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speak, to the partiality with which, on all ther discipline nor humanity gained much occasions, you have received the services by this exchange. which fortune has enabled me to render to The Jamaica papers mention, that a the Spanish nation. You will then, Senor, shock of an earthquake was felt there on permit me to express my gratitude for this Nov. 12, and was followed by three trehonour, and for the different marks of fa- mendous concussions, accompanied by a our and confidence wbich I have received
dreadful rumbling noise and crash. The from the Cortes; and to assure you, that concussions continued for upwards of 30 all my efforts shall be exerted in support seconds, Almost every building at Kingof the just and important cause which ston, Spanish Town, and Annatto Bay, was Spain'is now defending. I will not detain injured; though none were thrown down, you with new protestations, nor take up nor were any lives lost. In the middle the time of a Congress, on whose wise, and leeward towns and parishes of the prudent, and firm conduct, depends, with island, the earthquake was not so alarmthe assistance of Divine Providence, the ingly felt, nor have iis effects been by any happiest issue to all our endeavours. Not means' so serions as in the windward parts. only, Senor, have all Spaniards their eyes Had the shock continued a few seconds fixed upon you, but the whole world must longer, the whole of the buildings must feel the importance of a successful termi- have been levelled with the ground. The tation to your vigorous struggle to save sea during the earthquake was greatly Spain from ruin and general destruction, agitated. and to establish in that Monarchy a system founded on just principles, which may pro
COUNTRY NEWS. mote and secure the prosperity of all the citizens, and the grandeur of the Spanish Jan. 3. Mr. Daniel Bradley, of Chevapation.”- Applauses and acclamations.j hill, was, at 9 o'clock in the morning,
The President' answered by expressing overtaken on the road near Stourbrige, the satisfaction of the Cortes ; enumera- by two men, who knockeil him down, ting the great actions of his Lordship in the tieel his hands behind him, bound his cogree of the present war, especially in neckcloth round bis eyes, stripped hiin of having pablished at Madrid, in conse- his shoes, robbed him of his watch and quence of his triumphs, the sacred code of 331. and threw him among some prickly the Constitution, and concluded with sáý- furżes, where he lay helpless nearly an ings that the Cortes trusted, that, under só hour. The robbers have hitherto eluded great a personage, they should not only discovery, drive the legions of the tyrant to the other Jan. 4. Seven frames were broken at side of the Pyrenees, but that the allied Melbourne, Derbyshire, by the Luddites. arms would (should it be necessary) carry Jan. 4. The Special Commission was the war to'the bariks of the Seine, where, opened at York.-J. Swallow, J. Batten, in other times, the Spanish Lion had be: J. Fisher, and J. Lumb, were tried for fore humbled the Lilies of France.( Ap- burglary and felony in the house of s. ptause. )-The Duke retired, accompanied Moxon, at Whitley Upper, and found by the deputation, and, at his leaving the guilty.-On'the 6in, G. Mellor, of Longo ball, the acclamations were repeated. royd-bridge, cloth-dresser, with W. Thorpe
AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES. and S. Smith, of Huddersfield, were indict.
By a statement of the American Bud- ed for the murder of Mr. W. Horsfall, 28th get, it appears, that the expences of the April last, Benjamin Walker, an accom. present year, beyond the revenue, are plice, deposed, thas Mellor and Smith estimated at about 20 millions of dollars, worked with him at Woad's; that, in a to be provided for by loans.
conversatioui about Cartwright's mill, The Grand American Army, under Gen. Mellor said there was no way to break the Dearborn, which was to have wintered at shears but 'to shoot the master, The Montreal, has returned to the place from three prisoners and himself then agreed whence it set out, without accomplishing upon the diabolical act, procured pistols, a single object.
hid themselves in the plantation, with an It is said in one of the American papers, understanding, that if Mellor and Thorpe, that when Capt. Carden, of the Macedo- who were to fire first, missed, the others nia, presented his sword to the American were then to take aim. The prisoners Commodore Decatur, the latter imme- attempted to prove an alibi; but were diately said, “ No, I will not take the found guilty, and hanged on the 81b.-On sword of a man who bas fought bis ship the 8th, J. Eadon was tried for admi, so bravely ; but I shall be proud to take. nistering an unlawful oath to P. Howell, him by the land."
at Barnsley, in May last. The oath enThe American officers are forbidden' to joined him not to reveal' any secrets of use the cat-o'nine tails; but, in a late any brother or brotbers, and that if any instance of desertion,' they ordered the traitors' were amongst them, they were ears of the offender' to be cut off. Neiu to be punished with death : Guilty.
