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Our army in Sicily has been reinfor- Austria should take no further steps ced by the 39th regt. from Malta, and towards dispossessing the Russians of this the 78th from Gibraltar. It now. con-. position ; trusting, we presume, that sists of 10,000 men, and Sir John Stuart by the treaty of peace betwixt France is also raising a Sicilian Regiment. Sir and Russia, the evacuation of the post John, in General Orders, highly praises will be stipulated for. the general good conduct of the Army, In the mean time, the French army but laments, that, in some instances, in- in Dalmatia, under Gen. Lauriston, oc, ebriety (induced by the cheapness of the pied Ragusa : And the French official wine,) had betrayed some of the men Journal gives a long detail of the opeinto excesses, every instance of which rations in this quarter.
It states in he threatens to punish with the utmost substance, that in the month of June rigour. Two soldiers having resisted a considerable body of Russians disem. their serjeants in the execution of their barked at Cattaro, and were joined by duty, and fired at and killed one of 10,000 Muntenegrins. General Lauris. them, they were both executed on the ton, who had only 2000 men to oppose sea shore, in presence of the whole line. them, shut himself up in Ragusa, which
On the 29th of June, a large convoy was invested by the united force of the from Ireland, with the Hanoverian bri. enemy. The siege continued for nearly gade on board, and the Chiffonne frigate three weeks, but was at length raised by from Portsmouth, with Gens. Sir John Gen. Molitor, who advanced with a Moore, Sherbrooke, and Mackenzie, considerable force, attacked and routed arrived at Gibraltar. And on the 5th the Montenegrins; forced the Russians of July, the frigate with Sir John Moore, to retreat to their ships, and took 20 and several transports with De Roll's pieces of cannon, six mortars, a number German regiment, which has been long of carronades, and a great quantity of quartered in that garrison, sailed like. ammunition, and all this with the loss wise for Sicily.
of only two killed and seven wounded, CATTARO.-The occupation of the During the siege, the Montenegrins are Mouths of the Cattaro by the Russian stated to have committed the most army (as stated in our Mag. for May) dreadful barbarities on the inhabitants has occasioned much altercation among of the Province of Ragusa. The offi
. the parties. The Emperor of Austria sial account of these operations contains has been so beset' by the threats of a tacit reproach on General Bellegarde Bonaparte, that he has implored the and the Austrians, for having quietly re. Emperor Alexander to evacuate the po- mained at anchor, without taking any sition, that it may be delivered to the part in these affairs. French, in terms of the treaty of Pres. Notwithstanding the peace conclud. burg. This we understand the Empe- ed with Russia, the affair of Cattaro ror of Russia has agreed to do, in order still affords a pretext to Bonaparte for to relieve the former from the danger of keeping a large French army in Geranother war. On the 17th of June ac- many, to be maintained at the expence cordingly, a body of Austrian troops of the Empire. Napoleon, we are posailed from Trieste under Gen. Belle- sitively assured, has demanded of the garde to take possession, and to deliver Court of Vienna, no less than one it up to the French army in Dalmatia. million sterling (24,000,000 francs) as On their passage they were met by the the Emperor's contingent of this exRussian and English squadrons cruizing pence; a sum which the Austrian finanin the Adriatic, who informed the Au- ces can very ill afford at present to de. strian commander, that they may put burse, but which demand we are told back again, as the port would not be has been made peremptorily. delivered up, in consequence of the The lady of Spencer Smith Esq; forGreeks and Montenegrins having joined merly Envoy at Stutgard, and brother the Russians, and insisted on retaining of Sir Sidney Smith, was lately arrested possession. Bellegarde disembarked at Venice by order of the French Combis troops on the islands of Curzola and mandant there, and ordered to be sent Lessina, and sent intelligence to his to the Castle of Valenciennes. She
We learn that the French am- had been carried as far as Brescia, bassador åt Vienna had agreed that where favoured by the address and cou
rage of a Neapolitan servant, she effected On board the Blanche, Lieut. Bastin her escape from those who had charge and three marines were wounded; none of her, and has reached Prague in Bo. killed. The enemy had 20 killed and hemia in safety.--We understand, in or. 30 wounded, ten of them dangerously. der to be freed of every risk of molesta- The Guerriere is of the largest class of tion, she was to set out for St Peters- frigates, carrying 50 guns and 317 men. burgh, and from thence take shipping She was sadly cut up. The damages of for England. She is an Austrian by the Blanche were confined to her topbirth, and daughter of Baron Herbert, masts, rigging, and sails. the Austrian intermincio at Constanti- We have the satisfaction to announce nople.
