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A frozen apathy to find
A sad vacuity of mind ? 0! you will know her, she has stole The lustre of my Delia's eye ;
O haften back then, idle boy,
And with thine anguilla bring thy joy!
Return with all thy torments here,
O rend my heart with ev'ry pain!
But let me, let me love again.
Or, if the chuses--call again.
Buc'sure, methinks the altef’d day
Hail divinest Poesy!
For SEPTEMBER 1790.
THE Alemaloly, after hearing the re
has been entrusted for the punishment of NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.
The General wishes to know
whether the Assembly arproves of this meaSept. 1.
M. Pecheloche, Aid de Camp to M. de port of the Committees of Marine and la Fayette, informed the Afsembly that he Finances, decreed,
had been with the soldiers at Nancy, and 1. From the It of September the Mini
that they fearned to have full confidence in fter of the Marine ihall give in an account
him when he declared that the accounts monthly of the expences incurred in theports which they demanded would be faithfully and arsenals, that there may never be more
rendered to them; but the Swiss soldiers than one month in arrear.
That he Mall had declared, “ We are not French, we are also addreis to the Assembly a summary of Swiss, we mut have money;" the
payment, certified by the administra- The fitting was finished by reading the tors: These to be examined and reported following letter from M. Montmorin :upon by the Committee of Marine.
Mr President, 2. From the ilt of January 1790, the “ The King, in commanding me to make accounts of the marine in the colonies shall known to the National Affembly, that he be delivered by the Minister in same way had fanctioned the decree of the 26th ult. and manner as the former article, as far as concerning the conformation of our defenthe events of the sea will admit.
live and commercial engagements with 3. The Minister 'will furnish, with all Spain, directed me at the same time to inpoffible halte, an account of the receipts form them, that he had charged me to emand disbursements, ordinary and extraordi- ploy the necesary means to fulfil the views nary, relative to the department of arrears of the Assembly, relative to the explanain the marine and colonies.
tions of which the treaty that has bound us 4. Decrees, That the sum of 47,662,855' to Spaiu since 1761 is susceptible. livres, voted in December last, under the “ I have sent to his Majesty's Ambassadifferent heads to which it was then alligu. dor at the Court of London the requied, hall continue to be at the disposal of lite initructions, that, in apprizing the Enthe Minister at the head of the Marine, at glish Ministry of our armaments, he might the rate of a twelfth part monthly, to the renew, at the same time, the most positive end of this present year. The Minister to
assurances of our pacific intentions. be responsible for the application of the “ The Marine miniiter has already inLame.
formed the Asembly of the orders he has A letter and a proclamation of M. de received fronı his Majesty, in regard to the Bouille, addrelled to the Minister of War, armaments they have deceed, and he has prewas read by the President. In his letter sented the table of the expence they will he states, that having learnt from M. de require. I thould add to you, that, to fulPecheloche, Aid de Camp of M. de la fil gradually the views of the Allembly, his Fayette, that M. de Marluigne had been Majesty has determined to begin by equipe delivered by the carabineers into the hands ing fixteen thips, which, added to those of the garrison of Nancy, and fearing that now armed, will encrease the number to this new circumitance would encreate the thirty. His Majesty has given orders at spirit of insurrection of that garrison, he the same time, that the necessary measures be has published a proclamation, in which he taken to enable him to compleat the numexhorts them to return to their duty, and ber to forty-five ships voied by the Arwarns them that he is about to employ a- sembly, with all the aispatch which any gzint them all that force with which he posible tura of affairs may require. Vol. XII. No. 69. E
Foreign Intelligence. “ This disposition, subject to events, Champ did not refift; but the Swiss obwill not make any change in the table of stinately perfifted in guarding the gates expence presented by M. de la Luzerne. of the town. The national guards adHis Majesty will take care only to give vanced--the Swiss fired upon them orders for the issuing of the fums voted the volunteers then fired with such rappo by the Assembly for the Marine depart, dity, and the action grew to warm, that ment, in proportion as the armameni înail the General vainly attemp:ed to repreis require.
their ardour-they rushed into the towa «« The King believes, by these dispofi- firing took place from every part of the tions of wisdom, prudencé, and, at the ftreets and from the windows-uhree ofilame time, of economy, that he has en. cers of volunteers wer: kille. tered fully into the views of the Allen- The half of the regiment of Chateaubiy, and thue reconciled their pacific in- vieux were killed, and the other half ta. tentions with the precautions that cir- ken prisoners. The regiments of Metre cumstances reader necesary.
de Champ and du Roi disperled in the “ I have the honour to be, &c.
environs.' The number of national troops
who have been killed is not yet ascer(Signed) MONTMORIN."
tained. 66 Sept. 1. 1790.
