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must retire. They tell us, that it is not South CAROLINA,
dated Sept. I. at Lisbon alone, that the Jesuits find there had been exported from that their credit leffened; at which some ex- town, of the country.produce, fince press their surprise, because they had Nov. 1, 1756, Barrels of rice 54,150, great influence in the ministry ; while half-barrels 3700, bags 579, butts 38, Others intimate their fufpicions, that what hogsheads 5 ; pounds of indigo 757,016; has happened is owing to the practices hogsheads of skins 281, bundles 103, of the society at Paraguay in South A. tierce 1, barrels 2, loose 823 ; barrels merica. [xvii. 607. xviii. 461.] of pitch 5067 ; of common tar 2120 ;
Some Wight shocks of an earthquake of green tar 397; of turpentine 339; were felt at Lisbon and in the adjacent of pork 443 ; of beef 86; bushels of places on the oth of October and the corn 7327; of pease 6335 ; fides of i1th of November; and at Cascaes, and leather 4560 ; shingles 665,100; ftaves all its neighbourhood, shocks were felt 91,747 ; feet of scantling, plank, and daily for fome time.
ENGL A N D.
The royal assent was given to the fol. were felt along the coast of Normandy million ; and to the rest, Dec. 23. by the
lowing bills ; to the first, Dec. 9. by comand Britany in France. Preceding
King. some of them a hollow subterranean noise was heard, not unlike the roaring the last feffion of parliament, for prohibiting the
An a& for continuing certain laws made in of thunder at a distance. The sea, in exportation of corn, malt, meal, Aour, bread, many parts on the coast, was observed biscuit, and starch ; and for prohibiting the mato be very much agitated. Little da• king of low wines and spirits from wheat, bar. mage was done ; but such a terror was ley, malt, or any other fort of grain, or from Spread, that many of the inhabitants meal or four ; and to allow the transportation of
wheat, barley, oats, meal, and four, to the isle of fled to the inland towns for safety.
Man, for the use of the inhabitants there ; and On the 8th of November, M. de la for reviving and continuing an act made in the Clue put to sea from Toulon, with a fame session, for discontinuing the duties upon squadron of fix men of war of the line corn and flour imported, and upon corn, grain, and three frigates. Its destination was meal, bread, biscuit, and four, taken from the variously talked of, but in fact was not and Aour into G. Britain and Ireland, in neutral
enemy; and to permit the importation of corn known by the public. According to thips; and to authorise his Majesty, with the adlate accounts, it had put into Malaga vice of his privy council, to order and permit the in Spain, and Adm. Osborne was watch. exportation of such quantities of the commodiing at and about Gibraltar, with a British ties aforesaid as may be necessary for the fuftensquadron, in order to prevent its get- of those of his Majesty's allies, acting in support
tation of any forces in the pay of G. Britain, or ting into the ocean.
of the common cause; and to prohibit the payOn the 23d of November, the Count ment of any bounty upon the exportation of any de la Mothe's fleet from Louisburg, of the faid commodities to be made during the consisting of:6 men of war of the line, continuance of this act.
[The acts to prohibit the exportation of corn, and a ship of 50 guns as an hospital, ar.
&c. and the making of spirits from grain, &c. rived at Brest.
[151.255. & xviii. 583.) are continued till the Col. Yorke, the British minister at the 24th of December 1758; and the act to disconHague, presented to the States Ge- tinue the duties upon corn, &c. imported, or NERAL, Nov. 28. a memorial, couch- taken from the enemy (57.] is revived, and to ed in very strong terms, in order to ex- the clauses, allowing the exportation of 2500
be in force till the said 24th of December 1758; cite their attention to the consequences quarters, to be exported, cne moiety from of Ostend and Nieuport being in the Southampton, and the other from Exeter, to hands of the French, in violation of the the isle of Man, and allowing the importation of 14th article of the treaty of Utrecht, and corn and four into G. Britain and Ireland in ships the ift article of the barrier-treaty.
belonging to any state in amity with his Maje
fty [60. 61.), are re-enacted ; and, in case of According to letters from Charleftown, caigency, the King, with the advice of his privy
foon fter-ge time it fellor. ginally be acil reserve tion. ly quale liament houses fone a a sorpri tical kn argume
and ad lightni and for it smo opposit praise ed con uncona and his tereft a
council, is impowered, during the continuance The Earl of Warrington gave the
, acting in support of the common cause, ham in Cheshire, Nov. 28. 1757.
