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«pic;foe. 1 in; <wg.in.W'ut ag.nnst tlie ol<l law, us leading
t*i the commission ol pei jury, calls in question the n hole wisdom i>f the civil law, of the juiisfn mh-ncc of kitropc, the Chancery practice in kiigl.tnd and our own coun try. and the New Knglaud practice of admitting the lio-xt and the oath ot llwe patty. Is it not stiange that these evils have not existed, or have not been found '•»t. und-r all these systems, in all these countries, and during the. great length of time, and that they have been discovered only in the operations of the l-urv law ol I 7ilI? ' ' Mr. Speaker, let us now look to the authorities of the advocates of the repeal of I Miry laws. Who are t ie\ J,-reiny Ilentliam, and his anonymous pullers, tlm hired writers in the pay of managers of the Kdin Lniigli ai; I (Quarterly Keviews, whose business it is to oppose each other, the one maintaining the interests ol the opposition in a!! things, right or wrong, and the other Uie servile, unprincipled supporter of the policy of the t non. In literature, both eager to maintain, with all t ier talent aiAl learning, any paradoxical theories, w.iicli tiKiy excite attention and curiosity, and give an interest to tl.eir respective works and minister "to and rouse the dull and sated appetites of literary epicures. Jeicinv 1.. ntham, the great advocate am! defender ol • -my. is the same gentleman, who liitidlv proposed to save us the tumble of meeting here to legislate by ma king laws the other side of the water for us, and scndiim us regular supplies by the Spring and l ull packets— I lie same gentleman think* that the laws against chain laity and maintenance, ate like l s-ury laws, relics ol barbarous times, and should all be abolished, that anv one should be permitted to inlet fere in disputes w bieii do not concern him, become a broker of law suits, ad vance money to carry them on and share in the profits. .Su-h a speculator would tie a post in societv, would • Feate vexation 111 our cities and villages, and from the ignorance of most people on legal subjects, and the oread which ail have of law-suits, might extort profita ble compromises on specious although unjust claims.— \ et tl.e champion of this iniquity and absurdity, is the champion of the defence of l Mnv and is brought ttri -is an authority against Moses and ail the law.givcrs f:oni his time to the present—yes, this same Jorentv llcntliam. who must have had his education and degrees in Swift’s -Academy of J.apula, and is better suited fora jurist for tbe inhabitants of Caption !"?y mines’ new world, than those who live nU the outside of the s'tpll, and have the Jight of the suu. S'r’ l')C “poratioo of l sttry is b id enough in thecitv, hut it must be worse i:i the country. No man can ac count for tike immense number of failures, which are constantly occurring in large commercial places. They happen among trading people, pursuing a regular and w-lut is called a safe business, not likely to be deeply aifi/cted by the great political events aud commercial vi cissitudes of the win Id. They are regularly educated to tlicir employments and thoioughlv understand them. They are industrious. They rise with tbe sun and la tour long after the going down of the same. They are prudent and frugal :u their habit?. Vet in the course c! a lew years a vast number of them are bankrupts, and hive little or nothing todischaigc their immense debts. W hat has become (1 all tlm accumulation, which must have been made by the skill and industry of these men, no I fie property winch has been entrusted to them? It ha* all vanished, no one can tell whither. In the mean t.m<’ a certain class ot men who have done no work but shaving notes have made immense acquisitions of wealth t.u beyond what can be armi riled tor upon the princi pies of llic ordinary accumulation c,f properly. Sir, it t; I sury which lias de-troyed the hopes of so tnanv of our young and enterprising men and sacrificed them on ...v, in.11 .JI aiar.w. n il in me. comitrv, where there are no brokers, to find out ivhat money there is in the market, and where it is to he had, to aid a borrower, in obtaining die in «t favorable terms of a loan, he is far more exposed than in the city. One word with respect to . \ isting contracts, and the injurious i of the repeal of the laws against Usury, upon them. Those who contracted debts and gave moit gages, when no mail, who w isln i to obev llic laws, wool I take more than six per cent, and when it was dangerous to exac t more, felt a just confidence that it tncy weie not able to meet the payments, (heir moit 8ares ,VUU*^ '•< renewed by then creditors, or liiat they would he. enabled to obtain new loans, upon the same security, from others. The unexpected r<. cal of the Usury laws, mud involve a vast many of these debtor.* in ditliculties. Many of thc(ii'are among a valua ble c.riss ot (Vur citizens, our cnlcrpiiniig and in dustrione mechanics. Iu the pressure upon them, k is iuevitahie that it will be in the power of the creditois to drive hard bargains. Kven the most ar ilunt ndv.ic .m s >,* tho theory u| the repeal of the LVurv hr.vs in (heat Uritaiu, when they are bronght directly 1o the cjucstion, admit that at this particular ciisU,” when so many people are in debt, a repeal nnVIil he injurious and productive of oppression. “This paiticu lur crisis.” when a great many are in debt to a few, ah w,-,\= will .