Page images
[ocr errors]


[ocr errors]

heats and animofities amongst yourselves; disagreeable to the inhabitants of that colony, and to cultivate that spirit of harmony which that he was highly carefed there by the peobecomes those, who have but one common ple of every rank. CB obje&t in their view ; and which may be most very severe upon the present as well as the likely to give authority and efficacy to the preceding (h. Mr. B- -ke was difresult of your deliberations. Such a conduct fufive and uncommonly elegant; and in one on your part will, above all things, contribute part of his harangue, took off Sir Fto maintain, ia their proper lustre, the strength, N. -n in his manner and mode of exthe reputation, and the prosperity of this pression, as he did likewise L-d.N country ; to Atrengthen the attachment of my At length the question being put, it pailed in subjects to that excellent constitution of go- the negative, and the A- is was agreed vernment, from which they derive such dif- to without the proposed amendment. tinguished advantages ; and to cause the firm

January 11. reliance and confidence, which I have in the The following is a true Copy of the Bristol wisdom of my Parliament, as well as in their Petition, which was presented to his Ma. zeal for the true interest of my people, to be jefty, at St. James's, by the undernamed jutiked and approved both at home and a- Gentlemen, viz, Sir William Codrington, broad.

Bart. Richard Hippilley Cox, Eig; Mr. Hen. The following is his Majesty's molt gra. ry Cruger, and Mr. Samuel Span. cious Answer to the Address from the Right To the KING's I loft Excellent Majesty, Hon. the House of Peers.

The humble Petition of the Citizens of BrilMy Lords,

tol in Guildhall assembled, July 25, 1769. I thank you for this affectionate and loyal Moft Gracious Sovereign, address. Your resolution to enter immedi- WE your Majesty's moit dutiful and loyal ately into the confideration of such measures subjects the citizens of Bristol, having ever 8 may beft secure us against the spreading of been distinguished for our affectionate and the distemper among the horned cattle, affords zealous attachment to the illuftrious House of me great satisfaction.

Brunswick, and feeling the highest regard for I have strong reliance on your determina- the person of our beloved Sovereign, beg leave, tion to give me every assistance in your power with all humility which becomes us as British to fupport my government in America, subjects, and with all the confidence which

Your assurances of duty and loyalty to. integrity and a love of liberty inspire, to lay wards me, and your resolution to cultivate before your Majesty some of those grievances harmony among yourselves, give me very fin- and oppressions which your people have luf. cere plealure.

fered from the despotic measures of thole who The following is his Majesty's most gra- have been intrusted with the Administrativa cious Answer to the Address of the Honour- of your Majesty's Government. able House of Commons :

It is with inexpreflible griet we find our. • Gentlemen,

selves under the disagreeable neceflity of in'I return you my fincere thanks for your terrupting your Majełty's repose, by imploring loyal and dutiful address, I fee with great your royal attention to our many grievances ; pleasure the continuance of that zeal and but the duty we owe your Majelly-ourpublic spirit, which I have always experienced felves-and our pofterity-constrains us to it. from my faithful Commons, in the ailurances We have long beheld, with the deepest you give me of paying an carly attention to concern, a set of Ministers obnoxious to the the important objects recommended to your people, and who have given the strongest confideration, My interests and those of my proofs of their holding principles incompati. people muft ever be the same; and, in pursu: ble with freedom ; attempting to deftroy that ing such measures as are most conducive 10 Constitution which feated your Majesty's antheir seal happiness, you will give to me the cestors, of immortal memory, on the throne of trueft and mot acceptable teftimony of your these kingdoms, and endeavouring to subvert attachment to my person and government." those sacred laws which our renowned forefa

In a certain political club on Tuesday night, thers established at the expence of their blood, a motion was made for an amendment to the and left us as our noblert inheritance. Ass, by adding, “That they would also These men, in direct opposition to every in due time take into consideration the com- duty they owe their God, their King, and plaints and grievances of the people ;' which their fellow-subjects, unawed by the just reproduced much oppoGtion from Sir F. Sentment of an injured people, have mod N-,Led B -n, and L-Nh; wantonly sported with our invaluable right of this metion being supported by C-B-e, trial by jury. Mr. Beke, and Mr.

