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Jiarty, tell so many diiFerent stories as to destroy
the credit of them all. They took all the arms,
clifcliarged the prifoners,-and fuchofthegarrifon
as were not killed in the firft moment of fury,
can ied the Governor and Lieut. Governor to the
Greve (the place ofpublic execution) cut off their
heads, and lent them through the city in triumph
to the Palais lloyal.
About the fame instant a treacherous corres
pondence having been discovered in M. de Fles-
Selles, Prevoil des Marchands, they seize him
in the hotel de ville, where he was in the exercise
of his office, and cut off his head. These events
carried imperfectly to Versailles were the fubjet't
of two l'ucceliive deputations from the States to
the King, (i jrh.) The King went about 11 o'clock,
accompanied only by his brothers to the States
General, and there read to them a fpeech,in which
he asked their interposition to re-eltablifh order
he i eturned to the Chateau a foot, accompanied
by the States : They sent offa deputation,the Mar
quis de la Fayette at their head, to quiet Paris :
He had the fame morning beennamed Command
ant en chef of the milice bourgeoife, and Mons.
BaillY , former President of the Stares General
was called sos as Prevoft des Merchands. The
demolition of tlii Baftile was now ordered and
began : A body of the Swiss guards of the regi
ment of Ventimille, and thecity horse guards
join the people : The alarm at Versailles encrea
ies instead of abating : The foreign troops were
ordered offinftantly : Every Minister resigned :
The King confirmed Bailly as Prevoft des Mar
chands, wrote to Mr. Neckar to recall him—
ient his letter open to the States General to be
forwarded by them, and invited them to go with
him to Paris the next day to fatisfy the city ofhis
dispositions. (r6th.) The King came to Paris.
Omiting the less important figures of the pro
ceflion, I will only observe that the King's car
riage was in the centre, on each fide of it the
States General in two ranks afooN-at their head
the Marquis de la Fayette as Commander in
Chief, on horseback, and Bourgeois guards before
and behind. About 60,000 citizens of all Forms
and colors, armed with the muskets of the Baftile
and Invalids as far as they would go—the reft
with pistols.swords, pikes, pruning hoSks, feythes
&c. lined all the streets through which the pro
ceflion pafled. The King landed at the Ho'el de
Ville—there M. Bailly presented and put into
his hat the popular cockade, and addrelled him
and delivered his answer to the audience. On
their return the popular cries were " VIVE LE
RO\ , ET LA NAT lON : He was conduced by
a garde Bourgeoife to his palace at Versailles.—
Letters written with his own hand to the Marquis
de la Fayette, remove the scruples ofhis position.
Tranquility is now restored to the capital : The
shops are again opened : The people resuming
their labors, and if the want of bread does not
disturb our peace,we may hope a continuance of
The demolition of the Baftile is going on, and
the milice Bourgeoife organizing and training
The ancient police of the city is abolished by the
authority of the people.—They believe still that
people have fallen vidtims to the tumults of
Paris.—We cannot find with certainty that any
body has been killed but the three before men
tioned, and those who fell in the aflault or defence
of the Baftile. How many of the garril'on were
killed no body pretends to have ever heard :
Of the aflailants, accounts vary from 6 to 600
the moll general belief is, that there fell about
thirty. Therehave been many reports of instan
taneous executions by the mob, 011 such of their
body as they caught in atfts of theft or robbery :
Some oftliefe may perhaps be true : There was
a severity of honesty obfervedof which 110 exam
ple has been known : Bags of money offered on
various occaftons, through fear or guilt have been
uniformly refufed by the mobs.—The churches
are now occupied in singing " DeProfundis" and
" Requiems for the r-pofe of the fouls of the brave and
" valiant citizens ixihohave fealednbith their blood the
" liberty ef the nation." M. de Montmorin is
thisday replaced in the department of Fo
reign Affairs, M. de St. Priest is named to the
Home Department. (21ft.) M. Neckar had
left Bruflels for Franckfort before the Courier <rot
there—We expert, however, to hear of him in a
day or two. M. le Comte de IaLuzERNE has re
sumed the department of the Marine this day.
