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lieve it is confined very much to their own com- | our colonies, but the government do not encourage through any apprehension of evil. Facts forts, and I should not have doubted it at all if I | it.
establish the principles of the abolitionists. had not met by accident with a parliamentary
“If the investment of capital in the cultivation The providence of God unites with the dictates American paper, not very long ago, in which the of sugar by free labour in Hayti would be profita
of his holy word; and woe will be unto those Americans say, that the export trade to Hayti,ble to individuals, and as it would also be profita.
who, at such a time and in such circumin domestic products, amounted to 1,251,910 dol ble to the state that capital should be so invested,
stances, refuse to exert themselves on behalf lars, equal to the whole of our exports to Russia, how do you account for capital not being so in
of the oppressed !
T. Prussia. Sweden and Norway, Denmark, Spain, / vested ?-The insecurity of the country; they and Portugal.'”
have been hardly out of a state of revolution yet ; Admiral Fleming was examined before the it was during the period I visited St. Domingo the
A COMMON CHARACTER. last time that the Spaniards made a claim upon | Not altogether wicked, but so weak, Commons' Committee on the same points:
them for the Spanish half of the island, and they That greater villains made of him their tool; “ Can you give the committee any information were obliged to raise a large army to defend the Not void of talent, yet so much a fool as to the industry of the inhabitants of Hayti ? - country, which prevented their attending to culti- | As honour by dishonest means to seek; During the year 1827 I understood there was con vation."
Proud to the humble, to the haughty meck ; siderable difficulty is getting labourers, but after
The extent of our quotations prevents us
In flattery servile, insolent in rule; wards I heard of none; both white and black from dwelling on the conclusion to which the
Keen for his own, for others' interest cool; people assured me, that there was no difficulty in
Hate in his heart, and smiles upon his cheek :facts of this case so irresistibly lead. The past getting people to labour, and they appeared to me
This man, with abject meanness joia'd to pride, to be industrious. progress and present condition of the black
Was yet a pleasant fellow in his day ; “Did they work for wages ?-Yes. population of Hayti assure us of the safety
For all unseemly traits he well could hide, “ Did they work by compulsion ?-No, I never with which slavery might be abolished through- Whene'er be mingled with the great and gay : saw any people working by compulsion; I have out our colonies, and will leave us without | But he is buried now-and, when he died, been told that deserted soldiers, and people who excuse if we defer this work of righteousness | No one seem'd sorry that he was away! were vagabonds, worked by compulsion ; people who were about the country, without any fixed residence, or any fixed employment; what would be called vagabonds or vagrants in this country.
"Were they kept to work under the lash ?No, I never heard of that.
"Are you aware that there is a prohibition against all corporal punishment in that country?
Yes, I know there is.
“Did they appear to you to be living comfortably?-Yes; the most happy, the richest, the best fed, and the most comfortable negroes that I saw in the West Indies were in Hayti, even better than in the Carraccas.
“ Were they decidedly better than the slaves in Jamaica !-No comparison.
“What were their victuals, compared with the food of the slaves in Jamaica ; were they superior or much the same ?- They were fed on meat principally ; cattle is very cheap in Hayti.
"Is meat much cheaper in Hayti than in Jamaica ?-Yes ; much cheaper : it is 2d a pound,
EDINBURGH CASTLE. whilst the contract price in Jamaica is 12d. ; in both places these are the highest prices.
The castle of Edinburgh stands on a | the square tower, is the apartment called 1 " Were you able to perceive any difference at high rock, accessible only on the east the crown room, wherein are deposited the Cape in the latter period of 1829, compared side. On all others it is very steep, and the Scottish regalia, consisting of the with the former period of 1828 ; had any progress been made in the interval ? -Yes; the country
in some places perpendicular. It is about crown, sceptre, and sword of state, which had been tranquil at that time, and it appeared to 300 feet high from its base, and 383 were placed here on the 26th of March, me that there was more trade the last time than at above the level of the sea. The entrance 1707. It was long doubted whether these the former, and there were several more schools
to this fortress is defended by an outer ensigns of royalty had not been removed ; established. “On the whole, would you say that civilisation
barrier of palisadoes; within this is a dry but, in 1818, when commissioners were was progressing ?—Yes, certainly, rapidly." ditch, draw-bridge, and gate, defended appointed by his late Majesty, then Prince
The same witness fully accounts for the by two batteries which flank it; and the Regent, to search for them, a large oaken Haytians not exporting sugar; of which fact whole is commanded by a half-moon chest in the crown room was forced open, the pro-slavery writers are accustomed to make mounted with cannon. Beyond these and the relics of the Scottish monarchy so disingenuous a use :
are two gate-ways, the first of which is were discovered. They were found in a “Do they import any sugar in Hayti?-Not very strong, and has two portcullises. state of the most perfect preservation, that I know of; I believe they may import. The Immediately beyond the second gate- and have since been open to the inspeccultivation of canes is not encouraged'in Hayti; they had no means of making it into sugar, nor
way, on the right hand, is a battery tion of the public. The crown room was any capital to set up works.
