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board, and the Doctor wanted to give him bility of evidence respecting acts of corsome physic, and he would not take it; ruption alleged to have been committed aad afterwards he used to laugh at the by Vilmarcati and Ruganti. Two ques. Doctor and ridicule him in this dance. tions on this subject were referred to the There was nothing indecent in this dance Judges. more than in a Spanish bolero, or in the
Thursday, Oct. 19. negro dance. Evidence was adduced in The opinion of the Judges as to the contradiction of the story told by one of evidence offered with regard to Ruganti the witnesses against the Queen, respect- and Vilmareati, was adverse to its admis. ing the Adam and Eve scene in the Grotto sibility, under the ordinary rules of eviat Villa d'Este, It was asserted, that those dence observed in the Courts below, ia figures were not visible to a persou stand cases of a criminal prosecution. With ing in the position which the wituess stated regard to the question proposed, as to himself to have occupied; and that, in general evidence of a conspiracy, which fact, they had been removed to another might, in its results, implicate a principal part of the building, and the whole of the agent, the Judges were of opinion, that alterations in the Grotto completed, 10 such evidence would be admitted in the days prior to the return of the Princess Courts below, under a strong probability from her Levant voyage.---Giuseppe Gao of the conspiracy being ultimately so tivo, master mason at the Villa d'Este, brought home. at ested to the becoming conduct of her Pomarti, clerk to Codazzi, her MaMajesty.
jesty's Advocare, deposed to having, at Saturday, Oct. 14.
different times, furtively supplied VilThis day, Mr. Powell, of the Milau marcati with papers relative to her MaCommission, Assistant Solicitor to the jesty's affairs; that the last paper he so Agents for the Bill, who had admitted furnished was a list of the witnesses for the day before that he had sent off Ras her Majesty's defence; and that he had, telli, although he had been present in at various times, been rewarded for his the House when an order was made that corrupt services. He further stated, that, none of the witnesses should be sent having confessed his iniquity, he had been out of the country, was further examined turned off by Codazzi, and that he now as to the circumstances under which Ras spontaneously came forward to give evitelli was sent off. Besides the object of dence, as the only means in his power of quieting the fears of the friends of the compensating for the injury which ber Italian witnesses, it appeared from Mr. Majesty might hare sustained from his Powell's evidence, that Rastelli was also jufamous breach of trust Another wit. sent as a courier, to get some papers le ness, Antonio Maoni, was examined as to galised which were to be produced in sup further alleged corrupt proceedings ou the port of the Bill of Pains and Penalties. part of the Milan Commission, or its Mr. Planta, of the Foreign Office, was agents. subsequently examined as to the passport
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20, and 21. granted to Rastelli.
The examination of the witnesses for The chief part of Friday was consumed the Defence having been resumed, Felippe in discussing points as to the mode of fuPomi, who has lived for several years at ture proceeding on the subject of the Bill the Barona, deposed to his having been of Pains and Penalties. The Judges bav. tampered with by Rastelli, to induce him jug decided that evidence as to the decla. to appear against her Majesty. Rastelli rations of Sacchi could not be received visited the place in company with Demont, unless Sacchi was first called back, and and commenced his practices upon Pomi Mr. Brougham now declining to call him, with giving him a gratuity of 40 francs. he closed for the present this head of deIt was proposed to examine the witness as fence. The Marquis of Lansdown proto similar offers having been made to him posed that their Lordships should direct by a person named Ruganti; but this was Mr. Powell to produce the correspondence objected to
between himself and Col. Browne, on the Monday, Oct. 16.
subject of Rastelli's mission, when a diviMr. Brougham proceeded with his evj. sion took place, and the motion for the dence in contradiction of Rastelli. The production of the papers, and referring examination of the witness Pomi was fre thein to a Select Committee, was carried. quently interrupted by the objections of After some further discussion as to points the Attorney and Solicitor General, as to of form, Mr. Brougham called Colonel the declarations of Ruganti ; and, in ge Oliviere, who for some time was joint neral, the House decided in favour of ihe Chamberlain to her Majesty with Berobjections taken by the Learned Counsel. gami; his examination occupied the reTuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 17 and 18. mainder of the day. The testimony of
The proceedings were exclusively con this gentleman confirmed the assertion of fined to a discussion as lo the admissi. Carlo Forti as to his having been the cou
1820.] Bill of Pains and Penalties.--Foreign Occurrences. 363 rier in immediate attendance on her Ma. nous and energetic Speech. He took a jesty in the journey to Senigaglia, and as comprehensive view of all the evidence to her having with her in the carriage the produced against her Majesty, which he Countess of Oldi and Victorine, besides completely dissected, without leaving a Bergami. --On Saturday, Count Vasali single accusation upnoticed. He comwas closely examined, and gave decided mented with great asperity on the evi. testimony as to the general good deporte dence of Majocchi, Demont, and Sacchi, ment of her Majesty.
