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The Salopian Journal

05/02/1823

Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Volume Number: 30    Issue Number: 1514
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 05/02/1823
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number: 30    Issue Number: 1514
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PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 30.] N°- 1514. Wednesday, iwSm^ CO/ W MARKET, SHREWSBUR Y. ssKi> February 5, 1823. Pries Sevenpence. 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. Montgomeryshire Sf Shropshire. CAPITAL OAK AND OTHER TIMBER. To be Sold by Auction, At the Wyiinstay Arms Inn, Oswestry, in the County of Salop, ou Wednesday, the 26th Day of February, I at Three o'Clock in the After- noon, subject to such Conditions as shall be then produced, and iu the following" Lots : Qi i A L0T « 3\ Jv-/ OAK Trees, commencing: ending No. 300. No. 1 and 301 601 LOT II. 300 OAK Trees, commencing No. and ending No. 600. LOT III. 300 OAK Trees, commencing No • and ending No. 900. LOT IV. J30 OAK Trees, commencing No. S01 and ending Mo. 1130. LOT V. 400 OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 400. LOT VI. 380 OAK Trees, commencing No. 401 and ending No 780. LOT VII. 170 OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 170. LOT VIII. 300 OAK Trees, commencing No. I and ending No. 300. LOT IX. .300 O AK Trees, commencing No. 301 and ending No. 600. LOT X. 450 OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 450. LOT XI. 340 OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and'ending No. 340. LOT XII. 390 OAK TREES, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 3S0. LOT XIII. 5' K) OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 500. LOT XIV. 285 OAK Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 285. LOT XV. 167 ASII Trees, commencing No. 1 nnd ending No. 167 ; 5 SYCAMORE Trees ; and 2 ALDER Trees. LOT XVI. 170 ASH Trees, commencing No. 1, and ending No. 170. LOT XVII. 120 ASII Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 120. LOT XVIII. 220 ASH Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 220. LOT XIX. 200 ASH Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 200 ; and 1 ELM Tree. LOT XX. 70 ASII Trees, commencing No. 1 and eliding No. 70. LOT XXI. 40 AS1I Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 40. LOT XXII. 110 OAK Trees, commencing No. I and ending No. 110. LOT XXIII. 45 ASH Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 45; and 5 WYCH ELM Trees. LOT XXIV. 12 BEECH Trees ; 25 SYCAMORE Trees; 11 I'OPLALL Trees ; & 3 CHERRY Trees. Lots 1 to 21 inclusive are standing in Coppices and . in Lairds at TREVEDRID, in the several Holdings of Richard Pugh, Davul Richards, Thomas James, and Eleanor James, and will be more particularly distinguished in Printed Hand- hills to be had at the Houses of the different Tenants • at Trevedrid. Lots 22, It, and 21, are standing on a Farm at THE GLEDKID, in the Holding of Richard Barclay. The above Timber is all numbered with a Scribe. The Oak is of great Lengths, chiefly of large Dimensions, and of very excellent Quality, suitable far Cleft, Plank, and the superior Purposes of the Navy. The Ash appears- sound and clear, and well adapted for Wheelwrights' and Coopers' Purpose*. The'Beech and Elm arc of very large Dimensions, and appear sound. TREVEDRID is situate within 2 Miles of the Vil- lage of Myfod, in the County of Montgomery, 10 wTics from the River Severn at Pool Quay, 6 Miles from the. Montgomeryshire. Canal at the Tyddin Wharf, near Gujtsfield, and 10 Miles from the same Canal at New Bridge, near Llanymynech ; to which Places respectively there are good Roads. THEGI. EDRID FARM is situate near the Turnpike Road from Oswestry to Chirk, in the County of • Salop, within 4 Miles of the former Place and 1 of the latter, and is also close to the Ellesmere Canal Mr. Richard Pugh, or Mr. David Richards, wil shew the Timber at Trevedrid ; and Mr. Richard Barclay that at The Gledrid. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. JOHN BROMLEY, of Newtown Baschurch, near Shrews bury ; or of Mr. T. L. JONES, Oswestry. t>? auction. CAPITAL Coppice OAK and ASH TIMBER. BY MR. V/ YLEY, At the Castle Inn, in Bridgnorth, in the County of Salop, on Friday? the. 7th Day of February next, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the follow- ing-, or such other Lots as shall be agreed upon at the Time of Sale, subject to the Conditions to be then aud there produced : rpHI- following LotsofOAK and ASH I TIMBER, growing in COPPICES on the CAUGHLEY ESTATE, 5 Miles from Bridgnorth, ^ aiegs by auction. TO- MORROW. or nearly from Coalbrookdale, and adjoining adjoining the River Severn. In Ash Coppice. LOT I. 100 Oak Trees, commencing No. land ending No. 100. LOT II. 100 Oak Trees, commencing No. 101 and ending No. 200. LOT III. 90 Oak Trees, commencing No. 201 aud ending No. 290. Iii Bagley's Rough. LOT IV. 100 Oak Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 100. LOT V. 106 Oak Trees, commencing1 No. 101 and ending No. 206. LOT VI. 100 Ash Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 100. LOT VII. 84 Ash Trees, commencing No. 101 and ending No. 184; and 44 Wycli Elm, com- mencing No. 1 and ending No. 44. In the Rough Leasow Coppice, in the Parish of IViUey. LOT VIII. 118 Oak Trees, commencing No. 1 and ending No. 118. The last Lot is growing in a Coppice at Rudgc Wood, nearly adjoining the Turnpike Road leading from Bridgnorth to Broseley, about 2 Miles from the latter and 4 from the former Place. The whole of the Timber is very lengthy, of good Dimensions and superior Quality, adapted for Naval Purposes, Planking, or Cleft, Mr. RICHARDS, of Dean Corner, will shew the same; and further Particulars may be had on Application to . Mr. WYI. EY, Cranmere, near Bridg- north ; Mr. CLAYTON, Lawley, near Wellington ; or Messrs. PRITCHARD, Solicitors, Broseley. FREEHOLD ESTATE. BY T. WYCIIERLEY, At the Buck's Head Inn, in Went, in the County of Salop, on Thursday, the 6th of February, ] S23, at five o'Clock in the Afternoon ( by Order of the Assignees of GEORGE ASTLEY, a Bankrupt), subject to such Conditions as will then be pro- duced: QRVERAL PIECES of EXCELLENT MEADOW LAND, in the Township of AS- TON, in the Parish of Wem aforesaid, iu the following Lots, and containing by Admeasurement the Quantities hereinafter mentioned. LOT I. Two Pieces of LAND, in the said Town- ship of Aston, near the Brookhouse, called Brown Robin ( now in two Parts), 6A. OR. 2P. and the Thistley Croft, 6A. 3R. 5P. now or late in the Occupation of Mr. George Harris. LOT II. A Piece of LAND, called The Slade, 2 Roods, now open to a Piece of Laud, called The Butts, as the same is now staked out, and which said Piece of Land, called The Butts, adjoins the Fold- yard of the said Brookhouse. LOT III. The Bankrupt's Life Interest ( aged 49), in Two Pieces of Land, called The Near Hawes Moor, 3A. 1R. 31P. aud Further llavves Moor, 5A. 111.27P. Lot 1 is now irrigated, and the whole of the Lauds are of excellent Quality. ' FJ The Assignees, Messrs. JOHN GRIFFITH and THOMAS KYNASTOK, both of Wem, will appoint a Person to shew the Premises; and further Parti- culars may be had of Mr. JOHN WALFO. HI, Solicitor, Wem. ! Most eligible Freehold Property, IN NEWPORT, SHROPSHIRE. FARM TO LET. To he entered upon ut I. ady- I) ay next, BRAGGINTON FARM, situate in tjie Parish of Alberbury, in the County of Salop: comprising Three Hundred and Fifty- Four Acres of good Land, lying compact in a Ring Fen(?. e, close to Lime and Coal, with good Turnpike Roads up to each Side of the Estate, and distant from Shrewsbury about Ten Miles on the Welsh Pool Road.— This Farm will be Let 011 liberal Terms to a good Tenant, on Lease for Years, as maybe ag- reed'upon.— For Particulars enquire of TO BE LET, FOR A TERM OF YEARS, And may be entered upon after Lady- Dap next, AN excellent HOUSE, suitable for a genteel Family, situate in DODINGTON, in the Parish of WHITCHURCH, Shropshire, with Coach- Honses, Stabling for Six Horses, Cow- • VTOTICE is hereby given, that the L ' TOLLS arising at the Toll Gates upon the Turnpike Road leading from Shrewsbury to Much Wenlock, called or known by the Names of Weep- ing Cross, Cressage, aud Harlcy Gates, will be. LET BY AUCTION to the best Bidder, at the House of Robert Thomas, at Cound Lane Inn, on Friday, the 7th Day of February, 1823, betw een the Hours of Eleven and Two o'clock ( to which Time the Commissioners adjourned the Meeting from Mr. JOHN BODTHBY, Lythwood, or THOMAS PARR, j 27 Feet by - 20 Feet, a Drawing Room 17 Feet by Esq. Lythwood Hall, near Shrewsbury. "- - " • Houses Granary Summer- House, Green- House, i ,, • n •, .. ,, - ,. . , . . r . Shrubbery, Gardens, Yards, Pews'iu Whitchurch ' SJn , e. ^ ctcd by he Act Church, and other Conveniences. The House con- ! ' F , f 1 f T '' f " p K\" S sists of an Entrance Hall, a Breakfast Parlour 17 Geor^ he Fourth, for regulatmgTtLrnpike Roads ; Feet 6 Inches by 13 Feet 6 Inches, a Dining Room N. B. Immediately the Entire of the Buildings will either he new built or completely repaired, to which will he added new Stone Walled Stack and Fold Yards ; the Whole intended to be made as convenient as any Farm in the County, arid without Cost of Carriage to the cotning- on Tenant. To llond- Makers <$• Contractors. which Tolls produced last A'ear the Sums hereafter mentioned : Whoever h tip pens to he the best Bid- 17 Feet, a Servants' Hall, commodious Kitchen, Butler's aud other Pantries, Brewhouse and Latin- ,„„ c x, .- , , , .. ,. dry, on the Ground Floor ; ' with four goad Cellars , ecs> ful 1 ^ mmit ot tlle , s ' he- v sl'" U <,"' e9t- .... I' R. * . . . T INE RR\!? I.' III , AT der, must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the Trus- nnder. Seven excellent Lodging Rooms, and Three Dressing Rooms, on the First Floor; alsu Servants' Lodging Rooms, and Two StoreRooms, in the Attics.— 1There are Three Pumps of good Water on the Premises. A Tenant may be accommodated during his Holding with any Quantity of LAND not exceeding Sixteen Acres, situated" at a conve- nient Distance from the House. TIIOS. FOREMAN, Clerk to the Trustees. CRESSAGE, JAN. 28, 1823. Weeping Cross £ 201 Cressage 120 Ilarley 129 BY MR. CilURTON, On Wednesday, the 12th Day of February, 1823, at the Phcenix Inn, iu Market Drayton, in the County of Salop, between the Hours of Four and Six o'Clock iu the Afternoon, subject to Con- ditions : A COMPACT and most desirable \ Freehold ESTATE, called THE MOUNT, situate in the Parish of STOKE- UI'ON- TEBX, in the County of Salop, with a comfortable Farm House thereon and suitable Outbuildings, in good Repair; together also with a COTTAGE and GARDEN adjoining ; the Whole containing 24A. 211. 17P. or thereabout. Mr. Davies, the Tenant, will shew the Estate; and further Information may be had from Mr. P. R1TTAIN, of Cotton, near Stoke; or from Mr. PIGOT, Solicitor, Market Drayton, with whom a Map of the Estate is deposited. ( By Order of the Commissioners under a Coin- mission against JOSEPH BLACKRAND, a Bank- rupt), at the Red Lion Inn, in Newport, in the County of Salop, on Thursday, Ihe twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty- three, at five o'Cloek iu the After- noon, either tog- ether or in Lots, as shall be agreed upon, and subject to such Conditions as shall be thea produced ; MESSUAGE OR DWELLING HOUSE, situate near the Marketplace, in NEWPORT aforesaid, and now divided into three Parts, and respectively occupied by the said Joseph Biackband, Ironmonger and Grocer, Miss . Justice, and by Mr. Brookes, Solicitor ( as Offices); with the extensive Warehouses, Candlehouse, Gig- house, Three- stalled Stable, and other commodious Out- buildings ; a large Walled Garden and Orchard thereto belonging, well stocked with choice Fruit Trees. Also, SIX DWELLING HOUSES, with Nailers' Shops, and a Garden adjoining, in the several Occupations of William Williams, William Griffiths, Thomas Rogers, Samuel Griffiths, Susan Rogers, and William Jervis. The above Premises are very well situated for carrying on an extensive Business in the Grocery, Ironmongery, Chandlery, or any other Trade. They are substantially built of Brick, Slate, and Tile, and are in perfect Repair.— Further Particu- lars may be known on Application to Mr. WARD, Solicitor, Nevvcastle- under- Lyme, Staffordshire Messrs. WHEATLEY & BARLOVY, Solicitors, Stone, Staffordshire; or at the Office of Mr. BROOKES, Solicitor, in Newport, Shropshire, who wil ^ appoint a Person to shew the Premises. PE R. SQNS wishing to Contract for the Forming, Fencing, Stoning, and Completing about Two Miles and a Half of new Road, on the Chester and Whitchurch Turnpike Road, com- mencing at Picker's Sands, near Barnhill, in the County of Chester, and ending at Due king ton Lane, in the same County, are requested to send Proposals in Writing, sealed up, specifying the Price for doing the Work, the Mode of Payment, and Tune required for the Completion, to Mr. FINCHETT, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Road, at the Town Office, Chester, ou or before Thursday, the Twentieth Day of February next, when and where the same will be taken into Consideration by the said Trustees, and the Contractors are desired to attend. A Plan, Sections, and Specification of the pro- posed Work, may be seen at the Surveyor's, Mr. WILLIAM GOUGH'S, at Carden, near to Barnhill ; and at the Town Office, where further Information may he obtained. FINCHETT, Clerk to the Trustees. CHESTER, JAX. 23d, 1823. FIJ RSU ANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause PEE ceainst. MARSH, the Creditors of WILLIAM CHENEY HART, late of HOPE BOWDLER, in the County of Salop, Esquire, deceased ( who died 011 or about the 28th Day of December, 1818), are, on or before the 17th Day of February next, to come ill and prove their Debts before JAMES STEPHEN, Esquire, one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers iu Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London ; or, in Default thereof, they wifl peremptorily be excluded the Benefit of the said Decree. PRITCHARD S: SONS, Plaintiff's Solicitors. 16TII JANUARY, 1S23. OTICE is hereby given, that the TOLLS arising at the several Toll Gates, For a View of the Premises, and further Parti ___ , ^^^ . ... . llc .„„„ ,„,, culars, Application may be made to Messrs. ! ^ theTunmi'keRoads leadinVfrom MuchWeu- BROOKES and LEE, Solicitors, Whitchurch, Salop. iock to Church Stretton, and from Wall- mider- Ay- —— • i wood, through Rushbury to Blackwood, iu the County of Salop, called or known by the several Names of the Wenlock, Westwood,' Hazlar, and Fluid Extract of Sarsaparilla. ¥ N this Preparation are concentrated all Rushbury Gates, will be LET BY AUCTION, to the best Bidder, at the House of Mary lthcdcu, called the White Halt Inn, in Much Wen'lock afore- said, 011 Monday, the tenth Day of February next, between the Hours of twelve at Noon aud'two iu the Afternoon of the same Day, iu the Manner di- . rected by the Act passed the third Year of the utterly impossible to prepare the Decoction, the Fluid 1 Reign of his Majesty King George the Fourth, Extract, w hich possesses the Advantages of Portabi- | " For regulating Thrnpike Roads';" which Tolls lily and of keeping in any Climate, will be found produced the last Year the respective Sums here- " '--•••- •' ' after set forth, above the Expenses of collecting them, nnd will he put up at the same respective the Medicinal Properties of the Sarsaparilla Root, even to a perfect Saturation of the Menstrual Willi which it is prepared. To such Poisons, there- fore, who, from various Causes, would experience great Inconvenience, or with whom it would he most desirable Mode of employing this much esteemed Medicine The Diseases in which it has proved most bene- ficial are those of the Skin, such as the Scorbutic Affections, Eruptive Diseases, Secondary Symptoms, & c. arising from a diseased State of the System at large. It may he taken either alone, or combined with Water, rendering it of the same Strength as the Decoction. Prepared and Sold by Botlers, Chemists, No, 4, Cheapside, St. Paul's, aud 220, Regent Street ( near the Argylc Rooms), London; 20,' Waterloo- Place, Edinburgh ; 31, Sackville- Street, Dublin; and by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and Ihe principal Medi- cine Venders throughout the United Kingdom, in Botiles at 4s. 6d. and 7s. 6d. gJ- P Be careful to ask for " BUTLER'S FLUID EX- ; JVo to Debtors S<" Creditors ^ 7" ORthe CURE of WOUNDS, ( Ji- ll cerated Legs, Burns, Scalds, Scorhnlic Hu- mours, Sore Nipples, Eruption*, and Pimples in Ihe Face, Breakings out about the Moulh and Nose, Ringworms, and Eruptions of every Denomination, Marshall'a Universal Cerate will be found the most certain and effectual Remedy.— This Cerate also is much superior to every oilier Preparation in remov- ing those troublesome and painful Visitants, CHIL- BLAINS, which has ever yet been offered to the Public; it removes them, whether in a broken or unbroken Stale, allays the Itching and lallamniation on the ( list Appli* calion, aml when broken, heals iu a much shorter Time than can be credited but by Experience. Caution.— Mrs. Marshall, Widow of Ihe late John Marshall, begs to inform the Public, that aa Oint- ment in Imitation of her valuable Cerate, has lately made ils Appearance, bv which many Persons have been deceived. The Coiourof the Ointment is nearly similar to her Cerate ( very generally known by the Name of Marshall's Universal Cerate), nnd the PELICAN OFFICE, FOR INSURANCE ON LIVES And granting Annuities, LOMBARD STREET AND SPRING GARDEN, qnms Office was established in the J « L Year 1797, by a numerous and respectable Proprietary; and the Board. of Directors, with Con- fidence, arising from the increased Prosperity and Permanency of the Establishment, as well as from the Experience of its Usefulness " and Benefit to the Public, think it due to those who may lie still unac^ quaintod with the Importance and Advantages of Life Insurance, briefly lo suggest some of its leading and peculiar Recommendations to almost every Rank in Society. Life Insurance is of manifest Consequence to all j who hold Estates for Life, Situations and Offices, j Civil, Ecclesiastical, or Professional; to Officers in j Asthmas Directions copied nearly Word for Word: there can i the Army and Navy, & c. as, by Payment of an | invoriahly heals Rawness and Soreness of the Chest he no doubt therefore of the Attempt to impose by Annual Premium, the Party insured is enabled to J allays the Ticklin<>- v\ hich provokes frequent Cou « h' Deception, the Directions to her Ceiate have not | provide for Wife, Children, or others, whose future ' * • ' • • * -- ^ HF. REAS HENRY LAWRENCE, of LONG DEN, in the Parish of Pontesbury, in the County of Salop, Grocer, hath, by Indenture bearing- Date the 23d Day of January instant, assig- ned over all his Estate and Effects to Mr. ANDREW JONES, Mercer, and Mr. ROBERT WILD- ING, Grocer, both of Shrewsbury, in the said County, IN TRUST, for the equal Benefit of his Creditors: This is to g- ive NOTICE, that such Deed will remain at the Office of Mr. J.. W. WATSON, until the First Day of March next, for the Inspection and Execution of such of the Cre- ditors who consent to take the Benefit of such Assignment; and such of the Creditors who do not consent thereto, and execute the satne, on or. before the said First Day of March, will he ex- cluded the Benefit thereof.— All Persons. indebted to the said Henry Lawrence, are requested to pay their Debts to the said Assig- nces immediately, or . they will be proceeded against without further Notice. J. W. WATSON. SHREWSBURY, JANUARY, 1823. TRACT OF SARSAI'AUILLA,'' culation. as Initiations are in Cir- Sums; whoever happens to be the best bidder,, must at the same Time p av one Month iu Advance ( if required) of the Rent at which such Tolls may he let, and give Security with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of the Trustees of the said'Turn- pike Roads, for Payment of the Rest of the Money Monthly, or in such other Proportions as shall be then directed. COLLINS, HINTON, & JEFFREYS, Clerks to the Trustees of the said Turnpike Roads. Wenlock, January 7th, 1823. Wenlock and Westwood Gates £ 129 0 0 Hazlar Gate 30 O 0 Rushbury Gate. 8 10 Essence of Coltsfoot for Coughs. rfnHF. Fieri) Coltsfoot, called Tussilago Ja_ by the Ancients, was distinguished, as its Name conveys, for its Excellence in the Cure of Coughs, and other Pulmonary Complaints. Jt DR. STEERS' OPODELDOC " H" S acknowledged superior to till other ? L external Applications for the Cure of Sprains, Bruises. Rheumatism, Cramp, Chilblains, &- c. For Chilblains it should be dissolved and applied on their first Appearance^ to prevent their breaking. SPURIOUS TMt'l'Atioxs of this excellent Itemedv, by Persons who even make Use of Dr Steers' Name, are ill Circulation throughout the Country : Pur- chasers mast therefore be very particular in asking for DR. STEERS' OPODSLDOC, prepared by F. NKW- HEHV & Soxs, and carefully to observe the Name F. NEW Bute" en'irnvpd iii the Black Slump on each Bottle. Price 2s. Hd. Sold by F NEWBERY & SONS, at the original Warehouse for Dr. JAMES'S Powder, 45, St. Paul's, London; and also by all respectable Medicine Venders in Country Towns. Chilblains, Rheumatisms, Palsies, & fc. r- UIILBLAINS are prevented from breaking, and their tormenting Itching in- « tantlv removed by WHITEHEAD'S ESSENCE OF MUSTARD, universally esteemed fur its extraor- dinary Efficacy in Rheumatism, Palsi. cn, ( jontv A Heel ions, anil Complaints of the Stomach ; but • where ibis certain Remedy has been unknown, or neglected, and liie Chilbiaios have actually broke, WHITEHEAD'S FAMILY OR HATE will ease the 1' aia, and vrrv speedily heal them. This Cerate is eoually efficacious for all ill- conditioned Sores, Sure ( Legs, Scorbutic Eruptions, Blotches, Pimples, Ring- • vontis, Shinnies, llreakiogs- ou! on the Pace, Nose, Ears, and Eyelids, Sure and Inflamed Eves, Sure Heads, nnd other Scaihiitic Humours. The ES- SENCE OF MUSTARD is perhaps the most active, penetrating, and efficacious Remedy in ihe World, curing the'sevcrest SPRAINS Axn BRUISES iu less than Half The Time usually taken by any other Liniment or Embrocation, it also heals (' tits, Punctures from • Sharp Instmments, Kails, ''.' horns, Splinters, SjC. with incredible- Facility, without Smart or Pain, pi- eve. n1iug Inflammation and Festering, and is equally useful in the various Accidents of Animals — in short it is a domestic Remedy of such uncommon Excellence and Utility, that no Family sensible to its own Comfort should e\ er he without it. Prepared only, aud sold by IT JOHNSTON, Apothecary, 15, Greek- Street, Soho, London. The Essence and Pills at 2s, yd. each; the Cerate at Is. 1^ 1. ami 2s. Oil They are also sold by W. EDOOIVES, Shrewsbury, and may be had of every Medicine Vender in tlie United / Kingdom. *** The Cenuinc has a Mack Ink Stawp, with the . Vame of P.. JOHNSTO. V, inserted on it. been altered for Forty Years, during which Time the superior Excellency of this Cerate has produced so large and extensive a Sale, as to induce some Persons lo send forth Preparations for similar Complaints; Purchasers are therefore particularly requested lo observe that Mrs. Marshall's genuine Cerate will have her Name alone on ihe Label: " E. Marshall, " Executrix of John Marshall," and " Shaw aud " Edwards, 66, St. Paul's," on the Stamp. Bold by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury ; Wilki s, Wel- lington ;* Procter, and Ridgway, Drayton ; Evuusoll, Whitchurch ; Price, Roberts, ii Edivards, Oswestry ; Smith, Ironbridge uud Wenlock ; Evans & Marston, Whitiell and Bradford, and Massey, Ludlow ; and all Medicine Venders, Booksellers, and Druggists, Price only Is. 11( 1. aud 2s. 9d. per Box. r| pc FAM1 LI ES and SCHOOLS.