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And the Lieutenant-Generals De Us. must return under the command soon and De Tesse, Commanders and discipline of their officers that in Chief of the Irish Army, on are to conduct them thither; and the other; and the General Ofi- deserters of each side shall be given cors kereunto subscribing
up, and punished accordingly.
IV. That all English and Scotch I. That all persons without any officers that serve now in Ireland, exceptions, of what quality or con. shall be included in this capituladition soever, that are willing to tion as well for the securiy of their Jeave the kingdom of Ireland, shall estates and goods' in England, have free liberty to go to any coun- Scotland, and Ireland, (if they are try beyond the seas (England and willing to remain here,) as for pasScotland excepted) where they think sing freely into France, or any other fit, with their families, household country to serve.. stuff, plate, and jewels.
V. That all the general French II. That all general officers, co- officers, the intendant, the engi. lonels, and generally all other of- neers, the commissaries at war, ficers of horse, dragoons, and foot. and of the artillery, the treasurer, guards, troopers, dragooners, sol, and other French officers, strangers, diers of all kinds that are in any and all others whatsoever, that are garrison, place or post, now in the in Sligo, Ross, Clare, or in the arliands of the Irish, or encamped in my, or that do trade or commerce, the countjes of Cork, Clare, and or are otherways employed in any Kerry, as also those called Rap- kind of station or condition, shall parees, or volunteers, that are wil. have free leave to pass into France, Jing to go beyond seas as aforesaid, or any other country, and shall shall have free leave to embark have leave to ship themselves, with themselves wherever the ships are all their horses, equipage, plate, that are appointed totransport them, papers, and all their effects whateand to come in whole bodies as they ver; and that General Ginckle will are now composed, or in parties, order passports for them, convoys, çonipanies, or otherwise, without and carriages, by land and water, having any impediment, directly or to carry them safe from Limerick indirectly
to the ships where they shall be III. That all persons above embarked without paying any thing Inentioned, that are willing to for the said carriages, or to those leave Ireland and go into France, employed therein, with their horses, shall have leave, to declare it at cars, boats, and shallops. the times and places hereafter VI. That if any of the aforesaid mentioned, viz. the troops in Lic equipages, merchandize, horses, merick, 'on Tuesday next in Lime- money, plate, or other moveable rick; the horse at their camp on household-stuff, belonging to the Wednesday, and the other forces said Irish troops, or to the French that are dispersed in the counties of officers, or other particular persons Clare, Kerry, and Cork, on the whatsoever, be robbed, destroyed, 8th instant, and on none other, be- or taken away by the troops of the fore Monsieur Tameron, the French said Ĝeneal, the said General will intendant, and Colonel Withers; order it to be restored, or pyment and after such declaration is made to be made according to the value the troops that will go into France
that that is given in upon oath by the be paid for as soon as all are disperson so robbed or plundered : embarked at Brest or Nantz, upon and all other persons belonging to the coast of Brittany, or any other them, are to observe good order part of France they can make. in their march and quarters, and X. And to secure the return of shall restore whatever they shall the said ships (the danger of the take from the country, or make seas excepted) and payment for the restitution for the same.
said provisions, sufficient hostages VII. That to facilitate the trans- shall be given, porting the said troops, the Gene. XI. That the garrisons of Clare ral will furnish fifty ships, each castle, Ross, and all other foot that ship’s burthen two hundred tons ; are in girisons in the counties of for which, the persons to be trans- Clare, Cork, and Kerry, shall have ported shall not be obliged to pays the advantage of this present capi. and twenty more, if there shall be tulation; and such part of those occasion, without their paying for garrisons as design to go beyond them ; and if any of the said slips seas, shall march out with their shall be of lesser burthen, he will arms, baggage, drums beating, furnish more in number to counter- ball in mouth, match lighted at vail ; and also give two men of both ends, and colours flying, with war, to embark the principal offi- all the provisions, and half the cers, and serve for a convoy to the ammunition that is in the said garri. vessels of burthen. I
gons, and join the horse that is to VIII. That a commissary shall be transported ; or if then there is be immediately sent to Cork to vi- not shipping enough for the body sit the tran• port ships, and what of foot that is to be next transportcondition they are for sailing: and ed after the horse, General Ginckle that as soon as they are ready the will order that they be furnished troops to be transported shall march. with carriages for that purpose, and with all convenient speed, the near- what provisions they shall want in est way, in order to embark there: their march, they paying for the and if there shall be any more men said provisions, or else that they to be transported than can be car. may take it out of their own maried off in the said fifty ships, the gazines. rest shall quit the English town of XII. That all the troops of horse Limerick, and march to such quar- and dragoons, that are in the coun. ters as shall be appointed for them ties of Cork, Kerry, and Clare, convenient for their transportation, shall also have the benent of this where they shall remain till the capitulation ; and that such as will other twenty ships be ready, which pass into France, shall have quarare to be in a month; and may em- ters given them in the counties of bark on any French ship, that may Clare, and Kerry, apart from the come in the mean time.
