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UNITED STATES . The mail-steamer Columbia arrived at Liverpool on Wednesday , having sailed from Halifax on the 4 th instant . " Xbe steamer lefr Liverpool for the outward TOjage oh the 4 th of March , and encountered a series of terrific gales . On the 18 th , a shaft broke and the engines stopped . The rest of the Toyage Tiras made under canvass ; and the ship reached Halifax on the 2 o ; h . There were no means of repair at Halifax ; and she Failed back * with hut little assistance from the only serviceable engine , and against the easterly gales , in less than seventeen days . The inrelligesce from New York is to the 1 st inst . On that day Lord Ashburton arrived in the Warspite friscaie .
The President had transmitted a message to Congress recommending a repeal , or suspension tantamount to a repeal , of the law passed at the extra session , for dividing among the States the proceeds of the sales of public lands , on the ground that the lands would constitute a specific and valuable pledge for the loan ? required by the Government . The mes . -age had been taken into consideration by both Houses ; which , by decisive votes , had decided that the Distribution Bill should not be repealed . A strar-jje ppoceedlng had taken place in the House of Representatives . Mr . Gidcings , of Ohio , moved a series of argumentative rt solutions , declarto be of
iir ^ slavery a municipal regulation the separate States , and , as &n abrdgtnent ot the naima ) right of man , 10 be construed rtrictly as to the law while Foreign affairs are within the province of the Pederal Government ; and so it was inferred , that the Black passengers in the Creole having infringed no law of the United States , the Government could not seek to punish or to reinslave them . Mr . Giddings withdrew his resolutions ; but the House immediately passed a vois of censure on him , the mover at the same lime moving the previous question , which the House took to deprive Mr . GiddiDgs cf the righvto reply . He intimated the intentionof resigning his seat .
In the Senate , Mr . day incidentally alluded to Xord AshbuTion— " He regretted to see the assaults made by the partisan press on the distinguished individual who had been sent to us with the olivebranch of peace . iNothmg was so unmanly or so indecent as those aitacks . He bad the good fortune , when in England , to know Lord Ashburton ; and he bore the highest character in his own country both for wisdom and integrity . The statement that he was still connected with the banking-house which he had established was a mistake : he had no ; been connected with that House for twenty years . HoweTer the hospitalities of the land might be Tioi&ted by a licentious press , he hoped that ihe American people would greet the arrival of this gentleman as a messenger of peace . There is no danger of any rupture with Great Britain , if proper ability is employed in the management of the controversy . "
The Intelligence irom Texas is important . Tne Mexicans , with a strong force , the estimates of it varying from 8 , 000 to 14 , 000 , had invaded Texas . They had occtipied , at ths first irruption , Sant ' Aitonia and Goliad . Tae Tesans , who mustered about 4 , 000 , were concentrating on Victoria , Gonzalas , and Austin ; at winch places desperate resistance would be made . Reinforcements of " Sympathizers" were expected from the United States ; whose Government had , it is said , ordered a sqaadroa into the Gnif of Mexico to protect American interests .
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DT 72 TDEE . —Trade has Oeen in a very depressed state rn this town and neighbourhood for these some months past ; hundreds of men , with thousands depending upon their labour for subsistence , being unable to obtain one jot of woTk ; and hundreds more only partially employed , earning scarcely as mnch as will procure a ssiScieni quantity of the coarsest food to keep soul and body together . Some time since , several hundreds of the unemployed elected a committee from their own number , to devise mea-Eares to keep them from perishing for want of bread . Thty determined on applying to the magistrates for work or food , and in ihe event of being unsuceessfnl in obiaining either , to recommend their brethren to go in a body and ask relief from such of their
fcilowtownsmen as they knew to be m a position to afford it . The magistrates had no means of giving relief , and being alarmed at the very idea of hundreds of hungry men going abont asking for bread , recommended and gave permission to the unemployed to ask Telief individually . The committee adopted thi 3 recommendation : ** it was the only means to obtain immediate relief , and appointed individuals to call at the various workshops and factories , and on the merchants , shopkeepers , and others . Some of these canvassers called upon Major Smith , of the £ > 3 rd Highlanders , thinking , no doubt , vha : his being in constant work , such as it is , and in tne receipt of good vfages , would be able and very willing to contribute a little to aid the distressed portion of the community amongst whom he was sojourning for a time . Bnt the gallant major caredno : whether
the unemployed lived or starved . He gave nothing . Mr . Purvis of the Victoria Theatre , generously resolved to give a benefit to the unemployed , and requested the Major and other officers of the £ » 3 rd , to patronize the performance . 2 io answer was returned , but in five Cajs after our streets were disgraced by a band-bill issued by the Ma jar , calling npon the * unemployed young men to enliss into the Sutherland Highlanders , and not be dependent upon charity , so repulsive to the feeJhogs of a Scotchman , &c , &c It is impossible to describe the sensation which thi 3 insulting , cold-blooded incentive to wholesale butchery , gave rise to . All parties reviled the Major for his unfeeling conduct . ' A supporter of the unemployed' issued a counter bill reprobatory of war , and calling upon the citizens to snppoit the unemployed , and save them from becoming soldiers . The Democratic Council resolved to call a oublic
meeting for an expression of opinion , upon the Major ' 3 appeal to the unemployed , and the impolicy and injustice of the Indian and Chinese war ? , and issued bills accordingly , which called forth another exhibition of iheMajor ' s powers as an author . He was greatly surprised at the ' peaceable , quiet , and loyal inhabitants of Dundee being under the power of anybody other than the legal authorities , ' and concluded with a bomhastical appeal to the feelings of Scotchmen . ^ Tne public meeting took place on Mmday , the 11 th instant , in the Thistle Hall , Union-street . The large room was crowded to suffocation . Mr . William Davidson was
cnanimously called to the chair . Messrs . R . Cooper , S . M Jokn Mitchell , Isaac Peterkin , and William Anderson , in sonl-st ; rring speeches , moved and seconded the foiluwing resoiutions , which were agreed 10 without a dissentient voice : —1 st . ' That this meeting considtr all aggressive wars , having for their objec ; the establishment or support of any Government opposed to the wishes and interests of the peepie , at variance with the dictates of religion , hxananity , and justice ; and that , in onr opinion , the Indfan ana Chinese wars entered into by the British Government , are unwenhy of the support or sympathy of the British community . ' 2 nd . * That this meeting , having heard read the apptal made by
iidjor Smyth , of the 93 rd Regiment , to the unemployed of Dundee , deem it an insult to the inhabitants generally—an ur . fceling mockery of the miseries of our unemployed fellow-townsmen- , and a production only to be expected to emanate horn an individual whose profession is at variance with the better feelings of our nature , and opposed to the peace and welfare of society . ' Aft « r a vote of thanks to ihe Chairman , and cheers for the Charter , ihe meeting quietly broke up . The Council has issued a bill in reply to the Major ' s last production , which puts that gallant officer G ) in a not very amiable position . Will it again nerve the soldier ' s pen arm I We will see . "
Attempt at Mtbder . —An insane attempt to murder , and subsequently to commit self-destruction , occurred ai Southampton on Wednesday night . A young man rushed into a shoemaker ' s shop , and seizing a knife , made an attempt on . ihe life of the errand boy ( who "was in the act of preparing to close the shop for the night ) , by making a plunge at his throat . The poor boy instinctively hung down his head to avoid the blow , and was dreadfully cut across the upper part of the chin Tight into the jaw bone , completely severing the lower Hp . Tne assassin then enceavour-d to Biah himself in the left side , and immediately sunk exhausted into a chair , exclaiming " 1 am a murderer . " The young man , who said his name was Tnomas Marlem , was examined before the magistrates and remanded .
