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tunes produced by the rigour of hoar frosts manufactures, and of our interior comhave been made apparent in all their ex- merce, as well as the still constant increase tent. The grandeur and the solidity of of our population. In no age has agriculthis empire, founded upon the efforts and ture and manufactories been carried to a the love of fifty millions of citizens, and higher degree of prosperity in France. upon the territorial resources of one of the I want great resources to meet the expenses finest countries in the world.- It is with which circumstances demand; but by means lively satisfaction that we have seen our of the different measures which my Mipeople of the kingdom of Italy, those of nister of Finances will propose to you, I ancient Holland, and of the United De- shall not impose any new burdens on my partments, rival with Old France, and people." feel that there is for them no future hope After the Speech, the Sitting terminated, but in the consolidation and the triumph of and His Majesty retired amidst acclamathe Grand Empire. The agents of Eng- tions.-/ Moniteur, Feb. 15). land propagate among all our neighbours the spirit of revolt against Sovereigns ; Eng
Paris, February 13. land wishes to see the whole Continent His Serene Highness the Prince Archbecome a prey to civil war, and all the Chancellor of the Empire appeared on this furies of anarchy; but Providence has de- day, Saturday, the 13th of February, in signed her herself to be the first victim of the Senate, by order of His Majesty the anarchy and civil war. - I have signed Emperor and King, for the purpose of prewith the Pope a Concordat which termi. siding at the Sitting. His Serene Highness nates all the differences that unfortunately having been received with the usual cerehad arisen in the Church. The French monies, caused the Concordat, signed at dynasty reigns, and will reign in Spain. Fontainbleau, the 25th of January, 1813, I am satisfied with all my allies : I will between His Majesty the Emperor and abandon none of them. I will maintain King, and his Holiness. Pius VII, to be the integrity of their States. The Russians read by one of his Secretaries. shall return into their frightful climate, - I desire peace ; it is necessary to the
CONCORDAT. world.-Four times since the rupture His Majesty the Emperor and king, and which followed the treaty of Amiens, I his Holiness, being inclined to put a terproposed it in a solemn manuer. I will mination to the differences which have never make but an honourable peace, and arisen between them, and to provide against one conformable to the interests and gran- the difficulties that have taken place in sedeur of my empire. My policy is not veral affairs concerning the Church, have mysterious; I have stated all the sacrifices agreed upon the following articles, which I could make. -So long as this maritime are to serve as the basis for a definitive arWar shall last, my people must hold them- rangement : selves ready to make all kind of sacrifices ; Art. 1. His Holiness shall exercise the because a bad peace would make us lose Pontificate in France, and in the Kingdom every thing-even hope and all would be of Italy, in the saine manner and same comprised, even the prosperity of our de- forms as his predecessors. -2. The Am-scendants.- America has had recourse bassadors, Ministers, Charge d'Affaires, to arms, to make the sovereignty of her of Foreign Powers, to the Holy Father, flag respected the wishes of the world ac- and the Ambassadors, Ministers, or Charge company her in this glorious contest. If d'Affaires, whom the Pope may have wich she terminates it by obliging the enemies Foreign Powers, shall enjoy such immuniof the Continent to acknowledge the prin- ties and privileges as are enjoyed by the .ciple that the flag covers the merchandize Diplomatic Body. 3. The domains
and crew, and that neutrals ought not to which were possessed by the Holy Father, , be subject to blockades upou paper, the and that have not been alienated, shall be whole conformable to the stipulations of the exempted from all kinds of imposts, and Treaty of Utrecht, America will have cre- shall be administered by his Agents or dit from all nations ; posterity will say, Charge d'Affaires. Those which were that the old world had lost its rights, and alienated shall be replaced, to the amount that the new one re-conquered them.
