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mid-day, we entered Moscow. The enemy Inf. of the line, 610 batts., 366,400 had raised on the Sparrow Mountain, two Light Iofantry, 160 do. 97,000 Wersts from the city, some redoubts, which Cavalry --- . 332 squads. 66,400 be abandoned.
528,400 The city of Moscow is as large as Paris ; it . Auxiliaries, &c. &c. is an extremely rich city, full of palaces of all Inf. of the line, 162 batts., 97,200 the nobles of the empire. The Russian Gym Light Infantry, 7 do. 4,200 veroor, Rostopchin, wished to ruin this fine Cavalry ...... 27 squads. 5,400 city when he saw it abandoned by the Rus.
- 106,800 sian army. He had armed 3000 malefactors, whom he had taken from the dungeons ; le
635,200 also surumoned toge ber 6,000 satellites, and Troops in the Artillery and distributed arms among them from the ar Engineer departments, of senal.
which there are French Our advanced guard, arrived in the centre 501 companies, which of the city, was received by a fire of mus taken at 100 men each 50,100 ketry, which issued from the Kremlin. The Auxiliaries 19 comps. ... 1,900 King of Naples ordered a battery of a few pieces of cannon to be opened, dispersed this
52,000 rabble, and took possession of the Kremlin. We have found in the arsenal 60,000 new
687,200 muskets, and 120 pieces of cannon, on their carriages. The most complete anarchy reigned
Foreign and Auxiliary Corps. in the city; some drunken madmen ran 162 battalions, at 600 each ...... 97,200 through its different quarters, and every 7 do. at 600 each ....... 4,200 where set fire to them. The Governor, 27 squadrons, at 200 cach ..... 5,400 Rostopcbin, had caused all the merchants and shopkeepers to be carried off, through whose
106,800 instrumentality order might have been reestablished. More than four hundred French And by a Decree of the Senate, pub. and Germans were arrested by his orders ; in lished this month, the conscription for fine, he had taken the precaution of carrying 1813 is called out, amounting to off the firemen with the fire-engines ; so that 120,000 more! the most complete anarchy has desolated this
GREAT BRITAIN. great and fine city, and the flames are de- The general election bas attracted Touring it. We have found in it considerable
some attention during the month; tut, resources of every kind, The Emperor' is lodged in the Kremlin,
as the people despair of doing good, there which is in the centre of the city, like a kind
never were so few, or such lame contests. of citadel, surrounded by high walls. Thirty
How can independence stand against thousand wounded or sick Russians are in the
corruption, when the governnient expend hospitals, abandoned, without suocour, and
100 millions per annum, and the whole without nourishment.
divided people do not expend 80? The The Russians acknowledge that they lost party of the people therefore have been fifty thousand men in the battle of the Qutvoted, because out-bought! Most Moskwa. Prince Bagration was mortally men think too, that the evil will better wounded. A list has been made of the Ruse cure itself than be cured by any human sian Generals wounded or killed in the battle exertions whatever. mit amounts to between forty-five and filty. In.consequence, general indifference. SPAIN.
or utter contempt, bas characterized the In Spain the Marquess Wellington has elections. In London, three veteran followed opbis successes with characteris. agents of the ministry have been retic vigour, and laid siege to the Castle of turned, against two popular candidates, Burgos, on which there have been some by 5600 against 2600, not above half bloody assaults.
the livery voting. In Westminster the Massena, Prince of Essling, appears two former patriotic members bave been to be re-organizing the diseomtited army returned; and, in Middlesex also, the old of Marmont. Soult and Suchet, having members have been re-elected. Seats in uniter, are advanciog northward, and some rotten borouglis fell from 50001. the much blood seems still destined to be old price, to 20001. and were hawked spilt in this devoted country.
about at this last price. The narrowed FRANCE.
means of government offers fewer reconThe following is an official description pences to members and their families; of the whole French army, allowing to and persons who used to be influenced each battalion 600 men, and to each by feelings of patriotism, feel hopeless! squadron 200.
