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sha! M:ssena's corps gards the shores According to the last official accounts of the Narew. The corps that was from Turkey, of the 3d March, no under marshal Avgereau is incorporated treary had yet been concluded berween with the rest of the army.

the Porre and the courts of London and The enemy's line extends along Seck- Petersburg, but the negociations with burg, Bischofisburg, Bartenstein, and the English ambassador, Mr. AibuthKonigsberg. When the letters were nur, were broken off, and the preparwritten, from which we have extracted ations for defence on the part of the these particulars, the imperial head. Turks carried on more actively than quarters were at Osterode; but every ever.--Why the English Meer sailed thing seemed to indicate a general move. back to the Dardanelles-ivhether, as ment.

some suppose, its return was merely to General Oudinot's division passed be ascribed to a gale of wind, is noc through here yesterday, and ro-day it known with certainty. is in motion to pass the Pussarge, and Murib 31. The following intelligence, compel the enemy to retreat. The left of the date of the 3d March, has been wing of the French army have, for received from Constantinople :three days past, been combating the On the 28th February, the English enemy with manifest advantage; 5000 endeavoured to make a landing on prisoners, and 11 pieces of cannon, are what is called the Prince's Island, but the fruits of this period. The third failed in the attempt. Their loss on corps of the army is approaching Oste- this occasion, it is said, was 400 men, sode, where the imperial head-quarters killed or wounded, and 200 prisoners. bare been for these in days past. The next day the fleet weighed anchor,

Pienna, March 28. The following and sailed towards the Dardanelles. are the demands made by the English The preparations for defence at Con. of the Porte :

stantinople, are continued with extra. 1st. That the Porte shallimmediately ordinary vigour. The French and Spamake peace with Russia.

nish ambassadors promote them by their zdly. She shali deliver her marine advice and activity. The council of the into the hands of the English, till the Grand Signior is likewise permanent. conclusion of a general peace.

On the evening of the ist of March, 3diy. Ste shall leave the Russians in the negociations were broken off, and possession of Moldavia and WaHachia, the English ambassador sailed away with until the same period.

the Acer. The English have been dis4thly. As a proof of her pacific in- app inted in their expectations of rein. ten: ions, she shall surrender to the forcements from Malta and the Black English the outworks of Constanti. Sea. pople.

The number of Turks who are Although all these demands have armed in and about Constantinople, been refused, the negociations still con- amounts to nearly 100.000, Public tinue,

order has not becu in the least disturbert March 30. After the demands which The Grand Signior has not shewn the admiral Duckworth made to the Tur- least inclination to leave Constantinople, kish ministry, all the inhabitants of as had been falsely asserted. Constantinople, capable of bearing arms, Birlin, Marcb 6. Official accounts were armed to the amount of 60,000 from the head-quarters at Osicrode, men and the French engineers, which dared the Sth of Fco. state. that all ac

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London, March 24.

ford Grenville, first lord of the treasury; YESTERDAY morning at nine lord H. Petry, chancellor of the excheo'clock, John Maycock was cxccuted on quer; earl Spencer, viscount Howick, the platform at the top of the new pri- and Mr. Wyndham, the secretaries of son in Horsemonger-lane, pursuant to state; carl Muira, master-general of his sentence at the late King ton as- the ordnance; and the hon. T. Grensizes, for the murder of Mrs. Pooley. ville, first lord of the admiralty.

The same obduracy and insensibility All of whom had private audiences to his fate, which this culprit evinced of his majesty, according to their rank at the moment of receiving sentence, in office, and resigned their soals, excontinued to mark his demeanour till'cept the lord chancellor. The audiences the last moment, Neither the entrea- lasted till near two o'clock. ties of the clergyman who attended At three o'clock his majesty held a him, nor the repeated requests of Mr. private levee, which was attended by Ives, the keeper, could induce him to The archbishop of Caoterbury; the acknowledge his guilt; for he perse- duke of Portland ; 'earls Aylesford, vered to the last in asserting his inno. Egin, Selkirk, Westmoreland, Chacence, and arraigning the injustice of tham and Camden; viscount Castlehis sentence. Such were the popular reagh; lords Arden, Hawkesbury and abhorrence and indignation, that shouts Lowther; sir S. Correrell; Messrs. proceeded from the multitude on his Sheridan, Falkener, Verney, and Mr. being launched into eternicy.

