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Names of Officers killed, wounded, & missing.


43d Foot-Lieut. Col. Edward Hull, Capt. E. Cameron, Lieut. John Nison. 95th Foot-Lieut. Donald McLeod. WOUNDED.

Staff-Lieut. Shaw, 43d regiment, Aid-deCamp to Brigadier Gen. R. Craufurd, slightly. 14th Light Dragoons-Lieut. Blatchford, severely.

1st Battalion of the 43d regiment-Capts. P. Deshon, T. Lloyd, and W. F. P. Napier, slightly; Capt. J. W. Hall, severely; Lieut. George Johnstone, slightly; Lieut. J. P. Hopkins, severely; Lieut. Horatio Hancot, slightly; Lieuts. J. M'Dearmaid, J. Stevenson, Roger Frederick, severely.

52d Ditto-Major Henry Ridewood, slightly; Capt. R. Campbell, ditto.

95th Ditto-Capts. Jasper Creagh and Samuel Mitchell, severely, since dead; 1st Lieut. H. C. Smith, slightly; 1st Lieuts. Matthias Pratt, Peter Riley, Alexander Coane, and Thomas Smith, severely; 2d Lieut. George Simmons, ditto.


1st Battalion of the 95th regiment-Lieut. J. G. McCulloch, taken prisoner.

Return of the number of the killed, wounded, and missing, of a division of the army under the command of his Excellency Lieut. Gen. Lord Viscount Wellington, K. B. in action with the French army near Almeida, on the 24th July 1810.

Head-quarters, Alverca, July 25. 1810° Staff-1 Staff wounded.

Royal Horse Artillery-2 horses killed; 2 horses wounded; 2 rank and file missing.

14th Light Dragoons-1 serjeant killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 rank and file, 4 horses, wounded.

16th Light Dragoons-3 horses, wounded. 1st Hussars, King's German Legion-1 horse killed; 2 rank and file, 3 horses wounded.

1st Battalion 43d Foot-1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 2 serjeants, 18 rank and file, killed; 4 captains, 6 lieutenants, 8 serjeants, 77 rank and file, wounded; 1 drummer, 14 rank and file, missing.

1st Battalion 52d Foot-1 rank and file killed; 1 major, 1 captain wounded; 3 rank and file, missing..

1st Battalion 95th Foot-1 lieutenant, 11 rank and file, killed; 2 captains, 5 lieutenants, I ensign, 1 serjeant, 54 rank and file wounded; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 52 rank and file, missing.

1st Battalion Portuguese Cassadoes-2 rank and file killed; 7 rank and file wounded; 7 rank and file, missing.

3d Ditto-2 rank and file killed; 1 serjeant, 23 rank and file, wounded; 2 rank and file, missing.

Total-1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 captain, 2 lieutenants, 3 serjeants, 29 rank and file, 3 horpes, killed; 1 staff, 1 major, 7 captains, 12

lieutenants, 1 ensign, 10 serjeants, 164 rank and file, 12 horses, wounded; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 1 drummer, 80 rank and file, missing.

N. B. One officer of the Portuguese Cassadoes wounded, rank and name not ascertained. C. STEWART, Brig. Gen. and Adj. Gen.

month, states, that Jofeph Bonaparte had A letter from Gibraltar, of 29th of laft reached the neighbourhood of Valencia, with an army of 30,000 men. Madrid had been left with only a number of foldiers fufficient to maintain the peace of that city.



by the fudden death of the Crown Prince The commotions occafioned at Stockholm ftored to that capital. In confequence of the have fubfided, and tranquillity is again rereports that were circulated of the Prince foot, and fome unfavourable circumstances having been poisoned, an inquiry was fet on appearing against Dr Roffi, his chief phyfician, that gentleman, after an impartial trial, was fentenced to banishment for life.

We learn, by a Gottenburgh mail, received on the 18th inft. that the King of Den mark has offered himself as fucceffor to the Throne of 'Sweden, upon the death of the prefent King; and proposes, in the event of his fucceffion, to make Stockholm the capital of the then united kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.


