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London Gazette.-- Dispatches from Colonel Skerrett. tremely difficult for us to succeed. We were checked by the fire of grape-shot and musketry at the turning of the street. The grenadiers of the guards advanced to our support, and drove every thing before them. At this moment part of the Spanish coluin arrived; we advanced to the bridge under a heavy fire; captain Cadoux, of the 95th, with great judgment made a flank movement on our left; captain Roberts, of the artillery, brought up with rapidity two guns; a heavy fire of cannon and musketry was soon brought to bear on the enemy, who were driven from their position on the other side of the river, and from the bridge, which they had only in part destroyed. The grenadiers of the guards, and some Spanish troops, led the coluinns that crossed the bridge. A general ront ensued, and the enemy were driven through the streets, which were strewed with their dead, and pursued at all points, leaving beliind them valuable captures of horses, baggage, and money. It is difficult for me to express the joy of llie people of Seville. The inhabitants, under the fire of the French, brought planks to lay across the bridge; and their acclamations and vociferous marks of joy, added to the immense crowd, rendered it extremely difficult for the officers to advance through the streets with their columns. The vast extent of this city, the exhausted state of the troops who had advanced in double quick time for three miles, and the want of cavalry, rendered it impossible to continue the possuit beyond the town.-Such was the sapidity of our attack, that this victory over a French division, and the passage of a bridge which the enemy had materially destroyed, with his infantry and artillery, formed on the banks of the river, was achieved with a loss that appears almost incredible. I have only to regret the loss of one officer, lieutenant Brett, royal artillery, who was killed, gallantly fighting his guu, at the bridge. The intrepidity of this va• luable officer was observed by the whole detachment. The loss of the enemy must have been very great.
We have taken several officers, and, I believe, near two hundred prisoners. The conduct of every officer and soldier has been above praise; where all liave behaved well, it is difficult to distinguish; I must, however, mention the detachment of the king's German legion, commanded by cornet Wieboldt; the artillery by captain Roberts; detachment of the 95th), by captain Cadoux; and the grenadiers of the 1st regiment of guards, by captain Thomas. To colonel Maitland, 1st regiment of guards, (second in command), I am much indebted from the commencement of this service; and in the attack of Seville his military talents, intrepidity, and zeal, were particularly conspicuous. I am also much indebted to lieutenant-colonel Colquitt, commanding a detachment of the 1st regiment of guards; to lieutenant-colonel Prior, commanding a detachment 20th Portuguese regiment: and to major Maclain, commanding a detachment 87th regiment. The exertions of captain Wynyard (Coldstream guards) assistant-adjutant-general, and lieutenant Reid, royal staff corps, staff officers attached to the detachment, have been indefatigable. Captain Bunbury, 20th Portuguese regiment, brigade-major, and lieutenant Smith, royal engineers, were at this time detached on other service. During the whole of this attack, our allies, the Spaniards, bave rivalled the conduct of the British and Portuguete troops; and general Cruz Murgeon, by his military talents and bravery, has principally contributed to the successful result of the day. Inclosed is a return of the killed and wounded. During last night a division of 7 or 8000 French troops passed by. Our attack has saved the city from the devastations and contributions with which it was threatened. Captain Wynyard is the bearer of this dispatch, who will inform you of any further particulars you may require. I have the honour, &c.
J. B. SKERRETT. P.S. A return of the guns and military stores taken, will be seut as soon as the quantity can be ascertained. Two of the field-picces which the enemy advanced against us, fell into our handa.
London Gazette. ---Capture of American Privateers. Return of the killed and wounded of the troops under the command of colonel Sker. rett, at the capture of the city of Seville by assault, on the morning of the 27th August 1812. - Royal artillery, 1 subaltern, 1 horse, killed; 1 rank and' file wounded. 2d hussars, king's German legion—1 serjeant, 1 rank and file, i borse, killed; 1 rank and file wounded. 1st foot guards, 3d batt.--4 rank and file wounded. 95th rifle corps, 2d batt.—1 subaltern, 6 rank and file, i horse, wounded.—Total-1 subaltern, 1 serjeant, 1 rank and file, 2 horses, killed; 1 subaltern, 12 rank and file, 1 horse, wounded.
