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of independent states, no matter how silb-ı attempts to excite civil war and destroy versive of natural rights, or unwarranted the Goverament, in justice. Yet many years may not pass “ Art. 1. NAPOLEON BUOYA over, when oppressed Europe may look .PARTE is declared a Traitor and Rebel, back with regret, that the preponderant for having appeared with arms in his military power is not France that the hands in the Depariment of the l'ur. dictator of the ocean is not England. It is enjoined to all Governors, ComThe charm which gave decisied victory 10 mandants of the armed force, Nationalthe arms of France, where ever they ap- Guards, Civil Authorities, and ereu simpeared, is shattereil in the entrance of ple Citizens, to arm against hiin, to hostile armies into Paris; the spirit which arrest and carry him beiore a Cowcil once animated their fragments can never of War, whic!, aller having recognised more be combined, to reuder them fearful his ideality, shall apply to bin the to the repose of Europe. No, nor per- penalties pronounced by the Law. haps will the naval ascendancy of England 2. Shall be punished with the same ever render neiessary such another rise of penalties, and as guilty of the same military genius, or sach varied system s of crimes. continental combination. One more view, “ 'The solliers and persons of every and I bave done-one which claims atten- grade, who shall have accompanied or zion, and is lispored to excite anxieties of followed the said Buonaparte in his inno triting interest. Russia, elated by its vasion of the French territory, unless military p:cwess, glowing with an ardour in the delay of cight days from the pube natural to humanity, may easily burst ils lication of ihe present ordonnance, ey frozen bonds, ant pour its barbaroits come and make their submission to our hordes on the lights of the civilizel Governors, Commanders not liary viworld; and, in iis razred e Toris, rent the visions, Generals, or Civii Administrators. hari won laurel ere it tirals entwice thie " 3. Shall be equally prosecuiet and proud expectant brow of Britain, and with punished as abertors and aceomplices of ihe broken emblem decorate iis owl, yet reselion, and oi aitempts to change the but a little since trans-atlantie colonies. - form of Government and provoke civil But it is the inevitable fate of man, vi na- war, all civil and military administrators, Lions, perhaps of worlds, to arrive at some chiess, and persons employed in the said given point in perfection, then to retrogade alministration, payers and receivers of until lost in the obscurity of eternity, and public money, even simple citizens, who are heard of no more!

shall, direcily or indirectly, lead aid to Amrcus BRITANNIE. Buonaparte.

4. Shall be punished with the same BUONAPARTE IN FRANCE !!!

penalties, conformably to the 102d ar

ficle of thie Penal Code, those who by This uulooked for and extraordinary speeches made in public places or occurrence was anounced last night to socielies, by placards stuck up, or by the asiouished instabitants of the metro- printed writings, shall have taken part, polis, by the publication of the following or engaged citizens to take part in the oficial documents in all the evening revolt, or to abstain from repelling it. papers:

" 5. Our Chancellor, Ministers, SeORDONNANCE OF THE KING, cretaries of State, and our Director-GeCONTAINING MEASURES OF GENERAL neral of Police, each in what concerns SAFETY.

him, are charged with the execution of “ Louis by the Grace of God, King the presentúrdonnance, which shall be inof France and Navarre, to all those who serted in the Bulletin of Laws, addressed shall see these presents, health.

to all Governors of Nihtary divisions, “The 12111 article of the Constitutional Generals, Commanders, Prefects, SubCharter charges us especially with ma- Prefects, and Mavors of our kingdom, king regulations and ordonnances neces- with orriers to cause it to be printed and sary for the safety of the State. It stuck up at Paris, and wherever else it would be essentially compromised if we may be needful. did vot take prompt measures to repress Given at the Castle of the Thuillethe enterprise which has just been formed ries, 6th March, 1815, and the 2014 upon one of the points of our kingdom, year of our reign. uud to , revent the effect of plots and

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I bing." But I find I must postpone my * The Chancellor of France, DAVERAY.” remarks on this interesting subject. The PROCLAMATION,

landing ot' Napoleon in Trance will ocCONVOCATION OF THE LEGISLATURE. cupy public attention for some days at

