UPPER LLANFOIST HOUSE ESTATE. NEAR ABERGAVENNY, roNIOUTHSHlRK THIS very valuable and highly picturesque Freehold Estate will be offered for Sale by Auction, by Mr. JOHN WILLIAMS, at the Angel Hotel, in the Town of Abergavenny, on Wednesday, the 30th day of May inst., at one o'clock precisely, in the following lotd, and subject to such conditions as shall be then and there produced. Lot 1.—A valuable piece of garden ground, pointing both to the Blaenavon turnpike-road, and to the Brecon and Abergavenny canal, (opposite to Messrs Bailey's Govilon Wharf,) and admi- rably adapted either for a wharf or building purposes, and containing 2a.10P. Lot 2.-Three valuable closes of land, all fronting the turnpike- rWad from Abergavenny to Merthyr, and most conveniently situate fbr lotting-out on building lease, or in garden allotments, the whole containing 10A. 2R. 20-6. Lot 3.-Compri.;es a barn, cowhouse, and fold, and two closes of good arable land, the whole containing 5A. IlL 34P. Lot 4.—Two gardens, with stable, &c., adjoining the Brecon and Abergavenny canal company's wharf, a good meadow, and piece of rood land, the whole containing 3A. OR. HIP. Lot o.—Two very valuable closes of rich meadow land, known as the Three Covers and Wi-lod Facii, with a thriving young oakwood, the whole containing 3A 2R. .Lot 6.—An exceedingly valuable piece of ground, called Caa Main, which might be converted very profitably into a garden or building lots, and would be a most eligible site for the erection of a small inn; together with a thriving oak coppice adjoining, the whole containing 5A. 2R. 18i'. The preceding- lots comprise the farm of Lower Pentwyn, in the parish of Llanwenarth, containing 28A. 3R. 21P., now in the occupation of Kichard Jones, Esq., or his under-tenants; and from their proximity to the village of Llanfoist and Govilon, and advantageous position, these lands would be much sought after, and command very gooa rents. The following lots are all situate in the parish of Llanfoist:— Lot 7.—The very valuable wood called Upper Llanfoist Grove, containing 58A. Olt. 33P., which skirts "Brecon and Abergavenny canal for nearly three quarters of a mile, has a very excellent soil, and is noted for the superior quality of its timber it also contains several beds of excellent stone. Lot 8.—The large and commodious family mansion of Upper Llanfoist, with suitable out-offices, large garden, very rich and pic- iuresque lawn, finely timbered, (and which alone foimerly rented at £100 per annum,) paddock, and groves behind the whole, con- taining 27A. 2a. 37P. of very superior land. The scenery from the house and grounds is of the finest description, and of a most varied nature; the noble Blorenge Ilill, with its base adorned with woods, forms a magnificent background, and adds an imposing feature to the beauty of a landscape very rarely equalled. Lot 9.—The exceedingly compact and fertile farm of Penyworlod, in the occupation of Mr. W. Havard, consisting of a very substantial and picturesque dwelling-house, back kitchen, and dairy detached, with good granary over barn, cart and hack stables, cowhouses and sheds, together with two workmen's cottages, containing 62A. 1R. Sr. of rcry superior arable, pasture, and wood land. This will be found a most desirable purchase for any gentleman disposed to farm on a small scale for his own amusement; it has all the capa- bilities for being made a perfect model farm, and the house, with a few tasteful additions, would become a delightful residence, while for the beauty of its site and scenery, it is unsurpassed through the whole extent of the far-famed vale of Usk. t Lot 10.—Three valuable meadows known as the Bridge Meadows, situate within a few hundred yards of the town of Abergavenny, and in the occupation of W. Morgan, Esq., or his undertenant, the whole containing 4A. 2R. 31 P. Lot 11.—Tyr Mauog, or Church Meadow, near the village of Llanfoist, consisting of a very fertile meadow, with oak woods adjoining, the whole containing 10A. 31t. 11P. The following lots are ituate in the village of Llanfoist :— Lot 12.—A large and valuable garden, in the. occupation of Thomas Dutton, containing 1A. 2R. 5P. Lot 13.—The Waterloo Inn, with cottage attached, two stables, gardens, and yard, with an exceedingly rich meadow behind, the whole containing 2A. OR. 3OP. L )t 14.—Three very neat cottages, with garden attached, con- taining SIP. Lot 15.-Two very valuable gardens, near'the Waterloo Inn, with an extensive frontage, well adapted for a row of cottages, and containing 1,020 square yards. Lot 16.—A row of cottages, near Llanfoist Wharf, comprising •even tenements, with gardens attached, the whole containing 37P. 