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Non-ResideXT INCUMBENT3.. 3,856 puty 7,0051. ; to the second Deputy, Sisecures and Diguities not re
3,0171, 12s. 3d. To the Clerks, 9.0001.-quiring residence.
These increased and illegal charges and fem Vacancies..........
the Committee condemn: they concrive it Sequestrations...
In be the undoubied duty of the office to Mecent Institutions.
dispatch the busioess of the suitors upon Dilapidated Churches,
payınent of the fees to which it is legally Held by Bishops......
entitled, which they conceive abundantly No return....
Bufficient for the remuneration of all persona Miscellaneous, including in
employrd in the exeration of its duties. maue, confined for dent, pri.
The Committee, therefore, do not hesitate soners abroad, dogatives
to recommend that their remuneration be srfusing lo make relurn im
immediately placed upon a new principle, propriations, appropria
and that it may be derived exclusively from jions, &c....
the general profits of the office, and com. 798 prised within definite and reasonable limits."
This Report, with the Appendix, occupies Tolal nưinber of BENEFICES 10,601 The Second Report of the Commissioners Extract from the second Report of the Come appointed to inquire into the duties, salaries, miltee of the House of Commons on the and emoluments of the several Officers and Pulice of the Metropolis, relating to the Ministers of Justice, in all Temporal and
Public Charities for the Rr formation of Ecclesiastical Courts in Ireland, commences Criminal and destilute Poor. with the Office of Clerk of the Pleas in Your Committee have examined much l'he Court of Exchequer, recently become evidence as to the general manugement of the vacant by the death of ibe Earl of Buck. various penitentiary establishinents suppo? :inghamshire. This office, in the possession ed by private benevolence which exist ja of Lord Cloomel, to whora it was granted the me:ropolis. They refer groerally to the ia 1783, is stated to have produced berween testimony of those best qualified to give the 6 and 7,0001. a year, but shortly most correct information as to these placrs; after the appointment of Lord Bucking and the concurrent opinion of all is favourhamshire, in 1798, it experienced an in able to measures such as they think it their crease, and averaged, in 1803, 17,0941. duty to recommend. TOE REFUGE FOR 29s. lin. a year. The nel receipts of the TIE DESTITUTE, and the PHILAN. wweral Deputies and Clerks are, Mr. Pol. THROPIC, have fully answered the views buck, first Deputy, 5.2701, a year; Mr. of their charicable founders and benefar. Farrep, second Deputy, 8,0471. ditio. These tors. They have redeemed hundreds from and thirteen Clerks have all been continued the ruin and misery into which they were io their situations by Mr. O'Grady, who plunged ; and it is with peruliar satisfaction has been sworn in and app'inted by the your Coromirtee have lrarni, thar the only present Chief Baron. From the produce check to the furiher progresy of this great of the office, amounting to 11,0941. 10s.119d. work is 1o be found in the deficiency of is to be deducted fees to Clerks and other the foods at present appropriated for that expenses, which left a net income to Lord purpose. That deficiency it is the onject Buckinghamshire of 8,2491.; but there are of your Coministee to supply ; and they ather fees not included in the above sum of feel convinced that the Governorot cannit 11,0941. 19. 11d. properly belonging to more economically employ the funds of the the principal, aud by him relinquished to public, than in the construction of places of bis Depaties and Clerks. These fees have penitentiary confinement. sieger been brought into account, but are Your Committee have inquired into the preturned to amount to 4000. a year, and expenses of the inaintenance of persons in form part of the legal profits of the Depu. the differeol penitentiary establishmenia, as tics and Clerks, "as distingnished from their well as the number of individuals they are illegal charges," of which latter, says the Re calculated to hold: with the exception of port, "it appears by the acknowledgmeut of that at Milbank, they are all supported by the first Deputy, who is the taking officer, voluntary contributions, that several have been very recently intro The Refuge for the Destitute, on the 14th doced, aud that upon several different heads of May lasi, contained 40 males and 60 of service the charges of the Clerks alone females. The former cost annually for food Lave experienced as increase offroin twenty and clothing 231. 17s, and the latter about 10 fifty per cent. since his appointinent in 281. lls, s lhe difference arises from a 1998.” Such lias been the progressive in greater allowance of food being given to crease both of the rule and number of the the females, who work extrit hours. The fees allotted to the Clerks, that their emolu. success of this society has been considera. likents constitute a third of the grors receipts ble; and it has been found that about two of this office, the total of which is estimated thirds of the per-ons cnofoed nad'employed at 28,0001. a year, yielding to the principal, there have been reforined, and reinroed to 8,2491, 10s. 7bd. a year; to be first De habits of industry.
