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The Lancaster Gazette And General Advertiser For Lancashire, Westmoreland, &c.


Printer / Publisher: William Minshull 
Volume Number: V    Issue Number: 239
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Date of Article: 11/01/1806
Printer / Publisher: William Minshull 
Address: Great John's-Street, Friarage, Lancaster
Volume Number: V    Issue Number: 239
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Funeral of Admiral Nelson

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— TH A PRR*^ ri r E. r No. 239.— Vol. V. AND GENERAL ADVERTISER FOR LANCASHIRE, WESTMORLAND, & c. Printed and Published by WILLIAM MINSHULL, Great Johns- Street, Friarage. SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1805. [ No 5 of the Quarter,' GRAND LOTTERY Begins Drawing FEBRUARY 3d, 1800. SCHEME. 3 of £ zo, ooo . . are.. -£ 60,000 3 10.000 36,000 3 '. 5,000 1 ;- ooo 3 • z, ooo 6,000 8 1,000 8,000 ao 500 . _ 10,000 50 100 5,000 120 50 ... 6,000 5,000 First- drawn Tickets 22 110,000 ^ 250.000 35,000 Tickets Part of the abate Capitals. First- drawn Ticket ist Day .£ 10,000 • Ditto 4th Day 20,000 Ditto 61I1 Day 20,000 Ditto 8th Day 5,000 Ditto 10th Day [ 2,000 TICKETS AND SHARES Are selling at every LICENSED LOTTERY OFFICE. PRESENT PRICE. Ticket .£ 19 19 o Half £ 10 2 0 I Eighth £ z 12 0 Quarter 5201 Sixteenth 1 6 0 An early purchase is advised, as the first 5,000 tickets will be entitled to 22/. each, besides the; r chi ce of the capitals. TO LINEN- WEAVERS. WANTED IMMEDIATELY, AFEW GOOD WORKMEN, who will hear of constant employ, and liberal wages, by applying to the Printer of this Paper. LANCASTER, JAN. 2, 1806. WANTED, APERSON who understands well the CARDING and PREPARING of TOW for SPINNING.— Any person having a complete know- ledge of the business, will meei with liberal wages, by applying to T. PEAKSON, of Pennybridge, near Ulverston. To tie AFFLICTED ( of BOTH SEXES) with RUPTURES. J. WRIGHT, TRUSS- MAKER to the LIVERPOOL IN- FIRMARY, informs the inhabitants of LANCASTER and its vicinity, THAT he has appointed Mr. WM. EDMONDSON, Surgeon, Top of New- Boad, to SELL his : NEW IMPROVED TRUSSES, wi h CALICO CUSHIONS, so strongly recom- menced by WM. TIMBrEL, Esq. and hghly ap- proved of by WM. BLAIR, Esq. Surgeon to the Luck Hospital; and which, being properly fixed, remain CLERK OF THE PEACE'S OFFICE, JANUARY 1, 1806. JANUARY SESSIONS, 1806. Notice is hereby given, THAT the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS of the PEACE, for the County Vsrvjie ot LANCASTER, will be h.- iil several times and places herein after- mentioned, viz. At the CASTLE of LANCASTER, the 14th January inst. At the NEW COURT- HOUSE, in Preston, the 16th. At the cOURT- HOUSE, in Wigan, the 20th. And at the NEW BAYLEY COURT- HOUSE, in Sal- ford, the22d. E. GORST^ Deputy Clerk of the Peace for Lancashire. By the 42d Geo. ill c. 73.— The Masters or Mistresses of Cotton and Woollen Mills and Fac- tories, aie directed to enter the same with the Clerk of the Peace, at this Session, under the penalty o;' Uf - our.- H. This Day is published, in One Volume Octavo, Price Three Shillings sewed, The SIXTH EDITION, A COMPLETE GUIDE TO Landlords, Tenants, and Lodgers, BEING A njethodical arrangement of the whole law- respecting the taking or letting of lands, houses, or apartments ;— giving warning or notice to quit ; ejecting; seizing for rent; repairs, Sec. With forms of leases, agreements, assignments, sur- renders, receipts for rent, notices, & c. communi- cated in an easy and familiar manner. Including ample instructions for landlords to conduct them- selves legally and securely towards their tenants; and to enable tenants to g » ard against encroach- ing landlords. With clear and practical directions for making a distress far rent, with all the new adjudged ca » es and Act « of Parliament down to Trinity Term, 1805. By ROBERT SUTTON, Esq. Barrister- at- Law. * § * Since the publication of the fifth edition of this work, the following Acts of Parliament and deci- sions have taken place, arul are inserter/ kin this Edition : —- I. Water- course from a Mill cannot pans by Parole License, without Deed.— 2. Grant by a l. rsseefor Lives, how to be understood— 8. What shall be under- stood of occupying a Farm in a good and husband- like manner— 4 Presumption of a U'dy how supported—;). II hat is a prescriptive liight of Way— 6. Liberty of digging for Coals, does not amount to « Reservation out of the Grant— 6. Notice to quit signed by two only of three Trustees, not a proper Notice— 7. Where the Lord of the Manor may recover a fine, not e. ice til- ing two years Value— 8. The Owner of Land, how far empowered to divert a Stream— 9. 1 enant cannot . by quitting the House rescind a Contract with the Landlord. London : Printed and published by ]. STRAT- FORD, No. 112, Holborn- Hill ; and sold by all other booksellers and newscarriers in the united kingdom. Where may be had, just published, The following new Publications, on the most useful subjects of the Law : 1.— In One Volume, 8vo. Price 3s. sewed, The LAW of WILLS, CODICILS, and REVO- CATIONS.— By EARDLEY MITFORD, Esq. 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TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the house of Mr. JOHN WORTHINGTON, inn- keeper, in Ulverston, in the county of Lancaster, on MONDAY the 13th day of January, 1806, at six o'clock in the evening ; ALL that large and commodious FREE- - HOUSE, late possession of Mrs. Elizabeth Sandys, deceased, situate in Well- head- street, in Ulverston aforesaid, with the SMALL GARDEN in front of the said house, and the LARGE GARDEN behind the same, subject to a vearly free rent of 4d. Also, all those TWO CUSTOMARY DWEL- LING- HOUSES, situate near the Great Bridge, in Ulverston aforesaid, with the PEAT - HOUSES, now occupied therewith, in the possession of Mr. John Briggs, and Mts. Atkinson, as farmers thereof, being subject to a yearly customary rent of 7Jd. and • fine of double that rent on change of tenant, a shearing rent of 4d. and a free rent of Id. The occupiers will shew the premises; and fuititer particulars may be had, by applying to Mr. ATKINSON, solicitor, in Dalton. BRITISH FIRE- OFFICE, LONDON. iNSURANCE granted on Houses, Build- X ir. gs, Manufactories, Ships, and all other Vessels, Goods, Merchandize, FARMING STOCK, and other Property, from Loss or Damage by Fire. The unprecedented preference given to this Office by all description of insurers, the Directors flatter themselves has arisen, not only from the facilities adopted in their improved Plans and sim- plified Modes of Fire Insurance, but from their steady and uniform conduct in the general con- cerns of the business. They are persuaded, that adherence to prin- ciples and prudent caution are the best securities to the Office and to the public, and that insti- tutions of this nature cm only be beneficial when due attention is paid to reciprocal advantages. Agricultural Stock insured at 2s. 6d. percent. The Office grants Insurances for periods short of a Year, and makes good Loss by Fire from I. ightning. QCg* Insurances due at Christmas must be paid on er before the 9ih day of January iust. Proposals and Rates of Insurance delivered gratis. ROBERT SKElTON, Sec. THOMAS NOON, AGENT, AT LANCASTER. WESTMINSTER Life Insurance and Annuity Office, LONDON. PERSONS desirous of providing for their Families or Dependants may, by an Annual Payment, secure to their Widows, Children, or any other Person, either an Annuity for the re- mainder of Life, or a gross Sum. to be paid at their Decease. lnsutances may be made for a variety of qther purposes:— to provide for Renewal of Leases ; to secure Sums paid for Places or Employments, or for the Purchase of Life Estates; ot in Aid of Ar- rangements between Debtor and Creditor, & c. & c. and VOLUNTEERS may, for a small premium, insure against Death from Military Accidents. Annuities are granted to commence immediately, er at any future period. Printed Rates and Conditions of Insurance may be had gratis, with the List of Directors as above, or of the AGENTS of THE BRITISH FIRE- OFfJCE in the country, who are appointed Agents fdf this Ollifce. ROBtRT SKELTON, Sec. HORNSBY AND CO.' S STATE LOTTERY OFFICES, No 26, CORNHILL, No. 0?, CHARING CROSS, and Sr. MARGARET'S- HJLL, Borough. THE Tickets, Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, are now selling, ill great variety of numbers, and on the lowest terms. * § * The money for the prizes paid 011 demand. By perusing the present Scheme it must be ob- vious to every adventurer, that if they purchase quickly, they must gain from the prisent price, and cannot lose, particularly so during the drawing of the first 5,000 tickets, as they are entitled to 221. each, besides the chance of the first- drawn ticket entitled to 10,000/. and such other capital prizes as may be drawn during that period. The immense number of Capital Prizes shared, sold, and registered, by HORNSBY and CO. are too numerous for insertion ( C3T The Lottery begins drawing Monday, 3d of Feb: nary, 1806. COMPLETE SYSTEM OF UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY; Containing an authentic and entertaining descrip- tion of' EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AND AMERICA, AS DIVIDED INTO Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, & c. With their situation, extent, latitudes, longitudes, boundaries, climates, animal, mineral, and vegetable productions, curiosities, & c. Being an Universal History and Description of the WHOLE WORLD, Including interesting narratives from all the. navi- gators that have made NEW DISCOVERIES ; particularly Byron, Cook, Bligh, Wallis, Furneaux, Edwards, Carteret, Maurelle, Vancouver, Bougainville, King, Perouse, Mulgrave,' Portlock, Missionaries, Forest, Wilson, D'Entrecasteaux Likewise copivus accounts of modern travellers ; as Wood, Bruce, Wraxall, Moore, Sparman, Thunberg, Shaw, Weld, Liancourt, Render, Pallas, Swinburne, Collins, Denon. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At Mr. JOHN WORTHINGTON'S, the Sun Inn, Ul- verston, Lancashire, THIS PRESENT SATUR- DAY, the 11th January, 1806, the sale to begin at six o'clock in the evening ; THE following PROPERTY, belonging to WARHURST, PROCTER, SANDYS, and Co. of Ulverston aforesaid, viz Lot 1. The REMAINDER of a LEASE, of which eight years will be unexpired on the 13th day of February, 1806, of a well- built COTTON MILL, situate at Lun Becks, . near Ulverston afdre- said; containing, by admeasurement, about 30 yards in length, and 11 yards in width, with a wing 20 feet square,' all four stories high.; in which lease there is a clause, that the lessee may have the whole premises any time previous to the expiration of the term, by the payment of 10001. together with a good Water Wheel, supplied with a fine stream of water, with the valuable convenience of a laige Reservoir; the Upright and Laying Shafts, and all the Going Geers ; WITH OR WITHOUT the MA- CHINERY therein, consisting of eleven, cardirig engines, two drawing, two roving, and one skeleton frame ; one stretching frame, of 102 spindles, and two of 72 spindles each ; two mules of 256, three of 240, two of 228, five of 224, and seven of 180 spindles each ; one of 168, one of 156, and one of 150 spindles each ; all driven by water. Nine reels, twelve batting frames, a large number of skips, roving bobbins, smith, joiner, and turner's tools; brass, iron, & c. Lot 2. All that new crected MILL, called THE ELLER MILL , situate in the Ellers, Uiverston aforesaid; containing, by admeasurement, 22 yards in front, and 10 yards wide, with a wing 14 yards by 8 yards, three stories high; with a Drying Stove near the same, 12 yards long, by 4 wide; together with a good Water Wheel, 16 feet high, by 5 feet • wide, with a good stream of water laid upon the top ; the Upright and Lading Shafts, - and all the Going Geer, as they are now at work; WITH OR WITHOUT the MACHINERY, consisting of four double carding engines, four billies, two pickers, a willow, twenty- seven spinning jennies of 106 to 1SS6 spindles each; a large number of skips, nine reels, joiner's tools, & c. Lot 3. The REMAINING PART of a LEASE, two vears of which will be unexpired on the 1st July next, 111 the MILL, called THE LITTLE MILL, in the Fillers, Ulverston aforesaid ; with all the MACHINERY, consisting of four double. card- ing. engines, . four billies, two pickers, all driven by water; seven reels, thirteen jennies, of 104 to 106 spindles cach ; a large number of skips, turner's tools, brass, iron, & c. In case the buildings are sold without the ma- chinery, it will be put up separately. It is ail in good repair and. going, and will continue so until the day of sale. For further particulars apply to Mr. WM. WARHURST, of Ulverston, who will shew the pre- mises. N. B. 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But as the genuine Powder has been often known to restore the patient after its substitutes, and every other febribuge, have failed, it ought to be tried even in the last extremity.-— Great benefit has been derived from the Ppwder, in disorders thought beyond the reach of medicine, when taken every night, as an altera-, tive : and, from the success of the Reverend Mr. Singleton Harpur, of Dublin, there is reason to believe that it may prove a remedy in the hydroce- phalus, or water on the biaiu. Sold only by F. NEWBERY SC SONS, No. 45, St. Paul's Church- yard, London. Sold also, by their appointment, by W, MIN- SHULl, Printer of this Paper, ami J. Carruthers, Lancaster. MONDAY'S MAIL. LONDON, SATURDAY, JAN. 4. THE following Bullelins were yefierday fent to Lloyd's Coffee houfe ;— 2. " His Majesty's sloop Lark, which joined Lord Collingwood, on the 30th November, reported, that on the 20th of that month, being in lat. 30. long. 17. with a convoy of six sail for the coaft of Africa, they fell in with the Rochfort squadron, which gave chafe to them. Four of the convoy probably efcaped, one of them uncertain; and one, the Devon, was supposed to be taken. His lordship immediately dis- patched a squadron in quest of the enemy. The Traveller, the Duke, the Admiral Nelson, and the Chalmers, probably escaped ; the Atalanta ( supposed Atlantic) uncer- tain." Admiralty- office, Jan. 3. " On the 17th tilt, in lat. 45. long 13 50. his majesty's ship Active fell in with the Arethusa frigate, and part of her con- voy, which had been chased the preceding day by a squadron of the enemy, ( suppofed to be that from Rochfort), consisting of five line of battle ships, one a three- decker, and three frigates. A signal had been made for the convoy to disperse ; and Capt. Moubray expressed his belief that none of them had fallen into the enemy's hands. " The Arethusa frigate failed from Cork on the 12th ult. with the fleet for the West Indies." Three Hamburgh Mails arrived in the courfe of Thursday. There can no longer be any doubt of the fact of an Armistice having been concluded, but it is equally certain that Russia is not included in it, neither does the Emperor Alexander appear to have taken any ihare in the negociaiions, whatever they were, which led to it. It cannot, however, be clearly afcertained what the real terms of the Armistice are; still less does it appear what was the immediate cause of its being concluded. There can be no doubt that the allies were defeated on the 2d, but that defeat was neither decisive nor disastrous.