Sunday, December 17, 1815

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Anti Gallican Monitor (Newspaper) - December 17, 1815, London, Middlesex � Peace be to Fruuce, if France in Peace permit �� The ju�t and Hneal entrant* to ouro*B : * If not, blued Frmice -qhcI Pvnce aacrnd ta Heaven."-SwAKEftytiAUK. DECEMBER 17, istr,. Bishop's Walt hum, on the 34th of March, 1810, was recaptured at Hustings and Rent to Nor. man-cross prison on the I5th of April, IBIO . he was afterwards re-admitted to parole at Ash-burn. On the 5th of March, 1811, he a second time violated his parole, and was apprehended, and sent into confinement at Chatham. The following translation tf'a letter will throw some light upon this subject:- Aslilnmrn, Sept. 6,1810. To the most Honourable t!�i* Commissioners of the Trans* porl Office. The Adjutant Comuuuulnul Pilkt, and Captain Pao- lucci, of the Koynl Italian Navy. Honourable Gentlemen,-In conformity to your ilirec-tions, \vc repaired to Aslihnmrt, the depot assigned to us by you, where we arrived on the 1st instant. Accept, Gentlemen, our thanks for the manner, as obliging ns prompt, in winch you have forwarded to \\\ Ferdinand Mendez Pinto was but a Type of thee, �' Thou Liar eftEe first magnitude."--Congrkyb. In the las�t Number of this Paper I gave a few extracts from the above work, which, as I stated, I took from the Quarterly iteview, but I have �nce received the book itself, from which I shall nuke some further extracts, and add an observation or two. What an ignorant, malicious Frenchman, confined several years u close prisoner in our prison ships at Woolwich, might say of our Government, our laws, manners, state of society, &e. would not be worth notice, were it not for its carrying with it a certain political bearing.- Every thing which issues from the French press must have been previously presented to the Po- I lice in manuscript; who then will deny that this publication, which is a libel on every thing respectable in this country, has received the sanction of the French Government? And hen- t will Mke upon myself to say, that even Buonaparte a , � would never have suffered such an atrocious libel lus memo,'.v> "auiely, that in ] 8t:j, when confined j as this to appearagainst any Government with T , f,H: hu,ksa ,ie was ,,ot ^together idle, ! which he was at peace. Tin-re arc newspapers | , V- i yeUr !>,: tninsmiUetl 51 Memorial to in this ceuntry which were quite alive to every I . a. government, netting forth the mun-tiradv against their country \vhicli issued from | .,,tM?" wl"el* i,ie �rv"ch prisoners were treated the French press in the time of IJuoNAPAtm:, S "J- count,'.v-> W,IH"1' WilA printed in the shape which are at present quite chap-fallen, and have *{ ' a P!'mP�kt' ��d was, by Bu on a I* a n r tsV. or-not a word to my� bow that thei wiw much in fashion with ladies of rank.--I shall add th* following-** When the pilfered articles are brought home, it ia pretty generally known in what manner they are obtained: the busmes* ia laughed over ; and very often the head of the family cracks his jokes on the occasion, and will say, Mrs. J- i� an excellent, housewife; none of her children will ever know how to manage as she does."-(page 51.) The General has the effrontery to quote from " the Winter in London,*' (a book published herein 180t�-he says*, in 175)(>-a bonk in which the prevailing follies of the day were beverely I satyrized,) certain infamous charges against. two> Ladies of very high rank, not. one word of which \h to be. found in that work: the following are his words. " A work entitled 4i A Winter in London'" was published in I7 vritcv have been v4'riJied."- -page lik. .The General,, in continuation, say:.;--'a! F.vevy day the public ia uttinned with th'^ recital m scenes which unfidd a moat hideout! denn.*-nation ; every day the Magifarates are a--s;i-|ed with complaintn of a opeeuvi of delr.'.neis. r .1 depraveioo ol' morahi, whuai wouhl cauw ,*� v. ntnnd.mt end every where in siie tvo.iJ. but n V-nfrl'Mv.l j and, neveiMieless, yon wdl hear them say, with Hit;- greatei-.t t {fro i ,u" L: der, circulated in the vurions prisons in which hen- Jnenda, the i\ {]w En,,!iHh W(;re ..onlined, in ortler to excite the the Government, halm} ^ t)u;in> P0!,ul:  �........ I shall commence with the GeneraPti account of the. motive which incited Bks.MNGIHAM to murder Mr� Percevaj.. '* A Merchant had been commissioned by the Government to purchas" a quantity of timber for the navy, in the port of Archangel. At that epoch England was at OH tier ! last gasp; rme oircuuiHtaueeB ontruct became diaadvautagedus could neither repair changed ; the i and the Ministers suffered the entire responsibility to fall upon their ugentf whereby he way ruined,, *' Tlie unforttinale. vtian had presented dilfer-ent IVSemorials, and demanded a?Klienees, but received no answer. .Driven to despair, he presented himself at the door of the filouse of Com., ion IP and liotipitalily is not-txercise toward ea a viviuf :l 1 other ouer at the j 1 battle of Vimiera, in 1808, and being brought j * to England, in violation, he says, of the Con- \ ventiou of Cintra. He is, however, silent as to the reason of his confinement on board a prison-1 shall refretth his memory on that point. tnons, waitH lulls him. " lie was seized; the crime was acknowledged; lie was tried, found go iky, and sentenced to be hanged, which sentence was carried into ckccii-lion a few dayi; afterwards. At the tame of e>:e-> cation an immense; crowd attended, and filled the street; and from all qnnrtera the following exclamations resounded Farewell, worthy man ! you owe a reparation to the laws of the country, which you have offended, but God bless you! you have rendered a great service to youv country ; you have taught Ministers to act justly, and to give audience when demanded,, 60 A subscription way opened for h'mwidow and his; children, which amounted to a very eonsid'--rabh. sum. Their fortune thus became ten timea greater than they wouhl ever have expected i� t'-uit coantry, ami you wi I'' reHc hear it repi-ated m?. the mt ;'4j ridiculous manner in ranee, ; h,-.^ ?,,.; Eno-Hsh uiarrictJ La , that one r� a:a�., .vtiy crimofi do not olila'm the same publicity in J''iuneo as in !!'',iiglatidj is, that the journals there :n  cot permitted to take notice of them in done hero. It. is impossible vaner of tiie Order or St. Lours and member of tin i^egion of I Honour throui Dcene anecdote any other �,ittuition.""*-Page oVi. >peukiug of the sentence pushed on Mr. Cob- 4 bett, on account of tm famous libel respecting ' military flogging, he says- he maimer to folhnv the C'he ! h al 1 his gross anrl oho hich exist only in Hie j pered imagination of Urn worthy Knight, nor shall S repeat Ins atrocious hind on every member of the lloyal Family, which ho lias collcqteol from journals whose Editors have been impri-\ aotietl for those libel:;, nor doer* he treat our Op�� position much better: Lord Cochraku. ami Su' V . ByitUKTT are ta.'v<?icly spoken of by him. Lord Cabti.kiikaoii alyo come:-; in for liis; i;hare of Jibuoo, He thus accounts for the election of Lord CociniAKK and iiiv ii'*uANi;f-:;; llimuurk' by the city of Westminster. "The nobility and all. the wealthy Widowiicru who have no connejiiou (at least in appearand-) with commerce, resi truunpa written by one A-amp, of the Transport Board, j �t* their election by tL-e destruction of their fm-� Now I arn convinced, from what he here ntates ) mture aud the demolition ol their homev^i the about his writing to Mr. Lovnu,, and also to . most trifling Parliamentary oiwussum, la^'hsch Mr. Brougham, and fiom the trouble whh-h he  theI�* Representatives would tz.umiest ant^popu* took about the business, that he (Pii.i.trr) him- \lur sentiments." v- self was the author ot the libel. I ?e Although this kind of policy be no IdVgaC . -.........^ ,,v.,.v.j �w 3 in tbe extracts in last week's Anti-Qall'ican it j necessary, nevertheless, recourse is still had to He absconded ia violation of bin parole, from stated, in theGtmeral's words, that fchopiiftiug � it, and if two meu more disgraced than Lord

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