Bulletins and Other State Intelligence
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Page 509 - It shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto their seals.
Page 52 - I am to acquaint you, that his royal highness the prince regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, to approve and confirm the finding -and sentence of the court.
Page 417 - I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at nine o'clock this morning I got sight of the Dutch fleet.
Page 752 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Page 582 - ... to her brave defenders, and most fully evinced the courage of Captain Porter, and those under his command. Her colours were not struck until the loss in killed and wounded was so awfully great, her shattered condition so seriously bad, as to render further resistance unavailing.
Page 195 - I have the honour to transmit, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, a copy of a letter from Captain Pring, late Commander of his Majesty's brig Linnet.
Page 476 - The present Additional Article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty of this day.
Page 651 - Bladensburg, the other following the course of the river, although at some distance from it, owing to the creeks that run up the country. This last passes through the towns of Nottingham and Marlborough to...
Page 497 - ... can be interdicted to no one ; and at the future Congress attention shall be paid to the establishment of the principles according to which the duties to be raised by the States bordering on the Rhine may be regulated, in the mode the most impartial and the most favourable to the commerce of all nations. The future Congress, with a view to facilitate the communication between nations, and continually to render them less strangers to each other, shall likewise examine and determine in what manner...
Page 703 - Barrie's account of his proceedings ; and, taking into consideration the enemy's force, and the formidable strength of his position, too much praise cannot be given him, the officers, and men under his command, for the judgment, decision, and gallantry with which this little enterprise has been achieved. So soon as accounts were received from Captain Barrie that the Adams was destroyed, and the force assembled for her protection dispersed, the troops stationed at Belfast were embarked, and arrangements...