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from Gen. Washington tô the British Court Henry of Prussia; the Reigning Duke of for the restoration of the forts, &c. ceded: Mecklenburg-Strelitz, with the Hereditary by the late peace to the United States, that Princess of Brunswick. the British Ministry have agreed to deliver In the White Hall, a canopy was erected them up, and the same is to take place on of crimson velvet, and also a crimson velvet the division of Canada into two provin- fopha for the marriage ceremony.

When the young couple had placed themThe people of this country are eager for selves under the canopy, before the fopha, & treaty of commerce with Great Britain, and the Royal Family food round them. and would make great facrifices to obtain the Upper Counsellor of the Confittory,

Mr Sack, made a speech in German. Thie Some millions of acres of land have late- being over, rings were exchanged, and the ly been purchased from Congress by a joint illustrious couple, kneeling on the fopha, company here and in Britain. It is said were married according to the rites of the your great Mr Pulteney is one of them. reformed church. The whole ended with

The debts of Congress, when the debts a prayer; and twelve guns placed in the of the individual States are added which is garden firing three rounds, the benediction zo be the case, will amount to about 71 was given. After which the new-married millions of dollars, or 16 millions Sterling couple received the congratulations of the

Roral Family, and they returned in the same Emigrants from Germany, France, Hol- order to the apartments, where the Royal land, &c. continue to arrive very fast in the Family and all persons present sat down to different States, among whom are some per- card tables ; after which the whole Court, fons of confiderable property from Holland. the high Nobility, and the Ambassadors, It will, however, take 5 or 600 years before sat down to supper. this country can be as populous as Great Bri The fupper was served at fix tables The tain-till which period their increasing first was placed under a canopy of crimfon numbers and wealth will continue an in- velvet, and the viduals served in gold dish, creasing mart for the manufactures of Great es and plates. Lieutenant General Bornstedt Britain.

and Count Brhul had the honour to carve,

without being feated. PRUSSIA,

The other five tables, at which fat the Generals, Ministers, Ambassadors, all the

Officers of the Court, and the high NobiBERLIN-08. I.

lity, were served in other apartments.

Those who did the honeurs at these tables Tbe uke of York's Marriage. were--At the first, Prince Sacker, Minister The day before yesterday, in the evening, of State At the second, Generál Mollenthe wedding of Princess Frederica was con dorff-At the third, Count Jenckenstein, funimated with the Duke of York.

Minister of State-At the fourth, Count About fix o'clock, all persons who were Schulemburg, Lieutenant General and Miof a Princely Blood assembled in gala in the nister of State At the fifth, Major Geneapartments of the Dowager Queen, where ral Bishoffswerder. the diamond crown was put on the head of During fupper, music continued playing Princess Frederica. The Generals, Minif- in the galleries of the first hall, which in ters, Ambafadors, and the high Nobility af- niediately begun when the company enterfembled in the White Hall.

ed the hall. Immediately after it struck seven o'clock, At the desert, the royal table was served the Duke of York led the Princess his spouse, with a beautiful set of china made in the whose train was carried by fou Domes de la Berlin manufactory. Cour, preceded by the Gentlemen of the

"Supper being over, the whole Assembly Chamber, and the Court Officers of State, repaired to the White Hall, where țrumthrough all the parade apartments, into the pet, timbrel, and other music was playing White Hall. After them went the King, the Flambeau Dance was begun, at which the with the Queen Dowager; Prince Lewis of Ministers of State carried the torches. With Prussia, and the Reigning Queen (the this ended the festivity, Crown Prince was absent by indifpofition); The new couple were attended to their the Hereditary Prince of Orarigo, with apartments by the Reigning Queen, and Princess Wilhelmina; Prince Henry, third the Queen Dowager. son' to the King, with the Hereditary The Duke of York wore on this day the Stadtholdress, his aunt; Prince Wilhelm of English uniform, and the Princess Frederix Prussia, with Princess Augusta; the Duke ca was dressed in a suit of Drap d'Argent, of Weimar, with the spouse of the Prince ornamented with diamonds

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The palace of the Margrave of Anspach But the most remarkable article of the Was illuminated.

