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tired, leaving the infantry in the plain. try and artillery formed on the banks of the which last were charged by the Spanish river, was achieved with a loss that apcavalry, who made many prisoners. The pears almost incredible. I have only to Spanish troops attacked a redoubt on our regret the loss of one officer, Lieur, Brett, left, and lost a good many men.
royal artillery, who was killed gallantly lumns advanced into the plain, by which fighting his gun at the bridge. The intremovement this redoubt was turned and pidity of this gallant officer was observed its communication cut off ; the Spanish by the whole detachment. The loss of the troops under Gen. Cruz think the right, Enemy must have been very great. We and made a detour to arrive and attack have taken several officers, and. I believe on that Alank of Triana (the suburbs of near two hundred prisoners. The conduct Seville). I ordered the iedoubt to be of every officer and soldier has been above ma:ked by a detachment of the 20th Portui- prase; where all have behaved well, it is guese regiment, and advanced a fiel-piece difficult to distinguisb; I must, however, with soiné troops, to keep in check the mention the detachment of the King's GerEnemy's fire at one of the gates of the city man Legion, commanded by Cornet Wie-. opposite to us, and after giving sufficient bolt; th: Artillery, by Capr. Roberts; de. time for the Spanish column to arrive, the tachment of the 95th, by Capt. Cadoux; British and Portuguese troops advanced and the Grenadiers of the 1st regiment of to the attack in front; the cavalry and ar- Guards, by Capt. Thomas. To Col. Mait. tillery advanced at a gallop, supported by land. 1st regt. of Guards (second in comthe grenadiers of thr guards, and the in- mand), I am much indebted from the comfantry following.-The Enemy abandoned mencement of this service, and in the atthe gate: we entered the suburbs, and ad. tack of Seville, his military talents, intrevanced near to the bridge of Seville with pidity, and zeal, were particularly con. as much rapidity as posible, in hopes of spicuous. I am also much indebted to preventing its destruction, which would Lieut. col. Colquitt, commanding a de-. have rendered it extremely difficult for us tachment of the 1st regt. of Guards; to to succeed. We were checked by the fire Lieut.-col. Prior, commanding a detach-. of grape-shot and musketry at the turning ment of the 20th Portuguese regt.; and to of the street. The grenadiers of the guards Major Maclain, commanding a detachadvanced 10 our support, and drove every ment of ihe 87th regt.--The exertions of thing before them. At this moment part Capt. Wynyard (Coldstream Guards), A. of the Spanish column arrived; we ad- A. G. and Lieut. Reid, Royal S aff corps, vanced to the bridge under a heavy fire; Staff officers attached to the detachment, Capt. Cadoux of the 95th, with great judg- have been indefaiigable. Capr. Bunbury, ment made a flank movement on our left; 20th Port. Brigade-maj. and Lieut. Smith, Capt. Roberts, of the artillery, brought up Royal Eng. were at this time detached on with rapidity two guns; a heavy fire of other service. During the wbole of tbis cannon and musketry was soon brought to attack, our allies, the Spaniards, have bear on the Enemy, who were driven from rivalled the conduct of the British and their position on the other side of the river, Portuguese troops; and Gen. Cruz Mur. and from the bridge, which they had only geon, by his military talents and bravery, in part destroyed. The grenadiers of the has principally contributed to the successo guards, and some Spanish troops, led the ful result of this day. Inclosed is a recolumns that crossed the bridge. A gene- turn of the killed and wounded. During ral rout ensued, and the Enemy were last night a division of 7 or 8000 French driven through the streets, which were tronps passed by. Our attack has saved strewed with their dead, and pursued at the city from the devastations and contriall points, leaving behind them valuable butions with which it was threatened. captures of horses, baggage, and money. Capt. Wynyard is the bearer of this dis
-It is difficult for me to express the joy of patch, who will inform you of any further the people of Seville. The inhabitants, particulars you may require. I have the under the fire of the French, brought planks honour, &c.
J. B. SKEPRETT. to lay across the bridge, and their accla- P.S.-A return of the guns and military mations and vociferous marks of joy, arded stores taken, will be sent as soon as the Lo the iminense crowd, rendered it extreme- quantity can be ascertained. Two of the ly difficult for the officers to advance field pieces which the Enemy advanced through the streets with their columns.--- against us, fell into our hands. The vast extent of the city, the exhausted Return of the killed and wounded of the state of the troops, who had advanced in troups under the command of Col. Skerrett, double quick time for three miles, and the at the Capture of the City of Seville by Aswant of cavalry, rendered it irr possible to sault, on the Morning of ihe 27th Aug continue the pursuit beyond the town. Total: 1 subaltern, 1 serjeant, 1 rank and Such was the rapidity of our attack, that file, 2 horses, killed; 1 subaliern, 12 rank this victory over a French division, and and file, wounded. Royal Artillery : First the passage of a bridge which the enemy Lieut. Brett, killed; 95th Rifle Corps : had materially destroyed, with his infan- First Lieut. Llewelyn, slightly wounded.
