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feeling and eloquence. The Vase is Newgate for trial, ou a charge of culin silver, and executed by Messrs. ting and stabbing the above persons. Rundell and Bridge, from a design We are happy to state that all the sufafter the antique by Flaxman. A ferers are yet living, and hopes are Wreath of laurel is elegantly chased entertained of their recovery. round it; and on one side is this Married.] The rev. G. Savage, inscription, “ To Henry Fuseli, Esq. F.A.S. vicar of Kingston cum RichKeeper of the Royal Academy, by the mond; &c. to Mrs. Ayliffe, of SurStudents."
biton Lodge, Kingston.-John ThornThe sale of Mr. Opie's pictures has ton, esq. eldest son of Samuel Thornheen highly gratifying to every friend ton, Esy. M. P. for Surrey, to Miss of British genius. The beautiful pic- Eliza Parry; second daughter of Ed. ture of“ The Laughing Girl," hy sir ward Parry, Esq. chairman of the East Joshua Reynolds, was sold for 1511. India Company --B. Storr, Esq.ofthe 10s. An admirable picture, by Mr. King's Own Stafford Militia, to Miss Opie, "Clothing the Naked," pro- Bennett, of Clewer House, Windsor.. duced 1961. The whole amouit of Capt. E. Sanderson, of the Bufis, to the sale was 1386!. a very honourable Miss Harriet Hales, third daughter testimony to the merit of the departed of the late Sir John Ilales, bart. Sir artist.
George Tuite, bart. to Mrs. Woodalla Mrs. Opie has presented an elegant -Colonel Elford to Miss Lownds, print, froin a design by Smirke; to all only daughter and heiress of the late the gentlemen who attended the fune- William Lownds, Esq. of Clapton. ral of her departed husband. A siini- Jeremiah Dyson, Esq. of the House far print was presented to all the of Commons, to Miss Newbolt. friends of Sir Joshua Reynolds, who daughter of the late Rev. F. Newbolto attended the remains of that artist to of Winchester.-The Rev. G. H.Tem
ple; to Miss Ann Maria Graham, eldOn Monday night, the 25th of May, est daughter of T. Graham, Esq. of as the Watford waggon was passing Kiuross.--Sir J. Shelley; bart. to Miss through High Holborn, near the end Winckley, daughter and solc heiress of Drury Lane, an attempt was made of the late Thomas Winckley, Esq., to rob it hy a gang of ruthians. Being By special licence, John Barnará detected in their purpose, and pursu. Hankey, Esq. of Fetcham Park, Sured, they wrcaked their vengeance on rey, to the Hon. Elizabeth Blaquiere, those who endeavoured to secure second daughter of the Righi Hon. them, and they severely wounded Lord de Blaquiere.-.-J. B. Lousada, three persons; one Mr. Watkinson jur, Esq. of Devonshire-square, to was stabied near the back-bone, just Miss L. B. Louseda, youngest daughabove the kidneys; another, Mr.Wat- ter of J. B. Lousada, Esq. of Stainkins, was cut in the lower part of ford Hill. the belly, nearly four inches in length, Died.] On the 18th of May, the the consequence was that his bowels Duke of Montpensier, second son came out; he was immediately taken of the Duke of Orieans, unhappily to the Middlesex Hospital, where distinguished by the name of Egalité. every care was taken of his wounds It is well known that the duke fell a by the surgeons, but his bowels cànie victim to the violence of a revolution, out twice in the course of the follow- the course of which he could not foreing day. The third was the watch- see, and his family fell with him, from man, who was cut in the lower part of the height of rank and splendour, to his belly, but he knocked the villain the depths of horror and misery. The down, who however soon got up, and elder son of this family, now Duke of then stabbed him in the left cheek, in Orleans, sought refuge in Anierica. his arm, and in the breast, and then By the prevailing party, which reran off; the watchman still pursued garded compassion as an ignoble sepe bim, when his bowels coming out he timent, and unfit for a place in the fell, and was conveyed to Middlesex bosoms of staunch republicans, the Hospital also. The perpetrators of two younger brothers were, in 1793, this horrid deed got clear ott, but two plunged into the dungcons of furt St. men have been since committed to John, at Marseillex. Here they lanUNIVERSAL MAG. VOL. VII.