Code is the following:

“ The Sovereignty consists in the power New Civil CODE OF PRUSSIA.

of conducting the Adions of the Subjects

to the public good ; but this Porver apper The new Code of Laws for Pruffia was tains not to the King as a Right, but merely as lately published at Berlin. It is the work of a Duty." M. Klein and M. Suarez, under the direction of the Great Chancellor Cramer, an

What more adverse to the common now with due regard to ancient customs and tions of Sovereignty have the French Loa prejudices, displays à humane and enlight- giflators faid than this ? ened fpirit. Punishments are rendered much less tia

Russia. gorous and cruel.

*Left-hand marriages are allowed only to Gentlemen, King's Counsellors

, and persons of the same rank with these; but the party

PETERSBURGII, Sept. 6. contracting such a marriage must declare

The Court has received from the army: upon his honour, that he has not sufficient on the Danube, the melancholy news of the fortune for a rig‘t hand marriage.

death of Prince Charles-Frederick Henry of The left-hand wife is not to assume the Wurtemburg-Stuttgard, brother name of her husband, nor even that of Grand Ducliefs of Russia. This Prince, (pouse ; she must be contented with that of who was the sixth of the eight sons of Prince bouse-keeper.

Frederick-Eugene of Wurtemburg, brother "The children of sucli marriages are legie* of the Reigning Duke, and who had the timate, hut the father is not obliged-to give rank of Major-General in the service of them an education fuitable to his own rank; Rullia, was born on the 3d of May 1770 and they cannot inherit his real property, and died at Galacz, of a fever, after an illunless where there are no children of rela- ness of six days, on the 23d ult. tions by a right-hand marriage.

Every young woman seduced, against
whom it is not proved that she is a com-

SPAIN.
mon prostitute shall be juridically married
to her feducer, as wife by the right-hand,
if the be of the same rank, and by the left-

MÁDRID, Sept. 2.
hand if of inferior rank.

The following circular letter, from the The declaration of the husband, that he King's Council, has been addressed to the does not chufe to live with her, iš fufficient Governors of Provinces, and other public however to obtain a divorce.

Oficers : This declaration, with the Juridical Act of the marriage, is then to be delivered to “ Having been informed that doubts have the woman, who by virtue of it is placed arisen concerning the manner of taking the in the fame situation with a woman divor- oath required of strangers travelling in the ced from her husband, and faved from kingdom, His Majesty has informed His Ihame.

Excellency the Count. de Florida Blanca, The marriage of a Noble with a Pea- that his royal intentions and his orders do fart, which was formerly prohibited, is now not require a general oath; that it regards allowed; provided the King, or three of the only foreigners of suspicious characters cohusband's family, consent to it.

ming into Spain, and principally to Court, A certain part of the fortune of deceafed especially when they do not give a satisfaca bachelors, above the age of forty, goes to 'tory account of the intentions of their jours the fund for the relief of the poor. nieya case in which his Majesty's orders

The simple obligation of a hanker, met- require, either that they should leave the '. chant, manuiaaurer, fandholdet, of the kirigdom, or take the oath of travellers, persons acting for them, is as good as a bill provided the fufpicions are not very trong of exchange.

against them.--As to the rest, His Majesty Whoever faves the life of another, at the declares, that the oath is not of fidelity, nor risk of his own, is entitled to i letter of vaffałage, but only of purè obedience and thanks, and a gratification from a Magif- fubmission to the Sovereign, to the policetrate.

laws of the country, and an obligation not Talking disrefpe&fully of ang of the Roy- to hold any correspondence which may tend al Family, is punishable only by a short iin to subvert the public subordination and tranprisonment in one of the fortreffos.

quility of the State.” X. VOL. XIV. No. 82.

STATE

not.

STATE PAPER.

