PORTSMOUTH, FEB. 21. ON Monday last his Majesty's brig of war Camelion, 10, Capt. J. R. Burton. arrived from Al^mrs and Gibraltar, last from Falmouth. Tin: arrival of the Ca- meiion enable* !<) correct several mis- statements which h;iu' I)e( it made rela- tive to her visit, with the Naiad, to the port of Algiers. The specific object which induced our Government to order these ships thither, was to demand horn the Dey satisfaction. or».:i upologv, for hav- ing mule an attack on, and broken open the liou^f of Mr..Mucdonald, our Con- sul, «n order to search for and take aiv;in, two of !us servants v.! o are Cabbais, na- tives <1 (lie intpnagainst whom the Oey had conim n eij a war of extirmi- nation and of pander Capt. Spencer wa« also to deninud permission for 'he English Coi sui to hoist the Briti-d) co- lours on the ron*>fjhr I'oifii House, as a protection of hiins< !i" ,iiid family from un- pro-oked iiSilt. *'apt.-Spencer, on his arrival at A'ii'ers, foe.-ul two Spanish ves- sels in the Mo e, which had been just raptured by the A¡,f;ne corvette, Tri- poli, and the crews of which were des- tined to si,ivery, Capt. S. therefore made the case of these poor captives a part of his demands to the Hey, agreeably to the Kxmoath treaty, which renounced the right of the Dey to this inhuman practice over Christian subjects.—Capt. S. having waited four days for the L-ey's reply to his demands, became apprehensive for !!¡e safety of the Consul and his family/ fle therefore, as a stratagem to get them on boifd, gave out that he meant to give a (iejeiiite It la fou rchcflc, and sent invi- tations to the Consulate, and all the Mer- chants and Europeans on shore, to ho- nour him with their company. The next day (the 31st iilt.) the Dey not having made any reply to the demands, Capt. Spencer made the sign; for the Camelion to get under weigh, and he left the Bay, with all his pretended guests on hoard the Naiad. Whilst the ships were work- ing out of the Bay, the corvette, which had captured the two Spanish ves. sels before alluded to, was espied close under the land, running for the Mole, which anchorage she would have reached had not the Cameiion instantly laid her on board, when Lieutenant Bagwell, at the head of a party of the Carnelion's crew, resolutely jumped into the main chains, followed by the second Lieutenant, Master, and the remainder of the crew (excepting about ten men,) who, after having killed seven and wounded twelve of the Algerines, drove the remainder be- low, and captured the Tripoli corvette of 18 guns and 100 mell in fine style. The crew of the Naiad, (which ship was out- side of the Bay,) observing the gallant efforts of the Cameiion, manned the rig- ging, and gave three cheers at the moment of boarding Captain pellcer took out the Captain, but the corvette being in a leaky state, and di-abled by the (ire she had sustained both from the Naiad, in passing her, and the Cameiion was aban- doned. Captain S. proceeded to Malta, to apprise the Commander-in-Chief (Sir Harry Neale) of what had occurred, and he dispatched the Cameiion to England with the result of his communication to the Dey. It was observed that the Al- gerines had considerably strengthened their weak points, the Crow n and Seraglio batteries in particular. They tried the effect of their shells from one of the bat- teries nearest to the Cameiion, whde she was attacking the Corvette, but she was at too great a distance (about four miles) to receive any harm from them. When the Catneliofl sailed (on 1 t instant.) the Aigerine squadron was cruising off Cape St. Vincent; two smaller frigates and five corvettes were off Minorca and Majorca. It is, however, supposed that they all returned to port in a day or two after- ward, as, w h 1st as the Naiad and Came- iion lay there, a britj sailed suddenly, it is presumed, to recall them. TheCame- iion stayed at Gibraltar o;i!y a few hours. We understand that it is the intention of Government to send out another expe- dition to attack Algiers should the 1) y persist in violating the treaty which he made with Lord ftxmomh, by which he agreed to abolish Christian slavery for ever. For this purpose eight bomo ves- sels are ordered to be prepared for sea two of which, the Terror, at this port, and the Infernal, at Depttord, will be commissioned in a few days.