mounted with cannon, carrying balls of neatly fitted up for the exhibition of * What were the causes stated to you ?—The 12 and 18 lbs. weight. On the north them; and two persons, in the dress of destruction of the works, and the want of capital en to establish them again ; and the necessity of at.
side are a mortar and some gun batte- the wardens of the tower, attended to tending to other more urgent concerns, feeding ries. The upper part of the castle con- show them to visitors. The governor of themselves and making clothes : besides, the go. tains a half-moon battery, a chapel, a the castle is generally a Scottish noblevernment do not encourage making sugar, to avoid parade for exercise, and a number of man; and there is a deputy governor, giving offence to the sugar colonies.
houses in the form of a square, which are who resides in the garrison ; also a fort"Did you never hear the unwillingness of the free black population to work at the cultivation of sugar
laid out in barracks for the officers. There major, a store-keeper, master gunner, and assigned as a reason ?-Never , on the contrary, I | are also other barracks sufficient to con- chaplain. In its present improved state was told that they were very ready to work if they tain 1200 men; a powder magazine, this castle can accommodate 2000 men; were paid.
bomb-proof; a grand arsenal, capable but its natural strength of situation was “ Did you ever hear the necessary rate of wages of free labour, as compared with the lower cost of or containing ouvo sta
of of containing 8000 stand of arms; and not sufficient to render it impregnable, production in the maintenance of slaves, assigned other apartments which can contain full | even before the invention of artillery, as a reason why sugar could not be profitably cul- 22,000 more. On the east side of the much less would it be capable of securing tivated in Haytı !-- Never ; on the contrary, many | square were formerly royal apartments, it against the attacks of a modern army Europeans settled in St. Domingo have told me that they thought they could make sugar cheaper in n one o Hayti with free labour than with slave labour in born. In this quarter, immediately under
work, Lord Seaford was, in vulgar phrase, sold “ Was that given in consequence of the proup, and compelled to fly to Jamaica, to look after hibition of the Sunday market after eleven
the wreck of that property which the whole qués- o'clock ?" Á 'LETTER FROM LEGION TO THE DUKE OFtion involved. Was such a man, with feelings “ I do not exactly recollect whether it was at
RICHMOND, Chairman of the Slavery Com- rankling under a sense of recent injury, a fit the time." mittee of the House of Lords: containing I judge to be named upon this Committee?
“ Can your Grace, by reference to the Act, An Erposure of the Character of the Evi- “ But Spiritual Peers were added to give to state how the law stood upon that point previously dence on the Colonial Side, produced before it weight with the public; and was your Grace, to this passing?” the Committee. London, S. Bagster. 8vo.
or your Grace's coadjutors, so uninformed upon “ I cannot, unless I had the Negro code of that
the Colonial question, as not to know that the day to refer to. I have had nothing to do with pp. 196.
iti poslate w conduct of all the Spiritual Peers, on this deli- these things for so long, and never expecting to The appointment in 1832 of a Parliamen cate subiect. has been such as to lower them in have any thing more to say upon the subject, I do tary Committee to inquire into the State of the public estimation ? It is known by all who have not bear these things in mind."-(Vide p. 383.) Slave Population, surprised and disappointed taken any part in the controversy that the Bishops “ Is your Grace aware what is the penalty for the country. The friends of humanity had are, er officio, slave proprietors; and their man- exceeding a legal punishment ?" supposed that the design of such a proposition agement of the Codrington estates has sufficiently | " I do not recollect what it is. There is one, I from the Colonial party was too well under- proved, how readily they chime in with Colonial know.”
