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An Account of the Price of THREE, FOUR, and Five per Cent. STOCK, on the 1st of January and the 1st of September in each Year, from the Year 1786 to the Year 1818.
The aforegoing prices are extracted from Wetenball's (formerly Castaign's) List, pul lished twice in the week; the National Debt Office pot being in possession of any oth documents from which those prices can be given.
When no prices have been quoted on the first of January (in consequence of holiday those of the second have been taken. National Debt Office, 13th February, 1818.
S. HIGHAM, Sec.
INTELLIGENCE FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1818. Highness Prince Leopold-George-Frede, THIS Gazette notifies the appointment
rick of Saxe Cobourg of Saalfield, lal
Consort of her Royal Hig pes- the Pris Melville, Sir George Warrender, Bart. John
cess Charlotte Augusta, deceased, sba Osborne, ksq. Sir Graham Noore, Henry
henceforth, upon all occasious whatsoeyes Somerset, Esq. Sir G. Cockburn, and Sir
be styled and called “ His Royal Hig! H. Hotham, as members of the Board of
ness," before his name and such titles a Agriculture.
now do, or hereafter may, belong to him
and to command that the said Royal cor Members returned to serve in Parliament. cession and declaration be registered in hi Borough of Great Bedwin-- John Jacob
Majesty's College of Arias, And has als Buxton, Esq. in the room of James Henry and bear the Royal Arms (without the in
ordained, that he shall, for the future, us Leigh, Esq. who has accepted the Chiltern Hundreds,
escocheon of Charlemagne's Crown, ami
without the lianoverian Royal ( rows Borough of Yarmouth-John Singleton
differenced with a label of five points ar Copley, Esq. of the Temple, Middlesex, Serjeant-at-Law, in the room of Alexander
gent, the centre point charged with a ros Maconochie, Esq. who has accepted the
gules, quarterly with the arms of bis illus Chiltern Hundreds.
trious House, the Royal Arins in the firs City of Winchester-James Henry Leigh,
and fourth quarters; and also to command Esq. in the room of Richard Meyler, Esq. tion be registered in his Majesty's College
that the said Royal concession and declara deceased.
It also notifies, that, on the 6th iastant, TUESDAY, MARCH 31.
the Baron de Stierneld, Envoy Extraordig
nary and Minister Plenipotentiary from This Gazette notifies that the Prince Re.
his Majesty the King of Sweden, and the gent has appointed Mr. Joel Hart as Consal
Baron of Gerning, Envoy Extraordinary at Leith for the United States of America ;
from his Serene Highness the Landgrare and has approved of the 69th regiment of of Hesse Hombourg, accompanied by the foot being permitted to bear on its colours
Baron de Krane, Marshal of the Court and appointments the word “ Waterloo,” of his Serene Highness, kad their first pris in commemoration of the gallantry dis
vate audiences of his Royal Highness the played by that regiment at the baitle of Prince Regent at Carlton-house: also, that Waterloo.
the Baron de Stierneld, Envoy Extraordi
nary and Minister Plenipotentiary from bis TC ESDAY, APRIL 7.
Majesty the King of Sweden, and the Ba
ron de Gerning, Envoy Extraordioary from This Gazette notifies that the Right Hon. the Landgrave of Hesse Hombourg, accouGeorge H. Rose was, on the 6th instant, panied by the Baron de Krape, Marshal of by command of his Royal Highness the the Court of his serene Highness, had audie Prince Regent, sworn of his Majesty's Most ence of her Majesty, at the Queen's Palace. Honourable Privy Council, and took his It also contains the appointment of place at the Board accordingly.
General his Grace the Duke of Richmonde Also, that the Prince Regent has ore &c. K.G. to be Captain-General and Godained, that Field-marshal his Serene vernor-in-Chief of the Provinces of Lorer
and Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, New was also attacked, wounded, and plundered, Brunswick, and the Islands of Prince Ed- in open day, about two miles from Poona, Ward and Cape Breton.
and as far from the residency; and the language of the Peishwa's Ministers was that of
perfect estrangement and disregard. His SATURDAY, APRIL 11.
