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surpass us in vessels navigable by steam. There is, which fosters genius and encograges skill and indusnow building at Rotterdam, a vessel which, when try, is continually working wonders that will more completed, will be of the burther of 1,100 tons, to be and more astonish the slumbering subjects of enslarpropelled by an engine of 300 horse power. She is ed Europe." intended to carry troops and passengers to Batavia; and will be commanded by a lieutenant in the Dutch Mr. CALHOUN has partaken of a public dinner at navy; The machine, for furnishing her, is manufac- Edgefield, South Carolina. The 5th toast was–Our tured at Liege.
distinguished guest-Always jealous of his country's
honor, he has invariably stood forth, in every crisis, INDIAN ELOQUENCE. A friend has favored us with as the fearless, efficient and consistent advocate of the following speech of a celebrated Indian chief, her best interests--(Sis cheers.) which we believe has never been before published. On which, Mr. C. rose and addressed the company There appears to be a native eloquence among the in a very neat speech-he concluded by offering the Indians that irresistibly touches the feelings. The following sentiment: following is certainly full of meaning and figurative The congress of '76——The immortal politieal archibeauty. It strongly resembles the poems of Ossian. tects, who first constructed the temple of liberty from
(Cheraw Intelligencer. the imperishable materials of the rights of man. A translation of Ridge's talk to general Jackson, when day)-Whilst it will be our pride, as well as our duty,
Volunteer-By col. E. Simkins, (president of the they met at the general's quarters, on the 10th January, to support the present administration in all its wise My heart is glad when I look upon you. Our heads and just measures, we shall feel equally bound to reliave become wbite. They are blossomed with age.
move the dangerous precedent, at the end of four It is the course of nature. We ought to thank the years, by which it came into power. (Change the congreat spirit who has taken care of our lives. When stitution so that elections shall be made by the elecfirst we met we were walking in the red path. We tors, and these electors chosen by an uniform system? waded in blood until the murderers of our own wo
Who will not say agreed?] men and children had ceased. In the land of our enemies we kindled our war fires. We set by them
MR. Clay. At the dinner given to this gentleman, until morning, when battle came with the yell of in Woodford county, the following toasts were drank: our enemies. We met them; they either fed or fell.
Our guest and late representative, HENRY CLAY, the War is no more heard in our land. The mountains 1 eloquent and enlightened statesman-His distinguishspeak peace. Joy is in our vallies. The warrior is ed services in the cause of freedom, his indcfatigable careless and smokes the pipe of peace. His arms exertions in promoting internal improvements and Jay idle; he points to them, and speaks to his chil- domestic manufactures, and his recent vote in the dren of his valiant deeds; his glory will not depart presidential election, entitle him to our warmest apwith him, but remain with his sons.
probation. We have met near the house of our great father, the guests-on his health being drank, he returned
Mr. Talbot, late senator from Kentucky, was one of the president. Friendship formed in danger will not be forgotten, nor will the hungry man forget him who thanks, and offered the followingfed him. The meeting of friends gladdens the heart.
John Quincy Adams-A statesman of experience and Our countenances are bright as we look on each worth, whose choice of a secretary of state is not less other. We rejoice that our father has been kind to deserving of applause, than the preference given to us. The men of his house are friendly. Our hearts him, as chief magistrate, by those who voted for him. have been with you always, and we are happy again hundred persons "many of them the oldest inhabi;
The dining party, in Woodford, amounted to five to take the great chief by the hand.
tants of the county, and the early and constant
friends of their guest.” SAFE TRANSPORTATION. As there is public spirit At the dinner, which he partook of in Clarke coonand capital enough in New York to meet every use- ty, "the party was composed of be.ween 2 and 300 ful project that holds out a prospect of profit, the gentlemen, and 60 or 80 ladies.” The toasts, &c. have scheme of having tow-boats, attached to stcamboats, not yet reached us. for the conveyance of passengers, is already in ope Between four and five hundred of the people of ration. A safety barge, called the Lady Clinton, left Madison county, met at the couri-house in Richmond, New York, for Albany, last week, towed by the steam on the 11th ult. to consider the propriety of inviting boat Commerce, and the passage, (160 miles) was made Mr. Clay to a public dinner at that place. Col. John in 20 hours. This is travelling fast enough, and with Speed Smith, late a member of congress from the disout the least danger.
