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Veteran got safe into the bay of Con- 10th and 13th of August. The Patriote, carneau, near l'Orient, where Jerome of 74 guns, arrived in Annapolis roads instantly landed, and set out fur Paris. on the 2d of September, dismasted. The It is said she was chaced in the Bay of Eole, Foudroyant, Castor, and the ImBiscay for some time by the Gibraltar petueux of 74 guns, put into Hampton man of war, which unluckily carried a- roads in distress. The Valoreux frie way her fore-topmast.
gate is in the Delaware, dismasted, her We are sorry to learn, that the squa- stern stove in, and quarters gone. The dron of Sir Richard Strachan, which Sybelle frigate (the consort of the Resailed from Portsmouth the 19th of May, gulus and President on the coast of A. ia pursuit of Guillamet's fleet, has suf. frica) arrived in Hampton roads on the fered considerable damage in a violent goth of August in great distress. The storm, in the West Indies. The Admiral Regulus is said to have arrived at Brest had cruized for two months, from Ma. dismasted. deira to the Cape de Verd Islands, and But the storm has proved still more afterwards steered for the West Indies; fatal to the Jamaica fleet, a number of and arrived at Barbadoes on the 8th of valuable ships having foundered, and August. Having completed a stock of the crews unfortunately perished. The provisions and water for five months, he feet sailed from Negril Point on the sailed from that island on the 13th. 201h of July, consisting of 109 sail, un. They were making the best of their way der convoy of the Magicienne and Fran. to the northward, till on the 19th, being chise frigates, and Penguin sloop, the in lat. 21. 22. N. long. 62. W. their Veteran to see them through the guipa. career was stopped. It bad blown hard On the roth of August, a Spanish ship on the 18th, and towards night had eve of the line came down on the fleet, but sy appearance of bad weather; the ne. was chaced into the Havannah by the cessary precautions were therefore ta- Veteran and Magicienne. After passken (the Admiral and all the squadrou ing the gulph, a violent hurricane care were in sight of each other at sun-set). on, August 2ist, which lasted for two The gale increased much during the days, and completely dispersed the fleet. night, the wind shifting about as in a of the extent of the damage sustained, hurricane. At two o'clock in the morn. we have as yet but partial informations ing of the 19th, the main-mast of the Au. The Magicienne got into Bermuda with. dacious was carried away; the fore and out a rudder, and the Franchise dis. mizen-top-mast went at the same mo. masted. Of the convoy the following 11 ment; but such was the terrific noise ships are reported to have foundered: of the wind, that the crash of masts was The Achilles, of Greenock ; Rashleigh, scarcely heard by the Officers on deck. Ano, and Cora, of London, ail the crews The mized-mast went in about an hour saved. Forty-second and Pallas, of dit. after the main-mast; and at nine o'clock to, one man each saved. Erin, of Dub. A. M. the fore-mast was cut away, there lin, all lost. Sally, Exeter, and Nurbeing no possibility of securing it. The well, of London, fate of the crew not wreck fell on board, and did some da- mentioned. Africaine, of Liverpool, mage to the ship; but no man was se- ditto. Francis; of London, Capt. Hall riously hurt by any of the wrecks, or and four men saved. during the gale.
On the 25th, after the gale abated, The Prince of Wales of 93 guns, and there were 65 sail in company with the Audacious, Terrible, Bellona, and Mon. Penguin ; from 20 to 22 sail were then tague of 74, are all arrived at Plymouth unaccounted for, among which were under jury masts. They parted with the the Union, Bruce, for Greenock ; Al. Admiral's ship, the Caesar of 80 guns, fred, Clarke ; Fortune, Reid, and Au. and the Triumph, Capt. Sir T.M. Har. rora, M'Kiulay, for Glasgow ; Cumberdy, the day after the storm. The fur. land, Simpson, for Leith. mer had sprung her fore-mast, and was The Tourterelle frigate salied from steering with the Triumph for Chesa." the Bahamas with a merchant vessel peak Bay, where it is believed they and three transports under convoy, and may arrive safe.
