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s taken cannot pretend to know what inay our loyal Countrymen, as well as in our own * be the intentions of the Almighty respecting “ that we renew upon our sword, and to our King

my race, and mysell; but I am well aware of “ the solemn and sacred oath, to live and die faith " the obligations imposed upon me by the rank “ ful to our houour, and to our legitimate Sore " to which he was pleased I should be born. As

“ reign." " a Christian I shall continue to fulál these ob

(Signed) “ ligations to my last breath. As a desccodant “ Charles Philippe of France, of of St. Louis I shall endeavour to imitate his “ Charles Ferdinand of Artois, Duke of Berri, “ example by respecting myself-cven in capti- " Louis Philippe of Orleans, Duke of Orleans, “ vity and chains. As successor of Francis l. I “ Antoine Philippe of Orleans, Duke of Montpelier, " shall at least aspire to say with him- We have Louis Charles of Orleans, Count of Beaujolois, lost every thing but our honour.

Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, At the bottom of this answer are written the Louis Henry Joseph de Bourbon-Condé, Duke o following words:

« Bourbon." “ With the permission of the King my uncle, « Wanstead I/643., April 23, 1803." * I adhere with heart and soul to the contents of 66 this note.

“ Sire,

—The letter of the 2d March, with (Signed) "Louis ANTOINE."

“ with which your Majesty has vouchsafed to ho On the 2d March the King wrote to MONSIEUR,

nour me, reached me in due time. Your Ma acquainting liim with what had passed, and in

“ jesty is too well acquainted with the blood which structed him to make known the same to the

“ flows in my veins, to have entertained à mo Princes of the Blood who were in England, taking

“ ment's doubt respecting the tenour and spirit of charge himself to inform such of them respecting

“ the answer which your Majesty calls for,- I am it who do not reside in that country. On the 22d

" a Frenchman, Sire, and a Frenchiman faithful to April, Monsieur called a meeting of the Princes,

“ his God, to his King, and to the oaths thai are who with equal alacrity and unanimity have sign

“ binding on his honour: Many others may peted the following Adhesion to the Answer of the

“ haps one day envy me this triple advantage King of the 28th February

" Will your Majesty therefore vouchsafe to per.

" mit me to annex my signature to that of the • We the undersigned Princes, the Brother, “ Duke d'Angoulenie, adhering, as I do, with bim “ Nephews, and Cousins of his Majesty Louis " in heart and soul to the contents of the Note of « XVIII, King of France and of Navarre, Tho- “ my Sovereign? it is in these invariable senti. s roughly impressed with the same sentiments ments that I remain, Sire, Your Majesty's

with which our Sovereign Lord and King has “ most humble, most obedient, and very faithful " shewn himself to be so honourably animated in " subject and servant, « his answer to the proposal made to him of re- (Signed) “ LOUIS ANTOINE HEN. DE BOURBON, " nouncing the throne of France, and of requir- " Ettoni im, in the Dominions of the Margrave of s ing all the Princes of his House in like manner

Baden, March 22, 1803," es to renounce all the imprescriptible claims to The adhesion of the Prince de Conti has not yet " the succession to that same throne, DECLARE,– been received; but no doubt can be entertained “ That as our attachment to our rights, to our about it. ---MONSIEUR has since learnt that on s duty, and to our honour, can never permit us the 19th March the same Envoy, pursuant to the " to forego our claims, we adhere with heart and orders which he liad received, waited again upon « soul to the answer made by our King. That the King? There was no longer any question * in imitation of his example, we shall not about the substance of his Majesty's answer, but " lend ourselves in any manner whatever 10 some alterations were intimated respecting the “ any step or proceeding that can imply on terms in which the form of the answer sliould be

our part a failing in what we owe to our- couclıcd; apprchensions seemed to be felt lest it $6 selves, to our ancestors, to our descendants - should so far irritate the Usurper as to prompt