GG- -lle, They have punished a subject without trial,

in examining the remarks and confined him in prison until he shall an. bat had been made upon that part of the Swer interrogatories iending to accute him

h, relative to the colonies, observed, felf. that LdB-t's appointment for the go-. They have wantonly spilled the blood of wernment of Virginia was so far from being your Majesty's faithful and innocent subjects,



by the unconditutional introduction of a mi

January 16. Jitary forcc, whereby the civil magistracy hath The seals we are informed were demanded been brought in disrepute.

on Friday last, but refused to be given up till They have prostituted your Majesty's name a more formal request was made, from a cerand authority to sanctify ihese barbarous acts. cain quarter, which was accordingly done. *They have screened murderers from the

January 18. Just punishment due to their crimes, a Pay- Yetterday the House of Commons met purmaster fiom rendering an account of millions fuant to their last adjournment, and received of the public money, alienated the affections a letter from Sir John Cust, their Speaker, or our American brethren, ruined our manu- fignifying that on account of his ill state of factures by invidiously imposing and establish- health, he was unable to discharge that office ing the most impolitic and unconftitutional any longer. taxations and regulations in your Majesty's

Jancary 22. colonies, permitted men to enjoy places of ho- From the LONDON GAZETTE, pour and trust, who are disqualified by the At the Court at the Queen's House, the 17th known laws of the land. - And not content

of January, 1770, present, with these daring violations of the rights of The KING's Moft Excellent MAJESTY thic people, they have at length wrested from

in Council. us, in the croft arbitrary manner, the sacred His Majesty in Council was this day pleased right of election, and have thereby overturned to deliver the Great Seal to the Right Hon. the very foundation of British liberty. Charles Yorke, Esq; who was thereupon, by Royal Sir,

his Majesty's command, sworn of his MaThere are grievances with which your jesty's most honourable Privy-council, and faithful people are oppreffes, and with which likewise Lord High Chancellor of Great Briour minds have been long agitated. We tain, and accordingly took his place at the fought Parliamentary redress, but the base and Board. unworthy conduct of your Majesty's Mini- St. James'?, January 18. The King has sters, who have exerted their utmoft efforts to been pleased to grant unto the Right Hon. conceal the fears and apprehenfions of your Charles Yorke, Esq; Lord High Chancellor people, have blasted our pleasing expectations of Great Britain, and the heirs male of his We have now no other resource, under God, body lawfully begotten, the dignity of a Baron but fin your Majesty; therefore with the ut- of Great Britain, by the name, ftile, and title, most affection and humility, we throw our. of Lord Morden, Baron of Morden, in the Telves at your royal feet, besecching your county of Cambridge. Majesty to take this our humble petition into The following account is said to be authen. your royal consideration, and to grant us re- tic · Lord Morden, the late Lord Chancellor dress of those intolerable grievances, by (lince Lord Cambden's removal was deterbringing to a frict account thore evil Coun

mined on) received hourly invitations from Hellors and servants who have endeavoured to the Ministry to accept the seals; which he deceive their royal master, abufed the public not only declined, but assured several Memtrust, violated the freedom of our Conftitution, bers in the opposition (particularly Lord Rockand pursued those deitructive measures which ingham) hat he never would, or could, on tend only to alienate ih: affections of your terms which he could not but look on as deMajesty's faithful people.

rogatory to his particular fentiments, as well By such gracious conc'uct, your Majesty as the interef of his country. On Wednesday will establish your empire in the hearts of all morning last he received a particular message, your subjects, and restore to a distracted peor immediately from his M

