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Table containing the Prices of Bullion and Coursrs of Exchange, from the 30th of August to Sept. 27th, 1814, shewing the Intrin

sic Value of Bullion in Great Britain, und the Intrinsic Pars of Exchange, according to the Mint Regulutions for the Value of Gold and Silver at the respective Places ; shewing also the extreme High Price of Bullion, and extreme Courses of Exchange, occasioned by the extended commercial Proscriprion that prevailed throughout Europe in the years loll, 181%, und 1813.

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Portuguese Gold in Coin. per ounce

875. Do. in Bars standard, do.

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865. 86s. New Doubloons,

875.

1838.60. 86s.60.835. 60.635.6d.
Silver in Bars, standard, do,

62d.
8411,

69d.

. Osd. New Dollars, do.

594d.

84) 680.

66d.

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Courses.
Hamburg bills at sight or on demand, per Pound Sterling - 34 3 3 1 35

23 130 681 832 233 1132 832 832 8 32 732 5
Do. at two and a half or three months date, do, - 34 9035 || 23 9 31 32 232 833 783 133 1 33 1 33 32 10
Paris, at sight or on demand,

25 21
73 17 15
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Amsterdam, at sight or on demand, do.

- 37 5 0 | 38 | 29 8 834/35 2034 2035 835 835 835 135 135
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- 37 10 0 38 6 30 0 133 813 6 2135 2106 036 036 01:35 4 35 035
Rotterdam,

- 11 4 5 1185 9 6 ||10 3 10 10 10 16 10 10 10 1811 110 17 52 Leghorn, 'ence Sterling per Pezza, or Current Dollar

1 16 67 | 61 55 54 53 52 52 52 52
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150 1494 495 49
Venice, Livre per Pound Sterling

| 47 5
Naples, Pence Sterling per Ducat

57 | 43.5
Cadiz, do. per Piastre or Current Dollar

3 39 22

40 140
Lisbon, do. per Mirea

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DAILY PRICES OF STOCKS, FROM AUGUST 20, TO SEPTEMBER 24, 1614, BOUI INCLUSIVE.
1314 I Bank 13 per Cil: per Cora per Cts per Ct 5 pes Col Long 1 Irish 13 per Cty Imp. Second | India So. Sea So. Sea New S15 per Cr.3per Dy Consol e
Days Stock. Reduc. Consol. Consol. Navy: 1797. | Anns. 5 per Cel Imp. | Anns. Om. 1814 Stock. Stock. Anns. Sea An. Ind. Bon. Ex. Bills. for Ac. Tickets.
Aug.20 1257 25606 6 46652*3$ $1904 5

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1 254 25365 165

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13 12 pr. 5 pr. par 66 5. Do, 963 2 dis.

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• 3 per cent, Reduced, and 4 per cent, Consols, sell as above, with the Dividend for the opening.

All Exchequer Bilis dated prior to the month of August, 1813, have been advertised to be paid off, and the interest thereon has ceased. N. B. The above Table contains the highest and lowest prices, taken from the Course of the Exchange, &c, originally published by John Castaign, in the year 1912, and now p lished, every Tuesday and Friday, under the authority of the Committee of the Stock Exchange, by

JAMES WETENHALL, Stock-Broker, No. 1, Capel court, Bartholomew-lane, London, I

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THE

NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

No. 10.)

NO EMBER 1, 1814.

Vou. II.

MONTHLY MAGAZINES have opened a way for every kind of inquiry and information). Tie intelligence and discussion contained in them are very extensive and various; and they have been the means of tiffusing a general habit of reading through the nation, which in a certain destee hath calar ged the public understanding. RERE, too, are preser ed a nultitude of useful hints, observations, and tacts, whiclı otherwise might 11. ve nerer appeared.Dr. Kippis.

Every Art is impruced by the emulation of Competitors.--. Dr. Johnson.

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.

On the inQUISITION and the JESUITS. that tremendous engine of persecution, To the Editor of the New Monthly , Magazine. which had for several ages been the SIL,

disgrace of their country, and an object TWO circumstances have resulted of detestation to the enlightened parë of from the great change lately effected in the world. It would confound the inthe political state of Europe, neither of genuity of the subtlest casuist in the which I am convinced could have been church of Roine to frame a plausible aranticipated by any intelligent observer, gument for the original establishment of tor, as I should hope, will either of then this institution, but it would be a downbe contemplated with satisfaction by the right insult upon the common sense of people of this country, whatever may be mankind to offer an apology for its retheir religious divisions or party preju- rival at the present era, wlico every thing dices. The indifference, however, with ought to be done by the different powers which these events have been treated, is of Europe to remove or correct those far froin doing credit to our judgment or abuses which have in fact endangered liberality; for though we are not war their very existence. By bringing ranted in meddling with the internal po thought into a state of bondage, the relicy of other states, yel where regula- Storers of the Inquisition inay contrive tions cake place which may affect re- perhaps to maintain the craft of superinotely our national honour and inte sition for a wbile, but let another levo, rests, it becomes us at least to give a lution break out, and they will find to public expression of our sensibility, if it their cost that the light thereby kindled be only to prevent the evil from spread will be as quick and destructive as the ing beyond its present times. Having fire of heaven. The Holy Office, as this doue so much for the independence of invention of Dominic is impiously termthe Spanish nation, and accomplished ed, may succeed in impeding the proby our exertions the restoration of its gress of inquiry in Spain, and in keeping Jegitimate monarch, we bad surely some for some time longer the people there in claim to the gratitude of that govern- a state of mental vassal:ge, but the very Inent, and a fair right to stipulate in be- means which bigotry has thus adopted half of those persons who at a great risk, will tend to weaken the papal influence and with infinite trouble, exercised the in other countries, and to bring the civil and legislative functions duiing, credit of the Romish religion into disrewhat may properly be calicut the inter- pute, even ainong those who have derived reguum. Wble onr blood and treasures its tenets from their parents and instrucwere expended largely for the liberation tors. For ourselves I should hope, that of that people from a foreign yoke, the the present proceedings of the head of royal fainily and the heads of the present that church, will have the effect of ministry were remot: from thic ficid of making us cautious in trusting to any contest; so that the country being left professions which may come from that in a state of anarcliy might have failen an quarter, tending to recommend a change easy prey to the usurper, had it not been of our legislative system in favour of for the protection which we gave to the those who regard the papal decrees as Cortes and the regency, witis whoin we the mandates of Christ. One of the of courye were under the necessity of first acts of his Holiness on the recovery holding a regular diplomatic intercourse. of thc pontifical throne, has been to Among other juclicious measures adopted sanction the restoration of the Inqui. by the representative assembly in Spain, silion in Spain, though he well kue w was that of abolishing the Inquisition, that such a measure must be particularly NEW MONTHLY M10.-No. 10.