trict, was called to the chair, and captain R. AppleThe barge is a large and splendid vessel. The di- ton appointed secretary. The business of the meetning room is 84 feet by 22. The ladies cabin is elc- ing was opened by major Turner, whose speech is gantly fitted up: all things are snug and comfortable, reported—in the course of which, he said-—"The preand the accommodations for sleeping, in all the cabins sident, elect, was not my first choice for that station are most happily arranged. The price of a passage —but, that I preferred him to his strongest competiin the barge is $1in the steamboat 3. The vessels tor, I am willing to avow; and, I believe I risk but litare about 15 feet a part, but such communication as tle in saying, that he was and is preferred by nidemay be needful between them is kept up by a draw- tenths of the citizens of Madison county," bridge, properly secured and guarded. An immense After he had concluded, certain resolutions were concourse of people assembled on the wharves to submitted and a committee raised to invite Mr. Clay. witness thic departure of these boals. This mode of They were passed unanimously. The letter of invitravelling will become fashionable every where that tation and Mr. Clay's reply, are both given. They the passengers are sufficiently numerous to justify the abound with feeling. The invitation could not be extra expense-for, in the tow-boat, the travellers accepted, in consequence of previous engagements. are not only free from danger, but relieved of the Mr. Clay, in his reply, says—"Those who have reannoying heat and unpleasant motion of the steam cently assailed me, in consequence of that part, (the boat.
part he took in the election of president), have done . On the departure of these boats, one of the specta- me an essential service. They would have sacrificed tors made the following remark: "This turbulent me to their malignant and ambitious passions. The spirit of republican freedom and fair competition, Ination has seen and condemned their machinations.
They would have deprived me of the attachment from society? Can any man believe that the state and confidence of my constituents. My constituents would have been as wealthy, or the people as comhave overwhelmed me by general and emphatic mani- fortable as they are at present, if they had been set festations of their regard and esteem. They would down in the woods, at a half a mile distant from one have infused distrusts into the minds of the people of another, and thus scattered over the whole surface of my state, of the integrity of my public actions. Ken- | the state? tucky never displayed more entire satisfaction with me than at the present, to me, happy moment. Their FRANKLIN INSTITUTE. The corner stone of the signal defeat is a new demonstration of the wisdom new hall of this valuable institution, was laid at Phiof our social structure and of the competency of the ladelphia some time ago, by the grand lodge of Pennpeople to discriminate between the suggestions of sylvania, in ample form. It is located on Seventh, a calumny and the accusations of truth. And they have short distance below Market street. impressed upon me, more strongly, my obligations of The building, (says the Philadelphia Gazette), which gratitude to my country, of my ardent devotion of will be about 60 feet front, and 100 in depth, will the utmost of my humble abilities to its service, and cover the whole lot, and be three stories high, excluof unceasing prayers for its welfare and prosperity. sive of the basement. In the first story, there will be In the new office to which I have been called, and my a large lecture room, three committee rooms, and acceptance of which you are pleased to have seen, two offices. The second story will be occupied by with satisfaction, I hope to be able, by zeal and in the United States and district courts. The third story dustry, to evince that I am not insensible to the dis- will have an arched ceiling, and be lighted partly tinguished evidence of honor, affection and confi- from the sides and partly from the top. It will aldence, of which I have been so long and so often the ford extensive accommodations to the institute, for favored object.”
the drawing and mathematical schools, for the collecMr. Letcher, the present member in congress from tion of minerals, &c. and will be so arranged that it the district, was directed by the meeting to be also may be thrown open if necessary into one spacious invited to attend. He voted for Mr. Adams.
