortiHeatioim and Batteries..— Music— Overture and Turkish Air. II.— The approach of the British Fleet, Admiral Lord Exmouth conspicuous on the Q. narter- dcck of the Ciucvtl i Charlotte.— Music— See the Cutr/ tiering Hero. III.— The remainder of the British Fieet entering the I Bay to take their Stations.— Music— Hearts of (/,;/.. IV — The Bombardment of the City, with the British Fleet anchored close on Shore— the Flotilla of Gun, Mor- tar, and Rocket Boats, iti the act of throwing the Cou- greve Rockets into the City; and the perilous situation of the I. eander.— Music— Grand Battle Piece. V.— Continuation of the Attack— the daring position of the Admiral's Ship— the Aljrerine Frigate in flames— the Kmpeior's Fort and the Citadel throwing down Shot aud Shells on the l ici t, from their elevated situations.— Music— A aval Battle Piece. VI. — The British Fire- Ship exploding under the Oc- tagon Light- house of the Mule— the City also illuuiinal ed from the Flames of the Algerine Fleet, Dock- yards, Store- houses, & c. which decided the Fate of the Action, and compelled the I)^ y to submit to all the demands of the British— Music — Rule Britannia. VII. & VIII.— The City, Batteries, & c. ( if Algiers, in Ruins, as they appeared the day after the Battle— the Christian Slaves released from Bondage, coming oil'in Boats, shouting and throwing their caps iu the air. lor joy— the Dry of Algiers and his Ministers viewing the destruction of bis City. & c. Music Britons strike home— Scots wha hue— Finale, God save the King. Front Seats, 2s. — Back Seats, Is.— Children under 12 years of age. Half- price. The Proprietors having learned, that it is expected that the Admissions will be reduced, they beg to ituimate, ttlat it is their invariable practice never to lower the Prices, Books, descriptive of the Pan rraina, giving interesting Account^ of the Battle, Christian Slavery, & c. to be had at the door, price 6d. 03- THE LONG SUFFER CLUB are requested to attend SEH. MOS*, to- morrow After- noon. rate cmtx> ntciai. .1 Ul<: it 1) E E. N-: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1821. TO LE T, F. nlry at WhitsundayJirst, f| 11 AT large elegant, and commodious FA- .1 MILY HOUSE in Long Acre, presently posses- sed by Mr. Nicol. The accommodation isasfollows, viz. On the sunk Floor— a Kitchen, Wash- bouse, with Wine and Coal Cellars. First Floor, au elegant Dining Room, Parlour, and Pantry. Sccond Floor, a Drawing Room, Three Bed Rooms, and Bed Closet. Attic Storey, four Coomceiled Rooms, and a Store Uooni. with several Offices attached ; and for a very small rent, the use of a good Garden behind. The llent of tbe House will be moderate ; and may be seen every Wednesday, between twelve and two o'clock. For particulars, application may be made to David Ilutcheon, Advocate, Marisclial Street. ^ UEAFGAIN WITH SMALL RISK ! ^ ttmmarg of politics, THE proceedings in Parliament have already disappointed the just expectations of the nation, aifd afford no prospect of that favourable and speedy result, so anxiously wished, to the great question by which the country has so long and painfully been agitated. Ministers who, by abandoning the Bill of Pains and Penalties, virtually admitted the falsehood of those charges, on which they affirmed they had originally struck her Majesty's name out of the Liturgy, were bound 111 duty immediately to restore the Queen Consort to all her rights and privileges. Every measure adopted against her Majesty, on the gronnd of Ministry believing the odious charges preferred against her, should im- mediately have been abandoned by them, on their failure in establishing those charges : and such was the view every independent mail took of the sub- ject. Our Rulers, however, have not seen through the same medium ; but have, by their adherence to that weak temporising policy which marks our affairs, left us exposed to a repetition of those ungrateful discussions, discontents, and jealousies, which, for the peace of the country, ought to have been sa- of the question - regarding the restoration of the Queen's name to the Liturgy. Sir JOHN NEW- POKT brought forward