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through Goomsir ; and being joined by the son of the Dewau of the by a multitude of vagabonds from Khorrdah Rajah ; but having lost the Pergunnah of Khoordah, the in the action seventeen killed and insurrection
about a hundred wounded, they alarming character. They took again hastily retired, and were the town of Khoordah, and then pursued to the end of the town. proceeded to Piply, situated mid- Six were taken prisoners, from way between Cuttack and Jagger- whose account it appeared that naut, with a view of cutting off the Rajah was the mainspring of the communication between those the disturbance. two places, and particularly of se Jugbundoo being informed of curing the person of the Rajah of the defeat of the parties which had Khoordah, who is high-priest of been sent against Captain Walthe temple, and hereditary sweeper lington, immediately pushed out of the great idol.
to Jaggernaut at the head of some The same Gazette on April the thousand insurgents ; and having 24th proceeds to communicate in- surrounded the fort and placed formation respecting Cuttack and picquets in every direction, he beits district. After its conquest by gan to erect a battery with two the British, the pergunnah of great guns. Captain Wallington Khoordah was remarkable for its thinking it impossible with his hostility to the English govern- small force to make any impresment; and it was found necessary sion upon so formidable a mulfor the purpose of securing tem- titude, retired in the middle of the porary tranquillity to take charge night, and reached Cuttack with of the person of the Rajah, then his treasure on the 16th. a young man, and retain him in
The Bombay Courier of April custody at Midnapore. When all the 26th conveys information, that opposition was subdued, the Ra a large body of freebooting horse, jah was restored to his functions wlio were encamped on the banks in the temple, and was allowed a of the Peira, about 11 miles N.W. malikanu of twenty-four per cent. of Soonje Ramaney, were surbeing more than double the amount prised in their camp by a detachgiven in ordinary cases.
ment of the Madras army, under Since the above was drawn up, the command of Major Smith. further accounts have been re Two companies of the first of the ceived from Cuttack up to the third, and the first of the second, 16th. Captain Wallington bad and the flank companies of the fortified a bungalow at Jaggernaut, 14th Madras Native Infantry, and surrounded his small camp marched from the banks of the with a mud wall about seven feet Beema in pursuit of a body of high; and had thrown out wickets horse; and continuing the chace on every side, and was prepared with extraordinary perseverance against attack. On the 13th se for four days and five nights, came veral columns of insurgents rushed up with them, just as they were forwards to assault him, but were preparing for a march on the 17th soon obliged to retreat with loss. of April. The nature of the They inacle a second attack, led on ground preventing the infiintry
from immediately forming a line, threatened to shake the amity subthey poured a volley into the camp, sisting between the two States, the and then broke into divisions, and Governor-General in Council has marched through the camp. The the satisfaction to announce the freebooters got on their horses execution of a new treaty between with uncommon rapidity, and the Honourable Company and his formed behind their camp. As Highness the Peishwa, explaining soon as the infantry had got through and amending the articles of the the camp, Maj. Smith concentrated treaty of Bassein, with the addihis detachment. The horse then tion of certain provisions calculated exchanged a few shot with the to improve the alliance, and to profoot, and made off, leaving about mote and render permanent the 60 men, and many more horses, harmony which both Governments dead on the field.
are solicitous to maintain.
By command of his Excellency Fort William, July 10. the most Noble the GovernorDiscussions having occurred be- General in Council, tween the British Government and
J. ADAM, the Government of Poona, which
Act, Chief Sec. to Gov. July 5.
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persons came forward to identify
the deceased, and among the rest 1. NHE number of students last an old man, who swore that the
year at the University of deceased was his daughter, and Gottingen was greatly increased; that she was the wife of Israel it amounts already to 1,13% ; of Friday, an out-pensioner of Greedthese only 380 are natives of Ha- wich College. He then went into nover, 566 are from other Ger a lung account of a quarrel which man States, and 180 foreigners; took place between Friday and his of the latter, 36 are Russians, 17 wife, on Wednesday the 1st of Swiss, 63 Danes, 10 English, 6 January, and of their fighting in French, 25 Hungarians, 4 Ame- his house with a knife and ricans, 2 from the Greek isle of hatchet, which fight he with diffiChios.
culty suppressed; and that soon On Thursday, the ed inst. the afterwards both parties left his body of a woman was found tied house, and he had not been able to a boat near the landing-place to hear of either of them since, of the Royal Hospital at reen- except that he now believed the wich, on which an inquest was deceased to be his daughter, and held on the following Saturday, that she had been murdered by before Joseph Carttar, Esq. one somebody, and laid on the spot of the coroners for Kent. The where the body was found. Other evidence being very vague, the co witnesses also swore to the de. soner said he should not then censed being the daughter of the close the inquest, but adjourn till old man. The surgeons proved the Tuesday following, in order that there were marks of violence that every exertion might be made on the head, &c. of the deceased, to procure better information, as but not sufficient to be deemed there was much suspicion in the mortal. This evidence, however, case, and it was but seldom that a induced the curoner to adjourn a woman was found dead without second time; and he directed the somebody being able to give an constables to make diligent search ac ount of her death. He also di- after Friday, the husband, and rected, that the body should be bring him before the jury on the examineil by a surgeon, that his 10th instant, to account for his opinion might be given on certain wife's death, if possible. The jury external marks which appeared on accordingly met again on the both it. The jury accordingly nict an instant, when the constables re-ain on Tuesday, when several ported that they had not been able Vol. LIX.
