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on at the rate of nearly one per Drury Lane Theatre with Garrick ; night since this theatre opened, Miss a circumstance which we thought Chester, in genteel comedy, and was likely to create a warmer interMiss Lacey, in tragedy, were de- est in her favour than the result cidedly the best. Miss Chester, is has manifested, Miss Lacy came one of the most beautiful women on out as Belvidera, and was much apthe stage : her graceful movements plauded ; but she has only repeated qualify her to assume the airs of that character once since, and to a high life, 'while her vivacity sup- very thin house. A Mr. Evans plies a constant power of entertain- made his debut in Farmer Ashfield, ment. Violante, in The Wonder, but after attempting a few other and the Widow Belmour, in The parts in Mr. Emery's line, it was Way to Keep Him, has already es- evident that he was not destined to tablished a bigh reputation for this become a popular substitute for that larly, who may be classed among truly comic genius. Mr. Mason, the best actresses of che second rate. of the Kemble family, in Young Miss Lacy has not the same ad- Norval, was the last introduction ; vantages of person; but her talents but though a youth of some proare full as considerable in her line. mise, his effort does not afford us She is the grand-daughter of Mr. an opportunity of concluding our Lucy, who was joint-patentee of notice with praise.
FOREIGN POLITICAL DIGEST.
France.-His Majesty has com- thology, and is much esteemed by a muted the punishment of death, to large circle of friends. As great which Fradin and Senechault, par interest has been made with the ticipators in the conspiracy of Ber- English Ambassador at Paris, it is ton, were condemned, into imprison, expected that his case will be en, ment; Fradin to twenty years, and quired into, as soon as possible, and Senechault to fifteen. General Ber- no avoidable delay will be allowed ton, Sange, and Jaglin, have been to prolong without trial his present executed, according to their sen. punishment, which is imprisonment tence. Caffe put himself to death au secrel. some hours before the time fixed for Spain.—The accounts from Spain, his execution. Considerable sensa- since our last, are by no means so tion has been caused by the arrest af decisive or clear, as to leave us Mr. Bowring; and the compulsory without some uncertainty as to the departure of Sir Robert Wilson actual state of the internal war now from Paris. Mr. Bowring is an carried on by the advocates of ar. English merchant, remarkable for bitrary power against the constituhis literary talents, and his friend. tional forces. Though no doubt ship with many celebrated charac- can be entertained as to the issue of ters, both in France and England. the contest, the preparations makHe was arrested at Calais, in con- ing by the Spanish Cortes, and the sequence of a telegraphic dispatch. inanly exposition made by them of from Paris, his papers searched and the impending difficulties, will not seized, and his person confined: he allow us to think lightly of the was afterwards removed to the pri- strength of their domestic enemies, son at Boulogne, where he still re- aided by the hope of foreign assismains, charged with facilitating a tance. 'In the Northern provinces, correspondence among the disaf- several actions have been fought fected part of the French people. between the Constitutional troops Mr. Bowring
author of the ele- and the Insurgents, in which the gant volume called the Russian Ans former have been generally success
ful. "Regiments of regulars and mi- shewn at once the extent, the 'sacri. litia from other parts of the king- fices, and efforts necessary to predom have been poured into Na- serve their own independence. The varre, Arragon, and Catalonia ; and Ministers call for an augmentation every exertion is made to root out of the regular troops to the number the factious. Colonel Tabnenca, 100,000, the organization of the with a column of 800 men, was at- militia, and (to cover all deficientacked, on the 18th of September, cies and these extra demands) a by 6000 Insurgents, near Tolva. loan of more than 7,000,0001. This The combat was very obstinate, and course is the only true and safe one the Constitutionalists retreated in for Spain ; and the calm and congood order, after spiking two pieces sistent resoluteness with which the of cannon. They lost 101 men, and new Ministers have adopted it, makes the Colonel, being surrounded on a us sanguine of success. The loan heighth, was taken prisoner ; and is the most arduous part of the buwas afterwards assassinated in the siness; but we do not fear its ac. most barbarous manner. It would