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To which we shall add " The Set- Dedicated to the Lord Provost, Mating Sun,"

gistrates, and Council of the City.

By Thomas Sommers, burgess, freeLo! where yon western heaven is dyed man, and citizen of Edinburgh, and With golden beams of mildest hue,

His Majesty's glazier for Scotland. The sun descends in blazing pride, And smiling bids the world adica !

· A new volume of the important He smiles prophetic of bis rise,

Travels of Dr Clarke, will be ready More glorious in the eastern skies,

in a few weeks. This volume will All nature to renew.

form the third and last Section of So, when I leave earth's green domain, Part the Second, of the Travels in

May I in smiles its scenes forsake, Greece, Egypt, and the Holy Land, That I but die to live again,

containing an account of the author's And fall asleep more blest to wake! To wake in that immortal clime,

journey from Athens, by land, to Where suns shall know no setting time,

Constantinople ; with a description of Nor second morning break.'

the North of Greece, Macedonia, and Thrace. It will also be accompanied by a Supplement relating to his Jour

ney from Constantinople to Vienna ; NEW WORKS PUBLISHED IN EDIN.

and to a visit to the gold and silver BURGH.

mines of Hungary.

Mr Thomas Moore, the Bard of MHE Field of Waterloo; a poem. Erin, has for some time past been - By Walter Scott, Esq. 8vo. 5s.

engaged on a new and extensive poem, A new and copious Gaelic Vocabu

which may be expected to make its lary. Part II. Gaelic and English.

appearance in the course of the winBy P. Macfarlane. Svo. 58. 6d.

Plan for regulating the rents of land Gen. Alex. Beatson, late governor in Scotland, with equal safety to land. of St Helena, has in the press, in a lord and tenant. Svo. (Cupar, Fife.)

quarto volume, Tracts on various Sub. Account of an improved mode of jects relative to St Helena, written raising Crops of Grain, by means of during a residence of five years, illusa Drill. Barrow. By the Right Hon. trated by engravings. Sir John Sinclair, Bart. 8vo. ls.

We are authorized to mention, that the Parliamentary Debates published by Hansard, contain reports of the speeches of Mr Whirbread, often prepared, always corrected, by him

self. This is an important fact, be. TE are informed, that an octavo cause these speeches so published af.

voluine will soon make its ap- ford more correct details of the opi. pearance, being a Retrospect of the nions of that illustrious patriot than Exterior, or Public Improvements of survive of any of his contemporaries. the City of Edinburgh, from 14th Mr Fox never wrote out but one Sept. 1753, to the 19th Sept. 1815, speech ; and Mr Pitt often declainclusive ; being a series of 62 years, red that it was utterly impossible for commencing with the Royal Ex- him to recollect even the train of change, and ending with the Regent's his ideas, subsequent to the delivery Bridge, and the Gaul; with occasion- of one of his speeches. On being al remarks and observations on these once asked to correct the copy of a improvements, a view of the man. particular speech, he replied, “ that ners, mode of living, and religious and he could trace so little resemblance moral character of its inhabitants. obetween the newspaper report and the

ter.

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

speech

speccb. which he supposed he had pious notes ; an argument on her case, made, that to do himself justice, he by Dr Watkins; her remarkable unmust compose a new speech, for which published correspondence, and singuhe had not leisure.

lar details and original document, An octavo edition is printing of not before printed. The publication Travels to the Source of the Missouri will present a mass of facts of the River, and across the American Con- most interesting description, tending tinent to the Pacific Ocean, by Cap- to develop the mystery in which this tains Lewis and Clarke.

extraordinary case is involved. In a few days will be published, Speedily will be published, a pocket Conversations on the Duties, Advan- edition of Dr William Cullen's Prac. tages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the tice of Physic; containing all the Marriage State; intended as an ac- modern discoveries in medicine, with companiment to the letters lately pub- prescriptions, according to the pomen, lished on the same subject, by J. Ov- clature of the New London Pharmaington.

copæia ; to wbich will be added, a In a few days will appear, the Im- table of the old and new names. portant Results of an elaborate Inves A new edition of the much-esteemtigation into the case of Elizabeth ed Sermons of Martin Luther, accomFenning, the young woman lately ex. panied by a fine full-length portrait ecuted on a charge of poisoning Mr of that great man, from the large Turner's family ; including the offi- German print, is in forwardness, and cial report of her trial, which has not may be expected in the course of the before met the public eye, with co month.

