of the Banus (Vice-Roy) of Croatta, Count depend the welfare and prosperity of this Von Giulay, at Labach. The enemy's kingdom. troops had passed the Izonza. The retreat " Gentlemen of the House of Commors, of General Sto' chevien, from Dalmatia, is " We have it in command from his Ma. also a consequence of the change which has jesty to thank you for the liberal provision taken piace in the state of things. A which you have made for the services of the levy en mass is organizing in Croatia, in or present year; and to express the satisfaction der to protect the country froin further dan which his Majesty derives, from your having ger. The promptitude and zeal, with which been enabled to provide for those services, that people adopt and execute every extraor without any great and immediate burthens dinary measure of defence, is worthy of re upon his people. spect and imitation.

py His Majesty particularly commands us Nothing has cccurred on the frontiers of to acknowledge your prompt attention to Hungary. The garrison of Presburg is how-' his wishes, respecting an increased provision ever increased. Some French Hussars, had, for the poorer Clergy; an object in the highon the 18th of May, made inroads to the est degree interesting to his Majesty's feel. gates o Oedenburg, but they returned im ings, and deserving the consideration of Parmediately, without attempting to enter the liament. town. The insurrection troops of che pro " My L-ards and Gentlemen, "vince of Raab have made some prisoners in “ The atrocious and unparalleled act of vio. the neighbourhood of Wiselburg.

lence and treachery, by which the Ruler of Fifto sustrian Bulletin.-(Supplement.) France attempted to surprise aud to enslave the

The 22d of May was a very severe day, Spanish Nalion, while it has excited in Spain a but it had a niost lortunate result for the arms determined and unconquerableresistanceagainst of his Imperial Majesty. The French Grand the usurpation, and tyranny of the French Army was conveyed over the Danube, in the Government, has, at the same time, awakened nght of the 21st, by four bridges opposite to in other nations of Europe a determination ta Aspern. The Emperor Napoleon conducted resist, by a new effort, the continued and inthe troops in person. At the head of the creasing encroachments on their safety and Austrian troops was the Archduke Charles. independence.

•• The contest was continued through the “Although the uncertainty of all human whole day with the greatest obstinacy. At events, and the vicissitudes attendant upon the decisive moment the Archduke alighted war, forbid too confident an expectation of a from his horse, seized a standard, and led satisfactory issue to the present struggle his grenadiers against the French cavalry, against the common enemy of Europe, his which he routed. The first regiment of the Majesty commands us to congratulate you jusurrection greatly distinguished itself in this upon the splendid and inportant success which battle. The loss of the enemy is reckoned has recently crowned the arnis of the Empek at 20,000 in dead, and the Austrian army also ror of Austria, under the able and distinsustained considerable loss.

guished conduct of his Imperial Highness the “ On the 23d, the French retreated by the Archduke Charles.. bridges which still remained, over the Da “ To the efforts of Europe for its own denube. Their rear guard only still remained i liverance, his Majesty has directed us to asbut these also had manifested a disposition to

sure you, that he is determined to continue retreat when this intelligence came from his most strenuous assistance and support, head-quarters."

convinced that you will agree with him in

considering that every exertion for the re-es. GREAT BRITAIN.

tablishment of the independence and security On Wednesday, 21st of June, the Par- of other nations, is no less conducive to the Jiament was prorogued, by special com true interests, than it is becoming the charace

mission, when the following speech was ter and honour of Great Britain." : . delivered, in his Majesty's name, by the

Then a coininission for proroguing Lord Chancellor :

the Parliament was read. After which My Lords and Gentlemen,

the Lord Chancellor said • We are commanded by his Majesty to “ My Lords and Gentlemen, acquaint you, that his Majesty has great sa " By virtue of his Majesty's commission, tisfaction in being enabled, by the state of under the Great Seal, to us and other Lords the public business, to release you from your directed, and now read, we do, in his Majeslaborious atiendance in Parliament.