three weeks after put into Bermuda, so Guillamet's squadron was likewise much damaged that it was thought she dispersed in a gale of wind between the must be condemned. One of the trans
ports got into Bermuda, and another the island of Bonavista, when the chief has arrived at Plymouth.
mate, purser, 3 cadets, 13 seamen, 3 solo A ship, called the Rose in June, was diers, 7 women, and a child, all unfortulost on the 24th of August, off New nately perished. York. She had on board between 40 The Syren and Revanche French fri. and so persons, mostly passengers; and gates, consorts to the Guerrier, (which the fate of some of them will excite was captured in the north scas), have commiseration. General MACPHERSON, made their appearance to the eastward and a young lady, his daughter, were of the Banks of Newfoundland, where washed overboard, when the General, they had captured the Eddystone, Capi. being an excellent swimmer, made the Sarmon, and the Sarah, Capt. Mans. quarter railing, the ship being on her field, from Quebee bound for London, beam ends; but perceiving his daugh. valuably laden with furs. The Frenchter sinking, he plunged in again after men louk out a number of furs from the her, and succeeded in bringing her to Eddystone, and several valuable articles the wreck. He was, however, washed from the Sarah, which vessel they burnt off a second time, and his strength being on the 19th Sept. The Eddystone was exhausted, he was drowned. Mr Booth, re-captured by the Colpoys brig, and is another passenger, had the astonishing arrived at Plymouth. presence of mind to make, his way The Diana frigate has returned to ihrough the water to the after.cabin, in Portsmouth from a long and fruitless which were his wife and son, to push cruize after the above French frigates. up the dead light, force them both into In a dreadful gale she sustained much the water, and jump in after them; but damage, and lost several men, and Capt. both the woman and child were drown- Maling had his arm bruken. ed. The vessel was preserved from The expedition destined for Sicily sinking, by having on board 50 bales of sailed on the 24th September, in forty cotton; and the next day 27 persons transports, under convoy of the Royal were rescued, after remaining lashed to George, Admiral Sir John Duckworth, the wreck a day and a night. The and Atlas. The troops are the Guards, number of persons drowned amounted and the 44th, 52d, and 62d regiments. to 21.
On the roth of October, a reinforceWe have much pleasure in announcing ment of troops sailed froni Plymouth the arrival on the 25th Sept. of the Aga- for Buenos Ayres, in twelve transports, memnon, of 64 guns, with the valuable under convoy of the Ardent of 64 guns, feet from the Leeward islands, consis. Capt. Donelly, and two frigates. The ting of about 270 sail. There were 34 troops consist of a company of royat ships for the Clyde in the fleet, of which artillery, a detachment of riflemen, 33 are safely arrived; the remaining one, (95th), the 40th, 45th, and 87th foot, thé Herberts, George, we are sorry, to in all about 3000 men, under the comsay, is totally lost on St. John's Point, mand of Sir Samuel Achmuty. off Strangford.Crew saved.
Ou the 14th of August Lord St Vin. It is with much satisfaction we an- cent left his station off Brest, with 1m nounce the safe arrival of the China sail of the line, and steered for Lisbon. fleet, at Portsmouth on the 2d of Sept. The object of this movement was said under convoy of his Majesty's ship Ad- to have proceeded from an apprehenmant, consisting of the 13 following sion of an attack upon Portugal, by a ships : Exeter, Cumberland, Henry Ad- large body of French troops assembled dington, Bombay Castle, Earl Howe, at Bayonne, and that the British fleet Wexford, Windham, Royal George, was to give every assistance to the Hope, Ocean, Coutts, Warley, and Scale. royal family, by transporting them with by Castle. They sailed from Macoa all their household and treasure to Bra. Roads on the 4:h of March, arrived at zil. The alarm has subsided, and his St Helena on the 2d July, and left that Lordship has resumed his station. island on the oth.
A Russian squadron of five sail of The Lady Burgess East Indiaman, the line, three frigates and a sloop, has Capt. Swinton, which sailed with the arrived at Portsmouth to take in provi. fleet for England on the 30th.of March, sions. It is bound to the Mediterranean, was totally lost on the 20th of April on and has about 4000 troops on board.
