HALSALL, E., Bristol, watch-maker.

Gloucester, Single... 42s. to 50s. HIGGINS, E., Dadley, Worcestersh., batter.

Edam .......49s. to 54s.
LOCKEFT,W.H.Manchester, wine-merchant.

Gouda ...... 48s. to 50s.
LOCKWOOD, T., Huddersfield, woulstapler. Hans, Irish........60s. to 70s.
LOCKWOOD, T. juu., and J. Cockburn,
Huddersfield, woollen-cloth-manufacturers.

RITCHIE, J., East-lane, Walworth, baker.
- SIBEL,J. S., Norwich, veterinary surgeon.

This day's supply of beasts and porkers STONER, T.and T. jun., Berwick, Yorkshire, I was limited; of sheep, lambs, and calves, corn-millers.

tolerably good. The trade, though not to WALKER, J., Tavistock-sq., schoolmaster. | say brisk, was thronghout much brisker than WARINGTON. T., Guilford-st., wine-broker. un many past market days; with beef, prime WEST, J., W. Taylor, and T. Walker, New

small mutton, and veal, at an advance of from port, Monmouthshire, corn-merchants.

2d. to 4d. per stone; with lamb and pork at WHITE, W.F.,Norwich, furnishing-ironmong.

fully Friday's quotations. YARINGTON, W., Śwaffham, Norfolk, Beasts, 1,969 ; sheep and lambs, 19,620; money-scrivener.

calves, 210; pigs, 150.'
· RITCHIE, W., Paisley, provision-dealer.

MARK-LANE.-Friday, June 8.
The arrivals this week are good. The prices

are rather lower than on Monday, .. LONDON MARKETS.

MARR-LANE, CORN-Exchange, June 4.1 Our supplies, since this day se’onight, of

THE FUNDS. English, Scotch, Irish, and foreign wheat, and Scotch and Irish oats, have been mode

3 per Cent. Cons. Ann., shut. rately good : of English, Irish, and foreign flour, rather great ; of English and Irish barley, English and Scotcb malt, Scotch four, TO WORKING MEN AND OTHERS, English oats, beans, and peas, and seeds, from all quarters, very limited

M R. COBBETT will deliver a Third As this day's market was not very nume

| LECTURE on Passing Events, in the rously attended by either London or country INSTITUTION, Theobald's-road, on Tuesday buyers, and most of these were disposed to

of these were disposed to Evening next, June 12, 1832.- The Doors deal sparingly, the trade was, with each kind / will be opened at Seven; the Lecture comof corn, as also malt, pulse, seeds, and four, mence at Eight o'Clock. Admission to the exceedingly dull, at but litile, if any, variation public, 6d.; to Members of the National from last Monday's prices.

Union of the Working Classes, 3d." Rules

| aod Objects” of the Union sold at the Doors, Wheat ....

5ls. to 65s.

One Penny each. Rye ...........

31s. to 33s. Barley .........

24s. to 28s. fine..


323. to 35s.


35s. to 38s.


3ls. to 34s.

A OF JURORS, held at the Crown Tavern, Beans, Old.....

34s. to 36s.

May 4, 1832, John Denny, Esq., Foreman, Tick ......

33s. to 37s.

in the Chair, Oats, Potatoe ....

255. to 27s. - Poland

It was resolved unanimously,--That the

23s. to 35s. Feed ..

18s. to 24s.

following Address be presented to Michael Flour, per sack

..... 55s, to 60s.

Scales, Esq., the rightful and legally-elected

Alderman of Portsoken Ward :-

The Members of the Court of Jurgrs, free

men of London, cannot refrain from assuring Bacon, Middles, new, 45$. to 47s. per cwt. you of their high esteem for the determination Sides, new... 49s. to 52s.

you have displayed in maintaining the rights Pork, India, new....127s. Ud. to Rs. of the freemen of the City of London,-rights Pork, Mess, new ... 67s. Od. to 75s. per barl.which, independent of their manifest justice, Butter, Belfast ....-s. to s. per cwt. have been solemnly recognised by an Act of Carlow .....-s. to --S.

