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HAL Us W I L MI N G T O N GAZE TTE.
THURSD AY, SEPTEM BER 7, 1797.
Prairial 12, June 7.
Extract from the proctfs veibal of the fitt
ing of the Executive Directory, oh the
I lib, Prairial, June 6, T"
1 the firth year of the French Repullir,
one and indivifible, on the nth Prairial
(June 6) at one o'clock, the members of b
Directory, with the fetreury afiernUed, en
coltume, in order to receive citizen fcar
thelemi, the new member of the DiieCtcty.
elected to lucceed citiJieu Letourneur, gane
out by lot. The minitters, drefled en 5l
turne, attended at the lame hour the fitting
of the Directory for the fame pin pole.
The fecretary general and the minifterA'
k Interior wei e dir4 reper. IK W
arid obferviiip tlve unanimity that preark
among the menrbcrs, that you win return
cileeni for elteem, and wijl join with tl?ep
inthe fentimems they retain for the talents,
the probity, & civic virtues of their old col
league Letottrnenr, which were Jo conlpieo
ous during the 18 months that he reman;
ed in the eminent hiuation winch jou ai t
about to fill "
The ceremony was announced to the
public by the difchai ge of artillery.
LONDON, June 12.
Ifmael Effendi, the new Tuikifh ambafl'a
dor deltined for our court, ariived at Leg'
ootn oii the nth oflaft month.
rcttdence of cittzeft Banhelemi, toatooaim Ifertedjn Perlet'sParis Journal of tue 6th os
beferehe la. led, a uport was in central
irculation, that a mutiny had hrdtffi out
m J-rviiV- flicr, and that coercor had been
ufed by ihe acln) ral, and 26 Liiois hui g
at tie yard arm.
i Fiom Halifax, Auguft 3. Ot:r 'a eft
foreign new s is by nnrthmt Hups ,M(
p.icktts having lately arrived- It i; ftaiee
that hmpfoms of revilthad appeared on
hoard he Vietery, oneiof j :i v flc t7am.
hat tht y had been deitrpj td,by the exe
cution otlome of the fauVrs
The account of Mr. Pitt's dfmlD,
ad ajomaiued in French papers mult be ei-
r . . , ,.. A . f , ous. He may have t o -htd la- the
The foliowir.' m.- ,, . . -', .
. .o.u ,.t ,Z-i. : iixurdj hro and mmrttry, a Otter awnaiaov
ft I 111 I t I w I 'V" w -- - --- -
ved this morning, informs, that the day .for cu at Calais ; ard im perfuaded that
not one ( r)cQ ifl be waiXu g at the ien
o rtiii which tmt aving done at our
him that the Directory in vitetl him to join I June; ". Every thing liere announces pre- I Itltoaje, the puhU. might not ne sttqtisiu-
parationsfor war. An army ot noiervation 1 tcu i;n, tno urenvuic ungui rwiim mm-
ieit jultjhibe in Itnding, luth notice, as 11 it
faidne did to 'France.
that body. They accordinwly fet put, pre
ceded by two mcflenaers ot State and four
On their arrival at citizen Barthelerhi's
they were introduced, and informed him,
that the Diredtory were ready to receive
c .1 r. 1 .. Ml I -1 rt-
w ten inouianu men win uc .
the rains. A tram ot held anitlery is ai
feinbliug at Mont and Arnee. The detach
merit fervinc with the Nizam is recalled,
and all the nrain that can be colletfted is
You will no doubt. afl tne, what is the ob
ject of thefe preparations? The anfwer is
eafy. Tiptoo is at prefent marching to
wards the North, at the head of a power
fulai my. The Nizam is negociating wi h
Nana Furnavefle, and he with Tippoo.
The obTfli'l of themiflion of TipVoo 8 a
.ent to that governineni is kept a profound
him. The new director, accompanied h J Inought into the magftzines and garrifons
the officers of State, vvent in prpceihoo to
the ufual place ot holding their lutings. A
line formed -by the Directorial gnaril, in
dicated the pnH-ige. Martial mnfic announ
ced his progrels, and the molt dillinguiQi-
ed falutes were Tertorme(l ly tne military
The etat major of the Directorial local guard
Weie drawn up in the nail appropriate! by
the mimfter through which ciiizen Birthe-
lend was conducted to the hall where the
fittings were held.
Alter receiving trom his new colleagues
the fraternal embrace, citizen Barihehmi,
was inltalled into the office ot member ot
the Directory, on which he addielleU ins
colleagues to the following itteCt :
" The ftrft feiuinients that occurred to my
mind, on receiving trom the national rt"
prefentniion the right ot fitting amongyou,
was a conviction or my iwpu.v,.
