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woes :

In war #bat science, or in peace what art, For vice and virtue, with the Pey and In which the sons of genias bear no part?

PRESS, And COMMERCE, with her busy bum of Have power to torture, or have power to

bless! Owes to the sword less homage than THE Thus the pure stream for man, impartial, PEN;

springs, That powerful engine of the mighty mind, For rich, and poor; for subjects, and for As used the bane, or blessing of mankind ! kings; Freedom's main spring ! the tyrant's deadly But if dark nightshade mingles as it lows, hate!

The source of health becomes the sink of Shield of the poor! and bulwark of the state! Ne'er may ic be, in some malignant hour, Yet, as the spots that in the sun appear, By factions tainted, or oppressed by power; Viewed with alarm, are magnified by fear, Nor, dipped in malice, aid the assassin's So, may the bard's forebodings all be vain,

Nor ENGLAND's GRAND PALLADIUM PROVE And prove to liberty her bitterest foe:

HER BANE! 'Twas heaven's great gift!-to meliorate Your's be the task to foster, and protect and save,

Genius in rags, and learning from neglect; Freedom's first cradle !--and perhaps her Morals improved, will soon reward your grave!

care, To starve with CAMOENS, or with SPENSER For Libel's Want engendered by despair ! pine,

And half the LICENCE which the good Were better than to write one servile line,

deplore, To flatter vice- or what is still more base, Distress relieved, would plague mankind To wound, in secret, those we dare not face:

no more!




DISSOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT. TEDNESDAY, June the 10th, the ture, -and heavy, as unquestionably the

house was opened at twelve o'clock, weight and pressure still remain upon our and the peers' benches were very soon Finances, wo have the satisfaction afterwards graced with a fine display of observe that the Revenue, in its most female beauty and elegance. Her Royal important branches, is gradually and proHighness the Duchess of Cambridge came gressively improving. into the bouse, accompanied by the Duke, Among the various duties, Sir, in her consort, and attended by a lady of her wbich we have been engaged, there is none, household: the Grand Duke Michael, of perhaps, that could have devolved upon us, Russia; the foreign minisiers, and many more interesting in itself, or more in unison, other persons of distinction, were also pre. we are persuaded, with the sincere and sent: a great crowd of strangers were like. unfeigned sentiments of all classes of bis wise below the bar, About eight minutes Majesty's subjects, than the duty of adoptafter two, salvoes of artillery announced the ing the necessary measures for the fulfil. arrival of the Prince Regent, and soon ment of those engagements, which your afterwards his Royal Highness, having put Royal Highness was graciously pleased to on his robes, entered the house with the communicate to us, as having been conusual state and procession, the sword of cluded with the Courts of Spain and Portu. state being carried before him by the Earl gal on the subject of the Slave Trade, of Liverpool.

“ Nor, Sir, have we been less attentive His Royal Highness having taken his seat to another subject of great public imporupon the Throne, surrounded by bis Minis tance earnestly recommended by your ters, the Great Officers of bis Household, Royal Highness to our early and particular and other attendants, Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, consideration--the deficiency which has the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, so long existed in the number of places was ordered by his Royal Highness to pro of Public Worship belonging to the Ese ceed to the House of Commons to command tablished Church. To the remedy of this their attendance. Shortly afterwards the deficiency, we have most readily afforded Speaker in his dress robes, accompanied by large and liberal assistance, well cona great number of Members, came to the vinced that the first and dearest interests of Bar. The Speaker delivered at the Bar this country, its truest happiness, its soundthe following Speech:

est prosperity, its surest independence, its " May it please your Royal Highness, proudest and most substantial national • We, his Majesty's faithful Commons, of glory, are all involved and blended inti. the United Kingdom of Great Britain and mately and inseparably in the religious and Ireland, attend your Royal Highness with moral habits of its people. The bill, Sir, par last Bill of Supply. In obedience, which it is my duty humbly to present to Sir, to your Royal Highuess's recommenda your Royal Highness, is intitaled - An tion, we have not failed to apply our Act for applying certain monies therein anxious and contioued attention to the mentioned for the service of the year one state of the Public Income and Expendi thousand eight bundred and eighteen;'- to

whicb, with all humility, we pray his Ma “ By the unexampled exertions which jesty's Royal Assent." The above bill was you enabled me to make, in aid of the counreceived by Mr. Cowper, the deputy clerk tries nobly contending for Independence, of the Parliament, and the Royal Assent and by the spirit which was kindled in so was inmediately given to it, and also to the many nations, the Continent was at lengele Alien Bill

