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Publication: Day August 2, 1809

Day (Newspaper) - August 2, 1809, London, Middlesex f T SIX af at hh BILLS dated f T t 180ft ttf fa off The 2fOrat in Me The tjttr SOU r i v rtceicins including the rning thf f the fthe stSd Bilbare detiredto bring trial accord tiaifun BiUs and canlHenettUttt of nnt ittfend dtic canuttttedfrom rtiffctuxiy to tpfcw the intend mill Iwtden or notj iaditpen Sill tkefr uaial sigtuttitrr residence at the bottom ofttitir fcyuired to attend the Exchequer la nceivc the and give tjlRT MARTIAL ON LOKD RIGHT HFTH JULY t Court this morping at nine and die Metnliert of the Court having i tiitir napective Lord Gaiybjer and at lower Jof we Hit Are tbere any i there it is tbe pleasure of the ig to the established custom of teen Seemed tbejAtition vrjteof to call upon Lord CochrViEne Ay tne loara at Admiralty to state tbe ground whkh be ntitnatedto the nrat Lord of the Admiralty hia inteit ioo to oppose the vote of far as respects your JUordahip that the Board of Admiralty may thereby be Cabled tojttdge Low far the to stated hy may be of a nature to jmspead the DR in or to call for any further UOa by tbe or in aay other I have felt it due to our Lot earliest infiMaatioa that arlettar wnttrti to Cap in conformity to tbe ahorr Resolu tion of the Board ofAdmiralty a copy of tar with the of Lord will communicated to your he might inn unity enoeanmr me in the opinion of my kmotry of favour ai at thu conferred upon hlm whedier thourtr he could exalt and whether he tue reading it is not usnal from the Court during tbe Lord the J ilic in the present that be I beg to t in the of the or Haryey to remain of the defence I that iemaui in My Lord asnre of tbe Court that yott i Lordship the then addreaeed Lord aiJ inlgruied that he i to read his own or appoint any in hr dmse for that WGAMBIEB With tbe acquiescence of I shall happy if will dome that tny Gambler then submitted to whicli was read by erpeotad m threat me to I bnt il tet I assure ajtelf ll piws that itey were d w permh to iillhiiiif ii ilTinit iiijii If shew the an and tbe rest of Members df this for lisviog complied wjUMtfy ral oiight be altewed me before t entered aUo to express roj that the whole nhrt your in of hajrint thisOunrt Aul leanawt i Hit iucuwenience ooisioned thereby tpthe d to auiy I troit the rieostwty of k trident tu the to adopt this orf by a tacit the insiuaatioos tbrown oat not only my Off bo nt also that of the brave Officers and igs of the Court wiB whether any ilri in tha the Mrvtee if any has existed which 1 am it isrigbttiMt tUepaUonabouK the nnsupported opinion oj bat uu the trnprejuljiced judgmeut of thfa 1 first come before I to u complete jvntificaUan of1 as CuBHBandw in CHrf 0 employed in betweentbe and agth April to teqfdry i bit I cuoW cot be tbeoratteieiigBj beViaglrt forward la at the j aduced to azidMt Ac isth April the DemysaWps I for deai the lath tbe situationDf me also by rigual of the to prove most onofccssary delay tooE place feei of those ships and 1 have tba wit of all the Officers of tbe fleet M ou this the on f may say already teatbnoay JIW four of and to sltiirfy their urection to exprert their inpjrw of RearAdmiral StopfbrdV Sir be several othw by as having been most actively and hatingparticularly tingniahed thla important ierrice And I am warranted the that tbe amice was coo nidcred as deserrmg the of HbtMetf if ParJii meat letter frota fteir tary to Lord dated apthMay afakdV before the Court tt w expressly that it wwihe in tentiou of Majestys move forsntb been considered as not erea that letter prtwea absrrof w nVceasary to snbmit to theCeortg pat as I am npon my I uust that ia the circumjiubcet of Wfcat 1feit an I was not that i i 2 any part of my conduct irowld require I cpoceiveVl that a brief steteuiiew of tbe factswhich had and twill venture here that dnrrog the whole the 6f the AdadraTty ff measttri is the and more he standing oppose on the very J 1W as regaKfed tbe Commander wftbvtitI dereliction of It ipecifically objecting to the bdnr ftr tbe f that the am charged with a found by this HondaraWe I everted the reference I myletter to1 the Lord of the written the direct I V arrival off as folio rry to which my letter to off tbe Pertuis DAntiocbe lonh Commissioaera the Admiralty 0r iotli Iffay Tbhiletter b mfbcmedvtfst my dirpatcb April r nptabator bat bow service directing