Evening Mail, February 17, 1800

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February 17, 1800

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Evening Mail (Newspaper) - February 17, 1800, London, Middlesex J"rom MdNDAY, February 17, to WEDNIESDA% r.u ary .19, .1 tic _ ' general POST OFFICE, Feb. 6, KtfOriC-E is hereby given, That from arid' after the mr ioth inftant, a Boatman will he employed for the purpofe of �delivering fetters on board Ships lying in the River between Lpn-|doii-Bricb>e and Limehoufe, una alio to colle&j on his return, Letters to be lent either, by the General or Penny Poft, &r which, under .the authority ofthe Aft of the gth Queen Anne,: for efta-blUhing a Poft-t>fhce, One Penny each will *be demanded ovur antl above all other Rates o� Pottage. . . the Bdatwill be. difpatcoe.I every morniiig, Smnjay eieep'tedj atthe tarae time as the delivery of Letters from tius Office coni-raences, and-win return in the aftemaon in.time tor Letters to be fent by die General Port the Janie by^fctng; and the Perfon employed to cojlecl fuch Letters will blow a Poft-^orh, to give no-[tice of his approach : He will alfo wear-the Uniform of the Letter Carriers of "tnis Office, and the Boat Will carry a Poft Boy Jack, as a diftinguifbing mark. Jiy Command fulled' ihtreffitis ietfe, dragged hi* uilaan adjoining field, and ka-aitssriim tiediatdaird foot, they carried away the Mail, (m-taimigrh^o firming Bixgs*ofZctt�rf, The BagTromLondon of"fiie 13th, for Wtgan;, The Bags from Warrlrlgton fat Wigan' Chorley Eroftoti , Lancafter ., woi&.or caiifo to be, apprehended Kendal Penrith Cariifle The Bags fi-6iuXiverpool for Wigan . Kc'iidal Chorley Penrith Preiton . ' Carlifle Lancafter IPlioever p:Ml apprehend and c\------, -. . _mm find conn/tiled, the perfms, or any one or wreafthetit loha.aAtmtted this Robbery, voill%e entitled to.* Reward of TWOltfUNDRED POUNDS over and abi-oe the Reivard of FORJY FOUNDS given by as of Parliament for- apprehending each Bigkwaytnan . .- sir'i'Pl.t. The Clerk having read hi Majcfty's Meflagc of Fj-ida}- 3a)f,- - Mr. Vitt rofe. lie flattered himfelf"that the mo; titm he ilio'uld prefently have the honour of fub-mlttingto the Committee, was uno tiiat would not .meet much oppofition. The Houfe had jijready voliid for the vigorous profccutiim.. of the war, and thofe cfpecially. who were of opinion that his Majefry's Government acled wifely .in rcfuling to enter on a nego.ciation w'itli France, would now only ice in the m,eafures about to be. adopted, thofe ncceftary (tii'po-fitions for decifive and extended warfare.: which it was in the nature of the ciilis to render i.nevUable, and which he confidently hoped would enable us to profit moft (ignally ofthe fuccelles ofthe laft ca"mpaigB. He. was avv-art there were pcr/ons who excited fufpicions that thero would be. no aordial co-operation in the Courfe of the Avar, cfpecially between the two Imperial Courts, He had ft a ted, in anfwer to a queltion a(kcd the other night by Mr. Tiernev, that the Emperor of RtuJia was not likely to act on the Confluent with the whole, or any part of his army, but added, at the fame time. ffcat vark .y or -.Brokers,........------ Aurfuant to Aft of Parliament, No. zG, Cornhill, oppoiit' J^oyal Exchange," London j alfo at Exeter and Liverpool only 'Office.that has fold two Prizes of 30,000!. No. 33,979, air! 42,569.'" T.wo Prizes of 15,000!. No." 3s told at this Ozhee will be ftamped, agrecalde to A�l: of Parliy-incnt, with the words " St.ite Lottery. Sump Orrice."-3aal., India, and South Sea Stocks, with their feveral Annuities, and all -kinds of Government Securities, boujht sic fold by Co.n-nij)5ion. . . � f- �. . � ^ - .- , PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. HOUSE OF LORD'S, Monday, Feb. 17. Til E w A a. Lord Stanhope nioved that the Iloufebc fuinmoncd for Thurfday next, on v.Mcli day lie meant touring iynvard a motion reipeciing the war. Ordered. that that Monarch had not withdrawn himfrlf from the common caufe, and from the' interefts of Europe. But to thofe who apprehended that this country, that, the interclte of Great Britain in the war would be injured by that tvarit of cordial co-operation which they, ipeak of, he would put it, whether they believed they amid better i'erve their country than by' fupporting his Majcfry in a conleft for the prelerva-tion of every' thing dear to Englifhmen ? That fup-pprt could not be effectually given but by enabling Mm to fupply the deficiency arizing from t) e abienit of the troops of RutUa. 11 wovrtd be fert tjmrj ft wit tine common difficulty of communication with the Con tinent," it was ho: poflible for him to Hate the preeiie. amount of the force rr the i'um that-would be wanted. He had on a lonner day Hated 500,000/. as the fnm he fhould conceive immediately nccefiluy; andhav irig then alio ftated the' general heads of advance, he would that evening limply observe, that the object was to fecuvc the co-operation �f- fuch a force as his Maj'eliy's Minifters had reafon to believe would amount, to a much greater force than France could bring to art at the particular points of attach. For this purpofe the wluJe i'um "vvanted wonid be about S^OOjOCU.'. He concluded with'moving, That the Cum of o()(),000/. be granted to Ids Majetiy. Mr. IS'ichulU was of opinion, that-before adopting the Motion, the Houfe ought to enquire into the ftate -of the country in many rdpefts. Committee on the fubject of the had gone abroad, and excited ^fltj_wiflied for peace;"'"but correcting tlift expfef-(Ton,'he a^fin .(^dj *41 labfrtred for peace." : Mr.' Ticrncy contended, that lierc was a.; recorded proof of infincerity; yet the country wifhed at that mo-nieftt for peace, winScs^r;.pc^ce now,' and he" was qjllle fure ffi^fepfe t^fthe pe^rjle.^^.ipJ3kcn- by thole. only in rfutt' Hottie who wilhetl ajfe'lcfr^eai*: .i- Mowv ever, he did not believe the people of this" country woil;d accept of any peace dvfrogato'y ;io' the if ho-: nour. The only argument the liight Hrm. Gentleman had ufed w^s, :)bat tJic prefent ttic'afarC* only followed up a pr^loHs vote 6f the Houfe, But .whatever jhl'tneli there might be in tliat' tind of reafon-ing, the argnajetlt� ili.cl not go fo far as "that di/tcr-of Cirdnttiftanccs might not call -for a dif- encc ferent contrail. The defeftion of the Ruffians was confcffed,;. apd; the character of the .cortteft v?;iz, therefore, mat?rially.altered. He did'not doubt but flia't if the JSAperor^ Patil could give men, he would, and we had a right to cspett his -.co-opci^uion in fentiinentsj for he had beati well paid for the armies he d^d: &nd, of whomnot'one man wiisbar-gajned fox* af^BVpTdjna.ry .rate. Each- had his pay, hi>i expehecs from ngma-aod back againntfowtWiita.-Tie'Emperor had then nothing-"hard" to complain of iii our ba"rgainss, With rcfpecVto'-tbe condudt of IVullia, it was true thntpotwer was called in to Tup-port .tho .common caufe,'. and long as he continued in the coalition, any Thau might eaiily difcover what he conlidered was the Common caufe. But now it appeared he^knew nothing about it,: Paul' avowed himli'lf for the ryftoration of the French Monarchy, but what was the objecl of the Emperor of Germany? Had he declared; alfo for the fame objecl ? . No. He had declared- that he did not approve of the object 'of Rnfiia, fo that "jvliat he meant by a comindn canfe was in realiiylhc acquilition ofterritory. If Aullfialiad adopted the objecl .of. Raffia, or' if tliat Hbttfe would adopt it, there .would, then  be a fpecific.'object fo contend for.. However he had not the fmallclt dyubt but the objecl of his Majcfty's"Minifters.was the relib-' ration of Royalty in'France.. For notwithftaudrrig their ' Ihus' and ' iis'-arid ' however*,' and a-ll -the little arts of diplomatic -fpecial .pleadings; .inch had been Uft'ic whole conduct, ;it