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BRITISH INTELLIGENC E.

de Machau, wet nurse of Louis XVI.de Hul, his INTELLIGENCE EXTRACTED FROM THE olt valer-de-chambre, a captain of cavalry, once LONDON GAZETTE.

of the guardians of the tower of the temple, and

óne Caron, a waiting.boy. The preparations for Downing Street, Jan. 16, 1796. her departure were made by cadet de Vaux, with

all the secrecy which prudence demanded. The DISPATCH, of which the following is minister of the interior Yok Charlotte-Antoinotte

an extract, has been received from lieu. from the temple, and conducted her to his hotel, tenant-colonel Craufurd, by the right hon lord where a travelling carriage awaited her. All her Grenville, his majesty's principal recretary of wants were supplied in the molt convenient man. Iate for the foreign department, dated head quar- ner, and likewise every thing chat she wilhed.” ters of Marshal Clerfaye's army, Creutzenach, Accounts from Balle mention that the daughthe 21st Dec. 1995:

ter of Louis XVI. has arrived there ; that her In confequence of the advantages obtained by exchange has taken place againt the French commarshal Clerfaye, as stated in my lat, general missione rs delivered up by Dumoorier, Jourdan, after having attempted in vain by dif On finding herself in a state of security, the ferent man@uvres to secure the righe of his army, refaled to accept of any of the things provided began his retreat from the Nahe on the 13th intt, for her by the murderers of her parents ; said and on the 15th he took a position upon the the forgave the French nation the injuries the had Hunsrach, occupying all the principal partes be- received from them, but felt herself happy in tween Bacharach on the Rhine, and Trarbach on being out of their power. the Mofelle.

Corves, Jan. 3.) There have been various From the reth to the present date several un. examinations of the master, and some of the important actions have taken place between the survivors of the unfortunate paffengers on-board advanced corps of these two armies, and the the John and Elizabeth, lately arrived from Austrian light troops have at different rimes Guernsey. It appears, that, on Dec. 24, 1'2o fcoured the country from Birkentelde to Treves ; persons, discharged from two fencible regiments, but the trength of the enemy's prition in the were put on board the above vessel by an officer mountains, and the roads that lead to it being of the army, whose name the master does not rendered so bad by the late rains as to make the recolleet. The vessel is only 35 cons, and the march of heavy artillery almoft imposible, have officer saw her, and paid the matter ss. a-head prevented marthal Clerfaye from undertaking any to land these soldiers in England. On the 26th, operation of consequence. His excellency's line the failed from Jersey, and about four in the afnow extends from Dreyekhauson on the Rhine, cernoon put into Guernsey, to give the people by Stromburgh, Kirn, and Oberstein to Birken- an opportunity of supplying themselves with profeldt, from whence the left of his army is con. vifions, and to lay in a fock of water. They nected by a chain of light truops with mrhal failed from Guernsey the next morning about to, Wurmfer's right, which occupies Kaiserslautern. the wind W. S. W. At 6, it began to blow, Marthal Wurmfer has drawn his line from Kai. and, continuing to increase, they took three fer au tra, by Neuitade, along the rivulet called reefs in of the main-sail, and set the form jib. the Spirebach, cu the Rhine.

At three in the morning of the 29th, it blew fo General Pichegru has made feveral attempts to very hard, and was so thick, that the matter oblige the Auftrians to abandon the post of Kai- could not make the land distinctly, and aboud 4 ferslautern, and on the 20th init. he attecked it laid her to. Ac 8 bore away to make the land ; with very fuperior numbers; but after an action of made the land about 10, but the weather being several hours, he was completely repulsed, with very hazy, could not distinguish what land is the loss of near two thousand men, and several was. About noon, set the try-fail, and laid to.

