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0»0 L PEACE SOCIETIES. ADDRESS TO CHRISTIAN MINISTERS. {Concluded from our last.) With such a glorious, such a triumphant example before f hem, as that at the Prince of Peace, my Brethren and Pill hers, shall the advocates for the self-denying, forgiving, peaceable dispositions of Christianity despair of success? Have they not abundant encouragement to persevere in the promulgation and enforcement of the peculiar, and most lovely feature of the Christian system By this shall men know that ye are my disciples if ye have love one towards another. Amidst the various and important subjects upon which you have publicly and privately insisted in the discharge of your ministerial office, permit me respectfully and affec- tionately to ask. if this has had that frequent and energetic attention to which it is entitled ? Far be it from me to un- olervaltie.the necessity of laying a good foundation in the faith of the gospel, By grace are ye saved through faith neither would I seek to lessen the bright anticipation of a believer's hope, "which hope is an anchor of the soul both sure and steadfast." But 0 remember, that the richest gem in the Redeemer's diadem is love, and that those approach the nearest to the perfection of the Chris- tian character, in whom the purest resemblance to this jewel is to be found "And now abideth faith, hope, charity, but the greatest of these is charity."—" If we love one another, God dweileth in us, and his love is perfected inns." Go then, esteemed and beloved friends, whether clergy- man of the ..established church, or pastors over dissenting folds, whéther preachers in Methodist connections, or mi. nisters among Moravians, and Friends.-Go, and exhort your hearers in the language of the Apostle, that ''they put on, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, long-suffering, for- bearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any, even as Christ forgave you, so dw ve and, above all things, put on charity, which is the bond of perfeetfiess." Avail yourselves of every opportunity to demonstrate to those over whom you are called to watch and pray, that these truly amiable and noble dispositions of the Christian character cannot but be violated by every part 01 the practice of war. Let your arm and your voice be raised in favour of national and social peace. Let the long, contaminating reproach that war is advocated by Christians be wiped away. Let this blood-stained barrier to the glorious conquest of our Immanuel be removed for ever It is not enough that the Ministers of the Gospel do not professedly encourage war, it is their imperious duty, frequently and energetically, to bear their open testimony againtt it and to strive incessantly to root out of the minds of their hearers, all J hose secret prepossessions in favour of military valour, honour, and glory, which, by erroneous education, they m.iy have imbibed. Let every Christian assembty resolve itself into a Peace Society, ever acting upon the following divine and heaventy principles :— To promote the highest degree of Christian love, gentleness, ,and forbearance towards each other, and society in general: yc discountenance that spirit, and to oppose those anti, chris- tian principles, upon which the practice of war is founded To aid in the circulation of those tracts which are calculated to advance the pure spirit of Christian philanthropy. What happy effects, my friends, may not be speedily; anticipated by a general union of Christians upon such principles, and co-operating upon an entarged scale 1 How many future demoralizing, ruinous and bloody wars may be averted, by their affectionate and respectful remonstrances, addressed to every Government about to engage in the direful contest What miseries may not Britain, and other countries be spared by such a measure How benign and heaventywoutd it make Christianity appear And what peace and joy will attend those who engage in the merciful] undertaking "Blessed are the Peace-makers, for they shall be called the Children of God. By converting every religious assembly into the Peace Soetcty. how will the union and happiness of each be pro- moted ? How many of those painful distentions may be avoided, which have sometimes raged in Christian commu- nities, to the destruction of peace and edification, embitter- ing the thous1* — p. juvd, not unfre<j"tiitly, producing perpetual separation between the members of the same church, accompanied with a bitterness of spirit, which has hardly ceased till a new generation of worshippers has arisen ? It is probable that many excellent men. who wish to see the reign of the Prince of Peace established upon the earth, netrrtheless regard the attempts of a lew individuals, or a few societies* as fruitless and chimerical. To these we have to remark, First. That as the language of Scripture prophecy tlU- tliotizes the expectation of such a state of things, and as we are called upon both by the precepts