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The Edinburgh Advertiser

02/11/1798

Printer / Publisher: James Donaldson 
Volume Number: LXX    Issue Number: 3636
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Battle of the Nile
Date of Article: 02/11/1798
Printer / Publisher: James Donaldson 
Address: Castle-hill, Edinburgh
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VOL. LXX. THE No. 3636. EDINBURGH ADVERTISER. From TUESDAY OCTOBER 30, to FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2, 1798. THURSDAY's POST. The following is the Conclusion of the MANIFESTO of the OT- TOMAN PORTE against FRANCE, published in the LONDON GAZETTE, the substance of which appeared in last ADVERTI- SER, page I. it is intitled the ManifesTo of the SUBLIME PORTE, communicated to our ESTEEMED FRIEND, the MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY of GREAT BRITAIN, at CONSTANTI- NOPLE, I\ tb September, 1798. ( N the beginning of the war with the other Powers, the French Government had declared, that their intention was not to acquire New Territory, but, on the contrary, to restore every' such conquest as might have been made by their arms during the contest : Contrary to which, they not only have kept possession of various extensive Provinces, snatched by them from the Belli- gerent Powers; but not content with this, profiting of the changes which had prevailed among the Allied Courts through their in- trigues, have put off the mask entirely, and, developing their s'e cret views, without reason or justice, have fallen upon several Free and independent Republics and States who had held themselves Neutral, like the Sublime Porte; invading their territories when least provided with the means of defence, and subjecting them to their will by open force and hostility Thus, no one being left to control them, they tore the veil of all decorum at once; and, unmindful of the obligations of Trea- ties, and to convince the world that Friendship and Enmity are the same thing in their eyes, contrary to the Rights of Nations, and in violation of the ties subsisting between the two Courts, they came, in a manner altogether unprecedented, like a Set of Pirates, and made a sudden invasion in Egypt, the most precious among the Provinces of the OTTOMAN PORTE ; of which they took forcible possession at a time when they had experienced nothing from this Court but demonstrations of friendship. Upon the first surmise of the French project to invade that Pro- vince, RUFFIN, their Charge d'affaires at this residence, being questioned Officially, declared he had no intelligence whatever re- specting it; out he gave it, as a speculation of his own that if such an enterprise ever proved true it probably must be to take revenge of the Beys, and to annoy and attack the English settle- ments in the East Indies. In answer to this it was circumstantially stated to him, that the smallest attempt, 0n the part of the French, upon Egypt, on what- ever pretext it might be founded, would be taken as a declaration of war; that the Ottoman Empire would not suffer the loss of a handful of sand of the Egyptian Territory: that if the chastise- ment of the Beys of Egypt was necessary, it behoved the SUBLIME PORTE, to inflict it on them as her dependents; that the interfe- rence of the French in this business was inconsistent with the Rights of nations; that the Court of GREAT BRITAIN, being the dear- est Friend of the OTTOMAN EMPIRE, the SUBLIME PORTE would never consent to the passage of French Troops through her territory to act against their settlements; that, in short, should even their expedition to Egypt have no other object but this, it would he equally construed into a declaration of war; of all which he was charged to make the earliest communication to the DIRECTORY in this very language Before the communications sent by Ruffin to the DIRECTORY, and the dispatches transmitted by the Sublime Porte to her Ambassador before named, a letter of an old date was received by the said Ruffin, expressing that BUONAPARTE'S expedition to Egypt was true, but that the object was to secure some commercial advantages by bring- ing the Beys to an Account, and to hurt GREAT BRITAIN. Upon the other hand, AALI EFENDI, the SUBLIME PORTE'S Ambassador at Paris, had, by order of the SUBLIME PORTE, an interview with TALLEYRAND PERIGORD, the Minister of Exter- nal Relations, and demanded officially a categorical answer : That the said Minifter ( forgetting, as is to be supposed, the tenor of the letter which had been written to RUFFIN some time before) positively disavowed the expedition against Egypt, and said that BUONAPARTE'S commission had no other object but the conquest of Malta; that the abolition of the Order there being a measure conducive to the benefit of all the Turks, the SUBLIME PORTE ought to feel even obliged by it; that the DIRECTORY had no- thing more at heart than to maintain the peace existing with the PORTE since time immemorial, and more and more to strengthen the same ; thus barefacedly exhibiting a farce of the most artful duplicity. The wide contradiction between the two communications of TALLEYRAND PERIGORD, at Paris, and of RuffiN, the FRENCH AMBASSADOR at Constantinople, being visibly a fresh artifice by which to mislead the OTTOMAN PORTE, and to gain time until intelligence could be procured respecting the affair of Egypt, is a palpable demonstration, that the Directors of the French Govern- meat, to second their own ambition and arrogance, have actually lost all recollection of those laws observed and maintained in every regular Government, and that no Faith whatever is to be placed in their Words and Professions. From the tenor of their arbitrary proceedings and despotic con- duct, as too well witnessed from first to last, it is clear and evi- dent, that their project is no other but to banish every orderly institution from the face of the woild ; to overset Human Society; and, by an alternate play of secret intrigue or open hostility. as best suits their end, to derange the Constitution of every establish- ed Independent State, by creating ( as they have done in Italy) a number of small Republics, of which the French is to he the Pa- rent Mother, and thus to sway and to conduct every thing after their own will every where. Now EGYPT being the portal of the two venerable cities, { Mecca and Medina and the present operations in that quarter being of a nature affecting all the Mahomedan Sect at large, the SUBLIME PORTE,- confidently with her express declarations, feels compelled, by every law, to resist the sudden and unprovoked ag- gressions and hostilities committed by the French, and with a full confidence in the assistance of ths Omnipotent God, to set about repelling and destroying the enemy by sea and land. Thus, to wage war against France, is become a Precept of Religion incumbent upon all Mussulmen. In consequence whereof, the afore- named Charge d'Affaires, together with the Officers of that Mission, have been sent to the Seven Towers, to be detained there as hostages until such time as Auli Effendi before- named, and those of his retinue, he arrived from Paris : And the Consuls, Merchant's, and French Properties in Constantinople, and in other parts of the Ottoman Empire, shall also be kept in deposit and as a security, until the Merchants, dependents of the SUBLIME PORTE, with their shipping and pro- perties. as also the public ships, with their equipages, detained in the Province of Egypt, ( prisoners of war excepted,) be set at li- berty. To repel the perfidy of these Usurpers, who have raised the standard of rebellion and trouble in France, is a measure, in which not the safety and tranquillity of the SUBLIME PORTE alone, but also that of all the POWERS of EUROPE is concerned. Wherefore the best hopes are entertained of the cordial co- operation of all friendly Courts, as well as of their disposition to fulfil by every means in their power, their duties of friendship and of assistance in the present cause. 1 Rebuilakher, 1213. ( 11 September, 1798.) IMPERIAL DECREE, promulgated at the PORTE on Saturday, ifl September. IT being incumbent upon ail true believers to combat those faith- lless Brurtes the French, and it being become a positive duty for Our Imperial Person to deliver the blessed territories from their accursed hands, and to revenge the insult which they have offered to Mussulmans, the most vigorous measures must be pursued to at- tack them by sea and land Wherefore, by a deliberation with the illustrious. lawyers, mi nisters, and chieftains, our subjects, you must ( with a full confi- dence in God and his Prophet) fix upon the effectual means of freeing the Province of Egypt from the presence of such wretches. You will acquaint all the true believers in the respective quarters, that We are at War with the French and, turning night into day, will apply your utmost efforts to take revenge of them. You will adopt the most vigilant conduct towards defending the other Mahometan Provinces, and our Imperial frontiers, from the ' plots and malice of the enemy, by the due reinforcement ot every 1 port and place with troops and military stores. We shall observe your exertions ; and may the Omnipotent God ordain his divine favour to attend our undertakings, and render us successful in the vindication of our cause. * Original Swine. From the LONDON PAPERS, Oct. 19. LONDON. Capt. BERRY, of the Vanguard, who was on board the Leander at the time of her capture, has written to his wife, and her father, Dr. Forster of Norwich .. £ spt 7, in which he states, that the Leander, having Been much injured in the action off the NiLe, in which she acquitted her- self with distinguished credit, was compelled to strike to Le Genereux, of 74 guns, after a feeble resistance ; the Gene- reux had 20 men killed, and a considerable number wound- ed. We are happy to state, that Capt. BERRY, together with Capt. THOMPSON, of the Leander, and his brave Offi- cers and crew, experienced the kindest attention at Corfu ; from whence they expected shortly t0 return to England. General MAITLAND, who a few days since arrived from the West Indies is ordered to hold himself in readiness to embark for the Mediterranean. It is suppofed either for Malta or Alexandria. The French Projector, who announced that he should ascend by a Balloon, mounted on horseback, made the attempt lately at Bellerue, about, two leagues from Paris. The as- censional force of the Balloon, though of large dimensions, was Just sufficient ' O raise M. Testu Brissy and his horse to the height of a neighbouring chimney, from which both the quack projector and the unoffending animal would have broken their necks if speedy assistance had not been render- ed — M; Brissy should Certainly have been employed on the Irish expedition 1 On Saturday night, a sailor at a public house, in King- street, Wapping, playing with a pistol, not knowing it 10 be charged, and being, withal in liquor, levelled it at a girl coming for beer, when the contents entered her thigh, and shattered IT so much, that her life is despaired of. The diu of Battle sounds— Near seats, of old, Where Seers and Saints immortal tidings told; An Atheist Warrior, with gigantic pride, The Armies 0F the LIVING God defied. BRITANNIA'S Sons the threat with horror hear, And fearing Heaven, disclaim all other fear. By Valour fir'd, by gallant NELSON led. Free to the winds the Red- cross Banners spread. In vain the close- moor'd Fleet their anchors keep, A massy Bulwark floating 0N the deep ; In vain tremendous, from the circling shore, With brazen throat the thundering Batteries roar Down sinks the baseless vaunt of Atheist pride, Tile Victor's spoil, n'erwhelm'd beneath the tide, And wild Arabias desultory bands, t he Fight surveying from the neighbouring Lands,' With shouts OF triumph hail the conquering Host, And Albion's fame illumines Egypts Coast Ah ! gallant Heroes! in this glorious strife Who purchas'd deathless Fame with transient Life No tear of weakness dims your virtuous pride, In Heaven and Europe's Cause who bravely died. O'er the blue wave that shrouds th' Illustrious Dead Her amaranthine wreaths shall Glory shed; Angelic strains shall chaunt your blest decease And Seraphs hymn ye to the Throne of Peace.— But say, what sounds of joy or fame can chear The Orphan's sigh, or wipe the Widow's tear ?— Yet BRITONS ! where ye can, afford relief, One thorn extirpate from the breast of Grief, Let them no humbler shaft of forrow know, Nor shilling Poverty embitter Woe :— So when in future Fights the generous band, Firm IN the Cause of You and BRITAIN stand, Those on the tented Field, or stormy wave; Who meet a glorious, though a timeless grave, - Secure each dearer pledge they leave behind. In you shall Guardians, Brothers, Parents, find - Will yield, without a pang, their parting breath' " And, fill'd with ENGLAND'S GLORY, smile in death Performed by the YOUNG GENTLEMEN of READING SCHOOL, for the Benefit of the. WIDOWS and ORPHANS of tbe Gallant Seamen and Marines who fell on the Glorious FIRST of AUGUST. By HENRY JAMES PYE, ESQ POET LAUREAT. NOW all the Youth of England are on fire And War's loud clarion drowns the peaceful lyre— Our scene to night from SHAKESPEARE'S hand displays A favourite tale of ALBION'S earlier days, When DOUGLAS and when PERCY— ancient foes—,, ' Gainst England's Throne a dread, alliance close. How different now !— the Sister Nations claim One Common Cause in GEORGE and BRITAIN'S name, And jointly arming in their Monarch's Right, " Are confident against the Worldin fight. Alas ! that on a kindred Island's Shore, - With horrid yell SEDITION'S Fiends fhould roar— Yet many a Chieftain there, to duty true, , Turns on his SOVEREIGN'S Foes a threatening view, Bids his hold Bands the Sword of VENGEANCE rear, And dashes down REBELLION'S impious Spear. O soon e'er fair IERNE'S rich domain, May LOYALTY assume her golden reign, While, Gallia mourns, on her indignant Coast, Her tarrish'd' Laurels and her captive Host ! But Lo ! where NILE from EGYPT'S fruitful Shores, Swol'n to the Sea his delug'd current pours, PROLOGUE TO HENRY THE FOURTH. PART I. NEW NELSON PATENT BONNETS PATENT OPERA HANDKERCHIEFS, & c' GILCHRIST & CO. have this Morning received, by the Coach, a few of BRAND'S new invented and much admired PA- TeNT OPeRA HANDKERCHIEFS, Crocodile Bonnets. Nile Plumes, NELSON Silk Sashes and Sprays. The Rage for this Beautiful Manufacture is so great at present in London, that the Patentee can with difficulty furnish them in proportion to the de- mand. they have likewise received a few of the SUPERIOR GOLD & SILVER BEAR MUFFS, and a variety of New Fancy Bonnets and Flowers for the Winter. High STREET, NOV 1 1798, BRUSH MANUFACTORY. THE BRUSH MANUFACTORY carried on by the deceased Mr. JAMES TATE continues to be carried on by his Wi- DOW. Commissions from the country punctually attended to. ,. Persons indebted to the said Mr. Tate are desired to pay the same to Mr. Thomas Robertson, at the manufacture. here, who has authority to grant discharges. And persons ing claims are re- quested to lodge them as above, with oath's of verity thereon. ~ JAMES CARMICHAEL, " SPIRIT DEALER; NO. 3, BLAIR STREET, AGAIN takes the earliest Opportunity of returning his Friends . and the Public, his most sincere ttianks for the very liberal encouragement he has already met with from them, and to secure their favour, he is determined to sell off his large and well selected Stocks of RUM and WHISKY at the following reduced prices, viz. best Old JAMAICA RUM, 145. to i8s. per gallon. Best Double Strong WHISKY 5s. to 8s. per gallon.— Best Proof, 4s. to 6s. 6d. per gallon ; Ditto, reduced, 3s. to 33. 6d ditto. J. C. can in particular, recommend to the attention of the Public his best Old Jamaica Rum, and best Whisky, which he warrants equals, if not, superior to any ever offered for sale in this place. LONDON PORTER, from 33. to 3s 6d. per dozen, warranted free from mixture.— Good allowance given to Dealers. ~ UMBRELLAS" A Large and General Assortment for SALE, At FYFE's WAREROOM, Head of North Bridge CONSISTING of Water Proof Silk, Water Proof Cotton, Waxed Silk, and Wax Cloth Umbrellas. - F U R S. A Quantity of FURS to be Sold at Prime Cost Also, an assorment of BOYS and TRAVELLING CAPS A SHOP FOR SALE. THAT ELEGANT SHOP on SOUTH BRIDGE STREET, lately possessed by Mr. Baxter as an Italian Warehouse, and nowv by Mr Core, in the Glass and China line— together with Six Rooms immediately below. For particulars apply to Alex. Fyfe, No, 5, North Bridge Street. _ _________ - SEVERAL FURNISHED HOUSES with Coach- houseS and Stables, in New Edinburgh and George's Square. Apply to William Lamb, upholsterer. W A N T E D, At the ensuing term of Martinmas, for a Single Gentleman, A. VALET DE CHAMBRE, who completely understands his Business has been accustomed to Travel, and can be well recommended from his last place. Apply to Messrs. Guthrie and Stone, No. 17, North Frederick Street, WANTED, " ASHOPMAN for an APOTHECARY in Edinburgh:— A suitable salary will be given to a per on duly qualified. His character must he sufficiently certified., No attendance on Medical Classes can be allowed. For further particulars apply at the Printing Office Castle hill; N. B. An APPRENTICE also Wanted. SERVANTS WANTED, IN a large regular Family, where good wages are given-; - TWO FOOTMEN in livery.—- The one must be able to dress, hair, and take care of a Gentleman's clothes ; the other ac- Customed to clean plate, as he is to assist in the Butler's pantry None need apply whose character will not bear the strictest in- quiry for honesty, sobriety, regularity, and cleanliness in their per- son, and have formerly lived in some regular family. . Not to be repeated.