a motion relative to a breach of privilege, contained in nil Address from the Pres- bytery of Langliohi). Of all the degrading and dis- gusting specimens t> f servilfc flattery and mean sub- serviency, which lias yet appeared, this stands pre- eminent, and cannot fail to attract the attention of our readers ; as it will clearly shew to what shifts Ministry were reduced, when such ti production was allowed to appear in the Gazette, as an Address which his Majesty was pleased most graciously to accept. Ministers, ashamed of this fr. il tribute of homage from this worthy Body of Reverend Poli- ticians, acknowledged the impropriety of inserting such a document in the Gazette, which, it was said, had occurred through accident. AIL insertion to this effect was directed to be engrossed in the Journals of the House, when the business dropped. Mr. J. SMITH gave notice of his intention or'. mov- ing an AdJrcss to his Majesty, praying, that he would be graciously pleased to command the inser- tion of her Majesty's name in the Liturgy, as has been customary heretofore. In the House of Lords, . the Earl of LIVERPOOL produced die promised cir- cular communication to his Majesty's Ministers at Foreign Courts, which will be found in a preceding column. This State Paper gives satisfactory ex- planation of the views of our Government, when it disclaims any participation in the measures pur- sued by the Allies against Naples ; aud savs, that the system proposed by the Conns of Austria, Prussia, and Russia, for the regulation of the po- litical conduct of the Allies, " if to be acted upon reciprocally, would be in direct repugnance to the lundamcntal laws of this country." But the lan- guage of Ministers does not accord with this approxi- mation to a more liberal system, when, in conclu- sion, they say, that other European States, and Austria in particular, may be dilfcreutly circum- stanced, and therefore, " that it was not their pur- pose to prejudge the question as it might affect them, or to interfere with the course such Slates might think fit to adopt." This, taken with the declara- tion, that " the British Government at the very ear- liest moment expressed their strong disapprobation of the mode and circumstances of the Neapolitan lie- volution," shews a very different feeling of charity and respect for the Anstrians, but of prompt sum- mary decision against the Neapolitans, as to their views and intentions. to refute the calumnies against the latter, so widely circulated by his enemies in Europe : General BOLIVAR receiving him in the most affectionate manner, while he expressed his esteem for his character, and gratitude for his meritorious ser- vices. MOMLI. G, it is said, was to proceed to Europe, accompanied by four Deputies, two from the Patriots and two from the Royalists, to ar- range matters with the Cortes. Should the renewal of hostilities unhappily lie determined on, forty days notice are to be given previously to either party; while it is also stipulated, in that Case,, tliat in future the contest shall be carried on according to the principles of civilized warfare. During the armistice, Maracaibo and Carthagena are declared free ports. We trust the war thus happily suspend- ed shall never again be renewed ; and that, as these colonics have, by their long and arduous contest for attaining their independence, manifested their determination to be free, the Mother Country shall not endeavour to control a people conscious now of their own importance, and whose zeal in. the cause of liberty affords no prospect of a successful conclusion of protracted hostilities, in any farther attempt to defeat their object. The distance from the Parent Government, from which these colo- nists have shewn their fixed resolution of being dis- united, and this strengthened by the absence of those feelings and interests which formed the bond of union between them, clearly evinces, that they will never again become the voluntary subjects of Spain, and that all endeavours to subject them should be abandoned. Whether the possession of such extensive and distant dependencies are pro- ductive of benefit to the remote countries, by which they are governed, is very questionable.