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The Northampton Mercury

31/08/1805

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Date of Article: 31/08/1805
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ortfmmirtan Vol. LXXXV. { Ready Money is expected | No. 26. ( with Advertisements. ) s ATURDAY. AllgUSt 31. 1805. PRICE SIXPENCE, * Stamp- Duty - 3 § d. ' ( Paper and Print Sunday and Tuesday's Posts. From the LONDON GAZETTE. WHITEHALL, August 22, 1805. ALetter from the Governor- General and Council, dated Fort- William, 24th March, 1803, has been received at the East India- House, containing the following accounts from Lord Lake, of the operations of the British annv in India:— The dispatches contain a statement of the un- successful attacks by Lord Lake upon Bhurtpore, upon the 21st of January and the 20th of Febru- ary, which has already been laid before the public. Au account is also given of a most gallant stand made by Captain \ V ilsli, with a small detachment under liis command, against a considerable body of infantry, and the whole united force of cavalry belonging to Holkar,. Ameer Khan, and Bappoojee Scmdiah, which he completely routed with great daughter, and with very little loss on our side. Returx of the kHled, "- woundn1, and missing, in the tssault en Bhurtpore on the 2It/ of January, 1805.— Total— 3 Captains, 1 Captain- Lieutenant, 13 Lieute- nants, 22 Serjeants, 19 Corporals, 2 Drummers, 201 Privates, 6 Subadars, 5 Jemadars, 1.5 Havildars, 30 N » icks, 6 Drummers, 200 Sepoys, 3 Bheesties, 1 Tin- vial, 13 Lascars, and 6 Biidars. Rttxnt of the killed, - wounded, and missing, in the assault of Blmrtpore, on the 20th of February, 1805.- Total— 1 Lieutenant, 5 Serjeants, 39 Privates, 3 Su twins, 3 Jemadars, 3 Havildars, 9 Naicks, 2 Drum- mers. 77 Sepovs, 1 Bheestie, 2 Lascars, and 2 Biidars, killed; I Major, 7 Captains, 12 Lieutenants, 1 Adju- tant, 17 Serjeants, 8 Corporals, 3 Drummers, 127 Privates, 10 Subadars, 6 Jemadars, 43 Havildars, 34 Naicfcs, 1 Drummer, 413 Sepoys, 4 Bheesties, 1 Tin- dill, 10 Lascars, and 4 Biidars, wounded; 4 Privates and 11 Sepoys missing. Letter from Lord Jjike to the Governor- General, dated Head- Quarters, Camp before Bhurtpore, 9tk March, 1805. MY LORD, I have the satisfaction to transmit, for your Lordship's information, the copy of a dispatch from Major- General Smith, announcing his com- plete success in an attack on Ameer Khan's force near the town of Ufzulghur, on the 2d instant. The indefatigable perseverance of Major- General Smith, in his pursuit of the enemy since he first, crossed the Jumna, entitles that officer to my best thanks and approbation; and his mode of con- ducting the attack on the 2d instant, under cir- cumstances of peculiar difficulty, and after a very long march, must ever reflect on him the highest credit. The cavalry appear, on this service, to bare maintained, in an eminent degree, that high character for intrepidity and discipline, which they have so successfully displayed on every foraer occasion; and the conduct of both officers and men has been represented to me, by Major- General Smith, as highly meritorious. Your Lord- ship will perceive, with much satisfaction, that our loss ua th: » occasion has not been heavy, and that tile wouudtxl officers are likely to do well. I have the honour to be, & c. LAKE. Return ttf casualties in the action near Ufzu/ ghur, Msretl, 1S05.— Total— 5 Rank and Pile killed; 1 Major, 2 Captains, 1 Lieutenant, 5 Serjeants, 1 Trum- peter, and 25 Rank and File, wounded. In the fetter of the Governor- General and Council, transmitting the foregoing accounts, is the following paragraph :— " On the 24th February the Commander in Chief took np a new position on the north- east side of Bhurtpore; and his Excellency is prepared to re- commence operations against that place as soon as he shall have received supplies of stores and ammunition, which are advancing towards the army from the stations within the Company's pro- vinces at which they had been collected. The Commander in Chief expresses a confident hope of obtaining possession of Bhurtpore, before the conclusion of the season for active military ope rations in that quarter of India. 1' ( The Gazette contains an account of the capture of the Blanche frigate, Captain Mudge, bv a squadron of French ships of war; and the taking of Le Faune, one of the above French squadron, by the Camilla mid Goliath.] LONDON, August £ 7. Paris Papers to the 18th inst. have been received, which add considerable strength to the probability of an approaching rupture 011 the Continent. As long as it was in the power of Bonaparte to dis- semble on this unwelcome prospect, he used every art to persuade both the people of France, and the other nations on the Continent, that he had nothing to fear, and the English nothing to hope, from the great Powcr# of Europe. When he begins, therefore, to complain of the influence of Great- Britain on the Continent, and to revile it, we may be assured that lie finds it out of his powpr to dissemble any longer; and that Lj. uiow sees mi probability of diverting the effects ot' the indignation of all his neighbours.—- The circum- stance of principal importance is an expression used with regard to Austria, whose co- operation in any eifectual coalition against France is so es- sential. In a note inserted 111 the Moniteur, on an account which appeared in the English papers, of the detention of the American ships, beside tlie wonted declamation 011 the maritime ascendancy, or tyranny, as Bonaparte calls it, of this country, there are various observations 011 the influence which she has acquired on the Continent; and among these it is asserted, that " she is precipi- tating Austria into a war, by inducing her to make in the Tyrol and in Italy, armaments which cannot be considered but as a commencement of hos- tilities." A letter from Naples, dated August 3, state* as follows:—" O11 Friday the 2( ith of July, there was an earthquake in the greatest part of this kingdom, which was so violent that since that of Calabria, there has been none attended with similar devasta- tion. In the city of Naples 800 houses have be- come uninhabitable, and upwards of 4000 are much damaged; 40 churches have been shaken to their very foundations. The number of persons who have perished by the fall of the buildings, is not very great in this capital, but in some inland towns, which are entirely destroyed, the inhabit- ants have nearly all lost their lives. The small town of Isernia, in the county of Molese, is no- thing but a Ilea]) of ruins, and upwards of 1500 persons have perished there. At Campo- Basso, and at Bajatto, in the same province, most of the inhabitants were destroyed. Aveliuo, Montesar- Cliio, Benevento, and Aversa, have suffered amaz- ingly. At Santa Maria tie Capua, a whole com- pany of cavalry wore buried under the ruins of their barracks. At Caserta the upper stories of the houses tumbled down, and the line palace is so much damaged, that it is feared it cannot stand. — The letters from Puglia and Calabria state, that those provinces have only experienced a slight shock. Since the 26th of July Naples presents a very unusual, and indeed a dreadful spectacle. All tint inhabitants remain b « th night and day without their houses, in the plains and roads near the city. They have, during that time, slept in carriages or 011 the bare ground. The general distress has risen to the highest pitch; and it is certain, that if the earthquake had been followed by some more shocks, the whole city of Naples would have been destroyed.— In the midst of the general distraction which has taken place ever since that moment, the greatest public order has been preserved; thanks to the vigilance and courage of the Duke of Ascoli, Chief Intendant of the General Police. The Lazzaroni have not com- mitted a single robbery or murder." New- York Papers of the 20th ult. contain a translation of the new constitution of Ilayti. This most curious document is comprised in above 100 articles. The supreme command is given to Dessalines, who is called Emperor I. & c. but the Government is not hereditary. Slavery is abo- lished for ever— no particular religion is acknow- ledged by the State— and the colours of the Empire arc appropriately declared to be black and red. The determination of the Blacks to destroy all the towns, in case of an attack from abroad, is made an article of the Constitution as follows: —" At the first firing of the alarm gun, the cities will disappear, and the nation rise !* Saturday afternoon dispatches were received at the Admiralty from Lord Keith, transmitted to his Ixirdship by Rear - Admiral Douglas, who com- mands the division cruising before Boulogne. They were brought to Dover late 011 Friday night by the Spv sloop of war, Captain Bushby, and are stated to contain intelligence, that a great number of the enemy's flotilla had got out of the harbour of Bou- injury that might be done to the standing crops, from the 1st to the 14th of September next. The expence of the splendid ffite given by the Marquis of Buckingham at Stowe, amounted, it is said, to ,£. 20,000. There are nearly as many large Capitals in the present Lottery ( to begin in September), as have been - usually given to Lotteries of more than double the number of Tickets; and the money allotted to a portion of the Blanks, together with the Twenty Pound Prizes, have reduced the risk to little more than two actualBlanks to a Prize. A clergyman, a native of Caermarthenshire, has taught, gratuitously, Sunday schools in eight different counties, in nearly 30 parish churches, in 14 market towns, and in numbers of chapels and private houses, in South and North Wales; catechising the scholars, at the same time, in the great doctrines of Christianity, and in the way to present and eternal happiness. Eating the leaves of Boliea tea is stated to have effected several cures in cases of dropsy, in the course of three or four days. About two large tea- cups full of tea are infused in about a quart of water, and during the day the decoction is to be drank, and the leaves eaten at short intervals. On Monday se'nnight, ten men being at vvo/ k in one of the Silkstone coal- pits, a dreadful ex- plosion took place, owing to tli « fire- damp, when six of them lost their lives. We are sorry to learn four of them have left large families. MANOR ot' DESBOROUGH. logne" into the Bay, with troops 0.11 board. The VfOTICE is hereby given, That all unqualified • " ' , FI, E I - L^ l PEI^ ons who shall be found trespassing within whole of our force in the Downs, and along the opposite lines of the coast, are on the alert, and ready to inflict upon the enemy the chastisement which his temerity deserves, should a serious at- tempt at invasion be made. Government was occupied the whole of last week, and is still employed, in taking up a great number of transports. They are probably in- tended for the conveyance of Russian troops to the Mediterranean, or to any other point where their services may be required; and we learn that a Russian squadron of ten sail of the line is shortly expected to co- operate with us in the North Seas. The transports are to rendezvous at the Nore. The Gazette of Saturday contains the official letters of Lord Lake to the Governor- General India, detailing the particulars of the different assaults on Bhurtpore, which place still holds out; and it is reported that, in the last assault, a consi- derable slaughter was made of our troops.— It is singular with what concern we look upon the loss of British soldiers in India, when the public is so much dejected and dismayed by any reverse in Europe. But it is necessary, if the war is to be carried 011 in India, that our force must be re- cruited ; and it is no pleasant thing at this moment to be obliged to ship armies to India, when the object of sending them is so little relished by the country at large, and the extension of our power in India has been so often and so formally protested against as impolitic, by both branches of the Le- gislature. Death of the Duke of Gloucester.— On Sunday niglit died, about eleven o'clock, his Royal High- ness Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh in Great- Britain, Earl of Con- naught in Ireland, & c. Knight of the Garter, Sen. Field- Marshal of his Majesty's forces, and Colonel of the first regiment of Foot Guards, Chancellor of the University of Dublin, Ranger and Keeper of Cranbourne Chase, Ranger of Hampton- Court Park, and Warden and Keeper of the New Forest, Hampshire. His Roval Highness was born on the 25th of November, 1743, and was created a Duke and Earl by Patent., 011 the 17th November, 1704. lie was married 011 the 6th of September, 1766, to Maria Countess Dowager of Waldegrave, and daughter of the Hon. Sir Robert Walpole, K. B. by whom he had three children, viz. Sophia Ma- tilda, born May 29, 1773; Carolina Augusta Maria, born June 24, 1774, and died March 14, 1775; and William Frederick, born at Rome, January 15, 1776, a Lieutenant- General in the army, aud Colonel of the 6th regiment of Foot, llis Royal Highness received the Sacrament in the morning, which was administered to him by the llev. Dr. Duval. Yesterday at one o'clock the Physicians attended to examine the body of the late Duke of Glou- cester, when it was ascertained, that, ill addition, to the stone in the bladder, his Highness had been affected by a consumption of the liver, and a general relaxation of the intestines. He was also subject to ha; morrhoides, which, during the last month, had become extremely troublesome.— Or- ders were yesterday morning transmitted to pre- pare the urn, in which his entrails will to- morrow morning be deposited. The urn is to be of strong oak, cased with lead, and covered with crimson velvet. It is to have silver double gilt handles, to correspond with the coffin, which is ordered- to be prepared with all dispatch. The body will be in- closed in the vault of Henry the Seventh's Chapel, in Westminster- Abbey, and is to be placed on the right side of the coffin of his Royal Highness's late brother the Duke of Cumberland; and it is expected that the interment will take place' 011 Saturday week. Sunday night, at twelve o'clock, Mr. Vincent, the Duke of Gloucester's Secretary, set off express to Weymouth with the melancholy tidings to his Majesty of the death of his Royal Brother. I11 consequence of the decease of his Royal Iliglmess the Duke of Gloucester, every place of public amusement has been shut up. The follow- ing is the copy of a letter sent yesterday from the Lord Chamberlain's Office, to the Managers of the Summer Theatres:— " Six, " In consequence of the death of his Royal High- ness the Duke of Gloucester, I have received the Lord Chancellor's commands to desire that all entertain- ments at your Theatre be stopped till after the funeral of his Royal Highness. I am, Sir, your's, & c. « JOHN HALE." the said Manor, will be prosecuted as the Law directs. ( PI* It is particularly requested of Gentlemen, that they will not sport upon the Manor. Biggen, SOth Aug. 1805. MANORS OF BOUGI1TON AND PITSFORD. " TVTOTICE is hereby given, That the several - L^ l Tenants on the above Manors have received strict Orders to warn off and prosecute all Poachers and- un- qualified Persons who shall be found killing or destroy- ing the Game, or otherwise trespassing thereon ; and it is particularly requested that no qualified Persons will sport upon the said Manors without having first obtained Leave from Richard William Howard Vyse, Esq. Boughton, i& lh Aug. 1805. WOBURN, Aug. 27, 1805. • VITIIEREAS the Woods belonging to His v T Grace the Duke of Bedford, in the Parishes, of WOBURN, POTSGRAVE, ASPLEY, EVERS- HOLT, MILTON, and MAULDEN, have hereto- fore been much broke down and damaged, and the Game thereof disturbed and destroyed by Persons trespassing and nutting therein: Notice is hereby given, that all Persons hereafter found trespassing in any of these Woods will be prosecuted. WAITEKII. VM, 29th Aug. 1805. " VVrilEREAS the Woods belonging to All- Souls T > College, in the Parish of WAPPKNHAM, have been, for several Years past, dimaged by Persons nutting therein: This is to give Notice, that all Persons hereafter found trespassing in any of these Woods will be prosecuted. RICHARD BEESLEY, Woodward. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV EN, rpiIAT all unqualified Pereons found sporting - L upon the MANOR of WARKWORTH, in the SARACEN's- HEAD INN, TOWCESTER. ~ Y\ 71I. i rAM INNS be2s Leave to inform his * » Friends, Gentlemen Travellers, and the Public in general, that he is removed from the WHEAT- SUF. AF to the SARACEN'S- IIEAD Inn, where he hopes for the Continuance of their future Favours ; and at the same Time returns thetn his grateful Thanks for everv Encouragement received while at the Wheat- Sheaf. ( fdr* The Saracen's- Head Inn is commodious, well fitted up with new Beds, and has capital Stabiing; and having laid in a Slock of good WINES, LIQUORS, Sec. he hopes to merit the Favours of a generous Pub- lic, whom it will ever be his Study to accommodate. Tmirester, August 16th, 1805. AUGUST 13, 1805. TOST, or STOLEN, the following BEDFORD J BANK NOTES, viz. No. 5166, Value £. 10; and AT « . 577- 1, Value £. 