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wards' Schlingen. It took poffeffion of The enemy, finding that the operations the heights opposite the enemy's position of the day had completely prepared the behind Schlingen, and maintained them way for an attack upon the heights of under a severe cannopade.

Tannenkirchen (which was to have taken General La Tour's column marched place this morning), did not chase to from Vegelheim through Feldberg. The await it, but retreated in the night. His right wing of it attacked the enemy in rear-guard quitted the heights bebind the vineyards between Feldberg and Schlingen about four o'clock this morning, Schlingen, whilft the left drove them out and he appears to be retiring towards his of Eckenhein, then passed the ravine, and Tete-de. Dont at Huningen. attacked the woody hills behind it. The I have the honour to be, &c. nature of the ground was fuch, that both

ROBERT CRAUFURD. there attacks inet with the most obftinate relittance, the right, however, at length

Head-Quarters of his Royal High. lucceeded in forcing the enemy to quit the

nefs the Archduke Charles of vineyards, and retire behind Liel, and the

Auftria, Mappach, oa. 17, left, afier Jriving them out of a great part

1796. of the wood, took a position with its right

MY LORD, flank to Nieder Eckenheim, and its left

I HAVE the honour to inform your extending towards Feuerbach.

Lordship, that in the course of lat night General Nauendorf's column had pre. General Moreau's army retreated across meded General La Tour's as far as Feld. the Rhine at Honingen. berg, from whence it took to the left The laft of bis rear-guard was this along the foot of the mountain, on which morning till on the heights of Weiller, stands the castle of Burgleim. It then die on which he had constructed a large and vided into several columns; one of these solid work; but, after a little fkirmiflaattacked the village of Sitzenkirchen, and ing with the husars, they evacuated the after carrying il, descenured by the ravine height and redoubt before any infantry I have described towards Candern. Ano. could.conie up; and nothing now remains ther column of much more confiderable on this side the river but a few troops in force, to the left of the former, was com a small Tete-de-Pont, behind which is a manded by General Nauendorf himself. kind of horn-work, lately constructed og He aliacked the strong height ftuated be, the illand called Shueter Insel. tween the ravine of Sitzenkirchen and that I have the honour to be, &c. of the Candern, and having gained pos

ROBERT CRAUFURD. fellion of them after much oppofition, ke arrived immediately above the town of Candern. A third column of Light In

ADMIRALTY-OFFICE, NOV. 19, 1996. fanıry and Hufars, commanded by Ma. Extrait of a Letter from Caplaru Mourry jar-General Merfeld, drove the enemy

Commander of bis Majesty's Ship Me. from the strong woody heights to the right

lympus, to Evan Mepean, E. dated of Sitzenkirchen, and got poffeßion of all

off ihe pile of Wigbt, Nov. 141 1796. the high ground between Candera and I HAVE to acquaint you, for the inFeuerbach, which forms a part of the formation of their Lorddhips, that yesterchain that runs between the heads of the day morning at day-light his Majesty's thips savines, and is connected with the high Minerva and Melampus drove a French hill between Tannenkirk and Liel. By National Corvette on thore in the entrance this means General Merfeld was enabled of Barfleur Harbour. The wind being so eltablih a communicarion near Feuer. directly on shore, and the tide falling, it bach with General La Tour's left. The was impossible for his Majesty's tips ta enemy was now allo driven from the vile get near enough to destroy her ; but I have lage of Candern.

no doubt the must be totally Jott, it being General Nauendorf's corps had been in near half ebb when the struck, parch all nighi, and, owing to the extreme Captain Peyton having ordered me to barnels of the roads in the mountains (ren- work up towards Havre, with the Me. dered almost impollable), had not been able lampus and Childers, we paried from the to commence its real attack tillewo o'clock, Minerva in the evening, and at eight fo that it was late in the afternoon before A. M. ihis morning, the Childers being in it succeediad as far as I have mentioned. company, we discovered a fhip, to which An extrem, thick mist, followed by a vio- we gave chafe : at four P. M. we began lent forn, which laft:d till dark, put an to fire our bow guns at her, which die euj to the action.

