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BRITISH GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS.

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the 24th, and brings an account that enemy from all his positions abont Brienne, Swarizenburgh and Blucher are rallying with the loss of seventy-three pieces of between Chalons and Troyes; but that cannon, and about four thousand prisoners. the negociations are proceeding !

Bonaparte continued the actiou of yes. terday with considerable obstinacy till to

wards twelve at night; his principal efforts Extract of a Dispatch from the Hon.

were directed to the re occupation of ile Sir C. W. Stewart.

village of La Rethiere; he direc'ed himself Chatcau de Brienne, Feb. 2.

the attack of the young guards upon that I am gratified in being enabled to send place, but was repulsed with considerable your lordship a far better report of the loss. details of the battle of La Rothiere, than if

Baffed in the different attempts to reI had been so fortuna:e as to have been gain the advantages he had lost, Bonaparte myself in the field.

at last decided upon a retreat; liis columns Colonel Lowe's detail is so satisfactory, appear to have began their movements to and so accurate, from his having bad the

tlie rear about one in the morning; advantage of being with Marshal Blucher guard was however in occupation of the in the advance during the whole day, that positions of Brienne at day-light. there is little in the official reports that have

The troops of the allies have universally come in, which Col. Lowe has not already fought with the most distinguished gallana noticed.

try; they merit the gratitude and admira, If Marshal Blucher was not long since tion of the world. immortalized, this day would have crowned

Bar sur Seine, Feb. 6. him in the annals of fame, for whatever I have the satisfaction of being able to were - the apprehen-ions entertained by report to your lordship that the advanced many for the result of the Prince Royal of guard of General D'Yorck madde yesterday a Wirtemberg's attack on the right, your successful attack npon the rear of Marshal lordship will see, by Col. Lowe's report, Macdonald's army near La Chaussee, be. the marshal stearlily pursued the combina

tween Vitry and Chalons. Three cannon tion upon which the result of the day de- and several huudred prisoners were taken pended; this foresight, judgment, and deci; by the allies; the enemy was pursued on sion, is done justice to by all the allied

the roads to Chalons. army. The Russian artillery are spoken of

Troyrs, February 8, 1814. In the highest terms of praise ; the ground

The important position and town of was so covered with snow, and so deep, Troyes was yesterday taken possession of that they were obliged to leave half their by the allies; the enemy retired from it the guns in the rear, and by harnessing double night preceding, and took his direction teams to the other half, they contrived to

upou Nogent. brivg them forward, and get a sufñcient

The number of roads leading from the number into action.

different points of France, and uniting at The allies had about seventy or eighty Troyes, the resources of the place itself, thousand men in the battle; the other corps with a population of thirty thousand inha. of the army, which were not calimerated in bitauts, reader its occupatiou of the great the report were not y. The enemy are sup est importance. posed to have had about the same strength. The Prince Royal of Wirtemberg was

The enemy's last attack on the village of the first who entered the town with his La Rothiere was at two o'clock this morn

corps; on the day preceding he had turned ing ; immediately after they seem to have

the enemy's position near Ruvigni, and had commenced their retreat, passing the Aube taken possession of the village of Lanbrissel river; they took up a very strong rear

on his deft. guard position at Lesmont with their right,

I have the satisfaction of reporting to and extending belind the Voire:-Disposi- your lordship, that a detachment from the tions were made to attack it with the corps corps of General D'Yorck, took possession of the Prince Royal of Wirtemberg, and

of Vidry ou the 5th. Generals Wrede and Guilay, and there was

General D’Yorck, as I have already in. asharp fire all this morning on this spot; forned your lordship, attacked and den but the day was so very unfavourable, and feated the rear guard of the corps of Marthe fall of snow go excessive, the troops sial adanald's army at Chaussee on the could make no progress.