As Britons and lovers of our country,
we we dread and deprecate this apathy, The United States of America still and consider it a portentous calm the continue in a state of public hostility mere sullenness of public despair. with Great Britain, as might have been
The contests are recorded in our local foreseen from the irritation created by Dews.
the neglect and confidence of the British The Marquess of Hertford continues joinistry. In fifteen weeks after their in the high office of Chamberlain, and declaration of war against us, the English the Regent has been passing part of the regent published a declaration of hosti. autumn at the Marchioness's seat atlity against them. Thus the two states, Ragley, in Warwickshire! Her son, as we dreaded, are formally engaged ia Lord Yarmouth, hoids also a high and war, and America is added to the numfavoured situation in the Duchy of Corn. ber of our public enemies! wall! Lord Liverpool still continues min T he sea of course is covered with Amenister, and Lord 'Castlereayh war-mie rican cruizers, and many valuable prizes nister, pro tempore !
have been taken; but we are particu. AMERICA.
larly called on to mention the capture South America continues to be torn of the Guerriere frigate, by an American by civil wars; between the friends of frigate, after a sharp action, being the independence and the friends of Old first instance for many years of an En. Spain and her governors. The revolu- glish man of war striking her colours to tionists have to contend against the gross a nearly equal force. ignorance and superstition of the people, To counterbalance this, the English who are the slaves and dupes of the loir- General Brock, with an inferior force, est priestcraft.
has captured Fort Detroit in Upper Ca. The Caraccas, for example, had been nada, and also an American general, erected into the independent republic with upwards of two thousand troops, of Venezuela, by General Miranda, the who had published some gascooading excellent constitution of which we gave proclamations, in which he had threatin a late Magazine; but, au earthquake ened all British America ! By a coinci. having desolated some of those provinces, dence not publicly explained, the Indian the priests seized on the circumstance, nations and the Algerines have, at this described it as a visitation of Heaven on juncture, also declared war against the republicans and revolutionists; and so United States ! We hope, however, for general a defection took place, that the the honour of buman nature and of civi. brave Miranda has been taken prisoner, lization, that these barbarians are not and the republic of Venezuela is proba- recognized allies of the British governbly 'no more!
ment. Yet General Brock says, he had The same ignorance and influence en 900 Indians in his ariny, and that these slaves Mexico, Peru, Chili, and Buenos savages penetrated the American camp; Ayres, notwithstanding partial insur. and the newspapers tell us that the Algerections, and the shedding of much rines are to be supplied with naval stores blood at Quito, Mexico, and Buenos from England! We trust, however, that Ayres. The accounts in the newspapers these things cannot be true, because the are so contradictory, that we have sele Regent's Proclamation speaks of a proa dom found ourselves able to give details bable accommodation ! worthy of the notice of our readers.
• INCIDENTS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, IN AND NEAR LONDON:
With Biographical Nemoirs of distinguished Characters recently deceased.
AT the termination of the poll for the City and Lord Cochrane were unapimously re
of London, the numbers were, - Alder. turned, and in opposition to the expressed man Coombe 5125 --Sir W. Curcis 4577.- wisbes of the former. Sir J. Shaw 4082.- Alderman Atkins 3645. On the morning of the 5th a fire took
Mr. Waitbman 2624.-Alderman Wod place in the back premises of Messrs. Box2373,- The two latter were the popular den and Tucker, extensive drug-brokers, ir candidates, and were at no personal expense, Camomile-street, Bishopsgate-street. The
For Middlesex, Messrs. Byng and W. Mel. fiamies raged with great fury, and extended lish were returned without opposition. their savages along the back of the Bishops.
For Southwark, as the close of the poll gate-street houses, as far as to Houndeditch; the numbers were, for Calvert 2070. about eleven bouses and a vast quantity of Thornton 1695.-Junes Burdett 840.
property were destroyed. For Westminster, Sir Francis Burdett. The ceremony of depositing at Whitehall
Chapel, Chapel, the French eagles and other trophies seven slip boxes on each side, ranging with lately taken in Spain and Portugal, was the first gallery, and the like number of witnessed by the Queen, the Princesses, and private boxes nearly upon a level with the other branches of the royal house of Bruns. pit. The boxes will hold 1200 individuals; wick. The trophies were, one eagle taken the pit about 810; the lower gallery 480 out of a river in Portugal; two ditto taken and the upper gallery 280; in all, 2,810 at the battle of Salamanca; two ditto found persons may be accommodated.' The enat Madrid ; together with ten stand of co. trance to all the boxes and pit is easy and * lours taken at various times. Let it how secure. The theatre is indebted to Colonel ever be remembered, that worth of trophies Congreve for an excellent contrivance, which depends entirely on the justice and necessity promises effectually to secure the building of the war in which they are obtained
from fire. The appearance of the house is The street which we have mentioned as brilliant without being gaudy, and elegant intended to be formed from Portland-place to without affectation. The fronts of the Carlton House, is to be 100 feet wide, and boxes have all diversified ornaments, which in a right line from the entrance to the are neatly gilt, and give a variety and relief grand bail of Carlton-house to Piccadilly, to the general aspect. We must not omit where there is to be a small circus ; from the just praise which is due to the architect thence it is to go northward into a square on for those arrangements, which exclude the inthe site of Brewer-street, &c.; it is then tu terruption caused by indecent persons, and, by lead on north-westward to the top of King- necessary attractions, draw off the noisy and street and Swallow-street, and then in a frivolous part of the audience from the grave right line to Portland-place. The improve and sober hearers. The grand saloon is eightyment likewise embraces the opening a street six feet long, circular at each extremity, and from the east end of Pall-Mall to St. Mar- separated from the box-corridors by the 10tin's church, a square in the King's Mews, tunda and grand staircase. It has a richly the opening of Jermyn-street at the east gilt stove at each corner, over which are end, and that of Charles-street into the finely imitated black and yellow-veined mar. Haymarket, and King-street into St. James's- ble slabs as pedestals in the niches. The street.
