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The Aberdeen Chronicle


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The Aberdeen Chronicle

Date of Article: 17/03/1821
Printer / Publisher: J. Booth, jun. 
Address: Chronicle Street, Aberdeen
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JW A'- X SO OjUlgJW I'MBEII 7 54. j SATURDAY, MARCH it, 1821. [ Price .6 W,, | I1 » » || « | IWM . iimji. a Pnntt. d for J. BOOTJfl, Jim. CufeoNiCtE Sraje « T, Ai » UKI> 8EJI; where, and by tfE WTON & Co. No. 5. Warwick Square, tfewjate Street; J. WHITE, 33, Fleet Street; E. M ATH W ANo.. ^, Catherine Street, Strand, LONDON; J. K. JOHNSTON & Co. No. 1, Sackville Street, DUBLIN ; and J. T. SMITH £ Co. Hunter's Square, EDINBURGH, Advertisements and OAFE ure t'aiei^ ite... Price of a single Paper, < j$ d. i£ 18s 6d. per Annum, delivered in Town and £ I. 10 s. per Annum, \ vl| H^ cjB|| lp< ji § i • | S f V HISTORY OF THE REBELLION IN 1,745 and 1746. This Day are published, in 4to. with Portraits of both the Pretenders, from original Pictures, price 21. 2s. Boards, MEMOIRS OF THE REBELLION M 1745 and I7' 1C. By the CM EVA LI EH de JOHN- STONE, Aide- de- Oamp to Lord Geo. Murray, General of the Rebel Army, assistant Aide- de- Camp to Prince Charles XMward, Captain in the Duke of Perth's Regiment, and afterwards an Officer iu the French Service. Translated from a French MS. Originally deposited in the Scots College at Paris, and now in the hands of the Pub- lishers. I'nmcd for Longman, Hurst, Itees, Orme, & Brown, London. MRS. JOANNA BAILLIE'S NEW WORK. This Day are published, in 8vo. Price 14s. Bds. METRICAL LEGENDS or EXALTED CHARACTERS. Sr . TO.- tK. VA BAIL). IF.. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London. Ofwhoht mny be had, hy the same Author. PLAYS ON THE PASSIONS, in Three Volumes, fivo. Price 11. 11 s. Sd. Bds. MISCELLANEOUS PLAYS, in 3vo. Price 9s. Bds. The FAMILY LEGEND, a Tragedy, in 8vo. Trice 3 « . 6J. PARTNER WANTED. WANTED IMMEDIATELY, APARTNER ina well established Business in Town. For particulars apply to the Publisher. Aberdeen, March 6, 1821. SALES BY JAMES ROSS. SALE of ELEGANT and SUBSTANTIAL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, STOCK in TRADE, cfr. And NOTICE to DEBTORS and CREDITORS. On Monday the 19th curt, there will be sold, by public roup, at the Warehouse of the deceased Mr. WILLIAM MORRISON, Gallowgate, rpH E whole Stock of Newand Elegant HOUSE- JL HOLD FURNITURE therein— consisting of a Pedestal Side- board ; Sofa ; Tea and Card Tables ; Din- ing Tables ; Secretary ; Square and Oval fronted Drawers ; Mahogany, Dining, and Drawing- room Chairs; Fancy Chairs ; Four- posted and Tent Bedsteads; Sofas; Bedsteads; an excellent assortment of Dressing Glasses variously framed ; Plate Glass ; Tea Caddies; Backgammon Tables; Hardware, & c. AND, On Tuesday the 20th curt, at the Work Shop of the said W. Morrison, Gallowgate, there will be sold by pub- lic roup, the whole WOOD, and other MATERIALS there, consisting of Spanish and Honduras Mahogany, cut up in planks and boards ; a parcel of very fine Ve- neers ; Black Birch ; Botany- bay Wood ; American Fir Timber; Wrights'Benches ; and a number of other ar- ticles. Sale to begin, each day, at 11 o'clock forenoon. The Furniture may be vii- wed on Saturday the 17tb curt, from 11 o'clock forenoon, until 3 o'clock afternoon. JAMES ROSS, Auctioneer. All those having Claims against the late WILLIAM MORRISON-, will lodge the same with William Ross. Auc- tioneer, within one month from this date ; otherwise, they will not be entitled to any share of the funds : And nil those Indebted to the said William Morrison, will please order payment of their Accounts to the said Wm. Hoss. within the same period, to prevent prosecution. Aberdeen, March 7, 1821. BOOKS BY AUCTION. On Monday the 26th curt, there will begin to be sold by public auction, in ROSS's SALE- ROOM, Upper kirkgate, ALarge and valuable Collection of Second- hand BOOKS in the various branches of Science and Literature, belonging to various Bankrupt Est4tes, and Gentlemen lately deceased. Catalogues of which may be had. three days previous to the sale, by applying at the Sale- Room of JAMES ROSS, Auctioneer. XTpperKrlegate, 14th March, 1821. T SALE OF HOUSES, AND SHARE OP HULL SHIPPING COMPANY. To he sold, by public roup, within the Lemon Tree Ta- vern, upon Thursday the 29th instant, at 2 o'clock af- ternoon, part of the Sequestrated Estate of JAMES GOR- DON. Merchant Gallowgate. PHE COTTAGE of GOWANY BRAE, as Rt present possessed by the said JAMES GORDON, formerly described. The HOUSE in the Gallowgate and Littlejohn Street, » lso presently occupied by the said James Gordon. AND. ONE SHARE of the HULL SHIPPING COM- PANY. For particulars, apply to Charles Chalmers, Advocate, trustee upon the Estate. SCHOOLMASTER WANTED. THE Office of SCHOOLMASTER, for the SCHOOL belonging to the SEVEN INCORPORA- TED TRADES of ABERDEEN, having become * aeant, a competition for the office will take place on Tuesday the 20th inst. within the Trinity Hall, at ten t>' clock forenoon. As the Salary is adequate, it is expected no Candidates will apply, but those that are properly qualified, of unex- ceptionable character, and not under 2 j years of age, nor above 35. The branches of Education to be taught, are Heading, English, English Grammar, Writing, Arithmetic, and J. atin. The Schoolmaster will have the choice of an Assistant, with the approbation of the Managers. Application tnav be made, and certificates of character lodged with Mr. John Chalmers, Treasurer of the School, who will inform as to farther particulars.—( Letters, post- r-> id.) TO MILLERS. To be Let, for any number of years that may be agreed upon, from Whitsunday first, THE MEAL and BARLEY MILL, called OLD MILL of FOVERAN. including KILN, finished with cast iron, 16 by 15 feet; two Gianaries, isj by 16 feet; with the Cottage and Croft of excellent Land attached to it, measuring? Acres and 54 Falls. The Buildings are all slated, and in the highest order, having been only finished in 1819. This Mill has the command of water all the year ; and tiie advantages of its local situation are so well know n, that any further description would he quite unnecessary. Any particulars required by intending offerers, will be made known, on application to Mr. Cromhie, Advocate, by whom sealed tenders will be received until Friday the £ 3d of March, at 12 o'clock noon, when the Premises wilj be Let. Ale ret en, Feb. SI, 1821, ' GlarO. MRS. DAVID MILNE most respectfully inti- mates to her Friends and the Public, that sbe is now returned from the University of Edinburgh, where she has been regularly instructed in the knowledge of the PRACTICE of MIDWIFERY, by Professor HAMIL- TON, M. 1). She hopes, by a careful and steady conduct in the important duly of a Midwife, to merit a share of the public Patronage. Mrs. Milne has no objection to attend any Lady in the country. Reference, as to character, may be made to Dr. SUTHERLAND, Belmont Street. WooLMANHILL, OVVOSITE INFIKMAKV, 7 Aberdeen, March 15, 1821. 5 FOR SALE, rp\ VO SHARES of the ABERDEEN and JL LONDON NEW SHIPPING COMPANY. Apply to ROBERT ALEXANDER. Gilcomstun, March 14, 1821. FOR SALE^ IN BOND IN I. EIT1I, Qfi TRUNCHEONS particularly fine flavour- JL ed old JAMAICA RUM, imported into Greenock, of such a quality as is seldom to be met with. 20 Pipes PORT WINE, shipped by the Rnval Wine Company, vintage 1818 and 1819, and a few Pipes vintage 1815. A few Pieces of old CONIAC BRANDY. GENEVA, just arrived, ez- EDINA, from Rotter- dam. Apply to ALEXR. & JAMES ALLAN, Wine and Spirit Merchants, 28, Constitution Street. I. eith, March 12, 1821. TWO ELEGANT AND WELL- FINISHED FAMILY HOUSES, To he Sold, hy Private Bargain. THOSE T « - O HOUSES, with the Gardens in front, at Bioadford. presently possessed by Sirs. Johnston, and others. They will be sold in one Lot, or separate ; aud ^ great part of the price may remain on the Property for some time. For further particulars, application may be made to Alex. Booth, Merchant, Gallowgate; or Mr. Alexander Webster, Advocate. N. B.— One of the Houses may be entered to at Whit- sunday first, and one Floor of it immediately. The NOW OPEN, In the large Hall, UNION STREET, GRAND HISTORICAL PER1STREPHIC PANORAMA OF THE Rattles of Ligny, Les Quatre Bras, and 1 * ^ ( Never exhibited in this City.) Accompanied by a full " Military Rand, and the Highland Bagpipe, when the Highland Regiments are introduced. The Proprietors, with heartfelt gratitude, beg to return their sincere Thanks for the unlimited patronage the in- habitants of Aberdeen have bestow'ed on their Panorama of Algiers; and most respectfully announce, that on Mon- day evening ( he [ 2th inst. they will open in Morison's Lartre Hall, Union Street, their Grand Historical Peri- strcphic Panorama of the BATTLES of LIGNY, LES Q. UATRE BRAS, and WATERLOO which they cannot better describe than by stating, that it is conducted upon the same principles as Algiers. This varied and moving representation of a victory un- equalled in the annals of the world, is painted on nearly 10,000 square feet of canvas, under the direction of LORD FITZROY SOMERSET, Military Secretary and Aid- de- Camp to his Grace the Duke of Wellington, and from information received at the Adjutant- General's Office in Paris, and from Drawings made on the spot; and has given universal satisfaction, bringing immense crowds of spectators, in Edinburgh, Dublin, Liverpool, Man- chester, & c. Order of the Subjects, misappropriate Musical Accompaniments. 1. His Grace the Duke of Wellington and the Allied Staff reviewing the Troops near Brussels— Military Overture and Grand March. 2. Napoleon Bonaparte" and Staff, with the French Army on its March— French Grand March. 3. The Battle of Ligny, with the perilous Situation of Marshal Prince Blucher— Rattle Piece. 4. The Battle of Les Quatre Bras— l ire Death of the Duke of Brunswick— An Andante. 5. The Battle ofWaterloo— The French Position on the morning of the 18th— French Quick March and British Grenadiers. G. The Attack on the Farm House of La Ilaye Sainte— Tbe42d Highlanders charging the Cuirassiers— Campbells are coming. 7. The Death of Sir Thomas Picton— Attack on Mont St. Jean— The 79th and 92d Highlanders charging the French Imperial Guards, & c.— Grand Battle Piece. 8. The Decisive Charge of the Scots Greys, and over- throw of the Cuirassiers— Capture of Two French Eagles— Scots who hue, and Battle Piece. 9. A Group of French Prisoners guarded by Cavalry and Infantry— Downfall of Paris. 10 The last Grand Charge by the British ; the Duke of Wellington and the Marquis of Anglesea appearing in the Foreground— WITII THE TOTAL OVERTHROW OF THE FRENCH ARMY— SEE the conquering Hero—• Finale— God save the King. The Panorama will be exhibited once in the day- time, viz. at one o'clock precisely; it will also be brilliantly illuminated at night, and exhibited twice, viz. at seven, and half- past eight o'clock. Front Seats, 2s.— Back Seats, Is.— Children under 12 years of age. Half- price. Tickets for One . Month ( not transferable) 5s. Books, descriptive of the Panorama, giving numerous interesting Anecdotes relative to the Battles, to be had at the Rooms, price 6d. FOlTcOLDS, COUGHS, ASTHMAS" & c. rpHE PECTORAL ELIXIR. Experience JL during a very long period has incontestably proved the superior efficacy of this Medicine, in all cases of Colds, | Coughs, and Asthmatic aifections. By promoting gentle ! expectoration it very shortly relieves the patient of a slight ! or recent Cold, and a few doses are generally sufficient to | remove those which neglect lias rendered more confirmed and obstinate, and which are accompanied with Cough, Spitting. of Biood, and other serious symptoms. Its pe- culiar balsamic powers tend to heal soreness and allay the irritation of the lungs, in cases of Cough ; and in Asth- matic affections it assists and gives freedom to the Breath. Thus it is . an extensively valuable Remedy in the most prevalent- class of complaints in this Country, during the winter season. Sold in Bottles at Is. l-* d. and 2s. 9d.; by the principal Druggists, Booksellers, and Medicine Venders, in every Town throughout the United Kingdom. Ar. B. Purchasers are requested ( o ask' for the Pectoral Elixir, and to observe the name and address of" Bailer, 4, Cheapside," are engraved on the stamp attached to each bottle* vto distinguish it from IMITATIONS under similar titles. NEW TEA £ GROCERY WAREHOUSE, SOUTH SIDE, CASTLE STREET, ABERDEEN'. JOHN REID begs most res} x? ctful! y to intimate, that he has now opened the above ESTABLISH- MENT, with - a choice and fresh assortment of TEAS, SUGARS, GROCERIES. BRITISH WINES, LONDON PORTER, EDINBURGH ALE, & C. . J. R*: ir> has confidence in recommending his present; Stock of Teas, as being of the strongest and best full fla- voured that are imported, particularly the Congou, at Gs. and the Bladcish Leaf, at 6s. 6d. and 7s. which are giv- ing great satisfaction ; the low priced at 5s. and 5s. 8d. are also better at the money than formerly. TEAS. BI. ACS' AND GREEN. Good strong Congou, 5s. to 5s, 4d. per pound— very good" Congou, 5s. 8d— fine ditto, Gs— best Blackish Leaf ditto; 6s. 6< 1. to 7s. and 7s. Ad— fine Ntichong Tea, 8s. and 8s. 6d— fine Padrae ditto, en tic,- lient Tea, 9s. to fin. fid— ditto Caper, very strong '- 8s. 6d— finest Twankay, 7s 6d. to 8s— HWU Skin. ! 0 » . to 10s. 6d— very fine Hyson, 12s— best Hyson, 13s. 4d. COFFEE. RAW if LONDON ROASTED. Per Lb. Fine Raw Coffee, 2s. 6d— Roasted Ditto. 2s. 8d. to 2s. lod— Ground Do. 2s. 8d— very best Ground do. 3s, SUGAR. RAW AND REFINED. Raw Sugar, 6d. ( I± d. and 7d. per pound— good Ditto 8d— fine Ditto, 8£ d and 9d— very fine, 9| d. to lod— Lump Ditto, lid— single Refined Loaves, 1 l^ d to 12d — very fine Ditto, 12id. to 13d— very best, 13 § d. to 14d. and Sugar Candy, vety cheap. SOAP. LOWERED IN PRICE. Good Yellow Soap, 71 d. per pound— best ditto, very old and hard, 8d— fine Mottled Soap, 9d— best White, Leitb made, 9| d— Soft Soap 6d. to 7d. GROCERIES. New Carolina Rice, very fine, 5d. per pound— ground do. 6d — East Indlfc ditto. Sd. toS^ d— best Whole Pease, 2jd— Yellow Split ditto, 3d— Green ditto, ditto, 3% d— good Pot Barley, Id— line ditto, l^ d— finest, 2d— finest Sago. Is. 6d—- Saltpetre, 10d — Basket Salt, Is. 4i1— Poland Starch, lOd. to 12d— Crystal ized Soda, 7d— best American Ashes, 7d— Italian Juice, 2s— White Candy. 5s. 4d— old made dipt Candles, lOd— Mould ditto, with loaxed wicks, 1 Id— good Table Butter, lOd. per lb. of 1G ounces— single Gloucester Cheese, 8d— double ditto, lOd — best Loaf ditto, lid. FINEST BRITISH WINES, at Is. 1 Id. per bottle, bottle included. London Porter, 5s— rStout, 5s. 6d— double ditto, 6s. 8d— Edinburgh Ale, 6s. 7s. and 8s. per dozen, exclusive of bottles— warranted of good qualities. An excellent assortment of Pickles, Fish Sauces. & c. also a variety of FRUITS, viz. Figs, Plumbs, Oranges, Muscatell and other Raisins, very cheap. fr^ r* The above are the ready money prices. March> 1621. WANTED, BY THE SUBSCRIBER, AN APPRENTICE for the BAKING BU- SINESS, apply to J. ANDERSON. Chapel Street, March 8, 1821. RALE OF FISH, HERRINGS, & c. On Friday the 23d March curt, there will he exposed to sale, by public roup, at the Premises, THE following ARTICLES, belonging to the Sequestrated Estate of ALJX. MACKIE, Merchant, Aberdeen, viz. Fifty- two Barrels SALT HERRINGS; a quantity of dried LING. TUSK, and COD FISH ; eighty- eight Kipper SALMON, in the Boil- house and Cooperage, Water Lane. A large quantity of ICE, ina Cellar within the Brew- cry Close, east end of Virginia Street, and in the Boil House, Water Lane. For farther particulars, application may be made to Peter Macfarlane, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate. CONTRACT/ orGRANITE, CRAIGLEITH AND BRAMLEY FALL STONE. NAVY- OFFICE, Feb. 27, 1821. THE principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy do hereby give NOTICE, that on Thursday the 22d March next, at One o'clock, they will be ready to treat with such Persons as may be willing to Contract for supplying his Majesty's Yard at Woolwich with GRANITE, CRAIGLE1TH and BRAMLEY FALL STONE, requisite for a Wharf Wall, and Two Building Slips, about to be constructed in the said Yard. A Specification and Drawings of the Stone and a Form of the Tender may be seen at this Office. No Tender will be received after One o'Clock, on the day of Treaty, nor any noticed, unless the Party or an Agent for him attends. Every Tender must be accompanied by a Letter ad- dressed to the Navy Board, and signed by two responsi- ble Persons, engaging to become bound with the Person tendering, in the sum of .£- 1000, for the due Performance of the Contract. N. B— Specimens of the Stone offered to be supplied must be sent to the Board on the day of Treaty, with the Tender for supplying the same; and which Specimens will be sent to the Yard as samples, for the guidance of the Officers in the receipt of the Stone. And Tenders will also be received for supplying LOXLEY MOOR STONE. TO COVER, AT ABOYNE CASTLE, BETHLEM GABER, got BY SORCERER, his Dam. bv Burrard, out of Cran — full bred, Dark Browm, with black legs ; stands 1G4 hands high— a sure Foal getter ; and for Bone and Action, his like was never shewn in the North. Terms, Two Guineas, arid Half- a- Crown to the Groom. The money to be paid before the Mares are tak- en away. Grass, in its season, at Is. per night. FOR SALE, A fine English BULL, five years old, very handsome ; parted with on account of one of the same breed coming up. Apply to the Overseer, at Aboyne Castle, .