room, well calculated for the exhibitions of the soAt the entertainment given to Mr. Clay at Paris, ciety. In the basement story reservations will be Ky. one thousand persons are said to have been pre-made for the laboratory and workshops connected sent. At the dinner, in Scoll county, he sat down with the lecture-room, and for the accommodation of with 300 gentlemen and many ladies. In Jessamine the family having charge of the building. The resicounty, the party was also very large, and he was in due will be let out for storing goods. vited to another dinner in another part of it, which The front will be highly ornamental, and of a difhe was compelled to decline. The correspondence ferent character from that of any other building in and proceedings, on those occasions, would kill many Philadelphia, its order being taken from the proporpages; the toasts were complimentary to the ad- tions of the celebrated Choragic monument of Thraministration and to Mr. Clay-and some of them syllus, one of the bandsomest ruins of Athens. It sharply pointed. Mr. Trimble, one of the members of will present an enriched entablature supported by congress, was a guest in Clarke county, and thus four antes, or massive pilasters, whose dimensions tosted–Our guest the hon. David Trimble--His inde- will be four feet square and thirty-two feet in height: pendent course, at the last session of congress, has these will be constructed of marble, standing in bold given him an additional claim upon our confidence. relief, in advance of the front of the building, which
will also be faced with marble. The plan is such, Population. It is stated, in the Philadelphia Ga- that a statue of Franklin may at any time be placed zette, that the counties of Lehigh, Bucks, Philadel- on the top of the building, thus completing the resemphia, Montgomery, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lan-blance to the original edifice, on which the remnants caster, Lebanon, York, Adams, Cumberland, Frank- of a statue, supposed to be from the chissel of a celin, and a part of Dauphin and Northampton, that lebrated sculptor, are still to be seen. part of Pennsylvania, which lies south of the Blue mountains, have an area of 7,869 square miles, and THE CREEKS. Milledgeville, June 21. A talk is had 569,355 inhabitants in 1920, or 73 to a square now holding with the friendly Indians at the Indian mile. This, however, includes the city of Philadel. Spring. General Gaines, and, we presume, maj. Anphia. Massachusetts has 72, Rhode Island 69, Con- drew, attend it. Messrs. Seaborn Jones, Warren necticut 59, New Jersey 40 and Maryland 37 persons Jourdan, William H. Torrance and William W. Wilto a square mile. The district spoken of is equal to liamson, are present as commissioners on the part of about one-sixth of the territory of Pennsylvania, and this state. there is room enough for a large accession of inhabi On Saturday next, a meeting of the hostile party tants.
will be held at the agency. The gentlemen aboveThe writer proceeds--The south eastern section mentioned, and the United States commissioners, of Pennsylvania is that which contains the densest Messrs. Campbell and Merriwether, will attend it. population. The next is the south western, or that General Gaines is proceeding promptly in the diswhich lies west of the Chesnut Ridge, including the charge of the duties of his mission. From his known counties of Green, Washington, Beaver, Alleghany, prudence and firmness, we have every reason to exand parts of Westmoreland and Fayette. Its area is pect that the unhappy differences, which have of late 4,190 square miles, and its population, in 1820, was existed among the Indians, will be speedily adjusted. 156,135, or 37 to the square mile.
Concerning the Creeks, the Savannah Republican The only district, in the middle of the state, that says-It is stated that general Gaines has full power contains a dense population, is that which is compos- to call into the field two thousand men, should he deem ed of the counties of Union, Columbia and Northum- it necessary, to restore and keep in order the Indians. berland, on the Susquehannab river. Its area is 1,582 The Alabama Republican adds--"It is not ascertainsquare miles, and it contained, in 1820,51,682 inhabi-ed where these troops will be had; but it is thought tants, or 32 to the square mile.
a requisition will be made either on this state or TenIt thus appears that about three-fourths of our nessee. This is a most important crisis for the states population are settled on about one-third of our ter- of Alabama and Georgia. Should the report of the ritory; and who can desire that it should be other commissioners prove unfavorable to the treaty, we wise? Who can desire that our population should be must give up all hopes of ever acquiring the Indian scattered, as it is in many parts of the United States, lands by treaty, Pfor there is no doubt, that a large and thus deprived of half the advantages resulting majority of the chiefs, and Indians generally, are op
posed to the cession, and force must be resorted to, to past, and, unless some of them have since deceased, remore them; f but we trust something better will all are still living. Their names and places of resibe done, and that the present chiess may be induced to dence as definitely as known, are as follows: acquiesce in the present order of things."
Jared Bunce, Philadelphia. Governor Troup, of Georgia, has issued an order James Goodrich, western stales. requiring the volunteer corps of infantry and cavalry William Hooker, Berlin, Conn. attached to the 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th divisions, to Prosper Hosmer, Hudson, N. Y. hold themselves in readiness to march at a moment's Stephen Moulton, western states. warning, completely armed and equipped. “This or Epaphras Jones, state of Vermont. der being founded on a requisition of major general Timothy Olmsted, Farmington, Conn. Gaines, under the authority of the president of the John Steele, Mariford, Conn. United States, and for objects connected with the in
(.Nero Haven Journal. terest of Georgia, the governor expects that there will be no default, and that their appearance and con
MOWING MACHINE. I have just returned, (says the duct will do honor to any service."
