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Town, who excused himself at first from attend- shall not be hurt. Sir Thomas said, there were jag; buc being afterwards waited on by the fome little pauses; and he sat all the while wieta coachman, attended by an oficer from Bow-Street, bis eyes fixed on Wood, deliberating, if he cene readily, and being positively sworn to, they should attempt the chariot, how to ward against were both fully commilied. One circumstance, the pistol. However, they went quietly off, the countel faid, muft sot be omitted ; and that and he saw them through che back glasses, bewas, the mure which the short man rode when fore they came up to the footman, make a stop, he commited the robbery, was lworc to, and but for what purpose he could not say. Sir Thom Wood owsed that the mare fo identified was kis mas then gave the same account of meeting the mare.

men in St. Martin's-Lane, following them, and The witnesses were then called. Sir Thomas so forth, as stated by his counsel, omitting only Devenport, being sworn, said, the first thing he the circumstance of identifying the harte, his eblerved that itrack him was, the priloner attention being coo strongly engaged in minding Brows, who, with a long horse pittol presented the men to think any thing about their hories to the coachman, bid him stop. They were then one appeared darker than the other. (about the hour and on the road as mentioned by Being aked how many miles it might be from che counie), going home at the race of qx milt's the place where he was robbed to Keatin-Town, 22 hour, and on being stope, the shorter man said, About fix or seven miles, or about three came to the window on that fide where Lady quarters of an hour's ride; with a good trotting Davenport fat, and ordered it to be let down, horse. za prtleatly came the taller man to his side, and How the men were dressed, who committed bo be pretty nearly at the same time demanded the robbery ? said, They had both large horsetheir money. Brown had a handkerchief over men's coats, buttonedone darker than the the upper part of his face, Nanting to his nose, other. He did not then fee their under dress. with his hat a little up. Wood's face had a How the prisoners were dresled, when he mer kandkerchief over it, pretty much in the same there in St. Martin's-Lane? faid, The shorter maancr. Sir Thomas had his money luofe in his man had a brown coat, his hair undressed, a pocket, two guineas and some stiver, which he haqdkerchief about his neck, fuch a one as the gave Brown into his hand, looking attentively at man who robbed Lady Davenport had about his him at the same time, and Lady Davenport face. The other man had a darkilh drab coat, gave Wood her money, in a small round purse. and an old hat of the sort the man had on when Lady Davenport was putting her watch behind he committed the robbery. He knew nothing her, which Wood oblerving, role upon his ttir- of their relative 'Tiruations; but meeting will rups, and said to Sir Thomas, I'll search the three men at the office, and describing them, chariot, and if I find any thing concealed, by they soon traced them out. He hadi particularly Ged I'll blow your braios out. At that initant marked their height: one about five feet six or bis handkerchiet dropt a little. Sir Thomas feven inches; the other five feet sine or nine looked ezraeitly at him, and he seemed to hold and a half; the raller man itooped a little, and it at a little diftance from his mouth, and by the rode lounging, the other rode erect. He thoughe impreffion he then made upon his mind, Sir it his duty, he said, to give as early information Thomas thinks he could not be mistaken in him; as possible; and these mea were brought to Bowthey then deinanded their watches, Sir Thomas street. He saw Brown there frit, and he delivered his to Brown, and begged his Lady for thought then, as he does now, that he was one God's fake to give the other man hers, as he of the men; and afterwards he saw Wood at seemed to be a very refolute man, Brown ap- the same place, and he did then, and does now, peared somewhat in awe of the other, and when believe him to be the other man. Sir Thomas gave bim his watch, faid, Damn you, Q. by Mr. Garrow (counsel for the prisoners), you have more money, and felt Sir Thomas's When you went home, after tracing thole men left hand pocket. Lady Davenport's watch was to the stables, you would naturally tell your a gold watch, which had an outer case chased, servants the circumstance? Most certainly.' So but at that time had only a leal-skin cale, a steel that previously to the examination in Box:-street, chain, two feals, one a family seal, with other you had ftrongly expressed conviction to your little trinkets. Sir Thomas's watch had gold in- fervants, that the prisoners were the men ? fide and outside cases, and a gold cap, a plain Doubtless; but was desirous, he said, that his steel chain and two seals; it was made by Mudge, servants should see them, because, if they had and cost thirty-three guineas. All this while, not been as certain as himself, he would not which could not be less than seven or eight mi- have prosecuted them. Bates (for the short man seemed as composed Abraham Riley, being sworn, said, That on and collected as he could have been in any the the day, and about the time and place already most deliberate act), the fun shone full in their sworn to, bis master and lady were robbed in the faces, and Sir Thomas had time to make such manner already related; that the two men pasied oblervations as convinced him that he should him first without laying a word, and then, havknow the persoas of both of them wherever he ing firft ordered the footman to get off his horse, hould meet them. Just before they went off, they came up with handkerchiefs over their the taller man, in a fofitilh voice, said, Your faces, one on one side, and one on the opposite pocket-book? Sir Thomas said, He had no side of the carriage, and ordered him to stop. pocket-book. The Horter man then, in a hoarser He did not pull up directly; they called him an voice, said, Aye, your pocket. buck! To Lady impudent fellow, and threatened to blow his Davenport, on 1.er shewing evident signs of iear, braios out. He law his lady deliver her watch she can said, Deo's be frightened, Lady, you