“We had on the 31st December last leact. They appear already as mad about adjourued the two Houses, to resume tuis event as they were when they beard their sittings on the 1st May. During uilis deposition ; but, although a great that time we had been preparing the ob- many are rejoicing at this oczurrence, jects upon which they were to occupy, who formerly exulted in liis downfal, themselves. The march of the Congress such is the fickle disposition of lionest of Vienna permitted us to believe in the John, that it will be some time before his general establishment of a solid and sentiments upon this subject, or his opidurable peace; and we were engagedi, nion as to the defeat of liis Anucricant without (tasing,

in all those labours army bej roperly ascertained. which might ensure the tranquillity and

BULLETIN. happiness of the people. This tranqui- iar Dipariment, Harch 8. 1815. lity is disturbed-this happiness may be Captain Wylly arriveil this morning compromised by malevolence and trea- with dispatches from nje reitnerul

The promptitude and wisdom of Lamberi, detailing the operations against ile measures which we are taking will the encuy in the neighbourhoed of New check their progress. Full of confidence ! Oricans. It appears that the army INin the zeal of which our Chambers have der the command of Major General çiven us proofs, we are eager to call Keane, was landed at ule heard of the them around us.

Bayone, in the vicinity of New Orleans, If the enemies of the country have on the morning of the 20 Decemier, founded their hope upon the divisions without opposition; it was, however, which they have always endeavoured to attacked by the enemy in the course of foment, its supporters, its legal deten- the night sticceeding the landing, when, ders wil destroy that crimnai hope by after an obstinale contest, the enemy the unat:ackable force of an uudestructi- were repulsed on all points will consible union.

derable loss. On the morning of the " For these canses, we have ordered 25th, Sir E. Pakenham arrived, and asand so order what follos:

sumed the command of thie army. 01 Art. 1. 'The Chamber of Pecrs and the 27th at daylight, the troops moved the Chamber of Deputies of Depart- forwardi, driving the enemy's picquets lients are convoked extraordinarily in the lo within six miles of the town, when usual place of their Sittings.

the main body of the enemy was disco" 2. The Peers and ljeputies of De-vered posted behind a treasi-work, extenpartments abseit from Paris, skali repair ding about 1090 yards, with the right Wither as soon as they are informed er resting on the dississippi, and the left on the present Proclamation.

a thick wood. The interval between the " 3. The present Proclamation shal 271h December, and the 8th January, Le inserted in the Bulletin of Lars, au- was empked in preparations for an attack (ressed to all the Frefects, Sub-prefects, upon the chemy's position, Tie allückr Mayors, and municipalities or the king which was intended to have been made ou dut, published alid stuck up at Paris, the light of ile 7th, did not, (wing to the anti evert uliere else.

difficulties experienced in die passage of " 4. Gjure hancellor and our Ministers, the Mississippi, boy a corps under Lieut. each in wlid concerns them, are charge Clone! i doriton, wbich nas destined to ed vitla the execution of the present.

act on the righ: vank u the river, take “Given at the Castle of the 'i buille place iill early on the morning of the 8th. ries, Cth March, and of our reign the 2002. The divisien, 10 201 the storming of

"Locis.” the enemy's work has entrusted, moved

to the attack at that time, but being ioo DRIEPING THE YANKEES!!! soon diseovered by the enemy were receive Weil Johnny Bull what do you thirak ci ed with a galling and severe tire from all matters now.

Does the following bulle- parts of their me. Major-General Sir tin slew that you have been able, as the Edward Pakenhun, wiro bud placed patriotic Aiderman said you woud, to nie self at the head of the troops, was ungive the è ankees “a confounded drub- fortunately filled at tic itad oi the glucis,

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and Niajor-Generals Gibbs anci Keane, 432 ---Lieuls. J. Meyrick (letit leg ainputated), D. were nearly at the same moment wound-441) ---C. 14. Det.biz [Lo-Cut], slightly; ed. The effect of this upon the troops Lieni. R. Smith, H. Birsli, R. Pholari, W. 'ones, caused a hesitation in their advance, and severely : W. Maclean, slig'uly; Ensiuns J. though order was restored by the advance 95-Deut-Clow. Tiuruun, Licut. B. č.

White, B. Ilmsdon, and J. Donaldson, severely. of the reserve under Major-General Lam.

