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WORKS PREPARING FOR PUBLICATION.
Mr Ryley of Liverpool has in the press expected from Paris to be published in a new Novel, entitled Fanny Fitzyork, in England. 3 vols.
It is proposed to publish immediately The Confession, or the Novice of St after Christinas, and continue annually, Clare, and other Poems, by the author of a volume containing the Chronology of Purity of Heart, will soon appear.
the last Fifty Years. The first edition In the course of the present month will will include all events from 1768, to be published, Part I. of an edition of the Christmas 1817 inclusive ; and in every Hebrew Bible without Points, to be com- subsequent year, the first year will be pleted in four parts ; which is uniform with dropped, and the past year added. A the edition of the Hebrew Bible with Points, contemporaneous chronology will thus be published in May last.
kept up, of events which are interesting Mr Mason Chamberlin has issued pro- to the whole living generation of men, posals for publishing by subscription, in or which can be operative in their effects one octavo volume, The Path of Duty, a upon passing and rising events. moral tale, in four books; Recollections of A Treatise on Pulmonary Consumption a Tour in Monmouthshire; Essays in prose is printing by George Henning, M.D. of and verse, with some lighter pieces. Bridgewater.
In the press, Narrative of a Residence in The History of England, from its earliest Japan in the years 1811, 1812, and 1813, period to the death of Elizabeth, is in the with observations on the country and peo- press; by the Rev. T. Morell, author of ple of Japan, by Capt. H. Golownin of the ** Studies in History,” to which this will Russian Navy.
form an additional volume. The conclud. Madame de Stael's Memoirs of the Pri- ing volume of the Series, in which the vate Life of her father (the celebrated M. History of England will be brought down Necker) are nearly ready for publication in to the present period, will follow as quick. one volume 8vo, in French and English. ly as possible.
The long expected Memoirs of Dr Ben- The Rev. Ingram Cobbin, A. M. anjamin Franklin, written by himself to a nounces Philanthropy; a Poem.. late period, and continued to the time of The Lyrical poetry of the language has his death by his Grandson, will appear on swelled, within the last century, from & the 1st of November. It will form one mole-hill to a mountain ; yet there exists volume 4to, printed uniformly with his no general collection of the exquisite pieces Private Correspondence.
which constitute that species of poetry. The Rev. T. Kidd of Cambridge is pre- The best is by Aikin, containing about paring an edition of the complete Works of two hundred songs ; and there are two or Demosthenes, Greek and Latin, from the three others, but none of them containing text of Reiske, with collations and various above three hundred songs. The Aviary, readings.
printed in 1773, contained about eleven Dr Turton is printing in a portable form hundred songs, decent and indecent ; but a Conchological Dictionary of the British it has long been out of print, and copies Islands.
have sold at ten times the original cost. Mr C. Feist will soon publish the Wreath It is proposed, therefore, to stereotype a of Solitude, and other peoms, in one vo- collection of from 2200 to 2500
gant, and popular songs, under the title Observations on the Natural History of of The Vocal Library; and the work is the Swallow Tribe, with a collateral state- in such progress that it will be published ment of facts relative to their migration, before Christmas. and to their brumal torpidity, are printing The City of Refuge ; a poem, in four by Mr T. Forster.
books, by Mr Thomas Quin ; is in the Several works from Dr Spurzheim are press. •
France, the admissions of the prisoners against each other and against themselves.
The trial terminated with the acquittal of THE election of members to the legi. the accused. slative bodies is just terminated, and the
A young man, named Brunet, son of a Chambers are ordered to meet upon the 5th shoemaker, is now detained in prison at of next month. The result of the elections Rouen, on a charge of pretending to be for the department of the Seine presents a Louis Seventeenth, who died in the Temple. kind of compromise between the moderate -The imposition has been proved beyond royalists and the liberal party, there being a shadow of doubt, yet many persons of an equal number returned of each ; and affluence support him in prison. on the whole it appears that this new elec- Finance. On the 1st of this month, tion will still further diminish the influ- conformably to the law of the 28th of Aence of the violent royalists. It is the pril 1816, the Baron Dutremblay, Direcopinion of some, that a strong party in tor-General of the sinking fund, and of the both Houses will be organized, as in the funds of deposits and of judiciary consign
British Parliament, to act in systematic ments, furnished to the committee of opposition to the measures of administra- supervision the account of the state of tion. This is the natural concomitant of these funds during the third quarter of every Government which is in any degree 1817. This account, which has been pubpopular ; and such, indeed, is the perpe- lished officially, presents the following retual tendency of power to corruption and sults :abuse, that it requires all the acuteness and Sinking Fund.--Receipt to the 30th of activity of a hostile party to preserve it in June 1817, 41,544,485 fr. 50 c. viz. tolerable moderation.