ila . Newton Wig > 'et underwent a second examination before the Commissioners of Bankruptcy , at Brighton on Friday . His disclosures were delivered with the air of a man who desired to make a clean breast of it , and hardly knew the light in which his acts would be viewed . He stated that they had not struck a general balance for years . At the time of his father's death , the bank was not solvent without the private property , which was estimated at £ 90 , 000 or £ 100 000 . All the capital which he and his brother had in the bank was £ 2 , 537 , until they put in their shares of the £ 40 , 000 , accruing from the sale of % brewery , and divided
among four . The bankrupt had taken shares in a great number of speculations—an India Rubber Company , to which the lost payment was £ 4 , 500 , in cash ; a Tetatoe Sugar Company . in which , £ 7 , 555 , had been sunk since December 1841 ; a concern at Glasgow , less unknown , perhaps £ 30 , 000 , bnt he thonght not £ 73 , 000 , siEce 1838 ; an American land Company , Gas , tron , Steam-boat , Tennis-Court , * && Insurance Companies . Since the bankruptcy , be had had afeont . £ 500 , m ca > b ; of which he had ^ vested £ 300 in Foreign Stocks . These bond ? , &rs . Wignty's Jewellery , and £ 1 , 100 , in money , * sresurrendered at the esuminanon . The usual ^ oieciion was then given to the bankrupt .
IRISH UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION . REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE . The Committee of the Irish Universal Suffrage Association having met pursuant to notice , for the purpose ef inquiring , as . far as in their power , into the authenticity of certain letters which were published by the Loyal National Repeal Association cf Ireland , containing a libel upon a Roman Catholic clergyman of the County of Leitrim , and published by that Association , for the ostensible and avowed purpose if embroiling the Irish Universal Suffrage Association in a dispute with the Roman Catholic clergy of Ireland , with a view to covertly damage its moral and ¦ witiespreading influence , and ultimately destroy the Association itself : ¦ •*" Tonr Committee submit , for the consideration of this
Association—1 st . That a great number of letters have been received by a member of this Association during the autumn and winter , complaining bitterly of the hardships to "which the writers we ' re subjected by the parish -prieit of Tamanbary , and by his curate , for merely exercising -what they deemed a civil right . 2 nd . That it appears by those letters that hostility towards ; some of the parishioners for the crime of expressing their political sentiiuents , and adhering to them , -was carried to such an extent that a schoolmaster in the parish of the name of Lowery , ( and not Pe ! i . p 3 ey , as set forth in the letters published by the Repeal Association , ) was forced to abandon his school , and leave that v ^ xt of the country , and seek a living in some other quarter , in consequence ias it is alleged ) of the parish priett , havicg denounced from the altar such of his parishioners as snv . uld dare to send their cbil&rtn to his schoci ; and , in addition , threatened to vrithhold the sacraments from them , shi-uid they disy bey his-orders .
3 rd . That , subsequently to the statement made by the Rev . Mr . M'Husb , at the Corn Jtxehaiige , on the 27 th-of August , 1841 , letters havd been received from the same persons , stating further details of the hardships to ¦ which the -writers have been subjected , and detailing some further particulars respecting the Rev . ilr . M-Bugb , which , if he uesixe it , shall be laid before the Catholic Arch-Bishop of Dunlin , but before none other ; and also particulars respecting the conduct of the Rev . Mr . French , and t ' na Rev . Mr . M-iCslly , which , should those Rev . Gentlemen require it , shall be Hid before their Bishop , the Right Rev . Dr . Brake , of Sligo .
4 th . That , although these letters are m tne posession of a member of this Association , yet your committee never sa ~ w one of them , nor did tney ever hear of thtm until after the publication of the t » o letters in the Freeman ' s Journal , of the 6 ih inst-, signed P . J . McCarthy , dot wouid your committee have ever seen ^ hciu had not those t ^ o Jeiters btvn most unwisely published , and that , too , without ar . y regard for either the consequences or the feelings of the Rev Gentleman to whom they appear to have been addressed . 5 th . That with Mr . Denipsey ' s priva ' . e concerns , that is to say . in bis mercantile capacity of agent to the Northern Star , ytur corammc-e have nolblne to do , being fuliy aware that such interference un their part would be unlawful in the highest decree ; but your committee detm it an act of justice to Mr . Dempsey to staie that he has voluntarily declared that he knew nothing whatever of ttifc lettrrs in question , until be raw them published in the Freeman ' s Journal of tue Gtti instant .
6 th . That your committee are fully aware that this open and avowed hostility to the . lissvimnation of the piinciplas of the Irish Universal Suffrage Association , by some of the Roman C-itho io clergy , particularly in Drogheda , ^> ewry , Lac ^ n , Ruskey , and Sl . go , may be justly and reasonably attributed to the following causes : — First—That although Daniel O'Connell Esq ., M . P ., drew up the document called the People ' s Charter , ixonx which the terms Chartist and Chartism : ire derived , and told the Eoglish people when ne gave it to them , that " he who is nos a Chartist is either a knave "who profits by the evils of misTUie , or a fool upon whom facts and reason make ne impression , " yet he has
since endeavoured to confonmi Chartism -with infidelity , and so artfully-mixed and jum > led it up in several vt bis speeches with principles as hostile to the catholic religion , tHat those who had no opportunity of ascertaining what Chartism really is , concriveil it to be something so horrible , so opposed to religion , peace , law , and order , that they frit it their duty to crush it -whexteTer It made its appearance , or as Mr . O'Conntil expressed , himself at the Corn Exchange , " so hateful was Chartism to the people of Ireland , and so daDgerous to the peace of society , that it became the imperative duty of the cathulic priesthood to crush it in th- * bud , and that thfeii sacrtd office armed them with power to do SO most effectually . "
Second . —That in a spetch of Mr . O'Connell's m the Corn Exchange , on the 9 th of August last , be is reported to have said , " That certain persons should be protrcted by the funds of the Loyal National Repeal Association , from the legal consequences of having forced their way into Mr- O'Higgin ' s house , in North Anncslreet , andbroken the wjnduws ;" one »> f whom afterwards most audaciously told a reverend and respected catholic priest to bis face and in the presence of witnesses , " tbat if be Jtbe priest ) should dare to take the chair at a meeting Of the Irish Universal Suffrage Association , he would « eiz 3 him by the neck and drag him from it , even if he were clothed in bis Tobt ? . "' And when this respected clergyman complained of this gross outrage in a letter to the public , be was Entered at by those who affect tucb holy horror at seeing an attorney ' s letter to another clergyman , purporting to be written with a tow to enforce a civil right
Thirdly , —Your committee are aware © f the difficulties by which they are surrounded in any efforts they may make to combat public prejudice , or even to arrest the attention cf that public for a very short time , in order to lay before it 8 plain , simple , and unvarnished statement of the real causes of public prtjuuice againit the Irish Universal Suffrage Association as a body , and against its members individually ; especially those who take an a « tiv » part in promoting its objects and principles . It is fresh in tie recollection of every one , that in August last , before this Association numbered one hundred members , it ¦ was assailed in the most unmeasured terms , at a meeting in the Corn Exchange ; its secretary , Mr . P . M . Sropby held np to the world as a renegade Catholic , as a man who had . belonged to the
