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it is threatened the violence practised require ; considering besides, that the by England having evidently for its multiplied occupations of the commanobject to interrupt the communication dant of the place do not permit him between nations, and to raise her indus- to perform the business with which he try and trade upon the ruin of the indus. is charged, in keeping the register of try and trade of the continent; from inspection, enjoins every individual, hay, which it results, that whoever on the ing in his possession merchandize becontinent trades in English merchan. longing to the English, or produced dize favours the designs of England, from English manufactures, to present and ought to be considered as her ac- himself within 48 hours, dated from complice.

Monday the 24th November 1806, to That, as a considerable number of in. the inspector of reviews, per interim, of habitants of Hamburgh are included in the 28th division of the grand army, this observation, being notoriously de- where they will make declaration and voted to the cause of England, his Ma- inscription in a register opened fo What jesty the Enıperor and King has, with purpose, marked by the Generai in regred, been compelled to cause this Chief of the Staff, of all merchandize in city to be occupied, and to order the their possession, belonging as above stat. execution of the measures rendered ne- ed to the English, or the produce of cessary by the reasons above expressed, English manutactures. measures which the undersigned has " At the expiration of 48 hours, dobeen charged to notify in the following miciliary visits will be made, and all terms :

those who act contrary to the piesent 1. All the English Merchandize in order will be militarily punished. the ports or territory of Hamburgh, to “ Every merchant or trader, having whomsoever it belongs, is confiscated. already n:ade a declaration, must pre

II. Every subject of Eugland, in the sent himself again, and reiterate his incity, port, or territory above mention. scription with the inspector of reviews, ed, is a prisoner of war.

at No. 66, Groninger Street.”
III. All moveable or immoveable pro- Hamburgh, Nov. 23, 1806.
perty in the city, poit, or territory of
Hamburgh, belonging to Englishmen, or

Whether the above hard measures will subject to England, is confiscated. be executed with the threatened severity,

IV. No vessel coming from England, is uncertain. The merchants at least exor having touched there, can be admit. pected that the restraints upon their ted into the said city or port.

commerce would be greatly alleviated, V. Every vessel which, by means of and that Hainburgh would even be dea false declaration, shall attempt to go clared a free port, with the exception of to England from the said city or port, course of Great Britain. It is stated that shall be confiscated.

Bonaparte had declared that the operaVI. No courier or mail from England ţions of the Bank there would suffer no shall be received in the city or territory interruption, Mr Parish, the most emi. of Hamburgh, or allowed to pass thro' it,' nent English merchant there, had retire

The undersigned embraces this oppor: ed to Altona, but the French Gen. sent tunity of renewing to the Senate the as. him word, that if he did not return, he şurance of his consideration.

would retaliate on his wife and children.

BOURIENNE. Mr Parish returned. We are told that PROCLAMATION.

Mrs Parish and her two daughters after. “ His Excellency the Marshal of the wards got away to Husum, from whence Empire, Mortier, with respect to the they have since reached England in safeaccount which has been rendered to ty. In the mean time, it is clear that all him, having remarked that the distribu. intercourse betwixt Britain and the north tion hitherto made of the possession of Germany is shut up;--a circumstance of English merchandise does not offer a which must add to the general anxiety satisfactory result; considering that the of this country in another point of view, merchants who have delivered in ac. as all our intelligence of the further imcounts may have acted with too much portant events which are lik ly precipitation, and have given such de- sue on the Continent, musiime by claration, without applying to them all the circuitous route of Petersburgh, ihe attention and reflection which they Stockholm, and Gottenburga,

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armed brig and two feluccas, under a The London Gazette contains a dis- tremendous fire from the forts, vessels, patch from Lord Collingwood, inclosing and the shore, without the loss of a two letters from Capt. Livingstone, of man on our part. his Majesty's ship Renommee, in sub. A letter from Admiral Dacres an. stance as follows:

nounces the capture by the Elk brig, “ On the 21st of October, the four cut. Capt. Morris, of the Alliance French ters belonging to the Renommee gal. privateer, of 5 guns and 75 men. lantly entered the port of Colon, in the A letter from Capt. Rushworth, of Island of Majorca, and notwithstanding the Superieure sloop, to Admiral Dacres, the fire from the vessels in the harbour, dated Isle of Pines, Sept. gth, states as and also of that from the tower, they follows : boarded and captured one tartan, moun

