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TtHBLT IV APTAMCE. SlStitE pAPEK 10 CeTS
i c ST ATKMP APhUSL
y Tlie f.illom inf CotTeijwuUiic is from the Burton Ont'
"f acl, under u .e MnJ uf funticr Su7prc4el Oorutncmy,"
1 Extract of A letter yrtitx Atr, 'Jrmttrong1 Mr.
r i I ! I lorwardcd to Mr. M'ElhedM codv. oi
inst. rhtn the rapcror declared tlwif if means
could be found to make an. exception -tf the
N ov uecre, taat tuth cxcrpnqn shOQld hare
.v - -
j . (" ' Si second and vrry 'txtrjiordinMi VlevTet, Mn
1 ; lan decree- of ,sc. 1 JT,J c3f his 50V tmmui,
j -'ith re'rda 'iiruirai toinnielrcr: Whthtr
1 LS Jt V mean,tto; stimulate Grtat-Britaiu tQ the
j r commission of nsw outrage, or to osi'tcten ub
j -,i b'pellin jthyse he has alirady cvminitted.
U the.policy is rquall)1 unwise and sj decidedly
so, that I kqfnot a;raan.ofcgns"ideration
whq approves of llt. '.'It h however, 'tiot 1'ss
truv.thut it is' arditHcuU ul find tne .hok will
hazarcT.an okjrvtoii to -it. T-U--d,who in
, this wav iv pcmitted to; go further than, any
othrr person, , dare not avow his SJinion of it,
nor (bad as he thinks it) da more than ataus
that the present moment would appear to die
tite. some; modinatios; this point he
sirjiKis. rnjgea o go, and I wait the result
with mu h anxirty jl'e empVrbr is expected
here on the last day "of the month.' ;fr-
Extract of a Utter from firrAtUdinn $MrtJrni-
. :;.;,:r;v 'v
-VFyBT, 8, 18C9.
t l o , follow the . paragraph ending, with th.
- wordi ' V pari .pasfcu whh his enemy
ficel ojtfie. distinction between such par ta of
1! ' French decree as- dprrat mwriiVipally bt
5 lioreand such'arftpcrslirgn ihe Mgh eas,
iolatc ifif rights, of oejfjuajsiiFtok di'siioc,
i u between thforrtrrfrcstrjetio!- and tt
I ist extension of the Decree with ' inriii.
Extrtet frittn tht amt tt 1fj tame '-. V
t ; t stated in my last letter .the substance of
a declaration made by tho Emperor, Viz.' that
if means could be-found to except "American
property from the '"operation .'of theDecree of
Nov 1 8O6, without, infringing the- prloriples
of the deereeshe vould immediately ,' make
t ie exception. No time was lost in ,cooalu
nicati g the declaration to me, and I was in
vited to point uvih meims h rrcjuired, anet
isuTed clmfshjruld be immediatrly 'aib:
fiiitted Whir majesty,.1. Xitth? "as" t liked 'tlie
proposition, and much a 3 I doubted tbe'since
rity bfhe declaTation'out of Whijh It; greur;!
rould iot refu5e.any,fi:ency'bf mine- in rescU
. " ' -T .""I i v . wint xm not seem
either -fiesestjnvt ion? entertl it.Jlb thi
views of thJSmh fabinHl But it is certain
neither lass the'dutVnortfiS irft-nt.htt iif
;ie emiKrorfXHcFfenchCseito'varv his'HR-
cree, -as to itfiK.iise(tVit the rights of
U nitid tajte?3rIhi may bethc' n,re rt-a-
jnably expected-as hothin&?ad be more clear:
s has been alresldy bbsefvirdthaB Jthe efiVct
f the de cree as far aah l Cirt "txr carrit'd into
Tect, iWpvM :6 b -sWsibiy ' diminished by
rboUshing jts operation bayond the .limits oi
JZtralfetter:fr6m ApJnnttrmgjQ Mr.
