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Title: The Bahama gazette
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Publisher: Printed by John Wells
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Publication Date: July 8, 1786
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Issuing Body: Printed Nov. 5, 1799-Feb. 14, 1800 by the friends of John Wells for the benefit of his heirs; Feb. 18, 1800- by Joseph Eve.
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SUPPLEMENT to the BAHAMA GAZETTE.



SATUR DAY, JULY 8, 1786.

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Iatrlianmlellary Debates. I"'EACHMI of Of W^AREl IlASTINi Efq. dent f the Council at Calcutta, and be put at the
Mi. Burke Idrlired, that the Journas of I;z1 head of lte government of Bengal, who had beea
might be turned to, anil the 44th and 45th relbil- bred, as it were, In thofe principles of Government
lions of May 19, he read. They were read accord. for the Iritilli polllmons in India; and therefore
IlcusL o COMMose, FiiLh., lbrirP rj 17, 1786. iogly, and were as follow : it hll been thought advifeable, to take Mr. War-
A*t.IICAN INTE couIsR BILL. r" That for the purpose of conveying entire ren Ilaftings from a government In the other part
conviction to the minds of the native prince, of ndria (Madrafs) and put himat the head ofthe
Irl Rig. ht Honi. tr. iodiinfa role, according tht to coimmnnce holtilitic; without ift pro.- B r.gal government. Thus matters went on, till
to the notice ihe hadl givn, to move for leave i vocation againlf them, an I to pin f fiti'jlnts that lloufe found it necrffary to turn its attention
't ,L l i' *a bill for continuing, another year, ain ofconq(iift and extent of doinioit, are meci to thc atiairs of India, and to enquire into their
Id n.ile i thlie I1ift fffions, for regulating the ftircta rc 'llgn.tit tit the wili, the honouiir, and li itatllion. Vaiious committees had from time to
ircr I lire Ictween the St.ies of America, anid .he policy )l this nation, the Parliament of liCme bctn appointed, and different proceedings
it Ul.11h dominilions. lle faid, he mtll ntectfli- | Gract.-rilt in Ihould give fme il gul niaik of had upon thcground of their reports. At length,
i:y take .llp nime time otf hl lloulc, in oridr to its diifp'ealirc against tholie, in whatever de- in an ulortuuate moment, the American war
ac a !iv lI.i. il.ting ti tihe prellt situation of grce intruiled with the charge of the Eall-IndiA broke out, and in the midft of that mad and mif.
Irnac I c lwcciin p 1 t itlltions and thofe of the I Comp.aniy's :tthiiri, whe Ilhall appear wilfully to chievouL contest, the affairs of India kept their
U ht! States. lie ci tci ed largely into the tate ', have a.dopttrl orcountenanced a f) tem tending hold on the minds of that Houfe; in the year
Cf tic Amicrican trade, dividing it into two t. if, pire a realonablr diftrult of the modera- 1781, the louife thought it right to infitute two
blnclih; tine betevcen the Britiflh WVt-India t,~l. ,alticc and good faith of the Britilli na- frparate and dillind Committees, a Secret and a
Ila,'b .aid tihe United Slates; the other between i tio.'1 Seledt Committee; at the head of the former was
ihofe Stst' aid (Great-liitain herfe1f; and gavc e That Wairen tlIliin2-9 Efii; Governotr. placed a Right Honourable and learned Gentlc-
inc,.int ofI the vatiou, articles that wrc the (~ciieralof Bengal, and William Hornfhy, Elf;; iant, who then fat opposite to him, and who had
(f;-.i, t cach. Thlrte were r ranches of cutm- Protli!ent ifthe Council at Bombay, having ; in flgegcled the firing of refolutions from which he
nite Itl.tlyy dv.nl.tageoaus to this country, aid lniily inflances afded in a manner repuignallt hlIad r~'lercd that refpeting Warren Hallings,
Itte .n a noi danger a t thi bein g taken n frm us; to t honour and policy ,1 thita intion, :ald Elq; ant Mr. Hornby ; a reoluties fo pointed,
rilii it vw itqualllly itirable for the Americans Itby brought great clianritii- .i India. ntir .cu li dircrly accusing thofe gentlemen of neglect
t,,f.:,l l,.tIL', ai it u .s nfr us tohbe fopplicd .normouit expences on the EaRll.lnia Coin- of duity, and with having adlcd improperly in
-!; I 1,l' commoduities. 1it gave a lorg accouUIIt panI it i, the duty ,f the iirednt a Ofthle I lid their official fitualiona, that perhaps the Houle
o"'r it th Illipnitg lall year employed in the C..ipalll to pufal 'gal ?il ekltlial mCieaii wmvisIl wonder, that a gentleman whole mind.
Air i ill ii. dr, which he laid amnonlcd to .boult (fr the uicnovalof Ithe laid Governour-General after a long and laborious invefligation of the