ceiling is arched, and the general effect of The new Drury-lane Theatre was opened on two massy Corinthian columns of verd the 10th, and, notwithstanding the vast con- antique at each end, with ten corresponding course of people who assembled for admit. pilasters on each side, is grand and pleasing. tance, no accident happened. The com- The rooms for coffee and refreshments at mittee chose, from one bundred and twelve the ends of the saloon, though smail, are pieces which had been sent for competition, very neat ; they consist of recesses, Corina very meagre and jejure address by the thian pilasters, four circular arches supporting young Lord Byron. This circumstance domes with sky lights, from which glass lamps has created a great sensation among the are suspended. On the north side of the votaries of the Muses, who do not hesitate theatre is the wardrobe. The retiring rooms to impuen the decision of the theatrical for the stage boxes are decorated with rich committee. It has led also to an appeal in crimson carpets, and with deep crimson em. the theatre from Dr. BUSBY, one of the bossed paper. The private boxes have no candidates, and to many squibs in prose and anti-chambers. We have now to notice the verse. -The grand entrance is at Bridges. pit, orchestra, and stage: there are sevenstreet, through a spacious hall, leading to teen rows of sears in the pit, with four short the boxes and pit. This hall is supported ones, in consequence of the orchestra making by fine Doric columns, and illuminated by two projections into it. The orchestra is two large brass lamps: three large doors about eight feet wide, and extends nearly lead from this hall into the house, and into the whole width of the pit. The stage is a rotunda of great beauty and elegance. On about thirty-three feet wide, the prosceniurn each side of the rotunda are passages to the nineteen and a half, and the whole construct great stairs, which are peculiarly grand and ed so as to render the circular appearance of spacious ; over them is an ornamented ceil- the theatre nearly complete. The part ing, with a turret light. The body of the usually appropriated to doors, is occupied by theatre presents nearly three-fourths of a wo very fine and large lamps, with tripods circle from the stage. This circular appear- on triangular pedestals ; each lamp contains ance is partly an optical deception, and has a circie of small burners, on the principle of the effect of making the spectator imagine Burton's lamps. Over the lamps are two himself nearly close upon the stage, though stage boxes on each side, forming an acute seated in a centre box. The color of the angle with the stage, and above them are interior is gold upon green, and the relief niches with statues. The space over the of the boxes is by a rich crimson. There side boxes, and ranging with the upper gal. are three circles of boxes, each containing lery, is left entirely open; hence the more twenty-four boxes, with four rows of seats, perfect transmission of sound to the remotest and sufficient rouin between each ; there are parts of the house, where the lowest Whisper MONTHLY MAG. No. 233.
