Colony at the Cape of Good Hope (Extract of a Letter, dated off Madeira ) Aurora Transport Ship, Feb 19. “An opportunity having offered for transmitting a hasty account of the Aurora and Brilliant transports, proceeding with settlers to the Cape of Good Hope, I feel happy in availing myself of that circumstance, with a view as well to gratify …

Emigration. We extract the following statement from the Montreal Herald and an important one it is, to those who are desirous of emigrating, as well as to those, who, from patriotic motives, would wish to turn the tide of emigration into a channel which, while it relieve the mother country now, may hereafter add to her strength and resources : …

Maritime Intelligence The Jane, Drummond, of Liverpool arrived at Savannah, was plundered on the 22d April in [?], 34, 10. long. 41. 21. of all her specie, 20,500 dollars, stores, provisions, &c. by a Spanish ship, of 300 tons, armed with 14 guns and two stern chasers, and full of men. She was supposed to have been out two or …

Colonial Intelligence Proposed New Monarchy in South America Accounts have beenreceived from Buenos Ayres, by the Blossom sloop of War, of a curious nature.– They relate to a project said to have been in agitation for placing a Prince of the House of Bourbon at the head of an independent Sovereignty on the River Plate.– The circumstance has been brought …

India We have great pleasure in publishing the following interesting letter from India: – “Madras, Feb. 4, 1820. “I have, thank God, no very brilliant events to communicate to you, but if the happiness of man is the legitimate object of all Government, it is good to learn that British India is at peace, and that a temperate and radical …

The New York Daily Advertiser says–”The line of battle ship New York, now finishing at our navy yard, at the Wallabut, is perhaps the most superior vessel ever built. Her tonnage is near 3000[?]: she measures 203 feet keel, and is by 15 feet the largest man of war ever laid down in this country. She will no doubt be …

Canada The following is an extract of a private letter dated “Halifax, May 22 “At two o’clock this day the Earl of Dalhousie, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of British North America, attended by the Admiral, his Majesty’s Council, the staff, naval and military officers, and the principal people of the place, attended to lay the first stone of a new college, …

Extract of a letter received from Calcutta, dated 22d November, 1819:–“An afflicting circumstance has recently taken place. The Captain of the Bengal, a Liverpool trader, very lately gave a ball on board his ship, which was about to sail for England. The party was very small, and more than half were taken ill with a violent fever immediately afterwards. I …

Necessity of Legislative Measures for Relieving the Distress of the Labouring Classes. Salus populi suprema lex. T here wasa time when it was held pure factiousness to doubt whether the prosperity we enjoyed during the first ten or twelve years of the late war, was perfectly sound and natural, and whether it would not ultimately entail upon us a corresponding …

Upper Canada Extract from ” A Visit to the Province of Upper Canada, in 1819,” By James Strachan. [?] the Stream of Emigration now chiefly to the United States, and not to Canada. The greater number are decieved; they know no[?] of this country. Many leave Great Britain from [?] discontents; and such the province is better. [?]. Lately the …