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end money to Wood. He domanded her pocket. Being asked, which of the raen he should know? book; but, hearing her scream, he bid her not Replied, The tallest. Do you mean to swear be fightened ; so they made off.-Did not no- positively to that man? His answer, was, Yes, tice them much when they first came up; but to the best of my judgment that is the man. afterwards leaning on that fide when the man He then was interrogated as to the horse, and sobbed his lady, he took more notice of Wood confirmed what his fellow-fervant had sworn as than of the other. He had a drabbish great to the identity of the horse. coat on, bis hair about his ears, and a round Patrick Macmanus (worn. He spoke chiefly hat, and a handkerchief round his face. He ob

to the apprehending of the prisoners, and to the served the mare he rode on, and had seen her borse. He said the horse, or mare, was Wood's since at Bow-ftreet; Mhe was a bay mare, about

Wood told him so himself. 15 hands and a half high, with a switch cail, a There were two other witnesses examined as kind of blood mare, with two white feet be. to their being on the road that day, but proved fore, a white snip and star, and rather low in nething. flesh. Being Mewn Mr. Wood's mare, That,

Prisoner Wood's Defence. faid he, is the mare to the best of my know

He was far, he said, from thinking that Sir ledge and belief the man rode upon who robbed Thomas Davenport had any wish to take away my mistress. He could not be so positive to the lives of two innocent men. On the contraBrown as he was to the other man. Informa

ry, should it afterwards be proved, by the conrion was given ac Bow-freet, and he weat with vicțion and confeffion of the real robbers, that he Macmanus (an officer) to Kentish town, and and his fellow-prisoner were wholly innocent, Sir faw Wood in the bar of his own boule (he Thomas, he doubled not, would rejoice thac keeps the assembly room at Kentish town), and they had been able to produce such a cloud of faid to Macmanus, chat is the man that obbed witnesses in their favour' as to satisfy a mercitul my lady; so they weat up flairs, and called for

court and jury, that they could not be the guilly some run and water, aud Macmanus asked him, perfons. For himielf, though he had the misif he had not received a note from Bow.street ?

fortune to appear before the court in chains, he He said, He had; but his house was full of had hitherio gone through the world with a cha: company, and there was no name to the note.

racter fair and unsuspected. It was no unusual Being told he must go with him to Bow.itreet, thing for perioas to resemble each other, and he made no objection, but delived no notice

many had suffered who were innocent. On his might be taken; lo he called for such a hat.

