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worth nothing, if it is incapable of withstanding Ridicule.-Phillips's Va-

nity the Cause of his Fall

Letter to Lord Ellenborough upon the Liberty of the Press, as the Doctrine of it

was illustrated in the Trial of Carr against Hood.-Doctrine restricted to
Authors and their Works.-Analysis of Cari's Case. Who is to settle the
Point as to what is candid and what is not ?-Why should Authors alone be
exposed to free Criticism ?-Who is to determine what is ridiculous?
Why should not any other Person as well as an Author be ridiculed? Of
what Use is the Press if it be to censure nothing but its own Works - The
Liberty of the Press does not consist in the being able, uopunished, to
print a Book on Gardening, but to ridicule or censure Persons, by the
Means of the Press. -The Injury to Individuals is not to be considered, if
the Public be benefited. The grave fat Cuckolds, in and about London,

great Enemies to the Freedom of the Press

Conventions in Portugal.-- What the Nation had a Right to expect.-What have

we?-Disgraceful Terms.-Miserable Excuses for accepting of them.-

We wanted a decisive Victory.-Shameful Acknowledgment of the Em-

peror and the Duc d' Abrantes.-More disgraceful than the Conduct of

Whitelocke.-Defence of Sir Arthur Wellesley by the Morning Post.,

Old Bailey-like Defence.-High Wellesley compared to a Banker or Attor.

ney's Clerk.- Further Extract from the Morning Post about the Protest.

-Utter Improbability of any such Protest.-Morning Post the Property of

East Indians.-The Armistice published in the French Language

-General Feelings of the Nation upon this Subject.-Necessity of Petition-

ing the King. I am resolved to do it.-Notice to Hampshire Freeholders

to join me if they choose. -- Portuguese dissatisfied. - Ill treatment of them

by our Geverals. The hoisting of the Flags.- Protest of the Portuguese

General Freire.--Discontents in Portugal. The Convention not binding

upon the Portuguese –Wellesley's Letter to the Bishop of Oporto.--The

pretended “ French Trick."--Wellesley the Person most concerned.,

Generals ought to be recalled. A Trial ought to take Place as soon as po-si-

ble.- Contrast in the Conduct of Lord Cochrane and Sir Samuel Hood.

Base Falsehood in the Morning Post, imputing the Censure of Sir Arthur

Wellesley to Party Spirit

- What Share of Blame is due to the Ministers.--Pretensions of the Com.

manders, Cause of their Appointnient.--No Measures taken to do us jus.

tice. The Answer to our Censure is, that we bate the Wellesleys because

they were staunch Friends of the late Pitt.—The Protest agaln

Spanish Revolution. The Constitution of that Country: Former Efforts in the

Cause of Freedom.--Fears about the Disposition of the Nobles and Priests.
-Difference between the Case of America and that of Spain.--We ought
to think betimes of what we ought to do, if King Joseph should be seated
upon the Throne.-The talking so much about Ferdinand is a bad Sign.-
Our Writers seem to hate Napoleon only as a Conqueror, and not at all as
a Despot.-We conquer Nizams, &c.- We give Praises and Honours and
Money to those who conquer for us.—Opinion clearly expreșsed as to

the Result of the War

Conventions in Portugal. --Wellesley arrived in England.—The News of the

Convęption reached the Ministers along with that of the Battle of

Vimiera. New Defence of Wellesley answered. --Vile Slanders upon

the Portuguese. --But, what are the People doing ?--They can address

when tbe Ohject is to flutter.--Baseness of the ministerial Creatures in

Hampshire. --Bat too general.--The Cause of this slavish Dependence.

The World will regard us as Slaves, or as Hypocrites'.

Spanish Revolution.--Mr. J. Hookhan Frere appointed Envoy to Ferdinand VII.

-Doctrine of cashiering Kings.--If the War be for Ferdipand it'is an

Object of little comparative Interest." Cevallos's Exposition" exposed

Conventions io Portugal.-Sir Hew Dalrymple's Arrival at Portsmouth... Sir

Arthar Wellesley came Home more snugly.--No Calcutta Entries.
Why not hasten lö Spain, instead of coming Ilone on Leave of Absence ?
-Address and Petition of the City of London delivered to the King

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King's Answer.The kissing Scene.-Answers of the late King upon,
similar Occasions. The wretched Slaves of the City deserve the Treat-
ment they received.-Abject Language of the Morning Chronicle re-
specting Doctrine of " No Wrong."— Proceedings in Berkshire respecting
the Convention.-Addresses of the Corporation and City of Winchester.
- The Right of Petition.--Essex about to meet, though the two Factions
have, by the Means of a Compromise, long rendered the elective Fran.
chise à perfect Nullily in that County. The Scots and a Yorkshireman
disclaim Sir Hew.-Wellesley gone to Ireland.-Has he his Salary still?---
Mr. Canning is suspected not to join in the Views of others respecting the

