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The Salopian Journal

24/04/1822

Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 24/04/1822
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1473
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PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 29.] N0, 1473. Wednesday, CORN MARKET, SHREWSBURY. = M ,• .„ N- GG- IU— L- ISI....'. I ... — I • R"'." T' I April 24, 1322. Price Setienpence. This Paper is circulated in the most expeditious Manner through the adjoining Counties of ENGLAND and WALES.— Advertisements not exceeding ten Lines, inserted at Six Shillings each TO BE LET. And entered upon at Michaelmas next, A N excellent and old- established TAN X*. YARD, in good Repair, adjoining the River Tern, and clone to the Town of DRAYTON- IN- 11AI. ES, in the County of Salop, with a very good HOUSE and Garden near the Tan Yard. For Particulars apply to Mr. WILLIAM FCRBER, Market Drayton. FARMING THE POOR. ANY Person desirous of contracting for the Maintenance of the Poor of the Parish of WESTBURY. in the Counly of Salop, for one Year or more, as shall he agreed upon, is requested to meet the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor ofthe said Parish, in the Vestrv Room, on FRIDAY, the 9th Day of May next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon. Particulars may he known in the ntean Time by applying to Mr. J. MEREDITH, Westbury. Westbury, April 12( 4,1622. FARMING THE POOR. ANY Person desirous of Contracting for the Maintenance of the Pour of the Parish of MUCI1 WENLOCK, iu ihe County ofSalop, for one Year, are requested to meet the Overseers of the | said Parish, at the Vestry House there, on Monday, Ihe 29th Day of April Instant, at eleven o'clock in ; the Forenoon. The Terms nnd Conditions may he known in the mean Time on Application at the Office of Messrs. COLLINS and IIINTON, iu Much Wenlock. j Much Wenlock, 10th April, 1822. TJ^ HE CRF. DITORS of the late Reverend A BENJAMIN EDWARDES, of FROTIESLKY, are desired to send the Particulars of their Demands, ! nnd of the Nature of their Securities ( if anv), to Mr. ' I'EBRY, Auctioneer, Shrewshnry, or to Mr. EDYC, j Attorney at Law, Montgomery. { ALL Persons having any Claims or Demands on the Estate of the late ARNOLD 1 AUGUSTUS BRYAN, of IROSBRIDGE, in the Parish ' - of Madeley, in tlte Connly of Salop, Mercer nnd Draper, deceased, are requested to send the Pnrti- • ciilnrs thereof to Mary Bryan, of the Iroubridge aforesaid, his Widow and sole Executrix ; nnd nil Persons who stood indebted to the said Arnold Augustus Bryan nt Ihe Time of his Decease, are desired to pay their respective Debts to the said Mary Bryan. ]\. JR. EDDOWES, Bookseller, Shrews- **•' bury, respect/ idly informs the Schools • in this Vicinity, that he has just received from London, some Copies of N ICHOI. SON'S POJ- ULAR COURSE OF PURE AND MIXED MATHEMATICS, a work just published, which is calculated to carry a youth through all the mathematical sciences, price 21 s. bound. Also, THE UNITEESAI TRAVELLER, consisting of Abstracts of Modern Travels in the Four Quarters of the World, wilh 100 engravings, price 10s. 6d. Together with NOEL and LA PLACE'S LEIJONS FRANCISES, a superior collection from ihc French Classics, price And the improved Editions of PELH AM'S LONDON PRIMER, price Sd.; and PEL- SIAM'S FIRST CATFXHISM, price < jd.; both of them containing cuts of twenty Accidents of Children, with cautions. A new edition of the TUTOR'S KEY to 18 Books is also on Sale at 6s. Gd.; or • either Key separately at < jd. TO BE SOXjD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, AValuable & compact FREEHOLD ESTATE, called RHYLLON, Situate about Half a Mile from Saint Asaph, inthe County of Flint, on the Turnpike Road leading- from Chester to Holyhead : consisting- of a modern- built Dwelling- House, suitable for the Residence of a genteel Family, with good detached Offices, and a Garden in Part walled, and comprising also a recently built Wind CORN MILL, and a COTTAGE thereto adjoining, together with about 77 Acres of rich Mea- dow and Pasture LAND ; the Whole let to Tenants from Year to Year. The above Estate is most eligibly situated, and commands an extensive View of the much- admired Yale of Clwyd, which River runs through and irri- gates Part of the Lands. |.. Mr. JOHN OWEN, of Saint Asaph, will shew the Estate; and for further Particulars apply to Mr. I WYATT, Solicitor, The Mount, Saint Asaph, at whose j Office a Map of it may be seen. I 9th April, 1822. DESIRABLE RESIDENCE. THE GRANGE, NEAR, EI. LESMERE, IN TIIE COUNTY OF SALOP. TO BE LET, And entered upon on the 12th of May next, ALT. that modern- built MANSION HOUSE, called THE GRANGE; consisting, on the Ground Floor, besides Kitchen, Servants' Hall, and Housekeeper's Room, of Drawing aud Dining Rooms ( 24 Feet by 18 each), Library ( 17 by 16), nnd small Parlour ( 17 by 12); 4 Bed Rooms on the first Floor, with Dressing Rooms to two of them ; and 2 good Bed Chambers on the second Floor, and Servants'' Rooms. Together with about 22 Acres of excellent Meadow and Pasture LAND. N. B. The Outhouses are very complete and con- venient, and there are a good Garden and Hothouse attached. fcjz* The Premises may be viewed, with tbe Per- mission of the present Tenant General Deapard ; and further Particulars may be had on Application to GEORGE KEN YON, Esq. Wrexham. FOR THE ITCH. ITNFAILING Success, during a very J long Period, ha* fullv established the Excellence of FREE WAN's ORIGINAL UIN T- IW ENT in tbe Cure of that disagreeable Disorder, tbe ITCH, which i( never fails to . effect in ONE HOUR'S APPLICATION, This safe, speedy, and efficacious Remedy has been in general Use for many Years, without n single Instance of its having failed lo cure Ihe most Inveteiate Cases. It does uot contain ihe smallest Particle of Mercury, or anv other dan- geious Ingredient, and may be safely used by Persons of the most delicate Constitution. Sold in Boxes, at 1*. ijtf. bv W. EonowES, Shrewsbury, and the principal Medicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom. N. B. Tn Order to prevent the Substitution qf spurious Imitations, Purchasers are requested to ask for FREF. MAN'S OINTMENT, and to observe the proprietor's Signature, " S. FREEMAN," is engraved on the Label ajjixed to- each Box. TO BE SOLB OR LET, By Private Contract, AFREEHOLD TENEMENT, called FRONHEILOG, situated on the North of the River Dee, about 2 Miles below Llangollen, iu the County of Denbigh, commanding a beautiful View of the Rirer and Vale of Llangollen. The House is newly erected, and ennsists of a handsome Entrance Hall, a Breakfast Room 18 Feet bv 19, Dining Room 21 Feet by 19, Drawing Room 30' Feet liv 19, China and Water Closets, convenient Kitchen, Back Kitchen, Butler's Pantry, Dairy, Ale and Wine Cellars, six excellent Lodging Rooms, and good Allies. A Walled Garden, well stocked with Fruit Trees, in full Bearing, in which is a Cottage, con. sistiug of a Parlour, Kitchen, and 3 Lodginc Rooms At a convenient Distance from the House is the Farm. Yard, in which are good Stables, Coach- House, Granary, Barn, Shippon, & c. hid from View by a Plantation. The Ground consists of Twenty Acres of Land, in excellent Order, well stocked with Timber^.. together with a Sheep- Walk ou the adjoining Common. The London Mail Coach- Road passes the Gates leading lo the House. Possession enn be given at any Time.— For further Particulars apply to Mrs. BRENXAND, on the Pre- mises; Mr. T. JACKSON, Cooper's Row, Liverpool; or Mr.. Rn. BRENNAND, St. Anne's Square, Manchester. A Great Saving. A Shilling Pot of WARREN's PASTE BLACKING is equal to Four Shilling Bottles of Liquid. LUDLOW. MAY FAIR. FARMERS, Graziers, and the Public at large, tire respectfullv informed that a FAIR will be held at LCDLOW'on Wednesday, the First Day of May next, for the Hiring of Servants, and the Sale of Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Pigs, and all Kinds of Merchandise.— To be continued Annually. It( df* This Fair will be Toll- Free for Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Pigs, Sic. & c. Ludlow, b6th March, 1822. Stomachic Aperient Pills, Prepared from a Prescription of. the late Sir RICHARD . TEBB, M. D. and Physician Extraordinary to the King. npilESF. very justly celebrated PILLS JL have experienced, through private Recom- mendation and Use, during a very long Period, the flattering Commendation of Families of tjse first Distinction, as a Medicine superior to all others iu removing Complaints of the Stomach, arising from Bile, Indigestion, Flatulency, and habitual Cosfive- liess.— The beneficial Effects produced in all Cases for which they are here recommended, renders Ibem worthy the Notice of the Public, and to Travellers iri particular, to whose Attention they are strongly pointed out as the most portable, safe, and mild Aperietlt Medicine that can possibly be made use of. These Pill's are extremely wejll calculated for those Habits of Body, that are subject to be Costive, as a continued Use of lhem does nut injure but invigorates the Constitution, and will be found to possess those Qualities that will remove a long Series of Diseases resulting from a confiued State of the Bowels* strengthen Digestion, create Appetite, and be of • distinguished Excellence in removing Giddiness, Headaches, & c. & e. occasioned by the Bile in the Stomach, or the ill Effects arising from impure or too great a Quantity of Wine, Spirits, or Malt liquor. Persons of the most delicate Constitution may take them with Safety in all Seasons of the Year; und in all Cases of Obstruction arising from Cold or other Causes, where an opening Medicine is wanted, Ihey will be found the best cordial Stimulant in Use. Prepared and sold Wholesale and Retail, in Boxes *. t Is.( id. and 3s. ( 3d. each Box, by W. RIDGWAY, Druggist, Market Drayton.— Soid Retail by Mi. HUMPHREYS, Shrewsbury; Bradbury, Wellington; Parker,' Whitchurch ; Stevens, Newport; Painter, Wrexham; Baugh, Ellestnere ; Morgan, Stafford ; « nd by Poole and Harding, Chester. Dr. Sydenham's Fumil;/ Pills of Health. FlpHESE PILLs""( entirely vegetable) JL are unrivalled I* J CASES OF HEAD ACHE, I. oss OF APPETITE, FLATULENCE, OBSTRUCT- ED DIGESTION, « ud in all BILIOUS AND LIVER COMPLAINTS. They contain no Mercury, or Mineral in « nv Shape, and arc so peculiarly mild in their Action as lo require no Confinement or Alteration in Diet. The most delicate Females find the Use ot' them materially beneficial to their general Health, and those who have used Ibem agree in Opinion, anil pronounce them the most 9 A F E, MILD, and EFFECTUAL FAMILY MEDI- CINE EXTANT. Nothing can prove the Supe- riority ot these PilU more than Ihe numerous Cases communicaied by Persons of great Respect- ability, aud Ihe Countenance given them by the first Characters of the present Day. Sold in Boxes at Is. l § d. 2s. 9d. and 4*. Gd. by Butler's, Chemists, No. 4, Cheapside, London; 80, Waterloo- Place, Edinburgh, and 34, Sackville Street, Dublin ; W. El) DOWF. s, Shrewsbury; anil by ihe principal Medicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom, EVERY MAN HIS OWN DOCTOR, By the use of Dr. Boerliaave^ s Red Pills, A medicine famous throughout Europe for the Core of everv Stage and Symptom of a Cer lain Complaint. IT is a melancholy fact, that thousands fall victims to Ihis horrid disease owing lo the unskilfulness of illiterate men, who, hv an improper treatment, not « nfrequent jy cause Ihose foul Ulcerations and Blotches which so often appear on the Head, Face, « ud Body, wilh Dim- ness in Ihe Sight, Noise iu the Ears, Deafness, Strictures, obstinate Gleels, Nodes on the Shiu Bones, Ulcerated Sore Throat, Diseased No* e, Nocturnal Pains in the Head aud Limbs ( fre- quently mistaken for other disorders), lill at length a general debility and decay of the con- stitution ensues, and a melancholy death puts a period to suffering mortality. Wilh each box is given a copious BUI of Direc- tions, by which all persons are enabled speedily to cure themselves, with safetv and secrecy, without confinement or hindrance of business, lis amazing sale within Ihe last sixty year*, though seldom advertised, is a certain criterion of its great utility. — Price only 4a. 6d. per Box. PLOUGHMAN'S DROPS. To Dr. SMITH, Upton Magna. SLR, Shrewsbury, Feb. 10, 1821. SOME time since, during the winter season, 1 had the ni sforltine to have a fail, bv which I received a wound in my right leg; the wound did uot appear at first to he of much con- sequence, hut finding that its appearance became alarming. 1 placed myself under Ihe care of a medical gentleman, of Shrewsbury. His efforts proving ineffectual, I applied lo another of the Shrewsbury faculty, and subsequently to four others, nil of whom were reputed for their powe; s ici the healing art; but rather than mv wound being cured, it relapsed into a most frightful ulceration, rendered still more afflictive aud dis- tressing by Ihe apparent necessity of mv leg being taken off. Having thus obtained ali Ihe advwe that money could purchase, and also taken a most incredible quantity " f physic, from which 1 did not derive the smallest portion of benefit, I was about lo commit myself into the hands of the Surgeon, when fortunately, I was induced to en- quire after Dr. Smit/ is Ploughman"** Drops, aud before I had taken the half of one small bottle the wound began to assume the most healtbv appearance 1 continued to take the Drops, | o the amount of live small bottles, and my leg gradually returned lo its wonted state of sound- ness, and has continued so to the present time* lt would be an ungrateful feeling on my part wen: I to withhold my heartfelt testimony to the valu- able properties which these Drops contain, nud I am therefore callcd upon to avow that I consider thin one of the finest cures that ever came within my knowledge, and shall be glad at any time to give my personal attestation to Ihe same. MARY ROGERS. Witness, SAMUEL WEAL. These Drops arc to be had in square Bottles, with these words moulded on each, a Mr. Smith'' s Ploughman's Drops( all others are spurious), at £ 1. 2s. the ! ar » e, and Us. Ihe small, Duty in- cluded, at PLOUGHMAN'S HALL, Upton Magna, near Shrewsbury ; also of VV. EDDOWES, and Waidson, Shrewsbury; Cap « ev, Wellington; Yeates, Salt Warehouse, Iron Bridge ; Partridge, Bridgnorth ; Griffiths, Ludlow: Waidson, Welsh pool; Price, Oswestry; Baugh, Ellesmere; . limes, Parker, Whitchurch ; Procter, Drayton; Silves- ter, Newport; Holmes, No. 1, Royal Exchange, London; aud all other Med cue Vender?, THIS valuable Preparation possesses all the superior qualities of WAR- REN'S Japan Liquid Blacking, and only requires the addition of Water, that it would be superfluous for the Proprietor to say any thing in its praise— the superior quality of WARREN'S BLUCKING bein^ so justly acknowledged by a discerning Pub- lic.. THE VAMPYRE; OR, SPECTRE OF GUINEA ! AN INCIDENT AT SURINAM. This Easy Shining and Brilliant Blacking, PREPARED BY ^ m/ lylJ^ n, 30, STRAND, LONDON; AND SOLD AT FARM, at CHURCH PREEN. Hal a, DAVIES. Carnarvon, OWEN, WILLIAMS. St. Asaph, OWEN Ahergely,.. DAVIES. Amhoch,... RCBEBTS. Conway,.... ROBERTS. BarmouthGRIFFITHS. Beaumaris, A LLEN . At Surinam lately, by languor opprest, A Traveller sought the oblivion of rest; While it chanc'd in the room that conspicuously placed. Stood his Boots, by the Blacking transcendantly grae'd. * Twas then that a native attendant withdrew Aghast,— for a form in the Jet met his view,— " The Vampyre!" in accents of horror he cried,— " The Vampyre !" the terrified Inmates replied ; 44 The Spectre of Guinea, of dreadful pursuits, " Now flits, to and fro, in the Traveller's Boots V Behold from the Jet then, this gaunt monster go, And fixing its fangs on the stranger's great toe, Suck his blood nnd disgorge, yet inflicting no pain, Suck his blood and disgorge still again and again; Its wings o'er its victim while fanning they keep, Securing a slumber protracted and deep !— 44 Now rouse him from stupor!" a friendly voice cries, 44 The Vampyre his blood else will drain till be dies!" A shout then was rais'd, and dcserling its prey ft wing'd thence, the monster, its ominous way ! Now starting from sleep as the Traveller stood, Pale, ghastly, exhausted, and « ; rimson'd with blood ; He sought explanation, though speech was denied— 44 The Vampyre! the Vainpyre !" each spectator cried. Unknown, unmolested, the Vampyre had kept Its seat,— and the Traveller eternally slept, Unless like a mirror the bright Boot had serv'd, And tinieously thus his existence preserv'd ! Since then Surinam is most forward in backing The Vampyre detector in WARREN'S Jet Blacking! * This monstrous Indian Bat, or Vampyre, or Spectre of Guinea, also called the Flying Dog of New Spain, and by the Spaniards Perrovohidor, makes its attack exactly in the manner here described. JUPITER WILL Cover this Season, thorough- bred Mares nt Five Guineas, and other Mares at Three Guineas each, at CRUCKTON MILL, near Shrewsbury. JtiPtTKR is risiniv eight Years old, « ' ns bred by the Earl of Stamford, sinoe the Property of John Mytton, Esq, and now belonging to Mr. Pickering. He is a dark I? av, with Black Legs, 1G Hands high, with verv great Substance, 6ne Shape, remarkably good Temper, and of the First- rate in Point of Speed. JrPITF. n is own Brother to Lord Stamford's famous Mare Stella, that won twentv Times, and is now a Brood Mare in his Lordship's Stud. He was got by Sir Qliver— his Dam Scotilla, by Anvil— Queen Scota, by Eclipse— Harmollv, bv King Herod— Rtllilla, own Sister to the Dnm of Highflyer, by Blank— Regains—- Snreheels— Makeless— Christo- pher D'Arcv's Roval Mare. For Performances, see Racing Calendar, 1817,181S. JUPITER will lie at Wenlock every Monday; nt Comlovef every Monday Night, nnd remain there until Middle- day of Tuesday; at Uodinglon every Fiidav; and at'the Turf Inn, Shrewsbury, every Saturday anil Fair Day ; the rest of his Time at Home. N. R. The Money to be paid at Midsummer next; otherwise Half- a- Guinca in Addition will be charge for each Mare. { t^ J* Good Grass for Mares. ^ ales Auction. To- Morrow, Friday, and Saturday. J GREAT"" SALE. At Bromnnlh Park, near O sices try. BY THOMAS JONES, On thn Premises, on Thursday, the 25th, Fridav, the 2( ith, and Saturday, the 27th of April, 1822 ( with- out Reserve) ; A LL the valuable LIVE STOCK, OL consisting of 65 Head of Cattle, 17 Horses and Colts 66 Pigs; together with all the IMPLEM ENTS iu Husbandry, Brewing and Dairy Utensils, House- hold FURNITURE. & e. & c. belonging to Mr. THOS. HOPKINS, of B ROM WITH PARK, in the Parish of Oswestry, and County of Salop, who is retiring from Business.— Particulars in a future Paper, Catalogues will be prepared, and may be bad rtt the principal Inns in the Neighbourhood, and of THE AUCTIONEER, in Knockin. VALUABLE HORSES, AT IIALSTON, THE PROPERTY OF JOHN MYTTON, ESQ. To he Sold by Auction, On Friday, April 2fitb, at the same Time as the Farming Stock, including about 30 Head of prime Durham and other Cattle, SO Southdown Sheep, and above 50 Pigs. LOT I. AY CARRIAGE IIORSE, five 3 Years old. LOT II. BAY . CARRIAGE IIORSE, G Years old. LOT III. BROWN GELDING, Singlepeeper, by Cleveland, aged, a capital Hunter and particularly fast. LOT IV. CHESNUT BROOD MARE, hv Alex- ander, out of Joy bv Woodpecker: this Mare Ihe Dam of Catherine, &. c. n! l good Runners. LOT V. BAY HORSE, Chillington, n capital Hunter and a most wonderful Fencer ; well known in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. Lor VI. BAY GELDING. Doctor, by Gainenut, ont of Little Pickle ; a good Hunter, and very fast. Lo-" VII. BLACK COLT, Hndihras, bv Thunder- bolt, Dam by Highflyer; likely tn make a most vnlmthfe Ilunier, or from bis Blond, Temper, Size, and Bone, a valuable County Stallion. I. OT VIII. George the Third, by Fitzjnmes, out of Catherine's Dam, likely to prove a valuable Racer. LOT IX. PYF. BALL PONY, has been driven in Harness, very safe and fast. LOT X BAY PONY, has been constantly driven with Lot 9. LOT XL CHF. SNl'T MARE, bred in Ireland, a wonderful Fencer, and peculiarly well bred, got by Or. n Kildare. ( tr^* Sale to begin at Eleven precisely. CHURCH ASTON, near NEWPORT. LONDON, THURSDAY, APRIL 18. Ttrnyton,... RIDCWAY. Neioport... JONES, LOWF. ShifTna'.,.... HARDING. Wellington, HODLSTOS & SMITH. Tronbridgc GI. AZEBIIOOK. Bangor HUCHES, GRIFFITH. Volgelhj, WT U. IAMS TI SON Holyhead,.. JO. YES. — RICHARDS, Shrewsbury, by EDDOWES,, ROGERS Sc Co. BRATTON, STATHAM, DRORY, MORGAN and ASTERLEY, JONES, DAVIES, NEVETT, — HUMPHREYS. Wen/, KYNASTON. Oswestry,... EDWARDS. Eltcsmeie,.. BAUGH, FURMSTOX. II elshpool, EVANS, Ow'F. N, JONES, ——— - GRIFFITHS. Wenlock .. CLIVELY. Jlodnet, PACE, KCCHES. And by most ' Boot- makers, Grocers, Ironmongers, Brnsb- inakers, Perfumers, kc. in every Town in tbe Kingdom, Iii Pots, Gd. 1 id. and 18d. each. N. B. The Japan Liquid Blacking con- tinues to be prepared by ROBEIIT WARREN, In Bottles Gd. l;! d. and ISd. each. A* k for WARRtiiX'S Blacking. BY S. BAGNOLD, At ihe Lion Inn, in Newport, Shropshire, on Satur- day, the 27th of April, 1822, between the Hours of four and six in fhe Afternoon, either in one Lot or the following Lots, as may he agreed on at the Time of Sale, unless previously disposed of by Private Contract, of which due Notice will he given ; LOT T. LL that Piece of LAN D ( formerly in two, and now laid together).. Part Freehold and Part Copyhold, called FAR WELL HOMES and FAR GRAVEL HILL, containing bv Estimation 11 A. 2R. 31P. or thereabouts; the Part called Far Well Homes being Freehold, and containing 6A. IR. 4P. or thereabouts, and the Part called Far Gravel Hill being Copyhold, containing 5A. lR. 27P. or there- abouts. LOT II. All that Piece of Freehold LAND called Near Well Homes, containing- hy Estimation 6A. 2R. 10P. or thereabouts. LOT III. All that Piece of Copyhold LAND, called Near Gravel Hill, containing by Estimation 5A. IR* 18P. or thereabouts. All fhe above Lots are excellent sound Pasture, and ofier most desirable Spots for building, being situate in the pleasant Village of Church Aston, near to the Church, and within a Mile of the Town of Newport, in ihe private Road leading from the Shrewsbury Road into the London Road, and are Contiguous to Lime and Coal. The Copyhold Ten- ure is equal in Value to Freehold, the Fines being- small and certain. There is good Clay for building in all tbv Lands, and it is supposed there are Mines of Lime Rock. For Particulars, and to treat by Private Contract, apply to Mr. WILLIAM PENSON, of LiileshnM, the Proprietor^ or at Messrs. FISHER and BLENM. VN'S Office, in Newport; and for a View of the Premises to MRF I] A11, at Qutjcli Aston Lodge* TO BE LET, And entered upon immediately, AVery compact Tithe- Free FARM, within a Ring Fence, with capital Farm House and Buildings thereon, containing 200 Acres, situate at CIlURCtl PRF. EN, in the County ofSalop, in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Wilcox. For Particulars enquire of Mr. THOSIASPARTRIDGE, of Preen aforesaid; or Messrs. DIKES itnd SAI. T, Shrewsbury. COUNTRY RESIDENCE. TO BE LET, AND ENTERED UFON THE FIRST OF JUNE, ALL that capital Family Residence, cuTled DORRINGTON HOUSE, " m tbe Parish of Condover, in the County of Salop, containing an Entrnnce Hall, Dining Room, Drawing Room, nnd Breakfast Parlour, 7 best Bed Rooms, together wilh Servants' Apartments, and every requisite Office, complete ; with Coach House, Granary, and Stabling for six Horses, Saddle and Harness Rooms, Cow- Ties, & c.; an excellent Garden in the best Con- dition, and from Ten to Twelve Acres of Land, or more if required. Dorringlon House is distant about fij Miles from Shrewsbury, on the Ludlow Road. The House is situated on an Eminence, commanding a beautiful and extensive View of the Stretton Hills. An eligible Tenant may be accommodated with ti'c Whole or any Part of the Furniture, which is entirely new and fashionable, nt a Valuation, if applied for oil or before the lst of May. Should the Furniture be approved of, tbe Premises may be entered upon immediately. For further Particulars apply to Mr. W. C. CURTIS, of Dorrington; or to Mr. C. HULBERT, Auctioneer and General Agent, Shrewsbury. BOOKS OF EDUCATION. THE unparalleled extent of Patronage with which Ibe Schoolmasters anil Gover- nesses of the British Empire have honoured tbe undermentioned Publications, having led lo many unworthy imiiatiuns aud piracies, the Pro- prietors aie Induced to publish a complete List, lo which they invite the liberal attention of Ihe Public, and all Ladies and Gentlemen concern- ed in Ihe important Business of Education. FIRST ENGLISH BOOKS.