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tation, abandoning the falient point of fire, formed, and attacked the height their center, and their defeated cavalrý which I have just described : After luf: threw itself in disorder into the wood be- fering great lois they broke three battahind their infantry. Part of the regiments lions, cut down every man who coulii of Carachy and Nassau followed them, not dave himself by flight in the wood, cut a down battalion which had formed and took the cannon. 9. where the road leading from Wetzral to The night now came on, and put an Greiffenftein enters the wood, and took end to this very brilliant affair. Nothing several pieces of cannon; but, upon en- couid surpafs the steadineis and intrepi. deavouring to continue the pursuit stiil dity with which the Austrian and Saxon further, they were received by the fe- troops executed his Royal Highness' mal cond line of the French infantry, who terly and decifive maneuvres. : gave them a severe fire, and obliged them The loss of the Austrians and Saxons to return out of the wood to form again. amounted to above five hundred mest, However, they brought off all the can- including feveral officers; that of the non and ammunition waggons that they French, judging from the number left had taken. The enemy ftill kept the dead on the field, and from the accounts beights of Altenburg, their line extend- given by deserters and prisoners, and by ing from thence towards Alfteden on the the inhabitants of the country through Dille.

which they passed in their retreat, muft The Austrian grenadiers now attacked have been very great It is reported and defeated the French infantry in the that General Le Fevre, who commandwood.

ed in person, was wounded badly in the In the rear of the enemy's left flank arm. at the distance of two Englith miles, lay Having failed in his attempt to make the village of Barghausen on the Dille. himself malter of this important pofition, In the vicinity of that village the wood General Jourdan determined to raise the retires from the Dille in the form of a blockade of Ehrenbreitfein, and recross half circle, leaving a confiderable space the Rhine. Four of the fix divifion's of open ground ; through this the road, which composed his army have directed by which the left of General Le Fevre's their march towards Neuwied, the two corps was obliged to retreat, passes and others towards Siegburg, Cologne, and enters the wood again over an height, Duffeldorff. that affords an excellent pohtion for in- On the 16th the Archduke marched faptry, not only from being fo immedi- in pursuit of General Le Fevre to Greif. átely on the edge of the wood, but more fenitein, where he was joined by Geneespecially as the foot of it is covered, in ral Kray, who had crossed the Lahn that , the greatest part of its extent, by a ra- morning at Leuan. vine that is very difficult to cross. On the 17th his Royal Highness march

It was on this height that the enemy ed to Renderodt'; the advanced guard had formed three battalions, with a bat. pufbing on to Altenkirchen, and on the tery of artillery, to receive their troops 18th to Hackenbourg. The corps at that had been defeated by the Austrian Limbourg, Naflau, and Wielburg crofcavalry and grenadiers ; and, at the fame fed the Lahn, and pursued General Jourtime, finding that victory was declared dan by Montabauer and Thierdorf, whil in favour of the Austrians, they retired the Partisan corps on the right advanced their right from the beights of Alten- to the Sieg. But notwithstanding the bourg, forming the troops that had oc- utmost diligence has been made use of cupied that part of the position in the by the Austrians, no affair of consequence thick wood which was immediately in has taken place since the 15th, as the their rear. Foursquadrons of Saxon ca- enemy have retired on all sides, with the valry, as if determined to emulate the ex. utmolt precipitation. emplary conduct of the Imperial troops, Intelligence is just received that Martogether with a squadron of the regi- Thal Wurmfer's pofts in the front of ment of Carachy, advanced through that Manheim were attacked on the 14th inft. part of the wood which had been clear- and that his Excellency defeated the e. ed by the grenadiers, and, without wait nemy, and took from them fome cannona ing for further support, and not accom- Head Quarters of his Royal Highnefs the panied either by cannon or infantry, de- Archduke Charles of Artria, Hackfiled along the road, and scrambled enbourg, June 20.“ through the ravine under the enemy's I Have the honour to inform your