Art. 1. A lift shall be made of all the

strangers in the kingdom, whether domici The Supreme Council of Castile publish- liated or not. ed, on the roth of September, a new cdict “ This disposition of public order is preagainst the circulation of writings whichscribed by various laws revived under the have a tendency to propagate the principles reign of His Majesty Charles III. It is new of the French constitution.

cessary it should be known by strangers, that “ The King, informed that certain wri- they may of course enjoy the privileges and. tings, full of falsehood and dangerous max immunities to which they have a right by ims, capable of disturbing che tranquillity, virtue of particular treatics made with their and of endangering the fidelity of his sub- respective Sovereigns.” jects, had sent circular letters, the 5th of 2. A foreigner, interrogated respecting January 1799, to prohibit the entry of these his condition may declare his desire to relibels, to encourage informers, and to give main in Sprin, either as a Domiciliant or the utmost latitude both in discovering and punishing such atrocities.

“ It is by special favour that His Majes“ These precautions have produced the ty granted this liberty to strangers, inalsalutary effects which his Majesty's Coun- much as the King had a right to require that cil had expected.—The King is again affu- Domiciliants ihould conform to the condie red, that attempts are now making to in- tions inrposed on them by the laws, and to troduce and diffuses throughout his domi- 'the oath, under the title of Domiciliants in nions, similar writings fronı France, con the kingdom.” taining seditious principles, contrary to the 3. The foreigner who declares his intenfidelity due to his fovereign power, to pub- tion to reside in Spain, as domiciliated, lic tranquillity, and to the prosperity of his ought to oblige himself, by oath, to be faithfaithful subje&s : His Majesty has recourse ful to the religion of the country, and to the a second time to the fame,precautions, which laws, and to renounce every civil foreign were before sufficient to prevent the evil;- protection or dependence on his native he has renewed the prohibition of those country. writings in his states, and ordered, that eve “ This engagement is not prejudicial to ry person who shall find or seize, in the individual liberty, inasmuch as it does not hands of any perfon, such productions, ei- extend to any economic, commercial, or dother printed or written, shall be obliged mestic affairs.” to give them up to the tribunals, rendering 4. The foreigner who shall refuse to doan account of the motives which excited miciliare himself, and take the oath, cannot them, if they knew or acquainted with exercise the professions which require resithem; on failure of which they shall be dency. proceeded against, as well as other delin “ As those of banker, shopkeeper, requents, for the crime of disobedience; that tailer, domestics of the subjects of the state, the tribunals shall be obliged to transmit to &c." the supreme council all the writings which 5. The foreigner who shall exercise any may have been presented or denounced to profeffion allowed only to His Majesty's, them, or which they may have seized; and subjects, and who shall refuse the oath of to proceed in this respect with all the vigi- Domiciliants, shall be obliged to leave Court lance and activity required in such impor- within a forenight, and the kingdom within tant cases.

two months. « The execution of this edie is recom “ For a foreigner restrained from exercimended to the pastoral and monarchial zealfing any useful profession would excite fufof the most Reverend Archbishops, Bishops, picions of giving himself up to wandering Prelates, as well secular as regular, through- about, and becoming a dangerous person, efout the kingdom of Spain."

pecially having it irt his power to be domiciliated.”

6. The foreigner who exercises none of STATE PAPER.

the professions above-mentioned may declaro himself a Non-Domiciliant, and remain at

Court with permission of the Office of FoNew EDICT OF His CATHOLIC MA

reign Affairs, or in other parts of the king

dom, provided he causes his name to be inJESTY.

serted in the list of non-residents. Concerning Foreigners in Spain, whether “ This custom has always been observed

Domiciliants or not; composed from towards merchants and traders, as well in the subject of that dated the 20th of who wished to preserve the quality or dis

the cities as in the ports of the kingdom, July; with comments on every ar- tinction of strangers." ticle.

7. Mechanics

7. Mechanics and workmen engaged in following articles of the plan of the comthe manufactures established by his Majesty, mittees were accordingly passed : or by private persons, may declare them.

