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nearly six miles from the sea ; but com
Count aad, two Ladies. At Genoa and
AFRICA. Sicily her Royal Highness was well re Letters of the 17th ult. froin Gibraltar ceived; but at Malta, it is said, the Go. state, that the Dutch Admiral Baron Ca. yernor made the vessel, on board of which pellen had just returned thither from off her Royal Highness was, perform quaran, Algiers, with his squadron. He was in the tine in the strictest mánuer.
Bay of Algiers several days, reconnoitring · ASIA.
the fortress, and endeavouring to induce
some Algerine ships to come out from The general state of India, as described under their batteries to fight him. A trein some of the latest Papers from that raendous fire was opened upon him, and country, would, without any particular kept up for almost two days, without show of hostility from any one Power, jus- doing the least injury, although a vast tify the extensive armaments put in motion pumber of shells went over his ships: on the Mahratta frontiers. Besides the Some of his boats were manned to cut out, late suspicious movements of Scindeab, during the night, an Algerine brig; when and on the side of the Rajah of Berar, it about 40 or 50 gun-boais, armed with is stated in these Papers, that the Rajah long 36 and 24.pounders, filed out of the of Typoor possessed at the time of the late harbour, came to her protection, and exdispatches but a mere nominal authority hausted all their ammunition in the wildover the extensive domains so long held est manner, without occasioning to the by his antient race; and that, with the ex Dutch any loss whatsoever. The Admiral, ception of a few miles around the city, it is said, has since been reinforced at the whole country had submitted to the Gibraltar by the Amstel, a fine frigate ; government of Ameer Khan, an adventurer and is waiting for the arrival of two linewho had for several years rendered him. of-battle-ships and a frigate from Holself extremely troublesome in that
quar land. He is, however, most likely soon ter. The affairs of Holkar's Gorernment to sail again, to compel the Algerines to were in a state of more than usual distrac remain at hume, or to fight him at sea. tion ; and the · Army of that Chieftain, Algiers, to which Lord Exmouth's fleet though somewhat reduced in numbers, is expected first to proceed, is defended was yet in a mutinous condition, on ac by about 1000 pieces of ordnance, of count of the great arrears of pay. No every calibre, 300 of which are brassone in the State seemed to have conse it is surrounded by a high wall, the quence sufficient to repress their tumul Southern side of which is adorned by tuous proceedings; nor a strong hand or men's heads, trophies of Algerine crueltypecuniary means enough to satisfy them the Dey, who was General of the Army in their demands.
before his elevation, is an active and enLetters from India state a war with the terprizing soldier, aod during Lord ExNapanlese to be almost inevitable from mouth's late visit was day and night at the preparations made by them to take his post, making ready to repel any atadvantage of the retirement of the British tack the Dey refused to agree to the force from their territory.
proposal of liberating his prisoners in fuIn addition to the erection of a Bishop's ture, instead of making slaves of them See in India, with three Archdeaconries, he said it was the commerce of the country, two national Scottish churches have lately and the Turks and Moors would never subbeen instituted one at Calcutta, and the mit to it. The Turkish soldiery at Alother at Madras.
giers amount to 15,000, and are, in fact, The Duchess of Wellington East India the governors and tyrants of the country, man has been destroyed by fire in Saugur holding the native Moors in complete subRoads : the pilot, two officers, two passen. jection, and the Jews still more so. gers, and many of the crew, perished. Vessels arrived from the African coast
By the last advices from Batavia, his represent the Slave Trade to the NorthExcellency the Hon. T. S. Raffles had ward of the line as still carried on in viöbeeu relieved in the Government of Java jation of treaties, and in fact more flou. by the Hon. J. Fendall. One of ihe Dutch rishing than ever. Commissioners, Mr. Naherys, had arrived Algiers, though strong, is more exposed at Batavia; and the remainder of the ex. to a British squadron Chan Tunis. It pedition, for re-taking possession of the contains about 100,000 inhabitants. colouy on the part of the Dutch, were ex Tunis, though by no means so populous, pected in the course of the following is stronger; its fortifications being three month. A disposition on the part of the miles in circumference, and standing Native Authorities, hostile to the re-establisbment of the Dutch influence, had municates with it by means of a large been evinced, but the Island was perfect- lake, navigable for boats. It is comly tranquil, and it, was hoped that the manded, however, by the surrounding transfer would be effected without endan. hills; and though large sums have lately gering the peace of the country.
