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Partsmouth, August 26. left on Tuesday, at four o'clock P. M.
off the 'Texel. The Durch fleet, conTHIS evening arrived the Nicholas' fitting of about feverteen
sail, including and Jean transport, with upwards frigares, are ready, for fea, but do not of a hundred invalids from different re- choose to come out. The report of giments in the West Indies.
his having had an engagement is a mere This afternoon arrived is majesty's fabr'cation; nothing particular having fhip Iphigenia, of 32 guns, captain occurred. The admiral approached so Gardner, from Jamaica, who failed near as to be fired at from the shore. with his majelty's fhips Africa and Weymouth, Aug. 29. The band be Scorpion, with upwards of a hundred longing to the Srafford mire militia en. and forty fail of merchant Tips under certained the royal family during their their convoy, which are gone on for the stay at Stacie's rooms, last night, with river The Ii higenia is put under qua- several favourite military airs. rantine at the Motherbank.
This morning his majesty, the duke P.S. The Chichelter man of war is of York, and princesses Sophia and A. just arrived, with the rest of the men of melia, bathed. war, and the fleets from Smyrna, Tur. At ten o'clock all the royal family, key, Gibraltar, &c. under their convoy, except the duke of York and princess consisting of about 57 sail of merchant- royal, went on board the St. Fiorenzo
frigate; but the wind blowing strong 28. Capt. R. Parker, of his majesty's from the north east, the royal ftandard thip Swiftlure, arrived at the admiralty- was not hoisted, as their majefties were office, with advice of the fate arrival of not expected ; and therefore the usual the homeward bound Jamaica fleet; falutes were omitted. the officer immediately set off with his The duke of York rode to the camp dispatches to lord Spencer, at Wimble- to inspect the light cavalry, and returned don.
to his apartments at two o'clock. Portsmouth, Aug. 28. This day ar- The princess roya, took an excursion rived hiç majesty's ship Hornet, capt. in her fociable through the village of La kan, with a convoy from Guern- Wyke before dinner. sey
The annual amulements of horse-racYesterday afternoon arrived at St. ing, for the entertainment of their ma. Helen's, his majefty's ship Princess jetties and the princesses, commence on Royal, 98 g ung; Agamemnon, 64 guns; Wednesday the 7th of next month. Chicheiter 44 guns; Castor, 32 guns; A grand review is to take place at and Blonde, 22 guas; un'er the com- the camp on Saturday; and Monday manı! of vice-admiral Linzce, who the 13th of September is said to be the brought home under his convoy a great day fixed for the family's departure number of transports and merchant from this place. tips from Coria: the merchant Tips Accounis were also received in town are one on for the river under the from the squadron under the command convoy of the Agamemnon, of t4 guns, of admiral Macbride, dated off the cept. Nelfon, and the transports to the Texel, Wednefday noon. The admi. Motherbank, where they are perfom- ral frequently ran so near the shore as to ing quarantine.
excbange fnors with the enemy's batYarmouth, Aug: 29: Wednesday the teries; but their velleis, 17 of which, of Alligator cutter arrived here from add- various sizes, were feen, continued be miral Macbride's squadron, which she yond the reach of his guns,
An American vellol, arrived at Yar- | Prince William Henry, Woodcot, and mouth from the Texel, was on Tuef- Hawke, with a country Mip, sailed from day brought to by the squadron ; the thence for England; as did the Wormafter was charged with a message eester for Bencoolen. The Gabriel arfrom the enemy, acquainting admiral rived at St. Helena the 27th of June. Macbride, that they purposed paying The Minerva left Bengal March the him a visit, The American reports the 30th, and arrived at St. Helena the 29th Dutch vessels to be riding at single an- of June. On the 26th of April, lat.
-5. chors, and that they were ready for lea; 22 S. long, 89. 30. E. spoke with the but expresses his belief, that they will | Prince William Henry, Woodcot, and not venture from their coaft while our Hawke; faw them again the ist of fileet remains in its vicinage.
May, in lat. 11. 41. S. long. 82. 50. E. The Alligator cutter brought intelli- They were hourly expected at St. Hegence to government nearly to the same lena. effect; but the left the squadron on The Trelawney, (Whaler) Robert Tuesday evening.