Highness also continued to push bis troops This Gazette contains an Order in Coun up towards ours, as if in defiance; it was
dispensing with calling out the militia announced, that he intended to form a camp this year for the purpose of training; and
between our old cantonment and our new gives an account of the marriage of the position, and 1000 or 1500 horse moved Princess Elizabeth to the Prince of Hesse down for the purpose. I renewed my assuHoabourg.
rances of our wish for peace, and said, that if his Highness moved to his army I should
withdraw to camp ; that if he remained ICPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE OF quiet or receded, we should still consider TUESDAY THE 14TH OF APRIL, 1818. him as a friend, and should be careful not
Despatches have been received at the East to cross the river that separates our camp India House, addressed to the Secret Com. from the town; but that if bis troops ad. Bittee by the Governor in Council at Bom. vanced towards ours we should be obliged bay, inclasing reports of the commencement
to attack them. The Peishwa left the town sed progress of hostilities between the Bri. and withdrew to Pebutta, and within less tish Government and the Peishwa, of which than an hour large bodies of troops began to trports and despatches the following are
move in the direction of our camp, and in copies and extracts:
such a manner as to cut off the residency. I
had withdrawn a company that had been Extract from a Despatch from the Honour left in the old cantonments, and as soon as able Meunistuart Elphinstone, the Resi it reached the residency the detachment sent at the Court of the Peishwa, to the there marched off to camp, keeping a river Geverner-General, dated, Camp at Kirky, between them and the Peishwa's troops, Serember 6, 1817.
who were moving in the same direction. The pressure of business for these several The residency was immediately plundered days
, and the uncertainty of the resalt, have and burnt. prevented my hitherto reporting to your copy of a Report from Lieutenant-Colonel Excelleney; but as we are now in state of
Burr, of the Bombay Establishment, to wir with ibe Peishwa, it is necessary to the Deputy a djulant-General of the fourth tequaint you with the manner in which the
Division of the Army of the Deccan. teptare was brought on, leaving all detail fer a subsequent despatch. The great mili
SIR, Camp, at Kirky, Nov. 6, 1817. tasy preparations of his Highness, the Peish-. My letter of yesterday's date will have 52, bis distinct refusal to send any part of informed you of my having removed the the force he had collecied away from Poona, whole of the stores, treasure, and provisions the threatening position he had occupied in from our late cantonments to the village of fs brigaboorhood of our camp, and, above Kirky; and of their being lodged in secake all, his unremitting endeavours to corrupt rity therein; and of the brigade being in a the delity of our native tronps, rendered it state of preparation to move as circumabesletely oecessary, in my judgment, to re stances may require. I have now the ho. bere the brigade from the very bad position nour to report, for the information of the it occupied at the town to thai selected for it general officer commanding this force, that by General Smith. This circumstance, and soon after I despatched it, I received an that of our cantonment being on the alert on invmation from the resident of the probabi. the 29th, the night before the arrival of the lity of an immediate rupture with the Earopean regimeni, removed the appear- Peishwa, followed by a requisition to move ance of confidence which had, in soine out and attack the Mahratia force, which measure, been kept op between as and the was then visible and advancing to the attack Peishwa. This appearance bad afforded no of our camp. I in consequence formed the adrantage, except that of protracting an brigade, and leaving the head-quarters of open rapture; for his Highness proceeded, the 2d battalion 6th regiment, who were is all respects, as if be were at open war, previously weakened by several strong deand all his sohjects spoke of his declaring tachmente, in charge of the post of Kirky, war against us as an event in which nothing together with the drill, sick, unfits, and two Was uncertain but the time. The effect of iron 12-poanders, under the command of eur withdrawing was to encourage the Major Roome, advanced to meet the enemy, Peishwa's people, who plundered our can a party of whose horse hovered near the lopment without any obstruction from their column, and preceded our mareh. Having own Government, and who talked openly of chosen a situation io advance of our posithe impending destruction of our detach- tion, at the distance of about one mile, we meat. As officer on his road 10 Bombay, formed line, waiting the junctiou of the
