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Date of Article: 17/11/1821
Printer / Publisher: J. Booth, jun. 
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. / / l>> ... % to. 1! '>• k-. vv; V v>; ' n'SnO:> i>; i number 789.] SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1821. Tier s ' ht. Printed for J. BOOTH, Jun. CHRONICLE STREET, ABERDEEN : whA*, and by NEWTON St Co. No. 5. Warwick Sq. mre, Newjite Street; J. WHITE, 33, Fleet. Stmt; E-. Jrl.\ WWA'?; 1, Catherine Street, Strand, LONDOS i J. JOHNSTON & Co. No^ I, Sackville Street, DUBLIN ; and J. T. SMITH & Co. Hunter's Square, EmNfitrROH, Advertisements and Orders are taken in. • | | Price of a single Paper, 6\ d. £ 1 Ss fid. per Annum, delivered in Town and £ 1. 10s. per Annum, when. sent by Post. $ 3cnmansl) ti>. M* PItESLIE respectfully intimates, that at the suggestion of several respectable Inhabitants of this City, he will, on TIIKSBAV the 20th. commence TEACHING the various Branchesof FLA IS Sf OHM, MENTAL WRITING, In the SecoND FLOOR of that HOUSE West from Demp- ster's Hotel, where Latin is taught by Mr. Dun, and English by Mr. Davidson. The following are among the Branches which will form the course of his Instruction : — SAXON, or Common Bound Copy- hand. KUNNING- H AND, in several Forms. ENGROSSING, or Secretary Hand. ITALIAN' HAND. GERMAN TEXT. OLDENGL1SH, 1! OM A N& TTA LI A N PRINT. GOTHIC PRINT, in a variety of. Forms. Mr. PRESLIK will FORM DESIGNS for • Est- • CRAVIN- G, and LiTrtocttAttiY ORNAUENXAL TriLE PACES, BANK NOTRS, Snor Bins, Ac. DIPLOMAS wiil be executed in the Richest and jtfo. t Elegant Style. P. S. As to Elegance of Performance, and Original!,. , y of Taste, reference may be had to the Specimens to be seen in the Bookseller's Shops. jj^- Boarding Schools and Private families milt be attended at their own Hovses. CLASS BOOM, UNIOK STREET,? November 13, 1821. J SALES BY JAMES ROSS. SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, SHOP AND MILLINERY GOODS. On Thursday the 22d curt, there will be sold hy public roup, in that HOUSE, Head of King Street, pre- sently occupied bv Mas. MARR, Milliner, THE whole HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE therein, consisting of— Mahogany and other Tables Mahogany and other Chairs— Square and Commode Drawers— a Sofa— Tent Bed and Curtains— Feather Beds and Blankets— Carpets— Grates, Fenders, and Fire Irons China, Glass, and Stoneware Kitchen Furni- ture, and a number of other articles. Sale to begin at 10 o'clock forenoon. AND, On Saturday the 24th curt, there will be sold by pub- lic roup, in that SHOP in Queen Street, presently oc- cupied hy PATRICK MARR— the whole GOODS therein, consisting of 9 gross of empty Bottles— Bottled Porter and Ales— Bottled Vinegar— Blacking— Beams « nd Scales— Shop Furniture, and a number of other ar- ticles. Sale to begin at 10 o'clock forenoon. AND, On Monday the 26th curt, there will be sold by public roup, in ROSS' SALE ROOM. Upperkirkgate— the whole Stock of MILLINERY, which belonged to Mrs. Marr, consisting of— Leghorn, Willow. Straw, and other Bonnets— French and other Flowers— Satins— Scarfs— Trimmings Ribbons— Laces— Blond Lace—- Bobbin JJett— Mode Dresses, & c. &- c. Sale to begin at 11 o'clock forenoon, and again at 6 - o'clock in the evening. JAMES KOSS, AUCTIONEER. TO BE LENT, - PA fifhfl STERLING Oil Heritable Secu- P\ J\? rity. Apply to JAMES MHARDV, Advocate. APPLES, & c. JUST LANDED, APARCEL of fine FLANDERS APPLES, in Baskets; also, a quantity of F llE NO H REN- NETS in Casks, ami SPANISH GRAPES in Jars, Wholesale ami Retail, at ROY's SEED SHOP, BROAD STREET. HOUSES FOR SALE, AND GROUND TO BE FEUED OR SOLD. - TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE BARGAIN, TWO DWELLING HOUSES, with the STABLES and GROUND adjoining, lying on the West Side of North Street, and upon the north end of Mr. Francis Edinond's property. The Houses are substantially built, and always well tenanted; and im- mediately behind, there are TWO excellent THREE STALLED STABLES, with Hay Lofts above ; to which, and a large Court and Pump Well, there is an excellent entry through the property. ALSO, THREE BUILDING STANCES and HOUSES partly erected thereon, lying to the north of the above; with a lar( re Piece of enclosed GROUND, presently used as a Bleach Green, running behind the whole oftbe property before described, to the road along the Port Hill. Also, to be feued or sold, a PIECE of GROUND upon the North End of Mr. John Chalmers' property, fronting the road leading from the Canal to Garvock's Wynd, through the Cranbutts. and measuring twenty six- feet in front, along tile South Side of said Road, and sixty feet backwards. This is also a desirable and airy situation for building, having an open view to the Links, and there is easy access to it. The foregoing Properties will be disposed of on such terms, as to afford Jiandsome interest to any person wish- ing to lay out their money on undoubted security, and part of the price may remain in the purchaser's bands, if wished. Application may be made to Richard Merchant, Chronicle Lane, the Proprietor, in whose hands Plans of the Properties may be seen. ARTISTS REPOSITORY, No. 1. AL) ELPTII, UNION STREET. THIS Repository, the only one in this part of the Country, which comprehends every requisite.- connectiou with the Fine Arts of Painting and Architec- ture. is now nearly completed. CIRCULATING PORTFOLIOS, which contain about 500 specimens of Landscapes, Fruit, and Flower Drawings. Figures, & c. many of them by the most emi- nent London Artists, are Lent out to Copy. Complete assortments ofthe finest OIL COLOURS, in Bladders; prepared CANVAS, PANNELS, & c. for Portrait and Lands- cape Painting. Prepared IVORY, for Miniatures. CAMERA LUCIDAS& PE11SPECTIGRAPHS; DIAGONAL MIRRORS. \ ND MAGIC LAN- THORNS. MEASURING LINES and RODS, with Drawing Instruments of every description, as mentioned in the Catalogues. CHIMNEY ORNAMENTS; White Wood Cord and Work BOXES; HAND SCREENS; CARD RACKS, & c. of all descriptions, for Painting upon. DRAWING BOOKS, PRINTS, and MEDAL- LIONS. DRAWINGS and PAINTINGS for Sale, ( with or withou t Frames), by different Artists. Dealers and Artists supplied on the most advantageous terms. N. B A few PROOFS of the Small Engraving of the OLD MARKET CROSS are still on hand, at Is. each. Aberdeen, Nov. 13, 1821. QUARRIERS' AND MASONS' TOOLS. To be sold by public roup, on Friday 23rt Nov. curt, on the Granite Stone Company's Premises, Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen. ALARGE Assortment of Single and Double PURCHASE CRANES and CRABS— Crane, Sling, and Drag CH AINS— Road Waggons. Carts. Bo- dies, Trucks, Wheel Barrows, Shovels, Planks, Spars, Ac. Also, Crow Bars, Picks, Hammers, and every des cription of QUARRIERS' and MASONS' TOOLS, requisite for Quarrying and Working Granite ; together with a Lot of HOOP L. STEEL. Sale to commence at IO o'clock forenoon. JAMES ROSS, Auctioneer. X. B.— There will be exposed for sale, at the same time, ( if not previously disposed of,) a handsome TIL- BURY, and Harness. TO BE LET AT i' 15 PER ANNUM, OR SOLD FOR C700, THAT commodious FAMILY HOUSE, in Marischal Street, adjoining the Theatre on the South Side. It has been lately repaired and painted, and is in excel- lent order. There is a number of fixtures in it; all the Crates, except those of the Kitchen and Drawing Room; as also a Sid. board. Apply to John Fleming, Advocate. Broad Street, who » ill give directions for shewing the House at any time. Aberdeen, Nov. 7, 1821. Another Grand Prize of L. 30,000 tor the First Drawn Prize, Tues- da) r next. Tickets and Shares, warranted undrawn, are Selling by CARROLL, ihe Contractor, at his London Offices, and bv his Agents, viz. ALEX A N D E R STEVENSO V, Bookseller, Aberdeen. T?. ARMSTRONG, 41, North Bridge, Edinburgh. \ V. REID, Bookseller, Leith. UPSET PRICE REDUCED. HOUSE IN CASTI. E STREET, FOR SALE. Upon Satm day ihe 1st of Dei ember next, at 6 o'clock in ihe evening, there will be sold, by public roup, , rpn AT DWELLING HOUSE, on the north jL side of Cas le Street of Aberdeen, belonging to Patrick Booth. Shoemaker in Aberdeen, presently pos- sessed by him and others The House is in a central si- tuation, substantially built, is always well let. and will be sold ou such terms as to afford a good return for the u; eoey invested. The sale will be hold within it. Patrick Booth will shew ihe property lo intending pur. chasers ; and farlber particulars may be had from James M'Hardy, Advocate. ABERDEEN. MONTROSE, DUNDEE, EDIN- BURGH, and GLASGOW, EXCHANGE AND DEPOSIT BANKS. rilHE public are respectfully informed, that the - 1- Rate of Exchange upon London at the above Banks is TEN D A YS : and that they continue to allow FOUR PER CENT, on all Sums de/ utsiled, repaying the same as at present whenever demanded without any previous notice whatever. J. BLYTH, Agent, Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Sept. 7, 1821. FARM TO LET BY PUBLIC ROUP, Upset Rent to be afterwards advertised. There will be let by public roup, within the Lemon Tree Tavern, upon Friday the ft; h December nett, at tw » o'clock j? M ( If no" previously disposed of by private bargain^- ' riMIE valuable' Farm of KENNERTY, in the A parish of PeterCujter, within 7 miles of Aberdeen, for 10 crops ; entry aVat Martinmas 1821. The farm is well known to be the " best in the district, early and well sheltered -; a good deal of lime has been put on the ground this season, and from 25 to 30 acres were sown down with grass and clover, which is looking uncommonly well.— There are above 200 acr. s of inclosed ground, 174 acres of which are arable land of superior quality, and in a high state of cultivation. The Farm is all divided, and inclos- ed with stones dykes, into 20 regular fields of a proper size, which are in general well watered, or with some little alteration may be npade so. Eleven of the fields are pre- sently in grass ; it would answer well for grazing cattle. There is a sufficient Dwelling House on it, and. abundance of Offices. The turnpike road to Aberdeen is within 200 yards of the Farm. Offers in writing will be received by John Ewing, Ad- vocate in Aberdeen, previous to the day of sale. EXCURSION OF THE TOILET; on, ATTRACTION ILLUSTRATED. TBE Monkey notorious for shaving the Cat, One day by a Boot of rich brillancy sat. The Toilet preferr'd of all others-— arranging His features— and dressed too, capriciously changing ; For trunks he had rummag'd, each item haul'd out, And choice of rich wardrobe lay sc itter'd about. Selecting at last a young lady's Peliesse, And next, w ith true judgment, that all of a piece His paraphernalia might seem— a straw bonnet, A plume of white feathers high waving upon it, And neatly tambour'd a lace ruff' round his neck, His feet not forgetting with sandals to deck ;— He thus salliM forth, the bright Boot in one hand, The other a parasol meant lo command. Now beck'ning a coach, this strange fare took his seat, Affording each curious spectator a treat;— " I can't of her lingo a word understand,'* Said Coacbee— yet bearing a Boot in her hand, Direction it seem'd, so he ventur'd to take her, And stopt at tbe door of a noted Boot maker. The lady not waiting the shopman's approach. Now scrambled her way to the roof of the coach, Erect where she caper'd, the Boot's jetty hue in Her features with frequent complacency viewing; Surrounded by thousands, with shouts of applause Who WARREN'S Jet . Blacking now haii'd as the cause That gave to this curious, adventure creation ;— A gentleman then, who the lady's protector Well knew, drew her down from her high elevation, And placing her thence, with her jetty reflector. Inside— bore her off;— admiration while backing The Incident founder er — WARREN'S Jet Ma eking. This Easy Shining and Brilliant BLACKING, pre- pared by ROBERT WARREN, " SO, STRAND. London; SOLD IN ABERDEEN I1Y FOR VAN DIEM AN'S LAND, and NEIV SOUTH WALES, Thr MINERVA, CHARLES SHARP. COMMANDS*, A. 1. 400 Tons Burthen, To succeed the CASTLE FORBES, and to sail from Leith the 20th of November. The MIKIRVA is a very fine Vessel— Copper- fastened, and Coppered— height between Decks, seven feet— is ad- mirably adapted for Passengers, and the number will be limited so as to ensure their comfortable accommodation As several Births are positively engaged, her sailing may be depended upon. There will be an experienced Surgeon on boaid. The Rates of Freight and Passage are mod. rate. Apply to Messrs. Roar. GIBBON and SONS, Aberdeen ; llessrs. WM. GIBBON and Co. Old City Chambers, Lon- don ; or Mr. JOHN BROADI OOT, Quality Street, Leith. Apply to ROBERT GIUKON and SONS* Allan, Green. L. Cruicksbank. Gallowgate. A. Cruickshank, ditto. Winlaw, ditto. Park, Broad Street. I nnes, do. do. Garden. Castle Street Dyce, Broad Street Anderson, Castle Street Bisset, Broad Street Es- on, Gallowgate Affleck, Union Street Ilay. King Street Troup, Castle Street Smith, Union Street Davidson, Broad Street Robertson & Reid, Quay Reid, Castle Street Symon, Union Street Mollison, Round Table Bremner & Co. Union St. Smith, sett. Castle Street Brantingham, Gallowgate Fraser. Union Street Duguid. North Street. Sutherland, ditto. Warrack, Union Street. Simpson, druggist, Green. Reid, ditto. And sold in every Town in the Kingdom. LIQUID, in Bottles* 6d. lOd. I2d. and 18d. each. Also PASTE BLACKING, in Pots Gd. 12d. and I8d each. A Shilling Pot of Paste is equal to Four Shilling Bottles of Liquid. N O T I C E. THE General Yearly Meeting ofthe True Ca- ledonian S^ wty takes place, oil Friday the 30th curt, at 7 o'cioJ^ R*. 3t. ( being St, Andrew's Day) for the purpose of gi^ T<* ul! those members who are in Arrears an opportunity to pay up; and failing to do so on that night, they will be struck off" the Books without reserve : as no other intimation will be given, it is hoped none will plead ignorance. The Committee will be happy to see as many of the Members as have it in their power to attend, to celebrate the Festival of St. Andrew, and keep up the Spirit of True Caledonians. By Order of the Committee, ' ALEXR. DUNCAN, CLERK. ( Not to be repeated.) Aberdeen, Nor. 13, 1812. DESIRABLE SHOP TO LET, E NT R r IMMEDIA TEL Y. To be sold on the Premises. by public roup, at 7 oVlock on Friday evening, the 30th November, ( if not previ- ously disposed of by Private Bargain,) r|"' HE SHOP FURNITURE, alono with the 1 GOOD WILL and LEASE ofthat^ SUOl' in UNION STREE 1'. the3d door East from Broad Street. This, as it lies in the mouth of the Market, and has Jong been well frequented, is one of the veiy best si- tuations in Town for pushing a Ready Money Retail Trade in any sort of Drapery or Grocery Concern— there is a large BACK SHOP, with afire place, lighted from an adjoining Street, to which there is a separate entry, and which would make a good Work Shop for a Hatter, Mer- chant Tailor, or any business that required one. Rent Moderate. Aptdy to the present Occupier. Union Street, Aberdeen, Nov. 16. VOYAGE TO THE LEVANT. REEF AND PORK. rpHE GREENLAND COMPANY are ready £. to receive Offers to supply their Ships with 15 to 17 Tons BEEF, of Oxen, well fed, 7 cwt. and upwards. 