— The allied army amounted, after the battle, to 85,000 men, and they remained in pos session of Austerlitz, near which place the battle was fought. There seems to have bee n subsequently a sort of agreement to enable both sides to bury their dead, and then a sort of understanding, that, from the failure of provisions, they could not con- tinue the contest where they were. But we cannot find any account of the motives or caufes which could lead to an Armistice. clear, however, that the Russians have nothing to do with it, neither does it. ap- pear that they had marched in the way pointed out in the Paris Papers, as, some days after the conclufion of the Armistice, they remained near the scene of action. It is, however, stated, that Plenipotentiaries had met at Nicolsburg, to negociate- a peace, but only between France and Austria. We can only account for this circumstance by attributing it to a sudden panic which must have seized the Emperor of Austria in con- sequence of the result of the battle of the 2d, unless the whole is a stratagem to gain time. If the former, it was certainly a most unfortunate panic, as almost at the moment of concluding the Armistice, the affairs of the allies were in a much better situation than they had been in for some time previously; the Archduke Charles, with a numerous and unbroken army, had ar- rived in the neighbourhood of Vienna, which city he would have retaken, had it not been for the suspension of arms; the Archduke Ferdinand had also gained a brilliant victory over the Bavarian army, whom he totally defeated. Under these circumstances there was every reason to hope for the most favourable results from the positions in which the armies were placed. If it was only a stratagem to gain time, the allies may still be placed in the most com- manding situation. It does not appear that the Ruffian troops, who were marching to re- inforce the grand Russian army, had re- ceived any orders to halt. The Russian army would, therefore, in that case be con- tinually increasing, or, probably, falling back upon their reinforcements. It is ftated that the Grand Duke Constantine, after the Armistice had been concluded, repaired to Berlin to offer the whole Russian army to be at the disposal of the. King of prussia.— The answer of that Monarch does not ap- pear to be stated upon any ground of au- thority. He is said to have declined the offer ; but this is evidently a mere rumour. On the contrary, we learn by private ac- counts from Berlin, of undoubted authority, ihjt the Prussian troops, fo far from halting after the Armistice had been concluded, actually continued their march. The divi- sion under Prince Hohenlohe were at Bareulh ; that of the Duke of Brunswick at Bamberg; the column under the imme- diate command of the King of Prussia at Gotha ; the Elector of Hesse at Fulda ; and the division under Gen. Kalkreuth at Cassel. In addition to these, a corps of reserve of 30,000 men were to follow the grand army. What may be the precise line of conduct adopted by the King of Prussia, it is impossible for us, without further intelli- gence, to conjecture; but we certainly have no reafon, under the present circumstances of the Continent, to despond. Even if Austria has most improvidently and impoli- tically given up the contest, we cannot be- lieve that the King of Prussia would suffer her to be dismembered of her finest posses- sions, and himself placed at the future, one effort to prevent it is evident that the gallant Monarch of Russia still commands a numerous, a brave, and an un- broken army ; and has not only not given up the contest, but is still actuated by the same firm determination to check, if possible, the ambitious career of Bonaparte. L'Entreprenante cutter has arrived at Ply- mouth, with dispatches from Lord Colling- wood, whom the left on the 9th ult. cruizing off Carthagena. . Dispatches were yesterday received at the India House from Marquis Cornwallis, Go- vernor- General of India, which were brought by the Hope packet. His Excel- lency remained only three days at Madras, and then proceeded to Bengal, where he ar- rived on the 30th of July. On his adorning the Government, his Lordship issued the usual Proclamation, and announced the ap- pointment of George Abcrcrorobie Robinson, Esq. to the office of Secretary, and that of Col. Miles Nightingale, to be Military Se- cretary to his Excellency. At the same lime Majors Reynell and M'Leod were appointed Aids- de- Camp to his Lordship. Shortly after the arrival of the nevv Governor, his predeeessor, Marquis Wellesley, embarked 011 board the Howe frigate, Capt. Cockburn, and was left at St. Helena when the Hope packet failed from thence. On the 7th of August Marquis Cornwallis set out from Calcutta to join the army in the Upper Provinces, and no doubt was en- tertained of the wisdom of his Lordship's measures speedily accomplishing the re- establishment of peace. General Lake, with the army, still re- mained encamped on the Chumbhul river, ready to resume active operations, if ne- cessary. Holkar was in a very dissressed situation, and little doubt was entertained of the conciliatory conduct of Marquis Cornwallis effecting his speedy submission. It was not finally determined, until with- in these few days, that Parliament should not be further prorogued to the 3d of next month. It will bs seen by the following letter that the meeting will certainly take place on the 21ft. inst. " SIR, Downing street, Pec. 31, 1805. " As the meeting of Parliament is fixed for Tues- day the 21st of January, and as business of the utmost importance will, as speedily as possible, be brought under the consideration of Parliament, I am persuaded I shall be excused foi expressing my earnest and anxious wish, to see the fullest and mo, t respectable attendance, at the very beginning of the session. 1 have the honour to be, Sir, your most faithful and obedient servant, W. PITT. The open hearse, or car, on which the remains of Lord Nelson is conveyed by water and land, is so be extremely elegant. It is to resemble the Victory as much as stern trafalgar on the sides; and the in the front of the canopy. The coffin is to appear as if upon dcck, with his Lordship's coronet and cushion upon it. Four Lieute- nants belonging to the Victory are to sit at the fides of the coffin as mourners. The canopy over the car which is to con- vey the body of Lord Nelson in the proces- sion has been found to be too high to pass under Temple- bar, and it has been obliged to be lowered two feet. The Duke of Cambridge was among the visitors on Thursday at St. Paul's, to see the preparations for Lord Nelson's funeral, and paid his sixpence for admission. His Royal Highness was accompanied by a friend, and being unknown, passed among the throng without the smallest observation. The four Vergers of St. Paul's Cathedral, who have the exclusive property of the body of the Church, ( and a very disgraceful one it is in a national temple) will make more than a thousand pounds by the daily admis- sions ; the door- monsy is taken as at a puppet- shew, and has amounted for several days to more than 40l. each day 1 1 Saturday the amount of the Church Col- lections, in aid of the Patriotic Fund, was 5- 4,0001. and of the other subscriptions 33,0001. making a total of 02,0001. and we observe with pleasure that it is increafing daily. The crime of which Sir R. Calder has been proved guilty, is the same for which Admiral Byng was shot— Error of Judgment. But the law, as it then stood, was altered soon after Admiral Byng's sentence was put in execution. It is reported, that while Duroc was on his late mission to Berlin, the Queen of Prussia had fent a superb service of china as a present to the Empress Josephine, who, in her Imperial condescention, was most graciously pleased to accept it ; and in re- turn had a diamond of great value presfented to her Majesty of Prussia, inclosed in a box, on the cover of which was sketched, by way of ornament, a little landscape or drawing of that part of the German Empire, the ac- quisition of which, it was supposed, would be agreeable to Prussia. This device might perhaps be intended to point out the advan- tages of neutrality. Fatal Duel.— On Wednesday morning last a meeting took place near Nottingham, between Ensign Butler, of the 30th regi- ment, and Ensign Brown, who was on the recruiting service in that town. The parties fired together by signal, when unfortunately Ensign Brown was shot through the heart, and instantly expired, without uttering a word. lis was a promising young officer, greatly respected as a gentleman, and his loss is much regretted. Ensign Butler has disappeared. They both belonged formerly to the fame regiment, but from a serious disagreement which took place between them, the Commander in Chief ordered them to be placed in different corps. On their meeting at Nottingham, however, th- i embers of animosity re. kindled, and the tin MAIL. LONDON, MONDAY, JAN. 6. IT is reported, that immediately upon the meeting of Parliament, a bill will be sub- mitted by Ministers to its confederation, for the more effectual increase of the military force of the country. The object which it will ostensibly have in view will be to raise t' 0.000 men, by a new mode of recruiting, il is also said, that a considerable alteration will he propofed in the existing constitution of the Militia, and probably some changes in that of the Volunteers, with the view of rendering each body more subservient to the urgent necessities of the State. Lord Granville levison Gower, accom- panied by Mr. Stuart, arrived at Berlin on the 21ft, on his way to England, agreeably to the arrangement of Government, who had intended lhat Lord Cathcart ihould succeed him ; but in confluence of the change of affairs ou the Continent, it is now fixed, that Lord Gower shall return to St. Petersburgh, and that Lord Cathcart shall remain with the army at Hanover. Lord Harrowby, too, instead of returning home immediately, as was fixed, will continue fome longer at Berlin, where Lord Harring- ton was also on the 24th. ' the King of Prussia is said to have been on the eve of departure for his army, when the intelligence of the signing of the Ar mistice arrived. His intention was then suspended ; and the common opinion was, that the conduct of the Emperor of Ger- many would decide that of Frederic Wil- liam ; that if the Armistice should be broken, he would adopt offensive measures im- mediately ; but that, should it terminate in a separate peace between Austria and France,, he, whatever might be tbe conduct of Russia, would remain neutral. On the 18th, five regiments arrived at Berlin from the in- terior, two of which, being much fatigued, were suffered to halt a day ; the others were ordered to proceed directly to the frontier to join the main army. The press at Vienna and Paris is now placed under the same restrictions ; indeed, no editor on the Continent dare, publish an article, which involves the French interest, without its first having received the sanction of the nearest French agent. Even at Berlin the French Ambassador lately attempted to exercise the same influence. When the battle of Krems appeared in the Berlin Gazette, in a favourable light to the Rus- sians, Laforet remonstrated with the editor, and threatened him with his vengeance, if he dared in future to publish any thing re- lative lo French affairs, without first obtain- ing his approbation. The anxiety respecting the British troops on the Continent has greatly subsided, as- surances having been officially received at the War Office of their perfect safety. The brigade of Guards remains still in the neigh- bourhood of Bremen, and though it was generally believed that Bonaparte would _ Chief of the Britifh forces was under no ap- prehension of being able to re- embark them whenever it should appear necessary. His Majesty's ships Flora, Venus, Vestal, and Ariadne, were lying at anchor off Cuxhaven, and transports were hourly expected. Gen. Don had an interview with Lord Cathcart, at Bremen, the 23d ult. at which time the successes of the enemy were fully known, and a new plan of operations agreed on. The garrison of Hameln made a sortie on the night of the J 7ih, to take the bag- gage of the first battalion of the German Legion, but were repulsed with consider- able loss. Yesterday, conformable to the orders which had been issued, the first public ex- hibition of the body of Lord Nelson lying in state in the Hall at Greenwich Hospital, commenced. At an early hour in the morning ihe road from the metropolis was covered with car- riages and foot passengeis of every descrip- tion.^ as was also below bridge the river with- boats filled with anxious fpe& ators, and by nine o'clock the town of Green- wich was crowded with vilitors of every rank and degree; it was not however till twelve, after divine service, that the great gates of the Hospital were thrown open to admit the crowd that pressed for entrance. — A proper force of Volunteers and Police Officers were Rationed to prevent any con- fusion, and only about 500 persons were suffered to pass at a time, who having in- dulged their curiosity were directed to go out at an opposite gate, while an equal number succeeded them, and such was the order observed till four o'clock, when no more were admitted. In the grand hall, where the body is deposited under a canopy, in the manner which has been already amply described, no light from without is admitted, it being en- tirely hung with black. Lamps are dis- tributed Sufficiently to throw, as it were, a still, religious glimmer over every part of the place, while immediately in the vicinity of the coffin, lofty tapers are arranged in branches, which have a brilliant effect. Six Gentlemen from the College of Arms were seated near the coffin, in full dress bags and swords, two at the head and four at the feet, who we understand were occasion- ally relieved by six others. Several Naval Officers in their uniforms were all stationed round the body, as mourners, and the whole area was lined by the Greenwich Volunteers, with arms re- versed, & c. the spectators were ordered to keep in for constant motion on the platform erected accommodation, and we do not understand that they were any way unruly, notwith- standing no respect was paid to persons : it is however but justice to observe that very few obtruded themselves who were not cleanly dressed, and they all seemed much - affected by the solemnity of the spectacle. Sir Sidney Smith leaves town to- morrow for Plymouth, His Majeaty the king of Sweden issued, on the 31tVof Ofitober, a declaration against France, one of the most temperate, dignified, and unanswerable, which Bonaparte's am- bition has yet provoked.