Your Committee have also learnt that the at their own request, and 14 have died. applications from persons of both sexes to Your Committee observe that the labour of onter into this establishment are most ou the women of this fatter institution produced merous, both from the criminal as well as 665l:, while that of the Magdalen was only the destitute poor; and that if the fu:.ds of 1671., during last year. ibe instirution were greater, a much larger The General Penitentiary, Millbank, conproportion of those persons would be re tained 52 males and 76 females, total 198, ceived.
on the 22d May. last. The cost of each The Philanthropic Society contains at prisoner as to food is sixpence to seven pence present 41 girls and 160 boys, the children a day, or about 91. 2s. 6d. per annum. Yont of convicts, and those who are convicts Committee were informed that the clothing themselves: the expense per head, dividing and maintenance of each prisoner would the cost of the whole establi-hmeat by the not exceed 201. per annum. . This establishe Dumber of persons, is about 35l. per annuin, ment is of so recent a date, as not yet to But your Committee observe, that the furnish much evidence of the beneficial apprentices to the number of 60 maintain result of its regulations. But your Com. themselves, having earned near 2,0001. Jast mittee cannot refrain from inserting the year, the principal expense being incurred following extract from the journal of the for the younger part of the coinmunity. This chaplain, who states, that during the ten or institution has fully answered the views of twelve months that the prisoners have been its benevolent founders. By much the under his direction, he has observed a great greater proportion of those who have been alteration in their manner, appearance, and brought op turn out well, and fully warrant character, and that the practical advantages the remark of one of tbose who had deviated of the system are far beyond his expecta. a little from the rules of discretion and good tion. "The chaplain feels much pleasure conduct, "that within its walls the society in closing his joui nal at the expiration of taught them habits which they could not get the year, with stating that the general conrid of if they would."
duct of the prisoners during their confineYour Commillee wish to direct the atten inent in the penitentiary has been most tion of the public to this excellent institu- satisfactory. The repentance and amend. tion, which is uell deserving a more extended Hent of many of them is vi-ible; and ihere patronage, not only for the end which the is every reason to presene, that on their establishment has in viero, but also for the leaving the prison they will become honest success which has allended ils labours, arising and industrious members of society," from the excellence of its regulations, and Your Committee are fully aware of the the frugal manner in which ils funds are expense which the plan of building a new administered.
prison will enrail od the finances of the The Magdalen Hospital contains 80 fe. country; but they cannot consider the cost males: it has been established from the
entirely additional, or one of which, if the year 1758, and has from tbat period to the object to be attained is brought into acpresent day admitted aboui 4,594 persons, count, the public can have any right to of whom 3,012 have been restored to their complain. At present the children comfriends or placed in reputable servire; 912 mitted to the different prisons are mainhave been discharged at their own request, tained at the county or city charges. And 556 for iinproper behaviour; and 85 have your committee do not propose lo shifi that died while in the hospital. Of 246 women cost on the public treasury; they bave been who were discharged in the last four years, informed by persons who have taken pains of every description, 157 are reformed; to obtain a correct estimate as to the ex74 have relapsed; 4 are insane ; 1 is dead, pepse of the maintenance of prisoners, that and of 10 the situation is not known; so ou an average, the cost'at the Philanthropic, that it may be estimated that two-tbirds of the Refuge for the Destitute, and the comthe women who enter into this society are mon prisons, may be taken at 12. per permanently relaimed: the average age of annuin ; and that part of that expense may those ooforivvate females is from 17 to 18. be defrayed by the labours of the prisonThey apply very young, some few at even 13 or 14, but genrally from 15 to 25 ; Upon the important question of employ. soune have been admilted there at 12 years ing convicts in ile different prisons, as well
as on board the hulks, both as to the moral Tlie London female Penitentiary contains no lese ihan the economical consequences, 100 persons, at an average expense per bead your Committee at present wish to give no of 231. fois instirution has been established decisive opinion. They, however, enterahout 10 years ; in that time 2,000 per. tain little doubt that the whole system of rons have pentioned to be admitied, and maintaining the convicts of the covetry is 565 alorie have heen received, of whom susceptible of great iinprovement, and they 265 have been reconciled to their friends trust they shall be enabled to enter more and placed out to service; 18 have married; fully into that subject early in the ensuing 17 have been discharged from various session. causcs; 17 have cloped ; 66 left the bouse The objects of the second report of the
Police Committee, which it embraces, are buildings are necesary-upon which we very important in the eye of hugginity, as shall speak hereafter-we should strongly well as of policy: and we are extremely advise the erection or purchase of more anxiop: that the observations of lie (om structures than one, for many obvious reamittee should lead to some substantial and Sons :-- Firsi, the oftices in a large institution permaneul a' ts, calculated to relieve the of any kind, being of necessity lucrative, sufferings and purify the morals of the are generally solicited and obiuined more poorer classes.