— The general experience of nations proves, that when colonies, from whatever cause, become im- patient of farther submission to the" Parent State, all idea of forcing, any obedience, not springing from voluntary allegiance, should be dropped The people, who have displayed so noble a spirit of of independence, it is to be hoped, may prove worthy of it, bv shewing that intelligence and wis- dom necessary for framing a new Government, such as to relieve them from the hardships and difficulties to which they may be exposed by intestine divisions. By thus establishing it on a firm and solid basis, they may heal all their differences, so that it may prove a happy bond of harmony ;, i; d union, suikd to their situation aud ciicun. stances. to tie in distress, spied me fin the wrcctc. They could r. Oi get out a boat, but hove a rope to me, of which I got hold ; but so very weak was I become, that I could not tie, or get the rope round me. but I took it in my mouth and hands, and was bawled on board, where my clothes were cbabged for Warm blankets. This was about live o'clock, when I hod been seven hours in distress., and night coming on. They brought me to Aberdeen bay, where thc- y put me on the vessel William & Henry. Allan, who sent trie ashore iti his own boat." Besides the son of this man, who lias a wife and five children, there Were lost, a father and his son ; the father I leaving a widow and five children, none of whom arenblti to go to sea, aud some of them are very young. One soil of a father, agedat. il weak; who has a wife advanced irt life, twocbihlrcn, and a grandson, all depending on him that is lost ; and a son of one who has a wife and six children, himself going to sta. Subscriptions have been entered into for their relief. It is melancholy to think, that several Fishing Boats were at no great distance, without observing the accident; and the crew of one boat, it is said, saw the sail of thei unfortunate boat disappear, without apprehending thai any- thing serious had" happened, a circumstance which must be deeply regretted ; and, we trust, will prevent any similar neglect in future : as it must fully point out" the ufcee- sity of going in any such doubtful case, to the spot where assistance may be useful or required. The greatest credit is due to Cap'. MrrcHittr.. of the sloop Aid of this place, and to Capt. IIuMKof the Sunderland brig, the vessels above alluded to, as to their humane exertions the survivor, undet Providence,' owes hi preservation. We are happy to observe, that Mr. COKBYN, pith the. most laudable attention to tlie relief of the still'ereis by this calamity, has fixed Wednesday first, the 14tll curt, '" or Dre- ss Practising, the proceed, of which are to be ilppiied furtheir relief; and v.' e dotibt notihepub'lic will, withihiir wonted benevolence, patronise the occasion which now presents itse f, of administering to the wants of these poor people, in this trying period of their affliction. BIRTH.— At Naples, in the beginning of January the Lady of JOHN CAMMING, Esq. of a sou. MARRIAGES— At kiikluli, parish of Nigg, by the Rev. Dr." Cruderi, Lieut. ANDREW REID, Rtiyal , N.: vy, to Miss JEAN ANN. eldest daughter of• Charles Ad imson, Esq. of Kirkhill. At Johnshaven, 011 Friday the. 26th ult. by the Rev, Mr. Scott, of Bctihohn, Mr. AD\ JI SCOTT, Tailor, to JEAN, youngest daughter of James Muir, late Farmer, Maltkiln of Benholui. At Holm, on the 31st ult. Colonel J. F. BUROOTNB, Royal Engineers, to CHARLOTTE, youngest daughter of Colonel Rose of Holm. DEATHS.— At Fort Augustus, 011 the 24th Janutary, ARTHUR BUCHANAN, E" J. Barrack Master of that place. Here, 011 the 1st inst. Mrs. HUCH FULLEKTOK, aged 52. •. At Naples, on the 6th of January, after a loog illnosfe, Mrs, JOHN GUMMING, eldest daughter of William MA^ FEE, Esq. of Belfast. We beg leave to call the attention of our reader to the zealous exertions of Mr. ENGLAND, who is still devoting* his ingenuity and skill in behalf of the unfortunate.— ( See Advertisement.)