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HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. GAZETTE INTELLIGENCE. I am informed that throughout this
trying day the commanding officers of Downing-street, August 11, 1810. the 430, 52d, and 95th regiments, A Dispatch, of which the following is Lieut. Col. Beckwith, Lieut. Col. an extract, was this morning receiv- Barclay, and Lieut. Col. Hull, and all ed at Lord Liverpool's Ofice, ad. the officers and soldiers of these exa dressed to his Lordship by Lieu, cellent regiments, distinguished themtenant-General Viscount Welling. selves. In Lieut. Col. Hull, who was ton, dated Alverca, July 25, 1810killed, his Majesty has lost an able
and deserving officer. THE cavalry attached to General Brig. Gen. ('raufurd has also no
Craufurd's advanced guard re- ticed ihe steadiness of the 3d regiment mained in the villages near the Fort of Portuguese Chasseurs under the of La Conception till the 21st instant, command of Lient. Col. Elder. when the enemy obliged it to retire Since yesterday the enemy have towards Almeida, and the Fort La made no movement. Conception was destroyed. From the 21st till yesterday morn
Copy of General Craufurd's Report in.
closed in Lord (Vellington's Dispatch ing, Brigadier-General Craufurd continued to occupy a position near Al
of the 25th July meida, with his left within eight hun
Carvethal, July 25, 1810. dred yards of the fort, and his right My LORD-I have the honour to extending towards Junca. The enemy report to your Lordship, that yesterattacked him in this position yester. day morning the enemy advanced to day morning, shortly after daylight, atrack the light division with between with a large body of infantry and ca- 3000 and 4000 cavalry, a considerable valry, and the Brigadier-General re- number of guns, and a large body of tired across the bridge over the Coa. infantry. On the first appearance of
In this operation I am sorry to say the heads of their columns, the cavalry that th: troops under his command and brigade of artillery attached to suffered considerable loss.
the division advanced to support the The enemy afterwards made three picquets, and Capt. Ross, with four efforts to storm the bridge over the guns, was for some time engaged with Cna, in all of which they were re. Those attached to the enemy's cavalry, pulsed.
which were of inuch larger calibre.
As the immense superiority of the lentless Fijee Chief, was ordered to enemy's force displayed itself, we fell be slaughtered, as it was his determiback gradually towards the fortress, nation that not a single life should be upon the right of which the infantry spared. This ruthless sentence was of the division was posted, havivg its immediately executed with a club, left in some inclosures near the wind- three blows from which the youthful mill, about eight hundred yards from sufferer endured, and then expired. the place, and its right to the Coa, in The body was afterwards given into a very broken and extensive position, the charge of an attendant, to be roast which it was absolutely necessary to ed for the chief and his principal assooccupy, in order to cover the passage ciates. The horrors that immediately of the cavalry and artillery through succeeded the defeat, the most sensi. the long defile leading to the bridge. ble imagination can but faintly repreAfter this was effected, the infantry sent. A massacre was determined on ; retired by degrees, and in as good and as the men had escaped the fury order as it is possible in ground so of their conquerors by flight, the woextremely intricate. A position close men and children became the chief in front of the bridge was maintained object of search-on which mission a as long as 'was necessary, to give time canoe was dispatched, and unhappily for the troops which had passed to the fatal discovery was very soon take up one behind the river: and piade. On a signal from the shore, the bridge was afterwards defended numbers landed, and a hut was set with the greatest gallantry, though I fire to, probably as a signal for the am sorry to say with considerable loss, 'work of destruction to commence.by the 43d and part of the 95th regi- Within a cluster of mangroves the ment. Towards the afternoon the devoted wretches had takep sanctuary; firing ceased; and after it was dark, I many might undoubtedly have secured withdrew the troops from the Coa, themselves by accompanying the and retired to this place. The troops flight of their vanquished husbands behaved with the greatest gallantry. and relatives, could they have con.
