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The Aberdeen Chronicle


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Date of Article: 02/02/1822
Printer / Publisher: J. Booth, jun. 
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cw - X-." Dr. fi'iojTT X! J\ o. 800.] Printed for J. BOOTH, Jim. Chronicle Street. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1822. [ Price Td. PRIZE ESSAYS. rriHE CONDUCTORS of the CHRISTIAN - tt RECORDER, grateful for the very extensive patronage snd support their Work lias received from Christians of almost evert denomination, lately offered a numher of valuable PRIZES for ESSAYS & r. on important and interesting subjects. This plan th- Conductors are happy to state, has met xvilh very general approbation. The Committee ofthe London Society for promoting Chris- tianity amongst the Jews at a late Meeting unanimously re solved, '• That the Committee offer a Copy of the Jewish Ex- positor, in six volumes octavo, Adam's History of the Je « s, nnd the Hebrew New Testament, all neatly hound, in arldi. tion to that offered hv the Conductors of the CHRISTIAN RE- CORDER. as a J'RIZE for the best Essay on the Subject res- pecting the Jews, marked Si. in the list published in the Recorder, for November 1821." This resolution has been officially communicated to the Editor, by the Secretary of the London Society. The Conductors of the Recorder, anxious to improve its external appearance, as well as its interna! structure, lately or- ered new founts of type to be cast on purpdse for the work.— This circumstance will occasion a considerable delay in tho . Miration of the first Numher of the ensuing volume, which ill not a- ar before Monday the SSiti current. TfiSs delay is painful to the Conductors, as it possibly can be to the readers general ; but it is hoped that its cause will form a sufficient Jpology to every candid and liberal minded subscriber for die woik. ' Several interesting Essays will appear in the first Num- tier, and aro< » ng othprs one characterised by no ordinary ta- lent " On the relation which the inventions of Science ami jirt bear t\ the objects of Religion " Glasgow: published by JACKSON & OUR, Trongate ; OLIVES 9c BOTD and W. OLIPHANT. Edinburgh; and B. J HOLDS- " WORTH St. Paul's Church Yard. London; and sold by every Bookseller in the United Kingdom. On MONDAY, Feb. 4, 1822, Sheridan's Comedy of THE RIVALS. Sir Anthony Absolute, ... Mr Wtt. UAJIs. Faulkland, ... LLOB ACIDS, Julia, ... Mrs. Mai a prop, I. ydia Languish,. Mr. RYDER. Mr. GORDON. Miss HAHGRAVE, Mrs. II A RGRAVE. Mrs. RYDER. NEW INN HALL. UNDER THE PATRON'AGE OF THE MANAGERS OF THE CLOTHING SOCIETY, AND IN AID OF THE Ftrtfns OF THAT INSTITUTION. On MONDAY EVRXRARG, 4 th February, 1822. MR. MACDONALD, assisted bv iiis PUPILS, will have the honour to present the following Selection of READINGS and RECITATIONS: Contrast of Modern with Ancient Greece, Fare the- well! The Orphan Boy, Pedantry ... Priuli and Jaffier Extract from the Siege of Corinth, Lord Bi/ ron. Lord Byron. Opie. M fCenxie. Otvo//. Lord Byron. The Hero's Ditge, The Pulnit, Cowper. Lord UUin's Daughter, ... ... ... Campbell. The Giaour's Confession to the Priest, ... Lord Byron. The Brown Sully Green Anonymous. Speculation, or a New Way of Saving a Thou- sand Pounds, Anonymous. The Grave of Sir John Moore, ... ... Campbell. A Reading from ... Hifpc. Extract from the Bride of A by dos, ... ... I. ord Huron* The Misfortunes of a Bashful Mkn, ... Anonymous. To commence at seven o clock. TICKETS ( 2S. each) to be had of the Booksellers.— Students, and Younger Branches of Families, will be admitted at Half- price. PROSPECTUS WANTED| BY THE SUBSCRIBER, QAA T\ OZEN HARE and RABBIT SKINS. " ' JL-/ A very High Price will be given. Has upon hand, for Sale, a large assortment of fashionable HATS, Wholesale and Retail. ALEX. MOWAT. ' Netherkirkgate, Aberdeen, Feb. 2. 1822. After which, ( by Desire) MONSIEUR TONSON. On TUESDAY, Feb. 5, Stiakspeare's Comedy of — THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.— • The Merchant, Mr. RYDER. Shylock, Mr. MEGG* T. Cratiann, Mr. GORDON. Portia. ... ... Miss H ARC it AVE. Jierissa, ... ... Mrs. RYDER. . After which, the Musical Farce of THE PRIZE; Or, 2, 5, 3, 8. Doctor Lenitive Mr GORDON. Caroline, Mrs. RYDER. Ucit Fashionable Night will occur on THURSDAY first, Feb- ruary 7, w- hen BY DESIRE, And under the Patronage of the Proprietors of the Theatre, Will be acted the Comedy of THE SUSPICIOUS HUSBAND. Mr. Strictland, Mr. MEGGICT. I'.-.,— ... Mr. GORDON. Clai; inda. ... ... Miss HARGRAVE. Mrs. Strictland, ... Mrs. MITCHELL. Jttciiitha, Mrs. RYDER. And the Musical Farce of T H E DESERTE R. Henry ( the Deserter) ... Mr. WILLIAMSON. Ski'mish, Kin, kin. Pliut, Louisa, Jenny, Mr GORDON. Mr. WILLIAMS. Mr. Baouolt. Miss RYDER. Mrs. RYDER. The Manager is happy to announce the engagement of Mr. WILSON, late Leader of the Orchestra, in the Theatre- Royal Dublin, who will conduct the Musical Department through the remainder of the Season, N. B— The SHAKSPEARE CLUB ASSEMBLES TIv'S EVENING, jn DEMPSTER'S HOTEL; a numerous and highly respectable Company is confidently expected. ABERDEENSHIRE AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. THE COMMITTEE of the ASSOCIATION are requested to meet in the NEW INN. upon Friday the mi day of February, at 12 o'clock noon. The object of this Meeting being to determine upon ihe appropriation of the Funds for the present year, and various other matters of im- portance. it is expected there wiil be a full attendance. The Meeting is also open To other Members: and it is re- quested that those Gentlemen who cannot attend will commu jiicate in writing what may appear of importance to the inte- rests of the County. MEETING OF STEWARDS In order that the sentiments of the Members, as to the appro- priation of the funds may be collected as fully as possible, it is requested that tbe Conveners of each District w ill meet w ith the Stewards previous to the above day ; and that one Steward, at least from each District, be deputed to attend ; or else that their sentiments be communicated in writing to Charles Chalmers, Advocate, to be submitted to the Meeting of the Committee. BEEF AND PORK. The Subscriber expects to hand in eight days, | AA rrUERCES Prime New MESS BEEF, * " " JL and 100 Barrels ditto PORK, which will be sold on reasonable terms. ROB. CATTO. Aberdeen, Feb. 1, 1822. , TO LET IN UPPER DEE STREET, AConvenient FAMILY HOUSE, with a Garden and Bleaching Green. Enquire at William Hendry, Painter, Castle Street. Aberdeen, Jan. 30, 1822. PURJ. IC SALE CF APPLES, CHEESE, AND HAMS, In HENDERSON'S HALL, Crown Court, Union Sired. Oil Thursday the 7th curt, at 12 o'clock noon, will be exposed by public sale, OKA T> USHELS of Foreign APPLES, con- JL? sisting of a great variety of very fine sorts, all ill good condition, and will be disposed of in such lots as suit the purchasers. 30 Very fine OLD DOUBLE GLOSTER CHEESE. 50 Ditto ditto BELFAST SMOKED HAMS. The Apples may be seen any day previous to the sale, by . pplying to John Stewart, General Agent, or Mr. Hender- son, Auctioneer. Aberdeen, Feb. 1, 1822. t BY AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE. VTOTICE is hereby given to all Persons Renting and > Possessing HOUSES, SHOPS. CELL A RS, WA RE- HOUSES, and other BUILDINGS, within the City or Royalty, at and above Forty Shillings of Yearly Rent, that the POLICE and WATCH ASSESSMENTS for the year from 1st June, 1821 to 1st June 1822. in terms of theActof Parliament, fall due on Tuesday the 5th day of February next ; and all persons liable to tbe aforesaid Assessments are hereby required to pay tbe same to the Collector, at his Shop, Broad Street, where receipts will be given. And, whereas, many persons are in the habit of allowing their Assessments to get into arrear; notice is hereby given, that those outstanding after tbe 5th day of March next,. will have themselves to blame for any trouble or expence they may he put to ; as immediately thereafter a Warrant will be issued to poind all in arrear. By appointment of the Board. JOHN CHALMERS, Collector. Aberdeen, Jan. 20, 1822. Those Members who hove omitted lo pay their Subscriptions, ore requested to do So prior to the. Meeting, that the exact state ofthe disposable fund may be ascertained, Aberdeen, Jan. 29, 1822. HAZARD & CO. With grateful feelings for the past favours of the Public, particularly for tbe distinguished patronage bestowed on tt> em ^ s Contractors for the last Lottery, respectfully request the at- tention of their friends to the Scheme of the New Year's Lot- t ryf which begins the 26th of FEBRUARY. This Scheme is formed on the approved principles of the last, viz ALL MOXF. Y PRIZES, < NO CLASSES, NOT TWO BLANKS TO A PRIZE, With the addition of 42 Capitals MORE THAN THE LAST SCHEME. 5 of £ 20,000 5 £ 2,000 5 £ 1,000 10 £ 500 10 £ 300 40 : £ 200 HAZARD and Co. are happy to notice the continuance of that good fortune which has hitherto distinguished their old established Offices, 95. Royal Exchange, 26, Cornhill. and 324, Oxford Street, where they sold in Shares, in the last Lottery, 18.900 Prize of £ 30.000 16,427 £. 5,000 Besides several other Capitals, and in the preceding Lottery, Mo. 15,702, a Prize of £ 21.000. and No. 6.054 a Prize of £ 15,000, also ALL the Prizes of £ 30,000 in a former Lot- tery. TICKETS & SHARES are on Sale by their Agents, JAMES ANDERSON. Bookseller, front of Royal Exchange Edinburgh. W. TURNRULL, Bookseller. Glasgow. T. DONALDSON, Bookseller, Dundee. J. SINCLAIR, ditto, High Street, ... Dumfries. SALE OF L ANDS, BY ADJOURNMENT. UPSET PRICE GREATLY REDUCED. To be sold, by public roup, within the Queen Street Hotel, upon Friday the 1 st day of March next, at six o'clock in the evening, ( if not previously disposed of by private bargain,) RRHE LANDS of CLOGHILL, containing 163 JH Acres, of which upwards of 104 are Arable; and the remainder in thriving Clumps and Plantations. The Lands are all inclosed and subdivided, and being in the Proprietor's occupation for a considerable time, are in high state of improvement. The property has a servitude of Pasturage on the Brimmen Hill, which is of great extent ; and of Fuel, from different adjoining Mosses. On the Lands there is a modern and commodious Mansion- house, and suitable Offices, as well as an excellent Garden finely sheltered. The property pays a small feu- duty, but no stipend ; and the burdens altogether are very trifling ; and immediate r. ccess be had if wished. For particulars, apply to Jhe Proprietor. John Grant, Esq of Cloghill ; or George Teats, Advocate, Queen Street. Aberdeen, 22d Jan. IS22. OF THE London Wine Company, No. HI, FLEET STREET, Which commenced on THURSDAY, 29th NOVEMBER. HOUSE IN STONEHAVEN FOR SALE. There will be sold by public roup, within the Mill Inn of Stonehaven, on Thursday the 7th day of February next, at six o'clock afternoon, ( unless previously sold by private Jiargain), RJMIAT HOUSE, and SMALL PIECE OF A GROUND at the end thereof, lying in tbe High Street of Stonehaven, ftiid which belonged to the late Captain James Corinach. For particulara, apply to John Low. Esq. Writer, Stone- haven, or Wiiliam Smith, Advocate, Aberdeen. TTPON the announcement of an Undertaking, of no ordinary magnitude, the Proprietors feel it proper to submit to the consideration Of the Public the following view of its objects and arrangements. The LONDON WINE COMPANY, after, having occupied the greater part ofthe present year in building and fitting up ap- , propriate Premises, take leave to announce they commenced Business on the 29th of NOVEMBER. These Premises are situated in the extensive Court, the entrance to which is by the Gateway, 141, FLEET STREET; and comprehending the whole of the inner Court, are formed upon a scale fully ade- quate to the transaction of business ofthe utmost magnitude.-— The Cellars, which are peculiarly dry and spacious, are at pre- sent stocked, and will always contain fmm 30 OQf to & 0,0C0 Dozens of the choicest Wines, of every class, and country. But although this Company feel it. necessary thus to conform with tl> e usual mode of giving publicity to the nature and ex- tent of their Establishment, they would ratker invite direct a$ d personal examination of its merits, as they aim at no other pre- ference than that which they'may be really found to deserve ; and having taken the utmost Care to be furnished with none but genuine Wines, ofthe best flavour and quality, they offer that invitation with peculiar confidence. As they cannot, how- ver, calculate upon general attention to any invitation or ad- dress on mere anonymous authority, especially after the frequent delusions to which the Public have been subjected, the Com- pany think it proper to declare, that with them originated, apd by them is at present conducted, the LONDON GENUINE TEA COMPANY, 25, LUDGATE HILL, with all its extensive ramifications. The success of this Company is confessedly without parallel in the annals of trade. For although it com menced business so late as 1818, it is at present, notwithstand- ng the importance and respectability of its competitors, at the head of the Tea Trade ; its utility is indeed admitted, and its establishment complete. To those, then, who, during the existence of that Company, have thought proper to honour it with their patronage the Proprietors feel assured that they may refer on this occasion for the superior character of their articles, and the Consistent rectitude of their dealings ; and resolving to make the same system the rule of their conduct in their new Establishment, they cannot doubt of success. But having sensibly felt the good effect of that system, it would be adireliction of the duty which they owe to the Pub- lic, as well as of the duty which they owe to themselves, to hazard their obvious interest by any departure from its principle, or by any relaxation of its character. Looking, indeed, to permanent reputation, which is essential to permanent profit, they cannot allow any temporary expedient to interefere with their purpose. Of course, then, they can never descend to obtrude any such promises as daily appear in the imposing placards which are so ostentatiously exhibited in almost every thoroughfare in town, with regard to 44 Cheap Wines," those Wines being of- fered at a price, for which they could not possibly be sold, were they really ofthe quality or character which they purport to possess. But the solicitude of the LONDON WINE COM- PANY shall be, in their new Undertaking, what it has uni formly been in the Tea Trade, namely, to render their Stock comparatively cheap rather by the superior quality of that Stock, than by disposing of an inferior article at a low- price, which at any price must be dear to the consumer. Thus, while the LONDON WINE COMPANV disclaims all affectation, their object being to establish an equitable recipro- city by securing a fair article for the Public, with a fair profit for themselves, the Proprietors hope to reduce that system of imposture, which under the Alluring; gulnetrP cheapnesshas been too long prevalent ; and thus, to accomplish that with respect to Wines, which they unquestionably effected with respect to Teas. The lamentable practice of adulterating Wines has, unfor- tunately, gone to a most alarming excess of late years ; and to the very considerable augmented importation of what are termed CAPE WINES, that adulteration is principally to be attributed. The facilities, indeed, which these Wines, both red and white, afford to the adepts in such reprehensible prac- tices. are become so very giaring, while the quality of those Wines is so notoriously bad, that the LONDON WINE COM- PANY have determined at the outset that an 7io consideration shall Cape Wines ever be admitted into their Cellars. The LONDON WINE COMPANY are amply supplied with PO RTS of the generally esteemed best vintages, among which they have a large Stock that has been from 4 to 32 years in bottle ; while, to insure a supply ofthe finest FRENCH Wines, they have had a special Agent in that country, upon whose skill and industry they can confidently rely, from the Wines which he has already forwarded. But since this establishment has been in contemplation ; and especially since preparations have commenced for bringing it t<> maturity, the Company have availed themselves of every op- portunity that offered, for selecting the oldest and finest Wines from the cellars of the most eminent merchants in tbe City. They have happily too met with occasions, peculiarly favourabh to their object, among merchants retiring from business, and private gentlemen about to break up their establishments ; and there is scarcely any eminent shipper, for the last thirty years, from whose importations the Company have not made purcha ses. under the guidance of the most competent judges of Wines, whose advice and aid the Proprietors have engaged in the con duct of their new Establishment. The LONDOU WINE COMPANT will always keep a Stock of Foreign Spirits, which may be depended upon as being ofge nuine and superior qualities, and which will be sold at equita- ble Prices, bi- th wholesale of retail. Such are the grounds upon which the Proprietors of this Company take leave to solicit the patron age of the Public. The Character of the LONDOH GENUINE TEA COMPANY af- fords, it is presumed, a sufficient guarantee togentlemen resident in the Country, or to families occasionally visiting Town, for the punctual and faithful execution of any orders with which they may be pleased to favor the LONDON WINE COMPANV. FOR COLDS, COUGHS, ASTHMAS, & c, rpHE PECTORIAL ELIXIR. Experience dur ing a very long period, has incoutestahly proved tbesu perior efficacy of this Medicine, in all cases of Colds, Coughs, and Asthmatic Affections. By promoting gentle expectora- tion. it very shortly relieves ihe patient of a slight, or recent Cold ; and a few doses are generally sufficient to remove those which neglect has rendered more confirmed and obstinate, and which are accompanied with Cough, Spitting of Biood, and other serious symptoms, Its peculiar balsamic powers ten- ri to allay the irritation of the lungs, in cases of Cough ; and Asthmatic affections it assists to give freedom to the Breath, Thus it is an extensive valuable Remedy in the most preva lent class of complaints in this Country, during the winter season. Sold in Bottles, at Is. lid., and 2s. 9d„ by Butlers, Che. mists, No. 4. Clieapside, London ; and 20, Waterloo- Place Edinburgh; Dyce, limes, and Black & Co. Aberdeen; Will & Co. Peterhead ; Ramsay, Stonehaven ; Whyte and Bruc Banff; Taylor Elgin; Mitchell. Ferres ; Urquhart Keith Forbes Oldmeldrum ; C'raigie. Montrose; and by the pin cipal Druggists, and Medicine- Venders, in every Town through out the United Kingdom. ,, II.