1. The Assembly reserves to itself the exfelves not domiciliated, and reside, ip that

clusive right of determining, with the sancquality in the kingdom.

tion of the King, on the exterior part of the Subjects to have their names inserted in

colonies. the re isters; individuals included in this

2. The Colonial Assemblies shall be auArticle shall not be molested nor compelled thorised to make, upon these subjects, all to take the oath; except, Ift, when the per

the representations which they think necesson shall be suspected of political relations

fary. or maxims; 2dly, if he should desire to re

3. The laws concerning the situation of fide at Court, in which cafe he shall take persons not free, and the political state of the oath of non-residents, provided he has persons of colour and free negroes, as well not permislion from the Ohice of Foreign Affairs."

as the regulations relative to the execution

of the faid laws, shall be executed provi8. The persons above described shall take fionally with the approbation of the Goverthe oath of non-domiciliants, as well as those

nors of the colonies, and shall be directly who shall be required by fuperior authori- presented to the fanction of the King, ties, in order to remain in the kingdom, or Seek a trade or profession in it, or for any

without any anterior decree being able to

obstruct the full exercise of the right inother motive which fkall not be included in the treaties with foreign nations.

trusted by the present article to the Coloni

al Aflemblies. “ The oath of the non-domiciliants does

4. The forms to be observed for the com-, not enjoin the quality of subject; therefore, pletion of the laws for the internal govern. it neither expresses vafsalage nor fidelity, but

ment, which do not concern persons, shall respect, submislion, obedience to the Sove

be determined by the Legislative Body. reign, and to the laws of police of the country--Consequently, he who has taken the

The King published the following prooath ought to abstain from doing, saying, clamation on Sept. 18: or writing, boch within and without the kingdom, any thing contrary to good or

Louis, der, to subordination, and to public autho

By the Grace of God, and by the Constitu.

tional Law of the State, KING OF THE rity. 9. Foreigners who come to seek an asy

FRENCH-To all the Citizens, GREETlum, or to take refuge in the kingdom, shall follow the road which shall be pointed out “ I have accepted the constitution--I will by the Commanders of the Frontiers shall use all endeavours to maintain it, and cause stop in the place prescribed, and there wait it to be executed. his Majesty's permiffion, and take the oath « The revolution is completed. It is above mentioned.

time that the re-establishment of ordor "By these means, His Majesty, without should give to the conititution the support refusing hospitality, will be able to know, which is still most necessary; it is time to as well what is proper for the refugee-strano fix the opinion of Europe on the destiny of gers, as for the tranquillity of the state.” France, and to shew that the French are

10. Foreigners who shall transgress these worthy to be free. rules and orders shall be sent to the galleys, “ But my vigilance and my cares ought or expelled the kingdom, with confiscation still to be seconded by the concurrence of of their property, according to the condi all the friends of their country, and of lision of the persons, or the nature of the in- berty; it is by submillion to the laws; it is fractions.

by abjuring the spirit of party, and all the In order to proceed judicially in the ap- pasfions which accompany it; it is by a happlication of these points, the Justices of the py union of sentiments, of wishes, and enPeace shall consult the superior Tribunals deavours, that the constitution will be conof their district, previous to their putiing of firmed, and that the nation will enjoy all the fentence in execution.”

the advantages which it secures.

“ Let every idea of intolerance then be FRANCE,

'abandoned for ever ; let the rash defire of

independence no longer be confounded with NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

the love of liberty, let those pernicious quaSeptember 24.

lifications, with which it has been attempted In the National Assembly, the affairs of 'to inflame the people, be irrevocably bathe colonies were again taken into consider. nished; let religious opinions no longer be a ation, when, after some debate, it was de source of persecution and animosity ; let all termined the subject should be discussed be who observe the laws be at liberty to adopt fore the Assembly lould separate : The that form of worship to which they are ato X2%

