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Twenty-FOURTH BULLETIN.

Sebastiani's of 100 baggage waggons, and This is dated Moscow, Oct. 14, and con- made about 100 prisoners. The King of tains but little remarkable. The forces Naples mounted on horseback, with the which Russia had in Moldavia, have joiacd cuirassiers and carabineers, and pursuing Gen. Tormassow ; those from Finland a column of light infantry of four batta have disembarked at Riga. They march- lions, which the Enemy sent to support ed out and attacked the first corps. They the Cossacks, he charged it, broke it, and have been beaten ; 3000 men have been cut it in pieces. General Dezi, aid-de. ! made prisoners.

We have not yet re- camp to the King, a brave Officer, was ceived the official relation of this brilliant killed in this charge, which honours the combat, which does so mlich honour to carabineers. The Viceroy has arrived at Gen. D'York.... The engineers have taken Fomenskoi. All the army is in march. a plan of the city by marking the houses Marshal the Duke of Treviso has remain. which have been saved from the fire. It ed at Moscow with a garrison. The wea. results, that we did not succeed in saving ther is fine, like France during October, more than the tenth part of the town. The perhaps a little warmer; but in the first. other nine-tenths po looger remain.” days of November we may expect cold TWENTY-FIFTH BUILETIN.

weather. Every thing indicates that we “ Noelskue, Oct. 20. All the sick who must think of winter-quarters-our ca. were in the hospitals of Moscow left them* valry particularly requires it. The infan. on the 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th inst. for try refreshed themselves at Moscow, and Mojaisk and Smolensko. The artillery, are very well.” caissons, the ammunition taken, a great The above Bulletin cannot otherwise be quantity of articles of curiosity, and tro- cousidered than as a funeral oration pro. phies, were packed up and sent off on the nounced over the grave of the Enemy's 15th. The army received orders to bake hopes. It is evident that Buonaparte has biscuit for 20 days, and hold itself in been completely frustrated in all his plans, readiness to march. In fact, the Emperor' and that his army is in full retreat from left Moscow on the 19th. The head. the territory of Russia, with the view of quarters were the same day at Disna. seeking shelter in Poland and in Prussia; On the one side the Kremlin had been but how they are to find their way thither armed and fortified ; at the same time it it is not easy to conjecture. The Rusas been mined in order to blow it up.- sian armies at Kalouga, under KutusoffSome think the Emperor will march upón Polotsk, under Wittgenstein—and Minsk, Coola and Kalouga, to pass the winter under Tormassow, are computed in the o these provinces, and occupy Moscow, aggregate at 240,000 men; and march in -y a garrison in the Kremlin. Others whatever direction Buonaparte may, he uppose the Emperor will blow up the cannot avoid encountering his enterprising remlin and burn the public establish- and formidable enemies. Under these ents which remain, and that he will ap- circumstances we are not without san. roach within an bundred leagues of Po- guine hopes, that not one balf of the Ene. nd, to establish his winter-quarters in a my's present reduced force will be saffered iendly country, and sufficiently near to to pass the Polish and Prussian frontiers. imit of receiving every thing there is in A letter from St. Petersburg states, e magazines of Dantzic, Kowno, Wilna, that the defeat of Murat was attended d Minsk, and to recover the army from with the capture of the French military e fatigues of war. The latter observe, chest, containing four millions of ducats, at Moscow is distant from St. Peters- and the taking 15,000 of the Enemy prirg 180 leagues of bad road, whilst soners. It is further stated, that the Rasitepsk is only 130 from Petersburg; sians have entered Warsaw in great force, at from Moscow to Kiow is 218 leagues, and that Buonaparte is exposed to a situ. lilst from Smolensko to Riow is but 112 ation of infinite peril; which is very likely, gues; from whence they conclude, if it be true as the letter informs, that Gen, et Moscow is not a military position, or Kutusoff is 200,000 strong, and that all at Moscow possesses no longer political the peasants are armed. portance, since that town is burned and

TURKEY. ned for 100 years. The eneiny shewed A fire broke out on the 2d September in oy Cossacks, who annoyed our ca- the wealthy and commercial city of Sa. ry; the advanced guard of cavalry lonichi, in Turkey, 400 houses were deced in advance of Vinkovo, were sure stroyed, besides warehouses filled with sed by a horde of Cossacks. They silks, drugs, &c, to an immense amount, e in the camp before they could mount

ASIA. horseback. They took a park of Gen. By the Doris frigate, Capt. Lye, arrived

from India, we learu that she spoke H. M. Lord Cathcart says, that the French S. Malacca, Capt. Butterfield, ten days. several thousand sick in Moscow, ip from Java, bound to Madras; and from most miserable state,