Vol. II. Ss

302

Dr. Watkins on the Inquisition and the Jesuits.

(Nov. 1,

offensive to the nation which had re were not in communion with the church placed Ferdinand on the throne of his of Rome, sent many learned men and ancestors, and given to Rome its con- preachers to those parts, hoping by their clave and its chief. The very reason sermons to have converted those who assigned for the reorganization of the In- were in error, and to bring them back to quisition in Spain is an addition to the the way of truth; but such was their iniquity of the deed, for the royal edict misfortune, that instead of reaping fruit justifies the act on account of the foreign by their diligence, these missionaries, sectaries who for some years have been who were sent to give light to others, respread over the Peninsula. This is the turned home blind themselves." In liberal manner in which the Spanish go- another place the same writer saysvernment treats our brave veterans, after “ All the prisoners in the Inquisition of shedding their blood to purge that soil Valladolid, Seville, and Toledo, were of an unprincipled horde, who entered persons abundantly well informed. I into the kingdom by treachery and sub- shall here pass over their names in sisisted there by plunder. But now, lence, that I may not by their bad fame when the great work of deliverance is stain the honour of their families; so accoinplished, and the schismatics have nuinerous, however, were they, that had placed the tiara on the head of the pope, the check which was put to the evil been the first use made of his authority is to delayed two or three months louger, I expose his deliverers to the fangs of am persuaded all Spain would have been those who will do what they can to bring put in a fiame by them.” The first victhem to the stake. These sectaries, as tim who fell upon this occasion was Mr. they are called, which is a soft word for Nicholas Burton, an English merchant heretics and infidels, will receive no at Seville, in which city he was burnt more indulgence from the holy inquisi- and all his property seized. His friends tors, than the unfortunate Spaniards who and creditors in London, on hearing of may chance to have been perverted by his misfortune, sent out one Mr. Framptheir conversation, or corrupted by their ton, a Catholic, to recover his papers and books and language. Should an English effects; but the officers of the Inquisiresident in any part of that kingdom take tion, after putting him off from time to upon him to read the bible to his do- time under various frivolous pretences, mestics, or enter into free discourse on laid hold of hin at last on a charge of religious subjects with his neighbours, heresy, and it was not without conside he will stand a pretty good chance of rable difficulty that he escaped the fate being visited by the famiiiars of the floly of his countryman. The plea for reOffice, in which case the name of bis viving the Inquisition at the present country would prove but a sorry protec- tiine is of the saine nature with the tion. It deserves remark that in the apology which the Spanish historian sixteenth century a terrible persecu- makes for the persecution in his day; tion rayed in Spain, excited by the In- and therefore whatever changes may quisition, chiefly against many noble and have taken place in other respects ao learned persons, who, as having lived in incontrovertible but melancholy eviGermany and England, were suspected dence is here given, that the church of of being contaminated by the poison of Rome remains the same, being neither Lutheran principles. An ecclesiastical improved by benefits, nor softened by historian of that very cominunion who calamity. But to put the matter beyond Tived a: this time in Spain has the fol- the possibility of cavil, let us turn to the lowing remarkable observations:-" In other remarkable circumstance which foriner tiines the prisoners that were has characterized the restoration of the brought out of the Inquisition to be sovereign pontiff to the chair of St. burnt were mean people, and of a bad Peter. When Clement XIV. was urged race; but now in these latter years, we by the princes of his own communion to have seen prisons, scaffolds, and stakes, issue a bull for the suppression of the filled with illustrious persons of noble fa- Jesuits, he acted with great deliberation, Inilies, and, with others, who, as to all out- and it was not till after a diligent and ward appearances, had great advantages impartial inquiry had been made into over their neighbours, as well for their all the charges brought against this ce learning, as for their piety. Now the lebrated order, the members of which fountain of this, and of inaviy more evils, neither wanted the ability nor the means was the fact that our Catholic priuces, of conducting their defence, that this owing to their greit a:lection for Ger- mild and virtuous pontiff promulgated many, England, and other countries that the decree for its extinction. As a con

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