The contest between the Turks and Ruf. fians appears ftill languishing and undecided. On this fubject we felect the following articles, from the German papers—

PRESBURGH, June 26.-The last news activity employed by the Ottoman Govern received from Conftantinople fpeak of the ment to continue the war, and maintain it with vigour. The propofitions madeby Ruffia appear very fevere. They say, that in reality they not only relate to the ceffion of the three provinces of Moldavia, Wallachia, and Beffarabia, but also to that of Servia, and a great part of Bosnia. The English Minifter, Adair, encouraged the and promifed him fuccours from England. Porte to persevere in the present fyftem, The Grand Vizier is perfectly recovered from his indifpofition, and is preparing to join, with all his troops, the camp as Schumla.


VIENNA, July 21.-Several mercantile hcufes in Bucharest and Orfown have rec ived letters which confirm the news of the bloody battle, which lafted 16 hours, between the army of the Grand Vizier and that of the Ruffians, at four leagues distance from Schumia. The Turkish cavalry, command ed by English officers, decided the victory. There is every appearance that the Ruffian army will again retire towards the Danube. We recollect that the Grand Vizier demanded a fufpenfion of arms, which the General in Chief, Kamenfky, would not grant, but on condition that the Porte fhould peaceably confent to the ceffion of Moldavia and Wallachia, and pay thirty millions of piafires.

TEMESWAR, July 19.-According to late letters from Belgrade, the pretended defeat of the Ruffians was not to great as at first faid. It appears in reality, that the Turks, having received a reinforcement of cavalry, routed a party of Ruffian infantry; but the latter, fupported by a corps of fresh troops, preferved its artillery and baggage. It is added, that the head-quarters of the Roffians were at Bujouk Koflichofa, beyond Mount Hemus; and that a fingle complete victory will open to the Ruffians the road to Conftantinople.



The London Gazette of the 2d iuft. contains difpatches from Sir Charles Cotton, dated 2ift June, giving an account of various gallant exploits, performed by our feamen, against the enemy's batteries and fhips on the Neapolitan coaft. The first article in thefe difpatches, is a letter from Captain Brenton, of the Spartan frigate, detailing the affair betwixt that veffel and a part of Murat's flotilla, in the bay of Naples, particulars of which were given in our laft nomber, in a letter from the purfer of the SparCaprain Brenton's letter concludes with the following


List of enemy's ships, &c. engaged by his Majesty's ship Spartan, in the Bay of Naples, on the 3d May, 1810.

Ceres frigate, of 42 guns and 350 men, severely crippled, escaped under the batteries.

Fame corvette, of 28 guns and 260 men, lost her foretopmast, and otherwise severely crippled.

Le Sparviere brig, of 8 guns and 95 men, taken.

Achilles cutter, of 10 guns and 80 men, escaped under the batteries.

Eight gun-boats, each with one twenty-four pounder, and 40 men, ditto. Recapitulation-96 guns, and 1108 men.


A List of killed and wounded on board his Majesty's frigate Spartan, J. Brenton, Esq. Captain, in an action with a squadron of the enemy's ships and gun-boats in the Bay of Naples, on the 3d May 1810.


Mr W. Robson, inaster's mate; Archibald Taylor, Antonio de Brio, Timothy Ashton, John F. Rendick William Crese, and David Marshal, seamen; John Kemp, James Fuller, and John Dermon, marines.-Total 10.


J. Brenton, Esq. Capt.; David Johnson, Wm. Torrie, and Josep. Dennis, seamen; Thomas Drinkwater and Richard Bearde, marines, all severely; James Conway, and Robert Brown, seaman, dangerously; Henry Jameson, seamen, amputed thigh; John Mahon, marine, ditto arm: Thomas Anderson, Henry Scully, Richard Wilson, Ant. Smith (2), and ampbell, seamen; Mr F. W. Willes, Lieut.; Mr Rocasted, and nell, Hares Moubray, John Denton, and Ant. Roberts, marines, slightly; Tobias DonHenry Deppy, seamen, contusions.

