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British Traveller And Commercial And Law Gazette (Newspaper) - July 12, 1832, London, Middlesex No 3425 TO EQUITABLE POLICY ASYLUM LIFE 70. and Waterloo THE Directors of this Establishment call the attention of 5,030 favoured Members of the Equitable Society to the the advantages by their peculiar Those who live until 1840, will have further large additions to their The of those who die would merely for the current years of the operations of the fortunate for the amount of Ihe charging only the rates according to age for and engaging to receive part the premium for the period between tjie last renewal 1st of 1840. The Asylum rates are lower than The Honourable Colonel Deputy Price 7d Foster Esq William Esq. John Esq. Francis Esq. Capt. George Esq Sir Thomas G. Resident 1>.D. The Equitable Policy Holders not included in the favoured number of 5,000, may team from the Asylum Prospectus the means of securing to themselves the advantages extended only to who were assured by the Equitable Society the year 1817. Resident July 1J;I8?2. GENERAL WITH AN INDEX OF UPWARDS OF FOURTEEN THOUSAND This day is in royal 4to. with coloured price 18s.; with the Maps full coloured price 2If. NEW GENERAL including Maps of Canaan or Ancient and the Roman A new on an entirely new set of engraved an an enlarged and cor reeled from the latest and best containing To this Edition has been without any addi CONSULTING containing to every place laid down in the with the latitude and The Index comprises upwards of Fourteen Thousand which in teaching other obvious must answer almost every purpose of a printed for Baldwin and N.B. The same Work on Imperial Drawing full and handsomely half-bound for price 6d. REFORM BOUNDARY ACT. This Day is price Is. COMPLETE ABRIDGMENTS of the Two GREAT REFORM OF just one for Divisions of ing the substance of every and all the to amend the Representation of the People in England and with copious most useful to every By G. P. Attorney at and Notary printed for and to behad of 84, Lower Thames opposite the Custom and all N.B. Order in Council of changing times in Reform annexed to COMMISSION OF July 11. miss from our Paper of The following is the continuation of Dr. Morrison's She also said Capt. Kelly wishes me to write to but 1 think I should do you I said In reply to my she said Bhe thought Captain Kelly was Alderman Kelly's She also said Dr. wished to write to tlie Mr. Richards also talked of my marrying Alderman I said Would you allow Alderman Kelly - or any other person to do what Mr. Newton did alter marriage P and she said Certainly I asked her what that would be in a married and she said I asked her if any other person asked her to marry Newton she said a Mr. who drew her mother's it Was all for her a Mr. Beechey also asked she thought her mother would have allowed her to marry but she did not like Mr. Howell wanted to marry and wrote a letter to her mother said she might marry him in six ot seven she did not like and she thought that was too long to as she should then be quite an old I said you like Mr. Newton and she replied She then said my mother used me very roughly after taking me away from Referring again to the subject of she said I know very little ahout my mother never gave me and I never saw her pay any her a a and a and asked her what was the yellow piece of money She said it was a I asked her if it had another and she said a She knew the names of the shilling and but said Bhe did not know how many pence they She she thought she could learn the value of and also She complained of labouring under illness peculiar to her and said she at the examination she was io and expressed a hope they would not make her out a She said she had been threatened with consumption some years and asked if tight stays were bad for I told her I thought they were bad for Ihe and she said she should grow out of if the I asked her if she was in the habit of drinking she said she and asked it was right to take 1 replied a much would affect your and make you unable to answer I said I understood Dr. Haslam asked her if she wished be defended by a lawyer or and her reply what could they do I said they could say for her in Court what she probably could not say and her reply I don't wish it. What is your and she because it would look as if I did not or could not answer During the whole of this which lasted about two we were and she several times looked at the and Don't speak so I don't think I have told anybody so much as I have told Mr. Commissioner From the interview you have had with this what is your opinion of her Witness I'am of opinion she is net of unsound and that her ignorance of many things proceeds rather from defect of education than a want ef ' by Mr. My practice Is but my attention has been directed to the subject of insanity and I have written two works on the I am physician to the Surrey and consulting physician to the Middlesex Lunatic I received my instructions to attend from a gentleman named Dr. Haslam had seen her before the appointment was and I saw before I saw Miss I went to her with ray mind quite a prepared to find her what Dr. Sutherland I had a conversation with Dr. but he did not give me an nor did I receive directions from She is a little and In that respect is only different to other young I did not ob. serve