' A diftant fpectator of the ulcny of the
French republic, and ftruck with admira
tion at her protpewy, 1 Knew not to
what ufe I ought to afcribe this excels ot
kindnefs and confidence, which called ni-
to theexercife or the fir It office in the Hate
But, (bfltn forgetting my incapacity, I be
camefcnlible ot 'my good fortune. To con
tribute at the dole ot a gloi ious revolution,
lor the coiilolatton ot its happy ettects, to
prefi le at the execution of the laws, to co
operate with you and the lrgiflntive bod)
in repairing the milchief neccllarily produ:
cel bv a long and dreadful tempelt, is to
. . 1 Ll 1 VI
me a glorious ana an enviacie tuny. ieco
I mention that, on entering upon my 01-
fice. I chenfhed the lauguuie hope ot hud
inp in the directory the foundation ot gene
ral pacification I 1 did imagine, that aftei
a grand diiplay ot power ami energy, tm
French republic would purine ajmi ami
pacific line of conduct, and manifctl a dif-
DolitiOfltO treat with her molt inveterate
News fr o m f r a nce.
By the Young W illiam, h oni Dm kuk, pa
persviere rectived to June 6. By ani
vals at G'ouctller, we wtre favor v
uith Parrs prints of Tunc 33d. To rht
captain, Charles B(gtr who furnilhtci
us a ith the puper?, both- th' public and
ourfehes aic greatly indeb ctl.
PAKIS, June 5.
The treaty of peace with the emperor
is figntd. here w ill be no c nrils.
BtjSTON. Atiritft 11. I -The emperor hai undertaken to arrang.
Taptain CilTal in ti e (loop VoungWil- ewry thing rtlating to the nnces ot the
lijm, from Dunkirk, and captain oionr I inpire, and to act as a m out r v
enemies. The duration oi empires isgau
ranteed by then j.dfice . andjultice and 1110
deration after vioiory, will be the harhin
rer of that permanent peace which ough:
forever to confirm ami confolulate the con
(litiuinn whirh France hat acQ'iired. Ac
, , . 1 . .
ccpt, Citizens Directors, the ali'urance of
my inviolable attachment to the cbnftituti
on. ACieptmoie iciuiuicui i
elleem which are due to yourl clurai'ten.
derive the iitmolt fatisfiCtuni trom rcticv t
ing that our union, under th guidance 0
the law. will be cemented by reciprocal el
teem, affection, and confidence.
THE PRESIDES TSV kePI.Y.
Knaw-Ies and Brow 11, at (ilohctfler tn m
Bourdeauy, bring our Eu.opean advices
down to the 23d if jut e, 13 days iTtei
:han our former accounts. A Change han
operated in the French government, finer
the adnnfljon ol the New Director, n1
Third, almoit fauUmount to a revolu
tion. The conduct of all confiderable officers is
feverely fci utihized Already the nu-ft
aftoivfhing dilapiarory excefTcs have been
deteded. IVuguet, the mmifter of marine,
Merlin of jultice, Dc la Croix, ot Fortign
relations, and Rom :ll of the I uerieui it
feetns are diiinilhd.
The firtt charged with during in Sonth
onax s plunder, vitn having lupprefien
infonnatii n of the atrocities ot that tsrant
of St. Domingo, and with having deiraud-
ed the repuhiic in his ro lUon con r-di.
I he ch.rgn agairft th(Toi! r arc not
fpecified. The recal ol Siinthonax and
his colleaguts 111 power and iniq i t at St.
Domingo, is produced by the molt pcrhcl
convictiou of tluir trimu.ali' v and relo
lutions to purge and iff irni tliat unpoitant
colony, i he d.nk picture of the crimes
commuted at this ill lated ifland, and their
( tfrcts wou d be beyond crtde.xe, if tiot
accompanied w ith plenary evidence. Vce
admiral J-ytulc is jpo'nicd chuf ol the
tev comuu lfion 10 be lent out, and judg
ing from a lttech he delivered on Dl
appou.tnient, we conce ve the flanda un-'
der his humanity, will mice m re he hap.
pv.andihe cii zent of the United States,
riy his jultice be fnetrom thole horrid
perlecutiont And rohV' e , which have de.
ffnned or hr, g.ttd many, and (tTi.tul!y
1 1 ted the whole.
The chinpe in France, we believe, will
one rue ifcri in tue rttnericin rvor
An Englilh Carrel has arrived at Cabfs
v'. ith oifparc. e contain np imp packets, one
or tienunicipa!'tj,in uhich was found
i doled, ale'tttrfjgnedGrenvtfle, b Which
ihetighm mmiiUr, on infoii.ing thctn
that Mr. Put was ro longer,, in plate r
qitftid them to torvard inftnly to iKe
Ducciory rhe paikft intended forth..
