Group Title: London chronicle, or, Universal evening post.
Title: The London chronicle, or, Universal evening post
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Title: The London chronicle, or, Universal evening post
Alternate Title: London chronicle
Universal evening post
Physical Description: v. : ; 27 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Sold by J. Wilkie
Place of Publication: London England
Publication Date: 1757-1765
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1757)-v. 17, no. 1330 (June 27 to 29, 1765).
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VOL.


O R,


UNIVERSAL EVENING POST.

,: From SATURDAY, JANAtY 30, to TUESDAY, FEBR ARY 2, 176..
From SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, tO TUESDAY, F"BitrARY 2, 1762.


MONDAY, FaBRUARY I.
The London Gazette. Nm "o7.
Hague, Januaryy %6.
E have'juf received an ac'
Count of the demife of the
Emprefs' of Rufia, who.
S died the 5th infant at Pe-
terfburg: And we likewise
hear, that upon the arrival
of that news.in Pomera-
nia, his Imperial Highnefs
the Great Duke was immediately proclaimed
Emperor, by the file and-title of Peter III.
at the head ofthe Ruffian army.
: Whitehall, Jan. 30. The King has been
pleaded to recommend to the Dean and
Chapter of St. Paul's, Dr. Richard Ofbal-
Sdefton now Bifh'op of Carlile, to be by them
elected into the bifhoirick- of London, void
Sy the deathofDr.'Haytek.
The King has been pleaded to present Wil-'
liHam Mafon, M. A. to'the Canonry and
SPrebend of Driffield, in the cathedral church
of York, together-with the Precentorihip of
: he, faid-charch, void by the promotion ofi
':D.rTho. Newton-to the biihoprick of Brif-
' t'ljiatn~ in his Majefty's gift, for this turn,
7'? i Vikiae'of his Prerogative Royal. ,
.::'- : BA I.JC_A P cr s,
'-Ed*ardBradfhaa, 'of Wolverhampton, Stafrordfhire,:
i' ~inied-'draper.-To appear Feb. 8, 9, March '3,
:t he Angel in \Wolveihampton. ;
E: dEamd feed, of Alburne, Wilts, Dealer.-To ap
pear Feb;. ;d, 8, March 13, at the King's Arms in
Berkhampftead St. Peter, Hertford(hire.
James Pereira, otherwise Mores Pereira, of Laleham,
Middlefex, Merchant.-To appear Feb. 3, s, and
March X1, at Guildhall.
'Dividends to be mide to Credirors.
Feb. zz. Henry Buckle, oL.Frome Sclwood, Somer-
ferlhire, Innholder.
zo. Jofeph Crosby, of St. Juoh.Wapping, Dealer.'
Henry Lowther, of St. Anne,Wetfm.'Merct.
Arnold Roy!e and Wil'iam Speakman, of
Bread Street, War.houenmen.
13. Archer Hodgfon. of Queen-Sqpare. Ormond-:
Street, Middrle(tx. Warehoufcman.
Richard Hughes, of St. Margaret, WeRmio-
fter, Slater.
John Confltabe, of Edmonton, Brewer.
Jofeph Stinderwick, of Taunton, Somerfet-
Ihire,- Linnen-draper.
George Thatcher, of Canterbury, Innholder.
Arthur klayne, of Plymouth, 'woollen-draper.
'Mafi'c 6..Charles Lowndes and Thomas iathurit, of
'' St. Paul Coi ent-Garden, Button-mankers.
C.. certificatess to be rnted, February ,0o.
.John Andrews, of Londrio, Merchant.
Joreph Cchen, of Leadenhall-Streer, Merchant.
SJfeph Adamfoa, of Silver-Street, Cureir.
I: 'P NE W S
Portfraeti f %tt 9. Yeferday in the af-
ternoon th''Tartuffe cutter arrived at Spit-
head, and. brought in with her the Reville, a
ifmall French loop, Which the took in fight
of four.French frigates., .The.floop is quite
new, and was froaT Havre on her firf voyage;


Plymouth, Jan. %6. The Albany floop of
war, arrived here, brought in with her the
St.,Patrick floop, laid to belong to Corke;
but has failed under Spanifh colors, and was
from Bourdeaux, laden with wine, the greatest
part of which lhe had fold to Sir Thomas
Stanhope's fquadronr in Bafque Road, and:
with the remainder ihe was failing for Belfe-'
ifle, under convoy of the Albany, when' a
cutter met the Albany and gave te Captain.
his orders, upon which he feized the floop ;
the Mafter of which, .one. Sulivan, then
hoifted Englifh colours though all were Spa-
niards except himLfelf.

L O ND O N.
We hear that the Queen of Hungary will
not make peace, unlefs both Upper and
Lower Sileiia be ceded to .her, ewichhas
been refused. 1' 1. I
SThe Czarina Anne, who died on .die a8th,
of O&ober, 1740, appointed for her ftc-i
ceffoi John. the fo of Anthony Ulric, Dukei
of Brunfwick-W-1 Uenbuttle, and:Anne his.
wife, daughter of Chales Duke ofMecklen-
burgh, and:the Princefs C 'aterie ho was
daughter of the late CzarJohn, elder rther
to.Peter the Great. .
'During the minority of the young Empero,>
(who was fcarde fix months '61d at:his ac-.
effion) Count Biron, 'Duke. of-iCouttlard
*as nominated regent by the Czarina Aa~ite
The Emperor's mother imagining Ate wasi
better entitled to the regency (if not to the
throne itself) ordered Count Munich ,togp y
preliend the Duke -of Courland,: 'caufedianm
to be tried for high, treafon, and.condemned
to die, but was content with banilhing him
to Siberia. .' ,
After which, the affumed the regency, but
4id not enjoy it long; for the Ruffian guards
4ad generals of the army, confPiring with
the Princefs Elizabeth (the late Emprefs)
youngest daughter of Peter the Great, pro-
claimed her Emprefs on the sth of Dec. 1741,
and made the Infant Emperor, and his father
and mother (theDuke and Duchefs ofBrunf-
wick Wolfenbuttle) prisoners, together with
Count Munich, and Ofterman the High
Chancellor. The-fentences paffed against
the families of the Dolgorucki, and other
noblemen, in the reign of the Emprefs
Anne, were revered, and the Dukeof Cour-
land was recalled from his exile; Count Mu-
nich and Oflerman were condemned to die,
and led to the-place of execution,, but their
sentence was changed to a .banifhnen't to
Siberia.
The late Emprefs, foon after her acceflon,
invited the young Duke of Holftein (de-,
feended from her eldeft fifter) intoRufia, de-
clared him-her heir, and gave him the title
of Grand Duke of Ruffia, who was pro-
claimed Emperor of all, the Rdffias the' sth
inft the day the late'Emprefs died.
It is thought by many eminent merchants,
that the present Emperor of Ruffia will de .
clare in favour of the Englifh.
[Price Twopence Halfpenny.]


Themarine society havecolle&ed,.equiped,
and'cloathed, for the fea service, y4Sz men,
and 4511 boys, in all 9963.
'The Dreadnought, a fine thip of 60 guns,.
and the Lancafter of .64 guns,, be'ig tho-
roughly repaired, will be-ready to go out of
'Chatham ock in a few days.
Ex~-'-a of a letter from Beleleife, Ja. rf.
There are how. here four 'fhlps of the'
line, -two frigates,'two floops, aqbomb, andi
Dite tlip of war of twenty guns. We have_
federal tents ashore for the convergence of
our featrea watering the Thips, which, 'wijt'
the fallads of fcurvygrafs, wild turnips, fbrreIl,
dandelion, 'and crefes, that the men pick up;
atongfhore, and the exercife' of riding, con-
tribute4 much to their health. Thehorfes are'
in a, sianier free .for every one to ride that
can catch them. The feamen put a bread-
bag over the horfes backs, tye it with ros
yarns for a paddle, and a piece of an old
haliaii for a bridle., Thus rigged, they: <-
fteer'linr on different. cpurfes, as the wind -'
:may be, till the animal, fetching a great
yiaw founders his rider."
Uplards of -zo,go beds, &c. are making
jn the greatefl harry, for the service of the
-fortQftn n exeditions.
o ed:J t Ruhfla. merchants of
tI~h raed to deliver this year 70o0
ton of iga and Peterfburg hemp, for th
Clufet-ra al navy.
:I'Th I tland man of.war isarritd. at Fal-
imthbe 'fto ,Libion i:a nine days, and has
. Otb g.v -rthe Earl of Briftol.
' T~~tcount of Admiral Saunders's. fqudi
drorr taking a, rich, Spanilh regiti" Jhip, ap
pakrs tOi e without good foundation.
- atirday being the anniverfary of the mar-
'yrdom of King Charles I. Dr. Squire, Bilhop
of St. Davi3, preached before the o{oufe of
Lords ib' Weftmintier Abbey, front Cor.
chap. x. iI.
Thi Bilhop of St. Afaph is appointed to
preach before the HouTe of Peers on theFa -
Day.
The Lent fermons this year will be at the
following churches, viz. Allfiallows Barkinp;
St. Andrew Wardrobe, Black Friars; St. Se-
pulchie's; and St. Paul, Covent Carden.
On Friday laft was determined in the Court
of Chancery, the caufe that has been fo long
-depending between John Vernon, Efq; aui
the executors and heirs at law of the late
Slingiby Bethell, Efq; relating to a very large
eftate in Antigua, in favour of the faid Joht
'Vernon, 'fq.
On Friday lafl judgment was affirmed in
ithe Exchequer Chamber, Weltminfter, be-
fore the Hon. tht Barpns of the Exchequer,
and fome of the Judges.of his Majefty's
Court of Commn- Pleas, upon a writ of
error after a verdi& in the King's Rihch, in
an a&ion of debt brought by the Lord of
the Manor of Stepney, plaintiff against s
butcher in Spittlfiellds market defendant,
for his not admitting the Leet ury to entes
.his .hop to examine his weighti'a4n fcuils
After atrreat.mwajleear ~pgeit bt tby






