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shore on the French coast, by a squadron

LONDON. of frigates under the command of Capt. Orders are issued for the Court's going Moore of the Melampus.

into mourning for the late King of Sara A French privateer of 12 guns, by a dinia. He was born the 26th of June. squadron of frigates under Sir J. B. War. 1726, and ascended the throne on the

2oth of February 1773. He married in (Nov. 21. The Gazette of this day 1750 Maria Antoinetta Ferdinanda of contains a letter from Captain Bower of Spain, who died in 1785. The Prince the Terplichore, giving an account of the of Piedmont, who fucceeds him, was capture of the Spanish frigate Mahone- born on the 24th of May 1751. sa, in the Mediterranean, on the 13th The Company of rank who honoured O&ober, after a smart action, without the Lord Mayor with their attendance at the lofs of a man. She is reckoned the Guildhall on Lord Mayor's day, were ex. finest frigate in the Spanish navy, had, tremely numerous; among whom were about 60 killed and wounded in the his Royal Highness the Duke of York, action. We are sorry our limits will and the principal officers of the army not admit the insertion of the account of now in the kingdom, with all the Judges this fpirited and well-conducted action.) and the leading statesmen of both parties. (End of the Gazettes.)

Mr Pitt's coach was pelted with mud!

-Six fellows were taken into custody. CONTINENTAL INTELLIGENCE.

Nov. 3. A general Court was held at

the East India House, for the purpose of Nov. 28. Though we have not been taking into further consideration the folable to insert the whole of the corres: lowing adjourned question : -" That an pondence hitherto made public, which

application be made to Parliament, for has passed between Lord Malmsbury leave to increase farther the capital stock and Delacroix, the French miniiter for of this Company two millions, at fuch foreign affairs, yet nothing material has times, and at fuch rates, as the Court of taken place, posterior to the letters page Directors may fee proper, with the con760. The negociation appears, at pre- fent of the Lords of his Majesty's Treasent, to be at a stand.

jury. And that the powers vested in the The Austrians after having driven the Company to issue bonds thall be reduFrench across the Rhine, have laid fiege ced, as the capital stock of the Comto Kehl and Huningúen, with a great pany shall be increased; that is to say, force.

if the Company thall have occafion to In Italy it appears that General Wurm- add one million of capital to their stock, ser has made several successful forties the power of issuing bonds on the part from Mautua, and still keeps Buona- of the Company, shall be reduced from parte at defiance. It is highly probable, three millions to two millions, and to that the supplies from Germany will in proportion.”--After a debate of fix by this time have reached him.

hours, the question was unanimously The treaty of peace with the Pope agreed to. experiences the greatest difficulties. A

On the 12th of Nov. the British Cabi. Congress had been established at Flo

net ifsued orders for granting letters of rence; but the Pope is afraid of com- 'marque to British fubjects, to make reprising his infallibility, and will not re- prisals upon Spain and her subjects. peal the briefs relative to France. The

The French squadron, under the comCardinal Goleppi carried to Rome the mand of Richery, which had been so conditions imposed by the Directory, long blocked up in Cadiz, failed along which the Pope rejected.

with the Spanish fileet, on their declara. No official accounts have been pub- ration of war against this country, for lished regarding the evacuation of Corg- Newfoundland, where they are said to ca. By letters from General Gentili to have committed great depradations. the French commiffioners in Italy, dated They have fince arrived of France, hav. October 15, we are informed, that the ing etcaped the different British fquaFrench had landed and taken Bastia with drons cruizing in the Bay of Biscay. between 800 and 900 prisoners, consisting

17. Two more powder mills, near principally of emigrants; that Sir G. Whitten, on Hounslow Heath, blew up, Elliot the Viceroy had taken refuge in and five men belonging to them unfor. Porto Ferrajo, with the troops which tunately lost their lives by the explofion, efcaped from Bastia.