The spirit of tumult seemed to have sub
sided, when yesterday it was excited again by a
particular incident : M. Foullon, one of the
obnoxious ministry, who, as well as his brethren
had abfcor.ded, was taken ill the country, and as
isfaid bv his own tenants, and brought to Paris.
Great efforts were exerted by popular ib*i a(fters
to favehim : He was at length forced out of the
hands of the garde Bourgeoife, hung immediate
ly, his head cut off, and his body drawn through
ihe principal streets of the city. The Intendant
of Paris, M. de Chauvigny, accused of having
entered into the designs of the fame ministry, has
been taken at Compeigne, and a body of 200 men
011 horseback are goniTfor him.
I jull now learn that Bertie r de Chauvigny
was brought to town in the night, and mafiacred
PARIS, JULY 30.
In flie storming of"the Baftile, the Governor,
the door-keeper, with two or three others, were
maflacred. Mr. Foullon, Intendant, has been
kept three days, with 110 other food but hay
betore hini, and afterwards was hanged by the
populace at one of the cords which suspend the
rcverbcres (lights) in the streets. The particu
larity of the hay put before Mr. Foullon, comes
from an answer he made a few days since : Being
told the people had 110 bread, he replied, " Lei
them cat hay." He is the fame who had pro
posed to emit 100 millions, tournois, in paper
money. Ihe Lieutenant de police, of Paris,
has been hanged ; as well as Madame de Polignac's
[the Queen s favorite] chambermaid. TheCcmte
d Auois, M. de Polignac, and hundreds more
have fled. All the country is in arms, the peo
ple having broken open all the arsenals in the
kingdom. \Ve are here under military duty,
wearing the cockade of Union, white, rose, and
blue. Unwilling to fuffer any troops in the town,
we have done more, we have fired from the settees
upon a small veflel bringingfome artificers : We
will not fuffer any soldiers.
The National Allenibly received a long letter
in English yelterday, from that mad bigot, Lord
M. Neckar arrived at Versailles on Tuesday evening last, and
this morning he came to the Hotel de Ville, where he was re
ceived will, every mark of joy and fatisfaflion. He wasefrortcd
from the bridge at Save by a large party of horse of the Pans mi-
A' ZA ° rcturncd W'h him to the fame piece.
On I uefday last the Marquis de la Fayette performed thece
remony of incorporating the French Guards, under the appella
which they,re henceforwardTo'be
-p, c. . , tONDON, JULY 31.
I lie ipinted proceedings of the Statas General
and the Parisians, had their effetft. The Minis
ters and advisers of the King trembled in the palace.
From Bcnjancon we learn, that on the news of M Neckar's
Z j | C '. «t"[' tSOf tHat lar K c town, the feat of a parliament
» Colfcll 7 J n V b> ' " P ' jbl,C seast ' whcnM "
V in u Parl 'ament, offered his country feat, near
Vafon, lor that purpose. Ahont forty or fifty of the principal
dav w m Jw,/ " 1 a " d ' thc niidft ° f th< " fdlivil V "f the
J if k tnto thc a ' r > b Y means of fever a 1 barrels of
rnZ A r 'n sheen previouflv placed in thc apartment
under the saloon, for the abov, ; horrid purpose. The explXn
was h»ad for several miles dirtantfrom the tragical scene and thev
were all e,therk,lied or Ihockinglybruifed. * ' ey
an n ,r, mCan , ,lrae ' ,' hc rnafterof 'he house had disappeared
and the enraged populace flocked to the spot, and leveled the
dl " many —*-££
dirTfli Na "°" al Assembly immediately addreffedtheKing to give
h ered u n : ,he , Amba^do " - the *veral Courts, to get h.n/de!
thathenf h,K VCrC j UUtrV hem 'g ht take "fugr, in order
to his e conveyed to Pans, to receive the punilhment due
to nis enofmous chitoe.
and generally credited, in the French houses
ft night that Prince Lambafc had been pursued by the popu-
Jace, and burnt in Ins carriage. k
It was fa id that the Queen and the Dauphin had retired to the
convent of Valde Grave.