may be distinctly heard. Between the pe
. MARRIED. destal lamps and the curtain on each side By special licence, at Addington Park, by is a massy Corinthian culunin of verd an- the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rev. j. tique, with a gilt capital supporting the Croft, to Miss C. M. Sutton, fourth daughter arch over the stage, in the circle of which of his Grace. are the arms of his Majesty. Corresponding Ac Montalto, county of Down, the very with these columns are three pilasters, or- Reverend the Dean of Dromore, to Frances namented with connected rings entwined Catherine, daughter of the late David Ker, with grapes and vine leaves, all richly gilt. esq. of Portavo. Some, perhaps, may object to so much gild. At the Residency, at Bagdad, Sir W. ing on the stage and front of the boxes, in Wiseman, bart. Captain in the Royal Nary, a house where simplicity and plainness are to Catherine, daughter of Sir J. Mackintost.. conspicuous; but it ought to be remember Alexander Mitchell, esq. of St. Alban'sed, that performers still wear embroidered street, to Christina, widow of James Thompdresses, and consequently require the ad- son, esq. of Stonehaven. jacent objects to be uniform with their cos- Mr. John Treacher, jun. of Paternostertume and character. The pannel which joins row, to Harriet, daughter of the late Willian the curtain is of a fine lilac colour, and Brazier, esq. of Rye. contrasts advantageously with the green co- Edward Parker, esq. to Grace Isabella, lumn and gilt ornaments. The theatre itself daughter of Mrs. Strode, of Kensington is a master piece of art, and an ornament of Palace. the metropolis. The coup d'æil is delightful Robert Garden, esq. to Louisa, niece to beyond the power of description. Tacer. General M.Kinnon. tainly has no rival in England, or perhaps Mr. C. Bishop, solicitor, of Gray's lon, to in the known world, for beauty, complete. Maria, youngest daughter of G. Holton, esq. ness, and magnificence. The architect, Mr. of Strand-on-the-green, Middlesex. WYATT, need envy no other artist, living At Hampstead, T. White, esq. of Greek. or dead, after exhibiting this happy specimen street, Soho, to Eliza, third daughter of Z. of his taste and genius.
Darby, esq. of Hampstead Heath. The sewer now excavating in Hyde Park P. Courtenay, esq. of the Inner Temple, is one of the greatest works of the kind barrister-at-law, to Louisa, second daughter ever attempted in this country. It is intend- of H. Bell, of Aldersgate-street, merchant. ed for a drain to the numerous streets now At Mary-le-bone Church, H. Pitches built in the neighbourhood of Paddington, Boyce, esq. late of the 33 foot guards, to and will empty itself into the great sewer Lady Amelia S. Spencer, youngest daughter which enters the Thames at Milbank. In of the Duke of Marlborough. consequence of the height of the ground in At Lambeth, Mr. W. Jackson, of Fen. Hyde Park, it became necessary, in order to church-buildings, to Mrs. E. Richardson, of insure a suflicient fall to this new sewer, to Newington Butts. dig to a very great depth; and its formation R. Belt, esq. of the Inner Temple, to the is carried on by the laborious and expensive eldest daughter of B. Troughton, esq. of process of cunneling. Pits are sunk' at the Overton. distance of every seventy yards, and the J. Loughman, esq. of Percy-street, to excavations are conducted in a way similar to Miss Maxwell, of Sackville-street. those of a coal-mire. The stratum of clay Mr. E. Johnson, of Bishopsgate-street, to through which the sewer passes is favourable the eldest daughter of J. Malyn, esq. of to the process of excavation, and is similar Braisted, Kent. to that which was thrown up in the furma- W. J. May, esq to the second daughter of tion of the Highgate archway, which so M. Langdale, esq. of New Ormond-street, suddenly failed on nearly arriving at con- Queen-square. pletion. The gravel pits in Hyde Park Mr. W. H. Symons, of Great Coram-street, are filling up with the clay dug from the Russell-square, to Miss Henkelmann. tunnel.
Mr. Lokyn, of St. Paul's Church-sard, On the 22d, after a high westerly wind, to the fourth daughter of the late J. Morgan, the tide in the Thames made four feet water esq. of Brixton-place. in Westminster Hall.
Hon, and Rev. Alfred Harris, second son Vauxhall Bridge is at last contracted for to the Earl of Malmesbury, to Miss M. and begun upon. Colonel Baynton, in con- Markham, fourch daughter of the Dean of junction with Mr. Grillier, has undertaken York. to complete it in two years, for the sum of Ac Mountjuliet, Kilkenny, the Hon. seventy-five thousand pounds. One pier is Charles Butler, brother to the Earl of Orelready luid. All the upper parts of the mond and Ossory, to Lady Sarah Butler, bridge are to be of cast-iron.
daughter of the Earl of Carrick. A new' license for Vauxhall gardens has Mr. W. Redcross, of Lombard-street, to b-envanted by the Magistrates of the Surrey Mrs. D. widow of Dr. Dyson, of BasinghallQuarter Sessions. .
Charles Sawyer, esc. of Heywood Lodge, At Castlerosse, county of Kerry, the Rigbt to Henrietta, daughter of Sir George Bowyer, Hon. Valentine Browe, Earl of Kenmare. bart. of R
In Ely-place, Thomas Richardson, esq. The Rev. Dr. Whalley, of Mendip Lodge, In Fitzroy-square, the Hon. y. W. Dillon, to Mrs. H. of Queen-square, Bath, relict of youngest son of Viscount D. General Horneck.
