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* Tbe Prime of life;" a favourite Dance, arranged
as a Rondo fór íbe Piano-forte, by M. Holst. 35, 6d.
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and inscribed to Miss M. Donet; of Newcastle,
County of Mayo, by 1. 18. Holden, Nus. Bac.
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REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Cure of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the
20th of September to the 201h of October, 1810.
A VERY remarkable number of cases and furred tongue on awakening, and A where giddiness of the head or ver. from that sallowness of the skin which tigo, has been the principal symptom, is usual in various cases of habitual, or have recently occurred within the re. constitutional weakness. But none of these porter's professional observation. In circumstances, either separately or 110 three of the cases the patients were combination, afford evidence of an overfemales, in which it was attended with flow of bile: the uneasy feelings and the symptoms of hysteria: in the men, it foul taste, may be attributed to the genes was accompanied with features of hypo. ral bad condition of all the organs of die chondriasis, which may in general be gestion, from the mouth to the farther regarded as a masculine form of the saine extremity of the alimentary canal. As disease. The remedies in such cases for the yellow hue of the complexion, it must of course be varied according to may be accounted for by the unhealthy the variety of causes which may produce, state of the cutaneous glands; the bile or circumstances which may attend, the may have no share in it. malady. Purgatives have often a most T he reporter has certainly much important effect, although, even this raised his estimation of the powers class of medicine has perhaps been of the medical art by a more protracted excessively extolled, and loo exten- experience of its operations; at the sively recommended. When the ver- same time he is by no means disposed to tigo appears to have arisen from the state regard every favourable termination of of the brain, or the nervous systein in a disease as a cure of it. There is general, blisters applied to the head, are an inherent bias observable in the of almost infallible advantage.
anirnal economy tu restore health. “As Measles and scarlatina have been on the surface of a lake which clearly usually prevalent. In the furiner as well reflects the sky, and hills, and verdanit as the latter disease, the reporter has re- scenes around its borders, when it is commended the sponging of the body with disturbed by the falling of a stone, in. tepid water. This mode of washing in mediately endeavours to recover its scatmeasles has not hitherto been comunn, tered inayes, and restore them to the but it perhaps deserves to be so, from same beaureuus order in which they are the unequivocal utility which it has ex. wont to appear; in like manner, when hibited in the cases where the experi. the natural course of the animal economy ment has been made by the reporter. is interrupted and disturbed by disease,
The reporter has had several patients the powers of the constitution are conof late, who erroneously fancied that they tinually endeavouring to restore its orHere bilious. There is not indeed a more gans to the perfect use of their functions, ordinary, nor perhaps a more mischievous, and to recover its usual vigour and seabsurdity amongst the hypochondriacal, revity."
: J. Reip. the hysterical, and the dyspeptic, than Grenville-street, Brunswick-square, this imagination. The idea of an excess
October 20, 1810,of bile often arises merely from those uneasy feelings in the abdomen that acbompany indigestion; from a foul taste * Dr. Moore's Medical Sketches.
STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN OCTOBER.
Containing official Papers and authentic Documents.
vision, attacked the escort of the military COUNT Gottorp, the late King of Swe- chest and reserve artillery, near Tojal, on
den, has been at Petersburgh. Previous the 201h insiant. his departure, he addressed a letter to the He took two officers and 100 prisoners; but King and Dive of Seden, where. n he up
the enemy collected a force from the front braids then with their recent choice of a
and rear, which obliged him to retire again
and rear, wr Crown Prince which he terins inominiaus towards the Douro. and disgracetul ii the highest degre, and
I understand that the enemy's communi. consigo, the government in eternal oblivion
cation with Almeida is completely cut off; and contemp', asun orthy the consideration
ad he possesses only the ground on which of their lawful monarch.
his army stands.
