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out any equivalent, and fortifications which from his fortification scheme, he returned to we had need of to guard against their future the attack the third time, and succeeded to inroads !—and ceding to them lands which his wilhes for the prefent year, truiting to were not ours to give, and which they de- his future efforts and manæuvres for the mand of us to put them in possession of ! completion of his plan the next and succeedand after all, we are called to diftribute ing years. This thews how much he regards among their inhabitants and citizens as much the frowns of Parliament, or even its op a money as the fee fimple of their land is worth rebukes. for nothing, or worse than nothing, for ill The East-India regulating bill has givea turns or real injuriis done us! Thus, in the Minister a great deal of trouble in carryfriend!hip and in enmity, in peace and in ing it through ; but we believe it will give war, America is a mill-ftone round the necks him molt trouble of all in carrying it into of Englishmen, which no time nor circum- execution. stance can enable them tồ shake off! To mend The new Eat-India Loan bill, too, gives the matter, the men whose bounden duty it no small trouble in its pallage through Paris to enable us to shake off this intolerable liament. It seems to be a medicine obtruded burthen, this mill-Itone, are the men who upon the patient against the grain by a phyare drawing the end tighter and lighter, and lician in whom the patient has no great laith. tying it with an indissoluble knot.. Thus Probably the Company would find its way American madness bids fair to be our ruin much better in commercial and civil affairs, firit and latt.
if Ministers would not meddle at all with To make up this charitable donation to them. The Company flourilhed, prospered, our dear American brethren, English men are and grew great, respectable at home, and not to be taxed against their will, but, lite- formidable abroad, till the griping, squec7.. rally speaking, with their own consent; that ing hand of Ministry was flreiched out is, they are all to be tempied to turn game- against them, to share their profits, and annie sters, and then to be punished for gaming in hilate their power of clccting Directors out of their own way. In some cases, the end is their own body to manage their own atlairs. said to fan&tify the means ; but in this case Every touch of the ministerial hand laid upon the end and the means damn one another. them fincc has proved like a mortal stroke
The Wine Duty bill has been pushed for- upon their vital part, which all the efforts of ward thro' a very thin House, and gone the Legislature and of Ministry since have not into the Upper House, where the Oppo- been able to remedy or do away. The Comfition has been but weak in numbers, bow- pany never will thrive while the present reever strong in argument the few oppo
Itraints remain upon them; but will grow sing Members may have been. We believe worle and worse until they are restored 10 many of the people's representatives will their former llate, or somching near ii, subdearly repent their precipitate retreat to ject to a very few rettraints, and those retheir country-seats, while the Minister specting their military afloirs only. was forging chains for them in common The Crown lands have been recommende with their conftituenis, the weight and ed to the confideration of the Irule at a laie inconveniency of which they will soon feel season of the year, when every man in it was even in their convivial hours.
panting and gasping for a speedy deliverance The Sinking Fund bill met with its diffi- from the buline's already crowded and accuculties in palling both blouses ; and we are mulating on their hands! What llis Majelly's well assured, if it had been better understood Ministers mean by giving this advice to their than it was, it would have met with ftill Mafter we cannot conceive. It soars above more and greater difficulties, in proportion our comprehenfion, as to any good that inay as it had been undertood. That must now or can be derived from it at this juncture. stand its erial; and let experience decide all The prosecuted Abatic Governor has had differences of opinion upon it.
two votes passed upon him, the one for, the The Deal and Batten duty bill has passed other against him : the first we ascribe to the into a law, very much modified to what the goodness of his cause, and the perspicuity of Votes set forth in the outset. Whether this his defence ; the second we impute to the modification or moderation on the Minister's Minister's flying off in a tangent in the latter part proceeded from the force of internal part of his speech, thereby drawing off all his representation of parties concerned, or of followers to vote with himself against the foreign remonstrances on the part of the Em- Governor. For what reason the Minister so press of Ruflia and the other Northern spoke, voted and acted, we are at a loss to Powers, or hom both these causes co-operate comprehend ; for we can find nothing like ing, we know not; but report has been cir- a solid reason in what is handed to us as bis culated ihat the Czarina has renewed her (peech : the consequence, however, seems to commercial treaty with us. If the above be a stagnation of the business for the present in poft was not known to, and admitted by Scflion, neither party, his friends or his foes, her at the time of ligning, she will probably expressing much anxiety to push the matter consider it as an infraction of the treaty.
