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Their aim was to make themlclres mallei: of the wood of Murtaial. In this view they attacked Vvith a superior forcu the village of O.s, above Landrecies, palled the Sambre near this place, as well as >icar Landrecies, ar.d attacked with about 11 or 14,000 men the abatis before the village of Ponlmertuil, occupied by the Ailllrian regiment of Brechenville. This regiment was, by filch a superiority of numbers, forced to fall back, and to a iandon the abatis and the village. Du ring its retreat, the enemy's hoife tnade an attempt to fall upon the regiment \ but f the Austrian regiment of Royal Alle jnaud attacked them with so much gal lantry, that they were thrown into con fufion, 101 l about jo horses, and were o bliged to give up their attempt. The two corps cannonaded each other till one o'clock. At this time, some reinforce ments having arrived under the orders of General Kray, our trojps were immedi ately ordered to re-attack the village, as well as the abatis. The regiment of Brechenville attacked-in front, whilst Ge neral Kray was turning the village ; which manoeuvre, executed with equal bravery and ikill, fncceeded so well, that the enemy were obliged to abandon the' village, as well as the abatis; with the loss of five pieees 01 cannon, and a great number of inen. The French left 540 men dead on the field, besides about dou ble that number "wounded. Our loss is 150 tpen killed and wounded. PARIS, March 28. The forty-one Setlioim of Paris pro duced during the 3d decade df Vsntofe, 29,892 pounds of laltpetre. The Bishop of Saone and Loire, and Etienne Thiery, have been convi&ed of supporting the conspiracy of the Heber tk'i.3, and have been condemned to death. NATIONAL CONVENTION. 7 Germinal, March 27. Barrere—" It has been found that the Revolutionary army is a dangerous inlti tution, on account of its being more im mediately within the army of the Gene ral of it. It resembles the power of Cromwell; or the usurped power of a Senate You want neither Pretorian band nor Janizaries —The Committee of Pubh'c Safety therefore proposes you to decree— j. That the Revolutionary Army shall £ be disbanded—and that the soldiers who compose it shall return to their former occupations, furrenderiug firft to the Republic their arms and equipage. 2. Their pay (hall be continued to the firft of Floreal (20th April.) 3. Such soldiers of this army as wish dill to serve the Republic (hall be incorpo rated into the other armies. 4. No alteration is intended to be made in the Artillery belonging to this ar my. The Executive Council, howe ver. shall not be able to make any dif poiition in any one of these corps of artillery, without an order from the Committee of Public Safety. De creed. LONDON, April 5. he King of Naples has lately com municated to the Sicilian nobility, that the augmentation of his army, for the present campaign, will consist of 10, coo men, and that the expenses of maintain ing that corps will amount to 163,000 ducats; the barons, the nobility, and o ther ricn land holders, therefore, were re quired to contribute monthly the sum of 120,000 ducats, the reft of which expen ces will be paid out of the King's trea sury. The hanking-hotife of De .la Rue and Co. at Genoa, has lately opened a loan for the King of Sweden, at 5 per cent, intercll. Mrs. Jordan dines three times a week with the Duke of Clarence at St. James's aee. Whenever (he visits there, the is »ttended by her Maid of Honour, and the 'uriery attendants ot the voung prince, in a lecond coach. The Situation of Paris is tranquil, and the pifcovery and definition of the conipiracy p Cra to have produc*d on the part of the reople an unanimous determination to sup- j port the National Convention. UNITED STATES, LI.XINGTON, (lieu.) May ji Court of Oyer and Terminer* 011 Monday last came on the trial of Wni. ot MaAilbn county, for paflir.g coup.