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Lordship, that his Royal Highnets the a proportionate number of heavy and Archduke's advanced corps, commanded horse artillery. by General Kray, marched yesterday The Austrian husfars fell in with a morning at day break in pursuit of that large patrole of the enemy at the village part of the enemy's army, which after of Wyerbusch, and drove it back to Kiruniting ai Altenkirchen, was retiring, pen; there they came up with General under the orders of General Kleber, to- Kleber's post, which they immediately wards Siegburg on the Sieg, with the in- forced back towards his position, and tention of procceding from thence to General Kray's advanced guard, confifCologn and Dusseldorf.

ting of one Sclavonian light infantry and General Kcber found himself under one Walloon battalion, with several squa, the necesity of halting that day on the drons of light cavalry, and some horfe heights that lay between Kirpen and U. artillery, formed upon the heights of kareth, on the great road to Siegburg, Kirpen. in order to give time for his referve, am- General Kleber, who could easily difmunition, and baggage to pass the Sieg. cover all General Kray's strength, inimeHe therefore occupied the very advan- diately determined upon attacking part tagerus position that these heights af- of the infantry of his right wing, advanford, with about twenty-four thousand ed into the wood that bounded the plain

The front of both his wings, as below the heights of Kirpen, and into well as his flanks, were covered by two the inclosures and villages that extended deep ravines, that could only be passed from thence between the two pofitions, at a very few points. The approach to and the cavalry of that wing, marched his centre was about three hundred yards in the rear of the infantry, ready to adbroad, and ran along a ridge that con- vance and attack General Kray's left, as nected this position with the heights of soon as the latter (viz. the infantry), Kirpen, and in which the two ravines Thould have established itself along the above mentioned take their source. - At edge of the plain. A small part of the the village of Kirpen there is another infantry of this left wing advanced thro' range of advantageous, heights, parallel the ravinęs against General Kray's right, to those where the enemy was posted; in order to prevent his detaching from their right (looking towards Ukareth) thence, whilt his principal body of caterminates in a deep ravine ; their left valry, supported by nine battalions of on a plain opposite to the enemy's cen- infantry, and a great proportion of heavy ter. This plain is bounded on its left artillery, marched from his centre against by, a small wood that extends towards the heights of Kirpen. The Austrian cathe ravine, which covered the enemy's valry, which was posted near Kirpen, right wing, leaving the approach of their attacked the French cavalry as they were centre close on its right. From this forming at the head of the ridge before wood, a long range of inclosures and described, but partly from the fire which small copfes, intermixed with two villa- they received in their left flank from the ges and several scattered houses, extend wood, and partly from the very great in a parallel direction to the right of the superiority of numbers, they were reenemy's position, nearly only a line with pulsed. However, the battalion of Walthe heights of


loons and Sclavonian light infantry kept On the Altenkirchen fide of Kirpen, their ground, the cavalry rallied under about seven hundred yards from the lat their protection, and in this situation the ter, is a third range of beights, which advanced guard waited the enemy's attack take exactly the same direction as those The l'rench cavalry, as soon as its forI have jus defcribed, their right being mation was completed, advanced against covered by a deep ravine, their centre the heights of Kirpen, and fupported by and left falling gradually into a plain a part of their infantry, drove back the that is bounded by Kirpen, and by the Austrian cavalry, the Sclavonian battainclosures and small villages above meri- lion, and the artillery, all of whoin retioned.

tired behind the line of the pofition in General Kray's corps confifted of the rear. The Walloon battalion, comabout cleven thousand men, viz. thirty- manded by Colonel Brady, Itood firm, two squadrons of light cavalry, two bat- repulsed the repeated and combined at. talions of grenadiers, fix battalions of fu- tacks that were made upon it, and at fileers, two battalions of Sclavonian light last finding itself furrounded, began its infantry, with a corps of riflemen, and retreat through the village towards the