through interest than the firness of the canBut as the first care should extend to their didates; they are universally become jobs : bodily, health, we would recommend that and next. it is more difficult to discover and every po sible obstruction and difficulty correct abuses in proportion as those who should be ihrown in the way of their ob allow of them possess a more elevated taióing gin' and other ardent spirits. To station, or are upheld by greater interests. this end, it might perhaps be well, in addi. Buildings, therefore, just large enough to tion to the utmost care and circumspection altract a proper degree of attention, and in granting licenses, to allow the brewers of too small to tempt indolent cupidity, are our wholesome pational beverage a draw advisable; and the more en, as emulation back upon the malt they use for’ale and will be excited among the managers of porter; subjecting the graio used for spirits them to reclaim a greater number of crimi. to the heaviest possible impost. But these pals, or present them on inspection-days suggestions have reference chiefly to the more deceot and orderly. The whole cost First Report. This which is before us of Mr. Beyans' building, capable of conbegins by canvassing the system of giving taining 400 boys, will amount to about rewards to informers and runners, on the 24,000l. ; which, taking the principal at conviction of persons accused. Such re. 5 per cent, 'interesi, will make the annual wards are opprobriously known and des. house-rent of each boy amount to no more cribed by the term of “ blood-money." than 31.: whereas, the Penitentiary at Mill. The Cowaittee reprobates this method of bank, intended for 800 persons, is estimated detectiog and bringing offenders to justice: at 350.0001, which makes the lodging of and if the maties were before doubtful, the each separate person amoupt to the scandaexperience of last year would fortify the lous sum of ņearly 221. per annum, exclusive opinion of the Committee; police officers of repairs in the building. Even from hence having been found base enaugh to league inay be seen the mischief of large establishwith offeoders, and even io excite honest ments. but distressed men to illegal acts, with a The Committee is next naturally led to view w obtain the reward upon their con speak of other existing institutions, similar viction. For the credit, however, of the to that which they recominend ; and it is inferior ministers of justice, we must ob satisfactory to observe, that all of them serve, that many such monsters are not to be have answered in various degrees the purfound in their body. The Committee think pose of their institution. But we more that there is no such unwillinguess in the particularly recoinmend what is said resInjureď to seek legal redress; but that preting tbe Philanthropic Society and the delinquents might be left to their just ven. Refuge for the Destituie to observation ; geance and pursuit ; and that the chief im. and we hope, that the praise which is justly pediments to this course are the expenses of bestowed pou these institutions, and the prosecution, and the severity of the lares, notice which we bere solicit to them, will which often deter men from pursuing the have the effect of increasing the zeal of offender lo conviction.
