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which take place in the delegations of some of the supposed to have been the sale of the gallant Blakely states to the congress of the United States, for rea- and his gallant crew. sons which have been freely assigned-but error LPThe National Intelligencer, however, suggests may be as easily committed on the other extreme. that the Arabian story may be an old tale, as someIf, in the first case, there may not be time enough al- thing very much like it was told to capt. Paddock, of lowed to enable the representative to understand, as the Oswego, as far back as 1806. he ought, the public affairs committed to his charge-so, on the other hand, it is very possible that, by be Tonnage. The domestic tonnage that entered the ing too long in the public service, he may adopt a United States during the year which ended 30th Sepset of opinions in enmity to the best interests of the tember last, was $50,033; and that which departed people, to wbom it is right that every one should oc- 919, 278 tons. The foreign tonnage which entered casionally return, that he may be instructed. But and departed was about 102,500—of which 67,357 admitting, in its fullest extent, the wisdom of thus was British, 10,173 French, 8,630 Hanse Towns, perpetuating the power of a state, (in congress), in 4,452 Spanish, 3,132 British, 3,112 Swedish 2,158 the hands of particular persons that which is prais- South American, 1,226 Portuguese, 738 Danish, 621 ed as being the cause of it, might well be so extend- Italian, 83 Haytien and 661 uncertain. ed as to recommend a body of hereditary legislators, like the house of lords in England-or at least, the WATER POWER. It was mentioned, some time ago, establishment of a liberty-loving and liberal set of that the water power, within a semi-circle of 20 miles, them, such as the bench of bishops-created by the with Baltimore as the centre, was equal to 1,613,000 king, but hulding only a life-estate in the business of) spindlesma friend, a few days since, gave the following making the laws! Tihe principle is good, it must "go account of the mills which are actually at work on through;” and Alexander, of Russia, who is the great the principal streams, the most distant of which is 23 est of all "freeholders," ought to have the best and miles from this city. On the Patapsco 49; the Great wisest gorernment in the world.

Gunpowder 42; Gwynn's Falls 27; Jones' Falls 23;

Herring Run 7. Many of these are very large estabThe WASP sloop of war, captain Blakely, was re- lishments. The mills on the Little Gunpowder, which markably successful in annoying the British during are numerous, were not stated. the late war, and also captured one sloop belonging to the enemy and sunk another. The last account DEAF AND DUMB. The Hariford Asylum, under that we had of her was, that, on the 23rd Sept. 1814, charge of Messrs. Gallaudet ard Clerc, has at present she was off the Madeira islands, and it has been ever 65 pupils, under the charge of five instructors--two since supposed that she foundered at sea, whereby at 1,200, one at 1,000, one at 800 and one at 700 dolthe whole of ber oficers and crew perished, and no lars a year. The cost of board and tuition, including trace was left of her.

washing and stationary, is 115 dollars a year. The The Spring Grove, a British whale ship, was lost on buildings are large and commodious, and can accomthe African coast on the 23rd Nov. Jast, and some of modate 130 pupils. There are various work-shops, the crew have been rescued from the Arabs by that and the boys spend five hours every day in learning distinguished philanthropist, Mr. Willshire, the Bri- some useful trade, such as carpentry, coopering, tish consul at Mogadore. In the account of the af- shoemaking, &c. The product of these shops do not fair there is the following paragraph:

pay the expenses of them, but they prepare the deaf “A circumstance is stated by one of these rescued and dumb to earn their future support. The period men, which is as follows:-He says that the Arab of four years is generally sufficient for their instrucchief in whose hands they fell, could speak a little tion in what is taught in the asylum. One hundred English; and contrived to inform them, that, some and twenty-eight pupils have been received into the years ago, an English ship was lost on the African coast, asylum since its establishment; but of this number that the crew reached the shore to the number of three only 28 have sprung from families able to maintain hundred men, well armed; that his own tribe, consisting them there. The remaining hundred have generally of fire hundred men; attacked them and were re been maintained by the states to which they belong: pulsed; that he solicited the assistance of a neigh This institution was incorporated in 1816—its funds boriog tribe to renew the attack, with an additional then amounted to $25,505, obtained by subscriptions force of four or five hundred men; that the British and contributions." It has since received a large indrove them back a second time, and were making crease of its funds from individuals and religious sogood their retreat for some settlement of security, cieties, &c. and the present value of them is estimatwhen they were a third time surrounded by a bodyed at $215,000-yielding an actual income of only of thirteen hundred; and that the British fought till $5,200, but thought likely to be increased to 10,500 three fourths of their number fell, and the remainder dollars. were cut to pieces, after laying down their arms, and after killing 250 Arabs. The name oj the ship and the MAJOR GAMBLE, a valuable officer of the marine time of the shipwreck are both unknown.”