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pofition, which they effected in a man- movement produced the defired effect ; ner that deserves to be represented as an the French gave way; General Kray's example of bravery and discipline which cavalry pursued them into the village, may be equalled, but can never be fur- and the Austrians proved finally victopaffed. The French were now masters rious. They were not, however, in sufof the village and heights of Kirpen; ficient force to profit of this vi&ory in their right wing had established itself on the manner they might have otherwise the edge of the inclosures, and in the vil have klone, especially as the enemy's lages 'that border the plain, and their broken troops were received by a strong left extended from Kirpen in a parallel reserve, and as their right still remained line to the Austrians, with whose right in the villages and inclofures which they it was already engaged in a diftant muí- bad taken pofleffion of in the beginning quetry fire.

of the action : General Kray was thereGeneral Kray formed his advanced fore obliged to content himself with forguard again behind his center as a re- cing the enemy to abandon the heights ferve, and remained upon his position to of Kirpen: In the evening General Řiereceive the formidable attack that the ber retired his right wing into his

poenemy were now preparing to make up- fition; but a battalion at the extremity on him.

of his left, that had advanced to turn the · General Kleber brought a great quan- right of the Austrians, was completely tity of artillery on the heights of Kirpen, cut off. and formed two principal attacks; the Thus, my Lord, ended an affair, which, one with two lines of cavalry supported though less important than that of the by his right wing of infantry, against Ge- 15th near Wetzlar, because the object of néral Kray's left, and the other with contention was not of such magnitude, nine battalions of infantry, supported by may with justice be'stiled equally brila large body of cavalry. againlt the cen- liant; particularly when we consider tre, whilft his left advanced sufficiently that the French had more than double to keep the Austrian right in check. the force of the Austrians.

The enemy now attacked General General Kray loft between five and Kray's left wing, and defeated his ca- fix hundred men. The enemy had above valry, as their great fuperiority of num. feven hundred taken prisoners, left fevebers gave them an opportunity of gain- ral hundred dead on the field, and acing its flank. But the battalion and the cording to all reports had a very great battery which occupied a height on the number wounded. left of the infantry position, changed General Kleber retreated last night as their front, and kept up such a heavy foon as it was dark across the Sieg to Siegfire on the Aank of the French cavalry bourg, frem whence he is directing his as checked their pursuit. The Austrian march towards Dusseldorf, and General cavalry rallied under the protection of Jourdan has recroiled the Rhine with all this able manæuvre, and returning to the rest of his army at Neuwied. the charge, supported by four squadrons

Dowing-fireet, July'ı. of Saxons, who had juil arrived, drove Dispatches have this day been received back the French into the villages and from Colonel Graham, dated at the headdefiles from which they had advanced, quarters of General Beaulieu, Cagliano, and decided the affair on that fide. near Rovoredo, June the 13th and 14th,

Whilst this was going on, the nine bat- by which it appears, that nothing matalions, and the cavalry that were form- terial had occurred in that quarter since ed at Kirpen, advanced against the cen. the gift of May. tre of the Austrian position. This point $ (End of the Gazettes.) was occupied by three battalions and some squadrons of cavalry in the first line, bobin

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE, to which the advanced guard that had been obliged to abandon Kirpen, formed, as has been observed, a second line.

Peter/burg, June 20. These moft gatlant troops allowed the * An official account was published on French to approach theni within a hun- the 15th, of the capture of the impordred paces, without firing, except from tant fortress of Derbeni, upon the Cara their cannon. The first line of infantry pian sea, by the Ruffian General Sobow, then gave a general discharge, and char- on the roth of May, after a bombardged with their bayonets. This decifive ment of ten days. Upward of 12,000