returned with what guns the could bring

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to bear r at half past five, being within ADMIRALTY-OFFICE, NOV. 18, 1796. half musket fhot, and going to give her a Copy of a Letter from Commodore Sir J. broadfide, the discharged her guns in the B. Warren to Vice- Admiral Colpoys, air, and truck her colours. She proves to

dated on board bis Majesty's Slip La be L'Etna, of 18 twelve pounders and Pomone, at Sea, 2d inft. 137 men, commanded by Citizen Joseph Sir, I beg leave to inform you, that La Coudrais

, à national corvette, from this morning, Uhant bearing N. E. by Havre bound to Brest, laden for the Re. E. eight leagues, I discovered his Majet. public with naval and military stores, and ty's ship Thalia in chase of a strange fáil ; various other articles. The prisoners in. and the Artois being pretty well to windo form me, that the other corvette ashore at ward, I made her signal to join tire pursuit Barfleur had failed the night before L'Etna also, and have the satisfaction to fay, that did from the bason of Havre, is called Sir Edmund Nagel brought her to at eleL'Etonnant, mounting 18 eighteen poun. ven A. M. Ulhant then bearing N. E. by ders, bound for Breft, and laden with na. E. 11 leagues : the proves to be Le Frank: val and military stores. They are bothlin, mounting 12 fix pounders, and a quite new, very compleat Ships, and their complement of 100 men. sarit cruize.

I have the honour to he, &c. Extralt of a Letter from Captain Bowa.

JOHN WARREN. ter, Commander of bis Majefty's Ship

Vice-Admiral Colpoys, &c.
Trent, to Evan Nepean, Esq. dated
Yarmouth Roads, O., 16, 1796.

You will be pleased to inform their

Paris papers down to the ad inità
Lordships, that, in consequence of the re-

contain a boasting account from the presentation of the Mayor of Yarmouth, French Generals Buonaparte and Berinforming me that two mips pasling be- thier, of their late victory over

the Aue tween Ouney-Bay and this place, were ata Atrians, on the isth and 16th Nov. tacked by a small cutier privateer off

The following is Berthier's Letter Southwold, on Monday eve, about nine o'clock; I yelterday morning dispatched Head Quarters at Verona, 2gtb Brum, the Phoenix hired cutter in quest of her,

"After the moft difficult manoeuvres, and to give information to the Espeigie 'the most obftinate battles, eight days brig,, on that station.

without putting off our boots, we have Thursday Morning, Nov. 17. beat General Alviäzy, and pursued his The wind blowing very hard all day corps as far as Vicenza. Five thousand yesterday from the westward, prevented my prisoners, three thousand fkilled and sending this to the Poft, and since that wounded, four stand of colours, twelve time the Phenix has returned to this place, pieces of cannon, are the fruits of this bringing in with her the privateer cutter victory. D'Alvinzy has rallied behind the was sent afier. The privateer had the Bretna. Davidovich, igaorant of been four days from Dunkirky and had what has happened to Alvinzy, is on taken a light collier brig the day before she the right bank of the Adige, after hav. was captured

ing forced the division of Vaubois, and

has advanced on the other side from Copy of a Letter from Lieutenant Wil.

liam Sharp, commanding bis Majesty's Rivoli: we doubt not but he will re-
bired armed Cutler the Dover, 10 Evan

tire : if he preferves his position, he

will soon be in our power, with the Neprar, Elų, dated Swansea, Nov. 16,

6000 men that he cominands. 3796.

“Long live the army of Italy ! -Pre.. Sir, I am to acquaint you, for the in- fently Mantua will be in our power. formation of their Lordships, that on the Izth inst. I captured, in his Majesty's li- We had two generals mortally Wound.