corps, being about to leave the Philadelphia station, li will appear very possible, and even probable to was invited to a public dinner. The mayor presided, erery one, on reading this paragraph, that we have assisted by general Cadwallader and Nicholas Bidthus learned the probable fate of our gallant country- dle, esq. as vice presidents. Among others, the folmen.* The Americans might easily have been mis- lowing toasts were drank: taken, by the Arabs, for Englishmen. The amount The nary--Its commanders, its courage, its congiven as the strength of the crew is greater than the stancy and its clemency: Need we go "beyond the Wasp had, but she may have made some recent cap- four seas for more?” tures and have had many prisoners on board--who, The army-Its honorable decds in war gave it a in the case of shipwreck and attack by the Arabs, character which its gallant officers have best mainwould have made a common cause with her officers tained by its discipline and usefulness in peace. and crew. There would be a melancholy satisfac Internal improvement-Whilst we drink its rapid tion in ascertaining the certainty of what is now advance, let us not forget that the scientific and ac

complished officers of our engineer corps are the "This idea was first published in the Federal Ga- pioneers of its march. zelte, but seems almost simultaneously to have press After the major had been complimented by a toast, ed itself on the minds of others, as well as on that of he gave (prefaced by a brief and appropriate adthe editor of the paper just named.

dress)-ike citizens of Philadelphia--Distinguish.

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ed alike for their hospitality, their moral excellence 1st. That they would not receive one dollar of the and their intellectual endowments."

sum stipulated to be paid them by the last treaty for, The mayor's volunteer was—-"That perfectly good their land. nderstanding which has always subsisted between 2d. That they would not make war upon the whites, the military and civil authorities in Philadelphia.” nor would they shed a drop of the blood of those who

should be sent to take their land from them. Gex. Call was invited to and partook of a public 3d. 'That, if they were turned out of their houses, diprer, at Pensacol on the 25th April. He was the they would die at the corner of their fences, to maable and faithful delegate from Florida, in congress. pure the soil, rather than they would abandou the Among others, the following toast was drank on this land of their forefathers. occasion:

We are further informed that gen. Melntosh more “The president of the United States: Learned and ed, in council, when the first cession was made, that experienced in the affairs of state--may he be as vir- any person, who should propose the cession of anomous and happy in his administration as his worthy ther foot of ground, should be put to death. predecessor."

A report prevailed in Milledgeville, on the 25th in

stant, that a great council of the Indians was about to Joux C. SEMMES, our countryman, who has resolv- be held, to deliberate on the propriety of commenced that the earth is bollow and populated, has ac. ing hostilities against the party among them favorable cepted an offer of the emperor of Russia, through to the treaty; and it was thought a civil war would count Romanzoff, to make a polar expedition, under

ensue. The legislature of Georgia, which had conthe patronage of the deliverer”-who has ne land

vened to hold an extra session, was expected to put a enough above grourd to satisfy his ambition.

stop, for the present, to the survey of the lands ceded

by the Indians--which had been ordered by the preTur Creeks. The following view of tlie distur-clamation of governor Troup. bances among this people, is copied from the Charleston Courier, and throws much light upon the sub N. W. Indians. We learn from the Detroit Gazette, ject:

of Nov. 10, that gov. Cass left that place on Saturday, However shocking to a sensitive mind may seem the 7th, for Wapaghkonnetta; Ohio, to treat with thc the summary vengeance inflicted by the Creek In Delawares, Shawanees, Wyandots and Senecas, on dians on gen. McIntosh and another chief, who had the subject of removing from Ohio to the west side of aided him in the transfer of the Indian lands, yet, it the Mississippi. It is expected that he will return to can be regarded, where it is correctly understood, in Detroit about the 10th of June, when he will immeno other light than an act of penal justice, required. diately depart for Prarie du Chien, where he will and sanctioned by the law which governs the Creek meet with the Sacks, Foxes, loways, Winnebagoes, nation. The Creeks are, in a good measure, civilized &c. for the purpose of fixing some boundaries for the --they are losing the character of the hunter in that several tribes, and thus check, in a measure, their of the agriculurist; they have partially civilized towns frequent quarrels. which are represented each by a chief in the general council; and of these chiefs, there are thirty six. It lias been always required that a majority of these