Among the fluctuating reports of last night, one was, that the
fdT t /\ T °v j dq "' ttcdßru(r ' ,s ' and hid solemnly erect
ed the Royal Standard, in French Flanders ; that he was attended by
the Prince deCoNDE, the Duke de Bourbon, and many othei
eminent perfotiages ; and that the Marffial de Broglio had join
ed him with a small body of forces which he hadcollefted, and
was looked up to as second in command, and the man who was
to model their forces, which were hourly encreafing.
w Th i? ?°j m , WaS , further f » id to have publifficd a manifeflo, in
which he declares his intention to be folelv direfled to the pub
, the , rcfculn g, h »s from the hands of
thole Rebels who now detain him."
This repoit we considered as too important to pass over, at the
lame time wc can not vouch for its authenticity.—At a late hour
'ait night no official account was received.
; Extrafl of a Icttei from Cibraltar, June 8.
Yesterday the Portuguese Iquadron brought in a lar»e French
(hip of 500 tons, from Martmico, laden with coffee, f u(: ar
cotton, indigo, &c. for Merfailles, which they retook from an
Algerine coifair, after a smart engagement, off Algiers. The
torce of the latter is not mentioned; but she escaped, tho the
Iquadron confifls of a ship of the line of eighty guns, a sri
gate, a cutter and a brig. Being refufed fheker here, on account
of the plague at Aiglets, having thirteen Algennes on board
Ihcy proceeded immediately with their prize to Lisbon."
The letter which follows was addressed by the Prime Minifler
f Denmark, to thc Danish Consul General at Leghorn, and dated
1 he 23d of May.
" Si R ,
" It is with peculiar fatisfaflion I aw able to inform you, that
Denmai k. will in 110 wife be intcrefted in the present war and
her neutrality is absolutely admited, so that her flag will enjoy
the lame advantages as in times of profound peace.—l
will cause this information to be made public throughout the
country in which you reside, for the purpose of removing doubts
which might make the navigators of our own nation, and all her
merchants and underwriters in general, afraid to have anv con
cern 111 ventures under our flag. I am, &c.
Tippo Sultan continues to augment and discipline his forces
This rcfllefs Prince is preparing a florm, which will soon buifloa
Thediffention which has for a longtime subsisted between Lord
Corawallis and Sir Archibald Campbell, i, the cause that the lat
ter resigned a situation which he could not honorably hold con
intent with his own feelings.
I"he officers ofthe Eafl India (hips, in general, who have lately
arrived from Bengal, complained that the trade there is entirely
mined. The articles of merchandize which formerly fetched
eighty and a hundred per cent, they were glad to d.fpofe of at
hve and twenty per cent, under prime cost. This, they lay, is oc
casioned by the heavy taxes which the Governor General has impof
<d upon .hops, and upon every species of merchandize ; and flill
m °'l By the vexatious severity with which those taxes are exacted.
The Lngl.fh merchants, harrafled and difgulled with those pro
ceedings, are felling ofi their goods, and (hutting up their flrops
as fact as possible. At the sales in Bengal, avticles of English man
ufactories are now fold 5 o per. cent, cheaper than in Britain.
He has alio thought fit to enforce even among the Hindoos, a
lud.cal observation of the Sabbath day; in consequence of which
thcr of°dlenc n f"! ;VeS '° nUmCr ° US h ° l,da >' s a "°-
. PROCEEDINGS OF CO NCR ESS
In the HOUSE of REPRESENTATIVES
T1 ~^ EDNESDA *> SEPTEMBER 23
Ine bill to recognize and adant- , .
ftitution of the United States, the eftablfo C ° n "
of the troops on the frontiers wns k ' nent
engrofled and palled. ' 35 brou ght in,
The appropriation bill -was taken i,„ • l
committee of the whole, amended a „J e
to by the House. Ordered, that it be enSJ
and ioo copies of the estimates; on whfch th'
b,U is founded,be printed for the use of the Men'
Mr. Bland presented a bill to amend anrt
plain the coasting art, which was read a firft an j
and second time. n "tand
The bill for altering the time of the ann,„i
meeting of Congress, was revised in commin
a^rtdto 016 Vv fn ' ft J 3 -" S
rhlw < c ! S anlendmen t was admitted br
the House after the committee rose, and the bin
ordered to be engrofled.