Total killed and wounded-32. J. BRENTON. [Here follows a letter from Capt. Eyre, of the Magnificent, detailing his proceedings in an attack, by the ships Magnificent, Montagu, Bale Poule, Leonidas, and Inogene, conjointly with a military force under Brig.-Gen. Oswald of S Maura, and the anal reduction of the citadel and island.]

Return of officers and men belonging to his Majesty's ships Magnificent, Montagu, Belle Poule, Leonidas, and Imogene, killed and wounded at the siege of St Maura, between the 21st of March and 16th April. Magnificent-3 killed and 9 woundedMontagu-4 killed, 21 wounded. Belle Poule

--6 wounded. Leonidas 2 wounded. Imagene-i wounded.

Names of officers and men killed and

Magnificent. Bartholomew Murphy, Charles Green, John Doyle, private marines, killed. Wounded-Geo. Ayre, Captain; Joseph Allen, Thomas Webster, Daniel Wilson, marines, severely; Robert Brown, Thomas Minshaw, John Baggor, Geo. Wilson, Rich. Benton, marines, slightly.

master's mate, John Williams (2), Tho. SeaMontagu.-Killed-Wm. Qeinn, quarterger, Cha. Gay, marines. Wounded-W. H Snowe, Capt. royal marines, Jas. Jeffery, landmen, Pat. Calaghan, slightly; Wm. Cockbam, Sam. Adams, landmen, John Haggarty, serjeant marines, Wm. Lowe, John Charles, Jos. Coply, Wm. Brown, Dan. Hallacy, private marines, severely; Sam. Logan, corporal, do. John Sowerby, Capt. after-guard, Dan. Blake, able seaman, Geo. Hutchinson, quarter-mas ter, Wm. Ball, J. Brown, (1), landmen, Wm. Stratton, able seaman, Henry Holman ordinary do. slightly.

Belle Poule Wounded-Arthur Morrison,

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ed Lieut. royal marines, Jas. Hooper, Wm.
Millard, Nicholas Allard, Jas Bowden (1),
private marines, slightly; Wm. Baker, marine,

Leonidas-Wounded-Vernon Lamphier,
3d Lieut. slightly, Geo. Brown, quarter-mas-
ter, severely, since dead.
Inogene-Wounded-William Stephens,
Captain, severely.

(Signed) G. Eyre, Capt. of his Majesty's
ship Magnificent, and senior
officer in the Ionian Sea.

Copy of a letter from Capt. Maxwell of the
Alceste, to Sir S. Hood, transmitted by Sir
C. Cotton

His Majety's ship Alceste, off Frejus
Bay, May 26, 1810.

SIR-I beg leave to inform you, that,
having chafed several of the enemy's veffels
into the Bay of Agaye, which is prote&ed
by two batteries, one on each fide the en-
trance, I determined, after a good recon-
noitre, to attempt carrying them by storm,
as their height gave them too great an ad-
vantage over the thip.

On the night of the 22d, two strong parties were landed; and, the one on the right of the bay, having to march through a very thick wood to get in the rear of the fort, were attacked in the midst of it by one of the enemy's picquets, when the marines, under the command of Lieutenants Lloyd and Hawkey, opened a fire that very foon dislodged them; but, unfortunately, the guide, taking advantage of the firing, went off, and left the party, which compelled Mr Wilton, the senior lieutenant, to relinquish the enterprise, and to re-embark the people, which, I am happy to fay, he effected without the fmalleft lofs.

The party on the left, under the com-
mand of Mr Henry Bell, the master, were
fo fortunate as to get clofe in the rear of
their battery undifcovered, which they at-
tacked and carried in the most spirited
manner, fpiked the guns, two 24-pounders,
broke their carriages, deftroyed the maga
zínes, and threw the fhet into the fea; but,
as the other fide had failed, were obliged to
come off without any of the veffels,
we continued to watch; and, finding they
would not move whilst we kept clofe in, I
Jaft night fent the barge and yawl under
Mr Bell, accompanied by Mr Day, master's
mate, and Mr Adair, midshipman, to lie in
a little cave we had discovered near the har-
bour's mouth, whilst the ship ftood fone di-
stance in the offing, The Frenchmen, tho'
fo noted for cunning, fwallowed the bait,
and came out this morning quite boldly.
You may conceive, Sir, their aftonish.
ment, when our two boats, armed with a

