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pended, and he would not agree to a ther its interference might be necesmoment's delay till the constitution sary.—Mr. C. Wyone thought it inwas restored. The motion had a ten- cumbent on the blouse to see what its dency to bring the kingly office into real situation was, whether that of a contempt, to shew that the crown parliament or a convention. In what might be placed upon a cushion, and capacity they now were he knew not, Every thing go on as well, and without and nothing but a paramount necesinterruption. The House was placed sity could justify them in doing any n an aukward predicament from its act. The first object was to establish neglect to do, in the first instance, its the necessity, and then they inight duty-a duty which it was not difficult take up the question of expediency, o discover.' The act, passed by a very whether to proceed to business, or to powerful faction respecting the Prince adjourn.—Mr. Sheridan was for the of Wales, should never have had his adjournment, thinking that it would be anction. If the same course were now most agreeable to the feelings of his ittempted, he should resist it. He Majesty when he recovered; for though rould not go back to the people, and this was the fourth attack of the disorell then that, after the constitution der, it should be recollected that the iad been suspended for a fortnight, preceding recoveries gave hopes of one le had voted that it should be sus in the present instance, \ ended for a fortnight longer. No Sir Samuel Romilly declared his ffort should be lost on his part to re. intention of voting against the motion, fore to the people the government of as, if it did not pass, the House would he constitution.
meet on the next day, and so on from Mr. Tiervey did not think that the day to day; which, in the present notion was founded upon sufficient, crisis, he ihought to be the proper vidence, and contended that, when line of conduct. He had heard no 'rovidence had deprived them of a reason advanced, why the Houseshould (ing, it was unbecoming to deprive put it out of its power to meet for a lieniselves, by their own act, of a par. fortnight; nor did he think that, when ament.-Lord Archibald Hamilton the people were deprived of the proas decidedly of opinion, that the tecting care of bis Majesty, it was fit louse, in such a crisis, should adjourn to tell the people that they should nly from day to day, and should also, for a fortnight, be without the herefore vote against the motion.- assistance and care of their repreIr. Fuller saw no disadvantage io ad- sentatives.--Mr. Bathurst saw po adpurning, as the enemy could not put vantage in the House being adjourned ship to sea, and the French were re- from day to day.—But Mr. Elliot con. 'eating, he hoped, from Lord Wel. ceived ihe immediate assembling of ngton.-Mr. Ponsonby stated, that he the House indispensible in the prehould not have objected to the ad- sent awful crisis, which onght not to burnment inadc on the first day, had separate without a real knowledge of e been present at the meeting. The the fact, nor satisfy itself with the onduct of the mover had, he said, imperfect evidence on which the molaced him in a painful and delicate tion was grounded.-Mr. Witberforce tuation. He did not approve of objected to the meeting from day to king a man's word upon such an oc- day, and saw no barm in the adjournasion, yet, as the certificates of the ment; trustings, however, thai they hysicians gave hopes of recovery, he would be better prepared, at the end ould not oppose the motion.--Mr. of a fortnight, to consider the evidence Canning conceived this to be a ques. which might then be laid before them.' on in which there might be differ- -On the division, there appeared for nce of sentiment without impeach- the motiont 8.13 ; and against i1,58.jent of motives. They could not Sir Francis Burdett was, according to roceed to any act except that of ad- the custom of the House, ieller for the surning, without entering into any minority: and the noble spirit of the nquiry, which, for the present, might worthy Baronet, on his first meeting ather be dispensed with. He thought the House after iheir conduct towards : no dereliction of duty in the House him, will be highly pleasing to every o pause for a short time to see whe. lover of his king and country.
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HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. DISPATCHES FROM THE BRITISH roads in that direction and the Fort at
ARMY IN PORTUGAL. Abrantes; but I conclude that the GAZETTE INTELLIGENCE.
rains which have fallen within these GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, NOV. 20.
