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hief places. Tirlemont and) Malines i tanding they braved, with a strong fre separated from them, and form dis

column, the fire from our guns, which ricts of themselves,

they approached on every side with The principality of Hainanl is di- great temerity. The battery they had vided into three districts, which are carried was now again taken possession Mons, Ath, and Binch.

of by our troops. The artillery beThe district of Namur includes Char- longing to the Landzaatern corps

dilleroi, and that of Lięge the whole of tinguished themselves at our batteries, that bishoprick.

as did also the garrison of WondriGenoa, Jan. 2. Accounts from Con- chem, consisting of several companies ftantinople say, tbat four Polish nobles of the regiment of May, and the newarrived there incog. about the roth of ly-raised corps of Lega. In this affair O&ober, and had afterwards several we had seven men either killed or conferences with the ministers and the wounded, while, according to the rediyan, which had awakened the fufpi- ports of the peasants, the enemy muft cion of the ambassadors of the allied have lost 300 at least. Upwards of so

of their killed were found on the ice : powers at that court, who exerted hemselves as much as pofsible to thwart they had on them a large quantity of ihe views of the Poles. The Porte it

Zealand dollars, which they had proba. *s said gave manifest signs of a fa. bly plundered. A patrole of so mer vourable inclination towards these. has arrived at Almkerk to assemblé che frangers, but it was not possible peasants by force, for the purpose of to discover its real designs. The hos. plugging up the Nuices. This task wao cile preparations seem to indicate, that executed by filling the Nuices with hay a declaration of war was near at hand, and dung, bound by planks. the Porte having fent the most preffing Amerongen, Jan. 6. Licut. gen. orders to several of the Pachas of Alia, Harcourt did not arrive here before to furnilla their quota of troops, and Sunday. He stayed a day after us at expedite them to Conftantinople, por Arnheim, on account of the arrival

of the two British mails which had been were there any intermiffion in the labours of the arsenals, docks, &c.

so long and to impatiently expected. Jan. 3. The new barracks ereeting

Our fick were removed on Friday and at Kentington are to contain ftabling Saturday from Rhenen, partly to Ara. for 700 horfe.

heim, partly to Amersfort. The weekly confumption of the Brito

The duke of York's baggage is gone ith navy is on an average as follows:

to Hanover : his royal highness's ftud

remains at Arnheim. 749,000 pounds of bread, 746,000 ditto of beef, 107,cdo ditto of cheese, 54,000 Yesterday morning the enemy once ditto of butter.

more crossed the Waal near Thiel, and Leyden, jan. 4. We learn that M. their numbers 'were so great, that they · M. Branteen and Repelæer have quitted forced the British to give way; took Bois-le-Duc for Paris, without having four pieces of artillery from them and been able to settle any armistice with one howitzer ; the English, being reinthe French commiffioners or generals. forced, returned to the charge, routed The following is the latt bulletin. the French, retook the cannon and

Jan. š. The most recent statements, howitzer they had loft in the morning, dated the ed inftánt, advise, that on and made a molt defperate havock that day, at a very early hour in the among the enemy, whom they com. morning, the French, in very great pelled to repass the Waal, leaving beforce, attacked our advanced polts near hind them about seven hundred dead, Wondrichem, intomuch that, after a and about fixty prisoners. We loft vigorious refittance, they obtained por- twenty men, and had but very few feffion of the battery near the Oilmill, drowned. Sir Robert Laurie charged and spiked several of the guns. This with his wonted gallantry, and received was perceived when the tog cleared a light wound; iwo other officers were away. It was then that by a well-di- most dangerously wounded. reized fire from two batteries, as well All here are in high spirits; and it may as from the fort of Locveilein and be laid with truth, that the Britill never

my were driven from thence, notwith

more unequal numbers to contçad with.

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A deferter crossed the ice to us this renees, which was very fevere, and the morning, and he says the enemy mean result was, that the French obtained to renew the attack to-morrow, with poffeffion of several pofts upon the conat least 50,000 infantry and a propor- fines of Catalonia. tionable number of horse ; but a pro- From Navarre they write, that have pitious thaw has now commenced, and ing obtained a victory in that quarter, will

, no doubt, prevent them from the the enemy were advancing towards undertaking

Pampeluna, to which they have laid The whole of our army crosses the fiege ; this place is very trong, and Rhine to-day.

has been put into a good fate of deGeneral Abercrombie is at Arnheim ; fence. The greatest confternation notfo is the barrack-maker-geocral's de- withstanding reigns in the provinces of partment.

