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Motion for rendering the bill for the trial of controverted elections perpetual;

Atrong opposition ; Debates; the motion carried by a great Majority. Message relative to the transactions in America. American papers laid before the House. Petition received from Bollan the agent. Boston Port Bill. Second Petition from Bollan, refused. Debates. Petition from several natives of North America, resident in London. Great debates upon the third reading of the Boston Port Bil. The Bill pased.

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CHA P. VII. Motion preparatory to a repeal of the tea duty laid in 1967. Debate upon the

policy of a repeal at this particular time. Negative put on the motion. Bill brought in for the better regulating the government of Massachuset's Bay : debates upon it : petitions against it : reječted by the house : the bill passed : carried to the Lords: proceedings there : pases the lords. Bill for the impartial administration of justice in Massachuset's Bay: debates : the bill passes both houses. Bill for the government of Quebec, brought into the bouse of lords, and passed: sent to the commons : debates : passes the con-. mons, but with great amendments. Close of the Seffion. Speech from the

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APPENDIX to the CHRONICLE. etter from the Asembly of Masachusett's Bay to Lord Dartmouth. [201 Petition of the American Congress to the King.. Address to the People of Great Britain, from the Delegates appointed by the

Jeveral English Colonies of Newhampshire, Malachusett's Bay, Rhode Ifand, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsyl. wania, the Lower Counties on Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, to consider of their Grievances in General .. Congress, at Philadelphia, September 5th, 1774. :

(207 The Asociation of the American Congress.

[214 Address of the General Congress to the inhabitants of the Province of · Quebec.

[218 Articles of Impeachment of high Crimes and Misdemeanors against Peter

Oliver, Elai Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Judicature, &c. over

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obe Prevince of Maffac bafett's Bay, by the House of Representatives in
General Cowt assembled, in their otun Name, and in the Name of all the

Inbabitants of that Province, February 24, 1774.
Ibe Petitions of several Natives of Norto America, to the Hör: the Commons
of Great Britaie in Parliament afjembled.

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Second Petition of several Natives of North America, to ditto.

(229
Su:bentic Copy of the Address and Petition presented to the King by the Corporation

of Londom, previous to bis Majesty's figning the Bill for the better Government
of Quebec.

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Atract of an Aft to discontinue, in such manner and for futb time as are therein
mentioned, the Landing and Discharging, Lading or Shipping, of Goods and
Merchandize, at the Town, and within the Harbour, of Boston, in Massa-
chufeti's Bay, in North America.

[233
Hoftrait of an 4& for the better regulating ibe Government of the Province of
Massachusett's Bay.

[237
Ar Abfr act of an Ad for tbe impartial Adminifiration of Juflice in the

Cafes of Perfons questioned for any has done by them in the Execution of the
Law, or for the Suppreffion of Riots, in the Province of the Mafsachusetts
Bay

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Abfrati of the Bill for the Government of Quebec.

(239
Abhratt of the Af for regulating Mad-boules.

[240
sofiract of the Art for preserving the Health of Prisoners in Gaol, and preventing
the Gaol Diftemper.

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Abstract of an Ad for the Relief of Prisoners charged with Felony, or other

Crimes, wbe shall be acquitted or disebarged by Proclamation, respetzing the
payment of Fees to Gablers, and giving å Recompence for such Fees out of the
County Rates.

[242
Én aztbentic Account of the miferable Frie of ten Mer belonging to the Aida

venture, lately returned from tbe South Seas, who were surprised by the
Savages in New Zealand, put to deaib, and eaten. Extracted from the
Journal of one of the Crew that was ordered to make search for the unhappy
Sufferers.

(243
Authentie Account of a late unfortunate Tranfalion, with refpect to a Drying
Machine at Plymouth.

1245
Defcription of a curious Time-piece in Mr. Cox's Musevenia
Supplies granted by Parliament, for the Year 1774.

1250
Ways and Means for raising the Supplies.

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His Majesty's Speech to borb Houses o

November, 1774
The humble Addreds of the Right Ho

King, with his Majesty's molt grac
The bumble Aldress of the House of C
The bumble Addresses of both Hauses a

bis Majefy's Answers.
Ibe Thanks of the House of Commons a

gracious Auswer to their Address.
The Addreffes of both Houses of Parlic

Lieutenant, with his Excellency's A

The Speech of bis Excellency Simon E

General Governor of Ireland, to 2

I burjday tbe 2d of June, 1774.

