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JAMAICA. The following are the extracts from Mr. Cardwell's despatch, which were laid before the Jamaica House of Assembly on the 12tli ult.;— Sir,—By the mail from the West Indies, the arrival of which did not take place until yesterday, I have received your despatch, No. 251, of the 20th October, reporting the breaking out of a rebellion of the negroes in the eastern districts of Jamaica, which has involved the cruel massacre of many of the principal white and coloured persons in that part of the island, and acquainting me with the measures which, in concert with the officers in command of her Majesty's military and naval forces, you have taken to suppress the in- surrection, and to prevent its spreading to other parts of the island. 2. I have been greatly shocked at the barbarities which you describe, and I wish you, in the first place, to inform the inhabitants of Jamaica how deeply her Majesty's Government deplore the losses which the colony in general has sustained, and how sincerely they sympathise with those who have to lament family bereavements incurred under circumstances so distress- ing. 3. I will not fail to bring under the notice of the Field Marshal Commanding-iu-Chief and the Lords of the Admiralty the high sense you entertain of the ser- vices rendered by Major General O'Connor and Cap- tain D'Horeey, R.N., and the other officers of the army and navy whom you mention, and of the sailors and marines under their orders. And it is with the greatest satisfaction that I receive the high, and I doubt not deserved, commendation which you bestow upon the members of the executive committee, the Custoa of Kingston, Inspector Ramsey, of the police, the volun- teer and the militia officers, who accompanied you in the Wolverene. "9. I recognise with great satisfaction the alacrity with which the well affected subjects of her Majesty placed themselves at your disposal, and I shall bring under her Majesty's special notice the loyal and gal- lant behaviour of the Maroons.—I have, &c., (Signed) "E. CARDWELL. Governor Eyre, &c." The case of Mr. Sidney Lieven, the editor and pro- prietor of the County Union, who was arrested by order of Governor Eyre, came before the Chief Justice on a writ of habeas corpus, who gave judgment dis- charging Mr. Lieven on the ground that the "Act to provide for the trial and punishment of offences com- mitted <»1 firing martial law, and within a limited period thereafter," was unconstitutional, inasmuch as it gave the Governor power to detain persons at his will; and,. as he gave an order to detain Mr. Lieven for ninety days, he might have done so for ninety weeks or for ever-a power which (said his Honour) ought not to be entrusted to any governor. His honour declined to go into the other grounds raised, but, with regard to Mr. Lievin's arrest in a parish where martial law did not exist, stated that Mr. Lieven had his redress.

A NEW ARTESIAN WELL.

—■————■r THE FENIÅN TRIALS.

SHOCKING MURDER NEAR LANCASTER.

........--THE PEABODY FUND.—-REPORT…

THE X 2,5 0 0 BREACH OF PROMISE…

:FACTS AND F ACETI''

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