ABSTRACT OF FOREIGN OCCURRENCES.
him to defeat the objects of the conspiracy. An extensive conspiracy has, since our About 12,000 soldiers and gens d'armes last, given cousiderable alarm to the go- were hastily collected together, and sta. verning powers in Paris. It resulted, tioned at different points, to resist the however, in an abortive ebullition which attacks of the insurgents, who consisted agitated Paris on the 22d and 23d of Oc- chiefly of the National Guards, and who tober. Three Ex-Generals, Mallet, La- were not overcome till after long and hourie, and Guidal, were at the head of bloody condicts. At the execution of the the affair. Lahourie was a general of conspirators, none but the military were division, and had been cashiered in con. present. Mallet is said to have exclaimed sequence of his attachment to Moreau, a few moments before his death, “We whom he attended constantly duriog his are not the last of the Romans !" The trial. A military commission was ap- Journal de Paris says, that the Police ace pointed to try the conspirators (24 ja count of the suppression of the conspiracy number.) General Mallet was charged, was read by torch-light, in all the squares as the leader, with having been guilty of and public places where several streets a crime against the internal safety of the meet, in Paris, and that it was saluted by State; the object of wbich was to destroy general exclamations of “ Long live the the Goverument and the order of succes
Emperor!” sion to the throne, and to cxcite the citi. By some, it is conjectured to have been zens or inhabitants to take up arms a plot hatched by the Government, in or
ainst the Imperial authority. The rest der to get rid of the noxious Generals, were accused of being his accomplices. and at the same time afford Buonaparte al Mallet was convicted and sentenced to plausible pretext for abandoning his army death ; as were also the Ex-Generals La. and returning to Paris...The measures of hourie and Guidal, and eleven others, in- the Police of Paris, after the conspiracy, cluding Boccheicampe, a Corsican, who were such as to indicate real alarm. Not is described as having been a prisoner of a letter was suffered to leave Paris without state for ten years. The rest were ac being first opened; and all those which
3 quitted. The whole of thema, with the ex- were found to contain any allusion to the ception of the Ex-Generals and Bocchci. events of the 230 ult. were immediately campe, either belonged to the regiment of destroyed. It may have happened, that the Guard of Paris, or were officers of the this excessive caution served only to mag National Guards stationed at Paris. Twelve nify suspicion, in places to which the un. of those condemned suffered the punish: certain rumour had spread. ment of death on the 29th ult. and two
SPAIN. were respited.-No particulars of the con- We are sorry to observe, that the Marspiracy are given; but private letters from quis of Wellington, who bad undertaken the French coast state, that the three the siege of Burgos, has met with so unGenerals who were sbot bad gained over expected a defence of that fortress, as to two regiments of the National Guards, bave beeu compelled at length to raise the with their officers, amouuting to 2000 men, siege, after having sustained a loss (in who were to have put into execution the
various gallant, attempts to storm) of, it ject of attacking ibe hotels of the Minis- is supposed, 2000 men. The immediate ter of the Police, of the Prefect of Paris, cause of the abandonment of the siege and of the commandant of the garrison, was, the threatening position of the dif, at two in the morning; but, owing to some ferent French armies. His Lordship bas unforeseen circumstance, the troops did since found it expedient to order Manot commence their march till four in the drid to be evacuated ; and himself, morning; when they first repaired to the joined by General Hill, to take dwelling of the Minister of the Police, defensive position on the banks of the where tbey arrested several of the officers Adaja. of that department, and conducted them From the Lisbon papers we learn that to prison. The next movement of the Joseph Buonaparte entered Cuenca on the insurgents was an attempt to obtain pos- 25th ult. with 8000 men. Soult was at session of the citadel of Paris, for the Madrid with 60,000 men. purpose of stizing the arms in that depot; The Spanish General Ballasteros has but, as their first proceedings had been been superseded in his command by Gen. delayed too long, this attempt unfortu- Virues. He is charged by the Spanish nately failed, as day began to dawn, and Government with disobedience of orders, the objects of their movemeuts were dis- and refusing to act under the Marquis of closed, which is stated to have been owing Wellington. to treachery, One Philippon, a younger
ITALY. brother of the renegado who broke his The affairs of Sicily are said to continue parole bere, is said to have communicated in an unsettled condition. Letters from ib Savary the information which enabled Messina of the 22d Oct. state, that the Gent, Mag, November, 1812,
Hereditary Prince of Sicily was so ex. language of the Russian monarch bas tremely ill, that all hopes of his recovery been," He (Buonaparte) may take Mos. were doubtful; that the physicians had cow, and I will burn it. He may take given it as their opinion that he had been Petersburg, and I will burn it: but poisoned ; and the author of his illness Moscow and Petersburg are not the Rus. was of course to be found in one near his sian Empire." person, if not allied in blood. It is added, While the malignant Invader was, pera that the command of the Sicilian army was haps, considering how most to mortify and given up to Lord W. Bentinck, but not huinble his intended Captive *, the armies until the subsidy had been withheld some of the latter were so judiciously arrange time, and apprehensions were entertained ing under the orders of the veteran Kututhat the army would mutiny for want soff, that it soou becaine evident that the
French would, if they hesitated on retreal SWEDEN.