-— u> Lha si > * are requested to ask far the Pectoral Elixir, and to observe the name, and address of" Roller Cheapside," are engraved on the stamp attached to each bottle, to distinguish itjrom IJUTATWKS anrfsr similar title). The followingis a statement of the Company's Wines, with their Prices: Fine Port ( old in the wood) ... ... per dozen 42s, Ditto, warranted vintage 1815 ( ditto) ... - ... 46s. Crusted Botiled Port 54s. to 72 Superior old ditto, 5 lo S years in bottle ... 72s. to 84s. Ditto. 8 to 22 ditto ... 84s. to 6 Guineas Old Port in wood per pipe 901 to 1261 Fine old Sherrv per dozen 46s, Superior old Pale ditto ... ... ... ... 54s. to 60s. Particularly soft- flavoured Amontillado ... 60s. to 65s. Curious old Sherry, 16 years iu bottle ... ... 6 Guineas Fine old Sherries in wood ... per pipe 951. to 1261 Fine West India Madeira ... per duzen 50s. to 60s, East India ditto ... ... ... ... 70s. to 84s, Most curious ditto, 6 to 16 years in bottle 6 to 10 Guineas Madeiras in wood ... ... per pipe 1101. to 1261 Very fine Teneriffe ... ... per dozen 42s. to 4 is, Bucellas Calcavella Lisbon .. 45s, FRENCH WINES. Light- flavoured Claret ... ... per dozen 72s Very fine Claret ... ... ... ., 90s. Clarets, first growth, Margot and Lafitte = 65 to £ 5 15s. Latour ... ... ... ... ... 5 Guineas While and Red Hermitage ... 5 Guineas Sauterue ... ... ... ... ... 75s. to 90s. Barsac ... ... ... ... ... 75s. to 90s Coti Iiotie ... ... .. ... £ 5 10s. Fronlignac ... •• ... ... £\ Champagne ... ... ... 90s. to 7 Guineas iupertor curious Burgundy ... ... 5 to 7 Guineas lock 4 to K Guineas ilosellc ... ... ... ... 60s. to 72s. ' t* An Agent will be appointed in evertj principal Tot en; ut no apphiati^ n will he received, unless the Pvstagc paid. MAHOGANY*, & c. FOR SALE. THE Subscriber has just received to hand, a large cargo of BAY and SPANISH MAHOGANY, of very superior qualify, which fie will sell in Logs. Boards, ot Veneers, as purchasers may incline; also, a largt? ^ uantirv of ROSE. SATIN, ZEBRA, and EBONY, WOOD . VE- NEERS; likewise, a parcel of WAINSCOT, both in Log- and Boards. He has also on band, a quantity of well . seasoned- White and Grey GOOSE FEATHERS, DOWNS, fa. and a large assortment of substantial an I fashionable CABINET FUR- NITURE, wlsiih he will sell on inodera e terms. JOHN CLARK. Prince's Street, Feb. 1, 1S22. BY PUBLIC ROUP. ' TMTERE will be 3old at BRAIIAN CASTLE earlv in A Mav next, four fine youiis: Carriage HORSES, a num- ber of mast excellent Farm HORSES. Avr- bire COWS. I'ONIES, SHEEP, & c. and u great variety of Farm Uten- sils.. Also, the greatest part ofthe HOUSEHOLD FURNI- TU U E. comprising first rate articles of every description. Due notice will be given of the day of Sale, and further particulars. NUT ., ... J. MMMNMMMMFUM. » M MMMN II. IW. HII- I . 1 ... U To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. , Sra. t, ' •-. .. .... : ' V; ' •. * I think it full time now for the Gothic population of this country to bestir themselves in asserting their claim to an origin as high as the Celtic inhabitants contend for. I shall will- ingly give them all the assistance in my power ; and I offer tbe present communication as a specimen of what I can do in that way. The arguments of the Celts are all founded on Etvmologv. which is an uncertain method of determining their antiquity ; and by carrying it too great a length, they render the attempt in manv instances, ridiculous. They are no doubt descendants ofthe Gauls, and the original inhabitants of ibis country. Their tartan dress, introduced as Lord M„ H, KS erroneous!* says in the eleventh century, was certainly brought with then; from the Continent, and is tak - n notice of in the iEneid , Gaili— virgatis lucent sagvlis. The Gael shine in striped cloaks, or, as we call them, plaids. This variegated dress obtained for them the name of Picts,' or painted, and when they were driven out ofthe low country to the mountains, the popular story arose of their being whollv destroyed. In such a philological enquiry, it is not a just method to have recourse to proper names, nor to natural object-,; because a coincidence in them is easily formed, if it can ot tie found. —- Vide Swift, and Grant's Origin of the Gael. I . ball confine myself at present to certain dishes and customs derived by the Greeks from us, and to those things called non- naturals; in which last it is not to be supposed that two unconnected State.-, would naturally agree. A very common dish with 11s, in the autumn, is cailed Hatch Patch which the Greeks also used, and with which THESEUS entertained a large company on his return from Crete. It was reckoned a great feast— Vid. Pin in Theses. There is another dish of ours, called Brose, w ith which the Greeks were so much pleased, that they denominated every kind of meat Brosis. Scots Collops or Kollops was another dish, equally we!' known to the Greeks. The only difference was, that they took theirs from the neck, and we take ours from ihe rump. The first of the non- naturals is Air, which the Greeks con verted into two syllables, and pronounced it Aer. The names ( if other elements, of vVbich air is one, were derived from us, as appears from a certain author, who shews that by changing mutes into aspirates, which was very common, and liquids into mutes, which was pethaps common too, there was an evident resemblance. Meat and Drink Meat is already noticed. Drink was called by the Greeks Pot- on ; ' the same word that is used in oar Tap- rooms to this day. V. ill you have a Pot ? The ter mination on was added merely for the sake of inflection Sleeping and Watching.— It is well known, that our ances- tors, as well as the ancient Greeks, slept on the shaggy nappy skins of beasts; Sub node silenti Pel Was incubuit stratis. From which practice was derived our expression, to nap or take a nop. The custom was the same in both nations though the name was different. The Greek term for watching was evi- dently taken from our usual expression, are ye a' up no', and formed, in their usual way, into a compound word ( nupnnsj adapted for declension. Motion and Rest.— There can be little doubt of the Greek word Itineo being derived from our word keen, as the meaning and pronunciation are the same ; an ea^ er man always in • motion being called keen. The addition of the termination eo to the first syllable or root of the verb is for the sake of the soft and musical sound, which the Gre.- k- above all nations were attentive to. and for regulating the inflection. Esychos, quiet, is plainly formed from our word easy, with the guttural sound following, which we pronounce without difficulty, but which no Englishman can utter ; and this shews that we area differ- ent race from the Saxons. Retention and Excretion— Our word grip, to hold fast, the Greeks extended to gripos. by which they denominated a net. on account of its holding fast the fishes which were caught in it. And the filthiest excretion was in Greek the same as with us ; kakkao, to c— ck. Thus I have shewn indisputably that the Greeks have de- rived their language and customs from our ancestors, and must therefore have been a bra neb of the same ancient stock. With respect to tbe passions of the mind, which are reckoned the sixth and last class of non- naturals, I must defer noticing the coincidence of the two nations in them at present, but shall en- large copiously upon that coincidence on some future occasion. I am. Sic. Z BONAPARTE'S WILL. It is stated, in a private letter from Paris, that what i « alleged to be the last will and testament ot' Napoleon, has been printed, and is privately sold in the shape of a small pamphlet. The following are extracts from it :— This day, April 14, 1821, at Longwood, in the island of St. Helena. This is my testament, or act of my last will : I leave to the Comte de Muntbolon 2.000.000 francs, as a proof of my satisfaction for the attentions he has paid to me for these six year*, and to indemnify him for the losses which uiy residence in St. Helena has occasioned him. I leave to the Comte Bertrand 500,000 francs. I leave to Marchand. my first valet de chambre, 400.000 francs ; the services he has ) vrformed for me are those of a friend. I desire that he may marry a widoiv, sister, or daugh- ter, of an ofikeror soldier of my old guard 1— 10 Saint Denis, 100.000 francs— to Navarre, 100.000 francs— to I'igeron, 100,000 francs— to Archambaud, 50.000 fraucs to Cuvier. 50,000 francs— to Chandelle, idem. To the Abbe Visnale, 100,000 francs. I desire that he may build his house near Ponte- Novo de Rossino. To Count Las Cases. 100.000 francs. To Count Lavallete, 100,000. francs. To the Surgeon in Chief. Larrey, 100.000 francs. He is the most virtuous man I have kri- iwn. To General Lefevre Desm uettes, 100,000 francs. To General Drouet, 100 000 francs. To General Cambrone, 100 000 francs. To the children of General Muton Duveruais. 100.000 . fr. To the children ofthe brave Labodeyere, 100.000 francs. To the children of General Girard, killed at Ligny, 100,000 francs. To the children of General Chartrau, 100.000 francs. To the children of the virtuous General Travost, 100,00! francs. To General Lallemand, the elder, 100,000 francs. To Costa Bastillica, also 100,000 francs. To General Clause!, 100,000 francs. To the Baron de Menevalle, 1OOXX10 frnncs. To Arnault, author of Marius, 100,000 francs. To Colonel Mai hot, 100,000 francs. I request him to con- tinue to write for the defence and the glory of the Fr. nc armies, and la confound the calumniators and the apostates. . To the Baron Biguon, 100.000 francs: I request him b write the history of French Diplomacy, from 1792 to 1815, To Poggi <] e Taiare, 100,000 francs. To the Surgeon Emmery, 100 000 francs. These sums shall be t- ikeri from ihe six millions which I tl.' w posited on leaving Paris in 1815. old from the interest at tha rate of 5 per cent, since July 1- 815; the account of which shall be adjusted with the bankers by '. he Counts Montholon, Bsr- trand, atid Marchatid, These legacies, 1 incase of death, shall, be paid to the widows and children, and. in their default, shall revert tti thecapifal. I constitute the Counts Mi. ntbolon, Butrand, and. Mar- 1 chain), my testamentary execut-. rs. This present testament, written entirely by my or is signed and sealed wi h my arms. NAPOI. April 21. 1821. Longwood. Tills is my codicil- to tbe act of my last will -.— On the liquidation of my civil list of Italy— s- i- h • rency, jewels, plate, tinen. coffers, c ishets. of whu'h tiie . v is the depositary, ayd wl*'. h belon. r to me I dispose of twft millions, which I leave 10 my most faithful serv , , t « I h pu that,- without their showing any cause, my son Eugene N t- polcoti will discharge them faithfully. He ea 11 not fitrgBi tuu f. rty milli > ns which 1 have given him iu Italy, or by the ri;' ht ( parageJ ofhis mother'), inheritance. To ihe'Comte MomWloo 200 0000frar. es, 100,000 of w hicft he will pay into the chest, t' 01: tne sapie use asthe a A ?/ to ha employed according to uiy dispositions in the discharge of lega- cies of conscience. Thi « - e « 4icil ts written in my own hafd, signed and - ealed with my arms. NAPOLEON. April 24. 1H21, f. tiiigwood. This is also another codicil, or' act of my last will 1 — ' 1' lve L. 9000- sterling, which we have given to the Conite and Countesse Moutholon, if they h. ive been paid, are to be de- luded anil charged in account uuainst the legscu.- s which wa five made by our testament. If they have not been paid, our bills shall be cancelled. In consequence of the legacy made by our testament to the Comte Moutholon. the pension of 20,000 francs granted to his wife i « annulled, Comte Moutholon is directed to pay it to her. The adrainistrationif such succession until its entire liqui- : co, requiring expences in offices, for journeys, commis- sion, consultations, pleadings, we intend that oar testamentary • xecUtors shall retain $ per cent, oil all the legacies, both olt he 6.800000 francs, and on the' same bequeathed by the co- dicils. „'...,..,,... The sums proceeding from these deductions shall' be de- posited in the bauds of a treasurer, and expended on : ht order . four testamentary executors. We appoint Comte L is Cases, or in his default his son, ami in his default Gene al Dmuot. Treasurer. The present codicil is entirely written with our own hand, mil sealed with our arms. NAPOLEON. This 25th of April 1821. Longwood. Tins is my codicil and act of my a t will. From the fluids remitted in gold to the Empress Maria Louisa, my very dear and well- beloved spouse, at Orleans, in 1814. there remain due to rrietwo millions, which I dispose of by tbe piesent codicil, in order to recommence my most faiibful servants, whom I besides recommend to the protection of my dear Maria'Louisa. I leave 200.000 francs to Comte Montholon, 100.000 francs t which lie shall pay into the chest of the Treasurer for tbo same purpose as the above, to be employed, according to my dispositions, in legacies of conscience. This codicil is written with my own hand. Signed and seal- ed wiih my arms., NAPOLEON. MONSIEUR I. AFITTE.— I remitted to you in 18IJ?> • it. the moment of my departure from Paris, a sum of nearly six millions, for which you ttare me a double receipt. I bav'a cancelled one of these receipts, and I have charged Count da Montholon to present to voti the other receipt, iu order that you may after my death deliver to him the said Sum witli in- terest, at the rate of 5 yer cent., from the 1st of July 1815, de* ducting the payments with which you have been charged ill virtue of my order. I desire that the liquidation of your account be settled by mutual consent between you, Comte Montholon. Comte Ber- trarid, and the Sieur Marchnnd ; and timi ihis liquidation being adjusted, I give you by these present* full and absolute discharge of the sum. 1 also remitted 10 you a bfex containing my medallion. I beg J II will deliver it to Comte Montholon. This letter having no other object. I pray God, Monsieur Lafitte, that he may have you in liis holy and worthy keeping. NAPOLEON. I,< ma- wood. in the island of St. Helena, April 25. 1821. ' This testament was presented on the 10th of December. 1S2I, to the Prerogative Court of the Lord Archbishop of Canter- bury, deposited and rea'stered to the affidavit iu the hands ok' Mr. Fox, Notary aud Attorney of the Court. NEW SOU/ H WALES. Wo have received Sydnev Gazettes to the 11th of August inclusive, Governor Mncqiiarrie had returned to Sydnev about the middle of July, from a visit of inspec- tion to Van Diemtns Land, and an official account of the present state of that Colony was published in The Sydney Gazette soon after his arrival ' The Governor notices, in appropriate terms of commendation, the nu- merous most essential improvements which had taken place at Hobart's Town, and other parts, since his pre- vious visit in 1811. The number of well- built houses in Hobart's Town are stated at 421, and the papula- tion at 2700 persons. He particularly notices the erection of a Government House, handsome Chu; ch, a commodious military Barraclt, a strong Jail, a well con- structed Hospital, and a roomy Barrack for convicts.