Courier, June 5, 1809 : Front Page

Publication: Courier June 5, 1809

Courier (Newspaper) - June 5, 1809, London, Middlesex Ll;!- ^jjuviumt fliid Insprction, al llie .Mi-ejiiig �wt:-;�,�.mrntfliid Inspection, al uie i\ii-eTiiig fiuu^e in h.iiike-.i PrtlCE SIXPEXCEOfALFPEfraJY. ^jis^J^ SGHOOL.^A SKRMOJV ivili be preached I'.u ^VWt6fhli*an�vfey-l�eR*�-Hr. YOUNG, lor the 15 i>-ni(irrii�v itjielii i�f under Female Mii- Hxu^e in S!iiik'e-cnt, with the ihnk companies o� (lie 3i VVust Jiulsa R-jjitnent, and tin- iwo rilli; com.. CJPLICS -if t;O^M�;;RCE>=-Xi�c Seventh jianies of the COlh, ar.d Major Henderson wrth rcwu^Tlta. been received fr.,u U-�t^-na,,t.Oe.r.ral'si; j Ku^l;',!:'^^^ �mrsl i:George Ueckwi.h, K.h. Commander m Cbier �f J ,* " ' ' tL", 2,1 f ^ '^'^'^'^^'^ ' - � �'�fin}-. 1-lJH was wi-ll oxicuted, and tve gained a f��onr:t{�iu iiosifinn, whence our morfars could Lecture, fiii Majesty's fiwci's iti tfie Le'ewarA ijlands, J)yJ &^^'huttUeririns�loi�s. , le Uit ef ^J}ejl*^ins'tul�� ConJtUiM^^ of Sale arc "�^.tlyereoH^- .  ' .   ' JiOvNABUi^-OAHteiNG.-l^ttTVATli TUI'rrON. [ur'ilOPKJNS begs leave ?enre!ies, rtm uppUcaiioir at his residence, ,1tiflcirtlnlfcn'. Hall, ^Foslei'-lnni!, Clienpside. 11/^-----:- Com- IWS^ ?D (liii�tiinp�uiy*sCToimd,'at jKenstneion. k - PeisoiM wishing 10 ^ptrari fnrsujfplyjiiKilie satni;. will *-'iirfrSatUeirTendifrial'flic Office oft ^ CHief Clerks ^o. ,i-Momagtie-Streel, RusH'lUguare,.hefoj:e,10 i>'Cl� to.GwnnijCt fortli^cieculiimi agH otlly,"(ii�e Bricks being TrtundKythe tompiiftV), m�jt fell^crin tlieir Teqders nt the Oajce ef the t;i(irf ,t;lerk, l^iK.WoiitaMe-strt'i't, Kusfcll-square, before 10 o'Ciock giTnursday, theSlh day of June insttiirt, sl-ftrtlier particulaRj may be known. l)y np'uliration jis ^Ve; � JOlhN FRKKAIAy. Secrotary. KNT.-Tonbridgt^ aifd Ightham KOad.-" ^ Notice. An AirtJif Parliament having Iie^ii Inieiy .iincd (�r making Turnpike llie present Ilisiiway Icudiiij; iijiie tn^tu (if Ttinbridge throcjgh Shipljoriie, io Hie vil- \ly^ un Tuesday *he'l 3th day of June insiant, at mie* rtliCaflcnwoil.jjrccij'yly, with a wriiien'tciider for s,'A paVtlojlariif the work tn be perfurmed may iy had .it the olfice of Messrs. Scn4aiteetflhei^e rfi: AertriS^ giveNoliie, that' oh Tureflay, of June next, Oey tttti be ready Jo recw'-e Ttodtrt UraONS'POItTOPCOALS^ tile delii>eredin ay, or lo force them lo sea. i tiave the satisfaction to report to your fjotd'hiii, for his Majesty's infurma. tion, that after thfci: days ofgreat loil and most actire service, the forts 'were reducinJ, and  thc_treop* sntreiidcred prisoners of war. The Jfrcnch ahi^)s tif the line pusht^J to,sea, earjy on aight'of the 14lh^ on (he I6M1 the Admiral 'be enaWctTiftwnJf'the^^ I ItaVe' thebiMiotir to iiicltre the Major-Gfencrai's report ;upot� the honoiiralde ^v'rnitnation of this service; a^id.J bi'g leave th rccouimeod to his Majesty's fa-vouraljle considtT�tion, the mcrilorious service of Ihf* get\" olTicer, i�ot ohiy in the present instance, where he held a di>rihct command, but tor his general gootl conduct dnrin;� the whole cainimign. The Olficors of all ranks hate done their duty in an exemplary manner, and the troops employed Upon this service have inaiiilaincd (hat superiority which has . adefrom the islet of Cabril, the guns