guished togсther during the long pe- life. The late Duke was interred May riod of forty-three months. Nor was 26, in Westminster Abbey, with great their captivity lightened by the cheer-. funeral pomp. The body was brought ful hope of a favourable termination. from Salt liili on Monday, and lay in Barbarity was the order of the day, and state at king-street Clapel, Portman. it shewed itself hardened against the square, till removed to the Abbey, tender feelings of humanity, by wan- The Duke of Bourbon was chief tonly predicting to its victims, daily, mourner, Three of the royal carrithe fatal termination of their capti. ages attended, viz. the Duke of Susvity. The brothers, however, made sex's, the Duke of York's, and the an attempt to escape from their pri- Prince of Wales's.-At his house, in
The youngest, the Count dc Queen-street, Brompton, aged 6), Beaujolois, sucreeded; and liad ar- Nicholas Bond, Esq. of tue Public rived at a place where he was secreted Office, in Bow-street. He wa an acin security; but the Duke of Mont- tive, vigilant, and able magistrate. pensier, in descending the walls, Initiated in the school of the celewhich it was necessary to pass, fell hrated Sir John Fielding, he possessed from a considerable beight, and broke in an uncommon degree, the best liis leg. By incans of this accident he qualities of his master. Endowed was retaken, and returned to his dread- with a good natural understanding, hin fui balitation. The Count de Beau- legal knowledge and sound judgment jolois on being informed of this mis- were eminenily conspicuous.
le tortine, renewed the celebrated ex- was a warm and zealuus friend, batt ample of Nigus aud Euryalus, and sur. the affections of the mind with the rendered himselt, without delay, to glow of sincerity, and with those share the imprisonment of his bro- whom he respected and loved could ther. At length, in one of the changes upbend to the free participation of of the French Government, the bro- the social virtuos. Always befriendthers b:ained their release, and after ing the honest poor in opposition to infinite surferings, they rejoined their the tyrannie rich; the former viewed elder brother the Duke of Orleans, io him with gratitude and admiration. America. from that country they In his professional pursuits his mecame to England, where they found a mory was surprisingly tenacious, nesafe and honourable asylum. They ver forgetting a circumstance that were favourably received by the royal was worthy of remembrauce. Liis family, and the Duke de Montpen- conversation was therefore fertile in sier, in particular, met with a synspa- anecdote, and lois life filled a neat thy capable, if any thing were so, of space in the eye of the public. A alleviating his suitcrinys. Her Ma- siranger to the refinements of the jesty eren condescended to furnish world, he was simple and unaletied him with various articles ofaccommo- in his manners; and although the dation from her own palace. The purity, and even austerity, of his con Duke terminated a career marked by duct, might to some inen appear ceira inisfortune, sorrow, and distress, with surable, yet they were by no meals a constance of mind, and elevation of unbecoming the character or deporte character, which wiweile hare ensured ment of an upright magistrate. ID applause in the high station to which casts of a common or irivial nature, he was born. In the short space of he at times seemed to evince a laxity 32 years he manifested exemplary of attention; but although he might firmness and maguanimity, united be supposed to slumber over what isas with uncommon talents. At the ten- unworthy of the exercise of his great derage of sixteen, he displayed heroic powers, yet justice was never asleep courage in Champagne, and particu- With an excellent fund of maply elolarly at the battle of Jemappes. But quence, with a mind forcible and his example perhaps is still more vehement when roused into an extrabeneticial, when considered as sup- ordinary display of his penetrating porting, with fortitude, the privations vigour, he shone most when com:bal. and adversities of exile, willst it af- ing the subtleties or gevius of a counfords a lesson of moderation to those sel for a prisoner. Thus in the words of the highest honouis and rank of of a distinguished actor-like a great performer on the stage, he reserved ofthe Earl of Darlington, and daughter himself as it were for the last act, and of the sixth and last Duke ot Bolton, after he had played his part with dig. This amiable lady has been in a denity, resolved to finish it with honour. clining state of health for two years. -In New-street, Spring Gardens, She has left sis children.-In Parkaged 76, John Wasdale, M.D. for- street, Grosvenor-square, the Right merly ot|Carlisle. At the coronation Hon. Lady Jane Knollys, second of the present king, he went from Car- daughter of the Earl of Banbury. At lisle to London in 28 hours, upon Osborne's Hotel, Sir James Durno, horseback, was present at the cere- lately his Majesty's Consul at Memel
. mony, and returned there again in 30 -In New Burlington-street, after a hours, after an absence of five nights, long and severe illness, the Right -three of which he slept in London. Hon. Lady Walpole.--In Gloucester:
His loss will be severely felt by the place, Aliss Helen Hamilton Hardacre,
may lawfully trade to and from Monte fended by the cross fire of three bat Video in South America, but that it teries; Lieutenant Campbell was the shall not be lawful for any slave or only person wouded on the occasion: claves to be landed or imported into and subsequently of two other Spanisha that city or its dependencies.