W. CLINTON WYNYARD, A. A. Gen. Name of officer killed.—Royal artillery, first lientenant Brett. Name of officer *ounded.-95th rifle corps, first lieutenant Llewelyn, slightly.
LONDON GAZETTE, September 22, 1812. Carlton-house, September 22, 1812.-Tbis day the Baron de Rehausen, envny extra. ordinary and minister plenipotentiary from the King of Sweden, had his first private audience of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, to deliver his credentials. To which he was introduced by Viscount Castlereagli, liis Majesty's principal secretary of state for foreign affairs, and conducted by R. Chester, esq. assistant master of the ceremonies.
Admiralty-office, September 22, 1812.-- List of American privateers taken and destroyed by his Majesty's ships and vessels on the Halifax station, between 1st July and 25th August 1812, transmitted by Vice-admiral Sawyer to J. W. Croker, esq. in a letter dated 25th August 1812.-- Active schooner, of 2 guns and 20 men, captured by the Spartan, captain Brenton, 16th July 1812, off Cape Sable. Fair trader schooner, of 1 gun and 20 men, captured by the Indian, captain Jane, and Plumper, lieutenant Bray, 16th July 1812, bay of Fundy. Argus schooner, of 1 gun and 23 nen, captured by the Plumper, lieutenant Bray, 17th July 1812, bay of Fundy. Friendship schooner, of 1 gun and 8 men, captured by the Plumper, lieutenant Bray, 18th July 1812, bay of Fundy. Actress sloop, of 4 guns and 53 men, captured by the Spartan, captain Brenton, 18th July 1812, off cape St. Mary. Intention schooner, of 1 gun, 3 swivels, and 29 men, captured by the Spartan, captain Brenton, 19th July 1812, off Anapolis. Gleaner sloop, of 6 guns and 40 men, captured by the Colibri, captain Thomson, 23d July 1812, off cape Sable, Curlew brig, of 16 guns, 172 men, and 270 tons, captured by the Acasta, captain Kerr, 24th July 1812, lat. 44, 15, N. long. 62, 30, W. pierced for 20 guns, off cape Sable. Catherine ship, of 14 guns and 88 men, captured by the Colibri, captain Thomson, 26th July 1819, off cape Sable. Gossamer bris, of 14 guns and 100 men, captured by the Emulous, captain Mulcaster, 30th July 1812, off cape Sable.· Morning Star schooner, of 1 gun, 4 swivels, 50 men, and 70 tons, captured by the Maidstone, captain Burdet, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 1st August 1812, bay of Fundy; burnt by the boats, in a creek called Baily's Mistake. Polly schooner, of 1 gun, 4 swivels, 40 men, and 60 tons, captured by the Maidstone, captain Burdet, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 1st August 1812, bay of Fundy; burnt by the boats, in a creek called Baily's Mistake. Comniodore Barry, a revenue cutter, of 6 guns, pierced for 10 guns, captured by the Maidstone, captain Burdet, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 3d August 1812, bay of Fundy; attacked in Little River, and brought out by the boats; the chief part of the crew escaped. Madison schooner, of 2 guns, captured by the Maidstone, captain Burdet, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 3d August 1842, bay of Fundy; attacked in Little River and brought out by the boats; the chief part of the crew escaped. Olive schooner, of 2 guns,' captured by the Maidstone, captain Burdet, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 3d August 1812, bay of Fundy; attacked in Little River, and brought out by the boats; the chief part of the crew escaped. Spence schooner, of 2 guns, captured by the Maid. stone, captain Burder, and Spartan, captain Brenton, 3d August 1812, bay of Foudy;
s't*cked in Little River, and brunglit out by the buuts; the chief part of the crew escaped. Poliy schooner, of 4 guns and 35 men, captured by the Colibri and Statira, 111/ August 1812, entrance of bay of Fudy. Luckskin schooner, of 1 gun, 3 swivels, and 32 men, captured by the Colibri and Statira, 11th August 1812, offcape Sable. Dolphin schooner, of 1 gun, 1 swivel, and 28 men, captured by the Earl Muira, lender to Guervier, 121h August 1812, off Shelburne. Regulator schooner, of 1 gun and 40 men, captured by the Colibri, captain Thomson, 12th August 1812, off cape Suble. Dolphin schooner, of 2 guns and 18 men, captured by the Colibri and Maidstone, 15th August 1212, ofl' cape Sable. Lewis schooner, of 6 guns and 30 men, captured by the Hope, tender to the Africa, 11th August 1819, off Halifax. Pythagoras schooner, of 3 guns and 3.j men, captured by the Bream, lieutenant Timpson, 19th August 1812, off Shelburne, alter an action of twenty minutes; enemy had 2 men wounded. Bunker's HUI schooner, of 7 guns and 72 men, captured by the Belvidera, 21st August 181?, Sambro' Lois house N.W.9.12 miles.