40,000,000 fr. on the capital of dotation, It is stated, in an article dated Frankfort, and 1,544,815 fr. 50 c. on the expired that a meeting of the allied sovereigns will take place in the course of the year, to Receipt during the third quarter, 1817, adopt some final resolutions respecting the 11,981,552 fr. 50 c. viz. 10,000,000 fr. army of occupation in France. “Manbeim on the capital of dotation, and 1,981,552 is spoken of as the place where this Con- fr. 50 c. on the expired arrears. gress will assemble; and two points will General total of receipts to the 30th of then be considered, namely, whether the . September 1817, 53,526,038 fr. army of observation can be reduced, or Expenditure.- Previous to the 1st of July whether it cannot be altogether with. 1817, the fund had expended 41,218,669 drawn.
fr. for the purchase of 3,410,175 fr. of anThe pages of the French journals have, nuity on the Great Book. for some time, been filled, for the most It has expended during the third quarpart, with details of trials for murders and ter of 1817, 10,038,454 fr. 3 c. for the treasons; and one of the latter cases is purchase of 746,175 fr. of annuity. worthy of remark. It is entitled, the plot General total of expence to the 30th of of the Black Pin, that being the sign by which September 1817, 51,257,123 fr. 39 c. the parties in the conspiracy were known Total of annuities purchased, 4,156,330 to one another. They were ten in num
fr. ber, and, with one exception, disaffected Fund of Consignments and Deposits. officers, not above the rank of captain ; The receipts for judiciary and administratheir immediate object was the seizure tive consignments amounted on the 30th of the castle of Vincennes, and their mo- of September 1817, to 0,999,514 fr. 10 C. tive, the overthrow of the Bourbon dyna- and the payments made, to 1,788,807 fi. sty. The evidence consisted, Ist, of the 42 c. declarations of one Monnier, who came
Remains as well in the fund as in forward avowedly to save his own life; disposable effects in the porte feuille, when at the instant of being carried off' to 5,210,706 fr. 68 c. execution ; 2d, of the testimony of one The receipts made under the head of Grimaldi, an acknowledged spy receiving a deposits amounted, on the 30th of Septempension from the police; 3d, of that spe- ber 1817, to 29,424,200 fr. and the paysies of testimony so much relied upon in ments made to 18,855,639 fr. 54 c. Re
mains in the fund 10,568,561 fr. 25 c. to Portugal in three years; and the men consisting of specie and annuities on the
were allowed to take with them their wives Great Book belonging to the different admi. and children. nistrations or establishments.
In this country private associations have Discontents have arisen among the peo- been formed, the members of which engage ple of Sicily, in consequence of the re-esta- not to use any foreign manufactures of blishment of arbitrary dominion in that which similar fabrics can be obtained at country. From the French journals it home. These proceedings, however, will not would appear, that these discontents had present any effectual barrier against the inripened into a plot, involving the parties troduction of British manufactures ; as we concerned in it in the crime of high trea- may be assured, that individuals will als son. The particulars of the charge are ways be governed by their own private in. not given; but it is stated, that tourteen of terests ; and will not, from any vague nothe parties had been found guilty ; that tions of public advantage, purchase at a the ringleader was sentenced to be hanged, dear market, while the goods in request and then beheaded ; and that by a refine- can be had at a cheaper one. ment of cruelty, two of his accomplices were doomed to put the rope about his neck, and then to be imprisoned, one of There has been established at Berlin a them for 25 years, and the other for life ; military school for swimming. Each comthe rest were condemned to various periods pany of the guards and grenadiers has a of imprisonment. The execution took master for swimming. Already more than place on the 9th August.
1000 soldiers have learned to swim. It The Ex-King of Rome, it is now stated, requires but fifteen days exercise to make is destined, when he becomes of age, to them understand it. enter into holy orders, and to be appointed Archbishop Primate of Ratisbon, and
RUSSIA AND TURKEY. Arch-chancellor of the German empire. The Emperor Alexander has published From the profession to which he is now an ukase, announcing that no recruits will designated, it is not improbable that he be required this year for the Russian army. may one day attain the Popedom; and, According to the German papers, some among the many surprising changes re- apprehensions are entertained that the death sulting from the counter-revolution in of Czerny Georges may lead to serious difFrance, it will not be one of the least to ferences between Russia and Turkey. As find young Napoleon asserting, with a high soon, it is said, as intelligence of his exehand, those pretensions of the Holy See, of cution was received at Petersburgh, a cou. which his father was a most determined rier was immediately dispatched to the opponent.
