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RALEIGH, N. C PUBLISHED (weexlt) BY LUCAS AND A. II. BO YL AN;
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1812.
J-'aANKLitfO ioN (Q ) Nov. 9.
0n yesterday I returned from a trip to Lake
Erie at the nV-tith of Huron ; ten or, twelve miles
eas; of San lusky tiay, ami 53 troro ?laidn ; ai tne
re,jue$t of General Hariioa, I accompainecl hint
then. , fhe 0Jiwinpj is the distances of the sev
eral statre or noted prices,
t l'rom lhis P'ce to Washington is 9 miles
' jhandsonoc. -UitJe-townJiut mpr? no'edfor hand
wmer -Yankee; Girls. From -Worthington, -it,
.BerkshireY I4it5sr-rm BeikShireto'Frederh-k"
town. 23 Guiles , From thence to Miosfi Id, 19
nite. Fsia the.ia r Genscsl, IJpHV-ai,
U miies,' From thence to Lake Erie, (JioileVi,
fcSe'comtrf gnfirf low 'iti'ti &wrrip r jlw XWfj
"from the miri "fi f;ks- Is" beaurifil indeed.
. campv futon itfere i abom 70J militia
from the Co.'inecticut reserycand upp p.rw 'f
Oh'ioamf)n!3;st the1. Iwst ducipl'med jnd most or-j.
derly mifyiaX :Hr beheld. 600 mete at lieu's
camp tha whole' u.ider. Brtaii?!? General per
kjis, an officer of much merit and urtceasing:in
dustrv.' From this phcv( nil )uth of ff.irpo) totb.e
JowerSandusky Rap'Ja. i 43 mi1eV fcm thence,
to the Miami rapHs, 40 m-re from Mtfus mouth of
Htiron to Cleaveland. is 5') fom thence to Presque
JsIk .1 10. from thence to B-iffalo kO ; from thics
to Bhck Rock (opposite English fort Eric) 2 miles
21 mnea lojver idoyu.-i..tHr4a.Util.Njaji;a,.
and froni there ' to Qvieefwtown 7 ntles, .where ihe'
New York militia so aisgracefuily refused to sup
port their brave brethern,-on the 1 3h c f Oct. hst.
. When at the' mouili of Huron, we-obfervr-d
JBritish vessel of seme; kind,' 20 or 25 ni!es iff,
in the direction of Maiden. On the 26ih OlC
two irien .went otit from I'erkins' camp, to car bat"
trjeps ; onevas. kided, the other is sull; missing.
Alout the J5lh of Oct. .me of general Perkins'
mtn found the PenirwuU of Sindusiiy, two
Canadian scaipsone gurt and three hats. They
were not killed by ottr men, but supposed to be
scalped by their own Indians and the.r scalps suld
Smvth prepared to embark- -They manoeuvred
some time ; but much to the mortification of all,
but particularly to the volunteers, they were order
ed to reT.urn to ineir encampments. ,iney are or
dered lo be aaiiv ready to cross jlo.morrow mor.
ning. iThis is a summary of all the new at pre
sent "on the frontiers. ,
" Major No.m is in command, attached to Col.
MCTure. Much may be exptxted from this
c vps. Three huWve.d Peritisylvriiaard 100 Bl
imore volunreers, with the rifle corps of New York
ar.l ,M!any, compose th-s egim'.nU
(y-Las eveV;? ftVHvI the' sjp P'i'h tan, (pt
Herrickj in 4 days from Liverpool.. B", this ar
rival we were favored With London papers to the
2lst Oct., and Liverpool to the, 29'.h -
Letters of marque and reprisal ha ve bten issued
against , A merica by the v Brituh givernment.,
, Convoys were .about", topsail 'Crdm England for
Newfoundlandchnd the West Jodfes. x
.The official account of the surrender of general
HnU'a arniy had been pubhshed, together with
1 nil's and Cass's sternents, newspaper phiiip-
pi'.M. &C. . " , ' '
T American colors taken at l ort Oelroit hare
ht-en hunsr up in w In w hall Lhaptl, -near the
French eagks and standards.
