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the history of the world of a similar act THE French ambassador lately re of atrocity; for what cause of com. ceived a courier from Paris, and another plaint has England against Denmark?. with an Austrian courier have been Franckfort, Aug. 10. If we may be dispatched to that capital. Much busi- lieve report, the Confederation of the ness seems going on in our chancery; Rhine is to meet without delay. The but though affairs of importance seem first of September is said to be the day to be the object, we are happy in pero when the oath of allegiance is to be ceiving that war forins no part of it. taken to the king of Westphalia in the Almost all the troops have returned to capital of Cassel. their garrisons, and furloughs are grant Every letter received from the North ed to a considerable number of privates. concurs in stating that the English go
Vienna, Aug. 8. The peace between vernment persists in the resolution to France and Russia appears to have put continue the war, not to enter into any an end to the dispute which has so long negotiation, and to reject the mediation continued relative to Cattaro and Bran- of Russia. It is believed that the offi. nau. Though we have as yet heard cial declaration respecting this importnothing official with respect to the give ant subject will be made public. We ing up of the former, it appears to be already hear of the great measures which certain that it will take place; and it is on this account will be adopted and put understood that Brannau will be eva- in force against England. "We are ascuated on the 20th inst. and restored sured that until the re-establishment to Austria, as will also Gradisca. of a definitive treaty of peace between
Kiel, Aug. 10. - Mr. Jackson, the England and the continental powers, same who was in Prussia, has been with an army of 80,000 French is to occupy the Prince royal, to demand that Den- all the German ports of the Baltic, as mark shall make a cominon cause with also those of the North sea and the England against France, threatening on Hanseatic towns, and that another army the part of his government, in case of is to be stationed in reserve in the kingrefusal, to land troops in Zealand, and dom of Westphalia ; that all commutake possession of Copenhagen. The nications with the continent will be only answer the Prince made was setting shut against England; that Russia, out' for Copenhagen, to make prepara Prussia, and the other continental tions for defence. The English have powers, will act hostilely against those before Copenhagen 16 ships of the line, eternal enemies of the public tranquil. and 20,000 troops. The Danes, inde- lity; in fine, that Denmark, in con. pendent of the militia, have 12,000 cert with the French, will shut the inen in the island of Zealand. A inore Sound, and likewise the two Belts, considerable force is unfortunately in against the English. Holstein, and it will be difficult to Paris, Aug. 16. It is difficult, without bring it into the island, which is al- having been witness of it, to forin an idea ready blockaded.
of the magnificence of the fete of which Certainly there are no examples in all Paris was yesterday the theate. Vol. XXXVIII.
The march of the troops, in resorting Paris, Aug. 17. Nothing could be to the church of Notre-Dame, along more interesting than the meeting of the streets and public places, decorated the legislative body, which was solemnly with all that taste and elegance could opened yesterday by his inajesty. The unite, the innumerable crowd of spec new merubers of the assembly having tators, their unanimous acclamations, taken the oath of homage to the constithe splendor of their dresses, the pomp tution, and fidelity to the emperor, bis of their equipages, the number and majesty made the following speech : beauty of the troops ; all these circum * Gentlemen, the deputies of the legis stances united offered the spectacle of lative body; gentlemen, the members of the most beautiful triumph of which the trilunate, and of my council of state: modern Europe can boast.
"Since your last meeting, new wars, Never, perhaps, was the public joy new triumphs, and new treaties of peace, manifested in France in a manner more have changed the aspect-of the political general or more ingenious.