Poetry.

Scots Song.-CLOUDEN BAXK9.

Tune-Banks of Devon.
OH green grows the birk on thy braes,

lanely Clouden,
Fair blossoms the slae thorn, and hoary

Then blythe Autumn waving wi' ringlets

sae yellow, Comes winding the green horn o'er hight •

an' thro' howe; As I hie me awa' to my ain wearie Willie,

Adown the lane glen where thy siller

ha' tree,

waves rowe.

Whan Winter gaes tirling the claes aff thy

woodlands, An' howls in the linn whare thy wild

waters fa'; Our wee things sae çanty, my Willie sae

blyth some, An heart - healin' cheer wiles the lang

night awa'.

And pure fa's the dew on thy bow'rs o'

sweet roses, The bonnie bow'rs dear to my Willie and

me. The banks were a' buskit wi' Spring's fair

est poșies, And love pour'd in wild notes frae green

shaw an' glen; That bless-breathing morn, whan I raise

sae light hearted, The blythe brydal day that made Willie

my ain. Whan Simmer winds sleep on thy braes o'

green breckan, Our bonnie bairns play round the green

fairy knowe, And pou' the wild blooms aff the bow'rs

whare my Willie First warm'd my young bosom wi' luve's

mly lowc.

Sae round the blythe year, in a cozie clay

haudin', Our days giide fou' sweetiy, unclouded

wi' care ; Oh gie us thy blessin', thou Ruler o' heaven, Aa' hearts leel an' gratefu', I spier for nae mair!

T. M. C. London, 30th Jan. 1 1815.

THAMES

THAMES.

But she envies our name; and her ancient

alarms, A FRAGMENT.

For our greatness in art, and our glory in THE Sun in bright meridian pride

arms, Reflects, in Thames's ample tide,

Is the thorn that still galls, till she winces Fair London's turrets bold !

again, Here pond'rous lighters baulk the oar, And the great nation quails to an isle of the And wherries skim from shore to shoro

main ! Bedeck'd with green and gold. Oh 'tis a sight both grạnd and fair,

When Europe had sacrificed freedom, we To see the masts that pierce the air !

know, Mast of size, that masts may claim,

And servilely crouched at the feet of her Here rise from ships of every name;

foe; Of every nation, bulk, and form,

John Bull, deemed so rude, was the mar. To brave the breeze and stem the storm.

vellous knight, First, note we ships from India's coast

Who cherish'd the outcast, and bled for her Which Britain now alone may boast;

right. Americans, with doubtful right, Whether to barter or to fight;

Yes, England may ever exult in that morn, Batavia's barks of fav'rite mould:

When a handful of heroes, of Frenchmen And while we write in winter's cold,

the scorn, Let's not forget that thanks are due, On the green hill of Spain their proud banNewcastle, to thy brigs and you.

ners unfurl'd, What tho' the black’ning culm assail

And rallied the hopes and the hosts of the

World:
The dingy crew in every gale ?
And tho' the canvas, smear'd with smut,
Vies not with Smack of stylish cut ?

Then the conqueror's sun, to great Wel. No gaudy tints are theirs to please

lington set, The eye--but culm in every brecze

And short was the boast, “ he with me In black'ning clouds ascends !

never met !” But what, without thy vast resource,

Ah ! how little he reck'd, that the problem Were London's hearth, and what that force

so true, On which our weal depends ?

. Would be solv'd to his cost on thy field, For, cherish'd in their pitchy womb,

Waterloo !
Their dauntless sons scarce fear the tomb.
Here fain I'd stop, but grace I'd lack,

Yet that day, deem'd so bright, had begun Mention'd I not the Berwick Smack ;

in despair, That weekly bears from Scotland's shore

And ended in doubt had not Britons been Her Sons—that think of her no more!

there ; For, of all towns beneath the skies,

For the foe were determin'd-their leader Fit for the human dwelling,

was brave, The fairest in a Scotsman's eyes

But they found us the rock, and their onset Is London--far excelling!