~- Why should we yet despair— while this wise and heroic young Prince follows his father's footsteps, and is on our side ? How long was William the third unsuccessful — how often had Marlborough to conquer before the ambition of Louis the fourteenth could be humbled. A curious article appears in a late Moni- teur, in the form of a private letter from Munich, describing the reception which the Emprefs Josephine met at the places where she halted, in her route from Stras- burgh to the former place, in which syco- phancy and adulation appear to have been carried to their ne plus ultra ; but as its de- gree of interest bears no proportion to its length, we forbear to insert it. We received on Thursday American papers to the 7th ult. Congress assembled on the 3d, when a Speech from the Pre- sident of the United States was delivered.— He complains very strongly of rhe manner in which American commerce has een an- noyed. Some of these injuries, he says, may perhaps admit of a peaceable remedy; but others are of a nature to be met by force only, and all of them may lead to it. — Great preparations have accordingly been made in all the seaports, and the militia is immediately to be organized. The differ- ences between the United States and Spain, are still unadjusted. The Prefident com plains most seriously of the injuries com- mitted by the Spaniards; and says, he has given the necessary orders for repelling any further aggression. The American finances are reported to be in a very flourishing con- dition ; and the whole of the Message, to the consideration of which we shall shortly return, will be found highly important.— General Samuel Smith had been appointed Temporary President of the Senate, in the room of Mr. Burr, and Mr. Nathaniel Macon, Speaker of the House of Repre- sentatives, The squadron under the command of Sir John Borlase Warren, ready to sail with the first fair wind from Portsmouth, consists of nine sail of the line, viz. Foudroyant, Lon- don, Hero, Repulse, Ramillies, Illustrious, Namur, Courageux, Canada, the Amazon and another frigate, and the Saracen brig. Sir John Warren is embarked. The desti- nation is a secret; but a private letter says, the squadron is going in pursuit of a force suppofed to have escaped from Brest, under Jerome Bonaparte, and not improbably bound to the East or West Indies. Report fays, that the squadron which slipped out of Brest during the late gales, which drove our fleet off that port, com- prises seven fail of the line and four frigates, having troops on board, the number of which is, however, variously reported. Brixham, Jan. I.— Sailed this afternoon from Torbay, the Channel fleet, under the command of the Hon. Admiral Cornwallis, We are sorry to state, that the Helder, one of the tranfports, belonging to the second expedition, has been wrecked on the coast of Holland. The troops on board and the crew were saved, but are made prisoners. The crew of the Dutch sloop Neutralise, lately captured by the Snipe gun- brig, rose upon the captors on the 23d ult. and dis- arming the two centinels upon the deck, and barring down the remainder, obtained the possession of the ship for fome time.— Just as they were about to take her into the Maese, the Master of the Snipe, who was on board with his companions, four in number, broke the hatch, killed one of the Dutchmen, and wounded another, when they again surrendered the ship, which is arrived at Yarmouth. The Dey of Algiers, his Prime Minister, and Secretary, and Hean, King of the Jews ( reputed to be worth 18 millions sterling), are reported to have been put to death at Algiers, by the soldiers. LOrD NELSON'S FUNERAL. The following is a brief outline of the order of procession from Greenwich to Whitehall, by water, from thence to the Admiralty, where the body is to remain on Wedesday night; and next day's grand folemnity from the Admiralty to St. Paul's : From Greenwich Hospital to Whitehall Stairs. 1st Barge— Drums, Trumpets, the Standard and Guidon, each borne by a Captain, and supported bv two Lieutenants ; two Pursuivants of Arms. 2d Ditto— 4 Trumpets, Officers of Arms bearing the surcoat, target, sword, spurs, & c. of deceased. Banners as a K. B. and the Great Banner, sup- ported as above. 3d Ditto— 6 Trumpets, 2 Banners on each side, each supported bv a Lieutenant : Viscount's Coronet, supported by Clarencieux King of Arms ; Union Flag at the head; Black Fea- thers; Arms of Deceased. 4' h Ditto— Chief Mourners, Suppoiters, and Train Bearer ; Banner of Emblems, borne by a Captain, and supported by two Lieutenants. Three of the Barges to be covered with black cloth, that carrying the body, with black velvet. From Whitehall to the Admiralty, the Music, Banners, Heralds, Officers, See. to follow in the order as on the water. A Canopy lo be carried over the Body, Sup- ported by four Admirals. From the Admiralty to St. Paul's. Marshalmen to clear the way. Messenger to the College at Arms. 48 Greenwich Pensioners, . in black cloaks. 48 Seamen of his Majesty's ship the Victory, with crape hatbands. 6 Watermen of deceased, in black, with badges on their arms. Drums and Fifes. Drum Major. Trumpets. Sergeant Ditto. Rouge Croix; Pursuivants of Arms; Standard and Guidon in front of two Coaches, each borne by a Captain in the Royal Navy., supported. by two Lieutenants. Chaplains of the Deceased.' Servants of- the Deceased. Officers of his Majesty's Wardrobe. Secretary of the Deceased. Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms, the Banner of khe Deceased, as Knight of the Bath. Officers who attended the Body while it lay in State at Greenwich. Knights Bachelors. Masters in Chancery and Serjeants at I. aw Solicitor General.— Attorney Genaral. Prime Sergeant. Judge of tbe Admiralty. Knight Marshal. Knights of the Bath. Baronets. Gentleman Usher, carrying a Carpet on a Cushion, for Trophies to be deposited in the Church Officers of Household to Deceased. Younger Sons of Barons. Younger Sons of Viscounts. Judges. Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas. Master of the Rolls. Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench ( a Peer ) Privy Counsellors, who are not Peers, Eldest Sons of Barons. Younger Sons of Earls. Eldest Sons of Viscounts. Barons. Bishops. Younger Sons of Marquisses. Eldest Sons of Earls. Viscounts. Younger Sons of Dukes. Eldest Sons of Marquisses. Earls. Eldest Sons of Dukes. Marquisses. Dukes. Earl Marshal. Lord Privy Seal. Lord President of the Council. Archbishop of York. Lord Chancellor. Archbishop of Canterbury. Dukes of the Blood Royal. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Richmond Herald Great Banner, borne and supported as before. Gauntlet, Helmet, Sword, & c. of Deceased, each borne by Herald of Arms. Coronet on a Cushion, borne by Clarencieux King of Arms, with Gentlemen Ushers on each side. THE BODY. Covered with a Black Velvet Pall, adorned* with six Escutcheons, under a Canopy , J and placet! on a Funeral Car, decorated| with Escutcheons, Banner- rolls, and| Emblematical Devices.— The Car to be drawn by six led Horses. 1 Garter King of Arms. Chief Mourner. ( His Train, supported by a Captain in the Royal Navy ; Gentlemen Ushers on each side.) Six Assistant Mourners. Banner of Emblems. Relations of the Deceased. Officers of the Navy and Army, Seniors next to the Body. The Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, & c. are to fall into the procession when it enters into the City at Temple- bar. The different grada- tions of rank to be inverted in the order of procession before the body, but to follow the body in the established order, the highest in rank taking precedence of the next, and fo downwards, ' that persons of the highest distinction may be next the body. Upon arrival at St. Paul's Cathedral, the six Conductors, forty- eight Pensioners from Greenwich Hofpital, and forty- eight seamen of the Victory, will ascend the steps, divide, , without the Great West Door; and the rest of the processfion, having alighted at the West gate of the Church- yard, and divide on either side, according to their ranks; those who had proceeded first remaining nearest the door. The Officers of Arms, and the bearers of the banners, with their supporters, will enter the Choir, and stand within, near the door; and, as there will not be sufficient space in the Choir to admit a large portion of the procession ; the Nobility, the Great Officers of State, Dukes of the Blood Royal, and his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, will only proceed into the Choir, with those who have especial duties in the solemnity. Near the entrance of the Church, the Dean and Prebendaries, attended by the Choir, will fall into the procession, immediately after the Great Banner, and before the Heralds who bear the Trophies. The Body, having been taken from the Funeral Car, will be borne into the Church and Choir by eight seamen of the Viaory. LONDON MARKETS. CORN- EXCHANGE, JANUARY 6. Fine Samples of wheat, at the early part of the morning, found buyers at an advance, but toward noon there was a decline. We had a good deal of red wheat up, which went off heavily.— Rye is dearer.— Barley is likewise in demand, with rather bettei prices.— White and grey pease are ia plenty, with no material variation in price.— Old beans are still scarce and dear, but new ticks are in plenty and cheaper. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. WHEREAS JOHN BAYLIFF, of Flookborough, in the connty of Lancaster, innkeeper, hath this day assigned over all his estate and effects whatsoever, untr NICHOLAS HARRISON, miller, and ROBERT ATKINSON, husbandman, both of Cark, in the said county, IN TRUST for the equal benefit of such of his creditors as shall come in and execute his assignment, on or before the 14' b day of February next. The creditors of the said John Bayliff are there- fore desired forthwith to send an account of their respective demands, to the said assignees, in whose hands the assignment is lodged, for the inspection and signatures of his creditors.— And all persons who stand indebted to the said John Bayliff, are re- quested to pay what they owe, to the said assignees, or one of them, without delay. LANCASTER, JAN. 10, 1806. DEAFNESS. TO those afflicted with this disorder, W. Minshull, Printer of this Paper, with confidence recommends the use of Dr. Taylor's Remedy, which, when applied agreeably to the printed directions, seldom fails of restoring the hearing. Many persons in this town and neigh- bourhood, who have received benefit, have given W. Minshull permission to refer inquirers to them. He respectfully submits the following extract of a letter, which he sent to the proprietor, on the 8th Nov. " An elderly gentleman, of this town, called upon me a fewf days ago, and said, that he pur- chased a bottle at my medicine warehouse, IVO years ago, which completely cured him ; but hav,- ing lately caught cold, a trifling deafness had fol- lowed, which he had no doubt a part of a bo, ttle he then bought would entirely . eradicate." ( f5T The above esteemed Remedy may be had, price Ss. 6d. a bottle, with plain directions, of W. MINSHULL, Printer of this Paper, A. Pos- er, Kirkby Lonsdale j and W. Addison, Preston, FRIDAY'S MAIL. FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE war- Office, Jan. 7. MAJOR- General George Marquis of Huntley, promoted from the 92d to the 42d foot, to be Colonel. Lieutenant- General Napier Christie Burton, from the 3d foot guards, to the 60th foot, to be Col. Commandant of a battalion. Major- Gene- ral the Hon. John Hope, from the 60th foot, to the 92d foot, to be Colonel. LONDON, WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8. The Venus frigate, arrived from Cux haven, is faid to have brought dispatcbes to Government of a highly interesting descrip- tiori; but no particulars respecting them had transpired at the time this paper went to press. The Venus ran ashore on the Goodwin Sands, bnt has been since got off without damage.— Packet. The Hamburgh Mails not having arrived ( three aie now due) we have no information from the interior of Germany to add to that which we have already laid before our rea- ders.— All that is known by Government is this, an Armistice has been signed by the French and Austrians, which may or may not lead to a separate peace. Of the conditions of this Armistice, nothing is known but what has'appeared on the face of the French accounts, no official particu- lars have yet been communicated from the Austrian seat of Government, nor even from the Russian head quarters, but by report. The Captain of a ship from Embden is made to say, " That the King of Prussia had formally signified his determination to oppose the passage of any French troops 1 through any part of his dominions, on their route to Hanover," We must have better authority than the Captain's tale, before we can believe the report. We have again to notice the non- arrival of the foreign mails; but a gentleman who arrived in town on Sunday from the Conti- nent, brought the following copy of a hand- bill which has lately been circulated in France. It is a curious production, and tends in some measure to shew, that the in- ternal situation of France is not so satisfac tory as her external power is brilliant and dazzling :— " FRENCHMEN, " Your Emperor has conquered Austria, hum- bled Russia, silenced prussia, and commanded the admiration of the world, by his generosity and moderation, as much as by his valour and achieve- ments. England still dares to resist, but her re sistance is the struggle of agony of death. She is breathing her last. If she desires a few years longer existence, instead of immediate destruction, she must, in the East, re establish the kingdom of Mysore such as it was in 1784; restore Ceylon to Holland, and renounce her monopoly in Indian commodities and trade.