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commandant required the Viceroy tience, he has no doubt, but his most of Navarre to allow his troops to gar- beloved subjects, who have given bim rison the fortress of Pampeluna, for so many repeated proofs of obedience the purpose of keeping his men in and attachment, will make it their exercise, but to this the viceruy decli- peculiar study to preserve peace and ned to accede without authority from tranquility, private as well as public, his government. For this authority, which his holiness exhorts, and exhowever, the French commandant did pressly commands; and that, far from not think proper to wait; as in the committing any excesses, they will course of the evening the French sur- raiher respect the individuals of a naprized the Spanish guards, and took tion, from whom, during his journey, possession of the citadel and all the and stay in Paris,he received so many fortifications. The French bave al- flattering testimonies of devotion and su entered Victoria and Barcelona. regard." -- Rome has passed away from the Paris, Feb. 11.-In virtue of a dominion of the Pope. General decree issued from the palace of the Miollis with 6000 troops entered Thuilleries, on the 7th inst, 60,000 Rome on the 2d ult. and occupied conscripts will be taken froin ihe the Castle of St. Angelo. The offi. 80,000 called into service by authocers are quartered upon the nobles rity of the Senatus Consultum of the and the soldiers upon the mona. 21st of Jan. The remaining 20,000 steries.' 1.'

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This morning the Emperor went Of the Secretary of State, Cardinal to the military school and to the :: Cassoni, Feb. 2, 1808. hotel of the invalids. The cannon

og His Holiness Pius VII being un- of the hotel announced the arrival able to conform to all the demands of his Majesty, who visited the made on him by the French govern- church, the wards, the dining-ball, ment, and to the extent required of and every part of that magnificent him, as it is contrary to his sacred establishinent. We are assured also, duties, and the dictates of his con- that he condescended to taste the science; and being thus compelled to soup of the brave veterans, of whom submit to the disastrous consequences the greater number had served under which have been threatened, and to his orders. the military occupation of his capital, Yussuf Bey, the Persian envoy, in case he should not submit to such lest Paris this day, on his return to demands: Yielding, therefore, in all Thilfiran, the residence of the King thumility of heart to the inscrutable of Persia. The Emperor Napoleon determinations of the Most High, he made him a present of arms, of the places his cause in the hands of the manufactory of Versailles. Almighty; and being unwilling to fail March 1.–The Official Journal in the essential obligations of guaran- of this day contains the following arteeing the rights of his sovereignty, ticle, dated Constantinople, Jan.28. he has commanded us to protest, and " General Gardane', ambassador formally protests in his own naine as from the Emperor Napoleon to Periwell as in that of his successors, a- sia, arrived on the Sih of Nov, at gainst any occupation whatever of Koi, the first town on the Persian his dominions, being desirous that the territory. He there found every rights of the holy chair should remain, thing prepared for his reception. He now and henceforward,, uninjured boasts of the complaisance shewn to and untouched. As the vicar on earth .hiin by Prince Abbas. Muiza, the

of that God of Peace who taught, by eldest son of the Persian monarch, - his divine example, humility and pa- and the governor of this frontier

town. In the same place he met the my people, and in promoting the Persian ambassador, on his way to glory of my crown. I have heard France, whose retinue consists of your address with satisfaction, and more than 100 persons, and who you may rely on my protection.” carries with him elegaat and curious Utrecht, Feb. 9. - The minister for presents, to the value of several mil- foreign affairs has given notice to the lions. Among them are the swords diplomatic body, that the king inof Thomarian and Thamas Kouli tends to remove the seat of governKhan. These swords are covered ment to Amsterdam, about the bewith precious stones, and all still in ginning of April, and that his Mas the state in which they were worni jesty hopes all foreign ministers, acby the two conquerors to whom they credited to his court will follow him belonged. These particulars have thither. been communicated by persons be- Banks of the Elbe, Feb. 22. The longing to the einbassy, and who refusal of England to co-operate in have seen the valuable présents." i restoring peace to Europe, is on the

By an imperial decree of the 28th eve of producing measures, the efult. Antwerp is to form a maritime fects of which will soon be felt upon prefectship, to the head of which the continent. What operations will M. Malonet is appointed. i . be undertaken by the armies of the

Another imperial decree of the French and their allies, are not yet 17th of Feb. contains regulations to known; but already on all sides the following effect: “ An embargo movements are observed which inshall be laid on all the Algerine ships dicate the intention of taking the field in the barbours of our empire, and on the return of fine weather. A in those of our kingdom of Italy; formidable army of French and Spaall Algerine subjects shall be arrested niards are assembling in Spain, which and secured in prison; all goods and will be increased to 150,000 men. merchandize belonging to the Dey Preparations are pursued with the of Algiers, or his subjects, which utmost activity on the frontiers of shall be found in our empire, or in Turkey. The Russian troops are our kingdom of Italy, shall be se- advancing in great force on those of questrated. These measures shall Sweden, and we are in momentary continue to be taken as long as the expectation of official intelligence Dey of Algiers retains our Genoese of hostilities having commenced; subjects as slaves in his prisons.”. part of the Dutch troops stationed