ty's name, and in obedience to his commands “ His Majesty doubts not, that on your prorogue this Parliament to Thursday's the return into your respective counties, you 10th day of August next, to be then here will carry with you a disposition to inculcate, holden; and this Parliament is accordingly borb by instruction and example, a spirit of prorogued to Thursday the 10th day of Au. attachment to those established laws and that gust next." happy Constitution, which it has ever been The Commons retired froin the Bar, his Majesty's anxious wish to support and to and the Lords Commissioners withdrew maintaing and upon which, under Providence; "froin the House,


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With Biographical Memoirs of distinguished Characters recently deceajed. BETWEEN ten and eleven o'clock on the ble matter communicated to the brig Leith,

night of Friday the 26th of May, a fire and all her upper works were destroyed, with wa3 discovered on the premises of Mr. Sea- part of her hull and decks. The fames, bourne, a block-maker, in Narrow-street, likewise communicated to the Jolly Sailor Limehouse. From the combustible nature public house, and to that of Mr. Bread, shoe of the stock in this and the adjoining work. maker, which were wholly destroyed. house, warehouses, &c. together with the From the second report of the Directors of narrowness of the street, the flames extended the Society of Friends of Foreigners in Diswith the utmost rapidity on both sides of the tress, it appears that from April, 1808, to way; aud notwithstanding the most prompt April, 1809, one hundred and twenty perand vigorous exertions of the firemen, both sons have received assistance from that is. by land and water, in about two hours time stitution, exclusive of several pensions, whore the following houses, together with an im- allowance conimenced in the preceding year. mense quantity of niasts, yards, blocks, sail. The sun expended for these purposes amountcloth, pitch, tar, &c. were totally consumed. ed to 5271. 18s. 101. 1. Mr. Seabourne's dwelling-house, work

MARRIED. shop, &c.-- 2. The shop, loit, and storehouse of Mr. Wisborg, sail-maker and ship-chandler, At Marybone, Sir Harry Verelst Darell, adjoining the former on the western side. bart. of Richmond Hill, 'to Amelia Maria 3. The dwelling-house and work-place of Anne, only daughter of the late W. Beecher, Mr. Bell, boat-builder, in the same direction, esq.-Walter Nugent, esq. of the county of up to the open landing-place of Ratcliff-cross. West Meath, Irelani, to Miss Sayers, of 4. The dwelling-house of Captain Estaby, of York Place.-- The Rev. John Boucher, viser the Ballast-office, on the eastern side of the of Kirknewton, Northumberland, to Salom. -first-mentioned house.-5. The Ship in Dis. Letitia, daughter of the late Richard Molesa tress, a public house, kept by a person of the worth, esq. and niece to Viscount M. ---Franname of Stevens, on the opposite side of the cis Popham, esq. of Backborough, Somersetway.-6. A private house adjoining the lat- shire, to Susannah, daughter of Michael Fen. ter, occupied by Mr. Jewsey. The Ballast wick, esq. of Lemmington, Northumberland. Office, next door to Capt. Estaby's, a lodging -G. Jackson, esq. of Gray's Inn Square, to house on the opposite side of the way belong. Miss Ann Gallaway. ing to a person of the name of Seale, and At St. Dunstan's in the West, Mr. Rogers, some others were very much damaged. of Boxbourn, Herts, to Miss Laurie, daugi

