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and Mr. Archdale respectively vin- ning againit them.-On dividing, there dicated them.

were, for the motion, 56; against it Mr. T. Grenville made a speech, to 333.-Mr. Fox retired without giving Mew that Ministers were guilty of the his vote. charges imputed to them in the Relo

MONDAY, JUNE 6. lutions; he in fitted that they had com Alderman Combe presented a pemitted a breach in the Treaty, by tition against the establishment of a ordering the retention of the Cape; Coal market in London.-A variety of and he was credibly informed that they petitions were also presented from difhad intelligence of the French ingene ferent manufacturers, against the Bill tions towards Switzerland as early as for consolidating the Customs. the spring of 1802.

ARMY ESTIMATES. The Chancellor of the Exchequer The Secretary at War, previous to justified the motives that had induced moving his Resolutions, obierved, that Ministers to remain silent, and con the estimates of the present year much gratulated himself for concluding the exceeded those of the two former years; Peace, which he would have been happy but they were necessary, to provide for to have maintained. On this ground the defence of the kingdom: and it was he defended himself against the various deemed prudent to augment the Militia charges brought by the mover and to an unutual extent. After descanting bis friends; though he denied that the on the necessary provisions to be made, forbearance imputed to Minilters could he moved for a variety of sums, for be proved by the papers.

defraying different charges and conMr. Pitt' faidd, if he conceived it tingencies, such as Pensions, Officers' necessary to address his Majerty to re pay, raising and embodying the Militia move his Ministers, he would support and Volunteer Corps, &c. &c, the total such an address, notwithstanding his amount of which was 3,845,9591. personal feelings : but, on the contrary, Mr. Windham Gaid he did not mean oppole it, and deem them worthy of to oppose the Resolutions, but repropraile, if they had been able to iteer bated the idea of freaking out of a clear of criminal blame in times of such Peace into a War. He thought an dificulty: he, however, should adopt effectual defence could only be made by a medium course: he thought fome of Regulars, as that to be employed the charges unfounded, and others ex- againtt us by France would be a regular aggerated; while to condemn an Exea force; and though he did not wish to curive Government, which is in the difpuiage the Militia, he feared that that confidence of the Crown, could not ac- fyltem wascarried to too great an extent. celerate the efforts we ought to make. Mr. Pitt wished to know whether the He highly disapproved of some of the force now stated to the House were all paffages in the papers; but depreçating that was intended to be einployed? all discussion, he should move the order As this establishment was voted at the

beginning of the Sefion, he thought Lord Hawkesbury, under great agi- it then too great for a time of peace; tation, declared that he should think at present he had a contrary opinion; he was shrinking from every sense of and if he thought no greater force duty, if he were to accept a compromise would be called out, it would fill him lo disgraceful as that offered him by with apprehention and regret. Mr. Pitt. He then generally defended The Secretary at War inlisted that his conduct on nearly the same grounds our Naval and Military Forces were as Mr. Addington; declared ihat his much greater now than at the confeelings were never so painful; re mencement of any former war; he gretted that his friend Mr. Pitt had not could not but ridicule the phantoms made up his mind to lay Yes or No; of invasion conjured up by Mr. Windand concluded with declaring, that he ham; but though he was confident of tid not wish to reinain an hour longer the military strength of the kingdom, in office than he could prove useful. he would not say that the troops already

Several Members briefly delivered provided for were sufficient for every their sentiments; amongit others Lord purpose. As to the Militia, they were Caftlere aglı, Mr. Alheton, the Malter fit to be opposed to any regular force of the Rolls, the Secretary at War, whatever. Colonel Eyre, and Mr. Vanfittart, spoke

Mr. Pitt expressed his fatisfaction at in defence of Ministers; and Mr. Can- learning that it was not intended to VOL. XLIV, JULY 1803.


of the day.