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THE LONDON CHR ONIC


LThe COTTAGER. N0.3."
Pwvoha.jYo'; wTiftE 6 arfaire X' C aFCMvcf. Theocrit
"'W HEN Ogl-th-rp led theBritifh troops
against" Auguffine, the terror of our
Southern settlers in Ncirth America, the
Quebec of Spain, he could' not but have fuc-
cteded, bad he been contented to pulfue the
ufual track of military bufinels. But he pre-
occupied the ckmency of vi&ory ere he w as
secure ftom repulie, .treating the Spaniards
rather as dedititious fubjets than as armed
enemies; and walled the .feaon for reducing
the fortrefs in the exertion of an ill-timed
lenity, that afforded grounds to moft of his
officers for imagining that he had made a
compact, of whatever fort; with the Gover-
nor for its indubitable surrender. The pro-
jeds indeedd of this unfuccefsful politician
were wild as the country he was engaged in;
and he adhered to them, in despite of experi-
mental convidicn, with an inflexibility that
did more honour to his conftancy and fcrti-
tude than to his prudence and underitandinrg.
It is accordingly with a very bad grace that
he is Eyied the founder of the colony of
.Georgia, of which he was in reality the re-
tarder; having retrograded its progress for
many years, by his impraAicable attempt to
cieablifh a frontier province, wherein Brtons
should be reconciled to a military govern-
ment, and Negroes prohibited, though the
incredible fultrinefs of the climate incapaci-
tates 'white labour.
While the General lIy before Auguftine,
like an indigenous rattle-fnake of that region,
gaping, with impotent fafeination, after the\
r.townfAvhich never dropt into his mouth, a
.adibitlerable detachment of Highlanders, in
pcflfion of an advanced pbif, were furprifed
by theSpanifh army, and being entirely un-
Efuppo7ted, were flaugh'tered or captived.
The prifoners were prefented,,by the inhu-
manity of the Spaniards, to the Indians in
their alliance, as an honourable douceur ;
and among thefe was one,.-f.the mountaineer
Serjeants. With this man the'favages made
.a triumphant entry into their nearest town,
during which he was buffeted and pelted by
the boys and girls;
Pueri circum innuptrque pudla. VIRtG.
then committed to cullodyi till the prepara-
tions were completed for the public folem-
nity of torturing him to death in ceremony.
The aboriginal Americans are jufily ab-
horred for their cruelty to prisoners ; it is a
fubjed on which European writers give them
(in their turn) no quarter; yet were thefe
Indians acquainted with the hiflory of other
continents, what numerous precedents might
they not allege in fpecious difculpation of
their pracice ? They then would affirm, that
the Grecians literally sacrificed a royal vir-
gin to one of their dead warriors; that the
'omarrs made the mortifying proceflon and
ignominious execution of captive generals
and kings effential parts of their'grand war-
dance, called in Latin triunihaus; that an
Hebrew Sachem impioufly vowed-away the
life of'his daughter; and that there are
Chriifan governments which Uill permit hy-
pocritically fanguinary tribunals. to Atiaa-
grida fellow-fubje&s for diffei-ence of opinion.
And now the fatal day was come, when
-the European vi&im was to be immolated td
the American Mars; a barbarian offering
doubtlefs, but lefs inhumanly fo than that of
the twelveTrcjan prisoners of warvby Achilles
to his minion, Patroclus, or of eight Italians
to his new'ally Rallas by the eye-blubbering
Aneas :
Qei pleure come une vache. R A .
As foon as the unhappy foldier flood pro-

6


duced amidft the favages, and viewed the
mangling infirnments of their intended but-
chery, whether the terrific appearance then
inflantly inspired him, or that (more pro-
bably) he had during the time of his con-
finement formed the firatarem he was about
to execute, he thus throughh an interpreter)
with apparent eafe ar.d becoming confidence,
harangued themultitude:
Heroes and patriarchs of the Weftern
world, whom I once little expected to meet
as enemies,- you are yet to be informed per-
haps, that with us Europeaps war is hiot, as
among-the inhabitants of thefe regions, a
matter of mere honour, but a profeflion
whereby particulars earn their livelihood;
our warfare confcquently is no fubje& of
choice, it being an indifpenfable duty in the
fbldiery to follow implicitly wherever their
leaders march. If therefore you found me
in hoflile ranks, you are not thence invari-
ably'to conclude that I have personal en-
mity to the natives of America, whom in
truth I eflecm, on account of the incorrupt
simplicity of their manners, and the fmila-
rity of their cuftcms to many of my own
country. You have, however, "conquered,
O matchlefs warriors, and my life is by mar-
tial right confeffedly yours: Nor am Idil-
pofed to deprecate incurr'd death and tor-
menat, with unavailing effeminacy; but, as
it is an irreproachable ufage with us to offer
ranfom, nor wholly unruftomnary for your-.
felves to receive properly in nommutation for;
blood I here propofe a- copious mult, 'a
val/ble redemption, which I am fure you will
gladjy accept, nor hall I be forry to be jufii-
fiably neceffitated to aive to thofe I fo much
venerate.'
Know then, American ages (continued
he, after a paufe) that:in the country where
I was born there are. perfons who, by what-
ever means, are 'gifted with preternatural
knowledge and power; and that one jf'-chic
my near relation, conferr'd on me, when I
commenced foldier, a never-failing charm
,whichbrenders me invalneralfe.to every 'wea-
pon r tiwar.. How otherivife could I-have
escaped all wounds in the late dreadful con-
flit, wherein I call your prowefs to witness
that I was not idle, nor unexpofed ? This:
fecret will I not fcruple to reveal, in grate-
fulretributionfor my forfeit life, to the war-
like tribe whofe duteous flave 1 am; whereby
they will be impowered not only to repel in
common.with their continental brethren the
invaders from Europe, but to range alfo with
irrefiftible forces over the neiv world, where-
ever glory, or glorious revenge, may invite
them.. I purpose alfo.(being well aware how
much your lagacity makes it neceffary) to
exhibit, and that immediately, fuch indif
. pitab(le proof of the efficacy of this charm as
hall convince the leaft credulous.amongyou :
Only permit me to have one hand at-liberty,
that 1 may be able to perfo:ma fomie requisite.
adions in the incantation."
The Indians liftencd with eagernefs to a.
proposal fo flattering to their military turn;
and, after a Ihort consultation, untied the
arms of the prisoner ; who requefled, that
his broad-fword (which had been taken with
him) might be produced, and delivered to
one of the floutet and boldeft of their com-
batants,, after trial made of its etge arnd
ftrength.. The Highlander afterward bared
his neck, which he encircled with qnanyv
manual figns, being too much a Chriflian to
forget that of the crofs; feil devoutly on his.
knees, and. commended himself, to the'hea-
venly mercy in a fort prayer, in the Er/e
language; then cry'd, with a loud voice and
gay countenance, to the.,tamntiye aflimbly.