of two millions of francs in revenue. My Minister of the Interior will explain 10 4. Within the space of six months followyou in the Exposé of the situation of the ing the notification of the usage of nominaempire, the prosperous state of agriculture, tion by the Emperor to the Archbishopricks and Bishopricks of the Empire and King
NORTHERN WAR. dom of Italy, the Pope shall give the canonical institutions in conformity with the Official Intelligence from the Russian
Armies. Concordat, and by virtue of this present indulto. The preluding information shall The Commander in Chief of the Armies, be given by the Metropolitan. The six Marshal. Prince Kutusow of Smolensk, has months being expired without the Pope presented to his Imperial Majesty the conhaving accorded to the institution, the Me. tinuation of the Journal of military operatropolitan, or in default of him, where a tions, from the 30th December to the 4th Metropolitan is in question, the oldest January (N. S.) which contains as follows: bishop of the province, shall proceed to the Dec. 18 (30).—Major-General Prince institution of the new Bishop, so that a seat Orousoff has, on the 15th (27th) inst. shall never be vacant longer than one year. joined the army, with five complete regia
-5. The Pope shall nominate to the ments, which are under his orders, and ten Bishopricks either in France or in Italy, are intended to complete it. which shall finally be designated by mutual Major-General Ignateef, on the 13th consent.-6. The six suburb bishopricks (25th) instant, caused a battalion of Koushall be re-established ;—they shall be at rinski infantry, and a detachment of the rethe nomination of the Pope. The property giment of Lithuanian Uhlans, to depart actually existing shall be restored, and from the fortress of Bobrynsk for Lithuania. measures shall be taken for recovering what Dec. 19 (31).-General Count has been sold. At the death of the Bishop states, under date of the 17th (29th), that of Anagni and Rieti, their dioceses shall Lieutenant-Colonel Teninhan, who was at be re-united to the six bishopricks before Ragnet with his detachment, having rementioned, conformably with agreement ceived advice that a large body of the enewhich shall take place between His Ma- my's cavalry had shown themselves on the jesty and the Holy Father.--7. With road to Tilsit, immediately put himself in regard to the bishops of the Roman states, motion to meet them. He discovered four who are through circumstances absent from squadrons of Prussian hussars, who were their dioceses, the Holy Father may exer- immediately attacked and broken by the cise his right of giving bishopricks, in par- Cossacks. We took from the eriemy three tibus, in their favour. A pension shall be officers and fifty soldiers. Lieutenant-Cogiven to them equal to the revenue before lonel Tettenborn perceiving that the enemy enjoyed by them, and they may be replaced | was reinforcing himself with infantry and in the vacant seats, either in the empire, or dragoons, and that he had artillery with in Italy.--8. His Majesty and his Holi- him, retired to Lenken and placed his adness will at a proper time concert with each vanced guard at Upper Erseln. After ocother on the reduction to be made, if it cupying Gumbinnen and Insterbourg, we should take place, in the bishoprick of took 81 prisoners in pursuing the enemy as
Tuscany, and the country of Genoa, as far as Wehlau. The Aid-de-Camp Gelikewise for the bishopricks to be establish- neral Wassiltchikoff reports, that four reed in Holland, and in the Hanseatic de- giments of Don Cossacks had, on the 10th partments. -9. The Propaganda, the (22d) inst. united with his detachment. Penitentiary, and the Archives shall be He likewise mentions, under date of the established in the place of the Holy Fa- 15th (27th), that the Austrian corps under ther's abode.-10. His Majesty restores the orders of Prince Schwartzenberg had his good favour to those cardinals, bishops, parted at Tikotchine, and taken two difpriests, and lay brethren, who have in- ferent routes ; his left wing takes the way curred his displeasure in consequence of of Wisna and za to Ostrolenka, and actual events.- 11. The Holy Father he is putting himself in order to pursue the agrees to the above dispositions, in consi- enemy with all celerity. Col. Joussisoderation of the actual state of the Church, witsch, whom he has in the meanwhile and in the confidence with which His Ma- detached with two regiments of Cossacks jesty has inspired him, that he will grant and Charkoff's regiment of dragoons on the his powerful protection to the numerous road to Wysokomasowetz, is likewise to wants which Religion suffers in the times pursue the enemy and keep communicawe live in.
tion with his corps. (Signed) NAPOLEON.
Dec. 20 (Jan. 1).-Lieutenant-General
Pius, P.P.7. Baron Von Sacken reports, under date of Fontainbleau, Jan, 25, 1813.