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FRANCE. The vote of want of confidence in the Ministry, proposed in the National Assembly on Friday by M. Jules Favre, gave rise to a most animated discussion, in the course of which the Ministry and their supporters broached the abominable doctrine that because a nation dares to resist an act of injus- tice attempted by the French Government, therefore that nation must be conquered and destroyed at whatever cost, for to that tends the argument of M. Odilon Barrot, that it is impossible to enter into negotiations with the Roman Republic, because it has resisted the entry of French troops into Rome. The Ministry not daring to meet the motion of want of con- fidence with a direct negative, proposed the order of the day, which was carried by a narrow majority of 37 only. The polling for the electors of Paris has begun, and up to the hour of the departure of the post the Republican candi- dates were at the head of the poll by a large majority. It was considered that the greater number of those whose names appear in the list of the National would be elected, and that the Red Republicans and Socialists would also carry many of their men. MM. Mole and Thiers were at the bottom of the poll on Sunday night. Lamartine, who had declined to start as a candidate, has received many votes, and Sergeant Biochot, the victim of General Changarnier, is, it is said, sure of his election. The votes of the garrison of Paris were taken on Friday and Saturday. The Socialist candidates had the majority of the army votes, and Ser- geant Boichot was at the head of the poll. Paris was per- fectly tranquil during the whole of Sunday, there was not exhibited even the ordinary bustle of a contested election. Letters from Toulon of the 9th instant, state that all the ships in the port were completing their preparations for sea, and that orders had been received there to embark 5,000 addi- tional troops for Civita Vecchia. J''
SAXONY. Intelligence has been received from Dresden to the 9th instant. The following is the official report of that date made to the Prussian Government by the officer in command of the Prussian troops "DRESDEN, MAY 9TH.-The whole Altstadt fell this morning into the hands of the troops, which, having driven the rebels from street to street, and house to house, into the Post-office (a large building with square courts), the neigh- bouring Kreuzkirche (Church of the Holy Cross), and into a portion of the Altmarkt, made preparations for storming the first. At dawn, this measure was carried into effect, after one entrance had been battered down with 12-pounders, and the whole of the rebel defenders shot or bayoneted. This being effected the church soon surrendered, and before eight o'clock the combined troops were in full possession of every other portion of the old town, where they were received by the unfortunate inhabitants as friends and deliverers." The members of the Provisional Government have fled.
DENMARK AND SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN. The Constitutional Zeitung says that not only Russia, but England and France, have entered a protest against the oc- cupation of Jutland by the German troops, and that Prussia-is severely censured for having taken part in this measure. The Minister of War at Copenhagen has published the following official report relative to the recent engagement at Gudso The German troops entered Jutland by way of Kolding and Skodborg, on the 7 th of May, at eight o clock in the morning. An attack was made upon General Bulow's out- posts at Eltang and Gudso. A very animated engagement immediately took place along the whole line, in which our troops retired slowly and in the most perfect order. The engagement lasted till five o'clock in the afternoon, when 11 o we were close upon the fortifications of Fredericia. General Rye's corps had been attacked much earlier, and as his right flank was threatened by an overwhelming number of cavalry, he was forced to give up his position, and to fall back upon Veile. General Bulow fought with the insurgents, com- bined with the Imperial German troops. General Rye, on the other hand. was attacked by Imperial troops only. The Jii/vuigiderable, considering the length and- heat of the action. Generar I>uiow, as iuP M-UM had 1 officer, 1 second surgeon, and 86 privates wounded.1 General Rye's loss is not yet known." According to the general report of the surgeon of the out- z, z, posts, 91 wounded were brought into the hospitals of Fre- dericia after the above engagement. zD n The Jierlinger Zeitung says, that in Sweden the sympathy for the Danes is greatly on the increase, and that, urged by the voice of his people, King Oscar will probably convoke the Diet. The King of Prussia is greatly censured for his interference.
