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their minds, you will contribute to the re The Colonial and Marine Committees establishment of order, you will fecure an reported on the same subject; but having advantage to fage and moderate opinions, no information but what had been read in and will effectually.serve the public intereft, the Affembly, they had only to recommend which your absence, and the projects afcrib a direction to the Minister to take the neod to you, cannot but injure.
cessary measures. “ I will take the utmost care that all the Frenchmen, who return to the kingdom,
MONDAY, Oct. 31. may there peaceably enjoy the rights which the law confers, and secures to them. Those
M. de Montmorin, the Minister for For who wish to prove to me their attachment reign Affairs, stated the answer of the fewill not hesitate. I fall regard the serious veral Courts to the King's notification of attention, which you shall pay to what I his having accepted the Constitution, which express to you, as a great proof of affection we shall subjoin in detail. to your brother, and fidelity to your so vereign, and shall be indebted to you all my
ROME. life for having spared me the neceffity of acting in oppolition to you, in consequence the Constitution and letter of the King to
As there is no official person at Romë, of my invariable resolution to maintain what the Assembly were fimply sent to the agent I have declared. (Signed) « Louis."
who resides there, without any public cha
racter, that he might make them public. NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.
The letter of notification was delivered, Sunday, 08. 30.
on the 16th of October to the Emperor by The decree for summoning the King's M. de Noailles, in a particular audience. elder brother (Monsieur) to return to His Imperial Majesty answered, “ That he France was finally agreed to in the follow. was desirous of the fatisfaction of the King ing terms :
and of the Qtreen; that all the ties which
united him to the King, induced him to “ The National Assembly confidering that wish to maintain a good understanding with the Presumptive Heir to the Crown is a
France; and that he fuppofed the other minor, and that Louis-Joseph-Stanislas-Xa- Courts would take the fante part, after vier, French Prince, the first in order to being legally informed of the King's intenthe Regency, is absent from the kingdom; tions." The letter of the Emperor, in an
“ In execution of the second article of swer to that of the King, has not yet arrithe third section of the French Constitu- ved, but there is reason to suppofe, that it tution, requires Louis-Joseph-Stanislas-Xa- will be foon received, and contain nearly vier to return to the kingdom within the the fame expreflions which his Imperiał fpace of two months from the notification Majesty made use of to M. de Noailles." niade to him of this requisition, and declares that, in case he shall not have returned at
Spain. the expiration of the faid fpace, he shall be held to have abdicated his right to the According to a dispatch, addressed to the Regency, agreeable to the forefaid arti- Charge des Affaires, a copy of which has ele.
been transmitted to me, the Count de Flo“ The National Assembly charges the rida Blanca has had orders to declare to Executive Power to notify to Louis-Jofeph, the Sieur d'Urtubize, Charge des Affaires of Stanislas-Xavier, French Prince, this requi. France, “ That his Catholic Majesty cannot Sition; and the Minister for Foreign Affairs be persuaded that the letters of notification shall give an account to the National Assem- of his Most Christian Majesty have been bly, within eight days, of the measures ta- written with full liberty, physical and moken to this effect.
ral, of thinking and acting; and till his Ma“ Decrees that this requisition thall be jetty, as he most fincerely desires, can be Karried this day to the King."
persuaded that the King, his cousin, really
enjoys such liberty, he will neither return A letter was read from the Minister at ali anfwer to these letters, nor upon any War ftating, that he had received no ofti- ether occasion, wherein the royal name of cial information of the insurrection in St the said Sovereign shall be employed.” Domingo; but that the private letters ap “ They endeavoured,” adds he, " to inpeared fo alarming, that his Majelty had finuate several times that the Catholic Kings ordered preparations to be made for fending was defirous to convince himself of the liout 2,300 men, and to increase that rumber berty of the King his cousin, hy seeing him if circundances would requirc.
