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Let me die;" a Ballad. The Words by Miss I will not bave you, Harry;" e favourite Comic T., ibe Music composed by T. Miwood, esq. Baltad, sung uitb great applause at Vaurdalt Is. 6d.

Gardens, by Miss Acres. Composed by Mr. Wo Mr. Atthroud bas, in the present little

T. Parke. is. ballad, given the public another sample This is so pleasing a trifle, that we of his taste and lancy. The inelody is will ensure it the suffrage of all the lovers highly pleasing, and not without some of light and airy melody, in combination original traits. Analogy cements the

with gay and sprightly words. music to the words, and a graceful and We have to announce that John Staf. impressive effect corroborates their ford Smith, esq. (organist to his Majesty)

is distributing proposals for publishing " Wby does my Love ber Linnet mourn?A by subscriptiori, a curious and interesting favourite Song, Composed and Arranged with collection of ancient music, chicfly conan Accompaniment for the Piano-fone, by Sir J. sisting of melodies in canto, fermo, proo, 4. Stevenson, Mus. Duc.

vençal lays, and other pristine pieces, Sir John Stevenson is always easy and produced antecedent to the invention of graceful in bis melodies, but in no in

counter point; to which will be added, stance has, perhaps, been more so than hymns and anthems, by the celebrated in that now be fore us. The passages Orlando Gibbons, and other distinguished are remarkably smooth and flowing, and masters of “the good old school.” The the sentiment of the words is given with publication, we understand, will be furno less simplicity than truth and force. ther enriched by selections froin the The Persian Dance, a favourite Air, Composed Mass; l'Homme Armé; some very scarce

and Arranged as a familiar Rondo for the Piano- madrigals by Adrian Willeart, Orlando forte, by J. Parry. Is. 6d.

de Lasso, Siradella, &c. up to the time This liule exercise for the piano-forte of Bonoucinı; and also with two Italian is skilfully arranged, and will not fail to songs, by Geminiani. The whole is to be acceptable to young practitioners on form a view of music, from the 7th to that instrument. The passages lie well the 18th century; and is intended to be for the juvenile hand, and the pleasing, illustrative of the flistories of Burney and ness of the effect is upon a par with the Hawkiifs, and to trace the sources and ease of the execution,

progress of melody in the British isles. "Little Winny Wilkin;" a favourile Song, sung To further this latter object, the whole

nib unbounded applause at tbe Tbeatres will be accompanied by remarks, biogra. Royal, Covent Garden and Haymarket, by Mrs. phical and critical; and every effort is Liston. Composed by Mr. Đbitaker. is. 6d. promised to render the work worthy the

1 úis little ballad is intended as an notice of the curious and refined. The effort of humour, of which quality it is by publication is to be dedicated to the earl - Jo means destitute. Mr. Whitaker has of Dartmouth; and from our knowledge * given to it a ineludy perfectly appropri. of Mr. Smith's high professional qualiate, and has accompanied it with a part fications, we doubt not of its doing every for the piano-forte, wbich does much honour to the talents of the editor, and credit to his taste.

fully justifying his lordship's patronage.

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REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Cure of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the

20th of June to the 20ih of July, 1810. T!! VIIE writer of this article finds that formed, that the signet of death is mark

some expressions have been misun- ed upon it beyond the possibility of era. derstood which he has made use of in sure or removal. There is an important former reports, with regard to the hope. distinction between the state of being less nature of consumption. In the pas- consumptive, and that of being in a con. sages alluded in, he has been far from sumption. One who is in the posture of meaning that every affection of the lungs leaning over a precipice, may yet escape is necessarily fatal ; or even that there can be no wound in their structure which With regard to this malady, and more is not irreparable. There is a number particularly at this season of the year,

it of gradations in pulmonary disorder; and may not be improper once more to reit is perhaps only in the last or penulti. peat a caution which has been often inmate stage of the disease, when it is fully culcated, but which can never be suffie


