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prejudice, however, to the privileges of which placed every Clergy man in a new the Universities of Cambridge and Ox. kind of subjection, and was eftahliling ford. Read a first time.
an influence which might materially affe&t. The House having resolved into a the Government of the country. He res Committee on the Sugar Coopers' Peti. commended to Government to make an tion, it was resolved, on the motion of addition of 40 or 50,000l. to Queen Mr. Shaw Lefevre, that compensation Ann's Bounty. This was what every ought to be granted to the Sugar Cooper a man who loved the religion of his coun, to the Owners of Lighters, and other try would wish to see done, Vessels, who might be liable to sustain The Chancellor of the Exchequer any loss by the London Port Improve thought that the greater part of the ment Bill.
observations of the Hon. Gentleman were MONDAY, MAY 31.
more applicable to the Bill when in a A Bill for granting certain Allow Committee, than to the present question ances to the Serjeant Majors of the Mili. for the Speaker's leaving the Chair. He tia was introduced, and read a first time. therefore did not think it necessary to
The Police Bill was committed after a take up much time of the House in - few words , on the Speaker's leaving the replying to what had just been ftated. Chair in the Committee, the blank for the But, in the first place, he could not help salaries of the Magistrates was filled up observing that the Hon. Gentleman was with the words 400l. a-year.
totally miftaken as to the ground on Mr. Nicholl, adverting to a notice which the Bill was brought in. It was given by an Hon. Gentleman (Mr. She. not introduced for the purpose of enforce ridan) of a motion which had been for ing the residence of the Clergy, but ori. foine time deferred, wilhed to apprise the ginated in a measure which had for its House that he thould make a similar object the relieving that respectable body motion himself, Tould that alluded to from a persecution under which they not be brought forward within a lort laboured. The Hon. Gentleman had time.
approved of several parts of the Bill.; The Chancellor of the Exchequer re he did not obje&t to the principle, but plied, that the papers relating to the only to certain details; but such a view Tubje& alluded to which Government of the Bill was not that which ought to had bitherto received, were more imper. induce the House not to go into the fect than he wished; but he had no ob. Committee, where all objections might jestian to meet the proposed enquiry, if be removed. There was indeed one obs any Gentleman thought proper to have it jection of the Hon. Gentleinan which agitated.
deferved particular notice, and it applica CLERGY RESIDENT BILL. pot to what the Bill contained, but to The Report of the Clergy Relident Bill what was not included in it. He ineant was taken into farther confideration. a provision for the inferior Clergy. That
Sir W. Scott moved that the Bill be he acknowledged was a measure called recommitted,
for by every principle of humanity, Mr. Simeon made a long speech on the justice, and piety. Tie interests of quettion for the Speaker's leaving the religion, the true glory and real prof. Chair. The Bill was now essentially perity of the country, required that it different from what it appeared to be hould be carried into execution. Werę when originally brought in. In its pre- something of this kind done, were the sent form it not only totally abrogated places of public worlhip increased, and the Act of Henry VIII. but velted a the inferior Clergy placed upon a more molt inordinate power in the hands of the respectable footing, this nation would Bithops. The Ad of Henry might re have the fairer prospect of increasing quire some amendments, but he did not prosperity and permanent happinels, think any one would say that it ought to There considerations were not, however, be entirely done away. He argued, that grounds that could induce the House to if the penalty of sol. was not thought too refuse to go into a Conmittee, but were much in the reign of Henry VIII. it rather Itrong arguments for proceeding, could not be a severe fine now ; for the in a work of so much iinportance, and of relative value of morey at the period which this Bill ought to be considered when it was imposed, rendered it equal to as the first step. sol. in the prelent times. He dwelt for a Mr. Taylor was against the Speaker's confiderable time on the impropriety of leaving the Chair, giving to much power to the Bishops The Malier of the Rolls differed.com
pletely from his Hon. Friends over the been confided more to the judgment of way (Mr. Simeon and Mr. Taylor). his Right Hon. Friend, and it would He reprobated the enforcing Church then have appeared in a lels objectionable residence by means such as that which point of view. He thought the Church had been resorted to-means which must discipline should be confwed within the either prove altogether evasive, or intole. Church, and not be brought before a rably oppressive. The Clergy in other civil tribunal. He wilhed a proper de countries where no such iaw existed, gree of confidence should be placed in the were not more lax in their discipline than Clergy, and then they would be careful to those of this country. In mout, this perform what they were required. law placed the Ciergy in a more de The House then refolyed into a Com. graded situation than that of common mittee. A long and uninteresting con Imugglers.