II. SAWYER, Vice-admiral, Dorning-streit, September 21, 1812.-His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has beer gracmusly pleased, in the name and on the belialf of his Majesty, tu appoint Sir Ralph Moodford, bart to be governor of the island of Trinidad,
Al·litary Promotions.-Commissions in the King's own regiment of Stafford militia, sizu d by the ord lieutenant--1819-George Hartopp, esq. to be major, vice the honourable J. C. Talbot, dated September 5; Richard Riddlesden, esq. to be captain, vice Paliner, promoted, dated Vay 27; Walter Cayney, esq. to be ditto, vice Phillips, resigned, dared September 1; Richard Kendercline, gent. to be lieutenant, dated June S; Daniel Hunt, gent. to be ditto, dated June 20; James Wool, gent, to be ditto, dated July 7; William Arden, gent. to be ditto, dated July 11; John Henney, gent. to be dilio, dated July 27; William Lucius Carey, gent, to be ensign, dated July 8; Robert Russell, gent to be ditio, dated July 9; Edward Newton, gent. to be ditto, dated July 27; James Magee, gent, to be ditto, dated August 27. Commissions in the East Monmouth local militia, signed by the lord lieutenant-1812-lieutenant J. G. Powell to be captain, vice Gillam, resigned, dated July 7; Charles Homfray, gent. to be lieutenant, by brevet, dated as above; Edward Lucas, gent. to be ditto, dated July 3; Thomas Woolleit, gent, to be ditto, dated July 9.
LONDON GAZETTE, September 19, 1812. Military Promotions.--Commissions in the Whitchurch and Highclere volunteer infanfry, signed by the lord lieutenant of the county of Mants; John Hayter, esq. to be captain, dated September 7, 181%; Willian Cowdery, esq. to be ditto, dated as abore.
LONDON GAZETTE, September 15, 1812. Downing-strect September 14, 1812.-A dispatch, of which the following is an extract, has been this day received at Earl Bathurst's office, addressed to his lordship by General de Marquis of Wellington, dated Madrid, Aug. 18, 1812.-JOSEPH BUONAPARTE cared from Ocana on the 16th instant, and his army are in march towards Valencia. The enemy bave abandoned Toledo, which has been taken possession of by a party of the guerillas o: El Medico. Since the capture of the Retiro, the garrison of Guadalavara, connisung ci seven hundred men, has surrendered to the Empecinado by capitulation, on leiriy the same terms as those which I granted to the garrison of the Retiro. By
eports from Major-general Clinton, I learn that a part of the remains of the army of sportigal, had moved forward from the neiglıbourhood of Burgos, and some of their
23.boments were understood to be in Valladolid on the 14th instant, General Santo. vides huving withdrawn the troops of the army of Gallicia which occupied that towa,
Some of their detachments were likewise on the right of the Pisuerga. I had expected they would make this movement as soon as I should get the troops together, when I undertook the march upon Madrid. By accounts from lieutenant-general Sir Rowland Hill of the 12th, it appears that General Drouet had drawn in his right from La Guarena, but he still held Hornachos. By accounts from Cadiz to the 6th instant, it appears that General Villatte had returned to the blockade. 'General Ballasteros had taken three hundred prisoners at Ossuna; and by the reports of the position of the troops, it appears that the road to Gibraltar is again open to him.
