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national convention, the province of | payment of which Austria, Prusia and Overyfsel being against the measure, Ruffia, have undertaken, are estimated proposed the inftitution of a commission at three millions of fiorins. at Amsterdam, to unite the various They write from Rome, that the pa. opinions and interests of the provinces lace belonging to the king of Poland in upon this subject; but on the 3011, as that capital, is repairing and beautify: the province of Overyfel were swayed ing; Stanislaus intending to finish his by those of Holland, Guelderland, and days there in peace. Utrecht, they refcinded their first pro. The expenses of the campaign of pofition.

this year are aaiculated at fixty millions; The province of Holland, availing it. | means for raising which are, for the felf of this momentary majority, adopred greatest part, already said to be in forthe resolution taken on the 13th, with a wardness; our new snare of Poland is few alterations in some of the articles, to furnish 25,000 recruits. disanulling that of yesterday, by which . Paris, Jan. 15.' The courier sent by the meeting of the national convention general Pichegru to this capital, with is por off till the 18th of February, in the suspcnfion of arms, is returned with ftead of the ift. This delay is to give the acquiescence to the same on the part time for the diffenting provinces to make of the executive directory, but nodeup their differences.

terinination as to the time it is to laft. It is juft the same at present as it was The troops are going into quarters, and on the 25th of November, as the pro the arties receive daily reinforcevinces of Groningen, Zealand, and ments.. Overyffel, are ftill against a convention: An affair of out.polts happened in -whether they can he brought over, the neighbourhood of Treves, fince the time only will lhew. Zealand demands term of agreement for the cessation of the retention of the provincial fove. hoftilities, of which the generals on reignty, and that its contribution to both sides have very strongly marked wards the union thall be diminished. their disapprobation. The officers Friesland requires, that the reprefent- chiefly concerned in the aggreflion have ation shall not be founded upon the po- | been very feverely punished. pulation, as also the preservation of the | Dulleldorf, Jan. 21. We have provincial sovereignty ; and, Thirdly, 2500 men in garrison here. The forthat there be iome check against the vifications are continued with increased convention; and Groningen proposed activity--47 batceries, on the borders of that deputies should be fent to Amster. the Rhine, will render Dusseldorf inacdam, to endeavour to effect a union of ceflible. General Hatri commands here. fentiment among the provinces upon Rotterdam, Jan. 2:. The rivers this important object.

Maele, the Amitel, and all the waters Yesterday the president of the states | in North Holland, are at this time open received the compliments of the new as in fummer. year from several branches of the go. Cologue, Jan. 26. The truce conPernment, as well as the foreign mic cluded between the French general Hanifters; the latter were diftinguishable triand the Austrian general Kienmayer, by their arms and their liveries; which does not permit the navigation of the was not the case with any of the Rhine, except for transports expedited former.

by virtue of orders, or with pasports The number of people in the whole signed by the commissionere of war, or of the United Netherlands amounts to competent officers : that navigation can 1,769,coo souls. The contribution of only take place from Bacharach to SiBelgium towards the forced loan amounts eg, and from the Wupper to Holland. to 70 millions of livres.

The space comprised between those two Haftria, Jan. 15. The king of rivers cannot be navigated by the inPruffia has, by means of the marquis de habitants either of the right or left Lechefini, fent compliments of con- more, and no person of any fo:t whatgratulation to the emperor, on his tak ever is to pats the river within that fpace. ing poffeffion of his lot of Poland. Hague, Feb. 11. Accounts received The old pational debts of Poland, the from Conftantinople represent an ap

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proaching war as inevitable. This vice, or otherwise procure their own event, it is observed, could not possibly subfistence in future. be protracted longer than the ensuing: Le Reveil du Peuple was lately spring: the preparations in the docks played in the French theatre at the and arsenals are beyond any prece. Haue ; but the manager has received dent.

orders to prohibit it in future. 13. All the youth upwards of 15! Almost all the modifications submitted years of age, now maintained in any ot' by the provinces to the states general the charitable foundations, will be relative to a national convention, have obliged to enter into the fca or land ser- been rejected.

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St. James's, Jan. 13. , fimilar occasions, dressed in a plain ftyle.