My dispatches of the 20th instant will have TESTY
informed you of the measures which I had By letters from Turkey, it appears that atop'er!, and which were in progress to col. the Grand Sign'or las joined the Grand Vi- leci' the ariny in this neighbourhood, and zier's army with very consider ble body of if possible to prevent the enemy from oba troops, and that stili greater reinforcements raining possession of this town, were expected. The whole is calcula «d at On the 21s! the enemy's advanced guard 303,0co men. The Grand Signior is said pushed on to Sr. Cambadao, at the junction to have sworn by the Prophet, that he will of the rivers Cruz and Dao; and Brigadier. bring the war with Russia to a speedy and general Pack rerired across the former, and fortunate conclusion.
joined Brigadier-general Crawfurd at More ITALY.
iagos, haying destroyed the bridges over those On the 14th July, the Senator Lucien Bo
two rivers. The enemy's advanced guard naparte, with his wife and children, and the
crossed the Criz, having repaired he bridge, greater part of his collectio: ot works of art,
on the aid, and the whole of the 6th corps
' was collected on the other side of the river; embarked at Civita Vecchia, on board an Anerican frigate for America.
an: I therefore withdrew the cavalry through
The Sierra de Busaco, with the exception of NEW SOITU WALES.
three squadrons, as the ground was unfa. The new governor of this colony, Lachlan yourable for the operations of that arm. M'Quarrie, eg. arrived there on board the On the 25t's the whole of the 6th and of the Dromedary naval store-shir, on the zoth of ad corps crossed the Criz, in the neighbour. December last, and on landing the next day, hood of St. Cambadao; and Brigadier-genewas received with the usual honours. Soon ral Crawfurd's division and Brigadier-geneafterwards the troops formed a square, in the ra! Pack's brigade, retired to the position centre of which the goveri or took his station which I had fixed upon for the army on the with his soite, and was received by a general top of Sierra de Busaco, These troups were salute. His Majesty's commission was then followed in this movement by the whole of Jead, and his Excellency delivered a specch, the corps of Ney and Regnier, (the 6th and expressive of his firm intention to exercise 2d) but it was conducted by Brigadier-genethe authority with which he was invested, ral Crawfurd with great regularity, and the with strict justice and impartiality, and of troops took their po:inion without sustaining his hopes that te dissentions and jealousies any loss of importance. which had unfortunately existed in the Co- The 4th Portuguese Cacadores, which had lony for some time previous, would be now retired on the right of the other troops, and terminated for ever. A proclamation was the picquets of the įd division of infantry, subsequently issued by the Governor on the which were posted at St. Antonio de Cantaro, 2s1h of February, noticing the prettigate under Major Smith of the 45th, were enhabits and dissolute manners of some of the gaged with the advance of Regnier's corps colonists, and declaring his determination in the atiernoon, and the former shewed that to encourage lawful marriage by every pos- steauiness and gallantry which others of the sible means, and to punish those persons Portuguese troops have since manifested... who kept open licentious and disorderly The Sierra de Busaco is a high ridge, which houses.
extends from the Mondego in a northerly die GREAT BRITAIN.
rection about eight miles, Downing-street, Oct. 14, 1810. At the highest point of the ridge, about A 1.-............ .. . .. two miles from its termination, is the core
two miles from its termination, 'is the conA dispatch, of which the following is
vent and garden of Busaco. The Sierra of # Copy, was received this day at the Busaco is connected by a mountainous tract Earl of Liverpool's office, addressed to of country with the Sierra de Caramula, his lordship, from Lieutenant-veneral which exiends in a north-easterly direction Lord Viscount Wellington, K. B. dated beyond Viten, and separates the valley of Coimbra, the 30th September, 1810.
the Mondego from the valley of the Douro,
on the left of ine Mondego. Nearly in a My Lond---While the enemy was ad- line with she Sierra de Busaco is another vancing from Celerico and Francoso upon ridge of the same description, which is called Vizen, the different divisions of militia and the Sierra de Murcella, cuvered by the river ordenanza were em ployed upon their lauks Alva, and connected by other mountainous and rear; and Colonel Tran, with his ci tracts with the Sierra d'Estella.