5th. On the same day General D’Yorck In the mean time Field-Marshal Prince pursued the enemy to tie gates of Chalons, Schwartzenberg has made his arrangements and bombarded the town. Marshal Macfor the pursuit of the enemy, who have re

donald entered into a capitulaiion for the tired on Vitry, Troyes, and Arcis.

evacnation of the place, which he etrected Dispatches from Lord Burghersh. on the morning of the 6th, retirmg with

Bar sur Aubre, Feb. 2. his army, composed of the corps under his My LORD,-In continuation of my re immediate orders, and of those of Generals port of yesterday, I have this day to an Sebastiaui and Arighi, to the left bank of mgunce to your lordship the retreat of the the Marne.

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Public Afairs in February. [March 16 Chalons sur Saone has been captured by both the general good and your own bap the Austrians ; General Le Grand was as- piness.” sembling a French force at that place; the Believing such to be the excellent sen. Prince of Hesse Hombourg directed it to timents of Alexander, how deeply is it be attacked, some gnns were captured in to be deplored that he was induced to the town. General Le Grand retired upon join Prussia in her attack on France in the road to Lyons, where Marshal Auge- 1806, to obtain the cession of the King l'eau has collected a force of about four of England's Electorate of Hanover thousand men. | General Bubna occupies an extent of the French crossing the Rhine, and has

which claim of Prussia was the cause of country from near Grenoble on his left, by Bourg his centre, from the environe of since led to the deaths of nearly two milMaçon on his right.

liong of men in the field of battle, and im The advanced guard of General Wrede the ruin of many of the finest countries has this day followed the retreat of the in Lurope! enemy as far as Les Granges, on the road to Nogent. Several hundred prisoners The following has been published as have been taken since the enemy evacu. an abstract of the contents of the treaty ated the town of Troyes.

which Napoleon concluded with Fere

dinoud. It is dated Valency, Dec. 11; Address of his Majesty the EMPEROR of

1813, and is comprised in fifteen arti. RUSSIA to his Forces.

cles. Some of thein relate to the in.

Basie, Feb. 1. “Soldiers!— Your courage and your disa dependence of Spain, and the restitution cipline have brought you from the Oka to

of Ferdinand. The places occupied by

the French are the Rhine, and the same qualities shall still

to be restored in their lead yon onward. Having now passed the present state.-Ferdinand engages to Rhine, we have entered on a country maintain the integrity of Spain in all her against which we are to wage an obstinate possessions, particularly in those of Purt war. Already have we delivered our na. Mahon and Ceuta.--The English and tive soil, and restored to freedom the

French troops are to evacuare the Pes greatest part of subjagated Europe; what ninsula at the same time.--Napoleon yet remains to perfect that which we have

and Ferdinand agree to maintain the undertaken is the acquisition of peace. maritime rights of Europe, as they were Our desire is, that tranquillity may be regained by every nation, and that each State they existed in 1791.-All the Spaniards

settled by the treaty of Utrecht, and a may be re-established in its former happy attached to Joseph are to be restored to government; that in all countries the ge. neral welfare of the people, and the service

their country. The garrison of Pampeof God, may be promoter, and that arts, Jung, together with all prisoners at Care manufactures, and commerce, may again diz, Corunna, &c. to be restored. Fero flourish. Tliisit our wish, and to attain it dinand to pay bis father and mother we have prolonged the war. When the thirty millions of rials annually; and at enemy invaded our territories, his crimes the death of the father, two millions of occasioned to us nuch misery, but thewrath france to be continued to the mother... of God lias visited lim. Do not let us

A treaty of commerce between France imitate his example, but let us forget the and Spain, similar to that which existed sufferings we liave endured from his en

before 1794, to be concludert. mity, and extend towards him the band of friendship and the olive of peace. The effulgence of Russian glory will be conspi• from Lieutenant General Sir G. Prevost,