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L'E for 1762. Io0
apd their ready fwcrd-bearer, 'Now behold,
Ar.ericans, the makingg evidence of my
Sveraciy and fidelity iand you fleked chief-
''tain, exert your utmoft force, which /hall
not onlyail to fever my head, but will not
even erafe the fkin of my enchanted neck.'
The Indian dircEts the forceful blow with
kill ; the diicontinuat.ng blade glides, fwift
as lightning, between the vertebra; t'e head
aq tsl tie deception by continuiting fme mo-
wments on te .trunk ; then tumbles with it on
the ground; and rcur.l a'way in ,
fepdration. The favages ftcod mute and mo-
tionlefs for a time, contemplating alternately
thecorpfe and one another; they imagined
at fii-t that their captive put too rah a con-
fidence in his own charm; afterward they

undeiltood, not without fcme rising indigna-
tion, that the fubtle Juicide had tepojed on
thei;, in Order to evade ee impending tor-
tures; They did not, however, drag about
his lacerated carcafe with Achillean rage,
but paid due acknowledgement to his policy
and courage, by bellowing on his lifelefs re-
mains. an honourable interrr.ent.

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4necdotes, Political, Hijarical, Literary, &c.
From the London Regiffer, for Jan. 176z,
IT has been often observed, and which is
more to the purpose, it is inconteltably
true, that there is, and indeed, always has
keen, a kind of fashion in reading. In one
age large histories have been.admired, and
even the lives of particular perfons have been
fwelled into folio's. In another, abridge-
ments have been in vogue, and every thing
was to'be compreffed, like Homer's Iliad, into
a nutshell. Then Romances cameinto play;
Mnd especially fuch.as had a mixture of true
itnd falfe'hiftory. But thefe received their
death's woun~l from the pen of the incom-
parable Boilean. Memoirs and novels ap-
pfared next upon the flage; and, tfay the
truth; have not yet made their dxit, But,
after all, the favourite reading of our times
are anecdotes. .
But, if fome fupercilious Critic should take
it in his head to afk, what are anecdotes? I
doubt many a modern reader, th'ugh very
well verfed in the ftudy, would. be at a lois
for.an'anfwer; arid, to peak candidly, it is
not very eafy to be given. The fimple and
plain reply to the question is, an anecdote is
a fat, or remark, or an observation, not hi-'
therto published. The .emnoirs of Philip
de Comines were, in their day,,-a treasure of
anecdotes; fo is Burnet's H/a' ; o. i. i.v.wn
Times, and the'Earl of Clarendon's Hyot/ry
of hi own Life. For, though allthe(e.books
contain a great deal of public hi o0ry-pat was'
known before, yet': they. like.wi'feb contain
abundance of pagess :thar, yeir 4njawn
before their publication. ..'.~a 'o '-in f .o ,
But, though novelty is in :tr.h-1,7e vryl
effence of anecdotes;. yet ,the rare, foRJ e
other circumftances.requiatfei Wr as tAgree-.
able. It mufit not' only ibanew, .butit muft
be likewise of fome importincy. Thomas ;
Hearne, of laborious-.memory,.,hasproduced
to the view of the learned, .many things that
haad long flept; and, if not ditfurbed by him,.
-would have for ever flept itthe, damp bofomr
of'oblivion; and yet Thomas was never
thought a writer of anecdotes. Sometimes,
however, importance may be 'dipenfed with,
provided they are curious and well told. In
refpea to anecdotes, the manner is as much
to-be considered as the matter; nay, fome-
times more, for an old..ftory prettily told,
and handsomely embellifhed, Thallpais with
the fhrewdqft wit for an anecdote, jufi as
calf's head, properly feafoned and elegantly
dithed up, hall pleafe even critical palates,
'aqd be alowed-the name of turtle.
There is, indeed, a certain ingredient,
which is generally thought to gieq: the grand
zeft to anecdotes; and that i~. tire.' Whe-
ther it Be owing to the natural malignity of
mankind, to felf-love, to a certain, fpecies,of
pride, or to whatever other cafe; fo it is, that.
'a flry whieWlieffezis the character of a great
fiani, expofes -the#reputation .of a heroine,
or difcovers -the weaknefs of one that has
been' universally celebrated for wisdom, is
too commonly well received. But though in
fome cafes this may give a high relish, and an
extreme poignancy to an anecdote, it is by.
no means effential.- On the contrary, to a
delicate tafte, the refcuing an injured and
illustrious name from calumny, the deteaing
falfe hillory-; ca even letting a fat of a du--
bious nature in a fall and fair point of light,
wil be allowed to have yet more 'merit; for,
upon the whole, in defiance of all half
Critics, and falfe Codhoifieurs, I venture to
aflfrt, that the true teft and touchilone of an
anecdote is TRUTJrH.
An author muft be allowed to deal very
-honourably with his readers, who in his pre-


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fatory addrefs furnifhes them with rules for
criticizing his own writing; though, petiaps,
his real motive may be to point our the merit
of his performances. There are few things
that may not be ccnfidered in very different
lights, and, which is not fo conirrtonly ob-
fered, are feen in very different forms, ac-
cording to the confiruaion of ,their eyes;
I mean the mental eyes of thofe who con-
fider them. The principal aim, after ail,
of thefe introdutory remarks, is to convey
,to the readers knowledge, the many difficul-
ties that occur in making a valuable collec-
tion of anecdotes. It requires, I wil not
pretend to enumerate 'how nia.y an.d how
great powers of the mind; but this I may
surely 'have leave to fay, that if the maxrvl-
lo.s may' be easily rviflaken for the im-
portant, the'whimfical for the curious, and
obloquy for fatire; it is no flight talk, more
especially in fo enlightened an .we as the pre-
fent, to offer a riirellaniy of anecdotes, to
the public view. This, howev-r, is what
I undertake with a sincere and,e..rnef defidec
to-pleale every candid and fenfible perufer;
and at the fame time, I faithfully promise,
for my own fake as well as theirs, to make
my bow and retire, whenever I find my en-
deavours vain, and that I can please no
longer.
A Political Anecdote.
T H E present war in.Elrope, is not a war
of Monarcbr'but of Miniflers, not
'founded in anyi reasons of late, but arising
'from 'private interests and perforal refent-
ments. A witty Englifh Minifter, whofe
judgement and whofe vivacity sometimes,
though not always, kept pace with each
other, frequently laid, that all Eurpie was
em'btoiled by three fopf--In niaiiyjtlances,
no doubt, he poke at random; but'in this,
it may be truly, affirmed, he fpoke like an
.Oracle.
"' "The first of thefe splendid fribbles, a Count
6f. the Empire, had great credit in one of the
firilt Courts in the.Chrifiian world. In the
conferences antecedent to the peace of Aix-
la-Chapelle, he discovered a.coxtempt for an
ally that had done moft of what was done
during the war, and had furnished the means
requifite for doing the reft. A French Mi-
nifter penetrated his fentiments, improved
them to the advantage of his malter, and was
made a Duke, though not a Peer, for his
pains. The German Count, after the peace,
was fent Ambaffador to Paris, where, though
ridiculous in his behaviour, he had a deference
paid him, which never any other Am-
baffor received, This Statefnran returned to
his own Court with a heart entirely Gallic;
*and, as might be expected, much improved
'in the science of foppery. His ample tye-
wig, superior to every thing, but that of Sir
Cloude ey Shovel 'in' the Abbey, has occa-
fioned many disputes. Some fty, that when
perfe&ly well combed and oiled, he thrufts
his head through a hole in his cabinet, when
two dextrc.us: pages fill it with pearl powder,
with a pair of engines admirably adapted for
this purpose. Others alledge, that, covered
with a Spanifh cloak, he walks up and down
a large room, while four pages play their
poud:iers from its corners. In this both
parties agree, that he has a velvet mafk upon
his face, to defend that and his eye-fight.
Whatever a flovenly reader may fufpel, this
head, thus covered, has brains; and this
man of mode is likewise a man of parts, and
has raised himself upon the ruins of an an-
cient fyftem, framed and fuppcrted by all the
men of parts who preceded him in the Mi-
niftry.
In France, an Abb6, whole talents were