( One Concern.) TO BE LET, THE WAULIC- MILL AND DYE- HOUSE AT DRACHLAW, Parish of InverJceithny, near Turrijf. HPHE WAULK- MILL, with DYE- HOUSE, - L INDIGO- MILL, SHEAR FRAME, ( both wrought by the Waulk- mill). and PRESS SHOP, with the whole Utensils belonging, is to he let for such number of years as can be agreed on. The Utensils will be sold or given over to the Tenant, on Inventory, as may suit him. The situation is centrical, and the trade being established for a number of years, is an excellent oppor- tunity for a Dyer to carry on business. There is a Dwelling House and Garden attached to the Dye- bouse ; and a few acres of Ground may be had,, if wanted. Apply io Peter Thomson, at Drachlaw. ( Letters post paid.) Entry at Whitsunday 1821. THE » ABERDEEN EDUCATION SOCIETY, ( For promoting Education on the System ( pf Mutual Instruction.) At the Annual General Meeting of this Society, held in Marischal College, on Monday the 5th day of March, 1821 : . j . The Right Rev. Bishop SKINNER, PRESES. „ HPIIERE was read to the. Meeting the ' Annual Report from the Committee of Directors. . Thereafter, the following Resolutions w ere moved, and agreed to. . I. Resolved. That the Sleeting approve of the Report now read, and of the diligence of their Committee; and appoint the Report to be advertised in the Aberdeen News- papers, and printed and circulated for the information of the Members of the Society. II. Resolved, That a Subscription be immediately en- tered into for the purpose of building a School House; and that the following Gentlemen be appointed a Commit- tee for waiting on the Inhabitants, and soliciting Sub- soiptfons, viz. CHARLES BONNOR, ESQ. GEORGE BURNETT. ESQ. Mr. DAVID CARNEGIE GRAY. JAMES KNOW LES, ESQ. Mr. MEI. LIS. JOHN YOUNG, ESQ. Mr. BONNOR,. CONVENER. And that Dr. WILLIAM HENDERSON, the Rev. Mr. WILKINSON, the Treasurer, and the Secretaries, be ap- pointed a Committee for fixing on a proper situation for building; and receiving offers from Contractors. Dr. HENDERSON, Convener. These Committees to report, in the first place to the Committee of Directors, and they are desired to have in view, that it is the opinion of the Meeting, that the in- tended building shall be of dimensions sufficient for the accommodation of 600 boys. III. Resolved, That the Committee of Directors be in- structed to bold in future stated quarterly meetings on the third Mondaysof February, May, August, and Novem- ber. IV. Resolved, That ( he following Gentlemen be nam- ed Directors, in terms of the Regulations, in place of those who go put this year, viz. DAVID CHALMERS, ESQ. Mr. ALEXANDER COOPER. Dr. WILLIAM HENDERSON. ROBERT ALCOCK. ESQ. CHARLES BONNOR. E- Q. Dr. ROBERT HARVEY, of BRACO. JAMES K NOW LES, ESQ. LEWIS NICOL, ESQ. V. Resolved, That the Thanks of the Meeting be given to the Treasurer, for his attention to the interests of the Society, and that he be requested to continue his services. VI. That the Thanks of the Meeting be given to the Secretaries: as also to Mr. SIMPSON, Architect, for the Plans laid be fqre the Meeting, and furnished gratuitously by him. W. SKINNER, PRESES. Thereafter, the Thanks of. the Meeting Were given to Bishop SKINNEB., for his conduct in the Chair. S. I' I A. T. i SECYS. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF DIRECTORS. IN laying before the Society the Accounts of the Trea- surer for last year, the Committee have much satisfaction in stating, that a very considerable improvement has taken place in the Funds, and that a sum of £ 78 7s. 4d. has been added to the Stock of the Society. It is to be ob- served, however, that the accounts are brought down this year to the 1st of March, and that the receipts since the commencement of the present year fall to be charged with a quarter of the Master's Salary, which becomes due very soon. After making tiie necessary deduction on this ac- count, there will still remain a considerable surplus in favour of the Society : a fact which is the more gratifying, as it will be in the recollection of die Society, that there was a deficiency for each of the three preceding years, and that, to meet these deficiencies the small capital belong- ing to it had been nearly exhausted. This improvement has taken place pretty equally in all the branchesof the Society's Revenue. But it is farther to be ob « erve4, with regard to the School Fees, that every addition, which is made to the number of Pupils neces- sarily occasions, at the same time, an increase in the ex- penditure; and withregardto theother twobranches, name- ly, the Subscriptions and Donations, it is to be kept in view, that, during last year, in consequence of the alarm- ing state of the Society's Funds, unusual exertions were made by the Subscribers to obtain additional support to it, and some of the Donations are of so large an amount, that it is scarcely probable that they will be often repeated. When all these circumstances are taken into consideration, they are afraid that the Surplus Revenue, which appears upon the accounts of this year, can hardly be depended on for the future. It will be in the recollection of the Society, that, at the time of its institution, there was subscribed a sum of £ 190 for the purpose of Building a School House; hut that the measure was laid aside for the time, in consequence of that sum falling short considerably of the estimates which wrere procured of the expence of building. By the Committee's Report of last year, itappears that this Fund was reduced more than one- half hy the annual deficiencies in the re- venue, and the plan of building had, of course, been re- linquished; In the present state of the Society's Funds, the Committee certainly would not have revived this sub- ject, if necessity had not compelled them to do so. They understand, however, from the report of tradesmen, that the present School House is much out of repair, and, in fact, altogether inadequate to the accommodation of the Pupils; and, as the Committee are unable to procure the necessary accommodation elsewhere, it would appear, that it has become absolutely necessary to the very existence of the Institution, that some means be devised for raising such a sum, as, with the balance of the Building Fund still remaining, will enable the Society to build a School House. Under this impression, the Committee have procured Plans aud Estimates of a suitable Building. The esti- mates amount to about £ 350; which, after deducting the sum at the Society's credit in the Bank of Scotland, leaves about -€" 200 to be provided for. If the object in view were attained, it would produce an immediate saving of the Salary paid to the Assistant Teacher, and thus add a sum of £ 20 to the yearly reve- nue of the Society, besides the rent of £ 30 paid for the present School House; which sum would also be struck off from the expenditure, except a trifling feu- duty for the ground stance of the building. From the Report of the Master, likewise, it appears that the attainment of this measure, by which the Pupils would be contained in one room, in place of two, would accelerate their progress in a very considerable degree, and contribute most essen- tially, in every respect, to the usefulness of the Institu- tion. As the Society seem now to be in possession of a Re- venue sufficient to meet its present Very economical ex- penditure, perhaps a Loan may appear to be the most obvious mode of raising the sum required. The Com- mittee think, however, that nothing tends so much to embarrass the operations of an Institution of this nature, as the contraction of debt, and they would therefore sug- gest the propriety of trying, in the first place, the effect of a Voluntary Subsctlption. They do think, that the Institution has as strong a cl. i n as any other on ihe sup- port of the Public ; and they feel confident* that it will not now fail for want oi that suppou, Notwithstanding the disadvantages, under which the School in Harriet Street labours at present, the number of children on the lists has increased considerably during' the ia^ t year, and amounts now to nearly 500 ; and the Committee have much pleasure i » saying-, thaV they be- lieve the success of tire Institution is to be ascribed, in a great measure, to the personal exertions and merits of the Mister. In the present state of the Funds, the Committee are' aware, that any immediate extension of the operations of the Society is out of the question. Yet, they think it ought not to be forgotten, that the scale in which they have- been hithertoconducted, is but a limited one ; and that the Society cannot be said to have fulfilled completely tire objects of its institution, until the benefits of Elementary Instruction shall be made accessible to the whole popula- tion of this City. Abstract of the Accounts of the Treasurer of The Edu- cation Society, from 1st January, 1820, to lst March, 1821. The TREASURER, Dr. To balance in his hands, on 1st Jan. 18£ 0> 15 9 Subscriptions- receive^!, from Ist Jan. 1820, • to 1st March 1821,. 77 15 O Donations during same period, ... 55 10 O School Fees during ditto, ... .. ... 9.4 19 9 Interest allowed by Bank of Scotland on Money in the Bank, 4 7 6 £ 231 4 O CONTRA Cr. By Master's Salary for a year, £ 75 Assistant's ditto, .. 20—£ 95 - Rent of School House for a year, ... 30 \ 0 0 Paid Accounts for Stationary and Printing, 27 10 ( i £ Officers' Dues and Incidents,. ... 11 16 8 § Amount paid into Bank of Scotland, 51 12 2 Balance in the hands of the Treasurer^- onUst - March, 1821, 4 7 ' •*'••*•• £ 231 4 0 The Bank of Scotland's Branch. Aberdeen, in Ac- count with the Treasurer'of the Education Society. 1819. The BANK,' Dr. Dec. 21. To Balance from old Account, ^ 102 15 4 1- 820. July 22. Cash paid in, ... ... .„. 57 4 8 Sept. 21. Ditto, ... 40 0 O Nov. 9. Ditto, ... 20 0 0 1821. Mar. 5. Interest at 3 per cent. ... , r « 4 7 € 182a CONTRA Cr. June 21. By Cash per Draft, ... Sept. 26. Ditto Dec. 21. Ditto, f 82.1. March5. Balance carried to new Account, 154 7 6 =£ 204 7 6 =£ 15 0 0 20 0 0 15 0 0 1.54 =£ 204 7 6 The foregoing State has been compared by us with the Accounts and Vouchers, and found correct. JOHN MURRAY, ) STEPHEN PELLATT, [ AUDITORS. W. WILKINSON, > In the State of the Funds laid before the Society last year, the Stock at the Credit of the Society was stated . tobe, .. £ 91 4 9 viz. Balance in account with the Bank of Scotland, on Z\ st December 1819,... £ i( K 15 4 Cash in the hands of the Treasurer, on that date, 0 13 9 £ 103 9 I Account rendered by Mr. Stvachan, Bookseller, on 11th April 1820, but part of which was incurred in 1819. and charged on the . , expenditure of 1819, vie. • 12 4 4—^. 91 4 9 Balance in Bank of Scotland, on5tii March 1821, asabove.^ l54 7 Cash in hands of Treasurer, on lst March 182!, asabove, 15 4 Stock at Credit of Society on 1st March 182?, ... £ 169 12 I Ditto on' 51st bee. v1819, as above, . ... _ ... k 91.. 4 9 Sum added to the Stock of the Society, sir^ ce balancing ! ' - last year, ... £ 78• 7 4. FOR ST. JOHN'S, NEW BRUNSWICK, THE srijp FAIRFIELD, ( A Constant ' Trader) 350 Tons per Register, JAMES WORK, MASTER. Will be ready to receive Goods on board for the above Port by the 14th February, and will now sail in a few days has excellent accommodation for Passengers. For Freight or Passage, apply to JOHN LUMSDEN. Marischal Street, 31 st Jan. 1821. FOR QUEBEC AND MONTREAL, + HE FINE B'RlG'AN" P/ ttE' EARL of DALHOUSIE, VTI'KM^ JOHN LI VIE, MASTER. J^ sSSS*- 185 l'° ns per Register, or 280 Tons Burden, Will be on the Birth, ready to receive G iodsfor the above Ports, by the 20th February, and wiit sail oil or about 25th March. For Freight or Passage, apply to Farqnarson Si Co. St. Nicholas Street; or Capt. Livie, on board. N. B.— The EARL of DALHOUSIE being a fine new- Vessel, the accommodation for Passengers is excellent; and those intending to go are requested to apply early. FOR QUEBEC AND MONTREAL, R- J-. THE FINE BRIGANTINE xwsbj" J U A' o, JOHN HENDERSON, MASTER, 200 Tons Burden, Will be ready to receive Goods on board, for the above Ports, hy the IO'h of 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 QUEBEC AND MONTREAL/ 3* f A Constant Trader J, The fine Fast Sailing SRIGASTIXE MARY ANN, JOSEPH MOORE. MASTM, 220 Tons Register, Wi'l be on the Birtb, to receive Good » , hy the 1st March— having a great pnft of her < r?. rgo engdged. will " wij eetly. The MART ANN has ex- cellent aecominoil ition for passengers. For Fre giu or Passage, ,- p lv to JOHN CITTO, 3 © U, A CO. Aberuten FA- IS, 1S21. ton THE sinr. tlDEEX CHtlONtCLE, SONG, AIR— Mist Porte* 9 Pareifielt to Banff. O ! I have travel Id far and near. And nioriy a bonny town I've seen, j& ut there's nae a place amang them a', Like the bonny Town of Aberdeen. ' Twas there I spent my youth ftt* piimev Frae my youngest Childhood to sixteen j * Twas there I first saw the witching glance, Of my JEAN'S twa lovely dark blue eon* l> ut wayward fortune fed me off', Thro' many a lonesome weary scene, And left me oft in deserts wild, Far, far, frae bonny Aberdeen* But now she's amply made amends. For a* her most mischievous pranks, For which dame fortune pray accept, Of my best, kindest* warmest thanks. She's brought me hack with pockets full, To the bonny Town of Aberdeen, And kindly prrt it in my power, To wed my svfeet— my lovely JEAN* Oh ! I hare travelled far and near, Arid many, a pretty girl I've seen, But oh ! inferior are they far,' Compar'd we those of Aberdeen R. T. To the EDITOR ofthe ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. Sin, ABOUT a year ago, a curious Silver Coin was found in a Peat Moss, in the district of Garjoch : but being incapable of giving you a scientific description of it, I shall merely transcribe the inscription. Its size rather exceeds that of a halfpenny ; it is nearly two lines in thickness; and is without date. On one side we find the following words: ALBERTVS . Etf . EL ISABET . DEI . GRATIA. On the other, r" AUCIJIDVC . A VST . DVCKS . BVIIG . ET . BRAB . Z. I am, your's, & c. L. M. Garioch, March 7, 1821. To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. SIR. TH E leading object in the political retrospect for the fast week is, the Catholic Emancipation Bill. This subject lias been agnin brought before Parliament by Mr. PLUNKETT, in his morion. - 4 that a Conrnittee be appointed to con- sider the state of the laws by which oaths or declarations are required to be taken to qualify for offices, so far as the said oaths or declarations affect Raman Catholics, and what modifications it was desirable shou? d bo made in the same." The political expediency of this measure has been long and anxiously debated, and the first Statesmen of their age have differed materially, in their views and opinions with regard to it. We are inclined to think, that the present time has been judiciously chosen, for bringing this subject once more into consideration. If thir pre- sent Ministry have the interest and " prosperity, yf a large portion of his Majesty's subjects truly at heart, let them at once, with a majority of their vo^ es, put at end to tli desire to see no more, than that die good, and learned 1 f ™ ^ , 1 ' 1 e « • and virtuous, of whoever class or^ denomination^ they m, ly > ^ M * SCRSC m0r » , ltv be. should go hand in hand, upholding that Constitution which has been the pride 6f Britain, and the admiration and envy of foreign nations. CLElUCUS. To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. SIR, AT a time like the present, when the actual state of this once happy, but now miserable, country, calls so loudly for that immediate and radical Reform, which alone is able to save our few remaining liberties, and to prevent the worst evils to which a state can be subjected ; and as the principles of that Reform seems to be greatly, misun- derstood by many, I think it is a duty which devolves upon every man. wb > wishes well to his country, to rouse in his fellow countrymen as much as possible, a spirit of inquiry into the conduct of Governors, ^ particularly so far as it more immediately concerns those governed. I will, therefore, take theliberty of saying a few words on Reform, which, if you think in the least worthy of a plaee in your Valuable paper, you wiU^ blige one who would feel happy in being in the least instrumental in forwarding that spirit of inquiry so prevalent in many parts of the country. This country* once in reality the Land of Freedom, now present& tfs with the awful spectacle of a nation, the principal fVnfts of whose industry are swallowed up in the mainte- nance of Placemen and Fundho'ders. Whose Go- vernment, by its fiscal" exertiensand incessant destraintsfor ( axes, occasions multitudes annually to be turned into the Streets, and to seek for parochial relief; whose opulent members in general are gradually sinking into morestrait- ned circumstances, except those who live upon the taxes ; in fine, a nation whose handicraftsmen have no better prospect than, by unremitting drudgery, to eke out a de- pendent and miserable existence, without ever having it in and their adherents- will re Roman Catholics will accept eve" ii from tlie present Mi- nistry, the glad boon, which ' will place them ir> the scale of political existence at • tire- equilibrium, which their num- bers and respectability entitle them to. The Catholics have urged their claims with a moderation which should Command attention. They have urged them, without regard, to the great question of Reform, and we would fain ' hope, that on this score the Ministry may be inclined to give them their support. If, as is reported, the King be * favourable to the measure, we have little doubt of its success. But. independent of this, the justice of the case de- mands a concession like that petitioned for. Wherever a flagrant and glaring act of injustice has been committed, it is the bounden duty of a Government to grant a speedy remedy. In this view. then, the Catholic claims are pre- eminently entitled to consideration. The Catholics have been excluded from those benefits and privileges, which they have defended with their best and noblest blood, and Mr. PLUNTCETT was only doing them justice, when he stated, that no class of his Majesty's subjects had shed their blood with a prodigality more approaching to self- devotion. And why then are thev refused a participation in the benefits of that Constitution, which they have so fiobly defended ? What crimes have they been guilty of, that they should be excluded? Have they been less for- ward in their loyalty than other classes ? No, but a nar- row illiberal prejudice has been in active force against them and their religion. They are regarded more as out- casts than as men. This spirit is alike hostile to every dictate of Christianity. The same Goo who looks on us, protects them, and it is not for man to say, that their re- ligion or principles arc less pure than other doctrines that > i e professed. But the monster prejudice is a stum- bling block, which neither argument nor reason can re- move. It weakens the understanding , and chocks up every avenue of compassion to the heart. Mr. PLUN- KF. TT. I « > HIS motion, had more of this to encounter than any arguments or reasons which the opposite party had to produce. Indeed, this is sufficiently obvious, by a glance at the speech of the Gentleman who rose to oppose it.— We allude to Mr. PEEL. The arguments he adduced • were feeble and ifl supported ; and, by the spirited and energetic reply of Sir JAMES MACKINTOSH, they were com- pletely overturned. Indeed, Mr. PEKL appears, rather to have delivered his speech as a matter of course, and from an anxious desire to appear consistent in his opi- nions, more than from any well grounded conviction, that the claims he was opposing were inimical to the interests of the country. It would have been far more honourable, had he made an open and candid avowal.