hostilitytteraooallf at and making bis though not so as if he once exhibited as a Member most tnredly support or oppose public tneasnrw as he shall hinlt In the present lands in the sltnatipn only orau Officer serving iiy as appears Vy the following letter to me First Lorrfof the x MY LoRrWHaviht ia conversation aio Lord that U was tbe JhteutioBdf his lajestysGoxernsnentto move the Tbaokf pfbbth GFoosea of Parliamept to your and ttf theQfii your Cochrane n the event of sinrb r he sboolil feel himself bound by his bject to the t n onaoMder m CAieft jixtder these IK lias1 be nrw T nnt iMf m reply w already ibjrrtmjC place in th ofe of thaofes to me indirktealljTi efore After against bis Ad he Kaudf by genera of the er of a b in reduce my to a whilrt tny act qf fleeti and o the caxiae whaterer for that it mijht am and rtr thal Uord Coehraaehas me f any aloiwt be tooet hto had oeearWl in tooal cowuet towards w Wch is the hiri han Lord Cochrane rebeWd atimy handai utmost of my mhWto preVeot any circnmstance escaumgnte wbfcb foretSwrfit cooW oictateTand that at the time of I all the teal for the auccesa of fhe lerrice doty it was to consider aapUcatiou and preter rutton of his own asChe destrncUon of that The sqnadrop atttfcr ioctadiog ad Tancid from their station by continued erfy winds it OH that ra had no information escaped from their cjMteqnently force I my order J BbwOVaJ with of tbe of the French the out Jn their Lyrdttipe1 orderai leflme the Cat Upn oif r T refer back rmy a cbYomstuke iasinuatiuna bit off tfcat port on the French time Cporse they had rwhiph I could exerciw to of fuU Went distinctly the for fiat her John Dntk hi porsuit floibtea to mortifying situa to shew why the Ucbed front the to la proceeding to CawvarjdBafv theNaiacf Joined me off when iAfc et line andtwo S4th where thejrbad sail of the line and frig Aix rommnnintioo of tbe Ilieir oa the with ifrictcr tny comma to form a commajiditiR hia of nut proceed inpunnit yood the lituitK of my the afforuiug eTery hoviug cnly the skil of the WT t from tv rm tbajt they had imnjediately sailei fttan tbeiwj pn their i au4 ite 84tb tteea in the coow df fay gefesforxl the and We sbottly afW by jHero and tbalf the sJt had froitti Basqse into and aadjorage Hnetaijd HOthfi mereopeiadon of shiftingtheW into of JntricacT pf tjie navigation one of of 74 tutelfy wrecked occupfltioD of Basque by the for blockadin ordred the e on bis wrirai Jto the fleet rendered Urn the t in to We been assnmWbVhia Lorishfp other ixeaiw that ceal Lord oa BMstftiaK aftef the actieiv oflhr Officers who with Uw atttWtfce rt taring bad efjpal MM wltt at judMog of the condnct I am that isighly time Lord ttiif general com I bad not tbe that llwre M dEsapWuu hbrttern fleej iinder my be effectual Wther carrying oa kablej limmedrately inVet to proceerf anii iu take advantage of weather in ihe part by afleet of the 4t 15th Marly I the foHowing General Ordeiw in Basque ill auchnriaa Unfe by S froin division will aricBw Theraaehorr to he1 the iwfli s4d the to be at placed in after an attbmpU the enemy may the fleet thip to W llth MY advanced work the Isles of Aix and which I mentioned in my las I find was injured in and U in nc atatfr of progress j that no obstacle to ou bombarding the emmys if you should be disposed to make an attempt to destroy A trial was made six yean when a Spanish squadron lay at filename aa but without The report of it you wil find fir the Admiralty it made by Sir Charles Tbe ebemyV ships lie very much exposed to the ope ration of fireships it it a hunridle m de of ami tbe attempt very if not desperate hot we should plenty of volunteers for the If you to do any thing of the it should be with se and and the ships used should not be less than thosebuilt for the at least a and some smaller my dear Most Lord letter was received by bis Lordship on the had appearaby the following letter front their already before the but which I in order to preserve the chaiu of my nar Most secret1 i 9th MYj add commanded by toy Lords Com tbeAdmifalty to aoajjaint your they bare orJered twelve transports t5 be fitted as fire And to proceed and join yon off and thot is also under orifert to proceed to ytur LorrWiip iu a coppered transport the conjaimng a large assortment of and supplied with a detachment of marine instructed in the use of aad placed Congfeves Tbat the bombvessels named in the margin and Fury are likewise under or ders to