7 to 7 J Do,. POR K. delivered at their Boil Yard. Sealed Tenders to be left at the Company's Office, Marisehal Street, on or before Wednesday, 21st inst. Aberdeen, Nov. 13, 1821. LETTER X. DF. AFT. Stn, Smyrna. Oct. 34. I75S. WE have now made a considerable stay here;, jnd tlrti- p is not the least appearance as yet of our going away';- for we cannot venture out with our convoy, which is very rich, till such time as we are certain the Triton and MiMrva have left Ihe Archipelago, or till ihe Admiral send us proper assistance from Gibraltar, as Captain EVaiis has acquainted him with our situation. Commodore' Hervey indeed has wrote a letter to the English Consul here, dated off Sapiens*, acquainting him that lie has been cruising there for the enemy with some ships of the line ; but as he does not think proper, or bis orders does not direct him to join us, we cannot move, as we hear tlie 1' icnch man of war, and frigate above mentioned, arc at Stautio, which is just in our way to Scanderoon, However, we pass our time here pretty much to our sa- tisfaction, for Symrna is a very, agreeable place to live in. as it abounds with all the necessaries and conveniences of life in the greatest perfection, and it would be still inoie agreeable were it not for the plague and earthquakes which happen so frequently. The late plague has cut off about fiOOO people here, in- cluding Turks, Greeks, Jews, and Armenians, but this is a small number in comparison. of what have died in other places. In the city of Magnesia, upon " the Hcrmtis. about 20 miles from hence, it is said that upwards of 20,000 have died of the plague, which has depopulated the place in such a manner, that the public crier has g-> ne about offering half the corn on the fields, to those who will be at the trouble lo cut it down. At Constantinople, they died by fifties and sixties, and often more in a day. It is well known that Ihe Turks are at no pains to avoid the plague, but oil the contrary, expose themselves with- out any kind of apprehension, a. nd even go so far as to touch and embrace those that are infected. This dangerous hardiness proceeds from a persuasion that all events what- soever are absolutely predestinated, or previously ordain ed by God Almighty. But we all feel in ourselves a strong principle of self- preservation, which, undoubtedly, is im- planted in us by our gracious and beneficent Creator, for wise and good purposes ; but the effects of this principle would be entirely frustrated, were we quiet, y to sit still in a house, which we observer) to be just ready to tumble down about our ears, and suffer ourselves to be bniied in its ruins, without endeavouring to make our escape. In short, the absurdity of sending in the way of any danger which we may avoid, is abundantly obvious. During the time of a plague, all the Franks either shut themselves close up in their houses, and have no com- munication with the Tmks, or else they retire to their country seats at Sidique, or the adjacent villages. It seems now to be an exploded notion, that the air is infected by the plague, for it is found by experience that the infection is only communicated by the tern- h. Several men of judgment who have had occasion to observe it. are of opinion, that the moon. has a considerable influence on the plague, and that the full and change are more dan- gerous than any other time. But Doctor Russet, in his account ofthe plague, which happened at Aleppo, in the year 1743 while be was there, denies that the moon hath any effect at all. Smyrna is » iot only very subject to the plague, but like- wise to terrible earthquakes, Sieur du Mont gives a long account of a very remarkable one that happened in the year 16S8, by which a thousand houses were overturned in an instant, an I about 3000 persons buried in the ruins. A fire happened at the same time, which continued burn- ing for two days, so that the city was in a manner entirely destroyed. The next year, the plague broke out, and made gieat havock among those whom the earthquake and conflagration had spared. And the year following was in a manner as calamitous as either of the former, by reason of tile horrible disoidersconimitted by the A Igerines and barbarians. And thus, within the compass of three years, as that gentleman observes, this city suffered four of the severest judgments that are usually inflicted by heaven. Smyrna is governed by a Mussiilem, whose authority is very extensive, for not only the town, but the country for • considerable way round is governed by him. This is an annual office, commencing in the month of March, and like all other posts under the Turkish Government, is given to the highest bidder. These Governors take care to he no losers, for they generally use all the squeezing and oppressive manure* tliev possibly can exercise with anv it on their heart, inclining their head gently ; but nevei » uncover.- as it would be inconvenient io in ive the turban. Tlie. y are not full of ceremony and compliment on ' such occasions, but hc| mily . wish peace to one another, or soma such cordial expression. You hardly ever see thetn laugh, or display that open social; disposttio' » % tiidv, is. so natural to the more western countries. Bu t on ihe con' - ary, they carry a stiff distant air, even- io thefr'rnost.' iuiimate con- versations. ... CONTINUATION DP" THE SALE < rF BVOKS, In the Exchange Court Safe Room. Union Street. rrilE SALE of BOOKS will continue this and A. Six following lawful Evenings, in the above Room, commencing each night at. 6 o'clock precisely. The Collection consists of first Rate Works of merit in Divi- nity, History, & c. and a variety of Class Books, newest editions, and have been consigned for immediate sale, without reserve. The Books of each Evening's Sale may be seen in the forenoon. Exchange Court, Nov. 17, .1821, APPEALS ACrAlfrST POLICE AND WATCII TAX, NOTICE is hereby given, that Persons intend- ing to Appeal against the Rents chargeable with POLICE and WATCH TAX for the Year, from 1st June 1821, to 1st June 1822, and which Tax is payable upon the First Tuesday of February, 1822, must lodge Appeals with the Collector, at his Office, Broad Street, on or before Monday, the 19ih current, after which time no Appeals can be received. By order of the Board, JOHN CHALMERS, Collec. Aberdeen, Nov. 13, 1821. BRIG SHANSOy OF SUNDEftLAND AMISSLXG. r|^ HE extensive and calamitous effects ofthe late JL dreadful gales, particularly the storm of the 4th and 5th instant, having rendered it a matter of the greatest anxiety to the relatives of the crews of missing^ Ijips, to have information which could lead t( f the discovery of such vessels or their fate— among others, the BRIG SHANNON of SUNDERLAND. Thomas Philips, having been missing since the 15ih October last. when, she sailed from the Isle of Man, it is earnestly requested, that if the above vessel, of 158 tons per register, has put into any port on the West Coast of Britain, particularly the Highlands of Scotland, where communication may be difficult; or if, unfortunately, any wreck belonging to the said vessel shall have appeared, so as to ascertain her fate, or the circumstances attending it, information of such particulars as can be collected, with regard to the said brig Shannon, in either case, as above stated, may be communicated either to the Owner, Philip Laing, at Sunderland, or to John Catto, Son, $ Aberdeen. T NOTICE TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE 9th. OR TOWN OF ABERDEEN D1STR1CT OF COMM UTA TlON ROADS, Ml Trustees of said District at their last Gene- ral Meeting held upon- the 26th iust. unanimously adopted the following Resolution, or standing Order, and appointed public notice thereof, to be given by adver- tisement, twice in each of the Aberdeen Newspapers, for the information of all concei ned. viz.:—" That no Money " whatever, shall in future, be allowed to any person, " as expended upon Lloads within the District, • unless " the same shall have been previously allocated, and ap- " pointed to be laid out, at a regular Meeting of the Trus- " tees ; and then only, in case die same shall have been " expended at the sight of the Road Overseer for the 44 time, and his certificate obwtineJ to that effect, bind " produced to the. Clerk, with an .- r. ier for payirien- t.." A. & J. CADliNHliAD, CI- EBKS.. Aberdeen, 30th October, lSSil. ; grace, in order to refund themselves, and fill their coffers j The Mussalem has a set of under squeezers, who are of I great service to him, namely, the Mullahs and Kadis, which office is mostly the same, and Agas who govern the country villages. The Mullah ( which signifies the justice of God,) is a kind of magistrate or justice of the peace, and determines inferior causes. When he sends bis Moxtir, or constable, ! for any person, let him be ever so rich or great a man, if ! he is a subject of the Grand Siguier, he must immediately i obey the summons, and make his appearance without the least reluctance. There is an officer called Petalmszee, whose business is to take an account of all the effects of evsry master of a family that dies, which he divides according to the number of heirs, always reckoning himself one, and takes his share accordingly for his. master. Suppose for instance, a man dies, and leaves a wife and two children, which make three heirs, then the Petalmazee divides the effects of the deceased into four shares, and always takes the Grand Signior's in money ; for he estimates every article as he thinks proper, generally much above the real value ; and after he lias taken his dividend, the others may divide the remainder among themselves as they think proper. This is one way of raising the Grand Signior*- revenu", which is certainly an act of great injustice and oppression. However, there is one favourable circumstance with re- gard to the women, for their personal ornaments, let them be ever so rich, are looked upon as their own property, and the Petalmazee cannot touch them. This is the chief reason why the women are so extravagant in their dress, for if the husband be ever so poor, his wife must have iier gold and silverornameuts. if she possibly can by any means. Those of better condition wear very rich bracelets and necklaces : nay, many of them have necklaces of chequins, and other gold and silver pieees of money, and wear strings of them round their heads ; and the poorer sort have strings of paras, if they cannot affotd better. This is the reason why you will see most of the Turkish money bored with a hole in the middle of it. In Smyrna, most of the Christian, as well as Turkish women, are veiled when they appear in public. The marrted women have generally a black veil over their fore- head, and ihe unmarried a white one. Their dress lure is quite different from what it is in Seio. The Frank I idies live much in the European taste. They talk the French and Italian to great perfection, but none of them English, and even those who ara married to English gentlemen can never be prevailed upon to- learn the lan- guage. The Armenian and Jewish women wear a kind ol clumsy bo > ts, made of Turkey feather, which makes thetn straddle along in a comical manner: but it is sel- dom you can see the women walking the streets. It makes a pretty diverting, figure to * ee them on horseback, as they ritle astride in the. in initer as? the men do. One can- not help being swrprfs^ l at lir; t; leM'-;' be comes here, of to several other parts of Turkey and observes the streets so thin of women, and even when one happen^ to see them, they are so muffled up, - that be does'not know what to make of them. . ' . , The Turks themselves, in ( heir long gartfcrtvts, < irntl with their brushy b'et. fcis, Tv.-. tk, J tut streets in v* 5ry grave and pmuly manner. WHM'bey. saluteone. another, ' hoy extend tli.' ir right ha. id, and with a'prc'. ty good grace lay . The Turks are fond of pl. nyiwgchess hr ( lraughts. " hit fr they do to divert themselves, and not for money. Tht$; are not acquainted with t he usfi of cards or dice, nor any other game of hazard. ' Nay, even chess is expressly pro hibited in their law. and all'gomesi of hajapf, - as well as wine, to prevent quarrels and disputes; But as they do- not play for sums of money, which might occasion such, they think tliey comply with the intention of their lawgiver. I have seen a couple of them step into a coffee- house, ftnd squat themselves down upon a tab'e, cross legged as tho tailors do with us, then pull out a handkerchief, checkered like a chess board with draughts in it. and sof. tll togaming. The younger sort of them are remarkably fond of rid- ing, and. take great deiight in- good horses. . There is a large plain by the seaside, near the Jews burying ground, where they exercise them- ilves with surprising agility, per- forming several extraordinary feats, such as throwing the javeline, and catch it before it falls, or- snatch it Off thu ground, their horse at full speed. The Turks are remarkable for their temper - nee in wha9 regards eating and drinking, aud are as'yet enure stran- gers tp that [ Vrofuse luxury of ihe more western parts of Europe, being contented for. the_, mOst' part with what simply supplies. the cads or nature ' Water istheirtisu. il drink, or sherbet which is a kind of lemonade ; for they must abstain from wine, at least in public, tbough some of them, have no objection to indulge themselves with a g. lass privately. Nay. they are so strict^ i poblic. that they will not even drink out of a vessel t^ int has been , pol uted with that intoxicating liquor. - It not long ago. I was with a party w ho bad been a shooting, ant$; as w? generally carried a bottle of ivtoe with us on such occa- ions. we went to a Turk's house, and desired tlia lavo. tr of a little water to drink, which was triven us in a small earthen jar. We mixed our wine wi; h it, and drank it off; but as soon 03 we delivered the empty jar, they broke it in ieces on account of the wine, They do not eat much bu. c. hctr meat ; but live chiefly on a vegetable diet Rice dressed up in several ways i i a favourite dish w ith the •••. especially pi au. which is rice boiled in broth of fowls, till the liqu . r is quitc. evaporatcd. which ma ah excellent dish, e- pecially with the tulili- tion of a little pork or bacon ; but the lurks are prohi- bited swims flesh. They think the Fu. nkr, a stran- e car- nivorous set of people. When we wet- eat Scio. they oftetl stood with amazement to behold the boai loads of beef and mutton that catneoffto us every otiier day, for I believe we destroyed more than ail the island besides : and evert here, the butchers get a good. deal of employment troui us. We are obliged to put up with Buffalo very often, instead of beef, w hich is not so. tender nor well tasted.