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lele and his party is as complete as the FRANCE.-The Session of the Cham humiliation of his rival, Chateaubriand. bers was closed by royal proclamation on Essentially, the ministry is the same as the 4th instant, and the following changes it was; for although there is some chan. in the French Cabinet were next day ging of places, there is none of persons. officially announced :
We may look, therefore, for a continu. " Lieutenant-General Baron Damas, ance of that conciliatory policy, which it now Secretary of War, to be Minister for has always been understood that Villele Foreign Affairs.— The Marquis Clermont has been desirous of pursuing. Tonnerre, now Minister of the Marine, SPAIN.–There has been a change of to be Minister of War.-Count Chabrot ministry at Madrid. Count Ofalia has to be Minister of Marine.- The Marquis been dismissed, and will, it is said, be of Lauriston, now Minister of the House. soon followed by the rest of his colleagues. hold, to be Grand Veneur of France. The cause of their disgrace seems to be The Duke de Dondeauville, now Post a suspicion of liberalism. Count Ofalia master-General, to be Master of the is to be replaced by M. Zea Bermudez, King's Household.—The Marquis of Lau. minister from Spain at London. King riston to be Minister Secretary of State.” Ferdinand is now governed by M. de
From the complexion of the Cabinet, Calomorde, a devotee of the apostolic it is evident that the triumph of De Vil junta. The Confessor Sacz has, of course,
shared the fruits of the success of his par. the malignant influence of this excessive ty. He has been attached by the Pope heat. Many animals shared the same as“ prelate of the household" to king fate; the leaves of the trees and other Ferdinand, and is soon to be made a Car. plants were completely dried up and redinal. Fresh arrests have taken place. duced to dust. What is called in the ac. At the same time, some partisans of ser. counts of this phenomenon a “ burning vilism, who had been imprisoned for at- wind” blew from the north east. It was tacking and plundering the constitution. so hot that the thermometer exposed to alists, and even of proclaiming the Infant. it, at midnight, stood at 91, and in the Carlos king in place of Ferdinand, have day-time at 105. The vines in elevated been liberated" in order," says the mic situations exposed to the N.E. are said to nister of the apostolic junta, “ to efface have entirely lost the abundant fruit with all discord among his majesty's subjects.” which they were loaded.
It is impossible to say whether the GERMANY.- The German papers of rumours of disturbances in Spain, which the 18th July contain two ordinances is. reach us through the French papers, are sued by the Austrian Government, pro.. correct or not in the particulars, but there scribing certain individuals, and prohibit. can be little doubt that the state of the ing them entering the Austrian territories country is such as to warrant the worst These indivduals are Lady Oxford, Mrs that can be said of it. A quarrel between Hutchinson, the widow of Count Bourke, the French and Spanish soldiers took the Danish Ambassador, Lord Holland, place at Madrid on the 25th July, when and Lady Morgan. Lord Holland, we thirteen or fourteen were wounded, some are told, entertains “notoriously very bad of them dangerouslyDetachments of sentiments,” is “ an enthusiastic adhe. French troops had been, it is said, sent rent of radicalisın," and even in the Engto Oviedo on the 23d, in consequence of lish Parliament openly utters the most serious conflicts which had occurred be- insolent abuse against the Allied Mo. tween men of both parties, and a certain narchs ;" Lady Morgan, again, has ex. number of Constitutionalists, who were pressed her free opinions in her works the aggressors, had made their escape in. Nothing can be conceived more pitiful than to Portugal. It would certainly appear this policy, now reşorted to by the Holy from this statement, that the banner of Alliance, of directing their vengeance a the constitution had been temporarily gainst individuals. What is it they can raised in that quarter, and that the move
dread from those persons whom they have ment had not been entirely put down,
now prohibited from their territories 2 for otherwise the “ aggressors” would Their subjects must surely be in a very not have been able to effect their escape,
bad state if they cannot bear the contact and to retire where they may collect of foreigners if the least exposure to congreater strength, and make all the pre- tagion would corrupt the purity of their parations necessary for their return. principles.
PORTUGAL.-Lisbon, and the country SWEDEN.-The revenue of Sweden generally, continue, in appearance at least, does not amount to more than a million perfectly tranquil. The Royal decree for and a half, but with these receipts Charles declaring Lisbon a free port is postponed John is doing the utmost to promote inter. to an indefinite period. A similar reluc. nal improvements. The Canal of Goth. tance is manifested in the convocation of land, now in progress in Sweden, is one of the Cortes-a measure which has been the largest works of the kind. It is about described as necessary to the salvation of 240 miles in length, including part of two Portugal. It is now deferred till the latter great lakes it passes through, and it ex. end of the year, and the reason assigned tends quite across the most fertile part of for this postponement is, that the party the kingdom, from Gottenburg to Nore of the Queen and Don Miguel is so kaping. The depth is ten feet. In or. powerful, that apprehensions were enter- der to save expense, a great proportion tained lest they should be able to return of the work is executed by the army. In a majority of members.