—- There was also considerable progress made in the b'JiIdinir of a substantial Pier at Sullivan's Cove, which, com- bined with the natural facilities of the place, will, it is alleged, tender it one of the best and Safe9t anchorage* in the world. He passe9 an apparently well merited encomium on the industry and spirit of enterprise ma » nii'ested by the inhabitants of Hobart's Town, anil gives his due share of praise to Lieutenant- Governor Sobell, for his wise regulations and judicious arrangements, as having excited and fostered that disposition, on the part of the inhabitants, from which all the improvements enumerated have resulted. The Governor makes an equally favourable report with regard to the advancing state ofthe Sffttlsments at Port Dalrymple, Lannceston, George Town, & c. & c. Three lines of roads are in tha course of formation from tiie capital to various parts of the Island, one of them extending to the distance of 120 milts. The general population of Van pieman's Land is stated at 6372 persons, exclusive of civil and mili- tary Officers ; and it contains 28,838 head of homed cuttle/ 182.46b sheep, 421 horses, and 10,683 acres ofiand in cultivation. By die introduction of the Me- rino breed of sheep the quality of the wool grown in the Coionv' was rapidly improving, and it was expected thf. t it would soon obtain such a degree of perfection as to render it a most valuable export to the mother country. The detachments of the 1st Roval Scots, the 24th, 30th, 34th, 45th, 53d, 83d, and 89th Hegirnents, stationed for some time in New South Wales, had ambarked at Sydney, and were to sail on the lGtb of August, t<> join their respective regiments in India. It appears from these Papers that the crime of forging upon the New South Wales Bank had already made its appear- ance in this Colony. On trie 6th of August no lets than six men had been tried before th ® Suprema Court lor forging and uttering, knowing to be forged, £ 10 notes. Pourofthem were found guilty.— Ike Gazette of the 11th of August says :—" About 25 minutes past ix on Wednesday evening, a gale of wind set 111 from ne Southward, which in a few second* became a com- . te hurricane ; it was attended with a fall of rain and • slight shower of hail. The buildings of this town, particularly those in exposed situations, were fairly made to totter, and the tbi^ atcued tu fiiC in < 1 masse. MlSCl'LLA S'EO US. AXNIVEUSARV O!• TIlE BIllTli of MIt, FOX. On Thursday tlie 24th ult. tlie ftdniirt'rg of tlic prin- ciples maintained bv the late Right fion. CHARI. ES JAMES FOX, dined at the Waterloo Hotel, to celebrate ihe anniversary of the birth of that eminent statesman. General Sir Ronald Crawford FergiisOn, Bart. M. 1'. in the Chair, supported on the light by Lord Lough- borough, and on the left by the Hon. William Maule, of Pantnnre, M. P. ; FYancis Jeffrey, Esq. Croupier. About a quarter past five. Sir Konald Ferguson en- tered the room, accomp/ micd by the Earl of Rosslvrt, James Stuart. l> q. votmger of Dunearn, and a long train of noblemen and gentlemen, who were received tvith the strongest demonstrations of respect. The com- pany mustered numerously, ( about ."> 00), and the whole • of the seats were filled long before the trumpets proclaita- < d that dinner was upon the table. The eloth being removed, the gallant Chairman rose, ml aih'in si-. cd the Meeting. Impressed with a persua- sion of the imperative necessity for uniting, in the de- mand for an effectual change, he had felt disposed to at- tend this Meeting, and had even consented to accept, as the condition of his attending, the high honour which had been pressed upon him. Seeing, therefore, the circumstances under which he was placed, he had to so- l cit their indulgence for any omissions and errors he might make— indeed, he may sav, the omissions and errors he was siire of making, ( loud applause.) Sir Ronald concluded by giving— ' Die King," with all the honours— Air, God save the King. The next toast was— •' The Koyal Family, and may they never forget the principles vMch placed their ancestors upon the Throne ."—( Applause.) Air. Chapter of King*. The CMAIKMAN then said he was about to propose to them the memory of that great and good man, who had done so much honour to his country. It would be unnecessary for him, surrounded as he was by so much of the talent, the ability, and the wealth of the country, to attempt to eulogise a man whose abilities were so ge- nerally known, lie doubted not but their motives for maintaining the opinions of such a man would be called in question by the venal press of the Administration : for what did it iiot slander that was good ? He drew a forcible contrast between the character of the late Mr. Fox and that of the present Ministers, whom he did not hesitate to say. were, at least iu effect, enemies to the constitution. Mr. Fox did not employ secret, slander ing, Sihieing emissaries. Mr. Fox was open and. can- did in all., his dealings. Mr. Fox was lib, era! towards his political opponents, and would never have advised such an act of ingratitude, as the dismissal of a gallant servant of the Crown, on account of a political difference. Was not that an act of the Ministrv ? He was sure the King had no share in it. ( hear, hear). Mr. Fox was a friend of religions and political freedom, in its most extended signification. Ministers were not behind in their pro- fessions, but tiie Manchester affair, ( and some others mentioned by the Gallant General), shewed their regard for the constitution : and their love of religious tolera- tion was seen in sending to Ireland at one time a Lord ' Lieutenant hostile to Catholic emancipation, and a Se- cretary favourable; and then a Lord Lieutenant who was friendly to that cause, and a Secretary who was its enemy. After commenting at some length on the con- duct of Ministers, as a contrast to the principles and practice of Mr. Fox, the Chairman gave— •• The immortal memory of the late Charles James Fox,"— ' stitpdiiiir. and hi solemn silence.— Air, To him that's avva. The CHAIRMAN.— Gentlemen, I now give you a foast, which I am sure needs no apology :— " The Riehts of the People, as they were established at the Revolution,"— three times three.— Air, A man's a man for a' that. The cause of Civil and Religions Liberty,"— three times three - Air Joy to Great CSesar. •' The Duke of York and the Army."— Air, British Grena- diers, " The British Navy,"— Air, Role Britannia. The CHAIRMAN.— Gentlemen, I now beg to pro- pose to you a sentiment, in which I am sure we must all agree, however much we may differ as to the means of obtaining such an object. I mean— " A full.' fair, and free Representation in the Commons' House of Parliament" Mr. JKFPERY, ( who was received with long demon strations of applause,) rose to offer a toast, which he was rure would be most cordially received by the meeting, and which, at the same time, was most intimately con- nected with the fame of that illustrious person, whose merits thev hail that day assembled to commemorate. He meant,—" The Liberty of the Press." It was Ion ® a » o observed bv a most sagacious Tory, that all government rested on the opinion of subject's ; vet. neither he nor any of his party had been sagacious or honest enough to discover, or allow, that the simple and ob- vious deduction from that proposition was, that the dif- ference between a good and a bad government was its greater or less degree of sympathy with the feelings of fhegoverned. ( Hear, hear.) The index and measure of the value of any government consisted in two things ; the number of those who expressed their opinions— and the soundness of the opinions entertained and expressed. As to the first, the progress of civilization provided Iiearlv all that was necessary ; but the second depended almost entirely on the liberty of the press ; and the most striking proof and illustration of the truth of liberal opi- nions was to be found in this, that the friends of the principles of freedom were also friends to the liberty of the press, while it was uniformly fettered or crushed by the enemies of freedom. When the press is free, the fume scope is given to reasoning on both sides. All that its friends, or the friends of truth could desire, was a fair field and no favour. Those who denied this, could have no confidence in the justice of their own opinions ; and, accordingly, the enemies of liberty dreaded nothing so much, as what they called the profane audacity of rea- so'n. Their pretext was, that restrictions were necessary to prevent abuses ; but it so happened, that those who recommended restrictions most were exactly those who prostituted and profaned the press for the worst of pur- poses. After enumerating the advantages which arise from a free press, Mr, Jeffrey, ( whose speech was often interrupted by applause, and of which the skeleton is not given here,) gave— The Liberty of the Press, ihe best protection of the Liber- ties of the People."— Three times three, and the most vehe- ment applause.— Air, Hooly anil Fairly. The CHAIRMAN said, that it was with much pleasure he was about to propose the health of a Prince of the House of Brunswick, who at least had never dts.- rtwl the principles of the Constitution. He should name the lJuke of Sussex, w ho was at this time presiding over a meeting, such as the present, assembled in the city of Norwich : and who, he trusted, would erelong honour this country with his presence, ( Loud applause.) " The Duke of Sussex, the defender of the country's rights, and the steady friend to freedom of conscience." Three times three Air, Of a noble race was Shenkin. « The Dukes of Hamilton. Argyll, and Roth say." Three times three — Air, Three good fellows. Mr. Steuart said, the meeting had, at an early period of the evening, heard the necessity of a full, fair, and free representation of the people powerfully advocated bv their gallant Chairman, with all that honest sincerity for which his ruanlv character is most of all distinguish- ed ; and but a moment ago, his friend, Mr. Cockburn, had most eloquently described the state of the represen- tation, or more properly, of the misrepresentation in this part, of the island. Might he, then, be permitted, after all that had passed, to call to the notice of the meeting one Scots county, and one alone, in which the present svstem, I ad and defective as it confessedly was, J;; d, much to the honour of the electors, as well as of the clccf& l, wn'rhrrf well for the people. He need hardly inform this intelligent meeting, that he alluded, for he only could allude, to the colinh' of Forfar, That c6un- tv had. in inanv successive Parliaments, sent to Parlia-' mcnt the individual who how represented it, a gi- ntlciyan- of high raiiK and gfeat prppefty, tjie friend of Mr. Fox and of his principles while he lived, and the steady ad- herent of his principles since his death. The toast he meant to propose was tlie health of " Mi. Maule, antl the Independent Freeholders of the County of t'oHar."—( Cheers.) Mr. Maule's political character and conduct were so well known, that he should only sav in his presence ( Mr. Matile was sitting 011 the left hand of the Chairman), that he had 111 Parliament proved himself the steady supporter of the civil and religious liberties of the peo- ple— ihe friend of rational reforjn of every kind, and most especially cf reform in Parliament— the euemv of every measure which has loaded the country with a ruin- ous debt. He is not in the situation of mdnv of the members of the great agricultural counties in England, such as that Mr. Maule represents in this country, who are now declaring to their constituents that their onlv V , . , • hope of relief arises from mitigation of taxation— that they are ready to join in any remonstrance with that view to Parliament, but, also, that they advocated every measure which rendered that taxation necessary. How different must be the feelings of the Member for Forfarshire at this moment, if called to give an account to his constituents, from those of Mr. Vv odehouse, one of of the Members for the great county of Norfolk I In a word, Mr. Maule's Parliamentary conduct had been such as to demonstrate that he considered himself as holding his seat as a trust for the benefit ol the people ( cheers.) Mr. Stuart could not, he said, conclude without notic- ing the zeal which Mr. Maule had uniformly shewn to forward the interests of this meeting, not onlv in annually undertaking a long journey to attend it, but in loading their table with those delicacies of which the meeting had that dav so liberally partaken.—( Great cheers.) Mr. Maule, in returning thanks, expressed his readi- ness to promote the objects of the meeting by every means in his power. Mr CIJNINOHAME gave, " The Independent Peri- odical Press." The Meeting have already expressed their attachment to the liberty of the press, with the enthusiasm which the subject itself, and the eloquence with which it was introduced, were calculated to inspire. That right, however, would be of little consequence, if it were not exercised on those subjects of daily occur rence which the course of public affairs, and tlie conduct of public men, constantly suggest. Yet, till a period comparatively modern, we had no such press in Scot- land ; but at length the f iends of freedom commenced various periodical publications and journals in Scotland, the verv appearance of which formed an era in the politi- cal and literary history of theconntry. Itis the proud boast of the Whig press at present in Scotland, that while it is devoted to the principles of liberty, humanity, and liberal policy, it has never, in one instance, been prosti- tuted to the purposes of private slander. So long as this branch of the press is so conducted, it will, be entitled to the lasting gratitude of the country. When it ceases to be so conducted, he trusted that it would cease its at- tachment to the cause of freedom. Mr. CUNINGHAME proposed the health of Sir James Macintosh. It was impossible, in a meeting held in Scot- land to commemorate the principles of Mr. Fox, to forget the name of a native of this country, who was one of his most distinguished successors in the House of Commons. Attached early to his principles by conviction, lie had commenced his literary career by his work 011 the French Revolution, asserting the cause of freedom with all the ardour of youth. " When Mr. Fox was no more, the most eloquent eloge 011 his character came from the pen of Si; James Macintosh. And, in latter times. Sir James, as an Orator, a Statesman, and Philosopher, had unceasingly devoted his great talents to the establish- ment of those humane and enlightened views in politics and legislation which Fox and liomilly had uniformly advocated. Mr- COCKBURN then rose to observe, that lie must request the further indulgence of the meeting, while he endeavoured to perform a task which perhajw was the most difficult, and, at the same time, the most irrecon- cileable that it was possible for any individual to conceive, namely, to connect the idea of independence with the Town Council of Edinburgh. ( Laughter prevented the Learned Gentleman, for a considerable time, from pro- ceeding.) He was exceedingly happy to be relieved in some measure from the task of entering minutely into the merits of that corporate body, as the manner in which the bare mention ofit had been received disclosed how they were appreciated by the. Meeting, ( much laughter.) But in order most effectually to form a just idea, it would be necessary, in a short manner, to describe what ail upright and independent Town Council really is. A I'own Council properly constituted, considers it to be their glorv and honour to preside among their fellow townsmen ; to proset ute their business fairly and openly in the eves of the world ; and to act in accordance with the views and wishes of those whose interests they su- perintend. It would be as easy to imagine a council constituted on the opposite principle. It Is to be ex- pected then, that in the latter honest and liberal system of burgh government, there will be found individuals of character and principle congenial to the system ? They were all aware, he believed, as fully as he was, that there are not manv radiant stars shot from such a dark firma- ment as the Council Chamber, ( Much laughter.) But wonderful to relate, there were, even from that place, some independent members now in this meeting. This went so far to redeem the character of the Town Coun- cil; and it was to shew that,. however the spirit of in- dependence might be stiffed at the Council Board, their fcllow- citizens and the public at large would not forget those who made themselves honourable exceptions, that he had risen to propose"— '-. The Independent Members of the Town Council ami who have been rentlercd doubly independent by appearing in that body." ( Much laughter). Three times three. LORD JOHN RUSSEL. Lord John Russell has addressed a letter, dated Wo- burn- abhev, January 14, to the yeomanry and farmers of Huntingdonshire, on the subject of a proposed peti- tion to Parliament for relief of agricultural distress. His Lordship savs— " It being impossible by means of a corn- bill to restore the war prices, I beg of you seriously to consider whether a new corn- bill is likely to do you at present any good whatever.