QUARANTINE Laws. A great rerolution has taken should sign any contract for the alienation of the place in England, as well as in the United States, as Creek territory—but, latterly, so hostile are these to the doctrine that the yellow fever is contagious; people to any further sales, that the punishment of and a bill is before parliament for the repeal of the death has been enacted against any chief who should quarantine laws. propose such a measure. Of these important and vital regulations, McIntosh must have been aware-and yet PIRATES A piratical vessel, and her crew of he not only advocated the surrender of the land, which thirty-eight men, has been captured off Matanzas is to go to the state of Georgia, but signed the deed, by a British cutter and a steam boat fitted out at that conveying it away, in company with one chief only place. Several of the pirates were killed, and the the other signatures to the treaty being, it is said, rest sent to Havana. It is said to be ascertained that those of persons entirely unauthorized. Now, if these some of them had assisted in capturing more than be the real facts of the case, who is there that can twenty American vessels, whose crews were murderfeel any sympathy for the ruin of the betrayer of his ed. An additional gang of pirates have been hung in nation of the man, who appears to have been more Porto Rico-eleven at once. This looks very much civilized, only to become treacherous; and whose like a resolution to do justice to this late numerous hooors, won by serving our country, do not redeem | class of persons. his disgrace in the sacrifice of his ocn? If these facts be so, who does not pity an exiled people, torn up by

AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL. the roots from their domestic soil, and driven, like

An institution, entitled leaves of the forest, westward, towards the grave of ture, agriculture, &c. under the superintendente of

Fellenburg School,” in which are taught horticulthe sup—and that, 100, under his auspices, in whom Samucis. Stebbins and Elisha N. Sill, jr. is establishthey chiefly confided.

The instructors obThe affair of the killing of McIntosh, be it justifia. ed in. Windsor, Connecticat. ble or not, is not

cognisable by the government of the serve that their pupils “are taught and encouraged to United States. They have only to look to the treaty: Close application and persevering industry. From

practice habits of economy, regularity, temperance, If executed by competent authority, on the part of our very intimate connection with

our pupils, we are the Indians, it must be enforced, unless an enlighten- enabled to exercise a controling influence in the for. ed and liberal policy should rather make a great pe- mation of their characters. Their manners, and their cuniary sacrifice to the state of Georgia--than cover sentiments, and all that constitutes the character of a the Indian soil with the bones of slaughtered lodians. 11, on the other hand, the treaty, as it is alleged, was ing attention.” The summer term commenced the

good and accomplished citizen, are objects of unceasexecuted by incompetent authority, the whole mat- 17th inst. The terms, exclusive of two vacations, ter is re-opened for conciliation and peace.

one of three weeks and the other of five, are one We are informed, by the Darien Gazette, that, at hundred and fisty dollars a year, payable semi-anntia late meeting of the Creek Indians, they made three ally. This sum includes the whole expense of board, irrerccable lawa, viz:

tuition, washing and room rent.


Massachusetts. The legislature of this state met the defenceless victim is turned out, exposed to every at Boston on the 25th ult. Mr. Timothy Fuller, late a shaft which the malice of her enemies can invent or member of congress, was elected speaker of the house point, and when wisdom and power unite with the of representatives, without any regular opposition. powers of darkness-trial it was none where all the Mr. N. Silsbce was re-chosen president of the senate. forms of justice were violated by those who had