the slightest disposition to laugh without our conversation was of a serious She smiled when she said was too long to wait for Mr. but never laughed She had not the unmeaning laugh and titter of those who are weak in their The statements made I believe to be believing her to be a reasonable and that she not deceive me. My was founded on the truth of these and the manner of the I from her own that Alderman Kelly had been love to I do not think that the governesses had fallen upon the proper mode of instructing and I would take in six months to teach her and the use of She has began to think and her mind is more opened than it wbb a year and I if pains were taken with her she might be She can write her and great pains appear to have been taken to give her that Mr. What can she do well I think she can manage a plot very The very first action of her of running I she managed very She made the kept to it. Examination She is not in the powers of or so as to render her of unsound Such a communication as she has been to have made to Captain Kelly was very indecent aDd In my not inconsistent with I think that the occurrences since the 21st of coupled with the repeated conversations with the medical men on those indelicate have so lessened tier sense pf as to account for it. AND THURSDAY July 12, 1832, by Mr. A deficiency of education will account for appearances I observed MIbs her incompetency to manage her affairs arises not from unsoundness of hut from I have no hesitation in saying that she is capable of instruction go as io. manage ber The indulgence the and conduct of the mother towards and the frequent change of were calculated to produce the effect wc how Do you from the state of her that if she commit a or she would be exempt from the law of the country think she would not be because I think she responsible She has this proof of soundness of that she is sensible of the deficiencies under which she lent of is a of Juror t. Did you ever see her In either of those fits when she tore No. pot able to judge whether in one of those fits she Is a moral - - description given to me of those she is liable to any injury she might in one of without any in one of those fits of she threw a knife at a and killed a would a Jury be justified in finding her guilty of I should think she Was guilty of Dr. Roots I examined Miss Bagster on the 25th and 26th of at the desire of Mr. from the of Messrs. and When introduced into the I found a lady whom I understood to be Miss She received me with great and on my observing that she must be greatly harassed the enquiries of so many medical she said she was She said she had heard the object of my from Dr. She said she had been a day boarder Hammersmith fur three and for sometime had at She said she understood and read but could not speak it. I quired in French her she replied in 21. Observing she had a I enquired the hour in and she answered in French she said she had been taught music and but could not play on any and did not like she said she could draw but not in and declined civilly to shew me any of her she said she had been taught cyphering by a who came twice a but she she never could make anything of it. Without any question on my she said she could dance very and was very fond of it. She also said she was partial to particularly novels and She said she had read Fitzallan and the Student of I asked her if she had read any of Sir Walter and she she thought she had read she said she had read Guy it three times at the She also said she had read the Bride of I asked her the name of the and she sal the Master of I tried her memory oh this and she recollected another of She said she thought she had read some Cooper's American She said she in the habit of going tp and read the I asked her if she liked the Old or the New Testament and she said she liked the Old Testament the I asked her if she knew who was supposed to have written the book of she to con and said she could not T who Moses and a shepherd As she said read the New I asked ber if who wrote the Gospel to St. and she said No. The same answer she gave when I asked her knew who Wrote the Gospel Of St. ' I asked ber if she that j given to her by her but she did hot know whether it was funded or landed and did not its as she had never but said she must T asked her if it was in how she could make it available to derive money from arid she said by the I lords paying me at different I then endeavoured in a short way to explain to her the nature of funded and asked if she had 10,0001. in the Four per what ought to be her and Bhe said 1001. per I asked her if she had only 1001. to live what would she she said she would take a house larger than Alderman at the west end of the she said she would furnish it and but not and would a a a a and a lady's had forgotten a very necessary part of the a and she Oh a I asked her if could defray all those expenses on 1001. a and she said I asked if she could keep a and she said she feared I asked her why then keep a and she said she should like to have a she said she would give her lady's maid 301. a and about 201. to each of the other six The whole of the of the servants and the household expenses she was sure she could pay out of the 1001. a She said she knew the coins of but was unable to state how many shillings were in a and when i asked how were in a she said 