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to treat, which are relied upon in the French both Switserland and Genoa have given Official Noce; the personal dispositions which themselves new rulers, and in some re. are said to prevail for the conclusion of Peace, specis, a new form of government. and for the future observance of treaties; the
GREAT-BRITAIN. power of ensuring the effect of those diípofi
One of the chief objects of the British tions, fuppofing them to exist; and the so-cabinet, for some time past, appears to lidity of the system newly established, after have been an union with Ireland; and it fo rapid a fuccetion of revolutions--All these seems extremely probable, from some reare points which can be known only from that test to which his Majesty has already re
cent debates in the lifter kingdom, that ferred them the result of experience, and this event will speedily take place, and the evidence of facts.
that too with far greater facility than was With that lincerity and plainness which at first suspected. his anxicty for the re-establishment of peace The Chouans are said to have lately reindispensably required, his Majesty has point- ceived a supply of arms, money, and mied out to France the surest and speedieft litary stores from this country, so that, in means for the attainment of that great ob case of a renewal of hostilities, which the ject. But he has declared in terms equally lait mails consider as inevitable, the insura explicit, and with the same lincerity, that he entertains no desire to preferibe to a fo- gents are likely to make a more sturdy de.
fence than before. reign nation the form of its Government.
The late gallant action performed by That he looks only to the security of his own dominions and of Europe, and that when- Capt. Hamilton, can scarcely be paralleled ever that essential object can in his judgment even in the naval annals of this kingdom. be, in any manner whatever, sufficiently pro
« The honour of my country, and the vided for, he will eagerly concert with his glory of the British navy," says he, “ were Allies the means of immediate and joint ne- Itrong inducements for me to make an ai. gotiation, for the re-establishment of general tempt to cut out, by the boats of his Matranquillity.
jelty's ship under my command, his Ma. To these declarations his Majesty steadily jelly's late ship Hermoine, from the harbour adheres; and it is only on the grounds thus of Porto Cavallo, where there are about ftated, that his regard to the safety of his fubjects will suffer him to renounce that teries. This brave officer accordingly
200 pieces of cannon mounted on the bat.. fyftem of vigorous defence, to which, under
boarded her with a body of chosen men to the favour of Providence, his kingdoms owe
the nuinber of 50, while the remainder in the security of those blessings which they now
the boats cut the cables, the English frienjoy. (Signed)
gate coming down at the same time. The
forecastle was carried without much diffiDowning-street, Jan. 20, 1800.
culty; the quarter-deck, however, dir.
puted the point during a quarter of an The military affairs of France, notwith. hour ; but the main deck held out much ftanding the late brilliant actions on the longer, and a most dreadful carnage en. part of Generals Biune, Massena, and St. sued; nor was it before both cables had Cyr, do not wear a very favourable as- been cut, fail made on the hip, and the pect.
boats sent a-head to tow, that the main The army of the Rhine appears to be in deck could be secured. Lastly, the enemy a deplorable situation; that of Italy is now retreated between decks, and continued confined to Genoa and the adjacent coun- firing till their ammunition was all extry, where it maintains itself by the odious pended ; and it was then, and then only, system of requisitions; while, it we were to that they demanded quarter! eredit pretended letters from Egypt, the On the other hand two of our frigates, troops there are reduced to a state of inex. · forming part of Commodore Blanket's presible distress and despondency. Pofte- squadron in the Red Sea, have failed in an rior accounts, however, announce no less attempt on El Cofir. than three great victories in that quarter. We have already mentioned under the In respect to internal affairs, it appears from head “ France," the diplomatic intercourse the last mails that the embargo on neutral that has taken place between the new Goyeffets has been taken off, and that Bona- vernment of that country and our own, parte has fuppreslat a prodigious number relative to a peace. It is confidently ará of newlpapers by a new effort of authority, serted, that a fresh fubsidiary treaty has and only permitted those under his own im- been concluded between the courts of St. mediate influence to be publifhed !! James's, Vienna, and Peterfburg ; that
No less than two of her allies have a large body of Suabians is to be taken imitated France in her late revolution, and into our pay, and that the war will be
renewed with redoubled violence in the with France, or once more try the hazard turmg
ous game of war, with a far better pro' In ihe mean time the parliament has fpect of success than before. In the mean again miel, an inquiry has been intimated tire, as likely to take place, relative to the
RUSSIA, laze failure in Holland, and if the offers which has hitherto acquired nothing by of peace be not finally liftened to, new the contest, but the titular dignity of grand taxes must be deviled for carrying on the master of Malta for its sovereign, Teens war.