U qualart, severely, not dangerously, burt, to whom the coniuand of the army 93---Carteins R. Ryan, Boulgir, Mikenzie, and had devolved, and Colonel Thornton liad Ellis, severely; Lieutenants N'Lean. Spark, and succeeded in the operation assigned to

Ni'l'herson, slighily: C. Gordon, agd J. Hay, him on the right bank of the river;vet the 95---C'apiain J. Travers, severely ; Captain

severely : f'olunteer Wilsoll, slightly. Major-General, upon the consideration

Travers, sicily; Lieutenan's J. Reynolds, Sir of the viliciltics which yet remained to J. Ribon, d. Glossci, J. W. Black horne, and R. he surmounted, did not think himself

Barker, severels.

Royal Marines --Craparin Gilbert Elliott, slighils ; justified in ordering a renewal of the at

Lintenants Il. Ellioll and C. M..gan, sliyinly. tack. The troops, therefore, retired to i ist West Imtia Reziment- Cipain Isles, severely, the position which they had occupied Lieutenants M.Donald and Morgan, severly previous to the attack. Iu iliat position Royal Navy--Cupt. Money. bis Majesty's ship

Ensign Pilkington, severely; and Mellar, slighils. they remained tiil the evening of the 18th

Trave, severely'; Aludsnijman Wolcombe, luis when the whole of the wounded, with Majesty's slip roonant, (tillo. the exception of 80 (whom it was con- M159280.–44. Fool-- Lieut. E. Field, wounded. sidered dangerous to remove) the field | 21 dillo -Capi. Jas. M'llanje (Major), and A.

kidd ; Licuis. J. Stewart, A. B. Armstrong, artillery, and all the stores of every

Jas. Brady, wounded; J. Tuacork; R. Carr, description, having been embarked, the

wounded; J. S. M. Toublani ; and P. Quill, army retired to the head of the Bayone,

wounded. where the landing had been originally 1:31. ditto--Capu. Robl. Simpson, severely wounded.

411h diluciniret. W. Kniphit. effected, and re-embarked without moles- 931 dittolicats. G. Aiunro, J. AI'Donald, woondtation.

ed; and B. Graves wounded ; Volunteer B. Names of Officer's killed and rounded

Johnston. and the missing in the Action of the Names of the officer's killed, wounded, 8th of January.

and missing, in the operations precedKillud. -lieneral Staff--Major-General Ilon. Sic ing and subsequent to the action of the F. Pakenham, Commander of the forces : Capt.

8th Jan. 1815. Thomas Wilkinson, 85ih, Major ut Brigade. 4111 Foot - Ensign Wm. Crowe.

KILLED—Royal Artillery.--Lient. Alex. Ramsay qui Ditto-Major Gcorge King, Captain George 4111 Poul Civpr. Francis Juhnstone, and Lieut.

Royal ingeniers-Lieut. Peter Wright. ilenty:

John Sutherland. 21st Dino--Najar J. A. Whitaker, Capt. R. Renny 21.1. dito-Capt. Wm. Contan. (Licut..Cul.), Licus. Donale M. Dovalo.

41 dillo-- Licut. John Blakeney. 4411 Dildo-Lieutenant R. Davies, and Ensign i 8.311i Hillon-Captains Charles Gray, and Charles M'Lusky.

Ilarris. 934 Dit:1..--Lieut.-Col. R. Dalc, Capus. T. Iliichins,

1st. Il est India Tergt. -Capt. Francis Collings. and . Mirhead.

WOUNDED.-General Suite--Lieur.-Col. Stoveni, WOUNDED.--- General Staff-Major-General Gibbs, 2.411 Foot, A. A. G. severely, not dangerously;

severely, since diad ; Major-Gjeneral lenne, se. MI:n joc Houper, 87111 Peot, 1. A. G. severely verriy; Captains H. E. Shaw, 4111 Fusi, ( Brilishi

(lenge amputated; Lieut. D lancy Evans, 31 Infantry), slightly, and L. Delacy Evans, 30

Dragoons, D.A.Q. N. G. severely. Dragoon, D. A. Q. M. G. severely.

Royal Anillery-Lieuts, James Christie, severely,
Aill Foot-lieut.-Cal. F. Brooke, slightly ; Major and B. S, Poynter, slightly.