Hillman, and Canton, Abel Vyvyian, 31. The Eaft India company's vo- were at St. Helena when the Minerva lunteer corps is to confift of two regi- failed for England. ments, ten companies in each, forming, Lieutenant Cook has opened a renwith officers and rank and tile, five dezvous at Newhaven, for the entry of hundred and eighty seven men.
men to serve on board the gun-boats The regimentals of the officers are and fire-thips intended to be stationed scarlet turned up with black, buff waist- along that part of our coaft. coafts and breeches. The company's
Circular letters have been sent off to arms and motto on their gorget the officers on the impress service in the
Aufpicio Regis et Senatis Angliæ.'- different ports of Great Britain and The button to have the company's crest, Ireland. Uncommon exertions have a lion, and Ealt India Company, as lately been made in this branch of the inscription.
service. The privates, a jacket, leather cap, Eight additional Mips of the line are and black stock, upiil disciplined; when ordered to be got ready for being put in they will have a proper paradę uni- commission; which will require at least form.
6oco men in order to man ihem for serSept. 1. The following interesting in- vice. telligence, relative to the outward. 3. The French priests, who have bound fleet of East Indiamen, was, yes- hitherto resided in the castle of Winterday, received at the India-house, by chester, are ordered by government to the American fhip Minerva, capt. evacuate it, as it is to be occupied by Crownfield.
troops who are to be sent to that place. The Canton, bound to St. Helena, Carisbrock-castle, in the ille of Wight, Coaft, and China, parted company with is very hortly to be converted into a the undermentioned thips, on the int depo! for East India recruits, under the of May, in lat. 26.50
management of colonel Cors 12 weit.
by. His majesty's fhip Jupiter, 50 guns,
Plymout), Sept. 3. Yesterday arrived Taunton Catties,
here the French cartel tip Nicodemus, Nottingham,
captain Maffen, from St. Domingo, in Aria,
thirty-eight days, having on board go Lord Macartney,
English oificers and soldiers, who had Eflex,
been taken prisoners on board the tranf- ; Lord Camden,
ports in the West Indies, on their paiManthip,
lage from Martinico to Cape Nicola General Goddard,
Mole. The Nicodemus is 900 tons Wiliam Pirt, and
burthen, and is one of the ships that four transports, bound to the Cape. carried troops from Old Franse to St.
The Gabriel (extra-hip) captain Domingo, in the last fleet triat failed Carse, failed from Bengal, March 2:. from thence for that island: the other On the 20th the company's ships thips of the flect are expected to jail
from the West Indies in the same man- Within this last fortnight, ninety-fix ner, that is, under the idea of cartels, to ships of large burthen, with valuable which they are converted by putting a cargoes, have entered the port of Hull, few English prisoners on board for from the Baltie. England, a political scheme of the Chatham, Sept. 5. Yesterday failed French, if it succeeds, as hy this means from hence to Blackstakes, the Parmese, they will get the whole of their fins to of 66 guns, commanded by Chevalier Europe, without the smallest risk of Alexander Cruise ; alfo failed yefterday capture, and be ready to receive troops from hence to Blackstakes, the Philip, again for any other expedition they Rullian fh'p of war, of 6 guas, commay be wanted for.
manded by captain Chevalier Smerboy; Weymouth, Sept. 3. The cabinet from thence, we hear, they are to prominifters met his majesty in council at ceed home. two o'clock, for the purpose of pro- The Saint Helena, Ruslian fhip of roguing the parliament to Tuesday the war, of 74 guns, commanded by capizin 27th instant.
Chevalier Theliger, was put out of s. The fortresses at the entrance of dock on Saturday last, after having reCork harbour are putting in the most ceived a light repair. refpectable fate of defence. Charles The Graff Orloff, Ruffian ship of war, fort, at Kinsale, has been reviewed, of 66 guns, commanded by cptain and is immediately to have its full com- Chevalier Bakeff, is arrived here, but plement of guns mounted, which will so rotten, he is not worth repairing. prefent a battery of more than three 6. The eight gun-hoats fitting at this hundred pieces of ordnance.
port are nearly ready for lea; com. It is intended to line the South West manders are appointed to some - All coast of Ireland with troops, and creat ornament to the heads and fterns of batteries on every place that commands king's thips is to be discontinued in foa creek, a bay, or an harbour.
ture ; instead of a figure for the head, a By a vessel just arrived from Guernsey, scroll is to be adopted, and the fterns we hear that the idea of invasion from to be as plain as poflible; probably a the French had nearly vanilhed. But copy from the French, as the principal
that, not withftanding, the troops and in- part of their ships are fimilar. habitants did not relax in preparation There being no court of aldermen for defending themselves againit any held at Guild hall this day, the maler i fudden attack.