Admiralty-office, September 15, 1812.-Extract of a letter from captain J. G. Bremer, of his Majesty's sloop Bermuda, dated off Boulogne, the 11lh instant, to Vice-admiral Foley, and transmitted by the last-mentioned officer to John W. Croker, esq.-I HAVE the honour to inform you, that this morning at day-light, I saw a logger in the northwest, having French colours flying, chased by the Dwarf cutter and Pioneer schooner, the latter vessel far astern. At ten o'clock the lugger made an ineffectual attempt to cross the Bermuda's bow, and did not surrender till he had received several broadsides of grape from this vessel. The utmost gallantry was displayed by every officer and mau employed in the boats of the Dwarf and Pioneer, and the animated zeal and laborious exertions of lieutenant Gordon and those who remained on board the cutter, exceed all praise. The prize is the privateer Le Bon Genie, of Boulogne, having on board sixteen guns (four only mounted) and sixty men; she sailed from Boulogne last night, and had not made any captures. The enemy made a desparate resistance, and his loss has been șevere, there being three killed, and sixteen wounded, most of them severely.
War-office, September 13, 1812.---Fourth regiment of dragoon guards, lieutenant Jolin Dexter, from the 21st light dragoons, to be lieutenant, without purchase; surgeon Robert Pyper, from the 13th light dragoons, to be surgeon, vice Wylde, appointed to the 4th dragnons. 13th regiment of light dragoons, surgeon William Caldwell, from the 1st foot, to be surgeon, vice Pyper, appointed to the 4tli dragoon guards. 14th ditto, Samuel Rolle, esq. to be paymaster, vice Flanegan, who resigns. 15th ditto, cornet Henry Lane to be lieutenant, by purchase, vice Carpenter, promoted. 19th ditto, John Ham. mersley, gent. to be cornet, by purchase, vice Skelton, who retires.
Third regiment of foot guards, hospital-mate John Lonsdale to be assistant-surgeon, vice Jeffries, who resigns. 1st regiment of foot, surgeon Thomas Forster, from the 9th foot, to be surgeon, vice Caldwell, appointed to the 13th light dragoons. 2d ditto, David Griffith, gent. to be ensign, without purchase, vice Garrett, promoted in the 2d garrison battalion. 3d ditto, hospital-mate Alexander Bremner to be assistant-surgeon, vice Browne, appointed to the 4th dragoon guards. Ith ditto, assistant-surgeon Joseph Desailly, from the 58th foot, to be surgeon, vice Hill, promoted. 8th ditto, captain Thomas Evans to be major, without purchase, vice Battersby, promoted in the Glengary fencibles: to be captains of companies, without purchase, lieutenant James H. Eustace, vice Macdonnell, promoted in the Glengary fencibles; lieutenant John Goldrisk, vice Evans : to be lieutenants without purchase, ensign Wainford Ridge, vice Leddell, promoted; ensign Robert Spiers, vice Eustace; ensigo Robert D. Taylor, vice Goldrisk: to be ensigns, without purchase, Alexander Greig, gent. vice Ridge; Thomas Russell, gent. vice Spiers; James O'Flanagan, gent. vice Charleton, promoted in the 89th foot; Henry Clarence Scarman, gent. vice Taylor. 9th ditto, assistant-surgeon John Williams, from the 52d foot, to be surgeon, vice Forster, appointed to the 1st foot. 10th ditto, William Ridsdale Bustin, gent. to be ensign, by purchase, vice Supple, promoted. 15th ditto, ensign J. T. Quill to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Stevens, who resigns; James Smith, gent. to be ensign, vice Quill. 23d ditto, Cudbert French, gent. to be second lieutenant, by purchase, vice Curties, who retires. 26th ditto, brevet lieutenant
