furnifozer? by his Britannic Majesty oumber are comprised fever men, anwherever they may be wanted.

armed, intended, according to the ellas Art. 1v. Beficies the Levy Money brished custom in the Hettian fervice, ftipulated in the proceditg Article, bis to crve as ferraris to Officers, and is Britannia Majesty thall caule to be paid is agreed upro chat thele men ile to every Officer, as also to every one ncrerthelets pats inufer as foldiers in employed, n't a byliring man of equal every stipeet. rank, the sum of three months pay Art. VII As it is to be feared thai, according to his rank, and upon the no.withfarding the care mai!e ule ni, fame footing as his national croups, in it will not be pothvie entirely to preorder to facilitate the expence of his vent defertion until the arrival of the private equipment, which payment shall troops at the place of embarkation, and be made immediately after the figna. his Serene Highness promising to emture of the present Treaty.

ploy every means in his power that the Arr. V. His Majesty the King of laid corps thaid be embarked complete, Great Britain engages himself, in like it is agreed upon, that there shall be at manner, to pay to the Serene Land. the fard reviei tea fupernumerary mea grave an annual subsidy during the fix per company to supply the place of de. pears this Treaty is to continue. This ferters on the march; fo ihat in casc, fubsidy shall commence fruni the day of on the arrival of the corps at the port, the fignature, and it thall be paid at the number of fupernuineraries fall the rate of eighey thousand crowns exceed that of the deserters, the rebanco per annum. The pay,ment of mairider may be distributed amongst the this subsidy fall be made regularly, battalions, and added to the amount, without abarement, every quarter, to in order ro increase, in such case, the the Agent of his Highness in London. levy money, pay, &c. and his Highmets

Art. VI. There troops Thall remain engages himself moreover to cause the in the service and at the disposition of faid corps to be efcorted by a detach. bis Britannic M jesty during lix years, ment of cavalri, in order to pick up and his Majesty thall allow them during deferters, procore quarters, &c. Sc. it this term

being well undertiood that the expea1. Every thing that is necessary for ces, as well of the march, as of the re. their fubaftence, namely, pay, bread, turn of the detachment of caralry, thall forage, and, in general, all envoluncats, be defrayed by his Majesty. as well ordinary as extraordinary, at Art. IX. All the objects of pay and tached to every rank, on the fame maintenance fhall be calculated accord. fooring that he allows them to his Bri. ing to the table of the annual review, with troops in the different places of to that the vacancies happening from their deftination ; and for this purpose one review to another thall not make the statements of payment tall be an any alteration in the fate of payment. pexed to the prelent Treaty.

His Majesty shall cause these obje&ts to 2. Medicines and fuitenance for the be paid in advance from two to two fick and wounded, with a place and the months, either by allignments payable necessary means of conveyance wherein in favour of the Helsian Commitsioner they may be treated and taken care of, upon whatever cheft of his Majesty may precisely on the same footing as the be neareft to the said Commission, or in national British troops, by, their own ready money to his Serene Highness's Poysicians and Surgeons.

Agent in London. The pay shall commence from the Art. X. A freth review thall take day of the reviewv, according to the place regularly every year; bis Majetty effective ftute in which the laid corps deali give three months notice of the thall be delivered, which thall be ve. number of recruits necesary to comritied by a table, ligned by the respec. plete the corps, which number shall be rise Ministers of the high Contradling fixed according to the official report of Parties, which shall have the fine force the first day of April, so that the re. *s if it had been infested word for word cruits thall be ready to be delivered 193 che present Treary.

to the English Commissary the first day Art.'VII. As in the before-men- of July, at the place of the firt ro. pirined table the firength of each corrie vicw, or one month after, at such port piany, of which four make a battalion, in Germany, or at such place on the mounts to one hundred and fixty three frontiers of the Empire as his Majelly dicis, it inusi be oblissed, that in his may chuse for their reception. The


term of their delivery thall be deemed cruits of the year, in order that the to be that of the new review, and the same vesel may convey borh. total of the number of effective men Art. XIV. 'In case an Officer should remaining, according to the report of lose his equipage, either on his route the month of April, added to shar of or by fome accident of war, his Majelty the recruits delivered to the British shall grant him the fame indemnifica Commissary, fhall be considered as the tion as English Officers are allowed in effective State of the new period, and similar cafes. hall not vary until the review of the Art. XV. As soon as his Serene following year.