complishment. The security Spain be difficult to describe the sensation can offer is the best in the world, produced by this event in all the provided the government be an hocities of Spain, and particularly in nest one. It depends on no continMadrid. On the 24th of September gencies of commerce or manufaca grand fete took place at Madrid, tures. The ecclesiastical property, in celebration of the installation of lands and houses, belonging to the the Cortes in 1820. The Extraor- state, are worth nearly double the dinary Cortes, held a preparatory amount of the national debt. There meeting on the 1st of October, and only wants time for the sales to be on the 7th the session was opened advantageously made; and the same in form. The King attended in vigour and honesty, which now call person, accompanied by the Queen upon the nation to meet the crisis and two Princesses, and delivered a in this manly, way,
are the best constitutional speech. The Deputy pledges possible for the exact fulSalvato has been chosen President, fillment of all financial obligations. and the Deputy Dominech Vice- Portugal.-On the 26th of SepPrecident. Both are distinguished tember, the Constitution of the Porliberals. The choice of the four tuguese Monarchy, as it has been Secretaries, who are likewise tried amended and finally completed by patriots, proves' the spirit of the the labours of the Cortes, was sworn New Cortes. The day after the to by the King. (To the bases of King's speech, two most important this Constitution, his Majesty hart reports were read to that assembly : sworn, on his arrival last year, from one from the Minister of War, Lopez Brazil.) The ceremony was very Banos, the other from the Minister
magnificent. The King offered four of Finance, Don Maviano Egoa. of his most splendid coaches to the They proclaim in the face of Eu.
Deputation of the Cortes, which rope, that the troubles of Spain
was to present to him the Constihave been mainly produced by the tution. The procession passed from machinations of despotism, which the Hall of the Congress to the Padreaded the example of freedom. lace of Queluz, through multitudes They speak of the unavoidable sus- of enthusiastic people, assembled in picions of an attack from the Holy the streets of Lisbon. As the deAlliance. They describe Portugal puties passed the houses, white handas a friend, and in case of need, a kerchiefs waved from the windows, sincere ally-France, (or rather the and the ladies, with which they Bourbon Gouvernment), as playing were crouded, showered flowers of the unequivocable part of a foe, while all kinds. Two ladies went down hypocritically professing, peace to the road to offer to the illustrious and good understanding." The in
The in- bearers of the new Social Compact, efficient force, and worse appoint- crowns interwoven with olive, lauments of the army, the progress of rel, and perpetuals-a demonstrathe Insurgents, the delapidated state tion that called forth loud and reof the finances, are all set forth with iterated acclamations of the imminute candour; and the Cortes are
The King res
ceived the Deputation very cordi- these blood-stained monsters is not ally, and M. Fernandez Thomas, ad- appeased. At Morphion, they desdressing him in an eloquent speech, troyed every thing with fire and presented him a splendid copy of sword: the women and children the constitution, written on sheets were for the most part.confined for of parchment and bound in velvet. days in private houses, without food : When the orator said, “ Your Ma- those not destroyed by hanger were jesty is free to accept or not, on burnt with the houses. oath, the constitution," the King A letter from Smyrna, dated Sept. interrupted by telling him, “ that 1st, states that in Cyprus, 25,000 he had already sworn to the bases Christians of all ages, and both of the same that he would never sexes, have fallen under the hands be wanting to his oath, and that of the Turkish soldiery. The chilfrom that very moment he would dren under four years of age have swear to the Constitution."
been killed or thrown into the sea. On the lst of October, the King The churches aud monasteries, in a went in state to the Hall of the district of forty square miles, have Cortes, attended by the members of disappeared; the priests and monks his family, and there, after deliver without exception have perished in ing a speech expressing the most dreadfal torments, yet there has been patriotic sentiments, took and sub- no insurrection in Cyprus ; but the scribed the oath to the now.com Sultan has sworn the extirpation of pleted Constitution. When the Pret Christianity! The Turkish garrisident and Secretaries ascended the son of Corinth, on the 16th Sept.
