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iv . : Number 548, -.
s Xiaie cVinterestfagJ wotilWhwi have recently u-,f
-1 " ' .BO$t Oane 1 tY-V " Pjwe ere yet freCh ia ihetf tqcollcj
Thearnval at this p,rt77ellrdaftTof tfef-:S:
tho wan ana cuza, Holland, iram L.iv
verpool,'haS furnihed u with Fotne late
- and tnterefting article! of Foreign! Iutelli-"
, gence. Oiir limits Would not admit of
- copious TelcHons-but iuch as we have?
made, though greatly coridenfed frboa the
J. original tnatrer,v'wil be found to .contain ,
' (be prominent poi o of iiewi. jv-j-p. i.'.
-T Dissolution F Parliament.
LondoV, April if. Chancellor jo
in his Matefty' N,icne, r delivered the tol-
2o wing fpeech ? , - - , ,: -l5 -MVLords
1 ' ' ii'coaimapl frooa hUMajef-
. , ty, tb.io(orti you that )v -..lajedy has tha't
j". , fit to .avail hlrxifetf ,of xha firft; moment
lhe Citing of Parliament, without' mate,
rial inconvenience '.a the public bufincfg,
to clofa the prefent feiBauV, Ahd that hia;
Maiefly has therefore heeti a'cafc l o catflV
, a CommilTiiin to helirisd nodef th5 Oifeat
Seal for the proroguing Parliament! ?;
'f ,We;rare turner co'g ni i led io ftafe,
loyouihat his .Majeiiy a.iiu$ tors-.
; cur to the'fqnfe oynspi 'p'e, 'vyhile., t,hu
' tyenta which havo'rcoeiitlir Hksn place are
yet frelh in tnsir recolle-.ltrtri ;
His Majefty itch, thit a r?ftrtin to
this rneafureundsf ihe-prerentcircutullao
" cei, he at once dcmoralra-ci tn the mo'l
unequivocal manner, his own tonfiemtaus
pcrluafton ef tha retA-ft'le of th'iftf "iaotives
Xipon which ha his aciel ; and aiFirdi to
' hn people trVei bff opportunity of tcflify."
. ing their detsrrrti natttin to fappiirt him in"
. every 'exercifi of th prerogatUifc of hit
. Crown, Whrcb is c6nBrjtle'tj. the fa- .
cred 6bligju.n tinder" which they are held,'
snd cortduSiv! to the welfare Of His kirlj4
do ail and to th? fecunty of the Con(litu
tlon. -prt'S.-'. ::,'J..V.
His Klajerty direas ui to eiprefs h!.
entire conViclidn' that ' after fo 'long ft
reign marked by a fcrieS of indulgence tft ,
the , Roman Catholic .Sabjeds;! they,
- coremon wth ery othsr clafs of his ped
. p!e, mud feet afore J of his attachment
to the principles of a juft and cr.lihtened
Mo'eration and ot his anxious deli re to
, pioteieq tally and promote impartially,
the happiuefs of all dfcript ioijj of hit fubi .
jecU." ... '-.v.-.i-ii-; ' - ; n ;
, 41 Genllerret of tha Houfe of Commons, .
' ' His'Majelty hii comman.lcd us rd
thank you," in His MijtuV nim? for the
, fuppliei which: yoa have futnllhjJ for' the'
' public.rvici.::. .
