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Vol. III. No. i47.
PU BLfSHKD WEEKLY BT ALLMAND HALL, PRINTER TO THE M A PK OK KORTH-CrtROLlNA.
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The Lateft k m
1 (By the PACKET.)
LONDON,' Augu ft ij.
Expedition tothe Continent,
Outline of the proclamation, which
hat-been printed both in Dutch ami
Fiench, and which was pretty ge
nt rally circulated yefierday, as all
re.'fons for concealing the point of
fl'eflinationandobje& of theiefcem
are now oven From the fojlowing
(ketch our readers will fee that no
hint it given of any defign tapencr
trate into France. It is a orocla.
mat ion conveyed in very dilFerent
terms from that of the Duke of
Brunfwick , the fatal effeclsof which
II fc-urone has to this day to
' Lieutenant General Sir Baled
Abetcrombie beiog entrufted by his
Rritsniiir miii-ltv tif
good ally ofrthe United Provinces,
with the command of an army def
fined to undertake the important
talk of delivering thefe provinces
from the degrading tyranny oi the
French republic, is charged to make
a public and explicit declaration of
the fentiments and intentions of his
majelty, and of the augu ft fovereigns
with whom he is allied in this great
44 He declares then that he and
his army come not as enemies, but
as friends to the provinces of Hol
land ; to rcilore them to their rights,
and ancient laws and enftoms ; to
refcue their pcrfons and properties
from theopprelh'ons to which they
have been fubjetled : to re.eftabliih
their rcliiiion. which has been vio-
e w -
latcd by the infidelity and atheifm of
France ; to revive their trade and
commerce, which has been annihi
lated ; their lrgitimate government,
W'Ucn has been overthrown ; and
to reftore that happy concord and
allance between Great-Britain
rd Holland, which hat been the
lourccoffo much benefit to both.
Inthia endeavour it is, the fincere
delire of his Britannic majefty and
of the other Sovereigns, that there
H 111 1 . r r m
pnnn oe a complete torgetfiilncls
oblivion, and amneftv of all that
has paft : ar.d he hopes and trufts
mat every true and faithful Dutch
man will co-ouerate with hit bene
volent intentions id reflating perfect
peace, otikr and tranquility to the
United Prnvinret. withnnr taenifk
J . ' ' I I I
ing the reftoration of thefe bleflings
ty any aci ui violence or ravenge
but that they will all exert them
felvea in chicking and preventing
excelTcs of every kind. It it the
n oft ram ft wifh of his Britannic
11 aii f 1 v and of the (ovrreitn allies
that it fl.onld be by the efforts of
1 . .
svutctmun thcmlclvet, that the re
ft oral ion to the bleffings of a regu
lar government (hould be effected.
" But if. after ih'it IT II I, HIS fl
claration of the fentiments and in
tentions of his Britannic n.ajiitv,
ary Dutchman mould be foiiod.fo
tteac herons to .his country, and to
Its ancient IndatMatrtce, right!,
and imertfts, at tn refill the good
offices of the troops which arc in
tiuficdto the command of Sir Ralph
Abetcrombie, then he muTt tonlidcr
them at declared encmict to good
water and to their country, and 1 hr v
- 9 wrm
n uit not only confidcr thcmlclvet
a. - aa. a 1 . .1. a a
cacoipiKi irom me amnclty wich
wai held out generally to all, but
taped tube treated as ncmie, c c. "
The failing of the hrft divifion
of the armament took place vcltcr
day morning, in con ft que ncc of 26
vue that the Ruffians had arrived at
thtir dcfiinaiion, aadwerc ready to
co. operate wnh the tngiilh. We
touch at lenaih the moment
th grand I In me of the confederacy,
a. we,! a. it. Mftftt. UI hi devr-
loped. Tk king of PrufTia can no
l nger maintain lilcnce on the fub.