12-pound carronade and 4-round fieldpiece, made their unexpected appearance amougft them; they captured four feluccas, two of which were armed, one with fix and the other four guns, befides fmall arms; drove two upon the rocks, and the re back into the harbour, though completely exposed to the fire of the batteries, a great number of foldiers on the beach, and two armed veffels, befides thofe taken, that were in the convoy. Mr Bell fpeaks in the highest states, that after he and Mr Day had boardcommendation of every one with him, and only two or three wen in the barge, made ed and carried the veffels, Mr Adair, with fuch excellent ufe of the carronade, that their retreat was covered, and the prizes brought without a man being hurt on our fide, which made their fuccefs doubly gratifying. I have the honour to be, &c. MURRAY MAXWELL.

An account of French merchant vessels captured in the Bay of Agaye, by his Majes ty's ship Alceste, Murray Maxwell, Esq. May 20. 1810.

Santa Maria, of 6 guns, 20 men, and 90 tons, from Marseilles, bound to Naples, laden with wax, wire, leather, &c.

tons, from Marseilles, laden with wax, wire, Santa Maria, of 4 guns, 20 men, and 100 lea her, &c.

Porto Salno, of 4 guns, 20 men, and 100 tons, from Marseilles, bound to Naples, laden with wax, wire, leather, &c.

Notre Dame, of 12 men and 80 tons, from wine. Marseilles, bound to Leghorn, laden with

Marseilles, bound to Geno, laden with hats, San Josef, of 12 men and 50 tons, from casks, and leather..

M. MAXWELL, Captain. Copy of a letter from Capt. Arfcongh, of his Majefty's fhip the Succefs, addreffed to Capt. Brenton, of the Spartan, and transmitted by Admiral Sir Charles Cotton, Bart to John Wilton Croker, Efq. SIR-1 beg leave to acquaint you that on the 4th inft while running along the coaft whichftiglione, I obferved three veffels on the of Calabria, at one P. M and abreast of Cabeach, and men loading them. I thought it an object worth while to attempt their deftruction, as they appeared to ne capable difpatched the boats of this fhip, with voof carrying 150 men each. I immediately lunteers, under the command of Mr George companied by the boats of the Efpoir, under Rofe Sartorious, the third lieutenant, acthe command of Lieut. Robert Oliver, the Succefs and Espoir covering their landing. I am forry to fay, that, when musket-fhot from the fhore, three boats fwampec


ving ftruck on a funken reef, by which mis-, fortune two feamen belonging to the Espoir were drowned; all their an munition being wet, the officers and men fwam to the beach, with cutlaffes in their mouths, when the enemy fired upon them from two long 6-pounders, and four wall-pieces; they being fecreted behind the rocks, were not perceived until the boats grounded.

The enemy's fire ferved only to increase the zeal of the party, and their perfeverance fo intimidated the enemy, that they deferted their guns, and retreated to the houfes which were near, keeping up a heavy fire of musketry from the windows; but, being alfo dislodged from them, they fled to the mountains.

The guns were spiked, carriages destroyed, two veffels fet on fire, their cargoes, which confifted of oil, ftove, when they with difficulty launched the boats that were fwamped, and returned on board.

Lieut. Sartorious fpeaks in the highest terms of all the petty officers, feamen, and royal marines, under his order, particularly of the conduct of Lieut. Oliver, Mr George Lewis Coates, mafter's mate of the Espoir, and Mr Richard Peace, mafter's mate of this fhip. With concern I inclofe you a list of the killed and drowned.

I have the honour to be, &c.

[Here follows a return of three veffels deltroyed by his Majefty's fhips Success and Efpoir. Two men killed, and two drowned.]

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The following cafe, which was tried in the Court of King's Bench, on the 3d Aug. is of fo fingular and important a nature, that we are induced to lay it before our readers: SALE OF GUINEAS.