Tery Rey . Dr . Sprait's Scapular Society , and that he i took the scapular to an orange metting , and turned it ; and the religion he bad previously professed into riili- j cule _; that tnese Berious chaiges againtt poor Bropby ' s ' character -were published in the Dublin Morning Ueyis- ' . ter , Fj-eemans Journal , and other papers . That , on 1 Tuesday , the 17 ih of August last , Mr . trophy attended i & meeting of * the Loyal National Repeal Association of i Ireland , for the purpose of vindicating his character i from the base calumnies which hu . d been heaped upon j him ; calumnies which not only affected his character ; and prospects , but his very existence ; tnat at this . meeting Air . Brophy was again described as a renigade ; Catholic , and as haviDg belonged to Father Spratt ' s j
Order of the Scapular . But Wl . en Mr . Bropbj j sought for a hearing in order to vindicate his character 1 from " those foul calumnies , a horrid yell wa- * raised against him , some crying , " turn him out , * and some i few having , the honesty and temerity to cry " Hear , ; hear , " which was quickly drownea in the uproar of the ; prejudiced and unthinking . . i Mr . O"Conneli said— Xow tbiB Bropby was a Catholic , j Mr . Brophy—I was not . j 3 Jr . O ' Connell—He was connected with Father Spratt ' s ' Temperance Society , and jointd the order of the Sea- [ pulars . . } 2 iIt . Broiby—I did not . ' , Several voices—i" You wtre , " " turn him out ") \
ilr . O'Conneil—Don't get into contact with him .: Indeed 1 ain sorry J have taken notice of the man at all but he went over to Parson Gifcgg , carrying his scapular with him lor the purpose of exhibiting and i turning it into ridicule—igruana . ) Tuia is the man who is secretary te the Churtists , and h * a sicc « he juintd Gregg become a Chartist—t" turn him out . ") j Let no man attempt to touch him , because that is a . 11 he'd itquire , and he comes btre fur that purpose . Mr . Brophy—1 only warn to say faalf a uizsn words . llr . O'Connell—I'll not bear you , bull 11 see you safe ) out , and no man shall molest you . hlr . Brophv was then turned oat , and tee poor
fellow whe had nothing to depend upon for the iupport of a wife and three children Imt his character and his daily labour , was thus prevented from vindicating that character which he could have au > p < y d > -ne , as he had the very Rtv . Dr . Spratt ' s certificate with him at the time , which he was prepared to read to the meeting , and which certificate stated that ilr . Br ^ piiy never did belong to the order of the Scapular , and that D .. Spratt had always known him as a Prutesfcuit ; that , alihough this certificate of Dr . ! 5 p alt a was published in the newspapers , and was enclosed in si respectful letter to Air . O'Cunnell , yet be never niado the sligbtist reparation to poor Brophy ; the cunstquence of which is , that be has been driven out of the country ; that his children are in a stave of destitution , and that his wife is lying bereaved and broken-hearted npon a bed of sickness , from which the will , in all hnman probability , neve ? recover . Poor Bropby having been thus disposed ef , thus ruined , beggared , and
banished-Yonr . committee perceive that the next step , and that too , on Ibe same day , th * 17 th of August , and at the same meeting , was to artfully lay the foundation of damaging the character tf your president , Mr . O'Higgins , with a view . o deitroy your association altogether ; and sfter Mr . O'Connell had beld up Mr . O'Siggiss , and ycur associatio n , as men who individual }; and collectively concurred in a calumny against the Irish people gentraily , and the Irish Ca : holic clergy particularly , and published in the Times newspaper , some two or three years before your association was
founded , in which the Irish were dssciibed by an Irish renegade , ( mark , who-writes for the Times , J as a " filthy , felonious multitude , ' a Roman Catholic 41 savagery j ; thfcir priests a demon " priesthood , and surpliced ruffians , " and their religion a " vile superstition , and abject idolatry . " Mr . O'Connell , in continuation said , " this O'Higgins comes here for the purpose of introducing such a system amongst us . After all this , what niQBt be thought of O'Higgii . s , who addresses Roman Catholics , and wishes th ^ m to become Chanists . ( Groans . ) Do you choose to join them ? lLoud cries of no , no . }"
Mr . O'Connell—•• I knew that was the answer you would give " After having thus sought to impress npon the public mind by all the power and art of which he is master , that the members of your association concurred in , and approved of , those atrocious sentiments , he introduced the Kev . Mr . -Al'Hngh , of Baldoyle , whom he Baid could give the meeting an account of Mr . O'Higgins ' s conduct in his parish ; the burden of which was , that Mr . O'Higgins had there distributed a most excellent and well-written document , taken from the Dublin Evening Post , and pvuporting to be the Canadian Declaration of Independence , signed " Robert Jfeelson , president . " 4 th—Yonr committee are aware that it is not possible to enumerate within the limits of this their tirst
report even a tithe of the means ,:.- the unjustifiable means , which have been used to misrepresent the principles and the objects of jour association to the people of Ireland , but mure especially to the Roman Catholic ClbTgy . who have been led to believe that you are what you have been described to be . They have been told upon the authority of the greatest criminal lawyer of the age , that your society Wils unlawful—that it Was a transportable offence to be a ratiuber of it , and that he who should j-nn it was an enemy to his religion and his country , lhat having succeeded in blasting the prospects of poor Brophy , your former Secretary , and ban-Lshinu him from his native country ; the next step towards the destruction of your society was that of tracuciflg your president and representing him to the p upld as a man to be avoided , bidding them " to have nothing to do with the fellow . "
5 th—That at a meeting of the Loyal National Rtpeal Association of Ireland , held on the 11 th of October , 1 S 41 , Mr . O'Conntll is reported to have described your society as " midnight assassins—torcu and dagger men , ddmlers of the Irish people , " < tc . 6 th—That your Committee aluo perceives that in . a repurt t f the proceedings of the Corn Exchange , on the 2 S : ti of December last , Mr . O'Cunnell is reported to have Haiil on being handed the mlcs of the Irish Universal Suffrage Association , sitneii by the P ^ esi eat . " Faugh . is it net signed by Paddy O'Higgi . s ? ami does not eve : y body know who Paddy O'Higgins is ?—( loud cries of " hear , hear , hear , " and laughter ) . He is greatly mistaken if u « thinks he can Lave any Influence among the honest coal porters . They understand him perfectly , and there is no fear tuat any of them will be got tofullow his advice—( "hear , hear , and
cheers ) . I wish mj recommendation should be perfectly understoo-i . I announced it yesterday , and I repeat it to day . Let the people biing any wretch who attempts to cajole them into taking illegal oaths before any of the magistrates who have been newly appointed , or before auy of the old Tory magistrates , and 1 warrant that they could do nothing wnich would vex their worships more than thtir doing so—(• 'hear , hear , " and laughter j . The magistrate will be sorry to see his friend there : he would much rather see him in the witness box . and he himself on the jury , which would convict the people whom he hud deluded on his evidence . You well know bow it would deliuht the . ittoniey-Gentr . il and his satellites to se « s the people conricted f such crimvs —( hear , hear ) . Mr . O Council then observed that the K . pealers cuuld have no connection with any illegal societies . "
lour committee cannot conceal their amazement at the fact that Mr . O'Cunueil . who was Lord Mayor , and consLQ . uently chief magistrate of Dublin , did not deem it beneath toe dignity of his hi ^ h office to have recourse ! to the meanness of thus sianderiutj , and vilifying , and hoiding up to the execration of their countrymen six humlred tf his felioT-citizsns , and itigmatising them as men who were deluding their cuuntryiuen into unlawful societies ^ ud tendering illegal oalhs to them , fur the purpose of appearing against thtm as witnesses aud swearing away th ir lives ; while the paper which he held in his hand bere testimony on the face cf it that the society which was thus designated and denounced was founded for the purpose of carrying into practical effect by lawful means , and by such means —and such means only—the principles contained in Mr O'Connells own draft of the Peoples Charter .