a fall,

cientiy impressed, against the careless the most part more beneficial, and less and too indiscriminate use of the cold liable to be attended with danger or inba:— fashionable remedy, which is convenience than the ordinary cold batti, much more frequently injurious than principally, if not entirely, because the thuse who have recourse to it are in ge- temperature being higher, the transition neral aware of. There are certain cor. from one element into another is less poreal irregularities which the shock of violent in the former case than in the the cold bath may be calculated to reco latter. As to the saline particles, or any tifs, or remove ; but that a course of of the chemical constituents upon whichi sh cks should be likely to invigorate a are supposed to depend, in a great meafeeble, or give what is called tone to a sure, the virtue of other baths of media relazed, constitution, is too glaringly in. cinal celebrity, they can scarcely have consistent with the suggestions of ordi any important effect upon the body dura nary sense, to harmonize with the genu- ing the usual period of is immersion. ine principles of medical philosophy. Regarding, as it seems reasonable to A patient is in general to be raised to a do, the act of bathing as beneficial only state of strength from the depression of so far as it performs the office of ablue debility by those influences which are tion, it will appear that the utility of gradual and scarcely perceptible to 'him- every species of water is equal in reserself. Like the air which we are con ence to external application. stantly breathing, although we are sel July 25, 1810,

J. REID, dom conscious of its inspiration, or that Grenville-street, Brunswick-square. process of assiinilation which is every hoer going on in the body, without our being aware of it. Bathing in the sea, read “ centrifugal.”

Erratum.-No, 200, p. 589, for centripetals where bathing at all is advisable, is for


Containing official Papers and authentic Documents.


these cities having lost the commerce of the Report to tbe Emperor.–Paris, July 1, 1810. Rhine, which goes direct, by the new fron

tier, to the ports of the Scheldt, passing I HAVE the honour to lay before your Ma- through the Biesboch. The part of Holland

jesty an act of the King of Holland, dated which is still alien to the empire, is deprived the s'inst. by which that monarch declares, of the advantages enjoyed by the part united that he abdicates the crown in favour of his thereto. Compelled, nevertheless, to make eldest son, leaving, according to the constitu common cause with France, Holland will tion, the regency to the Queen, and establish. have to support the charges of this allowance, es a council of regency composed of his minise without reaping any of its benefits. Holland ters. Such an act, sire, ought not to have ap- is sunk under the weight of her public debt, peared without a previous concert with your which amounts to between 85 and 90 millions, Majesty. It can have no force without your that is to say, a fourth more than the debt of approbation. Ought your Majesty to confirm the whole empire; and if a reduction had the disposition taken by the King of Holland ? been projected by the government of the coune The union of Belgium with France, has try, it would not have been in its power to destroyed the independence of Holland. Her give a guarantee for the inviolability and perSys:em has necessarily become the same with manence of such a measure, inasmuch as the that of France. She is obliged to take part debt, if even reduced to 30 millions, would is all the maritime wars of Frarce, as if she still be beyond the actual means and ability were one of her provinces. Since the creation of that country. It is estimated Holiand of the arsenal of the Scheldt, and the annex pays triple the sum that France pays. The ation to France of the provinces composing people groan under the weight of 23 distinct the departments of the mouths of the Rhine, descriptions of contributions. The Dutch and the mouths of the Scheldt, the com nation sinks under its contributinns, and can mercial existence of Holland lias become pre no longer pay them, Nevertheless, the necarious. The merchants of Antwerp, Ghent, cessary expences of the government require an: Middleburgh, who can, without any re that this burden should be ougmented. The sriction, extend their speculations to the ex budget for the marire amounted, in 1809, tremities of the empire, of which they form to thiee millions only of fiorins, a a part, necessarily carry on the commerce. scarcely sufficient to pay the administrators, which Holland Iraesacted Rotterdam and the officers, and seamen, and to defray the Dordrecht are already on the verge of ruis ;

expence of the arsenals, and which has not ada MoxtaLY MAG. No. 202.




mirted of the equipment of a single ship of with reluctance to the treaty of the 14th war. To provide for the armament ordered March, which aggravated the calamities of in 1810, and which is the minimum of the Holland, without' meeting any one view of naval force necessary for the defence of Hol- your Majesty. The obstacle which prevented land, triple that sum would be requisite. The it, has now disappeared of itself. Your Mawar budget has scarcely afforded a sufficiency jesty owes it to your empire to take advantage for maintaining the fortresses and 16 battalions; of a circumstance which so naturally leadsand whilst two branches of such importance to the union. There can be none more faare so far from having what is necessary for

vourable for the execution of your projects. supporting the honour and dignity of inde. Your Majesty has established at Antwerp a

pendence, the interest of the public debt has powerful arsenal. The astonished Scheldt > &eased to be paid. It is more than a year and swells with pride to behold 20 vessels of the

