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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 sults and grievances from the English, hours after, of the French negociator, his Catholic Majesty concludes:whether he was to consider that message " That the British nation has proved to the as an answer or not?

universe, that the recognises no other laws than Mr. Eilis, secretary of embassy to Lord the aggrandizement of her own co.nmerce ; and Malmsbury, fet out for London on the that her despotism has forced him, før the pro15th of November, to receive new in- tection of his crown and people, to declare tvar ttructions from his Court. In the course against the King of England, his kingdom and of the pegociation, Delacroix demanded valjuls." of Lord Malmsbury," whether, on On the 8th of October, war was proc' 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 Brie net?"

To this Lord Malmsbury re- rith Cabinet issued orders for granting plied, “ that he should do fo whenever letters of marque to British subjects, to the importance of the case appeared to make reprisals upon Spain and her lubrender it necessary.”.

jects. The long expected Declaration of the The diminution which the English Spanish Court against Great Britain was power has suffered in the Mediterranean, figned by his Catholic Majesty, at the Pa- from the alliance betwixt France and lace of St. Laurenzo, on the 5th 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 Com. England behaved to him during the whole of millioners in Italy, informing them of the the war, and the well-grourded miftruit 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 Corfica; took Bastia, with 8 or 900 prithat he could not carry away himself.

“ That the English miniiter Cuffered the soners, most of which were of Dillon's Same bad faith to appear, by his Silence upon regiment, consisting principally of emieke subject of his negociations with other pow. grants. Sir Gilbert Elliot, the viceroy, ers, particularly the Treaty concluded in 1794 with the troops which escaped from Basa 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 alfo 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 feet failed from Holland, and Marquis del Campo, when he demanded suc- eluded the vigilance of the British cruizcours of him to continue the war: That he was completely confirmed in his suspicions 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 ihip the Saint Jago, retaken by an Eng- fo inadequate for the purpose, that nolith squadrun.

thing but the commander's ignorance of " That since his Catholic Majesty made the frength of the English in that qnarpeace 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 thein. • In fact, that England had developed her

Vice-Admiral Sir George Elphinstone intentions of getting possession of his Catholic was at that period ftationed in those seas, Majesty's territories, by sending to the Anils with a considerable fleet; and, upon hear les a confiderable force, and particularly deliin- 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 feet surrendered without resistance, and into Gibraltar. Caprain Bowers loft none consisted of three ships of the line and of his men ; the Spaniards lost about 35. five inferior vessels, having on board, in This affords another striking instance of seamen and troops, 197? men,

the superiority of the British sailors over Some

captures of less importance were those of other countries. also announced in the course of the the most remarkable of which

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

count of the length of ihe important Poper hip Terplichore, who, on the 13th of of General Woshington, to defer our usiru! October, took the Spanish frigate Ma- detail of Foreiga fairs till next montb.)



From the 20th of Oktober to the 20th of November,


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No. of Cases,
No. of Cases.
Tabes mesenterica

3 Crufta Lactea


Acute Rheumatism


3 Peripneumony


Furunculus Hæmoptoe

2 Enteritis

Phlegmon Angina


3 Otalgia *

Herpes Malignant Fever

Scabies Small Pox

Purigo podicis Scarlatına Anginosa

Intiamed puftules

5 Meatles


3 Hooping-cough

Scaly Tettar

3 Puerperal Fever,


PERIODICAL DISEASES. Acute Discales of Infants



Hectica Infantilis

Hectica Senilis Afthenia

14 Hemicanium Chronic Rheumatism

13 Sciatica

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

4 it will appear that catarrhal and rheuAnasarca

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 Hypochondrialis

mosphere has also contributed to render

3 Cough and Chronic Dyspnwa

them more severe than usual, and of

33 Pulmonary Consumption

longer duration.

9 Pleuritic Stitches

One case of peripneumony, which had

3 Dyspepsia


been neglected at its commencement, ter. Gastrodynia

5 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 Dysury

of the rupture of some confide

rable vessels. Incontinence of Urine Schirrous Ovarium

In the cases of otalgia, after violent Jaundice

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 mat* Otalgia inflammatoria ; Sauvage's nosol. ter from the internal ear into the fauces, method.