delivered from the most galling and oppres. llis Royal Highness the Prince Regent sive tyranny under which it had ever then delivered from the Throne the follow- laboured ; and I had the happiness, by ing Speech :

the blessing of Divine Providence, to ter. * My Lori's and Gentlemen,

minate, in conjunction with his Majesty's “ It is with deep regret that I am again allies, the most eventful and sanguinary under the pecessity of ancourcing to you, contest in which Europe had for centuries that no alteration has occurred in the state been engaged, with unparalleled success of his Majesty's lamented indisposition,

and glory. " I continue to receive from foreign Tlie prosecution of such a contest for powers the strongest assurances of their so many years, anel more particularly the friendly disposition towards this country,

eff:rts which marked the close of it, have and of iheir desire to maintain the general been followed within our own country, tranquillity.

as well as throughout the rest of Europe, “ I am fully sensible of the attention by considerable internal difficulties and which you have paid to the many imporiant distress. But deeply as I felt for the objects which have been brought before immediate pressure upon bis Majesty's you.

people, I nevertheless looked forward “ I derire peculiar satisfaction from the without dismay, having always the fullest measure wbich you have adopted in puis

confidence in the solidity of the resources suance of my recommendation, for aug.

of the Briti-h empire, and in the relief Inenting the number of places of public which might be expected from a continu. worship belonging to the established church; ance of peace, and from the patience, and I confidently trust, that this ineasure public spirit, and energy of the nation. will be productive of the most beneficial

" These expectations have not been effects on the religion and moral habits disappointed. of the people.

" The improvement in the internal ciró Gentlemen of the House of Commons, comstances of the country is happily mani“ I thank you for the supplies which you fest, and promises to be steadily progreshave granted to me for the service of the sive; and I feel a perfect assurance that present year; and I highly approve of the

the continued loyalty and exertions of all steps you have taken with a view to the classes of his Majesty's subjects will confirm reduction of the unfunded debt,

thexe growing indications of national pros" I am happy to be able to inform you, perity, by promoting obedience to the that the revenue is in a course of continued

Laws and attachment to the Constitution, jinprovement.

from which all our blessings have been My Lords and Gentlemen,

derived." “ On the closing this Session I think it

Then the Lord Chancellor, having re. proper to inform you that it is my intention

ceived directions from bis Royal Blignes forth with to dissolve the present, and give

the Prince Regent, saiddirections for calling a new Parliament,

" My Lords and Gentlemen, In making this communication, I cannot

" It is the will and pleasure of his refrain from adverting to the important Royal flighness the Prince Regeot, acting change which has occurred in the situation

in the name and on the bebalf of his of this country and of Europe, since I first Majesty, that this Parliament be now inet you in this place.

dissolved ; and this Parliament is dissolved " At that period, the dominion of the accordingly." common enemy had been so widely ex.

The Prince Regent descended from the tended over the Continent, that resistance Throne, and quitted the House with the to his power was by many deemed to be

sane State as on his entrance. The Speakhopeless; and in the extremities of Europe

er and the Cominon- withdrew froin the alone was such resistance effectually

Bar, and the Lords retired from the House. Inaintained.


QUEEN'S PALACE, MONDAY, JUNE 1, 1918. his Majesty, wiib her Serene Highness NHIS evening, at five o'clock, the so. Augusta-Vilhelmina.Louisa, Princess of

lemnity of the marriage of Field Hesse, youngest daughter of his Serene Marshal his Royal Highness Adolphus Ére. Highness Frederick Landgrave of Hessen derick, Duke of Cambridge, youngest son of &c. and niece of his Royal and Serene Europ. Mag. Vol. LXXIII. June 1818.