M He hs fai 'With griar latiifaaiarii
that Vou hirebetfl abb cf find the msans
of defrayfnx, , to ,P'c ,'. thofe
For tconfilerable time before the fteak'
er came to'the Hoiife, the Dapiy Uihr
of the black rod waited for him behind, th
bar, The Speaker ami precifely ;j -fitrsjf
minutes paft a b'clockiivatidthewOwiV
VUiher then retired t6 the out fide of th$J
door, ; P.ayeri Beiiiig'read- ai ulaaf,- the;
S peaker t in medi a tel y p rdceeded to cd'i n t '
the h tijfe, but, before hcfSalcd.;ote'4 fouri
the' Ojputy .Ijflherknocked atthd door
Jiljtejred. Th fpeaker immediately took'"
7th? chairj the;,black -Uod ; according to J
the par.Uameptary ufaje,;dirpeiiUng with;
ihe.oeccCItty of the ufual numbers reqat-'
fite to form the Houfe. : "The Dipaty
. U msr t hen ,in the- Ufual form fumnnoned
to the Houfe of Peeifs. toliear the. Cait; ,
mi(Iitifor proroprstionreaJ.'t.The Speakj :
cr attended oy molt ot the M:tnDen pre
fent, proceeded to the Iljufe of Peers. i
.He returned in about ' mtnateivtei'
the fpeech at the table, according to tha U
'fiul cuftdm. and 'retireilSt;"':::-4
Thus terrriinated in a nianner p'icoUlriy f
abrupt and unexpected, after fitting tour,'
months and eight days, tha I ft an.4 only
ai jne t ntra raritameiii or tne u-,
nitcd Kingdom df ( Great ,Bfi;aitt ad
I reiana.Yv, -t-i.:v.ii.j.,v';':.;";-.!i:T
Aran 18. We) 'itt enabled from per.!,
fonil obfcrvaiiod, to furrtith Tour, readers
with the clue to all ihi management, t6
maoy of whom it would other wife ba un-
iniellisiable. -'The Finance Gom-nittce
and had prepared a reoot tb be fnbmitted
to the Houfe. , TheMrtbers oftheCo-i-mittee
were in the houfe and one of them,.
Mr. Gilf .in lhe abfenca of Mr, Binges,,
the Chairman was .waiting below" the' bar'
to prefenr the report. That condftent
wiili the ufages of the Houfe, .could not
be done until the. Speaker had taken . the
chair. ; While he .was going through the
neceflTary ceremony of counting the Houfe,
to afcertaln if 40 Members wera prefent,,
the Ulbsr of the Black Rod!' who as we
have tlateJ, was in'attendance at the dour;'
anJDtiiii?mtfrd'uCe(T, fumfnOted the Houle
to the . Houfe of Peers. The man'oever
hit fucceeded to a certain extent. li has
prevented the . formal prcfentment of the
report and confcqiiently aW pofDbili.ty. of
its becoming as liich, a lubjea of irarlia
rnentar lijfculfio. rl ; - ; l, , ; ,
1 he report; as. we underltsnd, Hates 11 ;
fiSflince,' ihst fuuaof t6,oool. had been
applied by a late Payntafter of the- Frceiv
to hit owri uf; arid that this ftSt. came to '
lhe K'lowle Je of hit Colleague," who did ;
nut give any dlre&dn td tho'C'etki tfn the 1
fobiea It aifo Hates.'that Ine Commits
lee bid jifcovered Other in 1 gtat aoufes ,
If w rutuooreo yefterday thai a cartel
had arrived from France atl that fame pa
cific pfdpofal bad been rhadei to :Pu, go-i
vernrhent. here wis rumour too Tall
riight, 4ri unfounded one, 'we belie ve of
ait armitt'tce between i Ruflli and Franc4.:i'
Accdiihtf from Varioos pdrtsofths cbn
tinent igtie, '"iliat.'durrng tbe late celTition
of miljury moemehtsi fume negoctatidni
forf a pece Were entered tftKH-and in f acl
they go fof'r as to flate, that an armidice
had abfolutely beeri concluded';. but this
s ? ..Political "Retrospect. -
'No inteliigencc of any ' iniportahcefias
been ,receivedroifr the; Continenti V Paris
pi pers ,to ve; 1 8 1 h , 'a od Du 1 ch 1 o the a 2I
)nfthavVjeloiV;to;ba:nl(b they ctintain'ths
(j''k Bolletin'ot t,he 'FrencB arjrty dated if
'irkenflel n pa l he! 4th. ''' 1 1" Sates," that
qot ja, Oiot a4 been fired ft ' theadancej
(oils "during the iifieen preceding tiays
t it.fuppored that, she ffpettfioiii of aclive
haftiUticft. i otitiecled in iome degree with
the nrgociations for Peaces which are fai.t
to be carrying on at M:.iiei, as it were in
the pre fence of -the King of Pruflilaad the
Einperbf nf Rulfia,' ' wno havr teen for
Tome time at tha? place."' Bdih artnles ha:t
received, coriftflerblS reinfo'icemeftts. jThe
: FrenchVre qiaking'thrholl' aire prepa
rations they com tape' (o drain the country
behind them, of every dtfpofable jhaii io
order to ftrehgthen thcmlelves for a cou
j)i)ahic.nV,jbbut4 it take ,p lace, wilj be
deciiive cf the , fate ;f Europe. ' In the
event of the rcfuit of litis couflid being
aainfl then, t'acy sre putting the fortreff.