1 •,w mCfI t SC fr T the presi dent, with the salary
biU for the Judicial Department, was received
with his approbation and signature.
k-,T!? e Houf< ; theu went into a committee on the
bill for regulating procefles in the courts of the
journed S " " £ oin S throu g h the fame, ad
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24.
The engrofled bill to explain and amend the
CoaihngAdt, was read a third time and pallid the
I he engrofled bill making appropriations for
the services of the present year, was read and re.
Mr. Gerry, of the committee appointedto pre
pare ah estimate of the produce of the Import
and Tonnage for one year, brought in a report-
It states that from the imperfection of there
turns of the imports, exports and tonnage,receiv.
Ed from the several States, the committee wasnot
able to furnilli a perfectly accurate account.—
The report estimates the nett produce of impost
and tonnage of the feyeral States, as follows—
New-Hampfliire, 21,491 —83
Maflachufetts, 199,261 — 4J
Delaware, " 5,654—94
South-Carolina, 144,830 —S3
1,467,086 —3 Amount of
nett produce of impost and tonnape.—Laid on
The report of the committee of conference
on the fubjectof amendments to the Constitution
was taken up : The committee advise to a con
currence in the amendments of the Senate, with
some amendments.—One of which was, " Tit
trial of all crimej Jhall be by a jury of the dijlrttt in
which the crime was committed"—this was further
amended by inserting the words State and imme
diately before " dijlrift." On the question for
agreeing to the clause as amended, the Ayes and
Noes were called for by Mr. Bland, and are as
AYES. Mejfrs. Ames, Baldwin, Benfon, Boudinot, Brown,
Cadwallader, Carroll, Clymer, Contee, Fitzfimons, Fuller, Gale,
Gilman, Goodhue, Griffin, Hartley, Lee, Leonard, Madison,
Moore, P. Muhlenberg, Parker, Partridge, Schureman, Scott, Se
ney, Sherman, Sylvcfter, Sinnickfon, Smith, (M.) Smith, (S. C.)
itone, Thatsher, Trumbull, Vining, White, Wynkoop. 37-
NOES. Mejfrs. Bland, Burke, Coles, Floyd, Gerry, Grout,
Hathorn, Jackson, Livermore, Matthews, Page, Van Ranfeliaer,
Sumpter, Tucker. 14.
1 he House voted to reconsider the firft article
in their amendments, so far as to strike out the
word " less" and inlert the word more—so that
the article now reads, " there lliall not be mtrt
than one representative for every jo,ooo persons.
These amendments being agreed to —
Mr. Madison proposed a resolution, that the
President of the United States be requeftedto
transmit to the Executives of the several States
which have ratified the Constitution, copies °t
the amendments, also, to the Slates of Rhode"
Island and North-Carolina—this was agreed to-
A committee consisting of Mr. Fitzfmons, Mr-
Smith, (M.) and Mr. Baldwin, was appointedto
ascertain the amount of the compensations due to
the members and officers of the House, and the
contingent charges of the present feflion.
In committee of the whole, on the bill niak'njj
appropriations for the present year. —The hi
proposes the following appropriations,,viz-
Civil Lift, . 208,676 "
Department of War, - - 1 37>5°3 3"
Towards discharging warrantsjidued by the late > 53,463
Superintendant of Finance, remaining unfatisfied, )
Towards discharging warrants iflued by the / 189,906 3®
late Board of Treasury, remaining unfatisfied, )
Towards paying the pensions of Invalids, %'°C] irP'
It was moved, that the two articles for di.e 1 S
ing warrants should beftruck out, which was c