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Constantinople, April 11. Prussian minister, baron Harderiberg; ON the sth the capitan pacha sailed ani it is believed this marked preferwith his whole fleet, which has hitherto ence not a little contributed to procure laid at anchor near the Seven Twers, for tha minister the poti.folio fir fo. for the Dardanelles. This feet has on reign affairs. The emperor A'exander, board a corps of chosen troops. The it is said, has condescended to consult capitan pacha, a brave and experienced him in every thing; and this confia man, his positive orders from the Porte dence has been carried to such a degree to attack the Russian Acet, which has, as seriously to disquiet the Russian miat present, only a few English ships of nister baron Budberg, who is at this war with it. We therefore hourly ex. mument at Konigsburg pect advice of a sea engagement.

According to every appearance, it 13. The grand vizier left this city on seems certain that the first m vemenc the 7th to repair to the Danube. He is of the Russian and Prussian armies will to be followed by all the troops here. have for its obj.ct the deliverance ofthe The Russians took upon them to detaia ewo fortresses of Dantzic and Graudentz. the new Prussian envoy, baron Pilsach, According to ail accounts received here, some time at Bucharest. This minis- the French army is also ready to put ter has since arrived here by way of itself in motion, and wairs only he sige Widdin.

nal for attack. A great barile appears Turkish Frontier, April 20. It is re. inevitable, and very near. ported that, as soon as the new pacha Vienna, May 9. The marching of of Widdin, the successor of Piswan troops, which has lately taken place, is Oglou, heard that the pacha Suleimann a natural conequence of the changing had been killed by the Servians, after of quarters throu hout the armv. his departure from Belgrade, he ordered The Court Gizetre of this day conall the Christians of Widdin, about 3000 tains the following article from Tur in number, to be murdered.

kev :Konigsberg, May 5. The emperor of Eli Bey, the known Mameluke chief, Russia, and the king of Prussia, after died sudienlv.onehe 3th of January, on having spent a weck at Georgenbourg bis joun y berwecuo Dumanhoora and (on the frontiers of New Eastern Prus. Mahsur sia), have returned to Memel. The His majesty is expecied back from Ofen two monarchs reviewed all the troops of at Vienna, withine taking a certain the new levy, which, by the route of journey thic had been poken of. Lithuania, are assembled in the envi. Rostock, May 11. We are in great Tons of Byalystock. The emperor want of Engi sh and colonial gods, Alexander, who has already visited our part'cularly coffee and sugar, which city, is expected again heie, where he would find a ready sale provided the has been preceded by his field «qui- supply was not too abundant at once, page. During his stay'at Georgenbourg for the scarcity of cash is every day and Memel, it was remarked thar be more and more felt. Ai Weimar trade shewed a particular preference for the is completely at a stand. Vol. XXXVIII,

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Warsaw, May 12. The grand army mand of these troops, general Ruche forms an uninterrupted line of 70 leagues, commanding under him. from Braunsberg, on the Baltic, to the Augsburg, May 18. We expect here Narew.

to morrow the French horse chasseurs General Hutchinson is at Bartenstein, and cuirassiers: they will be followed with the emperor of Russia and king of by the Spanish regiment of Guadalax. Prussia.

ara, and several other regiments. So Berlin, May 13. The courier Creret, much has been said lately, of negoti. who arrived here yesterday from the ations, and the reports which have been head quarters, has brought intelligence circulated are so contradictory, that it that his majesty the emperor of the is difficult to know what to believe. It French was on the 8th in tant at Elbing, is, however, generally believed that where he reviewed on that day 18,000 the negotiations are not so far advance cavalry, making part of the corps of his ed as was believed. They say, that imperial highness the grand duke of the emperor Napoleon, always aosious Berg.

to employ all the means in his power to On the right bank of the Vistula below prevent the effusion of blood, tad proDantzic there is a canal which forms posed peace to the emperor of Russia an island. This was defended by 1000 and the king of Prussia on very modeRussians. The French attacked the rate terms ; that the two sovereigns reisland, 400 Russians were killed, and 600 plied, that they were ready to treat, but made prisoners; all the redoubts were that their connections with Great Bri. taken, and seventeen pieces of canuon. tain and Sweden did not permit them to

