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writers; Captain H. Sparkes.For Ma- nister, and, it is suspected, with the ap dras, Mr. J. Chilow, writer; Major and probation of the Peishwah. Mr. ElphiuMrs. Keates; Miss A. Hope.
stone, our resident, not knowing where Letters from Madras mention, that the this might end, instantly commanded the Wellesley, 64, Capt. O'Brien, was to sail British force, stationed in the direction about the middle of October, for Colom of Aurungabad, to advance, and thus ho, to convoy to that presidency the late afford him the means of backing his own King of Candy and family.
representations to have this atrocity iyr The 72d regiment, under the command vestigated, and its authors and abettors of Colonel Moncton, arrived at Calcutta punished. The British army has posiabout the middle of last month, from the tively marched to Poojah, and India was Cape.
never in a state of less repose.. The 58d, under Colonel Mawbey, and At Hyderabad, the chief town of our the Mauritius brigade, under Colonel steady friend the Nizam, one of the Keating, were under orders for embarka- Nizam's sons arrested a servant, belongtion; the former for Madras, and the ing, it is supposed, to the English Resilatter for the Isle of France.
dency. Our minister, Mr. Russel, resolInformation having recently been laid ving to rescue him by force, collected a against the servants of Lord Erskine, whó corps called the “ Russel Brigade," with hawk brooins about the town in carts :
some other troops and two guns, the and the magistrate at Bow-street' after whole under a command of a British ofti several hearings having confirmed tlie
cer of his escort. This detachment marconviction, with a remark from his Lord ched to the young Prince's. residence in ship that it was done under a sweeping the city of Hyderabad. They attacked it, clause, the noble Lord has taken out six but were repulsed, with the loss of one of teen licenses. It appears that his Lord
their guns, and of many lives, among ship has an estate of four thousand acres,
which was that of the British commanding which produce nothing but brooms, to
officer himself. This mode of obtaining the value of two thousand pounds per implied permission of the Nizam ; but the
redress is asserted to have been with the annum, 19. Letters received in town this
unfortunate result of it has produced a morning, by the way of America from
bad impression on the natives, the atChina, to the beginning of November, tempt having rendered' us odious, and its mention that the Royal George, as also
failure despicable. 'The young prince, the direct China ships had arrived at
after his victory, mounting a charger, Canton, and were to proceed for Europe galloped with a croud of attendants
about about the 20th of the same month, in
the streets and unvirons of his father's company, in consequence of the intel- capital, and exclaimed to the populace,
in triumphant tones, that it was thus ligence of Buonaparte's return to France, having reached that quarter. Chinese
they ought to serve the English tyrants." prodnce is stated to have advanced 25 per
The following is an extract of a letter cent., occasioned the late disturbances from an officer in the Madras Native In. in the interior of that empire.
fantry, dated Febi 22.—Prince Leopold of Saxe
Camp at Akowlak, Sept. 11, 1815. Coburg landed at Dover on Monday night,
“ Col. Doveton, with the horse-artirand arrived in London yesterday morning. lery, the brigade of galloper guns, right He is at the Clarendon Hotel. He is tall
and left brigades of cavalry, along with and well made, with a very agreeable the light infantry brigade, and the flank countenance. The populace at Dover sa companies of all the corps in eamp (viz. luted him with three hearty cheers on his
his Majesty's Royal Scotts, 13th, 20th, departure from the Ship inn. He dined 21st, 22d, and 24th regiments of native yesterday with Lord Castlereagh. His infantry, these companies being completLordship had an interview with the prince
ed to 100 men each, and fornied into a in the morning, and dispatched a mes
flank battalion, of which Colonel Hill of senger with the result to the Prince Re the Royals has the command) marched on gent at Brighton.
