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Agures, and a whole length figure of HOPE his heir at law could be found. This is the opposite the same.

hith or sixth claimant, and all with equal ill On the centre of the principal arch the success. The plaintiff made out but a very arms of England, and on the top of the weak case, and the jury being a special one, fide columns those of the city of London found a verdi&t for the defendant, to the enand Goldsmiths company: various other

tire satisfaction of the Judge, and a very suitable designs were placed in different crowded Court. parts, and the whole on a ground of beau- Return of the fleet under the command of ful frosting

Commodore King, which-arrived at the The desert confifted of a profusion of Cape of Good Hope the 10th of December pinc-apples, grapes, strawberries, cherries, last from Madras : glazed fruit, brandy fruit, burnt almonds,

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Died ice creams, biscuits, and dried cherries.

Comp. Madras. 'on par The naval peace establishments for Ame- Cumberland 74 750

620 165 29 rica, Jamaica, the Leeward-iflands, and Hero

74 750

124 37 African stations, are fixed to be as follows: Monarca 70 720 586 231

82 Hallifax, Quebec, and Newfoundland, Europe

64 650
547

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650 523 94 31 Moops and cutters, (of the latt moll of them Exeter are employed as guarda-costas): in all 42 Sceptre

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San Carlos 50 520

463 96 At Jamaica, two ships of 50 guns, one Naiadc

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33 7 of 44 guris, seven frigates from 36 10 28 The Accounts represent, that many of the guns, and eigh. Noops from 12 10 20 guns: people which were not abfolutrly in the in all 18.

furgeon's list, were nearly incapable of duty. Leeward- I Nands, two of 50 guns, cight Screial of the thips buried froin 40 to 60 frigates from 24 to 32 guns, and twelve tre n that were wounded in the late action floops from 14 10 18 guns : in all 22 men with Sutirein, or were diseated at that time; of war.

so that this part of the Ariatic squadron has Coast of Africa, one of 50 guns, two fri. fufered more con derably than any fleet last gates of 28 guns, and five floops: in all 8 men of war.

24. The town was yefterday thrown.inio 17. Mr. Pitt dined with the Directors of a very great ferment, by one of the most exthe East-India Company at the London Ta- traordmary mcidents that ever happened in vern, in Bilbop gate-street. The dioner was the annals of history. - Some robbers, hav. served at five o'clock, and consisted of all ing got out of the fields, over the garden the dainties of the scaíon. Behdes the Mi- wail of the Lord Chancellor's houle, in nifter, the company consisted of the Earls Grcat Ormond-Sireet, from thence found of Chatham and Temple, Lord Sydney, lix means to get into the area, where they forced other ftrangers, and the whole Court of Di- two bars of the kitchen window, and prosectors, which are twenty-four ; in all thirty- ceeding through it up stairs, made their way four persons.

into a room adjoining to his Lord'hip's A lingular cause was heard at the aflizes study. Here they broke open several drawat Bedford. - Forty ycars ago a farmer told ers, and at lait coming to that in which the 14 cows and a bull to a neighbour, on con- Great Scal of England is deposited, they took dition of his paying for them on the day of it out of a bag in which ii was kept, and his marriage. The purchaser having con- Corried it off, together with two lilver-hiked tracted matrimony a few montis fince, the swords, and about 34 guiucas in money exccutors of the party who had sold him the 25. The King went to the house of Peers, eattie ciemanded payment for the fame, and gave the Royal assent to 17 public and which being refused, they instituted a fuit fox private bills; after which his Majesty put at law, and obtained a verdict for the derit an end to the present fesion of Parliament, and costs, together with in:ercit from the by this molt gracious speech from tho day of the defendant's marriage, till which Throne. period the contract of so long Itanding was “ My Lords and Gentlemen, moi complete.

6. On á tull contideration of the prescat At the aflizes held at Aylesbury, for the situation of allairs, and of the extraordinary county of Bucks, a cause of very consider circumstances which have produced it, Ian able length and importance canic on to be induced to put an end to this leflion of Par. tried ; which was an cjectment brought by liament: I feel it a duty, which I owe to Samuel Selby against William Lowndes, the conftitution and to the country in such a Erq. to recover poliellion of a very cons- situation, to recur as specdily as poslable to derable eftate :o the amount of 2,000l. per the sense of my people, by calling a new annuin. lifi bi Thomas James Selby, of Parliament. that counts, aion tuekse veais since to Mr. * I trust that this measure will tend 19 Lowrees, undeis b; pubac advertisemeli obviare the misclaicfs arifing froin : he unbap.

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BA'N KRU P T S. lately subfifted ; and that the various impor- Ann Parıridge and William Iliffe, of Frie tant objects which will require confideration day-Itreet, carriers -Robert Wood, of Broadmay be afterwards proceeded upon with less street, Ratcliff, linen-draper-William Derinterruption, and with happier effect. mer, of the Strand, hardwareman-Joha

“ I can have no other object, but to pre. Harris, of Ashford, Derbyshire, dealer serve the true principles of our free and Fidde Heimken and Sarah Brickless, of happy constitution, and to employ the powers

East-Smithfield, fugar-refiners - John Lloyd, cntruited to me by law for the only end for of Bandy-leg-walk, Southwark, bakerwhich they were given, the good of my Joseph Bewley, of Hesket, New Markets people."