-vl hl, tinmlo)ing fourthoufand ftamnn, ard ,;d Pitlident fr:-. thlir i. li'trte ofiice, and fa. -, tas fati lied that fo strong a resolution was
, ,o toin. It had bienll dleircd by t tai n thetnm to (ireat iritain." fli iiii.ed. Ilould have contented himself with ha-
fcmr i,.;[cmin, on former occalilns, not to re- A,. li: thoe role .-: .n, arid l;ne nl, d that sir p.rfo.Tded tile Houfe to adopt the refolutio.D
inlit 11 in.iportation of American produil'c into flit )I1 iti.i ho liinea of the daIv fiold isi.e dcvit'i- otle it, and thus make it their own. The other
i ijli .li 1 li tllih Iipping ; but lie nver cou!d I ril hti lis lihinti, wli it winild havr come I,,r- (the Scletd Committee) had been moved for by
'te wih thtrio in epision that it would it o oli- ii, w.n ith 1i It irt ilh nIoe weliliht and elleel, iTn ithe (Gcneral Smith (now no longer a member of that
iic ti o ido, ocaufl it was the pl aIticc it i.e bInds Of the itiglt lion. (.Centilmall, .who had IIluflc) and the motion had been iconded by ar
Ant in, whlie adilmitted wit their nicrclihan- ip .. i, the ivr) r iolii tin itht hlIad been icad ti I on. (entlenan, at this time Secretary to the
,1eti i:!t thai .ill and, to carny aw.iy nothing blt the clloe,;ac, a:ul had plin.udedil the Ilotfe to vote HR ard of Cuntroul, Mr. Burke hinted, that it
fl,,:r iin !cltrn, and thief to proceed tt the it, wilth many othric. tic hItd, he faid, been would ihae become that gentleman to have beers
ri''ll lli Fl: rcncll or Spnllilh illande, to pu-- tlrgd to endtavo'r toi pt thellr I l nations in flrcre, the oetron to have taken the buliners up, which
itii ii in a id fugaTr for ill, Continental market. anddto p-revent their itiini.ing.t i mIere calumnyi on he ti v about tob bring under connfdeation. Or
'This Ie: ianlancCd by a fa ir, ulii, in confequience of the hurricane, tile on, by the party piincipia1ly ilitrietfle inl any pIc- h.d ben an unworthy member t and he could
i.cernot r of Jamaica had found it necetafry for hible procedlitig thit could be infitluted, in a man- anri vcr for it, that however deficient in point of
*. I ihe illaird villt prov!fions, to ptblith a net hihly hononrable to that gentleman, but in ability lhe Comirmittee in general might be, the
ili c'tmi;n, admitting all American vrenid into a moment which ticndeied it iinioll'l!ile for him meniblra of it were exceeded by none for their
lthe I1. i,,.i, and giving ithri pcrmilinon to dlif- not to do Ida dulty ; though he could not fui- zeal, their anfiduity, and their labour. The two
pofe I thllir eirrl Ao thtrce-this proclamation ciently lament that throtigh a devo!tiion occa- Committcer hid both applied with fo much con-
arcurilinlly brought :i flilricielcyo of provilions fiontid Iby th:e natural death of fnme, the political (lancy, and with to much unremitting attention
ilt it c mai, et ; but aliTolt the whole was p1aid diCath of itlItrs, and in olt na inflances a death to to the fnlubjis ftibmitted to their investigation,
(i in r i ln:. i tim this ciuctiillancr, he lIIild always the dignity of the llonfi from degradation, to and laid a more voluminous pile ofreportson the
be ai- rtriny to admitting the Amincic.ian to iin- enforce it intention, and rogive vigour and effe&f table, full of important and interesting informal
it thu 'r produce into our illands ill their on i to f Icuti.ce p.allhd four years .ago. Mr. Burke tion, than had ever been produced by any cevert
Ltoilts. We I lhoutl always have a cinidclralle cautioned lthe Hoi1fe, however, against confider- committees before inflituted. And yet a noble
lrhe tf their trade for the fair of our rum and ing hin othei nife than as their agent; the Ilioife .ord, high in office, of great weight and autho-
I;ar-, if imported in oulr own lhips, becaife our h)ad lour years ago acculed anld charged Mr. Ha- rity, and at that time keeper of the King's con-
ill.ul ,.te the only market they had for their l;ngi, he therefore flood up in a fiibordinate capa- fcirece, had thought proper to treat thof reports
corn, nflir, and blfcul.- Portugal had already city, to endeavour to do whit the Iloiie clearly asiJlefjbles. Such as the reports were, however.
p.nhl lirte thofe conm itil; it was like T Spain niaiit Illould have tern done ; and perhaps it it was upon the authority of the charges agalnft
would follow her cxi fre. Finccexcludud lthm would have been better, had it been done earlier. Warren llaftings, Efq; in thofe reports, as well
fem hier colonies, id. it was not probable lie The Houfe owed protection to all who adted in its as upon the authority of the ring of rcfolutions
