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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCE S. 457 in parliament, to represent the peerage of Blue Squadron of his Majesty's fleet, Knights Scotland, in consequence of the above deter of the most Hon, Order of the Bath, was minatioa.

performed in his Majesty's closet, severai MAY 1.

great oicers of the coure being prelent. By the last accounts received from the

Tbursday 8. fleet' from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Was held the Anniversary Meeting of the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of O&tober Sons of the Clergy, at which were present fait, and expected to fail again about the the Abp. of Canterbury, President; Sir John middle of November, and to proceed directly Skynner, Knt. Vice President; The Abp. for their place of deainaion. They were of York, the Lord Mayor, the B Thops of very healthy, and the convicts very orderly Londo., Salisbury, Peterborough, Ely, RoThe number of deaths from England to the chefter, Worcefter, Bangor, Lichfield and Cape amounted to '21.

Coveptry, Gloucester, Oxford, Bristol, LaSaturday 3.

colo, Carlille, Chefter, and St. David's s A meeting of the nobility, clergy, and Aldermeo Crosby, Clarke, Wright, Gill, others, was held at the Duke of Montague's Boydell, Watson, Sheriff Bloxam, Sir Wm. house, Whitehall, to consider further of pro. Doloen, Sir Herbert Mackworth, Mr. Justice moting a reform among the lower order of Wilson, the Attorney General, with a nuthe people, and a due observance of the merous and refpe&able body of the Clergy, Lord's Day.

&c. A caufe was determined this day at Guild The fermon was preached by the Rev. hall, in which Mr. Linter, a clergy man, was Phipps Weston, B. D. Prebendary of Line plaintif, and an opulent re&or defendant. coln, Canon Relidentiary of Welis, and RecThe adion was brought for 41. 125. 63. for tor of Witney, Oxford thire, from the fixth performing divise service twice a day during chapter of St. Marthew, verse 33. the defendaot's illness, namely, from Sept. 16, Collection at St. Paul's, on 1. d. till the 27th, befides cight marriages, several Tuesday, the 6th init. 167 8 6 chriftenings, and a number of burials; when Ditto, at dito, on Thursday, a verdict was given for the plaintiff for the 8th init,

156 ro 31. 125. 6d. It came out in evidence, that Ditto, a: Merchant Taylor's-Hall, the usual fee for reading prayers was 2s. 64. ditiu

and on Sunday mornings 3s. 61.; and all the
other offices 29. 6d. cach. The Living is
said to be worth 800l. a year.

Friday 9.
Monday 5.

Ld. Petre, Sir Henry Englefeld, and Mr. Was held the Anniversary Festival of Farmer, deputed by and on behalf of the Modern Masons, at their Hall in Queen. body of Roman Catholics, had an interview Hreet, at which were present their R. H's. with Mr. Pitt, concerning some further rethe Prince of Wales and Duke of York; laxation in the Penal Laws, in consequence the Dukes of Cumberland and Gloucetter, of the late edict on the part of France in who diftingaithed themselves by condeigendo' favour of Proteftants in that kingdom. This ing to partake with the Brotherhood in all the has had the effe&t that might have been exceremonies and the joyous humour of the pected on the brain of the unfortunate Lj day:

George Gordon, and has ser his pen ro work Tuesday 6.

in Newgaie, to punith himfall and plague Was rebearsed ar ihe Cathedral Church at his friends. St. Paul's, before the Stewards of the least

Saturday ro. of the Soos of the Clergy, and a very nume One of his Majesty's messengers arrived at sous and respectahie audience, she music pre the office of the Marquis of Carmarthen, vious to the Anniversary Meeting, when a with the Ratificarion, on the part of the Siales collection was made to the amount of 1671. General, of the Treaty of Defensive Alliance, Es. 6d.

figned at the Hague ou the 15th inliant. Wednesday 7.