— In the West; she must give up Jamaica, as a security for her assistance to us to destroy the anarchy of the blacks in St. Do- mingo. She must evacuate the Mediterranean, give up Malta to its Grand Master, and Gibraltar to its lawful and territorial Sovereign. No where more * uie ports will be declared in blockade, or the flags of neutrals ue molested, insulted, and pillaged. The sea shall be as rttias the earth, and without the permission of the tmperor ot the French, a vessel shall 110 more dare to sail, than a fort be built, or a cannon fired. Frenchmen 1 you are already, thanks to your heroic Emperor, the most powerful of people— little more patience, you will also be the most happy and the most wealthy. ( Signed) " DUBOIS, Prefect of Police. ( Countersigned) " PIIS, Secretary." Paris, dec. 17, 1805. Yesterday Parliament was further pro- rogued until Tuesday, the 21 It inftant.- The Commissioners were, Lord Ellen- borough, Lord Arden, and Lord Hawkes- bury. Lord Ellenborough, who officiated instead of the Lord Chancellor, declared the prorogation in the usual form. Pressing orders have been received at Portsmouth, to get fuch frigates and smaller vessels as are under repair, ready for fea with all possible expedition. Several transports, from Cork, with part of the 45 th and 62d regiments, which were intended to join the expedition upon the Continent, have arrived in the Downs. The Prince, we understand, will attend- Lord Nelson's funeral to- morrow in his ftate coach and six, followed by two other car- riages, in which will be Earl Moira, Lord Hutchinson, Messrs. Erskine, Sheridan, Colonels M'Mahon and Leigh, and other Members of his Royal Highness's Council and family. Persons have within these two days crowded from all parts of the kingdom to be present at the ceremony to morrow. The town was never known to be so full. The crowd yesterday and on the preceding day at Greenwich, to fee Lord Nelson lie in state in the Painted Chamber, was much greater than on Sunday last. Many acci- dents happened, and numbers returned dis- appointed, particularly yesterday, when nu- merous parties of perfons of fashion who went in their carriages at an early hour re- turned unsuccessful. The streets from Charing- Cross to St. Paul's, are to be fresh gravelled on Thursday, for the convenience of the funeral procession of the illustrious Nelson. Most of the Public Offices will be shut this day and to- morrow, in consequence of the funeral of Lord Nelson. At the time our paper was going to press, the firing of the Tower guns announced the flow approach of the aquatic procession from Greenwich, in which the mortal re- mains of the revered Nelson were borne in solemn state, in order to be deposited at the Admiralty, previous to their final removal to- morrow to St. Paul's Cathedral. The procession is not expected to be arranged on its landing at Whitehall- stairs, in order to proceed to the Admiralty, till four o'clock. A jolly tar, who has lately returned from a cruize, with a mine of wealth, was look- ing out for a wife, declared, that he would not marry any woman whose name was not Nell, and 011 being asked why, answered, becaufe if I am ever to have a son, I wish him to be a Nel son. The expedition which sailed under the command of Sir Home Popham and Sir David Baird, is now understood to have proceeded against the Spanish settlement of Buenos Ayres, in the first instance. The Morning Chronicle states, " that there are letters in town which mention, that the advanced posts of the hostile armies in Hanover are contiguous. Some that the patroles of the oppolite armies have passed each other, and that it was thought the French would make a speedy attack." We certainly look with great anxiety to intelli- gence from this quarter. In one of the confectioners fhops in Picca- dilly, a twelfth cake was yesterday exhibited in the form of a seventy four, in commemo- ration of the victory off' Trafalgar. The idea was good, as the fate of the cake re- sembled that of the Combined Fleets in that a6lion, for it was cut up in a few hours. Duel.— Yesterday a meeting took place, in a field near Camberwell, between Lieut. Drought, of the 4th Dragoon Guards, and Mr. Cumming, late an Ensign in the 13th battalion of Reserve, attended by their feconds, and a surgeon. The parties dis- charged a case of pistols, when the seconds interfered, and the affair was terminated without any difagreeable consequence. PRICE OF STOCKS. THIS DAY, AT ONE O'CLOCK. 3 per Cent Cons. 59 j 60— 3 per Ct. Red. i>£{ 9 PRICE OF STOCKS YESTERDAY. BANKRUPTS. J. Wilkinson, J, R. Wilkinson, & J. Charlesworth, Gildersome- street, York, merchants. D. Pichance, Manchester, manufacturer. P. Chapman, and T. Hopkins, Kingston- upon- Hull, grocers. T. Chapman, Sheffield, butcher. S. Chatburn, Hebden- br. dge, York, cotton- spinr. A. Harvie, Birmingham, factor. J. Cox, Ramsey, Huntingdon, mercer. E. Wheattall, Duke- street, Westminster. H. Madden, Liverpool, merchant. J. Dalton, Brasted, Kent, mealman. LONDON, DEC. 21, 1806. 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For further particulars inquire of WILLIAM SHARROCK, of Roach Mill, near Preston. WANTED IMMEDIATELY, SIX or EIGHT JOURNEYMEN STONE- MASONS, to work at John Hodson, Esq .' s new building, at Duxbury, near Chorley. Good workmen will meet with suitable en- couragement, by applying to JOHN SAMPLES, of Lancaster; or THOMAS CORNTHWAITE, at Dux- bury aforesaid. t TWO APPRENTICES are also WANTED ; apply to the said John Samples. ( ONE PROPERTY.) WANTED, AN experienced PRINT DYER: One who understands FANCY COLOURS in the COPPER and MADDER WORK, in its various branches. As good wages will be given, none need apply but such as are perfect masters of their bu- siness, and can bring an undeniable character. Letters, addressed to SAMUEL SATTER- THWAITE, of Manchester, will be attended to im- mediately. NEAR THE LAKES. TO BE LET, . THE MANSION- HOUSE at HOWE, in the parish of Windermere, in the county of Westmorland ; consisting of cellars, kitchens, and servants apartments; with breakfast, dining., and drawing- rooms, upon the ground floor; above are three good bed and dressing- rooms annexed; late in the occupation ( as a summer residence) of the Rev. J. M. Freeman, deceased, A tenant may be accommodated with land, if he wishes ; and particulars may be had on appli- cation to the Rev. WILLIAM BARTON, Rector of Windermere aforesaid. TO BE LET, BY TICKET, FOR THE TERM OF FIVE YEARS, From Candlemas and May- day next, At MORECAMbE LODGE, on THURSDAY the 16th January inst. at six o'clock in the evening; ALL that FARM, now in the oc- cupation of Henry Towers, situated in Yea- land, and part of Morecambe Lodge Estate ; also Barrow Hili, together or separate. The whole con. tains about twenty- five - acres, customary measure ; adjoining which are Two Cottages, and Gardens, Barn, Shippon, & c. For particulars apply to Mr. PROCTER, Queen's - square, Lancaster; or JAMES DIXON, Yealand. LANCASTER, JAN. 10, 1806. TURNPIKE TOLLS TO LET. Notice is hereby given, THAT the TOLLS arising at the three Toil- gates upon the turnpike- road lead- ing from the town of Lancaster, through the towns of Caton, Hornby, Melling, Blackburton, lngle- ton, Ac. to the town of Richmond, in the county of York, known by the names of BULK, FARlE- TOn, and GREETA- bRIDGE TOLL- GATES, will be LET BY AUCTION, to the best bidders, at the TOWN- HALl, in Lancaster, on TUESDAY the ' 21st day of January, 1806, between the hours of eleven and twelve o'clock in the forenoon, in the manner directed by the Act passed in the thirteenth year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Third, " For regulating the Turnpike- roads;" • which tolls produced, yearly, above the expence of collecting them, for the last three years, the several sums following, viz. Bulk- gate, 1201.— Farleton- gate, 1201— Greeta- Bridge- gate, 911. The said toll- gates will be put up at the above sums; and • whoever happen to be the best bidders must, at the same time, give security, with sufficient sureties, to the satisfaction of the Trustees of the said Turn- pike- road, for payment of the rent agreed for, and at such times as they shall direct. J. TAYLOR WILSON, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Road. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the house of Mr. THOMAS SCOTT, the George Inn, in Preston, in the county of Lancaster, on SATURDAY the 25th day of January inst. at four o'clock in tbe afternoon ( subject to conditions which will be then produced) THE INHERITANCE in FEE SIMPLE of and in the following ESTATES, situate in Samlesbury, in the county of Lancaster: Lot 1. A MESSUAGE, TENEMENT, and OUTBUILDINGS, with the several CLOSES of LAND thereunto belonging, containing 35a Or. 5p. of land, statute measure, in the occupation of Edward Barton, as tenant thereof, at will. This estate, if required, will be sold in two lots, tbe particulars of each whereof will be pointed out bv the tenant. Lot 2 A MESSUAGE, TENEMENT, and OUTBUILDINGS, with the several CLOSES of LAND, thereunto belonging, containing, of the like measure, 29a Cr. S8p. ill the possession of George Heys, as tenant at will. Lot 3. A MESSUAGE, TENEMENT, and OUTBUILDINGS, with the several CLOSES of LAND, thereunto belonging, containing, of the like measure, 24a. Or. 35p. in the occupation of John Turner and his undertenants, as tenants at will. H* The respective tenants wi'. l shew the pre- mises ; and further information may be had on ap- plication at Mr. HENRY GASKELL'S office, in Wigan, in the said county, where a map of the estate lies. [ 71iis advertisement will not be continued ] TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, ( By the Assignees of ROBERT MARR) On MONDAY the 27th day of January, 1806, at Mrs. STARKIE'S, the sign of the Bull's- Head, in Pudding- lane, Lancaster, the sale to begin at seven o'clock in the evening ; ALL that MESSUAGE or DWELLING- HOUSE, pleasantly situate on the Castle Hill, in Lancaster, near to the Church Steps, with the Yaid and Backbuildings behind the same, and now in the possession of Miss Helmes, at the yearly rent of 191. 19 s. N. B. The premises are leasehold, arid held under the Corporation of Lancaster, for the remainder of a term of 41 years ; and the lessee is entitled to a perpetual right of renewal of the lease. The tenants will shew the premises; and further information may be had by application at the office of MASON, WILSON, and JENKINSON, solicitors, Lancaster. JAnUARY 6, 1806. I MRS. WILSON RESECtFULLY informs her friends and the public, that her SCHOOL will be OPENED again, as usual, on MONDAY the 20th inst. Castle- Hill, Lancaster, Jan. 8, 1806. BOARDING SCHOOL, BLACKBURN. MISS CLAYTON Respectfully informs her friends and the public, THAT her SCHOOL, which closed oh the 20th of December, for the Christmas Re- cess, will RE- OPEN on MONDAY tbe 20th inst. For the very liberal patronage with which the undertaking has hitherto been honoured, Miss C. begs leave to present her most grateful acknowledg- ments. BLACKBURN, JAN. 6, 1806. MR. MAYOR requests a GENERAL MEETING of the MERCHANTS, SHIP OWNERS, and others, interested in the TRADE of this PORT, at the TOWN- HALL, on TUES- DAY next, tbe 14th inst. at eleven o'clock in tbe forenoon, to consider the propriety of an APPLI- CATION to PARLIAMENT, to obtain an ACT for an INCREASE of the TONNAGE DUTIES : And a MEETING of the CONTRIBUTORS to the TRADE TAX, at the sam, e place, on the same day, at ten o'clock in the forencon, to con- sider the . necessity of APPROPRIATING that FUND in AID of the FXl'ENCE attending such APPLICATION to PARLIAMENT. LANCASTER, JAN. 10, 1806. FOR TORTOLA. THE NEW SHIP ABRAM, WM. TRASURE, Master; Burthen, 320 tons : Expected to sail by the 1st of February, and to proceed with the first convoy after that time, from Cork.— For freight or passage apply to BURROW and MASON. LANCASTER, JAN. 10, 1806. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT the PARTNERSHIP in the trade or business of a West India Merchant, heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned MARY SUART and WILLIAM HOUSMAN, both of Lancaster, in the county of Lancaster, and THOMAS RAWSTHORN, la-. e of the same place, deceased, and carried on at Lancaster aforesaid, by us, tbe said Mary Suart and William Housman, antd the said Thomas Rawsthorn ( previously tp the decease of the said Thomas Rawsthorn) and by us, the said Mary Suart and William Housman, since his decease, under the firm of " SUART, HOUS- MAN, and Co." was this day DISCONTINUED and DISSOLVED, by mutual consent. And all persons who are indebted to the said partnership, must, immediately, pay what they owe, to the said WILLIAM HOUSMAN. And all persons having any claims upon the said partnership, are requested to send an account thereof to the said WILLIAM HOUSMAN. Lancaster, first January, one thousand eight hundred and six.— Witness our hands, MARY SUART. WM. HOUSMAN. JANE RAWSTHORN,) Executors of WM. HOUSMAN, £ Thomas Raws- ROBT. TIPPING, ) thorn. FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL OF KIRKhAM, IN LANCASHIRE. WANTED, FOR THE ABOVE SCHOOL, AHEAD- MASTER and USHER.— The Salary of the first will be One Hundred and Ten Pounds, and of the second, Fifty Pounds per year. The Head- Mister is required to be an University Man, fitly qualified, and obliged to preach, once a month at least, in the Parish Church of Kirkham, or in some of the Chapels belonging to the said Parish ; and able and obliged to instiuct and make fit the poor youths of the said township fur the University, gratis. The Usher is to be Assistant to the Head- Master, and also to the Second- Master, whose duty it is to teach the poor boys of an inferior order, in the said parish, to read and write Tbe Trustees of the Rev. Mr. BARKER'S Charity ( with the concurrence of the Drapers Company of London, who are Patrons of the said School) propose to have a PUBLIC EXAMINATION of such as wish to become CANDIDATES for the above situ- ations, on the 28th day of January, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, at the SCHOOL- HOUSE, preparatory to the ELECTION, by the said Com- pany ; and it is expected the Candidates will bring with them testimonials of their good character and conduct. If the Head- Master shall have been educated at Westminster, Eton, or Winchester Schools, and be a Master of Arts, either of Oxford or Cambridge, be will be entitled to a further Salary of about Sixty Pounds per year. The Head- Master will have the privilege of taking Private Pupils or Boardeis. KIRKHAM, JAN. 4, 1806. TO BE SOLD BV AUCTION, At the house of Mr. THOMAS HODGSON, the New Inn, Lancaster, on MONDAY the 20th inst at six o'clock in the evening ( unless preciously dis- posed of by private contract) AVery good NEW WAREHOUSE, situated on the North side of Nile- street, Green Area, Lancaster; four stories high, having a good DRY CELLAR, with a large VAULT under the street. Also, a LOT of LAND adjoining the same. The warehouse extends in front to N; le- street, twenty- three feet ten inches; in depth backwards, thirty- eight feet one inch. Tbe vault would be very eligible for erecting a weighing machine, which may be done at a very small expence. The premises are well calculated for Carrying on an extensive tiade in almost anv line, and s'and re- markably well for the North Road, as Nile street leads from Cable- street to Damside street, which streets lead to the New Bridge ; and make the pre- mises more desirable. Immediate possession may be had of the premised, if required. For further particulars apply to THOMAS HARRISON', baker, Liverpool; or to ALDREN and BARR, Lancaster. JANUARY 9, 1806. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the house of ROBERT HARDY, the sign of the Cross- Keys, in Millthorp, in the county of West- morland, on TUESDAY the 28th of January, 1800, at six o'clock in the evening ; AL L that desirable TITHE - FREE ESTATE, situate at Millthorp- Sand- side, in the parish of Beetham, in the said County of West- morland, called and known by the name of LASK- ALL HILL ,- consisting of a good dwelling- house, suitable outhousing, an extensive orchard, well stocked with upwards of 100 prime fruit trees; together with about 18a. 3r. of arable, meadow, and pasture land, be the same more or less ; with an ex- tensive COMMON RIGHT, and all other the ap- purtenances belonging thereto. JAMES WOODBURY and WILLIAM Bow- SKILL, the present farmert, will shew the premises; and particulars may be had by applying to Captain JOHN NUNNS, of Lancaster, the ownei ; or to Mr. JOHN TOWERS, of Whasset; or Mr. JOHN HOLME, of Dallam Tower. ON SALe, THIRTY PUNCHEONS OF ST. KITT'S RUM, . Of good flavour and strength. Apply to FRANCIS SIMPSON. LANCASTER, JAN. 3, 1806. JOHN DAVIS, SPIRIT - MERCHANT, SuN- STREET, LANCASTER, ( Late Partner with Mr. WAKEFIELD) TAKES the liberty of informing his friends and the public, that be lias COM- MENCED the BUSINESS of LIQUOR MER- CHANT, in tbe WAREHOUSE nearly OPPOSITE the LINeN- WAREHOUSE, in SUN- STREET, Lan- caster ; and hopes, by always having on sale as good Rum, Brandy, Hollands, & c. as the market will afford, to merit a share of public support, which it will be his endeavour to deserve. JANUARY 9, 1806. LANCASTER, JANUARY 11. BIRTH. On Sunday last, the lady of Col. Williams, of Woodlane, Little Woolton, of a son. MARRIED. On the 31st ult. at the Friends Meeting- house, at Penketh, near Warrington, Mr. John Davies, to Miss Ann Hoggarth, both of Penketh. On the 26th ult. Mr. William Harper, grocer, to Mrs. Richardson, daughter of Leigh Leyland, Esq. both of Warrington. On Wednesday last, Mr. Geo, Dixon, of Newton, near Muncaster, Cumberland, to Miss Borrowdale, only daughter of Captain J. Borrowdale, of Liver- pool. Lately, John Manchnols, Esq. of Colne, to Miss Hartley, of Halifax. On Sunday se'nnight, Mr. J. Ratcliffe, of Man- chester, to Miss Party, of Chester. On Monday se'nnight, Mr. James Glover, to Miss Elizabeth Clayton :— On Thursday se'nnight, Mr. Francis Chapman, of Macclesfield, to Miss Elizabeth Cope ; all of Manchester. On Monday last. Mr. William Jones, to Miss Elizabeth Hurton, both of Liverpool. A few days ago, in London, Mr. Samuel Lord, merchant, to Miss Lees, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Job Lees, merchant, both of Halifax. Onthe' 27th ult. Mr. John Bourke, late surgeon in the 3d Lincoln militia, to Miss Mary Earnshaw, daughter of Wm. Earnshaw, Esq. of Rical. DIED. On Wednesday last, Mr. Francis Stowell, late master of a vessfel belonging to Liverpool, but who had lately been confined in our Castle for debt. On Thursday evening, in the 80th year of his age, muih respected, Mr. Tobias Hutchinson, of Kirk- land, Kendal. Lately, at Dunning Well, in Millam, Mrs. Towers, wife of Mr. Towers, and sister to the Rev. Mr. Myers, of Shipley Hall. In September last, on board the ship Kitty, a few days after leaving the Coast, Mr. G Okill, aged 17, son of Mr. John Okill, of Liverpool. On Saturday last, of the small pox, in the 23d year of his age, Captain Edward Dove, of the brig Endeavour, of Liverpool. A few days ago, in Scotland, Mr. John Dodgson, late ol Leeds, horse- dealer. A meeting of the merchants, ship owners, & c. of this town, is to be held on Tuesday next, to take into consideration the propriety of applying to Par- liament for an Act for increasing the tonnage duties. — See the advertisement. At Preston Fair, this week, there has been a very good shew of horses, which, in general, sold at reasonable prices. On Monday last, a detachment of the 17th Light Dragoons arrived here, from Whitehaven ; and the next morning proceeded on their way to Liverpool. On Monday last, a fine new ship was launched from Mr. Brockbank's yard, in this town. She is called the ABRAM, Captain W. Trasure, is 320 tons burthen, and intended for the West- India trade. For the last three weeks we have scarcely had a day without rain ; and on Saturday night last, about eight yards of the Old Quay, near the Old Bridge, were washed into the river. It appeared in a danger- ous state for some time past; and it was fortunate the accident happened in the night, as the Quay carters usually ranged their carts and horses, waiting for fares, during the day, on and near that part which lias given way. About a quarter past ten o'clock ont he evening of Wednesday last, we had a violent hail storm, ac- companied with thunder and lightning ; and on Thursday evening, it came on to blow very fresh from W. S. W. and continued during that night and yesterday. We are afraid we shall have distressing accounts of the damage done upon the coast. In order that every respect might be shewn to the memory of the gallant Lord Nelson, on Thursday last, the day of his public funeral, the flag was hoisted half mast high on the steeple of St. Mary's church, in this town ; and the great bell tolled every minute during the day. The Marquis of Douglas and Clydesdale, M. P. for this borough, has given 1001. to the fund for erecting a monument to the memory of the brave Lord Nelson, at Glasgow. The sum of 71. Is. has been subscribed, in aid of the Patriotic Fund, in the small chapelry of Over- ton, near this town, exclusive of the subscription from the Roman Catholics. At the parochial chapel of Walton- le- dale, near Preston, on the Thanksgiving Day, the sum of 661. 0s 14d. was collected, in aid of the Patriotic Fund. The Society of Methodists has subscribed sixteen hundred pounds to the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's— exclusive of numerous private contributions given by different members. The officers, non- commissioned officers, drum- mers, and privates of the Royal Westmorland Mi- litia, quartered in Port Seton Barracks, have volun- tarily subscribed one days pay for the relief of the widows, & c. of the gallant men who suffered in the late glorious naval engagement The 2d battalion of the 79th regiment of foot, lately quartered at Dunbar, on their quitting it, only received very short orders to embark at Port Seton, on board the transports there waiting for them. The consequence was, that having upwards of 17 miles to march, they did not arrive at the boats before two o'clock, and the commanding officer, anxious to get them on boarcl ( to prevent desertion) ordered them immediately to embark. The baggage did not ar- rive for near an hour after that time; and after having been taken out of the carts by the guard, was wait- ing to get the assistance of some of the men from the ships. The tide was making fast, and there being an immense quantity of baggage, several of the Royal Westmorland men, looking on, im- mediately proposed amongst themselves to give them assistance. By their perseverance, in some of them wading up to their middle in the sea, they were enabled to get the whole on board, without damage, before dark. Their exertions were named to Gene- ral the Earl of Moira, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's forces in North Britain, who immediately ordered his thanks to be returned to the men, for their praise- worthy conduct, and also directed that each man should receive a shilling.— It is greatly to the credit of this small but fine body of men, that however employed, or wherever quartered, they give the most uuequivocal satisfaction. On Tuesday last, a boy of the name of Mitchell was unfortunately killed in Messrs Burrow and Mason's cotton factory, in this town. A strap on one of the drums caught him by the arm, and throwing him up to the ceiling, actually tore his arm from his body. An inquisition was taken on Wednesday last, before John Gardner, Esq one ci his Majesty's Coro- ners for this county, at Quarry Flat, in holker, near Cartmel, on the body of William Duke, who was drowned in attempting to cross the Ulverston Sands, from Ulverston, on Monday evening.. It appeared, that the nephew of the deceased was in company with him at the time; that the ford had shifted ; and that the young man had used his utmost endeavours to save his uncle's life, but without effect — Verdict, Accidental death.— The deceased lived in the neigh- bourhood of Dalton, was a husbandman, about 49 years of age, and has left a widow and six children. On Tuesday se'nnight, an inquisition was held at Hayton, near East Rayford, Yorkshire, on the body of Elizabeth Holberry, aged 21, one of the daugh- ters of Joseph Holberry, of Hayton aforesaid, farmer, when a verdict of wilful murder was found against the said Joseph Holberry, the father. It appeared, On the evidence of two other of the unhappy man's children, and of respectable neighbours, that on the morning of the murder, the daughter, Elizabeth,' was labouring under some violent disorder, which rendered her insane, when It became necessary to use a strait waistcoat, and she was lying in bed, con- fined only by the waistcoat, when the father sent his other two daughters on different pretences, who, on their return, found their sister Elizabeth dead on the bed, bound down with ropes, her throat dread- fully cut, and the father upon the floor, having cut his own throat — He was still living ; is since much recovered, and seems very sensible of his dreadful situation. Tuesday se'nnight, as John Graham, a joiner in Carlisle ( about 00 years of age) was passing over Caldew bridge about eleven o'clock at night, he un- fortunately fell over the parapet, and expired before any assistance could be given. On Tuesday evening the 31st ult. as Joseph Drake, of Leeds, labourer, was walking up Brig- gate, he dropped down and expired immediately.— And the next morning, as William Bullough, of Leeds, violin maker, was dressing himself, he sud- denly expired. The remains of Mr. Taylor, of Gildersome, - near Leeds, ( whose death was mentioned in our last) were interred in a copse at a small distance from his own house, pursuant to a wish he had expressed to that effect. About three o'clock in the afternoon of New Years- day, the manor- house occupied by Lord Lowther, at Cottesmoor, in Rutland, was discovered to be on fire, occasioned by some defect in the flues under the apartments in which his Lordship, the Viscountess, and the Hon. Miss Lowther, usually slept, all of which were destroyed before the flames could be subdued ;— the rest of the house was for- tunately preserved. Had the accident happened in the night, the consequences might have been dread- ful, as there was no fire- engine to be had nearer than at Oakham. At the different churches and chapels in Black- burn, during the last year, there were 777 christen- ings, 580 burials, and 258 marriages; being a decrease of 23 in the former, and an increase of 108 burials and 25 marriages, between the years 1804 and 1805. At the churches in Carlisle, during the last year, there were 316 christenings, 205 burials, and 108 marriages. The Lord Bishop of Hereford has been pleased to collate the Rev. J. Carr, M. A of Leeds, rector of Great Oakley, in Essex, to a Prebend in that Ca- thedtal. The two annual prizes, given to the best pro- ficients in mathematics and natural philosophy ( amongst the under- graduates of Sidney Sussex Col- lege, Cambridge) were this year adjudged to Mr. R. Jefferson and Mr. H. Pemble, students upon the foundation. — The former of these gentlemen is from the neighbourhood of Wigton, and was edu- cated at St. Bees, under the tuition of the Rev. Mr. Bailies.— He also distinguished himself at the classical examination, which took place at the last midsummer term. On Monday se'nnight, was run over Skipton Ings, a match for fifty guineas, between Mr. Tipping's brown horse Captain Flash, arid Mr. T. Mison's brown mare Gargrave Jenny, which was won easy by the former.— Rode by the respective owners. Mr. Wedgwood has obtained a patent for a com- posion for making glass upon a new principle. It consists of alkaline salts, pieces of china, earthen- ware, or baked clay, old plaister mould, or calcare- ous earths, borax, siliceous earths and terra ponde- rosa, pounded together, and when in a state of fusion poured into cold water. Last week, a malster at Tadcaster, was convicted before the Magistrates of the West Riding of York- shire, in tbe mitigated penalty of 501. with costs, for suffering his corn, making into malt, to be watered oil the floor before the end of twelve days ; and his servant was at the same time convicted in the like penalty of 121. 