feelings, and how promptly they echo the Colo' “ 'Has your Grace ever heard an instance of stood in the present day to allow of its suc
nial cuckoo-note of amelioration, as a substitute such a penalty being enforced ?" cess; and in this opinion they were confirmed
for freedom! These boly men have an account “ I do not recollect. I have heard instances of by the dispatch of Viscount Goderich, of No
to reckon with their God upon this topic; and cruelty to Negroes, and punishment for it; what vember 5, 1831. It has been an old maneuvre
to that awful reckoning I leave them. But there it amounted to I do not recollect."-(Vide p. 389.) of the party, and ought to be scouted by every is a vast body of the public who feel with myhonest man. It is in vain to tell the British self that the Spiritual Peers, dreading as they
1Mr. Baillie, a twenty-seven-year resident in public they have not sufficient knowledge on do, and as a large majority of them have ac
Jamaica, seems determined throughout his which to act. They know to the contrary, and knowledged in reference to this very question that
evidence to do good service to his friends, and will not be deluded by any Colonial artifice.- they do, that all reform trenches upon invasion yet, poor man, there is scarcely one of all the Our opponents, like the magicians and astro of ecclesiastical property, were the least unob-witnesses examined, who has rendered more logers of Babylon, want to gain time. In their jectionable of all judges upon the Colonial con- | important aid to the Abolitionists. His addesperation, they madly hope that some occur
troversy. Yet, Sir, I am a churchman; I have missions, it is true, were undesigned; but they
been educated as a churchman, in common with rences may befäl the nation, which shall avert
are not less valuable on this account. Let the all my relatives; and I love and respect the following be taken as a sample. its attention from the degradation and misery
sery church to which I belong, but not its slaveof the slave. They dread the emancipation of
“Does not much licentious intercourse take possessing fathers !” their bondsmen—and, while hopeless of ulti
place between the white classes and the slave pomate success, are yet determined to protract
The object of our author is to show, from pulation, whether black or coloured ?” . the struggle to the latest possible moment.
an examination of the Colonial evidence, the “ I do not consider that there is any licentinus If. however, it was determined by Parlia- self-interest, or the implied or confessed ig- connection between them, if I may be permitted to
norance, or the inconsistoncy, of every witment again to institute inquiry, the country
pat this construction upon it: white people are in
the habit of having a woman living with them, had a right to expect that the composition of ness; and, in some instances, we have no
and I believe in most instances in the same way hesitation in asserting, he has proved them the committee should have been such as af
as man and wife do in this country,-kept mis: forded a pledge for the 'honest and iinpartial guilty on each count. We regret that our
tresses as they are culled; but as to any violation discharge of its duties. No slave-holding peer limits will not permit us to extract largely
of decency I have not seen it." should have been permitted to rank amongst from this pamphlet; but we hope our readers
“ Does that take place to a greater extent than its members. Such a pecuniary interest in the
will examine it carefully for themselves. | in this country?'' existing state of things should have been
| The following quotation from the exami " Not half so much.” deemed a total disqualification for such a nation of the Duke of Manchester, an Ex “ In point of fact, do you not know that al
Governor of Jamaica, displays an ignorance post.
most every overseer, book. keeper, and person in at once astounding and disgraceful. " It will not be disputed, (says Legion) that
authority, keeps a coloured mistress ?”
Mere forgetfulness can scarcely be supposed to ac
" Not altogether coloured mistresses ; some the members of the tribunal by which such a ques.
keep blacks; and I believe the brown population was to be decided should be men of intelli- | count for his replies.
tion have originated entirely from that connexion. gence; of information ; patient, indefatigable, “Will your Grace have the goodness to ex
An overseer, carpenter, mason, or other white and, above all, disinterested and impartial; or, if plain to the Committee how the law upon that
people of that description, when they get chil. a bias were permissible, that bias, according to the subject stood prior to that Act?”
dren, have been the means of having them emanspirit of British law, should have been in favour of " I am not certain whether there was any law
cipated. Such constitute the bulk of our brown the weaker party...
regarding the separation of families before that.” “ I appeal not to the party feelings of your
population." " Does your Grace know whetber, in practice,
in Can you mention the names of any among Grace-not to the personal attachments of your care was taken not to separate families in sales ?"
your own acquaintance who do not keep a coloured Grace-not to the prepossessions of your Grace " I do not know that ihere was.”
mistress, or who, if they do, practise such secresy but to that high sense of knightly honour by L " Your Grace has had two clauses submitted to
that it is wholly unknown to you ?” which you seek to be distinguished, whether such your consideration ; do you consider those clauses
" I should consider myself a very mean chawas the composition of the Lords' Slavery Com- tending to improve the condition of the slaves ?”
racter if I was to investigate the conduct of any mittee. I too declare myself a party man, not in “I do consider so certainly, so far as they
of my acquaintance, either here or abroad, as a political sense, but in reference to this ques. look to marriage, which, perhaps, they may think
to their connexions with women." tion. I am an anti-slavery man to the back- more of now than they did formerly ; but when I
“ So far from meaning to ask you to crimibone. But, even in an analysis of anti-slavery first knew the island they thought nothing of it."
| nate any friend, you are asked to absolve any and pro-slavery evidence, party-feeling shall not “In the latter part of the fifth clause it pro- | friend from such criminality, by giving the name govern me; and, with a consciousness of this, I hibits the separation of families by sale, only when
of any one who does not ?" feel myself entitled to ask your Grace whether in levied together; is there or was there any and what
L “ I do not myself.” the nomination of the Peers' Committee party law, to prevent their separation by separate levies feeling or party interests were forgotten? or by voluntary sales ?”
