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is Rome; abolition of the Jtsuits ; charges against them in the Pope's hull; conducl ofthe Italian satis, <witb refped to the ecclesiastical power in their dominions. Death of the King of Sardinia; no appearance hitherto ofits causing pny change in the public affairs of Italy. Injurreclian at Palermo.
general state of public affairs previous to the meeting of parliament. Ministry. Parties. State of the East-India Company ; Jhort review of its affairs, with the causes of its present embarrassment ; supervision; application to government for a loan. Parliament meets. King'sfpeech. Secret committee. Debate on the establishment for the navy. Report from tht secret committee. Bill for restraining the East-India Company, with resped to the Jupcrvificn % debates; witnesses; counsel; second resort from the secret committee. Rill passed in both houses. Protest. [6?
C H A P. VII.
Expedition against the Caribbs in the istand of St. Vincent. Some account of these people; black and yellow Canbbs; cession of the istaud by the late treaty of peace. The Caribbs refuse to have their lands surveyed, and to submit to the proposed transplantation. Nemo proposals made, and rejeSed. Troops ordered from North-America; proposal for transporting the Caribbs to the coast of Africa. Enquiry set on soot in the House ofCommons, as tt> the nature and causes of the expedition; witnesses examined; debates; resolutions moved, and resided upon a division. Treaty concluded with the Caribbs. Petition from the captains of the navy for an addition to their half-pay, opposition to the Petition; received, upon a division, and the request complied with. Fa:e of the Dissenters Bill. Motion relative ta tests required in the Universities; rejeded by a great maority, [*8i
C H A P. VIII.
Proposals from the East-India Company for a loan. Papers. Resolutions relative to the loan. Right to jhe territorial possefftons questioned. Resolutions for restraining the dividend, contrary to the proposals delivered by the Company; great delates thereon. Resolutions for continuing the territorial ac quifit ions in the Company for fix years, and relative to the future participation and disposal of the surplus profits. Debates. Exportation of teas duty-free. Petition from the East-India Company against the foregoing resolutions. Bill for regulating the affairs of the East-India Company, as well in India a.' in Europe. Lord Clive's condud in India arraigned. Resolution.-. Final rejolution in his savour. Petitions, from the East-India Company, the city of London, and the proprietors of less than looo/. capital stock, against the regulation bill; counsel heard against it; great debates; bill passed. Protests. Speech from the throne. ['93
APPENDIX to the CHRONICLE.
Some Account of the Proceedings at Westminster. Hall, on the Trial of Lord
Seme Account of the Trial between Antonio Fabrigas, a Native cf Minorca,
Summary of the Proceedings at Guildhall, »" the Trial relative to the refrac-
Abstraa of an Aafor the better regulating of the Assize and making of Bread.
Extras from thi Will of tbt late Right Hon. Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl
Ah Account of the Naval Review at Portsmouth. [zzi
An authentic Account os the Earthquake at the Birches, about Half a Mile
The humble Address, Petition, and Remonstrance, of the Lord-Mayor, Aider-
Message from a Committee, appointed by the General Court of the Eest-Itdia
The humble Petition of the Lord-Mayor, Aldermen and Commons of tbt City
The humble Petition of the United Company of Merchants of England tradisg
The bumble Petition os several Proprietort os the East-India Company,
Account of the Honrurs ptid by the Assembly and Council of Jamaica, to the
Account of the tola! Quantities of British and Irish Linens exported front
Account of the Quani.iy of Linens stamped in Scotland in the Tears 1727,
«747> 1757. «7^7- — — . — [>bld-
Account of the total Quantities of foreign Linens imported into England, and
the Duties paidthereon from 1762 tu 1771, both inclusive. — [ 22 5
ffays and Means for raying tbt supplies, ———— [23°
His Excellency EarlHarcourt's Speech to the Parliament of Ireland, on Tues-
His Majesty's Answers to the Addresses of both Houses of Parliament in Ireland.
gracious dnsivcr to their Addrcffes. — — [ibid.
