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naparte, through the medium of his mi. were published. In the beginning of litary ambassador, Gen. Turreau, has April, the United States sloop of war, extorted from the Government two mil. Hornet, Captain Skipwith, sailed from lions of dollars, as the price of his me- New York for France, with the whole diation to settle the differences betwixt treasure on board, (65 tons of precious Spain and the States. “Will the world silver); but how far this goodly portion believe, (says the Boston Centinel), that of tribute money will go to mollify the the Emperor of the French had the in- haughtiness of Spain's master in Paris, solence to inform our Government, that, time only will discover. unless we sent him, to help to support The printing office of the New York the pomp and parade of his Throne, Gazette was totally destroyed by fire, Two Millions of Dollars, in specie, with all the materials, on the ist Sept. Spain should go to war with the United It is singular that, for some days previa States repecting Louisiana, and that, ous to this calamity, a series of essays France, as her ally, would assist her in had appeared in that paper, on the prethe war? Yet such is the fact. And cautions to be taken againsi fire, and more: Such has been the trepidation the propriety of insuring. with which the whiskers of this Warrior Letters from Charleston state, that a Minister have struck the Administra- violent tornado was experienced there tion of our Government, that Congress on the 20th of August. The wind be. has complied with the demand, and the ing to the northward, the damage on parasites of the Executive have been shore was confined to the destruction of called upon to close the doors of Con- several trees and fences. Several ships gress, to vote this immense sum of mo. in the harbour were wrecked. ney in secret Divan, and send it off to The late hurricane on the coast of France-not to Spain—with most in. America, which proved so disastrous to famous haste! - Tell it not in Europe ! - Sir R. Strachan's fleet and the Jamaica publish it not in the streets of America ! convoy, has done infinite damage to --Lest we become a bye-word and the American traders. The New York reproach among the nations. Let the papers teem with losses of this kind, word Independence be erased from our even before their own harbours; and in records, and the declaration thereof very few instances were the crews saved. sent off with our tribute money." This extraordinary and degrading
RUSS I A. measure is attributed to the President The Treaty concluded by M. d'Ouand the Secretary of State, who recom- bril at Paris, has been published by the mended it to be done under the head of Russian Government: Its provisions a bill “ for making provision for defray. are in substance as follow : ing any extraordinary expences attend- “Russia was to give up Cattaro and ing the intercourse betwixt the United Dalmatia, and France was to restore States and foreign nations.” It was first Ragusa to its former independence to be introduced in the House of Represen. under the protection of the Porte. The tatives, and was discussed and passed independence of the lonian Republic with shut doors.-From thence it was was to be acknowledged by both Powers: transmitted to the Senate, with a mes- The Russian troops were to remove to sage importing the secrecy of the com the Seven Islands, and only 4000 men munication, and stating it to be a bill to be kept there, who were to be with66 to enable the President to commence drawn when his Imperial Majesty judg. with more effect the negociation for the ed necessary. The independence of the purchase of the Spanish territories on Porte and the integrity of its territories the Gulph of Mexico, and eastward of were to be guaranteed; the French troops the river Mississippi," (meaning the were to retire from Germany, and in two Floridas). The Senate passed the three months were all to have returned bill in the same secret manner, and the to France, Russia was to mediate a President put his signature to it on the peace between Prussia and Sweden; and 13th of February.
Bonaparte consented to accept the meOn the 31st of March, the injunction diation of Russia to restore peace beof secrecy was removed on the motion tween Britain and France." of Dr Leib, and the whole proceedings These terms, as we have already sta
ted, have been declared by the Court of
There now remains no doubt of the the principles on which his Majesty, renewal of the war on the Continent. the Emperor of Russia, was willing to
The accumulated insults and encroachconclude Peace, but directly contrary length exhausted the patience, and rous,
ments of the French Ruler have at to those principles.
His Imperial Majesty has also issued a ed the spirit of the Prussian Monarch, Manifesto, reiterating his determination and Gen. Knoblesdorff was sent to Paris to consent to no peace that shall be in to remonstrate and demand. The cou. consistent with his faith towards his al- rier who was sent by the General, lies, with his own dignity, and with the with the Answer to the propositions general security of Europe. This Ma
of which he was the bearer, arrived at nifesto shall appear in our next,
Berlin on the 17th September. It is The new Russian levies, amounting asserted he has brought a demand from to 200,000 men, are nearly completed.