Col. Darrpcl is appointed a brigadier general
to serve in Canadi.
Capr. Daces' account of the loss of the Gtjer
tiere is published in the L".iiton, papers. He says
nothing of ' defective masts, anl complimrnt?,
Capt. Hull for his treatment to his officers and
seamen.- -- -
1'hc Argo,, 44, is ordered to Jamaica ; the Ata
Dwina. s Ah expedition from, Riga against Mittau iatowski au Feminskwe. The head-ouariers wer
on me vi iransierretl from Mojatsk to Peselina ;
on the. J3ih they were at the castle of.Berwska j ''
on the 14th, at mid-day, we entered Moscow.
The enemy had laistd on the Sparrow Mountain, ,
two werU from the city, some itdoubts, which
M The city of Moscow is as targe as Paris ; it
j8,,an e.el7 'rich city, full of Palaces of all
the ?o6.es of the Empire. The Russian Govern
or, Rostapchin wished to ruin the fine city, when
he aaw it abandoned by the Russian army, ije
had armed 5000 malefactors, w horn he h?d ta.
ken ttom the dungeons ; he also summoned to.
had sUcctffed. The Frent-li were driven from it
Gn. Viscount Cathcarts account of the loss
of the Frtncb'in the battle of Moskwa states it
at 40,Cf0a; The position taken by the main Rus
sian rmy is.G miles in Ure rear "of Moscow
where k great battle was soon expected.,
Lopov, Octol)er it.
rSpatchei frtim Lord Wellington are dated
Oct 4 U the exj'Rs1oi of two roines. a breach
hai lx?en'.ftia'le in the-Walls pf lha castle of Burgos,
mj thathlR'ntish .eabjnb tfeerusehj-switbin
the extent ..walls. 4 e Brltwh Portugese
i:-3tolraiaiif tb Jrenchej liod;ed W ( only
Marmnt. Jba;ret t)h d o "j Kt ajftotctl
hi at my numerous rrin force ments were on their
march to joi-i it. 1 v " -!
Soult, Snuehe't and '.Joseph Bonaparte have
united at Tfuxilk, " The Spanish Ocn. Bsllasteros
h-d entered, Grfnada. Mina had defeated 2500 1 session of the Kremlin. We have found in the
getherO00 satellites, sod distributed arms among
them from the arsenal.
AJ-Our advanced yaxiH arrived in the centre of
me 1.171 vrs rcica a- nre p? musketry,
Which , issued, from- the" Kremlin, the King of
Naples ofderttj a battery of a few pieces of cannon
to be opened, ""dispersed this rubble, and took po-
The Pennsylvania brigade awred at VVoos jbarra?sed.
lanta w to return to Halifax.
AH' expedition aint the coast of France was
prepsiing in Ehp.Lr.d.
Three f igatcs were ready for sea 2t Bordeaux
at the last jlares. x
The' British ti-alt'e is represented as much cm-
teroft the 2Jinst. The -Virginia brigade got to
Delaware on the 5th . I left Gen. Harrison at
Delaware, about 25 miles shove this place. I pre
Stune that these two brigades' '-will join at wpper
Sandusky,'8 soon as the almost ' impassible roads
itl jktriiiit fif urovisinn fnr.io Kiiuv - ltrn nr..
: forward. In a' few days all the cavalry wili r?
"Another extract, dated "
"'';' VimcrknPjI. Nov. 12.
44 The Indiana kill, tl Rve men hi'irt wVuuded '
since I anjved ar this pltce. I need not say any
thing about .the failures of Hopkins ; you havej
Ths island whir h lately appeared near the A
aoreo hju sitnk fticriia, leaving simal
The right hi GVrgf Maiming is returned a
tnemtpr oi parliameiu f-- Livctpoul. -,
Gev tr,.i.coyue is ff tuned with Mr. C n'ii 'g
foi- Livr.rpiwl. Mr. Brougham; aiu) Mr. Creevey
oi'cnursi lost their eiection .
Mr 'Vrvlas hss bcrt Oestol for Edinburgh.
