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ADAUR ALTY-OFFICE, DEC. 17. for the vanquilhed. Save the Pope from Copy of a Letter from Rear. Admiral the greatest misfortunes. You know

Bazels, Commarding, Officer of bis how desirous I am to terininate by peace Majeliy's Sbips und Vepels in be a contest, which has, for me, neitlier Downs, to Evan Neptan, Esq. dated danger nor glory. on board bis Mitjesly's Ship Overzfil, “In your mission, M. Le Cardinal. I ibe 14.b of December 1796.

with that success which the purity of Sir,

your intention deferves. I HAVE just received a Letter from

(Signed) " BUONAPARTE." Lieutenant Webb, cominanding the Marechal de Cobourg Custer, acquaint.

INSPRUCK (THE CAPITAL OF Ty• ing me, that, on the night of the 12th

ROL), NOV. 20. int, off Dungeness, he fell in with, An express, which arrived here this and, after a chace of iwo hours, cap. morning at five o'clock, brings the tured a French Lugfail Privateer of agrecable intelligence of some advanIwo guns and eighteen men, named tages of importance obtained over the the Elpojre, which had left Boulogne enemy by the Austrian Field Marshal the day before, but had not taken any Baron Davidovitch. The following is thing.

thar General's letter : I am, Sir, &c. &c. &c.

Rivoli, Dec. 17. JOAN BAZELY,

“I this morning attacked the ene.

ray, who were strongly posted on the (FROM THE OTHER PAPERS.] heights near Rivoli, and notwithstand. Rome,' Nov. 7.

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the difficulties of the fluation from THE Pope has been greatly alarmed mountains and precipices, after an obby the threats of the French, whose ftinate content, which continued, with terms of Peace have been so greatly more our intermiflion, from seven in the tifying, that his Muliacfs refused to ratify morning till ewo in the afternoon, we them." The Archbishop of Ferröra has drove the enemy to the heights of Cam. lately transmitted to his Holiness the para. Their looś in killed and wounded following bombastic lerrer, which he was considerable. Two Generals, Plo. had received from the French Gene. rella and Vallet, were made prisoners, ral :

with a great number of Officers, and Buonaparte io obe Carlinal Matry, Arcb

1000 private men. We likewise took bijbop of Ferrara (translated from ibe 12 pieces of artifiery, and several ammu. Jialiar), 08. 31.

nition waggons." The Court of Rome has refused the conditions of peace whicb were offered Miffage of the Executive Directory to ibe by the Directory ; it has also broke the Council of Five Hundrad. armiflice ; it arms; it wilbes for war ;

Dec. 10. it hall have it, but befvre I behold in " The multiplied wants of the Re. cold blond the ruin and death of those public callimperiously on you to display ideots who would oppose obstacles and employ all her resources. You are to the Republican forces, I owe to my not ignorant, that every branch of the couotry, to ltalv, to humanity, to my- public service experiences the utmost felf,to nakea linal effort for inducing the diffress. The pay of the troops remains Pepe to accept of conditions exceeding- unfetiied; the defenders of the country dy moderare, conformably to his real in. luffer all the horrors of nakedness teresis, his character, and reason. You their courage is increased by the painful know, M. Le Cardinal, the force and sense of their wants; the disgust arising the courage of the army I command. from them naturally occalions defer

"To overturn the temporal power ' tion i the to!pitals are in want of fuel, of the Pope, I have no more to do tha'n medicines, and all other necessaries ; the to will it.- Repair to Rome, lec the public alms and work-horses experience Holy Father, undeceive him respecting the same wantsý and for this reason they his true interests, deliver him from the reject the needy and infirm citizens, intriguers chat surround him, who with who usually found an asylum in them. for his defru&tion, and that of the city The Creditors of the State, the Conof Rome. The French once more perá tractors who daily supply the wants of mit me to offer propositions of peace. the armies, with great difficulty obrain All may yet be recoled. War, lo cruel only a finail part of the sums due to ca the people, has terrible consequences them, and the distrefs which they exVOL. XXXI. LAN, 1797

