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iispdW6fi .to'put to sea. Wl art inWlpe4.
to thihktlmi thf may be a. ftint d
theatteflrtoh F oar fleet, ,hile1tMci -9thf
Frenchatid SpanUU. wjiadfona, arttgccUng
junctions, or putting lo'ieai f 1 i
. )n th pu4 oT this tiecasaltatja J.hi datw-'
fecr, grxiat effort art making to; fif out ave
w kk'iA nf fnp- ftiVii. arVif) m render these
w v w w - J - - ,1,
aatue broxilrht by 'i Ituislanf iourJe r,' of
iii ft--in.b tr. c
th moT9poa)IAit u imantiiea tq, em, ,
tlir rffWnr ftf 'tk Enlist. , - V ;. ''
HY Japt.'4'M.T9HM.-i,o'ni Guadatoubif
Vre leaVtt. tbat";.tW French-seventy-foiirs nr-
rivedf there en the iOiliiif Njajr, from Roche
i'jrff and Vijel jtHeiijie ? .June i to join
i fho n.nlttiixil f1fita-iif' "Trt nirllfl.' This
. &'t&mVtia WJU noauUllon.' or orde
- fikrt dfiVarfreeibif ' to ibe Genaral'tJefclfceJ
Act.:r aj'raUten ieem at last alarmed,1 and
fcowt feaaoti ihtf have tb be.ao." I. ;' " 't
. - Th6re ii a Vepoft too that an. embargo til
tilaiiln shipping till the dctilnation of thfe
French' and Spanish fleets i$ ascertained. -t
It has been reported that an attack on Fet
hl is the drat bbj;t Of Sir , James Craig's
firmament, i We fear that U is no too late.
Had" ittinfstefs on the first.breaWng OHof
; the Spanjsh vrarj sent an 'eipeditiori (which
' Shouluhate, been. fead.T to .' $o the Jrtoihent
"war was declared) to that qiarter, Vt might
-luvebeen.fakenjfrithout much dliticuliy or
loss of time. JtvraoKt have 'enblexl us to
take or destroy at least 15 shipofihe line.-
Ministers are deeply responsible for the loss
tof 4tiat-opportunity; . ""'' ' '
lietiets from Lisbon state, that tlk' niot
lactive. exertions'; are making: -.thioutvout
" Spain to carry on the war with all pOiiiWie
Nig6r;i -.pqdy -of French troops had enter
dvC4tlwBi, t -co-operate Willi thi Spaivt
1 ards M the sicgi oif 'Gibraltar. . , . ,
' t-.v. . .-; " '. . ' Mjy9.
Same '.Cenain, account I of lord Nelson's
fleet- hare at length beefi rece'iTed. His
'.Lordship, witli siA sail of the line, t in a
'Cedaihed by advices which have reached ro
-Yenment, was off Carthaena on the tilth
tilt. ataadinp for.the trelht, ith art unfa--Vojrable
wind. The remainder of the Noble
Admiral's fleet were not At thattim. fir di--tant
from him ; and front the Course in which
he was steering, little, doubt can be enter-
taned of bis having received Corbet Irftelli
. jfencebf the enemy, t Oathe 12th, the Bea
.le aloop a' the Spanish .stiiwdrort' deved
lngf Jl wei6d qrCadj'i; , nd, In
. for the British fleet to pass (he Gnt, there is
every reason to .hope thit it willbe able to
cime up with the enemy; lu teed, Whit with
the chances of the. Weather, the eXtrsordina
, ry eagerness of pursuit, the superior skill of
t British scam.'n, and lord Nelson's character
estia promptitude and p:rcverence, we en
tet tain little or no doubt of a m:etin. ghri
ous, Wc trust, in its result, h ivin j .n ? ere
this tsken phce. The gallant chief of the
'.British squadron tomes n it within sight of
th cnemr, Without 'vigodrwiily .enigin
fhern. an J. in thatcase,' the 'hero tiutph,
r survives' ndt the comb it. '
'Government hsving received c'erta'ullnf.jr.