-xi-i in every tiadmg country, and the repeal ,’1 the nsuiy resti ietions, at Mich u‘‘particular crisis” w ill always be injurious. The policy of the law, which is again^ a too gr«- it accumulation of property in the same hand-, which will not peiiuii the tsing up and limit me of property beyond a short pcrio-J, » hicli limits (he du radon and capital of corporations, which breaks down entaihnents, wuicli distributes wealth in e.jnal inliori lances; it,is policy is in conformity to real, genuine, not pat iy ri publieai.i-m, the piinciple of Usury law?. Sir, six per cent, (he rate of interest established in this state for more than a century. ie-cslabli-hf d in the act of 1 ... t, has been proved by experience, to he upon general principles, a sutiicionl compensation tor the use of money. During the for(\ two rears since the passage of the law cf I7IM, we have mid .gone every km.l ot commercial change, yet we have citym-d -rear pi os peri ty. We have risen from poverty to i idle's — Our sett lements have, extended far into the wilderness and have-spread wildly the arts ofciiilized life. We * 'L'Myu ■> moraine commerce, and a great manu facturing interest, ami have established more limn fifty • uitv*', \\ it.i .1 cjpitril ot j,|ie scvrntrrra or mgl.'m." mil.i.ms (.f dollar., (!,:s Cum.nowres.lil. _ lln* bai.l*-, s.r ;,.k their cha. te a-as a favor at our hft.ulx nud m o willing to par to the Slate a bonus of an armu.l Ir.x of one percent, upon (bon capital, for thr privilege of lending money a« six percent. Ho not . .cf-e tbmgi prove ll.nl m per cent. ,.s enough? .'•r, . nv l ave Miry laws beenrstablidicd in tins world' Aot by force not by an appeal to arms, but by an pp peal to the consciences of men. And during all the changes of politic,, manners, and balds, from the first foundation ot regular governments among men. amidst (he t iblisbtnent an 1 destruction of monarchies and cm p,res the rue and fall of spier, I,d republic*, the .spread mg of new religions, the discovert of a nctv world, the prouioiti.ui ot I Miry I,as remained', like the how in the Immanent, the sign of a long enduring and he trusted an everlasting covenant of ju,ticc and humanity be tween inau and his fellow man. J T., ilrirt from ti ers—Ifo.e a hole into the trunk of the tree. as far as. or into, the heart, an t fill the hole with sulphur, and plane in it a well fitted A 1 ree from fi.ur to eight ior hes in di .meter, refinin'•* a hole laigc enough to admit the little fmg» r, and m the s r”'3 «M°f ',iti >n for other larger or smaller trees. This *'li 'Mi y <lrive tlio insects away in the course of fo.lv nghi hours,but uniformly succeed*, perhaps some Mm-, a.ier a longer Pe,„.|. Chese facts ^ ere mention f,J;r' T h-v '»■ lVoodM.tr. He Stated, that a one • * *.. i< . r< <• i.i Albany was so inte-fed with woiiivi and-e-atcipj||;„i», that papers In were obliged to t,7aho a ' iionl U. avoid it became so .....cl. of a nuisance hat t.-ey were on the point of cutting it down, when application „t this experiment in f()rly.eJL|,( , eniiMdv clear, d .1 of the insect- . Col. Kufgers, ,jf ]S" vv Y , ,nr 1 ^petimri.l v. it), uniform sue res-. an. in several instances, fruit t*. r. which were .Mt/icnt lifoli ”, were icstored— [ 'ulli„mn\ Journetl. T. .. l.t;’ n! .Onrv.;uo<r of fo.nl 2D, , „,:,f ."*• onion r- y. •• .fo-uy fa fonts have proved «„ » .i.s to tlx in.fei ?:iat« fore* is. in fa,-f, a rideiant off, c.i-r ot tin- horse / bass'-nr*. rf ,\i»pr>!ean‘s imperial guard el the name of Sere, who di..ii*«iiish< I himself in fj,r 1‘cnin-' 5- ..r ntir;ahd w no. on tin.- dcth of Marumi -Vry. (piitied t i. r e, torn* I renega.i-.. and jmii ■ 'r If. K-j\ f.t nflerrl I'* • ,< ^ 'i J’j •• in tft.-y it,, ;o .. .re. *. roitmow i*iTEi.x.iaETjrcE. GATE I'KOM EUROPE. Ni.u 1 ui-.K, Juno JO-By the arrival of (lie packot ■-hip, l-.d ward Itonajfe, Captain Funk, from Havre, the] Editors ot the l ummereial Advertiser have received liuwicious files ol l'.iris papers to the kith of A!ay inclu- ! | siv®*' I in: Gnn ivs. — A private letter from Zaiite, April i -G, gives the following infoimatiou: 'I'ho garrison ot i . Mi-soloughi almost deprivial of the necessarv menus lor 1 i opposing good artillery and regular troops, does not. cense to make sorties which destroy large bodies of the : ■ enemy. On the glorious Gtli ol April, which saw -1000 i i 1 u'k-> prostrate, as well in the assault as in the subse j l quent sortie, many Greeks were wounded, and a pail of .the w alls was destitute ot defenders. 