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No: 7. On the necessity of a vigorous prosecution of the war, as the only security hereby
the power, liberties, and independence of this country can be preserved......

113
The means by which the war may be pursued, so as to consolidate our security.... ............. 114
Abstract of the act for enlarging the term, and altering the poweis of several acts, for the
maintenance and repair of the harbour of Dover.......
Essay on the Theory of Money, (continued.)......
Observations on the conduct of the late ministry ioward, our allics......... ................. 124
Juba's letter on the patriotism and quackery of "All the Talents.”.... ................... 132
Remarks on a pamphlet, entitled Thoughts on

the Catholic question.”. ................... 134
Admiral Berkeley order for searching the American frigate, Chesapeake....... ..... 138
Proclamation of the president of the United States, interdicting the admission of British
armed vessels into the har hours of the United States, and prohibiting the citizens from a ford-
ing them any aid

ibid, of peace between France and Russia, signed at Tuisitcn the 7oh July..

140 Note of Mr. Canning, secretary of State for foreign affairs, to prince Stahrember, the Austrian ainbassador, accepting, in his majesty's naine, of the proffered mediation of the emperor of Austria........

143 The Russian minister, M. de Budberg's note to the same effect, addressed to count Mcerteld, the Austrian ambassador .......

ibid. The new constitution of the duchy of Wars:W....... No. 8. The king's message to boih Houses of Parliament, with remarks thereon, and a retrospect of our forcign policy............

145 Thoughts upon our relations with America.......

152 Historical Digest of foreign affairs, since the peace of Tilsit..........

155 Essay on the Theory of Mouw- continued.)-On Exchange.........

157 Imperial Ukase, respecting E.,lish merchants..........

159 No.9. Historical Digest of foreign affairs-State of inodern France......

ReAccrions upon the treaties of Tilsit, and upon the present relative political powers of the
lare belligerents..............
: Remarks on the report of the Committee of the House of Commons on West India affairs,

shewing that the islands may be supplied from the British settlements in North America....... 168
Essay on the Theory of Money-(continued.)...........

169 Report of the Committee of the House of Commons, on the commercial state of the West Ingia colonies, ordered to be printed, Aug. 8, 1807.........

172 The Tyrani's speech to the deputies of the French legislative body, &c. Aug. 17.............. 175

Spirited answer of the Prussian court to the Austrian offer of Mediation.......
No. 10. Of the policy suited to the exigencies of the Times.........

177 Memoir, containing a plan for ascertaining, at stased periods, our national rescuices and papulation.........

181 Historical Digest of foreign affairs-Defence of the expedition against Denmark — The conduct of our government contrasted with that of the tyrant, in the subversion of the Venetian republic.........

185 Proclamation of the king of Denmark, declaring war against England, Aug. 16 ...

............. 191 Proclamation issued, August 16, at Zealand, by adıniral Gambier and lord Cathcart, explanatory of the mo:ives of the British governinent in demanding the temporary deposit of the Danish navy.............:

ibid. No. 11. Of the justice and policy of our expedition to Denmark......................

193 Memorial of the English merchants in Russia to lord Douglas, concerning the renewal of the treaty of commerce with that country...........

194 Essay on the Theory of Money--(concluded................

....... 196 Addresses of the French legislative body and tribunate to the tyrant, on the 4th of August... 200 Report of Cretet, the French minister of the interiour, on the state of the French empire, August 24......... Order of council for preventing vessels from clearing out for any of the parts of Denmark, and for laying a general embargo on Danish vessels, Sept. 2.......

204 Nore from the Swedish minister to Mr. Canning, announcing the blocade of the rivers Peene and Oder, and all the ports of Swedish Pomerania, by the navil forces of his Swedish majesty......

.........ibicho Official dispatches froin admiral Gambier and lord Cathcart relative to the operations of ihe army and navy in Zealand.... The king of Denmark's circular notice to the duchy of Holstein, for the sizuie of English goods, Aug. 19..............