would admnit theI to Old France. They were name, and under fandtion of its a:li:ority by that flood uponthejournals ofMay s, 78sg, that
dtblarred from I Mediterranean trade by the piotilioni, he meant that fa'i and honourable in. he rrlftd his aecufation of that gentleman asa
Bltbary' cr.fair and as for the northern pait of trprietation of conduct, which every man who. .dlinquent of the firll magnitude. When he urged
iope, it woul bc abfi'rd for them to expect any meart to have saied uprightly was entitled to. In that a;eciutlion, he did no mare than the Houoe
tnciiuat inuttt cre; fb that they would be order t, give the Ilouli, andl tfpecially tliofe who" hitid alrcaI.y thought proper to admit, and to de-
alwiays iier tII e neclily of admitting our Well- were newly becomermembers of it, a proper n1o- clare. That the Iloule ad not proceeded wan-
Inldia pro, ltr, in order to obtain a vent fortheir tion of all that had been done by that Ilonfe re- only, ralhly, or ill.advifably in their investigation
Tain, ptilfi and provifiois. The regulations now fpeciiig India, it would be nect'lui y for him to of the affairs of India, and that their labours did
propose l hll been tried fiar three years, and with go back a few tyars, and fate regtlaily what not pals unregarded, Mr. Bulke laid, was cri-
treat fitceLct, as the Wel-India inands were as proceedings had been puiriied retCfpr:n it; ibut dent from the honourable manner in which It had
ell as ever fupplieid v ith previlions and lumber. this he wold endeavour to do, i: as conimpc been recommended to their attention in a peeech
II uight thllrfoti t be a question, why he did not dione a way. as pollible, being dOvi:otis of taking from the throne, at the c!oe of the felon of 178sz
vow, a. had been intended, propofe to make the up no mo:e of their time tltan he cc-,:d not avoid. and likewise, from the gracious eipretlons, in
lill pcrnanent ? ills rafon was, because he un- It, the year 776, or thereabouts, the Eaft-India which his Majelty hadtreated of third progrefsat
dilltiod there was a petition to be fent over by Conipany tent out Lord Clive to ctalblial certain the opening of the nest ferion. M. Burke read
Ith Afltembly ofJam a against the prtlent fylten, principles of.government in India, which were at extra-ls from both the King' speeches in questions
and he ll iught it ter not to make it permanent that time held to be the wife policy to be pur- and lw ell for a considerable time on the weight
until it ll, uld ap r how far it might be pioper fited, in refpetl to the Brililh polifflions In th.it of fich fanrdion, and the inference to be drawn
to comply with th petition, and until its merits quarter of the world. ilis Lordfltip was eminent- from flch encouragement. After going throat
otre fully inveli ated; and on account of the 1y (ucceiful, anld molt iiinenfe extent of ter- an abundant series of argument, and touching
"rtftnt unsettled ate of the American councils, rtory fell of a sudden into the Company's hands, upon an infinite variety of relative matters, he
tme of the States having directed Congrels to in a manner fo aloniilliig, that it was as much yiroceded to explain the fort of procef that he
cometonofettlementwhatfocver,rfometoarrange matter of fulrprife, as the acquilltion was won- meant to pirfue, in refped to Mr. Halting.
theil:tercourfCe as loon as nine States should agree, derfully great in point of value. From that ra, against whom he had been to warmly urged asd
And fome to pofpone any regulation until the wealth dild that it generally does, it opened a challenged to proceed, and gainll whom he cer-
wholeCongrefs should be unanimous. And at all door to corruption. Abuef crept in upon abufe, tainly Ihould proceed, ifthe paper that e meant
etent, no'bad conlequenee could arife from giv- till all India became one continued fcene of pecu- to move for, lould be granted him. There were,
to the bill a trial for one year mere. He there- nation, rapine, fraud, injustice and dilgr.ace. The he observed, three fceal modes of roceeding
Vie moved. o' That leave be given to bring in national honour wa fullied, and the Britilh name icainft Statt delituiuents that the Houle had, at
a bill to renew the provisions of an al for funk greatly in the eitimation of thenative Princes different times, andasthe nature ofthcafe mIght
r,(ulating the commercial intercourse between oftbe Eal, and indeed, in the climnation of all frem to require, adote the firflof thefe wag
the United States of America, and the Britifll Euro On Lord Clive's return, it was nccef- by dirFaing his Aaj'* ttor y-Oeatralt e
ominions. fary tat rome person flould be appointed PrIc- profecute but this dt of prO ig lhe i