ntt w, 'jiicriuj 8 gooti a convey
; 1 cunrifrthut Employ. itNothinj
eo milch of th American property Jq ties'.
lirtd io the1 ports bf Franc' as should come
""hum iwnutir 1 utc uvtuiuinjjiy wrote inc
note (a copy of which is subjoined to thli let
ter) pointing out in:a few words' tho prrmerty
to which that ruh; would apply. Thi note VaV
uutinto the Emperor hand by the.Prmce of
11 .i ;- ' x.li:-t. ij .1-,. s
urucvriHU, ,wu', IHUUgll SIX UJVS liaVC
lapsed, has not yet received an ftaswerl Z' -Ettrtct
of Alcjterpom XU,'Madioniio Mr. Armrtwmg. '
To folio "the paragraph lending "vnth the' ford
" ; - 'J'!'e inwdtately taken." .... - .', ' f
" The repeal of her decrees is the more to
1 expected, abbvt ,alf, f Qre at Britain should
rental: or be likely to repeal her's."a the Stan
u the original decree at BVrnn did hot extend
to asyiolatiorr.of the freedom bf the seas: and
was. restricted : to . a, municinal .operaiion" for
nearly atwentir year Notwithstanding the ille
gal British order' of JahuaryVi 80?. and as a
return of France to that restricted scope of her
fiiau wuuiu av imiiiaici nttir UllninlSll IIS Ope-
ration against the British torn metce that
operation being so Completely in the power bf
rTap,c on iana, ana so tutie on the iuga seas.
But although we cannot of right demand o
France mfre than a repeal of o much 'of her
deprees as violate; the Jreedom of the sias, and
a great point w'lll bifeained by a repeal 6f thf
part them, yet as it maynot havethfTccjf
01 inducing a repeal o tne jwPaeHlrgal system
pf'.ths British . gvernmcnt-iwhich mav aeefc
pretexts to plead a neresslfy fdf ''cqurtteracting
the unprecedented n& formiJitbfc mode dftoar-
fore practised against her it Vfll be desii amV
Las occurred hen-.since the date of myv public
(!l patches (the 1 7th) t.giv? to Our business an
: pect more favtii'irribfe; than' it then had, but
1 thf other hand, I have Sime to the know
! ' of two facts. avI ich I tVJnV .iiffi, ;.'..t1.,
v th? decided character of the Ewperor's
it -vita regaru to us. i hese are first, that
1 1 courtc'ftbt admiuiatration held a few days
a-.t, 'H'-n" R Vas 'p'rloposedi to modify lhe one-
make in iu stead the experiment of an armed
commerce 'Should she adhere toiler wicked
and foolish measures, e ought not to content
oursdves with : doing this. 'There is much,
very, much , besides that, wecan cto,- and We
buht not to omit doiog all we can, because it
is tnlievrd here.lhat we.caPnot dtf much, -.'and
even that , we will pot da wbat we nave toe
power of doing.",'. . 'V- r, '.;f
: . yN teller Com Mr? FIncknej to Mr. MadUoit. ? X ;
-vV-V.l'VU YJ'. ' tt)mi 180&'- '
r ? Sir I '.had aa interview this momine ;
with' Mr. Cahntnjr, at his own' request One
object of the intervkw related to the .messaer"!
pi me rresioeni j we T7tnct uctooer iast.oi
whcha .newspapelf copy had been received I
from Mr. Erskioe. J A all for a copy of 4his
rarsrtge was expeciea in raruamenr, ana jvjri :
wished to be irr a Situation to produce C I
ebuld nit assist hlmV.!fn3 I snp'pose the'news
paper copy will be con's Xr& , sufficient, t, !