The Auftrians had, on this occafion, No hatches were then on, but the vessel thipped twenty-nine officers, and betwen fix and leven immense quantities of water, from the fea runbundred' non-commiflioned officers and privates ning very high, and more than the pumps could killed and wounded.

discharge. At 8 P. M. the mafter called to the The enemy fometimes make demonftrations people, then below, and told them it was imporfrom Dusseldorf, but the Austrian corps stationed lible to keep the hatches open any longer, as the upon the Sieg rivulet keeps them completely in veffel must inevitably founder, and that as many check on thac fide.

as chose might run the hazard of coming upon Part of Marshal Wurmfer's army and the deck ; that the hatches must be battoned down, prince of Conde's corps detend the right bank in order to save the vessel and their lives. About of the Rbine from Philipíbsurzh to Balle. seven came on deck ; but one perished by the fe

Paris, Dec. 24. The following details have verity of the weather. The hatches were then been publilhed respecting the departure of the laid on, and the tarpaulins pailed over. About daughter of Louis XVI.

12, it blowing with great violence, the mater si Charlotte-Antoinette departed on the 29th was alarmed with the cry of fire ; upon which ult. (Dec. 20) at four in the inorning, accompa- he ran to the fore hatch-way ; on which a most nied by Madame de Saucy, daughter of Madane offenfive fmell iffued from the hold. The pumps

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in the mean time were kept at work, but could. board, consisting in the whole of about 500, scarce free the vessel. On the morning of Dec. would have perished. 30, the wind shifted to N. W. by N. about 2. The gale continued with the greatest violence, At day-light, on examining the hold, 47 mien attended with heavy thunder, lightning, and were found dead, and 3 women, all of whom rain, until about two o'clock, when it began to were thrown overboard. One man died after the moderate, and ropes were then so fixed between arrival of the vessel in Cowes Road. One of the the ship and the shore, as to enable the people on soldiers died on Thursday night from the effects the rocks to hand them from the ship ; many of the fuffocation ; and another was so ill on had near perished in this day, from being so long Friday, that it was thought he could not survive suspended, and fo drenched with water before many hours longer ; making the whole number they could be got hold of. of lives loft, 54.

About three o'clock the gale had so far abated Plymouth, Jan. 26.] The gale of wind as to admit boats, with great difficulty, to get this day has been productive of the most melan- near her on the side from the shore, and about 300 choly event that has occurred at this place for of the soldiers were taken out in this manner, many years past : The Dutton Ea!t Indiaman, including upwards of 80 fick, who are now con captain Sampson, which arrived here yesterday. veying to the hospital, many of them apparently afternoon from admiral Christian's fleet, l'rought in a dying state. vp into the Sound, the tide being too low at that . At the time the ship struck, captain Sampson time for her to get into Catwater ; in the course was ashore, but, at the hazard of his life, about of the night the wind veered to the S. S. W. and two o'clock P. M. he insisted on being hauled blew a heavy storm, attended with a tremendous on board by a rope lashed round his body: chis rea. The Dutton rode out the gale very well, cheared the spirit of the crew and foldiers, and until this morning about nine o'clock when the each waited with the utmost patience for his turn began to drive towards the rocks at the west end to be hauled on shore. Many of them were in a of Mount Barten ; about a quarter past cleven State of nakedness, and so bruised as to be unable he was so near the shore as to strike, and the on to stand when landed. ly alternative which then remained was to Nip the The greatest exertions were used by the inha. cables, and make an attempt to run for Catwater, bitants of the town, many of whom exposed as the going a shore at Mount Batten would have their lives, and were in danger of being wathed been inevitable destruction to every one on board, off the rocks. it being impoflible to afford them any relief from Five o'clock, P. M. The ship is now full of that placc. Fortunately, by setting the foretop. Water, dashing against the rocks : she fell over fail and stay-fail, her head wore round towards about ten minutes after the rest of the crew were the garrison, and the cleared the Bacten Point, taken out. About 12 or 14 of the fick were foill but the rudder being unhung, the ship was not in their hammocks as to be unable to get on deck: under any command, and foe ftood on till fee these unfortunately perished, and went down in reached the shore just abreat of the citadel Alag. the tip! ftaff, where the struck, and soon after bulged The wind is again veering to the southward, and filled with water. The people on board im- and increasing to a gale, so that by the morning mediately began to cut away the masts, to case the ship will be dalhed to pieces. Not an article the ship's rolling, and also to form a bridge or of her itores is saved, nor any thing belonging to Aage between the Chip and the shore, on which the soldiers or crew, many of whom were with. . to attempt to save their lives; but the sea run out a covering, and others half naked. So mening very high, the thig made fo heavy a lurch lancholy and distrefling a scene has not been wit. towards the socks, that the matts feil with great nessed in this place for many years paít. violence, so as to break in their fall, and in con, sequence became useless for the purpole intended, LONDON, Jan. 1, 1796. notwithstanding which, many of the soldiers and crew of the Dutton, got out of the thip on the ON Wednesday laft, Mrs. Mary Reed, widow wreck, the sea at the same time breaking over of William Reed, Esq. who died at Berkeley in them every moment, and as no affitance could April 1794, was fully committed to Glouceiter be given from the thore, they were in the most goal, by the rev. W. D. Tacterfall, and A. Auf. imminent danger of being drowned ; many others tin, esq. for trial at next affizes, charged, after would have followed if the officers had not pre- two days examination, on fufpicion of having vented them. S:veral of those who were on the poisoned her husband. The circumstances of the wreck, after being almoft spent with fatigue, murder are, that about two years ago, it is fup-, got into the hip again, but four or five of them, posed Mrs. Reed's husband had some poison given who were hanging by ropes under the main him in his broth, and he finding himself indirmain-mait falling from the side of the ship on while he was there, she went up to see him, and