208 No. 12. Reflections upon the evacuation of South America---its causes anl consequences... 209

Thoughts on the impending fate of Portugal, and the policy which weshould pursue in
order to secure the Portuguese navy, and to assist the removal of the cour to Brazil......... 216
Manifesto of the viceroy of Peru, on the capture of Buenos Ayres by the English......... 222
General Whitelocke's disgusting official dispatch of the plan of his attackof Buenos Ayres,
and of his defeat, and disgraceful capitulation to evacuate the whole coninent of Spanish
America, after had beaten the enemy, together with admiral Murray’ dispatches, and
articles of the capitulation........

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224 Declaration of the court of Denmark against England...........

234 Further official details of the operations before Copenhagen, and of the surrender of the city, arsenals, and feet........

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No. 13. Historical Digest of foreign affairs – The capture of the Danish fleet, its causes and

probable consequences.......

Further considerations relative to Portugal, and an historical sketch of the perilous con-
dition of that country in 1762...

346

Thoughts on West-India affairs, and on the iniluence of fanatic preachers there............... 250

Official account of lieut.col. con. John Greyhairs, of the sporting expedition to the neigh-

bourhood of Ipswich...........

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Ode on the genius of Britain......

Letter from a planter in Jamaiu, stating the distresses of that island............................ 254

Letter from the same quarter by it niethodist, who signs bimset Veritas, exhibiting the

groans of the saints, and enclosing a judicious act of the legislature of Jamaica, to prevent

methodistical vagabonas from preaching without being duly qualified by law...............

Admiral Gambier's order for the blockade of Sira'sund.......

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Official details of the operations before Copenhagen, and loru Cathcart's journal......

Spanish correspondence respecting general Peresford.......

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Dutch decree against English commerce......

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No. 14. Historic i Digest of foreign affairs-Stedfast perseverance of the king of Sweden in

the public cause-Fallen an 1 pitcous coudiuion of the king of Prussia--politics of Austria,

and of Russia........

273

Refutation of the arguments contained in a pamplet, entitled, “ Observations on the pre-

sent state of India, and on sir Philip Francis's letter to lord Howi k.”.

277

His majesty's Declaration relative to ihe expedition in the Baltic......

281

Address of en Caciques from the Pampus of Buenos Ayres to the Cabildo of that city,

promising their co-operativ against th: British forces.....

283

The Publicista of Buenos dits total Bere,furd.......

284

Dutch decree, enjoining a rigchillánc wotal exclusion of al intercourse with Great Britain 285

No.15. Further considerations respecting the expedition to Denmark, and the evacuation of

Zealand recommended.......

289

Obervations on the Dut n decree again t British commerce..

295

Analytical review of a publication, entitled, AReply to the Strictures of tne Ldinburgh

Review, on the foreign policy of Alarquis Wellesley's administration in India, &c. by

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, esq.”

je cream... 296

Address from the commission of the new government of War to the tizens............ 504

No 16. Historical Digest of foreign affairs-Thoughts on the Prussian ensiva ai our com-

merce, and on the necessity of the immediate cultivation w. our waste and conmon lands,

to supply the d:ficit in the importation froin the Baltic; and on the pipriety of my ing

greater attention to our fisheries...

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Prussian affairs.

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Politics of Russia..

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State of Turkey.........

316

Danish orders respecting the conduct to be observed, during the present war, rei.divano

English goods, and persons de ined...........

Prussian proclamation against British commerce........

320

No. 17. Considerations on our disquíe with America, and a copy of admiral Berkeley's pro-

mise pardon to deseriers on their rejoining their ships......

321

Letter from an anonymous correspondent, on the iews of Russia...........

Atpcdotes of ihe late Mr. Pitt......

327

Turkish proclamation on the late revo'ution at Constantinople...........

Proclamation of the emperor Alexander on the peace of Tiisit........

331

Treaty of Armistice between Russia and the Portc.....