',;.' VAa;oon. as, thiisubjcct Va .disxe4f,
Mr. C. obscrvedthat he had re'quVsud io, see
nie principally for the DurDose, of rconyersin-
with, roprivat?1? and ex'tranoffici ally upon the
juty proposed to be Jaid-ia conscqUerict -of
their late blockading orders upon cotton iri
tended far re-exportation to enemy Vpo'rts up-
ott the eontinent. ha Very fe w bccca'stonal
remark which I had made. upoiv this aubject
at, bur; last ' hueryjew"; already rmemioddlo'
tnyJeUerorthe;.Ult.la ledhirq;tot up
poss.thatit was ordy to thia mode of excluding
our cottoh froth l'rartco that the Ututed States
would be likely .to iobjectt-'VAnd if tbl? object
could be,; accomplished; In awbther Vay, the
measure? cease to be offensive. Having
admitted what,1 indeed,7 was sufficiently obvi
ous ' before that they looked, to the; intended
duty ' upon cotton as' a. complete . prohibi
tion he said that if it would be more ac.
ceptable to the United Stales that th form of
t he proceeding- should be . changed ac as io
leave, the . exclusioo of (fotton fr6m4th'cbmi
neot' to; the mere effect of the blockade? their
desire to consult their feeliritfs 'arid wishes- ift
whatever did not entirelf counteracr.jh? great
ond r the; mMsur,'VouldMis
adopt, jSuch, a" modificauob of their plan. In
the rorse of his explanatiob uporvthis point,
iHirouuceu proiessiops ot ol, will towards
Wr,scpiintryr"of fegret that Franc had imbb-
that as little; room : posfiblC shonld he Jft
for this rcmataing danger jolthV, traabuil eh-
jovment 01 our commercial rignts'.-; ..
r ition of tht; decrees of Noy.j 806 and Dec
i f 07, (dioir. the profxisirion was -supported
! y thf whoJe weight cf the, (Couucil,) he be-m-e
highly "indignant; aniTdeclared that these
ti . crecs .should suf j-. ny chafnge-and that the
A norican3 6houtdic;cope!ledi to" take-the
ositive 'charaHer Of either allies or enemies
d, that on ihe';2hhbr jmtr: last, twelve
lays after ,Mr' ChmpagnyVwrittep tasstiran
ces. that thj decrees shouidwbr no chjmge
lhe property sequesterrd. unfil-ourl'dUcysh
t.ion.ith England: were brought tonVtlose,
nd seven days before he reported.to-ltne "y'tt
ballythese very assurances, the'Eotipcror had
by a special decisiou cimfiscatcd two' .of our
j: sh.'P5 arid their cargoes (the Jplius JIenj;y, and
''Juniata) forwaut merely 'of ;afdcument not
reuuired bv anv laf brnsacy' nfihiinmnitrr.
jn- wmcn iney natl pftri engaged vl fcjs ;act
was taken as 1 am informed oh a general fe-
ivikw ocyuthureu -casesi amquntmg toione
luhdred ttnd sixty,-and which at present prices
- VU 'yield- upValfds of one' hundred, miUtons
, of francs, :. a sum whose magnitude alone ren
; tiers hopeless aU attempts at saving it-lOanesi
; Poriuguoseand Americau' wiltbe the prin-
1 , viM auiuiir, , ir ,i sim r
IfThf in ;altYrrSltrV
iuc, emperor. na,s ciehnitivelvitakeo .his
BT un"; cannot be: wrong lr concluding that
pjJW vtin immeditely take ycmf 'sX
" JZxtrfict tf ujetteri from strong to. Mr,
Extract of a letter flroft r:' Armrtrong- tft Mrr.trnctne-.