further till the next Seffion of Parliament, Although the Minister was twice beat off in the meantime, we may expect warm debates and arguments po and con among the
time to time with internal fends and corb. commors of Great Britain without coors, motions; yet the heavy Duicomer seldom about the treataient and fate of this great apei proceed to any dangerous extremes : one or wonderful man; as well as great rejveings other of the contending parties finds the way among Frenchmen, Pears, and Commons of to ftop in time, and to let time and patience all ranks and degrees, for the indign'ties al- work the curcof all their political disorders. ready offered the man whom they have been The King of Sweden has met his Diet with taught to dread as a Marlborough; while the great eclat and cordiality. From the tenor rest of Europe will gaze at us in filent aito. of his speech it appears, that the tranquillitv nilhiment !!!
of the North is not likely to be disturbed Ireland seems to ! .ve launched quite into among the Northern Powers themseives, the pacific ocean of politics! No volunteer however a storm may break out from 200iny, in incering, paradink, or refolving, ther quarter. among the Irish people! All seems to be calm If any regard is to be paid to the intelii. and quiet as to public affairs.
gence conveved in the foreign priots, ma’ters A nominal King of Portugal dving, makes are growing very serious between the Oituz little or no variation in the political svitem man Porte and the Empress of ail the Ruffias, of Europ", and is hardly worth our men ion. consequently the Emperor of Germany, ing, bui ont of a respect to crowned heads, united as the two latter' Powers are in alii and the idea of a change that a second rar- ance, intereil, views, and correlponrien de riage may make among the Catholic Powers, signs. Ita war breaks out between ihe Turk and particularly the Members of the Family the two Iinperial Courts, it will be a very Comp.:ct. The death of a King of Prussia, perplexing scene for the Cabinet of Franre, as now expected, is really happening, would as the Porte will cxpect and demand of give a much greater shock to the general lys France an explicit categorical declaration tom of Europe, especially if accompanied what pari the will really act in cale ot a rupwith another death in that Royal Family at The French never were put harder to the famciinc.
it for a decided part to act, than they will be Hulland continues to be convulsed from upon this impending occasion.
wounded him, but did not kill him; the HE The cell win important hiflorical anec- valet, who helped the king to get back to his
dore is worthy of being made public: camp, finished him with a pistol, and took It is well known that the great Gustavus a pair of spectacles, which that Prince aluars Adolphus, King of Sweden, perished at the wore, he being very near-fighted : I bought battle of Lutzen, which he gained on the those spectacles of the Dean of Lauenburg, :01h of November 1632; but nothing poriWhilft I was in Saxony the murderer of the Rive was known as to the circumhances of King was very old, and drew ucar his cod; bis death. Some pretended that Cardinal remoule for lo atrocious an action was a con Richelicu was the author of it ; others, that tinual torment to him. These circumstances be was affatlinaied by Duke Albert of Lauen. I had from the mouth of the Dean hilelf, brary, one of his Genevals, who was himself of whom I bought the spectacles, which I hills by the Austrians ; but a letter has
have deposited among the Archives of been lately found in the Archives of Sweden, Sweden." which explains that melancholy event quite Naples, Alay 6. By order of the King, a in another manner. It is dated January 29, magnificent set of China is fabricating here, 2725, and addressed by Mr. Andre Goedg: intended as a present from his Majesty to the ing, Provost of the Chapter of Wexio, in King of Great-Britain, in return for the car. Sweden, to Mr. Nicholas Hawedson Dah), ronades sent by the King of England latt Secretary of the Archives of this kingdom, year. and is as follows, viz. 66 While I was in Copenhagen, May 30. The marriage of her Saxony, in 1687, I by happy chance disco. Royal Highness the Princess Louisa Auguta vered ihe circumstances of the unfortunate of Denmark with his Highness the Prince of end of the King Gultavus Adolphus. That Sleswic-Holstein, was celebrated on Saturday great Prince went out without any oiher at- evening lait in this capital, in presence of his tendant than a valci, to discover the enemy : Danish Majesty, the Prince Royal, the Queen ► thick fog prevented his perceiving a de. Dowager, &c. &c. Lachment of Austrian troops, who fired and
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pick-axe against a fone bottle, which can FEW days ago, as the work men were tained about 920 pieces of fiver coin, lap
making a new turnpike road at Bea pored by the date to have been hid ibere xotes in this couniy, one of thein Itruck his
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3 dwis. china, a large organ built with ceN Saturday lalt an unfortunate accident dar, and other instruments of music, a chaRev. Dr. Young, Fellow of Econ college, and pounds in cath, the whole amounting to a Prebendary of Worcelter. After having 7031. rode about two miles, the Doctor's horse 31. By the new regulations in the several fel!, and rolling over him, bruiled him so officers of the customs, the land-waiters are terribly, that he did not survive his fall a- to have gool. per annum in lieu of their forbove iwo hours. --Some gentlemen obierved mer fairy of 8ol. and the lees of office, which that the horse was out of condition, before are to be i budilned and they are DISSAthe chace begun, and advised the Doc. TUSTIED!!! tor to decline ihe (pore, but he was 100 keen The lawyers SOLEMN DIRGE was perto be persuaded. The Dr. was a bare form:d at Berlia on the 19th instant, by his chelor, about 60 years of age.