J. Baines the elder, aged 66 ; C. Miloes, of industry ; for trade again puts on a 22; J. Baines the younger, 34 ; w. smiling face, and animates our merchants Blakeborough, 22; G. Duckworth, 23 ; to renewed exertions.--Manchester Herald. 'and Zachary Baines, 15; ali of Halifax, were tried for a similar offence, and were DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. all found guilty, except Z. Baines the boy.
Sunday, Jan. 3. On the 3th, J. Haigh, of Dalton, aged Mr. Mushater and another gentleman 28 ; J. Deane, of Huddersfield, 30 ; J. were, about 2 o'clock in the morning, atOgden, 26; J. Brook, 22; T. Brook, 32 ; tacked in Skinner-street by a gang of J. Walker, of Longroyd Bridge, 31; and villains, who knocked Mr. Mushater's J. Hirst, of Liversedge, 28; were con- friend down twice, and, on an’alarm, ran victed for attacking the mill of Mr. W. off. A few minutes after, J. Bloomfield, Cartwright, at Rawfolds, on the 11th of a watchman, who was pursuing the vilApril. The prisoners were found guilty, laips, was found dead near the spot. excepting the two Brooks and Hirst.- Three of the men were apprehended. --On After the trial of some other prisoners, Monday, an inquest was held; when sevethe trials closed ; but D. Moorhouse and ral watchmen gave testimony, which went J. Smith being arraigned, Mr. Parke, to infer that his death had been occasioned leading Coursel for the Crown, said that by a blow ; but Mr. J. Berry, houseas the ring-leaders of these deluded men surgeon of St. Bartholomew's, was of were already executed, and several others opinion, that his decease had been occawere under conviction of capital felonies, sioned by the rup'ure of a blood-vessel he truster the prisoners would see the near the lungs. There was no external errors of their ways, and that the punish, appearance of injury, except a discoment inflicted, and about to be inflicted Joured mark on the neck, which was not on those convicted, would have the effect occasioned by a blow, but by stagnated of restoring the peace and tranquillity of blood; and no evidence was adduced to the county.
The prisoners were then prove that the deceased had been struck. dismissed, and along with those against
Friday, January 8. whom indictments were preferred, admit- This morning between twelve and one ted to bail. ----Fifteen received sentence of o'clock, a fire broke out at the house of death, six to be transported for seven Mr. Couts, linen-draper, No. 16, Ald. years, and 32 discharged.