e ihey pollcfj on the Vifldla irt the moll
effectual llateof defence,-; whileihejnon.
tiou;to pu(h the-fieges of Dantzic and
Colbsrg with iucreafed aaitity.' Thec'jn
tending powers mult now be able to ttli
mate their ability Id do each other all the
mischief originaly intended and by this
time mu.H be heartily tired of a cohtel), cal
culated i produce fuitt hd dcftruQton to
all the barties engaged in it. '
'.The real (late of IJruifh a,ffalrs iaf Coiu
JiaBtinople is involved in the ihickeft veil
ol mydery no official accountf have been
received from A lmiral Duckworth and
lh whole of the accounts of the Urit llh
fleet having pslTed odt Of the Stretghti
rVid conjecture, --x -
.largebutnepeu-.ry etpedces.forwh.chyo ln lhe public money concernV id-whicll ,
have proved, w,,h-M,t .nponr.?op6nh. they iHouli IB )rtly proceed t-l repurf!
;This according, to( .the ruin jjri. which'
were circulated, velterday Iti bjh"ilju(es,
U.tuppOieJ id allude to a trther dilcovery
people the I mined ate burden of adliiional
. Vfis Mijeit has obfervei with nd' j
left ratisiadtiou tha Inquiries which you .
have' institute f. itito faSie;hcrtiine3ei with
public econouir.; A I be truili, that the I
tsr'v attertttdrt pf tha new- Parliament.
which he will forthwith dire& to be called
' will be applied to the ptofepution of thefe
' impotant HjeQi.'4 , ' . -
. My Lords and Gntlemenr .A' l .
j ! Hs Mjc(ly has direile j us rnoft ear.
neflly'to" recommend to you, that you
fhould.eultitate,'by all meant in your po w
er, a fiirit of union, harmony, and good
will amongft all clalt and defer iptioni of
. lis peoplr. ' ,-' ' ' - ' :
IDs ftiajenj iruut mat inc utviuani
Of public plunder, an enquiry In'o which
wOu'd ftivd'invAtved.'pertonigel high la,
ftatiortanJ ift officet ,t;V - -
r This howeverj Weiroi is har a'tem. ,f
orary efclfe from d eflion and difgrace.;,
arlianieat mull meet ain before 1 rt 5th' '
bf Julji a tha whole of, the. annual ads tt.
tattng to the IriihCuilomi expire 01 that ;
day.-J T 'f.""" 'heT! ,he Leg:fltture ,
; mull be ie-a(Teml)!ed,' , We (hould think ;
poorly indeed of the vittue of our country-!
meoj if fume member fhoul I not be found'
la the next Pacliantsnt, w'lth TJirU Ind"
flatrlotifn enough to (eiie the fird oppor-i
- tunitythat fhaold olftr, of' making foch
1 n.tursll and tirilvotiLiblV ICtted DV the l
fate itofortuoate ftodaocitlled for agl tit Ida ;!i ftZotpM tltfc-l.t
ndopiniousoi hil pedple. .. will ,peedilt .IV Wfl'l for Er',
er mmt ftPirf iK,.tK. nr.iilinj tenU i were, we un ler tand iliueo rotntne urowa
mmf mmw mm a. www - .mw r'wjm Pk ,
t k f -
and determination of all his fubiodt to
tKen their unltsJ eirti in' theodofe of
. their co'uhJry, will ertable his Majefty to
conduct to tit' bonoVable and fecure ter.
-wlnatlon; the great conteU'la whiclf he
Is engigtJ. .- .. t .
. The Lord Chancellor then; In hn Ma
. ' jedy's fume,' and by virtue of the Tali
- , com mini n, declared the Parliament to be
prorogoed toWednelday tbe ijtu .07: J
'.Mar oxu. 4 , - - ' '
, The lord rommifGaneri withdrew from
. the. houfe, aoJ the Coatno'us reared from
. the bar.- I ; . .
There were" clrcumHancei in the mirt-.
aer of proroguing Parliament yeflerdiy
which we 'I tel o be our duty to lay be.
fore our'rei lcrs. ' They- unfortuoatelr
t'e tob much faoalon Id the repdrt which
prevailed that the ptorogiMrfn wai owing
" to other curs than his Mijefly's'anxleiy
, " to tccur to the lenfe ot his people
QiE-aihiidlv at nolnr..The proclarni
aioa for di losing Parliamentwill appearing
thii oihi's 0 ette.
