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Public Affairs.-Great Britain. a written message from Delacroix, in an- After enumerating several other in. ftver to one from him, demanded, a few fults and grievances from the English, hours after, of the French negociator, his Catholic Majesty concludes :whether he was to consider that message " That the Britih nation has proved to the as an answer or not?

universe, that the recognises no other laws than Mr. Ellis, secretary of embassy to Lord the aggrandizement of her own commerce; and Malmsbury, let out for London on the that her despotism has forced him, för the pro15th of November, to receive new in- tection of his crown and people, to declare war tructions from his Court. In the course against the King of England, his kingdom and of the negociation, Delacroix demanded valfwls.of Lord Malmsbury, " whether, on On the 8th of October, war was pro-' every new communication, he intended claimed at Madrid, in the usual form; to dispatch a new courier to his Cabi- and, on the 12th of November, the Bri.

To this Lord Malmsbury re- tilh Cabinet issued orders for granting plied, “ that he should do so whenever letters of marque to British subjects, to the importance of the case appeared to make reprisals upon Spain and her subrender it neceffary."

jects. The long expected Declaration of the The diminution which the English Spanish Court against Great Britain was power has suffered in the Mediterranean, ligned by his Catholic Majesty, at the Pa- from the alliance betwixt France and lace of St. Laurenzo, on the sth of Oc- Spain, and the shutting of almost all the tober, 1796.

Italian ports against her hips, has induced The Spanish monarch, in this inftru. the British minister to order the evacu. ment, alfirms :

ation of Corsica. « That he was induced to make peace with

General Gentili wrote from Leghorn, France, on account of the manner in which the 15th of October, to the French ComEngland behaved to him during the whole of millioners in Italy, informing them of the the war, and the well-grounded miftruft which arrangements which he had concerted he ought to feel for the future, from the expe• for the recovery of the island, or rather rience of her bad faith, which began to be ma. for atlifting the inhabitants in their denifeft by the treatment his fleet received, at an important period of the war, from Lord Hood; days afterwards, the French landed in

termination to expel the English. A few where he was solely enıployed in ruining all Corsica; took Baftia, with 8 or 900 prithat he could not carry away himself.

" That the English minister Guffered the soners, most of which were of Dillon's same bad faith to appear, by his filence upon regiment, consisting principally of emi. -eke subject of his negociations with other pow. grants. Sir Gilbert Elliot, the vicerny, ers, particularly the Treaty concluded in 1794 with the troops which escaped from Baf. with the United States of America, without any tia, took refuge in Porto-Ferrajo. regard to the Spanith rights, which were well Our countrymen, however, have been known to him.

more successful in their new territories + That his Catholic Majesty observed also at the Cape of Good Hope. Our read. the same symptoms of bad faith in the replyers will recollect, that in the spring of given by Lord Grenville to his ambassador, the the year a fleet failed from Holland, and Marquis del Campo, when he demanded fuc- eluded the vigilance of the British cruizcours of him to continue the war: That he was completely confirmed in his fufpicions of this

ers; a part of that fleet arrived in Au. bad faith in the conduct and injustice which gust near Saldanha Bay, with a design of was used in the disposal of the rich cargn of the retaking the Cape ; but this force proved Spanish ship the Saint Jago, retaken by an Eng- fo inadequate for the purpose, that noliih squadrun.

thing but the commander's ignorance of " That since his Catholic Majesty made the strength of the English in that quarpeace with the French Republic, he has had ter could induce him to make so raih an farther reasons for suspecting that England in- attempt. Upon receiving intelligence of tended to attack his possessions in America: the Dutch being on the coast, the comThat he alío had received direct insults, which mander of the English forces, Majorpersuaded him that the English minister wished General Craig, made every disposition io oblige him to adopt a part contrary to the inkerests of humanity.

for repelling them. • In fact, that England had developed her

Vice-Admiral Sir George Elphinstone intentions of getting possession of his Catholic

was at that period Itationed in those seas, Majesty's territories, by sending to the An ile with a considerable fleet; and, upon hearé: les a confiderable torce, and particularly detiin- ing of the arrival of the enemy, he set ed against St. Domingo."

