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mation, what were my motives for fign- fish was fixty-two feet long, its tail fixing that sentence and letter."

teen feet broad. The under jaw was Capt. Keppel. I think that I can- nine feet and a half in length, and had not answer that question, without par. a row of teeth on each side, four inches ticularizing the reasons for 'my vote and each in length, and as thick at the root opinion. l. Do you understand that as a man's wrist. In the upper jaw there these particular reasons are asked now were fockets to receive these, but no A. No."

i teeth. Then the feveral examinations were On the 26th of January the prefbyte. read by the clerk; and upon 'a motion ry of Edinburgh resumed the confiderafor that purpose, the bill was ordered to tion of Mr Anderson's complaint againīt be rejected. The bill, and the proceed. Meff. Fleming, Kincaid, and Donaldings of the house upon it, were ordered son [xviii, 528, 87.). Mr John Dalto be forthwith printed and published. rymple, one of the counsel for the de.

fendants, gave in to court a printed SCOTLAND.

pamphlet, intitled, Objections against About two o'clock in the morning of the essays on morality and natural reliMonday Jan. 17. there began, in the ci- gion examined [xviii. 631.), copies of ty and suburbs of Edinburgh, under the which had been sent to the members of authority of the magistrates, a hot press presbytery some weeks before, imme-, for landmen ; and before fix in the diately on its publication, and desired morning 116 men were delivered over the court to consider it as a further de to the commanding officer in the castle. fence, being authorised to assure them Such of them as were found fit for the that it was wrote by the author of the service, and fell within the recruiting.act, book libelled. In reasoning upon were kept, and the rest were discharged. the affair, the members were of diffe

The number laid on the city was 70. lin. rent opinions. Some judged the anpressed men from different parts of the swers to the charge fufficiently fatisfaccountry have been likewise sent to Edin- tory to warrant the presbytery's dismiff. burgh castle ; and parties of them have ing the process; and overtured, that been at different times conducted thence they should come to the following resoto the corps in which they are to serve. luțion or sentence: “That though there

In pursuance of the subscription for are some very unguarded expressions in providing meal, to be sold to necesitous the book, and some passages which canfamilies in Edinburgh below the mar- not be justified, and may have a bad ket price [xviii. 622.], tickets were is. tendency, which may have given offence sued before the middle of January; and to many sincere good people, and have such of them as apply for it, receive, been the foundation of this process; yet from time to time, a quantity of meal as it appears, that the author, in seveaccording to their circumstances; the ral parts of the book, has declared his oat.meal at 104 d. and the pease-meal regard to the principles of religion, and at 8 d. the peck.

that in the foresaid pamphlet, which Between nine and ten o'clock at night, they were assured was wrote by the au, Jan. 19. there arose a storm of wind, at thor, he has disavowed and disclaimed Aberdeen, which continued with

great

all those bad consequences which were violence till three next morning. About apprehended arose from the reasonings two o'clock there was a shower of lail, in the book ; that upon all these confiseveral of the ftones as large as hazel derations, and to prevent their entering nuts. The people in the town quitted further into fo abftrufe and metaphysical their houses, and food in the fields and a dispute, they judge, upon the whole, open places till the storın began to abate, that it is more for the purposes of edifi

A spermaceti whale was cast ashore, cation to dismiss this process."--- But Jan. 13. on the sands of Belhelvie, a. others being of opinion, that the an. bout six miles from Aberdeen. The swers were not fatisfactory as to several

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parts of the charge ; particularly, that - By the Lyme, Capt. Vernon : The Revenge, though the author says, that virtue has

a privateer of so carriage-guns and 70 men, other foundations independent of delu.formerly a brigantinc of Livci pool, carried into

Portsmouth, sive feelings; yet to them he seemed to

By the Bonetta Noop, Capt. Clarke : The Rereft virtue, in so far as it implies 'or nard, a privateer of Calais, of 8 carriage-guns, stands connected with moral obligation, o fwivels, and 60 men, carried into Plymouth. accountableness, merit, reward, &t. whol.

