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The type of the mandats shall be com- cannonade on my right prevented me posed of two white stamps; the firft of from then going to him. He treated which fall represent a citizen receiving with General Angereau during several from the hands of Minerva the republi- hours ;---but the conditions he required can money, and treading under his feet being unreasonable, and the night apthe torch of discord. The second shall proaching, General Angerçau formed 4 represent Ceres, employing in agricultu- columns, and marched to the castle of ral labours a citizen, who gives her in Coffaria. Already the intrepid General exchange for a blade of corn the new re. Joubert, a good general for his know. publican money.

ledge and military talents, had entered The Directory demanded, in a mess the enemy's trenches with seven men ; fage, that the Minifter of Finances should but he was ftruck on the head, and have at his disposal fix millions of livres. thrown to the ground, and his foldiers Referred to the Commission of Finances. thinking him dead, the movements of his

column relaxed. His wounds are not The General in Chief of the Army in Italy, to the Executive Directory,

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second column, commanded by “ Head Quarters, Carcare, 26 March. General Panel, marched in great filence;

“I have given you an account of the with arms on the fhoulder, when that opening of the campaign, on the 20th brave General was killed at the foot of of this month, and I have informed you the enemy's entrenchments. of the signal victory gained by the army “ The third column, commanded by of Italy on the fields of Montenotte : I the Adjutant-Gen. Quenin, was equally have now to give you an account of the disconcerted in its march, a ball having battle of Millefimo.

killed that officer.

The whole army “ After the battle of Montenotte, I greatly regrets the loss of those two removed my head-quarters to Carcare; brave officers. In the mean time, night I ordered General La Harpe to remove coming on, gave me reason to suppofe his to Sorello, to menace the eight batta- the enemy would defend themselves lions that the enemy had in that city, and (word in hand, for which I made preto march the next day by a rapid and parations. fecret course to the city of Cairo.

“ On the 25th, at break of day, the « General Matiena marched with his Austrian and Sardinian army, and the division to the heights of Dego; the Ge- French army, found themselves within neral of division Angereau, who had fight of each other; my left, commandbeen on the march two days, was in the ed by General Angereau, blockaded plains of Carcare; the General of bri. Proveyra; several of the enemy's regigade, Menard, occupied the heights of ments, among whom was that of BegBiestro; General of brigade, Joubert, liose, attempted to penetrate my centre. with the first brigade of infantry, occu- General Menard vigorouby repulsed pied the interesting position of Sainte them ; I soon after ordered him to fall Marguerite.

back on my right, and before 1 o'clock “ On the aist, at break of day, the at noon, General Maslena attacked the General Angereau forced the paties of left of the enemy, which occupied with Millesimo, at the same time that Gene- ftrong entrenchments and batteries the ials Menard and Joubert drove the ene village of Dego. We puthed on our moy from all the neighbouring positions, troops to the road leading from Dego co furrounding, by a bold and prompi ma. Spino. nceuvre, a corps of 1500 Auttrian grena. " General La Harpe marched with diers, at the head of whom was Lieuten; his division in three columns, close in a ant-General Proveyra, who, far froin mass; that of the left, commanded by laying down his arms, and surrendering General Caufne, passed the Bermida unpriloners of war, retired to the sumınit der the fire of the enemy, and attacked of the mountains of Coffaria, and in their left wing. General Cervoni, at trenched himself in the ruins of an old the head of the second column, allo traciftle, extremely frong by, its position. versed the Bermida, under protection of General Angere au advanced his artillery, one of our batteries, and marched imme. and canjionaded' him during several diately on the enemy. The third cohours. At eleven o'clock, yexed to have lun; commanded by General Boyer, my march stopped by a few men, I sum- turned a ravin, and cut off the retreat of moned General Proveyra to surrender, the enemy. He folicited to speak to me, but a frong “ All these movements seconded by.


Proceedings of the National Convention of France.

