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It is one which Ï shall tell in sadness, notin
wrath, which you will hear with feelings
swelled by botu. Listen to my words, and
if while I speak, your voice should break
forth in curses upon injury and ingratitude,
remember that I curse not, but furgive.—
You ask what has made me an exile for life,
and a tenant of this wild spot; my answer
is, the ingratitude of others, and my own just
pride. Could I have tamed my own high
spirit, to bear insulting pity and scornful
charity, I would neve? have forsaken the
haunts of men, but I prefer the savage inde
pendence of a mountain hunter, to the pol- ;
ished servitude of a courtly parasite. You
will understand the reason of my exile from
the events of my life : |
" Young stranger, you see before you one
whose fame was sounded tar and wide across
the fields of America; one whose banners ,
vorn- fathers followed to battle forty vears
ago; one who afterwards presided in the !
councils of your nation, and whose head was
' • •
What boots it j
...,. .... o
His wealth and his 'influence j
roiigly ■
ueb a
1 cm- ,
v and )
it ties
raised high among the great ones of the
In the tenant of this wretched hut,
you behold a man of lofty ancestry, and once
princely fortune : thc last of a time-honored :
family, on which thc cloud ot misfortune has
settled darkly and forever. -
that 1 should tell you that years and years !
ago, long ere the freedom of America was j
yet in embryo, the name which I bear was I
made famous by my ancestors on fields j
where thc British Lion waved bloodily and;
triumphantly—that the war cry of our fain- ;
il y was the loudest in conflict, and its flag !
foremost in the charge of the brave? To the :
young and untamed spirit, such recollections ;
are like the rays of morning which herald a j 1
glorious and shilling day; hut on the old !
and withered heart they fall like sun-set j
beams, fraught with memory but not with ;
expectation. But to my story :
My father left his F.uropean home fori
America, when America was an appendage .
to Britain.
descended tome. I was in the prime of my j
days when the aggressions and tyrannies of in
the English ministry gave birth to the rev
olution of the colonies. Although my inher
Stance placed me high in the aristocracy of I
Britain; and my fortune pleaded str<
against the perils and chances of s
struggle, I did not hesitate a moment,
braced the righteous cause ardently
firmly; and from that instant, ancient ties
were severed, and America was the laud of
I became one of the leaders 1 "
my allegiance.
of her armies. My country was then poor,
and I was rich; the brave men whom I com
niandeil were then suffering for the neces-i- j
ties of life; the treasury was bankrupt, ant) I "
advanced from iny own purse the means of
support to my soldiers, who would other
wise have been compelled to disperse. The
events of the revolutionary contest 1 need I
not relate to yon, for they must be familiar
to every man between thc Mississippi and!
the Atlantic. After its triumphant
ruination, as the fortunes of my country |
were on the increase, my own were on thc
dost I
When the last and !
1 of fate was poured upon me, I
"Ill crowded on ill, and that destiny which !
overturns the haughtiest and the proudest j
of families, decreed that mine should lie I
prostrate in the dust. When the last and !
deadliest vial of fate was poured upon me, j
and the last leaf of mv prosperity hud with
ereil, and not till then , I applied to my coun- \
try, not for charity, but tor the repayment of
a sacred obligation. 1 asked from her abun
dance a return of the money 1 had loaned j
her in her destitution; and how, think you,
was 1 paid? J i
" Sui'fly," saiil I, " with heartfelt gratitude i
and boundless liberality." 1
" With inhuman neglect and with heart-i
less insensibility !" exclaimed thc aged man: i
- '>' e ^presented the nation, !
were nursed in prosnenty. until their hearts |
were heardenea, and they scorned and ne
glected the veteran warrior whohad tramp
led the bravest and the best ot Lngland s j
chivalry to the earth, that their sons might
be free." j
" What," said T, " were not such claims
as yours, which stood on the double founda- ■
tion of justice and gratitude, promptly uc- (
fenowledged and cheerfully cancelled?" . a
"Promptly acknowledged," he replied
with mingled grief and irony, "know
not. that an American Congress is a delibera
tivr body, and that deliberation is never,
prompt? Cheerfully cancelled' know you j
r.ot, that its ruling principle is economy, and »
that economy is never cheerful in parting_
with its ore?" °
" But surely," I interposed, 41 the nation!