“ Never was a pattie more bloudy. red armed cutter Dover, under my com

ed, and five who it is hoped, may remand, seven leagues south of the Land's cover-two aid-de-camps of che Geve. End, the Providence lugger privateer, a ral in Chief and an adjucario general new falt-sailing vessel, carrying four three killed. pounders, pierced for eight, with 29 men,

“I have not time to say more ; we Cut four days from St. Maloe's, and had have again to fight; no repose till the not taken any thing,

enemy is destroyed.
I am, Sir, &c.

VOL. XXX. DEC, 1796,




General Moreau writes to the Direce Private letters announce, that Gedeo tory as follows, dated 2d Frimaire (Nov. ral Moreau was Nightly wounded in the 22.).

head by a bail, and that one of his Aid. • The garrison at Kehl made this de-camps had the lower part of his leg morning a vigorous sortie, to reconnoitre not away. the line of the circumvallation of the The Deputies of Modena, Ferrara, enemy:

Reggio, &c. have separated, after dea “ General Desaix was charged with creeing the abolition of the privileges of the attack of the right-General Decaen the nobles and clergy, and publishing was in the centre, and General Sice on two manifeftoes to the people of Italy, the left.

afsuring them it was the wish of the “ The whole line of the enemy was new Republic to live in peace with all forced, without a shot being fired: the their neighbours. A special deputation enemy abandoned all their artillery, was sent to Milan to notify the new which was instantly spiked. Could we conftitution. This assembly is to meet have anticipated a success fo complete, again at Reggio on the 34th of Decem. and had artillery horses ready, we might ber. In the mean while a Military have taken twenty pieces of cannon. Commission is appointed to organize the With the horses which we could spare National Guard, and raise five cohorts, from our own, we could only bring off one of which may be formed oor of foten pieces. We made from 600 to 700 reigners. It is added, that it did not prisoners, amongst whom were twenty appear, that the province of Romagna officers, including a colonel and a major. would join the confederation, or that Such was the result of this sally. the French were in earneft in seizing

(Signed) MOREAU." the Pope's provinces.
DEC. 5.

Six ditto on

Saturday, THE following mode of raising the Loan One ditto, 20 min. Monday,

of 18 millions was proposed and recommended by the Bank Directors on Wed- Fifteen hours, 20 min. nesday last. One million was subscribed by the Bank in their corporate capacity, tendered a draft at fight on his Banker


The Duke of Bridgewater actually and four hundred thousand pounds by the for the 200,000l, which he subscribed Directors individually; and before the close of the books the first day, five millions to the New Loan! which of course were subscribed by different merchants and could not be accepted, as the A&t is not others.

yet paffed. At ten o'clock this morning the par- 9. Francis Duon was indi&ted for lour doors at the Bank were opened, the wilful murder of David Brewer, by before which time the lobby was crowd- giving him feveral wouuds on the head, ed. Numbers could not get near the and in the fide, with a clasp knife, on books at all; while others, to testify Thursday the roth of Noveinber, and their zeal, called to the persons at the William Arnold and William Ryan, fer books then figning, to put down their aiding and abetting him in the said mur. names for them, as they were fearful of der. being but out. At about twenty mi.

On the night of Wednesday the gth nutes past eieven the Subscription was of November, the patroles observed two declared to be completely full, and hunodreds in the room were reluctantly Cow & rofs, and, following them up,

men go up Pipe maker's-alley, near obliged to go away. By the post innu. observed one of them, which proved to merable orders came from the country be Dunn, with a knife in his hand. for subscriptions to be put down, scarce; They interrogated him as to what he ly one of which could be executed. And

was doing with it; but he refusing to long after the Subscription was closed, satisfy them, they took him to the persons continued coming, and were

watch-house, of which the deceased Mr. obliged to depart aisappointed. It is a curious fact, and well worth they had no charge again it them, and a

Brewer was the keeper ; however, as ftating, that the Subfcription tomplete publican appearing in their behalf