(See p. 353.). Came on a trial ai Guildhall, in which This day Mr. Burke, in pursuance of an the crading people are deeply interelled. The order of the H. of C. prelented iwo papers Sole question was this, Wisether the plaine moved for by Mr. Burge's, respectiog The 'Diffs, who are wholesale grocers and tea expence already incurred, by carrying on dealers, to whom the defendant was a cure the prosecution against Warren Hattings, tomer, were entitled to intereft, on the Elq as follows: amount of goods fold, computed from the Expences of erecting the Court, 3044 11 end of three months, being the usual credit Furnishing the ia inc

714 94 in the plaintiff's trade? which was decided Money to Solicitors

4320 in favour of the plaintiffs. This day the ceremony of the knighthood

Total 80;} !! and inveftiture of the Rt. Hon. Sir George A more precise account has lince been Yonge, Bart. his Majesty's Secretary at War, moved for and ordered: and of Sir Alex. Hood, Vice Admiral of ihe GENT. MAG. May, 1788.



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Sunday II.

more of which might be adduced, but he Late this evening the Purser of the Gen. was prevented bringing them into legal proof Elliot, Indiaman, Capt. Drummond, came by the detectiveness of the register-books of to the India-House, with the news of the the Chapter of Canterbury, in which thefe arrival of that thip off Weymouth, on the grants are always registered; there being gth inftadr.

numberless charms in the registers through A dreadfulfire broke outin Bull-Ino Curt, out the last century, and one of forty years Maiden-lane, which burns with uncommon together. Mr. Erkine was counsel for the violence, and in a thort space of time laid defendant, and, in reply, produced Mr. 14 houfes in alhes.

Topham, who had examined all the regir

ters, fome as old as the year 600, but he This day the Setions at the Old Bailey, found no mention of this office till 1902, which began op Wednesday the 7th, ended, when John Barret was appointed to it, by when it convicts received tenience of death; a grani in pellion. As to the reverfionary 37 were ordered to be transported, some of grant by Cranmer, Mr. Eifkine suggefted whom to Airica; four to be imprisoned and ibat, the vacancy happening in his own kepe to hard labour in the Fioule of Core time, the grant could not be called in quesrection; one iv Newgate; three to be whip- tion. In refpe&t of Archbithop Griodall's ped; and 21 to be discharged by Proclama. grant, he contended, with extreme inge

nuity, that the delicacy of his fuccedor's At the above Sellions Joseph Slack, of huation bindered him from difputing his Covent Garden, was indicted for feloniously patron's grant, made in favour of his nearest publishing, as true, a certain order for pay reia ions-Whitgifc having been raised by ment of 50l. pusporting to be drawn by Grindall from the lowest obfcuriiy, and Foster Bower on Mellis Gollings, Bankers, placed by him in such ftuations that at payable to John Lane, E'q. or bearer, the length he became his succellor. He thewed principal fum bung only 15l. which had that throughout the last century, whenever been altered to sol. And aiter a trial of concurring appointments were made, it was mive hours, and the Jury withdrawing about always by a lurrender of the person in poflef. an hour la coolultation, he was acquitted. fion. That throughout the time of i'illosTuesday 13:

son and Tenilon chere were only two lives Came on

Wettmmfter-Hall, before in the office, and some of the time only one; Judge Buller and a Special Jury, a caule in yet those prelaies wever pretended to put in which ihe Rev. Dr. Vyle was plaintiff, and any reverlions. And as to the latt case of Sir Juin. Ed. 1), Bart. defendani, to cry the Archbishop Herring, Mr. Bennet dying in right of the sich bithop of Canterbury to the Arcabithop's lite-time, the reverfionary make reverlionary grants of the office of

grant dever came into operation, the ArchRegitter of the Prerogative Couri. li was bishop immediately making a new grant in admitted that the Archbishops may put pojillion to his former nominees, with an ihrce lives into the office wheo vacant; but additional life. The jury, without going the late Archbishop Cornwallis bad made a

out of court, found a verdict for the dereverfio ary grant to Di. Vyse and another

fendant. perion, in the life-time of Dr. Jub), who

Friday 16. then helt the office as turvivor of toree lives His R. H. the Duke of Orleans, arrived put in by Archbishop Herring. Upon the at Portland place from Paris, having obdeath ot Di. Juob, in 1737, the prelent tained leave of his sovereign to retire to Arihoithop dilputed Dr. Vyle s grant, and England till affairs are seitled at court, put Si. John Eden s and two other lives im His first visit was to Mons. de Caloune, medidiety into the ottice. The validity, with whom he neld conference for some there ore, of the revchotary grant to Dr. confiderable time, which fufficiently indicates Vyle was ihe present quelton

