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ditation could not produce a more judicious election, wisdom, dexterity, energy, disinterestedness; the most marked fidelity and most acknowledged patriotism, are the distinguisbing qualities that compose the character of the most excellent and reverend president, and the respective members of the supreme council. The most efficient measures have been taken for the uninterrupted security within, and defence without. The love of our sovereign and country is expressed by every tongue. The general emotion amongst the inhabitants, the continual chiming of the bells, and a splendid illumination in every quarter of the city for three nights, all announced the satisfaction with which every heart overflowed. Contributions have been voluntarily offered —valiant young men flock to the royal standard from all parts—the secular and regular clergy present a fresh and glorious testimony of their religious and social virtues; they form the corps for the defence of the state, and the guard of the city is under the command of the illustrious dean. The best order and harmony prevails amongst the inhabitants of every description, energy and valour increase every instant; these virtues must have their effect on the conmon enemy; he well knows that general Loyson, after crossing the Douro, has been chased by the people of Guimaraens, Braga, and Tras os Montes, that he flies with precipitation, but cannot avoid the valorous Trans Montanos,

in his disbanded division, killing his superior officers, and taking from him important spoils. We shall give a more circumstantial account of these successes; they strengthen as in our confident hopes that the empire of usurpation, perfidy, and seduction, will be annihilated, and that the better cause will have the better end, and that the restoration of our amiable prince will crown our wishes and bring back those days of felicity so violently interrupted.—Great are the presages of our prosperity, from the prompt re-establishment of public order, the absence of crimes, the moderation and peace that pre'vail among all. The government that directs us spares no pains to complete our happiness. A wise and vigilant magistrate presides in the police department, who punishes the wicked and protects the good subjects of his royal highness. It becomes us to observe a corresponding demeanour, by obeying, by confiding in our government, and by uniting amongst ourselves. Our objects are no less than the glorious re-establish‘ment of our religion, and the restoration to the throne of our lawful sovereign.—It is

situations under him, were made poisoners.; who still follow him, making great havock

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augmenting the glory of the royal service. Portugal.—London, 22d July, 18OS — o Ertract of two Letters received ty his Ercellency the Portuguese Minister, from Mr. Patrick Farral, the Portuguese Agent * at Gibra/tar, June 30. • I have the honour to inform your excellency, that on the 16th of this month the whole i kingdom of Algarva rose against the French proclaiming his royal highness the points, regent, our master, for their only true and; legitimate sovereign : the French governor, , and all those of that nation, holding public

Many of the French were killed ; the rest throwing down their arms, sought their safety in a shameful flight. A supreme juntai is already established in Faro, the capital of that kingdom, in the name of his royal highness, which is composed of the following persons:—President—His Excellency the Count of Castro MAR IM. Vice-President —His Excellency the Bishop of ALGAR va. For the Clergy—The Rev. the Arch DEAN of the Sek, and Rev. Aston Io Luis DE MACE Do. For the Nobility—DEzeM BERGAD or José Du A RTE DA Silva NEGRAo. José BERNAs Do DE GAMA, and JoAauix FELIPE DE LAND REs E1 E. For the People —M1GUEL de O. the younger, captain of the ordenancas, and Joao Aleixo. Secretary — Doctor VENTURA. The Junta is cocupied in preparing with to the greatest activity the means of completing :

this heroic undertaking. An express has just arived here from Tavira, from his Excellency the Count of CAst Ro MARIM, requesting arms, &c. from the Governor of this place, who sent what arms, powder, and shot he could spare, having sent large quantities to Spain, Messengers have also


arrived here from Silves awd Faro, making the same request, but which could not be complied with, the governor not having any to spare. The Portuguese officers who were here, waiting an opportunity to go to the Brazils, have returned, full of joy, to join their regiments in Algarva. -

SPANish Revolution.—(Continued from p. 159.) Edict published in the Island of Majorca.

