me to listen to his advances, is not certain. The line of my, conduct, however, was clear; and, conformable to our Treaties, I declined, in civil and moderate terms, to receive a perfon of confidence on his part, to difcufs the separate interests of the Com pany; but informed him, that if he should think proper to make propofitions in writing, for a general accommodation with all the Members of the Confederacy, I should, after communicating with the other Powers, tranfmit our joint fentiments upon them.

I fhall refer you entirely at present to the accounts that you will receive from the different Governments of the details of their refpective bufinefs, and fhall only add, that the perfonal attention that I have experienced from the Members of the Supreme Board, and the zeal which they have manifefted, ince I left Calcutta, in promoting the public good, have given me very particular fatisfaction.

The Swallow Packet will remain in readimefs to be dispatched in August, or sooner, if it fhould be thought expedient; and I fhall, by that opportunity, have the honour of writing fully to you on feveral of thofe fubjects, on which you muft, no doubt, be anxious to receive minute information. I cannot, however, conclude this Letter without bearing the most ample teftimony to the zeal and alacrity which have been uniformly manifefted by his Majefty's and the Company's troops, in the performance of the various duties of fatigue and danger in the course of this campaign; and affuring you, that they are entitled to the most distinguished marks of your approbation.

and it has in particular made an impreffion upon the minds of our allies, which, I am perfuaded, will contribute to induce them to ufe vigorous exertions in profecuting the war to an honourable conclufion.

"At prefent we can only look for the fpeedy accomplishment of that desirable object by proceeding to attack the enemy's capital, which I clearly forefee will, from the near approach of the feafon of the periodical rains, and the danger of a scarcity of provi fions and forage for the large bodies of troops that are to be employed, be attended with fo many difficulties, that upon any other occafion, I should have thought it adviseable to have deferred the attempt till the end of the enfuing monsoon.

"Having, however, been informed of the critical fituation of political affairs in Europe, and being fenfible that the finances of the Company require the adoption of those measures that are most likely to bring the contest to an early decifion, I have thought it my duty to hazard the undertaking; and having received the ftrongest affurances of exertions from the Chiefs of the Nizam's cavalry that are now with me, and the Marattas having alfo promifed an hearty cooperation against the common enemy, I am encouraged to entertain fanguine hopes that all obftacles will give way to our efforts, and that the enterprize will fucceed.

"I have, on all occafions, had the greatest reason to be fatisfied with the behaviour of his Majefty's troops ferving with this army; but the effects of their courage and discipline were eminently confpicuous in the affault of the fortrefs of Bangalore, and will ever re

upon his Majesty's fervice.

I have the honour to be, with the greatest flect the highest honour upon themselves and refpe&t, Honourable Sirs, Your most obedient and most humble Servant, CORNWALLIS.

Camp at Venkettigberry, April 21, 1791.

[The Letter that next follows in this ExTRAORDINARY GAZETTE is addreffed to the Right Hon. W. W. GRENVILLE, one of his Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, in which his Lordship fays:

"You will have the fatisfaction to obferve, not only that our fuccefs has already been conAderable, but that we have a reasonable prospect of being able to humble ftill further a Prince of very uncommon ability, and of boundlefs ambition, who had acquired a degree of power, in extent of territory, in wealth, and in forces, that threatened the Company's poffeffions in the Carnatic, and thofe of all his other neighbours, with imminent danger. "Our fuccels at Bangalore has tended to eftablish, in the general opinion of the natives, the fuperiority of the British arms;

"I am perfuaded that the zeal which generally prevails in this army to promote the honour and interests of Britain, has never been exceeded: but amongst thofe officers who have had an opportunity to render dif tinguifhed fervices, I must particularly mention Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell and Major Skelly, the first having conducted the affault which was entrusted to his direction with great fpirit and ability, and the latter having, on that occafion, led the European greuadiers and light-infantry of the army, and highly contributed, by his own animated example, to their fucceis.

"I likewife fecl myfelf much indebted to Lieutenant-Colonel Stuart for the able aflift. ance which I conftantly derive from his great military experience, and his anxiety to promote, by every means in lus power, the good of the fervice: and the friendly fopport which I receive from General Medows muft command my lafting efteem and gratitude."

Extra of a Letter from the Governor and Council of Madras, in their political Department, to the Court of Directors of the Eaft India Company, dated April 29,


"On the 23d we received advice from the Refident at Poona, that the fort at Darwar had furrendered to Major Sartorius on the 3d of April; and by letters from the Refident at Hydrabad we learn, that the Kelledar of Copul was in treaty for the delivery of that fort to the Nizam's General.