and animadverted with considerable feel. Monday, Oct. 23.
ing on the ingratitude experienced by her Madame Demont was cross-examined Majesty from several of ber domestics. as to some declarations of her's respecting Dr. Lushington also made an able Speech , her Majesty's conduct, with a Madame on Thursday, in defence of his illustrious Martini, in Switzerland.
client. He embraced a variety of topics Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, of considerable interest, that had been were principally occupied with the sum but slighưly touched by her Majesty's ming up of the Defence by Mr. Denman preceding advocates. And here Mr. and Dr. Lushingtou. Mr. Derman con Brougham declared the Defepce of her cluded on Wednesday with a most lumi. Majesty to be closed.
The King and the Prince Royal were preThe Duchess de Berri was safely deli
sent; and his Majesty, after renewing his vered on the morning of the 29th ult, of
oalb, caused a speech, addressed to the Her Royal Highness was almost
Deputies, to be read, in which be declared
bis wish that the Prince should continue to alone when she gave birth to a Prince, presumptive heir to the throne, in ample is said to have made a reply so pathetic
hold the reins of Government. The Prince gratification of the anxious wishes of the Royal Farnily of France. The event was
as to have drawn tears of joy from all announced by the firing of artillery; and
the auditors. His Majesty and the Prince, in the morning the King received the con.
on their way to and from the Parliament, gratulations of the Princes and Princesses
and in the midst of that body, were hailed of his family, the Ministers, Marshals,
with heartfelt acclamations. &c. The crowd was immense. His Ma
A Military Commission, charged with jesty repaired to the chapel to hear mass.
the trial of some galley slaves who had On coming out he appeared at the bal
attempted to break out of prison at Cicony, and was saluted with cries of “ Vive
vita Vecchia, has condemned thirty to le Roi!” - The young Prince will be
death, and fourteen to hard labour for
life. called Henry Charles Ferdinand, Dieu Donne, Duke of Bourdeaux, &c. He is
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. well-formed and healthy, and, aith the
The Spanish Cortes go boldly and steaDuchess, doing well.
dily on in the grand work of regenerating NETHERLANDS.
their country ; their efforts to do away The Session of the States General of the certain antient, but pernicious, distincNetherlands was opened on the 11th inst.
tions, in the conditions of the Nobles and by a speech from the Throne ; in which
Clergy, have hitherto been successful; the King informed them, that a Treaty
and public credit and confidence revive -had been concluded with the British Go
both at home and abroad. verument, prolonging for five years the
Iu a debate on the Liberty of the Press, liberty granted by a former Convention to
several Deputies urged the necessity of Dutch subjects trading to Berbice, Dema
establishing Juries. rara, and Essequibo; and that the Tur
The Cortes appear to be extremely kish Government had recognized the an
hostile to that portion of the establishtient rights of the Dutch to navigate the
ment of the Church of Ronie, which, in Black Sea.
other days, was regarded not only as its ITALY.
