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The Northampton Mercury

28/12/1805

Printer / Publisher: T. Dicey and W. Sutton 
Volume Number: LXXXV    Issue Number: 43
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Date of Article: 28/12/1805
Printer / Publisher: T. Dicey and W. Sutton 
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vfyamptim mm Vol. LX. XXV. <, Ready Money is expected ) No. 43. ( with Advertisements. i SATURDAY, Decern her 28, 1805. Ot ,. MJ;, 1 PRICE SIXPENCE, 5 ? tamH> uty * SJd. I Paper and Print 2Jd. Sunday and Tuesday's Posts. LONDON, December 24. PARIS Papers to the 11th, and Dutch Journals to , the 14th instant, have been received;— The Paris papers make no mention of the battle of tho 2d; and the Dutch Journals are equally silent, with the exception of an Order issued by General Bruce, which announces that the Frcnch had obtained a great victory over the Allies; and the Batavian State Gazette of the 12th, which Hates that a decisive battle had bpen gained by the French in Moravia, on the 2d, and promises the details in the next number; for which, how- ever, there is a kind of apology for the omission. In the number of that Gazette received by our Ministers it is confidently stated, that the loss of the Allies, on the occasion alluded to, amounted to no less than 40,000 men, with the whole of the Russian artillery; which, however, we cannot, forbear repeating, was completely reversed on the follow ing day. There is an article from Paris, in one of the French papers, which states, that the head- quar- ters of Bonaparte were about to be removed back to Schoenbrunn. This seems very like an inten- tion of preparing the public mind for the retreat of the French army. In another journal it is stated, that Bonaparte intended to proceed to Munich, for the purpose, as it is hinted, of crowning the Elector of Bavaria. The Paris papers boast that the French troops in Germany would soon amount to 280,000. We trust, however, that a large part of these troops w ill ere long have to combat a" strong and efficient Prussian force. 1 he Berlin CourtGazette, of the 3d, » a\ s, that " perhaps the period has arrived when the hopes of peace have been annihilated;" a clear indication that no pacific result was expected from the mission of Count Ilaugwitz. Great preparations arc making in Holland to resist any attack upon that country. We understand the Duke of Cambridge's de- parture for the Continent is postponed. The transports, with troops, which were driven l> » ck to the Downs last week by contrary winds, sailed again on Sunday for the Weser. The embarkations at Rainsgate, & cc. for the Continent, continue whenever the weather will admit. The transports now assembled in the Downs arc competent to the conveyance of ten thousand men. More than 500 horses have recently been lost in the transports off the enemy's coasts. The Maria transport, with part of the 88th regiment on board, for whose safety much fear • was entertained, has arrived at Portsmouth, with several others that had also troops on board.— Among them is the Atlantic, with a detachment of the German Legion heavy dragoons. She was driven undct a battery at Calais, to which she struck, seeing there was no hope of escape, the wind blowing hard on the shore, and the guns keeping up an incesstvu fire; but while the boat, which was sent ashore, to say they had struck, was gone from the ship, the wind shifted, and she escaped. The boat was swamped, and the crew drowned. A letter received yesterday from Dover states, that some Prussian Captains there had received letters from their owners, desiring them not to sail without convoy, as Prussia mis at war with France; The Master of the Ocean brig, which arrived at Plymouth, on Saturday, from Lisbon, states, that on the 14th instant, in lat. 47. long. 7. he fell in with a French squadron of eleven sail, six or seven of which appeared to be of the line, who were steering W. S. W. They plundered the brig, and took away the mate, liiis might probably have been the Rochefort squadron; though some reports state it to have been a division which had escaped from Brest.— Accounts received at the Admiralty confirm the above intelligence. The frigate that boarded the Ocean was full of troops. Information of the circumstance was sent from Plymouth to Admiral Cornwallis. A letter received by the Auckland packet, which arrived yesterday from Lisbon, says, " La Topa/ e French frigate is now nearly ready for sea^ and her captain has frequently declared openly in public company, that no one frigate in the British navy shall prevent his sailing as soon as ready. La 1' omone is on the Lisbon station waiting La Topaze, and will no doubt speedily follow her : but Mons. Battdin talks of carrying La Pomone into a French port, llis Britannic Majesty's ship Constance, and Star brig, are also here." A letter received yesterday from Falmouth, dated on Saturday, says, " Lieutenant Garraty, late Commander of the Plumper gun- brig, cap- tured by the French some time since off Cherbourg, landed at Falmouth yesterday, from a Prussian vessel, only 21 hours from Morlaix. This gentle- man has brought with him the copy of a printed bulletin, circulated at Morlaix, of which the fol- lowing is a translation:— « Telegraphic Dispatch from the Counsellor of State, Minister of the Marine, to the Prefect of Brest. 1 Paris, December 11 th. ' His Majesty the Emperor of the French has beaten the Russians, near Olmutz ; destroyed the halt of their army, and totally routed the remainder.' " Lieutenant Garraty saw a printed bulletin, of nearly the same form as the above, which was cir- culate! in France soon after the glorious battle off Trafalgar; in which it was stated that the English were defeated, and had lost fourteen ships! Nor did Lieutenant Garraty know the contrary till he landed at Falmouth.— Lieutenant Garraty is about two months from Verdun. A short time before he left that place, Dr. May and an English Colonel, whose name he does not remember, were taken out of their beds, sent to Biche, and closely confined in separate prisons. The reason of this was not known." Nothing can possibly exhibit a greater contrast than a comparison between the heroic conduct of the brave and magnanimous Emperor of Russia, who seems to inherit the daring intrepidity and unshaken perseverance of the Imperial Catherine, and the mean and crafty pusillanimity of Bonaparte, in the late actions. The former led on his troops in person, and exposed himself, for hours together, in ihe hottest of the battle, while the wily com- mander of the French kept aloof, at the distance usually maintained by ordinary commanders in c iief, whence lie ordered the most vigorous and reiterated attacks on that point of the centre where the heroic Alexander was most engaged, in the malignant hope of immolating that valiant Sove- reign, and thus paralysihg the efforts of Russia. It is also said, that when the Russians came close tup with him, in his retreat, he changed his dress, most opportunely, and secretly effected his escape, leaving his Guaril of Honour to bo cut in pieces by his enemy. The many treacherous acts of the man had taught lis to expect such conduct in the hour of danger. We gave little credit to the report of his being wounded, having learned to estimate his personal courage. At the brilliant, but dearly- purchased victory of Lotli, the daring and adven- turous part of tl'ie business was achieved by the personal bravery of Generals Massena and Ber- tbier. At the bridge of Areola, indeed, he exposed his precious person for'a few minutes, at the head of a column, but he speedily retired ! Ami at the much- vaunted battle of Marengo, though he rode along the line for some time, within the range of the Austrian field- pieces, his Consular Majesty took care to disguise himself in a grey- coloured great coat!! Unlike his Imperial competitor of Russia, or the immortal Nelson, who, though it increased his personal danger three- fold, in the scene of almost inevitable death, persisted in displaying the brilliancy of his various orders, the well- earned rewards of his heroic intrepidity, and unparalleled merit. When the French entered the Tyrol, they at- tempted to call together a meeting of the States of that province, in which they did not succecd. Since then, however, they have boasted of the want of loyalty on the part of the Tyrolese to the Austrian Government. This is certainly very con- sistent with the accounts they have since given of the conduct of that people towards them'. In one instance, the French have deemed it advisable to make the heads of families responsible for the conduct of the women who should dare to fire upon, or annoy the French; and since that, we find an account of the peasantry having actually destroyed a corps of three hundred of their in- vaders. For this last proof of their sentiments towards the French, the district has been visited with military execution. When the Prussian army of reserve was filing off before the King at Berlin, his Majesty ad- dressed General Moellendorff, telling him, that it was his design to leave him in charge of the capital, as presenting less laborious service than that which he was likely to encounter at the head of an army; on which the veteran replied, " My age does not yet prevent me from serving my King; at the head of an army I shall feel young again; and should I fall, I shall prefer to die on the bed of glory, than on the bed of sickness."— The King warmly shook him by the hand, and the auditors of this interesting discourse were deeply moved. The College of Heralds, we hear, have received orders to make preparations for the establishment of a Naval and Military Order. It is added, that the installation is to take place in St. Paul's Cathedral. On Saturday evening the Patriotic Fund amounted to upwards of j£. 74,000; of this sum, 45,000 arises from contributions in churches, chapels, and other places of worship. In the codicil to Lord Nelson's will, Lady Hamil- ton is highly complimented by his Lordship for the services her Ladyship rendered to her country, in obtaining information, and facilitating the provi- sioning of the fleet in the Mediterranean, with which the illustrious hero obtained the battle of the Nile ; and, in consequence of this service, her Ladyship is recommended by the deceased to the protection of the nation. Mr. Pitt's illness is gout, and the object of his journey to Bath was to fix it. We learn, that on Sunday se'nnight an attack of the disease in the stomach excited an alarm for his life, and for three hours he continued in extreme danger, but his phy- sicians succecded in fixing i- at length in the knee, when the limb was swelled to a great size, but he was considered as out of danger. Accounts since received enable us to add, that his general health is now considerably amended. Post- Horse Duty.— On Saturday morning the Commissioners of the Stamp- Office met in the great room, in the Crown- aiui- Anchor tavern, to lett to farm, for three years, the Post- horse Duty, according to the conditions advertised. Mr. Est- court, the Solicitor to the Commissioners, attended them, and put up the several districts. When a bidding was made, he placed a glass before him, made like an hour- gla » s, containing sand, that took about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour to run out, and, when all the sand was run out, he declared the last, bidder the purchaser. The undermentioned districts, within the circuit of our paper, were lett for the following sums:— Northamptonshire, Rutlandshire, Warwick- £. shire, and Oxfordshire 13,020 Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Lei- cestershire 9,150 Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire 14, ISO Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire 7,010 Huntingdonshire and Hertfordshire 10,220 The lettiugs, we unrlei stand, exceeded the former three years, OF. 23,360.— Between four and five hundred gentlemen attended as bidders. The Child of two Mothers.— The parties in this strange affair appeared again at Union- Hall last Friday, when Mrs. Nott again positively swore that the child was her's, that it was born on the 9th of October, 1803, and that when she was put to bed, Dr. Hough, of Percy- street, Rathbone- place, was sent for, but that nature had performed its effort before the Doctor's arrival. She had been married, but had left her husband for some time, and a man named George English was the father of the child. Mr. Nott, her husband, mentioned her leaving him without any reasonable cause, little more than four years since, and that no subsequent cohabitation had taken place; that two years since she sent him a letter, saying she had been delivered of a child about six weeks before, and had it christened in his name, and as his child; he took no notice of the letter, as he had long ceased to pay any attention to her, nor had he ever seen or had any knowledge of the child.— Mrs. Hopkins, in very decided terms, swore that the child was her's, and was born on the 13th of October, 1803; that Dr. Hopkins of the guards laid her; and that unable to nurse the child, she was induced to put it in the care of Mrs. Nott, who thru went by the name of I'earsey, and in pursuance of her earnest request, let the child be christened in her name, and as her child. Mr. Woolburn, a publican, cor- roborated this testimony, and also swore to the identity of the child. The Magistrates wishing for further time to deliberate, adjourned the case until the Doctors ( Hopkins and Hough) can attend, and sotnc written documents be produced. Fatal Duel.— About twelve mouths ago, a officers of justice of their intention to fight, and having thereby occasioned the arrest. The time . for which these gentlemen were bound to keep the peace elapsed on Friday last, and, before the day was closed, a challenge passed from the one to the other, and an immediate meeting was de- termined upon, to decide their inveterate quarrel. — Mr. W. attended the Colonel to the ground, and Mr. II. the Major. It is with regret we add, that the first fire proved fatal to the latter, who was shot through the bead and killed on the spot. Colonel B. has made his escape. Friday evening, at six o'clock, a fire broke out in the back warehouses of Messrs. Hallett and Hardy, wholesale chemists, in Queen- street, Cheap- side. The flames w ere first seen in the warehouse situated at the back of the dwelling- house occupied by Mr. Hallett, which was soon destroyed. The dwelling- house soon became in a blazed and was also completely destroyed before eight o'clock. We are happy to hear the premises were insured to a large amount. A few evenings since, as Mr. Life, Excise- officer, of Hadleigh, Suffolk, was sitting by his fire- side with his family, some villain fired a' loaded pistol in at the window, no doubt with an intent to mur- der him. The ball grazed Mr. Life's left arm, but it fortunately did him no material injury. The principal inhabitants of the town, at a meeting held at the White- Lion, entered into a subscription, and the sum of ^'. 400 was immediately ^ collected, and offered as a reward for the discovery of the offender, but hitherto without effect. ^ An important Improvement in Boots and Shoes.*— The following method of rendering leather water- proof, at a very small expence, will be found in- variably to succeed:— Take one pint of drying- oil, two ounces of yellow wax, two ounces of spirits of turpentine, and one ounce of Burgundy pitch, melted carefully over a slow fire; with this composition new shoes and boots are to be rubbed, in the sun, or at a distance from the fire, with a spunge, as often as they become dry, until they are saturated; the leather is then impervious to wet, the shoes and boots last much longer, acquire soft- ness and pliability, and thus prepared are the most effectual preventatives against colds and chilblains. 1PURSUANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause, KIDMAN et al, versus PALMER et al, the Creditors of Sir JOHN PAYNE, of TEMPSFORD- HALL, in the County of Bedford, Baronet, are personally, or by their So licitors, to come before Sir William Weller Pepys, Bart. one ot the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers in Southampton- Buildings, Chancery- Lane, London, and prove their Debts, on or before the 29th January, 1806; or in Default thereof they will be peremptorily excluded the Benefit of the said Decree. To be SOLD by AUCTIO N, By Mr. HAIVTYN, On Friday the 3d of January, 1806, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, at the White- Horse, in Fenny- Compton, near Southam, in the County of War- wick, ADesirable FREEHOLD ESTATE, oituate in the Parish of WA'l'ERGALE ; consisting of a Meadow and Field of Pasture Land, containing 24 Acres, be the same more or less, now in the Tenure of Mr. William Beesley ; and may be entered upon at Lady- Day next. ( JCF For further Particulars, apply to the said Mr. BIESLEY, of Warmington ; or the AUCTIONEER, in Banbury. BUCKINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY GAOL. TVT O'l'ICE is hereby given, That at the last - L\ Session of Oyer and Terminer, and general Ga » l Delivery, held at BUCKINGHAM, in and for the County of Bucks, on SATURDAY the 20th Day of JULY, 1805, the Grand JUTy, then and there assembled, pre- sented to the Court, in due l orm, that the Common Gaol belonging to the said County, situate at Ayles- bury, in the said County, is insufficient, inconvenient, and in Want of Repair ; that the Yards, Courts, and Outlets thereof, are small, close, and confined ; and that it is necessary that the same should be forthwith enlarged, for the Accommodation of the Persons from Time to Time confined in the said Gaol : And that a Copy of such Presentment was duly laid before the Court, at the last General Quarter- Sessions of the Peace, held at Aylesbury, in and for the said County, on Thursday in the first Week after the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel, to wit, the 10th Day of October, 1805, pursuant to the Directions of the Statute in that Case made and provided: Whereupon the major Part of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace, assembled at the said Sessions ( such major Part being in Number more than seven), made an Order, that the Clerk of the Peace for the said Countv of Bucks, should give this Notice, three Times at the least, in some public Paper or Papers circulating in or rear the said County, of such Presentment having been made; and that it is the Intention of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said County of Bucks, to take the same Presentment into their Con- sideration at the then, and now next ensuing, General Quarter- Sessions of the Peace, to be held in and for the said County of Bucks. ACTON CHAPLIN, Clerk of the Peace for the said County. Aylesbury, Wth December, 1805. quarrel took place between Major Brookes and Colonel Bolton, of Liverpool. The cousequcnce was, that a meeting was agreed upon; but, either from accident or design, the parties did not attend at the time and place appointed. Before a second rendezvous was adjusted the gentlemen were taken into custody, and bound over in a heavy penalty to keep the peace. After this, the ani- mosity between thein increased daily, and each reproached the other with having informed the ROAD MEETING. Turnpike. Road Jrom Saint Mary's Bridge, in the Parish oj Liltle- Boivden, in the County oj Northampton, to the H'est Side of the Toll- Bar, at the North End of the Town of Rockingham, in the said County. NOTICE is hereby given, That the TOLLS arising at the WILBARSTON GATE, and the DINGLEY GATE, and WEIOHINO- MACHINE upon the above Road, will be LETT by AUCTION to the Bast Bidder, for one Year, on MONDAY the THIRTIETH Day of DECEMBER next, at the GEORCE INN, in MARKET- HARBOROUCH, in the County of Leicester, between the Hours of Two and Four in the Afternoon of the same Day, in the Manner directed by the Act parsed in the thirteenth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, " An Act for regulating the Turn- pike- Roads;" which Tolls were lett the last Year tor the Sum of one Hundred and sixty- eight Pounds. Whoever happens to be the highest Bidder, must pay to the Treasurer a Deposit of twenty Pounds, in Part of such Toll, and enter into Security, with suffi- cient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the Trustees, for the Payment of the annual Rent, at such Time as the Trustees shall direct.— Dated this 30th Day of November, 1805. By Order of the Trustees, GEORGE WARTNABY, Clerk. GLOBE INSURANCE, PALL- MALL, CORNHILL, and 24, CHANCERY- LANE. FIRE, LIFE, ANNUITIES. \ LL Persons whose Insurances with this Com- pany become due at CHRISTMAS, are re- quested to take Notice, that RECEIPTS for the Re- newal thereof are now ready for Delivery, at the Company's Offices, and in the Hands of their re- spective Agents in the Country.— Insurances due at Christmas must be paid on or before the 8th of January, 1806. Farming Stock is insured generally. New Rates and Proposals for Insurance on Lives and Survivorships, making Provisions for Sons, and securing Marriage Portions for Daughters, on their respectively coming of Age, and other Endowments ; and fables for granting immediate, deferred, and pro- gressive Annuities; will be delivered gratis.— l^ o Entrance Money, or Admission Fees, are required.— Life Policies allowed gratis.— Commission is allowed to Solicitors and Brokers. ( pj* The additional Dividend at Christmas, of :£. l per Cent, on all Payments made before that Day, may- be received by Proprietors, together with their In- terest, on the 15th of January next, and following Days. By Order of the Board, THOMAS HEATH WILKINSON, Secretary. London, 20rA December, 1805. For Coughs, Asthmas, Consumptions, 4' C. CUNDELL's IMPROVED BALSAM OF HONEY. " XTO Medicine has arrived at greater Celebrity - L\ than CUNDELL'S BALSAM of HONEY:— Its peculiar Safety and superior Efficacy being attested by the great Number of Persons who have been cured of the most obstinate Disorders of the Lungs. Irritating Coughs, and distressing Asthmas, are speedily soothed away by its detergent and strengthening Powers, and the most tender INFANTS, in the HOOPINC- COUCH, are relieved by its healing and salutary Effects. CUNDELL'S IMPROVED BALSAM of HONEY is sold, Wholesale, by Messrs. Howard & Evans, No. 42, Long- Lane, West. Smithfield, London, sole Agents for the Supply of the Country, in Bottles, at 12s. 6d. 5s. 6d. and 2s. 9d. each, Duty included; and, Retail, by Dicey & Sutton, and Marshall, Northampton; Green, and Taylor, Ampthill; Wheeler, and Marlin, Aylesbury; Gardner, Biggleswade; Palgrave, Bed- ford; Beesley, Banbury; Wagstaft, Chipping- Norton; Robins, and'Wilkinson, Daventry; Sheppard, Tow- cester,' Hewes, Dunstable; Darton, Hitchin; Simson, and Austin, Hertford ; Collis St Dash, Kettering ; Pyne, Leighton- Buzzard; Swinfen, and Gregory, Leicester; Alsop, and Mead, Luton; Ridge, Newark; lnwood, Newport - Pagnell ; Kirkby, Nuneaton; Jacob, Peterborough; Jackson, Oakham; Tookey, Oundle; Evans, St. Albans; Grindon, Sharnbrook ; I'oulter, Stonv- Stratford ; Porter, and Collier, Thrap- ston ; Medcalf, Ware; Price, Steeple- Butnstead; and by every Vender of Medicine throughout the Kingdom. STATE- LOTTERY, 1805, Begins Drawing February 3d, 1806. HALL and Co. ( Successors ' to Mr. Nicholson), at their Stats- Lottery- Office, No. 83, CORN- HILL, Corner of the ROYAL- EXCHANGE, LONDON, respectfully acquaint their Friends and the Public, that Tickets and Shares for the above Lottery are selling in Variety of Numbers, divided into Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths ( stamped according to Act of Parliament). This Scheme consists of FORTY CAPITAL PRIZES, exclusive of .£. 100 and =£. 50, amounting to =£. 140,000; and the first- drawn 5,000 Tickets are entitled to TWENTY- TWO POUNDS each. ( tf" Orders from the Country, accompanied with short- dated Bills, Bank Notes, Cash, or Post- Office Orders, executed on the same Terms as if personally present. *** Money for Prizes as soon as drawn SECOND LOTTERY FOR~ 130si Begins Drawing the 3d of February, 1806. CAPITAL Prizes sold, shared, and registered, prior to 1804. by J. BRANSCOMB Sf Co. 4 Prizes of =£. 30,000 15 Prizes of =£. 5,000 8 20,000 26 2,000 II 10,000 54 1,000 And in 1804, and first Lottery, 1805, the following Capitals were sold in 103 Shares, namely, Nos. £. Nos. £. 17,477, entitled to 1,000 9,219, entitled to 20,000 16,801, 2,000 17,915, 2,000 13,747, 10,000 11,643, 456, 7,686, 20,000 20,000 20,020 Besides several other =£ 1,000, = 6.500, =£. 100, & c. & c. By the above J. BRANSCOMB & Co. joint Con- tractors for the present Lottery, and Proprietors of the lucky Offices, No. 11, Holborn; 37, Cornhill; and 38, Hay- market, Piccadilly, Lotuhm; where Tickets and Shares are now selling, in great Variety of Numbers; likewise at Mr. BIRDS ALL's, LICENSED for NORTHAMPTON; where several Shares of the above Capitals were sold and registered, and where Tickets and Shares are now selling as cheap as in London. ( pr" Schemes gratis; and all Business relative to the Funds transacted with great Care and Punctuality. *** Please to observe, the 5000 first- drawn Tickets will be entitled to =£. 22 each, besides the beneficial Chance of every floating Capital in the grand Scheme ; therefore an early Purchase is particularly recom- mended. Din. Mm.,, 24th, 1805. A LL Persons who stood indebted to the late <- V Mr. RICHARD LINE, of , Nfwfwi- Longville, n the County of Bucks, Butcher, at the Time of his Decease, are required to discharge their respective Debts within one Month from the Date hereof, to " lis personal Representatives and Administrators of - lis Effects, Mr. Wm. Line, or Mr. John Houghton, both of Newton- Longville; or to John Chilton, of the same Place. — And all Persons to whom the said Richard Line stood indebted at the Time of his De-, cease, are required to transmit the Particular's of their Demands to the said Mr. William Line, Mr. John Boughton, or John Chilton, that they may be liqui- dated and discharged. KISLING BU Ji. Y. IVrOTICE is hereby given, That there will be a Meeting of the Owners and Proprietors of Homesteads and old Iticlosures, and also of the Al- lotments made upon the Inclosure of th.- late Open and Common Fields of KIS I. 1NGBU R Y, in the County of Northampton, held on TUESDAY the SECOND Day of JANUARY next, at the House of WILLIAM BURBIDGF, known by the Sign of the RED- LION, in KISI- INGBUKY afbiesaid, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, for the Election of three Persons to quality, value, and appraise such Allot- ments, Homesteads, and old Inclosures ( at the Ex- pence of the said Proprietors), in order that the Taxes, Rates, Levies, and Assessments, within the said Parish, may, for twelve Years next ensuing, be taxed, rated, levied, and assessed at and according to such Quality, Price, or Value as shall be made by such three Persons, or any two of them, as directed by the Act of Parliament for inclosing the said Open and Common Fields ; and every Owner and Proprietor as aforesaid is hereby requested, by themselves, or Agents duly authorized, to attend the said Meeting, that they, or the major Part of them in Number and Value, then present, may choose, elect, and appoint three Persons for the Purpose aforesaid, pursuant to the said Act. December 20th, IS05. To the LADIES of NORTHAMPTON and its Vicinity. Beauty, Health, and a pearly Set of Teeth, May be obtained, and preserved to old Age, by the Use of BUTLER'S RESTORATIVE TOOTH- POWDER, from the original Recipe of the late Dr. P. H. DIMSDALE, patronized and used by the Queen and Princesses, the Empress of Russia, and most of the Nobility. This Powder is prepared from Vegetables, and is entirely free from the Acid, or any Mineral Stibstai ce. It de stroys the Scurvy, imparts a Fiimness and beautiful Redness to the Gums; to tiie Breath the most delectable Sweetness; and, if used constantly, will render the Teeth of a pearly Whiteness, and pre- vent that dreadful Malady the Tooth- ach. Many Medical Gentlemen who use it, declare it a line Bracer, eradicating the Foulness to which ttie Mouth is subject from Diet or disordered Lungs; and by its healing, purifying, and balsamic Qualities, tiees the Mouth, from any unpleasant Taste. Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by Mr. BUTLER, NO. 4. Cheapside, London ; and Retail by most Medicine Venders and Perfumers in every Town, in Boxes, at 2s. 9d. each. SECOND EDITION. This Day is published, in Quarto, Price 18s. in Boards, the SECOND EDITION of Part I. ( Parts II. to X. may also be had either periodically or toge- ther ; and the succeeding Parts will be published, with an accelerated Expedition, till the whole Work be completed,) of RILHE NEW CYCLOPEDIA; or, UNIVERSAL - 1- DICTIONARY of ARTS, SCIENCES, and LITERATURE; formed upon a more enlarged Plan of Arrangement than the Dictionary of Mr. Cham- bers; comprehending the various Articles of that Work, with Additions and Improvements; together with the new Subjects of Biography, Geography, and History; and adapted to the present State of Literature and Science. By ABRAHAM REES, D. D. F. R. S. Editor of the last Edition of Mr. Chambers's Dic- tionary, with the Assistance of eminent professional Gentlemen. 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RPIIE DIRECTORS of the ALBION FIRE L and LIFE - INSURANCE COMPANY, of LONDON, having considered the very heavy Ex- pence, and the numerous Inconveniences, attending the Establishment of Agencies, and being desirous to devise some Mode of lessening the Charges of Insur- ance to Persons resident in the Country, w ithout dimi- nishing the Security, or fair Profit, of the Company on such Business, have determined, for the present, to refrain from the Appointment of Agents; and to offer to all Persons having Buildings, Goods, or other Property, to insure, at more than four Miles distant from London, AN ABATEMENT OF NO LESS IHAN TWENTY- FIVE PER CENT, PER ANNUM, on the Pre- miums usually charged, provided such Insurances be elfected at the Company's Office in London, through the Friends or Agtnts of the Parties ; and without the Company being involved in any Correspondence, or other Duty, excepting that of supplying such Friends, i> r Agents, with every necessary Information, at the Office, for the Guidance of those who may- wish to take the Benefit ot this Offer. If Insurances be made for three or more Years at once, a further Abatement will be allowed; by which Persons insuring will not only be in a still greater Degree benefited, but will be relieved from the Trouble of frequent Renewals of their Policies. The Charges will be on the following Scale:— In Cases where the Annual Pre- mium, according to the Charge would be 2s. it will be reduced to 3s. ditto - 5s. ditto - Years. A considerable Allowance will be also made, ac- cording to Act of Parliament, on the King's Duty, when paid for more than one \ ear. The Proposals of the Company, with full Expla- nations as to the Method in whicii Insurances should be arranged, and Property described, will be deli- vered, free of Charge, to any Person who may apply at the Company's Office, in Change- Alley, London. The Whole will be comprised in one Slket, so as to admit of being forwarded at the Expence of single Postage. The Directors beg particularly to impress on the public Attention, that the above Ollei is not made in any Spirit of Adventure, but on known and justi- fiable Grounds; the Saving, on which they ate en- titled to calculate, will be quite equal to the Re- duction proposed. It is on no other Footing that such an Alteration of Charge could be attempted, with Justice to the Company, or to tlie 1' uolic; because the Premiums, as they now stand, do not admit of Abatement, without a clear and ceitain In- demnity. The Object of the Company is to give to Per- sons residing in the Country, the - whole bencjit of a Saving, of which their Business is suscej tible ; - with no other Difference, than that of occasioning to such Persons the trifling Trouble which may attend toe Employment of a Friend in London, once in a Year, or, if it be pre- ferred, once only in several Years. The Funds and Resources of the ALBION COMPANY are equal to tnose of any Institution formed tor the same Purposes. The Conditions of Insurance are more favourable than have been yet ottered ; and the Rates, on which the above Reductions will be made, are as moderate as those of any Company, and, in some Instances, more moderate than have been before proposed. The Directors are for for tor for 1 Year. 3- Years. 