the 17th (29th), that Major-General Count
de Liewen, who was marching on Wysso-whence he caused his van-guard to adkolitorsk, had detached Lieutenant-Colonel vance ; which having on the 14th (26th) Minitzki from his corps, who having ad come up with the enemy, between Rutzaw vanced on Brest Litovsky, occupied that and Polangen, near Buderscheff, beat town on the 13th (25th), and there made them, and took two Officers and eighty upwards of 100 prisovers. His patrols soldiers. . On the 14th (26th), the column extended as far as Biala, Janow, and Dro- proceeded as far as Polangen, where it was gilchene. Major-General Boulatoff, who rejoined by Lieutenant-Colonel Kounitski. was marching by the way of Prougane and On the 15th (27th), it arrived before Chircheff to Kaminitz Letovsk, has, on his Memel. The garrison, after some resistway, picked up about 500 prisoners. He ance, surrendered prisoners of war, to the pushes his patrols as far as Briansk and number of two staff Officers, twenty subalBielsk. The Aid-de-Camp General Was- terns, and upwards of seven hundred solsilichikoff reports under date of the 18th diers. It was thus that our troops entered
(30th), that the corps under his orders en- Memel on the 15th (27th). We there tered Tikotchine on the preceding day. found 200 sick, and about 100 of our priThe inhabitants and the clergy, bringing soners. We seized on three armed sloops, bread and salt, came to meet the Russians of the French flotilla, in the harbour; we with transports of joy. The women left likewise took six sloops, belonging to the the houses with their children in the ten- Prussian flotilla, with 30 guns ; 31 vessels derest emotions; the cries of hurra! a belonginig to different nations, and a consithousand times repeated, and the name of derable quantity of colonial produce, imHis Imperial Majesty, which reverberated ported by the French. In the town we from all sides, announced the joy with found five pieces of cannon, 900 fusils, 19 which every one was animated. General carbines, i9 pair of pistols, 900 cartridge Wassiltchikoff is meanwhile in pursuit of boxes, 26,000 cartridges, 60 sabres, and the enemy on the road to Warsaw. 19 hussar saddles, three field batteries,
Dec. 21 (Jan. 3).-On the 17th (29th), with five Officers, 84 soldiers, 16 surGeneral Count Platoff detached the Regi- geons, one chariot, 85 horses, and four ment of Dragoons of Negine to go to Bia- iron boilers. The magazines contain large lystock, by the way of Grodno, under the quantities of all kinds of corn and of branorders of the Aid-de-Camp General Baron dy.The head-quarters of His Imperial de Korff. General Doctoroff, who like- Majesty and the Marshal continued to be wise takes the route to Bialystock, with for some time past at Wilna. Thus, there the body of troops under his orders, ar- no longer remains an enemy in the whole rived on the 19th (31st) at Wolkawilsk. extent of the frontiers of Russia, and all
Dec. 22 (Jan. 2).- Lieutenant-General the former Polish provinces, at this present Paulucci reports, under date of the 18th time under subjection to the Russian scep(30th), that after the occupation of Mit- tre, are evacuated by the foreign troops. tau, he directed Lieutenant-Colonel Kou- - The anointed of the Lord has, withnikski, of the Regiment of Polish Uhlans, out doubt, said by inspiration-" I will to pursue the enemy who were dispersed in not lay down my arms until I have driven the woods, and that this Officer, in march from the Russian soil the enemy who has ing by Granzhoff, Gegary, Martynischki, dared to transgress its limits.”—This proand Okmiana, had taken two Officers and phecy is fulfilled. The only traces of the eighty soldiers prisoners. On the gih enemy which are yet perceptible, are his (21st) ditto, the Marquis put himself in bones spread over the fields from Moscow march with his column from Mittau to to the frontiers of the Empire ! Trouenburg, where his van-guard, under the orders of Lieutenant-Colonel Sanden, Ldter from General Field-Marshal Prince of the artillery, came up with the enemy M. G. Kutusow of Smolensko, lo his on the 11th (23d) and defeated him, tak eminence Ambrosius, Metropolitan of ing 60 prisoners, and making himself Novogorod and St, Pelersburgh, dated master of several carriages, taken under Dec. 23, 1812-/Fan. 4). requisition some waggons laden with bis- Bestow your benediction on this present cuits, four, and oats ; and took about 40 offered by your warriors to the Giver of horses. On the 12th (24th), he arrived Victory, the brave Don Cossacks ; restore at Sehrunden, where the enemy abandoned to God the treasure plundered from his considerable magazines. On the 13th temples. They have intrusted me with (25th), he was at Upper Barthau, from the duty of transmitting to your Eminence
this silver, which was once the ornament General D'York, by the detachment of
The leader of this corps of On the 18th (30th) of this month, Lieut.
shall inform me what the expense will General Count Platoff continues his march be, I will remit to you the money; It towards Ingleburg, with the regiments of appears to me that these images would be Don Cossacks under his command. Adappropriately placed close to the door of miral Tschitschagoff has sent in three Rethe sanctuary, and before the great com- ports, all of the 20th inst. (Jan 1). In the munion table, that they may strike the eye first he states, that he had detached Majorof the devout when they enter the tem- General Lanskow from the van-guard with ple. On the pedestal of each of these the Alexandrian and white Russian regi. images must be engraven the following in- ments of hussars, the Livonian regiment of scription :-The zealous offering of the dragoons, and the 3d Oural regiment, with Corps of Don Cossacks.