The Lords Protest againf the Bill for

Province of Mc sachusetts Bay.

The Lards Protet againf the Bill for

certain specified Cafes, in the Prore

A Proclamation for diffelving this pret

Prozef of the Lords, zeth Norsember,

Tranation of bis Cabolic Marfs':

Mercet.

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His Majesty's Speech to both Houses of Parliament, on Wednesday the zoth of

November, 1774

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The humble Address of the Right Hon. the Lords Spiritual and Temporal to the

King, with his Majesty's molt gracious Answer. . . -

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The humble Aldress of the House of Commons to the King. ·

· Ī265

The humble Addrefjes of both Houses of Parliament in Ireland to the King, with

bis Majesty's Answers.

[266

I be Thanks of the House of Commons of Ireland to the King, for his Majefty's most

gracious Auswer to their Address.

[267

The Addresses of both Houses of Parliament of Ireland to his Excellency the Lord

Lieutenant, with his Excellency's Answers.

[268

The Speech of his Excellency Simon Earl Harcourt, Lord Lieutenant General and

General Governor of Ireland, to both Houses of Parliament, at Dublin, or

Thursday the ad of June, 1774.

[270

The Lords Protest against the Bill for better regulating the Government of the

Province of Malachufett's Bay.

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The Lords Protest against the Bill for the impartial Adminiftration of Justice, in

· certain specified Cafes, in the Province of Mafachusett's Bay

(274

A Proclamation for diffolving this present Parliament, and declaring the calling of

another.

276

Proreft of the Lords, 30th November, 1274.

(ibid,
Translation of his Catholic Majesty's Declaration of War against the Emperor of
Morocco.

CH A R A C T E R S.
Some Particulars of the Life of Lewis XV. late King of France and Navarre;

with short Sketches of the Character and Conduct of some of his Ministers,
Gener als, and Favourites

page i

Some Particulars of the Life of Charles Emangel III, the late King of Sara

dinia.

14

Some Account of the Life of the late Earl of Chesterfield.

19

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the late George Lord Lyttelton. 24

Anecdotes of the late Dr. Goldsmith.

Of Charles the First. By William Lilly.

Of the Duke of Marlborough; from the Earl of Chesterfield's Letters,

Curious Account of the Highland Robbers.

Remarkable Calamities of the Family of Innes, in Scotland, which present a

horrible picture of the barbarous Manners of the Age and Country in which they

took place.

41

Of the Murder of a Laird of Innes, as related in the old Account.

42

Curious Anedotes of Sir Gilbert Talbot.

45

Sir John Hawkwood.

ibid

Mark Alexander Boyd.

William Liihgowi

Lady Anne Clifford.

John Bruen.

ibid

- Henry Welby.

49

Mrs. Cromwell, the Protector's Wife.

50

Curious

ANTIQy

Cwricus Anecdotes of Robert Perceval, Esq;

50 an extraordinary Instance of Enthusiasm

$1 - Dr. John Dee, with his Prophet, or Seer, Edward Kelly

ibid. Some Account of Dr. Simon Forman ; from Lilly's Hiftory of his own Life and

Times
Some Account of Henry Morgan, the famous Bucanier
Anecdotes of Madame de Barre, Miftrefs to the late King of France 57
Genuine Account of Omiah, a Native of Otabeite, a new discovered Island in
the South Seas, lately brought over to England by Capt. Fourneaux.

61

56

State of Learning among the Anglo-Sa.

English Poetry
Seme curious Particulars, Shewing the anc

Age of Henry the VIIth.
An Account of the Remains of the Piets H
Remains of Antiquities in the Ifand of Art
Etablishment for the Hou/bold of the gre

1542.
Stange Retreats in the Isand of Isay.
The Order of the Kinge on Good Friday,

ing the Cramp-Rings, and offering anca On the Origin of the Order of the Garter Speech made by Henry the FirA, to the

called together by bis Royal Mande
Tear of bis Reign, 1106; being the
I brone.

Year 1

NATURAL HISTORY

64

MISCELLANEC

Experiments and Observations on the Singing of Birds; from a curious Letter **

tbat Subject, written the Hon. Daines Barrington, Vice-Pres. R.S, 10

Matthew Maty, M. D Sec. R.S.
On the noxious Quality of the Efluvia of putrid Marfhes.

