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E, COOKE, of rectness of such imputation" and to substitust place. I had a knowledge that such adver- publication that the people in the western
"That the witness be precluded from stating blasted reputation. It was nevertheless believed The question then recurred on the near his belief of any fraud committed by Governor that the President entertained friendly feelings made by Mr. Archer, yesterday, and in Houston, or in which he participated."
A motion was made by Mr. TAFLOR to amend!bad reputation, the President could not openly mission to withdraw the interrogatory and then the motion by striking out the word “belief,” reward him, or nominate him to any office of
and inserting the word "evidence,” which be- honor or emolument. I understood that Gov.
A motion was made by Mr. CRAIG, to amend that one of the objects of his visit to this city the said motion, by striking out after the word was to obtain this contract. I saw, by the " that," and inserting the following: “The terms of the proposals that no individual, not witness be precluded in his response to the inter- favored by the Head of the Department, or the rogatory last put, from stating any facts tending President, could make any considerable sum of
to fix fraud upon the accused, or upon any other money by it, as by the terms of the advertise-
And, on the question to agree to this amend- the Secretary of War to enlarge or alter the
be permitted to state any evidence which he posals which Mr. Prentiss had made. I heard
And on the question to agree to this amend the difficulties that he met with. From the
"That the witness be precluded from stating an arrangement between the Secretary of War 4, as he said, to STEWART, and being demanded by a major
bis belief of any fraud committed by Governor and Governor Houston, at the time these adver-
then lad or now has tending to prove it.“
And on the question to agree to the said mo than others would have supplied them for. A
Another notion was then made by Mr. oppose the Indian bill. I had other objections
the witness FROM THE JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE. FRIDAY, APRIL 20.
question which may arise in the hearing of the “ That the witness be precluded from giving
trial of SAYUEL Houstox. to the right
evidence of any fraud committed by, or, partiion.
The hour of 12 o'clock, meridian, having ar WILLIAN STANBERY then proceeded further cipated in, by Samuel Houston, and which is d supposed rived,
to testify as follows, in answer to said interroga- not in the printed speech of said witness imput
tory : SAMUEL Houston, accompanied by his Counto any evi
ed to said Houston.”
Though in making the remarks referred to, i e had theresel, was placed at the bar of the House, by or
A motion was made by Mr. Vinton, that der of the Speaker.
did not intend to impute fraud to Governor this motion be laid on the table ; which moMr. ŞTANBERT' requested that his testimony
Houston, being a private individual whose resi- tion to lie on the table, the SPEAKER de. whether, if delivered yesterday, be read—which being done,
dence was unknown to me, (I did not know cided, under the order adopted on the 17th of evidence,
he gave the following explanatory testimony, he was in this city,) yet if I am called upon now instant, prescribing the mode of proceeding in question? viz :
express an opinion whether he be guilty of the case, in hearing, was not in order. native. "I believed during the evening of the con
frad or not-[Here exception was taken to took an ap- test, and the whole of the next day, that I had the relevancy of the testimony : when Mr. S. the House.
From this decision Mr. Vinton appealed to been knocked down by the club on the first
resumed, he said, * ] I would not be understood SPEAKER,
And after debate on the appeal, by what I stated, as acquitting Governor Housor second blow; but on examining my waistuu? section to the
Mr. BEARDSLEY withdrew his said motion.
ton of participation in this fraud. He was a
And WILLIAM STANBERY then again pro
, and was led to conclude that i ile was called upon to express our opinion,ut Indians as had already emigrated, but for the g been done, might have been thrown down in the scafie." eleculd say that I did believe at the time I made supply of rations for all those who might emi. The question recurred on granting peras
, and do now, that Governor Hous- grate after the passage of the Indian Bill then wheto the discus- tory propounded by his Counsel yesterday at state the evidence that I had of his parti- expenditure of several millions of dollars. The tion, decided These remarks, thus published, apie the begin, at the time the proposals for making the public
the importance of the
proposed con: fraud to the accused. Had you tlen er det sentract for Indian rations were published track. By the advertisement, the proposals peal. you now, any, and what evidence of the con
ble Intelligencer and the Telegraph alishing were to be received in se short a time after the otion, insisting Parole informaas follows:
teoject of the proposals was to invited cont proposteseven if the importance of it had been the interroga- Did you or did you not impute a fraud era tend to impute fraud to the accused in the sun
A toisestage of the testimony, the witnesseite ments were printed about the time that Go the reading of ment of your remarks in the Intelligence :
Mr. Beardsley, who then vernor Houston was in this city. He was un,
derstood to be a man of broken fortunes and
towards him; but that, in consequence of his e witness had a zhe considered stitute another, as aforesaid; which motie. so
follows: need that the
Houston was an applicant for this contract, and ttle that ques- ness as having sufficiently answered the Shall the paper che affirmative; Effidavit to be
, the right was erk's table ac
quantity of rations to be issued, and the right
the contract to any of
the supply of these rations at a greater price
moved the following:
pending when the mored for
ing disgreed to
charge of fraud
Resolved, that the House consider the se
And after further debate thereo-
It passed in the negative.