Parliainent passed in the 11th year of the Cork ......--. to --S.

reign of George the First. The iniquity of the Limerick ..-5. to -3,

Court of Aldermen in refusing to swear you Waterford.. 846. to s.

into an office, to wbich you have been twice Dublin ....-8. to-S.

elected by a large majority of votes, is a clear Cheese, Cheshire....54s. to 745.

| denial of justice; and while it violates that Gloucester, Double..52s, to 645. sacred principle in your person, robs the free

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men of the City of London of their legal right | prejudiced judges in the Court of King's to elect their own Aldermen, and thereby Bench this day, and cannot have the pleasure renders insecure every right they possess, of meeting you as I intended; for although either prescriptively or by enactment.

entire strangers to me, your sensible and The Court of Jurors rejoice in your avowed public-spirited address proves you rauk foredetermination to resist injustice, by seeking a most amongst the freemen of London in the reversal of the decree of the despotic Court of knowledge of your civil rights, and imitating Aldermen, whose vile assumption of arbitrary the uoble example of the Ward of Portsoken, power is unprecedented since the passing of have had the courage to come forward publicly the above-mentioned Act of Parliament. to defend them. I am, Gentlemen, Jurors,

The Court of Jurors cannot conclude with- and Freemen of the Ward of Cripplegate out expressing their regret at the great ex- / Without, with the utmost respect, your most pense to which you bave been exposed hy the obedient humble servant, legal proceedings consequent on the nefarious

MICHAEL SCALES. conduct of the Court of Aldermen, as well as To the Court of Jurors of the Ward stating their sincere wishes, that the freemen! . of Cripplegate Without. of this great city will make a common cause with you, in endeavouring to bring to a suc. cessful issue a case which so vitally concerns

To Landowners, Farmers, Corn-Factors, Milthemselves, and which, if neglected, will de

L lers, Maltsters, Butchers, Flour-Dealers, monstrate to the world, that in the land which

Wool-Merchants, &c. &c. is reputed to be the birth-place of freedom, an English constituency may be the slaves of

THE MARK LANE EXPRESS, Agri. their own representatives.

1 cultural and Trading Newspaper, of By order of the Court,

the largest size, price only Seveapepce.J. DENNY, Foreman.

Published every Monday evening, in time for the Post.

In it will be found-The fullest particulars REPLY OF ALDERMAN SCALES.

of Monday's Market at Mark Lane, and all 44, Aldgate, May, 1832. the other Markets, Home and Foreigo, of the Gentlemen, I have read with delight your Week; Meat Markets, and Reports of Pat bold, clear, and comprehensive address to me. and Lean Stock Markets; State of the Wool It has almost effaced the recollection of my Trade, Home, Colonial, and Foreign, Current sufferings in the cause of my fellow-citizens. Prices, &c.; all important matters occurring

When we take notice that amongst twenty- l in the Agricultural and Trading World: à two aldermen there is not one who has not List of the principal Fairs to take place every actively persecuted me at the risk of sacri- ensuing Week ; 'all Improvements, Patents, ficing your elective rights, it lessens our &c. : Concise Statements of the Effects of opinions of sworn representatives, and shows | New Decisions in Courts of Law, and the human nature in its lowest and most despica- earliest Notice of Motions and Bills'in Parliable light.

| ment affecting the interests of Landlords, Where have been those brawlers about | Tenants, Manufacturers, &c.; particular at“ freedom," " rights,” and “ liberties,” tention to all changes in the Laws of moment Waithman, Wood, and Co., who have cozened to the Maltster and Retail Brewer, the Prices and deceived their confiding fellow-citizeus so of Malt and Hops, Wine, Spirits, &c.; and many years ? Dumb as beetles, when the all that can constitute a desirable Family rights of all the freemen of London are at Newspaper and Record of Facts, &c. for the stake; and, like poor Yorick's skull, without inforination and guidance of men of business. one word wherewith to mock their own grin-1 Orders received by tbe Publisher, W. Jenning.

kinson, at the Office, 336, Strand,' Loudon ; Where are the champions of " civil rights,” land by all Booksellers and Newsmen throughand the heroes in the “ cause of liberty"

out the Empire. . amongst your representatives in the Court of Common Council! Like Brutus's boy Lucius,

" The Mark-Lane Express,' a new paper sleep appears to have laid his leaden mace devoted to the agricultural and commercial upon them. Fie on them ! they are things interests, as well as to general intelligeuce rank and gross in nature. We shall have and politics. It is well printed, and apparently plenty of twaddle and bow-wows as the city well couducted, and promises to be a useful saint, St. Thomas, approaches, when their newspaper to persons in trade."-Edinburgh fellow-citizens will once more confide in them,

Chronicle. and they, if elected, will once more laugh at I“ An excellent weekly paper, which should the credulity of the electors.

be in the possession of every coru-merchant Yet, as the freemen of London are governed and general trader.”- Lancaster Herald. by annual parliaments, let every freeman

1 . “ Å new agricultural paper, very approprilook to his own vote, and men will spring up ately named, and very well conducted."who will honestly and fearlessly defend their Mechanics' Magazine. rights aud privileges against an inbecile, yet despotic, Court of Aldermen. I regret very | Printed by William Cobbett, Johnson's-court; aud much that I am compelled to attend before published by him, at 11, Bolt-court, Fleet-street.