the 3d instant. it is believed towards The following are given as particulars
Poonah. It seems there has been great of the late transactions at Poonah and
dissatisfaction in that quarter for some Hyderabad :-The sovereign of of the
time past, and likewise at Hyderabad; Guzerat, coinmonly called the Guicowar, Walker, of the 5th light cavalry, marched
as a part of the force under Colonel having some subjects of dispute with the Peishwah, was invited to dispatch an
for the latter place a few days previous to ambassador to Poonah, to settle his dif
Colonel Doveton's departure." ferences under British meditation, aecor
“ Sir Henry Halford is gone down ding to existing treaties. The ambas- again to the Pavilion to wait on the sador, when he arrived, was barbarously Prince Regent, by the desire of minismurdered by order of the Mahaxatta mi- ters.”-Morning Chronicle,
A letter from St. Helena says - Buo state of the Jesuits, and what had taken naparte is most narrowly watched, and place respecting them in Russia. on parole not to go beyond the limits of The following are the articles of a the little garden, &c. surrounding the convention between Great Britain and cottage he inhabits. He has always about France, signed at London on the 17th of his person an officer, and at least two or March last, regarding the trade in salt three serjeants Notwithstanding all this,' and opium. The preamble sets forth, that he is vever heard to complain, but' seems the trade in salt and opium throughout the perfectly calm and resigned to his fate. British Sovereignty in India having been He still keeps up his dignity with those subjected to certain regulations and reabout hiin, and they never approach him strictions which, unless due provision be covered, nor do they wear their hats in made, might occasion differences between his presence. I remarked, the day I di the subjects and agents, &c. their said ned with the admiral, during our out Majesties have thought proper to conclude ward-bound passage, that he had a plate a special convention for the purpose of of each dish on the table put before him preventing such differences and removing by his servant, and some he partook of, every cause of dispute, &c.- Art. 1. His others were removed without his eating Most Christian Majesty engages to farm any. The same ceremony was observed to the British Government in India, the in handing round the wine; a glass of each exclusive right to purchase, at a fair and sort on a salver was occasionally present equitable price, to be regulated by that ed, and, if inclined, he drank one; if which the said Government shall have not, the salver was removed without his paid for salt in the districts in the vicispeaking. He always preserved a degree nity of the French possessions on the of stateliness. He never asked how he coast of Coromandel and Orissa respecwas to be disposed of, and was perfectly tively, the salt that may be manufactured passire in every transaction."
in the said possessions, subject however The following article is from St. Pe
to a reservation of the quantity that the tersburg, under date Jan. 6 :-A storm
agents of His Most Christian Majesty has just burst forth here against the Je
shall deem requisite for the domestic use suits. They had been long threatened
and consumption of the inhabitants therewith it, having incurred the displeasure of; and upon the condition, that the of Prince Galitzin, the minister of pabo gal, to the agents of His Most Christian
British Goveroment shall deliver in Benlic worship. He was extremely irritated on learning, in December, 1814, that his Majesty, the quantity of salt that may be nephew, the young Prince Alexander judged necessary for the consumption of
the inhabitants of Chandernagore; referGalitzin, educated at the academy of the Jesuits, had become a Catholic.' Heim
ence being had to the population of the mediately took the Prince from their
said settlement; such delivery to be made house, and placed him among the Em
at the price which the British Governe peror's pages. The Pope's bull, resto
ment shall have paid for the said article.
- Art. 2. In order to ascertain the prices ring the Jesuits, had also excited displeasure in Russia. Their General, who
as aforesaid, the official accounts of the was recalled by the Sovereign Pontiff
, charges incurred by the British Governwas not suffered to return to Italy-appa- districts in the vicinity of the French set
ment, for the salt manufactured in the reutly from a fear lest the Jesuits in Russia should find themselves dependent
tlements on the coasts of Coromandel and on a General residing n a foreign coun
Orrissa respectively, shall be open to the try. Their correspondence was inspect- inspection of a commissioner to be aped, their actions watched, and the labours pointed for that purpose by the agents of of their missionaries in Siberia and the
His Most Christian Majesty in India; and colonies of the Volga thwarted. The
the price to be paid by the British GoProtestants and those of the Greek church
vernment shall be settled according to an united to ruin them. Some conversions
average to be taken every three years, of of Russian ladies completed the irritation
the charges as aforesaid, ascertained by of those who looked upon them with an
the said official accounts, commencing and when the Emperor return
with the three years preceding the date ed, after a long alisence, complaints were
of the present convention.-The price of made to him of the Jesuits, who were
salt at Chandernagore to be determined, described as disturbers. Hence the Ukase in the same manner, by the charges inof the first of January.
curred by the British Government for the (See p. 195.).
salt manufactured in the districts nearest A Secret Congregation, say advices from to the said settlement.-- Art. 3. It is un. Rome, Jan. 20, is talked of which was derstood that the salt-works in the posheld on the 17th in the Quirinal Palace, sessions belonging to His Most Christian and in which his Holiness is said to have Majesty shall be and remain under the made known to the Sacred College the direction and administration of the agents Asiat. Journ.No. III.