The affair of Nancy was again resumed September 2.
by the Affembly. By a letter received CIVIL WAR.
from M. Bouille, it appeared, that that
General, at the head of about 2400 reguThe President read the following letter lar troops, part infantry, part cavalry; from the King:
and from 600 10 700 men of the national “ Gentlemen,
guards, arrived on the 31st uit. at the « I have ordered W. la Tour du Pin
gares to inform himself of the events which to force the gate, it was opened, and a
The General having made dispositions have concurred to the re-establishment of order and peace in the town of Nancy, with grape-shot. In vain the officers;
cannon appeared in the portal charged We owe them to the good conduct of whom the regiment of Chateauvieux had M. de Bouille, and to the good disposi: obliged to appear at its head, endeavour. tion and courage of the national guard ed to bring about peace-in vain M. de under his command. I greatly lament Silly placed himself at the mouih of the that orrer could not be reitored without cannon, in which fituation he received the effufion of bluod; but I hope it is for four mulket thot. At length the cannon the last time, and that the folliers will return to subordination and discip.ine; national guards; this discharge was fol
was fired, which killed 300 men of the without which the army cannot fubfift.” lowed by another from the artillery:
At the conc'usion of this letter, the The national guards then began to fire; Secretaries read a letter, directed to M. they soon tork posiession of the gate, all de la Tour du Pin by M. de Gruvernet, the outlets, and the public squares. his son, which arrived by a Courier Extra- The combat continued three hours, ordinary yeflerday evening. This letter during which all the foldiers of the regio Aates, that M. de Bouille is overwhelmi- ment of Chateauvieux were either kuted ed with fatigue, and is himself unable to or made prisoners. A council of war was gire an account of the meatures which he to be held on the prisoners that day, and has adopted for restoring order at Narcy, many would doubiless be condemned to of which the following is a flatemen! : be hanged.
M. de Bouille arrived at the gates of His letier further mentions, that there Nancy, at the head of the national guard, would be a necessity to break the regiand summoned the three regiments to fur- ments of Chateauvieux and Meftre de render, and obey the decrees of the Na- Champ, and to disband the regiment du tional Assembly. They demanded to ca: Roi, or at least to reduce it to two battapitulate.--He answered, That he could lions, and to place it at the fag end of the not capitulate with rebels, and that if the army.He however adds, that this last three regiments did not, in the space of regiment had respectfully waited for him two hours, march into the plain, and reft in their caferns, and marched to Verdun upon their arms, he would employ force on the first orders. againft them.
This afflicting recital gave rise to ma. Tine regiments du Roi and Mefre de ny warm culogiums on the conduct of
M. de Bouille, and at laft the following ders it imposible for me to have my letdecree, fuggefted by M. Mirabeal', was ter signed by :!l the noble and loyal genpaffed :
tlemen which compofe it; but, Sire, I “ The National Assembly decrees, have the unspeakable happiness of being Thar the Directory of the department de able to answer for them, as I do for myla Meurthe, and the Municipalities of self, that the same blood flows in our Nancy and Luneville, thall be thanked veins, and the same inclination to shed it for their zeal.
in your Majefty's service, and that our “ That the national guards, who ac- hearts are the lame as they ever were. companied M. de Bouille to Nancy, Mall “ Condescend, Sire, to deposit this be thanked for the patriotism and civic letter in a place where, from age to age, bravery which they displayed in the re- our poiterity may figo it; and that it establiment of order at Nancy. may be an evidence so much the more
" That M. de Silly Mall be thanked glorious that no human for e can destroy. for the heroic manner in which he ex- It is not in the power of misfortune to poled himself.
destroy great fouls. The honour I feel " That the nation shall provide for the of having fome drops of the noble blood widows and children of those who have of Ilenry the Great flowing in my veins, nobly fallen in the execution of the de- should be a pledge to your Majesty, that crees of the National Assembly.
mine preferves its full energy; and I am “ That the General, and the regular able to exclaim with a hero of your notroops which he commanded, shall be ap- ble race, All is loft but our borour. The plauded for having nobly done their du- truly unfortunate are those who wili not ty; and that the CommisTerits appointed, join teir voice to mine; and who have hall go immediately to Nancy, to take not the noble mind to make the faire the necefiary steps to maintain peace in oath as I have made. that town, and to obtain exact informa
FITZ JAMES. tion of those facts which may insure the punishment of the guilty, of whatever
NAPLES, Aug. 17. rapk."
On Friday last, the Prince Rufuli,
Ambassador Extraordinary of the King The following letter was lately writt: n by of Hungary and Bohemia, made his subDe Duc de Fitz James, the lineal de- lic er try into this city; on Saturday liis Scendant of Marsal Berwick, natural Fxcellency had his audience of their Sifon of King James II. to the King of cilian Majellies to make the demand of France :
the two ideft Prircelles, Donna Maria GENEVA, Aug. 10. 1790.