—• The mutton likewise is but indifferent. Their sheep artj remarkable for large tails, which are bread and flat, <- f a triangular form, which is nothing. but. a lump of fat. I saw one that weighed upwards of 12 lbs. I once thought Herodotus' account of the Arabian sheep a strange in- credible story. that the shepherds made little wheel car- riages for their tails j but I find the. same account confirmed by credjble authority, concerning the she ep in several places! ofthe Levant, especially in Caramania, where the same, practice is foil wed to this day. The temperance and sobriety of the Turks, contribute greatly to that vigorous health and strength of constitution they have the happiness to enjoy. A Turkish physician i^. a character almost eirtirely unknown. The Turkish dominions are most happily situated fot carrying on an extensive trade, both hy sea and land.— By casting one's eye on a map, and observing the situa- tion of Constantinople their capital,' which is nearly in the center of our continent, it would seem as if seated ther © on purpose to be the mistress of the world. The Black Sea is- cntirely dependent on the J& Vaml Signforall the countries on the eastern part of the" Mediterranean an » t as far west as the Gujf of Venice, belongs to hun ; JBassora, iu the Gulf of Persia, and all the eastern part. of the Red Sea are likewise subject to him : so that they have an op- portunity of exporting th£ ir own manufactures, . aim im- porting those of the east, west, north, and south, io re'unio But although they have plenty ol naval stores, and every- thing necessary for improving these advantages, yet. in-, dolence,. laziness, and pride, will not suffer them to exerti themselves : at least these are the reasons that are com- monly thought, to make them so blind to their own interest, which may be true'in part ; hut I believe there is a stronger reason than any I have mentioned, and that is, that no man can be secure of his property, under their unhappy- government ; for Who would expose himself to dangers and toil, in the acquisition of wealth, which, perhaps,- he nor his heirs niky never enjoy ? I am af> t to think this is the principal source of that supine inactivity and idleness,, thai? prevail all over Turkey. So entirely ignorant are the- Turks in every thing that relates to navigation, that they will hardly venture to go anywhere without a Christian pilot. About the end of the last century' when Mezomorto was Captain Bashaw, he brought tluir fleets to consider- able perfection"; but ever since, his time, their navy ha* dwindled, and is at present but in a low condition : and it is happy for Christendom that they apply themselves so little to their Marine, for what might they not do with powerful fleets and skilful mariners ? The principal commodititsthat we hnport from Turkey, are raw silk, carpets, burdets, dimities, goats hair, cottorx wool, and cotton yarn; coffee, rhubarb', and several kinds of drugs; figs, raisins, and other kinds of fruit, wine, And the commodities that, we ejx. port thither, are cloths, lead, tin, watches, and some haberdashery ware. It is said that the trade of t. ht » Turkey company to Cons- tantinople, Smyrna, and Seanderoon, is almost as con. siderable as that of the East In^ tia company, and is cer- tainly more advantageous tp Eii- gJaixl, as it takes off more of its manufactures. Tne Jew brokers manage most ut' the trade. The European Merchants live here rn a very splendid; and elegant manner, and soon make large fortune-?. But I though Smyrna is an agreeable pfhee of itself, and the ! country round it very pleasant, yet one lives under a cer- ) tain disagreeable restraint, and no man can be said to i enjoy the blessings of freedom and liberty. AH the Consuls ! and Merchants keep a couple of Janizaries always in their j houses, if not more ; and never venture to ride out of town without a Janizary or two by way of safeguard to kv ep them from being insulted. It is dangerous for a per- son ro walk alone, not only without the town, but even ie : is inconvenient in that part of the town, called Turk's town, towards the Jews burying ground, as the children' are apt to gather round you in the streets, calling out J; iwr3 Jaior, that is Infidel,. Infidel, and even perhaps mok$ no scruple to pelt you with whatever come into their Iumd- v This I know partly by experience, soon after our arrival at Smyrna j I went one day to have a s'ojitary walk to- w rds die old town fr.-> rder to take a deliberate vU- w of the ruins of it; because u is seldom one can get com- pany who h'avemuvh cifriosuy tfrat way. and to run from one thing to another without observing things with pro- per attenti n, never gives satisfaction to the curious and inq. iisitye. Mow often have I wished, my dear friend, to nave had the pleasure of yotfr company, a » we could have made several' agreeable excursions together ! After I had traversed over the vestiges of this once famous piace, and was going towards it. Polyearp's Church, X wis taken prisoner by about a dozen Janizaries under arms, who carried me to the west end ef tfte eh. uc.£ h, and j made me sit down oiv a la^ gc. stonef on the top of a pre- \ cipice, which wa* behind me, and they seated t^ CKfeelfik i; i form, of a semicircle befor e me. it was then about three o'clock in the afternoon ; nnd being out of the wav of any public road, and entirely in their power, 1 did not at all like my situation ; however. 1 endeavoured to put on the best face I could, and not to seem aft aid. I was unacquainted with their language, and they with mine; nor did they understand hardly any thin"' of the Lingua Franca. However. I endeavoured to give^ them an account of myself, the best way I could, and made thein to understand, that I belonged to the English Aian of war, which I pointed out to tltent in the bay." As i endeavoured to appear under no apprehen- sion, they and I soon became very familiar, and X soon got them all into a very good humour. When lltad Waved with them about an hour and a half, I thought I might take my leave of them, but I found myself very in'tCch mistaken ; for when I got up to go away, they im- mediately changed their countenance, and one put his baud to his sabre, another to his musket, and signified by peremptcn v motions that I should sit down again. 1 im- mediately'did so, and summoning up all the presence of luind I was able, they soon resumed their former good humour. They took off my hat, and gave me one of their turbans to try on, and they seemed to be highly diverted nt the figure I made. I wanted them to return the com- plimentrby trying on my hat; but none of them would do it, for fear " of looking ridiculous, as I observed by their manner of refusiug. They made motions for me to throw awav my hat, and keep the turban ; at the same time, mentioning the name of Mahomet with some earnestness i but I begged lo be excused from carrying my compliance so far. Having sat about an hour longer with them, arid per- ceiving that night was drawing on apace, I resolved at all events tomake another effort to be gone ; oil which they got up. and made the same threatening motions as before- but I persisted with all the resolution and pro- fence of mind I could muster, and endeavoured to let them understand, that I was fully determined to go. and that I would complain to the English Consul, if they offered to detain me any longer. Upon this, they held a tliort consultation among themselves, and one of them W ent for the English Consul's Dragoman, w hile the rest carried me to a little hut, about half a mile from thence, almost to the top of the hill, where I was a prisoner at large, having the liberty to walk about a little. Here I was entertained with their humstrtim music, performed tin a kind of guitar, while some of the others danced, though not in a very graceful manner. They gave me plenty of figs and raisins to eat, and ;; ood spring water to drink. At last the interpreter came with the Janizary, to whom I gave an account of myself, which he explain- ed to the Janizaries, upon which they thought proper to discharge me, on paying them however two piasters for their trouble, as they called it. The money indeed was all they wanted, and the dragoman and they understand one another, and go shares on such occasions. How- eve , as 3 was heartily tired of their company, I was glad to get - free of them on any terms ; and this was a sufficient cau- tion fur me never to venture again so fur by myself. A party of about half a dozen, well armed, may go any fchere almost, but it is sometimes inconvenient for two to venture out of town any considerable distance without a Janizary, even if they be armed. One of our Lieutenants, and a gentleman belonging to the factory, as they were walking from Jacomore Casile towards Smyrna, were taken up by the Aga of a little village, and their muskets taken from them, which iliey had some difficulty to re- cover, and they were detained prisoners a whole day ; but they mh'ht might have purchased their freedom imme- diately for a chequin or two : tire worst of it is, that one Can hardly expect any redress for such insiilts. The more 1 see of this country and its wretched Go- vernment, the more I esteem that liberty which is secured to every mail under our ow n Constitution.— I am, & c. MISCELLANEOUS. SUBSCRIBERS TO THE BEACON BOND. We thoroughly intended to redeem our pledge to give the names of all the parties who— after the Beacon had appeared in all its enormity— hound ihemselves to support it with their money and their influence. It was our intention also to have dwelt upon the responsibility which was thus incurred morally and civillv ; but having learned that Mr. Gibson ( in vindication of . his character as a profes- sional man) had determined to procccd against them tit law, we relinquished our intention. Mr. Gibson has instituted two actions— one against Mr. Douglas Cheape, Advocate, as author of the libels, or one or other of them, as one ofthe proprietors, and also as Editor of tbe Beacon ; and Mr. Duncan Steven- son, as Printer, concluding for L. 5000 as damages, & c.— and tbe other against Sir William Rae of St. Catharines, Bart, his - Majesty's Advocate for Scot- land ; James Wedderburn, Esq his Majesty's So- licitor- General for Scotland ; John Hay Forbes, Esq. Advocate, Sheriff- depute of the County of Perth ; John Hope, Esq. Advocate, and Deputy under tbe said Lord Advocate ; Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Principal Clerk of Session, and Sherift- depute Ofthe County of Selkirk; the Bight Hon. Win. Arbuthnot, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, and Secretary to the Trustees for Fisheries and Ma- nufacture in Scotland; Henry Home Drummond, Esq. Member of Parliament for the County of Stir- ling, and, at the time ofsigning the Bond, Deputy under the said Lord Advocate ; and John Wauch- ope, Esq. Writer to tbe Signet, and Keeper of the Register of Homings and Inhibitions, " as com- bining, by contributions in money and otherwise, to support the said Newspapers in its most wicked and nefarious attacks upon the pursuer;"— and which action concludes for L. 10,000 in name of damages, & c.— Scotsman, ? be fixed on every place occupied by the Inquisition in Portugal :— " May eternal malediction follow every Portuguese, who does not hold for ever in abhorrence an Inven- tion so infernal." v On the 8th of October, the lftquisition nt Lisbon was thrown open for public inspection, and for the first four davs the concourse of people of all descrip- tions that crowded to view it was so great that the pressure at the entrance rendered it an enterprise of some risk. The building is a large oblong, with a garden in the centre ; there are three floors, with u number of vaulted passages, along the sides of which are cells of different sizes, from six by seven feet, to eight by nine feet. Each eel! has two doors ; the inner one of iron, the outer of oak, very strong. As there are no windows in the cells on the ground and middle floors, no light is admitted when the doors are shut. The eel's on the upper floor are larger than the others, and each has an aperture like a chimney through which the sky is visible. These were appropriated to the use of those who it was sup- posed might be liberated. In the roof of each cell ( for they are all vaulted) is a small aperture of about an inch in diameter, and a private passage runs over each range; so that the persons employed by the IToly Officer could at any time observe the conduct of the prisoner unseen ; and if two persons were confined in one cell, hear their conversation.* Frequently a familiar ofthe Holy Office was put into the cell of a prisoner, as a person arrested, in order to entrap the unfortunate inmate of this horrible place into admissions that might afterwards be used airainst him. 1 saw in several of the cells human skulls and bones ; most of them appeared to have lain there for many vears, as I broke some of them easily with mv fingers ; others were hard and fresh. In a number of the cells the names of the unhappy in- mates were written on the walls : some had strokes, apparently marking the number of days or weeks the victims of this horrid tyranny had been confined On the wall of one cell I counted upwards of 500 of these marks. On the wall of another ofthe cells was written, " Francisco Jose Carralho, entered here the last day of Marc^ i, 1809, and remained as many days as there are strokes in the wall." On the wall of another cell was written, " John Laycock ;" the name had been covered with white- wash, which had scaled off. There were a number of strokes under the name, and the figures 18 were easily made out, the others were obliterated. Some of the cells which had not been used for several years were locked up, but the visitants soon broke them open. Human bones were found in many of these. In one was found part of a friar's habit, with a waist girdle of rope and some bones. The apertures like chimneys iti some of the cells were closed ; and I have been informed that it was a common mode of putting pri- soners to death, to place them in these apertures which were then walled up, and quick lime being poured in from the top, a sneedy end was put to their sufferings. The furniture is very old ; the chairs in the halls arc covered with leather studded all round with very large brass nails :— I send you a piece of leather with one of these nails, taken from one ofthe best chairs. The large tables in the halls had drawers for papers ; these the visitants broke open, every one being desirous of obtaining some relic of the once terrible Inquisition. In several of the cells there were mattresses, some of them old, others nearly new; which proves that the Inquisi- tion was no bugbear up to a very recent date— Besides the three floors which I have described, there are a number of cells under ground, which have not vet been opened. These it is supposed contain the apparatus for in- flicting the torture, & c.