Besides the order of Council for open
OFFICERS AT MAIDA. ing a trade with Buenos Ayres, as before mentioned, the Gazette contains an or- The following notices respecting the der tor permitting the importation in officerswho gloriously distinguished neutral vessels, into our West India isl. themselves in the plain of Maida, will ands for twelve montlis ensuing, of lum. not be unacceptable to our readers :ber, staves, and all kinds of provisions, Sir John Stuart is the son of the late with the exception of beef, pork, and Sir James Stuart, who was for many butter, and also the exportation of rum, years the British Superintendant of In. molasses, and all other commodities, dian affairs in North America. Sir John except sugar, indigo, cotton, coffee, and received his education in Glasgow. cocoa. This is the first exercise of the His atchievements in Egypt, where he authority vestöd in the Privy Council commanded the Queen's German regi. by the act of last Session, called the ment, were rewarded with the Turkish West India intercourse bill, which was Order of the Crescent. productive of such warm debates in Lieut. Col. Oswald, of the 35th, is both Houses. Since the passing of the the son of Mr Oswald of Dunnikier, bill, the Board of Trade has been al. in Fifeshire. He was severely wound. mnost daily occupied in ascertaining the ed when bravely leading on his regi. practicability of supplying the Colonies ment in the unsuccessful expedition to wholly from the Mother Country. The Holland in 1799. General Fox has aporder of Council seems to be decisive pointed him Brigader General in the of the negative.
Mediterranean. Lieut-Col. Kempt, who The Society at Lloyd's have voted a led the brave light infantry, was Aid-de. Vase of L. 300 value, with an appropri. Camp and Secretary to General Aber. ate inscription, to Major-General Sir crombie, and attended his gallant Lord John Stuart, for his gallant conduct at from the moment he was wounded, till the battle of Maida, also honorary bis honoured remains were deposited rewards, from L. 200, down to L. 25, to under a gun at Malta. Lieut. Col. the different Officers wounded, and have Kemp is the son of Mr Gavin Kempt, also voted relief to the Widows, Or- late merchant in Leith. Lieut. Col. phans, Parents, and relations, depend. Patrick M.Leod, commanding the 2d ing upon support on the Officers, and battalion of the 78th, is second son of men killed, and gratuities to those Donald Macleod, Esq. of Geanies, She. wounded.
riff, ard Lieut. Colonel Commandant of The Patriotic Society have also vo. the three battalions of Ross-shire volun. ted Vases, of the value of L. 200 each, teers. He was Fort Major of the Cape to General Beresford, and Sir Home of Good Hope, during the latter part of Popham, for their gallant and generous the last war. Major Plenderleath, who conduct at the capture of Buenos Ayres, commanded the Sist, is son of Capt. and an Annuity of L. 25 per annum for Plenderleath, who commanded the Roy. life to Captain Le Blanc, who was al Edinburgh volunteer artillery, when disabled in the attack, with survivor. it was first raised. ship to Mrs Le Blanc; also relief to the Capt. M'Laine, of the 20th foot, the Widows, Orphans, and Relations of only officer killed in the action, was a those killed, &c.
son of Gillian Maclaine of Scallastle, in The subscribers to Lloyd's have pre. the island of Mull. He very highly dissented 200 guineas to Capt. M‘Kenzie, tinguished himself in the campaign in of the Carysfort who brought away 1799 in Holland, and was particularly 30 vessels from the West Indies, which noticed in one of the actions fought otherwise must have fallen into the there by Lieut.-Gen. Moore. He afterhands of the enemy.
wards served in the Egyptian campaigr, The sum granted by Parliament to and returned with his regiment to Mal. the Heroes of Trafalgar is now paying. ta. In the late glorious battle, fought Petty officers receive L. 26. 65.-Sea- on the plains of Maida, Capt. Maclaine men and Marines L. 4. 12$. 6d. The being on the advance with the bayonet, sum of L. 18,000 has been deducted and after putting those to the route who from the parliamentary grant to pay off opposed him, fell, much lamented by the legacies left by Lord Nelson. his regiment.