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their ships in Saldanha Bay., The Dutch honesa, with 275 men, and carried her fleet surrendered without resistance, and into Gibraltar. Captain Bowers loft none consisted of three ships of the line and of his men ; the Spaniards loft about 30. five inferior vefsels, having on board, in This affords another striking instance of feamen and troops, 1972 men,

the superiority of the Britįth sailors over Some captures of less importance were those of other countries. also announced in the course of the month; the most remarkable of which

[We are unavoidably compelled, on ala was by Captain Bowers, of his Majesty's

count of the length of ihe important Poper thip Terpsichore, who, on the 13th of of General Woshington, to defer our uliral October, took the Spanish frigate Ma- detail of Foreiga Affairs till next month.]


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No. of Cases. No. of Cases.

Tabes mesenterica

Crusta Lactea

Acute Rheumatism

3 9 Peripneumony


2 Hæmoptoe

Furunculus Enteritis


1 Angina


3 Otalgia *


Malignant Fever
Small Pox

Purigo podicis
Scarlatına Anginosa

Inflamed puftules

5 Meatles


3 Hooping-cough

Scaly Tettar

3 Puerperal Fever,


PERIODICAL DISEASES. Acute Difcases of Infants



Hectica Infantilis

Hectica Senilis Afthenia

14 Hemicanium Chronic Rheumatism

13 Sciatica

2 From an inspection of the above list, Pain of the Side

4 it will appear that catarrhal and rheuAnasarcą

5 matic fevers have been the most predoCephalæa

minant among acute diseases, since the Vertigo

3 last report. A cold, damp, and foggy at, Hemiphlegia

mosphere has also contributed to render Hypochondriasis

3 them more severe than usual, and of Cough and Chronic Dyspnca

33 Pulmonary Consumption

longer duration.

9 Pleuritic Stitches

One case of peripneumony, which had Dyspepsia


been neglected at its commencement, terGastrodynia


minated in suppuration, and proved fatal Enterodynia

4 at the end of the third week. Diarrhæa

7 The two cases of hæmoptoe also terChlorofis

7 minated fatally; several pints of blood, Intestinal Hæmorrhagy

1 in a pure and fluid state, being on a sudMenorrhagia

6. den discharged from the lungs, in confeFluor albus

quence of the rupture of some confideDysury

rable vessels. Incontinence of Urine Schirrous Ovarium

In the cases of otalgia, after violent Jaundice

Ź fever, delirium, and most excruciating Umbilical Hernia

i pain, suppuration took place ; the pus Prolapius Ani

I being discharged from the external mea.

tus auditorius, and a thick, offensive matOtalgia inflammatoria ; Sauvage's nofol. ter from the internal car into the fauces, method.

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Account of Diseases in London.

829 The hooping-cough, malignant fevers, every instance of asthemia, is much resmall-pox, measles, and scarlatina angi: duced in force : In perfons of the fannosa, continue nearly in the same pro- guine temperament it is weak, and usuportiori as during the two preceding ally very frequent; but in melkcholic months. The scarlatina anginosa has habits it is always feeble, low, and lanbeen very fatal in different quarters of guid. The former cale consti:utes the the city.

predisposition to syncope, hysteria, choIn the list of chronic diseases, it seems rea, teranus, and other convulsions; to proper to take some' notice of the article mania, gastrodynia, pyrofis, diarrhea, taasthenia, comprehending the disorders, in bes mclenterica, fuor albus, urticaria, common language termed nervous, which porrigo, and several puftular eruptions on have occurred in a great proportion, espe- the fkin. The latter predisposis to incially during the summer months. The digestion, hemicranium, hypochondriasis state of asthenia commences with general or melancholia; to epilepsy; catalepsy, languor, a sense of lassitude, or aching in ephialtes, chlorosis, conitipation, chronic the limbs; and often with tremors. These rheumatism, Itruma, internal (chirrofities, fymptoms are succeeded by thooting pains, dropsy, diabetes; purpura; and scaly disa headach, giddiness, and a strong dilpofi- eases of the skin. tion to ileep, even in the day-time. There Impure air, sedentary occupations, anxis a sensation of faintness, or depression, iety, and the irreguiar inodes of living referred to the stomach, which calls for a in a crowded city are the external causes frequent supply of nourishment : but as which lay the foundation of asthenia. the craving is not feconded by a propor- Not only those inhabitants are affected tionate activity of the digestive powers, with it, who live delicately, and withan overcharge foon takes place, and pro- hold themselves from no indulgence; but duces heartburn; flatulency; violent pains labourers, servants, and all persons conof the stomach, or naurea, with bilious fined to a dull, unvaried track of busivomitings, and diarrhea. Females, in nefs, are sensible of its effeéts. In sumthese circumstances, are distressed with a mer, the complaint is much aggravated pain in the left side, fometimes alternat- by the relaxing influence of a warm, dusing with the pain of the stomach. ty atmosphere; to which may be added

