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with his two guns (six-pounders), afford pared with the enormous loss of the Enethe best proofs of the manner in which my. This of itself speak3 more for the both services did their work; very few of discipline of the 75th than any ealogium the Enemy's cavalry escaped. The deter. which, as au officer of a different service, mined manner in which Major Stewart led I can presume to bestow. his men to the attack of the Enemy's posi- R. HALL, Captain and Brigadier. tion did him infinite honour, and the army will share my regret at the loss of this

I boatswain, 1 seamaa, killed; 7 seabrave officer, wbo fell by a musket shot,

njep wounded. while with me pushing off from the shore, after the troops were embarked. Lieut. Admiralty-office, April 13. A letter from Campbell, of the 75th, who commanded Captain Dench, of the Nautilus sloop, the advanced, was particularly and gene- dated off the Esquerques, Feb. 7, states rally noticed ; I cannot sufficiently express the capture of the French privateer brig my admiration of the very exemplary con- La Leonilde.-Another from Captain Flin, duct of Lieut. Le Hunte, who was the ob- of the Cephalus sloop, dated at sea, Feb. servation of sailors and soldiers. Col. 24, states the capture of the French lugRobinson superintended the debarkation, ger privateer La Diligente, of Marseilles, and was very active. The army flotilla out 26 days from Marseilles, but made no officer, Don Luigi Muallo, is always dis- captare. Others, from Captain Graham, tinguished on these occasions. Capt. of the Alemene, stating the capture, by Imbert, of the Neapolitan navy, placed the Scout sloop, Feb. 17, off Cagliari, of his divisions of gun-boats in a manner La Fortune French privateer, three days that did him much credit. I solicit your from Tunis ;--and from Captain Harris, of Lordship’s recommendation of this officer, the Belle Poule, dated at Sea, April 4, with Don Gesolmmo Patella, and Don Pio stating the capture of the Grand Napoetri Trapani, to the notice of his Royal leon, the largest and most esteemed Highness the Hereditary Prince. I have schooner that has sailed from America; the honour to annex a list of our killed twenty-nine days from New York, bound and wounded on this occasion, which your to Bourdeaux, with a valuable cargo on Lordship will observe is very trifling, com



quent attacks necessary. The result of this The Hamburgh Papers have furnished warm day was, that the Russian and Prus. us with the Prussian account of the Bat- sian troops kept possession of the field of tle of Lutzen, which is as follows: battle during the whole night, and caused

Pegau, Saroky, May 3.-Yesterday the Enemy a double or treble greater loss morning the two hostile main armies than their own. As yet there has been mnet between Pegau and Lutzen; the brought in but little more than 1000 priRussians and Prussians being under the soners, with ten pieces of artillery, and chief command of General Wittgenstein, likewise 23 powder waggons, which Geand the Enemy's army under the Empe- neral Von Winzingerode took from the ror Napoleon in person. One of the Enemy early this morning, the animosity most dreadful cannonades known in lat- during the fight being too great to give ter annals of warlike operations took much quarter. But the great conseplace. It continued from eleven o'clock quence is, that the French have now been until ten o'clock in the evening, when convinced by the Russian and Prussian night alone put an end to it.-During troops what may be performed by valour this cannonade the fire of inusketry was when infamed by noble enthusiasm in nearly uninterruptedly kept up, and fre- so great, just, and sacred a cause as ours, quently the valour of the allied troops and of what they may bave to expect proved itself in attack with the bayonet. in future wben all the armed force col. Seldoin or never was there a battle lecting for this war shall be assembled. fought with such animosity, or so mur. It is very true, that the loss of the Rusderous. The French derived great ad- sian and Prussian troops is very great, vantage from their position on the nor shall we over-rate it if we for the moheights near Lutzen, where they had ment estimate it at froup 6000 to 10,000 thrown up strong entrenchments, which men in killed and wounded, but most of they defended with a heavy fire of artil- the latter only very slightly. It gives us lery. But the valour of the allied troops much pain to be obliged to mention Madrove them back from one position to jor the Prince of Hesse Homburg among another, nor were they even to be de. the dead, and General Blucher as being terred when the superior defence of the wounded (he, however, only left the Enemy in his last positions rendered frem field half an hour); Generals Von Scharn. horst and Von Hunerbein, whose wounds cher was among the wounded; but we are however only slight; as likewise the rejoice to find that bis wound was not Russian Generals Von Karlwinzen and deemed dangerous. Alexief. But, besides these, an unusually The prevailing opinion is, that the greater proportion of officers, and also French had the worst of the battle of of the younger sons of our native Prussia, Lutzen; but, they being considerably suare amoug the number of killed and perior in numbers, it was deemed pru. wounded. The noble ardour with which dent by the Allies to retire to the right these volunteers met death in the just of the Elbe, and there await the arrival cause, insures then of being immorta of the numerous Russian and Prussian lized in the remembrance of their friends reinforcements which were on their way.


