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and himself, in the months of September question was in what way this saving was and October last, relative to his removal to be made. Looking at all the taxes, he from the army.
was inclined to think that the reduction Lord Palmerston said, if there were of the Malt Tax would give the greatest one prerogative of the Crown more in- relief, and it was therefore proposed to disputable than another, it was that of give up the additional Malt Tax, this dismissing any officer without assigning Session, of one shilling a bushel. The any reasons for such dismissal, or with- relief afforded by the remission of the tax ont paying any regard to whether the exclusive of Ireland, would be from commissions were or were not purchased. £1,400,000 to £1,500,000 ; and in the
There had not been shewn, even in the next Session a further reduction of taxes. hon. member's own statement, the least of one million might be calculated upou. ground for presuming that that preroga. Ministers felt the necessity of not intertive had been improperly exercised; and feriug with the Bank Restriction Act, but he hoped that the House would therefore they felt the relief which would be given feel disposed to negative the hon. mem. to all the money operations of the country ber's proposition.
by encreasing it's toating debt. With Several other members then addressed this view, negociations had been opened the House, after which, Sir R. Wilson with the Bank for an advance upon Exe replied, when there appeared,
chequer Bills, and they had agreed to For his motion, 97
make the advances at 3 per cent., repaya Against it,
able by instalments, of £4,000,000, with a Majority, 102
view to give some relief to the distressed FRIDAY, FEB. 15.
agricultural interest. Government were The Order of the Day for taking into therefore disposed to place the £1,000,000 consideration that part of his Majesty's to be raised by Exchequer Bilis in the „Speech relating to the subject of Agricul. hands of Commisssioners, who would lend tural Distress, having been read, the it to parishes upon the assignment of their Marquess of Londonderry, atter an elo- poors'-rates to repay it. The money to quent introdnction, bearing upon the va. be repaid to Government by instalments rious branches of this most intricate of four or five years, but in no case was question, said, that he should now feel it the sun advanced to exceed the amount necessary to apprize the House of the ex- of one year's assessment. There was tent of reduction which his Majesty's go- one other great branch of this question vernment had made since the last Session which he wished to state to the House, of Parliament. Next, what was the pre- he alluded to the Committee which had sent state of the income and of the expen- been appointed last year upon the Corn diture,-what the actual surplus over the Laws; and looking as lie did at the Reexpenditure,-and that would lead to the port of that Committee, lie thought they consideration of the question of reliet.- shonld be shrinking from their duty, if he The amount of all the items of expendi- did not move to revive that Committtee, ture for the present year was £17,495,000; with a view of reconsidering the Report. showing a clear reduction of £1,958,000; The Noble Marquess conciuced by moving, and it was matter of exultation to the that there be laid before the House an Chancellor of the Exchequer, thus to Account of the net Incoine and Expendikeep his word with the House, of having ture of the Country, to the End of the a clear Sinking Fund of £7,000,000.- Year 1821, and the Balance remaining in At this moment the capital of the debt in- the Exchequer: also in Account of the vested in the 5 per cents. amounted to Funded and Untunded Debt, and the £155,000,009—that in the 4 per cents, to Suvis applied to the Redemption of the £75,000,009, and it was the object of ministers to reduce this interest of the 5 Mr. Brougham attacked the Nolle per cents. immediately, and of the 4 per Lord's statements, and Mr. Huskisson decents. eventually. The whole saving to fended them ; some few other members be made upon the reduction of interest spoke on the question, and at one o'clock upon the Finds would he £3,500,000, to the motion was agreed to without a be disposed of by Parliament, and the division.
the purpose of considering the Report and TIICRSDAY, JAN. 31.
evidence relative to the attiay at KnightsThis day a Special Court was held, for bridge, on the 26th August, 1821, when
strangers were excluded, during the dis- The Rev. Dr. Rodge attended the ension of a question of privilege.
Court, with the Secretary of the London Hr. Alderman Brown presented a pe. Orphan Asylum, to present a petition in titi n from Nir. Wontner, praying to be behalf of that most excellent charity. re-elected to fill the situation of City The petition was very favourably received, Marshal, which was complied with; and and several Meinbers of the Court spoke the other City Officers were re-elected warmly in it's support. according to custom.