relations of Europe. The gaines which 'were executed on ** The llouse of Brandenburgh, which the water, between the bridge of the was the first to combine against our inTuilleries, and that of Concorde, of- dependence, is indebted for still being fered a spectacle truly enchanting. The permitted to reign, to the sincere friend little squadrons of vessels destined for the ship with which the powerful emperor kght advanced to the sound of music of the North has inspired me. and trumpets ; innunierable spectators
,: A French prince shall reign on the distributed on thé quays and floating; Elbe. He will know how to make the baths, and on the vessels belonging to interests of his new subjects for the the swiınıning-school, mingled their first and most sacred of his duties.The Foud acclamations with those of the house of Saxony has recovered the indeconquerors. After the fight it was ex- pendence which it lost fifty years ago. pected that Forioso woull exhibit him. The people of the dukedom of Warsaw, Self walking on a rope, the whole space and of the town of Dantzic, are again which' separates the two bridges ; but in possession of their country, and have än obstacle opposed that experiment. obtained their rights. All the nations
The artificial fire-work executed on concur in rejoicing that the pernicious the bridge of Concorde terminated this influence which England exercised orer superb fcte in a manner the most bril- the Continent is for ever destroyed. fiant. The crowd then visited the illu • France is united by the laws of the ininations : those of the Tuilleries, of the Confederacy of the Rhine with the Luxembourg, of the palace of Justice, other people of Germany, and by our of the IIotel of the minister of Police, federatie system with the people of successively attracted the attention of Spain, Holland, Switzerland, and Italy. the curious; but it was to the illunina- Our new relations with Rassia are tons of the Palais Royal that the general founded upon the reciprocal respect of preference was given
two great nations. Yesterday, at nine o'clock in the • In every thing I have done I have morning, Marshal Berthier was pre- only had the happiness of my people in sented by his serene highness the prince view--that has always been in ray ejes arch-chancellor of the empire, in order for dearer to me than any own renown. to take the oath, which be swore to I wish for peace by sea. Na irritahis majesty
tion shall ever have any influence on The princess of Wirtersberg, queen sny deci-i t with respect to that object. of Westphalia, was expected at Strass I cannot be irritated against a nilien burgh on the 14th, from whence she which is the sport and victim of the was to set out for Paris on this day by the parties that devour it, and which is way, of Nancy: Mtarsliai Bessieres has inisled, as well with respect to its owz been appointed, plenipotentiary, to reaffairs as to those of its neighbours. teive her Royal Highness at the fron *** But wiliatever may be the terminatiers, and conduct her to Paris tion which providence las decried die
maritime war Shall have, my people This speech produoed the livcliest enmill always find me the same, and I thusiasın, and his inajesty closed the shall always find them worthy of me. sitting amidst the repeaied acclamations
• Frenchnen, your conduct in these of Long live the emperor ! tiines toward your emperor, who was The other rejoicings were conducted more than 500'leagues distant from you, in the best order. has increased my respect, and the idea The prince of Neufchatel, minister I had formed of your character. I have at war, luas taken the oaths to his im. felt myself proud to be the first among perial majesty in his new capacity as you. The proofs of attachment which vice-constable. you have given me, while, during ten Charlottensund, near Copenhagen, inonths of absence and danger I was
dug. 27. ever present to your thoughts, have con Copenhagen is entircly surrounded, stantly awakened in me the liveliest the fresh waier is cut off, and there is sensations. All my solicitudes all that a great scarcity of provisions, so that related even to the safety of my person, in a few days you may expect to hear was only interesting to me on account of its surrendering. The Royal Family of the part you took in them, and the applied to get leave of Lord Cathcart to imporant influence which they might withdraw from Copenhagen. In passo produce on your future destiny-Y'ou ing through the English arms they ere a good and u great people. · received military honours ; they are
I have contrived various means for gone to Holstein, there to remain till simplifying aud perfecting our insis- the fate of the capital is decided. The Enitions. The nation has experienced politics of Europe are such as to have the happiest effects from the establish- rendered it of the greatest importance Dient of the legion of honour. • I have for England to take possession of this distributed various imperial titles, in island, and to keep it. order to give a new lustre to the most Holstein, Aug. 20. Since the return distinguished-of my subjects, to honour of the Crown Prince, who on the 16th extraordinary services by extraordinary instant arrived at Kiel from Copene tewards, and at once to prevent the hagen, all English property at. Aliona, return of all feudal titles, which are as well as throughout the whole kings incompatible with our constitution. doin of Denmark, has been sequestrated,
• The accounts of my ministers of and all Englishunen wlio are Danish finance, and of the public treasury, subjects have been arrested ; at the will make known to
the prosperous same time an einbargo was laid on all state of our finances. My people will Danish ships in the Elbe, but no Engs see the contributions upon landed pro- lish ships have as yet been seized in the perty considerably diminished.
Danish ports. Stein Bille commands • My minister of the interior will give the Danish naval force, and Peyman and you an account of the public. works Bieltild are appointed to command in which are begun or finished ; but those Zealand. The garrison of Copenhagen, which may still be expected are much consists of 6,000 regular troops. Stocka more considerable,' since it is my de- hulm Gazette, Aug. 27. termination that in all parts of my em Paris, Aug. 20
M. Delagrange, pire, even in the smallest hamlet, the aide-de-cainp to the prince of Neufcha, comforts of the citizens, and the value tel, has left Stralsund. The King of of the lands shall be increased, by the Sweden, after having declared that he derclopment of that universal system would bury himself under the ruins of of improvement which I have formed. the place, has left it without capitulat,
Gentlemen, deputies to the legisla- ing.' The French troops have taken tive body, your assistance in the accom- possession : marshal Brune has had plishment of that great object will be compassion for the inhabitants; and niecessary to me, and I have a right to though the place has surrendered at reckon upon that assistance with cons- discretion, he has given orders to treat dence,'
them with all possible kindness,
Portsmouth, August 29. As early as six o'clock in the more ON Wednesday orders were received ing the volunteers of Brompton and here to stop the sailing of all Danish Kensingwn beat to arms After asvessels, and for all cruizers to send in sembling, to a man, on parade, they the ships of that nation. Admiral received their instructions from the Montagu immediately dispatched offi- captain-commandant, and then they cers with a copy of the order to South- proceeded (about nine o'clock) to the ampton, Cowes, &c. There are six court-yard of Gloucester-lodge, with ships lying here, and two at Cowes, muffled druns, &c. About 11 o'clock which have been taken possession of. arrived the hearse, with six black hor
Fifteen Danes have been sent into ses, and six mourning coaches and six. this port since the ordes to datain them Soon after twelve appeared the duke was received.
of York and the duke of Clarence's · Edinburgh, Sept. 1. A sloop has private coaches, with six horses to each just arrived at Leith from St. Peters The duke of York's carriage was drawn burgh, left it the 4th August. Captain by six beautiful grey horses. About the Wilson, the master, reports
, that when same time appeared the duke of Glouhe left St. Petersburgh every thing look cester's chariot and six, the duchess's ed like war; the English were frequently (the deceased) coach and six, and the hissed in the streets by the Russians'; princess Sophia. The whole of the that the specie that had arrived from suite of carriages being arrived, about Britain, lord Gower had ordered to be half past twelve o'clock the attendants re-shipped. On his arrival at Elsineur, began to form the line of processjon, he was not permitted to go ashore ; an! and at the time before mentioned, the at five a. m. on the 15th, the fleet all got cavalcade commenced its route, preunder way, by signal from the admiral, ceded by the volunteers, with the usual both men of war and transports ; that insignia and respect observed on such at this time the Danish guard-ship was melancholy occasious; the band playcoming into Elsineur roads, as a prize ing, with muffled drums, the Dead to a British frigate. . Very few British March in Saul.' Ten horsemen preships remained at St. Petersburgh when ceded the hearse, and the usual number captain Wilson left it; and hemp freight of mutes attended ; behind the state had got up to 61. 6s. per ton,
coach belonging to the deceased, stood London, Sept. 1. Yesterday after- six footmen, and four behind that of the noon, about half-past one o'clock, the duke of Gloucester. The procession mortal remains of her highness the moved slowly to Brentford, where the duchess of Gloucester were removed Brompton and Kensington volunteers from the family residence at Brompton, were relieved by those of the latter dise' for interment in St. George's chapel, trict, including the Isleworth. These Windsor. The procession was suitable proceeded as far as Hounslow, where to the rank of the deceased, without they were dismissed. It was not until any unnecessary parade or ostentation, the procession reached Staines that she
have lost a great
feathers and escutcheons were placed on till late in the evening of the 15th — the hearse, &c. thus conforming to the Early, however, in the inorning of the same etiquette as was observed at the 16th, the army was disembarked at a funeral of the late duke. The proces- village cailed Vedbech, about ten miles sion reached Windsor about hali past North of Copenhagın, without any opeight o'clock. The funeral took place by position. Lord Rosbya, with the troops torch-light. The duke of Gloucester from Siralsund, iad arrived on the isih was at Brompton when the cavalcade ott Moen island. set out, and was present during the in • Upon the debarkation of the troops, terment at Windsor. The whole of the. a proclamation by the commander in cxpenses of the funeral are defrayed by chief of his majesty's sea and land forces the duke of Gloucester.' By the death was issued, declaring the circunstances of her highness the poor of the vicinity under which they had felt themselves' benefactress.
compelled to proceed to the debarbation Sept. 2. Dispatches were early this of the ariny. morning received from admira! Gain By private letters of the 17th, it apbier. They were brought by Mr. Hill, pears that Copenhagen was then comour charge d'affaires. Soon after they pletely invested. The division of troops had been opened, the following letter from Stralsund anchored in Kioge Bay was sent to the Lord Mayor :
on the preceiling day. They were tired
at without etlect from the batteries.' • Admiralty-Office, Sept. 2. Plymouth, Sept. 2. Nearly 100 sail Half past Six, A. M.
of Danish vessels are in this port, un"Lord Mulgrave has the honour to der detention ; their value is estimated acquaint the Lord Mayor, that dis at about 800,0001. Toe Revolutionaire, patches have been this morning received 44 guns, captain' Fielding, is fitting for from adıniral Gambier, with an ac sea with all possible expedition, and will count that the troops, under the com be ready for sea by Monday next. The mand of lord Catheart, were landed Channel Acet came up for Torbay la-t
without opposition at Wibeck, in the Monlay, bat will sail for their station : island of Zealand, eight miles North of again to-day or to-morrow.Sailul a
Copenhagen, at five o'clock a. mn. on Pappenburgher douger and brig for their the 16th of August.
destination, cleared from detention at ! To the right. hon. the Lord
Channel the PorMuyor'
cupine, 2+ guns, wiih à coinoy. There
had joined ihe courvoy a large Danish The following bulletin was sent to East Indiaman, of 16 guns and 80 1301, the different public offices in the course from Batavia for Copenhagen, a few of the morning :
days before the Porcupine came into
the Channel, and continued with them • BULLETIN,
till a privateer of this port, with ordless • Downing Street, Sept. 2. to detain all Danish vessels, fell in with • Dispatches have arrived from liente- the corvoy, and communicated the ornaut-general loro Catlicart and vice-ad. ders to lie captain of the Porcupine, miral Gambier, by which it appears who innıediately bore down, sent a boat that lord Cathcart joined the admiral on board, and took possession of her, and on the 12th ult, that on the 13th Mr. carried her with the convoy up ChanTaylor, his majesty's minister at the nel. It is supposed she has Dutch procourt of Copenhagen, having left that perly on board, and was bound to Amcity upon the Danish government hav- sterlam; she is valued at 150,0001. and ing declined to enter into au amicable is full of silks, bale goods, spices, Sc. arrangemeni, it was determined to land Edinburgh, Sept. 3. On Tuesday the army early in the morning of the last arrived ai leiths, the sloop Actiit, 14th, but owing to contrary winds the of North Berevick, William Wilson, ships of war and transports could not be master. He states, that on the 20th ult. brwugli ap to the place of debarkation when off the Maze of Norway, he was