was just, unci paid its debts fuUy, if not with j
good will?" ' j
" Listen to the sequel, and marvel at na
tional justice," was the reply:
exhibited my accounts against the govern
ment, there were some trifling item
sufficiently authenticated, and the exami
nation was postponed from time to time; i
more interesting questions arose, on which ,
members displayed their rhetorical abilities;
congress did not choose to lie hurried in its
proceedings; the importunities of «
forlorn, and famished man, were consider
ed as forward obtrusions. I was friendles
and uninfiuential. I could neither lift the
W lit'n i
S not '
aspiring nor prop the falling; my prayer
was as ineffectual as that of the oppressed
Israelites U. the stern Egyptian, and heaven [
did not interpose in my behalf its supernat-.
ural afflictions to force them to their duty—
A winter passed, and left my claims unde-1
sided; another and another rolled away, and j
Still saw' roe neglected. True, I was Tin;g-j
ering out a con .unless old age, obtaining •
subsistence in summer Iron, the game in tue
woods, and inhabiting in winter a miserable
lodging in oncot the narrow alleys ot the na- j
t.onal metropolis. But what ot that? the ;
men who were to canvass my e.la.ms, fared ;
sumptuously and hved in splendor, and felt j
not the wretchedness of justice deterrci,.
Business must take its course, and my claim :
was an uffair of business. One generous |
roan, who had known roe in better circuni- ,
Stances, did nut shrink from my adversity.
He followed me one wintry day from the
hall of the capitol to my obscure retreat in
the metropolis, and with a benevolence that
the proudest heart could not resist, forced
me to his own house, aud gave me the most
honored seat at his own hospitable board.
He would listen to no refusal, so I remained
his guest until spring. If heaven has bless
Ings in store for generous deeds, may the eye
of heaven beam benignly on that generous
jnan I* At last my claims were heard, after
years of anxiety and endurance, during
■which I was once seized by the längs of the
taw, and thrown, in mid-winter, into a pris- |
onat Georgetown, which would have been!
•William H. Crawford, late Secretary of the
'ffiotl, I
my grave, but for the active and warm*
hearted charity of women.f It is about a
month since a pension of a few hundred dol- ;
lars a year was awarded me in lieu of my :
claim for some thousands." !
" How," I exclaimed, " a pension !" then
government has made a profitable bargain, |
for your exhausted frame already leans !
over the grave, and long ere the receipts
of the pension can equal the amount of vour !
claim, the clod will rattle over your coffin."
Little did 1 imagine how soon my prophecy j
was to be fulfilled ' fate had already given ;
the last turn to thc hour-glass of his life, and j
its sands wore nearly wasted." ;
"I came hither yesterday," continued he,
" to take a last look at my mountain-hut, ;
and to prepare for removal a tew family ;
memorials, the only valuables which it | a
contains. 1 have pursued the game to-day ■
for the last time in these wilds: to-mor-|
row, when we descend the mountain, I will j
acquaint you with other particulars in my
. • Will then tell you who I j
And now, good night; we both need re
The morning dawned upon liis lifeless bo-;
I had observed, during his recital, j of
that his frame frequently shook as if Strug !
itement and phys-i
l*aleness and flushes alternate
An un - 1
I w rapped my '
-w iin .st-»* iipor. twt !
. About midnight j
which seemed like ;
Was it the wind j
,, or was it the ag- 1
" of suffering humanity? I listened; it j
s repeated again and again, in tones that
I sprung to I l>c
... ., and entered the other room; the {
hearth-fire was decn> ed, and l vainly stir
red its brands for light. I opened the |
larrow casement; the night was dark urn! ;
sullen, and cloud upon cloud rose in frown- j
inir musses from tin* horizon to thc zenith. !
. , .. . „ 1 1
thc apartment the moans came distinctly , h
mv ear. I groped my wav to thc spot—it,
was indeed the moan of tiiat aged man. I
laid mv hand upon his brow—it was damp;
and cold—I touched his breast—the heart-I _
eventful life, I
dy !
-, -
ling between mental exci
ieal debdity.----•— ■
ly crossed his cheek as his excited feelings di
contended with his languid frame. An un
defined foreboding hung like lead upon mv
heart, as I bade him goi>d night and he enter-1 '
ed the adjoining apartment.
cloak around me and threw myself upon the '
door, but could not sleep, i
1 was startled by a sound wl
the groan of one in pain,
singing through the trees, o
ony of suffering humanity?
struck sluillingly on my heart.
the door
ing masses from the horizon to the
I could sec nothing, but from a corner of
and cold—1 touched his breast—. n
pulse beat faintly and almost imperceptibly.
" Merciful God !" I exclaimed, "he is dy
darkuess, with no
of life which time- '
.ing! here in solitude and
aid to cherish that spark
Iv interference might yet keep burning."'!