The witness is directed to withdraw. “ Look at the members of this Committee ; ! "I do not recollect; what there may be now I
The witness is again called in. my Lord Seaford, my Lord Harewood, Lord Sligo can say nothing at all ahout.”
* Can you name any overseer, driver, or other Lord Holland, Lord Combermere, and several « Was there at that time ?"
person in anthority, who does not keep a mistress ?” others. Were not many of them personally and L “ I do not recollect. The slave law is sufficient “I CANNOT.”-(Vide p. 109.) deeply interested in the result? Was it not in to answer that question. The slave laws of the The following quotation from the examifact a question, whether these men were or were day are all in print, and will state that.”
nation of Admiral Sir L. W. Halsted, may be not the unconscious murderers of their fellow- “ Does your Grace recollect whether any other
left to speak for itself. We shall merely adcreatures? Were they not called upon to decide day was given to the slaves, on the prohibition of
duce another extract, in order to show the opwhether they had, by their agents and repre- Sunday markets after eleven o'clock ?". seotatives, sanctioned, for their own interests, a
portunities for observation, which the gallant
“ No, I do not recollect any other day being system of oppression and death? And, accord- I given, while I was there, than the Saturday and
Admiral had enjoyed. It is thus that many ing to all the principles of equity and common Sunday; the markets were prohibited only after a
officers of the army and navy unintentionally sense, were these the men to give a verdict upon certain hour in the day."
mislead the public. this solemn issue? Let your Grace's military “ The Saturday was given while your Grace “ On the last occasion you were resident four honour answer that question to your conscience. was there, as well as the Sunday ?"
years in Jamaica ?” Why, before the Committee had half done its "Yes."
“ Three years and four months I was there ?"
“ At that time you considered the slaves happy conceive that that can add happiness to any people “ No, I do not." and conten
| in the world ; but I speak of their condition as “ Or the difference of 'the number of hours in overworked, and upon the whole so well off, they appeared to me; they appeared to me in the and out of crop ?" that you thought they were better off than the lower class of society as happy and comfortable as “ No; there is a difference, I know, in crop peasantry of England ?".
any persons I have seen in that line of life, not time; it is much about the same in that country " Completely so." excepting the people of this country.”
as it is in this during barvest time; they work Would you think it advantageous to this
And now for the means he had enjoyed of sooner and later, but I do not know what the difcountry to extend the system you saw to the
ascertaining this very comfortable condition of
f ference is.” shores of Great Britain ?" the slaves.
" Do you know whether there is any night“ In the first place they must have a differ
“ You think that the slaves, so far as your ob
work required of the slave ?" ent sort of clothing here; they can go half-naked; servation has extended, had no reasonable ground
“ In crop time there must be night-work, to but the same system would not do here." " Except in point of clothing, you would think of complaint ?"
attend the boilers, and those things, I should sup
“As to the treatment I had no opportunity of it advantageous to the peasantry here to be placed
a You do not know the amount of that works?" in the same circumstances?"
seeing.” (!!!) “ Their food is different; but with respect to " Did you reside for any length of time upon
“ No, but I know they do work at night--that
they relieve each other in gangs; but I believe it other circumstances, they would benefit."
any sugar plantation ?"
is absolutely necessary that they should work at “ It would be an inconvenience to them to
" Have you ever resided at all on a sugar plan
night in boiling the sugar.” be clothed as the peasantry of this country are, tation?”
* Is it within your knowledge that a certain would it not ?"
time of respite from labour is allowed by law in “ Certainly.”
" I have been on a visit for two or three or four days. I was over on the north side in St. Ann's.
" Jamaica ?” “ The question does not suppose they are to
I do not know exactly how that is, but they be clothed in the same way or receiving the same
I think I slept three or four nights at a Mr.
| are allowed a certain proportion of time for their kind of food ; but supposing the English pea
Parke's. I never saw him before or afterwards."
