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pation? I wave my rights in a case where ANSWER OF THE PRINCESS OF WÝLES TO I am not absolutely bound to assert them,

THE QUEEN: in order to relieve the Queen, as far as I MADAM-I hve received the letter can, from the painful situation in which which your Majesty has done me the hoshe is placed by your Royal Highness; nour to address to me, prohibiting my not from any consciousness of blame, not appearance at the public drawing rooms froin any doubt of the existence of those which will be held by your Majesty in rights, or of my own ivorthiness to enjoy the ensuing month, with great surprise thein.-Sir, the time you bave selected and regret. I will not presume to disfor this proceeding is calculated to make cuss with your Majesty, topics which it peculiarly galling. Many illustrious must be as painful to your Majesty us Strangers are already arrived in England; to myself. Your Majesty is well acanongst others, as I am informel, the quainted with the affectionate regard with illustrious heir of the House of Orange, which the king was so kind as to ho our who has announced himself to ine as my me, up to the period of his Majesty's future sou-in-law. From their society i indisposition, which no one of his Maaam unjustly escluded. Others are ex- jesty's subjects has so much cause to lupected, of rank equal to your own, to ment as myself: and that his Majesty rejoice with your Royal Highness in the was graciously pleased to bestow upon peace of Europe. My Daughter will, me the inost unequivocal and gratifying for the first time, appear in the splendour proof of his attachment and approbation, and publicity becoming the approaching by his public reception of me at his nuptials of the presumptive Heiress of Court, at a season of severe aud uumethis Einpire. This seasou your Royal rited affiiction, when his protection was Highness has chosen for treating me with most necessary to me. There I have fresh and unprovoked indignity; and of since uninterruptedly paid my respects all his Majesty's subjects, I alone am pre- to your Majesty: I am now without apvented by your Royal Highness from ap- peal or protector. But I cannot so far pearing in any place, to partake of the forget my duty to the King and to mygeneral joy, and am deprived of the in- self, as to surrender my right to appear dulgence in those feelings of pride and at any Public Drawing-roon to be held affection, permitted to every Mother but by your Majesty. That I may not, howine.--I am, Sir, your Royal Highness's ever, add to the difficulty and uneasiness faithful Wife, Caroline, P.--Con- of your Majesty's situation, I yield in naught House, May 26, 1814.

the present instance to the will of his

Royal Highness the Prince Regent, an(INCLOSURES.)

nounced to me by your Majesty, and THE QUEEN TO THE PRINCESS OF WALES. shall not present myse;f at the DrawingWindsor Castle, Blay 23, 1914.

rooms of the next month. It would be The Queen considers it to be her duty presumptuous in me to attempt to inquire to lose no time in acquainting the Princess of your Majesty the reasons of his Royal of, Wales, that she has received a com- harsh proceeding, of which his Royal

Highness the Prince Regent for this munication from her son the Prince Regent, in which he states, that her Ma- Highness can alone be the judge: 1:10

unconscious of offence; and in that rea jesty's intention of holding two Drawings flection, I must endeavour to find consorooms in the ensuing month, having been lation for all the mortifications I expenotified to the public, he must declare, rience; even for this, the last, the niost that he considers that his own presence ut her Court cannot be dispensed with; prohibition given to me alone, to appear

unexpected and the most severe; the and that he desires it may be distinctly before your Majesty, to offer my conunderstood, for reasons of which he alone can be the judge, to be his fixed and of those calamities with which Europe

gratulations upon the happy termination unalterable determination not to meet the bas been so long aftlicted, in the presence Princess of Wales upon any occasion, of the Illustrious Personages who will either in public or private. The Queen in all probability be assembled at your is thus placed under the painful necessity of intimating to the Princess of Majesty's Court, with whom I am so Wales, the impossibility of rer Majesty's I beseech your

Majesty to do me an act

closely connected by birth and inarriage, receiving her Roval Highness at her

of justice, to which, in the present cirDrawing-rooms.-CHARLOTTE, R.