Teresa, and Donna Maria Louila, in mar« SIRE,
riage, for the two eldest Arch-Dukes of
Austria Francis the hereditary Prince of « At a time when the nations of Eu• Hungary and Bohemia, and Ferdinance rope view with astonishment an Affembly. Great Duke of Tuscany; and, on Saturof your subjects (whom your Majetty day morning, the marriars were folemhas been pleased to acknowledge as the nized in great forin in the Royal Chapel, National Assembly) destroy your pohility, the hereditary Prince of Naples reprethe most illustrious that ever exist. d in fenting the Arch-Dukes. After the ceany monarchy, and whose most glorious remony, there was a Baccio-Manos, and, title was that of the supporters of the in the evening, their Sicilian Majefties throne ; permit me, Sire, the head of a and the Royai Brides went in the greatfamily who have the honour of reckon- est fait to the Chap-1 of St Januarius in ing Kings among their ancestors, to re- the Cathedral of this cilv. At night, the quet of your Majesty to be pleatert to re- Royal Famuiy went to the Opera in their ceive, in the name of myself and family, State-box, which they have not done the oath which we have made to live there frurten years past; and, after the and die faithful to your interefts; and to Opera, the chief Minifiers, Officers of rally at the cry ever deěr to Frenchmen, the Court, and foreiun Minilters of the of Vive le Rei! Vive l'Honneur! and to firit and second clu's, had the honour of fhed in your service the last drop of our fupping with their Majeries, the Prince blood, which ungratefut France hasilo Royal, and Royal Brijes, at the Palace. ready seen to Row for the maintenance of its glory, and that of your illuftricus an
VIENNA, Auz. 21. cestors.
His Ilungarian Mjely set ont early * The dispersion of that family ren- this morning tor Fi...t, ai companied by
Foreign Intelligence his fourth son the Arch-Duke Leopold, and we hasten to inform you thereaf, con to meet their Sicilian Majestics. * fcious that this news will be agreeable both
to you and all our subjects. BERLIN Aug. 24.
“ We remain, very affectionately, We have well-grounded hopes that the
“ CATHERINE, Court of Petersburgh will folbw the exapople of that of Vienna, and that it will
“ Zarskoselo, August 16, 1790." yield all its conquests made from the Turks during the present war. 'Our Monarch
STOCKHOLM - August 31. has absolutely rejected the proposals made The King of Sweden arrived at his by her Imperial Majesty, that the pro; country feat of Haga, in the neighbourvinces of Moldavia and Wallachia Mould hood of this city, the 26th inft. and yefbe declared independent of the Porte. terday made his public entry into StockThis will not be very pleasant informa- holm, on horseback, amidn'the acclama. tion to Prince Potemkin.
tions of a great concourse of people, who The people at Conftantinople are al- had asembled in the streets through which ready acquainted with the importance of he was to pats. His Majesty was acthe King of Pruflia in the political leale companied by such of the Officers who of Europe, and how greatly the Muslule have diftinguished themfelves during the men are obliged to him. The messenger late campaign, as were already arrived Mehring, who is just come from thence, from l'inland, and was escorted by the gives the following account of the beha- city guards, who have performed the viour of the Turkish people on hearing military service of the capital since the the news of what the King of Prussia bad
commencement of hoftilities againf Rurdone for them :
fia. “ As soon as I had delivered my dif- His Majesty first went to the Cathe patches, I expresid my desire to see Con- dral Church; and, after having perforinfanrinople, and for this purpose I obtain, ed his devotions there, repaired to the ed two Janissaries to accompany me, I Town-hall, wi ere be, in a very gracious had scarcely walked an hundred steps be- speech, thanked the Burgesses allembled fore the people followedne in great num; for the marks of loyalty and attachment bers, some of whom Ipit at me, and cried he has received from them during the out, you Ruffian rascal! But my compa- In the evening there was a drawa nion informed them of their mistake; ing-room, where the foreign minifters and I was no rooner k nown to be the fer- had an opportunity of paying their court vant of his Prusian Majesty, than the to his Majefty scent shifted, every one feemed much con
To-day peace was proclaimed with the cerned at what had pafled, and took eve- usual solemnities in the different quarters ry opportunity to express their joy, at of the city. The Royal Family, the nofeeing me, and I was foon after carried in bility, and other persons of diftinction, triumph through the city."
affifted at the Te Deum, which was fung
with great pomp at the cathedral; after Letter from the EMPRESS of RUSSIA to which, there was a Court and public dina
Count Browne, Governor of Lief and ner at the palace; and the evening is to Esland, and the port of Riga.
close with illuminations and other demon
Arations of joy. • To our Governor, &c. « On the 3-14th Auguft, was figned
VIENNA, Sept. I.
7 between us and the King of Sweden, an News has been just received, of the agreement for establishing an everlafting safe arrival of their Sicilian Majefties, at peace, and fixing our frontiers as they Fiume, on the 28th ult. were before the war broke out; General Barrn Iglestrom figned it on our part,
BELGIC PROVINCES. and Baron D'Armfelt, First Gentleman
Letter from Van Eupen to tbe Congrefs. of the Bed-chamber to the King of Sweden, on the part of his Majesty: The ra
“ High and Mighty Lords, tification is to take place in fix days from « We have this moment received the its date.
agreeable news, that Mr Khoeller has at“ We give our thanks to Almighty tacked the Austrians with so much braGod for the ceffation of thedding of blood, very, as to have killed their Major-Geand restoration of peace in theic quarters, neral de Blekhem, whole dead body bar