jfet ol the league. If the Kuban
m a a
are to fliiernbrk on any point
which oblige thtm u UaMkl
lite of dcmarkatir.n ihaH
drawn lor his ncutranaflfclea? r
j t it Blh I . -
miare nirairtiB MTnle! ,
ft have our doulBrfn m 11,1 the
rarf ha will takHbt whrtlter he
I it? avow himlcl
thai there it 1 fuff cknt hudv of dif
srTtdUin to the J-reiwh in Holland
weekffas been made to forward this
Grand armament. On Friday 46
artillery waggons with part of 2000
j! 1 j ' ' . i .1
nana ot arms, proceeded trom tne
lower, and yefterday 42 more, with
tne remainder ot the arms a ci
accoutremvnis for the troops, at Do"
vtr, Margate and ftami.ite.
' The moft whimfical fcenes were
dilplayed by the imprefliny; of carr
riages. Co7ipaniea were left at iiins
on the r.isd, and perfons riding out
for the air," were forced to trudge
home on font.
General Don, who arrived laft
week from Bremen, with informa
tion of the UntGan troops being on
their way ro co-operate with our fori
ce8, came up frbm Walmcr Cattle
on S'inday, but in confequence of an
expreis bein received, th.it the-lance of our
aox liary forces, to the number ol j thenifelvcs
45,000, had arrived at their dettina.
tmn, the generalfet off again for
Rarham Downs. Prince William r,
Gloucetfer was prevented from pin
ing in the felfivities at Win-Mor, and
accordhtflv left town to take the
command of his divifion
Monfieur arrived in town on FrU '
day morning, in order to concert
ineafures for his immediate depar
ture : in the mean time he has taken
up his refidence at Kew. A fiigatc
is preparing for his royHl h;ghnel's ;
and he i forthwith to ai tor Cru-
iaven, in order to ?o w ith all polli-
b'C dilna'ch to Swi zcrland. and
(oin the army of the Archduke. He
is to be accompanied by the btfhop
of Arrat, M. de Vandreoil, arid M.
Defcar. The "duke of Bourbon
continues for th prcfent in England.
JVJonlirur will he met by the Prince
de Conde, who U now on his march
wnh the fecond colamn of RuUians
leltined to join the Archduke j and
50 his arrival at hfad-au.irters. the
n-ya' ftandard is to he dilplayed.
We do not pretend to reconcile
this meafure with the proceeding of
our own commander in the expedi.
non tortoiiand, aa let forth in the
Iketch of his proclamation above.
Are we to limit our exertions to the
re.eflablilhment of Holland and the
Netherlands inle the Auilro.Kiil.
ban armies are to fight for the re-
1 . . .a . a. . -
novation or royalty in Trance l 'U
a lingular and moft my 'tenons con
federacy tnfowh'Ch wehaveen'ered
ind which from HI
nature, cannot, we tninh. come 10
good. If all the coalefced powers
were animated by the fame orinc'iDles
of moderation which are dilplayed
in t:e mamteMo ot 5ir Kalph Aber
crombie, nothing could refill the in-
nuei ceot the benignenr Ipirit, but
when ihit moderation in one part it
eontraltrd by the moil fanguine vio
lence in another, what can he ex
pecled trcin iuch contradiction, but
that it ihouid revive that enihufulm
in France, on the total extmclion of
which the potentaret of Europe can
alone hope for (deceit.
A letter from Uruflelt, dated July
21 fayt thai pen. Beuinot has left
Druucit. anu sone 10 eftat. hdi f.it
hrad.quaneriat Ghent. The rear-
eft aclivity ntcvaih in the aiovemrnta
t ilia iroopt 011 the coali. The fig
nai- when Kavt hren nlaud al.n.o
the whole line, arefo dileolrd it ro
bt repeated within the fpaceof two
or laree heurs from Middle burs 10
ivuiir. aii mete prrnai afmi are
mde within View of the Fn.-hih
a. a . 9
( runen, rn n loinrnmri antun-!!
very ne-t 10 the coali. The mi..r.
gents have am fprr ad tbrailelvct
in ti.r loirtt ui oinei. hente thev
make exurlion 10 within a llwrt dif
tance ol BruJeli.