broken through them ere yet they could produce MICHGAN. Another newspaper, * called the “Mi- themselves in court. Talk to me of the pachas, the chigan Herald” is publishing at Detroit. It is a deys and the beys of Africa, and call them, as they call neatly printed and well managed journal, and there themselves, judges! Talk to me of them with their js, or soon will be, room enough for more than two ministers of vengeance, crouching under their frowns, papers, for the progress of population and improve and prepared obsequiously to do their master's bement is astonishingly rapid. Michigan is about to be a hests, against their own feelings, in violation of their powerful state; and, by the lakes and canals, will have own oaths and principles, and all because their masdirect intercourse with New York and New Orleans! ter commands them!- If you hold that a trial, then We are glad to observe that the seat of justice of come and say that the queen was tried. Six days Lenawe county, is called Tecumseho. That great have I stood in that place which they sacrilegiously Indian chief was a severe enemy to the American called a court of justice. I dared to tell them my people--but this compliment is well paid to his me- mind, and I did it day by day. I dare not now tell mory, on account of the many superior qualifications them my mind, because I would have occasion to see which he possessed. Tecuinseh is located on the them once more, but were they to call me before River Raisin, famous for the massacre of the prisoners them for telling you what I thought of them to day, and the wounded, by the British and their allies, dur- they would style that too a judicial proceeding: they ing the late war.

would style it a trial!-Were I to compare the place

to any thing, I would say that den, where I stood' and 191PORT-10 prevent importation. It is stated that saw their victim cast down, and trodden upon by one about forty glass blowers lately arrived at Boston

of her judges-one especially who was bound by from Europe, to be employed in the valuable glass every honorable tie to protect her, but who I shall not works in the neighborhood of that city. It may safely name, for they would fall upon me for thus speaking be calculated that, by their labor and skill, they will

you, and you for hearing me; and, therefore, I do add not less than 50,000 dollars a year to the gene

not say a word upon that subject.” ral amount of the products of our country, besides

After returning thanks for the honor done him, in the value of the employment that they will indirectly drinking his health, (at the dinner given to Mr. give to others. A neat little item-and one that will Brougham) Mr. Jeffery said: be found, "after many days," not to have disappeared. Since he was on his sect, he would propose the

health of a meritorious and distinguished individual, EARTHQUAKE. A letter from a soldier in the 28th, who though not of our country, yet any country

He meant (British) regiment, now at Corfu, to his father in Here might be proud to claim him as her own. ford, alluding to the earthquake at the island of Santa the Marquis de la Fayette. (Cheers.) This distinMaura, says, by this calamity, “between two and three guished individual still retained the same temperate hundred lives were lost, young and old; but all the love of liberty which he had imbibed when he serred soldiers, about 400, quartered in the island, escaped He had shared more in the toils than in triumphs of

his adopted country, and which still animated him. unhurt. Some men working, saw a valley between two high mountains sink, and with it two villages liberty. (Hear, hear.). He was now, however, rehouses, inhabitants, and all they contained, were

ceiving the honors that were due to his exertions, swallowed up. The two mountains which, before being animated by the thanks of that country which the earthquake were nearly three miles apart, were,

shared his youthful aspirations (cheers;) and he was by the engulphment of the valley, brought to within enjoying the spectacle of the creation of a mighty 200 yards of each other."

kingdom, (why not say nation?]* sprung up in less

space than susfices to conduct a human being from the Mr. BROUGHAM. The following is an abstract from cradle to the grave-- (applause). Ile did not think a speech spoken by Henry Brougham, (the counsel for that there was any thing so magnificent in the whole the queen of England during

her persecution, and of human history, as the change that had taken place now the leader of the opposition in parliament), at a he had returned. (hear.) It was as the liberator or

in that country which he had left, and to that which public dinner given in honor of this gentleman at Edinburg

adopted son of America that he wished to recommend "I am not a person who is much in the habit of | him to their notice. The hazards of that country were countenancing discussions, nor are we likely to be en his native country, before he had sought for it in

But he had seen liberty twice crushed in gaged in many of them this night; but were I to re

another land. ply to the speech which my learned friend addressed to you, I think I could object to all of it, but without

"The Marquis de La Fayette, and the friends of objecting to any but one expression which he made liberty in France." use of, that of the trial of the queen. I never, in pub

When he had finished, Mr. John Cunninghame lic or in private, heard so great a profanation of the took a brief view of the political situation of the

Unitword trial as such an application of it. The judicial ed States; and on doing so, disclaimed all intention proceedings which we are accustomed to call trial, I to draw an inference against the government under am personally and habitually taught to revere. The which he lived; but he maintained, that the United thing is gone by, but with all the respect due to the States ought to be held up to all other countries as a administration of justice, to which I owe reverence, model how a well ordered government can be conthe statement made from the chair obliges me to ex- ducted. Mr. Cunninghame gave “The president of pose, before I proceed further, the faroe which he of the United States." (applause.) calls trial. Trial, it is none, where the accuser, who is interested, sits on the bench of justice, and pre *I have inserted the words in brackets because of tends to administer it, chear, hear). None, where what I regard as a great and glorious distinction-a

"mighty kingdom” may be built in blood and raised *Yet another is about to be published in Monroe up by conquest in a single campaign--but the building county.

of 2 "mighty nation" is the work of time. Ed. REG.