Finally , —Your cumnihti-e are not by any means astonished , to learn that some of the Rjiuan Catholic clergymen , relying upon the truth of those gross mis-TepreaentatiuiiB have be >; n seduced into the belief that the Irish UuiTeraai Suffrage Association is an unlawful association , and that it was , therefore , their bounden duty to crush every tff ^ rt to spread it by the mta ' s puiuted out and recommended for their adoption , and by every other means . Considering all the letters , fact ? , and circumstaoctis , which h ; ive come before your commitkein the curse of this arduous investicatton .
it is a source of aincere and heaitfelt congratulation to them that the members uf this society who reside in remote p : irts of the country , seclUiled in a great measure from that political information and social intercourse which are characteristic of towns and cvtivs , have not been brought more into hostile collision with their clt-rgy than they have been ; the more so , when your committee cannot forget that every effoit that human ingenuity and political depravi'y could suggest , were called into requisition to bow dissension , hatred , and ill win , between the members of your society , and all other classes of the community .
Your committee are fully aware of the difficulty of the task ^ hich 50 U hav e assigned to them , and in repoit . og npon the subjoined propositions , which are one : ind all of the deepest interest to the people of Ireland , an 1 which , when coiuph te , will form a true and impartial record of a most extraordinary and interesting history of the public actions of those who , it may be fairly baid , iuled the destinies of this country during the interval which elapsed between the years 1 S 35 and 1842 inclusive : they ihall avoid as much as possible all i ^ EsonaiitJes , and confine themselves Btrictly to the reports of both Houses of Parliament and other authentic documents . Thu following are the subj cts which the Committee are to take into their most serious consideration , and to report upon each separately : —
Firstly—The evidence before the House of Lords , in March , 1825 . on the advantages to be derived by disf .-auchising ttie fertv-shilling freeholders , and raising the qualification to a £ 10 franchise . Secondly—Tbe evidence before the same Committee , in-March , 1825 , on the proposition to pay the Irish Catholic clergy out of tha taxes , and to give George IV . a veto on the appointment of the Roman Citholic Bishops ; and also the evidence before the said Committee touching the rank , station , and general character of the Irish Catholic priests and their parents .
Thirdly—Letters on tee Wings , that is to say , on the conditions upon which it was agreed U > accept ef Ca ' iholie Emancipation—namely , the disfranchiseinent of the forty-shilling freeholders , and the right in the Crown to pay the Catholic clergy . The Kight Kev . Dr . Doyle ' B opinion thereon . Subsequent recantation of the Wings . New Catholic Association . Resolution to cease dll further correspondence with the Duke of Norfolk ana the E ; J » lish Catholics . Pourthiy—Tho Clare Election . Resolution to oppose any Administration but one that would make total and unconditional Emancipation a Cabin t intusnro . Fifthly—The promotion of Mr . Solicitor-General Doherty to the bench . Quarrel with the- Marquis , of Anglesey . The origin , cause , object , and effects of the agitation of the Repeal of tbe Union . Reasons assigned for p . ' aciug in abeyance the Repeal agitation . Letter to LordDuncannontopronirte Mr . Attorney-General lilackburut t j the neutrality of tlie bench . ¦
isixshly—The object , nature , tendency , and wisdom of the recommendation to agitate for a reform of tbe House of Lords . Conciliation of tbe Orangemen . Agitation of the Tithe Question . ItatflecU . Reasons for abandoning it . Seventhly . —Arming of tbe yeomanry , tithe massacres at Newtownbarry , Carrickthuck , WaJstown , Rathcornuok , ic , ifec Eighthly . —Speech against the Coercion Act . Repeal agitated as a means te an end merely , and not for Repeal itself . Ninthly—Reasons assigned for supporting the second Coercion Act . Atrarian disturbance . Teuthly—The Noxttl American Colonization Association , or British Cananiju Land Company . Emigration . Diminution of the population in Ireland . Eleventhly—An account of the Repeal Members of Parliament rtjUirced in 1832- How many of them have given up counties , cities , aud bjroughs , to non-repealeTS for places
Twdfthly—Tbe Carlow election . Letter to Raphael . Resolution of the House of Commons consequent thereon . Thirteenthlr—The Right Rev-. rend Dr . Doyle's address to the Ribbon-men Mr . O'Connell ' s reply : his legal opinion as to the ritfet of tho people to combine . The Reverend Andrew F f ^ raLl ' s opinion of those proceedings ; and their tfll-ut on Dr . Doyle . Fourteenth !}' . —Opposition to a legal provision if any kind for the poor , while 2 338 . 000 were reported to have bten In a state if stiiivaion .
Tifieentbly — Bimfcinj ; . i ' . s tffvCtS on the poOT ; pvoftsscd object to keep up the price of provisions , to make wheat dear , and co : ^ quently iimfee bread dear . To keep np rack-rer-ts and Jo ^ er wanes The decency of a governor of a natik receiving annual national subscriptions by way of tribute , acd whether jsuch tribute was sustaining a particular bank in opposition to Otber banking establidhnitnto Whethtr that bank adds to the absentee drain , ni < is and abets absenteeism , and consequent impoverishment of Ireland . Whether said bank is an absentee or a domestic bank . Sixteectbly—Letteis to Henry Hunt , Esq ., in favour of the use of the terms •• Constitutional Reform . " instead of the antiquated and absurd terms •• hadical Reform , " General Suffrage . Manhood Suffrage , recommended now in preference to Universal Suffrage . Seven teen tbly—Tbe factory children , Dorchester labourers , Glasgow cotton j-pinners , and votes in the House of Commons from 1834 to 1841 .
Eighteenthly—The gipithing Radicals , rascally Radicals , Tory Radicaiu , the draft of the Charter , glor . ous Chartists , lying Chartists , incendiary Chartists , torch and dagger Cbartibta , midnight assassin Chartists , bigoted and hateful Chartists , seditious Char tists , traitorous Chartists . Sargeant Daly and his brave Irish Catholic soldiers shooUnn down ¦ nt ; ii&h Protestant Chartists at Newport . Offrr to get 500 . 000 Tipperary boys to cut down the English Chartists , Feargusite Chartiflta , and physical-force Cnanists .. . Kineteentblj—Brewing intoxicating liquors ana advocating Teetotalifcin . Description , Mr . Justice Crampton as Philip the water drinker .
Twentjethly—The teverul associations since 1830 . The amount of money recived by each , how disposed of , the present agitation cf . repeal , and its objects .
we cannot , nor will we , forget that individual who has for us hitherto so nobly braved " The battle and the bretzj . " We are induced . Sir , to address 1 you at the present time , because of the recent " move" made , by the middle class , tbe evideut purpose of which " move" is , not to benefit the people , kut to break up the present organisation , and to get rid , if possible , of the great leader of the Cbarrist movement . We are told , in sacred writ , to give "honour to whom honour is due , " aud whereby it is unjust on the part of ourenemies to chargeU 3 with being " man worshippers , " because we seek to express , in proper terms , our gratitude to those who , with their time , talents , sad property , have laboured hard to serTe us . If , Sir , we have hitherto placed implicit ; confidence in you , and if we are determined still to do so , it is not because we think you incapable of erring like others , but because you . have never deceived us yet . By the middle-class Liberals , or Sturgites , as they ara now called , we have been repeatedly , and wickedly deceived and to fill up the measure of their iniquitits , they are anxious we should discard you to place ourselves under their leadership—to rob you of those laurels you have so nobly and dearly won , and to transfer them to their own ambitious brows . But , mad and wild as they deem us , they shall not find us so unjust ; our conduct shall prove to them that we are not -ungrateful . ' to bur friends ; we will shew them that in moral and political integrity we are ag much superior to them as . they think themselves above us on the score of art ficiul wealth . To you , Sir , and to them , we again make known our oft-repeated determination , that , through weal or throuch Woe , through evil report or through good report , we will still , adhere to the glorious buhner we have unfurled- —that the great cbampien of Chartism , having been weighed in the balance of past experienct' and ' not found wanting , has and shall still possess our unbounded confidence , his past actions being a sufficient guarantee for his future conduct . To you , Sir , then , we look with firm reliance to lead us on to the attainment of our political rigbts ^ to-you , Sir , as our guide , we look to steer us clear of those , miry sloughs prepared fjr our downfall by pretended friends , and to warn us of the approach of our more open foes—to you . Sir , we look for this ; and by our united exertions , we will go on " conquering and to conqueri" until the time shall arrive when our hopes shnll be realised , and when , figuratively speaking" E ? ory man shall sit down under his own vine and under his own fig-tree , none daring to make him afraid . " Signed , on behalf of the meeting , Henry Onion , Bab-Secretary . Bristol , April , 1842 .