editor of the Village Record), from viewing, in comCol. John Crowell, agent for Indian affairs in the pany with several gentlemen, the improved mowing Creek nation, has been suspended from office. machine of Messrs. Ezra Cope and Thomas Hoops,
jr. It is a simple, and highly efficacious labor-saving MIDDLETOIN, Con. June 29. Our readers will re- machine; as will appear by the fact, that it mowed collect, thai, ahout a year ago, a marriage took place an acre of good grass in thirty minutes. It cuts a between an Indian chief, who had attended the fo- swarth of 51 feet, and lays the grass handsomely, reign Missionary school ai Cornwall, and a white girl. When under full way it cuts of that width, 50 rods. Most of the papers spoke of it in terms of decided in length in 20 minutes. Ten acres a day may be mowdisapprobation. The agents of the school, at the ed with it easily. It cannot fail-it ought not to fail, head of whom is the rev. Dr. Beecher, of Litchfield, to recommend itself to the enlightened farmer, untii have published a report, under date of the 17th inst
. it gets into general use. in which they state, that a negotiation, for a marriage, The revolving horse rake, in use in this neighborhas been carried on, for some time past, between hood is also valuable; it will rake an acre of smooth Elias Boudinol, a young Cherokee, and Harriet R. land, clean in 15 minutes, and has done it this week Gold, of the village of Cornwall, and that there is now in less time. a settled engagement between the parties. The object of the publication is to declare their “unqualified Fisning. I challenge to the scorld. At Southold, disapprobation of such connections.” And they re-L. I. in May last, the following numbers of shad, or, gard the conduct of those who aided or assisted in (as they are generally called), mossbonkers, were this negotiation as highly "criminal.” They say that taken by a seine, named the Sea Serpent, at single additional restrictions have been adopted io protect draughts, viz. one of 400,000; another of 700,000; a the interests of the school, and of the community as third of 1,200,000!!! These fish are taken for the connected with it.
exclusive purpose of mánuring the soil, from eight to [Why so much sensibility about an event of this 12,000 are usually put on an acre. Some of the seines sort? A gentleman who was thought fit, by many are above 100 rods in longth, and from 12, to 20 fees thousands of tho people, for the office of president, in depth.
[N. Y. Post, openly and frankly recommended an incorporation of the Indian race with the citizens of the United THE TIRST BATTLE NEAR NEW ORLEANS. The folStates, hy intermarriages, -and we could never see lowing account is copied from a London magazineany reason why, on account of that recommendation. It is probably true, in its leading characteristics. The his claims to the office should have been lessened. affair was about one of the roughest, for the amount The praudest man, perhaps, in America, and asgreat of the persons engaged, that, perhaps, has happened a stickler for dignity as can be met with, boasts of the in latter times. A very distinguished officer under Indian blood in his veins. But the rev. doctor, who general Jackson, and, without disparagement to that is at the head of the school, rudely exposes the name chief, as brave a man as himself and one that possessof the young lady who has found pleasure in the so-ed the entire confidence of the general, observed to ciety of an Indian youth, and makes the affair "crimi- the editor of the Register, a year or two after the nal." It is a strange world. If the persons are free battle took place, that he himself, twice had a perto act as they please-if they are not bound "not to sonal combat with Englishmen, so near that he laid commit matrimony or play at any other unlawful his nands on his enemy, before it was decided who game," (as Mathews says he had it in charge by the was to be the victor; adding, "he did not know much celebrated John Wilkes, when apprenticed before about hard fighting, but if any body wished to engage him), we do not see why this fuss is made about in a rougher business than that--they might go and them. Let the girl go, if she pleases, and teach the In- make a ba!tle for theinselves!” He had no sort of a dians to make butter and cheese--how to spin, make desire to participate in it!--yet, should it come, he clothes, &c. and become the parent of children, taught would not sbrink from it. by her to read and write, and think and reflect on Extract. A landing was made, and the army marchthings of deep interest to them and all the human ed onward to the attack in the dead of night. Such family.
a battle then ensued as the appals of modern warfare
can harilly match: all order, all discipline were lost. ANCIENT BI... A copy of the Antwerp Polygloth Each officer, as he was able to collect twenty or thirvihle, printed at dilirrent periods, from 1569 lo ty men round liim, advancing into the middic of the 1378, by Christopher Plantin, is now in the city of enemy, when it was fought, band to hand, bayonet to New York. It is supposed that there are not more: bayonet, and sword to sword, with the tumult and than twelve perfect copies of this edition extant. ferocity of one of Homer's combats.