Biscay and Navarre, as great numbers P. S. An order is just issued, for the of the fugative inhabitants take refuge head-quarters to move to-day to ano- in Saragossa and Madrid. ther small village ; but nearer to Besides the vigorous measures taken Utrecht, called Dorink ; general Har- to repel the enemy, very long and fretourt is already gone thither.

quent councils are held. Don Pedro Amsterdam, Jan... The British del Acugna, late mininer of justice, has troops, who had crossed the Lek, bave been recalled from Galicia, and, with crossed that river, and are again in por- Don Eugenio Llaguno, is to have a feffion of Leerden.

place in the council. Both these noHaerler, Jan. 9. Several letters blemen pofles great abilities, improved mention, that the removal of the by long experience. Durch bead quarters from Gorinchen Warsaw, Jan. 11. The king fill to Schoonhaven, occasioned by the continues to have a court every Sunday movement of the English troops on the at his palace, but scarcely any of the fide of the river Lek, has not taken Polith gentry are seen there. It confifts place ; prince Frederic being returned almost entirely of Russian and Imperial on Tuesday night to Gorinchen with officers. The number of pieces of arfome troops, who had already marched tillery taken by the Russians from the ont of that place on the same day; and Poles is estimaied at 468. The Rulli. unce that time all the pofts were occppi- ans have returned the Polish generals ed again in the usual manner. Moreover and officers their swords, which they , on Tuesday night the land militia who are permitted to wear ; but Wawrzewhad left Dordrecht had entered it | sky, when his was offered him, refused again.

it, in thefe words ; “ I have row no On the day before yesterday, a con- country to defend, and can no longer ference was held between the hereditary have any use for a sword.” prince of Orange, prince Frederic, and Dantzic, Jan. 12. A person who the Hanoverian general Wallmoden, at left Warsaw the 22d of last month inwhich affifted the Austrian general forms us, that three regiments have Alvinzy, the British ambassador, the been allowed to the king of Poland for English generals Harcourt and Fox, and his protection. That count Mofzynsky other military persons of high rank. had been reinstated in the office of mar.

Since it is reported, that all the allied Thal of the crown, Rafalowbin in that troops who fell back on the side of Lek, of president of Warsaw. It is evident had received the moft presling orders, that the court of Petersburgh has not and re-crossed the river, and that it was yet come to a decision of the fate of Pos (opposed they were to make an enter- land. prize ; and as there was heard yesterday Tbc Caftellan Mo[rowsky, and some at Utrecht, a very heavy cannonade, it other nobles, have been fent under Ruris thought that an action took place in tian escorts to their eflates. General

Madalinsky, and the president ZakeHague, Jan. 10. The last news zowsky have engaged not to férve either from the Spanish armies is not of the againt the Ruslans or Prullians. The moll consolatory nature. There has general's sword has in consequence been been a açw action ja çhę caliera Pyo restored to him.

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violent and unnatural system, which is

equally ruinous to France, and incompaH'S IS majesty came to the house of tible with the tranquility of other nations.

peers, and being in his royal robes, The ftates general of the United and feated on the throne with the Provinces have nevertheless been led, usual folemnity, fir Francis Molyneux, by a sense of present difficulties, to enter gentleman uther of the black rod, was into negociations for peace with the party sent with a message from his majesty to now prevailing in that unhappy counthe house of commons, commanding try. No established government or intheir attendance in the house of peers. dependent state can, under the present The commons being come thither ac- circumitances, derive real security from cordingly, his majesty was pleased to such negociations : on our part, they make the following most gracious speech: could not be attempted without facri.

ficiny both our honour and safety to an My lords, and gentlemen, enemy whose chief animosity is avow

edly directed against thefe kingdoms. After the uniform experience which I have therefore continued to use the I have had of your zealous regard for most effectual means for the further the interefts of my people, it is a great augmentation of my forces; and I satisfaction to me to recur to your ad- mall omit no opportunity of concerting vice and asfiftance at a period which the operations of the next campaign calls for the full exertion of your ener- with such of the powers of Europe as gy and wisdom.