399 the intrepidity of the troops, and the ta• the night by Caftelino, evacuated the enlents of the Generals, accomplised the trenched camp in the night. At break purpose expected. Coolness is the result of day, Gen. Serrurier entered the town of courage, and courage is pofTeffed by of Ceva, and invested the citadel. We all Frenchmen..

have found in the town some resources The enemy, surrounded on all fides, for provisions. had not time to capitulate ; our columns « The Piedmontese army, driven from {pread death among them, and put them Ceva, took a position at the confluence to fight.' While our right made the ne- of the Cursaglia and Tanaro, having its cessary dispositions for attacking the left right fupported by Notre Dame de Vico, of the enemy, General Proveyra, with and its centre by the Bicoque. The ift his troops in Coffaria, surrendered pri- inftant, Gen. Serrurier attacked the right foners of war.

of the enemy, by the village of St Mich“Our foldiers attacked the enemy on el. He passed the bridge under their all fides, and pursued them. General fire, and after three hours combat, oblia Leharpe put himself at the head of foạr ged them to evacuate the village ; but squadrons of cavalry, and briskly follow- the Tanaro not being fordable, the divied them.

fion which attacked the left could not " We have by this victory, taken be. cross, and the enemy, reinforced in its Iween feven and nine thousand prison, right, obliged General Serrurier to reors, among whom are a Lieutenant-Ge- treat, which he did in the best neral, and about twenty or thirty Colo. The same night he returned to his form, pels, and almost the whole of the fol, er position, The enemy loi about 150 lowing regiments: Three companies of men. Croates, a battalion of Piligrini, Stein, “ The fituation of the enemy was Vilhem, Schroder, Tentach, four compa• formidable, surrounded by two deep and nies of artillery, several superior officers rapid rivers. They had cut down all the of engineers in the service of the Em- bridges, and planted batteries on the peror, and the regiments of Montserrat, banks. We passed the whole of the a8tha of the Marine, of Suze, and four compa- in making dispositions, seeking by falle nies of the grenadiers in the service of manauvres to conceal our intentions. the King of Sardinia ; twenty-two pieces “ At two o'clock, after midnight, of cannon, with cassons, &c. and fifteen General Massena paffed Tanaro, near Itand of colours.

Ceva, and entered the village of Lozen“ The enemy has had between two go. Generals Guieux and Florella ftopthousand, and two thousand five hun. ped at the bridge of Torre. My desiga dred men killed, among whom is a Co was to march to Mondovi, and to olonel, an , aid-du-camp to the King of blige the enemy to change the field of Sardinia.

battle ; but General Colli, fearing the “ I will fend you farther particulars issue of a combat, at two o'clock at midas soon as I have received the details of night, retreated, leaving behind all his this glorious affair.

artillery, and took the road for Mondovi. (Signed) Buonaparte.At break of day the two armies were The General in Chief of the Army of Ita- within fight of each other. The battle ly to the Executive Directory.

began in the village of Vico : General

Guieux marched to the left of Mondovi; “ Head Quarters at Lezino, 3d Floreal. Generals Florella and Domartin attack

“ I have given you an account of the ed and took the redoubt which covered taking of Ceva, of the battle of Mondo- the centre of the enemy, and the Sardivi, of our entry in this place.

nian army abandoned the field of battle ; March 29th, Gen. Angereau went the same night we entered Mondovi. to Montelezimo, and attacked the re “ The enemy has lost 1800 men, of doubts which defend the entrenched whom 1300 are made prisoners. A Pi. camp at Ceva, which were defended by edmontele General has been killed, and eighi thousand Piedmontese. The co- three are made prisoners. Eleven stand lumns commanded by Generals Beyraud of colours, and eight pieces of cannon, and Joubert fought all the day, and have also fallen into our hands. took the greateft number of them. The “ Our whole army regrer the fate of loss of the enemy amounted to about Gen. Stengel, who was mortally wound300 men ; we have lost the chief of the ed charging at the head of one of the re39th half brigade.

giments of cavalry. * The encmy, fearing to be turned in

(Signed) "! Buonaparte.