About two, the following morning, a fire ter of Robert L. esq. of the same place. broke out on the premises of Mr. Smeeton, At St. Andrew's Holborn, W. Lewis, esq. printer, St. Martin's-lane, which was sub of Walbrook, to Miss Filmer, daughter of dued before 4 o'clock, though with the com Sir Edward F. bart. of East Sutton Place, plere destruction of the house and every par. Kent. ticle of property. Mr. and Mrs. Smeeton At Walthamstow, F. Evans, jun. esq. to perished in the fames! One of the appren- Harriet, third daughter of John Locke, esq. tices was alarmed, and having awakened his At Barnard, Mr. W. Jay, of Whetstone, twu fellow-apprentices, went down stairs to to Elizabeth, youagest dinglater of the late give their master the alarm; but they were B. Bradbury, of Richmonj. unable to force their way to his apartment, By special licence, at the Duchess of Leinor to rouse him from his slumber; while che ster's, Grosvernor Place, Vicomte Chabot, to increasing smoke and flames cornpeiled them Amelia Maria Anne, sister to the Duke of to attend to their own safety; and having Leinster. alarmed the inaid-servant, they, with difficul At l'wickenham, Capt Carmichael, of the ty effected their escape over the leads of the 9th Dragoons, to Miss Mackenzie. roof of the adjoining public. house. Each At Tottenham, Mr. Charles Deacon, of side was in very great danger, and apprehen- Milk-street, to Ann, second daughter of w. sions were entertained lese the stables of the Housun, esq. of Markfield, Hamiord Hill. Golden Cross Inn should take fire; the horses At Camberwell, Mr. Thomas Gribule, jun. were therefore conveyed away. Some da-, to Lydia, daughter of G. W. Le Grand, esą, mage has been sustained by the Northumber. At Lime hou;e, F. ). Jago, esf. surgeun ia land Coffee house, situate in a narrow court the Royal navy, to Jane, daughter'oi Çap:aiu immediately behind the premises. It is not Whitinorę, of Blackheath, known how the-fire happened.. The unfor Richard Morgail, esq. to Miss Maria Green. tunate couple had been married but three wollers, grand-iaughter of John Luckart, esą. months.

of Sherfield-house, Ganipshire, and niece to The same morning, a fire broke out in the J. J. Lockart, M.P. for the city of Oxford. store-room belonging to Mr. Fletcher, pro. At St. George's Church, Bioom.sbury, prietor of the Shadwell Dock;. the combustiHarry Edgell, esų. of Rislip, Hiddlesex, yo


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Caroline, eldest daughter of Francis Gosling, vited by his fellow.citizens, yet his influence esų. of Bloomsbury-square.

was justly great on all the public questions At St Bride's, Fleet-street, Mr. William of the day: his examination at the bar of Caslon, jus. of Salisbury Square, letter foun. the House of Comnions, and his advice on der, to Miss Bonner..

the subject of the Amercian dispute, were so At Stoke Newington, John Shaw, esq. of clear, so intelligent, and so wise, that, Dublin, to Harriet, fourth daughter of jona- though not followed, Lord North publicly than Eade, esg.-T. W. Harvey, esq. of acknowledged he had. derived more informaFerring House, Essex, to Miss Johnstone, tion from him than from all others on the daughter of E. J. esq.

east of 'Temple-bar. It was the revolution At Lambeth, w. Dovey, esq. of Clapham that deterozined hini to wind up his extensive Common, to Miss Ann Thornton, of Kene concerns, and to retire ; but not as busy men zington.

generally retire-to the indulgence of mere At Hackney, Mr. Thomas Howell, sur. personal luxury. His benevolent heart congeon, to Mary, dangbter of Dennis de Berdt, sinued active in his retreat. He distributed esq. of Clapton.

his ample fortune in the most sublime ways. At St. Margaret's, Westminster, J. H. Instead of making all those persons whom he Frere, esq. to Miss Marian Martin, youngest loved dependent on his future bounty, as daughter of Matthew M. esq. of Poet's expectants at his death, he became, himself, Corner.

the executor of his own will, and by the At Great Stanmore, Major Montalembert, . most magnificent aid to all his relatives, he permaneng assistant in the quarter-master ge not only laid the foundation, but lived to see neral's department, ro Elizabeth Rose Forbes, the maturity, of all those establishments only daughter of James F., Esq. of Stanmore which now give such importance to his fa

mily. Nor was it merely to his relations At Lambeth, Mr. A. A. Mieville, of Ber- that this seasonable friendship was given, but nard-street, to Miss Mary Ann, third daugh- to the young men, whom he had bred in his ter of James Browne, esq. of Brighton. mercantile house, and of whose virtuous dis

At 'St. George's, Hanover-square, John positions he approved. Some of the most Straston, of Hawley, Gloucester, esq. to eminent merchants in the city of London are Maria, youngest daughter of the late John proud to acknowledge the gratitude they owe Bower Jodrell, of Henbury, Chester, esq. to David Barclay, for the ineans of their first