VOL. III.


THE


BAHAMAi
I '


No. ro1.




GAZETTE.


NOLLIUS ADDICTUL JURARB I IN VERBA MAGOITRI. Hor.


From SATURDAY, JuLY 8, to SATURDAY, JULY IS, 1786.


NassAu: Printed by JOHN WELLS, at the Printing Office on the BAY.
p.


European Intelligence.

H A N 0 V e R, AenIL 4.,
A GENERAL review and mtlfterof the troops
of the Eleltorate Is ordered for the sill of
next month at Shabulltadt, fever miles from this
capital; by which time the men will be new
clothed, it being four years lince they ha.d new
elohing. The Prince B-lh p of Ofoabruck is here
ind well.
Malta. March tg. We have accounts that the
dispute between the R'publhc of Venire and the
Rtgent y of TJnis is not likely to be fettled yet,
but uoi tle contrary that tire negoclations between
the Iky antl the Chevalier Imuo ate on the point
ri' bt.g broken off, the foster having employed
the time g vrn him oy the tluce to fortify the Gul.
lit, an' as foon is he found it fuficitntly firong
1to b pr-ti' igalnIll an thtr borto dment ie per.
fi'le 1 his former demands, an, has lent his
u imnatmln .ice tdingly to the Veneitian Comnman-
dere. 'in:niling an Indeminiication of loe,ooo
duca!.- ,.ves nd above the ufu.l prefrnts from the
R plhlbc, br.fits ekirving to Inmicif the power
if m.iaking avy alteration he pleafla in the olil
tr.ety. The expeditions of the ChevAlier mino
ag.u llithatlclp it h.iav not Netn fuc:cftful enough
t o,hble him to acc pt of thecounditioinspropulcd
by the Itepuitlic ; it is th rtfore cxprtcid, that
thei' le, I will foon recomincucc the bombarlment
of TuniiS.
Hog ar, April r Tle laf letters from Brrlini
infe,rmrr us. trla the King of Prulfia was aivs
when 'h- courier left that place, but tlat he hadi
not rer cvered from the leIhargy intu which he ha I
I 'ten f'o ne ays bh fore. /4io that we xapL l every
hour to hear of the death of that Maiiach.
)DuhI April 6. Yedlerday the Police Bill,
which hat f, prlticulirly engaged the attention of
the I,ubhic from it. firit introduA.ion, was car-
,'d i' ~the Lords without any amendrient of thole
tchufes f, much animadlvertcu upon, hy a majority
ni t we y-frvin. the numbers being tIbrty five to
eig!:. ''he Duke of Linfler, Lolds Mountmor-
rr-, Clih. month. Caih mil'on, FarnhAm, Mount-
nt. Ii flrt, and Pjwericourt, have entered
their t r 'le against it, viz.
ni, i iI, that though we may allow focme new
rrig'.Ilii s o he .rcslfrry for th e ltablilhmig a
prorir pthlir inf.e city of Dublin, yet n).it oe
p'rocot against *r alt which has tbis day palT.d,
i' slnmch, as itilpear to u to hr, in its Itcnde ii .
anil in many Orits claifei., usiJutl and arbit lay I
andl be 'ail, .how much floever we may wilh for
a gool I li:e, we can never be induced to barttr
fir i tlie crl llitulinn it right of the people.
BIesall'i' we conr.eive, that by fmi. egulations
crnta redl il this adt, th chaltereu rights of the
c;ty or Duhlin are infringed and violated ; an in
fringemnTt to which we can never giveour artecit,
and agari It which we think It neciflary to iniorm
our pilrtity, that' we bare eerted our utm.lft
tnneavours. r
h cafe that, exciifive of our objection to the
heavy anld, in our4iplnion, unnectnfary txptnce
whicls will be incurred by the intended eftabiih-
nient. an (x pence Againft which, though unatten-
d 'l by any other cnn quecncs, we th ,uld think
"urfrlves julnlied in p oteltlng as vexatious and
huri.cfonme, to a people alreepdy Impov(rilhed by
acitmiilaltd tase-, we conceive that, from this
operation of this ad, a new and dangerous patro-
'age will be acquired by the Crown t artiltion to
,"at whirh we thi.k already to. cItenfive a patron-
lae. which we cannot hut deem peculiarly dange-
ois, inifmutch ax it will give to Adminiffration an
Unconflitutional l flue..ce in the curponrtion of
this city, and over the frrtiments or the people
of the great metropolis of Ireland, that heart of
'the kingdom, from which the life hldod ought to
Iaow to all its cltremitics, unadulterated and
t""upprefed
Because that. aduated by out jealous folicitude
f" the public fccurity, we are inclined to fear the