been laid out upon its works, yet the Cita.
del, begun by Charles V. is but weak, equipped 26 ships on this remote destinaand is exposed to batteries from a rising tion. In the whole, 115 vessels from reground vear it. The first place of attack, publican ports are employed in that comwould, indeed, be the Port, or Goletta, merce, under most advantageous circumwhich is strongly fortified against a naval stances; and many of them are now at assault, and openly exposed lo bombard Amsterdam, Hamburg, and other Euroment from a hill close by the ruins of an pean ports, with return cargoes. Great tient Carthage; but if this place be de- profits had been derived from Agriculture; stroyed, it will be many years before their and produce generally in America is very piratical shipping can be secured from an high. The flour, the growth of the United enemy.
States, now obtains at Cadiz between ten Advices have reached town from Cape and eleven dollars a barrel. Coast Castle to the 22d of April last. The Arrangements are in progress, to esta. people of Cape Coast town, and the Fan- blish a respectable naval force on the tees, had been so fortunate as to make Lakes of Canada. Sir R. Hall, lately their peace with the Ashantees, by paying Commissioner of the naval yard at Quebec, to them 100 ounces of gold ; and recipro- is appointed to command it. cal oaths were the consequence. As the A regiment of Blacks, raised from AmeAshantees, who are a powerful nation in rican refugees during our late contest with the interior, and who some years ago the United States, has been sent from visited the coast with an army of upwards Bermuda to Trinidad; where they are to of 100,000 men, have for several years bare grants of land, and other privileges, been prevented from tradiag with Euro in fulblment of promises made them at the peans, by the hostility of the Fan:ees, period of their enlistment. and other nations residing in the weigh The Araxes frigate, which has arrived bourhood, their present visit, by opening at Portsmouth from Jamaica, has brought the path into the interior, is likely to be a great quantity of bullion, with letters attended with very important commercial of the 15th ultimo. A very tragical ciradvantages ; great quantities of gold and cumstance took place at Port Royal op ivory being produced in the Ashantee the 10th of last month. It appears, that country.
some offence had been given by one of the AMERICA,
boat's crew, to a party of Blacks; who, in The weather this year has been equally consequence, on the following evening, unseasonable almost every where. In went in a body to the landing-place, deAmerica it has proved no less extraordi- termined to revenge the insult; when the Dary than in Europe. There they have Hon. J. Calthorpe, Lieutenant of the had snow about the middle of last month; Junon, was unfortunately, in landing in Albany and Bennington it had fallen to from that ship at the moment, struck by a the depth of an inch and a half. In that brick-bat on the back part of the head vicinity much damage had been done by from one of the Blacks, and never spoke the frost. From New York it is stated, afterwards. He was brother to Lord Cal. under date of the 15th of June, that the thorpe, and was most bighly esteemed ; cold weather, and even frosts, continued: his body will be sent to England in the in the upper part of the state large icicles Junon. were pending, and the foliage of the forests
Martial Law, at the last accounts, was was blasted by the frost.
still enforced at Barbadoes. Nuinbers of Considerable damage has been done at negroes had been shot and destroyed, and New Orleans, in consequence of the rapid a great many more remained to be exeioundation of the river; the whole of the cuted. suburbs was covered with water; and the A letter from Guyara, dated the 4th of road was only passable in boats.
May, states, that Gen. Morillo had taken In British manufactures, almost the the whole of Sante Fe, the capital of which only article of demand at New York, was was entered on the 6th of April. The British fine cloths; and so great was the bands of insurgents who had opposed the deficiency, that the price of a coat was progress of the victorious army had been ten guineas ; hats of good quality were at subdued ; and a large body of troops had ten dollars.' Trade was not in such a state been sent off to Venezuela, as well as a of total stagnation as it is in some situa. detachment of 3000 men to Panaina, who tions of Europe ; but the floating capital were to proceed by Lima to Buenos Ayres. by which it was supported is in a great The warfare existing in the provinces of measure withdrawn by the inordinate ap New Spain, bordering on Mexico, between petite to involve money in the new Na- the Royalists and Republicans, appears to tional Bank, from shares in which all be carried on in the most sanguinary man. foreigners have been excluded. Notwith- ner; very little quarter being given on standing this circumstance, a large capital either side. The Republican General has been engaged in the East India trade; Morellos, on being taken prisoner, was and the small port of Salem alone has carried before the Inquisition in the city
of Mexico, condemned, and executed on into the City, they should be opposed, the 22d of last December.-The Mexican and punished to the utmost severity of the Patriots, by a Proclamation of their Go. law. This arm though conciliating convernment, and a circular to all the pro duct had the desired effect; the men convinces, have solemoly sworn to revenge sented to return. The Magistrates orderthe death of their defender, and to hold ed 201. to be given to the men, and horses the Viceroy and Spaniards inhabiting the to be brought to draw the waggon load of country responsible for the cruelty and in
coals to the infirmary. justice of the execution.