ing, be irretrievably cut off. In every Previous to Sir James Saumarez leaving quarter, in greater or lesser numbers, the Sweden, he receivel a superb sword, ac- French suffered destruction or captivity; companied by a most flattering letter from their magazines were destroyed or taken, his Royal Highness the Crown Prince. and their foraging prevented. At leugth, The hilt is elegantly set with brilliants, of a most successful attack was made on that exquisite workmanship, and of great value. part of the French army under Murat, RUSSIA.
respecting which we give the following abWe sincerely congratulate our Readers stract of a Report from Field-marshal Ku. on the reverse which the affairs of Buona. tusoff, dated at the village of Letaschef ka, parte have undergone in this empire since Oct. 19.-" Having received intelligence our last notice. After all his flaming and that the corps of Murat, of 50,000 men, Battering reports of the enviable state of was on the river Tshernishna, at a suffi. himself and his soldiers in the ruined city cient distance from the other forces of the of Moscow, where warm pelisses almost Enemy, to enable him to act against the rushed of themselves upon their backs by said corps, our army advanced from Tahundreds of thousands; where every cellar rushina to the Nara in several columns, that they opened presented perpetual which were followed by our right wing on springs of brandy and wine; and “ every the following night. All these troops crossday discovered magazines” of bread, pota- ed the Nara, under the command of Gen. toes, cabbages, meat, salted provisions, su- Bennigsen, whilst the remainder of our gar, coffee, furs, cloths, &c. in short, com- army followed his movements by the main forts of 'all sorts ; bow must the “ lads of road. Before day-break these troops bad Paris” now rue the loss of such a Para- reached the appointed place, together with dise! In truth, the Corsican had dreamed; the 2d, 3d, and 41h corps of infantry; they that he bad only to enter Moscow, and passed, in the same order, through a fotheace dictate such insolent and degrading rest, from which they rushed upon the terms of peace as only his base mind Enemy. The Cossacks, under the com. could conceive; and that the Imperial mand of Count Orlof Denisof, who had Alexander would immediately accept almost tarned the Enemy's left wing, and them, and thank him for his clemency. The were reinforced hy several corps of ca.. Proclamation of the Emperor, however, as valry, under Gen. Muller, with the 20, given in p. 384, will have prepared our 3d, and 4th corps of infantry, fell upon Readers for better things. In fact, the the unguarded Enemy with such impetu
* It will be recollected, that one of the French Bulletins recorded the fact of several Russians having been put to death, for no other crime than that of being faithful to the cause of tlreir country, in endeavouring to render the possession of Moscow of as little avail as possible to the invaders, by destroying it. It now appears, that this atrocious act was attempted to be covered by the mock solemnity of a Military Commission ; at which the cbarge of setting fire to the city was formally made against twenty-six Russians, several of whom were natives of Moscow, and for which ten of them were sentenced to death; and the remaining sixteen, although it was acknowledged that there was not evidence sufficient to convict them, were ordered to be detained in the prisons of Moscow, to prevent the mischief they might commit! The detail of the proceedings of this Military Commission are contained in the French papers. Had it not been for their oren record thus published to the world, it would, perhaps, have searcely been believed that so wanton and insolent a violation of every principle of justice had really been committed. A Military Commission, consisting of French office is appointed to try twenty-six natives of Russia, upon no other charge than that of the fair exercise of the rights of war against an invader; and;by the Military Commission ten of these individuals are condemned to death, and the rest sentenced to linger in a prison! It is worthy of remark, that similar proceedings were instituted by the French Generals in Spain and Portugal, till retaliation was threatened; when the Proclamations ordering ihese infernal executions rere fuajtully retracted.