, they ly filled in fifteen hours and twenty

were discharged. minutes : Two hours on Thursday,

The next night there was a club held Six ditto on Friday, at the Sun, Cow Cross; at which, among


others, was a witness of the name of the watch-house the night before with

Toombs, who stated that, on his refur. a knife, was one of them that had cut ing to fing, several persons insulted him, and the cutting drover another. him; and that the prisoner Dunn even On being aked if they meant Arnold, went so far as to tear his coat, on which they said, Yes. he went down, and brought up three The Surgeon described Mr, Brewer watchmen. On their coming into the to have received three wounds, one at room, and one of them proposing to see the top of the head through the skull; cure the door, they all, to the amount of another in the left temple down to the twenty-five or twenty-fix, began to at. chin, which went the whole length to tack the watchmen. Dunn knocked the bone; and a third under the blade. one of them down, and they were glad bone of the right shoulder, three inches to get out of the house, in doing which long, and one inch deep; there wounds they were followed by the whole that brought on an inflammation, that inflam. were in the room.

mation a fever, and were consequently - From one Harris, another of the the cause of his death. Club, it appeared, that when they got • Arnold was taken the next day in into the street, they milled one of their Smithfield, Ryan a few days after on party, whereupon they returned to the board the Sans-Pareil at Spithead, and Sun, and, finding the door fastened, Dunn in the neighbourhood of Cow, Dunn and Ryan got in at the window, Cross. and then opened the door for the rest; Being called upon for their defence, but not finding their companion, one of Ryan said, conscious of his own innothem suggested he might be taken to the cence with respect to the murder, he watch-house, to which Dunn went first, should leave it with his Counsel. Williams next, then Arnold, and the Mr. Justice Grose then fummed up rest followed. Another witness and the evidence, and explained the law the deceased , Brewer, seeing them upon the case, particularizing the differcoming, fhut to the upper part of the ent points as far as they were corrobo. door, it Thutting with a hatch; this rated against either or all the prisoners ; they foon forced open, and three of observing also the difference, as it apo them entered; when two women swore peared to him, there was in the guilt of to seeing one of them strike Mr. Brewer the prisoners. over the head, and another punching The Jury, after remaining out of him on the side. They then came out, Court about twenty minutes, brought and being met by another party, Dunn in their verdict-Dunn and Arnold, said to them,

«i Damin him, I've cut Guilty-Ryan, Not Guilty. his bloody eyes out.” Dunn at this As the Recorder was proceeding to time had a knife in his hand, which, as pass fentence on thein, Dunn said he he came out of the watch-house, he was had a favour to beg of the Court, which noticed to wipe on his coat; Arnold was, that as but one life had been lost, also had a knife in his hand; and it the law would be satisfied with one as was proved by feveral witnesses, and an atonement. He fought not to save two accomplices, that the whole party his own life, for he had unfortunately proceeded in a riotous manner, knock for the last ten years committed innuing down several watchmen, and that merable offences ; and therefore, if Dunn in particular kept his knife in mercy could be thewn, his fellow-fufhis hạnd, and seeing one of the patrole ferer was more deserving of it than himat the corner of the street in their way, felf: all he could hope for was the inhe ran up to him, and cut him under the dulgence of little more time than was chin, and his coat behind; and after commonly allowed in these cases, to this he made a thrust at a gentleman make his peace with God. whom they met as he was turning up

The Recorder declared that it was Saffron-hill.