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of thousands of industrious people committed to their charge: the day is not named, when this united band of fellows, called " Aldermen and Common-councilmen," who have expended and are yet expending, thousands and thousands of pounds of our money, in order, by chicanery and the delays of the law, to rob the people of PORTSOKEN

WARD of that right of being represented “ IP you do not NOW do your duty; if you « do not NOW drive from you with disdain

in the Court of Alderınen, which their “ tax and tithe-eaters of every description ; forefathers enjoyed for seven hundred “ if you, who will have the votes, do not NOW years, up to these brilliant days of GAL“ do this, you will deserve to be burdened like

ke Loway and Figgins and Key and " asses to the end of your days, and to suffer, vr in all mapper of ways, the effects of the

Charley and WAITHMAN; those united “ hatred of those from whom the votes are bands who, at the close of an election, 6 withheld, and whom you will have so in being compelled by law to declare Mr. $.famously betrayed."-LECTURE AT HULL, SCALES duly elected, meet afterwards March 1, 1832

and declare that he shall not sit ; who, when he appeals to the law to make

them do their duty, is met by sheer TO THE

weight of purse, and that purse filled, ELECTORS OF ENGLAND, not out of their own means, but out of

taxes wrung from us the citizens of LETTER I.

London, and from the people of Port

soken Ward amongst the rest : the day * REFORM FESTIVALS. is not yet named, when this united crew, 1. City of London Wardmongers.

who thus make us pay for obtaining the 2. Irish Reform Bill.

means of robbing us of our rights ; 3. My own Reform Festival.

the day is not yet named, when this

crew are to meet to squander away It is not yet settled what is to be the three thousand pounds of our money, day on which the fellows, called "THE under pretence of rejoicing at the overCORPORATION OF LONDON," mean to throw of the miscreant boroughmonsquander away three thousand pounds of gers, who, miscreants as they are, never our money, in treating and applauding were guilty of an act of such audacious the men who have brought in and passed and insolent oppression as this gluta bill as reluctantly and as grudgingly tonous crew are, at this moment, in the as ever fellow went to a wedding with a act of committing against us the ope halter about his neck; and who have, pressed citizens of London ; for, though even in that bill, shown as great a ha- we know well that the infamous botred of the liberties of the people as it roughmongers robbed the people of was possible for them to show without their rights by a mockery of elections, producing open revolt and a blowing-up we never heard of the people being dia of the system : the day is not yet named rectly taxed for the express purpose of when these bell-wethers of the flocks of paying for the robbery, as is the case of folly mean to make the display of their the people of PORTSOKEN WARD at this own vanity, gluttony, and subserviency very moment, who, having elected one to men in power, and at the same time, man to serve them in the Court of Alof their total disregard of the rights, dermen; haying elected one man by a liberties, and interests of the hundreds kundred and sixty-nine votes against

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seventy-five votes, behold the man of proposing what they call a Reform Bill seventy-five votes seated, and the man of which is manifestly intended in every , a hundred and sixty-nine votes not part of its provisions to narrow, instead suffered to sit : the day is not yet named of extending, the suffrage of Ireland, when this united gang mean to squander and to make that country (containing away three thousand pounds of our about a third part of the population of money in guttling and guzzling with the whole kingdom) infinitely worse reGREY and BROUGHAM and MELBOURNE, I presented than it was before: the day is and the rest of them (who, as all the not yet fixed when this crew are to spend world knows, have passed, even this bill, our money in what they call“ celebratwith the greatest reluctance), and in ing the triumph of the cause of reform." feasting all the bands of pensioners and But throughout the country pretty geplacemen that can be mustered up for nerally there are to be rejoicings; and I the occasion: the day is not yet named | will,by-and-by, state the manner in which when these united crews are to meet I shall testify my joy upon the occasion, and congratulate each other on the I rejoice, not because we have our rights, hitherto success of their efforts to for the Reform Bill gives us, in fact, convert the city of London into a only a part of those rights. I rejoice group of wards, far more rotten than in the triumph of the principle of re.' even GATTON or OLD SARUM: the form, and in the demolition of the rotday is not yet named for the feast- ten boroughs, though it is clearly inings of this crew, who are expending tended to make others in their stead; an our money to rob the people of Port- (intention, however, which will be blown SOKEN WARD of their rights, for these to air before there will be a chance of two reasons especially ; FIRST, because carrying it into effect. I see in this Mr. SCALES defeated their intended Reforın Bill, regarding the Boundary magnificent job for the SLAUGHTER-|Bill as a part of it, every thing that is ING OF CATTLE BY STEAM, which given up to the people, given up as a was to have custus sixty thousand man would give up drops of blood from pounds, and for the “plans" and the his heart; I see in it, at every turn, the printings relative to which we actually foulest partiality towards the aristocracy paid eight hundred pounds; and $&- and the church ; I see, running through COND, because, when Mr. SCALES was the whole of it, a series of endeavours Common-councilman, and when a mo- to prevent the working people from tion was made in the Common-council, having the smallest chance of possessto petition for parliamentary reform, ing influence in elections ; endeavours, Mr. SCALES moved as an amendment, as anxious, as persevering, as spiteful, « That it would be highly inconsistent and as malignant, as if the working“ in this Court to agree to any such pe- people, who create every thing, were

tition until it had reformed itself, see- so many devouring wolves or poisonous • ing that it was now less enlightened reptiles. Why then did I wish this bill