second examination at Bow-street, there were, Riley laid, That is not the hat you robbed my

he said, leveral persons attending who had beer jady in. Wood said, He had no other. Wood

robbed on the Twickenham road, on the i2th. was desired to put on his great coat. He of October, by two men of the same deseription Said, He had lent it. Witness being aked, disguiled with handkerchiets. They looked at faid, His master, on she roth of November, him, and cleared him. It was not therefore imdid come home, and say he had seen the men

probable that the men, who robbed on the that robbed him. And you, said the counsel, Twickenham road on the 12th of October, were when you had seen the men, had too much the same men who robbed Sir Thomas Davenmodesty to contradiet him? Do you remember port on the nath. But whether they were the being at the Brown-bear in Bow-street? Yoe. persons or not, he hoped to make it appear, by And seeing the prisoner Brown there? Yes. Q witnesses of undoubted credit, that he could not by Mr. Carrow. Now, I all you, on your be one of them. His counsel ihen proceeded to oath, did you or did you not lay, Brown was examine the witnesses. not one of the mea whu robbed your master ? Arthur Freke, furgeon, being sworn, said that He evaded giving a direct answer. He did not from the 6th of October till the 9th, he had acthere íay he was the man. Being desired to tended Mr. Wood. He had a complaint in his thew the court the manner in which the faces of bowels, and had received a blow on his head the robbers were covered, laid, the handkerchiefs with a brick. On the gth, when he left him, were brought under the back-part of the head, he had still the mark of the wound, and his face across the face, so that one eye was completely was in fome degree (welled. He advised him covered.

not to go out for fame days. Believed him to Couit. Do you mean to swear positively that be a very honeft man. Wood was one of the robbers ? His answer was, Mary Wilson, being sworn, iaid, that or the To the belt of my belief he was; but I do not uith of October (the could not be mistaken in swear to the other.

the day, becaule it was che day before their fealt Daniel Nash, footman to Sir Thomas, saw the day); being asked, said, the was a companion prisoners top his master's carriage; they stopt and afliltaat to Mrs. Wood in her bufinels, and him first, and made him get off his horse ; they had been with her in that capacity for ten months; wore laige handkerchiefs about their aecks, and could not forget the businets ibat Mr. Wood was shey unbuttoned their waistcoats, and put them employed about that day; for in the morning he across their faces under their hals, to that one eye was busy in bottling wine for the company til! only was uncovered. He saw them with ihčis dianer eime; and in the afternoon, Mıs. Wood faces uncovered by their handkerchiefs both be having gooe to town to order provisions, he was fore and after they had itopl the carriage, and at home to wait upon the customers. Her hus. hould know one of them, see him where band, she said, came to her about four o'clock he would. The other he could not be so certaia in the afternoon, and staid eri aix. And during lo, because his great coat came up to high, and that time, the could folemaly swear, Mr. Wood his boat to low, that he could not ec his full face was geyer five misies together out of her fighe,



She was cross-examined by Mr. Sylvester for the Murrel, broker and appraiser; Mr. Broughton, prosecution, but nothing could be inferred from filhmooger. her replies to invalidate her positive testimony.

Prisoner Brown's Defence. George Wilson, her husband, was the next He was so conscious of his innocence, that he witness called. He said, he was groom to Mr. would challenge all mankind to charge him with Keadal tbe Banker; that about four o'clock on one dishonest act ; and he most solemnly declared, the aith of October, he was at Mr. Wood's he was not one of the perfons who committed house at Kealish town. He remembered the day the robbery with which he was charged. He because it was the day before Wood's feast, and trusted, that by the aid of Divine Providence, Mrs. Wood was writing the cards. The fealt that guards the innocent, he hould be able to was to be on the 12th, and he law “the 12th" prove to the fatisfaction of the court and jury, on the cards. He remembered seeing Mrs. ibat on the day and at the time the prosecucors Saunders (the apothecary's wife) coming in, but charge the robbery to be committed, he was at could not tell what passed. On his further ex- his mother's houle, and could not be one of the aminacion, he said, it was on the day before that persons who committed it. be law Mro. Wood writing the cards-said, he Edward, Green, tworn, said, He had used the did not tee Mrs. Wood on that day at all. She prisoner's mother's house, the lign of the King'swas gone to London to buy 6th.