- y, defiring ple that peace and unanimity, which is as ef- his attendance at the Queen's palace, and sential to your Majesty's happiness, as it is to there was so warmly follicited by him in pe: the happinefs of your loyal subjects,

fon, that unable to withstand such repeated re

quisitions, he aflented. On his way home he Besides the above, petitions have been also called at Lord Rockingham's, when meeting prel nied to his Majesiy, from York, Devon- several Members in the oppofition, he told mire, Derbyshire, Gļ ucestershire, Wiltshire, them what had happened, at which they one Hereforcfhire, the county of Cornwall, So- and all upbraided him, in such poignant merfeithire, Liverpool, and Morpeth. terms, with his infidelity, that he was instantly

Monday morning a little after fix o'clock, taken ill; from whence he was immediately a estrile fire broke out in the back thop of removed to his own houte, where he contiMon, Johnson and Payne, booksellers, in nued so till Saturday evening, when he died. Duternoster-row, which spread with the The Duke of Grafton being informed of this greatest rapidity, and foon consumed that circumstance, about eight o'clock the fame brute; Mr. Upton's, broker, which was for- evening, he, with Lord Weymouth, and lemerly the Castle tavern; Mr. Cuck's, prin- veral others at the head of Administration, ger, in Paternoster-row ; Mrs. Bateman's į immediately waited on his M. and greatly damaged several others; it burnt when it was there resolved, that the feals fo extremely furous, that it feemed to threaten thould not be personally disposed of till atto the whole ncighbourhood.

the ensuing terme S

January 23,

armed, and went with their servants in pure Yesterday the Hon. House of Commons suit of them to different parts, and secured proceeded to the choice of a Speaker in the some of them; one of the villains thereupon room of Sir John Cuft, Bart. who has re. confessed the whole, and that they were thirSigned; when Sir Fletcher Norton and Tho. tecn in number; and, that they were all mas Townsend, Esq; were proposed, and Sir hired by the said William Williams to murder Fletcher Norton was made choice of on a di. Mr. Powell, and not to rob the; house. This vifion, 2 37 against 121; majority 116. William Williams, in August 1765, went

Wefminfter, Jan. 22. The Lord Mans- with Mr. Powell's wife, and took her, and field, who had by virtue of a commision un- her children from the boarding school to der the great feal, been appointed to supply London; and Mr. Powell was obliged to apthe place of Lord Chancellor or Lord Kee:er ply to the Court of Kirg's-Bench for a Hain the House of Peers, took his place this day beas Corpus to get at his children ; and, accordingly.

by the recommendation of the Court, al. His Majesty, having constituted Sir Sidney lowed her a tool. per annum for a separate Stafford Sinythe, Knight, one of the Barons of maintenance. This Williams laid leveral his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, the Hon. schemes in order to take away Mr. Powell's Henry Bathurst, Esq; one of the Justices of life, atempted to shoot him leveral times ; his Majesty's Court of Common-pleas, and the villians met on the seventh in Charles Şir Richard Afton, Knight, one of the Juf. David Morgan's house, and continued there tices of his Majesty's Court of King's-bench, till they went the following evening to murLords Comżništioners for the custody of the der Mr. Powell. After the act was donc, great seal, was this day pleased in Conncil tu Williams declared he would soon polless him.. deliver to them the great feal of Great-Bri- felt' of Mr. Powell's fortune. I: was much tain ; and, the said Lords Commissioners did to be feared that many more were concerned. thereupon take the oath of allegiance and One of the villains was dispatched by Wil. Supremacy, and also the oaths as Lord Com. liams that very night, to inform Mrs. Powa miffioners for the custody of the great scal. ell's brother with what was done, and ordered

We hear from Carmarthen, that on Mon. him to come and take poffeffion of the estate; day the 8th instant, William Williams, of but Mr. Powell having made a will, and apthe town of Llandovery, mercer, together pointed guardians over his children, their with twelve other persons, disguised in wag. scheme was defeated. goners frocks, and armed with pistols, swords,

