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tories, and in short, the whole Church esTHE French government has of late seem
tablishment. M. Talleyrand Perigord, ed anxious to conciliate the old army; an
grand almoner of France (now appointed ordinance was recently issued, by which the archbishop of Paris), M. de la Luzerne, officers of the revolutionary army on half. formerly bishop of Langres, and M. de pay are, without distinction, to be gradually Beausset, formerly bishop of Alais, have introduced into active service. Marshal been created cardinals. Several new apDavoust, who, since Bonaparte's second pointments to archbishoprics and bishoprics expulsion, has been in disgrace at court,
are also notified. had lately an audience of the king, and
The King of Prussia has just left Paris, was by him presented with a marshal's ba
after sojourning there incog. under the title ton; and General Debelle, whose sentence
of Count Ruppin, for several weeks. Dur. of death was commuted to ten years' im. ing his stay he was daily entertained by the prisonment, has now been restored to libero principal public characters with much hosty. These measures seem to indicate an
pitality, but without state or magnificence, intention, on the part of France,
to place and spent most of his time in visiting every her army once more in a formidable
atti- thing about the city worthy of the traveller's
notice. tude. They will at least have the effect of making more secure the allegiance of the ber, purporting to be a protest of the Ex
The document noticed in our last Num. old troops, who, without their officers, are not always to be depended on ; an example tion of the throne of France by the Bour
Empress Maria Louisa against the occupaof which occurred on the 18th July, when a detachment of the line, attending the exe
bons, has been declared by the Austrian cution of Captain Oudin at St Genies, who Observer to be a forgery. had been ordered to be shot for being con. cerned in a former insurrection, wheeled
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. about, and refused to fire; for such alarm. The Pope has issued a bull, authorizing ing insubordination, they have been one and the King of Spain to levy an extraordinary all dismissed the king's service. Captain subsidy of 30 millions of reals on the proDarillon, who commanded them, has also perty of the national church. been cashiered, and is further to be tried by A letter which appeared lately in the a court-martial.
foreign journals, written by the mother Five soldiers of the Royal Guard have of the Emperor Alexander to the King been brought to trial for a conspiracy, in of Spain, expressive of the esteem and April last, to murder Monsieur and his two friendship entertained by her son for the sons. The chief, a non-commissioned offi- King of Spain, and communicating the cer, named Desbans, and another, were Emperor's desire that her Majesty should condemned and executed ; a third is to be wear the decorations of the Order of St imprisoned for three years, and the other Catherine's, has given rise to much spetwo were acquitted. The conspirators were culation on the particularly good underall under 25 years of age.
standing which appears to exist between the Five English soldiers were convicted of a Courts of Madrid and St Petersburg ; and robbery on the 3d of August, at Valen. rumours, for which there seems to be no ciennes, and led out to execution ; upon good foundation, have in consequence been which occasion the inhabitants were so in- current, that had been agreed upon by terested for the unhappy sufferers, that they Alexander to furnish Ferdinand with a followed them to the place of execution, naval and military force to assist in the subcrying Mercy, mercy. Two were executed, jugation of his revolted colonies. and three received a pardon ; after which Letters from Lisbon, of the 9th August, the inhabitants wreaked their vengeance on state, that Baron Eben, and about thirty the person who had been induced to offici. Other conspirators, having been found guil. ate as executioner. He was in consequence ty, were expected to be ordered for execucompelled to take refuge in the prison. tion. The proceedings on their trials have
In the Concordat entered into between been withheld from publication, for the the Pope and the King of France, it is present, from prudential considerations. It agreed, on the part of the latter, that the was generally understood at Lisbon, how. bishoprics shall be endowed with lands as ever, that the Government there felt so perwell as with annual stipends, and the same fectly secure since the late intelligence from principle is evidently intended to be adopt- Pernambuco, that the danger of giving full
publicity to the conspiracy in Portugal was The Editor of one of the Flemish news. considered to be at an end.
papers was prosecuted on the 1st instant, at
Ghent, at the instance of the Duke of WelITALY.
lington, for having asserted that an officer A Florence paper, of the 22d of July, in one of the French colonies owed his apcontains an article, dated Rome, July 16, pointment to the influence of his Grace. in which it is stated, that her Royal High. The King's Attorney prayed, that the acness the Princess of Wales had just given a cused should be sentenced to one month's magnificent fete, equally remarkable for the imprisonment, and a fine of 300 forins, and brilliancy of the illuminations, the sump- deprivation of civil and political rights for tuousness of the refreshments, and the five years. The court took a week to concharms of the best selected music, vocal sider of its judgment, which they have since and instrumental. Many of the most dis. given for the defendant. tinguished of the Roman and foreign nobles were present. Her Royal Highness has
SWEDEN. since left Rome for Bologna.
The folly and ruinous consequences of Letters from Naples state, that the vici- the prohibitory system adopted by the Swed nity has been cleared from the brigands, who ish Government against the introduction of have long infested it, in a curious manner. foreign manufactures and colonial articles, The Neapolitan government has taken into are severely felt, both in Sweden and Nor. full pay, and actual service, two of the ring way. The cessation of native with foreign leaders, who have promised to make all competition, and of the long established in, their followers good subjects.
terchange of national products and commerThe old king of Sardinia has taken a mo cial commodities, has materially increased nastic habit, and gives himself up wholly to the general distress of the country. The religious exercises.
evils caused by the system are also aggravated by the harsh and overbearing inter
ference of the government in mercantile The accounts from different parts of Ger. transactions, and more particularly in the many concur in stating, that "never in the rates of exchange. The stagnation of trade memory of man were there such prospects has been so great in Norway, as to occasion of abundance as those held out by the har- the failure of several eminent houses at vest, which is now gathering in. Corn, Drontheim and Christiania, while the exe wine, oil, and every article of subsistence, tinction of the ancient and customary rela, fall rapidly in price. But in some districts, tions of commerce has given rise to smug. the general joy has been damped by storms gling, which, it is not concealed, is carried of rain and hail, which have done consider on by the rich capitalists to the detriment able damage to the corn fields. The harvest and ruin of the middling and inferior classes has been so abundant in the south of Ger. of traders. Numerous seizures have been many, as to make wheat almost unsaleable made of vessels carrying on a contraband at any price ;--a blessed revolution, when trade. The Swedes, notwithstanding their within these three months it was almost at patriotic speeches on the evils resulting from any price unattainable.
the use of foreign luxuries, seem just as reThe royal national theatre of Berlin was luctant as the inhabitants of other countries destroyed by fire on the 29th July; so to part with their accustomed enjoyments. rapid were the flames, that it was impossible According to a table, describing the civil to save any thing; and it was only by the state of Sweden, 344 children at the breast, activity of the firemen and police, that two were, during the year 1814, smothered by churches, between which the theatre stood, their mothers or nurses while asleep; and as well as the neighbouring houses, did not in the following year, 369 died through this also become a prey to the Hames. The da- kind of imprudence. mage is estimated at about a million and a half of crowns. The building was 244 feet long, 155 broad, and 155 high, within the The Danish government is making exwalls. The fire which destroyed it is be- traordinary exertions for the re-establish, lieved to have been wilful; and twelve per ment of its navy. A new ship of the line sons, suspected as the incendiaries, have has been launched, two new frigates are been apprehended.
finished, and two brigs recently constructed An extraordinary circumstance occurred are stationed in the Categate. during the late inundations in Switzerland. A large manufactory of tiles, situate near the village of Fleuden, was entirely sur The latest accounts from Russia reprerounded by water, which at length made its sent that country as cultivating the relations way into magazines full of lime. In an in- of peace with all its neighbours. To this stant the whole edifice was on fire ; the own. state of security may be ascribed the exteners had previously quitted it, and as no as
sive reductions of the Russian army. It apsistance could be afforded, it was burned, in pears that the Court of Petersburgh is negothe midst of water, down to the level of it. tiating an important measure with the Öt.
toman government, the free navigation of cond, and so on with the others. The exethe Dardanelles, upon the payment of a sti- cution thus lasted for thirty-three days. pulated toll.