Dispatches have been this day received crious in such a conquest over ourselves as well as our eveny. The religion that we Bart. addressed to Earl Bathurst, one of cherish in our hearts commands us to for his Majesty's principal secretaries of give our enemies, and to do good to them that persecute us. soldiers I am firmly Head-quarter's, Montreal, Dec. 12, 1813. persuaded, that hy your proper behaviour MY LORD,—Having had the honour le in an enemy's country, you will gain the report to your Lordship, on the 30th of affections of those whom you conquer by October and the 15th of November last, your valour. Remember, that by tempen the affairs which took place between lijn rance and discipline, and Christian love, Majesty's forces and the American armies, you will best promote the end we have in led on by Major-General Hampton, and view, which is universal peace. I am sa. Major-General Wilkinson, I have now the tisfied that you will dutifully obey all the satistaction to intorm yonr Lordship, that regulations that shall be made for the di- the signal defeats experienced by the enetection of your conduct, since you must be my on the Chateauguay river, in Lower eonvinced that they lave fer their motive, Canada, and PER Chrysler's Farm, iu. Up

CANADA.

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per Canada, have relieved both Provinces shortiy after the severe lesson l'is vanity, from the pressure of the armies invading lad received from the corps of observatioing them, and have obliged the divisions of operated so powerfully as to induce him to General Hampton and General Wilkinson commence a precipitate retreat from our to retire to their own territory, and seek shore to St. Kesis, and up the Saluuoo for winter quarters, under circumstances river, aid to abandon lus avowed project 80 highly disadvantageous as to have pro of passing his winter in Montreal. duced in both of them discontent, deser

I liave the linear to be, &c. tion, and disease.

(Signed) GEORGIE PREVOST. The well-timed appearance of a small The Gaaette als) Collins Coluni icgalar force in General Wilkinson's freut, ray’s report to Major. Gen. Vincent, of which I had pushed forward from the Co his having taken p:!5>C5570137 of Fort çeau de Lac, to support and give confixience George, at Nagarin, un the 12th of Dec to the Glengarry and Stormont militia,very cember, 1813, toi opposun.

INCIDENTS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, IN LONDON,

MIDDLESEX, AND SURREY. With Bingraphiscel Memoirs of distinguished Churacters recently deceased. A

GENTLE thaw having in the begix. view of the building for this month, whick I ning of this month brought vast bas siuce been adopted as a temporary masses of floating ice and snow own the Custoni Tlouse, tilt the new one is finishev. Thames, the whole accumulated in one

MARRIED. eompact body, between London and Black, At Thames Ditton, the Hon. and Rer. friar's bridges, so that on the return of ihe F. P. Buuverie, third son of the Earl of frost, that part of the Thames became firm Ratuor, to Eliza, youngest daughter of the and united. In consequence, for many late Sir R. J. Sullivan, bärt. of Thames w.uys, booths were erected on the ice, and Ditton. thousands of people passed in all direc R. Best, of Mereworth, 10 Harriet Read, tions, and parkook of the visual 2!usentents second daughter of the late Lent.-Col. A. of a fair. The separation of the niasses, R. of the niadras establishment. after a few days, occasional sone acci at tainmersmith Church, Wr. T. Mat: dents, but fewer than might have been ex thews, ot Bristol, 10 Miss Kug, of Hampected from the hardihood of many, and mersmith Terrace. the numerous interstices which always at West Clandon, W. Lane, esq. of Send, presented themselves between the ice. near Gudjord, to Miss Pinwn, of Clandon. Above Blackfriar's bridge, and below Mr. Long. jun. of Bisham Park, Berks, London bridge, there was no union of the to Miss Westbrooke, of Stubbings. masses.

J. C. Herries, esą. the Commissary in About six o'clock on Saturday morning, Chief, 10 Miss S. Dorington, of Queenthe 14th, the vast pile of building of the square. Caston House was discovered to be on tire, C. Kent, esq. of Frilham, to Miss Parand in a few hours it was totally consumed, meter, of burghi

