Зображення сторінки
PDF
ePub

1“ liament, the Bank of England is emGOLD! LOOK SHARP! “ powered to pay them in specie one

“ year sooner than had been agreed '“ Make hay while the sun shines.”

upon ; so that any person carrying The demand for Sovereigns re-1" them to the Bank, may on having gularly increases at the Bank :

“ passed the forms of identifying the and no wonder, when we reflect on/" name and abode of the holder, &c.

« receive a sovereign for each of them: the innumerable forged notes and

" but this does not discontinue the on the endless and ruinous break-“ free circulation, or in the smallest ings of country bankers. What “ degree reduce the current value, of e simpleton must any man, or the notes in hand-neither preventwoman, be to keep a bit of pa

“ing any from receiving them, nor

“ any holder from insisting or tenper, which may be forged, which

dering them in payment : indeed may be worth not a straw from

" the sovereigns and the notes will the breaking of a bank, and which “ circulate together until the latter is sure to burn to nothing if fire 1. are all gradually exchanged at the approach it, when, only for car

Bank for sovereigns; and as the

“ value of the gold sovereign is calrying it, or sending it to the bank,

I“ culated in due and relative proporgold can be had for it! Who,

|“ tion to the note, and as the Bank are that now circulates paper-money" fully possessed of specie to meet

of any sort, can have the face to them all, there can be no difficulty in "be shocked at the hangings at the " the public mind as to their present Old Bailey ?

continued circulation.".

Reader, look at this ! Consider But, what has made me, in this

it well, and become wise quickly. pointed manner, return to this

This is an attempt to put a stop subject, is, the following ugly

0, or to check, the demand for and ominous article in the Cou-old at the Bank! And, yet, RIER, to which I have, more than

why should this worthy Scotchonce alluded.

man, who is a government " It is nécessary for public conve"nience to correct an erroneous im- |

man, wish to put a stop to what " pression which some tradesmen and the government brought in an act “others have taken, that all the Bank to cause to be done? And, then, “ one-pound notes have been or are again, if he did not want to put to be called in ; and this has tended this stop, why take such pains, " to check their circulation as usual : 1

1" for public convenience,” to per" - the fact is, that no order has is. ** sued for their being dramon out of suade people to continue to circu* Use ; but by the recont Act of Pas- late the one-ponnders! Why tell them, they may force creditors to being drawn to the gallows on a take them! Why hint, that the hurdle 1 sovereigns are no heavier and In short, these false stories better than it should be! This is alarm me! What should such a very strange way of aiding the lies be put forth for, except for views of the Ministers in getting the purpose of preventing peothe one-pounders exchanged for ple from going to demand gold ? gold! And, especially, when And why should any body he takes care to tell us, at the wish to cause gold not to be close, that “ the Bank is fully demanded? These are questions possessed of sovereigns to meet which I put for the serious con“ the one-pounders.”. Aye, and sideration of every one, who has to meet the other notes too, I bank notes in his possession, whehope ! For, the other notes may ther town bank or country bank. now be changed into sovereigns Mind, reader, one of two things by changing the big notes first will take place; another stoppage, into little ones.

or a reduction of the interest of the However, I do not like this Debt. One parson, one lawyer, article in the Courier! It may and several other persons “ out be pure folly; it may be half " of doors,” have written pamphroguery and half folly. It may, lets to show the justice and necesperhaps, have come out of DA-sity of such reduction. LORD NIEL STEWA'RT's own brains, Milton, in his circular-letter, and Whitehall may know no expresses an opinion to the same more of it than the child unborn; amount. Several gentlemen“ in but I do not like it. Especially“ doors” have said the same as I have heard, that there are thing. Now, then, let P fellows who go to Inns and N- , who writes to me from Coffee Houses and to Market Kent, look well to this; and Towns to persuade people, that let him ask himself what he the Sovereigns are light weight, " ought to do with 2,0001. in and to call them Tokens.” They " the 3 per cents”!!! And, let are not tokens. They are the him remember, that the moment king's coin ; and to utter them the reduction is broached seriously under weight or of impure metal is by the gentlemen “ in doors,” he felony and treason, and is punish- will begin to weep for not having able with hanging, the malefactor followed my advice, long ago

publickly given; which is, to get let it not burn, but send it up, his money into the king's coin, or and get gold for it. into gold bars, and keep it till he I have answered, by post, the sees which way the cat jumps ! friend in Surrey, who asked me If there should be (a thing which whether he ought to take Bank I tremble to think of!) another of England Notes to America ; . stoppage, or a repeal of Peel's and I may as well inform others, Bill, God knows, and he only that I know of no use for Bank knows, how much paper a Sove- of England notes in that country reign will buy! And, if there be other than that of lighting segars, not another stoppage, and a re- There are people there to deal duction of the Debt: take place, in every thing, and, perhaps, a God only knows how much stock pound-note might sell there foi a a sovereign will buy. The Mi- quarter of a dollar ; but, I should nisters are pursuing the “ stern think, not more. Gold, in any “ path of duty;" and, if they shape, may now lawfully be carkeep in that path, every seven ried or sent out of England. sovereigns now laid by, will pur- All the laws against it were rechase an acre of good aruble land pealed by Peels Bill. in less than two years time! If any one have a large Bank,

L NEW EDITION_ENLARGED.