"Lord Cornwallis, having effected his junction with Lieutenant-Colonel Oldham's detachment, moved on the 22d inft. from Venketegherry in the direction of Bangalore."

The fame Gazette alfo contains dispatches from Meffrs, Taylor, Shaw, and Ince, dated Tellicherry, April 22, brought by the Eliza, a Danish ship, to the Court of India Directors, in which are the following particulars:

"The ftorming party at Bangalore confifted of the 36th, 72d, 76th, King's regiments, two battalions of fepoys, together with the European grenadiers and light infantry of the army; and the whole commanded by Major General Medows. They were obliged to defcend and afcend the ditch with fcaling ladders; and in two hours from the commencement of the affault the British colours were feen flying on the rampart. The garrifon confifted of about 3000 men; 1500 of whom were almost inftantly and inevitably put to the bayonet. Among the killed was the Kelledar, an old man, and nearly related to the Sultan. Great quanti ties of grain, we understand, were found in

the fort and Pettah; and we are happy to add, that this glorious enterprize was effected with the lofs only of about twenty men killed and wounded on our fide. Bangalore is reckoned among Tippoo's strongest holds in the Myfore country, and confequently its lofs must be feverely felt by him.

"The fort of Darwar, after an unexpected long fiege, capitulated to the English, in conjunction with the Mahratta arms, on the 5th inft. We have not yet received particulars of the furrender; and can only acquaint you that Colonel Frederick, of the Bombay establishment, died before the place after a fhort illness, when in command of the detachment; from which period it devolved on Major Sartorius, of your engineer corps.

"As the rainy feafon on this fide of India is now near at hand, General Abercromby will be under the neceffity of cantoning the troops, fo as to form a chain of communication between this place and the Coorja Ghaut, which leads into the Myfore dominions."

Berlin, Sept. 30. The marriage ceremony of his Royal Highnefs the Duke of York with the Princefs Royal of Pruffia took place here yesterday, with the greatest magnificence, and every mark of fatisfaction was teftified by the Court and all prefent on the occafion.

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THE Coronation of his Majefty the King

of Bohemia was performed on the 6th inftant, with the ufual grand ceremony.

Twelve fail of fhips from St. Domingo are fafe arrived in France, laden with fugar, rum, and cotton, which are remarkably fine,

The island of Cuba has lately experienced a moft dreadful lofs, occafioned by fhowers, or rather storms of rain, that have never hi therto been equalled in thofe latitudes. At break of day on the 21st of June it began to rain, and continued to pour with unremitting fury until the 22d, at half past ten o'clock. The royal magazines of tobacco, fituate about a mile from the Havannah, were swept away by the torrent, as was also a neighbouring village, containing about 257 perfons. At three miles diftant the

country houfe belonging to Count Barette was entirely fwallowed up. The lofs to the island is inestimable; upwards of 3000 inhabitants, 37co horfes, and 8000 other animals, have perifhed. Some of the charms made by the torrents are 60 feet deep; and alarming indications of a volcano have been perceived.

A caufe was brought on at York affizes fome time ago by a physician for the recovery of his fees. He had a verdict in his favour; but at the laft affizes the verdict was fet afide, and Lord Kenyon gave it as his opinion, that a phyfician's fees are not demandable of right. This is making fees to be debts of bonour.

29. A Common Hall was held for the election of a Lord Mayor, when Mr. Alderman Hopkins, who has now completed his S (2 75th

75th year, was appointed to that elevated ftation. The new Sheriffs are, J. W. Anderfon, and H. Coombe, Efqrs.

OCT.6. The houfe of Sir James Saunderfon, Roxby, and Co. hop-merchants, at the bottom of Fish-street-hill, was broke open and robbed of bills of exchange, cafh, &e, to the amount of 18col.