' ; r -Of Turtey.- -
' poverdrrient are in' Wurljf 'elpsftitiptV
o( the'arrtf alof difatc)tH (roiti Admiral
Dtckwo'tth theteU a.my8jry'ln tyspro.'
Ceedingt . before CooQaminaple, which
mull cmtlrtue Itexpucaaie upm mey ar
rive.' He was ftrniihed with arripte meant
of d(lrorlng t!t town his JnftrucltonV
werepohtlve, add fo" full af to fuit every
pointeexigetCf.. ea the no tuber of
minutes during which he Wit to ' wail (of
an anfwer id the prcpofali Iranfflhted 10
the tfivin, wai fpeciEed.1' " A -
. Expcctci Armistice.. :
' No intelligence' from the Qintiittnt hat
reached us thlintjrnlng. ' It U'w prevail
Irtfl opinion thit art 'Armlftice has takes
place b:t ween tbsafoiie'iia Poland.
"mull be mrre rumotir
nf The Ruffian Emperor Alexander his
certainly reirhed Memel (and hit brother,
th Archduke Conltamtne Koningfh:rg..
Iram-'dlitely on their joining tlie army it
was' el petted 10 ne general 'movement
would uEej placed he'Riugyot Pruflla
ijva'i alto atemel. '.-.,:V,. '.'.-.'.:j '
;i tTh Ru(Tun and French airmie are not
'trt if 9 'than 15 Garuiiit miles fro.n each o
ahevrf y --..rsi ... .... ., ." -Great
hones are edtertalned that Audria
would lh-rt!y break from. 'the 'degrading
iceiraitii tinder which (he hat been long
"held by France. " s: - l- "T"v
The Swedes are faid'to" RaVe taken the
field with conl liable' force -anl already
to have poircir." ) the-nfeiva of Roilack,
PrenuUwJ aiidfpversl Othir placet.
i- The faiited C Vnlu'tl of Sed?n has not.
only pro lu.td the important event of cau
fing the Ftench to ri-fe the fie'e of 15:tal
fund,.but Jikwife ths cdnplqte etipulfiW
of the French iro n the whole of Swediih
Pomerania1. The pjf ticulars. of thefe e-v-ents
have been olUciallf aunouncedby our
'government,' ' . '..in;
.' The aocdunti from Vienna tre to 'the
jthr.'TbJ Einpefnr had - fit 'dutori 'the
prcccling day I r Duda,' toaiett the Hun
gariin Diet) af cr wlilchit was fuppored
he would proceed td ' yifir the Ao.l riar
Cordons uoon tha -froh'icrt. ' The'ArchA
duke wal eipeclcd to follow htm ia few
w The Decree for calling odt the coni
feviption of 1 808 Jt executed withuncom
tmn rigour eid difyatfh thrrJughout the
difrrent deptrtmeota ot rrancs. All it.
tefflpti td'tvate it are puaifhed with uri
exemolififd feverltvt The lists of tegif
tert are all to be completed by the end of
April. The aftuai enrollment and march
Id the frdbticri will dot ' be delayed long
after. ;;" ;. - ' ' -' :
Ifwe were td credit the repnrtt from
the Continent, received through French
channels, we fhoul l be Incline! to believe
r thai tha expedition' through the UJrdanel
lei had completely JaileJ 1 tut when ,w
railed on the character of the o(B:er en
trusted wlih that important affair, adion
the knowledge we now pofrfs, -that-he
was id watte but one hour in rTegotlatlod I
an lafrcr that period, if not fucccfiftl to
bombard the capital; we doubt the truth
of them ill; It it well known thit he re.
Celved a COnfiaVraHtr reinforcement
!The report of a Specific hegocuttorr-ha.' ;"
vtpg beeu opened. between RulSs ic.Pruf-'
fia omooe part, and France on the other, 1
can have little foundation in truth as on'
the contrary we fiti that thonew levies of
trpopt and new fuppliei of.arms.' aref daiiy
fent off to the . Rulfian Criid. Army j ' . '
that Sweden has taken an adivc, part in
the war f and Austiia expected t throw
her ght into the fcalei uF-,Wp;- ,t ; -f
' - Every thing ii'inmouon along the na-- ;
Val ports; Afquadrott it Hardwith is irT v
motion, and imjnediately expecled to fail
on fomelmpoijant fervlce, ; Theo'ih
Qld, regimenti ar? to enbar'on board ther -
II eet.. tl ; ;,'.'" u -r W;.y- -
r There lino doubt but. .our government
WilMroinediaiery jake poffcffioa of Ham
burTht; (Qut"ch) French troop, at that '
place are not.nuiner6uV--ahd greatly diflk-' -
tisfied with the ccndudot the FrQiich; '
A great dearth Of provifions is faid m
prevatun ttte Kepblic;of the 'Seven-Ill-' ' .
anas. 1 , .