The French have made a lodgment act without the participation of those in the covered way of Danczic. The courts. It is said, that France did not siege of that city proceeds with all the oppose this proposition, declaring that success that can be expected.

she wished for a general peace. The Copenbagen, May 16. The emperor principle of compensations was then of Russia and the king of Prussia, 36 proposed as the basis of peace. All sording to advices from East Prussia, these propositions have been communi. were on che 4th of May at Bartenstein, cated to the courts of London and Stock. where general Hutchinson likewise holm, but their answers have not yet was.

been received. The letters from Pas General Rychel, who has received land say, that these communications another appointment, is succeeded in the have been made through the medium government of Konigsberg, by general of aides-de-camp, but that no diplomatic Lestocq. General Blucher has received conferences have yet taken place. Ba. the command of the Prussian troops. ron St. Vincent, who represents the

Schwerin, May 17. The reports of a sovereign whose mediation has been supture of the armistice concluded be accepted, had been made acquainted tween marshal Mortier, and baron Von with what has passed; but it is feared Essen, which were circulated in conse that the intrigues of the English minisquence of the arrival of the king of ter will frustrate the efforts of the Sweden at Stralsund, were entirely un

friends of humanity. founded. His majesty has given baron Harsaw, May 23.

The Russiads Von Essen the most honourable proofs have passed the Narew at several points, of his satisfaction with his conduct rela and attacked some of our cantonments tive to the late events in Pomerania, as on the right bank, which, in consequence he alighted at his quarters, and present. of their distance from each other, were ed him with the grand cross of the or unable to withstand the mass that presse der of the sword.

ed upon them. The enemy had, be. The king of Sweden has left Mal. sides the Co-sacks, who are better exer.moe,' and is already arrived at Stral- cised than ever, and several squadrons sund. It is said that 6000 Prussians of regular cavalry, 1500 infantry, and and 10,000 Russians wili land there, eight pieces of cannon. At first they and that his majesty will take the com drove in several of our outposts, and

Massacred those they took by surprise. rations are made to receive them, should Fourteen soldiers of the eighty-eighth they make an attempt upon the island were surrounded in a small intrench- of Walcheron. General Monnet has a ment, and chose rather to lose their lives camp at West Cappel. to a man than surrender. Not one of 28. We learn from Bourdeaux that them survived. A company of grena. there is an extraordinary activity at rhat diers, of the sixty-fourth, being attack. port. The administration has ordered ed by the Russians, the commandant all the vessels there of from 300 to 700 of the latter, in faced with his superior

tons to beésneathed with copper. Nanumbers, advanced with a look of con

val officers have arrived to hasten the tempe, and ordered the French captain preparations. Our correspondent at to surrender, when the latter, seizing a

Bourdeaux also writes that there is the musket, levelled, and shot him dead, same activity at Nantes. Many con. exclaiming This is the way a French: jectures are formed, he adds, but no man surrenders.' Threc battalions came one can flarter himself with having die to the assistance of this brave coinpany,

vined the object of these movements. defeated the Russians, and pursued them This however is certain, that they are sword in hand. The latter, besides, labouring briskly in our dock -yards; their wounded, left ojo dead upon the and our hopes are directed to the sea. ground. The French lost only bo mnen, Hamburg, May 30. Advice has this and several Cossacks were drowned in moment been received by an extraordi. the Narew.

nary courier, that Dantzic capitulated Marshal Massena, as we learn, has on the 26th instant. obtained a signal advantage over the

The want ut ammunition and proenemy, but we have not yet received visions compelled the garrison to prothe details. It seems the whole army' pose terms of capitulation. It was sup* is in motion.

posed that the Russian and Prussian Yesterday there was a report that the ariny would have made some attempt Russians had made an attack upon the to prevent the fall of Dantzic, but no whole line of the right wing under other attacks seem to have been made marshal Massena, but were repulsed upon the enemy than those partial ones with considerable loss. The fifth corps

on the 16th and 18th at Weichsel. of the army continued in pursuit of ene munde. Russians; and marshal Massena had Berlin, May 30. By letters from given orders, for the purpose of accele Trieste of the 12th, it is stated that rating the march of the army, that all

the English at Alexandria are under the baggage and disposable articles great embarrassments. The Porte, im. should be sent into the rear.

