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contrasted, and the general effect is lio. and the passages are pleasant and fanorable to Mr. Howgill's talents and niliar. Mr. Holst, by converting it

into a piano-forte rondo, las inade the I Encouragement;" a Military Air and Alle

inost of it, and will, we doubt not, be, manie for the Piano-forte, Composed and by its general sale, well repaid for his delicated to Miss Russell, by J. Davies. ingenuity. 2;. 6d.

Tell me how to bid Adieu, Love;'a Futourile " L'Encouragement" is not devoid Rondo, written by J. K. Anderson, Esq. of fancy, but we cannot compliment

composed by Sir John Stevenson, Mus.

Doc. 1s. 6rl. the composer on his science or judgment. The passages are sometimes Sir John Stevenson has in the present false in their construclion, and fre- rondo exhibited much of his well

quently unconvected. 'These, how known taste and powers in melodial : ever, are not defects of nature: Mr.' expression. The ideas are not only

Davies possesses imagination; and fue elegant in themselves, but higbly enja ture studies inay effect much.

bellished ; and the piano-forte accom.

paniment is judiciously adjusted. · The Dyin, Sean;" a Gles for Three Voices.

Composed by M. P. King. ls. öd, salone for You ;” u Ballad. The Words by Talents and science are in this little

Mr. J. Swari : the Music composed and duli

cated to Miss Fenton, ly J. Dr. Is. 6.7. production happily combined. The passages are fanciful, if not original ; This air, to which Mr. Major has ihe combination, generally speaking, is given a piano.forte accompaniment, is remarkably good; and where imitation easy, agreeable, and connected in its has been the composer's object, he has passages; and in its general effect, ranks effected it sucressfully, and with much above the ordinary ballads of the day. apparent ease. Viewed in the aggre

Tie Days that are gone;" a Ballud, composed gate,“ the Dying Swap” merits our

by Dr. John Clarke, of Cumbridge. Is. 6d. honorable report.

This ballad is natural and agreeable « Morgiana in Ireland ;" a favourite Dance, in its melody, and the piano forle parl,

arranged as a Rondo for the Panu-furie, with which it is accompanied, is ingeby M. Holst. Is, 6d.

niously arranged. Dr. Clarke has ont " Morgiana in Ireland” is not ill failed to consult the sentinuent of the adapted to the purpose to which it is words, nor to exhibit his usual

Powers here turned. It is lively in its cast, in inforcing its impression.

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REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Cure of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the

20th of December, to the 20th of January, 1810. I' F the Reporter may be allowed to " I'he patient at first grows somewhat

judge from his o:nio professional ex- listless, and feels slight chills and shud. perience, there has rarely occurred a ders, with uncertain sudden flaslies of Whire sickly period than the last month. heat, and a kind of weariness all over Several cynanchial affections have fallen like ivhat is felt after great fatigue. This under his notice and care, attended with is always attended with a sort of heavia very considerable degree of sever of the ness and dejection of spirits, and more cyphoid character. Typhus itse:f, un. or less of a load, pain, or yiddiness of the accompanied with any particular local head; a nausea and disrelish of every complaint, bas likewise presented itself thing soon tollows, without any considera in its most distinctly marked and alarm- 'able, thirst, with frequent urging to voing formi. The cases wonderfully coin- mii, though little bat insipid phlegm is cided with the description of Dr. brought up. Though a kind of lucid inJlo xham. The symptoms, whicli

, with terval for several hours sometimes supermore or less regularity, and in greater or venes, yet the symptoms return with ay. Jess number, appear in the low typhoid gravations, especially towards night: the 'fever, are traced with such fidelity and bead grows more giddy, the beat greater, minuteness by that respectable practi- the puise quicker but weak, with an optioner, that it may not be uninteresting pressive kind of breathing. A great torlo extract part of the history which lie por, or obtuse pain and coldness, affect gives of ihis disease.

the hinder parts of the head frequently;

