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detained in custody, arrangements having pistols, and pikes procured, and Brandreth been made to send him and Owen, the recognized as a chief. On the night of the other informer, out of the country. Mr 9th of June, (which was appointed for the O'Connor underwent a long cross-examin- general rising of the disaffected,) Brandreth, ation, principally respecting his religious at the head of about 100 persons from the belief, in the course of which he avowed his neighbourhood of Pentridge, Southwing, disbelief in divine revelation, saying, he field, &c. armed with guns, pikes, &c. set believed our Saviour was the dupe of his out for Nottingham ; they were to be joinown imagination. The judge told the ed by other parties on Nottingham Forest, jury, that although he would not say Mr and to proceed to Nottingham in a body. O'Connor's testimony was altogether to be on their route they attacked various houses, discredited, yet, after the avowal he had demanding and taking guns, &c. and omade, he left it with themselves to give bliging the men to join them, for refusing what credit to his evidence they thought to do which, Brandreth shot a servant of proper. The consequence was the acquit. Mrs Hepworth of Southwingfield, who im. tal of the prisoner.

mediately after died of the wounds. On Liverpool. It is affirmed that there are their nearer approach to Nottingham, more new houses building at this time in George Weightman (one of the prisoners) Liverpool, than at any one period since the was sent forward to that place, to see how establishment of the porto

matters went on; he returned, and with & Accidents in Coal-mines. The follow. view to cheer the party, told them that ing fatal accident is another example of the Nottingham was taken by the revolutionfolly and danger of using candles in place ists, and all was going on well. The parof safety-lamps in coal-mines : The week ty told those whom they had forced into before last the workmen in the coal-pit in their ranks, that the Government did nothe Newton Green, Ayr, went to work with thing but plunder them, and must be candles, when the flame of the candle of overturned ; and James Barnes (another of one of the men, who was working apart the prisoners) said on the road, that he had from the rest, came in contact with inflam

seen a letter the day before, by which he mable gas, and by the explosion, the man learned that the keys of the Tower of Lon. last mentioned was killed on the spot. don would be given up to the Hampden Another man, who was working in another Club party, if they were not already. At part of the pit, on hearing the explosion, in- several of the houses which they plundered, stantly ran to the place from whence it pro- they told the inmates, that if they did not ceeded to assist his fellow-workman, or to see join them, they would be swept away by a if his two suns, who were at work near the cloud of revolutionists who were on their spot, were safe ; and he also was suffocat- march from Yorkshire and the North. On ed to death. The two sons, however, and the arrival of the party on Nottingham the other workmen in the pit, escaped un Forest, a small body of the military from hurt. We are informed, that this coal- Nottingham came up; the ringleaders then work is amply provided with safety-lamps, attempted to form the party in a fighting and that the circumstance of candles being attitude, but they threw down their arms used instead of lamps, proceeds principally and fed; many escaped, some from the workmen themselves incautious taken by the cavalry, and others were af. ly preferring the candle-light to that emit. terwards apprehended by the civil power. ted from the lamp.

At the conclusion of these trials, the 7.-Trials and E.rccutions at Derby for agents for the other prisoners proposed to High Treason.—The trials of the persons the crown solicitor to withdraw their plea accused of conspiring against the King of not guilty, and throw themselves on the and Government in June last, in the coun mercy of the crown. This they accordingties of Derby and Nottingham, took place ly did, and twenty of them were brought at Derby before a Special Commission, up and received sentence on Saturday, the and terminated on Saturday the 18th ult. remainder being discharged. It is expect. in the conviction and sentence of four of ed the sentence on those who thus pleaded the principal conspirators, namely, Jere- guilty will be changed to various terms of miah Brandreth, who was called the Not- banishment or imprisonment, according to tingham Captain, William Turner, the their degrees of guilt; Weightman has second in command, Isaac Ludlam, and also been respited to the 14th instant, and George Weightman. It appeared very it is thought will be banished; but the clearly, from the testimony of the various sentence of the law was this day carried witnesses, adduced on these trials, that a into execution upon the other three. Aflarge body of the lower orders, resident in ter hanging till dead, their heads were seDerbyshire and Nottinghamshire, had de- parated from their bodies with an axe, the termined, however contemptible their executioner holding them up successively, means might appear, to attempt a revolu- and proclaiming, “ This is the head of a tion. For this purpose meetings had been traitor." held at Pentridge and other places, guns, 10.- Lamented Death of the Princess