are now very great, as well thro' act received the royal assent two days before the the scarcity of work, as the high price expiration of the former act to prohibit distilla- of corn, which has been, and still is, tion, the London distillers could not resume their artificially kept up, by the policy of business. The commissioners of excise at Edin- farmers, and dealers in corn, four, and pafled, issued orders for its being forthwith inti- meal, to the great oppression of the pamated to the distillers all over Scotland ; many blic, and more especially of the lower of whom had set to work early on Monday ranks of people, who are obliged to buy Dec. 12. According to a letter from Glasgow, all their bread, or bread.corn, at the 10,000 bolls of grain and meal had been consu- shops on the worst terms; therefore I med by the disillers in that city and neighbourhood before the intimation reached them.]
recommend it to all my farmers and teAn act for continuing and granting to his Ma- nants, who have any corn or other eat. jesty certain duties upon malt, mum, cyder, and ables to dispose of, that they gradually perry, for the service of the year 1758. thresh up their corn, supply the wants of
An act for granting an aid to his Majesty, by their poor neighbours, and afterwards a land-tax [4 s. in the pound] to be raised in G. bring what they have to spare to be sold Britain, for the service of the year 1758, and for inforcing the payment of the rates to be affell in the public markets on reasonable ed upon Somerset-house in the Strand.
terms; which I hope will be a means to An act for allowing the importation of such filence and put a stop to all future riots fine Italian organzine filk into this kingdom, from and disturbances : and such of my farmers any port or place whatsoever, as fhall have been and tenants as shall disoblige me in this Thipped on or before the day therein mentioned. reasonable request, are not to expect any
And to one private bill.
more favour from me.
WARRINGTON. Sir John Mordaunt, met at the cockpit,
In the beginning of December was Dec. 14. and proceeded to the trial [626.] caught, by angling, in the Severn, near
The Admirals Hawke and Bofcawen, Worcester, a falmon weighing fifty-two with several men of war, from the bay, pounds, and measuring in length a yard arrived at Portsmouth, Dec. 15. A con- and five inches. fiderable squadron is left in the bay.
About the same time was taken in At a fale at London, in the beginning Gravesend-reach, an eel, weighing fortyof December, of the late Mr Simon's col. fix pounds, and measuring five feet and a lection of coins, the following scarce ones half in length, and two feet three inches sold as under, viz.
round. When opened, five mackerel A silver groat of K. Richard III.
L. 8 10
were found in its stomach. A silver penny and half-groat of Ed.IV. 3 5 Two silver pennies of K. John
They write from Aberswyth in North A Queen Anne's farthing
Wales, that lately a large grampus drove A small gold Greek coin of Matilda
out of the sea upon the beach near twenA silver half-groat of Edward the Black ty yards from the water, and remained Prince
o there till the inhabitants secured and kill. A silver penny of Henry I.