remove from Paris, and from the person's
Fifpected of doing him violence. The in Venice.—No intelligence. tention of his Majesty,” pursues M. Flori United Provinces. -Their High Mightida Blanca, “ is, that you explain yourself nesses thank the King for the notification to the fame purport to M. de Montmorin, which he has made to them; they declare in order to prevent all ambiguity, with ref- to his Majesty, the lively interest which pect to the manner of unde-standing what they take in every thing that respects his Shall be reported by M. d'Urtubize. person, as well as the welfare and pro
N. B. The account given by the Charge sperity of the French Monarchy: they des Affaires corresponds with that which are fenfible of the desire of the King to has now been detailed. He adds, that M. render unalterable the connection which de Florida Blanca had assured him, that his fubfifts between France and the Republic; Catholic Majesty was very far from having they give an assurance that they will apply any intentions to disturb the tranquillity of all their care to cultivate that connection, France.
and cement more and more those happy ties The King has taken the measures which which unite the French to the Batavian nahe judged most proper to re-establish a com- tion, munication with the King of Spain; his Switzerland. The Charge des Affaires of Majesty is personally engaged in the busi- France in Switzerland, went in person to ness
, and waits with confidence the effect Zurich to deliver to the Directory of the of the means which he has taken.
Canton the letter of the King, by which his Conftantinople,- The distance has not al- Majesty notities to the Helvetic Body his Jowed
any intelligence to be received from acceptance of the Constitutional Act. He that Empire.
intimates, that it was received with equal Naples. We have yet no intelligence. spirit and ardour, and that the Directory
England. The answer of the King of are going, according to established usage, to England is of the 6th October, to the fol- make the communication to all the States dowing purport : “ We have received the of Switzerland. letter which you have addressed to us the Geneva.-Țhe Republic of Geneva testi19th September. We have there seen, with fied, in its answer to the King, the nost the greatest pleasure, the assurance of the lively interest in the event which his Macontinuance of your desire to render more jesty announced them, protesting, that it and more unalterable the connections be- fhould always rank among its own advantween us, as well as the justice which you tages, whatever could procure to the King do our sentiments, and to the lively interest the greatest pleasure, and to the French was which we shall take in every thing thnt re- tion the greatest prosperity. Spects you personally, and the happiness of It may kere be proper to remark, that your family and fubjects."
we have to commend the zeal of this ReTurin.--The Charge des Affaires was se- public in the course of the Revolution, in veral days before he could deliver the dif- fulfilling all the offices of good neighbourpatch to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, hood, and on every occasion on which it who was sick. It appears by his letter of could render us any species of service. the 5th of the month, that by means of an Grifons Valais.It is usual, that the Reexplanation respecting an error of protocele, public of Grisons, and that of Valais inforın which was immediately corrected, the an part of the Helvetic Body on important ocTwer of his Sardinian Majesty may be foon cafions, and which interest all the Confede, expected.
ration, before replying to foreign powers. Sweden. - The Charge des Affaires of Prufi...--After the reception of the King's France being indisposed, addressed to the letter, the King of Prullia adds: “ The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of part which I take in every thing that inSweden, the letter of notification, and the terests your Majesty, authorises me to expapers which were connected with it. The press for you the most sincere friendship; packet was sent back under a pretext that luch sentiments afford a complete security the King, not being free, they did not ac- of the perfect return which I shall always knowledge a mission from France. This make to those of which your Majesty had intelligence arrived yesterday,
been plealed to renew the assurance on this The King has ordered me to write to the occasion.” Charge des Affaires, and instruct him to in Denmark.-The letter to the King of lift anew on the letter of notification being Denmark arrived at Copenhagen the 4th received, in hopes that the King of Sweden, of the month. M. de la Houze having a become better informed of the real state of paralytic attack, sent it by his Secretary of things, may have changed his - resolution; Legation to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the contrary case, his Majesty orders who was in the country. 'The Minister him to quit Stockholm without taking promised to present the letter to his Daniti leave.
Majesty, and confined himself simply to 'an. Portugal. We have yet no intelligence. swer, that he hoped from our new conftituV04, XIV.N" 83.
țion, that order and tranquillity would im Governor and Governess of the Low Coun mediately be renewed in France, and that tries declared, that they had a proper fenfe the ancient attachment of the French to of this communication, accompanied with their King, would be displayed more than an assurance, that all their wishes were for ever for the happiness of his Majesty, and the general tranquillity, and for the happithat of the nation.
ness of his Majeity. Ruma.There is yet no intelligence, Poland. The letter of notification has nor can any be expected within less than been delivered in the accustomed forms; eight days, even supposing that couriers the answer is immediately expected. should use the greatest expedition.
