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against the existing order of things has ever been discovered, though it may be true,

that a few obscure individuals have availed In the Journal of Agen, of the 17th of themselves of the popular ferment produced June, we read as follows:-On Saturday by most severe privations, to lead on the the 7th inst. a dreadful storm burst forth in ignorant and unthinking to acts of sedition. the communes of Cancon, Beaugos, Mouli

Within the last two or three weeks, the net, and Bondi, in the Arrondissement of prices of grain have fallen greatly, and Villeneuve sur Lot, and caused the greatest continue to fall. The harvest has begun in ravages. Not a blade of grass, nor a vine the south, and the produce is said to be leaf are to be seen in the places where the

abundant-in every part of the kingdom. hail fell; happily its extent was not great.

The rain, which poured from the same cloud, did an infinite deal of mischief, by It is now confirmed that the great arsenal the great quantity of earth which it carried with it, and by covering all the pasturage consumed, with all its immense naval stores,

Caracca, near Cadiz, has been totally around with sand. This is now the fifth by a conflagration which, there is reason to year in succession that the crops have been

believe, was the result of a conspiracy. destroyed in this unfortunate district.

By private accounts it appears that the Paris, July 3.--The number of French emigrants who have reached the United grand financial plan, projected by the min

ister Garey, is not to be carried into execuStates do not amount to a less number than

tion till January 1818. This delay origi30,000. They have in general embarked

nates in the opposition of the nobles and from Belgium, Holland, Germany, and high churchmen, who will be most affected even Russia. In America they have enjoyed unrestricted freedom, but have ob by its being put into execution ; and, in the

mean time, it is expected that the minister tained no political preponderance. Joseph himself will lose his place. Bonaparte is said to have given up every hope of returning to France. Clauzel and Lefebyre Desnouettes are at New Orleans ;

PORTUGAL. Grouchy has quitted Baltimore for New Lisbon, May 27th 1817.-" I hasten to York. The greater part of the officers of inform you of an alarming conspiracy, this nation appear determined on repairing which, thanks to the vigilance and enerto Mexico or Brazil.

gy of Marshal Beresford, has, within the The French government have come to last twenty-four hours, been discovered the determination of causing a light-house and crushed in this city. Of the real to be erected at the entrance to Calais. A intention of the conspirators we are yet letter from thence states, that an eligible ignorant it is, however, certain, that spot is selecting for this desirable purpose, the first act of vengeance would have and when the danger of the entering of been the destruction of their gallant Marthat harbour is considered, such a measure shal, and Don Miguel de Forjaz, with must appear highly beneficial. The light the whole of the present regency. It is is intended to revolve, with deep red re reported, that in the expectation of sucflectors, and will be so placed as to be con cess, an offer of the crown of Portugal spicuous in all weathers to vessels bound had been made to the young Duke de thither.

Cardeval, the next a-kin to the present The Paris papers have been unusually King, through his mother, who prudentbarren of interesting intelligence for this ly rejected the offer. To complete the month past. They have been chiefly fil- sanguinary and treacherous character of led with accounts of disturbances in dif this black plot, a general massacre of the ferent parts of the kingdom, occasioned by English residents was contemplated.the scarcity of grain, into which, in some Happily, the compunction of some of instances, there seems to have entered a the conspirators has led to the detection spirit of discontent with the present govern

of the treason. The marshal . having rement. It does not appear, however, that ceived intelligence of their, proceedings, any deep-rooted or extensive conspiracy on Sunday evening seized the whole, or

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