By the Bristol: A French fhip of 22 guns, ly upon these feelings, Eljays, p. 199: 12,000.1. carried into Barbadoes.

from Nantz for Cape François, reckoned worth 205, 206. &c.; and therefore they pro

the Grampus Noop: A small French priposed, “ That a committee should be vateer, brought into Yarmouth road. appointed, to compare the book libel. By two cutters: The French Charles, a priled, with the charge, and the aforesaid vareer of Boulogne, of 4 carriage-guns and 10 pamphlet, and bring in an overture upon

swivels, brought into the Downs.

By two floops : A small French privateer, no the whole to the next meeting of preso bigger than a longboat, carried into Portsmouth. bytery A vote was then stated, Approve of the above overture, for dismill

By privateers, &c. ing the process; or, Appoint a committee?

By the Harlequin : A Martinico Tip, carried It carried Apprové; and the presbytery into Antigua. accordingly dismissed the procefs. Two * By the Johnson of New York, and the minifters diflented.

of Antigua, Higgins : A French fhip of 24 guns and 60 men, from Marseilles, with wine, foap,

oil, brandy, &c. reckoned to be worth 10,000 l. Captures, &c. by British men of war, &c.

carried into St Kitts. the St Alban's : The Prince of Conti,

By the Onslow of Jersey: A ship of 300 tuns, Lilbon.

Guernsey By the Diligence sloop: The Swan, a priva- The St Vincent, from Cape François for Bour

By the Baltimore of Corke, Crookfhanks : teer of Calais, of 6 carriage-gups and so mén, deaux, taken; and the Czar of Muscovy, Wilcarried into Portsmouth. By the Porcupine sloop: A French privateer

fon, from Virginia for London, retaken, sent of 10 guns and 150 men, brought into the

to Virginia. Downs.

By the" Tartar, Shaw: A Martinico mip, of By the Hazard floop: A French privateer of 300 tuns, To guns, and 33 men, with 316 8 carriage-guns, besides swivels, and 45 men, Sally, Legroffe, from Malaga for Yarmouth, carried into Gosport.is

with wine, oil, and fruit, retaken. By the Fire-drake floop : The Post-boy, a snow privateer of Murlaix, of 10 guns, carried

By the Kirke of "Guernsey: The Fanny, into Plymouth

Smith, from Yarmouth for Leghorn, retaken, By the Dunkirk, Capt. Howe: The Prince de carried into Falmouth. Soubize, a privateer of 14 carriage-guns, to fwi- French ship of 200 tuns

, from France for the

By the Peggy of New York, Haddon A vels, and upwards of 100 men, carried into West Indies, sent into Rhode INand. Portsmouth. This was the privateer that, engaged the Dispatch Noop, when Capt. Holburne was

By the Eagle of London: A brigantine from mortally wounded. [xviii. 569.]

Gnardaloupe for Nantz, carried into Falmouth. By the Aldborough: The Duke de Penthie- about yo tuns, with groceries, from Cherburg

By the Alderney, Oliver: A French floop of vre, a privateer of 12 carriage-gnns, brought in- for Roan, brought into Portland road. 199433 to the Downs.

By the Tartar, Capt. Lockhart: The Prince de Soubize, from Martinico, with sugar and

Captures,' &c. by the French.ro coffee, carried into Dartmouth; a French priva- THE Eleanor, Gray, from Campvere for the teer of 18 guns fix-pounders, and 180 men, isle of Man; the John and, Jane, with four carried into Falmouth; and the Mount Osizer, the John and Anne, with salmon; the Thomas a privateer of 20 guns ninc-pounders, carried in- and David, Johnson, with barley; the Jane and to Plymouth. This last had the assurance to Annc, Leslic, from Bamff for Campvere ; and board the Tartar sword-in-hand after she had the Two Brothers, Matthifon, from Sunderland struck her colours; but, according to the old for Holland; all carried into Calais. saying, caught a tartar, having 36 men killed in The Young Race-horse, Scurlock, from Newthe attempt, besides many wounded.

foundland for Oporto; the Prince George of By the Badger floop: A French dogger pri: Bristol, Darby, from Newfoundland; the Sevateer of about 6 carriage guns, taken; and a vern, Rawlins, from Virginia for London; the Spanish snow which the privateer had taken with Lewis, Bean, from Barbadoes for London; and in three miles of Dover, retaken.