that the House do reconsider the rote stes person."
yesterday, by which the said interrogator a also read; and
directed to be propounded to the Compisar.
viz : uestion be re
"These remarks, thus published, impetu! ces and 12 o'clock to-) And after debate,
rectness of such imputation!"
The previous question
nays. stpone further you now, any, and what evidence of the most
had or now has tending to ." Bent
, it passed in the affirmative.
was mored be
question be now put
corse than un- of the members present-
ton as amended, it passed in the affirmative.
to that measure, but, the belief that the passage
until to-morrow Will the House reconsider the said rote.
And was decided in the negative. from the har, Wm. Standaar was, at his request
, ezeza from voting on this question, as well as an *
of the bill would give occasion to humerous
MONDAY; APRIL 23. frauds of a similar character, was one of the In the Senate, on Friday, the President com. strong objections I had against it. I mentioned municated a report from the Post Office Dethese objections which I had, before the pas- portment, showing the contracts of that depart. sage of the bill, to several of my friends. The ment for the past year; also, a statement from evidence I have now, that Governor Houston the Treasury Department, showing the emolu. was concerned in the proposed contract, is the ments of the offices of the customs for the year deposition of Luther Blake, taken before a ma- 1831. A message was received from the Pregistrate in this city, which I ask may be read by sident of the United States, transmitting, in the clerk.
compliance with a resolution of the Senate, ad. (Mr. STAN BERI then handed in a paper at the ditional correspondence with the British goclerk's table.]
vernment, relative to the colonial trade. Mr. The accused, by his counsel, objected to the CHAMBERS, from the Committee on the District paper produced by the witness, and called a de- of Columbia, reported several bills relating to position, as not being evidence until shown how the District, without amendment. Mr. Tipton taken.
presented the memorial of the General AssemThe reading of the said paper or deposition bly of Indiana, praying to be permitted to was called for by Mr. HORACE EVENETT, and change the application of a donation of Conthe reading being objected to by a member, gress for the Indiana Canal, to the inprovement
The question was put-shall the paper be of the navigation of the Miami siver, which, af. read?
ter some remarks, in explanation, from Mr. And passed in the affirmative.
Tipton, was referred to the Commitiee on The said paper was then read, and is as fol. Roads and Canals. After the transaction of the lows:
usual morning's business, the appropriation bill “I, Luther Blake, of Arkansas Territory, be- was taken up, and the question, still pending, ing duly sworn, do depose and say, that on the with regard to the appropriation for minister to 21st day of March, 1830, as I was coming out of France, was debated until the Senate adjournthe War Office, in Washington, Governor Sa-e.l. Messrs. CHAMBERS, SMITH, CLAITON, muel Houston accosted me, and alluded to cer- Harne, Forsytu, WEBSTER, and Millen, tain bids that had been made to supply the go- engaged in e very interes:ing and animated devernment with rations to the emigrating Indians, bate. The question was not taken when the of which bids I had then put in the lowest. Go-Senate adjourned. vernor Houston having apparently made himself
In the House of Representatives, Mr. MIL. acquainted with the amount of the different LIGAN presented a petition from citizens of bids, informed he that he had not put in a bid Wilmington, Delaware, praying for the estain his own name, but had entered several in the blishment of a custom house in that city, which name of other persons, of which he had the was referred to the Committee on Commerce. control. My bid was at eight cents per ration, The consideration was resumed of the charges and he, the said Houston, proposed to me that against the Collector of Wiscasset, and Mr. I should withdraw my bid, and buy up those of PLUMMER continued his remarks in favor of the William Prentiss, and David Butler, jun., and report of the Committee on the Judiciary, until that I should then join with him and his friend, the expiration of the hour. The House then (whom he did not name,) who was concerned proceeded to the trial of General Houston, for with him in a contract which might be secured a breach of privilege, and the accused was conat a much higher rate than the bids of either ducted to the bar by the Sergeant-at-Arms. · mine, Prentiss, or Butler, and that thereby we The question was again discussed as to the might secure an independent fortune; and until putting of a certain interrogatory propounded the 24th of March, 1820, each day successively to Mr. Stanbery on the preceding day, by the inquired of me, to know if I had succeeded in counsel for the accused, and a morion was made purchasing the bids of Prentiss and Butler.