' .roation that the enemy artf defermined to
7 ike every p9sible t effort agalnit thiicoun
. try i and b" ce hive they resotVed to adopt
'audi msaiUrcs as shall .leave, scare'e, any
thing to chance. The enemy' having tenth--?
red their fleets to sea, are now dailv increa's
tng tUctr hostile ' preparations at Boulogne,
'tti's camp at which place has within" the last
. fortnight been veryconiiieraSly augrrtentrdi
. and oQr letters of yesterday inform us, that
. gun boats are almost every dv seen steerli i
, along the 'coast from different rTorts to the
Sraoaaepit. un luesuay about one hun
t red or thera were' een conting. from the
. .Westward ; "and a signal being hoisted, se
'veralefonr Cruiters went linnlcdlatcly, in
porta!! of thm.Tbttlie enetiy are now
'.seriously intent apon in'-adtng our shores! we
entertain not the slightest doubt; but we are"
'no )eeoofident, that, come wher.(theyhny,
- t&ey will find us in a state of preparation to
tnect them, and that the day of combat wilt
prove a day of glorv to Britain. '
Accounts reached town yesterday from
Plymouth, statinc that advices have been re
ceived there by a neutral ship from Charante,
that onthe ltbf Mar, three and a. two
deckir, fullef lrvp, sailcdjfrom nochcforti'
tliat'an embarjra had. been !id on, ciiht day i
,t previous to their sailing, which Was tnlen off
on the 33d instant, the dav on which the beuv
. tral vessel ailuded to UfiCharante
' ' , .. . May 10.
Advices were rtceived from Lord(Urd
. rtrat the Admiralty yesterday. Theflret
undtrhia ldthip's command toniltted of J 3
sa l oTthe line t the enemy were at ainul
', anchor !n Brest' water, completely ready for
lea. . The actual amount of thtir Srce is
s'ed, but It U supposed t4 be lrotn 51 w 3 J
--U wi mc uue. ' -
V ' ' Miy !!.
' '' OnTondir litt afvnit three a'ttnfk.
' 5ll nvssengtr trrived stthe Secretary of i
' . Stau't tftlte, with the Treaty that has been 1
VI lOtip ruptw; .!i"S il. r nil rt fif itusnil.
r sU4aB4,;2ncd hdue form. This treaty
tscr:aty, arvd defensive, and some ef the
0",ktrtislthcfirt( m iooiU tt
two sh'i p 'abOVem intibiied sailed 'ftox&R&tiei
vfuH't c-otilny';;th 3 "btHer-"shipi 'of the
'iline.' rf' iy'thayca'itls WSefrarkte'is riot sta-
" Prdinoifthe cW?ctrtew of H al)
infbnAatiOrt. itsheVs' Vhat the' French ; arid -
Spanish fleets milst have sailed from Mirth
. '. ; .i .1 ... i ji' i ..' '. ' ijjL'1'
mqut previous to uie snq oay ra junc ; ror
oit thU point accurate intelligence biffhljtd"
hive bv'ett possessed by the gavernment of i
Oudiloupt. ' 'Implicit confidence, however1
cannot be. pfsfed on what the officers of the
ffeets'm have 9ild of the objects of the ek.
fjiditiri; Stc. "It u a questidii whether maiiy'
of them knew; bat tiiose whd rriijjht know;:
would not be very communicative on the
sbjrfct; . BeiidHvit ls their policy to spread
erroneous reports7 respecting Iheir ' destrna
tioii". T'-iitiJaih a't important place on' ac
crtUnt pi its gjograpiical situ itiorn ; The
isl!i't:l'UI.rie'fut wrf b:lieve not very popu-;
b is' n it 4sll c tliivrtted. It cptdre 'Woflld
.not .eitiy affict tha Bi'ltish revenue,1' hHr1
tha soWa.tfy ot inciividiiiU, in tii'eat-tjTrtimr
tf .iiaA!".' ftfiiN iKtw hi.'rii if Kfrntii' tV t innir-i'
tkrt. The latter would' bewan o'yect
worthy of siich a force as has been sent out
from France and hpatn. lhe wrmirSve
should conceive,' wo iM not.- If the fleeti
sail igalrtst Trinidjj; all expectation bl the"
aubjuq;ation; ofjmifiTaby thcrn may snbsidei
i will furnish much nnfe- than sulBjient
time fbV the arrival of a suptror force from
England, The tbmbined flsets it is not rdi
bible will He much ntre increased b).;ad
ditional arrivals from Rurotei The British5
Admirals before Ferrol, Bfeit;in& hc- Trke
will watch those plates with fed mbled vigl
lance in consequence of the recent escapes
frdnl To'u!on $nd .Cadis. The prohaTjility is
very g'reat that no othtr -French-'or Spanish
(leet will depart from an European' pdri thil
keasotr without an fmmexiiate baula.