Bonaparte of the cession of the whole
of Westphalia, with the county of New IMPERIAL Exchange. Mark-a cession which Prussia has in A letter from Petersburgh contains
the most decisive manner refused. the following statement :
All hopes of an accommodation hav. A scene truly gratifying to the En- ing thus failed, his Prussian Majesty has glish merchants here recently took place. left his capital to place himself at the On the occasion of laying the first stone head of his army. On the 20th Sept. of a new Exchange, every English mer. accompanied by the Queen, he set off chant in the place was invited. This from Potsdara for Magdeburgh, and proceremony being concluded, our 'mer. ceeded to Halle, Meresburg, and Nauenchants were invited to a splendid enter. burg, the head-quarters of the army. tainment, at which the Emperor presid- The Queen returned immediately to ed in person. The ease and affability Berlin. The Prussian army, increasing displayed in his Majesty's deportment in strength daily, is advancing. General was the theme of admiration amongst
Kalkreuth has taken the position of his guests. Every delicacy that could General Blucher; his right posted tobe procured, was spread on the tables; wards Munster; his left on the side of cherry-trees in full bearing on each sidé East Friesland. General Blucher, who of the table, and the choicest wines gave has joined General Kalkreuth, has mov. a zest to the treat.-During the desert, ed more to the left, and occupies the the Emperor took the opportunity of territory of Waldeck, opposite to the presenting to every British merchant a Hessian frontier. General Ruchel, whose gold medal, of the value of about six head-quarters are at Gottinger, has ade guineas, having on one side a striking vauced his position in a right line partlikeness of the Emperor, and on the re- ly towards General Blucher.---The verse an elevation of the Imperial Ex- Grand Army is commanded by Marshal change, as intended to be built. His Mollendorf and his Majesty in person, Majesty at the same time desired them ard is computed at 70,000 infantry and to preserve it as a memorial of his re
16,000 cavalry. Its present station is spect for the first commercial nation in in the vicinity of Erfurth.-To the the world, and as an indication of that left are the troops in Silesia, uuder the strict friendship which he always wish. Prince Hohenlohe, to which 20,000 Saxed to manifest towards England. After ons are to be added. The Prussian drinking several appropriate toasts, the troops thus occupy a line extending company departed at a late hour, highly from Munster, on the Ems, to Meresdelighted with their entertainment, and burg on the Saale. the attentions with which they had been The army of reserve, which had as. honoured by his Majesty. Only 250 sembled at Custrin, under Prince Eu. medals were distributed, and the dye gene of Wirtemberg, has advanced by from which they were taken was imme, forced marches towards Berlin, in order diately destroyed.
to support the grand army, if necessary.
Part of the army of General Blucher The movements on the part of France had entered Cassel, but, on the arrival are not less strongly indicative of ap. of the Elector, from the Prussian head- proaching hostility. Bonaparte lett Paris quarters, on the 5th October, was with. on Wednesday Sept. 24. tu put biopseli drawn to its former position. They had at the head of his army. He was fol. marched from Munster on the same day, lowed by Talleyrand on the Fridar fol. conducted by the Hereditary Prince of lowing. Previous to his departura, a Hesse, and are said to have evacuated meeting of the Conservative Sertate ivas the Hessian territory, in consequence of held, in which, besides other affairs, the recognition of the neutrality of that communication was made of a leiter Electorate by his Majesty Frederick from the Emperor, to the King of Ba. William.
varia, informing h!m that in spite of The Elector of Hesse Cassel is also certain Court intrigues, his Majesty still said to have obtained the consent of Bo- hoped to be able to preserve peace with naparte to remain neutral.
Prussia ; but that in case the latter The whole military force of Prussia did not give a prompt and categorical at present is rated at 190,000 infantry, answer to the explanations demanded, 41,000 cavalry, and 13,000 artillerymen his Majesty was ready to enter Ger. and engineers. That of Saxony, at 22,000 many with 300,000 men. Communica. infantry, 9000 cavalry, and 2000 artil. tion was at the same time made of a lerymen and engineers. That of Hesse, letter to the Prince Primate, in which at 24,000 infantry, 4000 cavalry, and Bonaparte labours to impress a belief, 11,000 artillerymen and engineers. that he has no intention of exercising any
The highest enthusiasm pervades the superiority over the members of the Prussian army. Nor is this feeling con- Rhenish Confederacy; he has, however, fined to the troops—it has spread to the taken the necessary measures for the provinces, and extends to every part of organization of the Contingents of his the kingdom. Several of the principal new vassals, cities have already demanded permission Bonaparte arrived at Mentz on the to raise regiments at their own expence ; 28th of Sepiember. On the ist of Oct. and subscriptions are opened to reward he set out for Wurtsburgh, and on the those who shall distinguish themselves 6th was at Bamberg, his head quarters, in the field, and to provide for the fa- where all his generals, guards, &c. were milies of those who may fall.