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from Bataviar against Palambang, had astrous a year as the present. The volo been completely successful, and that the canic powder, which fell on us on the 1s. army on its return to Java had again been of May, is supposed, in conjunction with enployed against the Rajah, or Prince of the long drought, to have generated Jacjoccattra, who had shewn symptoms swarms of worms, which have spread deof disaffection to the British Goverument vastation over the face of the island. In during the absence of the troops. This sume parishes they have not left a vestige force was commanded by Col. Gillespie, of the corn, nor a blade on the cane, wbo stormed the fortress and town in Famine stares us in the face; and without which the Rajah bad taken post, and had speedy relief great numbers must perish, succeeded in gaining a complete victory. Flour is not to be had at any price. We The Rajah was taken prisoner, and the import from the Dutch settlements in whole of his property captured. The Ra- South America plantains in small craft, on jah had 10,000 men in arms, and his loss which the garrison is chiefly fed. It has in killed and wounded is said to bave been rained for two or three days; we there. very great. Colonel Gillespie was wound- fore expect a favourable change; but the ed in the arm, but was getting better, and island will not make one-third of its usual our loss was inconsiderable. Palambang crop of sugar." is the capital of a country of the same By the last accounts from the River name, on the East part of the islaud of Plate, peace was about to be restored ber Java.

tween the contending parties in that quar. The Dutch islands of Macassar and Ti. ter. mour are also said to have been captured The Slave Trade has been prohibited at by the same force, consisting of the Bu. Buenos Ayres, by an order of the Governcephalus, Cornelia, and Procris frigates; ment of that place. the East India Company's cruisers Teign- A newly-discovered island in the lati. mouth and Mary Ann, and five transports. tude of about 54 S. named Macquarrie The 59th and 84th Regiments were the Island, in compliment to the Governor of land forces employed on this expedition. the British possessions of Austral Asia, The resources of the colony at Java not have opened an additional fruitful Geld to only enabled Government to provide for adventurers in the Seal Fishery; and the its own security, but were considered suf- enterprise of those individuals who proseficiently ample to contribute to the general cuted the fishing at Macquarrie Island defence of the British Empire.

have been abundantly rewarded. -- UpBy an official dispatch from Lieut.-col. wards of 80,000 seals had been caught at Smith, dated 24th of February, we learn that island in 4 months. that the fort of Nowanugger had fallen into our hands. Canton, April 7.-I am happy to inform

IRELAND. you, that my labour's of Vaccination have Government having ordered a lightnow terminated; the general report being, house to be erected on Tuscar Rock near that it is now universally known and con- Wexford, Mr. Needham, an eminent ar. fided in, and that the Chinese value it so chitect, was sent thither in the course of much as to give money for it. There are, the summer, with about 25 persons ex. therefore, abundance of practitioners perienced in such works. For their acamong their own countrymen, and no commodation they constructed near the danger of its being lost.

place three small wooden houses: these AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES. habitations were at high water 40 feet

A Court Martial held at Halifax, Vice- above the level of the sea : on the mornadmiral Sawyer, President, after mature ing of Oct. 19, it blew a perfect hurricane; consideration, came to the following opi- the waves broke over them, and the on. nion: «That the surrender of the Guer- happy inhabitants were obliged to leave riere was proper, in order to preserve the their huts, of which in two minutes not a lives of her remaining crew; and that her vestige remained, and fasten themselves being in that lamentable situation was by ropes to large stones preparing for the from the accident of her masts going, building, and weighing a ton, or a ton and which was occasioned more by their defec. a half each; which ponderous stones were, tive state than from the fire of the Enemy, nevertheless,dashed about by the waves like though so greatly superior in guns and so many pebbles. Some of the persons men. The Court do, therefore, unani. who had fastened themselves to the stones, mously and honourably acquit the said were killed, and others forced from their Captain Dacres, the Officers, and crew of hold into the ocean. The survivors, after His Majesty's late ship La Guerriere, and continuing in this perilous situation during they are hereby honourably acquitted ac- two tides, were at length discovered (the cordingly.”

weather having become more mild) by the • A letter from Barbadoes, dated Sept. boat employed to attend the rock. They 20, says, “ This islayd rete daw so di kad remained from Sunday noon till Wed.