— It JL is a Fact verified bv daily experience, that the utmost care and Attention are inadequate to pre- vent even tiie most respectable establishments from the Attacks of that unpleasant and troublesome dis- order, the ITCH, which, from its infections nature, is most easily communicated. It will, therefore, be of advantage to those who suffer under this com- plaint to know, that they may rely ou being1 effec- tually cured by ONE HOUR'S APPLICATION Of BARCLAYS' ORIGINAL OINTMENT. This safe, speedy, and effectual Remedy has been in general use for upwards of one hundred- Years, with- out a single instance of its having failed to cure the most inveteratecases. It does not contain the smallest particle of Mercury, or any other . dangerous in- gredient, and may he safely used by persons of the most delicate constitution. THE " PUBLIC ARE , REQUESTED TO BE ON THEIR GUARD AGAINST NOXIOUS COMPOSITIONS SOLD AT LOW PRICES, and to observe, that none, can possibly be genuine, unless the Names of the Propri- etors, BARCLAY and SONS, are engraved on the Stamp atfixed to each Box : great danger may arise from the neglect of this caution. Sold, wholesale and retail, by BARCLAY and SONS ( the only successors to JACKSON and Co.), No. 95, Fleet Market, London, Price. Is. 9d. duty included and, bv their appointment, by W. EDDOWBS, Morris, Palin/ Newling, Davies, Powell, Bowdier, Shuker, and Pritchard, Shrewsbury ; Procter, Green, Dray- ton ; IloiiUtou and Smith, Wellington ; Smith, Ironbridge and Wen look ; Gitton, Bridgnorth ; Scarrott, Shi final ; Stevenson, Newport; Roberts, R. Griffiths, Powell, J. and R. Griffiths, O. Jones, Roberts, Welshpool; Price, Edwards, Bickerton, Mrs. Edwards, Roberts, Oswestry; Griffiths, Bishop's Castie; Griffiths, Ludlow; Baiigh, Elh- smere; Parker, and Evanson, Whitchurch ; Franklin, and Ouslow, Wem. Welfare he may wish in vain, by other Means, to i | promote. It affords a permanent, ultimate Security i I to those who advance Money upon Annuities or ; otherwise. It renders Lenses, determinable on one 1 or more Lives, nearly equal in Value to Freehold ' Estates, as an Insurance to the Amount nf the ; Fine, payable on the Demise of a Party nominated to such Leases, will produce the Sum required for tlie Renewal. It. is a cheering Refuge to Paities en- i gaged in extensive and speculative Undertakings ; ' if affords to Persons in Trade the certain Means of Indemnification against a bad or doubtful Di- bt; in short. Life Insurance, established in Policy, sane- tioned by Government, and confirmed by the Test, of Experience, is become, to almost every Situation in Human Life, a Measure equally important, useful, and beneficial. Annuities are granted Upon the most equitable Terms, under a special Act of Parliament, granted to this Office. THOMAS PAIvKE, Se< PELICAN COMPANY'S AGENTS AT Shrewsbury Shiffm. l _ ing, and gives Liberty of Breathing, without Danger of catching Cold,— Prepared by James Ryan, Sur- geon, Bristol; and sold by F. Newhery and Sons, No. 45, St. Paul's, London, in Bottles, : 3s Cd. eaeh; also by all respectable Medicine Venders, in most Country Towns. Be careful to observe that the Name of " F. NEW. BERI," is engraved on the Stamps. BALSAM OF HO RE MO UN LX tary. Ludlow - - - - Bridgnorth - - Worcester - - - Macclesfield - - M r. Thomas Howell ; Mr. Gilbert Brown ; Mr. E; Jones,' Solicitor; Mr. Benj. Partridge; Messrs. Smith & Parker: Mr. D. Hall. Lignum on the. Venerea!, c. A3 SECOND EDITION. Just published, Price 2s. 6d. riir. ATISE on the VENEREA!, DISEASE, containing Plain and Practical Directions-, l> v which any oue may cure himself. By JOHN LIGNUM, Surgeon, Manchester. To he had of Mr. Lignum, Bridge- street., Man- chester; Simpkin nnd Marshall, Siationer's- Conrt, J. and C. Evans, 42, Lung- lane, West Smithfield, London ; W. Eddowes, Printer and Bookseller, Shrewsbury ; and of all other Booksellers and Medi- cine Venders in Town and Country. * V* As the above Work is divested of Technical Terms, it will he found a valuable Compendium on this Disease. The Prescriptions are all given in English, ami every Thing is explained in the most intelligible Manner. Mr. LIGNUM's PILLS, for the infallible Cure of all Degrees of Syphilitic Diseases. One small Pill is a Dose, and the taking of one Box, in a recent Case, will convince the Patient of his speedy Re- covery. Nothing can he better, contrived, more safe and convenient, than this Remedy, in totally eradi- cating every Symptom of this destructive Malady, by Sea or Land, as it needs no Confinement, Re- atraint of Dief5 or Uinderance of Business, Under ihe Protection of Government, by Royal Letters Patent, C^ RANTED to ROBERT FORD, J5T for his Medicine, universally known by the Title of Pectoral BALSAM of HOREHOUND, and Great Restorative Medicine— invented and published by the Patentee in 179.!, which is patronised by the Nobility, and by the Faculty generally recommended throughout the United Kingdom and on the Conti- nent, as the most efficacious and safe Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Asthmas, Hooping Cough, and all Obstructions of the Bieast and Lungs.— The high Estimation it has obtained over every other Prepara- tion, and the extensive. Demand, sufficiently prove its Superiority, which may be ascertained at anv of the principal Venders of Medicines in the United i Kingdom.— Prepared only and sold by the Patentee iu Bottles at lOs 0d.— 4s. 6< l.— 2s. 9d.— and Is. 9d. ; each. *** The Public will please to observe, i that each Bottle is enclosed in Wrappers printed in ! Red Ink, and signed in the Hand- writing of the Patentee, without which it cannot be genuine. RRT^ Sold by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and all Medicine Venders. A Great Saving. A Shilling PotofWARREN's PASTE BLACKING is eqal to Four Shilling Bottles of Liquid. 7 S^ i I] 13 valuable Preparation possesses _ H all the superior qualities of VVAII- REN'S Japan Liquid Blacking, and only requires the addition of Water, that it would be superfluous for the Proprietor to say any thing iu its praise— tlie superior quality of WARREN'S Blacking being so justly acknowledged by a discerning Pub- lic. VIGILANCE AROUSED! OR, » How to Protect your Granary. A farmer— whose grau'ry by free- booting rats, Was constantly plunder'd— supinely the cats Inert on their station, no vigilance keeping ; Inactive, the scene of encroachment asleep in ;— ContrivM of. the prowlers to lessen their booty, And render the Guardians awake to their duty !— Six Cats were aceustom'd the Gran'ry to watch, Undestin'd a single marauder to catch : When six brilliant BOOTS on the station were plac'd, That each by the Blacking resplendently grae'd Appear'd like a Mirror, of high polish'd hue, A spell of magnetical pouer, that drew A Cat to each BOOT, where her image was seen, Returning Hostility's gesture and mien ! — These Agents behold ! each in wrathful pursuit, Opposing her form to her shade in the BOOT! — Uprais'd each her back, and erect ev'ry hair, And iix'd in the Jet each a menacing glare ! The prelude till ended, at hist, iu a yell, Dismay and retreat on the marauders fell : The Cats each her image display'd in the Blacking With hideously dissonant tumult attacking*, " Combin'd that astounded each sense, and presa^' d Alarm as if Imps were by legions engag'd— And thus, as the Jet its attraction disp'ay'd, Was rais'd a terrific prolonged serenade, Nocturnal and daily; ' till forth from the place Retreated, for ever, the pillaging race ! — And now if despoilers you mean to restrain,— Its success the test of experiment backino- The farmers observe,— in preserving your orain The Agent of Safety is WARREN'S Jet Blackino- 1 TURNPIKE TOLLS. " TKTOTICE is hereby given, that the 1.1 TOLLS arising at the Toll Gates upon the Turnpike Roads at Llanfair and Myfod, in the County of Montgomery, called or known by the Names of Llanfair Bridge Gate and Myfod Gate will be LET BY AUCTION, to the best Bidder) at the Cross Foxes Inn, ill the Town of Llfinfair in the County of Montgomery, on Tuesday, the Twenty- fifth Day of February next, between the Hours of Twelve and Two of the Clock in the Afternoon of the same Day, in the Manner directed by the Act passed in the'Third Year of the Iieijrn of llis Majesty Kins' - George the Fourth, " for regulating, the Turnpike Koads;" which Tolls produced last Year the following Sums, viz. Llanfair Bridge Gate £ 1- 26 0 0 And Myfod Gate 1- fl 0 O above the Expenses of collecting them, and will be put up respectively at those Sums. Whoever happens to he the best Bidder, must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of the Trustees 0f the said Turnpike Roads, for the Payment of the Rent agreed for, and at such Times as they shall direct. JOHN THOMAS, Clerk of the Trustees of the said Turnpike Iloads. DATED 7TII JA. M'ARY, 1823. This Easy Shining and Brilliant Blacking f 11 EPA 11 ED J3Y > i r^ itfe/ iJ^ 30, STRAND, LONDON; AND SOLD AT V/ JHS'WRiGHTS S TA F F O R I) SHIR E C O R DIA L, AND ItoyrtF English Medicine for Horses, THiCIl has been given with unpre- cedented Success in ihe most dangerous Stages of llir Sleeping c. r llaging S'aggeis, Gripes, Colds, Coughs, Feveis, and all Disorders originating ia Colds, or from grazing in marshy wet Meadows, or after severe Exercise iu liacing, Iluuling, work- ing in Coaches, Post- Chaises, or Wagoous, hard Hiding, & e. and is universally acknowledged to be the greatest Kestorative to exhausted Nature, and the most valuable Horse Medicine ever known. Sold at the Original Warehouse far Genuine Medi cines. No. 10, Bow Church- Yard, London ; and by IV. EOITOVVKS, Bookseller, Shrewsbury, and ail the principal Country Booksellers and Druggists.— Price '.' s. ( id. the Bottle. Shrewsbury, by EPDOIYES, — HioGEKSi: Co. BitATTON, STATHAM, DRI'RV, Mo 11 CAY and ASTERLEY, Jo.\' ES, DAVIES, NEVGTT, — tlUMrilliETS. iVem, KYNASTON. Oswestru,... EDWARDS. Ellesmere,.. BAIKIH, FURMSTOX. II elshpool, EVANS, OWEN, JONES, GRIFFITHS. Wenlock .. CI. IVELY. ilndnei, PACE, HCOHES. Drayton,... RIDGWAY. I Newport... JONES, LOWE. Shiffna', — 11 A R N I x O. Wellington, IIOULSTOX & 1 SMITH. Ironbridge, G I. AZ EBROOK . Bangor,. .. HUGHES, GRIFFITH. Hula HA VIES. Curnaivan, OWEN, WILLIAMS. Dolgel. li/, WI LLIA .\ tsix SON Holjjhead,.. JONES, — RICHARDS. > t. Asaph, OWEN. Abergelt/,.. DAVIES. Amlwch,... ROBERTS. Conway,.... ROBERTS. Barmouth,. GRIFFITHS. Beuumaiis, ALLEN. Stomachic Aperient Pills, Prepared from a Prescription of the late Sir RIOHARB JEBB, M. D. and Physician Extraordinary ' o the King. nnHF. SE very justly celebrated PILLS 12 have experienced, through private Recom. mrndation nnd (,' se, during a rerv long period the flattering Commendation of Families" of thp'first Distinction, as a Medicine superior in all others in removing Complaints of Ihe Stomach, arlsino- from Bile, Indigestion, Flatulency, and habitual Cosliic. ness — The beneficial Effect's produced in all Cases for which lhey are here recommended, r, mh is them worthy the Notice of the Public and to Travellers in particular, to whose Attention lliey arc strom. ly pointed out as the most portable, ' safe, and nihil Aperient Medicine that can possibly lie mad.- use of These Pillsare extremely well calculated for tlio. ve Habits of Body, that are subject to he Costive, as'a continued Use of them, does not injure but invio- o. aies the Conslilution, and will lie found t„ passers those Qualities that will remove a long Series of Diseases resulting from a confined State of the Bowels strengthen Digestion, create Appetite, and he of distinguished Excellence iu re Giddiness Headaches, & c & e occasioned by the Mile in the' Stomach, or the ill F, Heels arising from impure or too great a lily of Wine. Spiiii*, ,„• Malt Liquor. Persons of ti e most delicate Constitution mar take them with Safety in all Seasons of the Year". and in all Cases of Obstruction arising fro n Cold or other Causes, where an opening Medicine is wanted i they will he found the best cordial Stimulant in | Use. | Prepared and sold Wholesale and Retail, io Boxes al Is.( id. and 3s.( id each Box. by W UIDGU'AY Druggist, Market Drayton.- Sold R. iail iiv Mr' i II CM I' H'? FYS, Shrewsbury ; Bradbury, Wellington • j Pnrker, Whitchurch: Stevens, Newport; Painter' | Wrexham; Bau » h, E'lesmere ; ftlorgan, Siailbrd • • and by Poole and Harding, Chester. PAR< 0 S'S'S I HOOPING COUGH POWDERS. EW Diseases ha » . M « a » es niive heen found more .. perplexing Hun ihe Hooping Cough, and the Medicines usually administered f,> r this alnrmino- Complaint having proved totally illitlictual Mr PARSONS is induced, after several Years Experience III ils Efficacy, lo ..( for his Medicine to the Public as a safe awl certain Remedy. The Patient will soon he relieved from il, at con. vulsive Att'eptioii termed Hooping; and by pcrsel vering strictly according to the Direction i, two n^ three Packets have almost invariably been fa j sufficient to ert'eci a ceitain Cure. It innv be ailoii- nis ered with perfect S. ii'eiy to Children u, f the most tender Age, as well as to those at a niu/ t> a, 1 vancc, I Period. And by most Boot- makers, Grocers, Ironmongers, J Prepared bv Mr PARSONS, Surgeon, West Malliii" Brush- makers, Perfumers, & c. in everv Town in the * 1 ' ' ' " - - • Kill""' In Pots, 6d. 12d. and 18d. each. L\ t. B. The Japan Liquid Blacking con- tinues to he prepared by ROBERT WARREN, In Bottles 6d. lad. and 18d. each. llj- Ask for WARREN'S Blacking. Kent, and sold in Pack. Is, at 2s. S'd.; each, In Mi ssrs BUTLER, Chemists, No 4, Ch< * pside, St " pan.'.' and 220, Urgent Street ( near the Argvle London; 2( 1, Waterloo- Place ftlinburgll; a::, I .•).'( Saekville Stieet, Dublin; -/ nil by W. Epnotvrs* Shrewsbury, nod the prit. fitpul Medicine Vendcn throng bout the Uui'ed ICii^ dom. N B. Be careful to afor PARSONS's HOOPING COUCH POWDERS, and » « observe tin- Government Stamp has tilt: Words '* lintltr, 4, Ckenpside'' graved uu it. ell LON DON— SATURDAY. ff The Gazette announces the appointment of fife Right Hon. Sir Henry Wellesje. y to behis Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary anil Minister Plenipo- tentiary at the Court of Vienna : and of the Ear) of ( lanwdliam at the Court of Prussia. . We have received ] NTew York Papers to the 25th nit. A letter from Curacoa, of 20th Nov. com muuicat.' s the important intelligence Of the com- plete defeal <; f the Republican Gen. Mdntilla, by tiva. Morales, near Maracajbo, at Gasabiwa, in the territory of the Guajaro Indians. Morales took 800 prisoners, besides much baggage, nihniuuitioM, A. c. . YicntiHa escaped ^ ith a . small escort, who where pin fired by the Royalists, and it was appre- hended would be taken. Yesterday, being Settling Day for the trans- action* in 1 oreign Securities, a very great sensation was produced by thr announcement of a defaulter nf the first consequence, w ho.> e extensive resource^ were pr- viously supposed lo have placed hint beyond ti- e apprehension this gcuilct. nau i previous cstiniat? lively sympathy occasioned, no < judgment that il fo tainta . ed. n in mi nil to 0,000. He was a large holder, be in every description of foreign slock; and i Kngli . ha reverse; The name of Mr Daniel Moentta: and ihe of his character caused the most r his misfortune. Ii has been ht, by a confidence, in l is own peace of the Continent would he ... I which was so strong as to, induce him io risk his very large property on the issue'.' Of the extend of his losses, ii is currently beiiev'ed, lhat in difference on Spanish Slock alone they I K! the h funds is said to have been under engage- ment's take on the next account day near two mil lions of 3 per cent. Consols. THE FUNDS.— The political events of the week have produced a stronger sensaiioit than any which, has occii. rr. ed since the downfall of Bonaparte ; iu fact, thi' panic has been carried to an extent seldom equalled at the period when this country had to contend with nearly every Power in Europe. The decline in the- fowls since Monday has amounted to nearly .' j per cent, on the extreme quotations, and between 7 and 8 per cent, since the commence-- mem of. the present account — To- day the funds have scarcely, undergone a fluctuation of £ per cent, although the expresses which left Paris on Thursday evening have brought information of a fluctuation of 2 per cent, in the French funds on that day. Consols far the account opened at 75|, and continued stationary at. this price until nearly one o'clock, when the market gave way, consols for account declining to' 75, but ii left off a shade higher, as will be seen by the prices annexed. — VVe are glad lo find that the losses in consequence of the failure of yesterdav, are chiefly sustained by persons who, from their command of capital, are enabled to with- stand the shock. Nothing certain is as yet known with regard to the extent of the failure, but accord- ing to report it amounts to nearly half a nii1,; A" sterling.— Red, Ann. ; Consuls. 75 § ; ditj< account, 75^: 4 per cents. 9o § £; new ditto Exchequer Bills 10s. 12s. prem. ; India Bonds oils. 31s. preui.; Bank Stock shut " BAXK'RI'PTS, FRBIU'AHV 1.— Richard Pinniger, late of Waichfield, Berks, corn dialer.— VV'rlliam Spriiiks, late of Brixton, Surrey, - aker.—. Thomas William Elam, of Bradford, Wilts, clothier.— Page Mitchell, of Bungay. Suffolk, stationer and bookseller.— John Spencer, of Eagle- street, Red Lion- square, Mid- dlesex, livery- stable- keeper.— Daniel Johnson, of Mantwich, Cheshire, druggist.— Joseph Bowman, of Sa. Vford, Lancashire, dyer— George Blair and Wm, Plimpton, of Lower Thames- street, Loudon, seeds- men.— John Wightoii, of Bassinohall- street, London, woollen warehouseman — Joseph Stevens, of New- gaie- street, London, carpet- warehouseman.— Henry O- borne, « if . New Brentford, Middlesex, fishmonger, — Edward !.);< vis, of Chancery- lane, Middlesex, vic- tualler.-— Kiehard Seainmeil, of Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, fuller and spiuuer.— Thomas Smith, < if Watling- street, London, wai'eho'nseinau.— Louis Uippolite Martel. lv a: id Justin Dayrie, late of Fivs- buiy- squa. re, Middlesex, merchants. Several reports prevailed at Paris on Saturday, some of them of the most afflicting kind relative to the Royal Family of Spain— that the King and all the Royal Family had been put under arrest— but the Papers, noticing some of tliem, add that no confirmation had been received. Another report mentioned is, that a counter- revolution has taken place in Madrid. VVe are authorized to repeat the statement which j we made some days since, that there is not toe slightest grounds for the rumour that any additi- onal ships are bringing forward for comm. ssion, or that there is tlie ' smallest appearance of hostile pre* parationsin any of his Majesty's arsenals- Courier. The meeting of Parliament to- morrow, and the anticipation of a favourable Speech, have, as usual, the effect of dissipating the idle fears of the mound interests. Consols this morning opened at. 75, and before twelve o'clock, had advanced to 75g 76. The French Rentes on Saturday closed at 7Sf. 5<> c. Spanish Bonds, 39f. 38c.— At two o'clock the j i'ices of British Stock ' wen — 3 per Cent. Consols 70.— 3 per Cent. Tied. 76 § .— Consolidated 4 per Cents. 94^.— New 4 per Cents. 94$.— Consols for Account Mr. Brougham will certainly move an amend- ment to- morrow in the House of Commons on the ministerial echo fo the King's Speech. Though from the absence of some of the Ministers who have now vacated their scats, much of the public business will be deferred, it will be impossible that, in the present state of things both at home and abroad, the first day. of the Session can pass without an effort being made to convey to the foot of the throne such a declaration of the feelings ihe House of Commons as the crisis calls for.