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the scene of action; 5000 Turks very jealous of their alies the French, were left dead on the field, a great consider it an useless enlargement pumber taken prisoners, 15 cannons, of territory, and a needless employand 30 standards, among which ment of the forces of the Emperor were the banners of the Seraskier, on remote service, without any ades fell into the hands of the victors. quate benefit; while the English The Turks, who escaped the slaugh- party, whose feeble voice is scarcely ter, fled in the utmost terror and heard, dwells on the impolicy of a confusion to Kersgun and Silistria, measure by which the heart of the and were pursued 35 wersts. After Russian empire is laid open to the this signal victory, the following inroads of the troops of the King of forts were taken, viz. on the right Saxony, by his possession of New bank of the Danube Kersgun, and Gallicia, assisted upon any trivial on the coast of the Black Sea Kis- pretence by the armies of France. tendschi and Magolia. The con- Such a measure, they insist, endanquest of these were the fore-runner gers the very existence of Russia as of a still more important military an independent government. While
Austria remained the barrier, she On the 14th of September, the was in comparative security. celebrated and strong fortress of Is- Some few, who class themselves mail surrendered; the conquest of with neither party, contemplate this which, in all former wars of the Ot-. treaty merely as the prelude to the toinan Porte, had been purchased re-establishment of the kingdom of by a considerable loss of men, but Poland, which with the aid of the was now delivered up to the victo- forces of Bonaparte, may keep in rious arms of his Imperial Majesty, check either the growing power of without bloodshed.
Austria or Russia. Petersburgh, Oct. 27. Since the The ministry are, to all intents signature of the treaty of Vienna, it and purposes, completely of the has almost wholly engrossed the French, the people of solid property public attention: so much so, that and understanding are of the Rus* little else has been talked of. In sian, and the merchants are chiefly of this city has far as they dare, people the English party. By the first the are divided into three parties: the Emperor is flattered; by the second French party by far the strongest; he is respected, because they be the Russian party, which ranks next lieve him deceived ; by the last he is in number; and the English party, disliked. This is the present state which is weak indeed. It may not of parties here; and as the French be unentertaining or uninstructive are by far the most powerful, there to give you a sketch of their various is no probability of a change. opinions concerning the late arrange- Ronda, Oct. 24.--Is it true that
General Wilson is recalled? We In the first place the French party could spare another English general are for ever endeavouring to point much better ; for if þe is, as I learn out the infinite and incalculable ad by your public dispatches, only a vantages resulting to Russia from it; partizan, he suits us much better the extent of territory, and the in- than your consummate generals do, crease of power acquired, and the who despise our troops, calumniate commanding authority it gives her our commanders, consume our proover her old enemy, Austria ; the visions, and, with the bravest army check to all her proceedings, and in the universe, do us no good at all. the curb upon all her designs. 'The We are on the eve of great changes, Russian party, wko by the bye are if Napoleon, from employment in
the stoutest. Many of the men declare, goons, drinking in a tavern, quarrelthat they would rather be in the led amongst themselves. The man West Indies, for this country is so of the house went out and called in dry, and the atmosphere so warm; the Portuguese police, who attacked that it melts our men and horses to the dragoons and shot one of them death. During our campaign in dead. The dragoons' immediately Porto in the spring (of which I wrote drew their swords, killed three of the you an accounts) as the fields were police and wounded several. One of in bloom, we gave the cavalry green the police placed himself behind a wheat, which kept them very well; door where he expected some of the but afterwards, when we marched dragoons would enter; but it hapinto Spain, in the dry burning sea- pened to be his own officer that fitst son, we had nothing for them but came in. : The police man ran him Indian corn; the effect was terrible; through the heart, and he instantly you might trace the route by the expired.” horses dead upon the road : it is just Rio Janeiro, Sept. 26.--The difthe same with the men, they turn ficulties with respect to the trade faint and pale, and lose their strength. and intercourse with the Spanish