1 hrahim prepared j to attack the town anew. \\ Idle the commanding offi cers were distributing theii force in such a wav as fo tender t.ic defence equal on all sides, the women ad vanced, hearing tho aims of their relations and wound ed husbands, and announced their arrival by singing ibe hymn of the immortal Afaico Botznris. They imincdi- j j atoly sent a deputation of two of their nmnbcr to the chiefs to say, that they came to light in the place of their husbands—the officers hesitated, hut finally yielding to their tears and touching prayers, they confided to them the defence ol a part ol the lamparts. We have the bul letin ol this bailie now before us. which declares, on the authority ot die soldiers themselves, that the shower j of balk from this part of the tamparls, decided in a great degree the victory of this dav. Miaul is an ivod at Alissolonghi this day, after the af lair (1 Jth April.) After having testified lo the garrison I all the gratitude of government and the nation, he brought in fresh troops and a great quantity ot provi sions and munitions of war. r.ihvier and Gourns are arrived at Salona, half way on the road liom Athens to Alissolonghi — Ibrahim scut I 4000 Arabs to attack them, and the report to Jay is, that the bravo 1'rcnchmun has defeated them. The Austrian Observer speaks of the advantage ob tained by the Greeks at Alissolonghi. The Scraskicr ot Ixonielia and of t audia, were among the wounded. It is sai l that a treaty has been signed by Great Bi i tain and Bussin. securing the Independence of Greece i and the Islands, under a head of its own chousing, hut subject to the approbation of the Porte. It will pay a nominal tribute or rather a feudal homage to the Sultan (a strange sort of Independence indeed!)—This treatv j has been formally announced to the Turk, with an inti , rotation, that » refusal lo join in it, vv ill be the signal for coercive measures. Letters of the Ith of April from St. Petcrsburgh state that nearly a total change in the Russian Cabinet is talked of. Letters fioin Warsaw mention a disturbance havin« broken out in that capital, but it was soon put down by (ho prompt and energetic tncasuses adopted by the Giand Duke Constantine. J STILL LATER. i *> o had proccc*h d thus far with our translations. " ',,!r was covered with London papers to the evening of the 22,1 May inclusive. We have nl®o Lloyds’ and Shipping Lists, kc. to the latest dates. The late hour, however, it which these papers were receiv ed, and the preoccupation of our paper, will compel us ' barely to glance at their contents this < rening. The patriotic reader will mourn to learn that Misso lough i, after all, has fallen! But the victors were van quished in thoir triumph. The news was brought to j Corfu, on tlie 2=>th of April, by a Creek vessel " The tail ol the fortress took place on the 23d of the same month, after sustaining a siege, and making a defence, unexampled in the annals of warfare. It was I’alm Sunday, according t,» the Greek Calendar, at day-break. 1 he Government of the town, being reduced to the last extremity, opened the gates, & the troop of the Greeks ! opened itself a passage through the Ottomans. The lal ’.or had scarcely entered the town, when the mines, which had been prepared, blew up. and the destruction was dreadful. [Another account stales that in the at temM to cut their way through, (the women and chi! dren uaving been placed in the centre of the holltw squa-e) all were massacred by the Moslems.] The German papers stale, that “On the I Oth of April,, i e Greek squadron, consisting of .",0 vessels, 20 brulo , Ins, and a- mail} mi-tics, east anchor uir .Missolonghi. On the 1 1th it attacked the Turco-Lgyptian flee? of 120 sail strong. The action w as obstinate ami bloody, tor it lasted three days. The Turks, who had two f/i’ gales burnt, and seven other vessel* sunk, retired and took up their station beneath the cannon of the fortress at Patras. i he loss ol the Greeks consist uf four ves sels two of which arc put hors <lt srrvic€.n The A'isbiirgh Gazelle snvs: “Beccn’l letters from ( onstantmoplc announce th J in Thessaly a fred. rc bclhon has broken out, and the Greek Captain Tl.eso de 1 nkr ri is at the head of it.*’ | J because of the Greek®, however, is gaining ground , in I.urope, and the German papers state that in the pro vince.®, considerable sums have been raised by snbscrii; tmn- and donations. In Prussia, too. there is a o-eneial i b'cnng m favor of Greece, an 1 the dibi ts to serve that country seem not only to he tolerated, but even cour.tc naneed b;. the highest authorities. I L>e cause of the Greeks was incidentally touched upon in the House of Commons, on the IPtli. Sir JJo beil \\ ilson, and Air. I lobhouse, spoke in favor of the governme nt taking some measures in Ihcir favor before another year should come round. Mr. II. said (he rum ol the Gret k cause was not necessarily to he inferred from (he downfall of Missolonghi. On the contrary,1 tuebest possible results ought to be predicted, from the ! courage and desperate valour with which the Greeks had , uefi nued that lottrcss. On the same evening, Mr. Brougham brought for vranl In® long promised motion on the subject of slave- 1 i v in the West Indies, which was to the followin' Cliff I: * I the house bail ohsrived v.itli derii regret that nothing ha.f hecri ilune by the Assemblo-i, ,n cLrj nmrunl, (he relies of b ,,d Ha,hurst's instructions, a nd ol tl.fi wisl.cs of that house, expressed in ,1s resol,,, don of May. 1 n-’.i. touching the condition of the slaves;1 and that the bouse, ear ly in the next session of Parlia ment. will take ir.to its scions consider,.