— We understand, Mr. England lui* introduced several of his deaf pupils into Manufactories in Abeidgpn, where, owing to the instructions they have acquired under his care, they are perfectly understood by the Overseers, and as liberally treated by their Employers as their other servants ; and not a few in tl- is country, w ho are deprived of their hands, are now, by means of Mr. England's apparatus, rendered capable of procuring their livelihood without being burdensome to society. The following Annual Donations have been gratefully received by the respective Institutions after- mentioned^ from a Gentleman in London : To the Female Society. - - £ 2 2 To the Sick Man's Friend, - 2 2 To the Coal Fund, - . 2 3 The Presbytery of Kincardine O'Neil, w ith tlieir Rul- ing Elder, the Right Hon. GEORCE, F„ Iv> of Aboyne, at a meeting, called for the purpose, oiUhe oOlh tilt, unani- mously voted, and transmitted, a dutiful and loyal Ad- dress to His Majesty. The number of visitors during the last week, " ho have1 resorted to that centre of attraction, the PANORAMA of AJ. CIF. HS, has. been incredibly great ; » • proof that public curiosity, instead of being sated by successive visits to it, has been lylmtted to a more arifefit de> sire Co witness its unique excellencies. A production which can for such ta length'of time thus keep attention alive, must bbviousVf { xmeSK merits of no ordinary kind ; and these considera- tions should be » sufficient argument, with those who have not yet seen it, not- to forego a gratification which they will shortly not have in their power to enjoy, as it is, we " uiulerstn& d, about to. close. To accommodate the . luvejiile Branahes of Families, the fitst evening Exhibi- tion is to commence at 6 oiclock.—' See Advertisement.- On Tuesday the 50th ult. at the market in IHveriery,. a great quantity of flue cattle came forwa. vh and were,* sold at advanced prices. Th » appearance of some south* cooatrjf. dealers made tha market brisk1: there were few- houses, , lint! t good many, were called for. Some sample* of. excellent- seed cats were shown, but little demand lor grain of any kbwl; J. & J. SIV|£ WRIGHT, Sole Contractors for the present Lottery, are proud to ac- knowledge the decided approbation expressed bv the Pub- lic at their new and advantageous mode of adventure for ST. VALENTINE'S DAY, NEXT WEDNESDAY, 14th of this Month, When out of the present Rich Wheel, THREE PRIZES of £' 2000 are sure to be drawn in the First Five Minutes, besides other Capitals, which maybe Drawn that day, AND THE PURCHASERS May Krep nil Hie Gn at Prizes, and Return all the Blanks They may also return the Small Prizes and Undrawn Tickets or Shares, And <* et back their Money with only a small deduction, ( as before advertised ;) and as the fortunate Holders of the Three ^ 2001) Prizes will also be presented wi. lh Uu. drawn Tickets or Shares, they may likewise gain one or more of the SIX PRIRES OF £ 21,000 Now in the Wheel, making a possible Gain of -£ 2." 5.000 j bv the Risk of ONLY EIGHTEEN SHILLINGS! 11 ' SHARES IN PROPORTION. 57 Tickets and Shares are Selling by J. & J. SIVEWRIOUT, Sole Contractors, at their fortunate London Offices, No. Cornhill ; 11, Holborn and 58. Ilayinarket ; where they Shared and Sold, iu the Lottery just ended, TUllEE CAPITAL PRIZES ; also in One Lottery, in the Last Contract, ALL THE PRIZES OF £ 20,000! Tickets and Sharesare also Sellingby Sl VEWRIGHTS' Agmits— W ROBERTSON, Bookseller, Aberdeen. J. SMITH, Bookseller, — — Montrose. T. MTU RAY, 641, Argyte Street, Glasgow. J. SUTH EH> AND, Library. 0, Caltun St. Edinburgh. F. CAM EBON. 2, " Bank Street, Edinburgh. \ V. DAVIDSON, Annuity Office. Buntly. BOllTttWICK & CO. Journal Office, Hamilton. i\ WILSON, — — — Arbroath. 