The defendant was indicted for unlawful-

ly expofing to fale a certain quantity of the
current coin of the realm, called guineas,
and difpofing of them at 11. 2s. 6d.; the
ftandard, by his Majesty's proclamation,
having been fettled at 11. Is.

Mr Attorney-General stated, that this indictment was founded on the act of the 5th and 6th of the reign of Edward VI. which enacted, that if any perfon gave more, or difpofed of any current coin of the realm for a profit, or gave or received more in exchange than was authorised by the standard which was fixed by royal proclamation, he of they should be guilty of a misdemeanour, and be liable to the confiscation of fuch coin fo exchanged, and be fubject to a fine and imprisonment for fuch offence. The chief object of the act was to prevent persons collecting and difpofing of the coin of the realm to perfons leaving the kingdom; he was forry to lay, that latterly it had become a prevalent trade. It was necessary for him to ftate how injurious it was to the nation at large, and particularly to the commercial part of the community. He would prove that the defendant had carried on this illicit trade to a great extent. The Commiffioners of the Mint had got information of it, and wifely provided for his detection. It was unneceffary for him to state the circumftan ces, as they would be detailed in evidence. He was afraid that this traffic had been too long carried on without being detected; it accounted for the circulation of British gold on the Continent, and its disappearance at home. He had not a doubt, that when the Jury were in poffeffion of the circumftances of the cafe, they would find the defendant guilty.

Mr Leonard, from the Council Office, produced the Gazette containing the proclamation of George the Firft, dated from Saturday, the 21st of December, to Tuesday the the 24th, in the year 1717, fettling the standard of a guinea at 11. Is.

The proclamation was read by Mr Low


Mr Marryatt, Counfel for the defendant, objected to it as proof, as the indictment fet out that it was proclaimed under the great feal, and there was no proof that the proclamation in the Gazette had the great feal affixed to it.

Mr Attorney-General was happy this objection had been taken, for it was impoffible that the Sovereign could iffue a proclamation without its paffing under the great feal.

Lord Ellenborough "I am convinced that the proclamation published in a Gazette, authorised by his Majefty, is fufficient proof, and we are not at this day to doubt that proclamations do not go under proper fcrutiny. It is the only mode the Sovereign has of communicating his wishes to his people. I am convinced that the Gazette is good evidence of the existence of the proclamation."

Mr Attorney-General-" My Lord, I have got the original proclamation, with the feal affixed to it, in Court; but I wished it to be laid down by your Lordship, that the Gazette was good evidence, that it might act as a precedent in other places where they have not the advantage of your Lordship's prefiding."

Mr Edward C. Powell depofed, that he was Affiftant-Solicitor to the Mint; that from fome information which came to the office, he gave inftructions to two men, of the names of Caul and Nash, to proceed to the defendant's houfe, on the 26th of December laft, and purchase some guineas. In order the better to disguise themselves, they both spoke the Dutch language. Caul was to perform the part of a Dutch fupercargo, who could not speak English; and Nash to act as his interpreter. He gave Nafh, 591. in Bank of England notes, which he took an account of, and made Nafh examine them with him; he also gave him two Bank of England dollars, which he marked, Thev went to the defendant's house; he attended in a coach at no great distance off, accompanied by a perfon of the name of Browne, an officer of Shadwell police-office. Upon a preconcerted fignal being given, he went to the defendant's houfe, and found that Leadbeater, a City Marfhal, who accompanied Caul and Nafh, had the defendant in cuftody. Leadbeater produced 50 guineas, which he faid he took from the perfon of Caul.The witness asked Nash who Caul had received them from? he anfwered, from the defendant, and that Caul had paid him 561. 5s. for them in notes, and a bank dollar. He asked the defendant if it was true? he faid it was; but added, that the difference between 521. 10s, and 56l. 5s. was given by Caul, as a prefent for the exchange; that he had not charged more than 11. 19. for each guinea. Leadbeater then produced a parcel of Bank of England notes, which, he' faid, he took from a drawer in a bureau in the room. They were the notes the witnefs

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