M WiUjerfo-ce has' voluntarily declined a re
election ii p'ariiam tit, , " '
Ifris ai'cu'ated that ttilnisters will have an ac
rea.xion cflirty members jn the new parliament.
A)?ti!on for-peaee has been voted at Derhy .
I r.t 20:h rrer-ch v.uU'Tttv gives ar account ot
sd a discrtRti .n of th tt exocdition ere now, .'.heir entrance into Moscow. It is dated S"tuem
There has arothvexp2diti'ii:nr:i d for Tippfcan j her. 1 7, They say ih Husuars set fire to the city
oe;thef haa ar'iytJ at !-ort Jl-ri-on. ' Whether ;iri 500 phces i thai 1600 ch'irthes, 1000 palaces,
they.arethe exam ftf (re .ine -which jaely fuld, ar.-1 immet.se ma'gazm;. $ Wer- destroyed. One
time aSofie'.cahlternine ; if they do the stain will nu"d. et ol the inoendiane hl been shot; Thirty
sot easily be iped.!off. .ol Rus-Il has destroyed .ihous-rid .stcfe and wounded Russians, it savs, were
an Indian town onllie lUiroi-? rivtirThfc TnoTur.it.
ahs were : patching in -jrder to move off, when ' The French entered Moscow Sept'.' 1 5, having
JtusstU wit&.oa?' men- attacked, and drove thmi.fought no battle after-that of Moskwl.
through a dismal swamp, and thro' ths river killed
a number in the rivef,-following them !o the oppo
sit shore and took their canoes, and fouud in
them a number 'of their-desd. This brave -party,
go. 30 scalps, 3 prisoners, 80 horses, and a con'
tiderable quantity of plunder .4 of them were
wounded." v r
fhe Ru"i6ihn offirial account says, before the
Frenxh mi e red' MosLjw, ' all the valu.ibles, the
stor s in the ai stnais, and almosi a;l other proper-'
ty- ptrdic and private,, were previouslyT-emoved,
a.ul scarc'tly a single inhabitant remained in" the
.ify. 1 he entrance -ot the rrnch into Moscow'
French 1000 kilted, wounded and made prisoners.
The British Gen.- Hill was marching" to ladrid.
Liverpool, October 24.
Another French bulletin is said to have arayed in
London--contents not interesting, i Bonapnrfe has
been still at Moscow, endeavoring to render the
ruin comfortable as winter quarters. The Ru
sians account is gven of the; progress of the French
to that city. The itussiaa.s calculated cn a plan
of the ws'fere during the winter, which will impede
1 he French sudies. Veduce the i r n umbers, and
exhaust their strength-
' ', )" pahis, October 1.
Ancouts from the emperor at Moscow are to
the 25th ult. For the previous six days nothing
material is mentioned. The Russians set fire to
their capital before they departed it.
A nephew of the Biron d- Bstetiill, one of the
ministers of Louis XVI had obtained a' livelihood
at Hamburgh, 'a few months ago, by sweeping
the streets. ''
St. Petersburg. Swpt. 3.
BULLETIN OF TlfE RUSSIAN ARMY
- Prince' Kutuzow, general, in chief of all the
arntics, communicates the following from Bo
rodino, on the 7th September. .
Sice my'last despatch, in which I had the
IvMior to acquaint your Imperial Majesty of the
attack which the enemy made on my position at
tjorcntno on tne am ap'. ne aeain oireciea a
threat force "against the left flmk, commanded, by
genfral BaRratioq., Sedag the impetuosity with
which the great strength of the enemy was direc
ted against that poini, I judgrd it necessary, in
ordr to check him, to make a movement towards
the heiflhis which Irul previously been fortified ;
he action lasted from 2 in the -afternoon until
night. The troops of your majesty this day dis
played the bravery which I have Constantly obaer
ved since I have served with them. The second
division of cuirassiers, beii.g obliged to make, a
second attack at dusk, distinguished itself excoe
;;intcy" nd generally all tlie troops fought without
ibiinp: n jni;h of grotnd, every where repulsing
ncmy tvih a Joss mnch superior to ours ; we
farsenet 60,000 itevf muskets, and 123 piecss of
cannon,- on their carriages. ' The most complete? v -anarchy
reigned in the city some drunken mad
men ran through it3 different quarters, "arid every
where set fire to them. The Governor Rpstapchiu
had caused all the merchants and shopkeepers to
be carried off, through whose intrumentality or.
der might have beeh re established. -More than
400 French and; Germans were arrested by his
orders ; in fine, he had taken the precaution of
carrying off.t he firemen with the fire-engines ; so
that the must complete anarchy has desolated this ' ;
great and fine city, and the flames are devouring
it. We have found in it considerable resources
of every kind.
