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Messrs. Vansittari, Ward, and Baring, and pulled down in the different parishes for supported by Messrs. Tierney, Horner, and the erection of the oew Post-Office, was Forbes ; and finally negatived, by 63 to 43. carried, vg 55 to 21.

Lord Altkorp, in moving for a Committee 10 inquire into the expenditure of

June % 100,000l. granted by Parliament to the In a Committee of Supply, Lord PalmersPrince Regent by way of outfit, said if he ton brought forward the Army Estimates : could shew that an Aet of Parliament had the reduction in the land forces since the been violuied, it would have been an ac. Treaty of Paris, (exclusive of Militia) was knowledged ground for interference and 47,000 men; anel the saving for their inquiry, particularly if it should prove to support 2,652 000!. He concładed by be a Money Act, which was a subject on moving that 190,252 men be granted for which the House was very properly jealous. the land forces for the year ending Dec. The Noble Lord then described at length 31, 1815, (exclusive of those employed in the nature of the grant, and contended the East India Company's service). This that it could legally be applied only to the resolution being agreed to, the Noble outfit, whereas it had been applied to the Lord mored for various sums, composing payment of the Prince of Wales's debts. the estimates, amounting in the whole to The Noble Lord entered into the subject 4,674,000% : also agreed to. of the Prince's debts, adverted to the mode The Chancellor of the Exchequer, in mov. in which the matter had previously been ing the Army Extraordinaries, which were treated by the Noble Viscount (Castle. 19 millions, calculated the expences of reagh), and said a delusion had beeu the Army on the Continent at 500,000r. practised on the House: the money bad a-month, which would be six millions in been obtained for one object, and applied the year ; three millions more would be to anether : be therefore moved the ap- required for the expences of the Army in pointment of a Committee to inquire into America and the West Indies, and the rethe application of 100,0001, granted by maining three millions would be in the Parliameot to the Prince Regent by the payment of debts, and for various ex52d of the King, to defray the expences of pences in the Mediterranean. assuming the Royal Anthority; and that Mr. Tierney said, the Navy Expences the said Committee have the power to send for this year wonld amount to 80 millions. for and examine papers and persons. How, then, was a war of such expeoce to

After some discussion, in which Lord be carried on for two years? Castleteagh, Messrs. Leach, Long. Wortley, All the Resolutions were carried. and the Solicitor-General, argued strenuously againgt the motion, contending that

June 5. the coantry had not lost one fartbing by Lørd Castlereagh moved an Address for the application of the money; while the erection of a monument in St. Paul's Messrs. Tierney, Ponsonby, Wynne, Whit- to the memory of Gen. Pakenham, who bread, Calcraft, and Lord Folkstone, as fell on Jan. 8, before New Orleans. zealously supported the motion; it was The second reading of the Thames Bath. fioally negatived, by 225 to 105.

ing Bill was carried by 21 to 15. Another motion, proposed by Lord Mr. Wilberforce observed, in regard to Millon, declaring that the 100 0001, had the houses ererted on the banks, to which been made over to Commissioners, and it was a nuisance, that he had once spoken applied contrary to the Act of Parliament, with a person who had shot woodcocks in was negatived, without a division.

the parish of St. Martia's in the fields.

June 1.

June 6. Mr. Wynne obtained leave to bring in A Bill was introduced to increase the saa bill, to repeal a clause in another bill lary of the Master of the Rolls in Ireland from which forbid persons to bathe in the 35007. to 43001. a year; and the retiring Tharnes by day light, after seven in the salary from 27001. to 33001. a year. morning, any where between the East Lord Castlereagh said, that the debts of India Company's Dock, at Blackwall, and the Prince Regent which remained undisBa'terska Bridge. The amusement of charged on May 20, were 339,0001. barbing, Mr. W. remarked, was conducive Sir R. Peel bronght in a Bill to prevent to cleanliness and health : it enabled per. children being employed io manufactories sons to acquire that art which supplied under ten years of age; and to reduce the not only a safeguard to their own lives, but hours of actual labour to 104. enabled them to save the lives of nshers. The order for bringing up the Report of

HOUSE OF L'RDS, June 8. the N«-« Post Office Bill was carried, hy Lord Donoughmore, after a prefatory 56 to 16. A motion for making good the speech in favour of Cathotic Emancipa. deficiency of parish rates for fighting, tion, moved; that the House should form paving, &c. arising from the houses to be itself into a Committee, to take into con


sideration the present state of the Roman Europe; and for himself, much as he Catholies of Great Britain and Ireland, should have lamented the loss of the Cape with reference to the laws by which they of Good Hope, Berbice, and Demerara, to still continued to be aggrieved. The dis- this country, yet, rather than have thrown cussion which followed was not long, nor any impediment in the way of settling were the arguments novel.