July 21. The weather having much'imIt is reported that a Mr. Roberts, an proved yesterday, an immense multitude English merchant, has been executed by of the poor haymakers have got some emthe Spaniards at Carthagena.
ployment. To this subject we would call It is positively asserted, that the King the attention of land holders and parish vesof Portugal has promised to support the tries. It is impossible to conceive the Royal cause at Buenos Ayres and Monte distress in which these poor people (a maVideo with an army of 15 or 16,000 men ; jority of them itinerant strangers) have which will, it is added, be very useful in been reduced by the late incessant rains. these provinces, though not wanting in At Barnel, on Thursday, a Gentleman, Mexico or Peru.
happening to go into the market-place, The following is an extract from Hali- found about 140 poor people literally starvfax Papers received on the 4th instant : ing: he ordered them all to be sup
“ Halifax, July 3.-We are concerned plied with half a quartern loaf, and to to state, that on Friday morning last, at come back next morning for another. On two o'clock, the transport ship Archduke Friday the number that applied for relief Charles, Captain Brown, from Quebec, was 338, when they got the same bounty: bound to this port, having on board six On Saturday morning those (all strangers) companies of the Nova Scotia militia, who applied were 776, who each received under the command of Lieut,-colonel one-third of a quartern loaf, and from the Darling, struck on a reef of rocks near parish a quarter of a pound of cheese each. Green Island, to the Eastward of this har At the recent sale of Mr. H. Hope's picbour, and almost instantly bilged. Of tures, the exquisite work of the “Woman those on board, we are happy to state, but taken in Adultery,” by Rubens, was pureight persons perished-four privates, two chased by J. P. Miles, esq. of Bristol, for women, and two children. On Monday 2000 guineas. The whole collection of afternoon the survivors arrived here in se pictures sold for about 15,0007. veral small vessels belonging to Eastern The magnificent stone portico at Fisher. barbours, wbich went to their assistance. wick House, near Lichfield, for which
10001, was bid some time ago, for the pew COUNTRY NEWS.
Church at Biriningham, was sold, at the July 15. About fifty colliers arrived at late sale of the materials, to the architect Chester, from the neighbourhood of Wol. of Lord Viscount Ansou, for 321.! This verhampton, drawing a waggon loaded was one of the noblest and largest manwith coal, with the professed intention of sions in the British empire, having been obtaining relief from the benevolent inha built little more than a quarter of a cenbitants of the towns and villages through tury back, without reference to expense. which they passed on their way to Liver In Glasgow, one of the curiosities shown pool. Information having been given to to strangers, and one of the greatest curio. the Magistrates of that City of their ap sities in Britain, is a Cow-house, set up on proach, they met them in the suburbs of his own plan, by a Mr. Buchangan, an the City ; on being informed who they old but a very skilful and successful maswere, the men immediately pulled off their ter-weaver. In this cow-house are kept hats, and paid great and respectful atten- constantly about 300 cows in the neatest, tion while the Magistrates addressed them most clean, and healthy order. The on the illegality and dangerous tendency of house (one room) is a square building, the their proceedings : they told them that roof supported in the centre by iron pilthough they well knew and lamented the lars. The floor is boarded, washed clean, temporary distresses of the country, and and sanded. Small long stages, about a of their business and district particularly, foot above the floor, are erected, each they would not permit this mode of relief, containing perhaps twenty cows. These whilst it might legally and more effectually stages are just as wide as the cow is loog, be had in their own parish, where their si and behind the cow is a trough to carry tuation and circumstances were known ; away what falls from it. They are kept they therefore earnestly entreated them to two and two together, are fed regularly return peaceably to their respective homes, with grass of some kind, and watered; and they would take the coals, and give women attend upon them and groom them them money to defray their expences on as men do horses, but during the nine the road; but if they attempted to go months they are in milk they never change
their situation. They live upon about mortal; and as a learned and excellent six square feet each : get their skins are Prelate of our Church has justly observed, always sleek and silky, they are fat and will exist, when Faith shall be lost in sight, beautiful. The moment they become dry, and Hope in enjoyment. Permit me, Royal they are sold to the butcher, for whom Sirs! to express an ardent wish, that after a they are highly fit. The owner has a man long and happy life, you may be for ever or two travelling about the country pur- engaged in the exercise of that virtue in chasing new ones, coming into milk; the the company of celestial beings, and partiowner, too, keeps a farm, which the cows' cularly of that youthful Monarch of blessed manure enables him to dress well. In memory, to whom this City is indebted for lits way the business goes on like clock those splendid Establishments which have work, it being but secondary to his weav.. given our Metropolis a decided superiority ing-trade, and has gone on for eight for acts of charity and benevolence over years-00 bustle, no confusion; and he every other city in the Christian world.” sells his grass-milk for half the price the
Mr. Chamberlain thus addressed the Londoners sell their nauseous mixture, Prince of Cobourg :-“ After the recent though land is dearer around Glasgow than congratulations offered to your Serene around London.
