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,\Vc enpy the following irom ' The Coi-okiai. -TiMEfi,' which reached us froiu Ilobatt -Town by lf»e- last 'con\eya'nce- more to shew the absurd TinuOtirs that have been 'circulated. 're-^ spec tin -i the fate of tlic Ainiarnii. thrii'i because the .ViArtii^ilnrs n--
lattd are worthy of notice. '1 he ridiculous non.sense nb,out a^ IJo\verof Attorney, is either the invention of a Newspaper Kdi 'U»; or else it places the Calcutta Lawyero in no very favourable light. , Ail-that is yut known respecting the Almornli, is that she is not condemned ; that she will be, no sensible person can doubt. ' We have received the following from'Cnlcutta,- dated July 14- : — Captain Bremer, of II. M. S, the Tamer,, has seized in the river Hobghfy, t lie merchant ship Almorah, it having bcenfoun'd that ihq had oni board, within tl e company's limits, n quantity of tea e-ccerd.ngsix pounds, contrary to the statute, and her con demnation is immediattly expected. - It is understood that she had been freighted at Batavia on account of a gentleman in New So mh W.iles, named Wcmyss, who chartered her in concert with a Caph Ovens of the same place. You are perhtips aware that thj was seized in Sidney Cove- .by Captain Mitchell, of the Sla ncyr under the siime statute, and that in consequence of the nuiie measures adopted by the legal advisers of , the speculators, Lieut. Matthews, oftheSlaney, was compelled lo bring her hero; and, theihip airiving without a power of attorney from'Captain Alitchell, he could not proceed to the' condemnation of the prize, which C*nt. Brcm r will now effect, iii behalf ,of tlie first cap tors. Many attempts 'have been made to induce a belief that tlie Government of New South Wales is interested In the trans action, hut llies,e have proved quite abortive ; a gentleman 'lately from. Nc\y. South Wales (from whom this^Almorah's speculation, as to grain at least, was usurped), having in his possession the original letter,; fram tho colonial secretary, the only accredited organ, of government, declaring, that government knew nothing of the matter. .,' By tlie Caudry we have received letters and newspapers to the 14th of, July. v We have inserted in another place an extract of a letter from a correspondent, relative to the Almorah, which' , will no doubt be considered interesting. \ Tlie seizure of this ship appears to have excited a considerable sensation' in India, as the ^Calcutta Journals are filled wfair1 extracts .from The Australian, and with commendatory observations thereon. '' It is reniaikable that the Sydney Gazette is hardly, if at all noticed. We have inserted an article from the Hurkarru'of the 24tli of May, and We shall give further extracts ne\t week. By other letters we un derstand, that Captain P-remer has only seized the Almorah, on behalf of Captain,. Mitchell and the Slaney, having most handsomely expressed his determination not t. - interfere u ith his brother officer's prize in any other way than to protect his rights. The Almorah is not to be condemned in Bengal, but to proceed to Europe, and1 Lieut. Matthews goes home, to prosecute the claim. The money found on board is -lodged in the public trea sury, to a\vait the final condemnation. We are also informed (hat Capt. 'Boyd and Hfr. D. A. C. General Goodsir, who were 'be officiating persons in the. AlinoraliV speculation, arc to be! sued.oiiibehalf of .the East India Company, for the penalties they have incurred, in violating the company 's.cha'rtcr, amounting to no less a 'sum than ^30,000 !'