20. She could not state how many halfpence there were in a and said that there were three farthings in a He repeated questions of this but did not obtain satisfactory and she 1 fear I am very and could never do anything of this I put down four figures under each 9, 6, 7, 4, which she added and the result she made 221,814, but she feared it was I put down the same figures on another piece of and endeavoured to explain to and the result 573,024. ' The further examination of Dr. Roots was ordered to proceed and the Court A specimen of Aliss handwriting was exhibited in It was her written in a and handsome and evidently written by a person who had received a most superior July 11. meyers v. The plaintiff and defendant in this case were the wives of a person named being entitled to a sum of money in tlie in 1802 committed a for which he was sentenced to be transported for seven The by became the property of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of in consequence of the con They assigned their interest over to the who gave up ail claim in favour of by in year 1814, to which the Sheriffs of London were Meyers gave this fund to for the benefit of the his second and her The plaintiff first by whom he had only one and with whom Meyers had long ceased to insisted that she was entitled to the that Meyers had been deceived into his second marriage by the falsehood of his brother in who had told him the plaintiff was long since The principal point in the case was the competency of Meyers to execute the deed in His Honour thought enough was now before the Court to enable it to decide that and Ordered the cose to stand over for a few COURT OF COMMON July 11. stephens v. This was an action brought by the a residing in against the a surveyor to the Sun and other public a highly respectable in St. Paul's to recover damages for certain defamatory spoken by of and concerning the whereby he alleged he had sustained injury in. his &c Mr. Serjeant Andrews appeared for the and Mr. Serjeant Wilde for the It appeared from the evidence that a fire broke out in the house of the in in the earlier part of 1831, by his stock of woollen goods and cloth were The who had previously insured in the applied to the Insurance Office for the amount of tlie loss which he said he had sustained in consequence of and the defendant was employed by tlie Directors of Atlas to investigate the particulars of the plaintiff's and in this speaking of the observed that it was a very black The dant hid also advised to resist payment Of the amount of several suspicious circumstances which his duty to point 751. of it ana the present put the remarks which been compelled to in pursuing the for which he was retained by the For the plaintiff 'a Andrews called Mr. of the Insurance who proved that the plaintiff claimed He received 751. Mr. Institution for the of to the particulars of the Jewin witness lodged in the house The fire broke out cn a Sunday witness had to with and on his return at the fire aB much as possible io extinguishing the fire did not extend beyond one bed Witness the plaintiff nuking out the value oj tlie stock which had been The compensation for a great quantity of had been together with some which had not been made Mr. Toplis Had been over the he could hardly believe such a quantify of could have been consumed in a without a corresponding Witness had never been in the bedroom where the fire originated see a friend to bed who was stopping with him from the Witness did not recollect seeing any cloth Witness did not remember any woollen coming to Jewin street whilst he lodged Remembered the Utat he had quantity of Plaintiff on that bad of a man whom he had met on London but he could not tell his nor where he Recollects Mr. Toplis going over the A box of candles half consumed was taken Irom underneath the They were closely wedged No traces of the velvet were found with the exception of a small bit of a velvet which was taken out of a certain Mr. John of the firm of Chandler and was the next witness The Stevens had an account with witness for woollen Recollects the Mr. calling upon him in respect to the fire 1 which had taken place in the house of the They had a conversation about the goods which he supplied to Mr. Toplis acquainted witness with the extraordinary claims put in by the plaintiff against the Atlas Witness never supplied the plaintiff with By Lord Chief Justice Was the plaintiff in credit with you previous to the communication made by Toplis No my he was not in gooi he was at to have had credit for 201. but he increased it almost before we were aware of it to 701. Mr. Toplis informed me of the great claim which he had made against the Atlas as a advised me to attach the money in the hands of treasurer before it was paid to the I did not do but subsequently arrested the Lord Chief Justice the after this I do not think that the plaintiff has made out a cose to go to the It appears that Mr. the defendant in litis was Instigated .by no improper motive towards the but was only charging an arduous duty in impartial manner in which every public functionary is bound to do those who employ Let the plaintiff be The plaintiff was accordingly COURT OF July 11. The plaintiffs are woollen carrying on business in The defendant is a gentleman of fortune residing in This was an action for two bills of for 