gate High-sireet, which burnt very raMri Bakeweli, who has been engaged pidly. It totally destroyed the whole of in a mineralogical examination of the in- the premises, together with the valuable exhaustible mineral wealth of Charnwood stock in trade and furniture. The flames Forest, in Leicestershire, for the Earl of were prevented from spreading to the Moira, has.lately discovered among the adjoining houses. granite rocks of that district a variety of Another fire broke out, about three scenite, of singular beauty, surpassing o'clock, on the premises of a biscuitthat from Egypt or the continent of Eu. baker, at King Edward Stairs, Wapping, rope;
like other stones of this species, it which for some time burnt very rapidly, consists principally of hernblende and and threatened destruction to the row of felspar: the latter is of a pale red colour, houses on that side. The premises were the former is crystalline, and of a beau- levelled to the groumd in about an hour. tiful green, resembling smaragolite. It The inhabitants had scarcely time enough exists in large blocks, and might be ap- to escape with their lives. plied to purposes of ornamental or sepul- The Society for promoting Christian chral architecture and sculpture.--It is Knowledge, in Bartlett's Buildings, has from this kind of stone that the durable ordered 7500 copies of the Bishop of Lin. monuments of antiquity were constructed. . coln's Cbarge upon the subject of Roman
Subscriptions have been opened in the Catholic Claims to be printed for general principal provincial towns for the relief of circulation. the Russians, and collections have been The Bankruptcies gazetted during the made at several churches. At Leicester year 1812 are as follows :- January 129, Quarter Sessions, the Recorder, Mr. Ser- February 171, March 162, April 157, jeant Vaughan, recommended, in his ad- May 155, June 145, July 113, August dress to the Jury, this mode of testifying 113, Sept. 68, Oct. 139, Nov. 249, Dec. our sympathy for our brave Allies.' This 208.- Total 1809. example night with propriety be followed. The price of Porter has been further
The news from the North has given ac- advanced to 6d. per pot. The Distillers, celerated motion to the spinning-wheels imitating the example of the Brewers, -has furnished employment for every have given notice that after the disposal loom - and thousands, lately trembling of their present stocks, they shall raise from the fear of want, are now furnished the price of Gin.- 2. Is there any Assiza with the means of earning the sweet bread Cerevisiæ now in force ? Gant. Mag. January, 1813.
ECCLESIASTICAS ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.
At Lyons, co. Kildare, Lady Cloncurry, Rev. Charles Francis Bampfylde, S.C.L. a daughter. Norihino!ton V. Devon. Rev. William Page, second master of
MARRIAGES. Westminster school, Steventon V. Berks. Jan. 5. At Farley, Hants, P. D. Paunce
Rev. William Partridge, Stourton R. fort Duncombe, esq. of Brickhill Manor, Wilts.
Bucks, tu Lady Alicia Lambert, youngest Rev. Thomas Cursham, M. A. Mans- daughter of the Earl of Cavan. field V. and Lectureship, vice Durhamn, 7. Rev. Philip Henry Douglas, of Great deceased.
Bardfield, Essex, to Susannah, third Rev. Edward Booth, M. A. vicar of daughter of the late Christ. Aplin, esq. Friskney, co. Lincoln, Wainfleet St. Mary of Adderbury, Oxon. Perpetual Curacy, vice Dornford, resigned. John Fuller Baines, esq. to Margaret
Rev. Burroughs Norgate, B. A. to the Mary, only daughter of Rev. C. Lawson, Lectureship of Great Ashfield, Suffolk, both of Boltwoods Stisted, vice Heigham, deceased.
Rev. Edw. Graves Meyrick, M. A. vicar Rev. Thomas Fenton, B. A. Beyton R. of Ramsbury and Fisherton Delamere, Suffolk.
Wilts, to Myra, only daughter of the late Rev. Mr. Fouch, Long Stratton V. Cam. John Howard, esq. of Chelsea. bridgeshire.
9. Lord Viscount Jocelyn to the Hon. Rev. John Clitton, D. D. prebendary Maria Stapleton, daughter of Lord Le of Hereford Cathedral, Prælector in Divi- Despenser. nity in the said Cathedral.
11. John H. Tremayne, esq. M. P. to Rev. Mr. James, vicar of Mothvey, to Caroline Matilda, daughter of Sir W. the donative of Amberley, Herefordshire. Lemon, bart.
At Plumstead, G. Denbigh Hickes, esq. PROMOTIONS.
of the Ordnance Department, to CharMarquis of Wellington, Governor of lotte, youngest daughter of Major-gen. Gravesend and Tilbury, vice Lieuto-gen. Ramsey, R. A. Sir T. Musgrave, deceased.
At Broad Clist, Devon, Thomas GunJan. 5. Rev. Thomas Stevenson, of ning, esq. of Woodbridge, Suffolk, to Kegworth, Head Master of Loughborough Charlotte, eldest daughter of Lieut.-gen. Free Grammar School.
