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to prepare a list of twenty others, from GERMANY. It appears that the news which ten are to be selected to complete of the revolution in Naples has produced the number. Gen. Pepe is one of these a considerable sensation in Germany, where five, and is also appointed Commander in many are eager for change. The court of Chief of the army. The troops have Vienna was particularly active in dispatchmounted the tri-coloured cockade, and the ing couriers for Italy. It is stated, that tri-coloured flag waved on the guard-house there were letters in that city from Paris, of the civic guard. All these measures had dated on the 1st ult. (before the revolution been carried quietly into effect.
broke out,) which foretold it accurately. It This extraordinary revolution is describ. is added, that the Austrian cabinet would ed as having been produced entirely by the adopt energetic measures to secure its own Carbonari, a great, but, before the revolu. possessions in Italy. tion, a necessarily secret society of the Lin PRUSSIA.—The people of Berlin are berales of Naples and Italy. The prime beginning to manifest serious uneasiness at mover is stated to be Louis Merichino, & the protracted postponement of their long priest of Nola, a distinguished literary cha- promised Constitution. Some popular disracter, and a man of genius and resolution. turbances, accon panied by broils between
On the 13th July, the oath to the new the people and the soldiery, agitated Berlin constitution was taken by the King, and during the evening of the 1lth, and some the hereditary Prince, with the attendant subsequent evenings of last month. The ceremonies, and amidst universal acclama- commencement of the tumult is attributed tions. In the evening of the same day, in the official, as well as in private achowever, about 300 of the Farnese regi. counts, to a drunken squabble between ment, who had expressed themselves dis- some workmen and the keeper of a tavern, contented with the excess of duty, broke when the latter called in the assistance of into mutiny, and commenced their march the military guard, and caused his antaout of the city. A body of cavalry pur- gonists to be arrested. The seizure of these sued them, and they were completely rout- men collected a crowd of their comrades ed with the loss, some accounts say, of and other persons, who undertook to re100 men, others 36. The survivors were scue them. The troops used their arms to brought back and placed in confinements drive off the crowd, but were themselves The punishment of decimation, it was ex. repulsed. Other troops came to their aspected, would be inflicted on them. sistance, but the people were again victori
One of the last schemes of the Neapoli. ous. General Tauenzien, and the General tan government for overawing the army Commandant Branchetfelz, found it necesand the nation, was to publish on the 4th sary to bring into action the horse gensdar. July, two days before the revolution broke mes, by whom the multitude was at length out, a note from the Russian government. dispersed. This occurrence took place on In this note is expressed, in very unequi. the evening of the 11th, but for some sucvocal terms, the Emperor Alexander's dis- ceeding evenings the people again assem approbation of the late events in Spain, bled in the streets; and on the 13th, an and considering that this monarch posses- order of police was issued, to prohibit all ses above half a million of troops, trained, meetings in the streets, even for the most not to think, but to act in blind obedience innocent purposes. It is stated that seveto his orders, his disapprobation is no light ral persons were wounded in the contest. matter. He expresses profound affliction NETHERLANDS.-At Amsterdam, a at the Spanish revolution-anticipates all Mr Wibmer has been sentenced to six. the evil consequences from it which too years' imprisonment, for an alleged abuse frequently attend revolutions, and con- of the liberty of the press. It is not said cludes with informing the Spanish ambas. what was the object of the publication sador, that the measures which Spain may which has been thus severely visited. now pursue will determine the nature of the relations which shall in future subsist :
AMERICA.. between its government and his Imperial The Journals of the United States con. Majesty. In this note a hint is also tain intelligence from the Spanish Main to thrown out of a coalition among the Euro- the 30th May. A conspiracy had been pean powers to address to Spain, with one detected at Valencia, the head quarters of unanimous voice, the language of truth. Morillo, to take away the life of that Ge.
The States of the North of Italy are neral by poison. Upwards of a hundred said to be strongly disposed to imitate the individuals had been apprehended, “and example of heir brethren in the south. among them twenty females. The princi. A letter from Rome, of the 20th July, pal, Alcaide, had been shot; and Zabeleta; mentions that there had been a revolt at the mistress of Morillo, who was to have Ponte Corvo, (a town belonging to the pope) administered the poison, it was supposed and at Benevente, where the insurgents, would suffer a similar fate. amounting to 700 in number, had hoisted General Bolivar is stated to be at Quito, the tri-coloured flag.
with 8000 men. The greater proportion
of this force is said to have joined him on ing the great success of Bolivar, and that his march from New Granada. General his forces had appeared on the west coast Santander, with the advanced guard, is of South America. stated to have taken possession of Cuenca, The accounts from Buenos Ayres, re50 miles from Guayaquil. This intelli- ceived in America, mention that another gence is in some measure corroborated by revolution had taken place there, and that the arrival of a merchant vessel with let. General Alvear had fled for protection to ters from Valparaiso, dated in April, stat- the Province of Entre Rios,
PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.
HOUSE OF LORDS.July 19.–Lord great question at issue, either by vote of Erskine presented a petition from the Lord otherwise. Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of Lon July 17.-Dr Lushington brought for. don, in Common Council assembled, against ward a motion respecting a service of plate the course of proceeding with reference to presented to the Queen by his late Majesty, the Queen. The petition was read, and which, during her absence on the Conti. on the motion that it do lie on the table, nent, was placed in the custody of Mr Mash, the Earl of Lauderdale moved that the pe- of the Chamberlain's Office ; and her aptition be rejected. This was opposed by plication for its being returned was tethe Duke of Hamilton and Lord Holland, fused, on the ground that it was the proand supported by the Earl of Liverpoolperty of the Crown. The Doctor moved and the Lord Chancellor; the petition was for a copy of the correspondence on the then rejected
subject. Lord Castlereagh argued that [The proceedings in this House, as well the late King could never have intended to as in the House of Commons, regarding make it a personal present to the then the charges against the Queen, are noticed Princess of Wales, as he had no more pow. at a subsequent page, in the Chronicle. er to do so than to alienate the Crown Lånds,
HOUSE OF COMMONS.July 11.-A it being the property of the Crown as atmotion was made by Dr Lushington for tached to a Royal Palace, and some of it the production of copies of all the corre. having actually belonged to King William. spondence in the possession of Government It was therefore merely intended for her relative to the project ascribed to the French use, like the other furniture of Kensington Administration, of placing a Prince of the Palace, while she resided there in the year House of Bourbon on the Throne of Spa- 1808, and was never intended by that use nish America. The motion was opposed to be detached from that establishment. by Lord Castlereagh and Mr Canning, and Mr Huskisson corroborated this statement. supported by Sir J. Mackintosh, and was This explanation was quite satisfactory to ultimately withdrawn.
the House, and Dr Lushington's motion July 12.-- Leave was granted to Messrs was negatived without a division. The Brougham and Denman to attend at the question of right was thus set at rest, and Bar of the Lords, as her Majesty's Counsel, the more popular one, of its being a vexaagainst the Bill now pending; the motion tious denial, in order to distress her Mawas so worded, as to prevent this permis- jesty, was no less decisively settled, by the sion being drawn into a precedent. Dr promise of ministers that a suitable service Lushington also stated to the House, that of plate would be provided, whenever her her Majesty had been pleased to command Majesty might be pleased to fix upon à his services; he, therefore, applied to the proper residence. House to have the permission extended to finly 25.—Mr Wetherall brought forhimself.—Lord Castlereagh expressed his ward à motion relative to a gross libel on readiness to extend permission to any her Majesty, which had appeared in an Gentleman on either side, whose services Exeter Newspaper called Flyndell's Westshould be required. But Mr Wynn andern Luminary. The Honourable and Mr Banks opposed the Learned Doctor's Learned Gentleman's motion at first had application. The Hon. Members were, for its object that the Attorney-General however, content to give their negative to should be instructed to prosecute the printthe motion, without taking the sense of er ; but, on the suggestion of the Speaker, the House on it. On the motion of Lord the motion was altered to a resolution that Castlereagh, leave was also given to his Ma. the paragraph was a breach of privilege. jesty's Attorney and Solicitor General to The resolution was subsequently withdrawn attend.-It was understood that all the on the statement of Lord Castlereagh, that Gentiemen thus indulged would, by act the article in question was already under ing as advocates, forfeit their power of take the cognizance of the Attorney-General. ing any part in the determination of the
delayed until the 17th of August, in liopes Miraculous Escape. On the 7th ultimo, that during the interval some arrangement when a servant was returning from Mel. might be agreed on, which would supersede rose fair to Galashiels, mounted on a horse, further inquiry. It is said that the Coronathe property of Mr Caverhill of Jedburgh, tion of his Majesty will not take place which runs in the Blucher stage coach, till June next year. something alarmed the animal, and caused High Court of Justiciary. On the 13th it to leap over the parapet of Melrose instant, David Haggart and William For. Bridge. Though the horse and its rider rest were brought to the bar, accused of were precipitated into the Tweed from a baving committed eleven different acts of height of sixty feet, they both providen. theft, two of reset of theft, one of housetially escaped to the shore, with very little breaking, and one of prison-breaking, in injury to either.
Leith, Edinburgh, or neighbourhood. The "Outrage in Glasgow.-An affray which prisoners pleaded Guilty to the whole charthreatened serious consequences took place ges, excepting the charge of reset of theft; in Glasgow on the 28th ult. between a and a Jury being chosen, they adhered to party of the 13th regiment stationed there their plea, and signed it in presence of the and the inhabitants. The soldiers were Jury. The Advocate-Depute then adducsomewhat intoxicated ; and in the quarrel ed several witnesses, to shew the extent of drew their bayonets, from which several of the depredations committed by the pannels. the inhabitants as well as the police receiv. The Jury retired, and returned about two ed serious wounds. At length the soldiers hours after with the following written verwere overpowered, and 16 of them, all dict: “ Unanimously find the pannels guilty more or less hurt, were carried to the police of theft, but not of reset of theft ; and by a office. In consequence of this outrage the majority of voices find the charge of houseregiment was the same week marched breaking not proven.” Upon this verdict from Glasgow to Stirling Castle ; a detachbeing recorded, the Counsel for the pannels ment being stationed at Greenock.
objected to sentence following upon it, in Marchmont Pecrage. On the 13th in. respect that it did not find them guilty of stant, Lord Sidmouth, by his Majesty's com- any of the charges laid in the indictment, mand, presented to the House of Lords but of the abstract crime of theft. The the petition of Alexander Home, Esq. Court ordered informations to be given in claiming the titles of Earl of Marchmont, upon the import of the verdict, betwixt &c. with his Majesty's reference thereof to and the 13th of November next, and the the House ; when the same were referred prisoners were re-committed to jail. to the Lords' Committee for Privileges. On the 14th came on the trial of John
Convention of Royal Burghs. The Con- Sharp, accused of firing a loaded pistol, on vention sat at Edinburgh on the 13th, the 19th of January last, at Alexander 14th, and 15th instant. The first business Livingstone, one of the Lanark county pa. was to vote an Address to the King, on his trole, whereby he was severely wounded ; accession to the throne. A petition from and also of breaking into the cellar of the Old Brechin, praying an alteration in the set Bridgeton Victualling Society, and stealof the burgh, was considered, and on a ing therefrom a quantity of spirits, wine, division of 23 to 20 was granted. The and soap, and of being habit and repute alteration required was, the Dean of Guild a thief. The prisoner pled not guilty. and Trades Councillor should be elected After the examination of a number of by the bodies to which they belonged, in witnesses, he was found guilty of both place of being appointed by the Magistrates crimes, and after an admirable address and Council. The Convention afterwards from Lord Pitmilly, was sentenced to be resolved to address both Houses of Parlia. executed at Glasgow on the 16th of August ment, on the subject of the restrictions on next.--After this trial was concluded, trade; and after some routine business, Sharp's agent discovered that one of his adjourned.
jury wanted a few months of the age ne. 20.-The London Gazette of the 15th cessary to qualify him to act in such contained a proclamation for postponing the capacity ; and immediately represented ceremony of the coronation until his to Lord Sidmouth the circumstance of his Majesty's “ pleasure shail be far:her sig. client not having been legally convicted, nified thereupon.” This measure is said and Sharp has in consequence received á to havě been adopted in consequence of a respite of sentence, during his Majesty's representation from the Duke of York to pleasure. his Majesty. It is also stated to be in On the same day came on the trial of consequence of advice from the Duke of Lewis Hutton and John Cream, accused of York, that the second reading of the bill of breaking into a house on the road from puins and penalties against the Queen was Lochend to Leith; and of James Grieve, charged with stealing a quantity of indigo intended, we understand, to sow the shelv. from a warehouse in Leith. They were ing of the crags below the walk with furze all three found guilty of the crimes libel. and broom, which will much improve the led. The two former, therefore, were sen aspect of an object só conspicuous, and be tenced to 14 years, and the latter to 7 years' a sufficient protection against any possible transportation.
danger. It is also contemplated to plant 26. This day a new chain bridge, erect the interstices of the rock, at a sufficient ed across the Tweed at New Waterford, elevation above the walk, with the rarest - was opened to the public. At half-past exotic shrubs and heaths, which will entwelve, Captain Brown, the inventor, cross- dure our northern climate. These will ed and re-crossed the bridge in a curricle, both beautify the walk, and afford a rich followed by a vast number of loaded carts, fund of amusement to the botanist. · while the military bands played 6 God 10. Death of the Duchess of York.-save the King." Soon afterwards the com Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York, mittee of management, the trustees, &c. who had been for a considerable time past preceded by the band, crossed from the dangerously indisposed, expired on Satursouthern to the northern end of the bridgc, day the 5th, at her seat at Oatlands. The and returned. The extreme length of the Duke was present at her last moments, suspending chains, from the point of junc- and for some time previously. Her Roytion on each side of the Tweed, is 390 feet, al Highness the Duchess of York was eld. from the stone abutments, or towers, 432. est daughter of the late King of Prussia, * The platform, or road way, is 360. The by his first consort, Elizabeth Ulrica height of the bridge above the surface of Christiana, of Brunswick Wolfenbuttle. the water is 27 feet. The weight of the She was born May 7, 1767, and was chains, platform, &c. is about 160 tons, married to the Duke of York in Septembut the bridge is calculated to support 360 ber 1791. Her Royal Highness, partly tons. It has only cost L. 5000'; a stone from the state of her health, and in part, - bridge at the same place would have cost we believe, from other causes, lived in
L. 20,000; and it possesses this superioris much retirement during her latter years. ty over a stone bridge, that, having no She was of an amiable and kind disposipillars or support in the middle of the tion. Her charities, though unostentati. water, it will not be liable to be swept ous, were extensive and judicious. The away By floods.
poor of the neighbourhood had reason to 31. Dreadful Affair at Greenock. This love, and the rich whom she honoured with - town was the scene of a murderous out- her acquaintance esteemed her. rage on the part of some soldiers on S::.. Trial of Major Cartwright, 8.-On turday evening. A party of six of the Thursday the 3d instant came on for 13th regiment had been drinking in a trial, at the Warwick Assizes, the case of public house, where two of them were bil- the King 1. Cartwright, Wooler, Ed. letted ; and having gone out a good deal monds, Lewis, and Maddocks, for the intoxicated, quarrelled with some sailors, meeting at Birmingham, on the 12th July with whom a scuffle ensued, and the sol. 1819, at which Sir C. Wolseley was undiers had the worst of it. They were lawfully elected a Member of Parliament driven back to their quarters, where they 'for Birmingham. Mr Balguy opened the seized their muskets, and having ball cart. pleadings, and Mr S. Vaughan stated the ridge, fired from the windows upon the case. Witnesses were then called as to crowd. Three persons, two of them po. the proceedings and speeches at the meet·lice watchmen, were in this manner killed ing, which occupied the whole of Thurson the spot, and it was only on the arrival day, and on Friday morning the defence of a strong military guard, that the assail. commenced with a three hours speech from ants were compelled to stop firing, when Wooler. Major Cartwright then solicited they were all taken prisoners, and deliver- and obtained permission from the Court to ed over to the civil power. At the head read himself the written defence, which he quarters of the 13th at Stirling Castle, the had put into the hands of his counsel, Mr officers and privates collected the sum of Hill, but which that gentleman was not L. 100, for the benefit of the families of allowed to make use of. The Chief Baron the sufferers, which was transmitted to then summed up, and the Jury returned a Greenock, by the Colonel, with many ex- 'verdict of guilty against all the defendants. pressions of sorrow and regret for the mis. They will be brought up for judgment in conduct of the six soldiers and its fatal the Court of King's Bench next term.. ist consequences.
TRIALS FOR HIGH TREASON IN AUGUST.