5 Years. 7 Years. 25 30 35 40 per cent. percent. percent. per cent. abated. abated. abated. abated. s. d. s. d. J. d. R. d. 1 6 1 5 1 4 1 3 2 3 2 1 1 11 1 9 3 9 3 6 3 3 3 0 Proport ion for the intermediate James Pattison, John Towgood, Esq. Thomas Starling Benson, Esq. Henry Burmester, Esq. James Burtou, Esq. John Calvert Claike, Esq. Richard Clay, Esq John Danvers, Esq. Solomon Davies, Esq. William Gonne, Esq. Gilbert Handasyde, Esq. John Kingston, Esq. M. P. George Leame, Esq. Thomas Maltby, Esq. Esq. Chairman; Deputy- Chairman { Joseph Minet, Esq. Hemy Pigeon, Esq. Sir John i'lnhorn Joseph Quincey, Esq. William Raylcy, Esq. Wm. Smith, Esq. M. P. and J. J. Smith, Fsq. Alderman Thomas Smith, Esq. Al- derman and Sh'. rijf Henjamin Tiavcrs, Esq. Daniel Richard Warington, Esq. By Order of the Board, WARNER PHIPPS, Secretary. ££ 3" No Charge will be made for Policies in any Case. Wednesday and Thursday's Posts. LONDON, December26. REAR- Admiral Cochrane, in a letter to Mr. Marsden, dated Barbadoes, Oct. 27th, states the capture, by Captain Chapman, of the Jason . frigate, of the Naiad l'rench corvette, of 16 long twelve- pounders ( pierced for. 22), and 170 men. The boats of the Pomone frigate, Captain Lobb, boarded and burned, on November 5th, close in with Guurdia, the Golondrina Spanish lugger pri- vateer, of four guns and 29 men, belonging to Corunna. Captain Johnstone, of the Curieux sloop, cap- tured on the 25th ult. " 13 leagues west of Cape Selleiro, the Brilliano Spanish privateer, with five carriage guns and 35 men.— Gazette. Christened in the 23 Out- Parishes in Middlesex and Surrev 10,369'.— Buried 8113. Christened in the 10 Parishes in the City ar. d Li- berties of Westminster 4214.— Buried 4681. Christened In ^, 295 ^ ETAVE^^ 1"* ™ 5 Increased in the Burials this year 527. DIED. J A few days since, at Edinburgh, after a short illness, Mrs. Duff, eldest daughter of Lady Louisa Manners, and sister to her Grace the Duchess of St. Alban'S. At Thurlow, in Sussex, at the advanced age of one hundred and twenty- five, Mr. Crick, who had been upwards of 83 years a schoolmaster in that parish. - In his 100th year, Mr. Tobias Fox, of Doynton, Gloucestershire. To Fellmongers. PARTNERSHIP IN THE BUSINESS. ^^ Person of respectable Connection, who un- derstands, and his willing to take an active Part in the Management of, the above Business, may hear of a Situation, by Letter, Post- paid, or personal Ap- plication, to JAMES HILL, Tanner, Banbury. as an ALLOW- WANTED immediately, A YOUTH, APPRENTICE to a GROCE R, TA CHANDLER, & c. & c. ( f3" For Particulars, enquire of J. SQUIRE, Dun- stable. SITUATION for JOURNEYMAN GROCER and TALLOW - CHAND LER. — The most respectable References will be given as to Character, Abilities, & c. & c. ( pf A Line addressed to A. B. to be left at the Post. Office, Great- Berkhampstead, Herts, will be duly attended to. WANTED immediately, A SI a YOUNG MAN, " as a JO The two Hamburgh Mails which are now due are looked to with great expectation, as they will probably bring us not only accounts of the great battle in question, but of the issue of M. Haug- witz's affair, and the consequent determination of the King of Prussia. Some Dutch Papers, of a date somewhat later than those formerly received, have come to hand, but they add nothing to our intelligence. Vessels have left the Dutch coast so late as the 17th, and even the 20th; yet it cannot be learnt from them that any thing was known in Holland of the battle in Moravia beyond the action of the 2d. American Papers to the 22d ult. arrived yester- day. The following are the only articles of their contents worthy of notice:—" The continued de- predations upon our commerce by the French and Spanish cruizers, call aloud for the interposition of Government.— General Moreau, it is said, will attend the review of the troops, in New- York, on the 25th instant.— Madame Jerome Bonaparte and child, Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Ede, and Mr. Robert Patterson, arrived at Baltimore, on Wed- nesday last, in the brig Mars, from London." Advice was yesterday received at the Admiralty, that the Loire and Alcmcne frigates fell in with the Rochefort squadron, with the Calcutta in company, oil the 13th and ,16th instant, supposed to be bound for Ferrol. The Alcmene came off on the latter day, to communicate the intelligence, while the Loire continued to watch the enemy's squadron. The following Bulletin from the Admiralty was posted yesterday at Lloyd's Coffee- House:— " Admiralty- Office, December 25, 1805. " On the 13th instant, his Majesty's ships Alcmene and Loire fell in with a squadron of the enemy's ships answering the description of that which saileiKfrom .. ... , Rochefort, in lat. 42. long. 13. and again on tile 16th I Steadiness and Sobriety, and Skill and Carefulness in instant, in lat. 44. 16. long. 12. 30. then. standing j driving, may hear of a Place, immediately, by ap- E. S. E. supposed for Ferrol, with the wind at ; plying to JOHN BLUNSOM, at the George Inn, ' l'hrap- N. E. The Loire continued to watch them, and the Alcmene returned to communicate the intelligence. There was not a prize in company, cxcept the Calcutta." A part of the Channel fleet, under the command of Admiral Cornwallis, are returned to Plymouth and Torbay. Had any part of the Brest fleet put ( ,, MAINTENANCE of the POOR of the said • • „ inW Admiral f! nrnwrdlis ! Pa^ h. b>' Contract. Mrs. SPENCER, JVESTON~ FAFELL, near Northampton, BEGS Leave to inform her Friends, that her SCHOOL opens on the 13th of JANUARY, L06.— Terms =£. 14 a Year, Washing included. Vacations at Christmas and Midsummer, three Weeks each.— There'is" a good Writing- School in the same Village. KETTERIN G BOA RDIN G - SCHOOL, For YOUNG LADIES. MRS BLACKBURN most respectfully ac- . quaints her Friends, that her SCHOOL opens again JANUARY 20th, 1806.— Those Parents and Guardians who please to intrust her with the Care of their Children, may depend upon the greatest Care and Attention being paid to their Health, Morals, and every Part of their Education. Terms for Board and all Kinds of plain and ornamental Needle- Work, with Writing and Accounts included, sixteen Guineas per Year, and one Guinea Entrance. *** A VACANCY for a HAI. F- BOARDER. N. B. Mr. BLACKBURN'S SCHOOL, for YOUNG GENTLEMEN, will open at the same. Time. AN APPRENTICE ABSCOND!', D. WHEREAS WILLIAM JOYCE, APPRENTICE to Mr. JOHN PuRSERvBlacksmith, of GREAT- BARFORD, in the County of Bedford, LEFT HIS MASTER'S SERVICE on Monday Morning, No- vember 11th, 1805, without any Cause or Provocation whatever: The said William Joyce is 17 Years of Age, tall, stout made, and has a fair Complexion. Whoever will give Information of him to his Master, shall, on his Apprehension, receive ONE GUINEA REWARD ; and any Person who harbours or employs him, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted. GUILSBOROOGH, Dec. 28th, 1805. w. SOCIETY For protecting Persons and Property against Tfiieves and Bobbers. "\ TOTlCE is hereby given, That a General - LM Meeting of this Society will be holden at the RED- LION INN, in BANBURY, on THURSDAY the NINTH Day of JANUARY next; when the Accounts ot the last Year will be audited, Subscriptions for the present received, and a new Committee chosen to re- gulate the Proceedings of the Society. • R. BIGNELL, Treasurer. Banbury, 24/ 4 Dec. 1805. WANTED, A JOURNEYMAN BAKER.— A Dissenter will be preferred, ( pf" Apply to H. SIMCOE, Towcester; if by Letter, Post- paid. N. B. An APPRENTICE is also WANTED. WANTED immediately, Two Journeymen FLAX DRESSERS.— Sober Men and good Workmen may have constant Employ and good Wages, by applying to BENJAMIN PENDRED, at his House I in the Square, Wellingborough, or at Creaton, North- I amptonshire. £ i- T" An APPRENTICE is WANTED.— A Premium will be expected. \\ r ANTED immediately, in a Gentleman's ' T family, in the Country, A good plain COOK; ! likewise, A MAN- SERVANT, who will tuin his ! Hand to any Thing, whether within Doors or without. | — A Man and his Wife, without Incumbrance, pro- vided they are active and may be confided in, would not be objected to. I ( p|" For Particulars, apply to Mrs. JENKINSON, 1 Stationer, at Huntingdon. Letters must be Post- paid. ANTED, A POST. - BOY-— Onewho can be well recommended from his last Place, for THOMAS and JOHN COMFIELD respectfully inform the Public, that their SCHOOL re- opens on the 13th of JANUARY, 1806. PADBURY ACADEMY, BOCKS. WRIGHT returns Thanks to those Friends who have entrusted him with the Education '{ of their Sons, ' and hopes that he has, in some | Measuie, faithfully discharged the Trust reposed in him; at the same'Time begs Leave to inform them, j that his'School will re- open on MONDAY the 20th of JANUARY, 1806. December % th, 1805. Northamptonshire Quarterage- Money. THE Chief Constables are to collect and pay in, at the ensuing Sessions, Ten single Quarterly Payments. CHR. SMYTH, Clerk of the Peace. Northampton, Dec. Uth, 1805 Northamptonshire Quartet- Sessions. " f^ J OTICE That CAMPION ACADEMY, BIDS. 1TOE Rev. G. I. DA VIES, A. M. returns Thanks . to his Friends and the Public for the liberal Support which he has already received, and begs to is hereby given, 1 hat the next GENERAL QUA'RT'ER- SESSIONS of the PEACE for this COUNTY, will commence on THURSDAY, the 16th Day of JANUARY next, i at Ten o'Clock in the Morning precisely ; and that the Court will immediately impannel the Grand Jury, and i • • • . • • _ - u , , transact other formal Busiifess, and at Twelve o'Clock | ° 1 To be LETT, And entered upon immediately, READY FURNISHED, CHICHELEY- HOUSE, in the County of Bucks, With a Coach- Hov. se, good Stabling, and re- quisite Out- Offices, and large Gardens, well planted, suitable for a Family, of Distinction.— The Manor abounds with Game, and is in the Centre of the J.' uke of Bedford's Hunt. The Tenant may he accom- modated with a Proportion of Arable and Pasture Land, at Lady- Day next, contiguous to the Mansion. The Premises are situate about two Miles and a Half from Newport- Pagnell, a very good Market Town, through which Coaches pass to and from London every Hour in the Day. ( PT For further Particulars, apply to Mr. JAMES RILEY, of Chicheley aforesaid. FREEHOLD AND COPYHOLD ESTATES, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. To be SOL D by AUCTION, By B RO IV N & SON, On Tuesday the 31st Day of December, 1805, at Mr. Ridday's, the Red- Lion, in Yardley- Hastings, in the County of Northampton, between the Hours of Two and Four in the Afternoon, ill two Lots, AParticularly desirable ESTATE, Part Free- hold and Part Copyhold, pleasantly situated in YARDLEY- HASTINGS; comprising all that neat Messuage, with every requisite Outbuilding, four Cottages, and thirteen Acres of most excellent Pasture and Arable Land ( be the same more or less). Lot 1 comprises a genteel, compact, FREEHOLD ESTATE, situate in the Centre of YARDLEY afore- said, now in the Occupation of Mr. John Robinson, Butcher ; consisting of a substantial good House, with neat Kitchen, Parlour, Pantries, Cellar, & c.; fourgood Chambers, and Garrets; a large and convenient Yard, Butcher's Shop, Fasting- Pens, Cow- Hovel, Four- stall Stable, Wood- Barn, Hogsties, & c. ; large Garden and Orchard, with a l'ightle of excellent Pasture ad- a Close of ca- » Piece of extra- assure by M u, t i ^• ii K - /,' ( to return them to the Clerk of the Peace a > them that every Attention will be paid both Tuesday the 14th. And all Persons who rs. DA VIES and himself, to render the Situation • nv„ h/ ReAn„ r, i7:- n„ sf „ „ rtn„ j, I proceed to the Trial of such Appeals as were entered P'* al 1 astu, rel ° mT h ' ? r at the last, and respited until'the ensuing Sessions, fdinary rich Arable Land, nearly ad ommg, containing , Those Magistrates who have taken Recognizances for tw? ^ , ft\, thefl samc more or less)—^ e Whole ' the Appearance of Persons at this Sessions, are requested '^ ScVi i . t . A. . on or before ^ 1- hls. Lot ha? thc great AlivantaSe a" are bound ! tensive Trade attached to it; and immediate Pos- . , .... ... - over by Recognizances to pi osccute, or to give Evidence j sess' 011 ", ay be r- cr * - n- T- ot the young Gentlemen entrusted to their Care m . „„ > Bill 0° rBills ot , n\, k. tment are Quired to at- JT°. t 2 a CorvHot » ESl A rt Fme every Respect comfortable, , ' . dciiuer the nro,, er !„,,.' ,;,„,, Cipri, certain; consisting ot four good substantial Cottages, The School will open again, after the Recess, ' i^ e's OfficePon Wednedav EwninE fs the adJolnln « each other' with Earns t0 eac1' i likewise on MONDAY, JANUARY the 20th, 1806. 1 & ^ ^^ di Sffi' s7l£ , ubli • a Stone- built Barn, and Yard, with a Well of „, • ., >„?•. • J . A A* good Water; also two Closes of most excellent Pasture, Business will permit. Ancl it is recommended to the 1 • . . ' Solicitors and Parish- Officers, who have Appeals to "" try, to deliver their Briefs to Counsel on the Wed- nesday Evening, and to be ready to try the same the next Morning, as the Court will be punctual in en- tering on that Business at the Time above- mentioned. By Order of the Court, CHR. SMYTH, Clerk of the Peace. Northampton, December 28lb, 1805. Terms for the Classics ajid French, 25 Guineas per Annum, WITHOUT ENTRANCE.— Dancing, Draw- ing, and Music, by experienced Masters, on the usual Terms. i ston, Northamptonshire. | ({ 3r° No one who does I scription need apply. not answer the above De- WOUKHOUSE, MILTON- ERN ESS, Beds, ^ y AM 1.1), A PERSON to undertake the to sea, as has been stated, Admiral Cornwallis must have ascertained so important a fact; instead of which, however, we are assured, that on Sunday last he left the enemy in port, us usual.