~ ir- ^ - ii i n-irr ^ - * " — - J | ' ' - -j . c .-. * » -im mr ,-mt > w—fj . H BHURTPORE GOLD MOHURS , " AND . - . -: ^ ¦ ;¦ . ¦ ¦ ' . ^ BRAtirfYt" ' , ;¦ ; ¦ , ; - : \ The *? Sutledge" bonntJary and the " Siiha ; . ' " . " Christianity ' -audits ?' practice "f . T We left off last week , avthe - ruthless '' Shaving ; ' of the sixteenth Lancers , degrading them in the eyes- of the natives to the level of the Ferinihee Padre , they were generally a very fine set of men , and poor Colonel Robert Arnold was the finest of them all . Women who had married then husbands with beards and runs- ' tachloff , and had never seen thtm without , could scarcely recognise their partners , and were almost ; doubtful whether they had not ; at tight got into strange arms . : We know , to -a--certainty that the change produced was so great aa to introduce an alteration'in ' ' 11 Q- »™^ S ?? SS !^^ —jr « w— * ' » m ' ¦ *¦ -. * ¦^•¦ -- ' .- ' * r ^^ - ^ rut " , "T *
family matteis , and that ibis " moral ¦ ¦ ' earthquake was not settled till after the lapse cfaome weeks ! The sixteenth were at the taking ef Bhurtpote in 1327 . and with some othe ? of the cavatry pursued and captured Boorjan Sal , the rebel Rirjah , in his attempt to escape from the fortress after ' all resistance had become hopeless . To have failed iu our attack would have been tantamount to the loss of half o&r possessions iu India , so every * exertion was made t > : ensure success . We must accord the supreme Government great praise for th'dr " energy . , oil' this occasion , and they were well aided by Lord Coniufrmere with , the army . Had we been repulsed aiid sent to the ria ; ht about , like Warren Hastings , tbe Mahrattas , the chiefs in the Deccan and those in the Mogul empire , the Repaulese , and the '
whole kingdom of OutJo , witn tbe people of Mysores , and great portion of the Carnattc , would have been up in arms against our authority an * ' our native regiments , infantry and cavalry woui'l have mutinied , and most likely have massacred their European officers ! The fall ¦ of Bhurtpore rieeitlwt f « some time the fate of India ; our prowess there gave a shock to the rebellions every whore so rife amo 27 g the . native chiefs , that they crouched like beaten spauiels , and though the Bhurfcporeahs fought like brave men , and disputed hand to hand in the breach every ineb of grorind , yet were they obliged to give way to the murderous fire of our artillery , and between « ix and seven thousand slaughtered . We got a- . fopti g on the ramparts by wading through . oceanB of bloodj and climbing over piles of
human carcasses ! Such was the"dismantled state of the walls about the place of assault , that the commanding officer of the artillery di ected a six-pounder to b « driven through the filled-up ditch into the crest of the breach , and thence to shower "grape" and " canister * ' on the . retreating foe I We heard from the officer himself the whole account , and who also said that the state of the breach , from the dead and dying , was tha moet horrible thing he ever experienced , and that it almost made him . pause in his career and unmanned him ! ! ! ¦ There , you Christian priests ! there , you pious patriots , breathing for revenge , oa the poor Affghans , and calling 10 your God—that is tear , and that is a state of things that we , tbe overtaxed and half starved people of England , are bound .
according to the views of the aristocracy , to support and pay for i The ships are now sailing , the troops now embarking , and the tax-Katherer is now making his unholy rounds to furnish the flower of Britain » quipmenta for the voyage , or in other words , decking the victim with garlands preparatory to the toinb !! Tha 14 th Regiment of foot entered the Palace first and commenced the scene of plunder , and all the infantry iU succession followed . The Cavalry remained with their horses outside , though some few stragglers got in and helped themselves . When the troops had got excited with liquor , tbe usual scenes of murder , violation , rapine , and inebriation ,. commenced , and , we have reason to believe ' , were never exceeded in the annals of Hindpstan . Lord Combermere ordered all the liquor to
that could be found to be destroyed , but still enough , remained to complete the woik of death and destruction . The coined gold and silver was found in heaps in all directions , and the uncoined , and jewels were countless in value . A volunteer of the 14 ' ih , named Julloh , discovered a treasury consisting of fourteen or fifteen lacs in gold mofiiir 8 and rupees , and kept possession of it for the G-pvernmeni ; afc great personal risk and danger . ' He received -a commission for his Rsllanr try , which he afterwards lost by court-martial . Vessels of goldand vessels of silver with gold ihains , and jewellery of every . description were in the hands of the soldiery , who bartered them among each other for any liquor theycould procure . who were actually pbrenziea , and iaiii aown in heaps , drunk with "blood and wine . "
A very few determined men , after the lapse of fortyeight hours * might have regained Bhiirtpore , and totally annihilated the sleeping and drunken Europeans But they possessed gold and silver-, and jewels , and liquor they would have at any price . It was very scarce ; and all that was to be had was in the possession cf the commissariat , who made their daily issues of two draniB a day to each man , each containing ; a wineglasa full of liquor . Officers alsohad their stores of brandy , &c , and . the messes of the aiifferent regiments had them supplied .. Tho price of a dram was the dram cup full of gold mbhurs , and was paid with the greatest nonchalance by the troops who were actually loaded with them . Some few knowing ones , got a few gallons from the commissariat , and some few favourite women
procured hajf-a-d ' . zm , or a dcz ? n ot brandy , from spma kind officer . Spmemade fortunes in less than twentyfour hours , and a dozen of brandy or a few gallons of rack 8 uffi ? ed for a patrimony or a dowry . When the gold mohur 8 were exhausted , the dram-cup was filfed with rupees as the market price , and that lasted for some weeks . Aa these got more scarce it fell to four drams for one gold mohur , that is four rupees for each , dram , and then to a rupee a dram . When nearly all the gold and stiver had been sucked out of the troops they came down to tbe * ld marching price , four drams for a rupee , and . that was the average till the Government established canteens . This they did on the principal of the savings' banks , as thinking the people possessed too much superflbus cash and that it would be
safer in their bands . The regiments were getting too rich and independent , the gold and silver , although it changed hands , still remained with the soldiery , so they devised a scheme for establishing canteens , and the profits to go for a fund for establishing libraries , < tc . ; the liquors sold to be of the very best description , and at the cheapest rate . This was a sad blow to the liquor-merchants in barracks , who were obliged to come down in their prices , although officers , non-cominiBBioned officers , and many steady privates had already realised their thousands , and many a commission we could point to , and many a retirement in the army , would never have taken place had not Bburtpore been plundered ! Perhaps Ciptain Harvey Tuckett might afford sonie information on this Subject ?