Convention-Makers

Major Hogan's Appeal

Letter to the Freeholders and Inhabitants of Hampshire.-Hope the approaching

Meeting will be well-attended.--Importance of the Subject.-We call

the French Slaves, because they dare not complain.-Our competence to

decide upon the Subject.-We are told that there is no Necessity for

Petitioning now that ihe King bas answered the City of London.- What

are the Grounds of our Reliance, founded upon recent Events ?--The Minis-

ters rejoiced at the Convention, they advised the Answer to the City of

London.-Did any Inguiry take Place with regard to the Helder ?- The

Expulsion of King James II.--Right of Petition again urged.—Insolence

of the Partizans of the Ministry. One great Object is to support the

City of London.- Let us keep clear of Party, that Bane of the Country

Letter to the Freeholders and Inhabitants of Hampshire.- Remarks on the Pro-

ceedings of the County Meeting.- Party-Mr. Garnier.-Let us laugh

at the Accusation of being Jacobins and Levellers.-A Dawn of Hope
Conventions in Portugal.-Court of Inquiry ordered.-Not so in the Case of Sir.

Robert Calder, or that of Colonel Cochrane Johostone. What the Court
of Inquiry will prove to be.—The Ground of Opposition in Berkshire

..
What the French Writers say of our Complaints.-- The Discontents in
Portugal attributed to our Complaints here. This is an old Trick of Pitt.
- The Wellesleys and Hopes, of ardent mind, knew well how to induce

a City to rejoice.- We are afraid to leave Portugal to itself. The probable

Effect, in Spain, of our Conduct in Portugal. Of the Gratitude and

Forbearance due from the People to the Army.-What are becomie, then,

of all the Preachings about strict Discipline ?- Poor Encouragement for

us still to make Sacrifices. To get the French out of Portugal was not the

main Olject,"~-Paragraph Putfs in behalf of Wellesley.---The Address

of the Officers to Wellesley.--Better beat the French than waste their

Time and Money in addressing, and giving Plate to their Commanders

Letter to the Reverend Edmund Poulier, in answer to his Defence of Mr. Garnier

Court of Inquiry-This, then, is the due" Investigation that was promised.

-It will produce a Mass of Print that no Man will read.-Wellesley now

gives the Lie direct to all his Friends who talked about the Protest,

What Honour and Justice called upon him to do the Moment he landed

in England. -Sir Hew was ordered by Lord Castlereagh to consult Wel-

Jesley.--The whole of the Documents were sent to Lord Castlereagh in

French.-Magnified Numbers of the Enemy.- Provisions for the Army.

-Lord Castlereagh's Brother is a General in Spain and Under Secretary

of State at the sanie Time.-The Persons examined are all, more or less,

Parties concerned

Spanish Revolution.- Central Junta seem to lose their Time in Measures for

“ keeping the People in Order."— Is Napoleon to be resisted by any but

revolutionary Means ? - The Junta has been passing Decrees against “ the

Licentiousness of the Press."- Bad Sign.-No Proof that our Ministers

have been to blame in their Plans. - Portuguese do not seem to thank us

much

Ainerican States

Corn against Sugar. - Price of Barley

Major Högan.

Duke of York's Income

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Hampshire Nomination Meeting - Mr. Heathcote’s Answer to Mr. Barham...

Indifference as to who shall be elected

Major Hogan's Appeal

Letter to the Editor of the Salisbury Journal, relative to the Pensions of Lord

Fitzharris

Spanish Revolution.- The Central Junta not disposed to make much of a

Change.- Fears that we have been instrumentai in making it a War for

Ferdinand.-Never make Peace but upon Condition that Ferdinand is pat

on the Throne.--Bad Policy in this. -The People will hardly bleed in

such a Cause.--Mr. J. Hookham Frere is received in Spain, Envoy " near

the august Ferdinand."- Always think of the Decrees against " the Li-

centiousness of the Press."-Opinion given by one of our Officers in

Spain, that the French must do the miserable People of that Country

Good.-Spanish Cause may yet triumph, if it become the Cause of the

People

Darison.-Famed for Loyally.--Must of the detected Peculators very loyal Men.

-Loyalty is not to be expected for nothing.-Poet Fiizgerald for that.'-
Excellent Character given of Davison by Lord Moira, Messrs. Wellesley
Pole, Charles Long, William Huskisson, &c.-- Famous Dinners given
at Davison's " hospitable board," to great Personages.-Source and Effects

of this Sort of Hospitality

Major Hogan's Appeal

Poor Watch maker's Letter

Court of Inquiry,--The Question between Sir Harry Burrard and Sir Arthur

Wellesley

Spanish Revolution -Answer to a Correspondent, who accuses the Editor of

Lukewarmness in the Cause of Spain

Portugal. -Sad discontented and unsettled State

King's Declaration, with regard to the Overtures of France and Russia, from

Erfurth

Dake of York's Income

Spanish Revolution. Accusations of the Courier against Mr. Waithman, the

Edinburgh Reviewers and the Editor. -Mr. Cobbett, truly instigated by
the Devil, steps forth, with a hellish Spirit, to throw the Apple of
Discord amongst us.—The Ministers have carried on a War for Ferdinand
- And are still at it—' Great Luck" to them.- Who are the Enemies

of the Constitution. ---Peculators and Plunderers the best Friends of Buona-

parte.--Don Cevallos's lying Publication ably exposed by the Edinburgh

Reviewers

Portugal. --The Intendant's Proclamation.--Our Troops an Object of Dislike with

The .

the Portuguese. --The Mass of the People of Portugal feel little Concern

about the ejecting the French-What is the Cause? --Detestable Falsehood

of the Courier

MISCELLANEOUS.