" Benevolent stranger," he murimi ed brn-.
ken and faintly, " what aid can arrest the ,
wheel of death, when it rolls over a form ,U
so aired ns mine?
I has
The t„rdy justice
too late,
-- -
in his throat; liaised
.. ami tin- l.ean-brok- !
: 1
My hour has come, and
so lived that I can brave its horrors.
y justice of my country has comej .
and"—His voice ceased; I heard if
the death-rattle rising
him gently in mv arms,
en veteran of the Revolution expired peact
fully upon my bosom '
The storm was yet howling without, ns I
laid the head softly upon its j allow, and ap
vvindow of the hut. " Yes," I
exclaimed, "on such a spot and in such a ! P
scene, does an injured hero die ; nature at ' '
... . . .. a .
laid thc head softly upon its j il low, and ap- 1 c *
preached the window of the hut. " Yes," I t()
exclaimed, "on such a spot and in such a !
scene, does an injured hero die; nature at j , ''
least mourns his death, though cold and self- j
j^h man will learn it without emotion." c*
At last the gray dawn of light speckled thc
horizon, and gradually ascended the cast, j a
ushering in the morrow on which the old ; an
man was to have quitted his rude cabin for 1 w
i better home. lie had, iiwleecl. quitted it. , :
and for ever, for a home where the inenuin ,
of coldness and ingratitude cannot darken s '
the brightness of the blessed; but the mem '; r
orv of his wrongs may vet, in the hour of re- ^
tnbuti,,., be a pointed 'steel in the breast ofi
each and ad ot those, whose neglect traced
on his tailed cheek, the furrows ,.l anguish
ainuLt thoseut time. He iorgave, but hea
ven will pum^h. f
I descended the mountain after a last look 11
at the dead, and stopping at the first habita
tion gave thc necessary orders for his burial;.
and the hero, whose bier should have been !
followed by a nation, was lain in the earth by j 1
a few hireling peasants.—Such isN ATTON • : *
AL GR All Tl'DK ! ' Previously to mv to
you-leaving the cabin, 1 observed on a small i nr
shelf a few books. I opened one that was , <3
old and worn, and on the inner cover I ( ij s .
covered a family escutcheon subscribed with ' r '
these words, " ÀRTHCH ST. CLAIR." Ihe
parting_ :
f A fact. !

Every thing is so tranquil and prosperous in i
ecly mu- 1
inpilT, that
s for a paragraph of any interest
he following anecdote is tl
of con
s at Pans:—On the day
the coronation took place, as the King's tai
lor, Sanctus, who had been sent tor to Rheims ;
.or the purpose ot arranging his Majesty's robes, j
•» emplm ed adjusting the King's mantle, su
some ot the ' yek t holes too small for the j..
'" 0k . .. "R,lm m |.v S i»rrt:nç the j
points ill the breast of the mantle, when i. Ior.1 •
in waiting imagined that the poor sum was about
to inanssinate his Sacred Maiestv, immediately
[ drew his sword, rushed upon the poor knight iifi
the thimble, seized him bv the collar, and would j
no doubt instantly have caused him to make his j
ex.t as "with a hare .bodkin," hut fortiie tiimjy 1
j ndertcru-.ee of his Majesty, who laughed heart
neimstake j
• r)1 , *'.} 1 •' u ' c s ' ol ?' s
^i? ■ ab i,? r«h , m Ïhw' °' v T"** >
dîmmèd ? a « ri^ th tt
j vorth.'mheria d pohtete assis teiLhi 1 nth it ; f
; ^ : a C nJte Ä hc^tîrocÀ 1
; ..J ^ i^.l of a' Hpm- -His Koval
j lint .,' s | 1; , s rather a reputation for nrudena !
■ ' j
: .
| SPAIN.— Madrid, June 1G.— The Gaz. of
, to day contains a decree by which General
Aymeric, Minister of War, is removed from
his post. The portfolio is placed temporal
ily in the hands of the Minister of the Ma
rine, but many are of opinion that M. Cruz;
will be the new Minister. M: Aymeric, at
the same lime loses his offices of Inspector I
General of the Infantry troops and Com-j
mander General of the Hoyalist Volunteers. I
He is nominated Commander General of j
Cadiz; but this is merely a pretext to send r
him to a distance from the capital, as the
French have the authority at Cadiz. It has
been remarked that the affairs of the \Yar
Office are now submitted by the King to M.
| Cruz.