Holland, he would have given bis assent Lord Liverpool said, it would be impos. to their being given up; but he must consible to secure a Protestant Government fess he felt much more satisfaction at our and a Protestant Church, if Catholics were retaining them. In examining these 'Treaadmitted into Parliament.

ties he should first bave ta consider the The Duke of Sussex and Lord Grenville charge which this Country had taken upon spoke in favour of the motion.

herself as related to "weden ; next, as reLord Donoughmore, at the suggestion of lated to ibe Netlerlands; and, la tly, as Lords Mulgrave and Harrouby, amended to Russia. By our Treaty with Sweden his motion, that the House should resolve we ceded Guadaloupe to her, but we had into a Committee upon the question early only ceded it to her as to our then possesnext Session.

sioval rights, and had left her to settle After a few words from Lords Melville her claims as she might at the conclusion and Redesdale against, and the Earl of of the war.

With respect to the second Aberdeen for, the motion, it was negatived, bead, the expences in the Netherlands, he by 86 to 6v.

should want nothing extraordinary during

the present year, and he must pow subIn the Commons, the same day, Mr. mil, that, even in an economical point of Rose, ip moving for a Committee to in- view, it would in future be for our interest quire juto the siate of mendicity in the to create a strong barrier against Fiance Metropolis, said, that the number of per- on the frontiers. With respect to the last sons in the Metropolis and its vicinity who head, the Russian Loan, he did not mean subsisted by begging, amounted jo 15,000; now to enter into any discussion as to the siz. 6000 adults and 9000 children; allow. propriety or impropriety of the origin of ing 6d. per day for the maintenance of inis loan: that was not now the question. the former, and 3d, for the latter, the The question now was, whether this Counwhole would amount to 100,0001, a year. try ought, in policy, to take a share of

On bringing up the Report of the Com- the charge of it jointly with Holland. The mittee of Supply for increasing the duty Committee would find that upon the sub. on law stamps; and also imposing another ject of the charge, it would not exceed balspenny upon the stamp of every News- 136,0001. a year, and that was a charge paper, and 6d. additional for every adver. *hich could only endure so long as the tisement; Sir J. Newport recommended, Netherlands should be separated from that the duty on the Newspaper stamp France. He should not propose to vote should be omitted, as injurious to the sale, any sum now for the expeace of fortificaand probibiting information : on a division, tions; but upon a future occasion he however, the Resolution was carried, by should submit to the House, in a Commit63 to 17.

tee of Supply, the necessity of a grant of

one million for that purpose. The Noble June 9.

Lord then moved a resolusion for granting Mr. Ward moved for sums for the orde the sum of 136,0001. (25 millions of Dutch nance service: the total of the estimates florins) to his Majesty, &c. lo enable him for Great Britain amounted to 3,459,0001.; to make good his engageinent with the and the estimates for Ireland to 584.0001, Emperor of Russia. making, in all, 4,043,0001; beiug 582,000, Mr. Whitbread wished some further ex. more than if ihe peace had continued, but planation on the subject of the arrange784,0001, less than the last war establish

He wished to kuow whether all ment. The Resolutions were agreed to. tbe minor Powers had contributed to the

cbest at Frankfurt. June 12.

Lord Castlereagh observed, that the EnThe House resolved itself into a Com- peror of Russia certainly wished to repay mittee of Supply; and on the motion of i he loan winch had been obtained for that Lord Castlereagh, the Treaties relative to Empire; and would, unassisted, make an ao arrangement with Holland, Russia, and

effort to repay it. Sweden, were referred to the Cuinmittee, Mr. Tierney, Lord Castlereagh, Mr. Whit

Lord Castlereagh said, in calling the at- bread, Mr. Wallace, Mr. Bunkes, Sir J. teption of the House 10 tbe Treaties now Newport, Mr. Baring, and Mr. Forbes, submitted to the Coroidiuee, he should made some observations. have to call to the recollection of the Com- Mr. Bathurst sup, sorted the grant, and mittee, wbaļ were the feelings of this Mr. W. Smith opposed it. Country upon what he might be allowed The Committee theg divided, for the to call the resurrection of Holland to motiun, 104 ; against it, 19.