10s for having watered the same contrary to law. On Sunday, as a blacksmith in Bedford- street; North Shields, was digging a hole to fix some of his work tools in, he found the bones and skull of a man, which appear to have been damaged in two places. As the length of time they appear to have lain, agrees with the missing of Dr. Ferguson, and the place where he was last seen being in that neigh- bourhood, it is not improbable that unfortunate gentleman has been buried there. About a fortn ght since, a kitten, fourteen weeks old, was sent by a carrier, tied up in a bag, from a gentleman's house sixteen miles beyond Stirling, to a young friend in Edinburgh. It remained in its destined residence from nine o'clock in the morning till about five in the evening. It was missed within an hour from that time ; but on Friday last, a letter was received, informing that it had re- traced its journey, and got to its birth- place about twenty- four hours after its elopement, having performed a some- what circuitous journey of sixty miles. One day lately, Messrs Howel and Pierce, rat- catchers, killed, on the premises of the Rev. Mr Oakley, of Rotherfield, ill Sussex, a large rat-, of a very extraordinary size. It measured, in length, two feet, and weighed exactly two pounds. He was of the red or brown Species, and so savage and powerful in his attack upon a small terrier bitch, which, in his contest to escape, he Seized by the throat, that it was with difficulty she was extricated alive, from his bite. A party of sailors, who had been at the battle of Trafalgar, were, a day or two ago, met in Plymouth Dock by some girls of their acquaintance :—" So, BEN," said one of the girls, " you have lost brave NELSON. The dear fellow ! He is gone to Heaven, 1 hope."— Gone to Heaven !" replied BEN, " to be sure he is— what the hell could stop him ?" In the Minstrelsy of the Scottish Borders, vol. I. page 95, is a narrative of the skirmish of the Reid- swire, June 7tli, 1575, which terminated in a com- plete victory oii tbe part of the Scots, who took prisoners, among others therein named, Cuthbert Collingwood ( the ancestor of Admiral Collingwood) and who is thus described, page 103 :— But if ye wauld a souldier search, Among them a' were ta'en that night, was nane sae wordie to put in verse, As COLLINGWOOD, that courteous knight. The Theatre- royal, Liverpool, closed on the 13th ult. after a tolerably successful season. The follow- ing is a correct list of tbe benefit receipts :— Master Betty £ 312 Mr. Bannister 262 Miss De Camp 195 Mr. Fawcett 121 Mrs. Glover 167 Mr. Blanchard 152 Mr. Munden 255 Miss Mellon 215 Mr. Emery 359 Master Brown 180 Mr. Young 187 Mrs, Young 242 Miss Mudie lfi2 Mr & MrsPen- son, jun. 106 Messrs. Howell and Moreton 207 Mr. Grant 234 9 0 Mr. Patterson £ 92 11 0 15 6 D'Arcy & Brown 66 0 0 6 6 Mrs. Grove 103 0 0 10 0 Mr. Smith 86 4 0 8 0 Mr. Roberts 122 0 0 6 6 Mr. Hamerton 122 9 0 2 0 Miss Stephens& 2 0 Mrs. Johnson 179 15 6 15 6 Mr. Mason 80 7 0 15 0 Mr Penson, sen. l27 Miss Logan 88 4 6 5 6 3 0 7 6 Mr. Grove 58 9 0 0 0 Mrs. Harlowe 88 10 0 Mr. Waring 158 7 0 14 0 Mrs Young ( late of Drury- lane) 77 10 6 0 0 Mr. Huddart 80 . 3 0 r. Mr. Banks 124 10 G Notwithstanding the severity of the Season, one day last week, at Carlisle, there were not less than four Graitney- Green matrimonial parties at, one inn. A sycamore tree is now in full leaf on the pre- mises of Mr. John Sharp, at Langdale, in the parish of orton, Westmorland. A pear- tree at Castle Huntley produced a very ex* traordinary crop of pears this. seuson, and is 16 years old. The pear is small, and known by the name of the honey pear, or golden knap. The tree had originally been planted against a wall, which being taken away, the tree was left upon the crest of a terrace ; but to preserve it, if possible, and to bring the ground round it to a proper shape, it was un- dermined, and sunk about four feet. It was well thinned of wood, and abundantly watered, and for several years, back great crops have been produced from it ; but the crop of this Season exceeded all former years. The real produce was 17 wheat firlots, one of' which being numbered, gave 117 dozen of pears, making the sum total 2,3,838 pears; a pro- duce equally astonishing as it is well vouched Nautical aneCdote.— Captain Thomas Barwise, of the ship Cumberland, of Whitehaven, ( a native of Loussey, in Abbey- Holm) in the course of twenty- six years has made five voyages to Waterford, three to france, one to Gibraltar, two to Greenland, one to the East Indies, five to America, and fifteen to Jamaica '.— Captain B. is only forty- two years of age, eighteen of which ( and since he was of the age of six- teen) he has lived at sea— It is further worthy of remark, that he never lost an apprentice, nor one mail in nine voyages to Jamaica ; and that of the twenty- six years of his. seafaring life, he was three years in the King's service, and h„ s been twenty years in the employ of the house to which he was an apprentice. Anecdote of Kotztbue — The celebrated Kotzebue is under a contract to supply three theatres, that of Vienna, Berlin, and Petersburg!,, with two dra- matic pieces in the season. Upon being asked how- lie could possibly undertake so much, he replied, " Nothing, my good friend, is more easy; I have one plot for all, and three standing characters, which I vary in their dialogue and action, according to the different tastes of my audiences.— I have a loier tut instance— mark now how 1 use him at one theatre and how 1 treat him at another. At Petersburg!!* he smokes ; at Berlin, he wenches; at Vienna he games. If drawn as a villain in Russia, he may commit murder on the stage ; but, at Berlin and Vienna, he must not draw his sword before the cur- tain. Again, as 1 go North, my heroine must be virtuous, and within a few degrees of the Pole she must be a very saint. Thus, before a Prussian' au- dience, she preaches ; at Petersburgh she is a prude at Vienna she is a jilt; and at Paris a prostitute. ' MARKETS. LANCASTER, on SATURDAY last Average price of Wheat, by the load, Ah Winches- ter bushels to tbe load, 44s. Id. — 78s. Id per quarter.— 9s. 9d. per bushel. Oatmeal, S9s 3< 1 per load of 2401b. Beans, 27s Od Oats, 23s Sd per load. BarlSy, 16s 2£ d per windle ' KENDAL. Oats per load ( 7£ Winchester bushels) 26s 6d. Best Flour, 4s 4d. Seconds, 3s lOd. Oatmeal, 2s Sd Beef, 7d. Mutton, 6d. Veal, 5$ d. Butter, 12d per lb ( 16oz) Potatoes, 3£ d per stone. Eggs, lid per doz. Goose, Gd per lb, ULVERSTON, on THURSDAY last. Wheat, 505 od to 42s od per load. Oats, 10s 9d to 9s 3d per 3 W. bush. Beef, 6£ d to 5d. Mutton, 6J to 5d per pound Veal, 5gd to 4d. Buttei, ndtoii^ cl Eggs, 10 for 6d. PRESTON. Wheat, 70s. tod. per quarter. Ditto, 8s. io^ d. per bushel. Oatmeal, 24s. 5c!. per boll. ' Beef ar. d Mutton, 9d. per lb. Eggs, iSd. per doz. At Chester market, on Saturday last, the average price of wheat, per bushel ( 571b) was 9s. lid; oar- ley, 5s G^ d; and oats, 3s 4| d. No material alteration iu the other Markets. The average price of Sugar, for tbe week ending 011 Wednesday se'nnight, was 49s CJd pet cwt. ex- clusive of duty. SHIP NEWS. LANCASTER, Jan. 11. CLEARED. Jan. 4.— Friends, Cottam, from Poulton. ENTERED. 7— Providence, Leeming, for Liverpool. LIVERPOOL, JAN. 9. The Jane, Campbell, and the Kelton, Hewison, from hence for Jamaica, were ill well, in company on the 28th Nov. in lat. 39. 5. long. 13. 30. ' ' The Africa, , from Congo, at Havannah, 19th Nov. The Laura, - Newman, from New York, at Hoy- lake. The Prince Edward, , from hence at Africa. The Brothers, Payne, from Memel to this port, put into Cromartie in distress. ARRIVED. AMERICA. Sally, W And rews, from Baltimore, with 1000 bis flour Dutton & Ferriday. 500 do J & J Daven- port, 300 do Leigh & Sherlock, 300 do Clegg & co 300 do 88c staves F T Walker. Clio, N Austin, from Massachusets, with 133 pes oak timber 19 do ash and maple 34 do pine lc 3q deals 2 masts lc iq spars 140c staves 11 fathoms lathwood 5 bls ashes 600 cow and ox horns J & A Lodge. Lydia, G Turner, from Charleston, with 280 hales cotton J & A. Lodge, 178 do Rathbone, Hughes & Duncan, 100 do J & G Morewood, 100 do A binns & sons, 2' J do Humble & Holland, 5 do R Roskell, 34 do J Cooke & co, 34 do Hamilton & Maher, 10 do Robertson & co. 12 do W Barber & co. 77 do J Chapman, 6 do J & J Davenport. Dryade, J Davies, from WiscaSset, with 100 pes oak 300 5o pine 250c staves lc deals 4 fathoms lath- wood 2c 2q spars Logan Lenox & co Hero, T Cole, from Virginia, with 282 hhds to- bacco 98c staves 3 his flour J Wylde. ' 1.111 Morgan, G P Bunker, from New York, with 509 bis flour 5 do ashes 1 box garden seed w Lees, 1003 bis tar 1071 do turpentine 70c staves 1 bl apples W Barber & co. 2 do do A M'Gregor JL' co. 3 do B Gray, 2 do G Hammond. Swift, A H Prince, from Savannah, with 11* bales cotton Harrison, nephew & co. 136 do order. NEWFOUNDLAND. Little George, D M'Nillage, with 322 casks cod liver oil 88 do seal do 32 bundles seal skins 3 cow hides 46 spruce knees lc bars 30 handspikes 33c staves 3 fathoms firewood J Stewart. MEDITERRANEAN. Factor, T Briggs, from Messina, with 12 oa ks currants 14 tons brimstone 19 casks lemon juice 104 sacks shumac 500 sacks nuts 400 boxes lemonr 1C0 do oranges M Richardson & co. AZORES. Hoffnung, P J Permein, from St. Michael's, with 1113 boxes oranges E Jones & co. 605 do T Stevenson, 152 do R Stewart, 11 do P J Permein. [ For more arrivals, $ c. see our last page.'] POETRY. FOR THE LANCASTER GAZETTE. THE AFRICAN'S APPEAL TO BRITONS, FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE. ON AFRICA shore, by partial Fortune thrown, Where polish'd arts and manners were unknown ; Where eachT unshackled, aS the feather'd race, For food, or div'd, or urg'd the doubtful chase j Full many a year, with calm content, I dwelt, And Nature's wants— were all the wants 1 felt; Here had I hop'u to spend life's little day, And bask beneath the Sun's meridian ray j To clasp one sable damsel as my own, And live and die, unnotic'd and unknown ; But soon some tyrant, from a foreign shore, Who, in his face the marks of meekness bore, Resolv'd each shrewd suspicion to remove, With splendid presents won my artless love j Pleas'd to behold him on my native land, 1 deem'd his mind as lib'ral as his hand ; Hung o'ef the glittering toys he kindly gave, Nor felt a fear— I should become his slave : Thus charm'd with one, that seem'd devoid of art, I thought all goodness had possest his heart;— But ah ! the smile that mantled o'er his brow, Was but a prelude to my future woe ; For, lur'd with many a hapless wretch beside, To view his vessel on the sea's1 rough tide, 1 fearless ventured from my long- lov'd shore, And never— never— saw my country more. Yet think no! YE, to whom indulgent Heav'n Superior strength of faculty has giv'n, Who, in the eye of fashion, brighter shine, And boast 3. fair t^ softer skin than mine ; Think not from hence— that YE can justly plead The right to do— an ignominious deed ; Think not the tortures I have calmly borne, Since from my country 1 was rudely torn, Will pass unnoticed— by that Pow'r ON HIGH, Who holds the scales of Justice in the sky ! no, ME who form'd us of one common clay, Will right my injuries at a future day ; The shafts of misery in their course arrest, And pour the balm of comfort in my breast. Just Heaven, for some peculiar end, it seems, Ting'd our complexions in the two extremes— Yet judge not hence— because of finer hue, The rights of Nature are confin'd to you ! We still possess, in common with mankind, The trembling nerve and sympathising mind ; And when some one, the tale of sorrow speaks, The teats of pity trickle down our cheeks— But who— whate'er my various woes may be, Will heave a sigh, or shed a tear for me ? Stripes follow stripes— the more I seem opprest, And vengeance only swells my master's breast : E'en when still slumber sooths my weary mind, And fancy pictures all I left behind— My children asking, where their sire is gone— And her, whose faithful heart was all my own ; Then whilst my bosom heaves the deepest sigh, And Nature's dew- drops hang in either eye E'en then some Christian Tyrant, with a blow, Breaks the fond charm, and bids me wake to woe. Who then shall rise to vindicate our cause, If those who're free assert oppressive laws ? ENGLAND will rise— the'Mistress of the Main, And snatch my country from Oppression's chain ! Restore those rights which Tyranny destroys, And give THAT Freedom— she herself enjoys. Lancaster, January, 1806. CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF OCCURRENCES FOR THE YEAR 1805. JANUARY. 3. Died, the Earl of Rosslyn, formerly Lord Chancellor. 8. Copies of the Spanish Declaration of War against this country, received. —. Appointment of Marquis Cornwallis to suc- ceed Marquis Wellesley in the Government of India. 11. Letters of Marque and Reprisal issued against Spain. —. Mr. Addington created Viscount Sidmouth, and appointed president of the Council. 12. The Doris frigate lost near Quibeton bay. t4- French journals received, of the opening of the Legislative Assembly, with a speech from the Fecnch emperor, and an Exposition of the state of France. 15. Commencement of the Session of Parlia- ment. In the Speech his Majesty took notice of pacific propositions having been received from France. — A French squadron sailed from Toulon, and some of the ships returned to that port, while others went into Spanish ports. 18. A grand Chapter of the Garter held. 21. The Marquis of Abercorn presented to the House of lords, charges against Mr. justice Fox. 22. The Spanish Ambassador left London. 24 Counter Declaration of the British Govern- ment against Spain, and tlie Powers connected with the negociation, laid before Parliament. 30. M. NovoziltzofF, who had arrived in'this country on a mission from the Court of Russia, left London to embark for the Continent. 31.. The Wet Docks at Wapping opened, and a brig introduced from the River. FEBRUARY. 4. A letter which Bonaparte had addressed to his Majesty, with the overtures alluded to in the Speech at opening Parliament, was communicated to the French Legislative Body. 4. The Acheron bomb and Arrow schooner having a fleet of merchantmen under convoy, cap- tured by two frigates belonging to the French squadron.— Almost the whole of the convoy, how- ever, escaped. 6. Loss of the Abergavenny indiaman, wrecked off the Shambles ; the Captain and nearly 300 of the crew and passengers drowned, 8. On the motion of Sir Evan Nepean. in the House of Commons, leave was given to bring in a bill tor continuing the suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act in Ireland. 17. His Majesty's ship Cleopatra taken in the West Indies by tbe Ville de Milan, a large French frigate.— O11 the 23d, the Leander fell in with the Ville de Milan, took her, and re- captured the Cleopatra. 21. A French squadron, which had sailed from rochfort, landed troops in Dominica, and made an attack 011 that island, but were repulsed by General Prevost. They afterwards visited other West India islands, levied . contributions, Wid re- turned to France. —. The Dowager Queen of Prussia died in hier 54th year. 28. A Bill for abolishing the Slave Trade, which Mr. Wilberforce had introduced into the House of Commons, was thrown out 0n the second reading, on a division, by a majority of seven. MARCH. 