Mr. Bear the fubject of his mistion. His next vidit was croti, as countel for the plainitt, produced to the Prince of Wales. erroence of Archbilbop Cranmer's having

Sunday 18. given a reverliqnary grant of this ctâce iu

This day Sir James Harris arrived in one Nevetun, who afterwards enjoyed it. town from the Hugue. His arrival has ocArchbishop Grindall allo, ip 1576, granted cafioned various conjectures. the ottice in reverfion to three perions, who in the afternoon a refreshing thower of were at erwards admitied into it by his luc raiu fell in the neighbourhood of London ; cettor Archb.shup Whitgin : and Arch- being accompanied with lighiniog, the efbishop Hums, in the year 1749, made a fećts were fatal. A nr. 21)-lervant to Mr. graui 10 levizhun tv one of his nephews and Jewer, a gardener, in croiling Batteriea fields, D. Jurb, the office being at that use in the was itruck dead by it. It is tard, ene lightenhanos of Mr. Bevoet, the turvivor of three ing nearly plit his body asuncer. A co lives formerly put in by Archbishop Hake. leveral theep were it.uck dead the fame 11Freie sottoces, Mr. Bearerolt contendeu, itont. The range of chambers, No 3, weic luificient to eitaolith the ulage, many King's Bench Walk in the Temple, received




459 considerable damage. The lightoing was

Sir John Lindsay. seen to Atrik: the chambers in a body; it Sir George Warren-Lord Howard built with two dreadful explosions in the Lord Amherit-Sir George Pocock. chambers of Mr. Philipps; but providentially Sir Joseph Yorke---Earl Beavlieu. no person was hurt, though the rooms were Gentleman Viher-Register--Secretary. much damaged.

Bath King of Arms-Garter--Genealogista Tac papers say, that a cat was killed in a The Bishop of Rochester, as Dean of the lady's lap, who received no burt by the light

Order. ning.

His Royal Highness the Duke of York, fiift Monday 19.

and principal Knight Companion, as Great Was held at Enfield church, by the Lord

Mafter. Bp. of London, a confirmation for that and In this order they entered the Abbey at the adjoining parilhes of Edmonton, Hadley the south-east door, passed down the fouthand S. Mimms, when upwards of 300 person's side aille, and so proceeded up the north-fide of both sexes were confirmed. This com a se to the great trantept of the Abbey, and mences the general confirmation throughout from thence to King Henry the Seventh's London.

Chapel. Came on to be tried, before Ld. Lough The chapel was superbly decorated for borough and a special jury, the cause initi

the occafion. The banners of the several tuted by the Countess of Strathmore against knighis were displayed over their respective Mr. Bowes, to recover back certain estates Halls; the throne, the altar, the cushions, (value 12,coul. a-year) which the had fe were all splendidly covered with crimson vel. cured to hurtelf by a private deed, made vet, and all the avenues were lined with previous to her marriage with the defendant. people of fashion. This was on iffuc directed by the Ld. Chan The ceremonial in the chapel was percelior; and the question for the jury to try formed in all its parts with great [.Iemnity. was," Waether a deed the ik of May 1977, For former installations, see our vols. execured by the court, revoking the former XXXI. p. 236. XLVI. p. 93. deed, was obtained by the influence of terror, This being the Queen's rral birth-day, arising from cruely and violence." A series who chen entered into her 45th year, her of the most diabolical cruelty was exhibited. Majesty received the compliments of the And the jury, without going out of couri, royal family on the occasion, at her palace brought in a verdict for the plaintiff. Thé in Buckingham-hosse. whole couri expressed the highest satisface

Wednesday 21. tion.