To give some idea of this extraordinary combat, I FENARKABLE ZONE:TY. To the regiment of our shall, (says the narrator), detail the adventures of a revolutionary arny raised in this state, and command friend of mine, who chanced to accompany one of odbyrol Webb, was attached a band of music, which the first parties et out. Dashing through the bivouac, warranized at Biriforri in the year 1777, and com- under a heavy discharge from the vessel, his party pose I of cighi individuals. Intelligence has been reached the like, which they forded, and advanced received frown all these cielt vithin a few mon s'es far 3s the house where general Keane bad fixes
his head quarters. The moon had by this time made cd basement, the centre is continued, and embellishher way through the clouds, and, though only in her ed with six stone pilasters, coupled at the angles, and first quarter, gave light enough to permit their seeing, a proper entablature supporting an angular pediment; though not distinctly. Having gone far enough to the cornice only is continued the whole length of the the right, the party pushed on to the front, and enter- front, which is surmounted with a handsome balused a sloping field of stubble, at the upper end of which trade, and appropriate acroteria; the order, antique they could distinguish a dark line of men; but whe- 'Ionic. The entrance to the outer lobby is by three ther they were friends or foes it was impossible to easy steps from the pavement, from which a flight of determine. Unwilling to fire, lest he should kill six winding steps, at each end, lead you into the spaany of our own people, my friend led on the volun, cious corridor, surrounding the first tier of boxes. teers whom he had got around him, till they reached Over the outer lobby is an elegant saloon, or coffeesome pile of reeds, about twenty yards from the ob- room, with an adjoining chamber; and over these, in jects of their notice. Here they are saluted by a the third story, are similar rooms. The auditory is sharp volley, and being now confident that they were divided into a pit and three tier of boxes--the gallery enemies, he commanded his men to fire.
occupies 6-10ths of the third tier in front of the But a brother officer, who accompanied him, who stage; the boxes advance one seat in front of the was not so convinced, assuring him that they were columns; the second and third tier are brought forsoldiers of the 95th; upon which they agreed to divide ward on arches, springing from the capitals of pillars. the force; that he who doubted should remain with The ceiling over the pit is a panneled dome, highly one part where he was, while my friend with the rest enriched by the pencil of Mr. Graem, the scene should go around upon the flank of this line, and dis- painter. The fronts of the boxes and procenium, cover certainly to which army it belonged.
are in a corresponding style. The stage, including Taking with him about fourteen men, he accord- the procenium, is 52 feet in depth, and 58 feet in ingly moved off to the right, when, falliog in with width. Adjoining the theatre on William-street, is a some other stragglers, he attached them likewise to wing of 33 feet front, and 38 fect in depth, two his party, and advanced. Springing a high rail fence, stories, containing the green-room, wardrobe and they came down upon the left of those of whom the dressing-rooms." We are assured, by gentlemen doubt had existed, and found them to be, as my friend who profess to be judges, that the internal arrangehad supposed, Americans. Not a moment was lost in ment and embellishments of this fine building, equal attacking, but having got unperceived within a foot any thing of the kind in the United States. of where they stood, they discharged their pieces and [The whole cost of the lots, building, scenery, &c. rushed on the charge. Some soldiers, having lost is ascertained to have been about $25,000.] their bayonets, laid about them with the but-end of their fire locks; while many a sword, which, till to NEW MEXICO.
Froin the Natchiloches Courier. A night, had not drank blood, became in a few minutes man belonging to an expedition fitted out for trading crimsoned enough.
to Santa Fe, from St. Louis, in 1822, arrived here a The English and Americans were so mingled, that few days since, by the way of Chewawway, (Chiuathey scarcely knew friends from foes; and more feats hua,) Durango, and Saltillo, across the Rio Grande of individual gallantry were performed in the course of del Norte, by St. Antonio, tó Nacogdoches. this night, than many campaigns might have afforded. He left Santa Fe in August last, and states that We lost more than åve hundred men, and the field of the trade of that country is lucrative, and the inhabattle was dreadful.