PURSUANT to a Decree of his Majesty's tt Court of Exchequer, made in a Causf LLOYD versus LI,OY D, the creditors and le gatees of RICHARD LLOYD HUGHES, lati of Gwerclas, in the county of Merioneth, Esq deceased, (who died on the 2-kh of January 1823) are by their Solicitors forthwith to com in and prove their Debts and claim their Legacies before RICHARD RICHARDS, Esq. one of th Masters of the said Court, at his Office, in tl. Exchequer Office, Inner Temple, London, or i default thereof, the said creditors will be excludet the benefit of the said Decree. JONES, Pump Court, Temple, Plaintiff's Solicitor. Notice is lierebv Given, TIIA T all Persons having any claims' or e1<- 11' mands on the Estate and Etlects of Oil." ROBERTS, late of this City, Esq. dece tsed, < upon the late Firm of Messrs. ROBERTS an, IIUGIlÐ8, Solicitors, Bangor, are requested t send the particulars of such their demands, t, Mr. JOlIN HUOIIES, Deputy Registrar, Bangor for the purpose of examination, previous to thei being discharged. And all Persons standing indebted to the sai John Roberts individually, or to the said Firn at the time of the death of the said John Robert' are requested immediately to pay the amount such debts to the said John Hughes, who is! a' thorized to rjfeceive the same. Bangor, 2d March, 1S2L EVER anxious to prevent Imposition, IM and MARTIN respectfully inform the Pi lie they have, after much labour and at very ci siderable expence, brought to perfection a L-, of such singular construction-and extreme d culty of execution, that they trust will efl'ectua prevent the many frauds that are daily practh on the Public. An attention to the follow description of the Labol will ensure the genu Blacking prepared by them. A pattern like 1; of a pink colour covers the principal part, names of Day and Martin are printed in wis letters, edged with pink and black, and placed a white ground, the address, 4)7, High Ilolbo is also white letters edged with pink and bla but placed on the lace pattern, the signature ? price at foot are black on a white ground, t description of its virtues an:1 directions for u are printed as before, blaek letters on wb ground.—97, High Hoibom, Dec. 1223. Liquid, in Bottles at Cxi. Is. Is 6d,er Paste. in Pots, atG,)& 1 s each. T. RATHBONE, AGENT, BANGOn To be Sold by Auction, ,j At the Golden Fleece Tavern, in the Town of madocr in the county of Camur eon, on Tue trie 9th day oj March, iS24, bcllfCCt the hOIl two and four o clock in the oj ternoon, sHbj, such conditions as shall be then produced— ALL THAT STROXG-BU i LT SLOO CAI.Li.,Ii) v S7 THE LITER, OF PWLLiiELi, BURTHEN per Regbt (0 33-91 and is well, calculated lor the Coastii Irish Trade. The vessel, lies now at TraethmaVvr, and be put to sea at a very triilina- expence, al Materials being in very gootl order. For further particulars, apply to the M-, on board, or to Mr. ELLIS WILLIAMS M wrog, Merionethshire. TOLLS TO BE LET. SHREWSBURY AND HOLYHEAL TURNPIKE ROAD. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT the TOLLS arising at the under-m. tioned Turnpike Gates and Weighing & chines, erected on the said Road, Will be Let by Auction, TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER OR BIDDERS, At the respective Times and Places under-nii tioned, viz. On Tuesday, the Sixth day of April next, at twe, o'clock at noon, at Cernioge Inn, near Cerrig druidion, in the county of Denbigh, XVill be Let by Auction, The Tolls of the following Gates which To produced the last Year the different Sums I nexed to each, over and above the Expence collecting the same, viz.- Lonissa Gate and Weighing Machine 219 0 Tyn Twr Gate s ico n Tyny Lon Gate. 73 0 Bettws Gate 214 (V Hendreissa Gate 180 0 Ceinioge Gate the last eight months.. 189 (' Druid Gate 304 C Cor wen Gate, and. i Aravan Ro' Gate and Weighing > 495 Machine.) Also, on Wednesday, the Seventh of April at 12 o'clock at noon, at the Cross Keys In. the Town of Oswestry, in the county qf Sali Will be Let by Auction, The TOLLS of the following Gat($J > Tolls produced the last Year the different annexed to each, over and above t4, Eti of collecting the same, viz.