limit our force; but he insisted that the America, a drawback of 591. 6$. 6d. Militia could only act in conjunction Resort ordered to be received. with the Regulars. The country, he Mr. Whitbread praised the conduct of observed, should be taught to make up its the Commissioners who have investigated mind to all sacrifices; a lyftem of de. the Abules of the Navy, and moved tor a fenfive war only would never give a suc copy of the minutes on examination of cessful termination to this cintest; and the Dick Yards ; but at the suggestion although we had 70,000 men balloted for of the Chancellor of the Exchequer he and disciplined in the Militia, there was deferred his motion, no policy in locking them up at home.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8. From the rest of his remarks it appeared, In answer to a question of Sir W. El. that we have 110,000 men in arms, ex ford, as to the services of Volunteer clusive of our forces in the East Indies; Corps, the Secretary at War observed, but if 70,000 of them were to be kept at that it was not intended to extend the home, he foresaw that our difpoleable Volunteer System as much as it had been force would be very small. He concluded in the late war; but some of the corps with laying, that whatever men or money

would be continued. were necellary for the public defence,

THURSDAY, JUNE 9. mult be obtained.

Mr. Dent afkui the Chancellor of the The Chancellir of the Exchequer Exchequer whether Ministers had ree agreed in the necessity of making unpre- ceived official information of the occucedented exertions, and iniimared that it fation of Harrver by the French? but was intended to raise a large lublidiary no aniwer was returned. force, to prepare for every The Secretary at War moved to bring

Mr. Pole m ved for 282,069!. for in a bill, to transler to the Navy !uca the Ordnance Expences for 1803. Or Seamen as are at present terving in the dered.

Militia. The Bill is to be precisely TUESDAY, JUNE 7.

the same as that passed in 1795. Leave Bills were brought in for coriecting given. the defects on illuing Excheque, Bills,

FRIDAY, JUNE 10. and for amending the Election Bisbury In a Committee of Supply, Sir P. Ad.--The S ldiers' Relief Bill Stephens moved for 40,000 additional passed.--A new writ was issued in the Seamen, including 8000 Marines, for room of F Bouverie, Eiq. u ho has ac seven months. cepted the Chiltern Hundreds.

Clonel Wood wified the numher of In a Committee on the Consolidation Marines had been 20,000.-\ir Baltard of Duties, Mr. Vanfittart observer, that allo žaid some bigh compriments to that it was necessary to muke some alications

uieful body. with respect to the duties on certain anti The Secretary at War said they might cles; and he nioved the intended changes be increated at any future periud; and to the toiloning etfeet :

oblerved, that the auginentation was A duty of 201. to be paid on every 22,000 sool. value fhorie hair imported. The The Chancellor of the Exchequer, in dra hack on the exportation of the tail! answer to Earl Temple, ftated, that the article to ceale.-On Fireign Lace iit- whole nuinber of Stamen voted was ported, a duty of 48. the quare yard, on 80.000. every yard above the value of 20s. in The following sums were then moved Atead of the former duty of 20 per cent.- and agreed to, viz-For wages for the On Silesian Lamaík Linen, a duty of faid men for seven months, from the is, 3d. on every square yard imported; 24th of June init. 518,000l. Wear and and a drawback of iod. on every yard ttar of thics, 840,000l. Trantport Ser. exported. On every cwt. of Pearl Baio vice, 100,ocol. Prisoners of War, Jey imported, 108. bil. Drawback on 65.col. Additional charges for the exportation 65.-On every 1201b. of fame, 20,0col. Charges tor the Bar, Stockfish imported, 25. 60.-On every pack Department in Ireland, 24,950.tun, conliking of 252 gallups of German, Report agreed to. Rhenish, or Hungarian Wine, imported

SATURDAY, JUNE II. in British veffels, a duty ol 6.1. is. The Speaker, with the House, were Diawback,541. 15.6d.-On the fame, not summoned to attend the House of Lords ; imported in Britih vessels. €81. 55. per where the Royal Allent was given by tun.-- On the same exported to the West Commission to the General Defence Bill, Indies, or his Majesty's Colonies in the English Militia Bill, Irish Courts of