This complaint takes away the ability the stifling heat reflected from contiguof any considerable corporeal exertions ; ous brick-walls, windows, and a burning and also renders a long attention of the pavement. Unhappy they who are doommind to any subject, not only difficult ed to toil in such a situation throughout but painful. The patient's temper be- the year ; who feldom enjoy the sun's dicomes irritable, fretful, and capricious; rect rays in the colder featons; and durthe judgment is defective and irresolure ; ing the hot moaths are never fanned by the imagination suggests nothing but the western breeze. In the moments of gloomy ideas; often extending to defpone languor, they court the delusive aid of dency. No taste remains for accustomed spirits, by which all their complaints are amulements; but every feeling, every rendered inore inveterate ; they gradualsensation seems unpleasant. The night. ly droop and pine ; become lectical, confeep is disturbed by frightful dreams and fumptive, or paralytic: or, falling into startings; and the patient awakes, in the the state of chronic weakness, so well deinorning, unrefreshed, or feeling as if fcribed by Dr. Withers, remain, through much bruised and fatigued.

life, a burthen to themselves, their friends, Sauvages, in treating of asthenia, in- or the public. cludes under that title, the debility con- Patients in the first stage of asthenia, sequent on fevers, small-pox, scurvy, hy- Ol' whose confitutions have not been too drocephalus, and several local complaints. deeply injured by a long rufidence in He farther obferves, that in asthenia town; retrieve their health by means of there is a general weakness of all the cold bathing, tonic medicines, and occalimbs, the vital powers retaining their fional excursions into the country. There, full vigour ; or, that the debility of the a change of pursuits; a more regular plan voluntary motions is much greater than of diet and exercile, a clear and purer ate could be supposed from examining the mosphere, the falubrious exhalations frony fiate of the pulse. This remark teems growing vegetables, and the grateful itito have been made with the view of fup- mulas of their odours, in a short time reporting an hypothesis :-it has certainly store vigour to the body, and along with no foundation in truth. The pulte, in it, firmness and ferenity to the inind.



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Stock-Exchange, Nov. 26, 1996. THE 'uspense in which the public remains, to 72 ; and were yesterday, the 25th, at 721

respecting the nature and extent of the 3 PER CENT. Cons. were, on the 27th of Joans that the minister will require for the on- last month, at 5?; feil, on the 3d of the present, suing year, so far affects the funds, that little to 56; rose again, on the 14th, to 57a; and were business has been transacted duing the month, yesterday at 566The market is flat, and Stocks are lower than ENGLISH LOTTERY TICKETS are frOIR they were this day month, by 3 per cent. 121. is. to 121. 125

BANK STOCK, on the 27th of last month, IRISH do. at 61. 125 was at 146}; fell, on the 3d of the present, to N.B. Navy and VICTUALLING BILLS, 144 ; and was yeiterday, 25th, at 143.

dated from the ift of October, 1795, to 31st Oc5 PER CENT. ANN. wers, on the 27th of last tuber, 1796, are fundable. month, at 871; fell, on the 3d present, to 84; The Transfer Books for 3 per cent. consols. Thus and were yesterday, 25th, at 85.

on ad December, and open on 20th January, 4 PER CENT, Cons. were, on the 27th of last 1797; and for the 5 per cent. on the 7th of De. month, at 75; fell, on the 3d of the present, cember, and open on 23d January, 1797



DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. THE 9th, being Lord Mayor's day, the On Saturday, at the close, the numbers were, new Lord Mayo', EROOK WATSON, cfq. for

Mr. Tierney

823 was sworn in; the usual processions, &c. were

Mr. Thellufon much inferior in sple.dour to those of former And on Monday, for years. Much indignant resentment was shown

Mr. Tierney

1045 by the populace tu the late Lord Mayor (Mi.

Mr. Thelluton

1156 Curtis) and to Mr. Pitt, whose carriage was

When Mr. Thellufon was returned Mix broken, and covered with mud. -- The Duke of Tierney having declined to continue the poll, York, Prince Erneft, Mr. Fox, and the Alder- as he confidered Mr. Thelluf in inligible, atter men Skinner and Combe, had their hortes

the late decision of the House of Commons. taken from their carriages, and were drawn by

On Thursday, the 17th, two more powderan immense multitude, amidit the most ar

rnills blew up at Whitton, on Hounslow-heath, dert acclamations,

by which fix persons loit their lives. This is On Monday, the 14th, a riot took place in the third accident of the kind that has occurred Broad-treet, St. Giles's, originating from a

on that spot in the present year. number of Irishmen, &c. wherein several per.