Lately une cf ihrir detachmrm
hJrang the night entered Rch. i. r
. hi . if . - . ..j.ii
m M'm J""". a 'rags uun from
Brufleli. A 001 ht r corps advanced
alona iheirear road from Louvn.1
10 W olone St. Eticnnr, where iliey
earned oil a munuipal agent and
LuiZen Koopee, commiuary 10 the
CtWfal admio.Mr.il. , asarchedon
the aift with a part n the garnlon
agair-ll ihrlr mlor 1 e ma 1 hm at hit
ppreaih il.ry rei rln;to iKr forrfl
of Smgret, the thitkneft ai d eaVNl
An mi (f iq.
leave. Louis 'lent werterly wind has prevented us
out J.tmes un ffrom receiving any turtlier ientclli
C 'uofrv, 10' at- ! g ca from thearm.unent tinder Sir
of the throne i Kaiph Aiercsombie, anocot-
anl Rf-iKu 1 in Immim titrrtCt trt the The count iiAVtoi. it fffnn has !
w.-w iJiawiiii, I W ivviii V .WW-'w w - - - - " .' , I u -. ...
i. r . . 1 'XI . : . ... u wa-.. 1 1 f
iPft IhlB tV"k..a... nH .. .1. .- r KvtaI I T I III) 1 I I III . Ul C UI II1C ItlY .IV-
iny nn, vuiMi j tfliu l.'liiiMicis I'Vlfl I T-
within Te TaTFjhe hat taken his final leave. Louis lent werterly wind has prevented us
Ai v. when he lent
expeditions to this
tempt th recoveiv
from which he h id been drivtn. told
him tint the bi ft thing be CoU d wim
him was that he mijihf ne'er e his
face again. This i(h he repeated
pretty frequently, bufte hid always
the moititicaflon of leetng James- aw
gain at' Verl iilles. Perhaps miu fters
may in the fme manner receive
many vifits from Monfieur.
The moft important
which tf mail
Governor an I People of Batavia in
the Ead-lruiies, which is likely to
come to a favourable termination.
By the events of the war this im
me;.le repotiitVry of all the products
o4he '"Eaff has been rendered ufe-
:.! ki ,.T.. ...iv ic tt inr tkir i lets in.!h.'ii.hahitants.& hasiieen loll
1 1 ve nine- u iu Aiuivi.i io i.ii 1 1. v i . i ...... -
fnfety, ' cordidering the quality of to Eiirape,y bythe wttter inability
many of the vcflels, nd the num.; of the Dutch, to bring home the
ber of men and horfes with vv .licit poeTTiiad'-amaired. There it
they were crowded. We finclrilt confequently now lying in that un
fome vetfels had from foFJ to fifty I healthy and yet populous fettlemcnt
horfes on" board, and that thev were the colieded produce of feveral
. - WL' f .. -I . i . .. r. -i -
l.it,. J4 I! ilturn vearn s and the nrOnolition is.
iL.aiv.iiy Aiiun v.u iuuui vvf ' vi ... j i - r i .
mm it ' . . " ' .. .1 T t- t 1.1 k' CM .
lit they have Deen tiriyen on toe mcic gumu uijiuiu oow w i.m m
Ur j Dutch coaft during the blowing Great-Britain in Britifl. velTels, or
intelligence wea,hCr, it is to be feared that under their convoy, and thtis, with
'!? ti"". ! much damage has been fuffered : out taking poiTelHotv of Java, pr
tha mail driniis.
