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“We, whose names are hereunto sube circumstance we have all along acscribed, merchants and manufacturers knowledged that our safety was owing in the city of Glasgow and neighbour. -the want of leaders among the ranks hood, are resolved, by every means in of the disaffected. our power, to assist in putting down Four acres of ground have been feued the present desperate and unprecedent- by government from the Trades'- house, ed resistance to all lawful authority, by for building horse-barracks in this withdrawing our employment and sup- neighbourhood.

from every person who may have T'he radicals at Paisley are still relent, or who shall in future lend, his maining quiet. We learn that a numaid to the purposes of the wicked and ber of those most active in the late treasonable conspiracy detailed in ‘An treasonable and rebellious proceeding Address to the Inhabitants of Great have Aed. The Sheriff-depute and Britain and Ireland, lately published Substitutes have been engaged in ta

king precognitions for the last fort“ We therefore hereby declare our night, and radical apprehensions have fixed purpose and determination to be, taken place almost every night. not to employ, in future, any person The Edinburgh troop of Midwho may have already joined, or who Lothian cavalry arrived on Sunday from shall hereafter join, the promoters of their western campaign. On Thursday

this treasonable confederacy-who may evening, at half past 8 o'clock, they = have taken up arms, or lent aid and were ordered to muster, and left Glasencouragement to it by his presence or gow, with a field-piece and lighted

match, by the Kilmarnock-road. Early “ We highly disapprove of the con. in the morning they reached that town, duct of those who have left their work, and having surrounded it, the constaeven when threatened by the menaces bles proceeded to do their duty in of the lawless and unprincipled men searching for suspected persons, of who conduct the present audacious pro. whom a considerable number were apceedings; and we are resolved not again prehended; but it was not till 9 o'clock

to employ any one who has so left off on Friday morning that the troop dis: working, or who shall in future do so, mounted, after being 12 hours on horse

without a previous minute inquiry into back. On Saturday they proceeded his conduct and character, and without to Lanark, and on their

way surroundbeing satisfied of his innocence, as re- ed and searched Strathaven for arms lates to his intention, and of his being and radicals, the whole of that country the victim of his own groundless fears, being tainted with the same principles. not the willing instrument of disaffec- Yesterday they again marched for tion and disloyalty.”

town ; and it was with feelings of no 21st.-Glasgow. We are now en- small satisfaction that their townsmen · joying the most perfect quiet in this part hailed their arrival, after having acof the country, and a great number of complished so much severe duty. those arrested on suspicion of being im- 22d.-YORKSHIRE.—Since the as

plicated in the late transactions have sembly on Grange-moor no further · beenliberated, either simply,orona bail act of violence or riot has been com

so trifling as to imply no heavy supposi. mitted in the districts which have been tion of guilt. It will be found very dif- lately disturbed. The effects, however, ficult, we suspect, to bring home this of the recent risings, have by no means business to any person of the slightest subsided, nor can they be expected to influence in society, and it was to this do so for some time to come. Nume

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rous arrests have been made during the ley, who had followed them into Lab. last week, both at Barnsley and Hud- cashire, and arrested them there. dersfield ; and a considerable number of persons who were engaged in the late movements, have absconded from their homes. Of these deluded and unfor

MAY. tunate men, some are wandering about at no great distance from their places of Ist. EXECUTION OF THISTLEabode, shunning the constables and mi. WOOD AND HIS ACCOMPLICES.-Dolitary ; and others have not been heard ring nearly the whole of the night the of since the night of the Grange-moor wretched men slept sound, and were meeting. On Wednesday, four bro- only awakened by the unbarring of thers, of the name of Hutchinson, were their cell-doors to admit the reverend apprehended at Dodworth, near Barns- ordinary. He found them in their sec ley, along with a man named Siddon, parate cells

, and went to each, urging on a charge of having attended armed every pious argument to reclaim them at Grange-moor. Another man was to the paths of Christianity. On Thisarrested by a party of yeomanry and tlewood, Tidd, Ings, and Brunt, how. soldiers, and evinced great fear on being ever, his arguments were unavailing; taken ; he is said to have made import- but on Davidson his endeavours were ! ant disclosures. Thomas Ferriman, a crowned with success, and in the most person who has long been known as a fervent manner this unfortunate man violent radical, and whose mental sani. joined in prayer with Mr Cotton for ty has been doubted, is one of the per- mercy at the hands of his Redeemer. sons charged with attending at Grange. The cells in which these delinquents moor ; this credulous, doting, old man were confined, though separated by i has for the present made his escape, strong walls of stone, were not suffi. but it is expected that he will soon be ciently detached to prevent them from traced and apprehended. He is repre-speaking to each other, and Ings, sented to have given way to absolute speaking, during the night, of the apphrensy on finding, when he arrived at proaching awful exhibition they were the place where he expected to meet to make, remarked to another of his the insurgent army, that he was duped companions, with savage disappointand betrayed. From the confessions of ment, “ that there would be plenty of several of the persons who have been persons present ; but d-n the taken into custody, it appears certain they had no pluck.” Our readers are that the men who marched from Barns- aware that Davidson had hitherto preley had been amused with the most mar