All the roads to Coimbra from the eastward, the 8th Portuguese regiment, distinguished lead over one or the other of these Sierras. themselves. Major-general Picion reports They are very difficult tor the passage of an of the gıh and 2 st Portuguese jeziments, army, the approach to the top of the ridge commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Susion, on both sides being mountainous. As the and by Lieutenant-colonel de Aroujé Bacelapproach of the enemy's whole army was on lar, and of the Portuguese artillery, comthe ridge of the Mor dego, and as it was evi- manded by Lieuten dent that he intended to force our posiiion, Major General Leith reports the good conLieutenant-general Hull crossed that river, duct of the royals, ist battalion gth, and und by a short movemren to his left, on the battalion 38th regiment; and I beg to assure morning of the 261h, leaving Colonel le Cor your lordship that I never witnessed a more sith his brigade on the Sierra de Marcella, to gallant attack than that made by the 28th. cover the right of the army; and Major-gene- 45th, and 8th Portuguese regime. t, on the sal Fane, with his division of Portuguese ca- enemy's division which had reached the ridge valry, and therzth light dragoons, in front of of the Sierra. the Alva, to observe and check the move- On the left, the enemy attacked with three ments of the enemy's cavalry on the Monde- divisions of infantry of the 6th corps, that go. With this exceprion, ihe whole army part of the Sierra occupied by the left diviwas collected upon Sierra de Busaco, with sion, commanded by Brigadier-general Craw. the British cavalry, ob erving the plain in furd, and by the brigade of Portuguese inthe rear of its left, and the road leading from fantry, commanded by Brigadier-general Mortagoa to Oporio, through the mountain- Pack. ous tract which connects the Sierra de Busaco One division of infantry only made any with the Sierra de Caramula.
progress towards the top of ihe hill, and they The Sth corps joined the enemy in our were immediatele charged with the bayonet front on the 26th, but he did not make any by Brigadier-general C. awfurd with the 48th, serious attack on that day. The light troops 520, and 95th regiments, and the id Portuon both sides were engaged throughout the guese Cacadores, and driven down with ima line.
mense loss. Arsix in the morning of the 27th, the Brigadier-general Cleman's brigade of Porenemy mae two desperate attacks upon our tuguese iufantry, which was in reserve, was position, ihe one on the night, the other on moved up to support the right of Brigadierthe left of the highest point of the Sierra. general Crawfurd's division, and a battalion The attack upon the righi, was made by two of the 19th Portugese regiment, under the divisions of the ad corps, on that part of the command of lieutenant-colonel Macbean, Sierra cccupied by the 3d division of infantry. made a gallant and successful charge uron a One division of Franch infantry arrived at body or another division of the enemy, which ile top of the ridge, when it was attacked in was endeavouring to penetrate in that quarthe most gallant manner by the 88th regi- ter. ment, under the command of the Honorable In this attack Brigadier-general Crawfurd, Lieutenant-colonel Wallace, and the 45th Lieutenant-colonels Beckwith of the 95th, regiment under the command of the Honor and Barclay of the sid, and the commanding able Lieutenant-colonel Meade, and by the officers of the regiments engaged, distindih Portuguese regiment under the command guished themselves. of Lieutenant-colonel Douglas, directed by Besides these attacks, the light troops of Major-general Picion.
the two armies were engaged throughout the These three corps advanced with the bay. 27th, and the 4th Po.tuguese Cicadores, and onet, and drove the enemy's division from the the ist and 6ih reginenis, direcied by Biladvantageous ground which they had obiain- ladier-general Pack and commiandedly Liened. The other division of the ad corps al- tenant-colonel de Rego Benito, Lieutenanttacked further on the right, by the road lead colonel Hill, and Major Armstrong, shewed ing by St. Antonio de Cantaro, also in tront great steadiness and galiantry. of Major-general Picton's division. His The loss sustained by the enemy in his division was repulsed before it could reach the attack of the 2711 has been enormous. top of the ridge, by the 74th regiment under I understand that the General of division the command ot the Honorable Lieutenant- Merle and General Mauc n, are wounded; colonel French, and the brigade of Puriu- and General Simon wis taken prisoner by the guese infantry, under the command of Colo- 52d regimeni, aind; colonels, 33 othcers, and Lue! Champelmond, directed by Colonel 2 jo men. Mackinnon; Major-general Leith also moved The eneinv left 2000 killed upon the field to his left, to the support of Major-general of battle, and I understand from ihe prisoneis Picion, and aided in the defeat of the enemy and deseriers, that the loss in woulded is on this post, by the 3d baitalion royals, the immense. ist battalion, and the 2d battalion 38ih regi. The enemy did not renew his attack exment.
