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Vails.-T. S.

620

Mr. Scott's Letler

652

Mr. Wakefield, Letter III.

652

Enclosure Bill, --M. H.

656

Woodcocks and Snipes

657

658

Mr. Wakefield, Letter IV.

690

Coro against Sugar:

6.96

695

American States.-I. Letter II.

700

Irish Tithes

703

Mr. Pickering's Letter

728

continud and concluded

789

National Defence. -Major Cartwright, Letter II.

755

Corn against Sugar.-S. 11.

Mr. Arthur Young, Letter IV.

Dir. Wakefield, Leiter V.

Corn against Sugar.-W.FS.

783

Mr. Arthur Young. Postscript

818

Corn against Sugar.-1. T.

819

2.

820

Corn Laws. Utopian

822

Curates' Bill.-C. D.

SS4

Bishop of Norwich's Speech on the Romish Catholic Petition

977

Mr. Ro coe and Mr. Fox

1009

Mr. Coke of Norfolk. - Vír. Roope

1010

Tythes

1016

Curates' Bill

1018

ARTICLES BY THE EDITOR.

Portuguese Emigration
Russia. --Reply to remaiks made upon a former Register by a Writer upon the

Continent

9

American States. Lyon's proposition about the Erskine fonds. Bombastical talk

16

American Siares.-A curious debate in Congress. Mr. Mitchell

33

Peace

65

American States.- The English Sailors encouraged to desert al New York. The

public invitation to such desertion, in the newspapers.--The execution of
Mutineers'a: Halifax. President Jeff.

69
Peace.---Passages froin the Moniteur

97
American Siales.-The effect of Orders in Council.-Willaumez's Letter. -Es-
tracis from an American Pamphlet

110

Parliamentary Proceedings. - King's Speech, Ireland, Places in Reversion

* 161

American States.- Enibargo laid

171

India Hemp

,175

Portuguese Emigration

195

Bank of England patriotism

176

Parliamentary Proceedings-Vote of Thanks, American States, Danish Expedi-

tion.—Sir Home Popham and his Court-martial

193

Leiter I. to Mr. Roscoe

225

Letter II. to Mr. Roscoe

257

American States.- Randolph and Wilkinson's quarrel. --Mr. Alex. Baring

268

Proceedings in Parliament. -- Danish Expedition, India Affairs, Curates Suspen->

sion Bill, Droits of Admiralty

2.274

Letter Ill. to Mr. Roscue.- Mr. Fox and the Assassin

321

Proceedings in Parliament.--Orders in Council, Petition relative to Cold Bath ...)

Fields Prison

335

Letter IV. to Mr. Roscoe

353
Perish Commerce.- Observations upon Mr. Young's two First Letters touching
Importation of Corn, and a General Enclosure Bill

365
Orders iš Council.- Jesuits' Bark Debate

i 367

371

385

396
397

Lord Lake. -Sir Francis Burdett's Speech upon the Grant to that Family - The

Speeches of others

Lord Lake.-Mr. Paull's publication relative to his Income

Mr. Steele
Army.--Clause in the Mutiny Bill to do away the Limited Service

Orders in Council.-Meeting of American Traders.—Sir Juho Newport and his

primum

Orders in Council.- Petition from the American Traders.-Mr. Alex. Baring.

The close connection of the Barings with America.– Debate upon the

subject of America.---Mr. Gratian's errors upon the subject.

Army:-Sir Francis Burdett's Motion relative to the Cashiering of Officers.-De-

bate upon the Subject

Portuguese Merchants' Claims

Orders in Council. -How they affect America. The justice of them

Lord Wellesley.--A motion respecting his conduct by Lord Folkestone

Westminster Election. The result of the Petition of Mr. Sheridan against Lord.

Cochrane

American States - Description of their Leading Men, from their own Publica-

tions.--Effect of the Embargo

General Whitelocke

American States.-Debate in the House of Lords.-Divers paragraphs from the

American Papers.--St. Tammany.-American Language.-Gross abuse

of England and the King

Reversion Bill. - Proceedings in the City. -Debate in Parliament

India Affairs

Spain

American States. - Answer to the American Merchant.--The Order in Council

for letting Americans go to the West ludies

Curates' Siipend Bill

Corn against Sugar

Woodcocks and Snipes

Americao Movies

Mr. Scott's Letter

Corn against Sugar

Letter to the Hampshire Freeholders

Corn against Sugar continued

Sir Home Popham

Lord Oxford

Corn against Sugar.--- Meeting in Norfolk, Petition from Royston, Report of the

Committee, Mr. A. Young's evidence

Corp against Sugar

Local Militia.-Sir F. Burdeti's Speech upon the Plan

West:ninster Election --The High Bailiff's action and Sir F. Burdeit's application,

to Parliament

Population.--Answer to Mr. Young

Mr. Palmer's Claim

Corn against Sugar.- Debate

Westminster Election Anniversary

Westavinster Election Report, and a Debate in Parliament upon the High Bailiff's

demand

Pitt's Birth Day

American States. The published Correspondence, relating to the Points in Dispute

with England

Spain

865

872

Cow Poxi:

Post Chaise Work

American States

Spanish Revolution

Mr. Roscoe and Mr. Fox

Mr. Palmers' Claim

897

GOG

901

965

907

9,3

993

1010

1003

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Table of the Number of Christenings and Burials within the Bills of Mortality, from December 1807, ta

Miay 1808, iuclusive.

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Vol. XIII. No. 1.LONDON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1808.

[PRICE 10p.

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London press.

It is the boast of the partizans of the late minister, William Pitt, that the Commerce of England was doubled during his administration. When he became minister, the interest of the National Debt (paid annually out of the taxes) amounied to something more than nine millions of pounds sterling ; and, at the close of his administration, it amounted to more than twenty four millions of pounds sterling --During his administration, he added five-fold to the Assessed Taxes; be created the Income Tax; and, by what is called the land Tax Redemption Act, he made that tax perperual, and caused the alienation for rives of a considerable part of the property of the Church and of all charitable foundations. During the year after be became minister (1783) the money paid on account of the Poor, in England and Wales, amounted to 2,004,238 pounds, the average price of the quartern loaf in that year, being sixpenæ three farchings; and, during the year 1803 (two years before the end of his career), the money paid on account of the loor, in England and Wales, amounted to 4,267,965 pounds, the average price of the quartein loaf, in that year, being vinepence farthing. -During his a ministration, the pct of “ Habeas Corpus," or personal-safety act, was suspended for several years together. When he died, in January, 1806, the parliament came to an unanimous decision to cause his Dcbes, to the amount of 40,000 pounds, to be paid out of taxes raised upon the people; and, further, caused him to be buried at the public expense, and voted a monument in honour of his memory, in Westminster Abbey Church, also at the public expense, and that too, upon the ground of the services wbich he had rendered the county. 1)

SUMMARY OF POLITICS. ed joy at the event ? Napoleon is not very PORTUGUESE EMIGRATION. I think, much in the habit of doing that which he that enough was said, in my last Number, foresee's will procluce good to us. But, I to dissipate all the bubbles, which the full agree, that his opinions are no role whereby grown babies of the London press bad been, for us to judge of what is for our good. I for several days, blowing out for the amuse- agree, that the case must rest upon its own ment of oibers like themselves; but, since intrinsic merits; and, I think I have shown, the writing of the article here referred to, in my former article upon the subject, that I have seen some instances of their frothy the emigration cannot, in all probability, fully that I cannot forbear to notice. Upon tend to our good. Of an opinion widely this occasion, as well as upon all others, the different, however, are the wisemen of the two factions are opposed to each other ; but,

The Courier says: “ The this is one of these events, which both re escape of the royal family of Portugat present as auspicious for the country, and, " from the grasp of the tyrant, and the of course, the point in dispute is, which prospects which that event opens to our faction has the merit of it. If merit there view, have produced the greatest satis: be, however, it manifestly appears, that to faction. Already has commerce directed neither of them does it belang; for, the “ its attention to the Brazils, and several letter of our envny, Lord Strangford, as “ ships have been engaged to convey thither well as that of Sir Sidney Sinith, our admi- " the produce of our industry."--I doubt ral, leave it clearly to be inferred, that, if

it not. There needs no assurance on the the Prince. Regent of Portugal could have part of this writer to convince me, that the remained upon the terms of joining Napo

event has produced great satisfaction amongst leon against England, he would have re- the inhabitants of Finsbury Square and mained; and, indeed, to je satisfied of this, Thames Street ; nor have I the least doubt, wltat bave we to do but to refer to his hostile that the Brazils will soon become a grand proclamatiou? But, Napoleon would not out-let for the prodece, or fruits, of the suitur him to remain upon hcre terris ; so industry of the people of England, having

that the merit of the enigration, for which indeed, shows, in my former Number, that "the two factions are quarrelling, like tuo a good round snm out of our taxes will be dogs for a bone, belongs to Napoleon, or,

wanted to support the new government of if it must be divicked, the Prince Regent is

her most faithful majesty, But, I see, inz -the only one who has any fair pretensions to

this, nothing to give me satisfaction, and a share. And this being the case, Napoleon nothing that ought to give satisfaction to having been assured, that an epigration to

any man, who has the good of England at the Brazils wonld be the consequence of his

heart.-The Morning Chronicle, as if he refasing to suffer the Prince to reign in Por- were pitted for a wager against his “ braintugal, is there not some reason for us to he- “ less brother,” says : " there is at this silate, before we give way to such unbound- “ moment actually cut down in the Brazils,