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evil eye ;
of his said Majesty.- Art. 4. With a view police ; his Britannic Majesty on his part, to the effectual attainment of the objects in order to give every security to the subin the contemplation of the high contrac jects of his Most Christian Majesty resiting parties, his Most Christian Majesty ding in India, engages, if at any time engages to establish in his possessions on there should arise between the high conthe coasts of Coromandel and Orissa, and tracting parties any misunderstanding or at Chandernagore in Bengal, nearly the rapture, (which God forbid), not to consame price for salt, as that at which it sider or treat as prisoners of war, those shall be sold by the British Government persons who belong to the civil establishin the vicinity of each of the said posses. ments of his Most Christian Majesty in sious.- Art. 5. In consideration of the India, nor the officers, non-commissioned stipulations expressed in the preceding officers, or soldiers, who, according to articles, his Britannic Majesty engages the terms of the said treaty, shall be nethat the sum of four lacs of sicca rupees cessary for the maintenance of the police shall be paid annually to the agents of his in the said establishments, and to remain Most Christian Majesty duly authorised, three months to settle their personal by equal quarteriy instalments; such in affairs, aud also to grant them the nestalments to be paid at Calcutta or at cessary facilities and means of convey. Madras, ten days after the bills that may ance to France with their families and be drawn for the same by the said agents, private property.—His Britannic Majesty shall have been presented to the Govern further engages to permit the subjects of ment of either of those presidencies ; it his Most Christian Majesty in India, to being agreed that the rent above stipula continue their residence and commerce so ted shall commence from the 1st of (c long as they shall conduct themselves tober, 1814.–Art. 6. With regard to the peaceably, and shall do nothing contrary trade in opium, it is agreed between the to the laws and regulations of the Governhigh contracting parties, that at each of ment.--But in case their conduct should the periodical sales of that article, there render them suspected, and the Britislı shall be reserved for the French Govern Government should judge it necessary to ment, and delivered, upon requisition order them to quit India, they shall be duly made by the agents of his Most allowed the period of six months to retire Christian Majesty, or by the persons du with their effects and property to France, ly appointed by them, the number of or to any other country they may choose. chests so applied for, provideıl that such -At the same time it is to be understood, supply shall not exceed three hundred that this favour is not to be extended to chests in each year ; and the price to be those who may act contrary to the laws paid for the same shall be determined by and regulations of the British Government. the average rate at which opium shall -Art. 9. All Europeans and others whohave been sold at every such periodical soever, against whom judicial proceedings sale. It being understood, that if the shall be instituted within the limits of quantity of opium applied for at any one the settlements or factories belonging to time, shall not be taken on account of his Most Christian Majesty, for offences the French Government by the agents of committed, or for debts contracted, withhis Most Christian Majesty, within the in the said limits, and who shall take usual period of delivery, the quantity so refuge out of the same, sliall be delivered applied for shall nevertheless be consi up to the chiefs of the said settlements dered as so much in reduction of the three and factories ; and all Europeaus and hundred chests herein before mentioned. others whosoever, against whom judicial -The requisitions of opium as aforesaid proceedings as aforesaid shall be institu-' are to be addressed to the governor-gene ted without the said limits, and who ral at Calcutta, within thirty days after shall take refuge within the same, shall notice of the intended sale shall have be delivered up by the chiefs of the said been published in the Calcutta Gazette.- settlements and factories, upon demand Art. 7. In the event of any restriction being made of them by the British Governbeing imposed upon the exportation of ment.--Art. 10. For the purpose of saltpetre, the subjects of his Most Chris rendering this agreement permanent, the tian Majesty shall nevertheless be allowed high contracting parties hereby engage, to export that article to the extent of that no alteration shall be made in the 18,000 maunds.-Art. 8. His Most Chris- conditions and stipulations in the foretian Majesty, with the view of preserving going articles, without the mutual conthe harmony subsisting between the two sent of his Majesty the king of the United nations, having engaged, by the twelfth Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, article of the treaty concluded at Paris on and of his Most Christian Majesty.--Art. the 30th of May, 1814, not to erect any. 11. The present convention shall be ratia fortifications in the establishments to be fied, and the ratifications shall be exrestored to him by the said treaty, and to changed at London in the space of one maintain no greater number of troops month from the date hereof, or sooner than may be necessary for the purposes of if possible.