M. de Montmorin then added, that the Elector of IVlayenne.--The letter of notifi- King's acceptance of the constitution apcation was delivered to that Prince by M. peared to have removed every pretext for O'Kelly : The Elector received the letter, the interference of foreign powers in the but declined all explanation on the subject.
internal affairs of France; that the emigraElector of Treves --The answer is, that ţions, numerous as they were, were more to the Elector has received the letter, by which
be lamented than feared; that the emigrants the King has notified his acceptance of the were prohibited from assembling in large Conftitution, and that he will always take bodies in all the Imperial, and most of the the most lively and moft fincere interest in German States, that at Coblentz, where whatever may happen to his Majelly, and they were more numerous, they were withhis Royal Family : and for the rest, he finds out aims; and that there was no reason to himself, from the present Situation of his apprehend any attack from abroad. ) Majesly, reduced to the necesity of filence. EleElor of Cologne.--No answer.
AMSTERDAM, Nov. 3. Elector of Saxe.-The answer is: “ AC In virtue of a proposition made by the cept my thanks for the letter, by which you Stadtholder, and in confequence of the over: have communicated to me your determina tures made by the government of Bruxelles tion to accept the constitution prefented you
to Mr Hope, minister of this Republic, by the nation. The ties of blood, which their High Mightineffes the States Genetal unite us, as well as my sentiments for your
on the 21st ulimo, came to the following Majesty, afford you sufficient security for resolution ; that part which I take in whatever respects Resolved, 'That Mr de Haefsen, minister you, and the wishes which I forin on every from their High Mightinelles at the Court occasion for your constant felicity, and that of Vienna, be charged to take the first faof your kingdom.”
vourable occasion to assure the said Court, Ele&or of Palatine.com-No answer.
that it will give their High Mightinesses the Deux Ports.--I arrived this morning. The highest pleasure to prove the fincere desire answer is : “ I have seceived, as a park of they have to concur efficaciously in ftrengthconfidence, and as a new mark of the dis ening the ties of friendship which already tinguished benevolence with which your exist with so much concord between his Majesty honours me, the letter by which Majefty, the Emperor, and the Republic; you communicate to me the steps you have as also to maintain peace and good order in taken. Deign, Sire, to accept the fincere the adjacent Pays-Bas, under the fovewishes which I form for your prosperity, reignty of his Imperial Majesty, and of his and that of your Royal Household, and be government. assured, that nothing will ever after the sen And further, That if his Majesty thought timents of the most profound respect and proper, in order to obtain the said falutary attachment,”' &c.
end, to propole mutual measures, their High Duke of Brunswick. His answer is: “Sire, Mightineses, on their fide, were ready to I have received the letter which your Ma enter into the above negociation, in such jesty did me the honour to write me, dated place as his Majesty would please to ap19th September laft, by which you inform point, in the firm perfuafion that the neighme of the acceptance of the Conititutional bourhood of the two states, and the equalia Act, presented to you in the name of the ty in which their fituations are at present, French nation. I entreat your Majesty to require these reciprocal steps. receive my most respectful thanks tor hav The States-General further resolved, ing the goodness to coninzuricate to me Thar copies of the faid resolution should be your determination on this subject, and I fent to the Ministers residing at Bruxelles, cagerly seize this occasion to offer you the Berlin, and London, with an order to comhomage of my wifhen, for every thing municate in confidence the fame to the Miwhich can affect the happiness of your Na nisters of the respective Courts ; and also jesly, that of your augufto family, and of the that the Register, Mr Fagal, fhould give inwhole nation.
formation of the fanie to Lord Spencer, Parma.--An answer expected.
Minister Plenipotentiary from Great BriBrus.--Their Royal Highnesses the tain, to Mr Bellinguer, Charge des Af
faires from Ptulia, and to Mr de Buol, York and the Duke of Clarence following. Charge des Affaires from the En peror. The populace, when the Duchess came out,
took off their hats and shouted.