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Charlotte of Wales and her Infant Child. replied, by requesting her Royal Highness The intelligence of this unlooked for and

to compose herself. She breathed a genafflicting catastrophe reached us with the tle sigh, and expired. London post of yesterday, and has spread a And thus, in the enjoyment of health mong all ranks of society one common sen and beauty-at the early age of 22, was timent of deep lamentation and sorrow. snatched away from this world this acconSuch a tragical event, even in private life, plished Princess. She was neither too tall cannot be contemplated without the deep- nor too short, about the middle size, inest emotion : but in the present case, pub- clining rather to the embonpoint, but not lic considerations are blended with feelings so much so as to impair the symmetry of of sympathy for individual suffering ; for, her form. Her complexion was beautifulby the death of this beloved, but ill-fated ly fair-her arms delicately rounded, and princess, are cut off all hopes of a direct her head finely placed. There was a mun. succession to the Crown of these kingdoms. gled sweetness and dignity in her look, a It was at nine o'clock on Wednesday even full, intelligent eye ; and when she was ing, the 5th instant, that the Princess, af- engaged in conversation, particularly in fater a tedious but apparently not dangerous miliar conversation, much liveliness in the labour, was delivered of a still-born male expression of her countenance. — The rechild, at Claremont-House, in the vicinity semblance to her illustrious father was of London; and her situation continued striking. To these accomplishments of to be favourable till about half-past twelve person, her Royal Highness added the next morning, when some alarming symp more valuable qualities of the mind and toms began to appear, and at half-past two heart. She had read much, and with disshe expired in the presence of her beloved crimination, particularly since her marconsort, Prince Leopold of Saxe Cobourg, riage. One of her most pleasing occupawhose attentions to her had been most as tions was to accompany her illustrious considuous and affectionate, and whose conse sort in his study of the English language, quent affliction it is beyond the power of in which he was so diligent, that he has language to describe. Expresses were im been able to read our best writers upon mediately dispatched to her illustrious fa- history and jurisprudence. She was of re ther at Carleton-House, to the Queen at ligious habits, and a strict observer of the Bath, and the other branches of the Royal Sabbath, as well as her husband, who refamily, acquainting them with the irre- gularly read to her, after the church serparable loss which their house had sustain vice, one of our best English sermons. ed; and in London, and throughout the She was a most affectionate child ; and, country, all the anxious preparations that a wife, was a model for her sex. had been made in the view of a favourable She looked up to her husband with the event, have now given place to general and most perfect affection and respect ; and he deep felt lamentation.

deserved it all. His influence over her was A very few minutes previous to the de unbounded, though the exercise of it was livery of the Princess, it was known that of the gentlest kind. the infant was alive; and her Royal High Orders were issued on the 7th for the ness bore the intelligence of the child being Court to go into mourning ; and it was restill-born with much resignation. She quested at same time, that all persons

continued sensible to the moment of her should put themselves into decent mourdeath. About five minutes before she ing; which will no doubt be as general as breathed her last, she said to the medical ever took place in this or any other counattendants, “ Is there any danger ?" They

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BRITISH LEGISLATION.

Acts passed in the 57th Year of the Reign of George III. or in the Fifth Session of the

Fifth Parliament of the United Kingdom.

CAP. XXXV. For punishing Mu Cap. XXXVII. To erplair and tiny and Desertion ; and for the better mund an Act of the Fifty-third Year of his Payment of the Army and their Quurters. Present Majesty, relating to Tolls on Caro June 20.

riages used in Ilusbandry, and to remove Number of forces, 121,035.

Doubts as to Exemption of Carriage's, not Cap. XXXVI. To regulate the Trade wholly laden with Manure, from Paynunt to and from the Places within the Limits of Toll.June 20. of the Charter of the East India Compuny, Not to exempt certain carriages from and certain Possessions of his Majesty in tolls. tice Mediterranean.June 20.