- troops that are comnianded by Ge. IX. That the said ships shall be neral Ginckle, until they can be furnished with forage for horse, shipped ; and within their quarters and all necessary provisions to sub- they shall pay for every thing, exsist the officers, troops, dragoons, cept forage and pasture for their and soldiers, and all other persons horses, whish shall be furnished that are shipped to be transported gratis. into France ; which provisions shall XIII. Those of the garrison of
Sligo Sligo that are joined to the Irishment; and after they are cured, army, shall have the benefit of this will order them ships to pass into capitulation; and orders shall be France, if they are willing to go. sent to them that are to convey. XIX. That at the signing hereof, them up, to bring them hither to the General will send a ship es. Limerick the shortest way. press to France; and that besides,
XIV. The Irish may have liberty he will furnish two small ships of to transport nine hundred horse, those that are now in the river of including horses for their officers, Limerick, to transport two persons which shall be tsansported, gratis : into Francethatare to be sent to give and as for the troopers, that stay notice of this treaty, and thatthecom. behind, they shall dispose of them. manders of the said ships shall have selves as they shall think fit, give orders to put ashore at the next poit ing up their horses and arms to of France, where they shall make. such persons as the General shall XX. That all those of the said appoint.
troops, officers, and others, of what XV. It shall be permitted to character soever, that would pass those that are appointed to take into France, shall not be stopped care for the subsistence of the horse upon the account of debt, or any that are willing to go into France, other pretexto to buy hay and oats at the King's XXI. If after signing this pre. rates wherever they can find it, in sent treaty, and before the arrival the quarters that are assigned for of the fleet, a French packet-boat, them, without any let or molesta. or other transport-ship, shall arrive tion, and to carry all necessary pro- from France in any other part of visions out of the city of Limerick; Ireland, the General will order a and for this purpose, the General passport, not only for such as must will furnish convenient carriages for go on board said ships, but to the them to the places where they shall ships to come to the nearest port to be embarked.
the place where the troops to be XVI. It shall be lawful to make transported shall be quartered. use of the hay preserved in the stores XXII. That after the arrival of of the county of Kerry, for the horses the said feet, there shall be free that shall be embarked ; and if there communication and passage be. be not enough, it shall be lawful to tween it and the quarters of the buy hay and oats wherever it shall abcure said troops ; and especially, be found, at the King's rates. for all those that have passes from
XVII. That all prisoners of war the chief Commanders of the said that were in Ireland the 28th of feet, or from Mons. Tameron the September, shall be set at liberty intendant. on both sides ; and the General XXIII. In consideration of the promises to use his endeavours, present capitulation, the two towns that those that are in England and of Limerick shall be delivered and Flanders be set at liberty also. put into the hands of the General,
XVIII. The General will cause or any other person he shall approvisions and medicines to be fur- point, at the time and days hereafnished to the sick and wounded of- ter specified, viz. the Irish town, ficers, troopers, dragoons, and sol. except the magazines and hospital, diers of the Irish arnıy, that cannot on the day of the signing of these pass into France at the first embark- present articles; and as for the En
glish glish town, it shall remain, toge. there shall not be sufficient in the ther with the island, and the free stores, for the support of the said passage of Thomond bridge, in the troops, whilst they stay in this hands of those of the Irish army kingdom, and are crossing the seas, that are now in the garrison, or that that upon giving up an account of shall hereafter come from the coun. their numbers, the General will ties of Cork, Clare, Kerry, Sligo, furnish them with sufficient provi. and other places above mentioned, sions at the King's rates ; and that until there shall be convenience there shall be a free market at Li. found for their transportation. merick, and other quarter:, where
XXIV. And to prevent all dis- the said troops shall be ; and in orders that may happen between case any provision shall remain in the garrison that the general shall the magazines of Limerick when place in the Irish town, which shall the town shall be given up, it shall be delivered to him, and the Irish be valued, and the price deducted troopers that shall remain in the out of what is to be paid for the English town and the island, which provisions to be furnished to the they may do, until the troops to be troops on ship-board. embarked on the first fifty ships XXVII. That there shall be a shall be gone for France, and no cessation of arms at land, as also longer ; they shall entrench them, at sea, with respect to the ships, selves on both sides, to hinder the whether English, Dutch,or French, communication of the said garri- designed for the transportation of sons; and it shall be prohibited on the said troops, until they shall be both sides, to offer any thing that returned to their respective haris offensive ; and the parties of bours; and that, on both sides, fended shall be punished on either they shall be furnished with suffi. side.