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(Feb. I, and oftèntiines a héity pain is felt on the and invariably allowable, and essentially top all aloug the coronary of the suture, conducive to the relief and eventual reThis, and that of the back part of the moval of the local inflammation, which, head; generally attend these kinds of fe- if it were allowed to proceed without ver, and are commonly succeeded by restraint, would, in some instances, iin. some degree of delirium. In this condi- mediately menace the life of the patient, tion the patient olten continues for five in others gradually: degenerate into a or six days, with a heavy pale sunk counc phthysical and irreparable disorganization. tenance, seemingly not very sick, yet far Pieurisy or pncununia in the constirufrom being well ; restless, anxious, and tionally predisposed, is one of the most quite void of sloep, though sometimes ordinary préludes to, or exciting causes very drowsy and heavy: but though he of, a true consumption, on which acappears to those about hiin neually to count there is no attack, however sliglit, sieep, he is utterly insensible of it, and of the former, which ought not to excite denies that he does so. Frequently pro- the vigilance of tear, before the Rubicon fuse sweats pour forth all at once about is past. In one case of pulmonary comthe ninth, ienth, or twelfth day; com- plaint alluded to, it seemed obviously to monly coldish or clammy on the extremi- originate from the business of the patient, ties. Now nature sinks apace: the ex- which was that of a furrier. The altremities grow cold; the nails pale or mosphere of the apartment to which livid ; the pulse may be said to tremble his lungs were habitually exposed, was and flutter rather than to bcat, the vibra- charged with extraneous mechanical intions being so weak and quick that they gredients, that could not fail to irritale

scarce be distinguished; though and have a tendency, through the means sometimes they creep on surprisingly of constant irritation, ultimately to ul. slow, and very frequently intermit. The cerate and destroy the structure of those sick become quite insensible and stupid, delicate and susceptible organs. A case scarce affected with the foudest noise or of a different kind, an hemiplegia, which strongest light, though at the beginning was attended with fatuity and delirium, Strangely susceptible of either. The was likewise attributable, in a great deliriumi now ends in a profound coma, measure at least, to the daily occuand that soon in an eternal sleep. The pation of the subject of it, that of a tears, and other excretions, run off invo- herald painter. The effluvia of the paint Juntarily, and denounce a speedy disso- in rooms artificially and intensely beated Jotions as the vast twitchings of the ten- for ihe purpose of drying it, could not dons and nerves, are preludes to a gene. fail to have a deleterious effect upon the Falconvulsion which at once snaps off the nervous system, which might gradually thread of life.

approximate towards, and at length aslleurisy has been more than usually sume the decided character of palsy. frequent of late, attended with a conside. In this instance, however, there was at mable degree of fever. In several instances the same tiine a constitutional tendency which have fallen under the more imme- to the disorder; both the father and the diate observation of the writer of this mother of the patient having previously article, the constitution was not in such a fallen victims to a paralytic paroxys. state as to admit of repeated venesection. It is worthy of remark, that in cases of A small quantity of blood taken away in palsy, insanity, and other maladies; the che first 'instance, rendered any subse. circumstance of there being an inherited quent evacuation of that kind

un- proclivity to them, affords a very untanecessary

and unadviseable. This vourable omen with regard to the probadisease, more perhaps than any other bility of their cure. when it occurs in the athletic and ple- Jun. 26, 1810.

J. Reid. thoric, justifics, and even imperiously Grenviile-street, Brunswick-square. demands, the employment of the lancei. Errata in the last Report.-P. 627, column Blisters in ibis attection are unequivocally 2nd, line 5th from the top: for “ mislead"

read " mislaid." Line 6th from the bottom: Had it not been for the long extract in for “ fever" read "* fear." P.628, line 1st: the text, the Reporter would have wished to for “.computated" tead “ amputated."--For have quoted from his friend, Dr. Uwins, of the quotation from Dr. Johnson at the conAylcburs, who has recently published a . clusion of the Report, read: “Of the use sujall bui highly-valuable Treatise on the certainties of our present stałe, the most subject of Fever, occasioned by a late epide. dreadful and alarming is the uncertain conmic disorder in chat town and neighbourhood. tinuance of reason.”

STATE

STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN JANUARY.

Containing official Papers and authentic Documen!s.