5. ( f5T It is requested, that any Person who can give Information respecting them, will apply t « Mr. RAWLINS, Postmaster, Bedford; or to Mr. DODO, Postmaster, Woburn. _______ _ ON Friday Ni< rht last, between KELMAUSII and M ANTON'S CLOSE. A SILVER WATCH, No. 1803; made at Coventry; with a Steel Chain and Seal, and two Watch- Keys. Whoever has found it and will bring it to THOMAS TOWNLEY, of Maidwell, Northamptonshire, shall receive ONE GUINEA Reward. POTSGROVE, Aug. 04 th, 1805. ABSCONDED from his Family, about the 29th of July, 1805, and left them chargeable to the Parish of POTSGROVE, Beds, THOMAS CII. TRO. He is a tall, stout, raw- boned Man, about five Feet nine or ten Inches high, rather thin Visage, of a sal- low or pale Complexion, light brown Hair, inclining to a sandy Beard ; his usual Dress a short Smock- Frock ; and he lias served in the Buckinghamshire Militia. Any Person giving Information of the said THOMAS GILTRO to the Parish- Officers of Potsgrove, so that he may be had again, and brought to Justice, shall receive TWO GUINEAS Reward, of us, EDWD. TAYLOR, Churchwarden. AUGUSTUS LINES, Overseer. N. B. If the said THOMAS GILTRO will immedi- ately return to his Family, and take Charge of it as usual, no farther Notice will be taken of his past Conduct; but if not, on Ids Apprehension, he will be prosecuted to the utmost Rigour of the Law. A County of Northampton, will be prosecuted. ( f3T The Keeper has Orders to destroy all Dogs dis- turbing the Game in the Plantations. To be LETT, And entered ttpoti at Michaelmas next, AGROCER'S, HABEROASHER'S, and DRUGGIST'S SHOP, now in full Trade, situated in the Corn Market in Leighton- Buzzard, Beds. ( jCf For Particulars, enquire of WM. MAULTBY, of Leighton- Buzzard aforesaid. To Maltsters. To be LET T, At WINSLOW, in the County of Bucks, AVery neat and convenient . MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, and MALTHOUSE adjoining, capable of wetting 12 Quarters ot Barley per Week, with two Barns, a Stable, and all other necessary Out- buildings, and a Yard and Garden walled in. ( J5T The above is a very eligible Situation for a Person who wishes to carry on the Malting Business, as there is a good Opening for a Maltster in the above Town. *** The Whole of the Premises are in good Repair, and may be entered 011 at Michaelmas next. N. B. For further Particulars, apply to LANCELOT WV ATT, Attorney at Law, in Winslow aforesaid. The importation of corn from the Baltic has lately been abundant; upwards of 20,000 quarters of w heat were received during last week; 12,900 of which came from Dautzic, ami 600 from Pe- tersburgh. There were likewise about 11,000 quarters of oats. The prices of corn are every where falling. In the Loudon markets the prices of wheat have de- clined nearly 15s. per quarter within a fortnight; flour has fallen 10s. per sack; aud barley and oats are proportionality lower. The Nobility and Gentry, & c. of the eastern part of Kent, have entered into a resolution to suspend the commencement of patridge shooting, < tm account of the lateness of the harvest, and the Han tingdonshire. To be S O L D by AUCTION, By Mr. MOODY, On Monday the ,9th Day of September, 1805, at the White- Horse Tnn, Foot of St. Ives's Bridge, between the Hours of Six and Eight o'Clock in the Evening, subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall be then produced, unless befoie disposed of by Private Con- tract, of which timelv Notice will be given, AMost desirable FARM, in ST. IVES; con- sisting of a substantial modern- built Brick and Tiled Dwelling- House, with sashed Front, fit for the Residence of a genteel Family, situate 011 the GREEN, one of the pleasantest Parts of the Parish; with capital Barns, Stables, Hovels, and other convenient Outbuildings; a Dovecote, well stocked; an exten- sive t- arm- Yard and Stack- Yards; and a rich and fer- tile Homeclose of tine old Pasture Land adjoining, containing by Survey 6A. 2R. OP.; with an Allotment on the Green in Front of the House, containing by Survey 2R. 5P.; also of a fine old Inclosure of Pas- ture Land, containing by Survey 5A. OR. 22P. called Clare Close, abutting upou St. Audry's Way, and not far from the Homestall; and three capital Allot- ments of new inclosed Land, one containing by Survey ltiA. 0R. 14P. lying in the Meadow next Holywell Fen; one other, containing by Survey 28A. 2R. OP. lying 011 the Heath, next the Somersham Turn- pike- Road; and one other, containing by Survey 84A. 1R. IIP. lying in the Field, arid adjoining Clare Close: Forming together as complete a Farm as any in the County ; the Whole being Tythe- free, and now in the Occupation of Mr. John Brown. |) DR ST. IVES is a large Market Town, considered next to Smithfield for fat and lean Cattle ; pleasantly situated by the Side of the navigable River Ouze; 12 Miles trom Cambridge, five Miles from Hunting- don, and 14 Miles freni Potton and St. Neots; all capital Corn Markets. *** For further Particulars, and to treat for this most truly desirable 1 arm by Private Contract, apply to Mr. WILLIAM CLARK., at Hemingford- Abbots, near Huntingdon; or to' Mr. HARRIS, Conveyancer, St. Ives. To be SOLD, BRACE of good SETTERS, which have been shot- to two Seasons.— For Particulars, en- quireot Mr. J. HEEPS, Maidwell, Northamptonshire. FREEHOLD MANORS. To be SOLD by PRIVATE CONTRACT, npiIE MANOR of SMEETON, in the County . L of Leicester, with the Rights, Royalties, Pri- vileges, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, ex- tending over several Hundred Acres of Land. Also, the MANOR of FOXTON, in the said County of Leicester, with the Rights, Royalties, Privileges, and Immunities appurtenant to the same, extending over about 1500 Acres of Land. ( JXIT For furtfier Particulars, apply to GEORGE WARTNABY, in Market- Harborough. Market- Harborougb, August 21. U, 1805. Buckinghamshire. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. KN IBB, ( If not previoiKly disposed of by Private Contract, of which timely Notice will be given,) 011 Monday the 9th Day of September next, at the Swan Inn, Newport- Pagneli at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, rgMIE MANOR of SYMPSON, with Court JL Baron Quit- Rents and Royalties thereto belo » y;- ing, late the Estate of Sir WALDEN HANMIiR, Bart, deceased; together wi'h TWO capital DAIRY FARMS of exceeding rich LAND, one called the WARRENS, usually occupied with the Mansion- House, and the other in the Occupation of Thomas Cumber- land, who at present holds both the Farms as Tenant at Will. _ One Farm is lett at £. 150 per Annum, and the orher'at £. 120 per Annum, clear of all Land- Tax. Also, in Hand, a WOOD or COPl'IC E of thriving young OAK TIMBER, forming a good Cover for Game; and an ARABLE CLOSE, adjoining the same, called PILGROVE WOOD CLOSE, containing together 32 Acres, more or less; andthe whole Estate is Tythe- free. And also, a PUBLIC- HOUSE, called the Plough, and a CLOSE of LAND, in the Village of Sympson, adjoining the Grand Junction Canal, belonging to the same. And also, late AUSTIN'S HOUSE and PRE- MISES, adjoining the same. The Whole is a desirable Residence for a Gentleman, the same lying in the Neighbourhood of Woburn and Whittlebur'y, Newport- Pagnell and Stony- Stratford. — The Manor adjoinsthe Chester Road, anil is 45 Miles from London. ( f3P This Residence is upon rich Land, beautifully wooded, and watered by the River Ouse, which forms a fine Head of Water and a good Fall, with a Cas- cade in Front of the Mansion- House.— The Grand Junction Canal passes through the Parish, by which Means there is Water- Carriage to and from London. *** For further Particulars and Conditions of Sale, enquire of Mr. DAVIS, Jun. Attorney, of Ampthill, Beds; of Mr. COWLEY, of Broughlon, near Newport- Pagnell ( who will shew the Premises); and of the AUCTIONEER, at Newport- Pagnell. N. B. This gives the Appointment of Gamekeeper over a Manor well stocked with Game, and an exten- sive Fishery 011 tjie River Ouse, running round the same. Valuable Stock of Breeding Sheep. To be S O L D by AUCTION, ( WITHOUT RESERVE,) By JOHN SANDERS, On Tuesday the 10th Day of September next, pre- cisely at Ten o'Clock in the Morning, on the Pre- mises, at F1NHAM, near Coventry, rpllE entire STOCK of valuable BREEDING L SHEEP of Mr. JASPER PALFREY, deceased; consisting of about 140 Ewes, 25 Rams, 80 Theaves, and 140 Lambs; and on the same Day, about 60 Wethers.— The Rams will be sold separate, and the others in Lots. SIT Catalogues will be distributed in due Time; and the Stock may be viewed the Day preceding the Sale, by applying on the Premises. *** An Attendance to the Time appointed is re- quested, as the Whole will be sold in one Day. Mrs. SMITH'S BOARDING- SCHOOL, BEDFORD. AReport having been circulated, that Mrs. SMITH intendctj. giving up her School, she thinks it her Duty to inform her Friends and the Public, that it is totally unfounded, and earnestly solicits the Con- tinuance of their Favour and Supoort. August Tab, 1S05. WELLINGBOROUGH, August 9th, 1805. ANN BAI. LINGTON, Widow of the late SAML- BAI. LIMCTON, HAT- MANUFACTURP. K, O* WELLINGBOROUGH, begs Leave to inform her Friends in particular, and the Public in general, that she continues to carry on the Hat Manufactory, in all its Branches, for the Benefit ot herself and Family; and hopes, by Care and Attention in supplying her - C ustomers with the best Articles of every Descrip- tion, on the lowest Terms, to secure a Continuance of those Favours bestowed upon her late Husband, which will ever be gratefully acknowledged by their Most obedient, humble Servant, ANN BALLINGTON. NOTICE 10 DEBTORS akd CREDITORS, ' ALI. Persons who stood indebted to Mr. SAMUEL BALLINGTON, of WELLING. BOROUGH, in the County of Northampton, Hat- Manufacturer, at the Time of his Decease, are desired to pay their respective Debts to Mr. Edward Wood, of Rushden. in the said County of Northampton, Farmer ( Administrator of the said Mr. Samuel Bal- lington), in one Month from the Date hereof; and all Persons to whom the said Samuel Ballington stood indebted at the Time of his Decease, are desired to send an Account of their respective Debts to the said Mr. Edward Wood immediately, as a Dividend is shortly intended to be made. ( f3r* Those Persons in the Neighbourhood of Ket. tering indebted as above, are desired to pay their re- spective Debts to Mr. Wm. Elkin, whose Receipt will be their Discharge. Rushden, August 9th, 1805. 27th AUGUST, 1805. rpiIE HEIR at LAW of JOHN WRIGHT, late .!_ of BR A F IE I. D- ON- TH E- GRF. F N, in the County of Northampton, Cordwainer, deceased, is desired to apply immediately ( by Letter, in the first lnstai. ee, stating his Pedigieeand Relationship to the Deceased), to Mr. Arrowsmith, Solicitor, Newport- Pagnell, Bucks; or to W. Ager, Esq. 9, Furnival's- Inn, Hol- born; who will thereon inform such Heir of Some- thing to his Advantage. ( PR The said JOHN WRIGHT died at Brafield afore- said about the Year 1784, and the following are all the Particulars which have been discovered relating to him and his Family, viz.— t hat he was a Native of London ( Parish unknown), whence h^ removed to Brafield, where he resided several Years, and until his Death; that he had bien married, but left no Issue; that the Deceased had a Brother Robert, and Sister Martha, who both died unmarried ; that his nearest Relation was one JAMES F. SDALL. who, in the Will of the said John Wright, is denominated his deceased Kinsman, was by Profession a Taylor, lived at Bra- field aforesaid, and afterwards in London ( Parish un- known), and died there before the sa d John Wright; that the said James Esdall is supposed to have had a younger Brother, John Esdall ( likewise named in the Will of the said John Wright, his Kinsman), but re. specting whom, and whether now living or dead, no Information whatever has been obtained. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By THACKER & CARTER, On the Premises of the Rev. E. LATTER, at the Parsonage- House at BYFIEI. D, in the County of Northampton ( who is leaving that Place), on Tues- day and Wednesday the 17th and 18th Days of Sep. tember, 1805, rgMIE HOUSEHOLD- FURNITURE of the said 1- E. LATTER; comprising Bedsteads and Furni- tures ; Beds and Bedding; Mahogany Sofa; Tables and Chairs; Pier and other GUsses; China, Glass, and Stone- ware; square Oak folding Dining Tables ; Wardrobe, Bureaus, and Chests of drawers ; dock and Case; several Sets of Fire- Irons; Copper, Pewter, and Brass; Kitchen Requisites; Tubs, Sec. Sec. \ fT To be viewed the Mornings of Sale Days till Ten o'Clock, at which Time the Sale will commence. *** Catalogues to be had in due Time at the Auc- tioneers', aud Place ol Sale. WOBURN, Bedfordshire. To be SOLD by AU C TIO N, By ANDREW GARDNER, On Monday, September the 16th, 1805, at the George Inn, in Woburn aforesaid, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, AGenteel Modern- built HOUSE and PRE- MISES, in complete Repair, situate in George- Street, WOBURN, held under a Building Lease of his Grace the Duke of Bedford, of which 31 Years are yet unexpired, at a Ground Rent of £. 3 per An- num. The above Premises are well calculated to form a genteel Residence, Woburn being pleasantly situated, and having the Advantage of Coaches passing to and from London daily.— Possession may be hau at Michaelmas next, 1805. ( PIT The • House comprises a dry Cellar, good Kitchen, two handsome Parlours, three comfortable Sleeping- Rooms, one Dressing- Ditto, and two Gar- rets; Wash- House and Brewhouse, one large Barn ( which at a little Expence may be made into a Stable and Coach- House), a Garden, well walled round, Sec. *** The above may be treated for by Private Con- tract, by applying to Mr. CALLOWAY, Upholsterer, No. 64, New Bond- Street, London; or the AUC- TIONEER, Woburn, Beds. N. B. There are several Fixtures which the Pur- chaser may be accommodated with at a fait Valuation. CAPITAL FREEHOLD ESTATES, In WHIT MO RE PARK, Within from one to two Miles of the City of Coventry, To be SOLD by A U C T IO N, By H. B UTTERWORTH, At the King's- IIead Inn, in the City of Coventry, 011 Friday the 13th Day of September next, between the Hours of Four and Eight o'Clock in the After- noon, in such Manner and subject to such Condi- ' ions as shall be then and there produced, T t 1. A LL tiiat substantial FAIIM- IIOUSE, - L XX with the Barns, Stables, Cow, Sheds, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, now in the Occupation of Mr. Richard Hoi lick; together with several Pieces ot rich ARABLE, MEADOW, ar. d PASTURE LAND, lying in a Ring Fence, and con- taining by Admeasurement 123A. OR. 2P. be the saute more or less. Lot 2. AU that complete FARM- HOUSE, with the Barns, Stables, Cow- Sheds, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Smith; together with several Pieces ot' rich ARABLE, MEADOW, and PASTURE LAND, ying ina Ring Fence, and containing 131A. 1R. 14P. be the same more or less. Lot 3. All that desirable FARM- HOUSE, with the Barns, Stables, Cow- Sheds, and Appu tenances thereunto belonging, now ii) tin Occupation of Mr, Theakstone ; together with a MESSUAGE 01 TE- NEMENT, now in the Occupation of Mrs. Sedgley ; with several Pieces of rich ARABLE, MEADOW, and PASTURE LAND, lying in a Ring Fence, con- taining 65A. OR. 121'. be th;- same more or less. Lot 4. All that substantial and very desirable FARM- HOUSE, with the extensive and complete Barns, Stables, Cow- Sheds, and Appurtenances there- unto belonging, now in the Occupation of Mr. Theak- stone; together with several Pieces of rich ARABLE, MEADOW, and PASTURE LAND, containing 162A. 3R. 26P. be the same more or less. ( Pf" This Lot will be sold either with or without the Manor of Whitmore. Lot 5. All that rich FEEDING PIECE of LAND, now in the Occupation of Mr. Theakstone, situate in the Hamlet of KEARSLEY, divided by a Road from the second and fourth Lots, and known by the Nsmeof the SCOTCHILL, containing 23A. 2R. 16P. be the same more or less. *** The above- mentioned Estates lie altogether ina Ring Fence, are Tythe- free, and the Land- Tax has been redeemed on Parts ot them.— Possession of the Whole may be had at Lady- Day next. N. B. Descriptive Particulars of the above Estates may be had after the 13th of August, at the Crown- ana- Anchor Tavern, London; and at the principal Inns in Coventry, Northampton, Leicester, T'amw& rrti, Litchfield, Birmingham, Warwick, ar, d Stourbridge; and for further Information, apply to Mr. H. BUITER- WORTH, at his public Timber- Yard, in the High- Street; or to Mr. WESTON, at the Navigation- Office, Coventry; where a Plan of the Estates may be seen, and who will, on Application, shew the same. Bedfordshire, Shortly will be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. CHRISTIE, At the Great Room, in Pali- Mall, London, unless previously disposed of by Private Contract, IN SEVENTEEN LOTS, ACAPITAL and VALUABLE Fur. MOLD, and greatest Part TYTHE- FREE ESTATE, situate adjoining to the great Turnpike- Road from London to Northampton, about three Miles from LEICHTON- BUZZARO and the newly- completed Branch of the GRAND JUNCTION CANAL, three from DUNSTABLE, seven from WOBURN, and 36 from LONDON, in the COUNTY of BEDFORI>; consisting of the MANOR and entire PARISH of TI I. SWORTH fexccpt a few Acres); the ADVOWSON of the VICARAGE of TILSWORTH; TWO WOODS of valuable TIMBER and thriving UN- DF. RWOOD; EIGHT compact FARMS, with good Farm- Houses, Barns, and all necessary Buildings; the Red- Lion and Bull Inns, and the Blackbirds Public- House; and sundry Farm- Houses, Messuages, Tenements, and Lands, in the adjoining Parishes of CHALGRAVE, HOCKLIFFE, and STANDBRIDGE ; con- taining in the Whole ONETHOUSAND THREE HUNDRED and TWENTY- SEVEN ACRES of productive Arable, Meadow, Pasture, antl Wood Land, in the Occupation of respectable Tenants, ' whose Terms will expire at Lady- Day next, and capable ot great Improvement. ( JTA" Mr. JOHN W I LLISON, the Woodman, at Tils- woith, will shew the Estate; and Particulars may be had of Mr. JAMES RILEY, Chicherley, near Ncw- port- I'agnell; the Printers of the Nortiianipton Mer- cury; at the Red. Lion, Hockliffe; Sugar- 1 oaf, Dun- stable; the Rainbow Cpffee- House, CorjihiU; and of Mr. CHRISIIS, Pall- Mail, London. Wednesday and Thursday's Posts. From the LONDON GAZETTE. WHITEHALL, August 25. THIS evening, about half- past eight A'clockj departed this life at Gloucester- house, after a long illness, his Royal Highness William Henry Duke of Gloucester," to the great grief of their Majesties and all the Royal Family. I'. ORD CHAMBERLAIN'S" OFFICE, August 27.— Orders for the Court's going into mourning on Sunday the first of September next, viz. The ladies to wear black silk, plain muslin, or long lawn, crape or love hoods, black silk shoes,- black glared gloves, and black paper fans. Undress, black or darkjgrey u » watered tabbies.-— The gen- tlemen to wear black cloth without buttons on the sleeves or pockets, plain inuslin or long lawn cravats and weepers, black swords and buckles. Undress, dark grey frocks. Order for a General Mourning.