J The emperor is lodged in; the kremin which
is in the centreof the cfty, like a kind of x'ttadel, j
sui rounded by t high walls. Thirty thousand woun-
ed or sick Russians are io the hospitatsf abandon-
vu, wuuuui succour, ana wiTnom nourisnmtnr.
" The Russians acknowledge that they lost fiUy;' "
thousand men in the battle of the MoswmT
Prince Bragat ion was mortally wounded. A fist -has
been aiade ol the Russian Generals wounded'
or killed in the battle ; it amounts to between 45
and 50." -
took 8 pieces of artillery. 3 of which are abandoned,
bein- useless. Many officers distinguished them
selves, who must be specially recommended to
your Majesty ; and of whom I am now occupied
in making a list.
SECOND RUSSIAN BULLETIN.
. Gen, Prince1 Kutuzow, commander in chief of
the armies of his majesty the emperor of all the
is not an annihilation of the c opire Advantages Rjsia,, comninnicates the following to his impe-
Extract of a letter from .in)nicer in the Army at
- Buffaloe to his friend in Ncv.Yofk. '
A I Buffalo Mv. 20t 1812.
"Dear Sir, v'i ,'" " -" :. J ;
-r You-1 will be pleased t to "hear that, thej riiaht
oeiore ast, an,, expedition wanLifgari1a;d,'" under ! teinforcemeni7jand it""wfll"S'upplied
tne command ot Lot, Winder, of the i4he'gi ; vrnpj(T acts, with: great 'firmness
ui?iu, ip storm.irie tncraij baueriis. op:uM.c to
Black 1 Rock About ten boats' et o with a pro
portion pf the seaman 'on this station 'under com.
mand of Lieut. An;(is. Ouy 62 of the. boats
succeeded hi landing.. -They -were .-commanded
-by ,apt King, late of the Slh Ucgimeh'l, with
Captj-Morgan; of the 12:h Jnl-vtry, Capt , i)ox of
the. .I3th-aiuiapt. '"prcull w'rh Captain Angus
and Samueliwartwout as Volunteers.- About 50
Sailors and 60 Rrgt.lars constituted the actual
force empl.ygjjiithjs eaterprize.! -T the is ton -i&hmeht
of fricmls and enemies, they achieved the
wost valiant Tefs pf rial heroism oyer witnesbed.
T he whole ofihe hatteries, from Fort Eric t j Chip
pewa,weresijence,rhe cnon spiked,' 3 officers
and about 50 privates taken prisoners, and the
hrc Canadian-feontietfor 16 miksin extent laid
Me and deserted, " .'-' . L
m ty accrue from our aband..nioK the capital. We : riaI majesty ttom tne nei,i 01 oatiie ai norooino
shall be-enuhied to cut off all reinf 'rceuients;1 tb- 8th of Sept. After the attack, that the enemy
m;.rchinrto i iinhim (mm the rear. We hone t;rriadeon the 5th on our lett flank with a very eon.
crmnel the .inrmv to le.ve iVlnr.ow. ar.rl V.hanjrp ., siderable force, nothing particular occurred on the
his plan of operations." . 6ih ; but yesterday at 4 in the , rrrorning, availing
The Rusfcian irenrral Kotusow is dailvTreceivinP-' himself of the foL'gy weather, he,again directed
The Itussian n s K.'ices igaui5L uui icu iipiuv. x 11c auwn ul
A new lew of came general- and continued until night ; the loss
400 000 men ih ordpred ' ot toth. parties is tireat , Dut tnat ci ice cperoy
The' Moldavian arnty was Advancing. Patriotic fudging from the repeated aud vigorous attacks
It is said several" French officers had been assas
sinated at Moscow, being mistaken for Bon3parte.