5601., drawn by the defendant an a Mr. by whom it was accepted on 21st of 1830. and payable two years after the other for 6001., drawn and accepted by the same parties in 1831, and payable ten months after having been endorsed to the plaintiffs by William a residing in Sackville The pf the as and notice to him by poet of the dishonour by the having been proved on behalf of the Mr. Earl addressed the Jury for the stating that tlie bills in question had been given to Cowper by the who was then a for an usurious and that he would be able show that the plaintiffs had taken knowing that they were tainted with If he should establish these the defendant be entitled to their He then called - Augustus I have got a release from from all claims on account of these I became of age on the 31st of March I was introduced to Cowper as a by the in summer of 1829, and I in Cowper's bouse in the autumn of 1830. 1 told him I wanted a loan of He said he had none to but would endeavour to procure me but he did not think he could do so without paying high I told him give any money for a as I wanted it very I saw him again a short time when he said that it would be necessary to gel the defendant the I said I wanted 3001. He said did not think he get thai sum for less than a of 5601. I accordingly got the defendant to draw a to that amount on which was made payable in two as I should be then of I gave it to and received from him 3001. in different In the October following 1: gave him a which was also drawn by the for 1,0001., for a loan of 5001,; in April 1831,1 gave him a similar of those now in 6001., in of receiving from him 3001. He gave me in all 1,1001., for which I gave him bills amount of 2,1601. By a The defendant was aware of the consideration which I received for these George brother of William heard the latter say that he received the bills in question for a usurious Saw one of the in February Told him that the bills were tainted with He no I am a bona fide holder of Could not say when the plaintiffs received the I was talking to them about the 1,0001. which is in the hands of a Mr. who said that it a disgraceful nnd that he would not arrest any of the parties on account of it. The plaintiff that he would not proceed on those bills without Cowper's by Mr. When these bills were given I lived along with my I quarrelled with and now from The plaintiffs supplied my brother with At the time these bills were given to the plaintiffs my brother bad more than the amount of of clothes unpaid for from the plaintiffs though he did not owe them the amount of the bills at that the credit not having The evidence of this witness was corroborated by another who was present at the conversation which he had with one of the Mr. John then addressed the Jury for the plain contending that though the bills might have been given to Cowper for a usurious still it was clear that the plaintiffs held them bona on a good and there was not a tittle of to show that they were when they received the that they were tainted with Mr. Baron told the Jury that if they believed that the plaintiffs had taken these bills bona fide in consideration of a debt due to them from and that they were at the time ignorant of the they were entitled to a The Jury having deliberated a short relumed a for the on ihe grounds that they believed the plaintiffs to aware of the usury when they took the bills trom COURT OF COMMISSIONERS OF the king v. john The John was charged upon an excise information for keeping a private still for the illicit manu facture of lor which offence he had incurred a penalty of 2001., and condemnation of the the extensive by the revenue The case was clearly proved by the Excise frem evidence of Excise officers who had dis- J covered the illegal and secured the on the premises where the illicit traffic was going The defendant tirne was taken before me Magistrates for the and pay usual of 301., but or being Unable to do he to prison for three and was then in | The after commenting on the oft repeated and continued frauds oh the by means of private condemned the to the use of Ihe and mitigated the penalty to 001. William Belli was of having unlawfully in his the of March at No. 5, Salt a quantity of plain upon which the duty had not been The Commissioners condemned the liquor | OF July 11. This was an action brought by the as assignee of who was a to recover Certain sums advanced by the bankrupt j Sir J. Scarlett appeared for the Holden was a partner of a house in the carrying on business as West India In. 1831 they became previously supported credit for considerable by obtaining loane to a very large They failed for the sum of seventy thousand of sum Mr. Holden was debtor in more than the bankruptcy the creditors having made that a considerable part of the debts consisted of advanced to the and thus it was that present action had The defendant is an officer jin and had been so since eighteenth He was allowed ascertain sum by his his but he exceeded his drew bills on the house for several thousand which were accepted by and this action was now brought to recover the money thus paid towards his It appears that Mrs. defendant's has a freehold estate of considerable and money in the to a large which on her death must come to the The defendant does not appear in the books of the house as a the father having put ail down to his own The question now the paid to the son was to as a gift or a loan whether the father in his circumstances had iany rights to make such gifts 1 After Sir James Scarlett had stated his on its appearing that name did not appear in the books as a debtor to the there being no proof that the sums in question had been advanced as a the plaintiff under the direction of the July 9.