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Upper Reira, 384, 882
Valais, 54, 1626
St. Geronimo Aculo, 320 Valladolid, 256
Sweden, 47, 118, 175, 395, 415, Vienna, 56
460, 616, 989, 1138.
Villa Formosa, 1336, 1363
Villa Franca d'Avila, 255
Tagus, 319, 384, 664, 887, 950 Villa de Ponte, 383, 384
Villa Seca, 878
Villa Viciosa, 896
Walcheren, 102, 364, 510
Thomar, 672, 879, 82, 887 Wales, 819
Washington, 469, 468, 472, 473
Werra, R. 217
Weser, R. 55, 116, 217, 1118
Westminster, 716, 818, 1121
Winchester, 289, 813
Xeres de los Cavalleros, 320
Zafra, 1362, 1426
Zamora, 951, 1115
Zealand, 81, 184
Zezere, 319, 384, 666, 879, 887
Zuyder Zee, 217, 602
50 49 94 146 152 136/144 1084!
TABLE of the Number of CHRISTENINGS and BURIALS within the Bills of Mortality,
from January to June 25, 1811. CHRISTENED
10 20 30 40 / 50 60/70 80 90 to Total Buried. Male. Female
to to to to to to 100, Years. 5 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 &c. Males Females January 938 830 401 140
770 690 February 695 694 353
778 740 March 871 891 428 143 52 371375 160 165) 155 137 116 46 5 816
760 782 783 384 116 55) 351 701 101127 131 105) 68 35 5+ 665 568 Mov.. 848 865 138 57) 53109 140 143 137 112 110142
705 781 784 332 93 40 351 71 99 931 811 661 591 20 3 490
502 4,915 14,847 2,306 | 782 12991243/593 793/8391 803172315681244 29 4,258 3,965 Total Christe... 9,762
Total Burials... 8, 223 * One of these aged 102. + One of these aged 103.
Average Prices of CORN, through all England and Wales, and of HAY, STRAW, and FARNHAM
HOPS, in London, from January to June, 1811, both Months inclusive.
Right Hon. Robert Saunders Dundas (now President of the Board of Controul for the AfLord Melville)
2 fairs of India. Right Hon. George Rose
Vice-President of the Board of Trade and
Treasurer of the Navy: Viscount Palmerston
Secretary at War.
Joint Paymaster-General of the Forces,
Secretaries to the Treasury.
Master of the Rolls.
Attorney-General. Sir Thomas Plomer
PERSONS IN THE MINISTRY OF IRELAND.
Duke of Richmond
VOL. XIX. No. 1.)
LONDON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1811.
He who contends for Freedom,
" That eats out all the happiness of kingdoms.” -Thomson.
appeared in the venal prints within the
last week. The Coukier, which seems Tas REGENCY. -Look at the motto, to be the chosen channel of attack and inEnglish reader! Look at the motto! It sinuation against the Prince of Wales, contains a truth, important at all times to has represented, of lute, that is to say, be borne in mind, but especially at the since it was announced that Mr. Perceval present time, and as connected with the had been refused an interview by the conduct, and the apparent views, and ex Prince; since that time the Courier has pectations of public men. - In my last been extremely industrious to find out Number, (p. 1313 of Vol. XVIII) I took a reasons for reviving the limitations of view of the language and sentiments of 1788; and amongst these reasons, is, the the notoriously venal prints with regard hopes and expectations in the Prince, which to a prominent feature in the intended li- appear to be entertained by those, whom mitations to the powers of the Regent ; this venal gentleman chooses to call the and, I think, I left no ground at all for " Burdett gang;" that is to say, all those doubt as to the real object of withholding (four fifths of the people of England) who the Household and Pridy Purse (for, I have wish for a reform of abuses, and, as the seen no exception with regard to the effectual means of accomplishing this, for latter) from the Prince ; nor do I think a reform of the Commons' 'House of Parliathat I left any doubt as to the impropriety ment. - The words of the venal man are of such a measure. I noticed, and, I these :-_When it is considered, that think, I refuted, the revived insinuations “ the gang of Burdett, Cobbett, & Co. against his Royal Highness with regard seem to expect something in their way to his debts and pecuniary embarrass" from an unlimited Regent, we agree ments, which, as I there observed, ought " that the circumstances have changed, nerer to have existed, and which did not “ but the change is in favour of the necessity arise from extravagant expenditure, but “ of restrictions."-So, then, the necesfrom bis having had withheld from him sity of restrictions, in the view of the that which was his due as much as the rents venal and corrupt, is increased by the cire of the Duke of Northumberland, or the Duke cumstance, that those who are for a reform of Bedford, is the due of either of them; of abuses have expressed their expectations, and, I flatter myself that I left no doubt or seem to expect, “ somethiog in their at all with regard to the malignity of the " way" from an unfettered Regency. motives, which dictated the revival of What a compliment to the Prince ! What those insinuations.—I shewed, too, that an argument, with the people, constituthose who had been, and still were, most tionally to oppose the intended limitastrenuous in their endeavours to obtain a