bitants friendly to the Americans. Wheat, he states, I have frequently beheld a great number of dead is raised in great abundance on the Rio del Norte, bodies in as small a compass, though these, indeed, and transported on mules to Guaymis, and other ports were numerous enough; but wounds, more disfiguring on the east side of the Gulf of California, from or more horrible, I certainly never witnessed. A man, whence it is shipped, in exchange for silk, tea, and shot through the head or heart, lies as if he was in sugar, to China and India. a deep slumber; insomuch, that when you gaze upon West of Santa Fe, a nation of Indians have sethim, you experience little else than pity. But, of these tled down into a state of civilization. They manufacmany had met their death from bayonet wounds, ture cloth, and various implements of husbandry and sabre cuts, or heavy blows from the but-ends of mus- war, for the supply of their neighbors. They were kets; and the consequence was, that not only were the not long since at war with the intendency of Santa wounds exceedingly frightful, but the very countenan- Fe, on account of the perfidy of the commander under ces of the dead exhibited the most savage and ghastly whom they served in an expedition against the royexpressions. Friends and foes Jay together in small alists, near Durango. Fifteen of their chiefs had groups, of four or six, nor was it difficult to tell almost been murdered, and they abandoned the republican the very hand by which some of them had fallen. Nay, cause for a time. such had been the deadly closeness of the strife, that The new government has been completely estab. in one or two places, an English and American sol- lished, and the condition of the country much imdier might be seen with the bayonet of each other proved. fastered in the other's body. (London Mag. Taos is the first town met with on the route from
St. Louis to Santa l'e, and contains 4 or 5,000 inhabiALBANT TIIEATRE-- from the Airgus. This structure, tants. It is 80 miles from Taos to Santa Fe, through which is one of the largest and most elegant in the a cultivated country. Santa Fe contains about 9,000 city, has been erected and completed within the inhabitants, has some trade, but no manufactures. short space of seven months. The site is a very edi. There is a silver mine in its vicinity. One hundred gible one in South Pearl-street, a short distance from (miles further south, is Albuqurque, a town of some State-street. The building is something more than importance. The next place of 'note is the pass del 60 feet in front and rear, 116 feet in depth, and 40 Norte, 500 miles north of Chiuahua. Intermediately feet in height, extending from South Pearl to Wil the country is inhabited and well cultivated. liam-street. "The front, (says a correspondent), is Chiuahua is a large city, containing about 30,000 divided into a basement, principal and attic story: inhabitants, and situated about 400 miles north of DuThe entrance to the boxes, is by three lofty arched rango. openings; the piers and arches of freestone, beauti To establish a military post at the mouth of Colomfully rusticated, which occupy three-fifths of the bia river, the American government would find it front. The entrances to the pit and gallery are on much to their advantage to march their expedition by each side, in plain brick-work. Above tbe rusticat. Ithe way of Santa Fe, to the Pacific, and therce along
the coast to their destination. Five hundred men, rac and La Serna, that all communication with her with 1000 horses packed with flour and ammunition, had been prohibited. The commander was ordered can establish themselves in six months on the Paci- to fire upon all boats that approached the corrette. fic Ocean. The long and difficult way by the Mis. There is a stupidity in this worthy of the king-he souri, must certainly be abandoned.
would keep that secret which every body knows; and One thousand horses can be purchased at Natchi- punish a man for saying it is day, when the sun is at toches for $20,000.
Italy. An article from Naples communicates &
curious effort in favor of morality by the king of the From London papers to the 25th May, inclusive. Two Sicilies. The officers of the army and navy of The holy alliance. The approaching congress at that sovereign are to be discharged, if they do not Milan was a general topic of conversation at Paris. marry the mothers of their natural children. Some said that the marquis Wellesley was to attend Sweden. Stockholm, April 29-A French paper on the part of George IV.; others, Mr. Stratford Can-says Sweden recognized the independence of the ning; and a third party, that the assistance of an South American states three years ago. It has done English diplomatist would not be required-the ob- more, for it declared its intention of recognizing them ject of the meeting being only to decide on the mea- in 1811, when the whole continent was governed by sures to be adopted in regard to South America and Napoleon, and Joseph was acknowledged king of the Greece.
