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at ocal mind, by transformning governors of the kingdom conTu peux.fs of his Majesty's in- ceived that they owed it to the qr-lea to abandon Portugal all monarch who had intrusted them - pasitical events which had with the government of the kingcited for some time, and the dom, to the inhabitants themselves, andr runours consequent upon to their own characters, and to 9. and his excellency having the preservation of public order, uz from some of the accom- to prevent without delay those says, that at the head of this in- consequences with which all were taal pix was the Lieut.-Gen. threatened ; and it was with this 8.3x2 Freire de Andrade, aided object that their excellencies de** Le Baron d'Eben, and that termined to arrest, without loss of
n aitogether had directed, and time, on the night between the -:.nued to direct, all their efforts 25th and 26th of May, not only >> setuce all they could of the the two general officers before
and other classes of the in- named, but other persons also who habe.....is : and as it was no longer were known to be acquainted and passe to doubt the existence of implicated in the horrible project.
af after the fortunate seizure All possible efforts were made to of ece proclamations, all ready learn every circumstaffce, and to
er, in the name of a self- procure every proof, in order to rind regenerating council (such proceed forth with according to - assumed title); in conlaw, to execute justice on the
awn of these discoveries, the guilty.
Clergy, calumnious against true ror, deprarity, and apostacy, wishreligion, blasphemous, tending to ing, by virtue of the apostolic, idolatry, injurious loFerdinand VII. royal, and ordinary authority subversive of the monarchical Go. with which they are invested, to vernment, incentive of rebellion prevent the evil which might reagainst legitimate Sovereigns, in- sult from the reading of the works jurious to the doctrine of the holy contained in this edict, hereby or. sacrament, and filled with satires dain their prohibition; and that against husbands fond oftheir wives. those which are already distributed
In this second class are included over the nation shall be collected : the following works: Principle of they also expressly forbid the readPolicy, applicable to all repre- ing, selling, or keeping in pos. sentative Governments, &c. by session, these books. M. Benjamin de Constant, Counsellor of State ; as containing man.
CONSPIRACY IN BARCELONA. inns and propositions false in poli- On April the ith a plan was laid tics, and to the hierarchical order; for a conspiracy in the city of Barcontrary to the spirit of religion; celona, which. from the persons captious, subversive of the power engaged in it, had the appearance of the Church; anti-dogmatic, of a deeply laid plan for effecting tending to schism and to religious some important change in the toleration, and pernicious to the state. The purpose was no less State -(Literal translation) than the re-establishment of the
Felix and Paulina; or, The Cortes and the constitution ; and Tomb of Mont-jura, by P. Blan- the principal persons concerned chard, translated into Spanish. were the generals Lacy and Milans,
Elements of the Rights of Na- who had Jistinguished themselves tions ; by Lacroix, translated into in the late war against the usur. Spanish; as containing propositions pation of Buonaparie. Just before inconsonale, subversive of good its inter.ded eruption, the govern. order, false, reprobate, injurious ment obtained knowledge of the de. against the holy office, and con- sign; and the Captain-gen. of the trary to the rights of the church province made public the followand of the overeign.
ing account of the transaction:The Comedy Les Visitandines; “ A horrible conspirucy, which an opera, in iwo acts, and in verse, appears to have been formed by translated into Spanish.
individuals of different classes, and The Cousin of Mahomet; printed in which are inuplicated Generals at Constantinople, as being in- Lacy and Milans, who,at a former decent.