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privates were made prisoners, with the plenipotentiaries, at a place to be ap-
Khan that commande l them, and seve. pointed by the executive directory.
ral other officers of distinction. Immense II. The body of the Neapolitan troops
magazines, and a great quantity of ar- now acting with those of the Emperor
tillery, were found in the place. shall be withdrawn, and cantoned in the

places hereafter specified.
Paris, July 1. Gen. Moreau, commander III. This corps being comprised in
in chief of the army of the Rhine and the Suspension of Arms, shall go into
Moselle, attacked the posts of Marshal cantonments in the Venetian territory
Wurmfer, in front of Manheim, on the of Brescia, Crema, and Bergamo.
14th ultimo; and with such success, that IV. The faid Suspension of Arms Thall
the Marshal was obliged to cross the extend to the fleets of the two Powers ;
Rhine, and retire behind Manheim. On and meanwhile, the fhips of the King of
the 27th, in consequence of orders from Naples shall be withdrawn as foon as pof-
the executive directory, General Moreau fible from the English fleet.
crossed the Rhine, and made himself V. A free passage, as well through the
master of the entrenchments of Fort French territory as through the countries
Kehl, notwithstanding the almost incre- occupied by the French troops, and
dible obstacles. The General intends to through the Neapolitan dominions, shall
follow up this exploit without lofs of be granted to the couriers of both
time. One of his expressions is remark- Powers.--Signed at Brescia, 17th Prairial.
able: “ I hope,” says he, “ that we shall

BUONAPARTE, and foon be in a position to extend our right

BELMONTE PIGNATELLI. band to the army of Italy, and our left Conditions of the Armistice with the Pope. to that of the Sambre and Meuse." Art I. Anxious to give a proof of the

2. Letters from General Buonaparte, deference of the French government to dated head quarters at Bologna, June 23, the King of Spain, the Commander in mention the capture of fort Urbino, in Chief, and the Civil Commissaries of tlie the territories of the Pope, and that the Army of Italy, grant a Suspension of artillery he had taken would enable him Arms to his Holiness, to last from this to form the fiege of Mantua.

day until five days after the termination 5. The army of the Rhine and Mo. of the Negociation to be opened at Pafelle have entered Friburg, in the Brifgaw ris, for the conclufion of a Definitive after a long and bloody battle, in which, Peace between the two countries. it is faid, the Emperor's regiment of II. The Pope shall send a Plenipotencuirasliers were almost entirely cut to tiary to Paris as foon as poslible, in orpieces.

der to obtain a Definitive Peace from Letters from General Buonaparte ftate, the Directory, by offering a necessary that the King of Naples and the Pope reparation for the insults and outrages had concluded an armistice with the which the French have sustained in his Republic, and that beside Urbino, Fe- territories; and particularly, for the murrara, and Bologna, he had taken the ci- der of Basseville, and the satisfaction due tadel of Ancona, which gave him the to his family. command of the gulf of Venice. His III. All persone confined in the terriagents, it is added, were busy in felecting tories of the Pope, on account of their and preparing to send away, from Par. political opinions, ihail immediately be ma, Milan, Rome, &c. fome of the fineft fet at liberty, and restored to the poffelpi&tures, statues, and other masterpieces fion of their property. of art, that are to be found in Italy, in IV. All the fea ports in the Papal terorder to enrich the national museum in ritories shall be shut against the enemies France.

of the Prench Republic, and open to all Conditions of the Armistice with the Court French fhips. of Naples.

V. The French army shall remain in Art. I. All hostilities shall cease be possession of Bologna and Ferrara, and tween the troops of the French Repub- fhall also occupy Faenza. lic and those of the King of Naples, on VI. The citadel of Ancona shall be de the day in which the following articles livered up, within the space of fix days, fhall be executed, until ten days after to the French troops, with all the artilthe official annunciation of the conclu- lery and ammunition which it contains. tion of the negociations for peace, which VII. The city of Ancona shall remain ihall be openeu between the respective under the government of the Pope.