AUSTRIA, HUNGARY, AND RUSSIA. VIENNA, MAY 9.—In reply to the address presented to his Majesty by the Communal Council, the Emperor replied that he had again taken up his residence in the capital of his dominions, which, as the city of his birth, was doubly dear to him that the present state of affairs was very criti- cal, but that every measure would be adopted to consolidate the honour and grandeur of the country, and for ever set a bound to she lawless aim of a faction, whose only object is to subvert them. Last night the Emperor appeared quite unexpectedly at the theatre. He was received with great enthusiasm, and the National Anthem was loudly called for. There was a report on the Bourse that the outposts of the Hungarians were engaged at Ginkendorf, and that an engagement had taken place in the neighbourhood of Oden- berg. It is also asserted as positive that the city of Ofell is at this' moment surrounded by the Hungarians. After the Bourse a report was current that Malghera had been taken. CRACOW, MAY 7.- Yesterday evening, 13,000 Russians, with 6 batteries of artillery and rockets, 300 Cossacks, and 6 quadrons of Uhlanes, entered the city, and set out this morning for the Hungarian frontiers. A strong reinforce- ment is expected here to-morrow. BRKSLAU, MAY 8.—We have received information from Cracow, that. the transit of the Russians there is pro- ceeding with great animation. On Sunday morning above 10,000 men, with 50 pieces of artillery, passed through. They were to be followed by General Rudiger's whole corps. To-day, 14,000 men, infantry, 600 horses, 48 pieces of cannon, and 300 forage waggons are ex- pected. From tho Polish fl'ol1.tie1'H fivorythincy indicates that the whole Russian army now in the kingdom is destined to in- terfere in favour of the Austrian Crown. Not only have the troops who are for the second time concentrated on our frontiers received orders to break up for the south, but the large camp of Kirehdorf has been completely given up, and the whole boundary line, with the single exception of the Cossacjc boundary, is denuded of eycry military garrison. In like manner the whole carps a urines, which was quartered in Warsaw and its vicinity, has suddenly been placed under marching orders, and has left for Cracow, by way of Lowicz. Not above 10,000 men have remained at Warsa\v, and even these have now been divided between Modalin and Zamosc, and these have not taken up their quarters in the city, but bivouac in the open air, or in the fortresses. All the heights are furnished with loaded cannon, and it is evident that if the inhabitants attempt to rise against the Russian Govern- ment, the'whole capital will be at once reduced to ashes.— Hamburgh papers.
PRUSSIA. The official Gazette of Berlin, of the 10th of May, contains a proclamation, countersigned by all the ministry, relative to the application of martial law. This decree, consisting of 17 articles, accords full powers, in virtue of the 105th and 110th sections of the Constitution, to generals commanding garri- o sons or districts, to place all or such portions as they may think fit in a state of siege whereby the powers and juris- dictions of ordinary tribunals are to be suspended; persons arrested to be made over to courts-martial for trial, and punished with death, or such other punishment as these courts may think tit. Public meetings are forbidden, and may be dispersed by force after three rolls of the drum.
BAVARIA. A serious insurrection has broken out in Bavaria. A letter from Munich of the 7th says:—"Neustadt and Spire are in open insurrection. Barricades have 'been erected. The Prussian troops were unable to enter Spire. The Bavarian soldiers have deposed their officers and have made commoti cause with the people. The Minister of Finance, Aschen- brenner, and the Minister of the Interior, Von Forster, have both tendered their resignation. The city and fortress of Landau have been declared in a state of siege, and all foreigners have been compelled to quit the city." Letters from Neustadt of the 8th say—" We have been since yesterday evening in the midst of a revolution. On news arriving that the Prussian troops had crossed the frontier, the people flew to arms, and at ten, p.m., 1,500 armed men awaited the arrival of the Prussians at the rail- way station.