fit for sea with all possible audio join you as they may be TbAt all these prepara tions are making with a view toenable your Lordship to make on attack oh the French at their anchorage off Isle if practicable and 1 am further com manded to signify their Lordships direction to to take into consideration tbe possibility of makiug an attack upon the either conjointly with jwur and small and tbcketa or separately by any of the abovenamed you are to man the with tptantetrs tie intrusting tbe saidships ta charge of Officers of tbe rank of tfhpmay happen to be nre vomnteer on this But U not likely there will be Officers sufficient of that rank to all you are to Ufake the sftch Lien tenants of the line of battleships as shall volonleer their giving the preference to the First and when the said tire vessels are manned by tram you arftto couse to be received on board the sbipsof your And in fBe ofthe said fire ships being destroy are to said in order belBg them siiCbcertificatess or abail secure froflJ being into are alaotOr totbe and Officen to wboni every tapectatkm r their further that yqu me fiatbeir whetbitr any fartber Mif meotatioa of of anydescription in your opnion to enaWe you to petform ttuf service that it miff be to you deteyj their Lordships hayiat wooe to a to untried tu itestroy theacmys Sttiqcder to give yow LordnliSp every informatiba oo this important subject my Lordshave directed me to inclose to a of a by Richard Keats m promising a mode of attacidiSg an Tout Adnjiral ixwd Tbe are sail from the Dowoi and the rocVetship from the Nore the additional transports are ordered ft be forwarded to and the Boartf of OrA cajjceare deaSred to send u matter saidtrctisBporfo BA 0nd oi board bee an asWtmeit of carcasses aad of to be V Before and not doubt iny that the asgailing the by woukl be afforded me agreeably to oty 1 used event of to me to to bare swarded mv character J pantu lie heldxMmstaatTy opportunity of roaRing myself Bconamtfd with the the by ro br the and the Master of the to sound audjftjiispytbe1 Qn tbe I issued the following General Ordtf GENERAL Jf any time one or more of the enemys ships the advantage nf a favourable wind and to pass the the Captains of ship to which the enemy may are im mediatelKJo or in pursuit of and use tbeirSrtmdstendeavours to briinf tbe enemy to butow tfeatec than those of tbe enemy areto and If more of the ahtpa of fhe or fljain and ia the presenrt of Tbe Boata woer tbe otmkUeratkm of tbe Coorf Whetbcrtbe laoaeV betrceo tbe waaaot tbe Captain bavins vairced theyare to retfrn ttfiheir proper tn li advanced beyond 0n board toiwr guard thfe t they are to be be hnme r aa If Oe enemyr ships be thrown up to appme the be case tbe get voder ano act hi cnch a Krarfc than fbtur or fire ships of the epetnjr the tbe Admiral will fleet When every to cat ftahtes Should of tbe enemys frifates the same the advaaoed frigBtes areinlikB maiiner to pur sue goal GABBIER 9st5 isod To the respective Orrihe s6th I received the Admirrfty djrec tiottu of above referred and to which11 aa srferedaa iq Basque received HV igrp oy tr ytn by Bichard wftlilw attack an sanadronflgfoirrd iliiMifiiBiii sjt galctioniaj in Basque tj9 obedience to their in your letter of the rQtU I beg leave tvstate tp it IK auvisabfe I nhprtld be furnished wjtb nix a1Jitiua to tlioje I may be able to of oftfeyr raand at present there otily tivo if tfcis I order the and Corfest to join me from Quiberon and I shoulo tbe MartJal and Fervent will Cl It is proper I shoull ir the position wbicb the French fleet jg at present anchored near to tbe fsle that tbeir Lord ships may be able to forra a judgment of tie saccesi that may be otpccied to attend aa attack upon tbe enemys in either of the mortice dimted by their in your letter to me The cuemya ships are anchored in two fery near to each ia a direction due S from the F rt on tbe Iste of Atx and io each not foriber apart than their own length by which it as I that the space fur their anchorage sucuitfisfd by the shoalness of the an not to admit of ships to nui and anchor clear of each Tbe mult distant ships of their two are wiHiin point bluaK shot ofthe works upon the Isle of Aix such ships therefore as might attack tbe enemy would be KX to be raked by the hut from and should tbe slijps be disabled in tScir tbry must remain within lanje of the enemys fire ontil there hot being a sufficient depth nf water tu allow them 