R. CRAUFURD. sented to a separation from their helpLord Viscount Wellington, &c. less children, who were no less devoted
Total of killed, wounded, and miss than themselves. A dreadful yell was sing, 311.
the forerunner of the assault; the ferocious monsters rushed upon them
with their clubs, and, without regard New South Wales.
to sex or infancy, promiscuously butCannibals.-Some Sydney Gazettes chered all. Some who still had life have reached town, one of which con- and motion were treated as dead bo. tains an account of a Cannibal expedi- dies, which were mostly dragged to tion from the Fijee islands, of which the beach by one of their limbs, and Mr. Thomas Smith, second officer of through the water into the canoes ; the Favourite, Capt. Campbell, who their groans were disregarded, and was 110expectedly made prisoner by their unheeded protracted sufferings the natives on the 7th of October last, were still more hurtful to the feelings soon after the arrival of the vessel at of humanity than even the general those islands, was compelled to be a massacre itself had been. Among the witness. *A large fleet of canoes sailed slaughtered were some few men, whose from Highlea on the 11th of October age perhaps had prevented their to make war upon the island of Taf- flight; but, in fact, so sudden and so fere, or Taffeia; they arrived there on dreadful was the consteruation that the 12th, and bad a desperate conflict succeeded the defeat of the uphappy for some time with the natives of Taf. natives of Taffere, as no doubt to para. fere, who were also in their canoes, lyze the minds of the wretched creabut the latter, overpowered by greatly tures, when prompt consideration superior numbers, were forced to give could alone be serviceable to their de. way, and Aed on shore. The canoes plorable condition. The conquerors were taken possession of, with only one appeared to anticipate with inordinate captive, an unfortunate boy, who be- delight the festival with which this sad ing presented to Bullaudain, the re. event had gratified their liorrible ex
pectation, Forty-two bodies were for the massacre of the whole ship's extended on one platform in Bullan- company. There were about 30 in all, dam's canoe; and one of these, a 29 of them they tore limb from limb, young female, appearing most to at- and regaled themselves upon the flesh tract his attention, he desired that his of the unfortunate victims. About second in command would have it laid ten of the inen, to save their lives, by for themselves.
climbed the masts, and two women "The dead bodies were got into the passengers, and a lad, ran down becanoes, and the whole fleet left Taffere low; the chief hailed the men, and on their return to the main island; told them, that they had got all they where many others joined in the hor- wanted, having plundered the ship; sible festivity, which was conducted and that, if they would come down, with rude peals of acclamation. Mr. their lives should be spared. The deSmith was on this occasion also taken luded men obeved; and fell, like their of shore hy the great ahief, and here comrades, a sacrifice to the inordinare bad again to experience a detestable and bruial appetites of the cannibals. spectacle. The bodies had been dis- Thelwo female passengers and the boy membered of their limbs, which were were taken on shore, and the ship was suspended on the boughs of trees in burnt. The captain and men on shore readiness for cookery; and afterwards, were never lieard of. The rival chief, part of a human leg was offered to Pali, situated at a different part of the Mr. Smith, who had never broke his island, hearing of the affair, expressed fast for five days. The offer lie reject. his sorrow on the occasion to the caped with abborrence; and, upon his tain of the City of Edinburgh, who captors appeariog astonished at the re- was at the island for timber; and pre. fusal, he gave them to understand, pared to accompany him with an that, if he eat of human Aesh, he armed force to relcase the women and should instantly die. They were sa- the boy; in which they fully succeedtisfied with this excuse, and continued ed, and the latter arrived safe on their abominable severity the whole board the City of Edinburgh at the night.--Mr. Smith 'was at length re- Cape. leased, after fasting nine days; as were also some of the crew of the vessel, who had likewise been taken pri- DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.