A petition from the Owners of Coal The Requisition for making the Court Craft, complaining of a want of Deputy special, to consider the Repurt of the Coal Meters, was referred to the Coal Committee appointed to inquire into the and Corn Committee. Disturbapees at Knightsbridge, on the The Court then proceeded to consider 26th August, 1821, having been read, and the Report of the Bridge House Comalso the Report, Mr. Faveli bronglit for. mittee, recommending an application to Fard a series of Resolutions approving of Parliament, to repeal an Act of 29 Geo. II. the Report, and condemnatory of the respecting London-bridge, so far as realleged proceedings of Government upon lates to the Water-works; which was the occasion alluded to. The Resolutions agreed to, and a petition was ordered to being seconded by Mr. Eicke, after a long be presented to Parliament in the nsual diserssion and some modification, were finally carried unanimously ; as was also The Court also agreed to petition Para petition to the House of Commons, en- liament for power to raise monies effectreating a further consideration of circum- tually to repair Blackfriar's-bridge; and stances which, in the opinion of the the Annual Accounts of the Commissioners Coart, demanded it's peculiar attention. of Sewers were presented, and ordered TIRSDAY, FEB. 21.
to be printed. This day a Court of Common Council Joseph Hume, Esq. M.P, attending, was held, when Mr. Wontner attended at was then introduced by Mr. Favell and the Bar, and expressed his thanks for Mr. Eicke, the mover and seconder of the the kindness exercised towards him, in Resolution for admitting him to the FreeKonsequence of the serious accident he dom of the City, and the Chamberlain mei with whilst in the discharge of his having administered the usual oath, prepehlie duty on the 16th November last. sented bim the gold box ; after which
Tee Court then, mpon the motion of Mr. Hume addressed the Court, and then Mr. Alderman Brown, agreed unani. withdrew. mously to present Mr. Wontner with a The Court appointed the Coal and Corn eum of Three Hundred Pounds, in testi. Meters in trust, and the several Combrony of their approbation of his conduct, mittees for the year ensuing. tod vi their sympathy in his sufferings.
FORFIGN-OFFICE, JAN. 17.
The King has been pleased to appoint THE King has been pleased to reconi- Henry Watkin Williams Wynn, Esq. to meni to the Dean and Chapter of the Ca. be his Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and thedral Church of St. Paul, London, the
Minister Plenipotentiary to the ConteRev. Frederick William Blomberg, Clerk, derated States of the Swiss Cantons. Master of Arts, to be by them elected into the place of Canon Residentiary of
SATURDAY, JAN. 19. obe said Cathedral Church, the same be- At the Court at Carlton House, the ins veant by the death of Dr. Samuel 17th of Jan. 1822, present, the King's Kvder Weston.
Most Excellent Majesty in Council. The King has also been pleased to grant This day the Right lionourable Charles In the kev. George Holcombe, Clerk, Watkin Williams Wynn, and the Right Vorins in Divinity, the place and dignity Honourable William Henry Fremantle, of a Prevontury of the Collegiate Church were, by his Majesty's command, sworn of St Peter, Westminster, void by the re- of his Majesty's Most Honourable Privy signation of the Rev. Frederick Wm. Council, and took their respective places Biansberg.
at the Board accordingly, 'The hing has also been pleased to grant His Majesty having been pleased to onto the Hon. and Rev. John Evelyn appoint the Right Honourable Robert Boscaven, Clerk, Master of Arts, the Peel to be one of his Majesty's principal plice and dinity of a Canon or Preben- Secretaries of State, he was, this day, by dary of the Vetropolitan Church of Can. his Majesty's command, sworn one of liis terhanty, void by the resignation of the Majesty's principal Secretaries of State kos. (ecoge liolcombe.
accordingly, Eur. Jlug. Vol. 61. Feb. 1822,
FORETIN-OTTIC8. JAN. 29.
Suffolk-A. H. Steward, of Stoke-park, The King has been pleased to appoint Esq. William Richard iiimilton, Esq. one of Surrey--C. N. Pallmer, of Norbiton. the Under Secretarics of State for Fo house, Esq. reign Affairs, to be his Majesty's Envoy Sussex --J. Eversfield, of Catsfield, Esq. Extraordinary and Minister Plenipoten- Wurwickshire--M. Wise, of Leamingtiary at the Court of the Two Sicilies. ton-Priors, Esq. CROWN-OFFICE, JAN. 19.