An express arrivců ai the E.I. House, with Being appointed for the Ioftallarion of the the agreeable news of the sofe arrival of the Knights Elect of the Most Honourable Order Lascelles, Capt. Farringtoni, off the Ile of of the Bath, they allembled with their Wighi. She failed from China on the Sth Squires in ine Prince's Chamber at ten of January; and on the 233 fell in with o'clock; and Coun after the Knighes Com Capr. Wood (commander of the Company's panions met in the same place, where the packet Charlotte,) who was caít away on a laster, cloaihed in the fail habit of the Order, reef of rocks on the east side of the island and the Knights Elcct in their surcosts, Crocotoa. They had got a few provifions inantiles, and spurs, accompanied by the on thore, and were ltarting every thing proper officers, were regularly marshalled by overboard to lighten the vefied to get her off, the heralds, and at a quarter before ten when a large prow, with upwards of 30 Mao'clock the proceifion began. Of the 38 days, forced them to quit the vetiel, which Knights, of which the Order confitts, th: they plundered, and then set it on fire. Capr. following only were present, and the order Faringdon ltic Capt. Wood his cuiter with of their procesion was allo as follows: the some provisions, to enable him to ri main on Knights Elect closed in immediately after thai Natio: ull all the China fhips had the Provincial Kings in their tabards. pallid, he having dispaches for thuie ships Knigbes Eledi.

from Bombay. Sir Alexander Hood-Sir Giorge Yonge.

Thursday . Viscount Galway -Sir W. Fawcelt. Adm. Levilon Gower was appointed to the Sir James Camphe!!, Bart.

command of a fleet of obiervation for channel As proxy for

Si F.Haldimand. service, Sir Archibald Cimpbell.

Friday 2 3. Sir Robert Buyd--Sir Charles Grey. This day Henry Hubbord, who had been Lord Heath tield--Sir John Jervis. convicted of a misdemeanor, in endeavouring Lord Rodney.

to defraud his R. H. the Duke of York of Knights Companions,

a sum of money, was brought up to the Sir Edward Huglief.

Court of K. B. to receive sentence, when it Sir William H.we.

was signified to the Court, by the Aitor. Sic John Blaquiere -Si: George Howard. Gen. that it was bis R. H. with that the


mildest sentence of the law might be in Borough of Southwark. Also from Bridge.' Aitted upon him, as he had already suffered water, Bridgnorth, Nottingham, Bradford, a long imprisonment. The court under Leedes, Shetħeld, Grantham, Chester, Co. there circumstances fined him one shilling, ventry, Redruth, Newcastle upoa Tyne, and ordered him to be discharged.

Bridport, Devises, and Cambridge UniverLd. Rawden's Insolvent Bill was rejected firy, York, Bedford, Hull, Maidltone, the in the House of Lords.

body of Quakers, the University of CamIt is thought that a bill will be introduced bridge, Saliibury, and Carlisle, and some other in its ft:ad, agreeable to the idea of the places. Earl of Abington, by which the enor The inhabitants of Edmonton having remous expences of the lower class of attorneys ceived a subscription to add 2 bells to their will receive a severe check.

former set, they were put up in the course Ms. Crespigny, son of the member of that of last month, and the joyful event cele. name, in passing through the city, met a brated by crowning the Acepie with garlands body of the guards with fixed bayonets, and broughs, and ringing the bells for the ånd, not readily giving way, was, on some greater part of the day. words arising, stabbed through the check In the course of this month, the frame or bone; înce which he has been under the trough in which the New River run near care of a physician and two surgeons. Buth-hill Edmonton, as described in our Vol. Monday 26.