-- T Apply to Mr. Drysdale jun Turf Coffee- house.' An UNDER GROOM is Wanted THE JURIDICAL SOCieTY. THE fiRST MEETING of the Juridical Society for the ensu- ing Session, is to be held 0n Monday the nth curt, at 8 o'- clock evening. Such of the Members as are not yet in possession of a copy of the Cases, will receive one upon calling at Mr Watson's, Bookseller, South Bridge. . Juridical. Society, nov. 2, 1798. Br OrDEr of THE HON. COMMISSIONERS Of EXCISE, There is to be exposed to SALE for the Duties, at the Excise Of- fice, Leith, on Monday the 5th November curt, at one o'clock, ONE PIECE, Containing One Hundred and Twenty- sevcn Gal- lons FOREIGN GENEVA, imported in the Goed Hoop, from Rotterdam In September 1797. . . . - BRIDEWELL. AGENERAL MEETING of the COMMISSIONERS for Bridewell, is to be holden in the New Exchange CofFee- house, on Tuesday the 13 h of November, at 2 o'clock - afternoon. LOST, LAST Saturday night, a Small Whitish or Light Cream Co- loured TERRIER DOG, answers to the name of TIP, has high upstanding ears, quick black eyes, his hair rough, and sheds much on his shoulders, a brush tail, which curls quite round on his back, his legs and feet clumsy has five toes on his hind feet. Who- ever will bring the said dog to Mrs. Dallas, No. 58. Prince's Street, or to Blackburn House, Linlithgowshire, shall receive a GUINEA of reward. Not to be repeated. eDInBurgh, oct. 31, 1798. ' A POINTER FOUND. Some months ago there was Found about Boarhills, a POINTER DOG, dark reddish colour, with small white _ spots, and a red streak down the nose. Whoever has lost it may apply to James Pitbladdo,- weaver, Boarhills, who will - re- .. turn it upon paying the expences of advertising, Ike. N. B. if no. person claims against the 15th of November, J. P, will dispose of it. Not to be repeated. . INTIMATION Is hereby given, that upon the 19th curt, ' there were Found going at large upon the road leading from Alloa to Sauchy, in the shire of Clackmanan, ABLACK HORN'D QUEY, a BLACK HUMBLED QUEY, and a BROWN HUMBELD RIDGED QUEY, and that an application having been made by the person who found - them, to the Sheriff of said shire, for warrant to sell them for pay- ment of their maintenance and expences, the Sheriff upon the 27th curt granted deliverance thereon inter alia, appointing a note of in- timation relative to the said application and deliverance, to be put in the Edinburgh Advertiser, Edinburgh Evening Courant, and Caledonian Mercury newspapers, that the proprietor of the said Queys may have an opportunity of claiming them, within fifteen days after such intimations, and if not claimed within that time, warrant will be granted for selling them, in terms of the prayer of the application- Not to be repeated. Alloa, 29th Oct. 1798. NEW AND ELEGANT, JOHN TURNBULL, ( From the House of Messrs. Alexander Allan & Co.) MOST respectfully informs his Friends and the Public, that he has commenced business in that shop possessed by the late Mr. william Dick, being the third below the Cross well, south side of the High Street, with a very Extensive and Elegant Assort- ment of every article in the WOOLLEN DRAPERY, HAT- TER, and HOSIERY Branches, purchased by himself in London, Manchester LeedS and other manufacturing towns. J. T. having paid the utmost attention in selecting his goods, he can with confidence assure the Public, that they are of superior quality to what is generally to be met with; and as he is determin- ed to sell on remarkable low terms, flatters Himself with securing a continuance of the favours of those who are pleased to honour him with their orders; and, having established a correspondence with the first houses In London, & c. the Public may depend that no pains shall be wanting to have every article in his line of the very best quality and newest taste, Those who have been in the custom of frequenting the shop, will highly honour J. T. by a continuance of their favours. N. B. An APPRENTICE WANTED. SALE OF HORSES. To be SOLD, by public roup at the house of Richard Forrester, Inn- keeper, West Port . of Linlithgow, upon Friday the 9th day of November curt, betwixt the hours of twelve and two afternoon, SEVERAL full bred and half bred COLTS and FILLIES.— Also three Brood MARES, all belonging to William Max- Well, Esq; of Carriden. Credit will be given till Candlemas, upon granting bill and cau- tion, if required. ' - HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. To be SOLD by Auction, by WILLIAM BRuCe, on Friday the 9th day of November curt, in the house, No. 8. Shakespeare Square, possessed by the late Mrs Forbes, by the Theatre- Royal, Edin- burgh, 3d door up, THE FURNITURE of said House, consisting of Dining- room, Bed- Chamber, and Kitchen Furniture, with Kitchen Jack ; also Bed and Table Linens, & c. The sale to begin at 11 o'clock forenoon. By THE KING'S PATENT. TO THE NOBILITY, GENTRY. See. THE unexampled success which has so eminently attended the use of WHITEHEAD'S ESSENCE of MUSTARD in the cure of Rheumatisms, Gout, Lumbago, Palsy, Complaints of tbe Stomach, Numbness ,& c. and the great improvements therein made by the Inventor in the course of four years extensive public experi- ence, has induced him to obtain the King's Letters Patent for his invention, in order to secure his property, and guard the public against SPURIOUS IMITATIONS. It is prepared and sold by the inventor, Mr. R. JOHNSTON. Apothecary. No. 20, Greek Street, Soho, London, in Pills; and also ill a fluid state, at 2s. 9d. each box or bottle ; and is alio fold by his appointment by Mr. A. SMITH, Perfumer, No. 58, North Bridge Street, Edinburgh ; Buchanan and Mennons, Glasgow ; T. Caw, Banff; Morrisons, Perth ; Craigie, Montrose; Mitchell, Aber- deen; Inglis, Dumfries; Palmer, Kelso; Mackintosh & Co. Inver- ness ; and by the Venders of Medicines in every principal town. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. To be SOLD by Auction by Wm. BRuCe, at Laurieston, on Tues- day the 13th of November curt. THE whole HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, which belonged to the deceased Mrs. ScotLAND, consisting of dining- room. Drawing- room, Bedchamber, aud Kitchen Furniture ; amongst which are some capital Mirrors, a beautiful Wilton Carpet, Prints, Silver Plate, China, Stone, and Glass Ware, an Eight Day Clock, a Table Clock, also a Piano Forte, and Spinet, & c. To be viewed on Monday, preceding the sale, from 1 to 4 o'clock. The sale to begin each day at 11 o'clock forenoon. To be SolD, at the Tan Work, Bathgate, in the county of Lin- lithgow, on the 15th of November curt, between the hours of 11 and 12 o'clock forenoon, SIX Hundred and Forty HIDES, 925 CALFSKINS, and 17 tons of BARK, in different lots, the property of the deceased Mr. John Fleming. There will at same time be SUBSET by public roup, on the pre- misses, the TAN WORK, Shade, and Vats, with the Dwelling house, consisting of five rooms. The articles and conditions of sale to be seen in the hands of Tho- mas Johnston, writer in Bathgate. Those having claims on Mr. Fleming, are desired to lodge the same in the hands of Mr. John- ston, between and the day of sale, and those indebted to Mr. Fle- ming, will please make payment to Mr. Johnston, Who is fully em- wered to receive and discharge the same. CATTLE AND SHEEP AT KINROSS HOUSE. To be SOLD at Kinross house, on the 6th day of November curt, ANUMBER of CATTLE and SHEEP, both of an excellent breed ; the Latter being a cross between the Culley and Chi- viot hill Sheep, the former from General Watson's, miXed with the Old Falkland breed of Cattle, and the Holderness in York- shire. .':.-"..''* To be SOLD by Public Roup, within the Royal Exchange Cof- fee- house, upon Thursday the 15th day of November curt. be-, tween the hours of one and two o'clock afternoon, . tHE HOUSE on the North Side of CHARLOTTE SQUARE, Edinburgh, the furthest west but one, with Coach house and . Stables; and likewise the whole FURNITURE in the House to - be exposed altogether in One Lot. The House consists 0f three storeys, besides the garrets, ground floor and cellars, and being lately painted and papered, is in the best repair; the Furniture was mostly brought from London only a few months ago. Apply at the House, or to Mr. BLANK, No. 47, South Hanover Street, who will be ready to treat by private bargain. HOUSE IN NORTH CASTLE STREET, AND TAVERN AND VAULTS IN SOUTH BRIDGE STREET, TO BE SOLD. THAT HOUSE, No. 28, North Castle Street, being the two Upper Storeys and Garretsv The house consists of dining room and drawing- room, 24 feet by 17 each, parlour, 4 good bed- rooms, 5 bed- closets, kitchen, pantries, Sic. with garrets above ) below the stair a cellar fitted up with catacombs, and in the sunk area, coal cellar, water closet, cellar fitted up with water pipe and cistern, bottle rack, & c. Entry to the house at Martinmas or Whitsunday next. Also, TAVERN in South Bridge Street, No. 20, East Side, pre- sently possessed by Jacob Wagner, consisting of 11 Rooms, one of them a large BALL ROOM, and a kitchen, servants rooms, scul- lery, bar, catacombed cellar, and a water pipe. Separately or along with the Tavern, with which they are con- netted, 7 VAULTS below the Bridge. If sold separately from '.- the Tavern, the under storey, if desired, Will go along with them, which will give good accommodation to an extensive dealer. En- try to the Tavern' at Whitsunday next, and to the Vaults imme- diately, if required. For particulars apply to Mr. Edward Lothian, W. S. No. 36, Frederick Street, or to Mr. Cleghorn, Builder, Rose Street. TO LET UNFURNISHED, For 6 or 12 months, and to be entered to at Martinmas next, A HOUSE on the East Side of SOUTH ST. ANDREW'S STREET, very commodious for a small genteel family. for further particulars, inquire at Mr. Dumbreck, St. Andrew's Square. ' A FARM IN FIFE TO BE LET. To be LET for 19 years, and entered to at Martinmas 1799, THE FARM of GLENTARKIE, in the parish of Abernethy, and shire of Fife, supposed to contain about 160 acrcs of ara- ble land, and rj. 0 of hill pasture. Great part of the arable land it a thick black soil, and the hill is well adapted for rearing young cattle. Offers in writing may be given in to James Thomson, writer to the signet, North Castle Street, Edinburgh, or to David Walker, merchant in Strathmiglo. A FARM IN EAST LOTHIAN. To LET for 19 years from Whitsunday 1799, THE FARM of CRAIGIELAW, presently possessed by Mr. James Begbie, consisting of about 530 Scots acrcs in excel- lent condition, and agreeably situated on the seaside, six miles from Haddington.— the tarm may be seen by applying to Mr. Begbie. Proposals to be made to Messrs. Alexander and Colin Macken- zie, W. S, Edinburgh, or Mr. Fraser, Sheriff Clerk of Haddington, before Martinmas next, when the proprietor intends at latest to- conclude a bargain, and such offers as are not accepted will be con- cealed. TO LET, A DWELLING- HOUSE in DICKSON's CLOSE, Edinburgh, fronting the High Street, being the Fourth Storey, and consists of a kitchen and six rooms, besides closets. The house is of easy access by a scale stair, and may be entered to immediately. Apply to George Carphin, solicitor- at- law, Royal Bank Close, Edinburgh. RED HERRING HOUSES TO LET. To be LET for the ensuing Fishing Season, or longer, as may be agreed upon, FOUR HOUSES, completely fitted up, for the Curing of Red Herrings, situated on the shore of Dunbar, and equal to the hanging of 800 barrels and upwards, with the necessary Spits, and other articles, and the use of an Area, with a pump well from the sea, for the washing and cleaning of the herrings. The houses will be let either together or separately, on application to Mr. Alex. Lawrie, writer in Dubar, who has power to conclude a bargain. Not to be repeated. HOUSES AND SHOPS in THE WEST BOW, EDINBURGH HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, BRAZIERS UTEN- SILS; & c FOR SALE. To be SOLD by public roup, within John's Coffee house, Edin- burgh, on Wednesday the 28th November 1798, at two o'clock Afternoon, THE Whole HERITABLE PROPERTY situated on the East Side. of the West Bow of Edinburgh, which belonged to Hugh MACKAY, Coppersmith there, as possessed by him and his tenants. The yearly rent whereof is upwards of L. jc— or if pur- chasers incline, the property may be divided and exposed in the following lots: I. The SHOP and WORK SHOP, with the DWELLING- HOUSE above the same, entering from the north turnpike in the Tenement, possessed by Mr. Mackay.— Rent, when formerly let, about L. 25. n. The sHOP, being the first south of said turnpike, possessed by Charles Stot .— Rent, L. 7. III. The TWO DWELLING HOUSES ( being the storey im- mediately above that possessed by Mr. Mackay) possessed by Miss Rhind and James Main.— Rent. L. 6 ; 12; 6d IV. The GARRET STOREY of the Tenement, possessed by John Gunn and Francis Webster.— Rent, L. 4: r- s. V. The DWELLING- HOUSE on the storey above the Shops, • and entering from the south turnpike in the tenement, possessed by William Nicholson.— Rent,: I.. 3 : lot, VI. The DWELLING HOUSE in the storey immediately above the one last mentioned, possessed by Mr. Simpson.— Rent, 1.. 6: 65. The central situation of this property is so well known as not to require its advantages being pointed out in an advertisement. The title- deeds are in the hands of R. Dick, writer, Edinburgh, from whom, or Mr. W. Anderson, merchant. West Bow, trustee in Mr. Mackay's sequestrated estate, further particulars may be learned. And, On Friday the 30th November 1798, at 11 o'clock forenoon there will begin to be sold by public roup, within the premises The Whole HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EFFECTS and WORKING UTENSILS, which belonged to the said Hugh Mac- kay. Inventories of which are in the hands of Mr. Anderson, and who will shew the goods previous to the sale. SALE OF LANDS. To be SOLD by Private Bargain, ThAT PARK ot LAND, called the MONKS PARK, lying on the south side of the Post road, running through the village of belhaven, within one mile of the town of Dunbar, and contain- ing about 4 English acrcs or thereby. ' The park is all inclosed with a stone wall, and a most eligible situation for building upon, for any branch of manufacture, as it has the command of a plentiful supply of water, being bounded on the west and south by a pretty large rivulet. ' The title deeds, which are clear, are in the hands of Mr. Alex. Lawrie, writer in Dunbar, to whom intending purchasers may apply for further information. Not to be repeated. To he SOLD by public roup, within John's Coffee- house, Edin- burgh, on Wednesday the 9th day ol January next, between the hours of 5 and 7 afternoon. PART of the LANDS of DRYFIELD of CAMBUSBARRON, including the LANDS of LONGLEYS and CHAPPEL- CROFT, with the Teinds thereof, Mansion- House, and Offices, commonly called Birkhill, lying within the parish of St. Ninians, and shire of Stirling, and within fifteen . minutes walk of the Cross of Stirling. The mansion house consists of dining- room, drawing- room,. and four bed- chambers; the Offices of a Stable and four Stalls; and a Byre for two cows, & c. with a good garden. This is a commodious and agreeable residence for a small family. For particulars, apply to Alexander M'Gibbon, writer, or James Forman, W. S. SALE OF LANDS IN ORKNEY ADJOURNED. To be SOLD by public roup, within the Royal exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday 6th February next, at two o'clock afternoon, . either altogether, or in lots, to be fpecified in a future advertisement, • The FOLLOWING LANDS, which belonged to the late John TRAILL of Westness, Esq; viz.— The Six- penny Land of Midland, Garson, and Hamerin, the Mill of ' Rendall and astricted Multures, with One- half- penny Land in Halkland, all lying in the parish of Rendall;— also, the One- penny Land of Charlieland, Four- penny land of Deal, Three- penny land of Dyke, Three- penny Land of Fealquoy, Two- penny Land of Pow and Stow, One- penny land of Oversdale, One- penny Land in How in Costay, Two- merk Land in Breck in Outer Costay, and Four- merk Udal Land there, and the Lands of MIDHOUSE and PAL- LACE, all lying in the parish of Evie; also, the lands of NETHER ST CATHARINE's QuOY, with the houses, yards and perinents, lying close to the burgh of Kirkwall. For further information, application may he made to Mr. Da- vid Balfour, W. S. Edinburgh, or Mr. Hugh Spence, Kirkwall. FARM IN AYR & RENFREW SHIRES TO LET, To be LET and entered to immediately, tHE FARM of BOWHOUSE, upon the Estate of Woodside, lying partly in the parish of Beith, Ayrshire, and partly in the parish of Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, containing 130 Scots acres or thereby, all arable, of which the greater part is deep rich loam. This farm is remarkably well situated in respect of markets, being only II miles distant from the large town of Paisley, about 18 from Greenock, 13 from Irvine, 12 front Saltcoats, and in the immediate vicinity of Beith and Lochwinnoch, and seeral other thriving manufacturing villages. There is a Lime Quarry in the estate on the boundary of this farm, where the proprietor is just now build- ing draw- kilns from which the tenant will be supplied with lime at a cheap rate, and. without any trouble of carriage. ' The conditions of lease will be learned by applying to Robert Graham, W, S. - No. 19, North Castle Street, to whom offers may be addressed till the end of this month. The boundaries of the Farm will be shown by John Caldwell at Woodside House. ESTATE OF COBARDIE. Day of Sale ADJOURNED to Friday the 21st December. To be SOLD by public roup, if not previously disposed of by pri- vate bargain, within the house of Wiliiam Gordon, vintner in Aberdeen, on Friday the 21st day of December next, at til o'clock afternoon, THE LANDS and ESTATE of COBAIRDIE, comprehend- ing tbe Mains and Manor Place of Cobairdie, Mill of Co- bairdie, Mill, Lands, Multures, and Sequels thercef, the Towns and Lands of Hillockhead, Boghead, Broomfold,. Watts, and Cairntown, with the Crofts of the same; as also, the Towns and Lands of Yon- dertown, Hallhill lochside, Peatfold. Blackstack. and White Glacks, with the Crofts thereof; together with the multures, teinds, pastu- rage, and vicatage, mosses fishings, liberty of pasturage on the For- man hill, and haill other parts, privileges, and pertinents of the foresaid Lands, and others, all lying within tbe barony of Fren- draught, parish of Forgue, and county of Aberdeen This estate holds of the Crown, and affords a freehold qualifica tion. The free rent of it, after deduction of the Minister's stipend, ( cess, and all other public burdens, being payable hy the tenants) converting the meal, bear, customs, and services, at very moderate rates, Is about L. 340 Sterling. These lands are an excellent strong soil, and lie in a most plea- sant and fertile country, within two miles of lime, two miles of the town of Huntly, where there is a post- Office and a weekly mar- ket, and la or 14 miles of Banff, and Portsoy, both sea port towns, and the like distancc from a number of fishing towns, from whcnce fish are daily brought. There is upon the premisses a substantial Mansion house, and suitable offices, beautifully situate on a gentle declivity to the south. A very capital and valuable farm surrounds the house, all inclosed with dykes and belts of planting, which was for many years in