5 Tlie Committee appointed by the House of Commons, on the petitions respecting the Middle- sex Election, reported, that Mr. Mainwaring was not duly returned, and that Sir Francis Burden ought to havebeen returned. t>. A great debate in the House of Commons, on Mr. Sheridan's motion for repealing Mr. Pitt's Defence Act, which was negatived on a division, 267 to 127. . ... 11. Sir Wm. Rawlins, and A. Cox, Esq. for- merly Sheriffs of Middlesex, ordered by the House ot Commons to be imprisoned in Newgate, for their conuuet at the Middlesex Election. 12. Intelligence received of the Centurion, of 5° having beat off a French squadron, con- sisting of the Marengo, of eighty guns, Admiral' Linois, and two strong frigates, in Vizagapatam Roads, 14. Official intelligence received of the defeat of a corps of the British army in India, under the command of Colonel Monson, by Holkar. 18. Bonaparte assumed the title of King of Italy. 25. The petition of the Irish Roman Catholics presented in the House of Peers by Lord Gren- ville, and in the Commons by Mr. Fox. 30. A fleet of eleven sail of the line, with troops on board, sailed from Toulon, and proceeded down the Mediterranean. APRIL. 8. I11 the House of Commons Mr. Whitbread moved a series of resolutions, founded on the 10th report of the Naval Commissioners, censuring the conduct of Lord Melville. On the division, the numbers on each side were equal, viz. 216, and the Speaker gave his casting vote for the reso- lutions. The resolutions were presented in an address to his Majesty, and Lord Melville after wards resigned his office of First Lord of the Admiralty. 9 The fleet from Toulon passed the Streights, and formed a junction with the Spanish and French ships ill Cadiz, from which the Combined Squa- drons sailed for the West Indies. 18. A meeting of the Livery of London, to con- sider the abuses brought to light by the publication of the Tenth Report of the Naval Commissioners, & c. This meeting was followed by a number of others on the same subject, in various parts of the country. 19. The expedition under the command of Sir James Craig sailed from Spithead. 23. Grand ceremony of the Installation of the Knights of the Garter at Windsor. 24. Nine vessels belonging to the enemy's flotilla captured by our cruizers off Cape Griznez. 26. A long debate in the House of Commons upon Mr. Whitbread's motion for a further en- quiry into the Tenth Report ofthe Naval Com- missioners.— Mr. Pitt moved an amendment upon the motion, which was carried by a majority of 78. 27. An account of tm important victory obtained in November, over the troops of Holkar, published in an Extraordinary Gazette. 30. Lord Barham appointed First Lord ofthe Admiralty. MAY. 1. A change in the Dutch Constitution, and Schimmelpenninck placed at the head of the Go vernment, under the title of Pensionary. 6. lnthe House of Commons, Mr. Whitbread having moved an Address to the King, praying his Majesty to erase the name of Lord Melville from the list ot the Privy Council; Mr. Pitt inti- mated that his Majesty had already been advised to take that step. « —. Died, the Marquis of Lansdown. —. In the House of Commons, Mr Calcraft laid on the table a declaration from Sir Francis Burdett, stating, that he would not defend his return for the county of Middlesex, against the petition presented on the part of mr. Mainwaring and others. 10. Lord Grenville made a motion in tbe House of lords, for referring tbe petition of the Roman Catholics 111 Ireland to a Committee. 13. A similar motion made in the House of Commons by Mr. Fox.— The debates continued two days in both Houses, and the question was in both negatived. 25. The Genoese Senate, in an extraordinary sitting, decreed the union of the Ligurian Re- public with France 26. A grand ceremony on the completion of the New Docks at Wapping, and two vessels in the Oporto trade, and several Spanish prizes, intro- duced with great pomp. JUNE. 4. A strong Spanish fort, in Muros Bay, gal- lantly stormed, and taken by fifty ( officers included) of the crew of the Loire frigate, under command of the First Lieutenant, Mr. Yeo. 6. Mr. Whitbread moved resolutions against Mr. Pitt, on account of the advances to Boyd, Ben- field & Co. but Mr. H. Lascelles having moved a justificatory resolution as an amendment, it was carried, and a Bill of Indemnity afterwards brought in. 18. A Message from his Majesty was delivered to both Houses of Parliament, stating, that nego- tiations werestill depending between his Majesty's Government and Powers 011 the Continent, & c. —. After long debates on the Address to his Majesty on this Message, a Vote of Credit was granted. 19. Died, in the 78th year of his age, Arthur Murphy, Esq. the translator of Tacitus, & c. 25. Lord Hawkesbury introduced a Bill into the House of Lords for suspending the proceedings against Mr. Justice Fox until next Session of Par- liament. —, On the motion of Mr. Leycestcr, the reso- lution for the criminal prosecution of Lord Mel- ville was rescinded, and a resolution for impeach- ing his Lordship adopted. 26. Mr. Whitbread appeared at the bar of the House of Lords, accompanied by a great number of Members, and impeached Lord Melville of high crimes and misdemeanours. JULY. 1. Intelligence received of the arrival of the Combined Fleets in the West Indies, and letters posted . at Lloyd's announced, that they entered Port Royal, Martinique, on the 14th of May. I and 2. Hundreds of Jews in Algiers were mas » sacred, and most of the survivors plundered of their property. 4. Lord Sidmouth resigned his situation as Pre- sident of the Council. 9. Mr. Whitbread presented particular articles of impeachment at the bar of the House of Lords. —. An Admiralty Bulletin announced the ar- rival of Lord Nelson in the West Indies, and the Combined Fleet having been seen on the 20th of Mar, on its return to Europe. is. This day the Session of Parliament ter- minated. 17. An attack made by the Immortalite frigate and the gun- brigs off Boulogue, 011 a division of the hostile French flotilla coming from Dunkirk, in which a number of the enemy's vessels were sunk, and driven on shore, and some taken. 19. The Blanche frigate captured, after a most gallant defence, by ail enemy's squadron, in the West Indies. ' Soon after the Blanche struck, she % unk. 22. Sir Robert Calder, with 15 sail of the line, fell in, off Ferrol, with the Combined Fleets of the enemy, consisting of 20 sail of the line, and after an action, which lasted more than four hours, captured two Spanish ships of the line, viz. the St. Rafael and Firma. 24. A shock of an earthquake felt at Eisenhartz, in Styria. 26. A shock of an earthquake was also felt at Naples, and in the adjacent country, to a con- siderable extent; the consequence of which was supposed to be the loss of io, ooo lives. The da- mage done estimated at 240 millions of francs. —. A Bulletin from the Admiralty gave in- formation of the Combined Fleets having ( on the 7th of June, the day . after they left Martinique) captured the Antigua convoy. In consequence of some of our frigates appearing, the enemy after- wards burnt their prizes. 30. An Aulic Counsellor at Vienna, and other Austrian subjects of. distinction, arrested at Paris, in consequence of the detention of M. Proue and another Frenchman, who were detected at Venice drawing plans of the Austrian works. These persons were, however, afterwards set at liberty on both sides. —. A shock of an earthquake felt in Rome. AUGUST. 10. The Didon French frigate, of 44 guns, cap- tured by the Phoenix, of 36 guns. 13. The Royal Circus, Blackfriars- road, de- stroyed by fire. —. An eruption from the last peak of Mount Vesuvius. • 14. The Prince of Wales packet was taken by Le Prince de Paix, of 24- pounders and zso raeni after a chase of 34 bout's, a'lui sent for Vigo j but was recaptured by tbe Poulette frigate. —. Intelligence received at the India House of the defeat of Ameer Khan, and of five unsuccessful attacks on the fortress of Bhurtpore ; the last of which was made on the 21st of March. —. A Bulletin from the Admiralty announced, that the Combined Fleets had got into Ferrol, after the battle with Sir R. Calder. They afterwards stood for Vigo. 18. Bonaparte reviewed Oudenot's Grenadiers at Vimereux. 20. General Moreau arrived at New York with his family- The Combined Fleet, consisting of 27 or 28 sail of the line, and several frigates, entered the harbour of Cadiz. 21 . Lord Nelson, after his chace of the Com- bined Fleets, arrived in London. . The Brest Fleet came out, and anchored in Camaret Bays but being attacked by Admiral Cornwallis, retreated into the inner harbour. —. Bonaparte reviewed the flotilla at Boulogne. 23. A Bulletin from the Admiralty announced, that the Combined French and Spanish Fleets, consistingofi. 27 cr 28 sail of the linen had been seen 011 the 13th, outside ofthe harbour of Ferrol, steering W. N. W. 25. His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester died. 26. The junction between Sir R. Calder and Admiral Collingwood took place off Cadiz. 30. Sir Sidney Smith attempted to burn the Boulogne flotilla with the fire machines called Carcasses. , SEPTEMBER. 1. The Dutch transports in the Texel began to disembark their troops, which marched directly for Nimeguen. Admiral de Winter also struck his flag. —. General Duroc arrived at Berlin, and had his first audience of the'King on the 3d. Government received a telegraphic account of the marching oi the French troops from Boulogne towards the Rhine. —. The Grand Pensionary of Holland opened the Assembly of their High Mightinesses. 4. The Funeral Procession of the late Duke of Gloucester moved from his house in Grosvenor- square, to St. George's Chapel, Windsor, where the remains of his Royal Highness were deposited. —. The pay of the Lieutenants of tri « British Navy raised to 8s. per day, and that of the Masters to 111. per month. 5. llic East India Fleet came into the Downs, hav- ing 011 board property to the amount of 9,700,0001. private property about 4,600,0001. and the duty to Government amounting to 5,600,0001. 8. The Austrian troops crossed the River Inn. 15. Lord Nelson sailed in the Victory from Ports- mouth, to take the command of the fleet off Cadiz. —. The Emperor of Russia set out from St. Petersburgh, to join the army on the frontiers. 17. The Archduke Charles set out from Vienna, to take the command of the Austro- Italian Army. 18. The Emperor of Germany left Vienna, for tho army. 19. General Mack arrived at Ulm. 20. Treaty of offence and defence made between France and Naples, at Paris, and ratified 8th of October. 23. Expose of the reciprocal conduct of France and Austria since the Treaty of Luneville, was read by the Minister of Foreign Relations to the Con- servative Senate. —. The Hanoverian Colours were re- hoisted at Stadt. 25. Marshal Lannes division of the Grand Army passed the Rhine at Strasburgh. 27. The Emperor and Empress of France made their entry into Strasburgh. —. The Calcutta man of war was Captured by a French squadron 28. The Russian Ambassador announced at Vi- enna, that bis Imperial Majesty of Russia had or- dered two of his armies to put themselves in mo- tion. 29. Lord Nelson arrived off Cadiz, , OCTOBER. 1. Bonaparte crossed the Rhine with the whole of the Grand Army. 3. The advanced guard of Marshal Bernadotte, consisting of 4000 cavaly, commanded iby General Kellerman, entered Anspach. 9. The Austrians were defeated at Gunsburg. 14. Lady Elgin and suite were permitted to leave Paris. 16. The first embarkation of troops for Hanover took place at Ramsgate. .' —. A sloop of 300 tons was blown up opposite Walmer Castle, by a newly- invented Catamaran. 17. The surrender of Ulm with 30,000 men, was signed by General Mack. 19. An Official Note was stuck up at Lloyd's, communicating intelligence that the blockade of the Weser and Elbe was removed, in consequence of the evacuation of Hanover. 21. Lord Nelson engaged the Combined Fleets of France and Spain off Cape Trafalgar, about 60 miles eastward of Cadiz, and after a dreadful conflict of four. hours, sunk or destroyed 20 sail, made the French Commander in Chief, Admiral Villeneuve, and two Spanish Admirals prisoners ; one Spanish Admiral was killed, and another badly wounded. The Britisn force consisted of 27 sail of the line ( including three 64' s.) The enemy had 33 sail of the line, 18 French and 15 Spanish. The ever- to- be- lamenred Nelson, whose flag was hoisted on board the Victory, fell at the close of the engagement, and was succeeded by Rear- Admiral ( now Lord) Collingwood. Killed 423. Wounded 1,164. 24. The Ocean, rated a 98, but pierced for 128 guns, beside carronades, was launched. 26. The Emperor of Germany published a pro- clamation to the Empire, explaining his motives for going to war. 27. Exemption granted by bis Majesty to neutral ships from the blockade off Cadiz and St. Lucar, provided they did not carry into, or bring from those ports any warlike or naval stores. NOVEMBER. 1. The gallant Capt. Wright died in the Temple prison at Paris. —. Lord Harrowby sailed from Yarmouth for the Continent. 4. Sir R. Strachan captured four French sail of the line, with an equal number of British ships, off Cape Ortegal. This was part of the Combined Fleet which escaped undamaged from off Trafalgar. 10. Prince Murat entered Vienna, at the head of 22,000 men. 16. The Earl of Powis appointed by his Majesty Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, ill the room of the Earl of Hardwicke. 21. The Lord Mayor proceeded from Guildhall to St. James's with ail Address on tbe late victory. 23. Mr. Justice Johnson was tried at bar, in the Ki.' g's Bench, before the four Judges and a Special Jury, for the publication of a libel against Earl Hardwicke, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of which, after a long hearing, he was found guilty. DECEMBER. 2. Great battle between the French and Austro- Russian Army, at Austerlitz. 4. The Victory arrived at Portsmouth with the remains of Lord Nelson. 5. A General Thanksgiving for the victory off Trafalgar. 6. Armistice signed between France and Austria. 7. Intelligence received at the India House of the capture of the Brunswick Indiaman by Admiral Linois. 23. The trial of Sir Robert Calder commenced at Portsmouth on board the Prince of Wales. It ter- minated on the 26th, when lie was reprimanded. AGRICULTURAL REPORT, FOR DECEMBER. The forward wheats in general are growing too luxuriantly from the long continuance of moist, mild weather; and on many wet lands are much soiled with black grass : the plants last sown are in tnost districts of the fairest premise. The eddishes plough kindly for beans' none of any consequence will be got in until tiie weather becomes more dry. Clover seed ri. es vfteil, and is likely to yield a fair average crop.