more anxious however to open the came Our ally,
paign, having adjusted the recent differences THE EMPEROR OF GERMANY, with the houle of Austria, relative to the Has lately obrained poffeffion of Man. treatment of Suwarrow in Switzerland. heim, and gained leveral advantages on The emigrants are accordingly completing the banks of the Rhine. This prince, their battalions, in consequence of orders who at the beginning of the contest, leemed from the cabinet of Petersburgh; and the likely to be stript of a large portion of his allied courts after fich a series of disapdominions, and reduced to a power of the pointments, and so many years of undefecezd order, has acquired extensive domi- cisive warfare, do not yet despair to be nions in Italy; and is enabled in conse- able to make an impression, on the iron que ce of a series of lucky occurrences, frontier of France ! estber to conclude an advantageous peace
INCIDENTS, AND MARRIAGES AND DEATHS IN AND NIAR LONDON.
THE directors of the West-India Dock 241b. of onions ; 81h, of falt; 10 oz. of Company have given notice, that they are black pepper. Potatoes may be added, and Ready to receive Tenders for excavating the the quantity of pease and barley reduced. Wet-India Docks in the Ife of Dogs. The The boiler in which the soup is made, quantity to be excavated in the first instance, must be nearly filled with water before the amounts to upwards of forty acres.
other ingredients are put in; and it must be At an especial court of aldermen, held filled up with boiling water in the morning, January 8th, on the subject of the present to make up tor evaporation in the night, Ligh price of bread, the Lord Mayor stated, during the whole of which the soup is kept that he had consulted the Recorder upon this fimmering; the fire being damped the last orgent occafion; and it was his decided opi. thing in the evening, to prevent its going out., nion, that the act of the 13th of the King, The Puit-Horse Duty was lately fold by cap. 62. is in full force. The Recorder have auction, at the Crown and Anchor, for the inz confirmed this, it was then moved and three years ensuing at 14,000l. per annum, carried unanimoufiy, “ 1. That to economise more than the amount of the Past three the expenditure of wheaten four, it is ne.. years! celfary to enforce the provisions of the act of A new road is projected to Windfor, which 13 George III. c. 62. and secondiy, that the is to turn off at the 16 mile stone, pats through Lord Mayor be directed to give the neceflary Hiorton, and terminate oppofite the Park Gate orders for an application to the quarter fc1 at Froymore. The faving will be nearly tors for that purpose.” The first of these two miles between London and Windfor. resolutions has been since oprosed by counsel, Government on December 23d, through o the part of the bakers vi the metropolis; the Duke of Portland, addrefled a circular bot it appears to be the intention of the city letter to the Lords Lieutenants of counties, magiftrates, to carry it into execution, and reminding them, that justices in Quarter-in this they have been followed by the ma feflions are empowered to direct, that no finer giftrates of the county of Middlesex. bread ihall be made than Standard Wheaten,
We are induced to give place to the fol to be composed of four without any mixture kring receipt for making Soup, as practiced or division, but containing three-fourths of 2 the loup establishment in Spital-fields; in the weight of the wheat, the bran or hull the hope, that it may be useful to many so- only being omitted; whereas, in the species cieties and individuals, who are about to form of fine white bread now usually consumed, Ensilas establishments.
not more than 36lbs. of bread is produced Receipt for making one hundred gallons from bolbs. of four, being nearly one-fourth of Soap, at the expence of about idd per quart. less than the required quantity; and Rouest
-- ftones of beef, or 641b.; 16 tones of shins; ing their Lordships to recommend the enforce 461b, of peale; golb. of Scorch barley; ing. the provisions of the Act.
