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LOSS OF THE » AMPHITRITE."

Previously to the Royal Sovereign leaving Ire- land, the melancholy intelligence of the loss of the ship Amphitrite, Captain Hunter, from Great Britain, with female convicts, had been received. She struck on the Coast of France, when all on board perished, save three of the crew. The Surgeon Superintendent, Dr. Forester, who arrived in this Colony by the Southworth, with his wife, about two years and a half ago, and who may lie remembered by many of our readers, we regret to learn, was amongst the number of those who perished. The ship got a-shore at low water, and although the French were prompt in their humane tender of every assistance in their power, it was rejected, no doubt, under the idea that she could be readily got off at high water, and was not in imminent danger ; the result, however, was, that at the rise of the tide she broke to pieces. The next accounts from England, will, no doubt, give

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