“ P. S. Tomorrow I will send you La Nouvelle Union, brig, in ballafttwenty one stand of colours, four of captured. which belong to the body-guards of the

Ships of war from L'Orient to Breft. King of Sardinia,

La Sagasse and La Eclarant, driven up ENGLAND.

the Loire.

La Volage, driven on shore and dismat. London Gazettes,

ed, but was got off again.

Edw. Pellew From the London Gazette April 16. EAST INDIES.

From the London Gazette, April 23. Horse-Guards, 16 April 1796.


Honfe-Guards, April 23, 1796. A is an extract, dated Calcutta, De.

Letters, of which the following are a cember 15, 1795, has been received by copy and an extract, have been received the Right Hon. Henry Dundas, one of by the Right Hon. Henry Dundas, one his Majesty's principal Secretaries of of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, trom Major-General Sir Robert State, from Major-General the Earl of Abercromby, K. B. Commander in Chief Balcarras, Lieut. Governor of the Iland of his Majesty's and the Eaft-India Com of Jamaica ; pany's forces in Bengal. . I have the honour to inform you,


Castle Wemys, Jan. 30.1796.

I had the honour to inform you, by that Major Petrie had, after the surren. der of Cochin, detached a force against Thad entered into a treaty of peace with

my dispatch of the 30th Dec. 1795, that the Dutch fort of Quilon, and their the Trelawney Maroons. Two of the ar. factories of Gorea and Quilon in the ticles were very important, namely, the Travancore country. They were de- furrender of themselves and arms, and livered up without refiftance; and we are now in possession of all their settlen had jained them in rebellion. Notwith

their giving up all run away llaves who ments on the Continent of India.

standing the treaty I had not the smalleft Admiralty-Office, April 15. confidence in their fincerity, And every Extract of a letter from Sir Edward Pel. preparation was made to continue the

lew, Bart. Captain of his Majesty's Ship war with unabated vigour, Indefatigable, to Mr Nepean, dated off Three weeks having elapsed without Quiberon, 9th April 1796.

any apparent intention, on the part of On the 20th ult. we chaced three cor

thé Maroons, to fulfil the treaty, I or vettes, one of which, La Volage of 26 dered the Honourable Major-Gen. Walguns, we drove on fhore under a battery pole to move forward, on the 14th ina in the mouth of the Loire, and dismalt- itant, with a ftrong column of regular ed her, but she was afterwards got off. troops. In this affair the Amazon had four men

He had only advanced some yards wounded; the other two ships got into when a message was delivered from the the Loire. We have also captured and Maroon chief, begging, that no further destroyed the vessels as per inclosed lift.

hoftile step hould be taken.

As we had experienced much dupli. Lift of the Ships and Vessels referred to in city and evasion, it was judged expedie the above extract, vim.

ent to move flowly on, and the line of Favorite Sultana, brig, laden with salt march was so arranged as to give the Captured.

Maroons an opportunity of coming in Friends, brig, laden with flour, &c. with safety. This had the defired effect, captured,

The Maroons, to the number of five hunName unknown, brig, in ballaf-funk. dred, surrendered themselves, and were Name unknown, chasse marée, empty- conducted within our posts. Including funk.

those whom I had formerly secured, I Providence, chaffe marée, laden with have in my poffeffion near fix hundred. wine and brandy-captured.

Thirty Maroon men and one hundred Name unknown, brig, laden with empty women and children, till remain out: caiks---funk.

Of this number several men are severely Four Marys, brig, in ballaft,-captured. wounded, and others fick. I do not Amiable Juftine, brig, in ballafi--captu. compute the effective Maroon warriors red.

Row in rebellion to exceed fourteen, and


Interesting Intelligence from the London Gazettes.

