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Dublin Journal (Newspaper) - November 4, 1802, Dublin, Dublin i i Ocroara Wilfiwn Cbdltn JoVn Read werjj for deftroying away the flrip upon the 8th of Auguft about a league from fhVtowti of in the County of and William Maefarlane aud George Eaftcrby were alfo capitally In of the faid tn procuring and ad Vlfingher to bd ib caft an intent to com a fcaud Viphn certain by whom the faid Ihip Adwyirure had been infurcd from London to and from thence to and in a pcech occupied upwards of Opened the cafe to the Jufjv The indiclmjenf badbeen and from it they nmft have farmed Anne idea of the The charge ajjjiinft Codling and Read that the one ax and the other in the capacity of Supercargo had wilfully ami felonioutly caufed tofr away the liip Adventure w her voyage to and this to pre judice of theUnderwr TheindtiftmeiUfarther charged the other MacfarUmc and With the knowledge that the veflcl was to be confcquently with the moft complete intention 6f commit ting a fraud on the The evidence which he hsd to adduce in fuppoft of the profccation was ftrpng and in he however warning in that refpeat which he evir cherifhed towards did he oftut to informr them that the the ftrofeeution was the mate ot the the very man who did the deed who bored the Mies in her bot in confcquence of which flicfunk but although this wan come before the in a quelKonahk fliould him with fuch ftttngth M would prove Garrow having de tailed toe whole eircumtfanccYof the and having ex patiated at length prominent fea proceeded to eftabfifJS it by Hefirft called ifniuH by Mr GIBBS Said feewal a Seaman on hoard the Adventure William was the Captain the vefiet was below Lhnehoufe when he etttered as fime of the cargo en board j John Unvgtas was the Mate Borrow ufed to come backwards and forwards f there were and who formed the crew of She Ailed to took in aft of tons Of fcaltaftj to where Douglas left theitifp Sturrow her the Tame1 Rtad as Superctrgo When Douglas left tile VTitncfs was coming off in a boat from Draft atid told him he inuft take He tiM IK was not he did not underftatfd Codiin as plcafed that was They might failed the laid he was waiting for a and he did There was a the CapUin gave orders tvhavc nothing put into but the ftai1 bars orders to ocpins for the After the Witntis left the Captain told him Ste be in her 48 hoars war the 1 Fridajibcfore he veflel On Saturday he told hrm it would be the tail night they fhouU be ia the wwVttrt fit p carry them ihrb the The Witnefs tTJhfc fame the Captain1 was at the fie Itiot to relieve He the Captain the cabins he flayed about a quarter of an Go and you fliall find augu Uyictgoii the cabin you are to take of fjbc and bore a hole as clpfc down Jo Witnefs took and bored The he up to ai on board Read IM6 f il c I I ntttayafikr wages Mnefarranc faid cue of them W extmined He at in apprentice o at b the rtimcrk board wfth a trunltbitk wenf again in the it wis hot brought Qackv The reft ot his correTpoiuled with thatof the former JoLn Laty and Jama Ktjflt two of ihe fwore to the EJioarJ aid he was Captain of a He had twen acquainted Eaftcrby abttjit 17 jf failed hi hisemptoyas Mafter of Eafterby ap plied to hinviri May to fail as Supercargo of the Ad venture he undertook to do He afterwards had fre quent conversation with Mapfartanewas pre fent at About hrec weeks he in the parlour of at janada Wharf Eaflerby fsid he did not doubt that many fliipVhad been and might be to cheat the Underwriters of the Eaficrby told hint that he and MacfarlaneVrre joint of the fliip tnd Three of four the fliip Eafterby fent for him to houfe M he found and KUcfarlane Eaftcrby that they wijhcd the fliip Oipuld projcted from London to and from to Gib ra1tarrthere fell the private fale pr public after which they thought an npporttmity might be taken to fink the iothc they might take to the artd get One halt of the bills might be fent in private and the bttter in pub lie JetttrsThe whole of this ww in the prcfence of and Macfarlane laid fuch a thing mighr be Codiin occaucmally And fuppofcd it might be done no ever maqf The Witucfs nevec meant to the his f eafon fur appearing to do toy was to gtjf former accounis delivered him diff which he returned to Mr Eafterby at ftotV Bcutet proved notice toproduce the The value appeared to from the about SJtirt Datialai went down to Brighton the loth of for the apdfaw thevcf felr Part of lier maft ovt of water f ftewas two miles and a halt from the wljen he faw He afterwards faw EafteTrby and and Read took a watch out of his and offering it faid lie had no right part of the He foncst At boatmen