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months after the trenches had been o. divisions of the cavalry had arrived, pened. The reason why the Prussian General Lasalle attacked the enemy Commandant did not defend it was, be with his usual intre pidity, which has al. cause he had not received any orders; ways formed the character of the French and the French having arrived before hussars and yagers in the present war. he had received information of the de. The enemy's line, though formed three feat of the Prussians at Jena, the batte- deep, was broken; they were pursued ries were not in readiness, and the place into the village of Zehdenick, and in a manner disarmed.
thrown into confusion in the defiles, To give an idea of the uncommon The Queen's regiment of dragoons en. confusion which prevailed in the Prus. deavoured to recover themselves, but sian Monarchy, it is sufficient to say, the dragoons of Grouchy's division soon that the Queen,upon her return from her shewed themselves, fell upon the eneridiculous and lamentable journey to my, and made dreadful havock among Erfurt and Weimar, passed a whole them. A part of these 6ooo cavalry night at Berlin without seeing a single were driven into the morasses ; soo reperson; that the people were, for a mained upon the field ; 700 with their long time, without knowing where the horses were made prisoners. The CoKing was; that no person took any lonel and a great number of officers of care for the safety of the capital; and the Queen's regiment are included. that the citizens were compelled to The colours of the regiment are taken. unite, in order to form a Provisiorial. Government.
Berlin, Oct. 28. In the palaces there was not the least. Yesterday the Emperor made his order observed, so that the sword of the public entry into this city; he was atGreat Frederick was easily found at tended by the Prince of Neufchatel, and Potzdam, together with the scarf which the Marshals Davoust and Augereau. he wore during the seven years war; Marshal Lefevre headed the train also the insignia of the Black Eagle. with the Imperial footguards. The Em. The Emperor took these trophies with peror marched between the grenadiers transport, saying, “ I would rather have
and horse yagers, belonging to his lifethese than twenty millions ;" then guard. At three in the afternoon he pausing a little, he added, “ I shall alighted at the Palace, where he was send these to my old soldiers, who received by the Grand Marshal Duroc, served in the war of Hanover; I shall A vast concourse of people had assem. present them to the Governor of the bled as spectators of this ceremony: Invalids; in that hotel they shall re The whole of the Civil Administra. main."
tion, presented by General Hulin, came Charlottenburg, October 27. to offer the keys to the Emperor. This As the military movements are no body immediately waited upon his Malonger uncertain, they are become still jesty. The General Prince Hatzfeldt more interesting, by the contrivance of was at their head. This morning the marches and maneuvres. The indefa. Envoys of Bavaria, Spain, Portugal, tigable Grand Duke of Berg was at and the Ottoman Porte, resident at Zehdenick on the 26th, at three o'clock Berlin, were admitted to an audience in the afternoon, with a brigade of light of his Majesty. cavalry, under General Lasalle, while Afterwards' his Majesty received the the division of dragoons under Generals whole of the Lutheran and Reformed Beaumont and Grouchy were marching Consistories. There are upwards of to the same point.
12,000 French at Berlin, whose prede. The brigade under General Lasalle cessors took refuge there, in conse. presented itself to the enemy, who op quence of the revocation of the Edict posed it with 6000 cavalry. This was of Nantes. His Majesty conversed the whole of the cavalry of the Prussian with the principal persons among army that had escaped from Magde- these Protestants, and told them, that burgh, forming the advanced guard of they had a just claim upon his protecPrince Hohenloe's corps, directing their tion, and that their privileges, and the march towards Stettin.
exercise of their worship, should be seAt four in the afternoon, when both cured to them. His Majesty advised
them to concern themselves with their Prussian army, after the battle of Jena, own affairs, to remain peaceable, and were coilected in two divisions, the pay obedience and respect to the So one under the command of Prince Ho. vereign. The Courts of Justice were henlohe, estimated at 30,000 men; the presented. His Majesty conversed with other, of nearly an equal force, under the Members of the Courts of Appeal, the Dukes of Weimar and Brunswick and gave them some instructions as to Oels ;--the object of both, of course, the manner in which justice should be was to gain the Oder, and to interpose administered.