and their native country. Even this to join them. Lutzen, where the battle morning the Enemy attempted to make of the 2d was fought, and Marshal Bes

some attack on the allied troops, but sieres was killed, is famous for the batwas soon repulsed by some cannonading. tle between the Swedes and Imperialists To afford the latter some rest and re- in 1632, in which the Swedes obtained freshment, after their great fatigue, they the victory, but lost their great King will be taken into the positions of Borna Gustavus Adolphus. and Rochlitz, from whence it is expect- Te Deum has been sung at: Paris for til they will immediately break up to the battle of Lutzen, by order of the commence fresta operations. By what we Empress Regent. can learn from the prisoners, Marshal Bes- The Correspondent of the 11th May, sieres and General Souham are among gives an account that there was an obo the killed on the Enemy's side, and Mar- stinate engagement between the French shal Ney is wounded.--According to ac- and the Prussians, in the very heart of "counts before us, nothing material took the city of Leipsic. Before the gate place on the 4th or 5th. The Elbe, called Galgehou, there was a French above Magdeburg, was not threatened. half battery, consisting of three cannons We still wait the official statement of and a howitzer. The battle, says the particulars concerning the motions of the account, had scarcely lasted half an several corps, and of their marches and hour, when we saw one of these cannons countermarches.

carried to the market, and it was soon (Signed) « L'Estog Sock, after known that the other cannons and “ The Royal appointed Military Go- the howitzer were taken by the Prus

vernor for the country between sians. The French withdrew into the Berlin, May 7. the Elbe and the Oder." town, and the Prussian cavalry and sharp

Tbe Allies unequivocally claim the vie- shooters followed close to their heels. In tory, nor can their claim be disputed on all the streets of the town, and especially any fair or reasonable ground. Count in the great market, the contest was Wittgenstein's account is dated from the very obstinate, as it was also at all the field of battle the day after the action; gates. The Prussians rushed in every and clearly shows that not oniy was the where, scaled walls, leaped ditches, and Enemy's centre broker, but that, not- made their way through gardens and withstanding his utmost efforts, he was houses. It surpasses all belief with what repulsed in all his subsequent attacks s bravery and activity the Prussian troops and it was only an advantage with which began, continued, and ended the figlit. Lauriston's march upon Leipzic enabled Many fell in this contest; the loss of the him to maneuvre, so as to avoid a fresh Enemy in killed and wounded is espeattack meditated by the Allies, that cially considerable. The French were caused the latter to take a new position. pursued for several hours. A letter from The Prussians appear to have been prin- Halle, dated 4th May, says-since Suncipally engaged on this occasion. Blu- day the corps of Bulow, about 4000 cher and D'York entered into the action strong, has occupied our town. wich an ardour and energy which was in Paris Papers to the 16th inform us of a lively manner participated by the the operations of the armies down to troops, and the whole fougbt in a man- the gib. The Enemy bas made some ner to fix the adıniration of their Allies. further progress, but not without consiRussians and Prussians rivalled each derable difficulty; almost every step apother in valour and zeal, under the eyes pears to be contested ; - but ever since of the two Sovereigns, who did not for the battle of the 2d (Lutzeu) the affairs a moment quit the field of battle. The bave been of a very partial description ; loss of the Allies is mentioned above as and the evident object of the Allies is, to amounting to from 8000 to 10,000; and continue to fall back upon their reCount Wittgenstein perhaps does not sources, and probably not to risk another exaggerate the Enemy's loss in estimat- general battle until they have reacbed ing it at 12 or 15,000. The gallant Blu- the Oder. On the 6th, a tribing'affair