l: r:i, -cr;:-PABn,2&l June; J808.-..C
The St." Michael arrived at L'fVient ori
the Ut lnsu jindhc goehtmenjt messenger At
Paris on the 'Sth.V a passport fcr the yessrl 'to
Falmouth thence to L'Oriem ogain,f wU m
raediiteljr requested,' but one iu the fojm cotdd
not .granted , but Jjy order of themperori
and this was not given till the J3th ;( tiisse' tir
cumstances will account for the long de .ehtibn
of your dispatches. Wehav reason, 1 4 regret
that the views of our government, founded jn
-Ae justice and wisdomVthe.bellKrenc'pdw:
ers, are so litde likely "to succeed., -J Attempts
of this character made, here i(and,ihey, ive'
ndt been unfrequentj have ''hitherto done np
good.' Nay the rrpetitibnj bf "thVse maycbe
lairly presumed to have done -mischief, inas,
much as it has tended to tstabliaha creed, that
words -in sonle:' frn"br other.are the OniV
ittkiwwt hav4 to employ; v The French
council'of prizes which.i I am told, a; like
the EnijlishXourt of Adrtiiralty as An egg)
like , another, has lately began a cart e t of con
demnation; Between the first and fifteenth
mst. five cases have been deddedand I am
assured that orders have been received from
Bavbnne for condemning'aU American cases
enllott in jnass.jy What hia suspended thd
axr iiuce the fifteentb, we can but conjecture.
It may be presumed, that the renect
Spanish Junta op jhe political nd other rela
Statesthrbugh" wemedium'ibf the colonies:
,niay haye produced the tause , ThSt it is hot
owing to any conquest" which "gooti principles
- uiiuvumvci jujti one 13. certain.
Are things any bettiityour iide the channel V
' -r- .zttf,:Ziii H"'.: 7, v;':-"'"f
Extract of a letter fred Amixong to Mr. If ivnu
' "We havetlornwhat
of coercion of the two irreat bellitrerents tb a
tursf- of justice yhe embaVgo is aJrtieasurb
c Ucu! ted, above any other," to keep u Whole,
and cep -is- m f peac, r bur beyond this' you
mastopt rcotmt jupbn' it. Here it is not felt,
and ;in England in th midst of the moVoife
tea upon them the necesaitfofreBbiHing'ra
rtepwKichmight be sUf posed tb presS wSlth
i verity :upon oat. iitc't& .1and tf ab anximi'n
desire that a return to a'systerrj of "equity and
oder4tibVpn;he',part of iier-eiUm'ws Would
inualilA a r. 1. 1 a W"- Tl. a J" 1 - 1 " -m
h was peculiar! Viimportant towarda thi.? fir4t
flecofhlrdera (of which.it war thebbject
: compel FraneVto relieveAhe' ebmniprflhf
(he world from the bppressbn of her.late"de.
555i inn considerable Supplies , Of; con
shbuWnot7clntrbddcedio the cbntinent
that ft had bcetj hoped and Relieved, that the
Hni:A?lw worna notrfceive harsh or -un
triendly, a constrained attempt hv Great-Bri-
tajn to prevent auch supphea from being recei
ved by the parties to the waivesiycially' as it
was' certain that Great Britain could' herself
were in die; habit of sehdinff abroad, and that
they had preferred the .imixisition'of a duty
apbit cottort ib a direct prohibition of the; ope.
VT uiwv(,usuhik h jhj consisi
ent yyUh "those yariou and extensive htodificV
tions ot ihe blockade to which they hud been
ledj not ; merely by-.'vjfwt of advantagVtb
themselves, biit by respeci for the convehitnee
andeeling bf other nations, and particularly
of America;; fin fine, h'wishedjio inoir;niy
private opinion hefore
the' Parliament; whVtHcir'artAlt'erifoir in this
Vespect from a, prohibitbry duty to an Absolute
interdict, votild' be. likely tb be acceptable tb
ur t1 phed, hi as!conciliafbry a manncras
Icpuldf that as boon as I had understdod that
a dutyV was to" be proposed on' reexported '.If bt-
too; nad been dieposed to takeUor 'irranted
-a- - . i: "i
r5v"lVt' . , v '!t wniain to
r" ?Totf10 10 tnat case;,cc,rtamy lo
of the recent orders in council. Hi"
them a good deal of trouble t . acc'omfaodati,, 1 ' . )
Cheir plaoA as prepared, for' patliament. to Ay
change of to muco importance in season, to ba -' V '
acted upon-;Vs...s;? -t -.YiU '
(;,I answered, in substauce, at I law It was ;
his wish, that I aho'jld memion whatever had
passedtoyou. '. And that 1 did not doubt thai : ." ' .Sa
the motives of his proposal'-, .'uhatryer, might . ; f,
be; thought of. the proposal,' itself would bo ?