The Emperor Alexander is about to quit his capital for eighteen months. Part of
AMERICA. the winter he will pass at Moscow, and part at Warsaw. He then intends to visit the southern provinces of his empire, those at By the latest American papers, it apleast which are civilized, or are capable pears that the negotiations relative to the of civilization.
Much good may result boundary between the British Colonies in from this journey, if his Imperial Majesty North America and the United States, had carries with him the disposition to rectify not commenced; the British Commissioners abuses, and introduce judicious systems of not being fully prepared for entering upon administration throughout those distant re it. The Americans were, in the mean time, gions.
going on with a trigonometrical survey on
that frontier. It is said that the two governTURKEY.
ments have come to an understanding, that We learn, from Constantinople, that in neither power is to retain in actual service consequence of the satisfactory explanations more than two revenue cutters of two guns between the Russian Ambassador and the each on the lakes, and that six months' noMinisters of the Grand Signior, the Baron tice is to be given of any intention to augde Strogonoff is about to order the erection
ment this force on either side. of the palace intended for the Russian lega The Official Journal of the United States' tion, for which the Emperor Alexander has
Government mentions, that the Commission. just granted the necessary funds.
ers of the navy, in addition to the duty of Through the intervention of England a directing the necessary surveys preparatory convention has been concluded between the
to the selection of a suitable site for a naval Holy See and the Porte, which secures more depot and dock-yard on the Northern coast, liberty to the Christians established in Tur
are also charged with the general survey of key. In consequence of this convention, the coast ; and that, with a view to the inprinting presses have been established at
struction of young officers, the vessels emConstantinople, under the direction of an Italian. Several works in Italian, French, ned by them.
ployed in the survey are to be wholly manand Latin, have already been printed. The emigration from Europe, according 1. It appears, from more than one article,
to the last American papers, was particularthat Czerny-Georges, formerly so well ly extensive in the last week of July. In known as the leader of the Servians in their this short interval, there had arrived at New resistance to Turkey, has been put to death York, from England, 649 persons Ire. by the Governor of Belgrade. The pre- land, 581—Scotland, 137—Wales, 51-and tence for this action is differently stated,
but France, 31; making, in the whole, with there can be little doubt that the motive was
additions from other situations, 2285 emicriminal. Czerny-Georges had lately lived
The Dutch ship, Johanna, alone, in retirement. The Servians, however, who had 477 emigrants from Amsterdam, fifty did not yet patiently bear the Turkish yoke, of whom perished on the
passage. General might be supposed desirous of calling him Vandamme and his brother officers have into action ; his death was evidently wished been treated with great civility at Philadelby the Turkish government, for his head
phia. has been sent to Constantinople, together
Joseph Bonaparte has purchased of S. with those of two of his friends, one of them Sayer, Esq. formerly Sheriff of London, his an Archimandrite of the Greek Church.
elegant seat at Bordentown, on the Jersey A famous leader of pirates, named Catra- side of the Delaware, which he is rebuildmatto, who was conveyed to Constantinople ing in the Italian style. His income is ain the beginning of May, from Negropont, bout £6000 per annum ; and he passes his in a Turkish brig, has been hung by order time chiefly in his library, and in retireof the government of Galata, and six or seven sailors suffered at the same time, as an example to deter others from the like of. fences. As Catramatto was a native of the Ionian Islands, and no English interpreter Distressing Fire at Newfoundland. On attended at the trial, the circumstance of Wednesday, the 18th August, between ele, his condemnation has given rise to some ex ven and twelve A. M. a most destructive planatory interviews between the British fire broke out at Carbonear, on the premises Minister and the agents of the Sublime occupied by a person named Barry: the Porte.
wind blew a heavy gale from the westward, Eleven pirates were lately executed at which scattered the flaming fragments like Constantinople in the following manner :
a shower over the town. The Methodist They began by hanging one before the Chapel (nearly half a mile from the spot shops of the market, and left him exposed where it commenced) was in a few moments three days, after which they hanged à se- totally consumed, from some of the burning