Tieison a sqwtirop jnaafeiuf rte-q iyonac.rlpa
io'TulonltJttA -Bee tc':
bfcCfnioise cosi; supposed lo.tteEgtlsiU;
Advices, wmiesterdat, deceived, at they
T Admiralty from Lord Gardner. liii ,flpt
cortfcted of 2 1, sail of the linebfrr epeojy
I were at single anchor , in Urest watex, jcgfn
pletely priced, for jea. lT.TtleVff jorjeej is
i supposed. from 3U025 sail or thpline., j. ;t .
j Five shipifif the: line, and two, jri gate, arfi
at the Textfl.Dearly ready fori.eiuj-j;:. ,; ) -;
', The. fronch, it is believed, have, ii&pO.
choide troops an board. ';' ()dr forc wjlicon-'
sist of SQOQ-ef our best' men. The troops in
i Ireland j commenced their march to Corkod
the. 4ih jnst. ; - ;
(' The 38tK, r1 1st and 1 id"regimeftts7 areort
thtfir toutef.' t6 , Cork, - to' be Vcotximanded
byjiir Fyrd.Coote, to be iri readiness to fol
f low wherever the combined squadw may -(
I (hereafter) beascertained to have made art i
' are to r endeivods at PortsntoUtbi,J ' - - '
, Last evening London papers to tHa-Hhj!
May, were put irtlo our poNSesMon by ajen- I
tleimn passentr in the Pomona, bodndto--ew-York,.who
gwt on board a fishing sch'r
offonr coas, and was landed at Cape-Cod.
On tjie X th May, an embargo was laid up
'oo all British shippingin Great-Brttuin,' and
a heavy press touli place in the river, and a' i
all the ports. ' ' : ' !
A very cr;neral alarm 'prevailed. The'
Brest Rset was stated to be at seaAll the
volunteer Myriads were again hurrying to
their .alarm posts;' and ''the greatest offorts
were making to at wit every ship of force, in
ordinary. . . ; . ; .
Some very Impnrtant'dispafcheswere stid
to have baen received from the North side of
Europe, oii theTtnof Maft which wertflrrt.
nie iatly laid before a full Cabinet Council,
aiU the AJmirSlty Board; o:lJ messengers
ivcre ordered to hull tlienuelves in readmest
to start for tlw continents ''
On (he 5th May Mr. Pitt Informed Ptrllaa
rn;nt, that he had advUed His Britannic Ma
lestv to" erase Lord lelvillc's name from the
list of IVh. Counsellors which his Majesty
had acceded tot and that his Lordhip held
no places excepting such a were for life.
At the sme.'time, Mr. WhitbreiJ sald,M he
ditdaluitd atiy intention positively to charge
Lord Mchille with participating the proCns
with Troiter." "
From a number of accounts from the Medi- '
tcrranean, it is probable Ird Nelson's fleet
had gone to Etypt, In search ofihe'Touhn
squadron. A lare fleet, however, had sailed
from Knjland for the West-Indies and the
'hLiI .fl.M. .fltl.M !. ikjl'l .A
I'lniv oi wnis wi iMiii,iii in, viiiinnei sicct,
had been supplied by Sir John UruYs squad- '
ron. ' i
Tht eipcditioa, under Gen. Craig, was
supposed to be destined against Ferrol., v
Lughsb three per fents, iUf 8, were 13
. .rOUF.IGN AHTICLE3,
rao otTca'r Afaa$
Mjlrii JprA, U is thought the cpera
tlons atrainst l'brUr will commence with
viijor btfure lhe preparations m iking at Al
tsins areln coinulde rcadiucis. A large
flotillals asscm'KTn thre.
' "Cii!u'.Vsrrh20. his saki Urd NslsnnV
fleet baa made ka spjiearance off Barcelona. 1
Ttint,'(Gtt9j) Aptil 4. " On lhe 30th
tilt, the U. t frigate KisffK, cajt Barron,
f arr)in 40 Runs, and 340 men, arrived here
from Malta." - " - -
LsvpiP, Miy lOWtttavt InlrrtiUrg
Ralf.rMo, April lO.-iorl4onVsqdaa
dron arrived yesterday in out moorings, in
pursuit of tie Fnch. " t j r
lUecit, t April 33.-Yeste'MayJ hs -Ex-'
cellency M. bchimmelpennick, .arrived at;
the Old Court. In the afternoon betook the,
oath before' the Directory of State; - . :
- .'' -'X'. ' :'..: ! ' ; ; - June 2l T
t FronTcaptain Tinker, pf the brig Actress,'
arrived last evening inl 6 days fi omSt.pierres'
(Martinique.) . we are informed that on
tfie'5th June, the French and i Spanish 'com-!.