“ Does the general opinion you have delivered santry had the same degree of comfort, and the
| meals; I do not knou what the provision of law is,
but I speak to the fact, that they are allowed time of the condition of the slave population relate to same degree of food in point of quantity, you
for their meals.” would think it advantageous that Englishmen
the common field negroes, or to th other class
SS In crop time as well as other times?" should be placed upon the same system ?"
" I believe so, for the people must have time to * I believe there are many Englishmen who would be erreedingly happy to be put into the
eat, or they would not do much good for their of observing."
" Iocluding the common field negroes ?" situation of the negroes in the West Indies."
“ You stated that you had seen gangs go out “ To become slaves ?"
“ Yes; I never was in the field when they were at work. I have seen them go in gangs, but I was
to work; at what time in the morning have you « No, not to become slaves."
seen them?" “Will you state the reasons you have for thinknever in the field attending them."
“ Perhaps at six or seven o'clock. I cannot ing it would not be desirable to have the system
“ You have never seen the gangs at work for
recollect eiaculy." of slavery prevailing in the West Indies introduced ad any length of time ?"
“ Was it alter your gun-fire ?" here ?"
* I do not remember that I ever did; but I
« Yes ; certainly afier that." “I have never thought the system of slavery have seen the gangs going to their work and re
“ Do you recollect the hour at which you saw would be a good thing for Old England.”
wong turning from it."
“ Did it ever happen to you to be sufficiently “You think that the slaves are better off than
them returning from work ?"
“ I should suppose about six o'clock in the the people of this country?” early to see the negroes go to their work in the
afternoon, as nearly as I can recollect. Unless I "I believe they are better off in many instances ; morning?"
saw any thing very particular to notice, it did not
“ Yes; I have seen them pass by; I have not that there is a greater attention paid to their wants.”
make un impression on my mind; but I used to “As you must have a tender regard for the
been in the field; but I have seen the gangs
see them returning after we had got up from din. country of which you are a native, how happens it
“Are you aware that they are allowed a certhat you do not desire to see the population of
uer, and walked round about the grounds---six tain time for their dinner?” England in as happy a condition as the sla ves in
o'clock perhaps." the West Indies ?"
“ I always understood so." " I should like to see the labouring population
INTRODUCTION OF GARDENING.
“ Did you ever see them at dinner?”. of this country in the same state of comfort ; I
“ No; I do not recollect that I luve."
A KNOWLEDGE of gardening was first introspeak from what i have heard of the state of the
" Do you know what means they have of cook- duced into England from the Netherlands, labourer here, whose pecuniary wages are exing their food ?”
and, until 1509, our vegetables were imported tremely low, and which can hardly afford them
« No; I cannot speak to that." any thing to eat, or drink, or to clothe themselves.”
from thence. Currants (or Corinthian grapes) " Do you know whether they are ever employed
were brought from the Isle of Zante, then beThe witness is directed to withdraw,
in grass-picking or throwing, as it is called?"
« Grass-mowing they are employed in.” The witness is again called in.
longing to Venice, and planted in England in “ Would you object to the introduction of the
“ Are they employed in that during the dinner | 1535 ; about thirty years afterwards the Fle
hour?” system before alluded to, including slavery as a
mings planted a number of flowers, unkpown
in England, at Norwich and its vicinity, in
" Not that I recollect; I always understool part of that system ?” “Of course, as an Englishman, I cannot possibly
that they had regular times for their meals, like cluding gillyflowers, carnations, the Provence
| other labourers." advocate any thing like slavery in England; but
rose, &c. In 1552, grapes were brought to
" At night when they leave work, do you know what I mean to say is this, that there are, I under
England, and planted in Bloxhall, in Suffolk; whether they do or not mow grass, or collect fodstand many people in England whose wages are so
and in 1587, tulip-roots were brought from der for cattle ?” exceedingly low that they are not so well off, or
" I cannot speak to that, not having been pre- | 1720. but five years elapsed before they were
Vienna. Hops were sent over from Artois in so comfortable, as the negroes I have seen in the
sent when they were cutting grass." West Indies.” Objecting to slavery, as you would naturally do,
| in general use for malt liquors.
• Do you happen to know how the fodder for general us what is there that you know, or have observed of
the cattle is collected in Jamaica ?” slavery in the West Indies, to create so great an “ No, not particularly. I have seen it on don
WOMAN. abhorrence of it?"
keys' backs, and brought in carts ; but I do not | Gone from her cheek is the summer bloom. “ With respect to the placing the people of this know particularly how it is collected."
