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(July 1, themselves, and involve nations in wars to the Empress Maria Louisa'; they shall pass serve the purposes of their intrigues, to to her son, and to the descendants in the gratify their vanily or malice, or enrich right line. The Prince her son, shall front their relatives and flatterers, by the plun- henceforth take the title of Prince of Par. der of the helpless inhabitants.

ma, Placentia, and Guastalla.

Art. 5. All the Powers engage to employ The Treaty has at length been pub, by the Barbary Powers the flag and the

their good offices to canse to be respected Jished, wlich was concluded between the territory of ti:Isle of Elba, for which allied powers and Napoleon, at the time purpose the relations with the Barbary when he determined to abdicare rather Powers shall be assimilated to those with than consent to a peace which be thought France. ignominious to France, and, in conse Art. 6. There shall be reserved in the quence, to sit on " a degraded throne," territories hereby renounced to his Majesty We have inserted this treaty beneath; the Emperor Napoleon, for himself and but we have not room to give place to

his family, domains or rent-charges in the certain documents relative to his taking great book of France, producing a revenue, possession of Elba, whereby it appears

clear of all deductions and charges, of that his arrangements are made with

2,500,000 francs. These domains er rents

shall belong, in full property, and to be views to a perinauent residence. The powere, however, who now conduct the disposed of as they skiall think fit, to the

Princes and Princesses of his family, and sycophant press of Paris and London, shall be divided amongst them in such manindicate their alarm in regard to his in. ner that the revenue of each shall be in fluence in France, by continuing to give the following proportion, viz. currency to stories of his insanity, &c.

Francs, evidently in the hope of depriving his. To Madam Mere

300,000 partizans in France of any reliance on To King Joseph and his Queen 500,000 him; though it would be the wiser To King Louis

200,000 course, and a better security, to permit To the Queen Hortense and to her the establishment of a FREE CONSTITU

Children

400,000 TION in France; and, by respecting popu- To the Princess Eliza

To King Jerome and his Queen 500,000 far rights and public liberty, to prove to the Princess Paulina

300,000

300,000 the superiority of their own government over that of Napoleon, than which, ac

2,500,000 cording to their own account, nothing couid have been more easy, while in The Prince and Princeszes of the House Our view nothing would have been more of the Emperor Napoleon shall retain, bepolitic.

sides their property (moveable and immoveArt. 1. His Majesty the Emperor Napo. able, of whatever nature it may be) which leon revounces for himself, his successors, they shall possess by individual and public and descendants, as well as for all the right, and the rents of which they shall members of his family, all right of sove- enjoy also as individuals. reignty and doniinion, as well to the French Art. 7. The annual pension of the Ema. empire, and the kingdom of Italy, as over press Josephine shall be reduced to every other country.

1,000,000, in domains, or in inscriptions Art. 2. Their Majesties the Emperor in the great book of France; she shall conNapoleon and Maria Louisa shall retain tinue to enjoy, in full property, all her their tities and rank, to be enjoyed during private property, moveable and immovetheir lives. The mother, the brothers, sis. able, with power to dispose of it conformters, nephews, and nieces of the Emperor, ably to the French laws. shall also retain, wherever they may re Art. 8. There shall be granted to Prince side, the titles of Princes of his family. Eugene, Viceroy of Italy, a suitable estab

Art. 3. The Isle of Elba, adopted by his lishment out of France. Majesty the Emperor Napoleon as the Art. 9. The property which his Majesty place of his residence, shall form, during the Emperor Napoleon possesses in France, his lite, a separate principality, which shall either as extraordinary domain, or as pribe possessed by him in full sovereignty and vafe domain, attached to the Crown, the property; there shall be besides granted, funds placed by the Emperor, either in the in full property to the Emperor Napoleon, great book of France, the Bank of France, an annual revenue of 2,000,000 francs, in in the Actions des For or in any other rent charge, in the great book of Fraire, manner, and which his Majesiy abandons of wliich 1,000,000 shall be in reversion to to the Crown, shall be reserved as a capi. the Empress.

tal, which shall not exceed two millions, Art. 5. The Duchies of Parma, Placen to be expended in gratifications in favour tia, and Guastalla, shall be granted, in full of such persous, whose names shall be conproperty apd sovereignty to her Majesty tained in a list to be signed by the Emperor

- Napoleon

Napoleon, and which shall be transmitted Art. 16. There shall be furnished a corto the French government.

vette and the necessary transport vessels to Art. 10. All the Crown diamonds shall convey to the place of his destination his remain in France.