MONTILY MAo. No. 55.
On Thursday the gth, a General Court of At St. Mary-le-bone Church, John Smith, the Proprietors of the Bank of England was esy. of Finsbury-fquare, to Mis Tuckeling held to confider of the propriety of advancing eldest daughter of the late Lieutenant-Colonel tbree millions sterling to Government, for fix Tucker. years, witboui insarci, in confideration of tbe
. At Lambeth Church, Christopher Holland, rercwal of ibeir eborter. The propofition was esq. of the War-oßhce, to Mits Ireland, of opposed principally by Mefirs. Hoare, Sanfom, Kennington, Surry. and Durant, and fi pported by Lord Kinnaird, Clement Kirwan, esq. of Lime-ftr. to Miss and Meffrs. Brandon and Dent. On the ques. Man, niece to Francis Wadman,esq. of Northtion being put, it was carried in the affirma- street. Captain Poyson, in the service of the tive without a divilion.
India Company, to Miss Carter, only daughter On Thursday the 19th Mr. Abbott, a of J. Carter, efq. of Jamaica. broker, in Kingrand-road, went from his At Wandsworth, ). Menzies, of Kenhouse about eleven o'clock in the morning, nington, to Miss Gardiner, of Wandsworth. with an intention of attending a sale in the Mr. W. Bowley, of Highgate, to Miss M. neighbourhood of Finsbury-square, whence it Hate, of the same place. Lieut. Colonel appears he shortly returned home, and found Brad.raw of the 13th foot, to Miss Tomkins, his wife murdered! Her head was literally J S. Salt, ero. of Lombard-Utrect, banker, beat to pieces by a mailet, which lay by her; to Miss S. Stevenson. The Hon. and Rev. and her left ear was completely corn off ; not R. Hill, brother of Lord Berwick, to Miss witbftanding which the lived in a speechlers F. Owen, daughter of W. M. Owen, M. P. state till the ensuing Saturday, when the died; At St. Mary-le-bone Church, Capt. Robert, without having been able to afford a fingle Lambert, of the Navy, to Miss Pigou, daughtrace of discovery. From the circumstances ter of Francis Pigou, esq. of Wimpoleabove stated, it was thought neceffary to street. carry the husband before tlic Inquest, and from Ac St. Mary, Newington, Mr. Henry their report it was further judged expedient Gardiner, to Miss Read, both of Walthat an investigation should take place at the worth. Office in Worship-street. At the above exa At St. George's, Hanover-square, the Rey. mination it was related, that Mrs. Abbott, W. Brawn, rector of Horton, Bucks, to Miss wliile lying in the agonizing pain which such Stone, of Clarges-freet. a wound niuft invliet, uttered, in a sort of At St. John's, Westminster, Mr. Charles fcrcam, and with peculiar crophasis, “A Hills, of Southampton-ftreet, to Miss E. pot boy! a pot boy! a pot boy !' three times France, of Parlianient-street. fuccefiively, and with astoniting celerity; At Camberwell, George Raincock, esq. but upon being questioned, relapled into her to Miss Hewitt, of Dulwich. former ftate of intensibility.
At St. Martin's, Ludgate, Robert Ellwood, Married.] In Lime-ftreet, Mr. George esq. of Great Cosby, Cumberland, to Miss Hillyard, of Bath, to Miss Clement. Willson, of Banbury.
At Mary-le-bone Church, Mr. John Fly, At Walthamstow, Calton Manning, erą. of Croydon, to Mifs Rice, of Margaret-ftreet, of Swithin's-lane, to Miss Howard, of WalCavendish-Square.
thainstow. At St. Andrew's, Holborn, Wm. Cardale, Mr. Newbery, of Broad-street, to Miss jun. esq. of Bedford-row, to Miss Bennett, of Wellwood, of St. Swithin's-lane. Illir.gton.
