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Last weck the following Letter was sent from the Secretary of State's Office to the Mayor of Liverpool:

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take up arms against the Christians oup cinctnics.

Signed in the year of the Hrgyra 1 172,

the 3d day of the Moon Raiuadan, &c.

“We have the greatest shew of pilchards here that over was known; formetimes 6 or 7oro hogsheads are caught in one night; wh h . . vives the spirits of the people in this neighbourhood. The poor now have

employment, and plenty of fish for heir

families for almost nothing. Our mines have lately turned out role productive alia than common, in yield to fine rich lead. tin, copper, and silver ore.”

Extrast of a Lotter from Strasburgh, Aug. 18. “ On the 15th inst at night, a terrible alarm was heard on the Banks of the Rhine. About eleven o'clock at night the General beat to arms, and the alarm bell (to fin.) announced that the enemy had pass a the Rhine; several couriers were dispatched instantly to Strasburgh to dojnand oth ance. M. Geib deterred tending the troops requed for at least two hour after the der and was made. Mean while the brave constitutional Curate of Bischem (M. G.clan) put on his a mour, took his musket and sabre, and put in his girdie a pair of piliols. In this garb he py himself at the head of the National guars of his parish, and delivered a brief hatangue worthy of the ancient Romans: ' My friends, the enemy have at ‘ length attack d us; we fly to defend our • country; he who has the baseness to run • a way, merits death, for greatest enemies * are cowards and Arisiocre is.' “ This intrepid Curate at the head of his troop, composed of Lutherans, onebaptists, and Jews, after a march of three leagues, a rived at Gauqsheim, where the alarm had been given. It had been caused by the insu rection of some fanatics, who had almost stoned to death the constitutional Curate of the parish. The author of this mischief was a certain post-master, who was immediately seized, and ten toner to Strasburgh. The communities of Beche and Schilk have rendered public honours to M. Gelin, who do crves to to their Gentral, if he were not their Cu ate.” A discovery of a singular nature was made, it is said in Station d gaol a few days ago : — a prisoner who was convićted and condemned for horse-stealing, but since reprieved (under the name of James But rough), proves to be a woman ; she had lain in the dungeon with near 50 male prisoners without any kind of suspicion arising among them of her sex. She now says her name is Mary Etticks. The patriotic Mr. Dempster, with a view of preventing the crimigrations which fo frequently happen from the Highlands of Scotland,

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