“ WE FINALLY DECLARE, that being fully con- him to exert his influence in order to aggravate “ vinced that a large majority of the French Peo- the misfortunes of the King. His Majesty, how. " plc inwardly participate in all the sentiments ever, observed, ihat ke should make no alteration in his ** by which we art animated, it is in the name of Answer, which was as mederate as could be ex putri, arian



that Bxoraparté could not be justifieit in complaining of it, teem of the enemy in the last war. The critical

situation in which they were, has forced them to üre if indeed it had treeied him as a rebel and an usurper

lay down their arms. The French soldiers ought it would have told bin no more than the truth. Upon

to respect misfortunes. The Commander in Chief this certain dangers were hinted to the King.

forbids all the military of every rank to say the

least thing disagrecable against the Hanoverian What dangers? observed the King. Ill minded per

soldiers who return to their home, and orders that sons may require that I withdraw from the asylum the same honours be paid to their officers, if they that is granted to me. I shall pity the Sovereign

appear in uniform, as the French officers.

(Signed) L. BERTHIER. she may deem himself compelled to take suck a part, and I will wiskirai. No! that is not it; but may it

DOMESTIC OFFICIAL PAPERS. 00: be apprehended that M. Buonaparté will make it a point with certain powers to deprive the Comte Copy of a note de ivered to the Marquis of Titchfield, July

195h, 1803, by Lieutenant General Lord Cachcart. de Lille of the assistance they now asford him? I

li is in the contemplation of his Majesty's Godo zet dread poverty. Were it necessary, I would eat black vernment to provide the most efectual means for bread with my family and faithful servants--but do rot be

securing the Metropolis from the incursion of an

Enemy, who, favoured by extraordinary fortune of surad, I shall never be reduced to that extremity. I War, might not only have eluded the disposicions kate smaller resource to rely upon which I do not think

made by land and sea to resist invasion, but being

landed in superior force, should through the same paper to resort ri, as long as I have powerful friends; and

fortune be enabled to penetrate into the country, ital is to make karen my situation in France,

near enough to the capital at least to occasion apa street out my hand, not-n9 never to a Goriernment of

prehension for its security, if there were no pic

cautions taken, and no plan made for its protec. starpaties, but to my faithful subjects; and, rely upon it, tion. Such a plan must not only be thoroughly libell soon be richer than I am now. - The conclu- digested, but must actually be put in a state of sion of the business was, that the Envoy carried

preparation sufficient to ensure the practicability

of its being carried into eifect the moment the apback tbe answer of the Kiog, suck as it first stood, pearances of danger may justify the expense and which answer had been sent to him in the original

inconvenience, small as these objects may be.

Although the completion of the operations proin case bis Majesty should be inclined to make any

posed may for the present lie postponed, it is nca alterations in it. Faithful subjects, hearts truly vertheless indispensably necessary, to proceed, Freach, learn ac leogth to know that King, so

- without the delay of aa hour, to make certain prc

paratory arrangements through the aid of the Lord. worthy of being yours, and of whom a Govern- Lieutenant of the adjacent counties, and even to beat, founded on usurpation, would deprive you!

mark out some ground relied upon in case of ne. cessity, for the construction of field works and bar.

teries. --His Royal Highness the Commander in PUBLIC PAPERS.

Chief bas, in the course of last War, direcied his

thoughts to the consideration of this subject; a Cupy of sbe Letter suhich Mr. Forbes, Consul of the most accurate military suvey has been made unUnited States of America, in Hamburgh, sent in the der the inspectiou of an Oilicer or the greatest emia Captaies of his Narica.

nence aud professional skill and experience. The

Hamburgh, July 11. situation of every sects ary work, battery, and Six -The blockade of the Elbe by the English line, has been ascertained, the necessary guits and has been cficially announced to the Government troops to guard and detend these works have been of this city. la'so serious a crisis as the present, calculated, as well as the number of hands necesit is of cousequence to the interest of your Owners sary to complete them within a given period. Tlie most strictly to observe, not only the laws as they whole arrangement bias undergone consideration have been acknowledged by the respective Na- and revisal for years, and is sipe for execution... ricas, but also those laws as they have been laid 11 must afford ihe greatest satisfaction to every down by the principal Maritime Powers. I there- well wisher to his country to koow, that in the fore advise you not to take any more goods on opinion of all professional men who have been boxd; to procure the best certificates, that what consulted, the means which Naiure has afforded you have already loaded has been shipped and to the Cities of London and Westminster of proloaded before the blockade of the Elhe was viding for their security, are beyond what hare known, and to hasten your departure as much as been found in the case of almost any city in the possible.--I am, &c. Joun FORBES. universe; that with due attention to the advan