— This circumstance naturally induces a belief, that the squadron by which the Ocean cartel was plundered, and that seen by the Alcmene and the Loire, were one and the same, and that it was'the Rochefort squadron. The moment after the French troops arrived in Vienna, they enquired for the house occupied by < thc British Minister at that place, and immediately flew to it with the utmost impetuosity, doubtless with a view to seize his person, and get possession of his papers. Sir Arthur Paget, however, fully aware of their total disregard of the respect uni- versally paid to the persons of Ambassadors in every civilized State, as well as of their predatory conduct ill all matters of property, had removed For Particulars, apply to the Parish- Officers. CURDEX's BANKRUPTCY. " VTOTICE is hereby given, That the Commis- il sioners in a Commission of Bankrupt bearing Date the 26th Day of March, 1805, awarded and issued forth against WILLIAM GURDEN, the Younger, ot S i ON Y- STR ATFO RD, in the County of Bucks, Lace- Merchant, Dealer and Chapman, intend to meet on the 31st Day of DECEMBER instant, at Twelve at Noon, at the WHITE- HORSE INN, in STONY- STRATFORD aforesaid, in order to make a Dividend of the Estate and Effects of the said Bank- rupt ; when and where the Creditors, who have not already proved their Debts, are to come prepared to prove the same, or they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Dividend ; and all Claims not then proved will be disallowed. Newport, 26th December, 1805. NOTICE is hereby given, That the next GENERAL QUARTER- SESSIONS of the DECEMBER 17th, 1805. \ TR. DEANE, of HIGHAM- FERRERS, takes * V 1- this Opportunity o'f informing his Friends, that, in order to prevent further Trouble, he now earnestly advises them to discharge their respective Debts without Delay. DECEMJSER 26th, 1805. NOTICE is hereby given to the Inhabitants of Thrapston and its Environs, that an Account of all Debtscontractedby A. CHAPMAN, Hair- Dresser, before July, 1800, are desired to be delivered imme- diately to Mr. John Chapman, at the Sign of the Ship, in Oundle, when Notice will be given when such Debt or Debts will be wholly discharged, by the said A. Chapman; and it is requested, that such Bills may be delivered free of Postage. And Notice is hereby further given, That all Debts contracted by E. CHAPMAN, Mantua- Maker, since the 1st of July, 1800, will To be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr WOOD, On Wednesday the first Day of January next, between the Hours of Two and Three, at the Swan Inn, in Fenny- Stratford, Bucks, AFREEHOLD MESSUAGE, divided into three Tenements, situate in BLETCHLEY, Bucks, in the several Occupations of Joseph Mobbs and others. Further Particulars may be had of Mr. COOCH, NeWport- Pagnell. inclosed and Tythe- free, containing eight Acres ( be the same more or less), now in the Occupation of Mr. John Ridday and others, at very low and improv- able Rents. ( j5T A RICK of good HAY, about 20 Tons. *** For a View of the Premises, and for further Particulars, apply to Mr. JOHN ROBINSON, the Proprietor ; or to BROWN Sc SON, Auctioneers, Bedfoid. H not be discharged by the bis papers, and every article of value belonging to ! above- named A. Chapman. him, long before the arrival of these ferocious, hordes. It is reported that General Mack has been tried and honourably acquitted, in consequence of its N Pursuance of a Requisition for that Purpose, A under the Hands of five of the Commissioners appointed for putting in Execution the several Acts of Parliament for making the River Nine or Nen, running j from Northampton to Peterborough, navigable, so r having been found that the most gross and at.,,- | ^^ Nav^ n Pete& gh and clous deception had been practised upon him, by j rhwpston Bridge, 1 do appoint an extraordinary which he was induced to act in the verv extraor- Meeting of the said Commissioners to be held at the Meeting TALBOT INN, in OUNDLE, in the County of North- seems, found means, through the medium'of some I anipton, on MONDAY the 13th Day of JANUARY • • - • next, at Eleven ot the Clock in the Forenoon; at dinary manner lie did at Ulm. Bonaparte, seems, agents at Vienna, to get the Great Seal of the Empire put to a paper, written in German, and Hay, Keeping, Cows, 4' C- To be SOLD by A U C T1 O N, By JOHN DAY, On Monday the 30th of December, 1805, on the Premises, at SHENLEY EAST GREEN, near Stony- Stratfcrd, Bucks, r| Mi K following EFFECTS, of the late Mr. I RICHARD NEWMAN, deceased; comprising five Cocks of prime Hay, and 51 Acres of Keeping, in Lots, to Lady- Day next ; nine Dairy Cows, and one Nag Horse. g2f The Sale to begin exactly at Eleven o'Clock. To be A Y. by AUCTION, H SOLD By JOHN' DAY, By Order of the Assignee, on Thursday the 2d of January, 1806, NE RICK of MEADOW HAY, in one Lot, standing at STOKE WHARF, on the Grand Junction Canal, late the Property of Joseph Ludlam, a Bankrupt. ( JT)" The Lot will be put up exactly at Twelve o'Clock. Buckinghamshire Quarter- Sessions ' hat QL PEACE for this COUNTY, will commence at AYLESBURY, on THURSDAY, the 16th Day of JANUARY next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely :•— That immediately after, the Court will pro- ceed to the Trial of all Appeals that may be entered iii due Time. It is proposed that the Grand Jury shall be impannelled as soon as they are assembled; and all Persons who are bound over by Recognizance to pro- secute, or to give Evidence upon any Bill or Bills of Indictment, are required to attend and deliver the pro per Instructions at my Office on Wednesday Evening, as the Grand Jury will be discharged as early as the public Business will permit. And it is recommended to all Solicitors and Parish- Officers who have Appeals to try, to deliver their Briefs to Counsel on the IVtd- nesday Evening, and to be ready to try the same the next Morning, as the Court will be punctual in enter- ing on that Business immediately alter the opening of the Court. ACTON CHAPLIN. Clerk of the Peace's Office, Dec. 2ith, 1805. To Maltsters and Brewers. To be LETI", on Lease, or by the Year, And may be entered on immediately, At BRACKLEY, in the County of Northampton, AVery convenient MALT- HOUSE, capable of wetting twelve Quarters of Barley per Week ; with a good Opening for a Maltster, as the Advertiser will engage the Custom Of two Public- Houses, either to a Brewer or Maltster, likewise the Servitude of 30 or 40 Quarters of Malt yearly, at a Retail Price, tlif greatest Part being sent out by five or ten Quarters at a Time.— If more agreeable, the Business may be lett without the Malt- House. ( pf For further Particulars, and to treat for the same, enquire of Mr. ARNOLD, of Brackley aforesaid. G TIMBER SALE. To be S O L D, 11r: 13 u OCYv t< ... M„.. L.. On Thursday the 2d Day of January, 1806, at BUGBROOK, in the County of Northampton X which Meeting the said Commissioners* will take into , - . nail, anil \ Consideration the Propriety of altering and amending purporting to be instructions to General Mack j the Bye Laws which have, from Time to Time, been from the Emperor of Austria, ordering him not j made for the orderly Usage of the said Navigation, to make any useless resistance, & c. A Patent has been recently granted, for a mode of rendering carriages in general, particularly stage- coaches, more safe than at present. A few days ago a detachment of French pri- soners,- consisting of about 300 soldiers, taken in the late action, came into Canterbury. They immediately proceeded on board the Sandwich prison ship, which was previously prepared for their reception. Several of the crew of the De- fence, on shore at the time they came in, went up to them ill their blunt way, and, with that in- stinctive liberality, so inseparable from the cha- racter of a British seaman, distributed money among the poor fellows, over whom they had obtained so brilliant a victory. Mr. Stock's donation of Jf. lO each to ten poor ' curates was, on the 17th instant, bestowed as follows:— Name. Curacy. Age. Chil. Inc. Cornel. Copner, Powick, Worcestershire 45 10 £ 40 John Hughes, Llandril! o, Merionethsh. 46 9about40 J. Jones ( blind), Lanishen, G lamorgansh 75 11 22 llczekiah Jones, St. Bride's, Monmouthsh56 5 35 James Marshall, I reby, Cumberland 52 10 25 Rees Price, Asto'n- Rotterell, Salop 53 5 40 Lewis Price, I. oton. Chappel, Salop 45 5, 6 Jos. Rogerson, Caldbeck, Cumberland 49 8 40 Joseph Smith, Bcllingham, Northumb. 47 6 40 John Topping, Stapleton, Cumberland 42 7 30 Old Maeklin's Description of an English Man of War.— An English man of vtsir cun speak all lan- guages. She is the best interpreter and most pro- found politician in this island. She was always Oliver Cromwelt* s ambassador. She is the wisest minister of state that ever existed, and never tells a lie : nor will she suffer the proudest Frenchman, or ' Spaniard, or Dutchman, to bamboozle her, or give her a saucy answer. The following melancholy occurrence happened at a colliery near liuabon, on the 7th inst. Two of the workmen descending a pit were met by what is called the damp, or foul air, and were instantly killed. On the following day, a number of their fellow- workmen had met at a public- house, when tw o of them, more thoughtless, and daring than the rest, swore they would go down the next morning, and bring up the unfortunate men who had been killed: tliey were accordingly let down with three others oil the same rope, but hail not proceeded far j and particularly for providing more effectually against I Abuses in drawing and shutting the Stackers and Stanches, and running the Water from the Mills.— Given under my Hand this 19th Day of December, | 1805. JOHN BALDERSTON. To - N1NI I ESTATES at BIGGLESWADE, BEDS. To be S OLD by ADCTIO N, By Mr. BROOKS, At the Swan Inn, Biggleswade, on Wednesday the 8th Day of January, 1806, at Three o'Clock in tlie Afternoon, ^ EN neat rough- cast and Tiled DWELLING- HOUSES, situate in PALACE- YARD, LANG- FORD- STREET, BIGGLESWADE. Lot I. A neat rough- cast and Tiled DWELLING- HOUSE, with Wood- Barn, Yard, See. now lett to Mr. James Mays, at £. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 2. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Weston, at =£. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 3. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Daniel Thomas, at =£. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 4. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. James Magor, at £. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 5. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Taylor, at £. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 6. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Wm. Favell, at £. 1 10s. per Annum. Lot 7. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Wm. Mantle, at £ M 10s. per Annum. Lot 8. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mrs. Ann Musick, at =£. 2 10s. per Annum. Lot 9. A DITTO, in the Occupation of Mrs. Ann Francis, at £. 1 10s. per Annum. Lot 10. A neat DITTO, in the Occupation of Mr. Samuel Race, at £. 2 10s. per Annum. Q3T The above Premises are nearly new- built, are Copyhold and Fine certain, and at a small Distance from the High- Street and great North Road in the above capital Market-' l^ own. *** May be viewed by applying to the Tenants; and Particulars known of Mr. WEST, Mr. LAN- CASTER, Mr. ADDINGTON, and Mr. COOPER, at Biggleswade; qr of Mr. BROOKS, Sworn Appraiser and Auctioneer, Clophill, Beds. _ ^ 1' HRRIIOLD FARM, With Part of thc Manor uf Cfyington. FINE KENT HOPS, be SOLD by AUCTION, By JOHN DAY, On Friday next, the 3d January, 1806, at the Bull Inn, in STONY- STRATFORD, Bucks, removed there for Convenience of Sale, 1NE POCKETS of HOPS, of the first Quality, the Growth of 1804. Q5?" The above will be sold without Reserve, one Pocket in each Lot. * » * May be viewed at the said Inn, between the Hours of Two and Three; at which Hour exactly the Sale will commence. A truly valuable and compact Freehold Farm, in the County of Bucks. To be SOLD bv AUCTION, By JOHN DA Y, . At the House of Mr. George Newman, called or known by the Name of Shenley Inn, near Stony- Stratford, in the County of Bucks, on Thursday the 23d of January, 1806, at Three o'Clock, ACompact and most desirable FREEHOLD ESTATE, called DENBEIGH- HAL L FARM, situate in the Parish of BLETCHLEY, in the County of Bucks, adjoining the Turnpike- Road from London to Chester; consisting of a new- built Farm- House, with all necessary Outbuildings, and one hundred and fifty- three Acres and ten Poles, or there- abouts, of rich old- inclosed Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land, divided into convenient Inclosures, now in the Occupation of Mr. Joseph Swift, under INETY ASH TREES, and TWENTY- ONE ELM DITTO, blazed and numbered, now standing in the Lordship of BUGBROOK. £ J3T W. BUTCHER requests the Company to meet him . at the Sign ot the Waggon- and- Horses, at Ten o'Clock, and proceed to the Place of Sale. *** The Money to be paid on the Sale Day, MAID FORD, Northamptonshire. To be SOLD by A U C T I O N, By R. M. JONES, On Friday the 3d Day of January, 1806, at the George Inn, in MA1DFORD aforesaid, A BOUT live Acres of excellent UNDERWOOD j. V ^ and POLES, inconvenient Lots. ipf The Sale will commence at Eleven o'Clock. To be SOLD by A U C T I ON, By R. M. ' JONES, On the MARKET- HILL, NORTHAMPTON, on Saturday the 4th Day of January, 1806, ^ WO Six - inch and one Narrow - wheeled CARTS. ( piT The Sale will commence at Twelve o'Clock. The I. oughborough Navigation. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. SCOTT, In the Monthly Sale of Navigable Canal Property, on Friday the 3d of January, 1806, at Twelve o'Clock, at Garraway's, ' Change- Alley, London, except pre- viously disposed of by Private Contract, "> IYE SHARES in this established and very- valuable Navigation, from the RIVER TRENT to the Town of LOUGHBOROUGH; one of the 1 J Lease, which will expire at Lady- Day, 1822, at j most productive Concerns in the Kingdom, co'ntinu- To be SOLD by AUCTION, At the White- Lion Inn, in Kimbolton, on Friday the 17th Day of January, 1806, about l'our o'Clock, AVery desirable FARM, with convenient Farm- House, Barns, Stables, and other Outbuildings; several Closes of valuable ancient inclosure, situate near thereto, containing together, with the Homestead, 18A. 3R. 35P. ; and several Plots it Parcels of newly- inclosed Land, containing 178A. 1R. „ 15P. partly Aiable and partly Pasture, divided into proper- the very low Rent of One hundred and eighty Pounds. Also, SEVERAL MESSUAGES or TENE- MENTS, and a small CLOSE and GARDENS, situate at LOUGHTON, near Stony- Stratford, in the several Occupations of Thomas Smith, John Holliday, Thomas Gibbs, and Nicholas Puttman. ( FJ" DENBEICH- HALL is situate seven Miles from ! Leightori- Buzzard, six from Woburn, six from Stony- 1 Stratford and Newport- Pagnell, one from Fenny- Stratford, and forty six from London, and within one Mile of the Grand Junction Canal. *** May be viewed by Leave ot the Tenant; and printed Particulars had fourteen Days before the Sale, at the following Inns:— Swans, Newport- Pagnell and Fenny- Stratford ; Eagle. and - Child, Leighton- Buzzard; Bell, Winslow ; Crown, Dunstable ; George, Woburn; White- Horse, Towcester ; and Angel, North- ampton ; ot the Auctioneer, Stony- Stratford ; and of Mr. Garrard, Solicitor, O- lney; at whose Office a Plan of the Estate may be seen. before thev both fell dead, and a third was so nearly ( sized Closes, and lying very convenient for Occu- sqffocated," that upon being brought up it was with I Pation i now in the Occupation of Mr. Joseph Fairey, difficulty he was recovered a very resPectable Tenant, under a Lease which ex- : ulty The following are. the totals of a General Bill of all the Christenings and Burials, from December 11, 1801, to December IT, 1805; according to the report made to the King's. Most Excellent Majesty, by the Company of Parish Clerks of London, & c. Christened in the 97 Parishes within the Walls 1039 — Buried 1141. Christened in the 17 Parishes without tha Walls 4673.— Buried 3C30. pires at Michaelmas next; and One- ninth and One- j fifth of a Ninth of the MANOR of COVINGTON, j The Grounds are well fenced and cultivated, and the i Poor Rates of the Parish are remarkably low.