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few weeks, to have again to notice the vessel sunk off Rottingdean is not the fatal effects of a very dangerous reef Mistletoe, but some merchantman. The of rocks, which extend from the shore at officers who have unfortunately perished Fifeness, fully a mile and a half to sea. in her are, Lieut. Wade Blake (comward, and terminating in Carr Rock. mander); Mr J. Duncan, second master; The sloop Janet of St Andrews, forty Mr Tully, master's mate ; Mr J. Brentons register, Elder master, bound from ham, midshipman; Mr Thomas Kennalt, Alloa, with coals, sprung a leak off the pilot; and thirty-two able seainen and Carr Rock about six o'clock on the even- boys. ing of the 6th. The crew, finding that James Watson, senior, who has at. the water gained fast upon them, were tracted so much of public notice, was in making to the shore, to run the vessel dicted for having assaulted Joseph Rhodes upon Balcombie Sands, when she unfor- with a sharp instrument, with which he tunately struck upon one of the outer struck and stabbed him. The jury rerocks of the Brigs, near the Carr. The turned a verdict of acquittal, when seve. crew immediately took to the boat, and ral persons below, and in the galleries, landed in safety. Robert Watson, Lord gave very indecorous demonstrations of Kellie's fisherman, who has been resi. joy. dent at Fifeness about sixty years, is
23.-This dav a meeting of delegates enabled, from what he recollects of the from various petitioning bodies in Great shipwrecks at the Carr Rock, to re- Britain for reformn in Parliament was mark, that there has been, in his time, held at the Crown and Anchor Major
at least sixty vessels lost upon the Cartwright in the chair; when it was Carr!--for if she missed her mark one resolved, that representation should be year, she is sure to hit twice the year co-existent with taxation, and that profollowing."
perty ought to form no part of a mem17. A ineeting of the advocates for a ber of Parliament's qualification--virtue reform in Parliament was held at Free. and talents being sufficient. mason's Tavern this day, when several Common Council.-Mr Waithman movresolutions were adopted, expressing the ed a number of resolutions on the subject necessity for a constitutional reform in of parliamentary reform. These resoluthe representation, the abolition of use. tions do not go so far as those of the deless offices and unmerited pensions, and legates just mentioned, having for their a reduction of the military establishment. object “ the shortening of the duration of
IRELAND.-A meeting, convened by Parliaments, and a fair and equal distri. requisition, took place on the 13th inst. bution of the elective franchise to all at the Green of Harold's Cross, Dublin, freeholders, copyholders, and household. when a respectful address was voted to ers paying taxes, with such regulations his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, as would preserve the purity and integrity humbly praying that he would give his of the members, and render the House royal countenance and support to the of Commons an efficient organ of the measure of parliamentary reform.--Se. people.” The resolutions were carried veral resolutions were also carried, stating with not more than ten dissenting voices. the public distress, and declaring that the Hatton Garden.-Mr Hunt, Mr Cobobject of the meeting was reform, not bet, and the boy, Thomas Dogood, who revolution. A petition to Parliament, tore down a posting-bill, entitled,
* Mr founded on the resolutions, was read and Hunt hissed out of the City of Bristol," adopted.
came to this office, when a good deal of 20.- The trial of the rioters for plun. conversation passed between the magisdering Mr Beckwith's premises on the 2d trate and Messrs Hunt and Cobbet, res. of December, the day of the first Spa. pecting the committal of Dogood, and the fields meeting, commenced this morning conduct of the officer, Limbrick, who apat 10 o'clock, at the Old Bailey, when prehended him,—which led to no result. John Cashman was found guilty, John DreadfulCatastrophe.-- On Friday evenHouper, Richard Gamble, William Gun. ing, the 3d instant, about eleven o'clock, nel, and John Carpenter, not guilty. Mr Cobbett, jun. of Kingston, having Cashman has since been executed. The just retired to rest with his wife, to trial of the other rioters was resumed on whom he had been married but a few the 21st, but none of them were capitally weeks, put an end to his existence by convicted.
