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of Great Britain, a funeral service medals and orders to the French solwill be solemnized in the parish diery. Another Constitutional expechurch of St. Germain-en-Laye by dition landed on the Spanish coast, the Bishop of Cybistra, coadjutor of higher up the Mediterranean, and proEdinburgh, on the occasion of the ceeding in the direction of Malaga translation of some mortal remains of will probably furnish him with an opJames II.! The subjects of his portunity for a fresh distribution. It Britannic Majesty are invited to at- is quite clear from all this, that the tend.” When we saw this, we con- French must either keep perpetual ceived it a piece of Parisian plea- possession of the country, or that santry, and only wondered how such where they go, it would
be very pru. a badinage upon legitimacy escaped dent for the beloved Ferdinand to the, censorship. The feeling, how- take a trip along with them. As it ever was very different, when we is, he seems afraid even to trust his found by next day's post that the own Spanish troops about his person, disinterment had actually taken place, having engaged for his own especial that a grand procession of priests service, a troop of Saxon body guards. had performed a solemn mummery on The principal part of the Spaniards the occasion, and that the rotten engaged under Valdes in the affair of bones of this old bigot had been al- Tarifa escaped to Tangier after its most all but canonized. One part of re-capture by the French. it, however, we must still take the We are glad, in our present numliberty of doubting, and that is, that ber, to be enabled to afford to the any portion of this impiety was com- friends of Greece some consolation mitted by any order from our So. for the dismal intelligence which we vereign. It does appear to us to be were reluctantly compelled to convey an impudent libel. The living car- to them in our last. Ipsara, whose case of this crowned enemy capture by the Turks under such ejected from the throne and the king- complicated circumstances of treadom, and we cannot see how the chery and cruelty we were obliged to worms can have qualified its moul- announce, has been retaken, and with dering remnant for any posthumous a terrible re-action. Soon after the honour ! James was a tyrant in Eng- discovery of the Albanian perfidy, as land—a coward in Ireland, and a many of the Ipsariots as were able bigot in both-we know of no virtue quitted the island, and appealing sucby which his vices were redeemed, cessfully for assistance to the people or of no vice even sufficiently respects of Hydra and Spezzia, returned and able to mitigate the contempt in made a gallant attack upon the Turkwhich kings and people should alike ish fleet, which they succeeded in alhold his memory. The farce was in most totally disabling. The remnant of all probability got up by some of the the Turkish naval force fled, leaving superstitious dotards, who crawl in some thousands of their troops upon the train of the old Catholic regime. the island ; these the Ipsariots totally
The only news from Spain is what destroyed and became once more might have been expected and what masters of their island. There was must be expected as long as the pre- one act of heroism performed during sent system continues. A band of this re-capture so eminently conspiConstitutionalists, who had taken re- cuous that we cannot mingle with fuge in Gibraltar, manned an expedi- the mere general details of that day's tion and succeeded in seizing the for- bravery. A body of Ipsariots under tress of Tarifa with a part of the the command of a Greek named garrison, of which they are said to Maroaki, finding themselves unable have been in communication. The to defend the fortress of Nicholo assistance of the French troops was
which had been entrusted to their obliged to be called in, O'Donnell and protection, hoisted a flag on which his adherents not being considered was inscribed Liberty or Death,' and sufficient to retake it. The fortress immediately blew up the fort, involvwas retaken by the French after a ing themselves and about twelve hunformal bombardment, and though dred Turks in instant destruction ; some of the Constitutionalists were this noble band, worthy of Thermotaken, many escaped. Ferdinand has pylæ, amounted to about eighty. been busy ever since in distributing Surely such a people, however tem
porarily enthralled, cannot be held in We regret much to state that the permanent subjection. Letters from respectable Banking house of Marsh, Constantinople state that the fleet of Stracey, and Graham, has appeared their Capitan Pacha has been reno- in the Gazette. This melancholy, vated, and will take signal retribu- and we fear, far spreading failure, has tion; they also declare that the force been attributed to Mr. Fauntleroy, of the Pacha of Egypt is very formi- one of the junior partners, who is in dable. The season is, however, now custody under very serious charges. - far advanced, and we hope their ef- This event has excited a considerable
forts will be impeded–This noble sensation amongst all ranks in the people are a reproach to Christian Metropolis. Europe, and their fate, if they perish, The harvest, which is very abunwill go down so to the latest posterity dant, has been almost universally —they will not share however the gathered in without any damage. opprobrium of their age, of which we We are sorry to announce the fear even their heroism cannot afford death of Major Cartwright, the Veteany redemption.
ran reformer. He was 87 years of News had been received at the age, and to the last ardent in his Brazils of the late commotions in favourite cause. Portugal which quite lulled all the apprehensions of an invasion which they fully expected, and to repel which they had made very spirited its universal conclusion, and the weather
The harvest now approaches very near preparations.