'and far more corrupt than the House to be carried? Because one of two things " of Commons;" a truth more clear or would be the consequence: it would more notorious than which, never came produce that change in the manner of from the pen or lips of mortal man : governing the country which is absothe day is not yet fixed, I say, when this lutely necessary to be produced; or, crew, who expended twenty-six thousand failing in that, it would give the nation pounds of our money in feasting Wel-some vantage ground to stand on in orLINGTON and the Despots, are to expend der tol work out its freedom and salvathree thousand pounds more of our mo- tion. ney in feasting the men who have given But, let it always be borne in mind, us a Bourbon-police with swords at that by the word REFORM, we altheir girdles, who, in time of peace, have ways meant reform for ScoTLAND and raised the standing army to the war-IRELAND as well as ENGLAND, both of standard, who are, at this very moment, which have, heretofore, been far worse

treated, in this respect, than we have and it is a country that must, and been. My readers will do me the jus. will be treated in the same manner as tice to remember the numerous cases in England is treated; or it is a country which I have said, “ by the word Eng. that will keep England, and most justly land, I mean Scotland and Ireland keep England, in a state of constant also ;” and, in this case particularly, Iturmoil, ruin, and misery. Almost as have, over and over again, said, that I soon as the present Ministers came inte must consider all the bills as one enact- power, we saw an augmentation of the ment, and act with regard to them ac- standing army take place, and every cordingly. Now, the Scotch Reform man of sense felt indignant accordingly. Bill by no means does full justice to What! were we not burdened suffiScotland. This is not the place to en- ciently already? “Oh, but look at Ireter into details upon the subject; but land! Look at the situation of Ireland !" the Scotch bill still leaves the working Well; here was another million, or, people of that country wholly stripped perhaps, two millions, added to the of the means of self-defence. By ap- expenses of the year, only because Ireplying the rent standard of England to land was not treated in the same manScotland monstrous injustice is done to ner as England was. The standing Scotland. But, it is with regard to Ire- army altogether costs about ten millions land that the atrocious and insolent in- a year, exclusive of the dead weight. justice appears to be intended to be One-half of the whole of this expense done ; and, if that injustice be done, Iis incurred to make the Irish people will not even stop to try this reform, be submit to a government more oppressive fore I exert every power of my body and than that which exists in England. And my mind to effect a further reform; for, are we now to rejoice at the “ triumph if this injustice be done to Ireland ; if of reform,” when this reform, taken alIreland be, openly and without any dis- together, will make more manifest than guise, still to remain the absolute slave ever the design to make a clear distingof the boroughmongers, it would be base tion between Englishmen and Irishmen? in me to pretend to believe that it would the design, the deliberate contrivance, be right to wait to give this reform a for keeping the latter in a state of abject trial. The Irish Reform Bill, as brought subjection by means of the purses and in by STANLEY, is like STANLEY himself, arms of the former! Are we to rejoige presumptuous, insulting, and offensive to at this ? It is natural enough for the the very senses ; and, it will, if perse- guttlers and guzzlers of that combined vered in, produce every evil, naturally crew who make use of the purses of to be expected from the resentment of a the citizens of London to oppress and most unjustly treated and most grossly degrade their brethren of PORTSOKEN insulted people.

Ward; it is perfectly natural in this . I beg my readers to pay particular at- crew to celebrate a reform, resembling tention to this matter. They have al- that of which they are giving us such a ways observed me 'anxiously labouring very pretty specimen; it is perfectly to convince them of the inportance of natural in them to exult in this new Ireland. If Ireland were like a Swiss mark of degradation inflicted on our canton; if it were like Nova Scotia or brethren in Ireland ; but it would b CANADA, on which so many millions of unnatural and monstrous in any other our money are thrown away; if it were body of persons calling themselves like either of these, then this contemp- Englishmen or Scotchmen. tuous treatment of it might be a matter. It was only last night, 13th June, of less moment. It is like no such a that the Tories joined the Whigs most thing: it is a country with a poulation cordially in preventing the success of half as great as that of England and Mr. O'Connell's exertions to amend the Wales : it is a country of immense pro- bill for Ireland, brought in by the duction; of lands fertile in corn and in hated STANLEY, of whom and of cattle; it is a country of great trade; whose conduct Mr. O'Connell is re

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