assembled. The head-quarters of his Prussian All the troops that were encamped at Majesty were at Erfurth on the oth of Meudon have left Paris, together with October. The Prussian envoy at Paris, a part of the garrison. The camp at Gen. Knoblesdorff, left that city on the Boulogne has broken up, and the troops zoth of September, to join the grand ar- have marched, either for the grand army at Erfurth.
my in Germany, or for the protection The Swedish army, about 25,000 of Holland; the third battalions and strong, will no doubt co-operate with fourth squadrons of all the French regi. the Prussians; it in the mean time re- ments in Bavaria have been ordered to mains in Pomerania, and the duchy of Strasburgh, to receive, and organize Lauenburgh.
50,000 conscripts, whom they are to As to the Russians, it is not probable convoy to the grand army in Germany. that they will be able to take part in The divisions of the French army the first operations of the war; but they were coming up every day, and the are on their march, and 80,000 are als whole concentrating on the northern ready arrived at Brodi and Belitz; they frontier of Franconia.--The first d'viare to cross the Oder at Brieg, Breslau, sion of the Imperial Foot Guards arriv. and Gros Glogau. The amount of the ed at Wurtzburgh before Bonaparte'; the Russian troops, from the confines of second was expected to arrive on the Courland, through the whole of Rus: 5th October, and the cavalry in a few sian Poland, and to Oczakow and Cher. days after; so that it is not likely that son, is stated to be 250,000 men. Six. the French would be in a condition to ty thousand Russians will, it is said, be begin offensive operations before the disembarked in Pomerania.
ioth or 12th. According to the intest
accounts, the right and left of the French of encouraging Prussia, and of proving army were at Frankfort and Bamberg, to France that she is not to be despised. and the centre at Wurtzburgh.
A considerable park of artillery is estaThe circumstance of the King of blished near Brunn, and prodigious Prussia being with the centre of his ar- quantities of ammunition and stores my, may decide Bonaparte to direct his have been collected. principal attack against that quarter; The French, Bavarian, and Wirtem. and it is with this view that the princi- berg ambassadors at Berlin and Dresden, pal movements among the French divi- have all returned home. sions seem to have taken place. Mar
PEACE WITH PRUSSIA. shal Lefebvre's corps was pushing on to
We are now to announce an event of Schweinfurt, a place about 35 miles considerable importance, and which will north-east of Wurtzburgh, whilst other
be regarded as one preparative at least corps were advancing by Carlstadt and
to the now almost certain renewal of Austein, towards the country of Fulda, hostilities on the Continent; we allude about six miles north of Wurtzburgh, in order to occupy a position in front of between Great Britain and Prussia.
to the happy termination of the dispute the Prussian corps posted at Memmingen, The London Gazette of Sept. 27. conEisenach, and Gotha, which had passed tains an order of Council for raising the forward from the main body of the cen
blockade of the Prussian ports and rivers tre of the Prussian army.
in the German ocean, and Lord MorEvery precaution appears to be tak.
peth set out on the 8th of October for ing by both parties, as well to guard a
Berlin, to arrange all differences with gainst disasters, as to insure success.
the Prussian Court. The terms upon The corps of Marshal Soult is rapidly which this fortunate accommodation has ascending the Danube, in order to rein
been effected, are not publicly mentionforce the right wing; and Forcheim, in
ed; but it is said that Prussia agr:es to the southern part the country of
retract immediately the hostile order Bamberg, as well as the places in the northern extremity of Bavaria, and in of this country, and that she has pledged
for shutting her ports against the trade the Grand Duchy of Wurtzburg, is for.
herself to the ultimate restoration of tifying. Hameln and Nieuburg, on the Hanover. In other words, she engages contrary, have been stored and provi. sioned by the Prussians for a long siege. the war between France and England,
to protect it during the continuance of The present force of the French
and to restore it at the conclusion of a Germany is estimated at about 140,000
peace between these trvo powers, to its A powerful army, Bonaparte
legitimate Sovereign. seems to think, must be reserved for
On Friday the 10th of October, Bathe protection of Holland. One equally
ron Jacobi arrived in London as ambaspowerful must be necessary to keep
sador from the Court of Beriin. His the new mounted Monarch, of Naples Excellency came over in the Diana on the saddle; and a large force must be kept on the frontiers of Austria, of packet from Hamburgh, which had
been which power Bonaparte is certainly ceive him. Several Cabinet Councils
ordered up the Elbe on purpose to rejealous; and his half measures are not
have been held on the business of Pruswell calculated to keep her quiet. He sia, and things are in a fair train of amiallows the Austrian prisoners to return,
MURDER OF M. PALM.