period hau rendered signal ser. Adele and Theodore, or Letters vices to their country, was to be on Education : printed at London, executed on the 5th at night. in French, without the name of The object of the conspirators was the author; as containing propo- to overturn the goveri.ment, to sitions inconsonant, captious, false, restore the abolished constitution, tending to error, and exciting bad and to deprive me of the authority idens
entrusted to me by the King The Apostolic Inquisitors of er. L'ut the energetic measures i
ahmed at the moment when, by forward to co-operate with the ar
past.cular favour of Provi- rangements made by me to assure int, Thal the first news of the the good order of the state, and to
r;army, hare defeated the rain fultil the good wishes of the King. res of the seditious. Pur- I announce with satisfaction to the ond ja all sides, the greater part whole province and to the army,
Wwwe whom public notoriety that the conspiracy having been 1 barked as guilty, have been discovered, and the principal actors red The most active search in it having been arrested or pur
suon discover their accom- sued, there no longer remains any 2. Those who have fled to cause of alarm: and the conspise suuntains, and have found rators only await the punishment Dere a temporary asylum, have which the laws shall award to such me trued with to speedy a step criminals, after the result of legal Ley must be overtaken. In proceedings, which have been al
andet of the painful sentiments ready commenced, and which will 'n bave alii.cted my mind dur- not be of long duration. these days of trouble, I have
- XAVIER CASTANOS. be the consulation to see the in- “ Barcelona, April 12, 1817." La sants of Barcelona, and those General Lacy, with his principal . De rest of the province, not accomplices, was capitally con
renume all alliance with the demned by a court martial assein- Lants, but testify a just indig bled near the end of April at Bar. bo'sa avainst them, and enter celona. Gen. Milans had not yet
• Read into the execution of been apprehended. The project
e under which have been is- of an insurrection seems to have * Peso apprebend and puuish the been more extensive than at first
I be conduct of the troops appeared; and it is asserted that Mand efter officers has been three hundred officers were ar
.. praiseworthy. The dis. risted at the same time with Lacy #ms of all the corps has shown as participators in his designs. w.fo be deserving of the high- Lacy, after his capture, was po prede. Two companies only taken over to Majorca, probably rebuttalion of the light infan- to prevent any designs in his fair? | Iarragona have been deceived your. On arriving there, it was - Au mi bs the second in com- uncertain whether he would have Ead, Do Joseph Quer. No undergone the punishment of K2 er has taken part in the death, or have been indulged with
Sr Sobots, which lasted only for a commutation; but finding him.
self upon the beach with only his art was the foundation of the escort, he attempted to make his two bo pes of the wretched per. escape by flight. The soldiers pur234, 1), in spite of ali theiretorts, sued him, and in striving to de. Rare E'd suareded in interrupting fend himself, he was killed. bulent the public tranquillity.
PAPAL BULL T :e:on longer any subject A bull published by the Pope in - BuTTE All tbe firsi autho. the month of April, which respects 1:41 of tbe province hare pressed the property of the church in Spain, affords a strong proof of the accu. guod-will wherewith we are ani. mulation of wealth in that class, mated in favour of the said King and of the necessity under which the Ferdinand, have admitted he supstate labours. It is of the follow. plications he had addressed to us, ing tenor.
and which have been presented to “Pius, Bishop, Servant of the us by our dear son the Chevalier Servants of God.
Antonio de l'aryas y Laguna, bis “The Roman Pontiffs, incited Minister Plenipotentiary: yielding by their paternal love for the whole to these supplications, and conCatholic flock, have never suffered sidering the enormous expenses at the Apostolic benignity to be ac. the priie of which we have had the cused of having refused, in seasons sati-faction of seeing an extremely of distress, to furnish assistance glorious victory obtained, as well to the necessities of the State, for religion as the monarchy, and even from the patrimony of the in regard to the calamity of the Church.