January 26. cutlasses, and cased tucks, came to the dwel. It having been represented to the King, ling house of William Powell, of Glanareth, that there are, at this time, several deserters in the county of Carmarthen, Esg; and from the different corps in his Majesty's knocked at the back door ;- upon its being fand service; that, by an offer of his Maopened, William Williams and two of the jesty's gracious pardon, they might be induced villians rushed into the parlour (whilst others io return to their duty; and that such an infood centry at the kitchen door with drawn ftance of his royal clemency might have a duc sword and pistols) where Mr. Powell was influence upon their future behaviour; his fitting with three of his neighbours, and im- Majesty has been graciously pleased to grant mediately stabbed him in nine different parts' his free pardon to all deserters from his land of his body till his bowels came out, cut off forces, under particular limitations and conhis nose, and almost one of his hands; the' ditions. people who were with him were so frighten

January 27. ed, that they made no refiftance, but imme- Dublin, Jan. 16. Yefterday being guar. diately run out; the assassins then retreated ter day of ihe guild of merchants, Dublin, without attempting to hurt any other person. the following resolutio were agreed to: The following day several persons followed Resolved unanimously, That it is not only their footsteps in the snow, and took particu. the undoubted riglat, but highly becoming and lar notice of the impression and size of their of public utility for all Members of a free fhoes, the villians avoided all houses and paths, State, and more especially bedies corporate, to and went over bags, and moraises and moun.. attend to and occalionally declare their sense tains for about four computed miles, till they of public measures. came by the house of one Charles David Resolved unanimously, That it is the duty Morgan; but, being tracked no farther, he of conftituents to inftruct their Representas was taken up and brought before the coroner, tives in every matter of national concern. where he gave a fair account of himself; but Resolved, That the late fudden prorogation one of bis moes being taken off, and agreeing of the Pa liament of this kin dom was un.. in fize with one of the impresions taken no- timely, inasmuch as it has irapedco the progress tice of in the snow, he was committed on of many now, and prevented the revival of fufpicion, and soon after confefied the fact, many old laws, for the benefit, advantage, and and fix of the accomplices; whereupon Sir better security of the internal police, comWilliam Mansell, Bart, Edward Mainwaring merce, trade, and manufactures of this king, Howorth, Eig; and some other Gentlemen, dom. Auch to their honour and credit, immediately Rcfolved, That this corporation do instruct



[ocr errors]


their Representatives in Parliament on the William Phipps, Esq; at Leigh, nçar Weitpresent calamitous situation of this city and bury, Wilts. kingdom; and that such expedients as may Rev. Mr. Herbert Beaver, one of the mibe judged necessary to prevent the like disa nor canons of Wells. tress hereafter, be suggefted to them for their John Goodman, Efq; in Brewer-ftreet. future government.

Edward Betfon, Esq; at Illington. (Signed by order) Benj. Taylor, Cl. Gd. Richard Boone, Esq; at Taunton, Somer

setshire. Wednesday, the 24th of January, Capt. Thomas Willington, at Hackney. was published the SUPPLÉMENT

John Caftel, Esq; at Clapham. to the UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, Capt. John Lec, in Matham-street, Weft. VOL. XLV. with several Copper- minster, plates, and a complete alphabetical Hon. Charles York, Lord High Chancellor Index, &c. &c.

of Great Britain,

Sir John Cuft, Bart, latc Speaker of the

House of Commons.
SON to the Lady of Sir Armine Sir William Baker, Kat, and Alderman of
Woodhouse, In Charles-ftreet.

Bafishaw ward.
A son to the Lady of Geoffry Roberts,

PREFERMENTS. Eig; of South Lambeth.

E V. Mr. Robert Lambert, to the recÄ con to the Lady of Lord Weymouth.

A son to the Lady of the Dean of Wor-'. Rev. Mr. James Burroughs, to the vicacester,

rage of Marston Hurville, Wilts. MARRIAGES.

Hon. and Rev. Henry Beauclerk, to the ON. and Rev. Ms. Henry Beauclerk, prebend of Barton Colwall.

to Miss Drummond, daughter of John Rev. Mr. Ralph Cope Hopton, to the recDrummond, Esq; banker at Charing-cross. wory of Mockas.