the capture of another fine French friPRUSSIA AND SWEDEN.
gate by the Mars of 74 guns, Captain The differences betwixt these powers
Ř. Dudley Oliver. On the evening of still continue. While the Prussian the 27th July, while a detached squatroops are collecting on the Swedish
dron of the Channel fleet, under the frontier, as if meditating an attack on
command of Captain Keats in the Su. Pomerania, the Swedish fleet, on the o. perb, was cruizing in the Bay of Bisther hand, keeps up the blockade of all cay, the Mars discovered four French the Prussian ports with the utmost ri. frigates from the mast-head, and followgour. No ship has been allowed to en.
ed them with a press of sail. Next ter or pass from the ports of Dantzick morning, at day light, he had gained or Memel for three months past, which
considerably on the stern-most, which has so deranged the trade of these ports
induced the French Commodore to tack with the merchants of St Petersburgh
with the other three for her support. and Cronstadt, that the Emperor Alex
But after making some signals, he made ander's mediation has been most carnest
off with the three frigates, and left her ly solicited both by the King of Prussia
to her fate. At six o'clock, after a and by the Russian merchants. The chace of 150 miles, the Mars at length mediation has been accepted, and num
got alongside, and after firing one shot, berless couriers have passed between
the frigate struck her colours. She Berlin and St Petersburgh. But we are
proved to be the Rhin, Captain Chestold that the king of Sweden's indigna. neau, a fine ship of 44 guns, and 318 tion at the conduct of Prussia in the
The other frigates got into Bourlast coalition still exists to such a de- deaux, the rest of the English squadron gree, that no terms of conciliation that having lost the chase in the night. The have been proposed,
have induced enemy's squadron sailed from Cadiz in im to accede to an amicable adjustment
March, and were on their return from ef the dispute.
Letters transmitted by Lord St VinNAVAL INTELLIGENCE.
cent, contain an account of a gallant atThe Greenland fishing has been inter- tack made on the enemy's shipping in rupted by the depredations of a squadron the mouth of the Garonne, by the boats of French frigates which escaped from of the squadron off Rochefort. It be. L'Orient in March. They have taken ing ascertained that two corvettes and and burnt several English vessels, and a French convoy were in the entrance, on the 19th of June they took, off Shet- a boat from each of the line of battle land, the Sims letter of marque of Leith, ships, three from the Iris, and three of 16 guns, Capt. Kelly, which they from the Indefatigable frigates, 'were likewise burnt, and put her crew on sent to attack them, under the orders board a Danish vessel they met with, of Lieut. Sibley, of the Centaur. The who landed them at Peterhead. On the boats had but just put off, when the wind first receipt of the intelligence, three unfortunately shifted to the westward, frigates, the Blanche, Phæbe, and and came on to blow very fresh, which, Thames, were dispatched by Lord Keith with the tide running very strong, for the Greenland seas, and on the 30th greatly perplexed them. Nothing howof July, the Blanche, Capt. Lavie, had ever could withstand the ardour and the good fortune to fall in with the intrepidity of our officers and men. Guerriere frigate off Faro. Capt. Lavie's They boarded and carried the largest official letter briefly announces the cap- corvette, Le Cæsar, of 18 guns and 86 fure, after a sharp contest of 45 minutes. men. The conflict was severe on both
net Covacil was held the same at which it was resolved to set credited Minister to France, t and discuss proposals for a peace. The Council at the fixed upon the Earl of Lauder the negociator. His Lordshi ingly attended next day at L ville's office, to receive his ins and where he continued thr At five o'clock the same eve turday Aug. 2. his Lordship don, accompanied by Mr JCH son, of the Foreign Departme Post office, who is to act as ship's private secretary, and Dugald Stewart of Edinburgh rived at Dover about five o morning, when his Lordship immediately embarked on Clyde frigate, then lying in the