blowing bis brains out with a pistol (of 22.- The loss of the Mistletoe schooner, three barrels) which he had previously tender to the flag-ship at Portsmouth, concealed under his pillow. The horrid with all her crew, upon the coast of circumstance has occasioned his wife to Sussex, whilst cruising in search of smug. be insensible ever since, and she is not glers, can no longer be doubted : she expected to live.-Coroner's verdict, Inmust have foundered in one of the vio sanity. lent gales. It is ascertained that the Coroner's Inquest. An inquisition was
taken before Mr Stirling, coroner for One of the Leith smacks arrived from Middlesex, upon the body of Mary Ann London on the 26th instant, having on Golding, the daughter of John and Eliza. board nearly forty tons of the new silver beth Golding, of No 30, Molineux Street, coinage. This valuable cargo, amountMary-le-bone, whose death was occasion- ing to £300,000, was insured at Lloyd's ed by the barbarous treatment of her at the low rate of 10s. 6d. per £100,parents. The deceased was only five strong proof of the confidence placed in years of age. The jury viewed the body; the superior class of Leith smacks. its appearance was shocking, being cov. On Saturday, the 11th January, the ered with marks of violence from the inhabitants of New Lanark met in the neck downwards to the thigh. The back New Institution, for the purpose of tak. had several old wounds upon it; the legs ing into consideration the propriety of were bruised ; and the whole frame was presenting an address to Robert Owen, emaciated. The evidence taken before the Esq. expressive of their high satisfaction jury disclosed a repetition of acts of bru. with his conduct, and that of the other protality on the part of the child's parents, prietors, in introducing various ameliorwhich left no doubt on the minds of the ations in the condition of their commun. jury, that they had been the cause of her ity; and more particularly in reducing death. After an hour's consultation, the the time of working in their mills an jury returned the following verdict: hour a-day; which regulation took place.
The deceased died in convulsions, the 1st Jan. 1815, the time of labour caused by the cruel treatment of her un being from six to seven previously to that natural parents."
date ; since which it has been from six 25.-Johanna Southcote. The delusion to six only. This proposition being u. at this time practised upon the believers nanimously agreed to, a committee was in the predictions and doctrine of the appointed to prepare and present the late prophetess, is matter of great aston.
It was then resolved, that the ishment. An interdict arrived at New. village should be illuminated on the ark on Sunday, the 19th instant, from a Tuesday evening following, in testimony disciple of the conclave at Leeds, inhi- of their regard for his disinterested conhiting those of the faith, amongst other duct in the management of the establishthings, from attending to their ordinary ment, and also in commemoration of the business during the ensuing eight or nine purchase of the mills by the present prodays; and a manufacturer's shop in that prietors. place is at this time entirely deserted, 28.--Yesterday a third meeting the and the business of many small dealers reform delegates was held at the King's suspended in consequence.
Arms tavern, Palace Yard. There were The following letter has been sent by upwards of thirty delegates present, who the Secretary of State for the Home De. affected to represent one hundred and partment to the Lord Lieutenant of the ninety towns throughout the kingdom. county of Leicester, and, we believe, to After some discussion, which brought out the Lords Lieutenant of several other nothing new or interesting, it was agreed counties. Whitehall, Jan. 11, 1817. that those delegates having petitions to My Lord, It being deemed expedient, present to Parliament should assemble under present circumstances, that the this day at three o'clock, in Palace civil power should be strengthened in Yard, to put them into the hands of Sir the county under your Grace's charge, l F. Burdett and Lord Cochrane.--The have to request that you will recommend meeting was then finally dissolved. to the inagistrates in the principal towns This being the day fixed for the meet. within the same (in which the measure is ing of Parliament, the Prince Regent left pot already adopted), to encourage the Carleton House at half-past one, and reenrolment of respectable householders, paired to St James's Palace.- His Royal to act, as occasion may require, as special Highness took his seat in the state carconstables for a fixed period of time, not riage accompanied by the Duke of Monless than three months ; and I have far. trose, master of the horse, and Lord ther to request that your Grage will com- James Murray, a lord in waiting; the municate to the commanding officers of other royal attendants followed in other the several yeomanry corps within the carriages. The procession to the House county of Leicester, the wish of his Ma. was not seriously disturbed ; some disjesty's government, that they will hold contented voices mixed their murmurs themselves, and the corps under their with the applause of the more loyal, yet respective commands, in a state of prepar. there was no such expression of disap. ation to afford prompt assistance to the probation as to excite alarm. On the civil authorities in case of necessity.--I return of the royal procession the dishave, &c.
