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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 indeperidence of this country can be preserved......

113

The means by which the war may be pursued, so as to consolid..te our security.... ............. 114

Abstract of the act for enlarging the term, and aliering the powers of several acts, for the

maintenance and repair of the harbour of Dover.......

119

Essay on the Theory of Money, (continued.)......
Observations on the conduct of ihe late ministry toward, our allies.....

124

Juba's letter on the patriotism and quackery of ' All the Takents......

132

Remarks on a pamphlet, entitled Thoughts on the Catholic question.".

134

Admiral Berkeley's order for searching the American frigate, Chesapeake......
Proclamation of the president of the United States, interdicting the admission of British
armed vessels into the harbours of the United States, and probibiting the citizens from aford-
ing them any aid

ibid.

Treaty of peace between France and Russia, signed at Tuisitcn the 7th July..

140

Note of Mr. Camping, secretary of state for foreign affairs, to prince Stahrember, the

Austrian anbassador, accepting, in his majesty's name, of the proffered mediation of the

emperor of A'siria........

143

The Russian minister, M. de Buaberg's note to the same effect, addressed to count Mcerreld,

the Austrian ambassador......

The

new constitution of the duchy of Wars! W.......

................. 144

No. 8. The king's message to boih Houses of Parliament, with remarks thereon, and a retro-

spect of our foreign policy........

145

Thoughts upon our relacions with America....

152

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

Essay on the Theory of Monev--- continued.)-On Excharge............

157

Imperial Ukse, respecting E.;lish merchants.........

159

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

161

ReAcerions upon the treaties of Tilsių, and upon the present relative political powers of the

lare belligerents................

163

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

India colonies, ordered to be printed, Aug. 8, 1807.......

172

The Tyrant'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.......

176

No. 10. Of the policy suited to the exigencies of the Times..........

177

Memoir, containing a plan for ascertaining, at stated periods, our national resources and

population.....

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........................,

Proclamation of the king of Denmark, declaring war against England, Aug. 16 ............. 191

Proclamation issued, August 16, at Zealand, by adiniral Gambier and lord Cathcart,

explanatory of the motives of the British government 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... 230

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

Note from ihe Swedish minister to Mr. Canning, announcing the blocade of the rivers

Peene and Oder, and a!l the ports of Swedish Pomerania, by the navil forces of his

Swedish majesty.......

................... ibid.

Official dispatches from 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 stizuie 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 reinoval 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 disgracefui capitulation to evacuate the whole coninent of Spanish

America, after he had beaten the enemy, together with admiral Murray: dispatches, and

articles of the capitulation........

224

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

234

Further officiadsdetails of the operations before Copenhagen, and of the surrender of the

city, arsenals, and feet.........

235

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

probable consequences.......

............ 241

Further considerations relative to Portugal, and an historical sketch of the perilous con-

dition of that country in 1762.......

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

Official account of lieut. col. com. Jobin Greyhairs, of the sporting expedition to the neigh-

bou hood of Ipswich.....

Ode on the genius of Biitain.....

Letter from a planter ja Jamaia, stating the distresses of that island....... .................. 25+

Litter from the same quarter by it methodist, who signs bimse i Veritas, cxhibiting the

groans of the saints, and enciosivý a judiciuis act of the legislature of Jamaica, to prevent

methodistical vagabonds from practing without being duly qualified by law.......... 257

Adiniral Gambier's order for the blockade of Siralsund........

.................... 260

Oficial details of the operations beere Copenhagen, and loru Cathcart's journal......

Spanish correspondence respecting general Leresford.............

.................... 969

Dutch decree against English commerce...... ...

No. 14. Historic.:1 Digest of foreign affairs---Stedfast perseverance of the king of Swedlen in

the public cause-Fallen anl piicous 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 iranis's letter to lord Howi k."..................

277

His majestv's Declaration relative to ide expertition in the Baltic.......

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

promising their co-operatit against thi Brush forces.....

283

The Publicista of Buenos aiitsin, cita Perelord......

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

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

Zealand recoin nended........

289

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

295

Analytical review of a publication, entitled, “ AReply to the Sirictures of ine Leinburgh

Review, on the foreign po icy ot diarajuis Wellesley's administration in India, &c. by

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, esq”

*........ 296

Address from the commission of the new government of viiten to the citize its............ 304

Nu 16. Historical Digest of foreign attairs-Thoughts on the Prussian ensin at our com-
merce, and on the necessity of the imın diate cultivation w. our witte and roamoalanis,
to supply the d:ficit in the importation soin the Baltic; and on the pipriety of mying
greater attention to our fisheries...