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VIII. The Pope shall yield to the July .. A cause was tried in the Court French Republic, 100 pictures, busts, of King's Benich, Guildhall

, between the vases, and statues, at the choice of Com- proprietors of a newspaper called the missioners to be sent to Rome; amongst Telegraph, plaintiffs, and the propriewhich are specifically comprised the busts tors of the Mrning Post, defendants. in bronze, of Junius Brutus, and that in It was proved, that in the month of Fe. marble of Marcus Brutus, both placed in bruáry lait, the defendants had contriv. the Capitol. The Pope shall also deliver ed to forward to the office of the Teleup soo manuferipts, at the choice of the graph, from Canterbury, a spurious said Commissioners,

French newspaper, containing a pretendo IX. The Pape fall pay the French ed renewal of the armistice, and preliRepublic 21 millions, French money, of minaries of peace between the Emperor which 15 millions and a half shall be in and the French republic. The propriefpecie or ingots, and the remainder in tors of the Telegraph being thus impogoods, merchandife, horses, &c. fed on to give as TRUE a tranllation of

x. The 15 millions and a half shall be this FALSE FABRICATED intelligence, paid by three instalments, viz. 5 millions and thereby fustaining much difcredit within a fortnight; 5 millions in the with the public, and a diminution in the courfe of the ensuing month ; and the sale of their parer; brought the prefent remainder within the space of three action against the defendants as authors months.

of such discredit, lofs, &c. The case he. XI. The 3 millions and a half in goods, ing made out, the Jury gavę a verdict &c. Ihall be delivered in the ports of with rool. damages. : Genoa and Leghorn, and at such other 14. This morning his Majesty' reviewplaces as shall be appointed, in poffefsion ed, on Wimbledon Common, the feof the French troops.

cond, or Queen's Baye, commanded by 10. The citadel of Milan surrendered on the Marquis Townshend ; at the close the 29th ult. and, on the preceding day, of which, the fix Sepoys, and the capa division of our army entered Leghorn. tain of the vessel who brought them over, -Every thing appears propitious to our were sent from Mr. Dundas' house, and arms. In particular, the Chouans, eve- placed on an eminence, for the view of ry where subdued by the wise and vigo- his Majesty, and the company; they rous measures of General Hoche, have were in the Indian dress; the ferjeant made the most complete submission, and and corporal differed from the four pri. the war in the wel is now entirely ended. vates, in their uniform and epaulete,

For the vi&orious progress of the Au- which were of silver lace. The King Atrians on the Lahn, see the London Ga...asked the captain a great number of zettes. But later advices exhibit a great questions, and seemed higi ly.entertained reverse: the French have returned, in with the fingularity of their appearance ; greater force, to the vicinity of that ri- their iron-spiked hats, large turii-up ver, and have taken the city of Frank- shoes, and their legs, half way above fort; and, on the Upper Rhine, Moreau the knee, quite naked, attracted more has obtained a complete victory, near the attention of the numerous spectator's Rastadt, over the Austrians, commanded than the excellent discipline of the by the Archduke Charles, in person. troops, which gave the highest satisfac

ition to the King, and their commanding

officers. LONDON. June 28. A duel was fought in a field

EDINBURGH. within three miles of Hamburgh between June 30. This day the Peers affe mbled Lord Valentia and Henry Gawler, Efq; at Holyroodhouse : After hearing pravers They left England with their feconds by Dr Somerville, and the proclamation and curgeons, for the express purpose of for Election being read over, their Lordfighting. They fired together; Mr Gaw. fhips took the usual oaths. Th Troll ler's ball took place; it entered his Lord being called over, Lord Lauderdale 1.10 ship's breast bone, and lodged near the and prefented a protest against the neck; it was extracted on the field, and votes of British Peers, created since the he is considered to be out of danger. Union, being received. To this protest Lord Valentja’s ball pases, through Mr Lord Semple adhered. Lord Laudera Gawler's bat. An affair, between Mr dale also entered a protest against the Gawler's brother and Lady Valentia wae title of the Earl of Errol. This will, the fubject of the dispute.

probably, be matter of inquiry in the


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