Dineu uoeis saileu Irom JMartmiqu lor UUaa,
aaioupe, ana,iett tnai piace on me m June, :
(tfie jday'beforecapt. Tinker sailed for.Ant!-' (
gua.) Capt. Ti further informs thut trto
F-anch frillies had arrived at 'Martinique,
which sailed from Ferrol, in co. with a
French- and Spanish ftaet OiH sail of the
line, frigate and transports, with irocpibound
fof wMirtlnique,' and that the two .frigates
parted from the fleet in a gale'of wind. .We
. are also informed, that an account of a Bri
tsh fleet havinir arrived in-the Vest-IndicS
had been received previous to' capt. Tinker's
leaving Martinique. The; combined fleets
captured a British ship of war, of JO guns, in
going out of Guadaloupe. j j : , t
An erribiro Was laid on all vessels 4n tke
port of St. Anns, Jamaica, previous to the
departure of sch'r Commerce ; but, having
cleared out, she was permitted to sail.
Cipt. Denike, in 15 (lays from St. Croix
informs ui, that news was received there the
diy before he idled, that the French had
taken the ;?laiul of Jamaica; that they landed
,15,0C0 troops on the north side of the island,
atul marched to Kingston. C:.pt. U. receiv
ed the above news from the American Consul
just before he sailed.
i , Capt, Dcnike further Informs that otl the
JZO'h of June., he spoke the brig Nancy, out
l 3 days from St. Kitts, for Philadelphia, the
captain of which informed, that when he left
S(. Kitti alare Frrnch fleet was off that
place. Capt. D. is the bearer of Dispatches
f ;om the British consul.
5 . ' J,,ne 79'
The fJiip Mifii flippi captain Skidmore,.
arrived it this port lafl evening in 30 days
froroNan'e, nsvirg on bbard his excsU
Irncy R. R. LtyiNOsToll. (late miiiifler
ffdm ih United Slates to the French Oo-
: vernfneni) his Isdy, and fui'tf. The ve
f-l left Nantel on the J)h of Mv Our
PaIs papeis by her are to the to ft ,Wlu
fivc, and would have furnilhed fomeio'ef
e(lirg intelligence lisd not the mod Im
portant put of their conrenti bern antici.
aed by late arrivals from London adJ
We learn verbally, and by the pspeti in
our pofTclfion, that Buonipsne arrived at
Milan on the 8 h May, for the ptrpofe of
being crowned KUg of I'sly, and would
psfs ihrnitih CrulTeliorl hiifuturn that
the Drcit fJ:et had not failed 1 ihit theea
(lance of a treaty, between Ruflia tnJ
Ore at.Tlritjin was not known in France
and that no new movements of confe
suenca had taken place in any part of Eu
MaJame Jerome Buonaparte had ifri
ted at Anillcrdim, but was not permit-,
led 10 land, and the (hip was ordered to
fail immediately, dcflinatimt not known.
Mr. LivlnK'Inrt is the .tca'ter of bills
drawn by the American mlnifler it Pa-
j. til on the tresfury of the Un'ueJ States
under the treaty of Loulliana and It
is fuppoftfd ihst all the creditors under
that treaty will receive their bills in the
courfe of the fummer.
The MiiTillippI has on board 130,000
franci, In bills on the French tresfury ,
for the relief tf diHtLflcA Frcnchtrto in
Id the fulti tf the Amnina MiaiHtr,
R. . J;rl4SBiii Jhd . MK
Hiwii Ksittu Athw; , ut
Mier!frbm -! eentlematt fit ' Hi Orleatti -.
iosfKspdndem in tbil eitfs .says- i ..Ci.5
jf - " The report f the day is, that theastjrei .
'have been taken td dispossess the Spaniards
ibf tWrf jarfaV bttWe'en' theHio Terdjdo arid
! the' Mississljipiy and that officers- lutd. hcerat -i
; sent idltterVnt 'dsta to execute- theafc me i
1 sure 'Trie' 4ant letter adds i M I hate suit
setn tB4 Muf'qin Je?Casa Cahror w"ho ellt
me that governor Clarborhti'afi eomtttuhicaH.
that fie- (the-, governor) had given instruction!. '
ta r,eprssi ahf tbmult OfV cllsltlrbatJC.e that 1
m1i ht fiiippenV-r 0: .: :-,:u Ii ..fr!:-
At the eioss erftKe letteT . it is statefe "A-.