| are 'impreffed with the same sense of Notwithii anding the disappointment the necessity of vigour and exertion. and reverses which we have experienced I place the fulleft reliance on the in the course of laft campaign, I retain valour of my forces, and on the afa firm conviction of the necessity of per 'fection and public spirit of my people, fifting in a vigorous' prosecution of the an whose behalf I am contending, and juft and necessary war in which we are whose fafety and happiness are the obo engaged.

jects of my conftant folicitude. You will, I am confident, agree- The local importance of Corsica, 'and, with me, that it is only from firmness the spirited efforts of its inhabitants to and preseverance that we can hope for deliver themselves from the yoke of the reftoration of peaec on safe and ho- France, determined me not to with nourable grounds, and for the preserva hold the protection which they fought tion and permanent security of our for ; and I have fince accepted the dearest interests.

crown and lovereignty of that country, In confidering the situation of our according to an inftrument, a copy of enemies, you will not fail to observe, which I have directed to be laid before. that the efforts which have led to their you. successes, and the unexampled means I have great pleafure in informing by which alone those efforts could have you, that I have concluded a treaty of been supporied, have produced among amity, commerce, and navigation, with themselves the pernicious effects which the United States of America, in which were to be expected, and that every it has been my object to remove, as thing which has passed in the interior far as poffible, all grounds of jealousy of the country has fhewn the progref. and misundertanding, and 10 improve five and rapid decay of their resources, an intercourse benchcial to both counand the ialtability of every part of that tries. As soon as the ratifications thall

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bare been exchanged, I will direct a which it has been threatened since th copy of this treaty to be laid hefore establiment of civilized foc ety. in order that you may confider of the Dublin Calle, Jan. 5. Tisis evening, propriety of making such provitions as about nine o'clock, the earl of Westmormay appear Decessary for carrying it land, late lord Leutenant of this king. into effect.

doin, embarked on board the Duchess I have the greatest satisfaction in of Rutland packet-boat, on his return 20 noun ing to you the happy event of to England. the cusci Gion of a treaty for the mar The earl of Weltmoriand went from riage of my son the prince of Wales the Castle in the state coach, accompawith the princess Caroline, daughter of panied by lord viscount Milton, the the duke of Brunswick. The constant lord lieutenant's chief secretary, on acproofs of your affection for my person count of his excellency's indisposition, and family persuade me that you will preceded by a leading coach, in which participate in the sentiments I feel on were the officers of fate, to the Pigeonin eccabion so interesting to my domes- house, from whence the earl of Westtic happiness, and that you will enable morland went on board the packet , De to make provision for such en eftab- boat. His lordship was escorted by a , lifment as you may think suitable to squadron of dragoon guards, and 'atchic rank and dignity of the heir appa- tunded by a great number of the nobifeat to the crown of these kingdoms. lity and persons of distinction, the

lord mayor, theriffs, several of the alGentlemen of the bouse of comm.ons, dermen, and principal citizens, in their

carriages, followed by a concourse of The confiderations which prove the people, to the water side. The fireers neceffity of a vigorous prosecution of were lined by the regiments of infanthe war will, I doubt not, induce you try on Dublin duty, and every demon. to make a timely and ample provision ftration of respect was thewn to his for the feveral branches of the public lordship, in passing through the streets, kervice, the estimates for which I have from the people, who tellified their rea, directed to be laid before you. While' | gard hy repeated wiles for his welfare I segret the necesity of large additional and safe reiurn to England. buribens on my subjects, it is a just con- 6. The duke and duchess of Brunisolation and fatis action to me to observe wick are expected to accompany the the state of our credit, commerce, and re- princeís of Wales to England. Apartsources, which is the natural result of ments are fitting up in the left wing of the contigued exertions of industry, un St. James's Palace for their rclidence. der the protection of a free and well- The royal chapel at St. James's is regulated government.

undergoing a thorough change, for the

purpole of celebrating the nuptials of My lords, and gentlemen, his royal highness the prince of Wales A juft sense of the blessings now fo and her royal highness the princess of long enjoyed by this country will, I am Brunswick, for which purpose the work perfuaded, encourage you to make every men employed, are occupied night and cffort which can enable you w tranf- day. mit those blessings unimpaired to your

The whole of the pews, pulpit, &c. pofterity.

are removed from the body of the chaI eatertain a confident hope that, pel ; the flooring is raised and boarded, under the protection of Providence, and to render it warm and commodious, with constancy and preseverance, on our which is to be covered with carpetingiu rakty, and religion, will ultimately be and gold ; and the fides, which are fuccessful ; and that my faithful people wainscot, will be hung with crimson will find their present exertions and fa- damask. onfices rewarded by the secure and per Two additional galleries are erected manent enjoyment of tranquillity at for a band of vocal and inftrumental home, and by the deliverance of Eu. performers; one of

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Pellew; the Diamond, fir Sidney oppofte the organ luft to correspond Smith, together with the jrest of their with that gallery.