“ From the change in military es- colonies are as great as ever, and tablishments in the present age, it is are likely rather to be increased than a folly for our army to attempt any diminished. On the part of the Porthing, where they are exposed to luguese government there is no apthe main force of France. Our ex
pearance of conciliation; and the peditions, though they make much Spaniards, decply involved in their noise while fitting out, when brought own affairs, pay little attention to into the field, are only small detach- the concerns of the Brazils. With ments, compared to the enemy they all these circumstances contending are sent to meet. I have often thought, against it, is it probable that trade, that the situation of an English gene- let its efforts be what they may, will ral in the field, and a French admi- be able to struggle with embarrassral on the ocean, is ncarly similar, ments which no one in authority they are both sent upon enterprizes seems disposed to remove. without adequate means, and our Since the arrival of the Spanish plan of dealing with allies is the governor, Balthazar, at Buenos Ayres, inost disagrecable for an army. I new restrictions have been put on have had opportunities of seeing the trade, and little hope can be reasondistressing situation of a commander ably entertained that they will be who had to combat ąn enemy
removed. perior force, and depend upon men Rotterdam, Nov. I--The followi whom he knew nothing of; there is ing is an extract of a letter from also distrust and division in the Marshal Dumonceau to his Majesty, measures of an allied army: it is dated the 1st. inst. from his headimpossible to prevent it. The Spa- quarters at Goes: niards just now consider us, I believe, Sire--I have the honour of still nearly as much their enemies as the being enabled to transmit to your French, The Portuguese are very Majesty the most satisfactory intelkind, but they are a set of poor ani- ligence with regard to the conduct of mals, of little importance; if Napo- the Dutch troops, and also the state lcon brings back his grand army, of defence of the most important these countries must fall in a short points in the different islands of this time.
department. From every informar “ A serious affray touk place late- tion that I can learn, it appears that ly at Belem :---some of the Ist dra- the views of the cnemy are excln
sirely confined to the town of Flush- Fleets, but we do not know whether ing, and that all the accounts of to believe it or not. their having received reinforcements Among the melancholy accounts are unfounded. On the contrary, the received from Walcheren relative to enemy's force in that quarter rather the unremitting progress of disease seems to be reduced; for in the course among our troops, it is stated that of last weck upwards of 700 sick the 26th regiment, which upon its were embarked from the Island of first introduction to the island conWalcheren for England. The mala- sisted of 750 effective men, is abso. dies which prevail among the ene- lutely reduced to 30. Still all the my's troops are decidedly to be as- men capable of working are perpetu. cribed to the climate and the season; ally employed in improving the forand it is therefore but natural to con- tifications of Flushing, and in raisclude, that they should equally ef- ing strong works at Armeiden, which fect your Majesty's troops; though, was conceived to be the point most on the other hand, the great atten- accessible by any invasion of the tion of the medical department, and enemy from Beveland. every possible assistance in the royal hospitals, have been attended with Letters and papers have been rethe happiest effect: so that in the ceived from Norfolk in Virginia, and course of last month, no less than from Boston in New England, to 1525 men were discharged from the the date of the 16th ult. By 'some : hospitals, and joined their respec- of these it appears, that the President tive corps."
was not expected to arrive in WashFrom a return of the same date, ington until the 20th of that month; transmitted by the Marshal, it ap- and it is mentioned as the general pears, that there still remained in
opinion, that congress would insist the hospital six officers and 799 men on the ratification of the treaty with sick, and one officer and 595 on the Mr. Erskine, before any diplomatic list of convalescents.