— Supposing you were allowed to frame it yourselves, or that the Legislature should enact a prohibition at. all times to import any article the produce of the soil of Great Britain, would your distress be at all relieved ? I think not. I think also; If you agree thus far, you must also agree with me that any efforts in this direction are noi likely to be attended with benefit to yourselves. For the truth of this, 1 appeal to the best of all tests— the experience of last year. By active petitioning, yon obtained a committee on the state of agriculture. And what was the result ? Evidence proving the distress beyond all doubt, and a report suggesting no relief but time and pati- ence. Time has not yet brought you any consolation ; and as for patience, you surely did not require ' J1 gentlemen to, sit three months for the purpose of recommending that well known virtue. " But the committee have also advised an alteration of the corn- bill. That is" to say, they rtcommend a lower impoita- tion price w ith a duty. Whether such a law as a permanent system might not be belter than the present, I am not quite prepared to decide. But it is clear that lowering the importa- tion price would bring you no relief for present distress. Aud I am inclined to believe, that with many sugared words, the Cramer of the report intended to lay the foundation for subvert- ing the principle of the corn- hill altogether, and introducing foreign corn at all times into the market; for the principle of admitting foreign corn when our own prices arelow being once granted, it would be extremely difficult to counterbalance the taxes paid by the English farmer. A duty of 40 or SO shillings a quarter upon foreign corn could hardly be enacted ; and if enacted, certainly would not be persisted in. But I am inclin- ed to think, that if foreign corn were admitted, even if you had scarcely any taxes to pay, it would nor be easy fer the farmers of England, who require to live in a certain degree of respec ' ability and comfort," To cor. ipolc wiHJlihe lo- :.,' .. ! „ . . ... I „ .-. ds of Poland and Russia, whose Vassal pea.- antry are'unecquainted with the wants of a civilized state. Corn is a manufacture ( to use our new phraseology) cheaply produced in unfertile & il, by wret- ched ploughs, wretched horSi- s. and wretched men, " Thcte is a party amongst lis, however, distinguished in what is called the seiencr of political economy, who wish to substitute the corn of Poland and Russia for our own. Their principle is, that you ought Always to buy where you can buy cheapest. They repeat with eniphasisth. it the na'ion pars a tax of ^ 25,000,000 yearly to the growers of corn. They coiyji . as nothing the value to the country of a hardy race of farmers and labourers. They care not for the difference between an agricultural ami manufacturing population, in all that con- cerns morals, order, national strength, and nationa 1 tranquil- lity." Wealth is the only object of their speculation ; nor'do they much consider the two or three millions of people who mavbc reduced to utter beggary in the course of their opera- tions. This they ctl* l diverting capital into another channel. Their reasonitlgs lie so much in abstract terms, their specula- tion- wlea! so much by the gross, lhat tliev have the same in- sensibility about the sufferings of a people, that a General has respecting the loss of men wearied by his operations. 11 It is to these men. 1 suspect, that our Ministers are about to give up the question of trade ill corn : such a change would bring them nothing new. For several years they steadily sup- ported ' he Bank ; and tile House of Commons, of that day voled several falsehoods in support of it. Yet at last they turn ed round on their old friends, and joining the political . econo. mists, passed the Act known by the name of Mr. Peel's Bill. For many years also they opposed a reduction of the army ; but this year ( owing in a great measure to the indefatigable ability of Mr. Hume) they have reduced most largely. Their administration was originally founded as you may remember, on the cry of " No Popery !" but 111 a short time, 1 have no doubt, we shall see them emancipate the Catholics. In the same way I think I perceive that they are about 10 abandon the farmers, and their own bill of 1815, to join hand in hand with the political economists. 1 would, therefore, advise you to watch narrowly any new measure of legislation respecting corn: in seeking additional protection, you may be cheated into a law that w ill leave you worse off* than you are at present. Nor do I mean to blame ihe Ministers for any ill intentions towards their country : their meaning is generally good ; but their cabinet of 15, a body too small for delate, antl too large for execution, is apt to be carried away by any wind that comes across them. Political economy is now the fashion ; and the farmers of England are likely, if they do not keep a good look out, to be the victims." SECOND LETTER TO THE YEOMANRY AND FARMERS OF TIIE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON. lYoburn Abbey, Jan. 4, 1822. OEXTI. EMKN— Let us now pass to other plans of relief po- pularity agnated. It is said, that as we cannot raise corn to the price required by taxation, we must bring down taxation to the price of corn. But how ? The borrowed money was in a debased currency it is said, antl we ought not to pay it in a currency of higher value. This is easily said,, but to make the distinction thus laid down, I conceive to be, in practice, im- possible. Half of the debt was contracted before the P. ank notes were depreciated, and the interest upon that part was paid, during the latter part of the war, in the debased money ; the other half was contracted when money bad sunk in value, and we are now paying the interest- in the restored currency ; so that some of the public creditors get too' little, and others are getting too much. But the different parts. are so mingled and confounded together in the course of trade and business, that to separate them is quite impracticable. There are persons who advise a large reduction of interest on the w hole debt. Bat this is a measure only to be resorted to Ina case of extreme necessity. The nation thereby declares itself bankrupt. Consider what it is for a country whose great ness is, mainly founded upon commerce, to proclaim itself in- solvent. Reflect upon the national disiionour ; the extensive ruin ; the embarrassment of all dealings between man and man; the ' difficulty of restoring credit ; the danger tot. be peace of society that a bankruptcy implies, and I think, that you then will agree with me, that every other resource ought to be tried, Am011g the. se resources, there are two very obvious— The first is a severe system of retrenchment; a spare regimen for all who live upon the public money. When au individual is unable to pay his debts, he docs not, or ought not to say " My car- riage and horses are necessary to me, 1 must keep them ;" he says, " I have no money, and cannot keep my carriage and horses." In the same way the Government ought to renounce every species of luxury. Mr. Hume stated la> t year, that we might save by economy 3,000,0001. yearly. I will suppose onty 2.000.0001. of this retrenchment to be practicable, and 500,0001. to be saved in other ways that Mr. Hume did not contemplate. We have thus 5.500,0001. taken oiFour expenses. The. other source from which some relief might be obtained, is the Sinking Fund. The operation of this Fund was very clearly explained in a paper written by the Earl of Lauderdale some lime ago. During the war, an artificial prosperity was created by an immense expenditure of capital, which rais.- d the price of all produce : since the peace, on the contrary, the Go vernment, instead of raising 30 or 40,000.0001. a- year, by a loan to be laid out in the food, clothing, and pay of ourarmv and navy, ( lave been raising as much as they could collect be- yond their immediate wants to repay tile holders of stock.— Thus, capital or money, instead of being expended with, pro- fusion, has heen collected and accumtil.-. ed in the hands of the capitalists or monied men ; and inasmuch as the one excess created artificial prosperity, the other tends to produce artificial distress. I know, indeed, that Sir. Vansittart, and the Agri- cultural Committee after him. have held, that the accumulation of money, and the low rate of interest consequent thereon, will enable tlie landlords to relieve themselves in part, from the heavy burdens of their mortgages. It is unnecessary to say, lhat to encourage men lo pay their money in taxes, that they may afterwards borrow the same money from merchants and brokers, paying interest for the use of it, is but sorry comfort. It is indeed merely a scheme for making one set, of landlords, come to the relief of another set. through the agency of the monied men, who are to be enriched by the transaction. But, dark as stu; ii a hope must be, ill point of fact, the landlords are likely to be deprived, even of this resource. Instead of lending tlieir money at a low interest to English landholders, the mpnied men find it more profitable to get seven and eight per cent, by the purchase of Danish bonds, Prussian stock, shares of the Neapolitan loan, & c. & c. But. the money which is extracted by the hard grips of the Exciseman, from the English farmer and labourer, is placed in the hands of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, who buy stock with it: the seller of the stock purchases with his cadi a share iu Mr. Rothschild's Neapolitan loan, and the Englishman's tax is then sent off for Naples, to pay the Austrian troops for preser- ving the Neapolitan nation from the horrors of a free Govern ment. And this is the manner in which Sir. Vansittart and a Committee of the House of Commons propose to relieve the distresses of the farmers of England. I think you will agree with ine. that it would be better to abolish the Sli king Fund, and repeal tile taxes which go to its support. With respect to the amount, in 1819 the House'of Commons voted that there ought to be an effectual Sinking Fund of five millions; but it cannot fairly be taken at more than two millions and a half. In twenty years of peace, this Sinking Fund would pay but a small proportion of our debt. It. would be much boiler, cer- tainly. to relieve our present embarrassment, and provide for the debt, by other means. If u p odd the two millions and a- half which we had before saved by retrenchment, to the two millions and a- half of the Sinking Fund, we have five millions that may be taken off the taxes. The next question is, what taxes ought to be taken off. For my own part. I should clearly say, take off the taxes 011 salt, candles, leather, soap, and part of the malt tax. which press upon the farmer and agricultural labourer. Political economists will tell us that these taxes do not affect agriculture more than any other taxes,' for they'are all paid by the cou- sntner. Th'at'is indeed very true, if you can persuade people to consume; but the difficulty lies in this, that men will not be consumers of an article that is overtaxed. Thus, if A. a farmer, wi.-. lies lo sell his corn to B, a consumer, B. having no longer the same quantity of paper money at command, has retrenched the quantity of puddings' and pies with which he regaled his friends, and has laid down two of his horses. Thus A. the farmer, is unable to sell bis corn at the price which would pay him for ihe taxes and wages lie has laid out in pro- ducing it. But if these taxes are taken off, the farmer can afford to sell Iris w heat, at a lower price,' and even if he does not obtain anv great profit, yet Ills corn is always of a value to maintain himself and his family, and some surplus will remain lo lay out 011 manufactures. To resume what I have said then, it appears to me that your exertions, if directed to petitioning for a Corn Bill, will cer- tainly fail ot success, and, in all probability, drag you into a worse situation ; it appears to me likewise, that nothing can be done, willi justice or true policy, to lighten the pressure of the debt. The only safe remedies that are at hand, stem to consist in a retrenchment of the public expenses, the abolition of the Sinking Fund, and the repeal of some of . the most ob- noxious taxes. I have advised you, without any factious mo- tive, not to look for relief from measures that the Ministers are likely to originate ; still more strongly would I advise you not to place your reliance upon what is called a discussion in the House of Conimous. of your " grievances,, your interests, and your prospects. Too often have you looked to a debate as an occasion from whence some specific cure for your disorder was to proceed : but what has been usually the Mailt ? Ia an As- sembly which is onsthese occasions, " A mob ofgentlemen who speak with case," one member gets up after another to state his peculiar views and his peculiar nostrum ; but even though each of these uos- . trum s were" endowed w ith incomparable virtue* the mixture of so manv produces nothing but confusion. It is the MinisUr alone who can pass a measure, and he must be compelled- Jto, lo it. I too have my iiostrutnl£ f, tit I see no use in proposing ityto the increilukyus. ^ shall therefore cortelude'bv advising von to resolve for yourselves after patient meditation what mea- sures are likely to he of service lo you. ana when you have done that, to embody your wishes in a Petition, lirm, strung, and resolute. 1 cannot coYicltule Without reminding you, however in- flammatory it may he thought, that the cxpences of the coun- try are closely connected with the question of Parliamentary Reform. I.- 1816, and 1817, . motions for the reduction of the army and the appointment of an efficient Finance Com- mittee were supported by a great majority of County Members, and negatived bv a large majority of the House consisting almost entirely of Members for small boroughs. The few . County and City Members who supported extravagance on these occasions only retains their seat from the great expense of elections. Is not this a practical proof of the necessity of Reform ? I havj; Ilia honour to be, your faithful and obliged Servant J. RUSSELL. DOW STREET, J. O. VnOX— A TEA PARTY. Joseph Arnold, Esq. of Duke Lane, Westminster, a retired haeknev- coachman, better known bv'the'title of 11 the Hough Diamond," and as the inmate friend of Bill Gibbons, Esq. P. C. Com. Gen. was brought be- fore the sitting Magistrate under the following awkward circumstances: Mr. Peter Guy, a tailor ( by trade), deposed that himself and Mrs. Peter Guv were invited to tea bv Mrs. Chaffev, the accomplished- houses of the Russian Hotel, vulgarly called the Brown Bear, in Bow Street. Mr. Joseph Arnold, Mr. Joseph Arnold's housekeeper, and severalotherladi. es . and gentlemen were there of the party. There was toast and prime Dorset, and muffins and crumpets, with Gunpowder and Bohea, for the ladies ; and pig's face, red herrings, and hot coffee, for the gentlemen : in short, there was every thing quite genteel and comfortable. Now it so happened, that Mr. Peter Guy wore a white poodle upper- benjamin of his own make on the occasion, and this unfortunate dress upset the comfort of the whole party. Mr. Joseph Ar- nold first observed that Mr. Peter Guy's.. poodle- benja- min was as pretty a bit of toggery as ever he see d. . All the company agreed to this, except one ladv ( Mrs. Jona- than Guv), who remarked that it looked rather too warm- like and smothery for fire- side wear. - Mr. Joseph Arnold observed it waru't a morsel too warm fur those as had anv gumption in ' em ; and he offered to bet a shil- ling that he could get it on, if so be as how Mr. Peter Guv would be kind enough to peel. There was not a lady in company who did not laugh outright at this pro- position, because, Mr. Joseph Arnold is a large round man, upwards of six feet high, and Mr. Peter Guv, as one of the ladies very justly observed, is a. little hop o'mv thumb chap, not much above half a. big. Mr. J. Arnold, however, swore by gales ( a favourite oath of his) that he would not flinch from his bet; and at length Mr. Peter Guv took him at his word, the states were deposited, and Mr. Peter Guy having.