LIV, pp. 643, 773, was completely removed, This morning the Blues took poffefion of the water having continued near 12 months the Horse-guards, and mounted in form, in its new bed of earth and clay. The old the Life-guards and Horse grenadier compa- lead, amounting to near 50 tons, was fold at nies having on Saturday night bid adieu to 18 s. per ton to five plus bers; the boarding at the life of soldiers, not one of them having bottom was found in many places fo como entered in what they call the inferior corpse. pletely decayed, that nothing but lead They receive with their discharge the mo foftained the weight of water, and conseney they gave on enligting, viz. 109 guineas, quently many leaks were occafioned in the with some small deduction. (See p. 208.) trough. The grandeur of the decorations and illu

It is commonly reported that in a course minations of the Pantheon this evening, for of 33 miles this river has but 33 inches the new-elected knights Ball, surpassed all fall; whcreas at Bush-hill its fall is 2 feet, description; and fucb was the demand for and at Highbury barn 3 feet. tickets, that 18 guineas were offered and re The general consternation which reized the fused. It is said 30 guineas were given, mercantile part of the city of London at the probably by those only who repaid themselves beginning of the present moixth has grawith interest for their money; the Marchio dually affected the whole kingdom in the ness of Blondford lost her purse, the Duke progress of it. Not those only, who are coof Orleans his watch, and Col Arabin was gaged in the cotton and linen manufactories, obliged to turn a lady out, who used her have been forferers; but the whole commehands so manlike as left no doubt of her sex. nity dependant upon trade, rich and poor; Friday 30.

not a few moneyed men, who, from a laudThe account in the London Gazette of the able motive of forwarding and fupporting > progress of the war differs in nothing material growing manufactory, had advanced large from that in the ordinary papers.

lums at common intereft, are reduced from Certain advice has been received, that affluence to a fcaniy maintenance, to the Mr. Eder, the new British ambafiador, arrived ruin of their families and their own discuiet; at Madrid he zd instant,

while many hundreds, deprived of work, are By a letter from Madrid, dated May 5, deftitute of bread. Yer it is pretended, that the Ruffian Minister, at the Court of this is no nacional loss. Things are not Spain, having announced the entrance of annihilated, though they are deranged; and a' feet of his nation into the Mediter a thort time will retoro 10 order what now ranean, and arked permission for it to en

appears to be all contusion; but he must ter the ports of Spain in case of becer have a callous heart who does not feel for fty, The same was granted, on the usual present milery. What if the millicir ao proconditions, that only a certain stated cum pristed to the payment of the National Debt, ber Mould enter at a time, This flatly con of which this generation will never have the tradicts former reports.

benefit, were for one year remitted, and Petitions againit the Nave trade have properly applied to relieve this temporary been presented from Rippon, Colchester, duirers! Cambridge, Falmouth, Lancashire, Staf. It is said that 108 dockets have been freck ord, Northampton, Scarborough, Stamford, in the Bankrupt Oficc tince the first Rotheram, Helstone, Shrewlbury, Worces. fion; 29 commilions were sealed Tuesday, 20; ter, Warwick, Hertford, Chesterfield, and ihát the amount of paper, now io ci cu Warrington, Lincoln, Bristol, Chamberlarion, from one house that has ttopes, - is of Commerce at Edinburgh, New Wind- 6.362,000. tor, Chipping Wicomb, Hallifax, and th