Majesty the Emperor Napoleon and his Art. 11. His Majesty the Emperor Na- household; and the corvetie shall belong, poleon shall return to the Treasury, and in full property, to his Majesty the Em, to the other public chests, all the sums peror. and effects that shall have been taken out Art. 17. The Emperor Napoleon sball by his orders, with the exception of what be allowed to take with him and retain as has been appropriated from the Civil List. his guard 400 men, volunteers, as well

Ait. 12. The debts of the household of officers, as sub-officers and soldiers. his Majesty the Emperor Napoleon, such Art. 18. No Frenchman who shall have as they were on the day of the signature of followed the Emperor Napoleon or his the present Treaty, shall be immediately family, shall be held to have forfeited his rlischarged out of the arrears due by the rights as such, by not returning to France public Treasury to the Civil List, according within three years, at least they shall not to a list, which shall be signed by a Com- be comprised in the exceptions which the missioner appointes for that purpose.

French government reserves to itseðf to Art. 13. The obligations of the Mont- grant after the expiration of that term. Napoleon, of Milan, towards all the cre Art, 19. The Polish troops, of all arms, ditors, wliether Frenchmen or foreigners, in the service of France, shall be at liberty sliall be exactly fu filled, unless there shali to return bome, and shall retain their arms be any change made in this respect. and baggage, as a testimony of their honour

Art. 14. There shall be given all the ne- able services. The officers, sub-officers, cessary passports for the free passage of his and soldiers shall retain the decorations Majesty the Emperor Napoleon, or of the which have been granted to them, and Empress, the Princes, and Princesses, and the pensions annexed to those decorax all the persons of their suits who wish to tions. accompany them, or to establish themselves Art. 20. The High Allied Powers guaout of France, as well as for the passage of rantee the execution of all the Articles of all the equipages, horses, and effects be. the present Treaty, and engage to obtain longing to them. The Allied Powers that it shall be adopted and guaranteed by shall in consequence furnish officers and France. men for escorts.

Art. 21. Tlie present Act shall be ratia Art. 15. The French Imperial Guard fied, and the ratifications exchanged at shall furnish a detachment of trom 1200 to Piris within two days, or sooner, if posar 1500 men, of all arms, to serve as an es. sible. cort to the Emperor Napoleon to St. Done at Paris the 11th of April, 18146 Tropes, the place of his embarkation.

INCIDENTS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, IN LONDON,

MIDDLESEX, AND SURREY.
With Biographical Memoirs of distinguished Characters recently deceased.

L

ORD COCHPANE, M.P. for Westmin to some salutary laws to define more accua Aster and K. B. his uncie Cochrane rately the punishment of crimes, and take Johnstone, M.P. and six other persons, lav. from the Judges a discretionary power 'ing been found guilty of a conspiracy for which is always liable to abuse, and the exthe purpose of unduly raising the price of ercise of which must be as irksome to them the stocks by false rumours, Cochrane John as it is odions to the public, while it is stone and anothit r fled to the continent; but wholly inconsistent and incompatible with Lord Cochrane, a Mr. Butt, and one Be a state of weli-regulated freedom.* renger, were sentenced by the Court of

MARRIED. King's Bench to be imprisoned 12 months, Lord Folkstone, to Miss Mildmay, of Dogand to be placed in the Pillory, and the two mersfield Park, Hants. former to pay a fine of 10001. and the others