, throne, and presented the Bible, his made a great effort to raise the seige, Majesty said, lic desired to pronounce but were driven into the town with it aloud, and he accordingly pro- great loss. One thousand reinained ceeded." I accept, and swear to dead in the field, 3,000 wounded reobserve, and to cause to be observed, turned, and increased the difficulties the Political Constitution of the of the garrison. The Greeks hav. Portuguese Monarchy, which has ing made themselves masters of the been just decreed by the Constituent town, the Castle surrendered at Cortes of the same nation;" and discretion, on the 24th September. he then added, " and with the General Colocotroni conducted these greatest pleasure, and with all my operations. heart.” 'The Hall resounded with The grand Turkish naval Expeenthusiastic transports of joy, and dition, which has been so long lying cries of · The Constitution for ever!' at Patras, after an unsaccessful at• Long live the best of Kings, the tack on Missolonghi, attempted to father of his country." His Ma- sail round the Morea, and return to jesty, descending from the throne, Constantinople. It was pursued and exclaimed with great enthusiasm, harassed by the Greek fleet, con“The Sovereign Congress for ever.” tinually losing ships ; and at length which was echoed by the acclama: was forced, on the 13th September, tions of all present.
to enter the haven of Napoli di RoGREECE AND TURKEY.-By a lets mania, where the Greeks, collecting ter from the British Consul'at. Cy. all their vessels from the islands, prus, dated August 15th, we learn blockaded it. An attack was bourthat sixty-two towns and villages, ly expected when the accounts came in this unhappy island, have wholly away. disappeared, and yet the rage of
Harvest was finished in the southern' and penary, grumbling, and discontent and forward districts during the course prevail in their stead. of the last month ; in the northern and A fact has been communicated to us, less favoured, during the present. A on unquestionable authority, which tolerably accurate general estimate strikingly exemplifies the unprecedentmay now be formed. On all the best ed depression which at present over. lands, wherever situated, the wheat whelms the agricultural interest. Very crop is considerably above an average, recently a drove of 300 Devonshire the quality uncommonly weighty and oxen travelled from South Molton, in fine; and the straw, although not so that county, to every fair betwixt that bulky as in some years, substantial and place and London; and stood at Smithextremely valuable. The oat-straw, as field market: failing in a purchaser at fodder, will almost equal the hay of all these marts, they proceeded forty some years. The spring crops, it is miles beyond town. The proprietor, now confirmed, are generally defective, still disappointed, again turned their but the quality is generally good; up- heads towards the metropolis; the cator moist and productive light lands, tle stood a second time at Smithfield; however, some of these crops have were at Reading and other fairs on their reached an average; and, with respect return; and on Thursday se'nnight by to barley, it is remarked in the barley far the greater part were at Bristol counties, that thie old stock on hand market, but still they could not be equals in quantity the new growth! sold, and were driven back to the place Hays and grasses rather of fine condi- whence they came, after having tration than in very great plenty, with velled in this fruitless way not less exceptions of heavy crops and plenty than 400 miles. of green food, particularly after-math In Ireland agricultural distress scems on various parts. Potatoes a univer- to be greater even than in this counsally productive growth, the quantity try; an intelligent correspondent ingreatly enhanced by superior quality, forms us that, “ the farming interest is the turvips defective in both; as to ruined;" the fair of Ballinastoe has put Swedes, scarcely any qnotable crop. the seal on the faint hopes of the farThe eagerness of the farmers, and the mer. Wethers at 14s., and ewes at 8s,! two growths, occasioned part of the Sixpence in the pound on account of wheat almost every where to be carted rents cannot be collected in Ireland and stacked prematurely; whence this season. heating, aud a necessity of preventive The corn market has also declined measures. A great hop and fruit year, in a corresponding ratio. fu the Dab even to pears, in some parts. The lin market, the 'middle price of wheat greatest grape season of the last forty. is about 16s. a barrel. In the country, The live stock and flesh markets, as generally, it is scarcely 12s. Other well as that of corn, have of late made corn in proportion. some stand and soine advance in price; Thosc prices would be enough to but autumn, the season of pleoty and give the fivishing blow to the farming of overflow, is at hand. The fallows interest, and more than sufficient to are backward for want of rain, and make the owners reel. ' But, unfortuvery little wheat has yet been put into nately, the mischief does not stop here. the earth. The state of the farming The burning of farming stock is spreadinterest is truly lamentable, in which ing. In Cork, Tipperary, Roscommon the poor labourer must vecessarily and Clare, the work of destruction is share. The condition of a greater part rapidly going on. Haggards and farm of the yeomanry of Sussex is truly de- houses are burning every night, and plorable. Almost daily, sales of live we are' informed by a gentleman well and dead stock take place; and such acquainted with the country, that at is the scarcity of money, that in many no period, during the disturbances last instances they are literally given away. winter and spring, had so general an * Ease, affluence, and plenty, which falarm spread itself through all the seven or eight years since so univer- south of Ireland. It is now verging sally predominated among the Susses towards the west, and is creeping along yeomanry, have nearly disappeared, the banks of the canal towards the Eur. Mag. Vol. 82.