a half in arrear. If, in such a state of things, first rate bearing your Majesty's flag, and proyour Majesty maintain the recent dispositions, tecting its shores, that were formerly scarcely hy assigning to Holland a provisional govern- visited by some trading vessels. But the went, you will only be prolonging her painful great designs of your Majesty in this respect, agony. If the government of a Prince, in cannot be fully accomplished except by the the vigour of life, has left the country in so union of Holland. It is necessary to complete distressed a situation, what can be expected so astonished a creation. Under your Majes. from a long minority? It cannot, therefore, ty's energetic government, the ensuing yeas be saved but by a new order of things. The will not terminate before, by calling into ac. period of the power and prosperity of Holland, tion the maritime resources of Holland, a was when it formed part of the greatest mo.

fleet of 40 sail of the line, and a great num. narchy then in Europe. Her incorporation ber of troops, shall be assembled in the Scheldt with the great empire is the only stable con and Texel, to dispute with the British governa dition in which Holland can henceforth re ment the sovereignty of the sea, and repel its. pose from her sufferings and long vicissitudes, unjust claims. So that it is not the interest and recover her ancient prosperity. Thus of France alone that calls for this union : it ougho your Majesty to decide in favour of such is that of continental Europe, who applies to. an union, for ine interest, nay more, for the France to repair tlie lusses of her marine, and salvation of Holland. She ought to be asso. combat, on her own element, the enemy of ciated in our blessings, as she has been asso. the prosperity of Europe ; whose industry it ciated in our calamities. But another interest, has not been able to stifle, but whose cumstill more imperiously indicates to your Majesty munications it obstructs by its insolent claims, the conduct which you ought to adopt. Holland and the vast number of its ships of war. is, in fact, a shoot from the French territory; Finally, the union of Holland augments the it constitutes id portion of soil necessary to empire, in rendering more close the frontiers complete the form of the empire. To become she defends, and in adding to the security of full master of the Rhine, your Majesty should its arsenals and docks. It enriches ic by an a ivance to the Zuyder sea. By this means, industrious, thrifty, and laborious people, all the rivers which have their source in who will add to the stock of public wealth, France, or which wash the frontiers, will be in increasing their private fortunes. There long to you as far as the sea. To leave the are no people mure estimable, or better adapta mouchs of your rivers in the possession of ed to derive benefit from the advantages which strangers, would, in fact, sire, confine your the liberal policy of your government affords: power to an ill-limited monarchy, instead of to industry. France could not have made a erecting an imperial throne. To leave in the inore valuable acquisition. The annexation, power of foreigners the mouths of the Rhine, of Holland to France, is the necessary conthe Meuse, and the Scheldt, would be tanta. sequence of the union of Belgium. li commount to submitting your laws to them; it pletes your Majesty's empire, as well as the would render your manufaciures and commerce execution of your system of war, politics, dependent on the powers who should be in and trade. It is the first, but a necessary steps: possession of those mouths; it would admit a towards the restoration of your navy; in fact, forci'n influence in that which is most im- it is the heaviest blow which your Majesty portant to the happiness of your subjects. could infiict upon England. As to the young i he annexation of Holland is still necessary Prince, who is so dear to your Majesty, he has to complete the system of the empire, parti already felt the effects of your good will... cularly' since the British Orders in Council of You have bestowed on him the grand duchy November, 1807. Twice since that period of Berg. He has therefore no occasion for your Majesty has been obliged to close your any new establishment. I have the honoure custom-houses to the trade of Holland, in to propose to your Majesty the project of the conscquerce of which, Holland was isolated following decree. I am, &c. frum the empire and the continent. After “CHAMPAGNY, Duke of Cadore." the peace of Vienna, it was in your Majesty's Extract from the Registers of the Office of the concomplarion 10 annex this kingdom. You

Secretary of State. were induced to abandon this idea from con

Palace of Rambouillet, July 9, 1810. aiderations that no longer exist, You agreed We, Napoleon, Emperor of the French


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King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation gislative body of Holland, a commission of of the Rhine, Mediator of the Swiss Confe 15 members, to proceed to Paris, in order to deration, &c. have decreed, and do hereby de- constitute a council, whose business shall be. cree, as foilow:

to regulate definitively all that relates to the Title 1. Art. 1. Holland is united to public and local debts, and to conciliate the France.-2. The city of Amsterdam shall be principles of the union with the localities and the third city of the empire. -3. Holland interests of the country.-13. Our ministers shall have six senators, six deputies to the are charged with the execution of the present council of state, 25 deputies to the legis. decree. (Signed) Jative body, and iwo Judges in the court of