— It is understood that these will be shortly thrown open to the public : when they are I shall not fail to visit them, and shall send you a description. The spot on which the Inquisi- tion stands was covered with houses in 1755, when the great earthquake happened, by which they were laid in ruins ; so that the present building has not been erected more than sixty years ; and all tho victims that were immolated in it must have been sacrificed within that period. # # * * hope thai the Constitutional System, by ra'smgodr credit and increasing Our industry, Will radically cure the old cancer that has been corroding us. According to the language of The Courier, it would seem as if w e Spaniards were doing nothing else than cut- ting ouf own thrnats ; but it is time he should know, that in this country, where, according to him. nothing but " terror and violence" are to be seen, works have al- ready been commenced on one of our principal canals; every day new establishments of'industry and instruction are raised, the old charitable institutions are improved, lands are distributed for new- settlements - in them foreign- ers are invited to join, the Lancastrian system is rapidly propagating ; things which would be impossible where " terror, odium--, and violence," alone lire to be seen. Where is it The Courier has discovered, " that the au- thority ofthe King yielded to the rebel troops of RIEGO and QIIIHOOA ?" The events ofthe revolution of Spain in 1S20 are not yet known in England. Were those troops of Ru'oo nnd QHIUOGA which belonged to the army of Gallicia, Arragon, Navarre, and Castile ? Did the troops of the garrison of Madrid serve under t'ie banners of those two deserving citizens ? The whole provinces, which, at the first invitation uf the armed force, raised the cry of freedom, all well informed persons, who united their wishes to the general cry, the whole of Spain, in short, detesting despotism, were they all ill the pay of the Generals of La Isla ? The King acceded to the national : will, his authority did not yield, but improved in form and essence, because it was then founded oil laws pleasing to ; Spaniards. It is an abuse to give the name of authority celvet! the command, of the Emperor Alexander to put himself at the head ofthe Prussian reserve'; which having done, and uniting himself with the Russians, who were still disputing the skirts of the village with the enemy, he drove the French back to Lutzen, and at the close of the combat remained master ofthe contested s| Jot. " The 25th of July 1810, he received the rank of Colonel in the army; the 10th of December 1812, the Lieutenant- Colonelcy of the 22d light dragoons; and the 4th of June 1813, was appoint- ed . Major- General. f " Sir Robert Wilson is f Knight Commander of the Tower ttnd Sword of Portugal; of'Maria There- sa of Austria; of St. Anne and St. George of the Third Class, of Russia; and of the Red Eaole of o Prussia. " Sir Robert Wilson has published several mili- tary and political works." NORTH- WEST EXPEDITION. The following letter has been received bv a gentle- man of Liverpool from his brother, an officer en- gaged on the voyage of discovery in the Arctic Re- gions :— " HUDSON'S STRAITS, July 16.— The day after the transport left us we entered these Straits, which we found choked with ice ; we entered it neverthe- less, and at first made considerable progress, but, as we, expected, were at length beset, or, in other words, the floes of ice having coalesced on all sides, we found ourselves firmly unpacked in the midst of it. Ever since, we have been moving to and fro _ c _ with it, at the rate of five miles an hour, according to the flux and reflux of the tide. Sometimes the ice, dividing, would allow us to push on a few miles, and again uniting, incarcerate us for davs. By this mode of progressing, we have contrived to advance about 70 miles in the Straits. " When I wrote by the transport, I think I ex- pressed an opinion, that we had left England much INQUISITION AT LISBON. A Letter from an Englishman at Lisbon, des- cribes the throwing open of the dungeons of the In- quisition. It seems clear, from the letter in ques- tion, that even in very recent times the establish- ment has been in horrid efficiency, and that one Englishman at least has been among the sufferers: " LISBON, Oct. 20, 1821— I send you a descrip- tion of the Inquisition at this place, which I have been to visit. The Cortes are proceeding steadily with the great work they have undertaken ; anil I have no doubt ' that they will form a constitutional System of Government equal to any in the world. They appear to have the Spanish Constitution and that of the United States of America chiefly in their view. At the sitting of tho Cortes on the 10th instant, Senhor Figueras presented a letter from the Keeper of the Inquisition, stating, that on the building being opened for public inspection, the peo- ple had behaved in a very disorderly manner, break- ing open doors and carrying away papers, < fcc.; and that several persons had actually cried out that the building should be burned, whilst they held lighted candles in their hands, as if about to [ Hit their threat^ into, execution ; which he stated they would have done but for the interposition of the guards. The Keeper therefore prayed that measures should be i taken to prevent the recurrence of such scenes— j Senhor Bastos said, that if any such disorders • as had been described had - occurred, it was owing to the refusal of the keepers to show the instruments ef torture and the lower cells of the prison to the visitants. In his opinion these Gentlemen, the keepers, cherished a religions respecttor the Tribunal, . of which they spoke with apparent veneration. As it was apprehended the people might set fire to the place, it would - be- better to suspend lamps in various parts, and not allow the visitants to carry lights.— Senhor Fernando Thomas proposed that an inscrip- tion, of which the following is a translation, should There are seats in these t rivate passages so contr i\ eel. that a person sitting might inspect two of the ceils at . the same- time, as by a turn of the head he could fix his eye upon the hole over either cell at pleasure ; or he could hear what was said in either. The persons appointed to listen to the discourse of the prisoners wore clotli shoes; so that their footsteps could not be heard. We publish the subjoined" Reflections on an article in The Courier of London, of 5th Oct. ult." translated from the Impartial of 24th of the same month, and received by the last mail from Madrid, because we conceive it is but fair that nations which are so habitually and designedly insulted by certain portions of the British Press, should have an oppor- tunity of defending themselves, and prevent the public mind from being deceived and deluded. The following are the words of that paper :— M. Chron. The article iu question we purposely inserted in the Tmparcial of last Friday, in order that our readers might know the use made of our internal disagreements by the enemies of freedom. It is filled with errors and calumnies. Where do that " terror and violence ; those pdiums which devastate Spain from one extreme to the other" exist ? The tumults of Zaragoza and Madrid have been quieted, thanks to the vigilance of Ihe Government, and without any fatal consequences. Was it in the same mannpr that the convulsion in Paris were suppressed, in the cruel periods of the Revolution ? And an English Journalist, accustomed to see in his own- country, . more remarkable and more fatal disturbances, even at a moment, when interior peace prevails, dares to pourtray, in such black colours, tbe oscillations of opinion in a people, new, indeed, intheart of being free, but sufficiently enlighten- ed to abhor extremes, and refrain from all projects con- trary to the Constitution they have sworn to defend. We do not deny that in Spain there are some elements of anarchy ; but where is the country in which they rlo not exist ? Neither can we deny that the period of a Re- volution is the most suitable for the union and develop- ment of those same elements, yet they are not of that dreadful nature which is here insinuated, since from the 16th of November last, - when they actively shewed them- selves, up to the present time, that is, during the lapse of a year, they have gained no advantage over the authorities, and no one single commotion has occurred that was not suppressed with the greatest e.- i- e. In the school of free- dom the nation goes on learning to be free, that is, to obey the laws and magistrates. The terrible example of the French Revolution, the progress made by political science during the last thirty years, and the necessity of adhering to our Constitution, as the anchor of refuge, will render fruitless the efforts of those who seek to diive us beyond the Constitutional line. " Circumstances favour them." In what ? Does the Editor of The Courier suppose, that in Spain there is no one who understands political truths ; and can he have the courage to announce them ? Does he suppose that the Spanish People, naturally circumspect, are so backward in knowing that freedom consists in personal security, in that of thoughts, ami of property ; but that it degenerates into licentiousness when opposed to the laws ? It is true, that in Spain there exists a general motive of discontent, and this is the state of our revenue ; but there is rto Spa- niards so unjust and ignorant, as not to know the origin of this evil. The dilapidations of the preceding reign, the calamities of the late war, and six years of oppression, were the real causes of the backward state in which we now are. This we all know, this we all endure, and we all Couche, the 24th of April 1794, he received from the Emperor of Austria the gold medal and ribbon of Maria Theresa, accompanied with a gold chain. The 31st of October 1794, he was appointed Lieutenant, and Captain in the same year. He served on the Staff as Aide- Iiours, tliev would attack the town ; accordingly they attacked, yesterday, a post near Olinda, which is three miles north of the town, and another at the village of Afjogados, an equal distance to the south- ward. They were repulsed at ea; h point, losing several killed, and deserters and others taken pri- soners. There were twenty militia at the latter post, who defended the bridge until reinforced The European regiment were in the town, with the ex- ception of a party stationed at Olinda. It was not necessary for the main force ofthe town to be en- gaged. All the Europeans are armed, and have been put on permanent duty. ' I'll'.' small part of the forces necessary to repel the attack of yesterday, and the arrival this day of transport No. 2, supposed to have troops from Lisbon, will, no doubt, restore confidence, as it is evident there does not exist any party of consequence in the town billing to join the iliaffected who menaced the place. We have not had any doubt as to what the result from their attacking the town would be, and do not fear any renewed at- tack. SEPT. 23.— In the present unsettled state of this Capitania, it is expected his Majesty's ship Doris, which arrived here yesterday, will remain for the protection ofthe British trading interests here, an application to this effect having been made bv the Vice- Consul at the request ofthe resident British merchants. LONDON Nov. 10, A Supplement to Tuesday's London Gazette has lleen published, containing dispatches from the Go- vernment of Bombay, dated the 10th of March and ftth of April 1821, detailing the various successful operations of the expedition undef the command of The following are some particulars of the latter days of the King's abode, whose health is evidently improved. On th'e 25th, his Majesty came to town and dined with the Duke of Cambridge. A countless multitude had assembled before the Palace to see the King. As the guard endeavoured to keep off the crowd, his Royal Highness gave permission for as many people as the inner court could contain, Mo be allowed to puss through the palace, that every one might see the King, who was in the dining room on the ground floor. Thus a great number of people in succession were admitted through the Palace. After dinner, his Majestv, accompanied bv the Landgravine of Hesse Ilomburg, and the ^ , O' Duchesses of Cambridge and Cumberland, went to the theatre. On the 27th, his Majesty came again to town and inspected the Roval Stud, and dined that dav in private. On the 28th, he gave an audience to General Count Tauenzien, and had the Members of the Public Corporations of'this city presented to him by the High Chamberlain, in the presence of the Ministers of State. The Marquis of London- derry, Prince Metternich, the Count and Coun- tess of Lieven, and the Marquis of Convngham were invited to dine witli his Majesty in private.— In the evening several Ladies were presented, and there was a concert at the Palace. FROM TIIE FRONTIER.— His Majestv has been pleased to give to the Duke Charles of Brunswick, the character of Colonel of Cavalry, a la suite, in the regiment of Hussars of the Guards ; and to Duke Augustus William of Brunswick that of Captain in the same regiment. Yesterday the Duke of York paid a visit to the King, at liis Palate in Pall- mall, on his arrival in England. The Marquis of Londonderry had a long audience of the King yesterday. Extract of a private letter, dated Augsbtirgh, Oct. 29 :—" The King, when he saw the young son of t. he Duke of Cambridge for the first time, asked him if he could speak, the infant immediately replied, ' ( rod save, the King !' "— Courier. His Majesty delights in telling the follovvingstory : In Ireland, at Lord Talbot's, Meyer, the German tailor, or some other German in the Royal suite, could not make himself understood : upon which the King asked one of his Irish attendants, whether there was any person in the house who spoke Ger- man ? The servant replied that he would inquire, and returned, saying— no ; but that he had a cousin who played the Germanjlute, if that would do.