served the same obdurate tenets as his vellous accounts of the force which was associates in guilt; but, during Sunexpected to join them from Hudders- day, a manifest change took place in field and Wakefield, as well as the his manner, and he totally abandoned Scotch army, whose success was spo. the wish to receive spiritual comfort ken of as certain. On Thursday even- from a Wesleyan minister, for whose ing, three of the persons who had ab- assistance he had applied in the morosconded from Barnsley, William Rice, ing. This person's name is Rennett, John Birkinshaw, and John Ferriman who, it seems, had been a journeyman (the son of Thomas Ferriman), were tailor, and had sometimes preached brought to that town in the custody of among the Wesleyans; and as DavidMr Hopewood, the constable of Barns- son had some slight knowledge of him,

he expressed a wish for his company. observing the distance to which the As this man, however, was in a situa- populace were removed. tion in life not well adapted to reveal Tidd was brought up second. He the holy tenets of salvation to a dying ran hastily up the ladder. An unusual man, it was thought more prudent Alush overspread his face. He bowed that Davidson should, if he wished, to the populace, after looking round, have a regular clergyman of any per- and familiarly nodded to some one suasion he might think fit. On hear. whom he recognised at a window with ing this proposition again repeated to an air of cheerfulness. He also dehim, he immediately requested the spi- sired that the cap might not be put ritual consolation of the Rev. Mr Cot over his eyes, but said nothing more. ton. That gentleman visited him im. He nodded at different people in the mediately ; and, as we have stated be windows. He likewise had an orange fore, went to him in the night. in his hand, which he continued to

At five o'clock yesterday morning suck till the cap was drawn over his Mr Cotton went again to the gaol, face. He soon became perfectly calm, and proceeded to the condemned cells and remained so till the last moment of with the hallowed elements of the sa- his life. crament, which was administered to

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was dressed and received by Davidson with the ut- in his butcher's jacket. On reaching most devotion. The reverend gentle the scaffold he gave three cheers, and man offered the same instrument to conducted himself with great hardi. the other culprits, who, however, we hood. He turned round several times regret to state, were immutable in to the multitude, and smiled at them, their infidelity. The ordinary ascend. and then sung in a discordant voiceed the platform, and at a quarter be- « Oh, give me death or liberty !" fore eight Thistlewood made his ap- The executioner having tied the cap pearance on the scaffold. His step over his eyes, he exclaimed, “ Let me faltered a little as he mounted the

see as long as I can.” He followed platform, and his countenance was this by saying to the crowd, “ Here somewhat flushed and disordered on we goes, my lads ; here's the last rebeing conducted to the extremity of mains of James Ings.” His conduct, the drop. His deportment was firm, however, was evidently bravado. and he looked round at the multitude Thistlewood now said to Tidd, “We with perfect calmness. He had an shall soon know the last grand seorange in his hand. On the cap be cret." ing placed on his head, he desired that Davidson ascended the scaffold with it might not be put over his eyes. a firm step, calm deportment, and unWhile the executioner was putting the dismayed countenance. He bowed to rope round his neck, a person from the the crowd, but his conduct altogether top of the houses exclaimed, “God was equally free from the appearance Almighty bless you." Thistlewood of terror and the affectation of indifnodded. The Rev. Mr Cotton, by ference. When he first came up he whom he was preceded, endeavoured seemed engaged in prayer, and was to obtain his attention ; but he shook immediately joined by the Rev. Mr his head, and said, “ No, no." He Cotton, whose attentions were altogelooked round repeatedly, as expecting ther rejected by the others. to recognise some one in the crowd, While the executioner was tying up and appeared rather disconcerted at Thistlewood, he again spoke, and said, addressing a person near him, “ I have wood never moved a limb, nor did he but a few moments to live; I hope turn, but hung exactly as he had preyou will tell the world I died a sincere viously stood. Ings was much con. friend to liberty.”

vulsed for some seconds, but at the Ings now addressed himself to a expiration of three minutes all sufferperson in front of the scaffold, who ing seemed to be at an end. was taking notes, and said, “ I die an Hereford.—About a quarter past enemy to all tyrants. Recollect, put ten last night, (Tuesday the 2d inthat down."

stant,) the inhabitants of this city were Brunt was the last that came out. again alarmed by the cry of fire at our He passed hastily up the steps, assist. college, and in consequence a large ed by one of the officers, and advanced number of persons hastened to render with a laugh on his countenance. their assistance. The fames were disWhile the rope was being adjusted he covered on the north side, in the ceil. looked towards St Sepulchre's church, ing of one of the upper rooms, which and, perceiving some one with whom was on fire in two places, and there is he had been acquainted, he nodded little doubt but in a very short period, several times, and then made an incli- if the providential discovery had not nation of the head towards the coffins, taken place, the whole of that part of as if in derision of the awful display. the building would have been in His conduct was marked by the same Aames. The judicious exertions of irrational levity to the last. When those who first reached the spot efhis handkerchief was taken off, the fectually subdued the fire, which had stiffner fell off, and he kicked it away, made considerable progress, and nearsaying, “ I shan't want that any ly burned through a large beam, and

some rafters, with great injury to the Ings, who still kept looking about apartment. Like the former attempts, with firmness, again spoke, and said, this is evidently the work of some hor“ I am not afraid to go before God or rible incendiary well acquainted with

