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It is worthy of remark, that this tribute was presented to Dr. Grosskopf in the very town where, if any unfriendly feeling towards the legion existed in Ireland, it must have been exhibited; namely, Tullamore, the scene of that " explosion" alluded to in the Review.

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(No. 4.)
IRELAND, CLONMEL, Sept. 29th, 1811.

: Extract of General District Orders.
“The Second Heavy Dragoons of the King's German Legion, being
about to leave this district and to proceed on foreign service, Major-
General Lee takes this occasion of conveying to them his entire approba-
tion of the decorous and regular behaviour of the officers and men, during

space of two years they have been under his command.
16 The Major-General "feels fully assured, that they will distinguish
themselves as much by their bravery abroad in the Peninsula, as they
have done by their good conduct at home in Ireland.

By order of Major-General Lee,
(Signed) “ W. H. MEYRICK, Capt. & A. D. C."

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(No. 5.) Assistant ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICÉ, KILKENNY, Dec. 11th, 1811.

Ireland. General South East District Order. “ The Second Heavy Dragoons of the King's German Legion being under orders to embark for foreign service, Lieutenant-General Wynyard takes this occasion of expressing his warm approbation of the exemplary good conduct of this regiment, which has been stationed for upwards of two years in the south-east district.

It is a circumstance highly creditable to this excellent corps, that during the whole of this period, dispersed as it has been in small parties through the most disturbed parts of the country, frequently exposed to insults and attacks in the performance of its duty, on the one hand, and to the temptation to inebriety and irregularity on the other, not a single instance of neglect of duty, or of disorderly conduct, has ever occurred, to the Lieutenant-General's knowledge, on the part of any individual belonging to it.

“ Lieutenant-General Wynyard desires that Colonel Baron Decken, and all the officers and men of the Second Heavy Dragoons of the King's German Legion, will accept of his best wishes for their future welfare and success; such a regiment cannot fail of proving a most valuable acquisition to the army of the Peninsula, of which it is ordered to form a part.

By order of Lieut.-Gen. WYNYARD.
(Signed) “ John Harvey, Major & Assist. Adj.-General."

I shall offer, Sir, no further comment upon the above testimonials, leaving to the readers to decide how far they refute the allegations contained in your journal.

I remain, Sir,
Your most obedient servant,


Captain Royal Hanoverian Jager Guards, H. P., Hanover, October, 1833.

late First Light Infantry Battallion, K. G. L.

The following letter relates to the article which appeared in the number of the Monthly Review for October last. With respect to the charge upon the memory of Captain Shortland, which the author of this letter so very properly takes up, we have only to say, that it is the imputation altogether of Captain Morrell, the American traveller, whose work we were reviewing. Under all the circumstances, however deeply we lament being instrumental in wounding the feelings of our correspondent, still we think that he will have reason to thank us for having given publicity to the calumny; for had we allowed Captain Morrell's assertion to remain unnoticed in England, that work would have circulated it throughout the American continent, and thus uncontradicted it would have been handed down to posterity. But in consequence of what now has happened, our correspondent in Devonshire may console himself with the knowledge that his contradiction will be read, before three months, in every literary circle of the United States; and we hereby entreat of the editors of the American journals that they will take the necessary steps to give publicity to the subjoined letter.

“ Lysson House, near Plymouth, 24th Oct. 1833. “ Sir,—My attention has been called to an article in the Monthly Review for October, reflecting on the conduct of my late father, Commissioner, then Captain Shortland, in the unhappy transaction which occurred at Dartmoor Prison. - I conceive myself

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to be entitled, through the medium of your Review, to inform its readers of a circumstance which you have omitted to state, viz. that Mr. Charles King, an American, and Mr. Francis Seymour Larpent, an Englishman, were appointed commissioners by their respective governments to inquire into that unfortunate occurrence; and that their report, dated Plymouth, 26th April, 1815, contains a complete exculpation of Captain Shortland from the imputation you have endeavoured to fix on him. A copy of this report, which perhaps is too long for insertion, is (at my chambers, Carey-street, Lincoln's Inn,) at the service of any one who may desire to see it.

" I am, Sir,

66 Your obedient servant,

“ GEORGE E. SHORTLAND." “To the Editor of the Monthly Review."




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Atkinson, W., his pamphlet on Protecting

the Home Trade, 151.
Aurora Borealis, anecdote of, its influence,

Australasia, unfit for emigrants, 393.

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ADANSON, account of, 169.
Agassiz, L., his journey to Switzerland,

Agriculture in England described, 20%

report on, 295.
Alcobaca, an account of, the monastery of,

Algerine Museum in Paris, 455.
Algiers, statistics of, 291.
Alphabet, a new one proposed by Dr.

Franklin, 246.
Alps, excursions to, 43.
Ambassadors, those at Constantinople, 331

-America, Colton's Tourin,504-travels
in, by Finch, 72—form of government
of, 74-institutions for the blind in, 279

-statistics of the blind in, 285.
American Press, politeness of, 456.
Animal Kingdom, by Cuvier, 443.
Annuals for 1833, 333.
Annuals for 1834, 559.
Apel, A., his legend of Der Freischutz,


Arabia, history of, 362.
Arabian Nights, full account of, 373_re-

marks on the, 368.
Arabs, their history, 362-commerce, 366

-their hospitality, 367, language, 368-
golden age of the literature of, 372-the
sciences cultivated by them, 375–inven-

tions of, 376.
Arctic voyages, utility of, 594.
Arrow root, 59.
Athenians, manners of, 521.

Babylon, remarks on, 521.
Back, Captain, expedition of, 298.
Bagshaw, W., on man, 588.
Balmerino, Lord, the rebel lord, account

of, 236.
Bank Charter, renewal of, 184—Sir Joseph

Cuvier's eulogy of, 172.
Banns, first publication of, 485.
Barry, Sir D., his evidence on factory

operatives, 78.
Bath, Earl of, curious anecdote of, 234.
Bazaar, account of the great one in Con-

stantinople, 317.
Beating for recruits amongst the Indians,

Bedlam, Old, account of, 457.
Bedouins, remarks on, 365.
Bees, management of, 300.
Belgium, British policy towards it, 192.
Bell, Sir Charles, his Bridgewater Treatise,

425—his discoveries, 431.
Benares, account of, 338.
Berlin, institution for the blind in, 282.
Berri, Duchess of, her adventures in La

Vendée, 301-her first steps in this en-
terprise, 305--enters Nantz in disguise,
310-fidelity of her female attendants,

Chocolate, account of, 57.
Chopping, definition of, 77,
Chouans, 304.
Christian era, 567.
Christianity in Germany, 293—nature of

312-history of her concealment and

apprehension, 314, 315.
Birds, distribution of, 457.
Births in France, 27.
Blind, education of, 275-institutions for,
in France, 276-in Edinburgh, 278

in Boston, 279 — Glasgow, 280—
London, 282statistics of, 284.
Book auctions, the first, 156
Bolingbrook,.Viscount, anecdote of, 270.
Bonaparte, his projected invasion of Eng-

land, 482.
Bordeaux wines, account of, 400.
Boston, account of, 75.
Branding, definition of, 78.
Breton, Lieutenant, his excursions to New

South Wales, 379.
British Admirals, lives of, 591_Navy,

cause of its influence, 360.
Broach, an Indian district, curious account

of, 7.
Brockedon, W., his excursions to the Alps,

Bachanites, account of a sect so called,

Bunghees, an Indian caste, 6.
Burglary, the cause of one, 70.
Burgundy wine, account of, 399.
Burial grounds, peculiarity of those of

Turkey, 324.
Burning, definition of, 77.
Bush, meaning of the word, 380.
Butter, consumption of, 156.
Byng, Admiral, remarks on his execution,



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proof for, 296.
Church-yards, those of Constantinople,325.
Clandestine marriages in London, 484.
Clarke, Mrs., account of, 258.
Clergyman, account of an eccentric one,

Coach travelling in former times, 456,
Cocoa-nut, 60.
Cod fisheries, 72.
Coffee, historical notice of, 55.
Coining, remarkable case of, 235,
Coleridge, S. T., poems by, 343.
College of Physicians, laws of, 269.
Colonization, remarks upon, 585.
Colton, C., his American tour, 505.
Comets, awful magnitude of, 157.
Comfort, definitions of, 16.
Committals in France, 26.
Companies, commercial value of, 19.
Compass, probable invention of, by the

Arabs, 376.
Conchologists' Companion, 452.
Congreve rockets, 595.
Conrad, Blessington, a tale, 93.
Constantinople, account of, 317—details of

the means for supplying it with water,

Consumption, yearly, of corn in England,

Convicts, state of, 66, 67.
Convocation, an account of an Indian one,

Cordova, account of, under the Moors, 370.
Corn, stock of, in this country, 295—con-

sumption of, yearly, 295.
Corporations, report respecting, 148.
Cotton, notice respecting its vegetation,

Counterfeit money of Turkey, 322.
Court corruptions in the time of George

II.-224. 226.
Crichton, A., his history of Arabia, 362.
Crime in England, 62.-state of, in France,


Cadi, explanation of, 330.
Calais, Franklin's account of, in 1767, 244.
Calendars, explained, 567.
Cannibalism in New Zealand, 215.
Carmichael, Mrs., her work on the West

Indies, 111.
Carpenter, tools of a Turkish one, 321.
Cassava, 59.
Caunter, Rev. H., his Oriental Annual,

Cavendish, Henry, Cuvier's eulogy of, 172.
Ceremony, Indian one described, 337.
Chameleon, the Annual, 559.
Champagne, manufacture of, 396.
Chancery, recent reforms and reductions

in, 188.
Character, a tale, 93.
Chaucer, residence of, 298.
Children in factories, 78.
Chiloe, account of, 205.
China, experiment for opening its trade, 30

- disposition of the people, 31-attempts
to enlighten them, 35mtrade of, opened,
186_trade with, 579."

Cromartie, Lord, the rebel lord, an account

of, 236.
Cromwell, a descendant of, in America,

Croydon, history of, 287.
Curfew toll, still existing, 300.
Cutting, definition of, 77.
Cuvier, Baron, life of, 159_his early

years, 160--his visit to London, 161-
his great works, , 163-bis eulogies of
great men, 166—his political promo-
tions, 173—personal character of, 175–
his Animal Kingdom, 443.

Cyclopean, definition of, 521.
Czar, Peter, notice of, 151.


why the former is richer than the latter,

English ladies in Sincapore, 356.
Eras explained, 566.
Executions, account of one, 421-remarks

on, 64, 65.


Daniell, W., his Oriental Annual, 333.
Daubenton, account of, 166.
Deaf, remarks upon the, 283.
De Barante, his Tableau of French Litera-

rature, 592.
De Foe, Daniel, base transaction of, 202.
D'Haussez, Baron, his work on Great

Britain, 12.
Dermoncourt, General, his account of the

Duchess of Berri, 301.
Dervises, account of the dancing order of,

Dessasserts, Cuvier's eulogy of, 171.
Deutz, the betrayer of the Duchess of

Berri, account of, 311-his last inter-

view with her, 313.
Dibdin, T., Last of the Lays, 296.
Dignity, Ball, an account of one, 539.
Dinner, account of an English one, 13-

an account of one at Jamaica, 423—a
Turkish one, 328—a West India one,

Divining rod, account of, 262.
Divorce in England, 14.
Dover, Lord, his Lives of the most Emi.

nent Sovereigns, 150.
Draw-boys, account of, 83.
Dress of women in Turkey, 327.
Drum, reverence paid to it by the Indians,

Dumb, remarks upon the, 283.
Duration of life, 155.
Dutch and Flemish schools of painting,


Factories in Scotland, 79-in England, 78.

86. 89.
Factory children, 78. 90.
Family connexions in England, 14.
Females, remarkable distinction between

them and males, 78.
Fætus, account of, 429.
Fidelity to a promise, 297.
Filanghieri, remarks on, 253.
Finch, J., his travels in America, 72.
Fires, number of, in Constantinople, 321–

and recoveries, abolition of, 190.
Fires extinguished by steam, 300.
Fleet marriages, 484-remarkable account

of one, 487.
Florentine school of painting, 502.
Flowers, florists, treatise on by Hogg, 451.
Flying Dutchman, the legend of generally

believed by sailors, 359.
Food' of the Hindoos, 9.
Fourcroy, Cuvier's account of, 170.
Fox, W. J., his sermons, 152.
France compared with England, 16m-cri-

minal statistics of France, 23-suicide

in, 27-her produce of wines, 395.
Franklin, Benjamin, Familiar Letters of,

239_his theory of education, 242-his

new alphabet, 246—his religion, 247.
Freischutz, the original legend of, 153.
French literature, remarks on, 592--Re-

publican Calendar, 573.-wines, 396.



Eagle Island, dreadful scene at, 198.
Earthquake in Manilla, account of, 353—

in London, 237.
East India Company, complete reform of

its system, 196.
Echo de Paris, a French book of instruc-

tion, 297.
Education in France, 26-in Greece, 528

-in Turkey, 323—of the blind, 275.

280. 282–curious theory upon, 242.
Eel, generation of, 298.
Elgin marbles, anecdote of, 256.
Elephant, remarkable anecdote of one, 337.
Emigrants, cautions to, 379-advice to,

380. 389_directions for, 392, 393.
Emigration, remarks upon, 585.
Encyclopædia of Romance, 453-popular,

England, compared with America, 574–

Galt, John, his autobiography, 249—his

early life, 251-his introduction to Lord
Byron, 254-his affair with Sir P. Mait-
land, 260-instructive nature of his

work, 266.
German wines, 403.
Gibbon, Edward, anecdote of, 270.
Gilbert, account of, 168.
Ginger, 60.
Giotto, an account of his works, 497.
Granada, remarks on, 370.
Grand Poulo

nation of, 308.
Great Britain, Picture of, 12-state of, 18.
Greece, British policy towards it, 191-

domestic life in, 520.
Gregorian Calendar, 570.
Grimstone, Mrs. L., Tale by, 93.

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