A D. France, Lieut. Col. severely. Caplains J. 41h Pool-Lieui. l'hos. Moody, severely.
Williamson, I. Jones, J. W. Fleicher, R. Erskine, 210 foul--Lieut. Jolin Levock, slightly.
severely, snd ). S. Craig, sligbidy ; Lieutenants 13.1 dinto-Lieut. Edward D'Arcy, severely (both
W. H. Brooke, .). Nariin, G. Richarrison, 11.

legs amputated.
Squire, C. H. Farringlan, James Marshal, H. 81 Foot-Capt. James Knox, Lieuts. George
lidrews, severely, and E. P. Ilopkins, J. Salvin, Ililings, F. Maunsell, W. Hickson, and Hubert
P. Baulby, G. il. learne sliylilly ; Ensigns Charlton, severely: Lieu. J. W. Boys, slightly;
Thomas Burrell, severity, and A. Gerrard, J. Emin Sir Fred. Exten, severely (sinee dead);
Fernandez, B. Newton, sliginly ; Adjutant W. Ensign Thomas Armby, slightly
Richardson, severely,

0314 ciio.--Lieut. A. Piratif, severely (since dead); 7th Poot-Captains W. E. Page, severely, J.J. A. 971b diito--Capit. W. Hallen, and Lieut. Daniel

Mullens, stighly; Lieutenan's M. Higgins, sc- Forbes, severely; Lient. J. G. Farmer, slightiy. verely. B. Lorentz, slighus.

Missing..--Bui Poul---Livut. W. Walker, and 2151--Lieut.-Culouel W. j'ateison (Colonel), se. Ensign George Ashion.

vercly, not dangerously; Major E. J. Ross; Lieuls. 951h dillo--- Mujer Samuel DIitchell. J. lliers, and A. Gediies, severely.

Gratud total

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upon the subject, my hatred, my abhorrence of this Bill have only been

more strongly confirmed. I shall, there. TO THE PEOPLE OF HAMPSHIRE: fore, continue to do every lawful act in On the 9th inst. I delivered to Mr. I my power to prevent it becoming a law.

If only one Gentleman from every town, BOSANQUET, the High Sheriff of this aud from every considerable village, were County, a Requisiticn for a County to attend at Botley, the work of signing Meeting, signed by myself and by 581 Petitions might be very easily and speeother freeholders, and others, the place dily accomplished. of abode of each of whom was written

WM. COBBETT, against his name. MR. BOSANQUET, on the 11th inst. inforined me, by letter, that he should not comply with the re

NAPOLEON'S RETURN. quest of the persons who had signed the If ever there was news that struck like said Request. This his letter, together a thunder-bolt, this was that news. with a proposition for further proceed- Many persons seem to be out of their ings, shall be published next week, after wits at it. After having seen the deliverI have had an opportauity of consulting ance of Europe accomplished, they really personally with some of the Gentlemen appear to be delivered of their senses. who signed the Requisition. And, for --For my part, I am wholly unable to this purpose, I beg leave to invite such judge of the probabilities that exist in of these Gentlemen as may have leisure, favour, or against Napoleon's enterprise; to meet me at THE DOLPHIN INN, but, after viewing what the people of AT BOTLEY, on Saturday next, the Italy, Genoa, Switzerland, Spain, and 25th inst. at 12 o'еlock in ihe day. it even France have experienced, in consewill be as convenient to every body else quence of his fall