The to be imprisoned for twelve months, and one Holloway

to
pay

a fine of 5001. The * We have frequently called the public public were previously disgusted with the attention to this subjeat, as a great principle conspirators, and with the effrontery with of practical justice, without any feeling of whicli some of them denied their participa a personal or temporary nature. Why tion; but the severity of the sentence has should a power be given to a lawyer which excited a degree of sympathy, particularly we refuse to a king? Why leave it to the towards the gallant and patriotic Lord tenderness or discretion of a lawyer to fine Cochrane, which we should hope will lead a shilling or transport for life, when any

legislator

564 Marriages and Deaihs in and near London. [July 1,

The Rev. G. T. Pretyman, second son of Mr. Thornton, of Hatton Garden, to Miss the Bishop of Lincoln, tó Miss Amelia Louisa Maddox, of Great Russell-street. Tower, of Weald Park, Essex.

Charles Simson, esą. of Laurence Pount. W. Mules, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to Lady ney-liill, to Miss Marg. Walker, of Worcesin Pilkington.

tershire. J. H. T. Stapleton, esq. capt. 3d Guards, At Battersea, Robt. Hoggart, esq. to Miss to the Hon. Miss Fitzroy, daughter of the Harford, of Clapham. late Lord Southampton.

At Stepney, J. Westley, jun. esq. of St. Jas. G. Arthur, esq. of the War Office, Petersburgh, to Miss Eliz. Barnes, of to Miss Bunce.

Stepney. Francis Pinto, esq. from Oporto, to Miss Henry Davison, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to Isabella Edwards.

Miss Ann Tomlinson, of Newark, Sol. Check, esq. of Bristol, to Mrs. Wat. The Rev. John Pretyman, of Sherrington, kins, of Charing Cross.

Backs, to Miss Dorothy Jane Sidebottom, Henry Rced, esq. solicitor, of Bridge of Chiswick. water, to Miss Scraggs, of Buckingham.

Perrot Fenton, esq. Doctor's Commons, John Slater, esq. of Great East Cheap, to to Catharine, daughter of Richard Howell, Mrs. Green, of Montague-street.

ese. Jos. Blades, esq. to Miss Hainworth.

P. Lugar, esq. of Richmond, to Miss ScoAt Paddington, Edw. Waddilove, esq. to field, of Holborn. Miss Eliza Hookey, Hackney-road.

Mr. J. Morgan, jun. of Sidmouth-place, Mr. John Read, to Miss Briand.

to Miss M. A. Wright, of St. Luke's. Jas. Cathrow, esq. Somerset Herald, to Wm. Rosser, esq. of Bartlett's Buildings, Mrs. Macnamara, of Mount-street,

attorney-at-law, to Miss Mary Jenkins, of Mr. H. Paulin, of Ratcliff, to Miss Car. Edgeware-road. Mary Mills, of Limehouse.

Richard Lee, esq. to Mary, eldest daughZác. Hubbersty, esq. of Austin Friars, to ter of Mr. Gray, of Orchard-street, Miss Isab. Curteis, of Bernard-street. Mr. Robert Halford, to Grace, second

Mr. Spragge, of Bridge-street, Westmin- daughter of Mr. Gray. ster, to Miss Harriot Field, of Lambeth

At St. George's, Hanover-square, Charles Marsh.

Compton Cavendislı, esq. youngest son of R. W. Coley, esq. to Miss Mallet, of Al. Lord George Henry Cavendish, to Lady dermanbury.

Catharine Susan Gordon, eldest daughter Fred. Barry, esq. Crescent, Minories, to of the Earl of Aboyne. Miss M. A. Wegever.

Mr.C. Bridgman, sen. of Hertford, to Miss Mr. Richard Price, of Chelsea, to Mrs. Williams, of Walworth. Appleby.

At Hackney, Mr. G. Hackett, to Sophia, Wm. Matterson, esq. surgeon, York, to fourth daughter of the late Mr. G. Robin Miss Fr. Key, of Cheshunt.

son, Pentonville. Mr. Powell, of Holborn Hill, to Miss Ca

DIED. roline Tringlam.

By a fall in getting out of his gig, Joseph Mr. Middleton, of Skinner street, to Miss Etridge, esq. formerly capt. in 1st dragoons. Poole, of Bristol.