— IVe are open to conviction, whenever good grounds shall be shewn by Mr. PEEL and his adherents, for their side of the question, then we shall most readily subscribe to their tenets. Till, however, we are satisfied, that they have pursued the most judicious course, we shall not hesitate to avow our entire disapprobation of their pro- ceedings. In his acquiescence, in the high and merited eulogium paid by the mover to the late Mr. GRATTXN, • we cordially concur. That Gentleman had all along clung with a 44 desperate fidelity" to the measure. It was alwavs nearest his heart, and in his death the Catho- lics and Ireland sustained a loss which will not be soon I repaired. The eloquent appeal which Mr. C. GRANT made in behalf of this oppressed and insulted body, was such as to deserve the highest praise. Ireland has in him a true patriot, one who is alive to her dearest in- terests, who is ever anxious to do all in his power to meliorate her condition ; and although we differ from his politics widely, yet to his sentiments, on the present oc- casion, we heartily subscribe. In former Parliaments, in the first stage of procedure, tlie ftill has met even with a much more favourable re- ception than at present, and yet been lost. Looking to its former fates, we cannot disguise our anxious fears for the issue; of the justice and liberality of the measure we never entertained a doubt. Both in a political and re- ligious point of view, they are entitled to all they have petitioned for. Because, in the first place, no good grounds have been shewn for their exclusion from any privile. eS, which another class of his Majesty's subjects enjoy; and consequently, we must hold them equally well entitled to the same benefits, until such grounds be established : and secondly, because, although their tenets, almost in all respects, are essentially different from those professed by the greater body of the population of this empire, yet this can form no just basis for their exclu- sion. They are not bound to acquiesce in any particular faith, certain oaths arc proposed for them, and if Catho- lics with safe consciences can take these oaths, on what grounds are they denied their just privileges ? Will it be said, that a Catholic cannot be believed on his oath ? Why allow it in one instance and not in all? By law, a Catholic on oath is as much entitled to be believed as the ittost rigid Protestant in the land; and thus one part of tlVeiV doctrine is indirect opposition to the other. The time; when any danger was to be apprehended from Catholic intrigues; is long gone by— and although Mr. PEEL is desirous that no " irrevocable" change should take place in the laws, with regard to this particular part of the Constitution, he has stated no grounds on which he can for a moment rest his arguments. If the Ministry grant the boon so earnestly prayed for, they will secure to their Royal Master, the hearts and affections of a truly loyal and constitutional sect. The act will be fcailed with enthusiasm, not only by the parties more im- either to themselves or the infantine objects of their _ - and affection. When we see all this come to pass, cer- tainly no man will be base enough to deny the immediate necessity of a Reform in the Representation of the People. We fully recognis." the doctrine of representation and taxation as being inseparable, and as being founded upon that maxim of our political constitution, ,4 that every Briton has a light to. be governed by laws enacted by his own consent, or that of his representatives." This is surely the very essential of liberty, auu all deviations from it, by fraud or force, ought to be regarded as usurpation and tyranny. An individual cannot surely be stated to en- joy political liberty, while at the same time lie is denied th9 right of voting for his representative in the legislature, without the most absurd mockery. If the best govern- ment and laws under heaven owe their existence entirely to the will of a Monarch, or a privileged few, it can by no means constitute political liberty. If the exercise of our callingsconstitute our whole property in the state still, our liberty, and the fruits of our industry, ought to be held no less sacred than the liberty and property of the richest in- dividual in the state, and ought to be no less the objects of protection. But this protection can never be enjoyed, while we are deprived of the rigbtof choosing oUr Legisla- tive Representatives. From all that I have seen written, or heard for and against the universal right of suffrage, I must declare its reasonableness to be founded on the im- mutable bases of truth and justice. As to Annual Par- liaments, they appear to have been in practice at certain periods of our history ; the frequency of Parliaments would form the best pledge for the good behaviour of the Representatives, and which, together with the immense number of voters, would effectually put it out of the power of the most extensive fortune to bribe ; conse- quently, a stop would be put to those outrageous scenes of riot and drunkenness, which the present system of Borough Election occasion. This then is what I mean by Radical Reform, viz. every man, including soldiers and sailors, not upon foreign service, arrived at the age of twentv- one years, not incapacitated by crime or insanity, to have a light to give his vote annually for his Repre- sentative in the House of Commons. This Reform we claim as perfectly congenial to the spirit of the British Constitution, and consonant' to its practice in its best times. We regard such a Reform as the only means of effectually closing up that fountain of political corrup- tion, whence our ' manifold calamities have so copiously flowed. Then would our political fabric, our far- famed Constitution, so well calculated in its purity to consoli- date the affections, and to promote the interests of all, do away the very possibility of plots and conspiracies ; for in every citizen in would find a defender. I will here eonc'ude in the words of JUNIUS— 44 This is not the cause of faction, or of party, or of any individual, but the com- mon interest of every man in Britain." A FRIEND OF REFORM. To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. SIR, AN acquaintance happened to call upon mca few even- ings ago, just as I was perusing the annual report of the Shipwrecked Seamen s Fund, as it appeared in your paper. Our conversation naturally turned on the propriety of such occasional reports, from the Managers of all Insti- tutions that receive Contributions from the Public ; and this led my friend to complain, that the Managers of the Infirmary and Lunatic Asylum, who first began the prac- tice, had neglected it for the last two years, although, during that very period, besides the usual annual Collec- tions for the Infirmary, there have been other two Collec- tions at all the Church Doors in the City, for an addi- tional Fund to the Sister Institution, the Lunatic Asylum. As I have a very good opinion of the Managers of those Institutions, I endeavoured to excuse them, by saying, that perhaps, during the last two years', they had had oc- casion to transact no business' beyond the usual routine, with a detailed account of which it was unnecessary to trouble the public. But my friend informed me, that so | far was this from being the case, that, during the period ; alluded to, no less than four or five principal servants to I the institution had been elected— that considerable addi- , tions had been made to the buildings of the Infirmary— | that a New Lunatic Asylum had been built altogether— I and that, in consequence, a considerable sum of money had been borrowed by the one Institution for the use of the other— so that, during the period in question, more business of importance had been transacted, than during any two years previous. Still partial to the Managers, I caught hold of the last clause, and maintained that they had been so occupied with important business, as. to have had no time left them for informing the Public of what was going on. But I must confess, Mr. Editor, that by that time, I myself also began to feel dissatisfied, that the annual reports had been withheld ; and resolved to apply to you, as 1 now do, to see if you, or any of your Corres- pondenK can find a better excuse than I, for the Mana- gers of the Infirmary.— I am, your constant reader, Aberdeen, March 8, 1821. G. A. atid decency is re- moved, were brought into operation. The degree of litefafy talent whidi was displayed in this publica- tion, teas sufficient to* raise it above Contempt, and to make its portentous immorality the more strik- ing. Mr. Scott wasthe Editor of Baldwins Lon- don Magazine, which he conducted with great abili- ty. In a series of articles which he published in that Journal he took to pieces and exposed the whole of the machinery of Blackwood's publication ; and, by merely bringing together the instances dfits falsehood and malignity, he presented such t\ picture — so undeniably correct, but vet so disgusting, that personsof ail literary sectsand political parties started from it, with abhorrence. Of the scoundrel system of this Magazine Mr. Scott believed Mr. Wilson, ( who, during the continuance of this publication, had been elected Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh, by the elose Corporation of that town) and Mr. John Gibson Lockhart, to Ixi the prime movers ; but he seemed to believe that more of the moral guilt rested on the latter than on the former. Under this- belief, he spoke of Mr. Lockhart in the terms which would suggest themselves to any ho- nourable mind, respecting a person w ho stood in Mr L.' s supposed situation. These articles were pubhsh- Magazines of Nov. 1, Dec. 1, and Ja- tier* seems to be uttl, ehaoce that' they could reocl. Rome before the A ustrians. There fs. however, no account to be depended upon ot the- march of the latter bevond the fron- tiers of the 1 uscai » States. The Courier Krancah says that a Proclamation, in the Latin language. Supposed to 71] T" 01 N3pK'S' , md circulated amongst . the Ruirganan regiments, which form part of the Austrian army in Italy. ed in the miary 1. It was no wonder that a man should not like to be held lip to tlie world in connection with such a publication. On the 10th of January, Mr. Christie waited on Mr. Scott in behalf of Mr. Lock- hart. Mr. Scott's statement of what followed that interview we have laid before the pub- lic. Mr. Scott would not consent to treat Mr. Loekhart as a gentleman, unless he previously dis- avowed his having received money from the manage- ment of B/ ackwood'$ Magazine, or having a pecuni- ary interest s the sde. This disavowal Mr- Lock- hart did not. \ hirik proper to give, and denied that lie was called upon in honour so to do. The affair had thus no issue. Statements and restatements fol- lowed ; in the course of which, Mr. Scott having conceived that offence was given him bv Mr. Chris- tie, the second of Mr. Lockhart, and a person, to whom, as a gentleman, he had no exception to make, the affair which ended in the death of Mr. Scott ensued. Mr. Lockhart, jjvee the termination of the cor- respondence with Mr. Scott, published a disavowal nearly similar to that required bv Mr. Scott. If he has been wrongfully accused, we consider him to be a most unfortunate and ill advised man. lie should have been eager to disavow all the conncction with Blackwood, which he could in truth disclaim, even if he were not hound in honour so to do. We sub- join the following remarks of the Editor of The Scotsman, whose opinion, from his knowledge of the reports at Edinburgh, is entitled to peculiar at- tention : The natural fruits of the Blackwood system are now becoming palpable. It is nearly three years since it was prophesied, that the ordinary business of life could not proceed if it became general," and that we " should have nothing but a perpetual round of cudgelling, duelling* and stabbing, if every weak, odd, or even vicious private act of every individual were to be published, with all the cir- cumstances. of name, time, and place, for the general amusement." To us it appeared strange that the indigna- tion of society in general was not much sooner roused against the atrocities of Blackwood's gang; but though j sometimes apparently slow, and, perhaps, inexplicable, 1 Providence never fails in the end to vindicate itself to man. An awful retribution most certainly awaits those, whoever they may be{ who have been the first to reduce abuse and slander to a system; and already we think, there are symptoms to be seen of an unequivocal nature that tbe retributive process is begun. But who will pity the in- dividuals who planted daggers in the heart in mere wan- tonness, and whose sole object it has been to calumniate, FROM GEIiMJX PJl'EIiS. FRANK FORT, Feb. 28.— It is reported here, that we may soon expect the publication of a declaration of the Court of Russia, and of a similar piece from the Court of Berlin, relative to the affairs of Naples. It is event stated that the Russian Manifesto has been already received by M. d'Anstett, the Envoy from that Power. The first act of the Plenipotentiaries at the Congress of Laybach was the decision of the allied Sovereigns on the affairs of Naples. Papers are expected to appear of equal importance with that which is probably going to occasion, a war in the South of Italy. Tlie accession of Russia to the projects of Austria, gives rise to very serious conjec- tures. It is probable we shall soon learn on what sub- | jects the Congress has come to any final resolutions. A declaration ofthe Sovereigns relative to the affairs of Spain, is spoken of, and also that a Russian Envoy is commis- sioned to go and notify it to the present Government of that country. It is much doubted whether this declara- l tion will be received by the Cortes. • j I NSPRUCK, Feb. 22.— Tbe Swiss papers speak of ' the arrest of several suspected persons at Bologna and other towns of the Roman States. BERLINS Feb. 17— It is said that Prince Mettcr- nich and Count Bernstroff are perfectly agreed in their views of the present state of Europe, and it is though that a Prussian lXjch* ratiou against the Neapolitans, drawn up in tire same spirit as that of Austria, will be published immediately. j There is no mention at present of the publication of a j Constitution for Prussia, and many persons fear that the events which took place in the course of last year will cause it to be indefinitely deferred. No preparations are at pre- reason too apprehend, i, upon the point of breatin r < It wdl interfere m no way with the affairs of this coun unless such interfer< ' sent seen that indicate the departure of the King for Lay- h& ch. It is thought that his Majesty waits for dispatches, which will inform him that his presence is necessary at the Congress. BRUSSELS, March 5.— Since five o'clock yesterday afternoon five couriers have passed through here : three from Holland for Paris, and two from Paris going to Ilollaud. A British Cabinet Messenger was dispatched for London. LEIPSIC, Feb. 8,— A prohibition has been issued against printing any thing here respecting the deliberation of the last Polish Diet; this prohibition is not confined to writings in the Polish language, but includes also those published iti German. It is reported that search has been made to discover an " Appeal to the Poles," which is supposed to have been printed clandestinely. If such a writing really exist, it is certain that it has not been ex- posed to sale by any of our booksellers. VIENN A, Feb. 21. — It is long since the public here have been so much interested about foreign affairs, as they now are about those of Naples, which are the prevailing subject of all conversations. It is generally believed, that the Constitutional Government will exert all its means and all the forces at its disposal, in order to obtain as fa- vourable terms as possible. The Sovereigns, we know, intended to remain at Laybach, till they learnt the effect produced at Naples by the dispatches entrusted to the Duke de Gallo ( we have just learnt the arrival of a Courier at Laybach on the 16th, with the first answer to the King's letter from Laybach). If the Neapolitans should submit to the condition imposed on them, the Sovereigns would go to Italy, and the Emperor Alexander is said to have expressed his intention of going not only to Milan, but even to Florence, Rome and Naples, if matters should be terminated amicably. In the —— " vilify, and traduce all who were mo^ t worthy of esteem, and to poison all the intercourse of society ? If there be any thing like cause and effect in morals— if moral agents be responsible for the consequences of their own acts— the conductors of Black wood's Magazine are chargeable with all that has happened to Mr. J. Scott— with his death, even, if that unfortunate event should result from his rett- contre- with Mr. Christie. For, to our minds, the whole chain t) f sequences appears to have been neec.- isari'y con- nected. We should have thought the elementary prin- ciples of our nature changed, indeed, if some one had not been generous enough, and bold enough, to resent, in the name of his kind, the indignities and offences com- mitted in the Blackwood school, against the best and worthiest of the community. And we now owe it to Mr. Scott— who has made himself the victim of a great public cause— to say. and we say it, not on our own authority, hut on that of honourable men who are conversant with affairs of honour-// W the reports iter e so prevalent, and the presnmptioiis so strong and pregnant, that Mr. Lockhart had a share in the management of Rlackwood'$ Ma- gazine, and the opinion ofthe infamy of that work so universal, as to render it necessary for Mr. Scott to insist upon a preliminary explanation. That he did so on serious grounds no one can doubt; and that he did not do so from any fear of meeting an honourable antagonist, of which we never doubted, is now, we trust, as unquestionably, as it has been too grievously, if not fatally^ established." Mr. Scott was a native of Aberdeen, in the Uni- versity of which city he received his education.— L pou coming to London, he held a place in the War Office, which he soon resigned. lie was afterwards conncctcd with various literary and political publi- cations. His i Visit to Paris,' and * Paris He- visited,' are well known ; and he had prepared dur- ng his residence m Italy, Observations on the Mo- ral and Political Character and Manners of the In- abitants of that interesting country, which, it is to be hoped, are in a state of arrangement lit to be presented to the world.