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Number 5 19. J r
, Wilmington; - ' 10th Yak -
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: Extracts from London Papers
... ..SentRmhee SO. . . : '
. The report current in Holland, that Frances
,hhu ucinru war xgunii rrussia, i..kvv
-, in letter from other parts, but is believed to
rr have originated ia the circumstance bf; the
Prussian, Aanbaisador having quilted the
Hague. ; General K.nqbelsdor(f ia at Paris.
A letter received yesterday frcra the Haguej
datedjthe l.Stb, taya; Tbit moment it is re-
iart(l. tht I7lin Ppii;inu l.vi.' fTfffflifl
.1 1 1 ! . tfl . - I. taiiiriifl
3000 . Bavarians on thV brderi of Sixowjr
-and a amoft'oT'tr-ft'cegainft
Prussia ia. hourly expected.' ' -.
. i. An opening i stated to ht ve been made for
the adornment otthe differences Between this'
ajountry and Prussia. If Pruuia be really
'determined to hrow off the yoke of France,
trhe mar be sure that this cuuiitry vnll feel e- J
If tJhe' treaty .'between' Russia.' and France
rl bean arrand between two i'rench, nego
oialors, without the intervention of'-ihy nego-.
wiatioti on the part of Ruinia, it could not
Bave bee: more fuvorabls t'T France, or less
lonorb!t or advantageous o Russia. Rus
sia in fait vras to get nothing. France vras
o obtain Cattaro ; bu? ;i order to evince licr
$reut attachment to the Emperor Alexander,"
ahe wai to au'Ter the republic of Raguta to be -independent-
under th protection of the
Porte ! 1 .The independence of the Scve i Iil
ands was to be acknowledged, and' the Rus
sians were to retire to the Ionian Jslands;
noi more man yrrj troops oemg to t; Kepi
there, a ft;rrc too er.v&il to be of any service
against th. Freriob--biir etlfVthls force -.vat
ao bn withdrawn whenever BaOnrparte reem
. iit necesaary. -But Baonaparte prom'ied
fo remove hia troops from Germany. ! true
-butnot till th? expiration of three montns,
r which time hi pi an a with reaped to Ger
many would all have e en complete ; and car
TioJ into cxecuation. Ruaaia waa to obtain
bv ihe Trenty vihat?' Vny terma for the
Ktii.' of Napli? No. Any i'ndernnity for
thk Kibg of Sardinia f No. Any counter-
ite forthe Prttiih confederacy ? No A
jty pUil, (hnt Franr'wuld top m her ca
reer of ejicroachmtt" ir ..Germany ? No
A.iy atipuhitiun that 5wuzsflaod" ahoaid-reV
Dia.n aa it i f No'. Any 'coodition favtur.
ab3 to Austria" No. She waa t obtain
It ie to ue nr ood office! to put an en4 to
tt-; war between PrjiaU and .Sweden and
h?r '.iJ ol'iW.. to t'eitore p?ace between !n
jn.ju asii Franee, Kn ;ljnd at that time nc
Un-i4tin,f herself U 7io.-e oace, were to be
g--cioa!y aecep-fd by hs imperial Majesty
Isn-vdton '. ! Whfn we rt-d u:h a Treaty,
iT 'i-tirot v;'b'Mit rtiai hsi(i'Mn th t we can
jna iou ico it- to 'live btn p'rKluced by the
reacfieiy or i:1 v- ;ity tl the HuMtjti Neg
i ' )..' !Vr 'r ,jvtet iot,. or the ranked
If .r a J lur II,' e I.,', oied that th
Lin,M.ror of ttn 5 vrou. 1 "tij rtifitd flj.h
1'feit. I'ix-t'i if ?r r,it" ;t ecije .tur.f
nm th- i jjc' which w i- Meat M. c'
Ojbril f.w'm -ai irr.j--fMl T havir..; hi
trayed hia coumry. It h-cci if i nt
that Bti'J-.jartc nl M. iallcyu --.le
made the ' -1 ;.-.! the p ict of te K -i'.sn
C'i'el; thit the Roin Mecatcr ..