cepting by the fire of his light iroops on the In these attacks Major-generals Leith and 2011, but he moved a large body of aniantry Picton, Colonels Mackinnon and Champel- and cavalry from the lett of his centre to the woud of the Portuguese service, who was rear, from whence I saw his cavalry in inarch vounded, Lieutenant-colonel Wallace, the on the road which leads from Moriagoa over Honorable Lieutenant-colonel Meade, Lieu- the mountains towards Oporto. tenant colonel Sur on of ihe gth Portuguese ( bave also to me vioni in a particular jegiment, Major Smith of the 45th regiment, manner the conduct of captain Dansey, uf who was unfortunately killed, Lieutenant- the 38th regiment, solonel Douglas, and Mujur Birminghans of
Having thought it probable that he would to Brigadier-general Howarth, and the Ar: endeavour to turn our left by that road, I had tillery, and particularly to Lieu tenant-colodirected Colonel Trant, with his division of nel Fletcher, Captain Chapman, and the offi. nilitia, 10 march to Sardao, with the in- cers of the Royal Engineers. tention that he should occupy those moun. I must likewise mention Mr. Kennedy, rains, but unfortunately he was sent round and the officers of the Commissariat, which by Oporto by the general officer commanding department has been carried on most suca in the North, in consequence of a small de- cessfully.' tachment of the enemy being in possession I should not do justice to the service, or to of St Pedro de Sul; and, notwithstanding my own feelings, if I did not take this opporThe efforts which he made to arrive in time, tunity of drawing your Lordship's attention he did not reach Sardae till the 28th at night, to the merits of Marshal Beresfürd. To him after the enemy was in possession of the exclusively, under the Portuguese govern. ground.
ment, is due the merit of having raised, for. As it was probable that in the course of med, disciplined, and equipped the Portathe night of the 28th the enemy would throw guese army, which has now shown itself cahis whole army upon that road by which he pable of engaging and defeating the enemy. could avoid he Sierra de Busaco, and reach I have besides received from him, upon al
bv the bigh road to Oporto, and occasions, all the assistance which his expethus the aimy would have been exposed to rience and abilities, and knowledge of this he cut off from that towy), or to a general country, have qualified him to afford me. action on less favourable ground; and as I The enemy has made no movement in had reinforcements in my rear, I was in- Estramadura, or in the northern Provinduced to withdraw from the Sierra de Busaco. ces, since I addressed your Lordship last. The enemy did break up in the mountains at My last accounts from Cadiz are of the eleven at night of the 28th, and he made gth instant. *the march expected. . His advanced guard I inclose a return ofthe killed and wouuded was at Avelans, in the road from Oporto to of the alled armies in the course of the 25th, Coimbra, yesterday; and the whole army 26th, 27th, and 25th instant. I send this was seen in march through the mountains ; dispatch by my Aid-de-camp Captain Burgh, ihat vnder my command, however, was al- to whom I beg to refer your lordship for any ready in the low country, between the Sierra further details, and to recommend him to de Busaco and the sea; and the whole of it, your lordship's notice, with the exception of the advanced guard,
I have the honour to be, &c. is this day on ihe left of the Mondego,
WELLINGTON, Although, from the unfortunate circum- Return of Ibe Killed, Wounded, and Missing, is sta: ce of ihe delay of Colonel Trant's arrival Lord Wellington's Army, on tbe 250 and 26b. at Sardao, I am apprehensive that I shall. Captain Hoey, Deputy Adjutant General not succeed in eftecting the object which I of the ggth reg. severely wounded; Cornet had in view in pas-ing the Mondego, and Keating, of the 16th Light Dragoons, in occupyi gine Sierra de Busaco, I do not slightly: 2 serie
Igntly; 2 sergeants, s rank and file, woundTegret my having done so. This movement ed. 7 rank and file missing. has afforded me a favourable opportunity of The return in the action at Busaco on the shewing the enemy the description of troops 271h of September, is as follows: Major of which shis ariny is composed; it has Smith, Captain Urquhart, and Lieutenant bronghi the Pori uguese levies into action Onsley, of the 45th reg. and Lieutenant with the enemy for the first time in an ad- Henry Johnson, of ihe 88th, killed. vantageous situation; and they have proved Wounded.---1$t bair. 5.d foot, Lieut,-col. That the trouble which has been taken with Barclay, slightly, 701h foot, Lieutenan-cothem has not been thrown away, and that lonel C. Cainpbell, Assistant Adjutant Gethey are worthy of contending in the same neral, ditto. w3d foot, Captain jord Fitz. sanks with British troops, in this interest- roy Somerset, aid-de-camp to Lord Wel. ing cause, which they afford the best hopes lington, ditto. 154 foot guards, Captain of saving.