FUNERAL OF Mr Fox.
pared for it, chaunting the usual psalms; The Funeral of this illustrious States, and the funeral service being performed, man from the Stable-yard to Westmin. the mortal remains of this distinguished ster Abbey, took place on Friday Oct. character were committed to the dark
The Procession was arranged ac- and narrow house." cording to the formula of the Herald's The grave is immediately adjoining the College, in the same manner as that fola monument of the late Lord Chatham, and lowed at the Funeral of Mr. Pitt, (as within 18 inches of the grave of Mr Pitt. described in the Mag. for Narch.) It The vault had been built for the sole began about two o'clock, and was led purpose of receiving the body, and is by a body of Volunteer Cavalry, then only suihiciently large to contain it. the High Constable of Westminster, fola Is is about ten feet deep, and six feet lowed by the funeral conductors, the long, lined with brick, with the botpoor men in long black gowns, with the tom lined with tiles. A platform of crest of Foremblazoned on their left arms, timber, about six inches above the pavetheir number answering to the age of ment, had been raised upon this part the deceased. Then followed the He- of the aisle, extending almost its whole ralds, Bearers of the Standards, Guidon, length, which was appropriated solely Banner of the Crest, great Banner, Hel. to the clergy, choir, and chief mournmet and Crest, Sword and Target, Sur- ers. The whole of the ceremonial was coat, &c. all with their respective sup- calculated to display rather a tasteful porters, marshalmen, trumpets, &c. simplicity than an ostentatious parade.
The following distinguished person. Every part of the ceremony was most ages performed the principal duties at solemn and impressive. And what par. this solemnity:
ticularly contributed to the effect was, Chief Mourner, Lord Holland. Sup- the orderly demeanour, and silence of porters, Earl Fitzwilliam and Lord the immense multitudes which were asHowick. Pall Bearers, Lord Chancel. sembled in the streets, But such was lor, Duke of Norfolk, Duke of Devon. the judicious arrangement made by the shire, Earl of Thanet, Earl of Albemarle, police magistrates by stationing their and Earl of Carlisle. A number of officers in the various divisions, so as to noblemen, among whom were Earl embrace every avenue, and the disposi. Moira, Earl Spencer, Lord Grenville, tions of the horse and foot guards, with Lord Sidmouth, Lord Ellenborourgh, the volunteers, under the command of Lord Henry Petty, Mr Windham, &c. Major. Generals Ainslie and Calvert, that followed in 12 mourning coaches and not the most trifling disorder occurred. six horses. Above a hundred Members of Parliament and of the Whig Club were The Prince of Wales and the Duke on foot.
of Clarence visited Liverpool on ThursThe hearse was entirely of a new con. day Sept 18. His Royal Highness was struction. Instead of being a closely presented with the freedom of the Bo, covered vehicle, it was an open hearse, rough in a gold box, and entertained in upon pillars, of a simple and elegant form, a Princely stile by the Corporation. The richly covered with black velvet, which town was illuminated in the evening. hung in draperies, trimmed with black At a Guild held at Berwick-upon. fringe, surmounted with losty plumes. Tweed, on October 13. it was resolved It wasiofty and large in all its dimensions, to make application to Parliament for about 27 feet in height, and the whole · leave to bring in a bill to rebuild the being in black velvet, without any mix- old pier, called Queen Elisabeth's Pier, ture of colour, gave it a simple and and also for deepening and improving grand effect. On a sarcophagus, in the the harbour, and to empower them to centre of the car, the coffin, ornamented lay on a small tounage on shipping to. with the arms of the deceased, and a wards defraying the expences. Leave simple inscription was laid open to view. has also been obtained from the Board
On reaching the Abbey, which was of Ordnance, for taking down and wide entered at the great western gate, the ning the Scots Gate, and the draw. body was received by the clergy and bridge leading thereto, so as to render gentlemen of the choir, who proceeded the northern entrance into the town down the great aisle to the vault pre- more accessible.,
for Paris, on a pacifie mision;