March 2.-Two days ago a depu- between the Eins and the Weser will tation of the meinbers of the Insti- be placed on the right bank of the tute belonging to the class of French former, and those which are between language and literature, was admit- the Weser and the Elbe will immeted to an audience of the Emperor. diately advance to the right bank of M. Chenier addressed his Majesty the latter river. . in a speech, describing the progress Bonaparte has appointed his broof literature since the year 1789: to ther-in-law, the Prince of Borghese, which his Majesty made the follown to the new created office of governoring answer: Gentleinen, for the general of the departments beyond French language having become the the Alps. He has also passed a universal language we have to thank decree, giving the rights of a French you, and the ingenious men who citizen, alter 12 month's residence, have sat, and still sit among yon. I to foreigners who introduce any useset a high value on the successiul is- ful invention mir branch of industry sue of your labours, which are e. into that kingdon, qually. advantageous in enlightening

-Cassel, Feb. 16.-A deputationed to penetrate into Finland between of the Jews in the kingdom of West- the Gulph of Finland and Pajana phalia has assembled here, consists" Lake." "The Swedish frontiers on ing partly of rabbies, and partly of that side are not very strong, and elders. On the 8th, the deputation their advanced posts felt back upon were introduced by M. Israel Ja- the approach of the Russians. On cobson, counsellor of finances, to the 24th, ult. part of the 1st. brigade the minister of state, M. Simeon, of the Swedish troops was attacked and aftewards to King Jerome. M. by the Russians, and forced to reJacobson addressed his Majesty in a treat.--The second brigade was at, short speech, and the following is tacked by the Russians on the 25th, pårt of the reply which was made :-- near Artsis, and on the 27th, near

"I am satisfied with your speech. Kakola, but were repulsed by the That'article in the constitution of Swedes. - It was bowever judged my kingdom, which establishes the proper that the two brigades should equality of all religions, is in perfect fall back upon the main budy of the unison with the feelings of my heart, army, The law ought to interrupt no man Baron Jacobi, the Prussian mi. in the exorcise of his worship. Each nister, has returned to this country, subject is as much at liberty to ob- as the commandant of Calais would serve the rules of his faith, as : thé not suffer him to land, or even to King is to follow his religion. The send on shore a letter for Paris, sayduties of the citizen are the only ob- ing, that his orders were peremptor jects which the laws of the govern- ry not to receive any cartel or disment can regulate."

patches from England, Dantze, Feb. 4.- In the night Ministers on the 241h, received between the 1st. and 2d. inst. a fire dispatches from the hon. Mr. Ersbroke out in the tanneries of the old kine, and also from Mr. Rose from town, which raged with such fury, America, of the 24th. of February. that notwithstanding all the assis- They were brought home in the tance that could be given, it conti- Norton packet which arrived in 24 nued burning for 24 hours. In the days from New York. By those adafternoon of the 2d. another confla- vices it appears, that the cominisgration, which threatened to be still sion of Mr. Rose was limited to a more dangerous than the former, settlement of the affairs of the Chesabroke out in a large magazine, which peake, and as he was authorised to had been made into a barrack, but disavow the proceeding on the part the effectual esertions that were of ihe British government, he would made to extinguish it, especially by it is probable have succeeded in the the French troops, soon stopped the object of his mission ; but that the progress of the flames. The city American' cxecutive suill insist on presents a scene of desolation. More mixing their other complaints with than 100 buildings are reduced to this, and require a settlement of the ashes. The steeple of the church whole at once. Mr. Rose had no of the Holy Ghost has fallen down, authority to enter into other matter; and many persons have been maim- and under these circumstances it is ed, and even lost their lives on this understood that he is coming home, disastrous occasion. .

and is to be accompanied by Mr. Two Gottenburgh mails, arrived Nourse, brother to the registrar of on the 20th, with letters to the 12th. the treasury; and that they may inst. announcing that hostilities have wait for the issue of his mission, the commenced between the Swedes and congress is to be adjourned to the the Russians, who, in breaking up beginning of May ; but in the mean from their cantonments, endeavour time the embargo is to continue.

DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE.