- slipped out ol' his benjamin, Mr. J Arnold squeezed himself into it with- out a vast deal of trouble, though: when it was on, the sleeves did not reach much below his elbows. Mr. Peter Guy readily admitted that he was done, and re- quested his benjamin again, but Mr. J. Arnold refused to restore it, observing that it was a prime fit, and he would give it a turn among the swells in Duck Lane. The ladies remonstrated, the gentlemen laughed, tjic noise ran high, the tea- tables were hurried away,' and the crumpets were upset in the ashes— but it was all of no use, Mr. J Arnold swore the toggery was too good for a tailor, and he would keep it for himself! and so saying he sallied forth and strutted up a. id down Bow Street for nearly two hours, till at length the patience of Mr. Peter Guy became exhausted, and lie gave him in charge to an officer, who carricd him before the Ma- gistrate. His Worship, having. first ordered Mr. Joseph Ar- nold to be placed at tho bar, asked him what he had to say for himself. He replied that he did feel himself a hit ' disgraced by being placed in that.' ere bar, being as. how he was well known to Mr. White and Markland, the Magistrates at Quoi'n Sqiiure, and to all ttie inhabitants of Duck Lane, as an honest man, and one that was so well to do in the world as any man who was no better off than himself. And as to the benjamin there was . such a bother about, he had got it 011 bv the free consent of the owner, and he would would keep it long enough, unless the owner stood a drop ofsomea't short. If this is the case, Sir," observed the Magistrate, " I shallinstanlv commit you for the robbery." , This seenied to have a considerable effect upon Mr. Joseph Arnold, for he instantly, though slowly, began to peel, and at length he handed the coat over the bar, sulkily observing, " this comes for keeping'company with tailors, your Worship, and I can't say Imtit. seryes me right. Howsoincver he mouglit haye had it before if he had not been so d— d tall and consequential aljout Mr. Peter Guy thanked the Magistrate for his kind interposition, and the parties withdrew. LOSS OF TIIE LADY LUSHING TON INHUMAN. CALCUTTA, August 27.— At a late. hour yesterday evening we were favoured with the following melancholy details of the loss of the Ladv Lushiiigton, and from which we have learnt with extreme concern that several persons have been ' lost. The account of the calamity is from one of the, surviving sufferers, and we submit it nearly in his own language,:— We sailed from Madras 011 the 5th, and having four passengers to land at Cor- inga, saw the light- house at midnight on the 7th ; tack- ed about, in hopes of being able to land the four pas- sengers ( above mentioned) in the morning, but owing to the strong currents, we were considerably to leeward of the port by day- light; we endeavoured two days andw night to regain the windward, but finding we only hist ground, cast anchor on the northward of Cornig'a. The surf ran very high for two days, so\ ve could have no communication with shore ; we tried to weigh anchor, and drop down to Penticollah, but all endeavours were ineffectual, when the cable parted and night had come on. The Captain gave orders to stand out to sea until ' twelve o'clock at night, and then tack in to the land ; tie chief mate took the command of the deck at midnight, and thinking we had sailed so far from the land that we could not possibly reach it before dav- break, the ship tacked— a breeze. haying sprung, up we were alarmed by the ship striking slightly on the sand about four o'clock in the morning. Nothing can paint the distressing scene ; the high land was just perceptible, and every wave driving over the- ship added to our horrible situa- tion. In half an hour every mast was Over the ship's side ( to leeward); the ship had drifted into a tremend- ous surf, every boat was staved iu the attempt to lower them, and the land halt'a mile on our lee; we had no- thing to trust to but the waves, and to place our confi- dence in the Almighty. The scene of horror and distress then became indescribable. Tlie cries of the females and children were heart- rending. It was said that the bot- tom had parted from the upper- works. Every person was naked, and up to the middle in water, and the dis- tress was increasing every moment. Three spars of wood were got over the side, 011 which six persons, including myself, providentially reached the shore; but w'e were so much exhausted, that had not the natives come to our assistance, the return of the surf would have carried us out again. We found on the shore a sailor who had been washed oyerboard, to whom the safety of so many lives is owing: ha fortunately spoke the language and and succeeded in getting four catamarans from the shore to the assistance of the sufferers ; a large boat was got off, but could get no nearer than one hyndred yards, and with difficulty was ^ kc- pt above water. At eleven the ship parted across ihe centre, and all the crew and passengers were obliged to get on the masts to have thf ship as a breakwater, from which riianv were washed away, being so fatigued thev . could not hold On. The - , catamarans kept at work until two o clock, u- lien the wind increased so that they could not get near the wreck, and had afterwards to desist, finding it impossible to be of further use. A Frenchman, his wife, and two daugh- ters, with two of the crew, were seen on the wrcek : at four o'clock the stern parted, on which the French lady with her eldest daughter reached the shore ; tlie father with the other daughter perished, as did the two sailors* one of whom, whs se< 5n at dark sticking to the remains of the bows, which were held by the anchors. Tlie slior.: for six miles was strewed with the ship and cargo Thci number lost was C1' 2, amongst whom, we regret to state, were Captain Hampton, 7th Madras native infantry, Ensign Wright, Mr. Wilson, formerly purser in the country service, Mr. Rosseau and his daif'ditcr, and Mr. Lvster, second officer of the Lady Lushington.—• The ship parted in two at 1 1 A. M. and b. tfqrecvenin- j scarce a vestige of ht- r was visible. Mrs. Rossoau, who was saved, was on the stern, and her unfortunate hus- band was on the stem when she parted. Major Weather- all and his ladv are likewise safe, and Mr. Carpenter, onlv son of Colonel Carpenter. The situation of the survivors is said to have been trulv deplorable; all were nearly without clothes, The Commander is acquitted of all blame." ITTLPH KNIGHTS.— An extraordinary discovery lias recently Occurred on account of the order of knighthood hiving been conferred on Captain Phillimore, of the British Navy, bv tho new Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. It'appears that before the union the V iceroys of Ireland enjoyed the privilege of'conferring this honour, but that it was not 1' eservcd to them on that occ ision, antl then devolved wholly, 011 the Save reign : so that all the knight- 1 hoods bc^ tpwud bv Earl Talbot, a; well as by the M. u » J fftils WeHeslev, are found to lie null a. id void. Th*. Board of Admiralty, we understand, ha, the merit of making this discovery. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FROM FRENCH PAPERS. PARIS, Jan 21.— Yesterday, after Mass, the King received numerous personages of rank and distinction; amongst whom were the Duke de Richelieu and Prince Talleyrand. Our private correspondence from Autjsburgh supplies the following details :— " Very decisive movements have just been made by the Russian armies ; every thing . announces tlu: war ii inevitable. " The army of the South; commuted by General Wittgenstein, has suddenly quitted its eantouuicnts, aud is proceeding to enter Bessarabia. " Another Corps d'Armee, composed of three divi- sions, passed the Dniester 011 the 21th December, destined to the same province, to join the Strong divi- sion of General Sabirteff, which has long been stationed there. " The division which form the Coqis d'Arraee of Count de Woronjoft', of . the army of the west, havo entered and taken up their. entrance in Volhvnia. " Tlie light cavalry belonging to the . first division of the army, havo also commenced their march, for Volhynia. " Advices from a respectalje source announce, that the General in Chief, Count Wittgenstein, has esta- blished his head- quarters ,- it Kischonow„ in Bessarabia. " On the other hand, the Turks arc concentrating considerable forces both an the i'rutb and Danube.— The head quarters of the Seraskier Czauao- Oglou are at Silistria. " Subsequent advices announce, in a positive manner that since the 23d December, . the entire Russian Army of the South is in full march towards, the Prut//, .'.' V, - divisions have successively passed the l'Viiester, the troops even march bv night, to make roam lor those which follow. Each soldier is supplied with biscuit for fifteen davs." The following article, relatively to the conspiracy re- cently detected at Relfort, is extracted from the Journal of the Upper Rhine, 011 th 14th iw> t. ;— " It appears that the investigations, have ledtq the discovery of an extensive conspiracy, all the ramifica- tions of which are not yet traced ; enoimh, however, is known to prove how perfidious and dangerous to society are the designs of certain men. Several persons have been arrested ; but nothing transpires re- ipectiiur their depositions, and we abstain from repeating- the various reports which arc grounded on these eircuinstances, as it might, subject ti suspicion certain individuals whom i; is incumbent upon the Police Authorities to watch, to ex- amine, or to take into' custody. Public opinion ought to be suspended, until a judicial cognisance shall set things in their true light." The Report on tlie pew Projet for the Police of ths Journals, like thutifor. the repi- e. ssiyu. ol'tl. e oijences of tlie Press, recommends the trial of the Journals by the King's Courts without a Jury, and the suspension or suppression of them at their pleasure. On Tuesday- the debate on the Report * ps resumed, andagtjin adjourned. Letters from . Constantinople contain t) ie intelligence ot* the Marquis de Latour Maubourg's arrival in that c;: v, and the accommodation of the differences between Persia and the Porte. A letter from Basle dated the 9th inst. sa vs " Since the Intelligence arrived here of the conspiracy at Helton, the Authorities are mare vigilant respecting strangers : it is said that several, condemning whom information had been received, have heen arrested." SP A I N\ CADIZ, Jan. 1-.— Our Journals publish ( ho following letter from Monte Video ;—" The Viceroy of Lima abandoned the capital at the beginning of. Lij'v, retiriu r into the . interior with 4,000, Caatowl fmvmg left it previously with 3.000 men leaving Sane- hen, iu the im- pregnable fortress of Callao, with I> 00 men, and pro- visions for a year ; the army of Upper Pent, of above 8,800 men, being under the command of OJanefa, ami other distinguished Chief's. As soon as two Spanish ships appear in the Pacific, all these forces will march to Lima, the Chilian invaders will be annihilated, and Peru will be restored to tranquility." BARCELONA, Dee. 29— We do not, know whether it is from malice or credulity that some persons magnilV. ing the remains of infection which they suppose to be still iu Barcelona, affirm that a considerable number of per- sons die daily, and most of'them of the epidesnic dis- ease. These reports are as false as they pro injurious. They impede business ami delay the presence " or the provincial authorities, to the great injury of tie public prosperity. We learn that the municipality intends ta publish a weekly statement pf the burials, as is done at Cadiz daily. This will undeceive the credulous aiid con- found the exaggarators. We had Written this when wtf received the following statement from the municipality. [ From this statement, which includes the burials in the whole . city for 11 days, f « pm the 16th to the 27th in- clusive, it appears fliiit'th'e whole amount is 60, or only an average of about six daily, at a season when tjie daily average of other yeans has been from L) to 30 J ai ad HID, Jan. 10.— file Gazette of- to- day eontains the official notice that the King has at length' accepted the resignation of the Ministers of Stat.— Ba.- da. xi, Eoreigh Affairs; Feliu, of the Intwioi';' " kdvailor, of War ; and Val| ig6(> of the Finance—" Which rcsigr. a- tion, ' says his . Majesty, 1 have hitherto declined to" ac cept; but considering the presout circumstances, I have now allowed theal to retire, declaring that I am satisfied with their gortd services', their attachment to trie Con- stitution, their loyalty t o 1- tation, taken from the Weekly Returns of the qualiti- es and Price of British Corn, Winchester measure, in ' England and Wales, for the week ended 19th January: V heat, tve, - Jarley lats," 48s I Id 22< Id 19s 8d 16s ?; l Beans, Peas, Oatmeal, Bear or Eijr, - 22s 3- 1 35s 3d OOs 0.1 00s OOd The average price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, computed from the returns made in the week ended Jan. 23, is 31s. 7} d. perewt. duty exclusive. COKN EXCHANGE, Jan 2.5. A large proportion of Wednesday's supply of Wheat re- mained over for this day's market, in the sale of which very little progress was made, having but few buyers, except for prime samples, which obtained Monday's price,; but all other sorts were off - red on lower terms, without being able to effect sales— Barley and Oats Is. per quarter cheaper. rf ^ D'DING TON CORN MARKET. Jan. A middling supply of Wheat in market, which met with a ready sale. Top prices 2s. Gd. higher, but current prices nearly the same as last day— Top price of Barley Is. aiid Oats 6d. higher than last day. trh- at Rnrley. Oats. Petse Reans. t- irst .~ 4s 0< 1 24s ( id IBs Od 16s Od 15s Od Second ,30s Od ISs Od 16s Od 14s Od 14 s Od rhinl - J7s Od 16 » Od 14s Od 12s Od 12s Od Market- Is. Id. —. —.. w - ,.,.,,. \ ji ill i^ uiitour gu - Retail price per peck of best oatmeal. Is. 2d. second FAI JANUARY— Banff St. John's, 7th day Cujh- n. - ditto O'dmeldruin. St. Nethalm's Fair, 1st Thursday after the 18fh Strichen Yule Market, 1st Tuesday Tain, Cormick's Fair, 1st Tuesday lOtd Stile.) Granton, 1st Tuesday RS. ( New Stile.) MorUatb. 1st Tuesday Forres, St. John's. 1st Wed. Drumblade, St. Hilary's, 2d Tuesday Contin. 18th day, or Wed- nesday after Laurencekirk, Tantan, Sd Thursday Old Deer, ditto Turriff, St. Paul's, last Tues- day and Wednesday. FEBRUARY Blair- of- Athol. Istd- iy Dornoch, Cal lan's Fair, 1 st W ed Monybiusk, 2d Wed. Charleston of Ahoyne. Sd Wed. Forfar, last ditto Nairn, 18th day Abergeldie, last Friday Inverness, Wed. after 4th Dullkeld, 3d day ( Old Stile.) Banff Candlemas Fair, IstTues Rattray, ditto Stonehaven, the Thursday be • fore Candlemas New Pitsligo. 3d Tues.& Wed. Mintlaw, 3d Tuesday Cornhill.( Newton of Park) lst Thurs. after Candlemas -( New Stile.) Botriphnie, Fumack. lJthday Old Deer, 3d Thursday Huntly. last Tuesday Alforil, ditto Strichen, do. and Wed. Tarl. ind, last Wed. Redcastle, ditto Oldmeldrurn day before Fyvie Fyvie,- Fasten's- even, IstTues. and Wed. after New Moon next a^ ter C ndlemas Elgin, ditto Strowan Murray. Crieff, the 9tll day; but if that day he Saturday, Sunday, or Mon- day, it is held the Tuesday after. MORPETH, Jan. 23.— At our market this day there were a good ftiany Cattle and a full market of Sheep ; from the great demand, fat of both sold readily ; no alteration in prices. Beef from 5s to 5s. 6d.— Mutton from 4s. Gd. to 5s. Cd. per • tone, sinking offals. GLASGOW CATTLE MARKET On Monday Glasgow market - vas well supplied with about 300 good Cattle ; last day's prices were fully maintained ; the best brought from 9s. 6d. to 10.-; a- stone ( 22 Ills, fat and flesh) ; sheep brought Is. a- head more ; a lot of fine black faced wedders sold readily at from l « s. to 23s. a- head KELSO. Jan. 25.— This being our monthly market, we had a great supply of stock, both of Cattle and Sheep, and of excellent qualily ; and we believe a deal of both kinds were sold, hut at prices extremely low, and such as by no means afford any think like a remuneration to the breeders. Notwithstanding there was a full attendance at Norwich • larketou Saturday se'ennight, business went on heavily, and . Id Wheats were 2s. and Barley about 6' d. per coomb lower than last week; other grain much as before. Many large lots of Scots and homebreds were exhibited for sale, and short- horned Lincoln fat beasts were offered at about 5s. 6d. per stone, but there were few buyers. PRICE OF HOPS, Jar,. 28. NEW E\ ns. Kent, 21 10s to Sussex, 21 Os to Essex, 21 10s to 9s— Seconds, 41 10s to 41 15 s 21 18s 31 16s 71 7s NEW POCKETS. Kent, 21 16s to 51 Os Sussex, 21 4s to 31 8s Essex, 21 14s to 41 4s I-' arnham, line, 71 00s to 101 SMITHFIELD MARRET, Jan. 25. To sink the Offal, per stone of 81bs. Beef, 2s 6< l to 3s 8d 1 Veal, 2s Gd to 4s 4- 1 Mutton, 2s 4d to 3s 6( 1 | Pork, 2s 6d to 4s Od Beasts, 460— Sheep. & c. 4,790— Calves. 120— Pigs, 240. NEWGATE AND LEADENHALL MARKETS, Jan. 26. Reef, 2s Od to 3s 4d I Veal, 3s Od to 5s' 4il Mutton, 2s Od to 3s 0( 1 | Pork, 2s 4d to 4s 4d To v n Tallow, Yellow Russia, White ditto. Soap ditto, Melting Stuff, Ditto rough, PRICE OF TALLOW, Jan. 26. 48s to — s 50s to — s 48. to — s 45s to — s 38s to — s 25 s to — s Graves, Good Dregs, Yellow Soap, Mottled, - Curd, Palm, 3 to 1 8s — s to 7s 80s to — s 90s to — s 94s to — s 000s to — s Price of Candles, per doz. 9s 6( 1— Moulds, lis Os. LEATHER, Jan. 26. 21( 1 to 22d 23d to 24( 1 17d t-> 18.1 18jd to 19* d 17 4d to 1 8,' d 18|- d to 20d 23d to - 27d 28d to 341 26d to 28d 1 Sd to 20d per lb. PRICE OF Butts, 50 to 56lbs. each, Ditto, 56 to C6lbs. each, Dressing Hid* s. Fine Coach Hides, Crop Hides 35 to 40lbs. for cutting, Ditto 45 to 501bs Calf Skins 30 to 40lbs Ditto 50 to 70lbs. Ditto 70 to 80lbs Small Sea's ( Greenland) ... PRICE OF STOCKS. 