to find Friday, but that they had Campbell, Esq., Drumsaynie, a found his wife alive and hearty; daughter of Archibald Smith, ,Lochwhereupon the father was sent for, goilhead.—Saved, John Campbell, and the other witnesses, all of Duncan Smith, Duncan M'Glaswhom were greatly but agreeably hạn. Another letter says, that surprised at the sight of the wo Duncan M'Gilashan died after beman, and acknowledged their er- ing got on shore. ror in having sworn to the de 7. We observe, with pleasure, ceased. The coroner reprimanded that the condition of the numethe witnesses severely for their rous body of nailmakers in Staf. want of discrimination; but every fordshire is improved by a meeting one allowed, that the great like- of their employers, held at West ness there was between the living Bromwich, when it was unaniwoman and the deceased night mously agreed to restore their have deceived better judges than rate of wages, which had been, the witnesses seemed to be, par- from the depression of that trade, ticularly as both the women had partially and considerably reduced. similar private marks on each arm. -Birmingham Gazette. Under these circumstances further 8. For several hours this mornproclamation was made for evi- ing. the fog throughout the whole dence to identify the deceased, and of the metropolis was so intense, discover how she came by her that candles were used in every death ; but none appearing, the shop and counting-house. jury returned a verdict of “ Found 11. From the crowded state of dead, under suspicious circun- the foreign seamen in the Helder, stances, and with strong marks of lying off the Tower, Government violence on her person ; but whe- has given directions for another ther inflicted by accident or hy de- vessel to be prepared for their resign, they could not ascertain."
ception. The Helder was calcuA letter from Lochgoilhead, da- lated to be capable of containing ted the 3d of January, 1817, to a nearly 300; but as more than gentleman in Glasgow, says—"On that number have been sent on Monday last á boat left this, in board, sickness has made its aporder to go to Greenock ; when pearance, from the crowded state sailing down Lochgoil, they were of the miserable objects. hailed by a person that wanted to On Monday week, Dennis Murcross; they condescended, and, phy, of Limerick, sawyer, assistbeing upon the lee-shore, gave ing a constable in executing a the boat the two sails, which be- sessions decree at Rathmore casfore had but one: half way over, tle, in that county, was attacked opposite the Waninan, came on a by a number of fellows, who in squall, and run the boat down by the most savage manner beat him, not relieving the sheets. Eight and inflicted several wounds on persons were
on board ; those his body, of which he died on that were drowned are, Archibald Wednesday. Thursday an inquest Cainpbell, Dugald Weir, Archi was held on the corpse, and a bald Walker, Thomas Thomson's verdict of wilful murder returned wife, the ploughman to Archibald against the perpetrators. Two men
charged with this outrage, Thomas received a shot which broke his Stubbins and Darby Fennell, are left arm near the wrist, and the lodged in gaol by David Roche, same moment it was broken above Esq.-Waterford Mirror.
the elbow by a blow with a fireFrom the Westmeath Journal.- lock; he also received a shot in On Saturday the 11th instant, at the other arm that quite disabled six o'clock in the evening, the him. Both he and his wife were house of the Rev. Mr. Serjeant, then so dreadfully beaten as to be curate of the parish of Castlera- left for dead; when the villains han, and an active magistrate of proceeded to plunder the house, the county of Cavan, was entered and decamped, after having robbed by a party of ten persons, who him of more than 80l. in gold, tied the servants, and collected all besides much other property. the property worth carrying away; Drogheda, Jan. 13.-Our feelafter which they deliberately boil- ings are again outraged, in being ed the tea-kettle, and passed the under the painful necessity of reevening in drinking tea and punch, cording a transaction of the most waiting the arrival of Mr. Ser- diabolical nature, which took place jeant. On Mr. S. returning he on Thursday evening near Ardee. heard a noise, and on asking, The following particulars we have
who is there ?" two men imme.. learned from a gentleman. Mr. diately fired at him, which he at- J. Rath, a respectable and wealthy tempted to return, but his pistol farmer, and an excellent member missed fire. Fortunately the arms of society, returned on the above of the robbers were so injudi- evening, from the quarter-sessions ciously loaded, that five slugs of Ardee, to his house at Irishwhich hit him in the body, and town, on the Dunkald road, and perforated his two coats, waist- about a mile and a half from the coat, and shirt, did him very little former place. Having sat down injury. On Mr. S. falling, the in his parlour with two friends to fellows supposed he was killed, dinner, the table lay in front of and immediately joined their party the window; one of his guests sat in the dwelling-house, and carried a little distance on his right, the off all the clothes, house linen, other on his left; it was then beand 301. in money. The same tween seven and eight o'clock, and party then proceeded about three the shutters were not closed. In miles to the deer-park of Lord this situation sume hellish misFarnham, and entered so quietly creant discharged the contents of through the thatch of the house of a blunderbuss loaded with slugs, Robert Morrow, permanent ser
which carried off the upper part geant of the 1st Ballyjamesduff of his head, and scattered the corps of yeomanry, as to be at his brains of the unfortunate victim bedside before he was apprized of about the room ; neither of the their being in the house. He then other persons, we understand, were seized a firelock which was near injured. One of his friends shorthis bed, and knocked down two ly afterwards went to Ardee and of the party, and his wife gal- informed the police, who, with lantly tumbled another, when he the military, were in pursuit of