the natural possession of the proprietor, and is at present in a very high state of cultivation. The Kirk, Manse, and Offices, were lately completely repaired, and the Minister's stipend was also lately augmented. , There are but few leases on the estate, and those of short dura- tion; the Mains and Mill particularly, are not under lease. Upon the estate there are several large thriving plantations of wood of different ages. The surrounding country abounds with game, and the Diveron, the best river In Scotland for trout, is in the immediate vicinity, so that in every point of view, whether for agricultural purposes, situation, or pleasure, this is one of the moll desirable properties in Aberdeenshire. The title- deeds, a plan and rentals of the estate. may be seen in the hands of Francis Gordon and Andrew Jopp, Advocates in Aberdeen, to either of whom, the proprietor at Park, or Lachlan Duff, esq; writer to the signet, Edinburgh, application may be made for further particulars, and John Watson, at Cobairdie, will show the lands. AT THE SIGN OF THE GILDED HATCHET, Oppolite the Cross Well, JAMES MACKELL, begs leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public, that he has COMMENCED BUSINESS, in that old and well freqnented shop, lately occupied by the late Mr. Alexan- der Miller, in the Hardware and Ironmongery Line, Powder, Shot, Flints, & c. for which this Shop has been long famous. His Stock is entirely New, and will make it his study to have Goods of the best quality, and sell theM on the lowest terms. EDINBURGH, NOV. 2, 1798. NOTICE to DISTILLERS, RECTIFIERS, DEALERS in and RETAILERS of BRITISH SPIRITS. EXCISE OFFICE, Edinburgh, 21st October, 1798. THE COMMISSIONERS of EXCISE think it proper to give notice, to all Distillers, Rectifiers, Compounders, Dealers in and Retailers of Spirits in Scotland. That the first payment of one fourth part of the Additional Du- ty imposed by the Statute 38- Geo. 3. Cap. 91. on British Spirits found on the first actual survey by the proper officer of Excise, upon or after the 13th of June, 1798, in the stock, custody, or possession of any Distiller, Rectifier, Compounder, Dealer in, or Retailer of Spirits, became due, and was by the said Act required to be made ou or before the jth day of September 1798,— That the second payment of one fourth part thereof, becomes due, and is required to be made on or before the 5th day of November next,— The third payment on or before the 5th day of December next; and the last payment on or before the 5th day of January 1799; and that if payment of the first instalment is not immediately made, at the Chief Office of Excise in Edinburgh, or to the proper Collectors and Supervisors in the Country, and of the other three Instalments, as they become due, the most speedy and effectual prosecutions will be commenccd against every Distiller, Rectifier, Compounder, Dealer and Retailer in default, for the forfeiture of DOUBLE THE AMOUNT OF THE SAID ADDITIONAL DUTY not so paid. Of which all persons concerned are hereby desired to take notice at their peril, as tbey cannot afterwards plead ignorance of the times or mode of payment. By order of the Board, JOHN THOMSON, ADAM PEARSON, . SECRETARIES. FLAX- DRESSERS. Wanted at Kirkland Works, Fifeshire, AFEW SOBER STEADY HANDS. They will receive good wages,, and constant employment; and those with families may be accommodated with dwelling- houses. Apply to Archibald Neilson & c. Co. TO SHOEMAKERS AND OTHERS. AT a MEETING of the CURRIERS and LEATHER CUT- TERS of EDINBURGH, held upon the 27th ult. called for the purpose of taking into consideration the great hardship they labour under from the practice of selling to Shoemakers at so long credit,, while they are obliged to purchase either for ready money or bills at a short date, and When the price of Leather has rose to so high a degree as to require double the capital to carry on their trade that was formerly requisite— They came to the unanimous resolution of selling to the Shoe- makers of Edinburgh and the vicinity, in future for Ready Money; but as Shoemakers, residing at a distance must take greater quan- tities than is necessary for immediate consumption the Meeting agreed to allow them a Credit ot Three Months, on granting bills at the time of the purchase. ( Signed) ANDw. MARSHALL, Preses. INTIMATION TO JOURNEYMEN SHOEMAKERS. THE different Incorporations of Shoemakers in and about Edinburgh, considering that their Journeymen have, for a considerable time past, entered into an illegal combination, by re- fusing to work at the ordinary wages, and have now struck Work altogether: Intimation is hereby given to them, that an application has been made to the Justices of Peace for the County - of Edin- burgh for regulating their wages, agreeable to a table formerly published, and shewn to the Journeymen, which is at a much higher rate than what they demanded betwixt three, and four years ago, when the price of provisions were a third dearer than now. It is therefore hoped that the Journeymen; to prevent any harsh measures bting taken, will immediately return to their re- spective Masters, and continue at work till the rate of wages shall be fixed; hereby certifying to such of them as shall fail to return, our application will be presented to the judge Ordinary for having them punished, according to law, They appoint this resolution to be published in the Edinburgh newspapers Glasgow Courier, and printed copies to be affixed on different public places in and about Edinburgh. WILLIAM ROSS, Deacon of the Incorporation of Shoema- kers of Edinburgh, Preses. ANDREW CROMBIE, Solicitor for the Incorporation. INTIMATION TO THE JOURNEYMEN SHOEMAKERS IN AND ABOUT EDINBURGH. WHEREAS a Petition was this day presented to his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Edinburgh for and in name of the different Incorporations of Shoemakers in ami a- bout Edinburgh, praying that the Justices would regulate the Wages of the Journeymen agreeable to a table produced: The Justices, before answer, ordained intimation thereof to be inserted in the Edinburgh Newspapers, in order that the Journeymen may appear for their interest, and upon applying to the Clerk of the Peace, they will be favoured with a copy of said petition, and proposed table of wages. JAMES NEWBIGGING, Clerk. Edinburgh, nOv. 1, 1798. WAITE'S NUTS. THERE is no complaint to which Children, and frequently a- dults are more subject to than WORMS, and rhe different disorders they produce are really incredible; it must therefore be ; matter of great moment, that a radical cure for destroying these pernicious animals has been found out, and that the eradicating the different species of them from persons- Of every age,. will be effectually done by the use of WAITEs NUTS peculiarly recom mended at the Spring and Autumn seasons. They are sold at Is. lid. the Packet, by J. BAXTER, ITALIAN WAREHOUSE, South Bridge, Edinburgh-; A. M'Donald, Glasgow, J. Whitelaw, Greenock, J. Wilson, Kilmarnock, Morrison & c Son, Perth, Jo. Allan, and J, Swapp;. Dundee, ' J. Anderson, Aberdeen, J. Arbuthnot, Peterhead, T. Wright, Stirling. . J. Fotheringhame, Dunfermline", D. M'Pherson, Inverness, J. Dempsterv Cupar, Blyth, Leven, P. Craigie, Montrose, W; Phorson, Berwick, J. Palmer, Kelso. ' • FARMS IN MID- LOTHIAN TO LET. . To be LET , and entered to at Martinmas 1799, tHE Following LANDS and FARMS, lying in the parish of Inveresk and county of Edinburgh, viz. . . MASONS MAINS, as presently possessed by Mr. Mathew Gray, and consisting of about 70 acres of rich arable . ground. II. PINKIE MAINS, as presently possessed by JAmes Watson, and consisting of about 50 acres of exceeding good arable ground, These Farms are pleasantly. situated within a mile of the town of Musselburgh, and are all inclosed and subdivided. ALSO, To be LET for 10 years from Martinmas 1798, TEN ACRES in the FIELDS of INVERESK, as presently pos- sessed by John M'Millan,— arid EIGHT ACRES in said Fields, as possessed by John Kirkwood. These lands are of a good quality, and will be let either separate- ly or together John Grieve, at Inveresk, will shew the lands, and offers in writ- ing, may be given in either to him, or w Mr. Walker, W S. George Street. E D I N B U R G H A D V E R T I S E R for ' DEFENSIVE EXHIBITION- MR. ROGESON, FENCING MASTER, BEGS leave most respectfully to inform the Nobility and Gen- try, and in particular those Gentlemen to whose patronage he has been so much indebted, that his next Public Exhibition of the noble Science of SELF DEFENCE takes place on Wednesday 7th November inst. in his Academy, Brodie's Close Lawn Market, Edinburgh, when there is to b. e a Competition for the following Prizes, viz. ift. A Pair of Elegant FOILS to be adjudged to the greatest pro- ficient in the use of the Small Sword. 2d. A Handsome SWORD to the person who excels in the Broad Sword. Mr. Rogeson will also go through the Hungarian Excereise with the Sabre, and give specimens of Pugilism or Sparring', & c. ACADEMY, BRODIE'S CLOSE, Nov. I, 1798. To commence at 7 o'clock. Tickets 3s. each to be had at the door.— A Band of Music will attend. N. B. Mr. R. continues to teach tbe Science of Self Defence in all its branches. NOTICE. DONALD MACMATH, Merchant in Inverary, Intends go- ing into another line of business, and is to Sell off immedi- ately his present STOCK of GOODS at prime cost, which, beside other articles, consists of Some thousand gallons Old Highland Whisky Ditto, Old Port and Sherry Wine Ditto, Jamaica Rum Superfine Broad and Narrow Cloths, Elastics, and DuffleS Several thousand yards Irish Linen Cloth, from 1s. to 4s." a- yard Corduroys, Thicksets, stript and plain, Velverets, Velveteens, Cassimeres, and Toilinets Shalloons, Silk Twill, Silk Thread, Metal, Hair, TWist, and Paper Buttons, Coloured and White Threads Several dozens of Black and Coloured Silk Handkerchiefs, and a few Silk Gloves Corded Dimities, Muslins, Muslinets, Lawns, and Cambricks Cotton Shawls, Cotton, Muslin, and Check Handkerchiefs Mens and Womcns Silk, Thread Cotton, and Worsted Stock- ings Mens and Womens Hats, and a great variety of, mens and wo- mens Leather Gloves Modes, Sattins, Persians, Gauzes, White and Black Lace and Edgings • Several thousand yards of Ribbons, various breadths A variety of Printed Cottons, Ginghams, Durants, Callimancoes, Bed Tyke, and Flannels A parcel Refined, Lump and Raw Sugar, Black and Green Teas, sundry other Groceries, and a small parcel Gloucester Cheese Spades, Shovels, Cordage, Hemp, and Dressed Flax An assortment of Stationary Ware Locks, Hinges, Pen and Pocket Knives, Razors, and Scissars Patent Lead Shot and Battle Powder Boat and Smearing Tar, and Smearing Butter A parcel of Oat Meal, and about too Last Oak Herring Barrels. And those indebted to him will please to order payment. Continues to sell at his Cellars in Inverary, as usual PORTER in hogheads and half hogheads. from the New Brewery, Glasgow. IRISH STATE LOTTERY begins Drawing the 19th November ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY begins Drawing the 11th Feb. The Tickets and Stampt Shares in the above Lotteries are Selling in the greatest variety of Numbers, and lowest Prices, by MR. NICHOLSON, * ' At his Office, No. 16, Cornhill, London,; By whom in the late Lotteries have been SOLD and SHARED, the following CAPITAL PRIZES.— 7785, 2p, ccoI.— 23^ 1, 20,0001.-*— 28,322, 10, oocl— 44,014, ' JO. COol.— t7;:; 2J, 10,6001.— 17,049, 10,0001.- 46,676, 10, ocol.— j 1,603, 10, cfcil.— 19,896, 50C0I — 23,339, ja » I.— 25,565, 50001.- 30,875, 500CI.— 43,978, 5C00I. besides many of 200cl.— icool.— and jc- ol. Country Correspondents by remitting Good Bills, at a short date, Bank Notes. Post Office Orders, or Shares of Prizes, may depend on having their orders executed on the same terms as if personally present; and it is requested they will be particular in directing their Commands, the Coachmen, & c. to No. 16, Cornhill. Money for the Prizes as soon as drawn. NOVEMBER. 19th— THF. IRISH LOTTERY begins Drawing. SCHEME. TICKETS and SHARES are selling at every Licenced Office, and the Prizes will be paid as usual on demand. ' Persons in the Country remitting Post Office Orders, Cash by the Mail or Stage Coachmen, to any Lottery Office of credit, will have Tickets or Shares sent them on the lame terms as if personally pre- sent. Tickets, L 7 18 o NOTICE to the CREDITORS of The deceased HUGH M'HUTCHON of Changue. THE Creditors of the said deceased Hugh. M'Hutchon, are de- sired to meet in the house of John Black, vintner in Newton Douglas, upon Wednesday the 14th day. of November inst. for the purpose of taking the state of his affairs into consideration, and con- certing measures for the general behoof. - 8 ADJOURNED ROUP OF TOLLS. To be LET by public roup, ( in terms of Adjournment) on Friday the 9th November next, at 12 o'clock noon, within rhe George Inn, ( Wakefield's) Perth., for one year from _ and after Martin- mas first THE TOLLS and DUTIES Leviable at the following TOLL- BARS in the Carse District of Perth County, viz. I. The Tolls receivable at KinnOul toll bar, on the Great Road %. at Invergowrie toll- between Perth bar, . and : Dundee. . ,3, Those receivable at PoWgavie Harbour toll bar ON the branches 4. at Errol Harbour toll- bar of said great road The articles of roup and lease, to be seen it! the hands of Robert Clark, writer in Perth, clerk to the Trustees. . Perth, oct. 26, 1798., . 1798; 283 FASHIONABLE HABERDASHERY. WILLIAM FORD, at the INDIAN PHEASANT, NO 20, West Side South Bridge, with utmost deference and gratitude for favours already conferred, does himself the hononr to inform his Friends, that he has just received a complete fashionable choice of Haberdashery, Drapery, and Furriery in all their branches, from the first Manufacturers in Britain; and as his close connection with the sources of fashion in London, renders- it impossible to antici- pate his supplies of any approved inventions of taste and fancy, To be hopes the exertions of his diligence to obtain the most fashiona- ble productions, and sell them 0n the lowest terms, will be reward- ed by a continued share of the Public Patronage. W. F. has the further felicity to inform the Ladies that his Sister is just returned this day from London; where she has, with most discriminating diligence, selected for his Winter Trade every exit- ing elegance of Fancy Drapery and Millinery, - Which are just got to hand, and display a variety so exquisitely beautiful and new, as cannot he exceeded. Edinburgh, Nov. 2, 1798. A FURNISHED LODGING TO LET. To be LET for six months, or such time as may be agreed on, ' ACOMMODIOUS FURNISHED L0dGiNg of three Flats, including ground flat, being No. 61, Queen Street. Fur particulars apply to Adam Stewart, writer, No. 9 St. James's- Square. AT LEITH FOR KINGSTON, JAMAICA, THE NEW SHIP MORELAND, ROBERT LiddELL, Master, Will sail with first Convoy from England or Ireland; she will positively leave the harbour in eight or ten days, and the roads in a few days after that. For freight or passage, apply to William Sibbald, and Co. merchants, Leith, or Capt. Liddell.— The Moreland is provided with letters of marque, and is well armed. N. B. Clerks, Mechanics, and those bred to Husbandry and Coun- try Work, who wish to be employed in Jamaica, will be taken out 0n favourable terms. - A BREWERY OR DISTILLERY, WITH A MALTING AND DWELLING HOUSE, FOR SALE. Upon Wednesday the 7th day of November 1798, there is to be ex- posed to voluntary roup and sale, within the Royal- Exchange Coffee- house in Edinburgh, at one o'clock afternoon,- THAT BREWERY or DISTILLERY and Malting, with the Dwelling- house belonging thereto; situated in Potterrow of E- dinburgh, as presently possessed by Archibald Scott, the proprietor. This subject was formerly fitted up. in a very complete manner, and used for brewing and distilling, while they were allowed to be , carried on together, and may now with case and advantage be ap- plied to either the one or the other. The kiln has lately undergone a complete repair, and it, with the Barn and Granaries, are very commodious aud in good order. There is also an excellent Draw ~ Well, with two Stables and other conveniencies in the close be- longing to the premises. The Dwelling- house, which fronts the street. consists of two sto- ries and garrets, is in good order;— in the first flat there is a dining- room, parlour, bed- room, and a large kitchen, with other conve- niencies; having garrets over the whole, and very commodious cel- lars in the ground flat of the tenement- The premises may be seen at any time between and the day of sale. For other particulars apply to William Scot, solicitor at law, Edinburgh, in whole hands are the title- deeds and articles of roup.' To be exposed to SALE by Roup, on Wednesday the 28th day of November, 1798, at one o clock, in the Royal Exchange Coffee house, THAT DWELLING HOUSE, GARDEN, and SMALL INCLOSURE, with two Cot houses, Stable, Cow house, Hay Loft, and large Building, some time occupied as a Manufactory;. lying on the south side of tac village of Boroughmuirhead, near Edinburgh. The property measures about an acre; the dwelling house is pleasantly situated; the garden is stocked with fruit trees- - of different kinds, and a draw well adjoins to it. ' The articles of roup and title deeds are in the hands of Adam Rolland, W. S. Queen Street, who is empowered to sell by private bargain, and James Brown, wright, at Boroughmuirhead, will show the property. LANDS IN KINCARDINESHIRE FOR SALE. " TO BE SOLD'BY PUBLIC ROUP, Within the Royal Exchange- Coffee houfe, Edinburgh, on the 20th day of November curt, if not previously sold by private bargain THE LANDS of PITNAMOON, DRONACHMYRE, and Part of GALLOWHILLOCK, being Part's of the Barony of PHESDO, lying within the parishes of Fordoun and MarykirK, and county of Kincardine. These Lands consist of about 360 acres arable, 70 of pasture, and 58 of muir, on which there is a thriving plantation of 15 acres.