(ion the means! ol carrying the resolution of I;; 2:J into effect.” Mr. Canning, at a late hour, closed the debate, by ' l r,T 11 l,,nmr,r?i,,W :!l1 »»«e arguments which' , , >Vr.n at,,i deprecating any departure from that s -.em ofconciliation which had hitherto been pur -ucd, times* ,i should he met by such a spud of contu maev and resistance by the Colonial Assemblies a*' H»e employment of a more decisive one! I ie bight lion. <>ent!cman repeated hi* former deda-1 ration*, that it was the fixed determination of Cnvi rn ment to eorne to Parliament for powers to <rjV(. |',||| f.p lect to Ks intention*. the nccessi, v^for such • Mep unfortunately octur.—We trn-r, however it -.<ill not. The colonists must see and feel that their own teresf* are Closely identified, in this question, with the I policy of the Parent State, and that whatever may be the supposed or real evils attendant upon acting m cor. ; fortuity with that policy, those that would result from opposition to It, must he infinitely greater. Mr. Hrot.gl.Ws motion was lo7 by a majority of. } SI X11 tVO* ■* J | I r ,:vr’- ,hin? r comparatively quiet and franq-iil a mong f„e rr.a on fun Mirers, and it is not unlikely that the 7T7, 7 r,7r l,;,vc bern considerably exaggerated. X letter from Manchester, iXIav If; *a\*" b “I scare ly m < I -ay that alljs quiet'herc, though ac i r o.g o aw liter in a certain Sunday paper, the people of this (own are almost upon the point of breaking out m.o opeu rebellion. fbe walls, he sars, arc covered • * » 'V^VV1 ,r*c«,r,P*'«n% amongst whir l, are predmni oant. vNr. (.urn ,aw,’—‘Hread or blood.’ I said some in,. .• ", i it tli're were no political inscriptions on be walls, nod I now repeat it. Hut really there appears ’ , ' ''‘ 'i of reruns who delight m (|.0 invention • od propagation o| falsehood, and whosit down to wri»e I lies with a* imiel, zest as a glutton eats his turtle -oim, ! or' 1 hoy enjoys hi* holiday.” ** ho Pope !'■*' issuer! a new hull against all secret so- ' , ’ :'r"1 particularly against the Freemasons. In order to assist the Silk Trade, many of ihecandi- j * • 7 t ' 77*7* at <,,f! a( preaching election, have! u 0 - rihnfe silk handkerchief* among their supporters. Should this become general, »t will occa sion (he expenditure of several hundred thousand pounds in this branch alone. [(tluhr. Brussels papers of the lUth May, announce that I.onl Cochrane has left that capital on his way Greece. A Geneva paper says it is proposed to send a Swiss i colony to Greece. There is a strong opposition in the House of Lords ; against the importation of foreign grain. At its head arc the Dukes ,il York, Beaufort and .Northumberland, and the Murquiascs of Salisbury and Hertford. MARK RTS. Liiv r.ni’ooi., 2 lib May, 1C26. Business generally has improved, and for many of the principal articles ot product, the demand lias become ' muck more tegular and extensive, with every prospect 1 of a continuance. A good deal of business has been done in Wheat bond ed prev ions to the 2.1 instant, as free, under the acts now passing, at (>•> a Os Gd per 70 lbs.: but for parcels now landing -Is (id a ns is asked. t he price ot flour is utnni ual. The demand for Tobacco is limited to the supply of the immediate wants < the trade. Sales have been made, in some instances, a shade below quotations, and holders appear willing to sell, low as pi ices are. The demand tor Cotton all last weeic was extensive: (he market was attended by dealers and consumers. The total sales were, IS,000 bags—of which fJUtK) Ame rican, HUM Lgy j.tian, ami bOfl Bia/ils. were on specu lation.- For export, little was done; yet some extensive orders arc in town for Brazils, of which the quantity offering in bond, is very limited. In prices an advance of \ per Ih. generally was obtained. Thu arrivals in the last few days have been rather considerable: hut have hail no effect on the market. The sales from Sa turday to yesterday inclusive, amount to about b,000 bags, at very full prices for Uplands, (of u Inch there is | little offering.) and other American Colton, and rather I higher for Bri/.ils, which is all in favor of good qualities ; of Uplands. I am, d'-ar sir, yont obedient servant. TflOrf. WRIGHT WATSON. Import ofcotton, week ending* 20th Mar. 1 l bags —.Sales of Sea Islands, «io. 86 bags at Rla'lUj, (Means, • lo. 2.565 bags at f,S a b.j; Alabama and Mobile, do. |!:7° bags at tl a 7j; l phnds, 7111 bags at 0 a 7, and 7 27 at 7i a 74 I'lour, 25 a .7-1-. » er hbl. j Tobacco, Virginia leaf,ordinary sound, 2-1 a 3 per lb.; j Middling, 34 a -1; good line, 4i a 7 and 74; Stemmed, 3 j a 7 and 74; Kentucky leaf 24 a 1; stemmed, 1 a 5. ADDITIONAL NEWS, Tlie House of Commons adjourned, on the 19th to (lie j -26th, May, to allow the I louse of Lords to finish the bu |'iness before them. It was expected Parliament would be prorogued outlie 27tli, and immediately after dis I solved. I be latest Paris papers and letters received in Lon* bin, spoke very o inli.lently ot an intention on (lie part of [lie* 1 renrh Ministers to re-establish a censorship of the Press. This project, it is asserted, is forced upon (bem by (be congregation or association of the Jesuits who had been repeatedly foiled in their attacks on the I Journals, in the Courts of Law. i be king ot England has given out of his privy purse upwards of OU)()0 towards the relief of the distressed weavers in the various places. AVvW.t and TarAcy.