Cumberland, mercer-Robert Throckmor. The Earl of Mansfield, as speaker of the con-Perkins, of Hutingdon, apothecaryaHouse of Lords, by his Majesty's command, Thomas Turner, of Southampton, inn-hold. then said :

er — Mayson Wright, of Kingston upon " My Lords and Gentlemen,

Hull, inerchant - Luke Kent, of Portsmouth, " It is his Majesty's royal will and plea- printer -- Thomas Taylor, of Kingslandfure, that this parliament be prorogued to road, brickmaker and vi&tualier - Joachim Tuesday the sixth day of April next, to be Gerhard Peters, of Mansel-street, Goodman's then here holden, and this Parliament is ac- Fields, merchant- Robert Bragg, of Grancordingly p.orogued to Tuesday, the fixth tham, Lincolnshire, linen-draper-Joseph day of April next."

More, of Chandos-street, silk-mercer - Jona26. The Parliament was this day dissolved

than Sedgwick and Thomas Sedgwick, of by proclamation ; the writs issued out for a

Budge-row, ironmongers-Samuel Fletcher,

of St. Martin's-lane, wine and brandy mera new Parliament are returnable on the 18th of May next.

chant- John Bullock, of Great Marlow,

Bucks, stationer-Christopher Earl, of Bir. PROMOTIONS.

mingham, dealer-William Hutchins, of William Fraser, Stephen Cottrell, and Ludgate-treet, merchant— Benjamin JeaEvan Nepean, Esqrs. to be Commissioners

vons, of Stourport, Worcestershire, linen and for executing the office of Keeper of the woolen-draper - Benjamin Haigh, of OutPrivy-Seal.

iane in Longwood, in the parish of Hud. MARRIAGES.

dersfield, Yorkshire, inn-keeper and merJohn Boyd, Esq. to Miss Harlev, younge chant-William Jolley, of Dorset-Itrect, daughter of the Rt. Hon. Thomas Harley. - Spitalfields, grocer- Philip Green, of Meri, William Cheshire, Esq. of the office of Ord. Wilis, miller-James Dunbar, of Briftol, nance, to Miss Scragg, of Savage-gardens. - merchant - John Hewitt, of Blue-Ilouse, in The Rev. Dr. Jebb, Canon of Chrift-Church, the parish of Washington, Durham-Wila Oxford, to Mrs. Myddleton, of Windsor. liain Barker, of Bewdley, Worcestershire, William Efdaile, Esq. banker in Lombard- grocer – Richard Bellian, of Wigan, checkstreet, to Miss Jefferies.

manufacturer - Shubael Gardncr, of Crown

Court, St. George in the East, Middlesex, BIRTHS. Countess of Aylesford of a son. Lady Compton-itreet, grocer.

merchant and mariner-Joseph Mayfon, of St. John, of a son.

CERTIFICATES granted.
DE A THS.

Judah Samuel, of Wendover, Bucks, tan. The Rev. Owen Jones, Prebendary of - John Fielding, of Paternoster-row, Sutton, aged 79.--- Joseph Wright, Esq. of London, bookseller - Alexander Ross, of Romford, Essex, aged 84.- Pinckney Wilkin- Ironmonger-lane, factor~Mary Dare, of the son, Esq.member of Parliament for Old-Saruin, Minories, oil and colour-woman- Richard aged 91.

-The Right Hon. Sir Thomas Machell, of Liverpool, wine-merchantSewell, Knt. Master of the Rolls.- Charles John Hudson, of East Redford, Nortingham. Garth, Esq. one of his Majesty's Commis- Thire, inn-holder - David Terry, ot Colemanhoners of Excise. - The Right Hon. the freei-buildings, merchant-Olwell Truefit, Countess Dowager of Litchfield.- In the of Woodstock-ftreet, Hanover-square, ftable85th year of her age, the Rt. Hon, Lady keeper -- Joseph Bradles and Robert Brad. Holmes, relict of the Ri. Hon. Lord Holmes, ley. Abingdon-ftreet, coal-inerchanis Mark late Governor of the I Ne of Wight. - Mrs. Ridgeway, of Ironmonger-lane, Irish factor Perrout, reliet of the late Baron Perrott. and brokeraan Johu Sanders, of St. Paul, At Alnwick, Hugh Rowland Hughes, Gent. Shadwell, mariner-Edward Eagleton, of aged 114 years, 11 months, and 27 days. Bishopsgate-itreet, tea-dealer Stcphen The Rev. Dr. Franklin, formerly fellow of Northouse, of Leeds, inn-holder - John Trinity College, Cambridge, and Greek Fouihad, of James-streci, Covent-garden, Professor in that univerfity, one of his Ma- bricklayer-Jaines Farloe, of Birmingham, jefty's Chaplains in ordinary.-- Mr. Barrett, dealer William Burlion, of Danhead, st. of Yarmouth, in the 100 th year of his age. Mary, Wilts, merchant- William Beck and -Rear Admiral Thorpe Fowke.

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