As the troop » got poor , they got restless also , and some safety valve must be fcuhd for the natives at the same time . The seenes at the Barrackpore massacre must not be repeated too often , and employment musfc be found to prevent people thinking . Buhjeet Singh would not quarrel with us , although we sadly wanted to march on arid plunder Lahore . He said I like you Ferringhees very much , but I like you at a distance , on the other side of the , Satledge river . I will give you no pretence to come and arrange the affairs of my kingdom , and as long aa I live you shall not visit tahore , and the Sikhs shall be your friends whether you wili it or not !
Runjeet stuck to this text manfully , and although he allowed lord William Bentirick and staff , with their ¦ wi ves , &c . ; to come and have a conference , for the purpose of being loaded back to Calcutta with treasure and jewels , yet he eet off cheap with a few millions , aud threw his sop to Cerberusj and wished his Lordship , in heartfelt glee , a safe and pleasant journey to Bengal . .- '¦ . '• ' " . ¦"' .. ¦¦ ¦ . ' : ' " : ;¦ ¦ ¦ . -. ' . '¦ - ''• Since Runjeet ' a death the supreme Government imagjneii that Kurruck Singh bis son , would have caused a split , but he had advisers , and though they hate us as fearfully as the Affghans . yet do they persist i-. v the same wise policy . . As we could not arrive at Lahore , we thought Cabul and Caudahar migbt satisfy the impatience of the troops and make a shift for a season , and with Peshawerr and Jellalabad might furnish employment for the restless natives who , we see , threw away their arms , and the irregular horse went over in a body to the enemy . - ' > ....- ¦
Mr . Macaulay maycall itan affttir 6 f pounds , shillings , and pence as it regards the Income Tax ; might the nation not deem it somelhine more ? The Dispatch says , it is in vain to cpneeal that twenty years will : witr ness the destruction of our Indian Empire . The Dis ~ patch is not always a true prophet ; an *; if the liberal free-trade friends ; of this desttuctive paper were at the head of Government , less than half that time might suffice for our total expulsion , Thank God 1 we have wiser and cooler hea- ^ s ^ both in ' England' and India , than auy to be . found in their ranks , and who are now occupying themselves to remedy past disasters , and provide means for the safety and welfare of alL But we must not follow Sir Charles Napier , who wants more gunpowder and less ink , nor must we give Mr . Mangles credit for the falsity that the part of the people would always side with ua against the Mohammedaa . That-would , indeed be a dangerous nbtidn shsuld it prevail . ' - ' \ . ¦ . - '' -. ¦ '" ' " ¦' . - . ¦ - ¦'' . " ¦ . - . ¦'
We must keep to . the southward of the Indus and Sutledge rivers ; anc ( if we wish not to spurn Christianity altogether from our ranks , and cast it from ua in practice , ho . mpre plundering of towns and rnassacreing the inhabitants , but : look to oar present possessions , repair our errors , be just and humane , and wo may yet be prosperous and happy-The Nonconformist \ sometime ^ ago said , " They , the priesthood , have allied ChriBtianity with physical force , smeared her beauty with gunpowder and blood , sent her . into tbe land accompanied by troops of policemen and bands of military , put into her hands a license to plunder , armed her with powtr to enter tbe dwellings of the reluctant , to seize booty , and distribute among her followers , to imprison galnsayers and indorse the warrants for their apprehension with take no bail , to shoot widows' 8 oii 8 and cleave the skulls of ppC * fatherless children , —and all this that she may have gold to give to the clergy . ' ¦ ¦ : ¦;¦ ¦;; New , ye bawlers about vindicating your honour in Aff ^ hanistan , chew up this . If any rash steps be taken in India , mark these words , yoa will deeply repent it . , ... ' - "A WOOLWICH CaDEX .
Good , the Murderer . —The trial of Good for the Roehauiptoa murder will take place at the coming sessions of theCentral Criminal Clourt , which begin on Monday week . It is thought the day fixed for the trial will be either Thursday or Friday .
Subscription Lists, And Balance Sheets.
SUBSCRIPTION LISTS , AND BALANCE SHEETS .
SUBBSCRIPTIONS HECEIVED BY A HiJVWOOW FOR THE HALL OF SCIENCE VICTIMS . £ P . d . Mr . Lomax 0 2 ( i Mr . Rigley ... ... 0 1 3 i Mr . Deveril 0 0 ( i Mr . Smich 0 0 ti Mr . P . ilen 0 0 1 ivJr . Everitt 0 0 1 Mr . Develm ... ... 0 0 1 Mr . Lonsdale 0 10 0 Mr . Lord 0 0 6 Mr . Wdliamson ... ... 0 0 6 From Siran ^ eways ... 0 4 1 From Uroylsdea ... 0 6 ' A Mr . Whitehead ... 0 0 3 A Friend ... ... 0 0 3 Two Friends ... ... 0 0 4 Mr . Eccles ... ... 0 1 0 Mr . Morton ... ... 0 5 11 Derby Association ... 0 lli 0 A Friend ... ... 0 2 6 Collection , Salford Association Room ... ... 0 5 4 Ashton Association ... 1 0 0 Bath ditto ... 0 10 0 Chowbent d ; tto ... 0 . 5 0 Heywood ditto ... 0 0 ' 6 Tavistock ditto ... 0 5 0 Working Men's Hall , Marylebone 0 12 0 Sowerby Association ... 0 10 0 Mansfield ditto ... .... 0 ' 5 0 Mr . Collisa' manufactory , Birmingham ... 0 2 1 Birmingham Branch Association , Steelhousekne ... - — 0 13 1 Cl artiste of the Potteries , per Mr . Joseph Smith 2 0 0 Wigan , per Mr . William Dixon ... 0 10 0 Portsea Chartists , by J . A .. Leggef . t ... ... 0 10 Q Teachers , Pendltton Catholic Sunday School 0 -i 0 Bradford , Great Hortoa 0 11 4 Mannin ^ ham . ;¦ . ... 0 4 0 Smiddles 0 3 0 Little Horton ... ... 0 3 0 Thompson ' Houses f .. 0 3 0 Howling Back-lane ... 0 1 10 New Leeds ... ... 0 1 1 Chartist Association , Nottingham ... ... 0 10 0 Oak-street Mills , by Geo . T- » . i - / lion xsinc i ^
. nam ... .. w u Mr . William Bibby ... 0 0 G Collected by Mr . George Johnson ... 0 17 Lower Moor Chartist Teetotal Association ... ' 0 5 0 Mr . Henry Kushton ... 0 1 0 Mr . John Bluuley ... 0 0 6 Oldham Association , per Mr . Isaac Nichols ... 1 13 11 $ Strangeways ... ... 0 2 1 M- M . and W , W , ... 0 I 0 Mr . Humphrey ... ... 0 2 8 Hull Association , per Mr . W . Pa « et ... ... 0 10 0 Mossl / y , Mr . Cartledge 0 15 3 York / street Chorlton B / anch 0 2 7 MpTJohn Birstall ... 0 0 6 MK Thomas Hathersell 0 0 6 CoWectioi ) , Hedfern-street AWociatiou ... ... 0 . 2 3 A Frjnn a raffle at Mr . 'Por-— ter ' s Portsea , per Mr . John Leigh ... . ... 1 ] 0 Association Albion Coffee House , Shoreditch ... 0 3 G London Working Jewellers , per Mr . Wm . Kiicheu ... ... 0 3 0 Halifax Association 0 10 0 Bury Association -.-. 0 6 3 J Public meeting at Stockport ... ... ... 0 10 2 f Hyde ... ... ... 1 0 0 Mr . William Richardson 0 0 3 Mr . Abraham Hadfield 0 0 3 Mr . William Turner ... 0 0 6 Mr . William Campbell 0 1 0 A Friend ... ... 0 0 3
Mr . James Leigh ... 0 1 6 Mr . Alexander M'Uhe 0 0 6 " Air . Ziccheus Ro « er ^ 0 2 10 Mr . Thomas Smith ... 0 0 6 Mr . Si <; dall 0 0 3 Piiiington Chartist Association ... ... 0 3 6 Brown-street Room ... 0 6 ) h Staley Bridge—A few friends ... ... 0 2 8 A friend ... ... 0 0 6 Engravers and Block Primers , Pendkton ... 0 13 8 Mr . Edward Haslam ... 0 0 4 Mr . James Leigh ... 0 1 6 Mr . Hoyle ... ... 0 0 4 Mr . John Leigh ... 0 1 0 A friend ... ... 0 1 0 A friend ... ... 0 10 Meeting at Waterloo Mills ... ... .-..-0 5 6 A friend ... ... 0 0 6 Ecoles Association , Mr . Robert Humphreys , 030 Dock Head Chartist Association ... ... 0 19 A few friends of Barnb ^ r Bridge ... ... ... ... 0 3 0 Mr . John Crowther , Southern-st . Deausgate 0 5 10 Honley , Yorkshire ... 0 3 3 Mary Townhend ... 0 0 6 Mr . George Johnson ... 0 0 9 Wadsworth Row ... 0 5 0 Huddersfield , per Mr .
