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NOitTH WEST EXPEDITION, THEfollowing important information on the above subject,, is this moment (half- past 12, Saturday,) posted at Lloyd's « Extract of a Letter from Whitby, "dated Oct. 16:- This morning arrived off here, two ♦Varltptl riggep with tti £ .^ce^PitelL their channels filled up, and having some Whale boats, and being King's ships, they are supposed to be from Baffin's Bay, un- der command of Captain Parry. A boat from the shore is alongside, but as yet no communication from them-' Half-past Eleven, A. M. 4 Captain Parry has just landed here. In addition to the above, we under- stand that Captain Parry, this morniflg arrived at the Admiralty, in perfect health, and had an audience with the first Lord; he has only lost four men during the voy- age, two in each ship. We are assured that the object of his mission; has been partially fulfilled, although, perhaps, not to the extent that might have beet* wished. Captain Parry states, that he gitw land on the right and on (he left, and an open sea before him but an impenetrable bar of ice prevented his reaching the open sea. Oporto, Sept, 29.—The insolence of the evil-miodad has risen lately to a great height, as we are assured, speaking with unheard of effrontery inventing fables at pleasure, and publishing them among the incautious people, who being unpre- pared, listened with consternation-to what these'individuals published to them, an- nouncing to them fata! events, and even indicating in their fiction the fidelity of the dSth lleeiment, which is so firm in the cause of Royalty, with great regularity and harmony, by which it has merited the praises of the Infant don Michael, as wan stated in the Order, of the Day. Such taen, however, seem worthy of punish- ment, when recognised as the authors and propAgaturs o> such news, faitl we aic CAM tain that the competent authorities will inquire into such scandalous facts, which may affect the public tranquillity amidst the calm which we happily enjoy. Lisbon, Oct. 4.- The Gazette of to-day contains a letter from the Military Go- vernor of Algarve, announcing the liberty of the King of Spain, and the entrance of the Duke of Angouleme into Cadiz, on the 28th of September. This letter is signed Jose Corea da Millo. Head- quarters Villa Real de Santo Antonio, Sept 30." The trial of tiiego has commenced be- fore the Civil Tribunal, notwithstanding his rank, and this circumstance makes it be believed that will be sacriti,,eci.- No troops now remain at Pampeluna, ex- cept the necessary garrison all the rest are gone against Lerida. the siege of which is to be vigorously pushed, notwithstand- ing the Events at Cadiz. It is said that the King will publish a declaration, re- sembling that of St. Ouen. A treaty is spoken of, by which 60,000 French are to occiapy Spain for four years, and the English intervening as guarantees, will hold Cadiz for the same period The disorder at Passage is nearly over; the physicians «'ho ^ad "fen Sent there are coL back. A P^t of the 41st Regiment, however, remains as a cordon. The 52d returns The armed Trmcadores were coming back to our port, to be laid up, but were forced by a gale- of wind into S°The letters we received from Madrid are of little importance, though they speak at length of what passed before Cadiz, but give no particulars that we did not litilow before. The capital was tranquil. Madrid, Oct. 6.—A very remarkable difference of opinion exists respecting the elfects that the liberty of the King will produce. At the first news of this event, the general cry was, 46 All is over;" even the Constitutionalists, who do not re- flect, ate of this opinion; but others, judging of the irritation of parties, and the insufficient means that are adopted to conciliate the coliflictiriz interests, con- sidering further the disorganization of all the branches of the Administration, the absolute necessity of a pjan 0^ fiitauce founded on the strictest economy, which the new Government will hardly be able to introduce, and lastly, the desire of a great part of the nation which is discon- tented and without employment, to see the confusion and anarchy continue: those who consider this, say « All is not 3fk°uactofa LHter from an WW gentleman long resident in Cadiz, dated Oct. 2, 1.823', li'r'e co ^sion and di5m['-y wh,ch reigned in Cadiz, after the bombardment, exceeded all description until its com- mencement, Constitution and resistance were on every person's tonoue but when the shells fell into the town, all the ef- forts of the garrison could not prevent terror from overpowering the hearts of the inhabitants, who, panic struck, sought -a.reto-A from the fury, r ft. Wilson, who commanded the Cortadura and advanced lines on that side, assisted by many of our eountrymen, joined with the Constitutional Members of the Cor- tes, and the Mitiiiter, Cahtrava and Yandioia, in the most noble efforts to re- animate the people, and instil into their minds some of their own spirit and fearless courage. The brave garrison supported with discipline and valour the fatigues and dangers of the day; but the troops had suffered much from privation and hard duty large sums of momey had been distributed among the rabble; some even of the Cortes had been corrupted others participated in the general panic the King made the most solemn assurances of mediation, and was suffered to Embark, ere the Madrid Volunteers were informed of the event, otherwise it would have been impossible. I accompanied the iletiiiiie here; his Majesty was received tin the Mole by a concourse of French, priests, and populace. A procession accompa- nied the Royal Family to thei/quarters, composed of soldiers, faiars, officers, and rabble, armed wilh banners, crosses, Vir- gins, poniards, and torches; there was a savage joy in their countenances, as they cried *4 Vivo el Rey, viva la Religion, muera la iVacion, muRran los Nr'Tros'i The respectable part of the French otli- I cers followed at a distance, and observed the scene with indiif-rence and coniempf, The next day the Roy til Family, with -their former attendants, wellt to tile Ca- thedral, where in hymns, snngs, prayers, mirth, and drunkenness, the ex- pressed their pleasurent beiii^empowered to gratify their ..1 "s.omts. As they issued irons Ue \itorch, ait dwellings of those marked for Constitu- tional principles became tfieliprey of these blood-thirsty" Faithfulthe houes of maiiy of our friends were ransacked and pillaged, and every thing which can con- tribute to freedom, instruction or im- provement, instantly burnt or broken to pieces in the streets, amidst Vivas" and rejoicings; some even of the higher class and Priests encouraged to the commission of these deeds, Veiaustegui, Orlando, and Camanio, being the most active. The emigrations increase hourly-of 600 National Volunteers belonging to this city, 428 have already fled to the mountains of Niebla and Ronda, to es- cape the ignominious death which awaits many of their comrades, who have been imprisoned, and are to be tried by a mi- litary tribunal as Constitutionals. At Xeres, San Lucar, Port Royal, and all the neighbouring villages, these violent measures have spread consternation, and hundreds of the best families have aban- doned their homes, taken refuge in the mountains, and become wanderers, and almost robbers, to support their exist- ence. The effervescence among the lower class of people is intense; authorized to satiate their passions, they hunt all those who are compromised as blood hounds on the scent, and assassinate them when dis- covered. The state of the country is dreadful it surpasses all description in anarchy, confusion, and I)Ioo(IIllied,-I' ,I e French do little to prevent these cruelties, but should they depart, universal depo- pulation and desolation must ensue. The French, we understand, have already sellt fast- sailing vessels to Tenenffe, Cuba, and South America, to summon them to sur- render to the Allied arms, and return to unlimited obedience to King Plerdinan(I.- What influence these emissaries may have is not known, but L learn from good au- thority that the United States have anti- cipated them in their views at the IIa. vannah, and that it is believed England will not allow them to revolutionise the: Western World. 44 General Downie, Col. Browne, and many other Officers confined with him, have waited upon his Majesty and the Duke, and have experienced the most flattering reception. The General has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant- General as a reward for his services and sufferings, and the others have been at- tended to in proportion. Sir W, A'Court is expected, and I hear, will receive the Ribband of Charles III. for his influence in bringing about the restoration; his friends praise the diplomatic art he has I eviuced here and at Naples, in which they find great a&o'uv,



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