set bed them, at the cime fae made a heavy roll from her brother followed with a broomstick, and the shore ; none of thele untortunate creatures Atruck him three violent blows over his head ; ever appeared again. Another man was crushed the immediately called out murder, and her broto death by the bowsprit falling on him. These ther escaped. The doctor being rent for, who are the only persons who loft their lives attempt. came and drefled his head, and left him about fix ing to reach the More, though for hours it was in the evening, observing there was no danger of expected that the greater part of the people on deach from the wounds, but by nine o'clock Mr.

Recd

Reed was a corpse. She applied the fame evening,

III. for a coffin to be made, and wilhed to have him buried the next day, saying that as he died sud The broken shaft that coward Malice rear'd denly he would not keep; which circumstance Shall to thy fame eternal luftre give, gave rise to a suspicion, and he was opened by a Inscribe on Hift'ry's page thy name rever'd furgeon, and something being found in his ito And bid it here with endless blazon live. mach, which was given to a dog, it proved

For there our fons remoteft race, bis immediate death ; accordingly the coroner's

In deathless characters fhall trace jury fat on the body, and gave a verdict of wilful How Britain's baffled foes proclaim'd their hate. murder.

A.id deem'd her monarch's life the bulwark of the The brother of Mrs. Reed abovementioned,

ftate. was found dead about four days after the decease

IV. of captain Reed, and is supposed to have shot himself with a blunderbuss found lying by him,

Now Arike a livelier chord This happy day, his head being blown to pieces.

Selected from the circling year At the time this shocking affair took place, To celebrate a name to Britain dear, Mrs. Reed was examined before the coroner's From Britain's fons demands a feftive lay. jury, and discharged for want of evidence. In a Mild Soy'reign of our Monarch's soul, lac trial of an action brought by Mrs. Reed Whose eye's meck radiance can coutroul against the Royal Exchange assurance office, for The pow'rs of care, and grace a throne the recovery of 2000). the amount of a policy of With each calm joy to life domettic known, affurance on the life of captain Reed (who died Propitious Heav'n has o'er thy head within a week after the execution of the policy) Blossoms of richer fragrance thed fome suspicious circumstances arose, which in Than all th' afliduous muse can bring, duced Mr. Mingay, her counsel, to submit to be Cullid from the honey'd stores of Spring ; nonfuited, rather than urge the trial farther, and For fee, amid wild Winter's hours. occafioned Mrs. Reed to be apprehended a second

A bud its filken folds display, time as above.