12. At St. Martin's-in-the-fields, FreBIRTHS.
derick Booth, esq. of New-street, SpringJan. 1. At Walton, co. Warwick, Lady gardens, to Anna Maria, daughter of the Mordaunt, a daughter.
Jate Robert Bristow, esq. of Mitcheldea2. In Upper Berkeley-street, the wife of Arthur Morris, esq. High Bailiff of At Kensington, Wm. Horsley, Mus. Westminster, a daughter.
Bac. to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Dr. 3. The lady of Sir G. Bowyer, bart. Callcott.
19. Rev. T. Whateley, vicar of Cook6. 'At Kingweston, co. Somerset, the ham, Berks, to Isabella Sophia, second wife of William Dickenson, esq. M. P. daughter of Sir Wm. Weller Pepys, bart.
21. William Mackintosh, esq. mer10. The wife of Major-gen. Graham, a chant, late of Bombay, to Miss Louisa
Brooke, of Wargrave, Berks. 11. At Thorngrove, near Worcester, Henry Clifford, esq. second son of the Madame Lucien Buonaparte, a son. late Hon. Thomas C. of Tixall, co. Staf
13. In Montagu-place, Russell-square, ford, to Anne Theresa, youngest daughter the Hon. Mrs. Vaughan, a daughter. of the late Edward Ferrers, esq. of Bad
16. In Fitzroy-square, the wife of desley Clinton, co. Warwick. Charles Forbes, esq. M. P, a son.
22. Thomas Welmar, esq. of Poundis17. In Grosvenor-place, the Rt. Hon. ford-park, Soinerset, to Charlotte MarLady Caroline Anne Macdonald, a dau. garet, third daughter of Gerard Ruel Noel, At Huddersfield, the wife of Brigade
esq. of Hall, co. Rutland. major Bullen, a daughter.
Lately, Rev. R. T', St. Aubyn, second 21. In Peterborough-court, Fleet-street, sou of Sir John St. A. bart. of Clowance, Mrs. T. C. Hansard, a son.
Cornwall, to Frances, second daughter of 25. In Great Géorge-street, Westmin- Rev. J. F. S. Fleming St. John, prebendary ster, the wife of Dr.Sutherland, a daughter. of Worcester.
Lately, In Gloucester-place, the wife of At Salisbury, Capt. R. T. Hancock, Capt. Barrow, Coldstream guards, a son. R. N. to Miss Kinner, daughter of the
At Beaumont-lodge, Viscountess Ash- late Rear-admiral K. brook, a still-born son.
At Warminster, Lieut.-col. G. Martin, At Newly-hall, co. York, Lady Gran. to Mary, daughter of Rev. Dr. Thring, tam, a slill-born son.
late of Sutton Veney, Wilts.
French frigate. We deen it impossible DEATHS.
not to pay a tribute of respect to the 1812. WILLIAM Wood, esy. H. M.'s memory of this deserving young man, Oct. 15. consul at Baltimore.
cut off in the very prime of his life, heNov. 16. At Spanish-town, Jamaica, in roically performing his duty to his king the prime of life, Lionel Jacobs, second and country'; and we feel the more pleason of Mr. J. J. glass-manufacturer, sure in so doing, being persuaded that Bristol,
the truth alone will be his highest paneNov. 20. At Almeida, of a wound at the gyrick. In his public, character as an siege of Burgos, in bis 25th year, Capt. officer of the British navy, his courage W. White, 12th Portuguese reg. eldest could not be surpassed ; and in executing son of J. W. esq. of Rock Castle, Ireland. every command of his superiors, he He was wounded in an act of the most shewed the most prompt obedience and laudable kindness : having ordered a sol- the most intrepid firmness. We cannot dier to take one of his comrades, who had better sum up this short account of our been wounded, from where he lay, se- young friend, than in the words of his veral refusing, he shewed them that he Commanding Officer, Capt. Davies, who, never required a command of his to be in a letter of condolence to his father, obeyed that would expose them more to thus speaks of him: “ It may afford you the Enemy than he was himself: he went a melancholy consolation to know, that to the assistance of his wounded fellow- there never was an officer more universoldier, and whilst stooping down, re- sally regretted by every one to whom he ceived that fatal shot, which deprived his was known than your son William: to parents of a most excellent son, England me he was every thing, both as my officer of a hero, and his acquaintance of an in- and my friend ; and I consider his loss estimable friend..
