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London Gazette.- Dispatches froin Lord Wellington.

Lord Wellington, in an atfair with the enemy's rear-guard, near La Serna, on the 230 July 1812. Filiy-one killed, 60 wounded, 6 missing.

Return of ordnance, &c, taken at the castle of Salamanca, July 22, 1812. Six French eight-pounders, 1 French four-pounder, 3 Spanish four-pounders, 1 French six-inclı bo. witzer. Total 11. Five tumbrils, with ammunitiou. The exact quantity of ammunition carried on each tumbril not yet ascertained. H. FRAMINGHAM, Lt. col. Royal Art.

Return of killed, wounded, and missing of the army under the command of his Excellency General the Earl of Wellington, K.B. in an affair with the enemy, near Castrajon on the 8th of July 1812, dated at bead-quarters, Flores de Avila, 25th July 1812.Royal horse artillery, 2 rank and file, 3 horses, killed; 1 lieutenant, 2 rank and file, 1 horse, wounded. Royal German horse artillery, 1 horse killed; 2 rank and file, 1 horse, wounded. 3d dragoons, 2 hursos killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 8 rank and file, 3 horses, wounded. 11th light dragoons, 3 rank and file, 8 horses, killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 ensign, 1 serjeant, 10 rank and file, 4 borses, wounded. 12th light dragoons, 5 rank and file, & horses, killed; 1 staff, 12 rank and file, 4 horses, wounded; 1 rank and file, 3 horses, missing, 14th light dragoons, 2 serjeants, 12 rank and file, 12 horses, killed; 1 major, 2 Yieutenants, 2 serjeants, 1 drummer, 46 rank and file, 12 horses, wounded; a rank and file, 14 horses, missing. 16th light dragoons, 3 rank and file, 5 horses, killed; 1 lieutenant, 8 rank and file, 2 horses, wounded; 3 rank and file, 4 borses, missing. 1st dragoons, king's German legion, 2 horses killed; 1 rank and file wounded. 20 ditta ditto, 5 rank and file, 6 horses, killed; 1 rank and file, 6 horses, wounded; 1 rank and file missing. 1st hussars, king's German legion, 7 sauk and file, 12 horses, killed; 3 captains, 1 lieutenant, 45 rank and file, 32 horses, wounded : 4 rank and file missing. 1st foot, or royal Scots, 3d battalion, 2 rank and file wounded. 7th royal fusileers, 1st batialion, 1 rank and file killed; 1 lieutenant, 14 rank and file, wounded; 3 rank and file missing. 23d royal Welch fusileers, 1st battalion, 2 rank and file wounded;. 9 rank and file missing. 27th foot, 3d battalion, 1 lieutenant, 1 staff, 11 rank and file, killed;

1 captain, 1 serjeant, 57 rank and file, wounded. 40th foot, 1st battalion, 1 ser jeant, 7 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant, 2 serjeants, 57 rank and file, wounded; 1 rank and file missing. 48th fout, 1st battalion, 5 rank and file wounded; 1 rank and file missing. 60th foot, 5t1r battalion, 1 rank and file wounded; 2 rank and file missing. Total British loss, 1 lieutenant, 1 staff, 3 serjeants, 56 rank and file, 59 horses, killed; 1 major, 4 captains, 9 lieutenants, 1 ensign, 1 staff, 7 serjeants, 1 drummer, 273 rank and file, 65 horses, wounded; 27 rank and file, 21 horses, missing. Total Portuguese Joss, 1 captain, 2 serjeants, 31 rank and file, killed; 2 captains, 2 lieutenants, 2 staff, s serjeants, 1 drummer, 86 rank and file, wounded; 27 rank and file missing.

JOHN WATERS, Lieut-col. and A.A.G,

Return of the killed, wounded, and missing, of the allied arıny, under the command of his Excellency General the Earl of Wellington, K. B. in the battle near Salamanca, on the 22d day of July 1812, dated at head-quarters, Flores de Avila, July 25, 1814.General staff; 1 general staff, 1 captain, killed; 4 general staff, 1 lieutenant-colonel, 3 captains, 1 lieutenant, wounded. 5th dragoon guards, 2 serjeants, 7 rank and file, 19 horses, killed; 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 3 serjeants, 39 rank and file, 31 borses, wounded; 3 rank and file, 24 horses, missing. 3d dragoons, 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 5 rank and file, 15 horses, killed; 1 serjeant, 10 rank and file, 17 horses, wounded; 2 'rank and file, 6 horses, missing. 4th dragoons, 1 serjeant, 6 rank and file, 24 horses killed; 1 lieute. nant, 2 serjeants, 19 rank and file, 34 horses, wounded; 3 horses, missing. 12h light dragoons, 1 caplain, 1 serjeant, 1 rank and file, 1 horse, killed; 2 rank and file, S horses,