that river between hem and their purCount Van Neale coming into the
The part of the Prussian army, hall of audience, the Emperor said to under the Dukes of Weimar and Brunshim,“ Well, Sir, your ladies wished for wick (els, crossed the Elbe at Tangerwar, and they have been gratified; it munde and Sandau, on the 26th and becomes you to manage your household 27th Oct. They were much incum. better.” (Letters had been intercepted moded in their march by the French, from the Count's daughter.) “ The who had crossed at Dessau and Wittengood people of Berlin have been the berg on the 29th, and there are reports sacrifice of the war; while those who in the Hamburgh Papers of this part of excited it have left them, and are be. the Prussian army having been beaten at come fugitives. I shall reduce those Plauen and Gustrow, and that its renoble courtiers to such extremities, that treat to the Oder having been found they shall be compelled to beg their bread.” impracticable, it had withdrawn towards
The Emperor ordered, that twenty. Swedish Pomerania. four of the best burghers should be as The fortress of Magdeburg remains sembled at the Town-house, in order blockaded by the corps under General to select a third of their number to take Ney. The fortress of Spandau surrenupon them the civil government of the dered to the French, by capitulation, on place. Eachof the twenty wards is to fur. the 25th Oct, nish a guard of 6o men; so that 1200 of The King and Queen of Prussia, acthe best Burghiers will be intrusted with cording to some accounts, had retired the care of the city, and the manage. behind the Vistula, but other accounts ment of the police.
say that his Majesty was at Breslau, The Emperor said to Prince Hatz- whither he had gone to meet the Rusfeldt, “ Do not appear in my presence, sians, of whose motions we have no acI have no need of your services : retire to your estates.”
It is further stated on the authority The Emperor gave audience to the of letters from tlie North of Germany Chancellor and the Ministers of the that the Duke of Brunswick had been King of Prussia.
deposed by Bonaparte, and his title and In giving instructions to the Civil territo«y given to Marshal Soult. This Administration of the city, the Emperor is all. but confirmed. The reception said, “I will not suffer any windows which the Duke's request of protection to be broken. My brother the King of for his States met with, leaves little Prussia ceased to be a King from the room doubt of Bonaparte's intentions. day when Prince Louis Ferdinand was After a torrent of insulting language to bold enough to break the windows of his his officer, Napoleon signified that “if Majesty's Ministers. His Majesty should the House of Brunswick lose the 50. have ordered him to be hanged." vereignty of its ancestors, it can only
The Grand Duke of Berg, Marshal be ascribed to the author of two wars.'' Lannes, and the Prince of Ponte Corvo, The venerable Duke (he is now are pursuing Prince Hohenlohe. After 72d year,) was at the date of the last the gallant affair with the cavalry at accounts,' very ill, and blind of both Zehdenick, the Grand Duke of Berg The court of Denmark, appreadvanced to Templin, where he found a hensive of the resentment of Bonaparte, great quantity of provisions, and the din. is said to have expressed a wish that he ners for the Prussian Generals and their should leave Holstein, and it was suptroops ready dressed.
posed that he would seek an asylum in From what we can collect from the England. German accounts, the remains of the M. Malraison, principally charged
with all power in the Duchy of Bruns. which the Emperor Alexander is ma• wick, issued the following declaration king to pull down the common enemy on the 28th October : “In virtue of the of the Continent, he has also an army orders which have been given to me, I assembled on the Confines of Molda. have the honour to announce to you, via, sufficient at least to restrain, if not that the country of Brunswick being to overwhelm, the Ottoman forces. now conquered by the arms of his Ma
SPAIN. jesty the Emperor of the French and Letters from Cadiz of the 25th Oct. King of Italy, I ain charged to take pos state, that the Spanish Government had session of it from this moment in the declared the country in danger, and it name of his said Majesty.”
was resolved to raise an additional force Another report is the march of a of 150,000 men. Cadiz was to furnish French force to take possession of Swe. 1000 infantry, or 500 cavalry. The readish Pomerania, and that the Swedish son assigned for this extraordinary mea. troops which were in Lauenburgh were sure was the momentary apprehension of in danger of being cut off. The French an insurrection. Proclamations, it is had got between them and Swedish Po. said, were issued in profusion to confirm merania, and they were too few in num the wavering, and rouse all the dormant ber (not above 1400) to attempt to loyalty of the country. It is however fight their way. It became necessary, suspected, that the danger of internal therefore, that they should endeavour commotion was but the pretext for this to effect their retreat by sea: Accord. act of valour, and that the Spanish Go. ingly they entered Lubeck by force, vernment had no greater fears than those with the intention of embarking for excited by their allies the French. Stralsund, which has also been declared DREADFUL ACCIDENT AT MALTA. in a staic of siege.