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standing, for several years past, I have lost Report of the Prince Arch-Chancellor to the the liope of having children by my marriage Conservative Senate.

with my well-beloved consort, the Express IN the year 1809, and on the 15th day of De. Josephine. This it is which induces me to

cember, at nine o'clock in the evening, sacrifice the sweetest affections of my heart, We, Jean Jaques Regis Cambaceres, Prince to attend to nothing but the good of the Arch-chancellor of the empire, Duke of state, and to wish the dissolution of my mar. Parma, exercising the functions prescribed to riage. us by title the 2nd of the 14th article of the « Arrived at the age of forty years, I may statute of the Imperial family, and in conse- indulge the bope of living long enough to quence of orders addressed to us by his Ma., educate in my views and sentiments the jesty the Emperor and King, in his private children which it may please Providence to letter, dated that day, of the following tenor: give me. God knows how much such a re

Paris, December 15, 1809. solution has cost my heart; but there is no " My Cousin-Our desire is, that you sacrifice beyond my courage, when it is repair this day, at nine o'clock in the even- proved to me to be necessary for the welfare ing, to our grand cabinet of the palace of the of France. I should add, that far from having Thuilleries, attended by the Civil Secretary reason to complain, on the contrary, I have of State of our Imperial family, to receive had reason oily to be satisfied with the atfrom us and from the Einpress, our dear con- tachment and the affection of my well-besort, a communication of great importance. loved consort: she has adorned firteen years For this purpose, we have ordered this pree of my lite, the remembrance of which will sent private letter should be sent to you. ever remain engraven on my heart : she was We pray God to have you, my cousin, in crowned by my hand. I wish she should his holy and blessed keeping.'

oreserve the rank and ticle of Empress, but On the back is writien :- To oor Cousin above all, that she should never doubt my the Prince Arch-Chancellor, Duke of sentiments, and that she should ever regard Parma.'

me as her best and dearest friend." We accordingly proceeded to the hall of His Majesty the Emperor and King having the throne of the palace of_che Thuilleries, ended, her Majesty the Empress and Queen attended by Michel Louis Etienne Regnault spoke as follows: (de St. Jean d'Angely), Count of the empire, " By the permission of our dear and august Minister of State, and Secretary of State to the consort, I ought to declare, chat not preserving Imperial family. A quarter of an hour af. any hope of having children, which may tulterwards, we were introduced to the grand fil the wants of his policy and the interest of cabinet of the Emperor; where we found his Franee, I am pleased to give him the greatest Majesty the Emperor and King, with her proof of attachment and devotion, which has Majesty the Empress, attended by their Ma- ever been given on earth. I possess all from jesties the Kings of Holland, Westphalia, his bounty : it was his hand which crowned and Naples, his Imperial Highness the Prince me; and, from the height of the throne, I Viceroy, the Queens of Holland, West- have received nothing but proofs of affeciion phalia, Naples, and Spain, Madame, and her and love from the French people. I think Imperial Highness the Princess Paulina. I prove myself grateful, in consenting to the His Majesty the Emperor and King conde- dissolution of a marriage, which beretofore scended to address us in these terms:

was an obstacle to the welfare of France ; “ My Cousin, Prince Arch-Chancellor which deprived it of the happiness of being I dispatched to you a private letter, daled one day governed by the descendants of a this day, to direct you to repair to my cabi

great man, evidently raised up by Providence, net, for the purpose of communicating to you to efface the evils of a terrible revolution, the resolution which I and the Empress, my and to re-establish the altar, the throne, and dcarest consort, have taken. It gives me social order. But the dissolution of my mar. pleasure that the kings, queens, and print- riage will in nodegreechange the sentiments of cesses, my brothers and sisters, my brothers

my heart. The Emperor will ever have in me and sisters-in law, my daughter-in-law, and his best friend. I know how much this act, my son-in law become my adopted son, as demanded by policy and by intcrests so great, well as my mother, should witness what I has chilled his heart; but both of us exult in am going to communicate to you.

the sacrifice which we make for the good of “ The policy of my monarchy, the interest the country.” aod the wants of my people, which bave con. After which, their Imperial Majesties stantly guided all my actions, require, that having demanded an act of their respective afier me, I should leave to children, inheritors

declarations, as well as of the mutual consent of my love for my people, that throne on contained in then, and which their Majesties which' Providence has piased me; notwith. gave to the dissolation of their marriage, as 3