acceptable to;lJje president ,JI. requested . fVj
me to aay to you, that although ih neceMarv. C '1
bills would be proposed, and would pats iq 1
Parliament- according to their first 'protect fci Sf.l f
a duty, yet that -the altefatibn alKve suggv.'st i'i
- J ' .-1.1 L v "J J t. t '. L i , 4" V.
u,,wouisa o auopteu( wnenevcr is snouiu do y--S .
k no writ, that it would be , agreeable to Us T vfv "
i muit pot" 'uble you wKh any Kflectionl . -r (
upon ihn conversation, but it V ray duty tb say r:
i.hat although Mri Cf. manner, was iixtremeljr "v" Y.
-.i:a..- - A a .i- A' . If!.!...- . . V "
uoottiiaiurji not a..woru rsiiapeuuirntotncoui -. v t;
raw. B h rr . that th nrrtr In krinnpri i Wr,i)A "-'f .'-
be Wjany degree abandonecUor that t should ' rV .
gain any thing by wrginga reconsiceration of - ,jV.J
thera.;V I threw oiu
that tendency; hut sdbn ncrctivetl thai it oouM ir'
aR he ustful to follow thein up. I -have the' Uc4.T ?f j.
A letter jmi W. t'wekney to Mrliiwaji r . V
1 " ' ' I .1...... ,oa'- '
nad the nontjur. to w receive 'uus .v r
morniug ypur'Wtter ;,o(; thV23rd.fef as( motjthl '
inclosing a copy oi a message iroro tnt. r resi-?
utu y vouT 3 ituu u wieir act in pursuance . i-
of it, lay ing an embargb on our Vessels and ex'I-C
ports, f It appeared; to bern yduty tb lose no ;.
Ciitie iri Wvl nff such explanations of the liritialil '
governpient, of this.yise andsaluj.arx;neasurei;f f,,-,,
ai you? ..fetter; suggests V$n
went ioownh-strlett immrctiaiely. and haf
Ceived mV exptaaalioh w.ih great apparent a'-'?'
iisiaiiiMf, uu uvk ivucaeioa iO"rcxuress iuo,r? -v.1
ravitjnysclf bf th'il oppohurt! mejuiou st'A
' i V" ,- .S f"fci'ycssei-:-,-. , -
CQmibghiuf British potkii drtder : Earning, lctv ;1
AVi.l;.'!;f-A'i!:i-'J.:.:r.- a'. ' i:::.t1.- r ::;; -
tutu iiit uiiiicu Ulrica, in me event ui ii ,
emir uicir uricinat vovajrrsw aiinouirn tnev are
warning is iurlorsid on tUveir 1 papbfsitHetJre i 4;
turn may be ha lardous, without some British .CA'4
documents to p"rbvompUdncewuh ' W, ,'andir
iyefas ntcessa)b gavei
ion -Wopl4 dune yf 1 thout delay 5 and addeci
6haiiffas'dr.since7e;Wish shew n every'vvly
vniynecssuy na.oompeiieounem to.aW) i i5;v
dppti their aiisicty tb: accommodate ! ciiiVss;
far M'fas Cdnaistent ,w tth tHrlti object, to 'th'A, 1
feelings and interest of ;the American! ffoyettiir ;;
mi4beopV:X-nddc4 by theSebb'i
thatth ..object was ,nctre venues but prohib..