The king, who received the compliTHIS day their majesties, with their ments of the nobility according to the 1 royal highneses the princesses, etiquette, was more riehly habited. It removed from Windfor to the queen's being the first drawing-room since the palace, to reside during the winter. commencement of the new year, the

Jan. 15. Profecutions were com ode was performed in the great council menced, and bills found by the grand chamber before the royal family and jury, at the quarter-feffions at Glou. the whole court. According to annual celter, againit 22 persons who have been cuftom, 40 boys, educated in Chrift's guilty of forestalling the markets, to hospital, were introduced to the king the great prejudice of the inhabitants. by aldermen Clark and Gill. In the We are assured that a strict watch will evening there was a ball in the great be for the future continued, to guard ball-room. The ball was rather thinly the markets from such injurious prac. attended, and but very few persons occices.

cupied the dancing feats. At ten miJan. 18. This day was observed as nutes . past nine their majestics entered her majelly's birth-day, with the ufual the room, and at half pait nine the mimarks of loyal feftivity. As one the nuets commenced. puns on the platform at the tower fired Their majefties, during the whole of a royal salute on the occasion ; the new the day, appeared in high spirits; and sorai standard was dilplayed on the the affability and condescension of the white tower, and all the churches hoisted queen to every perfon with whom the their Aags on the occasion, as did the converted, was never more attractingly thipping of all nations in the river. At conspicuous and engaging. (wo o'clock there was a drawing-room The prevailing fashions were blue and at St. James's palace. The princess green velyet trains, and bandeaus of vaSophia, being indilpoted at Windsor rious coloured foil, ornamented with Jodge, was not prelent. Their majel. ! gold or filver, ties' youngest daughter, the princess Her majetty's birth day was observed Amelia, was introduced at court for the at Plymouth in a very loyal and afiec. first time. The unufual mildness of the tionate manner : the different regiments weather made a display of dress on the and volunteers fired three vollies; the nobility and gentry of both sexes much citadel and men of war fired royal fainore light and airy than is usual at this lutes ; and the royal standard was hoifted season. The queen was, as is usual on on board the admiral's fhip. At the

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government - house, the villualling. I fence of immense numbers of women, otire, dock yard, royal hospital, ma. | who from the adjoining villages, unmorine barracks, át major Hawker's, and 1 leited by our discriminate tire, food at the citadel, grand dinners were given near the batteries, spectators of the on the occalion; and in the evening fight, did not prevent many of the fol-' there was a brilliant ball at Pridlam's diers profiiing by the faith of our guns long room, Stone-house.

to avoid the shot from them. The This evening, between seven and Diamond, and Amazon, have each eight o'clock, the inhabitants of Liver. driven veftels of the enemy into lique pool were alarined by a molt trennen. ations where they were una stailable by doustorm of wind, hail, rain, thun. frigates or open boats, but could have cer and lightning ; the flashes were vi- jeally been taken or destroyed by armed vid and incessant, and lalted for up. cutters or luggers: a particular inftance wards of half an hour. We have not of which lately occurred to Sir Sidney heard of any damage done by it. Smith, who, with that spirit and ability

This day, between eighe and nine for which he is diftinguihed, brought o'clock at night, the post boy carry the thip he attacked immedialely be. ing the Manchester, Warrington, and tween the batteries and the Diamond, Frodham bags, was stopped by two | when finding that he had but 22 feet men with crape before their faces, and water, with the tide at ebb, he was obwell mounted, near Duahan-on-the- liged to relinquih a pursuit which a HDI: ap3, after securing the boy, they cutter of ten or twelve guns would have took the bags into an adjoining field and crowned with fuccels confiderably adbroke thein all open, and examined the vantageous. letters, and left them fcatiered in the The prince of Wales this morning field; they then returned to the boy, | ordered the payment of every claim to hood. winked him, tied hirn to a tree, the sih inftant; and we hear that the and left him with horrid threats if he expenditure is brought within the inattempted to disengage himfelf. come, though we understand it is done