as irreparable !!! Nov. 27. At Osmington, Mrs. Coates, Dec. 19. At his uncle's apartments, wife of the Rev. Charles Coates, LL. B. Greenwich-hospital, beloved and respectauthor of the si History of Reading," ed, in his 220 year, Lieut. Richard Jens
Nov. ... At Ciudad Rodrigo, of a wound kins Tregent. received in the retreat from Burgos, Lieut. Dec. 20. At Wilna, after a few hours H. Elwin, 44th foot.
illness, George Carpenter, Earl of TyrDec. 8. At the house of his mo. connel. His Lordship was a most gallant ther, Halls-place, near Charing, in Kent, and enterprising officer; following the after a week's violent illness, and two victorious career of the Russian armies months' disordered health, aged 24, the as a volunteer. His last letters to his Rev. John Cecil Tattersall, B. A. of Christ- friends were dated the day before his church, Oxford. Who can do justice to his death, and were full of expressions of ex. character? This attempt avows itself im- ultation at the overthrow of the French perfect. His mind was comprehensive and army. According to his Lordship's esti. perspicuous; his affections warm and sin- mate, from the instant the French left cere. Through extreme aversion to hypocri- Smolensko, the average number of human sy, he was so far from assuming the false beings found frozen to death on the roads, appearances of virtue, that much of his was 1500 daily ! Lord Cathcart in his disreal excellenee was unseen, whilst he was patches, to Lord Castlereagh, dated St. Pe. eager to acknowledge every fault into tersburgh, Dec. 31, says: " It is with deep which he was led. He was an ardent affliction that I am in annonce to your friend; a stranger to feelings of eninity. Lordship the death of the EarlofTyrconnel. He lived in good faith towards men, and His Lordship served with the army under died with hope in God.
Adiniral Tcbichagoff; and his zeal and Dec. 8. At sea, on board one of the desire to see every transaction of that Russian men of war, aged 33, Mr. Joseph army led him to expose himself to cold Breain, jun. pilot, of Yarmouth.
and fatigue beyond his strength, especially Dec. 14. At Belem, T. Rogers, esq. during the pursuit of the French from the paymaster of the 88th regiment, or Con- Berezyna to Wilna. It appears that a naught Rangers.
pulmonic complaint had already made a Dec. 13. At Salisbury, whilst on a jour- considerable progress, and these exertions ney, J. Woollen, esq. of Finthorpe, near brought on the fatal effects of that disease Huddersfield, major in the Agbrigg local with great rapidity. He first stated him. militia.
self to be ill on the 11th December, the In the 25th year of his age, by a day of his arrival at Wilna, where he excannon-shot, board the Albacore pired on the moruing of the 20th of De. sloop of war, Lieut. William Harman, cember. His Lordship had the best me. (second son of Samuel Harman, esq. of dical attendance, with every care and Jermyn-street, St. James's) in the act of attention that could be procured. Field cheering his meu to be steady and per
Marshal Prince Kutusoff Smolensko or. severe jo their duty, in an attack on a dered all military honours to be paid to
his remains, and has directed a modu- which he exercised this office, be easily ment to be erected in the church of the forgotten. Of general, and especially of reformed religion. It is but justice to theological and historical knowledge, he the memory of Lord Tyrconnel to say, possessed no inconsiderable stock. Such that in every situation in which he has was his piety, such his consistent, blamebeen placed since he has been employed less, and peaceable deportment, and his under this embassy, he has conducted endeavour to do good to all men, that he himself with the utmost zeal and pro- was universally esteemed by those who priety, and had gained the esteem of every knew him by none more than by his body to whom he was known in Sweden weighbours of the Establishment. How and in Russia."