tion throughout the Continent, and we The Austrians, however, are not idle. may even say throughout Europe. We By the great exertions of the Archduke noticed in last Magazine, that a number . Charles, the Austrian army has been of pamphlets were in circulation in Ger. placed on the most respectable footing. many, complaining of the oppressive conAustria has announced her regiments to duct of the French armies there, which be more than complete, a notification irritated Bonaparte to such a degree, calculated to produce the double effect that he was determined to be revenged.
A party of French soldiers were ordered the French army can lay hold of them, to Nuremberg (a free city, formerly un. the sentence shall be instantly carried der the protection of Prussia, but lately into execution. The expences of the ceded to Bavaria), where they arrested process were also ordered to be paid P. Philip Palm, a respectable bookseller, out of the effects of the persons tried, and a worthy man, who had some of and 6000 copies of the report to be printhese pamphlets in his shop. He was ted and distributed in terrorem to other immediately carried to the castle of booksellers. Branau. Another party also arrested one Schroeder, a wine-merchantat Dona
FAILURE OF THE NEGOCIATION FOR werth, and brought him to the same
PEACE, place. On the 26th of August, a mili- The pacific mission upon which the tary council of seven French colonels Earl of Lauderdale was sent to Paris, was assembled at Branau, by order of is at an end.His Lordship, after a reMarshal Berthier, now Duke of Neuf. sidence of two months in France, arriv. chatel, under a special mandate from ed in London on Monday the 13th of Bonaparte. The prisoners were brought October.-It appears that in all his inbefore this council, and after a short terviews with the French ministers, bis examination, were found guilty of high Lordship met with nothing but evasion, treason against the Emperor of the chicanery, and deceit, respecting the
French, and sentenced to be shot in terms which he was instructed to pro. · twenty-four hours. This cruel sentence pose. It was now indeed time that his
was put in execution against the unfor. Lordship should think of moving. Not tunate Palm; but Schroeder, at the inters only had Bonaparte and Talleyrand left cession of the King of Bavaria, was re- him, but even General Clarke, who spited, and delivered up to be at his Ma- was specially appointed to conduct the jesty's disposal. The conduct of Palm negociation on the part of the French Go. was most gallant; he was offered his vernment had followed Bonaparte to the pardon upon condition that he gave up Grand Army, and his Lordship was kindthe name of the author, which he refus- ly offered such accommodation as Gen. cd. The offer was again put to him at Junot's (the Governor of Paris) country the place of execution, but he called house could afford him, for the benefit of out, “ That he would rather die than his health. His Lordship wisely judged betray the author.”—He was imme. that he might derive as much advantage diately shot. Palm was about 40 years from his native air. Of the circumstan. of age, and has left a widow and three ces attending his departure, the followchildren, The fate of this man, who ing statement has been published :has been murdered in the most unpre- Mr Ross, the messenger, who set out cedented manner, is universally regret- on Tuesday Oct. 7. for Paris, carried ted in Germany, and a subscription for with him an order for Lord Lauder. his family has been begun both there dale's return; but his Lordship did not and in London and Edinburgh.
wait for orders, but had set out before Four other persons were tried at the Mr Ross reached him. As soon as he same time, on similar charges, and de- found that the French' ruler had gone clared guilty,—two of them subjects to join his army, he considered all ne. of Bonaparte's independent Kings of gociation as terminated, and immediWirtemberg, and Bavaria, viz. N. Mer. ately demanded passports. Tho' passkel, innkeeper at the Neckarsulm, in ports were not refused, they were not Wirtemberg, and Joseph Frederick immediately granted, and it seemed eJenisen, first clerk of the house of Stage, vident that it was the intention to amuse bookseller at Augsburg; the others, Lord Lauderdale, if possible, with a subjects of Austria, viz. N. Kupfer, mockery of further intercourse. His bookseller and printer, of Vienna, and Lordship refused to be cajoled and N. Eurich, bookseller of Lintz, in Aus. quitted Paris on Thursday the 9th. He tria. These four, forcunately for them- slept that night at Chantilly, and on Friselves, were not in the power of the day at Abbeville. Mr Scott, the mes French, or they unquestionably would senger, who had accompanied bis Lord. also have been shot; which may yet be ship from Paris, was sent forward from their fate, as the court ordered that if Abbeville; to order relays of horses, and