- >. forfeit bills of the bank ct North America. com, . nued tv -o days, „,k! on tile v tiiira he received ien enc.e vr death ! - •e V me fu Jor h ' 3 «**cuioi» is the iofh day of June. 3 s a . ict . t ?r f T om a in Botetourt county to Jus iriend m Suuijtvri, we learn t t..at Mr.Lettwich, a deputy flijriffof Wythe e county, was lately murdered* J> . AUGUSTA, (Gecu) May 10. f iiftf eXp c a ." IVCd town on Tuesday - It o'" ( ' en ' Clarke so his excellency the Governor, giving information, that a en a s S ( iu PP oied . to be Cherolcees t- ) tiOont in number came t into the fronter fcttlemcats ofFrankiii, eo.m - ty, and stole a number of horses. Lieut. - Hay, lUtioited at' the bifocals of Appa » * a <-h«kj>Mrfun4g their trail with 18 dragoons _ was ora\vn into their ambuscade, himfelf & . . two of mul ftll, And anoi.hv r dangerous ; '? wounded—the Indians went off with : their booty. ' r ac . cc ' rcl to* terms of peace P lpoken of by tne Indian agent. ■ VV> are informed by Capt. Bonner, of I.t. I .> ivunncl s regiment Hanccv k county,that ■ on UiC lfto / May. Capt. M-Kenzie, offaid regi.m-nt, had a muster of his compan Vi two miles from Fort Fidius, to draft men foi the frontier service, where Major Woolen of laid regiment attended—That 15 foidier- of thetederalgarufoncametofaidmuflergroi'-id —that a disturbance ensued, and that the laid i/tsjor was killed by an unlucky blow on the nead, given by one of the soldiers from that garrison ; and that the said foidi er was delivered up to the civil authority, and confined in M'Kenzie's Block hojfe. ' — I 'II mniw PHIL ADELPHIA, JUNE 2. Friday last, in tile abferice of the Vice- President of the United States, the Se nate proceeded to the choice of a Pieli dent of the Senate pro ttmpure—when Mr. Izard of South-Carolina was choilm. The performances at the Theatre this evening, arc for the Benefit of Mrs. War<tell— The comic opera of Lionel and Llar'iJ[a, will afford a fine opportunity for the display of those vocal powers which Mrs. Warrell pofTefles in so emi nent a degree. This Lady is a pupil of theßritiih Rofeius—a circ.imfiance which fcarci'ly need be mentioned, when her stile and niaurier of flnging ai d playing, always tmc to nature, are ai.mdtred,.— L\ti solicitous to merit approbation, we doubt not Mrs. Warrell will this evening experienct the beneficence of a crouded house.! The life of J. P. Brifiot, tran Hated ' f |om tM French, written by himfiai— is published in London. Lord Hawkefbury in a speech the 3d of April in the House of Lords on the " naval trade and commerce" of Great Britain fays—" That the fiiips fitted out for privateering the lafl wa-, in the port of Liverpool alone, had a greater number 01 men, than all the ships fitted out in the reign of Q. Elizabeth against the Spanish Armada—-that the itrength of Great Bri tain from these sources in the reign of George the firft, was barely a fourth of what it is at present—and that the num ber of sailors in merchant (hips, now in Great Britain, only, amounted to up wards of 116,000 men." Great ferments fays the London Morn ing Chronicle, fublill in different parts of Poland, and nothing but the presence of an immenfc Ruffian army kt eps the people of Warfare quiet—The fame paper favs —" It is now perfectly undeHUod, and even acknowledged, that the king of Prus sia has withdrawn him("elf as a principal from the war. He has dotie this upon an arrangement, the basis of which is, that if the French do not attack Germany, he (hall not attack France, nor attempt to didlate to them in any way with regard to the settlement of their conllitution. Dispatches from Berlin announce that a negociation is begun fortaking into Bri tish pay their troops, by which Britain