Don Ferdinand VII, king of Spain and a cent islands, &c. and in his royal name His excellency the Captain General of his army and kingdom, I make it known to the faithful and loyal inhabitants of this island, that last night I convened in my police a meeting composed of all the constituted authorities, to lay before them the toose which ought to be pursued under the existing circumstances, in which both my loyalty and the unanimous wish of the people require that we should continue to wknowledge Ferdinand VII. as our lawful wereign ; in consequence whereof, it was minimously agreed upon, that these islands hall continue faithful to his majesty Ferdimind VII. ; to which end, and that we my have the benefit of the full exercise of the rights of sovereignty in his name, *fir as required, a board was appointed,

which will begin this very evening to ex

to the same, and publish what may be *ied conducive to the prosperity of this ord. A Te Deum shall be sung, and then shall be a levee, royal salute, aid illuonation.—Dos Ju AN Niguel de Vives. of command of his excellency, and as trietary authorised by the board.—BAR10xie Josias. Royal Castle of Palma, May 30, 1808. The supreme board bas sent me the folowing letter : — Most Serens Sir, Don Jonsis Capaz, member of this board, and oign in the navy, accompanied by the ortuguese captain Don Sebastian Martínez, 'going in the name of this board to inform our most serene highness of the occurren* which have lately taken place, and as *y are thought important, it has been *med requisite that he should give you a *al account of the same, that you may * the resolutions, and send us the as: *"once which we stand in need of.-May *d, &c. &c. The Mahavis De Caisi R. *"monte, June 20, isos. The purport of this verbal information * that the French have been driven from fe forts on the right banks of the Gua. ”, opposite to Ayamonte. The inha

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give them such destination as shall appear | my against whom we fight is rash, and will

most expedient; it being well understood, that if from an indiscreet zeal, or other motive, this useful ordinance should not be complied with, the offenders shall be punished with the utmost severity, as all the people ought implicitly to rely on the vigilance of this supreme council, and on their great and gallant army. The supreme council further directs, that all Frenchmen, who reside among us, after they shall have taken the oath of allegiance, and obtained letters of safeguard, shall not be any ways molested, but shall, on the contrary, be left in tranq'til possession of their property, commerce, and trade, a proceeding dictated both by equity and justice, and by a proper

attention to the public cause ; the justices

of the different districts being nevertheless obliged to watch their conduct And, in order that this manifesto may be universally known, it shall be posted in the usual piaces, and transmitted to all the justices of the different places, that they may be able to attend to the strict performance thereof. —Given in our royal palace of Alvazas, in Seville,_Ju AN BAutist A PAR do, Sec. General Palafor’s Proclamation after the Battle of Saragossa, 17th June, 1808. Conquerors of the haughty French — Aragonese !—You have proved yourselves to be worthy of your name. That multitude of proud warriors, triumphant in every other part of Europe, ceased to retain the character of conquerors when they came before you. You are inferior both in discipline and numbers; because one-twentieth part of our forces have not entered into action, having been incapable of uniting. But your zeal has overcome every difficulty. The musketry in which your enemies place so much confidence, are weak instruments of their power when you appear before them : you look at them with courage, and they fall at your feet.—Aragonese ! the result of our first attempt has been to leave on the field of battle 18,000 enemies, composing a complete army, which had the audacity to provoke our resentment. We have had the good fortune to get possession of all the property and baggage, of which the people have been infamously plundered, in the countries through which this army passed. Our loss consists only from 1700 to 2000 killed, and an equal number wounded : a loss bearing no comparison to the triumph we have obtained. Their precious blood is shed in the field ef glory, on their own territory; and these blessed martyrs demand new victims; let us prepare for the sacrifice - Aragonese ! be not impatient. The ene

afford frequent opportunities for you to exer- |

cise your skill and your couragc. If, especially, the lawless bands which violate our city of Madrid, and their commander Murat, should venture to approach us, should receive the intelligence with the highest satisfaction; we would anticipate their expectations, and meet them half way.— . Aragonesel if the battle of Saragossa had been gained by these intruders, we should


have heard their babbling of the victories of Marengo, Austerlitz, and Jena, acquired