present meafire Is only an experimental introduc-
tlon to a premeditated fyflem, for extending the
pwers of the Crown, or, in other words for
abridging the privileges of the people; a tytem of
encroachment, which we think it our duty to re.
(lft at its hrft apperaance; and which, Ihould it be
purflled, we pledge ourfelves ftreoouuly to op-
pufe in every stage of its progress.
I einder, Mountgarret,
Mountmorre, Carhampran,
Charlemont, Powecrtourt,
Farnham, Dyfart.
Ifzitrhall, Aprd is. The Kilg has been pleaded
to appoint Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of tile mnlof
Honourable Order of the Bath, to be Caplain
General anl Governour in Chief In anti over th
Province of Qjebrc, in America, in the room of
S r Frederick Haldimand, K. B.
ST'e K ng hIas alfo been pleaded to appoint the
(lid Sir Guy Carleton to be Captain General and
Governoiir in Chief is and over the Province of
Nova Scotia, including the iflands of St. John and
anil Ca;e Briton, in America;tin the room of
Johil Parr, Flq. and of the Prvince of New-
Drunfwick, in Airlrica, in the room of Thomas
Carleton, Efq.
The King iha alfe been pirafed to appoint tile
faid Sir (iuy Carleton to be General anti Com-
nia der i Chief f his Majclly's forces in the
above mentioned Provinces and Inands, arnd
within the Itflnd of Newfoundland.
April IS. The King has been pleaded to con-
itiute and appoint the Earl of L.even to be his
Majcty's High Commillfoner to the General
Affoimly of the Chur:h of cotland.
Lon oN,. April s4. Yenlerday Lord Cornwallis
took b:s final leave of the Qjeen, previous to his
going to India as Chief Governoul in the roon of
Govcrnour Halltings.
We learn, by the molf recent letters from
Vienna, that his Imperial Majefty has ordered all
redurs and parish ptieft within his dominions to
maky life of the Vernacular, inftcad of the Latin
Language, in the administration of the facraments.
Tiils is another fprig plucked from the triple
crown of the holy father of the church.
Th1 Spoa onr laid ader.
Ycfterday the officers who mounted guard for
St. limes's, the Qu-en's houle, and Tilt-yard,
,were paraded with their words drawn infltad of
he .fpoitoon, fot the first time Since the alteration
tuuk place and we hear this amendment (if it may
be f, called) is to take place a.nongft a.l the segi-
Ilntnt belonging to his MtiRjety.
A very capital houfe, in the mercantile lir t,
wani under the idifagree.b!e necrcfty of tfoppiing
paym.:nt, a few days fiance, owing to the failuic
.if remnitanced, which were capetted fro m the
Wtficrn Contineht.
As the decifiJn upon the Appeal of Hill and
Buchanan, which was determined in the Houfe
of Lords on Tharfday laft, is of importance to the
mercantile worll, we fall lay a huort Rate of the
cafe before the public.
Hill, Truftee to Wilfon and Brown, Appel-
lants.
G and J. Buchnan, of Olafgow, Refpond-
cnt'.
Refpondents imported thirty hqfheads of
tobacco at Greenock, and depofitedthern under
the King's lock, Sth March, 78j3.
Same day Refpondents offered the whole cargo
to Wilfon and Browfl, pen hill It fix and fcven
months, who accepted the offer. In the afternoon
(if fame day Refpoodents delivered to vendees,
W.and B. a fample of twenty nine hogtheas,
which the Appellant Inllned was a completion of
the tranfAlion I htt no bill were giver s flipu.
lated In the agreement. Wilfon and It, n, on
the 7th of March, applied for delivery oight of
th fe hogfheads to be Ihipped for Liverpool, to be
delivered to their order, and Buchanan paid up
the bonded duty.
On the ilth of March the fufferance was grant-
ed. On the morning, Buchanan being Informed
of the inlolvcncy (which his Contfel iLfted was