A most dreadful accident happened The Elector of. Hesse, whose neu. at Malta on the 18th of July. About trality Bonaparte had recognised only six o'clock in the morning, some artileight days before the Battle of Jena, has lerymen began to unload shells in the 'experienced just the same fate as if he magazine of Barmola, opposite the Vam had joined Prussia. War has been des letta, without taking the proper precauclared against him, upon what pretence tions. By some accident some of the we know not; and the French have ta combustible matter took fire, and com. ken possession of Cassel.
municating to the magazine, occasioned TURKEY.
a tremendous explosion of 370 barrels Dispatches have been received from of gun - powder, besides a quantity of Mr Arbuthnot at Constantinople. They shells. 14 gunners, 26 soldiers. (13 of contain, we understand, the important which were Maltese,) and about 200 information, that the Porte, under the inhabitants, were either killed on the influence of French councils, has been in, spot, or buried in the ruins of the adduced to dissolve its alliance with Russia. joining fortifications and buildings, be: This renunciation of the policy, to the sides those wounded. A woman and observance of which it is that the Porte child only were dug out alive. Besides owes its existence as a nation, cannot the fortiñcations and military buildings, fail to terminate in a war between these about fifty private houses were thrown two powers. It is indeed probable that down, or so much shaken that they will it has already commenced; for, accord- require to be rebuilt. No Officer of ing to some accounts, the Grand Seig- either the navy or army was killed or nior, in the same breath, not only re wounded. The shock was so great as nounced his relations with Russia, but to agitate the sea like an earthquake, formally declared war against her. This for several miles round. A Mr Wodeevent has not been unexpected by the house, a wine-merchant, lost 259 pipes Court of St Petersburgh. It has vigi. of fine Sicilian wine, which burst in his lantly marked the progress of the French cellars by the violence of the concussion, ascendancy at Constantinople, and in. ' DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN SWEDEN. creased its armies on the Turkish fron. The town of Udderwalla, in Sweden, tier in proportion to the influence which about 50 miles from Gottenburgh, was France obiained in the Divan. Not- totally destroyed by fire on the 29th of withstanding the extraordinary exertions July. The following particulars of this
calamitous event are given in a letter tueux of 74 guns, and 670 men, comof the ist August :
manded by Monsieur Le Veyer Capi. “ We are extremely sorry to apprize taine de Vaisseau, one of the squadion you of a dreadful fire here. Every house that had been cruizing under Rear-Adin the town is on fire-You may easily miral Willeaumez, having separated from imagine the sensation here at such a mo. him and four sail of the line more, with ment--we would not believe it possible a frigate, during the heavy gale of the that the whole town could be consumed Isth and 19th ult. wherein she lost all at a time. Some particulars are really her masts, bowsprit, and rudder, and o. shocking. Such a furious fire, we dare therwise much damaged. About noon, say, has hardly been heard of: the people perceiving two suspicious vessels in the worked with all imaginable courage, but ofling, I got under weigh with the Bel. the fire spreading rapidly, and being car. lona, directing Capt. Poyntz of the Meried by the wind to different parts of lampus to receive the crew, and set fire the town, by which means it burnt at to her; which he completed before several points at a time, and the brid- eight o'clock that evening." ges across the canals likewise being The Cassard of 74 guns, one of Guil. burnt, the communication was totally lamet's fleet, has got into Brest, after cut off, and thus the people prevented being much damaged in the storm, but from working with success. Some build. had taken a valuable ship from Liverpool ings, an English mile out of town, have bound to Buenos Ayres. been even burnt by fire, carried by the The Rose cutter, arrived from the wind. In short, there are only four or Mediterranean, brings dispatches from five small buildings saved; all the town Admiral Duckworth, whom she left off is gone, the church, iron wharf, deal. Carthagena, watching to prevent a juncyard, with about 15,000 dozen boards, tion of the ships at Toulon with those at the tar-yard, rope. work, all--all are Cadiz, which, to the number of twelve gone ; and about 5000 people are now sail of the line, with 24,000 troops on in the open air (without provisions) board, were, it is said ready to sail, and watching the poor remains of the move no doubt for South America. abies. A cargo of provisions has been Under these circumstances, our reasent by the merchants of Gottenburgh ders will be pleased to hear, that the exfor the relief of the sufferers—but where pedition under Col. Crawfurd, supposto house them? We fear nearly every ed to be also destined for South Amemerchant at Vaderwalla will be totally rica, has at length sailed from Falmouth, ruined by this accident-such an enor Nov. 10. under convoy of four sail of mous quantity of goods are burnt." the line, the Spencer, Captain, Ganges, NAVAL INTELLIGENCE.