tages to be made by such positions as encircle General Order issued by General Berthier, af Lauenburgh, them, and with the Armed Force which may be July 13, 1803,

collected for their defence, and that amply supThe Commaader in Chicf informs the Army, plied with provisions, this Capital may bid dia that the Hanoverian troups have capitulated, hance to any invading force, ai least until ample after having been abandoned by England in a das. time is given for the arrival of such a power from tardly manner. Their cannon, arms, horses, am- the Country as, when combined with the force munkion, camp effects, all are delivered to the within the lines, must be much more than suífi. French army, and their soldiers have returned cient to exterminate any Army that could be home as prisoners of war, and cannot wear the transported to England. -Part of the Line of uniform. The Hanoverian Army hub at all times Defence alluded to, in what has been said, runs birea proofs of its valour, and acquired the ese through the County of Middleser in a semici:cu!

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form, beginning at the Thames near the mouth of peditious communication will be established be. the River Lea, and ending at the Thames above tween the Commanding General and the Lieuad near to Battersea Bridge; it passes in its tenancy, and between the Lienrenancy and che Dorthern and nor h-western direction through parishioners of the parishes in the adjacent bunStratford-le-Bow, and near Clapton, along the dreds ; opsortunities will be given to make those high grounds which bound the marshes on stie who are expected to comply with requisitions sight or western bank of the River Lea, as far as clearly understand the nature of the requisicions the neighbourhoud of Stamford Hill, when it quits likely'to be proposed to them, and to know the the Lea and takes a western course, passing from places where individuals may le desired to aso near the turnpike on Stamford Hill, by Hornsey semble, or where materials may be collected and Wood to the ridge ex'ending by Mount Pleasani, deposited.--With such contiential persons, im. over the village of Crouch-end, and from thence plements necessary for works of this sort, but not by the Sheep-bouse Ridge to Highgate and adja- otherwise to be found, will be deposited; through cents, from whence by Hampsiead and adjacents their means, in a few hours, the whole power of towards Willsdon Green; here it changes its di- the Parish may be collected, or in the fir:in. rection to the South-west a' d South, running down stance a few hands to mark out ground; and, to the Canal near the Red-house, then crossing the lasriy, through their means, proper notice and Capalncar Keusal Grein, proceeding to Kensing- communication may be given or made to the ton Gravel Pits aud Holland House, passing near owners and occupiers of any lands, tenemedis, or Little Chels a, and teaching the Thames above hereditaments, intended to be measured, surveyed, Battersea Bridge.---The Lord Lieutenant having or marked for the lines of defence, or any of its appointed a General Meeting of the Lieutenancy purposes of the above recited Act. The same ar. of the County of Middlesex, to be held on the 18th rangements will also facilitate the fayment of suche instant, tor the purpose of carrying into effect labour or materials as may be furnished. To the 597 te certain provisions of an Act passed this Session of next place, and as soon as the system of communi 12 edirdi Parliament, ent t'ed, " An Act to enable His Ma- cation is complited, it will be neces-aly, with the jesty more effectually to provide for the Defence ut inost dispatch, to prepare the registers of the and Securiiy of the Realm during the present parishes near the above mentioned liue, which War;" it becomes the duty of Licutenant General must be made with releience to the object of the Lord Catchcart, in consequence of orders given to line of defence, as well as to the other objecis set him by his Royal Highoess the Commander in forth in the Secretary of State's Letter. Those reChief, as commanding the District in which that gisters must specify resident Gentlemen wiling to part of the County of Middlesex, through which attend to animate and cacourage the work or given ihe intended Lines of Defence pass, is situated, to parts of the line; gardeners and others expert in, communicate with the Lord Lieutenant on this or habituated to, laying off and measuring ground, subject, and to request, that in framing the ar. with remarks, distinguishing superior abilities : rangements for the Country Divisions of the Cout. smiths, and masters and journeymen carpen.ers, ty of Middlesex, under the powers of the above- and sawyers, timber-merchants, willing to supply Tecited act, according to the Plan of establishing tiinber ior platforms, and til persons to overlouk a System of Communication, and ano her Plan for their construction and erection, -Carts and rendering the body of the People instrumental to tearis, labourers and tools, men who have bera the General Defence, proposed by His Majesty's trained to great guns; the few men in cach diviPrincipal Secretary of State for the War Depart- sion who would first be wanted to mark and meament: the Lord Lieutenant will be pleased to sure ground, and proper attendance for that purhold in view the peculiar circumstance of the in- pose with cants and -When it is retended construccion of the lines of Defence.-- Nected upon, it must strike every inhabitant that Whatever assistance might be rendered from the it must be much more agreeable to have a survey Metropolis itself, or from the adjacent and inland or preparation of this sort made by oighbours countics without the line, in the event of com. and acquaintances, in many cases by their own pleting the works (and such assistance wuld servants and labourers, than by strangers doubtless be amply and systematically afforded), the object and its advantages are equally lost, if it is essentially requisite, for the sake of order, er the utmost dispatch and celcrity are nor used in pedition, and regularity of payment, as well as making all previous arrangements, and in proporprotection of property, that all preparatory and tion as these arrangements are completed, the sco incipient operation should be made through the curity of the Metropolis is easured. assistance of the inha'itants resident upon and near the line of defence; tor this reason it is to By the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, be wished, that in appointing the Licuietants of