The Fifth Report of the commis- states that the late Lord Lake, indesioners of Military Enquiry, consists pendent of his regiment and the goof 274 closely printed folio pages. vernment of Plymouth, was appointThe commissioners remark on the ed, in 1800, commander in chief, and great inconvenience arising from a senior member of the Council of Bendivision of patronage, which has oc- gal, with a fixed salary (exclusive of casioned a much greater expenditure powerful patronage, and the means than would have otherwise occurred. of providing for his family) of The army general hospital systein has* 16,000l. per annum, paid monthly, in been carried to tuo great an extent, a country where the legal interest is and has been very disadvantageous.-- 12l. per cent. Early in 1801, his Theexpenditure for medicines is enor lordship arrived in Bengal, and premous. The medicines, medical stores, vious to August 1803, he had saved and surgical instruments are supplied enough to pay into the hands of Mr. both at home and abroad, by a Mr. John Rudd 38,000l. being the aGarnier, who has a patent for the mount of the whole of his debts. purpose, though no reason has been at this period, and after this payment, assigned for this valuable monopoly. he took the field against the MahratMr. G. executes no part of the busi- tas, and received, as his share of the ness hiinself, and receives a salary in prize-money resulting from the vicaddition to his profits, which appear tories of Allegheer, Delhi, and to be cery great indeed,! His char. Agrah, at least 130,0001.-From ges on a yearly average amount to Sept. 1803 to April 1807, he receiv67,3401. The whole institution ed a farther sum of 56,000l. the seems to have been conducted in a whole, including the payment to Mr. most extravagant manner,and affords Rudd, making 224,000l. exclusive another instance of the mode in which of the interest at 121. per cent. Exthe public money has been squan- clusive of this sum, his son, Lieutdered. The expenditure of wine, Col. G. Lake, who went out with spirts, and porter, has been consider- bis lordship to India as military seable ; for whose use cannot be easily cretary, received 8,000!. a year, paid ascertained. A pipe of wine in ten monthly, while living in the house of days, at the York Hospital, was a com- his father, amounting in six years, to mon average. Among the many a- 48,000l. besides interest, making, buses which the report discovers, are with 15,000l. prize money, a total of those committed in the accounts of 63,0001. which added to the sums the Plymouth Hospital, in the years received by the late Lord Lake, 1796, 1797, and 1798. These con- makes an aggregate of upwards of sist of double charges ; of alterations 300,0001. in six years. This state. in vouchers for the purpose of intro- ment Mr. Paull avers is accurately ducing larger sums in the place of true; and upon this ground he consmaller; and of false entries in the tends, that there is no apparent nemonthly charge, under the head o cessity for the proposed grant of “ small bills."

2,0001. a year. He states, however, Lord Lake.--Mr. Paull has ad- as matter of general rumour, that bis dressed a letter to the electors of lordship disposed of a considerable Westminster, upon the subject of part of his wealth in a most extrathe pension, of 2,000l. a year recent- ordinary manner, by the purchase of ly granted to the two next heirs male an annuity, which must have dice bearing the title of Lord Lake, It with him.

A very numerous meeting of the whom he addressed, and in four . merchants and other inhabitants of hours his address received upwards Liverpool, interested in the trade to of 3,000 signatures, and was sent America, was lately held in that off to London the same evening. town, when the late orders in coạn- Upwards of 12,000 additional signa. cil were taken into consideration. tures, making in the whole 15,000, Mr. Rathbone, in a long and able were received on Thursday from speech, detailed the various advan. Liverpool, and the address was detages this country derived from the livered by the Earl of Derby to American trade, in the course of Lord Hawkesbury, to be presented which, he stated, that nearly five to the King. hundred voyages were made from The signatures to the Leeds petition America to Liverpool alone, in the amount to 28,628, the largest num. . course of a year, in ships, the bur- ber ever signed to a similar docu. den of which amounted to more ment in the West-Riding of Yorkthan 123,000 tons; that the amount shire! The names occupy about of British manufactures annually ex. 7+ skins of parchment, each skin ported to America, was more thail containing seven columns, of names 10 millions ; that government de- closely written; and the parchments rived from the Liverpool portion of' extend to the length of 56 yards. the trade alone, a revenue of not The Stockport petition for peace, less than one million a year, and that is signed by upwards of 12,000 per.'' the average debt due from America sons. It has been presented by Davies to this country, is not less than 12 Davenport, Esq. Member for the millions, the payment of which is county. The Royton petition is sent now interrupted by the embargo in up, signed by upwards of 13,000. the American ports. Two peticions, The petition for peace from Man- . one to the Lords, and the other to. chester and its vicinity has been signthe Commons, were then read and ed by 47,300 persons. unanimously agreed to.

The meetings at Bradford and Another meeting was held at Liver. Huddersfield were very numerous pool on the 15th instant; the Mayor and respectable, and petitions for presided. An address 10 his Majesty peace were voted by very large mawas proposed by Mr. Alderman jorities. Aspinall, which stated the strong The Bingley petition for peace was affection of the inhabitants of Liver- sent to London on the 5th. inst. From pool for his Majesty's person and the returns it appears, that out of a government, and deprecated the population of 2580 competent perianticipation of any evil consequences tioners, 2542 of them signed the perito our commerce from the recent tion, begin a proportion of upwards measures of government.--Mr Rose of Sixty tu One ! coc proposed a different address, de Ireland.-A difference has arisen claring the affection of the inhabi- between the Roman Catholics of En. lants for his Majesty's person and dis and the tilular bishop of that digovernment, and theirdetermination ucese, Dr. O'Shaughnessy, respect. to support him ; but hoping that he ing the appointment of a priest to the will resture, at an early period, the parish of Dromcleft, vacant by the blessings of a general peace.--The decease of the Rev. Dean Barret. Mayor said, the numbers were rear. It was the wish of the inhabitants of ly equal for the first address, but Ennis to have the Rev. Mr, M'Dondeclared it to be carried ; on which ough collated to the yacant parish, 31r. Roscoe retired to the square, but the bishop refused to comply, vyitha a great number of persous, though the application was supported

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