Cap. XXXVIII. To continue, until

the 15th day of June 1818, an Act of the circulated or passed, whether such person 52d Year of his present Majesty, for the shall be or have been concerned in the more effectual Preservation of the Peuce, original issuing or circulation of any such by enforcing the Duties of Watching und token, or only the bearer or holder thereof Warding.-June 20.

for the time being, forfeit any suin not less Cap. XXXIX.

To extend certain than two shillings nor more than ten shilProvisions of the Acts of the 36th and lings, at the discretion of the justice or jus524 Years of the Reign of his present tices of the peace who shall hear and deMajesty to Matters of Charity and Friend termine such offence. ly Societics.June 20.

Not to affect Bank of England tokens. Cap. XL. To authorize the rewarding Sheffield penny tokens issued for the relief Officers of the Customs for their Services in of the poor may circulate to 25th March preventing illicit Distillation in Scotland, 1823.-Birmingham penny tokens issued under an Act passed in the last Session of for the relief of the poor may circulate to Parliament.-June 20.

25th March 1820. Cap. XLI. To repeal two Acts passed Cap. XLVII. For settling and secur. in the 54th and 55th Years of his presenting Annuities on Lord Colchester, and on Majesty, relating to the Office of the Agent the next Person to zokom the Tille of Lord General, and for transferring the Duties Colchester shall descend, in considerution of of the said Office to the Offices of the Puy- his eminent services.-- June 27. master General and Secretary at War. Cap. XLVIII.

To make further June 20.

Provision for the Adjustment of the AcCap. XLII. To revive and continue, counts of the Consolidated Fund of the until the 25th Day of March 1819, an Act United Kingdom, and for making good made in the 44th Year of his present Ma any occasional Deficiency which may arise jesty, for permitling the Exportation of in the suid Fund in Great Britain or IreSalt from the Port of Nassau, in the Is land respectively; and to direct the Appli. land of New Providence, the Port of Exu- cution of Monics by the Commissioners ma, and the Port of Crooked Island in the for the reduction of the National Debt. Bahama Islands, in American Ships com June 27. ing in Ballast.June 27.

Cap. XLIX. For altering and amend. Cap. XLIII. For granting, for Two ing the Lars of Excise with respect to Salt Years from the 5th Day July 1817, und Rock Salt.-June 27. Bounties on Sugar refined otherwise than

To continue an Act made in by Claying.-June 27.

the 54th Year of his present Majesty's Cap. XLIV. To allow Corps of Yeo- Reign, intituled, An Act to proviile for manty or Volunteer Cavalry, when ussem the preserving and restoring of Peace in bled for the Suppression of Riots or Tu- such Parts of Ireland as may at any Time mults, to be quartered and billetted, and Of- be disturbed by sedilious Persons, or by ficers on Half Pay to hold certain Commis- Persons entering into unlawful Combinasions in such Corps, and to exempt Mem tions or Conspiracies.”—June 27. bers in such Corps from serving the Office

Cap. LI.

To regulate the Celebra. of Constable.June 27.

tion of Marriages in Newfoundland. Cap. XLV. For the Continuation of June 27. all and every person or Persons in any Cap. LII. To alter an Act passed in and every Office, Place, or Employment, the 11th Year of the Reign of King George Civil or Military, within the United King- the Second, for the more effectual sccuring dom of Great Britain and Ireland, Domi- the Payment of Rents, and preventing nion of Wales, Town of Berwick-upon. Frauds by Tenants. June 27. Tweed, Isles of Jersey, Guernsey, Alder The remedies by the said recited act ney, Sarke, and Man, and also in all and given to lessors and landlords, in case of every of his Majesty's Foreign Possessions, any tenant deserting the premises, and Colonies, or Plantations, which he or she leaving the same uncultivated or unoccushall hoid, possess, or exercise during the pied, so as no sufficient distress can be had Pleasure of the Crown, at the time of the to countervail the arrears of rent, shall be Death or Demise of his present Majesty, extended to the case of tenants holding until removed or discharged therefrom by any lands, &c. at a rack-rent, or where the the succeeding King or Queen of this rent reserved shall be full three-fourths of Realm._June 27.

the yearly value of the demised premises, Cap. XLVI. To prevent the issuing and who shall be in arrear for one half and circulating of Pieces of Copper or other year's rent, (instead of for one year, as in Metal, usually called Tokens.-- June 27. the said recited act is provided and enact

No copper tokens to be made or issued ed.) and who shall hold such lands, &c. or circulated.

under any demise or agreement either Every person who shall, after the said Ist written or verbal, and although no right of January 1818, circulate or pass, as for or power of re-entry be reserved or given any nominal value in money or gooils, any

to the landlord in case of non-payment of s uch token, shall for every such token so

Cap. L.

rent.

PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.

PHILIP HUTCHINSON CLAY, of London, THOMAS WEDLAKE, of Hornchurch, Essex, gentleman, for a combination of machinery, for agricultural implement maker, for certain ingthe purpose of repairing and improving turnpike provements on ploughs. July 5. and other roads and highways, and preserving and DAVID

BREWSTER, of Edinburgh, Doctor of keeping the same in good order. May 22, 1817. Laws, for a new optical instrument, called the

SETH HUNT, of the United States of Ameri Kaleidoscope, for exhibiting and creating beautica, now residing in Covent Garden, Middlesex, ful forms and patterns of general use in all the orEsq., for an improved escapement for clocks and namental arts. July 10. watches, and chronometers. Communicated to SAMUEL BROWN, of Mark Lane, Commanhim by a foreigner residing abroad. May 22. der in his Majesty's Royal Navy, for an improve

ROGER DIDOT, formerly a paper manufac ment in the construction of a bridge by the forturer in France, but now of Paddington, Middle mation and uniting of its component parts in a sex, son of Peter Francis Didot, jun. late a celo manner not hitherto practised. “July 10. brated printer in Paris, deceased, for certain im WILLIAM HENRY SIMPSON, of Bickingprovements upon the machines already in use for ton, Devonshire, mechanic, for certain improve inaking wove and laid paper in continued lengths ments in the machinery for the spinning of wool, or separate sheets. May 22.

cotton, and other fibrous substances. July 10. GEORGE MANWARING, of Marsh Place, RICHARD FARMER BRAIN, of Salford, Lambeth, Esq., for improvements in steam-en Lancaster, brewer, for an improvement or apparagines. May 22

tus calculated to obtain or generate gas in a more SETH HUNT, of the United States of Ame economical manner than heretofore from coal, a rica, now residing in Covent Garden, Middlesex, any other article, material, or substance, for lightEsq., for certain combinations of improvements ing or heating houses, manufactories, or other in machinery for making pins. Communicated places where light or heat is required. July 10. to him by a foreigner residing abroad. May 23. HENRY TRITTON, of Clapham, Surrey,

CHARLES WYATT, of Bedford-row, Mid Esq., for an apparatus for distilling. July 15. dlesex, coppersmith, for a new method or me THOMAS ASPINWALL, Esq. of Bishopsgate thods of preventing any disadvantageous accumu Churchyard, London, for an eliptic valve-pumplations of heat in manufacturing and refining su box. July 16. gar. June 3.

REUBEN PHILLIPS, of Exeter, gentleman, BENJAMIN AGER DAY, of Birmingham, for a method of purifying gas for the purpose of Warwickshire, for certain improvements in chim illumination. Júly 19. ney ornaments, which said chimney ornaments

are GEORGE WYKE, of Bath, Somersetshire, Esq. 80 constructed, that they may be used for fire and EDWARD SHORTER, of Union Street, screens, flower or sweet jars, timepiece cases, can Borough, Surrey, mechanic, for certain improve dlesticks, toast-stands, and various other purposes. ments in theconstruction of wheel carriages. July 9. June 3.