Additions to, and Correilions in, our last Month's Obituary. 461 P. 277. A capital Collection of Mr. Lud- tions." Susannah Lady Viscounters Fanes lam's Models, Machines, Instruments, Aftro- whose alliances are accurately described frora nomical, Optical, Philofophical, and Mathe- line 34 to 45, is still living.--The Lady l'ane marical, were sold by auction, by Mr. Her was the daughter of Francis Hawes, esq. of ring, at the Globe Tavern in Fleet-street, on Purley Hall, near Reading, one of the South the 6th of May, 1788; a collection, faid to Sea directors in 1720; and married, about be comprehensive in its compass, and of su- the beginning of 1732, at a very early age, perior excellence in mary of its particulars. to Lord William Hamilton (brother to the Whaterer parts of it were purchased in the Duke of that title); who dying July 11s shops were selected with all that care and 1734, the narried, May 19, 1735, the Lord judgement for which Mr. Lullam was dir Viscount Vane of the kingdom of Irelaud, tinguished; and many articles were iuch as stiil living; though, in the Irish Peerage, could no where else be found : they were publithed in 1784, the citle is said to be the fruits of his own invention, and made by extinct, : circumitance which contributed his own hands; for it will be well recollect to mislead us in contbunding the names. al chut, to the deepest penetration, and the The milunderstandings, elopements, and cleareit views in abstract science, he joined various difcr. ceful situations to which the the highest powers of fancy and invention, exposed herself during part of her life, are and the manual dexterity of the abiest work too well known to be concealed (several mm. It is not wonderful then that truth, of them being recorded in the Legal Reusfefulness, and elegance should be found in ports), bat may notv, with no impropriety, al} his productions: and it was Inis constant be buried in oblivion. She certainly commaxim never to make what could be pur. municated the materiads for her Life to Dr. charel. As the parts of this collection were Smollet; but we were mistaken in supporing often closely related, although not necessa there was any reference to lier in the intarily connected with each other, a great num mous publication alluded to in our lait. We ber of lenses, cells, &c. were put up in sepa were equally mistaken in fupponing her to rate lots, though they did not properly belong be the person mentioned by Dr. Johaton in to any one optical inftrument, but were ap The Vanity of Human Wishes.” That plicable to them all. This was done for the Laly was a different person, whose death is Take of variety and experiment. Mr. L's recorded vol. VI. p. 163." large Colletion of Curious Tools were fold Agother correspondent, who was well acby private contract. For Mr. Ludlam's Re quisted with her Lillyshir, inforinsus, that, port to the Board of Longitude see our vol. at the age of 17, ine married Lord William XXXV. p. 412.

Hamilton, whom the coidentally met as P. 319,col. 2, 1. 19, r. "ever probable." Court, where their eyes and looks me! too,

P. 333. The quotation as from a work of and they were soon after muried, and called the last Lord Lyttelton, we are desired to hy Queen Caroline, "The Handsome B3fay, is from a production well known not to gars;" for they were rich only in personal be written by that Nobleman, but a forgery charros. Lord William, within the year, by the well-known Author of “The Diabo was obliged to go to Scotland; and, in retiad,” who has attempted the same import turning lalily to the arms of his beautified tion (and sometimes with equal fuccess) in wife, over-heatest himself, which threw him other cases. We allude particularly to fome into a fever, and killed hiin. This beautiful Letters jult published under the name of Mr. widow at 18 was audi efled by Lord Viícount Sterne, which, we are atiured, are by the Vane, and in fume measure competiel by her fame author as the pretended “ Letters of the father to give her band only to the noble late Lord Lyttelton.”

Lord, who svitled 1500l. a year jointure P. 363. The account of Laly Vane (hy upon her, and soul. pin-money; with whom miltake called Lady Viscounters Fine) being the sed, and piited; ai parted, and lived; erroneous, two perfinis being confounded, wonderful to relate f. She was the finest fomewhat similar indted in title *, but ex minuer-dancer in Englandi, and, in point of ceedingly opposite in qu:ditie ; vre are obliged all other personal accomplisnmerits, inferior po a correspondent for the following correc to no woman who has appeared in the eiglia

teenth century. She was said to be hart * The names have been before not unfre. fume in spite of ber seeth; not that her teeth quently confounded. Even in a monuinenial were not found and white, but growing toe infcription placed by the family of fane at close, were irregular,--He: Menioirs in "TeShipborne in Kent, in memory of an amiable regrine Pickle” were given tu Dr. Smollet lady, we find the same error:

from her own poil; but they were written · Here lies the body of the Larty Frances in anuhar Colebrard Do 7.1. But what is Yane, of Farlane, wile to the Right Honour niott exercordinary in her life, and that is ahle Sir Henry Vane the elles, who lived saying a great deal, is, the told the writer with much molefty, prulence, and vertue of this article, that, iipon am of bier returns all her dayes, and died with great Christian to her Lord's house, the sale liim those piety the 2d of August, 1663x in the 224 Memoirs to read !!. My Lord read them, year of her age."

Evit. and thus up the book without opening his

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