A most unhappy affair has lately occurred on board the Fitzwilliam East-Indiaman, just arrived: Mr. R. Dawfon and his niece were paffengers in the fhip from Bengal, having part of the Captain's cabin, or roundhoufe, affigned to themfelves for accommodation, and lived at the Captain's table; the gentleman was a widower, and appeared to be about 45 years of age, and his niece about 30; the former had been in the profeffion of the law, and was reputed to have fome fortune, as had the lady, and both were from Yorkshire. On Wednesday morning the 28th ult. it was currently reported in the ship, that Mr. D. (a cuddy paffenger) had, by looking through the keyhole of the door of their apartment on Tuesday afternoon, difcovered them in an improper fituation; that he had called another perfon to be witnefs of the fame; that they alarmed the parties by knocking at the door, and retired. The affair being univerfally made known, a reserve took place at table during dinner between the gentlemen and the parties, and an explanation was fo far gone into as to convince the latter that their guilt was public. They accordingly foon retired from table, and remained that day and Thursday in their apartment. On Friday morning the 30th, upon afervant's knocking at the door, and not being able to obtain admittance or attention, a fufpicion arofe, and the gunner was defired to go over the hip's quarter, and look into their apartment, on which he difcovered that they had destroyed themfelves. The gentleman was found fitting in the quarter gallery, with a fufee and a piftol, with the latter of which he had fhot himself through the head; the lady was lying in the balcony, and a difcharged piftol near her, with which she had hattered her head in a fhocking manner. They had been dead for fome time, and it was about feven in the morning when this part of the melancholy bufinefs was publicly known in the thip. Their bodies were committed to the deep at mid-day.

Some letters were found written by the lady, addreffed to feveral friends and relations; one to the Captain, thanking him for his kindness; one to the perfon whofe fatal curiofity had occafioned the discovery, upbraiding him for cruel officioufnefs; and one to a gentleman who was in the fame ship, and who paid his addreffes to the lady, affuring

him, that she esteemed him highly; but declaring, that it never was her intention to impofe on him a woman whofe condu& he could not approve, and whofe affections were devoted to another.

At the Curragh meeting in Ireland, Mr. Wilde, a fporting gentleman, made a bet to` ride against time, viz. 127 English miles in nine hours. He rode in a valley to avoid too great a current of air, where two Englifh miles were meafured in a circular direction. Bets to a confiderable amount were laid, and Mr. Wilde himself had near two thoufand guineas depending. The knowing ones, and the calculators, all declared it impoffible to be done in the time, and laid the odds accordingly; but fo much were they out, and fo wonderfully fleet was Mr. Wilde, that he accomplished the 127 miles in fix hours and twenty one minutes; of courfe he had two hours and thirty-nine minutes to fpare. Mr. Wilde had ten different horfes. After he had completed the 127 miles, left there fhould arife any difference about the meafurement, he trotted round the course twice.

15. The Cambridge mail was robbed in June laft, but no difcovery was made till this week.


On Monday evening a man genteelly dreffed, with a woman, called at Mr. Metham's the filverfmith's, Cheapfide, bought a half guinea ring, and required change for a ten guinea Stamford bank bill. Not defirous of accommodating a stranger in a way that might poffibly fubject him to inconvenience, Mr. M. declined it, pleading want of cash. They then recollected that they wanted a cream jug; and fixing upon one of a guinea and a half, Mr. M. looked carefully at the bill, and, feeing nothing fufpicious about it, he gave the change, and they went away. prefently tranfpiced, that the fame man had hought a trifling article in the filk way next door, and changed a bill there alfo; and fome grocery at Mr. Mofeley's on the other fide of the way, where he changed a third; all of which, upon enquiry at the bankers, proved to have been stolen out of the Cambridge mail, which was robbed in June last. Two days after, as a boy 16 or 19 years of age, who lives in the capacity of shop-boy with Mr. Metham, was carrying a load on Blackfriars-road, he was ftruck with the refemblance which a man paffing on horseback bore to the person who put off the note to his mafter; he throw down his load, unbuttoned his cloaths, and ran as fait as he could after him over Blackfriars bridge, and along Flectmarket; at Snow-hill he would certainly have loft him, but for fome obstructions which detained the perfon fufpected fo loug, as to enable the boy to turn the corner in

time to fee that he took the way leading to Smithfield; with fresh vigour he sustained the chafe till he faw him difmount, and enter a public-house in Clerkenwell; oppofite to which he planted himself for a long while before he could get any affiftance; at last, however, an officer was procured, whom the boy led on; and upon a near view of the gentleman in the little room behind the bar, where he was feated at dinner with the landlord and landlady, the boy charged him with the fact, and he was led away. He took to his heels in an inftant, with a view, it is fuppofed, to alarm others of the gang, or to get any fufpicious articles moved out of the way at the prifoner's lodgings.