and examples of the New Testament individually to cultivate those disposi- tions, which will be requisite to a state of universafpeacc, we cannot err if in this respect we obey our divine Master's; injunction, Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning, and ye yourselves like unto men that wait 'for their Lotd." By having implanted in our hearts a hatred for tvar, and a love of pence, we shall assuredly be more like him, who was led as a lamb to the slaughter; who said Love your enemies, bless them that hate you. and pray for thein that despitefully use and persecute YOIl." We shall certainly be better prepared for receiving the gracious promises addressed to the Church of God, For thus saith the Lord, behold I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of theGenliles like a flowing stream;" "audit shut) come to/pass before they call, I will answer, and while they are yet speaking, I will hear. The wolf and thelarnb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock, and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall neither hurt nor destroy in all my holy moun- tain, sait h thc Lord." Secondly. However chimerical the work may appear to some, it is not only begun, but it is rapidly advancing; part cubirly in America, where the establishment of Peace 'Ills' Societies first commenced. Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Independents, Baptists, Methodists, as well as Moravians and Friends, and also the New Jerusalem Church in the Western territories, have felt their bosoms wanned by the holy flame of Christian benevolence. Almost every num- ber of the American publication, called the Friend of Peace, announces new societies, or considerable accessions to those previously established; And shall not these benign institutions grow and thrive in a clime so congenial with all that is excellent and praise-worthy as that of Enghind ? It ought not to be, it cannot be doubted. Already several societies have been established in our highly favoured country, and we hope a generous spirit of emulation will be excited among us, who can first eiirol themselves in this army of peaceful warriors, whose banner is the olive- branch of peace, and the" weapons of whose warfare are not carnal, though mighty, through God, to the pulling down of strong ho)d:i, casting down imaginations, and every high thmgthatexaittth itseffftgainstthe knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thonght to the obedience of Christ." PACIIICUS. LITERARY REVIEW. (FnoM "TnE SUN ") The Second Tour of Dt. Syntax, in search of Consolation. A POEM. The First Part of this Work, which was entitled The Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search oflhe Picturesque," possessed So much merit, that it soon went through eight Editions, and became so popular, that it tempted several impudent Scribblers to assume the title, and to affix the Doctor's name to some worthless compositions, which soon expired in their own insignificance.Those swindling attempts, however, were attended with one good consequence, for they provoked the ingenious Author of the original work to come forward andviIHlicate his reputation ly resuming the subject, and gratifying the public with a second part, relating the amiable but whimsical Doctor's farther expe- ditions., Our readers will remember that the Doctor had the misfortune to lose his wife, as described in the first part, and though he did not also lose his taste for the Picturesque under this heavy calamity, his second Tour was chiefly intended to'divert'his mind from melancholy reflections, and therefore he was induced tri undertaken new journey for the purpose of seeking for CONSOLATION. Titoadventutes that befvl him in the last expedition are re- corded in this second part, which was brought forth in eight monthly numbers that now complete the work. We shall nut forestall the curiosity of our readers by a descrip- tion of the nature and extent of his rambles, but we can assure the:n that lhe ch,¡ractcr of the Hcro is maintained with the same spirit and humour as at first, and the public luive now a work that will always holt! a distinguished rank rxnongst the humoious and moral productions of the present age. The name of the Author has long been well known by many other excellent works in verse and prose, but as he has never annexed it u> of hi* former pro- ductions, we do not think-we have a t 10 11 i iton the present occasion. We can prOmlöPJllr < great pleasure in the perusal of the resume;' it irned, pious, and good humoured Doctor, and u ;t express our surprise as well as admiration of the All' igorous and fertile imagination, at the advanced pen-life to which ht' has arrived,as annuUllced in tJle sub,! i brief, modest, and delicate Introduction. It is, also. justice to Mr. ROWLANDSON to state that the twenty-iour plates which adorn the Second Part, exhibit the full spirit and humour which charsfbterizedull those efforts eff his facetious pencil, which gave occasion to the former part of this ori- ginal and diverting Poem, and which so well illustrated its progress and adventures. IntToduction.