On the 19th, a new opera, intitled, Abroad foils were desperately wounded.

and at Home, from the pen of Mr. HoIMAN, A similar affray happened a few nights be- was performed with applause, at Covent-Garden furc, among a number of persons of the same

theatre. description, at Cow-cross, in Smithfield, in

On Monday, the 21st, Mr. Joseph BURKS, wh ch, besides many being wounded, a peace

a bookseller, of Sun-Itre t, Moor-fields, was officer lost his life.

brought up to reccive the judgment of the On she isth, a boy, only cight years of

cou t:of King's-bench, for vending a pamphlet, age, was charged before Mr. Ford, thé magif. fince proved to be a liísel, intitled, « The Dua trate, with a deliberate burglary, in which he

ties of Citizenship, &c.” Mr. JUSTICE ASHhimself was tl.e only party concerned. Being

HURST pronounced the judgment of the court iw young an object for prosecution, he was

ob Thut he be kijit 10 hard labour in the house committed to the care of that very useful infti- of correction, a: Clerkenwell, for the term of rivo tution, the society for philanthropic reform. years, and that at the expiration of that come, he

On Wednesday, the 16th, the nomina:ion of do enter into a recognizanie uf sco. für hinsef, a candida:e to repreient thc borough of South- for his good behaviour for seven years," wark, took place.--Mr. THELLUSON, who

An experiment was lately madı, in Hydehad been before returned, having been fet park, before the Duke of York,' &c. of a aside by a eummittee of the House of Com- carriage, on a new construction, for the conmons, for violating the act of William III, re. veyance of troops, &c. trom place to place. “It lative to entertaining the elector's. On the is a li_ht waggon, drawn by fix hores abreast, present nomination, Mr, THELLUSON was

harnessed as for a coach, and ridden by two proposed again by Mr. R. C, SMITH, and postillions. This machine is to contrived, as to Mr. TIERNEY, che unsurcessful candidate in be able to carry 30 men, accominu 'ated with the last conteft, was propused by Mr, ALCOCK.

1cats, one high r than tlic other, who may fit On Friday the poll summenced, and on that with ease, while the arins and baggage are deday, at the clor , the numbers stood, for posited in a narrow chest in the centre. It Mr. Tierney

will travel nearly as fali as a stage-coach ; and Mr. T helluson afforded entire satisfaction in ihe experiment.





Domefiic Intelligcrcc.


An expriment was also lately made of a At St. Andrew's, H Iborr, Mr. D. Niinor. new portable t legraph, lately invented by Mr. surgeon, Of Chanecy-lane, to Miss K. M lward, EDGEWORTH. It was found to answer com- a daughter of the late J. M. c.q. of Brumley, pletely chc çu' pote für which it was intended, Middlesex, viz. that of Curvey ng orders throughout an At Purnev, by the rev. A. Hintun, Mr. amy, from one post to anuther.

Locmeri, to Miis E. Levie. A trial vas la cly made at Limchou e, le- Mr. W'. 3 Kayc, uf York-buildings, la fore a numb«s inuilitary vificers, &c. of a new

Miss C. Clements. invented gu'-carriage, calculated to produce

Druins in and near Landon. a very confiderabie saving in the number of men Died] In Fludver- ftreet, Westminiter, Mr. necessary to work the guns. The experiment Duyli, of the War-Oifice. was made on an eighteen. pounder, which was At Padd ngton, Mrs. Neville, wife of R. Are accordingly worked, with great case, by four N. el. of Billinghear, Berks. men, and may even be worked by three. Is Mrs. Johnson, wife of G. J. esq. of Jamesmotion of traversing is so dexterous, that it street, Westminiter. may always be thrown round to the side, and In Bedford-row, R. Bankes, esq. leaded in board; a circumstance of material In Lincoln'spinn-fields, Sir Edm Head, bait. advantage, as it not only does execution with At the George Inn, Northampton, in his much greater facility and certainty, but also way from Buxton to Londun, the Honourable preserves the men who work it from being ex- Edward Bearciuft, Chief Justice of Chetter and porud to the aim of small shot. It is also iur- of Flint, Denbigh and fiontzonery, in Wales, niihed with an inclined plane, which may a Member of the Royal Society of Antiquaries be either raised or depresied, as the situation of of London, a Bencher of the Honourable Suciety a thip may require.