account ot the Itate ot partial in Hoi-
no. it is mamicit rrom tne lettera : "rrj - . , i. -r. Liu j:. .h
InttuMent OI-l iciuonicin, vrc iiiwiiu "tint n
that have been received, feveral or
which, we haye, feen, that the piau of
a Counter revolution is thoroughly
digettcd, and thai the party of-tlte
aia.ttiioKier wail only tor tne uppear-
arnuimriit to declare
They are not merely
acQiiaioicd with our preparations,
but feem 10 know almou to a day
the period of our arrival on
their coalf and thev focak with l
' - w
little caution and reterve on the lub
jec't, atto Ihevv the eonfidene which
they have in their own Itrength, ai:d
in the l"-n (' of the expedition. We
think it likely, from the tenor of
thefe tenets, lhat the Dutch fleet will
declare for their exiled prince. It is
not apparently ju the power of the
DireLffovy t Hem the tpirn of i1iir
recti. ms againtt their authority. Ge
neral Brune indeed has received the
command of the Bat avian as well ns
French troops, Rut he has no time nor
means to revive iheir eneeev. aroufe
the patriots, and draw forth the na.
tnrai reliturces ot that Marvellous
country. A few days, we conceive,
will decide the fate of Holland.
The fall of Mantua mutt hnvc had
an immediate efTecl upon the further
operations ot the allies. It reftoret
to them a difnofuhle forcr n( nMir
o,ooo men. l he rrenrh arm IB
jtMini iinv iKinir t n At Wltn 1 1 . kt
thff Ittic n nope npvyever is, inainicy uvc "y&j u,,,i5 1U
the benefits of its capital and induf-
hi cn nh p, M Ifeen 9
finer anH-tfiit .hcv irp flill at ica.
Whatever was their place of defti- try, by being its merchants and
n.tirm tl.ev ii-mfl hav Keen dr ven carriers. 1 tus is alto one or tne
far trt tVi M. It i faiH gifts we are to confer
cient Allies, tne unitea states :
The Secretary of " Lord Keith
fet off vefterdav with difoatches
for his Lordftiip at Torbay, where
tne tloet is by this time no doubt ar
rived. In the prefent weather, they
certainly could not be off Brell
without confiderable danger, and it
is obvious thatafter fo long a cruize
tne lhips mult want luppltes. It
muft have been a moft painful dif.
annointment to the pa ant tar tn
r .1 r i
ice tne enemy etcape tneir eager ur
luit byi U) lliort an interval. A tew
a jm -
lours iooner . would have fecured
them in action.
All the circumftances of the for.
render of the great fortrelTes, in Da
V. ami nartirolnr v nt Mi,,..,,
J I ...... V. . ,'14 J,
with great confidence, they are to
difembark at Embden, and directly
co-rtperate with the Riillian co
lumn. This route indicates the
acquiescence at leaft ' of the Court
of Pruftia in the meafurp of theat
tack, but it certainly does not (hew
Jiat we have entire confidence in
the promife of a friendly reception
in Holland. If there be a certain
ty that three-fourths of the people
of the United States are attached to
the Stadtholder, and defirous
of throwing off the lhackles ot
h rench tyranny, why not proceed
directly to Scheveling, and get into
the centre of Holland at once ?
But it is poffible that the Dutch,
though tired of their new mafters,
may not yet be quite ready to ac
cept of the friend (hip of the Eng
lifli upon the terms which are held
out to them. It is to be obferved
that the Proclamation, which Sir
RAirH Abrrcrombie itentrull
ed to Diibliut oh his arrival, itives
. ' o
llurance to the Dutch that their
movements of Mmeau. eierm
from its heterooeaeous lh" he U v!ely bearing awaj
not. we think, come th l0waM head-lasers are
now at Ahrenxn, fltieen Icauet from
Genoa, and he hat been joined by the
whole ot M'lJonald't corps. The
whole do not cor.pofe more tlun
30,000 men. fo that with fuch in V
rior Humbert any fuuhtr rcdllaiiic
vouiu oc uieleit.
ot Winch prtv entcd a ourfutt.
the Ex-Dircftors, unequivocally
i-.-. , . . ' ' I rf"uirfnce to tne ititcn mat rneir
Genoa mult now malt the bell of flViT,. ! u.a w.a
now re,et,.nrnr..K....r. a be rcftored to the United ,7'ICIPT pcrnaps we mar
.leratel.r.T.,r n..,nn.r.ni ti.- States, and confcoucntlv no oled 1 1 tovcr I".ims circurnltance the
former it was even retmrtcd yefterday,
had already yielded ro the arms of the
antes, l his, with, many other rufc
mora founded upon the agreeable in
telligence of yefterday, were circulat
ed. Thit probably it premature,
though afttr what we have fern o' ihe
greatir fortrellr, a long defence from
iliefe it net to be expected.