— ! Covington is well situated for Markets, being on the j Turnpike- Road between Higham- Feners and Kim- I bolton, and within convenient Distances of St. Neots, Thrapston, and Wellingborough. ( PT Further Particulars may be known of Mr. DAY, Solicitor, Saint Neots, where a Plan of the Estate may be seen. To be SOLD by AUCTION, At the King's- Head, in Southam, in the County of Warwick, on the 14th Day of January next, in several Lots, if not previously disposed of by Pri- vate Contract, AFREEHOLD ESTATE; consisting of the N O RTH M ANO R of N A PTON- UPON- TH E HILL, in the County of Warwick; a FARM- HOUSE, and about 270 Acresof ARABLE, MEA- DOW, and PASTURE LAND, inNAPl'ON afore- said, late in the Occupation of Mr. Anthony Borton. Immediate Possession may be had. * » * The above Estate is situate about three Miles from Southam, seven from Daventry, and but a short Distance from the l'urnpike- Road leading from Southam to Daventry. N. B. For a View of the Premises, apply at the Farm- House; and for further Particulars, and to treat for the Whole, or Part, by Private Contract, apply t, at the Offices of Messrs. ROLLS & SON, Solicitors, at Southam, and Prior's- Marston, near Southam. ing the LEICESTER CANAL to the River Trent, and extensive Navigable Connections: Its Prosperity is apparent, by stating, that the two last half- yearly Dividends amount to NINETY- SIX POUNDS per Share for the Year, clear of all Deductions. ( c3* This excellent Line of Navigation possesses eminent Advantages; presenting well- founded Pros- pects that the present very large Dividends will still continue considerably to increase. *„* Printed Particulars may be had at the Anchor, Loughborough; Three - Crowns, Leicester; Bell, Derby ; White- Lion, Nottingham ; George, Litchfield ; Saracen's- Head, Newark; the New Hotel, at Bir- mingham ; at the Office of this Paper; at Garraway's ; and of Mr. Scott, New Bridge- Street, London. . INT HOCKLIFFE ROAD. OTICE is hereby given, That the TOLLS arising at the Toll- Gate situate upon the Turn- pike- Road leading from Hocklitle, in the County of Bedford, to Stony- Stratford, in the County of Bucks, called the TWO- MILE- ASH GATE, with the WEICH- ING- ENGINE at the same Gate, will be LETT to FARM by AUCTION, to the Best Bidder, at the COCK INN, in STONY - STRATFORD aforesaid, on THURSDAY the 16th Day of JANUARY next, between the Hours of Eleven and Three o'Clock, in the Manner directed by the Act passed in the 13th Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for regulating the Turnpike- Roads; which Gate and Engine produced the last Year, above the Charges of collecting, and will be put up at, the Sum of =£. 980. Whoever happens to be the Best Bidder, must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Trustees, for Payment of the Rent agreed for, at such Times as they shall direct; and pay down a Deposit of =£. 60, if the Sureties shall be approved of; and in Default thereof, the next Best Bidder to be the Taker of the same lolls and Engine, upon the Terms above- mentioned By Order of the Trustees, THOMAS EWF. SDIN, Clerk. Stony. Stratford, December 19th, 1805. 1REEHOLD ESTATE, Bedfordshire. To be SOLD by A U C 1 I O N, By BROWN & SON, On Thursday the 2d Day of January, 1806, at the White- Lion Inn, St. Neots, in the County of Huntingdon, between the Hours of Four and Six o'Clock in . the Afternoon ( subject to such Con- ditions as will be then produced;, AMost desirable FREEHOLD ESTATE, lying . and being at CHAWSTON and COLLSDEN, in the Parish of ROXTON, near St. Neots aloresaid ; containing 25 Acres of Arable Land, and nint Acres two Roods of most excellent Pasture Land ( be the same more or less), in three Lots. LOT 1. A. R. P. Twenty - one Acres of rich ARABLE LAND, lying in the open Fields of CHAW- STON and COLESDEN ; and three Acres two Roods of most excellent ML ADO W LAND, in COLESDEN, in the Parish of ROXTON, near St. Neots aforesaid 24 2 0 LOT II. A CLOSE of most excellent PASTURE, containing six Acres, ly ing at C11A W STON, in the Parish of ROXTON aforesaid 6 0 0 LOl' III. Four Acres of Inclosed rich ARABLE LAND, lying near Mr. Wilson's, at CHAWSTON aforesaid 4 0 0 As an Inclosure is likely to take Place ot the Parish of Roxton, and the Soil being remaikably fertile, it will be of considerable Advantage to this Estate. All Timber and Timber- like Trees, Tellers, and Saplings, to be taken at a fair Valuation, down to 2s. 6d. per Stick, exclusive of the Purchase. For a View of the Estate, apply to Mr. WILSON, of Chawston; and for further Particulars, to Messrs. BROWN & SON, Auctioneer^, Bedford. FREEHOLD Ebl'ATE, " KEMPSTON, BEDFORDSHIRE. To be SOLD by A U C I 1 O N, By BROWN & SON, On Saturday the 11th Day of January, 1806, at the King's- Arms Inn, in the Town oi tfsaiuVu, a^ oui. Five o'clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced ( unless sooner disposed of by Private Contract, of which timely Notice will be given), AFARM- HOUSE, with the Barns, Stables, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, and three Closes or Pightles of ancient inclosed Pasture Ground, containing, with the Scite of the Buildings, & c. by Admeasurement, 6A. IK, 4P. ( be the same more or less), now in the several Occupations ot Mr. Robert Keflbrd and Mr. Thomas Horleyj together with SEVERAL CLOSES, PIECES, or PAR CELS of newly- inclosed LAND or GROUND, in a good State of Cultivation, and lying contiguous or very near to the Homestead, very conveniently sub- divided with good Quick Fences, and containing toge- ther, by Admeasurement, 80A. 1R. 13P. ( be the same more or less), now in the several Occupations of the said Robert Kellord and Mr. John Emery, the Pro- prietor. The above Premises are Tythe- free, the Land- Tax redeemed, and Possession may be had at Michaelmas next. KEMPSTON is situated very near the Turnpike- Road leading from Bedford to Ampthill, both exceeding good Market- Towns, about one Mile from the former and seven from the latter Place. For a View of the Premises, applj- to Mr. Emery or Mr. Kefford ; and to treat for llieTame by Private Contract, to the said Mr. Emery, or Mr. Eagles, Solicitor, Ampthill, Bedfordshire,' of whom printed Particulars and Conditions of Sale may be had, fen Days before the Sale; as also of the Auc- tioneer, Bedford. Ampthill, Dec. 20th, 1805. DESIRABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES, HIGH- STREET, BEDFORD, Exonerated from the Land- Tax. To be SOLD by AUCTION, By BROWN & SON, On Wednesday the 15 h Day of January, 1R06, at Six o'Clock in the Evening, at the Peacock Inn, High- Street, Bedford ( subject to such Conditions as will be then produced), in three Lots, ALL those TWO genteel DWELLING- HOUSES, with suitable Offices, Gardens, Sec. eligibly situate in the HIGH- STREET, in THI Town of BEDFORD; also, a large PIECE of GROUND, adjoining the above, in QUEEN'S- HEAD- LANE. Lot 1 comprises a genteel HOUSE, with < onve- nient Kitchen, Pantries, and Scullery; large hand- some Parlour, neatly finished, with Buffets, Sec. ; three large airy Bedchambers and Closets, and two Garrets; a dry Cellar, neat paved Yard, and Barn; large Garden, bounded with lofty and good f ences, and planted with choice Fruit Trees, in full Per- fection ; a Lead Pump, and excellent Water; now in the Occupation of Mr. Moore, at a low and im- provable Rent; likewise a Piece of Ground, 11 Feet wide and 108 Feet long, as a Gate- Way into Queen's- Head- Lane. Lot 2 comprises a PIECE or PLOT of GROUND, adjoining Lot 1, facing Queen's- Head- Lane, 108 Feet long and 38 feet wide, now in the Occupation of Mr. Mantel, Builder, at a verv low Rent. Lot 3 consists of a genteel DWELLING- HOUSE, which comprises a good and convenient Kitchen, neat Parlour, Wash- House, large dry Cellar, three airy Chambers, Closets, Sec. and two Garrets; a neat £ aved Yard, Three- stall Stable, good Loft, Brewhouse, • rying- Room, large Barn, and Garden adjoining ; also, a neat TENEMENT, Stud, Plister, and Tiled, in the Occupation of Mr. Mantel and John Payment, at very low Rents. ( pir These Houses are situated on a dry Soil, con- venient for Trade, or small gemeel Families, and in good Repair. *** For a View of the Premises and further Par- ticulars, apply to Mr. J. WARDEN, or BROWN SC SON, Auctioneers, and Agents to the British Fire and Westminster Life. Oftice, Bedford. [ T i i I Friday and Saturday's Posts. L () N D 0 K December 27. I'M addition to the evidence which has been adduced in confirmation of the defeat of the French in Moravia, we find that a letter has been received by a respectable mercantile house in Birmingham, J'^' ed Franckfort, Dec. 6, which states as follows:—" The French have lost, in the last bloody battle, 23,000 men, and were obliged to evacuate Vienna in a great hurry, though the Russians paid dear for their victory : their loss is estimated at 16,500 men." Subscriptions have been opened in this country for the relief of the unfortunate peasantry in Germany, who have been and are now suffering all the calamitous effects of a famine, brought upon them by the mercihss rapacity of the French Usurper's numerous bands of armed ruffians. We are huppv to record this fresh instance of British benevolence, sincerely wishing that it may be successful. Ir is reported that an expedition is shortly to be sent to the south- west " coast of France, to consist of all the French emigrants in British pay, and anv others who may wish to join their standard ; to carry with them artillery, and 30,000 stand of arms. he felt it his duty to solicit all enquiry iiito the whole of his conduct, even prior to his falling in with the enemy, while in their presence, and sub- sequent thereto; this enquiry, he lamented, was confined to his subsequent conduct and pro- ceedings, thereby depriving him of giving evidence of the circumstances of the action, which he had no doubt he should have been able to prove would have added to the reputation of the British Navy. Sir Robert admitted, that it was the duty of an Officer to engage an enemy wherever he might meet with him, and that it was likewise incumbent on him to explain, satisfactorily, why he did not; he then proceeded to state, that his was not the only instance where a British fleet had laid in sight of that of the enemy, without renewing an engagement; in proof of which he mentioned the action of the 1st of June, 1794, by Earl Howe, and that of the 27th of February, by Earl St. Vincent, in both of which cases the Officers did not think themselves justified in bringing the enemy a second time to action, although they were in sight of them as long as he was; and that in the instances above- mentioned, there was no j other force to contend with, no other quarter I from which an attack was to be apprehended, than 1 the fleets which had been already engaged : in his I casf, it was his llnty to be on his guard against j the'rerrol rtnd llocnefort squadrons, consisting of twenlv- one sail of the line, both which, lie had About one oclock on 1 uesday the remains of - , r ' , ,, » , ,, , i i j y> • i , i i reason to believe, were out, and one of them teas Lord ixe son were anded atOreenwich, and p aced , ,, . , , , • , . , 1 actuul/ y at sea; and to which the squadron op- illy winch op 1 posed to him might easily have given notice of i their situation. The defence goes on to slate, ! that Sir Robert, in the . month, of February, was ( dispatched by Admiral Cormvullis, with seven sail ' ,. 4* .1... II,,.. ... I. 1.. 1. ......... .,,'>... , •, I r ;„„,.„. t, of the line, which were afterwards increased to nine, to blockade the harbours of F'errol and Corunna, although at that time there were ten I „ U: . T. I: I I- •....*— ICN.„ L,. L, „.,. I I sion upon him; and he retired evidently very much affected. He was accompanied by a great number of friends, and on descending from the deck of the Prince of Wales into his barge, scarcely lifted up his head, which was apparently bowed down by the weight of the sentence. The Court was uncommonly crowded; and a general feeling pervaded the auditory, who sym- pathized with the Admiral on the event of the trial. _ • ' FASHIONABLE DRESS, CORSET, AND PELISSE - MAKING, No. 29, Bedford- Street, Covent- Gurden, London. MISS EDGES most respectfully inform the Ladies in Northampton, and its Vicinity, that the abpve Branches are conducted by them in all their Varieties; and that from rheir having passed five Ve rs' Engagement in them, in Houses of the first Respectability at the West End of the Town, and the constant Mode of Access which they have to the Changes of fashion among the first Circles, they trust they shall be able, at all Times, to render the fullest Satisfaction to Ladies who may be pleased to honour them with their Commands. Orders, addressed as above, or toMiss EDC. ES, Parade, Northampton, will have the most immediate Attention. London, Dec. 11th, 1805. LINEN- DRAPERY, HOSIERY, AND llABER- DASHERY. MUNDF. L, from LONDON, begs Leave respectfully- to inform the Inhabitants of NORTHAMPTON and its Vicinity, that he has OPENED a SHOP in the above LINES, in GOLD- STREET ; where he has laid in a general and prime ASSORTMENT of GOODS, from the first Markets, which he is enabled and determined to sell at the lowest London Prices.— He hopes to experience their Notice, and flatters himself he shall deserve their Encouragement. J. in the Painted Hall, from whence they were re moved, in the course of the evening, to the Record Chamber, where they are to continue until the preparations for their lying in state are completed. TRIAL OF VICE- ADMIRAL SIR R. CALDER. , ,. T T d c r im P A . , vi,„. t ,,,, M,„,,!.,„ ,„„,„;„ , » !,„ „.,,..) ! Corunna, although at. time there were ten V ILll'blUN T. At li ne oclock on Monday mo ning the usual , ' line and seven frigates ( Spanish and \| R. TRESLOVE, SURGEON, APOTIIE- signal for a Court-. v artial was made on board the J ^ LE ^ ^ GFE S ' 1 IVL CARY, and MAN. MlbWIFE, begs Leave Prmce of Wales, m Portsmouth harbour, by ; 1. lul l,-,> neatly lenilv to. sc., n^ sip^ inrep . p Inhabitants of Clipstone, hoisting an Union Jack at the mizen peak, and at » » ?'• " ne- ol- battle ships, which were just come out ; ^ lts Nei hbourhood. Having attended the differed ten the Court assembled. It consisted of the fol- ! 0 the arsenal, and were getting ready; . and j Lectures amt Hospitals in London, and acted as lowing Officers, viz. Vicc- Adinirals Montague ( Pre- ; '.''. ough he repeatedly made application tor two j Assistant to His Majesty's Apothecary several Years, sid, M, n TTnlh » vi" tv - md Ifmvlev Hr- ir- Admirals frigates and two small vessels to place at the en-. I he trusts beys fully qualified tor the important Duties Sir1 Coffin^ Thumb.. WSutton" and Can ' « * » of these harbours, he only obtained one of I of his Profession, and that he shall merit the Ap- S. i I. Coffin, 1 hornbotough, andSutto. i, and Cap- ^ this statemon{ he did not mean to im- j ^ tjon ot those who may honour him with their pute blame to others, but merely to defend him- _ . self, and to give the Court an idea of the very j GRAMMER AND WESTCOTT's CREDITORS, critical situation in which he was placed. How- IVTOTICE is hereby given, That the Assignees ever, with this small force he kept Ins station; \ LM ' of JOSEPH CRAMMER and WILLIAM and about the month of April the Toulon and J WESTCOTT, late of BODDICOTT, in the County tains Oliver and Atholwood The; Lords of the Admiralty were the Prose- cutors, by their Solicitor, Mr. Bicknell, who re- presented them. Mr. Gazeley and Mr. Erskine, jun. were the Counselor Advisers of Sir Robert Caldcr.