Two ofiicers followed in the Duke's car-
riage to Buckingham-House, where the
Duchess had been invited to dine with the ARRIVAL OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF Queen. Upop the arrival of the Royal para YORK,
ty at Buckiugham-House, the Duchess of
York was conducted by the Prince of After an unpleasant paslage of nine hours, Wales on her right hand, and the Duke on from Calais, the Duke and Duchess of York, on her left, into the grand drawing-room, with their suite, arrived at Dover on Fri- where the King, Queen, and fix Princesses, day the 18th instant, at cleven o'clock fore attended by the Oncers of State.
The morning was a most joyful one. They were received on the beach by the The King received his new daughter, whom; the Earl of Guildiord, as Warden of the on her attempt to kneel, he caught up, and; Cinque Ports, who thought it his duty to faluting her with the kiss of affection, preattend in person to receive the Princess with fented her to the Queen, and afterwards to the honours due to her rank. The rcgi- the fix Princetles, after which the Duke ment quartered at the castle received them went through the same ceremony. under arms.
At five o'clock, the whole party passed On Saturday morning, soon after nine from the draving-room to the dining- , o'clock, their Royal Highnesses, accompani- room, in general converse, proceeding also ed by Madame Von Vierae, the Lady that without ceremony in a fort of groupe, the attended her Royal Highness from Berlin, Prince of Wales being, perhaps, fomewhat fet off from Dover in a post-coach and fix foremost. horses, with three poftilions, for London. Their iViajedies, their Royal Highnesses
A post-coach followed with fix horses, the Prince of Wales, Duke and Duchess of with Col. St. Leger, Mr Bunbury, Captain York, Duke of Clarence, and all the fix Winyard, and Mr Stepney; and a coach and Princesses, dined together afterwards at four, with her Royal Highness's female at Buckingham-House. tendants.
In the evening the Duke and Duchess The Dnchess appeared in good spirits, returned to York-House. though apparently much fatigued.
Nov. 22. In the evening, at a quartee On the road they charged horses five before eight, his Royal Highness the Duke times. Sittinghonrne was the only place at of Clarence came to York-House, and in a which their Royal Highneides took any re
few minutes was followed by the Prince of frosament.
Wales. in the latter part of their journey, their At ten minutes after eight, their Majesa Royal Highnefies were followed by near ties, accompanied by the Princess Royal and 30 carriages, which joined in a procellion, Princess Augusta, in one coach, and the and formed a very handsome appearance. Princess Elizabeth, Mary, Sophia, and A A few niiles fronı town, they were met by melia, attended by Lady Charloite Finch, a party of the Life Guards, who escorted in another, came to the great door of York them to York House.
House, where they were received by their In the evening, a little before fix o'clock, Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of their Royal Highnesses, and their suite, ar York, the Prince of Wales, and the Duke rived safe at York-House, Whitehall, where of Clarence, attended by the Duke of York's they were reccived by the Prince of Wales, household oilicers. who had been expecting their arrival.
The Duchess was about to kneel to the The Duke of Clarence arrived soon af- King, who, with all imaginable eagerness, ter, and carried the intelligence to Buck- fnatched her up, and kissed her with a inghan-House, where the King was not yet mark of affection, which spoke the gladne returned from Windsor, having gone there of his heart. The Queen and Princesses afin the morning to take the diversion of terwards embraced her, when they we: 5 hunting. The Duchess, on-account of the into the drawing-room, where the Roy: 1 fatigue in travelling, did not visit the rest of Party partook of a collation provided for the Royal Fanily the same evening; but at them; and at half after ten their Majesties nine o'clocks his Royal Highness of York and the Princeses īcturned to the Queen's was presented to their Majeflies and the House. The Royal Brothers handed the Princesses, at the Queen's House, by the Queen and Princeftes to their carriages; and Prince of Wales.
the Prince of Wales, who took the Princeis On Sunday the 20th, about a quarter be. Amelia in his arms, repeatedly kissed her. fore four o'clock, the Prince of Wales hauda After the departure of their Majesties and ed the Duciels to his carriage, the Duke of the Princesses, the Prince of Wales and the 2 1 2
Duke of Clarenec returned into the house, Her countenance is made to win tendern and supped with the Duke and Duchess of esteem, and affection. York.