June 13.

vept the clandestine importation of slaves Mr. Grenfell brought forward a long into the West India Islands, which it was string of declaratory resolutions touching now found necessary to effect by a supbalances in the hands of the Bank of plenieotary enactment to that beneficent England ; and by the concluding resolu. statute, which had rendered the Parliarnent tion be proposed, that this subject should of this country the admiration of the whole be takea into the early consideration of civilized world. The mode in which he Parliament, with a view to place the en- wished to promote this desirable end was gagements with the Bank of England upou a hy means of a register, which had been more advantageous footing for the publick. recommended by that truly patriotic cha

The Chancellor of the Erchequer, in reply, racier Mr. Perceval, who had turned his vindicated the regulations of the Bank; : mind to the subject, and had shown on and concluded by moviog the postpone- many occasions that it was what he had ment of the consideration of the subject to much at beart. He concluded by moving this day se'nnight, to give the House time for leave to bring in a Bill for the better to consider the documents on the table. prevention of the illicit importation of

After a few words from Messrs. Pon- slaves into the British colonies. sonby,' Rose, Tierney, and Mellish, the Mr. Browne thought that a question question was put and carried, that the fur- which touched so closely the constitutional ther debate on this matter should be ad- rights and private interests of the Colonies, journed to that day se'nnight.

ought not to be brought on at so late a Mr. Wilberforce brought forward his period of the Session, without sufficient motion respecting the further security parliamentary grounds to support it. It that he wished to obtain for the carrying should be postponed till next Session, 10 into effect the humane and bonourable give an opportunity to those who would be Act, which had redounded so much to the affected by it, to know the extent of its exalled character of this country, relative operation. As the evidence necessary to the Slave Trade. The advantages could be obtained only in a Committes, which had resulted from this desirable he would move as an amendment, to leave measure were all too well known to render out all the words in the original motion it necessary for him to enumerate them. after the word “ that,” for the purpose of It was, however, a fact greatly to be la- inserting the following: “a Committee be mented, that after all the exertions which appointed to inquire, whether any clarhad for such a length of time been made destine importation of negroes in the Bri. by some of the most eminent characters tish Colonies had taken place since the this country had ever produced, the Act passing of the Act for the Abolition of the that had been passed was found to fall Slave Trade." short of the intentions of the Legislature After some observations by Mr. Protheand the wishes of the whole Country, by roe, Sir John Newport, Mr. Douglas, Sir its being continually evaded, and thereby S. Romilly, and Mr. Wilberforce, Mr. A. rendered nugatory. The measure he was Browne withdrew his Amendment ; and now about to propose was intended to pre- lease was given to bring in the Bill.

INTERESTING INTELLIGENCE FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. Downing-street, July 3. Extract of a lions of the troops of the King of the Nedispatch from the Duke of Wellington, therlands. — The armies under Marsbal dated Orville, June 28. (See Part I. p. 636.]Blucher and myself have continued their

The citadel of Cambray surrendered on operations since I last wrote to your Lordthe evening of the 25th inst. and the King ship. The necessity which I was under of of France proceeded there with his Court halting at Cateau, to allow the pontoons and his troops on the 26th. I have given and certain stores to reach me, and to that fort over entirely to his Majesty.-! take Cambray and Peronne, bad placed attacked Peronne, with ihe 1st brigade of Marshal Blucher one march before me; guards, under Major-gen. Maitland, on the but I conceive there is no danger in this 26th in the afternoon. · The troops took separation between the two armies. He the hornwork, which covers the suburb on has one corps this day at Crespy, with dethe left of the Somme, by storm, with but tachments at Villars Coterets and La Ferte small loss; and the town immediately Milon; another at Senlis; and the fourth afterwards surrendered, on condition that corps, under Gen. Bulow, towards Paris : the garrison should lay down their arms he will have his advanced guard to-inorrow and be allowed to return to their homes.- at St. Denis and Gonasse. The army un The troops on this occasion behaved re- der my command has this day its right be markably well; and, I bave great pleasure hind St. Just, and its left behind Taub, in reporting the good conduct of a battery where the high road from Compeigne joins of artillery of the troops of the Netherlands. the high road from Roye to Paris.-The I have placed in garrison there two batta- reserve is at Roye, --We shall be upon the

Oise to-morrow.-It appears by all ac- main body coming up, they were driren coonts, that the Enemy's corps collected off, with the loss of 6 pieces of cannon, and at Soissons, and under Marshal Grouchy, about 1000 prisoners.-It appears that have not yet retired upon Paris ; and Mar. these troops were on their march from shal Blucher's troops are already between Soissons to Paris, and having been driven them and that city.