An experiment was lately made in

HRELAND. Hyde park before the Duke of York, The Irish seem not to be animated at &c. of a carriage on a new conftruction, large with that "loyalty, so conspicufor the conveyance of troops from place ous in the people of this country, in preto place. This machine is fo contrived paring to oppose the designs of the as to be able to carry so men above, and French to invade these kingdoms. Withtheir arms, baggage, &c. below; it will out going into a detail of particulars we travel nearly as fast as a stage coach, and shall insert the proclamation of Lord afforded fatisfaction in the experiment. Camden:

Atrial has also been made at Lime. CAMDEN, house, before a number of military of Whereas we have received informaficers, of a new invented gun carriage, tion that divers ill-affected perfons have calculated to produce a considerable entered into illegal and treasonable affaving in the number of men neceffary fociations in several parts of the counties to work the guns. Its motion of travers of Antrim, Down, Tyrone, Londondering is fo dextrous, that it may be always ry, and Armagh, to fubvert the establishbrought to the fide, and loaded on board, ed government of the kingdom, and for which prevents the men from being ex. effecting such their treasonable purposes, posed to small shot.

have aflaffinated divers of his Majesty's The sympathy of the people of New- faithful and loyal fubjects, and have encastle to the French emigrant clergy con- deavoured, and threaten to assassinate, tinues to be generously displayed, by all others who shall endeavour to detect rendering their fituation as comfortable or fuppress their treason ; and in further to them as possible.

prosecution of their defigns, have en, From the East Indies we have the &- deavoured to deter his Majesty's loyal greeable intelligence of the surrender of subjects from enrolling themselves, under Amboyna and Banda, with their feveral Oficers commissioned by his Majesty, dependencies, to Admiral Rainier, with- for the defence of this kingdom, during out the smalleit lots. The accounts from the present war, by maiming and def. the Gazette will appear in next number. troying their cattie, and by assaulting

and wantonly wounding one person, aThe following are the precise terms vowedly because he had enrolled him. proposed by Mr Pitt, for railing the sum felf, and by threatening afsaffination a. of Eighteen Millions by subscription. gainst all persons who should so enrol Every fubfcriber of rool. to receive a de themselves; and, in further prosecution bentúre of stol. payable in four years, of such their purpose, have, by felonious or in the option of government at any and other illegal means, endeavoured Shorter period, not less than one year secretly to procure ammunition and oafter the conclusion of the peace. The ther warlike stores; and particularly that amount to be paid in money; or, at the several evil disposed perfons broke into option of the holder in three per cents. one of his Majetty's stores in the town stock, which at that period may be esti- of Belfast, in the county of Antrim, and mated at 75. The interest at 5 per cent. thereout took and carried away ten baron the debenture of 1101. to be paid dur. rels of gunpowder: And whereas we ing the interval, half yearly. One fourth have also received information, that on of the debenture to be transferable after Tuesday the ift of November inst. a conthe second payment, but not till then. fiderable number of armed men, allo. At any subsequent time before repay- ciated in the aforesaid treasonable conment, every debenture of vol. may be fpiracies, entered the town of Stewartsexchanged for 1051. capital, of five per town, in the county of Tyrone, and cut cents, irredeemable for four years, or and maimed several of the peaceable intill one year after the conclusion of a habitants of the said town, who had repeace, and then to be paid, in the op- fused to join in their associations, and tion of the holder, either in money or in who had agreed to enrol themselves in three per cents. ftock, as before, at the

corps, under officers to be commifprice of the day. The first payment to fioned by bis Majefiy, for the preservabe made on the 16th of December, the tion of the public peace, and for the pro. remaining instalments to be paid be- fection of the kingdom against foreign tween the months of March and October, invasion: And whereas we have also re1997