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Highoess the Elector of Hesse (which SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE OF marriage had been previously soelmnized,

SATURDAY, JUNE 6th. in que form, at Hesse Cassel, on the 7th day

INDIA-BOARD, JUNE 8. of May last), was perform-d at the Queen's

Despatches have been received at the East Palace, by his Grace the Archbishop of

India House, from the several Governments Canterbury, in the presence of her Majesty

in India, of which despatches and inclosures the Queen, His Royal Highness the Prince

the following are copies and extracts: Regent, their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of York, Clarence, aod Gloucester, bis Copy of a Report from Lieutenant-General Serene Highness Frederick Landgrave of Sir Thomas Hislop, Bart. to the Gover. Hesse (The father of her Royal Highness the nor-General and Commander-in-Chief, bride), his Serene Highness the Prince of dated Camp on the Soopre (opposite Hesse Hombourg, her Royal Highness the Mahidpore), 230 December, 1817. Princess Elizabeth (of Hesse Hombourg),

MY LORD, ber Royal flighness the Princess Augusta

In ny despatch to your Lordship of the Sophia, her Royal Highness the Duchess of

131h inst, from Oogein, I had the honour to Gloucester, her Royal Highness the Duchess

report th.. junction on the preceding day of of York, her Royal Higness the Princess the third division, with that under my perSophia of Gloucester : the Alinisters of State, conal command, and the thien uncertain state and the Officers of the household of her

of our negociations with the Government of Majesty the Queen, assisting at the cere

11 ullar 23, }{o kar. mony.

In my subsequent address to your Lord. Ai the conclusion of the marriage service, ship, of the isih inst., from Paan Behar, the registry of the marriage was attested I described the further progress of these with the usual formalities.

arrangements; and, I now beg to refer you The Ministers of State, and other persons for all the details connected with the origio, of distinction present, then paid their com.

pingress, and ultimate failure of the overpliments on the occasion, after whicis hier

tures in question, to the correspondence of Dajesty the Queen, his Royal Highness the Brigadier-General Sir John Malcolm, your Prince Regent, the Bride and Bridegroom, Lordship's political agent, at my headwith the rest of the Royal Family, retired to her Majesty's private apartments.

quarters, which he has regularly maintained,

since their commencement with Mr. Secre. Immediately after the conclusion of the

tary Adarn, as also to his final report thereon, marriage, the Park and Tower gins were stating the termination of every prospect of fired, and the evening concluded with orher

amicable adjusiment. public demonstrations of joy in the metro

Thus situated, there appeared no alterna. polis.

tive left to me, for the vindication of the honour of the British Government, and of

your Lordship, than that which I deterSATURDAY, JUNE 6, 1818.

mined upon, and which was instantly

followed up by the attack of Holkar's This Gazette contains orders for the court army in the position it occupied, and of going into mourning on the lith instant, which event I had the satisfiaction of appris. (June) for the late Princess of Saxe Hilo ing your Lordship, on the evening of the bourghausen, piece to lier Majesty ; and the 21st. instant, by a few lines from the field of court goes out of mourning, on the 21st, battle. Notice is given, that four days of the above On the 20th instant, I moved to within period of mourning, will be for the late seven miles of the army of Molhar Rao Prince of Conde.

Holkar, in the hope that this advance might On the 5th ult, the French, Spanish, alarm the counsellors of that Prince into Dutch, Prussian, Danisli, and Bavarian more pacific measures, but in this expectaMinisters, had private andienees of the tion l was disappointed, as my piquets were Prince Regent, to deliver answers from their attacked in the course of the day, by a conrespective Sovereigns, to the communication siderable body of horse, I snoved in con. from his Royal Highness upon the marriage sequence on the following morning towards of the Princess Elizabeth.

the enemy, and had advanced but a sbort Baron de Geruing, Minister Plenipoten- distance, when my lice of inarch was tiary from Hesse Hombourg, had the saine attacked by their horse. cay, an audience of leave.

Ou approaching the main body of the It also contains the appointment of army, I found ii advantageously posted Robert Chester, Esq. master of the ceremo on the left bank of the Soopra, nearly nies; and the houor of knighthood upon that opposite to Mahidpore, their left Qanik gentleman), and upon Dr. Charles Brown, protected by the bed of the river, and the of Margaret Farm, Norfolk, and T. Berners right by a very deep ravine, while their Plistaw, of Wating Hall, Esq.

line, which could be approached only by His Royal Highness has approved of Mr. one ford, practicable for guns, was proFrancis Parodi, as Consul at Gibraliar, for tected by several ruined villages. the grand Ruke of Tuscany.