mediately after admiral Duckworth's Berlin, May 26. Yesterday official retreat, had ordered considerable de. accounts were received here from the tachments of troops to njarch from imperial head-quarters at Finkenstein, Syria to Egypt, to oppose the landing staring that at the moment an assau't of the English, but though they were was ready to be made upon the Hackeis. too late for this service, it is believed berg, the city of Dantzic made propo. the English will not receive reinforce: sals to capitulare: it is therefore proba

ments from Malta and Sicily in time ble that the French crocps are now in to oppose the force collecting against possession of Danrzic.

them. The death of Elfi Bey is a seri. The same letters mention the capture ous loss to the English : and what sust of a fine English corvette, 'bur as they increase their embarrassment is, the in. refer to other accounts not yet received, telligence brought by an eye-witness, it is not possible to say at present how that the regiment of emigrants at Malta that corverre fell into the hands of the was in a state of insurrection, having - French. We however can assure our fought several days with the rest of the readers, that there is no doubt that it troops ; nor were the insurgents rehas been taken.

duced when this de ponent left the Paris, May 27. The English cruise island. constantly before Flushing; but prepa.

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HOME NEWS.

London, May 26.

frigate to The westward. She made her LAST night, son e daring villains numb ronile iynal-post, and went on who intesi St. Gi es's, atten pred to sub for the West Indies. a waggon as it was pais ng through Lunuun, junt i., Do Saturday morm Breados peet, ana t) ( Vu "g to inz, it even o'cl ik, a fire broke our in apprehend them, a Watchmar, and the th Si!lebo se of Misst$. S saine and respectabls roung men were wour aed, Mine', dizillers, at Hulborn-bridge. It so ihar teir lives are de paired of. appears to have ai isen from the sill

Brenifo. 4. May 26. Int election for having been over.biled; the head flew M dd esex fiu iy ci sed onis d y. At off, and the fire by son e means caught ab ur ten minu es pasithice le joluas a vissel of spir is, antamoung ab ur 140 closed, and he 10tal p mber to: cach glim, which sud.cnly expluatd. Toc cand care shortly afterwans declared staves wiļe blewo through the rof, to stand thus .

which was con plurely shatierid, foriu. For Mr. Mellish. ... 2706

nately avoiding the backs, in which A 1. Bing 2:48 Sì C. Baynes. : ;

were large quantines of spirits. Itine 122

conuary nad been ihe cose, tbere is no Whereupon Mrs vers ceclared, in calcu ating on the probable damage, the usual 'to.m, the arcision of ihe Ihree persons were materially hurt: sheriffs, bat William Nellish, esg, and the distulier was severely burnt and George Byng, esq. weit duly elucied. scalded : 'no ohirs were much cur by

Peymouit, May 30, Wert down nto The falling of the staves in the very Causand B y, the Foudroyani, of 84 sale ih y were in, and one of them will, guns, rear-admiral Be tie ; she will be in all, robability, lose his leftley, 1 he off in a few days on a cruise to the weste. ergines, wided by the efforts ut ini ro. ward. The San Josef, of sip guns, is Juricci corps, confined the damage to stripping in Hamoeze, for the purp sc 8001. The explosion was so gitai, thay o b.inge the sent into desk to bi im. ali tlie wir di ws, bruin iht Swan-yard nicciately repairte, or for the present to i he end of Flila dane, uere sbivered, Jaid up in ordinary till a dock is vaçait ; 2. Every day produces stronger inher ship's cimpany will be sent dications of an capedition, but as yet beard the Ville de Paris, of 1102. uns, none of the troupis in the Kort distic jist commissioned to receive annual have received orders 10 embark; in the lord Gardinei's Arg. Cop'a'n Bedturd mean tim, transports are assembling aç js appointed to the command of her, various points; inere were sxsy cu Sa. and the captain commandant of the San cuiday at Diptford, several of which I sef is appointed to the rubria, of

Weie dripping cown the river. Al the 110 guns, now in Ciwsand Bay, she is Little Nore thirty arç aiready assem. to receive ihe flag if vice-ai miral sir ). bid, ntred for troops and stures, and Saumarez, K. B. now in the P 1x.ce of we hear that 100 coliers are immedie Wales, ut Brest, Passed by the Diana alely to be taken up for a similar service.