TUSCANY. General Ramorino, who was reported as executed, is, it appears, to be imprisoned for life. It would have been well for Poland, for Savoy, for Italy, for himself, had this man never been born. The Tuscan Monitore of the 4th publishes a proclamation of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, dated Gaeta, the 1st, an- nouncing that, as it is necessary for a time to adopt extraor- dinary and exceptional measures for the restoration and maintenance of order, he has appointed General Serristori Governor of Tuscany, with full and absolute powers. The Grand Duke declares that this measure is only provisional, and that he remains warmly attached to constitutional prin- ciples, notwithstanding the rebellion which attempted to deprive him of his authority. The Tuscan Monitore of the 5th announces the entrance of the Austrians into Tuscany. General d'Aspre, who com- mands the expedition, has published a proclamation declaring that his expedition has no further object than that of restor- ing public tranquillity. The Extraordinary Commissioner of the Grand Duke, Count Serristori, immediately sent Lieut.-General d'Arco Ferrari to explain to General d'Aspre that order reigned already in Tuscany, excepting at Leghorn, and therefore begged that he would limit the operations of his troops to Leghorn alone. The vanguard of the Austrian cavalry entered Pisa on the evening of the 5th, and the rest of the troops, amounting to 14,000 men with 36 cannon, arrived during the night. All the members of the Tuscan Cabinet had given in their resignation. The Genoa Gazette, of the 7th, states that the Arno steamer, which left Leghorn on the 6th, has brought the in- telligence that the people of that town, on hearing of the arrival of 15,000 Austrians, increased the strength of their barricades, determined not to surrender. All the subjects of foreign countries had taken refuge on board the ships. It was expected that Leghorn would be attacked on the 7th. The Dante steamer, which arrived at Genoa on the morning of the 7th, has brought the news that the Town Council of Leghorn had determined to let in the Austrians, who were only at the distance of half a mile.
FRANKFORT. The sitting of the National Assembly of the 7th inst. was extremely violent. They rejected, by a majority of 209 against 140, a proposition of M. Wesendonck for the imme- diate election of a Commander-in-Chief of all the troops of the empire by the Central Power. An address was read, coming from the Provisional Government of Saxony, in- voking assistance. The Extreme Left moved, that the Cen- tral Power immediately take measures for the support of the new Saxon Government. Gagern entreated the House to await the report of the Imperial Commissary. The ex- citement rose to the greatest height. The President found it necessary to suspend the sitting. When it was resumed, a motion of Soiron's for referring all the motions relating to the Saxon affair to the Imperial Ministry, and recommend- ing the speedy adoption of such measures as might be neces- sary, was carried by a fair majority, and the House ad- journed amid hisses and cries of Shame from the gallery. Three times the President had to rebuke the galleries in a formal speech. He also had to call Gagern himself to order for applying the expression" boyish laughter" to the ridi- cule in which the Left indulged; when deprecating the mistrust with which the Ministry were regarded as unfair, he said, if a civil war were to break forth, he would throw muiwu' uctwwii uiv; of Wesendonck's motion, made two remarkable statements: first, that the King of Saxony had been on the point of signing the constitution, that the printed declaration of his Majesty was already in the Court printing-office, when a Prussian adjutant arrived, and begged him not to yield secondly, that a Wurtemberg Minister had told Members of that House that the King had received, some days ago, a private letter from the Archduke Administrator, in which the Archduke urged the King not to give wav. Gagern said it was a pity that a private note, which had no bearing upon the Administrator's official capacity, should be the sub- ject of censure in that rostrum. Thirteen Bavarian Depu- ties and one Prussian announced their resignation. The Congress of the German political clubs terminated its labours at Frankfort on the 8th inst., by issuing two proclamations, one to the German nation and the other to the German army. The former sets forth that the moment has arrived in which life and property must be risked for the freedom of fatherland; that the Constitution voted by the Representatives of the people had been disowned by rebellious Governments, and that all persons should arm in defence of it. The latter proclamation asserts, that the more powerful princes of Germany are rebels to the will and to the law of the nation, and are endeavouring to make German soldiers participate in the rebellion, and fight in the cause of Russian despotism.