— Traveller. Mr. Coke of Hoikham losses twenty thousand pounds this year bv the fall of rents. KING WILLIAM III.— Some worthless agita- tors have taken great pains these last two days to decorate the statute of King William III. in St. James's- square,. with symbols of intolerant Orangism, The first attempt was made on Sunday morning, be- tween seven and eight o'clock ; but the wiseacres were disturbed by tiie appearance of the old man who has the care of the shrubbery, and they decamped rather precipitately, leaving behind them a large rush- basket, in which was a handsome orange and blue silk scarf, and chaplet, a small rope ladder, & c. and in the moat was found a strong rope, terminat- ing in a grappling- hook, and extending from the palisades to the base of the statue. The old man collected this curious property, and deposited it in the watch- box ; but in less than an hour a respect- able looking man applied to him, stating that an in- sane Gentleman had brought t. he things therein one of his mad freaks, and requesting to have them re- stored ; and the silly old man not being up to the thing, did restore them accordingly, for a considera- tion of five shillings. At day- break Monday morn- ing however, his Majesty's effigy was found guadily decorated with the identical scarf and chaplet, and to give the matter more importance, the west end of the town was thickly placarded with large " No Po- pery" posting- bills, announcing the " glorious and immortal" commemoration, & c. The contrivers of this precious scheme, however, failed to make any thing of it; for his Majesty was disrobed as soon as ladders could be procured to reach him, and the placards remained a dead letter; scarcely a single gazer appearing in the square during the whole day. King William III. was born on the 4th of No- vember 1650, and landed in England on the 5th of November 1688. We are happy to understand that accounts are received of the safe arrival at Madras, on the 14th June last, of General Sir Alexander Campbell, his family, and suite. We are happy to perceive that the Lords Com missioners of the Admiralty have promoted Lieut. Matthew Liddon to the rank of Commander. Our readers w ill recollect that this gallant Officer second- ed the efforts of Captain Parry, in his last Arctic voyage, but the etiquette of the service would not admit ofhis being promoted then, as Captain Parry could not lie made Post Captain ( unless by a special Order in Council) until he had served one year as Commander, and which has just expired. We understand that one of the Cashiers of the Navv Pay Office, who some time back received ten days leave of absence to go to Margate, has disap- peared, leaving behind him a deficiency of 40,0001. which loss of course will ultimately fall upon the pub- lic. Surely leave ought not to have been granted to this person before his accounts were audited. IRELAND. ( From the Dublin Journal of Monday.) KINO WILLIAM'S STATUE. The following was published on - Saturday even- ing :—• At a meeting of the Board of Magistrates, held this day, at the Assembly House, the Lord Mayor in the chair : PRESENT— Alderman Sir A. B, King. Exshaw, Archer, Sir W. Stamer, Ca » h Sir R. Shaw. M Kenny, Fleming, Smith, Jones, Abbot, Foot, West, Sheriffs Smith and Whelan, The Lord Mayor read a letter, addressed to the Magi- strates of the Head Office of Police, of which the follow ing is a copy ; — " Mansion House, 3d November, 10 o'clock. " GENTLEMEN—' The Lord Mayor, conceiving that, at this Interesting crisis, the equestrian statue of King Wil- liam the Third, situate at College Green, should not be decorated on the approaching anniversary of his birth- day— the more particularly. as it will happen on to- mor- row, Sunday. " I am therefore desired by his Lordship to request you will immediately communicate these sentiments to ihe different police Magistrates, and that you will give such directions as may seem to you expedient for ihe pur- pose of carrying into effect his Lordship's eiders; an 1 to prevent any breach of the peace, or violation of the Sab- bath, on this occasion. " I have the honour tube. Gentlemen, your most obedient, Verv humble servant, ( Signed) CEOKGJ5 ^ RCHER, Sec. '< To the Magistrates of' the Head Office of Police," & c. ! Resolved unanimously— that we most highly approve' \ of the same, and that we will co- operate, by every legal means in our power, to carry it into effect. Resolved— That the thanks of this Board be given to the flight Hon. the Lord Mayor, for the measures taken by him for the preservation of the peace of this city. Resolved— That the foregoing be printed, published, and distributed. Signed by order, ALLEN and GREEN, Secretaries to the Board of Magistrates. When we read the above letter and resolutions on Saturday evening, we congratulated the coun- try on the apparent approach to perfect concili- ation, but Sunday morning dispelled our dreams of future prosperity and happiness to Ireland. The statue was dressed in more gorgeous attire than at any former occasion, we think, within our memory. It is quite evident that the Lord Mayor or Alder- man Darley, Or any police magistrate, or any con- stable, could have prevented the dressing, or at any rate, it cannot be denied, that any one of them could have removed the trappings on Sunday But such was not the intention, and the proceedings of the Magistrates on Saturday are considered a mere farce. We cannot but admire the peaceable and forbearing conduct of our Catholic fellow citizens. During the whole day, scarcely a person stopt to look at the statue— passengers walked past it with- out seeming to notice that such a thing existed— in a word, all men appeared to view this base endea- vour to excite tumult with silent contempt, and tl Orangemen mayexult as they please, but the real triumph belongs to those whom thev wished to of- fend. The Catholics deem all that has been done by this desperate faction as an insult, not to them, but to the Sovereign and his Government. The Corporation of Dublin have been strongly censured for allowing the Orange exhibition of the 4- th of November, in contempt of their own resolu- tions. 1 hey now plead in justification, that af- ter they had adopted these resolutions, they disco- vered, on consulting the lawyers, that they had no legal means of enforcing them without an affidavit that the Orange proceeding was likely to create a riot. It jvould have been well if tlicy had obtained this legal opinion sooner. The Dublin Patriot of the 1st inst. says, the Limerick Papers received since our last, do not, it is consoling to find, narrate any outrages of recent commission, at least of an aggravated character.— They are still remarkable, however, for the absence of one species of information ; nsyet, notwithstand- ing subscriptions, rewards, promises of pardon, search and investigation, no one has been appre- hended on a charge of murder. What matter for painful contempliition does not the degree of security afforded to the murdered in this ill- fated county offer to the mind ?— and ho\ y astonishing is that fidelity, that faithful adherence, observed towards each other by miscreants leagued in the perpetration of the most hellish and bloody atrocities ! NAVAL REGISTER. — FROM LLOYD'S MARINE LIST, Nov. 6. During Saturday night and the whole of Sunday, the wind blew a dreadful gale from the S. W. N. N. E„ & c. the effects of which are visible along the coast to an almost incredible degree. On reference lo our port letters receiv- ed to- day. it will be seen, that at Yarmouth alone, be- tween 150 and 250 vessels lost anchors and cables; also a great many vessels suffered in the Downs, at Rams- gate. Harwich. Scarborough, & c. but they are chieflv confined to the loss of anchors, cables, masts, & c. We have not yet heard of any lives having been lost; but it is most likely the extent of the damage is not yet ascer- tained. Waterford, Nov. 2 The Skene of Leith, bound to Bristol, ran aground this morning in going down the River, hut she is upright, and it is hoped that she will not sustain much damage. NOV. 9. — The Pilgrim, Richmond, from Amster- dam to Greenock, was on shore in the Teiel oil Monday, having been driven from her anchor. Ra' .' Sgate, Nov. 7.— From the report of our boatmen, we learn they have thisday fallen in with four wrecks on the Goodwin. We have not been able to ascertain any particulars. A ship, supposed to be a West Indiaman, is in charge of two luggers at the buck of the Goodwin. The Valentine, of Dundee, Easton, from Leghorn to Corfu, struck on a sunken rock about two miles to the SE. of the Island of Fano, on the night of the 30th of September, and went down in a few minutes. Crew saved in their boat, and arrived at Corfu. Stockton, Nov. 6.— The Cossack, Tuiker, from Riga to Newcastle, was driven on > borc between Hartlepool and the Tees, on Sunday, during a violent galeatENE. She has four feet water in her hold, bat if the weather continues moderate, may be got. If. The master reports, that 19 other vessels, principally in the coal trade, were onshore near the same place. The Industry, M'Laggan, of and from Leith, was carried into Harwich on Wednesday, with loss of anchors, cables, and boat, and bulwarks stove, having been on shore on the Andrew, off the harbour. The Betsey and Kitty, Ally, from Perth to Chiches- ter, was driven on shore near Yarmouth during the late gales. Wednesday a Court of Directors was held at the East India House, when Captain M. Hamilton was sworn into the command of the ship Dunira, con- signed to Bombay and China. The ship Herefordshire arrived at Anjieron the 27th of July, and proceeded for China the follow- ing day. The East India Company's ship Lowther Castle, arrived in Bengal, the 22d of May ; the Atlas and General Kvd, the 24th of May ; the Kellie Castle arrived at Madras the 14th of June; the Kent ar- rived at Bombay the 10th of June ; the General Harris outward- bound, put into St. Dennis, Isle of Bourbon, for water. The' ship Herefordshire ar- rived at Anjier on the 27th ot July, and proceed- ed for China the following day. MELANCHOLY SHIPWRECKS. HASTINGS. Nov. 1.— During the gale of yesterday the Danish galliot Young Martha, from Boulogne to Botirdeaux. in ballast, came on shore between Hastings and Rye harbour, near the Martello Tower, No. 33, and very soon became a complete wreck. As t ; e gale increased, with a heavy surf, it was with the utmost diffi- culty that a boa: could be got off to the assistance of this vessel; three Officeis of the Coast Blockade, however, made the attempt, in a six oared galley ; but before they could launch their boat from the beach, they observed one of the crew of the galliot struggling with the waves, and Mr. Drake. Admiralty Midshipman, immediately swamoffto his assistance, carrying with him a , ope, tfie extremity of which was held by Mr. Baruiston. w ho was up to his neck in the surf ; and although the sea was very, high, Mr. Dr. tke succeeded iu reaching the unfor* tunate man, who was nearly exhausted, and securing the rope round his body, he was recovered from tile devour ing element. There still remained clinging to the wreik the masler, three of the crew, two women, and three children, all of whom could be distinctly seen from t. ie beach. Every exertion was made by Messrs. Diake, Burnett, and Barniston, Midshipmen, and a parly of seamen, to get a boat off to their assistance, and they succeeded iu reaching almost within hail of the wreck ; but. unfortunately, they were driven to fceWaid by the heavy sea and tide, and being obliged lo make for the shore, their boat was upset, and they were forced lo swim fur their lives. This did not, however, u. icr thein from making a second attempt ; for hauling their boat aiong shore to windward of the wreck, they launched bet again, but they bad scarcely got through the surf when the boat : .(- , .„- . -,..!, ,{! « , ( fa, shipped a very heavy spa, and whs upset, Et? d, with ftvff. seamen, composing flit- crew, these brave men were near-* ly sacrificed to their humanity, being obliged again to swim through a dreadful surf to reach the shore. Ths scene which followed was distressing in the highest de-- gree ; the mizenmast was carried away, sweeping into the sea two women with three children, and two of tile crew ; they were seen for a short time struggling with the waves, but soon sunk lo rise no moie. Two of the crew still re- mained tin the wreck, and were seen on the foremast, icj which it is supposed they had lashed themselves, but as the gale increased, accompanied with a tremendous sea, every attempt to get them proved in vain. These pool- fellows remained iu this situation for several hours, but the foremast being carried at 11 p. al. they must have been precipitated into the deep. The. bodies of two wo- men, two children, and one man have been picked up. The Brazen, Captain Shepheard, and Harry store ship, from St. Helena, have brought to Plymouth Lieutenant Campbell, R. N. and the late garrison of the Isle ot Ascension, having been relieved by Major Campbell, and a party of Royal Marines. Ascension abounds witli Guinea fowl, so much so, that a good day's shooting cart be had ; the horned cattle were but few ; goats in con- siderable numbers. Six days* supply of water could be collected, but with great trouble. Vegetation was thriv- ing fast. The late garrison consisted of fifty men. Captain Nourse is appointed to command the Andro- mache, of 40 guns, at Portsmouth, which ship is fitting for the Cape of Good Hope, where Capt. Nourse is ap- pointed Commodore. MARKETS, Sc. AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN, The following is the General Average which governs Importation, taken from the Weekly Returns, of the Quantities and Price of British Corn, Winchester mea- sure, in England - andfWaies, for the week ended 3d November: — VY heat, Rye, Barley, Oats, - The average price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, com- ptited from the returns made in the week ended Nov 7, is 29s. 4? d. per cwt. duty exclusive. CORN EXCHANGE Nov. 9. Although the supply of all grain this week has been considerably less than was expected, yet it is more than equal to the demand, which continues exceedingly heavy, except for prime samples of Wheat and Barley, whicll met tolerably free sale on full as good terms as on Mon- day ; but the inferior qualities could not be got off although on lower terms by 2s. per quarter. Fine Oats and Beans support Monday's prices, but White and Grey Peas were rather cheaper. HADDINGTON CORN MARKET, Nov. 9. A large supply of Wheat in market, which met with a very dull sale. P. ites rather lower than last day— Top- price of new Barley Is. lower than, and Oats same as, last day. Wheat. | Barley. I Oats. | Pease I Deans » First 35s Od | 24s od | 18s Od | 17s Od I 17s Od Second- 3Is Od I 21s Od [ 16s Od | 15. Od I 15- Od Third— 29s Od | 19- Od | 15s Od | 13 Od | 13, Od This day there were 430 bolls of Oatmeal in Edin-, burgh Market— Retail price per peck of best oatmeal. Is, 2d. seco » d Is. Id. FAIRS. NO VEMT1BR. Forfar, 1st Wednesday Dornoch. Bar's Fair, do. Edinburgh, Hallow- fair, 2d Monday Longsidc, 2d Tuesday Aboyne. Hallow- far, 2d Wednesday Fortrose. do. Beauly, Hollow- mass, 12th day. or Wednesday aftei Macduff; 3d Wednesday & Thursday Inverness, Wednesday afier 18 th Beauly, Martinmas, Wed- nesday after Inverness Potarch, Thursday before 22d Tarland, Tuesday andWed- nesday after 22d Huntly, Thursday after do. Newdeer, ditto ditto Oldmeldrum. Saturday after ditto Keith, Martinmas Market, last Tuesday —( New Stile.) Rorichie, Ross- shire, do. Dustan. Aberlour, lastTbur. ( Old Stile.) Stricben, Hallow- fair, 1st Tuesday and Wednesday Ellon, do. Huntly. Martinmas ' Fair, 1 st Tuesday Grantown, 1st fhursday Peterhead, 2d Tuesday Metblick. Si. Dennis Fair, do. and Wednesday Forres. St. Leonard's, 2J Wednesday Stonehaven, the Thursday before Martinmas Montrose, l5t Friday after do. Cromarty, 3d Tuesday Udny. do. Lenaho, do. and Wed. R- ayne, Andermas Fair, 4tll Tuesday Fordyce, 4th Thursday Fettercairn last Tuesday MORPETH Nov. 7.