for 1762 Jan.30-Feb.2.
thought to qualify him only to officiate as a
price, in the temple of the.Cypjihn goddefs,
co-operated with the German Count, He
was allowed to have parts, though by writ-
inga 'Nely pretty copy of.f.erfes upon Indo-
/encec, it was geiretally believed he was not
much inclined to ule them.. This was a
fineff : anid a tour he was forced to make to
Venice, on account of being thought too
acceptable at a certain toilet, furnished him
with ItAlian maxims, which he pra&ifed
with to much addrefs at his return, as to fix
his Patrcnefs to the German interest; and to
give fo new and fo tun-xpcted a caft to the
politics of his all-varying countrymen,,'as to
change, at leafi in appearance, the objeis
they had had in view for at left a couple of
centuries. But. prefuming that the powers
which had accomplified- this might effce
fill meoe, he differed with her who made
him, and who, to fhew the plenitude of her
influence, unmade him, though infallibility
had covered his head with that defensive
v.e.pcn, which kept the Duke of Lerma's
upon his fhoulders. Thus this ecclefialtical
Fribble fell, and left the engine the prifel
had conftru&ed to the.protedion of a wo-
man.
The'Beau of Saxony, whofe wardrobe
makes fo magnificent a figure in the woiks
of the ingenious. Mr. Hanway, concurred
with the Count of the Empiie, the French
Ecclefiaftic, and the Lorrain Minifters, who
have a kif'd of mixed interedf, which: ever
leads them to wilh a good corrcpondence be-
tween the Courts of Vienna.,and Verfailles,
as natural to them, whatever it mhii gbe to
the nations; and, moft unfortunxgelpr the
poor people, embarked Saxonyn inh .9arrel.
All the 'world -kniows he has his roj~l Co-
loffis totally at command, and is of.courfe
entirely reiponlible for his motions. it would
be in vain to lock for Fops in Ru'4ia; but
yet, even there, there was a-Favoudnte and
two Minifters, one ftrongly;attacied. to
France, and the other an implacable enemy
to Pruffia.
It might contribute to complete the pic-
ture, if we could. have a good commentary
upon the laying of the late Duke D e Mire-
poix, a man of illullrious defcent, who with
the Frepch livelinefs had adopted the frank-
nefs of a Briton. He ufed to affert, that
fome people had fo strong a.paflion'for the
monopoly of Hats, that they ]oft fight of the
security of the Heads that were to wear
them. But no more of this: we have no in-
clination to be clofe at the heels of a god-
defs who is ffid to walk in .pattens, and who
has fo unfortunate a hitch in her gait, as
now and then to firike out the teeth of thole
who follow her tocrelcfely.
,An HiJorical Anecdote.
THERE was, during the late war be-
tween the Queen of Hungary and the
King of Pruffllia, an officer of considerable
rankin the service of the latter, whom his
Majefly deteaed in a correfpondence with
one of the Auflrian Generals: His Majefty
made no noife about .the. affair, or the leaft
alteration in'his conduA towards the officer,
with whom, upon certain occasions, he con-
verfed very familiarly. When his Majefty
had got two' or three of his letters into his
polfeffion, he called him one day into his
clofet, and charged him with his offence,
laying, at the fa~me time, the intercepted.
letters before him. The delinquent trem-
bled, fell upon his knees, and begged his
Majefty to fpare his life. The King com-
manded him to rife, and affured him he
would not put him to death or even to dif-
grace. I believe, faid the King, I can








Jan.30-Feb.2. T HE L
tell what infligated you to this criminal ac-
tion. At fuch a time I put fuch an officer
over your head i was not that' the reason ?"
The officer owned it was. At that time,
continued'ihe King, I could not inform you
of the reason ; at present I can, and will."
The officer, when he' had heard him, ac-
knowledged the King was in the right, and
that, all circumstances considered, ie could
not aa otherwise than he did. Then,
faid the King, we are even: you could not
have a greater plealre in gratifying your re-
fentment, than I have in frgi'ing you. Say
nothing of what has paffed; but ,beware of
doing any thing of the like kind again."
SSome mail time after, the King included
this officer in- a promotion, and thereby re-
flored him to his rank, for which he went to
return him thanks,- and vowed eternal fide-
lity. His Majefty received him very graci-
oufly, told him, he knew he was'a gooden-
gineer, and that he would confide to his care
the fortifying a poll of great importance.
Tbie officer undertook the charge, and he
executed it entirely to the King's fatisfac-
tion, who.expreffed it in the moit obliging
.manner, and promised that he'would very
.foon take an opportunity to reward him.
In the beginning of the 'next campaign,
this officer dining at the table of Marihal
* observed that his Excellency, after
dinner, was.making up a pacquet,' which
was to be fent to- Berlin by his running foot-
man. Thte:officer laid hold of this oppor-
tunity.to intreat the Marfhal to put a letter
of his in.his, pacquet, which he pulled out
of his pocket ready fealed, and the Marmhal
.mades :. ethealf :difficulty of inclofing it
-. ,wth-~iA,,n0pd tten delivered the pacquet
Sto his .io l t, 'Ths man 'proceeded with
the utmif .,lqpediti on on his journey: but
before igie iifif way to. Berlin, he was
ftopped, by' an. .efcer -of the King's guards,
who demanded h:is pacquet, broke it open,
arid took :oux the -oicer's letter; and then
ordered the man to go on with the other
letters. As. he went from the MarShal's
Stent, the officer was arrested, and brought
the next day to the King, who fhewed him
his own, letter, in which was a plan of the
fortificatier, with inftruaions how it might
be attacked and taken in a very Ihort pace.
.He flood fome timeftupid and silent; at laft
- burft into tears, and again begged his life.
Your life, faid the King, is fafe; and I
might, perhaps, have pardoned this treafon
too, but your treachery to your friend, and
making him unwittingly a partner in your
crime, I cannot forgive.-You muft pafs the
remainder of your days at Spandau, whither
.he was conduaed foon after, and fet to work
at the tail of a wheel-barrow upon the forti-
fications.
Literary Anecdote.
ST is well known to the learned of all na-
tions, that the famous Hulet, Bilhop of
Avranchcs, mintainetd, in his HiJlory cfj
the Commerce of the Ancinents, as well as in
his other writings, that the Chinefe were a
colony of the ancient Egyptians. This was
in opposition to another great man, who af-
ferted juft the reverfe, that the Egyptians
were to be considered as descended from the
Chinefe. The reader will observe, that not-
wihiltatding the apparent repugnancy of
there opinions, they have till this in com-
mbn, that both of them allow a visible con-
formity in tlie genius, culftoms, and laws of
thele two nations; which fuch as have
efpoufrd either of there notions, with indc-
fatiable labour and pains have endeavoured
to mew.


O'N DO N


This dispute has been lately revived in
France, and several perfons of lively parts,
great fagacity, and extensive erudition, by
several well-written pieces, though differing
in their sentiments, have thrown great light
upon the fubjea. This, perhaps, many may
think little better than a wafte of time, and
calculated to promote-no ufeful end ; but on
the other hand, this is much easier faid than
proved. The extent of human underfrand-
ing is fo limited, that we can rarely pro-
nounce upon any flbjic whether it is or is
not void of utility. Besides, if it could be
proved, the learned ;are as well entitled to
amusements as the ignorant; and certainly
fuch enquiries as thee are very innocent, and
have no tendency to corrupt the morals, oi-
to inflame the paffions of mankind; and for
this reason, even from fuch as deny them ap-
plaufe, they at leaft merit indulgence.
In refpe& to this dispute, it feems in a fair
way of being decided bya method that never
entered into heads of thofe by whom it
was firlt started, and which at the fame time
fhews that there literary altercations, like the
labours of the Chemills, may lead to difco-
veries, which, originally at leaft, were not
either fought or e-peaed. There is in the
poffeiion of his Sardinian Majely an ancient
buff of the Egyptian goddefs Ifis in black
marble, which, with other colleaions belong-
ing to the Dukes of Mantua, were brought
to Turin at the fame thme with. the famous
table of Ifls, which makes fo great a figure in
the works of the learned Mortfaucon and
other ingenious Antiquaries. '
The face an4 but of this-ancient image aie-
coyered- with charafers very clear, and
strongly marked;, biut which hitherto have
been thought unintelligible. A perfon cu-
rious Jirn--tefe kind of refearches carried a
very esta& caught of this buft to Rome, in-
order to comfult a. learned Chitefe who re-
fides there, upon a fufpicion that he enter-)
tained that there chara&ers had fome affinity
to thofe of the Chinefe language. Upon an
attentive confederation of the characters 'he
perceived that the fufpiclon -was' not ill
founded, and that they were truly Chinef ;
but not the charaaers now in ufe, but thofe
that were employed by their ancestors in re-
moter ages, with which very few, even among
the molt learned of the modern Chinefe, are
at all acqfiainted. By the help of diEtiona-
ries, however, which are prefervedamongft
the ftupendous colleaions relative to oriental
learning in that metropolis, he is faid to have
given avery probable, or at leaft averyplau-
fible, interpretation to thewhole inscription.
The Public may, and without doubt will,
receive more ample and.corre& accounts of
this matter in due time. At present the thing
is new; and as in -relation to all matters ofx
this fort, thofe who are verfed in thefe kind's
of fludies are much divided ih their fenti-
ments, it is.mentioned here as a novelty, and
which in that reipe6 'cannot be difpleafing
to the reader. When it comes to be a fub-
jea of controversy, it will fall into other and
more able hands, to which we very willingly '
refign it.