Mi a jelty having A BSTRACTED their num23. Was sold by Mr. Skinner, the valua
In 1777, "(t: were 15.229, 5000 of ble manors of Kinnelund Donnerbenvawr, which were Alb HIVIATED ini bal year. In in Flintshire and Denbighshire, in one loi, 1,85, incre were 12-139. at the expiration for the sum of 47,50 l.
of which 4206 were jtruck off the roll.---la His Royal Highness Prince William Henry the prelentjuar his Majesty nas reduced them accepted of the freedom of Plymouth, which 10 269 only. was presented in him at Mr. Winne's, in a The following is the final decree of the very clegant bux, by the four senior alder. Parliament of Paris on the fainous attair of men and cominon.counc Imen.
the necklace : His Royal Highness fince failed in the Pe. Tine Cardinal Prince de Ruhan honourably gasus Frigate, and the Rose, Capt. Harvey, acquisaid, and discha'g=d, with an injanction for Guernley, and from thence ior Halitax to be more cautious in future. and Newfoundland.
Mademoiselle d'Oliva acquitiev, but ba24. The bankers waited on Mr. Pitt, and niilid froin court. settled the terms or the Lottery for the next Count Caglioliro acquitted and discharged, year; the protiis of which are to be applied with a reprinand. to the relief of the American Loyaiitis. - Morlame de la Moste to be publicly whipThe Louery will consist of 50,000 Tick-es, perd, burnt on the shoulder, hier head to be 40,000 of which are taken by Melírs. Han. Thaved, and to b.imprisoned for life in the key and other bankers, and 19,000 by the
Hofural de la Vill. (nouic of coirection.) Bank of England, at 131. 155. od. each Ticket. Si 'ur Villette, wno foried the mitrument
25. The election ended at Weitminides signed " Miric Antoinette de francs." lo sehool. The folloiingi olenen were elect- live for a llave for lite on board the gallics. ed to the two Univeulee's, viz.
Siaur d 'Etienville, his accomplice, fame puOXFORD. MolIrs. Bingham, the Earl of niihinaut. Elgio's brother, Bruce, Murray, Markiram. Sirur de la Motte (by con umacy, nsw in
CAMBRIDCE.- Melirs. Foiter, Clapham, London, and who fold the j. wels herc) lenMills, Chelter.
tened to perpetual imprisonment. Admiited into the fchool, in the room of Tne in minial of the Cardinal Prince de those gone out, alefirs. Wrottesley, Chifton, Rohan sdju Jgd crue, and wonhy of credit. Winile, Holme, Taylor, Vincent, Greville, The memorial of Madaine de la Motte to Hutchings.
be suppressed, as false. and containing calumLord Cowper took his feat in the House nics azainst the Cardinal and others. of Peers, after an absence of twenty years.
And ihus ends an affair whicb bas astonishHis Lordship wus dretled in the inlignia of ed all Europe, on account of the singularity a Prince of the Holy Roman Einpire. and ing nuity of the traud.
30. A letter viated Mantua, May 19, says, JUNE 1. The freedom of the city of Here" On the 121h inilant, about five o'clock in
was prefimed to Mr. Fox (by Mr. the evening, arrived here, from Milan, in Walwyn) in a box made of apple-tree, perfect health, the Duke and Dutchers of Tie Legislature of the United States of Gloucester, with their roval offspring, and Aperica have empowered Congress to lay ar a numerous suite. After villing the public import of Five per cent. on all goods impo:edifices, and every thing worthy their atten- ed from any part of the worid. tion in this city, they, io our great concern, A fortunate discovery was lately made by left us on the 14th, to continue their way to a poor boy, in a barn at Wardour in Wilia V enice."