01 whom full particulars- may be had gratis. tisfactorilv terminated iu the way that justice de- manded, Left a prey to the animosities to which the late decision in Parliament must give rise, we must regard their proceedings, from the declared sentiments and feelings of the people on this lead- ing question, as from that circumstance alone, in- dependent of every other consideration, possessing the greatest importance, and consequently to be viewed with the most lively interest. Whether Parliament is to entra^ e us in a fruitless contest o o during their sittings, and thus allow another Ses- sion to pass without any legislative measure for re- lief of our pressing necessities, is a question which to the public will naturally be suggested, by what has now taken place, but cannot at this stage be answered On the 31st ult. the two Houses of Parliament met pursuant to adjournment. The House of Commons, after being for some hours occupied iu receiving petitions relative to the Queen, on the motion of Lord CASTLEU EAGII, proceeded to the order of the day for taking into considera- j tion so much of the King's speech as related to her j c Majesty's pecuniary establishment. Mr. BROUG- ' " I IIA. M immediately presented a Message from the Queen, expressive of her resolution not to accede to any arrangement, until her name shall be restor- ed to the Liturgy. The House having resolved it- self into a Committee, Lord CASTI. EREAGH pro- posed that £. 30.000 a- year should be granted to her Majesty, whieh was opposed by an uniform sup- jmrter of Ministry, Mr. HOLME^ SOMNER, who moved as an amendment £ 30,000, which, alter an animated discussion, was negatived without a division. Her Majesty's Message cannot fail to make a deep, impression on a nation which has so warmly sympathized in her wrongs ; and on this oc- casion, the magnanimous spirit Vhe has displayed will bo duly appretiated by a people, on whose love of justice aud hatred of oppression she must There are no very recent accounts from Lay bach ; but contradictory reports are given as to the proba- ble result of the conferences, which, it is now said, are to be removed from Laybach to Gorice. In the mean time, the Sicilians do not appear to unite with the Neapolitans ill adopting the new Constitu- tion. Four deputies elected at Palermo have re- fused to proceed to take their seats in Parliament, in which a great uproar took place oil this being an- nounced, but no resolution on the subject was finally adopted. The city of Paris has for some days. been kept in a state of alarm from explosions of gunpowder, in some instances indicating a conspiracy against the Royal Family of France ; while, in others, the object cannot be ascertained, from the seemingly inadequate means to produce anv great catastrophe. The first occasion of alarm was on Saturday, the 27th ult. in the afternoon, when a small cask of gunpowder exploded in the Thuilleries, under the room where his Majesty was engaged in business, and immediately above the apartments of Madame, the Duchess of BERRI ; but no trace of the incen- diary could be discovered. The Duke d'ANCOU- On Friday evening the 2d inst. a Boat, with feiir mum went oil' from Peterhead to a vessel which had ishcwo a light ; but it came to blow- afterwards, and the - vessel- did not reach the harbour, nor has the boat been , since beard of, by . the last accounts from that place. On the night between Sutifluy and Monr', tiy last, a- most daring and extraordinary aci of depredatii n wa » commit- ted in one of the Dock- yards here, wh jra the main- top m " st stay was cut. and the stay and sail oUV, fmm. a new schooner lying rigged and ready for launching. Daring Robbery.—' On the night Between Sunday asd Monday last, a Gentleman's hmAe in O+ d, Aberdeen was broke into, and a very considerable value of Property, in Plate. & c. carried oil'. Mv- aus are taken, to detect the depredator-, which, we trust, will be successful. We again caution the public lokeeip fast doors: a verydarin-' set of culprits are at present prowling about in this neigh- bourhood. watching every opportunity t « , commit mischief. We are glad to observe, that the Commissioners of Police, lor this City, have so readily agreed to depart from the Sixpence per Pound < » f Watch Tax, imposed iu June, 1818, and thereby removed. the least ground lor excuse, in those who suffer their Police and Watch Taxes to fall into arcear. The notice of an objection to this Tax was first brought into the view of the Commissioners at the General Meet- ing for the