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State of Public Affairs in January. [Feb. I, also of the power which their Majesties con. the greatest possible advantage from the pro. ferred on us, to follow up, as need shall re- ducts of agriculture and industry. Our trade quire, the effect of their willWe, Prince undoubtedly suffers from the present extraorArch.Chancellor of the empire, in obenience dinary state of affairs, which form, as it were, to the orders and requisitions of their Ma- two masters--one of The European continebij jeşties, have given the aforesaid acts, and the other of the seas, and of couniries from have in consequence executed the present which these leave no communication with proces verbal, to serve and avail according to France. Our relations with the United Staces. law; to which proces verbal their Majesties of :Imerica are also for the present suspended ; have atlixed their signatures, and which, after but, as they are founded oi muinal waists, they baving been signed by the kings, queens, will speeaily resume their former course.' princes, and princesses, present, has been Under the head of religious worship, after signed by us, and countersigned by the Se. having declared, that “ in France ali seligi. cretary of State of the Imperial family, who ons are not only tolerated, but honoured and wrote it with his own hand.

encouraged,” lie makes the following obser: Done at the palace of the Thuilleries; vations : " No well informed person is igno-; the day, tour, and the year aforesaid. rant of the mischief which the temporal sove.

(Signed, &c.) reignity of the Popes has done to religion.
Having seen the projet of the Senatus. But for this mischief, one moiety of Europe
Consullum, drawn up in the form prescribed would not be severed from the Catholic
by the 57th article of the Act of the Con-. church. There was but one way to free it
stitution, of the 4th of August, 1802-After for ever from such great dangers, and to re-,
having heard the motives of the said projr; concile the interests of the state with those
the orators of the council of state, and the of religion : it was necessary the succesor of
report of the special committee appointed on St. Peter should again besome, undisturbed
the sitting of this cay--the adoption having by worldly concerns, merely a pastor, like St.
been discussed by the number of membeis Peter.”
prescribed by the 56th article of the Act of Under the article of war, a description is
the Constitution, of the 4th of August, 1802, given of the advantages obtained in Cermany,
the Senate decrees that:

Austria, llungary, and Spain; which is termi-
I. The marriage contracted between the nated by the following remarks:
Eniperor Napoleon and the Empress Jose- “ By the peace of Vienna, France and
pbine, is dissolved;

her allies, have obtained considerable advanII. The Empress Josephine shall preserve tages; anu the Continent of Europe has rethe title and rank of Empress Queen crowned; gained tranquillity and peace. Let us hope

III. Her dowry is fixed at an annual in- ibat this peace will be more permanent than come of two millions of francs, on the re- that of Presburg; and that the men who de: venue of the state ;

Juued the cabinet of Vienna, after the peace IV. All the assignments which may be of Presburg, will not succeed in deceiving it made by the Emperor, in favour of the im- again, after that of Vienna. They would press Josephine, on the funds of the civil pronounce the doom of their master; for list, shall be obligatory on his successors ; France, ever great, powerful, and strong,

V. The present Senatus Consultum shall will always know how to destroy and counhe transmitted by a message to his Imperial teract the combinations and intrigues of her and Royal Majesty.

enensies. In the mean time, England, s-eing At the sitting of the Legislative Body, that our armies were employed in Germany, December 12, Count Montalver delivered in and being always ill-informed, not withstanthe Emperor's name, an exposé of the situa- ding the imniense treasures she wastes in pay. tion of France, up to the 1st of that month. ing spies, fancied that our veteran troops had After having introduced his important narra. Jeit Spain, and the weakened French army tive, by observing the signal victories, gene- would not be able to withstand their efforis. yous pacification, the sesulis of the most pro. Forty thousand men were disembarked in found political combinations, and the main- Poriugal, where they joined the insurgents, tenance of order in the interior, form the and flattered themselves they should be able prominent features of the history of the to march to Madrid. They gathered nothing year which has just clapsedme enumera- but disgrace from their enterprise. They ted, under the different heads of public la- were met by armies in all places, where they bours, in particular in Paris, charitable esta- fancied to find only divisions. Forty thousand blishments, public institutions, sciences, let. men landed at the same time in Walcheren, ters and arts, agriculture, manufactures and and without having commenced the siege, by industry, mines, commerce and trade, finan. means of a short bombardment, they rences, religious worship, war and politics-athe dered themselves in a fortnight masters of progress made,advantages obtained and changes Flushing, which was cowardly defended. effected, in the course of the said year. His Majesty ordered a report to be made te Under the head of commerce and trade, he hirm on the subject The Emperor gene: espressed himself in the following manner; rously rewards those, who, animated with "Commerce in general applies itself to draw his sentiments, and sensible of what they

