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January

Jervis an English Peer, by the rank and

title of Earl St Vincent. The Paris papers 1. Government receive advice that a brought an account of Buonaparte having nilable French Aleet, with several thou- penetrated into the papal territories, cap. za moept oa board, had anchored in Ban- tured several important posts, killed a great

Bor, ca the southern coast of Ireland. number of his holiness's troops, and that he Las Bridport

, with the fleet at Spithead, was proceeding on his march to Rome. ned in quet of them, but arrived in Ban 17. The island of 'Trinidad, in South A7 Bay three days after the French had merica, taken by Gen. Sir Ralph Aberword it. A large hip armed, a frigate, cromby and Rear. Admiral Harvey, 3 fail ca transport fall of troops, were taken of the line, and a frigate burnt, and a 74 gun ribos Butih cruisers; the latter is sup- ship taken, crews ali taken prisovers. 22and to have funk in the night. In con Some French troops, amounting to 1200 quite of the recent attempt of the French me?, were disembarked fron two frigates a rade Ireland, and an apprehension that on the coast of Pembrok fire, but the force

to would next be their object, a ge of the country being speedily drawn togeTel Spirit animates the country ; a very ther, the whole party surrendered pritoiers af derable addition is made to the Volun. of war. 26. An order of council illued,

cups; and the farmers in every dif- for fufpending the issue of cash by the bank, biwir their horses and carts for the con on account of the great demands lately made Prace of troops, &c. 7. A riot at Car. upon it. 27. In consequence of an order Ls

, an account of the supplementary mi- of his Majesty's Privy Council, the Bank of ad. 10. The fortrels of Kchi taken England discontinue issuing cash in payby the Auftrians, after a vigorous fiege of ment of their notes.

The most respectable tao months. 16. American papers an- merchants, bankers, and trade smen, at a at sced tha: New York, Bolon, Balti- meeting held, signed an agreement to take *re

, cod Savannah, had been partly de- bank notes in payment. Notes of 205. and Breyed by fires. 17. The insurgents in 4os. were foon after issued, and payment ite ilands of Grenada and St Vincent com

was made in dollars, on which a finall me. petely subdued, and tranquillity efiectual- dallion of the King of Great Britain was y rekored in these settlements. 18. Letters ftamped, rated at as, od. each, for bank from America announce that Mr Adanas notes, tendered to the amount of sk. or und Mr Jefferson had been cleéted prefi- der. der: 2nd vice president of the United States.

March
February

Strong measures adopted by the Irish Pare 1. Colonel Frederick, son of Theodore, liament for difarming the insurgents in that Ling of Corsica, tot himself under the country. While a ceffation of hostilities porch of the west gate of Westminster-2-b- takes place on the Rhine, the French army by: 3. Intelligence received of the total in Italy, under Luonaparte, continues to be infeat of the Austrian forces in Italy, hy successful; the Austrian army, commanded Gateral Buonaparte's army, between the by the Archdluke, retreats towards Vienna. 19ih and 27th of January. The loss of the 6. A general fait and humiliation took place Auftrians, as certified by the French Gene. throughout England. 12. The Paris papers tals, consisted of 6oco men killed and announced that the Pope had concluded a E canded, 20,000 taken prisoners, 6o pieces treaty of peace with Buonaparte. 17. Ad. ci cannon, 24 ftaudards, some of which were miral Duncan failed from Yarmouth to Forked with the Empress's own fiands, and cruise off the Texci. all the cattle, grain, aird other neceflaries, citind for the relief of Mantua. Several

April portant poits allo fell into the hands of 2. The livery of London determined to the French.

10. A dreadful carthquake perlik in demanding the due exercite of their happened in Sonth America, by which privilege, with respet to addressing the 4,03 lives were loft. 14. The Britisi King upon his throne. 6. The King again Etes under the command of Sir John Jer- refuies to receive the petition of the livery vis, K. B. composed of 15 ihips of the line, of London upon his throne. 6, Advice reattacked the Spanish fleet, consisting of 25 ceived that B:1onaparte had cut off an Aufbis of the live, osi Cape St Vincent, and trian division of 3000 men, made himself espeared four; two of 112 guns, one of 84, master of feveral important posts on the and one of 74. To expreis the grateful frontiers of Austria, and was proceeding with lenle of the nation for this im.portant ser- great expedition towards Vienna. 7. Govice, his Majety foon af:er created Sir John