SFor the P OUT and RHEUMATISM:
ELIXIR OF BARDANA.
A Ne iMediine prepared by'the Dirtcions of
Dr. HIL L, is aold by'Mr.Bald.in, Bok-
'tller, iln Pater nofler-row; and Mr. Jackfbn in St.
James's Strtet, atrs., a Bottle, with printed Diretions.
The Auther is-known, and the Af-liaed may tale
it without YFer. i may be taken cq"al!y in the In.
tervals and during rthe'Fhs its Operation is by in-
fenfiblc Perfpiration, and lightly bi Urine..


o10


P R- 0 L 0 G U E to Florizel and .Perdita
(a'dramatic ptafcral, altered by Mr. Gar-
rick from Shakefpear's ['inter's Tale). -
'written and j~oken by Mr. Garrick.
10 O various things the flige has been com-
a par'd,
As apt ideas ftrike each humorous Bard:
This night, for want of better fimile,
Let this our Theatre a Tavern be :
The poets Vintners, and the Waiters we.
So (as the cant and cuflom of the trade is)
You're welcome Gem'men, kindly welcome
Ladies.
To draw in customers, our bills are spread.
[- : [Shevwing a Play Bill.
You cannot miles the ign, 'tis Shakefpear's,
Head. [divine,.
From this fame Head, this fountain-head
For different palates springs a different wine !
In which no tricks,to strengthen or to thin'em--
SNeat as imported-no French Brandy in 'em-
Heace for the choiceft fpirits flows Chan-
paign,; .- [vein,.
Whofd fparkl;ig atoms fhoot thro' every
Then mount .in magic vapours, to th' en-
raptur'd brain! I
Hence flow for partial mindspotationsitrong ;
And Siveet love potions, for the fair and young.
For you, my hearts oak, for your regale,
[To the upper gallery..
There's good ol1EnliJh Stingo,mildandftale..
Forhigh, luxurious fouls with luscious fmack;;
There's Sir Yohs'FalItffe, is a butt of fak ;
SAnd. if the ftrbori liquors moae: invite ye;
"Bardolpb is gi,,and' PiJtbl aqua vita.o
But should you iall fo Faflaffe, where ito find-
h.inm :,,;,; :- [him..
H* He's gone-iM ft one cup of fack behind
SSunk iBa1iiseow chair, no kihoi-he'll' I
a.. o., ['come; .
No more, wit y y wagi,. t6 EafJcheap
He's gone1-tao jefl, ad laighli, and give
,,, ..hisfa(kat.h ie. "
As. or th .learned Critics, grave and deep,,
Who catch at words, and cafciing fall asleep ;
Who in the foi-ms of paffion--hum,--and haw!l
For fuch,, our.mafter will no liquor draw-
So blindly thoughtful, and to darkly read,
They.take Tom Durfer's for the Shakefpear's,
Head.
A vintner once acquir'dboth praife and gain,,
And fold much Perry for the beft Champaign..
-Some rakes,- this precious fluff did fo allure;:
They drank whole nights, what's that-when:
wine is pure r
"' Come, fill a bumper, 7ack.-I will, my:
Lord- [upon my word !
Here's c.ream-Damn'd liie.-iimmienfe--
Sir William, what fy you-The befl, be-
S' iieve me- [ceive me."
In this-Eh ',ack -,t1 Devil can't de--.
Thus. the.wife Critic tqo, nai'ftakees his wine,
Cries out,withlliftedeyes, 'Tis great!-divine !'
Then jogs his neighbour, as the wonders strike
.hm ; [nothing like himr !
This Thakefpear Shakelpear !-Oh,'there's.
In this night'svaricus, and enchanted cup,.
Some little Perry's mi.t for filling up.
The five long aes, from which our three.are
takcn, [faken.
Stretch'd out to t fi::teen years, lay by,. for-
Left then thit precious liquor run to wafie,
'Tis now confin'd and otrlcd for your mafte;.
'Tis my chief wilh, my joy, my only plan,.
To lofi no-drop of that imrnortalnan!'

Mr. Quin had then hl:t the Stare. -
t "Ihe afion of th -Wi'nrter's 'Tate, as writtoenab
SShakefpear,. comp;elihdsfixtee n years,


CHRONICLE for i762.






110


THE LONDON


Tuesday, Feb. 2.
A M E R I C A.
ANew-rTrk, December 7.
HE fleet which failed from
hence to the fouthward, was
fpoke with a few days 'ago,
T all well. :I
The floopLoveand Anne,,
SRobertCobham,mafter, from
Jamaica for Philadelphia, on
the A9th of Sept. was taken by a French fri-
gate off the N.W. end of Cuba; but being
left on board with five Frenchmen, himfelf
alone took an opportunity to dispatch one
with a brace of balls, and to oblige tile other'
four to jump into the hdat, and o bretookhis
veffel. He was ten days .turning to wind-
ward before he met with relief, when he met
a brig bound to Scotland, which had been-
taken'and ranforned, who pared him one.
Sand. On the i6th of O&. the floop fprung
a leak, which continually got the better of
the pumps, when on the i.th they happily
met with the ihip Antelope, Capt. Fairel,
bound to this port, whom theygot on board
,of, leaving the floop with 'three feet water
in the hold.'
.Extral o' a letter from Capt. BacJt, late
'Iafjer of a Brirg beloqr'ng to this Port,
dated Cape Francois, Oc7.1. x. ,
My laft informed you of my being taken
.by the Defiance man of ~.r, on my voyage
'from Jamaica to the Mouint, on the rnth init.
.On the i7th he put his firff Lieuteriant on
board with 50 hands, and fent u in company
'with' Capt.. Little, in q-ue4 of a raniber of
Dutch armed floops, whnom C.ipr. Li tle and
another :privateer b:rig- hl' t' h.day before
been obliged to quit.
The i8th we faw 13 ofPlem coming out
.of Port Paix, and-flood' for ,us arid in the
afternoon they bega- 'to' fire at us, and we
(being uch a number, fired a gn to leeward,
and hoilted our. jack;. they Itill continued.
.firing, we immediately truck, but they.kept
a constant fire, which made us imagine they'd
-give us no quarter. At five we were boarded
-by four Dutch floops, and a little after by
.two others. The ufage we met with from
thefe villains is impoffible for tongue to ex-
prefs, or pen to deferibe; they juft left me
what I had on my back: they killed my
.boatfwain after we Itruck: ,poor Captain
Little.was cruelly, butcher'd in cold blood."
'Bo/on, Dec. 14. Monday Capt. Froft ar-
rived at Portfmouth in a Flag of Truce from
Martinico, where he had been to redeem
.three hostages for three several veffels belong-
ing to Pifcataqua, taken and ranfomed. By
him we have'the following intelligence:
That he left Martinicq the .th of Nov.
where the French were making great prepa-
rations tb receive the Englifh forces, who
they expeied every moment would pay them
a vifit, and had encamped their women and
children-in the country: That Commodore
Douglas lath, by proclamation, give great
encouragement to Englifh .privateers, thai
.they hall have all the plunder they can gel
at Martinico, in confequence of which neal
xoo fail of Englilh privateers were cruifinj
in thofe feas.
Yefferd'ay arrived here Capt. Weft, frort
South Carolina, bjh whom we have advice
that the'four companies which were .to em
bark-from thence for the Weft Indies, faile(
the ltft alt. under convoy of the Nightingalh
man. of war; and that the Captains Malcoln
and. Matthews were arrived there from thi
port.
We hear'fiom Nova Scotia, that fome time


C1H R OAI 1 C L E


laft month Capt. M'Kenzie of Fort Cumber-
land, having armed two veffels at Bay Vert,
proceeded as far to the Northward as Bay
Chaleurs, in order to break up a neft of
SFrench vermin on that coat, who have done
us to much mischief thefe two or three years
paft. in intercepting our veffels bound to
Halifax. Li'.,u.,ioIng, and the river St. Law-
rence, v. liicl he happily effeded ; and having
t:erj abLul 240 men, women; .and children
prifoners, brought them to Bay Vert, toge-
ther with eight or ten fmall veffels laden with
their effes. All the other fmall craft upon
the coat ho destroyed, fo.that there need be
no apprhenfion of any interruption in going
up the river next year, as all the ringleaders
of thd mischief hitherto done, with their fa-
milies, are.now prisoners.
I R. E L A N D.
Dublin, Jan. e3. A few days ago died in
D1wfon-ilreet, Adam Humble, Efq; Dodor
of Phyfick, ard one of the College of Phy-
ficians.
Wednesday died, at h;s feat at Danesfort,


for' 1762. Jan.30- Feb.2.
is arrived from "a crt'ze. *.-.. ,'ed the Bodi.
cawen, Jacbbfon, from Boiftr .. adt iiaied im-
medjately for the River.
ARRIVE D,
Broderick Packet, Ballini, from Guernfey,
Sat Portfmouth,
Briflol Merchant, Marfhal, from Briftol, at
Philadelphia.
Champion, Francis, from Newfoundland, at
Civita Vecchia.
John, Johifon, from Lancafler; Robert.and
Elizabcth, Malter, tfm Chichifler; St.,
Andrew, Reily, from Cadiz; anid Jane,
M'Carthy, from-Faro, at-Cork;
William and Peter, French,'from Faro; Sea
.Fiovver, Power ; Ebenezef, Jacobfon; and
P; since of Orange, Norman, from Seville:
Jenny, Poley, Brom Glafgow; .Belleifle,
SDa!y, from Exeter; Halifax, Strahan,
fiomn Swanfey; Nonpareil, .Jordan, and
Lively, Williams, from Cheffer, atDublin.
The Hawke, Wilfon, is arrived at Dover,
from Guadalupe. She came out the latter
end of December.