By the Emperor NAPOLEON. cessation.-4. The officers by sea and land, (Signed) The Minister Secretary of State, of whatever rank, shall be confirmed in their

H. B. Duke of BASSANO. employments. Commissions shall be deli. Holland, in consequence of the above, has vered to them, signed with our hand. The since annexed to France! Toyal guard shall be united to our imperial

HOLLAND. guard. Title II.--Of the Administration for 1810.

The King of Holland has abdicated 5. The Duke of Placentia, arch-treasurer his Throne, and on the occasion he pubof the empire, sball repair to Amsterdam in

lished the following declaration : the capacity of our lieutenant-general. He

“ Louis Napoleon, by the grace of God, and shall preside in the council of ministers, and

the constitution of the kingdom, King of attend to the dispatch of business. His func- Holland, constable of France. To all those tions shall cease the 1st of January, 1811,

who may see or hear, or read these presents, the period when the French administration

Health shall commence.-6. All the public fuaction.

Hollanders. Being convinced that no. aries, of whatever rank, are confirmed in thing more tor your interest or your welfare their employments.

can be effected by me, but, on the contrary, Title !!1.-of the Finances.—. The pre. considering myself as an obstacle which may sent contributions shall continue to be levied

prevent the good-will and intentions of my until the 1st of January, 1811, at which pe

brother towards this country, I have resigned siod the country shall be eased of that burden, my rank and royal dignity in favour of my and the imposts put on the same footing as for eldest son, Napoléon Louis, and of bis brother, the rest of the empire.-8. The budget of Prince Charles Louis Napoleon. receipts and bisbursements shall be submitted

“ Her Majesty, the Queen, being of right, to our approbation before the 1st of August and according to the constitution, regent of next. Only one-third of the present amount

the kingdom, the tegency shall, till her arria of interest upon the public debe shall be care

val, be vested in the council of ministers.' ried to the account of expenditure for 1810.

Hollanders.--Never shail I forget so The interest of the debt for 1808 and 1309, good and virtuous a people as you are: my not yet paid, shall be reduced to one-third,

last thought, as well as my last sizh, shall and charged on the budget of 1810.-9. The

be for your happiness. On leaving you, I custom-houses on the frontier, other than

cannot sufficiently recommend to you to rethose of France, shall be organized under the ceive well the military and civil officers of superintendance of our directer general of the France. This is the only means to gratify custom- houses. The Dutch custom houses his Majesty the Emperor, on whom your fare, shall be incorporated therewith. The line of

that of your children, and that of your whole custom-houses now on the French frontier, country, depends. And now, as ill-will and shall be kept up until the 1st of January, calumny can no longer reach me, at least so 1811, when it shall be removed, and the com

far as relates to you, I have a well-rounded munication of Holland with the empire be hope that you will at length find the reward free.-10. The colonial produce, actually in for all your sacrifices, and for all your mage Holland, shall remain in the hands of the nanimous firmness.

"Louis NAPOLEON. owners, upon paying a duty of 50 per cent. ad valorem. A declaration of the amount

“ Done at Haarlem, July 1, 1910.” shall be made before the 1st of September,

ITALY. at farthes:. The said merchandize, upon pay. Strong symptoms of dissatisfaction have ment of the duties, may be imported into been manirested throughout the Papal States, France, and circulated through the whole ex and which the dignified clergy are suspected tent of the empire.

of promoting, has rendered it necessary for Title IV. 11. There shall be at Amsterdam the goverior to colleci in the vicinity of a special administration, presided over by one Rome an armed force of 20,000 men. Many of of our counsellors of state, which shall have the French troops were, until lately, quartered the superintendance of, and the necessary upon the inhabitants, but in consequence or funds to provide for, the repairs of the dikes, the numerous assassinations which this dis. polders, and other public works.

persion occasioned, it was abandoned, and the Title V. 12. In the course of the present cathedrals, and other public buildings, have month, there shall be nominated, by the lg. been converted into barracks for their use.



following answer, which I hasten to convey American papers to the 20th ult. have been to you by a special messenger : received. The correspondence between Mr. ANSWER. The only condition required for Pinkney and the Marquis Wellesley, as also the revocation by his Majesty the Emperor, that between General Armstrong and the of the decree of Berlin, will be a previous Duke of Cadore, have been published; the revocation by the British government of her Haller place in the strongest light the violence blockades of France, or part of France (such and injustice of the French government. as that from the Elbe to Brest, &c.) of a Indeed, while Champagny the French minister date anterior to the aforesaid decree.--I have was negociating, Buonaparte and his friend the honour to be, with very high respect, Murat, sell the vessels which are the subject &c.