'Our Oover letter states that a heavy' 7 :
firtng tpok plactf On the oppofite , French
Coast on Saturday 'evening but ihexsufea '
was not known. ' A circumstance if thi.
. kind always, excites couftrah'
.th ftench always annoui-ceC their viAo . "
rjca and pthet mportantxiveiit in this
! W ay-; . "e .;--r- . . ;. i ' , -
1 1 is the intention of . rntniterx to en
tirely abolifb the dbv financial fystem in. ' - - "
ttoduced by Jortls , Gienv ille; irul flenry "
Pettyj arid to revive the old fy stem. , '.
A corrrfpondence hni taken' 'plirei he.
tweed Mr. Secretary Caaolhg a:id Mr. "
Menrde in ; which' the former ia'authori '
fed thus ofHclally to state she difapproba
tirtn of the Admirahy, at the cotidudl of '
Certain Dritilh. cominindtrs,' In naring;
warped fotne Arnerican fltlps from coiei-J
ing the port bf Attw rp. . '
C N AT 1 OH A LTli I E N DS H I p. ? J
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On Saturday list a ery elegant dinner V
ral giveh 1 at the London Ta'ven,;by , tha '. 1
Mcrchintt trading to North. America, to
Mav MONROE, the Minister from the
United Statei of North-Ametlcai
.Thecompanv was verv-numernni' and
highly refpeflable among 1 the vifitorl - "
were Mr. PiBckney, who it is under-
celfor of the Exchequer, Lords Mulgrave,
-astiereagnano tiiktne tr Wm.tcott.
mr. nninjj!, jvr. nouccc. -. . i. ,
rhiltpSanfom, Efq. tlte Chairman of
h Ctftnmittee of Ametwan Merchants.'
who prcHded on the, uccafi m, filled thu
cnatr 'wnn great ability, and to the high
est grerificrftida of the company.. -The day
-war pilled Wn the utmost harmony and - '
good humour, Ind it the fame time with
a Aigrr e of order wh'ch has f-ldom besn ' '
wltntlleJon fuCh octauons. The Toastl .
were ' r" - ; - - ' .
The Kin2." .'The Cueen. The Prince
And the following from the Chairman,',
were received with burs.'i of spp'atiie, at
particularly appioptiate to the object of
tne meeting: :. : -v.
: The I'refldent of the United States of
America.' 'Perpetual' trienrirhip between " '
Great-Britain and the United S atei of A
niericl.',, Mr. Monroe. Mt Pinckney, , '
ThOt0" M. Erfkine, the Britifh Min
ister to the United States of America. .
. Unon the health ol Mr. Munrm YAo
'Li..' - .1.-.-'- .-I -n ... aitr.j
pinv.ina feeling, enft--e'tc fpeech, ex-,.
pre(ue 0 jthe htuh fenfe he bad of the com
Etiment paid to him, aod oj the pleifuxe
e fell at the dnaalmlty ihaupitvailed
Mr. fiKcancy, upon bn health being
drank, iddrcftcd the company in an elo
quent fpeech, ' exprcding fimilar- fentU
Before the viflrors withdrew, Mr. Can
ning, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs,
gave the following toart 1 '
May the Brtttlh ' and Americans never
recti on terms lefi lriendly than they have
done this day, s ... . . , . ' .
'Which was drank' with the 'at moil' fe ,
Vufaaion.' - . ',,' . i . .
...... - . .
' mm .
'. The ft'nitlon in which the milinry if- '
fain of the continent sto! 11 our last
dates,-renders it, ptetiy certain, that a
great and decifive battle hit taken place
ere this. Report it bufy In a'aiing the
fsA, 4c numbering the lofs of lie French,
In killed alone, at jo.000 men ; but thia
Wldonot credit. Rumour alfo rtalei,
that Jerome Bnr.aipine,rias ken (oreri
ftd and taken pti Toner by Ihi Proffuci.
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