A grand expedition may fairly be said to have been on the whole had, however, sailed under the com
propitious. There are, indeed, some farmers mand of Lord Cochrane to repress who, either from want of activity or foresome insurrection which was in pro- sight, have been somewhat injured by the gress on the coast. A report was in late rains, but generally speaking these circulation, that his Lordship was cannot be said to have been the cause of about to return home, and was likely much evil. The crop is allowed to be exto receive some mark of Royal favour. cellent, and the sample of a fair quality. This had been since contradicted by But notwithstanding this almost univerhis friends.
sally allowed excellence of the crops, the The domestic news of this month of wheat carried too soon and in a damp
farmers are making their annual complaints is meagre, as might have been ex
state-of the immense quantity of black pected at the season of the year. barley-and of the crop not being so heavy London is dull and quite deserted.
as was generally anticipated. These we Even the Cabinet Ministers are all observe to be the usual grievances which out of town, and the Lord Chancel- are always related about this period of the lor is now decreeing the fate of par- year, and we believe they receive the little tridges and pheasants. Mr. Canning credit they deserve. The barley crop, perhas taken advantage of his leisure haps, is not an average one, and some of it to visit Dublin, where he has not may be a little stained, but the opening been received with much distinction of the ports will have the effect of lessening - he is too liberal for the Orangemen of lowering the price, since it is said the
the demand for this article, and therefore and too constitutional for the Catho- distillers will use oats in preference. The lics, of whom all or nothing' seems
merchants are reported to be extremely to be now the motto. Perhaps the anxious to buy, both on account of he Foreign Secretary need not wish a smallness of their stocks, and because old better panegyric than this evasion of wheats are said to be not worth buying. extremes—his safest, wisest, and But it is very much to be doubted whether most honourable course is to heed the merchant is so low in his stock as the neither faction and do his duty. farmers generally represent, when com
Parliament stands further proro- pared with former years. It seems, upon gued to the 4th of November, and
a reference to the accounts of the last two there are some rumours that it will years, that the difference in the arrivals of then shortly meet for the dispatch of of the two former, is extremely small, and
wheat, barley, and flour, and in the sales business and be dissolved immediately. not in favour, as it appears to us, of this A very general canvass is going for- rumour. We have taken the two weeks at ward in Ireland, and it has begun in the end of August; and the two first in some parts of this country.
September were as follows:
tions of the United Kingdom has transpired Wheat. Barley. Flour. within the last month. Russia has, how1822. 26,258 2,574
ever, been obliged, it should seein, to relax 1823. 25,212 2,019 30,686 in some degree its rigorous system of pro1824. 27,925 1,184 29,161 hibitions and heavy import duties. An Sales.
Ukase, signed some time back, but only Wheat. Barley.
lately published, allows the importation, 1822. 37,116 2,066
duty free, of white calicoes, for the purpose 1823. 36,610 1,729
of being printed upon ; no white calicoes at 1824. 31,778 1,280
all suitable for the purpose being manuFrom the foregoing statement it does not factured in Russia. The negociations for a appear that there is any sufficient difference commercial treaty with the Netherlands in the arrivals or the sales to lead to the sup- are still pending. position of a great demand on the part of Cotton. The business done in the cotthe merchants. By the number of quarters ton market during the last month has been sold over and above the quantity arrived very trifling, and
as far as East India delast, there does appear to have been some scriptions are concerned, is nearly at a demand in consequence of the supposed stand, awaiting the result of the sale at the failure of the crop and the expected rise. India House, which will take place on The late fall in the price of four also gives Friday the 24th. The prices at the comreason to suppose, that the demand for mencement of this month, and which have that article is small, or that the millers hardly varied since, were as follows:-By have taken advantage of the abundance of private contract, Bengals 5}d. to 5gd. ; water, and sent a large quantity into the Surats 54d. to 64d.; Madras 5£d. to 6 d.; market. The average prices of the dif- Paras 9 d.; Boweds 74d. to 8d. all in ferent years are rather more at variance, bond; and by public sale, Carthagenas this year being considerably the highest. 63d, and 7 d. duty paid, 6 d. ; Boweds But although this might indicate a demand, 8jd. ; Orleans 9fd. in bond. some slight demand on the part of the mer- The sales at Liverpool in four weeks chants is still much more likely to arise have been 32,910 bags; the arrivals 30,835 from the power of the farmers to hold their bags. stock, and thus to create an advance. If Sugar.-In the last week of August any great advance in the price of grain was little was done, and the holders being disanticipated there would be ground for sup- posed to sell, prices declined a little. Full posing that some anxiety to buy would prices were paid for lumps for the Hamdisplay itself, but it is scarcely probable that burgh market. In the following weck the in the face of an acknowledged productive buyers were much inclined to purchase, harvest-knowing that even last year, with and would have taken large parcels if the a deficient crop, and with a demand greater holders would have given way 6d. or 18. per by 3000 quarters than during the same cwt. but they were very firm, and few sales period this year-knowing that although were reported. There were considerable the same quantity of flour has come into deliveries from the West India warehouses. the market during the same period this year Foreign sugars were in demand, and conas during last, and that the price has fal- siderable sales were effected ; good white len,-it is scarcely probable that the mer. Havannah 36s, to 388. ; yellow 28s.; chants would in the face of all these facts brown Brazil 228. Last week the demand be very anxious to purchase.