versacion enlued respecting the adoption Mr. Taylor explained.
of some of the clzules, but principally of The Attorney General admitted that that which permits the incumbent to there were ohjections to the Bill, but they farm for his own benefit, upon making were por or luch a nature as to prevent it application to the Bilhup of his Diocete, from going into the Committee, from and procuring his license to to do. This which it would probably come out very claule was agreed to. buch altered.
Adjourned, Mr. Windhan wishied the Bill had
(FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE, JUNE 29.] NAPLES, JUNE 9.
of Spain, and the Batavian Republic, CHARLES EMANUEL THE FOURTH, figned at Amiens, on the 27th of March
King of Sardinia, having, by an Instrument, dated at Rome the 4th of DOWNING-STREET, JUNE 29. this month, resigned his crown and
Accounts have been received here, dominions in favour of his brother thai his Majesty's Ratification of his the Duke de Aoit, his Royal Highness acceptance of the King of Sweden's has acceded to the Crown, under the Act of Accellion to the Convention, name of Victor Emanuel.
ligned at St. Petersburgh, the 17th of PARIS, JUNE 17.
June 1801, had reached Stockholm. The Ottoman Minister, at this resia A dispatch has been received from dence, has this day received from Con- his Excellency Lord St. Helen's, his kantinople the Act of Accellion on the Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary at part of the Sublime Porte * tathe Defi. the Court of St. Petersburgh, dated nitive Treaty of Peace between his Ma. June 3d, containing the particulars of jesty and the French Republic, the King what palied between the Count de
• This curious A& begins as follows: In consequence of an uninterrupted succession of favours and bounties poured upon us by that Being who is impallive and immutable, the Supreme Creator, Alinighty and All good ; the Founder of the Power of the Caliphs, Ever-lalting and Ever-glorious, alisted by the universally falu. tary miracles of our great Prophet Mehmed Muliapha, Minister of the Prophet, and Conductor of the Saints, who are the Suns of the two worlds ; (inay the choicet blelfing reft upon him ard those who accompany him)—1, who am his Servant, and Lord of Mecca, Medina, and Holy Jerufalem and its Temples, and of all the holy and high places whither all nations bear the tribute of their prayers ; I, the Supreme Caliph and happy Monarch of fo many vait countries, provinces, cities, fortresses, and cattles, ftuated in Romelia and Natolia, on the White and Black Seas, in Hidjaz and Ifak, and who am the envy of all the Potentates of the world ; I, who am Sultan, and son of a Sultan and Emperor, Son of the Emperor Sultan Gale Selim Khan, who was the Son of Sultan viuitapha Khan, who was the Son of Sulian Aclined Khan!" -&c. &c.