Decree of the emperor Alexarid r, respecting the ingress and egress of foreigners........... 333

Oficial report of the Russian admiral Suavin, relative to the actions of the 11th of May,
and 19th of June, bedw en the Russia and Turkish squadrons........

ibid,

His majesty's proclamation of Oct. 16, for recal.ing and prohibiting seamen from serving

foreign princes and states.......

335

No. 1S. Further considerations on the dispute with America......

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Analytic review of a pamphlet, entitled, “ The Crisis, by the author of Plain Facts; or,

a Review of the conduct of the late ministers.".

339

Of the benevolent internal a 'ministration of lord Wellesley in India..
Proceedings of the court-martial, holden in Halifax harbour, for the trial of Jenkin Ratford,

for mutiny, desertion, and contempt.....

347

No. 19. Pacific Observations on the cry for peace in the north of England............... 353

Letier from Raleigh on the concessions to neutrals, and the ruinous consequences which

have resulted from the infaluated adherence to the new system........................

Letter from T. L. on the reception of Louis XVIII..............

Amicus to the editor of the Satirist................

Poetical address to Britons, by Britannicus.................

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ibid.

Further official dispatches from admiral Gambier and lord Cathcart, relative to the expedirion

against Denmark..

Provisional

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government of the

20 Islands in the Adriatic.....

No. 20. Historical Diges

Observations on the

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Remarks on general Whitelocke's plan of operations againsi Buenos Ayres......... 377

Order of his majesty in council, for making reprisals against Denmark.....

Order of his majesty in council, for general reprisals against the sbips, goods, and inhabitants

of Tuscany, Naples, Ragusa, the Seven Islands, and all other places in the Mediterranean and

Adriatic seas, occupied by, or in alliance with, France........

381

Official note of his majesty's commissioners, lords Holland and Aukland, to the American

ministers, previous to the signature of the treaty...

Treaty between Great Britain and America....... .....................................

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No. 91. Further observations on the cry for peace........

383

Answer to an attack on Marquis Wellesley in the Morning Chronicle............................ 389

Maulius's letter on the retaliatory proclamation of his majesty..........

393

Letter from a merchant in Buenos Ayres, relative to the operations of the British and Spanish

forces.................

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His majesty's proclamation, subjecting all the ports of Europe, except in the powers not at

war with us, to blockade............

399

No. 22. Publicola's letter against a peace.................

403

Civis's letter on the reform of abuses in the commissariat department................................. 405

Letter of “A Payer of Taxes," on the the regulation and exiension of existing taxes......... 407

Miles Britannicus's account of the action at Buenos Ayres..

409

Lines, occasioned by reading certain orders, previous to, and after, the attack on a remote

town......

410

On the reduction of the College at Calcutta..................

411

Analytical review of the Rev. Mr. Brand's refutation of the charge brought against the

Marquis Wellesley, on account of his conduct to the Nabob of Oude.......

ibid.

Continuation of his majesty's orders in council...........

415

Portuguese proclamation for excluding British commerce................

No. 23. Historical Digest of foreign affairs-Aflicting condition of the people of the northern

the continentReforms of the Prussian government-On the cessation of our

intercourse with Russia.....

417

Analytical review of Mr. Brand's pamphlet (continued.)

424

Declaration of the emperor of Russia prohibiting all intercourse with Great Britain............. 427

Turkish dispatch relative to the evacuation of Egypt by the British army........................ 429

Observations in the French gazette on the expedition to Denunark.

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Continuation of his majesty's orders in council....... over....

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No. 24. Reflections upon the conduct of America... .......................................

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of Russia........

439

The opposition party versus Sir Home Popham and the Corporation of London............... 449

Verses addressed to the author of a print entitled “Charon's boar”......

444

Analysis of the three orders of council........

447

Proceedings at the court of common council, on Mr. Waiihman's motion to rescind the

vote of thanks to Sir Home Popham....

463

Continuation of his majesty's orders in council.................................................... 45

Message of the American president to congress at the opening of its session.....

No. 25. Plan of finance .

465

Historical Digest-Proceedings in Holland. ?