London Gazette.- Dispatches from Lord Wellington.

wounded; 1 horse missing. 14th light dragoons, 1 rank and file, 7 horses, killed; 7 rank and file, 11 horses, wounded; 1 borse missing. 16th light dragoons, 1 horse killed. 1st bussars, king's German legion, 2 rank and file, 11 borses, killed; 2 captains, 4 lieutenants, i ensign, 1 serjeant, 15 rank and file, 18 horses, wounded. Royal horse artillery, 1 rauk and file, 1 horse, killed; 2 rank and file, wounded. Royal British foot artillery, 1 rank and file, 12 horses, killed; 1 drummer, 3 rank and file, 4 horses wound. ed; 2 horses missing. Royal German artillery, 2 rank and file, 5 horses, killed; 4 rank and file, 2 lorses, wounded. Coldstream guards, 1st battalion, 1 serjeant, 6 rank and file, killed; 1 ensign, 3 serjeants, I drummer, 18 rank and file, wounded; 8 rank and file, missing. 3d guards, 1st battalion, 1 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 2 serjeants, 18 rank and file, wounded; 2 rank and file, missing, 1st foot, 3d baitalion, 1 serjeant, 92 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 captain, 5 lieutenants, 1 ensign, 7 serjeants, 2 drummers, 120 rank and file, wounded. 2d foot, 1 ensign, 1 serjeant, 12 rank and file, killed; 2 majors, 1 captain, 3 lieutenants, 5 serjeants, 72 rank and file, wounded; 12 rank and file missing. 4th foot, 1st battalion, 1 major, 1 serjeant, 16 rank and file, wounded. 4th foot, 2d battalion, 2 rank and file, killed; 2 serjeaots, 21 rank and file, wounded; 6 rank and file inissing. 5th foot, 1st battalion, 1 serjeant, 9 rank and file, killed; 2 captains, 2 lieutenants, 2 ensigns, 9 serjeants, 101 rank and file, wounded. 5th foot, 2d battalion, 1 rank and file killed; 2 lieutenants, 2 serjeants, 1 drummer, 18 raok and file, wounded. 7th foot, 1st battalion, 1 captain, 2 serjeants, 17 rank and fle, killed; 1 captain, 8 lieutenants, I staff, 5 serjeants, 1 drummer, 159 rank and file,wounded. 9th foot, 1st battalion, 3 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant, 2 serjeants, 40 rank and file, wounded. 11th foot, 1st battalion, 1 ensign, 4 serjeants, 40 rank and file, killed; 1 lientenant-colonel, 1 major, 3 captains, 10 lieutenants, 14 serjeants, 267 rank and file, wounded. 23d foot, 1st battalion, 1 major, 9 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 major, 4 lieutenants, 6 serjeants, 84 rank and file, wounded. 24th foot, 2d battalion, 1 drummer, 4 rank and file, wounded. 27th foot, 3d battalion, 1 lieutenant, 7 rank and file, wounded. 30th foot, 2d battalion, 3 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 21 rank and file, wounded; 1 rank and file, missing. 32d foot, 1st battalion, 1 lieute. nant, 1 ensign, 1 serjeant, 14 rank and file, killed; 2 captains, 5 lieutenants, 2 ensiyns, 8 serjeants, 103 rank and file, wounded. 36th fuot, 1st battalion, 2 captains, 2 lieutenants, 1 serjeant, 15 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 2 lieutenants, 1 ensign, 4 serjeants, 70 rank and file, wounded. 38th foot, 1st battalion, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 14 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 3 captains, 3 lieutenants, 5 ensigns, 1 serjeant, 114 rank and file, wounded. 38th foot, 2d battalion, 9 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 ensign, 2 serjeants, 38 rank and file, wounded. 40th foot, 1st battalion, 1 serjeant, 11 rank and file, killed; 4 lieutenants, 1 staff, 6 serjeants, 109 rank and file, wounded. 428 foot, 1st battalion, 3 rank and file, wounded. 43d foot, 1st battalion, 1 lieutenant, ? serjeants, 13 rank and file, wounded. 44th foot, 2d battalion, 1 captain, 1 eusign, 4 rank and file, killed; 2 serjeants, 1 drummer, 20 rank and file, wounded. 4511 foot, 1st battalion, 5 rank and file killed; 2 majors, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 ensign, 1 serjeant, 44 rank and file, wounded. 48th foot, 1st battalion, 1 serjeant, 8 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 6 lieutenants, 3 ensigns, 5 serjeants, 2 drummers, 53 rank and file, wounded. 51st foot, 2 rank and file wounded. 52d fout, 1st battalion, 2 rank and file wounded.. 53d foot, zd battalion, 26 rank and file killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 6 captains, 2 lieg. tenants, 1 ensign, 1 staff, 1 serjeant, 104 rank and file, wounded. 58th foot, 2d battelion, 1 serjeant, % rank and file, wounded; 1 rank and file niissing. 60th foot, 5ib battalion, 6 rank and file killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 major, 1 ensign, 1 serjeant, 23 sank and file, wounded; 3 rank and file missing. 61st fuot, 1st battalion, 1 lieutenant