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nesday morning, without any sustenance. channel upon the lands of Kirkside, and In the evening ten of the unfortunate men Woodstone, by which a valuable property were conveyed to Wexford; three were is restored to its former proprietors. brought to the hospital, one of whom had Nou. 1. Last week, a man aged 70, and bis leg broken, and the others were much a boy 12 years old, servants of Mr. Nore hurt. In short, all suffered in some they, of Haselbury farm, near Box, Gloumander,

cestershire, went to fetch two bulls and a

cow to drive to a neighbouring fair; one COUNTRY NEWS.

of them being of a very vicious disposition, Oct. 6. A coal-pit at Shiney-row, Duro immediately made at the lad, and gored ham, took fire, by explosion of the infam- birn most dreadfully. On the old man mable air, and one man and six boys were running to his assistance, the bull set fu. severely scorched, but are in a fair way of riously at him, threw bim to an amazing recovery.

height, and afterwards mangled his head Oct. 10. The Harrington Mill Pit, dis- so shockingly, that he expired before any tant from the other about 200 yards, also rescue could be afforded him. The bull took fire, and four men and nineteeu boys was shot. Hopes are entertained of the were killed upon the spot, and many peo- boy's recovery. ple severely wounded and burnt.

Nov. 12. About nine o'clock at night, Oct. 12. In consequence of objections as a Folkestone boat, containing five permade to the election of Mr. Serjeant Frere sops, was leaving Gravelines, it was sude to the Mastership of Downing College (see denly swamped in the surf, and three of Part I. p. 484.) that gentleman was again the crew (Michael Boxer, his son Jacob, elected, without prejudice to the validity and Thomas Elgar) belonging to Folkeof the former election.

stone, were drowned. In the night between the 17th and 18th, Nov. 13, the ammiversary of the birthwhat was conceived to be the shock of an day of Edward Colston, esg. the Societies earthquake was felt a few miles up the instituted at Bristol for the commemoraNith, Scotland. It was instantaneous, and tion of it, and for imitating his exemplary unaccompanied with any noise, but like munificence, met as usual, and contrithe percussion of two solid bodies that had buted 7911. 45. 6d. towards the relief of come in contact.

their necessitous fellow-creatures. Oct. 22. A man was examined at Hud. Nov. 15. As Mr. S. Kirkby,' of Bridgedersfield, and gave the most satisfactory hill, near Sheffield, was returning from evidence of the murder of Mr. Horsefall Chapel, in his gig, accompanied by his (see Part I. p. 479). The persons concern- son, the horse took fright at the drums of ed have been committed to York Castle. the S. Devon militia, and ran furiously

Oct 26. The Leeds Mail, in coming to down Wain-gate. Mr. Kirkby and þis London, was robbed of 16 letter-bags, be- son were both thrown out, the skull of the tween Burton and Higham Ferrers. The former was so fractured, that he died in gnard rode from Kettering to Burton an hour. His son too was much hurt.-with the coachman, there being no outside Mr. W. Darling, publican, was run over passenger; during which time, it is sup- in attempting to stop the horse, and now posed, the robbery was committed. Ken- lies dangerously ill. dall, a farmer of tolls, who rented the The tesselated pavement discovered last gate at Bythorn bar, on the road from year at Bignor, in Sussex (see our MagaHuntingdon to Kettering, has been com- zine for Dec. last, vol. LXXXI. p. 515.), mitted for trial as a principal in commit- was covered with earth, to preserve it duing the robbery; and his sister, who kept ring the winter. It has been lately opened he Bythorn bar-gate on the evening of the again, and the surrounding land dug up. cobbery, as an accessary after the fact. for the purpose of further discovery. A l'he property inclosed in the letters in the series of apartments are now exposed, all different bags is supposed to amount to paved with beautiful Mosaic, the most 5,0001. (chicfly Country Bills), none of part of it in the highest state of preservaohich has been discovered.

tion, and exhibiting, perhaps, the best From the year 1750, the North Esk, in specimen of the kind in this country. The Cincardineshire, emptied itself into the various figures are well defined and de ea upon the lands of Kirkside and Wood- lineated ; some of them very beautiful, tone. About a twelvemonth ago, how- particularly an Eagle with a Ganymede, ver, in consequence of an overflow in the a Pheasant, a Dolphin, aud some others. iver, and a very high tide, it excavated a Walls are erecting on the antient foundaew channel on the lands of Comieston, tions, the ruins furnishing materiais, so pon which, on an average, one half of that the plan of the building may be to. s contents continued to run last fishing lerably traced. It, no doubt, has been eason." A new revolution has now taken the villa of some of the Roman Generals, lace in the course of the river, wbich, the chief city of the Riegni, Chichester, 66. 26, completely opened out its old where Vespasian fixed his head-quarters,