Lord Viscount Turnour, son of the Earl introduction into life, and for the benefits of * of Wintertoun, to Miss Heys, daughter of his counsel and countenance in their early Mrs. H. of Upper Sunbruy Lodge, Middle- stages of it. lc is a proof of the sagacity of

his patronage that he had very few occasions At Bromley, Mr. T. Curtis, bookseller, of to repent of the protection he had conferred. London, to Miss Reynoldson, daughter of And the uninterrupted happiness he enjoyed

for many years in the midst of the numerops

connections he had reared, held out a lively DIED.

example, and a lesson to others, of the value At Walthamstow, in his 81st year, David of a just, and well-directed beneficence. His Barclay, esq. the only surviving grandson of virtue was not limited to his relatives, to his Robert Barclay, of Urie, author of the cele. friends, to his sect, to his country, or to the brated Apology for the Quakers. He was

colour of his species--he was a man of the bred to business in the city of London, and

warmest affections, and therefore loved his - was long at the head of a most extensive family and friends--he was a patriot, and house in Cheapside, chiefly engaged in the therefore preferred 'nis own country to all American trade, and the affairs of which he others; but he was a Christian, and felt for closed at the commencement of the revolu

the human race.

No man therefore was tion. He was, at that time, as much dis. ever more active than David Barclay, in protinguished by his talents, knowledge, integ. moting whatever might ameliorate the consity, and power, as a merchant, as he has dition of man-largely endowed by Providence been ever since in retirement by his patriot. with the means, he felt it to be his duty to jsm, philanthrepy, and munificence. We can set great examples; and when an argument not form to ourselves, even in imagination, was set up against the emancipation of the the idea of a character more perfect than that negroes from slavery, " that they were too or David Barclay. Graced ling nature with a ignorant and too barbarous for freedom," ke ino$t nobile form, all the qualities of his resolved, at his own expense, to demonstrate mind and the heare correspond d with the the fallacy of the impulation. Having had an grandeur of his exterior. The superiority of chiute in Jamaicu fail to him, he determined this understanding confirmed the impression at the expense of 10,000t. to emancipate the which the dignity of his demeanor made on

wliole gang (as they are termed) of slaves. all; and though, by the tenets of his religious He did chis with his usual prudence as well jaith, he abstained from all the honeurs of as generosity. He sent out an agent to public trust, to which he was frequently in. Jamaica, and made him hiss a vessel, in


J. R. esq.

which they were all transported to America, In Clifford-street, Ckarles Montague, esq. where the little community was established surgeon to the forces. in various handicraft trades; the members of At Paddington, Margaret, wife of Mr. it prospered under the blessing of his care, Elliott, of Oxford-street. and lived to shew that the black skin inclosed In Beaumont-street, Mrs. Isabella Ann Carr, bearts as full of gratitude, and minds as ca sister of the Rev. Colston C. vicar of Great pable of improvement, as that of the proudest Ealing. 72. white. Such was the conduct of this En'lish At Clapham, Mrs. Cecil, of Old Bondmerchant! During all this course of well street. duing, his own manners were simple, his At Clapham Common, Mrs. Walters, wife hospitality large, and his charities universal. of David W.

esq. He founded a house of industry near his own At Chelsea, Sir William Henry Douglas, residence, on such solid principles, that, though bart, vice-admiral of the blue. 81. He is it cost him 15001. for several years, he suce succeeded in his title by his brother, a lie was ceeded in his object of making it a source of tenant-colonel in the army, and commandanc comfort, and even of independence, to all the of the Royal Military College at High well.disposed families of the poor around. Wycombe. The numberiess individual acts of his bene. In Soho Square, General Rainsford. 81. volence, though discriminate, was never de. At Finchley, Robert Allan, esg. graded by the narrowness of a religious dis At Roslyn, near Hampstead, R. Milligan, tinction. Mr David Barclay was twice married esq. he had but one daughter by his first mar In Foley Place, Mrs. Hayward, relict of riage, who was married to Richard Gurney, T. H. esq. of Bletchingley. esq. of Norwich. She was a most beautiful In St. Alban’s-street, Mrs. Brookes, wife of and benevolent woman, every way worthy of Mr. B. solicitor. such a father. She died some years ago, In Rodney Buildings, Mary, wife of D. leaving issue, Hudson Gurney, esq. and the King, esq. of Southwark. wife of Sampson Hanbury, esq.-Nothing At Richmond, Henry, eldest son of J. D. could surpass the tranquillity of his last mo Thomsort, esq. one of the commissioners of ments. He was composed, cheerful, and re his Majesty's navy. 15. signed. He had no struggle with life; he ra In Bearbinder-lane, Mr. Moy Thomas, socher ceased to live than felt the pang of licitor. 58. death.