London Gazette.- Dispatches from Lord Wellington. colonel, 2 captains, 2 lieutenants, 3 serjeants, 1 drunmer, 35 rank and file, killed; 1 major, 4 captains, 11 lieutenants, 3 ensigns, 22 serjeants, 1 drummer, 280 rank and file, wounded. 68th foot, 1 lientenant, 1 serjeant, 2 rank and file, killed; 2 captains, 14 sunk and file, wounded. 74th foot, 3 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, % serjeants, 38 rauk and file, wounded; 4 rank and file missing. 79th foot, 1st battalion, 1 rank and file wounded; 3 rank and file missing. 83d foot, ed battalion, 2 rank and file killed; 2 lieutenants, 1 serjeant, 1 drummer, 28 rank and ble, woanded. 88th foot, 1st battalion, 2 captains, 11 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 3 lieutenants, 1 serjeant, 309 rank and file, wounded; 8 rank and file missing. 94th foot, 1 lieutenant, 5 rank and file, killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 21 rank and file, wounded. 951h foot, ist battalion, 2 rank and file wounded; 2 rank and file missing. 95th foot, 2d battalion, 1 serjeant, 4 rank and file, wounded, Chasseurs Britanniques, 1 serjeant, 4 rank and file, killed; 1 serjeant, 9 rank and file, wonnded; 14 rank and file missing. 1st light battalion king's German legion, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 7 rank and file, wounded. 2d light battalion ditto, 1 licutenant, 5 rank and file, killed; 1 captain, 9 rank and file, wounded. 1st line battalion ditto, 1 rank and file killed; 1 serjeant, 7 rank and file, wounded. 2d light battalion ditto, 1 rank and file killed; 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 4 serjeants, 36 rank and file, wounded; 4 rank and file missing. 5th light battalion ditto, 1 rank and tile kilied; 1 captain, 1 serjeant, 16 rank and file, wounded. Bruns wick Oels, 4 rank and file killed; 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 2 serjeants, 1 drummer, 39 rank and file, wounded; 1 rank and file missing. Total British, 1 general staff, 1 lier. tenant-colonel, 1 major, 11 captains, 10 lieutenants, 4 ensigns, 24 serjeants, 1 druinmer, 335 rank and file, 96 horses, killed; 4 general staff, 8 lieutenant-colonels, 9 majors, 43 captains, 88 lieutenants, 23 ensigns, 3 staff, 136 serjeants, 13 drummers, 2387 rank and fle, 120 horses, wounded; 74 rank and file, 37 horses, missing. Total Portuguese, 7 caplains, 4 lieutenants, 2 ensigns, 4 serjeants, 287 rank and file, 18 borses, killed; 1 general staff, 2 colonels, 4 lieutenant-colonels, 5 majors, 19 captains, 13 lieutenants, 27 ensigns, 3 staff, 42 serjeants, 4 drummers, 1432 rank and file, 13 horses, wounded; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 1 drumoer, 179. rank and file, 7 horses, missing. Total Spanish, 2 rank and file killed; 4 rank and file wounded. J. WATERS, Lt. col. and A.A.G.