— TravelUr. Kise, uie oo. ve- reigns will return to Vienna, and it is thought that King Ferdinand will be invited to reside for a time in the en- virons of this city. But at the same time, a plan is spoken of to conduct King Ferdinand with a sufficient force to Sicily. Eetters from Florence state, that considerable dissatis- faction had already manifested itself among the Austrian troops. A panic was prevalent, tfaat they were going upon a war of assassination, into a country famous for the op- portunities it gave to ambuscade, and for all the secret modes of murder. Inured as they are to implicit obedi- ence, and acting in general like automatons, they are ex- tremely superstitious; and the alarm of the stiletto and of | poison, though dreadful to think of and totally unfounded, 5 may become so general, as to make their Commanders hesitate as to their advance. CONGRESS OF LAYBACH. The following account of the form with which the sit- tings of this assembly have usually been conducted is ex- tracted from a letter recently received from Trieste: " The hours during which the deliberation? of Congress are conducted are generally from ten at night tilt three in the morning. The doors are kept close locked, and no person besides the members is suffered to be present, not even a secretary, that office being performed by Prince Metternich himself, who writes the protocols with his own hand. In addition to those functions, this distinguished statesman a so acts, not merely as the censor, but as the editor of the Lay bach Gazette, for which he is under- stood to compose the matter, thus giving whatever colour he may think fit to the conferences* The greater propor- tion of the sittings has been transacted in the sole presence ofthe Ministers of Austria, Russia, and Prussia, those of England and Naples having been excluded. At the break- outs country, • renceshould be rendered indispensable by any personal insults or danger, to which the Royal Fan ily may be exposed. Mot for seeing the possibility of such a case, the undersigned flatters himself that . nothing will alter the peaceable attitude in which Great Britain is placed* The undersigned takes this opportunity of renewing to his Excellency, & c, & c. ( Signed) « WM. A'COURT. " To his Excellency the Duke of Gallo." Hie National Parliament dfceided upon a defensive war/ at its sitting ofthe 15th ult. ; and the following,' among a great number of other declaratory resolutions, were adopt- ed by acclamation : — 44 The National Parliament declares— " 1. That it cannot agree to any of the propositions' communicated to it on the part of their Majesties the King of Prussia and the Emperors of Russia and Austria—• propositions tending to the destruction of the existing con- stitution, and to the occupation of tbe kingdom. 44 2. That it considers itself incompetent to attribute to the free will of his Majesty any act, past or future, which may be contrary to his oaths confirmatory ofthe Constitu- tion ; and consequently it considers his l\ Iajesty, with res- pect to such acts as placed in a state of coercion. " 5. That during this state of coercion of his Majesty, the Dukeof Calabria, his august son, shall continue Re- gent of the Kingdom, according to the mode pointed out by the Decree of the I Oth December, L-* 20. 44 4. That, in conformity with the Declarations con- tained in the preceding articles, and according to the Con- stitution, all measures be t. keu for the safely Jff the State. Considering the necessity of rendering more clear and manifest the principles of public law, which regulate the nation ofthe Two Sicilies, the Parliament declares* 44 1. That the nation ofthe Two Sicilies is the natural ally of all those nations which enjoy their own constitu- tions or otherwise ; and that according to the particular relations established by constitutional methods. 44 2. That it does not intermeddle with the government of other nations, nor will it tolerate that others shall med- dle with its government; and is disposed so employ all its means i n order that no other Power may recede from these principles. " .3. That the nation offers an asylum to foreigners ba- nished from their country on account of liberal opinions. 44 4. That it will never make peace with an enemy while occupying its territory." AMERICA, i% c. New York Papers, to the 10th of " February, have ar- rived. A paper of the 3d announces the ariival of intelli- gence of the capture of Lima by" Lord Cochrane, derived from the Bermuda Gazette of the loth January, which says, 44 that intelligence had been received at Jamaica from the Spanish Main, and across the Isthmus of I) a- rien, from the South Seas, of Lord Cochrane's having captured the city of Lima, - aft^ r a tremendous resistance, during which four of his Lordship's vessels were sunk.— The particulars of this splendid victory had not been re- ceive:! ; but its immediate consequences had been, to in- j.. _ . < • - ~ - • duce the people of Panama to ,1 eel, re for independence and the kingdom of Quito to shake., ff'ibe Sp-, nK fce » It is not improbable, however this i the « « r I - since, and was proved to have been unfounded by the receipt of adviccs from Lima, several weeks later than the ru- moured successof Lord Cochrane. The intelligence which reached town by the American papers of the fall of Lima has excited considerable in- terest in the city, and information has been daily ex- pected either to confirm or contradict the statement.-— Letters hove to- day been received as late as the 24th December, from Buenos Ayres, which are important, as they in some measure confirm the news of the fall of Lima into the hands ofthe troops under San Martin — One letter we have seen mentions that on the 18th Oct. the troops under San Martin and Lord Cochrane embark- ed at Pisco, and disembarked near to Callao. The fol- lowing is an extract from another communication through a different quarter : BUENOS AYRES, Dec. 24.—" Intelligence has reached this place, as I imagine, by a messenger over- land, relative to the expedition under Lord Cochrane.— On the 24th October the troops under San Martin were on their march towards Lima, and on the Ist November an engagement took place.. There was, it is said, great slaughter on both sides." By a vessel from Valparaiso, in the short passage of t> l days, letters have been received to the 8th Decern- her. Dispatches have also been received by the same I conveyance, which corroborate the news received from \ Buenos Ayres. The embarkation of the troops at Pisco. 1 it. is said, was a feint on the part of Sail Martin, and hat \ the object was to take the Royalists by surprise, and this it seems has been effected. ing up of the meeting every scrap of the paper used is THE LATE MR. SCOTT. mediately interested, but by the more enlightened por- tion of the population, whatever their tenets may be. It will go farther than aN the military they can introduce, to restore that unhappy country to the tranquillity, to which it has been so- long a st/ anger. A' reciprocal coidiality and affection will spring up between the different parties, and where strife and discord were formerly the ruling passions, unanimity and concord will ultimately prevail. If, on the orher hand, the boon be withheld, the conse- quences may be perilous in the extreme: But from this consideration we would fain avert our thoughts. We would rather look forward to the happy aera, when the Catholic shall be alike entitled with the Protestant, to exercise the dearest privileges of Britain ; aud we would FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FROM FRENCH PAPERS. PARIS, March 5.— Yesterday, the 2d, there was a Secret Committer of < he Chamber of Deputies, in which the Minister for Foreign Affairs was called upon to let the nation know the situation in which France stands with respect to the kingdom of Naples. M. Etienoe and Generals Fov and Sebastiani delivered speeches which were in the highest degree interesting, and'which affected the whole Chamber. The Minister was hard pushed, but persisted in keeping silence, and would not give any in- formation upon our situation with respect to Naples and Spain ; he pleaded the Charter as his authority, which gives to the King the right of making war and peace.— The speeches delivered in this important sitting are going to be printed. IM. Pasquier has said in private, that France had signed nothing hostile against Naples, hut that it had only consented to pay down to Austria 15 millions, which were due at more distant terms. MARCH 5.— The King held his usual Court on Sun- day, amongst those present were the Spanish and Neapo- litan Ambassadors. There is no further intelligence in these Journals res- pecting the march of the Austrian army, but a Turin ar- ticle expresses a belief that hostilities would commence about the 25th ult. The Gazette de France quotes a pri- vate letter from Naples of the 15th ult. stating, that after a long Sitting of the Parliament, in which they received and discussed the Report of the Committee on the ulti- matum of the Allied Powers, the Prince Regent at the head of the Members, went forth from the llall of the Sittings, and pronounced, before the assembled people, a formal declaration of war- against Austria and the coalesced Powers. The troops then received orders to march.— j Gen. Carascosa, this letter states, was to have the Com- j mandin Chief. It is added, that it appeared to be ! burned iu the view of the members who have attended it. No person can obtain passports for Laybach, who has not N A PL /•: s. The following are copies of the correspondence which took place between Sir William A'Court, our Minister at Naples, and the Commander Pignatelli, upon the subject of the British naval force stationed in the Bay of Naples. " NAPLES, Feb. 10.— After tbe official communica- tions made to his Royal Highness the Prince Regent by the Envoys of Russia and Prussia, and the Charge des Affairs, of Austria, in the name ofthe Powers assembled . at Laybach, relative to the determination taken there with respect to the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, this Royal Government can no longer remain in a state of uncertainty with regard to the object ofthe assemblage of the British naval force stationed for some months past in the Bay of Naples. " The undersigned, therefore, being in charge of the Portefeuille of Foreign Affairs, in conformity with the orders he has leceived from his Royal Highness, addres- ses himself to his Excellency the Chevalier A'Court. En- voy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of his Britannic Majesty, beseeching his Excellency to be so good as to make known to him precisely what instructions he has received on this point from his Court, and flatters himself, in consequence of this communication the Go- vernment may be enabled to have a clear view of the manner in which the Neapolitan question, which has ex- cited such interest all over Europe, is viewed by the Bri- tish Cabinet. 41 In this expectation, t'oe undersigned renews to the Chevalier the assurances of bis highest consideration. COMMENDATORE PIGNATELLI. " Ilis Excellency the Chevalier A'Court, & c. " NAPLES, Feb. 11.— The undersigned has the ho- nour to acknowledge to his Excellency the Duke of Gallo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the receipt ofthe Note ad- dressed to him by his Excellency the Commander Pigna- telli, charged ad interim with the Portfolio of Foreign Aifairs, intimating the necessity of a further explanation imperial parliament* HOUSE OF LORDS. Friday, March 2. SCOTS APPEILS.— DINGWALL V. GARDINER. This day their Lordships pronounced judgment in this case. The circumstances out of which it arose were as fol- low :— In the year 1814, the respondent, who is minister of the parish of Aherdour, in Aberdeenshire, applied to the Presbytery of Deer, within which the parish is situate, pray- ing that the heritors should be ordained to build him a new- manse. as the one he occupied was in a ruinous condition. The appellant, as one of the heritors of the parish, con- tended that the act of 16( 53, under which the respondent claimed, was merely a temporary measure to meet, the exi- gency of the moment, and without any view to establish a general rule applicable to the future. There w is not a word in the act applicable to the case of rebuilding, when the manse, once built, had become ruinous, or to a second repair, at the expence of the heritors. The respondei % maintained, that although the act of Parliament restricted' the sum to be allowed for a manse to L. 1000 Scots, the Legislature only alluded to those new manses which were to be built immediately after the date of that act. The same act provided that every minister should have a " competent manse," and from this i' was evidently not the intention of the Legislature to impose any absolute limitation with respect to the sum to be allowed. Their Lordship's decision was to affirm the original judgment.- ANGUS v. MONTGOMERY AND OTHERS. Their Lordships' decision in this case was to affirm'the judgment of the Court of Session, with L. 100 costs. Monday, March 5. The Marquis of LANSDOWN presented a petition from the Ilomam Catholics of Limerick, in favour of their claims. Ilis Lord- hip al- o presented a petition from Chippingham, for restoring the Q, ueen's name to tlie Litu rgy.— A djou rned. Tuesday, March 6. Of the motives which induce the British Government to keep so large a naval force stationed in the Bay of Naples • an explanation rendered necessary by tbe communications made to hJS Royal Highness the Prince Regent, by the • Ministers of Austria, Russia, and Prussia, in the name of the Powers assembled a. Laybach. The undersigned j acknowledges the justice of this appeal made to hm, and has therefoie no hesitation in giving a frank declaration of the intentions of bis Government. thr or.. rikinir ; ; atrifi:;: sptntsn,,, the allowed to be imported imoG ® .? Br be Bill, on the table were forwarded one ~ ZT Adjourned till Thursday. ita « c— Thursday, March 8. s rrof on the motion of Lord Hol. and d I^ h rd^ e' and passed, and ordered to be sen: to the House of f mons for their concurrence. > " f Uu" i he British squadron at anchor in this Bav is simply a squadron of observation, the presence of which is suffi- ciently explained by the critical circumstances of the coun- try, and the necessity for providing for the security of the petsons and property of British subjects under all possible • l he British Government, faithful to the principles it has always professed, is determined to maintain a strict neutrality ; and to take no part, either directly or indi- rectly, in the war, » bich, there seems to be but too much HOUSE OF COMMONS. Monday, March 5. Tliis being the last nielli for j- iivate bills, the IIous « was chiefly occupied in business of a local nature. WOOL TAX. Mr. S. '. VORTLKY pre: uted a petition from certai* woollen manufacturer, <•:' Yorkshire, praying a repeal of ( be wool tax. The Hon, Member observed, that w hat- tYer good might liavc been anticipated, none wlialcvjf * We gave on Saturday tlie details of tlie inquest 011 Mr. SCOTT. Most of our readers arc, we be- lieve, acrjiuintcd with the origin of the afliur which terminated so fatally ; hut to those who arc distant from the scenes of literary warfare, it may be nccessarv to recapitulate them. Among the in- famous speculations on the depravity of pub- lic taste which are to be found under the garb of periodical literature, is a Magazine which lias been published for two or three years at Edin- burgh, and which bears the name of a Bookseller of that city, Ih. ACKWOOD. In this Magazine the most false and scandalous attacks were made on pri- vate individuals— chieflv those connected with the literary world, and all the other artifices to attract curiosity which readily present themselves to minds had in reality reunite.! from tlio adoption of this measure. Sir c. BUR RE LL said, the failure of the measure had originated in the long interval allowed to elapse before its adoption, which had afforded an opportunity for im- porting foreign wool from all quarters in immense ( Juan- ties. GRAMPOUXri DISFRANCHISEMENT BILL. Sir. S. WORTLEY. in moving the order of the day for bringing up the report of this hill, said, the Noble Lord who introduced it having abandoned the measure, it had fallen to his lot to take it up ; he should now move the recommitment of the bill, and propose a clause, that all persons paying scot and lot. Upon premises of £ 20 value, even though they consisted of house and land, should be entitled to vote. He then moved the recom- mitment of tbe bill, and the printing of the clauses. Sir. A11E R CIIO SI BY observed that as the bill would riln great danger of being thrown out elsewhere, it would ire desirable to have it as perfect as possible. He there*, fore wished it to be printed, iu order that it might be duly considered. The report on the Bill was then brought up, the Bill recommitted, the report received, aud ordered to betaken into farther consideration on Friday, and to lie printed. HUSBANDRY liWltSES. Mr. CURWENrose to call the attention of the House io that subject. It was not necessary to inform the House, that such was the extent of distress that prevailed all over the country, even in the most favoured districts, that it was quite impossible the country could remain longer in its present condition, if something were not done to relieve the dreadful agricultural distress. There were various objections to the Horse Tax ; it was most vexatious in its operations, for it falls with mo. t weight on those who are least able to bear it. There were several other resources to which the Chancellor of the Exchequer might resort for increasing the revenue ; there was the Game Tax, and an increase might be made on pleasuie horses ; on tallow, too, there might be a tax imposed, which would l> e a great increase. The Hon. Member concluded by J was a difference of 20 per cent, in favour of the latter, ceoded to state tlie several I'nftM^ df expenditure for the year 1320, and the ' income l'iabVl^ pgbe applied to meet tiiat ex p e n d 11 lire, co m p 1 a i n i n g. of tlfe'dstn pi ex nature of the accounts as laid before the House^ Bgter^ s far as he could collect,, the whole arriount of expe^ i^^, for last jj year was I, i2G 763, SG0, for the civil and. militat^ sfahlish- mehts of the country. " In the year 1792. the \ vfilrile_ ex- penditure, civil and military, including the interest national debt, was L. 15.709,000 ; and the estimated ™ come, to meet this expenditure, amounted to L. J 6 212.000. The sinking fund of 1821 had been broken in upon by the Chancellor, ofthe Exchequer, to the amount of five' millions. Iti i792, Ireland was a separate kingdom, and her expenditure for the army, navy, ordnance,. and mis- cellaneous services, amounted to L. 1.200,000. In 1792. the expencesof thearmy, navy, ordnance, and miscellaneous services of Great Britain, had amounted to somewhat more than four millions.; and, in 1820, the expellees of the army alonehad been nine millions ; and the whole had amounted to L. l 9.303,300. Such an expenditure must be cut down, or it would be impossible for the country ever to go to war. The difference between the expenditure of 1792 and 1820 was equal to fifteen millions. There was also a great percentage in the collection ofthe revenue The expence of collecting the Customhouse duties amounted in Great Britain to 13 per cent, and in Ireland to 23.