London. A melancholy fate bas attended the crew of the ship Boyd, which sailed Sunday, July 28 ---About three this from Botany Bay to New Zealand, in morning, a dreadful fire broke out in consequence of an agreement made the printing-office of Mr. Gillet, near by the captain with one of the chiefs Salisbury-square, Fleet-street, which of New Zealand (who happened to be completely destroyed that building, as at Botany Bay) to purcbase timber to well as the whole of his printing matake to England. 'On the arrival of terials and stock; and property to a the vessel, the captain was invited on great amount, belonging to Sir Richard shore, and attended the chief with Phillips, Mr. Stockdale, and other part of the ship's company in the booksellers. The fire also materially boat
. Nothing particular transpired injured Mr. Gillet's dwelling-house, on this occasion; but the chief return- as likewise the adjoining ones belonged on board the ship, attended by a ing to Mr. Swan and Mr. Jackson, number of canoes full of men. They (the house lately in the occupation of were permitted to examine the ship, the Royal Jennerian Society) in Salisas a matter of curiosity. Tappohce, bury.square; and several others at the chief, was treated with great-re- the back of the printing-office, in spect; and, having continued on Hanging-sword-alley, Crown-court, hoard some time, he got into his boat, &c. Mc. Gillet has been particularly for the purpose, as it was supposed, of unfortunate. Our readers will recolmeeting the captain of the ship, who, lect these same premises having been he said, had gone to see the timber. burnt down in 1805, and they have Instead, however, of leaving the ship, been since completely rebuilt and he gave a yell, which was the signal fitted up at a great expence.
UNIVERSAL MAG. VOL. XIV.
The Governors of Bethlem Hospital The pumber of dollars stamped and have obtained from the City the lease issued by the Bank of England, from of eleven acres of land in St. George's 1797 (inclusive) to the 8th of February Fields, for the purpose of erecting last, amounts to 4,817,634. thereon an asylum for lunatics, in lieu of the site in Moorfields, on which tion, has lately been erected iix Aldgate
A stone, with the following inscripBethlem Hospital stood.
Church-yard, to the niemory of the Considerable importations of wine young man who was unfortunately have recently been made.- On the shot in Mr. Goodeve's shop, on the 20th instant, the quantity warehoused day Sir Francis Burdett was taken to in the King's waiehouses, was 4,595 the Tower :pipes and 214 hogsheads. ,
Sacred The Master of the Rolls has pro
to the Memory of
Thomas Ebrall, nounced his judgment in the impor
Cirizan ard Corn-meter, tant cause of the Attorney-General v. the Earl of Clarendon. It is the
who was shot by a Life Guardsman
on the oth of April, 1810, suit which was iíistituted by the
in the sho; of Mr. Goodeve, Parishioners of Harrow against the
Fer.church-street, present Governors of Harrow School, and died on the 17th of the said month, alleging that the school was conduct- in the 24th year of his age. ed in a mauner contrary to the inten- The Coroner's Inquest brought in a verdicttions of the founder, and praying that murdered by a Life Guardsman, unknown. the Governors might be removed, and « Thus saith the Lord God, my right others appointed in their stead. lo hand shall not spare the sinners, and in point of fact the bill went to the sub- sword shall not cease over them that shed version of the whole system, upon innocent blood upon the earth.” 2d Esdras, which this celebrated seminary of ch. xv. v. 21 and 22. learning has been regulated. His Honour entered at large into the question, and the result was, his de- MARRIAGES AND DEATHS IN AND ciding every point in favour of the
NEAR LONDON. present Governors.
Marricil.] At Mary-le-bone, the In pursuance of a petition to the Hon. Samuel Llood, to Lady Charlotte House of Commons from the trustees Nelson. of the British Museum, Mr. Greville's
By special licence, at Mrs. Lockcollection of minerals has been valued hart's, 'Spanish-place, Manchesterhy Dis. Babington and Wollastou, and square, the Hon. Major Henry Murrar, five other gentlemen, who report that brother of the Earl of Mansfield, to the whole collection consists of alout Miss De l'ismes. 20,000 specimens; that the series of
Died.) On the g3d inst. Thomas crystallized rubellites, diamonds, and Ebrall, father of the unfortunate precious stones in general, as well as Thomas Ebrall, alove. .It has been the series of the various ores, far sur- observed by those who knew him, pass any that are known to them in that he had not been well since the the different collections, and that the death of his sodi: before that period value of the whole is 13,727 l. includ- he was a remarkably hearty man. The ing the cabinets, which cost 1,6001. last words he ultered were" () my
The following inscription has lately murdered son !" been cut upon a tomb-stone, at the At Turubam Green, Mr. Ogden, of back of St. Martin's church, in the sporting memory: he was the most burying-ground in Church-court:- quick calculator of the long odds erer “ Sacred to the memory of Johr, Irwin, ly bedge his bets, when many horses
known on the turf, and could as readiEsq. of Slig, in Ireland, surgeon to his Majesty's Forces, who diei on the 22d day started, so as to secure himself a winof April, 1810, aged 99 years; a victim, ner, by which peculiar talent he like thousands of our gallant country men, realized a fortune of 100,000l. He to the fatal consequences of the unfor- bad occasionally' kepr faro tables, &c. tunate expedition to the Scheldt, coni- on a large scale; and though he promanded by John Earl of Chatham." fited by the folly of others, unfairplay was never imputed to him, ana integrity of character, he joined that he had many valuable traits in his of liberality to his tenants and decharacter.