Election, in July last, when a Committee was- appointed to meet with, and explain, to the Board, the grounds upon which the objections to. that ta* were foun- ded, and endeavour to make such an m. r « » gemeut as might prove satisfactory to the Public.. We have the authority of the Commissioners to state,, that several Meetings, and various communications, pass- ed between that Committee and lire Board, at different periods since its appointment ^ and that the Board, at their Mceti ng of the l5tli ultimo, resolved to auihori2e their Collector to return the Tax- in dispute, to all those who had paid it. All further discussion of the subject w as therefore rendered unnecessary, and ihe matter ter- minated to the mutual satisfaction of the parties. LEME was exposed to a similar danger, when, on the Thursday following, as he passed along the street of the Palais Royal, a petard exploded close to his carriage. The latest Paris papers announce three more explosions, two of them in the streets, and the third in the Treasury, whew a box capable of containing about two pounds of gunpowder explod- ed, damaged several doors, and broke a number of panes. While these alarming and dangerous breaches of- the peacei. go on from dav to day, by which the lives ot individuals may be lost, whether the obnoxious victim aimed at or otherwise, an in- quiry hitherto altogether fruitless has been going on, but no discovery of those concerned, even in the explosion in the Thuiiieries itself, has been made. On the contrary, as if in derision or mockery of the investigation, this daring species of outrage is con- tinued ; a melancholy proof of the inefficient state of the hitherto highly celebrated police of France, and of Paris in particular. Important intelligence lms been received from St. Thomas's, of an armistice being concluded in South America, between Generals MOIULLO and BoLIVAR. This amicable arrangement was made on the 25th November, and ratified next dav by General MORILLO, with a view to the conclusion of a permanent peace. Such an event is highly desirable, so that this fine country may be freed from all the calamities attendant on the internal warfare, by which for the long period of ten years it has been desolated. The armistice was concluded tn the name of the Government of Columbia, tile independence of which is thus recognised. BOLI- VAR and Mo ft I LLO afterwards bad an interview, and embraced each other in the most friendly man- ner. It may not Le improper to mentijn, that, a Sir We understand a SERMON, is to be preached in the West Church, on Sunday evening the 18th, by the' Rev. Dr. LEE. from St. Andrews, in aid of the Female Society for the Relief of Ageih and Indigent Women. As the usefulness of this Institution has been long proved, and the objects, of its relief are known tobe of the most helpless kind, having, from advanced age, outlived their friends; secluded from the eye of public charity, and living in neglect and poverty : It is hoped that tl/ e generous friends who have liitherta. come foiward tu assist, will, on this occasion, continue their benevolence, that the Mem- bers of the Society may still have it in their power to sup- ply the wants of so numerous a class of Widows and Aged Females. PRICE CLE PROVISIONS, iSrc. TJJ THE ABERUEESI MARKET, YESTERDAY. APR 17Eft AT ABERDEEN. Feb. 2.—- Champion,. Crane, London, goods ; Lou- don Packet, Wilii'omv Leiib, do j lirorr. bv. Middleton, Hull, ditto ; Lady Saltoun, Law, F'aseiburgh, ditto.— S. Outlines, Kennedy, Dundee, do ; Thetis, Crutcbly, London, do ; Bedford, Philip, Arbroath, ditto; lie* solution/ Mars, Newcastle, do ; Catherine, Itoss. Port- tnahomak, herrings. — 4. Ann, Stephen. Peterhead, goods ; I'eggy. Low, Inverness ditto,— 6, fcabella- andi Eliia;, Diack. New i y. U- yi ; Two Sisters, Gray. Dysart, goods - Countess of Elgin, Still. Mantrose, do; Nimrod, Brown, L. nn" doa, do.—-" 7. Morqiiis of Huntly, Davidson, Leith, do ; Triumph, Findlwy, Luudou. do.— 8.- Ijtird Iluntly, Brown, do. do. Seven with coals, .4- back, W. B. SAILED. Feb. 5.— Miaggta, Jramie, Perth, goods ; Sprightly^ Johnston. Grangemouth, timUnr ? Newcastle, Leslie, Newcastle,, goods ; F. di.