3 per C. Red. 23715 I India Bonds, 81 pr. 5 per Ct. N. 1075.7- j Ex. B. 2 10001. 5 4 6 or 3J per Cetit. 87' J j Lottery Tickets, 191. 18s 4 per Cents. 96Mf » - I Cs. for Ac. 76* 76 76* NAVAL REGISTER. FROM LLOYD'S MARINE LIST, Jan. 22. TARRAGONA Dec. 31 — On the 27th inst. the storm came on ajain with redoubled violence, and lasted until yesterday The Sarah, Law on. of Dublin ; Jessie. D. iuglas. of Leith ; and Brunswick, Burliston, of Newcastle, are all completely wrecked. The only vessel that has survived the - storm is the Retrieve. Hague, of Scarborough, and she is almost stove to pieces bythe number of wrecks and vessels continually beating upon her. The unfortunate result of the storm has been 6 British. 22 Spanish, 2 Sardinian, and 2 Swedish vessels wrecked ; 1 English, 1 American, and 2 Spanish vessels afloat, but almost shattered to pieces. GIBRALTAR. Dec.- 26.— During the hard and unabated gale experienced from Sunday evening to last night, great damage was done to the shipping iu the hay ; many lost anchors and cables, or were other . vise injured, and two Polacrc ships eight brigs, three schooners, three hulks, 1 velachero. four xebecks, five misticos. anil twelve faluehos ( in all about 40 sail) are now on the beach between Fort St. Philip's ill the Spanish lines, and Landport barrier. OI- ORTO. Dec 25.— The weather has been very bad for the last five or six days. S - veral vessels reported to be BWtisb are lost along the coast. There is a heay fresh in the river, and if the water rises a few feet more much damage will he ( lane. I ism Dec. 29— On the 24th inst. during a violent gale from W. a number of vessels received damage by running fou( of each other ; many anchors arid cables were lost, bowsprits carried away, und bulwark-, stove in. The Monarch. . from the Clyde to Ndw Orleans, was on shore hear Pasalutor 14th ult The Collier of Liverpool. J.-. ies . Ms totally wrecked at the entrance of Castiedovvn Bay. Isle of Man, 28th ult She was bh> n o'. t of Cardigan Bay two days before : Ciew saved. The Fly, Studwell, of Lynn, foundered - in the Frith of nth about 10th inst. and all the crew' browned. JAN. 25.— The Elizabeth. Dyer, from Para to Lirerpnol. • is stranded 50 miles lo the ueiHbwar I of. Lisbon. H. Sih ult. ,' at 150 hags of cotton saved. The vessel aud materials would be sold, Rotterdam, Jan. 12.— Helvoet pilots report that they saw a three masted ship, bottom upwards, k, el he. it out. And masts and sails drifting alongside of her. and several boxes end bundles of reeds; and according to accounts froia Gorce, seve- ral,, pieces - of wreck have drifted on stf- ire o" » « < n islan- f. aifltiag others two pieces of b. iai-, 1. one with" D.-- 1-*'" in blaci letters with white ground, add the o'thw painted i., j le whica and outside green, with tlri? letters A K. also the lid of a bay! with- br.- ws hinges, with " Sedtlan: l" on it. f Mem. suppose S to be the Juliana, from Bengal, lost on tlie Kentish Knack.) On Saturday, the dispatches - fot: St Helena.. Bo- n- bay, ami China, by the ship OR, veil, Capt, T. San Jersj were closed at the East India House and delivered to the Purser of that ship. •-. , . The Ea. it India Company's ship Inglis left Bombay for China, on. the 14th of July, and the Marquis Cam- den, Charles Grant, and Kent, on the' 29th of the same month. The Waterloo arrived at Bombay on. thy 22d July, and was expected to proceed on her voyage to Chiria, about the 32d August. , ." , , Upwards of 200 sail of vessels have been wrecked on the coast of Suffolk, . during the last two months, and nearly 500 have lost their anchorsand cables in the course of the same time. A terrible hurricane ha - devasted the coast of Cati- j lorua, and a great number of vessels have . perished- wit!) their crews and cargoes. At Tarragona, especially, about 66 vessels of all sizes'; were at anchor bv tli3 Mole. All of them were swallowed up bv the Waves I'our vessels, entirely dismasted, remained iu the Port, A part of the crows were lost, and the Mole entirely, destroyed. The coasts of Galicia appear to have sulfc.--. ed similar disasters to those of Catalcmia ; several vessel* under sail had been upset at Murgadoct. The East India Company's ship Repute arrived at Tappanooly on the 1 Oth of July, and proceeded on hep voyage from, thence to China oil the 17th of the same month. EpiNBUIlgJI, Jan. 29. Wednesday the Town Council agreed to petition Pnr- liament for a new police bill, and, with the. Exception of seven,. deacon9 wlio dissented, approved of tlie draft of the bill prepared by Ujeir committee. We understand that Mr. Forsvth lias with lrawn from tlie competition for the office of Professor of Scots Law, Mr. Bell, will, of course, be unanimously elected, a4 he has now no Competitor. . Sir James Colquhoun has presented the ReV* John Munro, minister ofthe Gaelic Chapel. Edinburgh, to the church and parish of Halkirk., in the countv- of Caith- ness, vacant bv the death of the late Mr. Camaron* ST. ANDREW'S.— The total number of students, at present attending the University of St. Andrew's is 237 ; of these 204> attend the Old College, and the remaining 33 the New.. The increase is remarkable. About teii years ago there were kit 1- 7 fil'St vear's students ; at pre- sent they amount to 76 ; and the other classes have in- creased in equal proportions. The herring fishing at Lochcarron continues pretty brisk ; prices per cran, 16s. to 19s. EXTRAORDINARY TRIAL. A FATHER AVI) TWO SONS SENTENCED TO Mi EXECUTED FOR S11 EEP- STEALINC, BERWICK, Jan. 2.7.— The Court havirig l) ecrj with the Usiuil formalities*, the Grand Jury was impanelled. Mr. Recorder—- There would be only one c. i* e submitted their consideration ; and it would not he necessary fofbim to make many observations upon the nature of it. It was f. u- Uid jffence of sheep- stealing. He would state the law. and thejf would have no difficulty in applying it fa the facts. The la v relating to this crime was formerly still more simple than ii now is. By the old law, this crime could be committed < niiy b y- stealing and removing the sheep . from the place wlu^ re thev were grazing or kept : but it was subsequently fopnd. than many evil disposed persons entered sheep- folds,* and did not carry olF the animal, but slaughtered ifc there, iii order to re- move the carcase, or so much of it as they chose. This prac- tice became so frequent as to induce the Legislature to inter- fere ; and a Statute was made in the reign of Geo. II. declar- ing it a capital oflfVriee to kiii a sheep with intent to steal the carcase, or any part of it. lie did not know how the present case stood. If the Grandjury should find that the sheep vCre actually removed from the olSce where they w. m kept, then thu offence was complete under, the old law, Cat if they should find, that they Were killed when found, then it would be a> t offence against the new statute. In either case they c< midf have no difficulties, as the indictment contained a count for each description of offence. He would make on'. y ona observation further. Che charge was against three uxlivi* duals { and it would Ue For the Grand jury to say, whether there was evidence affecting them ail. I fit did not apply to ally they would find the Bill against those only whom it implicated. It was not necessary that each one should have actually killed or carried off the animals or the carcases : whoever was present^ and aided in committing the. offence, was a principal felon.— The Grand Jury need not require very inute or positive proof* Their duty was only to enquire, whether there were reasonable grounds of suspicion a prima facie case was a sufficient- justification for putting the prisoners upon their'trial. The Grand Jury retired for about an hour, and returned into Court finding a true Sill against all the three prisoners, who were immediately put to the bar and arraigned. The indictment contained two counts ; the first charging tlffe prisoners with stealing on 15th Dec. last, two ewe sheep the property of Wra. Pattison ; and the second, with killing the- sheep, with intent to steal part ofthe carcases, viz. thtf ffeads* flesh, and inward fat. contrary to the form of the statute, The prisoners severally pleaded Not Guilty. Mr. Pattison for the prosecution. — The task imposed on him was of a very painful description, inasmuch as the eharge in- volved the lives ofthe prisoners— a father and his two s > ns hut it was his duty to disregard his own feelings. He w > u! d derail ihef'iCts of rhe case, as they would appear in evidence, and it would remain with the Jury to say. whether the prisoners' plea of Not Guilty was true or not. The crime of which they were accused had, of late years, rapidly increased, and the' country called aloud for a cheek to the growing evil. fl( j admitted that he could not produce a witness to prove that her saw the prisoners commit the felony ; yet the evidence which he had to adduce, though entirely circumstantial, v/ as such as could not fait to carry conviction along with it; aud he trusted that the condemnation ofthe prisoners, and the punishment which the Court must award, would operate as a salutary warning* and prevent the recurrence of similar oftenccs. This prosecution was at the instance of D-. Pattison, of New Water- haugh, situate about two miles, west from Berwick ; and the sheep were stolen from a turnip field there, on the day mentioned in the indictment. The persons accused of com- mitting the felony, resided at the Causeway Low Mil] House about sixty or eighty yards east from the footpath ( called the New Road) leadin. from Berwick to New Water- haugh, and about a mile from the lat; er.—-. Ur, Pattison then, at consider- able length, and with much perspicuity and ability, narrated the circumstances attending the felony, and shewed that they formed a complete and Unbroken chain of evidence, pointing to all the prisoners with £ force scarcely short of positive proof. After the examination of witnesses, which our limits will not permit us to detail, ihe Jury retired for about a quarter of an hour— returned into Court and pronounced their verdict, finding al! the prisoners Guilty, but earnestly recommended James Taylor to mercy on account of his youth. The Rccoredr then add essed the prisoners nearly as fol « lows i — John Taylor, Win. Taylor, Ja nes Taylor-^- it is really lam.- n- table to see you. a father and two sons now appearing at the bar to receive the'judgment of the Court, and that judgment theextremest the law can pronounce— th^ sentence of death. Your conviction is founded on evidence, of the clearest descrip- tion. . No circumstance was wanting to establish your guilt — facts of the most convincing nature stand in fearful arra£ against you ; aud even a mitid.' the most incredulous, must ba satisfied with the judgment of the Jury of your country, who have pronounced you guilty. Though you seem to have taken great care and caution to prevent discovery and estate detec- tion. your crime could not be concealed—- the All- seeing - ye. qf your Maker was upon yob. His justice " was not to be evaded, nor would He suffer the laws of y> ilr country lobe violated with impunity. Though no human eye b'held you—. hougb your crime was perpetrated in silence, apd Under the cloud ot' night, your jjUi't spoke out " with most miraculous organ"— your mute and guilty footsteps were traced from the very spot where the act was committed ' nearly to your threshold, i u these times yon cannot plead necessity as a palliation of your offence. Every man i- » ay now supply bis wants by the exer- cise o'f* honest industry. Your crimes could only be the result of idleness'and the mo> t < ooted depravity. More especially y < u, Jwhn Taylor, the .( ather— your wants w*- re liberally -'. up- tilied by a pension from the bounty of the Crown ami from the lands of this Corporation. You n- u- t- aM now prepare'for the I r - iiaa'iou o; , your lives ; it is no- in. the power of this Court ' O avert your fate ; aud we spe no clrcumst mce in your case to induce tlie Crown, whence mercy ( lows, ' ; o airer your doom. Let the adsrJOnisb and exutwc- tp you pass the short remainder of your lives in religious reflection/' autiTa en Sv sincere repentance, to make v > ur peace with jirur G ... whom you have offended. it is now my painfu duty to p iss upon Von the awful sentence of the law. which i 4— That vti'jt h" taken from hence to the place from whence you Crime." an* 1 li st you Ire carried from thence to the place ofexe-. ruti'- n. md that yon be there severally bunged by the net;,. ti'l your bodies be dead, and n. av the I. ord God, through the merits Of your Redeemer, have mercy upon your guilty souls. The thfmranour ofthe prisoners during the whole of the tri .1 evinced n composure bordering on insensibility ; and we were firry to observe that thev heard their sentence with no emotion. The Justices immediately afterwards issued their warrant to toe Coroner, ordering him to carry their sentence into execu- tion, on'Saturday 23d February next.— Berwick Advertiser. NOUTII BRITISH FIRE INSURANCE OFFICE. rpjIE . Insured, tltiote Policies run to Candlemass, ( Id .1 F. h,) are respectfnlty informal, that renewal Receipts are vow in the hands ofthe different Agents; and that, in order te fn- trerxe the Policies in force, it is necessary to pay the Pre- mium within fifteen days. The A ems for this C. ffiit effect Tnsurances on all kinds of pro, > ert„.'. on terms as low as those of any respectable Office m the Kingdom, and one advantage of insuring with the North Priti- h is that While the insured can depend or. having their losses made sood from the large funded Capital ofthe Office, the, avoid the consequences of Partnership, to w'iuh those are e, posed who insure in OJJkes estallishedori the principle of mu- tual guarantee, and where a prospect of a return of Premium 1 '' policL are given by the North British Office gratis ; and an ENGINE is ifp> at the sole expence ofthe Office ( under the charge of Mr. CLERIHEW,/ which is at all limes at the service of Hie public. Agents at Aberdeen, THOS BURNETT & WM STUART, Adtfocatcs. Stonehaven, CHAS. MUNIIO, Writer. reterhead. JA8. MACK IE. Merchant. Fraserburgh, JOHN GORDON, Manufacturer. Banff, J A S. CHALMERS, Merchant. Hunthj, C. CROWN, Do. ^ NOTICE TO TILE DEBTORS AXI) CREDITORS OF JOHN RIDDEL. Merchant in Aberdeen. ff^ HE said J.- VIIN R ID DEL haying, at the request of fi. his Creditors, granted a Trust Conveyance of his whole Property, Debts, and . Effects, to Messrs. David Milne. James Philip, and Leslie Clark, Merchants in Aberdeen, for behoof of his Creditors; and as a security for the payment of his debts in full, as proposed by him. it is requested that all those indebted to Mr. Riddel will order payment oftheir accounii tn him, as authorised by the Trustees, to receive and discharge ihr same within one month from this date, as prosecutions will lie then ordered against the outstanding debtors. And the Creditors of Mr, liiddel will please lodge their claims, pro- perly vouched, in the hands of Mr. Ewing, Advocate, Agent for i* he Trustees, w ithin one month from this date. gV ' I he SHOP occupied hv Mr. Riddel, in Union Street, ivi'li be LE I' till the 1st June. 1823 On reasonable terms, and the incoming tenant may have the Fixtures, & c. at a valuation, Apply to Mr. Riddel at the Shop, or to either of the Trustees, A SHOP TO LET, EY the Subscribe r, head of the Broadgate, long pos- sessesd by Mr. Wm. Davidson, Grocer, now by Mr. Wm. Mathews] Leather Merchant. The Shop and Cellar is { ari* o. and is to undergo considerable alterations ; will be made io suit any trade it miv be wanted for. As also a COTTAGE on the Canal side, above Monlhooly, villi a Garden. It is both a town and country residence. JAMES MEI. LIS. SHIP FOR SALE. XhatSubstancial well- built Schooner the CA THARINE ; Builthy Mr. JOHN GILL, y. ry^ r 80 Tons Register. Apply to Alex. Adam, Exchequer- Row ; or John Gill, Coal- broker, Shore. SALE OF STOCK IN TRADE AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, FOR BEHOOF OF CREDITORS. There will be Sold by Auction, 011 Tuesday the 5ih current, in that SHOP, in'St. Nicholas' Street of Aberdeen, lately occupied by WILLIAM MORRISON, Shoemaker. r|", HE whole STOCK in TRADE belonging to him, JL consisting nf Ladies and Gentlemeos Boots and Shoes— a varfefy of Calf Skins— Cordovan. Spanish, and other Lea- ther— together with the whole Shoemaking Implements.— Sale to commence at 10 o'clock forenoon. Also, the while HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, be- longing to the said William Morrison, in the huu- e occupied hv him. at the northern corner of Lower Dee Street, consisting rfa Bed and Bedding— Tables— Mahogany Hair- bottomed Chairs a Chest of Mahogany Square Draw ers— a Mirror— a- id a variety of other articles. Roup to begin at 3 o'clock afternoon. ' Hie SHOP WILL BE LE I', from this date to the en- suing term. For particulars, application may be made to Messrs. liremner and Maitlnnd. St. Nicholas' Street. JA. 1G. MASS IE, AUCTIONEER. Aberdeen, Feb. 2, 1822. RPHAT A at Ci HOUSE FOR SALE. For sale hy public roup, within the house of John Dempster, Vintner in Aberdeen, 011 Friday the 1st day of March next, at Go'clock afternoon, new and substantial DWELLING HOUSE Cotton, near Aberdeen, and large 1111. CE of GROUND at the back thereof. The house is built of the most substantial materials— it contains an excellent front and hack Shop, besides four other good apartments and garrets.