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' r : - Latcft Foreign . Intelligence,
jrVtfji- ttindto papers hj the flip Hamburgh.? atket.
'' ' Fnmiht LONDON COURIER, Feb. 3. -
REPLY OF THE IMPERIAL CABINET
tiT tbf frtpofal oj the (ourt ef Berlin jer maintaining
rA vtktrai-ty cj tbc north of utrmapj
confined to ihe legaf defence of the countries, and if Jan, 6. The Imperial troops in Italy now occupy
... J J. .TI i ..i 1.. -u. 1 - u- r. .r.: l.l iu' . . l . r
nicy uu uui ucparwrora wic priucipics, uic iuiuis,
andtbe obligations, prefcribed by the laws and-the
' " JAn" official note, tranfmitted by IvL-the marquis
tAcchefini to the mlnifler of his imperial majallv
flates it to be the intention of the court of Berlin
o obtairi frbm his imperial majefty Jus approbation
ot meatures adopted toiheetttritynnaTirtoT
Germany by no means, of an armed neutrality, an
ti6&ffcinft to him ; .aubejfa.me time, that the fecurtiy
bflhefe countries was the motive in which the mea
sures referred to had originated.' 7 " '
The following is the Vubftarice of the reply made
id this note by the Court of Vjebtia ;
" '"His imperial rhajefly, as (bpretne head of the
Ktnpire, cannot doubt that the flares ire obliged to
.'coticur ih la war, rendered neceflary from the pre.1
lfbre : oFcircumltances, and formally declared.-with
"Ml that force, for the common defence. This obti-.
afiidtiis derived from the principle of individual
and general fecurity, which is the -mod (acred and
"the mdft effential bafis of every cpnflitiuion. , It is
In'a particular manner blended with the fubfbrfce of
the Germanic conftitution, and is recognized by fe
Vfcral of its laws in the molt pofitivc terms jy.;;
"7 'Such7 IVheTefultdiclated by the fpirit of our
confutation, which fybjecls all the refpective Hates,
- nd all the means of defence, to the general control
of the fovereign power of the Germanic empire
jghjsJthe.relulufh oath of frahyyrrrch-thc"
electors, princes, and fla tes of the empire, in order
to'ftrergthcn the foetal bond, take iri their capacity
"fi efle Is by -which, they iweat act ivfJy j:q xoncur In
every ftep whkh can tend to the honour j to the ad
vantage, and to the piofperity of his imperial ma
jefty and of the empire, and which, by confequence,
ihVpofe upon them an obligntion to fecdnd with. all
"their rrtightthe'meafu and
- the flatea pf the empire,- to avert- the-da'nger which
threatens them wiili total deftroction.
".His imperial majelty fees with pain that the
abearance of the War by no means anfwer the ex
Titration wh:ch he had been led to entertain ; hut
tn confidering the fimdamenial. laws ot every well
organized conlh'tution, and the principles recogniz
. eel in the moll pofitivc terms in the laws of the
empire; full of anxiety for the guod of the country,
his in a efty cannot refrain from.iiumi letting -deiie
that the corps, aflembledat a crifis the rnoff claim
ing and the moll dangerous, nu! he employed a
ther in aiding a molt jifl defence, by "ppofing the
common enemy, than in flopping animation fhll at
rr-v. : ... -- - 1
Thefe meafuf es of fecurity, confidered in them-
fe'Ives, do not -appear to be contrary to the bafis arid
ihe fpirit of the cbnftitution, pro. iJed that the ar-
- f arigements for the fafety and the particolar defence
ef-the north of Germany are nqt found upon tlle-
fuppofitions, and provided they are not employ
.tl to tanflibn the.oncdnlfitutionarpfetext ot freeing
3n,em2:towTth""ibli'gi'tloi) binding upon them'by
r: the .regiftefs of the r
,1-for the purpofe ..of. ihe.peialiecuritjt.oiGer
fc'any. . " . - - . " f-
' !f hia imperial m.aje(ly- on tne prefent occafipn,
- - termed in the; letter of theRruffian miuifter, in the
letters of convocation, and in the.declarations of
the plenipotentiaries of the king, an unlimited ap
"prob.ationall who mould-compare it with the tenor
"'"t t)f the decree of ratification of the 29th of tily 1795
would accufe him of adopting contfaclory meafures
and of making an arbitrary u!e of his pewer, as heat
tf the empire, fince the laws renewed in the prefent
War forbid the fbtes to feparate, on any 'occafion.
from the general aflb Nation, and any arnjntnent un
ticr'jhe tiUf an armjsd neurraljty, iluring the con
tinuanceof a war o"f the empire", interdict tlu m, in
- the'tnoft pofitive manner, from arbitrarily re nonnc.