their generous patrons, and the attention of • But upon these and many other particulars the officers attached to ibem. of a similar nature, we dust direct the The Magdalen hospital is mentioned, and atteotion of our readers 10 ibe report with due praise: but it is observed, tha: itself. 'The remedies of these great and the labour of 100 persons in that excellens a fiictive evils come next under the consi institution the female Penitentiary, has deration of the Committee. 'Education, produced 665!, in a period during which the of course, virtuous and religious education labour of 80 in the Magdalen amounts only - lays the firmest and most imperturbable to 1671. We are neverobeless of opinion, foundation of an upright life; but it was that if something could be added to the the business of the Committee to trace and funds of the Magdalen, in order to enable recommend the methods of reclaiming the the governors to institute suits in strikingly offendes, and particularly the young offen- gross instances against the vile seducers of der, wben he lad deviated from a course of the unhappy and degraded tenants of that moral rectitude ; and for this purpose they mansion, some good mngh result. Fecouuend a penitentiary-house, in which The Commitiee, in recommending a new the young are to be kept apart from the inore building for the reception and corrcion of hardened. The plan delivered io by a Mr. that redundance of young and old offenders Bevans is preferred, and the expense at who are now indiscriminately huddled in. tendiug it is coutrasted with that of the gether in the various prisons of London, Penitentiary-bouse at Millbauk. If fresh speak with regret of the expense attendant
upon that plan: bot if only one large struc without some earnest pablic effort to resore is to be applied to the existing evil, aod claim so large a portion of our fellow if the Prnitentiary at Millbapk was raised creatures from the paths of ruin, and rescue for 800 persons, and if, as appears by the the nation froin the disgrace under which it Report, it now contains only 128, in an im-labours, by the dissolote morals of the proving condition as to morals and com lower orders, and the barbarous frequency forts, why may not this building be applied of public executions. to the purpose recommended hy the Com. We are surprised that the Committee hare mittee or why should another he raised mare no inquiries into the management and till this is filled ? But at least let something utility of that institution wbich contains be done: let not Committees report, and the deserted victions of parental vice, mporalists complain, and Christians weep, Dämely, the Foundling Hospital.
INTELLIGENCE FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1817.
missioners are Lord Grenville and Sir J. THIS Gazette notifies the appointment
Cnx Hippesley. The ratifications of this
Tirely were exchanged oo the lidh af Hammond to the office of Chief Equerry 10
June, his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, and Clerk Marshal of the Stables, in the room
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16. of Sir Benjamin Bloomfield promoted.
Norber returned to serve in Parliamenl,
County of Glamorgan. -- Sir Christopber
Cole of Penrin Castle, in the county of SATURDAY, AUG. 30.
Cornwall, Koight, Cominander of the Balb, This Gazelle polifies the appointment of in the room of Benjamin Hall, Esq., dtthe Right Hon. Lord John Sommers to be ceased. Lord Lieutenant of the county of llereford, in the room of the Earl of Essex, resigned. Also, that the Prince Regent permits Rear.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 20. Admiral Sir David Milne to bear the armo
This Gazelle notifies, that on the 17th in. rial distinctions following; viz. -- A cross
stant, Lord Talbot was sworn in a Member moline quarterly pierced, brewern three
of the Privy Council, and declared Lord mullets on a chief of honourable augmenta.
Lieutenant of Ireland; aod ibal the same tion wavy, a fortified lighthouse thereon a
day, Lord Sommers took the oaths as Lord redt fag, Aanked by a battery of three tiers
Lieutenant of Herefordshire. The licence of goos, with a like fag on the dexter, and
of Mr. Cornelius Fariel, of Gosport, uf another ballery on the sinister, the whole
Navy Agent, has beeu withdrawn, on the being intended to represent that part of the works defending the town aod port of Al
ground of his having been declared a banks
ropt. giers, to which his Majesty's ship Imprego pable, bearing the flag of the said Rear. Admiral, was appointed on the said ever, memorable attack; and for crest--out of a
TUESDAY, SEPT. 23. paval crown a cubit arm, holding the flag In pursuance of an Act passed in the of a Rear-Adiniral of the Blue, inscribed 37ih year of the reign of His present Njawith the words,“ Impregnable.”
jesty King George the Third, enti:led, "Aa Act for confirmiog and continuing, for a limited time, the restrietion contained in
the Minote of Council of the 26th of Feho SATURDAY, SEPT. 0.
roary 1997, on payments of cash by the This Gazelle conlains a copy of a freaty
Bank ;" and also of the several Acts since concluded on the 220 of May, at London, passed for continuing acd amending the heiween Lord Castlereagh, on the part of same; I do hereby direct, that there be jothis country, and Major-Cieneral de Neuffer, serted forthwith in the London Gazette the on the part of Wirtemberg, confirming all following notice from the Governor and acis done by the Coinmissioners for the Company of the Bapk of England, daled Dowery of the Queen Dowager of Wiriem Isih Sepi. 1817, namely:berg, under the Treaty of Marriage of 3d " That on and after the Ist of October May 1797, and appointing Lord Castlereagh, next, the Bank will be ready to pay cab Major-General H. Taylor, and Major Ge. for their notes of every description daret neral de Neuffer, Commissioners in the rooin prior to the 1st of January 1817. of the deceased Duke of Portland, Mr. Pitt, " CRABLES MANNERS SUTson, Speaker." and Baron dc Riegar. The surviviog Con “ September 22, 1817."