. together with all its contenis, including Licut. C. S. Ricketts, R. N. to Miss books and papers of every description. Eliz. Sophia Aubry, only daughter of the About eight v'clock tlie fire had made such late Col. T. A. rapid progress, that all aitempts to save the Mr. J. Gray, of Westham, brewer, to building were given up, and the firemen Lydia, youngest daughter of J. Shcars, esq. directed their attention to the warehouses of Kenwngton, opposite. About half-past vine au explosion At Totlenituill, G. P. Holt, esq. of that of yun-powder took place, which was heard place, 1o Charlotte Elizabeth, second dangh. and felt ten miles. The fire continued to ter ot M, Wharton, esy. of Edmonton. burn with unabated fury till the interior of Mr. C. E. Burge, second son of G. B. the Custom House was consumed. Of the a esq. of Upper Ciaptou, to Misy Cockell, of mount of property lost, no conjecture can be Dalston. forined, but it must have been immense. Va R. Grocli, of Aldermanbury, M.D. 1a rious causes are assigned as to the origin of Saralı, third daughter of L. Travers, esų. this calamity; bnt there does not appear to of shirley. ve any reason to suppose that it was other Mr. J. Chamberlin, of the Park, Pecki, than accidental. The first Custom House ham, iu Miss K. F. Hayward, ut' Fingest built in London, was in 1559; it was burnt House. down in 1718, aud rebuilt the same year, The Rev. W. Wodsworth, rector of St. We think it somewhat remarkable, that we Peter's, Sandwich, to Miss Barrow, (laugim should have presented our readers with a ter of s. E. esy. of jermyn-sireet, St. view of the vew one in our last Magazine; James's ad it so bappens, that wę bad prepared a Mr. Hewitt, c.q. surgron, af Norfolk

street,

170 Marriages and Deaths in and near London. [March 1, street, Strand, to Miss M. Bryan, fourth At Turnham-green, 73, Mrs. Secar, wife daughter of Mr. W. Bryan, låte of Hadlow. of T. S. esq.

Mr. C. Barnes, of Hampton Wick, to At Sydenham, the Reo. W. Langford, Miss H. Jukes, of Mere.

D.D. one of the Canons of Windsor, and The Rev. Henry Moore, nephew to the Fellow of Eton College. Marquis of Drochesla, to Lucy, youngest In Green-street, 14, Margaret, yonngest daughter of the late Dr. Cuirie, of Liver- daughter of J. H. Durand, esq. of Woodcot pool.

Lodge. Archier Newton Pottel, esq. to Elizabeth, At Mortlake, 84, C. King, esq. daughter of Mr. Thomas Atkinson, of In St. John's.p'áce, Wandsworth Road, Backbarrow.

33, Mr. R. Smith, late of Kingston. Henry Peters, esq. eldest son of Henry At Chertsey, John Wightwick, jun. esq. P. esq. of Betchworth Castle, to Caroline sincerely lamented. Mary Sasannali, daughter of J. Campbell, At Holyporr, 69, Charles Boura, esejos esq. of Liston-hail, master in chancery. much respected in his neighbourhood.

Capt. G. W. Willes, of bus M.S. Bacchus, Mr. Neale, of St. Paul's church-yard, 74. to A. E. Lacon, danghter of Sir E. L. of an eminent giass and china mannfacturer. Yarmouth.

M'. W. Jacobs, of Portland-street, and T. Clutterbuck, esq. of Bradford Leich, Havering, Essex, 73. to Henrietta, eldest daughter of David Ri Ms. Dichry, widow of the late W. cardo, esq. of Upper Brookc-street, Dichey, esq. of Hendon, Middlesex, 71.

W. L. Rogers, esq. of Lincolns Inn, to The Rev. B. Grisuale, D.D. chancellor Georgiana Louisa, eldest daughter of G. of the diocese of Carlisle, rector of CaldDaniell, esq. of Lincoln's Inn lields. beck and Bowness, and prebeudary of

C. Farebrother, esq. of Beaufort Build. Noi wich, 68. ings, to Miss Eliza Broadhurst, of Ken In Woodstock-street, the Rev. C. R, pington.

Herbert, rector of East Woodhay; brother Mr. Wall, of Turnham Green, to Miss to the late Earl of Carnarvon. Wells, of Hammersmith.

At Stratford-grove, Miss A. Hill, W. Dunn, esq. of the Stock Exchange, to At Fulham, 73, Mrs. Sharp, widow of Piss Pearson, of Haherdasher's Ho.Hoxton. the late W. Sharp, esq.

