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CH A P. II.
General Congress held at Philadelphin. Previous instructions to some of tikt
deputies. Acts of the Congress. Approbation of the conduct of the pro-
CH A P. III.
State of afuirs previous to the dissolution of Parliament. The Par
liament meets. Speech from the Tlurone. Addresses. Amendments proposed.
Lord Chatham's motion. Debates. Petitions. London petition withdrazn.
Petitions offered from the American agents. Rejected.
Lord. Chatham's conciliatory bill with respect to America. Debates. The
bill rejected. Petition from the li'est-India planters, and the merchants of
CH A P. VI.
Message from the throne for an augmentution of the forces. Bill for restruir-
Augmentation of the naval and land forces. Lord North's conciliatory motion.
Debates. The resolution passed upon a division. Mr. Sawbridge's annual
Memorial to the Lords rejected. Petition to the Lords from
notion for repealing the Quebec act. Motion rejected upon a ditisior.
State of affairs in America during the sitting of parliament. Preparations.
Ordnance scized in Rhode-Islind. A fort taken, and powder seized in
Boston invested by great bodies of the militia. Provincial congress address the people of Greut-Britain. Measurcs pursued for the corray and support of an arny; pay of the officers and soldiers fired, and rules for de regulation und government published. Capitulation with the inhabitants of Boston not adhered to. Continenial congress meet at Philadelphia. Resolutio.is for the raising of an army, the establishment of a paper currency, and to prevent the British fisheries from being supplied with provisions. Application
from the people of New-York to the congress. Crown-Point and Ticonderoza surprized. Generals and troops arrive at Boston. Engagements in the islands neur Boston. General congress resolve that the compact betreten the crown and the province of Massachusett's Bay is dissolved. Erect a seneral post-office. Proclanation of rebellion by Gen. Gage. Action ni Btorker's Hill. Light-house burnt. Consequences of the Quebec act. Declaration of the general congress, in ansuer to the late proclamation. Address in the inhabitants of Great-Britainto the people of Ireland. Petition to the king. Georgia accedes to the general confederacy. Gen. Iyashington appointed conimander in chief of all the American forces by the general congress.
CHA P. IX.
Spain. Preparations against Algiers. Siege of Melille raised. Spanish
armament effect a landing near Algiers; engagement with the foors, Spaniards repulsed, and obliged to retire to their ships. War continued with Morocco. Italy. Curdinal Bruschi elected Pope. Character and conduct of the nee Pontiff. Inguisition abolished in Milan. Scarcity of .corn, and distresses of the people in France; great disturbances ; coronulioa at Rheims. Insurrection and devastations of the peasants, in Bohemia. Grand commission appointed: Edict from the court of Vienna in favour of' the peasunts, puts an end to the troubles. Poland. "Treaty of commerce with the King of Prussia. Regulations in favour of the Dissidents
. Russia. Execution of Pugatscheff. Tares laut on for the support of the lale war taken off. Various other toyulations for the benefit of the people
, Trade on the black sea. Turky. Death of Mehemct Aboudaub. Death of the Chiek Daher. Siege of Bassoru.
Some Account of the new Entertainment called a Regatta.
Print Some Account of the apprehending and trying Robert Perreau, Apothccary:
The humble Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in
Parliament assembled, presented to his Majesty, Feb. 9, 1775. [247
of the several Colonies in North America, in General Congress assembled, ar
of London, presented to his Majesty on Friday, July 14, 1775; with his
met in General Congress at Philadelphia, setting forth the Causes and
of the City of London, presented to his Majesty, October 11, 1775. [267
City of London, presented to his Majesty, October 14, 1775. (269
St. Just, where he ended his Days.
on the Principles of the Associution of Ideas."
in the Natural History and Manufactures of China, and other Purts of
the late Paul Whitehead, Esq.
The supposed Effect of Boiling upon Water, in disposing it to freeze more
reudily, ascertained by Experiments.