And her lip has lost all its faint perfume ; country in the same situation, there must be a dif
" It must have been previously collected by And the gloss has dropped from her golden hair,
manual labour ?" ference as to clothing, and that sort of thing; a
| And her cheek is pale, but no longer fair. man who is happy and comfortable in that coun.
“ Yes; but I do not know at what time ; they eut grass with their reap hooks, I believe, as
And the spirit that sate on her soft blue eye try, according to the climate and provisions, is a
we do our wheat and barley. great deal better off than he would be in this
Is struck with cold mortality;
And the smile that played round her lip has fled, ployed occasionally in picking grass.” country."
On the time of labour he is equaily unin
And every charm has now left the dead. “ You consider slavery to be an evil ?” “There is no doubt about that." formed, as the following extract will show.
Like slaves they obeyed her in height of power, . “What have you observed of this system of « Do you not think that the care of the slaves
But left her all in her wintry hour; slavery in the West Indies that creates in your and their families before and after the work, as
And the crowds that swore for her love to die, mind so great an abhorrence of it?"
Shrunk from the tone of her last faint sigh, well as during the period of their servitude, fully "I can only say that my feelings against
--And this is man's fidelity! compensate for the work they do for their owners ?" slavery are, that no man as an Englishman can ad
'Tis woman alone, with a purer heart, vocate any thing like slavery; but with respect to do to answer that question satisfactorily."
Can see all these idols of love depart, their comforts, they appeared to me as happy and 4 Do you know how many hours the slave is And love the more, and smile and bless comfortable as any people could possibly be, compelled to labour in crop time and out of crop | Man in his uttermost wretchedness. doing away, of course, with the slavery ; I cannot' time
| as at once the substitute for the cow, the
SLAVERY. horse, the sheep. and the goat: indeed. Just published, in one 8vo. vela ne, closely printed, price 80.,
THE REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMwithout them the country would be unin
1 MITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, ON habitable.
THE EXTINCTION OF SLAVERY THROUGHOUT
THE BRITISH DOMINIONS; with a Copious INDEX. In winter the Laplanders yoke these
Witnesses examined :-W. Taylor, Esq., Rev. John creatures to sledges, in which they travel
Barry, Rev. Peter Duncan, Rev. Thomas Cooper, Rev.
John Thorp, Rev. W. Knibb, Hon. C. Fleming, Captain with prodigious velocity. Their sledges C. H. Williams, W. Alers Hankey, Esq., J. D. P. Ogden, are made of birch-wood, and are drawn
Esq., R. Scott, Esq., J. Simpson, Esq , W. Shand, Esq,
Rev. J. Shipman, Rev. R. Young, Rev. J. T. Barrett, W. along the ground. The back part is up Burge, Esq., M.P., J. B. Wildman, Esq., and others.
Published at the Office of the Tourist, 27, Ivy-lane, right, or nearly so, the lower part only
Paternoster Row; sold also by Sherwood, Gilbert, and being sloped a little inwards. The body Piper, and all other Booksellers. of the machine is like the hulk of a boat
BRITISH COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KING'S with a blunt keel, and consists of five
CROSS, NEW ROAD, LONDON. longitudinal boards, lying one over the
edge of another, that which forms the MORISON'S UNIVERSAL VEGETABLE A LAPLAND JOURNEY: keel being about an inch thick. The
PAIN AT THE CHEST TWO YEARS. The above engraving represents a Lapwhole carriage is six feet in length; and,
Mr. Hall, Southsea,
Sir,- If you tbink that my case will afford additional from the back part to within two feet of lander travelling in his sledge, drawn by
testimony to the importance of Morison's Medicines, and a rein-deer. Of the habits, &c., of this the front, its breadth is every where about at the same time be considered as a grateful acknowledg.
ment, on my part, for so much benefit received, I most useful animal, and of the contrivance by four feet.
cheerfully offer it to you, to add to the numerous cases efshich his services are rendered so avail. To this carriage they usually harness rected by them in this neighbourhood. You already know
that, for two years previous to my application to you, I aile, we present our readers with a short two rein-deer, driving them
was a severe sufferer from a pain at the chest, which, at
times, was of so violent a nature that, in the hopes of account, principally supplied by Dr. | fastened to their horns; and it is said
getting ease, I was frequently compelled to lie down on Thomson, in his “Travels in Sweden." they will tread 150 versts in one day, a
the floor; these attacks were succeeded by sickness, and,
after taking half a glass of some spirit, I obtained tempoThe riches of the Laplanders consist in distance equal to 112 English miles.
rary relief. From the recommendation of one friend and
another, I was induced to try many things, but to no good their rein-deer, and in the extent of ground
effect. My breath at times was so greatly affected that I on which they feed. The poorer people
could scarcely move or walk. A medical gentleman told
me that he could do no more for me than he had done ; have from fifty to two hundred of these
therefore the sincerity of my acknowledgment cannot be animals, the middle class from three hun
Your's very gratefully, It is an evident and remarkable fact that there
MARTHA MURREL. dred to seven hundred, and the rich pos- is a certain degree of correspondence to religion No. 25, New Town, Landport, July 2. sess a thousand or more. The lands are throughout the economy of the world. Things
CURE OF ASTHMA.