ROjlAN STATES. It appears, from the letters of the Daily Necorrespond- ents at Rome, that the check of the French was under favourable circumstances for a display of force on their part. They were not drawn into narrow streets and shot from the windows. The fight was fair, and the field open, the scene being the three gates of St. Pancrazio, Portesc, and Caval- legieri. A bold, a dashing sortie was made, headed by Garibaldi, from St. Pancrazio, which resulted in the rapture of four of the French guns, with a French colonel, the dis- persion of that wing of the Gallic army, and shortly after in the rout and defeat of the whole line of attack by a gene- ral charge of the Roman troops. The French did not yield till they had 600 killed on the spot; and they left 452 pri- soners in the hands of the victorious Romans. Their wounded are probably a thousand or so, and the command- ant had sent an urgent request, in his flight, for surgeons from Rome, a dozen of which had been sent after him and his broken brigade. The loss on the part of the Romans was only 80 killed and 170 wounded The French pri- soners, in traversing the town, loudly declared they had been tricked into this expedition by a promise of being led against Austrians. The officers captured are highly indig- nant at being sent-on this wild-goose crusade against a-sister Republic. All are treated with respectful care, and the wounded arc particularly attended to by the Roman women, and in the various hospitals. There were two or three hun- dred prisoners in the Chiesa Nova, whose most earnest cry was for food and drink, which shows the French commis- sariat was not of the best. They intended dining- and sup- ping at the expense of the Romans, and brought no pro- vender with them from their ships. The French had sent a white flag, and begged for a truce. Three known spies, with documentary evidence on their persons, and supposed to be in Holy Orders, and the maestro do casa of Count Gi- raud, brother-in-law to Spaur, had been tried at the drum- head, and shot in the Piazza del Popolo. A priest was im- prudent enough to attempt haranguing a mob of trasteverini, in favour of restoring the Pope to power, when he was in- stantly set upon and slain by his auditors. All the splendid state carriages of the cardinals had been sought out for barri- t' In cades; three belonging to Cardinal de Genga, who is held in great detestation, were publicly burnt. On the person of the French colonel was found the plan of action determined on by Oudinot. The Italia del Popolo of the 2nd publishes a circular to the Presidents of the provinces, dated the 1st, in which, after an account of the attack upon Rome of the French, not differing materially from those already given from other Italian sources, it is stated that the French troops had re- tired to an estate of the Borghese family, called Bravetta, and that General Oudinot had sent a flag of truce to propose the exchange of the battalion Melara with the French pri- soners, stated by the Minister of War to amount to 560, and that the exchange had been consented to, on condition of re- ceiving also the 4,000 muskets that had been landed at Civita Vecchia, and detained by the French. The same document states that the regiment Roselli, and two batta- lions of the 1st and 2nd regiments of the line, were on their march from Terni to Rome, and that National Guards were flowing in from all the neighbouring towns. The Piedmontese Gazette of the 8th quotes a letter from Rome of the 2nd, stating that the Neapolitans were at Velletri, and marching upon Rome 4,500 of them are com- manded by Zucclii, and 6,000 by a Swiss general. The letter further says Believe me, we shall fight the Neapolitans with more resolution even than the French first, because we owe them a grudge for their scurvy behaviour in Italian matters and, secondly, because the consequences of a Nea- politan victory would be infinitely worse." In the streets of Rome stones are piled at intervals, with the inscription, "Arms for women." Many women stand fearlessly in the most dangerous posts, armed with muskets, knives, or sti- lettos. The carriages of Cardinal Antonelli had been burnt the day before. Another letter states that the King of Naples commands his army, amounting to 12,000 men, in person. It also says that Rome contains 50,000 armed men, but they have not sufficient artillery to defend a circumference of sixteen miles, which is that of the city. A letter from Gaeta, of the 4th, says :—" The Holy Father having learnt that the French army had not any priest with it, gave orders for such of the priests who were here as could speak French to go immediately to Civita Vecchia, and thence join the French troops, and administer to the dying and the wounded the succours of religion." The Corriere Livornese publishes the following letter:—- "Rome, May 2. I hope you have already heard of our good new3 at any rate I shall tell you briefly that on the 30th a desperate struggle en- sued, which lasted the whole day under the walls of the town and in the neighbouring country. The troops, the volunteers, the national guard, and the people, have behaved admirably. All the attacks have been repelled. We have made 560 prisoners. The loss in dead and wounded, on the part of the French, has been considerable. We have had about 160 dead or wounded. To- day the French are retiring to Civita Vecchia, and I hope they will leave us time to beat the Neapolitans, who are advancing 15,000 strong. They will be annihilated. What influence will these pro- digious facts have on Paris ? It is clear that the French believed they would enter Rome without violence. It is even asserted that General Oudinot had ordered his dinner at Rome for six in the evening. "GIUSEPPE MAZZINI." The Triumvirs, in publishing a proclamation announcing the approach of the Neapolitan army to Rome, say—"In the ranks of this army is hidden that King to whom Europe has given the name of the Bombarder of his own subjects. May the blood of the best of Neapolitan patriots, the blood of our brothers of Sicily, weigh heavy on the head of this traitor King! God, who blinds the eyes of the perverse, and gives strength to the defenders of the right, has chosen you, 0 Romans, to be the avengers!" BATTLE BETWEEN THE ROMANS AND THE NEAPOLITANS. We have just received an express, dated Rome, the 5th of May, announcing that the Romans, under Garibaldi, at- tacked a body of 2,000 Neapolitans at Torre di Mezza Via, between Rome and Albano. The Neapolitans, after a short combat, threw away their arms and fled, the Romans taking 60 prisoners and two pieces of artillery, with which they entered Rome on the evening of that day.-Iferald.