for the reconsideration of the vote by which it “ LUTHER BLAKE.
had been ordered. The motion, however, was "Subscribed and sworn to before
negatived upon a division of yeas and nays.
The examination was then proceeded in, but “D. A. Hall, Justice of Peace.”
was interrupted at various times by discussing And the question was stated-shall the said on the nature of the testimony given, and its paper or deposition be received?
relevancy to the case under consideration.
The Senate did not sit on Saturday, And pending this question, it was,
The House of Representatives assembled at On motion of Mr. LEWIS Condict,
eleven o'clock, and the usual morning business Ordered, That the further hearing of the case was laid aside, in conformity with the vote of be postponed until 11 o'clock, A. M. tomorrow; the preceding day, for the purpose of proceedwhen Samuel Houston was remanded into the ing with the trial of Mr. Houston, for breach custody of the Sergeant-at-Arms, and was con- of privilege. The House sat till four o'clock, ducted from the bar.
and considerable progress was made in the And the House adjourned until to-morrow, trial. The examination of Mr. Stanbery was 11 o'clock, A. M.
resumed and concluded; and General Vance of [Those words with brackets are not upon Ohio, and Colonel Cave Jurnsox, of Tennessee, the Journal, but are inserted by the copyist.] were afterwards respectively sworn in their
o be expected.
places in the House, and interrogated. Before, charges, and after some remarks from Evans, 3:12 CH however, the examination of the latter was of Maine, Mr. PLUMMER resumed his argument Fiat brought to a close, the further prosecution of in favor of referring the subject to the Treasury de the case was postponed till twelve o'clock this Department. On the expiration of the hour,
the House proceeded to the trial of General Before the rising of the House, the time for Houston. The accused was conducted to the des the Bank Committee to report the result of the bar, attended, as before, by the Sergeant-at. he recent insestigation at Philadelphia, was ex- Arms, and by his counsel, Mr. F. S. Key. The in ' tended to the prsent week, about the middle, testimony delivered, on Saturday by Colonel or towards the end of which, the report may CAVE Johxson, of Tennessee, was read over,
and that gentleman was further examined by
the counsel for the accused, and by various TUESDAY, APRIL 24.
members of the House, as to the feelings manie In the Senate, yesterday, two messages were fested, and the language used by General Housreceived from the President of the United States ton, on the subject of the remarks of Mr. Stan. mone, transmitting a report from the Secretary bery, and the circumstances attending the deof State, recommending the passage of a law livery of the note from the accused to the latter. making it penal to counterfeit the foreign coins At the request of the counsel for the accus. in circulation; and the other, transmitting a re-ed, Mr. Senator GRUNDI was then sworn and port from the Secretary of the Treasury, in re-examined. He stated that Gen. Houston had lation to the public lands, prepared in obedi- been at his (Mr. G.'s) room, on the evening on ence to the resolution of the 26th March last. which the assault took place; and that he was The motion of Mr. Hendricks for the reconsi- engaged in a light and pleasant conversation deration of the vote, on ordering the bill provi- with himself, (Mr. G.,) Mr. Buckner, and Mr. ding for extending the means of vaccination to Blair ; in the course of which Mr. H. related the Indians to its third reading, was taken up, some amusing anecdotes, until within a few and the vote was reconsidered. Mr, Freling- minutes previous to its occurrence.
