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i.injr,' vwil fi?i:l nut : Ji in y Newspaper to
..i.;isc, wsil u Kitut deal more to instruct them
The mass .f .lirullurwl infortn.ition which urn
te o'L.iued In the tonne i-fa year, through tin
InCtlium of tl.t inpc r.iM a,ul ils UHful
" i.cnH rintimt l.c tloutttd. . , '
Aim! lant. though not least, the faiii. I think
cannot feel uninterested in the success of the
; Carolini .il. In the tini-Titl.il influences which
-.pubUs journal bason society in general Li the
crt.ln tendency vl.ich U has. to improve the
, mAc ta&lc, anj toodvance rt finemjent i ; Inuch
"ic'sulis'as these they "cannot feel a total uncon
icm. lathe aajiie ratio that civilization! and
refinement, and knowledge, have Advanced-In
."any nation, have 'the fair, heaven's jast, best
rifi,M risen in estimation,. unil their, rights been
"KTfnbTcclMarAinoTiiif uii Ravages ol America
and in vat ions nations of Asia, we finoflhein
. merely beasts of burden With the more polish
cd-Jklustulnien. the v arc beautiful Kpecimens of
"""' f ndrniinster to the pleasures of the fiiithftil fob
to administer to the id
lowers, or the Prophet ; but they vf antthejiii.
Spain, they are little better than slave t
France, England and America, where re fir
Mind i s to u f'.s.; to m i , t'l-Hii, it h.dM he rt ftt t tc.l in
ln-'r k r.kf t!i i l.if'i.t l amsi.f lhe?!iijinf leaven.
frit .'.rom-ut v ! not in:i! '. fo ikhi's u-.c a Hi re
tivtli'm;, t n pr-l'v n ot toriitore.
Vf.u rr. iv wtpp'tf MMr. Ivli'.oi.:, from my f d in
their caii v, 11.-; I u.ii w.uw: IoUhI:m rturtdd, votee 10
the f m.'.fi' set, ; r.tit I urn no h t!.1n,j ami p. rhaps
I shall, some ds'y convince yMii.f iff , C only wl!i1o
show Um utilityy-nd, M 1 trrilyWi-r, Vim yrr-wi'r tif
giihijf ouryh'iig fciii'd s a rf. ihicaUiit , a fop'cd
to all the r(i" n. juwt i iMnUi cf l.u.mVf i?c--tlut
rti:y re Hsr (nm nmMtj i!m m 1;i lllgnt, virt't
oiih, ni'eoiiiplWil f nd mninhh women at MM.e the om--tntnt
ant tiouor fcf an i nritHt'tM J mh.U 1"' ."
1U licvinff tU a!:.rur) . male, Acui. my, irotn iuc
nkitf.it kiul iial'x mi iioiiiH r in nhkh it l toi. Iuctvd 1i
1w ilium iiilv Chlciduttd for (Tiriiijf i joniitf Lu!y a ftiiivl.
m a . I , I . . '1.. I it iI.a
I'd eliCHnon, I wimim iM-wniiv nnpiNim ini i ir n.- n -t'u'C.4)f
tliotc rHretiti and iruaiUan,4 of tltiliml tli al-
juimnjf tcrt'mtn- of -ronntrjT tifl""!i.U'r tliaWriK'
iliioauou of youn u-niaif a. i rc new oiuunn, uim n
i uow eriTtmjr, m;H add rnurh Ut tuc pkamn M aiwi
c6ii-ncce of the M-huol. xiimis.