in the county of Kilkenny, Patrick Wemys, L O N D O ...
Efq; member for Calan. .It appears that the expedition fleet now
Tuesday died, aged 90, the Rev. Dr. John getting ready, is the greatest that England
Wynne, chanter of St. Patrick's cathedral, ever prepared. Dr. Winteringham goes as
keeper of the' public library of St. Sepel- head Phyfician, Infpeaor and Diredor of
chre's, Dublin, and one of the secretaries to the hospitals intended. Two other Phyfi-
the incorporated society. cians, four Surgeons, and forty. Hofpital-
Dublin, Jan. 26. The Dublin mails of Mates, who are all appointed, go under him.
the 2d, jth, and 'th inft. were put on board The Officers.are ordered to be atPprtfmouth
the Sicilia of Ghefer, George Parke, mafler, in fourteen days at farther, as nobdelays will
on Saturday the 9th in the morning, in order be permitted.
to 'cariy them to Parkgate (all the packet- Extrarc of a letter ~ 'P. .:',;.':.A 7jan. 3,r.
boats being'then detained at Holyhead by Saturday 20o0 ot the KRin' reya.regiment
forms and contrary winds) and by letter of .foot, lately railed, at r ned q, in.or-!
from the PofftmafferofChefter, dated Thurf- der for embarkarion ; lhe re'i. of Ihe regi-
day the sift, there three mails were not then .ment ae :to. follow-foon., The-Duke of
.arrived there,, thioughi the fubfeqient mail Richmond's regiment t 'aB 'ETin lloke,
came in regular course, to wit, the 9th, i2th, arid, we hear, will come here to emrark.
r4th, arrived there the i8th, and the i6th f This morning the Portland arrived at
on the 2oth, on which account it is imagined Spithead from .L: bon; She landed Lord
the veffel is either blown out of her course, ,' Briftol at:Falmoith
or loft. The Bellona is ready to come out of the
SEiarbour. The Namure is almost ready for
S I I P N E V S. fea. Our artifices are indefatigable in fit-
Pol,. Yan. 2o. Sailed the Hawke, Keay, ting out a large fleet.
for Plymouth; and Chefhunt, Borley, and At Spithead Admiral Holbourne, with
Profperous, Bartlet, for London. eight lhips of war.'
Southampton, Jan. 30. Wind S. S.W. Ar- On Friday evening Commodore Spry ar-
rived the Owner's Goodwill, Draper, from rived at Plymouth with eight hips ol the
London, laft from Portfmouth. Sailed the line,, and the Southampton frigate, from off
Indufftry, Foffer, for Whitehaven; and Prof- Ulhant, the French fleet "having got out on
perous, .Wright, for Galway. Saturday the 23d.
Wejnmoutk, an. 30. The 28th arrived the The St. Jofeph, a Spanifh brig in ballaft,
Catherine, Andrews, from London, with ero- bound to Bourdeaux, is taken by the Re-
ceries ; and James & Elizabeth, Baker, from, venge cutter and fent into Plymiouth.
Sunderland, with coals, fold at a s. and 3d. a The John and Francis, Franks, from Ja-
bufhel. maica to London, who failed in'Auguft laft,
Cowes, Jan. 30. Calm. On the 27th put was taken by a FIench xebeque and the crew
back by contrary winds the Prince Edward landed at Fyall, where they are landing the
man of war, Capt. Willis, bound for Ply- cargo.d Su
m6uth. Came in the Lark, Butler, from Capt. Pickett, of the Good Succefs, ar-
Shoreham, and Eagle, Curley, from New- rived in the river from Jamaica, on the ad
haven, both for Ireland; and the Martha, of Nov. off Port Morant, faw large Spanilh
Judith Coffer? from Rotterdam for Cowes. Register fhip on fiore, laden with indigo
On the 28th put backby contrary winds, and cocoa, and the fhip in great danger of
the Britannia, Scott, bound for Madeira and being loft; fhe was bound from Curacoa to
Jamaica, from Londqn. Sailed toSpithead Mexico. On the 8th of Dec. near Bcrmu-
to feek convoy, the Tartar, Jolliffe, from da, he. faw found fail of Spariflh fips under
Pool, for South Carolina. On the ?9th came convoy of a man of war of 2o guns fleering
in the Fly floop of war, Capt. Gayton, from eaftward ; and.on the a rth of the faid month
Spithead. Sailed the Prince Edward man of he brought too a Spanith fhip from the Ha-
war, Capt. Willis, for Plymouth. vannali off Bermudas, bound to Teneriffe,
SDeal, Jan. 3 Wind S. W. by S. Came who had left the Havannah r8 days before;
down y'eierday and remain in the Downs the above hips:failed eight days before him.
with the thips as before, theFonthill, Kitchin, This and all the-above lips had treasure on
for Gibraltar; Bien Aim6e, Vincello, for board.
Lilbon; Hopewell, Bleak; Three Brothers, ., His Majeflv's floop Beaver, Capt. Abdy,
Wheeler, and Sarah aiid Elizabeth, Hollage, failed from Madeira, on a cruise, the 8th of
for Portfmouth. His Majefty's fiip Solebay January.








Laft Wednefday night was firanded on the
foot part of the Ifle of Wight, a.galli&t,
hoy, called The Vrouw Barbara, Pier Leop,
after, from Bourdeaux.for Breinen,.with
r4'. calksof brandy, and r3s-hogfheads of
wine. It is feared the 'hfip will not begot
off, but all care.was ufing-to fave- the cargo..
Two hundred and twenty calks"of the wine
and brandy were, faved, but federal of' the
men were wafhed out of the veffel and drove
to fea. Some boats were lent out, in order,
if pofiTble, to bring them on flore, but there
ran great fea, notwithfliindiig it was calm.
As the Court of Spain has in the moif ri-
gorous manner prohibited all forts of Eng-
lifh goods, th'. Spaninh hips are relanding
all their cargoes..
As an iniltaice of the King of Spain's
weaknefs the following ^s related : Juft be-
fore the King of Spain' quitted Naples, to
afcend the thirne. p:f'Spain,,a gentleman
went to fee one of 'his'Majefty's country
palaces, where he foinid forne workmen em-
'ployed in mrindir. a veri fine piece oftape-
ftry, which though it did not eiem to be
either old of worn out, was ydt full of holes,
and the capital figure in particular, being
that of a manr, had loft his-eves. The gen-
tleman was curious in his enquiry how this
accident had happened; and the workmen,
after much hesitation,, at laft told him, that
the King had been there a few days before,
'and had take the diversion of footing with
piflol's-at the eyes of this piece, and,had been'
ft fortunately expert as to lhoot them both
out, after a few dif.harges.
A noble Lord on Saturday laft received a
threatening letter, demanding 5ool. to be.de-
pofited in a certain plaEe, or defirution io'
him, &c. should follow; to which'were added.
the following audaciious words, viz.
Our King is the grearcfl' Itve reign ; and:
'-if you should find u.; iut, e, ITall -get a
pardon, as thb' heiet tiriy u f lie times, 'and
our diftreffes, I Tiit sdrmit of delay.'
The letter wasyeflerday carried. to the-
General Poft Ofte;", U or4er to enquire at'
'which uihi Lur:olfie& i'te letterwas putini;
and it 'iapp 'nrd 'ly.,pri%.rc, mark, that it
ivas atthe Poll 'iffce ju Barry-ftreet.
Bo/.a i. ,, 1 u. E ,n_.'...a, Per. 7.;
The inth arrived lerc Capt.Church in 13
days from Lr .iibourg, ard informS, that his
Excellency, Major General Whitmore, Go-
vernor of that place, and Colonel of the
asd regiment of foot, embarked on board
his vefielin o.'der to proceed hither, bhot that
by contrary winds they were obliged to put
into Plymouth laft Friday,. when between
eleven and twelve o'clock it night his Ex-
cellency occasionally going out upon deck,
he by fome accident fell overboard, and.was
unfortunately drowned, no body being upon
deck to give him. any affifrance; his bcdy
was taken up the next morning near the
Gurnet, and brought up to town by Capt.:
Church. Yefterday the corpfe was interred"
in the Kings Ch!a el with allishe honours that
this town could give." :
His Majefly's flip Deptford, Capt. Disgs,
was well' at Madeira the i7th of December,
and was ready to fail for, the W'ft-Ihdies
with the trade under his convoy;
The Bahia fleet is arrived'at Lifbon with
i6coo'cafes'offugar, and 130o- rolls of to-
bacco. .. .h I .
The Hon. Capt. St. John, bother to Lcri.
St. John, i', appointed Captain ofthe Hazardi
A0op of war. ., 1 .
SThomas Pym Hales, Efq; eldefl fon of Sir
Thdrmas Hales,.Bart-..is .chofen. memb ..of.
parliament for Downtown in Wilte, in tlhe
onom of Lord Chief J utice Pratt.