{quadron, from a cruize; they only Under the organ gallery will be a Tailed from hence the ad inftant. It superb canopy of crimson velvet and

seeme their object was to find out whegold, for the reception of their majesties ; ther the French fleet were actually sailed and another of a smaller nature under the (as had been reported) or not. Sir opposite galery, for the royal bride and Sidney Smith, in the Diamond, took a: bridegroom.

dangerous mode to know the truth : In his majesty's closet will be the the rest of the frigates cruised off Breft ambassadors and foreign ministers. Be- harbour, while he disguised his frilow in the body of the chapel, will be gate, by putting up French colours, coall the royal family, with their respective vering her head, and fixing on it the attendants.

cap of liberty, failed into Breft barbour, The marriage ceremony will be per- and seeing a go or 74 gun fhip dismaft: formed by his grace the archbishop of ed, he run along lide, and, in the Canterbury: and the anthem, for the oc- French language hailed the thip, and cafion, will be the same as was performed asked, " If she wanted any affinance !" on the marriage of Frederic prince of The French admiral answered - No ; Wales, father to his present majesty, that the had been dismafted in a gale, composed for that purpose by Handel. and had parted with the French fleet.

7. Six hundred artillery are ordered three days ago, which consisted of 36 to be drafted from the different corps fail of the line and 20 frigates. on the British establishment, to serve in Sir Sidney having got this information, the West Indies.

took the opportunity during the same 8. An order was received by the night, to flip hiş cable, and Tail out of commiffioners, from the admiralty, to the harbour to give information to the keep vacant the large dock, commonly squadron of fir J. B. Warren, which called the royal dock, for the reception is arrived here ; expresses have been of the Commerce de Marselles, daily forwarded to the admiralty, as well as expected ; she is to be fitted out with

to Plymouth, Torbay, and Portsmouth. the greatest expedit 01), and supposed to Nothing has transpired with regard to be intended for the fiag of the com- the deftination of this formidable fleet.' inander in chief in the Mediterranean. Sir Sidney says, there was not one rip

A public fubícription is begun at of force ridng in Breft water, the above Norwich, by the bifhop, the magiftrates, go or 74 gun ship excepted. and principal inhabitants, for the re- Sir Sidney informed the captain or lief of the poor in their present urgent admiral of the French vessel, that he neceilities ; at which meeting the bene. had been very fortunate indeed in get volent resolutious were palled, of soli- ting safe into Brest water, as a squadron citing the guardians of the poor to add of Englith frigates were now cruising at to the allowance of the outdoor poor, the mouth of the harbour. The and to alleviate the want of the little Frenchman replied, he was very happy top and house keepers, who, in tead in having escaped so luckily, for had of paying to the poor-sales, are thein- he been attacked, he was in no condifelves real objects of charity.

tion either to fight or run away: 9. By a report lately 'made of the

10. Was rehearsed for the first time, general' ftate of the Ellesmere canal, the anthem, beginning “Si:g unio It appears that the line which is to God," that is to performed at the nup, Durite che rivers Mersey and Dee, and tials of the prince of Wales and the confequently the city of Chester and the princess of Brunswick. town and port of Liverpool, is in such The solo parts were performed by fordwamels as to give hope of its being Messrs. Coole, Nield, Hudson, Bella navigable early in ihe ensuing (pring ; fo my, Gore, Knyvett, Sale, and two of that a dire l'and safe conveyance by the children of the chapel. The chowiter will funn be opened from Chester rules were supported by the rest of the Liverpool and Manchester.

members of the chapel. both. Yar. 6. This morning Dr. Parsons appeared at the head of: arrived the Pomona frigale, fir J. Bor. the king's band of musicians, of which lae Wuren; the Arethusa, fir "Ed. ' he is the master; and doctors Arnold and

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