proudest ornament, but as its best and
surest protection- decus atque tutamen-The intelligence from Naples states, we mean the fraternities of the military that the Parliament of that kingdom as orders and the regular clergy. In the sembled on the 23d ult, and was the same sitting of the 9th ult. the orders of the day addressed by the Minister of the In Monks, the Convents, and the Cofleges of terior, in a speech declaratory of the pa the military orders of Saint John of Jerutriotic intentions of the King and the salem, of Saint John of God, and the Prince. An extraordinary Session was Commanders Hospitalers, were snppress. held on the ist. inst. in a sacred edifice. ed; pensions for life assigned to the mem
bers of these bodies; the regular clergy The French papers bring intelligence, subjected to their diocesan Bishops, and that the military at Lisbon had, on the their properties confiscated to the pur 16th ult. declared unanimously in favour poses of the State. The committee ap of the insurrection of Oporto. pointed to consider the rewards to be On the 1st. inst. the Provisional Gogranted to General Quiroga's troops have vernment arrived at Lisbon from Oporto, reported that the promises held out to and was instantly united to that appointed them ought to be fulfilled ; and the Cortes at Lisbon. There was nothing to be heard have agreed, “ That in the space of two but acclamations-nothing to be seen but years, reckoning from the present time, illuminations, and other demonstrations of the army now in service shall be disbanded. joy. On the 5th 10,000 more troops arrivTbat the soldiers who shall prove eighted at Lisbon from the Northern Provinces. years service shall receive ten acres of
GERMANY. Jand, taken from the waste grounds, and The last accounts from Germany state, also 1000 reals ; for 15 years service, 15 that the Emperor Francis has declared, in a acres and 1200 reals; for 20 years, 40 a long note to the Sovereigns of the Holy acres of land and 6000 reals. That these Alliance, that his object in assembling a advantages shall be common to those who military force in Italy is, to establish order have embraced the cause of the country there, and protect the Pope ; to suffer the in uniting with the national army, or who Revolutionists in Naples beingincompatible may have in other instances adopted the with the public tranquillity. The Empesame party. That the widows and chil ror, it is added, recommends the extirdren of those who perished in the cause pation of all secret societies. shall share the same advantage."
The Vienna accounts state, that the inThe intelligence from Spain contains an terview of the Sovereigns was to take account of the total demolition of the place at Troppan, on the 29th instant; ecclesiastical conspiracy of Burgos against and that the Ministers of France and Engthe Constitutional Authority. It has land will be admitted, but no other. been torn up by the very roots. A Cu The Count Galowkin, the Russian Amrale, named Barrio, was the leading in bassador at the Court of Vienna, bas re. stigator, An attempt was
made to fused passports to the Prince Cimitille, work upon the superstition of the peasants the Neapolitan Ambassadur. by displaying banners inscribed with religious hieroglyphics, similar to those There exists at this time, in Bohemia, which were borne before the Crusaders; in the lordship of Wettingan, the domain but the Curate Barrio was not so success of Prince Schwartzenberg, a colouy of ful as Peter the Hermit in making the sa beavers, settled on the river Goldbach; cred name of religion the cause of a de the industry of these yields in nothing to solating excitement. He, and men like that of their brethren which inhabit the him, mistake the age in which they live; great rivers and lakes of North America. and look backward, while the world is The abundance of willows which adora going on. The very peasants, on whose the banks of this river, furnishes thern supposed aptitude for becoming the dupes with both food and dwelling : in summer of priestly imposition the hopes of mal. they eat the leaves, and in winter the contents were built, assisted in delivering branches. That the beaver was formerly them up to justice. The Apostolic Junta, an inhabitant of Europe, appears evident, as it absurdly called itself, of Burgo d'Osi- from the numerous traces of beaver dams na, is in safe custody.
which are still remaining in various paris. Late accounts from Spain state, that It bas long been questioned, whether the General Riego, the father of the Revolu- original race was extinct in Germany, as tion, has incurred the displeasure of the appearances of their excursions were noCortes, been deprived of his government ticeable from time to time; but our au. of Galicia, and sent in exile to Oviedo. thority for the present article does vot The Governor of Madrid, Velasco, has go so far as to determine that these on the been also exiled from the capital; as well estate of Prince Schwartzenberg are of as all the principal leaders of the club of the indigenous breed; they may be mo. Fontana de Oro.
dern importations, like those of the late The first means which Spain proposes Sir Joseph Banks into England where they for relief from her financial embarrass. are novelties, although they were antiently ments are, economy and retrenchment. even numerous in our Island, and were The existing taxes are to remain for the also inhabitants of Ireland, where some current year, but a new finance plan is of their constructions still remain. The to commence in the ensuing one ; yet, as creature is well known in the Welsh lan. a relief to the people, one balf of the di. guage, under the name of " fish-tail ani. rect taxes are to be taken off; and, to mal,” a very descriptive appellation : cover this deficit, a loan of two millions many astonishing tales of other times an. sterling is to be negociated.
nounce its wonderful powers and proper.
1820.) Abstract of Foreign Occurrences.