— In pursuance • of bis Majesty's commands, these, are to give public notice, that it is expected that, upon the present occasion of the death of his late R. H. William Uewv Duke of Gloucester, all persons do put themselves into decent mourning; the said mourning to begin on Sunday next, September 1st. Aitgiist 27. NORFOLK, Earl- Marshal. The Gazette also contains a notice that his Ma-, jesl y does not require the officers of the army, lleei, or marines, to wear any other mourning on the present melancholy occasion than a black crape round their left arm, with their uniforms. LONDON, August 29. - The following Bulletin was received at Lloyd's oil Tuesday, from the Admiralty:— " ADMI RAITY- OFFICE, August 21. " A letter from Admiral Cornwallis, dated the 22d instant, states, that on the preceding evening the Brest fleet, consisting of 21 line- of- battle ships and four frigates, appeared outside of the harbour. The Ad- miral anchored his fleet off the Black Rocks, and in the morning endeavoured to bring the enemy, who were under weigh, to action; but when their head- most" ship was within gun- shot, she fired a broadside and tacked, the rest doing the same, and took up tlicir anchorage between the points at the entrance of Brest. An attempt was made to cut off the stern- mo.-.: ships; but a heavy fire of shot and shells from the batteries prevented its success." Letters from Plymouth and Torbay, contain some further interesting particulars respecting the la'e demonstration of the French fleet in Brest. The Barfieur, of 98 guns, fl otn the Channel fleet, arrived at Plymouth on Tuesday, with a few men who were wounded in t!. - partial action which took place. It ' appears, that the Cajsar engaged for a short time the French Admiral's ship in a very gallant stile, and shot away her mizen top- mast, together with that of a frigate. The Cmsar hail three men killed and seven wounded. The. loss of the enemy was probably much greater. The Barfleur harl one man killed. A French ship, bearing a Rear- Admiral's flag, was very nearly cut off by the Ville de Paris, Foudroyant, and Ctesar; the Frenchman, however, unfortunately succeeded in escaping, and, together with his companions, ran away, covered with glory! Yesterday dispatches were received at the Ad- miralty from Admiral Cornwallis, giving an ac- count'of a very gallant action fought by the Phrcnix frigate, of 36 guns, Captain Baker, with a French frigate, called La Didon, which she cap- tured after a severe contest of three hours. The intelligence was made known to the mercantile interest by the following bulletin, posted at Lloyd's:— " ADMIRALTY- OFFICE, August 28. *' His Majesty's ship Dragon, which joined the fleet under Admiral ' Corn allis on the 23d inst. reports, that on the 13th, off" Cape Ortegal, she had fallen in with his ivlaies: v's ship Phoenix, of 36 guns. Captain Baker, having in tow the French frigate Didon, of 41 guns, and 300 men, which she had captured on the 10th. after a scVere action of three hours, in lat! 43. 15. N. long. 12. 14. W. " On the 1- 4th a large fleet of the enemy was seen u) the N. F.. quarter, having their heads to the North- war- and Westward, a t": < ite from which came near ei. j-. ' h to the Dragon, to make out what she was, and speaking a Danish ship, and making several signals, r!•• » i'ued toherown fleet, which hauled iti wirid, and w.; s not in sight the next morning." The Didon is one of the finest and largest fri- gates the French navy ever possessed. She. sailed from L'Orient to Martinique in 26 . days, with intelligence of Lord Nelson having. passed . the Straits; and on the day the combined fleets en- tered Ferrol, she was dispatched from that port to obtain information respecting the movements of our fleets. The capture of a vessel so superior in number of men and guns, and in the weight of metal, does great honour to Captain Baker and his braie crew. The action was maintained with great obstinacy on t he part of the Didon, and she did not strike until she was totally dismasted. The slaughter was very great on board the enemy's ship, in which the number of killed and wounded is stated to be about 150. The killed and wounded in the Phoenix amount, according to some reports, to 32: wc hope, however, that there is a good deal of exaggeration in these reports. The large fleet which the Dragon saw on the 14th, to the N. E. of Cape Ortegal, and standing a N. W. course, was doubtless that of the com- j bincd squadrons of the enemy; and this intelli- gence lias very much shaken the confidence which j was generally placed in the opinion, that Ville- ] neuve intended to proceed to the Mediterranean. ' Various conjectures have been started: to raise the blockade of Brest— to make an attempt on Ireland— to go North about for the purpose of relieving tin: Dutch fleet, and several other pur- poses— have been attributed to the enemy. The information, however, brought by the Dragon, does not appear sufficient to enable us to form a decisive opinion respept. ing the object of the com- bined fleets. - Whatever movements are made by the fleet in the Texel, they appear rather to be intended for demonstrations, than purposes of real activity and enterprise. It is understood, from very good authority, that the military part of the expedition Ht the Helder is far from bring at present of a formidable character. A considerable mortality has prevailed among the troops embarked in the ships of war and transports, to arrest which it has, within these few days, been found necessary to land them. The number originally embarked, and which was supposed to have completed the army destined to the expedition from that port, amounted to no more than 13,000 infantry and 2000 cavalry. Of these no small proportion have been rendered unfit for active service, by the temporary incon- venience to which they have been subjected during the short time they continued embarked. To make up the deficiency, and to render the expedition adequate to the purposes for which it was intended, troops must be drawn from other quarters, or time must he allowed for the invalids to recover. The Batavian troops, both military and naval, to be engaged in it, have manifested their discontent : n a general and a decided manner, which the Commander in Chief has found it more conveni- ent tu connive at than repress. Bonaparte, is is stated, was still at Boulogne on the 18th ; and there is no doubt that he was there for the purpose of selecting and organizing the army which is to be employed on the German side, to co- opcrate with the army of Italy against the Austviatis. It is confidently asserted, that Russia, Austria Sweden, and other Powers, have entered into a positive arrangement respecting the measures which are to be adopted in relation to France; and it is further stated, that one essential point agreed upon by all parties, is, to demand an un- equivocal declaration from Prussia of the part she means to act in case of a war against Bonaparte, as her direct co- operation with him is deemed less disadvantageous to the general cause, than a neu- trality. Prussia is busied adding to the fortifications of Dantzic, and constructing new works on the Vistula. The plan of the war about to be commenced by Russia has been projected by the Grand Duke Constantine, who is to have a distinguished share in its direction. The veteran Von Buxhoevden, Governor of Lithuania, has been called . from Riga, to assist in the discussion of this plan, and to give it effect. The efficient army of the Emperor of Germany is now upwards of 300,000 men, in the best con- dition and discipline. All the useless exercise has been abolished; a concise, but much more ef- fectual manual has been introduced; all super- fluous baggage and servants are dismissed, and all officers below the rank of Captain are obliged to march. A system of dress, better suited to the fatigues of a campaign, has been established for the soldiers: they wear their hair short; and all those minutift, which added nothing to their strength, are dispensed with. Mr, Elsworth, the Messenger, who arrived on Friday from St. Petersburgh, is understood to have brought his Imperial Majesty's ratification of the Treaty of Alliance with this country.— The imme- diate accession of Austria to it may be expected, if it be true, as generally asserted, that the inso- lent tone and demandsi of France haye induced the Emperor of Germany to require the execution of a Treaty with Russia, by which the two Powers bind theij] selves to assist each other, under certain circumstances, with a stipulated force. Russia has complied with the requisition, and 60,000 Russians are said to be on their march to the Aus- trian frontiers. Letters by the Gottenburgh mails state, that a number of' English merchant- ships- at Cronstadt have, with the concurrence of the British Mini- ster, been put in requisition, for the purpose of transporting Russian troops. It is said, they will be carried to Stralsund, tind employed in con- junction with Swedish forces in the protection, of Pomerania, and for any future operations that may be undertaken. There is a letter in the French papers, dated Madrid, which, if it be correct, shews that there has been an action in the Mediterranean between the Spanish fleet from Carthageua and a British squadron, probably the one commanded by Sir 11. Bickerton, in which the former were defeated. It states, that information having beeti received by signal that some English ships wi re on the coast, Admiral Don Juan Martinez sailed with his fleet from Carthageha to intercept them ; but after engaging thetn for some time, the fire of the English was so incessant that the. Spanish Admiral found it expedient to haul his wind, and to retuiif to port with all possible expedition. A long note is inserted in the Moniteur of the 15th in answer to the English papers upon the sub- ject of the invasion. It boasts that the Shannon is blocked up by a fine squadron; that our colo- nies had drawn up their articles of capitulation, and sent agents to Villeneuve to treat with him, but that that was not his object; that the invasion will take place if we do not make peace : it will take place in a year, perhaps in two, perhaps in three. The Diligent fell in with, oil Tuesday se'nnight, about 30 sail of schooners, schuyts, and brigs, going to Boulogne. She engaged them in Whit- sand- Bay, and handled them very roughly; but get- ting herself too near the shore batteries, and hiving had two men killed and two wounded, her fore top mast shot away, and her rigging much cut, she was forced to haul off. The enemy got into Vimereux. An American gentleman from Boulogne says, the French are from daily practice become very alert in getting out or getting into the harbour, the various gun- boats and praams striking their masts and running end on the shore, as if attempt- ing to force a landing by a tremendous line of fire. Each of these, . vessels carries two long 32- pounders, one elevated upon the other. The troops do not seem very sanguine or hearty in the business, though they say they are ready to start at a mo- ment's warning.— They have had infused into their minds a strange idea, that the British will not grant them any quarter in case of their being defeated. Lord Keith has sailed in the Edgar, to join the fleet under Admiral Russell. His Lordship, we believe, has joined the North Sea squadron merely for the purpose of inspecting the preparations of the enemy. Sir Edward Pcllew has taken great pains to strengthen our navy in the East Indies. He lias added to our naval strength the Charon and Kai- kaussaoo, two India ships, which were converting, with all possible expedition, into 44- gun frigates, 18- pounders, to be called the Lord Howe and Lord Duncan. It was in agitation to convert the Castlereagh into a frigate, to carry the same num- ber of guns. The Tremendous and Grampus were under orders to proceed immediately to the Isle of France, for the purpose of blockading it. Orders are issued for every line of battle ship at Portsmouth or Plymouth, in a condition for sea, to sail immediately for the Channel fleet. The Windsor Castle, of 98 guns, and the Cap- tain and Audacious, 74 guns, have sailed to join the grand fleet. The first payment of the subsidy to Russia is now preparing to be sent to St. Petersburgh. Great quantities of dollars are collecting for this service. Theinngazineat. Placenza, in Italy, blew up on the lSt. li July. The keeper of the magazine was sus- pected of embezzling the stores; and as a search was going on, he was seen to enter with a roll of paper in his hand, in which it is supposed he had concealed a match, and therewith setting , fire to the powder, involved in his own destruction that of a Captain and seven cannoneers, who were blown to atom?; and 14 privates of the corps, who were outside the magazine,, were much wounded. Thirty- two artillery - waggons were blown up, and an ancient Gothic church was de- stroyed by the explosion, but the place was not otherwise injured. The Gazette of Saturday contains a long Order in Council for carrying into effect the Legislative restrictions lately imposed on the Slave Trade. After December next the annual importation of slaves into our Colonies is limited to three for every hundred in the colony, provided it shall appear that casualties to that extent have taken place in the preceding year. An Order of Council was issued on Jie 15th instant, for the establishment of a Fot rth Division of Royal Marines, to be stationed at Woolwich, consisting of 31 companies, one Naval Colonel, one Colonel- Commandant, one Second Colonel- Commandant, three Colonels, four Majors, two Adjutants, one Barrack - Blaster, one Quarter- master, bne Surgeon, & c. This augmentation includes Captain Savage, of Portsmouth, to be full Major, and 22 First Lieutenants to beCaptains. The Duke of York, in consequence of the death of the Duke of Gloucester, becomes the senior Field- Marshal of Great- Britain. The other three Field- Marshals are the Duke of Argvle, Marquis Townshend, and Duke of Richmond. His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent is to have the command of the first regiment of Foot Guards, vacant by the death of the Duke of Gloucester. Early yesterday morning a will of the Duke of Gloucester was found, in which he expresses a de- sire to be buried at Windsor, of which notice was given to the Lord Chamberlain; and forthwith an express was sent off to Weymouth, to inform his Majesty. In consequence of this circumstance all preparations for the funeral, which were to have coinmcuced yesterday, were suspended until his Majesty's commands are known, which are ex- pected to arrive this day. No intention, we understand, is entertained of embalming the body of his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. This custom, usual on the death of Princes of the Blood Royal, is in the present instance to be omitted at the express de- sire of his Royal Higbness's only son, Prince William. The Court mourning on the occasion of the death I of the late Duke of Cumberland continued six ' weeks, viz. four of whole mourning, and two of ! second. His Majesty has subscribed if .100, her Majesty > if. 50, and the Royal Dukes and Princesses ^ f. to each, for establishing village- schools for 10,000 children, on the plan adopted by Mr. Lancaster, the quaker. Instances of Spanish Cruelty.— In the year 1630 they ( the Spaniards) landed on trie island of St. Christopher's; they selected 600 of the ablest men among , the English settlers, and condemned them to the mines, and ordered all the rest, con- sisting chiefly of women and children, to quit tlie island under pain of death. Eight years after this they attacked a small English colony at Tor- tuga, and put every man, woman, and child, to the sword.— In 1650 they laiided at Santa- Cruz, which the English were then in possession of, and murdered every man, woman, and child, as at Tortuga; and they treated the Dutch, who- took possession of it some time afterwards, as they had treated the English.— Ahout the yeHr 1680, they landed at. New- Providence, one of the Bahama Islands, and totally destroyed the English settle- ment there; they carried Mr. Clark, the Governor, away to Cuba, and there put him to death bv tor- ture. It is true that Cromwell very justly chastised them for their insolence and barbarity in his time; but under the reign of the Stuarts, and even in later reigns, it is much to be lamented, that they have been permitted to outrage humanity with impunity. And it is not to be doubted, were some of the mines of South- America to be ex- plored, that there would be found in them, even at this time, a great number of English, as well as other Europeans, dragging on a miserable exist- ence, and doomed to perpetual slavery.— From the Notes to Whitchurch's Hispimiola. By the command of the King of Spain, a me- moir by Dr. Lafuente has been published, which contains a new method of curing the yellow fever. According to the experiments of this physician, quinquina is the most powerful remedy for that dreadful disease. By taking from eight to ten ounces of quinquina in the first forty- eight hours of the disorder, the fatal consequences of the yellow or any other fever may be prevented. Hawthorns.— The necessity of inclosing land is generally known: hawthorn fences have been found most effectual, but are tedious in their growth; to obviate this inconvenience, Samuel Taylor, Esq. of Moston, near Manchester, has proved, by a variety of accurate experiments, that a greater increase of hawthorn plants may be had from cutcings of the roots than by any other mode, and that such plants are stouter and quicker in growth. HOP INTELLIGENCE.— Worcester, August 15. It is not possible for the hops to be in a worse state than at the present period, and bets are against if. 300 duty for the county, which has paid up- wards of £. 6000.