— The whole presently possessed by George Reid, and affording ati excellent situation fur a Grocery Shop and Tavern. The feu duty is moderate. Apply for farther particulars, to Alex. Smith, Advocate, Correction Wynd. George Reid will shew the bouse. GROUND NEAR ABERDEEN, TO BE LET. rnilE CROFT of LAND called CUNINGIIAR- 1 HILLS, lying on the West side of the Broad Hill of the Links, as at present possessed by James and George Aiken, Gardenias. Also, those PA RKSnf HOSEFIELD, near to Loanhead of Gilcomston, with the Dwelling House and Offices thereon, ar. possessed by Dnvid Uartlett, and the Daughters of the late Alex, Lindsay, will be let, for such number of years as can be agreed upon, froin the term of Martinmas next. For particulars, application may he made to Di. vid Htit- cheon. Advocate, by who iuoffers will be received till the 16th day of February ensuing. * LEASE OF A FARM FOR SALE, Formerly Let at L. SGOper annum, PllESENT UrSET RENT ONLY L. 150. On Friday the 8ih February next, at two o'clock p. sr. ( if not previously disposed of by private bargain) there will be ex- posed to sale, by public roup, within the Leinon Tree Ta- xern of Aberdeen, ASUB- LEASE, for TEN Years and Crops, from and after Martinmas last, of the Valuable Farm of KENNEHTY, in the parish of Peterculter, within 7 miles of Aberdeen. 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 it this season, and from 25 to 30 acres were sown down with grass and clover, which . is looking uncommonly well. There are about 200 acres of inclosed ground, 174 acres of which arc ft rat vie land, of superior quality, and in a high state of cultiva- tion. The Farm is all divided, and inclosed with stone dykes, into 20 regular fields ofa proper size, which are in general well watered. Eleven of the fields are presently in grass; it would answer well for grazing cattle. There is a genteel Dwelling Jlouse on it, and abundance of Offices. The turnpike road to Aberdeen is within 200 yards of the Farm. Oftcrs in writing will be received by John Evving, Advo- cate in Aberdeen, previous to the day of sale. "' FOR ' LIIE P 6RTOFPII IL ADELPHI A, f* The Rrigantine HIGHLANDER, ^ WE^' C^ JOHN MO] R, Master, 280 Tons Burthen, Will be dispatched for Newcastle, for the above Port, the 20th February next. Tor Freight and Passage, apply to William Greener, Esq. Broker. Newcastle; or to John Dickie, at Messrs. James Philip & Co.' s No. 9, Broad Street, Aberdeen. ' i- he Hightsuder ban . auH- rior * coininod< dion for Passengers. Aberdeen, fun. 9, I'bUZ. . TAMES JOHNSTON TJF. GS leave to intimate to his Friends ami the AJ Public, that he Iras now commenced Business as BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER, In that SHOP, in UNION STREET, Third Door East from Brand Stmt, w here be has on band, a large and choice Collection of the best and newest Editions of the different Authors, in the various departments of Science and Literature, together with every article in the Stationary Line. lie respectfully solicits from his Friends and the Public, a share ol support and patronage, assuring them, tha^ no exer- tion on his part shall lie wanting to merit their favour, by a di- ligent and unremitting attention to business, by having always on hand the very best of articles, and selling on the most mo- derate terms. He begs also to announce, that he is engaged in the forma- tion of a CIRCliTLAtlNG LIBRARY, devoted to the interests of Religion and . Morality, extensively embracing the Works of esteemed Authors in Divinity, History, and other branches of Literature, and comprising those scarce and valu- able Publications, whose prices preclude the possibility of their being procured by individuals of moderate income— a Prospectus of which, he will soon do himself the pleasure of submitting to inspection ; and in the meanwhile, terms of Subscription will be learned, by application at the Shop, where Books are now ready for delivery to Subscribers. Aberdeen, Jan. 19, 18 « 22. VILLA AND GROUND FOR SALE. TO EE SOLD, BY PRIVATE BARGAIN, THAT beautiful VILLA at LOANHEAD, the property of William Henderson, of Jamaica, and lately possessed by Mr. Chalmers together with the Ground, con- sisting of about seven Acres. The House is in excellent order, and well calculated for the accommodation ofa genteel family. The property will be sold in one or two I. ots. For farther particulars, apply to . Mr. Geo. Yeats, Advo- cate, or to Geo. Henderson, Flour Mill, who will shew tlie pro- pc'y- . ,' CONTRACTORS WANTED. HPHE HERITORS of NETHER BANCHORY JL having resolved to re- build the CHURCH of that PARISH, according to a Plan and Specifications which will be shewn by James Blaikie. Advocate in Aberdeen, Trades- men wishing to contract for the execution of the Work are re- quested to lodge sealed. Estimates with Mr. Blaikie, betwixt and Saturday the 9th of February next, when they will be opened in presence ofa , Meeting of the Heritors. Aberdeen, Dec. 7, 1821. FIRST SHIP FOR HALIFAX, PICTOU, AND MIR A MICIII. The fine COPPERED BRIG LOUISA, JAMES OSWALD. MASTER, Will lie laid on for the above Ports, and will sail 20th March. For Freight or Passage, apply to George Allan, Union Street, or the Master on board. The Louisa has superior accommodation for Passengers. Aberdeen, Jan. 11, 1823, . For ST. JOHN'S, NEW BRUNSWICK, THE FINE FAST SAILING BRIG JUNO, 200 Tons Burden, JOHN HENDERSON, MASTER, Will sail about tin? middle of March, and has good accom- modation for passengers. For Freight or Passage, apply to GEO. THOMSON, Quay. Aberdeen, Jan. 26, 1822. TO LET, rjPIIAT commodious YARD, SHEDS, LOFTS, JL and STABLES, situated in the North Street, and pre- sently possessed by Messrs. L. and W. Aitken, Glasgow Carriers. The Premises have been long used as a Carrier's Quarters ; and, on thin account, would be very valuable either to a Stabler or Carrier ; it would also be very convenient for a Cooperage. Any person wishing to see or enquire about the Premises, may apply to Mis. Donaldson at the Yard. TO BE LET, T1HE large and commodious HOUSE, situated on the Quay, and formerly possessed by the late Alexander Tower ot Logie— having Dining and Drawing Room*, of large dimensions, and handsomely fitted up. and every other accom- modation for a family of respectability. Entry may be had immediately, or at Whitsunday next. Particulars may be learned, on application to Mr. David Hutcheon, Marischal Street, WANTED, By the APERDEN # LONDON SHIPPING COMPY. ( CONTRACTORS for supplying theirSMACKS with J the following Articles for Six Months, from Tuesday the 5th February. Sealed Tenders to be given in at ihe Com- pany's Office on or before that day. viz. BLACKSMITH WORK of best Swedish Iron, per lb. BLOCKS bv the Inch, with or without Bushes. MAST HOOPS and GRIMM ATS, by the Inch. HANDSi'OKES, Ash and Hickory, by the Piece. CANDLES, per Stone. SAL I', per Boll. Ship and Cabin BISCUIT, per Cwt.— And QUARTERN LOAVES, of best quality, by the Piece. Samples ofthe Biscuit and Candles to be given in along with the Tenders. N. B.— No Tenders will be received for Blacksmith Work, but from tbo. se that can perform the sarro at Fooldee. Aberdeen § London Shipping Company's Office, 7 Quay, Jan. 25, 1822. } A HOUSE, YARD, AND STABLES, TO l:: T, IN TANNERY STREET. HHHAT newly erected HOUSE and STABLES, X belonging to L. and W. AITXXN, will be LET, entry at Whitsunday first, or sooner. The House contains Kitchen, 4 Public Rooms, 9 Bed Rooms, and the house is well calcu- lated to contain a good number of more beds, if necessary.— The Stables are fitted up in a very superior style. The Yard is large and convenient, and the situation is centrieat for an Inn: a « the Proprietors intend removing their Establish- ment to these premises, and from the arrangements proposed, it will be a great acquisition to the tenant. Every encourage- ment will be given to a respectable tenant. Farther particulars will be learned, by application to WM. AITKEN, NORTH STREET. THE CHRONICLE. ABERDEEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1822. S? tttnmat£ of IMiftcs. AT the time of our last publication, we had seen in some of the English Journals, an account of events said to have taken place in South America which we believed improbable, and therefore did not particularly notice, what we thought there was good reason to believe un- founded.. The report was, that after Lima had been long in possession of the Patriots, a royalist chief had appeared before the place with a considerable force, and after some time had succeeded in forming a commu- nication with Calloa, which it is now ascertained did not yield to any attack of Lord COCHRANE, as was confi- dently reported in all tlie newspapers. We are well aware of the fact, that the Government of Britain favours not the cause of South American Independence— that correspondents from Jamaica and other islands, a^ d even from our eruizets, are ready to furnish accounts unfa- vourable to the patriots, and exaggerate grossly any thing to be called an advantage on the part of the Royalists ; but in the present case we cannot doubt the fact, that a body of royalist troops did appear before Lima, and after sonic days did enter Calloa, without be ing molested by the forces under SAN MARTIN. The Spanish accounts ( royalist) represent this as a complete relief of the place, as it was provisioned for a year ; on the contrary, the Lima Gazette states, that the garri- son of fifteen hundred men had r. ot provisions fur twen- ty days, when this force, said to amount to about four thousand men, entered the place. Until the army under SAN MARTIN is defeated in the field, there can be » o ortt'^ e or provisions obtained for the garrison of Cal'ba, a id the blockade by sea is ettictly maintained by Lord COCHRANE. In the mc « n time, we regret that his Lordship does not l^ gulatfy correspond with this country, so as to give liis cot "-^,' intiien certain notice of the events passing in South A< l* rica. It is a stalo trick of the enemy to represent him as having gained successes, and then to injure his ctilise for the time, by trumpeting out to the world that their own fabrications ars unfounded. Ofthe final success ofthe South American Revolution there can be no doubt; btlt such misrepresentations un- questionably tend to retard and counteract the proeeed- inffs ofthe Patriots. ANNIVERSARY OF MR. FOX'S BIRTH- DAY.— We regret- tliat our limits prevent us from giving an adequate detail of the Speeches delivered upon this occasion, at Edinburoli ; we therefore confine ourselves to a selection, • i * as thev appear reported in the Scotsman, observing at the same time, that Editor declares himself much dissatis- fied with the report furnished liini. There must of ne- cesitv be much of sameness in the sentiments expressed upon this occasion, with what has been often expressed before ; but it has been the rare felicity of Mr. Fox's character, abused and slandered as he was during lije, to rise year bv year in public estimation after his death, so that of him it might truly have been said— Extinclus amabitur idem. While events are in progress, and men speak of vr". iat is • arobably to happen, an impudent quack may oppose his assertions to the soundest doctrines : butwhenwe refer to thesneeches of Mr. Foxand Mr. PITT, during the period of the war against Reform, and the Liberties of France, and at the same time look to the present comparative state of Britain and France, the conclusion is inevitable, that Mr. Fox entertained just views of the true interests of his country and of Europe ; while the arts by which Mr. PITT persuaded his majorities are perfectly under- stood. The present situation of the country is the highest eulogimn of the correct political views of Mr. Fox— the most convincing proof of the undescriminat- iug folly, and want of lational principle and competent information in his antagonist. The partizans of Mr. P. ITT believed all done and won, when by bribery and the basest machinations, they had subverted the power of NAPOLEON, and bv treatment unparalleled . in history bad occasioned his untimely death's— let them now see, whether the storm has been really weathered, and whe- ther his political measures have contributed to the secu- rity of the nation. The good faith of Mr. Fox was ac- knowledged bv all the nations of Europe; while the professions of Mr. PITT were suspected by powers in amity with Britain— and his hostility execrated, because, not trusting to honourable means of annoying his ene- mies, lie had recourse to plans of assassination, and that bribery which, as long as British gold could be squan- dered, produced its usual effects on base minds. It has been truly said, that Time and Truth are invincible, and thev have done justicc, and will continue to do justice, to the character of Fox in the page of history, when PITT shall only be remembered as the author of his country's miseries, and the degradation of the British name. Upon the same occasion, meetings werjr held in various parts of the kingdom, particularly at Glasgow and Norwich, at which last place the company consist- ed of many of the first nobility and gentry of England. With regard to the affairs of Greece, more than an usual quantum of falsehood has lately issued from the periodical pi ess. Great pains are taken to persuade the world, that the Greeks are a people so sunk in slavery, so brutally Cruel, and so every way unworthy of the friend- ship and confidence of the Holy Alliance, that it would be better to allow the Turks to extirpate them at once, in order to save farther trouble. The massacre of Tri- poliza, and the disgust and secession of Mr. GORDON, are again announced in a Vienna ministerial journal, upon the authority of the London Courier ; and like Moses in the comedy, an eye witness is ready to take his oath to all. the particulars. What signifies it that these Greeks are Christiana, and the Turks the most deter1 mined enemies of our religion? In these days, if a man's political faith be unsound— if he question the in- fallibility of the allied Governments, or the rectitude cf all their measures, who cares about his religious creed ? Indeed, we have amongst us some who say, that it is quite enough to damn the cause of the Greeks, that Mr. HUME speaks in their favour ; and if our Missionaries could but convert the Sublime . Sultan, and his faithful followers, no doubt all difficulties would be done away, and he would make a very respectable member of the IIolv Al- liance. But to speak seriously, the power of R ussia will soon determine the differences between Greece and Turkey, and it is not believed that any concessions could now save the Ottoman Empire from destruction. Bank- ers in St. Petersburgh and Vienna, whose iuterest it is mutually to support the credit of their paper, give out that no war against Turkey has ever been in contempla- tion in Russia, that every tiling is pacific, and thev pay dearly for the insertion of such reports in the English newspapers. But all accounts from the Russian armies agree, that their baggage and heavy artillery have long since passed the Borvsthenes, and are now upon the Pruth, waiting the orders to advance, while the march of troops from the interior of Russia, for the same des- tination is incessant, battalions having frequently to march in the night time to make way for advancing columns. If those connected with the trade of Turkey will not give, more credit to these indications, than the fabrications of interested individuals, they must abide the consequences. IRELAND—- We fear the anticipation of returning tranquillity in that distracted country have been too sanguine. Some very strong, indications ofa disposition to insurrection have lately appeared. In the county of Cork, the insurgents have, in some instances, success- fully resisted the military ; and in one affair, the termina- tion of which we are not yet made acquainted with, a Captain's command found it necessary to send for rein- forcements, before they could venture npon the attack. The conduct of an officer of yeomanrv, who gave orders to shoot a prisoner liecause a rescue was attempted, ( and the man was accordingly shot dead) appears to have in- censed the people beyond all measure, and most pro- bably will lead to acts of dreadful retaliation. No doubt, the law authorizes the use of lethal weapons against those who attempt the rescue of such as are prisoners, ac- cording to the provisions of the law, and against prisoners who attempt an escape ; but that a prisoner conducting himself quietly, and even in fetters as this man was, should be shot dead, because a rescue was threatened bv those whom he could not controul, is something so shocking, that we would hope the seem- ing atrocity of the act may be done away by subsequent explanations. It is said to be now discovered, that a conspiracy exists for a general insurrection, and this we have always thought probable, for merelv local grievan- ces could never have produced the effects described and ascertained to be true. Bv the last accounts from South America, there would seetri to be little probability that Peru can for a long time prove a profitable market for our manufactures. Many cargoes had by these accounts already arrived, and could uot be disposed of at any price ; and if our infor- mation be correct, no encouraging prospect is opened to future adventurers. MARRIAGES.