were endeavouring to get the On the following morning he taw and walking togeUuff he joined and they lnformi him CodTin Ixtnaen He expreiTedius afloniflUneht at their permitting himw what bad parted the day EhQcrbjr faid ne woiikl detain him he did and fent oo of in his Codlia mentioned the exacuees fie was and the Witnefs faid hs would dtfraV them part of the Coillin rcpiielri veiy well and the Witnefi underftood him to promJji not to Thefhip was at this time way to fhorc lie reached it by the i He wetit lliip he thefirft perfon who went In the fcuft le he perceived the the outfidc he found the lockers had been knocked dowo and part tHe ceiling torn up he difcovered wluch ap pearid to have done by a rude inftrurnent it was nine ttkhes and four or five It vf the larboard He did not perceive tht otlidj holes till the day were t augur on the larboard The hole made with the rude or bhint was fufficient to fink the veflel the tu appexredjto have been on the in red bored the and Uft the au jifs hc Captaiii him to et them ftay till atht IJihcy brcakfaftrd in the flvp on tht Sunday f was pot alloivcd to come He out of the arid ftrgck the thro1 The Captain waa down and erowbjT he tnat was the the time the Witness did theloclclprs Witnefn ftruoic Ae by theCap the yratcr then came wrime he made tithe augur Read was in he never poke to hehad bored the holes Dcfore cfowbar hole hlni to call he came up to the and tbco down to Tctt when there a fignal of boring the Captain T t6tJikiB Sjn faiU theywere irV fituations jtftvented When theiigna was and the people aflced if they anyaiHftaiiccV they jirould tow her fhVfniphelonged and Kad no eSavf up o4ittflf the flic went down on of Holes beingborSt and to ttrightoii on the Eaf ilerhy aikext boted tbe and I OrithelKqrfday he gone to He told Eafterby had aAtd imprudently in fulFering to leave the Eaftcrby thought there jras no he was only gone to b retUrn the day On and efte wtcntwitliJiim jBcJkrepUeeliri sljouldrile j lie fvhn he could not fav yitfg on floor nun if the tliehaudlc ofthe chifcl and the 4e told him handle ef it jn oWer to plug the if IhV thW were bringing a 4 fooff and liad msde a coaft have taken a as it was Read and itiigtithave heard ojWtered the Capttin and him to apprentice to He went on board He knew After p Eafterby nfed to come at eels of ca fyjur iflfWJbdijti bmd jiud flour ntflre bciard the another of hi4 nips in the Kennedy Was the other renUcc When went Read ilia truijc was bruejiht OR aftcrwaidt taken while they In the They off Brigiiton in thjfrc fouf Toe Witneft was Caliju prepared On about ten or Codiin him down for Kin jjrcrttcoatj it wis rn of the cabin lockers he took off tjie iflcch of the and heard the water rufti in he and told Codiin there was a leak he faid tUerc no fuch and ftnr him forware thfy had DW innp going he knew where the of he titftwr wai oat Ijie dcfind George Kennedy to go for ft he was procccdiog down the companion and upt at that time the water faft upon th The Captain ordered tbe VituelV to tij H brcakfaOcd in the hpt he did uot the laid the Mate would do aI that was to he the Mate binded the his tea on the There Wai a crowbar laying on the aftf took it to the The Witneft offered to gudowu Co the but the Matter would not fuftlr After they had all got Into iliz boat but the Mate and the bullied and faid wuuUl care of the iupbut the CJahuln iaid had aohuuncft to touch They they would engage to tow her The Cuftomhoulc took her in tow j Hie and weut down her topgallanimafi was above Read wihd file might go for the people afnorc would plunder Read be bad in the tvgrld w4i lujUand he WM ruined Cor On UK on loris on board which orfivcdiys T was no mwc than70 br8d had pa board ot great value inn y Earterby and found hi gone found i Avas frew ftatiiig hijintehtion of yjomg to rjc The Wit ids fcUoBtcrdhim to and applied to the Pcu toi kriyw he fiad heard of a perfonof f had There were patVets under The Wisncfe got a took the fearchcd He found Ccd Of tVbcd pUats of the The Witnefs imfd Charge to Act wo r fclvage ofiKc VefKtl was principallr owing he mined with attention the Vettef after it was bfought on he difcflvcrfidthe different holes which the and could fay pofitively that they could not have been made hy any accident which niight afiiei the but that they mutt have been made in the infid of the vcflel this was evidcrtt frbnithe ipfpectron of t which were toted to iave tacit bored by tfte and of Uut which made by the In the the apertures weregreateft pti tlie outfidci where the roughnefs occa fiftritd hV forcing the augurs was maft to the hole inadc by thcllroke of that a night ba at