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the King and the Prince of Orange, whe
has, in consequence, been reinstated in his FRANCE.
offices and titles in the war department. The law regarding the liberty of the The High Court of Justice at Brussels press in France, after long continued and has decided against the Duke of Wellinganimated debates, has passed both the ton, in his appeal against the editor of the Chambers by great majorities, and has since Flanders Journal, and has condemned his received the royal assent. By this law, Grace in costs. The Duke, however, per. which is to continue in force till the end sisting in his suit, has appealed to the Court of the session 1818, no newspaper, or other of Cassation against this second decision. periodical work, can be published without The sanction of the King.
GERMANY. The result of the budget of the Finance Several thousand Germans have petia Minister shows the necessity of a new loan, tioned the Dict at Frankfort, desiring the to a large amount. There is, however, a performance of the 15th article of the fediminution of eighty millions of francs, in deral act, which promised representative the estimate for 1818, as compared with constitutions to the different states of Gerthe preceding year, which is held out by many, and on the faith of which the inhathe Minister as a pledge of continued ame bitants came forward in the late war, to re. lioration.
sist the aggressions of the French. This
pledge, they complain, has been forfeited, SPAIN.
now that the danger is past; and the petiA levy has been ordered by the Govern. tion intimates, that were a hostile army at ment, of 18,000 men, for the present year, present to enter Germany, the people would to be drawn by lot from all the unmarried be deaf to the most urgent requisitions of men, between 17 and 30 years of age, from their Governments. which no exemptions are to be allowed. A new concordat between the Pope and
The King issued a decree in Decem- the King of Bavaria has been concluded, by ber last, prohibiting his subjects from which six new bishoprics and two archbi. trading for slaves on the coast of Africa, shoprics are created, to have endowments south of the line, under a penalty of ten in land, yielding revenues for the bishops, years'banishment to the Phillippine islands, of from 8000 to 10,000 florins, and from and restricting the duration of the trade to 15,000 to 20,000 for the archbishops. A any other part of the African coast to May certain number of nunneries and mona. 1820, under the same penalties.
steries are to be re-established, whose oc
cupants are to devote themselves exclusive NETHERLANDS,
ly to the education of youth. The project of a law, on the subject of the tea trade, has been submitted to the
ASIA. Legislature by the King, by which it is proposed to abolish all exclusive rights and
EAST INDIES. monopolies, and to throw open the trade to We have now official intelligence of the China, and to the Dutch colonies in the conclusion of peace with the Government east. A trifling duty of about a half per of Poonah. A new treaty has been entered cent, is to be imposed on tes, and the ex- into with the Peishwa, containing proviport duty will not exceed one fifth. This sions, calculated, says the proclamation, to is, no doubt, a wise and liberal arrange. improve the alliance, and to promote and ment; but, it is also evident, that it must render permanent the harmony which both have a very injurious effect upon the reve. Governments are anxious to obtain. The nue of Britain, unless counteracted by the latest accounts from Cuttack are to the vigilance of the Excise; as, upon all tea 22d of July. The insurrection then lingerthat can be landed here free of duty, the ed; and, except an affair on the 5th, in smuggler will gain a profit of about 90 per which some partial success had been gaincent.
ed over the insurgents by Captain Arm A reconciliation has taken place between strong, nothing of importance had occurred
A beautiful monument, representing an
AMERICA. urn on a pedestal, under the shade of a banyan tree, was erected in the beginning
UNITED STATES. of June last, in St Thomas's Church, Bom On the 2d of December last, the United bay, in memory of the late Governor Dun- States Congress was opened in the usual
manner by a message from the President On the right of the pedestal is scat. (Mr Monroe), which contains the usual ed a beautiful figure of Justice, with her summary view of the foreign relations of arm raised, inscribing on the urn the fol. the States, of their revenues, commerce, lowing words: “ He was a good man and domestic industry. and a just." -At her feet are two volumes, The President informs Congress, that inscribed - Malabar" and " Benares," the best understanding prevails between and three scrolls, marked “ Judicial and the States and Great Britain ; and that, by Revenue,"_" Gwicowar Treaty," and an amicable arrangement, the armed force 4 Travancore Treaty." On the left of the on the lakes in Canada has been reduced pedestal is an erect figure of a Bhramin, to one or two vessels on each side, armed four feet high, contemplating, with pious only with one gun. A proposition, the reverence, the urn of one who was so truly exact terms of which are not mentioned, the Hindoo's friend. Beneath this groupe, had been made by the United States to and in front of the principal pedestal, is Great Britain, for putting the commerce the following inscription :
of both countries on a footing of equality, * In memory of the Hon. Jonathan but which had been declined by the latter Duncan, Governor of Bombay from 1795 power.
1811. Recommended to that high of. In regard to the contest between Spain fice by his talents and integrity, in the dis- and her colonies, the President expresses charge of various important duties in Ben. the firm determination of the Government gal and Benares. His purity and zeal for to preserve a strict neutrality : but he rethe public good were equally conspicuous cognizes the existence of these colonies as during his long and upright administration independent powers, saying, that he does d this Presidency. With a generous dis- not look upon the struggle as a common regard of personal interest, his private life rebellion of subjects against their lawful Tas adorned by the most munificent acts of rulers, and has therefore sent commissiondiarity and friendship to all classes of the ers to treat with them on various points in, community. To the natives, in particular, teresting to the prosperity of the United be was a friend and protector, to whom States. they looked with unbounded confidence, The President next alludes to the interand never appealed in vain. He was born nal condition of the country, and congra. at Wardhouse, in the county of Forfar, in tulates Congress on the flourishing state of Scotland, on the 15th May 1756 ; came to the revenue, in proof of which he proposes India at the age of 16; and, after 39 years to repeal the taxes imposed during the war. of uninterrupted service, died at this place “ After satisfying (he says) the appropriae the 11th of August 1811."