Jamaica.-Black Regiments. Mischiefs and Dangers attending them
Lotteries. ---Reports to the House of Commons relating to them
Libel Law.—Abridgment of the Trial in the Case of Carr against Hood
Convention. Extract from the Times Newspaper

-Hampshire Meeting, Proceedings at

London City.- Proceedings in consequence of the King's Answer to them

Concluded

Hampshire Meeting for the Nomination of a Member in the Room of Sir Henry

Mildmay
Edinburgh Revicwers.--Excellent Passages relating to Spain, extracted from

their Work -
Duke of York.--The Act of Parliament containing the Grant to him of National

Lands, or Crown Lands, in Surrey
Table of the Number of Christenings and Burials; of the Prices of the Quartern

Loaf; of the - Prices of Meat, Sugar, Salt, and Coals'; of the Prices of
the English and French Stocks; and of the Number of Bankruptcies,
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Table of the Number of Christenings and Burials within the Bills of Mortality, from June 1808, 10

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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 2, 1898.

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"I wonid have no expeditions against the Americans. I woului securely stop their holes, and leave them to

quarrel and fļit amongst themselves, which they would soon infallibly do.”—POLITICAL REGISTER, Vol. XII. p. 31.

[2 SUMMARY OF POLITICS.

“ der a right which the great majority of the AMERICAN STATES.On the 24th 6. country has ever considered as essential instant, Mr. WHITBREAD made, in the to its dearest interests. Sir, I may boldHouse of Comngons, & speech, which Jy appeal to the country to determine formed a sort ut recapitulation of the sub- " whether from the correspondence on the jects of debate daring the session, which is “ table of the house any such disposition on now upon the point of closing. Amongst other “ the part of his majesty's ministers has topics, he revived that of the dispute with “ appeared through the whole transaction. the American States. “ With respect to

“ That the rupture of the negotiation on “ America," said he, “I wish to know, as “this subject was not attended with any "far as it can be disclosed with discretion, “ hostile feeling on either side, · is an in..? what is the real situation in which the “ controvertible trath.' The reparation was “ British and the American governments not accepted by America, because Amese stand with regard to each other, If, Sir,

1. rica 'would not fulfil the condition on "I may trust that channel of information 45 wbich alone it was tendered, namely, which is alike open to every man, the

“.the revocation of that proclamation by " pablic papers, I see that Congress has *"" which British ships were not allowed to " been prorogued for the session, but that enter the harbours of America, while

the embargo still continues. Thus it " those of the enemy visited them at plea“appears, that one of the effects antici

But, sir, the manner in which “ pated from the Orders in Council has " the British reparation was tendered to

England folds out; America " America by a special mission, was, to all " holds out; nor does there appear any " the feelings of nice honour, , an effective " probability of a relaxation on the part reparation, although not accepted ; and " of tbe latier."- Mr. Canning's answer so in fact we have every reason to believe

as follows. “ Nearly all that has “ that it was considered by the American passed, between this country and Ame- “ government. With respect, sir, to rica, the house and the public have been " the embargo, and to the probable effects

pat in possession of hy the publication of r of the Orders in Council in prod:acing its " the American government. I presume “ abandonment, the hon. gert. has mi. " that the hon. gent. does not intend to 16 stated my right hon. friend's propositions. " blame his majesty's ministers for not “ The hon. gent. declares my right hon. " having inade similar communications 10 “ friend to have predicted, that the Orders

parliament ; for it be bad thought such “in Council would do away tbe embargo, * communications necessary, he would “ whereas my hon. friend only argued in " doubress have moved for them. With- opposition to the bon. gentlemen on ihe

out censuring their production by the “ other side, that the Orders in Council did ** American government, his majesty's pot produce the einbargo ; that they * thinisters have felt that the transaction, were not substantively. koown in Amca

being pending, any appeal froni govern- “ rica when the embargo took place ; and ** ment io parliament would look as if it “ tlaat they were not included in the com

were concluded. I shall only state, that plaint made by the American government in the whole conduct of the British go. " to Congress, on which complaint tlie "vernment, with respect to the affair of embargo was founded. Nor, sir, do I “ the Chesapeake, we have endeavoured to " think that the Orders in Council them

keep in view the principle upon which “ selves conld have produced any irritation we set out; namely, 10 make ainple • io America. If I were not disposed on reparation for that which was decidedly " this occasion to avoid niaking any obsera wrong act; but to make that reparation “ jations that might be suspecied of a party apon a fire delerozination not to sarren. feeling, I would say, what do wina

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