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On Friday last thirty-two sail of

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11,170 transports, h ving on board some bat Hon H. Lascelles 10,989 tallo of the kiny's German legion, The high sheriff, after stating the sailed from Cove, for Portsmouh, under total numbers for each candidate, de. Cos voy of his majesty's briz Sragul, c..pe clared W. Wilberforce, esq. and the tain Cartwright, and Wrangler gun. right hon, Jord M. lcon duly elected to

représent this county in the cosuing June 3. A cartel arrived at Ports- parliame it. mouh yesterday from France. It Lord M leon was then chaired in the brought over captain Wooor ff, late of usual manner round the castle.yard, his maje-ty's ship Cu cuila, wnich was and through some of the principal taken in the year 1834, on her passave spreets of ihis city, accomp nied by a with cun voy' from St. Helena. by the most numerous body of his friends, in Roc fort squadron, ater a niise deer- which he received the hearty and free mined resistance. We have put heard acclamariuns of many thousands of freethat the cartel has br ught any news.

holders and circens. Dublin, June 1.

On Thur day last, Mr. W..berfrce's illness prevented at two o'clock, a meeting took place his a pearing on the hustings, consenear Wextord berween Mr. Alcock quer:ly the ceremony of chairing, on and Mr. Colclough, candidates for that his part, was dispensed with, county, when, on the first fire, the larter Thus terminated the above arduous received a shot through the heart, which struggle; a strugg.e, by all the canins anuly derived him of existence ! didates and their tricods, of such The origin of this faral dispute, we strengto and perseverance, as has never, Understaod, wis ia consequence of the at any period, been- equalied at any deceased procuring the tenants of a lady, county-election in the kingdom. In who supported the interest of Mr. Al deed, the great exertions put in force cock. to vote against him.

are not to be wondered at, when it is to On Sa urday last, at two in the after. be considered, that the representation noon, Charles. Cole and Richard Lane, of this extensive, popuroui, rich, and ina esq s. sheriffs of the city of Cork, de, endent county of Yurk, great in her wate: upon his grace the duke of manufactures, was to be the high reRchmond, to whom they presented an

ward of two of the candidates. ad r.s, from the mayor, sheriffs, and Nothing, since the days of the revo. common council, as well as the freedom lution, has ever presented to the world of the city of Cork, in a gold box. His such a scene as nas been, for fifteen days grace was pleased to express his sen and nights, passing within this great tmen's upon this occasion in an appro- county. Repose or rese have been unpriate answer. Sir Arthur Wiles ev, known in i, excepe it was seen in a was a'so presented wi'h the freedom of messenger, totally worn our, asleep upon the same city in a silver box.

his prist-horse, or on his carriage. Every York. June 4. A duel.cook place on day the r«ads, in every direction, and

mrning last, a few miles to and from every remote corner of the from York. between Mr. Mellish, of county, have been covered with vehicles thar cunty, and the hon. Martin Imaded with voters; and barouches, curHawke, in which Mr. Mellish was ricles, gigs, flying waggons, military wounded; but, it is understood, not cars, with eight horses to them, crowded dangerously. They are both in the sometimes with forty voters, have been interest of lord Milion. Sir Thomas scouring the country, leaving not the Gascoyne's son

was second to Mr. smallest chance for the quiet traveller to Hawke; and Mr. Lee to Mr. Mellish. urge bis humble journey, or find a chair

5. This being the fifteenth day of ar a inn to sit down upon. the poll for this county, and the last day

The Stratford jubilee was only a allowed for the poll, it finally closed, miniature picture of it. It is reckoned when the numbers were,

thar, one day with another, about eighi Mr. Wilberforce

11,806 horses a day were found dead upon the

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