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January

Jervis an English Peer, by the rank an

title of Earl St Vincent. The Paris papers 1. Government receive advice that a brought an account of Buonaparte having krmidable French fleet, with several thou. penetrated into the papal territories, cap. ized troops on board, had anchored in Bån- cured several important posts, kilied a great try Bay, on the southern coast of Ireland. number of his holinels's troops, and that he Lord Bridport, with the fleet at Spithead, was proceeding on his march to Rome. failed in quelt of them, but arrived in Ban: 17. The island of 'Trinidad, in South Atry Bay three days after the French had merica, taken by Gen. Sir Ralph Aberquiced it. A large ship armed, a frigate, cromby and Rear-Admiral Harvey, 3 sail za transport fall of troops, were taken of the line, and a frigate burnt, and a 74 gun Si the British cruisers; the latter is sup- fhip taken, crews all taken prisoners. 22ed to have funk in the night. In con- Some French troopi, amounting to 1200 kquence of the recent attempt of the French men, were disembarked fron two frigates israde Ireland, and an apprehension that on the coat of Pembrokshire, but the force Britzin would next be their object, a gem of the country being spee:lily drawn togeoral spirit animates the country; a very ther, the whole party surrendered prisoners confiderable addition is made to the Volun. of war. 26. An order of council iflued, for corps; and the farmers in every dif- for fufpending the issue of cash by the bank, triu ofi.r their horses and carts for the con on account of the great demands lately made France of troops, &c. 7. A riot at Car- upon it. 27. In consequence of an order He, on account of the supplementary mi- of his Majesty's Privy Council, the Bank of La 24. 10. The fortrets of Kchl taken England discontinue issuing cash in payl; the Austrians, after a vigorous siege of ment of their nutes. The most respectable two months 16. American papers an- merchants, bankers, and tradesmen, at a Dourced that New York, Boston, Balti- mcering heid, signed an agreement to take more, and Savannah, had been partly de. bank notes in payment. Notes of 205. and troped by fires. 17. The insurgents in 4os. were soon after issued, and payment the lands of Grenada and St Vincent com was made in dollars, on which a finall me. pletely subdued, and tranquillity effectual- dallion of the King of Great Britain was ly restored in these settlements. 18. Letters Itamped, rated ac 45 9d. each, for bank from America announce that Mr Adans notes, cendered to the amount of sk. or unand Mr Jefferson had been clected prefi- der. der: and vice president of the United States.

March
February

Strong measures adopted by the Irish Para 1. Colonel Frederick, son of Theodore, liament for difarming the insurgents in that kiog of Corfica, fhot himself under the country. While a ceffation of holilities porch of the west gate of Westminster.2b- takes place on the Rhine, the French army ber. 3. Intelligence received of the total in Italy, under Luonaparte, continues to be decat of the Austrian forces in Italy, by succeissul; the Austrian army, coinmarded Gateral Buonaparte's army, between the by the Archduke, retreats towards Vienna. 19:h and 27th of January. The loss of the 6. A general fatt and humiliation took place Antrians, as certified by the French Gene. throughout England. 11. The Paris papers raks, consisted of 6uco men killed and announced that the l'ope had concluded a woanded, 20,000 taken prisoners, 65 picces treaty of peace with Buonaparte. 17. Ad. if cannon, 24 Itaudards, some of which were miral Duncan failed from Yarmouth to Forked with the Empress's own hands, and cruise off the Texcl. di che cattle, grain, and other neceflaries, find for the relief of Mantua. Several

April it.portant poits also fell into the hands of 2. The livery of London determined to be French.

10. A dreadful earthquake perlift in demanding the due exercise of their Bappened in South America, hy which privilege, with respect to addresling the 4200 lires were loft. 14. The Britis King upon his throne. 6. The King again fuer under the command of Sir Join Jer- refules to receive the petition of the livery 4, K. B. composed of 15 ships of the line, of London upon his throne. 6, Advice reatased the Spanish feet, confisting of 2; ceived that B:nonaparte had cut off an Auffrips of the live, off Cape Si Vincent, and trian division of 3000 men, made himself captured foor; two of 112 guns, one of 84, mitter of several important posts on the and one of 74. To expreis the grateful frontiers of Autria, and was proceeding with lease of the nation for this im.portant ser- great expedition towards Vienna. 7. Govice, his Maje! y soon after cruated Sir Juhn