a Poclamation. Divisions, and insp.ctors of Hundreds, provision HARDWICKE, may be made to ascertain as many points of com- Whereas divers persons, engaged in a treasonmunication near the residence of Li-utenants of able and daring insurrection against bis Majesty's Divisions, or vf Inspectors of Hundreds as possi- Government, did, on the evening of yesterday, ble, the same being contiguous to or within reach he 23d of July inst. suddenly assemble in the of the une. It the residence of Gentlemen, ac- Liberries of Dublin, with firé arms and pikes, cepting charges of Lieutenants or 10#pectors, do and did there commit several outrages, and partie Not suit this purpose, the inconvenience may be cularly io Thomas Street, in the parish of Si. Ca. obviaied hy appointing lons, or places near inns, tharine, within the said liberties, did assault the where post horses inay be bar, and where letters carriage of the Righi Honourable Arthur Lord or requisitions may be adale sed, and recrived and Viscount Kilwerden, Chief Justice of his Majesty's turwarded to re posible person. These Court of King's Bench, and one of his Majesty's places will also serve for reni (zvous to the Super. mos: Honourable Privy Council, and did drag inc intendants of Parishes, wh will a's, have places said Arthur V scuni Kilwardin, together with of meeting for the agents licy employ in their re- his nephew, the Rev. Richard Wolfe, Terk, from spective parishes.--Thus a system of must ex- his said carriage, and did sheru Lascly and inhu.

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manly murder the said Arthur Viscount Kilwar. Given at the Council Chamber, in Dublin den and Richard Wolfe, by stabbing them respec. the 24th day of July, 1803. tively with pikes in various parts of their bodies, Signed, Redesdale C. Chas. Dublin, W. Tuam, of which wounds they both soon after died.

Drogheda, Ely, Arial, Annesiey, Tyrawley. Now we, ihe Lord Lieutenant and Council, in or- Her. Langrishe, Denis brownie, Henry King, der to hiing such enormous offenders to condign $. Hamilton, S. George Daly, D. La louche, punishment, do, by this our Proclamation, pub- James Fitzgerald, M. Fitzyerald, H. E. Fox, lish and declare, chat ii any person or persons M. Smith, Standish O'Grady.—God save shall, within six calendar months from the date