?4ng-eengairen3 formany-impoieu npon tr.em tor uie
Accounts have been recevejcl of the capture of fe
veral of. the Cork victualling mips, .Thefe accounts
differ with tefpet to the tum6r of (hips taken T
--oBe fay, eight r-p.tfeer . eleven and . i6me men
tion the number to be t w enty-elchtrT-The-iof wil V
beieverely fetu ;tl 7
. Some of the Paris opp'ofitionf Journals ftated, that
one of the contractors for the iranifs was a relation
of CarribV the member of the Direcipry ; in confe
cjuence of which, Carnot laTety f ilmed a declara
tion that none; of his relations Ipiyf4any fixation
under the government j-to which he fejoioed a re
quell, that if anv perfon applied for an office on the
ground of xonnewon with him,' no attention fbould ,
-ne-paid to their foucitatiorls. .T I Ts wguld ftein to
indicate, that the Direftory are ftVll influenced by
feme Jacobin ictptBfltifei, ac tlnt at lead by no
means confider themfelves nipvej ard-fo fopport
the imprefcriptibU- righti.i't ininifltrs,- and adopt
the eflabliftjexl practice of remjja,r gove,rnnien,.ts. .
The new emperor of Rii(,lta Ijas given a moll de
cided proof of his pacific, propenfnies bv abolifJi
ing pettifogging attorneys andfolicitors, ; NS'mea"
fure could msre 'iirimedjatclyand effectaally con
duce to promote the peace and good harmony ot his
fubjecls. . ; " . '- .
The Ihip lately wreckeidoff the fle : cf Muinhe
fame that was Vufltliy lord Lonlclaie toine years ago:
' Lord Malmefbury isftill at Bath. On Monday
he feut a courier to DowningJftreet toknow -what
o'ctci it was I . ' '
the fame oppofition they did at the. brilliant epoch
or jait JNoventDer. i hey tWcn Wert obliged tt
force tTieTr way, andtiieir march was marked with
the bloody battles of CoglianoKivoli, Baflano,ancf
Montebello, of all which were as many victories glo
rioufly acquired. They have how nearly got to the
fame point they had formerly arrived at with great
n I. . . . 1 n M " II &
MHgHerj-wuirotHntrTjung a oiow.
The late dowager quecq of luilVa was a litera rv
charactcrot fome celebrity, ilie tranflated no lels
than thirteen different works ffpav 'the German into
the French language Vi '"V
The amount of thefale of teas at thelndia-houfe
in December lad, was 777,75 7I. The 'duties there
on, 24,844!. :
Yefterday the coroner's jury fat on tht bpdy of
William Lantafter, the bighwiyrnisn who was killed
on Fincbley Common lalt Molrtay.-evening, by lord
Stratlnnore, and every body returned a verdict of
jujltjiabie hotnicuU, " ".
EAlPiUOR OF RUSSIA.. ..
The emperor of Paul I. by the conduct Ire; is now;
purfuing7feems to emulate the character of his pre
deceflbr Peter, mid like 'him la erformadtions
wliich will juftly denominate, him " l ire Crcat."
While he views with nphWolbphie eye other . nations
conyuKed with extemsi commotions, or contending
with external ?cm:es, he directs his intention to
the neceifity.pf a reform in his own empire, to pre-
vent the.oiie; and by refuting tb"fign a treaty, which
Would havei neceflarily plunged him into the very
hearof the warfhields his fubjeet s from the ho'r-1
. " 1
ed up in thejehool ot adverfity, and is thereby ena
bled to commiieraie'the unfortunate and relieve the
opprefled His. porfip feems to confill in the num
ber oRhe fubjeas otHirs con
)s 1 As
Kolciufko, his mode of conquering he perfon s by
fubduing the heart with an act of generofity, and
binding the fer vices of thofe whom other monarchs
would deem enemies, by impofTng the lentiment of
fian empire appears to be his Rudy .and the prol
perity of his people to form the bafis on which he
"buttds-t ffe-ed-i lice of- b 1 s o w ri gl or y T
Theim portaut poll mi Kt vol r-iS act ually in ntiF"
power. General laldanovich has bis head qUr
lers at Caldicro, a place diftant bt one poll firqa- -ted
from Verona A corps of Auflrlans have pafs
ed the Adige lower dnwnjwutfaXv iewof d iflorbing -
the. flank of the French army, and To attempt an
immediate cammnnication with general Wurmier.
f STRASBOURG, January 13.
Cap-i. klatten tj ihe Jortrijs of Keti ptopofed ty the gene
fUi ej -cfivijTon Defai)ct cimtmander in chief tf jg fort)
to general Latcur, ctthmandmgthe jtufirtan troops
Art; I. The French troops fhall evacuate Kehl to
day andyto-morrow. Granted. ''
to-morrbw, 2f Nivofe ( January 10) at four P. M.
precjfely. Anfwer, Auflrlap troops fhall to-morrow,
the 10th of January, take poueffion of the fort
of Kehl,'-and of every 'thing which-the troops fliall
have left there.