-It has been the opinion of many whose superior judgment commanded my submission, that I was called upon to separate the works written by me, as the i Biographer of Dr. Syntax, from those which have been palmed upon the public, by others, who have pilfered that title. I have submitted to this opinion,'though my 80th year is approaching, and have written this book. The first Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque, the Dance of Death, the Dance (1' Life, and this volume, con- taining the second Tour, are the only works in this style of composition, which have been written by me. 11 This second tour is, like the former one, a work of sug- gestions, from the plates, by Mr. Rowlandson, though not with such entire reserve as the first. Some few of the sub- jects may have been influenced by hints from me, and I am willing to suppose that such are the least amusing of them. For the sake of my readers I might have wished for more time than was allowed me, and, for my own sake, that I had more slrcl1g:h.-bjll it the work appears to be such, as to justify the hope of affording pleasure, apologies are need- less and if such an expectation is doubtful, they are impertinent. ".T LORD J. RUSSELL TO MR. WILBERFORCE. Tuubridge-zoells, Au«. 3. 1820. SrR,-I address to you a public letter, because you are a public man on whom much depends. Although I gene- rally differ with you in politics, I warmly admire your generous efforts for the welfare of mankind, and I believe yon capable of doing at this moment a great benefit to your country. for this reason I communicate to you. in the form of a petition to the Kiug. my sentiments on the oiie subject of the present day. The Whigs, as you well know, have no power whatever. It is useless for them to origi- nate any thing. If they move in part, they are defeated by a ministerial majority if they attend public meetings, it is said they are endeavouring to bring about a revolution, and new laws to restrain freedom are immediately enacted. But you, sir, and same others, whose support is the sole strength of administration, are bound to intefere if they bate any thing of thewisdom and prudence which you attribute to their general conduct. In the following paper I have given no opinion on the guilt or innocence of the Queen. I regret and disapprove. of the measure of leaving her Majesty's name out of the Liturgy—I regret, though I cannot severely blame, the language of many of the addresses that have been pre- sented to her. I do not wish to prejudge a question of which we know nothing. I have also omitted many topics that might have: been insisted upon. You are perfectly aware of the nature of the discussion's that will take place, and the temper in which they will be met. In your hands is. pCI haps, sir, the fate of this country. The future historian will ask, whether it was right to risk the welfare of England—her boasted constitution—her national power—on the event of an inquiry into the conduct of the Princess of Wales, in her villa upon the lake of Como? From the majority which followed you in the House of Commons, he will conclurle you had the power to prevent the die being thrown. lIe will ask, if you wanted the inclination ? I remain, your faithful and obedient servant, JOHNRUSSELT.. THE HUMBLE PETITION OF.* TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING. W., Ma;«tv's most dutiful and obedift«r.subjects, approach your Majesty Wllh teeiiugs or Uic deepest anxiety and the most profound respect, but at the same tim.'j with a. firm conviction of the uprightness of otic intentions, to address your Majesty Oil the subject of her Majesty the Queen. Were the conduct of the Queen a private matter, were it a subject that concerned your Majesty alone, we should be the last persons to mtrmte with our advice, or to delay: the trial of the Queen's conduct a single instant. But your Majesty has. nobly shown that you consider it a matter or, public import: your Majesty has proved, by offer's of an amicable arrangement, that you were ready to allow a Queen charged with a total abandonment of her duty still- to retain the title of your wife, and ',0 he notified as such to the powers of Europe. It was only wnen the Queen landed in England that your Maje t\ "I beha/t of the public interests and the puthc ountry, and sent down to your Houses ot Pari", "L infor- mation which had been received respecting Majesty's conduct nbroad. To your Majesty, therefore, it would be superfluous, and consequently indecorous, to urge that persons of your: exalted station are not raised to such eminent rank for the purpose of involving their subjects in all their domestic differences; but, viewing this difficult question as your Majesty has viewed it—namely, as a matter of Slate—we must be permitted to express our doubts whether your Majesty has been wisely advised to bring it forward at all. It nppearstluit your Majesty's servants have thought right to proceed against the Queen by a Bill of Pains and Pe- nalties. Far be it from us to canvass whether any proceed- ing could have been instituted in the Ecclesiastical or other Courts, or whether the Queen could have been constitu- tionally impeached. We bow to the decision of the great law authorities by whom the Throne is surrounrlcd; and we conclude, that as no method of trial known to the ordinary tribunals, nor even the extraordinary mode of impeachment, has been adopted, that a bill was the only proceeding that could reach the offence of the Queen.