off that road by the Prussian troops at Vil.

lars Coterets, they got upon that of Meaux. SUPPLEMENT TO THE Gazetre, July 4. They were attacked again upon this road

Foreign-office, July 5. Extract of a Dis. by Gen. Bulow, who took from them 560 patch from Wm. A'Court, esq. bis Ma- prisoners, and drove them across the jesty's Envoy Extraordinary to the King Marne.--They have, however, got into of the Two Sicilies, to Viscount Castle Paris.—The advanced guard of the Allied reagh, dated Naples, June 17.

army under my command crossed the His Sicilian Majesty made this day his Oise on the 29th, and the whole on the pablic entry into bis capital, after an ab. 30th; and we yesterday took up a position sence of nine years. The crowd that with the right upou the height of Rochethronged the road all the way from Portici bourg, and the left upon the Bois de Bondy. was immense, and nothing could exceed -Marshal Blucher, having taken the vilthe enthusiasm of the people on the ap- lage of Aubervilliers, or Vertus, on the pearance of the legitimate Monarch. 1: morning of the 30th of June, moved to his was impossible to mistake the public feel. right, and crossed the Seine at St. Gering upon this occasion. The theatrical main as I advanced; and he will this day processions of Murat drew crowds, as I have his right at Plessis Pique, his left at am told, of curious spectators; but curi. St. Cloud, and the reserve at Versailles.osity was not the inducement here : in The Enemy hare fortified the heights of every countenance might be read the Montmartre and the town of St. Denis honest expression of heartfelt joy at the strongly, and by means of the little rivers return of a beloved and native Sovereign. Rouillon and la Vielle Mar, they have inHis Majesty was received, on his arrival undated the ground on the North side at the Palace, by all the principal Nobility of that town; and water having been inof the country, the great majority of whom troduced into the Canal de l'Ourcq, and appeared to partake of the enthusiasm the back formed into a parapet and batwhich had been previously demonstrated teries, they have a strong position on this by the lower classes. In fact, never was side of Paris. The heights of Belleville are pational joy go noequivocally and so uni- likewise strongly fortified, but I am not versally displayed.

aware that any defensive works have been Extract of a Dispatch from Lord Burgh- thrown up on the left of the Seine.--Having ersh to Viscount Casılereagh, dated Na. collected in Paris all the troops remaining ples, June 17:

after the battle of the 181b, and all the deHaving received the commands of bis pots of the whole army, it is supposed the Majesty, King Perdinand IV. to attend Enemy have there about 40 or 50,000 bjm from Portici, in his entry into his ca- troops of the line and guards, besides the pital, I had this day the honour of being national guards, a new levy called Les present with his Majesty, and of witnessing Tirailleurs de la Garde, and the Federés. the enthusiasm with which he was received I have great pleasure in informing your by his people. The King entered Naples Lordship, that Quesnoy surrendered to his at the bead of his own troops, together Royal Highness Prince Frederick of the with the Austrians and British, who defiled Netherlands on the 29th of June. I inbefore him on bis arrival at his Palace. close the copy of his Royal Highness's reThe coastant attachment the Neapolitan port upon this subject, in which your people are known to have ever borne their Lordship will observe with satisfaction legitimate Sovereign, makes it unneces. the intelligence and spirit with which this sary to detail to your Lordship their joy young Prince conducted this affair.-I at his retorn. His Majesty re-assumes likewise understand that Bassaume has the Government of his country, beloved surrendered to the officer sent there by the and respected by all classes of his subjects. King of Fraoce to take possession of that


Petit Wargnies, June 28. Downing-sireet, July 7. Captain Lord On the day before yesterday I had the Arthur Hill arrived last night with dis.' bodour of receiving your Grace's letter, patches, of which the following are an ex- dated Joncourt, 26th inst. sent by your tract and a copy, addressed to Earl Ba. Aide-de-camp, Capt. Cathcart, whom I thurst by the Duke of Wellington, dated have requested to inform your Excellency, Gonasse, 2d and 4th inst.