PROSPERITY OF ENGLAND. We have gathered to-fers were in such demand as to cause a considerable fether the following items, partially to show what is rise in their wages. the present wonderful state of things in England- A letter from Staffordshire, dated April 20, gives

A lato letter from London says:-"So great is the the following account of the state of the poiteries. rage for building in every direction round this im "I wrote you some days past of an intended meetmense cily, thai builders are frequently obliged to ing of the manufacturers of earthenware and china. wait three or four weeks for bricks, and the strife Since then, the meeting has taken place, and business on! caverness to obtain them is such, that, in many in their line is at a complete stanu. instances, from being removed from the kilns red

"All the workmen have turned out for higher boot, the carts in which they have been stowed bave wages; you may see the potteries filled with idle, taken fire. Alread; bave most of Wie villages round strolling poor people; they are determined not to London bcon nearly united to it; thus, along the come to the old price; also all the colliers have turnwhole road to Greenwich (ainiost six pules) there is ed out for higher wages-the manufacturer cannot buy bcarcely an interval between the rows of houses-the coal at the present asking price, and many of their sune may be said of these leading to Vaushail, Ken-ovens remain half fired. The lord lieutenant of this sington, Brixton, Clapham, &c. in that direction. On part of the country, has demanded from lord Dartthe other side of the river, Chelsea, Fulham, and llam- mouth, two regiments of soldiers,until things are finalanersmith, &c. bid fair to be united to it. In the north ly settled here. I find it dificult to purchase goods west, north and north-east of London, equal progress at any thing near the old prices. My opinion is, if the to an union are made, for Bayswater, Kilburn, lamp workmen can hold out, goods must advance 20 per stead, Highgate, llackney and Blackwell, may be cent; in fact they must adrance, as all the raw matecalled portions of it, all the intermediate space being rials have risen considerably." lilled up by streets, squares, crescents, terraces, &c. thickly planted with new churches, ornamented

THE DISSENters in England amount to about six with spires, and domes, and steeples of every possi- millions of persons, and yet they are compelled to ble shape. The duke of Bedforu's estate, commen- support the ministers of the members of the establishring ai the bottom of Southampton-strcet, Strand, ed church, who are a minority of the whole popula

tion. and running in a direct and uninterrupted line to the Southampton Arms,ncar Kentish and Camden Towns, à distance of at least three miles, including already of an oscutcheon divided into three fields; the right

Peru. The arms of the Perurian pation consist Bloomsbury, Bedford, Russel, Tavistock and Custon Squares.

azure with a Vicuna, (an animal a native of South

America), looking inward; the left white, bearing a "The other great proprietors, whose estates in the Quina tree; inferior red and smaller, with a cornųneighborhood of London are now covered with houses, copia pouring out money signifying by these symbols are carl Grosvenor and Mr. Portinan. Those of the the riches of Peru in the three kingdoms of nature. former extending from Oxford-strect to Chelsea; The crest shall be a civic brown, and be accompanied those of the latter includes a great portion of the on each side with a banner and a standard of the naParish of Mary-le-Bone. Lord Grosvenor's rental is tional colors. These arms shall constitute the great said to be at present 1.420,000 per annum. Mr. Port- seal of the state, placed in a circumference formed of man's property will, it is estimated, in a few years the inscription:"*“Republica Peruviana.” te worth eleven millions sterling." The weavers of Coventry are full of business.--vertical stripes; red, wbite and red, with the arms

The national standard shall be composed of thred Those who work in the patent looms earn three to and crest in the centre, with a palm and a laurel infour pounds per week, but those engaged in common terlaced beneath. The merchant flag is to be plain old looms do not get more than ten shillings per week. without the arms. So much for improved machinery. The poor rates at Coventry have fallen from Is. 6d. to 5d. in the regulations, a direction for the mines has been esta