Law Bill, Scotch Parochial Bill, and the Hon. Gentleman alluded. He was Markham's Divorce Bill.The Com- concerned in the trade; and he conmillioners were, the Lord Chancellor, ceived any person highly culpable who Lord Wallingham, and Lord Auck- used such a deleterious mixture, when land.

the ingredients for brewing were at so A Message from the Lords informed reasonable a price. the House, chat they had agreed to the Alter fome farther conversation, the A& for the better protection of the Trade Committee agreed to the duty of 80l. of the United Kingdom.

upon every 100l. value of China-ware The House resolved itself into a Com. imported. Allo that 155. Ihould be laid mitttee on that part of his Majesty's upon every pound weight of opium im. Message on the 23d of November, re- ported from the place of its growth, and specting accommodation to Commercial that a drawback of 6d. should be allowe Persons

ed on its exportation. Also 12s. '6d. Mr. Vanfittart called the attention of upon every pound weight not imported the House to the importation of China. from the East Indies, estimating the ware from the East Indies, and Opium drawback on the exportation at 78.-The from China. It was proposed to add a Report was ordered to be received on duty on Porcelain imported of 80 per Monday: cent. With respect to Opium, it was The Report of the Committee of also intended to increase the duty, as Supply was brought up, and agreed to. great quantities, he understood, were Mr. Bagwell obterved, that a very conused in the adulteration of beer.

fiderable sum had been subscribed in Mr. Patterson wished to know to whom Cork for granting bounties to leamen.


and in that case, the ships which may be Note presented on the 24th of May to Citizen provifionally detained, thall be immedi

But thould the First Vander Goes, Secretary of State for Fo. Consul unfortunately pertist in wishing reign Affairs at the Hague, by Mr. life to occupy the Batavian territory, and to 1on, ibe English Envoy.

convert the resources of the country into SIR,

means of hostility and attack against By:orders from my Court, I take the Great Britain; bis Majesty will find him

liberty of requesting that you will be felt compelled, by the duty he owes to pleased to submit to the Batavian Go. the safety of his States, and to the dearest vernment the following confiderations : interests of the people, to have recourse The King is animated with the livelieft to those measures which Providence has delire to prevent the new war, which is put in his power to frustrate the designs about to break out, from extending to of his enemies. To conclude; it will be countries which have had connexions with sentiments of the molt profound with France, and from involving in its grief that his Majesty will see the Batacalamities Nations which have taken no vian Government dragged into a war, part in the events that have given rile to which must be as little agreeable to its it. His Majetty, however, cannot ob- intentions as to those of his Majesty. serve towards the Batavian Republic Bonaparte, in his tour, has received the that conduct which such fentiments would addresses of Priests and Prefects, who dietate, unless the French Government vied with each other in the grofiness and be disposed to adopt a similar lyitem. impiety of their adulation. The PreIf France will conlent to immediately tect of the Pas de Calais seems to have withdraw its troops from the territory of borne away the palm from all his brethe Republic; it it will exonerate the thren. He tells' Bonaparte, “ Tranquil Baravian Government from the obliga with respect to our fate, we know that, tion of furnithng it with any allistance, to ensure the happiness and glory of either by land or by lea; in a word, if it France, to render to all people the treewill permit the Republic to oblerve a dom of commerce and the seas, to hum. locere and perfect neutrality during the ble the audacious deltroyers of the repose course of the war, his Majelty will en of the Univerle, and to fix at length peace gage, on bis part, to adhere with fcrupu- upon the earth, GOD CREATED BONAJous exactness to a reciprocal neutrality; PARTE, and refled from his labour !"