Aged 68, the Rev. C. Hunter, of Gayton,

Northamptonshire. Regislator, possessed of common

seuse, P. Thompson, (sq. late major, and for might in an hour make out a table of pu- 5+ years an officer in 1st regt. Surrey nishments which should limit all useful dis. militia. cretion to a small proportional part of the The Rev. H. Foster,minister of St.James's, fixed punishment. A Judge might, for Clerkenwell. salutary purposes, be allowed to change a Åt his house, Upper Brook-street, Visa legal 3 months in prisonment into 2 or 1 count Ilumnilton, only son of the Marquis of month; a 6 months into 4 or 3; a 12 Abeicorn. His lordship - married Miss months into 9 or 6; a 7 years' transportation Douglass, daughter of the Hon. Jolm D. to 3 or 5; a 14 years to 7 or 10; or the and grand-daughter of the Earl of Hareterm of life to 14 years or 7. But all de- wood. finite punishments, as pillory, whipping, In Upper Wimpole-street, 71, John, fifth maiming, or hanging, shond be fixed by Earl of Sandwich, Viscount Hinchinbrook, Baw, and generally attach to second offences and Baron Montague, of St. Neots;.com of certain degrees; for we are all of us too Huntingdon, one of the joint postmasters. much the creatures of circumstances, to be general. His lordship married, first, Lady civil!y or physically destroyed, with any E. Montagu, only daughter of George, last semblance of justice, for subniitting to a Earl of Halifax, by whom he left no survifirst temptation! But this is not the place ving issue : secondly, Lady M. Hen. eldest to discuss so delicate a subject, though it daughter of Harry, the last Duke of Bol. appears to be a moment in which we may ton, by whom he left, George, the present properly call the public attention to it, as Earl of S. and Mary Viseonntess Tem. deeply concerning the happiness, honour, pleton. and liberties of the country.

Iu Grosvenor-street, after a short liness, 4

Lord Viscount Lascelles, eldest son of the Aged 54, J. Gilbert Gardiner, esq. of Bera Earl of Harewood. By his lordship's death ner's-street. the Hon. Henry Lascelles, M.P. for the Jos. Wright, esq. of Cheshunt. county of York, now Lord L. becomes heir At Camberwell, 25, J.Josiah Dickson,esq, to the estates and earldom of the house of Aged 58, Mrs. Soley, of John-street, Beds Harewood.

ford-row. At his house near Fulham, 84, John Ord, in Great Russell-street, 72, Robt. Hucks, esq. late a master in chancery, and former- esq. of Aldenham House, Herts. .ly M.P. for Midhurst, and chairman of the Aged 33, Henry Burrell, esq. secretary of committee of Ways and Means, during a bankrupts. considerable part of Lord Northi's adminis Aged 18, Miss Adele Constance. tration.

Thos. Puckle, esq. of Clapham Common. At Croydon, after a few hours illness, Aged 17, Caroline, youngest daughter of * Lieut.-Gen. F. Grose, colonel of the 1020 the late Major-Gen. Nesbitt. regiment.

At Acton, Mr. D. Ba.cirr, surgeon of 2d At Hackney, 79, the Rev. J. Pickbourn. royal veteran battalion. At Heston, 22, Miss A, M. Syer.

In St. Clement's Alms-houses, Dume Mae At Ealing, 50, J. Latewood, csy. of Bag ry Anastasia Pryce, widow of the late Sir nor, Sussex.

Edw. Manley Pryce, bart. At Ripley, Mr. Wm. Peters.

At Woolwich, Mr. G. Dale, bookseller. At Mitckam, 71, Wm. Pollard, esq.

At Kingsland, Mrs. Cowie, of New BroadAt Limehouse, 87, Mr. C. Hitchcock. strect Court. At Wanborough, Mliss H. Birkbeck. Aged 68, Mr. John Downs, Little Trini. At Egham, 74, Capt. Barber.

ty-lane. Mrs. Shadwell, of Gower-street.

Aged 74, Mrs. Kirby, of Great TitchfieldAt Woolwich, Mr. Galindo, of Marche street. mont-street.