“ I have the honour to acquaint you, ting four guns, and two settees, one of that after leaving his Majesty's sioop them mounting three guns, Spaniards, Stork on the ist of August off the Isle deeply laden with grain. On the 22d of Pines, it took us to the 2d of this of October, the same cutters brought month to get off Barabano, when I an. off, from under the fire of the tower of chored with the Flying Fish and Pike Falconara, a Spanish settee, mounting Schooners ; at midnight weighed, and two guns. In performing this service stood for Barabano, to be off that place our people were much annoyed by mus. before break of day, but owing to baf. ketry from behind the bushes, which 'filing winds it took us till day-light. I wounded one man. To put a stop to thought it expedient to land, which I this, Sir William Parker landed with a accordingly did, with 12 men from the few marines and seamen; and having Stork, 35 from the Superieure, and 10 killed one Spaniard, and driven the rest from the Flying Fish, to guard the boats; off, rejoined the ship without any other but after landing two miles to windo loss."

ward of the battery, the marshy irręgu. A letter from Lieut. Foote, of the lar ground so impeded our march, and Queen gun-boat, transmitted by Lord the enemy perceiving it, sent a party of Collingwood, of date October 30, states, soldiers to way-lay us in the thick bush. that when the convoy which sailed es; but the most forward of my party from England under Admiral Duck- charged, and completely put them to the worth, first appeared in the Streights, route, after leaving two killed, and one Admiral Purvis, who was at Gib. badly wounded. At that period a geraltar, sent out the ships and gun neral alarm had spread, the militia had boats there. The Queen attempting to joined the stationary regulars in the rescue a captured vessel, unfortunately front, aided by the men from the ship. found the one which had her in tow so ping in the Bay. Our retreat being much superior, that, after a contest thus cut off, we were obliged to rush highly honourable to herself and crew, forward to gain the fort, which I am she was obliged to surrender. She had happy to say was completely carried in 8 men killed or drowned, and 11, in three minutes; the enemy retreated in cluding her Captain, wounded.

all directions, after firing two guns and A letter from Capt. Chambers, of the a volley of small arms, towards the path Port Mahon sloop, states, that a Spanish we were obliged to pass. The battery letter of marque had been cut out of consisted of six long 18-pounders mountthe intricate Harbour of Banes, by her ed on travelling carriages, which we boats, under a heavy fire of great guns spiked, and then proceeded to take and small arms, from the vessel and bats possession of the vessels, which consistteries, to which she was moored by a ed of one felucca, pierced for 14 guns, line. Not a man was hurt on our side, having one 18-pounder and 12 blunder. although the boats were much damaged busses on board; a schooner, pierced for in rowing to the attack.

12 ; a French privateer for 12 ; a French A letter from Capt. Dacres, of his privateer of 4, and three other Spanish Majesty's ship Bacchante, announces vessels, with one gun each ; six other the cutting out of the harbour of St smaller with cargoes, which were saved, Martha, by the boats of that ship, of an and the vessels burnt, not having suffi.


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cient men to carry them out. The him with every necessary a gentleman
next morning came off a flag of truce ; stands in need of; the expence exceed.
from them I learn their loss was consi. ed 150l. Steiling. Thus the same spi-
derable. I am happy to add, we had rit that produced the Patriotic Fund at
only one man badly wounded on the oc- Lloyd's, is not wanting to reward suffer.
casion. I'wo days after I captured a Spa. ing bravery in every corner of his Ma.
nish armed schooner, St John, of three jesty's widespread dominions.
guns, and 32 men, after a slight resis- The Wolf sloop of war, Capt. Mac.

kenzie, was wrecked on the Coral Rock,
The Edgar, of Leith, Capt. Irving, off the cast end of Heneaga, on the 4th
left that port, on a voyage to Jamaica, of September. The crew, after remain-
29th July last. On the 18th of Sep- ing for some time on the island in a
tember, she fell in with a French priva. very unpieasant situation, were taken
teer, and after a mos: desperate engage- up by a Danish sloof, and landed safely
ment, which lasted one hour and I wenty at Port Royal.
minutes, the Edgar was obliged to strike, The Warren Hastings Indiaman.-Of
having then only the master and three the capture of this valuable ship we
men who were able to keep the deck. have received the following account:
They had one man kilied, and twelve “ The Majestic transport, from the
wounded. All the passengers, except Cape of Good Hope, is arrived at Ports-
one, (who was severely wounded,) with mouth. She sailed from the Cape' on
the Captain, and those of the crew that the 22d September, touched at St. He-
could be removed, were taken on board lena, and sailed from thence on the roth
the privateer, after being plundered of October, from whence she bringsletters,
every article to the very shirts or their which confirm the capture of the War.
bodies. The second day after the en- ren Hastings East Indiaman, by the Pied-
gagement, when within two miles of montaise trigate, after an action of
Guadaloupe, where they were to be four hours, and twenty minutes. The
landed, two English ships of war hove crew of the Warren Hastings fought her
in sight; one of them gave chace to with great courage, tho' the enemy was
the privateer, which escaped into Guada- so much superior in men and metal.
loupe, while the other engaged and re. Four times they beat her off, and were
took the Edgar, which was accompanied in expectation of getting away, but the
by the two ships to Barbadoes, where frigate having laid to only to repair ber
they arrived the 20th of September.- damages, came soon up with her from
The privateer had four killed, and 25 her superiority of sailing, when the en-
wounded. Great praise is due to Capt. gageinent was renewed with great spi.
Irving and the crew, for their determin- Unfortunately one of the masts of
ed and spirited conduct on this occa- the Warren Hastings was so wounded

