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“ I have the fatisfaction of seeing that remainder of this eventful conteft, and internal tranquillity is in some degree will conduct it fiosily to such an issue as rehtored in iny Kingdom of Ireland, hall tranimit to tu ure ages a memorable The removal of the only remaining naval example of the inability of all power force of the enemy io a distant quarter, founded on injustice, usurpation, and immust nearly extinguish even the precari. piety; and thall prove the impoffibility ous hope which the Traitorous and Df of ultimately 1lving the connection affected have entertained of foreig als beiween public prosperity and public fiitance. But our great reliance for the virtue.immediate safety of that country, muit Then the Lord Chancellor, by his MzKill rest on the experienced zeal and jesty's command, prorogued the Parliabravery of my troops of all delcriprions, men to Tueiday the 2gih day of August and on the unmaken loyalty and volunfary exertions of my faithful Subjects in both Kingdoms ; its utimate security HOUSE OF COMMONS.— June 8. 1799. can alone be infurent by its intimate and entirt Union with Great Britain; and I Mr Bragge brought up the Report of am happy to observe, that the lentinenis the Committee of Supply. The several manilefled by num-rous and respectable Resolutions being read and agreed to, he deferiptions of my Irish Subjects, juflity moved that leave be given to bring in a the hope that the acc implishment of this Bill on the third Relolution, viz. the great and falutary work wili be proved to

Vote of Credit for One Million; which be as much the joint with, as it unques was agreed to. tionably is the common intereit, of both Mr Bragge likewise brought up the my Kingdoms.

Report of the Committee of Ways and The provisions which you have Means. The several Resolutions' being made for supprefling these dangerous and read and agreed to, three Bills were orSeditious Societies which have been form- dered to be brought in on the same, one ed for the purpole of diffeminating the

on the two first, another from the 3d to destructive principles of the French Res' the oth inclusive, and a third on the revolution, .are pecliarly adapted to the fidue. circumstances of the times, and have fur

10. Mr Rose moved, that an additional nished additional security to the eltablish- Stamp Duty of ad. besides that granted ed Constitution.

in the Committee on Friday laft, should “Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

be irnposed on Bankers' Notes under 40S.

re-illuable at a place different from where “ The unulual facrifices which you chey were first issued. have made in the present moment on be Colonel Gascoyne said, that some rehalf of my Subjecis, are widely calculatgulations Mould be adopted to prevent ed to meet effc cually the exigencies of forgeries of this kind of paper money, this great crisis. They have at the same and was of opinion that they should be time given additional security to Public renewed every two years. Credit, by ellablishing System of Fin

Mr Rofe replied. The Resolutions ance beneficial alike to yourselves and to accordingly were put and carried; and potries; and the chwartuinels with Mr Rote immediately brought in the avtiiih chefe heavy burdens are support- Bill, which was read a first time. ed, evince at once the good sense, the

11. The Order of the Day for the leloyalıy, and the public fpirit of my Peo. cond reading of the Sunday Newspaper ple.

Bill was moved for by Lord Belgrave, “ My Lords and Gentlemen,

who, in reciting the utility of suppresling “ It is impossible to compare the events publications of this kind on the Lord's of the present year with the state and Day, went over nearly the same grounds prospects of Europe at the distance of he occupied on a former occasion. but a few months, wi:hout acknowledu. Mr Martin professed himself a friend ing, in humble thankfulnest, the visible to a strict observance of the Sabbath from inierposition of Divine Providence, in a. all noxioue recreations, but he thought verting those dangers which lo long this restriction on an innocent amule. threatened the over:hrow of all the el. ment more a puritanical exertion ihan a tabliments of the civilizid world. Christian probibition. If Sunday News

“It may be permitted us to hope, papers were fupprefled, to muft Monday that the same protect :g Providence will Papers, for they were worked on Suni continue to us its guidance through the days.