Piikethley ... ... 2 . 5 4 All Saints Upen , Leicester 0 2 5 Surplus from Tea Meeting 0 7 7 From Upper Wortley , per Mr . John Dadson ... 0 8 3 Northampton , proceeds fron a Tea Party ... 0 11 7 Mr . Johnson ... ... 0 1 6 Mr . Garratt 0 1 6 Small donations ... 0 5 1 No . . 63 , Redfern-Btreet Room ... ... 0 0 6 Blackburn Association , per Mr . Robert Cunliffd ... 0 5 0 Chartists , Isle of Wight , per Mr . R . J . Denyer ... 0 5 Q Female Chartists , Ipswich , Birmingham ... ... 0 5 0 Mr . Carter ... ... 0 1 8 Mr . Porter ... ... 0 1 6 Mr . Elliott , London ... 0 1 0
Sutton , per Mr . John Melline t ... ... 0 12 0 Vlalton Association ... 0 7 6 29 16 -9 $ lmount previously advertised ... ... 4 19 9 h £ 34 16 6-2 Cash paid Mr . Hargiaves ... £ 25 0 0 Should any errors occur , A . H . will feel obliged to the parties if ' hey will notify to hina the same , = ind they shall be rectified iu the next statement . ACCOUNT OP SVBfCniPTlOm RECEIYJKD TO BELEASU MRS . FROST ' S ESTATE . GEORGE ROGERS , TUEASUEER . October , 1840 .
£ , 8 . d . 30 . Balance left of Defence Fundj per George Rogers ¦ - ... ... 2 5 6 " Mr . George Rogers ... 2 2 0 " Mr . R , T . Broitingham 0 10 0 '• Mr . W . D . Saul—Mrs . Saul ' s friei . Hs ... 2 0 0 31 Mr . 'Charles WUliauiB 110 " Mr . M'Crea , teacher of the ChartistChurch , Kilbarchan ... ... 1 0 0 "Mr . Siaric , per Mr . Mooro ... ... ... 0 1 0 Nov . 12 J . Tapp ... 0 10 0 19 Mr . George Mills , per Mr . Hetherington 10 0 " H . H . . " ... ... 10 0 " Mr . Hodge ... 0 10 " Mr . W . R . ... 0 1 G " Mr . B .... ... ... ... 0 Z 0 " Mr . Cleave ... 10 0 " Tho Masons working at the two houses Parliament ... ... 2 0 9 " Mr . H . Dxgnall ... ... 0 1 0 " Mr . Cuffay , per Mr . Hethoriugton ... 0 0 C " Mr . W . Lovett ... ... 0 10 0 20 Mr . Tho 3 . Prout ... ... 20 0 28 A few tailors in Sackvillo street , per C . H . ... ... ... ... 0 4 0
Dec . 10 Mr . W . Bryan , Spring Valley , pur Wm . Lovett , Neath ... 0 10 0 Feb 1841 . 18 Piret payment of subscriptions collected at Newport , perMr . E . Thomas ... ... 17 4 4 "Mr . John Newbury , London ... ... ... O'lo 0 May 4 Mr . Erratt , per Mr . Pitkethley 0 2 6 5 Mr . Swaine ... ... ... 1 0 0 ¦ 20 Major Revell 0 2 6 " Mr . R . T . BrettinKham ' s second subscription ... ... 0 2 6 " Mr . Thomas Potter ... 0 10 0 " Richard Taylor , Esq . 10 6 '' T . S . Duncoiube , Esq ., M . P . ... ... .. 3 0 0 " John Fielden , Esq ., M . P . ... ... ... 2 0 0 " WiHiamWilliams . Esq . M . P . ... 10 0 " Jos . Scholefield , Esq ., M . P . ... ... ... 1 0 0 " George F . Muni z , Esq ., M . P . ... 1 0 0 " Charles Hindley , Esq , MP . ... ... ... 1 0 0 Dr . Wade , ... - . ... 0 10 0 Collected at a meeting in Marylebone , by Mr . J . Savage , 11 9 6
MAY . 1 D . W . Copper , Esq .,... 10 0 " Robert Holland , Esq ., M . P . ... ... ... 1 0 0 " A Friend , ( I . C . S ) ... 0 5 0 " J . Bar , Hastings , ... 0 5 0 " A Friend , ( J . B . ) ... 0 10 0 " J . Templeman ,... ... 0 1 0 22 Mr . J . Peck , H ull , per Mr . Pitkethly , ... 0 5 0 24 Friend 9 in , Glasgow , per Mr . Moir . ... 20 0 0 " Col . J . P . Thompson 5 0 0 26 A few Friends , per Mr . Martin , Birmingham , ...... 0 8 6 28 Thomas Wakley , Esq ., M . P ., ... - — 5 0 0 " ¦ A Friend , per Mr , J . Watson ... 1 0 0 " Mr . Perrait 0 2 6 31 Chartist Association , George the Fourth , Tooley-si . ... ... 0 8 6 JUNE . 2 J . W . by B . T . ... ... 1 0 0 14 Profit of the Hetherington Festival , per Mr ; Maine , ...... 3 18 4 " W . Hutt , Esq ., M . P . 1 1 0 " Gen . Johnson , M . P . 1 0 0 " Sir Wm . Molesworth Bart ., M . P .. ... 5 0 0 JULY . 12 Subscriptions received by Northern Star , per F . O'Connor , Esq ., ... ... ... 76 12 8
AUGDST . 27 per W . D . Cooper , Esq ., ...... ... 10 0 0 NOVEMBER . 1 St . Luke ' s Charter AssociatioD , per Mr . Watson , ... ... I 0 0 Ty pe Founders , Chiswell-street , per Mr . Sttirgion , ... ... 0 10 0 w C . D .... ... ...... 0 2 6 .. « ' Sundries , . ' per Mr , ¦ '" Watson , ... ... 0 5 4 " A Few Friends , ... 0 7 0 NOVEMBER . 1 Mr . Harding , ' per Mr . Moore , .. i ... ... 0 5 0 DECEMBER . 20 Mr , Job Swain , second subscription , ... 1 0 0
" Mr . Joeeph Turner 0 5 0 " Mr . Watts ,.-Islington , per M r . Watson , 1 0 0 " Mr . Johnson , Printer , 1 0 0 "A Friend , ... ... ... 0 5 0 " Mr . Newbery , 0 2 6 " Mr . J . Lowrence , ... 0 1 0 " Mr . W . Coleman , per Mr . Lawrence , ... 0 2 6 " Mr . J . Calvin , 0 1 6 " Mr . James Peat , ... 0 1 0 30 Mr . Tapp . jun ., ... ,,. 0 5 0 " Mr . Newbery's second subscripiionper Mr . Waison 0 1 6 " Mr . Medley , ditto ... 0 5 0 " Mr . B . Jones , ditto ... 0 2 0 " A Friend , ditto ... ... 0 1 0 " Mr . Goodwin Barmby 0 10 0 " Dr . Epps , per Mr . Moore ... 0 10 0 " Mr . Smith ... ... ... 0 5 0 M " Subscriptions received by Mr . Cleave .,. 400 11 Mr . Hickson , per Mr . Watson ... ... ... 0 10 0 " Mr . Purkess , ditto ... 0 5 0 " Sundries , por Mr . Vine 0 12 0 Jan . 1842 . 10 1 . T . Leader , Esq ., M . P . ... ... ,.. 5 0 0