SIDMOUTU. content broke out into the most out. The Lord Lieutenant of the
rageous abuse, and even into acts of vioCounty of Leicester.
lence. The life guards were insulted, priated for the ransom of British captives, On the same day the joint address of who might chance to be enslaved by congratulation of both Houses of Parlia. any of the Barbary States. The company ment to the Prince Regent, on his late have religiously obeyed the injunctions happy escape, was presented to His Royal of the humane testator, and commission.' Highness at Carleton House, which he re- ed a regular agent at Mogadore for the ceived with all the accustomed state seat purpose. ed upon the throne. The attendance of IRELAND. The Committee appointed Lords and Commons on this occasion was to appropriate the general fund for the very numerous-headed by the Lord relief of the poor of Dublin have deter. Chancellor and Speaker of the House of mined to give premiums at the rate of Commons. From ten o'clock in the £5 per acre, for the planting of early po. morning till five in the afternoon, Carle tatoes, within two miles of the castle of ton House was crowded with the nobility Dublin. The managers of the Cork in. and gentry of both sexes, making their stitution bave voted £700 for the same anxious inquiries, and offering their sen. purpose; the premiums to be distributed timents of congratulation ; and addresses under such regulations as the Committee from all parts of the country will doubt. shall see fit. less be- speedily presented on this most Desperate Poachers.. We had hoped interesting public occasion.
and gravel.stones and other missiles were Common Hall, and passed some addi thrown at the royal carriage : between tional resolutions in favour of parliamentCarleton-house gardens and the stable ary reform, the most important of which yard, one glass of the state coach was was one for triennial Parliaments, which struck three times and broken. It ap-. was carried by a large majority against i pears from the evidence of Lord James an amendment, by which it was proposMurray, that his lordship was inclined ed to declare in favour of annual Parlia.. to think one or two bullets had been fired at the coach, but no gun or pistol was LORD Exmouth. After the adjourn. seen, no smoke appeared, no report was ment of the Common Hall, the Lord. heard, no bullet has been found. As Mayor proceeded to the Common Coun soon as the Prince Regent alighted from the cil-Chamber, where Lord Exmouth had state coach, he informed Sir N. Conant, been in waiting a considerable time in the magistrate in waiting, of the outrage consequence of invitation, to receive the that had occurred, and the Duke of Mon- sword voted to him, as a mark of public trose was immediately despatched to the approbation and thanks for his splendid office of the home department in search victory in the bombardment of Algiers. of Lord Sidinouth. The prince, after -The noble Lord was attended by ten waiting at St James's some time for the captains of his fleet who had shared the noble secretary, went in his private car- dangers and glory of that expedition. riage to Carleton House ; and. whether The Lord Mayor accompanied the prethe mob had relented from their malig- sentation by an appropriate speech; to nant violence, or whether the tumultuous which Lord Exmouth replied by the most part of them had withdrawn to attend cordial expression of his grateful feelings their favourite, Hunt, his royal highness for the honour conferred upon him by was saluted with huzzas. About the the city of London. time of these violent proceedings, that is After the ceremony, his lordship and about half-past two, nearly twenty of his colleagues, accompanied by the Lord Hunt's delegates made a procession by Mayor, Sheriffs, and several other mem. Charing-cross through Parliament Street, bers of the corporation, proceeded to with about half a dozen petitions on Ironmonger's Hall to partake of a ban. rolls of parchment in favour of reform, quet prepared for him by the company, carried on their arms like muskets, they who took a peculiar interest in the results marching in a military step.Hunt, it of that victory. The circumstance which is said, wished the parchments to be un rendered that event so interesting to the rolled, that the length of them might as. Ironmonger's Company was, that they tonish the passers-by.-His myrmidons, are the trustees of an estate of £2000 a however, did not choose to comply with year bequeathed many years ago by one this request ; upon which he observed, of their members, a Mr Betton, who had that he never had to do with such cow. the misfortune to be captured by a Bar." ardly persons before.