acrih -i t J i'M terms pi, induci-ihe Fr n? t
Oovernm' itna,-'ne tht tf e.tper.ir A
Uiander wi:ij vs ?:ate, art.' f. u tnil-taenn(ff,.4-,jj'1.ifkcjnal
t 'ion iih Frapre
VoulJ induce the French "t.n 'r to fcpen ,
inniparto'i t.l'::i r viewa, "th Aah ret.
ffcet tft A'.!r!4, Turk 5 snj ?ruiid. A4 '
lhi ijectura W w ili'.rengt .irtdhy
IHa rircumvtancea o(M.U Oj lilltdvittg, m ,
Lis ratirrrt to Petenburshi mile an lmj:tant
commuTf.cation tohe Ccntlff H:rt!n, which
Js Ki.erally b licv-4 jo hav tcn ad lilon
u ;iirU tnd ar .Uity to its mlhlary p'tpara
Coti. In:rrat t activity has alotaktu pUie
in the imtfrmtnts and measures of Aoi
Uiao'CabincU i- , '
The public mietinij, called for the pnrpftrfs
f aacertaitiinthe general tntlnnnt ttip-cf.
Jt the me tit, and pretcnstdnl of thoe w.i
a(ire io (The honor of euceeViftg Mr. Fat
ttt the representation for ViltVtinter( wit
lel4 on Thursday, at the Crown and Anchof
Ttvtm, in tfie strand.
At Half patl II nearly 8)3 parwna vtre
uembted t the (reat tocru
, Mr. Wuiaat wMcs!)r4l'olhe chair, who
.ftArr ratiu the ))ect.of te netting, hi!
the irrcparstdc lots ikcs sinned by Mr.
tftatb, en for red the nxvii ty .( coo,r 11
, man tl ttmralde charactv r and ptoer poii.
hill prorif4ct to sKCed him,
Mr. imtti then oTcnd hiwtcif to tlt
otica of tlia rnrbn( lie said that ttia
crmne would be clear bt ahon. .id
trw l-d to think that Lot J Fcrcty and Mr.
SbcrtJaM wrre Intlir.iMe, but ha'm fcrm
cofttctf d in that o(miiIoii, he ahoultl as anon
think iroppoirgthedficcndsntof the nMe
Ixrl Hoti-iMt, in the command cl a arn.y,
as f ppoatfir htm In the rtprtuMation fnr
V'eMmimUr; With retard his hntat?e
fHinJ Mr. Sheridan, he ehmdJ have no CU
$uUt Intedins Ut hitm tat unlet iuf4.n
Ibit ltt$ Vtrtj waa ffftry tftfV.t be
ehould propoae: Lord Pcrcjr as a t'tuididate-'
(Appisusts.) , .,: ; 4 ;,
A.genaenian wKoiHieVefiritiind to '
bs Copkir, Kaid, that fhi object oTtTiernea
ih;waa .not, only to choo's'e a fit person; but
to choose ihc'tnoit fit. Of Lbrd Percf he
tsiiw n9.th.Wi' but;t'n'eit Wtk ijo traits that
could impress any mnn with an idcaVlha't he
was the moat fit pereonr He meatit no reEec
tion upon Lord Percy,. Wt he Waa an untried .
-cliaracter his tarfiily lid grtt influweeiti'
?ar)iamer.t, and tie thighit haVeJiad afata't ii
ariiawr.t,!sev4:re. ...Mi. Cocker thtivex
b?eUdyhu cec regard fdriTr fohera .
'& Had .been attaclved io for to years he aaid
that out of respect for Mr. rox, he wcamteiz
whom he thought the moat fit person. He
should look lor him, and find him amongst
those who had fought on, the side with Mr.
pox Mr. Sheridam waa the man, and there
fore ha should propose Mr. Sheridan. " ( Plau
dits) . , . .'
P.fr. SftiRiDAiir' "Gentlemen, inoflerlhg
the feir sententta 1 khall addrc'aa to you in the
preaent iprrance, 1 shall, I am afraid, require
your inSlgence having but lately recovered
frora a abort but sharp iiinesa. .Upon the one
great tq'c, I'k iusv the irreparable loss of
tbit e,ris.t and i'!uu'wn" character Mr. Fox,
1 shail asy but littl.e. There nut paw a long
interval between the heavy .Haw and the con
sicWation of te subject, to enable any .man
to apeak u'fOTi it with convpolure. ( Applaust?)