Marquis of Twerdale, Deputy Assistant Throughout the contest upon the Sierra, Quarter-master General, ditio. ist bati, and in all the previous marches, and in those 40th foot, Captain George Preston, aide-dewhich we bave since made, the whole army camp to Sir B. Spencer, ditio. Ist batt, 7th has conducted themselves in the most regular foot, Lieutenant Marr, ditto, 1st batt, gib manner. Accordingly all the operations foot, Lieutenant Lindsay, severely. 2d batt. have been carried with ease, the soldiers 24th foot, Captain Meachan, slightly. 20 have suffered no privations, have undergone bait. 38th foot, Lieutenant Miller, ditto, ist mo unnecessary fatigue, there has been no batt, 45th foot, Major Gwyn, severely Lieu loss of stores, and the army is in the highest tenants Harris and Tyler, ditto; Lieutenant spirits.
Anderson, slightly. ist batt. s. th foot, I have received throughout the service, the Major Napier, severely. ist batt. 52d fool, greatest assistance from the general and siáff Captain George Napier, slighily ; Lieule officers.
nant C. Wood, ditto. '5th batt. 63th foot, Lieurenant General Sir Brent Spencer has Lieutenant-colonel Williams, and Captain given me the assistance which his experience Andrews, ditio; Lieutenants Jorie anu Eberenables him to afford me, and I am particu- stein, severely; Lieutenant Frankeine, larly indebted to the Adjutant and the Quar- slightly. 74th foot, Lieutenant Cargell, se termaster-general, and the officers of their verely. 181. batt. 79th foot, Captain Dou. departments, and to Lieutenant-colonel Ba- glas, ditto. 2d batt. 83d fooi, Lieutendo burst, and the officers of my personal staff; Colihurst, slightly. isi bait. Sith tool,
for Silver, severely (since dead); Major sion of arms, and on honourable terms to M'Gregor, and Captain Dermott, severely; surrender the island. There was not a moCaptains Daisey and Burv, slightly; Lieu- ment to be lost in saving an enemy comtenants Fitzpatrick and Nickle, and Ensign pletely in our power, and I accordingly isLeonard, severely. ist bati, of the line of sued immediate orders for the troops to halt. the King's German Legion, lieutenant Du- Thus, sir, in a few hours, has this rich, nog, slightly. ad ditto, Major Wurmb, extensive, and valuable colony, been added ditto. Detachment zd light ditto, Lieut, to his Majesty's dominions, with a populaStolte, severely.
tion of upwards of 100,000 souls, and with a tt. 79th foot, Captain A. loss on our part comparatively trifling when Cameron.
the nature of the service is considered, a reTotal ---] Major, i Captain, 2 Lieute turn of which accompanies this dispatch, with nants, i Ensign, 5 Serjeants, 97 rank and a copy of the capitulation. file, killed; 3 Lieutenani-colonels, s Majors, I have deemed it proper, for the present, je Captains, 16 Lieutenants, i Ensign, zí to divide the island into two districts, N rib Serjeants, 3 drummers, 434. rank and file, East, and South West, in order to facilitate wounded; í Captain, i serjeant, 29 rank the distribution of the troops to the different and file, missing.
out-posts, and I have the satisfaction to say, C. STEWART, Maj. Gen. and Adj. Gen. that those arrangements have been already N. B. The officer and men returned mis- effected, and that that part of the force insing, are supposed to be prisoners of war. tended to be employed on the ulterior object Return of tbe killed, Wounded, Missing, and Pric of the expedition, is now in readiness to move soners of War, of ibe Portuguese Army, on the
pot at the shortest notice. 27th of September.