At Lambeth Chapel, by fpecial Licence, At St. Margaret's, Mr. Cox, the melenger, the Rev. Robert Moore, third son of the to Miss Bikneil, of Hinton St. George, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Mifs Bell, of Somerset.
Workington, Northumberland, At Stoke Newington, Mr. Becj. Flower, At Tottenham, Edmund Larken, csq. of proprietor of the Cambridge Intelligencer, to Copthall-court, to Miis Greaves, of MarkMis Gould, of Dodbrook, Devonthire, lane.
At St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, At St. Paul's Covent-Garden, Fra. Verey, John Thomptun, efq. of New Bond-itreet, to efq. barrister at law, to Miss Lloyd, of Klits Lot, only diughter of Joseph Lon, ciq. Knighton, Radnorshire. Turgeon at Cole.
At Edmonton, Mr. Abernethy, of BedfordMajor Trant, of the Minorca regiment, to row, to Miss Threlíal, of Edmonton. Mits Horaagtur, Craven-Itreet.
At St. Ann's, Westminster, Mr. G. Russell, At St. George's, Hanover-square, Colonel of Oxford-street, to Miss March, of Bordon, Lake, of ch Guards; to Lady Graham. Kent.
At St. Mary-le-sone Church, John Finch At St. George the Martyr, Queen-square, Simpron, esq. only son of John Simp.on, efq. by the Rev. Rowland Hill, Mr. Jacobs, of of Launde-Ahor, Leicestershire, to Miss Du. Great James-itreet, Bedford-row, to Miss carel, daughter of Gerard Guitavus Ducarel, Tay, or Withall, near Birmingham. eiq. of Exmouth, Devon.
Died.] In the prime of their lives on the At St. Olave Jewry, the Rev. Mr. first day of the new year, and the anniver. Guillebaud, of Spitallquare, to Miss Lea, fary of their wedding-day, Wm. Stevens, doughter of R. Lea, efq. Old Jewry. farrier, of ,Blenbei:n Mews, Oxford-Street,
and his Wife. . The man was supposed to In Clarges-Areet, John Udny, esq. late šiave died in consequence of a violent blow his Majesty's Conful, at Leghorn he received in sparring with an acquaintance, At Old Brompton, Mrs. Godtard. but the Coroner's Inquest decided, that he At Stockwell, aged 71, Phillip Cox, efs. died a, natural death. They were both in- Mr. James Rowelwell, of the Public. terred at one time, and in one grave to- Office, Sladwell, gether.
Mr. Richard Robinson, linen-draper, Great Ac Ilington, aged 95, Mr. Tho. Smith, Marybone-treet. many years receiver of Christ's Hospital; Miss Ladbrooke, of Chiney-walk, Chelsea. and in the follo:ving week, Mrs. Mary Smith, Mr. James Dowding, of Basinghall-freet, his widow, aged 82.
aged 70. At her dughter's in Charlotte - street, Aç Hackney, in an advanced age, Mıs. Portland-Place, Mrs. Drew, aged 69. Cock, widow.
At Lumly Lodge, Richmond, Mrs. Elen. Ac Vauxhall, Miss. Wilson, niece of $. Bazett, wife of Major Bazett, azei 52. Wilson, efq. of that place.
Mr. Michael Powell, of Lime-street. In Duke-street, Manchester-square, S. F. At Richmond, Mrs. Ward, wiśc of Samuel Bancroft, efq. Ward, erg.
At Kingston, Mrs. Smith, aged 101. At Peckham, M. Stringer, cfq. of Monu- In Queen Ano-stree:, East, Lady Ameck, ment-şard.
relict of Adiniral Sir E. Affleck, Bart. Mrs. Frafer, wife of Simon Fraser, efq. In Wimpole-street, Sir Janies Napier, Knt. of King's Arms yard, Coleman-street. F. R. S. and F. A. S. aged 89.
Ac Greenwich, Mr Tho. Manning. In Fenchurch buidings, James Marget
At St. Albans, Richard Rose, esq. for- son, esq. merly of Charu, Somerset.
In Great Clarges-street, Tho. Smith, esq David Fraser, esq. late relident Commiffary In Tavistock-row, Covent-garden, aged 83, * Martinique.