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ar timber sufficient for the construction of colonists of other nations. But, supposing “ 20 sail of the line. Our West India all this to be overbalınced by the advantage “ islands can be amply supplied from the of getting the lumber from a country other “ Brazils with provisions, lumber, and than the American States. Yet, what good

every article of necessity." Tim- is this grand event to us in this respect? We ber for twenty sail of the line! What have another of our own, Nova Scotia, was it cut down for ? And who cut it covered with all sorts of wood, froin the down? The event, which has now pine to the hazel, and we have, neverthetaken place, could not have been antici. less, found, that it is impossible thence to pated in the Brazils; and, if it had, draw the lumber necessary for our West In· whence were to come the hands to cut down dia colonies. The reason is, that we have the timber? The whole of the population not there a sufficiency of spare population to does not surpass half a million of souls, prepare the lumber for the West Indies, and scattered over an immense territory. The we never shall have as long as the banks of Europeans do not work, and the African the Hudson, the Delaware, the Potomack, slaves are employed in raising them provisions the Ohio, and the Mississippi invite to the and in working the mines. It would re- tilling of a climate more genial. By comquire, I should think, one half of the pelling the West India colonies to receive no working population to be employed for a lumber except from Nova Scotia and New whole year to cut down and rough-hew time Brunswick, we should, doubtless, induce ber sufficient for twenty ships of the live, people to reside in the last countries; but, supposing a sufficiency of the various sorts as their food would cost much more laboor of timber to be found in the country, which to raise it than it costs to raise food for the is not the case. And, if cuie half of the hewers of wood in the Arnerican States, the working population were employed in this lumber would come at an increased price to way, is it not evident, that one half of the the West India planters, English West In. people must cease to eat ; or, that one half dia produce would be dearer than the proof the mines must cease to be worked ? duce of the West India colonies beiongThis assertion, therefore, respecting the ing to other nations, what we used of it in timber cut down in the Brazils, is not less England we should be obliged to give more silly than false. Still, however, it is, as to of the fruit of our labour for, and, as to both these qualities, far surpassed by the as- foreign countries, there our planters would sertion respecting the capability of the Bra- be undersold by the planters of every other zils to supply our West India colonies " with nation. This is the reason why our West “ provisions, lumber, and every article of India islands have not been supplied with “ necessity.” The Morning Chronicle will lumber from our own American colonies ; say it is wfair if I suppose him to include and, leaving the difference in distance out of amongst articles of necessity, the clothing the question, the same reason exists with and hardware requisite in the West Indies ; respect to the Brazils, where the population and, therefore, I will suppose him to mean is short of half a million at the end of two only the wood necessary for buildings and hundred years ; and, into which there have for cooperage, and the food necessary for been imported from Africa, during that the people to live upon. First, as to the time, not less than two millions of negroes. wood, the inhabited part of the Brazils is at The population of the Brazils is a forced poa distance from the centre of our West In- pulation, a population kept up by importing dia colonies, five times as great as that which men into the country, by purchasing men ndivides those colonies from the centre ports to live and work there ; and I leave the of the United States of America, or from reader to judge of the understanding (or Nova Scotia ; so that, supposing there to be learning) of the man who asserts, in the a spare population in the Brazils sufficient most unqualified manner, that our West Infor the preparation of the several sorts of dia colonies can be supplied with lumber by Jumber; supposing there to be a suffi. a country, where each workman costs, upon ciency of saw-mills and of other convenie an average, at the first purchase, two hunencies under the scorching suns of the Bra- dred guineas.But, it it be so grossly abzils; and supposing there to be iron and surd to assert that the Brazils are capable of shipwrights in abundance in that country, supplying our West India colonies with lumthe lumber must arrive in the West Indies ber, what shall we say of the other proat an expeuse which would soon cause the position of this writer, namely, that they plantations to be deserted, English sugar are capable of supplying those colonies with: necessarily being quite unable to bear a mo- provisions ? First, what are the sorts neat's competition with that raised by the of provisions, with which the West India

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