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fuch length, opposed the motion ; he confi Commiffioners dered it a subject beneath the dignity of Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, 100€ the House to confider, and concluded, The other Barons

180 that, instead of the word is now,' In addition to their present salaries. * this day three months" be inserted. He laftly moved, that an humble Ad.

Mr Windham lupported the Bill. dress be presented to his Majesty, that

The Houle then divided for the Bill, he would be graciously pleased to order & 36 ; against it, 40.

Commiffion, under the Great Seal, to be 12. The Order of the Day being read directed to the Judges of the refpective for taking into consideration the Report Courts at Westminster, enjoining an inof the Committee of Finance,

quiry into the income, fees, and salaries Mr Pitt suggested the necessity of ine of the various officers and servants in creasing the Salaries of the Judges in their several jurisdictions, and that the England and Seotland, and of making a R-ports thereon should be laid before that provision for them, by way of annuiry, House. in case of old age, infirmities, ill health, 13. Mr Bragge brought up the Rei or refignation. The House then in a port of the Committee of the whole Committee, he moved, That it is the House for augmenting the Salaries, and opinion of this Committee, that the providing Annuities for the Judges of Salaries of the several Paifne Judges of Great Britain, in cases of fuperannuation, the Courts of King's Bench, Common ill health, or infirmiry. Pleas, and Exchequer, hould be severally After some conversation between Mr auginented to the lum of 3000l. per ann. Tierney and Mr Rose, the Resolutions

That the salary of the Lord Chief were agreed to. Baron of the Exchequer, and that of the Mr Tierney moved for an account of Master of the Roils, should each re the Income Tax to be laid before the fpectively be augmented to the sum of Houle.- Ordered. 4000l. per ann.

14. Mr Rofe moved, that the House do Here he observed, that it was not his resolve isfelt into a Committee on Monintention to increase the falaries of the day next, to confider the best means to be Chief Justices of the King's Bench or adopted for rendering more fecure the Common Pleas. He next moved, that it conveyance of letters by merchants' ships, is the opinion of this Committee, that and of charging certain rates of poftage kis Majesty be enabled, in cases of fue thereon perannuation, refignation, infirmity, or 17. Mr Pitt presented a Memorial ill health, to grant as follows, during from Sir Charles Grey and Earl St Via: their respective lives :

cent relative to American ships captured

Per Ann, in 1994.-Ordered to lie on the table. To the Lord Chancellor £4000 18. The House in a Committee went

through the Sugar Duty Bill. King's Bench


19. Mr Pitt moved, that the Memo. To the Mafter of the Rolls 2500 rial of Sir C. Grey and Earl S. Vincent; To the Chief Justice of the

respecting certain claims on thips cap. Common Pleas


ured in the Weft Indies in 1994, be re. To the Chief Baron of che Exchiq. 1500 ferred to a Select Committee.-O-ered.. And to the Puisne Judges of each?


20. The Mafter of the Rolls brought Court

in a Bill, which was read a first time, for With regard to the Lord Chancellor, he exeinpting Corporate Bodies from the bignified it should make a part of the Bill, Legacy Tax. that if he held any other place of emolu. Mr Douglas brought in a Bill, which ment under the Crown, the income there. was read a first time, for rendering more of should be taken as part of the laid effectual the Sale of the Land Tux, par. 4000l. per ann. whilft it continued. ticularly relative to Church Estates.

He then moved an augmentation of the Mr Tierner rofe to direct the attention salaries of the Law Officers in Scotland of the House to the present state of the as follows, viz.

Finances of the Country, and ng

Per Ann. read over a long ftring of statemente, in Lord President of Seflions

£1000 the nature of Refolutions, as to the comLord Justice Clerk

soo parative Atatements of the Finances in missioners of Justiciary

the years 1793 and 1799, and charges 480

incurred at an average of cach period, Ed. Mag. Sept. 1799.