James Hubbard, Elg; of Harley-street, to Rev. Mr. Purnell, to the vicarage of SperMiss Mary Ince, of King-ftreet, Bloomsbury. fholt, neas Winchester,

John Bolton, Esq; of Gainsborough, Lin- Rev. Mr. Lewis Jones, to the vicarage of cofnshire, to Miss Alicia Manning, of Har. Kenninghall, Norfolk. ley-street.

Rev. Mr. Nathaniel Gerard, to the rectory Dr. Goodenough, physician at Oxford, to of Waxham, Norfolk. Miss Addington, eldest daughter of Dr. Ad

PROMOTIONS. dington, of Clifford-ftreet.

IGHT Hon. William Earl of DunJohn Harcup, Esq; of Carrinton-ftreet, to more, to be Captain-general and Go. Mil: Harriot Wilkinson, of Old Burlington. vernor in Chief of his Majesty's province of ftreet.

New York. John Richard Comyns, Efq; of Hylands, Mr. Justice Bathurst, Mr. Juftice Afton, Effex, to Miss Brackenbury, of Spillbury, and Mr. Baron Smythe, to execute the office Lincolnshire.

of Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain duRev. Mr. William Whalley, master of the ring his Majesty's pleasure. Free Grammar-school, at Kingston, to Miss His Grace the Duke of Somerset, to be of Price, of Weobley, Herefordshire.

his Majesty's most honourable Privy-council. Charles Wood, Esq; of Bowling-hall, near Peter Chester, Esq; to be Captain-general Bradford, Yorkshire, to Miss Caroline Bark. and Governor in Chief of his Majesty's proer, of Otley.

vince of West-Horida, in America. William Green, Esq; of Upper Brook

WAR OFFICE, Atreet, to Miss Harriet Broomfield, of Wel.

January 18. þeck street,

TIRST Trcop of Horse-guards, Cornet DEATHS.

Richarn William Wilson Bristow is apIGHT Hon. the Countess of Buck pointed to be Brigadier and Lieutenant, vice

George Paunceford ; by purchase, Right Hon. Lady Jean Ramsay, Edin. Ditto, William Breton, Gent, to be Sub. burgh.

brigadier and Cornet, vice Richard William Thomas Jarveys, Eig; of St. Edmund's Willon Bristowe ; by purchase. Bury, Suffolk.

2d Troop of Horse Guards, Cornet George Joseph Trueman, Efq; at Mitcham, Surry. Barlow to be Adjutant, vice John Wyche,

Miss Stapylion, only furviving child of the deceased. Jate Sir Miles Stapylton, Birt.

Disto, Wright, Gent. to be SubThomas Lorg, Esq; of Rispon, Yorkshire, brigadier and Cornet, vice George Barlow,

Right Hon. Nath. Booth, Lord Dekamer, preferred. and Bart.

2d Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards, Sur. Robert Tompkins, Esq; in Piccadilly, geon John Birch to be surgeon, vice Joseph

William Thomp'on, Elg; at Coretha!!, Elle ; by purchase. Llex.

Royal Regiment of Horle Guards, Cornet William Rope, Efq; åt Mile-end,




[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Hazh Dive to be Lieutenant, vice Henry Hop- within the British Dominions. Noteman, kins; by purchase.

6 d. Ditto, Alexander Forbes, Gent. to be Cor. A Survey of the British Customs; by Samuol net ; vice Hugh Dive; by purchase.

Baldwin, Quarto. Nourse, 16 s. 64. in Ditto, Thomas Wilkinson, Gent, to be Boards. Cornet, vice William Breton.

The Auction, a Poem. Kearsley, 2 s. Regiment of Dragoon Guards, Cornet A general History of Scotland ; by William John St.ited to be Adjutant ; vice William Guthrie, Esq; in 10 Volumes 8vo. RoRandall; by purchase.

binson and Roberts, 31. bound. 2d Regiment of Dragoons, Cornet Sir John The False Alarm. Cadell, 1s. Nesbitt, Bart. to be Lieutenant, vice Alexan- The Lord Primate Boulters State Letters to der Conyngham ; by purchase.

the late Duke of Newcastle, &c. in Two Ditto, John Trotter, Gent, to be Cornet Vols. 8vo. Horsfield. vice Sir John Nefbite ; by purchase.