known to several perfons to early as the th of
8th if March) went ad demanded back the letters
of fale, which Brown readily returned, an pro-
mifed to return the famples. In the afternoon
Buchanan applied for the bills of lading of the
eight hogiheads, which were likewife delivered.
Appellant Hill was eleaed Truftee to the Bank-
rupt, and brought his ation again Buchanan for
payment of 47o01. the whole value, and soool.
damages. The Court of Seaoo In Scotland
determined in favour of the Refpondents. Thefe
are the interesting outlines of thecafe, as it appear-
ed at the birof the Houfe of Lords.
The Counfel for the Appellants infifted, that
the transfer was complete and effedual; that it
was regularly understood to by the delivery of the
samples, and that this fymbollcal mode is warrant-
ted by the law of Scotland andEogland. for which
they quoted a variety ofcafes. That the delivery
of th eii!:t hogffiads was a rriking proof of the
f I. That the Refpondents obtaining beek the
letters of agreement and bills of lading, was an
aLd of extortion, and conftquently fraudulent.
That at all events the eight hoglheads aedally
delivered, ought to be considered the property of
the creditors.
The Refpoudentt Counfel argued, that the
contract was not complete at the moment of the
bankrnp:cy, the bills (tlpulated for the price not
being delivered. They contended that the fyan-
bolical delivery by famples, was unknown la law
and practice. Be idce which, the whole tranfac-
tion is void on the prefumption of fraud, the bank.
rupis well knowing they had neither purpoleor
ability to pay the price.
Upon a hearing of two day, the Chancedlor
(after declaring that the cafe lay In a utibell) wan
clearly of opinion, that the ale and delivery was
effeclual and valid. But as no collufion had bee
proved between the bankrupts and the Refpoa-
dents, with refped to the re-delivery and the can
ceiling of the agreement, the bankrupts had re.
inquilhed their interest, and the creditors lhou
be bound by it, unlrls fraud could he proved in
the tranfaRion. This not having been done, the
order of the Court of Stllon was afirmed,
the tobacco, together with eofs, were decrc4
to the Refpondnrts, O. and J. Buchanan.
The calling home General Sloper and Dalihng,
upon pensions for life, Is as great a miniterial
farce as ever was performed on St. Stephen'
Theatre. Can it be fuppofed that Gentltmctp
whole honours have been infulted, will accept of
peninons from the power that gave the infult f It
is highly wrong, therefore, to accufe Mialry of
lavilhing the public money in an inflance wbe
they know the fpirit and pride of the partic will
not liffer themfA-res to he penioned.
Launch of the IereriL asats as DarrFoTa,
No public fpeiacle could poibly enceed th
grandeur and magnificence oflSaturday'ealss
of the Impregnabc, at Deptford Dodt-yard.-
The uncommon Inenefof the day, together wit
the expedition of beholding their Majelties as
fume branches of their much loved offering
drew together fuch crowds of people of all rinkt
as were fcarcely ever remroberd at Dep& r
upon a filillar occauon. The lret leading tothL
Dock gate, though near a mile in let, wa
completely lined with carriages o both de o
the way. Equeftrian likewf cnraded all the
avenues in very great numbers, willt the pede
firlms flcked to the gate In iboals. Te toolt
on each fide the launch, and In the *e f the
Augcfta yacht, were ined with fioe of te mot
beautiful and elegant fef we ever resteAe
to have fecn. On the one lud, to view the bl-
wark and defence of our country; on the otirs
to behold the an-ious looks ad bewitching lIle
of youth, innocence, and beauty; at the me
time to contemplate that noble air of firdoes
To confpicuous in thecountenance of as lo d
populace, were objrae that could not fall to l
vare the mind, even of a Stoie.
Tle company were dlfappolnted in paying theb
refnpta to thdr lovSltu, but tib beau ofthl


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