the Brewer defcribcd the Aate the veflel waa when towedon Oiore and produced in Court ttvo from the of the veflel in whfeh thpfe had been made that caufed the veflel to finkt In one of the plankg were holes birrd hy an In another was the large fuppofcd to have been made by the crow and which was fufficient have funk the veflel but tHe augur holes could not have funk Alt the holes appeared to have been made from the infide of the and when flic was intpEhoreham lur a ef foldiers plaeedovef fo that no pcrfun cosld have made thbfe holes after flic brought on Ou this witnefs being he faid the veftel was not deilroyed but was flilr of be ing repaired jijid rendered A that when the prifoner Read was firfttjtkcn up at that lie volun tarily put a ptpcr into tbe witnefleVi which was the power by he had been appointed idpercargo ot the and by which the cargo in hit care and as the perfon who was tollifpolc of it when die veflel arrived at her pUce of Read 6rft difchatgeU on his own reeiotni and from the xjth to the aad of Auguft Ite re mained at X ewes but was then taken into cuftody under a warrant from Sir John At this time Read dc fired that all letters directed t him might be taluo i an Infurancc aid he had len ap tcrb flup litdto Mthe of Juoetocflecl infurancc for EtfJjave trby and Macfarlinc to the amount of on goods lupped board brig Adventure Eafterby Cl and the he toolisii acctjfntol Ae cargo aecbtant was then compared with rhehllsof Sbsrwxi onderftood to fix cafes oTClver pUtt witnefs fkid uot Iml Of iftjbr boxet of ebina there was not one tabe Of of infteadof There was were wo pair irifteadof right Two etrWof eould not be of There were not fix nor and in severatother The of a whom Macfarlane had jeot receiving many that were not on laid he fsnr cargo that been recovered from the the value of which was no more thasi jijiUand rhad gome in a wherry with bpjj Adventurei atWe when the away her in the This WAS donetotfae Two or three the he toolt another of goods of the brig to Eafterby vswarehouft He alfo took away of goods from the tefielin company who went with himfrom that was fituate by the v a ntxical in that the aceoropanM by M4cla on the J of May to hayefonte bftrnnxnts he Be then ordered a fmail table a nwaber of flutes and vio a quantity ef mrificbooksi and alxcge ele unt Macrwlaae faid they wcrctq be and ui June they wesle fent to bin at his houfe in They were all fent tttithai except the fmall On the a jd he at Mao houfe ievcrii of the togetbtt with the iarhe houfe EafterbyAttten difterenf and agtand piano forte and otner articles lodgings of a Jfnt was filter to Vattifon tkcy lived in near filter ufed tqbe frequently the and after fa ww bar fiftei brought home ficveral things froth faitifut wastlca way a vnry tm kerned inuch afibcHesl She laid had been acquainted with Macfcwkae for five She lived near his and oftea After he was taken top fliecarried the goods from his honfe to her own flie was not defired to dofoby any but took thetn of her Matfarhuxr had not nadeany to to mdtftc hefto take thejn awayf Her reafou ftrfo doing it that there was servant maid in Ws isnasr whoferaftody fliediinot ebiikv the goods and he be was about so be made Being why did not re inove bia if fcctirity was her anfwcrecVflie would have done fo had it was apnaehcnded in her were prpecesliBg from to her The goods were chiefly packedup flie took away astrwchaslhe could in When got them The Witneft wasaucd hwwofiteahadfiie vifittd Mac fa rlanc finee he wad committed ta peiion flic ai often as it was convenient aud prcafaiit tc She was then aAed if ilie had not vifitcdhim daily r At firft fhcrefufcdtt anlwir the queftiun but at Uft aufweredft in the This was whole of the caft on the pact of the pro v Eounfcl for then addrefied the Court on the qucftien of By the llatute opon which his Client was tadidadv it wasneceflary tSftt the intention of defrauding the Undcrwritew fliouVd be The bare of finking the bin not unlcfs there was evidence to flicw that i f was doae There was no proof the prironer intended to demand money from the He would go fo far aa to admit that there was a preparation of all the means for claiming this money but the daim was not nor was therewvidencefufficiant that it wa intended tsbe and that very act oansKtutedtm ofifcnee ef the Ithad appeared in evidence that the Blip was not not deftroyedtior caft The Caicr JIWTICI If the of boles in a fo as to caufe her to fink down to the bottMi of the isnot a cafting I ftiould be calling away deal of my time in defcribing that act in terms kfs Scajeant as Counfiel for the prifoner ubmitted that the prefcnt charge touTdnot in