— W'c find in the Journal des Dobats ot a late date, an article respecting the relation between Russia and Turkey, which if true, appears of j considerable interest at the present moment. That ar ticle states that M. de iMinziacky, the Russian Ainbas sador at Constantinople, bad rccentllv delivered a note to (lie Ministers of the Porte, which seemed dictated br ibe energetic M. Strogonotr, the former Ambassador, and wbicli did uot limit its demands to the evacuation of the provinces on the Danube. That note is said to demand—1st. The liberation of the Survian denudes and the repression of the abuses of which they complain. 2n. I be restoration of the power conceded to Russia b\ the treaty of 1 < <9, to grant letters of protection to cer (ain Greeks of the Moron, and of the Islands. .5. The I fud exercise-of the right of protection lo (he Greek worship stipulated for in the treaty of Jassny in 179! jar.d in that of Bucharest in 1CJ2, (these conventions "““"S snaineiuiiy violated by tlU; muidcr of the I atriarch, and tiie massacre of t!ie (7reek Clergy;) and l. riie restoration of the fortresses on the I’hasis. The Journal ties Del mis adds, that neither the Porte itself i nor the Ambassadors oi its Christian allies were prepa red for this ultimatum. The latter, -accordingly, des patched couriers to their respective courts, soliciting instructions how to act on this * udden emergency. The answer was, that they should use all their endeavours j to induce the Porte to agree to the Russian demands i 'v,.“1"n 11,0 ,,mc ‘•pecificd for the termination of an ami : cahle arrangement, which was to be the 20th May._ | * he chief minister of the Porte had, when the account ; is said to have come away, given no answer to these de mands, nor even shown any indielation of the resolution winch Ins government intended (o adopt. From the Courier Frnucitis. P.xnis, May ](*.—“Kvcry thing indicates (lint h.rsiili ties are on the poii t of commencing between Russia and the Porte. ‘•A private letter from Augsburg, of May says, ‘ l,al al *l,e (!ate of ‘he latest uews from Constantino pie, the Porte had not officially answered M. dc Min/.i acky, hut the first veibal answer of the Reis R/fendi was Known, and its tenor shews that the Ottoman Min istry is not destitute of address. r ‘s ‘hat the Kmperer Nicholas docs not con 0,|i,<1 in l,,s ( Itimatum the question or the Creek rebels w.th the Porte; that it learns with pleasure that the in tervention of other Cahinets whic h for these five crus had served only to fetter the negotiations with Russia has at tength ceased; that the Porte, however had ful ■ ,o !.,fc"|,r* respecting Moldavia and U'nlJachia, °’000 1 °l,co Guards cannot be called a militate occu pation; that tho Porlc consequently hoped that Russia mi its part would no longer delay (ogive up to the Turks the fortresses of Hcssarabia, the restitution of which was stipulated by the peace of It; I 2. ‘.It is not doubled that as soon as this nswer is known p ‘ ,?,C^ M,r?’ 11 w,,l <«» an order to pass (he I ruth: the 1 one seems to expect this, for a firman has '(‘re sc. , n H* }<rlV ' ?,Vingf °r<lers ,n I’r"vi*ion the for tsses on tlie Danube tor six months. The ‘20th o( -M .y is generally assigned as the day when the Russian troops will enter (he principalities. KARL OP MISSOCONGfll. -oNi.oN, May I I.—Despatches were received on Monday morning at tho Colonial M.fico, from Major .rnecal the Hun. i'redciick Ponsonbv. the Lord flwh f ommissionor pro tempore, in the Ionian Islands, an nonnemg that the fate of the long deputed fortress of Missolongbi. was dually decided on the night of the 22d and J.,d ultimo. It appears tl.il the gar. ison, having become desperate . '* , '• I rr -Admiral Miauhs. to throw s.ipplien mlo the town, determined In retire from the place. A orhe was accordingly ma,|e by boo men. under tw< Chieftains, with (be hope to gain one of the batteries upon the sea shore, which was defended by a large body of Arabs; anil the town was partially set fire loin o?x;:£:,'th ,1,c vi™of tu^«» It was Imped, that by this attar-k. a way would he Toned for the remainder of the garrison; hut this plan had been foresee.,, |,» ,|10 Turks, and thnr pojj trongly remforeeJ, that, after attempting in rain to [°™a hS -C5,rr*inS 0,0 »«««* «he body, red ) the two Chieftains do poised, and endeavoured t, save themselves by gaining the mountains. d I hey then poured into the town and put to the sword made all prisoners who opposed them. I hr loss sustained by (he Turks on this occasion ,s not reported; but thc obstinacy of the conflict II* V! 3000 Greeks perished in that town and at the foot of! the mountain, only 150 arc reported to have been taken Mne Of the women and children, a considerable number are said to have destroyed themselves™* 13* X!T* '"H al"'V<! 