of which fired over the ridge among the sttipping. When fldvancetl to the first ridge, we found (he enemy occupieti the grcit mountain which is above eight hnnc Companies under (,'a|iiains Dolling and Lnpton was great; (he a.sceni no less steep than an angle of fifty degrees, covcretl wifli bush and pridily pears, fhey most gaifaotly tjlTeded the service, and drove back the enemy wh� suffered considerably. The" Rille coittpanies were supported to their right by the flank companies of the 3:1 West India Rt-gi-ment and one company of the Royal York Rau-.gCis led by Lieutenant-Cylonel Campbell,-Deputy Adjutant.Gencral, whom I �!eta�lied for this scr. vice. i We had now a strong position. Before us wdreflie enemy's three forts, showing stout garri-soits, and llfi-ce line of battle sh^S^, and two fi-i-gates in the harbour. The large ship* very full of men. VVc fotflid, however, *e ctmid not advance without biing flanked 00 otw 4eft by the fort Isle dt; Cabrit! Two eight-iirelt howilzers were immediately landed, a battery ll\ftckly constritcK'd by i,.ieutenttit Hobbs of fhc Royal Engineers. RrigadierkGcncral Sieliclin of the Royal Artiflery and'uli his- oflicers and men were most strenuous, aad b(.>fure six that evening oar.battery opened on the enemy's .eqaadroo at a "very fair distance, '^iiont an hoiir after there were indications lh�t � (he i'Vciichsquadroti was aCbout to push oift, and .by eight it was not doubtful. Not a rnvBent was j a the fort on (he Islet. A morla> battery of two I thirieeu-inch, and four (en-inch � as immetliatvly ! I/Ui4iin, and carried on wiih uuremitted exertions; j all our men volunteering wery labour. B.tween pre : ted on shore. The ^oyal Aitillery under Brigadier-General Stchefin, have contrnucd their usual i^pirited manner. If the enemy had not capitulated yesterday, we should baveojieued a fine biiUcry of six mortars 4 and I am -certain from what happened at Martinique, our artillery woifld liave given them enough of it in one might. To Lieutenant^Coloncl Rial Ijth il.eginient, I with pleasure acknowledge the assistance J hato ?eciived from him. He (anialiaed me wilh an.o^Trto ta'ke Fort Mwelli by assault with the 15th regiment the morning of ye.'teiday during the action. J/ientenaut.Coiouel Prevost deserves equal good report. Major Henderson who tjontmatjds the reserve is a true-s. Itlirr ; and Major Alcn, 3d "West India Re^imee;. gailanlly leii kts1>lack froopii. TheStufl" have all be mi active. Lieu'enant-Colonel Campbell,-De|uiy Ad-jutan^f/^encral, I.a? been always forward4 he is a;, j'j, ^(pT who must t.^c by Ivis laerit. The Honourable Capiain lie Courcy, of the Qciart(;r. Master "General's D^^'partmcnl, has shewn an activity and exertion which does him great cre-tlit, and proves him to be an offrcer for service. Licutenatit Hubbs, Rcy^il Engineers, yielfls to iioonein work, and is an admif-able olficer fi/r a service of tins nature. The Akdical Departmetvt -haSibcen; ably conducted'1^,Doctor Barke. I li'ave been much assisted "by Col. Soter, the Roya-Iist,'a man inflexible in "loya'ty. My Aide^deiCamp, llt're^ittihi:ll equally Ix? niftsidered as prisoners of xvnr ujioji tUrlr p;�rolc� of b.'mniir.'lo b*-tranpurted to linsland until eicliansed. Thex'-sha.l reta'io theii swords. -.An,�or.