Feb . 1 Lambeth Charter Association , per Mr . Rogers ... 0 6 8 " Lambeth Co-opdiative btore ... ... ... 0 1 8 17 Ralph Thomas , Esq ... 10 10 0 " Sundries , per ditto" ... 0 18 6 19 Scottish Couveiition of Delegates ... ... 10 0 0 M Subscripiions received by Northern Star , Jan . 1 , « . 15 , 22 , 29 , Feb . 12 , 10 , Mar . fi 12 14 6 April 6 C . P . Villiers , Esq ., M . P . 2 0 0 " A Chartist Friend , per Mr . Mooro ... ... 100 " Mr . G . M . ... ... ... 0 10 0 " A ... ... ... ... ... 0 10 0 u B ... ... 0 10 0 " A ... ... ... 10 0 14 Mr . Morgan , per Mr . Medley ... ... ... 0 10 " Mr . C . flare ! y 0 1 0 " Sundries , per Mr . Watson ... 0 9 6 " Mr . Jackson , ditto ... 0 5 0 " Mr . All press , per Mr . Mitchell ... ... 0 2 0 " ' ¦ Mr . George Roger ' s second subscription 2 0 . 0 "' Mr . Moore , ditto ... 0 10 0 41 Mr . J . Watscn , ditto ... 1 0 0 " Mr . H . Mitchell , ditto 0 5 0 " Mr . H . Hetherington , ditto ... ... ... 0 10 0 " Mr . J . Turner , ditto ... 0 SO " Mr . Fisher , ditto ... 0 10 0 " Mr . W . D . Saul , ditto ... 1 0 0 " Mr . Medley , ditto ... 0 5 0 " Mr . Pitkethley , from two friends ... ... 0 13 4 " Mr . J . Tapp , ditto ... 0 10 0 " Mr . J . Savage , ditto ... 0 10 0 Total ... £ 261 1 1
EXPENDITURE . Jan . 1842 . 12 To paid West of Eng-Jand Bank in full discharge of their claims on the estate of Mrs . Frost ... 250 0 0 April 19 To paid Mrs . Frost the balance remaining in hand on closing the subscription ... 11 1 1 £ 261 1 l Audited and found correct , H . Hetherington , J . Medley . R . MpoaB , Sec . Convention Fond . —Thefollowing sums have bef-n received by Mr . J Cleave , No . 1 , Shoe-lane , Fleetstreet : —
£ s . d . Bird-in-Hand , Stratford , Essex ... ... ... 0 7 4 M . A . Sherman 0 1 0 LongBuckby 0 1 3 Lynn ... 2 6 6 tJury St . Edmunds ... 1 0 Q Kensington and Chelsea 0 10 0 Southwark jcurnejmenr hatters ... ... 1 0 0 Stafford ,.. ... ... 1 5 0 Newcastle-on-Tyne ... 0 10 0 Cheltenham ... ... Lambeth ... ... ... 1 10 0 Finsbury ... 0 12 0 -Nouin hara ... ... 2 12 0 Newport , Isle of Wight 10 0 Tavibtock ... 10 0 Upper VVarley , Halifax 0 5 0 Belton , near Nottingham 0 10 Ladies shoemakers , London .,. ... ... 1 0 0 My tholnaroyd , Yorkshire 1 0 0 Newcastle-on-Tyne ... 2 0 0 Coventry ... ... ... 0 10 0 Bury , Lancashire ... 0 5 0 Oxford ( second sub . ) ... 0 10 0 Mr . Sims , Loudon ... 0 0 6 Exeter ... ... ... 0 10 0 Uldham ... ... ... 1 0 0 Walsall ... 0 10 0 Wellingbro' ... ... 0 5 0 Mansfield ... 0 5 0 Wednesbury ... ... 1 0 0 £ 21 16 7
« 3 r A few working m ? n at Boalougne-sur-Mer have gent me an order for 25 s ., which cannot be cashed , as it is not signed . Will the senders forward me their address , or get another order ? Mn T . Rousse , of Thornton Hall , desires that the 80 s , acknowledged last week should b $ understood to be from Thornton , near Bradford . Mr Wm . Cooper , Peterborough , sends 15 a ., without saying what fund it is to bo devoted to .
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NORTHERN STAR . SJB ,-j-The followln ? declaration was made in the presence of eighteen individuals , whp will all voueh for ita cprrectness John Shepherd , of Salford , Burnley , says— " I am a hand-loom weaver , and for the last eight months the vrnole of our stpek of provisions has been exhausted by the middle of the wiBek , after using the most strict ecpnpmy . .-I have generally gone to work on a Thnrsday morning , and all that my wife , myself , and three children ^ had to subsist on daily , were on ? pint of blue milK , ana one penny oaten cake . Our bedding : was wretched in the extreme . ^ ' 1 was weaving 74 geer , 30 yards long , 56 picks in the inch , for eightpence per cut , and if there appeared the least fliw in tbe work there was an abatement of threepence per cut . We had only two pieces of sheets to both cover us and lay on . My wife became very poorly . I then applied to the relieving officer for some bedding , but was told by Wm that I could not have any . I then sent a woman to desire him t « come and exaaiine my situation , bijt she was told by him that he cyuld do her no good , as he was not a doctor . "I am sorry to say that my wife died on Saturday last , on nothing but a heap of rags ; though it is but justice to say that the surgeon who attended her frequently ordered her a change of linen . The day she died I was cbrnpelled through want , ulong with eighteen other hand-loom wea-vers , to sing publicly in the open streets of my native town ; and niubt saythat the influential inhabitants generally behaved well to us , though we were frea / ubntly annoyed by the rural police . " The relieving officer baa given me a noto for the coffin and dues , but nothing towards the expense of her funeral , or fur any temporary relief . " The forgoing declaration was made in the presence of me John Burrows . Keighley Green , Burnley , and seventeen others , As wituess Biy hand , John Burrows . Burnley , 19 th April , 1842 . aa ^^ :
__ AN ADDRESS TO FEARGUS O'CONNOR , ESQ ., FROM THE CHARTISTS OF BRISTOL , MEETING IN BEER LANE CHAPEL , AND AGREED TO APRIL 18 th , 1842 . Respected Str , —We , the Chartists of Bristol , fully conscious of the . great exertions you for the last few years have ninde , and the sufferings you have endured , in your spirited endeavours to promote the people ' s cause , deem it our duty thus to address you , in order that you may know thei high estimation in which we hold your invaiuable services ; and to shew you , that in spite of all the machinations of yours and our enemies ,
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