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and captured L'Eclair French cutter privateer, commanded by Jacquiere Toussaint le Terrier, carrying three two-pounders, small arms, and 20 men; from Cherbourg two days, and had not taken any thing.

I have the honour fo be, &c. Vice-admiral Lutwidge, &c. &c. &c.

W. WELLS. Downing Street, December 23. A DISPATCH, of which the following is an extract, dated headquarters, Muhldorf on the Inn, Thursday, 4th December 1800, has been received from William Wickham, Esq. by the Right Hon. Lord Grenville, his Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the foreign department.

The army marched in the night of Tuesday, and before daybreak yesterday morning, towards Hohenlinden, in three columns; the centre along the great road to Munich, which passes through Hohenlinden; the right and left in the woods on each side of the great road.

The corps of General Kienmayer, which was destined to take the enemy in ank, niarched froni Dorfen in the direction of Schwaben.

The columns ought all to have arrived at their destination a little before daybreak, or at the latest hetween eight or nine o'clock; but from a heavy fall of snow and sleet, which continued all night, and the greater part of the morning, the centre column only was at its destination at eight o'clock, whilst both the left and right were still considerably behind; and the left, under General Risch, had, besides, lost its way, and marched to the left towards Ebersberg, instead of turning to the right, in the direction of Hohenlinden.

In this state of things, it appears that the division of General Riche. pance pierced between the left and the centre about nine o'clock, got upon the great road behind the centre, and fell upon the left flank and rear of that column at the time that it had formed in front, and had just begun to attack the enemy's position.

Ï have not yet been able to obtain any accurate account of what passed afterwards; but it seems that the disorder soon became irretrievable, and that the retreat towards the heights of Ramsau was made with very heavy loss, particularly in artillery. Generals Spaniorchi and Loppert are prisoners. I have not yet heard of the loss of any other officers of the same rank.

General Kienmayer was attacked on his march by two divisions from Aerding, and suffered very severely in his retreat, which he made upon Isen in good order, on learning the disaster that had befallen the main army.

From the LONDON GAZETTE, December 27, 1800.

Admiralty Office, December 27, Letter from Captain King, of his Majesty's Ship Sirius, to the Earl of

St. Vincent, My Lord, His Majesty's Ship Sirius, at Sen, December 12. I BEG leave to acquaint you, that his Majesty's ship Sirius, under my command, captured on the 11th instant (Sifarga bearing W. by N. three miles), the Spanisl, merchant-brig Melehura, from Corunna, bound to VOL. X.

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Monte Video, out of port only twenty-four hours. It may be forte satisfaction to your Lordfhip in hearing it is the only Spanith vessel that has failed from Corunna lince the ihip taken by his Majesty's thip Boadicea in August last.

I have the honour to be, &c. The Right Hon. Earl St. Vincent.

RICHARD KING,

Copy of a Letter from Lieutenant Matthew Smith, commanding kis Majelo Schooner Milbrook, to Evan Nepcan, Esq.; dated Oporto, November 14

Sir, I HAVE the honour to enclose, for their Lordships' information, copy of a letter I have this day written to the Right Hon. Lord Keith.

I am, &c.

MATTHEW SMITH.

His Majesty's Schooner Milbroak, off Oporth, My Lord,

November 14. I HAVE the honour to inform your Lordship, that being off Oporto, in his Majesty's schooner Milbrook, under my command, early on the morning of the 13th inftant, we fell in with a French ship wearing : pendant, apparently a frigate, mounting 36 guns; and as I had at that time two brigs of the Newfoundland convoy under my protection, and several veffels appearing in the offing, which I have every reason to fup. pose part of that convoy also, I determined, as the only means of pre serving them, to give her battle, and made fail to close with her accord ingly; at the same time with a view of increasing our distance from the convoy.

It was nearly calm when the action commenced at eight A. M. and continued till near ten, when the enemy's colours came down ; but the Milbrook at this time having her mafts, yards, fails, and rigging very much cut, and 10 of her guns disabled, 'I could not prevent his taking advantage of a light breeze springing up, assisted by his sweeps, to get away from us.

The bravery and steady conduct of the officers and seamen under my command, against such superior force in the disabled state of the Mil. brook, for a long time with only three guns opposed to the enemy's broadside, and their activity in changing her position with the oars (not a fail set) whilst exposed to his raking us for fifteen minutes, merits my highest commendation, and does them the greatest credit : but I thould fail in my duty if I did not in the strongest manner recommend to your Lordship's notice, Mr. Thomas Fletcher, the nafter, who, wounded in the beginning of the action, continued on deck, exerting himself with the greatest bravery; as did alfo Mr. Thomas Groves, the clerk, and Mr. Jose de Sa, the Portuguese pilot.