Kodschoubey and Baron Stedingk; the out that he should not enter the Capo King of Sweden's Ambassador at St. tain immediately ordered the pas de Petersburgh, on the occafion of the charge to be beaten, on which his comlatter's acceding, in the name of his pany entered the fort with so much Swedith Majesty, to the Convention precipitation, that a panic fear seized between his Majelty and the Emperor the negroes who guarded it, whom of Russia, figned at 'St. Petersburgh the escaped by means of a private fair case 27th of June 1801.-This dispatch which communicated with the house of itates, “ That he (the Count), after Pelage. The Mulatto Ignace, Chief of endeavouring to refute the various ob. Battalion, and Palerme, a Negro Comje&tions that had been urged by the mandant of the place, fled with 250 Baron de Stedingk against the tenor of negroes, and having pased the Canal, the Convention of the 17th of June they took refuge in the fort of Baffe.1801, and to demonftrate to him that terre, which is of little importance, that Treaty presented to the Northern and which was commanded by Delgres, Powers all the advantages that it had a Mulatto, formerly Aid-de Camp tó been found possible to obtain, had pro- Captain-General Lacrofle. In spite, ceeded to observe, that the antecedent however, of this momentary insurrec. Convention between Russia and Sweden tion of Delgres, and his followers having been in some fort broken by Ignace and Palerme, the Mulatın Gethat wbich had since been concluded deon, Commandant of Basseterre; probetween Rullia and England, and to mised the utmost fafety to the inhabit. which Denmark had also acceded, it ants of that town, and guaranteed them would certainly be adviseable for Swe- from all insult on the part of the insur. den to accede likewile to that Treaty, gents, who had retired into the fort, in order that he might not remain in a Gen. Kichepanse having disembarked manner insulated, and that some com. the rest of the troops, on the next day mon pact might kill continue to exist after his arrival, pursued the negroes, between the Powers of the North." who had fled from Point-a-Pitre, tak
ing the road to Basseterre, where his [FROM OTHER PAPERS.) presence recalled to their duty the Paris, June 27.--By a letter from handful of miserable Blacks, who were the Commissary of the Marine, at Bour. already conquered by the terror with deaux, we learn the success of General which they had been itruck at the mere Richepanse again it Guadaloupe ; that fight of the Grenadiers and Chasseurs colony surrendered without firing a ditembarked on the firft day, Captain thot, as soon as the forces arrived. The Caul, who commands La Caroline, res following are the most important points ports, that at his departure from Pointin the letter alluded to :
à-Pitre, 800 men of colour had been • When the division of Rear-Admi- disarmed and put on board the tranf. ral Bouvet appeared, the Prefect Lefca- port vests, and that the Mulatto Pelage Jier was at La Defirade : he was taken was a prisoner on board the ship of on board the Admiral's thip, and thus Rear-Admiral Bouvet as well as the obtained the means of proceeding with Ex-Captain of Port Mont Roux." the army to Point-a-Pitre. The wind
Paris, July 9.-Admiral Villaret set was very violent, and the sea very off on the sth for Brest, from whence rough, lo that they were only able on the first day to disembark the companies which itland he is appointed Captain
he will proceed to Martinique, of of Grenadiers and Chasseurs, who General. The division which is to acformed at the port. General Riche.
company him confills of two ships of panfe then wrote to the Mulatto Pelage, the line, some frigates, and light velrels, who immediately came. The General in which the troops destined to take ordered him to withdraw into their poflellion of Martinique will enbark. quarters tbe negro troops who were allembled on the fore in arms, and
July 12.-General Richepanse, in a who were reconnoitring the Grena- letter to the Minister of War, gives the diers and Challeurs. This order was following interesting detail of his opeexecuted on the spot. The Captain rations at Guadaloupe, dated May 25. of the Grenadiers then proceeded to On the 7th, we effected our dif. the fort which commands Point-a- embarkation at Gosier, and at the port Pirre, for the purpole of taking posiel. of Point-à-Pitre. At the latter place Hon of it. The Black Sentinel cried we had every reason to believe that we
Mould meet with resistance froin the and spoke to them in terms suited to batteries of l'Inet-à-Cocbon, and those the occasion. Little latisfied with what of the forts of Fleur d'Epée and l'Union. I had teen amongst thele troops, and Two thips anchored before the Gofier, with the desertion of others, I decided and disembarked their troops, who in. to embark those whom I had with me, mediately afterwards were ordered to in the night, and I informed them that march upon the Morne Malcotte, in or. I willed to have theni with me in proder to take the fort Fleur d'Epée in the ceeding to Basseterre. rear, and cut off its communication with “ On the next day I sent 600 men by the redoubts Bimbridge and Stivenfon, land towards Les Trois Rivieres, and The troops disembarked at the port of re-embarked Isao men in the frigates ; the Point were to march to the river but the port being like a moule