At noon today agitation was noticed a
I mong the royalist volunteers, who flocked
j in crowds to their quarters, where in a few
i minutes they appeared underarms. The
••nation in the
•as proceeding to ea:
t - -,
General of the Infantry troops and Com
mander General of the Royalist Volunteers. !
He is nominated Commander General of!
< I
fermentation augmenting, the shops, coneu ,
houses public establishments, and private
; houses were closed at 3 o'clock. Groups ot
: the lower classes collected in the streets,
! and were harauguedby the Volunteers, who I
with great indignation related to thc "' ,
details of an extensive plot to poison all that
corps. It is certain that a number of men
of one company became suddenly indisposed,
an idea immediately prevailed that they had
been poisoned, but the physicians who visit
ed them unanimously declared that there '
was no sign of poison. 1 hey continue how- ,
ever in thc persuasion that a" attempt has
been made to poison them. I he general
opinion is that they ate unwholesome food
and such as is prohibited by the police. 1 he
news ot this event.having reachedAirtona,
a disturbance took place, in which two con
stitutioilnlists tell victims.
At this moment (6 o clock P. M.) the 1er
mentation continues and increases, but luth- j
erto no excess has been committed. It is I
said that a parley has been opened with the ,
Government, and its issue will determine
the ulterior conduct of the volunteers. Noth-|
ing can present a more lamentable picture J
of terror and desolation than t!ie Spanish
Capital. '
Three of thc Body Guards have been ar- 1
reste*.! at Aranjucz at the moment when, 1
isguiscd in plain clothes, they were endeav
ouring to sieze forcibly some dispatches I
to the post by one oi his servants. The Am- '
hassador immediately dispatched an extra
ordinary courier to communicate to Ids |
Court this event, which cannot fail to aug- !
ment the unfriendly feeling which already ;
prevails between our Cabinet and that of
Lisbon. All thc members of the diplomatic ;
Body enter so deeply into this scandalous j f
affair, that it set ms impossible that it should !
l>c hushed up. Many inquire whether this '
event has not some connexion with the treat- i
'ment which the Ambassador meets with
from the infants of Portugal at thc Court of
Madrid. j
- !
Thc f( , 1iolviul . ,. xtro ct of a letter, given
some particular, of the late mis,inderstanU
h be { wefen the French at Cadiz, and the
' ' ' ■
( June -1.
_ ^ 1C British trigate Active, lion, captain
, „ ,
g.ers, with the 1'orU.gnese Minister, who
went to make peace v. itb the He) , which he

which the Portuguese Ambassadorial! sent
Rndnev, arrived here on the ha i, houi Ai
vfleeted b\ paying .
\\ lieu the Active arrived in the l,av of
v-adiz, s.ie
,U T 10
i French brig of
he month of the !
quarantine laws—the
iirate replied, that as he
. _ Spanish port, he would
no flag but that of the Spanish mi- "
mituai Board of Health was then
1.1 i . I . . .1 , ;
immediately despatched to put the usual
<i««st.o»s to the frigate, v.lien they were
mioroiedth.it she had come from A.giers— '
1 hough having remained at C. loraltar seven
the same time producing a
was hailed b}
which is stationed a
force the
f the fr
was coniii
into ;
. LO
,on *
P rilt, T
c * ean c * health, } et a questio:
t() t ' lc i ,ro ] ,; îct >' , r a p m ' ttt f *
1C * *^ n extraerdnur;. IvLird r.t Health
'' sst - ,,n bR , 'l 3 o clocto decide this nupor
l * 1L ' comniander-in
c* iel oi the r rencu fori es. 1 he r reach in
Merest at the Board, was against her being
a d*pitted, un l^ss she passed her ii^ual (piur
an - im '> *' iJt felt so pi
w * lön t ie '' Wvrtf »donned that the British ;
: o,n,n ' l " , ' tl ' "': mUI ,,,lt "''.knowltoge the ,
, lc ", c ! 1 , 1 1,1 l * u '7 !l ''' Vl,tt 'd that sue ■'j
s ' 1<Jl| ld he allowed pratique. Her boats were
'; r »'^-qiiently perimHed to come on shore on
^ lU,, K l . v ,,,orn|,, I5 about seven o chick, alter
'-tanung . I hours in ;; ,,an,m,,,e groniid '
( 1 V L ' r Vcd , ff {"'id i ,£ >
' 1 ''. u »
S C M ' ■ ■
f , ! mi b u.)o,it m\ui oii-k., 1,1 !