- Globe and Traveller. WALES* MARRIED. On Monday sennight, Mr. Pierce As tie Davies^' surgeon, Llanrwst; to Frances, fourth surviving daughter of the lute Mr. Humphrey Maysmor, of Botteg- ir, Denbighshire. , • DIED. Oh the 24th ult. after a few days' illness, greatly respected, Mr. Henry Hughes^ of Llaudderfel, n'eal Bala, aged 06 years. His death will dong be. : rei g* retted by a large circle of friends, whale bis neighbours will have to lament the loss of one who felt deep interest in their welfarje, . and w& s.,$ 4ajQ. U8 to promote it by every means which he possessed. On Friday last, in Chester, much respected by all who knew her, in the 80th year of her age, Mrs. Williams, relict, of the late Mr. Darnel Williams, of Overton, in the county of Flint, and mother of Mr. Williams, of the. Hop- Pole Inn, Chester. r ' On the 5th ult. at Aberystwith,. Mr. Josepli Hughes, of Glyn- Buch, Cardiganshire. On the 19th ult. Mr. J. I/ rice, innkeeper, of Lhinwnen, near Lampeter, Cardiganshire. On the 20th ult. aged 30, Mary, only surviving dau'ghter. of Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, widow of the iate Mr. John Williams, saddler, of Abervstwith. ^ On the 21st ult. aged 70, Mrs. Davies, late cf Llwyd- Jack, Cardiganshire. SHBEWSBVSY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1823. MARRIED. Yesterday, at St. Alkmond's, the Rev. James The Rev. Mr. Saunders, of Clifton, near Bristol, has recently reduced his Tithe?, in Llanlhvehaiarn, Montgomeryshire, 20 per Cent. A subscription, lias been entered into by the principal inhabitant's of Ruthin, for tlie. relief of the poor of that town, during this inclement I ! season ; and upwards of £ 40 have been collected. Three other persons ( the remainder of; the gang) have been apprehended for the late forgery ou the Holywell Bank. CARMARTHEN COUNTY MEETING. AGRICULTURAL DISTRESS A Meeting of the Freeholders of the County of Carmarthen was held at the Guildhall, in the Matthews, to Miss Rowland, both of this town. | town 0f Carmarthen, on- Tuesday, tlie 28th ultimo, On Friday last, at Oswestry, by the Rev. J. t0 take into consideration the propriety of petuion- Mr. ' ' " " • " ' " " 11IOI1 for Russell, John Bridge water, surgeon' aiid apothecary, of that town, to Eleanor, second daughter of Mr. Roberts, of Sweeney. DIED. On Monday, the 27th of January, at Kington, Herefordshire, in the 90th year of his age, Mr. John Donne, late of Trelewg- oed, in the county of Radnor. On Tuesday, the 28th ult. at Charlton Hill, Mrs. Rachel Jenkins, in the 86th year of age, On Thursday last, aged 40, deeply lamented by his relatives and friends, John Craig, Esq. of this town, merchant ; a gentleman, whose talents-, liberality, and spirit, fully appreciated by those respectable Committees of his townsmen, with whom he has long acted for the public benefit and improvement of the place, have, to them, rendered him no less conspicuous and invaluable, than the humanity of his heart, the suavity of his manners, and generosity of his disposition have endeared him to all in tlie more humble and retired walks of life. Generous in the extreme, with a charitable *' — unbounded, nerlians in nn Parliament to adopt measures for the relief of the Agricultural Interests from the unparalleled distress under which they at. present labour. The Hon. Mr. Rice, M. P. Sackville Gwyniie, Esq. Walter Rice, Esq. W. R. H. Powell, Esq. J. G. H. G. Williams, Esq. J. G. Philipps, Esq, John Saunders, Esq. and several other gentlemen ac- customed to interest, themselves in the political affairs of the county, were present. The HIGH SHERIFF, J. H. Be van, Esq. having opened the business of the . meeting, SACKVILLB GWYNXE, Esq. of Glanbrane Park, rose, and observed, that in submitting the resolu near the scale of the year 1792 a 3 may be fotind consistent w. ith public safety. That all useless places, apd all pensions and sinecures obtained wi thou t ack nowl edged pu b 1 ie ser vices, be abolish ecU That . the strictest economy be observed in the Col- lection and management of the revenue, and in every department of the public service. That fhe taxes - on malt, hops, leather, soap, and candles, and also the assessed taxes, be repealed, and a modiffed property- tax be substituted in their stead ; j and that personal property be made liable to con- j tribute with the landed interest towards the support 1 of the poor, so that money may bear its proportion in the maintenance of that poor alike useful to every class of the community. And lastly, that , you may be pleased to reduce the legal interest of money to four per cent, and to postpone the total resumption of cash payments beyond the period now fixed by law." The Hereford county meeting, which was to have taken place on Friday, on the subject of Par- liamentary Refoi m, is abandoned, Lord Somers, having declined signing the requisition. SHE~ 7UFFS. FOR THE YEAR 1823. Shropshire John Mytton, of Halston, Esq. Cheshire.. ....... John White, of Sale, Esq. Herefordshire... Edmund Burnhain Paleshall, of Al- leusmoie, Esq. Staffordshire.'... Jas. Horderu, of Wo! verhampton, Esq. Warwickshire^.. Edward W'illes, ofNewbold Comyn, Esq. Worcestershire Williams, of Pitmaston, Esq. NORTH WALKS, Anglesey....... Jones Panton, of P asgwyn, Esq. Carnarvon Wiliiain Turner, of Garreg faur, Esq. Merioneth.,.., John Wynne, of Cw. mein, Esq Montgomery.. David Pu « h, of Man. erchydol, Esq. Denbigh ; Sir David Erskine, of Pw. ll y Crochon, Bart. Flint Philip DaviesCooke, of Gwsaney, Esq. SOUTH WALES. Brecon Charles Priehard, of Trewalter, Esq. (: aiv> arthen... John Phillips, of Crygwan, Esq. Cardigan..... Geo Williams Parry, of Llyduade, Esq. Glamorgan... John Edwards, of Rheola, Esq. Peinbroke Owen Lewis, ofTrewern, Es< j. Radnor John Benn Walsh, of Kevenlleece, Esq. SPRINGTIHCUITS. Oxford^- Mr. Justice Best & Mr. Justice Richardson. Norfolk— Chief Justice Abbott. & Mr. Baron Graham. Midland— Chief Justice Dallas & Mr. Justice Park. Home— Chief Baron Richards Mr. Baron Gar row. Northern — Mr. Justice Bay ley & Mr. Justicellolroyd, Western-^ Mr Justice Burroughs the new Judge to succeed Mr. Baron Wood, who resigned on Monday. Stmdnff ant* J^ tuing* Y. BOURLAY respectfully in- - forms his Friends and the Public, that his ACADEMY, upon ST. JOHN'S HILL, re- opened Monday, February 3d, 1823. IIE next DRAYTON BALL will be held at the TALBOT, on FRIDAY, the 21st Day of February. Mrs. TAYLEUR, ? P. BROUGHTON, Esq. 5 Managers. BARON STAFFORD AND HIS AGENT.— The scenes which have been passing under our eyes for the last few weeks, have assumed such a character of outrage and violence, lhat we can no longer com- promise our duly lo the public by passing them over unnoticed. The person who appears as the hero of the drama assumes the name and title of the Honour- able James Stamp Suttnn Cooke, brother and Agent of Richard Stafford Cooke, Lord Stafford. It is hot extiaordinarv perhaps that with such pretensions he has attracted a number of adherents. In the outset, he laid a formal claim to the Castle and Estates of Sir George Jcrningluun, Bart and attempted to hold possession of the Casllc, by force, in which'he was foiled bv the prompt aud decisive conduct of Sir • George Jeruingham's Agent. Mr. J. S. S Cooke after,. wards issued notices to al! the tenants " holding under Lord Slatlord's Barony," not to pay I heir rents to Sir George Jerniiigham—- following it up w ith ano- ther, requiring them to pay their rents to himself, as the agent of ' he Baron, on pain of being distrained on, and intimating that the present rents would be lowered one half for the next seven years, and no tenant expelled from his present occupancy. Having thus laid a foundation, he proceeded lo appoint his Steward, Bailiff, Woodman, Gamekeeper, § c. fyc. and then entered upon more active operations hy employing men to cut down and carry off the timber from Sir ( forge's Estate near the town.- This oper. ation, however, was silenced by the rather tardy but safe agency of the Lord Chancellor's fiat, which shed its talismanie influence over ihe intruders, and Un- nerved their arms at once. It arrived in time lo pre- vent any serious damage, and the limber, with a few exceptions, has been quietly returned to ihe soil where it grew.— A few days ago, Mr, James Stamp Sutton Cooke sent his followers to take possession of the house and effecls of Sir George's agent, under the pretence of levying a distress for £ 1000 as rent due to the new Lord Stafford's Barony They were, however, soon expelled from the premises hut the boldness of the act, striking with dismay some of the minor tenants, induced them to pay their ha'f- rents to avoid such unwelcome visitors. This oper- ation of distraining upon the Tenants is still going on daily up to the present moment. StaJJbidshire Advertiser, Jan. 25. The same Paper, of the 1st inst. says—" The Hon. James Stamp Sutton Cooke, whose extraordinary proceedings were noticed iu our last. paper, has, wilhin the last week, been making offers of the farms of Sir George Jeruiugham's estate at half the present rent, upon leases for 21 years, and promising pos- session at Lady. day !— and ( surprising as the fact may appear to our readers) we understand that several persons have paid money in advance for the contract of such leases.!. a further sum to be paid when they shall he duly executed. On Wednesday, however, the Hon. Mr. Cooke was apprehended on a charge of havingTibtaiupd, by false pretences, from Win. Rogers ( one of Sir George's tenants) the sum of £ 17.10s. as half- rent d ue to his brother, the Baron; and on Thursday the case was heard before the Justices for the borough, but the decision upon it was postponed. The defendant was theu charged with having, by false pretences, obtained from Thomas Shelley, the sum of £ 4 as deposit money for lands iu the occupation of two of Sir George's tenants, at the rate of £ 1 per acre, the remainder to be paid when the lease should be signed. Upon this charge the Justices ordered him to stand committed— but he was liberated on bail.— Informations have been laid against the ne. w Lord^ s gamekeepers, and copies of writs served upon other persons for trespassing upon the property of Sir George Jerningham. At a public meeting of the freemen of Liverpool, on Friday, it was determined to invite Mr Huskis- son to become a candidate for the representation of that town. POSTSCRIPT. L0WI) 0jY\ Monday A'ighl, Feb. 3, 1823. The Paris Papers of Saturday morning and evening, and letters of the same date, have arrived by express The preparations for warfare ai'e carrying on by the French Government with vigour. Jlegmienffc have already begun their march from Paris and other parts of France. The Duke d'Angouleme sets out on the 18th, and will be. accompanied as far as Kourdeaux by the Duchess. M, de Laui iston will command the division of the Western Pyrenees. About Ihe end of this month a force of 50,001) French infantry will be ready to enter Spain. It appears from all the French Papers aud Letters that the French Government is determined upon carrying on warlike operations as quickly aud with as large a force as possible. It is even said that a body of French troops have already joined a corps of Spanish Royalists to oblige Mina to raise ihe siege of Scod'Urjjci. li dispositL. instance will aiy individual be more generally missed by society around ; and by the poor, in particular^ to whom his relieving hand was ever extended in the time of need, his decease will long- be sincerely felt and deeply deplored. Possessing ample means, and feelingly alive to all the kindly sympathies of our nature, in him, every charitable institution tending in any respect, to the temporal welfare or future happiness of man, always found a ready, an able, and cnearful contributor. And his memory, embalmed in the grateful hearts of mufti- ; tudes, who " shared in his beneficence unknown to the world, will long be cherished and revered: and by none more than by his affectionate domestics, who always experienced from him the tender attentions o « f a parent, rather than those of a master, and to whom he bequeathed, with his last and dying- blessing, a large share of his wonted munificence. Along with this testimony to his private and inestimable worth, it may be observed, that, in matters of mercantile business, Mr. Craig- was a brilliant example of what a British Merchant ought to be— gentlemanly, correct, liberal, honourable. On the whole, it may with truth be asserted, that, perhaps, as an useful and as an ornamental member of society, the excellency of his character has seldom been equalled and never surpassed. Same day, aged 33, after a short but severe illness, Mr*. W. Eddowes, jun. eldest son of the Proprietor of this Paper. On Sunday last, at her house in St. Alkmond's Square, in this town, Mrs. Coligreve. On Monday, the 27th of January, at Overton, near Ludlow, in this county, in the 73d year of his age, to the deep regret. of all his relations and a large circle of acquaintances, after a long' and severe illness, which he bore with christian fortitude, and resignation, Mr. Richard Holland, for DEATH OF DR. JENNSH. BY A FRIEND OF THE DISTINGUISHED DECEASED. LINEN & WOOLLEN DRAPERY, SI LA' JUERCERY, HOSIERY, HABERDASHERY, & c. ROGERS AND PAGE 1| 3 ESPECTFULLY inform their Friends HHb and the Public that it is their Intention to offer to their Notice, in the Spring, a choice and extensive Collection of everv Description of FA- SHIONABLE FANCY GOODS \ and, as the Winter is now so far advanced, it is their Deter- mination to sell the Remainder of their Winter Stock at very REDUCED PRICES, and would most particularly call their Attention to the follow- ing Articles: Habit and Pelisse Cloths, superfine Cloths and Cassinleres, Stuffs, Bombasins, Norwich Crapes, Lustres, Poplins, Shawls, Scarfs, Cloaks, Fur Flounces and Trimming- s, Satins, Fancy Trim- mings, Ribbons, & c. They have constantly on Hand a large aud superior Stock of 7- 8ths and 4- 4ths Irish Linens, of the most approved Fabric, and such as they can most confidently recommend. — Sheetings, Table Linen, Blankets* Counterpanes, Quilts, icc. N. B.— R. & c P. embrace the present Opportunity of gratefully acknowledging the liberal Support they have been honoured with since their Com- mencement in Business. IFCJR* FUNERALS FURNISHED. To Noblemen and Gentlemen, PROPRIETORS OF COLLIERIES, IN THE COUNTIES OF Stafford, Salop, and Chester. AGENTLEMAN of great Experience in Colliery Concerns, who is much engaged in the Inspection and Management thereof, and under whose Snperintendance Property of that Description has been very much improved, having to pass through Staffordshire, Shropshire, and Cheshire thrice a Year, would at those Times, on reasonable Terms, undertake to inspect a Colliery situate in any of the said Counties, and give the necessary Directions for the proper Management thereof in every Department belonging" to it. { d?* References of the. first Respectability can be given. *** Letters addressed to C. D. Post Office, Southampton, will meet due Attention. A CHARITY BAIils, FOR THE BENEFIT OF S. h iffn a I Na tional Schoo /, ILL be held at the JERNINGHAM ARMS INN, on THURSDAY, the 20ih of February, 1823. Mrs. W. BOTFIELD, Lady Patroness. Bev. J. E. COMPSON,) Mr. FLETCHER, C Managers. Mr. BAY LIS, > Ladies' Admission- Ticket 5s,; Gentlemen's 8s. — To be had at the Bar, and Shiffual Bank. " ANTED, us BUTLER, a steady middle- ag- ed single Man, who has lived in that Capacity in a genteel Family, and who under- stands Brewing- and the Management of Malt- Liquor. TO PLANTATION GARDENERS. ANT E D immediately, in the Conri* ty of Ra'nor, a Person Who has been accustomed to Planting in Mountainous Districts and has a thorough Knowledge of the Business, to undertake the Management of extensive Nurseries, Plantations, and Coppice Woods.— Letters ( Post paid), with respectable References, stating where the Applicants have of late Years been employed, and also the Names of two Sureties who shall be responsible for Growth, Preservation, arid proper Management, and also stating the Annual'Salary required, addressed to Mr. JAMES STEPHENS, J. ar/ d Surveyor, Presteign, will be duly attended to. N. B. A suitable Cottage, with i Land, may be had, if required. PRESTEIGN, FEB. 1, 1823. few Acres of PIET. V, - many years a paper- manufacturer, near Ludlow. He was a man of rural mind and most amiable disposition and goodness of heart, of the strictest honour and probitf, and deservedly possessed the esteem and affection of all whom he was acquainted with. On Friday last, aged 53, Mr. Robert Alcock, cloth worker, of this town. A few days ago, at Hughley, near Much Wenlock, in the 76th year of his age, Mr. Thomas Madeley, a respectable farmer, whose character was marked with integrity and many social virtues. At his Cottage, the Tantan, Argyleshire, on the 7th of June last, in the 34th year of' his age, Colin Anderson, Esq, late a Captain in the 19th Lancers, in which Regiment he had served nearly a period of twenty years, joining that Corps while stationed in the East Indies. His gentlemanly deportment aud urbanity of manners ( with the strictest sincerity in friendship) will make his early loss long and sincerely felt and lamented by the select few of his friends and acquaintances. On the 24th ultimo, at Newport, in this county, Mrs. Esther Topham, aged 70. She lived in the service of the late Walter Harvey Thursby, Esq. of this town, and his excellent Lady, as house- keeper, from the day of their marriage, to the moment.- of their deaths, a period of hftv years Discreet and prudent in her conduct, gentle and kind in her temper and demeanor, warmly attached and faithfully zealous to the best interests of her master and mistress, she lived a rare example of perfect integrity in the station in which she was placed ; her upright and truly christian course gave to the reflections of old age a peace, religion only can bestow ; and under the painful decay of nature, this good and faithful servant, sweetly illustrated the following observation " The suf- ferings of the body are soon over, but the joys of conscience have no end :" for she calmly resigned her breath supported by faith and hope in a glori- ous immortality, truly beloved and lamented. On the 26th ult.. " at Eardiston, near Ludlow, Lady Smith, relict of Sir William Smith, Bart. She was a sincere and disinterested friend. To the poor she was ever kind and charitable. The virtues that adorned her conduct emanated from principles truly christian; and a pure unshaken faith in her Redeemer, was the solace of her afflieted life— her strength and support in the hour of death. At- Camden- street, Islington, Richard Temple, Esq. late Lieut.- Colonel of the 23d Regiment Wreish Fusileers, and one of the oldest Officers in his Majesty"' s service. On the S$ Sth ult. at Rainbow Hill, near Worcester, after a long illness, William Sandford, Esq aged 04. He was formerly Apothecary to the Salop Infirmary, and several years in practice as Surgeon and Apothecary at- Wellington. For twenty- seven years he was subsequently one of the Surgeons to the Worcester Infirmary. In the discharge of his professional duties he was remarkable for prompti- tude of decision and readiness of resource ; for a cheerful and encouraging deportment; and for the. most humane attention to his patients. To his relations and connections lie was kind and generous, to his friends faithful, and in all his dealings candid and sincere. Same day, at. Much Wenlock, aged 80, Mrs. Minshall ; a woman highly respected by all that knew her. Visiting Clergyman this week at the Infirmary, the Rev. Richard Williams :— House- Visitors, Sir John Betton and Mr. Richard Williamson. The Collections at the Methodist Chapel, after Sermons by the Rev. J. Cbettlc, in aid of the Good Samaritan Society, amounted to £ 12. 8s. 8d. Additional Subscriptions. . : ions, which he held in his hand, to the,'. meeting, be was aware that the duty had devolved on one who felt that he was very inadequate to do justice to a question of such importance to the landed interest. He begged to propose a few resolutions, which he hoped would meet the approbation of the meeting. 1 hose resolutions stated tU& i. ljie • agri- cultural interest laboured under unparalleled dis- tress, and that it was expedient to petitiqu Parlia- ment for the relief thereof. ' J he Sheriff, after reading the resolutions, was about taking the sense of the meeting on each of them, when The Hon. Mr. RICE said, as he. understood that other gentlemen had petitions to propose, it would be advisable that they should introduce them. The resolutions being again read, the first of them, stating the agricultural distress, was adopted by the meeting, and Mr. GWYNNE proposed a peti- tion to the Commons, founded upon it. It was seconded by J. G. Ii. G. WILLIAMS, Esq. of LI wy ny worm wood. WALTER RICE, Esq. of Llwynybrain, moved another petition, as an amendment, which, he said, prayed for a repeal of those taxes which pressed so heavily on the agricultural interest, and that per- sonal property should be made- liable to contribute with the lauded interest, towards the support, of the poor, so that many may bear its proportion in the maintenance of the poor, alike useful to every class of the community. He complained that the taxes were not borne in equal proportion by the funded with the agricultural interest. . A man, although possessed of £ 100* 000, may live in private lodgings, and pay little or no taxes. His petition embraced not only these individuals, but also those who go to foreign countries to expend their incomes. They ought to pay towards the expenses of the State, as well as the* resident gentry. A reform in Parlia- ment was necessary, and should a meeting be called for that purpose, he certainly would attend. Mem- bers of Parliament ought to attend to the interests of their constituents. GEORGE THOMAS, Esq. said, he hoped some gentleman of consequence would have produced a petition calculated to meet the question, and sug- gesting the proper remedies for the great and un- paralleled distress ; but, as no one had done s. o, he would exercise his rig- lit as a freeholder by propos- ing a petition, which, in his judgment, went to the root of the evils. In much of the preceding peti- tions he cordially agreed, though there were some things he disapproved; but his g- reat objection to them was, that they did not go far enough. He trusted the. question would be discussed upon its merits, and deprecated all clamour upon so grave a subject: The causes of the distress, lie stated, to be the wars in which the country had been j engaged, during nearly the whole of the late King's reign. Upon the justice and policy of these wars he ^ declined offering any opinion ; —. they might, how, ever, be justly termed unfortunate, inasmuch as they had entailed such an enormous debt upon the country. The other causes were those enumerated in his petition; among othefs, the profligate ex- penditure of the public money, and the injudicious resumption of cash payments; but the gre'at cause was, the defective state of the House of Commons, in which the Minister of the day could always command a majority. In the present Lord Grey's celebrated petition, it was stated, and offered to be proved, that fifteen thousand persons, out of a po- pulation OT seventeen millions, returned a majority of the Members for England and Scotland. It appeared also, by other returns, that 300 Members were returnedjby Peers, and 187 more by Ministers and a few Commoners, leaving- only 171 who were returned by the people.—[ He was here called to order by Major Mansel, who contended that Parlia- mentary Reform was not included in the requisi- tion.]— Mr. Thomas said, that the words of the requisition were general — u to consider of the proper measures for the relief of the distress, & c." — Reform, he considered, to be one of those mea- sures—[ Colonel Gwynne, Captain Rice, and other geiHlemen, expressing a wish that Parliamentary Reform should be discussed at a separate meeting, and promising" to sign a requisition eaid attend, Mr. Thomas agreed to wai ve that - question.] - M r. T. then resumed, by pointing out the remedies, as embodied in the petition ultimately passed. One particular fact., to shew the tremendous increase of the public burdens, he impressed upon the meeting- with great earnestness, viz.