well they appreciated, and how eminently Dec. 21. At St. Alban's, the Rev. Jabez they honoured, his character, was proved Hirons. (See our last Volume, Partii. beyond dispute, by their attendance on p. 673.) He was born there, July 11, 1728, the last duties that were paid to his reand had his grammar-learning partly un. mains and memory. He was interred, der a respectable clergyman in Leicester- Dec. 29, 1812, in St. Peter's church-yard, shire, partly under the late Dr. Aikin, at in the grave where his excellent consort Kibworth, in the same county. For aca• (the second daughter of bis predecessor demical education he was placed, at Nor- Dr.Clark) had been deposited in Oct. 1804. thampton, with Dr. Doddridge. Here he Dec. 97. At Stoke Newington, aged 82, spent five years. In 1751 he succeeded
the wife of Robert Tutt, esq. Dr. Clark (whom he had for some time Dec. 28. In the Poor-bouse, Epping, assisted) in the charge of a dissentiug aged 111, Thomas Warden. congregation in his native town. He was Dec. 80. At his house in Gower-street, solicited in 1770 to take the superintendo in his 33d year, of a fever, Joho Payne, ance of one at Dudley in Worcestershire. esq. Chief Clerk of the Navy office. RaisThis invitation, however, he declined ; and ed at an early age, by his ability in, and he continued to the day of his death unremitted attention to his official duties, at St. Alban's, where he sustained the to almost the summit of the department pastoral relation for upwards of sixty-one in which he served, he had been long years! During his lengthened life and employed in bringing to perfection a plan ministry, it was his lot to witness painful he had formed, under the auspices of the vicissitudes in his neighbourhood and con- Navy Board, for the better regulation of nexions. But his private and his public certain branches of the service under labours were rendered useful to several their management, which would have -to many who, like him, are now gather higaly benefited the country, and at the ed to their fathers, and to some who yet same time have raised hiin, in all probasurvive. His desire of doing good was bility, to a much higher and more imporparticularly gratified, with reference to a tant office than that which he then filled. large and very interesting class of the But never was the uncertainty of the fairrising generation - the children of the est prospects in this life more strongly poor. A valuable charity-school, the exemplified. The incessant labour both, oldest, probably, among the Dissenters in of mind and body, which he had for a the country, is one of the best monu- length of time bestowed upon tbis object, ments to his memory. He visited this accempanied by great anxiety for its suc. institution with parental kindness and un- cess, produced that fatal disorder which wearied zeal. In exciting the thirst of in one fortnight terminated his valuable young people for scriptural and other life, and deprived the public service of an beneficial knowledge, he took great de- able, intelligent, and uncorrupt officer ; light, and displayed some felicity. His and his family of one who in every relareligious services were serious and devout. tion of domestic life, fulfilled his duties in In his discourses he aimed at being intel- the most exemplary manner. He has left ligible and practical. His prayers were a widow and three infant sons to deplore solemni, appropriate, pathetic, and have his loss; and his surviving parents have, been often noticed for their excellence for a fourth time, to lament the death of a both by dissenting ministers and by cler- worthy and affectionate son. The deaths gymen of the established church. In his
of three of his brothers, all in the service literary and intellectual character he was of their country, are recorded in our Mavery respectable -- far more so indeed gazine, vols. LXXII. p. 976; LXXV. p.. than many persons who with shewy parts 773; and LXXVII. p. 376. are destitute of his self-diffidence. His Lately. In Great Stanhope-street, Grace selection of books to be circulated through Countess of Clanbrassil. She became a a reading society of wbicb he was for widow in 1798, on the death of the last many years the secretary, never failed Earl; see vol. LXVIII. p. 175. of doing credit to his taste and judgment, lu Park-street, aged 86, Miss Bagot. and of being highly satisfactory to the In Furnival's-inn, in bis 75th year, J. subscribers ; nor will the economy and Sidney, esq. of Hunton, Kent. Success, the attention and courtesy, with Aged 19, the youngest daughter of the