11 H> , l!1 t -'° quarantine greuni., to .
wa,t the arrival ot the hcaltli ofticers; ihe
l ''c explanation took place, and the
boat belonging to the commanding olliccr of
1 .* ^ ct ' x c blW bereuter the bay, he manned
* ns anc ^ v, ' CIi . t alongside ot the packet, '
to know what assistance he could render her, !
nr » slie required any, at the same time
<3 ^ er ' ll S t0 0,1 shore immediately the i
mails, and to provide her with suc h ne cessa •
r ' cs s ^ e ni ' ! o^R stand in need of. When
Ihe captain of the French brig saw the Ac
tive's nout alongside the packet, he sent an J
impertinent message to know " who had the
temerity to board the packet without his or
l he answer was, that the command-!
•.rose :
ing officer of his Britannic Majesty's friga
Active, agreeably to, und in conformity wii
ith 1
Admiralty orders, dared to board his Ma
jesty's packet, and would every other king
lish vessel vvliicii should enter tlie bay of !
Cadiz during her
should cr should not be agreeable to the i
Frcncll cmimander. '
'i'fle French took offence, and they now 1
sav thty will put up no longer with such in
su |ts, but that their orders must be implicit
j.. 0 |, CVC( g
Active lezvts «il» to-morrow for her !
dc!,t " lrttu »"- _
GREECE.—The following, from the '
Frankfort Journal, gives a detailed account
of the latest transactions of which we have '
any certain advices:—" The Austrian Ob- ;
server, and the Oriental Spectator, eagerly
endeavour to exalt the successes of Ibrahim !
Pacha, and to paint in gloomy colours the j
'>f confusion, which, according to them, ;
> , , ,eva l ls in tUe • More «- U appears, however,
tta "* thL ' wffairs^ot the Greeks have takenof
; f ' Ulte a f"VOurab c turn since the momenta- !
1 % P an ' c t>ccas.o,K'd by taking Navarino. :
1 hcrB ,u ' s bccn a km ' 1 ,l! revolution in tlm !
! government, and in the army, Conduriotis,
j and Mnvvocnrduto have lost their power; |
. and Colocntroni is the recognized chief oi ;
the Moreots. The Homeliot troops, or!
those of continental Greece, will be sent'
home to combat Redschid Pacha and block-j
ude Negropout, Ute Turkish garrison of
which make incursions into Beotia. !
The Moreots, who would not fight under
General Conduriottis, now rise in the mass, j
I and swear to perish rather than tobe denriv- j
ed of the independence they have enjoy ed
I for three years. Thus the disaster will j
j be productive of renewed energy, and if j
r the Senate of Napoli di Romania has decid-1
ed upon treating with the Greeks, it can on- i
lv be to gain time in order to organize its .
defence, or perhaps to disunite the Turkish !
generals from Ibrahim Pacha. Many most !
heroic deeds are related of the Greeks. It |
was the superiority ot the Turkish artillery |
and the capture of a battery in the isle of
Sphagia, wldch decided the surrender of
Navanno. The Austrians have taken ad
v there, whether it
— - ,....ww.v....... i
ed of the independence they have enjoyed ,
! for three years. Thus the disaster will <
be productive of renewed energy, and if j
I v mtüC-p of tills moment to rcqOlre indcmiu- .
, injuries thev pretend to have suffer- ]
, (; r eck corsairs. For Russia they t
emand similar idemnitics."
The Trieste Observer of the 28th of June, I
I - following article "At the mo
, n en l ot - t i lc surrender of Navarino, the Cap
Greek vessel which was in the
wuul ,i n()t yield to the Mussui- '
P • hlul t | H . cml rugê to traverse thc line
> tillll vessels, and succeeded •» > i.
° sea; but the brave man was J
' *»', P ^ llis ,,,. cw perished by |
, ' sh( , t . phe number of Egyptian j
v( . sst .js burned by Admiral Miauly
,,ot five, as was at liest supposed. 1 1
, di to K-tters from Z.intc, dated June |
r J| )ort ,,f Cil „nou at Missolonghi and
Ai ; atolico ' js distinctly heard. These two I
tortresses | 10 wever, have abundant stores, !
are vaïieiitlv tloiemleil, and occasion no unx
j .■ _
I hrar i amation 0 f
, Extract of an effirui fit wlammtim oj uu
unth k • ^
"Thanks tn God! 1 he enemy s fleet.,
J that made its appearance oft C.ijjc d Oro, UII
threatened to attac k the Islands ot Hydra and j
' Spczzia, that thc Government thought it ne (
1 cessary to order the troops that were at,
Napoli di Romania to be sent there, in order j
t0 defend this bulwark of our independence' to
I The aforesaid fleet, consisting ot 100 sail,
men of war and transports, and
' which was carrying troops and all kinds ot
war ammunition and provisions, in order to °f
| effect the ruin of Greece has been com
! pletely defeated by our brave sailors off
; Cape d'Oro and Andros, between the twen
tv-first of May, O. S. The proud Captain .