PETER HAMLIN, of Albany Place, Kent New GABRIEL TIGERE, Duke's Court, Bow Road, Camberwell, Surrey, merchant, for an imStreet, Middlesex, gentleman, for a process or me provement or improvements in the making a ce thod of manufacturing, writing paper in such a ment or composition for ornaments and status, manner as that it will be extreinely difficult, if and for making artificial bricks, or an imitation of not impossible, afterwards to extract or discharge bricks, tiles, and stones, and joining and cementany writing from such paper. June 3.

ing the same, and for erecting, covering, and de JOHN PARNALL, of St Anstell, Cornwall, corating buildings, internally and externally, and brazier, for a method of tinning, or covering with also an improvement or improvements in the mis tin, sheets or plates of copper, brass, or® zink. ing, working, and moulding of the said eement or June 10.

composition upon any sort of materials, or in THOMAS WHITTLE, of Chester, Wharfin working and moulding whole and entire erections ger, and GEORGE EYTON, of the same city, and substances therewith. July 19. gentleman, for a new or improved kiln, for the FREDERICK BRUNTON, Of Bride Lane, purpose of drying malt, wheat, oats, barley, peas, Fleet Street, London, gentleman, for a mode of beans, and other

substances, by means of steam, employing silk or other materials in the making of assisted by air. June 10.

hats and bonnets. July 19.

APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.

degree of Doctor of Laws on the Rev. John Rus I. CIVIL.

sell, minister of Dalserf. Sept. 1.-The Marischal College of Aberdeen 20.-- Admiral Sir George Campbell, K. C. B. to conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws and Logic be a groom of his Majesty's bed-chamber, in room on the celebrated French philosopher, Jean Bap- of Charles Herbert, Esq. deceased. tiste Biot; and also on Captain Thomas Colbý, Mayne was sworn in one of the Judges of the Court

Dublin, Oct. 25.-This day, the Hon. Justice 29.-Lieutenant and Adjutant Robert Gilbert, of of King's Bench, and Mr Serjcant Johnson one of the Royal Marine Artillery, to wear the insignia the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas. The of the Imperial Russian Order of St Wladimir, of vacancy made by Mr Serjeant Johnson's

elevation the fourth class, conferred by the Emperor of is filled by Mr Burton, who is now the third SetRussta.

jeant. Oet. 10. The honour of Knighthood conferred 28.-The Right Hon. the Earl of Aberdeen to upon Thomas William Stubbs, Esq. Major-Gene be Lord Rector of the University and King's Col. ral in the Portuguese service.

lege of Aberdeen. And Patrick Milne, Esq. of 13. The Earl of St Vincent to wear the insignia Crimonmogate, M. P. Alexander Moir, Esq. of of an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Por Scotstown; Thomas Buchan, Esq. of Auchmatuguese Order of the Tower and Sword.

coy, and Robert William Duff, Esq. of Fetteresso, 14.-Charles Manners St George, Esq. to be his to be his assessors. Majesty's Secretary of Legation at the Court of 29.-The honour of Knighthood conferred upon Stockholm.

Robert Gifford, Esq. his Majesty's Solicitor-de15. The University of Glasgow conferred the neral.

30.-The Rev. W. B. Smith of Edinburgh has

II. ECCLESIASTICAL. been chosen Professor of Greek and Humanity in the Belfast Academical Institution.

Oct. 17.-The Rev.John Morton, to the Rectory - The Marischal College of Aberdeen have con

of Thrigby, Norfolk. ferred the degree of Doctor of Laws on Mr Wil -Rev. Joseph L'Oste, to the Rectory of Postliam Knight, Professor of Natural Philosophy in

wich, Norfolk the College of Belfast.

-Rev. Richard John Geldart, to the Rectory of 31,- Alexander Ferrier, Esq. to be British Con Little Billing, Northamptonshire. sul for the ports of Rotterdam, Helvoet, Dordrecht,

-Rev. Charles Jaunes Blomfield, to the RecSchiedam, and the Brill.

tory of Tuddenham, Suffolk. Nov. 1.-Mr J. F. Denoran to be Consul for --Rev. John Trevenen, jun. to the Rectory of Hanover at Leith.