— About one third of the property is let on leases of a moderate endu- rance, at a rent, of L. 90, on the expiry of which a considerable rise of rent will be obtained, and the proprietor has lately, at a great . price, purchased up the lease on the rest ot the property, being a . Farm of 220 acres arable, besides pasture, to which a purchaser will have access at Martinmes 1799. On this farm there is a good Farm- house, lately built, with suitable offices, and it may be readily i let at- above L. 200 per annum. These Lauds hold of the Grown, and are valued Bt I.. 396 Scots. A purchaser, if he inclines, may have as much more of superiority, as will make up a Freehold Qualification. the public burdens are moderate, and the teinds are valued and nearly exhausted. . John Gove will shew the marches, and Mr. Johnston at Pitna- moon, will give any information that may be required to any per- son desirous of viewing the grounds, and for further particulars, ap- ply to Maxwell Gordon, and John Morison, writers to the signet. SALE OF A fARM IN THE COUNTY OF ANGUS To be SOLD by Public Roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee house Edinburgh, 0n Wednesday the 19th day of December 1798, between the hours of two and three in the afternoon,- THE LANDS of LEDCRIEFF, in the parish of Landie con- sisting of about 175 acres of arable and improveable ground, 15 acres of planting, of which three are hard wood, acres of pasture, and 132 of dry improveable muir in all acres or . thereby, as presently possessed by Mr. James Smith, whose lease ex- pires at Martinmas next, but Who has been allowed to continue in possession for another year, under particular restriCtions;, at The_ rent of L. 2oo Sterling. These lands lie about three miles from Cupar of Angus, 13 from Perth. and 12 from Dundee on the turn- pike road from Cupar to Dundee, where lime is easily procured and they are not above five miles from marle pits; The farm slopes to the south and south west so gently as to be worked with an ordinary strength, and is capable of being cultivated to great advantage, by the improved mode of husbandry with drill crops as also of being water fatted in three several places -, and it already nearly inclosed with dry stone dykes; • The extent, sitUation, and, capability of improvement render this an extreamly eligible purchase for any person wishing to reside upon and farm the property ; and in the event of its being let for of years, a considerable rise of rent may undoubtedly be expected, A sketCh of this farm may be seen in the hand of Mr C Hay of Beach- hill, writer in Cupar of AnguS. or Mr William Wat- son at Auchtertyre; and the tenant will shew the grourds marches.. For further particulars application- may be made to Hugh Brem- ner accountant, Ramsay Garden. edinburgh who will receive pri- vate offers before the day of sale, —— 284 THE FRIDAY » / POST. FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE, OCT. 30. ADMIRALTY- OFFICE, 0S1. 50. CAPTURE OF LA LOIRE FRENCH FRIGATE. Copy of a Letter from Capt. DURHAM, Commander of his Majesty's Ship ANSON, to Evan Nepean, Esq; dated in. . Plymouth Sound. IBEG leave to inclose you copy of a letter, sent by this post, to the Right Hon. Admiral Lord BRIDPORT. ANSON, in Plymouth SoundI MY LORD, Oa. 27, 1798. FROM the disabled state of his Majesty's ship under my command in the action of the 13th inst. and the wind re- maining to the S. W. I was unavoidably separated from the fquadron under the command of Sir JOHN BORLASE WAR- REN, Bart. K. B. and drove considerably to the N. W. of Ireland:' I have great satisfaction in informing your Lordship, that ' on the 18th at day- light in the morning, I disCovered a large - ship to leeward, fortunately for me, with the loss of her fore and main top masts, ( the Anson being by no means in a si- tuation to chace,) her mizen- mast gone, main- yard and main- crosstrees ; the bowsprit and fore- yard shot through in several places. I immediately bore up, and got alongside of her, after an action of one hour and quarter, most gallantly disputed, which does the highest honour to Citizen Joseph Andrien Segone. her Commander, she struck proved to be LA LOIRE, one of the largest and finest frigates belonging to the Re- public, presented by the city of Nantz, quite new and never before at sea, pierced for fifty guns, mounting forty six, ( eighteen- pounders,) having on board six hundred and sixty- four men, ( troops included,) among whom are a number of Artillery, Etat- Major for three regiments. La Loire had forty- eight, men killed and twenty five wounded, was one of the four frigates which the Anson engaged the 13th, and was making her escape from the coast. I beg leave particularly to acknowledge the steady, and good behaviour of my Officers and Petty Officers ; cannot avoid recommending to your Lordship's notice my first Lieutenant Mr. John Hinton, whose conduct not only upon this occasion but many others, has met with my fullest ap- probation ; not derogating from the behaviour of Lieute- nants Meager, Manderson, and Mr. William Chrishop, the Master. I have also to acknowledge the services of Lieutenants Bell and Derring, of the Marines, who commanded the Carronades ; as to my Ship's Company, they have been my faithful companions during four years in pretty active ser- ric;, and whose conduct upon all occasions merit my warmest approbation. Having fallen, in the night before the action, with his Majesty's brig Kangaroo, I ordered Capt. Brace, from the Ansons disabled state, to continue in company, and am much indebted to him for the services he has rendered me in taking possession of La Loire. Herewith I send a list of the killed and wounded. Killed.— Alexander Duncan, quaster- master, Matthew Birch, seaman. Wounded.— Mr. W. Abell, First Lieutenant of Marines ; Mr. William Robilliard, Mr. Francis R. Payler, midship- men ; Henry Wilson, James Davis, John Adams, John Houston, William Shaw, Peter Willman, William Thomas, ( second,) Patrick Kelly, Seamen ; James Cummings, Robert Dillon, Marines. Inclosed is a list of the stores, & c. found on board La Loire Republican frigate. Clothing complete for 3000 men. 1020 musquets in cases. 2oo sabres. 360 pouches. 25 cases of musquet ball cartridges, r brass field piece. With a great quantity of Ammunition of different kinds, Intrenching Tools, & C & c. & c. I have the honour to be, & c. H. DURHAM. Copy of a letter from Captain CHESSHYRE, to Admiral PEYTON. SIR, PLOVER, at Sea, October 28, 1798. I BEG leave to acquaint you. for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that 0n Sunday morning the 28th inst. I observed a suspicious schooner be- tween three and four leagues S. W. of Fairleigh, to which I gave chace ; at ten, after firing five or fix chace guns, she struck ; on boarding, found her to be Le Corsair L'Erin- gobrah, of ten carriage guns and eight sWivels, viz. eight three pounders, and two four pounders, part of which she threw overboard ; she had between forty and fifty men ; fhe sailed from Calais on Saturday forenoon, had taken nothing. • I have the honour to be, & c. JOHN CHESSHYRE. Copy of a letter from Capt. LLOYD, to Admiral PEYTON. His Majesty's ship RACOON, SIR, _ Down , Oa. 10, 1798. I BEG leave to acquaint you, that at. six A. M. on this morning, Blackness bearing S. E. by E. distance three leagues, I discovered three large luggers a- head ; immediately made all sail and gave chace; after a running fire of two hours, had the pleasure to come up with and capture one of them, Le Vigilant lugger, mounting twelve 4 pounders and two long sixes, carrying fifty- five men, ( six or seven of which were left on shore at Boulogne,) commanded by Citizen Muirbasse. On sending my boats on board, I found that in consequence of her being hull'd in several places she was sinking very fast, which detained me a considerable time, ( in endeavouring to stop the leak,) otherwise I must inevi- tably have taken another before they could possibly have reached the coast of France. I have the pleasure to say that all the prisoners got safe on board except those killed by my firing, and every exertion was used to save the vessel, but to EDINBURGH ADVERTISES, for no effect; at nine- A. M. she sunk ; she was entirely new, had been out two cruizes only, and taken nothing. One of the luggers in company had captured a brig, which I observed his Majesty's sloop the Plover to take possession of, off Folkestone, at eleven A. M. I am, & c. ROB. LLOYD. To the KING'S Most Excellent Majesty. The Humble Address of the Lord Provost, Magistrates and; , Council, of the City of EDINBURGH. May it please your Majesty, We your Majesty's most dutiful, and loyal Subjects, the Lord Provost, Magistrates, Council, and Community of the City Of Edinburgh, humbly offer our heartfelt congratulations on the late most signal and important victory, with which the ALMIGHTY has blessed your Majesty's arms, under the conduct of your illustrious Admiral Sir HORATIO NELSON. While so many other States have yielded to the destructive and insulting ambition of FRANCE, we look up with respect and grati- tude to our Sovereign, who, in times the most alarming, has stood firm to preserve the INDEPENDENCE, the FREEDOM, tbe HAP- PINESS, and the HONOUR of BRITAIN ; and we rejoice with. your ; faithful Subjects in this, new and glorious encouragement which , your Majesty has received, to persevere in so great and so good a cause. In this Cause we cordially pledge our lives and fortunes for , your Majesty's support; and we shall be happy to shew that we are i not unworthy to be the FELLOW CITIZENS and BROTHERS of : those BRAVE MEN, who, upon this and upon former occasions have exerted themselves fo nobly for their KING and their COUNTRY. We intreat your Majesty to accept our mod sincere professions of loyalty to your Person and Government, and our earnest wishes that your Reign may be long and prosperous. Signed by our appointment and in our presence, and the Seal of the City affixed thereto, - this 12th day of October, 1798. JAMES STIRLING, Provost. [ His Majesty was pleased to receive this Address very graciously.] [ This GAZETTE contains several other Addresses.] PROMOTIONS. WAR OFFICE 0ct. 30, 1798. 10th Reg. of Light Dragoons. Major J. Cottin to be lieutenant- colonel, by purchase, vice Kinsey who retires.— 26th ditto, Major T. Watts to be lieutenant colonel; Capt. P. Ditcher to be major. —% d Reg. of Foot Guards, Lieut.- Col. the Hon. Edward Stopford to be captain of a company, vice Major- Gen. Pigot, promoted to the command of the 82d foot. Commmission in the Tenth ( or edinburgh) Regiment of North Bri- tish Militia, signed by his Grace the Duke of Buccleugh.— Ro- bert Hepburn, Esq; to be captain, vice Johnstone resigned. ADVICES FROM FRANCE. From the FRENCH PAPERS. Paris Paper 1 to the 23 J inst. are received— These Papers contain dispatches from BUONAPARTE, which are of an old date, having taken sixty days to come, and the brig only ha- ving escaped by hiding herself between two rocks; all the other dispatches having been taken or lost. The dispatches contain the account of BUONAPARTE S progress since he left Toulon— The following are the particulars that have not yet been published: BUONAPARTE Member of the National Institute, General in Chief, to the EXECUTIVE DIRECTORY. Head- Quarters, CAIRO, 6th Thermidor, 61 b Year " Citizens Directors, ( e4th. July J. " On he 19th Messidor the Army set out from Alexan- dria. It arrived at Demenhour on the 20th, having suffer- ed greatly in traversing this desart, from excessive heat and want of water. BATTLE OF RHAMANIE. " On the 22d we met the Nile at Rhamanie, and joined the Division of Gen. Dugua, who had proceeded to Rosetta, by forced marches. The Division of Gen. Desaix was at- tacked bv a body of 7 or- 800 Mamelukes, who, after a brisk cannonade, and the loss of some men, retired. BATTLE OF CHEBREISSE. " In the mean time I learnt that MURAT BEY, at the head of his army, composed of a considerable force of Caval- ry, with 8 or 10 karge cannon, and several batteries upon the Nile, was advancing. We waited near the village of Che- breisse. On the evening of the 24th we began to march to- wards it. The 25th, at day- break, we arrived there. " We had only 200 cavalry, wearied and harassed. The Mamelukes had a magnificent body of cavalry, covered with gold and silver arms of the best kind ; carbines, pistols, of the manufacture of London, the best sabres of the East, and mounted on the best horses on the Continent. " Citizen PERREE, Chief of the Division of marine, with three armed sloops, a chebeck and a galley, proceeded to the attack of the enemy's flotilla. The battle was extreme- ly obstinate.— PERRSE, the Chief of Division, was wounded in the arm with a cannon ball ; but by his good dispositions and his intrepidity regained possession of three sloops and a galley which the Mamelukes had taken( and set fire to their Admiral's ship. " The cavalry of the Mamelukes soon inundated all the plain, surrounded all the wings of our army, and pressed us on all sides in flank and in the rear ; but they every where found our line was equally formidable, and opposed them with a double fire from the flank and front.— They many times endeavoured to change, but without determination. Some more bold skirmished with us, but they were received by the balls of the carabineers placed before the battalions. In fine, after having remained a part of the day at about half cannon shot- distance, they commenced their retreat and disappeared.— We may estimate their loss at about 300 men killed and wounded. " We had marched during eight, days, in want of every thing ; and in one of the hottest climates in the world. On the morning of the sd Thermidor, we perceived the Pyra- mids. BATTLE OF THE PYRAMIDS. " On the third, at day- break, we met their advanced guard, which we pursued from village to village. At two in the afternoon, we found ourselves at the enemies entrenchments. I ordered the divisions of Generals DESAIX and REYNIER Nov. 1, to take a position to the right, between Giza and Lambabe, in order to cut off the Communication of the enemy with higher Egypt, their natural retreat. " The instant that MURAT BEY perceived the movement of Gen. DESAIX, he resolved to charge. He sent one of the bravest of his Beys, with a body of Chosen troops, who charged the troops with the rapidity of lightning; We let them approach within fifty paces, when we overwhelmed them with a shower of balls, which made vast numbers fall on the field of battle.— They threw themselves between the spaces which formed the two divisions, where they were received by a double fire, which finished their defeat " I seized ihe moment, and ordered the division of Genera! Bon, who was upon the Nile, to procced to the attack of he entrenchments; and Gen. Vial, who commanded the division of Gen. Menou, to proceed between tbe body of troops which had charged him and the entrenchments. " The columns of attack of Gen. Bon, commanded by the brave Gen. Rampon. threw themselves into the entrench- ments with their usual impetuosity, notwithstanding the fire of a great quantity of artillery when the Mamelukes charg- ed them. They went out of their entrenchments at full gallop. Our columns had time to halt, and t0 form a front to oppose them on all sides, and receive them with the bayo- net, and a shower of balls. At the same instant, the field of battle was strewed with the slain. Our troops soon carried the entrenchments. The Mamelukes, in their flight, pre- cipitated themselves in crowds on our left, but Gen. Vial was posted to receive them. A battalion of Carabineers, under whose fire they were obliged to pass, made a dreadful slaughter of them. A great number threw themselves into the Nile, and swam off. " More than 400 camels, loaded with baggage, and 30 pieccs of artillery, fell info our power. I estimate the loss of the Mamelukes at 2000 men, the choice of their cavalry. Great part of the Beys were killed or wounded. Murat Bey was wounded in the cheek. Our loss amounts to twen- ty or thirty killed, and iso wounded. During the night the city of Cairo was evacuated. All their armed sloops, cor- vetes, brigs, and even a frigate, were burnt. ON the 4th our troops entered Cairo. In the night the populace burnt the houses of the Beys, and committed many excesses. Cairo, which contains more than 300,000 inhabitants, has the most abandoned populace in the world. " The cavalry of the Mamelukes shewed great bravery. They defended their fortunes ; for there was not one of them on whom our soldiers did not find three, four, 2nd five hun- dred Louis d'Ors. " All the luxury of those people consisted in their horses and arms. Their houses are wretched. It is difficult to find a country more fertile, or a people more miserable, more ig- norant, and more stupid. They prefer a button of our sol- diers to a crown of six franks value. In the villages they do not even know the use of a pair of scissars. They have no moveables but a straw mat, and two or three earthen pots. They do not know the use of wind- mills, so that we have Constantly immense quantities of grain without any flour. The small quantity of grain which they Convert to flour, they bruise with stones ', and in some of the large villages they have mills, which are turned by oxen. " We have been continually harassed by the Arabs, who are the greatest robbers and the greatest villains on earth, assassinating the Turks as well as the French, and all who fall into their hands. The General of Brigade, MUREUR and several other Aides- de- Camp, and Officers of tbe Etat- Major, have been assassinated by these wretches. Conceal- ed behind ditches, or in trenches, upon their excellent lit- tle horses, unfortunate it is for him who strays 100 paces from the columns. Gem MUREUR, notwithstanding the representations of the great caution necessary to be observ- ed, by a fatality which I have often remarked to accompany men arrived at their last hour, was desirous to ascend alone a little eminence, about two hundred paces from the Camp. Behind it were three Bedouins who assassinatcd him . The Republic has in him sustained a real loss ; he was one of the bravest Generals I ever knew. There in this country very little money, a great deal of corn, rice, vegetables, and cattle. ' The Republic could not have a Colony of more capacity or richer soil. The climate is very healthy, owing to the freshness of the nights. Notwithstanding fifteen davs of marching, fatigues of every kind, the absolute want of wine, and everv thing else to alleviate fatigue, We have had no sickness. The soldiers have found great resources in a kind of water- melons, which are tn great abundance. " Head- Quarters, CAIRO, Aug. T9. " After giving an account of several skirmishes with the Arabs, the particulars of which is not very interesting, BUONAPARTE says: " On the 6th of July, I wrote to the Admiral to enter the port of Alexandria in 24 hours ; and if that was not practicable, to land immediately all the artillery and stores belonging to the army, and return to Corfu. I then left Alexandria, in the full assuranee that, in three days, one of these measures woulJ have been adopted. From that to the 24th of July, I received no intelligence whatever, either from Rosetta or Alexandria. A multitude of Arabs col- lecting from all parts of the desart, kept constantly within five hundred toises of the Camp. " On the 27th, at length, the report of our victories, and different positions, opened our communications. I received several letters from the Admiral, when I learned, with asto- nishment, that he remained still at Aboukir. I then wrote to him again, that he must not lose an hour, but either enter the port of Alexandria, or return to Corfu. Tbe Admiral had written to me on the ioth of July, that several English frigates were come to reconnoitre, and that he was fortify- ing himself in expectation of the enemy at Aboukir. This strange resolution filled me with the most lively alarms. I dispatched Citizen JULIEN, my Aid de Camp, with orders not to leave Aboukir, until he had seen the squadron under sail. On the night of the 1st of August the Engish attack ed him. On the moment he perceived the English squadron, Nov. *. THE he dispatched an Officer to apprise me of his dispositions and plans ; this Officer perished on the road. It seemed to me that Admire] BRUEYS Was unwilling to return to Corfu, before he had ascertained the practicability of entering the port of Alexandria ; and that the army, of which he had received no intelligence for a long time, was in a position in which it would not be obliged to retreat.