I know there is a God, and I the premises. hope he'll be merciful.” He had a 4.-LITERARY FUND.— Yesterday blue cap on his head when he came the anniversary of this excellent instiup, which was immediately removed tution was celebrated by a dinner at by the executioner, and its place sup- the Freemasons' Tavern. The Earl plied by a white one.

of Blesington was in the chair, supThe executioner now proceeded to ported by the Earl of Pomfret, Lord pull their caps over their eyes and ad- Bolton, the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird, just the ropes. When he came to Sir W. Clayton, George Watson TayIngs, the unhappy man said, “ Now, lor, Esq., Charles Monza, Esq., G. old gentleman, finish me tidily. Tie Sinclair, Esq. M. P., the Rev. D. the handkerchief tight over my eyes. Bookar, the Rev. Dr Hinde, Richard Pull the rope tighter; it may slip." Heber, Esq. the Rev. Charles Parr

Davidson, who continued to pray Burney, the Rev. Dr Jones Boswell, with Mr Cotton, firmly pressed his John Littledale, Esq. (the barrister,) hand.

and several other well-known persons. The executioner then left the scaf- Afterthe usualloyal and patriotic toasts, fold, and in a few seconds, at six mic the noble Chairman gave the health of nutes after eight, the fatal signal was the Duke of Somerset, the President given, and the drop instantly fell. of the Society; and afterwards, “ Pros. Their sufferings were brief. Thistle. perity to the Literary Fund." He

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BY THE KING.-A PROCLAMATION,

mentioned, in the latter case, that the we do hereby give notice of, and pubsociety had existed for thirty years, and lish the same accordingly: and we do it had received first the countenance of hereby further signify, that by our his present Majesty as Prince of Wales, commission under our great seal of then as Regent, and now as King. Great Britain, we have appointed and He told the company that it had not

authorized our most dear brothers and only extended its aid to native literary faithful counsellors Frederick Duke characters, but to foreigners of merit, of York, William Henry Duke of among whom he mentioned the transla- Clarence, Augustus Frederick Duke tor of Milton into the Icelandic tongue. of Sussex ; our most dear cousin In the course of the evening Mr Fitz- and faithful counsellor William Fredegerald addressed the company for the rick Duke of Gloucester ; our most 24th time in the anniversaries of the dear cousin and faithful counsellor society. He recited a poetical ad- Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg; the dress, which was received with loud most Reverend Father in God our approbation. As a higher compliment, right trusty and right entirely - beboth to the meeting and to the poet of loved counsellor Charles Archbishop the fund, Mr Braham sung two pieces of Canterbury, Primate of all Engof verse composed by Mr Fitzgerald. land and Metropolitan ; our right

trusty and well-beloved counsellor John Lord Eldon, our Chancellor

of Great Pritain ; our right trusty Declaring his Majesty's pleasure touch- and right well-beloved cousing and

ing his Royal Coronation, and the counsellors Dudley Earl of HarrowSolemnity thereof.

by, president of our council; John

Earl of Westmorland, keeper of our GEORGE, R.-Whereas we have privy seal; our right trusty and right resolved, by the favour and blessing of entirely beloved cousins and counselAlmighty God, to celebrate the so- lors John Duke of Atholl ; James lemnity of our royal coronation, upon Duke of Montrose, master of our Tuesday the first day of August next, horse ; Arthur Duke of Wellington, at our palace at Westminster : and master-general of our ordnance ; our forasmuch as by ancient customs and right trusty and entirely - beloved usages, as also in regard of divers te- George James Marquis of Cholmonnures of sundry manors, lands, and deley, lord steward of our household; other heredicaments, many of our lo. Francis Marquis of Hertford, lord ving subjects do claim and are bound chamberlain of our household; Charles to do and perform divers several ser. Ingoldsby Marquis of Winchester, vices on the said day, and at the time groom of our stole ; James Marquis of the coronation, as, in times prece- of Salisbury; Richard Marquis Weldent, their ancestors, and those from lesley ; John Jeffreys Marquis Camwhom they claim, have done and per- den; our right trusty and right wellformed at the coronation of our fa- beloved cousins and counsellors George mous progenitors and predecessors : Earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham ; We, therefore, out of our princely Frederick Earl of Carlisle ; Cropley care for the preservation of the law. Earl of Shaftesbury; James Earl of ful rights and inheritances of our lo- Lauderdale ; George Earl of Macving subjects whom it may concern, clesfield, Captain of the Yeomen of have thought fit to give notice of and our Guard ; Charles Earl of Harringpublish our resolutions therein ; and ton ; Philip Earl of Hardwicke ; John

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