— But we cannot disguise from ourselves that a bill inflicting penalties ought in very few cases indeed to be resorted to. If impeachment has been likened to Goliah's sword, which should only be brought out of the temple on solemn occasions, how much more is this observation true, of single laws made for a single case, which at once create the offence, regulate the proof, decide upon the evidence, and invent the punishment ?—a mode of criminal conviction so anomalous, and so fearfully liable to injustice, as to have been censured and rejected by many of the most enlightened men of ancient and modern e I times—not writing in the heat of blood, but placing beacons < to guide states and empires in' the right course of legisla- tiun.* Without yielding to their arguments we may be permitted to observe, that, when the Parliament of England has sanctioned laws against individuals, it has usually been either when the accused person fled from trial, as in the cases of the Earl of Clarendon and Lord Bolingbroke—or i when a sudden insurrection and invasion to change the dynasty were apprehended, as in the case of Bishop 'Atter- bury-or when peculiar circumstances occurred, as in the case of Sir John Fenwick, who. after a bill, was found against|bim by a Grand Jury, defrauded justice by a pre- tended contrition, and, abusing the lenity of the 'law and the mercy of his prosecutors, bribed one of the witnesses against him to go abroad. But in this case, what is the reason for a Bill of Pains and Penalties ? Has the Queen fled from justice? Is there a paramount State necessity y for punishment ? Are there any circumstances learlin" us to suppose that justice will be defrauded if this bill ctoes not PIss ? That the Queen has not fled from justice is not only the admission, but forms one of the chief charges, of her prosecutors. This point, therefore, requires no proof. Is there, then, a paramount State necessity ? We confess we are unable to perceive it. The Queen, it is well known, has for many years unhappily been separated from your Majesty, and during the last six years, indeed, has resided out of this country. It is impossible, therefore, for any sober-minded man to maintain that there is a danger lest the succession of the Crown be tainted. As little, or nearly as little, is there any danger for the future. The great point of the succession, then—the only one on which the conduct of the Queen is of paramount interest to the State, is not affected. Ev.;n if we go a step farther, and enquire whether the beha-viour of the Queen has affected the public morals of England ? to this question also, we must reply in the negative. The Queen has been several years resident abroad whether, as her enemies affirm, her life was licen- tious—or whether, as her friends stoutly maintain, she upheld her Royal character—the influence of her example could extend only to the inhabitants of Conm or of Athens. To the wives and daughters of England she was extinct- removed from, their sphere of action, as effectually as if she hail been dead—and tr, their ears the details of her domestic life, the scandal tales 0f her neighbour" and her servants, the scenes of immorality which are alleged to have hap- L^ges in priros homines nolunt ferri: id enim est privilegiumj cp10 ^'lid est injust'ius I— CICERO, See also PA LEY. pened, are now, for the Ifil-,t time, to be revealed by the l enquiry your Majesty has been advised to set on foot. t If then there is no paramount necessity, nor even a prima facie case of policy, for proceeding against the Quemi by Bill, let us next inquire whether the ends of justice will be defeated ifthts;Bi!t does not pass? It is difficult to say they would. IftYlc law of England has made no provision for trying a Queen on a-charge'of immoral conduct abroad, the reason is probably to be found in the conclusion we have just made, that such conduct does not seriously affect the State. But, on the other hand, we are competied to represent that the ends of justice may be grossly defeated by the passing of the Bill now pending in Parliament. For what, let us humbly ask, is *he situation of the Queen ? Separated from her husband during the first year of her marriage, she has been forced outof lhatcircle of domestic duties and domestic affections which alone are of power to keep a wife holy and safe from evil. For the period