— If in this cala- mitous event he was to blame, he has expiated his faults by a glorious death.— The destinies have been desirous to prove OB this occasion, as on so many others, that if they grant us a great preponderance on the Continent, they have given the Empire of ihe Seas to our rivals ; but however great this reverse, it is not to be attributed to the fickleness of Fortune. She has not yet abandoned us. Far from it; she has favour- ed us in the whole expedition in a degree surpassing all her former efforts. When I arrived before Alexandria, and learned that the English had been there a few days before with a superior force ; notwithstanding the tempestuousness of the weather, I threw myself on shore at the risk of being wrecked. I remember, at the moment when preparations were making for landing, there was a signal in the offing of an enemy's sail. ( It was the Justice, coming from Malta). I exclaimed, " Fortune, would you abandon me ? Only five day's I marched all night; at break of day I attacked Alexandria with 3000 harassed men, without cannon, and nearly without cartridges ; and in five days I became master of Rosetta, of Demonhour } that is to fay, I am already established in Egypt. " For these five days was the squadron sheltered from the enemy, however great might be their number ? Far from it ; it remained exposed during the remainder of the month of July. It received from Rosetta, about the 20th of that month, a supply of rice for two months. The english, in superior force, were for ten days in these parts. Oa the 20th July it received intelligence of our entire possession of Egypt, and our entry into Cairo ; and it was only after Fortune saw that all her favours were beeome of no further use, that she aban- doned our fleet to its destiny. I salute vou. ( Signed) BUONAPARTE." A letter from General BERTHIER of the same date, 19th August, gives an account of BUONAPARTE having establish- ed an entrenched camp at four leagues from Cairo, which kept in check the force of MURAT BEY. General LECLERC, who Commands 4000 men, Was at- tacked by a body of men as well Mamelukes as Arabs, whom he repulsed, but suffered great loss. It is said that BUONAPARTE found in Egypt, the Envoys of TIPPOO SAIB, who had been long waiting for him.-^ ( L'Echo.) BUONAPARTE has ordered his officers who died and have been killed in Egypt, to be buried at the foot of POMPEY'S PILLaR, and their names to be inscribed on iti The Directory have declared the following persons now in England, to be Emigrants, viz. PICHEGRU, BARTHELE- MI, DELARUE, WILLOT, RAMEL, and DESSONVILLE From the LONDOn PAPERS, Oct. 30. THE HAMBURGH MAIL. VIENNA, Oct. 13. Accounts have been received here, that the French trans- ports in the harbour of Alexandria have been destroyed, and that BUONAPARTE, after a severe battle, had been obliged to retreat from Cairo to Rosetta. The following are the particulars : The day before yesterday the Turkish Ambassador here received, by a Courier, dispatches from the Government of Constantinople, which were to be forwarded to London and Paris. After the arrival of the Turkish Courier, tbe following accounts were made known : The English have made an attack on the harbour of Alex- andria, to destroy the tranfports. In despite of the batte- ries which the French had erected, the English bomb- ketches, employed according to the directions left by Ad- miral NELSON, succeeded in their attempt to set fire to the French Transports which lay before the entrance of the harbour, and as so great a number of ships could not be far from each other, the fire communicated from ship to ship, till they were almost: all destroyed. According to these accounts, tiie greater part of the crews saved themselves, and only a few lost their lives. Several Venetian, Ragusan, and even Turkish merchant ships were destroyed. The Cap- tains of these ships had for a long time solicited permission to depart, but the French had constantly refused it. The operations of the English were made in conjunction with the Mamelukes, who attacked the garrison of Alexan- dria while the English manoeuvred to destroy the transports. The two ships of the line which the French had brought from Venice, and which were in the harbour of Alexandria, likewise became a prey to the flames. The second important article of intelligence which has been received from the Turkish Ambassador, Is the follow- ing : The BEYS of Egypt collected a strong force near Cairo, and, under the direction of some English Officers, on the 9th of September a severe battle took place with BUONA PARTE. The Beys found, as they expected, an obstinate opposition, but were so successful, as to drive the French from Cairo, and oblige them to retreat to Rosetta. The battle lasted almost the whole day, and a great number were killed on the part of the Arabs as well as that of the French. The Egyptians were highly incensed that the French should stile themselves Mussulmen, when it was known that they neither honoured the Prophet MAHOMET nor read and observed the Koran. The Ministry At Con- stantinople were in daily expectation of accounts that the French had Capitulated, as they could neither go backwards nor forwards, nor were certain of a supply of provisions. ( ANOTHER LETTER, SAME DATE,) BUONAPARTE has been driven from Cairo with great loss. so that his army now amounts to only Twelve Thou- sand men. After their defeat the French offered to capitu- late on condition that they should be suffered to retire un- E B 1 M B U R G H A D V E R T I S E R for molested ; but the Beys rejected the proposal, as they ex- pect a complete victory, and require an unconditional sur- render. In all the great Cities and Maritime Towns of the Turk- ish Empire, the preparations for war are continued with great activity, and the Nation daily manitests a greater en- mity to the French. P. S.— The accounts of the destruction of the French Transports in the harbour of Alexandria, 366 in number, is confirmed, as is also the intelligence that BUONAPARTE has retreated to Rosetta. CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 45. " On the 21st inst. the French Consul General at Smyrna, JEAN BON ST. ANDRE, was brought hither, under a strong escort, and sent the same day to the prison of the Seven Towers. It is said, that important papers were found in his possession, relative to a Revolution in the Ottoman States. " Yesterday we received intelligence, that the French Fleet of Transports at Alexandria had been burned. " There is a report of a great expedition against the South of France, Provence, See. in revenge for the attack of the French on Egypt." LONDON. On Sunday La Tigre, of ia guns, Capt. Sir SYDNEy SMITH, sailed forthe Mediterranean, with Presents for the EMPEROR of MOROCCO. Gen. PICHEGRU, is on board the Tigre. The THETIS man of war, Capt. Cochrane, is arrived at Portsmouth from Halifax. By the THETIS frigate, from Halifax, we have received accounts of a dreadful hurricane that took place there on the » ; th September last, and did much damage to the town and shipping. Very few of the ships were lost, and it is expected most of the cargoes will be saved. Mr. Suther- land, a young gentleman belonging to the Prevoyante, un- fortunately perished. We hear of few other lives being lost. None of the ships of war have sufFered much. Extract of a letter from ALDERNEy, dated %\ lh October. " On Sunday last a long French row- boat lugger from Cherbourg took a sloop in ballast from Mevagissey, bound to and close in with Guernsey, with which he steered up the race towards Cherbourg. A frigate from Guernsey Roads slipped out after them, and another off Cape La Hogue cut them off. The sloop in consequence came to an anchor amongst the Cape rocks, and was there left with one woman passenger, by the crew, who escaped on shore, and she was retaken by the frigate's boats.— The privateer was either sunk by the shot from the fnips, or dashed to pieces against the rocks, as we saw her disappear in an instant, and the boats returning from whence she had been. The sloop is got back to Guernsey, and the crew say that the privateer has been destroyed. This is a lucky thing, for she failed extremely well, and was very bold." It is pleasant to observe how often French ships are taken by those which once were French :— how frequently the enemy is shot with a feather from his own wing. The Fishguard, which has now captured a French frigate, is the vessel, that, under the name of La Resistance, brought over the French convicts to Wales, and paid the price of her cap- ture for the enterprize. She was taken by the St. Fiorenzo and La Nymphe ; and both these ships were French • the former being captured in 1794, in the Corsican harbour of that name ; and the latter at sea in 1780. The Fishguard, it has been said, is a 48 gun frigate, and we find it so stated in Steel's Navy List ; but it is a mistake. The books of the Admiralty ( who ought to be well inform- ed) rate her as a 38. Her commander, who by the capture of L' Immortalite, of 44 guns; ( 44 pounders, whilst she had but eighteens, and not half the number of men,) has added so much to his own fame, and that of his country, is the Captain MARTIN who, in the Santa Margaretta, took the Thames off the coast of Ireland, on the 7th of June, 1796. Capt. Newman, of the Mermaid, who so gallantly en- gaged and beat off a ship of such very superior force, is a relation of Lord BRIDPORT, and was a Lieutenant in the Royal George with his Lordship on the glorious 1st of June. How much the French must lament the capture of their Brest squadron, destined against Ireland, may appear from the reliance they placed upon such expeditions, when they had to look round for some consolation, after the destruction of their Mediterranean fleet One of their papers, alluding to this event, said, " of what importance will this defeat be to our main purpose? will it hinder us from going to Vi enna ? will it prevent those expeditions to IRELAND, which recent events have shewn may be so easily made ?" Another French paper remarked " what signifies the de- feat cf the Toulon fleet, when our Brest fleet is now strik- ing a deadly blow in the Vitals of Proud Albion The BOARD of AGRICULTURE have come to an unani- mous resolution. that their presidency, in future, shall be annually elective An elopement took place on Thursday afternoon from a boarding school near one of the most fashionable squares in the west end of the town. The Lady is Miss L— only sixteen, and the hero is of the shoulder knot ! She will have ro, oool. when of age. The pursuit of the friends is at pre- sent hot on the road to Gretna Green. On Saturday morning, four Irish seamen, latelv belonging to the Glory, of 98 guns, were executed on board the thisbe frigate, in Hamoaze, for attempting to excite a mutiny, and afterwards to murder the Officers belonging to that fhip ; and at half past twelve o'clock four other Irish seamsn, lately belonging to the said ship, were executed on board the Captain, of 74 guns, in Cawsand Bay, being implicated in the same horrible crime. It appeared upon evidence on the trial of those men, that the United Irishmen onboard, to tbe number of t* 2, had, the day before they intended to put their horrid scheme of murdering the officers into execution, presented an Address 0 the Captain of the ship, expressive of their loyalty, and gratitude to Capr. Brine and his officers— This was done merely to throw the officers off their guard. It was part of Prices of Hops in the Borough Market— New per c< m, 9I. to III. IIS.— Yearling, 7I. to 81. I4S. B A N K R U P T. William povey, of Solyhull, maltster. the plan of these desperate villains, if they were overpower- ed, or their scheme failed of carrying the ship into an ene- my's port, to run to the magazine and blow her up. TRIAL AT THE OLD BAILEY. Lad week, John Bond, a carpenter, was tried for the wilful mur- der of his Wife, which involves a curious and nice point of law- It was clearly proved, th. it the Prisoner had come in when his Wife was mending stockings, and had given her repeated blows on the side of the head, with an iron bill for cutting wood, which immediately caused her death. They previously had some words about money matters— When the neighbours came in, alarmed by the cries of murder, and were seizing the Prisoner, he wanted to go away, saying, he had done no harm, " that his Wife had killed herself, by falling on the bed- stead."— The defence set up by the Prisoner, was, that he was insane— Several witnesses were called, who swore, that he frequently behaved like a man de- prived of his senses— that he sometimes appeared like a man in despair and melancholy; declaring that he was not fit to live; and about ten years ago, that he attempted to make away with him- self, by hanging himself on a beam in the work shop, when he wasv cut down, and the rope taken from his neck. Mr BARON HOTHAM summed up the evidence very accurate- ly— His Lordship said, if the Jury were of opinion, that the Pri- soner was in such a state as not to know what he did when he committed the dreadful deed, God forbid they shoUld attempt to say he was answerable for the crime of Murder, for by the Law of England he could not be guilty of that or any other crime Under such mental derangement; but it was not enough to say, that a man is in a melancholy state, of a gloomy temper, of i splenetic disposition, apt to be distracted with gloomy fits, or dis- turbed in his mind, or that he is unhappy, or discontented or tired of life, in order to excuse him. The Jury must be satisfied, that his mind was so far deranged, that he was not a free Agent, and that he did not know what he was doing ai the time— They had heard, that some years ago, he attempted to hang himself; this showed a wild incoherent mind, but he had daily been at his work since. The people of the house in which he lived, who must have discovered it. did not think him deranged— If the Prisoner was in this unfortunate state of derangement, what should his conduct have been when he was discovered ? Very different from what it was; for his conduct was perfectly that of a man who knew the consequences of the deed he had done. He denied, the fact, he wished to get off, and said the deceased had " killed herself by fal- ling on a bed- stead." This was not the couduct of a man out of his senses. He did know what he had done, and the necessity of making his escape for it;— The question for the Jury to decide was, whether the Prisoner knew what he Was about or not? If they thought he did not understand any thing, in God's name, let them acquit him, but if they thought his real state of mind was that of an unhappy mind, gloomy, melancholy, and discontented, from various causes, or from any one cause, but that he knew what he was doing when he committed the murder, then it would be their duty to the public to pronouncc him guilty.— But if they thcught he did not know what he Was about, and that he knew no diffe- rence in the consequence of killing his wife from the killing of hii cat, GOD forbid he should be convicted. The Jury in a short time brought in their verdict— GuilTy. The Officer of the Court having asked him what he had to say for himself; why the Court should not give him judgment to die according to law ? He said, the witnesses had been telling a wrong story, he never used the bill, as he was a sinner, and hoped for mercy through CHRIST. The RECORDER then passed sentence of Death and Execution on him in the usual form. He was executed yesterday. He ap- peared very stupid and unconcerned Previous to his being turn- ed off, he spoke to several people who were near him, and acknow- ledged the guilt for which he was to suffer, but ascribed it to a mo- mentary passion. At the Old Bailey oh Thursday, John Wheeler was tried on a charge of Bigamy, and found guilty. This man, it appears, has six wives living, and lately ran off with one of his children's Grandmother /— The whole Bench of Justices was posed as to the adoption of a punishment adequate to the offence :— As most of them are married men, we marvel that they did not condemn him to pass the remainder of his days in the United Society of his six Helpmates.