3000 ,'”c -n. The ahnn created by their dispersion was quickly tnrnumcate.i to those who were to follow onU.Vi.a-! y.artlous entcrpiize, who uow abandoned tbqjr trusts and sought shelter in small numbers in the most tenable I P aces in the neighborhood of the town. ].. the midst u,c confusion the Tuikish troops rushed on from the sea an,I land side, and tools |>osscssion of the fortifica tious, to which, ns a signal of victory, they set fire. ... From the. London Times, May 17. c perceive that the fall of Misnoluiidu has excited some uneasiness among the friends of Greece for the ultimate condition of that long suffering and interesting country. In making known the above unfortunate e\cnt on Monday last, we thought it right to add, that the final issue ol the war was not likely, iu our judg ment to depend on any relative supci ioritv. attainable through military successes, by the Turkish Govern meni over the Greek nation, and such i* our conviction still. The readers of the Times may rely upon the informa tion conveyed to them, and repelled, in former numbers ol this journal, on the authority of our torcign corrcs pondents, as to the nature and political results of his Grace the Duke ol U ellmgton’s embassv to the Cumt r I ; 1 mtersburg. On that subject, we distinctly sla ted, that the Duke only failed where failure was mevi talne, in the dibits which he uasolliciallv compelled to make, fur preventing, if such a thing were possible, a contest between the Russian empire and the Porte, on points not immediately connected with the war now raging between the Greeks and the latter power. Respecting Greece, however, the Duke succeeded | m a manner the most absolute and complete. The in ! ‘Impendence «t Greece was secured bv his representa tion to the Russian Cabinet. Her release from Yur i ko was n„t left contingent on the precarious issue «l tier own military rcsonrccs and exertions. Her for tresses might hecaptuird, and her btavetnen slatigh, ! tcred, :m I legions of A.ubs might overrun the fields of ,c i'lo,ca. bul •he resolution was announced l,v i'.n |g.and, and Russia concurred in it unequivocally,* that , Greece should no longer exist as a slave to the Turks, j therefore, the* friends of general liber tv dismiss tlicir cirs for (lie ic^ult of this sanguinary conduct—(ireeee ; will ere lung be free : and instead of the fiiture being I ,UIUUIU more uonoitui Oy I lie tall of the foitross ,c ! c9m,.v captured,—an event calamitous only for the in nocent blood which it has cost,—we ate inclined to j mink that the moment of liberation to the Giciks uill , he hastened by it rather than retarded. Turkey will j become more insolent and unsparing: England iberc lore must, for the sake of honor and humanity, belhoie prompt m the development of her police, and more vi I gorous and pcrem( lory in its enforcement. If, indeed, we have allowed that the point o»' the late negotiation which miscarried, was one which no address or talent o-mhl then have secured-so we are bound to expross i mu icglet that the object which lias been attained with Russia by negotiation lias not been more energetically ! followed up and realized in favor of Greece by our ili | plomatic agents at Constantinople. Though the end ; will be the same, a fiightful mass of intermediate sorter | mg lias already flowed from the vain attempt to apply toe instrument of icasimii.g, where cawnou balls only i were likely to obtain :i hearing*. I LivEiirooi., Wednesday noon, May 21. 1 !.c London morning papers of yesterday have just | arrived, but .Ley do not contain any intelligence of in I wwest. I he Trench papers leceivcd on Monday ni"dit em-.tam further details of the taking of Missel.,ngbi?— , ‘u.gl.sii I arJ.ament will bedissolvcd about todays. here was a ta.r business done in Cotton yesterday. I rade is reviving at Manchester. J ii * * S’i L» the Hritish I louse of Commons, on be • ••tli ult. the ‘•Importation of Corn Hill” and the W archotise Corn Uill" were Head a third time and passed. In the House of Louis, on the ICth, a petition was presented from various land holders against the moo sores before I a,hamr.it on the subject of the Corn Maws. A debate arose on the petition. The Tori of Liverpool ...reverting to the above bills said they were only to he considered as temporary measures. ’ I he Marl of iHabucshury rose, to observe, that he wished the disclaimer of the Noble Earl (Liverpool', had j gone fait her on the present measures, fie meant, that 'bought it -honld go to the point that the duty of l“s mm- proposed was not to have any bearing on the de«i sum of the »eneral question. I he Earl of Livei pool said, he bad no objection t-o do so. W hen the duty of 12s. was laid on the corn now m bond, and the same amount was imposed on any corn to be imported under (hose measures, it was never meant by that to decide, that the sum of 12s. was to be the ! permanent duty, nor that if Parliament came to a deci sion, that the imposition of the duty was the proper! eom,e to lie adopted, that that or am other sum was deli tied by them. lie would have a more proper oppor tunity ol giving bis opinion when the Hills came no irom 'be otner House, and if they came np (bis week, ue woni , fix I uesdny tor the second l eadin'*-. I lie above Com Hills passed their first rolling in the I louse of Lords. 'These resolul ions give to Mmisteis r r£ i‘,|,niuil'R"SUO.OOO qua, tins of foreign grain -(-MCtM OO bushels) they fixing the roam pfief and | the rale of duty. —■——— •-—- _ • »or£Eswj:c occuiinEurcss^ JB»•'FEli.SON MEETING. Agreeably lo an invitation from Hie Major, a num ter oi I be ( iti/.ens of I.ynchburg Convened at the franklin I Intel, on Tuesday evening, June 20, 1112*5. lo consider (lie best niepns of co operating with thwir ti lkov-citi/eiis of other places in contiibuting lo the iUii of i hotncis JelTorsoM: ./;Vm ^h Dnmtly Ksy. (Mayor,) was called to 1 lie inn, ami Hit hard //. 7W<*r, was appointed Secre fnry. *^>* ^ Ittylor, then offered the subjoined pro- ' amble and resolutions; which were seconded by Mr. j ’ / "r ff'tyriton, and enforced in glowing appeals to (tie gratitude and patriotism of the meeting bv that gentleman and Mr. Ccm^r IV. JVW*o/i. When the.1 latter ge.ntleman had concluded his remarks, the pre : amide and resolutions were unanimously adopted: the citizens of Lynchburg here assembled, will not do oiflier tlicir fc 1 lotv citizens or tTiemselves flie mjns t.ce of supposing that it is necessary upon (his occasion, To establish the claims of Mr. Jefferson, upon his conn- ' hymen for assistance, by a detail of his services. The I history *>f (hose services occupies a distinguished place 1 Upon every page of the annals of our country, and the j acknowledgment of those claims is indelibly improved , upon t he heart of every American. To induce them to' unite with their fellow-citizens l throughout the L’ninn, in measures for his relief, it is; sufficient for them to know. It,at at the < lo*e of a long I * irn.c ntigablv devoted (o (he service of his country I and oi mankind, the venerable authnr of the iVelara ' lion Ol Independence is involved in peouniary diflicul ! lies and to satisfy the just claims of his creditors, in danger of being deprived of the mesns of comfortable I i i eiu r and driven from a home rendered .dear to uime.i and •- <crcd loliis countrymen by (be most infer- 1 oMing a<-sociations. / . y,J.„r% Hriotrcd, That subscription papers be oy ned in this town, for raising funds for the relief of more il 7V’n’ !’« being allowed to subscribe more than live dollars. 2. That a commit !ee of twelve be appoint- ! j 7,7 ,,,m s,x 8,'nl1 constitute a quorum, to rVtwrtve | |7, 'P ,1,,B f,mn ar,H »hs vicinity, and who _ i 1V0 I'0"'’1 to appropriate the monies arising from I mch subscript ions to the relief of Mr. Jefferson, in such j ,nrr; 7 * l(T,n in tlicir discretion shall appear Lest I ' 7" » r 1° r°mo,c of this meeting. i I hat the said committee shall be autho j 77 i. ° °pcn a .corr®spondence with such persons in the 1 ' ' oootirs and towns, as they may think proper, 1 • m, if q icst (hoir co operation in effooting llie object of ih i if cling. And also, to correspond with similar I ,ice, ,n other places tor the purpose of concerting ; ,r' !r,,’nns of effectuating the object thev muluallv nave in view. I ue following gentlemen were named (be committee nnder the .^cond resolution: Fortunatus Sydnor. Jesse W ITnrn*„n, Samuel Flaytor, George W. Nelson, Da \v I*,' i'l,,"clJ’Jo,,n U aJkcr, John G. Meem, John ■ HagweH J .br, Victor, Fordyce F. Howcn, John M. Otry, and Abram R. North. f the namc of u,c M^or was added to the 1 Hie proceedings of this meeting were then directed to be inserted in tbc “7 irginian-,v and tlie meeting au journed. ° AT.HON McDANIEL, C\airnvj/r, HiriiAUo It. Toi.eii, Sec'ry. At a meeting of the ^uS^f Norfolk County, held at the t onrt House on i hursday the .»_>d day ot June, U-:o, pursuant to public notice, for the purpose of co operating with tho citizens of Richmond ami other pails this Stale, to relieve the pecuniary distresses of I mom\s JcrrrnsON—On motion of Conway White £'1'„?lor.dcC*i Cooke *va* called to the Chair and John IN . INIurdaugh, appointed Secretary. I he Secretary tend a communication from the cor respond mg committee of tho city of Richmond—Where upon Central Robert U. Taylor arise, and after seme* very appropriate and feeling remarks, conveyed in Ins happiest style ot eloquence, ottered the following preamlile and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: J l he citizens of Norfolk C ounly now assembled, psr jiicipatein the sentiments which a knowledge of Mr. j Jctlerson’s pecuniary ctnbairassrnents has elicited j throughout the nation. They have heard with grief that stier exhausting the enterprise of his youth and the vigor of his tnauhoid, in executing Ihe'tnost deli cate and elevated ti lists which the nation could confer | upon him, the tranquility of his retirement and the cn j i oy men is of his old age, are invaded by the Unportuni ' "Jr® , Pecuniary necessity. Their regret is augment J ei. hv knowing that these necessities have been produ ced by the cxclusivo application of his time to the I r*CCr:W of ‘,,e S,a,c’ ani1 hS » generous and open hearted hospitality , graduated by tlie scale of his pub J»c elevation rather Ilian lu* private fortune. The cohl and vulgar impulses of mere policy would suggest (ho , obligation of relieving embarrassments thus produced, j * *'“ uitizens of Norfolk County, however, disclaim Sircli motives, and esteem it a piecimis privilege hv , eoiitiihuting towards the relief of Mr. Jefferson to j testify their sense of his lung and distinguished setvi , CCS. lh solvedl/ienfort. That subscription papers be • opened in tins County, for raising fund, fol- (|le re^.f I °* Jefferson, and in order that all who may be dis : posed to contribute should do so, that the subscription be j limited to sy*. 1 | That a commit lee of 2-1 be appointed any one of I """5,1,211 J12 authorized to receive subscriptions of the county of Norfolk, and the said committee, or seven of t iem, shall have the power to appropriate the monies ai ismg • iom these subscriptions, to the reiiefof Mr. Jef ferson, as to them in their discretion, shall appear best calculated to promote the object of this meeting. J hat tlie Committee be named by the ( hair ° f Cfh?