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The Lion, Ham, from Carolina, carried into Barfleur.

P R E F E R M E N T S. The Boscawen privateer of Guernsey, May Taken from the London Gazette. ger, carried into Nantz.

The Bella, Middleton, from Dublin for Vir The King has been pleased, ginia; the John and Joseph, Scott, from North May 7.-to grant anto Levett Blackborne, Carolina for London; and the Antelope, Bray. Efq; the office of Steward and one of the Judges of ley, from Waterford for Newfoundland; all car. the court of the palace of Westminster, in the room ried into Bayonne.

of John Cay, Érq; deceased. The Lady Fortune, Lomely; the Sydham 10.-to appoint the following gentlemen officers Merchant, Jackson; and the St George, Har. in the marine forces. man, all from Newcattle for Portsmouth; car Comp. sied into Havre-de grace.

123. Richard Devins, First Lieutenant. Taken, but ranfomed : The Elisabeth of Airth, 1. Thomas Griffith, Dick, from Portfoy for Bormwlioupuess, with

30. Edward Thompson, 600 bolls meal; the Elisabeth of Topsham, from

36. Archibald Douglas, Cadiz for Falmouth; the Charming Nancy,

40. Edward Wall, Fanning, from Maryland, for 10001; the 41. George Nairn, Second Lieutenants.

Williams, from Poole for Ph ladelphia, 42. John Clerk, for 200 guineas; the Hawe, Griffiths, from Ca 44. Stephen Page, solina for Bristol, for soo guineas; the William 48. George Aylett, of Aberdeen, Gibbons, from Leith for Aberdeen, 72. Brent Moore, for 150 guineas; the Modelty, Rocket, from 28.-to name and recommend Dr John ThoHalifax for Oporto, for 1200 guineas; and the mas, Bilhap of Peterborough, to be elecied Bishop Agreement, Fraser, for 230 1.

of Salisbury, in the room of Dr John Gilbert, Taken, but whither carried not mentioned: translated to the archiepiscopal set of York. The Lime of Toptham; the Italian Merchant, 19. Francis Vernon, Esq; was sworn a Clerk Davis, from Naples for London; the York, from in ordinary, and George Chetwynu, Esq; a Clerk Liverpool for New York; the Cæfar, from Che- in extraordinary, of the privy council. fter for Tinmouth; the Jewel

, Anthony, from Swanzey for Truro; the Eagle, Macfarlane,

Taken from other papers, &c. from London; and the Stapelton, Todd.

The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Chamberlain

of the Household, in the room of the Duke of MARRIAGE,

Grafton, deceased.
T Edinburgh, Sir George Sut-

Mr Hodges,

ceased. Miss Nanny Grant, second daughter of Lord Prestongrange.

John Campbell younger of Stonefield, Efq;

Collector of the Stamp-duties in Scotland.
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tered on his office in the beginning of April. May 8. At London, the Duchess of Grafton Maj. William Cunngham of Enterkine, a Cor deliveied of a daughter.

lonel in the foot guards, in the room of

Col. Mure-Campbell, member for Ayrshire, DEATH S.

Lieutenant-Colonel of Sackville's dragoons. May 2. At Lisbon, Abraham Castres, Efq; Commanders of men of war : Lieut. Rushworth, British envoy to the King of Portugal.

(of the Royal George), of the Happy floop, in the 12. At Dumfries, George Bell of Copheath, room of Capt. Burnet, made a post-captain ; Efq; merchant in that town.

Capt. Darley, of the Norwich; Capt. Taylor, of At Thionville, in the duchy of Luxemburg, the Seahorse; Lieut. John Elphiniton, for the France, Sir James Leslie of Pitcaple, Knight of Royal Sovereign), of the London hoop, of 14 the order of St Lewis, and a Major-General in guns, employed to convoy the Holland mails; the French service, in which he spent the greatest Capt. Baillie, of the Tartar's prize, of 28 guns ; part of liis life.

Capt. William Gordon, of the Princess Amelia; 15. At Aberdeen, in the 26th year of her age, Capt. Hughes, (of the Hind floop), of the Trident; Mrs Anne Scot, wife of Willian Urquhart of Capt. Gordon, of the Devonshire; Capt. Moore, Meldrum, Esq. leaving an only fon.

of ihe Cambridge; and Capt. Barker, of the Royal 22. At Glasgow, Dr Robert Dick, professor Anne. of natural philosophy in chat university.