He spoke, Borsay then submitted an amendment, which also, as to the impression which prevailed, that was adopted after a short debate; and, on mo- Mr. Houston was disabled in the right arm from tion of Mr. Grear, the bill was recommitted, the effects of a wound received in battle. with instructions, to the Committee on Indian Mr. Senator BUCKNER was next sworn and Affairs. The morning's business having been examined. He stated the circumstances atconcluded, the consideration of the appropria-tending the conversation as related by Mr. tion bill was resumed, and the debate of Friday Grunny; and said that, afterwards, as he was was continued by Messrs. Miller, Clayton, standing at the door of the boarding-house with Trier, Clat, Suitu, Holmes, King, Bixb, Mr. Blain, Gov. H. took each of them by an Srnagle, and Fonsitu. On taking the ques- arm, and they walked up the Avenue. They tion, the amendment made in Committee of the continued their light conversation, and proceed. Whole was concurred in-seas, 23-nays, 2 -ed as far as the street leading to the City Hall, So the appropriation of $9,000, for the outfit of when Mr. H. said, in reply to an invitation of & minister to France, was striken out of the bill. Mr. Blain, to return, that he had company at After adopting some amendments, and reject- home and could not go. Mr. Blair retired. ing others, the Senate adjourned.
He (Mr. BUCKNER) was conversing with Mr. Iu the House of Representatives, a message Houston, and asking him a question, when Mr. was received from the President from the United STANBERT appeared, crossing the street. Mr. States, transmitting a report of the Secretary H. did not reply to Mr. B.'s question ; but on of State, suggesting the propriety of passing a Mr. S. placing his foot on the pavement, he was xe making it criminal to counterfeit
, within the asked by Mr. H. if that was Mr. Stanbery ? Mr. limits of the United States, the coins of foreign s. replied, very politely, with a bow, yes, Sir; nations. On the motion of Mr. Ellswouth, and with thật, Mr. Houston, with an oath, call it was referred to the Committee on the Judi- ed him a rascal, and struck him. Mr. BUCKciary
. A variety of petitions and memorials nen proceeded to detail the further circumstanwere afterwards presented. Mr. Pearce sub- ces attending the assault. "He was further intermitted a resolution on the subject of the re- rogated by members of the House; after which, cent arrest of Dr. Samuel G. Howe, by the Dr. Hall was sworn and examined, as to the suthorities of the kingdom of Prussia. Mr. handwriting of the affidavit of Mr. Luther Daartox offered a resolution providing for the Blake, which he stated to be, according to his mbodying into one act, by the Secretary of belief, Mr. Prentiss's ; and also, in relation to War
, all the various laws on the subject of the the moral character of Mr. Blake. lomy, which was laid on the table one day.
Mr. Senator Tipton, of Indiana, was next Resolutions were presented also
by Mr. Dus- examined, and gave evidence on the subject of CAN, Mr. Slade, and Mr. Mardis; and Mr. the statement made in his room, as to the ruBeuland laid before the House certain resolu- mor of a challenge from Mr. Houston to Mr. bons of the legislature of Louisiana, on the sub- STANDENY, and an alleged threat of the accusjart of the renewal of the bank charter, and the ed to cane or whip the latter. construction of a ship channel from New Orleans
Mr. William P. Shaw was then sworn and to the Gulf of Mexico. The House then took examined with reference to the circunstances up the report on the case of the Wiscasset attending Mr. Blake's departure from the city,
FOREIGN INTELIGENCE. isters, repeated, in the strongest possible man.
ner, bis determination not to ratify the treaty, TEN DAYS LATER FROM FRANCE, and, that Count Orloff had dispatched a courier
with the information to Prince Lieven. By an arrival, at New York, the editors of
The language of Count Orloff, at the Hague, the Journal of Commerce have received Havre has been decirled and pacific. The Dutch be papers to March 15, and Paris to the 14th. gin to open their eyes to the blind and selfish The dates from London are four days later.
policy of their Sovereign, and it is said, that the The affairs of Italy attract the chief attention gallant Prince of Orange himself remonstrated of the politicians.
with bis father on the imprudence of a course The commercial accounts are of a decidedly which may, involve him in a ruinous, oppres. favorable character.
sive, and unneces-ary war.-Globe. London Cholera Report for March 8th. New
Important dispatches were received yester. cases 42, recoveries 34, deaths 28. Total day from Count Orloff, and a conference was from commencement-cases 441, deaths 234. held in the afternoon. The Ambassadors con.