the King. hereof, discover any of the person or persons wło committed the said inhuman murders on the said Message from the King ro Parliament, July 21, 1803. Arthar Viscount Kilwarden and the said Rev. GEORGE R.- His Majesty having taken into Richard Wolfe, or either of them, or who aided his consideration the situation of the illustrious and assisted therein, or who advised, encouraged, House of Orange, the bonds of alliance and affi. iastigated, movsd, stimulared, or incited the per- nity which subsist between his Majisty and that sons concerned herein to commit the same, such House, the important services which have been person or persons so discovering shuil receive as a rendered by them to this Country on so many ocreward the sum of One Thousand Pounds sterling casions, and the losses which they sustained in for each and every of the first three persons who the course of the last war, recommends chese cirshall be apprehended and convicted ihercof. cumstances to the serious attention of the House And we d likewise publish and declare, that if of Commons; and his Majesty relies on the jus. any of the persons concerned in the murders rice and liberality of this House, to enable him to aforesaid, save and except the persons who aciu. make such pecuniary allowances to this illustri. ally stabbed the said Lord Viscount Kilwarden ous Family, as may appear to be warranted by a and the Rev. Richard Wolfe, or either of them, consideration of their present situation, and of as aforesaid, shall discover any other of the per- their claims on the generosity of this Country. sons concerned in the said murders, or either of

G. R. them, so that such person or persons so discovered shall be convicted thereof, such person or per. soos so discovering shall, over and above the said

INTELLIGENCE. seward, receive his Majesty's most gracious par. Foreign. - The Albanian Chief, after doa for said eficacs And whereas it has ap

driving the Pacha of Cairo from the City, peared to us, that the daring and rebellious out. Tages aforesaid were committed in prosecution of

took the reips of Government into his own a rebellious conspiracy against his Majesty's Go- hands, and now exercises the most rigorous verement, and that divers other enormities were

authority. Wallachia has been in a great ineaat the same time committed in Thomas Street

sure, desolated by a numerous horde of robaforesaid, and in the neighbourhood thereof, in prosecution of the same treasonable purpose, and

bers; and Adrianople is, at present, besieged that divers o' the persons engaged therein did by a powerful band of banditti.--The bloccome to Dublin with intent to commit such out- kade of the Elbe has produced the greatest rages and enormities, in order to induce and per- inconvenience on the Continent, and it is suide his Majesty's peaceable and loyal subjects in the City of Dublin and its neighbourhood, hy

said, that measures are now taking to bave the the tenor ibercof, and by apprehcosions for their

French troops removed from the borders of own personal safety, to join in the treasonable that river; and that a Prussian force will occonspiracy aforesaid. Now we the Lord Lieute. cupy the banks from Cuxhaven to Harbourgh. Daat and Council do hereby strictly enjoin and -Letters from Copenbagen of the 12th inst. command all bis Majesty's súhjects in their seve ral stations, and according to their several duties,

siate, that advices had been received from to use their urmoyo endeavours to suppress all

Christianson in Bornholın, of a Russian such rebe'lious insurrections and treasonable squadron being in sight. A new levy of practices, and to apprehead and bring the per- 40,000 men has been ordered by the Court 6001 engaged therein to the punishment due to their crimes; and more especially we do strictly

of Madrid for ihe purpose of reinforcing the enjoia and command the Lord Mayor of the City

garrisons of Alicant, Carıhagena, Cadiz, of Dublin, and all the Justices of the Peace of the Ferrol, and Corrunna ; and the maritine suid Cry of I'ublia, and of the County of Dublin, force of Spain is to receive an augmentas and all sheriffs and other Magistrates and Officers tion of g ships of the line and 12 frigaics. within their several jurisdictions, and all other his Majesty's loviog subjects, to do all acis ia

The French Ambassador at Naples has de their power to such purposes ---And, we do

clared, in the name of his Governinent, ibat berebý further require and command all otficers no French troops will enter thai Capiial.commanding his Majesty's forces, to employ the The Helvetic Diet was opened on the 4th, troops ueder their command in the most speedy and effectual manner, for the suppression of all

when several propositions were made by rebellious ipsurrections and treasonable practices,

General Ney and the Italian Plenipotenwherever the same may appear, and particularly

tiary, relative to the formation of Swiss Regia to disaim all retals, and recover all arms forcibly ments to be placed in the pay of the French and traciorous'y taßea from his Majesty's reace; and Italian Republics. able and luvad siglojects, and take up and seize all DOMESTIC.- A long and interesting deareas and annuation, which may be found in the custody of any person or persons, not duly

bate took place in the House of Commons, authorized by law to have and keep the same.