Among the measures adopted concerning interior pound.

blished in every department. The state of the trade in Nottingham was never so Nourishing as at present. The town has had an increase of not less than 10,000 inhabitants within the York Evening Post makes the following communica

CUBA AND Porto Rico. The editor of the Newlast year, and the carnings of the operative classes, tion relating to these islands: are so considerable, that many (even females] get from

"We have been informed, by a gentleman os re20s. to 21. per week. At Leicester the weavers are spectability, and on whose statement we can rely, that carning from 21. to 31. per week. From 4 to 5000 persons, from 7 to 20 years of age Spanish governments, by which the islands of Cuba

a treaty has been concluded between the French and are wanted at Macclesfield, for the silk trade. The and Porto Rico are to be occupied, like Cadiz, with weavers at Coventry earn from 3 to 4 pounds per the troops of the former nation. Of 16,000 French week, and are full of business. The tailors of Exeter soldiers now in the West Indies, 8,000 are to be draftbaro 'struck for wages--they demand an increase of Jed for Cuba, and 4,000 for Porio Rico; and the garhalf penny per hour and other advantages.

risons now occupying these places are to be disbandThe manufactories in England are represented as ed and sent to Spain, or to some other station. A Nourishing beyond all former precedents. · Artisans Frenchman hias been appointed to succeed gen. Vives of every description were in full employment, and in the government of Cuba, which, with Porto Rico, so arvious were the manufacturers to have their is to be held by the French, until the alarm, arising orders executed, that it was by no means an uncom- from revolutionary principles, and from the fear of mon thing to lock up the doors where the workmen invasion, las completely subsided. Whether Great were, and to supply them with food gratis, in order to Britain will permit this arrangement to be carried save the time which would otherwise be expended in into effect, remains to be seen. She has from 17,00) going to their respective lodgings: Orders to im- to 19,000 troops in her West India islands, and a mense amounts were daily received at the manufac- powerful naval force, equal at least to that of France turint towns, many of which could not be fulfilled and Spain. It is scarcely possible that so great a Euwithin the prescribed period. Wages were every ropean force can continue long on this station withwhere extremely high, and mechanics were enabled out coming in contact with each other; and, is the to fare sumptuously well for seven days, out of the views of the different cabinets are not in uniop, we proceeds of trio days work. Even comnop labour-'may espect soon to bear of some decided erent aris


ing out of the present uncertain state of affairs in this the writers are acquainted with the subjects of which quarter of the world.

they write, and the intendant, in his zeal for the

proinpt and etlicacious administration of justice, proRome. The most important affair that has lately mises, on his honor, his conscience and his most sohappened at Rome, is noticed in the following ex- lemn oaths, that nobody, who will make known by tract of a letter from that city-"But, now to more word or writing, the means to be taken to obtain the important watters_our lord the pope, as a sample of necessary information, shall be betrayed; and those his admirable faculty of pontificating, &c. has lately who desire to conceal their names are requested to been fulminating from the Vatican the most thunder-indicato other persons who may communicate facts, ing ediets, touching that part of the femenine attire, &c.

G.DE LA TORRE DE TRASIERNE. yclept stays; the wbieh, he declares, are worn by

(N. Y. Daily Adv. the Roman ladies, so tightly laced, as to make a "maliziossima pompa di lusciria!" The elderly gentle

THE REVOLUTION. From the Boston Gazelle of May man is then must irreverent touching certain myste It will be seen, by the following extract from ries of coiffure, and lays particular stress upon the re- the records of our city, that forty-nine years ago, markable indecency of wearing ornamental caps in this day, our townsmen were called to consider the church, "forgetful of the reverence due to God in the most important question which could ever be subsanctuary of his temple!" All fathers, husbands, mitted to a people. It has been stated by historians masters and others, capi ili casa, permitting or conniv. that the vie jaration of independence was sudden and ing at this impropriety of conduct, or rather, of vest- premature, and, in fact, surprised a great proportion ment, in the female members of their household, 10 of the people. This is answered by showing that in gether with all tailors, tailoresses, milliners, ei hoc most, and, perhaps, in every primary assembly in genus omne, who may furnish contumacious ladies this commonwealth, the subject was solemnly diswith the excommunicated habiliments, arc, as well cussed, at least, forty days before the declaration as themselves, to be subjected to pecuniary fines, was made in congress. On that day was laid the corlaid on, a ragione della colpa, according to the particu- ner stone of independence, and the foundation of a lar iniquity of each individual transgression!" polilical edifice, in better taste and symmetry than