Wiltshire-E. Phillips, of Melksham, Member returned to serre in Parliament. Esg.
Bursch of King's Lynn.---The Most Worcestershire-S. Ryland, of King'sFion. William Henry Cavendishi Bentinck, Norton, Esq commonly called the Marquis of litchi- Yorkshire--R. Bethell, of Wise, Esq. field, in the roon of Sir Martin Brown Folkes, Bart., deceased.
Carmarthen-W. H. Bevan, of Pengay, SHERIES appointed by his Majesty in Esq. Council for the year 1822.
Pembroke - J. Mears, of Eastington, Bedfordshire --P. A. Lautour, of Staugh- Esq. ton, Esq.
Cardigan-T. L. Lloyd, of Wern Newidd, Berkshire--Sir G. East, of Hall-place, Esq. Bart.
Glamorgan--Sir J. Morris, of Bryn, Buckinghamshire-B. Way, of Denham,
Brecon--J. Christie, of Cwmllwyfog, Camh, and Ilunt, R. J. Adeane, of Ba
Esq. braham, Esq.
Rudnor--E. Rogers, of Stannage-park, Cheshire-C. Wicksted, of Baddeley, Esq. Esc.
NORTII WALES. Cumberland--W. Crackenthorpe,
of Anglesey - W, 1. Sparrow, of TyneBank-hall, Esq.
wydd, Esq. Cornwall ---D. Howell, of Prideaux, Esq. Carnarcon-W.L. Caldecot, of the CotDerbyshire --P. Gell, of Hopton, Esq. tage, Esq.
Deronshire --Sir T. T. F. E. Drake, of Merioneth - J. Gill, of Pant Glas, Esq. Nutwell-court, Bart.
Montgomery-J. li. Lyon, of CeinblDorsetshire--- The Right Hon. Sir E. Ne- warch, Esq. peall, of' Loders, Bart.
Denbigh-s. Newton, of Pickill, Esq. Esser-Sir G. H. Smyth, of Berechurch- Flint --T.Harrison, of Saathlwydd, Esq. hall, Bart.
TUESDAY, FEB. 5. Gloucestershire-S. J. W. F. Welch, of This Gazette contains the appointment Painswirk, Esq.
of the Right Hon Sir Willian A'Court, Herefordshire --T. H. Symons, of Mynde- Bart. G.C.B. to be his Majesty's Enroy park, Esq.
Extraordinary and Minister PlenipotenHertfordshire--T. Daniell, of Berkhamp- tiary at the Court of his Majesty the stead, Esq.
King of the Spains; also the appointKent - J. P. Powell, of Quiex, Esg. ment of the Right Hon. C. W. W. Wyon,
Leicestershire---C. J. Packe, of Prest- the Marquess of Londonderry, Earl Batwole, Esg.
hurst, the Right Hon. R. Peel, the Earlof Linzolnshire-Sir J. H. Thorold, of Sys- Liverpool, the Chancellor of his Majesty's ton, Bart.
Exchequer, Baron Teignmouth, the Right Monmouthshire.-J. Jenkins, of Chep- Hon. J. Sullivan, Viscount Cranborne, the stow, Esq.
Right Hon. W. H. Fremanile, Sir G. Norfolii ---Sir R. P.Jodrell, of Sall, Bart. War. ender, Bart, and Dr. Phillimore, Northamptonshire-J. Nethercoat, of to be his Majesty's Commissioners for Haselbeach, Esq.
the Affairs of India ; also, the appointNorthumberland-E. Craster, of Pres- ment of Viscount Melville, Sir W. J. ton, Esq.
Hope, Sir J. Osborne, Bart. Sir G. CockNottinghamshire-W. F. Handley, of burn, Sir H. Hothain, and W. R. K. Newark-iipon-Trent, Esq.
Donglas, Esq. to be his Majesty's ComOxfordshire-J. Blackall, of Great Hase- missioners for executing the ottice of Lord ley, Esq.
High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Ratlandshire--T. Floor, of W'hissen. Great Britain and Irelanıl; and the elecdine, Esq.
tion of the Right Hon. William Henry Shropshire-R, B. More, of Linley, Hugh Cholmondeley, as M.P. for the Esq.
Borough of Castle Rising. Somersetshire--V. Stuckev, of Hill
WHITENALL, FEB, 7. house, Langport Eastover, Esq.