Tho. Major, esq. eograver to his Majesty and Dr. Tho. Fowler, archbishop of Dublin, the Stamp-office primat. of Ireland.
In Little Moorfields, Mr. Edw. Lodder. In the Fleet Prifon, after a confinement A¢ Great Ealing, Thomas Fletcher, . 13 years, aged 70, Robert Hunt, esq. aged 70. .formerly of Ilchester. During the greateit In Bloomsbury-square, Mrs. Combe, wife : part of his imprisonment, he had been reduced of Dr. Combe. to the neceffity of supporting himself by che At Greenwich, Mr. Thomas Lambert, most menial offices. He was a man of aged 77. the best disposition, and most inoffensive In Leadenhall-street, the Rev. Dr. Geo. manners.
Hunt, a diffenting minister, aged 48.. Suddenly, at his apartments in Șt. John's- Mrs. Nisham, of Garlick-hill. square, the Rev. Dr. Warner, author of the In Portland Place, Tho. Fitzhugh, esg. work entitled, " Metronariston,” formerly a an East-India Director. popular preacher in London, and Chaplain to In Gate-ftreet, Lincoln's-inn fields, aged Earl Gower, when Ambassador at Paris. He go, Mrs. Huitswell, relict of the late counwas deservedly esteemed and respected by fellor Huitswell, of the Temple. a large circle of friends for his integrity and Mr. Charles Winchester, messenger to Earl many amiable qualities.
Spencer, at the Admiralty. la Han's-Place, Chelsea, Mrs. C. Camp- In John-street, Bedford-Row, John Le bell, widow of David Campbell, esq. ļate of Coy, esą. Tobago.
Mrs. Ann M.Lean, of Cecil-street CoffeeMrs. Springhall, wife of Mr. Nathaniel húsle. Springhall, of White-Hart court, Lombard- At Ilford, Mr. Rd. Glover, son of the Rev. ftreet.
Rd. Glover, of Dean's-yard, Westminster. in Somerset-Place, Mrs. Douglas, wife of Mr. Rd. Rowe, of Fleet-street, aged 67. William Douglas, esq.
At Spring-place, Kentish Town, Mrs. At Great Ealing, Mrs. Smyth, widow of Eliz. Hutchins, aged 26. J. P. Smyth, esq.
Mr. Ardron. of the General Poft Office, Mrs. Pregent, of Leicester-square. and clerk of the Bristol Road. Mrs. Smith, of Charlotte-row, Walworth. At Illington, Mrs. Margaret Thornhill.
AClapham, Miss Green, daughter of In Great Cheyne-Row, Chelsea, Mrs. Mr. Green, Goldímith, Ludgate-îtreet. Mary Bradley, aged go.
Mrs. Mazzinghi, wife of Mr. Mazzinghi, in Doctor's Commons, aged 71, Mrs. compofer of mutic.
Sarah Christian, widow, late of Pall-Mall, Mr. Trew Jegon, of White-lion Wharf, and mother to J. D. Saunder, efq. Lieutenant Upper Thames-itreet.
in the Second or Queen's regiment of Dragoon Mr. Cha. Edw, Whitehoafe, of the Cufiome Guards. She has palled through life in every House.
respect answçrable to her name, and the por
refred a fwectness of disposition; and an ur- the bright star in the constellation of editors banity of manners, that rendered her an and antiotators in which the names of object of love to all her friends and ac- Pope, Theobald, Rowe, Warburton, Johnquaintance.
fon, Capel, Wakefield, and Malone, are In the 75th year of ber age, Mrs. Pitt, conspicuous. Adorned with a versatility of who for 40 years performed with applause at talents, Mr. Steevens was eminent both by Covent-Garden Theatre as a comic actreis. his pen and bis pencil : with the one there was
In Aunt Deborali, in " Love in a Village,” nothing he could not compose, and with the and the Nurse in “ Romeo and Juliet," the other nothing he could not imitate so closely, was in.