- « rrgli Packet, Hossack. Le- ith, do; William, Mun. ro,. do. timber ; Superior, Dime, in, London, goods ; Diana, Htitcbeen, Montrose, goods.— 4,. J^ fargar- et, dunes, Leith-, timber 8. Cato, Davis, London, goods. On* with coals, 1 aiHi stones, and (>•- in halast. The schooner Eliia, of r> , IF, from Dublin for London, wasat DonagliadeeSth Dec. and has not si nee been heard ofa TIDE TABLE CALCULATED FOR ABERDEEN BAR. ( APPARENT TIJIE.) After nnig Tide. | Evevhirr TMr. 10. Saturday, - - I tiff. 2< rM". , TIL 11 M. 11. Sunday, - - 1 7 ~ 58 ! s-— 46 12. Monday, - - 1 9- — j 10 — 7 1 >. Tuesday, - - 10 — j n •— " 7 14 Wednesday, - 11 — 30 it - r-- 15. Thursday; — 1 o — i-> 16. Friday, - - ' 0 — St [ 0- AH ^ MOON S AGE. O Full. Moon, 17th Feb. at Oh, m in rfie Morn- ( Quartern I, oaf — — <> d Oattaeabp. peck. tOd. t 10' d Bearmeai, — 8d a yd Potatoes, lOd. al2d. Od Malt, 2s 6d a Od Beef, p. ii>. — 4d a 8d Mutton. — 5d a 8d Veal, — — 4d a 8d Pork, — — 3d a * d Butter, — l- 4dalGd Eggs, p. doz. 9d a Ski Cheese, p. St. 7s Od a 8s Od Tallow, — 12s a 15s 6d Hav. — — ? d a8d Raw Hides, p. lb. 5d a - id Coals, p. boll, 3., lOd a 4s Od 70 CORRESPONDENTS. The Letter of Patriot ilityshtin been received; andalthough, we are unacquainted with the mcriw *> f Mr. Mo a re re, we doubt not, from w hat pur Correspondent says, he is welt qualified to do justice to tlie subject he has undertaken, that of Lecturing an Agriculture. But we donotseewhat advantage cotild be derived from the plan { sroposed by Patriotieus, for cultivating the waste lands, at a period when, in several partsof the United Kingdom, many . of" the best cultivated farms will not return tile rent; so thai, we think, the insertion of our Correspondent's letter an the subjeef unnecessary at present. MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT. On Saturday last, the Sd inst. by a strong gale from the south- west, one of the fishing- boats of Torry was lost, on her return from the fishing- ground. The following is the account, which tile only survivor of a crew of six men. William Wel- ster, gives of the disaster i " About ten o'i lock forenoon, when nearly a mile and a half from land, a heavy swell of sea capsized our boat, and washed us out. We all got on her bottom, and were togetherfor three quartets of an hour. Then anothersea separated us, and some got hold of oars, but four of us soon sunk iu the ocean. I and my son got again on the bottom of the boat, where I held fast, and kept him, who' was fainting, for nearly two hours. At this time, my dear sun was washed offi notwithstanding all the help 1 could give him ; and I. w ith the wreck, was carried by the current four or five miles southward. Now, by Pro- vidence, there came a sloop past, the sight of which re- vived me, and she made for me. but, being to the leeward, she could not reach me. She, however, put out a dag of distress, to a brig which appeared ; and the people in her, as they came towards the jioop, which ihey thought POSTS CN ! P T. LONDON, Feb <). fhb MarcfmYof Tavistock hfo apfit forward InYprornw^ motion last night in the House of Commons, respecting the conduct of the Ministers in their recent prosecution the Qoeen. The mo » ioit * va niry- lane Theatre to- morrow night. U is Majesty has comma- uU ed the opera of stiHarerfa\% and the f arce of li^ io] V1\ o ? for the performances of the night. Covent Garden Thea* tre will be shortly honoured with a'Kke visit. In the Court of KingV Bench this moniiag, Mr. Hut was heard at considerable length in support of the rule for a new trial in the case of the King against Major Oart.~ wright and others. The Court postponed the further hearing of ihe argument till ' Wednesday next. Thkreare at present no less than fourteen Addresses ready to be p esented to her Majesty, and among those frotothe inhabitants of the parishes of St George, Hanover* square, St. Pancras, ami of & pitatt? elds, are to be pre-* semed by deputation. The Funds have suffered a depression this morning • the Consols have kdkn
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