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and proceeded to consider what the state Mr Pitt then moved, that the lart. of the country would be upon the suppo mentioneu Bill be read a first time ;, after fition either of peace being made at ine which he signified the necrsity of fore ent of this year, or at the end of 1800, warding it through its respective ftages he moved his first Resolution, viz. the this day, which was agreed to, and the amount of the National Debt in 1793. Bill.ordered to the Lords.

Mr Pitt suggested the propriety of Lord Hawkesbury moved, that a Bill adjourning the debate to next week; in bè brought in to empower his Majesty, the interim, that these Resolutions fhould by an Order of C uncil, to prohibit the be printed.

exportation, and permit the importation Mr Tierney assented; the debate was of corn and other neceffary provisions, adjourried :ill to morrow se'nnight, and duty free ; which was agreed io, and the the Resolutions ordered to be printed. Bin read a fiftime.

21. Mr Pitt brought up a Message July 1. The Workmens' Combination, from the King, similar to that brought Bill, che Spirit Licence Duty Bill, and up to the Lords by the Duke of Port the Spanish Wool Impor arion Biil, were land. [See page 222.]

read a third time and passed. Mr Dundas moved, that there be laid The debate on Mr Tierney's Resolu. before i ne Houle a copy of the minutes tions was further adjourned till Wednefof the Governor General of Bengal, with day, on the motion of Mr Pitt. {uch of the dispatches sent to the Board The Bill for the Suppreffion of Se. of Controul, as related to the deposing of ditious Societies being returned from the the Vizier Ally Cawn from the Mutna Lords; the Speaker observed, that their of Oude -Oidered accordingly. Lordships, by altering fome of the pe

24. The House went in:o a Committee cuniary penalties, had trenched upon the of Supply. Refolutions passed the Com privileges of that House.-The Bi'l was mittee, that a sum not exceeding three ther:fore thrown out, and, on the motion millions be advanced for the service of of Mr Pitt, a new Bill was ordered to Ireland; the sum of 2,500 ocol. for be brought in, which is to include and Army Extraordinaries ; 1,301.200l. tor adopt those amendments. the. Transport Service; 160,030.. to Toe Globe Insurance Company Bill make good fums due to the Commis. and Militia Reduction Bill were read a lioners for settling American claims ; third time and passed. 35,000l. indemuification money to Earl 2. The Bill for er-cting the county of St Vincent and Si Charles Grey ; 42751. Edinburgh into a separate diftrict, for to the Executors of Mc Rees, for Inftal the purpose of regulating the importation men's on ihe Loan which were not pair: up. and exportation of corn, was read a shird

25. The House in a Committee went time and paffeil, on the motion of Mr through the Land Tox Redemption Bill, Williain Dundas. and several Bilis were forwarded in their 3. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, in respective stages.

a Committee of the whole House, moved 26. Th. Bill for the pay and cloathing feveral Retolutions as the foundation of of the Militia, and the Greenland Fishery a Bill to enable his Majeti y to permit B:ll, read a third rime and passed. the imprintation of ceriain goods to be

27. Lord Hawkefoury moved for a specified, in fhips belonging to Powers Com ittee to consider of the propriety in amity with his Majesty. The Refoof extending the provisions of the Acts lutions were agreed to, and leave given of the 31st of the King, 'relative to the to bring in the Bill, which was read a importation of corn and grain.--Agreed frft time.