— Moses Gretham, Esq. Judge Advocate. The Admiral was brought into Court by Mr. Fenton, Deputy Marshal of the Admiralty. The business of the Court immediately com- menced. The Surgeon of the Tonant was called in, and deposed that Captain Tyler could not attend, in consequence of his wounds. The President read the order for assembling the Court- Martial. It recited, that Vice- Admiral Sir Robert Calder had, by a letter to the Secretary of the Admiralty, requested that atl enquiry should be instituted with reference. to his conduct on the 23d of July last, in not renewing the engagement with the combined fleets of France and Spain. That the Lords Commissioners, actuated by a desire to do what appeared to , be for the good of tlve service, and to enable Vice- Admiral Calder. to give his reasons publicly for his conduct, had thought fit, for the reasons above- mentioned, to order that a Courf- Mai'tial should be assembled, to enquire into the conduct and proceedings of Vice- Admiral Sir Robert Calder, with his Ma- jesty's squadron under his command, on the 23d day . of July last; and also his subsequent conduct and proceedings, until he finally lost sight of the e leniy's ships; and for his not having done his utmost to renew the engagement, and to take or destroy every ship of the enemy which it was his duty to engage. The letter from Admiral Calder to Mr. Marsden was then read; it was dated Prince of Wales, off Cadiz, and expressed, that he had learnt with astonishment from some of his friends, that re- ports to his prejudice had been circulated, and that bis conduct had been improperly animadverted upon at a period when he was abroad, employed in the service of his country; and that to obviate the effect of such unfounded reports, he was desirous of having a Naval Court- Martial. The President said, as Captain Prous, one of the witnesses summoned, was not in attendance, it w as far from his wish to proceed, if the evidence of that witness was considered at all material. Ad- miral Calder observed, that his great object was to avoid creating the least unnecessary delay ; he liad therefore no objection to proceed without Captain Pious. I he log- book of the Prince of Wales was then produced, the contents verified, and extracts from it rend. ' 1 he first witness examined was Admiral Stirling, who was first interrogated by Mr. Bicknell, on the part of the prosecution, next by the Court, and j then cross- examined by Sir R. Calder. After him 1 meet in the Dav of ' to accept the Composition, are desired to signify their ' Intention, and send an Account of their Demands to Messrs. BIGNELL & WYRHAM, of BANBURY, at least ten Days before the Day of Meeting; and all Persons who do not execute the Assignment, and accept the Composition, on or before the said 24th Day of January, will be excluded. Cadiz fleets joined; and it being expected that of Oxford, Salesmen and Copartners, intend to they would endeavour to form a junction with the " , HA, LEATHERN- BOTTLE INN, in BANBURY., n •> ,, . . ,, ,, ii i j .. i County ot Oxford, on FRIDAY the 24th D fleet at I'errol, he was directed both by Lord Gard- j jANUARV next> at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, to ner and the Admiralty to be on Ins guard in case j niake a final Dividend; and all Persons who have not of that event. On the 5th of July he received [ yet executed the Deed of Assignment, but are willing information that the combined squadrons had orders to leave Fcrrol and be at Corunna by the ; middle of the month; which intelligence• proved j accurate. Sir Robert then detailed the opera- i dons which he was of necessity compelled to I adopt, in compliance with the instructions received from the Admiralty Board. Finding the blockade of Ferrol was raised, and the enemy put to sea, he judged it expedient not to renew the engage- ment, being surrounded on all sides by the differ- ent squadrons, and especially from the disabled state of many of his Own squadron. Sir Robert regretted that his character should have been vi- lified and traduced in the public estimation, with- out his having an opportunity when abroad of understanding the charges. He alluded to the suppression of part of his letter, which, if it had been published, would, in the eyes of his country- men, have cleared his character from the sus- picion w hich was cast upon it. The action of the 22d, he must be allowed to say, in a great measure laid the foundation for that victory in which a Noble Lord ( Nelson), whose name will SiVlllH's BANKRUPTCY. WII ERF'AS a Commission of Bankrupt is awarded and issued forth against JOHN SMITH, late of KIMBOLTON, in the County of Huntingdon, Dealer and Chapman, and Auctioneer, and he being declared a Bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the Commissioners ill the said Commission named, or the major Part of them, on the SEVENTH Day of JANUARY next, at Five o'Clock in the Afternooiv; the EIGHTH Day of JA- NUARY next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon; and the ELEVENTH Day of FEBRUARY next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon; at the FALCON INN, in SAINT NEOTS, in the County of Huntingdon, and make a full Discovery and Disclosure of his Estate and Effects ; when and where the Creditors are to come prepared to prove their Debts, and at the second Meeting to choose Assignees; and at the last Sitting the said Bankrupt is required to finish his Exami- nation, and the Creditors are to assent to, or dissent from, the Allowance of his Certificate.— All Persons indebted to the said Bankrupt, or who have any of his Effects, are not to pay or deliver the same but to whom the Commissioners shall appoint, but give Notice to Mr. FORBES, of Ely- Place, London; or Mr. DAY, Attorney at Law, St. Neots aforesaid. TlJDLAM's BANKRUPTCY. Creditors who have proved their Debts under a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against JOSEPH LUDI. AM, of STOKE- BRUF. RN, ill the County of Northampton, Victu- aller, Coal- Merchant, Dealer and Chapman, are de- sired to meet the Assignee of the said Bankrupt's Estate and Effects, on the EIGHTH Day of JANUARY next, at Ten in the Forenoon, at WILLIAM WORTH'S, the NEW- WHITE- HORSE, in TOWCESTER, in the said County of Northampton, to assent to, or dissent from, the said Assignee commencing, prosecuting, or defending, any Suit or Suits at Law or in Equity, for Recovery of any Part of the said Bankrupt's Estate and Effects; or to tile compounding, sub- mitting to Arbitration, or otherwise agreeing, any Matter or Thing relating thereto ; and other special Affairs. The Assignee will attend at the NEW- WHITE- HORSE INN, in TOWCESTER, on TUESDAY the 7th Day of JANUARY next, with the Bankrupt's Books of Ac- count, in order to give the several Persons who stand TI1E SECOND COUNTY ASSEMBLY WILL be at the GEORGE INN, . NORTHAMPTON, on THURSDAY the 2d of JANUARY. EDWARD KOUVER1E, Esq.> <•„„" , SAMUEL ISTED, I sq 4 $ S « WARDS- KiwnTirF- PAG N ELL. RPHE SECOND SUBSCRIPTION ASSEMBLY - I. will be- at the SWAN INN, NEWPORT- PAGKELL, on FRIDAY the 3d of JANUARY, 1806. R. LOWNDES,) R. CAU I LEY, Stewards. P. H. WARD, ) NORTHAMPTONSHIRE" WHEREAS JOHN CAPEL ROSE, Esquire, Sheriff of the County of'NORTHAMPTON, hath received His Majesty's Writ, De Coronatore eligendo, to him directed, for electing u CORONEIT for the said County, in the Place of SAMUEL SMITH, Gentleman, late one of the Coroners of the said County, who hath resigned the Office : Notice is therefore hereby given, by the said Sheriff, That the Election of such Coroner will be on THURSDAY the NINTH Day of JANUARY next coming, at Eleven of the Clock' in the Forenoon of the same Day, at the GEORGE INN, in the Town if NORTHAMPTON, in the said County of Northampton. — Dated this twenty- eighth. Day of December, one Thousand, eight Hundred and Five. JOHN CAPEL ROSE, Esquire, Sheriff. To the NOBLEMEN, GENTLEMEN, CLERGY, and FREEHOLDERS, of the COUNTY of NORTH- AMPTON. MY LORDS AND GENTLEMEN, TIL F. Office of a CORONER for this County having become vacant through the Resignation of Mr. SM ITH, bt/ Reason of Age and Infirmities, I humbly beg Leave to offer myself us a Candidate to succeed him in that Office ( the Duties, of which ' I have assisted in managing, under the influence of the lute Coroner, fof upwards if the lust twelve Months), and to solicit the Favour of your Votes and Interest. Should I, fortunately, be the Object of your Choice, it will confer a lasting Obligation upon me, which you may be assured will be. ever grate- fully acknowledged, by a punctual Discharge of those Duties the Situation may requite to be per- formed. I am, My Lords and Gentlemen, Your most obedient and humble Servant, JOHN LOVELL. The Election will take Place at the GEORGE INN, in NORTHAMPTON, on THURSDAY the 9th Day if JANUARY next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon. Towcester, Dec. 27th, 1805. LOS T, ABOUT THREE WEEKS AGO, AYOUNG BLACK- AND- WHITE POINTER DOG. Whoever has found the same, and will bring it to JOHN WALTON, of Chapel- Brampton, shall receive HALF- A- GUINEA REWARD December 28th, 1805. Government " received yesterday a copy of the Argus newspaper of the 11th instant, printed at Paris, picked up in a boat off Boulogne, by the Acute gun- brig. It contains an account of the late battle, and states, that, an armistice hud been concluded between the contending ai. mies. This, ar- ticle is stated in the Argus to hat e hecn copied from the Moniteur of the preceding day ( the. 1bth), and dated from Austorlitz on the 5th instnnt. Though such a paper has certainly been received, there is every reason to believe that the contents are totally false, and that the intention is to deceive. According to the statement of a gentleman just arrived from Hamburgh, no such intelligence hud been received there on the 21st. The Moniteur of the 12th, and Dutch Papers to the 17th instant, received by Government, contain little or no information which can be depended on. The Dutch paper contains a letter from General Dumonceau, affirming, that during the battle of the 3d instant, Bonaparte and the Emperor of Ger- many had an interview in a mill! a story perfectly ridiculous. A respectable gentleman writes from Prague, that during the battle of the 3d, Bonaparte did actually propose to the Emperor of Russia an armistice for- six weeks: but that the Emperor replied to Bonaparte—" Pas six heures!'' Not six hours. Marquis Cornwallis has arrived in India, and the Marquis Wellesley is now oil bis return to England. In a hurricane which took place on the coast of Spain on the 20th ult. 200 houses were destroyed at Valentia, several ships were lost, and many of the people on board perished. The sum upon which the duty was paid on the late Lord Nelson's property, on proving his will, was .30,000. An inquest has been held on the body of Colonel Brookes, who was killed in the late duel at Liver- pool, and a verdict of Wilful Murder returned against some person or persons at present un- known. PRICE or Bank Stock . sh. 3 per Ct. Red. . 60JJ 3 per Ct. Cons. . sh. 4 per Ct. Cons. . 77J 5 per Ct. Navv . sh STOC KS. Imp. 3 per Cents. 59|| India Stock . sn. India Bonds par. Is. p. Exc. bills . 2s. 1s. d. Omnium . . sh. of be ever dear to his country, had so conspicuous a share. The question ( Sir Robert said) for the Court to decide, was, whether the discretionary power vested in him, hud not been used for the benefit of the country. He called upon the Court to consider what would be the situation of every Officer in the British licet, if he were not allowed to use his own discretion. He looked to its de- cision to restore to liiin, unpolluted, that character and that honour which bad for nearly half a century been unsullied, and on which, till the present moment, not the least shadow of sus- picion could attach. When Sir Robert had concluded his defence, which occupied more than an hour in the delivery, he proceeded to cull his witnesses. The' witnesses consisted of Captain Cummins, of . the Prince of Wales, the lion. Captain Elphin- stone Fleming, Captain A. 11. Gardner, of the Hero, Captain Boyle, of the Windsor Castle,. & c. and the Chaplain of the Prince of Wales. The amount of their testimony tended to corro- borate what Sir Robert had stated in his defence, namely, that the damages which' the several ships had sustained, particularly the Windsor Castle,, indcbtK, tQ his £- state aw) B| fect an Opportunity prevented his renewing the attack; that the 0f paying their respective Debts before the Accounts TEN GUINEAS REWARD. \\ 7 IIE It, E A S the PARISH - CHURCH • » TODD1 NGTO N, in the County of Bedford, WAS BROKE OPEN some Ti me between Sunday Night the 15th, and Monday Morning the 16th Instant, and the Vestry Door was violently attempted to be wrested off the Hinges, & c.: Whoever will- give such Information as may lead to the Conviction of the Oitender or Offenders, shall, on such Conviction, receive the above Reward, by apply- ing to the Churchwardens of Toddington aforesaid. December 20th, 1805. WALGRAVE FJRil PTTIE following Subscriptions have been received I- for the Relief of the Sufferers by the FIRE in the above Parish, since the last Publication : s. d. Sir Wm. Langham, Bart 21 0 0 Parish of Ecton 14 3 0 C5T Subscriptions will be received by Mr. MARK- HAM, Northampton; Messrs. HODSON, Welling- borough ; and at the BANK, in Kettering. To THE DEBTORS OF GEORGE IIICKS^ deceased. ALL Persons who stand indebted to the Estate and Effects of GEORGE HICKS, late of SHEFFORD, in the County of Bedford, Surgeon and Apothecary, deceased, are desired to pay their respective Debts to Mr. Richard Gresham, of Chick- jsands, in the said County of Bedford, tile Executor of the Will of the said George Hicks; and all Persons who have any Claims upon the Estate and Effects of the said Deceased, are desired to semi an Account thereof to the said Richard Gresham. December 20th, 1805. next i enemy's squadron were out in all directions; ant ; that there was every reason to expect theymigh form a junction, and not only endanger the safeti of the ships taken, but perhaps place ill a critical . , .. • ,• • . » ,„,. j .„ , , 1 situation his Majesty's squadron. Admiral Mining; except that with regard to two 1 J. \ were examined Mr. Cradock, the Master of the i ., , .• • . , - 1 ,, , ,, ' • ori' 11 .1 „ 1 unction, and not only endanger the safety Glory, Admiral Martin, Captain Philip Durham, I ..•).. .' . . J , » . • • J. an 1 Captain Henry Inman, in the same order as These Officers spoke in general to the bravery and coolness displayed by Sir Robert during the battle. Captain Cummins stated, that in the Prince of Walts alone not less than 150 barrels of powder, and 1500 shot, were fired oil the of th in-( the Master of the Glory, and Captain Dnrli mi), Sir Robert Caldcr said, that to these Gent : men he could not possibly put any questions; iinii nc begged that the Court would attend to this cirdPnstance.— These were the witnesses brought forward on the part of the prosecution. Of their evidence it would be very difficult to give such an abstract as would be intelligible to our readers, enemy. The whole of the evidence having been gone through, the Court adjourned till next day. I • L\ • . c .1 I , ; i , t .. ;„, ,„ „ l I Tile Court met on Thursday at ten o'clock, for as it chiefly consists ot the detail ot minute ob- . ... . . , • , , - , , , , „„_,;, the purpose of determining on the sentence, when, serrations and circumstances at sea, respecting the . . r e .. ? , , , situation of the two fleets the morning after tl engagement. When Mr. Bicknell, the Solicitor to the Admi- ralty, had stilted that he had closed the evidence for the prosecution, the Court adjourned till next day: i> 11 the second day the Court assembled at ten o'clock; when Sir Robert Caldcr, addressing the President, said, that not conceiving the evidence for the prosecution would have closed so early as it had done, he hud not had sufficient time to paying their respect!' are laid before the Creditors at the above Meeting. 