Highness thall have put the corps in a Art. XI. There shall be paid for each face to march, within the term agreed recruit armed, equipped,' disciplined, upon, he thall be confidered as having and exercised, the lun of twenty fulfiled luis preliminary engagements s crowns banco; and his Highness the 10 that the payment of the levy money, Landgrave takes upon himself the ex- subsidy, and pay hall take place acpeaces of transport to the place of em- cording to the aforesaid determination, barkation, as well as of escort, which even in case his Majesty, on accound are to be reimbursed by his Britannic of fome unforeseen event, thould not Majesty.

think proper to have the corps reArt. XII. As, during the continu- viewed, or to cause it to march or ance of this Treaty, it will necessarily embark. occur, that Officers or Soldiers, either Art. XVI. If before the period of for family reasons, on account of pre. the review his Britannic Majesty thall ferment, or for fickness, will be obliged find himself dilposed to renounce this to return home, his Majesty takes upon Treaty entirely, his Serene Highness himself the expences of their transport shall receive, under the title of indemin the two former cases, as far as the niticacion, frontiers of the Empire, and in the 1. The levy money. latter to their own country : bis High 2d. The equipage money allowed to nefs promiles, in return, to replace the the Officers. non-coin miftioned Officers and Soldiers 3d. Three months pay for the whole to whom he may give permission to re of the troops, according to the Table turn for any uther realon than that of annexed to the second Article, &c. inkness, at his own expence, and with 4th. One year's subsidy. but requiring the consideration for re. Art. XVII. At the end of six

years, fruits fixed in the preceding Article, re. bis Britannic Majefty shall send back lerving to himself nothing but tlie the corps, at the dispofal of his Hightransport from the frontiers of the Dess, in the fame state in which it was Empire unto the place of their defti- taken into his service, and being as the nation. — Moreover, his Highness will en:irc expence of transport until their never recal an Officer or Soldier with. arrival at Darmstadt ; it being underout urgent cause, or without having stood that his Majesty shall not pay.che acquainted his Majesty thereof; and he levy money for the men who inay be will take care that the number of Offi- w ac thac rime, except in the cers shall be always complete.

cafe where he thall have failed to inArt. XIII. The Moff Serene Land. form tlie Serene Landgrave of it fix grave being at the charge of furnishing months beforehand, in order to fave his the laid corps with arms and clothing, Highness the expence of a new curalo conlequence of the pay upon the pletion. If by accident the retura fwuring of English troops, as agreed ihould be retarded, the Treaty thall upon in these Articles, his Majesty thall be tacitly prolonged for one year, in cause indemnification to be inade for every reipect, and a certain sum ihail fuch loss only in cloathing, arnis and be agreed upon as an equivalent for accoutrements as Thall be occasioned by levy money, in proportion to the prefome accident of war or of voyage ; as

sont arrangement. well as for every expence incurred in . Art. XVIII. If his Majesty thould the transport of these several articles to think proper, after the expiration of the troops, and also of cvery thing they the fix vears fixed for the duration of may stand in need of ; it being well this Treaty, to keep the said corps for under food that the aforesaid Articles fome years longer, his Highness conihall be delivered to the English Coin- fenis to it beforehand; and it will be miary at the same time as thic re. then only necessary to make an arrange

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ment respecting the levy and equipage some circumstances of an unwelcome mbney for the Officers, which will be nature had lately occurred in relation calculated according to the proportions to France; that our trade had suffered of the present Treaty.

and was suffering extenfive injuries in Art. XIX. His Serene Highness re- the West-Indies, from the cruizers and ferves to himself the jurisdiction over agents of the French Republic; aod his troops, as well as all difpofitions that communications had been received respecting promotion, diicipline, and from its Minister here, which indicated interior administracion,

danger of a further disturbance of our Arr. XX. His Britannic Majesty commerce by its authority; and that grants to his Highness the sum of fifa

we were, in other respects, far from reen thousand pounds sterling, tu an- agreeable; but that I referved for a fwer the firtt expences of equipping this special messige a more particular comcorps ; payment of which thall be made munication on this interesting fubje&t. immediately after the tignature of this This communication I now make. Treary, and shall be carried to the ac “ The complaints of the French count of levy money.