The King has been pleased to grant Staffordshire-P. Hussey, of Wyrley- unto the Rev. Charles Lloyd, Doctor in grove, Esq.
Divinity, the office and place of Regins County of Southa:npton-R, Shedden; Professor of Divinity in the Univerzity of Brooklands, Esq.
of Oxford, together with the place and
dignity of a Canon of the Cathedral White, taking rank next after Rear. Church of Christ in the said University, Admiral Thomas Boys. properly belonging to the Regius Profes
CROWN-OFFICE, FED. 16.
R. Peel, of Christchurch, D.C.L.
Borough of Great Bedrin.--The Riglit This day, in pursuance of his Majesty's Hon. Sir J. Nicholl, Knt. pleasure, John Clarke Searle, Esq. was Borough and Purish of Buckingham.promoted to be Rear-Admiral of the The Right Hon. W. II. Fremantle.
MONTHLY MEMORANDA. THE Secretary to the SOCIETY of that the disturbances continued encreas GUARDIANS for the PROTECTION ing during all this time. In the first of TRADE, by a Circular has informed despatch, the greatest number of men the Members thereof, that in connection mentioned as assembled in hostile array is with the names formerly mentioned as 200. The last despatch speaks of as concerned with the variotis firms de. many thousands. His Lordship states, scribed of No. 4, Staining-lane, the fol- " that he had resorted to additional mealowing names appear on bills in circu- sures of precaution, and military operaJation ; viz.
tion ;” and a Mr. Wilson, one of his Joan Julian, Leather-factor, Pucke. Lordship’s correspondents, says, “ that ridge, Herts;
all the well-informed were most anxious JAMES P. DEVENISH;
for the renewal of the Insurrection Act;" G. FEAN and Co.;
and expresses his own belief, “jf some WILLIAM LEWIS ; and
strong ineasures were not resorted to, John HARRIS, Baker, Oxford.
or at least the old military stations again The Secretary also informs the Mem- occupied, that the county of Tipperary bers, that a person calling himself would soon be as bad as that of LimeCAPTAIN GEORGE ATKINSON, alias CAP- rick.", TAIS FORBES, alias CAPTAIN Forbes ATKINSON, late of 15, l'pper George- The Thames left the Downs at twelve street, Portman-sqnare, and now living o'clock on Wednesday January 30th, and Dear Cheam, in Surrey, is reported to that on Saturday at noon she weathered Beachy Society as improper to be proposed to be Head, the wind blowing a brisk gale. As balloted for as a Member thereot; -and night approached, the gale encreased; that
and as darkness came on, it blew a comFRANCIS HARTWELL, formerly men- plete hurricane. At lengtlı, about twelve. tioned, now resides at No. 31, Weymouth- o'cloek, the ship struck on a rock very terrace, City-road ; also, tbat the person near the Head, but she floated from thence, undernamed; viz.
and drifted round near to the town of JAMES YOUNG, Tea-dealer, late of No. Eastbourn, where she again struck, and 6, Mount-place, Whitechapel-road, has got quite ashore. This was soon after recently obtained goods from a Member two o'clock on Sunday morning, and from of the Society, by representing himself as that until half-past nine, the ship contia partner in a Brewery at Old Ford, Bow, nued to beat with tremendous violence where any connection with him is dis against the shore, and every succeeding claimed; also,
wave was expected to shatter her to That the house, formerly noticed, at pieces. In the course of the night, all the No. 5, Bow-lme, is now, and has for masts and seven of the crew were washed some time past been, occupied by
overboard. At length, the only boat that E. J. Jones and Co.; and that bills are could be found large enough to attempt negociated, drawn by them on persons to launch in this tremendous surf was using the firm of
brought to the spot, and a midshipA GENDRO, Rossell and Co. Prince's- man of the Preventive Service, and six street, Bank.