— A great show of Cattle, and a good many Sheep ; being many buyers, fat sold readily at last week's prices •- Beef fro n 4s. 9d, to 5s. 6d. — Mut- ton from 4s. 8d. to 5s lOd. per stone, sinking offals. DOUNE PKYSI'.— The great Doune Tryst com- menced on Tuesday last, when a great number of sheep appeared and the demand brisk, at an advance of from 2s. to 3s. on the last Falkirk Tryst. The sale of tattle took place on the Wednesday and Thursday A diffe- rence of opinion is entertained as to the average prices- some insisting that they were reduced considerably beneath the cheering prices of Falkirk. The most intef- ligent dealers however, agree in stating, that though prices did not absolutely sustain their former standard, yet that the difference was not very material. Although the show of cattle on the crofts was considerably greater than for some previous years, yet from the number of ' purchasers that appeared from the south and elsewhere, it is believed that but few will remain unsold. On tfie whole, therefore, this market may be reckoned a good passing market, at a reduction of, at an average. 3 to 1} per cent. The show of horses was poor, and the salea indifferent. YORK WOOL MARKET— We had a very poor show of Wool at our market, which sold at from 14s. to 15s. 6d. per stone. SM1TIIFIELD MARKET, Nov. 9. To sink tbe Offal, per stone of Klbs. Beef, 3s Od to 4s Od I Veal, 3s Od to 5s Oft Mutton, 2s 6d to 3s lOd | Pork, 3s Od to 5s Oil Beasts, 640- Sheep, & c. 6.91) 0— Calves. 110— Pigs, 120. EDINBURGH, . W 13. The winter sittings of the Court of Session com* mcnced this mottling. At a meeting ot the Town Council, held ort , Wednesday, the Lord Provost observed, that a | Committee having been appointed to consider what reductions were practicable in the expenditure of the city, he had now to propose, that the s ilary attach-' etl to Ins own office should suffer a reduction of L200. Bailie Henderson o'>- ervvd, that, in his- opinion, the salary as it stood was not more than a. iequate to uphold the respectability of the office. There might be some rare instances . of an individual unui..).; .. j li g, bill lie Was perstiaui d that, in general, the salary reli short of the unavoidable dis « i buisements. In the case of" the present Lord Pro- i vost, it was true that tiie Joss of some hundreds in l supporting the dignity of his station would be little | regarded; but to some of his successors it may be of more importance ; and, on tliat account, tie feit it his dutv to oppose the reduction. Old Dean of Guild Smellie supported the view taken bv Bailie Henderson. By one or tsvo members it was thought time ought to be allowed for the farther considera- tion of the motion : but the Council ultimately de- cided that no alteration whatever should take, place in the Lord Provost's salary. EQCKSTHIAN " STATUE OF GEORGE III.— We understand that it is in contemplation to erect, by bv subscription, a magnificent equestrian statue to the memory of our late respected Sovereign. The site proposed is, we hear, the west end of Great Kin « Street, in the space between that' street and the Roval Circus. On Monday next the mail from London to Glas- gow commences running on the new plan, and will consequently reach that city on Wednesday evening. On Tuesdav his Grace the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon left Hamilton Palace for Paris. On Wednesday last the Reverend the Presby- tery of Glasgow took on trials for ordination Mr. John J. Paterson, preacher of the Gospel, in con- sequence of his having received a call to the Scotch Church in Sunderland, Durham; and Mr. Paterson having gone through all his trials, to the full satis- faction of the Presbvtery, they ordained him to be minister of that charge. The trustees of the late Earl of Strathm'ore have returned 20 per cent' toulie tenants on the estates of his Lordship, situate near Barnard Castle, at a rent day held a few days ago. Newby Lawson, Esq; of Witton Hall, at his rent day last week, returned his tenants 1,5 per cent. At Newton, on the 12th infet. the Rev. JOHN Minister oF Dun. tollKi. EN, youngest daughter of David Scott. Esq, o. f Newton. DEATHS At her house, in Union Street, on the 5th eurt. Miss LIR. nrccA . CUMINK, youngest daughter of Charles, (- limine of Kininmonth. .. At Forres, on the 26th ult, Mrs. ANN SCTER, late of Marcassie, aged 76 years. At Eochee, uear Dundee, on the 6th curt, the Rev. JAMES CEVDKN, Minister of Fettercairn. At Eongforgan, on the 6th current, the Rev. An AM CAIRNS, Minister of Lonfurgan. BIRTHS. In York Place. London, on tile 4th inst. the I. ady of Win Wrixoit Becher, Esq. M. P. ( formerly Miss O'Neil) of a daughter. In Queen Street, 011 the 6! h inst. the Lady of Lieut.- Colonel Koss. ofthe 4th Dragoon Guards of a daughter. At Mungall Cottage. 011 the 6th iust. Mrs. Stainton, of Biggarshislls, of a daughter. MAR IMAGES. At the British Ambassador's house, in Brussels, on the 26th ult. Co orvel Herington, to Mrs. Dickinson. At Portohello. on the 7th inst. Mr. David Brown, writer, Edinburgh, to Ann, daughter of the late Mr. Wm Hunter, merchant. Edinburgh. At North Wellington Place, Glasgow, on the Cth inst. Major William Steuart, ofthe !) lst reaiment. to Anne, only daughter of the late Capt. John Kennedy of Springhall. DEATHS. At l;.( lin? ton Park. Warwickshire, on the ,~ Ist ult. I. ady Elizabeth Stanhope, sister of the Earl of Chester- field. At Edinburgh, on the 7th. inst. Charles Murray, Esq. formerly ofthe Theatre- Royal. Covent Garden. At Gatehouse. 011 the 25th ult. James Irving, Esq. surgeon, late of St. James's, Jamaica. On the 22d nit. Dr. Mazet, one of the French Physi- cians sent to Barcelona. He fell a victim to the yellow fever. On the 5th inst. Mr. Edward Finby, eldest son of Wm Finlay, Fw). of Trees. completely recovered tiis health, ar. d suffered nothing from the fatigues of his journey. We before stated, that his reception amongst his Hanoverian subjects was highly gratifying ; but it is said, that in the Ne- therlands he was by no means treated with the re-, spect due to his rank. Even in garrisoned places, no guards of honour were turned out to wait upon him, although he was travelling as King of Great Britain ; and until he reached Calais, when a royal salute was fired, lie met with nojnore attention than any other traveller. Such conduct on the part of the King ofthe Netherlands seems truly unacount- able, owing, as he does, his Crown to Great Bri- tain ; and we venture to say, that had he been travelling in this country, he would have experienc- ed treatment very different. That he should have shewn disrespect to the King of England, in order to gratify the Emperor ALEXANDER— for that is reported— we cannot conceive : but if it be possible, our relations with foreign powers are in an extraor- dinary slate indeed. What shall his Majesty think of the measures pursued by his Ministers, when the result to him personally is neglect amounting to in- sult ? The time was, and that very lately, that no power on the Continent would have dared to treat the King of Great Britain in a manner unworthy of the former high character of the country ; but when the King of the Netherlands acts thus— the very creature of England acts thus— what shall be expected from his superiors ; Quiil fnciant iomini, audent cum talia minores ? INCORPORATIONS. Office- hearers of the Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen, for the ensuing year, elected Nov. 10, 1821. The Rev. Dr. ROSS. Patron. ALEXANDER HARPER, Baker, Unanimously re elected Deacon- Convener. CroiiGK ANDERSON, Jttu. Tailor, unanimously conti- nued Master of Hospital. Trades. Deacons. Poxmaslers. Hammermen, ... Thomas ll. u'rd. Win Smith, Glazier. linkers,' ... ... Coiivr. Harper, George Troup. Wrights Coopers, George Michie, James Cobban. Tailors William Nicol, William Fyfe. Shoemakers, ... George Watson. William Clyne. Weavers Alex. M- Kenzic, John Frost. Fleshers Win Duncan, Jus Williamson. John Bai ron. Watchmaker, Factor of the Widows' Fund. John Chalmers, Builder, Treasurer of the Trades' School. John Leslie. Goldsmith, ( the founder;) Treasurer to the Trades' Widow*' Supplementary Fund. Adam Coutts, aud Alexander Allan, Conjunct Clerks and ConsuUors. We understand tho King has been pleased to appoint James Anderson, A. M. Preacher of the Gospel, to be assistant and successor to the Rev. William Anderson, Minister of St. Fergus. The Kirk Session Of Skene have received, for the bene- fit ofthe Poor of that Parish," by the hands of Mr. R. DUTHIE. Merchant, Eighteen Pounds, being the amount of a Legacy left by the late Mr. Wit, THOMSON, Chapel Street, I..' J of duty having been deducted. Fceros by wmc, to be laid to rry cKarge, i& hicfc is a mat- ter that I know nothing about less or more. At the time that it was said to have happened, I was confined to jny bed by sickness. As to my present Wife, T declare solemnly, that she and every other person but myself were ignorant of, and wholly free from, the crime of which I am to suffer. ( Signed) •• GEORGE TUOM." ( Signed) ALEX. THOM, Witness. GEORGE TURKEFF, Witness. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. 77 / E ( nnoMcu:. ABERDEEN: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1821. The Editor of the Aberdeen Chronicle, grateful for the highly respectable Patronage, which has so long enabled him to maintain the cause of Truth and Inde- pendence, begs leave to inform his SUBSCRIBERS. . that from the first day of December next, the Paper will be enlarged to the utmost limits that the law permits; so that, at the present important crisis, more extensive in- formation maybe afforded concerning public affairs. In making the necessary arrangements a considerable ex- pence has been incurred, in consideration of which, he trusts it will not be thought- unreasonable, that the Price be advanced to that charged for every other Newspaper, Seven- pence— when delivered in Town, £ 1; 1 Os. 6d. per Annum*-* and £ 1 12s. sent by Post.- I2y the new Arrangements at the Post Office. Subs- crilrers in the North will receive their Papers in course of Post, in place of losing a day as formerly ; an advantage of no small ' importance, while the delivery to the South- ward continues as before. The EWITOR trusts it is unnecessary for him to make new professions of Independence and Impartiality. W hen be commenced his labours, not one Independent Newspaper • was published in Scotland, and for several years he stood alone ; it is not to he presumed that he will now desert bis Post, w hen the Free ' Tri as of'' Scotland does honour to the Country, and casts a proud defiance in the teeth of the Paction that has so long been its disgrace. ® ummarg of politics. HOWEVER benevolent his Majesty's inten- tions mav have been, in his endeavours to do away party animosities in Ireland, it is truly lamentable, that it appears to be daily inflamed and exasjierated more and more. As we anticipated in our hist pa- per. the statue of King WILLIAM was decorated in College Green, on the 5tii instant ; and the Corporation of Dublin gravely inform the public, t'lat they were afraid tiicy could not legally prevent s ich decoration, unless it had been likely that a riot would be the consequence. At Londonderry, Sir GEORGE HILL'S yeomanry cavalry behaved in the mist atrocious manner, scouring the streets, and threatening the lives of the Catholics, who had given no cause of offence whatever ; and in many parts of the country, the day was celebrated with more than usual eilat, as if fo irritate the feelings of fellow- subjects unnecessarily were a constitu- tional right, to be asserted under whatever circum- stances. On the other- hand, the Catholics evi- dently expected that such celebration of King WIL- LIAM'S Birth- day, and the Gunpowder Plot, would lie discontinued, after his Majesty's pleasure was known ; and at Galway, where the population is chiefly Catholic, the greatest indignation was ma nifested at the conduct of the Commanders of three Cruizers, who dressed colours and fired royal salutes in honour of tire day. We suspect, however, that k was not optional w: ith these Commanders to cele- brate the dav in that mariner or not, as it was for- merly a standing order, which may not have been yet rescinded : but be that as it may, some decisive measures scents absolutely necessary, to put an end to these unhappy dissensions, considering how that unfortunate country is otherwise disturbed. Troops are daily embarking on the west coast of England for Ireland, for apprehensions are entertained of a general rising of the peasantry ofthe west and south; but state policy mnst remedy such evils, and upon the meeting of Parliament, a subject of so great im- portance will no doubt occupy its early attention. It is not a little singular, that inert devoted to the implicit support of all Ministers, as the Corporation of Dublin are, should persist in conduct evidently tending to disturb the public pcace, and in direct