77 Fartber Proofs of the Insalubrity of marfby Situations

79 The Case of a Patient voiding Stones through a fiftulous Sore in the Loins, without any concomitant Discharge of Urine by the fame Papage.

80 Remarks on the Aurora Borealis.

82 Of Scotch Pines; by James Farquharfon, Fla.

83 A Description of Loch Lomond

85 Remains of the wild Cattle, which were the native Race of the Country, fill preserved in the Duke of Queensbury's Park at Drumlanrig

89

ibid.
Description of the Balking Sbark, a Species of the Whale Kind.
Curious Account of the inand of Staffa, one of the Hebrides, and of tbe maga
nificent Pillars there, resembling those of ibe Giants Causeway;

88
Description of ihe wonderful Cave of Fingal
Curious Observations concerning the Propagation of Animals, and Care of their
Offspring

93 Of cnimals, as divided into the different Races or Kinds.

97

Same Account of a Discourse on the differe

versary Meeting of the Royal Society, Bart. President. A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adrien - caft away on the desert Island of East Albert Account of a fourney into Wales Animadverfions on the Iliad of Homer

with

A new critical Examination of the IF

USEFUL PROJECTS, &c.
Same Extracts from a Praflical Effay on a Cement, and Artificial Stone, julle

fupposed to be that of the Greeks and Romans, lately re-discovered by Mons.
Loriot, Master of Mechanics to his Mont Chriftian Majelly; for the cheap,
cafy, expeditious, and durable Confruction of all Manner of Buildings, and
Formation of all kinds of Ornaments of Arcbitefiure, even with the comes
monest and coarseft Materials.
New Method of raising early Potatoes
Extraordinary Recovery from Suffocation.

Arts; with Rules for judging of

Poetry.
On the Origin and Frogress of the Aris.
Juvenile Letters, written by the late La

Father, Sir Thomas Lyttelton.
Curious Quarrel between a Philosopher
Extract of a Letter from M. Voltaire
Extract of a Letter from the present
Letters between those celebrated epifto.

Madame de Sevigny.

IOS 118 119

A Letter written by the late Rev. Mr. Petition of the late Lord Chesterfield, tEjay on Friendship; written by the la

ANTI

ANTIQUITI E S. State of Learning among the Anglo-Saxons ; from Mr. Warton's History of English Poetry

121 Some curious Particulars, Sewing the ancient State of Wales, in and about the Age of Henry the VIlth.

- ; 131 An Account of the Remains of the Piets Houses in Scotland. - 139 Remains of Antiquities in the hand of Arran.

140 Exftablishment for the Houshold of the great Mac-donald, Lord of the Isles, in the

Year 1542.
Strange Retreats in the I pand of Isay.

- 144 The Order of the Kinge on Good Friday, touchinge the comeing to Service, hallowing the Cramp-Rings, and offering and creeping to the Colle.

ibid. On the Origin of the Order of the Garter. Speech made by Henry the First, to the great Men of the Realm, whom be

called together by his Royal Mandate, to meet at London, in the Sixth Year of bis Reign, 1106; being the first which we have on Record from the

ibid

143

145

I brone.

MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS.

Some Account of a Discourse on the different kinds of Air, delivered at the Anni

versary Meeting of the Royal Society, Nov, 30, 1773 ; by Sir John Pringle, Bart. President. .

147 A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures of four Rufian Sailors, who were -cast away on the delert and of East Spitzbergen.

150 Afbort Account of a Journey into Wales; written by the late Lord Lyttelton.

160 Animadverfions on the Iliad of Homer; from the German of J. G. Sulzer.

165 A new critical Examination of the Word Thought, as applied to the fine

Arts; with Rules for judging of the Beauties of Painting, Music, and Poetry.

166 On the Origin and Frogress of the Arts.

167 Juvenile Letters, written by the late Lord Lyttelton, when on his Travels, to his Father, Sir Thomas Lyttelton.

171 Curious Quarrel between a Philosopher and a Wit.

175 Extract of a Letter from M. Voltaire to the King of Prusia. Extract of a Letter from the present Empress of Russia 10 M. de Voltaire.

ibid. Letters between those celebrated epiflolary Writers, the Count de Bully, and Madame de Sevigny.

ibid. A Letter written by the late Rev. Mr. Sterne. - - 181 Petition of the late Lord Chesterfield, to the King Ejay on Friendship; written by the late Dr. Oliver Goldsmish - 183

Curious

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