that Marshal Count Rotballier had arrived Gonasse, July 2. this morning to summon the place in the The Enemy attacked the advanced dame of Louis XVIII. He entered into a guard of Marshal Prince Blucher's corps negociation with Lieut..gen. Despreaux, at Villars Coterets, on the 28th; but, the Governor of Quesnoy. The only result,


kowever, produced by this, was a very then opeo on its vulnerable side, that a singular reply from ihe Governor, from communication was opened between the wbich it appeared to me that he might two Alhed Armies by a bridge which I possibly be induced to capitulate, and had established at Argenteuil, and lbal a I determined at once on firing some sbells British corps was likewise moving upon and shot into the lown, and of advancing the left of the Seine, towards the Poot de our tirailleurs to the very glacis, to annoy Neuilly, the Enemy sent to desire that the them in every quarter, with a view of inak firing might cease on both sides of the ing some impression on the Commandant, Seine, with a view to the negociation, at and of endeavouring by that means io ex- the palace of St. Cloud, of a Military Concite to revolt the national guards and inha- vention between the armies, under wbicla bitants, who are said to be well disposed the French army should evacuate Paris.. towards us. From the juformation col Officers accordingly met on both sides at lecied as to the fortifications, there, ap- St. Cloud; and I inclose the copy of the peared to me no reasonable chance of tak. Military Convention which was agreed to ing it by escalade, the ditches being filled last nigbt, and which had been ratified by with water, in addition to the inundation Prince Blucher and me, aud by the Prince which had been made. At 11 o'clock at d'Echmuhl on the part of the French night, I ordered five howitzers and six six- army. - This convention decides all the pounders to open on the town, and I con- military questions at this moment existing tinued the fire until three o'clock at day. here, and touches noihug political.-Geo. break. The town was at one time on fire Lord Hill has marched to take possession in three places, but the fire was shortly of the posts evacuated by agreement tbia extinguished. Some men were killed in day, and I propose to-morrow to take posthe town, and several wounded, which ap- session of Mootmartre. I send this disa pears to have produced exactly the effect patch by my, Capt. Lord wbich I wished. Last night Gen. Antbing, A. Hill, by way of Calais. He will be able who commands the Indian brigade, sent an to inform your Lordship of any further officer with the proposals to the Com- particulars, and I beg leave to recom. mandant, according to the authority which mend him to your favour and protectioo. I had given to him, and coupled with a I have, &c.

WELLINGTON. threat of bombardment and assault.Upon this a negociation was entered into, This day, the 5d of July, 1815, the wbich euded in the signing of the following Commissioners nawed by the Commanders capitulation, this night; that is to say, in Chief of the respective armies, that is that he would send an officer, with an Aide- to say, the Baron Bigoon, holding the de-camp of Gen. Anthiug, to Cambray, to Portefeuille of Foreign Attairs ; the Count ascertaio the fact of the residence of the Guilleminot, Chief of the General Staff of King of France in that town, and the abdi- the French array; the Court de Bondy, cation of Buona parte in favour of his son, Prefect of the Department of the Seine, and that, thereupon, he would give us this being furnished with the full powers of his night, at six o'clock, possession of the Porle Excellency the Marshal Prince of Ech. des Forets, to be occupied by a company muhl, Commander-in-Chief of the French of artillery; and that the next morning Army, on one side ; and Major-geo. Baron the garrison should march out of the town; Muffing, furnished with the full powers of the national guards to lay down their arms, Marshal Prince Blucher, Commander-inand return to tbeir homes; the Comman- Chief of the Prussian Army; Col. Hervey, der, and that part of the garrison who were furnished with the full powers of the Duke not national guards, were to go and receive of Wellingtoo, Commander-in-Chief of the the orders of Louis XVIII. id whose name English Army, on tbe other side; have we shall take possession of the town. agreed to the following articles:

Gonasse, July 4. Art. 1. There shall be a sospension of My Lord-Field-Marshal Prioce Blu- arms between the Allied armies command. cher was strongly opposed by the Enemy in ed by Prince Blucher and the Duke taking the position on the left of the Seine, of Wellington, and the French army under which I reported in my dispatch of the 2d the walls of Paris.--2. The French army inst. that he inteuded to take up on that shall put itself in march 10 morrow, 10 day, particularly on the heights of St. take -up its position behind the Loire.Cloud and Meudou; but the gallantry of Paris shall be completely evacuated in the Prussian troops, under Gen. Ziethen, three days; and the wovement behind the surmounted every obstacle, and they suc. Loire shall be effected within eight days. ceeded finally in establishing themselres 3. The French army shall take witb it on the heights of Meudon, and in the vil- all its materiel, field - artillery, militarylage of Issy. The French attacked them chest, horses, and property of regimeuts, agaio in lesy, at three o'clock in the morn- without exception. All persons belonging ing of the 3d, but were repulsed with con- to the depots shall also be removed, as siderable loss; and finding that Paris was well as those belonging to the different


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