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805

Prussian allairs.

..... 311

Politics of Russia....

313

State of Turkey..
Danish orders respecting the conduct to be observed, Kuring the present war, retinero
English goods, and persons de qued........
Prussian proclamation against Drish commerce..

3:0

No. 17. Considerations on our dinį vie with America, and a copy of admiral Ecrkeley' pro-

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

Letter from an anonyi lous correspondent, on the iews of Russia.. .............................. 345

Algecdotes of ihe late Mr. Pitt.......

..................... 327

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

Prociamation of the emperoi Alexander on the pare of Tilsit........ ........................... 331

Treaty of Armistice between Russia and the l'oric.........
Decree of the emperor Alexarid r, respirting the ingress and egress of foreigners...........
Oficial report of the Russian admiral Seavin, relative to the actions of the 11th of May,
and 19th of June, beëw en the Runda 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......

397

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..

344

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...........

Letier from Raleigh on the concessions to neutials, 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 Satirisi......................

364

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

ibid.

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

against Denmark..

365

Provisional government of th.
2013 Islands in the Adriatic.........................

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No. 20. Histcrical Diyos

Observations on the

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

377

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

380

Order of his majesty in council, for general reprisals against the ships, 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....... ....................

...........

383

No. 21. Further observations on the cry for peace........

385

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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......... 395

His majesty's proclamation, subjecting all the ports of Europe, except in the powers not at
war with us, to blockade............

299

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

403

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

405

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

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

Analytical review of the Rev. Mr. Brand's refuration 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-Afflicting condition of the people of the northern

states of the continent-Reforms 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. .................... 430

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

..................................... 432

No.24. Reflections upon the conduct of America... .................................................. 433

of Russia.......

................ 439

The opposition party versus Sir Home Popham and the Corporation of London........... 442

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....

453

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

Message of the American president to congress at the opening of its session.................... 461

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.

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

relative to our operation at Buenos Ayres. .

473

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

4742

Continuation of his majesty's orders in council.

475

French decree respecting the commerce of the Weser .

476

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.

477

Royal correspondence upon the same subject :

478

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

. ibid.

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

479

No. 26. Affairs of Portugal

• 481

Letter III. of “A Payer of Taxes," on the regulation and extension of existiyg taxes.

483

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

486

Tyranny and corruption-Extracted 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.

493

Emigration of the court of Portugal.

Proclamation of the prince regent of Portugal.

509

Spanish order seferred to in Jefferson's speech

503

Russian Ukase

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

ibid.

458

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Vol. III. N° 1. Saturday, July 4, 1807: Price 10d.

រ 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 ma 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 parliament, his majesty has received, in numerous adultesses fruto his subjects, the warmest assurances of their affectionate ato tachment to his person and government, and of their firm resolution to support bim, in maintaining ihe just rights of his crown, and the true principles of ihe constitution; and he commands us to express his entire confidence, ibat he shall experience, in all your deliberations, a determination to afford him an equally loyal, zealous, 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 etforts of those powers against the ambition and oppressions of France; of forming sucbengagements 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 bis majesty's ally, the emperor 'oi Russia, and the Sublime Port, had proved effectual for that important object; his majesty 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 hus 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 indė isted 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 zeal 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 economical 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 inquiries, 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 cherish

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ing a spirit of union and harmony amongst his people: such a spirit will most effectue 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. bave 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 sen conded 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 miscon duct 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 attrended 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 necessary for the security of the empire; and when to promote the utmost harmong 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 late ministers previous to the ineeting of parliament, and when we rc-call to our recollection the circular note of lord Howick, calling upon those inernbers who had voted with them to support a division which was intended to be made 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 attack against the present government. The whole force of their arguments may be compressed into one point, namely, the propriety of the dissortion of the late parlia: ment; and out of this simple proposition, they availed themselves of the opportunity usually afforded for a great latitude of discussion at the comencemencement of a session, to travel out of the record, and to make the most extraordinary excursion from the main subject of the debate. These excursions necessarily constrained the ministry and their friends to follow the opposition, but, under this manifest disad vantage, tbat the arguments of the ministerial party in reply to their adversarie being usually delivered towards the close of a debate, their speeches are not, as wat ih case I have been informed, of the admirable speeches of lord Eldon and Me Canning, in the least detailed by the reporters; whereas the opinions of those mem 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 ro dress; and, I am persuaded, it would amply repay the reporters for their troubic,

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