— £. Llangollen Gate 141 Whitehurst's Gate. V Black Park Toll Bar, and f Chirk Gate and Weighing Machine r the last 8 months. J Llwyn Gate, 253 Queen's Head Gate, and. y Gallows Tree Bank Gates, the last £ 333 eight months SheltonGate. • Montford Bridge Gate, and V 5IC Wolf's Head Gate And will be put up by Auction to be ) One Year from the First day of June nex such Covenants and Conditions as shall t declared. fidf IaehPetson, at his first Bidding, required to produce or name his Surety, not satisfactory, his Bidding will not be and whoever happens to be the best B Bidders, must at the same Time give with sufficient Sureties, for the due Pa, the Rent by Monthly Instalments, and' the Peibrmanceofsuch Covenants and C as shall be declared at the Time of the J. W YATT, Clerk to the COlnmJ;s' Livie Grove, March Zd, IV-H,
Captain Burton, of the Cameiion sloop of witr, who so iillaiitly captured the A!- gerine corvette, is promoted to the rank of I)t),t Cai)tf-lit iiii(i Captain Lambert is a( pointed to command the Cam» lion. Brussels papers to (it(- ultimo reached us this morning, by v. hu ll w learn, that in Upper Italy the Au^rian Government has issued some i«e •. order- against Send Societies. Parliament will he adjourned on th: 15th till the 28th of April for the Master recess. The Ministers have made such progress with what is termed the public the A.iiitial Bills, all of thelll being now before the House—that it is calculated in the Go- vernment ofhees that the present Session of Parliament will not la-f beyond June, about one month earlier than usual.
BUSINESS OF PARLIAMENT. --0-- THE Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Monday, made a full exposition of his financial scheme for the present and two following years. Taking the present state of the revenue at his term of computation of three years, were not (he present peace interrupted, we should have, upon the four years ending- in 1827, a clear surplus of The whole of this surplus he would apply to the remission of taxes to the amount of a million annually, according to the following- classification A Reduction of the Rum duty of Is 1kù per gallon £ 150,000 A Remission of the London Coal duty, of 3s 4d per chaldron, accompanied by a permission to introduce inland coal—nominal loss £ "200,000. actual ioss 100,000 A Reduction of the Import and of the Export duties, on wool each to one penny per pound. 350,00') A Reduction of the Silk duties as follows— Raw Silk from the East Indies from 4s to 3d per lb. China from 5* (k! to (kl per. lb. Brazils from 14s.to-7s Ottper,lb- Manufactured Silk, now prohibited, to be admitted on paying, for plain goods 2s per lb. for flo wer- ed 3Js, an I for all other 30 per ceut. ad valorem. The whole of Silk duties he would calculate at 462,000 £ 1.0(^,000 He intended also to repeal the remaining part of the Salt duty. '.1 1 With respect to the liquidation of the 4 per cents, which v/as the immediate object of his mo- tion, Mr. Robinson observed, that the necessity of giving1 six months notice ot payment, whicli existed in the case of the 4 per cents, rendered it impossible for him to follow exactly the course taken by his predecessor iii dealing with the 5 per ents. with regard to which no notice was requir- ed. The necessity of notice compelled him to invite the assent of the Stockholders to a commu- tation, instead of challenging their dissent. He would therefore, he said, id"ve notice to the hold- ers of 4 per cent. stock, that if they did not ac- cept stock at 3 per cent. (lool. for lOOt,) they should be paid oif iii Ocfober next; hut that such as would accept the proposed commutation should be entitled to a guarantee that their 3i per cent. should not be paid off for five years. Tuesday night, Mr. John Williams brought forward his promised motion for a Committee, to inquire into the forms and practices of the Court of Chancery, with a view to their reformation.— The Learned Gentleman introduced his motion in a speech of great length, distinguished for its tem- per, ingenuity, and legal learning. The topics of it (which are uuhappily too familiar to most men) were the vexatious delays and ruinous ex- pellees of suits in equity. Mr. Peel vindicated the Lord Chancellor from every imputation of self-interested conduct, but confessed the existence to an intolerable extent of the grievances adverted to by Mr. Williams these grievances had not escaped the Chancellor or the Government, the former having suggested the issuing' of a Commission of Inquiry to inves- tigate the matter, and the latter having adopted the suggestion. Mr. Brougham, though he hinted a suspicion that Mr. Williams's exertions of last session were the real promoters of the Commission of Inquiry, expressed satisfaction that tlie subject was taken up by Ministers, and advised Mr. W iUiams to withdraw his ,notion. Mr. Canning, like jl/r. Pert, admitted that the system of the Court of Chancery demanded inves- tigation ami correction, and like his Right Hon. colleague, denied that the Lord Chancellor had any participation in its abuses. The motion was withdrawn. The business of Parliam.'n' on Wednesday, was unimportant. In the Commons I;it- J. Wrottcslcy moved an Address to his Majesiy, praying that he would be pleased to institute an inquiry into the best mode of adapting the. coinage of the realm to a decimal scale. The Hon. Baronet suppor ed his plan by the example of France and America, bu failed in proving that 'he system now in use in this country was attended with any inconveni- ence. Mr. Wallace opposed the motion. The present coinage was, he said, adapted to the understand- ing and the habits of the people, who if the change were made, would not understand the value of the coin, and would not use it; so that it would be necessary to call it in again, and to incur the ex- pence of a new coinage which would be very considerable.- The Right Hon. Gentleman took that opportunity of expressing a wish that the currency of Ireland might be assimilated to that of Greai Britain, and a hope that it would be done before long, as it would abolish one of the distinctions now existing between Ireland and other parts of the empire" without the removal of which they would not do all that was in their power for the welfare of that country. The mo- tion was then negatived without a division. A Bill was brought in by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to continue the Commission appointed to inquire into matters connected with the Public Revenue, as its labours had been productive of great advantage to the country In the House of Commons on Thursday night, 1tlr. Hame moved for returns of the Linens of less t :an 7d. a yard price, which had been exported from Great Britain and Ireland last year, in order as he said, to enable the House to judge correct- ly ot the probable effect of withdrawing the ex- port bounty from such LiMns, The of such withdrawing would, he said, be highly injurious to Scotland and the West Indies. Air, Bernal and Mr. Bright eoucurred with ATr. flume in the opinion that ti:e bounty ouslu to be continued. Colonel Trench said that the cessation of the bounty would be fatal to the infant linen trade in ihe South and West of Ireland. Mr. Maberly professed a different opinion but after a short conversation the motion was agreed to. a Mr. Abercromby then, having first caused to be read the Peti ion from the City of Edinburgh, which lie presented last year, moved for leave o bring in a bill 10 ensure the effectual represent a- lion of lie ci,y of Edinburgh in Parlianien .-—In support of his proposi ion he sa ed .ha> ihe pe- t'son of last year was signed by seven thousand householders, rated at per annum, and up- wards, a:d that these were three-fourths in num- ber of the actual number of householders so rated. He said that though the City of Edinburgh con- tained one hundred thousand persons the most or- derly and intelligent in his Majesty's dominions, though the number of householders was 21,00u,' of whom 10,000 were rated at £ ii and upwards notwithstanding that Edinburgh possessed all these claims to a popular representation, the no- minal constituents of the member for Edinburgh were, but the 33 members of the Town Council, and the actual electors were 19 of that body who nominated themselves and their colleagues." Mr. S. Wortley opposed the motion, as contrary to the spirit of the act of union, and as an uncall- ed for example of dangerous innovation. Lord John Russell supported the motion in a short speech. Lord Binning opposed the motion by a refer ence to the dose Corporations in England (as Bath) and to the great unrepresented towns. Sir J. Newport and Mr. Kennedy supported the motion. On a division it was rejected by a majority of 9;2 to 75. Jilr, Martin, of Galway, then brought forward a motion for the suppression of bear baiting, which, after enduring a storm of ridicule from Sir ll. Heron, lilt" W, Peel, and the Right lion. R. Peel, he was content to withdraw. Mr. Hume then raised a question respecting the negociations for the payment of the Austrian Loan. The result of the Hon. Member's inter- ference was merely the discovery that he had been reasoning upon erroneous grounds. The House then went into a Committee on the Postage Rate Bill, when it was agreed thatBank- ers should be enabled to convey Bank Notes in letters not less than six ounces weight at a reduced postage. ltl", Denman on Friday presented a petition to the House of Commons from a person named Charles Flint,, complaining of the Magistrates assembled in session at Stafford, and more par- ticularly of Mr. Chetwynd, the Chairman. It appeared that the petitioner,r'wh'o-describe: him- self as an Attorney, had been convicted (as he said unjustly) of a riot arising out of the pro- ceedings of Mr. G. Stanbrd Cook, and that he had been sentence 1 to three mouth's, imprison- ment at hard labour. Mr. Denman; in presenting the petition, expatiated at great length upon the hardship of inflicting such a punishment as the tread-mill upon a person of the respectable rank of the prisoner, and for an offence, so venial or' ambiguous as that of which he had been con- victed. Mr. Holme Sumner declared that he would move to reject the petition as calumnious and impertinent. Mr. Chetwynd, the gentleman charged in the petition, intreated that it might be received, and pledged himself to disprove every one of its al- legations. The Attorney General declared his personal knowledge of the falsehood of the petition but objected to its reception on the ground that the matter was before the King's Bench, which had the proper cognizance. He denied that the pe- titioner had been more than five hours of his im- prisonment employed upon the tread-mill, assert- ing, that as soon as it was discovered that the petitioner was unable to support the labours of that machine, lie had been employed in carding and Spinning wool, A conversation of some length followed be- tween Messrs Peel, Bright, Canning, Stnart-Wort- lei/, &c. and ultimately Mr. Dennum withdrew his motion. The House then went into a Committee upon the Ordnance Estimates, which were several hours under consideration. All the items were voted, though most of them underwent a jealous scrutiny by Mr. Hume, and on some of them the Hon. Member for Aberdeen divided the house. In the course of the discussion it was stated by Sir it. Ilardinge that LordBerestordhad resign- ed the Lieutenancy of the Ordnance, anp that Sir Charles Murray had been appointed in his stead. Mr. Sergeant Onslow then moved the house to go into a Committee on the Usury Laws Re- peal Bill. SirR. Heron opposed the motion On the ground of the lateness of the hour (nearly one o'clock) and the thin attendance of Members. I' The motion was, however, carried by a majo- rity of H-) to 31. On the motion for the Speaker leaving the chair, Mr. Robertson spoke at great length against the total abrogation of a system of protecting laws, something analogous to which had been found necessary in every country, and in every age. Mr. Maberlv supported the principle of Ser- geant Onslow's Bill. Mr. Alderman Heygate argued against the po licy of the proposed repeal, but professed himself ready to mitigate and equalize the penalties upon Usury, though he could not consent to le- galize it. Mr. C. Wvnn supported the motion and pronounced a warm panegyric upon Mr. Jeremy Bentham.. Mr. Calcraft opposed the motion. He relied upon the authorities of Messrs. Rotnsctulp, Gur- nev, and Preston and taunted Ministers with the inconsistency between their readiness to admit innovation in this case, and their opposition to change or reformation on any constitutional matter. Mr. T. Wilson and Sir II. Heron also opposed the motion. Mr Hu kissson defended the proposed re- peal as likely to prove highly favourable to bor rowers. Mr. Baring argued on the same side. Oil a division, the motion for the Speaker's leaving the Chair, was carried by a majority of 48 to 32. ,I
BANKRUPTS- Marv Waistell, Conduit-street, Bond-street,Lon- don, milliner i.. Thomas Oakley, Poole, coal merchant John Willson, Borough Road, Surrey, earpen- ter and builder James Hancock, Westbury, Somersetshire,shop- Francis Rooker, Manchester, and James Watt, Preston Lancashire, cotton manufacturers William Gillibrand, Bolton Ie Moors,Lancashire, plumber and glazier Abraham Jackson, Hillgrove-street,.Gloucester- shire, baker ~i Charles Lockington, Commercial-place, City- road, oilman c" Stephen Price, Trowbridge, W llts, grocer William Robson, Newcastle upon Tyne, butcher Win. Twitty, Manchester, slopseller Isaac Abrahams, Harrow-alley, Petticoat-lane, furrier David Douglas and Mary Douglfis, Judd-street, Brunswick-square, linen drapers Aniaro Gurcio de Luna, Water-lane, merchant Thomas Daubeney, Portsea, Hants, grocer Thomas Fox and James Dudder Broadribb,Bris- tol, tallow chandlers Robert Funn and Thomas JFisher, Grub-street, Fore-street, timber merchants Robert Parker Andrews, Portsea, Hants, car- penter Joseph Skidmore, Sheffield, Yorkshire, scissar- uianufacturer William Pool,Hondurns Wharf, Bankside,South- wark, coal merchant Francis King, Warwick, upholsterer and cabinet mtiker Win. Tcwnsliend Timbrell, Bermondsey-square, Surrey, worsted manufacturer Win. Matson and Charles Matson, Water-lane, London, merchants I Joseph Milner George, Horsham, Sussex, drug- gist
BOW-STREET. ANOTHER 11FItt TO THE THRONE !—An intelli- gent-looking lad, very meanly dressed, presented himself before Sir RICHARD BIRNIE Friday morn- ing, and modestly requested his advice and assis- tance in what he called a very delicate and im- portant affair. Sir RICHARD told him he was ready to hear him, and desired him to speak out freely. Why, Sir," said the youth, Ibaverecent- ly found out the secret that I am son to her Roval Highness the Princess of Cumberland Well, and what would you have me do?" paid his Worship, looking at the youth with some little surprise. I really don't know, Sir," replied lie but I-think she ought to acknowledge me. now she has so wailY fiii'iids about her. I was sent to nurse, when I was quite an infant, to an hones) cotipie, Jailled IklJ, and they have supported inj ever at their own expense, as they sajj though ihey have In:1 many misfortunes in tl world. He was a baker; but he failed in co sequence of somoro iy setting up a cheap brei shop near him and now he holds an infefr situation in tie Excise Office. 1 have al IV s gone by their mime; and they have been vy kind ti) iiie but now I am seventeen years d, and I am a h uned of being a burden to inn any longer." "■ How is it," asked Sir Richard, thatney have h6t applied to the Piim-ess. as you caiher for the means of supporting you Because they never found out who hvas i till lately," replied the lad and now Mr. Bell does not. like to meddle in ÍI", for fea' the. Princess.should get him turned out of hisitua- tion." Sir RICHARD said lie doubted whethf her Royal Highness had suiffcient interest, will the Excise Office to bi ing- about any such Inimitable catastrophe. "T)i.woman I call my mother," codinued 1, the youth, has applied "to the Princes but she took great airs upon herself, and thea'cned to set her Solicitor iitioi t her, if she evir dared to trouble her on the subject'again." Sir RICHAUI> asked him if he had ever applied to Sir Gerard Nnel; aud he replied tlia lie had but Sir Gerard had taken no notice wlutever of his application. Did yon ever apply to Mr. Parkim—-he tnat was the Sheriff ?" said Sir Richard—you know he is a redresser ol a 1 sorts of girevances The lad smiled, and replied Yes, Sir—poor Bvrne to wit Well, really, my poor boy," concluded his Worship, I- I can do nothing at all for you. If your story should he true, I should to serve you but be it as it may, you must take your own course, "and thereupon the neglected youngPrince made his bow and wiihdrew. --e-
J)ESTRUCTIVE FIRE. THURSDAY evening the City Road and places adjacent presented a most, singular and dreadful appearance, in consequence of a fire which broke out in the extensi v e Wharfs and Warehouses of Messrs. Piekforu, and Co. on the banks of the City Road Basin. The tire was first observed in the interior of ihe middle row of Warehouses, and so rapid was its progress, as to defy every eiiort to prevent, it spreading .destruction around, and in a short time it communicated to the build- ing. At this time vast crowds of persons thronged the ex erior of the building, while as many more were observe hastening from all parts of Lon- don. guided by the column of ilante, which was visible many miles the persons employed in the interior, observing the immense mass pre- s upon i them, very prudently closed all the gates, to pre- vent the egress of any individuals. The Royal ExcUiMlge, County, Bcwcim, fhm; 1 ilnlin, were the first engines that arrived on the spot, and coming round the back prentises, entered the gates in Ratcliffe-row, which were immediately closed upon them. On entering the yard, the dreadful spectacle was more visible to the eye. Those premises which contained the greater portion of the pro- duct of the Northern part of England, were seen in entire flame, while the various commodities re- cently imported presented a heap of smoking ruins. The engines were immediately brought into play, partly standing in the Canal, while the firemen manned a boat, and boldly ventured as near the flames as the scorching heat would al- low them. j l. The flames at this time had obtained such as- cendancv that all attempts to save the buildings were useless every engine that was then in fu.l play seemed not in the least to damp the flame, nor prevent it spreading its destruction, the ale- men therefore turned their attention to the adja- cent buildings of Messrs. Picktord lying east- ward of the Citv-road, and displayed then ut- most efforts to prevent them falling a piey to the Their exertions were successful, and they saved the objeel they aimed at; riiad they caught, there is not the least, doubt, but Mr. HoU s ware- houses would also have shared the same fatp the warehouses, however, where the fire origi- nated, being sored with goods, particularly from Liverpool. ester, Staffordshire, Biiming- ham, and Sheffield, defied all exertions to save a single article the names continued spreading in every direction, and several engines were brought round within the walls, and then commenced playing upon the side warehouses near the City. road, which contained an unusual quantity of china, anil glass in crates. All the gates in a^- cliffe-row and Macclesfield-street were closed, but the walls standing 18 feet. high were lined with persons Some were pulling others down to obtain a view, while as many more weie pushed over and received serious injuries at this time a small wicket, large enough to admit one person, was forced, and in rushed the multi- tude as fast as they possibly could the truders were however observed, and the gate im- mediately closed. The Ciowd at length forced one of the great gates, and gained the banks of the c'uial oppo- site to the fire; it was spreading then far and wide about the warehouses, while the re I-IIot tiles from the roofs, splitting into a thousand pieces, resembled an explosion of gunpowder.— The ponderous beams stretching across the buildings long continued burning, while the bales of various commodities burned below, resembling a heap of coals. At length the flames were somewhat abated in the first quarter, and then began its ravages in the left hand range of warehouses, principally occupied by crates of china, &c. which were al- most totally consumed. We have not yet ascer- tained in what manner the fire originated, but it is supposed to have been occasioned by some tow catching fire; while other reports state it to have originated from an explosion of some gas pipes on the premises. It is generally presumed, and we believe too true, that two firemen and a boy are missing the firemen are supposed to have fallen overboard, and although every in- quiry has been made after them, they have not been found. At half-past eleven o'clock Thurs- day night, the flames were totally subdued, but vast columns of smoke were still rising from all parts of the ruins. The total amount of what is destroyed by this destructive fire has not been ascertained. Mr. Pickford's property, it is said, is insured to an amount sufficient to cover his total loss but we I regret to state, that such is not the case with a great quantity of merchant's property.