o ed him, which was done with great difMr Sheridan, manager of the theatre. ficulty and danger. He measured uproyal at Dublin, fent lately over to Lon- wards of forty feet, and produced twenty don a gold medal, of the value of ten hogsheads of oil. guineas at lealt, as a present to the Rev. Mr Home, author of Douglas, with an A CHARACTER of Mr Sec. Pitt. inscription, acknowledging
his great me. From Smoliet's history of England, vol. 4. with sit, in having enriched the Englih kage WILLIAM Punt; Efqs was appoint,
P.S. TE the Pri Knigh
jelly'sh Master of
soon promoted to the place of payma The procession was from the Prince's chamster.general of the forces ; at the same ber through old palace-yard to the south-east
door of Westminster-abbey. At the entrance time the King declared him a privy counsellor. This gentleman had been ori. attended by the choir, received the body, and felí
within the church, the Dean and Prebendaries, ginally designed for the army, in which into the procession just before the Officer of Arms he actually bore a commission; but fate who preceded the Lord Steward and Lord Chamreserved him for a more important fta- berlain; and fo proceeded into K. Henry VII.'s tion. In point of fortune, he was bare. chapel
, where the body was deposited on tref
fels, the head towards the altar; the coronet and ly qualified to be elected member of par. cushion being laid upon the coffin, and the canoliament, when he obtained a seat in the py held over it; the ladies of the bedchamber, house of Commons, where he soon out, andi bedchamber-women, placing themselves at fhone all his compatriots. He displayed the head of the corpse; and others on each side. a surprising extent and precision of polic being read by the Dean, the corpse was deposited
The part of the service before the interment tical knowledge, an irresistible energy of in the vault, the Dean having the Subdean on argument, and such power of elocution, his right hand, and Garter on his left, standing as ftruck his hearers with astonishment at the lower end of the opening of the vault. and admiration. It Aashed like the The corpfe being interred, the Dean went on lightning of heaven against the ministers with the office of burial : which ended, Garter and sons of corruption, blafting where King of Arms proclaimed her Royal Highness's
style, which ended the ceremony. it smote, and withering the nerves of The procession began about ten in the evening, opposition, But his more fubftantial At eight o'clock St Paul's bell began to toll; praise was founded upon his disinterest. and at ten the Park and Tower guns began to fire, ed conduct, his incorruptible heart, his and fired every minute till the funeral was over. unconquerable spirit of independence, and his invariable attachment to the in
A copy of her Royal Highness's will. tereft and liberty of his country. I
Leave my lifter Amelia all I have in posses
cepting these few legacies. To my dear fifter P.S. The ceremonial of the private interment of Anne, an enamelled case, and two bottles of the the Princess CAROLINE, Jan. 5.
same forti To my dear Gister Mary, my emeKnight Marshal's men, with black staves, rald set with diamonds, and the brilliant drops two and two.
hanging to it, and my ruby ring with the Queen's Officers belonging to her late Royal Highness. hair. To my dear sister Louise, my diamond Pursuivants at Arms.
ear-rings, and all my rings. To my brother Heralds at Arms.
William, my enamelled watch. This is my last Vice-Chamberlain of his Majesty's household. will, writ with my own hand. St James's Comptroller of his Ma-, Treasurer of his Ma. April 18. 1741., jesty's household. jesty's household. Witness
his Majesty. G. L. Teissier.
The Princess Amelia was accordingly sworn Majesty's household. Majesty's household. fole executrix before George Harris, Doctor of *Clarencieux King of
Laws, Jan. 3.
IRÉ LA N D.
Extract of a letter from Dublin, Dec. 3.
“ In compliance with your desire, I Covered with a black velvet pall,
here send you an account of the difadorned with eight escutcheons, ferent messages that followed upon the and under a canopy of black vel resolutions of Nov. 1. [609.] relative svet; supported by eight Gentle
to pensions. men-Uhers.
On the gth, application was made to
Usher. of Arms, with his rod. Ulher.
Grace would be attended, in order to give
an answer, when he would transmit
the Yeomen of the guard, to close the procesion. resolutions to be laid before his Majesty,
pursuant to the defire of the house. liament, by depriving the subjects of
On the 11th, Mr Secretary Rig by the parliamentary means of laying their acquainted the house, that his Grace grievances before the crown: And the would be attended the day following, at question being put, upon a division, those two o'clock.
for the adjournment carried it by a ma. The i 2th, the house, with Mr Speak- jority of twenty-one voices, 85 to 64. er, attended the Lord Lieutenant ; who In consequence of the foregoing quewas pleased to give the following answer, ftion, on the 15th, Mr Secretary inviz.
formed the house, that he was com• • The matter contained in those re. manded by his Grace the Lord Lieute. folutions is of so high a nature, that I nant to acquaint the house, that their re. cannot suddenly determine whether it folutions of the ist instant November, be proper for me to transmit them to his should be forthwith transmitted to his Majesty."
Majesty. On the Speaker's return, the answer Had not this message been delivered being reported, Mr Secretary moved, to the house, it is hard to guess at the that the same should be entered in the consequences that might have ensued ; journal of the house: which was imme. but the instant it was received, the house diately opposed, as not being explicit or proceeded on business, and the moneysatisfactory; and being debated, and bill
, granting the supplies to his Mathe question put, Mr Secretary appre. jesty, passed the same day, nemine con. hending the majority to be against the tradicente. motion, desired leave to withdraw it, The steadiness and resolution of the which prevented a division at that time. majority who attended the business of
On the 14th, the house being met, a their country on this occasion, cannot motion was made, that all orders not (fay their friends) be over-rated, and in proceeded on, should be adjourned to particular that Hon. Gentleman who the next day, the house not having re. now presides in the chair, immoveably ceived an answer from the Lord Lieu• fixed, not only to support his Majesty's tenant, relative to transmitting the reso- just prerogative, the dignity and privilutions of the Commons the ift of No. leges of parliament, but also the libervember, in respect to penfioners. ties and known rights of the people.”