pendants. But the sense of his loss In Sloane-street, the Rev. Henry will best be soothed by the recollection Reynell, D. D. many years one of the of his virtues. Justices of Worship-street office. At her residence, in Gloucester.'
The Rev. Richard Cecil, of an apo-place, Lady Hawke. Her ladyship plectic fit, in the 63d year of his age, was daughter and heiress of the late late minister of the chapel in James- Colonel Harvey, of Womedsby, in the street, Bedford-row, and vicar of Cob. West Riding of Yorkshire. ham, Surrey.
In bis 92d year, General C.Vernon, At his house in White-horse-street, Lieutenant Governor of the Tower, Stepney, Richard Price, Esq. in the and ile oldest General in his Majesty's 75th vear of his age, after a long and service. painful illness. To an unblemished
When she spoke of the other woman
mosa, Sir George Young, Knt. remorse, and the recollection of her Admiral of the White squadroni, aged name went to his heart like a knife.78. He was made Post on the oily of He told the landlord to send for his November, 1777; Vice-Admiral on
wife a second time, for he should not the 14th of February, 1799, and Ad be able to speak after nine o'clock.miral on the 93d of Apil, 1804.
lle While taking off his clothes, he said, was of Boscawen's school, and has sig.
These shall never go on again."palized himself on several occasions; The landlord observed, “I hope you but the gout, &c. had rendered him are not going to take away your life.” incapable of service, several
God forbid! I have no past. His only surviving son, Mr. S. such intention." About nine at night Young, it is said, inherits all his he went into a fit, in which he contifunded property, with his estates in pued till five in the morning, when Berkshire and Surrey: Lady Young he expired! Though he had money is to have his town-house, in addition with him, he had eat nothing but half to her dowry, which is considerable. a penny loaf for three days. --The He married the daughter of the cele. surgeons said they saw no appearance brated Dr. Batty. Admiral
of his having taken poison, or any rose in the navý by his own merits, thing whaiever to hasten his death. and advanced his fortune by marriage,
DEVONSHIRE. as he has fiequently observed, that whea he was a petty officer, he had
Melancholy Accident.--A plumber but half-a-crown per dav to live upon, being lately employed to repair the and used to clean his own boots, pipe of a pump, belonging to Mr.
Bond, of Chudleigh, found the carboCUMBERLAND.
nic gas from the well (which had not Died.) At Lockerby, near ('arlisle, been opened since the dreadful fire Robert Anderson, shoemaker. The at that place in 1807) so powerful that circumstances attending his death are he would pot venture in; two miners, not a little curious.-Last July, when who had been at work in the neighliving at Dumfries, he abandoned bis bourhood, coming by at thai instant, out wife, and eloped with his neigh- one of them volenteered to go down, boui's. On the evening of Saturday (a ladder 19 feet in length had previ. he le!urned to Locheiby, and sent ously been fixed) but before he had for his wit-, wito naturally indignant, descended half that depth, fell off asked bim how he had the assurance and sunk to the bottom, about forty to come where she was -t'e replied, tee:. Uis companion followed, and that he was come to die beside her, und schred the same fate. A joiner, named that he would die early to-morrow Nosworthy, caused a roprio be fixed morning, for bis heart was broken!-- round his wait, and was let dowi: