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LONDON, MONDAY, JUNE 19. ............


LONDON, MONDAY, JUNE 19. Commencement of Hostilities. A Mail from Flanders arrived this morning, I brinio letters and papers from Brussels to the 17th. Hostilities have beg-un.-On tho 15th a detachment of French troops advanced towards Charlemonte, but retired the next morning. Thus far the Brussels papers but private letters state that the attack was made upon some Prussian troops near Charlemonte, and that they were left fighting when the accounts came away. The Duke set off for Namur at four in the morning of the lGlh. A letter from Harwich, dated yesterday says, that a Prussian Officer had arrived there with dispatches, stating 'hat the FRENCH HAD A TT ACKED the Prussians on Thursday last, aed that the Officer left the armies fighting' on Satur day. The French are said to be commanded by Murat ami Vandamme. Lellers from Ostend, dated Saturday, men- tion that the firing of artillery was heard, and an engagement believed to have taken place. On the 161h in the morning the Doke of Wellington set off for the army. and during that and (he preceding day,all the troops which were in the rear of Brussels were brought up, and proceeded to the frontiers. By the 19th, all the army, British, Prussians, Hanoverians, &c. were to enler llrance. And a similar move- ment was expected on the Rhine, in Savoy, and in Nice. The Austrian army destined to enter France from Italy, is said to be the finest that ever was assembled in that quarter 8000 British troops, and 20,000 Sardinian, form a part of it. The first Russian army which is up. march- ed through Bohemia to the Rhine, and con- sists of-84.000 infantry and 26,000 eavilry.- The second is near Frankfort, and consists of 81,000 infantry and 23,000 cavalry. The 11) i rd, of SO,OOO, will have arrived before the end of June. Thus vast are the means, and thusjuat is the cause which they are to fight for.. Aorona has surrendered, and thus Ihe wholo Neapolitan territories have passed awav from the authority of Murat The departure of Bonaparte from Paris is placed beyond all doubt, by the arrival of It. single Paris Paper, of the 14lh. The exact time (,I' his departure is no! mentioned, but lie stopped at Burgos for a few hours, and was h> sleep the first night ;it Soissons. HIS route shews that tie is goiug, not talhe Rhine to meet the advance of the Russians and Prussi- ans, but to Maubeuge, Valenciennes, and per- liatis Li'e. Bertrand and Drouet were the only Generals that accompanied him. He no. minated a Council of Regency before his de- parture, consisting of his Brothers and some of the Ministers of State. Old Cambaceres is to be the President. He also appointed a Committee to maintain the safety of Pat ii. And thus a few hours perhaps only will clajise before we hear of a great blow having been struck. '0 The regular communication with France is now stopped. A vessel, however, sailed for Calais yesterday, with Lucien Bonaparte's daughter on board, who wat left behind by her father for medical advice. SECOND EDITION. Courier Office, One o'Clock. An Officer is just arrived with, dispatches from the Duke of Wellington. On the 16'b, Bonaparte put his army in motion, calculated at about 130,000 men, and atfacked the Prus- sian outposts at Givef. In the (light of the IGfh, a Prussian Officer communicaled Ihe above inle'ligeuce to the Duke of Wellington who insfantiy put his army ia motion. His Grace proceeded to Nivelle. where the mass of his army was collecting, Thf accounts do not state that au immediate battle is cxlit:ctcd- but it is most probable,

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