osity osity that the latter could not maintain his the cause that this brave and esteemed position for any length of time, but very general, together with the captain of ca. soon betook himself to fight; our light valry, Narishkin, were suddenly seized by troops pursued him with artillery, beavy a detachment of the Enemy, which sufcavalry, and infantry, as far as the borough fered them to come quite near, without of Woronow. The Enemy's loss, on that paying any attention to the white handday, was 1000 prisoners, and about 2500 kerchiefs, which they waved as flags of killed, a standard of honour belonging to truce, and thus they were taken prisoners. a regiment of cuirassiers*, and 38 pieces Hereupon Iluwajska pursued the disposiof cannon, 40 ammunition waggons, and tions mich the general had previously dithe whole baggage of the Enemy, includ- rected; took the Kremlin, and the whole ing that of the King of Naples, taken city, in which the Enerxay left his hospitals Our loss of only 300 men is enhanced by and a great quantity of ammunition." that of the brave Lieut.-gen, Bagawut,
From that time to the present, (Nov. who fell at the beginning of the battle, 26), we have received 90 account of Buo. Gen. Beunigsen also received a slighat naparte's “ whereabouts ;' though we wound from a shot, wbicb, however, did kuow that all his armies are in full retreat. not prevent bim from continuing in the Marshal Kutusoff, the gallant chief of coinmand, eveu until the pursuit.--A re- the Russian armies, we understand, is in giment of Cossacks took 500 prisoners, the 75th year of bis age, and has lived with Gen. Daru."
from his infancy in camps. He has lost On this, it appears, that Buonaparte de- an eye, and received musket-balls through termined to quit his pleasant quarters in both his cheeks; and from other wounds Moscow, and undertake a refreshing march in former wars, is scarcely able to mount back to Poland, leaving, however, a gar- his horse; but all his bodily infirmities rison in the Kremlin ; with what bope, or are compensated by the greatest mental for what object, we cannot imagine. Pre. activity, and the most unconquerable viously, bowever, to his quitting Moscow, spirit. 'he sent Lauriston to solicit an armistice, A Treaty of Peace between Great Brie preparatory to a negociation for peace. taia and Russia was ratified by the emLauriston, according so the foreign jour. peror Alexander, on the 1st of August, Dals, was received politely, and conducted 1812, of which we annex the following to Kutusoff's head-quarters; but lis pro- articles ;posal io send a messenger to St. Peters- I. There shall be between his Majesty burg was not granted. Marshal Kutusoff, the Emperor of all the Russias, and his suspecting tbat Buona parte intended to re- Majesty the King of the United Kingdom treat, and wished to obtain time to receive of Great Britain and Ireland, their beirs reinforcements and arrange his plan, deter- and successors, and between their kingmined not to be the dupe of his art. He doms and subjects respectively, a firm, redoubled bis vigilance and activity, and true, and inviolable peace, and a sincere thus avoided the soare laid for bim.
and perfect union and amity, so that, from Of the Russian official account of the this moment, all subjects of disagreement re-capiure of Moscow, we shall give an that may have subsisted between them abstract; it is from a Report made by shall cease. Major-general Ilowaiska, Jated Moscow, II. The relations of amity and comOctober 22:-" On this day Gen. Baron merce between the two countries shall be Winzingerode gave orders to his van, re-established on each side, on the footing under llowaiska, to advance from Nikoisk of the most favoured patioos. upon Moscow. The wbole corps followed III. If in resentment of the present reunder the command of Maj.-gen. Benken- establishment of peace and good underdorff.
standing between the two countries, any “ Baron Winzingerode attacked the Power whatsoever shall make war upon Enemy's outposts in the city with great his Iinperial Majesty, or his Britannic impetuosity, and compelled them to retreat; Majesty, the two contracting Sovereigns but, in pursuing the Enemy to the Krem- agree to act in support of each other, for lin, Gen. Winzingerode separated from the maintenance and security of their re: his corps, and hastened forward lo per- spectiye kingdoms. suade the hostile commander to cease a IV. The two high contracting parties useless firing, which could not hinder us reserve to themselves to establish a proper from taking the town, This temerity was understanding and adjustment, as soon
as possible, with respect to all matters * The colours given to Murat's own that may concern their eventual interests, corps for their distinguished conduct in the political as well as commercial. battle of Austerlitz, and inscribed with all PROCLAMATION OF THE EMPEROR their celebrated exploits, were taken by
ALEXANDER, the Cossacks, and have since been prea
Russians? - At length the enemy of our sented to the Emperor Alexander.