— A Committee had been appointed to inquire into the dif- ferent branches of the public expenditure, by whose la- bours some good had been effected, though it had been appointed by tlie Crown, and not chosen by that House. That Committee ( termed the Committee of Finance) had made a report in June 1817, that L. l7,550,000 was suf- ficient to cover the expence of the army, n< Jvy. ordnance, and miscellaneous services; yet. in 1S18. the estimates had risen L. l. 900.000 above the report ofthe Committee. He conceived that, in the estimates for the present year, the Chancellor of the Exchequer was bound to keep with- in the report of the Committee. It ought also to be kept j in view, that between the prices of 1817 and 1821, there Mr. Lushmgton, Mr. " B. Wilbraham. and Mr. Mansfield, and rejected bv a majority of 86 to 53. CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION. Mr. PLTjNKEfT brought in the Catholic Emanci. pation Bill, read a first, time, and ordered to be read, a second time on Friday, the i ft th of March, and to be printed. Mr. PLUNKE. TT then brought in a Bill to regulate 5- tfchv.? intercourse between persons in Holy Orders, profes- yj- J'.- Catholic Religion and the See of Rome, Read MHnd ordered to be read a second time on the i6th . aR'dfr to . be printed. PARLIAMENTARY REFORM. Mr. LAMYiTON said,, it was decidedly his intention to bring on his trtfjtioti on the subject of Parliamentary ; Reform on the 10th of April. 11 is object would, as last j year, be the extension of the. right of. voting to all house- j holders paying direct taxd^, to abolish all decayed Boroughs, and to restore Trie$^$ lftL Parliaments. A GRICU LTU R A I^ H* X HESS. l\ Tr. GOOCII rose to move for the appointment of a • Committee to inquire into the distress Of tlfe agricultu- > ral interest., After some observations, he concluded by moving, that the " several petitions which had beeHi^ ure- scnted to the House respecting the present state of Tvgrk culture be referred to a Select Committee, to inquire, into i the allegations thereof, and to report thereon to the ; House. The motion, after much debate was agreed to, ! moving " That instructions should be given to the Com- mittee to provide the means to repeal the duty on draught horses solely employed in husbandry." Fhe CHANCELLOR ofthe EXCHEQUER com- plained of the manner in which the subject had been brought forward without notice, but he imagined there must be some misapprehension on the subject; the matter now to be brought under the consideration of the Commit- tee was for the renewal of a mitigated and reduced rate, • which was imposed about three years ago ; and, there- fore, to go into the consideration of the tax itself now would be highly irregular. He was not aware of any substitute that he could propose for it. and could see no probability of such an expectation being realised if it were held out. so that there should be for the present year a reduction of a million below the report of the Committee. He should state the income of the country at 120 millions annually, on which a per centage of 45 § was paid, being 25 per cent, on the interest ofthe national debt, and 22', on in- direct taxation, making in the aggregate 45 § per cent.— With such accumulated burthens to pay, the agriculturist was not in a better state now than he had been in 1792, and was in fact paying all the increase above that period out of his capital. At the same time he was firmly of opinion that nothing but absolute bankruptcy should oc- casion a breach of faith w. t'. i the public creditor. But the fundholder would be more benefited by relief afforded to and the following serve upon it; Mr. Gooch Lord Castlereagh Mr. F. Robinson Lord Althorpe Mr. Bankes Mr. Brougham Mr. Iluskisson Members named as a Committee to Sir H. Pannell Mr. H. Blair Mr. Wodehouse Mr. Irving Mr Western Sir T. Lethbridge Mr. H. Sumner Mr. Littleton Mr. Estcourt Mr. Aid. Bridges Mr. S. Bourne Mr. N. Calvert Mr. Tremayne Mr. Ricardo Sir E. Knatchbull Sir W. Rowley Mr. Curwen Mr. S Wortley Mr. Calthorpe Mr. D. Browne. Mr. Baring Thursday, March 8. The SPEAKER took the Chair at four o'clock, and there being not more than thirty- five Members present, ; X> t> u^ l- is^* W K* | Dundas. Hon T. Dundas, C. MINORITY. Allen, J H Griffiths, J W Ramsden, J C Barratt, S M Hamilton, Lord A Ramsay, Sir A Becher, WW Ilarbord, Hon E Ricardo. Dtvjd tfemiet, Hon II t> Hobhouse, J C Ridley, Sir M Ben von,; Benj Houywood, W P Roberts, Ah Birch, Joseph Hutchinson, Hon C Robinson, Sir G Bright Ft James. W Rowley, Sir W Bury. Visct Johnson, Col Rumbold; , C Campbell. Hon J Lennard. T B Russell., Lord W Calvert, C Lambton, J G Smith, John Coffin, Sir Isaac Lloyd, J M Smith. Hon R Crespigny, Sir W Lushington,' S Suuth. Sam Crompton. Sam Lockhart, J J Smith, Abel Creevey, Thos Maberly, John Sk- arlett, James Cholmeley. Sir M Macdonatd. Ja$ Sefton, Earl of Denisort* W J Martin, John ^ Stanley. Lord Duncannon, Visct Mo. nck, J B Shelley, Sir John Dickinson, W Marjoribauks, S Taylor, M A. Ell ice, Ed Neviile, Hon It Tierney. Rt Hon G Evans. Wm - Newport, Sir J War, re, J A Farqyh arson, A Nugent, Lord Webbe, Ed Ferguson. Sir R COrd, W, Western, C C Folkestone. Vise O^ stilston, Lord Wharton, John Farrand. Robt Palmer. C F Whitbread. S C Gordon. Robt . Parnell. Sir II * Williams. Win Graham,, Sandford Price, Robt Wilson, Sir R Pym, Francis Wyvill, M GrenS| fejas(? oe: Rice, ' F S Teiiri^- Jphn Calcraft and W. I,. Maberly. the public generally, than by any regulations that exclu- sively affected himself. In the event of any change in the Government of the country, he looked to no other place than what he then occupied. But if Ministers were not disposed to make the retrenchments which the state of the country imperiously demanded, they ought to give place to others that would. He should shape his motion so as to obtain the assent of the agriculturist, and of all who were anxious for the honour of the country. The Hon. Gentleman concluded by moving, « " That it appears to the House that the Finance Com- mittee, appointed by the House on the 4th of June 1817, have reported that theexpences of the Army were Navy, Ordnance, Miscellaneous L. 8,500,000 6,000,000 1.165,000 1,700,000 L. l 7.365,000 \ Mr* MONCK contended, that the true means of relief could be derived only from retrenchment, and the reduc- tion of taxes. After some conversation, the House divided— For Mr. Cur wen's motion 65— Against it 122— Majority 57. TRANSFER OF STOCK. Mr. CURWEN said, he never rose with more painful feelings than he now did, accused as he was of showing in the motion, which it was his duty to make, little regard to private property and public credit. lie, however, did not admit the justice of the charge ; but it was fair to avow, that in moving for an account of the Stock transferred at the Bank of England in the last ten years, his direct pur- pose was to point it out as an object of taxation. The first Loan Act which passed in the reign of William and Mary, contained a clause in which it was said, that the annuity paid to the public creditor should be exempt from all burdens. In this he doubted whether Parliament had not exceeded its power, for there was an inherent necessity in the nature of all Governments, that property should pay for the protection afforded it. He contended that even if there bad been no instance in which a tax had been imposed on it. it could not claim an exemption ; but the fat was, it had been subjected to the Property Tax, and Vas now subject to the Legacy Duty. There were grave authorities which supported him in saying that it should take its shaxe Ofthe burdens of the country. In the case of Clerketiwell, in the reign of George I. the Judges de- clared, that property in the Funds might be made available to the support of the Poor. And in a case from Norwich, Lord Ellenborough distinguished money in the funds from money lent on bond ; and stated, that it would be chargeable with poor rates, but for this circumstance, that it could not be shown in any instance to be visible property, arising within a particular parish But, if the fundholders could plead an exemption, they should be the first class to foregoit, as it was so much their interest to encourage the payment of taxes, from which they derived so much. Jt was said, it would be fair to tax the fundholder to a certain degree; but it was asked, where would it stop? . Tt would stop where it should ; for he hoped the House would never tax any class beyond its fair proportion. It . was not sound reasoning to resist a fair and equal tax, lest an unequal one should be imposed. As he thought, there . was a fair claim in justice and expediency that the Funds should he subject to taxation, he did not shrink from the odium of avowing his Opinion. He moved for an Account of all Transfers of Stock at the Bank for the last ten years ( except that transferred to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund), distinguishing each year, and each species of Stock. The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER said, he should oppose the motion, on the broad grounds ofthe basis which the Hon Member had laid for it. He was far from wishing to charge the Hon. Member with aiming at the destruction of public credit and private property, but he was compelled to say that the pioposition of the Hon. Member was fully deserving of all the reprobation . that could be bestowed on it. The Hon. Member had confounded two very distinct" things— a tax on the funds as such, and a tax on th& funds in common with all other property. The furidholdi? rs had submitted to the Property Tax without a murmur, but to subject them to special taxation would be a violation of the faith which had been pledged to them. The question had been much confused by the assertion that the debt had been contracted iti a de- preciated currency. In the years in which the currency was depreciated sums were borrowed not to a greater amount than one- fourh ofthe debt, and this was so mixed \ ip with the rest ( as no one who purchased stock really knew in what year his particular portion was created), that it was impossible to trace it. Any tax that was im- posed on the funds would less affect the rich fundholder than any other. His capital was speedily transferred, and would be transferred, on the first intimation ofthe inten- tion of Parliament, to foreign funds, where he could get a higher interest for his money—( Hear !)— from which lie was now withheld only on account of the supposed superior security and faith of this country. At New York or Paris he might laugh at our taxes. The alarm would soon extend beyond him. The word with all pro- prietorsof stock would \ xesauvc < jui pent. and transfer must soon stop for want of buyers. Then it would be that the Cries of distress and ruin would be heard from the orphan and widows, and from thousands who depended on the funds alone for their support. The good faith of this ! country had been its surest stay in times of danger, and tiie measure which would rob England of its public credit, would deprive it of its best support. The motion was then negatived. A debate of considerable length took place on a motion by Dr. Lushington for an Address to his Majesty, tore- move Thomas Ellis, Esq. from his office as a Master of Chancery in Ireland, which, on a division, was negatived t> y a majority of 112 to 52. Tuesday, March 6, ECONOMY QF EXPENDITURE, !\ fr. MA BERLY rose to bring forward his motion on this subject. He was persuaded nothing but eco- nomy could benefit the agricultural or any other class, and he hoped he should have the support of. all persons in the House on that subject. He would not ask Ministers to repeal taxes, unless he could shew the expenditure could be reduced, He was persuaded a reduction to the amount of L. 5,000,000 might be made in the public ex- penditure ; anil if the present Ministers would not under- take to govern the country under such retrenchments,' they should retire, and suffer others who were ready to under- take it to supply their places. He was decidedly of opi- nion that faith should be kept with the public creditor, but this could only be done bv economy. And he would * endeavour to point out the branches in which such eco- nomj' might take place. To do this, he should take, as be considered he fairly might, the years 1792 and 1820, and compare them. He should do this under four heads m— first, the income of 1792, and then the expenditure for the same year ; next, he should take the expenditure of 1820, and the. income. The Hon. Member then pro- Making a total sum of And whereas it appears that the supplies of 1820 have exceeded the amount recommended by the Committee of Finance in 1817, by L. l, 900,000, it is therefore expedient' to take measures to prevent the expences of the present year from exceeding that recommended by the Committee of Finance in 1817, and recommends for that purpose a reduction of 50 per cent, on all inhabited houses and windows." The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER ob- served. that though the notice of tbe Hon. Gentleman's motion related exclusively to the duties on houses and windows, no mention whatever had been made of those duties in his speech. It could not be imagined that he v ould. on the sudden reply to all the statements of the Hon, Gentleman. In 1792, the taxes had been lower than they had been since the American war ; but soon after the close of that year an increase of the expenditure had taken place. On the comparison of the expenditure of 1792 with that of 1820, the sum of five millions was to be struck for expences which had no existence in 1792.— Since that period the country had nineteen additional co- lonies to defend ; and those additional colonies had the effect ofinereasigg the expenditure at home. He must also state, that the present was not the proper time for the motion ; and- that the Hon. Gentleman seemed to have begun at the wrong end. As the annual votes would come soop before Parliament, that would be the proper time for inquiry. A great source of expence had been created by the pensions to officers, and the half- pay list, but to such expence no man could object who knew how nobly it had been earned. As in a period when the articles of life were dear, the allowances were not increas- ed ; so they should not be diminished in a season of cheapness. In the estimates that would be submitted to the House, it would be found that a reduction of above a million had taken place, and that the total amount would hardly exceed the report of the Committee of 1817. The income of the country was 200 millions, and not 120, as I had been stated by the Honourable Gentleman ; that had \ been the same in which the property tax had been charged j in different proportions, and that tax had not affected the j income from labour. Tho Hon. Geutleman had afforded ' no explanation of the practical part of his motion, nor i why he had selected the tax on horses, as that tax bore ! but in a very small degree on the agricultural interest. — The amount of the tax was L. 3,000,000 ; the duties were collected at a small expence, and the expence of collect- ing the half would be almost equal to that upon the whole. The tax was also paid by the higher classes, and. if taken off, there would be no great ready money taxes. In 1792, a great part of the salaries had been paid by fees and perquisites, the amount of which it was impossible accurately to ascertain. But those had been all done away, and the whole had been now brought under the eye of Parliament. He did not say that no reduction could be made ; for a diminution of expence, to the amount of L. 130.000 annually, had taken place in the management of the Customs. He should meet the motion of the Hon. Gentleman, by moving the previous question. After a long debate, the House divided, for the motion, 83— Against it, 109— Majority, 26. Wednesday, March 7. Mr. JAMES presented a petition from Nathan Broad- hurst, confined in Lancaster jail. The petitioner had been taken up on a charge of treason, but was tried for a misdemeanor, and sentenced to two years imprisonment. The petitioner stated, that his great offence was- that of advocating the opinions entertained by a certain Noble Lord before his accession to office, that of Parliamentary Reform. His letters had all been opened ; he was con- fined in a damp cell, where there was neither chair nor table ; the jailor was most severe, and the petitioner was compelled to work, or to be deprived of part of his al- lowance. Mr. IIOPcNBY defended the character of the jailor, and observed, that the rules of the prison had been de- termined by that humane Judge, ( Judge Bailey.) The power of opening the letters was essential to the good go- vernment of the jail. He, as a Visiting Magistrate, was well acquainted with the prison, and particularly he knew the cell alluded to by the petitioner; and it was as dry and free from damp as any cell in the prison, and no prison could be more dry or healthful than Lancaster Castle was. The petition was then brought up and read. It farther stated, that all newspapers were refused him ; that he had been condemned to a place of peculiar degrada- tion, called the Ditch, and laden with irons 16 days; but they were eventually removed by order of the Ma- gistrates and physicians. On the motion « bat it do lie on the table. I, oid STANLEY and Mr. SUMNERopposed it. and bore testimony to the general good conduct of the jailor. Mr. Serjeant ONSLOW also opposed the reception of the petition, couched as it was in most slanderous lan- guage. Sir II. Wilson, Mr. Hobhouse, Mr. Lockhart, Mr. Bernall, Mr. Lambton, Mr. F. Palmer, Mr. Hutchin- son, Mr. Creevey, Mr. Ben net, Mr. Calcraft, supported the petition, which was. objected to by Mr. C. Wynn, the House adjourned, Friday, March 9. Mr. WALLACE brought up the report of the Com- mittee on Foreign Trade— Ordered to be printed. Sir R. WII SON gave notice, that on the 20th inst. he would move for the production of Sir W. A'Court's letter to the Duke de G. illo, on the subject of British neutrality. BREACH OF PRIVILEGE. Mr. S. WORTLEY complained ofa breach of privi- lege in the Morning Chronicle of 26th February, in the title which it gave to a list of the majority against the reception of Mr. Davidson's petition, and as the news- paper expressed it, " in favour of Lord Castlereagh's admonition to the people of England not to trouble and take up the time of the House with petitions." This was a gross libel, a false libel ; there had been no such pro- position. and no such vote. If the proceedings of the House were noticed, it was important that they should be given fairly and correctly ; and, under all the circum- ; stances, lie called upon the House to vindicate its dignity, and therefore moved, that J. Lambert, the printer, do attend at the bar on Monday next. Mr. G. BEN NET was glad that the Hon. Member had plucked up courage enough to submit his own com- plaints to the House instead of employing some other Gentleman, as in the last instance ( Mr. Hobhouse's pamphlet.) He ( Mr. B.) believed the statement in the Morning Chronicle to be substantially true, and he was , happy that it had been made. Why were any persons \ hurt at the expose? Were they ashamed of what had passed ? Were they ashamed of its going forth that they had voted against the reception of the petition, and even j against its being read ? He moved as an amendment that the House do adjourn. After a long discussion, tbe House divided— For the motion, ... ,.. 