Sweeter than all the chalic'd flow'rs

That crown thine own ambrofial May. The folloqving Ode for the New Year, was per O may thy smiles, bleft infant, prove formed at St. James's, Jan. 18, 1796. Omens of concord, and of love!

Bid the loud strains of martial triumph ceare, WHERE is immortal Virtue's meed,

And tune to softer mood the warbling reed of Th' unfading wreath of true renown,

Peace! Beft recompence by Heav'n decreed

18.] While the royal ftandard was flying in For all the cares that wait a crown ;

the Tower of London, this day, in honour of the If Industry, with anxious zeal,

queen, a tri-coloured filk flag, three yards wide, Still watchful o'er the public weal ;

and of length in proportion, was raised over the If equal Justice' awful arm,

ramparts on a staff of seven feet long, and con- ' Temper'd by Mercy's seraph charm, tinued hoisted for three hours before it was aif. Are ineffectual to assuage

covered in the garrison. On the discovery, the Remorseless Faction's harpy rage?

major of the Tower, colonel Smith, went himBut the fell Dæmons, urg'd by Hell's behest, self to strike it, when making into a wrong part, Threaten, with frantic arm, the royal patriot's ic disappeared before he reached the spot, but breaft!

was traced into the deputy chaplain's house, and

found tripped from the staff, under his son's bed, II.

a young man of 15, at preseat the pupil of a

public school. Yet not, imperial George, at thee

Died lately, at Shelford, on the Trent near Was the rude bolt of Malice sped,

Bingham, county Nottingham, James O'Burn, E'en fiends that crown with rev'rence fee the celebrated ventriloquiit. He was a native of Where Virtue consecrates th' anointed Ireland, but had refided several years in this kinghead

dom; and having, some time ago, picked up a Nomat thy bosom's fondest claim,

wife at Shelford, he always after confidered that Thy Bricain's peace their shafts they aim ; village as his bome, whenever his inclination led, Pale Envy, while o'er half the world or his eccentricity suffered him to defift, for short War's bloody banner's are unfurld,

intervals, from his perambulations through dif. Beheld our coafts from ravage free,

ferent parts of this country. He had several Protected by the guardian sea,

liberal offers from various companies of iti. Where Commerce spreads her golden stores, nerants to induce him to engage with them far Where fleets waft triumph to our fhores ; limited periods, in the exercise of his wonderful She law; and, fick'ning at the light, and extraordinary faculty ; but as he could not

With'd the fair prospect of our hopes to blight; brook the idea of confinement, be never thought Spaght out the object of our deareft care, proper to accede to their propofals. Amongst the Found where we most could feel, and try'd to many ludicrous pranks diiplayed by him, the wound us there.

following is not the least worthy of recording : A a 2

mecting

meetng a farmer's servant upon a public highway who took her to St. Martin's watch-house; and driving a waggon top laden with truffes of hay, yefterday morning at nine o'clock she was brought be fo artfully imitated the crying of a child, as to Bow-direct, and underwent an examination be. proceeding from the middle of the hay, that the fore William Addington, Esq. during which the poor affrighted countryman stood aghast at the appeared very much composed. She said her noise, which being several times repeated, he name is Charlotte Georgina Mary Ann Guelph. was prevailed on to let him affist in unloading the Shé perfilted in the story she told at Buckinghamwaggon, and release the supposed sufferer, house, of the queen being her mother, &c. whose cries became louder and more frequent. She fur:her laid, that the late duke of York Jemmy having thus succeeded in getting the hay. was her father, and she was born at Rome, and off the waggon, after laughing heartily at the ' that she was sold to a gentleman in Spain. It apcountryman's fimplicity, left him to replace the peared that she can talk ten different languages ; same himself in the belt manner he could. but that the was quite insane. She was committed