— At Dundee, on Monday the 21st ult. hy the Reverend Dr. Peters, Air. JOHN HOME SCOTT to Miss MARPV JoRsoy, only daughter to David Jobson. Esq. DEATHS.— At Auclluuics. on the 20th ult. CATHARINE. LOUISA CAKOUNE, youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. GORDON of Auclilunies. At Tor- ry Farm, on tin 20th ult, COLIN IXNES, Esq; aged 64, uiucli and justly regntted. On SuAday 4MS 20th ult'. aged 41. years, JAMBS ROM, j Merchant in Bafiff. sincerely regretted by a numeious circle of friends and acquaintances. At Calcutta, on the 30th June. 1821, in the house ofher uncle, John 1- Yrsyth, 1. q. Miss EI. IZA FORSYTH, aged 19, eldest daughter of Mr. I. FORSVTH. Bookseller in Elgin. On Tuesday the 15th ult. at Duffus. near Elgin, in the 65th jeat of his age, Mr. AIIAM, deeply and sincerely regretted by all who knew him. At Montrose on Monday last, Mr. AI. F. X. BEIXORD, mer- chant, aged thirty- seven. At Manchester, on the 13th ultimo, Mr. ROBERT GRAY. merchant, Manchester, third son of Mr. John Gray, merchant, Fettercalrn. THE MIRROR OL FASHION. THE VEITY AGE AND BODY OF THE TIME, ITS FORM AND PRESSURE. WE hear that The Lord Mayor will entertain the Foreign Consuls at Ihe Mansion House, when it will be illuminated with Statements of the Income and Expenditure of, the Town." Non nobis Domine will he snag by a Band of the Reformers at the door, and " All the Kings alive" will be toasted in the Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish languages. Mr. \ V*** » * will, bye and bye. give his first Dinner Party for the last twelvemonth, we believe, M. * » * » * » lefi bis house this morning, for his— usual walk on the Pier. A paragraph in one of our late numbers has been thought defamatory or inflammatory. We have ice'd Jack Ounce, as neither Iliil, Bail, nor Baillie, tan settle it, - we fear. DER K.\ i; rUAN\' entertained a select party yesterday, at his venerable Mansion. Wednesday last, was the day fixed for the first Assembly in the Old Town. The opportunity collected many from the country, and notwithstanding the Magistrates late notice about strangers, there was no inteiruption to the hteiarity of the evening. At a public Mansion, pnfefra'nments are preparing fw a large party, viz. the Suspicious Husband and the Deserter.— The Duke of Argyle was consulted oil the subject. IIUXTING EXTRAORDINARY.— A few days ago, the Brown Pack was thrown off ill Belmont Street, and pell mell took the direction of the West End of the Town, where it is known, several Foxes are concealed. Judge the Huntsman's sur- prize, when a Sow broke from a cottage in the neighbourhood of Golden Square, and the dogs pursued her in full cry, through the Rubislaw toll- gate to the Den. There she ate a Pine Apple, and upon arriving at Cowford, upon the boun- daries of the Commonly of Whitemires, discovered by an Aberdeen Almanack, that it was an amazing proof of the mildness of the season. She crossed the turnpike, to the Faim of Burnieboczle, and recognized in one of the parks, an Oikney Stot, a friend of hers, who agreed to go along with her. They leaped into the plantations of Craigiebucklar, and as they passed the Barn- yard, the one took a Turkey and the other a bellyful of root o'bago. However, finding them- selves incommoded by t' s loading their stomachs, they ap- plied for medicine and advice on tbeir way to Kepple- * tone, and before leaving the Dr.' s grounds, they more than repaid him. At Kcpplestone they took shelter in a tent, but a sheep's eye being cast upon them, and afraid of being made prisoners, they bolted in the direction of Mr. Maberly's Works, knowing that his Hounds were in England, and swam the - Burn, io the injury and damage of the pursuers. They were followed by one wily dog only, who could bear the smell of the osy gas, and he tracked his Sow to the Justice Mills. He then returned to look after his interest iu ihe Stot, who had been secured in the mean time, and expressed his satisfaction to find that he was to be in good keeping, by smacking his lips and clapping his belly. The Sow when sent home, was found to bo changed in her colour, but whether by Black Wad ur the Pine Apple, ihe medical or ihe hospitable board will determine. A Cockle Club is set agoing at Collieston, where Duet Singers will have opportunities of shewing off. THEATRE, Marischal Street.—. The Utile Club seems to have a great acquaintance, particu'arly with the Ladies, for the Theatre was crowded on Monday, which so intoxicated some of the Members and the Manager, that they agreed to see the South Mail come in at four o'clock, A. M. The Treasurer of the Sick Man's Friend acknowledges, with gratitude, the receipt of L. 20, ( less duty. L. 2.) from the Executors of the late Miss E. FORRES, per JAMES GRANT. Esq. Advocate. Also L. 5 from the Hon. W. GORDON, M. P. per Alex. Crombie, Esq. of Pliesdo. The Treasurer ofthe Poor's Hospital acknowledges the re- ceipt of a Donation of Five Pounds, from the Hon Capt. GORDON, M, P. by the hands of Alexander Crombie, Esq. The Treasurer of the Female Society for Aged and Indigent Women has to acknowledge the receipt of Five Pounds from the Hon. Capt. GORDON, JL P. by the hands of Alex. Crombie, Esq. The Treasurer of the Aberdeen Auxiliary Missionary So- ciety has received a Donation of Ten Shillings and Sixpence, from a Friend, through the Reverend Mr. Murray. General Gordon Cuming Skene has presented the Rev. Gordon Forbes to the Church and Parish of Dvce. in the county of Aberdeen, vacant by the death of the late Rev. Win. Wilson. On Thursday the 17th curt, the Rev. W. Deri' was ordained and admitted Minister of Grange, in the Ptesbytety of Strath- bogie. The Reverend Wm. Rannie, Minister of Bellie, preached and presided. We observe that Mr. MACDONAED, who lias generously inti- mated his intention of devoting the receipts of an Evening's Recitations in aid ofthe Clothing Society, is to appear with his Pupils on Monday next. The Society is so well known, and its gieat uiility so generally acknowledged, that we raav safely anticipate a genteel and numerous attendance. To judge from the selection of the pieces, and what we have witnessed on several of Mr. MACDONAI. D'S former appearances, we can rely on the Evening's Entertainment proving highlyinterestio". , Tuesday, being the Anniversary of his Majesty's Accession to the Throne, the same was c. lebrated by ringing the public bells on the occasion. ; INVERURY FORTNIGHT MARKETS. These Markets have been well frequented during the winter r hut, on Tuesday the 29th, there was a great shew of Catrle, parti- cularly of fat, which sold with a rapidity unequalled, here for some time past; and dealers say, it surpassed any thing they have seen north of Dee, nearly two hundred being sold, and brought fair prices. Saturday morning last, a Shop in the School- hill was enter- ed, by opening a back door by means of false keys, and robbed of a quantity of Tea, Sugar, and Groceries, to the value of between Thirty and Forty Pounds sterling, besides about Thirty Shillings in silver and copper. A servant, in a neighbouring bouse, seeing a light, called to know who was in the shop, but received no answer, and observed'a person, as she supposed, a man in woman's apparel, making his escape. The shop was found securely locked as it had been the night previous, and only some sugar, scattered in the floor, discovered that thieves had been in the premise*. In the evening of Friday the 25lh ult. the Shop of an exten- sive general Merchant, in the village of Green of Udriy, was unfortunately set on fire, by a spark from a candle having acci- dentally caught some flax, in an upper store room full of that inflammable commodity. The proprietor, on the alarm being given by some people in the village, exerted himself to the utmost to subdue the fire, but finding bis individual endeavours fruitless, had unguardedly opened a back door to throw out some articles, when the flames burst out with such irresistible fury, that it was impossible to arrest their progress, the whole building being soon in that state of conflagration as quickly to consume it. w ith the entire contents, to the value of a good many Hundred Pounds. PRICE OF PROVISIONS, CVC. IN THE ABERDEEN MARKET, YESTERDAY. Pork, Butter, Quartern Loaf — — lod Oatmeal, p. peck, lOd a I Id Bearmeal. — — 7d a Od Eggs, p. doz, Potatoes, — lOd a Is Ed Malt. — — 2s 9d a Od Beef, p. lb. — 5d a fid Mutton, — — 4d a 6d Veah — — 4d a 6d 2 yd a fid 13d a Ifid 8d a Os lOd Cheese, p. st. 7s Od a 7s Gd Tallow, — Ss Od a 9s Cd Hay, - - 7d a 8d Raw Hides, p. lb. 3d a 4fJ Coals, p. boll, 4s 4d a Os od On the night between Sunday and Monday last, Margaret Grant, and Isobel Milne, two culprits confined in Bridewell, contrived to make their escape from thence in a most extraor- dinary manner. The House being at present veiy much crowd- ed with delinquents, it was found necessary to lodge some of the inmates in the roof. Having succeeded in forcing them- selves through a sky- light, these daring females got upon the leads, and with a fearlessness and intrepidity worthy ofa better cause, slid down successively, by the iron funnel of a steam boiler atiixed to the exterior wall of the building. Their des cent in safety w ill appear the more remarkable, w hen it is known that the height from which they came down is consider- ably above 40 feet. STONEHAVEN, Jan. 29.— On Thursday last, the week- ly market day, Thomas Aflieck, farmer at Bridgestones of B iiras. was in this place transacting business, and remained in town till about one o'clock on Friday morning ; when on his > way home, it is> ypfoscd iu a atate of iuloxicaUyn, h; iiai unfprtimaleiy jmho bat of tj-. r rAad;' and fttl ovet iW re W braes at Thornliive. and was killed. His body was not found till about 2 o'clock in the afternoon of Sunday. A turnip ' if most extraordinary size was taken tip lately, ot, the farm of Cir- igiedarg, parish of Skene. It H- asbfthe white sort, and with tlie top, weighed o? lbs. 5 oz. avoirdupois. ABERDEEN GRAIN MARKET. Friday. Feb. 1. Last night, there was a very abundant supply of Mr a! m our Market, and prices were from !)! d to 10^- d. ' per pec' . —- This morning, there appeared a number of samples of Out* and Bear for sale at our Corn Market. Tile demand wa i middling bri- k for good parcels both for Oats and Rear, and a good deal of business done, upon similar teims to that of this day se'ennight. Inferior parcels were not in demand ; but as the holders would not submit to any reduction, they may be quoted at last week's prices. Old— Wheat, ... per Boll, ERs. Oil. to 52 » . Oil. Bear Oats. ( Potatoe) Early Angus, Common, or inferior.- New— Wheat, ... —-— Barley, ... '. . Bear _ Oats ( Potatoe) Early Angus, Common, or inferior. • Oaimeal, ... —-— 1 8s. Od. . lfis. Od. - 15s. Od. - i 4s. Od. - 28s. 0d..- 20*. Or!. - 18s. Oil. - 15s. Od. - Ms. Oil. - 13s. 0.1. - • 20s. Od. Ifis. fid. 17s. IS-. Oil. • M-. 6.1. - 36s. Oil. 32*. 2Is. Od Us. • 20s. Oil. • l « s. 0rl. • 15 s. Od. • I K 0.1. 13s. Od. — 1.5s. fid. MELANCHOLY CATASTROPHE. FRASERBURGH. Jan. 25.— Tim afternoor, between 2 and 3 o'clock, a sloop, supposed, and wii'ch wis afterwards ascertained, to be the Mary of Gardenstown. coal loaded, hrv. i in sight, and made for this harbour; the Pilots manned tlireii boats, and went out to meet the vessel, with hawsers, but the sea was running so high that only one of tliem could reach thi sloop ; and, melancholy to relate, that one, when close by tire vessel, was by a heavy sea upset, and all hands (.$ in number) were precipitated into a watery grave. The vessel ih - ii drew to the leeward, and having struck on a ridge of locks, all hopes of saving either ship or crew were lost. Lieutenant Croc'ier, ofthe Preventive water guard st'tinned here, immediately on seeing the perilous situation of the unfortunate crew, ( who were hy this time clinging to the rigging ) with a degree of humanity and courage, which deserves th • highest commend,,- J tion, got his small boat launched, and, along with three ot'brj own men, and a sailor belonging to tl. is place, went to tl. i'l vessel, and, had not all hands jumped into rhe boat, contrary to his order, whereby the rowers were so encninhered that they could not manage their oars, would in ail probability have suc- ceeded in saving the whole, but by the violence of the wind and sea. the boat was carried among the breakers, which we e running mountains high, and, amidst the heart rending cries of the wives and relatives of the poor- ulfeiers. at. J others who witnessed their deplorable situation, upset, and all in it wera committed to the fury of the waves. Lieutenant Ciocker an excellent swimmer, was the only person who readied tiia shore in life, and although much exhausted when be did so, is now happily in good health.— Nine of the seamen who hav4 perished, belonging to this place, have left Widows and children, in very dependent circumsiances. Eight of the dead bodies were cast ashore, » few hours afer tiia boat upset, anil every means u* ed with them for restoring emulation, but in vain. FRASERBURGH, Jan. 25, 1822—" The sloop Mary cf Gardenstown, supposed coal laden, for the Moray Kriih, was oblige- to bear away! it blowing. a heavy gale from Ihe N. N. W. with thick showers of snow. The vessel run for thii harbour, and three pilot boats 1. ing in readiness, same of tha pilots got on board and let go her anchor ; but at this timeone of the boats, with six men, was overset, when, melancholy relate, all on board were unfortunately drowned. Ai this awful crisis, Lieut. Croker. of tlie preventive service, with the ' most landable humanity and zeal, pushed off in Sis boat and three of his crew, with another sailor ; when hiring got ou board the sloop, now ashore among the rocks, and goi out the crew of the vessel, a heavy sea br. ke over the boat, and con- signed all onboard to the merciless ocean, none of them btin. » saved but I • ieut. Croker, who reached the shore with difficulty. " ' Ihe Life Boat was launched and trnnned. but tile tre- mendous sea running rendered it unmanagera ciiriimstam- fc deeply to be regretted, as it afforded the only cham e of saving the crew, without ihe rir. k of. the sari catastrophe which fol- lowed, the sloop having gone to pieces about au httur after strikiug. " The unfortunate sufferers were— two men ofthe name of Alex. Noble; Alex, and Geo. Taylor, brothers ; Alexander Stephen and John Duti- re, in the Pilot Boat; and the sloop'* crew, four in number-— three men in the preventive service, and John Thomson, a seaman— in all fourteen." ^ To the EDITOR of the ABERDEEN CHRONICLE. SIR, THE following are the results of my calculation of the partial Eclipse of the Moon, which will happen next Wednes- day morning, the fitli inst. and which will be visible here, if the weather prove favourable. 1 am, Sir, yours, & c. GEORGE INNES, Aberdeen, Feb. 1, 1822. Begins at Aberdeen, Feb. 6th, Ecliptic Opposition, —. —. — Middle, _______ End of the Eclipse, — — — — Begins at Aberdeen, Feb. 6th, — Ecliptic Opposition, — — - Middle, ______ End ofthe Eclipse, — — _ _ Digits eclipsed, 4°. 37/ 20.". 9 on Moon's Disc. Apparent Time. 4li. II.' 4. V. 5 a. m. - 5 11. 17. .5 • .5 20. 2. .7 • 6 28. 28. .8 Mean Time. • 4h. 26.' 18.". 3 A. ms, - 5 25. 42. .5 - 5 34. 27. , S - 6 42. 54. .0 the South part ofthe NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. The Morningfiuld, Melville, of thin place, which - ailed from Trieste on the 2St! i October, fir Zuite, and had not since been heard of in the Mediterranean, arrived at the Motlier Bank. Portsmouth, on the 27ih ult. with a '-.' rgo of currants, and waited orders. The Fancy, Mitchell, of this place, whirr , ailed from Fal- mouth. and- w- as exposedto the disastrous golesof the lasl week of December, has been seen off Oporto, her port of destina- tion. ' Hie Christian, of Wirk ; Lively, of Aberdeen ; and Lady, Forbes of Lei. h, all laden with herrings, and suppo. ed bouiut for London, were driven oh shore at Long Hope during a heavy gale on the 12thand I3th ult. Crews saved. TIDE TABLi CALCULATED FOR ABERDEEN BAR. ( apparent TIME.) Morning Tide. 911 54 M Feb. 2. Saturday, - 3. Sunday, 4. Monday, 5. Tuesday, 6 Wednesday, 7- Thursday, - 8. Friday, 7 59 U 11 0 — 22 0 — 59 1 — 35 2— 6 Evening T'
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