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entirely within his compass of acting. We The principle is a commendable one, but were content with Mr. Darley's Moses. Mrs. the action was misplaced in her. We wish Darley's Lady Teaxle was vastly beyond our the managers would cause a little more expectations. Her manner was simple, but attention to be paid to clearing of the litter polished-her gayety was lively, artless, from the stage, between the acts. If a he. exhilarating, and lady-like? her anger natu- roine drop a letter in an agony, or if a lover ral and pretty ; her share and repentance tear up a billet-doer in a paroxysm, there the conspicuous, unaffected, and sincere.
relics remain with an identity that effectually Mr. Hilson's Apollo Belvi, in the afterpiece, prevents a change of scene through the was capital.
piece; or even if a besotted fooiman drop Mr. Barnes, in the dashing character of his jockey in a drunken-fit, unless some young Buskin, croaked in the cracked veice careful foot kick it behind the arras, it must of fourscore.
jie there till the act is over. The afterpiece
is a laughable farce. Mi. lloystesh, who Friday Evening. May 23. endeavours to sink the name in the initial, The Africans.-A Day after the Wedding - and is, at last, reduced to a dreadful pickle, Mr. H.
by his indiscretion in bloving himself, is • We do not admire the first of these pieces. completely cured of all his atlictions by Had it not been for the enlivening influence being changed into Bacon. Mr. Hilsua of Henry Augustus Mug, in the person of his played this whimsical character better than worthy representative, Mr. Hilson, we we had ever seen it played. The scene in should bave thought it a bore. We have a which lie betrays, through the excess of his multitude of dislikes to the Africans. It volubility, his unfortunate secret, was ere is undatural, laboured, and distressing in cuted with all imaginable sprightliaess. itself; and it derives no relief from the Somebody, however, is very much to be phizzes of its black and yellow beroes and blamed for not expunging the indecencies heroines.
and impertinences with which this piece · The interlude is an amusing little affair abounds. It was hardly decorous, in Mr. enough, and was well hit off. Mr. Simpson Hilson, to suffer the full and fashionable was at home in Col. Freelove, and Mrs. Dar- house that had honoured him with its coun. ley was delightfully provoking in Lady tenance, at his benefit, to be put out of counElisabeth. She spoiled a good deal of ber tenance and out of temper, by the gross, passion, however, by an unnecessary con- disgusting, and filthy obscenity, with which cern for the adjustment of the shreds and the entertaininents he had selected were infragments she had scattered about the floor. terlarded.
ported manufactures had risen to 44,000,000. GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.
After such a year a falling otf was to be ex
pected. At present he could see no real doLondon, March 10. cline in the demand for British goods; our TN consequence of the suspension of the intercourse with the Continent was five
1 Habeas Corpus and the vigour with times greater than it was before the war, and which Government has acted, together with instead of feeling any thing like despondenthe disposition manifested by Parliament to cy, he could not but look forward to the pursue measures of constitutional reform, result with cheering hope. ihe riots have ceased, and though some dis. Number of vessels, with the amount of contented may remain, it is likely to be ap- their tonnage, and the number of nen and peased, and the internal affairs of the nation boys usually employed in navigating the settled without violence.
same, which belonged to the several ports
March 11. of the British empire on the 30th September, Army.-Yesterday, one hundred and twen- 1816; distinguishing Great Britain, Ireland, ty thousand men were voted, including the and the British Plantations in America, and army in France and the reginents in India, the West Indies. but the vote was only for 6 months, from the
Men and boys
Sbips. 25th of Dec. last to the 24th of June next, in
Tonnage. usually employed. order that any further arrangements might England 17,412 2,152,968 131,060 be made should the committee of finance Scotland 2,953 263,536 13,775
1,178 propose them, and the house agree to them. Ireland
63,329 5,631 March 13. Plantations 3,775 279,643 16,859 In a debate in the House of Commons, Guernsey 65 7.2:37 Lord Castlereagh stated the exports of British Jersey
636 manufactures had amounted in the last year Isle of Man 369 9,335 2,315 to 36,700,000. This was the highest return made in any year but that immediately pre- Total reg. 25,861 9,783,940 173,820 ceding the last, when the value of our ex. S. 30, 1816.