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perience on this account deters others treats, has crowned its bri'liant campaign who might supply those wants with by a defence equally aftonishing and more exactness, and on terms more ad- glorious. vantageous to the Republic.-The pub. "The Generals, the Officers and Sollic roads are impassable, and the commu. diers have displayed, in that fituarion, a nications interrupted. The salaries of courage and a fortitude thateveo'compel. the public functionaries remain unpaid. led the enemy to pay them the tribute of From one end of the Republic to the admiration which is due to their valour. other, the Judges and Administrators Greeting and respect, are reduced to the dreadful dilemma, (Signed) « RUDLER," either to expose themselves and families The following are the articles of cato the utmost misery, or disgracefully to pitulation for the fortress of Kehl, proTell themselves to intriguers. The disa pored by General Defaux, Commander affected agitate every part of the Re in Chief of the fortress, to General La public ; murder and affallination are Tour, Commander of the Austrian organized in many places, and the ac- forces, both having sufficient powers. ministration of the police, without acti. Art. I. The French troops shall eva. vity and without force, from want of cuate the fortress of Kehl to-day and provisionary means, is unable to check to-morrow, Anf. Agreed. there disorders, &c.'

Il. They shall give poffeffi:n to the (The remainder of this Message con Auftrian troops tomorrow (10th Jan.) tains a plan for remedying there evils by precisely at four o'clock in the afterthe creation of a new kind of paper 'Ant. The Austrian troops shall currency, superior, as it is averred, tu cake possellion of Fort Kohl to-morrow any that has yet been tried in France, at four o'clock, and also of every thing and calculated to produce all the vigour which the French shall leave behind. and energy of which the Republic lands III. From the present moment all so much in need ]

hoftilities shall ceafe on both sides, and The Directory has passed an order the Austrian troops thall take poffeffion refuling to receive Mr. Pinckney. of the redoubt and burying-ground, and The order declares that all relation carry their advanced posts to the nearest between the French Government and barrier. The redoubt, the buryingthe United States of Arnerica fhall be ground, and the barrier leading to the interrupted, until the injuries which the fort, lhall be inftantly surrendered. French Republic complain of are re IV. The French troops thall hold the dreffed."

other side of the barrier until four CAPITULATION OF KEHL. o'clock to-morrow. Ans. Agrecd. Eriralt of a Letter from General Moreau, V. On each side a Staf Officer Mall

dated 21 Nivose, 10 Jan. be exchanged as an hostage, who hail “I have only time to fiy, that Kehl remain until the Capiculation is executwill be evacuated this day at four o'clock. ed, and then to be re.exchanged. Ans. We carry away every thing, even the Granted. They thall be exchanged the pallisades and the enemies bullets. moment the Austrians cake pulfcfiion

“ MOREAU." of the fort. Letter from Citizen Ridler, Commilioner At three quarters after three the reft

of ini Guvernment with the Army of tbe of the troops had defiled ; the rear. Rhine and Moelle, 10 obe Execurive guard was ihe 6zd half brigade. Dipeticry.

Every thing has been carried off ; “ By the capitulation agreed upor cven the Auftrian pallisadoes and bulyefierday, the Fort of Kcht, after the lets. irenches had been opened before it two The bridge of boats has been drawn, months, will be restored to the Au- along the Left Bank. The great bridge firians this day, at four o'clock in'the is uncovered, and there remains no lonta . afternoon; all our artillery has already ger any communication with the other been forned into a park on the left bank bank of the river. of the Rhine. Every soldier carries CONFLAGRATION IN AMERICA. with him only the pallisade which co.

New-York, Doc.g. vered him; the enemy will find nothing About one o'clock this morning a fire but alhes and ruins.

broke out in one of the ftores on Mur. “ It is thus that the army, after the ray's Wharf, Coffee-house-flıp, and raged pastage of the Rhinc, arter rapid con with such fury as to battle and human quests, and one of the isoft skilrul re exertion, tiil it had laid in a thes the

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wholehlockof buildings included between informed, that, out of several hundred abae fup, Front-ftreci, and the Fly.mare fail of shipping then in this harbour, ket. The number of buildings consumed not one boat was seen during the dreado Day be from fixry to leventy, confifting ful scene to render the least alliance, Dalily of large warehouses, with some but that of the British packet here al. large and valuable dwelling-houses, luded to.] The goods in the fores first burnt were Savannab, Nov. 29. On Saturday ali consumed, with all the books and the 26th instant this city exhibited a papers of the occupiers. Of this num, scene of desolation and diftress, probaber are Men. Robinson and Hartshorne, bly more awfully calamitous than any. Melf. Lomis and Tiilinghaft, W. and previoudly experienced in America. Be. S Rubinson, and the representatives of ween fix and seven o'clock in the evenNicholas Cook. The merchandize in the ing a small bake-house, belonging to a ftores nearer to the Fly.market was much Mr. Gromet, in Market Square, was of it fared. Fortunately it was high discovered to be on fire. The citizens, water, and the wind off shore, by which together with the officers and crews of means the shipping was saved. The the reffels in the harbour, were foon principal proprietors of the buildings convened; but, unfortunately, no im. burnt are, Stewart and Jones, John mediate and decisive ineasures were Murray, jan. John Marston, Robert adopted by which the fire could be stope Bronne, John Taylor, Garey Ludlow, ped in its beginning. Robert and Peter Bruce, and Henry H. The season, for two months previous Kip. It would be imprudent at present to this accident, had been dry; the to hazard a guess at the amount of pro. night was cold, and a light breeze, perty destroyed. "It must be immense. from 'N. N. W. was soon increased Tee warehouses were all of wood, and by the effect of the fire.

The. many of them contained large quantities coverings of the buildings being of wood of rum and spirits, which rendered the were, from the above circunstances, flames terrible in rapidity and extent. rendered highly combustible. Several

Dec. 14. SERIOUS CAUSE OF A LARM! of the adjoining houses were foon af. -Citizens of New York, you are once fected, and then almost instantly in more called upon to attend to your flames. The wind now became strong, lafety. It is no longer a doubt-it isa and whirled into the air, with agitated fact, that there is a combination of incen. violence, large flakes of burning thing diaries in this city, aiming to wrap the gles, boards, and other light substances, whole nf it in Aamnes! The house of which, alighting at a distance, added Mr. Lewis Ogden, in Pearl. ftreet, has confusion to the other terrors of the been twice fet on fire-the evidence of conflagration. The use of water was malicious intention is indubirable, and now rendered corally rain ; its common he has lent his black man, suspected, to extinguishing power seemed to be lost, prifun. Laft vight an attempt was made - Torrents of fames rolled from house in fet fire to Mr. Lindsay's house, in to house, with a destructive rapidity Greenwich-fireet. The combustibles which bid defiance to all human conleft for the purpose are preferved as

troul, and individual exertions evidence of the fact, Another attempt, from this time principally pointed towe learn, was aside last night in Beck. wards the fecuring of private property. man streer. Abed was ses on fire under The direction of the fire being now a child, and his cries alarned his family, committed to the wind, its rage was

[Ir. the course of the above condia. abared only, when, by extending to the gration at New York, Capt. Sharpe, commod, ic found no farther object and the crew of bis Majesty's packte wherewith to feed its fury. On the the Swallow, exerted themrelves in a north side of Marker-Iquare, and thence fanner to impress with the warmest in a fouth easterly dirittion, the inhagratitude the inhabitan's of New York. bitants were enabled, by favour of the They cut out of the flames several vesz wind, to save their houses, and limit fel that had actually caught fire, and the conflagration.-On the other hand, saved the lives of inirty persons who by the time it had extended on the Bay, were un board. The papers are full of pearly to Abercorn-street, the prodia ieftimonies to their brave and humane gious quantity of heat already produced exertions.

in the center of the city, began to draw It must be highly pleasing to his Man in a current of air from the east, and jcíry, and to the Nation at large, to be enabled some of whe most active inhabi

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tants and feamen to save a few houses Whereupon Dr. Green was declared in that quarter, after having been in duly clucted. imminent danger. Betwetu twelve and Å Philadelphia Paper of the 24th one the rage of the fire abated, and few Dec. gives the following fareinent as the other houses froin 'this time took fire. result of the election of Prefident and The exhausted sufferers, of both sexes, Vice-President of the United States of had now to remain exposed to the in-. America :clemency of a cold froity night, and to witnessthediftreifingfpectacleoftheirnu

RETURN OF VOTES merous dwellings, covered with voluines cf smoke and fame, falling into ruins.

PRESIDENT Thus was this little city, soon after cmerging from the ravages of our revo.

VICE-PRESIDENT. Jucionary war, and which had lately New Hampshire, promised a confiderable figure among Malachusetts,

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13 the comniercial cities of our Sifter States, Rhode Island, almost deftroyed in one night: The num: Connecticut,

9 41 ber of houses (exclusive of other build. Vermont, ings) which are burned, is said to be New York, nearly 300, but of this (togather with New Jersey,

7 71 an estiinate of property destroyed) a Pennsylvania,

2 14,1 more particular statement than we can Delaware,

33 cow furnith is expected shortly to be Maryland,

7 4 4 3 offered to the public. We can now only Virginia, Say, that two thirds of the city appear Kentucky, in ruin, in' a direction from the corner Tennessee, of Market.square, along the Bay of North Carolina, Abercorn-ftrect, thence in a south-eatt South Carolina,

S 8 direction, taking the whole centre of Georgia, the city to the south and east coinnions; a few houses quite in the south-caft part

Total 19, 63157,23/15 only excepted. It is said, that three or four white men and two or three Mr. Jay and Mr. Ellworth had ş negroes lost their lives in rendering votes each, Mr.Clinton 3; Mr. Henry aslistance during the fire; and whuther Mr. Washington, and Mr. Johnfon, a

each. any more, is not yet ascertained. During the conflagration on Satur.

Mr. Adams and Mr. Pinckney are dav, night last, in four hours z29 kouses, therefore" elected President and Vice! belide out-houses, &c. were burnt, President of the United States, an offi. amounting to one million of dollars, ex

cial doriticarion of which was to be clusive of loufe property ; 375 chimnies made on the roch inft. by the Presidene are standing bare, and form a ailnat ap

of the Senate to both Houses of Coni. pearance-71 houses only, of the com.

gress. Both thote Gentlemen are con. pact part of the city, are standing more lidered as well dispised towards Great ihan 4co families are deftitute of houses. Britain. Mr. Jeffcrfon, one of the un.

Abou: the beginning of December succesful Candidates, is supposed to be the election of a Chaplain to the House friendly to the interefts of France. of Assembly at New York touk place.

The Suares of Kentucky and Ten. There were three candidates, for whom, nessce, although attached to the Union, ar the final close of the pull, the num

were nor, from some informality, allowed bers were as follow:

to fend Electors; and the returos from Rev. Dr. Green

the State of Georgia did not arrive in

35 Rev. Dr. Puefiley

the time limited by Act of Congr.ss. Rev. Mr. Blair

6 DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. STONEHENGE, an object of the first Druidical fuperftition. We have deco

currufry the antiquary, and to faroured with two accounts of this accio' cvery derütce of the Belies Lettres, has dent, one from a young Student of great jus undergone a change, by the falling erudition and raite, and the other from a of limese of more upendous tiones Gentleman of high character in the li. which form this wonderful relique of terary world, bori or whom have visited

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che spot. As thev elucidate each other, hones is supposed to weigh 20 tons. and will probably throw light on a fub- They all now lie proftrate on the ját which has so much engaged the ground, and have received no injury pens of the learned, we gladly present from their aerial separation." buch to our readers. --The first account An account of the gross produce of is as follows:

the Revenue of the Port Office for three "On Tuesday the 3d inft. Some peo years, in the 5th of April, 1795: ple employed at the plough, near Stone. The year ending henge, remarked that three of the larger 5th April, 1793 - £.6279592 19 itones had fallen, and were apprised of

1194 691,268 11 9 the time of their fall by a very sensible

1795 703,319 10 9 concullion, or jarring, of the ground. An account of the gross produce of Thefe ftones prove to be the weitern of the Revenue of the Port-Office for the those pairs, with their impolts, which year ending the sth of April 1796, as have had the appellation of Trilichons. nea! as can be taken, 787; 3041. They fell fac westward, and levelled with the ground a stone also of the On the 16th inft. the Irish Par. second circle, that stood in the line of liament met, when a Message was their precipitation. From the lower ends delivered to botu Houses from His Ex. of the supporters being now exposed to cellency the Lord Lieutenant, in which yiew, their prior depth in the ground he notices the failure of the negociatiun is satisfactorily ascertained ; it appears for peace with France, announces the to have been about fix feet. The ends, latc appearance of an hoftile feet, however, having been cut oblique, which had happily been dispersed by beither of them was, on one fide, more the interpofition of Providence in their than a foot and a half deep. Two only favour an interpofition which, the of the five crilithons of which the Message afferts, must call forth fenadytam confifted, are now therefore in tiinents of the most awful gratitude in their original position. The destruction the mind of every good subject. It of any part of this grand oval we must mentions the feelings of his Majesty at peculiarly lament, as it was composed the universal and ernegetic spirit of loy, of the most ftupendous materials of the alty which was so generally manifefted whole ftru&ure. The above accident at that crisis throughout the kingdom ; is co'be attributed to the same circum. and concludes by recommending to Partances thaç occasioned the disclosure of liament the confideration of the face of the sadterráneous passage at Old Sarum the country, and to provide for the ne. two years ago, and here is no neceflity ceflary and extraordinary expences of of calling in the aid of any other agency the war *. than that of repeated moitture on the The Lord's, on the following day, on foundation, and particularly of the rapid the motions of Lorás Dilion and Roff. shaw that succeeded the lace deep snow.” more, voted addresses of thanks to his

Our second account runs thus; Majesty and to the Lord Lieutenant. " On Tuesday, January 3d, in con. The House of Conimons likewise fequence of the rapid thaw fucceeding a voted an Address to his Majesty for his Tety levere frost, the weather being gracious communication in the Lord perfe&tly calm, one of the trilichons in Lieutenant's Messagé. the inner circle of Sconehenge, which Mr. Gracian moved, as an amend. were so called by Dr. Stukely from ment, their being formed of three ftones (an " That this House felt the higheft impoft reliling upon two upright ftones) confidence in his Majesty's withes for suddenly inclined and tell. It had the restoration of peace, and his solicie long deviated from its true perpendicu. tude for the safciy of this kingdom ; lar. There were originally five of these but could not implicitly concur, that trilithons, two of which are, even now, his Majesty's Ministers had been serious till remaining in their 'ancient satç. in their negociations for that object with It is remarkable, that no account has France ; or that the Naval 'force of ever been recorded of the falling of the Great Britain had been exerted on the others

, and, perhaps, no alteration has late alarming occasion with due vibeen made in the appearance of Stone. gilance or activity for the protection blenge for three centuries prior to the of this kingdom.''-Negatived, go present tremendous downfali. The im.

to 7. put which is the smallest of the three The House also moved an Address

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