taste and science spread a bright and cheery lus
tre over the, moral face of nature, what i woman (
-Not -an animated, soulless mass of clay tot the
slave tnit the " lovely companion of man." the
hhat er of his joys, the sweetener of his toils, and
the amrclic soother of his woes. And what has
restored them to that rank to which nature at
first !ciiiif d them ? The benign influences of
: uncorruptrd Christianity, and a free ar.d cnlight
In Gnc, Messrs. Editors, to all classes and con
ditions of society, a Newspaper presents itself as
an instructor and a friend. In itthe poor may
find much to console and to lender them con
tented in their humble sphere the rich will find,
that wraith alone confers not happiness t and that
she is oficncr found v itli the peasant in hk
cottaRc, than with the prince in his palace :" Jhc
ambitious may discover beacons on almost every
jKij;e- pointing "out to them impending fate : the
Kocd citizen constant incentives to perseverance
in a virtuous course and the philosopher an am
lOa W fur.t? jiudjvC human rtatarc. ..Here
pcr.ius mur kindle his i;rcs, end dart his liht
):ins : Here poetry may now diffuse her soft
i nd inellowy uht and then burst upon us with
all the fne and sublimity of Homer : An I here
the youthful mubc may try her unhedged wing
and learn to soar, like Milton s, i:p to the hitrl
tmjyrean: And iitiaiiy, to cor.ciucic witn an
unu-ciimtx, (if 1 am nut encroaching loo far cn
your ten itoi its,)
' IK iv nv..y wriWile v. I'll unliu'ir.dcd sway,
If tluy will do it in a detent vuj,"
irrs. KriiiKN &. IIixmh am I last w tcli "r.tti'ndfc! at
vln t :.ii':i.iitiiiii of oiir Ft inalc Acatlrmy ; and wi re I
nvr velt t the cxuhrrance of my n tlin i t beholiCnj
he jtrK rxhihit ue!i proofs of udvaticcuu'iit in lift n.turr,
'.r. 1 1; - - us ful :tc(uircniviits of duinistii' Yi; ami in Use
4l. ;::.:t :u rompliiihinf nts of rcfinul society, I sliould in-
ol.i..tai-ily exclaim to tliem, imlrv idually, withtlic poet,
" 'I hanph your bcnly he confinci',
And hot! love a prisoner bound,
Yet the ba'.nti' of onr mid
" Milther check nor chain Imth found.'
I " Tlie cMTciscs were such us to reflect a htjjh dcpcc of
"i l-m.Titei(Utuii on tnc imlui try and apptiention ot the pu-
1 J pili, and the highest crulit upon the lnstnictres!H;s, for
, the fi'it Id. il!ies4 and ulittit with v Inch, tliev liave con-
' T" J.icted the school. I tli,iW tliat tlie evidence of im
1 I 1 proMinent chibited by tin- vomv' ladies on their e.ain
iii:.t'n r., t onld i;ot fail to ita!i.e the lSiidcst uniicipations
l.-i ci tutu' reUt.Vcs.
Iv Ale there any parents, who viewed the propiressof
ot life ; bidd ujr tair tartwanl thnn for all the paternal
I cr.: and solicu'ide vith which they-have .watched over
I' j "li-ni from their cradle to piwv an ornnnient to their
t. ti'iik-s, and a solace and blessing to their old age, w ith
i a'. ; In. ir heaiis sw i ll.ntr w ith a native pride and an inward
i uli;ition ' Are th'-iv any vou:iy hulks, not belonjinp
ui tlto Acaiknn, who attended at the examination, who
uid not feel a spirit of emulation invohintarilv rise, ami
lion' st pride actuate them, at lK'hoidiu" the truiv im-
iiie '! roniuince 01 mur sex r And are tnerc t'.nv ) ounif
,,, W;.t.-f.ir., anltlo Mr-JrnM
1,1 i I !... I. .1 .iii't'k
,1)1 ii mantis mm i"'-
for til'.' riim-iH
i fit the iroh,
to he dc'I'irtcd innn mv v,..