March 18. The Committee to which was referred the On motion of Lord Holland, grounded subject of the Incoine and Erpenditure of the on a letter to Sir Hudson Lowe, from Connt United Kingdom for the year ending the 5th Montholon, one of Bonaparte's family, the of Jamuary, 1817, and the probable Income subject of Bonaparte's treatment was gone and Expenditure for the two succeeding into by Parliament, and the complaints in years, have, in the report, proposed the rerelation thereto, from Lord Bathurst's state- duction, regulation, or abolition of a list of ment, were proved to be unfounded.
places, which occupies six pages. The report Lord Bathurst states, that the original re- will probably do much towards an economigulations in regard to Bonaparte's correspon- cal reform. dence have not been varied--that much
April 7. pains have been taken to gratify his wishes in A Bill, which has recently received the furnishing him with books-that a circuit Royal Assent, gives great facility to persons of 8 miles is allowed him for air and exer- who are desirous of proceeding as settlers to cise ; that his table is bountifully supplied; his majesty's provinces in North America, for that in his family, which consists of 10 inasmuch as by reducing the Tonnage to be persons, 19 bottles of wine, besides 3 bottles allowed to each individual during the pas. of porter, are consuned daily--that the sage, it enables the Masters of vessels, proeatables are in proportion to the drink--and ceeding to these Colonies, to take passengers that, in short, the annual allowance for his at a much lower rate than has been hitherto support is 12,0001 sterling.
deinanded. For the information of those Further proceedings ou this motion were who are desirous of availing themselves of negatived without a division.
the encouragement which is given by GoThe Island of Tristam de Cunha, to the vernment to settlers, we subjoiña copy of the Southward of St. Helena, has been taken pos. reply given to applicants of this description : session of, and stores, &c. sent from the Cape
Downing-Street, 1817. of Good Hope, for the purpose of formning a " Sirin reply to the inquiries which yog garrison similar to that at the Island of As. have made with respect to the encouragecension.
ment which will be given to persons, proA Loudon paper says Britisb manufactures ceeding as Settlers to Canada, i am directed produce 100 percent. in Mexico. But they by Lord Bathurst to acquaint you, that it is must be smuggled. A hat sells for 1000 dol- not the intention of his Majesty's Governlars.
ment to provide during the present year any The semi-annual dividend of the bank of mode of conveyance for persons desirous of England, for April 7, 1817, is fixed at 5 per emigrating to British N. America. But that
if such persons can provide for the expense Lord Castlereagh has stated it to be the in- of their own conveyance to Canada, Lord tention of the British Government to observe Bathurst will recommend them to the Gostrict neutrality between Spain and her re- vernor of the province, in order that they volted colonies.
may receive, on their arrival, a grant of land Spain is said to have applied to England proportioned to their means of cultivation, for assistance against her revolted subjects, and some assistance in agricultural impleand has been refused.
ments." The amount of tea consumed in England
Liverpool, April 17. amounted in the year 1814, to 244,640,000lb. The appearance of the wheat lands in the The custom-house duty, in the course of that principai corn districts, is generally good. year, upon tea sold for internal consumption The season for spring corn soiving has been amounted,
so fine, that the barleys are nearly got in At 6 per cent. to something about.....250,0001. through Norfolk, and the other eastern coun And the Excise duty, at 90 pr.cl. to...3.880,000 ties; and if the lands continue to work kind
ly, as they have done for the last two or tlirce
4,130.000). weeks, the oats will be got in seasonably. The internal consumption of the last year did
Glasgow, April 20. not exceed 20.450.000lb. oftea-less by above The shawl trade in Glasgow has improved one-sixth than the consumption of 1814; so much as to enable the Manufacturers to ad. while the revenue collected in 1816 amount. Vance their Journeymen's wages 45. per week. ed to somewbat less than 3,000 .0001. ; a de. At most of the north country markets, the cline, during only two short years, of above price of corn is fallen from 3 to 4s. per quarter, 4 millions of lbs. or 1-6th in the weight of tea
Dublin, April 25. consumed, and of nearly 1,100,0001, or more The scarcity of provisions has been so than a fourth in the ad valorem duties. great in Ireland, as to attract the attention of
April 5. Government; but the prospect is, that the Extract from the first report of the Select coming year will be a year of plenty. Committee on Finances, printed by order of More ground had been ploughed this year the House of Commons.
within 30 miles of Dublin dan had ever been
belo clore withia the memory of any living government for 852,333 francs, by Marie
on. The spring had set in three weeks Letitia Ramolino, widow of Charles Bonaharier than usual, and an early and plentiful parte. "vest was expected.