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being within a few miles, and the antient 14 Geo. III, exempted Jung froin being Roman road, thence to London, crossing weighed. For the defendant it was conthe South Downs directly front of the tended that it was enacted by the Act of edifice. The surrounding scenery is very last Session, that no waggon with wheels romantic, and must have been always in- six inches in breadth should be allowed to teresting, The destruction may, in all carry more than three tons weight in the probability, be dated with that of many winter, and two and a half in the summer. other monuments of the power and splen- Another objection was taken, that no other dour of the Romans at one time in the load but dung could be considered exsame county, from the barbarous invasion empt, when, in this instance, a basket of the Saxons under the ferocious Ælla, was part of the carriage. Mr. Byng, M.P. who, irritated with the formidable oppo- and the other magistrates, reprobated the sition he met at Chichester, ravaged it Act of the last Session, which they were and the surrounding country, with fire of opinion was neglectfully framed, and and sword, with the most unrelenting fury. thought that dung was exempt from toll; So completely bad time effaced all ap- but allowed the objection, as a basket did pearance of former habitation, ihat the form a part of the load. same family have plougbed the field every

Wednesday, October 21. year for thirty years past, without the re- This afternoon, about three, the inmotest suspicion of the treasure it con- habitants of Palace-Yard were thrown tained, till last autumu the plough-share into confusion, from the Thames overcame in contact with one of the large lowing its bänks. The houses of the stones of the building.

Speaker, Mr. Warren, Mr. Rickman, The manufacturers of Norwich have re. Westminster - hall, and every dwellings ceived orders from the East Iudia Com. house contiguous, were completely inanpany for 25,000 pieces.

dated. Three boats were brought into At the sale of Mr. Bayley's stock at Westminster-Hall to convey the passenWormsley Grange, seven miles from He. gers out at one shilling per fare. At Mille reford, the following prices were obtained; bank, Chelsea, and several other places 23 breeding cows and heifers, 733l. ; six up the river, great damage was sustained, two-year-old heifers, 1651. ; twelve year- by the high tide washing away the fences ling heifers, 2371.; nine late calves, 931, 6s.; of several shrubberies; and at one time a young bull calf, 351. ; a pair of two- the water was so high, as to cover the top year-old bullocks, 501. ; three yearling of the first arch of Westminster-bridge. bullocks, 421. 15s. They were bred by The warehouses below London-bridge Mr. T. A. Knight.

were also inundated, and many articles Eight French officers lately broke their washed away. The tide was equally high parole of honour, from Andover. They the next day. were accompanied by two English con

Tuesday, October 27. ductors, and arrived near Christ-church, One of the Hampstead stages was opposite the Needles, Oct. 2, where there overset by a gust of wind, and a genwas a smuggler's vessel waiting for them ; tleman riding on the outside had his leg the wind being contrary, and blowing a brokeu. Three unfinished houses at hurricane, they remained in a cottage Somers-town were blown down. In till the night of the 5th, when they went town several buildings sustained material on board, but had scarcely put to sea, damage.Seven persons were killed in wheu a storm arose, and they disembarked the metropolis, by tiles falling, &c. with the greatest difficulty. Two of them, A lamplighter named Burke, while having missed their way, wandered about lighting the lamps on the East side of till day-light, when, being interrogated, Blackfriars Bridge, was by a sudden gust one of them confessed that himself and se- blown into the river, in presence of his ven companions had broken their parole, son, a child of ten years old, and sunk and that six were concealed. The cottage before assistance could be procured.-Part was traced, and the officers apprehended. of the roof of a villa at Putney, inhabited Their conductors have also been taken. by Mad. Chery, was unroofed by the

wind. Several persons were in the rains, DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. but no lives were lost. Tuesday, October 13.

Friday, October 30. A case of considerable importance to On Friday, J. S. Winter, B. Allen, and the agricultural interest was decided at W. Taylor, were indicted for stealing on marlborough-street. It was brought by the 18th July, from out of a hoy on the Mr. Shephard, a fariner in Hertfordshire, river Thames, ten babes of silk and two against Ramsden, a farmer of toll at Whet. cases of ostrich feathers, valued at 200045 stone-gate, who bad exacted 217. 9s. 9d. and G. Harris (clerk to an attorney), and 'for over-weight in a waggon-load of dung, R. Cooper, were indicted for receiving and detained two horses untilthe money was the same, knowing it to hare been stolek paid. The plaintiff pleaded that a clause J. Knox and T. Joy were also indiated as

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accessaries before the fact. The cause oc- his bow, and Lord Castlereagh, in his name cupied, the attention of the court till the expressed his gratitude for the honour. following Monday. At eleven o'clock on