1 If. From that moment all hoflilities fhall ceafe
on both fides, and the Aullrian troops mail take1
ppfleffiort of the redoubt and ihe burying place, and
tnaii place tbeir advanced polts at the nearelt bar--rier.
Anfwer, The redoubt, burying-place, and
barrier leading to the fort, fhall be immediately
given up.. - , "
j Y- l hc Frenc,h-troops . fhall ,-occupy-1 he -other -
' Co rtTTTrCTTctefc'TTceT
" Hiyiro pe r i a Lma j ed y i in . v 1 r 1 u to f thel itt e d du--
tirt impofed on him by his high oince, as iupreme
head. of the empire, on the other hand, being called
tion sgainlt every ftep and every principle incompa
,. tible with their fafety, to preferve to the empire,.
'ancTfp'goard therp againll the prejudices which may
rr fcfile frofct thefe meafures, be difpofed, in the mean
(Viofe, to graat them his.. approbation, if they ate
INSPRUCK (TYROL,) January
sis-ilKlfn6"' count de Lehrbach, arrived here
yeiieray oh his return from the frontiers of Italy.
At jhe lame time' we have received the following
news : ' ' ,
. General Wurmfer has lately proved, in the molt
glorious manner, that he may be ranked in the num
ber of the Worthy warriors of the Aullrian mo
narchy Towards the end oMaftmonth thegreatelf
part pf tbe French army, having received numerous
reinforcements, advanced behind the Lake de Gardo
towards .Salo with
route into the com
Tide of tlie barrier till to-morrow 4 P. M. Anfwer
V. On each fide fhall be given up an officer ' of
the.tat-Ma)or as an hoflage,-who fhall remain uu-
til the prefencapitulation flual) be executed. They
fhall then be exchanged.--Aufwer. Granted.
Tliey fhall be rxchanged at foon as the Aullrian
trofips take pofTdlion ot th i fort.--
At three quarters pafl 3 P. M. the remainder of
rhe- troops had filed of, Every thing was carried
of, even the palifades and the Auftrian bails. The
bridge of boats "warcarried to the left bank, and
there is v no. longer any communication with' the "
other fide. ' '.' ' .
The following particulars of the expedition col
lected fronvihe ofheers of the Ville d'L'Orient have
bean publlfhed in a Cork paper:
" On the 14th December the fleet failed confiding
of 18 fail of the line, 14 frigates, 6 large tranfports,
and fome fmall veflels, bad 2 $,000 troops on board -with
6 weeks prbvifionsr -The fignal-having beeri -made
for failing fome went through the palfage de
RaziTTO'rateiriitnrigate, with admiral deGallrs,
and general Hoche on board, and a few other (hips
got out, but the greater part of the fleet went jhro
join; and the admiral had only the Neflor of 74 guns
with him ; which, having IqI !'r . m2rn:2H . a!fa
parted with theadmirah The captain of la Ville
d'L'Orient, believed fhe was at the rendezvous, but
as none of the other fhips had joined here fince, he
thinks fhe mull be loft or taken. She had on board
15 millionsjpf livres in gold, to pay the troops.
"TheTfleet made . Ireland in three day9, b it hav
inginiflakeCtheDuffey niake Bantry Bay qijtil the 24th, and then only part
had anchored, when the gale come on and forced
them to cut cables in confulion.- 'lT'"r
L'Indomptable of 80 gun?, ran fool of La Refolue;
and difmafted her, fo that fhe mult be loft with Ad
miral Neily on boa n', LIndo n j table fjrung her
bowfprit. The diviyon with-which'La,Jille de
L Orient onentcrin? ihe bay had not 'gained"art an--chorage
with the tirft dlvihon ; it confifted c 1 four .
74 gn fhips, three Frigates two corvettes, and two
powder yeliels w uh 500c troops.
" A council of war was held ; the troops were'
a view to penetrafy
ntrToFjuacafy. - menwitlithemJKi
s eftinatedtliiriy"Tevcn thonfand Tternite they refolved to return and failed on the"
'this movement nf the French, but he refolved unon
a firtie ; and k completely effected it on the 20th;
i ef tou Tn (!) uia k
men in killed rwpunded, and taken prifemers. This
glorious, eriterprize fo alarmed the French corps on
their way to Salo, that they precipitately retreated
as far "as PefchierS f after which oar army made a
motion, ahd advanced a little.' . f .
f 4thariuaf y from Cantry-a
Iquadron wfjen captorcqv:-. 7- .1 :.,
1 he fleet was well fupplied in -every particular.
tranfports were ready to follow Willi troops when a
j arming mould be made good.
-The following is an account of the oflicerSj. men;
and targri, on board the Ville de L'Orient (a 74 '
cut down ana arrrtfl en flute ) ; 1 captain, ; fieuten
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