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person competent, by acquainting those the power of her Royal Highness to give to Tilustrious Strangers with the ruotives of lier motives; and the Princess of Wales personal consideration towards your Mas therefore entreats the active good offices jesty, wbich alone induce me lo abstam of her Majesty, upon an occasion wherein from the exercise of my right to appear the Princess of Wales feels it so essential before your Majesty! and that I do now, to ber that she should not be misunderas I have done at all times, defy the inil- stood —CAROLINE, P.-Connaught-Place, lice of

my

enemies to fix upon me the May 26, 1614. shadow of any oile imputation which

THE QUEEN TO THE PRINCESS OF WALES. could reader me mworthy of their society or regard. Your Majesty will, I am sure,

The Queen cannot omit to acknowledge hiot be displeased that I should relieve the receipt of the Princess of Wales's note, myseit fro... a suspicion of disrespect to- of yesterday, although it does not appear wards your Majesty, by making public to lier Majesty to require any other reply the catiise of myavsence from Court at a than that conveyed to her Royal Highness's ti:ne when the duties of my station would preceding letter. CHARLOTTE, R. otherwise peculiarly demand my attend

THE IRISH EMIGRANT. i liave the honour to be, your

MR. COBBETT:Joining as we univerMljesty's most obedient daughter-in-law and servant,-CAROLINE, P.

-Con- sally have done in crying down the Connanght-llouse, Mary 24, 1814.

scription under Napoleon.-Labouring as

we so earnestly do to abolish the Slave THE QUEEN TO THE PRINCESS OF WALES. | Trade ; though practising upon so extend

Windsor Castle, Vla: 25, 1814. ed a scale the humane method of imprese The Qucen his received, this afternoon, ing men for the use of our Navy, and justhe Princess of Wales's letter of yester- tifying the measure, so many plausible day, in reply to the communication which arguments, still let us hearken to what she was desired by the Prince Regent to

may

be said on the other side by an imparmake to her; and she is sensible of the tial observer, who had, at last, found an disposition expressed by her Royal High honourable and safe retreat from persecuness not to discuss with her, topics which tion in America. -Callous must be the must be painful to both. The Queen con-heart of him who can, un

nmored, read the siders it incumbent upon her to send a following account of an Irish Emigrant, copy of the Princess of Wales's letter to the written by William Sampson, an Irish Priace llegent; and her Majesty could Barrister, of whom it may be truly asserted, have feit no hesitation in communicating to that while, by bis talents, he shed a lustre tic Illustrious Strangers, who may possibly

on his country, he, by the various

persecube present at her Cont, the circumstances tions he underryent, brought down shame which will prevent the Princess of Wales from appearing there, if her Royal High- ties with which they parsued him were but

upon its oppressors; and that all the cruel ness luaid not rendered a compliance with the expressions of the dread they entertainher wit to this efect unnecessary, by inti ed of his abilities. The volume, containmating her intention of making public thc ing this little specimen of Irish compo:iCause of her absence. CHARLOTTI, R.

tion, being unique in this country, it may TIJE. ANSWER OF THE PRINCESS OF WALES not have been seen by many of your readers, TO THE QUEEN.

and it certainly will be no discredit to your The Princess of Wales has the honour REGISTER. to acknowledge the receipt of a note from THE IRISH EMIGRANT-Born in the the Queen, datod yesterday; and begs per- country of affliction, his days were days of mission to return her best thanks to her sorrow. He tilled the soil of his fathers, Majesty, for her gracious condescension, and was an alien in their land. He tasted in the willingness expressed by her Ma- net of the fruits which grew by the sweat jesty, to have communicated to the Illus- of his brow. He fed a foreign landlord, trious Strangers, who will in all proba- whose face he never saw, and a minister of bility be present at her Majesty's Court, the gospel, whose name he hardly knew. the reasons which bave induced her Royal An unfeeling bailiff was his tyrant, and Highness not to be present. Such com- the tax-gatherer his oppressor. Hunted munication, as it appears to her Royal by unrighteous magistrates, and punished Highness, cannot be the less necessary on by unjust judges: the soldier devoured his account of any publicity which it may be in substance, and laughed luis complaints to

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scórn. He toiled the hopeless day, and at | babes find food, unless the ravens feed night lay down in weariness ; yet noble he them? Oh hard and cruel men ! Oh' was of heart, though his estate lowly. Ilis worse than hellish ficrds ! -inay nui the cottage was open to the poor.