— Canterbury, August 22". The appearance of the growing crop is by no means mended; the weak grounds have totally done growing, and the strong are infected with vermin to an uncommon degree, and if the weather should continue cold, will produce but very few hops. A naval officer was on Tuesday put on shore at Dover, and sent to Maidstone gaol, charged with forging the name of his Captain, with intent to defraud Government. At Croydon assizes, T. Newsham, a clergyman, who stands charged with various swindling trans- actions, was indicted for obtaining, from Thomas Ramsdale, a shoemaker, the sum of five guineas, by falsely pretending he could procure for him a presentation to Christ's Hospital for one of his sons. The Jury found him guilty, and the learned Judge, after addressing the prisoner on the enor- mity of his offence, which was rendered deeper by bis rank and education, sentenced him to seven years transportation. MARRIED.] On Tuesday se'nnight, at Win- chester, F. Freeling, Esq. of the Gcheral Post- Office, i to Miss R. ivers, eldest daughter of the late Sir Peter ' Rivers Gay, Bart. DIED.] On Monday se'nnight, at Fortfield, near Rathfarnftam, Ireland, the Right Hon. Barry. Yelver- ton, Lord Viscount Avonmore, Lord Chief Baron of" his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, and Registrar of the High Court of Chancery, in Ireland. A few days since, Mr. Thos. Marsh, of Canterbury, from a most deplorable accident:— He climbed upon a part of the ruinous wall of St. Augustine's monastry, to view an exhibition of fire- works in the tnclosure, when a loose stone giving way he was precipitated upon the jagged end of a piece of timber, which entered the lower portion of his back and penetrated upwards into his body more than six inches: from this dreadful si- tuation he alone extricated himself, at the same time withdrawing his clothes, which had been forced into the wound, and walked more than a quarter of a mile to his own house; bu* the most skilful assistance could not prevent a mortincation. A pregnant widow and five small children lament his untimely end. MILLINERY AMD FANCY DRESS- MAKING. EBLAXLEY begs Leave to return her grateful . Acknowledgments to the Ladies of BRACKLEY and is Vicinity, for the great Encouragement she has met with in the MILLINERY and FANCY DRESS- MAKING, and assures them the greatest Attention will be paid to the newest Fashions, as well as reasonable Charges, by which she hopes to merit their future Favours. N. B. WANTED IMMEDIATELY, A young Person, of good Connections, as an APPRENTICE to the above Business. Brackley, 22i August, 1805. COMMITTEE. GENERAL INFIRMARY, NORTHAMPTON, AUOUST 31, 1805. THE Death of the Matron of the General Infirmary at Northampton having taken Place, the Governors intend proceeding to the Election of another Matron on SATURDAY the 5th Day of OCTO- BER, 1805; till which Time Applications will be received by Mr. INGMAN, their Secretary, as before advertised. By Order of the Committee, E. BOUVERIE, Chairman. NINE NAVIGATION. AT a Meeting of the Commissioners holden in the TOWN- HALL of NORTHAMPTON, this 30th Day of AUCUST, 1805, RESOLVED, That an Agreement be immediately entered into with such Persons as wish to contract with the Commis- sioners of the Western Division of the Navigation of the River Nine or NEIL - for doing such Repairs to the Bridges, Locks, Sluices, Banks, Sec. as are at this Time indispensably necessary, and for scouring out the Cuts where requisite, and for supporting and maintaining the said Works in a good and navigable State between Northampton and Thrapston Bridge till the first Day of May next, at a Sum to be fixed. ( tf" Proposals, sealed up, to be sent to Mr. GARD- NER, at NORTHAMPTON, on or before the litli Day of SEPTEMBER next, to be laid before a Meeting of the Commissioners, which will be held on the 12th, at the GUILDHALL in the said Town. Northampton, 30/ A Aug. 1805. ~~~ DUSTON MANOR. S^ IIR Game and Fish on the above Manor . « . having been very much destroyed by Poachers and other unqualified Persons last Season, 1 do hereby give Notice, that all such who shall in future be found trespassing thereon will most certainly be pro- secuted " as the Law directs. MELBOURNE'. Whitehall, 31. tr Aug. Iy05. 02T The Tenants have received Directions to dis- charge all Persons of the above Description. To DEBTORS AND CREDITORS. A I. L Persons having tiny Claim or Demand on t\. the Estate or Effects of Mr. ROBERT MATTHEW, late of YELVERTOET, in the Countv of Northampton, Grazier, Tammy - Manuf. icturer, Dealer and Chapman, deceased, are requested to send in their Accounts immediately to Mr. Line Marthew, of Yelvertoft; or to Mr. Charles Matthew, of Crick, in the said County, Sons and Executors to the De- ceased, that the same may be investigated and dis- charged.— And all- Persons who stand indebted to the said Estate or Effects, are requested to pay the same to the Executors on or before the 10th Day of October next. Crick, Aug. 11th, 18f) 5. RUN A W A Y, • FROM the COTTON- MAN UFACTORY at LUTTER- WORTH, in the County of Leicester, H E N R Y P E G G, aged 15, about four Feet ten Inches high; his Hair cut v? ry short, and of rather brown Complexion. He had on when he went awav a Smock- Frock, and under it a Dark- Mixture Coat, light- coloured Waistcoat, and Fustian Brceches. 0- T All Persons are hereby discharged from harbour- ing or employing the said Apprentice, on Pain of Prosecution; but if he will return to the said Manu- factory by the 29th of September next, there will be no further Notice taken.— He eloped on the 24th of June last. POLEBROOK, Northamptonshire. To be SOLD by PRIVATE CONTRACT, AMESSUAGE or TENEMENT, with a HOMESTEAD, ORCHARD, and BARN thereto adjoining, situate in POLEBROOK, . n tlie Occupation of Thomas Danner. Also, A CLOSE of excellent PASTURE LAND; containing by Estimation five Acres ( be the same more or less), in the Occupation of William Hunt. The above Premises are Freehold. *** For further Particulars, or to treat for the Purchase, apply to Messrs. YORKE Si SHERARD, Oundle or Thrapston. TOWCESTER ROAD MEETING. " VTOTICE is hereby given, That the next l^ i Meeting of the Trustees of the Turnpike- Road leading from Towccster to the Turnpike- Road in Cot- ton- End, in the Parish of Hardingston, in tile- County of Northampton, will be held by Adjournment at the House of Mr. STUUBS, known by the Sign of the DUKE'S ARMS, in BLISWORTH, in the said County, on THURSDAY the 12th Day of SEPTEMBER next, at the Hour of Eleven in the Forenoon. By Order of the Trustees, WM. TR. SMYTH, Clerk. Northampton, 31. tr August, 1805. TURNPIKE- TOLLS TO LETT. \' OTICE is hereby given, That the TOLLS arising for one wliole Year, from the 9th Day of December next, at the/ Gate hereafter- mentioned', upon the Turnpike- Road leading from Towcester, through Silverston and Brackley, in the County of Northampton, and Ardley and Middleton- Stoney, to Weston Gate, in the Parish of Weston- on- thc- Grcen, in the County of Oxford, known by the Name of MIDDLETON- STONEY GATE, will " be LETT bv AUCTION, to the Best Bidder, at the House o'f THOMAS WILKINS, called the CROWN 1 in BRACKLEY, oil TUESDAY the FIRST Day of" OCTOBER next, between th Hours of Eleven and Four, in the S MYTH. FINES. A. of C. MILLS, WINE - MERCHANT, ( At his Agent's, THOMAS BRIDGES, NO. 57, Mark- Lane, London,) BEGS Leave to inform his Friends and the Public, that the Canal and Iron Railway from London to Northampton being finished, and by Boats to Wellingborough, he will deliver WINES, & c. at NORTHAMPTON, free of Carriage, to those who will be pleased to favour him with their Com- mands.— Prime OLD PORT ( in Wood), DITTO, from one to four Years ( in Bottles), prime PALE SHERRY, ditto BROWN DITTO, CLAR ET, EAST and WEST- INDIA MADEIRA, CALCAVE. LLA, LISBON, MOUNTAIN, and every other Description of WINES and FOREICN SPIRITS, of the first Qualities, and at the lowest Prices. Orders addressed to Mrs. Mills's, Abington- Street, Northampton, or to No. 57, Mark- Lane, will be punctually attended to, and thankfully acknow- ledged. *** Bottles and Hampers returned free of Expence, bv sending them to Mr. George Osborn, Cotton- End Wharf, Northampton. London, August 9th, 1805. ARMY OF RESERVE AND MILITIA FINES. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. At the General Quarter- Sessions of the Peace held at NORTHAMPTON, for the ' said County, by Ad- journment, on SATURDAY the 17th Day of AUGUST, 1805, ORDERED, That the . Overseers of the Poor of the several Parishes under- mentioned, do immediately pay to the respective Treasurers of this County the under- mentioned FIN ES, assessed upon such Parishes at the last Easter General Qunrter- Sessions, in Consequence of the Certificates of the Inspector- General of the Army of Reserve, for not providing their respective QUOTA of MEN for the ARMY of RESERVE and MILITIA, of, which the said Overseers have beeq heretofore duly info med. And the said Overseers are to take Notice, That n Default of such Payment, the said Fines will be rais; ,1 and levied in such Manner as by the Act of Pari- - ment is directed, without further Application to . he Overseers. By the Court, EAST DIVISION. Kettering Division. Corbv .... Weeklev ... Burton-' Lattimer Kettering ... Lilford Little- BOwden Oundle Division. Titchmarsh, Pilton, and Thrapston Thrapston and Titchmarsh Apethorpe and Cliff- Regis Cliff- Regis, Cotterstock, and Lutton Collvwcsron and Duddington Cotteistock and Glapthorn Woodnewton Wellingborough Division. Holcot . ° . Woollaston WEST DIVISION. Brackley Division. Lower- Boddington Chippingwarden Eydon V\ oodford ... Moreton- Pinckney Woodend ... Aynhoe ... Croughton Halse and Old Brackley Kingsutton .... Daventry Division. Barby with Only Charwelton ... Daventry with Drayton E verdon Norton - Preston- Capes Staverton ... Weedon- Beck Crick - . , Hollowell Northampton Division. Dallington Duston Floore - - _ Harleston Harpole . Heyford Nether Billing Great Boughton Overston - . . Hardingstone Houghton Great Milton ... Whiston Wootton ... Yardlev- Hastings Chequer Ward East Ward North Ward South Ward West Ward Tozccester Division. Cold- Higham Cosgrove . Road I'attishall Towcester Resv. £. 20 40 20 20 Milit. £. 60 40 20 20 40 20 20 20 20 20 40 20 20 40 60 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 90 40 20 20 20 OA • iU 20 20 40 40 40 20 20 20 20 21 20 20 20 60 20 40 20 40 20 20 20 60 20 20 20 20 40 20 40 40 20 20 WANTED immediately, A sober, steady MAN, to work in a fiREWERY. He must well understand the Business of a Cooper, as he will be expected to mend and keep the Casks in complete Order.— A Person answering the above Description may meet with constant Work and good Wages, by applying personallv to W SMITH, Little- Bowden Brewery, Northarnptonshiie. ( O" None need apply except they can be well re- commended from their last Place. DUNCHURCH TURNPIKE- ROAD. NOTICE is hereby given, That a Meeting of the Trustees appointed for putting in Execution the Act of Parliament for repairing the Road from '. ie Dun- Cow, inthe Town of Dunchurch, in the County of Warwick, to the Town of Hillmorton, in the County of Warwick, to Saint James's- End, in the Parish of Duston, in the County of Northampton, will be held at the House of . Mr. WALTON, known by the Sign of the FOX- AND- HOUNDS, in HARLESTON, on FRIDAY the 13th Day of SEPTEMBER next, at the Hour of Eleven in the" Forenoon, for the Pur- pose ( amongst other Business) of passing the Trea- surer's Accounts. By- Order of the Trustees, WM. TR. SMYTH, Clerk. Northampton, 31RR Aug. 1SQ5. last Year the Sum of sixty one Pounds, above the Expence of collecting the sr- me, and will be put up j at that Sum.— And Notice is hereby further given, : that the TOLLS arising for one whole Year, from the 9th Day of December next, at the Toll- Gates upon the said Turnpike- Road, known by the Name of BURCOT- WOOD- GAT>., with the CHECK- GATE, near the Soap- Office, and HOPPERS- FORD- GATE, with the CHECK- GATTL, at Biddlesdon- Lane End, will then be separately LETT by AUCTION, at tfie Place and at the Time abovementioned, and will be put up at such Sum as the Trustees may then direct ( the Tolls of which said last mentionsd Gates being now col- lected under the Direction of the said Trustees.) Whoever happens to be the Best Bidder for each re- spective Gate must at the same Tim? give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the said Trustees, for the Payment ot the respective Rents agreed for, and at such Times as they shall direct.— And Notice is hereby further given, that new Trustees will then be elected in the Room of such Trustees as are dead, and whose Vacancies are not already filled up.— And Notice is hereby further given, that a new Clerk and Treasurer will then be elected and appointed in the Rbom of the present Glerk and Treasurer, who will at that Time resign the said Offices.— And Notice is hereby further given, that a new Surveyor will then be elected and appointed, in the Room of the late Sur- veyor, Samuel Briscoe, deceased— Dated the 31st of August, 1805. ROBERT WESTON, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Turnpike- Road. WOOLVERTON VALLEY, on the GRAND JUNCTION CANAL. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By J O HN DA 1", IN THE SAID VALLEY, Q EVER AL stout HORSES and GEARS, .^ WAGGONS, CARTS, BARROWS, PLANKS, l^-.- r.- rc0t vanous Sorts> BOATS, and other E I' ' h c rs. Particulars, with the Day of Sale, will ap. pear^ a future Paper. Desirable Freehold Estate. To be SOLD by AUCTION By W. HOLTOM, On Monday the 9th Day of September, 1805, at Three o'clock ill the Afternoon, at Hooknorton- Lodge, in the Parish of Hooknorton, in the County of Oxford, I^ IVE Inclosed GROUNDS; containing about . 75 Acres of rich Arable and Pasture Land, Tytlie- fl- ee, lying within a Ring Fence, on that fertile Spot ? IVW""- GINTON- WITHEYCOMBS, in the Parish of VV1GGINTON, in the said County; with a Barn, Stable, and Hovel erected thereon, in thorough Re- pair. A perpetual Stream of excellent Water runs through the Yard or Backside, and there is a great Number of young thriving Oak and Ash Trees grow, mg in and near the Mounds; the Whole is in the Oc. cupation of Mr. Richard Hall, sen. whose Term ex. pires at Michaelmas, 1S07. C3" Further Particulars mav be known by apply- ing to Mr. JOHN HALL, of Wigginton aforesaid; or the AUCTIONEER, in Chippingnorton, Oxon. SEPTEMBER STATE- LOTTERY. RICHARDSON, GOODLUCK, & Co. of Bank Buildings, Cornhiil, and facing the Gate of the King's Mews, Charing- Cross, London, respect- fully beg Leave to recommend to the Notice of the Public the superior Merits of the present STATE- LOTTERY. The Scheme, consists of T- wenty- five Thousand Tickets only, and contains Prizes of =£ 20,000 10,000 5,000 4 Prizes of =£. 2,000 6 1,000 10 500 & c. Sec. Sec. The lowest - Prize =£. 20; also the three thousand first- drawn Blanks will be entitled to =£. 10 each, making 7,619 Benefits. TICKETS AND SHARES ARE ON SALE AT THE LICENSED OFFICE OF Mr. W. RUiHER, Bookseller, BANBURY, Agent for RICHARDSON, GOODLUCK, Sc Co. TURNPIKE- TOLLS TO « E LETT. From Bridgeford- l. ane, in the County of Nottingham, lo the Bowling- Green at Kettering, in the Comity of Northampton. 1VTOTICE is hereby given, That the TOLLS arising at the several Toll- Gates on the Couth- em Division of the said Turnpike - Road, called AYSTON TOLL- GATE, ROCKINGHAM TOLL- GATE, and GLEN- LANE TOLL- GATE, will be pur uo to be LETT by AUCTION, to the Best Bidder, at the FALCON INN, in UPPINGHAM, . in the County of Rutland, on WEDNESDAY the SECOND Day of OCTO- BER next, between the Hours of Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon and O ne o'clock in the Afternoon, for the Term of one or three Years, as the Trustees then pre- sent shall think proper, from the 21st Day of October next, at Noon, in the Manner directed by the Act passed in the thirteenth ' Year of His Majesty King George the Third, " for regulating Turnpike- Roads;" which Tolls were lett the last three Years at the several Sums hereafter- mentioned, that is to say, Ayston Tall- Gale =£. 108 Rockirgham Toll- Gale 92 Glen- Lane Toll- Gate 50 at which several Sums the said Tolls will be put up • and whoever happens to be the Best Bidders must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction ot the Trustees of the said Turn- pike- Road, for the Payment of the Rent agreed for, and at such Times as they shall direct SAML. DOUGAL, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Turnpike- Road Glaston, 29/ I Aug. 1805. . •,'... 1 Friday and Saturday's Posts. LONDON, August 30. THE affair of the 22( 1, between Admiral Cornwallis and ! he Brest fleet, was more serious thrin the bulletin published by Government led u » to suppose. The sallant Admiral himself, in the Ville de Paris, led the van, and had nearly cut off the French Rear- Admiral; He was nobly supported by Sir R. Strachan, in the Caesar, who requested permission, by signal, to range next to him in the line. The other ships particularly en- gaged were, the Namnr, Captain, and Montague. The Captain had recently joined the fleet, and distinguished herself very much. Her fire was the most tremendous ever witnessed; she appeared one entire blaze. Part of a shell struck Admiral Cornwallis upon the breast, hut fortunately it. did him no injury. The Cajsar hod three men killed and seven wounded. The Ville de Paris and Namur had several wounded, hut none kille d they received several shot in their hulls and sails. The French fleet only advanced just outside their bat- teries, when the action commenced; vet, had they not tacked and ran back so soon, a general en- gagement must have ensued, or several of them would have been taken. The enemy, no doubt,, suffered severely, as our ships were enabled to rake them. The Montague, Captain Otway, followed them close in under their batteries, constantly exchanging shots with ." hem. Notwithstanding all the accommodation and pliancy of the Cabinet of Berlin, the Prussian Monarch will find it a most arduous task to per- severe in his neutrality. If he suffers a Russian army to accumulate in Swedish Pome'rania, dls- , taut only a few hours march from the Electorate of Hanover, how is he to acquit the engagement which he is supposed to have made with Bonaparte ? If, on the other hand, he should declare against the occupation of that province bv an ally of f4Sweden, how is he to avoid embroiling himself with the Emperor of Russia? Should his Minister, in the diplomatic communications that may arise, advance that his Master opposed the occupation because it compromised the tranquillity of the North of Germany, would not the argument be retorted upon him ? Would he not be required, upon the same principle, to expel the French from Hanover? That Electorate is just as convenient for making an irruption into the dominions of his Swedish Majesty, as Pomerania is for the invasion of Hanover, and the bringing of a Rus- sian force in contact with the vmies of France. Had his Prussian Majesty resolutely declared against the occupation of the Electorate, when first thai, bold infraction of the public law of Europe was meditated by France, he would not be placed in the state of difficulty and danger in which he now finds himself; for there is no alternative for Prussia between the friendship and enmity of Russia. If she connive or acquiesce in the iiitro- rlui tion of a Russian army into Swedish Pome- ranin, she must, incur the displeasure of Bonaparte; if she oppose it, war ensues with Russia;.