-Artirl^ j, 'i, a' ojis to embark i!iiiyi-tii,'iUl\ after. i V. The troops sli;iil reUiia their personal baggajc.-An-swer.-^Ofanfcd. v. The Otiiterssh.iUaho retain their private Baggage.-. Aiiiwcr. Graiiieil. VI. All the Officer? rcgul:irly employed in Ihe AdraJni?-tralion.ruxl ftledicil O.'JJfns, iliall unt be ron.e > (;iuadaloupe, with tiieir private hii'iijaKe -'Aiisvvrr. foamed, VII. I'rivate pi'ipert) shail he r.^nerfeil, anH the inhabitants shall rtrturii lo tnrir l:i>u?irs.-All iubabiian^i pnS8e>:ing pri�p?Tly inlheS;tintiiti.^r. and goud faith of the Uriiish Nation. VIII. Whatever is doajiful in ries- Arlirle�of CapitUla- iiiiMbi(aiiu.-7?4s^wef lost; CaptainiWdCooTCy of tlie Quarter-lVIaster. �General's Department*was sept ;by me tn Captain Beater of the' X'casta, and we fired six rockets . . , - from a headJ.vid at five minutes interval, King ti* ] mcnl, will have the honour tndelivcr (his dispatch signal ifixeil tfii by thtr Admira'.' Abotit teii at to yw ; he has fceen many years witH me^ I wish eiAt,. the Three French line of feattle'shipS were , i �o^*d.get>.e prpmotltm his merit deserves. J;.�.;';r_*....-iL-. .-L .L - ikT . i have theoonourto be, fcc. ^Signed) F. I\Iaiti.amo, Maj.-Geo. Hi*?R�t*lWiicy Lieitt.-fien. Heck with. ,^ . P.-S.:,I 't'"' (icces-ary retnris. There arc 14 pieces of artillery andfuttr taortars ; 18 iu ajl in Fort Napoleon, alone, ru.'.-'cu:- (Siihcd) F. M. jjoinied from each side, wu illflieel al t,Mi*sp.jtto-nmrnMr-^' morning at eight oVlock, ib of.ti-r t1J-, U.i.ieiiant-Colonel Dep. Adj-Cent. Mi:Rcr!:r;, CasuaJa Stiu iiegiment. iJntWcd. {Signed) rril.O. aiAtTLAM), M.aj..r-Gen. P. liliAV lUi, t aptaia ..f Majesty S ship Aca.-1a, .-uid SciKor Oakw at the iiainU:. (Signed) W. MADll^R, C-lonel, Commandant les Hle� dcb JJaii^i s. Rcd, �^>'oiind.-d, and i\Ussii!jof Jhii Armyundcr Major-Gencnil Maillaiid at the l>aiiit,, train llth to iHh Apri', lt nmk aii.Uile, vnmnde.i- , , York I.ighi infantry '�ollIntef the 8ih Wtst India Regiment, is Lieutenant John i:rii.;liie-. The e AlesTC Mjiy IE, 18G9. My Lonn-When I deionfiinul upon the;e�ir&. dttion to (he North of Portugal, agaiitst Marshai Soult, I was in hopes that the Portitgue-**! General Silvierra, would be able to h(Bl4 his |u�t upon the Tamaga, till he should be reiufoiced ; iy which, and by (he .possession of Chave�, the enemy's, retreat would have been cut olf,excepting acrossiho Minho-; and I iutcndeil, if siuce+sful, (o press hinv so hard, tint (l>e passage of thai river wou^d isave been itv.praciicable. The loss of the bridge of Amaranfhe, hotvevcr, on (he 2!l inst. a!(t�red avc8 into Graliccti{^e3 a strong.and cutmnan^ing posi'iu* oulibc i�ast4idc of ^bis-Hay>'L;ie\iteiiaa!-' hood of I'cnrffiel, and had directid hit inarch.'ty* yvards Brags, This ai>p�'ar�I to be the r obsMe remit of (h� sit�ation in which lie fooHd bimse;f,1n conseqnea'p*' -;-�'.� � '.'t', ' . ; At rfKi.s�iie f�me I di^tcd;&eii>ral IJ^te^ofM' ;Jiai<1e�ofCapitnlairQnpr<.j)os�l hyCol. �ar.dier. Veinber ''� "P"" <^Jia�fi�,.in case theeffefrij^ Should fiirtifii uf the Lc^oD ot Ji^nur, Cwn^iOTtltot ofaii tte Sainu, tight j ai�d Major-Gfiucral MtirMy ttrctJimodtiiiai- ;

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Publication: Courier

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: June 5, 1809