for Muscovades increased, and some of the The turnip crop has been greatly im. holders being disposed to sell a shade proved by the late rains, and those late lower, to induce buyers to come forward, sown will be forwarded with such rapidity considerable purchases were reported. Very that they promise most abundantly. little has been done this morning, the
The averages are for wheat 575. 8d. buyers wishing to see the result of the pubbarley 328. ld. and oats 23s. 2d.
lic sales ; 200 hogsheads of St. Lucca sold The hop picking is now general, and the heavily at prices 18. per swt. under the quality is said to be good. Prices sold previous market currency, 528. 60. to 578. ; from 100s. to 120s. but few pockets came 130 casks of Barbadoes sold at the previous to market.
sales, 55s. to 678. Gd. In the refined marFor beef and mutton there was a free ket, the fine descriptions are neglected ; demand in Smithfield.-Lamb is however the low are in request, and sell at full a heavy sale. The highest for beef is 4s. prices ; 127 bags of Mauritius sugar sold and for mutton 4s. 4d. and for lamb 5s. 2d. on Friday, fine yellow at 23s. 61. to 24s. ;
fine brown 22s. ; molasses remain at
258. 6d. Sept. 21, 1824. Coffee.-In the last week of August We do not find that any thing particu- prices advanced 28. to 3s. per cwt. and the v affecting the foreign commercial rela. tiner descriptions 48. to 6s.per cwt. Though
there have been some fluctuations the prices the north, or into Lancaster Sound, and have in general kept up, only such large perhaps be shut in by the ice. The prices parcels of Jamaica were brought forward are nominal. Greenland new parcels 231. that a reduction of Is. per cwt. took place, Seed oils rather lower. Other descriptions supported the late cur. Silk.-The silk trade continues very rency, but the market this day week brisk, Bengals and Chinas at the advance was without briskness. The public sales of of Is, to ls. 6d. per lb. on the late India coffee last week went off very heavily, and House sale prices, and the request extenall the ordinary descriptions of British sive at the improvement. plantation and foreign were 1s. to 2s. per Hemp, Flax, and Tallow. The tallow cwt. lower ; all the qualities from middling market has been very heavy ; yellow candle to fine maintained the former currency, and tallow of 1823 quoted 348. 3d. and new sold freely ; St. Domingo, of middling qua- 34s. 9d. and for August and September lity, sold 6ls. 6d. There were two public shipments 34s. 9d. The last letters from sales of coffee this forenoon, 163 casks Petersburgh state, the prices of 100 roubles ; British plantation, 583 bags foreign ; the Exchange 98 d.—Hemp is a shade lower. latter good ordinary pale St. Domingo, ra. -In Flax there is no alteration. ther mixed, 618. to 6ls. 6d. and 62s. The There appears some revival in the de. British plantation coffee went off steadily at mand for Tallow this morning, and Tallow the prices of last week; the middling and of 1823 may be quoted 34s. 9d. ; 1824, fine continue to sell at exceedingly high 35s. 6d.—Hemp is also in more request, prices. Generally of the coffee market to- and rather higher. day, there is more appearance of firmness Rum, Brandy, and Hollands.--The than for some time past.
accounts from France respecting the vinSpices on the whole have been in good cage are very unfavourable; the prices of demand, especially Pimento. Nutmegs Brandy are from 4d. to 6d. per gallon are in request at 2s. 11d. to 3s. Id. Pi. higher than in London: the quantity here mento of good quality 84d. Black pepper prevents any advance, but the market is rather heavy. White pepper has advanced evidently firmer; the nominal price of 1s. per lb. owing to the loss of a vessel Brandy housed 28. 7d. ; the state of the with a large quantity on board, and the trade, from the late failure, prevents any East India Company having none in their transactions in Spirits.-Rum remains nowarehouses.
minally the same as we have lately quoted, Saltpetre at a public sale this forenoon, but the purchases lately reported are quite no refraction, 35 tons, sold 21s. to 21s. 6d. inconsiderable-For the Geneva on the
Oils. Little has been doing, in expecta- quay ls. 10d. is asked, but there are as yet tion of news from Davis' Straits ; but it is no purchases. now generally apprehended, that the ac- The first sale of Brandy for some time counts will be very bad; it is thought is just reported, housed at 28. 7d. the vessels may have ventured too far to
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