— We king to see the attempt made; it will be the touch- stone of her neutrality. A considerable body of Hanoverians, it appears, if about to be raised, for the purpose of adding them to our Corps of Marines. There is no doubt of ihe dispositions of the unfortunate subjects of his Majesty's German dominions being loyal in a high degree. Indignant at the treatment they have experienced from their invaders and oppress- ors, they feel many personal reasons to strengthen their affection to their Sovereign, and their hatred to the tyrant of France, all whose efforts have hitherto been completely unsuccessful to wring from the people of Hanover any expression of submission, or approbation of his injustice, or any requests of union with France, or of a constitution of his appointment. Wi re the Russian forces to proceed through the North of Germany into Han- over, and to succeed in expelling the scourges of Europe, there is 110 doubt that the Electorate would afford at h ast 20,000 brave soldiers, eager to avenge the wrongs of their country, exclusive of the general voluntary patriotic efforts of the people. Bonaparte has used every artifice to raise troops in Hanover, but has been unsuccessful. The few whom he procured at first he can scarcely trust; th;- remainder, we believe, are perfectly sound and well- disposed. Disarmed at present, they wait only the opportunity which, we trust, will speedily be given them, of a terrible and just retaliation.— Human nature must, indeed, have been strangely changed for the worse in these revolutionary tiroes, if the case he not the same ill all or most of the conquered countries; but an opportunity must be afforded them. It is observable, that in one of the late official notes in the Moniieur, the language of defiance which is usually held towards this country is ma- terially changed. It will be Recollected, that in the famous expose, published before the war by the French Government, it was triumphantly as- serted, that " England, single- handed, was not a match- fir France." Two years of war, however, through the whole of which France has had the as- sist ahee of Holland, and during a part of which she has had the command. of the whole navy of Spain, have convinced her of the futility of that boast. Instead, therefore, of now asserting, that " Eng-[ land' is not a match, single- handed, for France," the proposition i. i considerably softened, and the J Miniiteur contents itself with declaring, that 1 " England, single- handed, Can do nothing against Fiance." The French have long been proverbial for mis- representat n as well as gasconade, and a glaring proof of theii talents in the former respect is ob servable in the returns they have made relative to the late action between Villeneuve and Sir Robert Calder. According to all the accounts from our fleet ( in which the Spanish Captains fully concur), the French ship Scipio was Very severely handled by our gallant tars, and had absolutely struck, though it contrived to make its escape, favoured by the state of the atmosphere; yet, in the French Admiral's official return of this ship, it was stated, that it had neither killed nor wounded. A more impudent falsehood hardly ever appeared, even in the naval records of Republican or Imperial France. The arrival of the East and West India convoys is daily expected. Directions were forwarded some days since to Admiral Cornwallis off Brest, and to the Admiral on the Irish station, to afford them every protection possible, should they fall in with them, and to convoy them up the Channel, should it be requisite. By letters just received, we learn that the cele- brated traveller Muugo Parke, with his compa- nions, Messrs. Anderson and Scott, who sailed from Portsmouth in the Crescent transport six months ago, having touched at the islands of Jago and Goree, arrived at Kayay, on the river Gambia, on the 14th of April, whence they were to proceed in a few days into the interior of Africa, to effect the business oil which they were dispatched, and which we believe to be of a very important, and extensive nature.— The heat was at that time so excessive, that the thermometer was constantly at JOO degrees and upwards in the shade, and for two or three hours after sunset continued at from 82 to 92 degrees. We are happy, however, to hear, that notwithstanding this excess of heat, the whole party had onjoyed perfect healththey only lost one of the 50 men they had received from the African corps at Goree, though they had been above fourteen days on had been unwell before they Model of an impregnable Castle.— Mr, Gillespie ' has invented a model for a covered battery, which is intended for guarding the coasts of the United Kingdom. It is upon a movable principle, and carric only one gun ( an 3- 1- pounder), which can he directed in a moment to any one given point. This gun can he elevated or lowered by the most simple machinery, and having a tube at the top parallel to its axis, it may be brought to take surer aim than by the mode now in use. The mechanism is so wonderfully ingenious, that it is calculated to turn the most ponderous mortars of guns of any calibre with the greatest ease, and the whole can be worked by five men, who remain inside the battery in perfect safety. It is so constructed, that it resists the most powerful engines used in the besieging of towns, & c. This wonderful in- vention has excited the admiration of all who have seen it. The Board of Ordnance have borne tes- timony of its merit. Mr. Pitt, Sir Sydney Smith, Sir Thomas Trollope, General Debbeig, are among its admirers. This impregnable castle resembles in slrtpe a polygon, moving round upon an in- clined pljuic, so as always to present an acute angle to the point of an attack. It is intended to be completely boinb- proof, by being lined on the outsides with iron, from two to four inches in thickness, which would render it impregnable to any shot, if even taken in a flank direction, which never presents itself, the'sides of the battery being BIRMINGHAM FIRE - OFFICE. ripHE Directors of the BIRMINGHAM FIRE- though they bad been ; | OFFICE being desirous of appointing AGENTS the river, and this man i in the CITIES and principal TOWNS in the Kingdom, ey left the island. ! request Persons of Respectability, who would wish ' to be appointed, to make Application to Ihe Secretary, who will inform them of the Allowance made for transacting the Business. Bv Order of the Directors, ROBERT INWOOD WITHE RIDGE, Sec. Birmingham, 1 § tb Aug. 1805. WILI. IAM WILKINSON, AGENT at NORTHAMPTON. To SHOPKEEPERS AND DEALERS IN BACON. THE above Article may be had Wholesale, war- ranted good and well cured, at 8Jd. and 9d. per Pound, by applying to WILLIAM PARKER, Sheep- Street, Northampton. Under a Commission of Bankrupt. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By R. M. JONES, At the White- Horse Inn, in Towcester, on Friday Evening, the 6th Day of Sepsember next, at SevL- n o'Clock, subject to such Conditions as will then be produced, rj^ lIE following ESTATES, lately belonging to » Mr. JOHN HILL, Grocer, Dealer and" Chap- man, viz. lot I. A LEASEHOLD MESSUAGE or TENE- MENT, with a Grocer's Shop, Out- Offices, and oth ' f Conveniencies thereto adjoining and belonging, in nerfect Condition, ? markablv well situated in the HIGH- STREET of the Town of TOWC ESTER, now or late in the Occupation of the said Mr. Hill. Liu 2. A FREEHOLD CLOSE ot exceeding rich PASTURE GROUND; containing 3A. 1R. 34P. by Statute Measure, situate at the End of the said an inclined planet. . Tile door or entrance conse- j Town of TOWCESTER, and adjoining the Chester Ihe inventor, ^ Turnnitp. Rnad witli , n quently is in'the back part of it.— we hear, has been for some time in treaty with Government. He has had the warmest, support from Colonel Crawford and Sir Sydney Smith.— The idea of Sir Sydney's late experiment was taken from' Mr. Gillespie's floating battery. Three ammunition waggons arrived at Wor- I cester on Wednesday seViiight, with 200,000 rounds of ball cartridges, besides gunpowder, for the use of the Volunteers. The last accounts from Weymouth state his Majesty to be in all respects in excellent health, though the death of so near and dear a relation as the Duke of Gloucester must naturally have excited very distressing emotions. An answer has been received from his Majesty respecting the funeral of the late Duke of Glou- cester, in consequence of which the corpse of his Royal Highness is certainly to be interred under Henry the Seventh's Chapel, in Westminster Abbey, along with, the remains of the departed branches of his illustrious family ; and the prepa- rations, which were suspended, have been ordered to proceed.— The funeral is to take place on Thurs- day next. A young man of respectable appearance was apprehended at Hull on Friday last, for uttering forged five- pound notes, purporting to he those of Raper, Swann, and Co. of York. He says his name is Charles Butler, late an Ensign in the 50th Foot: when taken into custody, four hundred and ninety- one forged notes were found tipon him, and he had passed seven just before, besides destroying two. About three o'clock on Wednesday morning, a fire broke out at a baker's shop, opposite the Flemish Chapel- yard, in St. Catherine's- lane, near the Tower. The houses being very old, and chiefly of timber, occasioned the flames to spread so Turnpike- Road, with an open Srai'ile standing thereon, now or late also in the Occupation of the said Mr. Hill. Lot 3. A PEW, pleasantly situated in the new Gallery of the CHURCH of TOWCESTER afore- said. To see the instates, apply to Mr. PERKINS, of Towcester; and for further Particulars, to him, or to Mr. JOSEPH GOODMAN, of Bradden; Mr. LAMSCRT, Grocer, in Upper Thames- Street, London; or Mr. KIRBY, Attorney at Law, in Towcester. proceeded to the southward, on their way to the Mediterranean. A few days ago, our squadron perceived the ex- tensive camp along the hills of Boulogne, to be struck in a few moments; immediately after 200 sail of the enemy's vessels came out of the harbour, and were attacked by our crhisers: they were full of troops, and even the smallest boat had as many oil board as she could possibly stow. ' Ihe wind, however, coming about to the westward, they all returned into the harbour, and our ships were not able to make any impression upon them.— It is supposed, from the number of brigs, praams, sloops, schuyts, gun- boats, and luggers, which are now stationed at Boulogne, and the adjacent small harbours along the coast, the enemy's ships in that quarter cannot amount to less than 2000, all ready for sea at a moment's notice; the luggers are parti- cularly numerous, and they are well known to be the most convenient for the debarkation of troops. The enemy's camp, it is caid, extends in a line of at least seven miles along the hills near Boulogne. Two Hamburgh Mails remain due. The intel- ligence which they may be expected to bring, has, however, been already anticipated; and we re- peat, that a grand plan of Continental co- operation is about to be adopted, the object of which is to restrain and correct the present system of French perfidy and aggression, inconsistent as it is with the tranquillity atid safety of Europe. A spirited Manifesto upon this subject is expected on the part of the Confederate States, to precede the actual commencement of* hostilities against the common disturber, of mankind. PRICE or STOCKS. Bank Stock 177J 178 SperCt. Red. . 5UJJ 3 per Ct. Cons. 57^ 58 4 per Ct. Cons. . 7iii 5 per Ct. Navy . g;) j Imp. 3 per Cents, sh. India Stock . 177 India Bonds . 1 2 dis. Exc. Bills . parSpr. Omnium . . 2J Under a Commission of Bankrupt. To tie SOLD by A U C T I 0 N, By R. M. JONES, On the Premises, at TOWCESTER, on Thursday and Friday the 12th and 13th of September next, 4 LL the STOCK in TR VDE, excellent IIOUSE- ll HOLD- FURVITUR1-, PLATE, LINEN, and other EFFECTS, lately belonging to Mr. JOHN HILL, Grocer," Dealer and Chapman.— The STOCK in TRADE consists of Grocery in general, with Count- ers, Drawers, Scales, Weights, Measures, Mills, Mortars, & c. Sec.; a large Quantity of Candles and ( fallow, of the best Quality, in Barrels; Melting1 Furnace ;' Di ping and Weighing Machine for making Candles, with every other Apparatus ( complete) for the Chandlery Business; one Four- year- old Hackney ; Bridles, Saddle, Panne!, and one Cart- Filler's Har- ness; A Number ot dry Casks, Wood, Hurdles, & c. ^ c.— The HOUSEHOLD- FURNITURE consists of Fea- ther and Flock Beds, Bedsteads, with Mahogany Posts, and excellent Cotton and other Furniture; Dimity and other Counterpanes ; Blankets, Sheets, and Table Linen; Mahogany Dining, Card, and other Tables; Mahogany Chest of Drawers, seven Feet high; two smaller Chests of Ditto; one Mahogany Dressing Chest; Bureau ; six Mahogany Chairs and tWQ Elbow Ditto, complete; Oak, Dining, and other Tables; Bedside and other Carpets; Clock and Case; Chim- ney, Pier, and Swin » * Glasses; Plate ; Glasses, China, and Earthenware; Kitchen Range and Kitchen- Fur- niture in general; Salting- Lead; Brewing Copper, Tubs, Beer Casks, with various other Effects. rT The Stock, & c. will be sold the first Day, the Household- Furniture the last Day. Catalogues may be had three Days before the . „ ... W, • . TN^ V ISAYA U1.1UIC ULC rapidly that it was with difficulty the lives of the ' Sale at the Bell Inn, Northampton ; the Bull Inn, inhabitants could be saved, by means of ladders, Stony- Stratford; the Plurne- of- leathers, Daventry; & c. indeed some of them were severely scorched. the Saracen's- Head Inn, Towcester; and the Auc- ,. , , , , , . , v i tioneer, Greensnorton. Ihe hre was got under about six o clock, after de- N_ B The Sale wia comrrence each Morning at straying 10 or 18 houses, the whole ot which Ten o'Clock. covered less ground than a small warehouse would occupy. The folloivingmelancholy circumstance happened off Dover one nighi. last week j—' The Jackal! gun- brig, Lieutenant Stewart, intending to board a fast- sailing . smuggling vessel, sent off her long boat, in which were two midshipmen and eighc men. The night being extremely dark, in the confusion of boarding the boat upset, when Messrs Lowen and Stewart ( the two midshipmen), and two of the seamen, were unfortunately drowned. To MARRET- HARBOROUCH, Aug. 30, 1805. Leicestershire Freehold Estate. be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. R 0 US E, On the Premises, in Market- Harborough, in the County of Leicester, on Thursday the 19th Day of September next, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall be then produced, aforesaid, called the QU EEN's- HEAD INN, now in full Business, and in the Occupation of Mr. David Oswin, who will shew the Premises. ( pT Further Particulars may be known on Appli- cation to GEORGE WARTNABY, in Market- Harborough. TURNPIKE- TOLLS TO BE LETT OTICE is hereby given, That a Meeting of the Trustees of the Turnpike- Road leading from Westwood Gate, in the Parish of Knotting, in the County of Bedford, through the Towns of Rushden and Higham- Ferrers, and over Irtlilingborough Bridge to the j'urnpike- Roadin Barton- Seagrave- Lane, in the Parish of Barton- Seagrave, in the County of North- ampton, will be held at the GREEN- DEACON INN, in HIGHVM- FERRERS aforesaid, on THURSDAY the 26th Day of SEPTEMBER next, at Eleven of the Clock ill the Forenoon ; when and where the TOLLS arising at the Toll- Gate, called WESTWOOD GATE, upon the said Turnpike- Road, will be LETT to FARM bv AUCTION, to the Best Bidder, between the Hour's of Eleven and Three, for such Term as shall be then agreed upon, and in Manner directed by an Act passed in the thirteenth Year of the Reign ot His present Majesty King George the Third, " for regulating Turnpike. Roads;" which foils were lett the last Year at the Sum of =£. 147, and will be put up at such Sum as the Trustees shall think tit.— Whoever happens to be the Best Bidder must at the same Time give Se- curity, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the T rustees, for Pajment of the Rents agreed for at suchTimesas they shall direct. JOHN ALLEN, Clerk to the Trustees. Hlgham- Ferrert, < 26lhv4ug. 1805. To MARBLE- MASONS. WANTED, TWO Journeymen, MARBLE MASONS, who may meet with constant Employ and good Wages, by applying to J. WHITING, Northampton; or at tne ROYAL DEPOT, Weedor.- Bcck, Northamptonshire. BANBURY, 13th August, 1805. N'OTICE is hereby given, That, by the parti- cular Desire of several Gentlemen, Farmers, and Gr. izirrs, a large MARKET, for the SALE of all SORTS of CATTLE, is appointed to be held annually within this Borough, on the SECOND THURSDAY in SEPTEMBER. BANK or ENGLAND BILL LOST. No. 0.308. TEN POUNDS.— baled May, 1805. \ 75THOF. VER may have the Bill answering the V * above Description, is earnestly intreated to communicate the same by Letter, directed to Z. Y. at tile Post O Ifice, Northampton ; and to any Person who may be the Means of discovering how the above- described Kill was stolen, a Reward'of TEN GUINE AS will be paid, bv applying as above. GAM E. GREAT and L TTTL E- 0 X EN DON MANORS. " VfOT1CE is hereby given, That all unqualified X\ Persons who shall be found sporting in either of the above Manors will be prosecuted; ami all qua- lified Persons are requested to sport sparingly upon them, as the Game has been of laie much destroyed. GLASTIIORPE MANOR. fg^ IIE Game on this Manor having been of late i. much destroyed by unqualified and other unau- thorized Persons, Notice is hereby given to ail Persons to desist from sporting or trespassing on the said Manor, or otherwise they will be prosecuted without further Notice. 