The trial of Marshal Grouchy for high Married.] In London, on the 10th of treason and contumacy, was to commence April, at St. James's Church, the Earl of on the 17th or isih of March. It was whis. March, eldest son of the Duke of Richmond, pered in some of the circles at Paris, that a to Lady Caroline Paget, oldest daughter of general law of Amnesty was under the conthe Marquis of Anglesea.
templation of government. In England. Mr. J. Clarke, formerly wool. M. Rioust, who had been prosecuted for comber, fish-monger, walking stationer, con- writing a work entitled Carnot, has been perplate printer, perpetnal motion projector, condemned. He is fined 10,000 francs, and is chair bottomer, working mouse machine: to be imprisoned for two years." maker, and showman--but now, alas! bill
March 15. distributor and poster, printer's devil! ac. A new pampblet, entitled La Coalition et to Mrs. Surah Springs, relict of the late Mr. La l'rance, was seized yesterday evening. James Spriggs, match-timber and mop-mer: This act of authority took place at the chant.
requisition of the King's Attorney-General, Died. At Edinburgh, in the 37th year of who gpecifies, that he had received a diplo. hig age, on Tuesday, 23th March, Michael matic norice from the Duc de Richelieu, Anderson, printer of the Edinburgh Journal. containing the official complainis of the
British and Austrian Ambassadors on the - France.
violent attacks directed against their governThe Moniteur of March 3, announces the ments in this pamphlet. Te-instatement of Prince Telleyrand in the The Emperor of Morocco bas allowed place of High Chamberlain ; and it is stated, grain to be exported to France, duty free. that on the preceding day, be had an audience
March 17. of the king for half an hour.
The Phone, the Loire, the Rhine, the In the Sitting of the French Chamber of Marne, and the Seine have all overflowed Deputies, on Friday, an objection was urged their banks. lo a clause of the Budget, which assigns about The Clergyman who refused to give abseventy-five thousand pounds for the relief solution to a young lady, on the eve of her of Spanish, Portuguese, Egyptian, and other marriage, because her intended husband, Emigrants. The Minister of the Interior M. Picard, was a dramatic writer, has been defended the clause, and at the close of his condemned to one month's detention at the speech there were some touching exhorta. Seminary, by the Metropolitan Chapter. tions to moderation and forgiveness, which
March 24. drew loud plaudits from all parties. There It is mentioned in the Italian papers, that are, it seems, between four and five lundred the Emperor of Austria has proposed to the Egyptian emigrants at Marseilles.
King of Sardinia to have a canal cut at comThe Budget Gually passed-155 to 88, mon esperise, from Alexandria across the the amendments having been got rid of by Appennines to the fort of Savore. This inithe previous question.
portant work, which will form a communi
Paris, Jarch s. cation between the Adriatic and the Gulf of The Dey of Algiers is said to have granted Genes, and which will be of immense advanDew facilities and great advantages to French tage to commerce, was projected and pro. commerce,
posed in 1803 by the Count of Chabrol, the Punds at Paris, 3th March, 618.Coc. prefect of the department of Montebotte, and
The French Marshal Savary, has published its execution was decreed and even begun. a pamphlet. Ile does not deny the murder On the 18th of March, about half past 3 of Wright, but throws the blame on foncie. o'clock in the day, several meteoric siones
The statue of General Moreau is one of the fell in the Cantons of Castlenioron and Munipuruber which are to ornament the bridge clar, in the department of Lot et-Garonne, of Louis 16th, at Paris.
accompanied by violent detonations. They have commenced at Lyons the ma
March 30. nufacture of Crape, in imitation of that of A great disturbance bas occurred at the Canton. The Dutchess of Angouleme has Theatre Francaise, at the performance of a had the first piece.
tragedy, in which there are many allusions A new law of exchange has been made in to Bonaparte's present situation. Many perFrance.- Payment or acceptance of Euro- sons were wounded. The riot was suppressed pean drawn bills on France, must be de- by the military, and general arrests were manded within six months from date, on made. The author wishes to remain unpain of forfeiture of claim.
known. The repetition of the play is forbid.