not in his power to grant either, and After they left the watch-house, Mr. then pronounced the sentence to be, Brewer came to the door, wiping his that they be executed on Monday fol. face, and ftanding, as the witnesses lowing, and that their bodies bé de. termed it, in his blood; he was after. livered to the surgeons for dissection; wards taken to St. Bartholomew's which was executed accordingly. Hospital, and on the Saturday evening hç It is a curious fact ascertained by Dr. expired; previous to which, however, Heberden the younger, in a paper prehe said to one Willey, and to Coleman, sented to the Royal Society, that the that he was a dead man, and that he be excess of the mortality in January lieved the man whom they brought to 1795, above that of January 1796, was not less than 1352 persons. “A num- Answer from the Minister of Exterior Res ber," says the Doétor,“ sufficient surely lations to tbe Note of LORD MALMES to awaken the attention of the most pre. BURY. judiced admirers of a frosty winter." In answer to the Note delivered yer. The January of 1795 was a very severe terday, 26 Nov. (0. S.) 6 Frimaire, by month, and that of the present year so Lord Malmesbury, the underwritten Temarkably mild, that most people com- Minister of the Exterior Relations is plained of the unscasonableness of the charged by the Executive Directory to weather, and apprehended dreadful obferve, that the antivers made on the effects relative to health; apprehensions 5th and 22d Brumaire (26 Oct. 12 Nov.) which this interesting fact seems to re- included the acknowledgement of the solve into mere vulgar prejudice.- principle of compensation, and that, to What renders this fact more striking, is do away all pretext for further discusthis following remark, to use the Doc. fion upon that point, the underwritten, tor's own words: “Though I have only in the name of the Executive Directory, Stared the evidence of two years, the again makes a formal and positive decla. same conclufion may universally be ration of she same, in consequence of drawn; as I have learned froin au which Lord Malmesbury is again ia, examination of the weekly bills of mor. vited to give an immediate categorical tality for many years. These two sea- answer to the proposal made to him on fons were chosen as heing each of them the 22d Brumaire (12 Nov.) and very remarkable, and in immediate suc- which is conceived in there ierms: cesfion one to the other, and in every “ The underwritten is charged by the body's recollection."

Executive Directory to invite you to

point out, without delay, and nominally, CORRESPONDENCE between Lord the objects of reciprocal compensation


Paris, Frimaire 7. (Continued from Page 388.) Auftver from LORD MALMESBURY 10 Note from LORD MALMESBURY to the ibe Nore from ibi Minifier of ibe Exit

French Minister of Exterior Relations. rior Relations, of the 7ıb Frimaire.

THE Court of London, informed of The under mentioned Minister Ple. what passed in consequence of the last nipotentiary from his Britannic Majelty, Memorial sent by their orders to the in answer to the Note dated this mornMinister of Exterior Relations, do not ing, and which was delivered to him en find there is any thing to add to the the part of the Minister of Exterior Reanswer given by the underwritten to lations, haftens to assure hin, that he the two questions which the Directory will not delay a moment to communicatę. thought proper to address to him. the fame to his Court, from whence he

The Court of London thus ftill ex. muft necessarily wait further orders bepects, with the greatest interest, the ex- fore he can explain himself upon the im: plication of the sentiments of the Direc- portant points contained in the said Note, tory respecting the principle proposed

MALMESBURY, on their part as the basis of the nego

Paris, Nov. 17, 1796., ciation, the adoption of which appears the most proper means of accelerating Saturday, Dec. 24, was announced the progress of a discussion so important the total failure of the mission of Lord to the happiness of many nations. The Malmesbury, by the arrival of Mr. underwritten has in consequence re- Brookes, the Messenger, at the Secreceived orders to renew the demand of a' tary of State's Office, with dispatches candid and precise answer on the subject, from his Lordship, containing the intelin order that his Court may know ligence, that the answer of the French exactly, and with certainty, whether Minister Delacroix to the last Note pre. the Directory, will accepe of the said fented by him demanded of his Lordpropofition, whether they wish to make hip immediately to quit Paris; in com. any changes or modifications whatever pliance with which he proceeded to in it, or laftly, whether they would make the neceffary preparations for his propose any other principle to answer departure. the same purpose.

Paris Journals of the zit inft. ftate, (Signed) MALMESBURY. that Lord Malmesbury had been reParis, Nov. 26, 1796.

quired, by the Executive Directory, to

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