freedom has experienced a portion of in your power. Let the line of his retreat that terrible vengeance which his ambi- be rendered memorable by your honest tious and unprincipled aggression had indignation; destroy every thing which can aroused. From the period of his march be of service to him, and our commanders from Wilna, his army, great in numbers, have orders to remunerate you. Render assured in valour and discipline, and your bridges, your roads, impassable. In
elated at the remembrance of victories fine, adopt and execute the suggestions of gained in other regions, threatened no, a brave, wise, and patriotic heart, and less than the entire subjugation of the show yourself deserving the thanks of your Russians. The system which
had country and your sovereign. Should the thought fit to adopt strengthened that con- remains of the Enemy's force escape to our fidence. The sanguinary battles fought imperial frontiers, and attempt to winter on his route, and which gave him tempo- there, they must prepare themselves to enrary possession of Smolensk, flattered him counter all the rigours of the clime and sea. with all the illusions of victory. He son, and the valorous attacks of our troops: reached Moscow, and he believed himself thus harassed, exhausted, and defeated, invincible and invulnerable.
he shall for ever be rendered incapable of exulted in the idea of reaping the fruit of renewing his presumptuous attempt. his toils ; of obtaining for his soldiers
(Sigped) ALEXANDER." comfortable winter quarters; and of send- We noir continue to notice the series of ing out from thepce, next spring, fresh Bulletins with which the Corsican has con. forces to ravage and burn our cities, make tinued to amuse and to dupe his “ good captives of our countrymen, overthrow citizens of Paris.” out laws and holy religion, and subject TWENTY-THIRD BULLETIN OF THE every thing to his lawless will. Vain pre.
GRAND ARMY. sumptuous hope!--insolent degrading me- This is dated Moscow, Oct. 9.-After nace ! A population of forty millions, detailing skirmishes between the advanced attached to their king and country, and guards, under the king of Naples and the devoted to their religion and laws, the least Cossacks, in which the former " had all brave map of whom is superior to his un- the advantage," and an account of colours willing confederates and victims, cannot and other curious things found in the Krem. be conquered by any heterogeneous force lin, which have been sent to Paris; it states, 1 which he could muster, even of treble its “ Rostopchin has emigrated. At Vorolate amount.
Scarcely had he reached novo he set fire to his castle, and left the Moscow, and attempted to repose amidst following writing attached to a post : its burning ruins, when he found himself • I have for eight years embellished eucircled by the bayonets of our troops ; this country-house, and I have lived haphe then, too late, discovered that the pos- py in it in the bosom of my family. The session of Moscow was not the conquest of inhabitants of this estate, to the number the kingdom--that his temerity had led of 1720, quit it at your approach *; and him into a snare-and that he must choose I set fire to my house that it may not be hetween retreat or annihilation. He pre- polluted by your presence. ferred the former, and behold the couse- Frenchmen.I have abandoned to quences.
you my two Moscow houses, with the fur. [Here follow the official accounts of niture, worth half a million of rubles; the defeat of the advanced guard under here you will only find ashes t. Murat, near Moscow, by Marshal Kutu
(Signed) Count F. ROSTOPCHIN.' soff; of the defeat of Gen. St. Cyr, by « We succeeded, with great difficulty, in Gen. Witgenstein, and the storming of withdrawing from the hospitals and houses Polotsk; of the re-occupation of Moscow on fire a part of the Russian sick. There by Winzingerode's corps, &c.]
rerpains about 4000 of these wretched " Russiaos! the Almighty bas heard our The number of those who perished wishes, and crowned yonr efforts with suc- in the fire is extremely great. The Rus. cess. Every where the Euemy is in mo. sian army disavows the fire of Moscow. tion; his disorderly movements betray. The authors of this attempt are held in dekis apprehensions; gladly would he coin- testation among the Russians. They pound for safety, but policy and justice consider Rostopcbin as a sort of Marat.
; alike demand the terrible infiction. The He has been able to console himself in history of his daring must not be told with- the society of the English Commissary out the terrible catastrophe by which it Wilson." was attended. An hundred thousand men sacrificed to his frantic presumption attest “They have returned.” your valour and devotion to your country; t.“ In truth be, set fire himself to his and must deter him from a repetition of country-house; but this example has but his impracticable design. Much, how- few imitators. All the houses in the neighsver, yet remains to be done, and that is bourhood of Moscow are untouched.”