opposition to the will of the Sovereign ; but so it is, although the anomaly is not to be easily accounted for. His Majesty, our readers will see, arrived safe suid well it Carlton Palace on tlie 8th iust. having That the people of the Netherlands detest the po- licy of England we well knew ; we knew that they attribute great losses and degradations to the war that sunk France in the scale of nations, and res- tored the sway ofthe Bourbons : but that the King should be suspectcd of sharing the sentiments of tbe people we did not know, nor did we conceive it possible. Upon the whole, it is to be feared, that his Majesty's excursion to the Continent has not been so agreeable as that to Ireland ; and it is said, that he intends to reside at Brighton during the greater part of the winter, the pavilion having been fitted up for Ins reception. The contradictory reports concerning Russia and the l'orte still continue, and it has become tiresome to notice thein farther, until the progress of events make known the, real designs of the Court of Peters- burgh. But the state of the Continent at present is such, that the breaking out of hostilities in more countries than one is but too probable. In another part of our paper v. ill be found an extract from a Spanish Journal which will be read with much in- terest. While the writer accuses the English Mi- nisterial Journals of hostility to the Constitution, and misrepresentation " of the Spanish people, lie asserts, that thpy are determined to defend their liberties to the uttermost, and the co- operation of Portugal is reckoned quite certain. He predicts, that an attack upon Spain will once more deluge Europe with blood1, and ably vindicates his country- trymenfrom thechurges ofjacobinismbrought against them by the Courier. Spain, however, must assume a warlike attitude, and have in readiness a well or- ganized army, or resistance may prove ineffectual; and should she fail in the contest, the slavery and de- gradation of the country will be more grievous than ever. Fortunately the disease that has depopulated some districts, now assumes a nnlder form, and hopes are entertained that, as the cold season sets in, it may entirely disappear. The Bridge Street Association, whose vexatious prosecutions have so often been checked by the Grand Juries throwing out their bills, attempted lately a new course of proceeding against the Edi- tor of the News, Mr. PHIPPS. They applied at Bow Street for a summary warrant to auprehend Mr. P. and compel him to give bail to answer a charge that was intended to be brought against him. At the time the application was made, there were four Magistrates upon the Bench, and Sir It. BIUN IE, addressing tbe applicant, said, " When we have brought the Editor before us, suppose he should refuse to give bail, what would you have us to do with him. Would you wish us to send him to jail ?" The applicant said, " it was not for him to say, what course they would feel it their duty to pursue." Sir RICHARD said, it was pretty apparent that, this application was made in the way of experi- ment, but the applicant might be assured, that the Magistrates would not lend. themselves to the views of Mr. SHARP, the Secretary, or bis employers, bv countenancing such an irregular proceeding."— The other Magistrates agreeing with Sir RICHARD BI IINIE, the application . was dismissed, and the Association must again try their fortune before a Grand Jury. Were such applications, On the part of this Constitutional Association, to be entertained by Magistrates every independent Editor of a Newspaper would be liable to the most harassing and vexatious persecution ; but although, in the case mentioned, the application was backed by the opinion of Mr. ADOI. PHUS, the Magistrates re- fused to depart frotn the known laws and practice of the country. Our readers will see that legal proceedings have l> een commenced by Mr. GIBSON against the libel- lers who traduced his character in the Beacon, and also against ten of the Bondsmen who bound them- selves lo pay certain sums of money in support of the PRINCIPLES of that Journal. We were never able to comprehend how any individual could engage by pecuniary aid to Support a newspaper, and vet avoid personal responsibility for its contents. We are, therefore, happy to find, that a decision upon this point is to take place ; and although we venture not to anticipate the result of Mr. GIBSON'S actions, our readers may be assured, that the case will prove highly interesting. It is no doubt a novelty to find tbe Lord Advocate, and Solicitor General, and other public functionaries under prosecution for false and malicious libels— but tlie circumstances are altogether unprecedented ; and the public will wait with much anxiety for the ample information which the trial will no doubt afford. We say trial, because, if we are rightly informed, in all actions of damages, issues must be shaped for the Jury Court, that the facts may in the first instance be ascertained. BIRTHS— At Montrose, 011 the 7th irist. Mrs. GEO. CsAWFolto was safely delivered ofa Son. At Edinburgh, on the 12th inst. the Lady of Major JAMES IIA RVFY of Castiesemple, of a daughter. MARRIAGES At Stoneywood. on the 5th inst. bv the Rev. Mr. Tawse, Mr. PETER MERSON, of the Aca- demy, Elgin, to EI. IZA. only daughter of Charles Smith, Esq. Paper Manufacturer there. At Manse of Kintore, on Saturday last, by the Rev. John Shand, Mr. W. REID, Merchant, Aberdeen, to MARGARET, daughter of the late Robert Shand, Esq. Port Maria, Jamaica. At Edinburgh, 011 the fith current. Captain AT. EX- ANIIER GORDON. 11. N. to MARY ELISABETH, only daugh- ter of the late Sir Ernest Gordon, Baronet, of Park. At Montrose, on the 15th inst. PETER GUIU. EAUME. Esq. Jersey, tc HELEN MARGARET, daughter of the late Mr. Robert Taylor, Montrose. As a very extraorliiuiry proof of the mildness of the season, ripe Strawberries were, on Thursday last, pulled in an open field belonging to James Simpson, near the Broadliill, . in this neighbourhood. A very remarkable circumstance occurred in the death, September last, of a Highland Poney, aged Forty, in the parish of Towie. New Dispatch ofthe Post.— On Thursday last, the 8th curt, a numerous meeting of the Heritors. Merchants, and other Inhabitants of the Burgh of Elgin, unanimous- ly agreed to unite with the County of Aberdeen, in sup- porting the arrangements proposed by the General Post Office ; and lo prevent, by every means in their power, those attempted to lie introduced by the Chambet of Com- merce in Edinburgh,.;- and, on the following day. the Gentlemen of the County, in a full meeting, entered into resolutions to the same import— copies of which, and also ; of those of the Burgh Meeting, were transmitted to the Lords ofthe Treasury* and lo the Postmaster- General. On Saturday the 10th current, the Annual General Meeting ofthe Journeyman Conivner Court of this city, was held in the Thistle Tavern, Castle Street, for the election of a Convener, Master of Hospital, & c. when the following were dnly chosen, viz. .— AI. KX. CRUBEN. Wright, Convener. GEORGE DOVERTY, Weaver, Master of Hospital. JOHN RIDDLK. Hammerman, Clerk. Hammermen.— John M'Dunald, deacon ; Wtn. Fet- teresso, box- master; John Riddle, first master ; Peter Duncan, second do. linkers.— fcilin Shanks, dencoi ; John Robertson, box- master; William Strachan, first master ; John Booth, second do. Wrights.— George Perry, deacon ; William Brebner, box- master ; Alex. Cruden, first master ; James Rae, second do. Tailors— John Inston, deacon; William M'Leod, box- master ; George Weir, first master; George Cantly, second do. Shoemakers.— Alex. Paterson, deacon ; David Morice, box.- master ; Robert Shaw, first master; WM. Milne, seennd do. Weavers.— Wm. Ogiivie, deacon ; John Gunn, box- master ; Robert Stewart, tifst master ; George Doveriy, second do. Fleshers— George Edd'. son, deacon ; Peter Davidson, jun. box- waster ; Robert Stewart, first master ; Peter Scott, second do. Wm. Morrison, Tailor, re- elected Officer. EXECUTION. Yesterday, Grorge Tkom convicted, at the last Circuit Co* irt of Justiciary here, of murdering by poison William Mitchell, his Brother- itr- Law, residing at Bur'ns » de,' in the parish of Keig, suffered the awful and ignominious punishment due to his crime,, in front of tlie Jail in this city. The circumstances of this extiaordinary and atrocious case were of an aggravated nature, and attracted the at- tention ofthe public in no ordinary degree, so as to leave an impression not readily to be effaced. It is. therefore, doubtless in the recollection of our readers, that Thorn attempted t, he destruction of a whole family, with which he had lately •'' connected himself by marriage, in order to get the money, and other property of which he knew them to be possessed, or to which the branches of the family had recently succeeded. To effect this horrible purpose, he found means of introducing poison into their victuals, in consequence of which Wiiliam, the younger Brother, after great suffering, died; while the other Brother in- Law, find two. Sisters, who gave evidence on the trial, after being reduced to a state of pain and debility, under which they still labour, were merely saved from falling also victims to the ruthless design of their unworthy re- lative. by the accidental circumstance of having ate spar- ingly of the poisoned food, so that the medical aid, though late resorted to, was so far effectual in bringing about their recovery. . The unforiunate man. as well on his trial as afterwards, and in face of the Strongest circumstantial evidence, so- lemnly denied the crime for which justice had condemned him to suffer. To this he appears, alter ' receiving sen- tence, to have been more strongly prompted by a vain hope he had entertained of the interest of a family of dis- tinction, which he had strongly solicited, l> eing used in his favour. But being soon informed, that the atrocity of the crime, which had been sufficiently proved against him, must forbid any interference in his case, he appeared to open his eyes to a sense of his situation, with deep con- trition confessing his guilt, and humbly begging of God to look upon him in mercy, and to forgive him his great and heinous sins, 4> only for the sake of Jesus Christ the Saviour, who came to save sinners, of whom he was the chief/' He thus appeared, in a becoming frame of mind, to receive with unfeigned humility and penitence, the solemn admonitions, and to profit bythe salutary instruc- tons of the Rev. Mr. THOM, the Ordinary of the Prison, and ofthe Rev. I) r. KIDD, in their unceasing and zealous attention for his spiritual welfare and improvement ; as well as duly to appreciate the pious assistance of the other worthy Clergymen b}' whom he was visited, to which the thorough knowledge of the Scriptures which he evinced, it was believed, must greatly con- tribute. While thus seemingly penetrated with a pun- gent sense of his guilt, he wrote a Certificate in vin- dication of his Wife, from any participation of his crime, and afterwards addressed a letier to the IVJitchells, ex- pressive of his deep regret fur the offence he had com- mitted against them, imploring their forgiveness, and begging they would receive his Wife with affectionate re- gard, as their Sister, altogether free of blame ; and of these interesting documents we give copies. It was about this time, and on Sunday the 4th inst. when his Sons, his Daughter, and Nephew, came to take a solemn fare- well of their unhappy parent and relation. The scene was painfully distressing to all who witnessed it, and the piercing lamentations of his afflicted family were truly heart- rending. In this solemn and trying hour, when the mind subdued by a sense of guilt, might be expected to be laid open before its Maker, a circurastancc occurred, affording a striking proof of lamentable hypocrisy, on the part pfthe unhappy criminal, and of the deceitfulness of the human heart; for while he openly maintained the same self- abasement and resignation to his fate he had for some time manifested, he meditated by sell destruction, an escape from the ignominy that awaited him, without regard to that more dread punishment be must expect, by thus rendering himself still farther obnoxious to the dis- pleasure of that God, whose laws he had already H) grossly violated, and whose mercy he so pathetically implored. At the moment of embracing one of liis Sons,., whom lie saw befor- olmn, m all the agflr. y of poignapt grief sucti a parting was calculated to produce," he slipped a written note into his hand, wherein he expressed hi « earnest wish that he might speedily convey to him such poison, as might be most effectual in depriving him of life. The answer, in a letter from the Son to the unhappy Father, was an exhortation to him, that he should submit to, the punish- ment awarded him by the injured laws of his country, and apply to the throne of grace for the only true consolation, which could support him in the greatest distress and at the hour of death. Information of this last effort of despair being communicated lo the proper Authorities, two men were placed in his room, and by turns other two always remained with him, until the day of his execution ar- rived. From this time, a gre. it change appeared upon the heart of the unhappy man, who, although occasionally much agitated with the prospect before him, set about the great work of repentance in earnest, leaving no doubt but his contrition was sincere, and that he prepared him- self with humble zeal, for appearing before his la-, t and great tribunal. This satisfactory result of the pious labours ofthe attending Clergymen was fully expressed in the Confession, as subjoined, which he wrote and de- livered to the lie v. Mr. THO: J, the day before his execu- tion. About two o'clock, the criminal was brought down to the lobby of the Court House, where his shroud was put | on, and his arms pinioned. He . was then brought into j the old Court, where, on the Magistrates taking their seats, he returned them his grateful thanks for their humane attention to his temporal comforts, as he did to the Rev. Mr. THOM and Dr. Kim), for their pious endeavours for his spiritual interest. A portion, of the I03d psalm was i sung, after which, Dr. Kinn delivered an earnest and suit- able prayer, the prisoner of necessity keeping his seat from his state of debility, or weakness of his limt> s, such as to prevent his standing alone, or walking without assistance to the scaffold, whether he was immediately supported by the two Clergymen. A chair being placed for his ac commodation, he sat while part of the 103d psalm washy his own desire