was ,dit?icult to know how they could wifli for any thingclfe. Here tho Hon. Membw iouir a rapid vfew the queftion of Peace and War, and commehted;on the c.xprellion in the K'ote of L/jrd.Grenville, that the rellorafion of the. line of-Bnrjrbnn was not. the only means of cbiiipofiug the dilierenres between the- two.nations, 'Hjg laid, that that language was literally "I," (the Minillerof "Great Britain, �' that wo mufrg^ rin'until vvcliad exferwiRHfiid Jacobin i�ndplc^. -"What 46l'-r|facy meafl 'i)j-$^�bin principles r He-lic-L'wed tf6 ore of thdiUri'lK) ut^} tht* tbnn, hfjid-.any definiU�'kt?a^ttiid> any ruaa-pretend to f;�y; tiu�!t"3atdbi� prtjictjl^ iftcdiu^ny ilegfcciathis coupH^?'"' Hj*d-iKTt^|.ivlat.fitidott}  W jtuhtbinhw( than tlfefc tMifiictiohs had^ee-u l^t-if-j|di*iinh;ira- ' tidn wotrid- ftiew that tl�fy had lib rffgard lor rhfi'nap-pihclsef the'"pecipWi; 1hat \hvy_Were profn^f of riiq blood an* ttejSftfi'o,/)!* thetcdn'try^if might �ndSt�a be tire catrt" oR thofe' principles again rfc*fting -.their heads; .* WJi�nt!ie Hon; Gsiitlbman talk^ dt": goiiig an until'we' ha^'weakched Francej be foi^t:.^ raare do that by.�cxB'auHBn^o-.ir Ow-h- fttengthTjj'sh. therefore of no di'fiant period, he nu'gnt xfatnndly ex-�vij'jpeflt that tlie proper fecnritics woiiJd.be giivcr. F't fdr. MMouJe espre^d himfelf ,fatisi5fed Vvith the ^ l>wfaU.�*f diecnqairy* but wfHeS tdki*to-.v in what _r . Rnperor vr flipply on a general prin- wliat w; ;.*:{* on to overtures of ltegoeiaiion luul been re^ the Miniftcr, if fuch arguments were- The Report of the ftate of the Corn �re:it alarm. He wilhod to know how it was Uifcant to-fupply the deficiency ftated in that llcjiort,- a deficiency of no lei's than two millions of quartern of wheat, and which' could not be fupplied for leis than' 12,000,000/. lter-ling. Mr. JolijTe would vote for the motion, becaufc the majority of that Houfe and the country decided th'af the war fhould be perjevercd i'h. Mr. Uoincrie fai.d, 'hat the only ground on which he would objecl to the motion was, that he thought the Overture for Peace was molt arrogant!)" and in foltingly refufed. Had there been a fair acceptation ofthe Overture, he would have,fupported every pro-polition for renewed c.xejlion, and for incveafed operations. 1 le could no? admit that we were fo abandon a great objeft from fcaf of a temporary fcaioity, and as to the Hon. Gentleman who fa id that the opinions of thelfaajovity were not to be contradicted oroppofed he would afl:, " Are v;q riot placed here to give our individual vote with perfect independence ? lie did not more admire Bonaparte than did the. Gentle-tlemen aver againft lurri, but any man placed at the head of the affairs of a'Gre;rt Nation (hoiih! not be treated with contempt. Minifters had iidiculefl t-very fucccfiive power that ai'ofe in. France fifice the. Revolution, and they now ridiculed the Govvrmnenf of Bbna'parfe. There was no end to fuch {lander. But it did not become the dignity of this Country to adopt the language of contumely ufed by the Right Hon. Gentleman, lie cencludcid by opposing' tho motion. Mr. Tierncy could not give a blent vote, when he refiedlcd on the time the debate had taR5n. One I loin. Gentleman tells us, that we who oppofc the majority, act an � unbecoming part f but what reafon was there why the few were not entitled to as much refpect in that Houfe'as the many. When it was recollected who voted on the queftion for the Negocia-tioh at Lille, he believed the truth would appear to ^b\s. that the few tlrcir lpoke the fenfe of the many- thaVthry fpoke the fenfe of the country." The Right Horn Gentleman bad, on a recent occafion, confirni-6d this; for he had admitted-that he (Mr. Pitt) did not with for fuccefs at.LiUe. [No, no, from.the, 1 Treafury Bench'.] Such might not have been the [ precife woTd*3", but he was"quite certain �f what the * -Right Hon. GentJejuaa ^� whici wast-t(Mr. ciple that jected ; 'and ......... , . , admitted, might come drnvn in a few nights and call on l'aWiarnent for any fji-m, on lhcr fame .principle. Another oljec'tioii he had to the-.motion hud been anticipated, but not removed; The treaties were not before Gentlemen', and Lin*!! they were, he fhould oppole. the . motion.