He brake

poor find pity! what's he that now reviles bis childrens' bread and ate of it sparing- them? beshrew bis withered heart.--OL! ly, that the hungry might have a share. Stewart ! 0 West! children of genins ! He welcomed the benighted traveller, and cons of Columbia! where are now your rose with the stars of the morning, to put pencils? Will you profane the bountcous him on his way. But his soul repiace gifts of Nature, in flattering the mighty within him, and he sought relief in change and the great and withhold a nobler aid He had heard of a land wkcre the poor to the cause of the poor and the afllicted? were in peace, and the labourer tlought worthy of his hire ;- where the blood of his

PEACE AND COMMERCE The Dei.' fathers had purchased an asylum. He nitive Treaty of Peace with France being leads the aged parent, whom love grappled at last signed, people will now be expecting to his heart: he bears his infants in his the realization of those innumerable bies

His wife followed his weary steps; siags which they promised themselves on they escape from the barbarous laivs that the termination of hostilities. Upon this would make their country their prison; subject the Courier says, tirat " In return they cross the trackless ocean; they descrg

for the liberality we have shewn to the promised land; and hope brightens the “France, we think she caght to be willing prospect to their view. But happiness is

to
arrange

forthwith 2 Cominercial not for him. The ruthless spirit of perse whether there is any stipulation to that

“ Treaty with us. We have not heard cution pursues him through the waste of the ocean. Shall his foot never find rest,

“elect in this Treaty, or whether any Comnor bis heart reposc? No! The prowling “mercial Arrangements have been or are bird of prey hovers on Columbia's coast.“ likely to be settled.” As to our liberality Waftedon eagle wings,the --- pirate comes; to France, I shall at present say nothing ravishes the poor fugitive frora the partner It will be tirae enough to speak of it, then of his sorrows, and the tender pledges of we are made fully acquainted with the terins their love. See the haggard cycs of a

of the treaty. But with regard to France father, to which nature denies a tear! a being willing to arrange a Commercial stupid monument of living death. Hc Treaty

with

us, I do not see any thing to would interposc his feeble arn, but it is prevent this, providing we are willing to motionless ; he would bid adicú, but his take off the high duties wish we have in. voice refuses its office. The prop of his posed on her productions exported to this declining years torn remorsclessly from country. If we are prepared to do this, L before him, he stands like the blasted oak, hare no doubt the French Government will dead to hope and erery eartbly joy!!! Was

“ furthwith” remove all obstructions to the it not then enough, that this victim of op- duetz. If, however, we are not, we may

importation of our native and foreign propressioni had left his native land to the rapacity of its invaders? Bright le not have then bid adieu to all those drcams of Conbeen permitted to seek a shelter in the mercial greatness in which we have been gloom of the wilderness? No! the ruth-indulging ; Ifor whatever our newspapers less spirit of persecution is not yet sated may say about our pretended liberality to with his sufferings. The torments of one France, it will be seen from the following element exhausted, those of another are now Regulation, that she has actually probi prepared for him. Enslaved to scornful bited the introduction, into her territory, of masters, the authors of his misery, and forced all our staple articles of export ; a me:2to fight the battles of those his soul ahhors. sure, whatever its effects may be on this Death, that relicves the wretch, brings no country, perfectly justifiable on the part relief to him; for he lived not for himself of France, because without it she could not but for those more dear to him than lite. establish a fair and reciprocal competition Not for himself does he feel the winter's as to the productions of her own soil. blast, but for those who are now unpro- PROVISIONAL tected, houseless and forlorn. Where shall his wife now wander, when maddened with FRONTIERS OF FRANCE. despair? where shall his father lay his Count Beugnet, Missionary Councillor wearied bones? where shall bis innocent of State in the Departments of the North,