26. The oppo

vernment received advice of the defeat of who immeliately depoled the Admir:i. the Archduke Charles by Buonaparte, and struck Iris flag, and hoilted the fiag of deof the precipitate retreat of his Royal High- fiance. In this affair several reamen were ness into the centre of Autiria. 12. Mr wounded, Tome of whom died soon after of Hammond set out for Vienna, empowered their wounds. u. The livery of London to open a pacific negotiation with the French. pafld a vote of cenfure on his Majesty's 15. The prince of Wirtemberg arrived in ministers, in having alvised him to refuse town, waitud upon the Royal family at receiving their petition upon the throne. Buckingham-house, and paid his respects to 12. Earl Howe, who, by order of his Mathe Princess Royal, his intended bride. A jelly, went to Portmouth, had an intergeneral and alarming mutiny broke out on view with the delerates of the fleet, and board the Channel fleet at Spithead. The afterwards went on board Lord bridpori's crews uranimously refuteli to put to lea, un- fhip, to make known, in the name of his less their wages were advanced to thirty Majesty, the conceflions which had been Shillings per month, and their allowance of made by government, relative to the dis provisions increased. 20. Letics by the mands of the feamen. This communication Hamburgh mail announced that the King fatisfied the sailors, and they immediately of Sardinia had concluded an offentive and agreed to pu: eo fea with the flist. An defensive treaty of alliance with France. alarmning njutiny broke out on board his The Lords of the Adiniralty agrce to com. Majesty's ships at Sheerness. 14. it was ply with the demands of the feamen belong. determined by government to raise th• pay ing to the Channel ficet. 22. (Hicial in- of the military. 18.: The nuptials of the telligence received that the Emperor, de- Prince and Princess of Wirtemberg folenifeated in all points by the enemy, had at nised at St Janies's, with much fpiendot. length been obliged to open a negotiation 23. A splendid fête given ar Fragmore with the Erench Republic. 23. A general by her Majesty, in honour of the nuppardon was sent to Portsmouth for the sea- tials of the Prince and Princess of Wirtemmen belonging to the Channel fleet, who, berg. 24. The Earl of Suffolk and Nir in consequence, returned to their duty, and Fox had private audiences of the King on The ships ininsediately dropped down to st the State of public affairs. Hiclen's. 26. Mr Pitt opens the budget-fition, with Mr Fox at their head, fecede loan is millions; the tancs chiefly adúirion- from their attendance in parliament, from al stanıp duries. Fresh discontents arose in which they hav' ince continued abiere, esthe Channel ficet, many of the crews ob- cepting at the fecond reading of the alle Tul jecting to their commanders. 30. The sea- tax bill. A spirit of discontent and insubmen on board the ships at Plymouth, who ordination manifefted itself among the prihad some time before declared themselves vatos of the artillery corps at Wooiwich, in a state of mutiny, exprefled themícives whic, however, was foon fuppreff i by perfectly satisfied with the conceffions made the spirited conduct of the Marquis CortBy the Admiralty to their brethrun at Spic- wallis. 27. The murineers at Shetandis 2.ead.

procecried to vary alarning acts of violence,

bicked up the orirance of the Themts, May

heilted enliguis of deliance, and compelled 1. Intelligence received that General all the floips of war in the Medway and at Iloche had con pletely defeated the Auf. the Nore to join the flag of revolt. trians on the righe bark of the Rhine, on Lord Srencer offered a general pardon to the 18th ult. with the lefs of several thcu- the murineers at Snearners, provided they fand ment.

3. Government received an of. returned immediately to their duty; wlicia ficial account of the preliminaries of peace offer was reje&cd. Several hips belonging between France and Austria having been to Admiral Dercan's licet refused to sail firmed at Leobon on the iSth of April

. 8. with him, and cane round to the Nore, to The mutiny was tenewed at spithead. The join the muiinous ihips at that place. Channel flect retuting to put to fea, under the pretext that government did not mean to

June fuifil the promises hold out by them to the 1. A royal message presented in parii.failors; the delegates re-astenible, and lent ment, on the subject of the alarming muri. a deputation to the London, Admiral Cols ny at the Nore, and the insidious means had poys's íhip, at Portsmouth, whom the Ad- recourse to, in order to create ditaffection iniral refused to admit on boarxi, and en- among the military; in consequence of forced his authority by ordering the ma- which, the latter offence was made felo. rines to fire into the boat. This conduct ny. 2. Their Royal and Serene Higlio vas refcoted by the crew of the London, nuffes the Prince and Princess of Wirreni.

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