401 these are afraid to come in, from a con ed by the Right Hon. Henry Dundas,one sciousness of their crimes.

of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of The Maroon rebellion, I think, is draw. State, from Major-General Leigh, dated ing to a close ; and a substantial proof of at Martinique, Jan. 27, and Barbadoese my affertion is, that public credit, which Mar. 10, 1796 : by the former of which was destroyed by chis revolt, is complete it appears, that, on the 20th of January, ly restored. The general opinion is, that the enemy, at St Vincent's, made an atproperty has acquired a degree of secu- tack on the British pott at Millar's Ridge, rity which it never heretofore had in this which they continued with great violence illand.

from day light until it was quite dark, His Majesty's forces, regulars and mi- but were finally repulsed with confider. litid, have fought the rebels in more than able lofs, after i wice attempting to carry twenty actions. They had been impel- 'the redoubt. At the commencement of led by one sentiment, that of crushing a the action, Lieut.-Colonel Prevost, have moft daring, unprovoked, and ungrate- ing advanced with a view of surpriting ful rebellion.

an advanced picket of the enemy, was I should indeed find it a most arduous twice wounded, but is not thought to be task to detail individual merit.. The ef- in any danger. The behaviour of this forts of the whole community have been Officer, of Major M.Leod of the 59th, directed to fhew their attachment to his who commanded at Millar's Ridge, and Majefty, and to maintain his Govern- of the other Officers is mentioned by ment and their own happiness against all General Leigh in the strongeft terms of banditti whatsoever. I must, however, commendation. The total lofs of the recommend to his Majefty's notice, the British during the action was 2 serjeants, Hon. Major-General Walpole; and I am and 22 rank and file killed; 1 Lieut.proud to say, that much is owing to his Col. (Prevoft,) 2 serjeants, and 31 rauk personal activity and excellent conduct. and file wounded. Our success, though great, is not without By the dispatch of the roth of March, its alloy. The Maroon rebels, like to it appears, that Major Wright of the other rebels, have found it eafier to raise 25th regiment, who commanded at Pirebellion than to quell it. Runaway lot's Hill in the Island of Grenada, was Daves are still in the woods, to the num. obliged to abandon that position, and fall ber of nearly one hundred and fifty, ill back to the post of Sauteur, on the night armed, and with very little ammunition. of the 29th of February. It is ftated, Their reduction may take some time, that the want of water, of which the and create further expence and uneafi. fupply had been entirely cut off by the ness to the country ; but they merit the enemy, rendered this retreat necessary, less confideration, as I am happy to give and that it was effected in good order, the most unqualified affurances of the with the loss of only two privates badly excellent and peaceable difpofition of the wounded. Previous to the retreat, Manegro flaves throughout the ifland.

jor Wright had been frequently attacked I have the honour to be, &c. by the enemy without success. His lofs

Balcarras. on these occasions was :--Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Bal- 25th regiment.--2 rank and file killed;

carras to Mr Secretary Dundas, dated 2 ditto wounded. Feb. 15.1796.

Black rangers-8 rank and file killed; 1.

ditto wounded; 2 ditto miffing. My letter of the 30th Jan. apprised you, that thirty Maroon men, and one

Admiralty-Office, April 23. hundred women and children remained out in rebellion.

Extract of a Letter from Admiral Peytok, I have now the honour to inform you,

Coinmunder in Chief of his Majesty's that, after having ineffe Qually searched Ships and vessels in tbe Downs, to Evan for them from four different points, 43

Nepean, Esq. Secretary to the Admiralty, more have surrendered themselves, of

dated on board the Savage Şloop, April which fix are ftout, able Maroon men.