,1 nwillll III
Vl mXNn bi'rSScd tthc i ,r,,lu Imtd I
rr,' tta s irplu. fnn.1 till tho yuMi the tune h
S tXr e eoM.ph ion of the oi.jc-t
-r ...... . ...... mil in oc inini' ion
anothe r brand, of e speialitnre .n- diHert J car, ntHier
375.1 Ma,,h, w). miv;1'1:;
of tlM- trvasur, r, ajrrnt, tU
.r i. i 't.'Hl . unrtronruitions Hi ute oi'i
the BCX 01 J,iin.n, " i
itur dcnartmcnt, for iibsn.vnce, ionKe, m
tdic-1&aninrU' .acrt df partmony may be
applied the one to the other of d.eo ohjtcU , fcnd
in the. naval dcwrtwciit, anpropriutionii for provwons
i;: nth men who w itnessed the examination, w h'se hearts
veir not transported w ith esteem and respect, and who
Were not ready to exclaim :
-v- lUtter wn ! tnn was the noble birthV '"'
' l-'tr you of mv ii were made man hut of earth.
' Hc st w.o:! of the creation !Jnites hhoulii do
" ILuukc to uuiiii but.nian s!iall how to om.'"
And w i re there any present, whose heartR arc either
by i.at.'in- eaHoiis, .nr wlilck-liar. Wn- rendered wr bx
ifi;i; lintnu'iit ; whose dispositions have been soured by
''V ( and who are ever ready to underrate the eapa
. ,t ol the ft-male mind, with respect to literary accpiire-
rw?r It there were, let tliem "come unto me," and
l,'e mvsell to eradicate' that spirit of envy and
.l;tny:'K-n w ii eii rsinkUs. m tlieir iirvasts. . I wdl show
tin liS from his'iiy, 4hat women have attained to the lug..
rsr vrnrmm iti incniij ue41oireiiH m.t. I will sltow lllem,
that, in the l.tji ceiituiy, a voting lady of Italy made such
pj-ocss in nev studies, tJiaUut the age of 23 sh.c pro-
Jiooneed a iimeral oration m l atm, iti t!rj irri at. church
. et Ilolog-na ; ;.ttheapTf 26, slie took, the decree ot
tiwt l laws, and bvjfan publicSv to tx pound the "In-
stitirtiotis ot ..Justinian j a:id at the 'age. of 0,.,her great
irtpnmvion ra;sL-(...ntrrtou..ctuir'wtjTe"Kh6taHgm the
J.iy to a p rod i pons concourse ot scholars' from all na-
turns but si.cn w as ttit-Jiower of her eloquence, that
tar brautit whs only adtniivd when htr tongue was silent.
I. lu re liuve !nen mmv oilier illustnotw vvoim n in-ltalv
And in Spain, Isabella-of Wosea preacheil iuth j,T,tat
rhnirh.ot U:rrcehi:a; vient to KomMmd converted eVn
itfe iy i,ertlK-iieiiCi; The hr ' M nev of the thrones
ot luawiii, fcpnm aial England have '.an heitrhlcned bv
nt....:...l ....... i... i . 1 .. 'P....
jiin..iiuiH nuiiiiii uuiuie sni lioon tlii'iti. I lifvi' nri'
Iriitmircs ofin-i :it ami cvpandt d minds amcn?ht woiiien
own coiuiM-y : -MKs it ms k, (Juughter cf the I
. iwuwini. i., a.4un.Lti ma practice
ct med:. ine, atU r llu- deci ase of htr liithMVMd has- bet n
vvt;nstvly unefiil iu some Itrrjiches of practice ; bv
IKunyol wJiitli she coiitii!)utis lai-'elv to lb.- m-nnt.i
-r.i'. iu f i i ihr i:.-iih tin .Dr. baviuu- trx. 'a . n.,., . .!.
ro.vri5fta rnov oen uiT.
An act to authorize the President of the Uni
ted State to borrow a sum not exceeding three
millions of dollars. (House. 15th' May, 18:0.)
Tlie' TrcMidcnt empowered to borrow not cvcceduitf
.1,0OU,(XX; dollars, ut tive per cent, riimbumblfl at ity
time after 1st Jan. 133.2 or at six percent. rcihibut.i
hle at the pk'as'ire of tlie t'nited States. The bank of
the t.'nitel Mate may lend the money : or Ute Seewlary
of the treasury may cause certificates of st'ock to be con
stituted, and wM.' An ajrent may be appointed to pro
cure wihwrintioiiH or sell the stK-.k. 4'MX) dollars re up
propria! t'd for the expenses of the loant for tlie repay
ment of the principle and interest of which the surplus
of the annual appropriation of 10 millions of dollars is
An act for the admission of the state of Maine
into the Union. (House. 3d March, I820JL U
Maine, with the consent of the legislature of Na-J.
IIIMHII. HUllllvU.U iltVVJW V IUUII IHHI UIV A ' ..'
An act to establish an uniform mode of dis
cipline and field exercise for the milit'n of the
United States (House. 15th May.820.
- 1 he mtemfulsclpiriicand'field'etcm ohRTvedby
the regular army, to be observed by the militia; and lia
ron Sttulen's rules and discipline repealed.
An act to authorize the people of the Missouri
territory to form a constitution and state govern
ment, and for the admission of such state into
the Union on an equal footing with the original
states, and to prohibit slavery in certain ten ho
lies. (House. 6th March, 1820.)
This act, in general, contains the tame provisions as
preceding acts in like cases. The election of Heprtsen--tath
es to form a convention is to take place in May, and
mi: .mui-mihmi - iu incci III I41UIS Oil IUC SLCOIId
iioiukiy of June, 182U. The state is to be entitled to one
K jiresvutativc in Congress until the 4th census; and
there is the usual reservation of land for schools, for a
seminary of k aniing, and for a scat of government. The
am section ol tins act forever prohibits slavery and invo
luntary servitude, in the territory ceded by France un
der tin: namu of ljouisiana, north of 36 degrees 30 min
utes north latitude, except the part included within the
S.'ute of Missouri, unless in the punislimcnU of crimes ;
uui iuguives may oc reclaimed.
An act authorizing uhe building of a certain
number of imall vessels of war. (Senate. 15th
f.ot exceeding five, of not exceeding 12 ppins eaclr, at
tlie diseri'tion ot the President. 60,000 dollars appro-
jnaieu ior ine ouject.
An act in addition to an act, entitled An act
to provide for certain persons engaged in the
taiKl antl naval service ot the United States in thi
Revolutionary war," passed the eighteenth dav
vr .naiv-iiruiic vuuuvinu cigiu jiiinuico anu eigni
cen. blouse. 1st May, 1820.)
No person is to receive a pension after payment of
tln.t .!. nn AtU KlOfl ....1...... I... ...1
dule of his whole estate and income, clothiiif, and bed
.r...... ... ........ .1 . ..i. . ..' .
uwK tAvriiin, anu ak.es an oam. a cenineu conv o
the schedule and oatn, and opinion of the court, must be
delivered to Uie heci-etary of Mar; but in case of in
sanity or incapacity, the schedule mav be received by
the court without oath. The oriirinal scheduk' nuivt Ki
lled in the office of the clerk of the court : and nersons
swearing falsely are to sufler as for wilful and corrupt
i'i... o . . ... . . i
tijwi, . onremry oi war may sutkc from tnc
ix nsion list the names of persons who." in his oninion. are
not in indigent rli-eunistances, &e. AiuI"persons wiio re-
inquished pensions to avail themselves ot the act of 18th
March, 1818, ami Btriekcn frwm the list in virtue of tin-
third., section of this' act, are restored to pensions relin
Ail act .io-revive-and continue- itr force an ctf
entitled " An act to provide lor persons who were
disabled by known wounds received in the Hcv-
oluhonarv war, and for other purposes. (Housie.
The set of the 10th April. 1806 . revived andenntiiiifeil
in force" for one vc ar. Pensions to commence .-it tlw ;.
of compkhg tiie testimony of claims to them. Agents
for paying invalid pensions, to give bonds, c. '
. -jiuaus; -
An, act to authorize the appointment of com
misfeioners to.lay out the road therein mentioned.
(Senate. 15th May, 1820.T
The President id appoint : three persons, not citizens of
wmo, uituana, or unuois, q exaiinneine country, and to
lay out a road from Uheling to some point on the let t
bunk of the Mississippi, "betwt en St. Lmiis and the mouth
ot the Illinois. Surveyors, &c,.aecprovidftl mr ; and the
cuiuniissioiiCjfs are to report to tlie President. 1(1 'J00
uouari appropriated to delvavtlicT'expenee.
An act in addition to the several acts for the
establishment and retrtilation of the Treasury.
for ftKtlieinc ami limphal store, repair of u-wls, ami
clirtliingniav be applied Jto r.thrKof thoe ohjeeW, by
ri'i. i.;.lcnt. No contracts are to be nmde
IF, ..IV fc" . I . , - , , .
:iuuve aoj-rJi'i i.w , . - -c,
clotjung, ami nuarter meters
is to he purelmsed for the United
Trcfcwivv i to annex to tlie annual esumaun a i
of 'appWpriaHii' lor the service of the year by
ai ts, and of sum! in the Treasure. The IHh
4hU iH l repenl-ti M ctwvf U ppwfM'iii
tfiority of a law, or lulcqi
,ttnrt for subsistence.
n- Kn l.itvl U to he nurcl
Ul-IMUIIIVII'I. - - - "..I ., l.t
KtL. .ml,-vi in v rtue-of ft law, -1 he H.-errtfAi-y of the
J . , !. - n.lj.m.ffl
I I WMIIII ...... . , - .. . . -
year ity iormcr
r. m;r...n- nrrcnntLfi. of the 16ih KcbniKrv. 1 1 I
An act providing for the better organization of
the Treasury Department. (Senate. 1 5th May,
1820.) ; '
Thm act authorizes the designation of an officer of the
Treason , by the President, who U to act as '?ent on le
half of the United Htatcs, for enforcing payment of mo-
. . .t-' . . . . I... m,... MM.U......I I... miiii.nl
n;rs iliie. r or ims purpose n jmvvw.'' " '
of distress against rincipals ami wireties. IVrsons ho
consider theinnelves aggiitved, may apply to a district
juilgt ami oiiiain an injuueiiwi, nri p. inr, "-'
of courts are to tunnstitne ngem wun usisoi j-Hignirm
and decrees in wuts to luch ihe t iutcd State are
lie comes, the heraM of a noisy workl,
News from all nations lumb'ring at Iim back.
LVjr .iJcparthicnts.- (Hous-j. - 1st
Unexpended monie i, hcnthe object )f appropriation
uas uctn encctett, are. to ne C;in n il to the surplus fund ;
and balances ut monies dnftvn, ai'ter'the object has been
ciiccu'u, are lo-oorvpnid totn
From the Ixndon Obscncr of April 30.
Science J Death flatted ufion the ConnJratori
This morning, at a quarter after nine, Lord
Chief Justice Abbott, Ixml Chief Justice Dallas,
the Chief llaron Mr. Justice Richards, Mr Jus
lice llcst.'and the common sergeant took their
Mr. Brown, the jailor, was immediately re
quested to bring the prisoners to the bar. In i
few minutes, the clank of chains was heard, and
the eleven prisoners entered the court. They
were all double ironed, with the exception of
Ings, who had been much indisposed since his
conviction. Thistlewood came first, and advan
ced to the bar. There was a melancholy rcsig
nation in bis countenance He appeared consid
crably alteied since the last time of his being in
All being in readiness,
Mr Shelton (the clerk of the anuij;ns1 addres
sing himself to Thistlewood, said, "Arthur This
ilcwood, you stand convicted of high, ttcason
what have you to say why vou should not receive
judgment to die according to law f
1 rustle wood immediately drew forth a manu
script address, which he proceeded to read hi a
mournlul tone, and with a strong provincial ac
cent, as follows :
" My Lords : I am asked, my lord, what I have
to say that judgment of death should not be pass
eu upon me according to law. ) his to me is
mockery for were the reasons I could offer in
controvertible, and were they enforced even by
the eloquence of a Cicero, still would the ven
geance of my lords tastlercagh and" Sidmouth
be satiated only . in the purple. .stream, wbicfexir.
I -. .! ; r .... . .
orating to every impulse oi patriotism ana nonor
than that of any of those privileged' to
their country, who lord it over the lives and prop
erty of the sovereign people with barefaced im
punity. 1 he reasons which I have, however, I
will now.state not that I entertain the slighest
hope from your sense of justice, or from your pity.
The former is swallowed up in j our ambition, or
rather by.the servility you descend to, to obtain
the object of that ambition the latter I despise.
ustice l demand, it 1 am denied it, your mtvas
. . .... '
no - cqumrei.1. jn me first place,
1 protest against the proceedings upon my
4x which I conceive to be grossly partial, and
contrary to the very spirit of justice but, alas 1
the counsel ot the accused, are now, without ex-
ccption, in all cases between the crown and the
people, the most implacable enemies of the latter.
In every instance, the judges charge the jury to
find the subject guilty.; nay, in one instance.'the
jury received a. reprimand, and that not in the
gcnteelest terms, for not , stticUv obeying the iui
pcrious mandate from the bench. '
" Ihe court decided upon my trial to
rather than depart in the slightest rff D-rpe
tropi ns usual lorms. .Nav.it is with iyip n hn.l
irorn examining witnesses to prove the ihfamypX
Adams, of Hulen, and of Dwyer. ErtnSoli-
cttor General replied to the address ofjay coun
.i, i .utu iu uie tuun iq near my witnesses.
i oc luiiri innumanty reiuscd. ana I am in con
sequence consigned lo the scafibld Numerous
have been the instances in which thlAule of court
has been infringed j but to haveirifringetfit in
my case would have 'tfceii to incurihe disnleasuie
ol the court, and to forfeit ejfcfy "spiring,hope of
promotion. A few hours Rcncc arid I shall be
llonicre: but the nighfiy breeze which will
whistle over tile iilent eve that ihall rrotirt
" from; teenlMiil pitK totyour restless
diivcn f(on it-i rt.iifiiicl by a set of
j 9, I'v.'tta it Itspecu myself, I cuif
ncv, urn wiuie vet 1 mav. I won h men
n-.euiory froui the talttinny which I doubt not
will bo industriously heaped upon it when it l
be no longer in my power to protect it.
I would explain the motives which induced'
mc to conspire against the Ministers of his Ma.
jesty, and I would contrast them with tbotte which
these very minutcrt have acted upon in leaduv
hie to mr ruin. In doing this, it will be necesl
sary to take a ihdrt review of my life for a few
rnontha prior to my art est, foe which I am to bo
executed without a trial or at leasi without an
Impartial one, by a jury i f my peer. :
'Ti true, the torm, the etiquette of a trial . ,
haaccn.g6nlhrough ;..but I challenge- anr'6P"
the judges on the bench to tell me, to tell mr
countryi that justice wai not denied me in thai'.
very, place where justice should only be admin'U .
tcreibi;. lxhallenge 4hem, to lay IhaTI was fairly
trjed. 1 cbalienxe thefn to aay that I atiTior
murdered, according to the etiquette of a court4
jfalseJy.dcriQniiniite'l) of justiceJ had witnetieJV
in court to prove that Dwyer was -a villain. The. '
yond all example of atrocity. I had witnesses in
court to prove that Adams was a notorious swin
dler, and that Hiden was no better! these were
the three witnesses, indeed, almost the only ones
against me; buM.bc form and rnles of a court J
must not be infringed upon to me antmfortu '
nate individual from the scaffold. -
f called thoso witnesses at the close of Mr.
Adolphus address to the jury, and before the
solicitor general commerced his- reply, bot tho
court deckled "that they could riot be heard.
home good men have thought, and I have thought
- ik.i i.r . l : . . i ... ....
u w, uiai iciuic tnc jury rciircn, au eviaenco
was in time for either the prosecution or the ac
cused, and more particularly for the Utter ; Bar.
i.,r....- .i .i
ccn ijcioic mc vcnuei was giTcn-luai cviacnce
could not be considered too lale- Ala . such -
people drew their conclusion from principles of
justice onlythey never canvassed the rules of
court, which have finally sealed my unhappy
Many people, who are acquainted with the
barefaced maimer in which 1 was plundered by
my Lord Sidmouth, wiUrrhaps imagine vtbat
rrsonaTmotivcs Insugatcd me jto the deed ; but:
I discern them. My everTpnncrple was for; i
the prosperity oi my country, wy every feel
ing, the height of my ambition, was the welfare
of ray starving cbWrymen. I keenly felt for
-L- ? I... A.- - -- .. .:
incir miseries : uui wncn loose miseries were
laughed at ; and when, because they dared to
express those mieries, they were
my feelings became too intense
too excessive1 for endurance, and I resolved on
vengeance I resolved that the lives of tlie insti
gators should be the requiem to the souls of the
murdered innocents. r
" In this mood I met with George Edwards.
And if any doubt should remain upon the minds
of the public, whether the deed I meditated was
virtuous or contrary, the tale I will now relate will
convince them, that, in attempting to execute a
power which. the law had ceased to harei I-was
only w reaking national, vengeance on a set of
wretches unworthy the-tiame and character or
men. This Edwards, poor and pennylcss, lived
near Picket sli ced in thc-Straud, some time ro,
without a bed to he on, or s chair to sit in. Stnw
was his resting place, his only covering a blanki.
Owing to his bad character, andswindling con
duct, he was driven from thence by' his landlord.
It is not my intention jotracel through Lis
immorality suffice it.to say, that he'was, in eve
ry sense of the word, a vijTain of the deepest atro
city. His landlord .re tuleu to give . him a char
acter. Some " short time after this', he called
in his appearance dressed like a lordfin ad the
folly ot reigning fashion. He now described
himself as the right heir to a German baron, who
had been some time dead and that Lords Cas
tle tea gh .and SldmouthNhad acknowledged hi
claims to the title anl property, had interfered
in htu Itotifilf uiih iKa '!(imnn (mvpnimrnt. and
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supplied him with moneloisuppqrt his rank in
society. From this period ftdate his career as
a government spy. -rj' Vs.
11c got himself an introduction to the Speti
ceans by whatrmeattrJa
thus he became acquainted with the reformers
in general. When I met wilh.Edwards after tle
massacre ataticlieste he ilescTibed himself
as very poor! and after several interviews, he
proposchrnlail of btof IfgTT Hie Uouseof Com
mons. This was not tny yiew I wished to pun
ish the cuiUvonlr. ahd'thcrefore I declined it.'
He next proposed, that vre should attacK me
ministers at therfe iriven by the Spanish .Am
bassadorTlliisvJL-'Tesolutely..: opposed, because
the innocent would pcush with the guilty ; wr
tiides, there Were' ladies invited to the cnteruw
mcnt ; andl who am shortly to-ascend the scat
fold, shuddered with horror a the idea of that, a
the agcntjl of . goyirn mental ilanchester, an,"
velViy ministers of hi majey applauded
Kd wards was ever at invention : and at length he
proposed atmcking them at a cabinet dinnef. 1
asked where the means to' carry his pr0
ject into effeet T He replied, if I would accctl'! :
we should not want for means. If c was as gooa -as
his word : from 'him came, notwithstanding
his nntiaront tientirv. tlm monev nrovided J()f
purchasing the stores, which" your lordships hae
seen produced in court upon my trial. He
wss never possessed of money- to pay faC.a pv
of beer, had always plenty to purchase arms of
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ammunition, vmongw. inc. .coi!ii.wvi
ever the most active ; ever -rnducing peopi&