, I cannot say, that his to go to Botley as to go to Winchester, restoration would, to me, be matter of and much more convenient to me to re- surprise, especially when I consider how main at home, especially as I have al- large a part of the soldiers and of the ready been much from home on the bu- people of France were, and always apsiness. When met, we shall be able to pear to have continued firmly attached to adopt some plan for the signing of peti- him.--As to wishes, they avail nothing ; rious in all parts of the county. No one but we are now all free to express those will deny, that we have a RIGHT to Pe- which we entertain. Our country is at tition, that is to say, to PRAY. The peace with the Emperor of Elba as well poorest of us may PRAY even to God; as with the King of France. My wishes and, surely, we may PRAY to the Par- are, that the Jesuits, the Dominicans, liament ! In our Church service, in our and the Inquisition may be put down Common Prayer Book, there are prayers again. I do not care much by whom ; against DEARTH, and thanksgivings but these "ancient and venerable instifor plenty, or cheapness; and, surely, “tutions," as the Cossacks of New when coru is cheap, we may PRAY to England call them, I wish to see cointhe Parliament not to pass a law, tend-pletely destroyed. Louis the desired ing to make it dear! The moment that has not done what was promised. He the Corn Bill appeared in the House of has not abolished the heaviest taxes; he Commons, that moment I declared, that has not left religion as be found it; he if there was but one man in all England has not adhered to the Code Napoleon; to petition against it, I would be that he has not left the press free. I do not man. After very attentively listening to know, that, surrounded as he has beeu, every thing that I have seen or heard that he could have done more than be has done ; but, he has not done all that Farewell Blockheads, unless in cases of was expected, and has done some things actual investiture!-I shall be told, that which were not expected.-It is quite we have not stipulated with America to impossible for me to know, whether, refrain from any of these impediments to or no, Napoleon, is best calculated to neutral commerce. Oh, no! There needs make France happy; but, to him who is no stipulation. The events on Lakes 300st disposed to make her happy and Ontario and Champlain, at New Orfree, I most sincerely wish success.-- leans and Mobile, at Fayal, and on the At any rate, with the same earnestness, Ocean itself, will, I am very certain adwith the same anxiety, with the same monish our ministers of the danger of forebodings of evil if my prayer be re bringing the Repnblic on our backs, while jected, which I felt when I so often be we have to look France in the face. The sought our Governmcut not to embark, war, the war which I so laboured to and, when embarked, not to persevere, prevent; that war, which was to divide in the war against the Republic of Ame- and subjugate the Republic according to rica, I now beseech, I implore them, not, the predictions of our Cossack writers; on any account, to draw the sword, to that war has left the Republic on the waste the treasure and pour out the trippie pinnacle of inilitary, naval, and blood of our beloved and long suffering political glory: happy for her, if it has country in this new quarrel. We all also left her with a deep horror for all now feel the sorrows of a twenty years war, not necessary to the preservation war, in the taxes and troubles which of her independence, rights, honour and have trod upon its heels. If a new war liberty! But, seeing what has passed, were now to be undertaken, and that, do our Cossack writers expect to see her too, for the sake of the Bourbons, what again acting the humble and the degrarlmust be our fate? The question would ing part which she acted before ? Do now be cleared of all the rubbish of they not see, that the very first infringe1792. If the king of France stand in ment on her neutral rights will be the need of no foreign aid, why should we draw sigual for our seeing herBits of striped the sword to give him aid ? If be do Bunting" Aying and our hearing the stand in need of foreign aid, is it not sound of her cannon in the English clear, that the people of France are Channel ? What, then, would be the against him ? If we, in the former case, other consequence of war? Why, we interfere, we do it unnecessarily; if it should see the ocean covered with Amein the latter case, we make war to force rican merchant ships. The Republic upon a foreign nation a Government would carry on half the trade of which it does not like. Therefore, it the whole world. France would be appears to me, that it is impossible to supplied with colonial produce. Hier justify war against Napoleon upon any trade would flourish in the midst of ground that, at present, exists.--Besides, war. We should mahe few prizes. Our have the writers, who already begin to prize-courts would have nothing to do. cry for war, considered at all of the There would be little for our navy to consequences ? All the taxes hitherto col- gain. Our mercantile marine would have lected must be continued ? The Debt little employment. That of the Ameriand the taxes must go on augmenting, can Republic would swell to an enormons till, at last, it will be impossible to go on. amount. Her military marine would inBut, is this all ? Is this all? Would not crease in the like proportion. And, at our situation be very different indeed | the end of a few years (many would not from what it was during the war? Then, be wanted), it would not be at all wonthough our expenses enormous, derful, if she were able to step in and dethey were, in some degree, balanced by side the war.-Reader; am I talking foolthat monopoly of trade and commerce, ishly? Am I rattling on? Am I exaggewhich put our hands into the purse of rating the danger ? Look back to the pages all the world, and which, after destroy-ottle Register, in the year 1812, while I ing all the military fleets in Europe, we was yet in prison for writing about the so easily maintained. Now, what would flogging of Local militia-men and the prebe the case ? Farewell Licences ! Fare- sence of German troops on the ocasion, well Orders in Council ! Farewell Im- and just before I paid the Prince Regent pressments on board of American Ships!! a thousand pounds tine, in the uame and

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