Lalli-oon, CUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 2. I,, -0- PRICE OF STOCKS. 3 Cellt. Cons. Ü3! I Cons. for Acct. 03§ 4, Cent. Iu2f India Bonds, 79p. g 3' Cent. Red. 94 Ex. Bills (2d) 37p. New 4 per Cents.107$ .J/l_ THE French Papers of Friday arrived ast night. The elections to the Cham- ber of Deputies commenced for the Paris district on Thursday. The candidates proposed by the Liberals, were, Genefal Foy, the late deputy M Lafitte, the hanker M. Cassilllir Perrier, the banker M. Benjamin Constant, the political writer; M. Benjamin Delessert, the ban- ker M. Delaborde, the author of the work on Spain; M. Salleron, and M. Temaux, the great manufacturer. Of these, Cassimir Perrier and B. Constant were elected General Foy had a greater ""18' "I number of votes than his iVlinistertal an- tagonist, but not a sufficient majority.- The four other Liberals lost their elec- tions. The successful Ministerial can- didates, it is said, were proclaimed de- puties amid cries of Vive le -I?oi.-Ac. cording to these papers,which contain no news of general interest, M. de la Cadena, the new Minister frotu Spa in to England is arrived at Pnris. The Pope of Rome is so ill as still to keep his bed. There is nothing said further of the Spanish am- nesty. have news from Madrid qf the 16th, It is very certain that the French Ambassador has opposed the publication nf (he amnesty. This act contained classifications which seemed likely to lead to prosecutions rather than to establish union and concord in the na- tion as it generally happens that the in. tended measures of Government do not remain secret, it was kilo%.ti that orders were to be sent to the principal authori- ties in the Provinces to draw up lists of the names of individuals included under the several heads of the Decree. It is ('asy to see that such measures were cal- culated to serve the passions of private persons; tlit- article relative to secret so- cieties, in particular, was of .such a nature, that every individual might be prosecuted, for wlr n suspicion, or information, un- supported by proof, is admitted, no one, however innocent, can be safe. It can- not be doubted, that 500,000 persons have openly dectared in tavout of the Constitution, and, with the addition of their family connections, may make a fourth part of the population of Spain.— It seems, however, that the observations of M. de Talaru have been listened to; and if we may confide in the accuracy of a letter ffonl Bricogrel, Paymaster Gene- ral of the army, a full and entire amnesty, without any restriction, is on the point of being issued. The Paymaster waits only for this to return to Bayonne, where his office will remain during the occu- pation. General Sempere, on whom the Valencians fired their cannon when they met a deputation of the French, arrived on the 12th at Madrid, whitherrhe is said to have been summoned by his Govern. ment to give an. account of the extraor- dinary contributions which he levied dur- ing the siege of V alencia, and which would have sufficed to maintain an army of 150,000 men for six months. General Chambor, who took one of the forts of Tortosa, by aid of the connections which he had in the place, has also been at Ma- drid for about a week lor a similar pur pose. It is suppo-cd that these Generals will find means to defend themselves. s The Ranger, 24, Captain Peter. Fisher, sailed from Portsmouth on Sunday, and the Active, 46, Capt. A. King, on Tues- day, from Plymouth, to protect the Brit- ish trade in the Gut of Gibraltar; and the Pandora, 18, ( aptain W. Gordon, sailed on Thursday for Filinouti), to Coll- voy any vessels which may have collected at that port, bound to the Medi- terranean. A ship of war will be ap- pointed for the sameservice, every fort- night, until affairs are adjusted with the Dey. The Lively frigate, Capt. W* El- liott, C. B. is ordered from Chatham to Portsmouth and Algiers. A treaty of amity and confederates has been concluded between Mexico and Colombia. The leading features, are an f obligation to assist each other against fo- reign pud domestic m nucs.