1 lie I i esioent ooserveo, mat me « . ouri was ; ,. '. disposed to grant every indulgence in their power, j destroy every ship ot t They would consequently adjourn till to- morrow. I < iuty to engaSe.! ' ll, s Admiral Calder asked if it was the intention of said enquiry ami alter c o clock oil the following morning, wnen oir ivuoerc ' —- , Calder requested that his written defence might j ; lbove < fys, in pres. be read by Mr. Gazeley, his Counsel, to which the | having done his utino Court assented. It commenced with stating, that | ship ol the enemy, wl I after a deliberation of six hours, the doors were opened, and Sir Robert Calder was called in. Silence being ordered, The Judge Advocate read the sentence nearly in the following words:— " In consequence of the letter of Admiral Sir Robert Calder, to the Lords of the Admiralty, requesting an investigation of his conduct on the 23d and 21th of July last, after the actions with the combined squadrons of France and Spain, and while in sight of the enemy; and in consequence i ir , i ,.,„„ • ,„ i,:„ i, i,„ , -. u- j i of the instructions thereupon directed to Admiral prepare his defence in the way in which he wished . ., 1 .. . , ,. , . i .-...!<• ill , i „(•„,., ,. Montague, to hold aCourt- Mai lial foi Uic purpose I to present it to the Court, lie therefore hoped toi ' . , • , v , ' • , .'•• I, i . i, i,„/' , j u, i,| ! of enquiring into the conduct ot the said Admiral their indulgence, and assured the Court he should ^ u!)|) ertV„ lder, on the said days, and to try 6The' President ^ observed, that the Court was V » m for » ot giving don* his utmost to take or destroy every ship of the enemy, which it was his ' ' Court has entered into the duly considering the conduct the Court'to proceed on Christmas- Day; Admiral I of the said" Admiral Sir R Caldcr and hearing and Montague answered in the affirmative, as he did j deliberating fully upon all the evidence laid before not feel that the service would admit of any delay. « s respecting the same on the days aforesaid, we The Court opened at a quarter before Un ^ of opinion that the charges agains the conduct o'clock on the following morning, when Sir Robert Of " the satd Admiral Sir Robert Calder, on the - • • • • . . i above days, in presence ot the enetny, in not tinost to take and destroy every hich'it was his duty to engage, alter having been in the service upwards~ of 46 j ^ e fully proved. years, during which time he had been more than The Court are of opinion that such conduct once honoured will, marks of approbation from i <> » thc P'f t ' c f » ' All » " rl11 Robert Calder, his Sovereign, he had been employed the last ten J ^. result oj Jear or cowardice bu oj error months on a most severe and critical service, « judgment Jor which he deserves to be severely without being once in port, and having in the reprimanded^ and he is hereby severely reprimanded course of it a very inferior licet, with which h.-. accordingly forced. a superior one of the enemy, who had the ] Sir Robert, during the whole of the trial, mam- ndvantage of wind and situation, into action, and j fested an uncommon degree of firmness. In the obtained a decisive victory over them; and as ! examination of the witnesses he discovered a con- many injurious reflections were cast upon him, in sidei. able degree of acuteness. He wore an undress consequence of his not having renewed the action ] uniform. When the sentence of the Court was during the two days the enemy remained in sight, delivered, it seemed to make a very deep impres- NORTHAM PTON N AV1GATION. 1VTOTICE is hereby given, That the - L ™ General Quarterly Meeting of the Commissioners acting for the Western Division of the Navigation of the River Nine or Nen, will beheld at the GUILD- HALL, in NORTHAMPTON, on FRIDAY the 17tli Day of JANUARY next, at Eleven o'Clock 111 the Forenoon, for transacting the Business relating to the said Navi- gation ; at which Time new Commissioners will be appointed. J. GARDINER, Treasurer. December 11th, 1S05. To be SOLD, The Property oj a GENTLEMAN, AComplete HUNTER, Master of Weight. — Enquire at the SUN INN, NORTHAW, Hert- fordshire. A AFine BROWN Years old. She well - known good Hunter. To be S () L D, MARE, now rising nine s a remarkably safe Goer, a very fast Galloper, perfectly sound, and free from Blemish; has been hunted regularly, with Mr. Ward's Hounds, the four last Seasons; is Mistress of sixteen Stone, a very safe good Leaper, and at this Time in high Condition. TF?" Apply to WM. PELL, Sen. Sywell- Lodge, near Northampton. The Mare was bred in Yorkshire, and got by that noted Horse Old Weasel. To be FREEHOLD ESTATE. SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. KIRS HA IV, At the Rose- and- Crown Inn, in Northampton, 011 Tuesday the 7th of January, 1806, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, ONE MOIETY of TWO MESSUAGES or TENEMENTS, in the Occupation of M'Quire, Jun. situate in BRIDGE- STREET, NORTH- AMPTON, and near to the Grand. Junction Wharf on the River Nin_ ; comprising two Rooms 011 the Ground Floor, with a Gate- Way, and suitable Cham- bers and Attics; Yard, Lead Pu'mp, Well of good Water, Garden, Brewhouie, Cellar, Pantries, & c. : The Whole forminga desirable Purchase for any Person trading on the Grand Junction to Northampton, or others requiring roomy Premises. ifT For further Particulars, enquire of Mr. F. W. JEYES, Solicitor; or the AUCTIONEER, North- ampton. TURNIPS. TO BE DISPOSED OF, 4 BOUT FIFTEEN ACRES of TURNIPS, a ./" V good Crop, capital Lair, within a Mile of KETTERING, in the County of Northampton, on ilie left Hand Side of the Road from Kettering to Wellingborough. (^ IF Enquire of THOMAS MARSHALL, Kettering. To be SOLD by A~ U trfl O N, At the White- Lion Inn, in Banbury, in the County of Oxford, on Thursday the 6th Day of February next, between the Hours of Five and Seven in thc Afternoon, ADesirable FREEHOLD ESTATE, Tythe- free, . and not subject to Land- Tax ; consisting of a substantial Farm- House, with suitable Outbuildings, and about 70 Acres of Meadow and convertible Land, divided into convenient Inclosures, situate in the Parish of Broughton, in the County of Oxford, about a Mile and a Half from Banbury, and near the Turn- pike- Road from that Place to Chipping- Norton. ( J5T For a View of the Premises, apply to Mr. THOMAS ROBERTS, the Tenant; and for Particulars, to Mebsrs. BIGNELL & WYKHAM, in Banbury. Peremptorily to be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. EDWARD LEES, of Nuneaton, At thc House of Mr. Thomas Kilborn, the Sign of thc King's- Arms, in Desborough, in the County of Northampton, on Wednesday the 22d Day of January next, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions of Sale as will be then and there produced, and in one or more- Lot or Lots as will be mentioned at the Time of Sale, ALL that elegant and substantial new- built Brick and Slate FREEHOLD MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, excellent walled Garden, Yard, Stable, Barn, Hovel, Cow- Shed, capital new Pump, and other Conveniences, together with about nine Acres of rich Land adjoining thereto, situate at DESBO- ROUGH aforesaid, about five Miles from Market- Harboroifgh and six from Kettering, adjoining the Turnpike- Road. The above would be a suitable Purchase for a small genteel Family, who might wish to res. de a few Miles j distant from a Market- Town. The House is in com- ) plete Repair ( belonging to which are iwo large Pews j in the Church), the Garden large, well laid out, and planted with a good Assortment of Fruit Trees and Shiubs, now occupied by trancis Kilborn, Gent, who | is going to change his Place of Residence; and tine , Purchaser may be accommodated with a considerable j J|_ which we expect the satisfactory accounts of And iV^ hrforenoon°' oty'the same Day will be 1 that important conflict, to which the eyes of the DISPOSED OF, upon the Premises, the FURNITURE j nation have for several days been so strongly di- ot' the HOUSE, and a large STACK, ot capital rected. In the mean time, we are still doomed to NO 11 Til A M P TO iV, SATURDAY EVENING, Dec. 23. MARRIED.] Lately, the Rev. Wm. Horner, A. B. of Raunds, in this county, to Miss Buhner, only daughter of the Rev. Mr. Buhner, of Thorpe next Wainfleet, in Lincolnshire. On ' Tuesday se'niiight, at Kingsbury, Herts, Mr. Brown, of Wilnecoate- Hall, to Miss E Lakin, of Whately, Warwickshire. On Wednesday se'nnight, at Potton, Mr. Tlios. Underwood, of Yeldon, in Bedfordshire, to Miss Eliza Rugeley, eldest daughter of the late Matthew Itugeley, F2sq. of Potton. O11 Thursday se'nnight, Mr. Hainerton, paper- maker, of Wansford, in this county, to Mrs. Cook, of March, in Cambridgeshire. Same day, Mr. William Townsend, of Long- Lawford, to Miss Townsend, of Church- Lawlord, both in Warwickshire. A few days since, at Ashby- de- la- Zouch, Mr. John Gr'esley, of Ilsdstead, in Leicestershire, to Miss Slater, of the former place. On Saturday last, at Great- Waltham, Major Young, of the Royal Bucks Militia, eldest son of Sir William Young, Bart, to Miss Tutfncll, daugh- ter of Win. Tuft'nell, Pisq. of Langley's, Essex. DIED.] On Monday se'nnight, at his seat, South- Lawn Lodge, Oxfordshire, aged 02, Charles Fetfiplace, Esq. descended from the ancient family of I'ettiplacc, of Swinbrokc, in that county. A few days ago, aged 81, Mr. Sanderson, of Yarwell, near Wansford, in tiiis county. O11 Wednesday se'nnight, Mrs. Walker, relief of Captain Walker, of Leicester. Last week, Mrs. Simpson, wife of Mr. Simpson, coal- merchant, of Leicester. Oil Wednesday last, at Harborne, near Bir- mingham, after a tedious illness, Edward Nicklin, Esq. many years a Captain ill the Warwickshire Militia; u gentleman universally esteemed and respected. Last week the First Regiment of Northampton- shire Volunteers ( Eastern district), commanded by the Right Flon. the Earl of Westmorland, were reviewed near his Lordship's seat at Apethorpe, by General Warde and Lieutenant- Colonel De- iaval, when the General, in a short manly address, expressed his high approbation of their appearance anil discipline. The duties of the day being dis- charged, his Lordship marched the regiment to his hospitable mansion, where they partook of a seasonable refreshment, with plenty of October, before they moved to their respective quarters. An elegant collation was prepared for the Officers and several other Gentlemen, and the day was spent much to the satisfaction of every one pre sent.— Brigadier- General Nepean and Staff' ho- noured the review with their presence. Mr. Bouitoo, the scientific and venerable pro- prietor of Soho, near Birmingham, whose public exertions have so uniformly been distinguished by a patriotism the best directed, has solicited the permission of Government, that he niav he al- lowed to strike a mc- dal, at his own expence, ill commemoration of the brilliant victory off Cape Trafalgar, and to present one to every seaman who served that day 011 board the British fleet. The permission was immediately granted, with the warmest approbation of so laudable a design. The die is neatly completed, and in a few weeks thc medals will be sent down to the several ports, to be distributed among the sailors by his Majesty's Commissioners,— The expence to Mr. Boulton is estimated at d .3000. James Martin and John Taylor, hawkers, were this week committed to the gaol of this county by the Rev. II. K. Bonney, Clerk, charged with bur- glariously breaking and entering the dwelling- house of Samuel Clayson, of Wellingborough, draper, and stealing therefrom goods to the value of ^'. 200. LONDON, December 28. rJ^ WO Hamburgh Mails still remain due, from P R 1 C E of C C) R N per Quarter at Northampton, Saturday, Dec. 28. Beans, 47s. Od. to 49s. Od. Peas, 38s. Od. to 40s. Od. By the Standard Measure Particulars may be had at the Office of Mr. THOSNLEY, I possession of any more authentic particulars re- Attorney at Law, in Hinkley. 1 specting that great affair. Wheat, 64s. to 74s. Od Rye, 40-. Od. 10 44-,. Barlov, 32^ Od. to 35s. Od. Oats, 20s. 6d. to 26s. 6d. ^ J. GRAFTON, Inspector. Corn Exchange, London, Friday, Dec. 27. The Quantity of Wheat for to- day's market is but small, mostly r maining samples; waiting further supplies few sales are effected, and 1 hose at small fluctuation, many of the country markets being cheaper.— Higher prices are asked for Barley. Malt and Old Beans at little difference.— New Tick Beans 28s. to 32s. per quarter.— There are large sup- plies of Oats, many from Scotland; this article is in demand, and supports last prices.— In the prices of Flour theie is llo alteration. LIST of FAIRS, from Dec. 30, to Jan. 11, within the Circuit of this Paper. Dec. 30. Rugby. Jan. 1. Woburn and Charlbury. S. 4. Leicester. M. 6. Daventry and Market. Harborough. TO A FRIEND, Enquiring if I would live my Youth over again. ( From Soutliey's Metrical Tales). TV) I regret the past ? 1J Would la'" again live o'er The morning hours ot life ? Nay, William! nay, not so! In the warm joyance of the summer sun I do not wish again The changeful April day. Nay, William! nay, not so! Sale haven'd from the sea 1 would not tempt: again The uncertain ocean's wrath, Praise be to him who made me what I ant- Other I would not be. Why i; it pleasant then to sit and talk Of days that are Ho more ? When in his own dear home The trav'ller rests at last, And tells how often in his wanderings The thought of those far off Hath made his eyes o'erfiow With no unmanly tears ; Delighted he recalls Thro' what fair scenes his charmed feet have trod. But ever when he tells of perils past And troubles now no more, His eyes most sparkle, and a readier joy Flows rapid to his heart. No, William! no, I would not live again The morning hours of life; .1 would not be again The slave of hope and fear; I would not learn again The wisdom by experience hardly taught. To me the past presents No object for regret ; To me the present gives All cause for full content; The future— it is now the chearful noon, And on the sunny smiling fields I gaze With eyes alive to joy : When the dark night descends I willingly shall close my weary lids Secure to wake again. CHARACTER OF THE RUSSIAN SOLDIER. WHEN the Russian attacks, he must, according to his idea, either conquer or die. A skilful manoeuvre, or a good retreat, are movements for which he has not any taste. He knows how to advance, but not how to retreat. He shuns no danger, even though it were ready to destroy him instantaneously. But what distinguishes the Russian from the troops of any other nation is, his extra- ordinary strength. He is, indisputably, the most hardy of soldiers. No attacks, however long or obstinate, fatigue him. The Russian soldier dresses his schtschy when he can; he has no fixed time for meals or sleep. A Russian is ever watchful when on service, sleeps when he has time, and wherever he may happen to be. He has fewer wants than the native of any other country, and requires less expence in the field. The Russian soldiers were formerly accustomed neither to give nor to accept quarter. This habit they acquired in their wars with the Turks; but their sentiments on this subject were changed by the campaigns in Italy. As the Russian troops arc used to fighting in desert regions, they are ac- companied by a great number of carriages; but these are so light, and there are so many mechanics among the soldiers, that any repairs which they may want are performed in a moment, without in the least delaying the march of the army. FRENCH OUTRAGES AT VIENNA. BY the following letter from Vienna, our readers may form some idea of the atrocities committed by the armed ruffians of Bonaparte, on their taking possession of that capital; the sufferings and indignities to which the inhabitants have been rcil- uced ;• and of the reliance to be placed on the Proclamations of the Usurper :— " VIENNA, Nov. 24. " After the treachery of Murat had prevented the removal of many valuables, and of the military stores already packed up, and ready to be sent to- wards Moravia, the booty of the French on the day of their entry here was immense; and it was there- fore thought, that the assurance of Bonaparte in a proclamation, of respect being shewn to persons and properly, was sincere, and not another artifice to obtain " plunder. We had, however, soon reason to repent of our credulity. No sooner