After reconnoilring their positior, and

finding, that to turn either flank would accounts have sioce been received of the require a long detour, and perceiving at the fugitives, but the general direction of their same time, that the bed of the river, afforded flight was towards Rampoorah. considerable cover for the troops during From the account I have now given your their formation; I determined io attack Lordship of the events of the day, it is them in front, and ordered the advance of unnecessary to dwell upon the conduct of the columns to the ford, some light troops the trocps; the European part of the forces immediately passed, and were followed supported the reputation of British valour; by the Horse Artillery, which opened on and the native troops vied in their efforts their guns;- another battery of the Foot to maintain the superiority of the lodian Artillery, played from the right bank of army. tbe river in a situation which eniilaried some I cannot particularize corps, por make cannon the enemy bad placed upon the distinctions, when merit and gallantry were left, and whirh liad opened a heavy and well so general; every man did bis duty; and directed fire inpon the ford.

the whole are entitled to my warmest thanks The troops, as they crossed, were succes and highest applause. The conduct of the sively formed in the bed of the river, and Mysore horse during the action, and in the took up the position as igned to them, the pursuit also, merited my thanks, and was Cavalry and Mysoor Horse on the left, in every pay such as to raise the character when the enemy's principal body of borse of this useful body of auxiliaries. were stationed, and the 2d Brigade of I have deeply to lament my inability to Infantry, and the Light Brigade, in front of place your Lordship in possession of the the Ford. The 1st Brigade of Infantry, above details, without having, at the same after being formed, ascended the bank, and time, the painful tak to perform of reportin co-operation with the Light Troops, ing the heavy loss with which our success bas moved rapidly to the storm of the enemy's been aitended. on the left of his position: the advance The return of killed and wounded, which of these corps being the preconcerted signal accompanies this despatch, will prove to for the general attack of the whole line. Pour Lordship a source of the sincerest

This operation was performed with an regret, at the same time that the achieve. ardoor of gallantry, that could not be sup ments of the brave men who have fallen pressed. The fire of the enemy was most des must ever furnish a theme of exultation to tructive, but the troops pressed forward the grateful Country and Government in in the most undaunted manner, and although whose service their lives have been so glothe enemy served their guns till they were riously terminated, bayoneted, their whole line were forced I trust, in the course of to-morrow, that at every point, while a charge of the caval. the whole of our wounded will be accomry at the same moment completed the rout. modated in the town of Mahifpore, where

My attention was at this period drawn they will continue to receive all the attento their camp, at some distance on our right, tion which is to be expected from the proand the opening of some guns near it lead fessional abilities and indefatigable zeal of me to suppose that we had still a second Mr. Superintending Surgeon Angesley and position to attack; the troops which had his assistants. separated in the several assaults upon the Although the conduct of every officer of enemy's line were accordingly re-formed. the army merits the highest commendation, I

The camp, however, was found deserled: gladly seize this opportunity of bringing to and the guns, which appeared to have been your Lordship's notice those who were proposted to cover ihe retreal across ihe river, minant froin their rank and situations, and were soon taken. The field being now from the superior duties they had 103 perform. abandone, the cavalry, supported by two Your Lordship is too well aware of the corps of light infantry, were ordered in high professional character and abilities pursuit on the right bank of the river, and of Brigadier Gegeral Sir Jobn Malcolm, to the Mysoor horse on the left.

render it necesary for me to dwell upon The baggage, during ihe action, was once them, I shall, therefore, wetely express my or twice attacked by the enemy's horse, but admiration of the style ofilistinguished conthe steadiness of the rear-guard, and the duct and collaniry with which the assault on activity of a party of viysoreang, wim the left of die enemy's position, was leaded covered il, completely succeeded in saving by the Brigadier-jeneral, and my warmest the whole.

thanks for the great and essential aid I have The results of this action, which lasted derived from his counsels, as well previous from noonill about three o'clock, P. M. to, as during the action of the 21st inst. have been the capiure of the whole of the To Liegienant-colonei Robert Scol, whu enemy's artillery, amounting to seventy commanded the Ist, and Lieutenant Colonel pieces of ordnance (srveral besides those Audrew Ai Dowal, coinmanding the 20 already reportedl, l'aving been thrown into brigade of infantry, !o Vajor Bowen, comthe river), and the complete deleat and manding the light brigade, as also to Major dispersion of his ariny, with a loss of not Kuowles who commanded itafter the former less than three thousand inen. No distinctollicer was wounded, I beg to expreso my

sincerest thanks and acknowledgments for Lieutenant-Colonel Murray accompanied, the gallantry and conduct they severally with my permission, the flank companies of displayed in leading their men 10 the assault, bis Majesty's Royal Sco!s, when the guus of under the tremendous fire to wliich they the enemy were storined. were exposed ; nor can I sufficienily mark I beg leave also in reiuro my best thanks the sense I entertain of the zeal and intrepic to Captain James Grani, who con manded dity of Lieutenant-Colonel James Rinsel, the Mysore horse, an 1 to Cap’ain llare, and Major. Lushington, in the brilliant commanding the regular infantry of his charge which was made hy the two brigades Highness the Nizain, for their gallant of cavalry under their respective orders. exertions on this occasion.