; pacha succeeded with much difficulty in ef-1
j f ( > c ting his escape with only *7 ships, still
! followed l>V the second division of thc Greek l .!
' fleet under Sachtury.
i The Admirals ship which was thc largest
amongst the enemy's fleet, was burnt; but the )
Captain Pacha was not found on board, he
j knowing by experience that the Greeks at
! tacked eencrallv the ship cm board ot which
he was. Auotjier frigate, of a smaller di
mcasion has also been burnt in the engage^'
mci.t: and se.eral other men-ot-war having
been dispersed and chased by the Greeks,
ran ashore on thc island» of Svra and Tyros. P
A great number of transports had been cap
p lvc ,] an ^ brought into the islands of Hvdra
and Spezxia. The Admiral Miaulis, inform
e( , at ' M(lUs of the glorious engagement of
^achtury hastened to the spot in pursuit of
the rest of the enemy's fleet, which it was
fully anticipated would have met the same
-, • ei . n
I ' 0,r, - n 1 V"* " f Inlf Higcnro.
It unis estimated that not less than aO.OOU b
" ml ^'vsoleott.m w-ere imported mto aver,:
mm th " states. Bras.i and TorUigal, be-
; tween the 1-tli. an l loin, ot J'i
Ml , Canning had agai
k „a, 0
' 1<tm , Cochran is said, in several of the papers,
to have some intention of going to the assisumcc
,,fthe Greeks.
I he lust ad vires fr
experienced a severe
Accounts from Nlutlrid to the 25th. June, speak
of arrangements going cm in the ports of Spain, for
the purpose ot reinforcing Havana, andutibiaing
succour to the rovahsts in Fern,
■'j 1 ^ • ' JJ- ", ' ''"'.P
j'' rrrol , ni j a g.. i,,...,... sie-ns ol' vviun-r
suMu -balls'ut vncU other 'iu«l shivviiu«* froi »
, r ' |,^, L . rrcs ^ oi -. UI1S ,. t 0 *,.'m,. li. .. 1 ° ' '
' A giantess, a ,.alive ' of Swaziland, aged 23
> vara, li Feet d Inel.es Ingl., ami weighing .550
wxl.iÎMtesU in Greenock.
■ A1 ' tV ' articles of llaliau news relate to the
movements of the Austrian, NV»politan, an* l !
other ro\al andnobk- personages in that rmintrv.
rhe Neapolitans are 'desirous of making un effort I
to free themselves from their annual tribute to the ! of
iwrbmy powers. |
The Austrian army in Naples, is to be reduced j
' to 1J,000 men. ^ he
! Ihe wile of («en. I .uvahtte, whose escape j
made so much noise some years since, is still in a j
i private mad house at Mont Matrc. Her only
paroxysms are when she beholds lier lmshaml—
ennduet is then outrageous. She is about
y.earsot age, and all means have been used
J 0 »* h'-r recovuy, nut without etket. Her Juts
has bet-a again ri ci iyed into favour, and is
,MAV en 'I , ' (, > ' d in the king's household.
A crocaddc, measuring lft feet from head to
tail, was killed at lîarycore, in thc Bast Indies,
short time since. It had committed great hav
the hanks of the river, and in the stomach
i dog, a cat, and a j
les several rings and othe r f
the nati
F.gv pt, stated that the
making frightful ravages in that
A severe storm of hail and snow was experi
c,, c<'l at 1>i illield, on the 5th. of July, so much
that cm thc very spot, where but a few days
. was found part
il't of a she

Extractor a letter ivc
i su «- rca | , r(J i i.
' in*** down vour b
1 first did not believe
last te*
! [' jf «W of M. IlcUoni, the cdrbr.Uc.l ira
L'. f ' ■'•»t he supported on lus colossal trame
ildhi.« u P?**" 1 «* snipped vonml
' , s ' c ''" ir '
P o'o, , across a stage upon
' : Ï fl" !j , V", L '" t ' 'J' Ul
; ,/f h ., 1Wl . J.'.-mL « "iml' , V '!