The Seditious Society Bill was read a The Attorney General presented a Bill, third time and paffed. which was read a first time, to secure the The Slave Carrying Bill being rejectproperty of persons in trade again ft the ed, in consequence of fome pecuniary al. embezzlements of clerks and servants. terarions in the Lorde,

28. A Message was received from the The Chanceller of the Exchequer ftatLoids, ftating that their Lordnips had ed, that as the Bill had already been agreed to the Slave Carrving BiH, and to so much discussed, and the amendments the Bil empowering the Lord Chancellor of the Lords were agreeable to the ideas to confer the degree of Sirjeant at Law of those who had opposed some parts of on Alan Chambre, Esq. in this present it, he thought there could be no difficul. ' vacation, preparatory to his being ap. ty in pafing it with dispatch. He acpointed a Baron of the Exchequer. cordingly moved the Huule to go into a


Committee for the purpose of paffing country, which was accordingly preRclolutions; and, the House being re sented. funed, the R-port was received, leave A conversation then trik place bem given to bring in a Bill, which (being tween Mr Tierney and Mr Piti relative agreeable to the Lords' amendments) to the fame, when it was ordered to be was read a; firit and fecond time, com- printed. mitted, and ordered to be read a third Mr Pitt having observed that any time to-morrow.

further increase of the Slave Trade would The Chancellor of the Exchequer pro- endanger the safety of our Wett Lia posed that the adjourned debate on pots slons, and that he intended inaing Finance hould be ftill further poftponed; for an Abolition of the fame 0° x1 Ser. in the mean time he would submit certain fons, moved that an humbie Adoreis be Resolutions, and leave them for conti prelented to his Majesty, requeiling that deracion, that the Houfe may have a full he would be graciously pleated to direct oppor'unity of examination, and come to that the several Governors in the Wit a decision accordingly. He then moved, India IDands be ordered to praníınje in that the Order for the Day should be account of the number oi Negruts ia ine discharged, and fixed for Thursday fe'en- laid Iands during the latt Free years, night ; and then, that the House should together with the number of their deaths Iclolve itself into a Committee, to take and birtns, that the came might be laid under its confideration the sale of the before that House.Ordered. public income, expenditure, and all other The Houle then proceeded to the fur. matters relative to l'evenue, commerce, ther confideration of the fate of the &c.-Agreed to.

Finances of the country, purluant to the 4. The Bill for making a Tunnel un- adjourned de bare on that fubject, when der the River Thames, at Tilbury Fort; the several Resolucions submitted by Mr the New Slave Carrying Bill; the Bill Tierney were all rej cied by the previto enable his Majesty to prohibit the Ex qui question being pui on each ; and Mr portation of Corn, and to permit the im Brugge having brought up the Report of portation of Corn, if neceffary; the East h Committee of the House on the same India Shipping Bill, and the Bill for subject, containing Mr Pire's Resolupermitting the Importation of Navaltions thereon, the whole of these latter Sirres ; were all read a third time and were leverally agreed to, and ordered to passed.

be entered on the Journals of the House. 11. The Master of the Rolls brought in Mr Pitt moved, that an Address be a Bill for empowering his Majesty to prelenied to his Majesty, that he would confer the degree of Sergeant of Law be graciously pleased to confer some dige upon whomloever he might think fit in nity in the Church on the Riv. W. vacation time. The same was forward- Bulby, Chaplain of that Housr.-Oro ed through all its respective ftages, and dered, and luch Members as were Privy fent to the Lords for their concurrence. Counsellors directed to present the same.

Mr Pitt moved, that there be laid 12. The Commons proceeded to the before the House an account of the total House of Lords, when his Majesty, after amount of Voluntary Contributions re. a gracious Speech from the Tirone, proceived by perfons not resident in this rogued the Parliament, (See page 223.)



Interesting Intelligence from the London Gazettes.

(Continued from our last, p. 157.) HE two divisions Zoph and Frolich, where they passed the Po, after having Cavalry Melas, marched from their Bovis, (leaving there General Morzin, camp at Calal Pusterlengo to Plaisance, : with chrce battalions and iwo squadrons,) Ff2


and encamped near Caftel St Giovanni. peasants who join our troops, and has al.