CHRONICCiLE for. if762.


Yeferday the, Hon. Charles. Yorke, At-
torney General was re-le&ed ?7n;Lt' er of
Parliament for Ryegate.
The Lord Chief J ftice Pratt.has appointed
James Naifh, Efq; Counfelior at Law, to
be Clerk of the Treafury in the Court of
Cornmon Pleas.
The Right Hon. the Earl of Briftol arrived
yesterday at his houfe in St. James's Square
from Spain.
Yesterday the Lady -of Charles Cocks,
Member of Parliinent for Ryegate, was
fafely delivered of a daughter in Conduit-
ftreet.
We learn from Okford, that upon re-exa-'
mining the receipts and difburfements of
New-College, an error -has been discovered,
which accounts for the fum of money fup-
pofed to have been i'olen from the. Audit
Room of that college.
'Yefterday a difpenfatifon paffed the feal, to
enable the Rev. Thomas Oburn, M. A. for-
Tmerly of Chrift Church College, Oxford,
and Chaptain to Lodi Dacre, to hold the
recory of Laverfiock, and alfo the rectory of
E'whurft, to which"'he was lately prefchted,
b'bth in the county of Southampton.
Friday laft the Rev. Mr; George Wefton',
M. A. was presented to the rcaory '6f 1Hr-
pington, in the county 'df Stafford, void 'by,
death.
A few days fince was married Mr; Richard
cJackfon, Merchant, at Liverpool, to Mils
Machell, daughter of James Machell; Elq;
of Hollow Oak.
On Monday the a8th tilt. died at Edin-
burgh theHon. Mifs 'Peggy Mackay, daugh-
ter to the late Lord Raet.' '
Thnrfday died at Cambridge- i-m friin ly
rich,. Willim Finch, -Efq... .-.
Early laft Satuiay.morning, as'Mr.:Lym-
pas, Maffer of' owi-reet Bagnio, ,was re-
turning from Chelfea in a chariot, he flipt off
the feat, and was found,dead when hegot
-heme. .
-- t week T)ejrds, the Stevenage carrier,
was'.attacked by -footpad at Bell-bar, near
:Hatfield:; bilt he'knocked the villain down,
which prevented his' being robbed. It is re-
markable his waggon.has been attempted to
be robbed five times within thefe'few weeks.
MIDL A D C IR c u I .
LordCkief fuJt4ePratt, Ir. t3lice .., "'
Rutland, Friday, March s, at Oakham.
Lincoln, Monday 8, at the city of 4Lncoln.
City of Lincoln, the fame day, at the city.
Nottingkam, Thurfday in, at Nottingham.
,Town of N'ottbigkam, Ffiday is., at the town.
Derby, Monday Is, at Derby.
Lice//er, Friday 19, at Leicefler.
Iorousnh of Leicefler,, Sat. 20, at the Borough.
Coventry, Tuefday 23, a Coventry.
W arwtickhire, the(fame diay, at Warwick.
D. L. Florizel and Pcrdita, with the ( Id Maid.
C. G. Anew Englifh Opera called Artaxerxes.

To be Sold, and felled tis Seafcn,
A Fine Parcel of large TIMBER-TREES.'
Sconfitfing of above 300 Oks from 40 to 180
'Timber, and of about z2o large Elms,. lefides Beech,
Walnut, Afh, Poplar, Srearrore, and Aiiele now
growing at Little'\ittenhatn in Ee'ks, on the arnks.
of the River Tharnes, about three Miles, above VWai-
lingford.
Alfo another Parcel. of large Timler, confining eof
Oak, Elm, Afh and Beech, growipg near the Thaames
at.tentwpod Yatm, ~bqt)t five Milaes above r.....
Etqlire further ofl.'homas Manvi;le, Sterward to,
the Duke of Manchetier; Sir George ..Cnxden and'
.MrI. Oxenden at.Little Wittenham aforefaid; and of.
t'e Koufeeeper, at the late Mr. Dunch's, \Nhite,
hall, Londona;
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7Thi Day watr ,blifhed, Price Is.
T HE MUSES RECREATION, in four
A Poems, \iz. 't he FarewelL-to Srimmer, a 'af--
torrl Elegy. The Q.een's Arrival,' a Pafloral,
Silence, a&Pcem. Devotion, a Rhapfody.
Printed for J. Johhfon opposite the Miotn(ient;
J.. Walter at Charing Cros ; and T. Davies in Co'-
vent-Garden.

'To be SOLD,
HE Fee Simple and Inheritance, .f all'
that (acital Mefniiage, and Barton, called'
COURT FARM, and.COURT PLACE, lituat~in
the Parifh of Milvcrton, and County of Somerfet.--
This Eflate, is allowed to be the compleateft for Agri-
cut'ure in general' of any in it i; Neighbodrhood'- ahnd,.
for its healthy ;i1iiu.ion. and, extensive ProfpeA is-
exceeded lbf few in the W of England. A Deferip-
tion'whereof is as follows :
Firf, A firm -ai d wdl'bibil Manfion.-ionfe, :witfi
all C menir,in-s reqlitr'i for i Gentleman, as Stables,.
Garitns. a Fl'al.rrl Grore, Walks, '&.-&c. ac.sid a
never failing Strreatr[lbFicele ht Water running con-
tiguolis thereto, nnd rhrtoch the Gardens. The Man-
fion-houfe fonts the fowth; and the .Grounds for-
rounding it are by Nature fo di'fofed as,to admit of
very ccnfiderable Improvements in the present Tafte,.
which may be'made'at ,inconfiderable Expence.
SSecond, A large Dwellir-houfe, with every Con-
eniency for a Faihler, with a fine Stream of Water*
running through it (quite feparated'from the CapitalU
Manfion, there being d iferent Wa\ s leading to each,
Hloufre); confining of a Kitchen., I-IaH Parlou', lar-
der, Dairy, Mak-honfe, &c. :-c. with :thrte iaU e
Irarns,.a Ganary, three il.j Couint, ith Lincevs.
efficientt to fdAltr thintl Cr seh, wirth a confttat Flow
of 'atrer llthrp..tl eacl, C br'h,r I' h],.by Chbannelsa.is:
conveied ,t Fihnfure irr rlei~ I ln. h N'e3dowr,
T}Jrd, Bnth Houl s'. rd i'rLre in the Center ofr
il.e 'rlre, on Fn1 Eniinin (lr..,trL"ed frcm the North
by l.i3lcr Grrn..*d:'~,'.rh'c-...rn-rds a lree~and ex-
Icr tive Pr:.f[rt E '1'".rd? o .*r It., VWhle of Taurston
Vale. A Vsew Vd (f'irbtAck itls i'on the North'.
lack Doun and atPen V ii 1) e' enlliire, on .
tl e Soth : and IIdnot i: o il We\Vlt -l is "
-.lf a .dilonioi t 4 t~! arhd Toon of Mileeri'
r~n. two n ile, t ifi'iftir.mbe, three frm'V.'d".
l;rir'.fn, aed f:icnftom "iuar.ton and (ommards 'a.
delilihtfrd and pleal' n View to es h.
fourth. It is ot'tle yTertly.\Vle nO 14t and.
sc.ntrai'r up irjs rf" %8o Acres. of vhich theOr-
chrds Ire tcqhi, and the N.adow Ground tloty." The
F'remiler i ,e all c:.r r;iun not a Field intervening.,
Filh., The '..oI ,- rii led Firth and Graiel; and'
aholut the Center of the,: aim;ls i, a Roc k-of very'
'fire Lime-floce, and'" 'iin.
Si.th, A large Wood and'Coppi&e formerlyy a Pal)'
about' o Acies, filld with 'Quanftiy goodd Tirrblr
Trees, chief Oak ; together wih :i riat Nu.mber of,
Elm and A fh Taees, on other Padts o-r tie PremilTe.
Seventh, A Rightof Paflurage on every Commnon'
in the Parilh, viz. Milverton-Ieathfield, ^Houndf-
moor, and VWeckmoor; each of them very extenliv e
and large, and but.a fitall Diftlnce from the Premifies..
Eighth, A Copper Mine, lately discovered, which
is il-.cly to prove of vaft Advantage, as feveal'' 'fts
of Ore,. exceedingly rich, bath been..broken on. the.
Back .o the Lead: And as there is a natural Fall of'
the Ground near to it, whereby ari Adit maybe driven '
at a fall Fxpeince. '
Nirth, A great Plenty of all Sorts of Game; and:
many Gentlkmen of Fortune and Ciftinaion live in.
its F'cit;borirtood.
N. P. It is ls aTurnpike Road between Taunton-
and Londori; arid a Turnpike is naw ere&ed for re--
pairing the Roads betwtep Taunton and Milverion.
Ar.cl'.tion nmav be made to Mr. M. "Web"cr,.
"'i:.-(rect, Rd Lion Square; Metf John and Sa-
.. i pfcottr, Ciiffid's Jrn ; Mr. Methutm, New
Cour;rCsrev-(treet; Mr. Marfh, New Inn, London.;
-the Rev. Mr. Walker, re.r Launceilon, Corniall;
Mr. J.:mes Nebery, Attorney,. in Chudley,,Ievon;,.
Mr. William Edwards, Mercer, in Highi freet,.Brif-
tol; Mr. Cridland, and Mr. Samel.Kingdorr, i ilMik-
.verton ; Mr. Leigh, in Dunfler ; Mr, William
.Lainbe, on the Premifnls;i.and: Mr. J~ah Lamb(,.iat
'\Vivelifcmbe.


