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of Guadaloupe has been promised y only from all Prussia, entirely left to be given up to Sweden in Au- disposable and within immediate gust next. This stipulation be- reach, but also from the Russian tween Sweden and Russia, in re- provinces in the rear, a great part gard to Norway, has, we fear, dri- of which is equidistant with Bonaven Denmark reluctantly into the parte's resources from France, and French cause, and has led to the infinitely less exhausted of men Joss of Hamburg; and, we further than his departments. We trust apprehend, that the necessity Swe- that none of the allied belligerents den will be under of observing, or will relax in preparation; actively opposing, the new enemy should be sorry even if Great Brishe has created in Denmark, will tain countermanded, or even delaydeprive the allies of her co-opera-ed, the forwarding of any troops or tion against Bonaparte, in the stores previously intended for the event of the cessation of the ar- Continent: an imposing attitude is mistice.

equally necessary, if the suspension On the subject of the Continent- of hostilities lead to negociations al armistice, we shall observe, that for peace, which is quite uncertain. Sir Charles Stewart's declaration Austria seems strenuously exerting alove, of the unaccountable nume- herself to that effect; she bas rical weakness of the allies, induces proposed a general congress at us to consider the event as not un- Prague, and the Emperor Francis favourable to their cause. Had their las actually left Vienna for Bohenumbers been less disproportion- mia, to communicate with the belate, the proofs which their gallant ligerent sovereigns. The present troops have given of their valour, situation of Austria enables her to and the critical situation of Bona- assume an energetic tone; if there parte, arising from the insults to is absolutely to be a respite under his fank and rear, coupled with the the name of peace, and more than prospective danger which at least a respite it will not be, we trust that threatened him from the 28,000 Austria will at least employ that Swedes landed in Pomerania (where | power with which she might have the Crown Prince himself arrived overwhelmed Bonaparte, in forcing on the 18th May), and from ano- him to subscribe to terms more ther corps which is destined to join consonant with the independence these Swedes-had there been, we of Europe, than what he has hitherrepeat, a nearer approach to parity to been used to dictate. The wounds of force, we should have deprecat- inflicted on Bonaparte's power by ed any cessation of hostilities, con- the Russian campaign, are far from fident, as we then should have felt, being healed. Even with the rethat a few weeks would have ope- cent dear-bought successes, he is rated a radical change in the aspect in a far different situation from that of the war. But as the case actu- which he had to boast of a twelve, ally stands, we are persuaded, that month ago. the interval granted by the armis

SPANISH PENINSULA. tice will sedulously be employed The reasonable prospect of suc. in collecting reinforcements, notcess held out by the comprehen, sive and gigantic plan of the cam- Ist of June, and Toro on the 21, paign just opened by Lord Wet- both which places liad been suda lington in Spain, may likewise tend denly evacuated by the French. to lower the pretensions of Bona- General Hill is stated to have inovparte. The distribution of our led towards Toro from the other torces is as follows:-Lord Wel- side, and will probably cross at lington, in the center, bas immedi- that place. This grand simultaneately acting with him the 4th and ous movement has filled the French liglit divisions, the hussar brigade, army with alarm and consternaand the household troops; Generalition ; so much so, that they sudHill, on the right, commands the denly evacuated Madrid on the ed division, entirely British, and 27th. It is stated, that Valladolid is further supported by the Spanish willbe their point of concentration; troops of Generals Castanos, Mo- but we do not think, that even there rillo, and Don Carlos D’Espanha. they can make any serious stan il. But what constitutes the greatest We anticipate a glorious result and most judicious feature of the from these promising beginrings, plan, is, the disposition of the left confident as we are, and have long wing under General Graham, who, ago been, that the dranglits Bonaon the north of the Douro, leads parte has made from Spain, lave into Spain the main body of the greatly enfeebled his Peninsular army, consisting of the 1st, 3d, army; and whether the armistice 5th, 6th, and 7th divisions, with a in Germany terminate in a renewal proportionate force of cavalry, a of hostilities or in a peace, our battering train, and the additional probable successes in Spain will support of the Galician army (alone have their weight in the affairs of estimated at 14,000 'men); thus Europe. marching in the rear of the de

UNITED STATES. fences upon which the French de- American accounts received from pended on that river. The whole Halifax, communicate the unpleaof our army was in motion on the sant intelligence, that, on the 26th 25th May; on the 26th Lord Wel- of April, Commodore Chauncey, lingtou rushed with the liussars into with a squadron of 10 or 12 vesSalamanca, which the French, un sels, and General Dearborn with der General Villatte, bad hastily | about 5000 men, appeared before abandoned; but their rear be-York, the principal town and deing overtaken, many were killed 'pôt of Upper Canada, situated on and Founded, and 200 taken pri- Lake Ontario. By means of a comsoners. His lordship having re- bined land and naval attack, the mained on the 27th and 28th at Sa- town was carried, and great quanlamanca, to establish General Hill's tities of military stores, as well as corps (which had come up by Alba) many Indian prisoners, were taken. between the Tormes and Douro, The loss on both sides was consihastened to the left, beyond that derable, and, by the 'explosion of river, passed the whole of General a powder-magazine, the Americans Graham's divisions across the Esla are: stated to have bad General (31st), and entered Zamora on the Pike with 200 mer, and the British No. LV, Vol. X.

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50 men, killed. The British Ge- gates have made their escape from neral Sheaffe, with a few regular Boston, and apprehensions are entroops, effected his retreat. tertained of their falling in with

In the Chesapeake our squadron our troop-ships bound for Canada. has spread alarm over the whole

DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. coast. On the 29th April, our sail- The bill for exempting his Maors landed at French-Town, and jesty's Roman Catholic subjedts burnt some store-houses and two from certain disabilities under vessels; and on the 2d May, ano- which they are placed by the conther landing was effected at Havre stitution of Great Britain, was lost, de Grace (Maryland), and a can- on the 25th May, by a majority of non-foundery destroyed. The last | 4; the numbers for it being 247, accounts represented our men of against it 251. war before Baltimore, with the in- The loan contracted for the sertention of bombarding the town, vice of the current year, on the and the militia hastening from the 9th June, amounts to £27,000,000; neighbouring states to repel the 21 millions for England, and 6 for attack.

Ireland. The President and Congress fri

PLATE 3.-MANCHESTER-SQUARE.

This is one of those squares i çumstance the square received its which, during the last century, suc- present appellation. Upon thesuda cessively sprung up in the new den death of that nobleman, the western suburb of Mary-le-bone. premises were purchased by the It is situated at a little distance King of Spain, as the residence of from the north side of Oxford- his ambassador, who erected a small street,between Cavendish and Port- chapel in Spanish-place, on the man-Squares; and the period at east side of his mansion, from dewhich it was built, was likewise in- signs by Bonomi, which, for its termediate to the dates of their classic purity of style, deserves erection. It was intended to have the attention of all lovers of archibeen dignified with the vame of tecture. The house, which is one Queen Anne's-Square, and to have of the most magnificent private had a handsome parocbial church residences in the metropolis, and in the center. This design, low- || forms the prominent object in the ever, for what reason we are not annexed engraving, has been for informed, was not carried into ex- many years the property and haecution; and the ground on the bitation of the Marquis of Hertford. north side lay vacant till the late The other three sides of the Duke of Manchester purchased square are composed of neat, rethe site, and erected upon it his spectable dwellings, which have botown residence. From this cir- || thing worthy of particular notice.

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