Greece or Rome ever saw. It was founded upon a Egyrr. This ancient and is again rising in the love of freedom-built up by unconquerable persererance seale of nations, and bids fair to resume its rank --supported by the pillars of knowledge and rirtue among the empires of th earth. At present, the bulk and, we trust. will stand, in majestic grandeur, of its population is sunk in the most abject state of amidst the storms of time, to the latest posterity. servitude and moral degradation. The Turks have [Vol. 6, page 49, of Boston records-Anno. 1778, May 23.]. long held undisputed sway over this fine country; That article, in the warrant, viz:-"To consider and the condition of its inhabitants is a necessary ef- whether the town will, in conformity to a resolve of fect of the ignorance and barbarity of its rulers.- the late honorable house of representatives for this The fellah of Egypt is little more than a beast of colony, advise their representatives, 'That, if the hoburthen, subject to the caprice of his Mahomedan norable continental congress should, for the safety master. Civilization has long since fled from a land of the colonies, declare them independent of the kingin which anciently she lored to divell, and which is dom of Great Britain, they, the inhabitants, will soassociated with our earliest recollections. But a rc- lemnly engage, with their lives and fortunes, to supdeeming spirit is at work, even in degraded and fal- port" them in the measure,” was read, and duly conlen Egypt: The indastry, the arts, and even the civi- sidered, and the question being accordingly put, passJization of Europe, are reversing the usual order of ed in the armative unanimously. events, migrating from the west to the east; and they will, in time, effect a complete revolution in the moral and political condition of the people. Her Great Britain and Ireland, We mentioned in our staple productions are numerous, and invaluable to last, that the Catholic bill had been carried in the England as a great manufacturing country. Already house of commons-ayes 268, noes 241. The follow. a vast number of British vessels, and especially ves- ing are the majorities by which a bill, similar in its sels from Liverpool, are engaged in transporting the general objects, was carried at two former periods, raw products of Egypt to this country, and the trade though ultimately lost. In 18!3, Mr. Grattan's bill between the two states is every day increasing. The was read a second time by a majority of 42 in a house export of goods from hence, in exchange for the pro- of 448 members; and in 1921, Mr. Plunkett's bill by duets of the east, bears no proportion to the importa majority of 11 in a house of 497 members:-on its from thence. Bullion is the principal medium of es- third reading, this bill had 19 majority in a house of change at present; but this state of things cannot con- 413. It was subsequently thrown out of the lords by tinue long. The principles of trade will soon come into a majority of 99 out of 279 votes. active operation, and the pacha be made to disgorge France. An excess of capital is felt at Paris, and the vast ireasures which he has swallowed.---Liv. pap. large sums are expended in the erection of new build

ings. Sries in Spaix. The following official notice from Prussia. The king of Prussia has appointed Mr. the police of Avignon, which we translated from one Niederstetter charge d'affaires to the United States, of our late Cadiz papers, gives a gloomy idea of the in the place of Mr Greuhm, the late minister, deceasstate of things in the peninsula, since the restoration ed. A Berlin paper, in announcing the appointment of the legitimate monarch.

says, “he is especially enjoined to pay aitention to SARAGOSSA, April 5th. the interests of the mercantile world." Irlendency of the police of Aragon.

Denmark. The Danish goyernment has made a Certain persons, animated with a commendable zeal loan of 1.2,025,000 in England, at three per cent to for the service of the king, our master, and religion, pay off the loan of 1821, made at a higher rate of sinhave communicated various advices to the intendent terest. of police and other authorities, by anonymous letters The Burmese. The king of Ava was supposed to bo and papers. Although, in many cases, the truth has under the influcnce of his wife--and, after the capireen ascertained, and the proper remedies and pu- turc of Ragoon by the British, the heir apparent said . nishments applied, in others it has been found impos- to him that he was not surprised at what had happensible to establish the facts or apply the remedy, for ed, as the dawn of day never comes by the crowing want of suficient proof. It is generally clear that of the hen but by that of the cock. After consult


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