had the enemy occupied our watch- houses and gates, than all per- sons found in the streets were civilly stripped of their' money, watches, jewels, and trinkets, shoe and knee- lmckles, and even of their hats, bonnets, handkerchiefs, & c. & c.; so much so, that nobody dared to go out, before another proclamation or- dered the soldiers, under pain of death, not to j pillage in the streets. Tins proclamation was accompanied with a requisition in money and in clothing to the amount of forty- two millions of florins, not including all the plate of palaces, pri- vate houses, convents, and churches, which was seized en masse, in the night after the entry of the French. In the same night also, most cellars wero broken open, and wines and victuals stolen ? and i not a house escaped the marauders, who took every thing portable on which they could lay their hands. In the vicinity of this capital, in a circle of five leagues, ninehundred houses were broken open and plundered; and the officers, as well as the men, forced us here to buy for ready money their stolen goods. Many individuals, supposed to be rich, were laid under a private contribution, calculated to amount to half their fortunes ; and those who could or would not pay, were imprisoned as hostages, but threatened every instant with death, as refractory, or rebels, to the commands of the Emperor of the French. " Within the first forty- eight hours that we were cursed with French fraternity, upwards of six hundred women and girls tverc violated, many of the latter under ten vears of age; and when we complained, we were faughed at, as Prince Murat considered these occurrences merely as bagatelles, though the corpses of several murdered females, laying in the streets, proved that the ravishers had also been plunderers and assassins, and that virtue and innocence had not submitted to outrages with- out resistance. So many and infamous provoca- tions, caused some retaliation. Many of the French officers and soldiers were killed when in the streets after dark, and others were wounded or disappeared, without it being known what be- came of them. A general domiciliary visit WAS then ordered, under pretext of searching for arms, but in fact to seize or extort fresh plunder. " Nearly desperate by insults and sufferings; the people collected in numbers; and* though only armed with bludgeons and knives, attacked ime of the French watch- houses in the old town, and carried it; they were, however, soon attacked in their turn and most of them cut to pieces. For l'ear that this affair might incite to a general in- surrection, the insurgents wore styled emissaries of Russia and England ; and a third proclamation promised all peaceable, inhabitants' full protection for their persons and property; and that all violence should meet with a summary punishment. On the next morning, indeed, a soldier who had stolen a silver spoon was shot, b( it at the same time the whole contents of the shop of a gold- smith were carried away by one of Mural's Aid- de- Cainps, for the use of the armies. A tariff of safety was then established, and a card, signed by Murat, for ivhich a louis d'or has been paid, is an evidence that the bearer has acquitted the quota j of his contributions, and is under the protection of the French. I do not, and I cannot, enter into the shocking particulars of all the outrages perpetrated in our abbeys and convents; but should the French continue here a month longer, famine will be added to our other wretchedness, as they have already ' confiscated all our corn ma- gazines, and do not allow us more than a quarter of a pound of bread for each individual. This is only a small part of what yve have experienced during the tirst week of French fraternity. " Some French grenadiers forced their way in the night of the 20th into the house of a rich banker at Vienna, and alter violating, before his eyes, his wife and two daughters, pillaged the apartmeirts of every thing valuable, which they carried awav, together with all the ready money and plate found in tbe counting- house. " On the 18th an inventory was taken of all the furniture of the Imperial palaces, and of the houses of all the nobility who had left Vienna. Brokers were ordered to value every thing, and a sale was advertised for the 22d. A steward of Prince Esterhazi offered a fair price to preserve the palaces of his Sovereign, and of his master, from being stripped: it was accepted; but no sooner had the money been pocketed, than the brokers who had valued the furniture were sent for, and confined until they had procured the amount of the valuation, for w hich the furniture was to be their pledge. " Twenty thousand yards of cloths were, on the 18th instant, among other things, put into requisition at Vienna. Oil the 19th, it was sold by public auction; but on the 20th, the purchasers were ordered, under pain of military execution, to deliver it for the French magazines. They were repaid with no other money than the receipts of the French Commissaries. " Six of Talleyrand's clerks are busy in searching the archives of Austria, and twenty of Fouclie's clerks and spies are the directors of the police at Vienna, divided into so many districts. They order domiciliary visits, and issue mandates of arrest, just as in France and at Paris. On the 23d ult. the number of suspected persons and state pri- soners amounted already to 710. If they do not pay a ransom required, they will be tried by a pretended military tribunal, also organized in the French manner." 3 3 3 3 8 20 60 120 GRAND LOTTERY. Begins Drawing February 3d, 1806. SCHEME. 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IO R D CHESTERFIELD particularly advises Cleanliness, not only as necessary to Health, but the Success of our Fortunes in Life; and with so slothful a Complaint as any Disease that has the leitst Analogy to the Scrofula, Indolence will natu- rally prevent either Sexes from profiting by this ex- cellent Observation.— Eruptions in the Face :— The inconsistent Doctrine of those who recommend external Applications for internal Complaints, is obviated in the following simple Question:— Will the Fur which adheres to the Inside of a Kettle, or Boiler, be re- moved by washing the Outside ? The same Compa- rison may be made respecting the Human Frame: Can an internal Complaint be removed by an external Application ? These Questions are left to be an- swered by every Reader, which will shew the Ridi- culousness of inculcating this Doctrine, while the Infallibility of Dr. B RODUM'S BOTANICAL SYRUP is evinced in the extraordinary Cures that daily ap- pear in the Papers, particularly in Cases of the above Nature.— The Motive for publishing this Advertise- ment, is, to secure the Health of the Public from the Danger that attends external Application, which, to our Knowledge, has proved fatal to many who have placed in it an improper Confidence. Bennet- Stuet, Black friars- Road, London, SIR, September 1, 1802. 1 was afflicted, for many Years, with a violent Scorbutic Disorder, which caused large Sores and Blotches on my Legs, Thighs, and Anns, in as much that I could not walk without excruciating Pain. In this Situation I applied to many of the Faculty, without their being able to ellect a Cure. I was prevailed on by a Friend of mine to apply to you, and alter having taken the Medicines, I soon found myself free from the Sores, and am now in perfect Health. I am, Sir, your most obedient Servant, W. G. Mrs. LUDFORD, of Artillery- Street, Bermondsey, was afflicted with a Swelling all over her Body ; but taking Dr. BRODUM'S N ERVOUS CORBIAL, has found great Relief. WITNESSES,— John Harcourt, Spanish Leather- Dresser, Artillery- Street, Bqrmondsey; R. Pierce, Coal- Merchant, No. 2, Bermondtey New- Road. September 17, 1802. The BOTANICAL SYRUF and RESTORATJVE 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. Dutv included. (£ 3T 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 thereof, viz. Marshall, Northampton, and at his Shop in Ilarbo- rough; Edge, Northampton, and at his Shops in Wellingborough and Towcester; Nixon, Leicester; Palgrave, Bedford ; Jenkinson, Huntingdon ; Tookey, Oundlc; Bealc, Thrapston; Collis Se Dash, Sc Munn, Kettering; Robins, ^ id Wilkinson, Daventry; Tuck & Mather, Wellingborough; Jackson, Peterborough; Newcomb, Printer, Stamford; Wheeler, and Loggin, Aylesbury ; Marriott, Banbury ; Gallard, Towcester ; I and by most Booksellers and Mcdicine Venders in the : three Kingdoms. To THOMAS TAYLOR, Esq. No. 9, New Bridge- Street, London. | Sir, J Consider it but an Act of Justice due to the - Merits of your LEAKE's PATENT P1I. 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He was advised at last to try your LEAKE'S PILLS ; he did so, adhering strictly to the Directions given with them; he had not taken more than two Boxes before lie found an Alteration for the better; this encouraged him to proceed, and bv taking a tew 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 reier any Person to me for a Confirmation of the above Account if it should be doubted. 1 am, Sir, your obedient humble Servant, THOS. PURDAY. Library, Folkstone, July 10, 1805. 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This Office has ever been impressed with an ardent Desire to give Encouragement to the Agricultural Interests ot the Kingdom; and the Directors rely, that the Regulations which they from Time to Tim* have introduced for that Purpose, will be satisfactory to the Public, and securc the Continuance of its Favour and Patronage. Stock on a Farm maybe insured in one Sum, with- out the average Clause. The Receipts lor Policies falling due at Christmas, are now in the Hands of the several Agents. Q5r" The important Sums annually paid by this Office to Sufferers by Fire, strongly prove the Benefits resulting from Insurance, as well to Noblemen and Gentlemen to secure the Value ot their Mansions and Effects, as to Farmers, Manufacturers, and all the Commercial Orders. *** Persons insuring for Three Hundred Pounds, or upwards, will not be charged for tile Policy. By Order of the Directors, H. A. HARDY, Sec. of Country Department. "— iio> oc> o< iscis' 0oai--'- ™ BANKRUPTS required to SURRENDER. Joseph Pinfold, of Rodborough, Gioucestershire, clothier, Jan. 6, at the Golden- Cross, Cainscross, Randwick, Gloucestershire, Jan. 7, and Feb. 1, at the King's- Arms, Stroud. Attorney, Mr. Wathen, Stroud. Thomas Davies, late of Wheelock, in the county of Chester, victualler, Jan. 6, 7, and Feb. 1, at the Goat's- Head inn, Audlem. Attorney, Mr. Groom, Audlem. Richard Puddington, of Leonard- square, Shoreditch, Middlesex, baker, Dec. 24, Jan. 4, and Feb. 1, at Guildhall. Attorney, Mr. Crawford, Craven- build- ings, City- road. Robert Vaughan Brooke, of Hurcot, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, paper- manufacturer, Jan. 7, 8, and i Feb. 1, at the Crown inn, Worcester. Attorney, Mr. 1 Wale, Worcester. Thomas Simpson and Nottingham Simpson, of Northallerton, Yorkshire, merchants, Jan. 4, 7, and Feb. 1, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Lee, Crown- court, Southwark, Surrey. William Partridge and William Rose, late of Bow. bridge, Rodborough, Gloucestershire, dyers, Jan. 6, at the Golden- Cross, Caincross, Randwick, Glou- cestershire, and Jan. 7 and Feb. 1, at the. King's- Arms, Stroud. Attorney, Mr. Newman, Stroud. Thomas Raine and George Mackay, of Greenwich, Kent, ship- owners, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, and Feb. 1, at Guildhall, London. Attornies, Messrs. Jones & Green, Salisbury- square, Fleet- street. William Henry Ravenscrott, Michael Edwin Fell, and James Entwisle, of Manchester, dealers in cotton yarn, Dec. 28, Jan. 11, and Feb. 1, at the Bridge- water- Arms inn, Manchester. Attornies, Messrs. Duckworth & Chippendall, Manchester. Samuel Siddall, of Hurst, Ashton- under- line, Lan- cashire, cotton- manufacturer, Dec. 31, Jan. 7, and Feb. 4, at the White- Bear inn, Manchest. r. Attor- ney, Mr. Gibbon, Ashton- under- line. Thomas Ellis, of Preston, Lancashire, ironmonger, Jan. 4, 6, and leb. 4, at the Golden- Fleece, Preston. Attornies, Messrs. Grimshaw & Palmer, Preston. James Carr, now or late of Orford, Suffolk, inn- holder, Jan. 3, 4, and Feb. 4, at the Three- Tons, Yoxford. Attorney, Mr. Turner, Yoxford. Christopher Clark, late of Carlisle, Cumberland, mercer and draper, Jan. 2, 3, and Feb. 4, at the Spread- Eagle, Carlisle. Attorney, Mr. Pearson, Carlisle. William Clark, late of Hythe, Kent, tailor and draper, Dec. 30, Jan. 13, and Feb. 4, at Guildhall, Canterbury. Attorney, Mr. Tournay, Hythe. Thomas Scrivens, late of Cheapside, London, ta- vern- keeper, Dec. 31, Jan. 4, and Feb. 4, at Guild- hall. A ttorney, Mr, Reardon, Corbett- court, Gract- church- street. Allen William Wall, late of Mount- Garden, Lam- beth, Surrey, varnish- maker, Dec. 31, Jan. 7, and Feb. 4, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Wil. ley, Basinghall- street. William Bell, of Leeds, Yorkshire, grocer, Jan. 9, 10, and Feb. 4, at the Talbot inn, Leeds. Attornies, Messrs. Bollanil, Atkinson, & Bollaud, Leeds. Richard Hay ward, late of Ashford, Kent, coach- maker, Dec. 31, Jan. 4, and Feb. 4, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Jackson, Garden court, Temple. Samuel Fuller, late of" Cambridge, draper, Dec. 28, Jan. 7, and Feb. 4, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Druce, Billiter- square. DIVIDENDS to be made to Creditors. Jan. 20. John Hewitt, of Birmingham, druggist and grocer, at the Stork Tavern, Birmingham. March 1. William Wilberforce Bird, of Coventry, silk- manufacturer, at Guildhall, London. MARKETS.— London, Dec. 23. Our supplies of Wheat from Kent and Essex, to day, were very large, and this abundance operated to reduce prices six and eight shillings per quarter below last Monday's currency. — Fine Flour has likewise fallen back to sixty- five shillings per sack, the highest.— Barley is not cheaper, and some fine samples, from Suffolk, fetched more than we name below.— Malt is rather lower, as are White and Grey Pease, and Beans of both sorts.— Oats, of which large supplies are pouring in from Lincoln- shire, partake of the general decline and heaviness of the Market. Wheat.. 40s. to 54s. 62s. Oats 21s. to 31s. Od. Fine Do. 63s. to 66s. Od. HorseBeans36s. to 40s. Od. Rye . .. 3Js. to 36s. Od. Tick Ditto 27s. to 32s. Od. Barley.. 2Bs. to 32s. 6d. White Peas 32s. to 38s. Od. Malt 64s. to 70s. Od. | Grey Ditto 36s. to 40s. Od. PRICE of FLOUR. — Fine 60s. to 65s. Od. Hops, per Pocket.— Kent, 61. 6s. to 71. 10s.— Sussex, 61. 0s. to 71. 0s.— Farnham, 101. 0s. to 121. SMITHFIELD, Dec. 23. To sink the offiil. Ox Beet, 3s. 8d. to 4s. 8d. Wether Mutton, 4s. Od. to 5s. Od. Veal 4s. Od. to 5s. 6d. Pork, 4s. 4d. to 5s. 4d. Lamb, Os. Od. 0s. Od. Sold this day. Beasts, 1700 — Sheep and I. amb!, 8,000. NEWCATE and I. EADENHALL, Dec. 23. Beef, 3s. Od. to 4s. Od. Mutton, 3s. Od. to 4s. Od. Veal, 3s. Od. to 5s. Od. Pork, 4s. 4d to 5s. 4d. Lamb, 0s. Od. to 0s. Od. TALLOW.— Town 68s. Od. Russia ( Can.)— s. Od. to 67s. 6d. ( Soap) — s. Od. to 67s. Od. Melting StulF — s. to 57s. Od. Ditto rough — s. to 38s. Good Dregs 10s. Od. Graves lis. Od. LEATHER, per lb. Butts, 50 to 561b. 23d. to 24d. Ditto, 60to 651b. 26d. to 27J. Merchants Backs, 23d. to 23Jd. Dressing Hides, 21d. to 22d. Fine Coach- Hides, 22d. to 21.1. Crop Hides for cutting, 22d. to 22Jd. Flat ordinary, 20Jd. to 21 Jd. Calf Skins, 30 to 401b. per doz. 36d. to 42d. Ditto, 50 to 701b. per doz. 3iid. to 42d. Ditto, 70 to 801b. 36d. to 39d. Small Seals, per lb. 36d. to 42.1. Large Ditto, per doz. 120s. to 190s. Goat Skins, — s. to — s. per doz. Tanned Horse- Hides, 25s. to 38s. p^ r Hide. NORTHAMPTON: Printed aud Published by and for T. 1Y1CEV and IV. Slft'ION.
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