conference would be entered upon Flushing, Nov. 18.—We have not with Mr. Jackson. No doubt was received any official notification of entertained but that the non-interthe intention of government to aban- course act would be enforced with don this island, but every thing in-. the utmost vigour towards this coundicates that it will speedily take try, until it should be superseded by place. Our merchants are making some amicable arrangement. The every pre paration, by selling their return of the Violet, in ballast, con
goods, and it has subsisted in some firms this representation. degree as a matter of conversation, Intolerance in Jamaica.--The folbecause every body supposcs that it lowing article is copied from the will happen
Kingston Gazette, of Sept. 20.Cargoes of sick are almost daily “ On Wednesday, came on to be shipped off from Walcheren, but as heard by counsel, before George the hospitals are emptied, they are Kinghorn, James Inglis, John Campfilled again by new patients. Al bell, Joseph Barnes, and Edward though not less than 5000 have been Evans, Esqs. at the quarter-sessions, sent from hence, there remains up the petition of certain methodist wards of six thousand to be embark- preachers, praying to be licensed to ed in the same miserable state for preach in this city, agreeably to the England !
Toleration act; when, after a long We have heard from the opposite and patient hearing of counsel on coast, of a battle having been fought hoth sides, the court unanimously between the British and the Toulon refused the prayer of their petition.
It is worthy of remark that' in their In a late action against the Tyrolese, petition they admitted the indeco- the following incident occurred :- In the rous conduct of former preachers. taken several Bavarian light horse, and
preceding skirinishes, the Patriots had Application was also made by coun- had with them mounted 15 of their men sel on behalf of George Lielle the who were stationed on the advanced elder, to sanction the re-opening of posts.-As soon as the horses heard the his meeting-house, on the Rock-Fort- sound of the trumpets of the regiment road, which met with a similar of Bubenhoven, they set off at full galfate.
lop, and joined their old regiment with their riders on their backs.
FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. Whitehall, Oct. 28. Robert Dundas, the Right Hon. John The King has been pleased to con- Jeffreys Earl Camden, knight of the stitute and appoint the Right Hon. most nohle order of the garter, preHenry John Viscount Palmerston to sident of his Majesty's council; the be his Majesty's secretary at war. Right Hon. Robert Bank's Earl of
This Gazette contains a general Liverpool, the Right Hon. Henry promotion of Admirals in his Ma- Earl Bathurst, and the Right Hon. jesty's service, and the appointment Richard Ryder, his Majesty's three of twelve new adınïrals.
principal secretaries of state; the At the Court at the Quecen's Palace, Right Hon. Spencer Perceval, chan
the 1st. of Nov. present the King's cellor and under treasurer of his most excellent Majesty in Council. Majesty's exchequer; George Percy,
This day the Right Hon. 'Ilenry Esq.(commonly called Lord Lovaine), John Viscount Palmerston was, by the Right Hon. John Baron Teignhis Majesty's command, sworn of mouth, the Right Hon. Thomas Walhis Majesty's most honourable privy lace, and Francis Almaric Spencer, council, and took his place at the Esq.(commonly called Lord Francis board accordingly.
Almaric Spencer,) to be his MajesHis Majesty having been pleased ty's commissioners for the manageto appoint the Right Hon. Richard ment of the affairs in India. Ryder to be one of his Majesty's The King has been pleased to principal secretaries of state, he was grant to the Rev. William Flowley, this day, by his Majesty's command, Doctor in Divinity, the office and sworn one of his Majesty's principal place of Regius Professor of Divinity secretaries of state accordingly. in the university of Oxford, together
Whitehall, Nov. 4. with the place and dignity of a caThe King has been pleased to grant non of the Cathedral Church of the dignity of a Baronet of the United Christ in the said university, proKingdom of Great Britain and Ire- perly belonging to the Regius Profesland to the Right Hon.Charles Flower, sor of the said university; being both of Lobb, in the county of Oxford, void by the promotion of Doctor and of Woodford, in the county of Charles Henry Hall, to the deanry Essex, Esq. Lord Mayor of the City of the said cathedral church. of London, and the heirs male of his The King has been pleased to prebody lawfully begotten.
sent the Rev. Hugh Chambres Jones, Whitehall, Nov. 7.
Master of Arts, to the vicarage of The King has been pleased to con- West Ham, in the county of Essex, stitute and appoint the Right Hon. and diocese of London, void by the