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we have effected has been sanguinary, yet

it has been glorious. Do you consider it as a trifling commencement of your future triumphs, under the powerful assistance of your illustrious leader and patron Proclamation of King Joseph Napoleon; Bayonne, 20th June, 1808. Joseph, K iN G of NAPLES AND SI ci LY, TO THE PEOPLE OF THE KING Do Ni of NA PLEs : Providence, whose designs are inscrutable, having called us to the throne of Spain and the Indies, we have found ourselves in the cruel predicament of withdrawing ourselves from a people who had so many claims to our attachment, and whose happiness was our most gratifying hope, and the only object of our ambition. He who alone cano read the hearts of men, can judge of th sincerity of our sentiments, in opposition to which we have yielded to their impressions, and accepted a kingdom, the governmen of which has been put into our hands, i virtue of the renunciation of the rights t the crown of Spain, which our illustriou

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parate and distinct from the hereditary property of the crown.—3. The establishment of an intermediate administration, and a national parliament, capable of enlightening the prince, and of performing important services both to him and the nation.—4. A judicial organization, which shall render the decisions of the court of justice independent on the will of the prince, and make all the citizens equal in the eye of the law.—5. A municipal administration, which shall be the property of no man, but to which all, without distinction, shall be admissible.— 5. The maintenance of the regulations which we have made for securing the payments to the creditors of the state—His majesty the emperor of the French and king of Italy, our illustrio is brother, having been Pleased to coafer upon this act his powerful guarantee, we are assured, that our hopes with regard to the prosperity of our beloved People of the kingdom of Naples, thus reposing upon his widespread glory, shall not aperience disappointment. solstitutional Statute of the Kingdom of a Naples and Sicily. Joseph Napoleon, king of Naples and Ho French prince, grand elector of the pire, willing to confirm, by a constituoil statute those fundamental principles, which the monarch is to be governed, jecreed, and does decree the following :of Religiox—The Catholic, Apostolic, in Romish religion is the religion of the one-II. of THE crow s—The crown of oples shall be hereditary, in the right of

le issue, according to the primogeniture

birth-111. of THE REGENCY-1. The

ing is a minor till he attains the age of 18 ass-2. In case of the prince's minority, regency will, by right, devolve upon the leen; and in her absence, to a prince of he blood royal, who shall be chosen by the peror of the French, in his capacity as of the imperial family; and in failure ereof of a prince of the blood, the choice ill devolve upon the nation.—3. The yearsalary of the regency is confined to a oth of the grant to the crown.—4. The *ation of the minor king is entrusted to his mother, and in her absence, to the prince *inated by the predecessor of the minor. F the remaining articles relate to the offi*I of the crown, the ministers, the counof state, &c. The article respecting the Parliament confines the number of members one hundred, who are to be divided into five classes, viz. the ecclesiastics, the nobles,

**holders of landed property, the learned,

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object is, manifestly, that when the letters are opened, treason may be attributed to the new commanders, and thus their death may be occasioned, and the artny of the patriots be left without leaders.--This expedient, which has been detected, gives some idea of the precaution necessary to avoid the consequence of the perfidy of Murat and his agents, who are endeavouring to spread discord and confusion among the people in every possible direction. If union and good order be not preserved, we shall never accomplish the purpose we have in view, which is to defend our religion, our country, and our beloved sovereign Ferdinand VII. Be valiant and loyal ; respect the magistrates and constituted authorities ; resentments, and all will be attained. Proclamation at Badajos, 27th June, 1508. II appears that the divine blessing again attends us and the generalissimo. Our Lady of Pilar has given us a new proof of her favour and protection. After the French had fallen in the battles of Tudella, Mallen, Gaul, and Arragcn, in which places they appeared to the number of five or six thousand, an army of 12,000 French had orders to enter Saragossa on the day of Corpus Christi, and the command was, that the town should be penetrated although only one soldier remained to descend from the ramparts. By the miraculous interference of the Holy Virgin, a battle was fought by the patriots against these troops, at the distance of onl a gun-shot from Saragossa. All the French were put to the sword, not a single man remained to tell the dismal narrative to his countrymen. The Arragonese fought like furies, and as they approached the enemy, they threw away their muskets and rushed upon the plain regardless of life. Four hundred horses which remained, and 27 baggage waggons, were taken after this victory. Our loss, it is supposed, has been great, but without considerable sacrifices no such triumphs can be acquired ; conquest however will emply repay us the loss we sustain.This is communicated to the public for its

forget private satisfaction, by order of the junta. ANTonio



Extraordinary Gazette of Saragossa of the - 3d July, 1808.