1823 there were 2432 soldiers, and 361 la. The determination of the British cabi. bourers employed, who excavated 14,086 net on the demand made by the King of feet in length (nearly three miles) of the Portugal for military aid, has not yet been canal. It is expected that the canal will formed, or at least has not yet transpired. be open from sea to sea in 1828. Ana
A slight shock of an earthquake was felt other canal, to connect the lake Hielmare at Lisbon on the 19th of June, chiefly re- with the Baltic, is also in an advanced markable on account of the excessive state, and two others of smaller extent are heat by which it was preceded and fol. forming. The Government has disbursed lowed. A great many persons working various other sums for improving har. in the fields were mortally struck with bours, draining marshes, planting colo
nists in the forests of Dalecarlia, and it you talk of millions that are about to has formed three new roads across the pour down into their country, still they mountains which divide Sweden from never appear dismayed. They tell you Norway.
calmly, that as more come, more will be TURKEY.The Ottoman Portc has famished, or mowed down by the Helleannounced, by the Reis Effendi, that it nists. This gallant feeling is universal. has given orders for the evacuation of My opinion is, is that the struggle, howWallachia; but that it cannot consent to ever protracted, must succeed, and must the evacuation of Moldavia, because this lead to an improvement in the condition, principality, being a frontier of Russia, not only of Greece, but of Asia.” became the refuge of the discontented who disturbed the State. The note to
ASIA. this effect, which was communicated to EAST INDIES.-A new war has brothe Ministers of France, England, and ken out in the eastern frontiers of BenAustria, has been sent by Lord Strang gal. It appears that the King of Ava, ford to M. Nesselrode, at St. Petersburgh. who reigns over the extensive and popu. Private advices state, that the Porte also lous Birman Empire, had set up some requires that Russia shall evacuate the groundless pretensions to the Island of places which she holds in Asia.
Shapuree, and had attacked some of the GREECE.-A letter has been publishe native tribes, who were under the proteced by Colonel Stanhope, which supplies tion of the British Government. As his a variety of desiderata on the affairs of dominions stretch along the eastern coast Greece. Hitherto the public have had of Bengal, occupying, in one direction, little intelligence that could be accounted the interval between the Chinese Empire authentic, while the mass of loose and and Bengal, on the south-west frontier of conflicting rumours, supplied by the con. the former, and on the east and northtinental press, made any fixed inference east of the latter, his local officers had almost impossible. The details furnish- given repeated causes of complaint to our ed by Colonel Stanhope are of a mixed Government, throughout the whole line character. Ile thinks well of the resour. of the separating frontier. To all remon., ces of the Greeks, but is far from con strances and expostulations the Court of ceiving that they are properly drawn out. Ava lent a deaf ear, even expressing its The peasantry possess the best character. determination to proceed to hostile ex. The inhabitants of the towns are blamed tremities, unless its demands were acced. for avarice and deceit. The Captains, to
Farther forbearance seemed to whom chiefly belongs the honour of ex. be inconsistent with our dignity and sem pelling the Turks, are said to have plun. curity ; and the Governor-General has aco, der for a leading object. Although the cordingly issued a declaration of war. Greeks are brave and skilful seamen, their The postscript to the Calcutta Gazette ships, as a fleet, are not considered strong states, that a sharp action had taken enough to oppose that of Turkey. Co place with the Birmese on the Syphat lonel Stanhope therefore approves of their frontier, when four or five hundred of continuing to act as corsairs and priva, them were killed and wounded, and the teers. “ A good naval officer, who could remainder secured themselves by a pre.. submit with a serene mind to all sorts of cipitate retreat. The Bengal Government crosses," would, it it said, be very useful. had ordered all the shipping in the river But the necessity of such submission is Hoogly to be taken up for the conveyance not a promising circumstance. The troops of an armament of 30,000 men, which are computed at upwards of 30,000. was fitting out to be landed on the coast They are greatly improved in discipline, of Aracan. The Moria and five other but are less daring than at the beginning ships had also been taken up at Madras of the contest. “ The Greek soldiers,” for the same purpose, and every exertion says Colonel Stanhope, “ are extremely was making to send off the expedition hardy can make long marches, carry with the utmost dispatch. The Birmese heavy weights on their backs, live con. are a bold and warlike people, and during stantly in the open air, proceed without the last seventy years they have been magazines, suffer great privations, endure continually engaged in a course of des. dirt and vermin, and still preserve their perate struggles, by which they have obhigh spirits. They are swift as horses, tained a well-disciplined body of veteran and scarcely tangible ; and if a love of soldiery. liberty can ensure perseverance, almost It apears that the Birmese have suc. unconquerable in their wild fortresses. ceeded in repulsing two attempts to storm Every soldier's mind is bent on success; a stockade, made by Colonel Bowen. no Greek ever admits the possibility of That officer was forced to retire with a being again subjected to the Turks. If loss of 150 killed and wounded, among
which number are the following officers : regulars, about 500; militia and artificers, -10th regiment, (native infantry,) Lieut. 800; Cape Coast people, 500 ; Annam. Armstrong, killed ; Colonel Bowen se- aboe people, 800; Accra people, 2500.verely wounded ; Ensign Barberic, ditto, Of Fantees who have remained staunch : lost a leg. 23d regiment, Captain John. Affoe's people, 200; Aduko's people, ston, severely wounded.