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tached : and let no party give offence to which the disturbances of the revolution
those who may follow opinions different had banished; and let your King henceforth
from their own from motives of conscience. enjoy, without inquietude and without mo-
But it is not sufficient to fhun those exceffes lestation, those testimonies of attachment
to which you might be carried by a fpirit of and fidelity which can alone fecure his hap-
violence; you must likewise fulfil the obli- piness,
gations which are imposed by the public in Done at Paris the 28th September 1791.
terest ; One of the first, one of the most ef-
sential, is the payment of the contributions

(Signed) “ LEWIS.
established by your representatives. It is (and underneath) “ DE LESSART.
for the observance of engagements, which
national honour has rendered sacred, for

FRIDAY, September 30,
the internal tranquillity of the state, for its
external fecurity; it is for the stability of

DISSOLUTION
the constitution itself that I remind you of
this indispensable duty.
« Citizens armed for the maintenance of

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.
the law ;-National Guards, never forget
that it is to protect the safety of persons and The Assembly having, by a former de.
of property, the collection of public contri- cree, resolved, that this day should be the
butions, the circulation of grain and provi- last of their fitting, and that their succes-
fions, that the arms which you bear have "fors should take their places to-morrow,

been delivered into your hands; it belongs met this day to terminate their labours.
to you to feel, that justice and mutual iitility The King had intimated his intention of
demand, that, between the inhabitants of coming in person to the Assembly, and the
the same empire, abundance should be ap- hall and galleries were crowded and brilli-
plied to the aid of indigence'; and that it ant as on the memorable day of his accep-
is the duty of the public force to promote tance of the constitution. The Members
the advancement of commerce, as the means of the new Legislature being all admitted
of remedying the intemperance of reasons, to the body of the Assembly, and the Mu-
correcting the inequality of harvest, uniting nicipality of Paris, as well as the Directors
"together all the parts of the various produce of the departments, being invited to alift at
tions of their soil and industry.

the sitting, in confequence of addresses which “ And you, whom the people have cho- they presented, made it, if posible, more - sen to watch over their interefts; you also, numerous than on the former occafion, and on whom they have conferred the formida- infinitely more brilliant. The Assembly ble powers of determining on the property, closed their labours by receiving the last res the honour, and the life of citizens; you too ports from their committees on different whom they have instituted to adjust their {ubjects, particularly the Military Code, and differences, members of different adminiftra- by publishing an account of the state of the tive bodies, Judges of Tribunals, Judges of finances, of the suns in the National TreaPeace, I reconimend to you to be impressed fury, of the receipt of the taxes, of the con, with the importance and dignity of your "Cributions received hy the departments, and functions; fulfil them with zeal, with cou of the precise state in which they delivered rage, with impartiality ; labour with me to

over the affairs of the kingdom to their fucTeltore peace, and the government of laws; ceflors. The accounts were received with and by thus securing the happiness of the the highest pleasure; they were considered nation, prepare for the return of those whole as highly favourable to the nation; and the absence has only proceeded from the fear of vouchers were ordered to be deposited in disorder and violence.

*the archives. M. Montesquion frated, that * And all you who from different motives there was 35 millions in the National Trea. have quitted your country, your King in- fury, of which 18 millions were in specie; vites you to return to your follow-citizens; and the Members of the Committee of Fi. he invites you to yield to the public wish and nance pledged themselves personally for the

the national interest. Return with confi- fidelity of the accounts, and that they would
dence under the security of law, and this hó he ready to answer for theni to the next
pourable return, at the nioment when the Legislature.
constitution is definitively fettled, will ren. Before three o'clock they had done all

der more easy, and more expeditious, the re their bufiness, and prepared for the Royal
establilhment of order and of tranquillity, presence. In the proceedings of the day be-

.“ And you · French people, a nation illus fore, they, had determined to receive the trious for so many ages, show yourselves King with more respect than on the former magnanimous and generous,

at the moment occasion.. Only one chair of state was plawhen your liberty is confirmed ; resume ced on the platform to the left of the ordi pour happy character; let your moderation nary chair of the President. The tables and wisdom revive among you the security were not removed, and no carpet was

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