seamen, in a moment volunteered their
services to attempt to reach the ship. Tbe despatches from Lord Wellesley, Several snccessive efforts were made to which have been laid before Parliament, launch her, but she was each time cover a period of nearly one month, ex- swamped, and her gailant little crew tending from the 3d of January to the washed ashore. Still, however, indisPuh. It appears, we regret to state, mayedthey made another attempt, and
succeeded in getting almost without the period, both the Commercial and Agricu!: breakers, where a sea took her starboard tural interests will be restored to a prosbow, and upset her. The six seamen
perous condition. reached the shore; but we lament to state, The amount of the reductions in the the gallant young officer feil a victim to national expenses is stated to be this his undaunted courage and humanity. year about $2,000,000, made up of a Captain Manby's apparatus for the pre- saving of £958,005 in the army, £832,000 servation ot lives was at length bronght in the navy, and £122,000 in the miscelinto action; and a rope being thrown on laneous charges, besides £80,000 froin board the ship and made fast, the whole the navy estimates; out of which a relaremaining of the ship's company, together tive encrease of £106,000 in the ordoance with Major and Mrs. M'Iunis, and her charges is to be deducted. female servant (passengers), were got safe The most important branch of the plan on shore; but without saving a single is, to exchange the five and four per thing except the clothes which ihey had on cents, to three per cent. Stock; which their backs.--The vessel has been saved. will be done gradually, in a favourable
state of the market, without violating the The debate of Friday evening, Febrnary public faith ; and a saving of interest, to 15th, upon the present state of the coun- the amount of nearly 4 millions, will be try, and the means to which his Majesty's ultimately effected. Upon the whole, Ministers are about to resort for the par- then, we are led to anticipate, that the pose of alleviating the distresses of the time is not far distant, when all real agriculturist, was perhaps more interest- cause of complaint will be removed, and ing than any of the parliamentary proceed- England will again be prosperous and ings of the present Sessions. To the happy in all it's domestic relations, and Marquess of Londonderry's very able and still maintain that pre-eminence among comprensive speech, it is utterly impossi- the nations of the earth, which it has wou ble for us to do justice, within our Darrow by the wisdom of it's rulers, and the limits, and we theretore recapitulate the energy of it's people. main point developed in his plan of relief.
By a partial but immediate change in AGRICULTURAL REPORT FOR JANUARY. the 5 per cent. Stock, it is calculated that The Wheats, where they have not been a saving will this year be made in the fooded, are generally found to look well, expenditure of one million four hundied bnt drawn upwards as they have been, by | thousand pounds; and it is, therefore, a constant series of warm and moist wea.
proposed to repeal the duty of ls. a ther, without the slightest check from frost, bushel now laid upon malt, which amounte, the apprebension is far from being groundin the total, to about the same sum. This less, that they may be exhansted by exis the only relief, in the way of a direct cessive vegetation, and ultimately be more reduction of taxation, which is now con- productive in straw than corn.
It was templated; but it's cffects on the interests supposed last month, from the wet and of the farmers will be considerable. The poichy state of a great part of the lands, embarrassments which prevail among all that much of the wheat sowing must be classes of Agriculturists have been justly postponed till after Christmas; but from ascribed, in part, to the return to a me- subsequent accounts, in spite of all diffitallic currency, a measure dictated by the culties, it seems that a finish has been true principles of politicaleconomy, though generally made. Talavera( Spanish ) wheat the change has been effected with more is getting of repute; perhaps corn rapidity than was expedient, considering from a warm climate should never be the circumstances of the country. This sown in this comtry in the autumu, until error will be corrected, and the practical it shall have become naturalized. During relief afforded to those who stand most in several weeks past, the causes of rain need of it, by the loan of four millions and fog, oft he former particularly, appear which the Bank has agreed to furnish at to bave been evidently exhausted; yet a the rate of three per cent., which is to be state of moisture in the atmosphere las placed in the hands of Commissioners, constantly prevailed, and the lands have for the purpose of being lept to whatever remained in a very wet and ponchy state. parishes choose to avail themselves of this There is at present great hopes of a faassistance. The principal and interest to vourable change. Fine heavy dry wheat, be repaid by convenient instalıents in short in quantity and much in request, is the course of four or five years. The re- worth 758. per quarter; but in general, payment of these advances is to be in- all kinds of produce are necessarily at a sured by the parish rates of the following' declining price. Perhaps long wool is an year. In the mean time further reduc- exception, being rather ready of sale.tions will be accomplished in the various Manufactures are in a far more prosperpublic departments, and with the opera- ons state than agriculture, and are grations of an increased Sinking Fund; it is dually relieving the land from a part of it's reasonably presumed, that in a sbort superfluous labourers.