When brought before Sir Sampson Wright, he said his name was Oxley, and that he had the bills of a Mr. Shaw, who defired him to get them converted into cash; which being done, he gave the cafh and the articles he had bought to Mr. Shaw, at his house near Blackfriars-road.

The moment Shaw's refidence was defcribed, Townsend and Jealous flipt out in fearch of him; and had not arrived there three minutes before a rap was given at the door. One of the thief-takers, on opening it, was asked by an uncommonly ftout, tall, athletic man, if Mr. Shaw was at home; he faid, Yes, and defired him to walk in; but instead of that, he turned short round, took to his heels as faft as he could, and led them a


purfuit all the way to the Obelifk, and nearly to the Dog and Duck, in St. George's fields, before they could have him stopt.

They inftantly fearched his pockets, and found a handful of bank-notes. With their prifoner and prize they haftened back to Bow-ftreet, where the examination of Oxley had made but little progrefs while they had been gone, and it had not transpired two minutes that one Broughton was concerned, and a principal in the bufinefs, when Townfend, with the bank-notes in his hand, exultingly entered, and exclaimed, "We have him!"-"What Shaw?" faid the Justice, "No, indeed, a fellow worth a hundred Shaws;" and fo it turned out; for, according to the appearance of things at the clofe of Wednesday's examination, Shaw was merely a town-agent, whose business it was to receive and put off the booty; where as the others, and especially Broughton, took up the more active and important part of the depredating plan, which is fufpected to have been conducted on a very large scale, and to have embraced more objects of a like kind than the mere robbery of the Cambridge Mail.

19. His Majefty in Council was this day pleafed to order, That the Parliament, which ftands prorogued to Thurfday the 3d day of November next, fhould be further prorogued to Tuesday the 20th day of December sext


HE Right Hon. the Viscountess Sydney to be one of the Ladies of the Bedchamber to her Majefty, vice the Dowager Countefs of Effingham, dec.

Thomas Auldjo, efq. to be Vice Conful for the United States of America at the Port of Pool and the places adjacent.

Thomas Andrews, efq. to be an Alderman of Dublin.

Dr. Thomas Gisborne to be Prefident of the college of Physicians.

Major William Wemyfs, to be Deputy Adjutant General to the forces in North Britain, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the army.


Lieutenant-General Smith, to be Lieute nant-General of Marines, vice Lieut.-Gen Mackenzie,

Major-General Leland, to command the army in Ireland in the abfence of General Ward.

Samuel Franklyn, efq. to be Recorder of the borough of Axbridge, vice George Lovell, efq.

The Rev. John Cooke, D. D. Prefident of Corpus Chrifti College, to be a fourth time Vice Chancellor of Oxford.

Dr. Pye to the Archdeaconry of Durham.


T Jerfey, Jofeph Hafkins, efq. to Mifs Colonel Greville, of the Guards, to Mifs Graham, fifter of Sir Bellingham Graham,


At Lancaster, Mr. Rogers, Attorney at Liverpool, to Mifs Ellen Barrow, fecond daughter of the late Dr. Bartow, of Laneaster.

Hugh Barlow, efq. Member for Pembroke,

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The Hon. George Leonard, of the Island of Antigua, Judge of the Court of Vice Admiralty, and Member of Council in his Majefty's Virgin Islands, to Mifs Martin, of Grosvenor-place, daughter of the Hon. Henry Martin, deceased, late President of the Council in the Virgin Islands.

Jofiah Dornford, efq. of Deptford-road, to Mrs. Efther Thomafon, of the City-road. At Hull, Tucker, efq. M. D. to Mifs Wood, fecond daughter of Mr. Wood, tar-merchant.

The Rev. John Thomas, of Bristol, to Mrs. Philips, widow of the Rev. Henry Philips, late of Salisbury.

Charles Pilgrim, efq. of Bow-lane, to Mifs Tegetmeyer, of Hampstead.

Capt. Thomas Nixon, to Mifs Ifabella Capper, daughter of Richard Capper, efq. of Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Sigifmund Trafford, efq. fon of the late Sir Clement Trafford, to Mifs Crowe, daughter of James Crowe, efq. of Tuck's Wood, near Norwich.

The Right Hon. the Earl of Darnley, to Mifs Eliz. Brownlow, daughter of the Right Hon. William Brownlow.

Arthur Leith, efq. Captain in the 69th regiment, to Miís Charlotte Seton, daughter of his Excellency Governor Seton, of the Inland of St. Vincent's.