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Account of Diseases in London. The hooping-cough, malignant fevers, every instance of afthemia, is much resmall-pox, mealles, and scarlatina angi- duced in force : In persons 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 melisicholic months. The scarlatina anginosa has habits it is always feeble, flow, and lanbeen very fatal in different quarters of guid. The former café confti.utes the

predisposition to fyncope, hysteria, choIn the list of chronic diseases; it seems rea, tetanus, and other convulsions; to proper to take fome' notice of the article mania, gastrodynia, pyrofis, diarrhea, taasthenia, comprehending the disorders, in bes melenterica, fuor albus, urticaria, common language termed nervous, which purrigo, and several puftular eruptions on have occurred in a great proportion, espe- the skin. The latter predispofis to incially during the summer months. The digestion, hemicranium, hypochondriasis ftate of asthenia commences with general or melancholia; to epilepsy, catalepsy, languor, a sense of latlitude, or aching in ephialtes, chlorosis, constipation, chronic the limbs; and often with tremors. These rheumatism, itruma, internal schirrosities, fymptoms are succeeded by shooting pains, dropsy, diabetes; purpura; and scaly disa headach, giddiness, and a strong difpofi- eales 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 irregular modes 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 soon takes place, and pro- hold themselves from no indulgence; but duces heartburn; farulency; 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 nels, are sensible of its effects. - In sumthese circumstances, are distressed with a mer, the complaint is much aggravated pain in the left side, sometimes alternat- by the relaxing influence of a warm, dufing with the pain of the stomach.

ty atmosphere; to which may be added This complaint takes away the ability the stifing 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 feasons; and durthe judgment is detective and irresolute; 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 defpon- languor, they court the delusive aid of dency. No taste remains for accustomed spirits, by which all their complaints are anulements ; but every feeling, every rendered more inveterate ; they gradualsensation seems unpleasant. The night- ly droop and pine ; become hectical, confleep is disturbed by frightful dreams and fumptive, or paralytic : or, falling into startings, and the patient awakes, in the the îtate 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, fequent on fevers, small-pox, scurvy, hy- oi whose constitutions have not been too drocephalus, and several local complaints. deeply injured by a long residence in He farther observes, 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 fonal 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 exercise, a clear and purer atcould be supposed from examining the mosphere, the falubrious exhalations froni fare of the pulse. This remark seems growing vegetables, and the grateful itito have been made with the view of sup- mulus 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 pulse, in it, firmness and serenity to the inind.

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Stock-Exchange, N.v. 26, 1996. THE "uspense in which the public remains, to 72 ; and were yesterday, the 25th, at 72

respecting the nature and extent of the 3 PER CENT. Cons. were, on the 27th of Joans that the minister will require for the en- last month, at 57 ; feil, on the 3d of the present, suing year, so far affects the funds, that little to 56; rose again, on the 14th, to 573; and were business has been transacted dwing the month, yesterday at 568The market is flat, and Stocks are lower than ENGLISH LOTTERY TICKETS are fOIR they were this day month, by 3 per cent.

121. vs. to 121. 125 BANK STOCK, on the 27th of last month,

IRISH do. at 6l. 125 was at 1461; 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 Oc

5 PER CENT. ANN. Wer, on th? 27th of last tuber, 1796, are fundable. month, at 877; 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 Demonth, at 75; fell, on the 3d of the present, cember, and open on 23d January, 1997,

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

Mr. Tierney was sworn in; the usual processions, &c. neie

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 to the late Lord Mayor (Mi.

Mr. 'Thellufon

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

When Mr. Thellufon was returned-Mr 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 horses

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

mills blew up at Whitton, on Hounslow-heath, dent acclamations,

by which fix persons lost 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 pero and at Home, from the pen of Mr. HOLMAN,

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

A similar affray happened a few nights be- was performed with applausc, at Covent-Garden furc, among a number of persons of the same theatre. description, at Cow-crofs, in Smithfield, in On Monday, the 21st, Mr. Joseph BURKS, wh ch, besides many being wounded, a pcace brought up to receive the judgment of the

a bookseller, of Sun-ftre t, Moor-tields, was officer lost his life.

On she isth, a boy, only eight years of cou t:of King's-bench, for vending a pamphler, age, was charged before Mr. Ford, the magis fince proved to be a libel, intitled, « The Dua Crate, with a deliberate burglary, in which he ties of Citizenship, &c.” Mr. JUSTICE Ashhimself was t.e only party concerned. Being HURST, pronounced the judgment of the court iuw young an object for prosecution, he was

ott That he be kept 10 hard labour in the house eunmitted to the care of that very useful infti- of correction, ai Clerkenwell

, for the term of tivo 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 of 500. for hindef, a candida:e to reprefent 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 committee 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 electors. On the is a liht waggon, drawn by fix hories abreast, present nomination, Mr, THELLUSON

harnessed as for a coach, and ridden by two proposed again by Mr. R. C, SMITH, and poftillions. This machine is to contrived, as to Mr. TIERNEY, the unsurcessful candidate in be able to carry 50 men, accominu 'ated with the last context, was propused by Mr, ALCOCK. Ieats, one high.r than the other, who may fit On Friday the poll commenced, and on that with ease, while the arius and bagga, e are deday, at the clor , the numbers stood, for

posited in a narrow chest in the centre. It Mr. Tierney


will travel nearly as fast as a stage-coach; and Mr. Thellufon

afforded entire satisfaction in ihư cxperiment.




Domefiic Intelligcricc.