Here the grand debate arose ; as those The following resolutions were re-
The several sums granted to these trustees, to be exempted from the payment of
17,000 To ditto, to be applied in erecting a pier in the bay of Bangor, in the county of Downe To the society for promoting English Protestant schools in Ireland, to build a nursery in
each province in the kingdom, for the reception of 100 children under six years of age,
To ditto, to enable them to perform their contracts, and for the use of the charter-schools
7000 To the governors of St Patrick's hospital, to enable them to provide furniture, and admit
a greater number of patients
Dublin, to finish the said building
tending the lying-in hospital in George's lane thirteen years, and superintending the new
hospital in Great Britain street nine years and a half To the trustees for carrying on the pier at Dunleary
5000 To William Deane, and Hugh White, and company, manufacturers of glass bottles, and
other glass wares, in Dublin, to enable them more effectually to carry on the said ma-
4000 To Jonathan Siffon, of Lucan, in the county of Dublin, linen-printer, to reimburse him
his expences in repeated trials to bring the manufacture of printed linen to a further
500 To Francis Ozier, of Dame street, Dublin, lilk-weaver, to enable him to carry on the
faid manufacture To Robert Randal, of Dublin, paper-maker, to enable him to carry on the said manu
facture To Robert Calderwood, goldsmith, and Joseph Weld, gold and silver lace maker, to en
able them to carry on the manufacture of gold and silver lace To William Byrne, damask-manufacturer, for his encouragement in that manufacture To Michael Macdaniel, paper-maker, to enable him to carry on the said manufacture To Thomas Wyse, Elq; upon his giving security that the fame Thall be expended in carrying on the copper, lead, brass, iron, and hard-ware manufactures in this kingdom
Also, That the supply granted to his ting thereof; that the ingrossers, fore& Majesty be asum not exceeding 116,8501. stallers, and regrators, are most perni10 s. jod.
cious enemies to fociety ; and that it is That the further supply granted to his the indispensable duty of the magistrates! Majesty, for the encouragement of Eng. to put the laws into execution, with the lish Protestant schools in this kingdom, utmost rigour, against all such offenders: be a sum not exceeding 1000 l. per an- and ordered an address to the Lord Lieunum, for two years, from June 24. 1758 tenant, to issue a proclamation, comto June 25. 1760.
manding the feveral magistrates to put That the further supply granted to his the laws in execution against them. Majesty, for the use of the governor and It appears by the custom-house books company for carrying on the cambrick- in Dublin, that on an average of seven manufacture in Dundalk, or elsewhere years past, there has been imported anin this kingdom, be a fum not exceed. nually from England to Ireland, corn to ing 1375 1.
the value of upwards of 350,000 1. A motion was made, and the question On the oth of December arrived at 33
put, to amend the first resolution, by Corke from Greenock, the transports expunging the words two years, and in- having on board the nine new-raised serting in their room the words three highland companies destined for Amemonths ; but it passed in the negative: rica. Advice was received at Corke on and that and all the rest of the resolu. the 12th, that one of the transports which tions were agreed to by the house. was milling, had got safe into Youghall.
On the 5th of December, the Commons ordered, that a committee should
SCOTLAND. bę appointed to inquire into the state and management of the revenue for twenty On the 15th of December was sold in years last past; the committee to be thir- the parliament-house, che estate of Langty-one in number, and to be chosen by ton and other subjects which belonged balloting
to Sir Alexander Cockburn decealed; And on the 15th they resolved, nem. the greatest judicial fale that has been con. That the exorbitant price of corn known. The lands lie all in the counis occafioned, not by scarcity, but by ty of Berwick; and were fet up at about the ingrossing, forestalling, and regra. twenty-three years purchase of the free VOL. XIX.