- Pelham's London Primer, with tbe Accidents of Children, 6d — Mavur's Spelling Book ls. tjd.; Pelham's Parent's and Tutor's First Catechism, f) d.; Blair's Rend- ing Exercises, 2s. 6d.; Aikin's Poetry for Chil- dren 2 s. SECOND ENGLISH BOOKS — Blair's Class Book, r, s. fid.; Blaii's Universal Preceptor, 5s.; Mavor and Pratt's Classical Poetry, 6s. GRAMMAR and COMPOSITION — Blaii's English Grammar, with F. xercises aud Questions, 2 s. Gil.; Blair's Models of Letters, « ith Topics for Fsercise, 4s ; li ving's Elements of Composition, 7s. fid.; Adao's Questions on Murray's Grammar and living's Composition, Is. GEOGRAPHY.- Goldsmith's Grammar of Ge- neral Geography and Use of Ibe Globes, 3s. 6d.; Goldsmith's ilriiish Geography and State of the British Empire for 1822, Ss. Gd.; Lynch's World Displayed, inverse, wilh many Engravings, 5s.; Goldsmith'sGeograpbical and Astronomical Copy Books, two parts, deiny size, 3s. Gd. each; I ire same royal Size, 5s. Gd. each; Atlasses to corre- spond, demy, plain, 6s coloured 8s. royal size 12s. plain, 15s. coloured ; Goldsmith's Popular lllus. trations of Geography, or Manners aud Customs of all Nations, 15s.; Prior's All the Voyages round the World, los. 6d; Aikin's Travels of Rolando round the World, los. Gd. HISTORY.— Robinson's Grammar of History, 4s.; Robinson's Universal Ancient History, 7s; Robinson's Modem Histoiv, 8-.; One Thousand Questions on Robinson's Histories, is.; Robin- son's new and superior History of England, with 100 engravings, 7s. 6d.; Adair's Questions on Goldsmith's England, Is.; Gait's Pictures, His- torical and Biographical, drawn from English, Scottish, and Irish History, 2 vols. 14s. ASTRONOMY— Square's Grammar of the Elements of Astronomy, tbe completest book in the language, 9s. 6d.; Lectures on the Wonders of Ihe Heavens, with numerous engravings, from original Drawings, ) 0s. 6d. 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He state?', " that in consequence of the Nore mentioned in his last as having been transmitted by the Porte to Lord Strangford anil the Count de Lutzow, those two Ambassadors had thought proper to address a joint Note to the Turkish Government, couched in very strong terms, and urging an immediate compliance wilh the Russian Ultimata tti, especially that part ol it which re- quires tbe immediate cession of the two Princi- palities occupied by Ihe Ottoman troops, as Ihe only means of averting hostilities. This Note had been delivered to tbe Porte, and m>. answer had yet been returned, but either ( tn evasive or atr unfavourable reply was expected." Every thing remained tranquil at Constantinople. It is considered surprising Ihat hostilities have not commenced between Ihe Turks and Russians, but there are difficulties of a local nature opposed to it. The earth must have time to grow firm, and the grass to shoot.-— In the war of 1760, PI • ince Galitzin did not pass the Dniester to attack the lines of Choczim till tbe 2fith of April. The Campaign of 1770, in which Romanzow, after some checks, gained memorable victories, did not commence till the month of May ; that of 1771, which opened with tbe siege of Giurgiova, began in the same month ; tbe year 1772 passed in ne- gocialious, and the Russians did not cross Ihe Danube to undertake the siege of SiHstria, ia which they failed, as also in tbat of Varna, which they attacked with a view to have a port on the coast of Bulgaria, until tbe end of June, 1773.— Io 1774, Romanzow did not pass the Danube until the 16th and 17th of June. It was in this campaign that the Turkish army, encamped at Chiiunla, revolted, refused to fight, and fled to. wards Constantinople, an event which occasioned the peace signed on tbe 26th of July, 1774. ITaytian Papers to the 10th of February contain an account of tbe entry of the Republican troops, without opposition, into the city of Santiago, in the Spanish part of the island, aud of the adoption of the Republican Constitution by tbe inhabi- tants. Prior Journals are filled wilh the speeches of the various Generals to She troops on the com mencementof the 19th year of Haytian independ- ence. It is to be remembered that the independ- ence of Hayti was occasioned entirely by the treacherous attempt of Bonaparte to " bring the Haytians again under the yoke of slavery. Until that expedition, the inhabitants of tbe Western ( 01' French part of ihc island, avowed their submission to the French Government. But Ihe stratagems, and cruelties of Leclerc, and the sufferings of Toussaint inspired the negro population with a hatred of the French name, and a determination never more to submit to the dominion of France. Among other benefits which arc stated 111 these speeches to have accrued from the independence of the country, are reckoned the public schools established by the President, for tbe instruction of youth. Besides Santiago, it appears that Catuv, La Vega, Porto Plata, and Monte Christ i bud hoisted the Republican flag. IRELAND. Extract of a letter from Armagh, dated April Gth :—" I have the pleasure to inform you tbat our linen and yarn markets are rapidly 011 the in- crease. The wholesale trade of the latter is now remarkably brisk and extensive." FI ' om the Dublin Papers of the 13th inst. we are happy to perceive that the disturbances in the South of Ireland are beginning sensibly to decline. Not only are the outrages less frequent and less atro- cious, but the instances of the return of stolen arms are more numerous among the peasantry. The return of the season for agricultural labour, when not only employment is " to be found, but when the most ignorant peasant knows the indis pensible necessity of exertion, together with Ihe removal of a great exciting cause ill tbe seizure of several of the wretches who have acted as their leaders, appears to have had the effect of restoring to the peaceful paths of industry many of the infatuated beings who have lately been disgracing their country, and even their nature, by then- worse than brutal conduct. The prisoners in Limerick Gaol have given a list of the names of their associates who have arms, and the latter, lo save themselves, are givin » them up, 0 At ten o'clock on the night of Fridayf Ihe 5lli instant, W. Nash, Esq. chief officer of the police stationed at Roscrea, having heard some shots near that town, proreeiled immediately with ii parly to the quarter whence they were fired ; at a distance of about a mile from Roscrea, he met two men on one horse, challenged, arrested, and searched them. In ihe breeches pocket of one tbe son of a very reputable man, was found a manuscript book, emblazoned with various tie- vices, and containing the oath, pass. word, and a complete system of insurrectionary organization. It would appear from this document Ihat a general union and consolidation of the several systems which have for years bark distracted various parts of Ireland, hat e been effected. The prisoner Was forwarded on Saturday to the magistrates at Thurles, who awaits Ihe directions of ; relative to bim. government Ct. ON it EI, Assizr. s.— Seditious i;. rprec*! oi\ s. — O. i Friday, James Gallaghan was indicted for having uttered certain seditious expressions in the town of Cahir, on the 20th of January last. A soldier of the Rills brigade, named Neale, swore that on ( hat day lie was in Cahir about three hours, on bis march to Fertnov; that being in a public- bottse where he was billeted, the prisoner whom he identified, was previously drinking u ith five or six others, aud he heard him say, " that if ever he went to England, he would go" to London and assist in pulling down the King and crown and burning them in hell." lt was to the tune of a song that tile rifleman never heard before. The prisoner went 0: 1, and said or sung in the same way ( for it was ail the one tune), " ( bat he would fight up to his knees in Protestant blood— that he would m. tke one to burn all Orangemen and Protestants— lual he wished tl. e Croppies of Ire. land would gain the d. iv " Th. s was close to the witness, but in at: adjoining room. Galla<* han was made prisoner by one Austin, a comrade of the witness's, and taken befjre Lord Waterpark who, after examination, committed him. ' The prisoner, before they had accoutred them- selves to take him before the magistrates, had made his escape backwards from Ihe house, and concealed himself under some straw in a slable • and 011 pursuing hini there, Austin fixed his bayonet, and pushing it gently itito the straw, and. at the same time declaring he would kill the prisoner unless he came out, Gullaghan came from under the slra. v and begged bis life.— Guilty. L 0 N D 0 N — S A T U R D A Y. The Morning Chronicle was seized in all the • public places of Paris on Tuesday, on account of iis containing a revolutionary song, in French, addressed to the soldiers who form the cordon of health a. t the fool of the Pyrennees. The accounts of outrages, received from Ireland this morning, are not numerous. George Walker, and Edmund Fitzgerald ( the schoolmaster by whom many of the notices signed Captain Rock were written) have been executed. Great preparations are making on the Continent to receive His Majesty, during tiie tour which he is expected to take in the summer. A meeting took place in Liverpool last week, when it was . resolved that Mr. Canning should he invited to a public dinner there, previous to his departure for India, IMPERIAL PARI. IA M EN T. The ROUSE of LORDS tint on THURSDAY, pursuant to adjournment, hut no business of public interest Came before it. Tbe HOUSE of COMMONS met on WEDNESDAY. Several petitions were presented from Unitarian Dissenters, piaving for an alteration in the Marriage Act. LAW AGAINST MANSLAUGHTER. Mr. RENNET obtained leave to bring iu a bill to amend the laws respecting theeritneof Manslaughter. At present twelve months' imprisonment was all the penalty that Judges could inflict for this offence. He thought that iu aggravated cases they should be em- powered to award the punishment of fourteen years' transportation, and the object of the new bill was to give that power. Mr.. WYNN expressed HIS concur- rence in Ihe suggestion. AGRICULTURAL RFPORT, The Marquis of LONDONDERRY postponed bis mo- tion .' relative to the Agricultural Report until Friday the20th instant. His lordship further intimated, that it would certainly be brought forward on that day. CATHOLIC PEERS. Mr. PEEL presented a Petition from the Members of the Synod of Glasgow, against the admission of Roman Catholic Noblemen to seats iu the House of Peers, and stated bis determination to Oppose and take the sense of the House on Mr. Canning's first motion respecting their admission — Sir THOMAS LETHBRIDGE expressed his surprise that the country bad not more generally petitioned against the mea- sure.— [ The present number of Catholic Peers is 8 English, 9 Irish, and 2 Scotch.] UNITARIAN DISSENTERS. Mr. W. SMITH obtained leave to bring* in a bill allowing Unitarians to be married by their own ministers— The Marquis of LONDONDERRY did not object to its introduction, though he wished not to be understood as pledged to support the measure. DISMISSAL OF OFFICERS OF THE ARMY. Colonel DAVIKS gave notice that be should on Tn. esday move for leave ti) bring in a bill to define, and, if necessary, limit the discretion of the Crown, - with reference to the dismissal of officers without Courts Martial. COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS. On THURSDAY, the CHANCELLOR of the EXCHE- QUER rose, pursuant to notice, and moved for the appointment of a Committee to investigate the man- Tier in which the'public accounts are at present kept, am! to suggest such improvements in the system as might appear necessary. The objects intended were to simplify the accounts, so that they might show, at one view, as in a balance sheet, the income and expenditure of each year, and to present the same at the earliest possible period.— A conversation arose, in which Mr. MABBRLEY, Sir II PARNELL, and others joined, as to the extent to which the labours of the Committee should be directed, after which the motion ' was agreed to. The HOUSE of COMMONS met yesterday, but there being only thirty- seven members present at four o'clock, the House forthwith adjourned. This day tbe House met again at twelve, and having disposed of a few orders of the day, separated until Monday. BANKRUPTS, APRIL 20.— William Holmden, of Milton, Kent, grocer.— John Chalmers the elder, late of High Holborn, Middlesex, boot and shoe- maker.— Charles William Rodd, late of Broadway, Worcestershire, maltster — George Walter, of Upper- street, Islington, Middlesex, linen- draper.— John Liptrott Findley, of Sparrow- corner, Minories, Lon- don, clothes salesman and oilman.— George Hobson, • of Middleton, Lancashire, corn- dealer-— Joseph Thornieraft, of Coventry, victualler. « William Barnes, formerly of Liverpool, and late of Demarary, South America, merchant.— Joseph Sharp, of Hotindsditch, London, auctioneer and appraiser.— Headley Ackland, of Leadenhall- mprket, London, butcher.— Elizabeth Thomings aud Jertniah Dimmack, of Kingswinford, Staffordshire, pig. iron- makers. SHREWSBURY. WEDNESDAY, ARRIL 24, 1822. Some Marriages, 8$ c. are omitted this week, in consequence of their not being properly authenti- cated.— Our friends, who transmit any article of intelligence, should, in order to insure its appearance, favour us also by adding their names for our own information. ft^ The following Particulars of fhe Sale at B ROM WITH PARK, near Oswestry F see first page), came too lale for insertion in their pro- per place The STOCK, & C. consists of 20 capital Cows calved and in- calf, t Bull, 2 fresh Barrens, 1 fi se- yeiir old Ox, 1 four- year old splayed Heifer, 0 three- year obi Heifers, 4 ditto Bullocks,' 10 two- year old Heifers and Bullocks, 12 Yeariings; 8 Draught Hoists, 1 Hack, four Years old ( by Glauens), 1 Ditto ( four Years old), I Ditto ( three Years old), 1 Ditto ( two Years old) ; 31 strong Store Pigs, in Lots, 4 Sows and Pigs ; together with ilie Whole of the Implements in Hus- bandry, Brewing and Dairy Utensils, Household Furniture, & c. MARRIED. On Saturday, the 20th inst. at Clifton, by the Rev. W. I!. Turner, Charles Frederick Williams, Esq. barrister- nt- law, of Lincoln's Inn, to Elizabeth, fourth daughter of the late R. B. W. Browne, Esq. of-. Caiighley, in this county. Ou the 16th inst. at Leiglt, Worcestershire, Samuel Miles, Esq of Leicester, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of the late John Dod, Esq. of Cloverley Hall, in this county. On Thursday, ihe 18th inst. at the Chapel of Bruera, John Holland, Esq. of Ightfield Hall, in this county, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Richard Weaver, Esq. of Saightoii, Cheshire. At Salisbury, Edward Sandford, Esq. of Bath, eldest son of the late Major Edward Sandford, of the Hon. East- India Company's Service, to Mary Anne, youngest ' daughter* of Mr! George Masters, also of " Bath. On Wednesday last, at St. Mary's, by tbe Rev. J. B. Blakeway, M A. the Rev. Benjamin Maddy, of St. John's College, Cambridge, to Miss Sandford, daughter of the late Samuel Sandford, Esq. of this town. Same day, at St. Julian's, Mr. Owen, draper and tailor. High- street, to Miss Butler, of Wyle Cop, iu this town. DIED. On Wednesday, the 17th inst. at his house in Bridgnorth, Thomas Devev, Esq, of that place, solicitor, in the 55th year of his age. On SnuTlay last, aged 80, Mrs. Barnes, widow of the late Mr. Barnes, sen. rope- maker, of this tow n. On Sunday last, Harriet, younger daughter of the Rev. J. Wingfield, of Clarimond Buildings, iu this town. On Monday last, aged 25, Eliza, wife of Mr. Richard Miller, cabinet- maker, of this town. On Wednesday last, aged 19, Mrs. Lea, wife of Mr, James Lea, of Wem. On Monday last, suddenly, aged 67, Mrs. Mary Dally, of Pride Hill, in this town, widow of the lale Mr. George Dally. On the 16th inst. at the house of her brother, in this town, after a long illness, Sarah, eldest daughter of Mr. Wyke, surgeon, of Broseley, in this county. At Hereford, after a short bur severe illness, aged 19, Miss Elizabeth Thoinas, late of Lndlow. October 5th, at Shiraz, in Persia, aged 35, Claudius J. Rich, Esq. ( Author of the Memoirs of Antient Babylon), formerly of Bristol, and late resident of the East India Company at Bagdad ; to which station he was raised before the age of seventeen, in conse- quence of his great literary attainments ond distin- guished merit'. He was at Shiraz on his way to Bombay, when lie was carried off by that fatal disease the Cholera Morbus, the ravages of which in that city swept off', in the short space of five days, sixteen thousand persons. His untimely death will be the subject of most painful regret to many of his friends w ho remember his truly amiable character, together with his intense application and his ardent genius, by means of which lie was enabled to make an almost unexampled proficiency in the Hebrew, Greek* Persic, Arabic, and Turkish, as well as in several of the European languages. Independently of his extraordinary acquirements, thus prematurely lost to tlie world, his death will excite additional regret in the mind of the Christian, from his having engaged in the most decided manner to promote the circu ation of the Scriptures through Persia, and other parts of the East : an ample acknowledgment of his valuable services is contained in the records of the British and Foreign Bible Society. Such an affecting instance of extended mortality loudly calls for attention to the Divine admonitiou— u Therefore be ye also ready, for in snch au hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh." Th Birmingham Gazette of Monday last says In consequence of the threatening aspect assumed by the colliers in the neighbourhood of Wolverhampton and Bilston ( luring the early part of last week, Captain Gape's troop cf Scots Greys was dispatched from this town on Wednes- day, and reached Wolverhampton about ten o'clock that night. We are happy, however, to state, that all was quiet there, and that no disturbance has taken place in that town, either before or since their arrival.— We learn, that on Monday and Tuesday several pits in the neighbourhood of Dudley, Wednesbnry, and Bilston were stopped by large bodies of colliers j that in one or two instances the riot act was read among them ; and that they were afterwards dispersed by the Yeomanry. We do not hear, however, that any personal injury of consequence was sustained by either party.-— In some instances those colliers who appeared unwilling to leave their employment were beaten and ill- treated by the refractory workmen. We believe that order is at length in great measure restored." We regret to add, as will be perceived by the following article, extracted from the Nottingham Journal of Saturday, that the Frame- work- knitters of that county are proceeding to display a smrilof insubordination and mischief:— 4k We have hitherto abstained from noticing the turn- out amongst the frame. work- knitters- in the c tton hose branch, in ihe hope that the matter would be amicably arranged between the masters and their workmen. Io this, however, our expectations have heen disappointed, and we regret to find, that the conduct of some of the workmen, in several of tire manufacturing villages in this county, has assumed a character which threatens the peace of society, and it has in consequence become necessary to enforce the provisions of the Watch and Ward Act." COUNTY OF MONMOUTH.