— He is sentenced to be Transported for Seven Years. INTELLIGENCE FROM LLOYD's LIST. " Arrived I Hamburgh, and i Irish Mails— Due, I Irish. " The Hibernia, Baylie, from Cork to Hamburgh, is taken near Dover, and carried into Calais. " The Saucy George, Burns, from Charlestown to Martinico, in firing a salute off Fort Jackson, blew up, and 7 of the crew perished. The vessel and cargo totally lost. " The Bernstorff, Eschelsden, from Havannah to Charlestown, is captured by the Prevoyante frigate, with several other vessels and sent for Halifax. The Astrea, Tinkham, from Liverpool to New Yotk, is taken by the French. " The Vriendschap, Carstinson, from London to Amsterdam has struck on an anchor, and sunk in the River. '• The Cicero, Cameron, from Liverpool to North Carolina, is wrecked near Wexford. " The Joseph & Francis, Carpenter, from Pool to Newfound- land, is captured by the Ferret privateer and sunk. " The Bushey Park, Morrison, from Jamaica to London, has been taken, retaken, and carried into Kingston. Although we had a tolerable supply of Wheat yesterday morn- ing, yet the prime, samples were taken off pretty freely at last week's prices, while the middling and inferior samples remain very dull cf fale. We had but a few arrivals of Barley or Malt ; that fine samples of both sold, much as last week. Hog Pease ready sale, and Boilers sold dearer, having few at market, Beans were more plentiful, yet they maintained their prices; and fine Oats obtained sixpence advance, having scarce any arrivals to- day. CAPTURE OF A DUTCH FRIGATE. An authentic account has just been received from Yar- mouth, that a cutter had arrived there with intelligence of a Dutch frigate having been taken bv the SIRIUS frigate, of 36 guns, Capt. R. KING, to the northward of the Texel. with 200 trOops on board.. Not a shot was fired by the Dutch- man. The English frigate was in pursuit of a second, and little doubt was entertained but she would come up with her. We have the pleasure to state in page 284, the capture of another fine, French frigate, La Loire, by the gallant Capt. DURHAM. She is very valuable, having on board Complete clothing for 3000 men, 1020 musquets, a brass field piece, See. Sic. The Anson has suffered much in her masts and rigging, and unfortunately had lost her mizen mast previous to the aCtion, whereby her opponent had a considerable advantage ; indeed La Loire is, in all respects, superior to the Anson, supposing each to have met in a complete state, therefore nothing but that superlative degree of skill and courage which so eminently distinguishes British seamen, could have been equal to such a contest, and ultimate victory. When the ANSON first attacked LA LOIRE, all her guns were double shotted, and so incessant a fire was kept up on her, that she was soon completely disabled, at length entire- ly dismasted, and reduced almost to a mere wreck. It is said that the French Navy can boast of only one more of the like kind; she is quite new, and was on her first cruize. She is gone up Hamoaze, where in due time she will be completely equipped, and then exhibit an Appearance that will challenge all the navies of Europe- for an equal of her class. She is the largest Razee in the French service, and is of the scantling and timbers of a 74. The following is a correct statement of the fate of the Brest Squadron : Le Hoche - 80, taken, but has not yet reached port. L'Immortalite 44, taken, and arrived at Plymouth. La Loire - 44, taken, ditto. La Romaine 44, escaped. La Bellone 40, taken, but not arrived in port. La Resolue 40, taken, and arrived at Greenock. La Coquille 40, taken, and arrived at Belfast. L'Ambuscade, 36, taken, ditto. La Semillante, 36, escaped. The only two ships La Romaine and La Semillante that have escaped, are expected also to be taken. The British frigate La Revolutionaire was seen in chace of one of them. The Hamburgh Mail, ( see page 285,) brings a confirma- tion of the destruction of the French transports in the har- bour of Alexandria. The whole number of transports de- stroyed was 366 as also two Venetian ships of war, and several Turkish and Ragusan vessels, which had been de- tained by the enemy. The Hamburgh Mail also brings accounts, that the Beys had rallied in very great force near Cairo, under the direc- tion of several English Officers ; and that on the 9th of Sep- tember, a dreadful conflict took place with the army of BUONAPARTE, when the Turks, as they expected, met with a very obstinate resistance : they however obliged the French to evacuate the city of Cairo, and its environs, and retire to Rosetta. The battle lasted almost the whole day, and vast numbers of the Arabs, as well as the French were killed. BUONAPARTE'S army was reduced to 10 or 12,000 men. After this defeat, it is said, he proposed terms of ca- pitulation, which were those of being suffered to return un- molested to France; these, however, were refused, as the Beys, being in full confidence of finally obtaining a complete victory, would listen to nothing less than UNCONDITIONAL SUBMISSION The crews of eight French vessels at Constantinople have been made prisoners. Since the rebels in Turkey are NO longer formidable, the Russian troops ordered through' Moldavia to Widden, it is said, will continue their march to Italy. Several magazines are said to have been established on the Austrian Hereditary Estates for the Russian columns marching to Germany. In letters from Leghorn, it is stated, that a war between the French and the KING of NAPLES is now considered as inevitable.— The former have laid an embargo upon all Nea- politan ships at Marselles and Toulon, and have demanded that Tuscany should acknowledge the New Roman Repub- lic, and consider . the POPE only. as a Secular Officer.' A Treaty of ALLIANCE is concluded betwixt GREAT BRITAIN and NAPLES. The dispatches of BUONAPARTE, published in page 284, contains many important particulars ; it is curious to observe this gasconading Commander saying, that the Arabs are the greatest Robbers, and the greatest Villains on earth."—. He might have with truth added except Myself and my Army " * ' . .. .... In one of his proclamations Buonaparte says " He ad- mires and loves the prophet Mahomet He paid a si- milar compliment to the POPE, a few weeks before he stript him of all his possessions ! BUONAPARTE, as was expected, lays the whole blame of the destruction of the French fleet on Admiral BRUEYS. That gallant man fortunately for BUONAPARTE is not alive to answer for himself.— He was therefore a fit person for the French General to calumniate. From the intercepted French correspondence now in this country, it is clear, that BUONAPARTE is guilty in this in- stance, as in many others, of the utmost falsehood and in- justice, as it appears from several letters, that Admiral BRUEYS had the most positive orders from the French Ge~ neral not to quit the Coast of Egypt upon any account. - BUONAPARTE makes the following very curious acknow- ledgement: " The DESTINIES have given the EMPIRE of the SEA, to our RIVALS." There is a curious fact stated in a new pamphlet just re- ceived from America, by the able and eloquent Mr. HARPUR., being a " Sketch of the STATE of AFFAIRS between France and America :" " The first blow ( says he) was struck by the capture of a French privateer on our coast, which had made prize of some of our ships, and then had the impudence to run into our own harbours for protection against the English cruizers 1 Such is French justice and honour They rob the unoffend- ing landlord in the street, and then run into his house for protection." The French have without a shadow of reason, or any pre- text whatever, captured above 2ooo American vessels. The virtuous DIRECTORY had the impudence to demand an enor- mous sum from the Ambassadors to be allowed to state their grievances. What says their Godness Reason to these facts ? Answer. The Directory had a share of the prizes ; and money they must have, without either rhyme or reason. The poor Hollanders have experienced another French Fraternal Hug ; their Convention has passed a bill, charging all the Trading Companies, Guilds, & C. to deliver up their papers, cash. & c. to Commissioners appointed by their respec tive Municipalities. The STOCKS have again risen two per Cent. 3 per Cent. Consols which were some months ago at 47, are now at 54- J. Bank of England Stock, which was some time ago at ixo, is now 133- 4— Omnium, which was at par, is at ij j prem IRELAND. WESTPORT, October 2o " It is with the greatest pleasure that I acquaint you of quietness and indufsry being again restored to this town and country,— General TRENCH having ordered about three weeks ago a detachment of the FRAZER FENCIBLES. ( under the command of the Major) to this place and Louisbourgh, they have completely dispelled the Rebels in the mountains, and even followed them to the Islands some were overta- ken and made proper examples of; a good many arms, with a vast number of pikes, were given up. The activity of the highlanders could only be exceeded by their brave- ry and humanity. We are, happy in having the prospect of the detachment remaining with us for the winter." HACKETSTOWN, OCT. 16. " The Rebel HOLT and his desperate banditti had kept undisturbed possession of the mountains and high grounds, till the GLENGARY HIGHLANDERS, under the command of Colonel MACDONALD, arrived here ; these, with a detach- ment from the 89th regiment, attacked the Rebels the very next morning, on the top of Lagnacilla, the highest moun- tain in the county of Wicklow ; which, till then, had been deemed inaccessible; killed several of them ; and had not the approach of night and. a very thick fog favoured the flight of the Rebels, the troops would have given a very geod account of them. They were, however, so panic- struck, that they never halted till they got to Oakwood. " This neighbourhood has been freed from their ravages ever since ; and so unremitting is the zeal and activity of the officers and men, that, notwithstanding the inclemen- cy of the weather in this advanced season, they have not slept three nights following on their beds for a month past." BELFAST, Oct. 30. " We have the best authority to say, that the report cir- culated yesterday morning, of the French having effected another landing at Killala Bay, is quite unfounded. " Yesterday evening got under weigh ( from this Lough) the Magnanime, of 44 guns, Hon. Capt. De Courcy, with her two prizes, La Coquille and L'Ambuscade, for Ply- mouth— also the Van Tromp, and two other prison ships, with French troops on board for Liverpool— but owing to adverse winds, they were all forced to put back again. " A great portion of the troops and seamen employed in the recent attempt on Ireland, were engaged in the similar disastrous attempt at Bantry Bay. Some of the most respec- table of their officers have been heard to say since they came into this harbour, that they have tried both the South and North of Ireland, and are heartily, sick of both. They say, that the French Government and themselves have been de- ceived with respect to the probability of success on a Hiber- nian shore. " We find among other authentic particulars respecting the late unsuccessful expedition against Ireland, that such is the extreme vigilance of the English, that this armament, in order to have any chance of slipping out, had been no less than three months on board from the time they embark ed at Brest, to the day they were Captured by Sir J. B. WAR- REN'S squadron. . They appear to have come with the view- of possessing themfelves of any snug farm that fell in their way, as some of them came provided with Wives, one of whom was brought to bed on board, ship.'' A great part of the time during which they were at sea, they had no other food except bread and beans." ' . .. . DUBLIN, Oct, s8. ,, -. The exportations of provisions from Cork and Limerick are resumed with the greatest spirt, which, together with the renewal of manufacturing industry in the northern and western counties, promise an accesSion of'nAtional wealth, which, with the return of good order, may soon heal the wounds our lately lacerated country has experienced. " The report of a Union with Great Britain is totally devoid of foundation ; and any other connection but that which exists at present between the BRITISH and IRISH Nations as subjects of the same Monarch, and respectively claiming the advantages of the same Constitution, as de- scribed by the Bill of Rights, is not intended, or even wilh- ed, by his Majesty's Ministers ; and that the report has been promulgated for the very worst purposes, by our Worthy Patriots. " Mr. BARON GEORGE, in his late charge to the Grand Jury of Dublin, thus neatly describes the consequences pro- duced by the Rebellion upon the wretched peasantry of Ire- land :—" The space which once was animated and filled by peaceful industry, and echoed the fong of joy and com- fort, is now a silent, desolate, and blighted waste.— Where all was harmony, discord now reigns ; and the dwelling which but lately presented the happy scene of a chearful wife and playful family closing with joy and blessing the day of honest labour, if it yet stands, rings with cries of the starv- ing orphan, and the frantic widow, cursing those wretches who seduced, or perhaps forced the husband into rebellion " But see how contradictory to plain sense and reason were the delusions to which so many, and some even of the better sort, had yielded. He who had assisted to the plunder of his opulent neighbour, what security had he a- gainst a similar fate i When the law is extinct, property be- comes precarious, and he who possesses it to- day holds it only until coveted by one stronger. How long could the plunderer hope to enjoy what he had thus acquired ? or would riches cease to be coveted because transferred to his hands ? No, a seCond, and a third spoiler would come, and while there existed a variety of strength, there would still be a variety and succession of the right of power. Let not, therefore, any man hope to rise in his fortunes against the Constitution and the Law ; the enjoyments of life are seldom truly estimated until forfeited or interrupted, and I trust that the people of this country, are taught to value, properly, those which they derived from a Government of law and order. " It must, Gentlemen, communicate the most lively feel- ings of joy to the heart of every good man, if offenders shall be reclaimed by that mercy which has been so liberally held forth to them ; but what clemeney may fail to produce, our brilliant Naval Victories and the force and spirit of the Bri- tish Army will effectually accomplish, by shewing United Traitors that their criminal chimeras are all impracticable, and inducing them to desist from an hopeless and perilous pursuit. As to the Conspirator of Rank, who by his speeches and writings, has for years inculcated mischief, those high- wrought fancies with which ambition has enveloped his un- derstanding, and those pre eminent distinctions which he pro- posed to himself in the event of a Revolution, must, in all probability, render him inaccessible to conviction. " Gentlemen, the vigilance and valour of the Loyal are still wanting to retrieve the character of the country, and to perfect its tranquillity, and, judging by the past, their exer- tions cannot be doubted j and finally, every man who in the recent unhappy crisis has rendered a service to his King and country, let him, after the example of the pious and viclori- ous Lord NELSON, ascribe to ALMIGHTY GOD all the merit of the achievement " " In the disfranchisement of HENRY GRATTAN, Esq; by the city of Dublin, in its corporate capacity, the resolution states that " From the evidence of both Hughes and Neil- son, before the Secret Committee of the House of Lords, it was incontrovertibly proved, that Mr. Grattan was put in possession of the constitution, and traitorous confederacies of the United Irishmen, which, by his oath as a freeman of the city of Dublin, and a Privy Counsellor, he was bound to make known, and therefore the Corporation of the first city in the kingdom, found themselves called upon to strike from their records, the names of such persons as were im- plicated in the charge of Confederacy against the King, and that Constitution, which gives freedom, unalienable rights and privileges to the loyal and deserving subject." The SCOTS REGIMENTS, at present serving in Ireland, have, on every occasion, distinguished themselves, by their activity and spirit, in crushing the rebellion, and repelling the late invasion ; and we, with pleasure, state the following facts as singularly honourable to the REAY FENCIBLES in particular:— The army, under the command of Gen. LAKE, pursued the French and Rebels four days successively, dur- ing which time they had neither tent or blanket to cover them, and, within the last 36 hours before the action, they had marched 40 Irish miles. In this long and fatiguing pursuit, the REAY FENCIBLES, under the command of Major ANDREW ROSS, distinguished themselves so remarkably, that, at the commencement of the battle,- when stationed in the centre of five regiments, they were ordered by General LAKE, to pass the two regiments in front, and charge the enemy, which they did, with such rapidity and spirit, that the enemy in dismay fled on their approach, without firing a foot, a general pursuit taking place, a dreadful carnage en- sued, and many prisoners. were taken. On the day after the action, Generals LAKE and TAYLOR, paid this gallant regi- ment the highest compliments, and the former would not al- low any other regiment to guard him, during the three days the army remained on the field of battle. About a month Thereafter Gen.- LAKE, being in Dublin, and hearing of the death of the Lieutenant Colonel of the regiment, he imme- diately, and without the solicitation of Major Ross, waited on Marquis CORNWALLIS, asked the Commission, and ob- tained it for him, doing not more honour thereby to this brave Officer than to himself, by his zeal in seizing the ear- liest opportunity of rewarding meritorious services. On Monday about 160 of the French troops lately cap- tured, in the Resolue frigate, were brought to Glasgow from Greenock. The officers were lodged in the Tontine Nov. i. THE Assembly Room, and the privates the new Bridewell - The concourse of spectators which attended was immense. A subscription was immiediately opened, to Which Lord DUNDAS, Major Gen. DruMMONd, and many of the inha- bitants of Glasgow contributed. From this fund, the mas- ter of Bridewell ( where the non- commissioned officers, pri- vates and sailors were lodged) was directed to provide for each man as follows :— As much good soup, boiled beef, mutton, and bread as he could eat, one quart of stout ale, and one glass of rum, to which was added, a sufficient quantity of tobacco for smoaking and chewing, While we observe the benevolent spirit which has dictated this mea- sure, we remark that the Conduct of the French Govern- ment in regard to our treatment of their prisoners, has been hitherto very calumnious. We however trust that this addi- tional instance of BRITISH GENEROSITY to an enemy sent For the express purpose of leaguing with Traitors to their KING and COUNTRY, will tend in some degree to convince these deluded victims of Tyranny, how grossly the national character has been belied by their ambitious Masters. On the 20th of August, the ship Bellona, of Clyde, ar- rived at Charlestown, with a valuable Spanilh prize, which she captured on her voyage from Jamaica to the Gulph of Mexico. The Bellona on the same voyage, took, burnt, and destroyed other seven vessels, viz. one ship, two brigs, and four schooners. On the 17th August, in lat. 29. 