Bonaparte, hurt made pYoposal of peace to the
emperor of Russia. ' ' .'
It is said the Emperor, rejected Bonaparte's
overture, end had determined to refuse every over
ture wliile ihe euemy is in the country.
-tHnce the entrance. of the Frenchinto Moscow,
that he made, and from our pontlons being tortt
fi' d, must have . been infinitely superior. Yotir
impeiial majesty's troops fought with incredible
valor ; the batteries passed alternately fitZha our
possession to that of the enemy, and fcom hia to
yors. At the' close of the action, the enemy,
though sbpei ior in force, had hot gained one inch
of grround I remained the whole night upon the
liel 1 of battle and as soon as I ishall be reinforced
' li . . '?
the empt-ior of Rubsi. has issued a Very"txcelleTiTfy-w-cM by tne reserve or Moscow,
declaration.- Ir says " the enemt is possessed oi ja'"! the artillery repaired, aided ty tne neip 01 me
bare walls,-containine.neither inhabitants nor prb'-'i 'Almighty1, and by the incredible bravery ol the
visions Thehaughiy conqueror imagined on
his enteringMoscow he might prescribe a peace,
TWENTIETH: BULLETIN" OF THE
' Moscow, SEPT. 17. ,:V
" The Russians have celebrated Te'Deum for'.
the battle of Polotxk. Te Devma have' been still g ,
for thebattfes of Riga, for the battle of Ostrowno,
and for that of Smolensk. According to the .Kus-s
sian accounts they were every whern conquerors, '
and they drove the French to a great distance
from the field of battle. It was then amidst the
sirens of -he , Russian Te Detims that the army
arrived at Moscow. There hey thought themselves
conquerors ; ar least the populace thought so for
well inlormed persons knew what was passing.:
Moscow is the intrtfiot of Asia and of Europe
Its warehouse were immense t every house was
provided for eight months with necessaries of
every description. It was only the evening bo
fore, and the day of our entrance, that the danger
brcanrt known. We. found: in the house ol the '
miserable Rostopchin some papers, and abetter
half written ; he fled witl.oikt fihishing it. :
M Moscow one of Jthe finest and" richest r r1tieif j
in the world, is no more.' ?-6n the Hth tbtf Rus 1 . ;;
sians set fire lothe Exchange to the Bazar, and S
the Hosptiaj.-On the; 16th a voilent wnd arose. r'l$
A III VV 1 4 iJUI IIUIIU1 WU JL V 3IMlli3 9VV 111 W JSI IJ
in 5Cvdifftrent places Wit the .same moment, by ?
prdef; of the Governor Rostopchtn. Five-sixths
of the houses were built of wood ; the "'fire spread , ,
with a prodigious rapidity ; it was an ocean of ''P
flame. Churches, of which there were 1600 1- -
above; -10OO palaces, immense '.'.magazines nearly ;
all have fallen a prey to the flames. The Kie. "(
me.tin hasvbeen preserved,. . ,';J 5 -y--"-
The army is recovering from'its fatfgoesjt(".;
has abundance of bread, ptatoes, cabbages and ''-t
other vegetablesVmeat, salted provisions, wihs i
brand, sugar, cpffee, and in shortf provisions' ot
all sorts. . '"' ' ,: , " ' . ., ; '-rw
The advanced guard is twenty wersts on the It
rpad to Kassan, by which the enemy is retreating. ''.