(Signed) HENRY S. KEATING, Killed.-4 Captains, 2 subalterns, iSer- ,
Lieut. Col. Comm. jeant, 1 drummer, 82 rank and file,
St. Paul's, Isle of Bourbon, July 21, 1810. Wounded. --- Colonel, 1 Major, 2 Cap- List of Officers killed and Wounted. tains, 18 subalierns, 9 Serjeants, 478 rank Flank Corps, Lieutenants Sports and and file.
Wannell, slighily wounded; His Majesty's Prisoners and Missing.---2 Serjeants, 18 8 ih reg. Lieutenant John Graham Monic, rank and file.
Billed; Major Wm. T. Edinards, s'ightly Total --- Killed, 90; wounded, 512 ; pri- wounded; Lieutenant Michael Creagh, brie soners and missing, 20.
gade Major, dar gerously wounded ; LeuteDowning-street. October 25. 1810. nants Archibald i Lean and A. K. Blackall, A dispatch, of which the following is severely wounded; Lieutenant Juhn Web.
slightly wounderi; Lieutenant Win. R.cban extract, was last night received by
receives. oyard while, severely wounded. the Earl of Liverpool, one of his Majes- Total.---subaltern, 1 serjeant, 15 rank ty's Principal Secretaries of Siate, and file, killed; major, 7 subal crns, 2 T. N. B, Edmordstone, Esq. Clief Secretary to
serjeans, 2 drummers, 56 rank and file, and
I seaman, wounded. Government, Calcutta. SI---I have the honor to report that the Capitulation for the surrender of St. Denis. force, consisting of 1880 European and 18,0 the capital, and the whole isand of Bond. native troops, which the Right Hon, the parte, agreed upon between Col. Si. SuGovernor General of India, in Council, has sanne, commanding the stand of Bonabeen pleased to conside to my orders and dia parte, for his Maj-siy the Empe or of rections, for the conquest of the island of France, King of Italy, &c. &c. ou the olie Bourbon, arrived at Roderigues on the 20th band, and Commodore Rowlev, comof June.
manding his Britannic Majes y's squaFrom the unfavourable state of the wea dron, Lieutenant Colonel Keating, comther, we were delayed at Roderigues until manding his Britannic Majesty's and the the morning of the d inst, when we weigh Hon, East India Com.any's land forces, od anchor, and proceeded to the point of ren
and R. J. Farquhar, esq. on the other. dezvous, fifty miles to windward of the The whole of the islani of Bonapa te shall island of Bonaparte, which point we reach- be delivered up to his Britannic Majesty: ed at four o'clock on the evening of the 6th, the city of St. Denis at 12 o'clock 10-morrül
The first brigade, composed of his Majes- the oth of July, and the other military std. ty's 86th regiment, the first battalion of the tions in succession, as early as intelligence 6tb regiment of the Madras nativc infantry, of the preseni capitulation can be cuinmus and a small detail of artillery and pioneers, nicated. commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Fraser, Ai 12 o'clock to-morrow, the French was ordered to land at Grand Chaloupe, and troops which occupy the arsenal and lm. to proceed by the mountains direct against perial battery, shall evacuare their poil, and the west side of the enemy's capital; whilst the grenadier company of his Majesty's oth the second, third, and fourth brigades, were regiment, and the grenadier company of the to land at Riviere des Pluies, and io force 6th Madias native regiment, will take posthe lines of defence extending from the Bu- session of them, when the French flag will tor Redoubt on the north or sea side, to the be struck, and that of his Britannic Majesty Redoubt No. ii, on the south, and from displayed. thence to cross the rear of the town to the The tropis of the line and Garde Natio, river St Denis.
nale shulb: a'lowed all the honour; of war; · I received, however, a message from the they shall march out of the city with their left, that the enemy had sent oui a trum- arms and baggage, drums heating, inarches peler, with an officer, to demand a suspen- lighted, together with their field aruilis ;