ceived information, that in further pro



secution of the faid treasonable purposes

EDINBURGH. many large bodies of men have affembled

His Majesty's order in Council, issued and arrayed themselves, and marched for granting letters of marque and genein military order, and with military mu- ral reprisais against the Spaniards, was fic, through several parts of the faid dif. read at the Crofs with the utual forma, tricts, under the pretence of saving corn, lities. and digging potatoes, (though they far The passage boat from Leith to Kirk. exceeded the numbers necessary to be caldy, in attempting to make Kirkcaldy employed in such services), to the very harbour, got on the rocks to the eastgreat terror of the loyal and faithful ward, and soon after went to pieces. fubjects of his Majesty: And whereas All on board were faved, but goods to a fuch treasonable outrages have caused considerable amount were loft. well grounded alarms in the minds of The fishermen of Newhaven, to the his Majesty's faithful subjects, and are number of 59, have addresied a very

of the most dangerous and pernicious patriotic and spirited letter to the Lord Es tendency --Now we, the Lord Lieu- Provost, making a tender of their fervices

tenant and Privy Council, being deter- on board any of his Majesty's Thips of mined to maintain the public peace, war or gun-boats, on the station of the and to afford protection to all his Ma. Frith of Forth, in case of an invasion. jesty's loyal lubjects, and immediately At a meeting of the justices of peace and and effectually to exercise all powers heretors of Mid Lothian, a medal was with which the Constitution has invested voted to them as a mark of the sense the us for these purposes, do forewarn all county had of their bravery and public persons of the danger they may incur, fpirit. and, on their allegiance, charge them to 17. This day Robert Cullen, Esq; Ad. defist from such treasonable practices: vocate, after going through the usual And we do hereby ftrialy charge and probationary trials, took his seat on the command all Mayors, Sheriffs, Juftices bench of the Court of Session, under the of the Peace, and other Peace Officers, title of Lord Cullen. and all officers civil and military in this On the evening of the 19th, four prikingdom, and all other his Majefty's foners made their escape from jail,' by loving subjects, as they tender their al digging a hole through the wall. One legiance to his Majesty, and their own of them, A. Mitchell, pretended lunacy, safety, to use their best endeavours to some days before. He was put into a prevent, and where that cannot be done, strait waistcoat, which, against next to discover and bring to justice those con- morning, he found means to tear to cerned in the aforesaid practices; and to pieces. He was next handcuffed ; these prevent and disperse all treasonable, se- he twisted and broke off; then he was. ditious, or unlawful assemblies; the ne- fastened to the long bar, which he likecessary orders having been already issued wife tore up. to the several officers of his Majesty's Lady Elliot and family arrived from forces in this kingdom, to be aiding and Corfica, in the Gorgon frigate. They aflisting to the civil magistrates in the left Corsica on the 4th ult. Sir Gilbert execution of their duties for that pur- remains at Porto Ferrajo. pose. Given at the Council Chamber

25. This day the Magistrates raised in Dublin, the 6th day of November the price of bread, viheaten, 9td. house-. 1796.

hold, 714.

26. A man was rode over in the Cowa The French, it appears, lay great gate by a cart last night in a state of instress on the disaffected spirit of the Irish. toxication, and died this morning. He The insurrection of Ireland (say their was a blacksinith by trade. newspapers) which turns upon England hericif the disasters of civil war, which Jamieson and Co. v. Laurie and Co. The maintained, during three years, on reversed, except in the instance of the the blood-stained foil of La Vendee, muít interlocutor of the nith of December fix the attention of Europe. It may be 1772, which related principally to the productive cf'incalculable consequences; article of demurrage. perhaps the peace of France depends Mr Grant's trustees and executors,

v. Douglas, Heron, and Company :The point determined by this appeal is


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of considerable importance. The res. Dumfries

7 Queensferry pondents brought an action, in the Court Lochmaben

Bo-ness of Seslion, against the appellants, for pay Sanquhar 2-Lanarkthire

71 ment of a debt they claimed from the Moffat

Glasgow, &c. 71 estate of the late Mr Grant. There were Dumbartonshire 21 Hamilton

3 various objections stated, and all of them Dumbarton

Lanark over-ruled by the Court of Seffion. In Kirkintilloch' Rutherglen particular, it was argued, that the ap- Edinburghshire 80 Strathaven pellants, executors appointed by, and