Names of Portuguese ofñcers killed and wounded, on the 22d July 1812. "Killed, 1st dragoons, lieutenant Ato. dias Ferreira. 8th regiment of the line, captain A. R. de Silva; ensign M. de Lemos. 11th dirto, ensign A. P. de Cazal. 12th ditto, captains J. L. de Fonseca, and A. B. Cabral. 15th ditto, lientenant J. M. Lesta, ensign D, de C. Alferada. 16th ditto, captain A. P. N. Pinto. 23d ditto, captains L. O. de Beltrao, and F. A. de Sa. 4th Caçadores, captain John Wardłow. 12h ditto, lieutenant J. de Oliviera. Wounded, field-marshal Sir W. C. Beresford, K B. severely, but not dan. gerously; colonel Collins, slightly; captain Synge, aid-de-camp to brigadier general Pack, severely. 1st dragoons, lieutenant-colonel Watson, captain A. M. de Menezes. 1st regiment of the line, lieutenant J. A. Belles; ensigns J. Christosmo, and J. Hoban, 3d ditto, J. de S. P. Cardoza, severely. 8th ditto, lieutenant-colonel Conde de Figalha, major F. Eucibio, severely: major Wylde, slightly; captain Marley, severely; lieutenants J. de Sa, und F. X. Abelho, both slightly; ensign J. A. de Franco, severelyi ensigns J. F. de Silva, and J. A. de Cermo, buth slightly; adjutant L. J. de Guvea, slightly. 9th ditto, major Ross; lieutenant A. G. Vieva; adjutant J. Gonsalves, all slightly. 11th ditto, lieutenant-colonel A. Anderson, slightly; major J. C. de Mello, severely; captain J. de Govea Ozorio, severely; captain J. de Pinto, slightly; captain J. Fordao, slightly; ensigns F. de Luiz, and A. J. de Govea, both slightly. 12th ditto,

London Gazette.-Dispatches from Sir J. Saumarez. colonel A. de L. de Silveira, severely; captain J. J. de S. Machado, severely; ensigns A. de Lacenda, A. B. de Oliviera, A. D. M. Tudella, and P. Mauriti, all severely; adjutant J. M. Riduto, severely. 15th ditto, lieutenant Rento Gliz, severely; ensign J. M. Maio, slightly. 16th ditto, captain F. D. S. de Costa; captain J. P. Quin ella, severely; captains F. de Alpoim, and Webb, both severely; lieutenant G. A. Pereira; lieutenant J. P. M. de Abroim, severely; lieutenant F. B. Martino; lieutenant A. P. Rangell; ensign J. R. Rangell; ensign J. M. de Sande. 230 ditto, captain G. Crawford, sliglitly; captain J. Barrellier, and lieutenant J. Freiro, both severely; lieutenant T. A. Robucho, and ensign J. A. Almeida, both slightly; ensigns J. M. de Alberquerque, and F. Marello, both severely; ensign C. Cardoza, slightly. 2d Caçadores, ensign J. A. Ferreira, severely. 4th ditto, lieutenant-colonel Williams; captain M Gregor, severely; lieutenant F. de Paulo; ensigos S. de Alvas Montais, severely; and D. D'A. de Costa, severely. 7th ditto, caplain F. de P. Rozada, and ensign J. C. V. Horto, both slightly. 8th ditto, inajor Saint Leger Hill and captain Daubrawa, both severely; ensign Pereira, slightly. 12th dragoons, lieutenant M. G. de Miranda, brigade-major, missing. (Signed)

Jous Waters, Lieut. col. and A. A. G.

Return of killed, wounded, and missing of the army under the command of his Excellency General the Earl of Wellington, K.B. in an affair with the enemy's rear-guard near La Serna, on the 23d July 1812. General staff, 1 lieutenant-colonel wounded. 1st dragoons king's German legion, ? licutenants, 1 serjeant, 27 rank and file, 40 horses, killed; 1 captain, 1 cornet, 3 serjeants, 24 rank and file, 23 horses, wounded; 1 serjeant, 4 rank and file, 1 horse, missing. 2d dragoons, king's German legiou, 1 captain, 1 serjeant, 19 rank and file, 27 horses, killed; 1 lieutenant, 1 serjeant, 28 rank and file, 23 horses, wounded; 1 rank and file, 3 horses, missing. Total, 1 captain, 2 lieutenants, ? aerjeants, 46 rank and file, 67 horses, killed; 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 cornet, 4 serjeants, 52 rank and file, 46 horses, wounded; 1 serjeant, 5 rank and file, 4 borses, wissing.

WAR DEPARTMENT. Admiralty-office, August 15, 1812.—Extract of a letter from Vice-admiral Sir James Saunarez, Bart. K.B, &c. to John Wilson Croker, Esq. dated on Board his Asajesty's ship Victory, in Hawke Road, 5th Augnst 1812.-HERE ITH I have the bonour to enclose, for the information of the Lords Conimissioners of the Admiralty, a letter I have received from Rear-admiral Martin, dated Riga, the 25th ult, transmitting the accompanying official paper, giving an account of a spirited attack by Prince Bagration, on a large body of the enemy's cavalry, which were completely routed, and one thousand men made prisoners.