bary Corsair, and was several years in A proclamation was issued on Wednes- slavery, from which he was ultimately day morning, the 29th instant, offering ransomed. In memory of his own suf. £1000 reward for the apprehension offerings, and in gratitude for his liberation, the person or persons guilty of the late be directed that £1000 of the legacy treasonable attempt on the life of the above-named should be annually appro. Prince Regent.
that the determined resistance to well 31. The livery of London met in known law's had been confined on this
side of the Tweed to the pursuit of the provisions ;-and the unparalleled exer. pure spirit of mait; we regret to hear, tions made in every part of the united however, that a desperate affray lately kingdoin for their relief. The benevotook place on Lord Blantyre's estate near lence of the higher orders, while it was Haddington, betwixt three poachers and never at any fomer period so extensively his lordship's game keeper and two as. displayed, has not been, on the present sistants. After a most determined re. occasion, alloyed by that want of re.“ sistance, in which shots were exchanged flection which recognized no other mode and severe wounds given, (one of the of relief than by means of pectininry do. poachers having his arm broken) two out nations. The practice has heen, almost of the three were taken into custody. universally, to employ those who were This was mainly effected by the timely able to work, and to allow them such appearance of a countryman at the mo- wages as would save thein froin want, ment when the depredators had the best though at the same time so moderate as of the fight. :Edinburgh Courant.) to induce them to return to their former
4 The most interesting of the other oc. habits of independent industry as soon currences of this month, which our limits as the demand for labour should revive. do not perhit us to detail, were the severe Happily, at the moment we are now gales, which have occasioned much dam. writing, several of our manufacturing age on different parts of the coast ;--the towns begin to resume their former acdistressed condition of the labouring tivity ; and our prospects are becoming classes, partly owing to the last un- daily less gloomy and doubtful. favourable harvest and the high price of
COLONIAL PRoDoce.-Sugars have of late been in considerable demand, without much improveinent in prices. Muscovados proper for refining have been purchased freely at a small advance. The stucks of Refined Sugars being very small, and con siderable orders having arrived from the Continent, this article has a little improved. The sales of Brazil and East India Sugars, lately brought forward, have gone of briskly, at prices a shade higher. Coffee has been in some demand for esportation, though not such as lo dimninish greatly the superabundant stock of this article, which has for many years past been produced in too large quantity for the consumption. Cottons continue in steady demand, without much variation in prices. In East India descriptions there has been considerable briskness, at an advance of Id. to 1d. per Ib. Tobaccos extremely dull, and prices lower. Rums having fallen considerably in price, the exporters were induced to come into the market, and much business has been done in this article. The last T'ea sale at the East India House, which finally closed on the 14th ult., proved that the general freedom of trade with every part of Europe to China, and particularly the exertions of the Americans to supplant the English in the European market, have not had the expected effect; for the average prices shewed an advance of 2d. per Ib.
EUROPEAN PRODUCR.-In articles from the Baltic little business is doing, and prices declining,--Hemp from £1 to £? per ton, and Tallow 1$. to 20. per cwt. Soxing Linsced in considerable demand, and 110s. has been refused. Clover Seeds are also on the advance, and the stock of American very limited : Red 130s. to I 10s. per cwt. There has been much briskness in the Provision trade, and prices have advanced. Brandies and Genevas a shade lower in price. The Wine trade with the Cape of Good Hope is increasing, and now may be called extensive. The remission of the duties has effected this; but, at the same time that it renders essential service to that settlement, it gives occasion to the introduction, by fraud, into the Cape, of large quantities of foreign wines, which are from thence exported to this country as the native produce, to the great injury of the revenue: the present prices, £28 to £32 per ton. In the demand for the Manufactures of this country we are happy to announce some improvement, though not yet such as to be very generally felt; still we think the worst is past, and that the late universal depression will in a short time be considerably removed ; not, however, that we hope the sanguine expectations of speculators, at the conclusion of the war, can ever be realized. From the most important Continental markets, France and Austria, our manufactures are completely shut out; and other states, into which they are admitted, have been for a long time inundated, what with our excessive exports and the produce of native manufactures. The same applies to the North American market; and the present distracted state of South America has much diminished our trade with that important continent, Vol. I.
PRICES OF MERCHANDIZE.