|p Jj**" appointed the following gentlemen: I Robert B.f aylor, Arthur Kinmerson, J<d>„ Thmm> son, Sam I \\ alts John Hodges, BcveiN Bay ton, W ,|. ham W right, Richard Carney, Hich’d Baugh, Wm. B. I Manning, bainueMV. Harper, Israel Foreman, Wm. Cocke, John Biddle, John 1\ ].<%»,, Thomas Talbot, Jesse Newcomb William C. Holt, Cornelius Nash, James Warden, James C. Martin, Nathaniel P. Ta tem, James E. \\ ilsorj. ^ Oa motion, M. Cooke was added to the commit T ... .. M. COOKE, Chairman. J. u . Mur,ivu rsrr, Scc'i i/. A meeting of the citizens of JVbr/olk Borov zh wa» convened at rhe Town Hall on the J3d of June ll^i' U. adopt measures for providing for the pecuniary r * ' l:ct of (heir venerated ftllmr-citizen, Thomas J>FFEit fcON, y J.IHN E IIor.T, was appointed Chairman, and Thu’s (». nnoiiiuroN, Secretary. A communication from a committee of a meeting of lie citizens of Richmond for the same object, inviting • he co-operation of their fellow citizens of Norfolk Bo rough, was read by Ai.rkkt Ai.i.makh, Esq. who there upon submitted the following preamble and resolutions winch were unanimously adopted: The Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk, here assem bled, acknowledging st gratefully the value and im portance of the public services of Thomas J svi’ersux , and participating rno«t sincerely in the sentiments and sympathies, which the present condition of the fortunes of that venerable and illustrious Patriot has elicited throughout this Fnion, are desirous of co-operating with others ot their fellow .citizens, in adopting such mea sures as will effectually relieve his pecuniary embarrass rnents arul cheer bis declining years, with the soothin'” assurance that the people, to whose happiness the labots ot his whole life have been so ably, faithfully and gem viously devoted, arc ready to unite,* with one heart, in tendering him the spontaneous offeringsof their °T'i titude. ° / hcrcfnve Tiesoh'frts Tl.at subscription pnpors be opem.d in this Borough !or rawu.g funds for the relief of Thomas .Ikkkkmsox am! that the contribution of na one r.eison -diall exet ed five dollars. That a committee of twenty-four, of whom the Mavor shrill he chairman, be appointed, who may severally re* ceivesubscriptions, ami any five of whom shall be* au thorized to appropriate the finals which may be raised to the purpose for which they are designed, in such man ner-ns, in their judgment may seem best. That the said Committee tie appointed bv the Chair man of this Meeting. U hereupon, the following gentlemen were nominaN ed by (lie Chair: Thomas Newton, Thoma* XVilRamson J’lnlip Barrand, Tho’s G. Broughton, Robert It. Taylor, Alexander Jordan, Miles King, Rcnjam.n Pollard, George I-ovaII, Philip R. Tabb, XVilliam It. I -ainb, Alex’r Tunslall, Robert It. Stark, (files B. Cooke. R. XV. Pryor, George T. Kennofj. Robert B. Steed, Caleb Bonsai, Stephen XVright, John Tabb. John Capron. John R. Triplett. Albert Allnrand. On motion, John K. Holt, Mayer, Vix8 added n, thd cornmittee. JOHN F-. HOLT, Chub ma>\ I no s G. Bnovon rc»s, Secretary. t , t runt the Jlnleigh Registry, .is lining. XX e understand f.mn a correspondent in Moke- rmn.ry, that on tha fill. in*!. the dwelling house i f My. H ,/ltam Cnnngt.m whs stuick by uiuK and to taHy consumed by lire, together with* his Tobacco Srru. inery noil Smoke-lH>u«e. The whole of their content* were destroyed except l!„ee br. ls and a dusk containing his per*, but not even a change of clothing for any of tlm family was saved. Among other valuable articles Jo*:, wi ,c 1600 wt. Tobacco,500 Gallons Olo Brandy, a qua,. t,ty of Cotton, Arc.— boss estimated at 5000 dollais_ A small daughter of Mr. Covington, through b ar ran into the 51e,mnerj', before it had taken fire and concealed he, sell ,,, a hogshead, vv here slio was accidentally discnvrfi and extricated at so late a period, that the adventmrrs e-lnlnes tpnk fire as he brought her out. Providential! v there was not a member of the numerops family lost or materially injured-lhe eldest son having also receive** slight shock from the electric flash. -o f j . r. .. / rom the Calnuha Struma/. Tlighten)/ Rnhhrry.—XVe loam that Mr. Charles II ur, tax collector forVoik District, S. C. was waylaid about 11 m.les below Yorkville, on Sunday morning, the 3,1 j„ smut, and robbed of seven thousand dollars, which he was com rying to Columbia to depnsite In tlie treasury. |fe was attacked by three white men, with their faces black ened, who first fired at him and wounded kirn severely in the arm, then knocked him off his horse and robbed him._ His money was enclosed in a belt, which was fanned around b,s body —the robber* tore upon his -Jotbes tor-et • t it, and in rutting it afT they made several deep garflie. m l' V ’* "!*° sta,P,i ,hat two 'hree of his ,1b, ' TP|>?,‘,S arp * contradictory, that ■» is difficult to ascertain all the facts. twil’ofLur‘ hr S'V2r" ,he robbp,y n" »'-rrc individuq’s, ,T r fnr T °fl>rchcitdr.l. One Of them has informed ” rMPec«a,’,p characlrr, a„c*will, we are at tins tin ' i ' f fo Provp nn alibi; we thciefore forbear, at tms time, to mention names. is aVjvnrb*] ,11 "g f;"Z€Up »1a»«*9 R'af ^r- f«««c I-efller •» or kMi£r*ssxt the next eTfQtfon; ami that " UV. “ wmxnlinou* votcof that county fOb'* .