Iheleid11patct.es contain new overture
made bj the King to the Dirttforv to u
1 he high effeem in hich citizen BartH
emi ts neld in tngiand, and the haij
fiueice of his onimaiibh, will no a Ii.m
tie contribute to accelerate this sumtnt
General pt ice will titreftre prob.bl) be
one of the hrll benefits tor which Fraot
will be ii debtt d to its new D.reclor. He
ould not arrive ur.de r more happy aWpm
ItV"-"- a ' ' ....
June ffyr 1
Norwithftanding the largnage of the
Enhfh papers, wearcafluud that ti e de
, Biion d Mr. P tr, has beer cff.iially afl
uounced to the French gOVeinmeti
1 he j ropditn ns t rohght by ti e paiket
boat fr in Calais, tayw the Jounal of
FrJtmn,', wertrnly pjrrpr (ittons Am
Maln.JJwxS lev wtrt in tended to xa
rr c tr 1 ji ri i
cure a r upon iqran jcnonui minaier. v no
w ould not treat ecej t in a cmgrels. 1 he
Directory haf ppi rted the characle r v I ich
it developed re aiive to the pohcy ot Pi tt
ahd will iiot treat except with LnlauU a
The negociations w ith the Englifli mini
tiers will not tiike place at Paris, but at
Lille, ns we have already announced 1 he
following is rhe anlwt r fa.it! to have been t"
m .riebyrhe D.ntfnry to the nca ucy
of Gfeit Britain who has ;rntd in
1 hat the renewal of nejrot"a,:Oti expr
rictice no d fficulty on the part of the
Frtiuh goven ment, who tqual'y dtfire
10 put an end 10 the misfonur e of the
ar; btit that previnufly, the D'recWy
-xnc't, that gentrl principh.t fhould be
1 ft. bl thed, to fcrve as a blis 10 ulterior
. rr-. T? t it!
irejtociation tnat tvngiana Dting iuw
k 1 1 1 i. ol England. TKis ne is ofiicial.
barbe Myrbois, fpeakingtf ileli ua ioi
of our finances, hascharsrtd mnuller ol
jiiif ce (-Mcrin ) with great dilap da.
A duel has been fctieht between ik
ex-general J 'urdan and Merlin, in wh eh
the latter w as (hjii ly wpUnded.
Jptaro.t Dtfmiffiil of Officers.
Trugucr, Merlin, Criar lei De la Crcix,
and Rotn-I. the worth? fUDDor.eii ct
French hbertv, hai c anivedat the nnmien
d tnctr uilurr.ee t ciluniiuarcd bv public
vi r ten, calumniated by the leg flative bod)
t at they have d ne to lave the r enmrx
f rves a pretext 10 the it pro ecuiors
I'epoled by pubnc opinion, w hat rtfnt'
i .ec Could 4bey make to the enemie s, w i hci
t:te reiueii.brai ce of cheir Conduct inctU
l.-ntly raihd a au.ft t cm? The dircctoiy letquainted with the puce at wind (he
fi ent neti-re t eir accolrr, lo in r
row, perh.ips ttiev will return to the oL-
icuiecro.d. Tomorrow, perhaps thev
Ail! be inttrrogated as viie criminal4
lo-moirow, perhaps " I u tveiy
thing m ruined tht dmont idj
Sonthonax, Rau 01 d an., their accom
plices, are recalled. They are to be fit
cec dctl by a comnntfiot , at hofe head m
pTaced Vnliret J veufe, a reaTadafra,l
and an annent officer ot the marine.
Decree of the Directory ,
ot June 3.
The D rectory rctO'e ihatthe funfliotn
of citlteO R ymond.R' mnic ,5 Law rent
ml Sonthonax, agtuts appointed by tlu
hnclory, for t he tfliid of bt. Douiingo, ii
of the Ijw ot 5th P uvoile 4
mav obtain neacc, it is natural that fie
fhould offer a view ot tie treaty npun
vhich all the nepoci itio-i . re to turn : That
finally ti e Dutcfcry w u!d wimfoly hl
trn to the pmptfiiionf ot the l'r im j o
en mrr.t ; hut tla agf its, chUn h) ti.e
two pow ers meet t Lille Mr the pt lpole
trf enuring upon nferctatiorit and that
tney wcmld not be contimiedat P-ris, ex
cept iacaie the two parties tin u!d aorte
upon rhe principle!1 whuh are to ferve ;
a b; fi to the trea y ol peate. We have
I'H.idv m.-dc know n the three neotiatort
whom the DirtchVy had nominated
charged to pn ced tr Ldle ton tat D on
a peace with the Englilh PUnip. tei fiarns.
1 h clu ice does 1 ot appear to be ple.
ling to evtry body, and the following is
he op i.u n entcrt.iucd o: ti.e numbers of
rr, fhillcrafe on tne 4:11 of Theinnd. r
cih year at tie expiration of the term 01 1 ih t emu liion.