— At the Quarter Sessions, held at Usk on Monday week, a ground plan of some proposed additions to the Gaol at Monmouth was submitted to the Bench, in consequence of a resentation of the Grand Jury. The adoption of this measure, however, was strongly and successfully resisted by M r. Moggridge and other Magistrates. A requisition to the High Sheriff, to convene a Meeting of tlie Owners and Occupiers of Land as speedily as possible, for the purpose of taking into consideration the present distressed and disturbed state of the county, was signed on the bench by n arge number of Magistrates, and is now in the course of signature. In the western part of tbe County of Monmouth, we regret to slate, the refractory workmen have been ncreased in number by some thousands- from the Rock, Tredegar, Sirhowey, and Pont- y pool works. The Scotch Greys have remained at Abergavenny ; aud the knowledge that the County Cavalry are on the alert, and that application has been made for some infantry, deters from actual violence ; but this state of things, it is feared,- cannot last. In the day- time, the men spread themselves through the county, and solicit charity, with which thev support their families ; in the evenings they blacken their faces, assemble on the hills, and use the most horrible threats t > deter those, who think half a loaf better than no bread, from working under the regular prices. Just published, AN AUTHENTICATED Statement of Facts, IN REPLY TO A Letter addressed to the Medical Profession hy Mr. W. GRIFFITH, purporting to be a Refutation of Mr, RICE WYJ^- JCE'S Statement. BY RICE WYNNE, Apothecary, Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury : Printed by VV. EDDOWES. PHILIP JONES, Bricklayer, Slater, and Plasterer, ETURNS his grateful Acknowledge- ments to his Friends and the Public, for the numerous Favours he has experienced at their Hands since his Commencement in Business, and begs Leave to inform them he has REMOVED from Doglane to a House in ST. AUSTIN'S PRIORY, near Clarimond Buildings; where he hopes, by punctual Attention to Orders, and good Workmanship'- in the Execution of them, to merit a liberal Share of their Patronage and Support. Shrewsbury, April 16,1822. A' COURT OF KING'S BENCH, This Day.— Waithman v. Shackell, Arrowsmith, and Weaver.— This was an action brought by Mr. Alderman Waith- man against the defendants, who are the proprietors of the John Bull Sunday newspaper, to recover a compensation for injury sustained by the publication of a malicious libel in their paper, imputing to him the receiving of stolen goods, and also his having committed wilful and corrupt perjury. Mr. Campbell opened the pUadings, and Mr. Scarlett stated the case to the Jury. The libel in question appeared in the paper of September last year, ami imputed to the plaintiff' tbe having pur- chased souie shawls, in the year 180&, that had heen fraudulently obtained from a Mr. Cooper, in Bond- street, at a price, far below their value; and that iu his return of the amount of profits under the Income Tax Act, he had made a false return, and afterwards swore to snch falsehood. Witnesses vyere called to prove the proprietorship of the defendants and the publication of the libel. The libel was then read by the clerk, and also an affidavit of the defendant Weaver, by which it ap- peared that in July, 1821, the weekly sale of the • paper was from 8,000 lo 10,000. This being the case for the plaintiff', Mr. Serjeant Vaughan addressed the Jury on be- half of the defendants; after, which the Chief Justice briefly addressed the Jury upon the most prominent parts of the case, and they retired to consider their verdict. When they returned they pronounced the defendants guilty, and awarded £ 500 damages to ihe plaintiff'. POSTSCRIPT, London, Monday Night, Jpril 22. We have received New York Papers to the,, 261h ultimo. They contain the Report of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, to the House of Representatives, on the Message ofthe President, recommending the recognition of the Independence of the Spanish Colo- nies. As may be supposed, the Committee entirely concur with the President, and declare, unanimously, that it is " just and expedient to acknowledge the Independence of the several nations of Spanish America, without any reference to the diversity in the forms of their Governments." They then re- commend that a sum not exceeding 100,000 dollars should be placed at the disposal of the President, for the purpose of carrying this measure into effect. 3 per Cent. Red. 77.- 3 per Cent. Cons. 78.— per Cent. 87^.- 4 per Cent. Cons. 04.— 5 per Cents 102. [ From our Private Correspondent."] HOUSE OF COMMONS- MONDAY. Sir W. LEMON presented a petition, signed by upwards of 500 owners and occupiers of land in Cornwall, complaining of distress and praying for relief and reform. Mr. GRENFELL said, there never was a petition, which, from the respectability of its signatures, was inore entitled to consideration than this was. In many of the opinions, however, expressed by the petition, he. did not agree. As to the agricultural distress, in many instances he had no doubt it was extremely severe, but not so general as had been represented, and he trusted the time was not. far distant when the country would surmount its dis- tresses, and again become prosperous and happy. Mr. CURWEN could not refrain from entering his protest against the doctrine of his hon. friend, that the distress of the country was not so great as had been represented. CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION. Mr. HART DAVIS presented a petition from Bristol, signed by nearly 8000 persons, praying that no alteration might be made in the existing laws re- specting Raman Catholics. The hon. member trusted all the great and populous towns and cities in the kingdom would follow the. example of Bristol. CASH PAYMENTS* Mr. WESTERN gave notice that he would, on the 2d May, submit a motion to the House for an enquiry into the effect produced on the country by the Act of 1819, for the resumption of Cash Payments by the liauk. Visiting Clergyman this week at the Infirmary, the kev. William Hopkins: House- Visitors, William Clement, Esq. and John Craig, Esq. Commission signed by ihe Lord Lieutenant of the County of Salop.— Lieutenant- Colonel Gataere lo be Colonel of the Shropshire Regiment of Militia vice the Earl of Bradford resigned.— Commission Dated 13th April, 1822. On Friday last, His Majesty held a Levee at his Palace in Pall Mall, which was the most numer- ously and splendidly attended of any that has taken place for many years. The carriages began to arrive at one o'clock, and continued setting down without intermission till near four, three and four carriages at a time. Amongst the numerous assemblage were tbe Dukes of Wellington, Mon- trose, Northumberland, and Buckingham; Mar- quisses of Exeter, Graham, Anglesey, Bath, and Stafford ; Earls of Liverpool. Grosvenor, Derby, Rocksavage, Coventry, Craven, Whitworth, and Talbot; Viscounts Belgrave, Hereford, Jngesfrie, and Deerhurst ; Lords Ellenborough, Rodney, F. Levcson Gower, Gwydyr, and Crewe; Right Hon. C. W. VV. Wynn ; Sirs Thomas Lawivncf, Charles Pricc, Joseph Huddart, Watkin Williams Wynn, J. Fenton Boughey, C. Morgan, Tyrwhitt Jones, J. Cbctwode, T. B. Lethbridge, William Congrevc; Rev. Dr. Gardner ; Colonel Sir Robert Hill; Capts. Pec hell, R. N. G. Pechell, R. N. and Powys; Lieuts. St. Leger, H. Wrottesley, E. J. Gooch ; Messrs. Dawkins Pennant, H. Bridgeman Simpson, Bali Hughes, Forester, Wynne Aubrey, R. Chicheley Plowden.— Among thc presentations were Sir Joseph Huddart, High Sheriff'of Carnar- vonshire, by the Marquis of Anglesea, upon having received thc honour of Knighthood. The following presentations also took place— Mr. Fleetwood Williams, by Sir Watkin Williams Wynn ; Rev. Dr. Gardner, by the Lord in Waiting ; the Eai' of Rocksavage, on being called up to the House of Lords; Sir Walk in Williams Wynn, to present Rt port of the Cymrodoriop Society ; the Earl of Wilton, on his marriage, by the Earl" of Derby ; and Captain G. Pochell, R. N. on his return from tin Noith American station. Thc Jockey Club have decidcd the disputed Race at Walsall last year iu favour of Mr. Tomes's horse Duplicate; and the steward has accordingly directed the plate to be paid to tbat gentleman. At thc General Quarter Sessions for the Town and Liberties of Shrewsbury, on Friday last, William Ford, for stealing a pair of shoes, the property of Thomas Crumpton, was sentenced to be imprUonei" 14 days; and John Davies, for stealing a suioel frock, the property of Walter Bromley, was sentenc- ed to be whipped and discharged. MURDER OF MR. WHITEIIOUSE.— The Coro- ner's jury summoned to inquire into the circum- stances attending the death of Mr. Whitchouse re- assembled on Saturday morning at the Beecb- tree public bouse, on thc Males Owen road. M- nc." additional evidence- of a circumstantial nature wa brought forward, and the proceedings occupied the attention of thc jury until evening,! when . verdict of wilful murder against Joseph Downing brolher. in law of the deceased, was returned. Beiu in attendance lie was immediately apprehended, and committed, on the Coroner's warrant, to our county gaol, to await his trial at the next assizes.— The judgment and persevering activity displayed by Mr. Hinehliflfe, from the commencement to the termination of this arduous and painful investiga. tion, reflect the highest credit upon him in his office of coroner. Committed to our County Gaol, Henry Stevens, Richard Brickna. il, and Maria Richards, for unlawfully and riotously assembling together, with others, at Oldbury, to disturb the peace; John Drury, charged with stealing a black pony marc, the property of Richard Druiv, of the parish of Selattyn ; and Joseph Downing, yeoman, charged with the wilful murder of Samuel Whitehousc, at the parish of Hales Owen. Shortly will be published, N EXPOSURE of Mr. RICE WYNNE'S " AUTHENTICATED STATE- MENT OF FACTS;" being a SECOND LETTER addressed to the MEDICAL PROFESSION. BY W. GRIFFITH. In Consequence of the Absence of some of the Parties, whose Evidence is necessary to establish a Fact, this Pamphlet may be delayed some Time. On Saturday will be published, A SECOND EDITION, CORRECTED, OF A EiETTER, ADDRESSED TO the Medical Profession, In Refutation of a " STATEMENT" published by Mr. RICE WYNNE, Apothecary, Shrewsbury. TO WHICH IS AFFIXED, A Copy of Mr. Wynne's " Statement " If we consider tlie envious man in his delight, it is like reading of the seat of a giant in a Romance ; the magnificence of his house consists in the many limbs of men w hom he has slain,"- STEELE. LOST, Between Norton and Culmington, on Thursday, t!. « 18th of April, 4 SETTER DOG, nine Months old, J_ JL white with large brown Spots, and a long* bushy Tail ; had on a Steel Chain Collar, marked Edward Bowlby, Esq. Durham :— Whoever has found the same, and will give Information to the Clergyman at Acton Scott, near Church Stretton, Salop, shall be handsomely rewarded. TO BE~ SOLD, OR LET, Aad mat/ be entered upon immediately, GENTEEL COTTAGE VILLA. A' BY VVM. GRIFFITH, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and of the Medical Society of St. Thomas and Guy's Hospitals ; formerly Pupil io Dr. Haighton, Professor of Midwifery., and to Sir Astley P. Cooper, Bart. SHREWSBURY: Printed by J. WATTON, and to be had of all the Booksellers HOLYHEAD ROAD. The following is an extract from Mr. TEL- FORD'S last Report on the state of the Road from Shrewsbury by Coventry to London, just printed by- order of the House of Commons :— 11M March.— From Shrewsbury to Emsfrey the road has been brought into a tolerably good form, the sides cleaned, atid the surface partly improved. Enistrey bill has been improved in the cutting and embanking; but the metal has not been properly' selected and applied. From Emstrey to A. teham the road has been widened, and brought into a tolerably good shape ; but the gravel has been put on without screening or proper selection. The hest remedy would be, to lav a coat of properly broken Overley hill stones for 16 feet in breadth in the middle of the road, and for 6 inches in thickness. Near Atcham Inn, and opposite Lord Berwick's west gate, tbe road should be raised. From Atcham to Tern bridge, the road has been uch improved as to shape and surface; but some cross drains are still wanting, and also keeping the sides quite dry. From Atcham to the Horse- shoe public house, some parts have been widened, and the general shape improved. At the llorse- shoe, there, is no appear aii($ of im- proving the direction ; it remains, to. the disgrace of that part of the road, very much in the shape of thfi before mentioned sign. From the said Horse- shoe to the termination of the Trust, the road has been widened in sundry places, by culling- off awkward bends. The general form ofthe road under this Trust lias been improved, and part of the surface lifted and the stones broken ; and when this operation has been extended over the wholeTrust, an effectual improve- ment will have beeu accomplished. WELLINGTON TRUST. From the western extremity of the Trust to the Hay- gate, the road has had its sides cleaned and the general form improved ; great part of the surface lifted, and the stones broken, so as to render it smooth. At the Hay- gate, the road has been widened and improved. From the Hav- gate to the Cock Inn, the road has been partially improved. Its completion may be expected in the course of the present season; and as excellent metal can be procured from Overley hill and Ercall quarry, there is a prospect of tho road being rendered substantially good. From the Cock Inn to near Ketiey bank, the road has been considerably improved in form and surface,. Adjacent to Ketiey. in consequence of the pro- jected improvement, little has been done? but that, being now contracted for, no time will be lost in commencing practical operations. From Ketiey Works to the termination of this Trust at the Shropshire canal, the improvement lately executed is in a tolerably fair state, but will require unremitting attention to preserve it so. SHIFFNAL TRUST. March 12.— On account of ihe projected improve- ment, little has been done between the Shropshire canal and the toll- bar east of Prior's Lee. From thence to Shifl'ual ihe road is in a tolerably good state, but there is no appearance of great exer- tion as to improvement. Through the town ' of Shiff'nal the pavement is singularly defective, and requires immediate improvement, unless an entirely new line is adopted on the south side of the town, which is both practicable and advisable. WOLVERHAMPTON TRUST. From Shiff'nal to Cosford brook, much has already been done iu clearing out the sides, bringing the road into a proper shape, and cutting down the hedges; very considerable quantities of good mate- rials are now lying in heaps along the edge of the road, and some broken and put on the road. There are also some cinder heaps, which may do for the sides. lu sundry places, the forniing the sides Iras pro- duced a considerable quantity of earth aud mud; this should he removed. In ascending the Windmill hill, a- cross drain is still wanting. In approaching Cosford brook, some trees on the right render the road damp; they should be lopped and thinned, and some hedges are not yet cut.. From Cosford brook to Whiston Cross, the road has had the right- hand side drain mostly cleaned, its form and surface much improved, and great quantities of good materials provided ; a considera- ble portion of which have been very well broken. Tbe hedges, along this part of Ihe road, have been mostly cut very properly. FromVVhiston Cross to Summer- House hill, similar observations may be applied ; the road being gene- rally in good condition. The Earl of Darlington has failed in the ejectment causes brought by his Lordship for the. recoyery of landed property in Somersetshire. On tbe 10th inst. an Inquest was held in our County Gaol, ou tbe body of Thoinas Anderson, who had died in the Infirmary of the Prison. He had been committed to prison on a charge of stealing poultry, but was in so bad, a state/ of mental and bodily health as to be unfit to take his trial at our late Assizes, when he was remanded for trial at the next Assizes. It appeared in evidence that the unfortunate man was decidedly - insane, and that his propensity to destroy various articles had rendered it necessary to secure him with hand- cuffs and muffs; and his violent exertions were succeeded by paralysis ; and two medical gentle- men deposed tbat his death was occasioned by the complication of mental derangement, violent exer- tion, and paralysis.— Verdict, Died by the visit- ation of God^ being in a stale of mental derange? incnt. EXPERIMENTAL & POPULAR CHEMISTRY, R. M U R RAY respectfully announces to his Subscribers, and the Ladies and Gen- tlemen of SHREWSBURY, that his COURSE of TWELVE LECTURES on the ELEMENTS of CHEMICAL SCIENCE, will commence in the TOWN HALL, on the Evening of MONDAY NEXT, the 29th of April, precisely, at Seven o'clock, and con- tinue on WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, and FRIDAY, the 1st, 2d, and 3d of May, and same Days successively. The Experiments adduced in Illustration amount to 200, and are of the most interesting and beautiful Description. Tickets for the Course ( TRANSFERABLE), 21S.— Ladies and Minors of Families 12s. A List of the Subscribers remains at Mr. EDDOWES'S, where intending Subscribers will be good enough to leave their Nantes. Iron Gates, Iron Hardies, Park and other Fencing for Gentlemen's Grounds. Gil I ins § Cartwright, IRONMONGERS, WHITESMITHS, AND BELL- HANGERS, Pride- Hill, near the Butter- Market, BEG Leave to inform the Nobility, Gentry, and Public in general iu this and neighbouring Counties, that they MANUFACTURE the above Articles upon tlie most approved Plans, and the lowest Terms ever yet offered to the Public. G. & C. can give satisfactory References to many Gentlemen whom they have supplied, for tbe Neat- ness, Durability, & Cheapness of the above Articles. TO CONTRACTORS. SUCH Persons as may be willing- to contract for the BUILDING of a WEIR on the River Tannat, at the Head of the Feeder to the Montgomeryshire Canal, are requested to send Tenders, on or before the 30th Instant, addressed to Mr. BUCK, at the Canal Office, in Welsh Pool. The Plans, Sections, and Specification, may be seen at Carreghofa Locks, close to the Spot. G W. BUCK. Canal Office, Pool, April 20, 1822. and Garden, beautifully situate on the Banks ofthe Severn, near COUND CHURCH, containing, on the Ground Floor, 3 Parlours, Kitchen, Brew- house, & c.; 5 good Lodging Rooms on the Frrst Floor; and 2 Attics. Six Acres of good Grass Land may be had, if required. A Coach passes daily.— For Particulars apply to Mr. FARMER, Drvton, Salop. CARRIAGE HORSES. TO BE SOLD, APAIR of handsome Brown CAR. RIAGE HORSES, six Years old. They are a good Match, well broke and steady in Harness, and not parted with for any Fault.— Apply to THE PRINTER, if by Letter, Postage paid. This Advertisement will not be continued. GIG AKB HARNESS. PRICE TWELVE POUNDS. ANTED, a COOK, in a Country Housf, where a Housekeeper is kept. She must understand her Bnsiness, be sober, honest, and cleanly, and have a good Character from her last Place.— Apply to THE PRINTER. JOHN DKIVERT T41 LOR AND HABIT- MA KER, IMPRESSED with the deepest Grati- tnde for the unprecedented Support which lie has been favoured w ith during- Twenty Years he has heen in Business, begs to return sincere Thanks to the Nobility, Gentry, and all his Friends; and on. nounees to them and the Public in g; efleral, that be has taken iuf. i PARTNERSHIP his hue Foreman, WILLIAM WILKES, and lhat the Business will in future be carried on hy Ihem, under the Firm of DItIVF. lt & WILKES, und upon the same Principle which has been honoured by such distinguished Patronage. They most respectfully solicit a Conti- nuance of that Support which has hitherto been so liberally bestowed, and assure iheir Friends that they will use all the Exertions in their Power to give Satisfaction in the Execution of all Orders entrusted to them. Pride Hill, 8th April, 1822. ARTIFICIAL TEETH, BY MR. C. ROSE, SURGEON- DENTIST, fBrother to Mr. Rose, Dentist, of Liverpool J, CONSTRUCTED so as to appear an exact and beautiful Resemblance of the Natural Teeth, and to he perfectly secure and com- fortable in the Mouth, without the Assistance of Spiral Springs, or the very injurious and trouble- some Mode of Tieing; , without any Pain or Incon- venience to the Wearer, who may take them out, brush, and replace them at Pleasure. SPECIMENS may be seen, daily, at Mr. PALMER'S, P) i de Hill, S h re w sb u ry. MARKET HERALD. SHREWSBURY. In our Market, ou Saturday last, tbe price of Hides was 4d. per lb.— Calf Skins 6d.— Tallow 3| d. TO BE SOLD, AROOMY London- built GIG, on the first Wheels, which are in perfect Repair ; the HARNESS having been only used two Journies, is nearly as good as new. - Enquire, { at The Green, Dudleston Chapel, four Miles from Ellesmere. Residence, near Shrewsbury. TO BE LET; AMOST desirable RESIDENCE, in the Environs of SHREWSBURY, on the South Side, for the Reception of a genteel Family, with three Sitting Rooms, the largest 20 Feet by 18 Feel, a large Kitchen, with Housekeeper's Room, a good Cellar, with Wine Binns, nine Lodging Rooms, enclosed Court Yard, with Brewhouse, and Pump of good Water, an excellent Garden with choice Fruit Trees; with Stable, Conch- House, and Piggery.