Guernsey, Jan. 19. The national with much difficulty. characteristic, benevolence, is exem ! 20. Letters were received at the ai.. plified and exalted by our cruisers. The mirally from admiral fir John Jervis, wretched fishermen of France, previous and fir Gilh. Eliott, at Corfica, brought to the expected arrival or departure of by the Cyclops frigate, which made their hipping, are prevented by armed the pasage from Gibraltar in leven cutters of the convention from follow-| days. It is with much pleasure we state ing their occupations. On the appear- the junction of admiral Waldegrave's ance of our frigates these craft gene {quadron with that under fir John Jér. rally fly inyo port, when the fishing, vis; and the arrival of the outwardboats traffic with our people for bread, bound Mediterranean fleet. which they in every initance prefer ta Dilpatches were also received ac lord money. They are sometimes unable to | Grenville's office, from lieutenant gene. give tith, when our gallant cars Mare ral O'Hara, governor of Gibraltar. their biscuits with their, without look! The garrison is said to be in a very u. ing for an equivalent. Not wiihliand- | healthy ftate, owing to an inveterate ing the frequency of communication be: | fcurvy which prevails ainong the troops; tween the fquadron of Sir Sidney Sinich , and a great part of the ordnance and and the fitbermen, which has grown itores, it is added,'were found by the into personal acquaintance, the cvalt general, on his arrival, in a very unfrom Dieppe to Havre lavours Itrongly j serviceable condition. of republicans. From Havre, by the 23. The association for exploring Calvadoes, and again by Granville, the unknown districts of Africa have they profefs warm attachment to their lately received accounts that one of their ancient government. Our frigates, in emissaries had penetrated to the valt and attempting to destroy some of ihe ene. I populous city of Tombucto, about one my's velfele, have had occasion to en- thousand miles to the north-east of the fage several batteries, near which they river Gambia. About a month ago, a fao for protection, when even the pre- fpecimen of a web pf cloth was pre

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terday at lord Hawkesbury's office, At a council of his royal highness the Whitehall; at which the lord president, Prince of Wales, held at Canton-house lord chancellor, lord privy seal, duke of the 5th day of February, 1796.

Portland, lord Hau kelbury, lord SpenSheriff appointed by his royal highness cer, Mr. Pitt, Mr. Dundas, and the

the i'rince of Wales, for 1796. maller of the rolls, attended, and took County of Cornwall, John Enys, of 'the depofitions of MrKemp, the coachEgye, eig.

man, and melirs. Valerce and Baker, Feb. 6. It was near twelve o'clock on with the other footmen who were beMonday night, owing to the extreme hind the carriage. Jength of the entertainment, before the His royal highness the prince of royal family left Drury lane theatre; 2 Wal:s paid a visit to her majelly yestergreat concourse of people had collected day, as loon as he heard of the danger to see them corde out; but howed no which his royal parents had ctcap d. appearance of a riotous or disloyal na- 12. A council was held at the fecre. cure, otherwise than by a few perfons 'tary of state's effice, at which the lord bling and hooting, which was greatly chancellor, lord president, lord privy cverpowered by acclamations of huz- feal, cuke of Portland, lord Grenville, zaing and clapping of hands; in this lord Spencer, Mr. Pitt, Mr. Dundas, manner the king and queen), with their Mr. Winrihann, and other members of at:endants proceeded to Chandos.streer, the cabinet, affitted to deliberate on the where brickbars and mud were thrown cffence, of which Mr. Gillet, who was at the carriage, and a piece of brick or brought up for examination, lood wile, hit Mr. Valence, one of the toot. charged; when after entering into a vdo men, over the thoulder, and striking riety of arguments, and heariog the on the flambeau, extinguified the light: evidence against the prisoner, he was at this time, the horse guards kept gel fully committed to Newgate, for hayJoping after the people to disperse them; ing abfented himself from this country cn the entrance of the carriages into the in the month of December lali, and Mews, the gates were fhut, and the mul- gone over to France, in direct contratitude being prevented from following Diction to the bill brought into parliathat way, took their route ihrough Laiment by his majesty's minifters, entitled celter fields, Panton street, and across the Traiterous correspondence Bill, to St. James's-square, when they met the which charge he is to answer at the royal family in Pall-mall, nearly oppo- Old Bailey billions. file Carleton-house, where a foue was 13. One of the prize Dutch Eaft. thrown, which broke the glais of the Inasamen, which some time since decarriage, and fell into the lap of lady livered her cargo in the river, is bought Harrington, who was with their majet up as a llore-fhip, and is now fitting to lics, as lady in wa ring. The number carry out troops and stores to the garri. of people at this time, by th: accountion of Gibraliar. She is upwards of given by the servants and other artend-] 1200 tons burthen, high between decks. Ints, did not amount to more than aand is the only sort of viffel that dozen or twenty perfons. When the thould be used on such occafions. The royal family came to Buckingham consequences of crowding a number of hoofe, her majelly, who was greatly men in a fmail compass have been lately territed, was conducted from the car but too obvious. When the voyages Frage by the marquis of Salibary; the have been long; the malady has been king, who had not made known the dreadful. There are two more of infult that had been offered, nform d these veficis in the river expecied to be the gentlemen of his hou'eholj and his taken up in the same employ. akcendants, that the ftone was throwo

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