Light inches in liei'dit ' 1 * was six t.et
! -Vhe Duke of York |', as !
j g-, mVom hi, tailor to the müdest imomit of 1 J,000
; pounds sterling [about .>0,000 dollars.! It lias
been the subject of debate in Parliament. Some
those interested in the discussion tl.ougl.t
! that the tailor did not /«VA 'his Highness in the
: size of bis bill. A Liverpool paper ha, the fol- j
! lowing emigi-am on the subject: !
I welve thousand pounds to one tailor! Ah, Fred!
| F or waistcoats, tor coats and for lireeclics!
; *Gd you laid out one-tcutli part of that sum on
your head
hour Highness hail made belter speeches.
! A work has been published hv a Mr. Coven
Hry, in which he demonstrates. Unit Lord Ueorgc
j Sackviile was the author of Juuius.
j OiJ'cif \upnh>n.—TUc " News of Literature
andlasbion" of the Jd. July stales, that the Life
j °f Napoleon, by the author of Wuverly, is cer
j [ ni, '. !l t0 'j 11 forthcoming. It is to be comprised
! n .. rvo . umcs ' besides a preliminary volume,
i " rm K , "B 1 ' 0 "' 1 * the history of the Trench révolu
. lb . a , to "'"day when Napoleon conunennuil bis
! r'Ä": ,
! ,i on ..,i ^' e ' vo . ,k l .' f t0 , n ' "jb'ch we men
| *?. ,n e 1,am »f M «.;y, j
| state-paper fHlV in'Aört' ''"'L'' 111 ' 1 ' mlul "', tllc '
,i! r o f l u , Z - t o . «-oiulon Co.,
„f this and otlmr intereMil.g ' discovêrîe^m'ade !
J within the last few yean in the same quarter^ !
Oil tYl
There I
, melt- j
it. to he sent elsewhere. I ut i
it; but I have,
ithin the
days, been carried to the places where
amount is
the pvuc
was going torwanl.
stated to he very great.
i Jfjcoj J\apnlc(m. — The. "News of Literature
, ««ft Fashion" of the 2d. July states, that the Life
< °1 ^'«pwleoii, by the author of Wuverly, is ccr
j { nn} J'l t0 forthcfjnVmg.
Majesty bail appointed a commission to exam
the documents in the depository of the record* £
former times with a view to printing the
important oi them.
1 ootry appears to be a ain getting into the
London market. Mrs. Remans was about to
the forest Sanctuary. Allan Cunning.
''"m » a» employed on Scottish songs. Uennanl
bnn B">B out o.s poems with numer
'_ 'V ?' "lessor H ilson had done the
i. ruk ;... ' V* at Mr ' Crof <°n
J L collectm U materials for
»»'nsuelsy ot Inland,
T , , nilmb „ .* , h , i „ i
col ' tllills cul . lo . 0,1 Mus'azine
1 |„. sub j t . c , of < hiss nlavimr H* JÎÏÏ" ® ! ,p ! w
foliowing extract from Dr Hvdc* d Vl,,thl!
*< I oM Irish were 'so addicted ,
that amongst then, the possesion of mod esta "*
hath been decided by it; and there are sorne' 11 "
tates at this time, the property whereof .Inti, .?■«
depend upon the issue of a mime of. hessiT
example, thelicirs of two certain Irish famir
whom 1 could name, to say nothing of oihl?'
hoW |heir ,ands up^n the temireftlmt
them shall encounter the other at chess* in tr*
nianncr> whoever should conquer, should se' ^
UII ,i possess the estate of the other. Therefor*
they, managing the affair prudently among them!
selves, perhaps once every year, meet by appoint.
ment, to play at chess. One of them make*
move, aiul the other saiih, "/ will consider/n^>
to utuwtr you next year!" This being done a
Notary commits to writing the situation of the
game, which neither of them hath won-hath
been, und^ w ill be continued, for some hundmi?.
Fft ( )M: Rio JANEIRO,
"X the sliip Florida, arrived at New
. 01 . on * nday, from Rio Janeiro, informa
tum ls ^cewed that much consternation was
produced at that place when it was known
l .! lut ;. , c "^ nc " a( *. departed from
Brazil in the Piranga frigate—-it being
understood that he went off without
) c ! a ' e ot t,lc ktaperor, carrying with him
all the money ne had levied on the people at
ei numbuco, nlaranham, ike., and other
property tc> a large amount. Admiral Jew
^ tSis project"^ 0 V,«r°e
q- ,,, 1 , ^
ra ' . Ja w l at Sni u- . f ' Ï!'
ia -v 1 va ® «epaiiing at. ppithcad, for t?ie
P lir l los v °t returning to Rm, hut it was not
vxpecteu that Lord l ochrune would return
^ lL ' seamen had licen
wltU ''berty to continue m the
paid off,
service or
Qrr.lir.c, Arc. 4.