William Cook, esq. of Grove-street, Hack. W. Garner, esq. oLong-acre, to Judith, ney. daughter of the late J. Taylor, esq. of In Upper Charlotte street, Fitzroy-square, Noble-street, Cheapside.
Robert Hernon, esq. John Rowdon, esq. of Mincing-lane, to In Grosvenor-square, in her 85th year, Miss C. Carpenter, of Ansty House, Hamp- Mrs. Elizabeth Baldwyn, relict of Charles shire.
B. eso of Aquatase, Salop.
Mr. Charles Gardiner, to the daughter of Holborn, in his 73d year.
Mr. Joseph Freeman, of Thames-bank, brook. Chelsea, to Miss Freeman, of the same In her 93d year, Mrs. Cradock, aunt of place.
Sir Joseph Scott, bart. William Kappen, esq. of Somerset-place, Mrs. Sarab Hedger, of West-sqyare. to Miss Henrietta Sidney, of Tunbridge. Ac Edmonton, Mrs. Susannab Abell.
Major Scott Waring, of Peterborough Mrs. Hennings, wife of Mr. Charles Free House, to Mrs. Esten.
derick H. of Dulwich Common. Stephen Juquet, esq. of Sloane-street, to At Highgate, nged 78, Mrs. Mendbam. Mrs. H. Crawley, of Gloucester-place.
At Chelsea, Jonatban Fearnside, esq. in his John Augustus Knipe, esq. of Belturbet, 83d year. Cavan, to Louisa, daughter of Sir William In Sussex-place, Kent-road, Mrs. Curt. Beaumarice Rush, of Wimbleton House, wrigbr. Surrey.
Mrs. Bateman, sen. of Bunhill-row. Ac Chelsea, the Rev. B. Wake, rector of In Bury-streel, St. James's, aged 56, Riddlesworth, to Miss Bridge, oniy sister of Lieut-Gen. D. Macdonald, Colonel of the the Rev. B. B., Mathematical Professor of 551h regiment. the East India College, at Hertford.
At. Stratton Park, the eldest daughter of At Chertsey, Mr. Smith, to Miss Maria Sir T. Baring. Marriott, second daughter of J. M. esq. of At Chudleigh, the eldest daughter of Lord Broad-street, London.
Sinclair. At St. James's church, Wathen Phipps, At Brighton, Lady Amcotts. esq. of Cork-street, Burlington-gardens, to Sir T. D. Hatton, bart, of Long Stanton, the Right Hon. the Lady Baroness Howe, Cambridgeshire, in consequence of being eldest daughter of the late Admiral Earl thrown out of his curricle. I te cicle is now Howe, and widow of the Hon. Peon Ashton extinct; the estates are divided between his Curzon,
msiden sisters. . T. Waring, esq. of Edwardstone-grove, to At Royal-hill, Greenwich, the widow of Miss Hanmer, only daughter of J. H. esq. the late Rev. S. Peach, aged 67. of Holbrook-hall, Suffolk, and niece of Sir In Birchin-lane, Mr. 7. Su:berland. Thomas Hanmer, bart, of Hanmer-hall, At Wilsdon-house, Middlesex, the lady of Flintshire.
G. Welbank, esq. of St. James's-street, Valentine Morris, esq. of Sloane-street, The lady of J. Langdale, esq. of Lavendera to Anne, second danghter of R. Watkins, hill.. esq. of St. Lawrence, near Chepstow.
At Limehouse, the relict of W. Surman, Charles Chaplain, jun. esq. M. P. for esq. of Tooting. Stamford, to Caroline, second daughter of At Lynn, the Hon. Mrs. Vane. the late Hon. Henry Fone, of Fulbeck. The wile of Mr. W. Vickery, of Tavia. DIED.
tock-street. After an illness of three weeks, at Rich. The wife of the late Mr. W. Dickie, formond-house, Lady De Crespigny.
merly of the Strand. At Bath, in his 83d year, Sir Robert Ai Hampton Court Palace, Lady H. Ainslie, hart.
Hay, fourth daughter of the late Earl of At Southampton, aged 87, Lady Peyton, Erroll. wife of Sir Y. P. bart.
The wife of Mr. Lovegrove, of the Lyceum At the Grove, Windsor, the Hon. Jane Theatre. Colman, eldest daughter of Edward C. esq. Mrs. M. Penlington, of Bridge-road, Lam
Mrs. Comer ford, wife of Mr. James C. of bech. Bartlett's-buildings.
Mr. Holland, of Red Lion-atrect, White. Mr. Dean, jun. of Fore-street.