I enclofe a list of the wounded, and have the honour to be, &c.
Right Hon. Lord Keith."

MATTHEW SMITH.

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List of wounded. Eight feamen and 1 marine, feverely. Mr. Thomas Fletcher, master; Mr. J. Paster, surgeon's mate; and i seaman, Nightly, Total~-2 petty officers and io seainen.

MATTHEW SMITH.

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Copy of e Letter from Mr. Richard Le Gallais, Commander of the Comus

private Ship of War, to Edar Nepean, Esq., dated at Jersey, the 20th
inftant.

Sir,

I HÁVE the honour to inform you, that being on a cruise in the
Comus privateer, I captured, the 7th inftant, a French chasse-marée,
mounting three three-pounders, laden with hides; and the next day, 8th
instant, after a chase of seven hours, boarded and took possession of the
French brig letter of marque Rocou, pierced for 14 guns, and had on
board 12 fix and two two-pounders, but only four fix pounders mounted,
from Cayenne, bound to Bourdeaux, laden with cotton and rice. I am
happy to add the brig is safely arrived in Guernsey, and the chasse-marée
ia this island.

I have the honour to be, &c.

RICHARD LE GALLAIS.

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the rupture of the armistice in Germany,

92— Imperial proclamation, announcing
BERCROMBY, Gencral, and Lord its rupture, 117-Concluded by Moreau,

Keith, their letter to the governor of on condition of the cession of Ulm, In-
Cadiz, 262

golfiadt, and Philişibuig, 132-Order of
Account, official, of the engagement be- the day, announcing the above in the

tween the Danith frigate Freya and an Batavian army, 133-Augereau's notice
English frigate, 83

of its rupture, 296--Of Steyer, 362
Adams, Mr. Prefident the United States Arrest of ihe editors of the Censeur, at

of America, his specch on the opening of Hamburgh, in pursuance of the requisition
Congress, 339

of the Ficuch minifter, 80
Address of the First Conful to the govern- Article, relative to the Englith expedition to

ment of Lombardy, 46---Of the fame in the French coast, 30--Published by the
the Champ de Mars, ibid.--Of General Danith Consul at Hanıburgh, relative to
Dupont on introducing the French mini- the capture of the Freya frigate, 79
fer to the Consulta at Turin, 100---Of Articles of the capitulation of Malta, 153
the French minister on his first audience Algereau, French General, his letter to the
at the court of Copenhagen, 123

merchants of Frankfort promising them
Addreftes to the First Consul on his return protection, 79-His proclamation to the
from the armies, 52

inhabitants of the countries of the Empire
Algiers, its unlimited armistice with France, at war with Francc, 118–His order, an-

vi--Letter from the French minister of nouncing the refumption of hoftilities,
marine, announcing the signing of preli- 152-Protection granted by him to the

minaries of peace beiween it and France, 81 country of Nafu, 157--His notice of
Alquier, French ambassador at Madrid, bis the rupture of the armistice, 296

account of the attack of the English upon Auftrian government, notification of its
Ferrol, 108

commissary, announcing the restoration
America, its convention with France, x-

of the Pope, 29
Its treaty with Prussia,xxv--Speech of the

President on the meeting of Congress, 3:9
American Thip Pigou, decision of the Frenci

B.
Council of Prizes relative to it, 8
Answer of the Senate of Frankfort 10 Au- Ball, Alexander, commander of the English

gereau's letter of the 7th of August, pro- naval force before Malta, his summons to
miting that city protection, 79—Uf Mo- General Vaubois, commander of the place,
reau to the note from the ministers of to surrender, 325- Ditto, 326
several neutral powers, relative to the Batavian army, order of the day in it, an-
contributions imposed on the city of Ra- nouncing the rupture of the armistice in
tisbon, 87-Of the Danish minister to Germany, 92
Lord Whitworth's note, relative to neutral Batavian Directory, its official communica-
Thips sailing under convoy, 96--Of Count tion of the signing of the preliminaries of
Bernstorf to Mr. Merry, relative to the peace between France and Austria, 78
Danish frigate, 113

Bavaria, its declaration respecting the politi-
Armed neutrality, Emperor of Rusha's de- cal opinions of its fares, 1—Its procla-
claration concerning i?, 334

mation, relative to the contribution im-
Armifice, unlimited, between Algiers and posed on by Moreau, ICO-Proclama-

France; vi---Between Tunis and France, tion published by the Eleétor, relative to
X--of Castiglione, xxiii--Order of the the conduct to be pursued by liis fubjects
day in the Batavian army, announcing

towards the French troops, 15!