Highness by the Court of Common Coun
cil on your auspicious Nuptials with the DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.
virtuous and amiable Princess Charlotte Windsor Castle, July 6.His Majesty Augusta, presumptive heiress to the has enjoyed good bodily health, and has in throne of these realms ; and their eulo. general been tranquil throughout the last gium on the dignity of your Princely month, but his Majesty's disorder is not House, and the great personal qualities of abated.
your Serepe Highness, it would ill become In the night of May 9th, a most daring me to enlarge upon that which has been so robbery was committed, near Greenwich, well expressed by our learned Recorder, on the Coromandel hoy, proceeding down
and so graciously accepted by your Sethe river with seven chests of dollars, each rene Highness. But I hope I shall not weighing 4000 ounces. The vessel was
be thought intrusive, if I avail myself of boarded by a party of upwards of 20 men,
this occasion to offer my individual ex. wbo forced those on board into the holdi pressions of admiration of the glorious and while they carried off the treasure. Seve never-to-be-forgotten exertions of your ral persons have been apprehended on sus.
Serene Highness, in that momentous strugpicion, and part of the dollars recovered. gle for the independence of nations, which Thursday, July 11.
has terminated in the overthrow of the The freedom of the City of London was greatest tyranny which has for ages afthis day presented, in gold boxes of exqui- ficted the civilized world. osite workmanship, to their Royal High- Sir! to express a wish, that you may long Desses the Duke of Kent, the Duke of continue in the possession of connubial feSussex, the Duke of Gloucester, and his licity,--that your Royal Bride may crown Serene Highness the Prince of Saxe Co.
our wishes with a race of Princes who bourg. Their Royal Highnesses arrived may inherit the virtues and graces of their at Guildhall about half-past four o'clock. parents, and be willing and able to proThe applause of the multitude was loudly tect the Citizens of London in the enjoy: testified on the approach of the Prince of ment of those invaluable privileges which Cobourg. Having been introduced in the have been handed down to them by their Council-chamber to the Lord Mayor and ancestors : the preservation of which is Common Council, they were ushered into
not less essential to the interest of the the Hall, accompanied by Lord Erskine State, than dear to those whom your Seand their suite. A very respectable as rene Highness has condescended to call semblage was there prepared for their re your Fellow-Citizens.” ception; and the worthy Chamberlain,
The Royal Dukes severally expressed after reading the Resolutions of the Court, their acknowledgments for the honour and administering the oaths, presented the conferred on them; and the Prince of Co. boxes successively to the Royal party. bourg read a paper, and with a very dis
Mr. Chamberlain then addressed the tinct English accept assured the Lord Royal Dukes as follows :-" Although the Mayor, that it would always be his ambiCourt in their Resolutions have chiefly tion to assist in promoting the commerce, dwelt upon that virtue which more imme- interests, and prosperity of the City. diately attracted their notice, they are not After this interesting ceremony the Chaminsensible to those other graces and ac berlain conducted the Royal Visitors to his complishments of your Royal Highnesses parlour, where the duplicate copies of the wbich add lustre to high birth, and give Honorary Freedoms and Thanks which have dignity to the Princely character: these been voted by the City for a succession of are, however, in their nature transitory. years, are reposited. Mr. Tomkins, the But Charity, in its extended sense, is im- writer of them, being in the room, the
Chamberlain, in his usual handsome man.
Monday, July 23. wer, was pleased to introduce that gentle This evening the ceremonial of the man to the Royal Visitors. The Duke of marriage of the Princess Mary to the Sussex, after many observations, inquired Duke of Gloucester took place. The if the Freedoms in that room
Ministers of State, Foreign Ambassadors, written by one hand, aod how many years and the rest of the company invited to since the commencement. His Royal wiluess the nuptial ceremony, began to Higoness, being inforuned by Mr. Tomkius arrive soon after seven at the Queen's that the date of the earliest was 1776, Palace, in the grand saloon of which a replied, “ You must have felt yourself very temporary altar was erected close to the bappy in having had it in your power to throne ; and the crimson velvet and gold transmit to posterity, in so ingenious and lace of the bangings, together with a costly tasteful a manner, records, so honourable display of massy communion plate, preto this Country, and to the distinguished, sented a very magnificent spectacle. The great, and revered Characters, who have so Palace was brilliantly illuminated, and nobly exerted their exalted talepts in its the grand staircase had all the state arservice." The Dukes of Kent and Glou,
rangements usual on drawing-room days. oester and Prince of Cobourg each ex The Princess Sophia of Gloucester went pressed their surprise at the beautiful in state. At twenty minutes past eight variety displayed in the desigus and the o'clock the Duke of Gloucester arrived in powers of the pen; and congratulated state, with his suite, in two carriages. the Chamberlain, in possessing the most The Duke and Duchess of York followed interesting room to a Commercial City in immediately. At half-past eight the all Europe. [There are fifty of these Prince Regent arrived, accompanied by splendid ornaments chronologically ar the Duke of Clarence and his attendants. ranged: the first six written were unfortu. At a quarter before pine Prince Leopold nately destroyed by the fire some years arrived with his suite. Soon after, the ago at the Chamberlain's office. ]
arrangements in the grand saloon being The Royal Dukes then adjourned to completed, the Lord Chamberlain retired, the Mansion-house, where a splendid en and introduced the Duke of Gloucester, tertainment was given by the Lord Mayor, and presented him to the altar. He then After dinner, the Lady Mayoress had a retired again, and, with the Duke of Camnumerous evening-party, consisting of not bridge, introduced the Princess Mary ; less than 2,000 persons, among whom and the Royal Duke presented her Royal were many distinguished foreigners. The Highness to the Prince Regent. The Royal Guests did honour to their Host by formal document of the Royal assent, sigutheir hearty and friendly enjoyment of bis ed with the great seal, being shown to the fête : but the Duke of Sussex was the only Archbishop of Canterbury, that Prelate, one of the Royal party who danced. The assisted by the Bishop of London, proPrince of Saxe-Cubourg retired about ceeded to perform the solemn ceremony, half-past eleven, and was soon followed by and the Prince Regent gave away the his illustrious relatives,
Princess in marriage to the Duke of GlouThursday, July 18.
cester. At about a quarter past nine the The Semaphore began working between guns fired a signal that the marriage was the Admiralıy aud Chatham. The com. concluded ; and the Princess Mary, after mupications by this means very far sur giving her hand to be kissed by the female pass the Telegraplı recently in use, both attendants of the Queen and Princesses, in çelerity and perspicuity. One among retired with her busband and the rest of the great advantages obtained, is, the the Royal Family to the private apartdistinctness of observiog the apparatus ments of the Queen. In the mean time a from one station to another, which is ac profusion of choice refreshments was serv. counted for from the late one being of a ed to the company, among whom the square form, and thereby holding the Queen soon re-appeared, with most of her density of the atmosphere, and the pre- family, to receive their congratulations. sent being simply an upright hollow mast.
At a quarter before ten o'clock, the bride The Telegraph, it is well known, consists having taken off her wedding-robes, and ed of six shutters, or flaps, and could not
put on for ber travelling-dress a white saby any means produce one hundred com tin pelisse and bonnet, came leaning on binations. So superior are the powers the arm of the Prince Regent, and fol. possessed by this machine, that with only lowed by the Duke of Cambridge, who two arms it produces not merely letters both saluted their Royal Sister, and band. and words, but whole sentences, and up- ed her into the travelling.cbaise at the wards of two Ikousand different symbols.- side-door of the Palace: the Royal BroThe publick are indebted to Admiral Sir thers then embraced the Duke of GloucesHome Popham for the improvement and ter, who stepped into the carriage, and adoption of this important invention.
the new.married pair drove off to Bagshot,