155 Against it, ... ... ... 54 Majori ty. ... 121 While strangers were excluded, Mr. Lambton moved Previous Question, and another discussion took place The followrng'^ ejtefc Members, and Members connect- ed with Scotland, vixpj^ ivmotion of Miv Plunkett for the appointment of a Cbni^ iftee to consider of the laws affecting the Roman Catholics : -- MAJORITY Abercrombie, Hn. JFarquharson, A Arbuthnot, Rt. HonFergusson, Sir R. C Fleming. J. Binning, Lord Gladstone. John Blair, J. FT. Glenorchy. Vis. Campbell, Hon. J. Gordon, Robert, Grant, C. Grant, J. P.- Grant, G. M. Grant, F. W. Dun lop, J. Don, Sir A. Ancram, Lord Bruce, Rt. Clerk, Sir George Grant. Dilrymple A. Douglas. John Downie, . Rt. Elliot, Hon. W. IJamilton, Sirll. D. Hume. Joseph K An'edv,. ' f. F. Mackenzw^ i • Macdonald. Mackin tosh, .-^ MHaJ I a rjor i ba n k s/ fj^ H Ramsay, Sir A. Scott. James Smart, Lord J. COURT OF CHANCERY, Feb. 12, IS21. , URLING S PATENT LACE. : SAMUEI. HALL ( of BAFFORD; Notts;)? « . TWr. 2 and OTHERS.-? Miv Hart: moved; for .- an.; Injunction, to restrain the Dew fendants from pirating- and using: tiie; Jjive'tftiVri t> f the Plaintiff'( who is Partner in the House of G. F. Urling and Co.: in the Strand,) for improving- Tin re ad er • Yarn; in infringement;' df the Patent he had Obtained for. the exclusive use of. that Indention. The Letters Patent werq obtained in November, IS 17 ; and tkey stated that the object of the Improvement wias to remove the- projecting fibres from - every , description' of Thread or Yarh. and' render it stronger, smoother,, and finer. The Plaintiff had expended, in eXperirftftntSs anterior to the completion of his Invention, Five Thousand PoiiFids,. an^ upwards ;.< and, from the date of the Patent till the present time, had been in theundisturbedtfossessiori and useofthe Invention, with the exception- that, for some time past, the Defend* an ts had been secretly . u^ ing it. which,- if- they could do safely, it was very natural they would ; for the Plaintiff's Invention, had obtained- a celebrity ofa very distinguish- ed kind amongst those who were. fanciers of Lace under the nartie of " Ufling's new Improved Lace.", It. Was a subject of very great profit to the Plaintiff; and his Lord- ship might form . spine Idea of i; t, s - excellence^ as her late Majesty had granted to Urling. & Co permisson to supply her exclusively with the Lace, her Majesty being a very, good judge of specimens of the kind. - This appointment, together with other circumstances which had given a- de- cided superiority to " Urling sLace." had induced. the at- tempt of the Defendants to hifringe upon Plaintiff's Pa- tent.. , The Plaintiff was not able, for some time, to, bring it home to. the Defendant; but in the course of the prc- v sent month of February, in consequence of his suspicions, he placed a ladder, at night, against a window of the De- fendants' Manufactory, and there very ! clearly saw the Defendants carrying on the process of Improvement in-, vented by him. This was confirmed by four other persons* and certainly, the very midnight. mode of, carrying on tho work was strong evidence of concealment, and an inte'i-. tion of pirating the Invention. His Lordship having ex- amined several specimens of the Lace and Thread of which it is manufactured, granted the Injunction. Hamilton, Lord A. Warrender, Sir G- MINORITY. Fairlie. Sir W. C. Rae, Sir Wm. Fife, Earl of Strathaven, Lord A C. Suttie. Sir J. Innes, John Ure, Masterton Lenox, Lord G. Westenra. Hon II. Lindsay. Hon H. Wemyss, J. Monteith. H. Maule, Hon W. Maxwell. John Titchfield, Marquis Cumming. G. Tavistock, Marquis 1' AILLEO OFF. with Campbell, A. Luttrell, John Clive. Lord Montgomery, J. Wocester, Marquis n Ji; laTe: ias ly the when the Amendment of Mr. Latnbton was withdrawn, and Mr. S. Wortlev also withdrew his motion. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. The CIIANCELLORoftheEXCHEQUER mov- ed the Order of the Day for the House resolving itself into a Committee of Supply. Mr. CRF2KVEY must oppose the motion. Nume- rous petitions had been presented to that House, com- plaining of distress, and yet the only two motions, viz. that of the Member for Abingdon ( Mr. Maberly), and. the Member for Cumberland ( Mr. Cuvwen), with a view to alleviate that distress, had been negatived by the House. He should move as an amendment, thattl e House should take into its consideration the circumstance of Members of that Flouse holding offices under the Crown, and that to the amount of ^? i50,000, atid should move a resolution that an independent House of Commons was essential to the redress of the grievances of the people. Lord PALMERSTON thought the Hon. Gentle- man had made this motion to obstruct the whole march and machinery of the Government. Tbe House would consider that the Mutiny Act expired on the 24th of this month; and unless the number of men were voted the Mutiny Bill must be stopped. He considered this as a record of the Flon. Gentleman's opinion, which he held eleven years ago, of the necessity for Parliamentary Re form. Mr. CALCRAFT could not assent to this motion i for, hostile as he was to the present Administration, he could not consent to clog the wheels of Government; for • lie knew the Mutiny Bill must be renewed. Sir J. NEWPORT and Mr. iiUSKISSON should vote against the motion, because it would interrupt the public business. The House divided— For the motion of Mr. Creevey, 58— Against, it 172— Majority, 154. Lord PALMERSTONE then moved that the House should go into the Committee ; but, after some observa- tions from Mr. Hume, and other Members, which our limits will not at present permit us to detail, it was re- solved that Lord Palmerston should postpone his state- ment till Monday. LONDON, Mark 10 Lady Hood went into waiting on lier Majesty on Wed- nesday for three months. The Queen, in order to evince her high sense of Lady Ann Hamilton's attachment to her Majesty's person, has appointed her Mistress of tlie Robes, heing the highest honour which her Majesty can confer upon her. The Queen hasappoiuted W. A. Madocks. Esq. M. P. of Tregunter. one of her Majesty's Vice- Chamberlains. The Salary is I.. 500 a- year. Messrs. Bailey and Saunders, of Mount- street, the King's cabinet- makers and upholsterers, are appointed undertakers for the management of the Funeral ofthe Princess Elizabeth, tbe daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Clarence On Wednesday night, about half- past nine o'clock, the remains of the Royal Infant were placed in the leaden coffin, having been previously em- balmed under tlie direction of Mr. Mash. It has been fi- nally arranged that the funeral is to take place this day at Windsor, and the body is expected to be rerwrved from the residence of the Duke and Duchess of Clarence, in the King's Palace, St. James's, early in the morning, in one of the Royal Carriages and six, to be followed by one mourning coach, in which the Duke's two principal attend- ants are to follow as Chief Mourners ; the body to be es- corted by a military guard of cavalry to the place of inter- ment. Wednesday, the new Tariff was received from Russia, and we are sorry to say that it is more unfavourable even than was apprehended. The duty on the import of ma- nufactured sugar is advanced to a rate that will operate as a prohibition. This is the consequence of our exclusion of Russian coarse linens from the United Kingdom.— Morn Chron. HAMBURGH, Feb. 27— We have received by ex- press, news from St Petersburg!!, ofthe 13th inst. con- taining ihe following extract from the new Tariff : — IMPORT DUTY. " Hum, and all kinds of brandy. 30, 30, and 40 R. according to the strength, from 10 deg. and under to 15 deg. and above ; silk goods, 4 R. S. per lb. ; wines, in hogsheads. 30 R. S. per hogshead ; ditto, in bottles; 40 copecs per bottle; refined sugars, i{ R. S. per pood ; raw sugars, 1 R. S. per pood."— Hamburgh Borsen Ilall List, Feb 27. We understand that Mr. Canning has been requested by the friends ofthe Catholic cause lo return to England, fur the purpose of giving his support to Mr. Plunkett's bill in the House of Commons, and that tbe arrival of the Right Hon. Gentleman may be shortly expected. It is also said that Mr. Peel will come into office as soon as this question shall have been disposed of.— Globe. On Thursday last a Deputation of six Gentlemen waited upon Alderman Wood, to present a handsome Silver Vase, and an accompanying Address from part of the Inhabitants of tbe Parish of Fulham. The Vase is richly worked with appropriate ornaments and an inscrip- tion. have been received, that a revolution l, een'v( j^ tcd at Tenerifl'e, similar to that which has la taken place itr Portugal and Madeira. The body of John Scott, Bsq. was buried yesterday morning in the interior of St. Martin's. Church, Strand The body was conveyed in a hearse and four, followed by 1S mourning coaches filled by friends of the deceased, and seven private carriages. The concourse of the people was s< i great in the streets through which the procession passed, as to retard its progress^ ' . • ,. The Report of his Majesty's Commissioners for build- ing new Churches. has been printed in ptiMNjH^ of the order of the House of Commons. It state^|^ HhL000?. ought tobe the amount of the largest allowal'wjpbiti.' d for building any Church— that the residence,'"!' atlij^ t 1000 persons four mil. s from their parish church shoOhl^ be a necessary qualification, and that since the formaiiolff! of the Board, lj'S applications have beep ma le for aid. 45 of which have been rejected ; 25 applications have been postponed, from the apprehension that the Parliament*! y. fu nil will be exhausted by the completion of the churches and chapeis they have already proposed to build At the Cumberland Assizes, on Friday the 2d instant; Francis and James Jollie, proprietors of the Carlisle , Journal, were found Guilty of a libel on the Slarquis of j Queensberry, published ill that paper on the 17th June 1820. Sentence will be pronounced in the Court of King's Bench, London. MARKETS, Sfc. CORN " EXCHANGE, March 9. There have been but few arrivals Of any grain since. Slonday. in consequence of which every article of fine quality supports last day's prices; hut the inferior descrip- tions meet heavy sale, while prime samples of Wheat and Barley were readily disposed of AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN, By the quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels, and of Oatineal per boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, from the Re- turns received iti the week ending March 3. AVERAGE Wheat, Rye, Barley, - 23s 6d I Oatmeal, Oats, - - 17s 7d I Bear or Big <"> r ENGLAND AND 53, 5d | Beans, 34,< 7d Pease t WA I, Its. 29- 33- 19s 00s 9,1 Oil 4d OOd The average price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, com. puted from the returns made in the week ended Slarcli 3,. is .35s. 9jd. per cwt. duty exclusive. HADDINGTON CORN MARKET. March IT A middling supply of Wheat in market, which met with a quick sale Prices nearly the same as last day Wh- at. First— 32s Second- 30s Third— 28s Od Od Od same as last day. 1 Tiarley. Oats. Pease. Beans. | 21s Od 20s fid 17s Od ISs Od j ISs Od 17s Od 15s 6( 1 15~ s 0( 1 | ie's od 15s Od 13?, Od 13s 0( 1 I his ( lav there were 563 bolls of Oatmeal in Edin- burgh . Market— Retail price per peck of best oatmeal. Is. Id. second Is. Od. MAJORITY AND MINORITY OS Mil. MABERI. Y'S MOTION FOR REDUCING TWO MILLIONS or TAXES BY A RKDUCTION OF THE EXPENDITURE OF THE COUNTRY. MARCH 6. MAJORITY. Attwood. SI Don, Sir A Aclatid, Sir T Doveton, Gab Arbuthnot, Rt HnDavis, Hart (' Dodson, J Alexander, James Ellis, Thos Binning. Lord French, A Browniow, C Fane, John Burrett, Sir C Grant, F \ V- Burrell, W Grant, G SI Browne, Rt Hn DGrant, A C Marryat, Jos Slansfield, John Maenaghten, A Mountcharte|. I. ord Nightir. gale^ Sir M Ommaney, Sir F l'itt, Jos Phipps', Gen Prendergast, M G Portman, K B Nairn, 1st Tuesday Dunkeid, 8th day Dornoch, 1st Wednesday Dutnblane. 1st Wednesday Perth, I st Friday Mintlaw, 2d Tuesday Dunfermline, 15th d ly Tain Spring Fair. 3d Tues. Banchory Ternan, Midlen- t.'. z^ I . • I-, FAIRS. MARCH—( New Stile.) trail Fair, last Thurs. ( Old Stile.) Slarnoch, 1st Tuesday Inverury. 2d ditto Locliel. do. 3 per C Con. | 5 per Ct N. j 3 § per Cent. 4 per Cents. PRICE OF 73IM 10SX . shut, shut Browne, P Browne, J Bankes, FI Blair, J Blake, R Burgh, Sir II Grant, Rt Hon C Paget, Hon B Giddy. D Gladstone. John Gordon, Hon W Gilford, Sir R Hoi ford, G P Rae, Sir Wm Rus ell, J W Robinson. Rt Hon F Somerset, Lord G Beresford, Lord GHuskisson, Rt HonSiittie, Sir J Beresford, Sir J W Bathurst, Rt Hn BHamilton, Hans Hill, Sir G F Harvey, Sir E Hartopp, G Hart, Gen Irving, John I tines, Sir Hugh Knatchbull, Sir F Castlereagh, Vise Cust. Hon P Crawley, Sam Cockburne, Sir G Calvert, John Clive, II Cheere, E M Collett, EJ Clerk, Sir G Courtenav. T P Cooper, R B Cripps, Jos Cocks, Hon J Calthorpe, Hon F Lascelles, W Cumniing, Geo Lindsay, H Childe, W L Clinton, Sir II Douglas, W K Dunally, Lord TELLEUS- Stuart, Sir John Scott, Hon W Stopford, Lord Sheldon, R Townshend, Lord J Thompson, Wm Talk, C A Vansittart, Rt Hon N Kingsborough, LdVernon, George Kerr, D Ure. M Lovaine, Lord Walker, J Littleton. Ed Wallace, Rt Hon T Long, Rt Hon C Wood, Col Lethbridge, Sir T Warrender, Sir G Wodehouse, Ed Wilson, Thos Lloyd, J S Lockhart,- W Metcalfe, H Martin, R E Wilmot, R Wemvss, J Wells, John Wilson, Sir II H. Goulburn and S, Lu& hington. The cause of Parliamentary Reform, we are happy to find, is making considerable progress in every part of the country, and amongst all classes of his Majesty's sub- jects, from the humblest individual in the State to the roost distinguished Peer of the Realm. In the course of the present spring the County of York will, we believe assemble under the auspices of the wisest, the most pa- triotic, and the most elevated men in the county, to pro- nounce the opinion of its inhabitants. That the House of Commons, as at present constituted, does not fully and fairly represent the nation in Parliament, and that it is highly expedient to obtain such a Reform in the Constitu- tion of that House, as will render it an effectual repre- sentation of tbe people"— To give effect to the prayer of a Petition grounded on these views of national policy will be proper to pray also for the removal of men from power who are the pledged adversaries of all efficient Re form, both Parliamentary and economical ; and for a sys- tem of Government, which, by conciliating tile confidence and securing the affections ofthe great body ofthe nation, can dispense with a large standing army in time of peace, and rule without the agency of Laws at variance with the J genius of a Constitution famed in every quarter of the \ world fur its enlightened spirit of freedom.—•( Leeds Mer- J curi/) 1 Mr. Sheriff Waithman has great credit for having inde- fatigably and successfully ascertained the innocence of an interesting youth, of the name of White, who was con- demned to death, and was ordered for execution on the 31st of January, on evidence that has been clearly dis- proved. lie was seized by a person in the crowd, at a fire in Wardour Street, as a pickpocket, an attempt heing made to rob the person of his watch, and this youth being near, was accused of the crime, A spectator who saw the attempt, justified the youth, but his evidence was not credited, as he was supposed to be an accomplice. The ingenuous conduct of young White, while in prison, and after his condemnation, made such an impression on Air. Sheriff Waitlnnan in his favour, that he exerted himself to discover the truth, as well as to learn all the particulars ofthe boy's family, connections, and previous character ; all of which turmd out most favourable— and finally, the fact of his innocence was put beyond a doubt by the alH davit of a respectable gentleman, who was wholly ignorant of White's unfortunate situation, but who, on being re- ferred to. deposed, that he saw the youth at the fire a few minutes before the at'. etnpt a: robbery, ami spoke to him ; at which time the youth was alone, evidently a mete spectator of the conflagration. The facts being verified to Lord Sldmoutb. the Wo thy Sheriff had the beartr'elt satisfaction of piocuriilg his .' ilnjesty's pardon, and of re storing the grateful youth to the b « sum uf bis family, Sligvie. do. Tarves, 2d Tdcs. Si Wed. Fraserburgh. 2d Wed. Old Deer 2d Thursday Marnoch. 5d Tuesday Lenabo. jd 1' ues. & Wed, Udny, the day before Cornhill, Lady Fair, 25thf day. of Ist Thursday after Huntlv, last Tuesday Turriff last Tues. & Wed. Fochabers, last Wednesday Ochterarder, 10th day Kenmore, 1st Tuesday. STOCKS. India Bonds, 43- 17 pr. Ex. Bills, 2 5 3 pr. Lottery Tickets, 271. 18s. Cs. for Acc. 72| 73$ NAVAL REGISTER. FROM LLOYD'S MARINE LIST, March£. The Applecross. Citrgill, from Liverpool to Limerick was Wrecked on Thursday night near Point Lynas. Part it j ofthe materials saved. The Johns of Campbeltown. Clark, from Dublin td the Clyde was abandoned by the crew 7th ult. off the Calf of Man. and towed into Peel the next morning by some people from the shore. MARCH 9.— The Dart. Vaux. arrived in tfre River from Smyrna, sailed 5ih ultimo, and off Sicily sp, ke the Howe, of Penzance, from Palermo to Terranova and was informed that a violent gale of « hid at N. E. had been experienced at Palermo, and that 17 or 18 Vessels bad been hist there. MALTA. Feb. 12. A hurricane was experienced here a few days since which did considerable damage. The custom- house was blown down and several vessels were sunk. The Mary and Catharine, Pace, from Liverpool to Boston, put into New York 8th ult. with the loss of top- masts, boats, and bulwarks stove, and would be obliged to discharge and repair there. The Perseverance of Chepstow, from Ayr to Cork, put into Belfast 5th inst, leaky, and tt was supposed would be obliged to discharge NEWCASTLE, March 3.