The following day they passed through ready advanced by Dorra Paidea as far Voghera, and on the gih arrived by as Chivas, two pofts from Turin. Ponte Coronne at Tortona. At the durk Colonel Strauch, detached from the the same day Major-General Marquis Tyrol with five thousand men, has- pe. Chatelet attacked the gate of Voghera netrated into the valley of Bremboua, with two battalions of the regiment of and has driven the enemy from MorbegAlvinczy, a reserve of grenadiers, and a no. Major Fredigoni of the Tyrolele fquadron of Lobkowitz, under the orders Chasscurs, with eight hundred men, in of Colonel Spanochi, and with the affift- on his march from Edola to Terano in ance of the inhabitants, who at heart are the Valteline againft the enemy. faithful to their king, the gate was force The Field-Marshal hopes, that by ¢d, notwithstanding the fire from the ci- means of these different operations, comtadel. Thus fell the fortress of Tortona, bined with those of Pield. Marshal Licu. the key of Piedmont,

tenant Bellegarde, the enemy will be The Ruffian General Prince Goriza- fpeedily driven from the Valteline. kow witnessed their operation. The

Field-Marshal Suwarrow has detached troops were received with shouis of joy Field-Marshal Lieutenant Olio with five by the inhabitants. The town was illue thousand infantry and fifteen hundred minated the whole night, and the next horse against General Montrichard, who day (the roth) high male and. Te Deum is pofted at Bologna.--This corps has alwere fung at the Churches.

ready advanced as far as Modena, and • There were but few canoon in the the enemy has retired towards Ponte town. The enemy, seven hundred men Tremoli. By this means our army will Atrung, have retired to the citadel, which draw supplies from the fertile provinces is blockaded by four batalions, and the of Ferrara, Bologna, and Modena, and works are already begun. The enemy at the fame time the territory of Parma left behind them two hundred and fifty is wrefted from the hands of the French. wounded or fick, of whom twelve are Field-Marthal Lieutenanı Kaim, with officers.

fix battalions and four fquadrons, joined The army passed the Scrivia on the the grand army before Tortona atter the Toth, which was so swoin and fo rapid reduction of Pizzighetone. General Ho28 to render it impossible to conftrud a henzollern was fent with four battalions bridge. The men passed through the to Milan, where are already fix batta water up to their middle, and joined the lions, commanded by General Later: Russian advanced guard near Torre di mann, with orders to press the fiege of Garrofole.

the caftle of that ciły. General Vukaffovich advanced with The four fquadrons of cavalry being his brigade beyond Novara to Vercelli; unnecessary for the fiege, have received and his advanced guard, under Colonel orders to reinforce the army of PiedPrince Charles of Rohan, took the im- mont. portant fortress of Ivrea, which secures Vienna, May 19. The Archduke to us the valley of Aoft. Thirty pieces Charles has fent by his first Lieut. Leiof cannon and a great quantity of am- brich de Spleny an account, thai Lieut... munition were found in the place. Gen. Hotze had, agreeably to the in.

A detachment of the same corps has ftructions he had received, attacked the also taken seventeen guns on the Lago Pases of Lucien's Steig on the morning Maggiore.

of the 34tta inft. and had fucceeded in Colonel Prince Victor of Rohan push- taking pofleffion of them, and made prie ed forward with a corps of about two soners almost the whole of the fourteenth thousand men as far as the Lake of Co- demi-brigade, and took eight pieces of mo, where he took one gun boat, and cannon. obliged the cnensy to burn iwo others. Lieur. Gen. Hotze entertained great

Being supported by the peasants, who hopes that he Mould be able to take a take up arms everywhere, he has march- greater number of prisoners as he advaned againft a body of French who have ced, the enemy being fill in the Prati. retreated to the environs of Chiavenna. gau, and our troops having already The canton of Uri, and the districts of reached the bridge of Zollbrucke, Bellinzone, are also in insurrection a. which leads from the valley of Pratigain the French.

gau to Coire, where his · Royal HighMajor Luzioni who entered Piedmont ness presumes our troops bad arrived du with thirty Huffars, has armed all the the 14th.


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