Mr. Morison, from three to five Swedish miles in ex bearing an apparent analogy to its truths some
Sir,-I feel it incumbent on me to let my fellow-crea! times more prominently, sometimes more abstrusetent. It very often happens that those
tures know the great benefit I have received from taking ly, present themselves on all sides to a thoughtful | the Universal Medicines. I have been afficted for ten whose herds are large lose some of their mind. He that made all things for himself seems years with an asthma, and strong billions affection, often
attended with rein-deer, which they generally find again to have willed that there should be a great system
reat vomitings of blood, scarcely an appe
tjie, and reduced to the lowest ebb of existence. Having in the ensuing season, and they then of emblems, reflecting or shadowing that system of
had all the best advice, with no beneficial effect, I at principles in which we are to apprehend him, and length fell within the channel of your fame, and procured drive them back to their old companions.
our relation and obligations to him. So that reli a supply of the “ Universals" of your agent, Mr. Pearson, This animal feeds almost entirely on the
at Hanley, which completely cured me, by taking eight to gion, standing up in grand parallel to an infinity
twelve pills a day, the extent of which was performed for rein-deer moss, which grows in prodigious of things, receives their testimony and homage, less than ten shillings. For the good of mankind you are quantities in Lapland, whitening whole and speaks with a voice which is echoed by the at liberty to give this what publicity you please, and am, creation.--Foster.
most gratefully, dear Sir, yours, &c., districts of great extent; sometimes in
THOMAS TAYLOR. It is in the relaxation of security, it is in the Hanley, Staffordshire, 16th July, 1832. | autumn, when there is no snow lying, a
expansion of prosperity, it is in the hour of dila The “ Vegetable Universal Medicines" are to be had at sudden frost freezes up this plant. When tation of the heart, and of its softening into sesti. the College, New Road, King's Cross, London; at the
Surrey Branch, 96, Great Surrey-street; Mr. Field's, 16, Airthis fails, the animal has no resource, for vity and mirth, that the real character of men
street, Quadrant ; Mr. Chappell's, Royal Exchange; Mr. he will not eat hay. His keepers fell the discerned.--BURKE.
Walker's, Lamb's conduit-passage, Red-lion-square; Mr.
The study of divinity is, indeed, difficult, and J. Loft's, Mile-end-road; Mr. Bennett's, Covent-gardentrees in order to supply him with the
we are to labour hard and dig deep for it; but market; Mr. Haydon's, Fleur-de-lis-court, Norton-falgate ; filamentous lichens which clothe their then we dig in a golden mine, which equally in
Mr. Haslet's, 147, Ratcliffe-highway ; Messrs. Norbury's,
Brentford; Mrs. Stepping, Clare-market; Messrs. Salmon, branches ; but this kind of food but ill vites and rewards our labour.-DR. SOUTH... Little Bell-alley; Miss Varai's, 24, Lucas-street, Commer
cial-road; Mrs. Beech's, 7, Sloane-square, Chelsea; Mrs.
There are moments of despondency when Shaksupplies the place of what is natural to speare thought himself no poet, Raphael no painter
Chapple's, Royal Library, Pall-mall; Mrs. Pippen's, 18, him. It is astonishing with what readi
Wingrove-place, Clerkenwell: Miss C. Atkinson, 19, New --when the greatest wits have doubted the excel
| Trinity-grounds, Deptford ; Mr. Taylor, Hanwell; Mr. ness he gets at his proper food, through lence of their happiest efforts.--Colton.
Kirtlam, 4, Bolingbroke-row, Walworth; Mr. Payne, 64, the deep snow that covers it, and by Hypocrisy is part of the homage which vice pays
Jermyn-street; Mr. Howard, at Mr. Wood's, hair-dresser,
Richmond; Mr. Meyar, 3, May's-buildings, Blackheath : which it is protected from the severe to virtue.