tions ! Here the views of the corrupt, reform of abuses ; those who were most here the views of those vile men who deal desirous to see corruption torn from its in and fatten upon corruption, here the seat, had uniformly reprobated the means views of the people's enemies, are comthat had been used to keep the Prince of pletely exposed. For, though they do Wales in the back-ground, to misrepresent not, in so many words, say, that they bim, to whisper away his character, and wish the Prince's powers to be limited, to deprive him of all weight and conse lest he should promote a reform of abuses quence. — Upon this last topic, which is and corruptions; though they do not di. one of the greatest interest to both Prince rectly say, that they wish to abridge his and people, I think it necessary to say power, to shackle and to hamper him, less sometbing more, especially after what has he should use that power for the purpose
of giving the people a Reform of Parlia- 1 is, that he would be likely to grant as far ment, and effect the great purpose of as in him' lay, those claims, which have putting an end to seat-selling, and all its so long been put forward by the Catholics train of jobs and wickedness and national of Ireland. The Courier of the 29th of degradation and ruin; though they do last month dwells very emphatically upon not, in so many. Jistnia words say, that this point; and, as a proof of the justness this is one of their strong reasons in favour of its suspicions, cites what has recently of limitations; thay here : Clearly discover been said in Ireland with regard to the that such, in fact, is one of those reasons, views of his Royal Highness respecting and, I should not be at all surprised, if what is called the Catholic Question. this was the very strongest of the rea « The Prince of Wales's name is made sons, for which they wish for limita use of at these Meetings in a way which tions.If, then, it be true, that you should be known to the whole empire. ought to avoid that which your eneiny
· His word is asserted to be solemnly pledged wishes you to do, the people must • to accede to the Catholic claims. We see, that they ought, by all the con quote the Speech of Mr. O'Connell, stitutional means in their power, to shew, “ • His Royal Highness's sentiments on that they are opposed to such limitations ; “ this subject were neither concealed nor and, to give his Royal Highness a proof « doubtful. He had communicated them, of their confidence in him. If he, for a " as became him, unequivocally and withyear, or for whatever length of time, be “ out disguise, amongst others, to Cathorestrained, either directly or indirectly, lics of rank and respectability. We from adopting such measures as he would, “ therefore do not proceed on precarious if possessing full powers, be disposed to grounds, when we announce emancipaadopt, the people can, in reason, expect « tion as at hand. The word of the Prince nothing in the way of that change of system, " is pledged; we require not, neither could which every disinterested man, that I have
" we have, any more certain guarantee. ever heard of, has long been wishing for. “We know that his understanding, clear, To act freely, the Regent, like other men, inanly, and unimpaired, cannot be immust be free. He may be, and I hope and poscd on, nor his conscience surprised believe, he would be, disposed to gratify" by any idle or unfounded scruple." . fully all the just wishes of the people, in “ Meaning, we suppose, by this last senthe whole of the kingdom; but if he “ tence, to set the Prince's intellects in opbe hampered with restrictions, how is position to and above that of his venerable he to do any thing which would be " Father. If the sentiments of bis Royal likely to give any satisfaction at all? For, “. Highness be misunderstood by the Cathough he would not, in direct terms, be thoiics, he will, no doubt, feel it necessary prohibited from giving his assent to a mea ".10 state the fact without loss of time.”, sure for the reform of Parliament, for in- Here, again, it is not openly arowed, that one stance, yet, if by means of limitations, object of the limitations would be to prevent such a weight of influence was opposed to his Royal Highness from assenting to any him as to render it impossible for him to measure for the relief of the Irish Catha. carry such a measure, the effect would be lics; this is not openly avowed, but that the same; and he would be compelled to these venal men would wish that object to act upon the system, though, at the same be accomplished by the limitations, there time, he might protest against it. What can, after the reading of this paragraph, the effects of such a state of things would be no doubt at all. What, then, this be, the mind of man cannot conjecture. impudent son of venality, calls upon the The people, therefore, at a time like this, Prince to deny that he wishes to see the when they have more at stake than they Catholics relieved ! He presumes, or has, ever had before, should let their voice be at least, the impudence to affect to presume, heard, in a legal and constitutional way; that it is an offence in the Prince to wish and, should prove to his Royal Highness, for such a measure, and especially to have that they are willing to confide in his wise pledged his word for it, if it came within dom and justice, in spite of all the insinua. | his power; and, this, too, observe, while tions that the venal and corrupt are, in it is well known that Mr. Pile and bis col. their divers sorts of publications, pouring leagues gave the same pledge, in words as forth against him.-- Another of the explicit as men could give any pledge. reasons of these venal men against putting Let us hope, that the difference between fall powers into the hands of the Prince, them and the Prince would be, that his