times, we have resolved, for the “Our dearly beloved Sonin Jesus weighty causes now enumerated, Christ, Ferdinand, Catholic King to modify the dispositions of the of Spain, intimately united by the Holy Canons. bonds of love and veneration to us, “ Thus, from our ceriain knowand the Huly Apostolic See, in his ledge, and after mature considepresent painful circumstances; ration, making use of the plebeing well persuaded that God niture of the Apostolic power with has committed to the Clergy which we are invested, we grant alone, the care of managing the by these presents to the said King property of the Church, as had Ferdinand an indulto, ibat validly, teen clearly and unanimously pub- freely, and lan fully, he may, dur. lished in the declaration of the Fa. ing the space of six years, exact, thers assembled in Rowian Coun- but only for the purpose of succil, under the Pen:iff Symmachus; counng the royal to ensure, the exthi- Prince has solicited the nrces- traordinary subsidy of 30,000.000 saly power for the purpose of reals from all the property, fruits, nieeting the necessities of his area- rents, and products, of the Clergy, sury. oecasioned by the general as well regular as secular. agitation of allirs. And as the “ By these presents we commis. means and fortunes of the laitysion and authorize our dear Sons, are alreasts oppressed with charves, the Piclatrs, &c &c. by reason of which the sad Kink " Let no one dare then to oppose Firiknandi has not ventured to the execution of our present act of nahe new demards, he has thougit conession, power, indulto, ci me putrpes to require an annual sum nisjon, mas.date, establishment, of 30,000.00 reals, money of that declaration, derogation, and will. country, on ecclesia e calproperty. And if any one have the remerity fur only s x ye.. ir which time to conimit such an attempe, let bim the number of pensions will be know that he incurs d e indigna. dimir.i-hed, and the value of the tion of the All Mighty God, and of revenues augmented.
the most blessed Saint Peter and " In con-equence, we, with the Saint Paul, his apsstles.
** Done at Rome at Saint Peter, Queen of Etruria, was connected
Ibe 16th of April, in the with these interests. The King, rear of the Incarnation of her august brother, therefore, our Sasiour, 1817, and of could not regard with indifference our Pontif ate the 15th." an object so essential and so wor
thy of his policy. EL TEX OF ETRURIA.
“ Don Pedro Gomez de LabraIt had been mentioned in our dor, his Majesty's Plenipotentiary bancal report of the year before in the Congress, conformably to inst that certain reclamations had his instructions, endeavoured to fix fra nece on the allied powers the lot of the Queen of Etruria, inare in the claims of the Queen and to regulate other points conper Lirura, and her son the infantnected with the rights of her MaDe Carles Louis, in re-pect to jesty, exerting for that object his Directors of Parma, Placentia, talents and information in so far and Guastallt. King Ferdinand as circumstances permitted. Fi. ** uw enabled to settle this im- nally, the Duke of Casa Fernan print atur, and at the same Nunez, his Majesty's Ambassador
eto announce the incorporation at Paris, having been charged to Go to the grand European alli- continue this important negoti. Bere by the following ofheial article. ation, has succeeded in bringing
* Is King, on being restored to it to a happy termination. His Se tune of his ancestors, cruld activity and zeal for the honour une zone to take the deepest interest of the King have procured his - pe glory of a crown which Majesty the satisfaction of seeing PT.nak ce had preserved for him, this affair concluded by solemn meard of the generous efforts treaties entered into with the said
Det var constancy of his subjects. great Powers, and signed at Paris is a rares «ere constantly directed on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and both of
e re-establishment of order, Inst June. By one of these trea4 be the purpose of repairing ties, his Majesty acredes to the acts de ens of a devastating war. of the celebrated congress at l'iberibebees bis Majesty could not enna, and Spain is incorporated me ted unless he fully co. with the great European confeponend mith the other Powers of deracy. Another treaty sanctions se un fiung the basis of a the reversion of the Duchies of
a prace, destined henceforth Parma, Placentia, and Guastalla, wwe their repose, and the sau in favour of his Serene Highness
munity of their rights. the Infant Don Carlos Louis; and ** great work, which was in. the surrender of the states of Lucca, mited to be the result of the In. with the stipulated assignments, ps of the angte:s united for until the said reversion takes place,
pse, presented, however, in favour of her Majesty the Serene
3. cecutun thuse obstacles Infanta of Spain. Queen of Etruria, 3.3 were the immediate effect of and mother of the Infant Don Se pristal confusion into which Carlos Louis. rees and power had thrown the Thus is terminated an affair Les of the different nations : equally complicated and essential send see fate of the Infanta, the w the high policy of his Maje-ty,