The mail contains linle rnucernin
Hope, Ceylon, and Dcmerara. and
to hold facred the nrincinle of the
rights of nations, in which we arc
embarked, it would unijueftionably
nave Dcen a leading feature in the
tvianitclto which is to be ilTued, am
' r i I , t- m .
i n maaxmri or tna armie in
Switzerland coniinocj. Itita'cribed
by the French ro the wretched (ta;c
in which Maltena'i army haa been
icri ror iieceffartct, partirulnrly
provifmiit. Befidet Maflena it un,
din c to rifk the defeat of an
army which it now the only hope of
nn rounrrv. ferhaua init comf
honph the leiift brilliant. the mnll
prutieni, and the enterprile ot MaC
leim cnaiacier wnuhi Ittd ut io
Juppofeihai hit niflive defence it pit
urioeo ny rimo nevtthty. II rhia ar.
iy am in in, ri a rtcplnratile Itaie,
and it k ihe otly one te which arty at
tention nai rfn paid, what are we
to think ol the French n.ler. Mafle
na a Fahian policy, however, dots
Mot the character of tbe French pt
pie, ana it n thought he will be re.
placed by Bernadotie.
The ahrmt of the Freneh rtart in
Holland are at their height, at well
at me nopet ol their amajvni1t
froaa every an.teararce. lhat rnuntrv
it in tke bed ll..ie to n uperait wim
inencngni or the tritlh armtinrm
inrianaera the 1 renih are more
likely to make refit1ar.ee, ai d tl .
(peak oi their preparation, bet thev
. aa a m '
mult oe or a aiotf virotu.it nature
thenihey have hiely htn, lo meet
me formidable aRaalt whkh t threat
It la reported from Conflantinnplr
that nuonaparte hat auain rai.he '
mmtm. 4 - a a aa '
tne rromtert of rjrjjM.
It ra feven week fmcethe Anftrii.n.
enlereit Zerirh. anrl the l-'t.nch ar.il
Aaflrtan armiet took rhe pofitior
wriirh they Rtllecrupv. wiit.out th
lead alieraiinn the Head-Quartet ol
the Artbdukc Charlet are Hill at
K iivitn, where they were then I sad
feem to indicate that the New Di
rectory have ordered the furrander
of thefe places, to manifeft the truth
of their alfertion, that they difaD-
prove of the invafion ot Foreion
Countries, and that they have a-
bandoned the fyftem of external con-
f Tt b
jueit. i ne chargct brought atfainlt
0..l . a ..
is given upon which an honeft am lolution ot the myfteryof the pre-
patriotic Dutchman can aft. .."""r . w uuectory, aa
it were intended by our Govern- wc" " ,n5.,urrcnd" ot p'ac fo
ii...... aa -
ment to reftore tbe Cane of Good
"-at wm tp lUllbim
ftrong at Mantua.
The lord lieutenant it now on a
tout throned thole n itts nf the L inn -
dom which have lulfered bv thr re
bellion, and it every where received
thafilenceol the Cabinet nn thath",h ,ne higheft marks of refoea.
point feems to threaten the triendt P" PProacn o Carrich-en.Su r.
we are oing to Icrve, with the dif- ,,c WV mei " P"aft of the
B . A- B a m -
iiitmntriuci't ot their dominions.