Letter II. of " A Payer of Taxes," on the regulation and extension of existing taxes .

471

Miles Britannicus's refutation of the falsehoods, contained in the Spanish inerchant's letter,

relative to our operation at Buenos Ayres.

473

T. P.'s letter on the decay of religion

474

Continuation of his majesty's orders in council.

475

French decree respecting the commerce of the Weser .

Danish patent, inflicting penalties on such Danes as carry on trade with England.

ibid.

The king of Spain's decree relative to the conspiracy of the prince of Asturias

Royal correspondence upon the same subject.

French reply to his majesty's declaration relative to the expedition to Copenhagen

ibid.

Address to correspondence on some of the causes of ihe decay of religion.

479

No. 26. Affairs of Portugal.

Letter III. of “A Payer of Taxes,” on the regulation and extension of existing taxes.

Analytical review of Mr. Brand's pamphlet (concluded.)

Tyranny and corruption-Exeracted from the Shrewsbury Chronicle of Dec. 18.

French reply to his majesty's declaration relative to the expedition to Copenhagen (concluded.) 491

His majesty's declaration against Russia, and order of council.

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Emigration of the court of Portugal.

Proclamation of the

prince regent of Portugal.

Spanish order referred to in Jefferson's speech

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Return of the English frigate, presented to the king of Denmark.

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Mr. REDHEAD YORKE's WEEKLY POLÍTICAL REVIEW. . Vol. III. N° 1. Saturday, July 4, 1807 Price 10d.

I PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS. On Friday, the 26th ult. the lord chancellor, in his majestys name, delivered the following speech to both houses of parliament:

" My lords and gentlemen,- We have it in command from his majesty to state to you, that having deemed it expedient to recur to the sense of his people, his más jesty, in conformity to his declared intention, bas lost no time in causing the present parliament to be assembled.

" His majesty has great satisfaction in acquainting you, that since the events which led to the dissolution of the last partiainent, his majesty has received, in númerous addresses fruin his subjects, the warmest assurances of their affectionate at tachment to his person and government, and of their firm resolution to support bim, in maintaining the just rights of his crown, and the true principles of the constitution and he commands us to express his entire confidence, ibat he shalt experience, in all your deliberations, a deterinination to afford him an equally loyal, zcalous, and affectionate support, under all the arduous circumstances of the present time.

" We are commanded by his majesty to inform you, that his majesty's endeavours have been most anxiously employed for the purpose of drawing closer the ties by which his majesty is connected with the powers of the continent: of assisting the efforts of those powers against the ambition and oppressions of France; of forming such engagements as may ensure their continued co-operation ; and of establishing that mutual confidence and concert, so essential, under any course of events, to the restoration of a solid and permanent peace in Europe.

" It would have afforded his inajesty the greatest pleasure to have been enabled to inform you, that the mediation undertaken by his majesty for the purpose of preserving peace between his majesty's ally, the emperor of Russia, and the Sublime Port, lad proved effectual for that important object; his niajesty deeply regrets the failure of that mediation, accompanied as it was by the dissappointment of the efforts of bis majesty's squadron in the sea of Marmora, and followed as it has since been by the losses which have been sustained by his gallant troops in Egypt.

"His majesty could not but lament the extension of hostilities in any quarter, which should create a diversion in the war so favourable to the views of France; but lamenting it especially in the instance of a power with which his majesty has been só closely connected, and which has been so recently indebted for its protection against the incroachments of France to the signal and successful interposition of his majesty's

" His majesty has directed us to acquaint you, that he has thought it right to adopt such measures as might best enable him, in concert with the emperor of Russia, to take advantage of any favourable opportunity for bringing the hostilities in which they are engaged against the Sublime Port, to a conclusion, consistent with his majesty's honour, and the interests of his ally.

Gentlemen of the house of commons, - His majesty has ordered the estimates of the current year to be laid before you, and hé relies on the tried loyalty and zcal of his faithful commous to make such provisions for the public service, as well as for the further application of the sums which were granted in the last parliament, as may appear to be necessary.