REGULATION FOR THE ROYAL CUSTOM-HOUSES OF THE OLD

makes known to the public :- That, in pur- goods and means of transport, with a fine
suance of the commands of the Commis- of 500 francs, whenever the prohibitory
sioners of Finance, of the 30th of April laws are violated. The prohibited goods
1814, a line of Provisional Custom-houses which may have been confided to the good
(Douanes) is to be established along the faith of the Douaniers, and deposited
whole of the ancient frontiers' of France, under their protection, shall not be confis-
which divide that country from Belgium ; cated; but those, the import of which is
that, in consequence of the said measure, the prohibited, shall be sent back, and those
laws and regulations of the customs respect- intended for export returned into the coun-
ing export, import, and transit shall be put try--C. BERNARD, Delegated Councillor
in immediate execution ; aud therefore the of the Prefecture for the Missionary Coun-
articles of merchandize imported from Bel-sellor of State, during his absence. - Lisie,
gium into France, or exported from the May 12, 1814.
latter into the former, shall be subject to
duties and prohibitions on exports and im NORWAY.-From the following letter
ports, as sittled by Turifs and Ordinan- of P:ince Christian to the King of Streden,
ces.'Receiving offices shall be established it would scem that the Norwegians are de-
along the whole of the aforesaid new line, termined to resist all attempts to destroy
into ibich goods of all kinds must be im- their national independence :-—“Your Ma-
mediately brought and entered, as prescrib- jesty will not ascribe it to any want of re-
ed by Title 2, ofthe Law 22d August 1791.

spect
in me,

that what I now communicate The articles of merchandise, the importa- to you has been delayed longer than might tion of which into the kingdom is prohibit- secm proper. I could wish that this comed, are principally the following :-Bar munication might be able to clear up every silver and goid, lace, hosiery of all kinds, doubt regarding my respectful sentiments playing cards, tanned or prepared leather, towards you, and the motives of my accoral, spun cotton, linen, woollen, cotton tions. Though I am unable to employ for and mixed stulls of any kind; brandies, ex- that purpose any other means than that cepting these distilled from English wines; which I now make use of, you will not earthenware, compound medicines, wrought wonder that my pen, the only organ of my metals, silk and cotton stuffs, figured' and feelings, expresses them with all the frank. plain muslins, refined uitre, plate, gunpow- ness which I owe, as well to your Majesty der and saltpetre, fullers’-earth, ribbons,

as to the cause which I defend. In commubats, and gauzes, known under the name nicating to your Majesty the proclamation of English ; s023, sea and rock salt, Es of the 19th of February, I make you acsence of Peruvien bark and rhubarb, re- quainted with the feelings which inspire fined candy or loaf sugars, tobacco in the people of Norway, as well as with the the leaf or manufactured, callicoes, glass principles which shall always guide my and chrystal, excepting what is need for conduct. The Norwegian nation is not of spectacles and eye-glasses. The export is a disposition calmly to sacrifice its liprohibited of every kind, of arms, ashes berty and independence ; there is mly of every kind, black cattle, wood, kemp, one voice aniong these mountaineers, horses,' corals, old cordage, cotton-wool, namely, to preserve their wational lwnour. dried and wet hides, snippers, or rags, oak In vain should I bave executed the treaty bark, manure of all kinds, thrcad for cam- of Kiel, in vain attempted to give up the bric and lece-work, known under the fortresses to your Majesty's troops; the name of fil dle mulguinerie, fødder, empty inevitable consequences of such an attempt casks, oil-seeds, corn and flour, and every would have been a general insurrection, thing relating to four which is ranked against the only authority which could preunder that class, seeds, indigo, unspun- serve a people left to themselves from the wool, materials for the manufacture of glue incalculable evils of anarchy. By such a mode and paper, marine stores, money in specie, of proceeding, I should instantly have lo-t the and all gold and silver articles, unprepared have deserved it by deceiving the people in the

authority requisite to maintain order and I should hides, potatoes, gunpowder and salt petre, good opinion which they universally entertain of rock-salt, bacon, and salted meat. The me, that I constantly aimed at their welfare, and

at such a critical miment will prevent disorder. penalties, in case of transgression, are, the I had, therefore, no other choice than either the forfeiture of the goods, with a fine of 200 infamy of abandoning a people whose whole cons francs in the case of defrauding the import | for their good the authority which I had till theo or export duties ; and the forfeiture of the | exercised."-( Netherlands Courant, June 1.)