The following are the only places at the north tinued in deliberation four hours. Dispatches in which the reporis of the day give either new were also received from Sir Charles Bagot. cases, recoveries, or deaths:--North Shields, Globe. recoveries 2; Prestonpans, recoveries 4, died 1;
A vessel has arrived at Bristol after a short Garrald, new cases 1, died 1; Glasgow, new passage of six days from Bilboa. The master cases 9, recovered
died 3; Gorham, new ca- states that the cholera has existed in that ses 2, died 1; Paisley, new cases 12, recovered place for a considerable time, that the deaths 10, died 8.
daily were about thirty, and that the number The Steamboat Saperb left Falmouth on the of individuals ill of the disease when he left 9th with Portuguese emigrants, to join Don exceeded 3,000.-Courier. Pedro at Terceira. Letters from Valencia
SPAIN. speak of the constant marching of Spanish troops
MADRID, March 5. - There are constant ap. towards the Portuguese frontier. London, March 12.—(From the Courier), the Spanish army. On account of this, only
prehensions of desertion to Don Pedro from It is with pain we have to say, that notwith the troops most to be trusted are sent to the standing the good understanding which exists frontiers. On the frontiers of Portugal, there between this country and France, Lord Palmer: sion has thought it necessary to express great
are now 28,000 men besides 18,000 in Gui. discontent at the occcupation of Ancona by the quzeo), 15,000 in Catalonia, and 15,000 in French. The report in the highest circles, is
The choice of M.
Burgos and Valladolid. that Lord P. has sent a Courier with instrúc-Rayneval, to represent France, at Madrid, is tions to our Ambassador, Lord Granville, that
said to be designed to gratify our couit. he should remonstrate against the conduct of
PORTUGAL. the French Ministers, and demand that the tri LISBON, Feb. 20.– From St. Michaels we colored fag should be withdrawn from the Ci- have news in five days that a part of the expe. tadel of Ancona, and that the French troops dition of Don Pedro has already arrived there saould be immediately recalled. The remon. with troops destined to act against Don Miguel. stance is, however, concluded in amicable It is said that Madeira has fallen into the bands terms, and it is not probable that any serious of the Constitutionalists. misunderstanding will result. If there is any one thing which we should consider more dan landing of French Troops at Ancona-Pa. gerous to our Government than any other thing,
pal Edict against the Patriots-Rejection by it is the adoption hasüly of the views of other
Peers of the Law for abolishing the anniver. States against France.
sary of the death of Louis XVI. Another paper remarks upon the above, that To the Editor of the London Morning Chronicle. it is the story of the Tories; that in fact, M.
Paris, March 4, 1832. Talleyrand was the projector of the expedition Sin-The expedition sent by M. Perier to to Italy, and that, with the privity of the En- Italy, has arrived at Ancona! and the Ministry glish Government.
of the 13th March, thinks it is now prepared to London, March 9.--The departure of Count face the storm-to boast of the tri-colored flag Orloff, from the Hague is, we have reason to be floating on the ancient citadel, and pointing to lieve, postponed for a short period. The time its triumphs—to exclaim, “ We have been to for his arrival here will probably depend on the Lisbon, io Belgium, and to Italy, and we now arrrival at the Hague or couriers which he ex- repose on our laurels!" pects from St. Petersburgh, Berlin, and Vienna. Now let me ask you, do you see any ground We may take this opportunity of asserting, for triumph, for satisfaction, for boasting, in the that there is not the slightest foundation for the facts. I have just stated? Twelve hundred report, that the cabinei of the Netherlands hus French troops sent to Italy, and the Austrian agreed to ratify the treaty of the conference. General assuring the Italian patriots that the So far from any thing baving occurred at the French forces have not arrived to aid the cause Hague, to justify this r-port, it was even sta- to secure their independence-and to act in ted there, but we think rather prematurely, concert with the friends of liberty in demandthat the King bad, upon the advice of his min.ling national and popular institutions, and a wise
and constitutional freedom. Oh, no; but that subjects in the Legations ; and obtained an or. the French forces have arrived to act in con- der that all his subjects should quit the Papal
Bert with the other Powers-to put down "re. States in 24 hours ? But, above all, if the Pope iperty, bellion" and "anarchy!" and whatever may meant to yield ; if French intervention was to code "tend to disturb or overthrow legitimale pow. secure liberty ; if the Pope did not intend to
et!!" I ask you, then, do you see any cause for follow up his bloody code of inquisition, trials, lagu rejoicing--for satisfaction-for triumph-in and State murder, then, how comes it, that, on h such facts as these! No, no; the French flag is the 20th of February, only one day before the selts to be disgraced at Ancona by joining the cause arrival of the French squadron at Ancona, that much of the Pope, and by opposing instead of aiding this same Pope, through the medium of Cardi. the efforts of Italian parriots!
