Sir George Clerk. –As the cawing of the rooks portends a storm, it is worth while to mention that the cunning baronet has come down from London, and commenced a canvass in this county within these few days. It is stated, we believe upon good authority, that he accounts for this course of proceeding, by …

Colonial Intelligence. Halifax, March 13. A very numerous and respectable meeting of the inhabitants of this town was held at the Exchange Coffeehouse, on Saturday last, George Grassie. Esq. to the Chair. It was resolved unaminously–That the Legislature be petitioned to authorise the establishment of a bank in Halifax.–That 50,000l be the capital, to be …

Irish Emigrants. New York, Nov. 27. Nothing scarcely can be conceived more distressing than the situation of an unfriended stranger arrived here, from across the Atlantic, without the means of helping himself, and without even enough of acquaintance with the men and things about him to enable him to judge what path he should take …

Canada The inhabitants of Upper Canada have had another meeting, under the title of a Convention at York ; when they came to the following resolutions ; Richard Beasely, Esq. in the chair :– “Resolved–1. That whilst this Convention holds it one one of the most sacred right of British subjects at all times directly …

Extract of a letter from the agent to at the Cape of Good Hope, dated 15th Nov. 1817: – “The following most daring instance of piracy was committed in our harbour on the 11th inst. viz.– The Elizabeth, White, lying at anchor off Robin Island, with about 120 tons of oil on board, was boarded …

The MERCHANTS trading to North America, Prior to the year 1776, ARE desired to meet in the Merchants Hall, on Friday the 18th December, at 12 o’clock noon, on business of importance. Glasgow, 12 Dec. 1789. Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 14 December 1789, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/35.