" And his majesty, bearing constantly in mind the necessity of a careful and é cunomical administration of the pecuniary resources of the country, has directed us to express his hopes that you will proceed without delay in the pursuit of those infairies, connected with the public economy, which engaged the attention of the last Parliament.

"My lords and gentlemen,- His majesty commands us to state to you, that he deeply impressed with the peculiar importance, at the present moment, of cherishe

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ing a spirit of union and harmony amongst his people: such a spirit will most effectu. ally promote the prosperity of the country at home, give vigour and efficacy to its councils, and its arms abroad; and can alone enable his majesty, under the blessing of providence, to carry on successfully the great contest in which he is engaged, or finally to conduct it to that termination which his majesty's moderation and justice. have ever led him to seek a peace ; in which the honour and interests of his kingo dom can be secure, and in which Europe and the world may hope for independence and repose."

In the house of lords, the address was moved by the earl of Mansfield and seconded by lord Rolle. Lord Fortescue led "all the talents” into action, and moved the following amendment, which, together with the speech delivered in his inajesty's name, must be considered as the text of the sentiments of the opposition and of the ministry.

“That by a long experience of his majesty's virtues we well know it to be his majesty's invariable wish that all his prerogatives should be exercised solely for the advantage of his people. That our dutiful attachment to his majesty's person and government obliges us therefore most humbly to lay before him the inanifest misconduct of his ministers in having advised the dissolution of the late parliament in the midst of its first session, and within a few months after his majesty had been pleased to assemble it for the dispatch of the urgent business of the nation.

“That this measure advised by his majesty's ministers at a time when there ex. isted no difference between any of the branches of the legislature, and no sufficient cause for a fresh appeal to his majesty's people, was justified by no public necessity or advantage. That by the interruption of all private business then depending in parliament, it has been productive of great and needless inconvenience and expense, thereby wantonly adding to the heavy burdens which the necessities of the times require. That it has retarded many useful laws for the internal improvement of the kingdom, and for the encouragement and extension of its agriculture, manufactures, and commerce. And that it has either suspended or wholly defeated many most important public measures, and has protracted much of the most weighty business of parliament to a season of the year when its prosecution must be'atttended with the greatest public and private inconvenience. And that we feel ourselves bound still further to submit to his majesty, that all these mischiefs are greatly, aga gravated by the groundless and injurious pretences in which his majesty's ministers have publicly rested this their evil advice; pretences affording no justification for the measure, but calculated only to excite the most dangerous animosities annong his majesty's subjects, at a period when their united efforts were more than ever ne. cessary for the security of the empire; and when to promote the utmost harmony and co-operation amongst them would have been the first object of wise and prudent ininisters."

When we consider what a bustle was excited amongst the adherents of the lato ministers previous to the meeting of parliament, and when we re-call to our recol lection the circular note of lord Howick, calling upon those inembers who had voted with them to support a division which was intended to be inade on the meeting of parliament, it is impossible not to feel great surprize at the very weak and incon siderable ground upon which the leaders of the opposition commenced their attac against the present government. The whole force of their arguments may be com pressed into one point, namely, the propriety of the disso * tion of the late parlia ment; and out of this simple proposition, they availed themselves of the opportunit usually afforded for a great latitude of discussion at the coinmencemencement of session, to travel out of the record, and to make the most extraordinary excursior from the main subject of the debate. These excursions necessarily constrained t ministry and their friends to follow the opposition, but, under this manifest disa vantage, that the arguments of the ministerial party in reply to their adversari being usually delivered towards the close of a debate, their speeches are not, as svab il case I have been informed, of the admirable speeches of lord Eldon and M Canning, in the least detailed by the reporters; whereas the opinions of those me bers who rise earliest in the house are sure to be published with exactitude. This an imperfection in the method of reporting the debates which loudly calls for Didress; and, I am persuaded, it would amply repay the reporters for their troubic

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