30, north, and long. 79. 45. west, she was struck with lightning, which carried away her main- mast, and shivered to pieces every yard belonging to it. The sails were burnt from the yards, and the ship was on fire for about forty five minutes. On Tuesday arrived in Leith Roads, the Pomona armed ship, Sir JOSEPH EYLES Commander, from the Elbe; which ship sailed some time sinCe with the trade from Leith Roads, which she escorted safe ; but no ships being ready to proceed with the Pomona at the time of her sailing, she came with- out any fleet. On Tuesday sailed from Leith Roads, the Lutine frigate, Capt. Monkton, on a cruize. And on Wednesday morning the Meteor gun- boat, Lieut. Pearson, with the trade for London. The Tilstone, a fine ship, built about three months since at Whitby, was burnt on her passage from Petersburgh, with a cargo of hemp.— This dreadful accident was occa- sioned by the Carelessness of the cook, who threw the snuff of a candle amongst parcel of oakum, and instead of im- mediately alarming the ship's company, tampered with it till it was impossible to extinguish it.— The people nar- rowly escaped with their lives, and the captain, after being in the boat 11 hours, in nearly a naked state, landed with the rest on the isle of Bornholme. On Monday se'ennight, the Church of Glenmuick acci- dentally took fire from some sparks from the chimney of a neighbouring house and although every exertion was used to suppress the flames, the church was burnt to ashes, as well as the whole stacks of corn belonging to the Rev. Mr. Brown. Friday night, about half past seven o'clock, a fire broke out on the premises of Mr. Andrew Roberton, at Ladyrig, which threatened to be attended with the most fatal conse- quences. We are happy to state, however, that although the scene of the conflagration was a barn immediately ad- joining to the stack- yard, and, notwithstanding that a part of the stack- yard itself was on fire, yet such was the activi- ty of Mr. Roberton and his servants, that the damage was confined to the destruction of the barn, with the loss « f some tups and a threshing machine, which were in it, and a single stack of wheat. The premises were fortunately in- sured in the Sun Fire Office. The fire was first discovered in the barn, but we have found it impossible hitherto to dis- cover the cause of the accident. The University of Glasgow have conferred the Degree of Doctor of Medicine, on William King, A. M. of Randalf- town, county of Antrim, Ireland. On Thursday se'ennight, the Ross shire Militia, quarter- ed at Banff, were inspected by Gen. HAY. They are an ex- cellent body of men, and made a fine appearance. Birth.— At Hadley, the Lady of John Henderson, Esq; of a daughter. Mrs. Haig of Bemersyde, was safely delivered of a daugh- ter on the 19th ult. Upon the 15th ult. was married at Arbroath, Mr. Alex- ander Stewart, bookseller there, to Miss Greig, daughter cf the late David Greig, Esq; merchant in Arbroath. Married at Stromness on the 14th ult- Mr. J. Handyside, shipmaster, Liverpool, to Miss Mirabella Knarston, daugh- ter of Mr. Hary Knarston, merchant, Stromness. Died at Bombay, the 20th of May last, much regretted, Doctor Spink, Member of the Hospital Board for that Pre- sidency. Walter Ferrier, Esq; of Somerford, died there on the 45th ult. Died here, on Sunday the 28th inst. Mr. James Ramsay, writer to the signet. Miss Anne Campbell, only daughter of the late William Campbell of Fairfield, died here on the i8 h ult. On the 1st of August last, died at Jamaica, Capt. Wemyss, of the 63d regiment. On the 12th ult. died at Tain, Mrs. Ross, wife of Wil- liam Ross, Efq; late of Invercharon, and daughter of the deceased David Ross of Inverchasley, Esq; Died, on the 21st ult. at Aberdeen, William Scott, Esq; late of London. Died at Glasgow, the 9th ult. Mr. John Clarkson, A- chitect. Died here on the 26th ult. Mr. James Tate, Brush manu- facturer. Died on Saturday se'ennight, Michael Gilbert, of Lap- worth, in Warwickshire, aged 83 ;— a man who circumna- vigated the globe with Admiral ANSON ; was at the taking of the rich Acapulco ship, near Manilla ; has been a priso- ner in Turkey ; and at length made his exit near the place of his nativity- « EDINBURGH ADVERTISER for AYR, Oct. 22 » . t Friday, a Purse was run far, and won by Colonel Hamilton's Master Robert Mr. Fletcher's c. m. Eliza « 2 2 Mr. Kincaid's Rosemary - - 3 3 " The Races here were never known to afford equal sport. M The following Gentlemen are chosen Stewards for the ensuing year, viz. i Archibald Campbell. Esq; of Blythswood Robert Fletcher, Esq; of Bailinshae, William Muir, Esq; of Caldwell, Lieutenant- Colonel John Montgomerie. Prices of best Oat- meal at Edinburgh, 13d. per peck.— Potatoes, 6d.— Herrings, 8 a- penny. ERRATA in last Advertiser— In the County of Perth-, lie.— read, in the County of Fife and for Lands of Easter Bahymond, read Easter Balrymond, & c. SEQUESTRATIONS, See. Creditors of TIMOTHY FISHER, late Dyer in Camlachie, to meet in the Counting- house of Francis. Blaikie, merchant in Glasgow, on the 22d inst. at 11 o'clock, to decide on an offer of composition. STATE of the THERMOMETER since our last. Arrived at Grangemouth.— Jean, Bain with oak timber; and Friendship Sclanders, with grain and goods, both from Bremen. The brig Hercules, Neil, of Ayr, which sailed from the Sound on the 3d September, with convoy, was lying at Christiansand, Norway, on the 16th September, all well, The brig Ranger, Crane, of Aberdeen, was atfb, then all well, at Christiansand. The Crescent, Barclay, is arrived at Jamaica from Clyde. SOUND INTELLIGENCE. . Passed Downwards, Oct. 16. Margaret, White; 17. Helen, Wishart; Olive Branch, Taap; Britannia, Paterson. The few upward bound that were to windward sailed yesterday, and the rest are gone to- day, but some of then are still in sight, as there is scarce a breeze to give them steerage away.— Oct. 17. Wind SE. blowing very hard.— Oct. 18. more moderate.— 19. ESE. fresh breeze.— 20. WSW. a W. a WNW. little wind. ELSINEUR, Oct. 19, 1798. LEITH, Nov. 2.— Arrived, Britannia, Nisbet; Kelso Packet, Moor, from London; Bridport, Ellis, from Inverness; Generous Friends, Dixon, from Hull; Peggy, Milne, from M'Duff; Bar- bara, Bald, from Ipswich ; Unity, Carter, from Stockton, all with goods; Three Brothers, Brown, from Berwick; Hope, Charters, from London, with wheat; Lady Salton, Nicol, from Stornaway; Perseverance, Sharp, from Janerer, with herrings; Isabella and Peggy, Abbot, from Dundee, with tar.; Jean, Greig, from Lochaber, with kelp; and Supply, Anderson, from Eye mouth, with barley. Sailed, Friendship, Milne, for Aberdeen; Thomas and Mary, Trott, for Blackney; Berwickshire Packet, Cumming, for Lon- don ; Beausoy, M'Laren, for Hull; William and Thomas, White, for Berwick; William and Elisabeth, Munto, for Inverness, all with goods. • N O T I C E. AYOUNG LADY of from 25 to 30 years of age, left her Friends on Saturday last, and has not Once been heard of.— If the Young Lady will return, any little disagreement that has oc- casioned this step will be adjusted; and it is intreated that any per- son with whom a Lady of this description may lodge, will send in- formation to the Printing office, where she is to be found. STATE LOTTERIES. The IRISH LOTTERY The BRITISH LOTTERY Begins drawing 19th Novem- Begins drawing nth February ber 1798. 1799. The TICKETS and SHARES are now ON SALE BY THOMSONS & CO. At their LICENCED STATE LOTTERY OfficE, No. 8,— Soutb Bridge Street, Edinburgh. Present Prices. IRISH Half, L. 4 4 O I BRITISH Half, L. 7 4 o Fourth, 2 3 0 j Fourth, 3 13 6 Eighth, 1 4 o I Eighth, 1 17 6 Sixteenth, o 11 o I Sixteenth, o 19 o Registering, SIXPENCE each Number. The Prices have already got up, and are likely to be much higher — intending purchasers would therefore do well to buy early. Country Correspondents, by remitting Bills at sight or a short date, Post office orders, or Cash, may have Tickets and Shares sent them the same as if personally present. Letters ( POST PAID) ul answered,— Schemes Gratis. IRISH STATE LOTTERY Begins Drawing 011 MONDAY the 19th November 1798. THE TICKETS ARE SOLD, And Divided into HALF, FOURTH, EIGHTH, SC. SIXTEENTH SHARES, B Y JOHN WHITE AND CO. At their Licenced State Lottery Office OpposiTe TO THE TRON CHURCH, EDINBURGH ; Where, No. 19,982, the first drawn Ticket . In the LAST BRITISH LOTTERY, intitled to ONE THOUSAND POUNDS, Was Sold in One Fourth, Two Eighths, and Eight Sixteenths. And in former Lotteries, Two of L. J, oeo j Seven of L. 1,000 Three of 2 poo | Nine of too TICKETS AND SHARES, FOR THE BRITISH STATE LOTTERY Which begins drawing the nth February, are also Selling in variety of Numbers. PRESENT PRICE OF SHARES: IRISH Half L.. 4 4 o BRITISH Half, L. 7 4 0 Fourth, 2 3 Fourth, 3 13 6 Eighth, J 2 o Eighth, I 17 6 Sixteenth, o II o Sixteenth, o 19 o ' • J. WHITE & Co. recommend purchasing early; Tickcts having already advanced, and are likely to be much higher. Commissions with Cash, or Bills at a short date, executed on same terms as if personally present. Schemes gratis,— Letters ( post- paid) duly answered. NELSON'S GLORIOUS VICTORY. ? This Day is Published, by Peter Hill, Edinburgh, and J. WALLIS, London, price One Shilling, coloured, WALLIS's ACCURATE PLAN OF THE POSITION OF THE FRENCH FLEET UNDER ADMIRAL BRUEYS, THE BRITISH FLEET COMMANDED BY ADMIRAL NELSON, At the Commencement of the Glorious Action fought in the Bay of Shoals, Aug. 1, 1798— to which is added, An Account of the . Engagement, lists of the Number: of Guns and Men in each Fleet, of those taken, burnt, sunk,. or escaped, with a List of the Killed and Wounded. Of whom may be had, just Published, price Is. coloured. A MAP, intended to illustrate the FUTURE OPERATIONS of BUONAPARTE and his Army in Egypt, India, or any of the South West Parts of Asia. Of Peter Hill may also be had, just Published, 1. Buonaparte's Expedition to the East, and the probability of his success, considered ; with a sketch of the present state of Egypt, an account of Alexandria, its two harbours, See. Ike. price 2s. 6d. 2. The History of Peter the Third and Catherine Second of Rus- . sia, in 2 vols. 8vo, with elegant Engravings of Catherine H. Peter III. Paul the present Emperor, Stanislaus King of Poland, and Prince Potemkin, price 14s. iii boards. 3. The Dramatic Works of John O'Keefe, Esq; published under . the patronage of the Prince of Wales, in 4 vols. Svo, price 11.119.- 6d. sewed. . 4. The Works of Samuel Foote, Esq; handsomely printed in 3 large vols-, 8vo. price 10s, boards. 5. Pleasant Prospects to the Good People of Great Britain, price ; Is. 6d. 6. ' The Posthumous Daughter, a novel, in 2 vol:, price 7s. in boards.- 7. Julia D'Haumont, a novel, in 2 vol, by the Rev. James Dou- glas, price 6s. fewed. 8. Bell's Pantheon, 2 vols. 4to, full of Elegant Plate-, price ?!. 2s. in boards, AND All the NEW PUBLICATIONS is they came out. THIS DAY ARE PUBLISHED, Handsomely Printed, in 3 vols. Royal 12mio, and illustrated beautiful Engravings, from Original Designs, Price 12s. 6d. in boards, or 15s. bound, THE WORKS OF DON FRANCISCO DE QUEVEDO Translated from the Spanish. CONTAINING T. The Life of Quevedo, with Critical Observations on his Writings. 2. His Seven VisiOns, viz. of Alguazil, Death and her Empire, the Last Judgment, Loving Fools, the World, Hell, and Hell Reformed. 3. Curious History of the Night Adventurer, 4. Life of Paul the Spanish Sharper, in two Books. 5. Fortune in her Wits. 6. Proclamation by Old Father Time. f. A Treatise of all things whatsoever, past, present, and to come. 8. Letters on several occasions. Edinburgh, printed for MUNDELL & ; and sold in London by T. WRIGHT, Piccadilly. COUNTY OF EDINBURGH. AGENERAL MEETING of the TRUSTEES for the HIGH ROADS In the County of Edinburgh, will he held within the Old Judiciary Court- house of Edinburgh, or. Tuesday the 13th day of November inst. at 12 o'clock noon, at which the trustees are requested to be present, as the meeting will have occasion to sign assignations for money then proposed to be borrowed by some of the Districts, which cannot be done without a full quorum. In absence of Lord Advocate, JAMES CLERK, Convener'. THE NOBLEMEN, GENTLEMEN, and others, Subscribers _ for Mr. NICOL's Treatise on FOREST PLANTING, are respectfully informed, that that Work is now is the Press, and Will be ready for delivery in a few weeks, of which, further intimation will be given. The work is printing in an elegant manner, on a fine demy paper, and will form a volume upwards of 400 pages, large octavo. The price to subscribers 8s. in boards. Supscriptions wjll continue to be received till the 25th December, by Messrs. Dicksons and Co. seedsmen; Creech; and Bell & Bradfute, booksellers, Edin- burgh; M'Assan & Austin, seedsmen, Glasgow; and Dickson & Brown, seedsmen, Perth. . *,*• In the opinion of Men, eminent for their knowledge on this, subject, " the work in view contains much new and interesting matter; and, it is thought, may be highly advantageous to the Landed Interest, whether in point of setting forth the Methods of Cultivating Young Timber Trees, or in that of reclaiming Neglect- ed Plantations, and the Management of Natural Woods. WANTED, ASCHOOLMASTER to teach English, Latin, Arithmetic, and Writing, for Twelve Months in a private School in LESLIE, Fifeshire, the number of the scholars not to exceed Forty- five; the encouragement Twenty- five Pounds Sterling. Such as intend to appear as Candidates, must attend on or before Monday the 12th November, at twelve o'clock, the time of Election. None need apply without proper Certificate... Not to be repeated. A SCHOOLMASTER WANTED, For the Parish of ORWELL. THIS Populous parish is provided with a large and uncommon- ly elegant School- house, a commodious dwelling- house for the master, and a good garden. , The salary is the maximum; the school fees were, a few years since, considerably raised. The school is in a thriving condition, the number of scholars usually attending It up- wards of an hundred. The offices of Precentor and Session ' Clerk, to which the master has the chance of being chosen, add consider- ably to the emoluments. The master must be well qualified to teach English, on the most approved plan, the Greek, latin, and French Languages ; likewise. Writing, Arithmetic, Book- Keeping, Geography, and the Practical parts of the Mathematics, branches of Education commonly taught in this school. Candidates are hereby directed to wait upon the Rev. Mr. Pa- trick Spence, minister of the parish, or to transmit to him ample cer- tificates of their moral character, and of their abilities and success in teaching, before the 9th of November inst. on which day there is tl. be a meeting of Heritors, who propose then to settle the man whom they judge to be best qualified. Candidates requested personally to attend that meeting, at Milnathort. NOTICE to tbe CREDITORS of ROBERT FISKIN, Ship- master in Perth. AS the Funds of the said Robert FISKin are now recovered; and as it is intended to divide the same among the creditors as expeditously as pOssible, it is requested that such of the creditors as have not already lodged their claims and affidavits thereon with George Condie, writer in Perth, will do so, betwixt and the 1st December next, certifying those who sail, that the funds will then be divided among such of the Creditors as shall have lodged their claims AS above Not to be repeated. 2S8 THE LaNDS TO SELL. To be SOLd by public roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday the 21st day of November, 1798, at two o'clock afternoon, if not previously disposed of by private bargain, THE LANDS of FAIRLIEHOPE, in the parish of Linton, and shire of Peebles. These lands consist of about 1OOO Scots acres of excellent dry sheep pasture, abound in muir game, and are situated within 14. miles of Edinburgh, and within half a mile of the - turnpike road leading to Biggar and Leadhills. The river North esk has its rise in the grounds, and far above two miles forms , the march of the Lauds on the east side, and also the boundary betwixt the counties of Tweeddale and Mid- Lothian. In one of the hills upon the estate two regular veins of mineral clay and spar have been discovered, which, in the opinion of judges, bear good appearances of lead. The lands hold of a subject superior, and are at present let at II3I. Sterling gross rent, upon a lease which will expire at Whitsunday 1807. The articles and conditions of sale, and title- deeds of the proper- ty ( which are clear,) arc in thc hands of Messrs. Johnston and Stra- chan, writers to the signet, to whom application may be made for further particulars. SALE OF LANDS IN STIRLINGSHIRE. Ta be SOLD by public roup, upon Friday the 9th of November 1798, betwixt one and two afternoon, within the house of Mrs. Smith, vintner, west end of Linlithgow, and entered to at Mar- tinmas next, THE LANDS of WESTER GILMEADOWLAND, lying in the parish of Muiravonside, and shire of Stirling, and be- longing to the heirs of William Phaup, late writer in Madiston. The lands are all arable, measure forty- eight Scots acres,. and lie about , one mile and a half west from Linlithgow Bridge, are divided with ditch and hedge into five inclosures, with strips ot Planting between each inclosure, and a thriving best of Planting round the whole, and there is a good Farm Steading on the Lands. For further particulars apply to James Taylor, writer in Linlithr gow. in whose hands the title deeds may be seen ; or to Mrs. Phaup, at Madiston.