'.if runts .—Thirty thousand pounds
were voted by the dominons of the United King
dom, in June, for the promoting of (emigration
from In laud to Canada. Thirty thousand pounds
for this purpose, or a hundred times that amount
will do little good in Ireland. Justice is the onlv
specific for the evils of a nation.
Irishmen were withdrawn ammailv fr
Irish E,
Perhaps 50,000
during twenty years of the lut war,to light the
battles oftiie Knipire by sea and land, to die on
ship board in every sea and under every climate,
to leave their bones in India, Africa and America,
Holland, thc Peninsula, France and the Nether
lands, and all thc while the population tventon
increasing, netting l id of a people is no new
invention in the art of governing them,
body has profited or will profit by the past, pre
sent, and future grants; and we heartily wish that
the poor Irish emigrants may also profit by them
—Whatsu'-pii/esus, is that mine of our brother
Journalists in Canada, should express some de
gree of alarm at the consequences of so many
Irish emigrants coming to these provinces. We
beg those gentlemen not to he aiarmed. This
is a large continent, with plenty of room for every
havnjK hocn so
alc 'r l * . ,
j.° s 'y 1,1 lc I<, , VI A c * L - . ,
hl^meto mlkif"„jS 1,'Ä
if,hey are left free to enjoy the fruits of their Lv
/hour, they will soon perceive that ll.oir hup,.;
mss will depend im their own good conduct,
that if they ko wrong, tlu-y will onlv have tlicm
selves to blaiut*; no one on whom to wreak their
vengeance, and charç
of their own creating. They will in a short time
makegood and peaceable subjects in the Cana*
das, as thousands of them havealready proved to
he in the United States. A very shôit time will
convince them, that Catholic and Protestant,
Orange men and Ribbon men; and the hostile
feelings perpetuated bv a system of unequal laws,
are entirely misplaced in America. Peaceable
industry, sobriety, obedience to thelaws,at
tachment to the interests of their adopted conn*
try, the support of free government, free in
stitutions, and equal justice to all will form a
common rallying point for all Irishmen in Canada,
and make them useful, and we should hupe,
thriving citizens of this voung and rising coun
We believe the greatest part of the Irish,
confined, make use of their
xtensive range; but if they
•ill endeavour to
:h the evils sometimes
From the Belfast Irishman.
huntgurutinn of V
In thc grandeur of its very
ml Republic of North America
mocks the gorgeous pomp and pngPt ntry
of the bloated Nlonarchs of Europe!—■Crea
ted by the public will, and existing tor the
public good; how it casts into utter con*
pprobrium ot
nml exposes to the
mankind, those infamous despotism
have bce| , elcttl . (1 „pontlie mins of the
peace and happiness, and which tend but
lo perpetuate the wretchedness, of an un
fortunate portion of the human race! Sick
ened with the affecting picture which almost
L>ve countrv in Europe exhibits, we turn
with grateful feelings to thc contemplation
of the young and flourishing Republic of the
United States. Cheered and invigorated,
we follow the rapid progress of its greatness
and prosperity Allut vesterilav, as it were,
the whole Continent of North America-.*
Colony of England, obedient to her nod, am
bowing at her footstool-to-day a l^'vertul
and independent State—sprung, as if by ma
gje Into liberty and life We oeholil i ittrs
where but a feaw years ago stood the Back-
woodsman's lonely habitutioi on her lakes
anil rivers the evidence of her activity und
coterumc—while her incalcidablvincreas
ing nonulation is congreKat-d trom "allthe
ends of the earth!" Oil her institutions—
on lier laws and records we trace the
healthful ui d' hallow ing impress other
guardian genius—\Ve look around noon her
derment and • > • . ' |1( j t
!> 1 , . }. *',}J " ' X-it gave to her,
,■ , , u , "'R b '
yv?'!' ' l , 11 a .,,, world's history,
. 1111 re ec u '* n -of slaugh
rer 3°Ä
' nd | blood, which c h • feel
j ala } ! , P J l " C ^,i „1 the ...au
> u b r ..ti on Q f \ President of America? With-
gu at.onol a President. ot America. thin
! ext,^ordTuar^to dénote the change,wc be
! hold om row. descending from the seat ot
;dent Mam.
how the. ii
ch a p 01 ' -

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