colonel the honourable H, R. Pakenham, from the 7th West India regiment, to be lieutenant-colonel, by purchase, vice Maxwell, who retires. 31st ditto, ensign Eagas to be lieutenant, by purchase, vice Butler, who retires. 32d ditto, hospital-mate James Knox to be assistant-surgeon, vice Jones, promoted in the 38th fout. 36th ditto, ensign W. H. Robertson to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Murchison, promoted; genaleman cadet James Cromie, from the Royal Military College, to be ensign, vice Robertson. 38th ditto, ensign John Wheatley to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Waddington, who resigns; assistant-surgeon Dillon Jones, from the 3-2d foot, to be sure geon, vice Donohoe, promoted. 40th ditto, ensign Thomas Campbell to be lieutenant, by purchase, vice Queade, promoted; assistant-surgeon William Jones from the 95th foot, to be surgeon, vice Boat Nower, promoted. 42d ditto, surgeon Alexander M‘LachJan, from the 71st foot, to be surgeon, vice Erley, promoted, 441h ditto, ensign Richard Perry to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Austen, who resigns. 45th ditto, captain Marcus Richardson, from the 63d foot, to be captain of a company, vice Robinson, who exchanges. 46th ditto, captain Archibald Campbell to be major, without purchase, vice Campbell, prolnoted in the 3d West India regiment. 50th ditto, brevet major Herman Stapleton to be major, vice Armstroig, deceased; lieutenant V. R. Lovett to be captain of a company, vice Stapleton; ensign John W. Plunket to be lieutenant, vice Lorett. 52d ditto, assistant-surgeon Thomas Walker to be surgeon, vice Maling, promoted; hospital-mate William Macartney to be assistant-surgeon, vice Williams, promoted in the 9th foot. 58th ditto, ensign James Whyte to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Hill, promoted in the 89th foot; James William Young, gent to be ensign, vice Whyte; hospital-mate Charles St. John to be assistant-surgeon, vice Desailly, promoted in the 4th fout. 59th diito: to be captains of companies, without purchase, lieutenant Alexa ander Mancor; lieutenant John Belches, from the 4th foot: to be lieutenants, without purchase, ensign Edward Mitchell; ensign Paterson O'Hara; ensign Charles N. Vevers; ensign Hugh Robison: to be ensigns, without purchase, Alexander Howard, gent. Ede mund P. Duncan), gent. vice Mitchell; Edwards, gent. vice O'llara; Peter Robertson, gent, vice Vevers; George Dixon, gent, vice Robison. 60th ditto: to be lieu. tenants, without purchase, ensign James Kent, vice Hughes, promoted; ensigu J. W. Patterson, vice Trumback, promoted: 10 be ensigns, without purchase, Joseph Stewart, gent, vice Kent; John Hay Crawford, gent. vice Patterson. 61st ditto, hospital-male David M'Loughlin to be assistant-surgeon, vice Fisher, deceased. 63d ditto, captain John Robinson, from the 15th foot, to be captain of a company, vice Richardson, who exchanges. 67 ih regiineut of foot: to be ensigns, without purchase, lieutenant Charles Rainsford, from the royal Westminster Middlesex militia; ensign Lucius French, from the Armagh militia, vice Bradford, deceased. 71st ditto, ensign Charles Moorhead to be lieutenant, vice Dillon, deceased; Edward Bovill, gent. to be ensign, vice Moorhead; assistant-surgeon A. Stewart, from the 88th foot, to be surgeon, vice M'Lachlan, appointed to the 42d foot. 720 dittu, ensign James Gowan to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Bell, proinoted; George Mackay, gent, to be ensign, vice Gowan. 18th ditto, ensign H. P. Delmé to be lieutenant, without purchase, vice Weir, who retires; hospital-mate Andrew Gregg to be assistant-surgeon, vice Stewart, promoted in the 71st foot. 89th ditto: to be captains of companies, without purchase, lieutenant William Hill, from the 58th foot; lieutenant Ware Adamson, from the 3d West India regiment: to be lieutenants, ensign and adjutant Patrick Agnew; ensign J. S. Reynolds; ensign Allen Stuart; ensign Robert Chapman: to be eusigns, Hewetson, gent. vice Rey. nolds; William Saunders, gent. vice Stuart; William Windham Phelan, vice Chapman. 91st ditto: to be ensigns, John Burcham, gent. by purchase, vice Macdougall, promoted; ensign D. Van Maghen, from the Renfrew militia, withoat purchase. 95th ditto, bos