tions made by law for the support of the Beneath the inscription are two infants, civil Government, and of the military and supporting a scroll, inscribed with the fol- naval establishments, embracing smitable loving words :
provisions for fortifications, and for the gra* Infanticide abolished in Benares and dual increase of the navy, paying the interest Katty war."
of the public debt, extinguishing more than And at the base of the monument the eighteen millions of the principal within following i
the present year, it is estimated that a ba“ Several of the British inhabitants of lance of more than six millions of dollars Bombay, justly appreciating his distinguish will remain in the Treasury on the 1st of ed merits, in public and private life, have January next, applicable to the current sernised this monument as a tribute of re. vice of the ensuing year." spect and esteem. 1817."
Mr Monroe, in conclusion, alludes to the
progress of civilization in the intericr parts AFRICA.
of the country, and exhibits an interesting
view of the arrangements adopted for carryALGIERS.
ing on the great work of improvement and The new Dey was recently threatened cultivation over the remote deserts which with the fate of his predecessor, by a mu- lie between the territories of the United tiny among the soldiers, his constituents; States and the Pacific Ocean. but being informed of their discontents, and the designs they meditated, he retired
BRITISH AMERICA. to a fortress commanding the city, which Newfoundland. From this settlement the conspirators having attempted unsuc. we learn, that the fear of famine, as the cessfully to storm, ten of the ringleaders consequence of the late dreadful conflagra. were seized and strangled.
• tions, is now no longer entertained. The FOL. II.
population has been relieved by considerable The independent cause in New Andaemigrations to Canada, Nova Scotin, and lusia and Caraccas, it appears from the the United States; the Governor has found latest accounts, is completely triumphant. employment for all able-bodied labourers, Morillo, after pillaging and flying from the in felling wood for the new erections; and the city of Caraccas, had endeavoured in vain opulent inhabitants have, with praise-wor- to find refuge in Laguira, which, as well as thy alacrity, come forward to the relief of Cumana and Barcelona, remained in the their poorer neighbours.
hands of the Patriots.
- WEST INDIES. The last advices from the River Plate The Leeward Islands were visited by a mention, that a party of the troops of Ar. most destructive hurricane on the 21st Óc. tigas had dispossessed the Portuguese of tober last. St Lucie suffered most severe Maldonado ; and it was expected that they ly. The Governor-Gencral Seymour was would soon also be driven from Monte killed by the blowing down of the Govern. Video
ment House, and many officers, servants, In Chili, General San Martin had raised &c. shared his fate. Major Burdett, his his forces to nearly the number which he lady, and their child, were also killed by proposed, and the preparations for an ex- the fall of their house, and almost every pedition against Lima were carried on with negro-house on the island, with all the great activity.
plantations, were destroyed. Dominica The insurrection in Mexico appears, for and Martinique suffered in a similar dethe present, to be crushed, since Mina, the gree. At the latter place a French frigate active patriot general, has been taken pri- with troops foundered, and all on board soner. He was attacked, on the 27th Oc- perished. The hurricane was extensively tober, in the pass of Venadito, where he felt also at Barbadoes and St Vincent's, but had posted himself with 200 followers, half it did not extend farther north than Guadaof whom were killed, and the rest madeloupe. The loss of shipping has been imprisoners. The head of the insurgent, Mo. mense; all the vessels at these islands which reno, was exultingly sent to Silao, along escaped immediate destruction, being driwith the dispatch containing the intelli. ven out to sea, where it was feared many gence, and barbarously exhibited to the of them, who had not been heard of by the multitude.
28th, must have been lost.
The late Princess Charlotte.-A project 8. The Duke of Wellington's Seat.- has been set on foot, and a subscription Every arrangement was completed on the is going rapidly on, limited to one guinea 5th, for the purchase of the Earl of Ri. each subscriber, for the purpose of erectvers' Chateau and Domains at Strathfield. ing, on some public spot, a monument or say, near Harford Bridge in Hampshire. cenotaph, in memory of this much lamentThe Duke of Wellington passed four hours ed Princess. The Duchess of York has in conversation with Lord Rivers, when his consented to be named as patroness of the Grace was last in England, upon the sub- plan. ject. It was agreed between them to ap- 10.-- The Bayonet - The new bayonet noint two arbitrators to arrange matters; exercise has been for some time practising they came to a decision in the preceding at Plymouth, by the 90th regiment, in week, when the purchase money was a- George's Square. By the new method, this greed upon to be L. 263,000. The timber formidable weapon is made to act with more on the estate is valued at L. 150,000. deadly effect, and the positions are extreme
Fire-On Sunday the 30th ult. in the ly interesting. Major Torrens, of the mamorning, the flour and barley mills of Red- rines, is instructing the corps, which has hall, near Edinburgh, were discovered to already made considerable progress. Sevebe on fire, but the flames had by that time ral of the men exercised before the Duke of made such progress, that all attempts to Gloucester, a few weeks since. get them under were unavailing: and the Rheimish Testament.At a meeting of mills, the kiln, and the granaries, were the Catholic Board in Dublin, on Thursday burnt to the ground. A considerable quan- the 4th current, Mr O'Connor moved that tity of grain, chiefly manufactured, was in a committee should be appointed to prepare the different premises, of which, it is sup- a denunciation of the Rheimish notes to posed, not less than 300 bolls have been the Bible, which notes, he said, tended to totally destroyed.
prejudice the minds of the people of Eng.