brigs. And also another letter from This Gazette also contains a notifi- Commodore Sir Samuel Hood, dated cation, that the king has judged it ex. on board bis Majesty's ship Centaur, pedient to direct that the blockade of Funchal Bav, Madeira, May 18, 1807, ihe Straits of the Dardanelles and of inclosing the following letter from Sinyrna, already constituted by his Captain Shipley: Majesty's naval forces and those of his
His Majesty's ship C'amus, ef allies, shall be maintained and en
Canaria, May 9, 1807. forced in the strictest manner.
I have the honour to relate to you the The Baron Jacobi Kloest has been particulars of a gallant exploit performed reinvested with the character of En- last night by the boats of his Majesty's ship, voy Extraordinary and Minister Ple- under the direction of Lieutenant George nipotentiary from the King of Prussia. Edward Watts, and assisted by Lieutenasa
The Gazette of May 19, contains an Hood Knight and Mr. Jeatfreson Ales, account of the capture of L'Alerte, master's mate, with a party of petry of French privateer, of 14 guns and 85 cers, seamen, and Royal Marines, in the tain George Miller; and likewise the Majesty's colours flying, had been for the
A large armed felucca, with his Catholic men, by his Majesty's ship Pallas, Cap- port of Grand Canaria. capture of the French privatecr brig, three last days lying under the protection L'Austerlitz, of 18 runs and 125 men, of a strong fort and two batteries; and the by his Majesty's ship. Circe, Captain wind yesterday evening proving favourable Hugh Pigot,
she was boarded by Lieutenant Watts, in The Gazette of June , contains a the large cutier, under a severe fire of mus. letter from Captain Edward Chee- ketry from between thirty and forty sol. tham, of his Majesty's armed ship diers sent io assist in her defence; and he Sally, giving an account of an action had nearly cleared her sleck when the two fought by that ship, near Dantzic, other boats, which did not row so well, asagainst a French force on the banks rived, and fully accomplished the business. of the Vistula, of between 2 and 9000 took her in tow, (the enemy' having had
Her cables were now cut and the boats inen, in which the French sustained the precaution to send sails and rudder on considerable loss, though Captain shore) when a hawser, fast under water Cheetham was obliged to haul down astern, was manned in the fort, and the the river in consequence of the rapi- vessel dragged nearly under the muzz es of dity of the current. Iic had several the guns before it could be cut, upon which men wounded but none killeci.
an exceeding heavy fire from all the bait Captain Drummond, of his Ma- teries was commenced, and continued till jestv's ship Dryad, gives an account she was out of sight. of the capture of the Josephine,
She proves to be the St. Pedro Spanish French privateer, of 4 guns and 44 packet, having a cargo of bale goods, &c.
&c. from Cadiz, bound to Buenos Ayres. men. The Gazette of June 6, contains a man killed, and five wounded. Mr. Watts
This was effected with the loss of one letter from the captain of his Majesty's has several wounds, but none of them sloop Pheasant to Admiral Stirling, dangerous; and I feel convinced his gallant acquainting him that a detachment of conduct, with the exertions of every officer British troops, under Lieut.-colonel and man employed on this service, will Pack, had taken possession of Colonia meet your approbation. del Sacramento, on the River Plata. Tweniy-one of the enemy's troops were
The Gazette of June 9, contains a made prisoners, eighteen of whom are letter from Commodore Sir Samuel wounded; the rest, excepting a few who Hood, K.B. dated on board his Ma. swam on shore, were killed, as was her jesty's ship Centaur, at sea, March 16, captain and some of her crew, 1807, inclosing a letter from Captain from Cadiz, the Lord Keith, bound froni
She had captured, since her departure Shipley, of his Majesty's ship Comus, London to Mogador. stating the capture of six Spanish brigs, which were moored in the Pu- stroyed, since the 1st instant, the St Fran
His Majesty's ship has taken and deerto de Haz., Grand Canaria, and de- cisco Spanish lugger, with wheat and salt;
and La Lonisa' schooner, in ballast: the file wounded) retired to Aboukir, in good latter perfecily new.