sides, the enemy being completely pre- A letter from Captain Hawker, of pared, expecting the attack. Lieut. the Tartar, announces the capture Sibley received seven severe wounds, by that ship, of the Observateur Fiench but none of them mortal. The French corvette, of 20 guns and 104 men, Caprain was killed, and the slaughter on victualled and stored for four months. board his ship was great. The greater -The prize was instantly manned and part of the boats were either shot dispatched in quest of a French brig through, or so badly stove, that they of war, wbich sailed from Cayenne in were swamped, and obliged to be cut company with her, and was to cruize adrift from the prize. The Revenge's for four months near Bermuda. boat, officer, and crew, are missing, The Gazette of the 12th of August but are believed to have been taken, as contains a letter from Capt. Stiles, of accounts had been received of 16 Eng. the Adamant, in substance as follows: Dish prisoners having been marched On the 5th May, four days after partinto Rochefort from Bourdeaux. Lieut.. ing with the East India Convoy, Capt. $. Parker, of the lodefatigable, is highly fell in with and captured the Spanish ship praised for his cool and intrepid con- Nostra Senora de los Dolores, of 30 guns duct in bringing out the prize, under a and 315 men, a strong well-built vessel, constant cross fire, for two hours, from coppered, and which, from her force the batteries and the other corvette. and magni:ude, might have done much The convoy all cut their cables, and mischief on the African coast. The ran up the river, on the firs attack, crew were a desperate set of French, Our loss was, Mr Helpman, Master's Spaniards, Portuguese, and Americans Mate of the Conqueror, and five sea- --the principal officers French. She men and petty officers killed; Lieut. was from Rio de la Plata, had authority Sibley, and 35 seamen and petty officers from the Viceroy to wear the Spanish wounded ; 21 missing. The Cæsar is colours, and had a company of Spanish a fine vessel, and fit for his Majesty's infantry on board. service. The enterprize was admirably
NEGOCIATION FOR Peace. planned, and would have completely succeeded, but for the untoward cir- We can now with certainty announce, cumstances above mentioned.
that a negociation for Peace with France A letter from Capt. Collier, of is bezun, and with hopes of a speedy the Minerva, announces the cap- conclusion. For several months past a turę, by his barge, of a Spanish pri- very active correspondence has been vateer, one of those, (though insignifi. kept up between M. Talleyrand, the cant in herself,) which have done so confidential Minister of Bonaparte, and much mischief tothe British Oporto tra- Mr Secretary Fox, the subject matter ders. She was armed with one 9-pound. , of which is known only to the Cabinet er, blunderbusses and mueketry, man- Ministers, the profoundest secrecy hav. ned with 26 of the Guarda desperadoes, ing been observed. In the beginning and capable of rowing 20 sweeps. She of June, the Earl of Yarmouth, who made a desperate resistance, having been had been detained in France since the apprised of the approach of the barge, commencement of the war, arrived in which advanced under a discharge of London, and, after having several con. grape shot from the prow gun. The ferences with his Majesty's Ministers, crew afterwards defended themselves returned again to Paris, where he arrivwith the sabre and pistol, but they were ed on the 18th of the same nionth. soon overpowered. One Spaniard was Since that time, we understand his killed, and the Captain, two Oficers Lordship has had almost daily interand two seamen, mortally wounded. views with M. Talleyrand, and has also We had not a man hurt. Capt. C. hopes made repeated communications to the that this check may tend to destroy British Ministers. that spirit and enterprise which has so On the ist of August, a Mr Charles long marked the inhabitants of Guarda. Goddard, an intimate friend of Lord The Minerva's boat was under the di- Yarmouth, and who has likewise been rection of Lieut. Mulcaster, and Licu. kept a prisoner in France, arrived in tenant Menzies, of the marines, who so London with dispatches from his Lord. recently distinguished themselves in a ship, and with passports for an English similar case.