,Th jwb5fA'ertJtVjojec( wera the one br
the Other, tt WaS. fts he knew hhininn k-
the, Vi.,S; would. hold that object as well as the
meansrana te witoie'ay stent tonnecteel -"with
not leel myself authorised to Baf. t 'which, of
the caiSs'eg he had iuggte'u','iny 'goWrfiment
ould giyfe ttie jjreferanqe; brtbatj: it 'would
pretercnce.lor eitheri .Mfi Cat
asked me; if I slibuid, think" it wpl-th-;while j tb
consult my pyrameat. on this .ubjjeci,ob'
serving M.theriarhi timc that he-would not
wish It to" be dime, if there wtn the leait danefr
oi -giving otiencantl assuring ne that what
hc had saJd,VDr(teeXled frbrri mdtiVesTthermostj
amiable and rcspectfu'ljowards fa7rjt$i& t
ded,- t iipon reflcctibr'this Vofttde the J
imposed, pn our cottony when;, r e.exported 4t ;X
ih& conune ntjand tha 5 detei Jvfe
mina'tion hbio .allow Our;ve$id Warqtrdi ' :i
iu(b Brjtish porti4 4bthaugbf4
Heboid CIS that. jheset; Bbjec.sJ with 'IdcH
however, it was evident. ..ii iitJftj rtjh a 'X.
u..n:.A..iv .l .iJ l'1 . J 'i. . a-" '. ': r
aiertttionatid ihat he oli;Cin'M f
j . j a j
' an t9 nave, anotheruimervitw Vttn t : j rs
him in thfeourse of a fe w;das-ifeS'
5 extract, of letter ont Mr. Rnckncy ta Mr, MadlsmU i " '4
. J?nCL Hooe arrived at Coweafi-om F:.nr. ' 1 t
the i 0th fit'PSm fy. -1 ' .' -1-irb:h'av;V.iivi
fir''R'i-.i'J K .
though he, feturnetI:Xt
gam yesterday; iw Dowhinr-stfee't: Bnri
was kasured that;lhr.ah.Hiff'hTy:n
be Sent to bight Of i af:iyOrro'niofhmg
Mri'Atwatcr will o? tbursbe ablato leavV
town 6n rFridan'd sm'bark oh Saturday witli i
a, copy of ii'tykXkft v:.t:
I -Wt beendiihe arrivat MMm'i
Mst Bri.tts.clet;budJbt believe; Itjthao"
thifre ia more probability thati 1 had anticipa
ed; thai, the late events' In Spain and Pottuftai; 4
.k;u'nj;. i. .Aj Wa -.. ;. . i i-,- . ' '
think it was deecK
tbisunderstirfd th "subject bW Iannb? Jer4 f ' 4 !
stiade, myself tbai ahv thitig hat has haprfenedi !' V
in any degree tb retreat from otif present iytih- y J'
tetd;, i; If we should' resblVe to.Vade was Soaid f'v : f .
And Portugal, Ov:Btaln-and'FloccWUt;iv:' 1
ing'M.'th'eSr ordcrif add dibefejJakhyViiri-'t:rj
pend the embargo .tfto'ihc4couhin '
..... j.. a lie rnnvprsqtiAn - aiimTa.! a- . I t . .i-i
n. - j - .; - mmuvivu in Liir" runv i inn f ii frii. v . ririnr rnar . iin.ii - 'mn a a Ahr.ii
- sOt tllft letter---did not take nlahi. -V.11 tUi mh NaT., i.,.. .Un rJi. .1 a ' .Un'ntVAVM mJ.l'..l a'iriJi i::i'Hlrl
. 'r , Frr-. "."' r,i w MVS." ,f T ','s , ina:irS'J anai.--v.vTr'!V,'w-ra;"JV;'vV. i-Sv.c twerirtuatreDearit altbo-ethdr Thttii