To say ay thing would incecd Us unTieces
tar.y !:e must be atiiUiviiibelyie yotr eye,'
Tisirtue riutt. be to yiur" !; srt as hU
fua must lc ia oar depitir. 1 have seen in
a public pnj:'sr vbat has "been stated 16 be hie
last Wds. they were so " I die happy;?
but lurning to the ueaital object of his affec
tion, he added, 44 1 pity you .'; Gentlemen, if
hi modesty would have' allowed him. he need
not only have said, " I pity yoVi," but he
might have added, "I pity England I pity
Europe I pity human nature." lie died in
the oivit ot psact -he' died in creeling and
promoting the spirit of univtrsal peace. In
hia b'.art, I say, he. -was hippy ! beraie he
Sought to restore the tranquility of the vc "Id.
Troi" thiacohaideratiqiTI pais o6ni coinT"
paratively jnsitnifica ilUtoc6nideroll.s
4uetcn;ions of th'e who have the prciump-
tion to succted Vim. ' 1 have bad a friendly
hint conveyed to me thai I may cflVnd ti c e
lector of Stafford if I off-r niyiel lor V est.
minster. I a in obliged to the vi'icrs of i.
........ . . - X
tor their soliniuast bull say ti.a ...erciy
be a meniber for Westminster . at r.i t ao
much the object of my wih as t' !.sve been
chosen to succeed Mr. x. Mv constitu
ents, I am sure, will feci that it is one thing
to represent Westminster, and ;.nothertobe
judged worthy of surcacdini Mr Fox. Ha
ving alated thee iVit'C :, I hete but a word
or two to ssy : I i.se followed Mr. Foxatr
by step, through his whole political life, tnd
in alLihosc meaiares which recommended
him to your reverence and affection. It is
true! have sorhetimet differed with him upon
putir.uUr points, anJ there have not been
wanting men who hive endeavoured to agjjra-
sle tl.otr diffrrc nces. But hia noble nature
rH' !f1reJ any suspicion to enter his
It; te k:n w rr.e well, and knew that
iTI diT-f-.l v;t
,w rrt from piinriple
. a 0 j
tie i.'-ttpriae ri nty ii!
i jlorv t th;e in ht
eti-um)i! j.-.m nontr, anu in i:t tr. ;. ;isn
ifl "7 vr.3.?-i 1ut kine or govinsncbU
rvjlJ beil-jw (p'4vHu)i and, K'n lrmrn,
hid 1 1 pas my life itr aeain, I ih-.iild
at'.H hate iHojf(h. U more honcraMtjhae
liaicd in t'nat hi!on. than to have bera
the most riccf '.ful instinct of servili'y to
have beffi 'v.-Ud wnh t'rtlo, covtred wt.h
dittinctioni, u ' t l a lie rn h-ft.perf 4
wealth ibu'H'l uf Hr"Jc cltht pople,
(Lwdabfi4un)Jmj -naieus with ia, thai
while tbi corpie-Mirrevarcd fnen-' lies u a.
h-jried. not a ihi.it, heu!d be dona to -ronr
I discord. If the rrr.f.dy shM'U be in y now
retit'ng, this ohjeturo miM be mdt!-it
iiir,u( b said, aa hasbeen vrry atf dalously
ob..rvkd, thtl re ired be cu I a afraid
cfriikingth- fis c f my ff.ciil hutk,?