Feb. 16.) On the evening of Thursday lalt, to Tuthill-fields Bridewell for further examinabetween eight and nine o'clock, her royal high- tion. ness the infant princess, daughter of their royal On Monday she was taken to the secretary of bighnesses the prince and princess of Wales, was state's office and underwent an examination. She chriftened in the great drawing-room by his grace perfifted in the same story she told at Bow-ftreet, the archbishop of Canterbury: her royal high- and the talked in the French and Italian languages. ness was named Charlotte Augusta: the sponsors She remains in Tothill-field's Bridewell. were their majesties in person, and her royal On Monday night, after eleven o'clock, as highness the duchess of Brunswick, represented the royal family were returning from Drury-lanc by her royal highness the princess royal. theatre, when the carriages had reached the end

On Sunday evening a young woman genteelly of John-Itreet, Pall-Mall, a stone was filung dressed found means to get into Buckingham- with such force as to break one of the glass panhouse, and was making for the queen's apart. nels in the coach, in which were their Majefties ments, when the was discovered by a servant, and the lady in waiting, which, after striking who asked what the wanted; but the treated the the queen on her cheek, fell into lady Harringquestion with indifference, and endeavoured to

ton's lap. press forward into the joterior of the house, when A deposition on the above business was taken the servant stopped her and insisted on her telling yesterday at the duke of Portlanu's office, before where she was going to, and to whom, when the the secretary of state and two of the magiftrates replied, she was going to her mother Mrs. from Bow-street; 'when four of the footmen Guelph, the queen," who had got some writings attending on the royal family were examined, belonging to her, which she detained without any The Princelles, who did not leave che theatre cause, and if her mother, (alluding to her ma. for some time after the King and Queen, returned jelly) did not give them up, the would find means to Buckingham-house, unmolested. to commit sume horrid act. Upon which some We are happy to learn that her Majesty has of the servants secured her, and she was given not experienced any bad effect from the fright dhe into the cuftody of Thomas Jones, one of the pa- received on the occalion. trol belonging to the public-office, Bow-treet,

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DOMESTIC I N T E L L I G E N C E.
DUBLIN, Jan. 21, 1756. the object of it, that he could not but notice

what had been said. He assured the noble Lord Quarter Seffions.

that he had not, as he recollected, mentioned

the noble Lord to the court either by title or by County of Dublin.

name, nor had there been any occasion as yet for

his doing so, but that if ever his duty called upN

taken their seats on the bench, lord Care madvert on any man's conduct, he would do fo Kampton said he had a matter to mention to the with that freedom which belonged of right to court, before they proceeded to the usual busi- his profession, and would to the utmost of his nelshis lordship inen Aated, he had been ability, and extent of his instructions investigate informed that something had been said respecting any man's evidence; however high in situation bim 'the last day che court had met, which he or distinguished by title; and as he scorned to tay conceived required an explanation : if the gen- anything behind the neble Lord's back that he tleman wbo mentioned him was now present, as would not avow to his face, hoped the noble he underfood he was, he expected he would Lord would be particular in his charge. ayow what he had said and give his motives. The high sheriff, Mr. Veley, said he could

Mr. M Nally, who was in his place at the bar, set the matter right-chat on Saturday when arofe and said, that the pointed manner in which Patrick M-Cormic had been called upon to attend the poble Lord had looked at him, while making the grand jury, and did not answer, Mr. M'Nally his complaints to clearly indicated that he was and Mr. Green said, in his hearing, tbat M«Cor

mic

mic might be found at lord Carhampton's, for he CIAlepollard, James Donnelly, Patrick Geraghty, was one of his feryants.