to which the accusation extends she has been also removed from the control of public ot)inion,-the best remaining check this world can afford upon female behaviour. Many women, unhappily, there are in England, who have aban- doned husbands warmly attached to them, and a large family of children dependent upon (hern for maternal care; but not one has yet been exposed to such tin ordeal, or threatened with such a a disgrace, as the Queen. Is it just (may we ask ?) that an offence deserving of peculiar indul- gence should be visitedwith extraordinary severity ? Much distrust, it must also be manifest, will attach to the witnesses. It is well known (without undue prejudice we may say it), that the standard of morality for female con- duct is not so high in Italy as it is in England; and the consequence is that a ready belief is given to any story, however improbable, which affects the honour of a woman. Again, the witnessses do not give evidence is their own country and their character in their own neighbourhood is not at stake. If persons of some rank in England have accused the Queen falsely, what may we not expect from the stray servants of an Italian town—from the jetsam and flotsam of a licentious people-from the eaves-droppers of the whoJecontinent, solicited and brought together by an emissary of the British Court, who is even now ransacking the Milanese for evidence against the Queen ? I- There are other circumstances tending to pollute the stream of justice in this high matter. It is not in human nature, (say the suspicious ) that, in voting on a Bill, some of that political affection which the House of Lords may en- tertain should not enter into'the decision. On a judicial pro- ceeding men vote on their own judgment: on a law they often vote from confidence in the judgment of others. And in whom do the House of Peers generally place theirconlidelice 1 In the men who have advised your Majessy to bring for- ward this sorrowful business—in the same men who brought: down the information as accusers—in the same men who examined it in a Secret Committee, styling themselves; grand jurors—in the same men who are about to decide oil, the conduct of the Queen, and thair own characters, for aj third time, in the character of judges. There are other: circumstances :-the prejudging of the case, by teavingthe: Queen out of the Liturgy—the casting her out from all royal honours, even before any charge was made—the re-i fusal of a list of witnesses, and of a specification of the! charges ;-iu short, there are circumstances without number! which shew an unfair bias in the minds of her powerful and; alnVOst resistless judges. What has been the consequence I A feeling, as universal; as the air, that the Queen is to be oppressed, and not to be! tried-a feeling so generous, that there are none but must; applaud its spirit. To those who provoked it belong the; results. Those results must be, that if the Queen is acquit-; ted, no man can say how far her triumph may rise, or howl low the Monarchy may sink if she is condemned, a general j feeling of indigaation wit) pervade the people, and your; Majesty will lose; in the first year of your reign, the best! part of your inheritance—the hearts of your subjects. We cannot forget that an example is about to he given for the degradation of a Queen. We see in the Bill, that to mark this more strongly, the degradation is made to precede the divorce: none are more convinced than we -net precede the divorce: none are more convinced than we are of the right of Parliament to alter the succession of the: Ci-own: none respect more than we do the Act of Settle- ment, which took away the Crown from the hereditary successors, and gave it to the House of Brunswick. But; we are not for uncrowning a royal head without necessity we see much to alarm us in the example—nothing to con- sole in the immediate benefit. Why then-find this is ilie end we humbly aim at—why; should Queen Caroline be prosecuted at all as long as she; behaves with propriety ill this country? From her future conduct your Majesty and t!>-° .»;n ho mahioit to! .i>»rher i|,f> trorn Milan were well foutided, or whether they were the offspring of curiosity and malice.' If the former, the nation will be at once supplied withal reason for inquiry, and deprived of much of its sympathy ;i if, <m lite oth»r hand, the Queen's conduct bears the test, your Majesty will have cause to rejoice that you have; saved her from humiliation, and pieserved her from a sen- i tence which must destrwy in her all shame, and extinguish forever the care of her reputation. For these reasons it would have been ill our view more consistent with good, morals and with humanity if your Msjcsty's Ministers,; when they first heard the sinister reports from Italy, instead j of offering the Queen a large income to stay abroad, had offered her an increase of revenue to return home. Nor must it be forgotten that your Majesty has atready the! power of inflicting a severe punishment. Your