— Mrs. Phaup's servant will shew the Lands. TO BE SOLD, And entered to at Martinmas next, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, 0n Wednesday the 7th day of Novem- ber 1798, betwixt the hours of one and two afternoon THE FARM of CLINKMILN, with the teinds, parsonage, and vicarage thereof, situated within a mile of the town of Cupar, in the county of Fife ; to be held of a subject superior, for payment of a trifling feu- duty. It consists in whole of upwards of eighty English acres. It is all substantially inclosed, and divided into eight fields, principally with stone and lime walls, in good repair, and each of them is well watered. It is presently in excellent order. There is a steading of houses on it, sufficient for the accommoda- tion of a tenant, and though let on a lease, current till the term of Martinmas 1815, ( for L. 174: 4s.: 3d. Sterling of money rent, with eleven hens or ducks, thc tenant being likewise bound to drive nine cart loads of coals, carriage free yearly, or in the proprietor's option, to pay one shilling Sterling for each hen or duck, and five shillings Sterling, for each cart load of coals,) the tenant has granted an ob- ligation, to renounce the possession of it, at any period during the lease, when required so to do by the Proprietor, of which a purcha- ser will have it in his power to avail himself, if he judges it proper. There is a good Whin Stone Quarry 0n these lands, and a com- mand of water sufficient for carrying on the business of a distillery, or other work, requiring such accommodation, which, from their local situation. might be advantageously, done. As also, the PROPERTY in CUPAR MUIR, which belongs to Mr. Robertson of Balgarvie, lying about a mile west from Cupar, likewise to be held of a subject superior It consists of between 40 and 50 acres; about 16 of them have been lately trenched, dunged, limed, and laid down properly in grass. The rest of them is occu- pied by a remarkable fine thriving Fir Wood, about thirty years old. There has been built and finished substantially, within these three years, a Dwelling- house, Stable, and Byre, on this property. There is a free Stone Quarry on it, which never has been wrought, and it forms a squarc, affords an elegant situation for a gentleman of taste to build on, and is inclofed by a ditch, a thriving hedge, and a strong railing. Further particulars may be learned, by applying to Edward Bruce, Clerk to tbe Signet, and the premisses will be shewn by David Birrell, Tenant in Easter Balgarvie. EDINBURGH ADVERTISER for HOUSES, SHOPS, AND AREAS, IN EDINBURGH, AND GROUND AT WESTER DUDDINGSTON FOR SALE. To be SOLD by Public Roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday the 14th day ot November curt, at two o'clock afternoon, I.— THE SUBJECTS in POTTERROW, called CLARK's LAND, possessed by Mr. William Lowrie, tool- maker, and others. The Area of these subjects extends 59 feet in front of the Potterrow, and 128 feet eastward to Doctor Monro's property; and, being in the immediate vicinity of the College, it affords an eligible situation for building. II.— The SHOP on the west side of Currie's Close, Castlehill, possessed by George Blyth, and the shop on the east side and cellar, possessed by David Anderson. III.— The FIRST, SECOND, and FIFTH FLATS of Clark's land, Castlehiil, possessed by Mr. Carlisle, Mr. Mitchel, and Mrs. Finley, each consisting of four rooms, kitchen, and other conveni- encies. The First flat has also a Cellar. IV.— That PIECE ot GROUND or INCLOSURE, at Wester Duddingtton, called the FOREBANK, consisting ot about 7 acres or thereby, of fine arable land possessed by James Lawson. It lies on thc south east declivity of Arthur's Seat, commanding a line prospect of Lord Abercorn's policy, Musselburgh bay, and the sur- rounding country, and is well adapted for a Villa. Apply to Mr. James Skinner, writer in Edinburgh, or to Messrs Gibson and Oliphant, writers to the signet, who will show the titles and receive offers tor private sale. LANDS IN ARGYLLSHIRE FOR SALE. To be SOLD by warrant of the Court of Session, by public auction, in the Royal Exchange Coffee- houfe, Edinburgh, 011 Thursday 13th December next, at one o'clock afternoon, in place of the 19th November, appointed for a Public Thanksgiving, THE LANDS of LOCHBUY, in Argyllshire, holding of the Crown, at least so much thereof as shall be necessary for pay- ing thc debts of thc late John M'Laine, esq; and the deceased Capt. Archibald M'Laine, formerly of Lochbuy. These lands are situated in the Island of Mull, and shire of Ar- gyle. They consist of upwards of 44,000 Scots acres, and will be exposed in the following Lots:. LOT I.— Tapul, Coilemore, Seobul, Tiroran, Knockroy, Camus, and Shiconnell, with the Miln thereof. I. o r : i — Coliachelly, Kilbeg, Gruline, Torlochan, and Gedder- lie. Bentilla, comprehending Leadery, Bradilaultach, Bradildugh, Tomslea. and Corrygarrain LOT III — Stallastle, Garmony, Liderke Fishnish, Baliameonoch, Corrynahenoch, with thc Miln thereof, Letter, Pennygown, Cor- rachle, Rohill and Derrynaningle. LOT. IV.— Moy, Cameron, Glenbyre, and Innigant, Derinaculen, and Rossal, Beinad, Kinlochspelve, Laggan, Descaig, and Glendihi- dH, Barichendroman, Garmonyroich, Drimnatyne, Crogan, and Irridale. N. B.— As much Superiority will be added to each of the above Lota as will afford a Freehold Qualification, i On Lot IV besides the Castle of Moy there is a large convenient Mansion- house, lately built, with suitable offices, and a well stocked garden, most delightfully situatcd at the extremity of the Bay of Lochbuy. - lots 2 and 3 will be exposed either in one lot or in Separate lots as purchasers may appear As the most of this estate is at present out of lease, and very im- proveable, a great addition of rent may be expected upon granting leases. The extent of the arable and improveable land is distinctly pointed out by a late survey of the estate. The whole of it is plea- santly situated, has many excellent situations for manson houses, and abounds with game and fishing of all kinis. And there are natural woods upon the property, and planted wood at Moy and' Scalasdale, at which last mentioned place there is likewise a good Garden, containing fruit trees. For particulars, application may be made to Lieut. Col, Mac- Laine at Moy by Auchnacraig,. or to Mr. Campbell, W. S. St. James's Square, who will show the plans and surveys of the estate, and give any other Information that may be necessary 179S. Nov. 2. LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE. To be SOLD by public auction, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, on Thursday the 15 th day of November 1798, at six o'clock afternoon, THE LANDS & ESTATE of KINCARDINE, with the ex- tensive WOODS thereof, and certain Crofts within the burgh of Ochterarder, lying in the parishes ot Blackford and Ochterarder, and shire of Perth, half way between Perth and Stirling. The lands are of great extent, and capable, as the lands in that vicinity are well known to be, of very- great improvement at a mo- derate expence; and there are excellent situations for a Mansion- house, and great scope for laying out pleasure grounds. The present rent is about L. 400, and the leases expire at 1803. It affords a Freehold Qualification in the County. The title- deeds, rentals, and leases are in thc hands of Mr. Camp- bell, St. James's Square, to whom any offer for a private bargain previous to the day of sale may be sent. ESTATE IN CLACKMANANSHIRE, TO BE SOLD THE I. ANDS and ESTATE of SHAW PARK, SAUCHIE, and SHEARDALE, lying in the parishes of Clackmanan, Tilliecoultry, and Dollar. the house of Shaw Park is elegant and well built, fit for the im- mediate reception of a large family, with suitable offices of all sorts, kitchen garden, walled and planted with all sorts of fruit trees. The pleasure ground, which has been laid out at great expence, lies in the centre of an extensive domain, richly diversified with wood and water, hill and dale, and subdivided for thc purpose of pasture and hay. The estate consists of nearly i8co Scots acres, of which about 300 acres are covered with valuable and extensive woods, of all ages and sorts, among which is a quantity of full grown timber, fit for cut- ting. The estate is almost wholly inclosed and subdivided with ex- cellent hedges and hedge rows. the present yearly rent is 16951. I js. 5' Jd. but as a considerablc part of this rent is drawn from inclo- sures, let from year to year for pasture, and as many of the leases are near expiring, a great rise may be depended on. There is upon the estate an almost inexhaustible field of coal with- in two miles of the port of Alloa, long celebrated, and an establish- ed favourite in all the markets, and now at work to great advan tage. An extensive iron- work has likewise lately been established 011 the premises. The estate affords five Freehold Qualifications in the County, and is, upon the whole, one of the most compleat and desirable pur- chases that has been offered to the public. For further particulars, please to apply to John Spottiswood, Esq; Sackville Street, London, or Thomas Smith, writer, Argyll square., Edinburgh.— A considerable part of the price may remain 111 the purchaser's hands. SALE OF LANDS IN THE COUNTIES OF HADDING- TON, PEEBLES, AND SELKIRK. To be SolD by public roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, the 21st day of November, 1798, at one o'- clock afternoon, THe LIFE INTEREST of ALEXANDER LORD ELI- BANK, in the Lands and others after- mentioned, viz. IN THE COUNTY OF HADDINGTON, EAST- LOTHIAN. The I. ANDS and BARONY of BALLENCRIEFF, with the Mantion house, Garden, Hot- house, Parks and others, as present- ly possessed by John M'Leod of Colbecks, Esq; Also the Lands of BALLENCRIEFF MAINS, Myreton, Lochill, Redhouse, Stanta- lane, Prora, Gladsmuir and others, with the Houses in the Village of Ballencrieff, and pertinents of the same, and growing Timber 0n thc Estate. Tha Timber consists of Oak, Ash, Scots and Eng- lish Elm, Beech, Fir and other trees of various dimensions and ages, and part thereof is of great value. The mansion house is large and commodious( and in complete repair. The hot- house and garden are also in good condition, and the garden, stocked with trees of the best kinds. The free rent of these lands is at present L. 2,000 Sterling per annum, but at the expiry of thc current lease, a very considerable rise may be expected. The grcatest part of the lands lie in thc most fertile part of the County of East- Lothian. IN THE COUNTY OF PEEBLES. The ESTATE of BLACKBARRONY, comprehending the Lands and Mansion- house of DARNHALL, with the Parks thereof, Garden, Pleasure Grounds, See. all as presently possessed by Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, Bart Also the LANDS of HATTONKNOW, Darnhall Mains, Eddlestone, Mill and Mill lands, with the Customs of the Fair, and Patronage of the Church of Eddlestone, also the houses in tho village, and growing Timber on the estate, which is of considerablc value, and consists of Ash, Oak, Limes, & c.— Likewise the Lands of Kinglands, ly- ing near the town of Peebles. The Mansion- house of Darnhall is also large and commodious, the situation is dry, and there are fine trouting rivers, and plenty of game in the neighbourhood— the present rent of these lands is near I-. 6co per annum, but at the expiry of some of the leases, a considerable rise of rent will be got. . IN THE COUNTY OF SELKIRK. The Lands and Tenantry of ELIBANK, as presently possessed by William Laidlaw, at the rent of L. 20O Sterling per annum.— These lands are of great extent, are situated on the banks of the river Tweed, and are remarkable for excellent sheep pasture.— There is a most thriving natural wood on the lands, consisting of Oak, Birch, and others, and which will be fit for cutting a few years hence. The lands in each of the three counties wiil either be exposed in one Lot, or in such smaller lots, as may be most agreeable to purchasers, and it is proposed that the Timber on the estate of Ballencrieff, shall be sold along with the House, Garden, ind Grounds, presently possessed hy Mr. M'Leod, and that the Tim- ber on the estate of Darnhall shall be sold along with the Mansion- house Garden, and Parks of Darnhall presently possessed by Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch but subject always to such future ar- rangements as may appear to be more agreeable to purchasers — The estate in East Lothian, with a particular rental thereof, will be shown by Mr. Fraser, Sheriff Clerk of Haddington, and the estate in the Counties of Peebles and Selkirk, by Mr. Needham, at Whitelaw Bank, near Darnhall. Any person Wanting further information. and to see the condi- tions of sale, state of the current leases, plans, & c. may apply to Messrs. Alexander Duncan, and James Walker, writer to the sig- net, at Edinburgh. LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE. ( Upset PRICE REDUCED TO L. 7000 STERLING.) To be SOLD by public roup within the Trades Hall of Dundee, on Thursday the 15th November 1798, at 12 o'clock noon, THE lands and Estate of LAURIESTON, and MILL and J. MILL LANDS of TROTTICK, lying in the parish of Long- forgan, and shire of Perth, about eight miles west from Dundee, and three from Polgavie, a shipping port in the Carse of Gowrie. The lands consist of 300 acres or thereby, of which nearly £ 0 are under planting, chiefly above 21 years old, in thc most thriving condition. A bed of marle, not exceeding three feet from the surface, has been lately discovered on the lands ot Laurieston, which will great- ly enhance their value. Besides, there is an excellent Free Stone Quarry on the estate. There is a good Mansion House on Lanrieston, and a Garden, consisting of , t- 4ths of an acre, inclosed with high walls, covered on both sides with fruit trees of the best kinds; and the steadings and office houses are in good repair. ' This estate commands an agreeable view of the river Tay. The lands hold of subjeCt superiors for payment of very trifling feu- duties. Application may be made for further particulars to Thomas Mawer, writer in Dundee, trustee on the sequestrated estates of John Wemyss and Sons, merchants there, who will shew the title- deeds, plan, rental of the estate, with the articles of roup, or to James Campbell, W. S. Edinburgh.— Ebenezcr M'Killop, school- master in Abernyte, near Laurieston, will shew the premises. I. ANDS IN PERTHSHIRE FOR SALE. To be SOLD by Private Bargain, THE LANDS of BALGERSHO, lying in thc parish and vi- cinity of Cupar Angus, consisting of about 230 acres Scots measure On the premisses is a Bleachfield and an Oil Mill. The whole produces of clear rent L. 307, 7s paid by good tenants. These lands hold of a subject superior for payment of 11 of yearly feu- duty. If they are not sold in one lot betwixt and Martinmas first, they will be exposed to public roup, on a day to be afterwards fixed, in the following lots. I. The BLEACHFIELD, with the Ground south of the old Perth road, consisting of about 22 acres. 7. The OIL MILL, with the Ground east of thc road from the bridge of Balgersho to Cupar, consisting of about 29 acres. The remainder is in three distinct farms, and, with the houses and garden, may be sold together or separately, as purchasers may incline. for further particulars inquire of Geo. Wright, Esq; of Lawton, by Perth; or Mr. John Ogilvie, writer, Dundee; with each of Whom may be seen a plan and measurement of the lands. Patrick SOutar, at Oil- mill of Balgersho, will show the lands. FARMS IN TWEEDDALE AND ARGYLESHIRE, to LET ON LEASE, Entry to the Houses and Grass_ at Whitsunday 1799, and to the Arable Land at the separation of that crop from the ground. TWEEDDALE. tHE Farm of BORELAND, containing about 49 acres infield, 140 outfield, 539 pasture, and 4c muir and moss, Scots mea- sure, besides a right of casting divot on North- Shield Muir. The Farm of MILKIESTON, containing about 68 acres infield, 242 outfield, 198 pasture, and 40 muir and moss, Scots measure, with an cxtensive sheep pasturage on the common. ARGYLESHIRE. The Farms of AUCHMORE and DUNLOSKIN, lying conti- guous, and containing each about 50 acres of excellent arable infield, besides an equal considerable quantity of outfield, and 900 of the very best muir grounds, 700 of which is presently possessed with the farm of Auchmore, and about 200 with Dunloskine. The farms in Tweeddale are of great extent, partly arable and partly for sheep; are situated in the parish of Eddleston, adjacent to the village of that name on the post road, within four measured miles of Peebles, and sixteen of Edinburgh, where there is a ready market. And, The farms in Argyleshire are near Denoon, and within six- miles of Greenock. These farms are at present considered very moderately rented. Proposals in writing, may be given in to William M'Farlane, writer to the signet, No. 14. North Frederick Street, New Town, Edinburgh. '* ARGYLL- SHIRE. THE ESTATE of GLENFEACHAN is to be SOI. D by pub- lic roup, wirhin the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, upon Monday the 12th of November 1798, between the hours of two and three afternoon. This Estate is worthy the attention of Gentlemen wishing to pro- cure a pleasant and comfortable residence in the Highlands of Scot- land, as few, if any, are to be met with possessed of equal advan- tages, both natural and acquired. It is situated on Lochfeachan, an arm of the sea near to the port of Oban, in the beautiful country of Lorne. The soil is excellent, and the farms in general, extensive. The mansion house is neat, and fit for a genteel family, having ser- vants apartments, and a new court of offices, in the highest or- der. there is an excellent garden, stocked with choice fruit trees, and the garden wall, gardener's house, & c. in good Order. Also, a thriving orchard, and extensive plantations, containing a variety of trees. the Woods upon the estate are of considerable value, and there is the appearance of a valuable lead Mine on one of the farms. The Water of Feachan affords abundance of Trout, and there is a Salmon Fishing, and the greatest variety of sea fish. The moors are the best in the country for game. The free rent is about X.. 450 Stirling, the particulars of which, with a plan and, measurement of the lands, and the, title- deeds, may be seen by applying to Mr. Keith, accountant or Mr Ferrier, W. S. Edinburgh, either of whom will give every other informa tion defired, and will receive private offers for the purchase of the estate betwixt and the day of sale. EDINBURGH: Printed for JAMES DONALDSON, and Sold at the PRINTING- OFFICE, Castle- hill, where, and at the EDINBURGH ADVERTISER. OFFICE, at the Cross, Orders and Advertisements are taken in — This Paper ia regularly published every TUESDAY and FRIDAY.— The price of a Single Paper is SixpenCe:— L. 2 : 12s. per Annum, when Called for :— L. 2 : 4s. when Delivered at any house in Edinburgh, the Suburbs, or in Leith ; L. I : 16s. when Sent by Post ( free of postage) to any Town in Scotland or england and L. 3 : is. when sent to Ireland. Advertisements and Orders taken in by Mr. WILLIAM TAYLER No. 5, Warwick Square, London, where this Paper is regularly filed.
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