niannee apply to The Act made it felony to fin or deftrvy a did not mean to charge any perfons with that except thofc were srdinarily appointed and navigate fuch There was no evidence was on beard io that character he was merely appiUdtffda Sapvreargo by the and he bad nothing to do in the management of the He would there fore put it to the whether Read was fuch an Officer by the Ad of Parliament could cemeunder the defcrip tlonpf a perfon belonging to the Oip f Mff Go a nair argued on the fiunie Ht that if there remained even a doubv on this the pri foner wa entitled to the benefit of doubt butrtcaafd1 not lie a oueftion of doubt whether the Supercargo WM fuch an Officer on board the fhip as the alluded 7he very defcription of hivoflicemuft eielude Gr0ni any flisreinthemanagemtutof the fliipi He merely an Agent by the Ownerstotake care tnd pofc of the goods in 9 foreign market and thn was ge nerally done to fave the tttpence oC an Agent abroaoW When this Agent went might take a fliare ia the management of the the Captain was the Supercargo hut there was no proof that Read had thing tb do whatever m navigating the and was he could by the be included among Uiofe charged wikh finking The LORD CHIKV this objectionbad very properly fitly been tt a point that re quired ierious which it certainly fliould w tHe twelve Judges in what of a Supercargo on board a tnid hould the rhere w number of the Parrim btu the di Aron rifd perfon who applied to He executed the On j The prifohcrMacfarlaoebeing called on for the agth of the fame month he had another order for an he had fervcd His Majefty twentyeight fixtcen uuurancc to the amount of on goods in the fame of whichhehadfcrVcd He called tome which he Shortly after he iofurod her able perfttoi to for On the of July he was again applied to in fure for Eafterby then ocfircd him to ftop till he made up his accounts and faw hoWmushhe wasfliort of The whole fum required to be infurcd was the iiOurcd On the he received orders again from and Macfarlane to on and a on which was the commiflion of the The witnefs told them he was not fatisfiedas to the Cccurity of the on which they both and lodged them in as Upon further orders bcuw given or niaUog additional the witnefs defired Ms who tranlaaed to ftopmakiog any WaUtr another Infurftnee he bid received from Baftcrbr to It is faid there it at the end of thil of by the tlmt Ettca intend officer t ing to 5chwitZf rwr to dewiand er Wili of entirely difband the m i i K the of to t be Hjjfore thty fepaated to the the FM the miffion of the State of Berne addrtflVd the lowing Proclamation to the InfuiUtamr CfaiWren The frank inli both in the Mite your aad tp yaw Chiefs the tBeafures you adopted who had reproach tatemfiavcs with thoft patcynal oblivion of the paft you maniff ftcd to themrdefervfe a tntexnd real gratiti By the affittjince of end OOD a which we neither can as a inacli whieh our ot be ybilr fet off on their ip reinforce the Ar of ObfcrvatfOn afiembled oh the fromiert of f troublejof Swif having communicated to the Friclrf the ProviHonal recqgaizfd I having been diflblvedby an vmed of the i6th Rationed in ed ordery to proceed1 te begun their Engltfh Journal is to be pubiifhed in Pnrisy entitled 7be JLotuton mlfuied in The pf who hate arrived announce in their thai mtute of rheir Inteiiif enoe will enable4hmf Inlbrttaation refpeflhig and An the Engliflt have tpuchipd upon in any of reafoft they eiye for rlwkemigra tips if The progtrffive high prkw of enonaoua Tixtt tmpcled ia on all JjecBf rebttng to and pattftiifim tkt frtji hare adda to M ff 9 OCT on the part of Bafttrby y urged tbaf thefc men did not come within the ju on of ine which only took cognlmanee of all committed on the high Now thefc men had not been on board the never ftirred from the andyet they were brought to the Bat of the High Cdurt of charged with an teronftitute which they xniUl have been on tbe Adventure at the v Lord BttiNXMouon that ill conviOion took he fliottld referve thefe two objcikionr for the eon The intelligence be ai contradictory perplexing at Mttnbeiaof the Helvetic Qowernment at but it doei not ttppcar that fumed the exercife of their The of Confederates liftve been I have retained i heir and before they they noffelTed themfeUea of all ry Storea which were in the Arfenal of The Diet of SchWitx Rill have declared that it considers iifrlf M the legal Governnvsntof wv appointed by a great majority of tbe peop Lettert from Bafle o a that the Diet transmitted J morial to the Firft and at em two Deputies to Citizen Raj iot nothing but the ebfoluie iec of
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