-But why fend any money at all ? lie knew it would be an-fwered, that the Emperor had abttridiincu of zeal, but unfortunately was without nldney. Was jt too much to aik Gentlemen to -recur to what paijed at the beginning of the war ? We then gave him a large I'um i>y way of Loan-and what did he do ? Why he took our money, and as toon as it fuited his own convenience he made a feparate peace with France. It was urscd that we ounht to' avail omfelves of his nifiltance, which but for as miirt lie inactive,for want of pecuniary retburees. lie would alk how it happened that during the Lilt campaign he dil'covcred his own refources ? for he brought laft ye-ir a greater number of troops to the. field than he had ever done before, and without any. alfillaiice from this country. Whoa he found he was refufed .affirmance from tins country, then he could find out refources of his.o'.Mi. Bftt the Hon. Gentleman fen nod to think, that if be again �ot our money he would not repeat hi* former conduct-but he aiked the Houfe if it wore too much to refpiire fume evidence of the. nature and extent of the co-operation which we were to expect from" our Ally.. He would alk the. Houfe alio if they.would have faric'tiotfed the vefuiul to, negociafe, had they known, what he believed in his confcien'ce Minifters then knew, that we were not fo have the ailiftance of � Ru'ffia. That was a fail now admitted by the Hon. Gentleman; but he foftened it by telling them, that although we were not to have that Monarch's affifhrice on the Conti-ncnt, yet that wc might reft afl'ured of his being firmly attached to the common caufe. He doubted not but that wc might depend.upon.the co'-operafcion of the Ruffians in certain points,' fuch as that of getting Malta, for thenriblves, or doing any thing for their own intercft and advantage. He v?a>} not prc-paredto fay, nor did he mean tc? fay, that a fubfidy muft ofncceffity.be wrong--quite the contrary; if. blood mull "be lhcd,-he would rather wifh it to be that of German Allies th;m our own ; buton'the pre-i'ent occafion he fa\V no neceflity for any, becaufo peace was within the power of Adminiftration if they would but conddfeend to treat for it.. The Bon. Gentlemanj however, Had ftated, that he could, not do it while jacobin principles exifted.,'. He biirdiy apprehended thaVany C^ndexiDfniv#^r(!pat�d to fay territory, Cexitkmaii clifcUtirni-d^^^ it was- hb Cft^l^"^W=the 'latter.', r�- Mr. PHt fofc m-'r^i'and addrefi^5he;Gratt1S|ri^ tee to the following, dfc'cb:-^-^ Sir^.-ti^ cal^d/ir^i k to take notice of TwnVc particular o^fevvations;^' ci\ have -fallen from the? HbhY G-ehll^r^rA-lja'^r1 laft/ and who defies? me to ftate the ohjeft of tifc-vfjtv in a clear �iid c.xpiftit-'nianiror : hecHies wfr-t^' ftate ft in one feiitenee,- but Twill do even niopi than. t\fti lion: Gentleman. fevqtifres; fof I will fi�tq the.obK-cf in-one word,-and that word is*' Security." I will irdj next, tlrat it ii fccurity ^igainft a.-diinger gr^atef than - any pofhb'lc peril with 1 ukteh ' Svta; coVid .be. threatened. fe.cufity ngainft A- danger .which never before exifkcl/in tire ytei^i-^iecB.riryr .ri^ainil a! danger which aj p-iev-to all the nariowr-;.ftif H10 earth ; - againft a danger whicH all. the rittfi;6ns of Europe-have -foitnd nrceftkrt>:tot reffft) JAjt'whicljj noiio bave /rehired fii ; fuccefsfwlly 'aV""tliis, be? raufo;non'b have mettho pT^niyre -atry e;h"getjc.y p.f.i$ with the feline ;vigour, the fame tir>ni>e^s, the ibrje coniift umphcd-o\er the magidtuue of the.dangat^ athoiae, the mealiirTs of - preca'nfion,' vig^ur^^iTd wifdom, adopted by Govprnnient:, have fucceeded hi fupprefbhg-the fpirit; cxtipguhlnag the fctf, ami .