Extract of a letter from Rear-admiral Martin to Vice-admiral Sir James Saumarez, dated at Riga, the 25th July 1812.—THIS instant, on my return from our advanced post, where Captain Stewart is stationed with a division of gun-boats, I have the satis. faction to learn that a messenger arrived during my absence, with intelligence of thie Priuce Bagration having attacked Davoust's cavalry in a most spirited manner, the result of which is made public at this place by the inclosed official paper.

Translation.- Intelligence of the operations of the army, which lias been received here this day, dated at Polotzk, the 7th (19th) July.-IN the first engagement of consequence which has taken place, victory has declared itself in favour of our native country and of bumanity. Prince Bagration, who was employed in the execution of the movements intrusted to hiin, in order to effect a junction with the first army, fell in, on his warch with his avant-garde, with the whole of the enemy's cavalry. The Russian troops, who bad long been eager for batile, fell in upon them, and after the niost resolute resistance London Gazette-Dispatches from Sir J. Saumarez. of the enemy, which rendered this battle the more conspicuous, nine regiments of the enemy were completely cut down; above 1000 men, and upwards of 50 staff, and upper officers, made prisoners. The difficulties which the enemy had endeavoured to lay in the way of the operations of the second army are now removed. Nothing now stands in the way to prevent these two armies, with their united strength, from preparing for the swarm of their enemies the fate with which every desolating conqueror has ended, so far as the history of nations has taught us. This praise-worthy battle we can consider as the pledge for further brilliant deeds. While victory will conduct our feelings in a new battle the victims of our opponent will diminish their confidence in the fortune of war, as well as their power and inclination for making resistance.

Admiralty-office, August 15, 1812.-Extract of another letter from Vice-admiral Sir James Saumarez, Bart. and K.B. &c. to John Wilson Croker, Esq. dated on board the Victory, in Hawke Road, 7th August 1812.-HEREWITH i transmit a letter I have this morning received by express from Hano, from Rear-admiral Martin, dated Riga, the 27th ultimo, informing me of the junction of General Barclay de Tolli, commander in-chief of the Russian army, with the corps of Prince Bagration.

Extract of a letter from Rear-admiral Martin to Vice-admiral Sir James Saumarez, dated at Riga, the 27th July 1812.-GENERAL Barclay de Tolli, the commander-inchief of the Russian army, has announced his junction, by forced marches, with the corps of Prince Bagration at Witepsk, where tlie messenger who is just arrived, left kim on the 24th instant. The Emperor Alexander bad himself reached Smolenski, probably to stimulate, by his presence, the natives of that loyal province to exertions suited to the danger with which they are threatened. The emperor's activity and earnestness in the prosecution of the war, affords an admirable example to his subjects wbo, in Old Russia, ase devoted to his cause. The nobles of Moscow have offered to raise one hundred thousand men at their own expence, besides a voluntary contribution of two millions of silver rubles, to be at the emperor's disposal. We learn by the same messenger, that the peace with Turkey is ratified.

Admiralty-nffice, August 15, 1812.--Copy of another letter from Vice-admiral Sir James Saumarez, Bart, and K.B. &c, to John Wilson Croker, Esq. dated on board the Victory, in Hawke Road, 8th August 1812.-SIR,--HEREWITH I enclose a copy of intelligence of the operations of the Russian army, published at Riga, 151h (27th) July 1812, which I received yesterday erening from Rear-admiral Morris, to whom it had been transmitted by Rear-admiral Martin, in a merchant vessel, which you will please to lay before their lordships. I am, &c.

J. SAUNAREZ.

Translation.- Intelligence this day received of the operations of the army.—THE objects of the battle, which ilie advance of Prince Bagration's army victoriously sustained with the enemy, is accomplished. The first west army has effected a junction with that of Prince Bagration, and now both hasten mutually to the attack of the enemy. At the same time the agreeable intelligence of the final conclusion of peace with the Ottoman Porte, is received. With united force the Russian arnies now stand opposite the enemy, whose operations have hitherto been confined to preventing their juction, but which objects they have been unable to accomplish. Their brethren in arms on the Danube, Dow turn from their conciliated oppunents towards them, to take part in their deeds from the result of which, Russia has to expect immortal glory, and oppressed Europe the dawn of freedomn.

(Signed) Essex, Lieut.gen, and Geu. Gov. of Riga.

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