— The House stands on an Eminence, surrounded with about Twelve Acres of rich Pasture Land. For Particulars apply to Mr. SMITH, Dogpole. Shropshire Easter Sessions, 1822. npHE Justices assembled at the Easter General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for ( he County of Salop, have ( pursuant lo the Statutes made in ihe third Year of the Reign of their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, and the twenty- first Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Second) assessed and rated the Price of Land Carriage of all Goods whatsoever ( except Money, Plate, and Jewels) that shall be brought to any Place or Places within this County and Jurisdiction, by any Common Waggoner or Carrier, at the Rates aud Price following, viz. For the Carriage of all Goods nnd Parcels ( except Money, Plate, or Jewels) brought into any Place within ihe County of Salop, and there delivered, from this Sessions until the next Easter Sessions, by any Coach or such like Carriage, One Penny Farthing per Hundred Weight of One Hundred and Twelve Pounds per Mile, and so in Proportion for a greater or less Quantity, except Parcels of Twelve Pounds Weight or under, and for such Parcels One Shilling- and Eight- pence and no more, for tbe Carriage thereof from London to any Port of the County of Salop; and so in Proportion for any greater or less Distance; with the Addition of one- seventh of the above for all such Parcels so brought into this County out of Cardiganshire. And for such Parcels of Twelve Pounds Weight cr under, from Chester to any Part of this County, and which shall have been brought to Chester by any of the Manchester or Liverpool Coaches, the Sum of Ten pence in Addition to sucb regular Charges as shall have been paid thereon at Chester. For the Carriage of all Goods and Parcels ( except Money, Plate, or Jewels) brought into any Place within this County, and there deli- vered, from this Sessions until the next Easter Sessions, by any Waggon or such like Carriage, One IHaifpenny per Hundred Weight of One Hundred aud Twelve Pounds per Mile, and so in Proportion for a greater or le> s Quantity, ex- cept Parcels of Twelve Pounds Weight or under, and for such Parcels One Shilling and Three- pence, and no more, for the Carriage thereof from London to Shrewsbury ; and so in Propor- tion for any greater or. less Distance ; with the Addition of one- seventh of the above for all sucb Parcels so brought into this County out ot" Cardiganshire. Tbe said several Rates find Prices to include every Expense and Charge whatever for tho Carriage of such Parcel or Parcels to the Place where the same shall be delivered by sucb Common Carrier, in aiiy Place within this County. And the like Rates of Carriage were fixed by the Justices at the Quarter Sessions for the Town and Liberties of Shrewsbury. LOXDALE. BSTRACT of the ACCOUNT of - Receipts and Disbursements of tbe PUBLIC STOCK of the COUNTY of SALOP, by JOSHUA A 10 < 0 67 tn 6 o 0 1 40 5 I 3 o - I 20 0 0 > s > 00 <> > 3 10 g- 1 25 9} s 0 " | 22 5i 4 OJ J > 7 n iJ The Quarter of eight YVin- cheslerBiish- ls, or25bUt8. Wheat ( New) Barley Barley P. as. Oats ( Old).... Oats ( New).... CORN EXCHANGE, APRIL 22. The supply of Wheat this morning' being small, that of prime quality sold 2s. per quarter higher than on this day seu'night; but there is no improvement in price nf the inferior descriptions, which compose the chief part of what was at market. The Bailey trade was heavy! at last Monday's prices, and espe- cially for the stained and discoloured samples. Oats are from ls. to Is. 6d. per quarter dearer, the ar- rivals having been small. White Peas are 2s. per quarter higher. In Beans uud Peas there nus no alteration. Current Price of Grain per Quarter, as under: Wheat so. to 58s j White Peas 20s to S2s Barley ) 5s !•> 2: Ss J Beaus 22s to 25s Malt 42s to 4( js I O ils 2> s to 26s Fine Flour 4r » s to 50s per sack ; Seconds 4us lo 45s SMITH FIELD, APR 11. 22. (" to sintt the offal— per ." tone of titb. J Beef ..., 2i oil to 3- 4d I Pork 2s Oil to 4s Od Mntlougs Oil lo 3s od Lamb 3s 4< l to 5s od Veal.....' is od to 4s 4d I LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Trowscoed Halt and Demesne, MONTGOMERYSHIRE. TO BITLET, For a Term of Years, or from Year to Year, WITH IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, rpROWSCOED HALL, with Lawn Jl. of upwards of 80 Acres, exclusive of Pleasure Grounds and Plantations, beautifully situated on an Eminence, near the Village of Gnildsfield, in the County of Montgomery, and about 3 Miles from Welsh Pool. The Mansion is sufficiently large to accommodate a Family of Distinction, and ' is replete wilb Fixtures, which will be Let with tbe House ; and Ihe Coach- Houses, Stables, arid Out- Offices, are on a corres- pondent Scale for Accommodation aud Convenience, and are so substantially constructed as to require little Repair for many Years. The Tenant may have the Privilege of Sporting over the Estate, which is upwards of S00 Acres; and also may have the Furniture in the House at a Valual ion, tbe principal Part of which is new. To view the Premises apply to Mr. REES GRIF- FITHS, Varchoel Farm, near Troaseoed ; anil to treat for a Tenancy to Messrs. Lr. OYI), jun. VV'II. I. IAMS, and Ilovr, Shrewsbury ; THOMAS CA'IKI, Esq. John- Street, Bedford- Row, London ; or lo Messrs. SEIVELL and IIEARN, Newport, ! » le of Wight. URSUANTto a Decree ofthe High Court of Chancery, bearing Date the 14th Day of February, 1S22, made in a Cause GROOM aaainst ASTLEY, the Creditors of JOHN ASTLEY, of THE BROOKE HOUSE, in the Lordship of Aston, in the Parish of Wem, iu the Couuty of Salop, Farmer, deceased ( who died on or about " the 22d Day of February, 1810), are, by themselves or their Solicitors, on or before Ibe 20th Day of May, 1822, to coine in and prove their Debts before SAMUEL COMPTON Cox, Esq. one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers iu Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London ; or in I),- fault thereof, tbey will be peremptorily excluded Ihe Benefit of the said Decree. for Dilto Ditto for conveying Wheat . Barley. Oats Mall ... Fine Flour 8 3 • 2 7 3< j 9 <> 3 9 2 10 7 8 37 O BRISTOL CORN EXCHANGE. d. per 7oll> per tin lbs. pel 45 lbs. per 3( 5 qis. per 240 lbs. s. s. 00 Spiing price of Wheat, per sack of 331 lbs Foreign Wheat, per hush, of 8 gall 3 English Wheat, ditto 3 Malting Barley, ditto 2 Malt, 4 Flour, Fine, persaek of 2C. 2Q. 5ll> s 44 — Seconds ditto 28 Oats, Old, per 8 gall 2 o to 00 ti to 4 li to 8 3 to 3 ( j lo ti O to 48 0 lo 40 0 to 3 FAIRS TO BE 1IOLDEN. April 29, Hawarden, Altrincham, Long Town, Belbroilgbton— 30, Broseley, M. vfod, Caerwvs, Penk- riilge, Pattinghani— May 1, Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Stockport, Tarporley— 2, Uttoxeter, Leominster— 3, Bishop's Castle, Barton- ii oiler- Need wood, Bromyard, Alvechurch— 4, Hodnet, Peover, Tainworth. A cow, the property of Mrs. Holmes, near Carlisle, produced, the week before last, one hun- dred and ninety quarts of inilk, and twenty pounds six ounces of butter. This valuable animal is of the ipijnoyed short- horned breed. Notice to Debtors and Creditors. ALL Persons to whom Mr. WILLIAM LEIGHTON, late of the Talbot Inn, Shrews, bury, stands indebted, are requested to send in llieir Accounts to Mr. SAMUEL HARTSHORN, of Clarimond Hill, Shrewsbury •. and all Persons who stand in- debted to the said Mr. Leighton are requested to pay Ibe same to the said Samuel Hartshorn, who is duly authorized to receive and settle the same. Shretcsburg, April 18,1322. In the Matter of Thomas Evans, a Bankrupt. LL Persons who stand indebted to . the Estate of THOMAS EVANS, of MACIIVS- LLSTH, in the County of Montgomery, Innkeeper, a Bankrupt, are requested immediately to pay the Amount of their respective Debts to Messrs. BECK and JONES, Shrewsbury, or Mr. GEORGE OWEN, of Machynlleth, the Assignees of the Bankrupt's Estate and Effects, In Order that a Dividend may be made, olherwise legal Proceedings wilt be resorted to, to compel Payment without further Notice. MADDOCK and BURLEY, Solicitors to thc Commission. Shrewsbury, April 18, 1822. PF. PLE, Treasurer, for tbe Year Sessions, 1822. RECEIPTS. County Rates Wheat ground by tbe Prisoners... Town of Bridgnorth for Bread Prisoners Town of Ludlow Town of Shrewsbury Ditto Convicts' Town of Wenlock, Balance of Account for Convicts, Bread, See Local Militia Bounties Local Militia Penalties Army Reserve Account Half a Year's Rent of Militia House... Receiver- General of Ihe Customs for the Corn Inspector at Whitchurch DISBURSEMENTS. Balance remaining due to tbe Trea- surer at Epiphany Sessions, 1821.... Gaol and House of Correction Prosecutions Vagrants.. Bridges and Roads Fees on thc Discbarge of Prisoners Conveying Offenders to Prison Shirehall Convicts Secretary of State's Letter and Orders of Transportation Returns of Persons committed, tried, and convicted Weights and Measures Returns ofthe Prices of Grain Coroners Militia Lock- up Houses Returns under the Poor and Highway Aels Exhibition Money to Ihe King's Bench and Fleet Prisoners Clerk of the Peace County Rates Incidents Insolvent Debtors Juries Land- Tax Rates of Carriage Soldiers Printing, Advertising, & c Treasurer Treasurer's Incidents Balance in Hand at Hilary Sessions, 1822 ending Epiphany Dr. Withering's Tracts Memoirs. THIS DAY ARE PUBLISHED, In 2 Vols. 8vo. with a Portrait, Price £ 1. 7s. Boards, R| LHE MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS of H. the late WILLIAM WITHERING, M. D. F. R. S. Member of tbe Royul Academy of Sciences at Lisbon; Fellow of the Linnajan Society ; Author of the Botanical Arrangement of British Plants, kc. To which is prefixed, a MEMOIR of bis LIFE, CHA. RACTER, and WRITINGS. By WILLIAM WITHERING, Esq. F. L. S., 8cc. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Oruie, and Brown, London. Of whom may be bad, An ARRANGEMENT of BRITISH PLANTS, according to the latest Improvements of tbe Liunoean System. By WILLIAM WITHERING, M. D. F. R. S. F. L. S. Corrected and considerably enlarged, by WILLIAM WITHERING. Esq. F. L. S. In4 Vols. Svo, £ 2. Si, Poards, 101MD 17 5 29 4 9£ 24 13 0 11 8 2 B? 10 9 89 6 0 104 11 7 138 4 8 0 8 86 18 6 10 0 0 5 4 0 11551 4 11 1088 4 n 3457 19 1708 4 4 585 14 10 1450 17 0 38 13 10 . 2f> 7 10 1 395 18 10 275 18 0 15 3 0 3 3 0 41 2 6 10 Ifi 0 201 4 6 212 15 2 39 12 0 11 1 6 20 0 0 474 8 6 59 13 0 69 8 0 9 8 6 17 15 0 5 5 o 6 10 0 83 16 6 85 17 0 120 0 0 20 12 3 10776 12 0 ' 774 12 11 11551 4 11 SHROPSHIRE.— At the Gejicial Quarter Sessions of tbe Peace, held at Ihe Shire Hall, in Shrewsbury, in and for the County of Salop, on Monday in the Week next afler the Close of Easter ( lo wit), the 15th Day of April, 1822 ; ORDERED, That the above Account be inserted ill the two Shrewsbury Newspapers. By ihe Court, LOXDALE, Clerk of the Peace for the County ofSalop. A CARD. Essits. JOHNSON & BUllGESS ( late JOHNSON and WILLIAMS). Proprietors of the AMERICAN SOOTHING SYRUP for Children cutting their Teeth, beg Leave to inform Mothers and Nurses lliat tlley bave REMOVED to No -> S YORK PLACE, CITY ROA D ( froin New, nan. street,' Oxford- street), where the Business will be carried on iu future. The very high Estimation iu which this inestimable Medicine is held by nil Classes of the Community, renders it unnecessary to make anv Comment on its Virtues, more than recommend Mothers nnd Nurses never to be wiibo. it the " Ame rican Soothing Syrup" in the Nursery, for if a Child wakes in the Night wilh Pains in' iis Gums, this valuable Medicine applied, will immediately open the Pores, heal the Gums, and thereby prevent Fevers or Convulsions; for should it come in Com- petition with any other Disorder, it often destroys the Mother's brightest Hopes. To be bad of tbe Proprietors, Johnson & Bum- ess 28, York- Place. City- Road, London ; and, by Tln- ir Appointment, of W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and alt the principal Medicine Venders in Town aud Country, al 2s. 9d. per Bottle, " WANTED immediately, Inn. a PARLOUR MAID, in a large who lias been accustomed to the Situation.— Apply to the Printer ( if by Letter, Post- paid). To he Sold by Private Contract, TOGETHER OR SEPARATELY, TWO PIECES of excellent I, AND, containing: about Ten Acres, and a DWELL- ING HOUSE, Garden, aud Appurtenances, situate at MARTON, in the Parish of Chirbury, in the Countv of Salop. Mr. JOHN BOWDI. ER, of Marton, will shew Ibe Premises; and lo Ireat for the same apply to Mr. WM. LAWRENCE, St. John's Hill, Shrewsbury. SHROPSHIRE. Eardiston House and Lands, TO BE LET, And entered upon immediately, FIT FOR TIIE RESIDENCE OF A GENTLEMAN FARMER, TOGETHER with Barns, Stables, Gardens, Orchards, Dove Cole, Folds, Fish Ponds, kc. and about One Hundred and Eighty . teres of fertile Meadow, Arable, and Pasture Land. EARDISTON is in the Parish of Rnylou of the F. leveu Towns; distant from Oswestry b Miles, I'. llesmere ti, and Shrewsbury 11 Miles; near to Lime and Coal. Apply for further Particulars ( if by Letter, Post- paid) to Mr. RICHARD RARNKTT, EIISOII, near Elles- rnore; or Mr. THOMAS BARKEK, Horton, near Malpas, Cheshire; or Mr. WILLIAM OSWEIX, Wykey. This Advertisement will not he continued. Llanrhaiadr yn Mochnant. TO BE JL"£ T, rrUlE SHARE of the Reverend the H. DEAN and CHAPTER of SAINT ASAPH of, in and lo the TITHES of WOOL, LAMB, and other • SMALL TITHES arising and payable in ihe several Parishes of LLAJIBHAIADR YN MOCHNANT, LLAN- CEDWIN, aud LI- ANWDDCN, in the several Counties of Denbigh and Montgomery, for the present'Year, or for a Term of Three Y'ears. TJ. B. The said Tillies were Let for the last Three Y'ears at tbe net Annual Sum of £ 240. Apply to Mr. WYATT, The Mount, Saint Asaph ( if by Letter, Post- paid). 20// i April, 1822. scales bp auction. SHROPSHIRE CANAL SHARES. BY MR. PERRY, At ibe Lion Inn, Shrewsbury, oil Saturday, tbe 27th ol April Instant, at twoo'Clock ill the Afternoon (- for three lo a Minute J : FIVE SHARES IN the SHROP- SHIRE CANAL NAVIGATION. For further Particulars, apply to Messrs. DUKES and SALT. Attnrnies, Shrewsbury. TO BE SOLD, ABRACE of well- bred POINTERS, and a SETTER.— Enquire at Mr. WILLIAM- SON'S, Saddler, Shrewsbury. featejs bp auction. THIS DAY. HUGLITH. LIFE STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, Sfc. BY VV^ SMITII, On the Premises at HUGLITH, in the Parish of Chnrch Pulverbatch, iu the County of Salop, on Wednesday, the24th Dayof April, 1822; 4LL tiie LIVE STOCK, IMPLE- MENTS, Dairy Utensils, & e. belonging to Mr. CHALLENOR, who is leaving- his Farm ; comprising seven useful Cows and Heifers with Calves, two young1 Barrens, seven two- year olds, seven Yearlings and two- year old Bull ; five good draught Horses and Mares, promising two- year old Filly by Sorcerer; twenty- three Ewes lambed and in- lamb, and four Rams: Road Waggon, new Ditto, Broad- wheel Tumbril, Market Cart, Double Plough, two Hand Ditto, Scotch Plough, four Pair of Harrows, Win- nowing Machine, six Sets of Horse Gears, two Cranks and Chains, Scales & Weights, long Ladder, Waggon [{ ope, Paling Iron, two Drag Rakes, Fod- i dering Cribs, Corn Coffer, Stone Pigtrough, three ! capital Stone Cheese Presses, upright Churn, large i Cheese Tub, Casks, Tubs, large Table, and other E fleets. I fc^ The Sale to commence precisely at Half- past Ten o'Clock. Live Stock, Implements, Dairy and Brewimj Utensils. BY W. SMITH, On the Premises at ONSLOW, near Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop, ou Monday, the 29th Day of April, 1822; ALL the LIVE STOCK, IMPLE- MENTS, Dairy and Brewing Utensils, and other Effects, belonging to Mr. JOHN DOVEV ( who is quitting his Farm) : comprising 6 Cows calved and iu calf, 2 calving Heifers, 4 two- year old Bul- locks and Heifers, 8 Yearlings, and yearling Bull; 4 Draught Geldings and Mares ( one of them in- foal), 2 three- year old Colts, 2 two- year old Ditto, 4 good yearling Colts and a Ponv; 2 Gilts in- pig; 4 Hives of Bees ; capital new 3- inch Wheel light built Road Waggon, broad wheel Cart and Ripples, narrow- wheel Ditlo, Wheel Plough, Pair of Harrows, Winnowing Machine, fi Sets of Horse Gears, Waggon Rope, Drag and Hay Rakes, Pikels, 4 Ladders, 4 Foddering Cribs, 12 Cow Chains, Corn Chest, Grind- stone, 4 Stone Pigtrouolis, and sundry other small Implements ; 2 Stone Cheese Presses, Iron Furnace and Boiler, Kitchen Range, Pit Grate, Oven, and Parloui Grates. Barrel Churn, Cheese Va's, Butter Tubs, Tin Milk Pans, Cheese Tub, Ca- ks, Tun Pail, Mashing Tub, Bedsteads, and a general Assortment of Furniture.— Sale at Half past Ten o'Clock. WALES. BIRTH. On the 14th inst. the Lady of W. A. Madocks, Esq. M. P. of Tregunter Park, Breeonshire, and of Tau- yr- Allt, Carnarvonshire, ofa daughter. MARRIED. On the 16th inst Mr. Edward Savage, of Bryn- derwin Cottage, . Montgomeryshire, to Mrs. Ann Bradbury, widow of tbe late Robert Bradbury, Esq. of Holies. street, Cavendish- square, London. Same day, Mr. Tannat, of Rhdsnant, to Miss Asterley, of Pentreheylin, near Llauvniyneeh, On Wednesday last, by the Rev. E. Williams, Mr. W. Lloyd, to Mrs. Nicholas, both of Chester- street, Wrexham. On the 12th inst. at Flint, by tbe Rev. C. Davies, Mr. Hugh Vaughan Davies, of Flint, to tilinor, daughter of Mr. P. Kenriek, of Bryn- y- cwii, near Flint.— And at the same time and place, Mr. William Sheldon, late of Mostyn, to Dorothy, daughter of Mr. P Kenrick. Mr. Griffith, bootmaker, of Chester, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mrs. E. Lloyd, of Ruabon. DIED. On the Tith inst. at Llandrinio, aged 80, Mrs. Mary Higley. On Friday, at Swansea, aged 50, highly esteemed and respected, Mr. Thomas Jenkins, printer of the Cambrian newspaper. FLINT COUNTY MEETING,— On Wednesday, a meeting was held in Mold, called by the High Sheriff, Thomas Harrison, Esq. in consequence of a requisition signed by several highly respectable gentlemen of the couuty. About three quarters past twelve, the doors of the Town Hall were thrown open, and the Hall was immediately filled. Aiming i the gentlemen present were Thomas Harrison, Esq. ! the High Sheriff of the County, Sir E P. Lloyd, Bart J. Wynne Eyton, Esq F. R, Price, Esq. ( Bryn y Pys), Cynrick Lloyd, Esq. T. Mostyn Edwards, Esq. Col T. Lloyd'Fletcher, Major " Fletcher, S. j Boydell, Esq. ( Manor), Dr. Wynne, Henry Thomas, j Esq. Rev. Charles Butler Clough, T. Trevor Mather, ! Esq. James Knight, Esq. Trevor Owen Jones, Esq. I Rev. T. Hugh Clough, H. I. Righy, Esq R. Butler 1 Clough, Esq. James Kenrick, Esq. Win. Hancock, Esq. J. Parry Tilsby, Esq. Edward Jone* Hughes, > Esq. ( Plas OnnJ, Captain R. Brown, Rev. J. Conway j Potter, Thomas Wynne Eyton, Esq. Peter Parrv, ' Coroner, Rev. Mr. Jones ( Hawarden), & c. Sir E. j P. Lloyd moved that the High Sheriff do take the j Chair, which being done, a letter was read from the ' Very Rev. the Dean of St. Asaph, who, we regret to say, was prevented by illness from attending per- j sonally, expressive of his approbation ofthe meeting, { and of the terms of the Requisition, and stating his J ' sentiments generally upon the occasion for which the ! meeting was called. F R. Price, Esq. in an able j speech, moved the petition, and was seconded by T, j Mostyn Edwards, Esq. Sir E. P. Lloyd followed in J an eloquent and energetic speech, and moved that j the petition which had been read be adopted as the trembling step ascended the ladder; his groans, CA RMART H EN A ss 12 es .- Commenced on Mon- day se'n night, before Chief Justice Hey wood and Mr. Justice Balg- ny.— John Davies, indicted for the wilful murder of William Thomas, in the borough of Car- marthen, in January last, ( as mentioned at the time,) was acquitted, , pn the ground of tbe medical men being unable to swear that the blow given by the prisoner produced death. fames Morgan^ a blind harper ! tried for the w ilful murder of JacobWilliams, at Llangaddock, was found guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment.— Michael (: yConnor and John Phillips, for breaking into the shop of T. E. Parry, of Carmarthen, and stealing a quantity of goods ; and John Jones, for stealing eight sheep from the park at Middleton- Hall, the property of SirWilliatn Paxton, were found guilty, and received, sentence of death. The two former were strongly recommended to mercy by the prosecutor ; and the Jtnjjjesaid it should be attended to.— David Daniel, / or stealing tallow from his master, at Car- marthen; Thomas Qain and Daniel i> « tu'e5, ior re- ceiving the same, knowing'it to be stolen ; nndj& avid Rees, for stealing wearing apparel at Glaubrydan, were ordered to be imprisoned six months, and kept to hard labour.— Elizabeth Richards, for stealing linen, the property of Lord Dynevor, one month's imprisonment.— On the civil side, eight causes were tried, three of which hy special juries, but none pos- sessing public interest except that of Evans v Griffiths, for defamation, iu iinphting to the plaintiff the commission ofa horrible offence. Verdict for the plaintiff, damages £ 50. On* Monday, the Sth instant, T. Price and J. Evans were executed in front of the gaol at Car- digan, for the murder of T. Evans The circum stances attending this murder are truly horrible, they having first beaten with bludgeons and then hamstringed the unfortunate man, who was at the time begging for mercy ; not satisfied with this, John Evans, who wore sharp pointed shoes, plated with iron, kicked him in the forehead, by which he fractured the skull, and, With the assistance of Price, threw him over a bridge. They made full confession, in which they state, their reasons for so doing sirose from nn old quarrel, and an apprehension lest he should expose some of their tricks. Price declared he had no intention to murder him in the. first in- stance, attributed it to the heat of passion at the moment: and that it never would have happened: had it not been for his father- in- law, Evan Evans, who was the promoter of the whole. The gallows being very narrow, it was deemed impracticable to execute them both at. the same time. Price was in consequence brought out first; lie appeared per- fectly resigned to his fate, ascended the ladder with seeming alacrity, and was anxious to put a period to his suffering, scarcely allowing the executioner time to fasten the rope before he stepped from the ladder, thus launching himself into eternity ; after hanging the usual time he was cut down, and carried back into the gaol. After some minutes had elapsed, Evans was brought forward ; he was less firm than Price, and appeared in an agony of despair, and with BY MESSRS. TUDOR AND LAWRENCE, At the Raven and Bell Inn, Shrewsbury, on Satur- day, the 27lh Day of April Instant, between five anil six o'Clock in the Afternoon ; ALL those TWO MESSUAGES or Dwelling Houses, with the Yards, Buildings, Hereditaments," and Appurtenances thereto belong jn< r, situate in ibe Central Part of HIGH STREET, in Ihe Town of SH ll EWSBURY, in the Occupation of Mr. Hanlej and Mr. Pyke, as Tenants at Will. The Front of the Premises is about 32 Feet, and tlte Depth 100 Feet or thereabouts. For further Particulars apply to Messrs. DUKES aud SALT. 2f/ April, 1822. EXTENSIVE SALE ( Without the leasl Reserve) Of very superior and valuable Live Stock, Hay, Grain in Stacks, Growing Wheal and. Clover, Implements in Husbandry, Household Furniture, Home- made Linen, and Effects, THE PROPERTY OF Mil. WILLIAM SLACK, OF GREAT BOLAS, Near Newport, in the County ofSalop, WHICH WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MESSRS. TUDOR AND LAWRENCE, On Ibe Premises, on Tuesday, the30tb nf April, and Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, tbe 1st, 2( 1, and 3d Day's uf May, 1822. R^ UIE STOCK consists of 24 capital 3. Cows with Calves and to calve, 1 Fat Cow, 1 Barren, 9 three- year old Calving Heifers, 10 two- vear old Dilto, 8 yearling Heifers, 5 yearling Bul- locks, 1 well- bred" Bull ; 52 New Leicester Ewes and Lambs, 99 Fat Wethers, and 4 high- bred Rains; 11 young and able Waggon Horses aud Mares with their Gearing ( mostly Brown, with full Tails), 1 well- known good Hack Mare; a Donkey and Child's Waggon with Harness; 3 Sows wilh l( i Pi„ s, 2 Ditt0~ iil pig, 15 large and small Store Pigs; 5 Stacks of Wheat, 1 Rick of Barley, and Part of iwo otber Ditto, and about 20 Tons of excellent Hay. The IMPLEMENTS consist of 4 narrow wheeled Waggons with Ripples, - 1 broad- wheeled Tumbrels, 2 double and 3 single Ploughs, 0 Pair of Harrows, 2 Pairof Twills, 2 Knllers, Winnowing Machine, and till' usual small Articles; also 4 Stone Cisterns aud Pigtroughs, with Stone Cheese Presses, Iron Boilers, The HOUSEHOLD FCRNITCRE comprisds 4 Fourpost and Tent Bedsteads with Dimity, Cotton, and other Huntings, with suitable Bedding and Chamber Fur- niture ;" a Set nf Mahogany Pillar Dining Tables with circular Ends, nnd oilier Parlour Furniture, with the usual Assortment of Kitchen Requisites, Casks, and Brewing Vessels, Dairy Utensils, & c. j also a Quantity of excellent Cheese and Bacou. ARUANOSMEVT OF SALE. The First Day's Sale will consist of all the Live Slock. ,, . Second Day— Implements, Hay, Grain, and Grow- ing Crops. Third and Fourth— Household Furniture, Linen, Cheese, Bacon, & c. kc. ff- j> Each Day's Sale will commence precisely at 31 o'Clock. STREET MANURE, BY MESSRS. TUDOR & LAWRENCE, On Saturday, the 4lh of May, 1822, in Lots, Beginning at Frankwell Quay— Bag ley Bridge— Coleham Yard. I^ OR Particulars apply at the Street ^ Act Office, between the Hours of Eleven o'Clock in tbe l'urenoon and Three o'Cloek in the Afternoon. w , EE( Clerk to the Trustees. Sixty- four Head of excellent Cattle, a good Waggon Team, BY G7" SMOUT, Oil the Premises, at MATflRAFAL, near Myfod, in the County of Montgomery, on Tuesday, the 30th Day of April ( being Myfod Fair Day), and Thursday, Ihe 2d Day of May, 1822; ALL the choice LIVE STOCK, IM- PLEMENTS of Husbandry, Brewing and Dairy Vessels, and Furniture, the Property of the lale Mrs JANE MORKTON, deceased ; consisting of I 28 prime Cows and Heifers, calved and in calf, ex. cedent Smoky- face Bull, 7 three- years old Bullocks, i IB two vein- sold Cattle, 12 Yearling Caltle ; ti useful Waggon Horses and Mares, Gearing complete for 9 Horses, I tivo- years old Colt of the Waggon Kind, 3 ; Yearling Colls of the Waggon Kind, Hack Mare 5 Years old, 1 Pony 5 Years old ; 30 Southdown Ewes , with Lambs, 17 Yearling Sheep, 18 Fat Wethers; I 24 strong Store Pigs, Sow and 10 Pigs ; 3 capital Petition of the Meeting. This motion was seconded and carried unanimously. Dr. Wynne moved the thanks of the Meeting to the High Sheriff, and Sir E. P. Lloyd moved thanks to Mr. Price for the manly manner in which he had brought forward the peti- tion. The petition received numerous signatures in the Hall, and was to be submitted for signature in different parts of the county, and presented ou Monday, by the Members for the County and the Borough of Flint Sir E P. Lloyd said, he should do his utmost to forward the prayer of it.— The Petition sets forth, " That your petitioners are suf- fering under the most unparalleled agricultural distress, and they must express their deep regret nnd disappointment at the total inadequacy of the measures proposed by bis Majesty's Ministers for their relief, inasmuch as the prices, from whatever cause it m, iv be, have fallen below the rate at which produce will yield a return to the grower, while he remains liable to those charges which were imposed when the value of . money was one third higher tllati at the present time. Your petitioners do also conceive, that a far greater reduction t hitherto proposed by Ministers might be accom- plished, by enforcing tbe most rigid economy in every department of the State— Your petitioners further express their hopes that your Honourable Honse will not permit the present session of Parlia- ment to pn^ s over without giving further and more effectual relief to the agricultural interests." until be was tuined off, were truly distressing. He was a fine young man, in his 18lli year, with a pre- possessing countenance. Price vvas a strong athletic uiati, about six feet high, and about 30 years of age. - — — - - • ..,-. . i Hugh Maxwell Goodwin, Esq of Mount Allyn, Road Waggons ( nearly new), 3 Tumbrels 1 W heel I h- j. „„ Thursday last, made a deduction W- J^ W^ tf ! ^ r^^ r^ ys^ Harrows, , _ . „ Fan, 4 Heel Rakes, 2 Wheelbarrows, large Scales and Weighif, Slnue Cistern, 3 Pig Troughs, Malt Mill, with Riddles, Sieves, Pikels, Rakes, and other small Implements of Husbandly ; also a Fishing Boat ( nearly new). Mr. R. H. Jones, of Ruthin, vice- president.— Another party of his Lordship's friends, consisting of about 40 respectable tradesmen of the town of Denbigh, also dined together on the same occasion. ,„, - „ r, „ « „.„ i : sat down to dinner; Capt D. Llovd ( in the absence The UTENSILS comprise 2 Stone Cheese Presses 1 , ' I • L . nIld Box Ditto, 5 Milk Cans, 17 Brass Milk Pans, Cheese ...-•-- > .. . Vats, Cheese Tub, Barrel Churn, Milk Mils, Shuler Boards, 3 Mash Tubs, 2 Coolers, Pails aud Buckets, 6 Barrels of different Sizes. TIIE FURNITURE consists of 9 Feather Beds, Bed- steads and Bedclothes, 2 Clocks, Dresser, Tallies, Chairs, Chests, Bureaus, Wash Stands, Pier Glass, with various other Articles too numerous lo parti- cularize. The AUCTIONEER assures the Public, that the above Stock, Sec. are well worth their Notice ; the Cows being young and prime Milkers; the young Slock very promising; the Horses are in good Condition, ami capital Workers; the Sheep are good ; the Im- plement, lire nearly new ; uud Ibe Utensils and Furniture in good Order. Tbe Sale will commence each Moraing precisely at 11 o'clock. The Live Stock nnd Implements of Husbandry will he sold on Tuesday ; and the Brewing and Dairy Vessels and Furniture on Thursday. HOLYHEAD ROAD. The Annual Report of the Commissioners for the Line of Road from Shrewsbury to Bangor Ferry has been printed by order uf the House of Commons. The Receipts on the Road from Feb. 1. 1821, to Feb. 1, 1822, amounted to £ 6303. 14s. 4| d.; the Expenditure to £' 5811. Is. 9d.; leaving a balance in the Treasurer's hands of £ 492. 12s. 71<\. This ba- lance being- applied towards paying the half- year's interest and salaries due Feb. 1st, amounting' to £ 627, w ill leave a deficiency this year of about £ 134. A letter front Mr. WYATT to the Commissioners states, that the amount of the new additional Tolls now levied on the Road from Shrewsbury to Bangor Ferry having been much exaggerated, he has that* a*' far" redaction' tban that bought it not au improper accompaniment to his annual account, to insert a Comparative Statement of the Old Tolls with those uow charged ; from which it appears that the whole advance between Shrewsbury and Bangor Ferry, does not amount to more than 12s. on posting with a pair of horses, and on Sundays only ( Is 2d.; and 8s. 7^ d. for a stage- coach. The necessity of levying such increased tolls is sufficiently apparent, from the statement of the income and expenditure of the Road. To shew also, that the travelling is very little affected by the increased tolls, Mr. Wyatt gives a Comparative Statement of the travelling ( through one of the gates, kept in hand by the Commissioners), in the corres- ponding half- years of 1819, 1820, and 1821; and alsr,. ir.- ijse- y- eajs e ad M » g . August I, 1820, and August 1, 1821 ; by which it appears that tbe travelling in gentlemen's carriages has progressively increased ; that in the post- chaises has diminished, with the exception of some improvement in the half year ending 1st August last; but this arises chiefly from the improved regulations in the stage- coaches, and the reduction of the fares, making it cheaper and more expeditious to travel by the coaches. There appears too a small falling off in the number of gigs, iu the half year ending Feb. lst, 1821; but this is more than amply made up by the great increase in the last half year. There has heen a considerable fluctuation in the number of saddle and cart horses, and a great falling off in the latter; but this may be accounted for in the depressed circumstances of the farmers. The Tolls paid to the Commissioners, by each of the Stage Coaches ( the Regeni and Prince of Wales,), from Feb. 1, 1821, to Feb. 1,1822, was £ 982. 16s. LORD KIRKWALL.— The friends of this re- spected young Noblemen, resident in the town and neighbourhood of Denbigh, having invited his Lord", ship to a public dinner, he met them at the Bull lun, Denbigh, on Friday last, wlice about 40 Gentlemen ~ TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At Ibe Buck's Head Inn, in Wem, on Thursday, the j Od Day of Mav, 1822, between the Hours of bye and seven in the Afternoon, either together or in Lots, and subject to such Conditions as shall then h? produced : rspiWO Messuages or DWELLING EL HOUSES, situate near ihe Market Place, in Hio- h Street, in WEM aforesaid, and also another MESSUAGE behind ihe two first mentioned, with the' Shops, Stable, Garden, and Appurtenances , hereunto belonging, now in the Occupation of Mr. Charles Prince aud Francis Owen. WHEREAS FRANCIS OWEN, of WEM, in the Comity . of Salop, Joiner and Cahi- net- Maker, did, by Indenture bearing Date the 6th Day of April Instant, convey and assign al his real and persnual Estate to JOHN GRIFFITH, of Wen, aforesaid, Mercer, and JOSEPH CLAY of ihe same Place, Veterinary Surgeon, iu Trust for the Benefit of bis Creditors: , ., T , . NOTICE is hereby given, that the said Indenture is deposited in the Office of Mr. J. WAI. PORD, Wem, " nd that the Creditors who do not execute the some within Three Months from ihe Date thereof, will be excluded ill, Benefit arising- . herefrom. ^^ Sixty- one Head of Prime Cattle, a capital Waggon Team, Geering, Hack Mares,' Draught and Saddle Colts, Pitjs, SfC. BY GTSMOUT, On the Premises at MAESMAWR HALL, in the Parish of l. landinain, near Newtown, in the County of Montgomery, on Wednesday, the lst of May, 1822: ALL the truly valnable Live STOCK belonging to Mr. J. HAMER, who quits the Farm: comprising twenty- one choice Cows ( calved and in- calf), one young barren Cow, one well- bred Bull, twelve three- year old Bullocks and spayed Heifers ( very fresh iu Condition), twelve two- year old Bullocks and Heifers, thirteen yearling Cattle, oue yearling Bull; five Waggon Horses aud Mares, with" llieir Geering complete, one three- year old Waggon Colt, one Hack Mare six Years old, one brood Hack ditto ( in- foal), one excellent four year old Colt, filifor tbe Harness, two two- year old Colts, of the Saddle Kind, one yearling Ditto, two Ponies ; two Sows in- pig, seven strong Store Pigs, seven smaller Ditlo, seven Dillo, and one Brawn. ( fjp The Auctioneer most respectfully informs his Friends and ihe Public, tlnit the Cattle Stock is most excellent; the Horses not to he excelled by any in the Neighbourhood ; and Ihe Whole will lie found deserving every Recommendation.— The Sale atTen o'Clock precisely. _ FREEHOLDS, SALOP. BY J. HURLTON, At the Wheat Sheaf Inn, in Bewdley, in the County of Worcester, on Thursday, the 9th Dayof May, 1822, at four o'Clock in the Afternoon, IN ONE LOT : , ^ AVERY compact FARM, called TIIE MOORHOUSE or DEBORALI. 8, situate on the Banks of the River Severn, with Meadow Land adjoining the River, and Arable, Pasture, and Coppice Land, all lying within a Ring Fence, and well stocked with thriving Oak Timber, together with the TITHES thereof, in the Occupation of Widow Walker, a yearly Tenant, and the Coppice Land in Hand, containing in the Whole 95 Acres and 24 Perches. Also Ten other Lots, consisting of tiie BELL INN, and of MESSUAGES, COTTAGES, and LANDS, situate iu the Parish of ALVELEY, containing 2, 5, 6, and 10 Acres, and other small Quantities in a Lot, lying well together, with the TITHES of the same, and being ve7y desirable as small Purchases. Printed Particulars of the Property will be left at the principal Inns in Bridgnorth, Kidderminster, and Bewdley : and Thomas Brooks, Parish Clerk, near Allum Bridge, will shew the different Lots. For further Particulars apply to Messrs, PARDOB and NICHOLAS, Solicitors, Bewdley. William Griffiths, who was executed at Shrews- bury, on the 6th inst. for house- breaking at Mr. Rodenhurst's, of Cotton, was buried at Hanmer, on the 9th inst. according to his desire, near his two children, w ho had died whilst he was in prison ; a great concourse of mournful spectators attended.— Griffiths was 30 years of age, born at Ash, near Whitchurch, but had lived in the parish ofllanmer with his family several years, was by trade a wheel- wright, a good workman, and had a good character until within these few years, w hen he was sent to prison for stealing a game cock : this seems to have been the beginning of his misfortunes. lie then appears to have contracted an acquaintance wiih several bad characters, which led him to his untimely end. Griffiths has left a mother, a wife, and four children to lament his loss.— It is not true, as has been stated, that Griffiths had been transported. MERIONETH ASSIZES.— Hugh Huqhev, born near Bala, was conviced of horse- stealing on the clearest testimony, and sentenced to suffer death, but hopes of mercy were extended to him.— He had previously suffered two years' imprisonment. John Roberts, who had been for many years a bailiff or sheriff's officer, vvas found guilty of extort ing from Elinor Williams, a poor widow, the sum of £ 2. 4s. uuder colour of a couuty court summons, the sum really due being only £ 1. 8s. He vvas sentenced to 6 months' imprisonment iu the common gaol of tlje county of Merioneth, and lo pay a fine of £ 10 to the King,* aud to be further imprisoned until it be paid. Execution of John Connor, at Ruthin.— John Connor was a native of the countv of Wexford, in Ireland, a Roman Catholic, aged 32 years.— On Monday morning, the 15th inst. the Under Sheriff of the County of Denbigh ( T. Broster, Esq.) went from the Lion Inn to the Gaol, attended by the Aldermen of Ruthin, several Gentleman of the Town, the Sheriff's Javelin Men, the Corporation of Ruthin's Javelin Men, the Bailiffs and Constables,* about 11 o'clock. The prisoner was then with two Catho'ic Priests ( Mr. Wright, of Holywell, and Mr. Hates). The. Under Sheriff w aited for him until a quarter past twelve, when he came out, attended by the two Priests, and ascended the scaffold with a firm step, when Mr. Bates addressed the spectators ( very numerous) by desire ofthe prisoner, acknowledging the coinmissionof theeriine, expressing his contrition, and warning them by his example, lie was a very fine man, about 6 feet 2 inches high, and certainly the most powerful man seen in the neighbourhood for some time ; he was very penitent, aud confident in his hopes of salvation. lie was turned off about twenty minutes before one, and died in about two minutes and a half. The night before, he was quite reconciled to his fate, and told Mr. Broster he was then prepared to die, and had beeu so since the day before. His parents and friends are living, but they know nothing of his fate, nor did he w ish them. He* stated most positively, that there was hut one man with him when he committed the robbery, yet he would uot mention his name, but said he had no doubt the prosecutors were mistaken from the alarm they felt. The prosecutors supposed there were four, hut knew the prisoner and his companion, who is a man called Will Sair ( William Thomas), from the fiarish of Gresford, and who has absconded, though le remained in that neighbourhood, and was fre- quently seen for several weeks after tbe robbery, and is a notorious bad character : strange as, it may seem, no one apprehended him. His wife is now in gaol, under a sentence of imprisonment for uttering base coin. At the Great Sessions for Glamorganshire, Chas. Edwards, labourer, for stealing ten sheep at Llanga- felach, received sentence of death ; the Judge, how- ever, held out hopes of mercy to the unfortunate man. Three prisoners were sentenced to imprisonment; William Thomas, charged with manslaughter, was acquitted ; and John David, farmer, of Pautscaweu, charged with stabbing and maiming his wife, was proved to be iusane at tbe time be committed the acl, A Report from Mr. Paovis to the Commissioners details the proceedings in regard to the repair and maintenance of the road ; from which it appears that the principal improvements made during the last year have taken place at Bangor; the Valley of the River Ogwen; liettws y- Coed ; from Pentre Voelas to Ccruioge Mawr ; near Cerrig- y- druidion, at Hen- dre- y- ddwyfaen ; between Corweu Bridge and Cor- wen ; from Owen Glandwr's Hill to Rhysgog Hill ( 3, miles of new road); at Llangollen; and at Monk Eye Prill, near Shrewsbury. [ The conclusion of Mr. PRO vis's Report, as containing ( in addition to its local information) the opinion ofa scientific mati on the construction of carriage wheels, and their effect upon Turnpike Roads, may be generally interesting-. We there- fore insert it at length ] u Having uow stated what has been done during the last year, towards the progressive improvement and maintenance of the Road, I shall proceed to lay before you some observations upon those Restrictions on weights and wheels, which Imve come into opera- tion since mv last Report. 44 Your clerk having received sundry communica- tions respecting the effects of those restrictions, which he has since put into my hands, I shall briefly State the purport of each, and endeavour to replv to them satisfactorily. The originals wiil be laid before you by your clerk. 441. The first of these papers is a letter from Mr. Exuperius Pickering to Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Bart, dated 26th May, 1821. It states, that a new toll- gate and weighing machine having been fixed between Corweu and Llangollen, had k diverted all 4 ilie coal carriage from Buahoti parish to the col- 4 lieries in the neighbourhood of Wrexham ;' and requests that a gate and machine may be erected at the turn above ilftg, 4 which would place the whole j 4 on an equal footing, aud produce directly that | 4 general alteration in she construction of wheels, so 4 extremely desirable to the maintenance of good 4 roads,' ike. 44 2. The second is a letter from Mr. Exuperius Pickering to your clerk, and is dated June 9, 1821. This letter, after stating the restrictions that have been acted upon, and advocating their adoption, states, that notw ithstanding they were operating in a ruinous manner upon the collieries near Ruabon, 4 from their not having become general on the lloly- 4 head Road; the consequence of which is, that 4 nearly all the coal carriage which usually passed 4 through Llangollen, is now diverted to the Wrex- 4 ham side of the country, as by turning down the 4 Road to that town, through Bryneglwys, from the 4 west side of Corweu, near Rug, the persons are 4 enabled to avoid the restrictions in question.' Mr. Pickering then advises the erection ofa tollgate and machine at the place where the Wrexham Road quits the Holyhead Boad near Rug. 44 3. The next is a petition from the proprietors and lessees of coal mines in ihe parish of Ruabon, dated June 9, 1821, with 13 signatures. It requests the Commissioners to take their case into consideration; and states the loss thev are iiislaining by the restric- tions being put in force between Corwen and Llan- gollen, 1 previous to tbe § reetion of the intended new 4 tollgate and liar, west of Cor wen ( at the turn down 4 towards Wrexham, near Hug)' and which has nearly diverted the whole of the coal Carriage that way. The petitioners express their conviction 4 of 1 the utility, aud indeed of the absolute necessity of 4 the restrictions in question ( if good Roads are to 4 be maintained); but request that sucb gates and e check bars may be erected, as may render tSie 4 operation of the restrictions in question sufficiently general, that the collieries of Wrexham and Ruabon 4 may as heretofore be placed on an equal footing.' They then pray that a tollgate, & c. may be put up as above- mentioned near Rug. 44 4. The fourth is a letter from Mr. Exuperius Pickering to your clerk, dated 16th June, 1821, in which he acknowledges the receipt of a previous letter from your clerk ; and regrets that the place he had pointed out was rendered impracticable, by the clause in our Act of Parliament referred to iu your clerk's letter to him. Mr. Pickering then suggests, as the only alternative, 4 the immediate erection of a 4 tollgate and weighing machine on the luest side of 4 the Druid Inn, between it and the spot w here the 4 Bala Road turns off.' Mr. Pickering further thinks, that though the Commissioners may have no power to erect a tollgate to collect tolls between Corwen and the Druid Inn, yet that they have full power to fix a check bar and weighing machine at the Road near Rug, to enforce the new regulations; and thinks it incumbent on them to do so. 44 5. The fifth and last paper is a petition from the yeomen and farmers resident in the hundred of Penllyu and Eidernion in Merionethshire; without date. 4k The petitioners state themselves oppressed, 1st and 2dly, by not being allowed to carry more weight upon 6- inch wheels than 30 cwt.; 3- iuch wheels being allowed to carry the same weight, whilst broad wheels do less injury than narrow ones; 3dly, because the penalty for overweight is 5s. a horse for all breadths, without distinction ; 4thly, that it would be less oppressive if the. tolls upon 3- inch wheels were advanced in proportion to the overweight, than to pay the present fine ; 5thly, be- cause one horse drawing a cart is liable to the fine, the same as if drawn by two, three, or more horses ; 6thly, they consider that wheels under 3 inches should be subject to advance of toll only, because many small farmers arc unable to procure the wheels required. The petitioners then proceed to a picture of agricultural distress, and conclude by praying, that they may be allowed to carry more weight upon broad wheels. From the foregoing papers, it appears that Mr. Pickering and the coal proprietors near Ruabon are all decidedly of opinion, that the restrictions which have been adopted respecting weights, and the construction of wheels, are not only highly bene- ficial, but absolutely uecessary for the maintenance of a good Road. The only complaint from these gentlemen is, that the penalties are not sufficiently general, but operate in favour of the Wrexham col- lieries, and consequently to the prejudice of those near Ruabon. In Nos. 1,2, and 3, Mr. Pickering and the Ruabon coal masters request that a gate and weighing ma- chine may he put up near Rug, about half way be- tween the Druid Inn & Corwen, where the Wrexham Road quits the Holyhead Road, as by that means the same penalties might lie levied upou coal carts coming from Wrexham, as are now levied upon those from Ruabon. In our Act of Parliament ( 59th Geo. 111. c. 30, sec, 37), there is a clause that the Commissioners shall not erect hiiy gafe or gates for the collection of tolls, between the town of Corwen and the Druid Inn. This clause, therefore, accord- ing to my construction, precludes the possibility of our erecting a gate or levying penalties at the place recommended by Mr. Pickering and the coal- masters. In No. 4, however, Mr. Pickering differs from this opinion, and thinks that though we have no power to collect tolls there, yet that we have power to erect a side gate and weighing machine and put the re. strictious in force. Now as the ouly means we have of putting these restrictions in force, is compelling the payment of a higher toll than usual* under the name of a penalty, I cannot think we possess the power of levying this higher toll, when it is admitted we have none whatever to demand the lesser. 44 If this point be established, Mr. Pickering's next proposition ( see No. 4) is to erect a gate and machine immediately on the west side of the Druid Inn, so as to catch all carts passing up the Bala Road, and also those going towards Cernioge along the Holyhead Road. The strict letter of the Act states, that no gate shall be erected between Corwen and the Druid Inn; now Corwen being east of the Druid Inn, tnere appears at first sight no law against the erection ofa gate at the west side of the Inn. But the Bala Road bends close round the end of the Inn, and quits the Holyhead Road ; and the intention ofthe clause recited, was to allow carts, & c. to pass from Corwen towards Bala, without paying any toll upon the Holyhead Road. It depends therefore upon the construction of this clause, whether we have the power to erect a gate ut the west end of the Inn. The precise letter of the clause does not appear to prevent us, but certainly its spirit and intention are decidedly against the erection. " A weighing machine might he put down- at the present tollgate, west of the Druid Inn, which would catch all the carts going along the Holyhead Road towards Cernioge, whether they came from Wrexham or elsewhere; but the trifling number which pass into that mountainous district, would never pay the Commissioners for the expense, and I think would be of very little service to the Ruabon collieries. ' 4 The assertions in No. 1, that the restrictions had 4 diverted all the coal carriage from Ruabon parish 4 to the collieries in the neighbourhood of Wrexham ;' and in Nos. 2 and 3, that it had diverted nearly all, are disproved by the fact of 245 carts and 52 wag- gons loaded with coals from Ruabon, See. having passed through the tollgate betwixt Corwen and Llang- ollen, in the short time of four weeks ending the 17th of November last ; and this is the gate referred to as the one where onr regulations are so strictly enforced. Nor is it the case, as stated in No. 2, that those restrictions are not general upou the Holyhead Road; as their operations extend over the whole ofthe Road west of Llangollen. 44 The 4 intended new tollgate and bar west of 4 Corwen,' mentioned in No. 3, is a mistake, as the Commissioners, I believe, never had an intention of putting one up there. 44 The petitioners, in the paper numbered com- plain that they are oppressed by the new regulations, and state the grounds upon which they rest their complaint. Having myself attended at the drawing up of the clause respecting narrow wheels and over- weight, I can state that the principle upon which that clause vvas founded, vvas to prevent, as much as possible, the injury which the Road would otherwise sustain from the heavy loads that would pass along it, aud the improper construction ofthe wheels then generally in us » . The common breadth of a cart wheel being then seldom more than 2^ inches vvas ill calculated for the heavy weights it had to carry, and the tire being generally fastened on with nails, the heads of which stood near an inch above its surface ; it was often the Case that more than a ton weight was resting on the head ofa nail only au incb square. In about every 6 inches one of these nail heads was buried in tbe Road's surface, and the stones beneath it completely crushed. The materials on each side of these punch- holes were always dis- placed ; and half a dozen carls following each other, never failed to cut the Road into ruts. The old principle of endeavouring to make bad Roads into good ones, by adopting very broad wheels and regulating the number of horses, was considered wholly erroneous. For, to have a good Road, it must iu the first place he properly constructed with well prepared and durable materials; and in the second place, kept in order, by preventing the injury that follows from excessive weights and ill con- structed wheels. In framing- the clause alluded to, it vvas considered that 4 inches was a proper breadth for a cart wheel, aud 15 cwt. as much as ought to rest upon it. 44 If a less breadth were allowed, the weight to be carried should be reduced in a greater ratio than the diminution of the breadth; for 15cwt. resting upon a breadth of 4 inches, does less injury than cwt. resting upon a breadth of 2 inches. The reason is, lhat a Road being composed. of a number of separate stones, a narrow wheel often works its way between them, and forms a rut by pressing them out of their places; whilst a broader wheel, by embracing a larger surface, would rest upon the stones and sub- ject them to no disturbance whatever. 44 If wheels of a greater breadth than 4 inches could he so constructed that the whole of that breadth should rest equally upon the Road, and so as simply to roll along Without any dragging, then the wider the wheels were the better. But this I consider next tiling to an impossibility ; and experience fully proves, that broad wheels upon the common con- struction, aie not much better than those of 4 or 5 inches; for a 9- inch wheel, instead of being bound with one plain ring of iron, has in general three iron rings or tires iu breadth, the middle one project- ing about half an inch above the other two, and so leaving the whole weight upon its breadth of 3 inches which ought" to rest upon 9. Wheu this middle tire is worn down to the~- level of the side ones, then another evil arises, which is, that the diameter of that side of the wheel which is nearest the cart or waggon, being greater than that of the other side, the wheel, instead of simply rolling on the surface, partakes partly of a rolling and partly of a dragging motion. For supposing the circum- ference of otic side of the nhecl to be a foot more than the oilier ( and as it is evident thaf each side must pass over the same space in any given time),* the consequence will be, that for every revolution which the wheel makes, the smallest'side must be dragged 12 inches. This objection applies also to' 6- inch wheels, though in a less degree; and even a 4- inch wheel, is not free from' it, though it is so trifling as scarcely fo produce any practical effect. If the- cotnmon 6- inch wheels are examined, it will be found, that upon a hard surface there is very seldom a greater breadth than 4 inches resting; at any one time upon the Road.; the remaining breadth,? therefore, is almost useless ; and I am satisfied, that additional bre'adth of wheels upon the common con- struction, cannot be an equivalent for the injury; done by greatly increased weights resting upon them. 44 As ( he penalties were intended to act as a prohi- bition of improper weights and wheels, it'would he useless to make distinction between the broad and- narrow; and what has already ' beeir stated, has, I think", shown that there is not So much difference in the injury done by a 6- ioch and a 4- iuch wheel, as the petitioners seem to suppose. 44 It is stated in the petition, that a one- horse cart is liable to the fine the same as if it were diawn by two, three, or more horses; this is not the case, a?; the fine is regulated by tiie number of horsf's ; sir" that if drawn by one horse, it is 5s. ; if by two horses, 10s. * and if by 3 horses, 15s. 44 Were wheels under 3 inches to Ire allowed to pass along the Road, by merely payiifg a light additional toll, it would not produce the effect in tended by the new regulations; and I can see no way of allowing them' to travel, but by reducing the Weight they have to carry. For instance, a pairof 2|. indh wheels' to carry only about 1 ton, and 2- inch' wheels 12 cwt. This might be au accommodation to a few fish and market carta. 41 It should be remembered* that before the new regulations were put iu execution, they were adver- tised in the provincial papers, printed circulars posted up and distributed, and every means taken to make them as public as possible, for two years before they came into operation ; and even" then, instead of levying the penalties upon all wheels under 4 inches, the Commissioners, with a view to press as lightly as possible upon the farmers, consistently with the principle upon which they were acting', allowed all wheels of 3 inches to pass, without inflicting the penalty." CHESTER ASSIZES.— Cottimjham v. Sir T. S. M. Stanley, Bart.— The parties are proprietors of contiguous coal- pits at Little Neston, and the present action was brought by the plaintiff to recover damages, in consequence of the defendant having- stopped up a road which passed through both their mines, so that plaintiff was unable to work a con- siderable part of his- mine.—- The Jury ( which was special), returned a verdict for plaintiff, damaoes £ 2000. Sir T. S. M. Stanley, Bart. v. Wharton— This was an action brought by the plaintiff, against the. defendant ( a farmer), for assisting in removing and concealing three cows, from a farm occupied by John Delainere ( defendant's father in- law),, a tenant of plaintiff, with a view of preventing them beiun- sold under a distress for rent.— Verdict for plaintiff damages £ 48, being double the value of the cows [ which verdict is authorised by a special statute passed for the protection of landlords in such cases. J At the above Assizes, sentence of DEATH was passed on 29 prisoners ; of w hom William Tongue aged 46, a carder, from Manchester, for abusing " Ann Cope, of Stockport, a girl Under ten years of age; George Groom, aged 32,- for assaulting, beating, and robbing, John Kennerley, on the highway, in the parish of Astbury, under very agg- ravated circum- stances; and James Lowndes, aged 25, for stealing in the dwelling house of James Webb, of Marthall two £ 5 notes, 21 sovereigns, and other money, are left for execution. Kettle, who ( at these Assizes) was sentenced to seven years'transportation, for picking pockets, is a" character well known in the Potteries as a svvago- er- ing blade, and f imiliarlv amongst the prime swells entitled " Ralller." A brother of thesame, of the name of Samuel Kettle, who had recently emerged from two years' imprisonment, in Laucaster strong- hold, for megging, was found guilty last week of a case of Forgery, in the same county, and received sentence of death ; and after his dying speech had been sold in the principal towns, it was discovered that he had beeu reprieved, and ordered to be trans- ported for life. The Kettles originate from ihe neighbourhood of Wolverhampton, in the vicinity of which place their mother keeps a small public house. They for some time kept the Marquis of Gran by public house, at Penkhull; and afterwards com- menced business in the Timber line at Liverpool, in the firm of Kettle and Co. but this soon went tu Pot . " Battler" then drew oo the UsMik of his wits for a living', and became a Leg of some note on the Turf; aud obeying his 41 ruling passion," levied contributions on the road, and was a successful PaiQ for several years, rising gradually into fame as a reputable Pick- pocket, in tbe first line of business; and travelled, the better to cover his purpose, with saddle- bags, asa Rider for a very respectable house! Attempt of Artificers to leave England.— Indictments were preferred at Chester Assizes against Thomas Evans, William Robinson, John Wriddowson, James Shaw, Henry Hill, John Swin- dells, and William Cocking, for attempting to leave this country and work iu a foreign land.— Miv Williams was employed by them as counsel, and Mr. Brown, of London, as their solicitor; and at the suggestion of the Attorney- General, and by the advice of Mr. Williams, they were induced to plead Guilty to the charge; and were in consequence bound over in sureties of £ 20 each, and to find each two sureties in £ 20, not to leave England for three years. At Stafford Sessions, James Slack, Sarcth Slacks Jame? Slack Mould, and Thomas Slack, were indicted and convicted of a conspiracy in hiring one John Mountjoy, an Irishman, to murder Joseph Slack, au old man, aud brother to the prisoner, James Slack. The disagreement between the parties arose out of some property belonging to the prisoners which had been mortgaged to the prosecutor, and now become his property. The only evidence against them was that of Mountjoy, wbo had been hired to effect their wicked purpose for £ 5. To James Slack Mould and Thomas Slack, two years' imprisonment vvas adjudged ; to James Slack, the brother, one year; and to Sarah Slack, six months. At the Stafford Sessions, last week, the Chairman stated that the County Rate had been reduced one- fifth during the past year ; and that, by rigid econo- my, the mortgage debt, aud all expenses in erecting and furnishing the Lunatic Asylum, would be liquidated in the course of the present year. EXECUTKTN AT WARWICK— On Friday last, William J idd, convicted at the Assizes of uttering forged £ 5 Bank of England notes, underwent the awful sentence ofthe law iri front of the county gaol, and in the presence of a more numerous assemblage of spectators than has ever been witnessed on a similar occasion. He was in his 39th year, and has left a widow and five children.— 11 is understood that he had long been suspected of uttering forged notes. Warnings, ail- monitions, and threats, which he very often received, were, however, insufficient to arrest him in the course he was pursuing-; impelled by that infatuation which seems to have characterized most of his ac- tions, and reckless of the consequences, he continued his mad and dangerous career until the strong arm ofthe law interposed; aud iu three weeks after his apprehension and commitment, he has paid, with his life, the dreadful penalty of his crimes. Union Hall — Hannah Tomkins was brought before R. G. Chambers, Esq. charged with having robbed another woman of her clothes.—- The pri- soner had been liberated from Brixton prison only on Friday se'nnight, after a confinement there of1 three months.—' The Magistrate asked tbe prisoner whether she had not got enough of tbe treading- mill at Brixton? The prisoner begged for mercy's sake not to be sent to the tread ing- mil I. She would prefer transportation. ' Fbe charge being proved, she was sent back to prison.— It is a remarkable fact, that since the fjinmis treading- mill has been erected at Brixton, ti e business of this office has greatly decii led. The thieves have gone to other placcs. The mill is so constructed th; t when a man ventures to be. idle in it, he receives a knock on the head from a piece of wood, wljich is so con- trived as to remind them of what they are to do. There were fiftv- one marriages at the Collegiate Church, Manchester, on Easter Monday and Tuesday; and two hundred and seventeen chrisl- cninys- 101 bjys, 116 girls. TO .4 LADY wtld SAID SHE WAS UNHAPPY. FOR THE SALOPIAN J6UHNAL. A spirit, Lady, pure ns thine, Must ne'er like sinful souls he sad : Delight was meant for things divine. And woe should only Wound the had. Ah ! who would dream that carp had prest Her seal upon so sweet a brow ? Who would not weep to see distrest So bright, so pure a saint as thou ? The path is not a path of sweets, That leads us onward to the tomb; full many a briar the traveller meets, Where only roses seem'd to bloom. Vet Hope will whisper, mortal sorrow Is but the darknes? of a day ; What joys, vsbat grieves us now— to- utorrow Rolls with the tide of time away. To ihe Editor of the Salopian Journal. SIR, Having but very seldom access to the Salopian Journal [ my residence not being either on the line of the regular Post or ou the route of your news- men], it is hy mere accident that I have just read therein the recent Letter of " T A. KNIGHT," containing ( among other expressions of equal Courtesy) the following passage: 44 As I have taken up my pen to write to you, I wish to'say a few words respecting a Letter signed 4 Clericus,' which appeared in your Journal between three and four years ago. The Reverend Writer of that Letter had the effrontery to accuse me of a wish to rob the Clergy, by a sweeping clause, of their property, fur the benefit of the Land- Owneis. I treated the calumny with silent contempt, because I thought it impossible that any person could give ruedit to such a charge upon the authority of a Writer who dared not give his name." After the perusal of this passage, I have only to request ihat the Editor of the Salopian Journal will take the earliest opportunity of reprinting tbe two successive Letters of" CLERICUS," with tbat Writer's real signature annexed to cach. CLERICUS. April 12, 1622. ' T have recently spoken to some eminent land. u surveyors, and Ihey state ihat they are vot " expected to value tithes according to the sum 4k the owner can get by collecting then), but ih 44 proportion to the injury and inconvenience the 44 Former can he made to suffer, by being com. 4k pplled to set out every trijling article o f tithed 44 ' lite Farmer complains of this as dishonest on 44 the part of the tithe- owners, and particularly " of the Clergy, whom he is always pointing out, 4k and asserting, on every occasion, to he men 44 without religion, honour, or honesty."— Extract from Mr T. A. Knight's lust Agricultural Report for Herefordshire. To the Editor of the Salopian Journal. Mn. EDITOR, May 5,1817. As you must needs derive, in all cases, a far greater satisfaction from publishing the language of vindication, than from circulating that of censure, it is not permitted me to question, hut that the following remarks on certain parts of Mr. T. A. Knight's last Agricultural Report for Herefordshire will readily find admission into a vacant column of your Paper. " The great obstacles to all agricultural improve- " ment aud prosperity" ( Mr. K. is therein pleased to assure us) " tire Tithes; aud as they are now en- 44 forced, it has become impossible for the Farmier to 41 cultivate properly under them." But if this peremptory decision of Mr. K. be deemed just, nnd we feel ourselves, in consequence, constrained to derive, exclusively, from the cause above assigned, the English Farmer's general de- pression for the last two or three years, to what shall we rationally ascribe his no less general, and no less extraordinary elevation during the ten immediately preceding? Will it at all accord with the wonted accuracy and clearness of this writer's views and statements on other subjects to observe upon the present, that the baneful influence of the tithe- system was ( by a strange combination of eveuts) unnaturally suspended daring the one period, only to operate with increased malignity during the other? Such a judgment may, doubtless, be very readily and dogmatically pronounced by the author of the preceding extract; but so likewise, with an equal regard lo truth and reason, may the very contrary opinion be maintained by me. Resigning, however, entirely to Mr. Knight that license of gratuitous assertion on the present subject, which ( happily alike for the interests of Horticulture aud for his own fame) he has not esteemed it prudent to assume on others, I shall content myself at this time with observing briefly in reply, that had the tithe- system of this country really merited the un- mitigated censure bestowed upou it by Mr. Knight, its injurious tendency must, of necessity, be every where most clearly indicated hy the superior culti- vation of those lands to which its fatal influence has not extended, and l. y the comparative prosperity aud t'omfort of their occupiers. But does experience in any measure verify our natural expectations in this respect? Have, for instance, 44 our agricultural improvements and pro- sperity," for the last century, advanced with rapid strides only on the other side of the Tweed ? And has their progress been recently arrested exclusively on this? Or ( to try the merits nf the present question by a still more easy and equally decisive test) is the situation of those English Farmers, whose happy destiny has placed them on estates which have long beeu perfectly secure from the noxious tread of the tithe- collector, in any material, or even in any sensi- ble degree, superior to that of their lithe- burtheucd neighbours? Are tlieir lands ( generally speaking) at all better cultivated, their crops at all more abund- ant, or their rents annually paid with any greater punctuality and readiness? Such a result, if the preceding assertion of Mr. Knight be really founded in truth, must naturally and necessarily he every where observable; just as naturally and as neces- sarily as we always see the lighter scale the upper- most. But yet, notwithstanding the perfect reasonableness of these presumptions, iu no one district of the king- dom ( as far at least as 1 have, for my own part, ever yet personally noted, or been credibly informed) are any such comparative advantages found generally attached to the occupation of untilhed lands. I speak here, let it be understood, of the renters of estates exclusively : and to this ( the incomparably larger) class of English Agriculturists, the tithe- system, so entirely reprobated by Mr. Knight, is, I am mentally assured, not only generally harmless, luit generally benejicial; the sum total paid at pre- sent annually by the English tenant to the owner of ihe soil and to the owner of the tithe conjointly, being ( I have ample reason for believing) much inferior to that which, were the tithe- system hence- forth universally crbolished, he would be eventually compelled to pay iu yearly rent alone. With this avowed impression on my mind, it is scarcely necessary for me to say, that the only part of the community which I consider us destined to be in any respect benefitted by the abolition of tithes, are the proprietors of the soil. And to this class of cur fellow- subjects ( greatly superior in permanent substantial wealth as it confessedly now is to every olher) I have already expressed it as my full per- , suasion, that there would? accrue eventually, from the general subversion of the tithe- system, an in- crease of yearly revenue much' exceeding the aggre- gate amount of what is, at present, annually paid to the whole collective body of clerical and other tithe- proprietors. Great, however, in a pecuniary point of view, as we must needs account the benefit which would ultimately result to the owners of estates, from such n sweeping transfer of property as is here ideally contemplated, it is, doubtless, utterly forbidden us for one moment to conceive, that the judgment above pronounced by Mr. Knight, on the subject of tithes, is, in any measure, influenced by considerations of sin interested nature. All suspicion of this kind is, in the present instance, confessedly precluded ; Mr. Knight having ( with a degree of mental candour and liberality but seldom witnessed) been pleased 1o stale, in the most explicit terms, what are the real grounds of his unqualified condemnation of tithe- owners in general, and. of the clergy in parti- cular. His language on this head is literally the following :— 41 1 have recently spoken to some emi- 44 nent land surveyors; uud they state, that they 44 are not expected to value tithes according to the 44 sum the owner can get by collecting them, but in 14 propoition to the injury and inconvenience the 44 Farmer can be made to suffer by being compelled 44 to set out every tiifliug article of tit- lie." " The " Farmer complains of this- as dishonest on the part 4* of the tithe- owners, and particularly of the Clergy, ^ whom he is always pointing out, and asserting, on 4* every occasion, to be men without religion, honour, 44 or honesty." Trusting, Mr. Editor, tbat, in the judgment of other minds, as well as in my own, the author ofthe preceding extract will be generally considered as having, in the present instance, somewhat over- stepped tho e moral bounds which should ( and doubtless would) have been prescribed to his invec- livc by the suggcslion* of a truly christian spirit. I remain, vowr'js, & c. CHARLES PETERS. Such is the language applied in this Report ( without any qualification or exception) to Ihe collective body of our beneficed clergy • » ud were any considerable portion of that body really addicted to the injurious practice imputed to them, thus indiscriminately, iu th e former part ofthe preceding extract, most justly would ihey merit the opprobri- ous epithets bestowed upon them in the latter. Bnt by what kind of evidence docs the Writer of this Report sustain his heavy accusation? Is the numerous body thus severely criminated to he gene- rally condemned, on the sole testimony of the emi- nent land- surveyors above alluded to? This question the unbiassed tender will find it by no means diffi- cult lo resolve. For it being perfectly self- evident, that, wherever the thing prescribed is palpably injurious to a third party, both the employer and the employed must necessarily fall under one com- mon condemnation ; to assert, respecting these sur- veyors, that it is Iheir general practice to lend them- selves professionally* to the neighbouring tithe- owners in the manner above described, or even that they could have ever been prevailed upon know- ingly to excite or to encourage in the minds of such tithe- owners any expectation of the kind, is, beyond all question, virtually the very same with character- izing them as utterly destitute of moral prohitv. Thi » , however, being admitted, it will be for Mr. T. A. K either candidly to own, that he has ( through involuntary misconception) incorrectly stated the real purport of these gentlemen's late conversation wiih him on the subject of tithe- valuing; or else it will be incumbent oti him to assign some valid reason, why, iu this particular instance, we may with safety and consistency, renounce entirely the ordinary method of appreciating human testimony, and give to these 44 eminent land- surveyors" implicit credit for the correctness of iheir recent charge against their clerical employers; even when, by the very terms in which that charge is urged, they themselves stand manifestly self- convicted of the grossest practical dishonesty ! We may also, in this case, reasonably expect to be informed hy Mr. K. why, if we once admit the pre vious subserviency of these gentlemen to the dis- honest wishes and directions of the neighbourin clergy, we may uot likewise justly entertain a very strong suspicion of their being, iu reality, equally prone to be seduced from the strait line of christian verity bv the well- known sentiments ( with respect to tithes) of a certain powerful Lay Patron ! It is for Mr. T. A. K. to remove the apparently solid ground of these objections ; and since accusa- tion and conviction can never be, in any case, regarded by him as terms at all synonymous, his candour ( it is not to be doubted) will readily excuse one further query on this head, viz. whether, ou the principle just suggested, we may not satisfactorily account for the peculiar phraseology of tbe Here- fordshire farmer, when speaking of tithes and cle- rical tithe- owners, in the audience of Mr. T. A Knight. ! Entirely waving, however, the benefit of any favourable inference that might be drawn from this latter consideration, I shall at once acknowledge the general prevalence of loud complaints, on the part of the Herefordshire Yeomanry and Tenantry against the beneficed Clergy of their neighbourhood. But notwithstanding this acknowledgment, the real point at issue will still remain altogether undecided: the sole object of the present discussion and enquiry being, in reality, not how far sucb complaint the vicinity of Downton Castle, are loud and general bnt how far they are in reason to be considered as actually well founded. Now, greatly to dislike, nnd with proportionab severity to criminate, either those piiblick or those private characters, by whose behaviour we have Ion felt, and still feel ourselves, materially aggrieved, is doubtless, perfectly accordant with a well- know principle of onr common nature. But then, ma not the very same unfriendliness of temper, consequent asperity of language, be often traced to a source entirely different ? Do we not ( I mean), as attentive observers of human sentiments and conduct, find ample reason for ascribing them, on numberless occasions, to the powerful influence of that unchris- tian principle, which naturally, and almost involunt- arily, prompts men— 44 odisse quein laeseriut"— to hate where they have wronged? Far be, indeed, from me ( when thus applying this most humiliating, because this most just reflexion of the philosophic Annalist), the imputation of I involving, in one common charge, the whole col- lective body of the Herefordshire Yeomanry and Tenantry : such general and indiscriminate censure would ( in the judgment of discerning and duly- tempered minds), deservedly reflect far more dis- grace on the accuser, than On the accused. Still, however, as the honest advocate of truth nnd equity, I feel mvself on this occasion, constrained to arid upon the subject, that where in any one quarter of this kingdom, it is in the power of Mr. T. A. K. to name a single Cle'gyrnan justly chargeable with the injurious mode of conduct described in his late Report, there would it be easy for the impartial observer of men's behaviour to substantiaie a similar accusation against thousands aud thousands of the Laity. Ami this deliberate assertion I make, with perfect confidence of its accuracy, on the following simple ground; because, with opportunities of forming a correct judgment respecting the moral principles and the practical conduct of our Established Clergy, far superior to any which Mr. T. A. K. can reasonably be imagined to have ever had, iu no oue instance ( most solemnly do I aver), have I ever known or believed a Brother Clergyman justly obnoxious to the charge of prescribing ( either directly or indi- rectly), to the valuer of his Tithes the dishonest mode of valuation above stated by Mr. K. CHARLES PETERS. May 20,1817. * 44 In their vocation.'" FARMERS. , CRy the Right Hon. Edmund Burlte.) " It is a perilous thing to try experiments oil the farmer. The farmer's capital ( except in a few persons and in a very few places) is far more feeble than commonly is imagined. The trade is a very poor trade; it is subject to great risks and losses. The capital, such as it is, is turned but once in the year; in some branches it requires three years before the money is paid. 1 believe never less than three in the turnip aud grass land courses, which are the prevalent courses on the more or less fertile sand and gravelly loam, and these compose the soil in the south and south- east of England, the best adapted, and perhaps the only ones that are adapted to the turnip hus- bandry. Jt is very rare that the most prosperous arrner, counting the value of their quick and dead stock, the interest of the money he turns, together with his own wages as a bailiff or over- seer, ever does make twelve or fifteen per cent, by the year on his capital. I speak of the prosperous; in most of the parts of England which have fallen within my observation, I have rarely known a farmer who to his own trade has not added some other employment or traffic, that, after a course of the most unremitting parsimony and labour ( such for tbe greater part is theirs), perseveriug bis business for a long course of years, died worth more than paid his debts, leaving his pos- terity to continue iu nearly the same equal con- flict between industry and want, in which the last predecessors before him lived and died. Observe that I speak of the generality of farmers who have not more than from 150 to 300 or 400 acres. There are few in this part of the country, within the former or much beyond the latler extent; unquestionably in other places there are much irger; but I am convinced, whatever part of England be the theatre of his operations, a farmer who cultivated 1,200 acres, which I consider as a large farm, though I know there are larger, cannot proceed without any degree of safety and effect, with a smaller capital than £ 10,000, and that they cannot, in the ordinary course of culture, make more upon that great capital of £ 10,000 than 1,200 a- year." 44 As to the weaker capitals, an easy judgment may be formed by whatever small errors they may be further attenuated, enervated, rendered unpro- ductive, and perhaps totally destroyed. This constant precariousness, and ultimate limits of a farmer's fortune, on the strongest capital, I press not only on account of tbe hazardous speculations of the times, but, because the excellent and most useful works of » iy friend, Mr. Arthur Youtig, tended to propagate that error ( such I am very certain it is) of the largeness of a farmer's profits. The Holkham Agricultural Meeting will not take place tbis year. A Devizes Paper says—" Fulwar Craven, Esq. of Chilton- house, held his audit for receiving his rents due at Michaelmas last, on Friday, the 29th of March; on which occasion he iu the most liberal manner made an allowance to his tenants of 40 per cent, on the yearns rent from Lady Day, 1821." MFRACULOUS ESCAPE.— As several workmen were employed iu tbe repairs of an old well at the farm of Mr. Herbert, of Broadwell, Monmouth shire, a part of the materials suddenly gave way, aad buried John Briffet, a mason, engaged at the bottom of the well, and John Hayward being near him, under the ruins. Under these circumstances the greatest apprehensions prevailed amongst the other men engaged* and sending to Chepstow for assistance, John Atkins, with the greatest intre- pidity, ventured within the dreadful chasm, in order to render his fellow- workmen lhat help which, to human probability, seemed unavailing. Hay ward was first rescued, much bruised, but by me- dical assistance he is likely to recover. While Atkins was engaged in rescuing Briffet, the whole remain- ing mass of stones, & c. fell, and once more involved the latter with his brave deliverer under a dcplh of nearly 20 fathoms; but a way was yet made for their escape. Atkins, providentially, at the time of the latter fall, had lifted a piece of board above his head, which turning the fall of the first stones a little to the one side, a natural arch was formed for him, and there being a small conduit near, he was enabled to remove, with a trowel he held iu hia hand, the mould, stones, nnd rubbish, iu which he also was entangled, and, after an hour's exertion, he made his way to the surface, to the great joy of his affliclcd wife and friends. Their attention was now callcd to Briffet, who bad been plunged below the conduit, and it therefore became necessary to remove upwards of a hundred tons of stone, & c. This was effected by the praiseworthy assistance of Mr. Herbert and other benevolent persons, assisted by Jbhn Couev, the brother in- law of Atkins, and, after thirteen hours' suspense aud terror, they res- cued BrifFet. The. whole of the men have large families dependent oa thorn fur support. Within the last thirty years, it is calculated that Lincolnshire alone upwards of 300,000 acres of heath, wolds, and fen lands, have been converted into arable. The Quarterly Review says:—" Wheat may be cheap at 90s. per quarter and dear at 80s. and the labouring poor may be wretched with the quartern loaf at six- pence, and comfortable when it at sixteen- pence.— We have lately heard a great deal of Ihe cheapness of living ou the Continent. In France, we are told that beef aud mutton may be had from 3| d. to 4d. per lb. and that the quartern loaf is not above seven- pence ; but, then, those who wish to extol the cheapness of living in France, do not tell us that the wages ofa common labourer are a franc or fen peuce, and that weaver or other mechanic may earn, by close application, from thirteen to eighteen pence per day ; the common labourer iu England who earns from 2s. to 2s. 6d. per day, and who gets his pound of good meat for eight peuce, and his quartern loaf for one shilling, has nothing to envy the la- bourer of France, much less has the manufacturer and mechanic of England. If the delusion of the word cheapness is to seduce any one from his native country, we should recommeud him to take up his abode in Russia, where he could purchase as much beef as he can devour for about three half- pence, drink as much quass as he can swallow for one penny, and get plenty of garlic for nothing, and he may, probably, earn, by hard labour, about three- pence a day ; or, if he extends his journey o China, he may purchase as much rice as he can ! eat for a penny, an inch of fat pork to season it | for a half- penny, and a cup of scaw chew to wash it down for another half- penny, and, by working like a Chinese, he may, perhaps, earn two- pence half penny per day." We learn from Manchester, that business is at present very brisk there. A great deal of new machinery has been set in motion. The manufac- tures of Glasgow also continue in a flourishing state. The woollen manufactures of the fine valley of Stroud, in Gloucestershire, are equally busy, and bard pressed to produce their broad cloths, blue, black, and scarlet, from 24s to 35s. a yard, for China, Hindustan, Mexico, Peru, Chili, aud other places; these are no longer taken to London by slow weekly waggons, but by daily flying vans. We are, however, sorry to learn, that the iron trade in Monmouthshire is very bad ; and that tumults were apprehended on the part of the workmen, arising from the low rate of wages.-— Leeds Intelligencer. Captain Hal- ford's Trotting Match.— This match for the Captain's horse to trot 17 miles within an hour, for 200 guineas, was renewed on Thursday lasl, and the failure on Monday se'nuighrt gave it additional interest. The horse upon that occasion did eight miles and a half, with i I stone upon his back, within half an hour; but, upon being pushed to do 17 miles within an hour, the match was lost by 10 seconds, and it led to tbe present one, the backers of time thinking that too much had been taken out of the horse to complete the 17 miles so soon after. The ground over which the horse trotted was two miles of the same as he performed on Monday, on the Bury road He carried 11 stone in the half hour race, and 10 stone in the hour race; and in this instance he carried 10 stone and a half, and did each two miles as follows :— Funeral of Sir A. Boswell• i Ayr, April 11.— Yesterday the remains of Sir Alexander Boswell were consigned to the tomb ; for which purpose the body had been brought from Fifeshire to Auchinleck House. We understand it was tbe intention of the relatives of the deceased that the funeral should have been private^ but an inclination to gratify the natural and expressed anxiety of the 1st regiment of Ayrshire Yeomanry Cavalry to attend the funeral of their Colonel, and the ready acquiescence and participation in this desire and feeling by the Lord Lieutenant of the County, altered this intention. Accordingly, about noon, almost the whole of the 1st Regiment, mounted, nnd the other gentlemen and tenantry invited tothe funeral, approached the house. Many of them had travelled from a great distance, and some refresh- ment became necessary, as well as being usual. An elegant repast was accordingly served up to the Noblemen and Gentlemen in the house, and to the cavalry, & c. on the lawn. This repast was prefaced by an appropriate blessing from the Rev. James Boyd, the Minister of Auchinleck, and followed by a thanksgiving from the Rev. J. Lindsay, of the neighbouring parish of Ochiltree, some time Mi- nister of Auchinleck. At the conclusion of the re- freshment, the body was removed from the house to the Hearse, and the procession formed uud proceeded in this order: The 1st Regiment of Ayrshire Yeomanrv, mounted, and under the command of Captain William Camp- bell, of Fairfield, in the reverse order, followed by the bugles belonging to the corps. The tenantry and other Gentlemen ofthe neighbour- hood, to the number of nearly five hundred. The Undertaker and bis assistants. The Body in a Hearse drawn by six horses. The departed Baronet's coach. His groom, and olher servants and dependants. His only son, a youth of 15, accompanied by Lord Glenlee, Lord Balmuto, and Sir James Mout- gouierie Cunningham, in a coach and four. The Right Hon. Lord Glasgow, the Lord Lieutenant of ihe County ; the Hon. John Douglas; and General Leslie, in a coach aud four. Then followed between 20 and 30 carriages, contain- ing the principal friends of the deteased, und the chief Gentry of the County. In this order the funeral proceeded to Auchinleck church- yard, before which the cavalry filed off, and the rest of the attendants proceeded on towards the church, the Yeomanry meanwhile resting on their swords. The body was then removed from the hearse, and deposited in the family vault under the aisle of the church. The vault is cut out of the rock on which the church stands, and was cleared and enlarged some time since by the order of the deceased. Besides the numerous attendants at the funeral, it is computed there were upwards of 10,000 spectators collected from the neighbouring villages and sur- rounding country— a number almost incredible, con- sidering the li mited extent of the population iu that quarter. The rank, talents, and character of the departed— the cause and manner of his death— and the loss his relatives and society have thereby sus- tained— all combined with the extraordinary so. lemnity ofthe funeral scene to render this altogether one of the most striking dispensations of Providence that has occurred in this quarter for a considerable time past, and it cannot fail to make on all u deep and lasting impression. Paris General Post Office. In the sitting of the Chamber of Deputies, on the 12th instant, on the proposition of a grant for the Post- Office, M. de Girardin rose to denounce the system of espionage, which, he contended, was exercised in that establishment. Under the ancient system, observed M. GIRARDIN, letters were unclosed ; and at the epoch of the exile of the Parliaments it was done in so scandalous a manner, that the merchants of Rouen took the reso- lution of simply closing their letters with a pin. The reproof was piquant no doubt ( a laugh), but it was well merited. Every one laughed, but nothing was amended. Nevertheless it was not lost upon France. It was remembered in the convocation of ihe States- General, and all the Deputies were required to de- clare against the violation of the secrecy of letters, and to exact that it should be respected. The Con- stituent Assembly, penetrated with this principle, rendered it sacred by the celebrated discussion which took place in the sitting of the 17th July, 1789. It was then supposed that the intercepting of some letters might, discover the authors of a plot which had for its object to surrender tbe port of Brest. Several Deputies proposed that the letters should be opened for this purpose. Chapelier exclaimed, 44 that the violation of the| secrecy of correspondence was a crime, and that in no case could public safety require such a sacrifice on the part of virtue." The most distinguished Deputies of that illustrious as- sembly participated in this idea, and it was developed bv Mirabeau with all the force of his eloquence. His speech produced such an effect, that the secret office for opening letters was suppressed, and an interval of twelve years elapsed before it was re- es tablished. ( Murmurs on the right.) I allow th?: t letters were opened under the Government of Na- poleon. That was certainly a great evil ; hut they were only opened at the Paris post- office. Th/? se- crecy of correspondence was respected in # 11 the country post- offices. Now, however, letters are opened in the departments: this cannot be doubted, since the general councils have demanded that letters be stamped with the day of their arrival, and that of their departure. ( Interruption.) This proposition, so useful and strongly supported, has been repeated every year. The refusal to accede to it confirms all the suspicions, or rather all the realities, of which I have been speaking. You well know that under the last administration the post- office opened letters. ( Voice on the right, 44 You know it also, for you were then a Prefect.") But is the law of July 10, 1791, on the Secrecy of Correspondence repealed ? Has article 87 of the Penal Code lost its force? These questions are daily asked, and what is felt on the subject cannot be doubted when the secrecy of pri- vate correspondence is every day impudently violat- ed. The agents of the police know that if they were NORFOLK ASSIZFS.