(Signed) of negociation, and pocket the money. The

JOHN ARMSTRONG. justification given of such a proceeding by

Foreign Office, March 2. Champagny is, that it was a reprisal upon

SIR. I have the honour to acknowledge America for her non-intercourse laws but the receipt of your note of the 15th ult. whethe absurdity of this reply is apparent, since ther any, and if any, what blockades of the vessels were seized in February and March France, instituted by Great Britain during last; whereas Buonaparte had known of the the present war, before the 1st day of Janunon interconrse law nine months before, and ary, 1807, are understood by his Majesty's had apparently approved of it. This conduct government to be in force ? I have the hoinduces General Armstrong to remark upon pour to acquaint you, that the coast, rivers, the more equitable treatment sustained by his and ports, from the river Elb: to Brest, both country from England than from France. inclusive, were notified to be under the re« Surely,” says he, “ if it be the duty of the strictions of blockade, with certain modificaUnited States to resent the theoretical usurpa tions, on the 16th of May, 1806; and that tions of the British Orders of November 1807,

these restrictions were afterwards compreit cannot be less their duty to complain of the hended in Order of Council of the 7th of Jadaily and practical outrages on the part of nuary, 1807, which order is still in force. France.”' Champagny does not reply to this


WELLESLEY. remark. We know not what may be the de

William Pinkney, esq. termination of the An.erican government at

Extract of a Letter from General Armstrong this crisis ; but from a review of the whole to Mr. Smith, dated Paris, April 4, 1810. of the documents it appears to us, that whe. Alter seven weeks detention in England, ther they make war upon France or not, the John Adams has at length got back to France is actually making war upon them in France. She arrived in the roads of Havre the only way she can; for, as to capturing on the 28th ult. their vesseis upon the high seas, that she is -I informed Mr. Champagny first, that Mr. unable to do through our intervention : she Pinkney had not been able lo send by this con. can therefure but seize them when they are veyance the result of his application to the decoyed within her reach.

British government concerning the blockades Private letters from NewYork to the 20th, of France prior to the Berlin decree; but mention that the executive government that he hoped to be able to send it in a few would require the assistance of Congress, and days by another conveyance; and second, that that either the embargo must be removed, or if he (Mr. Champagny) had any thing to a strict system of non-intercourse adopted. communicate which would have the effect of It is alleged, that it is impossible to bring changing the present relations of the two Great Britain ard France to any amicable ne countries, and which he wished to be early gociation, and that therefore it will be expe- known to the government of the Unitei dient to shew them the imperious necessity States, he would do well to let me know it of such an arrangement, by depriving them within 24 hours, as the messenger would of the produce of the Republican territories. leave Paris within that time. To this mes. The absurdity of going to war with Europe, sage I received froin him the following anin the present condition of the United Siates,,swer: That “ for many days past nothing ia is by all parties ackowledged.

the nature of business, and unconnected with DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE. the marriage of the Emperor,could be transact. From General Armstrong to Mr. Pinkney. ed: and that for soule days to come the same Paris, January 25, 1810.

cause of delay would continue to operate ; A letter from Mr. Secretary Smith, of the that my letters were still before the Emperor, 1st of December last, made it my duty to in and chat he would seize the first moment to quire of his Excellency the Duke of Cadore, get some decision in relation to them.” Thus what were the conditions to which his Ma.

you see every thing is yet in air. jesty the Emperor would annul his decree,

Extract of a Letter from General Armstrong corunly cailed the Berlin decree; and whe

to Mr. Smith, dated Paris, April 7, 1810. ther, in Grcat Britain revoked her blockades The Emperor left Paris two days ago for or a wale anterior tu chat decree, his Majesty St. Cloud, whence he goes to Compeigne, woulu consent to revoke the said decree. To where he will remain till Easter. It is not these questions I have this day received the probable that I shall have an answer to my


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