Majesty has; the prerogative (and it is one with which the House of Commons refused to interfere) of excluding the Queen from your Palace and your Court. This must be a severe, it might be an unjust, sentence on any woman; but on the- Queen it bears with peculiar weight. The splendour of her rank. the attendant pomp of Majesty—the^pre-eminence! of her station above: all other females, are taken away and annulled at once by the simple pleasure of your Majesty. AlKwho look for Court preferment—all wbo are ambitious of the King's regard—aii who fly to the side of power-al I who are bound by ofnce—desert the Queen, without a doubt of a question oil her behaviour. Her only resource is to unite a few friends about her, and to live without ostentation, without homage, without authority. But, in addition to this, if she forfeited her reputation by her eon- duct, all women who have it regard for their own characters wtiuld instantly leave her; she would receive no favour in thisrespcct. Is your Majesty not satisfied ? With all the in- terested passions agiiinst her—with all the virtue of the ladies ofQueehGharlblte'sCourt oil the watch to take alarm-could not your Majesty safely leave the Queen, with the weight of suspicion about her, in the midst of the society of England? Can there be a more painful situation? Can there be a more difficult trial ? If the habits of the Queen be in réality as degrading as the Bill represents them, what can she dread more than to live in the moral atmosphere of England.? We have endeavoured to make it apparent to your Ma- jesty that the act by which it is proposed to degrade the Queen is not necessary to the State—that, on the contrary, it will he, to use the words of the House of Commons, "disappointing to the hopes of Parliament, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, and injurious to the best interests of the empire." We "tso have attempted to show, that another course is open. In recommending your Majesty to abstain from, further proceedings, we give no opinion on the merits of the case. We do not ask your Majesty to retract any opinionyoll have formed we merely ask your Majesty to decline putting the Queen on the hard task of defending herself against foreign rumours, springing up in the course of six years, -.ind nursed into importance by a Commission sent from England fbr the purpose. Your Majesty, we know full well, is too generous and too magnanimous to put any inclination of your own in the balance against the real Vvelfare of your people. That welfare requires repose. During the last year the conflict of passions brought onrcountry to the verge of civil war, A new subject is the only thing wanting to renew those passions in a more dreadfirl form. May your Majesty not furnish the occasion Already the loyal bodies who ad- dress the Queer; are called Radicals those who accuse her are styled persecutors and Calumniators." By a single word your Majesty may dispel the impending storm. We, therefore, humbly pray your Majesty, that you will be pleased to issue orders to prorogue the Par- liament, and thus put an end to all proceedings at present pending against the Queen. And your petitioners will ever pray, &c. UNION BRIDGE OF SUSPENSION OVER TIIE TWEED, NEAR BERWICK. Berwick, July 29.—The opening of this curious and degant structure, the first of the kind in the island, took place on Wednesday. At an early hour of the day various groups were observed hastening tn witnesa the interesting ceremony, and by twelve o'clock the scene near the spot assumed a most pleasant and animating aspect. The river itself was covered with different, parties in boats, its northern banks exhibited lines of carriages, horsemen, and pedestrians, booths, and other,places for refreshments, while the precipitous declivityon the south, occupied by numerous groups pictu- resquely scattered on its surface, produced the most delightful effect. A little afternoon, Capt. Brown, the inventor, crossed and re-crossed the bridge in a tandem, followed by a number of loaded n, carts, amidst the loud cheers of the multitudes assembled, while the bands of the Berwickshire Militia, and the Northumberland Local Militia, played "Gotl save the King," Soon afterwards, the Trustees of the Berwick rna.ds, nnd a large party of gentlemen, witt. the Eirl of Home at their head, preceded by the bands playing the King's Anthem, crossed from the northern to the southern end of the bridge, and returned, giving three cheers at each side of the Tweed. The ceremony here ended, and the strength and fitness of the beautiful structure being thus ascertained, the barriers were removed, and the public permitted to pass. Amongst the gentlemen present, we observed Protesser Leslie, of Edinburgh, and several other gentlemen of science, who admired very much, this curious specimen of the arts, so nicety adjusted in all its parts, while at the same time, they considered it in a national point of view, of much importance. This bridge is only to cost ^5,0(30; a stone bridge at the Same place would have cost upwards of c^fSOjOOO, and it possesses this superiority over a stone bridge, that from having no pillars or support L in the middle of the water, it will not be liable to be swept away by the floods of the river. It is obvious therefore that bridges of this nature will become general throughout the Island. The extreme length of the suspending ch.ains from the point of junction, on each side of the Tweed, is 590 feet, from the stone abutments, or towers, 432. The platform, or road-way, is 360. The height of the bridge above the surface of the river, is 27 feet. The weight oft he chains, piatfbrm.