31j< August, 1805. ~ NUT- GATHERING. WHEREAS the Woods of WILLIAM SELBY, Esquire, situate in WHADDON CHASE, and in the Parish of SI1ENLEY, and Hamlet of NASH, in the County of Bucks, have for several Years past been much injured by Persons getting Nuts therein: Notice is hereby given, that all Persons whomsoever who shall be guilty of the like Trespasses hereafter, will be prosecuted with the utmost Rigour; Mr. Selby being firmly resolved to persevere in the Measures adopted in the last Autumn, until the Practice shall be whollv suppressed. mmlow, 29rA Aug. 1805. TIH tAPSTON ASSOC IA TI ON, For the Prosecution of Felons, SfC. WHEREAS on Friday Night the 23d Instant, or early on Saturday Morning the 24th, some Person or Persons did STEAL and CARRY AWAY from a Close in GEDDINCTON CHASE, occupied by Mr. WILETAM BEi. L. of Stanion, A SHEF. P, branded WB. on the far Hip: Whoever will discover the Offender or Offenders, shall, on his or their Con viction, receive a Reward of FIVE GUINEAS from Mr. Thomas Knight, of Twvwell, Treasurer; and a ; _ • , further Reward of FIVE GUINEAS from the said [ Wad they steered direct for Brest, they would, ... William Bell.— And if more than one was concerned all probability, have fallen in with Admiral Calder, in the above Felony, and either Will discover his Ac- and must have reached that port long before the complice or Accomplices, lie shall be entitled to the date 0f Admiral Cornwall's last dispatch. It is ferfon ' Al> PUCa"- mOMAS MCHl! thereforc not treasonable to suppose, that they Txuywtllt Aug. 1805. must either have got into Kochetort or Ferrol, or LONDON, August 31. SOME further dispatches have been received at the Admiralty from Admiral Cornwallis, dated the 25th instant. At that time, the enemy had not made any fresh movements, nor- had the gallant Admiral received any advice of the combined fleets. We understand, however, that the dis- patches state the arrival of Admiral Sir Robert Calder off Ferrol; and this circumstance gave rise to a report, that the combined fleet had again returned to Ferrol, where they were blockaded by the British squadron.— The master of the Trimmer cartel, arrived at Portsmouth from Corunna, states that when he left that port on the 20th, there was not a single ship of the line there. The day after he sailed, he fell in with the Defiance, one of Sir I Robert Calder's squadron, about seven leagues I from Corunna. The former statement of our squadron having been off Ferrol on the 20th, ap- pears, therefore, to have been correct. The cartel neither saw nor heard any thing of the combined squadrons. It is the opinion of Lord Nelson, that they may have got into Rochofort; but no certain information respecting them has vet been received. NORTHAMPTON, SATURDAY EVENING, August 31. BIRTH.] On Tuesday last, at the Attorney- General's house, at Hampstead, the Hon.' Mrs. Spencer Perceval, of a daughter. MARRIED.] On Thursday last, at Siston, Gloucestershire, Philip Thomas Wykham, Esq. of Thame Park, Oxfordshire, and Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, to Esther Louisa Trotman, daughter of Fiennes Trotman, Esq. of Siston- Court, Gloucestershire. Same day, Edw. Noble, Esq. of Birmingham, to Miss Allsop, of Derby. On Saturday se'nuight, at Castle- Donington, Mr. Bakewell, of Derby, to Miss Ashforth. A few days since, Edward Tomes, Esq. of Southam, Warwickshire, to Miss Shuttleworth, daughter of John Shuttleworth, Esq. of London. On Tuesday se'nnight, at Oundle, Mr. Oliver Cox, of Ringstead, to Miss Catharine Webster. On Sunday last, Mr. James Sargennt, to Miss Martha Sutton, both of Wellingborough, in tlus county. On Tuesday last, at Rugby, Mr. Knight, builder, of London, to Miss Letitia Broinwich, of the former place. DIED.] On Thursday se'nnight, at Tunbridge- Wells, George Bussy Villicrs, Earl of Jersey, Viscount Viiliers, of Dartford, and Baron of ' IIoo, in Kent, and Viscount Grandison, of Ire- land. His Lordship was in his 71st year. He was on a visit to Viscount and Viscountess Villicrs, at. their house, Prospcct- Lodge, and had accompanied them that morning to the Wells. Upon his return from the walks to Prospect- Lodge, after drinking the waters, he fell down in a fit and instantly ex- pired. His Lordship is succeeded in his titles and estates by George, Viscount Villiers, his eldest son, who married Lady Sarah Fane, daughter of the Earl of Westmorland. On Saturday se'nnight, at Nether- Brougliton, Leicestershire, aged 15, Mrs. Maim. Lately, Miss Ann and Miss Sarah Revitt, daughters of Mr. Wis. Revitt, stouc- masou, of Biggleswade, Beds. A few days since, Mr. John'Davies, silkman, of Coventry. On Saturday last, in his 19th year, Mr. Samuel Whitwell, son of Mr. Alderman W'hitwell, of Coventry. I Yesterday, Mrs. J. Broad, eleven years Matron to the General Infirmary in this town. - Lieutenant C. W. Kerr, of the 62d regiment, is appointed to be Captain, without purchase, vice D'Alton, appointed to the 90th Foot.— London Gazette. I The Altborp, Northampton, and Wymersley Troops of Yeomanry, commanded by F. arl Spencer, and the Northampton Troop of Cavalry, com- manded by Captain Kerr, were inspected on Thurs- day last, on the Market- Hill, bv General Gwynne, General VV'arde, and Colonel Corbett. who indi- vidually expressed themselves perfectly satisfied with the state and appearance Of the different troops; remarking, with pleasure, that notwith- standing the very important avocations in which so many of tin. members « f the different Troops were at; this time necessarily engaged, but few were absent. ' I^ he third battalion of Birmingham Volunteers have offered to extend - their services, at this mo- ment, to anv part of Great- Britain. The offer has been accepted.- Wednesday last being the Anniversary Meeting of the General Infirmary in this town, for the relief of the sick and lame poor of all counties, there was a great appearance of Governors a* d Subscribers at the Angel Inn ( the Right Hon. Earl Spencer in the chair); where the report of its present state of the patients, admitted and dis- charged, and of tJie monies received and paid within the last year, was read and laid before them; when they rxpresscd great satisfaction in the management of this noble charity, by which •' Sr, 490 persons have been cured, and 5402 have been relieved since' the foundation of the Old County Hospital in 1744. After which the Go- vernors and Subscribers walked in procession to the Parish- Church of AH Saints, where a most ex- cellent sermon was preached on the occasion, by the Rev. W. S. Willes, from the 3d chapter of the 1st book of Kings, verse the 14th, And if thou rcilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days; and a collection was made j at the church doors as usual, amounting to £. 76 12s. Sd. to which 4s. has since been ! added. Grand Junction Cunal.— We are happy to nn- I nounc. e the completion of nearly all the great | works which were going on upon this important and extensive line of inland navigation, rendered I peculiarly interesting to Englishmen by forming an j immediate connection with the British capital, and ( the numerous canals which intersect and cross each other in all directions between our great ma- ! nufacturing towns and works.— On Monday morn- | ing last, the stupendous embankment between 1 Woolverton and Cosgrove, near Stony- Stratford, ! Was opened for the use of the trade. Boats navigating the Grand Junction Canal will now avoid the delay, labour, and danger, of passing: I ei^ ht locks; and there is plenty of water secured n ( till lately) one of its mOst deficient levels.— We are also assured that ihe Tring summit, not- withstanding an increasing trade, and that period of the year is arrived when deficiencies as to water are generally beginning to be severely felt,— is as completely supplied, as evidently to rise daily( when the steam- engine there is kept constantly at work; nor was there any necessity for using it at all, till July had commenced.— The Braunston summit is also equally improved.— Besides the water now remaining in the two reservoirs, tile steam- engine, which began working about Mid- summer last, throws back half, or more than half, the necessary quantity for working the locks towards the Oxford Canal; and side- ponds have within this fortnight been connected with the locks, to the south of that summit, saving also in that direction a very considerable quantity of water. The branch and iron railway, which arc to con- nect the Grand JunctionCanal with the river at this town, as also with the Leicestershire and North- amptonshire Union Canal, are proceeding with great spirit, and their completion may be c- xjjec^ cd about the end of next month. This new junction is expected to prove of great importance to this county, Leicestershire, and several of the adjoin- ing coun'k s. A meeting of the Commissioners named in the Act, for deciding nil differences be- tween the Company and individuals or bodies of men, began on Monday last, nt Aylesbury, find continued its sittings until Wednesday; when the disputes between the Company and the millers on the Thame river were fully gone into; and we are happy to hear, that, the millers agreed to withdraw all claims for satisfaction, for the water of which they have been hitherto deprived. We are now surrounded on every side by the bounteous attributes of the " God of harvest;" and whether jve look to the species of grain con- stituting the " staff of man's life;" to the bearded ear, which supplies his most wholesome beverage ; or to the bending oat, the chief article, of pro- vender for his cattle ; we are equally filled with gratitude to the Divine Dispenser of Gocrl, for the great plenty of every kind with which it has pleased him so generally to fill our corn fields.— The crops were never known to be greater, and the weather has hitherto been propitious to their maturity. At Hinckley fair, on Monday last, mcated stock was ready sale, and the major part bought up early ill the day. Last week, 200 sixpenny loaves were distributed among the poor of the parish of St. Martin, Leicester, being the produce of a wager between an assessor and a parishioner of the said parish. Some words arising between the parties, it was as- serted the assessor had obliged a neighbour to pay his assessment twice. Five guineas were laid by tiio assessor that the party alluded to would not . near, it: the party did swear before a Magistrate, " that he had been charged twice, and tens otd. gcil to pay the second time, on the caih of the assessor." The money was consequently won by the parish- ioner, who disposed of it as above among the de- serving poor. On Sunday night last, about half past eisht o'clock, a gentleman in his own carriage, with post- horses from the Crowns, in Leicester, was stopped within a short distance of Ro'thley- House, on the road to Loughborough, by two highwaymen, apparently well mounted, one of whom l- ode up to the post- boy, presented a pistol to Ijis head, and threatened to blow out his brains, whilst the other robbed the gentleman of his watch, and pocket- book, containing upwards of .20. On giving the watch, the geiitloinan said it was a family piece of little value, and expressing a wish to keep it, it was Tturned, and the highwayman also gave him a guinea out of his pocket to pay his expences. They turned their horses towards Leicester, sup- posed for Northampton races. They are repre- sented as small in stature, slovenly in appearance, but capitally mounted. Saturday last was committed to the gaol of this county, by the Rev. Thomas Hornsby, William Coburn, charged on suspicion of stealing a piece of Russia- duck cloth, the property of Mr. Joseph Enock; and a brass furnace, a small brass kettle, a pewter pot, and a copper tea- kettle, the property of John Willson ; both of Radway. —— NORTHAMPTON RACES. Tuesday, August 17th, the Gentlemen's Subscription Purse of £. 50 ( for three- year- olds). Mr. Andrew's br. c. Fathom, by Trumpator . - 1 1 Mr. Emden's br. c. Experiment I S Same day, a Subscription of 5gs. each, for Hunters, ^ 31 Subscribers.) Mr. Andrew's bv. h. Norval, by Jupiter, 5 yrs old 1 1 Mr." Morris's ch. h. Tornado, by Whirlwind, aged — 4 9 Mr. Pell's br. g. aged 3 3 Mr. John Fletcher's b. g. Star, by Skyscraper, 5 vrs old 2 4 Mr.' Cooch's hi. g. Black Prince, by Grass- hopper, 6 yrs old dis. Wednesday the, the Town Fur of £. £ 0 free for any horse, mare, or gelding. Mr. Elwes's b. m. Maiden, 4 yrs old 2 1 1 Mr. Fisher's b. hi. Two- Shoes, 4 yrs old .. 1. 2 2 Mr. Newman'sb. g. Dragon, aged dis. Three capital Heats; the first was won by about a head, and the second' was so near that it was ex- tremely difficult to determine which was the winner. Same day, a Hunters' Stakes of lUg*. each ( 6 Sub- cribers J. Mr. Andrew's br. h. Norval I Mr. Wilson's b. g. Madman, by Traveller 2 Same day^ a Cup, of l: 0gs. value; 13 t. each. -. Wilson's ch. h. Hackney ,_ t 1 1 Mr ,. Mr. Benton's bay blind horse 1 z a Mr. Diage's br. m. Careless, by Grog 2 dr Thursday the 29th. Mr. Andrew's Norval against Mr: Wilson's Mad- man, lOst each, 100gs:— Mr. Andrew received SCgs. (£ 3" The prisoners in the County Castle at Bedford, return their most grateful thanks for a lot of beef, sent them by a Lady unknown. * We are happy to announce, that the paragraph in our obituary last week, of the death of Phillips Lyttelton, Esq. of Studley- Castle, Warwickshire,' is not true.— Birmingham Gazette. PRICE of Northampton iSS- X- ia- iS^- CORN per. Quarter at Saturday, August 31. Beans, 51s. Od. to 55s. Od. Peas, 00s. Od. to 00s. 0d. By the Standard Measure. Wheat, S8s. to lOrts. Od. Rye, 56s. Od, to GOs. Barley, 49s. Od. to 51s. Od. Oats, 31s. Od. to 33s. fid, J. GRAFTON, Inspector. Corjl- Exchange* Lui. dan, Friday, August 30. Arrivals of Wheat - coastwise, since our last, are not numerous; but having this week a further import- ation of several thousand quarters, in addition to the extraordinary quantity on hand, causPS . few sal^ s, and to tho., e o,!. y in demand, at full 5s. per quarter lower than on Monday: si me few pr me samples of two- year old, for mixing, are at on ad- vance on our general currency.— R\ e, with Barley and Malt, are each cheaper.— But few Grey Peas - Beans are rather lower.— Oat-, in'lo d Mipp.' j, part foreign, and this article is also somewhat lower - Flour at 3s. per sack less, and a further reduction expected. LIST . of FAIRS, from Se. pt. 2 to Sept. 14, with n the Circuit if this Paper. W. Sept. 4. Warwick, Buckingham, and Chirping- Norton. Th. 5. Ashby- de- la- Zeuch and Brigs lock. M. 9. Oakham. F. —— 13. LtUister. 1 THE GOOD MAN's GRAVE. ' MEATH the tall oaks that shade yon village spire, Where slowly winding steals the silver stream, Where weary'd mortals from this world retire, Sleep undisturb'd and free from fancy's dream ; There lies entomb'd, beneath the mould'ring sod, The orphan's father and the poor roan's friend, Who smooth'd the rugged path Affliction trod. Whose pride was virtuous knowledge to extend. There oft at eve the rustic village throng, Stre*\ flowers with fancy o'er the good man's grave, There oft at eve they sing the sacred song, The song of sorrow for the good and brave. A SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. In » onseq* ence of Mr. Bromford's declining to J& le on Saturday, attheYork Races, Mrs. Thornton To the PROPRIETORS of ESTATES in the Pa- rishes and Hamlets of TVJRS GHOF. and PIOI'ITLES- TUCIKNK, in the County of Bucl: s. MEETING of " the PROPRIETORS of ESTATES in those Parishes, is intended to be holden at the KINC'S- AR « S INN, at IVINGHOE, Bucks, on WEDNESDAY the 28th of AUGUST next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, to take into Consi- deration the Expediency of applying to Parliament for Leave to bring in a Bill for inclosing, or allotting and dividiijg- the several open and uninclosed Common Fields in the said Parishes and Hamlets; at which Meeting the several Proprietors are requested to give their Attendance. WILL. HAYTON. 27lb July, 1805. ( Stocks- House, Hempsted- Bag.) ~ N OT1CE IS HEREBY GIVEN, Application is intended tc loflourable Co the Honourable the House of Commons in the next Session ot Parliament for Leave to bring in a Bill in order to obtain an Act for continuing the Term .. . and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act passed walked, or ratlier cantered, m a most excellent stile, t jn the twenty- first Year of the Reign of His present over the course, accompanied by Colonel Thornton, j Majesty King George the Third, far mote effectually 1 agreeably to the terms of tiic match, for four hogsheads of Cdtfs It otic, 2000 guineas, h. ft. and for COO guineas, p. p. bet by Mrs. T. Afterwards commenced a match, in which the above Eadv was to ride two tuilcs against Mr. Buckle, the jockey, well known at Net/ market nail other places of sport as a rider of the first celebrity. Mrs. Thornton appeared dressed for the contcst in a purple cap and waistcoat, nan- keen - coloured) skirts, purple shots, and em- broidered stockings; she was every way in health and, spirits, and scorned eager for the decision of the match. Mr. Buckle was dressed in a blue cap, with blue- bodied jacket and white sleeves. Mrs. Thornton carried 9st. Gib.; Mr. Buckle > 3st. Olb. At half- past three they started; Mrs. Thornton took the lead, which she kept for some time; Mr. Buckle then put in trial his jockey- ship, and passed the Lady, which he kept for only a few lengths, when Mrs. Thornton pushed forward, and came in in a stile far superior to any thing of the kind ever witnessed, gaining her race by half a neck. The manner of Sirs. Thornton's rifling is certainly of the first description; indeed her close seat and perfect management of her horse, her bold and steady jockevship, amazed one of the most crowded courscs we have for a long time witnessed; on her winning, she was hailed with the tiiost reiterated shouts of congratulation. Mis. Thornton rode Louisa, sister to Kill- Devil, by Pegasus, out of Nelly: Mr. Buckle rode Allegro, by Pegasus, out of AHegranti's dam. A terrible row took place at the stand in the afternoon, in consequence of a dispute between Mr. Flint, who rode against Mrs. Thornton last year, and Colonel Thornton, respecting c/. 