J. G. the wave.

Oh Albion ! thy Tartans wav'd lovely at

morn, The following Verses, written by MR JOHN

But evening beheld them all bloody and M.DIARMID of Edinburgh, were set to

torn; music, and sung at the ceremony of laying For they shone in the front, and where hot. the Foundation Stone of the Waterloo Mo.

test the fray, nument at New Abbey.

Thy phalanx was ever, like Alps, in the way. I ET Gaul our white cliffs and loud surges And never since war's bloody business has despise,

been, And boast of her beautiful mountains and Were hearts more devoted, or weapons skies;

more keen ; Oh ! our clime may be cold, but we ask of

Marengo and Jena, receding from view, her, where

Like satellites, went on thy sun, Waterloo ! Is man found so noble, or woman so fair ?

777

IS TO BE TREATED.

BONAPARTE.

also), of whatever kind they may be, mus

be delivered up. The Admiral will declare INTERESTING DOCUMENTS RELATIVE TO

to the General that the British Government THE MANNER IN WHICH BONAPARTE

by no means intends to confiscate his pro

perty, but merely to take upon itself the Letter from Earl Bathurst, Secretary of administration of his effects, to hinder him State, to the Lords of the Adoniralty. from using them as a means to promote his

flight. Dozening-street, July 30. 1815.

The examination shall be made in the MY Lords--I wish your Lordships to presence of a person named by Bonaparte;

have the goodness to communicate to the inventory of the effects to be retained Rear Admiral Sir George Cockburn, a copy shall be signed by this person as well as by of the following memorial, which is to the Rear-Admiral, or by the person whom serve him by way of instruction, to direct he shall appoint to draw up the inventory, his conduct while General Bonaparte remains The interest or the principal (according under his care. The Prince Regent, in con. as his property is more or less considerable) fiding to English officers a mission of such shall be applied to his support, and in this importance, feels that it is unnecessary to respect the principal arrangements to be left express to them his earnest desire that no to him. greater personal restraint may be employed For this reason he can, from time to time, than what shall be found necessary faithfully signify his wishes to the Admiral, till the to perform the duties, of which the Admiral, arrival of the new Governor of St Helena, as well as the Governor of St Helena, must and afterwards to the latter ; and if no obnever lose sight, namely, the perfectly se. jections is to be made to his proposal, the cure detention of the person of General Bo Admiral or the Governor can give the ne. naparte. Every thing which, without op- cessary orders, and the disbursement will posing the grand object, can be anted as be paid by bills on his Majesty's Treasury, an indulgence, will, his Royal Highness is In case of death, he can dispose of his convinced, be allowed the General. The property by a last will, and be assured that Prince Regent depends further on the well. the contents of his testament shall be faith. known zeal and resolute character of Sir fully executed. George Cockburn, that he will not suffer As an attempt might be made to make a himself to be inisled, imprudently to deviate part of his property pass for the property from the performance of his duty.

of the persons of his suite, it must be sig“ BATHURST.” nified, that the property of his attendants is

subject to the same regulations,

The disposal of the troops left to guard Memorial

him must be left to the Governor. When General Bonaparte leaves the Bel The latter, however, has received a nolerophon to go on board the Northunber- tice, in the case which will be hereafter land, it will be the properest moment for mentioned, to act according to the desire of Admiral Cockburn to have the effects exa the Admiral. mined which General Bonaparte may have The General must constantly be attend. brought with him.

ed by an officer appointed by the Admiral, The Admiral will allow all the baggage, or, if the case occurs, by the Governor. If wine, and provisions, which the General the General is allowed to go out of the may have brought with him, to be taken bounds where the sentinels are placed, an on board the Northumberland. Among orderly man at least must accompany the the baggage, his table-service is to be un officer. derstood as included, unless it be so consi. When ships arrive, and as long as they derable as to seem rather an article to be are in sight, the General remains confined converted into ready money than for real to the limits where the sentinels are placed.