At Croom's HPI, 60, Capt. J. Wm. Wood. At London, John Craufurd, esą. of A1z Aged 17, Mr. Gervas Cape, of Albion chinames.

Place. At George-street, Portman-square, 63,Je Aged 16, Eliza, only daughter of T. A. remiah Turner, esq.

Barnes, esq. of Kingsland-road. At Greenwich, Capt. William Crowder, Amelia, wife of Fr. Whitmarsh, esq. Tas E.I.C.

vistock Place, Russell-square. At Chelsea, John Boardman, esq. of Dub In Upper Harley-street, Harriet, second lin, barrister-at-law.

daughter of Sam. Bosanquet, esq. Aged 60, T. Nash, esq. of Guildford-st. In S. Audley-street, Lady Caiharine F.

Aged 27, Miss Eliza Matilda Barnes, of M.Scott,fourth daughter of the Duke of Buçe Kingsland Road.

clengh and Queensberry. Aged 63, John Ray, esq. of Surrey-street At Kennington, the wife of Jas. Shears,

Aged 66, Edw. Cox, ésq. of Hampstead esq. of Fleet Market. Heath.

At Pentonville, Mr. Robt. Richie, mere Mrs. Sadler, of Poplar.

chant, of Finch-lane. Mrs. Sarah Gregory, of Leman-street. At Epping Forest, 22, Miss Elizu Hook Aged 71, Wm. Nodes, esq. of Upper Buwn. Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square.

At Seymour Terrace, Edgeware-road, 28, At the Caledonian hotel, Adelphi, where Mr. Jos. Marris, of Burton-upon-Humber. he had arrived a few days before from India, At Barnet, 43, Mrs. Britt. Wm. Blackstone, esq. registrar of the su At Harpaden, Lady Harriet Finch. preme court at Calcutta.

Aged 52, Mrs. Phillips, Jamaica row, At Putney-hill, 83, Arch. Cochran, esg. Bermondsey.

Aged 77, Mrs. Anne Ashew, near Norfolk Aged 90, Mrs. Baker, mother of Mrs street.

Highley, Fleet-street. At Barues, 82, Adam Iood, esq.

The Rev. H. F. Ainslie, fellow of Jesus. In St. Margaret-street, Westminster, 82, college, Cambridye. John Ley, esq. deputy clerk of the House of Aged 72, Chus. Bedford, esq. Commons.

Mr. Wm. Peters, of Ripley, Surrey. Aged 64, Mr. Benj. Heseltinc, Nicholas In Portman-square, 86, Henry Dawkins, lane,

esq. of Standlynch, Wilts, the celebrated Aged 48, Mrs. Heyworth, Tavistock-street, fellow traveller and co-labourer of Mr. Bedford-square.

Wood in the splendid publication respecte Aged 28, Mr. Jos. Murris, solicitor. ing the antiquities of Balbeck and Palmyra. · Aged 70, 31rs. Sarah Hai.

At Eden Farm, near Bromley, in Kent, Ai Richmond, Eliza, eldest daughter of the Right Hon. Lord Auckland. [l'articu. David Dundas, esq. serjeant-surgeon to the lars of his Lordship’s life will be given in our king.

next Number.] Aged 93, Jos. Royal, esq. of Great Cym. At the house of the Duke of Rutland, berland-street.

aged 10 months, Gcorge Jolin Frederick MONTULY MAG. No. 256,

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Manners,

566 Account of the late Right Hon. Lord Minto. [July 1, Manners, Marquis of Granby, the heir of to France and their country remained in that noble family.

