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remarkable and singulas instances of voSHORTLY will be published, the Life of luntary human suffering, with various in. William Lord Russell, with some account teresting occurrences. of the times in which he lived, by Lord A translation of Marshal Bassompiere's John Russell.
Ас ount of his Embassy to London, with Tlie Speeches are announced of the Right notes and commentaries, describing the Hon. John Philpot ('urran, late Master of Court ot England in 1626, is printing. the Rolls in Ireland. His speech on the A Lecture on Dropsy will speedily be trial of the Sheareses, and other speeches published, by George Gregory, M. D. Li. never before collected, will appear in the centiate of the Royal College of Physicians volume.
in London, and senior physician to St The translation of Guille, on the Amuse- James's Dispensary. ments and instruction of the Blind, will The second and concluding volume of appear in a few days.
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proved, and greatly enlarged edition of his A new satirical novel is forthcoming, en Treatise on a Section of the Strata, comtitled, London, or a Month at Stevens's, by mencing near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and a late resident.
concluiting in the west side of the Moun. Mr Bellamy's New Translation of the tain Cross Fell ; with Remarks on MineBible, from the original Hebrew, includ ral Veins in general; also Tables of the ing the Books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Strata in Yorkshire and Derbyshire. To part of Numbers, will be published in the which is added, a Treatise on the disco. course of this month.
very, the opening, and the working of Mr T. Yeates, late of All Souls' Col. Lead Mines; with the dressing and smeltlege, Oxford, and author of the “ Collation ing of Lead Ores ; illustrated with several of an Indian Copy of the Pentateuch," &c. additional plates. is now printing a Syriac and English Gram Rosalind and Helen, a tale, with other mar, designed for the use of British stu poems, by P. B. Shelly, Esq. dents. The work was originally composed at the request, and under the inspection, of the late Rev. Dr Buchanan.
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AMERICA. altering the election law; and considering UNITED STATES.- The New York pahow deeply the interests of France are in pers of the 23d January contain a report volved in this questions and how intimately from the committee on military affairs, preconnected the affairs of that country now sented to the House of Representatives, in are with those of Europe, the matter cannot which they express the most decided dis. be regarded with indifference, although, ge- approbation of General Jackson's conduct, nerally speaking, the controversies of parties reprobating the execution of Arbuthnot in France are of little interest in this coun. and Ambristie in the strongest terms, and try. At present the law of elections is so pronouncing the assumption of power by modified as to secure and give permanence the Court Martial on this occasion as
to wliat may be called the revolutionary in- wholly unauthorized by law, usage, or terest in France.
by any existing necessity. The commitSPAIN.-The Government of this coun.
tee proposed to the House a resolution distry has published an official declaration, approving of the conduct of General Jack. that all those foreigners who are taken in son. The report was ordered to be refer. South America fighting on the side of the red to a committee of the whole House. insurgents will be put to death as traitors; The American papers also furnish us and it is also announced, that the most ri- with a copy of the treaty between Britain gorous measures will be adopted against and the United States, regarding the norththose who shall supply the insurgents with ern boundaries, and the limits of the fish. arms or ammunition, and shall be found o. eries, concluded in London on the 20th therwise aiding them in their resistance to the October, and ratified on the 30th of Januamother country
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fish on the coasts of North America and EAST INDIES.-The Madras papers of Newfoundland--the line of demarcation bethe 3d of October last bring gratifying ac- tween the British possessions and the tercounts from Ceylon. They confirm a report ritories of the United States—and the exwhich had previously reached this country, tension of the existing commercial conthat the pretender to the throne of Candy, vention for ten years longer. No arrangeand his minister Kappiti pola, have been cap ment has taken place respecting the matured. This, as "might be expected, has ritime questions on which the two powers had the most beneficial effect in allaying are at issue, and they have therefore wisethe rebellious spirit so prevalent arnong a ly separated this, which is now happily a certain class of the natives. In every pro- merfly speculative controversy, from mat. vince, the people of all descriptions were ters of practical importance, which required hastening to submit, and to give the surest a more speedy adjustment.
HOUSE OF LORDS.- In this House nied by a recorded opinion, that it shoud scarcely any business of public interest oc not be considered as implying any approcurred during the last month. On the 25th bation of the conduct of Sir Thomas HisFebruary two Committees were appointed, lop, in having caused the Killedar or comone to inquire into the state of prison disci. mandant of the fort of Talnier to be exepline, and the other into the condition of the cuted, because some of his men offered rechildren employed in cotton manufactories. sistance after the fortress had capitulated, On the 3d instant, the thanks of the House but should merely apply to the great miliwere voted unanimously to the Marquis of tary services of Sir Thomas. On the subHastings, and the officers and troops under sequent 'evening the tharks of the House his direction, employed in the late war in' of Commons were voted with the same te India. The vote of thanks was accompa. servation.