(A." gcli.cWil .cry of hea>'! hear!) The inachinatirfrii, the perfiditfas* lbhen-r?s.a.nd -dcltriiftiTe. pladsbf J.acobiniiin teivO been defeated-and.e.xpoli*d to^bnctid horror antfde"! teftivtfori, and:its.fpifit i<.fcepvm'e lv-w'nttracTfve abd lels feduetive than it was..; Bnt hcrv* "Jong bto th'e Hon..Gentleman difcovew-d tbat"Fivn^^dcpbiniftj*.-does tiot e.xift? If In* raniftincs di'q drgt^uT'/yltal?-. . of Robelpieft-ej if b ftjycm TtrlJlKri**er^HU$d *levtffe�----- tions of the Tri-umx-jate ; if Tic ctvnli3f*S*'^e'horrible' policy df France under the five Dirrifeis; if he in- � veftigates the operation of Jacobinffth iii all its' i'itc-cdlive changes, (bapes, and roodifipttioris,' from the commcncerhc-iit of its appearance clown to the prefent moment,- does ho .candidly think .that he will find fat" /icient grohnds in his moll rhihnte and.fa#6ribi?s re-fiAircilejj- lo .enable him to alfert that French J-aeo- -. biniftri is no longe-r-.in v'siftence ? How limgi'tis fitrce the Hon. Gentleman has difcovei'edfba't truth, tbat French JkcobiniJiri. does nWt. lead fa ljberty ? He, an ..Engliftn'naiT, fi-jlftig 'and enjoying the bU:k-fings of Englifh liberty, has at K'�gth made' that- dil-cou:ryj'which he was unable to do tinder the tyranny of Robefpiorro, a.yd all ti.e fubfeipjcitt alterations of defpotifm and. anaj'chv, all the iftifting fecnes and .mockery of frec'doin.'* fie has now dii'eovered it, when all the "powers and 'all the views of the. different rulers^ factions, and prfriics. are united in one ncrfon, whole fortunes have been reared in JacoUnifm, whofo principlcs'have been formed in it, and'wlio has had a greater fharo than any other in its attacks ch the peace and'happinets of the'{-'ivilizod world. But is Jacohiniftri at an end bi-caitfe it is enthroned in one man.?. It is the in'ore dangerous, as a'i its de-figns andjiowers.of execution are' now concentered and cohdenfed in one man. Will�the Hon. Gentleman, contend that it dy.es not exift b'ecaufe the uniformity of direction.is'at prefent added to the uniformity of intention, and. that there is at length a perfect unity of will and operation, with a confequtnt. increafe of power in extending the''nvi^bi^f and' , mifery'qf the fvltein ? In making thefe obfervations 1 do not mean, Sir, to fay that we are to carry on the war till the principle of J acobinifm."be completely extinct in every individual. That would be to engage in ahopelefs-confeft ; to attempt what could never be accoraplifhed. Tholv perfo;is who, unfortunately for themfclvcs .and for fociety, have been ever tainted with the pyiibnbus contagion of Jacobinical doftrines can never be thoroughly' purified. No* quarantine can prevent the dilTuli^n of that plague, no purinca*-tion can-altogether cleanfe" the former profelytes of Jacobinifm. And I am periUaded- tha,t nothing can be more dangeroiK than 1 hole who argne on th(* fup-pofed extinc\jon of Jacobinifm, for they ft rive to tra;).-quiliTie our minds by th� fama mod*'- of -''reafoning tb which they had liecourlbat the commenceiuent'of the wa*r. They.Iky we arc carrying on-war againft principles which do not exift, and that we are taviihing the-blood and ti'eafure of the country dh the" pretended grounds of jutyce and neceflity. They ftate" that we have already fpent 2OG,o6l},OO0fcin the con- . teft. I anfwer Yes, we have fpent-200-,000,C00/. but f^the country has fpent that film tqpreferve tts"nat.k)nai Independence, its Confutation, its civiLand religious Rights, its Trade, Commerce, and all the-bleflingj, which' we at- prefent enjoy. With;fjicb caufes for p toerting; every effort, tttth fuchr niotives f<3f ike ftscu-Tity oiV^very thing that is deai^tb us and to.the Hon. Gentleman; ca*ti w beiitate to-call forth e-vciy ve-foarce, and to apply tc cvery raiiiaiis for the prefar.va-, 6on of the' country ? Should ^-hiefiwte to IV byoV ;