--Mr. Thomas Reynolds was arrested this and brought before the at the Head Police on a charge to that preferred against Messrs. Mr. Reynolds having himself in 5001., and two sureties 2501. to abide his It is said that a has been issued for the ap. prehension of Mr. Marcus who is at present in the county of Three whose names we have not have been arrested a charge of intimidating a mower from making hay at The Attorney General goes down to to prosecute a man name for is the taken by him in a recent The following has been addressed to the Dublin 5th 1832. Numerous violations of the law relating to unlawful assemblies having recently his Excellency ihe Lord Lieutenant has deemed it with reference the Circular Letters addressed to the Magistrates of Ireland in 1830, by the Right Hon. G. and in 1831, by to direct me to offer some remarks and suggestions which considered applicable the extensive confederacy has been formed for the purpose of or rendering all legal remedies for pf Whether means employed for the accomplishment of these objects he actual violence or it cannot that they are and that the most prompt and effectual measures should be adopted to counteract and suppress I have therefore to recal your attention to and io remind you that the assembling of bodies of which from their general and accompanying cir. are to excite terror and are criminal and You cannot fail to how directly this description applies to meetings whose vast num sudden and concerted demonstrate the ence of a previous seeking to attain its ends by the exhibition and array of great physical and the in. which it is calculated to The conduct and demeanour of the persons thus the sounding of and the display of and other the expressions of determination to frustrate the and threats against those who refuse to associate clearly characterise these meetings as inconsistent with the good order and tranquillity which it is the object of the law to From the same criminal source have arisen the erection of mounds and and other means of which are so frequently and so successfully prac You will that meetings convened for strictly legal purposes be so conducted as to acquire the character of illegal Should it appear Io you on occasions of this whe ther the law liai been your most prudent course will be to cause the persons Who have taken an active part in the proceedings to be to have informations detailing the particulars of their and uf that of the other persons and to transmit them to the Chief or for the purpose of being submitted to the Law Officers of the A recurrence of bearing such unequivocal marks of illegality as have been will render it incumbent upon Magistrates to exert all the powers with which the luw invests to suppress the and bring the guilty to Their efforts for important purpose will receive from his Majesty's Government the utmost assistance and 1 have the honour to Your most obedient humble William INSOLVENT The Matters of the PETITIONS and SCHEDULES of the PRISONERS hereinafter named same having been filed in the are appointed to be heard at the in Lincoln's on July 2(5, at Nine in the Henry late of and 24, dealer in ale and late of out of Henry lale of Stoke Noi lime burner John lale of 8, St. Benjamin lale of 8, Aldersgate street Edward late of Poplar bread John Mark cork Goulding late of 277, and Essex wine Richard late of and Queen out of John lale of 108, piano Edward lale of 18, New King's out of George lale of 6, Cannon street St. George's in hatter and tallow MEETINGS OF CREDITORS FIUST h. T. tavern 12 SECOND W. St. 11 A. T Lad 10 F. grocer It grocer HOUSE Ob orders op the Mrs. Divorce be further considered tlie question of second and to Mrs. Moffatt also to in order io be at the Bar should their press it. ordered to be specially summoned Reform be further considered on the Report with the Amendments adopted in such Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction be read a third notice op The Marquis of move Resolutions de of the state of Insecurity of the Records in the and also to move an to the praying his Majesty to carry into effect such an arrangement as to his Majesty's windom may seem relative lo the custody of those founded upon the recommendation of the Commissioners ef Public Records in Thu Duke Argyll v. part heard - to be further HOUSR OF notices op Col. Tor move a Resolution declaratory that it is expedient to remit those Taxes which have of lowering the Wages of Labour and the profits tif and to substitute in their mead ei modified Property Mr. for various Returns respecting the Bank of England's Affairs and of Accounts of and of Bank Post of- Dividends on Bank 8to fey &c. - I Mr. move an- Addressee Majesty Oft ihe subject of the detention of John Capes in move for an Inquiry into the present of the Diocesan and similar in with a view to render them more available to the purposes of general education in Col. to move for a for the of Steam Lord bring forward a motion respecting the Treaty with Russia