sately uponas cave trom his Govern
The departure of Lord Lauderdale His Excellency Lord Seaforth is
arrived at Bristol, on board the to the stock jobbers an occasion to en
Severn, upon gage in boundless speculations. On the ment at Barbadoes. 13th of August, however, an uncommon On Saturday, Sept. 20. a gentleman occurrence took place on the Stock Ex. of the name of Tyssen was killed in a duel change. One Joseph Elkin Daniels, a with a Mr Fyisch, late Hamburgh Jew bruker, generally known, bad pur- merchant. It was put a Lady, but a chased a large quantity of omnium, which dog that was the cause of quarrel
. They he declared he would hold, and gave were on a shooting party, and the dog of checks on his bankers for the amount. the one disturbed the game of the other
. He immediately went and transferred : A dreadful accident happened on the the whole for money, amounting, it is?3d of September, about four o'clock said, to upwards of L:40,000. When in the morning, in Harpelane, Tower. application was made in the afternoon Street, London. Two old houses, one at the bankers for payment of his checks, the sign of the Hoy public house, and it was found he had left but a small the other a shop adjoining, fell to the sum in their hands. Daniels had imme- ground, and shocking to relátė, there diately absconded, and a reward of 2001.
were about 30 persons at the time in was offered for his appre hension. He ihem, five of whom were killed on the was traced to Liverpool, and from thence spot; the landlord of the public house, to the Isle of Man, where he was dis- and a little child, being#found; the other covered and taken into custody. He three, a woman and two men, were dug was brought over to London, and after out of the ruins at twelve o'clock. Great several examinations betore the Lord est part of those who escaped were carMayor, the Counsel for the prosecution ried to $t Dunstan's woskhouse in a found that the crime of Daniels did not very mangled state. amount to felony, He has therefore been On Monday morning, Sept:"1. a fire set at liberty, having made a full sur. broke out at the distillery of Messrs render to his creaitois, under a commis. Smith, Cook, and Tate, at Mildbank, sion of bankruptcy. It is supposed the Westminster, which burned with incre. loss to the par ies, after all, will be in. dible fury for near two hours, destroy. considerab:ě.
ing the valuable steam engine, estimated A fatal and distressing accident hap, at L. soop, a great quantity of corn git
the pened at Leatherhead in Surry, about dwelling house, and the storehouse ; fonr o'clock on Thursday afternoon, vat i containing the spirits was, fortu
. Oct. ad. While her Royal Highness the nately saved. The damage is estimated Princess of Wales, accompanied by Lady at L. 60,000. The premisses were in. Sheffield, aud Miss Harriet Cholmondely; . sured in different offices to the amount was travelling in her barouche and four, of L.77,000. on a visit to Mr Locke of Norbury On Sept. 1. David George, a fisher. park, owing to the postilion's turning man of Swansea, lost his life in the fol. too quick round a sharp corner of the lowiog singular manner He was clearroad leading into the above village, the ing bis, net, when observing a small sole carriage was overturned, and the ladies entangled in the meshes, he put its head thrown out with great violence. Her between his teeth, as the practice is, to Royal Highness received a contusion on draw it through ; but whether in so da. her shoulder; Miss Cholmondely wasing, or in going to open his mouth af. killed on the spot, having been thrown terwards, cannot be ascertained, the with such violence against a large tree, as fish slipped into his throat, and choaked to fracture her skull. Lady Sheffield him in a few minutes. received no injury, but what was occa. A beautiful young lady of the North sioned by the fright. The Ladies were of Ireland, having been lately compel. carried to the Swan inn, and a surgeon led by her father to marry a gentleman attended immediately, but his assistance of fortune, though she had promised her was in vain. The Princess and Lady S. hand to another, took poison in her tea after having recovered a little from the morning after marriage, while break: their excessive terror, returned, in an fasting with her husband, and expired agony of grief, to Blackheath.
in less than an hour,