The dispositions and arrangements of the I desire also to offer my sincere acknowa several brigades of horse and foot ariillery, jedgments to the whole of the Officers of and the destructive effect which was therehy the (eneral and Divisional Staff, who were produced on the enemy's line, afford sufici. engaged on this day, for their meritorious ent proof that the command of that corps Cunduct in their sereral situations. could not have been placed in beller hands

Dirstice also calls upon me lo express my than in those of injor Noble, C. K.

highest approbation and acknowledginents The services of Lieutenant-Colonel Con. for tive energy and promplitude of every way, Adjutant-General of the Army, through. Officer coinposing iny personal Staff, io cogout the day, were in the highest degree con veying my orders throughou; the day; and I *spicuous, and amply fulfilled every expecta bez to mention to your Lurdsiip the sense tion which I bad formed of the great I am impressed with of the abilities and advantages I should derive from his profes zeal of iny Military Secretary Captain siqnal knowledge, experience, and exertions liugh Scoil, the notification of whose ap'ou the day of action.

pointineat to the rank and situation of To Lieutenane-Colonel Blacker, Quarter Major and Deputy-Adjutant-General to the Master General of the ariny, I feel it also Madras army, I have reason to believe is particularly incuinbent upon me to express now on its way to my camp, from Fort Si. Dy best thanks for the great aid I bave George, and from whom, ever since my received froin him, not only through his arrrival in India, I have continued in. personal exertinns on the field of battle, but variably to experience the most essential for the judicious reconnoissances made by services. I beg also to recommend to your him during our march, and before we Lordship’s favourable notice Captain Wood, engaged, by which I obtained the clearest of the Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot, information respecting the ford at which I my first Aide-de-Camp and Private Secre. subsequently crossed the Soopra, and the tary, as an officer whose services, on every nature of the ground occupied by the enemy, occasion, are entitled to iny fullest acknow. by which I was enabled to make my dis- ledgments. positions for attacking them.

The papers transmitted with this despatch To Lieutenant-Colonel Morison, Com. are returns of killed and wounded, and of missary-General, I am also in a siinilar captured ordnance, a copy of ibe General manner to acknowledge the bigh sense I Order, which I yesterday published to the entertain of his meriis, in conducting the army, a memorandum shewing the formation important department of which he is, with of the army in briagdes during the action, so much advantage to the public service, and a sketch of the field. But few prisoners placed at the bead, as also of his assistance were taken, and those badly wounded; but 10 me during the action. I feel myself a great number of standards, together with likewise called opon to offer my sincerest

Holkar's state palanquin, eight elephants, thanks to Tajor Van Agnew, who by your

between two and three hundred camels, &c. Lordsvip's permission, continues, for the (the latter taken in the pursuit priocipally, present, onder Sir John Malcolo, to act in by tbe irregular horse), remain in our possesthe political department, and who'remained sion. with me throughout the day, rendering me I beg leave to congratulate your Lordship the greatest assisiance.

on the important issue of the battle, aod Lieutenant Colonel M'Gregor Murray and

to be allowed to remain with the bigbest Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable L. Stan.

respect, &c. &c. hope, Deputy-Adjutant and Deputy Quar

T. HISLOP, Lieut.-General, ter-Master-General to his Majsty's troops, Į

Names of Officers Killed and Wounded. had previously requested to become attached to my person, in the event, at any time,

Killen. of our coming to action, as the very limited

His Majesty's Royal Scots, Lieutenant number of the King's troops, immediately

Donald M.Leod; Madras European Regiwith me, required no performance on such

meni, Lieutenant Charles Colinan : Ist Batt. an occasion of their official functions, I

3d Reg. or P. L. I., Lieutenant Glen, have therefore in a particular manner to

WOUNDED. thank them for their cheerful acquiescence Horse Artillery- Lieuts. Gamage and to my request, as well as for the services Fireworker Noble, slightly; Troop-Quar, tbey rendered me in the course of the day. ter-Master Griffen, severely.

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