The Right Hon. Charles Arbuthnot, M.P. In Foley-place, at a very advanced age, to Miss Harriet, youngest daughter of the General R. Dundus, colonel of the 8th regilate Hon. Henry Fare.

ment of foot, and governor of Duncannon The Right Hon. Thomas Wallace, M.P. Fort, Ireland. to the Right Hon. Jane Viscomtess In Camou-row, Westminster, John Melville.

Mr. G. Lathem, of his majesty's house At Juniper Hall, Surrey, on the 26th of hold, to Miss Charlotte Reail, of Grosvenor January last, 80, J. IFarrell, esy, formerly Place.

of the island of Barbadoes. Jolin K. Powditch, esq. of Camber W. Bechley, esy. late of Fort street, Spiwell, to Miss Char. Hirst, of Chelsea. talfields, and of Maryland Point, Essex, 68. DIED.

In South Audley-street, 78, the Rev. IV. Aged 73, the Rev. Dr. Duncan, late mi. Garstang', 46 year's one of the chaplains of nister of the Scots Church, Peter-street, the Portugueschapel Royal,in this country. Golden-square.

At Trevereux, Limpstield, Mr. R. San. At Epsom, 64, J. S. Whiling, esq. dilund, 75.

In Sackville-street, Mrs. Grant, wife of J. Smith, esq. eldest son of T. Smith, J. L. G. esq. of Farnborough Hill.

esq. of Stoke Newington, Middlesex. He
At Gloucester Terrace, Whitechapel, 56, had for some years been British Charge
in consequence of her clothes taking fire, d'Affaires at Sardinia.
Mary, the wite of Mr. J. Ball.

At East Peckham, the Rev. Mr. Mitchell
Mrs. Hilliaril, the wiie of E. H. esq. of curate.
Cowley Honse, near Uxbridge.

At Sndbury, near Harrow, 95, Mrs. J.
In Mortimer-street, Mrs. Markhum, re. Moore, of the Queen's lousehold.
Lict of the late Archbishop of York.

Mirs. Street, wife of Thomas Street, esq-
Aged 90, the Rev. P. Debary, vicar of and daughter of the late Rev. Archdeacon
Hurstborn Tarrans, Hants, and of Bar- Riding.
kage, Wilts.

In Gray's Inn, W. Lyon, esg.
Aged 58, E. Williams, esq. of Upper In Saville-row, London, 71, General Sir
Berkeley-street, Portman-square, Commis. T. Trigge, K.B. Lieutenant-general of the
sioner of Hackney Coaches, Hawkers, &c. Ordnance.
and formerly major in the 32d regt.

In King's-square, Bristol, Richard Ivya Lady Maria Hamilton, eldest surviving leaf, esq. daughter of the Marquis of Abercorn. At Brighton, 84, Sir Richard Neare, bart.

At Staines, Emma, the daughter of S. of Dagnam Park, a considerable and Atkins, esq.

wealthy merchant, and many years a diAt Twickenham, 50, Miss M. Wielas, rector of the Bank of Englando

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In Cheyre Walk, Chelsea, James Neild In Somerset-street, 63, Thomus Greene eeq. one of his Majesty's justices of the wood Fothergill, 34. peace for the counties of Buckingham, In Austin Friars, Dr. William Suuit, late Kent, Middlesex, and the city and liberty of the army medical establishment. of Westminster, Treasurer to the Society In Smithi's Square West, 35, Mr. Archia for the Relief of Persons confined for sinail bald Mac Gorgun, late of the Carole Debts, and a gentleman well known for his and Doris frigates. 'ÀCTIVE BENEVOLENCE in visiting all the Jumes Phillipson, esq. of Owen’s-place, prisons in this country, and doing every Islington. thing in his power to alleviate the distresses At bis chambers, Clifford's In!, Jolie of their wretched inhabitants. We can Whitfield, t8q. many years a performer on speak of his worth in this respect, from the London theatres, and touh not iile personal knowledge, and can aver, that no

first in the mirroic art, was always respecto man since Howard has, in attention to able, and through life was esteemed in the prisons, merited more highly the public character of an honest than. esteem and gratitude. He doubtless did In Alfred place, Bedford-square, Wm. much good, and more may be expected to Alexander, esq. late of the island of St. result from his labours ; but he experienced Vincent's. many mortifications from the indifference In Jermyn-street, 60, W. Cooper, esq. of his contemporaries, or the universal cor