During this time all communication with His money, his diamonds, and his sale. the inhabitants is forbidden. His compaable effects (consequently bills of exchange nions in St Helena are subject during this October 1815,

timo

use.

time to the same rules, and must remain the flight of General Bonaparte, he mus with him. At other times it is left to the take measures to remove them. The whole judgment of the Admiral or Governor to coast of the island, and all ships and boats make the necessary regulations concerning that visit it, are placed under the surveillance them. It must be signified to the General of the Adiniral. He fixes the places which that if he makes any attempt to fly, he will the boats may visit, and the Government then be put under close confinement; and will send a sufficient guard to the points it must be notified to his attendants, that where the Admiral shall consider this preif it should be found that they are plotting caution as necessary. to prepare the General's fight, they shall The Admiral will adopt the most vigobe separated from him, and put under close rous measures to watch over the arrival and confinement.

departure of every ship, and to prevent all All letters addressed to the General, or communication with the coast, except such to persons in his suite, must b. delivered to as he shall allow. the Admiral or Governor, who will read Orders will be issued to prevent, after a them before he suffers them to be deliver. certain necessary interval, any foreign or ed to those to whom they are addressed. mercantile vessel to go in future to St He. Letters written by the General or his suite, lena. are subject to the same rule.

If the General should be seized with seNo letter that does not come to St He. rious illness, the Admiral and the Governor lena through the Secretary of State, must will each name a physician who enjoys their be communicated to the General or his at. confidence, in order to attend the General in tendants, if it is written by a person not common with his own physician: they will living in the island. All their letters ad. give them strict orders to give in every day dressed to persons not living in the island, a report on the state of his health. In case must go under cover to the Secretary of of his death, the Admiral will give orders State.

to convey his body to England. It will be clearly expressed to the Gene. Given at the War Office, July 30. 1815. ral, that the Governor and Admiral have precise orders to inform his Majesty's Government of all the wishes and representa.

ACT OF THE CONGRESS AT VIENNA. tions which the General may desire to ad. The powers who signed the treaty condress to it; in this respect they need not cluded at Paris on the 30th of May 1814, use any precaution. But the paper on having re-assembled at Vienna, agreeable which such request or representation is to the 32d article of that act, with the written must be communicated to them Princes and States in alliance with them, open, that they may both read it, and when to complete the dispositions of the said trea. they send it, accompany it with such ob. ty, and to add to it other arrangements rebservations as they may judge necessary. dered necessary' by the condition in which & Till the arrival of the new Governor, the Europe was placed at the conclusion of the Admiral must be considered as entirely re. last war, desiring now to comprise in one sponsible for the person of General Bona- common transaction the different results of parte, and his Majesty has no doubt of the their negociations, that they may be såncinclination of the present Governor to con. tioned by their mutual ratifications, have cur with the Admiral for this purpose. authorised their Plenipotentiaries to collect The Admiral has full power to retain the into a general instrument the dispositions General on board his ship, or to convey of greater and permanent interest, and to him on board again, when, in his opinion, join to this deed, as integral parts of the secure detention of his person cannot be arrangements of Congress, the treaties, conotherwise effected. When the Admiral at ventions, declarations, regulations, and other Tires at St Helena, the Governor will, up- darticular acts, wbich are found cited in the on his representation, adopt measures for present treaty. And the foresaid powers sending immediately to England, the Cape having named as Plenipotentiaries to Conof Good Hope, or the East Indies, such of. gress, viz. (Here follow the names and tificers, or other persons, in the military corps tles of the Plenipotentiaries, arranged in the of St Helena, as the Admiral, either because alphabetical order of their Courts.) Those they are foreigners, or on account of their of the Plenipotentiaries who were present character or disposition, shall think it ad. at the close of the negociations, after having visable to dismiss from the military service exhibited their full powers, which were in St Helena.". "

found to be in good and due form, have a. If there are strangers in the island whose greed to place in the said instrument, and residence in the country shall seem to be to sanction with their common signature, with a view of becoming instrumental to the following articles ;

Art.

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