few days will have swelled that river,
and that these troops will have retired Downing-street, Nov. 19, 1810. again. They are still reported to be The following dispatch, from Lieut. at work upou materials for a bridge
Gen. Viscount Wellington, was re- both at Santarem and Barquinha: but ceived at the Earl of Liverpool's I have detached Major-General Fane office:
with a body of cavalry and infantry to Pero Negro, Nov. 3, 1810. the left of the Tagus, from whom I My Lord, I have not observed hope to receive accurate accounts of any alteration in the enemy's position what is passing opposite to him on this or numbers since I addressed you on side; and he will endeavour to destroy the 27th ult. They have a consider these materials, if it should be pracable body of troops principally ca- ticable. It is reported by all the devalry, on the Tagus, between Puu- serters that the enemy's troops conhete and Santarem ; and I have reason tinuc to suffer great distress from the to believe that Loison's division of in. want of provisions. It is impossible fantry had not marched in that direc- to form an estimate of the quantity of tion, as I reported to your lordship provisions which they found in the they had in my last dispatch; some villages on the ground which they ccof the corps composing that division cupy; but it is certain that ther can have certainly remained in the camps draw none from any other part of the in front of this army. The enemy country, the whole being in the poshave pushed some troops across the session of our troops. The garrison Zezere above Punhete, principally of Peniche, and the garrison of Obidos, cavalry, apparently to reconnoitre the which place Captain Fenwick, of the
Portuguese service, has lately occu- which Marshal Massena had reported pied, under the direction of Brigadier- to the emperor as having voluntarily General Blunt, and the British ca. entered the French service) had driven valry, continue to carry on a destruc- in the out-posts of the present gartive warfare in the rear of the enemy's rison at Almedia. right, while the high road from Coimbra by Leyria is in the possession of Colonel Wilsou's detachment. I
GALLANT ACTIONS. enclose a letter from Marshal Beres
LONDON GAZETTE, NOV. 20. ford, on the effects of the operations
of Brigadier-General Blunt and Cap. Transmitted by Sir R. Curtis, Bart. Stain Fenwick. I have received no
Diana, off La Hogue, Nov. 10. letter from General Silveira of a later SIR, I have the honour to inform date than the 19th of October. He you, that though the wind was strong bad not at that time heard of the from N. E. and N. E. by N. on Monmarch of any of the enemy's troops in day evening the 12th inst. with a very Castile. He occupied with his de. heavy sea, I thought it probable that tachment the roads from Almeida to the enemy's frigates might endeavour Trancoso, Celerico, and Guarda. He to push out, I therefore placed the had beard that General Bonnet bad ships in the best position I could supevacuated the Asturias; and, it is pose, and at half-past twelve on Tuessupposed, had moved into Biscay. 1 day inorning we found ourselves in have letters from Estremaduraand shore of them; the wind having Castromarin of as late a date as the backed to N. by E. threw them con27th of October, stating that Mortier's siderably to windward of us, but precorps was still at Seville, in a very in- vented their getting round Barfleur; efficient state, and having many sick. we were so near as to fire two broadMy last accounts from Cadiz are of sides at them before they got under the 22d ult.
the batteries of Marcou. At that (Signed) WELLINGTON. time Capt. Loring, in the Niobe, had
pushed in shore, in hopes of cutting off the sternmost ship, which he had
nearly effected, but the wind blowing Downing-street, November 24.
fresh from the N. and E. with a heavy
sea, and the flood tide about to make, A dispatch, of which the following is we could not prevent their getting
an extract, was last night received through the narrow passage on the at Lord Liverpool's office, addressed west end of Marcou. On Tuesday to his lordship by Lieut.-General forenoon they weighed, and remained Viscount Wellington, dated Pero under sail, close under the batteries of Negro, Nov. 10, 1810.
Marcou for several hours, and in the Nothing of any importance bas oc- evening got into La Hogue Roads, we curred since I addressed you on the having been driven to the N. of BarSd instant. The enemy reconnoitred fleur by the ebb tide, the wind Abrantes on the 5th inst. and under easterly. On the Wednesday morncover of that operation, moved a small ing I sent Captain Loring in the body of cavalry and infantry through Niobe to give Capt. Malcolm, in the Beira Basa towards Villa Velha, evi. Donegal, information of the situation dently with an intention of obtaining of the enemy's ships, and made all possession of the bridge on the Tagus sail in this ship to the anchorage off at that place. They found it, how. La Hogue, and, on my approaching ever, destroyed, and this detachment it, had the satisfaction to see one of returned to Sobriera Formosa. I have the enemy's frigates run on shore. ! a letter from Gen. Silviera, of the 3d anchored at one P. M. and continued inst. from Francoso. He had his de- so until morning, when I perceived tachment on the Coa, and one of them that the other of the enemy's frigates (consisting of a battalion of the 24th seemed to be in a position where she regiment, which had been in garrison might be attacked, I weighed on the at Almeida during the siege, and first of the flood and inade sail for her,