— that it appeared, by Parliamentary documents, that the expense of cof- lecting- the taxes, at. the close of his late Majesty's reign, exceeded the. interest of the National Debt at its commencement. After several other observa- tions, he concluded by thanking the meeting for the patience with which he had been heard, and by | proposing his petition, omitting the clause for Par- liamentary Reform. The Hon. Mr. Rice proposed to the Sheriff that the petitions should be put to the meeting in the order in Which they were moved. Mr. Gwynne said, that for the sake of unanimity he would with- draw his petition. The Hon. Mr". Rice suggested that the different gentlemen who moved and seconded the two last petitions should retire to the Council- Room, and embody the material contents of the two petitions in one. On the return of the gentlemen, Mr. Walter Rice brought up the petition as altered, and said, he hoped it would meet the unanimous approbation of the gentlemen present. After a few alterations suggested by different gentlemen, the petition was adopted, w- ith the exception of two dissentients. The Hon^ Mr. Ilice, we understand, did hot vote at all. The Sheriff read a letter from John Jones, Esq. M. P. for the borough, lamenting his inability to attend from severe illness. The meeting was one of the largest and most respectable that has been seen in Carmarthenshire for some time ; and a strong- desire was manifested by the- different gentlemen to insure unanimity of On the morning of Sunday, the 26th ult. died, after a very short attack, at his house in Berkeley, Dr. JENNER.— To record on his tomb that he was the INVENTOR of VACCINE INOCULATION, is enough permanently to designate him to future ages as the greatest contributor to the physical interests of mankind who ever existed in this or any other nation. No antecedent improvement in Medicine can rank in direct utility with this single one. In every quarter of the globe where it has been actively disseminated it has effected an immense saving in the destruction of human life, and of human suffering and deformity. In our E stern and Western Colonies, and all over the Continent of America, the Small Pox has been universally cheeked and diminished. In the European nations of Russia, France, Prussia, Austria, Sweden, and Hollaud, the Small Pox is in some, viz. Prussia and Sweden, absolutely extinct, and in others its occurrence is comparatively unfrequent. The most rapidly extending and epidemic Small Pox has been at once disarmed by the powers of Vaccina- tion. In the United Empire ot Great Britain and Ireland, the bills of mortality, the reports of differ- ent hospitals, dispensaries, and those of individuals, all attest a g- reat diminution of the occurrence of Small Pox. In this kingdom, in consequence of the principles of our Constitution leaving much to personal choice and liberty, the g- overnnient has never interfered decidedly in the extension of Vac- cination— other and more despotic States have done so with advantage. The author of these remarks sincerely hopes that the legislative powers of this nation may sanction the adoption of more energetic though not compulsory, means towards the diffusion of Vaccination. The preceding- remarks have been directed solely to Dr. Jenner's grand and unparalleled discovery of Vaccination ; those who succeed are relative to his general and professional character, and to his other important works. If any man ever existed who possessed an original, and we might almost add an intuitive, claim to the pretensions of a Natural Historian and PHYSIOLOGIST, Dr. Jenner was that claimant.— Nature had given him great genius, vast sagacity, much inclination, and great ardour iu the prosecution of the subjects of Natural History, Physiology, and Pathology;— his re- searches were consistent and connected — at an early age he was destined to the study of one department of the medical profession, SURGERY.— In the commencement of his studies he was associ- ated, and connected, with some late eminent characters, Dr. Parry, of Bath, Dr. Hickes, of Gloucester, and Dr. Ludlow, of Corsham, near Bath ; but: above these, he was honoured with the peculiar friendship and patronage of the late Mr John Hunter, of whose name it is nearly superfluous to mention that it stands highest in the rolls of surgical and philosophic reputation. Mr. Hunter, well aware of the extraordinary talents of Dr. Jenner, THEN A PUPIL, offered to him PATRONAGE, CONNEXION, and EMPLOYMENT in his PROFESSIONAL | and PHYSIOLOGICAL pursuits. Dr. Jenner, how- [ ever, preferred a residence at his native place, Berkeley : here he acquired not merely high local reputation, but, from the public observations and discoveries which he promulgated, great estimation ranks of philosophers, and medical HUNTING Sir Edward Smythe's Fox Hounds meet Wednesday, Feb. 5th ( this day), Cross Hill. Friday, 7th The Kennel. Monday, 10th Acton RevnaldHall. Wednesday, 12th Pitchford'Hall. Friday, I4th Battlefield. At half past ten. Sir Richard Pules ton's Fox Hounds meet Wednesday, Feb. 5th ( this day) Shocklach Hall. Saturday, 8th Twemlows. At eleven. The IVorceslershire Hounds meet Friday, Feb. 7th Dudmaston. Mr. Hay's Fox Hounds meet Thursday, Feb. 6th Aqualate Hall. Satu rday, 6th L'ogge rheads. The Aston Confederate Harriers. Thursday, Feb. 6th Hordley. Saturday, 8th Sandford Heath. The Cheshire Hounds meet Wednesday Feb. 5th, ( this day) Shavington. Friday 7th, .... Wrenbury Village Saturday fcth, Ravensmoor. Monday 10th Sallersford Bridge. Tuesday lltb,.... .. Alderley. Wednesday 12th, Withington Green. Friday 14th, Brereton. Saturday 15th, Nor ley Beach. At half past ten o'clock. During the iate very severe frost the river Dee was completely fiozen over, presenting a clear sheet of ice ten or twelve miles in extent. The skaiters enjoyed the opportunity of following this inducing amusement ; and on Friday se'nnight the Earl Grosvenor put on his skaits at Eaton, and came down the river to Chester in great st\ le, accom- panied by one of his servants— a distance, probably, of about six miles. MARKET IIERAIjP . SHREWSBURY. In onr Mnrket, on Saturday last, tjn> price of Hides HORSES LOST. Stolen or Strayed, On Thursday last, out of a Piece of Land on the Cannock Road, about Half- a- Mile from Wolver- hampton. CHESNUT FlORSE, Collar- marked, about 15 Hands 3 Inches hijfh, and a small Star on his Foiehead:— Also, u handsome HAY BLOOD MARR, nearly 15 Hands higli; both Horses were without Shoes. It' Strayed, whoever may have taken them up, and will bring- litem to Mr. PROPD, 8" ngenu, Wolver- hampton, shall be well rewarded for their Trouble, and Irive all reasonable Expenses paid. If Stolen, a REWARD of TWENTY GUINEAS will be given on Conviction of Ihe Offender or Off- nders. Wolverhampton, 28//; January, 1893 TO 1Jli LET, And may be entered upon immediately, or upon the First Day of May next, OV3ESBTON COTTAGE, ( Near Overton Bridge,) Late the Residence of Mr. Pjun. rjpHE House consists of a Dining and' 1 Drawing Room each 16 Feet by 13, a small Sitting Roonr, Kitchen, Back Kitchen, Pantries, Larder, Cellars, Knife House, & c. & c. and Seven. Bed Rooms. A good Stable, Cow House, and Gig House, Two Gardens, and about Two Statute Acres of excellent Pasture Land. The Premises are situate One Mile from Overtcn, and Six from Wrexham and Ellesmere. Terms of Letting, and further Particulars, may be known on Application to WM. LAWTON, Overton Lodge, Flintshire. TO BE SOLD, \ HANDSOME CHARIOT, with a Barouche Seat in Front. It has just been furnished with new Wheels, and painted a fashion able Brown. The same Warranty will be given with it as with a new Carriage.— For Particulars, apply to WM. MORRIS, Coachmaker, Shrewsbury- MOST ELIGIBLE BUILDhYG LAND, IN THE ABBEY- FGREGATE, Co bt& tt onlUxQc: BEAUTIFULLY situate at the East End of the ABBEY- FOREGATE, and now in the Occupation of Mr. John Tomkies and his. Undertenants, containing by Admeasurement £> 144 Squnre Yards or thereabouts. This Property may be divided into Lots, and is. well suited for Builders. Further Particulars may be known by Application to Mr. HAMS, Builder,, Abbey Foregate. was 5d. pe Wheat ( New) ( Old) Barley ( New) ' ( Old) Oats.. Peas - Calf Skins 6d— Tallow 3£ d. 8. ,44 10*. 0 2 33 8 J The Quarter of 1 U > 27 0 { I f23 6 I eightWinches- u ; = * Mer Bushels, or 2 S 18 256 Quarts. 0^ J 00 0 J J. Tavlor, Esq. Solicitor, London T 0 Ml. Griffith, St. John's- Hill 0 10 Mr. AUop 0 5 Mr. Dean 0 5 Miss W. by Mr. Howell 0 5 opinion The Petition adopted, after setting forth the depression of the landed interest ( which it ascribes to the pressure of taxation and the return to cash payments), proceeds : —" vour Petitioners humbly ) but earnestly recommend that the establishments of the country, both civil and military, be reduced ai in the superior professors. After some less important communi- cations to the Royal Society of London ( of which he was early made a member), he imparted to thein acomplete Natural History of the CUCKOO, ofwhieh bird the laws and habits were previously unknown, and were involved in obscurity;— the singular ingenuity of this paper, and the acute powers of observation which it developed in the observer, enhanced Dr. Jenner's reputation in the philosophic world. Dr. Jenuer also communicated to his youthful friend and colleague, attached to him by congenial feeling and similarity of pursuit, the late highly- gifted Dr. Parry, of Bath, his discovery of the internal diseased structure of the heart, which produces the disease called Angina Pectoris, and . which, was ^ before unknown and conjectural.— Dr. Parry, in a treatise on the subject, not only most honourably recorded Dr. Jenner's original detec tion of the cause of this disease, but confirmed it: accuracy by subsequent and ingenious investiga tion. After a long and arduous enquiry into the disease termed Cow Pox, which is a common com- plaint in cows in Gloucestershire, and some other counties, and which to those who receive it from the cows in milking appears, from long existing tradition, to confer complete security from Small Pox, either natural or inoculated, Dr. Jenner determined to put the fact to the test of experiment, and accordingly inoculated some young persons with matter taken from the disease in the cows, in 1797. These persons afterwards resisted the influ- ence of Small Pox ; to some of the experiments the author of this memoir was a witness, and it is impossible for him to conceal or withhold his evidence of their complete success and of then- accurate institution. From the irrefrag- able proof which these experiments afforded of the power of Cow Pox Inoculation to protect the human being from Small Pox contagion, Dr. Jenner was induced to bring this inestimable fact before the public in 1798.— That this was promulgated with all the simplicity of a Philosopher, and with all the disin- terestedness of the Philanthropist, every candid contemporary and observer will admit, and will unite in admiring* his just pretensions to both characters. The first medical professors in the metropolis allowed that had Dr. Jenner kept his discovery in the disguise of Empirical secresy, he would have realized immense emoluments ; but the pure and liberal feelings which Dr. Jenner pos- sessed spurned and rejected such considerations, and his general remunerations, even including the sums voted by Parliament, were well known to his confidential friends to be moderate in the extreme, When liable to the deductions for labour and expense in correspondence with the four quarters of the world, as well as with ti e whole of this empire ; besides the necessity of continued resi- dence in London, to protect and regulate the prac- tice of Vaccination. CORN- EXCHANGE, FEB. 3. Contrary to expectation, the business yet doing at our Market is very trifling. The holders of Grain, know ing that the consumers are without their ade- quate stock, will not give way in prices; and the latter, expecting- a reduction will eventually take place, hold back from purchasing. The uncertain state of the political world is oue reason of the slackness, and the decision one way must materially affect this market, many speculators in the event of war being inclined to make large purchases of grain, for the purpose of storing it ; and therefore little will be done, in all probability, until the opening of Parliament shall have thrown some light upon the impending events. We can quote no alteration in the price of grain, with the exception of bailey, which may be quoted at Is. lower. All other re mains nominally without variation. Current Price of Grain per Quarter, as under A - T A / LOO I Wiliftt P/. V1C Sfie tn Wheat Barley Malt 44. s to 40s 26s to 32s 52s to 58s White Peas Beans Oats 36s to 39s 22s to 26s 23s to 24s TIMBER. TO BE SOLTTIIY AUCTION, BY VV. JACKSON, On Saturday, the 15th of February, at the Red Lion Inn, in Newport, ii) the County of Salop, between the Hours of four and six o'clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced j Cg- liiF, under- mentioned TIMBER, now 51. growing upon the IIowle Estate, near Newport : — 50 Oaks, Scribe- marked from 1 to 50. 36 Ash ditto from 1 to 36. 4 Elms ditto from 1 to 4. The Timber may be viewed by applying- at the House at Howie, where a Person will be appointed to shew it. On the 1 st of February will be published, No. I.' of Fine Flour 35s lo 40s per sack ; Seconds 30s to 35s SMITllFtELD ( per st. ofm. sinking ofal). FEB. 3, 1823. Our supply is a fair one ; aud Beef may be quoted without any material alteration from last Monday. Mutton may be quoted 2d. per stone dearer than ou Friday; and fi. ie Veal sells as well as 5s. 6d. per stone, which is above our last quotation. Pork is about 2d. per stone cheaper, and but little doing. The Market up. m the whole is not very brisk. Prices returned bu the ClerJc oj the Market, Reef ... 3s Od to 4s " Oil I Veal ' 4s Od to 5s 6il. Mutton 3s Od lo 3s 6d | 3s 2d to 3s Od. Lamb 0s Od Od S Beasts 550 FKIDAY... MONDAY. " J Calves 120 Beasts 2,405 " I Calves 113 Pork 3! Oil to 0s Sheep Pigs Sheep Pigs 5,040 90 19,820 260 LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Wheat Barlev Oats.! Malt Fine Flour Od. Od. 5d. Od. Od. to 6s. 9d. per 701b. to 4s. Sd. perGOlhs. lo 2s. 9d. per 45lbs. to 8s. 3d. per36qts. to 32s. Od. per2401 bs VIEWS IN WALES, engraved in the best Line Manner, hv EDWARD FIXDES, from Drawing- s by Captain BATTY, of the Grenadier Guards, F. Il. S. To he completed in Twelve Num- bers, each containing Five Plates with descriptive Letter- Press, and to appear regularly each Month. Small 8. vo. 5s. with a few Proofs in 4to. No. 1 contains — I. Chepstow, from the Cliff- opposite the Tawr.— II. Llangollen.— HI. Conway Castle, from the Woods.- IV. Abergavenny.— V. Wrexham. Printed for JOHN MCRSAY, Albemarle- Street. BRISTOL CORN EXCHANGE. Spring price of Wheat, per sack s. 0 yearling Ewes and Wethers, 19 two- years old Rams, 14 yearling Ditto; 14 fat Cows and Bullocks, t> Cows and Heifers in- calf ( of the short- horned), capital two- years old short- norned Bull, 2 two- years old Bullocks, 4yearling Ditto, Sc2 Calves ; 15 Draught Geldings and Mares, four- years old Draught Stal- lion, good Gig Horse, four- years old Mare, two Ponies, two- years old Hack Coit, 2 Yearlings, and Brood Mare in- foal. GRAIN, & c. 10) Acres of Growing Corn, 10 Acres of Turnips, .3 Slacks of Corn, 2 Ditto of Barley, 1 Ditto of Oats, and 5 Stacks of Hay ( the Straw, Hay, and Turnips to be eat on the Premises), also a Quantity of Threshed Corn, Barley, Vetches, and Peas, and about 60 Bushels of Potatoes. IMPLEMENTS. Steam- Engine ( 8- horse Power), 2 broad- wheel Waggons, 9 broad and narrow wheel Carts, 5 Harvest Cart Bodies, Cast- metal and Wood Rolls, 8 Ploughs, Corn, T. irnip, and Bean Drills, 12 one aud two- horse Harrows, 2 Winnowing Machines, 10 Dozen of Hurdles, Hi Sets of Gears, Scales and Weights about 300 Yards of Sheep Netting, Kib- bling Mill, with a large Assortment of small Implements, and a complete SET of BLACK- SMITH'S TOOLS. THE FURNITURE Is very genteel, and comprises handsome Fourpost and tf'eut Bedsteads, with Murine and Printed Furniture, excellent Feather Beds, Flock & Straw Matt, asses, Counterpanes, Blankets, Bed & Table Linen, Compass Bed, Side and Floor Carpets, excel Irit Mahogany Furniture in Chests of Drawers, Dressing Tables, Bason Stands, Pillar and Claw Dining Tables, Pembroke Ditto, Secretary and Bookcase, Dining Parlour Chairs, itc.; valuable Glass, China, Books, and Prints ; with a general Assortment of Kitchen, Dairy, Sc Brewing Utensils, Casks, THE AUCTIONEER respectfully informs the Public, that the Sheep are of the true Old Leicester Breed ; and ilic Preference given to the Proprietor in the Sale of his Rams, is a Proof o'- the Superiority and Purity of the Flock. The Ca tie, Horses, and Implements, and every Description of the Property, lias an equal Claim. ORDKR or SALE. First Da; i.— The Whole of the Live Stock. Second Day.— Growiug Cum, Grain, aud Imple- ments. Third Hay.— The Principal Furniture Fourth Day.— Kitchen, Dairy, ' Utensils, & c. Catalogues, describing each Lot, are pre- pared, and may be had at the Talbot Inn, Drayton ; Red Lion, Newport; Swan, Wolverhampton ; Star, ShilFnal; Bull's Head, Wellington ; and THE AUCTIONEER, in Salop. Sale each Morning at eleven o'Clock to a Minute. At the Fox Inn, Shrewsbury, on Saturday, the 1st Day of March, 1823, between the Hours of four and six o'Clock in the Afternoon; ALL that MESSUAGE and FARM, with the Outbuildings thereto belonging, together With 80 Acres of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land, situate at GRAVENOR, in the Parish of Weutnor, in the County of Salop, in the Occupation of Mr. THOMAS HARRIES, the Pro- prietor. Possession may be had at Lady- day next. The Tenant will shew the Premises ; and further Information may be obtained on Application at the Office of Messrs'. MADDOCK and BORLEY, Shrews- bury. Live Stock, Hay, Implements, House- hold Furniture, Dairy and Brewing Utensils. BY THOMAS PARDOE, On Tuesday, the lltli Dav of February, 1823 ; LL THE LIVE'STOCK, HAY, Thrashed WHEAT, HOUSEHOLD FURNI- TURE, Dairy and Brewing Utensils, anil other Effects, on the Premises of Mrs. MARGARET LANE, situated at MUCKLEY CROSS, in the Parish of Actoo Round, in I he County of Salop. Catalogues will lie prepared and distributed. Live Stock, implements, Grain, Hay, Household Furniture, SfC. BY THOMAS PARDOE, On the Premises at MUCKI1ALL, in Ihe Parish of Acton Round, iu the County of Salop, on Thursday and Friday, the 13th and 14th Days uf February, 1823: RG^ HE valuable LIVE STOCK, IM- t PLEMENTS, Slacks of GRAIN, HAY, and HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Dairy and Brewing- Utensils, and other Effecls, the Property of Mr. FRANCIS TAYLOR. The Sale lo commence each Morning at ten o'Cloek precisely, on account of the Number ol' Lots to be disposed of; which will be sold without the least Reserve. Catalogues will be prepared and distributed. Noted Stock of Dairy Cows, SfC. AT KNOCKIN. be Sold by Private Contract, rsnHREE STACKS of HAY, of the 8- Growth of the Year 1820, either together or separately, standing in KINNERLEY, near Ness- cliffe. Mr. Davies, of Kinnerley, will shew the Hay ; and for further Particulars apply at the Office of Mr. EGERTON JEFFREYS, in Shrewsbury. MILLAJND LANDS. Co fie Set, ANO- TLNTERED UPON AT U11Y- DAT NEXT, PENTREHE1LIN MILL ( and a comfortable House), with a good Stream of Water, which Works lliree Pair of Stones ; Grana- ries, Stable, Cowhouse, & c. and about twenty Acres of capital Grass Land. The Situation may command an extensive Trade, as it lies within three Miles of the Ellesmere and Montgomeryshire Canal, seven Miles from Os- westry, ten from Welsh Pool, and twelve from Shrewsbury. The Mill and Buildings are in good Repair. Further Particulars may be had by applying to Mr. CROXON, Oswestry. A' 60 BY THOMAS JONES, On the Premises, without Reserve, on the 20th, 21st, and 22d Days of February, 1823 ; LL the capital LIVE' STOCK, IMPLEMENTS in Husbandry, Brewing and Dairy Utensils, HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, & c. of the late Mr. JOSEPH BIRCH, of KNOCKIN, in the County of Salop, deceased : consisting of 23 capital Cows, 1 Bull, 8 three- year old Heifers, 3 two- vearold Ditto, 7 Yearling Ditto; 5 Waggon Horses, 1 Hack, 1 Colt; 5 Sheep ; 1 Row, S Store Pigs ; 5 Geese ; together with the Whole of the Implements in Husbandry, Brewing- and Dairy Utensils, Household Furniture, Bacon, Cheese, & c. ( jj* Sale to begin each Day at Eleven o'Cloek. Ash, Elm, Spanish Chesnul, and other ' limber, ALL STANDIMG AND GROWING IN THE TARISH OF ALVELEY, SALOP. BY J. BURLTON, At the George Inn, in Bewdley, iu the County of Worcester, on Monday, the 10th Day of Febru- ary, 1823, at four o'Clock in the Afternoon ; LOT I. TREES, on the Bowells Farm, in the Oc cupation of Mr. Abraham Edmonds ; viz. 22 Ash, 5 Beech, 4 Wyeli Elm, 21 Spanish Cliesnut, 3Elui, and 5 Birch, marked and numbered with Red Paint from No. 1 to 60 inclusive. LOT II. 81 TREES, on the same Farm ; viz. 70 Ash, 2 Poplar, 6 Wych Film, 2 Sycamore, aud 1 Beech, No. 61 to Ml inclusive, Red Paint. LOT III. 51 TREES, on the Astley Farm, in the Occupation of Mr. John Wilson, and Lands adjoining ; viz. 39 Ash, 2 Poplar, 2 Sycamore, 2 Wych Elm, 4 Elm, and 2 Beech, No". 142 to 192 inclusive, Red Paint. LOT IV. 59TREES, on Little Coton Farm, in the Occupation of Mr. Biildle ; viz. 49 Ash, 2 Alder, 1 Wych Elm, 3 Spanish Chcsnut, 1 Elm, 2 Poplar, and 1 Sycamore, No. 193 to 251 inclusive, Red Paint. LOT V. 50 TREES, on Tug Hill Common, Coton Hall Farm, and the Moors ; viz. 21 Ash, 5 Wych Elm, 8 Sycamore, 5 Spanish Chesnut, 5 Beech, 3 Elm, 1 Poplar, and 2 Birch, No. 252 to 301 inclu sive, Red Paint. LOT VI. 50 TREES, on the Moor House Farm, in the Occupation of Widow Walker, and on Land in the Occupation of William Higgs ; viz. 29 Ash, 1 Alder, 2 Elm, 11 Poplar, 4 Beech, 1 Servin, 1 Wych Elm, and 1 Asp, No. 308 to 357 inclusive, tied Paint. LOT VII. 18 TREES, in a Wood railed Bowells Dingle ; viz. 15. Ash, and 3 Wych Elm, No. 1 to 18 inclusive, Black Paint. The above Timber stands in a convenient Situa- tion for Carriage by tiie River Severn.— Mr, BENJAMIN EDMONDS, of the Bowells Farm,, near Allum Bridge, Alveley, will shew the Lots. MONTGOMER YSHIR E FREEHOLD PEOPERTY. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY GEO. WILLIAMS At the Dragon Inn, in the Town of Montgomery, on Thursday, the 13th Day of February, 1823, at five in the Afternoon, unless previously disposed of by Private Contract, of which due Notice will be given, subject to Conditionsi DWELLING HOUSE, delight- fully situate in the Environs of Montgomery. The Premises consist ofa good Kitchen, two Parlours, Brewhonse and Pantry, on the Ground Floor, with Beer and Wine Cellars underneath, four Lodging Rooms, and four Allies; the Out offices consist of Coal- house, double Stall Stable, Coach- house, Dog Kennel, Hay Bay, See.; large Garden, well stocked with choice Fruit Trees: tlie Whole forming a de- sirable Property for a Gentleman's Residence. The above Property is well supplied with Water, anil ill substantial Repair, stands ii& w> n an elevated Situation near the Church, ami commands a Variety of beautiful and extensive Prospects of the surround- ing Country. Possession may he had at Lady- Day next. For Particulars, apply to Mr. FRANCIS ALLEN, Solicitor, Welsh Pool; or " THE AUCTIONEER, Chirhury, near Montgomery ( if by Letter, Post- paid). REFORM MEETINGS. Oil Tuesday the Reform Meeting to which the High Sheriff of Somersetshire had previously pledged himself, was held at Wells. Mr. Sandford proposed to adopt Ihe resolutions passed at the York Meeting. Dr. Blake seconded the proposition, which was also supported by Dr. Kinglake. Mr. Hunt followed; he commenced by interrogating the High Sheriff as to the course which he designed to adopt, with respect to the authentication of the proceedings of the Meeting by his signature ; but not being able to extort a categorical reply from that Officer, he proceeded to attack both the great piiWies" in the Houses of Parliament with much asperity, animadverted severely upon the conduct of the Magistrates of Somerset, and the late gaoler of llchester; and concluded a speech of some length, diversified by abundant interruption and altercation, by proposing a petition demanding a Reform in the Commons House of Parliament in sufficiently strong lan 2' uage. Mr. Cress well se- conded the motion. Mr. Dickinson and Sir T. Lethbridge spoke, hut rather to exculpate them, selves from the charges alleged against them by Mr'., Hunt, than with any view to the motion exprfs « i) y before the Meeting. Mr. Poole, a Magistrate, also thought it necessary to repel Mr. Hunt's imputations ; and some other persons, also spoke; in the end Mr. Hunt's Petition was carried by a great majority; but the High Sheriff refused to sign it. On Wednesday the Common Council of the City of London adopted a Petition in favour of Reform, proposed by Mr. Alderman W'aithman. The Yorkshire Reform Meeting* ITHE undersigned SAMUEL PRO- B- tRT, of the Town of SHREWSBURY, in the County of Salop, Merccr, having- incautiously, and without any just Grounds, made use of some Expressions, when in Conversation, with different Persons, that, may have affected the Credit of Mr. DANIEL BRIGHT, of Condover Grove, in the County We stated in our last the number of persons present at this meeting; we subjoin a pretty accurate report of the speech of Mr. Stuart Wortley.— The following abstract of the men of rank iu that county, ^ Jj. I and of the proportion of them who attended the public proceedings, may be useful. The gentlemen in absolute possession of the largest landed estates in Yorkshire " ho dignified the meeting with their presence were, Mr. J. A. S. Wortley, MP, and Mr. R, F. Wilson, who both held up their hands against the resolutions. The next principal pro- prietor was the High ' Sheriff, Lord Milton being- heir apparent only of his father. The resident nobility of Yorkshire are as follows: — The Duke of Norfolk, the Duke of Devonshire, the Duke of Leeds, the Earl of Carlisle, the Earl of Ha re wood, the Earl Fitzwilliam, the Earl ofThanet, the Earl of Darlington, the Earl of Dartmouth, the Earl of Scarborough, the Earl of Tyrconnell, the Ear* of Mexborotigh, Lord Grantham, Lord Stourton, Lord DHildas, Lord Hotham, Lord Bolton, Lord Ribblesdale, Lord Prudhoe, Lord Yarhorough, Lord Hawke, Lord Middleton, Lord Downe, and Lord How den : the Archbishop of York :— of these noble- men, twenty- five in number, not one was present. Resident Baroiiets in the county of York : — Sir George Armytage, Sir John Beckett, Sir Jonathan " ' ' " ~ W " ' „ fC! , 4 • k i.->. tK. o'ii'tomw? f„ i Beckwith; Sir F. Bovnton, Sir C. W, Burdet, SH- OT Salop, and tor which he has threatened to coin-. I , N I E: I N I i ' i r » 4• • , « . Ki- if in i Geuype Catflev, Sir George Cooke, Sir Jos. Copley, inence legal Proceedings against me ; but m toil- c-.- v1 - ' ' - T sideiation of my publicklv acknowledging- that there was no Grounds or Suspicion for such Ex- pressions, and my engaging- to defray all legal Charges that the* said Daniel Bright may have ' ncurred, he has engaged to waive such Proceed- ings: Now I the said Samuel Probert do hereby declare that such Conversation, whereby the Credit f the said Daniel Bright may have been affected, s wholly unfounded. Dated this 21st Day of January, S. PROBERT. Witness, JOSH. EDWARDS, tJRS. UA NT to r. Decree of the Higli Court of Chancery, made in a Cause PRICK against TURNER, the Creditors of THOMAS ROW- LANDS, late of PEATOX, in the Parish of Diddle- bury, in the County of Salop, Farmer, deceased ( who died in or about the Year 1803), are to come in before WILLIAM ALEXANDER, Esquire, one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers in Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London, and prove their Debts ; or in Default thereof, they will he peremptorily excluded . the Benefit of the said Decree. COLLINS, IIINTON, & JEFFREYS, Plaintiff's Solicitors, ISUANTto a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, bearing- Date the 30th Day of November, 1822, made in a Cause EDWARDS against MACKLIN, the Creditors of THOMAS EDWARDS, formerly of LUDLOW, in the County of Salop, Esquire, but afterwards of BRUSSELLS, in the Netherlands, deceased ( who died in or about the Month of October, 1815), are, by themselves or their Solicitors, on or before the 2d Day of March, 1823, to come in and prove their Debts before SAMUEL COMPTON COX, Esquire, one of the Mas- ters of the said Court, at his Chambers in South- ampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London ; or in Default thereof, they will be peremptorily excluded the Benefit of the sstid Decree. POWNALL, Staple Inn, Solicitor. oft. Sir William Foulis, Sir Thomas Frahkland, Sir Henry Goodricke, Sir Edward Dods worth. Sir Bellingham Graham, Sir James Graham, Sir Charles' Grren, Sir H. C. Ibbetson, Sir W. A Ingilby, Sir J. V. B. Johnstone, SirJ. L. Kaye, Sir Henry Lawson, Sir Thomas Legard, Sir William Milnes, Sir William Penny man. Sir John fiamsden Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Sir William Strickland, Sir Mark Sykes, Sir Thomas Vavasour, Sir Henry V vasour, Sir E. M. Winne, Sir George Womb well Sir F. L. Wood, Sir Thomas Slincrsby, Sir William Piiklngton, Sir John Byog. Sir Thomas W. White Sir Thomas Clarges, and Sir Charles Kent :— Of these Baronets, thirty- nine iu number, five only were present Of the Members of Parliament returned for the county of York, and the boroughs within if, thirty in number, six only were present. Of the Acting- Magistrates within the county, twe hundred aud forty in number, seventeen only were present Of the Deputy Lieutenants within the county three hundred and twenty- five in number, ninetee only were present. aud Brewing TURNPIKE TOLLS. J^ OTICE At the King's Arms Inn, in Claverley, in the County of Salop, on Friday, the 14th Day of February, 1823, at four o'Clock in the Afternoon ; - vTIMBER TREES, marked with aScribe, NO: WOLIiASTOM. Prime Sleek of Cattle, Horse", Pigs, Implements, Furniture, Dairy and Brewing Utensils. BY MIL SMITH, On the Premises at WOLLASTON, in the Parish of Alberb'. ry, in the County of Salop, ou Wed- nesday, the 20th of February, 1823 ; RPH'E well selected LIVE STOCK, 1 IMPLEMENTS, FURNITURE, Dairy and Brewing Utensils, belonging to Mr. WILLIAM JACKS, who is quitting that Farm. Particulars ill a future Paper. ISIiE PARK. Capital Live Su ck, Implements, Furniture, aud Effects. BY MR. SMITH, On the Premises at the ISLE PARK FARM, near Shrewsbury, on Monday and ' 1' uesdav, the 3d and 4th Days oi'March, 1823; A LI. the valuable LIVE STOCK, j\. IMPLEMENTS, HOUSEHOLD FURNI- TURE, Dairy and Brew ing Utensils, belonging- to Mr. GOUGH, who is leaving the Farm. ' *** Particulars in a future Paper, " ROSS JrlAEiSu. ' Extensive FLOCK of Pure South- down Sheep; JJlderney and other Cows; Horses; Pigs; Implements; Dctiry and Brewing Utensils. BY MR. SMITH, On the Premises at ROSS HALL, near Shrewsbury, on Monday and Tuesday, the 17th and 18th Days of March, 1823 ; rS^ i- lE Entire of the pure SOU TH- IS.. DOWN FLOCK, CATTLE, WORSES, IM- PLEMENTS, Dairy Utensils, and other Effects, th. e Property of Colonel F. K. LEIOIITON. *** Further Particulars will appear, and Cata- logues prepared. growing oil Lands at FARMCOT, in the Parish of Claverley aforesaid : viz. 6 Oak, 38 Elm, f) 7 Ash, and 18 Alder Trees. The above Timber is of large Dimensions, and very excellent Quality ; and is well situate to good Roads, and within four Miles of Bridgnorth and the River Severn.— Mrs. HAKLEV, of Fanncot afore- said, will appoint a Person to shew the same ; aud further Particulars may be had of Mr. WYLLY, of Craninere, near Bridgnorth. MONTGOMERYSHIRE CAPITAL NAVY AND BUILDING mmmMBz BY GEORGE WILLI A MS At the Old Tulbot Inn, Berriew, on l-' riday, the 28th Day of February, 1823, at three o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to Conditions, in the fol- lowing Lots, Scribe- numbered; LOT I. OAK TREES, standing on Pentrellivior 80 Farm, in the Parish of Berriew, in the Oc » cupation of Thomas Nock. LOT II. 120 OAK TREES, standing on the Blackwood Farm, in the said Parish of Berriew, in the Occupation of John Jones. _ LOT III. 2- 1 OAK TREES, standing on Tyinawr Farm, in the Parish of Manafon,. iu the Occupation of William Davies, LOT IV. 110 OAK TREES, standing on Finnant Farm, in the Parish of Llanwthylan, iu the Occu- pation of Evan Jones. LOT V. 50 OAK TREES, standing on Penbedw and Llwyngwvn Farms, in the Parish of Llanwnog, in the several Occupations of David Wild and David Williams. LOT VI. 20 OAK TREES, standing on Tyry- hriiut Farm, in ! lie'said Parish of Llauwnog, iu the Occupation of John Evans. LOT VII. A small Lot of ASH TREES ( felled), on the Blackwood and Farms adjoining, iu the Parish of Berriew, suitable for Boards and linple- rne n ts. Lots 1, 2, and 7 are near good Roads, and within Miles of the Montgomeryshire Canal at Garth- mil and Berriew. Lots 3 and 4 are within about a Mile of the Turnpike Roads from Newtown to Llahfa'ir, and from Berriew to Llauwthylan. I. ots 5 and 6 nearly adjoin the Turnpike Road from Newtown to Machynlleth, and are within 6 Miles of the Canal at Newtown, and about 20 Miles from the Port of Derwen- las. The above Timber is perfectly sound, and suit- able for the Navy or other superior Purposes. The respective Tenants will shew the Lots ; and further Information may be had from Mr. JONES, Jan. Peu'bryn, near Montgomery. is hereby given, That the TOLLS arising at tile toll Gates upon the Turnpike Roads, called IJanfair Upper Gate, Nant- ybitfel Gate, Llaufair Water Gates, and Peniiarth Gate, will lie LET by AUCTION, to the best Bid- der, at the Cross Foxes Inn, in the Town of I. lanfair, in the County of Montgomery, on Tuesday, the - 25th Day of February, 1823, between the Hours of three and six of the Clock iu the Afternoon of the same Day, in the Manner directed by the Act. passed in the third Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, for regulating the Turnpike Roads ; which Tolls produced last Year the following Sums, viz, I. lanfair Upper Gate £ 113 0 0 Nuntvbitfel Gate 72 0 0 Llanfair Water Gates 81 0 0 Peanarth Gate 17 O 0 above the Expense of collecting- them, and will he put up respectively at those Sums. Whoever happens to be the best Bidder must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sure- ties, to the Satisfaction of the T rustees of the said Turnpike Roads, for the Payment of the Rent ag- reed for, and at such Times as they shall direct. W. OWEN, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Turnpike Roads. Llanfair, 15ih January, 18* 23. TUMNPIKE TOLLS?"" NOTICE is hereby given, that at a MEETING of the Trustees of the SHREWS- BURY DISTRICT of the WATLING* STREET ROAD, and of the MINSTERLBY, WEST BURY, SHELTON, POOL, and BASCHURCII Districts, to. beholden at the Guildhall, iu Shrewsbury, 011 Monday, the third Day of March next, at Eleven o'Clock iu the Forenoon, the TOLLS arising at the Gates aud Weighing Machines undermentioned, will he LET BY AUCTION, for one or more Years com men, cing- at Lady Day next, as may he agreed upon, in the Manner directed by the Act pxis. sed in the third Year of Xlis Majesty. King George the Fourth, u For regulating the Turnpike Roads ;" which Tolls ( including the Weighing Machines) now pro- duce the following Sums, above the Expenses of collecting them.-— Whoever happens to be the best Bid. der, must at th. e same Time pay one Month's Rent in Advance ( if required) of the Rent at which such Tolls may he Let, and give Security With sufficient Sureties to the, Satisfaction of the Trustees of the said Turnpike Roads, for tlie Payment of the Rest of the Money Month} v. * JOHN JONES, • Clerk to the said Trustees. Shrewsbury, Feb, 3,1823. The Tern and Emstrey Gates on the Shrews- bury District of the Wat ling Street Road, with the Bye Gates at Cronkhi 11 Lane and at Wroxeter £ S55 The Gate and Weighing- Machine at Shelton, together with a Gate near the eighth Mile- Stone on the Road to Pool 565 The Tr. ewern and Middletown Gates on the new Branch of Road to Pool, also the Rose and Crown Gates on the old Road . 245 The Copthorn Gate and Weighing Machine on the Road leading- to Westbury, 2( 30 The Gates and Weighing- Machine on the Road leading to Minster ley 35£> The Cotton Hill and Present Gates on the Road leading to Baschurch ...... 221 The following are the principal points of the able speech which Mr. S. Wortley delivered to the Reformers, amidst great interruptions:— Mr S Wortley said he came before them fully an conscientiously impressed with feelings the very reverse of those which had been advocated by his two friends who had preceded him ; but he had duty to perform, and, placed where he had th honour lo he by the county, he would never hold a opinion which lie would not he ready to defend before the freeholders. The mover of the resolution bad put the question iu as fair and candid a manner as ever he had heard it put on any occasion. ( Hear.) If he ( Mr. Fawkes) were right in his premises, he ( Mr. Wort ley) would admit his conclusion. If it was true that the constitution was different, in the best of times, from what it now was, then he would' say, that there had been some usurpation, and that the meeting was right to call on Parliament to reform itself. But he denied the premises of his honourable friend ; and asserted, that, for the last four hundred years the House of Commons had bee n what it now was, and that the same influence of the Crown which is now compjaiued of, was during- that time in ex- istence with benefit to the country. The Crown aud the Aristocracy stood in the. same relation to the House of £ oininous for two or three centuries back, ; ij « it. it did in the present day, and in that time the country had enjoyed blessings which could not have arisen from any system of misooyernment. What- ever might have, been the case before the reigns of Henry VIII. and Elizabeth, he would assert, ihat, from thenceforward to the present time, the Kino and ti e Aristocracy had a direct influence in the election of members of the. Commons' House. In the celebrated petition of the people it had been stated, that this influence was an usurpation. If so, he should be glad to be informed when it had com- me need, H^ would take Old Sarum ;. and at what period was that borough in any other situation than ; it was ai present ? . lie should be told, perhaps, that the. ense was different when, the town was populous and flourishing, but that it had long since gone to decnv. He would say to this, that that " when" must have been long antecedent to the period he had mentioned : but it was sufficient for his purpose that it had existed as it now exists in the very best days of the British constitution. He could show, how- ever, that many others which were now called rotten boroughs had existed in the same relation to aristo- crat ica I influence dining- our brightest periods, in which they at present. stand. His Hon. Friend ( Mr; Fa. vvkes) had alluded to a speech of Mr. Canning. He ( Mr. Wortley) would refer him to another speech of that Right Honourable Gentleman. It was the speech in answer to that of Lord John Russell, on reform,, In that he Would find it clearly proved, that iji the days of Queen Elizabeth, at the end of tlie sixteenth century, the Earl of Essex appointed the two Members for Staffordshire, and wrote to the J High Sher. ftV directing him to nominate to all the boroughs of the e » noty. He- eon- Id shew many others, j where the same influence, and the same interference { were exercised ; aud which would satisfactorily • prove,- that the same state of things existed in those j days upon which we were all iu the, habit of fixing as the brightest and proudest of our history. He chal- lenged his Hon. Friend ( Mr. Faw kes) to prove that, in any place in the kingdom, the system of repre- sentation was different at the present day, from what it had been four hundred years ago. He would, : therefore, take it for granted, that the constitution of this connlry < vns now exercised as it had been for centuries back.— This being the case; he would now beg to ask the meeting a few ( juestions: — Had we not, under this government of the country, he would not say any particular one, hut had we not enjoyed a great number . of blessings in that time? He would refer them to the speech of Lord J. Russell on reform, iu the last session, in which it was stated, that the brightest period in our annals, that to which they all looked up,. with such admiration, and .' certainly none admired uiore tl an he did the great moderation as well as firmness of those who were principally con- cerned iu producing the events of that day— he meant the revoloiion, and the abdication of James 11. Now he would add, that if we had had a reformed House of Commons, that great event would not have been accomplished ; for it was mainly brought about by the influence of a few, and against the wishes of the great body of the people. He would assert, too, that the present House of Commons was not in opposition to the will of the majority of ihe nation. It had been stated, by his Hon. Friend, ( Mr. Fawkes,) that the immediate cause of the distress of the country was the heavy load of debt ; but he would contend, that the principal portion of that debt was contracted by Parliament in unison with the declared opinions of the majority uf ihe people. The two prin- cipal occasions on which this country had increased her debt were those of the American war, and the war with France, which commenced in 1792. ( A person in the crowd, " It was a war against liberty.") With respect to the first of these, be deprecated the occasion, aud regretted that it had not been avoided. —( Hear, hear, hear!) But the Amercian war, at its commencement, was eminently popular. He could rt- fer them, in proof of the fact, to the speeches of Mr. Burke at an election, which lie lost in conse- quence of his being opposed to that war. Now if that was a popular war, and had incumbered the country with debt, the House of Commons ought not to bear all the blame: it should be, shared by the people. He hoped that the people of England would not again be anxious to plunge into a war;- and he was anxious to impress this, as be thought there was a feeling not unfavourable to our taking a certain part in the. differences which would very likely occur in Europe. Respecting the policy or justice of the doctrines advanced by certain European powers in alliance, he had never hesitated to slate his opinions in bis place iu the House. If they were lch as they were described, no man could abhor them more than he did —( Hear.) As to thewarof 1792, lie appealed to them whether the great majority of the nation were not at that time in favour of war? Mr. Fox bore testimony to this, for he declared that had become unpopular in consequence of his pposition to it. It was also a popular war on its recommencement in 1803, and his Hon. Friend ( Mr. Fawkes) was amongst the foremost who, from those hustings, advised the people to resist the threatened invasion by every means in their power. On all ose occasions, had not the House of Commons acted fairly bv the opinions of the people? And was it not unfair, that they alone should bear the blame of any debts which might have been contracted in the prosecution of wars which, in their commence- ment. and. during the great portion of their progress, Were confessedly in unison with the opinions of the nation ? [ Jut had the House itself done nothing for its constituents ? Were there no institutions which rendered more secure the lives, liberties, and pro- perty of the people? Were we not in possession of personal liberty, as extended as that of any civilized people on earth ? Had we not, an administration of justice pure and unsuspected ? He maintained that, notwithstanding all tile difficulties we had encounter- ed, we were still the greatest nation in Europe. ( A person in the crowd, " Aye, but you have your re- ckoning yet to pay :" laughter.) And lie would ask, did we not owe the proud situation in which we stood to the firmness of our representatives, and the ability by which the councils of the Government were guided ? There were, he said, very many who agreed with him in the opinion he bad conscientiously expressed on the subject of reform, and, before they consented to any change, they had a right to know, besides being informed of the necessity of the reform, what were the nature and character of that to be proposed ? They knew that for the last four hundred vears the House of Commons legislated for the country as it did at present. What now was the change to be proposed? Or were the friends of reform iu the general principle agreed among themselves upon any- one specific measure ? The opponents of reform had a right to have it proved, that a necessity for reform existed; and next, the precise plan of the reform proposed ought to be laid before them. His honour- able friends, who had moved and seconded the re- solutions, had proposed no particular plan; but, though they had not, he knew there were those in the country who had precise, and determinate plans. He did not mean to say, that with the opinions of such his honourable friends near him concurred ; but he knew there were opinions which, if only to be realized by reform, he would oppose, to the last hour of his life, and with the last drop of bis blood. ( Applause and disapprobation) Nay,, more; he should be firmly convinced, that any reform did not lead to such results, before lie ceased to brand it, as far as he could, with public opprobrium. What had they heard as having been already proposed in another place as one of the eSecis of reform ? Why, a national bankruptcy, and a breach of faith with the public creditor.—( Cries of " No, no!") He repeated, that such was anticipated by some reformers, as the result of their plan of reform. He was not left to conjecture what the objects were for which many persons demanded reform ; their resolutions, to which they had obtained the concurrence of large numbers, sufficiently declared them. And the objects which had been so avowed were unworthy of the country, and would reflect disgrace upon it. He must be satisfied, that the reform which those gentlemen had til view was not intended to carry those objects into effect; or, if he was not so satisfied, he must aguin repeat that he would resist them to the last hour of his life, and to the last drop of his blood. He Would say a word regarding the number of placemen iu the House of Commons. It was true, that they now formed a body of 89 in number: but to that he would reply that, in point of fact, the number of placemen had of late years been greatly reduced ; that half a century ago their numbers amounted to 200; and that, therefore, so far at least, the House of Commons now was better than it bad been formerly. He was far from defending every thing as it now stood re- garding the mode of electing members of Parliament. ( Hear, hear.) Some improvements might be made in the mode of election; but let his honourable friends cease to cry down the House of Commons as unworthy, because there were defects in it which he was as ready to cure as they were. He did not mean to say, that- there were no blots, no defects in the lb. use of Commons: by no means; perfection was not to be found in any human institution ; but he did mean to say this, that it was not fitting to cry down the House of Commons as unworthy to carry on the Government further, because it was not gifted with that perfection which was not found in any thing human. As to the influence of the Crown, which his honourable friend said hud increased, it was now positively less than it was fifty years ago. Fifty, nay thirty years ago, the Crown had the same influence from its direct revenues that nny gentleman of landed property had from his estates over his tenants. That source of influence was now entirely abolished. The influence of the press had also tended to diminish considerably the influence of tlie Crown. Was it possible lo suppose that there was no power in so mighty an engine as the press to counteract the ilwSuence of the Crow n ? Had not the publication of the debates in Parliament tended materially to pro- duce the same effect ? He had now endeavoured to state the reasons why be could not agree to the reso- lutions which had that day been proposed to the meeting. He did not hold out any hope that be would support the resolutions; he thought in his conscience that the House of Commons was so con- stituted as to be enabled to perform its share in the Government with advantage to the public and with honour to itself: he thought that the influence of the aristocracy, and that ihe influence of the Crown, bad existed within it for the last four hundred years as it existed at present; and he did not think that it was possible for the three estates of this realm to be practicably independent of each other, however beautiful such a system might appear in theory. In conclusion he stated that his firm opinion was* that, so long as the House of Commons remained the principal organ of the Government, so, long the influence of the Crown and Peers would continue to exist within it. The counties of Middlesex and Surrey are about to meet, in compliance with requisitions presented to the respective Sheriffs- The county of Cam- bridge is also convened for the 14th of February, to consider the distressed state of the natiOn.— The High Sheriff of Surrey, ( C. N. Pallmer, Esq) has signified that he will not sign any petition that may be agreed upon by the meeting. A liberal subscription, for supplying the poor with coals during the inclemency of the season, has been entered into by the principal inhabitants of Bishop's Castle and its vicinity ; and 100 pair of blankets, the gift of Edward Rogers and William Holmes, Esqrs. Members for the Borough, have also been distributed. A paragraph, has appeared in some of the public papers, stating that the operation of the new Turn- pike Act, will put a middling farmer to the imme- diate ex pence of from £ 50 to £ 70 iu the change of his cart wheels and tyre. Such statements are very mischievous, and calculated to increase the distress they affect to deplore. The change in the wheels, & c. will not be required until the year 182( 5, The probability of an approaching war has had a considerable effect on the prices of various com- modities and the rates of ship insurance. Hemp has been sold at £ 41, which is an improvement of 10 per cent.. Tallow will not be sold at the present prices. Coffee was 3a. a cwt. dearer on Thursday, and the advance on sugar in full 23. Rums also arc 2d. per gallon dearer. Saltpetre, has risen full 25 per cent. FRANCE & SPAIN. [ PROM TIIE ENGLISH CHRONICLE.] The question of war or peace between France and Spain appears no longer doubtful. Louis the Eighteenth and his Ministers ( see ithpage) appear to have quite made up llu- tr minds to march a hundred thousand men to Madrid, in order to put down the Revolutionary Government of Spain, and with the ostensible view of reinstating tlie Spanish King in his ancient power, or on a new principle, to be tinder Ihe check of a Cortes composed of two estates, in- stead of one. Ii has, probably, been agreed on by the Holy Alliance, that the Spaniards are to have a mixed Government of King, Lords, and Commons as in England, or of a King, aud ihe Chambers of Peers" and Deputies as in France. The latter form, in all probability; is that chalked out for Spain, and we dare to say, that the French Army Will take a Constitution with it for the acceptance of the Span- iards on their arrival at Madrid, In fact, it appears to us Ihat the same eut will take place in Spain, effected by French troops, in Ihe same man- ner as it was iu Italy by Austrian soldiers. Should llic Spaniards not make a better resistance to the Fi - encll than General Pope and his Neapolitan war- riors did to the Austrian troops, the business will easily aud shortly be determined. A Constitution from, probably, liie parte feuille of Talleyrand, w ill lie given lo tlie Spaniards, and a certain proportion of French troops will, uuiler a Convention signed by Ihe various Potentates composing the Holy Alli- ance and the King of Spain, occupy Madrid, Sara- gossa, Cadiz, and other principal towns, in tiie same manner ihe Austrian troops occupy Naples 011 behalf, and for tlie preservation of llie other King Ferdinand. Whether the French warriors, with the Duke D'An- gonleme at their head, in conjunction with the Regency of Urgel and llie Army of the Faith, will effect all this, either easily or atoll, it is not very easy to form even an opinion. There are many ihiuo- s to he said in favour of and against the success of the French arms. Much has heen said as to the obstinate resistance of the Spaniards iu ihe time of Bonaparte's invasion of Spain; but the circumstances under which he entered Spain are qniie at variance with those under which the French would now enter ihat country. Napoleon, by seizing tlie King and liis son, and iu crowning Ills brother Joseph, made ( lie whole of Spain his enemy,- not only all tllose con- nected by blood with the Royal Family, but tlie persons who were the King's Ministers. The whole of the Aristocracy and the Church, as well as the Democracy, were against him; and this, perhaps, principally in consequence of his treachery iu seiz- ing, under false pretences, 1 lie Royal Family But now the French army profess to enter Spain for llie avowed purpose of securing the Kingly Government of Spain to be controlled by ihe Aristocracy anil De- mocracy as ill France. Tlie probability is", that [ lie French invaders will have along with them tlie w hole of the Aristocracy, or those who have got laud houses, and money to lose, as well as the whole of the Church. The latter, particularly, are sure lo be with I lieio lo a man; for the fiist iliing ihe present Democratic Gover of Spain did, was lo seize hold of and to sell the Church properly ; aud aristocrats in all countries, and at all times, know that Ihe next thing would be to serve tlieni in tlie. same manner 11s regards their lands, houses, goods money, & c ; so that, as we before said, these French invaders will have 011 I heir side Ihese two powerful bodies. Bonaparte had iliein not; ou the contrary they were a more inveterate enemy to him than Ihe middling and lower orders of Spaniards were at the time lie invaded them. Thus far circninstances are materially different, ntid much in favour of the suc- cess of llie present French army, under the Duke D'Angouleoie, as contrasted with thai under Bona parte. lilias been ofien said, that the army under Bonaparte did not meet with success. But if people will only look hack to the history of those limes, they will find that thai army occupied the whole of Spain, with the exception of Cadiz, and a few oiln r tow ns of minor importance, and thai King Joseph Bonaparte very quietly established himselfas King at Madrid, and had a gay Court there; and until ihe Duke of Wellington attacked him and his Generals, Spain was in all respects a conquered country. And we well n- meniber what a work uf time it was, even lo the Duke, bucked with a hi'ge English and Portuguese well- paid aud well appointed army, before lie could diive the Frencl of Spain- we also remember the litile assistance he derived! at that time, from llie Spanish armies under Guerilla chiefs. Whether England will take part iu tliis no. preaching contest il is very difficult 10 guess • we hardly think she will ; or whether she wilfeventually be drawn into the business, is equally difficult lo foresee. Much will depend on llie moderation of the French Government; should they fix Ferdinand again on his throne as an absolute King, in - parison with what he is at present, anil the number of troops that the French King may lliink proper to leave in the occupancy of Madrid, & c There may be an understanding nniong all Ihe Allied Powers, even including England, that the French are to occupy Spain under certain conditions. There is one thing which is very much against the present Spanish Government, it has 110 money 10 pay its troops with, if we may believe Ihe infor- mation contained in private letters from Madrid • and generally speaking unless soldiers be well cloth- ed, and well- paid, they are not over fond of fighting. Indeed, ihe non- payment of the troops and " of Ihe people who filled toe civil departments in Spain, was probably the first cause of [ lie Spanish Revolution. This began the troubles in France, and Ins very likely been tiie forerunner of Revolutions in most countries, aucienl and modern. An Army and a Navy, and Clerks iu the various Government Offices, are excellent friends, so long as thev are well paid and well treated; hot history shows them lo have been very dangerous enemies lo a State wlieu either has been withheld from them, or they have not been treated so well as they thought they deserved. We sincerely wish that England may not be drag- ged into this war. Surely for this last century we have had quite enough of fighting for other countries. It has cost us eight hundred millions of money, and lias entailed on us comparatively political weakness. We bv no means think that a national debt is a national blessing, any more than we believe it to l » e the interest of a man in private life to he io debt, in preference to being out of debt. A man out of ilelit is free to do as lie pleases, in comparison with the one in debt, and so is a nation. Our debt, in till probability, causes us to quietly look 011 while Austria gras;> s and holds Italy— France, her medi- tated attack on Spain, and Russia's probable attack on ourTorkish Ally. And if we are not quiet under all these movements, Prussia may be set on to drive us out of Hanover aud Germany So much for get- ting into debt, and its consequences. Mr. Justice Baylev, it is said, having a wish for a less laborious situation, leaves the King's Bench, and takes a seat on the Exchequer Bench, vacant by the resignation of Mr. Baron Wood. 8' ealiny of Dead Bodies.— The Bedmiustcr Case came on to be tried at Weils on Saturday se'nnight. The defendants, five young gentlemen, of this city, were indicted for a conspiracy to raise dead bodies; to defend themselves, and each other, against any attempt to obstruct them in the execution of their design; to rescue any who might be arrested, and for that purpose to go armed with bludgeons, and other offensive weapons. Tl> ey were also indicted for She overt acts ( as distinct offences) : 1st, for disturbing and digging into a grave in Bedmitister churchyard, with intent to disinter the body; 2dly, for assaulting one of the patrole in the execution of his office, and effecting a rescueofone of the conspirators ; 4thly, for a riot and assault; and lastly, for a common assault.— After the - examination of one witness for the prosecution, Mr. Williams, as Counsel for the defendants, interposed,, and admitted the defendants to be guilt y of all the offences charged against them, except the conspiracy; hut that as their being convicted of t'. iat . offence might prevent their being admitted as surgeons, he hoped it would not be pressed.. IVIr. Palmei, then, with the consent of his client, readily waived that part of the charge, out of consideration to the defendants in future life, and they were found guilty of all tiie other offences charged in the indictment.— The Court considering the offence of a serious and novel nature, took time to consider of the punishment until the next Session, with the intention of con. salting the Judges of Assize on. the subject; and in the mean time bound over the defendants with their sureties in £ 100 each, for the appearance of the defendants to receive judgment,— Bristot Journal, WINTER. [ nY BERNARD BARTON.] Thou liast thy beauties.; sterner ones, I own Thau those of tiiy precursors'; yet to thee Belonjf the charms of solemn majesty And united grandeur. Awful is the tone Of thy tempestuous nights, when clouds are blown By'hurrying winds across the troubled sky ; Pensive, when softer breezes faintly sigh Through leafless houghs, with ivy overgrown. Thou hasi thy decorations V o ; although Thou art austere ; thy studded mantle, gay With icv brilliants, which as proudly glow As erst Golconda's ; and tbv pure array Of regal ermine, when the drifted snow Envelopes nature; till her features seem I. ike' pale, but lovely ones, seen when we dream. All accounts from the manufacturing districts agree in the'fact that trade was never uiore flou- rishing than at the present moment. Several chvmists have analyzed the lava ofthe last eruption' of Vesuvius, and M. I'epe has disco, vercd m it the following ingredients: sulphate of potash, sulphate of soda, sub- sulphate of alumine, of chalk, aud of magnesia ; hydra- chlorate of pot- ash, that of soda, a good deal of oxide of alumi- nium, calcium, silicium, and magnesium ; much troxid of iron, antimony, and a little gold and silver. The chyuiist, who has contented himself with announcing the existence of these different substances in the ashes of the eruption, promises to investigate ai. d publish their respective propor- tions. Other substances, which the mountain continues to throw out, are very different from the preceding. This eruption appears to favour tin1 hypothesis that the volcanic fire may be produced In the infiltration of the sea water, in the masses c, i' potassium, sodium, & e. which are not yet oxidated; and the production of electrical fluid in Mich great abundance may arise from the same source, since the cfi'ccts of the voltaic pile ( auge) aie obtained by the oxidation of metals.— Literary Gazette. At Dp! Wellington, about mid- day on Saturday last, four suns were observed in the firmament at one time. An uncommon vivid halo, resembling a rainbow, half encircled each of the mock suns, while the natural one was entirely surrounded. The appearance of Ihe whole, was extremely beautiful, aud exceeded in brilliancy and splendour any thing of a similar nature w hich has occurred ill the memory of the oldest shepherds in that quarter. This phenomena, though varied in ap. prarance, was likewise visible here, and in other places of the county.— Ayr Courier, Jan. 23. The following lias been observed by Mr. Perkins, When the elasticity ofthe sleau), in a high pressure boiler, is equal to between 20 aud 30 atmospheres* and its temperature is between 400 and 500 ( leg: Fahrenheit, if a portion of the water ire drawn off, by means of a c<< ck inserted in the boiler near tile bottom, the heat of lire water is so low, lhat the hand may be held in the stream as it issues from the vessel without pain or inconvenience. Since Ihe commencement of the present month, there have died in the parish of Morvern, five females, whose respective ages were 79, 83, 87, 92, and 100 years. The eldest of the group, Catherine Macmafler, married in the year forty- live, and lived for half a century in a state of widowhood. What is verv commendable in the conduct of these females, and worth mentioning for tile imitation of others, is, that notwithstanding their extreme age, and consequent poverty, each of then) sacredly reserved, under every vicissitude and privation, a few pounds for the last day, which were found fully sufficient to defray the funeral charges, with- out resorting to parochial aid. Edinburgh Chronicle. DEATH OF DOCTOR BUTTON.— On Monday died, at his house in Bedford- row, CharUs Huttoe, I. I.. 1). F. R. S. iic. in the S6to year of his age. This venerable character will be remembered with gratitude, as long as useful science is duly appre- ciated ; perhaps no name can be mentioned, either ancient or moder n, that has so successfully pro- moted those branches of mathematical knowledge, most conducive to the practical purposes of life, as Doctor Mutton. He has been an eminent author for upwards of ( iO years, and, during 40 of that period, he discharged the arduous duty of Pro. tissor of Mathematics, at the Royal Military Academy, at Woolwich, with the highest honour to himself and advantage to his country. His im- provements in military tactics have greatly pro- moted the success of the British Artillery and Engineers for ihe last half century, and have even been acknowledged and adopted by several of the first Professors oil the Continent. LATE HEREFORDSHIRE MEETING. We have before stated that many of the respectable freeholders of Herefordshire, in order lo express their disapprobation of the Petitions voted at the late Count y Meeting, had called a meeting of those who disapproved of the measure, which was to take place on Ihe 1st instant, finding, however, that, such . meeting might not be legal under a recent Act of Parliament, they have relinquished their intention of assembling. Earl Sinners, the Lord Lieutenant, who presided at the laic County Meeting, has, in reference to the Petitions, ad- dressed the following letter to the nobility, gentry, aud freeholders of the County :— " I have, I trust, in calling you together at the late Oon'nty Meeting, and in the conduct 1 adopted when officially presiding at it, satisfied you, lhat the performance of Public Duty has been my aim. " Determined to continue to lie governed by that motive, it is with inexpressible regret that, on ma- turely considering the Petitions which you have agreed lo submit to the two Houses of Parliament, I cannot comply with your desire that I should si^ n them. Should indeed Parliament decline receiving such Petitions without some official certificate on my part as Chairman— such act I will ultimately do, but further 1 cannot go. " I am ready, as desired, lo present your Petition to the House of Lords, but 1 object to sign either eliiion, because, though I approve of such parts of them as directly and only lend to the Constitutional llelief of Distressed Agriculture, 1 fundamentally revolt front other sentiments expressed by them, especially the - sleeping condemnation of AM. llie Principles aud System of the late and present Reign ; to much of which, under more Administrations than one, I have individually given a conscientious sup port, and by which the Independence of my Country under great and alarming difficulties has been LIL'ESCM'D' " SOWERS." " Kaslnor Castle, Jan. 28,1823." BERKSHIRE.— On Monday a Meeting of the Freeholders of Berkshire was held at Abingdon, to take into consideration Ihe question of Parlia- mentary Reform. Notwithstanding the unfavour- able slate of the weather, the Meeting was re- spectably attended, and no opposition being offered to the Resolutions first proposed, Ihe proceedings passed off without interruption or irregularity.— C. EVSTON, Esq. proposed the Resolutions, which were conceived i: i the most liberal spirit of Radical Reform, and expressed in language. of correspond, ing strength.— Lord FOLK. STO. NE, by whose exer- tions the assembly appears to have been collected, and by whom also the Resolutions were prepared, appeared to second them, His Lordship's speech, which was every way worthy of his independent character and talents, was more particularly direc- ted against Mr. Stuart Wort ley's arguments at York, to which he expressly referred. Our Readers may remember thr. t Mri Wortlcy's reasoning rested upon the proposition that the House of Commons was never less influenced by the Crown or the Aris- tocracy than at present— a proposition which Lord Folkstone combatted by facts drawn from the earlier periods of our Parliamentary History. The Noble Speaker confessed that his opinions upon the ex. tent lo which the right of suffrage ought to be bestowed were probably more liberal than those of . most of his hearers ; and, in conclusion, he anim- adverted upon the w eakness of being deterred from the pursuit of reform by the fears of revolution, when the country had, with safety, passed through so many political revolutions ( as the Scotch and Irish Unions), and njie. ua revolution in property, greater than has ever been witnessed as the effect of a political change in any country, is actually in pro- gress.