Claud, in Cornwall. John Stevenson, Esq. of Berwick, is appoint

28.-Rev. John Brocklebank, D.D. to the Rec ed Collector of Customs of that port, vice James

tory of Taversham, county of Cambridge. Clunie, Esq. deceased.

30.-Rev. William Jones, to the Rectory of

Scartho, Lincolnshire. Chief Magistrates of Scottish Burghs, fc. -kev. J. B. Jenkinson, to the Deanery of the Campbeltown-Colin Maclarty of Chestervale Cathedral of Worcester, Dingwall-Alexander Mackenzie of Hilton

Nov. 1.-The Rev. Alexander Torrence, on the Earlsferry-John Bruce

presentation of James Tytler of Woodhouselee, Haddington-John Martine

Esq. to be assistant and successor to the Rev. Will Irvine Right Hon. Earl of Eglinton

liam Torrence, his father, in the church and parish Kirkintilloch-John Freeland

of Woodhouselee, or Glencorse. Kirkwall-James Riddoch of Calrston

4.- The Rev. W. Webb, D. D. master of Clare Lesalie Thomas White, sen.

Hall, Cambridge, to be Vice-Chancellor of that Maybole-Adam Niven

University. New Galloway-Thomas Grierson

6.-Rev. James Anderson, to be Minister of the Newton-upon-Ayr-James Wallace

Associate Congregation of Dunblane. North Berwick-John Dalrymple

METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. THE abstract in our last number extended from the middle of September to the middle of October. We apprehend, however, that our readers will be better pleased with the results of an entire month, and we have therefore given below an abstract for the whole of October. The weather, during the greater part of this period, was dry and steady, though unusually cold. The mean temperature of the last half of October has generally been found to be nearly the mean annual temperature of the place, but the remark has certainly not been verified this year. The mean temperature of the place where our observations are made, is from 45 to 46, but the mean of the last 15 days of October has been only 409, and that of the whole month 413. The mean of October 1816, at the same place, was considerably above 46. The weather, notwithstanding, was on the whole favourable, till towards the end of the month, when it became colder and wet with hurricanes of wind. The mean state of the atmosphere, with regard to dryness during the month, was 0.0015 grains of moisture to the cubic inch.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE. Extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of the Tay, four miles east from

Perth, Latitude 56° 25', Elevation 185 feet.

OCTOBER 1817.
Means.

Extremes.
THERMOMETER. Degrees.

THERMOMETER. Degrees. Mean of greatest daily heat, 18.064 Greatest heat, 8th

51,500 36.274 Greatest cold, 3d,

29.000 • temperature, 10 A.'M. 42.887 Highest 10 A. M. 15th,

18.500 10 P. M. 39.855 Lowest ditto, 28th,

37.000 . of daily extremes, 12.169 Highest 10 P. M. 14th,

45.500 10 A. M. and 10 P. M. 41.371 Lowest ditto, 4th,

34.500 • 4 daily observations,

41.770
BAROMETER.

Inches.
BAROMETER. Inches. Highest 10 A. M. 5th,

30.350 Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer. 47) 29.886 Lowest ditto, 30th,

28.355 • 10 P. M. (temp. of mer. 47) : 29.893

30.345

Highest 10 P. M. 5th, !:: both (temp. of mer. 17) 29.890 Lowest datto, 30th,

28.750 HYGROMETER (LESLIE'S). Degrees.

HYGROMETER. Degrees. Mean of 10 A. M. 12.742 Highest 10 A. M. 2d,

28.000 10 P. M. 8.329 Lowest ditto, 28th,

3.000 10.532 Highest 10 P. M. Ist,

18.000 1.474 Lowest ditto, 23d,

1.000 Evaporation in ditto, 1.104 Greatest rain in 24 hours, 30ih,

0.475 Fait days 18, rainy days is, 31 Least ditto, 10th,

0.017 Wind from w. of meridian, ineluding N.

11 Greatest mean daily evap. Ist to 5th, 0.046 • from E. of meridian, including S. 20 Least ditto, 16th to 21st,

0.022 General character of the period: dry and sold, the month concluding with stormy weather.

of both, Rain in Inches,

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