Baudot,

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Bargot, his letter to the interpreter of the R. Bickerton, relative to its blockade,
Subline Porte, 240

60-Account of the arrival of the Eng.
Berottorf, Danith minister, his answer to liih, 260--The gove nor's letier tv Genc.

Lord Whirworth's nore, relative to the ral Ate.cromby and Lord Kciti, 262-
rights of neutral vessels tailing under con- Their answer, ibil.-- 1 he governor's re-
voy, 96--- His answer to Mr. Merry's ply, 263
leciei, relative to the capture of the Daniib Cansulation of S..vona, iv - Of Malta, 152
frig.ite, 113

Carnor, his letter to the prefects and gene-
Bickerton, Sir Richard, his notice to the ras, relative to the armies, 40--His let-

confuls of neutral nations at Cadiz, de- ter, relative to the treataicnt of Russian
claring his intention to enforce the block- prisoners, 62--His letter to the First
ade of that city, 60

Contul, approving the conduct of particu-
bolcmia, proclamation of the Archduke lar distridis on the appearance of the Eng-

Charles for railing a military force in that lith upon the coast, 65
country, 293

Carysfort, Lord, his correspondence with
Bohemian government, its proclamation, the Pruflian minister, reative to the Prul-

requiring contributions in fire-arms, &c. fian p:ize carried into Cuxhaven, and the
for the dcfence of the Empire, 127

occupation of that place by the King of
Pologna, General Dupont's letter complain- Pruuli, 336
ing of excelles in that country', 158

Caic of the Swedish convoy, 3
Bonaparte, his proclamation, leurganizing the Castiglione, armistice of, between the French

Calpine republic, 25-His address to and Allirian armies, xxvii
the governnient of Lombardy, 4"--His Censeur, its editors arıçfted at Hamburgh,
addiess in the Champ de Mars, ibid. --His at the requibition of the French minister,
act, propoling General Vaubois to a place 80
in the Confervative Sentie, for his services Chancery of the Directorial Legation of Au-
in 'Malta, 57-llis letter to the com- Itria, its notification relative to the great
mictee of the Ligurian governmert, 61- concourte of foreigners at Vienna, 100
His orders, relative to the marine, 62-- Charles, Archduke, bis proclamacion for
Ditto, ibid --His letter, relative to the railing a force in Bohemia &c. 243-
conduct of certain diftricts, in the differ- His proclamation, previous to his depar-
ent attempts of invation made by the ture iu take the command of the army,
English, 64--Outline of his tint alleged 345
proposition to ihe Emperor, 69----kis Citalpine republic, proclamation of Bons-
communication respecting the Emperor of parte, reorganizing it, 2.4--Goeral orders
Germany, at the festival of the republic, aileéting it, published at Milan, by the
136--His communication on the armi- commander of the army of Italy, 115
ftice of Steyer, 366

Clement, his proc mation to the Tuscan
,Bonaparte, Lucien, his speech on the fête of

people, 2-8--Conreation entered into by
the republic, 141

him pieviends to his taking policilion of
. Bonnet, General, his order for the safeguard Leghorn, 291
of Ratisbon, 131

Cobeutz.cl, bis nnte, renouncing his appoint-
Botta, member of the Contulta, his speci to mnt to the place of minister, 255
the French minister General Jourdan, Colaud, French general, his ierter, rofuling

to accede to anangements proposed by ide
Bourgoing, French minister, his address on Auitrian General Simbluheni, 67

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his first audience at the cult of Copenha- Colloredo, the Imperial minifter, his anu et
gen, 173

to the Pruffian onte, complaining of the
Brune, his proclamation on succeeding Mar- violation of the northern line of demarca-
-' sena in the command of the army of Italy, tion of Germany by Aulia, 331

93--Ditto to the army, ibid. --To the Communication, official, from the First
Cilalpine republic, 94--Toihe Ligurian Cortid to the citize atınold at the
people, ibid. --To the people of Piedmont, tetival of the republic, 136 -- Of Bona-
95--His proclamation on the renewid of

patie, setpeetmg the aimilline of Steyer,
boftilities, 333

366
, Buys,, B.itavian minifter, his note to his cungicis of Luneville, dic.ee relative to it,
Swedish Majesty, on the affair wit Bunico

159
lona, 338

Cunipimey, royalift, t Paris, its plan, 53
Conftat, Benjamin, hiperrh, 18

Contribution, onder imporing ove on Fran.
c.

Conin, 27 ---Ditto, on Luc7, 44 --Di.

plomatic noic, relative to that imposed
Cadiz, letters relative to the pestilential dif- on the city of Railbon, 86--General
femper at chat city, 51---Notice from Sir 11.c.lu's antic", ibid.

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