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[738 SUNIMARY OF POLITICS. “ed corn.”—It is very odd that these opi“ GEORGE Rose, the Friend of the nions, respecting the effect of the Bill, did People." -From a Report of a debate in not occur to Mr. Whitbread before. They the House of Commons, on the 3d instant, did to me from the out-set. I always said, that it appears that Mr. Whitbread made the it was the season; the crop, that must following observations, in presenting a pe- (taxes and currency continuing the same) tition from his own constituents, the people regulate the price. I knew, and I foreof BEDFORD, against the CORN BILL, told, that the Bill, in case of future high $6 Mr. Whitbread said, he had to pre-prices, (which must come if the taxes and " sent a petition from Bedford, signed by paper-money remain), would give that false " 4500 householders, which signatures had direction to the public mind, of which Mr. * been all collected in two days,against the Whitbread speaks. The Bill would have " Corn Bill. He had hitherto becn silent had a sort of mental effect, favourable to " on this question ; but he at this time low price of corn upon an average. For

thought, that the inflamed state of the it would have encouraged the ignorant “ public mind, which arose, perhaps, from farmer to sow; and, as ninety-nine out of “ the long time during which the measure every hundred are of that description, it " had been pending in the House, should would in that way, bave had an extensive do induce the House to put off the final con- effect. Mind, I do not mean to say, that *** sideration of it for the present Session. the farmers in general are ignorant men ; ** There was a very extraordinary leaning of but, that they are, and without any imputa “the public mind against the Bill, and this, tion against their understandings, generally « whether erroneous, as be supposed it to ignorant as to those causes, which produce

be, or just, should have its weight with cheapness and dearness. If the bill be not " the House. In this strange state of passed, as I hope it will not, the farmers

things, the Right Hon. Gentleman op- will now very sparingly. They will keep

posite (Mr. Rose), who had always been less horses and men. They will drain and " esteemed a loyal man, had been called for clear less. Capital, in short, will begin to “ the first time in his life a factions de- be looking another way. The

consequence “ magogne. Nay, he (Mr. W.) had seen will be, that, in case of bad crops, or bad * written on the walls, Rose the friend of harvests, the scarcity will be greater, and " the people!--[a laugh.] A friend of his, the price higher upon an average of years, * who had sometimes been deemed factious, than if the bill had been passed. But,

was now accused of endeavouring tostarve what care I about this compared to the ** the people; threatening letters bad been political effect of the Bill? What is to be * sent on all sides, and what was more he, put in competition with the people's thinking « himself (Mr. Whitbread), had been rightly as to the causes of their sufferings? “ threatened to be hanged for holding his What a lamentable thing would it have * tongue-[much laughing.] He was a been to see Mr. Coke regarded as the cause s friend to the Bill, as a grower and con- of the people's suffering, while those who

sumer; but he thought that two or three fine had fattened upon the taxes raised out of days in thepresent season would have more his estate were regarded as the people's * effect on the cornnurket than any Acts the friends!

Those who have brought for * Legislature could pass. Notwithstanding ward the Bill had the support of the govern* his opinion in favour of the Bill he thought ment, and yet, the farmers not bear all the “it would be most politic to postpone it, be- reproach. The Government is happy in “ cause if there happened to be a bad harvest having an organ, who says little. The part " in the present year, and the price of corn for the landholders to act was that of letting * was consequently to be raised, this effect the thing work. Leaving the Government * would be attributed to the duty on import- to carry the Bill throngh, or not, just as it

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