Edinburgh 80 Airdry acting under an English will proved in Dalkieth

5 Nairnshire England, and over an estate governed Muffelburgh &c.7 Nairn by the laws of England, could not be Elginshire 37 Orkney called upon in the Court of Session to


Kirkwall account for their actings, as they were

3 Shetland

19 bound to account in the Courts of Eng. Fifeshire

92 Lerwick land only, where alone the executors


Stromness çould be discharged of their trust, and Dumfermline 8 Peeblesshire in which country the whole creditors

2 Peebles

3 might be made parties to a suit. The Burntisland 2 Perthshire 160 House of Lords, after hearing counsel, Kinghorn 3

Perth on the motion of the Lord Chancellor,

Kirkcaldy 5

Culross reversed all the interlocutors of the Court Dyfart

Dunkeld of Seffion, excepting that part of an in Anftruther, E. 2 Crieff

4 terlocutor which found, that, in the pre Anstruther, W. 1 Dumblane fcription of bills, the last day of grace Crail


Auchterarder must be taken as the day of payment : Kilrenny

Alyth leaving it to the respondents to institute Pittenweem 2 Renfrewshire a claim in a competent way against the St Andrew's

5 Renfrew executors of Mr Grant.-Counsel for the Leven, &c. Paisley, &c. 18 appellants, the Lord Advocate and Mr Lesly, &c.

Port-Glasgow 2 Dallas ; Solicitor, Mr Campbell. For Newburgh

Greenock 16 the respondents, Meff. Grant and Anf. Forfarshire 70 Rossshire

49 truther; Solicitor, Mr Spottiswoode. Brechin

4 Tain

Dundee The following is an accurate statement of

33 Dingwall Forfar

4 Fortrofe the proportions of the 15,000 men to be

Montrose raised for the army and navy, in the


Arbroath counties, burghs, &c. of Scotland:

4 Roxburghshire 43 Kirrymuir


3 Aberdeenshire 154 Eyemouth

Cupar-Angus Jedburgh Aberdeen


I Haddingtonshire 38 Hawick

3 Haddington




4 Selkirkshire Peterhead 4 Banffshire 53 North Berwick 2 Selkirk

3 Frafersburgh Banff

Prestonpans Galashiels
Old Meldrum Cullen

I Invernessshire 72 Stirlingshire

48 Inverness

14 Stirling Ayrshire

7 81 Kcith

2 Kinrossshire 6 Falkirk Ayr



.2 Killyth Irvine


I Kincardineshire 33 Sutherlandshire 35 Kilmarnock 9 Caithnessmire


Dornock Beith


3 Kirkcudbright Wigtonshire 18 Stewarton



Stewartry 28 Wigton Argyleshire 87 Cromartyshire 8 Kirkcudbright 3 Whitehorn Inveraray 3 Cromarty

New Galloway I Newt. Douglas 2 Campbletown 6 Clackmananshire 3

Castle Douglas I Stranraer Buteshire

2 9 Clackmanan


8 Creeton

Berwickshire 33 Dumfriesshire
43 Linlithgowshire 17

2093 Lauder Annan Linlithgow 5


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The weather has been tolerably mild, dest danghter of Mr Robert Newbigging, and very favourable for the husbandry writer in Lanark. during the whole of the month. In Mid The Rev. Alexander Forrester, minister of Lothian rain would have been of service; the gospel at Linton, to Miss Charlotte many places have suffered for want of M'Caul, daughter of the Rev. Dr M'Caul; water. The markets are high for the one of the Ministers of Glasgow. season, beef and mutton 4d. and sd. per

OA. 8. At Portsinouth, George Johnstones 1b. pork 6d. veal 7d. eggs is. per dozen. M. D. to Miss Meik, eldest daughter of Dr Fish rather scarce, excepting the herrings, Meik, King's Physician to the town and gar

rison of Portsmouth. which are 8 for a penny.--In England, the wheat season has so long conti