400; Aumissas' people, 200; Appias' Some idea may be formed of the im- people, 1200 ;—the total being only 7100 portance attached to this war, from the men-a force by far too small to cope preparations stated to be making to pro. with the King of Ashantee in person, at secute it. The India Gazette, of the ilth the head of 16,000, or, according to other of March, says, that a «force of not less stalements, 18,000 armed men. than twenty thousand will concentrate in Cachar. The Hurkaru, of the 10th of
AMERICA. March, mentions, that two thousand men are to be sent to Arracan, and, if we add MEXICO.-Up to the 4th of June, to these the Madras contingent, consist- when the last accounts from Mexico ing of five thousand, and the naval force, came away, Iturbide had not reached both of King's and Company's, now colthat country, and no general movement lecting, it must be owned that the domi- had taken place in his favour, though nions of his golden-footed Majesty are in individuals suspected of intriguing on his no sinall danger.
behalf continued to be arrested. It is also stated, that a strong feeling in his fa
vour existed among the priesthood and AFRICA.
the military, and that he was likely to CAPE COAST.-It appears by the ac- find numerous adherents among both counts from this settlement, that the those classes, provided no suspicion exAshantees are following up their late isted of a secret design on his part to de. victory. An engagement took place on liver the country over to Ferdinand. the 21st of May, in the vicinity of Cape The least suspicion on that head, it is Coast Castle, between the forces under added, would infallibly prove fatal to Major Chisholm and the Ashantees. him. The executive at Mexico issued, The engagement was long and sangui. on the 29th of May, a proclamation, the nary; it lasted upwards of five hours, object of which appears to be, though when the enemy retreated precipitately, his name is not mentioned, to put the after experiencing very considerable loss people on their guard against the in. in killed, wounded, and prisoners. The trigues of the partisans of the ex-Emperetreat continued for two days, but it was ror, and in which some apprehension is beascertained that the King of the Ashantees trayed of his ultimate success. Another had subsequently joined his army with proclamation declares him, and all those considerable reinforcements, which, it was who may, by writings or other means, estimated, would make the whole of his seek either to favour his return to the force amount to 16,000 men. The Fan- Mexican Republic, or to forward the tees, and the rest of the co-operating native views of any other foreign invader, to be powers, conducted themselves, during the traitors to the state. battle, in a manner extremely unsatisfac- PERU.-An account has reached this tory to Major Chisholm, who, conse- country, by way of the United States, quently, was not only prevented from contained in a letter from Guayaquil, dapursuing the enemy, but obliged to retire ted the 27th of May, stating, that on the to his former position. It was ascertain- 6th of that month, Bolivar had attacked ed from the prisoners, that the enemy and utterly destroyed the Royalist army had resolved to make an attack upon the under Canterac. Intelligence from Bo. Castle, which the presence of their king, gota, however, of the 6th June, makes it was supposed, would expedite. Of the no mention of this engagement, which regulars and militia, in this engagement, throws considerable suspicion on the there were four killed, and seventy-five story ; as it is scarcely possible such a wounded : of the unorganized native force long period should have elapsed without eighty-four were killed, and 603 wound. an account of such a victory reaching ed : besides this, there were eighty.eight Bogota. of regulars and militia missing. Two offi. BUENOS AYRES.-An important docers were wounded - Captain William cument, the message of the Executive Hutchison, of the militia, dangerously, of Buenos Ayres, to the representatives and Lieutenant King, of the royal navy, of that state, has been received in this slightly. The force that is now to be de. country. It gives a most favourable pended upon to oppose the Ashantees view of the state of agriculture, com. may be estimated nearly as follows: of merce, education, &c. but we shall con.