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owe to the honour of Francé, are faithful to

which she might enjoy. It is time that alt story and their country; but he severely this should be set right.--The illyrian prepunishes, those who calculate the danger vinces cover Italy, give her a direct commu. when victory alone should occupy their mind, nication with Dalmatia, and procure us a and prefer a disgraceful fight to a glorijus point of immediate contact with the empire death. In the mean time, all che departe of Constantinople, which it must be the wisiu ments were in arins : 130,000 men of the and intention of France, for many reasons, national guard put themselves in motion, to support and protect. --Spain and I'ortugal while at the sanie cime 25,000 troops drawn are the seat of a ferocious revolution. The from the depôts assembled in Flanders, and numerous agents of England keep up the conhe gens d'armes, formed a corps of 8000

flagracion which they have raised. The choice cavalry. The English commander in force, the power, the elm moderation of the chief, as a wise and prudent man, would not Emperor, will resture co them peaceful days. expose his army to.dungers more destructive Should Spain iree her colonies it would be than the plague: he returned tų England. through ber own fault. The Emperor wilt All the departments gave striking.prouis of never uppose the independence of the conti. their aitachment to the Government and

nental nations of America. That indepeno Emperor ; some districts only in the departe dence is in the statural order of events: it is mentor.che Sarthe showed a contrary disposi- just“; ic agrees with the true interest of all tion, Commissioners have been appointed European powers. Should the people of to inquire into their conduct. He commands Mexico and Peru wish to raise themseives to that private individuals, who have miscon- the elevation of a noble independence, France ducted themselves, shall be deprived, during will never oppose them, provided they enter the space of ewenty-five years, of the rights into no connexion with England. France is of ciţizens, and subjected to a double con- not under the necessity of vexing her neighHibution. Over their doors shall be written bours, or imposing upon then tyrannic laws, che words : . This is not a, French citizen.!”

to secure her prosperity and trade.-- We have - Under the bead of general policy, the lost the colony of Martinique, and that of changes are enumerated which were the re

Cayenne. They were both badly defendert. Hult of the peace of Vienna; and the Empe- The circumstances, which led to their loss sor's views are developed with regard to form ile object of a strict enquiry; although future important arrangements.

" It would

it is not of any weight in the general balance have been an easy task for the Emperor to or affairs, since they will be restored to us, in upite all Gallicia with the duchy of Warsaw; a inore flourishing condition, at the general but he would not do any thing which should

peace." excite the least uneasiness in che mind of his

AMERICA. ally, the Emperor of Russia. His Majesty

The disputes between Great Britain never entertained the idea of restoring cho

and the United States of America, have kingdom of Poland. What he has done for

been exasperated by some late corrcNew Gallicia was prescribed to him by sound policy and honour: he could not surrender spondence between the American Secreto the vengeance of an implacable prince,

tary of State and Jackson, the new Brie people who had risplayed such fervent zeal

tish minister. The consequence has been for the cause of France." He then proceeds :

that Mr. Jackson has been forced to « The Hanse towns shall preserve their in- take a hasty departure from the United dependence; they shall serve as a medium States; and great apprehensions have of the reprisal of war with regard to england. been entertained of a rupture 'taking Peace shall, immediately be concluded with place between the two countries. Sweden. Nothing shall be changed in the CIRCULAR FROM M2, SACKSON. political relations of the Confederation of the

Wasbington, Nvv. 1), 1809. Rhine and the Helvetic Contederacy. -Hol. 11 SIR.-I have to inform you, with much land is, in fact, oniy a part of France. Ade- regret, that the facts which it lius been my finition of that country may be given, by duty to state in my orlicial correspondence saying that it is a continuation of the Rhine, with Mr. Smith, have been deemed by the the Meuse, and the Schelde-that is to say, President of the United States, to afford a of the great arteries of the French empire. sufficient motive for breaking of an importanc The absoluce inactivity of her custom-house, negotiation, and for putting an end to all the disposition of her agents, and the senti. communication whatever with me, as the ments of its inhabitants, which tend inces.

minister charged with that negotiation, so santly to a fraudulent. trade with England,

interesting to both nations, and on one most has rendered it necessary to exclude them material point of which an answer has not from all commercial intercourse with the been returned to an oflicial and written over. Rhine; and thus, placed in a state of morbid

ture. compression berween France and England, " One of the facts alluded to has been ad. Holland is deprived both of the advantages which clash with our general system, and This overture is on the aftair of the which she must relinquish, and of those Chesape ke.

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