Gentlr. t i, I hou'd hire thnugh: my lift
vtj'.d hive hcn a sufTicieat anwcr to tgch a
rliirte. p.:f j ."t !r expects fnd
in tnt a itr ! v.u r-y r' c ah! eer
lain att! r ttt t n'H'uter. Itv.
iU !.Jnt?f ufftf.emf . , r,t i", mrallh, it i
re! in hrrnnta. it Is M in h'.'. Uh $ tui it
is In the tf ittd. r itioltrt. r."lr iM
here ' minittrt I the jiiiWe 'o say, that ihctc
is not one of them ho will frfl inrd la f
btike or crrmie try cordwet If I lute U,
cd in offerirg myielf earlier in your ni'itc. I
cannot Umrtt it (r whil! Lreath r;"jv?rtd
on thoat lips I shoulJ livt fflt it wnbco.
rning in rat to hate ttprtitf d i wiiK ir it
aire tote hit iu,cft)r.
p.ut now, gtt.ttt mtn, 1 crtn to wh I feel
an un: leassnt panof tl itihnrt addi j eu.
rtimcif. thil notw.tl.'tint'ir.j what I late
taid. k no'wi'h.tandipj te ruarrr wl irh
m hate dart fTt the hanr tt litttrofg to
ire, I mM ftfl my stlf ufer if f pt tnhy
of rttitin ffora th"ictit (Out rf K t
Tr.rriwatln frleral.tpr !' vrt iL
adtaotin, ttit while litlr. It wfttidercd r ih
tr.o at Mr. Tcs t kiod cf Ut?-rhsrk, ted j
his principle! as a gtiidefor our conduct; after
hia death. Yet there is a duty incumbent up
on me, I meati desire toconsider what would
have been the wish of that illustrious person,
wereitpoasible for him to view what is going
on at t hia moment. I am sure titat if such a b.
ject could have come Across hirn, on hia death
bed, that any friend of his should start a candi-'
date for hia situation, he would have wished
him,rather thaarisk a pretence for a division a
jnong hia-. colleagues, to decline the contest
"t he would have implored that friend to make
Mr. SHcridan eoocudcdby.eayin(g, lhathft
saw no" other mode of avoiding discord that lo
unite in supporting Lord Percy Mr. Sheri-'
t'an'a speech was loudly appluudjd. -'
Mr. Sheridan and Mr. Graham complain
ed,' that the chairman acted rather at the ad-.
vacate and friend of Lord Percy, than as an
After a good deal of noise in the room, ia
tVe course ol which there were considerable
iudications of tumult, a resolution was moved
' by Mr. Gibbons, that the Bitetingdo now ad-'
journ. This was cuiicd unanimously on
ao understanding that it was adjourned till
next Fj-idyt in order that a committee might
prepare, in, the mean time, a requisition in a
moie regular manner, mentioning, specifi
cally, the name of the proposed candidate. -
' September 25.
Yesterdav, about noon, hia majesty came
to ;he queci ' palace soon after which he
gv-' audiences to the hon. 1 homas Grenviile
(v. ho resigned his office of president of the
ho&l'd of controul l furl SnfTirT. the urri-ti.
r of state for the home depaanient (who
delivered to his majesty the seals i.eld by the
late right honorable Churles Jrnts Fox.) Via
eounlHowick hud then- an audience of hia
majesty, and roigiv d his otiice of Crat IajiI
of fhe admiralty, when his o,jcty was plea
sed to appoint him his princuj il ccrttary of
state fji foreign affairs, on't i'elivekd to him
the leal of jfhre accordingly. Vjitour,t SiJ.
mouth hn.r an audience oi ' it rus'city, and,
weunderiUnd,reikiied tt.c irivy seal, which
itn neiventf toru itojicrv-
The fjljowina: hal.t of beintr ttc.
ten'ed to' i ntdjesiv t ,.
Viscount Hov.irk wjwu beinjr n-.ir.ted'
pri: eipal secretai y of the a': f I it st, nf.
fairs, i-i the room of the rj'.i hotio-allo
! X'ha.les James r'wy, deteastu.
t i. - i v r h
Thehon. F. Grenv.llc, wiuii h'u maiestr
was pleaded to declare him Ai t ! r t ofthe ad
miralty, in the room of Vijcouit llowick,
The hon. major Dmd. of th Scth rejrU
went, who brought t'u-diipatchta fthe cap
ture of P'ifnot Ayrai, upon hi airital in
Mr. Elliot, trcVrimy to hit grace the duke
tf Bedford, the !-l heut. of Ireland, upoa
bit return to England. Hy Mr. Windba-n.