At Twickenham, Mrs. Throckmorton, wife In Rachbone Place, Mr. Job» Nichol's; ' of W. T.esq. editor and proprietor of the Sunday Monitor. In Queen-square, Mrs. Blissett, relict of At Homerton, Mrs. Roberdeau.

J. B. esq. of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. 90. In Rarton-sti eet, Westminster, Themas Par. In Glucester Place, G.-Clark, esq. 'banker, rati, esq.

of Lombard-street. In Hornsey-lane, Highgate, Mrs. Dodd, In Dover.street, Cbarlotte, daughter of wife of Thomas D. esq.

Commissioner Bowen. 14. In York Place, City Road, William Lang In Half Moon-street, in consequence of her ston, esq.

muslin dress taking fire, Miss Cummins, the At Fort Place, Bermondsey, Martba, wife daughter of a gentleman of fortune in the of Joseph Watson, L.L.D.

West Indies, 19. In Greek-street, Soho Square, Mr. 7. P. At the Charterhouse, the Rev. William Lloyd. De la Grange, late a bookseller there, 71. 72.

In Red Lion Square, Sarab, only daughter In Eatou-street, Pimlico, Samuel Esdale, of W. Sayer, esq..

Esq. At Lee, David Papillon, esq. late senior In Lombard-street, aged 68, William Etty, commissioner of the excise. 80.

esq. of the house of Bodiey, Eity, and Bodley, In Upper Thames-street, Benjamin Sbaw, gold and silver lace, fringe, and epaulet maesq. many years one of the common council nufasturers. His death was occasioned by a for the ward of Queenhithe.

mortification in his foot, brought or by hav. In Hoxton Square, Mr. Robert Crosby. ving unfortunately cut his toe to the quick, In Charles-square, Hoxton, Mr. Natbaniel which in six wecks proved fatal, notwithCarbertoad, letter-founder. 44.

standing the united skill and exertions of the George, youngest son of Robert Hoggard, most eminent of the faculty. esq. of Foxgrove, Beckenbam, Kent. 17. In Jermyn-street, aged 86, Sir George Baker,

In Staple lon, Mr. Thomas Strickland, soli- bart. M.D. F.R.S. and physician in ordinary citor. 36.

to his Majesty. He was formerly of King's At Vauxhall, Mr. Robert L. Le Mercier, College, Cambridge, B.A. 1745, M.A. 1749, At Hackney, Mr. Paroissien, sen. 73. MD: 1756. MANTHLY Mac. No. 186.

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WITH ALL THE MARRIAGES AND DEATHS; Arronged geographically, or in the Order of the Counties, from North to South * Communications for this Department of the Monthly Magazine, properly are

thenticuted, und sent free of Postage, are always thankfully received. Those are more particulurly acceptable which describe the Progress of Local Improvements of any Kind, or which contain Biographical Anecdotes or Facts relative to eminent or remurkuble Characlers recently deceased.