Dapore (1) battalion, under the command again immediately advanced near hall a of Major Ford, with three field-pieces : at mile, the left of the line being throwo back this period I was joined by the resident, who to check any attack of the enemy's horse, most gallantly exerted himself throughout who were in great force between them and the day, in setting a distinguished example the river, while the light companies of the of zeal and animation to the troops. On the 1st battalion 7ih regiment, which had at first approach of Major Ford's division, and preceded the live, were sent to the rear to being reinforced by the resident's escort and keep in check a large body of horse, who troops which had been stationed at Suogum, had been watching Major Ford's movement, (2) under the coinmand of Major Cleiland, to our support, and who now came down in who bad handsomely offered his services to rear of our right dank, me; I ordered the line to advance, which Soon after the enemy withdrew the greater we continued doing for half a mile. The part of his force to a distance, retiring and Mahratta army, which was drawn up with drawing off his guns towards the city ; aod, its left resting on the height of the front of as we advanced, the greater part of bis Gunness Cundy, where a large body of the infantry also, computed at 8000 (part of Vinchour Rajah's (3) horses were posted, whom had been posted in advance of his extended its right to the Mootab river, in, guns and centre in the bed of a nallah (4), which direction the principal masses of their and in walled gardens, extending aloog the cavalry were formed, the total amount of front of our position, now sent out their which is supposed to have been 15000; the skirmishers, which, with others on the right intermediate undulating plain being occa-, of the line, and rockets from both front and pied by a long line of infantry and guns, rear, continued to occasion as a few cast. supported by successive lines of horse, as far alties. The light infantry of the line, how. as the eye could see, who observing as ad ever, under the command of Captain Preto vance, moved forward from their position, ton, easily drove them off and occupied and at the very moment we were anlimber their ground; and it being nearly dark 1 ing for action, commenced a brisk cannon submitted to the resident, as the enemy were ade from their centre, while the masses of ca evidently in full retreat, the expediency ol valry on both their flanks endeavoured to turn withdrawing the troops to canp as soon as qurs, and succeeded in getting in our rear. it was dark, having fortunately succeeded
The action now became very interesting: in our principal object, meeting and driv: a body of Goklar's regular infantry made an ing the enemy from the position they had attack, in solid column, on the 1st battalion originally taken up; this was accordingly 9th regiment Native Infantry, which was on done, and the whole returned to camp soon the left of the line, and who had scarcely after eight o'clock. I am happy to say the succeeded in repelling it and a number of casualties during the action have been less horse, when a select body of the enemy's than could have been expected ; the greater cavalry seeing their infantry repulsed and part having fallen on the Ist battalion 71 pressed by the battalion, who could with regiment ; only one European officer, how difficulty be restrained from pursuing them, ever, Lieutenant Falconer, of the 2d baltamade a determined charge on the corps, lion Ist regiment, is among the wounded, some of the men wheeling round the flanks, Accompanying, I have the bonour to for repeating their attack in the rear; the bra ward a return of the number, I have not very of the men, however, compensated for yet heard a correct statement of the loss the the disorder into wbich they had been throwa enemy suffered; I should imagine that it by the previous attacks, and enabled them, could not be less than 3 or 400 killed and under circumstances of great difficully, and wounded. Native reports make it rreble with the powerful co-operation they derived that number; amongsi the latter are said to from the left brigade of guns, and a part of be the minister aod some oficers of distincthe Bombay regiment, to beat off the assail tion.-[The despatch concludes with praise ants, who left inany men and horses on the ing the services rendered by Captain Thew ground, withdrawing to a distance, and and Lieutenant Lawrie, who commanded never after hazarding a repetition of their the Bombay and Dinapore artillery; Ma. attack.
jor Wilson and Lieutenant Coleman, who By this time Major Ford, with luis balta were at the head of a detachment of the 65th lion and his fieldpieces from Dapore, joined regiment and Bombay European regiment; us, and formed line on our rigbt, wben we Captains Nutford, Donally, and Whiteball,
at the head of their respective battalions; (1) Part of a brigade raised by the Major Cleiland, who commanded the resiPiesbwa, but officered and disciplined by dent's escort; likewise Brigade-Major CapEuropeans.
tain Halifax; Lieutenant Inverarily, quare (2) The residency.
ter-master of brigade; Lieutenant Ellis, (3) This person is one of the Peishwa's bazaar-master; Lieutenant Grant, of the principal ollicers, and on former occasions grenadier battalion ; Captain Gordon, Licohad been conspicuous for his attuchment to the British interests.