Msjor-Reiieral Sir George Pretost, upon
Lis bciig appointed to a battalion of the coth
' The re'?t:a'i -m ui Fitrwilliaro,
pretident vt the covi.ci! ni.
After the levef hia majesty held a privy
C urril, at wh'chwe understand his mviesty
' was pleaed ta command ait order to the lord
ehanreUor, ta further prormie the pailia
moot iron the 9th of October, to the 3th cf
the same ibtnUi.
The I endow Gitatte of Satnrdiy, from
which we lave made cttracts, cenvcyt the
tfacial dctatla of-the capture-of- the five
French frifattt, which we announced upon
that, day, and which apptan ta be of ike ut
most f onarquance at tint vnritnt. The four
fnjft'rt captured hf the Hothefort Squadn,n,
tinder Sir Samuel Hcd, art of the very first
order t( vctaalt of that tixr, all new or re
certly built, well found, Urge and rvm?,
and r ah villi ed to be ear.V-vt in the P.ritish
Navy at thia motne t. On h ird of the
iimIs, and of the inpt'e and corttttts cf
thettrae Sqtisdron .icl esrarxd (we ttusi
nM finally), wire upwards of 3Xn ttfopt.
jj Of their dfttinstionwt cannot tprak positive J
It. If t uircnoi Arret tr to i. Uummfo,
the liniitMt frohable point n tier, thtr
capture It cf the greatest lr. portance. In
the former cair, they iti'ifht, perhipt. o.
j tn the Northern tide cf the lliver I-a Tlata,
I ar.d thcrt Vy cp poa a attiuus insist If to ruf
f nttirr.sU ettsMishractit and tucceti In that
Colony t ard if the latter, the lesser cf ihe
Wcst-lndia'talande vntr.kt have Un harvat
ltd, and become e vnjen ct their uraiira
nrtdatioo. tucS a ( ret at they cariled
whatever wtrt the KWtrf Bunnapartaa
mwt I avt been forrnHlable, ad itt atmihila
tinn at thit moment ii proportional? f ratify-
The Vfiira, cf 44 fupt, riptured crT
Ptl1U y Sir T. Lovts't sqvadrtm, it a rr
'markshly Km vstl and wvU-fttv'cd
hnprt art eMrttalned, that her r tta
r, cf 10 gnnttthe Sth,U, f at, and a
tl p of war. rtny also he fallen In with, aa4
f f cur captmed, fcy ih litre Sqnadten.
The fit i&t tltttirg (er L'OrUnt, a4
had parjad company on thfc 20th of August
gale .of wind, fiora the above namad
The Squadron under Sir Samuel Hood
Consisted f the Mars Monarch, Petjpiiinutt
Centaur (flag thip), Jtnritgt, Windsor Cuttle,
and AchilUiVl, of th Iiner with aotne frigates.
It will be seen, that the rction, AThich vvas
vigorously contestfc?, was sbppbrtad : by the
Centaur and Jfimarch alone on otir aide. Tl
Mars vrat engaged in a separate chase j the
ptbera could not get up.' r
, The force under Sir T. Louil consists pf
the Canobki. RtjnJuu Gmtes. (.'attain. iTlt
'n4-7ri; ahip-a' of the line,. jOfiicar
in tfte British Ntvy liindrc looked up to than
Sir S. Hood". I!iservicj( at Toulon, Abou
v kir, akd Alg'ira., Suring the late waf; aro
too well Vttuwn to be parucihi-jzed.-' In the
present, he has already distinguished him-a-ll,.
in conjunction .wi h Cer.era! Greenfield,
in the capture of the Dutch Colonics of Ber
b!ceDcmerara, and Surinam. '
The eoincidtnee is net unworthy of re
mark, that Lord Grenviile as First Lord of
the Treasury,-and hit elder brother, Mr.
Grenviile, as First Lord of; the Adn .ty,
are at present In preciey sitnilr.r s;.ut;or.s
wiih those which their Cousins filled so -ta
vears ajo, i. Mr. Pitt, as head of ti.