Mr. Griffiths, Wood wharf, Greenwich; Mr. Pitt, 1, Corn
wall-road, Lambeth; Mr. J. Dobson, 35, Craven-street, frosts.
Strand; Mr. Oliver, Bridge-street, Vauxhall; Mr. J. The rein-deer feeds also on frogs, CHANGE IN THE VALUE OF MONEY. Monck, Bexley Heath; Mr. T. Stokes, 12, St. Ronan's,
Deptford ; Mr. Cowell, 22, Terrace, Pimlico; Mr. Parfitt, snakes, and even on the mountain rat, The following scale of prices for seats at 96, Edgware-road: Mr. Hart, Portsmonth-place, Kenning. often pursuing the latter to so great a coronations is amusing, as showing the relative
ton-lanc ; Mr. Charlesworth, grocer, 124, Shoreditch; Mr.
R, G. Bower, grocer, 22, Brick-lane, St. Luke's; Mr. S. distance as not to find its way back
J. Avila, pawnbroker, opposite the church, Hackney ; Mr. again. The herds are driven home, night love of exhibition :-Edward ist, half a far- 1 J. S. Briggs, I, Brunswick-place, Stoke Newington; Mr.
T. Gardner, 95, Wood-street, Cheapside, and 9, Nortonand morning, to be milked. A maid
falgate ; Mr. J. Williamson, 15, Seabright place, Hackneyhalfpenny; Richard 2nd, a penny; Henry 4th, road; Mr. J. Osborn, Wells-street, Hackney road, and servant and a dog are sufficient to drive ditto; Henry 5th, twopence; Henry 6th, ditto;
Homerton; Mr. H. Cox, grocer, 16, Vinion-street, Bishopsa whole herd. If the rein-deer prove
gate-street; Mr. T. Walter, cheesemonger, 67, Hoxton Old Edward 4th, ditto; Richard 3d, ditto ; Henry Town; and at one agent's in every principal town in Great refractory, the dog easily makes them 7th, ditto; Henry 8th, fourpence; Edward 6th,
Britain, the Islands of Guernsey and Malta; and through
out the whole of the United States of America. obey the word of command, especially ditto; Mary, ditto; Elizabeth, sixpence; James N. B. The College will not be answerable for the conwhen seconded by the hissing of the wo 1st, one shilling; Charles 1st, ditto; Charles sequences of any medicines sold by any chymist or druggist,
as none such are allowed to sell the “ Universal Medi2nd, half-a-crown; James 2nd, ditto ; William man, at which they are extremely terri
cipes." fied. In general, however, they are ex
and Anne, ditto; George 1st, five shillings; ceedingly tractable, and are so essential George 2nd, half-a-guinea ; George 3rd, in
Printed by J. Haddon and Co.; and Published abbey, ten guineas—in street, from one to ten to the Laplanders as, in fact, to consti
by J. CRISP, at No. 27, Ivy Lane, Paternoster guineas; George 4th, in street, from one to tute their only resource, being considered
Row, where all Advertisements and Communitwenty guineas.
cations for the Editor are to be addressed.
"I: matchless talents, boundless stretch of To deathless laurels and immortal fame,
And gave due honours to the mighty dead, thought, . That meed is thine-eternally enshrined
No more your thunders strike th' admiring ear, If Science at the sacred fountain sought; In every generous Briton's patriot mind.
But close by his is laid thy laurellid bier ; A spirit kindling with that fervid glow Virtues like these above yon azure vault
Extinguish'd high ambition's glorious thirst, Whence only great and daring actions flow; Of blazing orbs our grovelling race exalt: Together mingled your distinguished dust If friendship, ardent, springing from the soul, Virtues like these make trivial faults appear In peace repose, where yon imperial dome That ne'er knew guile, nor interest's base control; | As the faint spots on day's refulgent sphere ! O'er shrouded grandeur throws its awful gloomPhilanthropy that burn's tow'rds all mankind, Yet not for these the muse resounds thy praise, Where kings and heroes strew the hallow'd floor, By wide-spread seas or continents disjoined, Not that thy genius poured the living lays : And York and Lancaster are foes no more !'” Wherever Phæbus' glowing axle rolls, | But that with fervid and electric strain,
The above engraving represents the Flames at the line, or glimmers at the poles ; That warm'd the raptur'd hearer's throbbing vein, But chief on fire, beyond th' Atlantic wave
| monument to Fox, to which reference
Thy powerful voice that rival's* glory spread, To rend the fetters of the groaning slave :
was made in the notice of Westminster If these-if heaven-born genius give the claim
* Mr. Pitt,
| Abbey contained in our last. It was exe