Second Pretest of the Lords, upon the RejeSion of the Duke of Richmond's
Mo/ion relative to the East-India regulating Bill. ■ [ 24.3
Of the Inhabitants of New Zealand. — — ij
Some Account of the Inhabitant! of Bat'avia and the adjacent Country, thi.r
Manners, Customs, &c. — — — 45
Some Particulars relative to the Arabs. — —- JJ
Hospitality and Politeness ofChouetar Aga, the Governor of Hilla, a Turkish
Town on the Euphrates. — — — $J
Of Nadir Shah. — — — — 60
Of the Sicilian Banditti. — — — — 62
Of the Florentines, by the late Earl of Corke and Orrery. — 65
CharaSier of Lewis XIV. by the fame 67
__ ,— ofMetastasio' — — — 68
Seme Particulars relating to the famous Lord Fairfax, extracted from an
original MS. — — — — 75
Character of Mrs. Bridget Bendijh, Grand-daughter to Oliver Cromwell. 77
Monsieur d'Alembert. — — — 80
Some Account of the itlebrated Sir John Tradefcant. — 81
Some Account of Mac Murchard, an Irijh Chieftain in the Reign of Richard
the Second. — — — ~— 8 3
Of the Customs, Manners, and Language of the Northern Indians of America.
New Observations upon Vegetation. — — $9
An Account of the Cavern ofDunmore Park, near Kilkenny, in Ireland. 94
Some Particulars of the Nat urn! History of New Zealand. — IOO
Surprizing Sea Weed in the Neig hbourbood of the Streights of Le Maire. 104
Of an extraordinary Fog-Bank an tpe Passage from Rio de Janeiro, to Pert
Desire. — — — — ibid.
Of an extraordinary Squall of Wind. — ■■ 106
Observations on the milky Appearance of some Spots of Water in the Sea. ibid.
On the Digestion of the Stomach after Death. •— — Io3
Of the Climate 0/ Naples, and of the Sirccc, or South east Wind. 112
Of the prodigious Chejnut Trees on Mount Etna, with some other curias
Particulars. — — ■ 114
Ob.'ervaticns with the Barometer, to ascertain the Height of Mount Etna. I lS
An Account of the Discovery of the Manner of making Isinglass in Russia;
with a particular Description of its Manufacture in England from the
Product of Bnlijh Fifierus. — — — 12Z
Of the Preparation, Culture, and Use of the Orchis-Root. — j:3
Alls raft of a Memoir on the Causes of sudden and 'violent Death, wherein
Of the Effects of Elder, in preserving growing Plants from Insects and
An approved Method of washing eld Paintings, and giving them a good
A N T I Q^U I T I E S.
Of the Saxon and blorman Architecture ; from Grojse's Antiquities of Eng-
Extracts from a Discourse delivered to the Students of the Royal Academy, on
she Distribution of Pri~.es, Dec. 10, 1772. by the President. 160
Curious Extracts from Mr. Burnef's Journal of his Voyage down the Iscr
and the Danube, from Munich lo Vienna. — — l65
Ofthe Carillons, -or Chimes, in the Low Countries; from the fame. 173
Ofthe popular diversions in Vienna % from the fame. ■ 177
Incidents relative to the Roads and Manner of Travelling in Germany;
from the fame. — — — — ibid.
Of the Approaches tt Berlin ;from the fame. 180
Description of Potsdam. — — . — — 18l
Sor.e Instances of the inordinate Passion fr Music which prevails in the
Of the present State rf Dresden, and of Saxony ; from the same. 186
'Some curious- Particulars of the Island of Malta — — 188
Rebuke to au English Gentleman, bv a Sicilian Nobleman. — l^t
Instances of the Oppressiveness of the present Government in Sicily. ibid.
Of the Italian Language; by the late Earl of Corie aud Orrery 193
Of three extraordinary Pirces of IVax-work at Florence ; from the fame. 196
Dutches ofSomer/it. - — — — ibid-
Letter from the late Dutchess-Dowagcr of Somerset to Mrs. —< . 19K
Account of two Joumies into IVales, in two Letters from Bistjop Herring to
Mr. Dwicombe. — — — — .20© -
Curious Letter from the Lord Mottntnarris to the Earl of Stafford, the Day
before his Execution; from the Second Volume of Clarendon's State-Pa-
ptrs. — —- —. — 203