VENICE. The blockade by sea commenced here April 17th. At first the enemy's force was insufficient, but to-day the Aus- trian men-of-war arrived, and the cruisers drove back all vessels which approach Venice to Trieste. The Austrian force amounts to 17 vessels. The arsenal is making great efforts; small boats are mounted with guns, which will be able to attack the Austrian large ships without danger of being sunk. The Venetians think that this squadron will soon be able to beat the enemy and raise the blockade by sea. On land the enemy is manoeuvring against Malghera, but Z3 z;1 Z, the Venetian cannon responds to them. From Mestri to the Pento de la Rana the Austrians have raised a large barri- -1. -1_- .1.:11.1 7 1_ ö.1.¡ 1.1'1.&.1. The Austrian arm amounts to 20,000 men, but the Venetians are nothing- daunted, and fight bravely.
AMERICA. INSURRECTION IN CANADA. On the 25th of April the Governor-General went to the Parliament House in Montreal, to give the Royal assent to various bills which had been passed, and amongst them the Indemnity Bill. The moment the Clerlr of the House read the title of this bill as returned with the Royal sanction, the galleries in which the spectators were assembled burst out into hisses and groans., and immediately the persons in them left the House to communicate to the city the unwelcome tidings. The representative of the Sovereign was personally out- raged. The Parliament was dissolved by violence. The members were driven from the building, to which the torch of the incendiary was applied, and in the space of a few hours the Parliament House, the records and archives of the colony, and a fine library were reduced to ashes, the fire companies standing by in willing or compelled inactivity, and neither police nor military interfering to prevent or avert the outrage. The swearing-in of a number of Frenchmen as special constables caused a great increase to the excitement. One report states that the constables fired upon a large body of the rioters. 0 Ou the way to the Parliament House, the Governor- General and the obnoxious members were pelted with eggs and dirt; the Governor himself was struck on the head by a stone and in the face by an egg. During this scene the Riot Apt was read, and the troops ordered to charge. No lives were lost, though the crowd was very dense. So intense became the excitement in consequence of the arrival of the French, that the Governor-General had to give orders for their arms to be taken away. Strong apprehensions were entertained of still greater violence. The accounts from the country were very alarming; in some places the authorities were compelled to assist in burn- ing the effigy of the. Governor-General. The latest dates from Montreal, by electric telegraph, are to the 1st instant. The following is the substance of the intelligence:— A deputation of French Canadians, congratulating Lord Elgin on the quiet state of the country, arrived in town this morning from Quebec. A large mob was prepared on tho wharfs to receive them; they were, however, landed at the Longuicl-ferry, about a mile below the city. It is feared that should they go down again by steamer tho boat will DO attacked. Mr. Boulton will move in the House of Assembly to-nio-ht for a dissolution of the union of the two provinces, and°an address calling upon the people of the city to keep the public peace, signed by the most influential members of the Con- servative party, is to be sent out to-night. Intelligence has reached town from Toronto of an immense meeting having been held, and a petition to the Queen to recal Lord Elgin, and the dissolution of Parliament decided on.
--c- THE REVOLUTIONS OF EUHOPE IN 1818.—On Wednesday evening the Rev. William Rees, of Liverpool, delivered a lecture on this subject at the Welsh Independent Chapel, Aldersgate- street. John Williams, Esq., M.P., occupied the chair, and de- livered interesting and powerful addresses, both at the commence- ment and close of the lecture, on the necessity of making timely concessions in order to prevent violence and revolutions. Mr. Rees, who is one of the greatest living preachers in Wales, riveted the attention of his audience for more than two hours, in tracing the causes and describing the results of last year's revolutions, The necessity for financial reform in our country was powerfully pointed out, amidst the enthusiastic cheers of the audience. The whole lecture was full of masterly eloquence. At the close, Mr. Evan Jones proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Rees, which was seconded by Rev. Edmund Evans. The Rev. W. Williams pro- posed the thanks of the meeting to the hon, chairman, which was seconded by John Jones, Esq.. Gibson-square. Both propositions were carried amidst loud applause, and were suitably acknow- ledged,