Minister to proceed to Paris. A Cabi.
from which they were safely 1:
His Lordship reached Paris day evening the sth, and a to the French prints, had an ir with M. Talleyrand next day dispatches have been received Lordship by Ministers, but the secrecy has been observed res their contents. Report states, Lordship considered it neces send an English messenger to tersburgh, and that, at all eve would remain in Paris till his In this state of the negociation, tion would be vain. We can on that stocks have fallen consi since the receipt of the last dispa
the 23d of August.
The prospect of peace being
This confidence seems to be
net Council was held the same evening, Clarke, Counsellor of State, and of the at which it was resolved to send an ac- Cabinet, on behalf of the French Empecredited Minister to France, to receive ror, who, we are told, ratified the treaty and discuss proposals for a treaty of six hours after. This peace was anpeace. The Council at the same time nounced on the 22d by the French Mi. fixed upon the Earl of Lauderdale to be nister of marine, in a circular letter to the negociator. His Lordship accord. all the ports, with orders to the Admiingly attended next day at Lord Gren. rals and Commandants, to treat all Rusville's office, to receive his instructions, sian ships as friends. On the 22d of and where he continued three hours. july, M. D’Oubril left Paris for St PeAt five o'clock the same evening, Sa- tersburgh, with a copy of the treaty for turday Aug. 2. his Lordship left Lon. the Emperor Alexander's ratification. don, accompanied by Mr John Maddi. No particulars of this treaty have transson, of the Foreign Department of the pired, though we understand the Brio Post office, who is to act as his Lord. tish Ministers know every thing respecship's private secretary, and Professor ting it, from communications by Me Dugald Stewart of Edinburgh. They ar- Adair, our lately appointed Arubassador rived at Doyer about five on Sunday at Vienna. It is with this knowledge morning, when his Lordship and suite that our Ministers determined to send immediately embarked on board the a negociator to France. Whatever may Clyde frigate, then lying in the Downs, be the result of this pacific overture, from which they were safely landed at we learn from the French Journals, Calais about ten o'clock.
that at Paris peace with Britain is conHis Lordship reached Paris on Tues. 'sidered as almost certain ; and throughday evening the 5th, and according out all Holland so general is the confi. to the French prints, had an interview dence of its taking place, that the fleet with M. Talleyrand next day. Two at the Texel is begun to be laid up. dispatches have been received from his Notwithstanding, however, this appaLordship by Ministers, but the strictest rent confidence, a considerable reixsecrecy has been observed respecting forcement to our army in Sicily sailet their contents. Report states, that his from Portsmouth on the 8th of AuLordship considered it necessary to
gust. It amounted to about 4000 men, send an English messenger to St Pe. (of these 800 of the Guards,) under the tersburgh, and that, at all events, he
command of Gen. Oakes, and convoyed would remain in Paris till his return. by several ships of the line under Admi. In this state of the negociation, specula. ral Sir John Duckworth. On the same tion would be vain. We can only add, day, a reinforcement for the Cape of that stocks have fallen considerably Good Hope, amounting to 2500 men, since the receipt of the last dispatch, on sailed from Ramsgate, with Gens. Sir the 23d of August.