However, avarice may affccl to
- J w "v ja anon J IMC
inhabitants, who drew him info the
town, io the houfe of ihe carl of
jollify this niealnre-of depredation, Dorcneft" 5 fra ftiort vifit to that
and loften it down by the name 0Jf""bleman, the inhabitants drew hint
i . ... :l a .
mieiniuiy, the great and liberal Po- Pww ,nu" " DI ne ,nWf. where
litician, who reeardt ihe relative ,heV took leave with loud acclama-
dutics of nations towards one ano- tlon' excellency went by Cur-
thtr, a the Moralift does thofe ol rjgn'ot,e to waterford, where the
individuals, will contemplate this ""''poration and c!erg prefented ad.
rcfolution of our Minillert at preg dctttt ; and from thence to Cw; He
nan! with rilinui. i ;. .. 'i i mariir. whete tha l, m. 3ii,,
which, ot all oihers, it the moll i n -1 D,crc',ants of Cork waned un him,
tcretled in preferr ing the rights of
nations, it gives our land! ion to
the fpirit oi pillage, which is too
prevalent in the worlJ, and degrades
US to the level id thefe n erce.iare
States, who in their crufade sgainft
rrencn violation, have been. attu.
ated by the principle at which they
Surely if any of the nlarea are
have lauedon lince the war broke
out arc coiihdcred atelfential to our
h-ftctt) empire, and webchrve rhat
Ceylon is fo confidered, it would
nave uren aeiier to have procured
it by ncgocistion than tn keep i;
by the equivocal right under which
ii is to hr retained : tor no otiew
tiltta to l I Jfadei . I heie maw !,-
I. -me pit - Ir re, hot, ett.-rted fr)m
-t- lT.. . . .
tne pat it we an about to ailul
9 0 U I it
buiurvrtcr thecirL.inilJan. e m whicl
eyrequeft he w .ol J honour that cry
"V llh a Villi ill r iBiei lan- .l.i.
- , - r wiiii
whith he had promifed to alter his
route, and was expecled in Cork on
-t . m a m .
The inait of thofe reheh. whob
deHberaie aclt of atrouty excluded
ihemirotnthe general amneftv, arc
proceeding at the fummer adizet ;
and fecnet are thereby unfolded, at
a a t . .
wmcn n iuiiniiy recoils Cvil dif.
cord reigned in thit country with un.
nnnieo rury, and her Ions were de
graded below the rank of lavages
Krr rpTIOMof the Poailn FtANrt.
I ht vencranon dnpltyed hy the
nlubiiantt of DaoBhinv for the hula
character of the he. d of their reli
gion, furnithet a lantfalory proof,
notwirhftandin ihe confident St pro
fane dec'amat eni nt Jtcohindm, that
fuch a celfion tan be mattr. ii witllrhe lenttmemt (
f "7, - ' I " - -T ' mwmmij VII
not polieft i he innour nnr the qual- teriamed by ihe people of France.
ity.. an honed a.miilit t. We
Ii octroy h.ef that rl c more dig
r ihed courfe t mapnanimity and
gttod faith will be pur.ucd, antl that
we Hull llrive to conciliate ihe
heant ..t ..or amwnt Allies, by
(hewing that we are indicated by
no tiewt of pctlonal afrandife.
ment in the Laptdit ion w have pre
pared for their ilehVet jr.re
A nej;octa!ion it undetilood to be
f a t - a a a a . a
are not yet eaiitk') in that unhappy
r eocn tbe moment the P. rw en.
tered tlie French rarritcry, he wst,
thought guarded by a chorea corps,
received by ihe t. ple in every part
Of ibf wirhibemttft heartfelt
rlemunftraiionsof lefnecl and a-teo-
noi. aery ane npt M fuptrrelt rhe
dtdshc leelmg on the 5 hi of a cha.
racier fo truly venerable, and -made
fP' aa-.i mmm trwwa aa-ayaa l W M mtOT HWf Vf 1111 SflrtV. 0 0) It I -SUe' I W
foinf .n at thi fin 9 with tin D'.'chjtt'l m -re dear by ibe cruel traatmeoc
i . .