. Rmige, which says, atmtucVtrM etpcttedr
tobeniadc on the Fort- that yod will per
celVe lhe idea pressed In trie beginning of
'Rfy tetter is prevalent in that part of the count -
try." - . - ; . ..-v A) ! -
I' - June 28.
Oa&t Smithwictc, in layl Irom LU
' veri6(l i.nforttis, that there wasahembaf
gb onVtrBritiuS n.ervhant fli'pi iirn'gKoul
" l.- ili ' . . . 1.1
tngtanu ana jreiamt tnctQtn otiayi .
:, . Baltimore, Juhe 21. -
. ' tfEtif RAL RtGRf.9 itSFUttStJ ' .
Capt. Tiavers arrived at this port frotti Ja
-Trjaica',' was tredibiy inforrrietl by a persbrt '
Who Vas present, when the priie Master of
the ach'r Vill't.im and Mary, made hisieport
.to Adifiiril Dccrcs, -titformlng him that . she
was an 'Amerlcait schooner, he replledi it
was right, d-an them, :sei1d them all in.'
He'can conRdentljt say theyjnetther1 reteivtd
equity nor justice " '
Villiaiii Savage, agent for tlaiming Arhea ;
rlcan searrteri in Jiigln Jamaica, resigned
lis office on the 2bih uli. - " '.
Capt." Travers advises people of colodf
t'alllnt; in Ahlericaii vessels and belohgihr; Id
the' tJnited States, not to trust themselves
witri only a note or a certificate, as 'it Is not
sufficient to prevent them from beinj; pressed
into the service of his Britailmc majesty.
, July 1.
A Utter re'.td in town, lafl rVitilhdT.
from' Su Tltomat'i dateif Jiin..ItfV fls
that iKe combined fteeu then cofifirtcd of
THiRTt-Two fail,!"pb half of svfiicH
went againd and csptured Antignal. It
ald'i that the harbor ot St. Thomas was
crouder. with Viflcls 01 every delcriptlon
from Antigua, waiting till the dorm haJ
dipt. Hayland'er, frnai Marlnj (Mal'i)
Informs that the whole of the combinea.
fl:et failed from M art inicjtie on the 6iliulr.
except two 8 ) gun thipi and a frigate,
jod'arrivfd from France-On the Ij'h
captaih Hajlandcr psfTcd AntipuaV ani'
faw a large fleet in the dufkof the even-',
ine, off the harbor of 5t John's flanding
otf, sndapparemly making obfervationr,
which he bclievei was the French fleet,
as the number correfponded, 5c they all
appeared to- be large fhips -aThe proba.
bil.t; wii that they had only arrived
there that day, after liking In at Gua.
daloupe fuch particulars as they hsd oc
caflon fwr The general opinion at Mar
tinique war, thai the taking et Antigua
! would be their firftobjeft. FrcvioUs tutheif
leaving Martinique three 74' wee fent
aeainlt Diamond Rock, gairifonedhy tlj
Briiifh troops, who made little refillanc 1
and capiiulaied aficf a Hegt of our day's
-the gsfrifon-were fent to Barbadoei
in a cartcl-MThe Frendt Irigate which ar.
rived la ft fiom Francei brougkt difpatch-
es in 37 days from L'Orientj but fioihicg
of their conlcnts iranfpircd.
" Our riade'rs will have frehf that
have along difcr edited the reports that lord
Nclfon had psflcd into the Atlantic ocean,
in purfuit of the Toulon fleet. It is now
confirmed by rspiaia Dyer from Gibral.
tar, that he (Nelfon) had not pslfed the
'Uclehti, the i6.h April, 1 y Jays afitr
the French pa (Ted ; but that a cutter had
arrived, which met wiih his lofdfhip'i
fieeti proceeding towards Egypt. VVhcil
lord Nelfon was informed of ti e failing
of ihe Toulon fleet, part af bis fquadron
was at Malta, to which p'scv, ii is bih!y
proVable , he was proceeding to join them
end there ar.ertslr, from hit nutneroi l
rrulieri, whetber the French had proceed
ed for Egypt sfer wl.ich, he would
fail f r the finish 1 1 1 This could not be
ef idled under thirty Uayi j the probabi
lity, therefore, it, that he diJ not irrlfl
at CJibralicr until fomc time in May,
- The qnldnwnci were errdneoui in theif
cosjcrtuici, that lhe expedition from tr
g'and, ucder gcotxal Cril;, HaltlcUt
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