Treasttry.and hit cider brother, the F.avl of
Chatham,. at. htad of the Admiralty. With
respect to Peer and Commoner, however,
the case is reversed ; for, in the instance of
the Pitta, the former was the Marina, the lat
' ter Finance 'Minister ,
A letter from Dover atatet, that towsrdt
the latter end of Inst week, part of the ene
my's caiwp at Boulogne bioke up. Two or
three thoiisand men were seen marching, by
ourcru'iKera, towards the interior, fur the pur
pose, ns thty supposed, of procee(iir.5 to the
Grand Army ia Germany, . Wa are inclined
. to think they are rather intended for the pro
tection of Holland.
COERL1TZ, September iS. -Extract
of a Private Let'cr to a Mer
chant in London. lt,;
- Wer ire- very uneafy' in th'ttlquarter
,;rthie onprojch of wrar tetireen Tranca
aod tl kiojr of PrufHi. Tho latter aa
in concert with Hclfi, Saxony, Swedeni
ard DanmatV, rbofe lorcea will be join.
cJ to hit. V e are prepared hera for the
march of one hundred thou fa nd RufTiaua
iroli tvii country, and for thefe three
weakt f' A nehave had i ro(tn rrgimtnta
ma.-e' ;r g through the tow, crcry day
jvho ere in loch fpiritt, anJ t ant wahr
fr'h artlour to ar.itV ff. Moonrparte,
l it is a jpletfjre to hear the men tafk
fo cor,?!! sre they of beating him.
Win 'f ili inhtbittnrs ) x mo.s tr
iegret !, the efffTire tlcjrr!?rt tf the
(iiceiTarita of Hi, v. liich will be (In iri
e vtl able fonfrqenco of the palfigc rf Co
large an army : indeed j ifiona have al
ready axperienced a cutifiderable .i;c eve
ly day. Nevenl.e'efi rt all pny Heaven
to rtorler fiurrfsfnl the underuking: of
iha King of Piuffia ; rd may he be hap
py enough to recover that chara6r wr ick
be tainifheJ a year ago. The alani.i. gj
aod ur.jut!inabl fieri foUowei by Buana
parte have at length opened the urardoiu
burgh Monarch'a evei ; may he be now
nab!ed to fat bound to that Hid Min'i
encroachmcnti, tbat the' vtorl i may ar
Jscgth obtain tko invaluable bletftog of
Peace. Year country hai prt yUli
Woithy of thit grand contaQ, it.d will, I
am furt, aot abate any thing of that vio
reut rcliujnce vhuh fptiogv, no merely
from laticd or conteatpr, but fi. tn tha
f par it of juflico, and the love of rmior.al
Marly, anhareot in a th'ekinaC ptule.
It wet with very great murtifuatiun wa
learne-., ibat yuur Admiral M not fuc
ccea In itUalpgihe Uiri uf Uht Iira
ifcer Jeromt." v1
llANAU, Oflobr 3.
Tbe Corm which bit been holering 0
ver Germany for foma lime psfl, he.
cornea more and moie emlnoti cf itn.
poruni rtfulti, tr.d iflTordi the moll drea
ry profpefli of fucb a cnarlid betwen lU
two hodile oowtri, at to be per hipi with
out paraiul in iiftory. The contend
irg partiei which tic advancing againR
1 0,h't uncinnmonly mimtion,
lad ihe couiiec cf both ho'di a inert lor.
miJible equilihtigm. The French, lei
by the I'fit griiiot, eoJrr wheft binr.eri
thty wtie v cloiiout in f'i minv ram
f aigni, move towttdi iha frene of aftirn
ile a torrent which Uth'. ic in h'Hrdr.
Te PiofTiri ire anintaieJ ty ibe irmem
krir.ee cf ibe clerical tipkdi ihcy it.
chltvrd under 'he gttai Fiedetkk. IN
PrufSn Hard ready at ill polfi'i, ard
ihe Fierch hifltn from alt qir'oi io
wirdi lUKcithritifropiUri of KfiacoJ
rpj. to ibe laiiei pari cf JeptcTer, t cy
cicfed ibe Rkjce in ctstieail faaiCvri