New Members : Peter Burrell, for Welt 26. At London, Augustus Schuiz, Efq; keeper Looe, in the room of the Hon. William Noel, of the privy puife, and mailer of the robes, to now a judge; Capt. Howe, bro:her to Lord Howe, bis Majesty

for Clifton-Dartmouth-Hardness, in the room of 26. At Edinburgh, in the 68th year of his Walter Cary, deceased; and the Hon. Augustus age, Dr John Clerk, Physician in that city. John Hervey, for Bury St Edmunds, in the

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Proceedings of the POLITICAL CLUB, continued from p. 228.
The substance of several speeches made, Dec. 10. 1755, on the treaties with Rulli.com

and Hele-Cafjel. [xviii. 481.]
The speech of T. Genucius, wbo opened to propose what I think would be righe

rious confideration, I must take upon mo the debate.

for us to do upon an affair of such extraMr President,

ordinary importance. But I must first Have waited, for some time, ex- give my reasons for what I intend to pecting that the Noble Lord who conclude with, though I am far from moved for the order of this day, being so fully prepared as such a copious,

would have stood up to propose subject would require ; for, considering fomething in consequence of his former the number of paft transactions, and motion; but as he seems not to be in the length and variety of the treaties clined to offer any thing to the house with which the two treaties now under upon this occasion, and as I think the our confideration have a connection, I order of this day deserves our most se should have wished to have had a mucha VOL. XIX,

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longer time to consider them, in order brought here, but they did us very little to have brought my thoughts into a re. service; I even doubt if they wouli gular method, and to have explained, have fought, if we had happened to in the clearest and shortest manner, my have occasion for it : so that after reasons for that censure which these two our maintaining them here for some treaties to me appeared, at first view, time, they were sent home again safe to deserve. However, I shall do the and found, and well fed, and well paid. best I can; and if there should seem to Soon after which they left us, in the ve. be a little confuion in my way of ex. ry middle of the war, and when we had preffing myself, I hope your Lordships most occasion for their service. They will excuse it, on account of the little not only left us, but joined with our e. time I have had to prepare.

nemies against us. And we have now I shall begin, Sir, with allowing it less reason than ever to put any trust in to be highly probable, that we may foon them, considering whole power they be involved in a war against France, at are like very soon to fall under; the fea, and in America; but I cannot see power of a convert to Popery, who of any probability of our having an occa- course must be a bigot in that religion, Hon to involve ourselves in a war upon as we may judge from the experience the continent of Europe. The balance we had of our K. James II. Besides of power at land, that plausible pre- this, Sir, the very treaty itself furnish. tence formerly made use of for involving eth us with a ftrong reason for not bring, us in expensive alliances and bloody ing them again into this island, and e. wars, does not now seem to be in any ven for not lending them to Ireland, if danger ; even our good allies the Dutch we have any regard for our fellow-subdo not now seem to be in the least ap- jects in that kingdom. By the treaty prehensive of is: and as to the balance it is expressly ftipulated, that notwithof power at fea, it evidently depends standing their being in our service, and upon our exerting our whole strength in our pay, they shall Atill continue under on that element alone, and applying to the fole jurisdiction of his Moft Serene that purpose alone, all the money which Highness the Landgrave of Hesse-Cafe it is poffible for us to raise ; therefore sel; so that if any of them should mur. our engaging at this time in any expen- der or rob any of our people, we can five alliance upon the continent of Euneither try nor punish them by our owa rope, is not only unnecessary, but must laws or our own judges [xviii. 462. 563.). Jellen the probability, if not prevent the I cannot think any Englishman had the possibility, of our being successful in the penning of this article ; for an English. war we are now like to be engaged in ; man would surely have made an excepwhich is for the protection of our navi- tion as to any crimes they might com. gation, our commerce, and our colo- mit against his own countrymen: and a bies, nay, for the preservation of this time has been, when the passing of such very island itself. Can the Russians be an article under the great feal would not of any service to us in either of these re- have escaped with a bare censure. fpects ? scan the Hellians ?

Thus it must appear, Sir, that nei. As to the Rallians, Sir, from the ve- ther the Rullians nor the Hessians can ry treaty itself it appears, that they are be of any service, either for the protec. not designed for any such fervice: and tion of our commerce and colonies, or as to the Heffians, though they may by for the preservation of this ifland; and the treaty be brought over to this island, therefore I cannot comprehend why we or sent to Ireland, yet it is expressly fti- Ahould have entered into these treaties, pulated, that they shall not serve on or put ourselves to any such expence. board our fleet, or be sent to any of our Surely we are not going to form an arcolonies ; and as to their being brought my of mercenaries upon the continent, over hither, I hope never to see them in order to attack France by land. This again in this island. They were once would again bring us into a heavy war

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