cient passports both for ships and XXV. That it shall be lawful for and men ; and if any sea comthe said garrison to march out all at mander, or captain of a ship, or once, or at different times, as they any officer, trooper, dragoon, sol. be embarked, with arms, baggage, dier, or any other person, shall act drums beating, match lighted at both contrary to this cessation, the perends, bullet in mouth, colours flying, sons so acting shall be punished on sl.r brass guns, such as the besieged either side, and satisfaction shall will chuse, two morter-pieces, and be made for the wrong that is half the ammunition that is now in thc done ; and officers shall be sent to magazines of the said place ; and for the mouth of the river of Limerick this purpose an inventory of all the to give notice to the commanders ammunition in the garrison shall be of the English and French fleets of made in the presence of any person the present conjuncture, that they that the General shall appoint, the may observe the cessation of arms next day after these present articles accordingly. shall be signed.
XXVIII. That for the security XXVI. All the magazines of of the execution of this present caprovisions shall remain in the hands pitulation, and of each article of those that are now employed to therein cuitained, the besieged take care of the same, for the sub- shall give the following hostages sistence of those of the Irish army and the General give that will pass inte France : and if XXIX. If before this capitula
tion tion is fully executed, there hap- ciety, instead ofoppu kent merchants pens any change in the government, and animated tradesmen. Halifax or command of the army, which is posses soldiers, intead of bales of now commanded by General Ginc- merchandize, its streets are filled kle; all those that shall be appoint- with piles of bullets, the Exchange of ed to command the same, shall be this wretched town is a barrack. obliged to observe and execute The vigilance of centinels, and the what is specified in these articles, murdering signal of morning guns, or cause it to be executed puntual- drums, and horns, while they de. ly, and shall not act contrary on clare the trade of death, the excluany account.
sive occupation of a city, remind BARON DE OINCKLE: the unhappy degraded provincial. Oct. 19:
ist, that any consideration of theirs
would be suffocated in the thunder Description of Halifax, in North of military execution. The Catho. America.
lic faith in the province, is in the
řnost flourishing state. The native THE town of Halifax the capi. Indians are entirely in communion tal of the British province of Nova with the church, and are so at. Scotia, is situated on Chebucto tached to it that they frequently bay, 44.45 Northern latitude, about convey the dead bodies of their 800 miles N. E. of New York. It friends a distance of three hundred contains about 9,000 inliabitants, miles to the burial ground in Hali. about four-fifths of whom are Ca- fax, where they are daily employed tholics, mostly from Ireland. The ornamentmg the graves of their principal employment is fishing, for friends with Crucifixes, or in acts of which it is very advantageously si. prayer and piety that evince their tuated being within a few days tegard for the deceased and their insail of Newfoundland. It carries timacy with our holy religion. on no other trade being restricted The Rev. Mr. Jones who lately by the mother country, from en- died in this city, for more than tering into commercial intercourse thirty years had the care of the with the neighbouring free and in- Mission in Nova Scotia, and with dependent American states, or any a most exemplary industry managother country not a dependency of ed his numerous flock with the most Great Britain, through which me- apostolic zeal and example. As dium the people subject to her, must the Indian natives profess the Careceive, such articles of luxury or tholic faith, planted in this exten. necessity as are used by them. sive region by the French, while The consequence is, that Halifax they held it, then called Acadia, admirably placed for trade, is as it became a political expedient of dull and inactive, as any country the British government to encouo village in Ireland. Instead of the rage Catholic ecclesiastics of their busy and opulent appearance and own subjects, to be intrusted with chearfulness which all the neigh- the management of a people who bouring towns of the United States could not be reconciled to new exhibit, a disgusting gloom, a sickly masters without indulging them in inactivity, pervadesevery class of so. the exercise of a faith they would