— Hardy 4* Co. v. Soyce Sf Co.— The plaintiffs brought an action against the defendants, the proprietors of the Yarmouth Star Coach, which, from the carelessness of the driver, was overturned in February last year : by this accident a traveller of the plaintiffs was killed, and they now sought to recover the expenses incurred on account of the melancholy event, and also for loss of service. The object of the plaintiff s was stated to be, to obtain some compensation for the widow and six children of their traveller, who were left unprovided for. The Jury gave a verdict for the expenses, £ 360. 3s. 6d. and £ 100 for los* of service. EXECUTION AT STAFFORD.— On Saturday, the 6th instant, Charles Tayler, convicted of coining, was executed in front of Stafford couuty gaol. From the time of his commitment, he never entertained any expectation of escaping the punishment awarded by the law for a crime so injurious to society. Be- fore trial, he avoided the company of the other pri- soners, and passed his time in reading and praying, in which he was assisted by the County Chaplain with unwearied assiduity. After condemnation be was calm, and resigned to his fate, though at times he wept on account of his family, consisting of a wife and eight children, the youngest only a month old. His wife visited him on Thursday morning, having the infant in her arms. The meeting was of the most heart- rending description— he was so much affected that he fainted, and was strongly convulsed. The poor woman saw him again on Friday, for the last time ; and in this trying scene, his fortitude did not forsake him — The night previous to his execu- tion, he slept from ten to twelve o'clock, ond em- ployed the remainder of his time in fervent prayer ; lie avowed that he felt strong confidence in" the mercy of God, and had hopes that his many trans- gressions would be pardoned. Soon after seven on Saturday morning the Sacrament was administered to him ; after which he was permitted to take leave of his brother John, for whose fate he had shewn a natural anxiety, by declaring on the trial his bro- ther's innocence, though he did not deny his own guilt. He ascended the drop precisely at eight o'clock, and while the executioner adjusted the halter, & c. he prayed with the Chaplain most de- voutly, shedding tears freely, but appearing to be very collected. In about six minutes after eight the drop fell ; being a stout muscular man he seemed to suffer much, but in seven minutes life appeared to be extinct. After hanging the usual lime his body was cut down, and delivered to hU friends ( who hail brought a coffin and a one- horse cart) to be interred at Aldridge. The unfortunate mau was 36 years of age, a native of Bromsgrove, and had resided at Aldridge about five years ; be was ostensibly a small farmer, nailer, and carrier. On Saturday, William Murray Borthwick, of the Glasgow Sentinel, at present prisoner in the tolhooth of Edinburgh, was served with an indict- ment, for breaking into the office of that Paper, and taking away papers out of lockfast places, to stand trial before the Circuit Court of Justiciary at Glasgow, on Monday the 22d inst.— Glasgow Herald. DUELLING.— It appears that in 172 combats, inc'uding 314 individuals, 69 persons were killed; that in three of these, neither of the combatants survived; that 96 were wounded, 48 of them desperately and 48 slightly, and that 188 escaped unhurt.— From this statement it will he seen that atber more than one ( Ifth of the combatauts lost their lives; and that nearly one half received the bullets of their antagonists. It appears also that only 18 trials took place; that six of the arraigned were acquitted, seven found guilty of manslaughter, and three of murder: that two were executed, and eight imprisoned during different periods.— A Brief Display of Ihe Origin and History of Ordeals, by J. P. Gilchrist. The letters received from Norfolk and Suffolk are far from being satisfactory. Two men were executed at Norwich on Saturday, for firing a stack- yard at Diss, a few weeks ago. One of them died very penitent, but the other was in good spirits, and attempted to justify his conduct. On Friday there was a great riot at Wrentham, close to the properly of Sir T. Gooch. An express was sent to Norwich for the Lanccrs, and their interference dispersed the assemblage. Mr. Gooch, the Member for the County, was present, and read the Riot Act himself. The Aberdeen Chronicle says—" We under- stand that William Scott, formerly at Gorthy, was, on Wednesday last, committed to prison, charged with the crime of forgery. The offence was committed in 1816, or early in 1817, and Scott then absconded and went to America; but, from some unaccountable fatality, he returned to the neighbourhood of his former residence and was secured at an early hour on Wednesday mornin by a party of Officers sent from Perth." 1st two miles 2d ditlo 3d ditto 4th ditto 5th ditto 6th ditto min. sec 7th two miles 6 54 8th ditto 6 58 The last mile 3 40 36 58 not protected by theGovernment, they would for every violation render themselves liable to a fine of from 16 to 300 francs, and to exclusion from public em- ployment for a period of from five to ten years. But the secret bureau is supported at a great expense by the Government. At least thirty clerks are employed in it. I can tell you who pays them the money they receive. I can also tell you that a passage from the cabinet of the Director of ihe Posts leads into the secret offices. The entrance of it is shut by a con- cealed door. As soon as this is opened, we find our- selves in the offices of persons charged to discover the keys to the different ciphers employed in the corre- spondence, or inthe workshops of engravers occupied in taking impressions on plates of lead of the im- pressions of the arms and seals which are employed lo secure letters. Several voices.— It would appear that you have heretofore frequented this cabinet. Other voices— Such things might be done in the Prefecture also. M. de GIRARDIN.— I do not know whether such things are done in Prefectures, but I give you my word of honour that nothing of the kind was ever done in mine. These letters are finally carried to a kind of laboratory, where there are instruments of a very peculiar construction— close fires to melt the wax, aud cauldrons of boiling water to loosen wafers. ( Interruption.) In short all is mystery in this sub- terraneous asylum and men employed to discover the secrets of every body are themselves a secret to all the world. After some further observations, and quoting a passage from the speech of Mirabeau, M. de Girardin concluded by moving the suppression of the secret bureau. He observed, that if that office was not given up, he would take anotheropportnnity to state things, which prudence at present induced him to withhold. The printing of M. de Girardin'sspeech was called for, but was negatived in consequence of the opposi- tion of the right side. M. de VILLELE, the Minister of Finance, said, that according to the last speaker's argument, the pre- tended violation of correspondence could not be the cause of the diminution of the Post- office Revenue, since he had maintained that that violation had long existed, and had only experienced a short interrup- tion. Asa Member of the Council of Ministers, he ( M. de Villele) could declare that he had never in that Council, in which all affairs relative to the safety of the state are discussed, heard any thing which could lead to the suspicion of such a practice as had heen described. With regard to the circulation of papers, h. e observed that no journal more than another belonged to the Government. With the exception of the official part of the Moniteur, the Government caused nothing to be inserted in any paper. Hut having renounced the censorship, the Government was entitled to participate in ihe ad- vantages of the change: and the advantage peculiar to it was, that it could not be held lo be responsible for what it did not avow. General FOY condemned the present system of the post- office, and was replied to by M. de Castlebajae, but no question was put, and this discussion had of course no result. STEEPLE CHASE.— A steeple chace match of eight miles, between Mr. Williams's bay horse Bergami, and Mr. M. R. Jones's chesnut hoi^ e Moonraker, for 500 guineas, was decided near I Haverfordwest. The horses were rode by their respective owners. Bets were five to four on Moon- raker, who took the lead at starting, and kept it for the first four miles in good style, when Bergami passed his opponent, and won the match cleverly. The ground was admirably chosen, embracing a great variety of leaps, and as the point of destination was in the immediate neighbourhood of Haverford- west, an immense assemblage of Ladies and Gentle- men were present to witness the race, which was accomplished by Bcrgami in 37 minutes and 14 seconds. The old and singular custom of cracking the gad or whip, in Castor Church, on Palm Sunday, has been again performed. An estate at Broughton, near Brigg, is held by this custom. On the morning of Palm Sunday, the game- keeper, or some servant on the estate, brings with him a large gad or whip, with a long thong : the stock is made of the mountain ash, or wicken tree, and tied to the end of it is a leathern purse, containing 30 pence ( said to have in it formerly 30 pieces of silver); while the clergyman is reading the first lesson ( Exodus ix.) the man having the whip cracks it three times in the church porch; & then wraps the thong round the stock, and brings it on his shoulder through the church, to a seat in the chancel, where he continues till the second lesson is read ( Matthew xxvi.) he then brings the g& d, and kneeling upon a mat before the pulpit, he waves it three times over the clergyman's head ( the thong is fastened, as before observed), and continues to hold it till the whole of the lesson is read, when he again returns to his seat, and remains till the service is over. He then delivers the gad to the occupier of a farm, called Hundon, half- a- mile from Castor, At Surrey Assizes, Xerxes, the driver of the Godalming stage- coach, obtained a verdict of £ 500 damages, against the London Water Works Com- pany, for tbe negligence of their servants, in leaving a part of the road, which they had excavated for laying down pipes, improperly filled up, by which the coach he was driving upset, and he had his thigh broken. At the same Assizes, Henry Palmer and T. J Park were found guilty of a conspiracy to obtain by fraud bills of exchange to the amount of £ 2000. and warrants of attorney to the same amount, from Sir Thos. S. Champneys, Bart. At the Gloucester Assizes, Robert and William Fiench, ( millers,) against whom five bills of indictmeut were found true, were convicted of a fraud, in converting their master's property to their own use, under the pretence of perquisites, and entered into recognizance in £ 100 each, and two sureties in £ 20 each, for their good behaviour for two years, and for their appearance when called upon to receive judgment. Mr. Justice Richardson, in the course of his charge to the Grand Jury for lhat county, said— 44 This county, I believe, had the honour to take the lead in the internal administration and con- struction as well as discipline, of gaols ; and 1 am happy to observe the public attention still engaged in this interesting subject, that enlarged improve- ments are uow going on, and others under con- sideration. One most important point has been effected in nearly all tbe prisons in the kingdom, by rendering them free from infection; so that instead of being subject to the propagation of disease, our gaols are now, perhaps, the most healthy of all our numerous populous establish- ments. Though much has been done in the system Declassification, more still remains to be done in populous counties, where the offenders are numer- ous. You have also adopted in your penitentiary, a principle, with respect to persons confined after conviction, which, I believe, has not been imitated in any other institution of the kind— I allude to solitary confinement. By this, the law does not mean that a person should be excluded from all communication with his friends, but merely that he should be left to himself during a considerable portion of the time for which he should be so sentenced. On the subject gf hard labour, I must observe, that the law is not carried into execution unless the prisoners have hard labour provided for them in the gaol, which is intended to be more an object of punishment and example to other of- fenders, than of profit to the proprietors." From a Return of the number of Convicts sent out of the United Kingdom from January 5, 1816, to January 5, 1822, which has been printed by order of the House of Commons, it appears that the number of males transported during that period has been 15,218; while the number of females had been only 1,105. A gentleman of Manchester has taken out a patent for a very ingenious machine for making weavers' reeds, of either steel or brass. It puts in and finishes no less than 160 dents per minute, and the workmanship is greatly superior to any thing of the kind done by hand, particularly in fine reeds, for every part is mathematically true; added to which, there is a considerable reduction of price. The patentee is now erecting a large manufactory. His invention is highly approved of, especially by the silk- weavers. We learn, by private letters of the 4th ult. from St. Petersburg!!, that the complaints of distress in Russia are still more general than in England. The merchants are so weighed down by the total derangement of commerce, that there is no calcu- lating the extent of their ruin. The common people in many provinces are suffering the extreme of human misery.— The unparalleled mildness of the winter, which rendered the roads almost im- passable, has produced these effects. THE PHIDIAS OF ACHILLES, PURPOSED TO BE ERECTED, BY THE LADIES OF ENGLAND, IN COMPLIMENT TO THE DUKE OF WELLING- TON.— This colossal bronze statue, to receive which preparations are now making in Hyde Park, is cast from a mould made upon the sublime marble, generally attributed to the hand of Phidias; and which, since the papacy of Sixtus V., has adorned the Quirinal Hill, at Rome. The horse which accompanies the original has been omitted, strong- doubts being entertained, whether it has not been an adjectment of a later age ; for, although of considerable merit, its forms are not in unison with the grandeur of construction and heroic charactcr of the man. The purpose for which ibis astonish- ing work was originally designed has never been satisfactorily ascertained ; the most enlightened antiquaries of the present age imagine it to have been erected in honour of Achilles, and Mr. West- macott, adopting that opinion, has armed him with a parazonium ( a short sword) and shield. Great care and labour have been bestowed in restoring the surface of the work, which in the original has suffered greatly from its exposed situation, and the success which has attended the execution of Ihis extraordinary enterprize, has happily achieved the preservation of the sublimest effort of human genius in art. The material em- ployed in this stupendous work has chiefly been supplied from the cannon taken in the victories of the illustrious Duke, in compliment to whom the statue is dedicated. It is the largest cast ever undertaken in this country,, or, indeed, since the restoration of the art of casting in brass by Zenodius, now 18 centuries since, the statue itself being 20 feet in height, and its weight nearly 36 tons. It will require no inconsiderable share of ingenuity to convey this ponderous statue from the artists' foundry in Pimlico to its pedestal of granite in Hyde Park, where its erection is expected to take place in the course of five weeks. Dreadful Accident.— On Tuesday evening, as Mr. Briggs, of Brighton, hatter, and Mr. Knowles* of Cowfold, were returning from Newhaven, abont halfway between Rottingdean and Brighton, ut a hill near Roedean Gap, they were precipitated over the cliff, and, lamentable to add. were killed on the spot. The two unfortunate individuals, called at a public- house at Rottingdean, kept by Mr. Sutton* about nine o'clock in the evening, where they stop- ped a few minutes, and proceeded towards Brighton, taking the road nearest the cliff; at the brow of the hill, above Roedean Gap, it is supposed, from tire darkness of the night, they lost the tract of the road, and in endeavouring to regain it by turning the horse in a contrary direction from the cliff, the animal, it is supposed, ran back, as be was known to be guilty of that vice, and ignorant of their nearness to ihe edge of the cliff, were, as vve before stated, precipi- J tated over it, a depth of at least 100 feet. The accident was discovered by three men, who lodge at a cottage in a brick. yard, at Black Rock bottom, who were returning from Rottingdean, at half- past teu. One observed a hat laying near tbe edge of the cliff, and, led from that circumstance lo suppose an accident had occurred, on looking down, ima^ gined he saw something at the bottom, and they pro- ceeded to Greenway Gap, about half a mile from the spot, and found Mr. Knowles beneath a fragment of the cart, and Mr. Briggs, laying on his face, about eighl yards from him, but quite dead. The horse was killed, and the cart, with the exception of Ihe wheels, literally dashed to pieces. The men im- mediately returned to Rotlingdean, and informed Mr. Sutton of the circumstance, who, with the great- est promptitude, procured the assistance of the Pre- ventive Guard, aud immediately removed Ihe bodies to his own house. On their leaving Rottingdean, Mr Briggs expressed a desire to drive, which was objected to by Mr. Knowles, as his horse had a bad habit of gibing, and he himself was best able to manage him. The road, where the accident occur- red, is not more than three yards from ihe edge of the cliff, and is the highest brow beyond Roedean Gap, and without any kind of defence whatever. The body of poor Briggs appeared most mutilated, and was a shocking spectacle. That of Mr. Knowles did not present an appearance so horrible, bat from a blow received on the bead, he must have met with instantaneous death. The former gentleman was highly respected in Brighton, and has left a wife and eight children. Mr. Kuovvles was a resident of Cow- fold, and has left a family, we hear, of eleven children. From the violent concussion occasioned by the fall, the watch of each of the unfortunate men stopped, and from the direction of the hands of the watch of Mr. Briggs, this dread full occurrence took place exactly at twenty- nine minutes past nine o'clock, which corresponds precisely with the lime mentioned by Mr. Sutton, at whose bouse they called. JUNIUS.—- A writer in the Monthly Magazinft says, 44 When 1 was lately reading Woodfall' « edition of Junius's Letters, the writer, I observed, in a private letter says ' there are those about me who would rather see Junius improperly in print than not at all;' this shows at oncc 4 that he was not tlie keeper of his own secret,' as he asserted. The expression 4 we soldiers' was likewise meant to deceive the public. His compliment to the great orator shews his knowledge of him when only a youth. 4 Charles Fox is yet but in blos- som.' The defaulter of unaccounted millions passes unnoticed by Junius. I, therefore, say that Junius was a fiiend of Lord Holland, and that friend the Rev. Dr. Francis, father of Sir Philip Francis, and translator of Demosthenes and Horace. He was chaplain to Lord Holland and the Earl of Chesterfield. The preface to Demosthenes shows he was as great an admirer of civil liberty as the great orator; and in his preface to Horace of 22 pages there are as bold assertions and rounded periods as any in Junius: all the writers say he was an Irishman— so was Dr. Francis. The last note of Junius to Woodfall was dated in Jan. 1773, and Dr. Francis died in March following, in Bath. Junius was anxious lhat Mr. Garrick should not see his hand- writ ing, as Mr. G. knew it well, having brought out his tragedy of Eu , genia at Drury Lane Theatre." BEGGARS.—" Till this easy and gainful, though wicked trade of begging shall be suppressed, I do- not expect to see fewer but more beggars every day. It is well known that of late years many persons have come from afar to set up this trade here; and if speedy care be not taken to prevent it, this town and suburbs will drain all poor people into it; begging being a better trade here than any where else."— Fermin on the Poor, 1698. 44 Begging is mere scandal in the general; in the idle it is a scandal on their industry ; in the impotent it is a scandal on their country. People have such a notion in England of being pitiful and charitable, that they encourage vagrants, and by a mistaken zeal do more harm than good."— Giving Alms no Charity, 1698. 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