March 11. den.
April 1. The illustrious Deputy of the late Cortes, British transports had arrived at Calais, Garcia Herreros, lately died in his confinefor the purpose of taking a part of Welling- ment at the presidio of Alucema, on the ton's army to England ; 2500 of these troops coast of Africa. The hardships he experienwere embarked on the 28th March.
ced during his previous captivity for nearly There were no less than nineteen theatres 2 years in the dungeons of Madrid, had so and other places of exhibition open on the much debilitated his health and preyed on 9th March, in Paris and the suburbs. his constitution, that it was impossible for
Louis the 18th had ordered his palace to him long to survive the horrors of a fortress, be new furnished, in order to give encou- which, from its insalubrity and want of supragement to the manufacturers in Lyons ; plies even of water, is not suitable for the and introduced, into numerous places, soup punishment of the very worst malefactor. establishments, a la Rumford.
The King of Spain has issued a further It was announced that the last colony to order for the release of State Prisoners.be surrendered to France by the treaty of Mary still remain. Paris, (Senegal,) had been delivered up the An earthquake was felt at Barcelona on 26th January.
the 18th of March, which was likewise felt The French stock continued rising. Five at Lerida, at Saragossa, and at Madrid. It Per Cents were from 61 to 62.
was very severe and extensive. Paris, April 5.
SWITZERLAND. At Boulogne, a loan of 150,000 francs has been opened for the purchase of grain, for
Emigrations to America from Switzerland, the purpose of furnishing bread at a cheaper a
and the southern parts of Germany are nusate to the working classes.'
merous-the Swiss government is endeaThe slow but steady rise of French stocks vouring to check them. is considered as good evidence of the per
Lausanne, March 21. manency of the existing order of things. Intelligence from Altorf, of the 10th of Five per cents are from 63 to 64; a height we March, mentions, that, by reason of the believe to which they seldom attained in great quantities of snow and ice, the inhabithe best days of Bonaparte.
tants of these mountainous countries are in Died.] In Paris, Apr: 4, Marshal Andrew continual danger. In the Cantons of Glaris, Massena, Prince of Esling, Duke of Rivoli, and Uri, the falling of the masses of snow Grand Cross of St. Louis, the Legion of Ho- has destroyed a great number of farms, and nour, St Stephen, St Hubert, &c. aged 59. likewise the pasture ground and cattle. The He was the second marshal of the French roof of one church has been forced in. Empire, and his renown, as the “ favourite The news from Tyrol is equally distresschild of victory," filis a large page of the ing: French war annals. He was an early and A number of successive earthquakes, un sincere adherent to Louis 18th, and is said to the 14th, have affected the whole chain to have left fifteen millions of francs. He of the Alps, and caused much terror, as well has left a widow, two sons and a daughter, as injury, by avalanches.
M. Amar, formerly of the Convention. In connexion with the subject of these and one of the Regicides. He was allowed earthquakes, it is interesting to notice the to remain in France because he had not ac fact, that the present season throughout cepted any office after Bonaparte's return Switzerland and Germany, and almost all from Elba.
Europe, has been, and is, remarkably fine; SPAIN.
the labours of the farmer having coinmen
February 16. ced two months earlier this Spring than last. Spain is represented to be in a very un- On the subject of the phenomena exhibited quiet and oppressed condition. Internal in Europe, much spcculation has been incommunication is very much obstructed, dulged. and misery reigns in every part of the coun
ITALY try, especially among the troops. The
Rome, January 10. greatest part of the army is in Catalonia, A great quantity of papers relative to the where soldiers and labourers are dying with Stuart family and the atteinpts of the Pretenliunger.
der have been lately seized and sealed by An insurrection has taken place at Valen- order of Government. The whole quantity cia, which has cost many lives, and the gar- weighed 7 tons. They begin with James rison of that city has been changed on ac- 2d, and come down to the death of Cardicount of the unwillingness it manifested to nal York. They embrace every thing, from assist in quelling the disturbances. A new plots of invasion and correspondence with levy or contribution of 40,000 men is about foreign powers, to the amour of the Pretendto be made without distinction of classes, er, and ibe domestic details of the Court of and they are intended to replace the old Albany. Nearly all the principal famllies in troops whose time is up, and whose fidelity Scotland and Ireland appear to have been is suspected.
engaged in the Pretender's cause.