nel Don Antonio Torres to the rank of brigadier general, and appointed lieut. colonel Dora Marco de Pont of the volunteers of Saragossa. and Don Domingo Lariepa of the volunteers

The day before yesterday, the 1st instant, about midnight, the French army encamped in the envirous of this capital, began to bombard the town, and continued the bombardment until the evening of the following day: during which time, upwards of one thousand four hundred bombs and shells, were thrown into the place. The French cavalry and infantry attacked some of the gates ; but the heroic valour of the inhabitants and troops of the line succeeded in destroying, by a well directed fire, which was kept up with uncommon briskness, all who came within the range of their guns. The neighbouring fields were strewed with the dead bodies of the French. The patriots bravely maintained their post, amidst the numberless bombs and shells which struck their batteries.—In the afternoon of the 1st instant the attack was continued by the French artillery and foot, but they were also routed with a very considerable loss.-On the 2d inst. at breakof day, the attack was renewed at all peints, and after having sustained a severe loss, and convinced themselves of the persevering valour of the defenders of this capital, the French troops retreated, after a fire, which lasted twelve hours, without intermission, and proved extremely destructive to their ranks. The enemy's bombs, shells, and balls, without doing any considerable mischief, merely served to increase the hatred entertained against the enemy, and to remind us of the sacred duties which we owe to our religion, our country, our honour, and our king. —The gallantry displayed by the officers and soldiers, and in particular by the artillerymen, and the officers and troops, who were stationed in the batteries and points attacked, is beyond all praise. His excellency the governor and captain general, in order to shew how much he feels concerned in rewarding distinguished intrepidity and courage, has directed the different commanders to send in a list of the officers and soldiers of the regular troops, and the mass who have particularly distinguished themselves in order to bestow on them, in his majesty's name, those marks of distinction which their eminent services deserve, and transmit to posterity the names of those worthy defenders of their country. In expectation of these particular and correct returns, he has been pleased for the present to promote colo

of Extremadura, who defended the gates of Postillo and Carmen, colonels in the army = captain Don Salvador Cesta, major of the corps of artillery; and Don Geronimo Pi— nerio, and Don F. Bosete, ensigns of the same corps, lieutenants. The two latter arrived in the morning from Barcelona, and without taking the least repose, immediately assumed the command of the batteries of Portillo and Carmen, where they covered themselves with glory. A great number of arms have fallen into our hands, and in the possession of the French, slain in the action, many precious articles were found, of which they had robbed the churches and private houses: we have taken a great number of prisoners of war.—In the town of Exea twenty-five of the enemy's cavalry and foot were made prisoners, and brought to this capital.—By an express which left Valencia on the 30th of June, the pleasing intelligence had been officially received, that the French army, commanded by general Moncey, having approached the said capital on the 2sth ultimo, the batteries opened upon them, and kept up for seven hours with such unremitting briskness, that the French were defeated with immense slaughter, and the neighbouring fields were covered with their dead. The remains of their army retreated in the utmost disorder, exhausted with &tigue, and destitute of provisions, with a vast number of wounded, on the road to Madrid, where the main body of the army of Valencia awaits them to cut off the retreat of the few who remain, and put them to the sword, in return for the acts of violence against this capital. Appointments of his Catholic Majesty Joseph. Napoleon, at Bayonne, 4th July, 1 SOs. Ministers.—Their excellencies Don Louis Mariano de Urquiso, secretary of state ; Don Pedro Cevallos, minister for foreign affairs; Don Michael Joseph de Azanza, minister for the Indies ; admiral Don Joseph Massaredo, minister of the marine : general Don Gonzalo O'Farril, minister of war; Don Gasper Melchor de Juvellanos, minister of the interior ; Count Cabarrus, minister of finance ; and Sebastian Pinuela. minister of justice. Captains of the body guards.-Their excellencies duke de Parque, grandee of Spain r duke de St. Germain, graindee of Spain. (To be continued )

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