sung, and an impressive prayer being then deliver ed by the llev. MR. THOM. the criminal, who ap- peared to be a good deal agitated, was supported to the drop, which fell about five minutes from 3 o'clock, and he died without a struggle. The crowd which attendee! was immense, and drew an expression of astonishment from the prisoner when he first appeared ; but the greatest order, was observed, both dur- ing the awful solemni'y, and while the Staff of the Aber- deenshire Militia, which attended the Execution, escorted to the College the body for dissection, in terms of the j sentence. I He was. it is believed, contrary to some reports in cir- i culation, born in the parish of A1 ford, of respectable pa- rents, who gave him a good education. lie was bred to the trade of a Blacksmith, but did not follow that profes- sion regularly, having afterwards taken a small farm and dealt a little in cattle ; but in that, as in his transactions generally, his character was rather that of an artful cun- ning man. Of no mean capacity, however, his uncom- mon shrewdness and sagacity was well known to the people in his neighbourhood, by whom he was looked up to for advice and assistance in cases of difficult}-. And with such talents, to carry him respectably through life, without the temptation of poverty, his ignominious exit, at the advanced ago of 61 years, affords an awful example of the danger of allowing covetoushess to take possession of the heart. Aberdeen Jail, 21 st Oct. 1821. The? e do certify, that the bearer, Jean Mitchell, my wife, is innocent and also entirely ignorant of the crime laid to my charge— this I declare to be truth as the words ofa dying man. ( Signed) GEOLIGE TIIOM. A LEX. BROWN. Witness. GEORGE TO A REEF, Witness. Copy of a Letter from George Tho*> ry under sentence of death, to the Mitchells. Aberdeen Jail, Nov. ,3, 3 821. JAMES, MART, and HELEN MITCHELLS, I could not with ease of mind leave this world, without writing to" you, whom I have so much offended. I need not here mention the offence, because ft is too well known to my sad regret. All that I want of yon is, what I hope you will not refuse. I mean, that you will for- give me for this great offence done to you all, and that with sincere hearts, and from tlie heart of every one of you. And Of consider the unhappy condition that I have brought myself toby sin, and from hence take warning to lay hold on Christ, the Saviour of sinners, and pray to him earnestly for the- Spirit of Grace to direct you in your Christian course, and never to leave you to yourselves as I was ; for he assured, that by nature, you are as bad as I, and so is the whole human racc*; and if left to them- selves, would do any thing that is sinful. Therefore, I earnestly beseech you to fly to God in prayer, for his grace to keep yon in the way of your duty. O ! do not pretend of yourselves to amend your ways, but come'to . Tesus just as you are, and if you do that, he alone can give you new heaVts and new lives. And be persuaded, that there is no true and solid happiness but in religion, for worldly comforts are nothing, especially at the hour of death. 1 have nothing farther to urge upon you, but that you do not forsake my dear Wife, your sister ; for be assured, that she had no hand in what I did. any more than any of you had; and, therefore, I hope in God that you will not disown her on my account; you may easily judge what condition she must be in, and therefore, do not be so cruel as to deny her a sister's af- fection in your hearts. I hope that you will take the first opportunity of letting her know, that you have no inward grudge at her, which will afford her great consolation in her present distressful condition. OI consider how afflicting it is for her to be disowned by her very own brother and sisters, when she had no blame. If you write to her, direct to the care of Mr. Al. T. in Gordon's Hospital, Aberdeen, who has been her true friend, and mine also, in every respect. I must in a " short time leave this world, and I thank God that I am leaving it with- out any grudge at any person on earth, without excep- tion. Now, I'hope in God, that you will all consider what I have written to you. and may the Lord bless yo'u all. is the sincere prayer of your unfortunate and unworthy, GEORGE THOM. " Aberdeen Jail, Xov. 15, 1821. " I now find it to be my duty plainly to acknowledge the crime for which I am here confined, anil am soon to suffer, I hereby, with deep Contrition of heart, confess my guilt, and humbly beg of God to look upon; me in mercy, and to forgive my great and henious MIIS, only for the sake of Jesus. Christ, the Saviour, who came to save sinners, of whom I am the chief. * 4 J bought the arsenic from *. ***$*## and .. put Ji in the salt upon the Sabbath morning. " As to the particular time that I first entertained the diabolicality of doing it, I do not exactly mind, . the mo- tives were covetousness. As to my feeling, both before and after, I can give but little account; for to say the truth, I had scarcely any feelings at. all, for my. conscience was so seared, that I scavce thought that I had committed an v crime ; but now my feelings are entirely changed, as . I see that it is a crime of the deepest dye, and . which 1 look upon with the greatest abhorrence ; but I hope yet for pardon through the merits of Jesus Christ, on whom X depend for every thing needful for. my salvation, I hereby approve of the procedure of the Judges and Jury in my case— I also do from the heart forgive my enemies, if I have any, as I hope for forgiveness from my great Judge, before whom I will soon stand. I die without a grudge, of any kind against any mortal, and from the heart forgive all men. " 1 do most earnestly recommend to all men and wo- men that shall see this, that they lav to heart the great need they have of turning to tbe L-> rd with their whole heart, as they value their own souls; and 1 , ould. wish from my very heart, that they would be entreated to be reconciled to God, as the whole source of true and solid happiness ; and that they maybe led to be watchful of | their conduct, and to take warning by my unhappy fate, j I hereby offer my sincere and hearty thanks to the faithful and true servants of Jesus Christ, fur their great attention paid to me in my present situation; and also to the Magistrates and other inhabitants of this city, and in particular to the officer who has attended me, and to Mr. Brown, the Jailor. • 4 As to the reports and accusations against me, as a dying man, and in the most solemn manner, I deny them with abhorrence. I he last report raided ag tinst me, that has come to my ears, is about a man of the name of Gill, j who, it was s> uid, was murdered in Aberdeen ; this it The melancholy accounts of the effects of the late dread- ful storm, which we had the painful task of stating in our last, have not only been fully confirmed in the several particulars, but details of more extensive and distressing losses have been received from various places, Ijoth on the ea- t and west coast of Britain. Our limits, however, will only allow us to state such losses as have either happened near this part of the coast, or of vessels belonging to this quarter. The following letter gives at length, the melancholy particulars of the loss ofthe smack Perseverance, of Baniii briefly stated in our last : " J) UNSE. Nov. 5.— Being in the neighbourhood of Eyemouth yesterday, a report reached me that a vessel bad been wrecked there in the course of the morning. I repaired to Eyemouth between eleven and twelve o clock noon, and found the melancholy tidings to be too con- sistent with the truth. A smack, named the Persever- ance of Banff, Grant master, h^ ve round the huge rock called the Fort, on the western entrance of the harbour, at the dawn of the morn, exhibiting a spectacle of extreme distress. The sea had then a terrific appearance, rolling with threatening majesty, bearingin its aspect every feature of devastation peculiar to the element. Scarcely had the smack appeared when she struck upon a rock, and in n few minutes became a total wreck. Melancholy to relate, ofthecrew, six in number, one only was saved, and that in the most marvellous manner. A heavy sea, when the vessel was going in pieces, removed him from it, and per- ched him upon a rock, from which perilous situation Ixy was soon rescued in a state of delirium, and almost naked, having prepared himself for attempting to swim ashore. Every attention was paid to him, and no doubt is enter- tained of his recovery. The Perseverance sailed from Aberdeen on Saturday morning, having on board a carga of herrings and pork, bound for London. Nearly 21> barrels of pork were washed as'iOre, no way injured ; bu? many herring barrels were quite empty, and had impres- sed on them ' M'Dnff, 1821.' Every wave, for a time, brought fragments of the wreck, and the whole western part of the shord was covered with it. A chest, contain- ing shirts* yid stockings, marked with the letter G. was washed ashore ; also, die bill of lading, by which it ap- pears 580 barrels of herrings had been shipped. A thous- and carpenters could not have dashed the vessel' so com- pletely to shivers in double the time." The Maxwell, Burgess, of this place, from Loudon to Sunderland, in ballast, was driven ashore near Tyne- moutb haven, into which she has since been carried with little damage. The schooner Isabella, Masson. of Stonehaven, baa been got off, and carried into Shields. We are sorry to state, that another Banff vesspl, the Stag, Laing, a London trader, is ashore at Hartlepool, with considerable damage, having a general cargo on board. She is expected to be got off. The Faroe, a fine new sloop, 4- from St. Petersburg!} to- Grangemouth, with hemp and tallow, drove from her anchorage on Saturday night, and came ashore on the rocks at Newhaven, considerably damaged. The sloops Anne, of Lame, Campbell, from Ayr. and the Hebe, Robertson, from Port Glasgow, both coat laden, for Ireland, were stranded, during the same night, on Breast rocks, near Girvan. The former has gone to pieces, and the latter is not'expected to be got off'. Hap- pily no' lives were lost i- n any of the above shipwrecks. About ten o'clock on Srtnday morning week, the sloop Flora, of Stockton, Joyce, master, from Wick to Lon- don, laden with herrings, was driven among the rocks at Scretnerston. The Crew, quite exhausted, with great difficulty got ashore, and were hospitably en let tained by Mr. Pringle of Seretner. ilon. The riggings, and about one- fifth of the cargo are saved. The vessel is a com- plete wreck. The Thomas and Jane, Thompson, of Berwick, for London, laden with grain, struck on a, rock near Cromer, and instantly went to pieces. All hands perished. Alexander, Hogg, from Miraniiehi to Litnerck, was driven from both anchors ashore at Kilrush, in the Shan- non, in a hard gale ofthe 5th inst. " but was expected to be got off without damage, being on a beach of sand. Tbo vessel had previously lost her boats and bulwarks, in con- sequence of the boisterous weather she had encountered on the passage. The Glentanner, Murray, arrived at Liverpool the 11th inst. after a passage of 53 days from Quebec ; on the 23: 1 ult. experienced a hard gale of wind from the westward, for sixteen hours, and shipped a heavy sea, which carried- away part of the bulwarks, stauncheons, & c. and several articles on deck ; unshipping, at the same time, the try- sail boom. Alexander, Booth, late Cumrne, arrived at St. John's, N. B. on the 9th September, after a long passage from. Aberdeen. Jolly Bachelor, Jaffrav, was put back to Stromness on the 5th inst. after sailing a second time with a large fleet of 60 to 70 vessels part of which had also returned. The Harmony, Murray, arrived at Mcmel the 29lb ult. when the Good Intent, Mearns, was loading. Lavinia, Sim, from Hamburgh for Keil, in ballast passed the Sound on the 29th ult ; as did the Nautilus* Watson, on the 2d inst. from Dundee for MemeH ha Hast The Margaret, of Lefth. Aik< in, from Liverpool for. St Petersburg!), with salt, was lost on the 5 « h inst. on the N. W. point of the Osel. Crew saved, and a small part of the cargo. On Wednesday, Francis Gautier and Peter Heaman were indicted to stand trial before the High Court of Ad- miralty on the 26th November curt, accused of piracy and murder. The former of these'men was cook, and the latter mate, ofthe ship Fame, which came ashore on the island of Lewis, in July Ja£ t. They had murdered the Captain, and steersman, olh their voyage from Gibraltar, and plundered the ship of 30,000 to 40,000 dollars, as stated in our Paper of the 4ih August last. Four of her seamen were apprehended at the same time ; but it ap-, pears are not t, o be brought to trial at present. At LONPO'N.— Cato, Davis, and Mansfield, Morison, Gth inst ; Triumph, Findlay, Ttit do. PO S TS CRIP T. LONDON, Nov. 13. Yesterday the King gave audience to the Lord Chan- cellor, Viscount Meivi le, Prince Esterhazy, the Aus- trian Ambassador ; Baron Fa gel, the Ambassador from the Court of the Netherlands ; and the Right Hon. Sir Charles Long. To- morrow a Special Court of Aldermen will be held at Guildhall, " To consider of an Address of CongratuU ation to his Majesty on returning to his native land." The accounts received this morning fr. un the county of Limerick come dowu to the 8th instant, at which date, we regret to state, the disturbances continued without any abatement. We have received information, which we conceive en- titled to credit, that all the Orange Lodges in Dublin, disavow any participation whatsoever, either direct or in- direct, with the persons concerned in the act, and conceive that they should not be loaded with obloquy for the irre- gularities of any unworthy members of the institution, over whom they hac} no controul.— Dublin Correspondent. Lord and Lady Clifford returned their tenants in the parish of Irnham, Sec. 20 per cent, on their rents due at Lady- day last, at their rent- day on Wednesday. On. Thursday, 1st of November, at a rent- day, held at Cot'. erstone, near Barnard- castle, on the estates of the* Duke of Devonshire, the tenants, very unexpectedly, had notice giveri them of art advance in future upon their rents ; but they are promised that they s! u: ll have their houses, & c. repaired. COItN EXCHANGE. Nov. 12. Our Market is tolerably supplied with Wheat from Essex, Kent, and Sulfbl| c, together with a considerable quantity from Scotland. Fine samples meet ready pur- chasers at last week's prices ; but for the middling and inferior, of which there is a great proportion there is scar- cely any demand.
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