is to be saddled with the expenci of au ar my of 30,000 Prussians. APPOINTMENTS—by authority. James Monroe of Virginia, Minister Pleni potentiary of the United States to the French Republic. William Short, Minister P.efident to his Ca tholic majesty. John Quincey Adams, Minister Resident to their nigh mightinefles the iiatcs general of the United Netherlands. James Simpfon, Consul at Gibraltar, and for such other places as (hall be nearer to the said port than to the rcfidenct of any other ' * \ onful or vice-tonfiH of the United fftutej, 'he lame allegiance. Pi.Jip^Uvic, consul in Franeonia in Germany 1 e 'er xroliechy, confui at the port of Leghorn. - Melius, confui at Bremen. Vfi;iam.Mc.Carty,confiilattbelileoffraiic«. John Lulnan, confui at the port of Orutava i.-i i\:ir;riiFe. &c. die. Sylvanus Bourne, vice-cohful at the port of Ami'erdara, &c. P. 1. Dobree, Vice-Couful at tliie port of Nantz, anil iuch other places as (hall be nearer to the said port than to the resi dence of any other confui or vice-confuj of the Unitfid States, within the lame allegi anee. & Jofcph V/ilfon, Confui at the port of Dublin, and for fucfi other, &c. &c. Robert Weaie Fox, Conlul for the port of Falmouth in Great Britain, and such other, &c. Married at Providence, [R. I.) Mr. Ste phen Tili.inghast, Merchant, to Miss 1 hfodosia Foster, daughter of Theo dore F"oster Esq. By this Day's Mail. SALEM, May 27* Capt. George CrSwninfhieM, jun. arrived Ivr*?, last week, from Calcutta, which he Krr iaft December. He confirms the accounts we have had, of the great iu<xefs of the I'rench privateers in that quarter. The en thufialin which actuates the French in Eu -1 ope, operates upon them as powerfully in Aha their privateers make no calculations cnt?.j inequality of force, but attack and conquer ala mode de la re-volution. A Dutch liidiman of 40 guns Was taken by a small privateer brig— the men throwing tiiemfelves into the water, and fwimmirig to the ihip with their cutlafie-s, in their mouths, and boarding her os all quarters. Onr privateer of the lfle of France arrived with a large lum of ransom money for fever al velfels flic had taken, and besides had ordemi 2 i prizes into port. A private expedition* had gone irom the lfle of France against Batavia, the rei'ult of which was not known. The inha bitants of the Lie of France were apprehen , five of a visit, in their turn, from the Eng | liih, and were preparing to receive them j nurteoujly. ■ Great natural obftacies—vaft \ quantities of ordnance—a powder mill in ; the Ifland—forges for heating ihot— and men burning with patriotiim and fr.ilitr.ry ardor —such were their means of defence. >' Capt. Crowninfhield left at Calcutta, Capt. .1 Chapman of Bolton. At the Ifie of France, r Capt. Lewis, in the Pigcu, of Philadelphia ; ■, Page, in the Betsey, of Providence ; Capt. Campbell, in the Cleopatra, for Bolton, e and Capt. Rich, in the Union, for do. Mr. f Hewes, supercargo. At St. Helena, Ihip ' Dlfpatch, Capt. Newell, for Philadelphia.—- At the Cape of Good Hope, an squadron of 5 fail of two-deckers, dcjlintd J againjl the IJle of France. NEWARK, May 28. On Friday lalt arrived in this town, a gentleman immediately from New-Orleans, who descended the rivers Ohio and Miffi fippi to that place as late as March lalt, who informs that a body of Gen. Clark's party, to the number of 21, had collect ed at the mouthiof Cumberland river, allot ted as the place of rendezvous ; their in tentions were, when a fufficient number thould have collected, to proceed to Loui siana, for the purpose of attacking that place, as has been mentioned in former accounts : but a fufficient number for this purpose not having been collect ed, and Clark not complying with his promise, viz. to compensate them for their services, they determined to flop de* | tain and