He had filled a situation in the Excise Of. ruption of the departmeuts of the admini. fice between 40 and 50 years. stration which he zealously laboured to In Portman Place, Paddington, Mr.Wilo reform. His experience proved, what re- ding, of New Bond-sireet. quired little proof, that no part a stream Suddenly, 64, Mr. T. Willett, of Penton can be pure which is muddy at the source, Place, Walworth. In London-street, Feochurch-street, 76,

Anna Maria, eldest daughter of the Bishop Daniel Nantes, esą.

of Sodor and Maun. At Kensington, Frances, relict of James lu Cannon-low, ll'estminster, Jolin Dawes, Unwin, esq. of Wotton Lodge.

esq. At his lodgings in Oxford street, te be. At Kensington, Trunues, wife of F. Magbevolent Francois Comte D'Albignac, bishop niac, esą. of Angouleme, in France, and one of the In St. James's Place, 34, Eliza, the wife almoners of Louis XVI. He emigrated to

of W. Dacres Adams, esq. this country at the commencement of the Aged 61, Mrs. Hooper, relict of the late French Revolution,

Jas. H. esq. of Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, In Carmarthen-street, Lieutenant-Colonel whiose death we nouced in our last. Aubrey, formerly M.P. for Wallingford, Aged 80, Mr. Peter Vincent, of Wardour. and only brother of Sir J. Aubre” vart. street, Solo. M.P. He was an inspecting fic doficer Nes. Murdoch, of Ham Place, Sloane. for Oxfordshire, and one of the odest street, Chelsea. majors in his Majesty's service, having been Mrs. E-iz. Luvenu, wife of Mr. L. L. muappointed to that rank the 7th of June, sic-selier, New Bond-street.

1782. At the battle of Bunker's hill, in At his son's, Graftoli-street, 66, Mr. C. America, in 1775, he commanded a com- Ruy, of Wigton. pany in the 17th regin:ent of foot, and was Ai Park place, Camberwell Grove, sinone of the few officers present in that san- cerely lamented by her tamiy and triennis, guinary action, who escaped without being 65, A7 s. Burber, tlie wife of Mr. B. wounded.

At Clapham, 22, Mr. Samust Arehuale In the 22d year of her age, Surah, the Beddomu. beloved wife of George Buckton, jm, of At an advanced age, Mrs. Ray, of RusDoctor's Commons, proctor, to nhom she sell House, Stieaiham. was married only in August last. She pos lurriett, wite o: Henry Richmond, esq. sessed every virtue that adorns the good at his house in John-street, Bediord-row. while living, and was loved hy all who Driss Clarke, only daughter of the late knew her: and dead, she is by all sincerely, Esna C. esq. of Sarlier's Hall. though unavailingly, deplored ::

In Jubilee Place, Chelsea, Geo. Feagan, move that plant to a soil more congenial esq. many years secouet clerk in the Secre for it."

tary's Office, Chelsea Hospital. Ia Bernard-street, of an apoplectic fit, Mrs. Fleming', wife of Richard F. esq. Francis Rivers, esq.of Spring Gardens. of the Terrace, Tottenham Cowt Road.

John Wightwick, jun. csg. of the Inner At her house in St. James's Place, the Tenple, and younger son of John Wight. Countess of Lucau, mother to the present wick, csq. of Sandgale, near Chertsey. Countess of Spencer.

Mujor O'Neil, of the 9th regiment, and At Brighton, Mr. Bearcroft, widow of assistant quarter-master general to the the late ilon. Edward Bearcrofi, chief forces.

justice of Chester, In Belgrave-place, 82, Alex. Yeates, esq. At Punico, IIr. Hilljam Stukcman.

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