took place at Erzdorf; on the 7th an. them a MOB waging war against the other partial action was fought between Jand-owners; and “laments to see such Nossen and Welsdruf; on the 8th the Sovereigns as the King of Prussia, and Viceroy entered Dresden, while Lauris, more especially the Emperor of Russia, ton possessed himself of Mjessen ; and on whom nature has bestowed so many in the afternoon of the same day, Buona- fine qualities, give the sanction of their parte himself had his head-quarters at Aames to acts so crimtnal and attoo the former place. The Allies, however, cious." had previously destroyed the bridges ; 80 The principality of Ponte Corvo, latethat the Enemy were not able to effectly belonging to tbe Crown Prince of Swethe passage of the Elbe, over wbich Buo- den, has been conferred by the Emperor naparte was constructing a bridge, at Napoleon, upon the second son of Murat, the village of Prialentz.

the soi-disant King of Naples. The prinBuonaparte has unfortunately obtain- cipality yields a yearly revenue of 40,000 ed an unexpected advantage in the co- francs. operation of the King of Saxony with all The following article, copied from a bis troops. This Monarch and Buona. German paper of the 8th instant, may parte met on the morning of the 12th, afford an idea of the spirit of hostility and, after embracing, entered Dresden with which tbe inbabitants of Prussia together, at the head of the French Im

are actuated against the Frencb: perial Guard of the Saxon troops Extraci from a Letter, dated Altenburg, 12,000 are placed under the cominand

April 29. of the French General Regnier at Tor. “ Henry, the notorious spy, who was gau; and the whole of the Saxon cavalry preacher and professor at dena and Ex were to assemble on the 13th, under furt, was taken yesterday at Gera. This French auspices, at Dresden.

is the same man, who, at the battle of We have official accounts of the sur- Jena, conducted Napoleon through do render of the fortresses of Thorn and

kles by which he fell upon tbe rear of the Spandau, to the allied troops. Thorn Prussians. He was brought bither in · surrendered to Count Langeron on the his morning-gown and night-cap, have 16th

April, with a garrison consisting of ing been dragged out of bed at Gera. lc. 400 Poles, 3500 Bavarians, and only 90 was determined that be should be hanged Frenchmen. The fruits of the capitula- early this morning. Upwards of 1000 lion have been 200 picces of cannon ; persons had assembled round the galand nearly the whole of the Bavarians lows, and had collected stones 'to pelt und Poles have since enlisted under the 'bia wbilst hanging Gen. Blucher, Patriotic standard. Gen. Langeron's however, prevented the execution of worps of 15,000 men is thus released to this sentence, and ordered him to be co-operate with the force engaged before carried to Leipzig. The crowd then reDantzic. Spandau, situated on the paired to the house where Henry was. River Spre, and not far distant. from it was impossible for our soldiers to keep Berlin, capitulated to the Russians on the populace quiet at bis departure. the 18th April, the garrison agreeing not They were exposed to a shower of stones to serve against the Allies during one till they reached the carriage, and as year.

soon as Henry had passed the town, be The fortress of Czenstokan surrender

was dragged from the vebicle and dreaded on the 4th inst. tu a Russian force fully beacen. A French officer accompacommanded by Lieut.-gen. Von Sacken, nied him," after the batteries had been opened two

RUSSIA. days. The artillery was so directed, Tbe following is an accurate statethat it speedily set tire to three of the ment of the loss of the French and their Enemy's imagazines, while the 8th and Allies in their late invasion of Russia, 29th regiments of chasseurs kept the gar- copied from the official statement of the rison so much in awe, that they durst Russian Government :- Killed, 24 Genot shew themselves on the walls of the nerals, 2000 Staff and other Officers, town. This part of the operation was 204,400 rank and file. - Prisoners, 43 under the direction of Major-gen, the Generals, 3441 Staff and other Officers, Count De Lieren. The Enemy at first 233,222 rank and file. - Taken, 951 proposed terins that were inadmissible; pieces of cannon, 63 pair of colours and but afterwards they surrendered as prie standards, Marshal's staff, about soners of war.