Hasten lo erect orders to march to Augustow. In the sein the temple of God this monument of cond, that he arrived on the 21st inst. (Jan. battle and victory, and while you erect it 2), in the village of Werbalin, from whence say with thankfulness to Providence the he will proceed in three marches to Insterenemies of Russia are no more—the ven- burg, and that Gen. Count Platoff marches geance of God has overtaken them on the before the army with his regiments. In his soil of Russia—and the road they have gone third he states, that all the Prussian inhais strewed with their bones, to the utter con-bitants are well satisfied with the approach fusion of their frantic and proud ambition. of the Russian troops, and every where
The Commander in Chiet, Field Mar-ceived them with joy.--Lieutenant-Geshal Prince G. Kutusoff, of Smolensko, neral Baron Sacken writes under date of has laid before His Imperial Majesty the Dec. 21 (Jan. 2), that he has pursued Gen. continuation of the operations at War, Regnier's corps as far as the Bug, and that from the 23d to the 29th Dec. (4th to 10th the enemy had lost within that time upJan.)
wards of 1,000 men in prisoners, and an Dec. 23 (Jan. 4).-General Count equal number of sick, whom they had left Wittgenstein reports, under date the 19th | behind at different places.” Lieui-General (31st) instant, chat in the direction which Sacken, with his corps, is at present behe had taken towards Prussia to act against tween Grannym and Thoren, in which the corps of Marshal Macdonald, he had latter place he has the left wing of his overcome all the difficulties in his way on ariny. the country roads, and come up with the Dec. 24 (Jan. 5).-Gen. Count Wittenemy already at Tilsit. He immediately genstein reports, under date of the 22d inst. surrounded Macdonald's troops of the van (Jan. 3), that when the Prussian troops, with his cavalry, and separated him from 10,000 men strong, with 60 pieces of artilthe Prussian troops under the command of
(To be continued.)
Published by R. BAGSHAW, Brydges-Street, Covent Garden.
LONDON: Printed by J. M'Creery, Black Horse-Court, Fleet-street.
VOL. XXIII. No. 10.] LONDON, SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1813.
[290 TO JAMES PAUL,
shape, a farthing of the public money as
long as I live, and never to suffer any son OF BURSLEDON, IN Lower DUBLIN TOWN of mine to do it, if I have it in my power to
SHIP, IN PHILADELPHIA COUNTY, IN THE prevent him, and I do flatter myself that State of PENNSYLVANIA; ON Matters neither of them will ever entertain such a RELATING TO Her Royal HIGINESS THE design. Thus standing before the public, PRINCESS OF WALES.
having nothing to complain of with regard Letter II.
to either party; having nothing to fear,
and nothing to hope for, frou either, I Bolley, 3d March, 1813. shall, I trust, be listened to without prejuMy dear Friend,
dice, and that the facts, or the reasonings, Since the date of my last letter I have which I shall bring forward, will, at the returned home, where I found my children least, have a fair chance of producing their delighted to hear, that I had resumed my wished-for effect; a just decision in the correspondence with "Grand-daddy Paul;" minds of all persons of sense and integrity, but very much surprised, that I did not My last letter concluded with a remark write to you about sheep, and turnips, and as to the separation of dwelling-places of carrots, in preference to the subject which the Prince and Princess. The lime, howI had chosen. To say the truth, I should ever, was not exactly named; and, as I prefer the former topics; but, I have a duty wish to leave nothing less perfect than cirto perform with regard to the latter. It is cumstances compel me, I have now to recertainly one of the most important public mind 701, that ihis separation of dwellings matters that ever has been discussed in Eng- took place in April, 1796, twelve months land. It is a matter that must make a after the marriage, and three months after great figure in the history of a country the birth of the Princess Charlotte of which hills a high rank in the community Wales. It is said, that, as to the cause of of nations; and, viewing it in this light, this unhappy event, and as to the manner I cannot help being anxious, that those, of its taking place, there is a Lelter in exwho, some years hence, may refer to the istence, in the hands of Her Royal HighRegister for information relating to it, ness the Princess of Wales; and, as this should not have to blame me for their dis- Letter was, as it is stated, written by the appointment.
Prince himself, it will, doubtless, be found It is impossible for any one to enter on a to be, at once, satisfactory in its reasons discussion with more perfect impartiality and delicate in its sentiments and diction. than I have entered upon this. I know This being the case, we shall, I hope, see nothing personally of either of the Royal this Letter in print; because it will answer parties most concerned; I have never re- one great purpose ; it will clear up every ceived either good or evil from the hands thing to the day of separation, and will, I of either; I have never been under any in- have no doubt, show the world, that any direct influence flowing from either. I re infamous tales, which the tongues of base side at a great distance from the scene of all parasites may have been engaged in circu cabals and intrigues; I hold no correspond-lating, are wholly without foundation. ence which the people at our Post-office Belore I come to that consideration, may not, if they like it, amuse themselves which I have promised, of the several with reading; I never deal in secrels, and parts of the Princess's Letter, let me renever desire to hear any thing that may not quest you to bear in mind, that, in 1806, be uttered by the mouth of the cryer in the when Lord Grenville, Lord Erskine, Lord open streets. I can have no motive to Grey, and Mr. Fox were in the ministry, make my court either to the Prince or the there was, in our news-papers, many artiPrincess, seeing, that I am bound by the cles published, relative to an inquiry, most solemn pledge never to touch, in any which was then going on, respecting the