— Mr. MALLET followed ; he suggested as a substitute for the present form, an Election by ballot, and an annual dismissal of a certain num- ber of members, to he chosen by lot, so that every member of the House of Commons might beheld to a sense of bis dependence upon his constituents by the precarious tenure of his seat— Mr. MONCK ( Member for Reading) proposed to enforce a Re- form of the Parliament, by repeated meetings and iterated Petitions, and by an abstinence from the consumption of all articles affording a revenue to rie Crown.— Mr. F. PALMER, Mr. DUN DAS, and Mr. MARSH also spoke iiifavourof the Resolutions, which in the end were unanimously adopted.— London Puckct. The KING OF FRANCE'S SPEECH, Delivered on the 28th o f January v1823, at the opening of the Sessionof the Chambers. GENTLEMEN,— The continuance of the two last Sessions, and the short recess they have ieft you, would have made me wish to he able to retard the opening of thin ; hut the regular vote of the ex- penses of the State is an advantage of which you have all felt the value, and I am hound, in order to preserve it, to count, on the same devotedness which was necessary to nie for obtaining' it. The internal situation of the kingdom" is ameliora- ted; the course of justice exercised with loyalty by thejuri. es, wisely arid Courageously directed by the magistrates, has pat an end to the plots, and to the attempts at revolt, tiiat encouraged the hope'of im- punity. I have concluded with the Holy See the conven- tions necessary for the Circumscription of the new dioceses, the establishment, of which was authorised by law. All the churches are to be provided with their pastors, and the clergy of France completely organized, shall contribute to call down on us the blessings of Providence. I have provided by Ordinances for whatever eco- nomy, expenses and arrangement in the accounts required. Mv Ministers will submit to the sanction of the law they will furnish you with the state of the receipt and disbursements effected in 1822; and also that of the presumed wauls and resources of 1824. The result of those documents is, that all former ac- counts being' liquidated, even those which the military preparations have made necessary hitherto, we shall enter on the business of 1823 with . forty millions of excess over the credits opened for that year; ami that the Budget of 1824 can present a balance of receipts with expenses, without, requir- ing the employment of that reserve. France owed to Europe the example of prosperity, which people cannot obtain but by a return to re- ligion, to legitimacy, to order, to true liberty ; this salutary example she this days presents. But Divine Justice permits that, after having made other nations long experience. the terrible effects of our discord, we should be ourselves ex- posed to dangers-, which the like calamities among a neighbouring people bring with them. I have tried every thing, in order to, guarantee. the security of my people, and preserve Spain herself from the last misfortunes. The blindness with which i hey have rejected the representation made at ? » 1 a - <| rid, leaves little hope of preserving peace. I have ordered the recall of my Minister. One hundred thousand French, commanded by . a Prjnce of my family— by him whom my heart is delighted to call thy son— are ready to march, invoking ihe God of St. Louis, iii order to secure the throne of Spain to a grandson of Henry IV. to. preserve that line king- dom from ruin, and reconcile it with Europe. Our stations will he. reinforced in every quarter where our maritime commerce stands in need of this Extract of a letter from tlio de Janeiro, dated 31st October, 1822 :—" We continue in a tranquil state, hut a few individuals of republican princi- ples were lately detected in a conspiracy. Our two ablest ministers, Joze Bonifacio. de Andrade, and his brother, got disgusted with the frequent at- tempts of intriguing people to turn them out of place, and gave iii their resignations. The people, however, were so well Satisfied with the talent, integrity, and patriotism of the men, that yester- day a petition, very numerously signed, was pre- sented to the Emperor in their favour, and they have accordingly been called hack to their stations by the almost unanimous voice of the public. Last night there was actually a general illumination in consequence. As yet we have no favourable ac- counts from Bahia. As soon as the European troops can be got out of that place, and confidence and tranquillity completely restored there, we may I think, expect some little improvement in this market, both in the price of goods and rate uf ; exchange."— Glasgow Chronicle. PREROGATIVE COURT, JANUARY 22. I. K MANN V. BONSALL. In this case, the validity of a. nuncupative will ( a will made verbally) was contested by the next of kin. . The deceased testatrix was Elizabeth Jones, late of. Llanavani in Cardiganshire. The present suit was promoted by Sarah Le Mann, the niece, and one of the neJct of kin of the deceased, against Mary RELIEF or THE DISTRESSED GREEKS.— A « application for relief of a pecuniary nature has been lately addressed to 44 the Society of Friends iu Great Britain and Ireland," on behalf of the dis- tressed Greeks, Refugees from the Isle of Scio, now at Trieste and Ancona. Upon receipt of this very affecting document, a committee was formed Bonsall, spinster, the universal legatee named in the I for the purpose of giving prompt consideration to said testamentary instrument. It was stated iu the j the subject, and to make such enquiries as might evidence adduced iu behalf of the latter, that Eliza- \ lead to the mOst correct information respecting it belli Jones, who was housekeeper to Lord Lisburne, j The following is an extract from the " Case of the and resident at his seat, Crosswood, near Aberyst- distressed Greeks," which has been printed by the vvith, had gone up to London in the month ot August, ; commjttee. v y In the narrative of misery, the Isle of Scio must Private letters from Mexico mention the affairs of that empire as very uncertain, and approaching My » » IIHIU. I t() a C1, isis< The coml « ct and acts of the Emperor I tin bide had displeased the great body ofthe people, as well as some of the principal men of the empire; and theconsequcnce had been that various petty insurrections had sprung up which had been suppressed by the soldiery. These were; however, regarded but as the forerunners of a more general stand against the authority of Iturbide; and the merchants'and inhabitants were securing their pro- perty in expectation of a civil war. One of these letters even ventures so far as to assert, that there is a considerable army assembled under General Vietoire or Victoria, and that even the soldiery, hitherto the props of the throne of Iturbide, were infected with the spirit of defection, occasioned principally by the want of their pay, which the pecuniary distresses of the Emperor had withheld from them. The next accounts will, in all pro- bability, give us more explicit as well as more authentic details. 1820 ; and on her return to Wales on the outside of a coach contracted a violent cold, which produced a bilious fever, and eventually caused her death ; that on the day before her dissolution, being the 17th of August, she made her verbal will in Welsh, and in the presence of several witnesses whose depositions were given in this cause; and that will, translated, ran th us:— u Listen you to what f, Elizabeth Jones, do say. It is my last prayer to give all that. I possess to this little girl here, Mary Bonsall, and I do not want to see any of my family." The same witnesses, with some variations inter se, concurred in stating the extreme fondness which the deceased had for be considered as standing peculiarly prominent. This island, the central point in modern" Greece of civiii, zation and refinement, the seat of reviving literature the favourite abode of the most opulent* families, is become a waste and nearly desolate spot; its com- paratively extensive city', a heap of ruins. Of 110,000 inhabitants, the estimated population of the island, not more appear to have been left upon it than from eight to twelve hundred. Above 40,000 are computed to have been massacred, and 48,000 doomed to slavery, among whom are the wives and daughters of persons who had lived in comfort and Propagation of the Silk Worm. The propagation of the. silk worm, and the manufacture of silk has excited a good deal of interest in this county, since the exhibition of the handsome specimens'of Major Bingham and Mr. Gillespie, at. the late fair iu Goshen. Curiosity, and a desire. to gratify the public, have led me to make some inquiries into the subject. 1 have visited Major Bingham, and the following information is piiucipally'obtained from the different members of his family. Nothing can he done in the manufacture of silk without the leaves of the white mulberry tree. For although the worms will eat other leaves, they never make silk, unless fed on these alone. The trees may be propagated by the seed or by plants from the nursery. They thrive best in a sandy loam. 1 am told that the plants may be procured in abundance from the state of Connecticut, where many families make a considerable business of manufacturing silk. Major Bingham, planted a quantity of seed about fourteen years ago. The trees, 1 should judge, are now twenty- feet high, and the tops are spread something like an apple tree. The business may be commenccd on a small scale when trees are quite young. In the beginning of July, soon after the worms have completed their balls of silk, those intended to furnish the next years'supply of worms, are placed by themselves on a sheet of brown, or other paper, in' the room where they are kept In a few days the worms will crawl out of the balls and assume the form of a miller, but they never flv nor crawl from the paper. They remain here together a short time when the females deposit their eggs aud die. One will deposit at least five hundred eggs, which are about the size of a mustard seed. Tire eggs adhere to the paper, and remain iu that condition until the following spring. They should be kept from the air and frost, as much as possible— say in a warm cellar or between folds of linen. When the leaves begin to shoot out and th*> weather becomes warm in the month of May, the paper with the eggs, is to be brought out, and exposed to the sun and air. A very small insect will soon be discovered in the place of the egg. Soon after they are hatched, they are to be returned in the house, and a few leaves immediately placed within their reach— they continue to grow for about four weeks, when they will be nearly or quite two inches long— during the four weeks they are growing, they shed their skin three or four times and continue to devour an additional quantity of leaves as they increase in size. As, they arrive their full growth, which will be about the middle or latter part of June, they begin to loind their halls of silk, and so rapidly is this labour performed by tii worms, that in about three days from the time the begin to spin or wind, the ball is finished— fibres of silk as spun by the worms are very strong, so that they seldom break in reeling, and yet they areas fine as a person's hni;-. The balls are either of yellowish or blueish while, from an inch to an inr and a half long, the worm being so contracted, to be completely enveloped in the ball. As soon they complete the winding, those balls intended for silk, must be exposed to a warm sun— this kills tli worm contained in them. The process of getting the silk from the ball must'then be attended without delay, while the dead worm is in the ball and before it causes a disagreeable smell. The balls are to be thrown into a kettle or tub of hot water they are then to be stirred round with a small hush until the loose fuz which adheres to the outside of the ball is gathered on the bush. The end of the fibre of « ilk is then to be sought for and reeled off it may be spun at leisure. The insects remain the c » gs from July to May— they hatch, grow, mail the silk, deposit their eggs and die, all in about six weeks.— New York Evening. Post, protection. Cruisers will be appointed in every place where our coasts are likely to be menaced. .. If v\ ar be inevitable, I will direct all my cares to fits circle, and limit its duration. It will only be undertaken to conquer peace, whifih the state of Spain would render it impossible to attain. Let Ferdinand the -' Seventh he free to give to his people institutions, which they cannot hold but from him, and which, by insuring their repose, would dis- sipate the just inquietudes of Fiance^ and from, that' momeiH hostilities shall cease. . I undertake before you, Gentlpmen, the solemn engagement of this. I was bound to place before you the state of our. ex- ternal affairs. It was my duty to deliberate, and I have done so, after mature consideration. I have consulted the dignity of my Crown, and the honour ami security of France. We are Frenchmen, Gen- tlemen, and will ever be unanimous in the defence of sheli interests. By the last communications from Madrid, we learn that every exertion has been employed to unite all classes in the defence of freedom. An amnesty for all political offences, was wisely pro- posed in the Cortes, as the best means of obliterat- ing ail political divisions; and, to render the union complete, it was even proposed to include in the general oblivion the enterprise of the 7th of July. - The New Court Theatre at Munich was destroy- ed bv fire on the 15th inst. The audience happily escaped, hut it is said some carpenters were killed, and others severely wounded. The damage is es- timated at a million and a half of florins. MINES OF POTOZI. The following description of the mines ofPolozi, in Peru, is extracted from a scarce French Wrork, translated in 1597, from a rare and valuable book' written in CastiHan, by Joseph Acosta, which was burnt by a public edict in consequence of the information it contained, and the very accurate, descriptions it detailed of the mines, country, inha- bitants, See. of the western world. This author had himself witnessed what he described, and on returning to his native. country, considered he could Bonsall, who was her fellow- servant, the dislike she " n'a ' f ; u,, u entertained for her own relations, and the reluctance ! f , ! ™ mles are s'i!, J ™ IMI she always expressed to see them Sir George Lee has given to his numerous tenantry in Bucks, in the whole 55 per cent, since valuation was taken of his estates about ten years ago. Sir George's estate is of the first quality, consisting of feeding;, dairying, meadow, and arable land. Extract of a letter from a visitor at Glasgow lo his friend at Plymouth :— 44 There is a vast deal of business done in Glasgow and Edinburgh notwith- standing the dull times. 1 think Glasgow is a more stirring place than any part of Britain which I have visited, and the manufactories are all busily employed; and from what I can learn, poor people are in constant employment, and can live as well as when their wages were higher, since all the ne- cessaries of life are equally low in proportion."— Plymouth Chronicle. The following pleasant anecdote is from a little book called " P iramythia," written by an English Artist who had resided at St. Petersburg!! : What would the unceremonious, easy, frank, and artless inhabitants of such places as the rural, cottage- like, rustic vale of Ciapham Common, Bat- tersea- rise, and similar unadorned sylvan scenes do, in the predicament I once found myself, when the ac- complished Princess Galitzen, and the two Countesses Protassoff, her younger sisters, equally amiable and rich in those graces that a good education and the polish of a Court never fail to give, drove up to my door in a splendid equipage, with six horses, two fore riders, two hussars, aud a court laqnais iu full . ivory. Imagine her tripping up si, airs, vvith perfect ease and freedom, to tell me she Could not resist her sisters' repealed wishes to come and take an English family dinner with me. Delighted 1 really was, but not so my poor spouse ; the whole house was in a quandary. I knew but too well our humble bill of fare for the day; and stole out in a few minutes to assist in the awful conference. It was carried nem. con. that fish might be had in half an hour, and a chicken might be broiled in less time; but what to do for something characteristic and English we. did not know, and were in despair. At last I wrote, a note to a neighbour, explaining our deplorable situation ; and never was more enchanted than when I found the servant returned, loaded with a most famous cold round of beef, with, however, strong injunctions that it should be immediately returned after dinner, they having a large party in the evening, when many, many sandwiches would be wanted. I felt proud when we sat down to dinner; it was nicely pickled, looked enchantingly red and white, and was deservedly admired,- Our visitors did justice to our national dish, and all went on velvet. We took our coffee, chatted, drank tea, had a little music ; but judge of my petrified condition when the carriage came, to hear it ordered lo go back, aud return at twelve ; the Princess declaring she must have another slice of that most excellent beef at supper! Yon might have knocked iny wife down with a straw, and my daughter could play no more English tunes. I saw their distress, and judg- ing it best to make a virtue of necessity, whispered the story to the Princess, who entering into the spirit of it, we boldly sent again for the beef, and, as we were only a few doors apart, it furnished no small amusement to see the velocity with which the belter part of the ox travelled backwards and forwards, certainly faster than ever it had done when in the possession of its original owner. ! n short, it was one of the most embarrassing, yet merriest, days I ever passed in my life." LIABILITY TO PARISH DUTIES.— In ihe Court of King's Bench, on Thursday, a motion was made for a new trial, in the case of The King v. Poynder, wherein the defendant had refused lo serve a Parish Office; and I he Court again decided that persons occup'ying houses in the parishes of the city of London, and paying the rates, although thCy may not use those houses to dwell in, are stiil liable lo serve the various parish offices for such houses. The New Yorh Gazette of the20th of Decemb' r says— 44 The city of Carlagua, capital of the pro- vince of Costa Rica, was totally - destroyed by an earthquake on the 7ih of May, 1822. * The city contained about 12,000 inhabitants, and although not a house was left standing, it is extraordinary that not a life was lost. The earthquake com- menced at eleven o'clock at night. A vast quantity of gold and silver has been discovered by the in- habitants, near the ruins of their city, brought into iew by the earthquake. The inhabitants were now ( October 15) lying in sheds. This province was formerly under the. in tendency of Guatamala; it is now independent of itself, not acknowledging the authority of Mexico or Colombia. They have not yet established a national flag. This city is situated about thirty leagues in the interior, from Punta- de- Arenas, which port is on the Gulf of Necbya, in about nine deg. 30 min. north latitude." Letters, down to the beginning of September, have been received in town from New South Wales, brought by the Shipley, arrived at Plymouth. Tic colony there and at Van Dieman's Land continues to prosper rapidly, and business is greatly on the increase in consequence of the immense arrivals out of emigrants.— Glasgow Chronicle. Ireland is now beginning to feel the effects of the repeal of the Salt Duty in England. While the tax was high on this commodity, a great part of the provision trade still remained in our hands. It employed the capital of our sales- masters, of our merchants— it afforded abundant employment to coopers, and the vast number of persons en- gaged in the preservation of the meat. The offal, in the slaughtering season, supplied the poor of Dublin, Waterford, and Cork, with food at a cheap rate. Now, all this has in a great measure ceased. We are now exporting live cattle in a greater abundance than ever, and the new direction whi< i has been given to this branch of industry, threatens, in a very short time, to deprive us of the trade in bacon. We have read in a Liverpool Paper, that several thousand pigs ( the paragraph says 250,000) have been lately slaughtered in that place. It is in vain, we apprehend, for us to contend with the capital of the English merchant, and it would be vain, as well as improper, to argue against the repeal of the tax. One thing, however, we had a right to expect— namely, that when the greater part of the tax was removed in England, the small duty we paid should have been repealed. This would not, it is true, have left us nearly as well off as we were— but it would, in some measure, have broken our fall. It is now, however, we fear, too late to think of this— for, if our information do not deceive us, it is the intention of the Legis- lafure, in ihe ensuing Session, to repeal the re- maining duties payable in England and Ireland.— Dublin Mercantile Advertiser. - Extract from a letter, RESURRECTION MEN dated Paris, Jan. 9 :— " The resurrection men will doubtless be thrown into great alarm by the following diplomatic informa- tion., which 1 give you from the highest authority. The surgeons and lecturers, and students of London, have opened a correspondence with the British Embassy, in the design to negoeiate with the French Government for the exportation at dead bodies, com- monly called subjects. They appeal to the desire of the French to promote the sciences— to the pecuniary interests of the Government, and plead the enormous expense and hazard of obtaining bodies in London. A subject costs £ 15. 