&f.is about 160 tons, but the bridge is calculated to support 360 tons, a greater weight than ever, in any probability, it cau be subjected to. Court of Common Council.—A Court of Common Council was hetd on Wednesday last at Guildhall, for the dispatch of general business, and also for the special purpose of consillering the propriety of passing some resolution in consequence of the re- jection of the late petition respecting her Majesty by the House ot Lords, and of presenting another petition on that subject.—It having been agreed that the business of the Queen should take prece- dence, Mr. Favell contended that there never was a petition less likely to give offence than that re- jected by the House of Lords, and argued to prove that they had a right to petition against any mea- sure in progress through Parliament. The Honour- able Member concluded by moving several resolu- tions to the effect- That the Court felt it to be the undoubted right of the subject to petition upon matter of grievance, and that such right ought-not to be impeded on accouut of technical in- formality. That the Coqrt heard with concern that the House of Lords had refused their Petition against the Bill of Pains and Penalties pending in Parliament, ontheoronndsthat it touched upon facts which could only be kuownto the Members of the Secret Committee. 1, That the Court disclaimed any intention of offering to their Lordships matter, which could not be received agree- ably to the forms of the House but that they felt them- selves bound, in accordance with their constitutional rights to peisevere in respectfully petitioning their Lordships. "Th:t[ a Petition be therefore presented to the House of Lords, conformably to the spirit of these resolutions." Mr. Hnrcombe seconded the resolutions, which were opposed by Mr. S. Dixon, Mr. Brown, and Mr. T. N. Williams, and supported by Mr. Oldham Mr.J.WiJHams.Mr.Jupp, Mr. Sanders, and LVIr. Alderman Waithman. corPER ORE Sold at CAMBOURNE, on Thursday, Aug. 3. MIMES. TONS. PU He fl A SEItS. FRICE. Dolcoath 130 Williams, Grenfells,and Co. and Crown Co. -f7 14 6 ditto 129 ditto 7 14 6 ditto 128 ditto g j-Q q ditto lit ditto 4 i5 6 ditto oa Birmingham Co. -J 17 6 ditto 87 Williams, Ureufells, and J Co. and Crown Co. 9 4 0 ditto 86 ditto 8 10 6 ditto 72 Birmingham Co. 6 1 6 Wh. Drewlas 13t Vivian and Sons 9 2 0 ditto 107 Patten and Co. 7 14 0 ditto 49 Freeman and Co. 5 0 0 Lambo 37 ditto 19 g Camborne Veaa 111 Patten and Co. 10 3 6 ditto 37 Williams, Grenfells, and Co. and Crown Co. 4 11 6 Till Croft 120 Frecmallaud Co. 4 19 6 North Hoskear 109 ditto 6 J 1 0 Cook s Kitchen 62 Viviau ami Sons 3 19 6 ditto 35 ditto 14 14 6 Wh. Basset 56 Daniell and Co. 10 16 6 ditto 38 ditto 15 6 6 Wh. Treasure 91 Vivian and Sons 4 6 0 W. Wli. SqtiilP- ori Daniell and Co. 10 16 6 ditto 33 Vïviuuand SOliS 4 4 6 .Wh.Harmony 69 Williams, Grenfells, and Co. and Cro wn Co. 8 1 0 Weeth 65 Vivian-and Sons, 9 17 6, Wh. Fanny 39 Williams, Grenfells and 1 Co. and CrownCo. 9 6 0 ditto 18 Vivian IIlId So us 3 10 0 Tremsic 40 -Wiliizinis, Greiifells, and „ Co. and Crown Co. 4 6 6 South rowan 25 Milles Roval Co. 6 13 0 Buckfastleigh 24 Vivian and Sons 8 1 6 Total 1194 Tons.—Standard £ 116. lÐs. BANKRUPTS from, Saturday's Gazette. TF C T° SURKENI)EIT GUILDHALL. ix. ^teveiis, Banstead, Surrey, cordwainer, Aug. 12, 22, Sept.16-E. Williams. Edmonton, Middlesex, grocer,Aiu-, 12, 22, Sept. 16.—J. F. R,)tiie, P-ill-Mall, fancy paper-ma- nufacturer, Aug. 12, 19. Sept. 16.-11. Hurrisänund B. Cowvan, Lawrence Pountney-lane, merchants, Aug. 12, 26, Sept. 16. TO SURRENDER IN THE COUNTRY. G. King, Norwich, briiJKJy-merehaiH, 18, 19, Sept. 16, at the Norfolk-Hotel, ii. Browne, Bristol, JJ 7i'18, SepV l6, at the Wbite-Lion, Bristol.— Red- head, late of Ulverston, Lancashire, nieveer., Aug. 12, 19, Sept. Jf" at the tiflice of Mr. Dickinson, Ulverston.—TV. Ed~ wards, BiHtlc, Sussex,-toyman, "Aug. 9, 10, Sept. 16, at the George, Battle.—J. Greaves, Birmingham, victualler, Aug. 25, 26, Sept. 16, at the Itoyal Hotel, Birmingham.— B. Moule, Stone, Staffordshire, innkeeper, AlIg 25, 26, Sept. 16, at the Crown. Stone.—H. Bird, Bristol,"cheese-factor, Aug. 19, 23, Sept., 26, at the White Hart. Bristol. — C. Hil- ton, Over Darwen, Lancashire, whitster, Sept. 7, 8,16, at the New, Inn, Blackburn. DIVIDENDS to be made at Guildhall. Aug. 12. S. Goddard, Cornhill, mapseller.