365 ties; and it still forms the crest of an
ASIA. antient coat of arms. The animals com
Dispatches have been received from mon to America and to Europe are so few, Persia, which, it is stated, announce to that every instance capable of verifica
Ministers the intrigues of the Russian Lion becomes interesting to the naturalist, agents in that country, and indicate the and not less to the pbilosophical bistorian, designs of the Court of Petersburgh. The as evincing the connexion and communi- regular army of Russia now in Georgia, cation between the old and the new Con
and on the line of the Caucasus, is uptinent, in ages past.
wards of 100,000 men; and the Russians GREECE.
have taken possession of a place on the Extract of a letter, dated Corfu, Sept. Caspian Sea, near Asterabad. It is added, 2, 1820.-“ On Monday last Prevesa was the footing they have obtained is so firm, surrendered to the forces of the Grand that they no longer consider it necessary Seignor by Veli Pacha, second son of Ali to disguise their projects. The Russian Pacha, who went on board of the Turkish Charge d'Affaires, at a dinner which he Admiral's ship, and surrendered himself: gave to British officers in the Persian serthey say, that both he and Meemet Pacha, vice, said openly, that General Yarmalof, his younger brother, who commanded at Governor-general in Georgia, would be in Parga, have been sent prisoners to Con.
Tabries in less than four months; afier stantinople. Pashie Bey is also said to which he asked, What there was to stop have entered Janina at the head of 12,000 them till they came to the Indies ? troops, and that Ali Pacha had retired Accounts from Bombay of the 11th of into a fortress with only 500 men, who
March are interesting. The objects of the were all that had remained faithful to him. expedition on the Arabian side of the PerHis death or capture is daily expected. sian Gulph have succeeded beyond ex
According to accounts from Constan- pectation, by the entire demolition of the tipople, the Sultan has declared the va. numerous piratical ports, their shipping, rious territories which Ali Pacha had suc
&c. At the date of the late dispatch, the cessively added to his Pachalic to be re.
defences of the deserted town of El Humstored to their original political condition,
ra were standing; but it was the intenand to be free from any taxes or contri
tion of Sir W. G. Keir to demolish them, butions for the period of three years. In
and thus complete the destruction of every consequence of this intelligence, the Par. tower on the coast, except those occupied quinote emigrants who remain here have by our troops in Rhazel Khyma and its sent a deputation to Constantinople, to vicinity. solicit the restitution of their territory."
Advices from Bombay mention an inSince receiving the above, accounts have
surrection having broke out at Kutch, one been forwarded of Ali Pacha's surrender. of the provinces ceded to the British since
the Nepaul war. Several regiments bad RUSSIA.
marched to that quarter, and there had The Emperor of Russia arrived at War. been some skirmishiog; but the idea that saw on the 27th of August.
the rising had heen excited by the influThe Emperor's Speech on opening the ence of Russian agents, though prevalent · Diet of Poland, on the 13th of September, in this country, does not seem to have is interesting, as it conveys the sentiments been entertained in our ludian possessions. of so powerful a Monarch upon the events which bare recently occurred in the South
AFRICA. of Europe, and communicates the principles which govern his own conduct as
An Algerine squadron has been observthe head of a representative government.
ed in the Bay of Tangier, with a Spavish
polacca, nine merchant-men, and several It also puts an end to all speculation upon the probable re-establishment of European captives. Spain has in consePoland as an independent kingđom; for quence sent out a 74 and a frigate of 36 the Emperor tells the Diet, that Poland is
guns, towards the African coast. bound for ever to Russia.
AMERICA. Letters from the Grand Duchy of Posen state, that the wolves multiply there in a Intelligence has been received at Que. dreadful manner.
In the circle of Won bec of the progress of the expedition overgrowic, during the last year, the wolves land, under the command of Lieut. Frankdevoured 16 children and three aged per Jin, to ascertain the existence of a Northsens.—Last month six children met with
west passage to the Pacific. They had the same fate in that unfortuate circle, proceeded at that period as far as Fort and several persons were wounded. Chippawain, in the Athabasca country,
The population of Russia, according all well; and were considered, calculating to the last census, amounted to 53,316,707 the time that elapsed since their deparinhabitants. The population of the king ture from Fort-York, in Hudson's Bay, dom of Poland is 2,732,324.
to have made great progress.