Minister embraced most of the transArt. XX1. Deferters shall be faith- actions of our Government, in relation fully delivered up on both sides, and to France, from an early period of the peither the foldiers, nor any other per present war; which, therefore, it was fons belonging to the corps of Helle necessary carefully to review. A col. * Darm fact, thall be permitted to settle lection has been formed of letters and in the dominions of his Britannic Ma. papers relating to those transactioos, jefty.

which I now Tay before you, with a In witness whereof, . we the un lerrer to Mr. Pinckney, our Minifter

derfigned, authorized by the full at Paris *, containing an examination of power of his Majesty the King che notes of the French Minister, and of Great Britain on one fide, and such information as I thought might be of his Serene Highnefs the reign- u'eful to Mr. Pinckney in any further ing Landgrave of Hesse Darm. representations he might find necessary ftadt on ihe other," have signed to be made to the French Government. the present Treary, and have The immediate objed of his misli caused the feals of our aims to wys, to make to that Government fuch be affixed thereto.

explanations of the principles and conDone at Francfort, this roth

duart of our own, as, hy manifesting of June, one thousand Icven our gond faith, might remove all jer.

hundred and ninety-fix. lowly and discontent, and maintain ibat (L. S.) C. CRAPEURD. harmony and good underftanding with (L, S.) C. B. DE BARKHAUS. the French Republic, which it has

been my conftant folicitude to preferre. No. II.

A Government which required odly AMERICA.

a knowledge of the truth to justify its

measures, could not but be anxious to NEW-YORK, JAN. 28.

have this fully and frankly displayed. « Genelemen of the Senate, and of the House of Reprefentatives,

« GEO. WASHINGTOX. " AT the opening of the prefent


United States, Sellion of Congress, I inentioned that Jan. 19, 1797."

> The letter from the American Secretary of State to Mr. Pinckney discloses fome curious facts. Among other things, the Minister of France has nade ir a subject of formal complaint to the American Government, that ihe French Aay has not been displayed before Congrets in their Hall of Seffion; and, what is mort fingular, the Minister has coiriplained that the publishers of Almanacks ard Registers have arranged the names of the British Minister before that of the Frerch and Spanish Ministers, and he has requefied the Prti. dere ro disavow this conduct of the printers, and suppress the publications. What will the world think of the Agent of a great Nation descending to such puerilities ? and wliat opi. nion will be formed of the Minister of a free Nation, who can be so ignorant of the Laws of the United States as to fuppose the Executive has the power to suppress a publication not prohibited by law? It seems as if the Agents of the French Nation take upweariad: rains to make their Government hated and themselves despied.




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HOUSE OF LORDS. No business of importance occurred in ferent parts of the country, it ap. the Upper House till

pears, that unless tome measure is MONDAY, FEB. 27.

immediately taken, there The Lord Chancellor on that day

ftason to apprehend a want of a fead the following Mellage from the fufficient supply of cash to answer the King :

exigencies of the public service. It is GEORGER.

the unanimous opivion of the Board, " His Majesty thinks it proper to

that it is indispensably necessary for the communicate to the House of Lords, public

service, that the Directors of the without delay, the measures adopted to

Bank of England lhould forbear issuing obviate the effects which might be oc. any, cash in payment until the sense of caligned by the unusual demand of fpe- Parliament can be taken on that subject, cie lately made from different parts of and the proper measures adopted therethe country in the Metropolis.

upon, for maintaining the means of cir. "The peculiar nature and exigency culation, and supporting the public and of the cafe appeared to require, in the commercial credit of the kingdom at firf instance, the measure contained in this important conjun&ture; and it is the Order of Council, which his ordered, that a copy of this minute be Majefty has directed to be laid before transmitted to the Directors of the the House. In recoin mending this im- Bank of England, and they are hereby portant subject to the immediate and required, on the grounds of the exí. serious attention of the House of Lords, gency of the case, to conform thereto bis Majesty relics with the utmost con.


the sense of Parliament can be taken fidence on the experienced wisdom and

as aforesaid. W. FAULKNER," firmness of his Parliament, for taking [When the aboveOrder was published such ineasures as may be best calculated in the city, it was accompanied by the to meet

any temporary pressure, following notice from tive Bank : and to call forth, in the most effectual BANK OF ENGLAND, FEB.27, 1797. manper, the extensive resources of his " In consequence of an order of his kingdoms in support of their public and Majesty's Council, notified to the Bank commercial credit, and in defence of last night, copy of which is hereunto their deareft interests.

annexed :

"G.R." “ The Governor, Deputy Gover. Lord Grenville alfo, by his Majesty's Dor, and Directors of the Bank command, laid before the House á of England, think it their duty to inCOPY OF THE ORDER OF PRIVY form the Proprietors of Bank Stock, as COUNCIL.

well as the Public at large, that the ge"Ac the Council Chamber, Whitehall, neral concerns of the Bank are in the Feb. 26, 1797

mot affluent and prosperous fituation, "By the Lords of his Majefty's Moft and such as to preclude every doubt as Honourable Priry Council.' Present,

to the security of its notes. The Lord Chancellor Earl of Liverpool their usual

discounts for the accommo

** The Directors mean to continue Lord Grenville Duke of Purtland Mr. Chancellor

dation of the Commercial Interest, payMarquis Cornwallis of Exchequer.

ing the amount in Bank-notes, and the

Dividend Warrants will be paid in the “ Upon the representation of the

fame manner. Chancellor of the Exchequer, fating, (Signed)

FRANCIS MARTIN, that from the result of the information

Secretary."] which he has received, and of the enqui.

The Duke of Norfolk expressed ries which it bas been his duty to make, some surprize, that so extraordinary a tespecting the effect of the unusual de measure ihould have been taken upon mapdo for fpecie that have been made the representation of the Chancellor of upon the metropolis, in confequence of the Exchequer only. He considered ili founded or exaggerated alarms in dif. the Chancellor of the Exchequer as the

Lord President

Eari Spencer

prime contriver and mover and orga. nifters had no intention to send money nizer of the measure ; but he did not out of the kingdom, which he certainly think his reprefentation of the cause of did not think they would attempt in the scarcity of cash was fair. The the short space of twenty-four hours, alarms of the country had no doubt oc he would certainly vote for the Motion, cafioned a searcity ; butthe great caule because he thought the refusal to satisfy o`the scarcity was the exportation of that House would tend to increase the

pecie to subsidize the Emperor and alarms of the Public. other Powers on the Continens. It was Lurd Grenville did not think it would not his intention to discuss the question cause any alarm, or that the prevention generally at present ; but he felt it a of any was the object of the Morion; duty he owed to the country to move, it rather appeared as intended to cast an “That an humble Address be present. oblique repection upon Administration, ed to his Majesty, humbly soliciting his and he hoped, when the House thought Majesty, that no further exportation of they merited any blame, they would Gold or Silver in Coin, or Gold or Silver not do it, as it were, by a fide wind. in Bullion, Tould take place for the use The House then divided on the of the Emperor, or any other Foreign Motion, Power, until the sense of Parliainent Contents

5 fhall have been taken on the lubject, af. Non-Contents

34 ier a full view of the cause of the pub.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18. lic exigencies, on which his Majesty has

KING'S MESSAGE. been this day advised to issue a most ex The Order of the Day being read traordinary and illegal proclamation." for summoning the House, his Majesty's

A number of Lords here called out Message was read. it was no Proclamation ; upon which his Lord Grenville stated, that the alarms, Grace substituted in the place of it, Or with such industry circulated through der of Council.

the country, of an intended invafion, Lord Grenville considered the Duke's had caused a considerable demand for opinion as determining to decide upon specie on the Bank of England, into. the queftion to-night, and debate it to. much, that it was found requisite by a morrow.

strong mcasure to arrest the progress of The Duke of Grafton contended what might ultimately prove dettructive that the measure was illegal,and thought to the credit of the nation. He did not it highly, necessary that Parliament will it to be understood that the Bank fhould look on it with a jealous eye. was unable to pay the demands made

Lord Grenville felt tumself ready to upon it. The contrary, he was proud enter into the defence of having so lup to say, was the fact, and it would in the ported our Allies at any time it might end be proved to the full satisfaction of be brought forward, convinced that it thc public. Our Commerce, our Cré. Jiad been of great service, and of effen- dit, and our Finances were in the moft tial benefit to the kingdom.

fourishing state; but it became the Lord Guildford had long feared the duty of his Majesty's Council, when fyftem pursued would produce fome. they saw any evil arising, to endeavour thing like the present, though he had to put an in.mediate fup to it. He never entertained an idea of its being should not take upon him to assert that carried to so great an

The the measure adopted by the Cabinet in present Motion had nothing to do with the present instance was strictly can. that fubject, but very properly, as he formable to law. The Council had no thought, went to satisfy the public, and right to controul the Bank, nor did they prevent Ministers from taking the op- assume such a power—they only made portunity of increasing the present dif a request, and that requeft was imme. ficulties by sending more money out of diarely complied with. Its juftice was the kingdom : and therefore, thould Ilie esident its effect appeared to be Noble Duke perfit in his motion, he fraught with benefit; and iherefore the should certainly divide with him, unless measure was adopted. The Noble the Noble Lord would undestake to af. Lord said it would be unneceffary to go sure the House that Ministers had no into detail on this business; and there. such intention.

fore he should come immediately to the Lord Moira declared, that since the point, which was a Morion for « An Noble Secretary of State declined give humble Address to his Majefty, to iøg an answer to the queftion, that Mi. thank him for his gracious communi



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