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the Moburg, from Londonderry; all taken by Almos, from Lisbon for London; the Forth, privateers of, or carried into Bayonne.

Brown, with 300 hogsheads tobacco, from Vir The Hougwart, Martin, from North Yar- ginia for Leith; and the Rebecca, Bartlett, from mouth for Liverpool; the Rebecca, Bonfield, Philadelphia for Barbadoes. from Cape Fear for Hull; and the John and Mary, Serjeant , from Little Bampton for Lont house, London, Feb. 10. for the benefit of the

A subscription was opened at Lloyd's coffeedon; all carried into Boulogne. The Little John, Honeyburn, from Denia, rible privateer, and for the widows of those brave

widow of Capt. Death, commander of the Tercarried into Rochelles The Anne and Elisabeth, Turner, from Wey. On the 23d of December be engaged the Grand

men who loft their lives in his defence [53.]. month for London ; the Tryton and the Henese, Alexander, from St Domingo bound to Nanız, with corn; the Friendship, with butter and hides; the Earl of Holdernesse, Stainfon, from Valen- after a smart fight of iwo hours and a half, in

a ship of 400 tims, 22 guns, and 100 men ; and tia, and the Good Intent, Thornton, from Se- which Capt. Death's brother and fixteen of his ville, both for London ; the Margaretta, Hambley, with falt , ginger, &c. from Liverpool for hands on board. In convoying his prize (which

men were killed, he took 'ber, and put forty London; and the Swan, Peacock, from Yar

was very valuable) to England, the Vengeance mouth for Chefter; all carried into Havre-de

privateer, of St Malocs, of 36 guns and 360 men, grace.

bore down, Dec. 28. and retook the prize : The Elisabeth and the Demontaur, with corn, then the Vengeance and the prize both attacked ike Mary and Elisabeth, Bulh, from London for the Terrible, the being between them, and phot Plymouth; and the Counters of Murray, Roxburgh, from Dundec for Bilboa; all carried into away her mainmast the first broadfide; and af

ter the most desperate and bloody engagement Dieppe.

ever known, for one hour and a half, in which The Hardy, Favier, from New York for

M. Bourdas the French captain, his second, and Amsterdam, carried into St Maloes. Thę William, Clarke, from Falmouth for his officers, and the major part of his crew, were

two thirds of his crew, Capt. Death, almost all Leghorn; the Mary, Thompson, from Yar- all killed, to the amount of near 400 ou both mouth for ditto; the Jane and Catherine, Halides, the Terrible was taken, and carried into gan, from Yarmouth for Naples; the Anne and St Malocs, in a fhattered, frightful, and bloody Catherine, Hipson, from Falmouth for ditto; condition, having no more than twenty-six of the Virgin, for Gibraltar; the Tuscany, Go- the crew feft alive on board, Sixteen of whom had dard, from Messina for London; the Anna:Ca. loft legs or arms, and the other ten were mostly therina, from Yarmouth; and the William,

wounded.
Clarke, from ditto; all carried into Marseilles.
The Langford, Jubber, from Barbadoes for

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The Black Jock, Stubbs, from London and Feb. 17. A Thon delivered to do some

T London, the Lady of Lord CranGambia for Barbadoes; the Austin, Home, from P. S. Mareb 1. At London, the Lady of Liverpool for ditto ; the Schemer, Nichols, Lord Cathcart, of a daughter. from the Windward coast, with 132 Naves; and 4. At Edinburgh, the Countess of Leven, of the Elisabeth, Morris, from, Gibraltar for the

a daughter. West Indies; all carried into Martinico. The Carolina, Doleman, from Bristol for Ja

DE А т maica, carried into Grandillos.