An expʻriment was also sately made of a At St. Andrew's, H Iborr, Mr. D. Minor. new portable elegraph, lately invented by Mr. surgc011, ui Chaneciy-lane, to Miss K. M'lward, EDGEWORTH. It was fou id to answer com- a daughter of the late J. M. eiq. of Brumley, pletely the yu' pose for which it was intended, Middicfox, viz. that of convey ng orders throughout an At Purney, by the rev. A. Hinton, Mr. army, from one poit to anuther.

Lcclimer, tó MIS E. Levie. A trial was lacly made at Limchou e, le- Nr. W'. 3 Kaye, uf Vork-buildings, 10 fore a number i military vificers, &c. of a new

Miss C. Clements. invented gul-carriage, calculated to produce

Druths in and near Landon. a very considerabie saving in the number of men Diedi] In Fludver-Street, Westminiter, Mr. neceffary to work the guns. The experiment Doyle, of the War-Ofice. was made on an eighteen-pounder, which was At Padd ngton, Mrs. Neville, wife of R. A. accordingly worked, with great case, by four N. esq. of Billingbear, 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, Westminster. 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, bart. 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 London, the Honourable preserves the men who work it from being ex- Edward Bearcıvít, Chief Justice of Chefer and porud to the aim of small fot. It is alsu rur- of Flint, Denbigls and wontgomery, in Wale», nithed with an inclined plane, which may a Member of the Royal Society of Antiquaries be either raised or depressed, as the situation of of London, a Bencher of the Honourable Suciety a thip may require.

of tlic Inner Temple, one of his Majetty'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 ift was an example of Anchor tavern, the whole body of proprietors, incluttry and perfeverance at the Bar. Many en ineers, &c, exprefled their decidei convic- years he had scarcely buiiness enough to support ţion, that the wide, or river, boat is superior, him witla the ti vereit aconumy ; lic a&tually, in in all respects, to the narrow one ;---by this re- despair, thottesdië of relinquithing the l'rofeflior. gulation, as ore object of the company is to In tinc, howuver, his guod fense and knowbring the Staffordshire potteries, &c. to Lon- ledge of the Loow cxciicü conäidence, and till don, in river boats, the necessity of trans-fhip- bis hearing laiteily becaine affected, he was one ping, and the inevitable losses attending it, to of the most furc: Isful on its Profailuis, particuan incalculable annual amount, will be avoided. larly in casus in which legal opinions were requi

Murriages in and near L nuon. lite. For many y, ars h · Was ihe only Advocats, Gen. Bentham, surveyor-general of naval whose abilities and clouence could, with a works, to Mifs S. Fordyce, eldelt daughter of chance of lucccís, vc emploved in competition Dr F. of Eflex-itreet.

witin those of the illustrious and unequalled Mr. T, C. Warner, of the Royal Exchange, ERSKINE. 10 Mils King, of Blackheath.

In Elia-ftreet, Miss F. P. Plowden. Ta J. Cookt, efq. of the Navy-office, to Miss Melina-Place, St. George's-fields, Captain M. M. A. Bentley, of Castle-truct, Huiborn. Pitts, of the Corps of Logincers.

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

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

At Apsley-Housc, Piccadilly, the Hon P. G. the Kington yeomanry, to Miis M. Kunt. Bathurst, third ion of Eari Bathurit. At Newington-butts, T. janvering ely, of

M.s. Blake, wilt ut Ni . Pructor, at Dan the navy, to Miss Wood.

tors-Communs. J. Strachan, efq. of Highbury, to Mrs. Clarke, In Weymouth-Itreet, T. Burges, efq. the of Lower Touting.

petitioning Candidate for Bridport. At Hackney, by the rev. Dr. Murrice, R. Mr. J. Smith, jun. ut che Victualling-Office. Wilfun, jun. ciq. of Bury-street, tu Miis Coul- Mrs. Wed, wite of Mr. W. of Gracechurchmaker, of Hackncy.--And T. Wilson, efy. Arcet. of Fenchurcu-tout, to Miss Blache, uf Honn- W. Bacon, (fq. late of Maryland-point, Effex. inerton,

At Ealing, Mr. Hindman, well know Mr. J. Ludlam, of Oxford-Itreet, tu Mifs S. among the susical cognoscenti as the Leader of Barton, daughter of the late G. Barton, esq. of a Band, and Perrormer on the Tenor Violin. the Ille vi Wight.

In St. George's-street, Westminster, aged 21, Captain J. C. Mitchell, of the East-India R. Mouri, eiq. Fellow-Communer of Chritia company's Bengal military establish.cent, tu College, Cambridge, a youth of promisia Miss H. Vaughan.'

talents, Mr. R. Buih, jun. of Wandsworth, to Miss Ar Epsom, 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 Bylesy 24.n'sy, to Miss B. Beuzeville. four of the latuk D. ef 1.0: Doctors' Commons.

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