order, without molestation, from whence I I am, &c. CONWAY Shipley. dire, ted them to return to Alexandria. The Gazette of June 13, contains a
This has certainly been a very heavy and letter from Captain Nicholas, of the unexpectel stroke upon us, more especiLark sloop, mentioning the particu- ally as every information led me to conlars of the destruction of some small be trilling; and every precaution was recraft on the Spanish main.
commended that prudence could suggest. The supplement to this Gazette,
Finding, however, by the renewed republished on Sunday, the 14th of presentation of Major Misset, corroborated June, contains the following intelli- by the personal application of the Sorbagi, gence:
or chief magistrate, in the naine of the peo. Downing-street, June 13, 1807. ple at large, that a famine would be the The following intelligence has been re- certain and immediate consequence of our ceived by Viscount Cas'lereagh ene of his remaining at Alexandria without the occuMajesty's principal secretaries of siate, frum pation of Rosetta, I have, with the concur. Major-general Alexander M Kenzie Fraser, rence, advice, and co-operation of rear adcommanding his Majes:y's land forces in miral Sir Thomas Louis, (who commands Egypt, transmitted in a letter from the the squadron here since the departure of Sir Right Hon. General Fox, to the Right John Duckworth) detached another corps, Hon. William Windham.
under the command of the honourable Extract of the copy of a letter from Ma- Brigadier-general Stewart and Colonel Us.
jor-general A. M. Fraser to the Right wald, (as per margio*) to effect this purHon. William Windham, dated Alex- pose; without which it appears impossible andria, April 5, 1807, transmitted to that the measure, proposed by his Majesty's him by General Fox, the original not ministers, of keeping possession of Alex. having been rece ved.
andria can be accomplished. SIR,-My letter of the 27th ultimo has
* Detachment of Royal Artillery, dealready informed you, that in consequence tachment of 20th Light Dragoons, detach. of the strong representation of Major Mis
ment of Seamen, Light Infantry Battalion, set, his Majesty's resident here, (a copy of Ist Battalion of 35ih regimeni, 2d Battawhich I then transmitted) stating the risk lion of 78th regiment, Regiment de Roll, the inhabitants of Alexandria run of being amounting in the whole to about iwo thoustarved, unless Rosetta and Rahmanie were sand five hundred men. taken possession of by his Majesty's troops, I had, with the concurrence of rear-admiral Extract of a dispatch from Major general Sir John Duckworth, detached the 31st Fraser to the Right Hon. H. E. Fox, regiment and Chasseurs Britanniques, un- dated on board his Majesty's ship Canoder Major-general Wauchope and Briga. pus, Aboukir Bay, April 24, 1807. dier-general Meade, for that purpose.
I have the mortification to acquaint I am now under the disagreeable neces- you, that the second attempt that I thought sity of acquainting you, that, contrary to necessary to make against Rosetta has all expectation, this measure did not suc- failed, owing to a great reinforcement of ceed. Our troops took possession of the the enemy being sent down the Nile from heights of Abourmandour (which command Cairo, which overpowered our troops, and the town) without any loss; but, from cir- obliged them to fall back with the loss (I cumstances as yet unexplained, the general, am grieved to say) of nearly one thousand instead of keeping his post there, unfortu- men in killed, wounded, and missing. nately was tempied to go into the town Among the latter are Lieutenant-colonel with his whole force, without any previous M'Cleod, Major Vogelsang, and Major examination of it, when the troops were so Mohr. Brigadier-general Stewart, who severely handied from the windows and commanded the troops on this service, is tops of the houses, without ever seeing their only now upon his march towards Alexan. enemy, that it was thought expedient to dria with the remainder of his force, and retire, more especially as Major-general has not yet sent me the details; bui, as Wauchope was unfortunately killed, and the admíral thinks it necessary to dispaich the second in command, Brigadier-general the Wizard brig immediately from this bay Meade severely wounded.
to Messina, I think it necessary to give you The troops, I understand, although cer- all the information I am at preseni in pos. tainly placed in a most trying and perilous session of, and shall send you the particusituation, behaved extremely well; and, lars of this unfortunate affair by his Maafter having suffered, I am sorry to say, jesty's ship Thunderer, which will leave very materially in killed and wounded Alexandria very soon; and, as I have not (170 rank and file killed and 251 rank and time to acquaint his Majesty's ministers of