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The Moniteur of the 2żd contains the “ You will attack London in London, mandates of leveral Archbishops, with and this new Carthage shall be destroy. dire&tions for the form of prayers to be ed. The people et Boulogre, the nearest used for the succes of Bonaparte's arms. to thele proud Illanders, have already In the mandate of the Archbilhap of seen the ladiels of Nelson fade berore their Rouen he is liyled, " The Man of God's port; they wait for Cornwallis, his fucRight Hand, the “ Christ of Provi- cellor, to prove to him, that the French, dence." We hall not dwell upon the who conquered one Cornwallis in Amedilgutting theme. Every good and vir- rica, have not degenerated." tuous mind must be locked at the hor One of the late Addrefies to Bonarible blasphemy of the Archbishop! parte contains the following bombaltic

The Prefect of the Somme concluded passage :-" The English will have war; his Address to the Conful in the tolowing ihey shall have war. Before that Genius words : - Father of thy country, con to whom the Alps lowered themleives, tinue through our abundant fields, the ocean will become folid! and even through our embellished cities, amidit in the centre of England our warriors, universal joy, thy pacific and triumphant under your direction, will find and ligna. march; but let England tremble! Let the lize a plain of Marengo!" English, abandoned to the feebleness and According to private advices from arrogance of its ministers, to the folly France, General Antregli has been or. and audacity of its orators, contemplaie dered by the Governinent to remove [ixwith affright the hero of France, advan teen leagues from the capital, having incing to punish perjury, to impote on the curred the displeasure of the Contular pirates of the lea the yoke of peace, and Delpot by his honelt refusal to become to proclaim on the ruins of Aibion the the medium of the molt gross and intacominercial independence of France !"- mcus falsehood respecting the situation of Addrelling himielf to Madame Bona. affairs in this courtry. parte, le lays, “ Exalted by your auguft An English Lady of diftin&tion, juk husband to the higliest rank, you liave returned from France, lays she law, in placed happiness by the tide of glory. almost every place the passed, printed Glory! Happiness! rare allociation ! rée bills, exciting the French to invade this lerved for the Hero of France, as the country; fi.ying, that Britain ficuld be wileft of men, and formed by you, giver 1p to general pillage. This remadam, by you who have become a mo minds us of the huntiman, who, having del to all womer.. Every attribute of told the bear's ikin previous to the your sex which embellithes the lite of killing of the beart, fell himlelf a ta. man; personal graces, mental faicina. crifice. tions, sweet and sympathising tendernels :

It is ftated that an army

of 200,000 thele, and all other gifts, you have rea men will be formed into four camps after ceived from nature; you have cultivated harvett: 50,000 at Compiegne, 60,000 at them with care, and each day you em Cherbourg, 50,000 near St. Omer, and ploy them to the noblert ends !"

40,000 in the Batavian Republic. It is The Meinbers of the Council General likewise blazoned forth, that Bonaparte of the Department of the Seine and Oife will take the command of the whole of thus convey their sentiments to the First the above force, and Berthier be ap. Conful:

pointed Chief of the Statf. The fleets of « Citizen Chief Conful and Prefident, Hotillas are to aslemble at Dunkirk, Bouthe English Government, the violator of logne, and Calais. treaties, the tyrant of the feas, the plud. As a fattering mark of respect to the derer of commerce, till wishes for war! Firtt Contul, when at Boulogne, an exTo this perfidious provocation the French periment was made to prove in what perpeople will reply only by thouts of ho- tect safety thips might ride in the road nour and the vengeance of victory: Youl of Boulogne, under the protection of the are the Chief of tbe Great Nation, to tix batteries, mounted with heavy guns, which nothing is impossible. Our legions which defend the town. Four or five opened a passage through the Alps to veflels were lrauled out, to bid defiance to conquer at Marengo. A ttrait cannot the flying squadron hovering cff the harprevent them conquering Albion.