Observations on the Duties and Offices of a isih Regiment of Dragoons, Cornet John Physician, and on the Method of prosecuLaborde to be Lieutenant, vice George Par- ting Inquiries in Philosophy. Cadell, 3 s. kyns, preferred; by purchase.

fewed. Ditto, William Younge, Gent, to be Cor. Ionian Antiquities, published with Permission net, vice John Laborde.

of the Society; by R. Chandler, M. A. 16th Regiment of Dragoons, Cornet John F. S. A. Dodney, il ris, 6 d. Leche to be Lieutenant, vice Fleetwood Poems on feveral Occasions ; by a young Parkhurit, who retires on Cornets half-pay. Clergyman, 4to. Longman, 2s, 6 d.

BK-TS. From the GALETTI. Observations upon the Report made by the TOHN Tealing, late of Battersea, in Surry, Board of Trade againft the Granada Laws. victualler.

Flexney, 1 s. 6 d. William Fox, of Manchester, Lancashire, The preient State of Europe ; by M. E. diftiller.

Totze, translated from the German ; by Mary Baker, of Kettering in Northamp- Thomas Nugent, L. L. D. 3 Volumes in ionshire, widow, serge-maker.

8vo. Nourse, 18 s. John Parkinson, of Norwich, grocer. The 3d and 4th Volume of the Letters of John Churchill, late of Poole, merchant. Baron Bielfield, Secretary of legation to John Pickering, Thomas Davidson, Robert the King of Pruflia, &c. containing origiBlack, and Alexander Wemyss, of London, nal Anecdotes of the Pruffian Court for dealers, chapmen, and partners.

the last twenty Years. Robson. Henry Hubert, of Bread-Street, London, Miscellanies by John Armstrong, M. D. in dealer and chapman.

Two Volumes Imall 8vo. Cadell. Isaac Coltart, of Throgmorton-Street, mer- The Letters of Canana on the Impropriety chant.

of petitioning the King to diffolve the Joseph Hardy, of Clare-market, in the pa. Parliament, &c. Davies, 1 s. rith of St. Clement Danes, Middlesex, chcete- Peregrinations of the Mind through some of monger.

the most interesting Subjects wbich are William Hoar, of bondon, merchant. usually agitated in Life. Pearch, 2 s. 6 d.

William Fuller, of Battersea, in Surry, sewed. dealer.

Henry Parry, of Fenchusch-Atreet, London, Bills of Mortality from January 2, to January oilman

23, 1770. Francis Waffe, late of Lynn, in Norfolk, brazier.


John Harwin, of Norwich, worsted weaver.

Cæsar Wincote, of Wandsworth, in Surry, Females 1012

whitener and presler.
BOOK's published in JANUARY,

Under 2 years old 724
Between 2 and s 187 | Within the walle 128

5 and 10 86 Without the walls 526 vernor Bernard, General Gage, and

to and 20 92 In Mid. and Surry 913 Commodore Hood. Wilkie, 2 s. 6 d. lewed. The Portrait of Life ; or Virtue and Vice

196 City & Sub. Weit. 521

203 delineated, a Novel, ia Two Volumes, 59.

go and 40

170 40 and 50

2083 sewed. Bell. Female Friendihip; or the Innocent Sufferer,

so and bo

143 in Two Volumes, ss. lewed. Bell.

249 Weekly, Jan. 2, 557

92 A Defence of the Proceedings of the House

70 and 80 of Commons in the Middlesex Election.

45 Wilkie, zs 6 d.

gc and 100

23, 503

Ico and A new History of Scotland, from the earliest

2088 Accounts to the present Time ; by John

2088 Bel.our, 12mo. Dilly, 3s. 6 d. bound. Ax carnet Address to all the great and rich





Females 68;} 1345

[ocr errors]

20 and 30

60 and 70

9, 489

8o and go

16, 539


[ocr errors]
« PreviousContinue »