— Yesterday ma'nj ships received considerable damage by a heavy fresh breaking them adrift. VESSELS SPOKEN WITH. William Howe, Clyde to New Orleans, 1nt . Inst. lat. 49. long. 18. by the Liverpool. M'Lellau. arrived at Li- vei pool. Sarah of New York, bound to Greenock, 17th ulf. lat. 50. 13. long. 21. 1. with loss of masts, in a hurricane at S. S. W. on tbe 8th ult. lat. 43. N. long. 00, 30, W. by the Marquis of Salisbury . packet, arrived at Falmouth, The Cofomandel arrived ir, the Downs from Madras, sailed on the 1 jfth October, and the Cape 14th December - . left at the Cape the Pilot and Essex for London ; Blueher and Princess ltoyal for England; and Dora, for New Suuth Wales ; the Norfolk, for London, was turning into VALUABLE AND SCARCE BOOKS. " table Bay the day she left The Coromatidcl has been three weeks beating up the Channel against strong easterly winds and observed a number of homeward- bounds in tbe Channel. The Cherokee. Capt. Jones, arid Pigmy, Lieut. Hills, arrived at Plymouth oil Thursday morning, with tbe Dutch schooner Pieter and Emma, from Amsterdam, ostensibly botlrul to Batavia, with a cargo of IOOO cases of gin, specie, gold watches, provisions, & c. V ben first discovered, about ten o'clock on Wednesday morning, she j was laying- to about five tmiiesoH Falmouth, but observing i a boat lowered from the Pigmy, made sail. The Pigmy • immediately chased, and fired 56 shot at her, with- tit > bringing her to, until five o'clock in the evening, when the Cherokee, from Greenock, corning down Channel crossed her and prevented her escape. Tbe 1' ieter and. Emma is American built, about 125 tons burden, and armed with two carronides, commanded by Captain . Chambers ( a Scotchman) with a crew ef eleven men, two of whom are English, and the rest foreigners. EDINBURGH, March IS. JURY COURT. The following are the appointments for the Spring I Circuits of that Couit t — NO A RIL.— Loan CHIEF COMMISSIONER. Perth .. Thursday April 19. • Aberdeen ... Monday April 23. WEST.— LOHD PITMILLY. Glasgow Monday April 16. Stirling Wednesday April 18. SOUTH— LOITN GILLIES. Jedburgh Thursday April 26. Dumfries Tuesday May 1. Ayr... « ... Monday May 7. , No cause will be tried at the above- Circuits, unless no- tice of trial is given ou or before tbe 21st March instant. Tlie Senate of tbe University of Glasgow have conferr- ed the degree of LL. D. on Vincent Wauostrodit, Esq. of Alfred House, Camberwell, Surrey. Ou the 11th January, Mr. John Paton was ordained minister of tbe parish of Del ting, presbytery of Shetland, • vacant by tire translation of the Rev. J., hu Simpson to the parish of Sirotisay, presbytery of North Isles, Ork- - t'. ev. Thursday his Majesty's proclamation respecting tbe ' new gold coinage was read at tbe Cross, accompanied by the usua% rrmalities. It will consist of Sovereigns and half Sovereigns, of the current value of 20s. and 10s. On Tuesday night, the William' and Ann Dexterity, and North Pole, of Leith, and the Caledonia of Kirkaldy, sailed from the Iioads, for the Davis' Straits whale fishery. SUPERFINE CLOTHS CASSI. MERES, HATS, AND HOSIERY. JOHN COLLI SON respectfully intimates, that his Assortment of Fashionable WOOLLEN DRA- PERY GOODS, for the SPUING, is come to band, and • ill he found very excellent at tbe prices ; consisting of West of England Superfine Saxony BLACK and BLUE CLO rilS— and other fashionable colours. West of England best Superfine Double and Single Milled CASS! MERES. choice colours and qualities. Yorkshire Broad and Narrow CLOTHS, of every des- cription, at all prices. SILK. FLO It I NTINE. and FANCY VESTS. SCOTCH and ENGLISH BLANKETS, HATS, and GLOVES. FLANNELS. HOSIERY and I. TNENS. J. C. bason hand, an assortment of BLACK BOM- IS A'ZETS, CAMBRIC MUSLINS, and several articles in tbe Linen Drapery Line, at reduced prices. FAMILY MOURNINGS furnished, on the shortest notice. . Union Street, March 6, 1821 FO R PIC TO U A ND MIR A MICIIJ,. TIIE FINE FAST SAILING ELLIO AIMWF. LL, 400 Tons Burthen, . JOHN MORISON, COMMANTJEH, I Is ready to receive Goods on Board, for the shove Ports, and wi I sail by the 20th March. Those intending to go Passengers cannot jneet w ith a better opportunity, as the vessel has superior accommodation; and Mr. Morison is well known as a most experienced and careful Master ; to whom applica- tion may be made, on board the Vessel; or to Donaldson Rose. Commerce Street. Aberdeen. Feb. 14, 1821. • FOR ST. JOHN'S, NEW BRUNSWICK, THE FINE BRIG A NTINE stA-' XV ALEXANDER, THOMAS CUMMING, MASTER, 300 Tons Burden, Will be ready to receive Goods on board, for the above Port, by the 5th of February, and will now positively sail in a few days ; has excellent accommodation for l'as- lrfneers. For Freight or Passage, apply to GEORGE THOMSON. ( tuay, Feb. 2, 1821. 1TRST SPRING SHIP FOR QUEBEC. The Fine Fast Sailing Coppered Brig V E N U S, f 250 Tons Burthen, ALEX. ANDERSON, MASTER. ( Late of the Patriot.) This Vessel has superior accommodation for passengers, being fitted up for the trade ; will be ready to receive Goods by the 1st February, and sail the 25th March. For Rate of Freight and Passage, apply to. ROBr. CATTO. . Aberdeen, 9th Jan. 1821. FOR QUEBEC AND MONTREAL, _ f » —, The fine fast, sailing Brig NOR v A L, ^ TFFIF& J^ FT JAMES LESLIE, COMMA MM. 195 tons Register, or 250 tons Burthen, Is now ready to receive Goods on boaril for the above Torts. Having a great part of her Caigo engaged, will saTI'by the 30th March. Accommodation for Steerage Passengers will be found * » ry comfortable, and the rates moderate. Intending Shippers aiVd Passengers w ill please make early at plica- lion. at Mr. Af. r. x. FORBES' Office, Marisclial Street, or to the MasteV on board. FIRSr SPRING SHIP/ or PIIILADEPHIA. THE FINE FA- ST SAILING BRIG DOUGLAS, JOHN MOI It, COMMANDER, About 220 Tons Burthen ; w ill be on the Birth at Newcastle, the 1st of March next, for the reception of Goods and Passen- gers, for the above port. The Douglas, after leaving Newcastle, will call at Aberdeen. This vessel has excellent accommodation for Passengers. 1' or freight and passage, apply to Messt'S. Greener and Steel. Brokers, Newcastle ; or to JOHN DICKIE, Aberdeen, Feb. 5. 1821. James Street. BRIG MARY FOR SALE. There will be exposed to public Sale, within the Lemon Tree Tavern, upon Saturday the 24th instant, at six o'clock evening. The good Brigantine MARY of ABERDEEN, I With her float boats, tackling, and appa- _ cl, as she presently lies in this harbonr. The~ Mory is a strong oak built vessel, of 1.38 tons per register, built in the year 1810, of the best materials ; is abundantly found in good and useful stores, part of wbiih is nearly new. This vessel is fit either for tbecoasting or American trade ; and as particular circumstances render the sale necessary, she will be ptrt up at a very low price, so that a great bargain may be expected. For particulars, application may be made to GEORGE ALLAN. Vnion Street, March 16, 1821. The following Theological 3nd other valuable Books are now on sale, by G. CLARK, ABERDEEN, and • CLARK 4- SANGSTER, PETERiikxb. POLYGLOTT BIBLE— Hebrew, English, Greek, and Latin, all in one vol. just published. Hebrew Bibles, with or without Points. Hebrew Grammars and Lexicons. Greek Testament, with Latin or English Translation, various Readings. In one vol. Vulgate Bible, Paris { edition,. 1662, good as new, folio. Henry's Commentary in 5 or 6 vols. 4to. Ditto New Testament, 2 vols, diito. Brown's Family Bible. 2 vols, ditto. Bibles in 4to. Svo. 12ino. and Pocket size, in various Bindings. Homer's Odyssea, Foulis splendid folio edition, 1758. Clark's Homer's Iliad and Odyssea, ,2 Mil. each. Homer! Ernesti Opera, 5 vols. Glasgow, 1814. Cruden's Concordance to tbe Bible, 4to. Whitby and Burkitt's Commentaries; Guy's Paraphrase on the- New Testament. Campbell on the Gospels. M'Knight on the Epistles. Dr. Chalmers' Commercial Sermons, just published, with alibis oilier Works. The Scotch Minister's Assistant, scarce. Shakespeare and Spectator. Josephus' Burn's, Harvey's, and Willisoti's Works. Blair, I ogan, Horslev, and Ogden's Sermons, & c. 1' aley's Works, 4 vol. Pocket siz » , cheap and handsome edition. Hogarth's' Graphic Works, containing 160 Engravings in 4to. Gentle Shepherd, with Engravings of the Scenery. 2 vol. Royal Svo, jrj- Orders received for new Books, and transmitted to Edinburgh Weekly, and to London Monthly. £ arD. R. SHAND having withdrawn from the Con- cern of SIMPSON, SHAND. & CO. the pub- lic are respectfully informed, that the business will in fu- ture be conducted by . Mr. ROBERTSON, from . Messrs. Lv. u. i. & Co. under the firm of SIMPSON, ROBERTSON. § CO. who beg to solicit a continuance of the favour of their friends, assuring them that every attention shall be paid to their interest ISroad Street, Corner of Nelherkirhgate. ? February 28, 1821. > N. li— The Accounts of SIMPSON, SHANK, & Co. mil be settled by S. R. & Co. " SEED OATS. UST Landed, from Angus- shire, a Parcel of very superior POTATOE and ZEALAND OATS. Applv to ROB. STEEL, Marischal Street. Aberdeen, March 16, 1821. FOR SALE, UTCII FLAX, and CLOVER SEEDS, just landing, ex ROTTERDAM PACKET Apply to MACFAHLANE & THORBURN. Aberdeen, 13th March, 1821. HOUSE TO LET, FOR OAS OR MORE YEARS. rpil AT neatand comfortable HOUSEin Drum's JFT. Lane, presently occupied by tbe Rev. Mr. Wilkin- son Entry at Whitsunday first. Enquire at Messrs. Charles and Alex. Gordon, Ad- vocates, Castle Street; or. Mr. Johnston, Hroomhill. BOOKS, & c. SAI. E, FOR REIIOOFCF CREDITORS. There will be sold, on Friday next, the 16th curt, and following Evenings, at 6 o'clock, in MORTIMER and M Leon's Sale Room, Gallowgate, rjHlli whole Stock of BOOKS and MISCEL- i. LANJfOUS ARTICLES belonging to their Bankrupt Estate. Among the books will be found many Standard Works of merit, in excellent order; catalogues will be ready for delivery in the Sale Room, and the Books may be seen tbe day preceding the sa'e. Also, on Saturday tbe 24th, at II o'clock forenoon, will he sold, at the above Sale Room, a quantity of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, together with the whole FURNITURE and LAMPS belonging to the lioom. The whole will be sold without reserve. Those Debtors of Messrs. M. & M L. who have not yet settled their Accounts are requested to do so, without de- lay. otherwise prosecutions muit be commenced therefore ; and those who have not already lodged their Claims against tbe Estate, w ill please give them in to Alexander Copland, Advocate. Queen Street, with as little delay as possible, that the Trust may be soon wound up. March 13, 1821. MR. IIILt RE;, PECTI ULLY informs the Ladies and Gen- tlemen of Aberdeen and Vicinity, that they have the present opportunity of purchasing, frnm his Sale, a number of elegant and valuable BOOKS, and other ARTICLES. 1" r • Private S rle is from ton to three O'clock, every lawful day; and the Public Sale, by Auction, in the evenings, at half past six o'clock, till farther notice. On Wednesday, at twelve o'clock, noon, there will be sold off a select Collection of rare, and valuable BOOKS, the property of a Gentleman. Piinted Catalogues tb be bad at the Sale Room. Among which are, .. A splendid copy of Heath and Stockdale's SHAKES- PEARE, 6 vol quarto, co- t 211. ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNIC A. .5th and best j edition, with all the Parts of the new Supplement, as j far as published,- new in boards, cost 441. I5s. Copy of tbe EDINBURGH REVIEW, 29 vol. neat- ! ly brtund, cost 1 » (. 16s. 8d. to Subscribers. j With many other valuable Books, for that. Day and \ Evening's sale. The whole to ire sold off without re- • set ve. Full value given for Old Books. Aberdeen, March 16, 1821. 77/ ti VHfH) IS/ r/,/<:. I.. I-...... I—. ... III.!..!. . I. lio. l. l. ... . .... J,.,. ' . . . A BERDK E. V.- SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 1821. TO CARTERS. THE COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE I/' OR this City, herefby intimate, that thev mean to let the Dung of the" STREETS in FA RM, for the term of ONE YEAR, from and after the 31st March next. The Tacksman tobe bound to collect and carry off the Dung, and submit to the Regulations established by the Board, which are prepared, and to be seen at the Polite Office, Broad Street. Tenders to be given in, on or before Saturday the 17th March. In the event of the Streets not being let in tbe manner above proposed, the Commissioners will contract with any Person for Carting the Dong from the same to the Pub- lic Dung Hills, for One Year, from the 31st ol March. Tenders to be lodged as above. Bv appointment of the Board. ' JOHN CHALMERS, CLERK. Aberdeen, Feb. 20, 1821. NFJV LIME. rpHE FARMER LIME COMPANY have JL received the first LIME of the season, and will continue to have a regular supply. This Company was formed some years ago, by numerous Farmers, for the purpose of obtaining / or themselves the best English I. itne at the cheapest rate ; and since then, the public have been served with better lime and at a less price than formerly. The Farmer Lime Company will always have the best lime, and dispose of it at tbe lowest price possible. . The arrangements which they have made enable them to lower the price this season. And they are confident that the public will always find it their interest to deal with them. The usual credit will be given, but those whochuse to buy with ready money will find it particularly advantageous to do so ; aud it is requested, that all who intend to fa- vour this Company with their orders, will be very Careful to direct their servants and others, carrying lime from them, " To the Farmer Lime Comjxmy"— as mistakes have frequently occurred, persons who conceived they were getting then lime from this Company not having done so. The Company are about to place their business at Kintore upon a different and more advantageous footing for their customers than formerly. In the meantime, a proper supply will be found there, and at Port Elphin- ston. Mr. JOHN GILL, the Company's late Manager, bas now no concern whatever with their business : — Mr. GEO. CllUICKSIlANK is the present Manager at Aberdeen; and SEBASTIAN DAVIDSON, Assistant. Cus- omers will please attend to this. ^ umnmrp of politics. AS it appears not at all improbable, that the King of Naples may accompany the invading Aus- trian army, and enter the Neapolitan territory as an enemy, we shall, ill that case, have an opportunity j of knowing the nature of the instructions given to our naval officer, commanding the squadron of observa- tion now in the Bay of Naples. Sir VV'. A " COURT declared, that the squadron would not interfere, un- less insult should be offered to the Royal Family ; and it will no doubt be held to be an insult, when hissubjeits meet him with arms in their hands, and resist his authority, as being ' himself under constraint and not a free ' agent. That the people of Naples have nothing to expect from the good will of the British Government is sufficiently apparent, froin the refusal of the request of some officers to have permission to volunteer for tiie defence of Naples ; and as our navy had the honour of conveying FER- DINAND on his way to the Convention of Lavbach, there to receive his instructions Irom METTKUNICH, it will afford no matter for surprize, should our squadron be found still farther serviceable in pro- moting the views of the Holy Alliance. It is true, that in Parliament the conduct oft be allied Sovereigns has been condemned as unjust in the extreme ; but Ministers possess strong powers of persuasion, an^ a well taught majority mav see matters iu a different point of view, when re; d or pretended expediency comes to be concerned. " 1 never think about the business before Parliament ( said a Member of the Honourable House some twentv- four years ago) Mr. PITT thinks for me ;" and perhaps the race of implicit believers in ministerial infallibility may not be quite extinct in the present day. Iu the mean time, it is certain, that Lord CASTLEUEAGH'S circular, declaring the neutrality of Great Britain, in as far as regards Naples, has excited no small surprize upon the Continent; as it was understood, according to a communication from Vienna, that the allied Sovereigns had assured themselves of the full co- operation of England, in putting down the new Neapolitan Constitution. With regardto Spun, the French Government has been most explicit, assuring the King and Government of Spain, that they will not in any way interfere with the constitu- tional system established in that cenmtry; farther adding, that the French territory or frontiers shall not he made use of by any power whatever, for the pur poses of hostility, or with a view to disturb the order established by an independent nation for lite manage- ment of its own local concerns. Is it possible, that the powers of Russia, Austria, and Prussia, are pursuing plans against the liberties of independent States, of w hich the French Government really dis- approves ? If so, an extraordinary and unexpected state of affairs may soon occur on the Continent; for report says, that the Emperor ALEXANDER is about to send a fleet into the Mediterranean, with an army ostensibly to act with the Austrians, but it is suspected, with ulterior views against tbe Otto- man Empire. Bv the latest accounts from Naples, the hostile armies were very nearly in contact on the 23d of last mouth, the Neapolitans having advanced into the Papal territory to meet the enemy. Whatever may be tbe issue of the contest, an excellent spirit has manifested itself amongst, the people of Naples, the news of the approach of the Austrian ® having been received in many places with demonstrations of joy, such as ringing of bells, firing guns, and the most enthusiastic and confident anticipations of vic- tory. In Spain, it appears that serious misunder- standing still exists between the Corte3 and their King, who had been, by letters of tbe 2d inst. pre- vented from appearing in public for some davs, bv the insults of the populace ; and on the opening of the Cortes on the Ist, he delivered a speech which excited great indignation, and it was feared would lead to some sanguinary commotion. That I* ER- DINAND has never been the sincere friend of the liberties of his country is sufficiently well known ; and he mav very probably have received encourage- ment from the allied Sovereigns, to attempt to pre- pare the Cortes for a recurrence to the ancient re- gime ; but there is too much information, as well as oublic spirit in Spain, to permit any rational hope of success in such an enterprtze. At the same time, that the Spanish revolution cannot be considered as being even now fully established. FOR MIRAMICHI DIRECT, THE FINE BRIG MARGARET, JAMES AIKEN, . MASTER, 22G Tons per Register. She will be ready to receive goods by 1st March, and is un- der contract to sail on 25lh of that month, having excellent accommodation for Passengers. For rate of Freight or Passage, apply to ROBERT CATTO, King Street, or to WM. ITDDES, at R. Catto's Shop, every Friday. Aberdeen, FtS. IS, 1821. The report of the surrender of Lima, to the In- dependents under Lord COCHRANE and General SAN MARTIN, although it has Ireen contradicted, comes from so many quarters, and so many concur in the principal facts, that we are ranch disposed to believe the capital of Peru, and indeed of South America, now in the hands of the Patriots. The first accounts were frotn New York, stating, that the news had been received in that city, both from the Bahama Islands and Isthmus of Darien ; and the Glasgow frigate, arrived at Portsmouth, from the Bay of Naples, brings the intelligence, that the day they left Gibraltar, information was received direct from Cadiz, that Lima had surrendered to Lord COCHRANE and General SAN MARTIN.