Dec. 22. 1756. At Conftantinople, aged about The Seville frigate, Martin, from Yarmouth, 42, Sultan Mehemet, eldeft son of the late Suland the Annandale, Durrie, from Chester, both can Achmet, heir-apparent of the Ottoman for Naples, carried into Baia; but ordered to throne. He was bwied the same day. He has Naples, in order to have it decided whether they left four brothers. are good prizes, having been taken two miles Fan. 9. At Paris, aged 99 years 11 months from land.

and 12 days, M. Bernard le Bouges de FonteThe Maria, Grant, from New York for Lon- nelle, Dean of the French'academy, of the royal don, drove ashore on the French coast.

academies of belles lettres and sciences, and felTaken, but ransomed: The Jean of Gor- low of the royal societies of London and Berlin. doníton, Nicol, from Aberdeen for Norway, for At Knockall, in the county of Roscommon, 100 l; and the John and Mary of Sandwich, Ireland, aged 138, William Sharply. He workValder, with flous, for Newcastle, for 250 guineas. ed at lath-making till about fix wecks before his

Taken, but whither carried not mentioned : death, and was remarkable, until then, for carThe Diamond, Stone, of 150 tuns, with gro- rying a log of an uncommon bulk to his place of ceries, from London for Topfham ; a New York work. privateer of 10 gups and 102 men; the Owners Feb. 5. At Penryn, Cornwall, aged 144, Goodwilly Cottrell

, from London, and the Sa- John Effingham. He was born in the reign of inuel, Wild, from Newcaftle, both for Gibral- James of very poor parents, and was bred up tar; the Neptune, Parks; the Friendship, as a labourer. Before the revolution he was Brown, from Cork for Lifbon; the St Anna, preffed, and served under Lord Feversham. Af

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ter that he ferved under Marshal Schomberg, was Leighton, Hedworth Lambton, Lord Robert
present at the battle of the Boyne, and was fome Manners, John Mostyn, Edward Pole, Johor
time after made a corporal. He continued a Waldegrave, Peregrine Thomas Hopfon, and
foldier all Q. Anne's reign, and was at the battle of Edward Cornwallis, to be Majors-General of his
Blenheim, where he loft an eye, and most of his Majesty's forces.
teeth, by the bursting of a mulket. He served 16. -to appoint Thomas Pownall, Esq; (Lieu-
likewise in K. George I.'s reign; but being then tenant-Governor of New Jersey), to be Captain-
discharged the service, he retired to Penryn, General and Governor in Chief of the Maijachu-
and worked as a labourer; but for the last thirty fet's Bay in New England, in the room of Wil-
years he had lived on charity. It is remarkable, liam Shirley, Esq;
he was never ill for the last forty years. The
reason he gave for his living so long, was: When

Taken from other papers, &c.
young, he never drank any fpirituous liquors; Hon. Horatio Walpole, Efq; Steward of his
when old, he rose summer and winter before fix, Majesty's Children hundreds of Stoke, Desborough,
went to the next field, cut up a turf, and smelt and Bonenham, Bucks.
to his mother earth for some time, used constant Mr Samuel Charteris, writer in Edinburgh,
exercise, and very seldom eat meat. He was to Register of Seizures in the Customs in Scotland,
the last very chearful, and walked ten miles about in the room of Mr William Gray, deceased.
a week before his death.

Borgard Mitchelson, Colonel-Commandant ; 5. At Haverfordwelt, Wales, in the 3 ift year George Williamson and Thomas Desaguliers, of his age, Lt-Col. Charles Owen of Col. Tho- Lieutenant-Colonels ; John Chalmers and Thomas Murray's foot.

mas Flight, Majors; and Jacob Gregory and 10. Capt. William Montague, brother to the Samuel Stretchy, Captains, in the royal train of Earl of Sandwich.

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the 17th regiment of foot, late Maj.-Gen. Rich14. At Dublin, Maj.-Gen. Edward Richbell, bell's. Colonel of the 17th regiment of foot.

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18. At Řeading, Simon Fanshaw, Efq; a Newcastle; Charles Lucas, of the Medway floop; Rear-Admiral on half-pay.

Capt. Boyle, of the Crown ftoreship;

Capt. Scroope, 20. At his seat of Elphinston, Stirlingshire, who assisted in the defence of St Philip's, of ibé Charles Elphinston, Lord Elphinson.

Coventry, of 24 guns, a new ship; Capt. Kane, 20. At London, Lady Margaret Grant, wife of the Shark poop; and Lieut. Schomberg, of a of Sir Ludovick Grant of Grant, and daughter of schooner called the Gibraltar's prize. the Earl of Findlater and Seafield.

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