respecting the Russian Dutch Mr. move for a Copy of Regulations at the House of Correction at Col. during such proceeding or the proposition of the Chancellor of the as may be made for giving effect to ihe Convention into relative to the Russian Dutch that his Majesty's in entering into this have acted in conformity with the though contrary to the of the original engagement of 1815, on it is founded and for a similar should on her fail to conform lo the spirit of her particularly with regard to in the event of such the present Convention ought in Ihe opinion of this be considered any longer as binding upon Great Mr. Robinson in the Committee on the Customs Duties the equalization of the duty on British Plantation Spirits imported into Newfoundland from Great by reducing the duty of chargeable under ilia c. 114, to 6d. per as paid from the West Mr. in the same To reduce the Duly on Coffee from 6d. lo 4d.-2. On the manufacture of and imported from the West from 18 guineas to 2pertun-3. On from 10a. to Is. per On from 5d. to per 5. The insertion of a Clause by which the importer of Sugar may be relieved from the payment of any duly on Sugar lost by drainage between the time of its being received and that of its being delivered King's Lord the like to move that same privileges with regard to the Wastage of Ruin shall be given to the Warehouses of sufficient security at Ihe Outports as are given by the said to Warehouses of special Mr. the like to move reduction of the Duly on Rum from to orders op the Ecclesiastical Lands Identity be read a second House to he called over on the motion of Mr. is expected lhal this motion will uot be pressed if it takes precedence of all other and most he disposed of before the gallery is opened to Exchequer Courts be considered in Reman Catholic Charities be read a third Lunatic Commissions be considered in Families be read a second Stage Coach Duties be considered in Fisheries be read a third Appropriation of Duties Linen Manufactures of to be Valuation of be read a third Prescription Tithes Prescription Taxed Carts be considered in Dower Customs Duties be considered in amendments to be moved in said ide Bribery at Elections bener Prevention John reading expected to be of be considered in We regret to state that a letter from Count Villa of the 26th of received in mentions the death of the Condedi eldest son of Ihe Marquis of which took place on the 21st of This estimable young man was educated in and greatly distinguished himself at the London Singular Affair -A few days a young named Mary of made the following singular statement before the of that which she avers to be but refuses tci swear or She stated that having agreed to be married to a man of the name of John of in they left that place together on about one o'clock on Thursday the 28th at the request of for the purpose of going to where an uncle of his and with whom it was intended she should remain until the tbe day fixed fur their On reaching the centre of Manin pretended the girth of the saddle was and ihai it was necessary to dismount in ordir to adjust but after a feiy moments spont in a pretended adjustment of the he seized the girl by the and instantly hurried her over Ihe bridge into the The man then instantly remounted the and galloped off on hin The height down which the girl was precipitated is not less than twenty and the water she was carried some distance down the She remained abnit five minutes in tlie when she succeeded in reaching the What adds to the atrocity of the is the fact of the young Woman having been at the lime pregnant by This is the statement made by the to she will not although she believes the intended to drown Martin's friends have endeavoured to get the affair hushed up by joining the in marriage and what renders the thing still more the girl herself is so little that the banns were actually published in Cockermouth church on Sunday Martin since been twice examined before the but as the young woman will not sign her previous both have been committed to the House of Correction until Monday when they will again be brought On Tuesday about ten a sailing barge was proceeding up the the lide strongly at the and as it was about to pass under London Bridge it struck against one of the starlings of the old which was partially concealed by the with 6Uch force that the side was stove and she sunk There were three men on the deck at the who saved themselves by jumping on the ruins ol the old The bargemen and others who work on the river complain greatly of the dangers to which they are constantly exposed in passing these Alleged a man the name of Thomas was taken to the Little on ihe charge of having causeS the death of a woman named Catherine with whom he It appears that the who is a lived at No. 1, Little and that they had both been in a beastly slate of. intoxication during the last On Saturday night they had a wht a he received some severe ill-usage from Sunday night the quarrel was since which tlie deceased has been in and continued constantly to she died yesterday morning about three Dr. of and was present i her He was too late to her any On examining the body it a dreadful there being a variety of bruises upon different parts of it. inspector of in whose custody ihe man has been has been most active in his
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