1000. " Mr. Hint posted the Colonel on Thursday, and the Colonel recriminated yesterday. This day Mr. Flint came to the sJatid with a new horsewhip, which he applied to the Colonel's shoulders with great activity, in the presence of a crowd of ladies. All the gentlemen in the place, indignant at. this gross and violent outrage, hissed and hooted him. He was arrested by order of the Lord Mayor and several Magistrates who were present, and" given into custody of the city runners, until he can find bail, himself in ,£. 1000, and two sureties in £. 500 each. Colonel Thornton is also bound over to prosecute the party for the assault. limiting regulated.— At a late meeting of the Jockey Club, it was resolved, " That all bets made on the Derby or Oak's Stakes at Epsom; the Pavilion tit Briglithelmstonc; the St. Leger at Doncaster; and also on the Newmarket Stakes, and the Oatlauds' Stakes in the Spring and October Meetings— be deemed play or pay bets; and also, that all hots between particular horses be null and void if neither of the horses happen to be the winner, unless specified to the contrary." Sir Sydney Smith's Erpen\ ment.— Friday this gal- lant officer entertained the iuhf. bitants residing at the water- side with a new kind of nautical experi- ment. Some time since Sir Sydney constructed the model of a vessel intended to convey large bodies of troops, without, noise or confusion, in shallow water, under the enemy's batteries. The first, experiment took place on Friday morning about ten o'clock, when Sir Sydney, a naval Lieu- tenant, and six men, independently of four others who were stationed at the oars, got on board the vessel, proceeded up to Chelsea, and from thence sailed down the river to Greenwich. The form of this spft resembles two wherries laid alongside, but separated by means of a platform twenty- four feet wide and twenty- two feet long, to which the wherries are attached. Eight sprit- sails carries the yessel. These sails are so constructed as to form, when necessary, a complete tent, under which the regulating officer and men are stationed. The' whole contrivance appears very, ingenious, and the most sanguine expectations are formed of its ultimate success. A patent has lately been obtained for sundry improvements in the art of making paper, and which consist in the application of machinery instead of hand- labour, in almost every branch of the process; and although the apparatus is said to be extremely simple, the effect surpasses all credibility, as well for its facility as the accuracy of the execution. By this machinery, paper can be made of very great diincnsiops ( even many feet square) with perfect ease; and, by a continual or circulating process, sheets may be made of an immoderate width ami almost endless length. Paper can also be completed from the liquid stuff to a marketable state at ot^ o operation, that is to say, bypassing only once through the machine; so" that if there is a river of pulp or prepared stuff on one side the apparatus, a stream of finished paper will issue from the contrary to the warehouse, with a velocity proportioned to the speed of the machine. At York assizes, General Dickson, in the ser- vice of the East India Company, brought an action against. Mr. Allen, an attorney, at Harrowgate, for false imprisonment. It appeared that the de- fendant had arrested him instead of a Mr. Dick- son, and, though assured by Lord Balhavcn and Mr. Ramsay, the banker, of Edinburgh, that the General was not the man, persisted in holding him to bail.— The Jury gave a verdict for the plaintiff, with £. 200 damages. rsa.";' -'- --—'-' 1 —— SEPERNE's BLOOM OR WHITE CEPHALIC SNUFF. IN all Complaints of the Head, particularly the common Head- Ach, it gives immediate Ease; and at this Season, in particular, should be taken after Dinner, to prevent the ill Consequence of Drow- siness, too often experienced after a full Meal.— The I niury common Snuff does to^ the Head and Sto- mach, may be prevented by mixing a little ot this wholesome Snuff with it. In obstinate Nervous Complaints, Faintness, Lowness of Spirits, Wind in the Siomach, Fits of every Kind, Hysterics, Palsy, Lethargr. and Rheumatic Complaints, not only . taken as a Snufti but also mixed in any agreeable Liquor, and taken by the Mouth, its Efficacy has been asto- nishing in many thousand Instances, which cannpt he said of any other Shuif extant.— Price 2s. 3d. a Pottle. Sold Wholesale by Dicey & Co. Bow Church- Yard, arid at their Warehouse in Northampton; and Retail by Edge, Marshall, jmd Edmonds, Northampton; Robins, and Wilkinson, Daventry; Sheppaiu, and Wilcox, Towcester; Tuck & Mather, Wellingborough; Col lis & Dash, Kettering; and by every Vender of Patent Medicines in the United Kingdom. Market- IIai'borough and Welford Turnpike- Roads from Northampton. IN Pursuance of the Order of the Reverend Euseby I sham, Clerk, Nathaniel Pearce, Esq. the Reverend Langbam Rokebv, William Stanton, George Boulton, and Thomas Wright, Clerks, Notice is hereby given, That the next Meeting of the Trustees of the said Turnpike- Roads will be held at the House ot' Mr. WILLIAM HAMSHAW, the SWAN INN, at LAMPORT, in the said County, on THURSDAY the 5th Day of . SEPTEMBER next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, for the Purpose of passing the Treasurer's Accounts and transacting other Business relating to the said Roads. CHARLES MARKHAM, Clerk and Treasurer to the Trustees. Northampton, 2Ith Aug. 1805'. N repairing the Road from the Dun- Cow, in the Town of Dunchurch, to the Town of Hillmorton, in the County of Warwick, and from thence to St. James's- F. nd, in the Parish of Duston, in the County of Northampton, and for repealing the several Laws then in Force relating to the said Road; which Road_ passe til through the several Parishes or Places of Dunchurch, Bilton, and Hillniorton, in the County of Warwick; and Barby, Kilsby, Creek, otherwise Crick, Watford, West- Haddon, Long- Buckby, East- Haddon, Holdenby, Brington, Althorpe, Harleston, Dallington, and St. James's- End, Duston, all in the County of Northampton.— Dated this twenty- fourth Pay of August, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Five. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, MI AT a Petition will be presented to the Honourable the House of Commons in the next Sessions of Parliament tor Leave to bring in a Bill to enlarge the Term, and to amend, alter, and make more effectual the Powers of several Acts of Parlia- TULLNPIKE - TOLLS. T OTIC F. is hereby given, That the next Meeting of the Trustees of the Turnpike- Road leading trom Banbury, in the County of Oxford, to the South End of Mill Field, in the Parish of Lutter- worth, in the County of Leicester, will b; held at tlte P. ED- LION INN, in BANBURY, on FRIDAY the 6th Day of SEPTEMBER, 1805, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon; at which Meeting the TOLLS to arise for one Year at BANBURY BRIDGE TOLL- GATE, will be LETT by AUCTION, in Manner directed by the Statute made in the 13th Year of His present Majesty, " for regulating Turnpike - Roads ;" which Tolls produced in the last Year the Sum of ^. 302, over and above the Charges of collecting the same, and will be put up at that Sum.— Whoever happens to be the Best Bidder must at the same Time enter into Bond, with sufficient Sureties, for Payment of the Rent at such Times and in such Manner as the Trustees shall direct. Arid Notice is further given, that those Persons who, in Respect of the Occupations of their Farms, are entitled to compound for their Tolls at the said Turnpike- Gate, may attend the said Meeting, and compound for their Tolls at such Sums as the Trustee- s shall think fit, immediately before the Tolls are put up. 13y Order of the Trusties, EDM. BURTON. This Day is published, in a Pocket ? tze, Price Is, 6d. rPHE GAME LAWS; being a comprehensive * and familiar Treatise upon that Subject; com- prising all the Statutes and Resolutions of the Courts relating to Deer, Hares, Rabbits, Pheasants, Par- tridges, Grouse, Fish, and other Objects of Snort; together with the Qualifications by Estate and Certifi- cate, tor killing Game; the Appointment and Autho- rity of a Gamekeeper; the Mode of recovering Penal- ties under the Game Laws; the Law concerning Tres pass in the Pursuit of Game ; and the general Law j relating to Dogs. Fifth Edition, correctedand enlarged. London: Printed for W. CLARKE and SONS, Por- tugal- Street, Lincoln's- Inn; and sold by all other Booksellers in Town and Country. T Y T II iTs! This Day is published, in 8vo. Price 3s. a new Edi- tion, being the third, enlarged and improved, of rr/ ltt LAWS respecting TYTHES; comprising I all the Cases and Statutes on the Subject of Tvthes; whether great or small, personal, predial, or mixed; particularly by and to whom Tythes are pay- able, liow ihey are to be set out, and how to be reco- vered when withheld; likewise of the Discharge of Tythes by Composition, Modus, and other Means; and of Leases and Agreements concerning Tvthes; together with all other Matters necessary for the In- formation of Clergymen, Farmers, and Country Soli- citors. By JAMES BARRY BIRD, Esq. Author of " The Landlord and Tenant." OF WHOM MAY BE HAD, The Laws respecting Commons and Commoners, 8vo. 3s. Laws respecting Highways and Turnpike- Roads, 8vo. 3s. The Laws fespecting Travellers and Travelling, 8vo. The above four Publications, forming the second and last Volume of the LAW SELECTIONS, may be had, it taken together, done up in Boards, Price'lls. Or bound I2s. 6d. London: Printed for W. CLARKE and SONS, Portu- gal- Street, Lincoln's- Inn; and sold by all other Book- sellers in Town and Country. ment, passed in the 5th and the £ 5th Years of His Majesty's Reign, " for repairing and widening the Road from the Turnpike- Road in Banbury, in the County of Oxford, through Daventry and Cottesbach, to the South End of Mill Field,, in the Parish of Lutterworth, in the County of Leicester;" which Road passes through the several Parishes of Banbury, in the County of Oxford; the Hamlet of Grimsbury and the Parish of Chalcomb, in the County of North ampton; the Hamlet of Wilscott and the Parish of Wardington, in the County of Oxford ; and the several Parishes of Chippingwarden, Aston- le- Walls, Byfield, Charwelton, Fawsley, Badby, the Hamlet of Drayton, the Town and Parish of Daventry, Welton, Ledgers- Ashby, Kilsby, and Lilbourn, in the County of Northampton; Hillmorton, Clifton, and Newton, in the County of Warwick ; and Catthorpe, Cottesbach, Misterton, and Lutterworth, in the County of Lei- cester.— Dared the I2th Day of August, 1S05. By Order of the Trustees, EDM. BURTON- TV] OTICE is hereby given to all Persons whom i- N it may concern, That at the next Session of Parliament a Petition will be presented to the Honourable House of Commons for Leave to bring in a Biii for continuing the Term, and altering, amend- ing, enlarging, and making more effectual the Powers of four several Acts of Parliament, tor repairing the Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Bucking- ham, so far as the said Acts relate to the Road from Wendover to the Town of Buckingham, in the said County of Buckingham; and which said Road pa^ seth through the several Parishes of Wendover, Stoke- Man- deville, Weston- Turvill, Aylesbury, Hardwick church, Cresiow, Dunton, Hoggeston, Swanbourne, Winslow, Addington, Adstocfc, Padbury, and Buck- ingham, in the County aforesaid.— Dated the 19th Day of August, 1805. By Order of the Trustees, Winslow. LANCELOT WYATT, Clerk. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, riMIAT the next Meeting of the Trustees for re- it. pairing and widening the Road from the great Bridge in the Borough of Warwick, through Southam and Daventry, to the Town of Northampton, will be held at the SARACEN'S- HEAD INN, in DAVENTRY, on TUESDAY the TWENTY- FOURTH Day of SEPTEMBER next, at Eleven o'Cfock in the Forenoon; when and where the TOLLS to arise for one Year, to com- mence from the 29th Day of September next, at the Gates or Turnpikes erected on the said Road, called the SOUTHAM GATS, the FLOORE GATE, and the NORTHAMPTON GATE, will be LETT to FARM by AUCTION, to the Best Bidder or Bidders, according to the Directions of the late Act of Parliament, for regulating Turnpike- Roads.— Whoever happens to be the Best Bidder must give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the Trustees, for Payment of the Rent at such Times as they shall direct. And at the said Meeting the Trustees will nominate ar. d appoint a Surveyor of that Part of the said Road which lies between Floore and Northampton. JOHN TOMES, Clerk to the Trustees. Warwick, 20/, i August, 1805. No. 2,147, a Prize of £. 30,000, STATE- LOTTERY for 1805, Begins drawing 30th SEPTEMBER. rpiCKETSand SHARES for the above Lottery - L are on Sale at HAZARD, BURNE, & Co.' s State- Lottery- Office, No. 93, under the Royal- Exchange, London. ffcS" Letters ( Post- paid; duly answered, and Schemes gratis. *** Country Orders, accompanied with short- dated Bills on London, Post- Ofiice Orders, or Cash in Par- cel by Coach or Carrier, punctually attended to, and Correspondents may depend on being treated exactly on the same Terms as if personally present. TICKETS AND SHARES ARE ALSO ON SALE AT Mr. J. ABEL's, Bookseller, NORTHAMPTON, Licensed Agent for HAZARD, BURNE, & Co. FIVE GUINEAS REWARD. QTOLEN, from the Tether, late on Wednesday Night, or early on Thursday Morning last, out of a Field, called or known bv the Name of RICK- BEOS, in the Parish of NEWTON - BLOSSOM. VILLE, in the County of Bucks, A BLACK MARE, of the Cart Kind, six Years old, has a small Star in the Forehead, a white Foot behind on the near Side, and a long Tail j carries her Head very forward, ami is frequently down of the Eyes. Whoever will bring the said MaTe to Mr. JOHN STURGES, of Newton- Blossomvilte aforesaid, or be the Means of bringing the Offender or Otteodeis to Justice, shall receive the above Reward, Neil- ton - Blossomville, Aug. 23d, 1805. To the LADIES of NT) TnTHAMRT() N and its" Environs. MRS. VINCENT'S GENUINE ROWLAND'S LOTION is the most innocent and the msst efficacious Medicine in the World, for the Cure of ail Eruptions in the Face, for clearing the Skin, improving the Complexion ; the superior Efficacy rf which will he seen in the following Letter from tiat Right Hon. Lord SHERBOURNE to Mrs. VINCENT-— " MADAM, " Your Lotion having been recommended to me fey " a Lady who received great Benefit from it, oral " hearing it is much superior to Dickinson's, 1 Ixx " you will send mea Guinea Case. " I am, Madam, your humble Servant, " SHEKBOURNE.? Mrs. VINCINT, the only original Proprietor of this Lotion, being the actual Widow and Relict of tlx i'jtit Air. Thomas Vincent ( who, upon their Marriage, made a regular Assignment, and placed ill her Hands tine original Receipt of the late celebrated Dr. 6W « 1J has continued the Name of Vincent since Iter subse- quent Marriage with Mr. Tyler,- lest artful and scur- rilous Characters might convert the Discontinuance of the Name of Vincent to serve their own obvious Purposes. 03* This Lotion cannot be genuine, unless the Name M. E. VINCENT is signed on the Label on each Bottle. Sold in Northampton by Messrs. Dicey & Sutton, Mr. Edge, Mr. Edmonds, and Mr. Abel; in Newport- Pagnell by Mr. Inwood; in Harborough bv Mr. Harrod ; and bvSll the respectable Venders of genuine Medicines in Europe; in Quarts, 8s. 6d.' Pints, 5s. fid. and Half- Pints, 2s. 9d. 8,221 =£. 20,000 10,215 ... ^ E. 2,000 6,431 .... 20.0W 12,393 2.000 10,234 10,000 19,510 2,000 9,098 5,000 1,611 2, U00 21,2.18 .... 21,571 ... 5,000 27,749 2,000 5,000 For Fevers, Colds, sore Throats, Rheumatisms, the Yellow Fever, St. Antltonifs Fire, and for Inflam- mations of the Lungs, Bowels, Bladder, S( C. DR. JAMES's POWDER. rpHIS MEDICINE, which is so superior to all X others in Efficacy, Certainty, and Safety, should ever be given on the first Attack of the Disorder; for, if it be not sufficient of itself to effect a Cure ( as in intermittent and putrid Fevers), it is allowed to be the best Preparative for, and Concomitant with, the Bark and other Remedies, which the Symptoms require. But as the genuine Powder has been often known to restore the Patient, after its Substitutes, and every other Febrifuge, have tailed, it ought to be tried even in tne last Extremity.— Great Benefits have been derived from the Powder in Disorders thought beyond the Reach of Medicine, when taken every Night, as an Alterative; and, from the Success of the Rev. Mr. Singleton Harpur, of Dublin, there is Reason to believe that it may prove a Remedy iu the Hydrocephalus, or Water on the Brain. Sold only by F, Newbery and Sons, No. 45, St. Paul's Church- Yard, London; and, by their Ap- pointment, by Dicey & Sutton, J. Edge, and W. Marshall, Northampton; in Packets, Price 2s. 9d. each, Duty included; or in Bottles, containing twelve Packets, Price 21s. as made up for the Army and Navy. N'. B. None can be genuine that have not the Words, " F. Newbery, No. 45, St. PauPs," engraved in the Stamps. Prizes of =£. 1,000 each. , No. 638, 5,342, 23,118, 21,6'.;;, 2,220,13,001, 1,063, whlt" I 6,790, 20,724 , 21,338, 21,713, and 16,339. Prizes of .£. 500 each. No. 3,235, 13, U2, 2,626, 11,215, 12,035, 22,385, 2,323, and 12,0/ S. fl HE above Capital Prizes have EVERY ONF. been 3 shared and sold, in the Lotteries- in and for the Years 1804 and 1805, at the old- established Offices of T. B I S II, No. i, Cornhill, and9, Cliuring- Cross, London; where Tickets and Shares for the Lottery that draws in September are selling, in great Variety, and where all Persons in, the Country may be supplied the same as if present, by sending Post- OHice Orders, Bank Notes, good Bills, or Cash, with their Orders, Post- paid. THE ONLY LOTTERY TO BE DRAWN THIS YEAR Begins 30th SEPTEMBER, 1805. SCHEME. 