—J9. H. Ri- chards, Beaconsfield, carpenter —26. P. Morgan and A Strother, Minories, merchants.—29. E. Davis and W. Pliil- lips, Church-street, Lambeth, brewers.—A. Hendy. Gowcr- Rtrect, Bedford-square, builder.—Sept. 16. J. Hart, Lewis- ham, victualler. DIVIDENDS to be made in the Country. Aug. 29. Mary and J. Gray, Bridport, twine-manufac- turers, at the Golden-Lion-Bridport.—J. II. Forster and C. Dobson, Norwich, manufacturers, at the Rampant Horse, i Norwich.—3D. E. Shore. Chardstock, miller, at the Grey- hound, Brid port.—Sept. M. Linfoot, Leeds, tea-dealer, at the Court House, Leeds.—4. W. Bowdler, Madeley, maltster, at tjie Tontine-inn, Madeley. CERTIFICATES. Aug 26. J. Dickinson, Church-passage, near Guildhall, warehouseman.—G. Wood, Gloucester, masul1.-T. Mar- fleet; Broad-street, Ra.tc.liff, oitman —E. Tucker, Deptford, tallow-chandl.er.-H. Dowsland, jun. and T. R. Davison, ,Old Broad-street, ship-brokers.—J. Middlehurst, Black- burn, grocer.— J. Perring, Chalfard, clothier. BANKRUPTS from Tuesday's Gazette. E. Toller, Godihanchester, merchant, Aug. 29, SO, Sept. 19, at the George-Hotel, Huntingdon.—C. Hnlly, Lancas. ter. twine-manutacturer. Aug. 29,30, Sept. 19, at the Royal Oak, Lancaster.—Sarah Ring, Bristol, glass-dealer, Aug. 23,24, Sept. 19, at the Rummer-tavern, Bristol. DIVIDENDS to be made at Guildhall. Aug. 12. A. Anderson, Philpot-lane, merchant.—19. G. Whitehead the younger and G. Clarke. Basinghall-street, BlAckwell-flall factors.—?6. P. E. Duveluz, Size-lane, merchant.—W. Forder, Basingstocke, Hants, stage-coach proprietor.—E.S. G. lVIunkhouse and M.A. Gorman, Lon- don, merchants.—S. Wijkins, Russell-street, fellmonger. DIVIDENDS to be made in the Country. Aug. J30. A. Crosse, Encsmere, Satop; grocer, at the Ra- Veil-iiiii, Shrewsbury,- W. Quaife, Arundel, innkeeper, at the Fleece-inn, Chichester.~J..T„lin«on, Sheffield, draper. »t the Town-hall, Sheffield.—E. Vouuge, Walton, Norfolk, at the Crown-inn, Watton.—T. Gregson, Orni- kirk, coach-proprietor, at the oificeof Mr. Wright. Ormskirl.. J. Boyes the younger, Warnsford, carpel-iuanul'actuiei, at the Dog and Duck, Kingston-upon-Hull. CERTIFICATES. Aug. 29. J. Wyatt, Hinckley, baker — R. Rodman, Bris- tol, victualler.—W. Brailsford. Bucklersbuiy, merchant.—- T. Guy, Lancaster, broker.—C. Moftram, Pinner's ILiiii Winchester-street, merchant.—J. Coope, Chesterfield, tal- low-chandler.— W. Bedells. Killliton. woolst<1plcr.-J, ;i Wilkesiuid T, E. Hammond, Birmingham,glass-toy-maker —J. Pihu)g. llochdale, wooilen manufacturer.—T. Leg' Tower-lilli, wine-merchant.G. Chartres, Seyniour-strev,, confectioner.—S. Newell, Hersham, baker. HIGH WATER ON SWANSEA BAR FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. Days. ( Morning. Evening, I Height. It. U. IJ. F. f Saturday 7 57 8 12 17 2 Sunday 8 27 8 41 17 0 Monday 8 56 9 12 16 3 f Tuesday 9 25 9 41 15 4 Wednesday-. 10 2 10 21 13 11 ? Thursday 10 43 11 6 12 g Friday 11 39 12 0 11 1 Friday 11 39 12 0 11 1 HIGH WATER AT THE PASSAGES, Days. Morning. Evening. H. w. if. «. Saturday 9 17 9 32 | Sunday 9 47 10 1 Monday 10 16 10 32 Tuesday 10 49 11 0.), Wednesday- 11 22 It 41 Thursday 12 3 12 26 Friday 12 59 1 20 BRISTOL PRICE CURRENT, AUG. 5. J Musco,Sugar Bm. 57 to 53s. Molasses 295 t)«l. to I Middling.. 92 to 96s Rum Jamaica 2s 8d to 4s 0>i Go»d 76 to 80s IiumLeeward2s.0d. to 2si"i Fine 82 to 84s. Oil, Gallipoli 7; I Brown Lumps. 83 to 90s Sicily V -ii Better Lumps 98 to 112s. Flour, American.. 00 to f Titlersand loaves 94 to 112s Itice. in bond 23 to 2-!l Double 140 to 14.5s. free oo to iJ!>l Bastard 60to 90s. Tar .17 to 1Çs Our market is thinly supplied with fine wheat, and beJn r much in demand, better aie obtained..Flour, ready sale, ac better prices. s. (t. s. tf. Spring .vheat, per sack of'35llb. •» 48 0 to 50 ti; Wheat,foreign, bushel of 8 gallons-• •• 8 0 to 8 9" English •• •• ditto •• •• 8 6 to 89 Barley,for malting •• ditto 4 3 to 4 0 — forgrinding •• ditto 3 6 to 4 (I Malt — .ditto" 7 6 to 8 6 Pe ase, bo il e rs (vv it ite) ditto. 6 O to 6 & Pigspease ditto 5 0to 5 (i Vetelies,,for seed ditto 0 0 to 0 « Beans,old ditto 5 6 to Q 0 Beans,foreign • ■ • ditto • • •• •• 5 g to 6 New oats • •• ditto •• 9 to 3 9 Old oits ditto t 9to 4it FJour(fine) per sack 2e. 2q. 5lb. •• «. 63 0 to 65 O seconds "ditto 53 0 to 56 O —— American (sweet) brl. lj cwt. •• oc 0 to 00 0 Sour ditto" 36 0 to 38 0 BRISTOL PRICES of LEATHER, Aug. 3. Heavy Crops isci to vod Light and MiddlilJg 16d to 18ti Buffaloes 14d to 1(d Rounded ditto 16d to 18d Close Butts I9d to 23d Best Dressing Hides iyd to I9d Common Do. 13(1 to 17d Bull Do. 15d to 17tl English Horse Hides Hd to 13d Spanish Do. ldd to 21d Best Pattern Skins 33d to 35d Common Do. SOdroggd. Heavy Do. 2'1<1 to 27d Welsh SKins- 24d to 32d Irisli Skills "K OOd to MM Kips i8,| io g4d Small Seals 19d tn 21d RAW GOODS. B. A. Hides 8d to 9d Spanish Horse Hides gs. (0 7S, eac|, Salted [rislt Hides 00s. perewt Dried Irish Calf „ 8d to 9d