19 NOVEMBER 1831, Page 1

A treaty has been at length signed by the Five

Powers, by which they solemnly recognize the independence of Belgium. Such a recognition necessarily flowed from the treaty of the Twenty.four articles, and was in tact but an appendix to it. The King of Holland seems desirous of acting the part for which the flatterers of royal obstinacy have bestowed so much praise on GEORGE the Third—he will be the last man in his dominions to recognize the independence of his late subjects. We hope he will imitate the English King in the better part of being the last to- challenge it when once recognized. He has submitted the treaty to the States-General, with a coldness of recommendation which would necessarily lead to its rejection, were it not . well known that its rejection is impossible. The States will doubtless see meet to act according to their Master's meaning rather than his words, and allow LEOPOLD to take the thing which WILLIAM is unable to refuse though unwilling to give. It is said that Sir CHARLES BAGOT "stands recalled,"—that is, we suppose, he stands still, like his employers, and leaves to Providence the care of a crisis which he is incapable of improving.