as to leave a doubt which was the original, and In Lincoln's-inn-fields, Mrs. Nicol, mother which the eopy. But his chief excellence of Sir John Nicol, aged'74, in consequence lay in his critical knowledge of an author's of her cloaths having caught fire a few days text, and the best specimen of his great abibiprevious.
lities is his edition of Shakípcare, in which In Sloane-ftreet, Edward Saundars, esq. he has left every competitor far behind him; Lyte one of the council at Madras . Mrs. and even Johnson, could not walk by his Mary Turing, aged 63.
fide. It is to his own indefatigable industry, Sir Paul Pechell, Bart.
and the unremitting exertions of his Printer, In Grosvenor.Place, at a very advanced age, that we are indebted for the most perfect ediHugh Valence Jones, esq. comptroller-general tion of our immortal Bard, that ever came of the Customs.
from an English preis. In preparing each At his house in Clarges-ftreet, Piccadilly, edition of the Shakspeare, he is known to the Right Hon. Henry Lord Teynham. He have expended out of his own pocket, from is succeeded in his title by his only brother, one to two hundred pounds, in the purchase the Hon. John Roper.
of curious and illustrative books. Mr. Steevens In Park-Place, St. James's, Sir William was a man of the greatest perseverance in Musgrave, Baronet, f. A. S. and F. R. S. every thing he undertook; often constant, a trustee of the British Museum, formerly a but not always confiftent, as he would somecommissioner for his Majesty's Customs, and times break off his longest habits, without afterwards an auditor of the Public Accounts, any ostensible reason. He never took a pinch in both which situations he had exerted him of snuff after he lost his box in St. Paul's self with ability and attention; nor was he Church-yard, though it had been the custom less conversant in the several branches of li- of bis life, and he was much addicted to the terature and science; and though for many practice, and in the habit of making his meyears suffering great infirnrities of body, his morandums hy bits of paper in his box. He mind continued unshaken.
was rich in books and prints. He bought At Hoxton, Mr. William Theed, son of largely at Sir Clement Dormer's, where he the late William Theed, csq. formerly an got his Xenophon, worth 401. and upwards, eminent merchant at Bedford. He was a for twelve guineas. He had the second folio man of most unblemished character, and of a of Shakspeare, with notes, and alterations temper remarkably mild. In the early part of the scenes by Charles ll. in his own of his life, when the bosom is most suscepti- hard: he never would fit for his pi&ture; ble of the tender passio:is, he became ena- but had no objection to illustrate his own moured of a young lady the daughter of a Shakspeare with 1500 portraiis of all the clergyman, near Bedford, and whom he loved persons in the notes and text, of wliich he with the warmest enthusiasm ; but from some could make drawings, or procure engravings. diligreements in settling the preliminaries He had a happy memory richly stored, was a of their marriage between the parents, the very pleasant tête-à-tête companion, commumatch was unhappily broken off, and all nicative of his knowledge, but much too further intercourse between the lovers for- jealous of other men's; and his jealoudy bidden; a cruel mandate, that was borne by sometimes evinced itself in a way that borthe lady with coldness and indifference. dered upon malevolence. He received his The coldness of one whom he fo tenderly classical education at Kingston-upon-Thames, Joved, and the disappointment he experienced under the tuition of the kev. Rd. Wooddefon, when his hopes were in their zenith, had formerly of Magdelen College, Oxford; and so powerful an effect upon his fpirits, that father of R. Wcodacion, esq. late Vinerian his intellects became disordered ; and he was protefior in that univerlity. He was contemfor several years at intervals in a fate of porary at that school, which produced various insanity, which gaining upon him, he has literary characters of eminence, with Mr. for there lait ten year's been a melancholy Gibbon the historian. He was afterwards inhabitant of the receptacle for lunaties at admitted a Fellow-Commoner of King's-ColHoxton, where he died.
lege in Cambridge. [Some additional particuAt his house at Hampstead, aged 65, lars relative to Mr. Steevens will be gisa Gcorge štecvens, esq. one of the most va- iss our nex:.] Juable members of the literary world, and