Another . French advanced-guard is on the road ; ,'
to St, Petersburgb, where the enemy has not a
' 1 1 'll ' '.'.,' ' - ' "' ,s t "Vt' I '
htlJl. JV1UIV L 9 4, j
41 The 'mperature is still that of autumn. - The
soldiers havefound, and continue to find, a number
of pelisses and furs for the winter. Moscow was'
the depot bf t hose article s.'; :.t. ,;,r.rl.
but he is deceived. He" entered Russia witii 3u0,
00Q troops. By war, sickness, desertion, want,
-- in ibis Valorous, act, the brave CaptiWa't8, of i &c. he has lost one half. " We have an army still
.'itsr A ........ :.t .i. lj '. i , . V
( -y-. uv;iti ,;i imc. "dry, rtrpuei wanwout
,te f Ulti'teiyCapis, King, Morgan,-SproUll
Ywlth Lieut. Col Boersler, of theyn hj
at their heaxU-meiii : the vencratiori tlw ir nl
try Tnr Id.:. 'Li. .1 l " n
' "".'i.iuirc jj:my auu oravery. aeven omcers
Jut of eleven of the' navy were wounded... Lieut)
fccisson is badly woumfed, but not dangerous,' My.
graham, (son of our friend Col.iGrabam"ilvas his
ICg broke, hlltia in k',U o r.... r
twout, Sprpull, Morgan and. Col. BoersIenTrre
.e vapf.t)oxrTs slightly wounded ; and Capt.
ifg, in his zeal to send over prisenera, remain
on Jhe other side, and was made prisoner together
h sbout ten men. - 7 . - 6 : .
f After this affairs the whole force under Gcu.
before him, and three endeavoring to cut off his
retreai. ' ' . ' v v ' 'i .- - "
Thfe treaty between Russia' and Turkey is
published. - T -
Some alarm existed at St. Petersburg, and ap .
plication was matie to ship ome of the; trading
property. .The; emperor said he saw no ground
for fear j but gave the permiss't, and some arti.
cles had been embarked. Hemp had fallen in
priose. Measures were taken with"; a view to the
protection of St Petersburg,' "";.' .
n. t tk ,11 euu ii kul T ran unrtrlalcf iicminsf
the enemy. Princtr Bagration was wounded in
the foot by" af bali.Lieut. Gns. Turechkow,
Prince GeOrtschakow, and Maj Gens. Bachnstiew,
and-Counts Voronzow, and Kitow, were also
wounded. XWef made some ''prisoners, among
them a general of brigade. It is. yet night and I
cannot obtain further particulars. , 1
His imperial majesty in acknowledgment of the
services of the; general in chief K'utuzow, has
gmhted him the post of marshal general, with
100,000 rubles'; and 5 rubles to each soldier who
was in the action of this tver memorable day.
gofousff against the French near Moscow, and.
driving them' in or cutting them off-staking coo,
voys or ordnance on the road from Smolensk,
One Russian j-eneral wast operating with success
near Rusa and Mojaisk ; and nnothern the
'TWClNTY.FI rst bulletin of the
.' , GRAND ARMY.
NINETEENTH BULLETIN" OF THE
Moscow, Sept. 46
. r - .. . MOSCOW, SEPT.1
Three hundred incendiaries have been arrested; T
and shot ; they were provided with ' fuses, six tr ;
ches longV which they had between two pieces of v..
wood ; they had also squibs, which they threw,
upon the roofs of the honses. The wretch - Ros.1 ..
topehin had thei prcjiared on the pretence that ' 7
he wished to send a'KfByn Jull of combustibldf y '
matter amidst, f he French ftrcf.He thus got to;
gether the squibS arotherTftX'fcrisJs, necessary;
for the execution of his project, h t ;
" The fli es subsided on the 19th end 2Qth ; three
1 quarters of the city are burned ;' among other pal- ?
aces that beautiful ne of 'Caiharine,, which -had V
After the .baUlToTMolk
pursued the enemy upon Moscow, by Jthe tqree
routes, MojisIt, bvenigorod 'and Kalouga. .V.
"The King of Naples was on the 9th at Kou-
"been newlv furnished I hot above a quarter of the '
jivuv -- a . '..'Vs ....... ,,
Winteotrhtnasalury the fire
engines of the city, be lef' f be hind: -hm ei' OOQ ; x
muskets, lau pieces oi cannon, more uu
Viceroy at Rouza, and Prince Pon- balls and sftells, 1,500,000 partridges, ; 400JOOlb,; -
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: , ' m . - -- - r ,-':..- ' --: :: r . -;-7 ;" r ---.-
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