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE.
R. FOSS, X0,36. Essex-street, Strand, VIENNA, Aug. 14.-The following is the
Secrelary to the SOCIETY of GUAR: manner in which authentic letters from the DIANS for the PROTECTION OF TRADE frontiers of Turkey describe the death of against SWINDLERS and SHARPERS, the celebrated ex. Chief of the Servians by a Circular bas informed the Members Czerni-Georges, who since the last (realy of thereof, ihat
peace between Russia and the Porte in GEORGE NEWMAN HARDEY, (mentioned 1812, bad retired to the former country, ia June 1816), has now a counting-house, where the Emperor conferred upon himn the No. 7, Castle.court, Birchin-lane,
rank of General and the decoration of the Also, that persons using the firm of Order of St. Anne. Czerni-Georges had
PATTENS and GRAY, whose address is No. arrived about the end of June in Gallieia, 31, St. Mary-hill, Thames-street, have wril. coming from Russia. Scarcely was this ten to a manufacturer of Edge-tools relative known at Vienna, when the Government to giving him an order, in the postcript to gave orders to the Austrian Authorities to which the name of a member of that society watch him rigorously, and not to perinit him is inserted as a supposed reference, but who to enter Turkry through the Austrian terribas no knowledge of the above firm. tory. He found means, however, to evade the
ROMB, Aug. 8.-The Princess of Wales surveillance of the authorities. He traversed teft Rome some days ago. It is believed Hungary, aod passed the Danube at Vepuo that she proceeds to Milan. A few days lanka, where he paid 250 ducats for his pas. Before her departure, a pamphlet was put sage. Scarcely was he arrived on the Sersian into circulation by the advocate Maracco, ferritory than he was arrested at Semandria attached to her suite. It is entitled, Con. by order of the Chief of the Survians, siderazione libre salla revoca della decorazione Melos Obrovics, and decapitated on the Oroce di Malta, intente contra il Signore 27th of July. His head was immediately Barone B. Bergami, primo Ciambeliauo di sent to Constantinople, S. A. R. la Princupessa di Galles. Londra, COBLENTZ, Aug. 12.--Here bas been a 1617." (but prinied at Rome.) " Free magnificent review of troops, by the King Considerations on the recal of the decora. of Prussia and his son tbe hereditary Prince, tion of a Knight of Malla, directed against The air of his Majesty appeared during the Baron B. Bergami, first Chamberlain of time to be very melancholy; and I have now lier Royal Highness the Princess of Wales.” heard from respectable authority, that ho The following is the circumstance which had received the news of his second son, now gave rise to this production. The Lieu. in Russia, having been bit by a mad dog. tenant of the Grand Master of Malta, who Every method had been taken to preserve resides at Catonea, had conferred on M. bis Royal Ilighuess from the consequences Bergami, in 1816, a Cross of the Order of of this unpleasant accident by applying the Malta. This Cross was subsequently re
knife. Both the King and the Prince er. quired by the Order to be given up at pressed great sati faction at the appearance Milan, at the instance of the Commander of the troops, and particularly at that of Busca, because it was assumed that Ber. the Landwehr, who, though they bad becam gami nas pot of noble hirib. Al page 57 practised but a short time, displayed the of this pamphlet is found the following greatest precision in their maneuvres. passage, which cannot give great pleasure to
INDIA, ine Court of the ex-King of Spain, Charles The following official document will IV.,"The Priocess of Wales satisfied afford some idea of the warfare now carry. with the conduct of Bergami, and still more ing on in todia, and show that in some shape with his onlimited zeal for her person, nomi. or other the Mahrattas will ever keep our pales hin her equerry (scudieri). What won. Indian army upon the alert, either in the der in this? By continued proofs of devotion field, or in the more perplexing and em. without bounds shown her during her vario barrassing character of hordes of baoditti ; Qus travels, a claim was upon her gratitude, leaving to the East India Company nú She therefore promoted him to the rank of alternative but the maintenance of numerous hee Chamberlain What wonder in this? adsanced posts, at a great expense of We are still far froin the case of the famous military establishment, or the exposing of fute-player at the Court of Scotland our subjects and more defenceless allies 10 (Rizzin), or of the life-guardanan (the thr being occasionally surprised and overPrince of Peace) at the Court of Madrid," whelmed by an enemy, tie rapidity of whose