Indies by all the European powers, except England. Great Britain and Ireland. Ministers have commu- This is proved by the report made at the beginning of nicated three state papers to parliament, of considera- 1812, by the crown prince to the king, on ihe admible importance, from the foreign department. The nistration of the government during bis illness. first was a treaty with Russia, settling the disputed Greece. Our accounts from Greece are rather claims which existed, with regard to certain rights of gloomy: They speak of dissontions among the chiefs, trade and navigation in the Pacific. The second was and it is not certain that the Egyptians who landea a treaty between England and Sweden, providing, (by in the Morea, have been defeated, as was reported. the establishment of the mutual right of search), for But we are so much used to the reception of confusthe more effectual suppression of the slave trade, ed or false news from this quarter, that we know not The third, the official document of the treaty of amity what may be relied on. A feet of twenty-two Greek and commerce, between England and the United vessels, however, was at sea. The Turkish feet was States of La Plata. When Mr. Canning laid the last soon expected to pass the Dardanelles. of those papers before the house, there were long and Brazil. The negotiation between Portugal and Braloud cheers from all sides of the house.
zil, is stated, in the Paris papers, to be at an end. The health of the king of Eagland was considered The emperor will retain the sovereignty of Brazil, to be in a very precarious state.
during the life of his father, and will continue to re(George is no great things”-a very common man, side at Rio Janeiro, even though the kingdom of Porbut worth a dozen Fredericks—and we hope that he tugal should revert to bim by the right of succession, will live to a good old age.]
which is to be preserved. The two millions sterling, The bill now before parliament on the subject of given by Brazil, are not, as has been asserted, the the customs, will repeal 465 acts of parliament! purchase money of its independence, on thc part of
In the house of commons, on the 16th, a resolution Brazil, but an indemnity for the produce or the mines, passed to raise the salaries of the judges, instead of, and other property belonging to king John VI. leaving them to a small fised salary and other pre Buenos Ayres, &c. It is stated that gen. Lavalija carious sources. The salaries of the judges of the had raised troops in Banda Oriental, to the amount of king's bench were raised from about 9,000 to 10,0001. 2,000, and been joined by Frutes Rivero, who bad the chief justices of common plcas to 8,000; master of deserted from the Brazilian army. Much consterthe rolls 7,000; Ch. Baron of the exchequer to 7,000; nation prevailed at Monte Video from the fear of an vice chancellor from 5,000 to 6,000, and the puisne attack from this revolutionary party, who are not in judges from 4,000 to 6,000. (What are the salaries any way connocted with the government of Buenos of the judges and other officers of the United States, Ayres. compared with these? And yet, perhaps, much the Mexico. Mexican papers, to the 12th of May, hare most severe duty is performed by our judges.) been received by the editor of the National Gazette.
The church-runnin, public of London have changed the treaty between the Mexican union and Great the object of their attentions—to hear the reverend Britain was still under discussion in the senate, in Mr. Irving was the fashion; but the fashionables now which body it had encountered much opposition. One gather at the church of another popularity-seeking of the principal objections to it was, that it contained priest, named Benson, and he will have his day. no formal acknowledgment of the independence of
The habit and decorations of the order of the gar- the republic. Later accounts say that the treaty ter, which the duke of Northumberland is charged to has been accepted. deliver to the king of France upon his coronation, Cuba. The slaves on several plantations, about are now in the hands of embroiderers at Lyons, who twenty miles from Matanzas, revolted on the 16th of are charged to place the diamonds. They are said to June. They murdered between fifteen and twenty be worth 1,800,000 francs.
whites. Troops were marched against them, and it The exports of Liverpool are greater than those of is said that they were speedily subdued, with the loss London, or any single port in the world. They last of 60 or 70 killed. The white population was much year amounted to 20,662,5871.
agitated in consequence of this event, but tranquility France. The Dutchess of Northumberland, or the had been restored at the date of our latest accounts. ambassadress, as she is called, was received by the West Indies. The governor of Bermuda, sir Wm. dauphiness on the 15th May. Her dress is the sub- Lumley, has been called home, on account of his beject of wonder and admiration in the Parisian papers. ing so much detested by the people, and after having Her manteau was so superbly embroidered, that its almost ruined the colony. A dock yard is erecting on weight was almost too much for two persons to sup- Ireland Island, that will cost 1.300,000. A town is port.
also to be built on ibis island. Spain. A corvette of the royal navy has arrived Canada. Sixteen hundred and seventy-six emiat Cadiz from Peru; and so earnest was the desire grants arrived at Quebec from the 15th to the 19th of of the Ferdinandish authorities to keep secret the in-June. The whole number which arrived, during the telligence of thc annihilation of the armies of Cante-/ season, up to the 25th June, was 4,412.