(4) A rivulete
tenant Denterville, Major Ford, and Dr. dred horse and some Arabs, and after á Meel. On returning to camp Lieutenant. fruitless resistance, were compelled to lay Colmar) Borr states that he delivered charge down their arms: the sppoys were not de. of the brigade to Colonel Osburne).
tained, and one of them has arrived in camp, I have the honour to be,
but the oficers were made prisoners, and Speed) C. BURR, Lieut.. Col. are stated, by one report, to have been [The total loss was 16 privates killed; murdered in cold blood, but more authentic pad toonded, including among the latter acconots represent them to have been cara Lieutenant Falcoder, severely in the shoul. ried into Poona. Captain Vaughan and det, ad of whose recovery very slight their way from Bombay, and although they
his brother were seized at Tollygong, on teps were entertained).
offered no resistance, they are stated, by a Extract from a Despatch from Mr. Elphinnegro servant who brought the account of tone to the Governor-General, dated Camp, their capture, to have been put to death in Kirty, Nor. II, 1817.
the most ignominious manner: 'the negro is Since the brigade has been in this position, so distinct in his relation of their execution we have experienced the good effects of the that there is oo reason to doubt the fact, ex. forward movement made by Colonel Burr cept what arises from the atrocity of the on the sit, and of the impression be then action. The Peishwa's conduct has in some gruck, in the timidity and inertness of the instances borne more of the character of etety, and the tranquillity which we have civilized war. A conduoter and a naik's la coosequence enjoyed. The Peishwa's (a corporal) party belonging to the Peisha' ay appears to bave been in great confu wa's battalion, that were in charge of some sion : on the 6th Moro Dickshot (5) was stores in a suburb near the residency, were certainly killed, as was Sirdar Khan, a induced by assurances of safety to quit a Staa ehief, who had been discharged from defensible house which they occupied, and
Nizam's reformed horse, and whom the the promises made to them were faithfully, Prishna ordered to raise 2000 men for observed. Mahommed Hurriff, the inoon. bi xerrice; Bulæunt Row Rastia Nana shee (native secretary) of the residency, Kaskera, a relation of Goklah's (6), and who bad also defended his house with Arabs, Sarnaen Dickshut, the brother of Moro was invited to quit it, and sent out of the Detshat, were wounded, and Abba Poo. city unmolested. He had an interview rodery had a horse killed under him; the with Goklah before he came, wbich was Vishnor Kar was suspected of treachery: interesting in many respects, especially from tie Peishwa himself set off for Poorunder, Goklah's producing a paper under the and was with great diffeulty persuaded to Peishwa's seal, investing him with all the semain in camp by Goklah, who declared powers of the Goveroment, and from the that his fight would be followed by the avowal of Wittojee Naick, that the resithe dispersion of his army. In the course of dency and cantonments were burned by the terceeding days the Mahratta army was
Peishwa's own orders. I had before sup(reatestrated on the side of Poona most posed this wanton outrage to be the work Tesored from our camp: and his Highneas of some of the rabble that composed his fåtseraged the Sirdars (7), paid for the Highoess's army. On the other hand, Gok. horses that had been kiiled in action, and lah bad shewn the utmost activity in seizing bestowed presents and distinctions on such and plundering all persons who are thembenua bad been wounded. Yesterday even.
selves or have relations in our service. isg the whole army moved out from behind Copy of a Report from Brigadier.General the town, and escamped to the east of our Lionel Smith, C.B. commanding the Poona old cabiosinent, in open view of this camp, Subsidiary Force, to Lieutenant-General ulte distance of about four miles. The Sir Thomas Hislop, Bart. Commander-incaly signs of activity which the enemy bas displayed, have appeared in his attempts to
Chief of the Army of Deccan. cut of applies, and to shat the roads : in
Camp before Poona, twin be has in some measure succeeded, as
Nov. 20, 1817. come officers and some convoys were ad My letter to your Excellency, under date' pancing on the faith of our alliance with of the 1st instant, will have explained the little or no escort. Corsets Hunter and circumstances under which I had determined Morrison, escorted by a bavildar (a native to concentrate the 4th division of the arıny berjeant) and twelve sepoys, had arrived at on the south bank of the Godavery, and Woorlee, within twenty soiles of Poona, which was effected on the morning of the 3d shen they were surrounded hy some huo- instant. I shall now, as briefly as inter
vening circumstances permit, report to your 6) One of the Peishwa's ministers, who Excellency my further proceedings. generally transacted bosiness with the Bri. On the morning of the bin instant, I
received a despatch from the resident at (R) One of the Peishwa's officers, who Poona, recalling the troops in that direction tras obtained an ascendancy in bis Councils, with all possible haste, his Highness the (7) Military chiets.
Peisbwa baving assembled a large army Europ. Mag. Vol. LXXIII. April 1818.