21, 1796. The Maroons now out confift of twenty I have received a letter from Captain four men and fixty-three women and Roe, of his Majesty's Noop Racoon, children.

acquainting me he had taken, on the

coast of France, a French lugger privae Horse-Guards, April 23.

teer, with thirteen men armed, with Dispatcher have this day beca reçsiy blunderbulles and musquets, which had

beca .

been out from Dunkirk five days, but tain Cole, who pursued, and closed with had taken nothing.

her at half paft eleven ; and not being

able to prevail upon her commander to Admiralty-Office, April 23. surrender without refiftance, he opened Copy of a Letter from Rear-Admiral Par. a close and well-directed fire upon her,

ker, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's which was faintly returned ; and, after a ships and vesels at Jamaica, to Evan fecond broadlide, the enemy struck, and Nepean, Esq. dated Swiftfure, at the proved to be the national frigate La Mole, Feb. 29,"1796.

Unité, from L'Orient to Rochfort, I beg leave to acquaint you for their mounting 38 guns, twelve and fix pouaLordships information, that the Honour. ders, and manned with 255 men, eight able Captain Carpenter, of his Majesty's or nine of whom were Nain, and cleven thip Intrepid, being ftationed to cruize or twelve desperately wounded. La Reoff Old Cape Francois for the reinforce- volutionnaire happily had no men hurt; ments expected from Cork, fell in with and it appears that she was maneuvred a French frigate, which, after ten hours by Captain Cole in the most officer-like chace, (the latter pare being very light manner, and the attack made with great airs of wind) the firft anchored, and af- gallantry. terwards, by their cutting her cables,

I have the honour to inclole the re. drove on shore, in a Cove a little to the port which he has made of the good caftward of Porto Plata, when the crew conduct of his Officers and ship's comabandoned her, and the was taken pos- pany upon this occafion; and, from the feflion of and got off, without damage, high terms in which he speaks of his by Captain Carpenter.

Firft Lieutenant Mr Ellicott, who I know It appears by the Log-Book that she is to be a good officer, I have thought procalled La Percante, commanded by the per to give him an order to cammand Citoyen Jacque Clement Tourellet, Lieu- the prize to England. tenant de Vaisseau, mounting twenty

La Unité was reputed one of the great. nine-pounders and fix brass two-pound eft failers in the French navy, and is a ers, and had on board near two hundred very fine frigate, only feven years old. men, dispatched by order of the Minif. The wife of the Governor of the Port ter of Marine and Colonies, and failed of Rochfort, Madame Le Large, and her froin Rochelle the 6th of December last, family, were on board, who, with her with orders not to be spoke with, or to fon, an ensign of the ship, I suffered to fpeak with any thing.

return to France in a neutral vessel, tak.

ing the parole of the young man not to From the London Gazette, April 26. serve until exchanged. Admiralty Office, April 26.

La Revolutionnaire, at Sea, Dispatches, of which the following


April 13, 1796. are copies and extracts, have been received at this Office from Sir Ed. Pellew,

It being so dark when I came alongside Bart.

the French frigate L'Unite, that you could

not observe the conduct of the two thips; Extra&t of a letter from Sir Edward I beg

leave to report to you, that not Pellew, Captain of bis Majesty's bip being able to prevail upon her commanIndefatigable, to Mr Nepean, dated at der, Citizen Durand, to surrender, after Falmouth, 20 April 1796.

fome minutes conversation, I opened a I have the pleasure to inform their close and well-directed fire upon him. Lordships, that on the 13th inftant, at After we had suftained the fire of his four P. M. we fell in with, and gave ge- ftern chaces fome time, and upon firing neral chace to a French frigate to wind- the second broadside, he called out that ward, the Revolutionnaire being far a- he had ftruck. I had at the same mofiern, was tacked by fignal to cut the ment directed the helm to be put to port, chace from the thore; and I had the plear in order to board him, as the ships were sure to see her, juft betore dark, in a fie going under a press of fail at the rate tuation to weather the enemy upon a of ten knots, and drawing near the different board, which obliged her also to Ahore. tack.

Allow me, Sir, to express to you how The night setting in cloudy, we loft much I feel myself obliged to my first fight of the chace before nine o'clock, Licutenant Edward Ellicot, for' his pare when the bore up, but not unobserved ticular attention in keeping fight of the by that zcalous and attensive officer Cap- chace, and for his steady and manly


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