on the 22d inst. between Col. Crawfurd, the Sec, at War, 'Mr. Pitt, and Mr. Wind. and, accounts, just received in town, stale ham, on the necessity of fortifying the ca- that an insurrection had also broken our af pital, and erecting military works for the Belfast, but was soon repressed by the exdefence of the coast. -On the 25th ertions of the military. £60,000, together with an annuity of 16.000 were voted as a compensation to the Prince of Orange. A vote of credit for

SUMMARY OF POLITICS. £2,500,000 was also agreed to. -On the The “ IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS," 28th inst. a Message froin liis Majesty was which occupy so considerable a portion of communicated to Parliament relative to the this Number, and which, as we have alinsurrection in Ireland; and two bills were ready stated, have been forwarded, by ube brought into the House of Commons and directions of tbe Government, to every parish passed, one for suspending the Habeas Cor. in England and Wales, are, we think, well pus Act, and the otber for introducing calculated to excite all those sentiments, Martial Law in that Kingdom - The King which one would wish the people of this has issued a Proclamation offering a full kingdom to entertain, relative to the conpardon to all those who have been guilty test, in which they are engaged. We can. of offences agaiost the Customs or Excise, not but conimend, too, the manner, in which and who have ded to avoid punishment, if this paper has been published. The publi. they will surrender themselves and give se cation has not been left to the partial and curity not to leave the country nor to en. precarious efforts either of individuals or of gage in any illegal practices. --Meetings of societies, but has been provided for by the all classes of society have been convened, goveroment itself from which circumstance in different parts of the kingdom for the the paper derives a weight wbich nothing purpose of expressing their Loyalty and Pa. else could give it. The Church is, on every triotism. Addresses have been presented to account, the best chapoel for communicata his Majesty from the Cities of Bath, Ches- ing to the people the sentiments of their ter, Coventry, New Sarum; the Counties rulers. There is no other channel that of Stafford, Somerset, Inverness, Ross, and reaches to every part of the country, por is Forfar; and the Towns of Leeds, Newark there any but that which bespeaks so much pon-Trent, Beverly, Derby, Ipswich, Brad.

respect for the thing communica ed. - We cord, Barnstaple, Tiverion, Honiton, and have always held it to be the duty of go. Huntingdon. On the 23d ipst. an insur- vernment to lead the people, and, in conforrection broke out in the City of Dublin, mity with this opinion, we give to the precharacterized by the same ferocious barba. sent measure our most bearly approbation. rity which has always marked ihe rebellions RUSSIA AND FRANCE.- It has, from tbe of Ireland. Early in the day, large mobs commencement of the present war, beert collected in some of the streets in the Li our opinion, thai Russia and France were, berty, and inflammatory band-bills were for some time at leasi, indissoluble. Buo. distributed in various parts of the City: naparié, probably in concert with some perEvery thing indicated violence and out- sons in this country, certainly invited the rage. Lord Kilwarden, Chief Justice of Emperor of Russia to come forward and the King's Bench and his Nephew, who menace England into peace, until France were returning from his Loruship's Country should effectually prevent her from ever Seat, were stopped in the street by the rioi- again making war; but, from what we ers, dragged from their carriage, and killed have recently heard, we think it possible, with pikes. The military was immediately that Russia may become friendly 10 this called out, and several engagements attend. country.-Our cunning ministers, offended ed with considerable slaugliter took place at the conduct of the King of Prussia, apbetween them and the rebels, in which it plied to Russia to protect Hanover, in spite is said the rebels were finally beaten. of the former, informing the Emperor, at During the contest, the Mayor's house was the same time, that their master had a deep broke open and rifled by the rebels. The grudge against the Court of Berlin, and Lord Lieutenant has issued a Proclamation would, by no means, accept of its services, un the occasion, which will be found in Th

This dispatch the Court of Russia thought page 148 of our present sheet.

A great

proper to send over to the King of Prussia ; number of pikes, cartridges, and military he sent it to General Mortier, who, 10 uniforms for the rebels have been found doubt, forwarded it as another morceau concealed in various parts of the City. precieux to be added to the collection of Cunsiderable disturbances are said 10 hare Lord Whitworth. This is a sufficient Laken place in the County of Sildare ; explanation of what has been called "the

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