The Pope has restored the independence Longerity. On the 15th of December a of the little republic of St. Marino."
Catholic Priest proceeded on foot to the CaHis Holiness the Pope, though now in his thedral of Adria in Lombardy, and returned 75th year, is in the full enjoyment of his thanks for having attained his 110th year, health and faculties. He has recently con- without infirmities or sickness! He was accluded the arrangements relating to religion companied by an immense concourse of peoin the kingdom of Brazil ; and has demon. ple, and chaunted the Cathedral service in a strated in it all that wisdom of which he has firm, manly, and dignified voice. given so many proofs.
The Er-Empress, Maria Louisa. This PrinA new censits of Rome has been taken, cess lives in a style of great splendour at and the number of souls found to be 129,000. Parma, but without ostentation. With the Turio contains 88,588 souls.
Noblesse of the country she has little society.
Naples, Feb. 18. The greater part of them were ruined in their Charles IV. of Spain is daily expected property by the French Revolution; and the here; accompanied by his Queen, and the whole body like the rest of their brethren in Ex-Prince of Peace.
most parts of Italy, are at the very lowest
March 5. ebb in point of character and education. The English have augmented their force The disposition of the Ex-Empress, Maria in the lonian Republic. The allied Sove. Louisa, is extremely mild; her manners unreigns have placed this republic under the assuming. Her natural reserve, the French Protectorship of Great Britain ; which to mistook for hauteur, of which, in fact, she maintain itself, must have a large military has not the slightest trait. The few persons force, and execute exact justice.
whom she admits to her society, are so far The population of the islands which com- from being treated as if they were paying pose this republic is estimated as follows: their court to a Princess, that they soon feel Corfu,
60,000 themselves easy in their conversation with Cephalona,
60.000 her. The usual accomplishments of her sex Zante,
40.000 she possesses in more than the usual degree. St. Maura,
20.000 She plays on the violin, and sings extremely
Ratisbon, February 10. - This afternoon, at 2 o'clock, the Prince Total, 206,000 Primate, Charles de Dalberg, Archbishop of
Messina, March 15. Ratisbon, ci-derant Grand Duke of Frankfort, After several days of cold and severe died in this city. He was also Co-adjutor weather, the north wind ceased yesterday of the Elector of Mayence, to whom this suddenly, and we began to enjoy the mild territory belonged; and Bishop of Contemperature of spring. At ten minutes be- stance. On the dissolution of the Confederafore six in the evening, the beauty of the day tion of the Rhine by the battle of Leipsick, was disturbed by the violent shock of an and the consequent loss of bis Grand Dutchy, earthquake. This phenomenon, which re- he obtained from the Diet of the Empire calls such sad remembrances amongst us, the principalities of Ratisbon and Aschaffen. though of short duration, was attended with bourg, with the title of Prince Primate. He a most tremendous uproar. The houses in was a man of science, and one of the honothis city, however, have not experienced rary members of the French Institute, with the least damage.
Fox, Jefferson, Weyne, Humboldt, &c.
Rome, March 29. The Prince of Schwartzenburg is said to The Prince Carignan is daily expected in have been cured of his paralysis by an attack this city. As he is heir to the throne of Sar- of the gout. dinia, in the event of the decease of the reign
Munich, March 11. ing King and the Prince of Genoa, without The Princess of Wales arrived here from male issue, some importance is attached to Milan. The Court offered her apartments in his visit. It is conjectured that a contract of the palace, but she declined taking them.--affiance is on the lapis between this Prince She will probably stay some time here, and and the Princess, daughter of the Queen of then, as she does not return to England, set Etruria, now resident in this city, wbo is, at out on some new expedition. She goes to this time, but 7 years old.
Conrt, and is attended in her walks by her Lucien Bonaparte has demanded of the ladies, three Turks and several footmen. Pope a passport for the United States of She is one of the most singular characters America, but it is not known whether it will of the age. be granted to him. The other members of the
Elberfield, March 12. Bonaparte family, who are at Rome, are There have passed through our town withdoing very well. Among the foreigners in the last fortnight two prisoners of war, whom they admit into their Society are a returning from Russia. They have stated, great many British.
that there are still in the remote provinces