INTELLIGENCE FROM VARIOUS effort of an ardent and powerful mind to
PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. promote the welfare of the State, and the The Duke of Sussex has appointed happiness of his fellow-creatures.” Lord Ebrington Provincial Grand Master
The above loscription is in letters of of the Freemasons' Lodges of Devonshire ;
cast brass, which project from the surand his Lordsbip is to be installed at
face of a dark grey marble slab. Exeter.
The endowed Grammar-school at Taun Oct. 3. This morning his Majesty diston, which has been held as a sinecure for embarked at West Cowes. "The Royal the last 25 years, is about to be restored barge, which bore the King to the shore, as an efficient Seminary for the children of was attended by the six-oared boats of the the townsmen, under the care and ma ships of the squadron, and about a hunnagement of the assistant preacher of the dred pilot and local boats, all dressed with parish.
appropriate colours; and, on his MaMr. Serjeant Vaughan has resigned the jesty's approach to the shore, the fort Recordership of the Borough of Leicester, fired a Royal salute. The King was conwhich he held for the last 22 years.
ducted to his newly-purchased residence The Merchants of Liverpool are now by Gen. the Hon. Sir Edw. Paget, Lord embarking with great spirit in the New Grantham, the Hon. Berkeley Paget, Geo. South Shetland Fishery.
Ward, esq. John Nash, esq. and several Several sharks, about eight feet in other gentlemen; and, after inspecting its l'ength, have recently made their appear state and accommodations, returned to the ance on the Essex coast; a circumstance landing-place, and re-embarked in the not remembered by the oldest seaman. Royal barge for the yacht. Soon after
A Committee of Ladies has been form. the Royal yacht and squadron got under ed at Nottingham, to visit the prisons, weigh for Spithead, and took a short upon the plan recommended by the phi. cruise till five o'clock, when they returned lanthropic Mrs. Fry.
to Cowes Roadstead, and a select party The Cambrian, Johnson, arrived at Hull dined on board.-On the 4th inst. at 12 from Davis's Straits, reports a belief that o'clock, the whole of the vessels, including the Discovery Ships have effected a pas the Royal yacht, anchored at Spithead; sage through Lancaster Sound : the Cam when a deputation of gentlemen proceedbrian was 80 miles up the Sound: Cap- ed on board the latter, with an Address to tain Johnson found a large swell and the his Majesty from the inhabitants of the wind strong against him; the sea was towu of Portsmouth, offering the renewed quite clear of ice; the sides of the Sound assurance of their attachment to his Ma. were about 20 miles apart at the highest jesty's person and government. After point he reached; he could see 20 miles, having returned an answer, his Majesty or thereabouts, further up, and there was conferred the honour of Knighthood on G. no appearance of land or any obstruction. Garrett, esq. who headed the deputation. The Truelove, another whaler, has been -At six o'clock his Majesty received a to 80 degrees North latitude, which is number of officers to dinner. higher than Capt. Ross wept.
Oct. 5. An Address from Ryde was Epitaph on the late Mr. Rose.--In the presented to his Majesty by a deputation parish church Christ Church, Hants, at on board the Royal George yacht. The about eight feet from the pavement of the deputation were most graciously received. Church, under an elegant Gothic arch at -His Majesty soon after left for Brighton. the Western end of the Countess of Salis Oct. 11. Thomas Morrin, a turnkey of bury's Chapel, is placed the following the Gaol of Dumfries, was inhumanly mur. Epitaph:
dered by David Hoggart, one of the pri" In the Vault beneath are deposited soners. David Hoggart contrived to se. the mortal remains of the Right Honour crete in his cellar a large stone; this he able George Rose, one of the Committee put into a bag; and as Morrin was leav. of his Majesty's Council for Affairs of ing the cell, after having brought the daily Trade and Foreign Plantations ; Trea allowance of food, Hoggart struck him surer of the Navy; and in six successive over the head with the stone in the bag, Parliaments one of the Representatives which felled him to the ground, and then of this Borough, who, on the 1316 of Ja. the wretch made his escape from the prinuary, 1813, in the 74th year of his age, Morrin was soon after discovered in the Faith of Christ, and in charity with by one of the turnkeys; he was quite all mankind, concluded a life, the whole senseless ; the blood had flowed copiously of which was the continued and strenuous from his head, which was lacerated in the