At Newcastle, Mr. James Sharpe, storeOn Monday, the 15th May, the inhabi- keeper of the royal artillery, 47.-Mr. Rolants of Alnwick, and its vicinity, were gra- bert Pasley, 63.-Mrs. Mary Smith, 95.tified by the completion of an undertaking Mr. John Stoddart, partner in the patent hitherto unátienipted in the north, viz. the ropery of Shadforth and Studdart.-Mr. Mat." delivering of coais' at Alnwick, from Shile thew Smith, 70.-Mrs. Milburn, 75.-Mrs. bottle colliery, by waggons conveyed along a

Teasdale. metal rail-road. The immense sums annu At Belford, Mr. Joseph Mills, 72. ally paid for this indispensable necessary of At Darlington, Mr. Jobn Ridsdale. Mrs. life in the county town of Northumberland, Smurthwaite. have long been severely felt, and of late years At Acomh, Mr. Joseph Hutchinson. have produced the effect of almost depriving

At Hexham, Mr. Thomas Miles, 82. the poorer classes of the community of so At Morpeth, Mrs. Thompson, wife of Mr. essential a comfort in this chill climate : Thomas Thompson, 31. coals have la:ely been sold to the consumer At Whickham, Mr. James Bridges, 73. at the exhorbitant rate of two guincas a New At Dilston Park, Miss Ann Brown, 28. castle chaldron, (a price unexampled in any Ac Wharmley, John Snowball, esq. 69. other part of the county,) mearly one-half of At Bellingham, Mr. Farrer, officer of which was charged.by hired cartmen for lead. excise. ing. The rail-road passes invariably through At Berwick, Mr. William Richardson, 72. the grounds of his Grace the Duke of North. Mrs. Lendergan, 60. umberland, the proprietor of the minc; and, At Troughend, Miss Thompson, 23. by its judicious direction, the distance is only At Aikton, the Rev. M. Wilkinson, curate three miles from the colliery to the staith, of that parish, 53. possessing the most important advantage, that At Thropple, Mr. Thomas Brewis, 72. not a shilling way-leave is paid. Cuals have At Alnwick, Mr. Thomas Lawson. already considerably fallen in price, and the At the Fell-side, near Hexham, of a ty. whole of this spirited and laudable under- phus fever, Mr. John Farbridge, 42. His taking has been planned and executed by, and daughter Grace, (who introduced it into the at the sole expense of, Mr. John Taylor, the family,) died April 27, aged 19. john Far.' lessee of Shilbottle colliery,

bridge, aged 8 years, on the 12th May. Janie, Married.) At Newcastle, Benjamin Sors- his mother, May 13

to Miss Robertson, daughter of At Coldstream, AIrs. Bell, wife of Mr. Thomas Robertson,esg.---Mr. William Fisher, George Bell, 82. to Miss. Jane Harriet Clayton, daughter of Robert Clayton, one of the aldermen of this Married.] At Carlisle, Mr. Richard Fercorporation. -Mr. James Young, master of guson, eldest son of Richard Ferguson, esq. the Aurora, of this port, to Miss Jackson, of tu Miss Margaret Giles, youngest daugbcer Berwick.Mr. Greensitt, to Miss Howey, of Mrs. Giles. his own niece.

Ac Wigton, Mr. M. Harrison, printer and At Alnwick, Mr. William Cook, wine. bookseller, of Carlisle, to Miss Martindale, merchant, to Elizabeth, daughter of Anthony only daughter of the late Mr. Martindale, at

torney. At Durham, Mr. Thomas Coldcleugh, to At Gretna Green, Mr. J. W. Lorrian, of Miss Isabella Stout.

Brampton, to Miss Walton, only daughter of Ac Bishopwearmouth, Captain Clay, of Henry Walton, esq. of Alston, in this the Herefordshire militia, to Miss Pemberton, county, daughter of Stephen Pemberton, esą.

Dieda] At Whitehaven, Mr. John Herret. Died:] At Durham, the Rev. Edward Par -Miss Margaret Briggs, 21; and her mother, ker, rect«r of St. Mary.le-Bow, in that city, Mrs. Margaret Briggs, 50.-Mr. Lancelot and vicar of Kirk Merrington, 44.-Mrs. Sumpton,.80.--Mrs. Collins. Carr, 89.-- Francis, son of the late Henry At Egremont, Mrs. Mary Dougherty. Mlethold, esq. 20.

At Carlisle, Mrs. Ann Rammage, 69.


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