Her complexion is exquisitely fair, and A party of the grenadiers of the Cold- the bloom with which it is enlivened is rastream regiment lined the portico, from the ther a tint appearing through the skin that coach to the door of the house, where a that sort of colour which seems to exist in' carpet was laid for the Royal Visitors to it. Her hair is light, and her eye-lashes ase
long and near y white, resembling those of
our Royal Family, to whom, indeed, the is Remarriage of the Duke and Duchess of York. not unlike in features. Her eyes are bluc,
and of uncommon brilliancy. Nov. 23. Their Royal Highnesses tħe Prince of Wales and Duke of Clarence went
The DRAWING-ROOM. to York-House, where they dined with the Duke and Duchess of York. At eight James's was completely crowded with all the
The Drawing - room, Nov. 24. at St o'clock the royal couple, accompanied by Nobility, elegance, beauty, and fashion is their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duke of Clarence, went from thence town, and appeared not at all inferior to the in the Prince's coach to Buckingham-Houfe, there.
most brilliant assemblage ever witnessed where their Majesties and the Princesses
The Ladies decked themselves out on food in the Great Hall to receive them. this bridal occasion, in all that could tend The Duchess was handed from the coach by to captivate the surrounding circle, and gain the Prince, and being introduced to their the attention of a new made illustrious felMajesties and the Princesies, they proceed- low subject, ed up the Great Stairs to the Grand Saloon, which was rroft magnificently illuminated “* By arts of elegance and polish'd shew." on the occasion; after being there fome time in private with the rest of the Royal Fam; Her Highness looked round with acconish
Nor did this intention pafs unheedel. ly, the Archbishop of Canterbury, attended by tắe Bishop of London, aud the Lord ment, but not with envy, at a selection of High Chancellor, were introduced to their other Court of Europe.
female beauty rrot to be paralleled in any Majesties in the usual form.
Unaccustomed to the manners of EngSoon after nine o'clock the Bishop of land, it was rather a trying scene in so conLondon read prayers, and at ten o'clock the spicuous a situation. Every eye
was on her Archbishop performed the ceremony of mar
at one and the same time, inquisitively exdfying their Royal Highnesses the Duke and mining, and, perhaps, comparing the pro• Duchess of York; the Duchess was given dutive charms of Prufla with the native to her Royal Confort by the Prince of
growth of Britain. Walcs. After the ceremony, the Royal Family,
SCOTLAND. the Archbishop, the Lord Chancellor, and the Bishop of London, partook of a refreih
LANARKSHIRE IMPROVEMENT 3. ment; and at half past ten o'clock, the Prince, the Duke and Duchess of York, and The approaching expiry of the India Coma the Duke of Clarence, returned to Yoiko pany's charter, the prospect of Britain ena House to supper.
joying a lasting peace, the vast influx of The Duchess was dressed in white fattin, money, the recent discovery of so many iron with tassels and fringe of gold, and a num mines, (two of which are perhaps the richia ber of dianionds:
est in Europe), and the great advance upori Frederica Charlotta Ulrica, now Duchess foreign iron, have all tended to advance the óf York, was born May 7. 1767. She opulence and the manufactures of this counclaims her Rayal parentage from Frederick try, with a rapidity far exceeding the prò. William the second, the present King of gress of any former period. By the failure Prullia, and his Majesty's first Royal con of the tob.icco trade, the industry and the fort, Elizabeth Christian Ulrica, Princess of capitals of Glasgow, and the other opulent Brunswick Wolfenburtle, and is the only and populous towns on the banks of the Royal otispring of that uniona
Clyde, Have been wholly applied to advanThis amiable and illustrious Princess ? ad cing manufactures, which now spread thro" not arrived to her 18th year before she had, every part of the county with astonishing by her affable disposition and engaging rapidity. The new streets and squares built, nianners, rendered herself the admiration of building, and scued for building in the city all the Prussian Nobility.
and suburbs of Glasgow within the lait Her stature is somewhat below the com three years, amount to ncar fifty in number: mon height, aid her figure elegantly form- The cotton and iron manufactures have din proportionate delicacy and flightaeis. bicen lately introduced on a large scale in