3 Prizes of 3 — 6 10 — 30 60 4,500 — 3,000 lst- drri. Blanks =£. 20,000 10,000 , 5,000 2,000 1,000 5P0 100 50 20 10 each .60,000 30,000 15,000 8,000 6,000 5,000 3,000 3,000 90,000 i. 0,000 To TaOMAS TAYLOR, Esq. No: 9, New Bridge- Street, London. SI R, IConsider it but an Act of Justice due to the Merits of your LEAKE's PATENT PILLS, to communicate to you the following Cure, which has recently b: en performed by them:— An Acquaintance of mine, who, by the breaking out of an old Venereal Complaint ( attended by a Complication of Disorders arising therefrom), was reduced almost to a Skeleton, and although he had the best Medical Advice which could be obtained, and tried a Variety of Patent Me- dicines, Nothing could be procured which seemed to suit his Case, or to do him any Service: He remained in a most reduced and pitiable Situation for two Years, unable to follow his Profession, and scarcely able to walk or even to stand on his Legs; in Fact, no one who knew him ever supposed it possible for him to, recover. He was advised at last to try your LE AKE'S PILLS ; he did so, adhering strictly to the Directions given with them; he had not taken more than two Boxes before he found an Alteration for the better; this encouraged him to proceed, and by taking a few Boxes more he found his Appetite and Strength gra- dually return, and is now as healthy and stout as any Man 1 know. You are welcome. Sir, to refer any Person to me for a Confirmation of the above Account if it should be doubted. I am, Sir, your » bedient humble Servant, THOS. PURDAY. Libraty, Folkstone, July 10, 1805. Prepared and sold by the sole Proprietor, THOMAS TAYLOR, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, in London, at his House, No. 9, New Bridge- Street; where, after a constant Residence of more than forty Years, in a Practice particularly directed to the Cure of Venereal Complaints, and those inci- dental to the Parts of Generation in both Sexes, with that inviolable Secrecy which Men of his Profession should always observe, he flatters himself the Advice and Assistance he gratuitously administers to Persons taking this Medicine, will be esteemed, by a discern- ing Public, as an Advantage seldom to be obtained, and void of Ambiguity. They are also sold, by his Appointment, for the Convenience of those living at a Distance, by the Printers of this Paper, and Mr. Marshall, Druggist, Northampton; Wilcox, and Gallard, Towcester; Robins, and Wilkinson, Daventry ; Sharp, Warwick ; Rollason, Coventry ; Gregory, Leicester; Harrod, Harborough ; S'eetey, Buckingham; Loggi. i, Ayles- bury ; Knight, Collis & Dash, and Munn, Kettering ; Tuck & Mather, Wellingborough; Marriott, Banbury ; Tookey, Ouodle; Billinge, Liverpool; Atkinson, Manchester; and bv one Person in every considerable Town in Great- Britain and Ireland, in Boxes of only 2s. 9d. each, sealed up with full and plain Directions, whereby Persons of either Sex may cure themselves with- Ease, Speed, Secrecy, and Safety. { f." § " Every Box sold in Great- Britain is sealed up with a Stamp, on which, bv Favour of the Commis- sioners, is printed, at the Stamp- Office—'/'. Taylor, No. 9, New Bridge. Street— to imitate which is Felony, and all others are counterfeit. Spilsbury's Antiscorbutic Drops. r| Ml I', Success and Treatment of various Diseases JL of tile Body, the Public confessed when they rewarded the Fixa'tions of the INVENTOR of SFILS- BUUY'S PATENT AMTISCORBUTIC DROPS. It was not a little to possess a Mind which could smooth the Difficulties in introducing an advertised Medicine. Fond of Chymistry and its Pursuit, he knew it to be desirable to produce a mild Diaphoretic, which should give Vigour to the System, by promoting its natural Secretions, This is the Principle on which he acted, . keeping in Mind the Necessity of rendering the Dose small, and palatable to the Stomach. For his Success see his Publication, Price 3s. Od. with Cases of Scurvy, Gout, Rheumatism, Scrophula, Eruptions, See. Mr. SPILSBURY cannot be accountable for the Effects of any fixture but those marked " By the King's Patent" on the Bottle, in the Bill of Direc- tions, and Wrapper; the Stamp ( the King's Duty) of the genuine Medicine is aiso printed in black Ink instead of red.— Bottles 5s. 6d. 10s. and =£. 1 2s. Duty included. Sold at the Dispensary, No. 15, Soho- Square, Lon- don ; and may be had of the Printers of this Paper; ot Mr. Okely, Bedford; Tuck & Mather, Welling- borough; Collis Dash, and Munn, Kettering; Robins, and Wilkinson, Daventry ; and of most Venders of Patent Medicines in Town and Country. THE CORDIAL BALM OF GILEAL). LIEUTENANT- COLONEL COMCHOCS, of Ross- Lodge, Dunbarton ( Uncle to James Col- quhoun, Esq. M. P. Rosedoe- House, Dunbartoii,) has reaped the most extraordinary Benefit from Dr. Solomon's CORDIAL BALM of GILEAD, in a Nervous Complaint, attended with very alarming Symptoms ot Weakness, of many Years standing, occasioned by great Exertion and Fatigue during a long Campaign in tfie last American War. Many unsuccessful Remedies, recommended By the most eminent in the Profession, were tried, which would be tedious to recapitulate; suffice it to say, that the Cordial BaWn or' Gilead was the only Remedy that had the long- wished- for Effect. So sensible is the Colonel of the great Effi- cacy of this Medicine, that lie has generously given Dr. Solomon Permission to make Ose of his Name in recommending the Cordial Balm of Gilead as a most valuable, safe, and efficacious Medicine, in all Cases of Weakness or Relaxation of the Nervous System, & c. & c. July, 1800. Prepared by Dr. SOLOMON, Gilead. House, near Liverpool, in 10s. 6d. and 33s. Bottles; the latter contain four of the former, by which the Purchaser saves nine Shillings. Every genuine Bottle has a Stamp which bears the Proprietor's Name and Address, " Saml. Solomon, Liverpool," to imitate which is Felony. Double Postage of all Letters to Dr. Solomon, Li- verpool, must be paid, and his Fee of 10s. 6d. in- closed tor Advice. Sold Wholesale and Retail by the Printers of this Paper, also Retail by Marshall, and Edge, North- ampton; Collis & Dash, and Munn, Kettering; Dawson, and Harrod, Harborough ; Marriott, Bail- bury ; Wilcox, and Gal. lard, Towcester; Seeley, Buckingham; Richardson, Stony- Stratford; Edge, and Tuck and Mather, Wellingborough'; Robins, and Wilkinson, Daventry; Okely, and Smith, Bed- ford; Fox, St. Neots; Barringer, and Inwood, New- port- Pagnell; Swinfen, Leicester; by the Printers of the Country Newspapers; and by all the reputable Medicine Venders, Booksellers, & c. ' in every principal Town in England, Ireland, Scotland, and America, who will deliver Pamphlets gratis, with a Variety of authentic Documents noted therein. Of whom may he had. The ANTI - IMPET1GINES, or SOI. OMON's DROPS, for purifying the Blood, and restoring the System when impaired by the imprudent Use of Mer- cury, have been found the great and only Restorer of Health and Vigour in Disorders where Salivation has repeatedly filled.— Price 10s. 5d.— Family Bottles 33s. The ABSTERGENT LOTION, for removing Eruptions from the Surface of the Human Body.— Price 4s. 6d. a Bottle, Duty included. Also, A new Edition of SOLOMON'S GUIDE to HEALTH.— Price 3s. 7,619 Benefits 17,381 Blanks 25,000 Tickets ^. 250,000 The first- drawn Ticket 5th Dav =£. 10,000 Ditto 6th Day 20,000 Ditto 7th Day 5,000 Are Part of the above Capitals. TICKETS AND SHARES ARE ON SALE AT ALL, THE LICENSED LOTTERY- OFFICES. Price of a Ticket =£. 19 10s. Half =£. 9 19 0 I Eighth £. 1 10 Quarter 5 0 0 j Sixteenth ^... 1 5 For Bilious Disorders. JAMES's ANALEPTIC PILLS, a new Mode of administering these DR. FROM Pilfs, by the Advice of an eminent Phvsician ( see the new Directions), Bilious Diseases, So prevalent, particularly among Persons who have resided in hot Climates, are removed with greater Ease and Safety than by any other Medicine. They are equally effi- cacious in all Disorders of the Stomach and Bowels; in Indigestions, Loss of Appetite, habitual Costive- ness, troublesome Flatulencies, and Cholics; like- wise in Gouty Habits, in Giddiness, or Rheumatic Pains in the Head; as well as those occasioned by free Living: Thereby preventing Palsies and Apoplexies, so often the Consequence of Intemperance. Recourse should be had to them on the first Attack of a Cold, or any slight Indisposition, or after any Excess ot eating or drinking; and thus their well- known Characteristic will be maintained, of promoting Longevity. Travellers, by Sea or Land, should never be without the Analeptic Pills, as they require neither Confine- ment nor Alteration of Diet. They are sold only by F. NEWBERY & SONS, at the Warehouse forDr. James's Powder, No. 45, St. Paul's Church- Yard, four Doors from Cheapside, London, in Boxes, Price 4s. 6d. each; or in one large Box, containing the Quantity of six, for 24s. Duty in- cluded.— None are genuine but those which have the Words " F. Newbery, No. 45, St, Paul's," engraved in the Stamps. Sold also, by their Appeintment, by Dicey Si Sutton, J. Edge, and W. Marshall, Northampton." I^ ROM the Nobleman to the Peasant, Intoxica- . tion is the Cause of many of the Disorders which now afflict Mankind. When Reason is thrown off her Guard by the potent Force of drinking to Excess, it too often happens that this Imprudence produces another, or, in plain Terms, a Connection with a disordered or unclean Person; and frequently those who are guilty of these Indiscretions are on tile Point of entering into the sacred Band of Wedlock, with a discreet and virtuous Companion. What is the Con- sequence of these repeated Improprieties' The in- fectious Poison which has lurked in the Body of the Husband is communicated to the Wife, and entailed upon the Offspring, who comes into the World a disgusting Spectacle to all Beholders, and subject to the Evil, Eruptions of the most inveterate Tendency, & c. A Mechanic, who uses Metal in the Completion of any Performance, that has not been properly refined, will find his Workmanship break, crack, and display a Variety of Imperfections, in Defiance of all Pains and Diligence: It is exactly the same with those who enter into the State of Wedlock without having their Bloofl properly purified from the contagious Dis- tempers it receives through these Errors; than which Nothing is more efficacious than Dr. BRODUM's BOTANICAL SYRUP, being an admirable Diu- retic, and acting by Perspiration, never failing to cure Complaints of this Nature, after they have lain dormant in the Blood for seven, eight, or ten Years. Although it is so effectual, it is at the same Time so innocent, that a Child, or a lying- in Woman might take it with the greatest Safety; nor is there the least Danger of taking Cold even in the most inclement' Season, which it is scarcely possible to escape during the Administration of a Course of Mercury. The BOTANICAL SYRUP and RESTORATIVE NER- VOUS CORDIAL to be had at the House, No. 9, Al- bion- Street, Surrey Side of Blackfriars Bridge, in Bottles at £.\ 2s.— lis.— and 6s. Duty included. ( J^ T A. D. SWINTON, the Proprietor ( Son of Dr. Swinton, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London,) may be consulted from Ten till Three, or by Letter, containing the usual Fee. A Five Guinea Bottle contains six at 22s. • Sold also by the PRINTERS of this PAPER, and by the following Persons within the Circuit hereof, viz. Marshall. Northampton, and at his Shop in Harbo- rough ; Edge, Northampton, and at his Shops in Wellingborough and Towcester; Nixon, Leicester; Smith, Bedford; Jenkinson, Huntingdon; Tookey, Oundle; Beale, Thrapston ; Collis & Dash, & Munn, Kettering; Robins, and Wilkinson, Daventry; Tuck & Mather, Wellingborough; Jackson, Peterborough; Newcomb, Printer, Stanford; Wheeler, Aylesbury ; Marriott, Banbury; Gallard, Towcester ; and by most Booksellers and Medicine Venders in the three Kingdoms. For RHEUMATISMS, RHEUMATIC GOUT. LUMBAGO, NUMBNESS, PALSY, CHIL- BLAINS, SPRAINS, BRUISES, See. THE following recent Instances of the Efficacy . JL of WHITEHEAD'S ESSENCE of MUSTARO are published at the Request of the Parties, for the Benefit of others :— SIR,— Before I had Recourse to your celebrated Essence of Mustard, for two Months, I was under the Necessity of using Crutches; but I hereby certify ( for the Benefit of others) 1 was perfectly cured by taking a few Boxes of the Mustfrd fills, and applying a few Bottles of the fluid Essence, which I purchased of W. Ferrand, Chemist, Stockton. YouVs, W. CARBUTT. Hamhleton Hills, near Stockton, Yorkshire, January 3, 1805.- flcr Mr. Garbutt is a very respectable Farmer, universally known in the Neighbourhood of Stockton. SIR,— 1 have much Pleasure in acquainting you, that your Pills and Essence of Mustard nave relieved Numbew of Rheumatic Persons in our Neighbourliood this Winter; among the Rest a Mr. Brooks, Baker, ot Pinchbeck, who was unable to follow his Business, or even use his Arms; but on taking the Mustsrd Pilis, and applying the fluid Essence, he was very soon re- stored to his usual Health and Strength. These Cir- cumstances have necessarily increased the Demand for it; I request, therefore, that you will send me an immediate Supply, by the first Conveyance; aud am. Sir, yours, & c. Spalding, Jan. 27, 1805. T. ALBIN. It is prepared and sold, at 2s. 9d. each Bottle or Box, by R. Johnston, Apothecary, No. 15, Greek- Street, Sofio, London; and may be had of Dicey & Sutton, Northampton; Robins, Daventry; Tuck & Mather, Wellingborough; and of every other Medicine Vender in the United Kingdom. * « •* The Genuine is distinguished, by the Govern- ment St, amp being printed black, and the Name ot R. Johnston engraved in it. BANKRUPTS required ^ SURRENDER. John Edgar, of New- Sarum, Wiltshire, surgeon, August 30, Sept. 31, and Oct. 5, at the Antelope Inn, New. Sarum. Attornies, Mr. J. Hodding, Salisbury. George Lambert, of Holborn, Middlesex, victu- aller, August 30, 31, and Oct. 5, at Guildhall. At- torney, Mr. Ellis, James's- street, Buckingham- gate. Richard Smith, of Lutterworth, Leicestershire, mercer and draper, Sept. 13, 14, and Oct. 5, at the Hind Inn, Lutterworth. Attorney, Mr. Watson, Lutterworth. Mark Hughes, of Bury- court, Love- lane, l. ondon, wool- merchant, August 27, 31, and Oct. 5, at Guild- hall. Attorney, Mr, Pullen, Fore- street. John Williams, of Leigh, Lancashire, cabinet- maker, Sept. 5, 6, and Oct. 5, at the Legs of Man, Preston. Attorney, Mr. Troughton, Preston. Henry Hansom Angell, of New Bond- street, Mid- dlesex, haberdasher, August 27, 31, and Oct. 5, at Guildhall. Attorney, Mr. Berry, Walbrook. George Dodgson, of Kendall, Westmorland, grocer, Sept. 3, 7, and Oct. 5, at Guildhall. Attorney, Mr. Rigby, New City- Chambers. Alexander Aberdein, of I. isle- street, Middlesex, merchant, August 27, Sept. 7, and Oct. 5, at Guild- hall. Attornies, Messrs. Ross and Hall, New Bos- weU- court, Carey- street. > Henry Geary, ot Warrington, Lancashire, linen and woollen- draper, Sept. 4, 9, and Oct. 8, at the Dog Tavern, Manchester. Attornics, Messrs. Johnson and Bailey, Manchester. James Huddleston, now or late of Leicester, vic- tualler, August 29, 30, and Oct. 8, at the Plough, Hinckley. Attorney, Mr. Thomley, Hinckley. Samuel Bunn, of Great Charlotte- street, ' Black- friars- road, Surrey, merchant, August 31, Sept. It, and Oct. 8, at Guildhall. Attornies, Messrs. French and Williams, Castle- street. John Isaac, of Liverpool, merchant, Sept. 16, 17, and Oct. 8, at the Globe Tavern, Liverpool. Attor- ney, Mr. Orred, Liverpool. Thomas Wood, late ot Sculcoates, Yorkshire, dealer in spirituous liquors, August 30, Sept. 3, and Oct. 8, at the George Inn, Kii gston upon- HuIl. Attorney, Mr. Martin, Hull. DIVIDENDS to be made to Creditors. Sept. 28. Wm. Wilberforce Bird, ot Coventry, silk- rnanutacturer, at Guildhall, London. MARKETS.— London, August 20. We had again, to- day, large quantities of Foreign Wheat, but of our own produce no g: eat supply. Our buyers are become so very reluctant to purchase, that hardly any sales were effected, and those made were at a reduction of full 10s. per quarter. Thus supplied, and thus dull the sale, the mealing trade may be noted as rapidly on the decline.— Fine Flour, at the close of last Monday's market, was down at 80s. per sack, and to day the current price is 75s. — It is almost unnecessary to enumerate or observe upon the other articles of Grain; they are all of them cheaper ( except Grey Peas) and very dull of sale. Wheat.. .44s, to75s. Od. Fine Do. .80s. to83s. 0d. Rye 45s. to 51s. Od. Barley .. 36s. tolls. Od. Malt 76s. to8ls. Od. PRICE of FLOUR.— HOPS, per Pocket,— Sussex, 51.10s. to 71. 0s. NORTHAMPTON: Printed and Published by and for T, DICKY and IV. SUTTON. Oats 23s. to 31s. Od. HorseBeans40s. to 48s. ( Id. Tick Ditto 38s. tolls. ( W. • White Peas 40s. to46s. Od. Grey Ditto - 12s. to Itis. Od. • l ine 70s. to 7os. Od. Kent, 51. 12s. to 71. 10s.— - Farnham, 91. 0s. to 101.10s. SMITHFIELD, August26. To sink the otfai. Ox Beef, 3s. 6d. to 49. 6d. Wether Mutton, 4s. Od. to 4s. 6d. Veal, 4s. Od. to 5s. Od. Pork, 4s. Od. to 4s. 8d. Lamb, 4s. 6d. to 5s. 4d. Sold this day, Beasts, 18U0— Sheep and Lambs, 10,008. NEWGATE and LEADINHALL, August26. Beef, 3s. Od. to 4s. Od. Mutton, 3s. 4d. to 4s. Od. Veal, 3s. Od. to 4s. 4d. Pork, 4s. Oil. to 4s. 8d. Lamb, 3s. 8d. to 4s. 8d. TALLOW — Town 69s. 6d. Russia ( Can.) 00s. Od. to 71s. 6d. ( Soap) 68s. Od. to — s. Od. Melting Stulf — s. to 58s. Od. Ditto rough — s. to 43s. Good Dregs 10s. Od. Graves lis. Od. LEATHER, per lb. Butts, 50 to 56lb. 22d. to234< t. Ditto, 60 to651b. 25d. to26d. Merchants Backs, — d. to 22d. Dressing Hides, 214( 1. to 23d. Fine Coach- Hides, 23d. to 24^ d. Crop Hides for cutting, 22Jd. to 23Jd. Flat ordinary, 2Hd. to 224d. Calfskins, 3- J to 401b. perdoz. 38d. to 42d. Ditto, 50 to 701b. per doz. 38d. to 42d. Ditto, 70 to 801b. 36d. to 38d. Small Seals, per lb. 40d. to 42d. Large Ditto, per doz. 120s. to 180s. Goat Skins, — s. to — s. pet doz. Tanned Horse- Hides, 21s. to 38s. Od. per Hide.
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