DOLA Just Published, in One Volume, Ocof England note, he can change tavo, Price 6s. in Boards,

THE APOCRYPHAL NEW into one-pounders at the Bank, I TESTAMENT. Being all the which, by a clause in this last act, Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces

now extant, attributed in the first four is compelled to give him ones for it! centuries to JESUS CHRIST, his

Apostles, and their Companions, and And, then, the Bank will give

not included in the New Testament, him Sovereigns for the ones ; un by its compilers. Translated and now

first collected into One Volume. With less it should stop, which, mind, Prefaces and Tables, and various

Notes and References.. it can do whenever it pleases ! |

Question. After the writings conMind this, and “ make hay !"

tained in the New Testament, were

selected from the numerous Gospels If any one have a country- and Epistles then in existence, what

became of the Books that were rebank note, the law compels the

Ijected by the compilers ? country Banker to give him a ANSWER.-In the present Work the

translations of all the rejected Books • Bank of England note for it, or, now in existence, are carefully colto give him

lected, and a table of all that are lost gold. Having got lis subjoined. He, therefore, who the gold, all is safe ; and, having possesses the New Testament itself,

and the Apocryphal New Testament, got the Bank of England note, has, in the two volumes, a collection

of all the Historical Records relative NEW EDITION of the

Christ and his Apostles, now in A Political WORKS of THOMAS existence, that were considered sacred PAİNE is just published, by R Carby any sect of Christians during the lile, 55, Fleet-street. Price £2. This first four centuries after his birth.

edition is exempt of all his Deistical * Although the Apocryphal New Writings, and is confined to his Politie. Testament was put forth without pre- cal and Miscellaneous Writings, which tension or ostentatious announcement, consist of his Essays and Dissertations or oven ordinary solicitude for its on Government, on Politics, on Me. fate, yet a large Edition has been soldchanics and Literature. - The Edition in a few Months. To this New Edi- contains about 1200 pages, in two Vo. tion there are some additions. There lumes, in boards; has several pieces is annexed to it a Table of the years that were never before published in whóréin all the Books of the New this country; a Memoir by the pub= * Testament ' are stated to have been lisher is prefixed, and a well executed written ; to the Order of the Books of|Likeness of the Author. The present the Apocryphal New Testament 'the Edition is superior to any thing of the Authorities from whence they have kind that has hitherto appeared in this been taken are affixed ; and finally Country. many errors have been corrected. N.B. The whole of the Publications TA Prospectus containing the Addi. of R. Carlile may still be had at 55,

ong to complete the first Edition, and Fleet-street, London. for the information of Inquirers respecting the work, may be håd, Price Od. On the First of June will be pub.

in lished, price Is. an ADDRESS to - London : Printed for. WILLIAM

Men of Science, by R. Carlile." HONE, 45, Ludgate-hill.

FinabyC.Carr, l Patially on M.Com, L, GanaE

[ocr errors]

. Vol. 39.-No. 9.] LONDON, SATURDAY, June 2, 1821. [Price 6:1.

Published every Saturday Morning, at Sir' o'Clock.

.: "Totii .|Turnips has, it may be said, no

is thing to do with “ Scotch ImpuSAMUEL CLARKE, Esq., :f“ dence and English Sheepish

los ness.” No ; except that I ON SCOTCH IMPUDENCE AND * ENGLISH SHEEPISHNESS ;""

choose to write upon both in one

and the same Register. Scotch AND ALSO '

. : ita impudence, favoured by English On divers things, connected with sheepishness, has had a great

the present state of husbandry deal to do in despoiling and deand of the labourers in husband- frauding the English labourer in

ry, especially the attempt con- husbandry : it has been the great i tained in SCARLETT's check- immediate cause of the direct population bill. . . attempts against the very exist

ence of that labourer: it has Kensington, 29th May, 1821. actually produced the savage i DEAR SIR,

notions, respecting the poor, I have very seldom experienced which have, at last, assumed the greater pleasure than that given air of a settled design.' Upon all me by your Letter of the 23rd these matters I am about to adof this month. We are always dress you, beginning with that, pleased to find our labours attend- which is so pleasing to me, and ed with effect; to find that our in which the nation at large as words produce acts; to find the well as the farmers are so deeply thing, which we tug at, move. interested, namely, the cultivation In this particular case there are of the Swedish Turnip. I am many circumstances of a nature anxious to do justice to our Engpeculiary pleasing; and I cannot lish labourers ; but it is but fair, refrain fromı making those cir- you know, that I should do a cumstances known to the public, little justice to myself, especially who, it will be seen, are by no when I consider, that there is nomeans, uninterested in the subject thing that I can do in that way of this our correspondence., which must not be beneficial to s The: cultivation of Swedish the country: :

. 2 B Printed by C. Clement, and published by John M. Cobbett, 1, Clement's Inn.

[Price Sirpence Halfpenny in the Country.]

« НазадПродовжити »