Corsica, who, encouraged by the successes In Kent, at the house of Lord Malmesbu- of the French armies, in the adjoining rery, the Right Hon. Lord Minto, late Gover- gion of Italy, at last rose in arms against nor-general of India. He was the represen. the British authority. In the measures to tative of one branch of the family of Elliot, be pursued to repress this disorder, diverof great antiquity in the south of Scotland. sity of opinions unhappily took place among His father, Sir Gilbert, was a conspicuous the heads of the civil and military autliomember of the House of Comnions, and held rities. The insurrection at Bastia, the cavarious oflices in administration. Lord M. pital of the island, was suppressed in June, was born in 1751, and educated at an En- 1796; but, the French party gradually acglish University. Having visited the prin- quiring strength, it was in September fol. cipal countries of Europe, he was, in 1774, lowing deened wise to abandon the island elected a member of parliament. Although entirely. The viceroy returned to England of a Whig family, yet his father's attach- early in 1797, where his services were rement to the politics of the court led him to warded by his exaltation to a British peer- ., join the friends of administration in that age, as Baron Minto, of the county of Roxe embarrassing crisis, when the contest with burgh, in Scotland. In July, 1797, Lord America began to assume a serious aspect. M. was appointed ambassador to Vienna, The conduct of ministers, however, was too then the theatre of the most important and freble, or too timid, to secure the support complicated negociations in which this of their friends ; and Lord M. then Sir Gil- country was engaged. It was throngh the bert Elliot, with many others, connected intervention of his lordship, during this emthemselves with the opposition. In all the bassy, that liberal and honourable steps measures adopted by that portion of the were taken, on the part of a great personparliament, Sir Gilbert bose a distinguished age in this country, to extricate from inpart: and so well did he stand in their digence, and to secure a becoming provijudgment, as to be selected to fill the sion for the only surviving branch of the Speaker's chair, in opposition to the mini- royal house of Stuart, then languishing in . sterial candidate Mír. Addington, now Lord penury at Venice, in consequence of the Sidnouth. About this time the great invasion of Rome by the French. In parquestion of reform in parliament, and in lianient, for the union with Ireland, Lord different branches of public affairs, was M. was a strenuous advocate. When the publicly agitated and popularly encouraged. peace of Amiens was on the carpet, he was But the horrors consequent upon, although ranked with those who conceived the intertotally uncounected with the reformation ests of this comtry to have been less firmly instituted in France, excited much real, secured than ought to have been done. AS and a great deal more pretended, alarm in he had been an advocate for the union with the minds of the friends of reform at home. Ireland, so was Lord M. one of those who To strengthen the hands of government by earnestly regretted that any obstacle should postponing to a more auspicious day the arise to the completion of the conditions of improvements in the constitution, and, Roman Catholic emancipation, on which a above all, in the administration of the considerable portion of the people of Irestate, seemed to become the duty of the land were supposed to have given to the lovers of peace and good order. On this union their express or their tacit consent. occasion, Sir Gilbert Elliot withdrew from When the administration of the Marquis of the ranks of opposition. During the dis- Wellesley, in India, expired, he was sucorders created in France by the other ceeded by Lord Minto, under whose gepowers of Europe, the people of Corsica veral government many highly important, sought to place theniselves under the pro- acquisitions have been made by the British tection of Britain. Sir G. E. was pitched arms, for the benefit of the state at large, upon as a competent person to manage this as well as of the India Company in partibusiness, and in the end of September, cular. In the successful expedition against 1793, having been sworn in a member of the great Datch settlements at Batavia, the privy council, he was appointed a com- and other parts of Java, Lord M. not only missioner to that efiect. Early in 1794, issued the necessary orders, and took the the principal strong holds of Corsica were necessary measures to ensure success, but surrendered by the French to the British accompanied the troops embarked in perarms: the King accepted the sovereignty son. His period of residence in Bengal of the island, and on the 19th of June, 1791, drawing to an end, Lord Minto was rea Sir G. E. as viceroy, presided in a general lieved by the Earl of Moira, and soon af a senıbly of the cineis of Corsica, in which terwards took shipping for England, where was adopted a constitutional code, repre. he arrived in the middle of May; and ever hended by some as extremely democratical, since his health was visibly on the decline. but pertaps not ill adapted to the genius [Mr. W. Gardiner, (whose death was-an- . and situation of the people for whom it nounced in our last,) was many years known. was intended. Notwithstanding this ar for his collection of scarce and curious. rangement, a considerable party devoted books, and remarkable for the eccentricity

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