100,000 muskets, and about 27,000 amBuonaparte shews great anger and munition waggons. chagrin in anin adverting on the conduct An article, dated St. Petersburgb, of the celebrated Stein, wbu bas excited March 27, says, “ In the Governments the German Patriots to take up arms of Moscow, Witepsk, and Mobilow, the French He pronounces 253,000 dead bodies of the Enemy have


already been burned ; and in the city of Wellington is created Duke of Victoria Wilna and its environs, 53,000."

and Marshal Beresford, Marquis of CamDENMARK

po Mayor. Christiana Jeusdatter, of Holkerup, The Cardinal de Bourbon, the head of in Zealand, lately convicted of having the Spanish Regency, has issued a Manipoisoned her father, was sentenced to be festo against the conduct of the Pope's conveyed from her father's residence to Nuncio in Spain (Peter Gravina, Archthe place of execution ; during the pro- bishop of Nicea), who, by secret letters cession to be tortured five times with to the Bishops and Chapters, bad endeared-hot pincers; then to have both her voured to excite them to refuse publislabands struck off, and afterwards be- ing in their respective dioceses the law headed. Eilert Hansen, convicted of abolishing the Inquisition. -The Numbeing accessary to the atrocious deed, cio bad prevailed upon the Chapter of was, at the same time, sentenced to lose Cadiz to obey him; at the same time bis head.

that he was openly corresponding with SPAIN AND PORTUGAL.

the Regency on the subject. In a deSuchet has been defeated, with the cree, exposing this duplicity of the Nus-, loss of 5000 men in billed and wounded, cio, the Regent says,' that though he by the Allied troops, under the com- should be authorized to send him out of mand of Gen. Murray. It appears, that the kingdom, and seize bis temporaon the licb of April, the Enemy roade lities, his desire of evincing his veneraan attack on the division comunanded by tion for the Pope, and his fear of increasDon Fernando Millares; and althougb they ing bis sorrows, prevent him from doing defended themselves with a great deal more tban expressing his decided disapof bravery, the Enemy were successful, probation of the Nuncio's conduct. and on the same day presented them- A Mr. Howe, of the Impetueux, was selves before Villena ; when the Castle, executed at Lisbon on the 7th inst. He containing the Valez Malaga battalion, bad involved himself by gambling; and about 2000* men, surrendered. On the being detected in the act of robbing the following day the Allied troops had col house of bis English friend, hy a Portulected under Gen. Murray, on which the guese servant, he shot the latter dead, Enemy commenced an attack ; but, as to prevent discovery. After execution, Gen. Murray did not wish to maintain his head was severed from his body and that position, he retired with his troops, fixed on a pole opposite the house in defending tbe ground step by step, until which the murder and robbery were comnight came. On the following day Snchet mitted. again advanced, with about 18,000 in

FRANCE. fantry and 2000 cavalry, and which A new comet was discovered by M. were permitted to approach close to the Pons, keeper of the observatory at Marbayonet, when immediately a dreadful seilles, on the 2d ult. carnage took place; the British charged, Private letters from the coast state and the Enemy were routed at all points. that Talleyrand has been appointed PreOn the 13th of April, they retired to sident of the Council of Regency at Vrai; and being followed, they retired Paris. during the night to Villena, and on the

ITALY. following moruing to Fuente la Higuera. An expedition, consisting of the Thames Great hopes are entertained that the and Furivus frigates, under the comprovince will be soon free from them. mand of Capt. Napier, assisted by a de

Accounts froin the Marquis of Wel. tachment of the ioth reg. commanded lington prepare us for the immediate and by Lieut. col. Coffin, has taken possesvigorous opening of the campaign. Hission of the island of Ponza (about 10 Lurdship is said to bave with him an miles in circumference) on the Gulf of effective British'force of 43,000 men, of Gaeta, to the North-west of Naples. whom 6000 are cavalry. He has also This enterprize was effected without any about 30,000 Portuguese; so that he loss on our part. The Enemy capicuwill open the campaign with a force of tulated ; in consequence of which 500 70,000 men.

troops on the island, together witb the The number of veterans drawn by fortifications and magazines, were surBuonaparte from the Peninsula, to or rendered. ganize and discipline his army of the When the new Government in Sicily North, is stated at 1211 officers, 6000 was formed, it was stipulated that the gerjeants and corporals, and 16,000 pri- Queen should quit the island ; instead vates.

of which she withdrew into the country, Two new titles have been conferred and collected togetber a number of disby the Prince Regent of Portugal on the affected people to oppose the enforceSoglist Commanders. The Marquis of ment of the order. Three regiments