that it fell on the deck, so as to prevent The five unfortunate men left in the the men from working the guns with Edgar, were for twelve days without that effect that could be wished or ex. their wounds being dressed. They pected, when Captain Larkins ordered were all taken to the hospital at Barba. the colours to be struck, as farther redoes, except the wounded passenger, sistance would only endanger the lives who was happily recognized by some of more of the crew, without any real old friends that had known him in other benefit being derived; the ship being circumstances, They most humanely altogether in a very crippled and unmaprocured the best lodging in the island nageable state. We are sorry to learn for their distressed countryman, and or- that the enemy, on taking possession, dered a surgeon and sick nurse to attend wantonly stabbed all the officers on the him; and he was so much recovered by quarter-deck : whether any have lost their care and attention, as to be able their lives in consequence, we have not to write home, the 15th Nov, a detailed been able to ascertain. account of this disaster. The Edgar " The loss on board the Warren Haswas to proceed to Jamaica first convoy. tings is seven men killed, and 18 wounMuch to the honour of these Caledo. ded. The Purser is killed, or dead of nians, besides the uncommon attention his wounds,” shewn this passenger, they furnished “ Killed.-Mr John Edwick, purser;


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William Miller, John Wife, William leaves a respite to our trade in those Price, and John Miles, ordinary seamen; John Frost, and Phatham Lay. On Wednesday, Nov. 26. the Papilbourne, seamen.

lion lugger privateer, of Cherburg, of 6 “ Stabbed after possession was taken, guns and so men, was driven on shore Captain Thomas Larkins, commander; near Little Hampton, and wrecked. Mr John Wood, second officer; John Twenty five of the crew took to the Barnes, surgeon ; James Bayton, mid. boat, and pulled towards France in a shipman; John Bell, boatswain's second tremendous sea. An English collier brig

running before the gale, too generously Wounded. -- Mr James Coxwell, hove to to save them. The Frenchmen chief officer, slightly ; Mr Edward Da. seeing this, ran along-side, boarded the vies, third officer; Mr William Hope, brig, took possession of her, put her sixth officer ; Mr James Greville, sur. head about, and steered for the French geon's mate, broken jaw; John Hoburg, coast, after putting the English crew, boatswain's first mate, very badly; Fre- with all their private property, into the derick Christian, seaman, David Scoit, buat. captain's cook; Joseph Antonio and ATTACK ON BOULOGNE. Charles Williams, ordinary seamen, We briefly mentioned in a former Mag. slightly; John Mackay, badly; Lewis (p. 791.) an attack which had been made Perraw, and George Miller, seamen; on Boulogne by means of a new invent. Henry Churchill, baker.

ed instrument of destruction ;--the fol. “ John Hoburg afterwards died of his lowing is a more circumstantial account: wounds. The others wounded, and On Wednesday October 8. an attack those stabbed, were in a fair way of re- was made on the Boulogne flotilla, with covery. The following was the force some new.invented fire works. These of the Piedmontaise :

are a species of rocket, invented about “ On her main deck--28 long French a year ago by Colonel Congreve. They 18-pounders. On her upper deck_10 were to have been used by Sir Sidney carronades, French 36-pounders, 4 long Smith, in his intended attack upon the English 9-pounders; 2 long brass French flotilla in the autumn of last year, but 8-pounders; 2 mortars, capable of throw. the experiment was prevented by a ing grape and cannister shot, of French very heavy gale of wind which came on 36 cwt.

just as the vessels were about to take " In her tops were so men,

with swi. their stations. Since that time a consivels and rifles: she is a very heavy fri. derable improvement has taken place in gate, and is quite new, having sailed the construction of these rockets, or from St Maloes in January last, and as they are sometimes called, pyrotechhad only been out from the Isle of France nic arrows. As soon as it was dark, ten days when she fell in with the War. 24 boats, each having on board a numTen Hastings ; she is supposed to have ber of these rockets, stood into the har., had about 12 men killed and 20 wounded. bour of Boulogne, unperceived by the