15s — and lately some students stealing, or to speak more technically, procuring some lately themselves in a church- yard, were so peppered in the legs with small shot as to be unable to get home, and unfit for service.. I have seen the propositions in form." Mr. Abernethy, it is said, has addressed a letter to the Secretary of State, on the absolute necessity of Repealing the late Act of Parliament which subjects Resurrection Men ( as they arc called) to severe punishment for violating the. sanctity of the tomb. Under the present restrictions dead bodies are become very scarce in London, and some of the dissecting rooms are absolutely without an adult • subjcct. not render a better service to Spain, than offer the fruits of his researches. The narrow- minded policy of the Government, however, in some measure thwarted the good intentions of this intelligent writer: the disgraceful order was carefully ex- ecuted, and the. French Court, whither in all pro- bability he. had flown for protection — for it is not unlikely, since his book had been deemed dangerous to the Welfare of the State, that he should be banished the kingdom— offered him an asylum through the influence of the translator, who seems to appreciate the value of the work in his dedication to Henry IV. lie there says 44 I have undertaken the translation of a Natural History^ lately written in Spanish, by J. Acosta, a man most assuredly very learned and researching." After some flattering compliments to the King, he adds, What has incited me more to undertake this work has been, that the Spaniards, being jealous and vexed by the publication, have, burnt by a Public Edict ( as \ learnt some time back) all the copies of this history, in order to prevent other nations from knowing the true state of tin; Iiidies.* I considered my duty required me to introduce to my country a- knowledge of things so beautiful and curious— a jewel so inestimable, and a history so elegant— which this author has written from his own inspection, being an eye witness of many of the things therein mentioned. He has related them, too, in such order and brevity, that he may be justly denominated the Herodotus and Pliny of ibis newly- discovered world." But to revert to Ihe description in question. The mountain or hill of Potozi, so justly famed for its extraordinary silver mines, is situated in the province of Charcas, in the kingdom of Peru. These mines were not worked nor even discovered when the Lords of Peru, the Incas, reigned there ; although they had worked the mines of Porco, distant only about six . leagues from Potozi. The cause most likely was, that they were ignorant of their existence ; however, there is a traditional account that an endeavour was made to work the mines, and it was abandoned iu consequence of a voice being heard issuing from the mountain, commanding the Indians to desist, for the mountain was reserved for others; true it is, that no one had knowledge of Potozi nor its riches until twelve years after the Spaniards had entered Peru, when the latter were accidentally dis- covered in the following manner :.— An Indian, named Gualpa, belonging to the country of Chumbibilea, which isa province ofCusco, when hunting one day, the animal he was pursuing mounted a rock; the foot of which was covered with bushes and trees, and as it was very thickly set, he was obliged to seize hold of some branches in order to follow the game; one of these roots came up, and in the hole and upon the root itself he perceived a metal, which lie in- stantly recognized to be excellent, from his previous acquaintance with the metal in the mines of Porco. lie examined the place more narrowly, and carried away some pieces in order to try their quality, and on finding it lo be valuable, he secretly worked at this vein without communicating his discovery unto a single individual: however, another Indian, called Guanca, an inhabitant of the valley of Xaura, a near neighbour of Gualpa, brought some larger pieces of metal to be refined than was usual from the mines of Porco, and the stones in which the metal was depo- sited were of a different colour, and resembled those of the mine he had himself discovered; besides Gnanca appeared in better clothing than lie had heretofore done. These circumstances induced the former to suspect his neighbour had really found out the same mine he had ; he thereupon questioned him very minutely ; and although the other kept the secret exceedingly close, yet by the continued impor- tunities, he was obliged to yield, and take him to the spot whence he had drawn his ore, having then already enjoyed the treasure two months exclusively. Gualpa then related to his confidant that, he had discovered a vein very near this one ( which is now- called the vein of Diego Centeno, and is not less valuable, but only harder to penetrate, and more difficult to work), and it was agreed upon between them, that they should each enjoy his own discovery, and thus divide the richest rock in the world. It happened, however, that Guanca having great difficulty in digging into his mine, which was very hard, and Gualpa not w ishing to allow him to join him in his labour, a dispute arose'between them, and Gnanca being very much irritated, he instantly went to inform his master, who was a- Spaniard, called Vuillaroel, and who resided in Porco. Vuillaroel being desirous of learning whether the representation of his yanaeona ( servant) was true, went himself to Potozi, and, on witnessing the riches of the mine, he had it enregistered. This happened on the 21st April, 1545. Very soon after this, a fine vein of pewter was found near, but it was very difficult to work. On the 30th of August, in the same year, the vein called Mendieta was enregistered : and these four are the principal veins of Potozi. It is said of the first of these ( that denominated the rich vein) that its metal was in front of the rocks, the length of a lance, and that if was at their base, sup- porting them, like a crest, full 300 feet in length, and three feet in depth. This had been torn up, in all probability, by the violence of the deluge, and then exposed to the atmosphere, but yet resisting the impetuosity of the waters. This vein is so rich, the half being silver, and it continues in the same manner to the extent of 50 or ( jO furlongs, and the height of a man in depth, beyond that, it falls away. Thus, by the aid of Divine Providence, were disco- vered the mines of Potozi, shedding upon Spain the good fortune of possessing the greatest riches known, and which had hitherto remained hidden from the world ; it seemed as though it was intended for the happiness of Spain at the time the Emperor Charles V. of glorious memory, ruled over the kingdoms of Spain, and held the sovereignty of the Indies. Shortly after the discovery of Potozi was known in Peru, many Spaniards, and the greater part of the inhabitants of the city of Silver, which is distant eighteen leagues from, Potozi, went thither in order to take mines; even many Indians left their pro- vinces, and especially the Guayzadores from Porco; so that in a very few years this was the finest and best peopled district in the whole country. * The western hemisphere was so called in those davs. sworn that she was, at the time of making this nuncupative statement, of sound mind and capacity, and that such testament was reduced into writing by , certain of the witnesses, within six days after its - enunciation, agreeably to the statute. Dr. JENNER, on behalf of the next of kin, relied on the evidence of four witnesses, including' the surgeon and the clergyman who attended her, to prove the incapacity of' the deceased to make such a testamentary disposition as that attempted to be set up, although a nuncupative one only. These wit- nesses spoke IO the fact of her having been delirious on the 14th, 15th, and 16th of August, and on the morning of the day preceding that on which she died. The clergyman deposed, that being called in to pray with her and administer to her the sacrament, lie found her in such a state of mental imbecility and absence, that she was wholly insensible of bis object, , and incapable of participating in his devotions. The Learned Counsel proceeded to remark on the very •' insufficient case which the legatee had made out, supposing this had been even a written instrument. The Judge ( Sir JOHN NICHOLL), after bearing testimony to the zeal and ability which had been displayed by the counsel for the legatee in this case, said that nuncupative wills were at all times objects of the most jealous and suspicious vigilance in the eye of the law ; and it was requisite in ail such cases that the proof should be most clear and com- plete as to testamentary intention, capacity, and declaration of the deceased. The statute of frauds contemplated those wills with the same strictness of scrutiny. It did appear to the Court that the will now set up possessed none of the qualifications he had mentioned ; and- without giving an opinion as to whether the proof adduced would have been suffi- cient, had this been a written testament, he was clear that, ag the case stood, it by no means came w ithin ihe statute. The Learned Judge then anim- adverted with severity on the improbable character of the evidence adduced on behalf ofthe legatee; but particularly on that part of it which came from the woman who had been with deceased as nurse, throughout her illness, and to the moment of her death, who must, therefore, have been most compet- ent to say whether the deceased was or was not in a state of mental capacity at the time of uttering the will stated to have been by her uttered, and who yet had had the hardihood to swear that she had never seen her delirious, nor heard her talk a wild and incoherent way. Looking to the testi- mony of the clergyman and the surgeon on this subject, the Court felt no hesitation in declaring its conviction that the deposition of the nurse was a false evidence. Under all the circumstances of the case, the Court set aside the nuncupative will that had been alleged ; pronounced the deceased to have died intestate; and decreed letters of administration to the next of kin, of all and singular her goods, chattels, and effects. To mark its opinion,' more- over, of the character which this transaction had assumed, it condemned the. party, though a pauper, to costs. It was aware of The difficulty which might be experienced in, forcing costs against a party so situated ; but when they should come before him on taxation ( the Learned Judge added), he would give the matter his further consideration. [ The property of the deceased is staled to be about FLOOOJ It was so I the bru, al wil1 of their Wesson;, and are groan- under complicated and indescribable miseries. About 20,000 inhabitants in the whole appear to have escaped, but of these a great number have since perished by hunger, fatigue, and distress. It is oil behalf of the wretched survivors of these calamities, that a subscription has been opened. Amongst them are many families of the upper and middle classes of merchants and gentlemen, who are compelled to take up their abode in the roofs of houses, are ready to perish for want of clothing, and ashamed to go abroad ; have no beds whereon to give a little rest to their weary frames, are destitute of necessary daily food, scarcely supplying the urgent wants of'nature with the coarsest bread. Old men, objects of honour and esteem, worn away not only by the weakness of age, but by the want of the'necessaries of life- widow s miserably bereaved, often lamenting bitterly that they have escaped from death, Whieh would have spared them the weight of their present COURT OF CHANCERY, JAN. 28. BEER V . WARD. This case has been long in progress through the Courts of Law, and, as our readers are aware, arose from the following- circumstances :— A gen- tleman named William Cotton had continued in a) state of lunacy from 1763 down to 1819, when he died. The person who took the estates in litig- ation after him yvas disturbed in his possession bv the calamity 1" Such is the affecting language of the sufferers in their appeal to Ihe inhabitants of Great Britain, to whom the mourners in remote regions loqk for succour in their distress— to whom the cry of the oppressed and the destitute is ever uttered in the hour of their calamity. Surely an application of the kind never presented stronger claims to the benevolent assistance of our countrymen ; ami we are glad to find that the call has been promptly attended to. In anticipation of subscriptions, remittance has been already made for the supply of some of their most urgent wants. EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTER. Thomas Drisdell, the miser, who died a few days ago in Cierkenwell Workhouse, was buried in the ground belonging to St James's parish, on Thursday last, in the presence of a vast concourse of persons, who were anxious to see his remains consigned to the earth. The funeral was conducted in a very re- spectable manner, and the corpse was followed by four couple ; and Marv Ann Thompson, a linle girl about 13 years of age, a natural daughter of the deceased, to whom lie has bequeathed the whole of his hoarded wealth, attended as chief mourner.— As the history of this extraordinary man is singularly interesting, we lay it before our readers:— Drisdell was by trade a journeyman scale- maker, and worked for many years with Mr. Wood, in Smithfhid. He was always remarkably industrious, but was disliked by the other workmen and most of his acquaintances for his penuriousness. He was always ready to join them in carousing, but was never found to contribute towards defraying the cost, which he would avoid by saying he could not afford it, and that lie was deeply in debt. By this method he contrived to hoard lli'e whole of his wages; and whatever sustenance. he- partook of WHS obtained from different individuals who were in the habit of associating with him. His disposition became so nrenendlv known, that he was called Hti'onst the trade " Poor Tom," and at oilier times " Tom the Cadger, 11 hut it was never con- jectured thai he had saved any money, and his con- duet was supposed to he nil account ' of distress A few years l ack he was discharged from 5tr. Wood's service, he having' ( jot to he n very slow workman, which was attributed to hisnge ; and from that time, till within a short period of his death, he travelled about town as an itinerant, cleaning and keeping shopkeepers' scales in order, and wherever he ap- plied for a job and did not succeed, lie would implore the charily of the people of Ihe house, and, by stating' himself to he peiii vless, and in the most urgent wan~, he would obtain the broken victuals, anil in this way Ire existed. On Friday, the 18th nit. information was given to Mr. Scott, the churchwarden of St. James's, Clerkenwell, lhat Drisdell was perishing for want of sustenance and medical attendance, al H house in Paradise- court, Turnmill- slreet, and that, next of kin of the predecessor, vv tio claimed on the g'round that the lunatic was not the legitimate son of William Cotton, and that the heirs of Evelyn ; unless immediate assistance was rendered', he would Rowland Cotton, who was the legitimate offspring,, were entitled. It appeared from the numerous' proceedings which had taken place, that the lunatic was the son of William Cotton, Esq. who was the son of Rovrland Cotton, Esq. of an ancient and respectable family in Shropshire. This William Cotton married a person named Rebecca Webster. A register produced showed a marriage to have been solemnized in 1742. The lunatic was proved to have been baptized in 1740. It followed, if this were the first rnarriag- e, that he was illegitimate. It was, however, set up that, this was the second marriage; because the first having- been a secret one, the parents wished to remove doubts which attached to it, by the second. There was a settle- ment made by the father in 1746, in which the four children then living of William Cotton, the father of the lunatic, were treated as legitimate. The verdict in a trial at law had, notwithstanding the last- named circumstance, declared the lunatic to be illegitimate. This verdict had occasioned a motion before his Lordship for a new trial, and under this motion the present proceeding- took place. The LORD CHANCELLOR, after taking- a review of all the circumstances and pleading's, was of opinion that, there must be a new trial. The for- mer verdict had determined the illegitimacy of the lunatic, by finding- the marriage of 1742, and the baptism of the lunatic in 1740. This issue did not g'ive enoug- h of consideration to the motives which might, by possibility, have induced the parents to effect a secret marriage before that or 1742, to which the marriage ol 1742 was only intended to be an affair of public confirmation. Certain it was, that secret marriages were at that time very fre- quent. The settlement of 1746 had an air of for- giveness ( on the part of Mr. Rowland Cotton) for some seemingly existing defect in the circum- stances of the marriages. But there the children were treated as legitimate. He would have it put to the Jury on the new trial, to say, whether there might not have been a marriage previous to that of 1742, and w hether the settlement of 1746 would not afford an inference that those doubts had been cleared up, and all the offences ag- ainst the feelings and opinions of the testator ( Mr. Rowland Cotton) and the family done away. In directing the new- trial, he would also direct the Secretary of Lunatics to produce all the papers and proceedings of every kind in the Master's office, without further order, on the trial. Mr. WETIIERELL asked, if the trial should take place in the Court of Common Pleas. The LORD CHANCELLOR said, No; it had better be tried in the Court of King's Bench ; and in saying that, he was anxious to observe, that he had never known of a trial which was conducted with more ability than had been shown by the Learned Judge who tried the former issue. TITHES.— The Sussex Advertiser says— 44 The award in the long- depending reference between the Rector and the Vicar, and the Parish Officers of Burvvash, in this county, was cou( irmed at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace, holden here on Friday last, and the rate made for the relief of the poor of Ihe parish, on the 16th day of September last, ordered to be amended, by reducing the rale of the great and small tithes, from £ 915. 14s.; Od. to £ 500, and the rale to be altered accordingly. This confirms the long- established practice of rating all properly in a parish at rents which they are worth to let by the year, to indifferent tenants, clear of all parochial taxes." Mr. Wm. Palfrey, who, in 1815, took the degree of second Junior Oplime at Cambridge, as student of Magdalen College, is at present in Wakefield House of Correction, having been committed for three months, by W. L. Fen ton Scott, Esq. for begging at Welherby.— Leeds intelligencer. not survive many hours. Mr. Scott forthwith dis- patched Brown, the beadle, with a chair and two carriers for the dying man, in order that he might be taken care of in the house, and receive the aUend- anCe of the parish doctor. On the beadle entering a two- pair of stairs back- room, a wretched spectacle presented itself. The floor did not appear to have been cleaned for years, and in one corner of the lioVej' was Drisdell stretched on a few old rags, and covered with a piece of a very filthy blanket. This, with ar » old deal table, two bottomless chairs, and a small deal box, made up the entire of the furniture. The, box appeared to he filled with old filthy garments, and that, together with Drisdell, who was speech- less, were removed to the workhouse. Mr. Scott hnmanely ordered every comfort to he administered to him^ and medical aid was promptly rendered, but he only lingered till next day, when he expired. After his dissolution the contents of the deal box were explored by Mr. Scott and other gentlemen belonging to the parish, when, among a heap of filthy rags, they found three silver watches, each wrapped in a piece of rag; on further search they discovered 13 sovereigns, an old stocking half filled with silver, crowns, half- crowns, shillings, and six- pences, and some of them quite h'ack from age ; and a bundle of papers tied round with a piece of string, which on being opened, turned out to contain Navv Five per Cent. Bonds to a very large amount, nod other sureties, together with his will, appointing Mr. Wo - d, his former employer, as sole executor and guardian to his natural daughter, the little girl above mentioned, and leaving her the whole of his property amounting to £ 1,700. When the documents weie found, some doubts arose as to their validity, the deceased having led such a wretched life ; but on inquiry they were found to be genuine. Mr. Scott immediately set about making inquiries for the little giil, amongst those persons who knew her and the. deceased ; and after much trouble, he found her living with a poor woman who obtained a scan'. v existence by selling water- cresses about the streets. She was forthwith taken from her distressed abode and comfortably clad, and is now under the pro- tection of she executor, Mr Wood, the scale maker in Smith field ; and it is his intention to send her to a. boarding- school for instruction. What is most ex- traordinary, the child had never received the least assistance from the deceased whilst living, although she was wandering about the streets an outcast, and without a shoe lo her foot or a rag to cover her.— Drisdell was 56 years of age when lie died, and was a bachelor. BANKRUPTS, JAN. 28. — William Walker, of Roch- dale, Lancashire, woollen manufacturer.— Joseph Bainbridge, late of Queen- street, Cheapside, woollen draper.— Joseph Birch, of Birmingham, jeweller.— Charles Cnlverhotise, of Walco?, Somersetshire, flour- factor.— Willi am l. uvell, of Kilmersdon, Somerset, shire, linen- draper.— Kicluird Goodrich, of Pains- wick, Gloucestershire, baker.— Charles Mason, of Birmingham, druggist. Lawrence Bradslmw, of Adlington, Lancashire, dealer.— William Armstrong, of Arundel. street, Strand, tailor.— San. ncl IVngstoft'e and Thomas Bayl is, of Kidderminster, Worcester- shire, ca i pet- mn mi factum's William Stevenson, . inn. of Bawtry, York, cooper.— Joseph Scobell, of Hinton Saint George. Somersetshire, builder. Frederick William Forck, of Whilechnpel- road baker.— Michael Joseph John Donlan, of Cleveland- court, St. JamesVslreet, tailor— Andrew James Cnniming, of High street, Borough uf Soutliwark, cheesemonger. Printed and puhlhhed by H'. Eddcwes, Corn Market, Slirewstmrif j to reborn Advertisements or Articles of Intelligence are requested to be addressed, ddrer tisements are also received !. y Messrs. A EN ( OK md Co. IVqrwictr- Stjuare, Sewsnte Street, and 1\],. Barker. Xo. 33, Fieet. Street, London • likewise bit Messrs. .). K. Johnston and Co. AT « . 1, Lover Sackville St. eet, Dublin,
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