April 7. Cocoa, W. In. £3 5 0 to £4 10 0 Spice, Cinnamon 0 10 0 to 0 Il 0 Cotiee, W. In. or. 3 2 0 to 3 10 0 Cloves 0 3 0 to 0 3 8
fine 4 19 0 to 5 8 0 Nutmegs 0 4 2 to 0 6 1 Mocha 5 1
5 3 0 Pepper, Bl. 0 0 7 to 0 07 Cotton, W. I. c. 0 1 6! to 0 18!
Wh. O 1 2 to 0 1 3 Demer. 0 1 10 to 0 2 0 Spirits, Brandy,
S. I. finc 0 2 4 to 0 27 Cognac 0 6 9 to 0 7 0 Currants 5 5 0 to
Geneva, Figs, Turkey 3 15 0 to 4 10 0 Schiedam
0 3 10 to 0 4 0 Flax, Riga 63 0 0 to 65 0
Rum, Jamai. 0 3 4 to 0 Hemp, Rign R. 43 0 0 to
Leew. Is. O 2 9 to Hops, new, Po. 13 0 0 to 18 18 0
Sugar, Jam. Br. 3 8 0 to 9 12 10 Bags 12 0 0 to 15 0 0
0 to 5 0 Iron, Brit. Bars 10 0 0 to
E. India 1 14 0 to 2 18 0 - Pigs 6 0 0 to 7 0 0 Lump, fine 5 14 0 to 6 10 0 Oil, Salad 15 0 0 to 16 0 0 Tallow, Russia, Gallipoli 100 0 0 to
Yellow 3 1 0 to Rags, Hamburg 2 8 0 to
Tea, Bohea Raisins, Bloom
- Hyson, fine 0 5 1 to 0 5 6 or Jar, new 5 5 0 to 5 10 0 Wine, Mad. old 90 0 0 to 120 0 Rice, Car. new 1 19 () to 2 30 - Port, old 120 0 0 to 125 00 East India 2 2 0 to 2 5 0
Sherry 110 0 0 to 120 00 Premiums of Insurance at Lloyd's Coffeehouse.Guernsey or Jersey, 20s. Cork, Dublin, or Belfast, 20s. Hamburgh, gs. Madeira, 1. gs. Jamaica, 50s.
Course of Exchange, April 4.- Amsterdam, 39 : 6 B. Hamburgh, 36 : 2. Paris, 25 : 40. Madrid, 35., effect. Lisbon, 57. Dublin, 121.
Gold in bars, £3:18 : 6 per oz. New doubloons, £3:15:6. Silver in bars, 5s. 1d.
The following is an account of the official value of the Exports from Great Britain in
each year from 1792 to 1816, both inclusive, distinguishing the value of British Produce and Manufactures from that of Foreign and Colonial Merchandize :
British Produce Foreign and
£18,336,851 £6,129,998 £24,466.849 1793,
13,832,268 5,784,417 19,676,685 1794,
16,725,402 8,386,043 25,111,445 1795,
16,338,213 8,509,126 24,847,339 1796,
19,102,220 8,923,848 28,026,063 1797,
16,903,103 9,412,610 26,315,743 1798,
19,672,103 10,617,526 30,290,029 1799,
24,084,213 9,556,144 33,640,357 1800,
24,304,283 13,815,837 38,120,120 1801,
25,699,809 12,087,047 37,786,856 1802,
26,993,129 14,418,837 41,411,966 1803,
22,252,027 9,326,468 31,578,495 180+,
23,935,793 10,515,574 34,451,367 1805,
23,004,337 9,950,508 34,954,845 1806,
27,402,635 9,124,499 36,527,184 1807,
25,171,422 9,396,149 36,566,571 1808,
26,691,962 7,862,395 34,554,267 1809,
35,104,122 15,182,768 50,286,900 1810,
34,923,575 10,946,204 45,869,859 1811,
21,131,734 8,277,937 32,409,6711 1812,
31,244,723 11,998,449 43,243,172 1813,
The records of this year were destroyed by fire. 1:14,
36.092,167 20,409,347 56,591,514 1915,
44,053,455 16,930,439 60,985,894 1516,
36.714,534 14,545,933 51,260,467
WILLIAM ERTING, Inspector-General of the Imports and exports of Great Britain. (restom llvuse, London, 13th March 1817.