Sir William Hamilton, K. B. Envoy Extraordinary and Minifter Plenipotentiary to the Court of Naples, to Mifs Harte.

Jukes Coulfon, efq. of Weftburn-house, to Mifs Kinlefide, of Wigmore, in Kent. John Ph. De Gruchy, efq. of Fenchurch-ftrcct, to Mifs C. Grant, of Portfmouth.

John Bate, efq. of Bedford-row, to Mifs Freeman, of Bartholomew-ciofe.

At Alnwick, Northumberland, Thomas Donaldfon, efq. of Chifwick, in Durham, to Mifs Selby, filter of H. C. Selby, efq, of Swansfield, Northumberland.

The Rev. Samuel Hoole, M. A. fon of Mr. John Hoole, late of the Eaft-Indiahoufe, to Mifs Eliza Young, daughter of Arthur Young, efq. of Bradfield-hall, Suffolk.

Henry Chivers Vince, efq. eldeft fon of II. C. Vince, efq. of Clift-hall, Wilts, to Mifs Bishopp, eldest daughter of Harry Bishopp, efq. and grand-daughter to the late Sir Cecil Bishopp, bart.

William Brander, efq. of Morden-hall, Surry, to Mils Burnett, daughter of Robert Burnett, efq. of Vauxhall.

George Poore, efq. f Portfmouth, to Mifs Naomi Collins, daughter of Daniel Collins, efq. of Egypt, near Cowes.

The Right R. v. the Lord Bishop of Corke, to Mifs Mapletoft, daughter to the Hon, Mrs. Mapletoft.

The Rev. Jofeph Thomas, late Chaplain

of his Majesty's fhip Vanguard, to Mifs Parkhuri, daughter of the Rev. John Parkhurft, of Epfom.

Mr. George Ellifon, Attorney, of Cranecourt, Fleet-ftreet, to Mifs Mary Nares, of James-ftreet, Westminster.

John Hooper, efq. of Yeovill, Somersethire, to Mifs Parfons, eldest daughter of the Rev. F. C. Parfons, of that place.

Sir John Peter, his Majesty's Conful in the Antrian Netherlands, to Mifs Porker, eldeft daughter of John Porker, efq. of Muf. well-hill, Banker in London.

The Rev. John Robinfon, M. A. Minifter of Stayley Bridge Chapel, Lancashire, to Mifs D. Buck, of Knaresborough,

The Right Hon. Lord Grantley, to Mifs Midgley, eldest daughter of the late Jonathan Midgley, efq. of Beverley, in Yorkshire, and niece to the late Lady Denifon.

Devetre, elq. of Ciofby near Carlile, to Mifs Fawcett, of Scaleby Caftle, niece to Rowland Stephenfon, efq.

Geo. Harrifon, efq. of Lincoln's-inn, to Mifs Bunting, of Middleton Lodge, Rich mond, Yorkshire.

Meredith Price, efq. of Lincoln's-innFields, to Mi's Harriet Hughes, daughter of the late Jof. Hughes, efq. of Hatton-freet.

The Hon. Henry Cecil (nephew to the Earl of Exeter) to Mifs Higgins.

The lately divorced Mrs. Cecil, to the Rev. W. Sneyd, her favourite divine.

Charles Chelter, efq. of Curzon-street, May-fair, to Mifs Roberts, eldest daughter of the Rev. Archdeacon Roberts.

At Kidderminster, the Rev. J. Barrett, Minister of the Old Meeting houfe, to Mils Lea, daughter of Mr. Francis Lea.

At Shiffnal, the Rev. John Heptinftall, te Mifs Sambrooke,

John Bourke Ryan, efq. of London, to Mrs. Goflip, relict of the late Wilmer Gof fip, efq. of Thorpe-Arch, Yorkshire.

Mr. Thomas Jordan Hookham, of Old Bond-ftreet, to Mifs Holland, of Greekftreet, Soho.

James Stanger, efq. of Cheapfide, to Mifs Stanger, of Whitehaven.

Charles Lifle, efq, one of the Reprefenta tives for the County of Monaghan, Ireland, to Mifs Ryder, of Merion-square, Dublin,

Thomas Andrew Knight, of Mary Knowie in the county of Hereford, efq. to Mifs Felten, daughter of the late Humphrey Felton, of Woodhall, Salop, efq.

Timothy Shelly, efq. Member for Horfham, to Mifs Pilfold, of Weft-Grip

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