— Should this intelligence be confirmed, the result will be most important to the cause of the Patriots. The acquisition of immense treasure— the great quantity of mihta. y stores— the ships of war in the harbonr of Callao— will enable them to prosecute the war with redoubled vigour, while the Rovalists are deprived of their principal resources. Such an event, happening when a Revolution is taking place in Portuguese South America, must tend to tile speedy establishment of Independence all ever that Continent, from the Isthmus of Daricu to Cape Horn. The proceedings in Parliament have of late been distinguished by a greater degree of liberality, than lias been observable in them for a good many years past. The claims of tile Roman Catholics, so ably advocated by Mr. PLUNKETT and other eminent speakers, appear to be now in a favourable train ; and tlie distressed situation of the conhtry is now admitted by- all, although a majority is still found to vote for a' most enormous military establishment, hitherto considered as altogether unnecessary in the time of profound peace. . The most singular feature of the present times is, that while all classes in so- ciety experience great distress, and their property is diminishing dav by day in value, the doctrine is still held, that faith must' inviolably lie kept with the Fundholder, who, amidst the general calamity, is said to have alone the right to escape all inconveni- ence, and stiller not the smallest loss. This doctrine, however, has fewer supporters than it had ; and in no long time it may be discovered, that there is noth- ing more sacred in , the property of the Fundholders, than in that of any other, part of the community. Whether a reduct ion of interest on the public debt shall be adopted, a3 the means of bringing the. Fund- holders to nearly the same condition as others, we have not the means of knowing ; but it would be too much to expect, that tlie country shall be sacrificed for their sake, and the onimjraired possession of their property. It appears to be now determined upon, that his Majesty is to visit Ireland next summer ; and several Noblemen have been apprized that he intends to honour their mansions with his presence. Slane Castle, on the Bovne, the seat of the Marquis CONYNGIIAM, and Elavnev Castle, in the county ofCavati, the seat of Lord BLAYNEY, are already mentioned ; and it is believed, he will proceed through a considerable part of Ulster. Next summer, ac- cording to common report, fie intends to visit Scot- land, so as to make himself generally acouainted with the appearance of the countries over which he holds sway. MARRIAGE— On the 24th ult. at Egg: e, by the Rev. Mr. Forsyth, WILLIAM LUMSOKK, Esq. residing at Orrok, to Miss MAY, eldest daughter of Mr. Lumsden, Eggie. DEATHS. — At Montreal, Lower Canada, on 22d January, 1821, Mr. JAMES BIRSS, Merchant, ; a native of Kincardine O'A'iel. in the 52d year of his age, and for 30 years a resident in Montreal.— His death is universally regretted. At Madeira, on the 27th of December last, Captain JONATHAN D. MICIISE, 2d Regiment Cavalry, Hon. East India Company's Service, Bombay Establishment. On tl. e 1st cur. t. Mr. UOUCRT ABEIIDEIN, late Merchant in Aberdeen, aged 47. At Montrose, on Friday last, Mrs. KEITH, wife of Captain Alexander Keith, of the Spencer whaler. At Bonnytown, lately, in the 84ih- year of his age, JAMES ANIVERSON,. Gardener at Freefield. He was an honest respectable man, and had been a servant in the Freefield family for the unusual period of nearly 78 years. The Principal and Professors of Marischal College and University, Aberdeen, have spontaneously conferred the Degree of D. D. on the Rev. JOSEPH PATERSON, one of the Ministers of Montrose. SICK MAN'S FRIEND. That all imposition upon this Institution may be pre- vented. it has been agreed upon, that a general Visitation of the different objects, al their dwellings, shall take place, in order that the Society may Ire satisfied that the whole are Sit k Poor, and consequently proper objects of the public bounty. The Treasurer embraces this opportunity of expressing his most grateful acknowledgments for the following sums, being a most seasonable supply at this time, when the ftinds are so nearly expended. John Ewen, Esq. - - - ^ 110 A Young I- ailv, - - „ 0 5 0 From the Executors of the late Mrs. C. Kil- gour, per Thomas Sangstcr, Esq. 201. / IS 0 0 ( deduct duty. .21.) ... 3 The Treasurer of the Aberdeen Auxiliary Bible Society has received, from an unknown Friend, by the bands of tbe Rev. I). SAGE, the sum of Twenty Pounds sterling in aid of the funds of that institution. The Treasurer of the Infirmary and Lunatic Asylum has received, from the Right Rev. Bishop Skinner, and Alex. Chivas, Esq. Executors of the late Mrs. Charles Kilgour, Netherkirkgate. by the haudsof Thomas Saogs- ter, Esq. Advocate, A Legacy to the Infirmary, of - £ 20 O 0 Ditto, to the Lunatic Asylum. - 20 0 0 He bas also received, by the hands of Bishop Skinner, for behoof of the Lunatic Asylum, from a Friend to the Institution, in the parish of Udny, a Donation of £ 10. We learn, by a Decision of the Justices of Peace for Aberdeen, the 5th curt, in an action raised by the Parish Kirk Beadles, they were found entitled to the Baptism Fees claimed by them. Frotn day to day. we are furnished with incidents in- teresting to the public, which we take great pleasure in laying before them, with every accuracy in our power. We cannot omit to mention, the high estimation we have formed of the Panorama of Waterloo r it requires 110 re- commendation, it has already gained the interest of our citizens so much, as totally to exceed our most sanguine expectations. To those who have an alliance to that memorable battle, we earnestly invite their presence to such a meritorious representation, which, in our opinion, surpasses any thing of the kind we ever witnessed. " Of Scotia, see thy sons in warfare striae* " While man to man in combat seem alive. The Earl of FIFE, before he set out this season for Lon- don, generously ordered 70 barrels of coals to be distri- buted among the most necessitous in tbe too n of Turriff. Last winter also, the sufferings of the poor iu that place were greatly alleviated by a similar donation from his Lord- ship, as well as by a libera! allowance of meal and money from the same noble and truly benevolent individual. On Sunday evening, about 8 o'clock, some villains con- trived to enter a shop in North Street, by a back window, and carried off about £ 2 in copper. The money was'riot in the till, but in one of the shop- drawers; from which circumstance, it is supposed, they had made their obser- vations on Saturday evening, at which time the shop- keeper placed the money there, for safety, before shutting his shop. He was only absent from his premises about 10 minutes, during which the robbery was committed. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. The Eltick, M Lean, from Rio Janeiro-; Glory. Mor- gan. from Demerara ; and Williamina, Reid, from Port an Prince, are all arrived at London. Highlander Laird, sailed from Savannah, for Havre de Grace, 14th January, where she is supposed to be ar- rived. The Jean, Innes, at Para, from Liverpool. Jean, Reith, at Tobago, from London, lst January. Ocean, Struthers, at Jamaica, 11th Jan. from Orkney. The schooner Viltoria, Berry, of Dundee, from Ire. land, for London, was lost on the Goodwin Sand, ou Friday night, crew saved. On Friday the 9th inst. the Ann, Duncan, coal laden, in taking this harbour, ran aground within the break water, where a great part of tiie cargo was obliged to be throw n overboard t next day she got off, with a considerable da- mage in the hull. MELANCHOLY SHIPWRECK. It is with much regret we have to state tbe almost total loss on this coast, of the nhalefishing ship the Hebe, of Hull, Capt. Cozens. The Ilebe left Hull on Tuesday the 6th inst. and saw 110 land after passing Whitby ; but, on Friday evening the 9th inst. about 8 o'clock, while run- ning under the single reefed top- sails and fore- sail, with a strong gale from S. S. E. the vessel struck, it is supposed, on the Girdleness, near this harbour. Tbe ship was going between 7 and 8 knots, and tbe shock hav- ing unshipped and broke her rudder, and damaged the vessel, she became quite unmanageable, and drifted to the northward, where she went aJiore, about three mii, .5 to the southward of the Ythan. Of the crew, M2 in number), 28 got to land, about midnight, in threo boats. On endeavouring to draw the last boat again to the vessel, the rope broke, when those remaining on board, 14 in mfmber, including the Master, were left for a length of time, as it were, to their fate, tin re appearing no farther attempt to have been made for their preservtv- tion, until after the vessel broke up, which happened, about .5 o'clock in the morning. A most distressing . scene, ltow presented itself; this unfortunate pari of tbt^ crew, being now exposed to tbe utmost danger, were seen clinging chiefly to the chains, & c. on a piece of the st. r- hoard side of the wreck, in which melancholy situation, tliev remained for four long hours, frequently coveted by. the breakers. It being now evident, that they were on the point of resigning themselves to a watery grave, somu fruitless ill conducted attempts were made to get off it boat to their assistance, when, about nine o'clock, A. is. five of tbe unfortunate seamen were swept off by the waves, and sunk in the merciless ocean. At this awful crisis, some country people, under the direction of, and accom- panied by, Mr. JAM£ S Svitn and Mr. GREKS: manning a . boat, with the most laudable humanity and iiltrepioity, pushed off from Uje shore, and happily succeeded iu rescuing the remaining nine, when nature uassolar ex- hausted, that they cot, Id not for ten minutes longer have stood the unequal conflict with the elements. The five who suffered were Zteliurluh Iloruby, cooper of the ship, who, we grieve to say. has left a widow ami nine children; Francis Smith, a lad; Elah Pearson and Robert Laing,: Irelenging to Yarmouth; and Nicholas J'. ign- mouth, a boy. The bodies of the three former were soon after found, and on Monday were decently interred in the Church- vard of Belhelvie. Tiie Hebe, which is about 9 years old, was a ship of 3G4 tons per register, formerly iu Ibe East India trade, and had been fitted out in the most complete manner for the whale fishery.' to which this was only her second voyage. The vessel is nearly a total loss, the whole toast King strewed with her wreck. Three boats, a few lines and sails, and a part of her casks, together with some of the larger tim- bers of the hull, & c. are xA that remain of this fine vessel. The well known humanity of the inhabitants ot tliii . country w as very conspicuous on this occasion, and needs no additional testimony from us ; at the same nine we think it but justice to add. that to the exertions ol the above- mentioned individuals, and their praise- worthy associates, especially Mr. I. UMSLEN O' Leyton who renoer- ed essential service on the occasion, a great part of the crew of this vessel owed the preservation of their lives; and IS soon as the circumstance of the shipwreck was known in Aberdeen, a subscription was raised for their relief. This subscription amounted in a few hours to above £ 35; and it is a coincidence r. oiess s ngular than true, thai 011 that day week on which the Hebe left her own port, tbe survivors ot* her unfortunate crew were again safely embarked tor their native countiy, and bad their passages paid ; while the balance of the subscription will be transmitted 10 tbe widow wliose husband perished 011 tbe melancholy occasion. ARRIVED AT ABERIlhEN- March 9. — Alert, Brown, Liverpool, cotUm ; Bell. Petrie, Montrose, grain ; Liverpool Packet, Law, Li- verpool, goods ; Henry and Jean Bruce. Berwick, fiour; Guthries, Kennedy. Dundee, goods I ( 7. London Packet, Wihiams, Leitli, ditto ; Rotterdam Packet, M Donald. Rotterdam, do ; Resolution, Moir. Newcastle, do ; Two Sisters. Miller, Leven, grain.— 11. Thetis, Cruuhly, Loudon, goods ; Vigilant, Shand. Newry, flax ; Marvr Gordon, Dysart, goods.— 12. Lord Huntly, Brown, I^ ontlon, ditto ; Mary. Petty. Yarmouth, grain 13. Betsey, M'lntosb. Rispond, fish. J4. Equity. Bell, Derrv, liax; Marquis o! Hutitly, Davidson, Leith, goods. 15. Expert, Leslie London, do; Fox, Allan, Hull, do- Zealous, Templeton, Arbroath, do. Fourteen with coals, 3 with lime, and 1 in ballast. SAILED. March 10.— Commerce, Philips, London, goods.— Champion, Crane, do. do ; Two Sisters, Gray, Dysart, do; Juno, Blues, Dundee, do; Newcastle, Leslie, New- castle, do— 12. Edinburgh Packet, Hossack, Leitli, dd, 13. Ceres. Young, Glasgow, do ; Bromby, Middleton, Hull, do— 14. Philortb, Anderson, Fraserburgh, ditto. 14. Cato, Davis, London, do, Countess of Elgin. Still, Montrose, do.— 15. Industry. Wiseman, Isle of Skye, grain. Nine with'stones, and 14 in ballast. tO' The detailed repoit of the proceedings of the ea- o of Di NGWAI. L v. GA& DisERi' shall appear in- row next. I'OSTSC/ t / r i. f ON DON, March 13 COMMENCEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION IN BRAZIL. Much interest was excited in the City on Salurda. v by the rumour that a revolution had taken place at Babia, but no confirmation of the rumour was received. We are novr enabled to communicate certain intelligence of tbe pmcfat- rnation of the Constitution towards the northern extremity of the' Portuguese possessions. " PARA, Jan. 4. 1821— On the Ist of this month a Revolution was effected here, w ithout bloodshed. Thfc Colonels of the 1st and2d regiments of Foot, bad been sent for the night preceding by the Governor. They repaired to the Palace, accompanied by 50 or 60 of their Officers, and were interrogated as to certain rumours which had prevailed respecting their intentions ; they declined to give a satisfactory answer, and the next morning, at nine; o'clock, the infantry declared for tbe Constitution, and were shortly afterwards joined by tbe cavalry and artillery. A feu- dc joie was fired, and a Provisional Government was formed. All this w as done in the name of tbe King. For three nights the town has been illuminated, and every thing is perfectly quiet." Tbe latest accounts from the north of Italy come dowt » to the 27th. Of the main body of the Austrian army, about 50,000 had passed through Florence, prior to lliir 24th, on their march direct for Rome. The van is re- presented as being within twenty- seven leagues of that celebrated city. Another Austrian corps bad reached Rieti, about two leagues and a half from tbe frontier of the Abruzzos. In the mean time we find the Neapolitan* excited to the highest decree of patriotic enthusiasm, all distinctions merged in the general resolution lo maintain the integrity of their country, and to repc| ancJ pi„, jst, t|, e invaders. A Neapolitan corps has already passed tbe frontiers, and entered the lands of the Church, pushing forward to within sijteeen leagues of Rome. There is no country in the world better adapted for prolonging against an invading army a desultory warfare than Italy, ami it is upon this principle, as it would seem, that the Minister of War, Carascosa. has former! bis plan for the defence of Naples, should the Austrians pass the frontiers. It is intimated in a private letter, that the Officers anil crews of tbe British and Frciich ships in the harbour ot" Naples have evinced a deep interest in favour of tire Nea- politans. Considerable numbers of French and Spanish, officers have arrived in Naples and offered their services la- the Government. They have been of course favourably received. It Is an opportunity for distinguishing them- selves, of which the gallant spirits of Italy, France, ami Spain, will not fail to take ad vantage. The accounts from Spain are far from satisfactory. The unpopularity ofthe King seems daily to increase, and be j is insulted by the populace wherever he appears. Me op. j cned the session of the Cortes on tbe Ist March, and the i speech which he made on this occasion appears by no meant j to have met the approbation of that body. According to report, it was drawn up w ithout the advice of his Minis- ters; and this seems the more probable, as it contains ac- j cusation against themselves, and as they were all dismissed I the same evening in which it was delivered with the ex- ' ception ofthe Minister of Marine. Next day, tbe 2d, the j most violent agitation prevailed in tbe metropolis, and it I was feared that some unhappy coumotion would take I place. i There is a rumour of a partial change of Ministry. TIis j Lord Chancellor and the Earl of Liverpool arc mentioned j as two of tbe . Members to go out. The rumoured < hanga j is ascribed to a favourable disposition towards tbe Catholic ! Claims presumed to be entertained in a certain quarter. Copies of a letter from a gallant Marquis who distin. gtiisbed himself at the battle of Waterloo, addressed to the highest Personage in the kingdom, on the subjictof the Queen, are handed about iu fashionable circles, and, it is said, has excited considerable surprise in the quarter to which it is addressed. Oil Monday tbe Glasgow frigate, Captain the Hon. A. Maitlaiid, arrived at Portsmouth in twenty- one days from the squadron of observation in Naples Bay. The Liffev. Capt. tbe Hon. II. Duncan, WM taswU tot Eng- land in » few days afterfVartis.
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