and James Kiernan, who said they were arrested Mr. Green was proceeding to speak, bu: Mr. by the defendants. Deponent afterwards faw M‘Nally requested he would not, observing, then tied upon cars, in the care of a military that as what was said upon that occasion, bad guard--they exclaimed against being sent out of been said solely by him, he was folely responsi- the country, without being charged with any ble for the consequences, and could not permit crime, or legally cried; deponent lince saw them any friend to be implicated. He perfe£lly re on board a tender, where they told him they collected the observation he made to Mr. Green, were confined against their will. The second and it was not as stated by the high sheriff. affidavit ftated, chat deponent saw the men on When Patrick M.Cormic was called, and did not board the tender ; they entreated him to apply appear, he observed in a private manner to his for their enlargement; that they were taken out of triend Mr. Green, “he," meaning M-Cormic, their beds in the dead hour of the night, by the "I might be found at lord Carhampton's," but he defendants, who did not make any charge againa did not say that M.Cormic was a servant to the them, but brought them to the guard-house at noble Lord, for he knew he was a labourer; he Castlepollard, confined them there for three or knew who he was, and what he was, from the four days, and then tied them on cars and con. brief he had held from Mr. Corbally, against veyed them to the tender ; that they had applied wbom M-Cormic had lodged informations for to the defendants to commit them to jail, or high crealon, but hai forfeited his recognizance bail them, which they refused. Notices were fervby not appearing on the trial.

ed upon lieut. Somerville, who commanded the Mr. M.Nally expressed his astonishment that tender, and upon Mr. Brabazon, the regulating the high sheriff of the first county in Ireland officer, to discharge che men, which was rewould report, as he had done, the private con fused. versation of one profesional gentleman to ano. Mr. Plunket now shewed cause against the orther, but would leave his conduct to his own der. He admitted the facts charged were of the feelings, and the opinion of those who were mot enormous nature ; which he could not jur. present.

tify, but it was not neceflary to do so, as would Lord Carhampton now adverted to a new sub- appear from the defendants' aftidavit. They ject. His lordship stating, be understood it had itated the Stuation of the county Westmeath, as been advanced that he has given protections to disturbed by nightly depredations, burglaries, and prosecutors he would, he said, always protect murders, the suffering inhabitants were intimithose who came forward to prosecute persons dated from giving information on oath, and charged with offences against the public peace.

therefore the Magistrates associated for the preMr. M'Nally declared he had nevercharged the servation of the peace, that they received infor. noble Lord with giviog protections; he believed mation against iwo of the persons named in the his lordship was too wise to grant the like; but affidavits, but knew nothing of the third.' The he had in a brief, copies of several protections defendants admit the information was not upon of a very fingular and alarming kind; and had oath, but they say, the men apprehended were Mr. Corbally been cried, the originals would men of bad character ; Mr. Webb affiited in have been read in evidence.

taking and conveying them to Castlepollard, lo one of these curious protections, which where he left them in the care of Mr. O'Reilly, appeared to be drawn up by a justice of the peace who admits he left them at Caflepollard with a -- Mr. J. Pentland, it is directeufthat with the military guard, and there was no committal. confent of lord Carhampton, Patrick M.Cormic They deny there was any application to know the is not to be taken up for any offence he had bee charge, and know nothing of what happened affore or might after commit as a Defender–This ter they left the men at Caitlepolla:d, but heard ftatement having created a loud and unive:fal they were on board the tender. These affidavits laugh, lord Carhampton declared he had never exculpated the defendants from the charge of heard of such a protection, and immediately left having fent the men out of the kingdom, and as the court, exclaiming as he went out that the to the others, the Magiftrates appear to have Pope himself could not grant such a one,

acted to the best of their judgment for the public

welfare ; they may have stepped beyond the Law Intelligence.

limits of the law, but they deny any corrups

intention. This being an application to the disCourt of King's Bench.

cretion of the court, they would exardine into

che circumstances, and the disturbed fituation of January 28, 1796.

the country must have congderable influence

with them. The King, v. William Webb, and Anthony

Mr. CURRAN argued with great eloquence O'Reilly, Efgrs.

and ability in support of the attachment. The

Magistrates confessed they arrested these people A CONDITIONAL order for an attachment without a chance of bringing them to trial. had been granted last term against the defendants, The Magiftrates formed an affociation to act who are Magistrates of Westmeath. The order against law, and when the sword of oppreffion is was grounded upon two affidavits, one of which, wielded by the hands of the law, where is the (worn by Patrick Brennan, stated, that on the man whose minuteness can escape its sweep, or ad of October laft, he law in the guard house of whose greatness can avoid its terrorlaip.

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