“ The Warren Hastings was carried enemy, (who were not in expectation of into the Mauritius, where she arrived an attack,) and having taken their staon the 4th of July, from whence Cap- tions, commenced a general discharge. tain Larkins, with his officers and mid. The surprise of the enemy must have shipmen, embarked on the 6th of Aug. been great, for although the boats conon board the American ship America, tinued on their station, continually for St Helena. The packets and public throwing the rockets, for upwards of letters on board the Warren Hastings, half an hour, not a shot was fired from were carefully sunk and destroyed. A any of the French batteries. At length quantity of stores, destined for St He- they opened a tremendous fire ; but lena, was on board her when taken." our boats had by that time got beyond

The Bellona, French privateer, which the range of their shot, and did not sushas so long annoyed our trade in India, tain the smallest damage. It is impose is at length taken by the Powerful, of sible to speak with precision of the da74 guns, in the Bay of Bengal. Her mage done to the enemy; but as the caplure, with that of the Henrietta, rockets were discharged at an elevation



which was calculated for a greater dis- post-horses at the ordinary stages. One tance, the consequence was, that they of the axle trees bioke on the road, went over the inner harbour, and fell on which occasioned a considerable stop, the town, where they must have done and some other delays occurred; yet considerable mischief, as several confila- the party reached Woolwich (a distance grations were seen.

of 400 miles) in 77 hours, the men ar“ These pyrotechnic arrows will fly riving in perfect condition for service. nearly two miles and a half, and are ca. So great a journey was chosen, in order paule of communicating their fire for that sufficient observation might be neariy ten minutes after having reached made of the different effects from length their point. They are prodigiously of stages, or quality of road. In conselarge, and have an iron-pointed socket quence of the accident which had hap. at the end, which sticks in whatever it pened, a second experiment was directmay be aimed at. This socket has like- ed. The party went from Woolwich to wise a tube, for the purpose of contain- Southampton, and returned to Wool. ing the inflammable matter, with six wich in 24 hours without fatigue, the holes, through which it issues in a state distance travelled being 160 miles. The of liquefaction. The stick attached to experiment has proved that powder the rocket is nearly twenty feet long. -- may be thus carried without danger The ingredients of this destructive com- from the friction, which has hitherto position are said to be of so powerful been a; prebended from any great velo. and inflammable a nature, as almost to city of movement. The object of these defy the counteracting effect of water, trials has been to ascertain, whether, in which for some tiine seems rather to in- case of an enemy's landing at any distant crease than extinguish the violence of point, where few or no guns might be its fury. The fuse with which they stationed, a powerful force of artillery are provided continues to burn for seven could not be transported to the spot, beor eight minutes after they are shot off, fore the invader should have made any when some of the rockets explode, and progress. The result has been satisfacact in the new capacity of shells. They fory, not only on this head, but promisare capable, we understand, of being es the means of considerable saving ; thrown with almost as much accuracy for, if artillery can be thus forwarded, by and precision as a shell, or carcass from securing a certain number of horses in a mortar, and with equal effect." the neighbourhood, at given points, in

The expedition under General Crau. case of invasion, a material diminution furd has been unfortunate in the outset. might probably be made in the number One of the transports, returned to Fal- constantly kept at the great ordnance mouth, reports that they had experienc- depots. We understand that the alteraed much foul weather, that several ves- tion of the carriages is a very trifling exsels were damaged, and that the whole pence. fleet had probably steered for Ireland. The Middlesex Election closed on

The Ariadne frigate, having on board the 28th Nov. when the numbers were the Marquis of Douglas, our Ambassa- for Mr Mellish 3218, Mr Byng, 2304, dor to the Court of St Petersburgh, and Sir F. Burdett, 1197 ;-the two first Count Strogonoff, the Russian Ambas. were, of course, declared duly elected. sador, sailed from Yarmouth on Satur- In consequence of some language used day, Dec. 6. for St Petersburgh. on the hustings by Sir Francis, a duel

The Asturias frigate, having on board was likely to have taken place between Lord Hutchinson, and suite, has also him and Mr Redhead Yorke, but the sailed from Yarmouth for the Baltic. Magistrates having information of it,

Domestic INTELLIGENCE. the parties were bound over to keep the Quick Travelling Artillery-An inte peace. resting experiment has recently been The election of Members for Westmade in the Artillery. Lieut.-Col. minster commenced on Monday Nov. 3, Crichton, with two six-pounders, mount- and exhibited the usual scene of tumuit ed on a new construction of his inven- and disorder. The candidates were Sir tion, together with the artillerymen at. Sam. Hood, Bart. Captain in the Navy, tached to them, was ordered to set out R. B. Sheridan, Esq. and Jas. Paul, Esq. from Edinburgh for Woolwich, taking formerly Member for Newtown, Hants,


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