of the Inner Temple, one of his Majesty's At a general meeting of the Grand Junction Counsel, and Mem er of Parliament for Saltaih, Canal Company, held lately at the Crown and in Cornwall. Mr. Bearer ft was an example of Anchor tavern, the whole body of proprietors, incustry and perseverance at the Bar. Many en incers, &c. exprefled their decide i convic- years he hid scarcely buincís enough to support ţion, that the wide, or river, boat is superior, him with the ti vertit æconomy; he actually, in in all respects, to the narrow one ;--by this re- despair, thought of relinquithing the i'rofi fior. gulation, as one object of the company is to In time, however, his wud fense and knowbring the Staffordshire potteries, &c. to Lon- ledge of the Law exciicü confidence, and till don, in river boats, the necessity of trans.thip- his heariny laiteily became affected, he was one ping, and the inevitable fulles attending it, to of the møit furc:-ssful on its Profefluis, particuan incalculable annual amount, will be avoided. larly in casus in winich legal opinions were requi

Marriages in and nrar L ndon. lite. For many y, als h • Was ihe only Advocats Gen. Bentham, surveyor-general of naval whose abilities and clouence could, with a works, to Miss S. Fordyce, eldust daughter of chance of success, he emploved in competition Dr F. of Eflex-Itreet.

wiiii thuse of the illustrious and unequalled Mr. T, C. Warner, of the Royal Exchang", ER SKINË. 10 Mils King, of Blackheath.

In Elia-Street, Miss F. P. Plowden. Ia J. Cookt, efq. of the Navy-office, to Miss Melina-Piace, St. George's-nieids, Captain M. M. A. Bentley, of Castle-street, Huiborn. Pitts, ot the Corps of Logineers.

At Camberwell, W. Olivant, ciq. of Man- In Hatton-Calden, Mr. G. Nixon. Mrs. cheiter, Miss Langit..n, daughter ut Chapman, wife of Mr. C. Deputy of ColemanSir St. L. alderman of Brvau-street-ward, and Itre i Ward. W. Davis, cly one of the Elder theriff of Londun and Middlesex.

Brethren of the Trinity Houle. At Camberwell, Fr. Seirle, esq. captain of

At A piley-House, Piccadilly, the Hon P. G. thu Kingitun yeomanry, tu Miis M. Kunt. Bathurst, third ion Earl Bathurit. At Newington-butts, T. janvering ely. of

M.s. Blake, will wini . Pructor, at Daun the navy, to Miss Wood.

los-Cuinmuns. J. Strachan, esq. of Highbury, to Mrs. Clarke, In Weymouth-street, T. Burges, esq. the of Lower Touting.

petitioning Candidate for Bridport. At Hackney, by the rev. Dr. Murrice, R. Mr. J.smith, jun. Ut the Victualling-Office. Wilfun, jun. cíq. of Bury-itreci, tu Miss Cour. Mrs. Weit, wite of Mr. W. of Gracechurchmaker, of Hackney.-.And T. Willon, esy.

Atreet. of Fenchurch-stext, to Miss Blache, ut Hunn- W. Bacon, efq. late of Maryland-point, Efex.

At Ealing, Mr. Hindmand, well knowa Mr. J. Ludlam, of Oxford-Itreet, to Miss S. among the musical cognofcenti as the Leader of Barton, daughter of the late G. Barton, esq. of a Band, and Performer on the Tenor Violin. the Isle of Wight.

In St. George's-street, Weltminiter, aged 21, Captain J. C. Mitchell, of the East-India R. Moore, eiq. Fellow-Communer of Chritia company's Bengal military estublithicent, tu College, Cambridge, a youth of promisia Mi's H. Vaughan.'

talents. Mr. R. Buih, jun. of Wandsworth, to Miss Ar Epfum, Mrs. Smith, wife of K. S. G. Harman, of Woodturd.

Commander of the Minerva East Indiaman. At St. J. hn's church, Hackney, Mr. J. C. At Tooring, H norwell, the latt surviving Bylesg 4.ney, to Miss B. Reuze ille. 10:1 of the lats RD. cf.o: Doctors' Cominulis.

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