and wardens of the bakers' company The internal defence of Great Britain, waited on the lord mayor at the Manat this time, amounts to no fewer than fion-house, respecting the aflize of bread; 152,000 effective men ; and from the and it appearing, by the return made augmentations that are about to take by the meal-weighers of the Monday's place, will shortly be little less than market, that wheat fold from 70$. to 180,000 men Our navy is also the 348. per quarter, forming an average moft numerous ever known.
upon 6626 quarters of 49s. and 1d. per • The amount of the naval establish. quarter, 45. 6. d. dearer than last week, ment at this time is greater than has and the prices of flour were returned a been known. The lait return to the 409. and 455. the sack.-His lordship gift of August makes the number of observed, that the increase in the price Thips in commision 467, of which 122 of wheat would oblige him, by the di. are of the line from 64 to 112 guns, rections of the act of parliament, to eighteen of 50, 180 frigates from 24 10 44 make an alteration in the price of bread, guns, and 147 floops, brigs and cutters. and hould therefore raise the same one
di the fair at Horniger, near Bury, allize, or ad. in the peck loaf, to take there was a large show of Deep, which place to-morrow; the quartern loaf in general were sold at exorbitant will then be 8d. prices. Some ewes were sold at 30s. 8. A beautiful model of a 36 gun frie each ; and several score of Norfolk gate, made on board the Hero prison wethers'were bought at high a price ihip, at Chatham, by the French Cailors, as 409. cach, which, according to was presented to the lords commisioners weight, is supposed to be gd. per pound of the adıniralty. This curious piece
of workmanship, cut out with a knife, 1 ton, to Mrs. Townsend, of Knightsis 36 inches in length, and is allowed to bridge. be an excellent performance of art and Sept. 1. William Long, of Chanceryingenuity.
lane, esq. to miss Dawson, of Bedford-
Edmund Dawson, esq.
John Heyliger Bult, of Cotion, Stafa
fordshire, esq. to Mrs. O'Keover, of Aug. 17. The countess of Dalkeith, the late Rowland F. O'Kcover; of
Sheepy Magna, Leicesterthire, relia of of a daughter. The lady of fir William Rowley,
O'dbury, Warrickshire, esq. of Tendring-ball, bart. of a son.
3. H. Burmelter of Walthamstow, 19. The lady of William Clayton, the late William L'ochilí, esq. of the
cfq. to mifs Tothill, only daughter of of Harleyford, Bucks, efq. of a daugh
navy. 21. The Marchioness of Titchfield,
John Wells, of Bromley, Kent, cfg. of a son.
to miss Either Pugel, of Wickham.
Thomas Swan, of Broughton, esq. 26. The lady of major Maxwell, of
to mils Goodwin. the thirty second regiment of foot, of a
Robert Dundas, of fon.
efq. to Sept. 2. The lady of Francis Hen mils Saunders of
a young lady derion, of Charles-ftreet, St. James's of 100,000l. fortune square, esq. of a son.
4. George Kinloch,' of Kinloch, esq. 5. The lady of John Delme, of to miss Helen Smith, of Balhary. Cames-hall, Hants, efq. of a daughter.
M le.comte de Passet, an emigrant 12. The lady of Thomas Lewis, of nobleman, to Mrs. Foulkes, of Dawlith,
Devon. Lymington, esq. of a daughter.
Sir Thomas Parkyns, bart. to miss
Boultbee, of Leicester,
6. Sir John Davie, of Credy, Devon, bart. to miss Lemon, eldelt daughter of
fir William Lemon, bart. representative Aug. 2. The rev. John Burrell, of in parliament for the county of Corne Letheringsett, to miss Johnson, daughter wall. of the rev. William Tower Johnfon, 10. Alexander Murray, of Hatton. of Holt, Norfolk.
garden, efq. to miss Newcombe, of 15. John Hopkins, of Bath, esq. to Plaistow, Ellex. Mrs. Catharine Williams, of Bristol. James Adams, efq. M. P. to mila
16. John Robinson, of Mote, near Hammond; fifter-in-law to the right Waterford, esq. to miss Margaret Pen-hon. Henry Addington. rose Strangman, of Waterford.
Dr. Relph, of Mark-lane, to Mrs. 18. James Digby, of Bourn, Lincoln- Freeman, of the same place. thire, efq. to m Hyde, the ame 13. The rev. J. S. Banks, LL. B. of place.