Jaf.30o-ZFe+Yz


THE LONDON







1a2


Poftfcript.

L O N D O) N.
"Two mails arrived this day from Flanders
without any freth advices.
They write from the Hague of the xSth
ult. that the Count d'Affry had presented a
iemniorial to the' States-General, importing,
That the King his mailer, being informed
of the manifeft partiality of their iubjeds to
his Majefty's enemies, by furnifiing them
with provisions and forage, many hundred
waggons being even loaded openly lalt cam-
Iaign and fent to the Allied Army; his
Majefy could not but be highly irritated by
fuch behaviour, and that he, theAmbaffador,
ivas commanded to declare that the King
would have fatisfadion at a proper time.
The laft letters from Berlin advife, that
the 'King of Pruffia had given orders for
taking all the men throughout his dominions,
from the age of i8 to.,the'age of .o, that
were able to carry arms, whether single or
married, to recruit his armies.
FFebruary I, 1762. On this night many
Gentlemen, eminent foi their rank and cha-
ra&er, were, by the invitation of the Rev.
Mr. Aldrich of Clerkfiwell, affembled at
his houfe, for the examination of the noises
fuppofed to be made by a departed spirit, for
the deteaion of fome enormous crime. :
About ten at night ,e gentlemen met in
the chamber, in which the girl, fuppofed to
be difturbed by a fpirit, had, with proper
caution, been put to bed by fevpral ladies.
'They fat rather more fliianhour, and hearing
soothing Went'down iairs when they interio-
gated the father oi.f'. ~FA, whlo denied, in
the ftrongeftetcrnmia, o.ywiOWledga or belief
0of fraud. '
The, fuppofed ,rit had-'tefore publicly
pronrifed' by gas ~h7tidlr knock, that it
would attend one of thegtlmen into.the
vault, undert)ie church ofS lJehn, Clerken-'
well, where-e W'i4p' i' i' ted, and give
a token of heY pi-fencc tthe eby a knock
upon her coffin': 'itwas tlerefbie determined
:to make this trial bf the t6iftence or veradty
of the fuppofed fpit. -i
While theywere enquiring and deliberating,
theywere funinoned-intt the girl's chamber
by fome Ladies, who were near'her bed, and
who had heard knocks and scratches. When
the gentlemen entered, the girl declaredthat
ihe felt the spirit like a moufe, upon her
back, and was required to hold her hands
Iut'of bed. From that tine, though the
Spirit was very folemnly required to manifest
its existence, by appearance,; by impreflion,
,on the hand or body of any present, by
feratchds, knocks, or any other agency, no
evidence of any preternatural power was ex-
hibited.
The spirit was then very ferioufly adver-
tifed, that the person to. whom the promise
was made, of Utriking the coffin, was then
about tovifit the .ault, and that the perform-
ance of the promise was then claimed. The
company, at one, went into the church, and
the geptieman, to whom the promise was
made, went, with one more, into the vault.
The fpirit vyas solemnly required to perfc rm
its promise, but nothing more than filence
cnfued; the Perfon fuppofed to bz accused
lb, the spirit, then went down, with fevera'
others, but no effed w'as perceived. lUpon
their return, they examined the girl, but
4tould draw no confeffion from her. Between'


two and three the defired, and was permitted,
to go home with her father.
It is therefore the opinion of the whole
affembly, that the child has fome art of mak-
ing or counterfeiting particular noices, and
that there is no agency of any higher caufe.
The London Regiffer for January, con-
taining the Rife of the War ivith Spain,
with all the original Papers relating to it, in
a regular Series; Anecdotes of the three
Ministers who have overturned the Syftem of
Europe; three medical Cafes by Dr. Tay'or,
the King's Phyfician; with the bcft political
Effays and Pieces of Wit and Hurour, that
appeared lait Month, &c. is printed for T.
Becket and P. A. de HIondt in the Strand,
Price One Shilling.
The letter from Guernfey, kindly transmitted
to us from Bifhopfgate-itreet, in our Rext.
Deal, Feb. I. Wind N. Remain the Ihips
as before, except the Proferpine fire fhip,
which is failed to the weftward. Came down
the Royal Charlotte, Clements, for Eaft-
India; the King of Pruffia,. Richards, for
Guadaloupe; and the Eaft-India yacht.
His Majefty's flip Unicorn isjuft arrived from
a cruize.
Bank Stock, 9% 3 1 Bank An. x7;6, -
India Stock, iiz Ditto r758, 63 a 67 ,
South S. Stock, 4 per Cent. x76o, 74 a73
Do. Old Ann. 65 I Ind. Bonds, is. a as. pr.
Ditto New, Navy and Via. Bills, iI
3 per Cent. Bankre- difc.'
uced, -- Exc. Bills, 3 s. a 4. dif.
Do.confol.ri a 62 Old Long Ann. 19 1
Ditto 1726, --- New Long Ann. zo I
Ditto x-5lr, Scrip. r76z, 74 i a i
DittoIndiaAnn. Omnium, 5 j a 6 difc.
High-water To-morrow, at 9 Min. aftir 8 in the
Morning, and at 41 Mil..after 8 in the Evening.
ThriSay, at 16 Min. after p in the Morning, and
at Sz Min. after 9 at Night.


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of February In/fant: Where the Nchlebien and
Gentlemen, educated at either of the T4wo
St. Mary Wintnd Colleges, are requefled to
meet.
., S T'E W A R D 8.,
Earl of Hillfborough HenryPenton,fen.Ef.'
Lord Wentworth Rev. Mr. Ridley, fen.
Hon.Mr.JulliceNoel Rev.Mr.BenjiminPye
Sir J. Dalhwood, Bt, Mr. John Barwick.
7 tickets to be had at the Crown and Anchor,
and of Mr. Atwood, Greek-ftreet, Soho.
Dinner on Table,at Four o'Clock.
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HE HISTORY of Sir CHARLES
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T ESERTED the 26th of January laft,
aL-' from the Third Regiment of Foot Guards.
and Lord Adam Gordon's 'Company,
JAMES CURLItY, twenty Years of Age, five
Feet eleven Inches. high, frelh Complexion, fiooth
Face, a little frickled, fandy Hair, a Hulbandrean.
-borh at Balnafcreen in the Cuptty of Derry, went
away in his Regimental ('oat and WaiAicoat plain
Hat, Regimental 'Waif belt,, and .brafs 'mounted
Hange-.
Whoever will apprehend him, -and confine him in
any of his Majely's Gaols, and give Notice to.
George Rofs, Efq; Agent to the regiment, in Con-
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for 1762. Jan.3o-Feb.2.
JANUARY 30, 176I.
WIT HEREAS several Ien belonging to
WV his Majefly's Regiment of VOLUNT'EER
HUNTERS, commanded byLieutenant-Colonel Com-
mandant OSWALD, have lately abfented themfelvde
without leave from the commanding Officer -in Lon-
don : This ferves to acquaint them, That'if they
return to theWhite Bear in Piccadilly, within ten Days
from this. ate, they lhall'be forgiven; otherwise
their Names and Dcfcriptiops will bd adverifed in
this and other Papets in order to habe them detected
and punified as the Law dirctas.


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