10 move to the Southwavd out uf Theenemy have taken fteir apparently with tbe not only to be protected by the strong works upon tbe Isle of but abo to have tbe entrance to barente open to them that in case of beingattacked by iresliipg and engines of f hey can nin up be river beyond IheTeacli of The tide and wiud hat are favourable to convey this kind of annoyance to he enemy scrvcf equally to carry them up tbe With respect to the attempt tbat may be made tu 6V itroy the eoemy ships with I am But compe eut to give au until it Is BSceitaincd whether t be wmbgoanbe placed within range of their mortars to the enemys without being exposed to the fire from the Isle of I feave to that if their Lordships art of opi nion that an attack npon tbe enemys by those be fleet under my t am cfmlv to obey any they may be pleased to honour toe however great tbe risque tnay be of tbe loss of men and I have the honour to Signed The Honourable On the 27tb March I went myself in the with ir Harry the Captain of and Captain of tbe to reconnoitre tbe eiienrys fleet and the tbrtificatwna of the hie wbicb ap wared Cochrane seeks by his cvi lenct to make a contrary impression to be of coasidcr able Observing that tbeenemy were in the Bgyart sboalt with a view of affording to their leet ia Aix roads additional 1 seat in the Amelia aud oa the J at disperse the people employed onthese Bcrvicc tbey ef 5a the 3d April Lord Cochraae with the Impe and by bis t I be ing oMrcttKHjsfroittilie fTbese stated Ihe detenrioo in the wnS by contrary df the vrssls that bad oeen thru hU LvrdabipVoruVr for be employment of Lord Coehraac That service might proceed with tbeatraist I ordererl eight of the largest then wijh tbe to be and prepared as ia lie of be six expected frum that iliey migjit be ready to act with tbe from iiaiae latelyupon their with the were ccordiogly by means of rosin and far fortpnaty iiunrf on board some cbasgemarees recently nrTother combustible materials furnished by tbe This service was performed under tbe immediate tuper htendance of the Captains ofthe liqeof who vinced the most unremitting activity upon the r Upoti tbe loth at the Beaglear rived with the twelve nroibips fioTh when I isned ontprs to the Commanders of sioopsy aid first ts of line of battle to take the command of and ofthe other fireships which 1 bad prepa U was foand altogetherimpracticable to procetd to be attackon the night of the though much pressed iy Lord Cochrane and it may be considered a most tur nnate chvumstance that attempt deterred for t appears by a found oa bo i 01 e of tue inemyc and delivered into that 4he to project tbeir fleet from bad equipped neveuty three launches WK other in five to gjaaHl it ftonr surprise ihiriug the and to tow off ear fire ships on their aud tie he night of the roth would have d enemy all opportunify of availing1 themselves this protection nit of they were by tbe Very heron the subsequent the fire I hare here to that some days preyieus to tlie attack I to deceive tbe adopted thepretaJ IOD of ordering out ofthe Roads tfre VMselsef every de thjt riot tobe thetutende 1 operational To assist and support duwosinon was madeDT tbewhole force in ugaleg and small vessels v and I directed tofafce a tbeBtfyait for i he purpose of rttuv Bg tbe crews ot tbe fireships on their return from tbe to supportthe boats of whicbwere accompany tbe and give aW ance to the which ship was sorriewhaMW tber advanced The Whiting and the were for and were alsrxderected to take a station near that The and Etna bomb being the only bomb vesad had then amvedr were ordered to place themselves mar the fort on the t I tlje twa to protect the tfmb whilst she threw abells into the fart The and Beagle and ContMJiwqGrOwfo were stationed to mike a Isle of The Btdpote r 151 dirtcted anchored hy the Master of Heety one pear of and tbe other with lights and rry screeu to gwde the fire ships ia then coorsato tbe which had teen prepated by lord were under fas Lordibip ataedote to precede the firesbips m fhe Their explosion to point ouKhe proper time or tbe Offcenr commandingf he fireKhips to fire to their respective and to intimidate amfprreCt he from towing off the Tlie boa A ofthe nuwr the svpenBtendance ofRearAdml were ordered to an to aaaut tbe commanding flrtwbips fott ;

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Issue Date: August 2, 1809

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