Samuel Achmuty, D. D. Wemyss, and The prospect of peace being thus af- ' Spencer, aud a considerable médical forded by the opening of a negociation, staff. Gen. Sir Hew Dalrymple emthe funds at first rose considerably, barked at the same time on board the andso confident are many persons that the Ganges man of war, 74 guns, for Gibnegociation is already far advanced to raltar, where he is to take the coman amicable termination, that policies and, in room of Gen. Fox, who left have been opened at Lloyd's Coffee. that garrison on the 429th of June, to house, to give 30 guineas to receive ico take the command of the British army if preliminaries of peace should be sign. in Sicily: ed on or before the 1st of September. At this highly important crisis of the
This confidence seems to be ground. Dational affairs, a circumstance has oced on a very unexpected event, viz.. curred, which has excited general anxie. the actual conclusion of a separate peace, ty and regret; we mean the severe in. between Russia and France. On the disposition of Mr Fox, the Secretary 6th of July, M. D’Oubril, the former for the Foreign Department. He has Russian envoy to France, and who has for a considerable time laboured under been for some time at Vienna, arrived a dropsical complaint, which, in spite of in Paris, and on the 20th, a treaty of the first medical assistance, shewed no peace was signed between him and Gen, symptoms of abatement. About the
to be erected in t to the memory of Lor laid by the Most Wor of Allanbank, Bar Master Mason of Lanarkshire. The I cession, together wi semblage of Ladies ar the High Church at t a very excellent and was preached by the RITCHIE of St Andr Rom. xiii, ver. 7. Reno to whom honour is due. the procession moved i
iddle of June, the malady bore such age the P-s of W-s, whose siteians declared it necessary that Mr Fox gaged
sympathy of every generous hould refrain from business. The dis- bosom in the British Empire. Ru. ase still went on rapidly, and the last mours of an afflicting nature had reachemedy of tapping was finally resolved ed the Röyat ear, and his Majesty conn. On Wednesday, Aug. 7. this ope- sidered them of such a complexion as to ation was performed by Mr Cline, with require a strict investigation. This deliingular ability, when about 16 quarts cate business was confided to the Lord f water were drawn off. Mr Fox expe- Chancellor, Lord Grenville, and Lord ienced from the operation an imme- Spencer. And a report has been deli
inuor which has accompanied the pro- formed bears date the 14th of July, tho' ress of the disorder, and the strongest copies were not delivered to the il. opes are entertained of a speedy and lustribus Lady and her husband till the omplete recovery. The Prince of Wales fith of August.is 70-5M 3-3341 ame up from Brighton, and visited Mr The examinations I were conaned to 'ox the day after the operation took two points; the first respecting the lace. His Royal Highness 'expressed birth and parentage of a childcotsfour he highest satisfaction at the favour years old, educated under the immedi. ble change that had followed. In the ate protection of the Royal person in nean time the Earl of Moira continues question. The infant is ascertained, by
transact, with great assiduity, the reference to the registry, and to its paputine business at the Foreign Office : rents, as well as by the concurrent
A serious misunderstanding has arisen testimony of every person examined on etween the Ministry and the Directors the occasion, to be the child of persons f the East India Company, relative to ne appointment of a Governor General ford, and to have been maintained and f India.--The former proposed the educated by the Princess on the purest arl of Lauderdale, and pressed the ob- and most amiable principles of charity ct of their choice much upon the Com- and benevolence. ATCENT any. The Directors, however, have at The second point alledged at general everal meetings strongly opposed his impropriety of conduct, which after wordship's nomination, and insist u. the minutest scrutiny, dwindles into on the continuation of Sir George Hi. some trifting and innocent levities, from Ero Barlow, who as first member of the which almost no woman in the land is ouncil of Bengal, succeeded ex officio free. The whole proceedings are state o the Marquis Cornwallis, and who hased to be grounded on the depositions een 34 years in India. Out of the 24 of a Scots Gentleman (Şir John Dou. Directors, Lord Lauderdale has only glas) and his Lady (formerly a Miss ne support of Mr Elphinston the chair. Hopkinson,) and some menjal servants an, Sir Francis Baring, Sir Theoph. belonging to Carleton House. The Tetcalf, and another. The ministers material part of the evidence is sub. ave therefore at length yielded to the joined to the report, and the whole is
clinations of so great a majority of the expected to be laid before the public. irectors, and have proposed Lord Min. Without a husband to support, withe ), who has accepted the office, with the out a child to comfort, without a mo. onsent of all parties. By a statute in ther to advise, surrounded with the 783, his Majesty has the power of va- worst of sycophants, those who are preating the Government General of India pared to seduce for the purpose of be. : pleasure, but the Directors have a traying, what but the most unexampled bint right in the appointment.
could have preserved a conduct, "DELICATE INVESTIGATION,
the whole series of whicb, fogabove ten
years, on the strictest investigation, afAn enquiry of a most important na. fords our most rigid taoralists no ground are has been discussed in the public whatsoever of censure, and nothing to rints, under the above title. It regards “notice in the way of admonition but a ne conduct of that illustrious person- few trifling levitics, ,
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