( rtunclo u 1 1.C7 fh-llnrocred,with I Letoumeur, entirely a flranper inmaL
out the fm. lieft d la , to the Executive I , jr necciators ; Fleviile Pelle, an old
' The executive Dnectory. receive, with I Ve naVe been abufed extreme v under 1 1 I 1) recti ry. in otder 10 rend r an aciount t I Marine Captain, and an extt llenr i fficer,
the moll ilo iiift fentimeutsot joy in theii I CK.0fljCfrl the ne, m.'an to purine d . 1 1 reir milfion. l o this ifteft fiey fh 1 1 u who has never emplcyed his attention
holo.n, the man whom the cqnn icuceoi tne
Reprefentatives ol the eople has feleac.l
to narticitMtc in their labours, lit tunes ol
prove on fVftem, which has berfl Uku
danger and difficilty you fucceeded, den
Colleaane, urmikin the republic refpee't
t abrea-f, in fecunnc to her inteielt lici
oi 1 and faithful allies, and in or it- ilmn-
urtiult in Fra ice they in 'ft t iev wil
leek to hartnon zeouce more with us ami
the malignity of thole who attempted to I treat us rq ntablv.
incite new enemies aiiamlt tier. I our e
teiifie knewleHneandthr f modem
tionwhicu influences your cundud, nr.-the
fiirelt plediretot the fuecefl wit'i which yon
will co operate with as in the accomplish-
rnent of our p incip.u objecl peice. rhe
Ibiinilnef of your p-tuciplca 1 likewiie
mrintee that (h h ellablifh that deln 1
tie event on a juit baifis, and 011 terms high
Remo.e from the fcene eS conflicting ps
tlni, who have fo long kept the intun i
ftteof convnlfion, rni will be 111 imparti-i
1 le j anfynur rffons, united to ours, In
the fiippTeffi m of fation, will be a favoera
'r union rf iia utter extinction. We hop
si review of the condoCl of the Diretfory ,
ferent meaiurei it n not probable thev I take all urcdrary meafurn 1 she nnmller 1 1 n d nlomanc aflaii i j ai d hnally, Maret.
ill wifh to d Itroy the ren.iant of out J marine is charged wuh the execauon cl I who was plunged into the dungtuns tf
cominerce a ii not pr hajt)le t;iey will i-n I ti.e prefent decree. I uflr'tt, wienie was proceeding upon
June 10. ! e emoauy to rsapiei. 1 nn u'ter ci.o.ce
Artee the fimng the prcliniinarVi tf ts a ery gotdoneand will be generally
peace, B ionipanc, onquiting the A..(ln.i applauded. Maret p fir tTes ii teihgrrce,
province collected Ins vutorioul arm tatffifl tM adt!ref, and has already chf
n theironners of l y t 1 ere in at, in - .baited v ith honor, tv o n iiTtorv ne. r the
m nie p'ai.i, he arranged his brethtm ii Cabinet of London, 'l-.trr be made lnm-
armsi ihtn walking from b-tt-lion le t clhemed. Colthen, Secretan Geo
l tilioQ. t e young hero addfilied then eral of the con n (Don, as Commiflary of
My brave friend', you have reftr-m'
l'htle p.euli. g circumilaices and Cnp,
liderations, t - heig'venedhy the c r
,i m 1 r p, I
At thMimeof the failing of the abuve
nentiO'ied a, n fron B uidemx, tt wa
currently reported that Mr. Hmckuey, our I p-acc to your country and cover tl yout-
e ves wuh iinmorial glory. ' s however
tectlTiry to remain (tdl a longer lime n
ler a.-tnt. We mini vet rn"t out thel.fl
4 ur enemies. I fhill pive ynu all the
I aveof ablence, in ororr that toauny vi
tit your parents ai d cnnnectmthi When
1 imj thi haveenhraced thrm, fHl 'h,r,k 01
a . 1 1 a r .
nvo.'i nau neen invitri o raris rrcn
I nterdim' Ttis rum ur was pro'bly
created iron tie evident chme in tlu
Jilpofitii n of the Freiuh raters.
MUTINY in IE Vis's FLEET.
Cimin Percival irn-n L fbn. who f ' 1-
cd ttie beginning of July, aud wao arri-
Korrign Affairs afer the 6th 1 heimic1! r,
le motet to a great capaci v. a 1 red 1 1,
i;inght and conciliatory difpofi on ; a
1 m cnaracfrr. : n integritv often proved,
ud long habit of alia rt anal poht cal iub
The Rrd clrur, (half ifficiat journal)
in', us that a pallport hit been 0 -patched
to t e Eng 1I1 government, fof
:he neyoctator who is to prtKTf d Ldle.
1 (hall proceed an4 wau agrfeatrie to tbc rcecll maWc by Lot J