Trinity-hall, Cambridge, to miss Pia 20. The rev. William Helps, of gott, eldest daughter of the rev. Mr. Wadham College, Oxford, to miss Pigoti, of Leiceller. Eliza Rennie, daughter of the rev. Mr. James Parry, of Gray's Inn, efq. to Rennie, of Conway-street, Fitzroy. Anne Lucic de Valabreque, of Chaillot, square.
ncar Paris, 23. Samuel Guise, esq. late surgeon to the general hospital at Surat, to miss Addison, of Montrose.
DEATH S. 29. The hon. major George Carnegie, to miss Elizabeth Swinton, daughter of Jobn Swinton, of Swinton, efq. one of of St. Anne's, Aldersgate.
Aug.'11. The rev. Mr. Field, rector the senators of the college of Justice. The rev. Ms. Barnard of Kenfing-fra brigade,
Captain Redmond, of colonel Dillon's 3
Henry Mitchell, of Norwich, esq. Queen's college, Oxford, and pits lieutenant of the Cambridgeshire militia. bendary of Durham.
Lieutenant Mallone, of colonel Dil- Sept. 1. The lady of Joha Coore, of lon's first brigade.
Golder's-hill farm, Hendon, esq. 14. Roger Hare, of Ballybrown, ncar Mrs. Bull, of Hart.ttreet, Blooms. Limerick, esq.
bury, relict of the hon. William Bull, Lieutenant-colonel Mason, of the 32d late licutenant-governor of South-Caro. regiment.
lina. 15. Thomas Beaumont, of Buckland. Jeremiah Royds, of Bucklersbury, efq. court, Surry, esq.
Thomas Tweedy, e'q. one of the The lady of Nathaniel Alcock, of aldermen of the city of Dublin. Kilkenny, esq. M. D.
Henry Doughty, of Richmond, Surry, 16. Montgomery Campbell, of Steyn-csg. ing, Suflex, esq. a director of the Eart- 2. The rev. Nicholas Bacon, M. A. India company,
rector of Barham, and vicar of CoddenThe tev. Mr. Scacombe, rector of ham, with Crowfield, Suffolk. Camely, and vicar of Brompton, So- 3. Mrs. Malcolm, of Cowes, ifle of mersethire.
Wight, lady of lieutenant-colonel MalLady Henderson, relict of the late fir colm. Robert Hendércon, of Fordell, bart. Thomas Lane, of Hampton-court, efq.
17. Charles Dupreis, of Park-lane, The rev. Mr. Snow, of ClipfhamGroivenor-square, esą.
park, Rutlandshire. David Craigie, of Dumbarnie, efq. 8. The earl of Mansfield.
George Vaughan, esq. commander of Sir Joseph Brooke, of Seaton, York. the Alarm frigate.
Thire, bart. George Bryan, of Portland-place, esq. Captain Fitzroy, youngest fon of the
18. Lady St. Aubyn, of Welbeck earl of Southampton. ftreet, relict of the late fir John St. Au- Colonel Perryn, son of juftice Perryn, byn, bart.
a brigadier in the army. The lady of John Baker, of Oates, Lieutenant George Forbes of the Macsg.
dras cavalry, second son of the late Mrs. March, of Devonshire-Atreet, Charles Forbes, of Achermack, esq. relict of the late John March, esq. Henry William Wilson, of Didling.
20. Richard Cross, of Taplow, esq. ton, Norfolk, esq.
Lady Clive, of Wormbridge, Here- Miss Selima Medhurst, daughter of fordshire, relict of fir Edward Clive, G. W. Medhurst, of Kippax.park, lare one of his majesty's justices of the Yorkshire, esq. court of common pleas.
10. Miss Yorke, eldest daughter of 25. Richard Little, of Grosvenor. Philip Yorke, esq. place, ela.
Miss Joyce Bonham, eldest daughter 26. John Alkell Buckpall, of Oxhey, of Francis Warren Bonham, of HamHeris, efq.
mersmith, clo. 28. Lady Sylvester, relict of the late 11. Mrs. Mawbey, relict of the late fir Jolin Sylvester.
John Mawbey, of Westhall-hill, near 29. Isaac Osborne, esq. late one of the Burford, Oxford hire, esg. brother of fir bank directors,
John Mawbey, bart. John Fothergill
, D. D. provost of