plunder, all boats that Ihould be found palling the river; this gentleman having been previoafly informed of their intentions, by tiling every precaution pas sed them, in the night, unperceived, and proceeded on to Lance le Grace, on the Miffifippi, (a Spanish fcttlement) where he gave information to the commandant of the designs of those ruffians. He imme diately dispatched a party of Chickafaw Indians, who fell upon them, killed three, wounded four and dispersed the remaind er, as he was informed by a gentleman who saw the affray, shortly after at New- Orleans. PORT OF PHILADELPHIA. ARRIVED. Days. Brig Nancy, Duncan, Briltol (G. B.J 64 Schr. MiJifou, Parro.k, Malaga, 59 For Charter, To the Wrjl 'India IJlands, The new Hoop A B B Y, Samuel Eames, Mailer. SHE is a itauixli good vdflel, in compleat order, a i d will carry about goo barrels. For term;, apply to the captain 011 board at Clicl nut ftieet wharl, or to JOSEPH ANTHONY & SON. June 2 vi For Charter; Lady Walter ftorffi Edward Broock, Master. • BUKTHEN 1703 barreJs, failsi'.ft, mdi, »> t'onipi-at order to take in a caigo imuicdi. ateiy. f Also for Sale or Charter, t Two New SHI PS of the burihrhof 240 tons , each. For terms applv 10 ■ JOSEPH SIMS, p Who has for file, Madeira and Sherry Wines, of the filft quality, Brandt, Red and J\,le C Je'uits Bark, & c . dec. Jn. e 2 d : To-Morrow Morning, ! Will be landed rn-ai Walnut (beet »ha f.fiotn on board the fchooncr Madison, Jas. Par rock, mafteiv trom MALAGA. Sweet Mountain WINE, >n quarter casks Soft (helled Almonds in i'acks Mufratel Raisins, in jars and o BloiUO D>. in quarter barrels, A few 7 inch Bass Cartes AND FOR S ALS BY - . . PETER KUHN. J u ™ 2 d6t Just Published, By Benjamin Johnson, and fold at hit Bookficre, No. 147, Marketflreet, The Life of Dr. Franklin, with a linking likeriel's, executed in a ly manner by TUackura and Vallance, price five fliillings. The Ready Reckoner, or Trader's Sure Guide, 3/9 The Ynung Booker's Afliftant, 6/3 The Chriliian, a poein, by Chai les Craw ford, 2f4 El'op's Fal les, 4J& Swai 's Britilh ArchitaftJ 37/6 Fame's ditto 30/ J" own and d.-iuntrv Buildei'; Affiflant. In the press, and will bepublifbed in a feu days, and fold as above, Reflections and Maxims, by Williaoi. Penn, with his advice to iiis chil j.en ,4/8. 6 mo. 2, 1794- m&rwiin NEW THEATRE. Alrs. Warrell s Night. THIS EVENING, June 2. Will be prelented, A COMIC OPERA, called Lionel and ClarifTa; O R, The School for Fathers. Sir John Flowerdale, Mr. Whitlock Col. Oldboy, M r. Bates J e " am y» Mr. Moreton Lionel, Mr. Marlhall Harman, Mr. Cleveland J en kins, Mr. Darlev Servintsi MelTrs. Darley, jun. Bid fett, and J. Warreli Lady Oldboy, Mrs. Shaw - Clarifla,(with additional songs) Mrs. Warreli Diana, Mrs. Oldmixon Jenny, Miss Willems End ol 2d *&, a HORNPIPE, by Mailer T. Warreli. End of the Opera, a new Comic Paflorai Ballet, compoled by Mr. Francis, called L'Amour trouve les Moyens: Or thfe FRUITLESS PRECAUTION. By Mons. Belona, Mr. Bliflett. Mr. Darley jun. Mailer T. Warreil, Mr. Francis, Mrs. De Marque, and Madame Gardie. To which will be added, A FARCE, never performed here, written by John O'Keefe, Esq. author of the Poor Soldier, Agreeable Surprize, &c. called Modern Antiques ; O R, The Merry Mourners. Cockletop, Mr. Francis Frank, Mr. Green Joey, Mr. Bate» Napkin, Mr. Bli.Tet Hearty, Mr. De Moulin Thomas, Mr. Warreli Mrs Ccckletop, Mrs. Shaw Mrs. Camomile, Mrs. Rowfon Belinda, Mrs. Cleveland Naq, Mrs. Francis Flounce, Mrs. Bates Betty, Miss Rowfon Tickets to be had of Mrs. Warreli, No. 31, norlh Seventh street. At the usual places, aud of Mr. Franklin at the Theatrq, where places may be taken. Also at the Library. On Wedncfday the tragedy of ROMEO and JULIET, with the ROMP, for the benefit of Mrs. MARSHALL. Mr. Darley '5 Night will be on Friday.