. trap, Sulée, to take possession of the Fort Ship cannot make its way out, except de la Victoire, and then of the Fort when it is calm. A calm does not L'Union. All our dispositions were, take place sometimes for several days, however, useless ; they were expecting and is generally of so little duration, us on the quay, where they received us that rarely more than one vessel can with cries of « Vive la Republique! get out. We were obliged therefore Vive Bonaparte !" The troops forined to transport the troops on board the themselves on the Place de la victoire, thips anchored off Gosier, and mucha where I found Pelage, who assured me time being thus lost, added to contrary of the entire submillion of the whole winds, we did not arrive before Balleiland. I ordered him to deliver up all terre until the soth at noon. The dishis poits at the forts of Fleur d'Epée, charges of cannon directed againit us Union, and La Victoire, and also the left us no longer in doubt as to the redoubts Bimbridge and Stivenson. Situation of affairs. Being ready, howHe promised me that he would give ever, either for peace or war, we lott orders in consequence, and also to no time in disembarking. At the first afsemble under the redoubt Stivenson discharge of cannon, I sent a canoe all bis troops in this part of the island, with a letter to Pelage, borne by an and which I wilhed to review the fame Officer of the colony. Not seeing him evening. The French troops affein- return, the troops, which were placed bled upon the Place La Victoire, under in the chaloupes; rowed towards the the fort of that name, where the detach. fbore, and landed a little beyond the ments were formed which were to oc- mouth of the river Dupletis, under cupy the different forts, and which fet the fire of the batteries and musketry. off for that purpose. A moment after, The valour of the troops was couspiI was informed that Ignace, the Com. cuously displayed on this occagon, and mandant of the Fort of La Victoire, I affure you they had much ado to gain, would not fuffer the troops I had sent during the day, the right bank of the to enter the fort. I ordered them to River des Peres. During the right the enter at the pas de charge, and to make troops all aliembled on this bank, and prisoners of Ignace and his troops. The at day-break they did not march, but Commandant of the detachment beat run at the enemy. The position of the charge, but Ignace retreated with the enemy on the left bank of the river his troops by a gate opposite to that by was agreed on all hands to be a very fine which we entered. During this time I one, and the rebels were well armed. proceeded with the rest of the troops Their position was, however, forced in under Fort Stivenson, the rendezvous ten minutes ; a part of the revolters afligned for the assembling of the Black threw themselves into Fort St. Charles, troops. The day had disappeared, and another part gained the mornes op and, in spite of the obscurity of the our left : we pursued them towards night, I perceived that a great number Galion and the Bridge de Nolere. of Black Soldiers were spread about the General Serisia, who rexnained at Grand country under arms. It then occurred Terre, having had orders to assemble to me, what I had often heard faid, that what troops he could in that pait, now Pelage was a traitor. Having arrived left what force he thought indispensaat the place of rendezvous, I found bly necessary for the maintevance of Pelage, who informed me, that many tranquillity in the country, and with of his officers, and a great number of the battalion of the isihi, which has his foldiers, had deserted him. I joined, come by land irom Petit Bourg io however, those whom I found there, Trois Rivieres, joined us by Les Pale
wife and La Va Canard. Until then, was engaged in a conspiracy, and that
orders for the Mediterranean, and the
“ I am daily occupied in settling the nerali
fible inconvenience ; but the exceilive “ Head Quarters, at the Cape, heat, and the diseases which attack us, June 1d.
render it a task extremely painful. I U CITIZEN MINISTER,
am impatient for the approach of the “ I inforn:ed you, in one of my last momh of September, when the season dispatches, of the pardon which I had will restore us all our activity. been induced to grant to General Sour “ 'The departure of Toussaint has faint. This ambitious man, from the produced general joy at the Cape. moment of liis pardon, did not ceale “ The Commiffary of Justice Montto plot in secret.' Though he surren- peron is dead. The Colonial Prefect dered, it was because Generals Christo- Benezech is breathing his last. The phe and Defalines intimated to him Adjutant Commandant Dampier is that they clearly law he had deceived dead; he was a young Officer of great them, and that they were determined promise. to continue the war no longer. But “ I have the honour to falute you, finding himself deserted by them, he
“ LECLERC." endeavoured to form an infurrection anong the working negroes, and to General Richepanse bas transmitted raise them in a mais. The accounts another official dispach from Guadawhich I received from all quarters, loupe, dated the 28th of May, in which and from General Deffalines himself, he gives an account of the complete with relpect to the line of conduct extinction of the insurrection in that which he held fince his submillion, iland. After recapitulating all the left no room for doubt upon this fub- operations of the expedition under his ject. I intercepted some letters which command to the 25th of May, the date he had written to one Fontaine, who of the dispatches, which are given above, was his agent at the Cape. There he continues his narrative, from which afforded an unanswerable proof that be it appears that this victory was dearly