In a late sitting of the Chamber of not understand. A day will come, I hope, Deputies at Paris, the minister for foreign when he will feel more deeply the value affairs communicated by the king's com of your goodness and tenderness for both. mand, the following letter from the late is it remains for me to confide to you Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, to my last thoughts. I would have written her sister, Madame Elizabeth, written them at the commencement of the probefore the execution of the former ; the cess; but, besides that they would not hand-writing of the Queen having been suffer me to write, the march of events recently found among the papers of M. has been so rapid, that I have not had Courtois, an ex-conventionalist, lately in reality the time. deceased :
“ I die in the Catholic, Apostolic, and " Oct. 16, Half past Four, 1793. Roman religion—in that of my fathers “ I write to you, sister, for the last in which I was brought up, and which I time : I have just been condemned, not have always professed, having no spiritto a shameful death, it is only so to the
ual consolation to expect--not knowing guilty, but to go and rejoin your brother, if there still exists any priests of our reinuocent as he was. I hope to shew the ligion ; and even the place where I am, säme fortitude as he did in these last would expose them too much if they once moinents.
entered it. "I am calm as one is when one's “ I sincerely ask pardon of God for all conscience does not reproach us. I feel the faults I may have committed since I deep sorrow at abandoning my poor chil was born. I hope that in his goodness dreu-good and tender sister, you know he will receive my last wishes, as well as I lived but for them and you — by those I have long put up, that he will your affection you have sacrificed every receive my soul in his mercy and goodness' thing to be with us. In what a situation - I ask pardon of all I know, and of you, do I leave you! I learnt, by the plead- sister, in particular, for all the pain I ings in my case, that my daughter was may, without meaning it, have caused you. separated from you. Alas! poor child, “ I forgive all my enemies the ill they I dare pot write to her-she would not have done me; I bid adieu here to my receive my letter. I know not whether aunts, and all my brothers and sisters. this even will reach you. Receive for “ I had friends; the idea of being them both my blessing.
separated from them and their troubles, “ I hope one day, when they will be are one of the greatest griefs I have in older, they will be able to rejoin you and dying. Let them know, at least, that, enjoy all your tender care. Let them to my last moments I thought of them. both reflect upon what I have never “ Good and tender sister, farewell ! ceased to instil into them, that the prin- May this letter reach you ! Always think ciples and exact execution of their duties of me! I embrace you with all my heart, are the first bases of life, and that afiec as well as my poor, dear children. Oh tion and mutual confidence will constitute my God! what agony it is to quit them the happiness of it. Let my daughter for ever. Adieu! Adieu ! feel that at the age she is, she ought al “ And now I will resign myself wholly ways to assist her brother with the coun to my spiritual duties. As I am not free sels which the greater experience she will in my actions, they will bring me perhave and her affection may suggest to haps a priest; but I protest here that I her; let my son, in his turn, administer will not say a word to him, and that I to his sister all the solicitude and services, will treat him as a perfect stranger.” which affection can inspire: finally, let The Court Martial at Hanover ordered them feel that in whatever position they to enquire into the conduct of Col. Hake, may be, they cannot be truly happy but by formerly commanding the Cumberland their union. Let them take example by Hussars, as well as of the regiment acus-How often in our miseries has our cused of having failed in its duty, in leavaffection afforded us consolation-in hap- ing the field of battle at Waterloo, on piness we have a double enjoyment when the 18th of June, has condemned Colonel we can share it with a friend. And where Hake to be cashiered and degraded ; but can any be found more dear and tender acquitted the regiment of having disthan in one's own family?
ordered the ranks of the army. Major “Let my son never forget the last Mellzing, the second in command, is words of his father, which I repeat ex severely reprimanded for not having oppressly-Let him never seek to revenge posed the retreat of his corps. our death!