Io. At Whitehouse, Mr Adam Rolland, nued fine, that a much larger breadth W. S. to Miss Anne Newbigging, daughteć has been fown throughout the kingdom

of Mr Newbigging. than was expected: The early plants on of Sir John Stanley, of Aderley, Bart. to the

11. John Thomas Stanley, Esq; eldest son tender foils have, as is usual in mild open Hon. Miss Holroyd, daughter of the Right weather, been touched in some places Hon. Lord Sheffield. with the sug: but sheep treading, or Charles Lyell, Esq; of Kinordie, to heavy rolling, has checked the mischief, Miss Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith, where good husbandry prevails : The Esq; of St Martin's Lane, London. wheats later sown, however, plant more 18. Capt. Scarth, of the Princess of Wales' regularly, and have at present the fairer light dragoons, to Miss Eliza Johnston, of promise. The mice in the eastern dif- Dumfries. trict still continue their devastations, and James Stewart, Efq; of Carsin, mera do great damage to the new sown corn, chant in London, to Miss Sword of Glasgow. particularly clover leys not closely rolled Capt. Donald Cameron, of the Lochadown. Oats are found to rise abundant- ber G. Volunteers, to Miss J. C. Cochran, ly, and the barleys prove a good average daughter of Capt. Cochran, of the Invalids, crop, but the quality is in general course. Fort William. From the abundance of latter grass, 19. James Edmonstone, Esq; of Newton, the continuing growth of turnips and to Miss Barbara Seton, daughter of the des cole seeds, and the prospect of plenty of ceased Sir Henry Seton; Bt. Iye, tares, and other spring feed, hay 20. Mr Wm Callander, writer in Edin: is falling daily in price.--In the wool burgh, to Mifs Barbara Davidson, daughter trade nothing material has been done of the late Mr John Davidson, Dalmeny. fince the last report. The hop-planters

22. Francis Grahame, Efq; of Morphine, complain of the number of dead-hills, to Miss Marion Hutchison, daughter of Dr and the scarcity of sets to replace them? James Hutchison of Drumore. Lean stock of all kinds, except in small

24. Mr James Young, writer in Edinlots, is 'hardly to be procured for mo

burgh, to Miss Magdalane Webster, daugh ney; the principal graziers of Leicester

ter of Mr Robert Webiter, at Mains of Errol shire and Buckinghamshire have lately of Naval Works, to Miss Sophia Fordyce,

26. General Bentham, Surveyor General bought in their best oxen at little short daughter of Dr Fordyce, of Essex street, of 35. per stone.


Nov. I. At Dundee, James Allardice, Efq; LISTS.

of the island of St Vincent's, to Miss Susanna Keith, daughter of James Keith, Esq; Collec

tor of Excise, Dundee. MARRIAGES.

2. John Span, Esq; merchant in Bristol, to At Petersburgh the King of Sweden to the Miss Munro, of Granada, with a fortune of Princess Alexandrina daughter of the Grand 40,00cl. Duke of Ruflia.

James Connell, Esq; of Madras, to Miss Ac Rotterdam, Mr John Jay, merchant in Janet Ferrier, daughter of Mr James Ferrier, that city, to Miss Heien Livingston, daugh- W. S. ter of the late Alexander Livingston, Esq; of

At Drumsheugh, Carr, Efq; of Aberdeen.

Leeds, to Miss Erskine, daughter of the late Sir Thomas Gage, Bt. to Miss Charlotte Lord Alva. Campbell, cousin to Lord Cawdor.

8. Capt. Barclay, of the West Lowland Dr Gregory, physician in Edinburgh, to Fencibles, to Miss Kesterman, daughter of the Miss Isabella Macleod, daughter of Donald late Wm Kestorman, Esq; Macleod, Esq; of Geanies.

12. Capt. James Floyer Erskine, of the Sept. 27. The Rev. Wm Menzies, minis- Scotch Brigade, to Miss Shairp of Hoddam. ter of Lanark, to Miss Jane Newbigging, cha 13. At London, Capt. J. C. Mitchell, of


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