SCOTLAND. Stirling.--The Special ComSalisbury Crags. The new walk round mission of Oyer and Terminer met here the base of Salisbury Crags is now almost on Thursday the 13th July-present, the finished, and will be a monument to pos. Lord President, Lord Chief Baron, Lord terity of the good taste, public spirit, and Justice Clerk, Lord Chief Commissioner, extensive benevolence of the age. It is and Lord Gillies. Andrew Hardie, one of the men taken at the affair on Bonnymạir, stopping the cotton-works at Johnston and on the 5th April last, (as recorded in our its neighbourhood, on the 3d of April last, number for that month,) was first tried, and when John Speirs, a leader on that occafound guilty on the 2d and 4th counts of sion, was put to the bar. After a trial of the indictment, namely, “ levying war an nearly forty hours, the Jury found the gainst the King,--and compassing to levy prisoner guilty of striking work himself, war against the King, to compel him to and of compelling and persuading others change his measures.” On Friday, John to do so; but the Court informed them Baird was tried, and found guilty on the that, as this only amounted to a misde2d count. Eighteen others, on Saturday, meanour, the verdict could not be received retracted their former plea, and pleaded on a trial for High Treason. The Jury Guilty, throwing themselves on the mercy were afterwards enclosed three different of the Crown. Francis Jeffrey and Robert times, and returned amended verdicts; Hunter, Esqrs. acted as counsel for the their last was not guilty. The prisoner prisoners. The Court prohibited the pub. was then dismissed from the bar. John lication of the evidence on this or any of Lang was then brought to the bar, but the forthcoming trials, till they should be the Lord Advocate declined to bring witall concluded.
nesses against him, and he was also disGlasgow: The Lord President, Lord charged." Justice Clerk, Lord Chief Baron, Lord Stirling. On the 4th instant, the Court Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court, met aga
met again at Stirling, when John M-Mil. and Lord Pitmilly, opened the Court at lan and Andrew Dawson withdrew their Glasgow, on the 20th ult. James Wilson, former plea of not guilty and pleaded hosier, residing at Strathaven, was tried guilty, throwing themselves on the mercy and found guilty, but unanimously re. of the Crown. Against the six remaining commended to mercy by the jury. It was prisoners the Lord Advocate declined to proved in evidence that he was one of a
proceed, and they were acquitted. Sentence ho had marched from Strathaven, of death was then passed on the 22 prind corched the houses of the neighbour, soners who had been already convicted, ing farmers and proprietors for arins, car- either by their own admission, or the ver
them off by force and intimidation. dict of a Jury ; but, with the exception of He was sentenced to be executed, by hang- Hardie and Baird, the other prisoners were ind and beheading, &c. on the 30th Au- encouraged to hope that the mercy of the prot, and it has since been intimated to him Crown might be extended to them. The that he is not to expect mercy. Next day, dyr. The business of the Special Comfour other prisoners, against whom true mica
mission was concluded here on the 9th bills had been found were brought to the instant, when Thomas Mackay, one of the bar, but the Lord Advocate humanely de prisoners, retracted his former plea, and Jined calling witnesses against them, and pleaded guilty. The Lord Advocate, con
were accordingly liberated, after ex. sidering that the ends of justice would be pressing becoming gratitude for the lenien. sufficiently answered by the convictions
of his Lordship. J. A. Murray, Esq. which had already taken place, declined anted, as leading counsel for the prisoners. proceeding against the remaining three
Dumbarton. The Court, consisting of prisoners, and they were accordingly disthe Lord President, Lord Justice Clerk, charged. Mr J. P. Grant acted as counLord Chief Baron, Lord Pitmilly, met sel for the prisoners, both here and at here on the 26th ult. and proceeded to the Paisley and Stirling. trial of Robert Monroe, cotton spinner at After the business of the Court was conDumbarton. The charge against this man cluded, the Lord Advocate rose and exwas for having assisted at the manufac- pressed his satisfaction that the commission ture of arms, with a view to their being was now ended, except in so far as it relat. employed against the King. inst the King.
The trial ed to those who had escaped the hand of Lasted two days, and in the end the jury justice.-Bills had been found against no found a verdict of not guilty. MrJ. P. less than 98 individuals; of these 5l, the Grant conducted the defence. Upon the principal ringleaders, had escaped appre. verdict being read, the audience behaved hension, and of them he would say, that if Fother indecorously in expressing their są- they ever presumed again to shew their tisfaction, and one person, who rendered heads, trusting to the conclusion of the himself conspicuous by cheering and clap- commission, they would be miserably disping. was sent to jail by the Court. The appointed, as the proceeding against such evidence against the other five persons, as had fled would be removed into the formerly arraigned here, being similar to Court of Justiciary, for the purpose of ob. the first, the Lord Advocate declined pro- taining an outlawry against them, which. secuting them, and they were all liberate in the case of treason, was tantamount to a ed.
verdict of guilty. There had been only Paisley.-The Court sat here on the two acquitted after trial, and although he Ist inst. to try the prisoners accused of did not wish or intend to call in question