Prince Leopold, of Saxe-Coburg, born “ I have to speak to you of something on the 16th Dec. 1790, is the third son of very paiuful to my heart. I know how the late, and brother to the present reignmuch paiu this child has given you. For- ing duke. His brother was lately married give him, my dear sister ; think of his to the beautiful Princess Krassal-Kowick, age, how easy it is to make a child say and one of his sisters is married to the what one pleases, and even what he does Archduke Constantine of Russia.
At St. George's, Lieut. H. Brooke, R.N. to Ang
Green, niece of the Rev. Thos. Green, D. D. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. Steyning, Snssex.
R. Robertson, Esq. late of Jamaica. to Miss At. BIRTHS.
kinson, eldest daughter of the late Geo. AlkinAt Somerby, near Oakliam, Lady Louisa Fores.
son, Esq. of Lee, Kent. ter, of a son.
At Birmingham, Major Morrison, 7th dragoon At Shardaloes, the lady of T. T. Drake, Esq. M.P.
guards, ti Saran, second daugluler of George
Lander, Esq. of a son. At Petcott, Devon, the lady of Sir A. O. Moles
At St. Mary-de-Lode, Gloucester, James Morse, worth, of a daughter.
Esq. of the Hon. East-India Company's serIn Upper Cha'lnite-street, Fitzroy-square, the
vice, tu Eliza, tifth daughter of the late Rev. lady of W. Nodes, Esq, of a daughter.
Dr. Lucas, Rector of Ripple, in the county of
At Cooklam, Mr. Wm. Skindell, of Maidenhead, Esq. of a daughter.
to Mary, ioungest daughter of Mr. John Higgs,
of the same place. In Clarges-street, Lady Sarah Lyttleton, of a daughier.
At Marı lebone Church, by the Rev. Dr. Hislop, At Knightsbridge, the lady of J. Smee, Esq. of a
Joseph Dobinson, Esq. of Upper Harley Street, daughter.
to Isabella, only daughter of Robert Logail, The Counless of Waldegrave, of a son.
Esq. of Egham Lodge, Surrey. At Hampstead, the lady of ihe late Major-Gen.
At St. Magnus Church, by the Rev. Vicesimus Sir Wm. Ponson y, of a son.
Knux, D.D. Mr. Wm. P. M'Andrew, eldest son In Moutague-place, the lady of T. Poynder, Esq.
of Wm. M'Andrew, Esq. of Wandsworth, Sur. uf a daughter.
rey, to Ann Knox Child, second daughter of In Upper Bedford-place, the lady of H. H. Oddie,
Mr. Deputy Child. Exq. of a daughter.
At Hornsey, John William Lange, Esq. of Old In Dorsetshire, the lady of Capt. John Serrell,
Broad-street, tu Miss Townshend, youngest R. N. of a daughter.
daughter of the late Thomas Townshend, Esq. In Pall-mall, Viscountess Jocelyn, of a son.
of Kingston, Jamaica. Lady Harriet Paget, of a son.
DEATHS. At Nassau, New Providence, the lady of the Hon.
At Walthamstow, on the 18th February, George Alexander Murray of a son.
Millet, Esq. late a Director of the East-India The lady of Sir John Chandos Reade, of a son.
Company. Mr. Millet was for many years in At Aldwick, Sussex, the lady of Col. F. Todd, of the naval service of the Company he com
manded the ship Princess Amelia for several The Hon. Mrs. P. Pleydell Bouverie, nfa daughter.
voyages. In 1806 he was elected a Director, the At Barnes, the lady of John Hillersdon, Esq. of duties of which bonourable station he zealously
and ably discharged, till ill health obliged him MARRIAGES.
to retire about two years since.
At Strawberry Hill, Elizabeth Laura, Countess Hon. T. Stapleton, eldest sou of Lord Le Despen. of Waldegrave.
cer, to Maria Wynne, second daughter of H. Bankes, M. P. of Corte Castle.
At Purney, Mr. Wm. Layton. Major H. Grove, (late of the Pori uguese service),
At Hollycombe, near Liplook, Louisa, eldest to Miss Sarah Nuri hover Pilt, niece of A. Fre
danghter of C. W. Taylor, Esq. M.P. for
Welis. nondes, Esq. Diputy Comm. General.