and Theseus, two frigates, and smaller
vessels, and having on board 180 artil. Respecting the fleet under Admiral Tery, 6th dragoon guards, 9th light draGuillamet, we have further intelli goons, sth, 36th, 45tli, 837h, and oth gence. Capt. Hargood of the Belleisle, foot-in all about 5506 men. Long in a letter dated 15th Sept, off the Capes -too long, as the troops have been on of Virginia, writes as follows :
board, we have the gratifying assurance Yesterday morning, being in com that they are all in a very healthy state. pany with his Majesty's ships Bellona We are concerned to announce seveand Melampus, endeavouring to fall in ral late instances of Shipwreck, of which with Reis-Admiral Sir Richard Stra the following have been attended withi chan, I discovered a line of battle ship circumstances truly lamentable. to the leeward, under jury masts, stand On the 13th Sept. 1805, the Æneas ing in for the Chesapeak, to which we transport sailed from Portsmouth for immediately gave chace. On perceiv. Quebec, with three companies of the ing us, she bore up, and stood in for Toodth regt. on board, under the comthe land. At a quarter past eight ob mand of Major Bertram, and on the served she had taken the ground. Be. 230 October she was totally lost in the ing then within one mile, I came to an Gulph of St Lawrence. Of this melan. chor in about five fathoms water, and choly catastrophe we have the following immediately sent boats and took posses. relation from one of the survivors. sion of her. She proved to be L'Impe “ On the 230 October, at four o'clock
in the morning, the ship struck on the mained in company with two of the rocks, about a quarter of a mile off a party who struck into the woods, whom small island near the Port-aux Basques, this man had also discovered and brought to the eastward of Cape Ray. The in, till the spring, when he conducted strength of the wind at S. E. blowing them to Fortune Bay, where they emin-shore, the weight of the waves dash
barked for Quebec. ing over the vessel, and her filling, “ Accounts had been received of the made it evident that she would shortly escape of two sailors of the large party go to pieces. On attempting to lower the which struck into the woods. The long boat, it was carried away, and on rest, it is feared, have all perished. The this occasion Major Bertram, the Com. total number of souls on board the ves. marding Officer, had his arm broke, and sel was about 247, thirty or forty of was carried over board with the boat, whom were women and children. and perished. Several who attempted to “ The names of the persons known to swim on shore, perished in the sight of be saved are Edward Cornwall, corpo. their comrades. Nothing, therefore, ral, James M'Garnie, John Crosier, John could be done by those who still remain. M‘Dermond, and James M‘Kennah, ed on board, (and whose numbers privates soodth regiment; Daniel De. were diminishing every minute, by be novan, and Thomas Robertson, sailors. ing washed overboard), but to commit “ The following are the names of the themselves to the will of Providence, Officers who were on board : Major and await the awful moment of the Bertram, Captains Enright and Sherbreaking up of the vessel. This took rard, Lieut. Dawson, Ensigns Falkner, place about eight o'clock; at that time Cooper, and Ormsby, and Assistant ihere remained little more than 50 or 6o Surgeon W. Hendrick, all of the foodth persons on board. Thirty-four of these, regiment.” principally from the quarter-deck, got On the 14th of Sept. the King George on shore on pieces of the wreck, to the Liverpool packet, Captain Walker, small island already mentioned, which bound from Parkgate to Dublin, sailed was but ten yards from the main land, from Parkgate at twelve o'clock at to which they crossed on a raft. Their night, and in two hours after, she situation was then, however, but little struck on the Salisbury bank, and was less desperate than before they reached totally lost. She had 110 passengers the shore. Shortly after the vessel broke on board, mostly Irish harvestmen reup, the wind changed to N. W.; their turning to their own country, besides hopes of provisions being driven on her crew, all of whom unfortunately shore, were by that means entirely de perished, except four men and a poor stroyed. What provisions they had, Irish boy, who got into the boat, which when equally divided, amounted to a. drifted by the tide into Parkgate in the bout a pound of pork, and a few biscuits morning. each ; the shore, at that time of the The Glasgow Packet, Moses John. year, seldom or never visited; the coun ston master, sailed from Leith on Suniry barren and uninhabited; and the day, the 16th Nov. at five o'clock in the mnost inclement season approaching. evening, with 21 passengers on board. The whole of those who got on shore At two o'clock next morning, she struck (amongst whom were Lieut. Dawson upon a sunk rock outside the Fern Is. and Ensign Falkner), excepting three, lands; the water immediately rushed of which the informant was one, struck in : Seeing there was no possibility of into the woods. The three just men saving the ship, the Captain ordered the tioned remained four days on the beach, boat to be got out, and two men to get when they were fallen in with by a hun- her to the lee-bow, to save the women, ter, of the name of Michael Gillam, who, if possible; but the wind and sea being it appears, had occupied a fishing post so strong, and the rings with which the near where the vessel was wrecked, in boat was made fast giving way, she summer, but now had retired to the drifted off, and the men could not regain woods, where he was hutted for the the ship: they therefore rowed to land, winter. By this man they were treat and saved themselves. The stern boat ed with the greatest humanity, and ta was stove in pieces. The ship being ken to his habitation, where they re now full of water, the sea made a fair