— The seed of turnips aud colerseed continue abun- dant, but sheep nor beasts have done well at either of tkem this season. Hay is rather lower in price. Wool has had a further advance ill the short fine fleeces. The meat markets have had abundant supplies through the month. The Christmas market at Smithfield was the fullest ever remembered, and exhibited more prime oxen than ever were seen before on one day ; the prices, however, did not satisfy the expectations of the graziers, it proving one of the dullest markets that had been knovvn for sbme months. Veal and house lamb are dear, but all other articles are rea- sonable. So little business was done this month in lean stock, that no variation can be noted MI prices since our last report. LONDON FASHIONS, FOR FEBRUARY. For Walking.— A pilgrim hat of green, purple, or black velvet, made completely plain. A Spanish cloak of purple velvet, trimmed with white er- mine, or of fawn- coloured cloth, made entirely plain. A short diess of grey twilled sarsenet; or a hussar coat of black, or dark green velvet:— Half- boots to match, with a hat to correspond, or caravan hat of white beaver, with a white feather. Nether muff nor tippet should be worn with this latter dress. For Full- Dress.— A veil pf crimson muslin, spangled, tied fancifully round the bead, and suf- fered to flow downwards on one side, the other corner brought under the left arm, and fastened to the waist, forming a graceful and splendid dra- pery, and worn in honour of the glorious Hero of Trafalgar. A boddice of white satin, with a long train of clear muslin, worked, or painted all round with a border of crimson, in the Etruscan style. Sandals of white and crimson satin ; o correspond. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS — The witches or bewitching hat has been introduced among the higher circlet: it is made either of white or pale pink satin, with a high steeple crown and narrow rim, turned up in front, which rim- is surrounded by small pearls ; a vulture or Spray feather may be worn with it, but it looks better, and more unique, quite plain. Sandals, and Chinese shoes, of silver or gold tissue, are coming into vogue. Among the higher ranks, we obsetve the military sash worn, probably, in honour of the brave Nelson, across the left shoulder of our belles : its colours are those of the British flag, interwoven with silver or gold, and it certainly has a beautiful effect upon a dress of pure white. Lace, excepting for the morning, is little worn, and the odious stuff, termed Nottingham lace, consigned to the use of those for whom it was intended, servant maids, and young lady milliners, all imitations, as tending to destroy, in a degree, the subordination of the lower ranks of sooiety, are very properly dis- countenanced by the highei orders. We regret to state, that in imitation of Gallic belles, the hair of our fair and superior country women continues to be worn in the most unnatural and frantic style, and that to hide'the blushes of outraged nature in their checks, they cover them with a deadly white. SHIP NEWS. LIVERPOOL, JAN 6. ARRIVED. AFRICA, & C. Margaret, A Young, from Africa and Charleston, with 172 bales cotton W Gibson & co. 86 do 8 tons logwood Meek & Lowndes, 1 cable 1 foreign sail 2 elephant teeth T Clare & co. AMERICA. Adriana, H. Rickeiton, from New York, with 112 seroris 318 bales cotton 789 bis 90 half do flour 534 bis turpentine 140c staves Rathbone Hughes & Dun- can. William & John, T Woodhouse, from Virginia, with 207 hhds tobacco 7 bis 1 box 1 keg bees wax J Wild, 29 hhds tobacco Thompson &. Nelson, 74 do 4 tons logwood J & R Gladstone, 16 casks flux see'd 93c staves VV Lees. Liverpool, J Hamilton, from Philadelphia, with 162 hhds bark 139 logs cedar 180c staves Rathboue, Hughes & Duncan, 35 casks bark A Witherington, 30 hhds 1 bl bark C Tayleur & co. 11 bags cotton Clegg & Pershouse, 800 bundles hides 2400 cow & ox horns John Richardson & co. 21 tct 135 bis coffee W Lees, 150 bis flour order. Washington, J Weeks, from Massachusets, with 4c 2q deals 122 pes pine 1 fathom lathwood 250c staves 64 tcs rice 10 bis ashes 99 bales cotton J & A Lodge. Mississippi, R Monies, from Charleston, with 208 bales cotton Coldclough & co. 100 do Tavlor, Weston & cri. 73 do J Chapman, 50 do W Dixon & co. 101 do Sloan. & M'Millan, 100 do S Newton, 15 do T & W Earls & co 4 do John Richardson & co. 207 do 44 tcs rice 25c staves J Maury, 10 casks indigo J Brown & co. 5 do D Grundy & soil. Telegraph, C Henry, from New York, with 170 logs oak timber 300c stave 3 bis apples Logan, Le- nox & co. 500 bis flour Rathbone, Hughes & Dun- can, 21 bis apples T & G Hawkes. R USSIA, Postlethwaite, J Smith, from Riga, with 150 wainscot logs 40 half do 12c 2q 27 deals Freelands & co. 68 casks tallow 31 bundles hemp W Worrell, 62 packs flax order, 1 fir balk 4 fathoms lathwood said master. PRUSSIA. Hero, C F Flatow, from Memel, with 354 fir balks 2 fathoms lathwood Gc Iq 14 deals 10 deal ends 5c 2q staves J T & P Bourne, 5 spars said master. Castle Douglas, S Allen, from Memel, with 680 fir balks 2 fathoms lathwood 400 treenails 12 oars lc 2q deals 3c lq deal ends 20c staves 2q 4 spars'J Sinallshaw & co. MEDITERRANEAN. Li.-', N. Elert, from Barcelona, Palames, Salow, and Alfaque, with 25 hhds capers 45 tons cork 500 bags nuts 55 cases liquorice paste Wright & Davies. AZORES. Six Brothers, T Yaward, from St. Miehael's, with 215 boxes oranges D Holmes, 126 do W Wal- ton. For Coughs, Colds, Asthmas, & Consumptions. ROBBERDS's IMPROVED BALSAMIC ELIXIR; OR, COUGH DROPS. SO extraordinary are its virtues, that let the patient be ever so emaciated or reduced, after having tried every medical assistance to no purpose, it will act as it were a charm, and in- stantly relieve the most inveterate cough ; give ease and freedom to perspiration, promote gentle expectoration, strengthen the whole debilitated constitution, procure the refreshing comfort of rest and sleep, ijnd quickly effect a permanent cure for the most obstinate Coughs, Colds, Asthmas, and Consumptions. Not an instance has occurred, though taken by near sixty thousand patients, wherein these drops have been known to fail relieving the above com- plaints ; in fact too much cannot be said in praise of so valuable a remedy, as it only requires to be known to meet universal preference. A serious caution, in consequence of a spurious composition having been imposed on the public for the above valuable medicine.— His Majesty's Hon. Commissioners have been pleased to order the name Of R. Butler, No. 4, Chcapside, to be engraved 011 a black stamp, which stamp is affixed to each bottle ; all others are counterfeits. Sold wholesale and retail at Mr. Butler's, No. 4, Cheapside, London; and retail, by Minshull, Walmsley, and Clark, Lancaster; Branthwaite, Harrison, and Brockbank, Kendal; Ware, Cross- thwaite, Wilson, and Jopson, Whitehaven ; and by most country booksellers and medicine- venders, in bottles at 6s, and ss, ^ d, each. TO BY AUCTION, On TUESDAY the 21st January, 1806, at Mis. . StaRKies, the Bull's- Kead, 111 Pudding- lane,. in Lancaster, the sale to begin at seven o'clock in the evening ; ANeat and convenient DWELLING- HOUSE, fronting Fryer- street, io the Frver- age, in Lancaster, with the YARD, GARDEN, and PREMISES, behind the same, late ill the pos session of Mrs. Elizabeth Vicars, deceased. Immediate possession of the premises may be taken, if required, which are leasehold, under Mr. Dalton, and his trustees, on pay men: of a. small grouud- ient, for a term of years, renewable for ever. * § * Mr. JOHN HODGSON, of the Fryerage, will shew the premises; of whom, or Mr. EDWARD FAYRER, or at Mr. WEBSTER'S. office, other infor- mation may be had. DICEY & C O.' s TRUE DAFFYS ELIXIR. HIS most excellent medicine has been faithfully prepared for upwards of eighty years, from the purest drugs and spirits lhat can be procured, by Dicey & Co No. 10, Bow Church- Yard, London, and has been attended with the happiest success in the cure of the gravel, stoue, fluxes, spitting of blood, pains in the breast, & c. but in the most excruciating fits of the cholic, ami in all complaints of the stomach and bowels, the genuine Daffy's Elixir is unquestionably superior to every other medicine in the world ;— spurious sorts, of a very inferior quality, are, however, offered for sale in almost eveiy towjn, aud some of them even with the names of Dicey & Co. in tbe bills of directions, and on the bottles, ( which are also made in imitation of theirs) the surest way, therefore, to prevent deception, is to ask par ticularly for DICEY'S DAFFY'S ELIXIR, and to observe not only that the words Dicey c! f- Co. So. 10, How Church- Yard, are printed in the stamp atexed to each bottle, and signed ill the bills of directions; but also, as a further mark of dis- tinction, that the words Dicey & CO.' S true Daffy's Elixir are printed, in large characters, at the top cf each bill r. f directions. It is soldi wholesale, and retail, by Dicey and Co. No lo, Bow Church. yard, in bottles at is. M. and 2s. 3d. each, duty included ; and retail by W. Minshull, h. W'almsley, and J. Carruthers, Lan- caster; T. Croft, T. Walker, and W. Addison, Preston; J. Wraith, and R. Parker, Blackburn ; C. Fenton, and M. Branthwaite, Kendal; W. Jackson, Ambleside; J. Soulby, and A. Outh- waite, Ulverston; A Nelson, Broughton; B. Townson, Burnley ; and by the principal verniers of patent medicines in every town throughout the kingdom.— Of whom may be had, from Dicey & Co.' s warehouse as above, s. d. 1 ih 1 lh Dr. Bateman's Drops Hooper's Female Pills - - - Anderson's Scots pills, join a box I ih Dr. Radcliffe's Purging Elixir 1 Bostock's Elixir 2 Stoughton's Elixir Friar's Balsam Pike's Ointment ih 3 1 ih 1 ih s. d. Bathing Spirits - 09 Squire's Grand Klixir - - - i S Godfrey's Cordial 0 9 Golden and Plain of Scurvy grass 1 lh Beaume de Vie - 36 Betton's British Oi! 1 ih Rymer's Tincture 29 Walker's Jesuit Drops - - - 2 9 FROM the nobleman to the peasant, in- toxication is the cause of many of tne disor- ders which now afflict mankind. When reason is thrown off her guard by the potent force of drink- ing to excess, it too often happens that this ' tn- prudcnce produces another, or, in plain terms, a connexion with a disordered or unclean person ; and frequently those whp are guilty of these indis- cretions are on the point of entering into the sacred band of wedlock, with a discreet and virtuous companion. What is the consequence of these repeated improprieties ?— The infectious poison which has lurked in the body of the hus and is communicated to the wife, and entailed upon tbe offspring, who comes into the world a disgusting spectacle to all beholders, and subject to the evil, eruptions ot the most inveterate tendency, tkc. A mechanic, who uses metal in the completion af any performance, that has not been properly re- fined, will find his woikmansbip break, crack, and display a variety of imperfections, in defiance of all pairis and diligence : it is exactly the same with those who enter into the state of wedlock without having their blood properly purified from the contagious distempers it receives through these errors, than which nothing is more efficacious than Dr. BRODUM'S Botanical Syrup, being an ad- mirable diuretic, and acting by perspiration, never failing to cure complaints of this nature, after they have lain dormant in the blood for seven, eight, or ten years. Although it is so effectual, it is at the same time so innocent, that a clijid, or a lying- in woman, might take it with the greatest safety ; nor is there the least danger of taking cold even in the most inclement season, which it is scarcely possible to escape duri'ng the admini- stration of a course of mercury. The Medicines to be had at the House, No. 9, Albion- street, Blackfriars Road, in bottles, at il. 2S.— IIS. and 6s. ( duty included) and of W. Minshull, Printer of this Paper, in Lancaster; Sumner, Clithero ; Walker, Preston; Branthwaire, Kendal; Shackleton, Skipton; Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale ; Soulby, Ulverston ; and of all medi- cine venders in the united kingdom. N. B.— A. D. Swinton, the proprietor ( Son of Dr. SWINTON, Fellow ofthe 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. RESPECTABLE ATTESTATIONS, THE CORDIAL BALM OF GILEAD, Unparalleled by any other advertised medicine in the world, given voluntarily by men of character and respectability, men who have daily wit- nessed its efficacy, and observe its sterling merit. TO S. SOLOMON, ESQ. M. D. . LIVERPOOL. FROM WORCESTER. SIR, Worcester, Sept. 5, 1796. Since I wrote you an answer to yoor last letter, I have sold the remaining part of the Cordial Balm of Gilead ; 1 must therefore request a fresh supply immediately, as I should be sorry to disappoint the patients who are now taking it. - 1 have the satis- faction of saying, that two ladies who have had several bottles, experienced great benefit from it, and mean to recommend it strongly. I am, Sir, yours respectfullv, THOMAS HOLL. FROM STOCKTON. SIR, Stockton, Oft. 10, 1797. In consequence of the surprising cure performed bv your Cordial Balm of Gilead, 011 Mr. Wilkin- son, of this place ( who wrote yotj an account of his case and cure) we continue to liave a great de- mand for the medicine. Indeed several other people in this place and neighbourhood bave re- ceived great benefit from it. You will immediately send us another box of the medicine, same as last, with the addition of a dozen of your " Guide to Health," by the first carrier. We are, Sir, your obedient servants, CHRISTOPHER & JENNET. Tobe had of W. MINSHULL, Printer of this, Paper, Mr. Woodburne, Mr. Clark, and Mr. Car- ruthers, in Lancaster; Mr. Addison, and Mr. Croft, Preston; Mr. Lyon, and Mr. Simcock,, Wigan; Mr. Ware, and Mr. Crosthwaite, White, haven; Mr. Jollie, and Mr. Scott, Carlisle; Mr. Lynch, Mi'. Staines, Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Thomp- son, and Messrs. Hargreaves, Manchester; Mr. Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale ; Mr. Branthwaite, Ken- dal ; and of all the reputable medicine venders, booksellers, & c. in every principal town in Eng- land, Ireland, Scotland, and America, who will deliver pamphlets gratis, with a variety of an. thentic document s inserted therein.
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