Russian Minister at Constantinople, comThe French refugees, exiled by the spe- manding him to require categorically, and cial ordonnance of the French Govern. within fourteen days, a public declaration ment, issued in July 1815, have been re- from the Government, disavowing this act, fused an asylum in the Neapolitan terri- and ordering the exemplary punishment of tories. The Government of Naples, in the perpetrators; and, in case of the nonthis instance, acted under a notification compliance of the Porte, he was immemade to it by the ministers of the powers diately to leave Constantinople. It is not Lately in alliance against France.
very likely, however, that the Turkish Go
vernment will be very tenacious in the dePORTUGAL.
fence of any of its inferior officers; and, if The Portuguese Regency have lately ex. Russia will be satisfied with the sacrifice of perienced considerable difficulty in sending the bashaw who ordered the execution comto the Brazils the levies ordered by their plained of, this penalty will probably be sovereign. One regiment, when ordered cheerfully paid, rather than encounter the to embark, deserted its colours in bodies of serious evil of a Russian war. fifties and hundreds ; and another, more determined on disobedience, is said to
IONIAN ISLANDS. have declared to their officers on parade, It will be recollected, that a treaty was that they would not be transported, with some time sinee concluded between the out having committed an offence, and threa. Government of the Ionian Isles, then, as tened to repel force by force. The influ.
now, under the protection of Britain and ence of Marshal Beresford was called in to the Sublime Portc, by which the fort of appease the disorder, and be at length suc- Parga, on the mainland of Albania, was to ceeded in gaining obedience to the will of be delivered up by the British to the Turks, Government; but, as it is said, upon a so- on one condition among others, that the inlemn promise given by himself, that such habitants should be at liberty to leave the as desired it should be at liberty to return place if they chose, and should receive frona the Turkish Government proper indemni
AMERICA. ties for their possessions. It now appears, that, on proceeding to make the delivery
UNITED STATES. on these terms, the greater part of the in- Letters from Norfolk, Virginia, of 13th habitants were so appalled by the dangers August, state, that there had been a terriwhich they had to apprehend from return. ble inundation at Baltimore. On the 8th ing again under the Turkish yoke, that of August there was a torrent of rain, and they resolved to profit by the alternative on the following day the waters in Jones's allowed them; in consequence of which, it Fall rose to an unusual height, carrying was found that the Turkish Government away every thing before it; mills, bridges, would have to pay them in indemnities houses, &c. The injury done to Baltimore nearly twenty-four millions of piastres. The alone is estimated at upwards of one mil. payment of such a sum was far beyond lion of dollars-almost every bridge is said the expectation or the means of the Turk- to have been carried away. ish monarch; the evacuation and surrender A Charleston paper of 5th September of the place has therefore been postponed, states, that the fever there had so much and four English officers have been sent to increased, it was expected its ravages would Parga, for the purpose of assisting the in- not be stopped until the appearance of habitants in defending the place, and in se- frosty weather. According to the report of curing them from a coup de main.
the Board of Health of that city, during
the period of seven days, there had been ASIA.
48 deaths, including 16 who were carried off by the yellow-fever.
ISLAND OF JAVA.
Recent accounts from this island state, that the neighbourhood of Batavia had suf- Various communications have been refered from the eruptions of a burning ceived from different parts of South Amemountain, and that this phenomenon had rica, which appear quite decisive as to the been attended with all the accompaniments success of the Independent arms in Veneof an earthquake. The waters rose to an zuela. According to these accounts, which unusual height, and trees were thrown are sufficiently circumstantial, the Spani. down from the mountains. Two other ards are contined to the towns of Barcelomountains sunk into the earth, carrying na and Cumana, while, on the side of Cawith them their unfortunate inhabitants. raccas, they still hold possession of the le
vel country to the northward of the imAFRICA.
mense plains which stretch into the inte
rior. The fortress of Augustura and GuSTATES OF BARBARY.
ayana have both surrendered to the paThe Barbary powers appear to be reco- triot forces, who now occupy all the counvering fast from the panic and punishment try watered by the Orinoco. The different which the British expedition inflicted on corps which were successfully engaged in them last year. The Algerines, having these operations, amounting to 6000 men, renovated their navy, and restored the fore are now disengaged, and about to proceed tifications of their capital, are again pro- towards the coast, in order to expel their ceeding to renew their piracies against the enemies from this part of the country. European trade ; and it is singular, that The generals who command this part of the Russian Consul at Hamburgh, alarm. the Insurgent force are, Bolivar, Piar, ed by their depredations, has notified to Arismendi, Bermudes, and Cedeno. In the captains of Russian vessels the neces- addition to this force, Marino is at Cusity of providing themselves with Turkish manacoa with 2000 men, and Roxas at passports, as a security against attack, as- Maturin. Monagas and Zaraza, with their suring them, however, that the Emperor cavalry, aze in the plains of Barcelona, Alexander was resolved upon adopting the while Paez, the Santa Fe chieftain, occumost effectual measures for altogether free. pies all the country from Varinas to Calaing the trade of Europe from this disgrace. boso. ful annoyance.
The wreck of the royalist force in atThe plague still continues to rage at Al. tempting to escape by the Orinoco, had giers with dreadful violence. The super- fallen into the hands of Brion, the patriot stition of the natives, combined with their admiral, who captured 14 of their largest slovenliness, increases the number of its vessels, one of which had the governor, victims, and causes it to spread in every Fitzgerald, General La Torre, and the bidirection-no measure of precaution being shop, on board, with the whole staff and employed to confine its range. By late ac- treasure. The priests and friars had emcounts, from 200 to 300 are estiinated to barked all their private property and church die daily. The fever has not extended to plate on board the fleet; the royalist merTunis.
chants all the dollars they had left in their