capital. All this part of the country is this, nor the still more exemplary cle. under the lusurrection Act, and a mency of the Lord Lieutenant, have heavy police force is established in produced the effects, which were almost every district. How this cala. sanguinely and so rationally expected. mity is to be arrested we do not know. The very roots of society are in tbe The punishment inflicted by govern- course of being torn up. ment has been exemplary-but neither
(London, Oct. 25.)
COTTON.-We have latety noticed There are very few actual purchases a decided improvement in the Cotton of Brandy lately, but the best marks market, and we have now to state an of Cognac may be purchased at 3s. Id, advance of fd. to id. on East India de- and as the new offer at such low rates scriptions, and from gd. to jd. on the the latter must either advance or the other qualities.
old declive to nearly the price of the SUGAR.-The prices of Muscovades new. - In Geneva there is nothing are advanced 1s. 'per cwt. but there is doing. little business doing.
CORN.-'The arrivals of Wheat this In Refined Goods there are few pur- week are moderate; the fine runs sell chases; the prices are about 1s. per rather freely at the late prices.-On cwt. lower, owing to the late fall in account of the extensive arrivals of Raw Sugars, and the heavy market.- Oals, the prices must be quoted is. Molasses are 30s. a 30s. 6d.
lower. -Barley is without variation ; In Foreign Sugars the purchases by the samples for malting are much enprivate contract have been consider. quired after.-In Beans and Peas there able, good yellow Havannah realised is little variation; the request is rather 28s, and one contract of fine reported languid.-In other articles there is no at 30s. White Havannah and Brazil alteration. are enquired after, but the sales re- There have been large supplies of ported are inconsiderable.
Flour and Wheat brought to market; COFFEE.-The public sales of Cof- the fine runs of the latter sell freely, tee this week are inconsiderable, con- at rather high prices; the middling and sisting of ordinary rank and mixed inferior go off, but without any im. parcels of the British plantations ; the provement in the currency. There is whole have sold heavily at a further little fine Barley at market; the few reduction of 2s. a 4s. per cwt.; ordinary parcels offering sell at the previous Jamaica 888. a 93s., good ordinary 945. prices, but the middling and inferior, a 98s. There have been very few par- of which there are large supplies, are cels of fine ordinary or middling lately heavy and offered on lower terms with. brought forward; the few which bave out facilitating sales.-There were exappeared bave sold freely, fully sup- tensive arrivals of Oats; the heavy porting the highest prices lately rea. corn supported the late prices; the lized.
light and rough were dull, and fully Is. RUM, BRANDY, & HOLLANDS, lower - The arrivals of Beans are The holders of Rum have lately evin- chiefly left over unsold, no alteration ced a decided inclination to force sales; in the prices can be stated-Wbite parcels have in consequence been sold Peas were heary, at the decline of 4s. privately at Is. 4d, and one large con- per quarter. tract of about 600 puncheons Leewards There are several cargoes of Bonded under proofs is reported at ls. 4d. The Wheat 'reported for exportation, bet market may in consequence be stated the shipments are supposed to be on heavy, and the prices a shade lower, account of the previous bolders, as