shire. The lad was employed in catching A lady of considerable fortune, lately de- rats, when treading upon a hollow place, he ceafed, by will bequeathed her luxuries to the was induced to examine it, and there found London Hospital, and they have accordingly a stone trough, contain ng various gold and been valued, consisting of all the jewels, dia- lilver coins, and a gold ring, intermixed with
major part was of the coinage of Charles Il. Princess Augusta and Princess Elizabeth and confilled of guineas, 110 crown pieces, were in pink and silver, of the fame pattern, and other lilver money.
and decorated with the same taste and fancy A balloon of uncommon size was launched as their royal filter's. from a piece of ground behind the Lyceum, Miss Fitzroy was neatly dressed in white in the Strand. It is the same balloon, en- luftring, prettily ornamented with blue and Larged, with which Mr. Lockwood, Major Gilver ribbon. Money, and another gentleman, went up Lady Salisbury was in a pale yellow, colaft lummer from Tortenham-Couri-Road. vered with a crape and silver, and trimmed With it Capt. Blake and Mr. Redman weni, with puce flowers; the body of her Lady. for the purpose of trying experiments. fhip's dress was also puce.
2. The Diricors of the East-India Company The Lady Spencers, of the Marlborough have prelented 10 the Houle of Communs a family, were habited in pale blue, with Vans List of their whole Civil and Military cita- dyke scollops and Giver fringe, the peutiblishments in the Eadt Indies. From the coars white crape and silver. totals of this large account it appears thic an- There were many fuits of tabbinets, plain, nual expence of the
corded, and embroidered. The corded bad Bengal Civil Enablishment is, £.927 945
a most beautiful eff, &, and were highly ad. Military Ettablishment is 1,078.510 mired for their brilliancyand rich appearance. Madras Civil Eitablishment 104.140
The Ladies head-dresses were criedy of Military
6.3.605 flowers and feathers, and their bouquets Bombay Civil
were exceedingly larga, Mili'ary
The ball-room was a brilliant (pectacle Bencoolen Civil and Military 25,478 early in the evening. The Prince of Wales
entered it a little belore nine, and pated £:3:031.893
some time in conversation with the Countes 5. This day bring observed as the anni- of Salisbury and the Marquis of Carmarversary of the King's Birth-dar: [who en- then. The King foon afier appeared, ard tered the 49th year of his age) there was a
addrelied, with the utmost courtesy, allibe very numerous and splendid appearance of ladies within the dancing circle. In this ata the nobility, foreign ministers, and other tention her Majesty also joined, whu entered persons of dillin&ion, to compliment his the bail-roum immediately after, with the Majelty on the occalion, At one o'click the three elder Princesses. The Prince of Meck. guos in the Park and at the Tower were lenburgh was also present, as were Mr. Pict, fired ; and in the evening there was a bail at Lord Carmarther, Lord Sydney, Lord Howe, Court, and illuminations and other publick the Duke of Qurensbury, Lord Brudepel, demonßrations of joy throughout London the Marquis ot Lothian, Lord Aylesford, and Weitmiul er.
and other officers of Itale. Many of the fo His Majesty's dress was plain hrown, reign Ministers were present, including that agreeable to his accustomed neatness on this new member of the corps diplomatique, the Occafion.
Tripoline ambassador. The Prince of Wales was elegantly ha- On their Majesties being seat d, the mic bited in a gala fuit of an orange colour,, nuets coinmenced in the following order, emiiroidered down the frams with silver. cach gentleman dancing with two ladics : The star, of the order of St. George, was
Prince of Wales
- Prince's Royal, composed of brillianis, with exquisite taite.
Princess Augufta. The Queen was in roval purple, entirely Lord Morton
s Princess Elizabeth, covered with fine Brussels lace. This, per
Lady C. Powlett. haps, is the most costly dress ber Majelty ever Lord Galway
S Lady C. Spencer, wore on the occasion. It displayed at once
Lady E. Spencer. a peculiar neatness and elegance, which was
S Lady Salisbury, exceedingly heightened by the brilliant effect Mr Edgecumbe
LadyC. W'aldegrave. of her jewels. Among other diamonds, her Mirwets were also danced by the Hon. Majelly had a beautiful bouquet of brilliants. Miss Thynne, Miss Fitzroy, Miss Tounheid,
The Princess Royal was in a pea-green and Miss Broderick, Mils E. W'aidegrave, Mils Silver luftring, molt superbly trimmed. Her Jeffries, Mifs Gunning, and several other laHighness's train had a rich border of various dies. colours. The petticoat was covered with an On the conclusion of the minuets, country. embroidered crapr, representing oak bran- dances were formed in the following order : ches, and fleureties of the purest workman- Princess Royal Prince of Wales thip in river and foil. The pending acorns Princess Angusta - Marq.of Carmarthen had so good an effect, as farce to be distin- Princess Elizabeth - Lord Morton gu Thed from nature. An interspersion of Lady C. Powlett --Lord Down white ostrich feathers, and beautiful spangled Lady C. Spencer - Hon Mr.Edgecumbe gauze at bottom, served to relieve, and add
Lady E. Spencer Mr. Crawford ed much to the magnificence and lustre of After the country.dances had been gone the whole.
down, their Majelties gave notice of tee The remainder of the MoyTHLY CRO
tiring, and the ball ended.
with the full win he gives
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TO THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE
FOR JUNE 1786. M O N T H L Y CHRONICL E. MAY 2.
Salt-hill some years ago, supposed to have HE T
priétice of BIDDING AT WED- been by the wine they drank, is at last de
DINGS, as it is called, which was at a veloped by the cook who then lived at the very early period universally practised a- inn; and who, being on her death-bed, mong the lower classes of the peasantry in fately sent for a clergyman, and to him rethis kingdom, has been very lately revived lated the following circumstances, which the in one of the northern counties, as appears
faid lay so heavy on her mind that she could from the following singular notice, which is
not die without revealing them :-" That copied from a provincial paper.
having, the preceding day, prepared a dish,
which was not called for, ie suffered it to INVITATION.
remain in the stew-pan (which was of cope SUSPEND, for one day, your cares and your per) till the next day, when the party al. labours ;
luded to dined there, and the dish ro kept And come to this wedding, kind friends, constituted a part of their dinner. - That be and good neighbours.
fore she warmed it again for that purpose, “ Notice is hereby given, that the mar
the observed a large quantity of a thick greene riage of Isaac Pearson with Frances Atkin. ish scum on its surface, but the cause of such son will be solemnized in due form, in the appearance not occurring to her at the inparish church of Lamblugh (Cumberland) on
stant, the permitted it to be sent to table, Tuesday next, the 30th of May instant ; im
and the faial effects before mentioned fola mediately after which the bride and bride- lowed. That when told that the parties groom, with their attendants, will proceed wore in the agonies of death, and recollec! to Lonefoot, in the said parith, where the ing to have heard of the poisonous property nuptials will be celebrated by a variety of of copper, the usaccountable appearance of rural entertainments."
the food occurred to her mind, and she beThen come one and all,
gan to fear that she had been, inadvertently,
the cause of that dreadful catastrophe. UnAt Hymen's soft call, From Whitchaven, Workingion, Harrington, declared that bir only realon for retaining
der this impression me was miserable, but Dean,
[tween, the secret within her own bolom, was the Hail, Ponsonby, Blaing, and all places be- dread that a confession would have been folFrom Egremont, Cockermouth, Barion, St. Bees,
lowed by the punishment inflicted on wilful
murderers." Cint, Kinnyside, Calder, and paris tuch as
Mr. Howard, who has so greatly diftinAnd the country at large inay flock in-if
guished himself in visiting the prisons of this they please. Such sports there will be as have leldom been kingdom, impressed with the idea that he has
discovered the means of preventing the rascen, Such wrehling, and fencing, and dancing be.. nople to coafer with the Turks upon the
vages' of the plague, is gone in ConstantiAnd races for prizes, frolic, and fun,
subject, and to excite them to make expeBy horses, and afus, and dogs, will be run;
riments for stopping that dreadfui dile
order. That you'll all go home happy-as sure as a
3. The Gazette of this evening contains an gun. In a word, such a wedding can ne'er fail to
account of the election of Knights, and the
ceremony of the investiture of the most aoble please,
order of the Garter, on Friday, of the fola For the sports of Olympus were trifles to there.
lowing distinguished personages, viz. their Nota bene. You'll please to observe that the Royal Highnesses Prince Edward (now out
of the kingdom), Prince Ernest Auguftus, day
Prince Augustus Frederick, Prince Adolphus Of this grand bridal pomp is the thirtieth
Frederick, his Serene Highacís the Land. of May, When'lis hop'd that the sun, to enliven the grave of Helle Cassel, the Duke of Bcaufort,
the Marquis of Buckingham, 'and Earl Corno light, Like the flambeau of Hymen will deign to
wallis (now out of the kingdom). Before the burn bright.
clection of Knights began, the Chancellor
read a new statute of the order, by which it The melancholy and mysterious fate of is ordained, that the order shall in future the several gentlemen who were poisoned at consist of the Sovereign and twenty-five Vol. IX.