Perceval. Ac half past one yesterday morning, The following had the honour of bea reprieve was received at the prison ing presented to his majesty, and kissed from the judge who had presided in the hands on their several appointments : criminal court of Kingston, deferring Earl Westmoreland, upon his being until Thursday the execution of Wil- appointed the lord privy seal. liam Duncan, the gardener, who was The duke of Portland, upon his convicted of the murder of Mr. Chivers, being appointed first lord of the treahis master.

sury. March 26. On Tuesday night, lord Lord Hawkesbury, upon his being

The poor

Earl Selkirk, upon his being ap- had, for nearly two years past, been una pointed lord lieutenant of Kirkcudbright fortunately in a dejected state of mind, Stewarty,

and incapable of following his indusThe ministers had audience of his trious pursuits. The unfortunate man majesty, whes he delivered to them had a wife in Audley.street, and he had the seals of office.

also a comforiable hoine arising from After the levee his majesty held a her industry. On the morning of Wedprivy council, which sat till five nesday, the deceased informed his wife o'clock.

that he should arise and take a walk; · Murcb 27. Mr. Perceval received the but being gone longer than was expected, seais of office yesterday, as chancellor his wife arose also, and on going into of the exchequer, and chancellor of the her sitting room, she saw a letter of duchy of Lancaster-the latter office her husband's hand-writing, which had during his majesty's pleasure. He been left by him to inform her chat he kissed hands on the occasion, as did was gore to the canal to drown himself, also the following noblemen and gentle being tired of his life. The letter exmen, on receiving their scveral ap. horted the wife not to grieve, as she pointments :

would meet her husband again in heaEarl Camden, president of the coun- ven. The wife, on reading the lerier, cil.

hasted to the canal, and having been Lord Mulgrave, forse lord of the ad- jpformed by the bargemen of the course miralty.

her husband had taken, she hasted to. Mr. R. S. Dundas, president of the wards the Mitre, when she beheld a board of controul.

body foating on the water. Earl Chichester, one of the post- woman, in a frantic state, rushed into masters general.

the curreni, and brought the body on Earl Bathurst, president of the board shore, but the spark of life was extinct. of trade, and master of the mint, The landlord of the Mitre took the

Lord Charles Somerset and Mr. Long, body in, and used every eff ri, but in joint paymasters of the forces.

vain, tó restore life. Verdict-InsaMarquis of Titclificld, one of the nity. Lords of the treasury.

Yesterday morning, Lord Lovaine, a member of the board Richard Nettlefield was taken at an of controul.

early hour from his cell to the chapel His majesty afterwards gave audio of the new gaol, Horsemonger-lane, in ences to the duke of Portland, lords the borough, where having passed some Çamden and Hawkesbury, and Mr. time in prayer with the rev. Mr. Mann, Perceval, chancello of the exchequer. the chapain, he was conducted to the Ar five o'clock his majesty left town. fatal platform, and was in a few mio

Mr. Hammond and lord Fitzharris nutes launched into eternity. His beare appointed under secretaries of state haviour was as pious and resigned on in the foreign department; and Mr. the scaffold, as it was at the condemned Cooke and the hon.colonel Stewart in sermon the preceding day :--it was obthe war and colonial department; Mr. served that the deceased and Duncan, Dacre Adams, who filled the office of the gardever, who was in the chapel private secretary to Mr. Pitt, has been with him on Sunday, were two of the appointed to the same situation by his most pious and resigned men that have grase the duke of Portland.

ever been seen there iogether. Thede.

Marcb 31.

April t. On Saturday last, as the effected this service, embarked again, lady of Mr. Williams was going from and returned to the Contest gun-drig Mill-hill to Hendon, in her chariot, without any loss. accompanied by two of her children There are now in comin ission 713 and a gentleman, the coachman drove ships, of different descriptions; of against a cart on the road ; the shock which 145 are of the line, 20 froin so was so violent that it threw him from to 44 guns each, 166 frigates, 201 the box: the horses being much fright. slorps, and 172 vessels of a smiler de. ened, soon disentangled the carriage, scription. 2ud went off at full speed. The road April 2. A remarkable instance of along which the vehicle had to pass was sagacity and love for the human species so extremely narrow, that at any time in a dog, occurred on Monday se'nnight it required great caution to drive with in Romney Marsh.-A female child, security; nor withstanding which, the about four years old, the daughter of a carriage was not overturned. The looker, at Belgar, between Romney horses having to pass another cart, they and Lydd, having been left by its muhad che sagacity, though they were ther alone in a room where there was going at the rate of twenty miles an a fire, whilst she went abroad upon. hour, to pass on one side of it, but so some business, the clothes of the child Dear that the handle of the charior door caught the flames, and she ran terrified, was struck off by a collision with the with the garments burning, into an ada wheel. Mr. Williams was at a friend's joining apartment, where a dog was house on the road when his chariot tied up. The animal, it appears, as passed, and almost fainted on seeing soon as the child came within his reach, his wife and children in so perilous a threw her on the grounu, and tore situation. Mrs. Williams shrieked for every article of her clothes off, in: assistance to no purpose. The gentle.' which situation she crawled to a bed, man in the carriage contrived to open and wrapped herself in a coverlet. On the door and jump out, by which means the return of the mother, she discohe escaped unhurt. The horses still vered some ashes and remnants of the continued their pace; the flapping of child's clothes beside the dog, and on the door tended to increase their speed, approaching the bed, found the poor until they came to a narrow part of the infant, with one of her arms burnt, road, when providencially the door of and her side so miserabiy scorched, that the chariot became entangled in the her heart was nearly perceptible ; she hedge, which stopped for a moinent had, however, power to tell her pathe career of the animals, but they soon rent, that Shepherd, the dog's name, ran off again with great rapidity.- had taken her burning clothes off. She They broke all the traces, leaving the survived about an hour after her being carriage behind; and fortunately Mrs. discovered, and then expired. Williams and her children received no April 4. On Wednesday afternoon, injury whatever. They suffered much, as a miss Thompson, in Bishpsgatehowever, from the alarm. The coach- street, was standing too near the fire, man was taken up with three ribs bro- her train accidentally caught the Aames, ked, and so violent a concussion in his and although they were in the space of head that his recovery is despaired of. a minute extinguished, and medical

Plymoutb, April 1. The Contest gun. assistance instantly procured, yet she brig, lieut. Gregory, some days since was so much burnt as to languish till on a cruise near the chemy's coast near the following afternoon, when she died. Rochefort, observed a battery which April 6. On Friday the new members might have annoyed them, had they of the board of trade, consisting of been forced to anchor : he therefore earl Bathurst, Mr. Rose, the duke of sent his boats manned and armed to ats Montrose, sir Joseph Bunks, and Mr. tack it. The boats crew stormed the Long, met for the first time since ther battery, spiked all the guns, and drove appointments, at the office in the Trca. off the people.

Our seamen having sury, and proceeded to business.




On Friday last, his grace the duke At his house in Hunter-street, the of Richmond visited the earl of Mans- lady of Henry Hobhouse, esq. of a field, at his house at Caen Wood, and daughter. en Sarurday he returned to town. It At Roxton, in Bedfordshire, the lady is expected that on Thursday nexe he of major-general Onslow, of a daughter. will take his final leave of his majesty, Lady Francis Spencer, of a son, üt end that on Saturday he will leave Blenheim, Oxford town for Dublin, according to his ap- April 2. Mrs. C, Kemble, of a son, pointment as lord lieutenant of Ire. at her house in Newman-screet. land.

3. Lady Andover, wife of captaia
Deal, April 8. A considerable firing Digby, of a daughter.
was heard here last evening in the di- At Bath, the lady of captain Purvis,
rection of Böoicgne, but we are ar pre of the first (or royal) dragoons, of a
sent ignorant of the cause. From the
circumstance, however, of chere being 4. At Hean Castle, Pembrokeshire,
hardly a breath of wind, it is probable the lady of Thomas Stokes, esq. of i
some of cur ships got becalmed under son and heir.
the French batteries. Vice-admiral The lady of Edwin Martin Ackins,
Rowley is exp.cted here this evening, esq. of Kingston Lisle, Berks, of a
to ass me the command in the Downs, daughter.
on the departure of vice-admira, Hol- 7. In Upper Gower-street, Mrs.
low ay for Newfoundlind.-The flag John Snedden, of a daughter.
it is supprsed will be hitted to-morrow Ar h's house in Poland-street, the
morning. A considerable naval force lady of the hon. Wm. Herberr, of a son.
seems imperceptibly accumulating here, Ac Kenyon House, the lady of col.,
kod upwards of twen'y north se a piluts Thoracon, of Thornville Royal, of a
are ordered to the Dwns. A strong
squadron will certainly be sent into the
Balric as early as possible. The Namur
and Orion have already left the Downs

for Yarmouth, which I understand is
the appointed rendezvous for the feet
to assemble. If any credit may be at-

Marcb 26. At St. Mary-le-bene "iached to the reports made by the cap

church, captain Stuart, of ihe 16th tains of neutral ships, that are a'móst light dragoons, to Miss Anson, youngdsily arriving in the Downs, a general est daughter of the late Gcorge Anson, action between the Russian and Prussian esq. and sister to viscount Anson, combined forces and the French army,

At St. Mary-le-bone church, ale hon. has certainly taken place. in which the

Thomas Parker, to miss Eliza Wola latter were most sigbally defeated.

stenholme, youngest daugher of Wils liam Wolstenholme, esq. of Holly-bill, Sussex.

27. At St. Mary-le-bone church,

David Scoti, 'esq. of Drumnald, in the BIRTHS.

county of Forfar, to miss Caroline Grin. dall, of Portland-place.

30. Ac Se. James's church, Buh, Marcb 21. At Manchester, the lady Cliarles Arthur Tudall set of Charlo


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