nal Albani, issued at Bologna one of the most But it is rumored 10-day-aud not lightly ru- disgraceful and bloody codes of criminal jurispuno mored eitber—that Count D’Appony is charged prudence, and inquisitorial persecution, ever
to demand the recal of this expedition, or he yet penned by any tyrant of modern or even is to ask for his passports. It is rumored that ancient date This edict of Cardinal Albani I eren the presence of 1,200 French troops at inclose you in my letter. Translate and pub. Acnona is considered dangerous in Italy-that lish it word for word, and let Christendom the mere floating in the breeze of the tri-color. know how the Pope of Rome, the Vicar of ed Aag on the coasts of the Papal dominions is Christ on earth, (as he styles himself,) acts to. deemed likely to disturb the sepulchral silence wards the offending and oppressed, the weak of the Legations, and thus consequently the and disarmed, in the 19th century of christianiFrench Government must recal its squadron, or ty!! “Death !" "blood !” “galley for life!" be subject to a repulse, defeat, and war! When "secret tribunals !" “speedy executions," or the Budget of French Foreign Affairs shall rather assassinations ! have been discussed--when the Chambers shall These are the principles of this revolting hase been cajoled out of a vote of credit-and edict, by which Italian patriots are to be conwhen the Minister of the 13th March will have demned hastily to the axe, or to linger and sufnothng more in the shape of money to ask fer in hinwholesome prisons, and solitary, dark, from the present Chamber-then the session damp cells ! The French expedition has arriva will be closed, the French expedition return, ed ai Ancona ! Let us wait the result. Let us Austria be again allowed to diciate to the revo see if this edict is recalled. Let us see if the lution of July, and between now and the next Bolognese have free instiiutions secured to legislative session, M. Perier hopes to obtain a them. Let us see if the Austrian troops repeace and di-arming of some terms or other, tire. Let us see if the just wishes and demands and then, when France shall have been bum- of the Pope's subjects are conceded! I do nut bled, and liberty trample i under foot, then he believe this will be the case. All probabilities bopes, with a treaty of disarming in his hand, are against it. Well, then, if it be so, that the to boast of the triumph of his system, and to French expedition at Ancona shall only arrive say, "I promised and I have given peace and in time to bring back to France the news of the order!". This is said to be the programme of massacre of Italian patriots by an inqisitorial M. Perier, and his policy. But let him not de tribunal, then we shall have another guaran. ceive himself. If he hopes to obtain peace hytee that the race of Perier is short-that the dishonoring France, then the people will take peace of Europe is impossible, and that
very, the cause into their own lands; and all the ma. very shortly “the People” of Poland, Belgi. chinations and tricks of the President of the um ermany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Council will perish with him.
France, will unite to overthrow the despotism But the friends of M. Perier reply, that the which now grinds them to the dust. M. Perier expedition sent to Italy, although not favora. may succeed in postponing-he can do no ble to "revolt" and " civil war,” yet has more. He may get his client, Louis Philip, been sent to hasten the departure of the Aus- "over the long vacation,” but "term_time": trians, to secure the Italian patriois from the will at length arrive-the judgment will be vengeance of the Papal Government, and to signed, and the sentence will be put in execu. guarantee to the Legations the grant by the tion. Still, M. Perier may save himself-may Pope of liberal and national institutions. If this save the throne-save Louis Philip-and save be indeed so, then the French exedition of the Revolution of July. Another chance i 1200 men must be speedily augmented—the given him. Providence is very kind to him Austrian General, Grabowski, is then sadly ig. One vast and one national effor: for Italy may norant of the nature of this expedition-and it yet be made. Will M. Perier allow this oppor. will be as well if the subjects of the Pope be tunity to pass by unheeded? I believe so. Then informed, before it is too late, that they may he must prepare for the consequences ; for the reckon on French assistance, provided they li vengeance of the people is terrible ! mit their demands to requiring constitutional
The French Chamber of Peers has now com. and free institutions. But if inis be so, which menced with a vengeance the courter revolustill doubt, then how comes it, that, in the tion! It decided, yesterday, by a majority of lace of this French expedition, and knowing it 78 against 56, that the law of 1816, which es. Was about to arrive, and that so shortly, that tablished a national day of mourning each year the Duke of Modena should have visited Bo- for the death of Louis the Sixteenih, shall not logna-required the names of all Modenese be repealed. This is an attack on the revolu.