At Rose Green, near Battle, in consequence of a Mr. T. Roache, to the only daughter of Mr. M. blow received from a cricket-ball, Lieut.. Col. Connor, of ine Borough.
Prescott, of the 5th dragnon guards. c. H. Strude, Esq. of Frant, Sussex, to Jane Ruth, third daughter of the late Rev. J. Kirby,
At Lower Cheam, Surrey, Philip Anuubus, Esq.
Near Valenciennes, l'apt. Courtney Ilbert, R. Art. of Maryfield, Sussex.
At Ballybraker, County Cork, aged 104, Wm. Capt. Wells, R. N. to Lady Elizabeth Proby,
Upton, Esq. he never took medecine; nor, ex. youngest daughter of the Earl of Carysfort. At St. James's Church, by the Rev. Phillip Vail.
cepting one trifling suit, ever had a litigation lant, Rector of Stuke D'Alborne, Surrey, An
with any man : this may account for his long
life. thony Hammond, Esq. of Saville.row, to Theudosia Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Nathaniel
At Richmond, Yorkshire, the Rev. F. Blackburne,
Esq. LL.B. vicar of Brignall, which living he Gustling, Esq. of Earls Court House, Old held thirty-five years. Brompton.
Mrs. Parisot, of Rathbone place. Mr. James Gastrell, of Bristol, to Charlotte, third
In a fit of apoplexy, Robert Stockeld, Esq. of daughter of H. Twaites, Esq. of Euston. Millbank-row.
square. S. Abbott, Esq. to Sarah, eldest daughter of Mr.
Suddenly, at his Chambers, Gray's-Inn, T. SerJ. Miers, of the Strand.
In Yine-street, Piccadilly, George Hodgson, Esq. Mr. C. T. Brook, of Duke-street, Manchester
one of the coroners for Middlesex. square, to Miss Maitha Rider, of Aston, Shrop In Hamilton-place, Robert, Earl of Buckingham. shire.
shire, Baron Hubart, President of the Board of H. Waiker Yeoman, Esq. of Woodiands, to Mar. Commissioners for i he management of the af.
garet Bruce, eldest daughter of the Hon. Law fairs of India : his lordship not having left any
rence Dundas. Rev. Wm. Wescomb, rector of Langford, Essex,
issue, is succeeded by his brother Henry, who
is in holy orders, a prebend of Canterbury, and to Jane, grand daughter of the Hon. General Rector of Chipping Warden, in Northampton. Douglas, M. P.
slire. At St. George's, Capt. Hood, of the East India
At Heaton House, Lancashire, Eleanor, Countess Company's service, to Ellen, eldest daughter of J. Murphy, Esq.
of Wilton, relict us the late Earl, and daugh
ter and co-heiress of sir Ralph Assheron, of At Mary-le-bone Church, by the Bishop of Car. Middleton.
Jisle, George Henry Freeling, Esq. of ihe Gene. After a few hours of illness of apoplexy, Lord Vis. ral Post Office, to Jane, third daughter of Rub. Lang. Esq. of Portland place.
count Fitzwilliam: dying a bachelur, he is suc
cecdea in his titles' by his next brother, the Hon. and Rev. H. Leslie, son of Sir L. Pepys, to Hon. John ritzwilliain.
Elizabeib Jane, youngest daughter of the Rev.
At Penrhos, near Holyhead, Lady Stanley, widow,
of the late Sir J. T. Stanley, of Alderley. At Baron's Court, Lord Viscount Clonmure, eldest sult of the Earl of Wicklow, 10 Lady Cecil
At Penryn, Cornwall, the lady of the Rt. Hon.
Gen. Knox, of Merrion-square, Dubli
the Department of the Ship Letter and East
India Packet offices, also one of his Majesty's Mary, only daughier of Sir Christ, Pegge. c. Vizard, Esq. of Dursley, Gloucestershire, to
Commissioners for i he Hackney Coach Office. Sophia, youngest daughter of the late J. Smith,
In Edward-street, Portman-squart, Mrs. Corne
lewes. of Bruce Gruve, Tottenham.
In Finsbury-square, the wife of Dr. Geo. Rees.