Friday, November 13. Friday night, not one quarter of the wit- A grand solemn Dirge took place in the nesses being examined, Mr. Baron Thomp- Catholic Sardinian Chapel, Duke-street, son informed the Jury that as they had at 10 this morning, in consequence of the now been sitting twelve hours, and as death of bis Excellency Count St. Martin there was no probability of finishing the de Front, the Sardinian Ambassador. At evidence (there being still 40 witnesses) if an early hour the Chapel was crowded in they were to sit through the night till the every part with persons of distinction, middle of to-morrow, he thought it better among whom were the Chevalier D'Aglie, to adjourn the trial: since it would be ut- Charge des Affaires from the Court of terly impossible, after an attention of so Sardinia, the Spanish, Portuguese, Swemany hours, to give the proper considera- dish, Russian, and Sicilian Ambassadors. tion to the question ; their faculties both The Chapel, hung with black, had an eleof mind and body would be too much im. gant Cenotaphium placed in the middle of paired to admit of steady deliberation. it, surrounded with large wax tapers. In Every possible accommodation would be the middle of the pulpit was placed the afforded them; but they could not be al family arms of his Excellency. The High fowed to separate.

A room was prepared Mass was sung by the Rev. Mr. Broderick, for tbem, where they might all pass the first Chaplain to the Sardinian Embassy. night together. One of the Jury asked if The musick was composed by Mr. Webbe. they could not be allowed to go to their The other singers were Messrs. Danby, families. The Judge said the law was Tyrrel, Grimshaw, Freeman, and Guichard, imperative : it could not be granted. The

Monday, Noo. 16. evidence against the prisoners concluded The price of Porter has been advanced on Monday afternoon, when the prisoners to 50s. per barrel; and the retail price. were called on for their defence. They from 5d. to 5 d. per pot, all declared their innocence. Mr. Baron

Tuesday, November 14. Thompson's charge to the Jury occupied About three, a fire broke out at the four hours. - The Jury withdrew about Pantheon. The only parts burnt are the twenty minutes past nine, and remained passages and the lobbies between the stone enclosed till past twelve. They then re

front and the theatre, turned a verdict of Guilty against J. Win- Court of King's Bench, Nov. 20.-" The ter, B. Allen, and w. Taylor.-J. Ivey, King and the University of Cambridge v. of being accessary, and R. Cooper of re- Bryer. This was an action brought by cejving. J. Knox, and G. Harris, were the University of Canıbridge against found Not Guilly,

the Defendant, for having published a Saturday, Oct. 31.

book without sending a copy for the aforeThe corner-stone of the Highgate Arch- meentioned University, agreeably to the way was laid by Mr. E. Smith, one of the provisions of the 8th Anne. -The Plaintiffs directors. This arch (which is to be 35 obtained a verdict for 6i, 5s, that is, 51. feet high and 18 feet wide, surmounted by a penalty, and 11. 5s. the value of the book. bridge traversing the valley, over which the -The action was, in fact, brought to try Hornsey road is to pass) is now dedicated the right of the several Universities and to the Prince Regent, and is to have an Public Libraries (11 in number) to a inscription in brass letters to that effect. copy of every book that comes from the Tuesday, Nov. 3.

press, whether entered at Stationers'-hali A fire broke out at eight, in the Pack- or not; for the publication in question had thread Manufactory belonging to Mr. Ni- not been entered at Stationers'-hall, and cholls, in the Grove, Guildford-street, on that ground the Defendant contended, Southwark, which raged with the utmost that he had no right to give a copy, as by fury. The flames coinmunicated to two the non-entrance of the work, he did not adjoining houses, which were burnt. take the benefits of the several Acts for Monday, Nov. 9.

the protection of literary property. The Lord Mayor's Day was celebrated with verdict, however, was entered for the much splendour. Three men in armour Plaintiffs ; but the Judge who presided at (two in steel, and one in brass) formed a the trial, suffered this point to be reserved part of the procession. At Guildhall the for argument before the Court, and it was principal members of Government were this day argued, and the verdict confirmed. present, and the Spanish, Portuguese, and

Tuesdlay, Nov. 24. Russian Ambassadors. The men in ar- The Parliament of the United Kingdom mour remained in the Hall the whole of asseinbled this day; and on the motion of the evening. After the toast “ The Em- Sir John Nicholl, seconded by Mr. Cartg peror of Russia, and success to the Rus- wright, unanimously re-elected the Right gian War," the Russian Ambassador made Hon, Charles Abbot, As Speaker. The GENT. MAG, November, 181%.

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