Were is

were immediately marched from Paler- distress by Major Chisholm, and by
mo, and dispersed those who had taken Lieut.-col. M'Carthy, Governor of Sene
up arms in her cause. Several of the gal. One of their party died, and was
chiefs of the Insurgents were put under buried at Goree; and the rest hired a
arrest. The Queen then pleaded indis- Spanish vessel to convey them to the so-
position, and was allowed by the Medical ciety's settlements in the Rio Pongas,
Board to remain on the island until the whither they were bound.
7th of May, for the recovery of her

health, when she was to embark on It appears that a dreadful storm has
board one of our frigates. Lord Wil ravaged the Eastern Seas. 'The Aber-
liam Bentinck remains at Palermo, and crombie, from Bombay to China, and
every thing was perfectly quiet wben the the Coromandel, from Bengal to Bata.
last vessel came away.

via, are totally lost near the Caramata AMERICA.

passage; the crews were saved, The Mr. Timothy Pickering has addressed Charlton is lost in tbe Red Sea; the a series of letters to bis feilow-citizens of Marquis of Huntley and the Cirencester America, against the continuance of tbe have been dismasted between Bombay war; in one of which he offers to prove, and China. that while Jefferson and his Secretary The following advertisement appeared Madison were making the most amicable in the Batavia Gazette of the 3d or Oe. public professions towards Great Britain, tober :-" For private sale---about 60 they repeatedly declared in private, that cows, some of them with calves; a strong they wished for a war with this country close carriage, with glass windows, lately on any terms.

fitted up for an English Gentleman, and While one of our squadrons is carrying a coachman and his wife both young." on hostilities in the Chesapeake, another at the mouth of the Delaware has bornbarded Lewistown. Commodore Beres.

COUNTRY NEWS. ford, commanding the latter squadron,

April 14. The side wall of Mr. Barton's demanded a supply of water, which tbe

flour warehouse, in London roau, Liver governor refused; a correspondence then pool, fell with a dreadful crash. Every ensued, in which the Commodore an

noor broke down, destroying all the prunounced his determination to bombard perty on the premises. Mr. and Mrs. ehe town if the refusal was persisted in.

Barton, and one daughter, who had all re. The Governor was inflexible, and the

tired to rest, slept on the first floor, and Commodore carried his threat into ex

were precipitated into the cellar. The ecution. The American coast is in alarm

neighbours, on forcing the front door, disfrom Boston to Charlestown.

covered Mrs. Barton clinging to a wonden The inhabitants of the city of St. Do

prop, having miraculously escaped unburt: mingo, in the island of St. Domingo,

soon after, the daughter, a yonug girl of have thrown off their allegiance, and de

13, who was considerably injured, but not

dangerously; and about a quarter of an clared themselves independent of Old

hour afterwards the body of Mr. Barton Spain.

was extricated from the ruins, lifeless. The AFRICA. The brig Charles, Captain Graham, generally used for exhibitions, at the time

principal room in the warehouse had begu bound to the coast of Africa, struck on a

of the fairs held in that neighbourbood; reef of the Tongui Rocks, about five

and was engaged for a similar purpose un miles from the shore, and twenty miles South of the river Gambia, on January have been still more calamitoos.

the 17th, when the cousequences might 5th, about 11 o'clock at nigbt. The na

April 17. A sumptuous entertainment tives, a tribe of Mandingoes, attacked the

was given at the seat of Sir Charles Morwreck in great numbers, considering ber

gan, bart. at Tredegar, Monmouthsbire, as lawful prize. The Captain and one to upwards of 6000 persons, on the ocio of the passengers were killed. The Rev. casion of his eldest son coming of age. Leopold Butscher, Missionary of the Mr. Cameron ascended from Glasgow Church Missionary Society for Africa in a balloon, which bad been for some and the East, was on board with bis time in preparation. The balloon went op wife, and seven other persons attached in a fine style, took a South-Easterly dito the Mission. Notwithstanding every rection, and descended at Falmash, có. exertion of the crew and Missionaries, Roxburgh, having travelled 74 miles in an assisted by a force dispatched with the hour and twenty minutes. The inoney utmost promptitude by Major Chisholm, collected did not cover the Aërovaut's Commandant of Goree, but a small part expences. of the cargo was saved, the rest being April 22. A fire broke out at the King's plundered by the natives. Every atten- Arnis on the Quay at Poole, which was tion was paid to the Missionaries in their connected with a druggist's sbop, sererat

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