But Britih cruisers are neither The address of the Council of the first to be deterred by batteries nor B. naparte, district of the Department of the Pas de when their enemies are in reach. 'In a Calais contains the following exprel. Short time, Captain Owen, in the Imflions :

mortalité frigate, attacked those veffets,


and drove them on fhore, under the very Geant de la Marine* appeared in the dress guns which were to protect them. They of the Grand Master, with the bonnet, were left dry by the tide, and to greatly grand crols of the Order, and all the damaged, that they were afterwards other badges of the Chief. He held in hauled into the inner harbour to be his hand an ox's born. The molt intulia repared. The people of Boulogne were ing infcriptions proceeded from his pocpetrified with astonishment and mortifi- kets, and from below his arms. Engliik cation; and the great Hero of France, sentinels, ranged around him, prevented infiamed with iage and disappointment, the people from deranging any part of in the fury of his anger is said to have this grotesque spectacle. M. de Bulli, torn off the epaulets from the shoulders of however, the Lieutenant of the Grand the chief engineer.

Matter, is here, reduced to che neceflity of The Dutch Government offered to pay being a witness to these low scenes." to France, during the war, thirty millions ANECDOTE. _Atter the French, by of guilders, if it were allowed to enjoy fraud and force, had got poffellion of the neutrality; instead of which France has citadel of Turin, the unfortunate King of ordered it to pay the money, and to join Sardinia continued to reside in the city, her cause, besides providing ten thips of To disguit the King with his refidence the line and 12,000 troops.

to hurt his feelings, and to ridicule royA Convention was ligned on the 5th ally, a cavalcade of French foldiers, inft. by General Count Walmoden and having one dresled as the King, and deGeneral Mortier, on board a fmail vesel corated with the mock intignia of his on the Elbe; by which the Hanoverian different orders, with a paper crown upon Troops, both Onicers and Soldiers, that his head, and leated upon a cart belonghad retired beyond the Elbe, are to be con- ing to the public executiuner, drawn by lidered as Prisoners of War on their wo alles, and attended by mimic pages, parole, and to engage that they will not, body guards, &c. &c. paraded two days during the war, enter into any lervice under the King's windows, and played hottile to France. The arms, ammuni- revolutionary tunes and longs; the third tion, and horses, are to be given up to day, after a tour round the King's Cato the French.

ile, the whole party went to the place of His Majesty had just perfeftly re execution, where the royal crown, dreis, paired his Palace at Hanover, and lump. &c. &c. were buried under the gallows--fuously furnished it for the relidence of and when the Citizen Soldiers returned the Duke of Cambridge, to the amount of from this noble expedition, they brune of which the French General the windows of the apartments of the Mortier is the preleat poflefior. The Royal Family, and committed other riots, celebrated stock of cream.coloured horses which were only terminated by a forced and brood mares, which have to long present from the King, of 1,000 louis supplied his Majesty's fate-coach with d'ors, pour boire. thole beautiful animals, has fallen into ANTWERP, Yune 10.--Our city has the hands of the enemy. Thirty of them been placed under military execution tur arrived there on the 27th ult. A set of not liaving furnished its contingent of eight cream coloured, in a, Conscripts. The municipality has pubtopped at Hamburgh, as well as a white lithed a proclamation, of which the folhorle, named Diamond, the finest in the lowing are the principal pallages :Hables, richly capariluned; another Citizen Mercognet, Chief of the 108ide pamed Majador, and two of less value, Demi-brigade, requires us to lodge, pay, have been given to General Mortier. and maintain 300 men, until we had The other horles are not yet diftributed. have raised our proper number of Core Aipong those defined for General Ber. Scripis: and we are forced to announce thier are Achmet and Mahonict, two of to you, that it our contingent thall not the finest (addic-horles.

be completed upon the 16th inft. all the The Moniteur is very indignant at a Conscrips, without dittinction, intended trick played by tone of the sailors at for the Frecci armi, will be liable to be Malta, of which gives the following leized, and lent in the Colonial de po!s. dscription, in a letier from that illand, (as our readers are in all probability dated the 281h uit.--"Yesterday ihe ignorant of the operation of a decrce

* Ceant de la Marine means the Giant on the Marina, or Quay, and is the vulgar ap; ellation given to a bronze statue of Neptune, which wands near the landing place for boats, at La Valette,

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