Arms in Chapel-ftreet, and did not suppose he jane Saunders worn; the said, she well re- had misled two nights thele 20 years. He was membered the 11th of October. It was on a there on the rith of October, and well remem. Monday, and the day before Wood's fealt ; that bered seeing the prisoner at the bar there about wout five, oi a quarter after five, in the after five o'clock in the afternoon. He was positive to Doon, as her huiband and the were going to the hour and day. His constant hour of going drink ica agd spend the evening with Mr. Evans was about a quarter after five, and he well re11 Chapel-row, she called in at Wood's to pay a membered seeing the young man litting by the trifle the owed for rum, and while he was giving kitchen fire. He could not be mistaken in his change for half a guinea, she took the liberty to perion, for he had koown him ever since he was tell him, that he inight as well have employed born. Being asked, faid, he was a stay-maker, her husband as Mr. Freke in his late illaeis. He and lived at No. 40, Theobald's-Row. had just before beca round to Mr. Saunders for Nelly Owen (worn. She lived with the pric his custom. He had just taken the assembly somer's mother. She remembered the prisoner's room. She did not come out of any prejudice being at home on the 11th of October, and that to Mr. Wood, she said, but merely to do jultice. he went to hed early that night. He was rather She was sure of the day and the time, and lure a little toxicated, and went to bed before the of seeing Mr. Wood, and paying him the trifle club met. She was certain of the day, becaule the owed him. She was cruis-examined till the they had a Lottery club which met that night, grew zagry. She was questioned by countel and she remembered his coming in about three in about staying so long in payıng the trifle? Her the afternoon that day when they had all dined, aaiwer was, Suppole she did? Her husband did and baving a red herring for his dinner. And not find fault, and lure le, che countel, had no his mother laid, He need not have a red herring right to call her to account.

to make him dry, he had had drink enough. Walter Saunders, her husband, being sworn, William Weit sworn: Knows the prisoner confrmed his wife's evidence in every circum- Brown well, and remembers drinking with him ftance, and on his cross-examination was per- at his mother's house on the rich of October in fe&tly recollected.

the afternoon. The witnels came through the Robert Ford, a working gardener, sworo. He pallage in his way to the kitchen with a halfrecollected doing up the garden on the Monday penny worth of apples in his hand. He asked before the fealt. He had finished about four the prisoner, if he would eat an apple, and he o'clock, and he met Mr. Wood in the passage, knocked the apple out of his hand under the and told him, now his gardeo was ready for his grate: this was about four o'clock. He was company. He weot into the kitchen, and while Ture as to the time, becaule he went to see what he was there heard a voice at the bar which he it was o'clock, co water his horses; faid, he was chought he knew. Says the boy, It is Mrs. hoftler to Mr. Farren, who rents stables on the Saucders conne to pay my master her husband's premises, and keeps horses to let out. He did score. He was croli-examined. Believed Wood not know whether the prisoner hired horles of had a great coat, but was not sure whether he Mr. Farren. He knew he did not hire one et kad or no-Wood had been ill, but he did not him that day. kaow what was the matter with him.

Mr. Baggeley, Mr. Duke, Mr. Lunn, were Joseph Moreton (a day labourer) being sworn, sworn to his character; and ádr. Garrow, counfaid, He carried à boitle of ketchap to Mr. sel for the pritoners, said, many more were ready Wood's boule on the rich of October, law and if necesary. spoke to Mr. Wood, and the clock truck five Judge Alhurst just observed, that as the jury while he wa in the tap-room.

had been attentive to every thing that had been Add to the above poklive witnesses the testi- sworn, he should not take up their time with mody of the following respectable perfoos to recapitulating the evidence. He would only rehis character :

mark on the great fallibility there was in swearing Richard Maux, Esq; brewer; Gregory Bate to the appearance of perions. Sir Thomas Dapian, Elq; his landlora; Rev. Mr. Whitechurch, venport, who is a person of character and reMr. Parker, Mr. Pars, braady-merchants ; Mr. fpectability, was no doubt convinced in his own

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mind that the prisoners were the persons who been agreed on between the Emperor and the robbed him; yet it must be owned there has Dutch, which will soon be made public. been fufficient evidence to the contrary. The

BIR T H s. jury with one voice gave their verdict, Nor CUILTY.

At Stockport in Cheshire, about 7 o'clock in princes, who has been baptized Helenthe morning of the 2d of December, one of the Dec. 14. The queen of Naplex, a princels, who Jarge reservojrs of water belonging to Mr. Da- was baptized by the names of Maria-Antoniettapis's cotton-mills (acar two acres in extent, and Theresa - Amelia - Johanna · Baptista - Francescaabout four yards deep) burst its bank, and threw Caoiana-Marianne-Lucia, the whole neighbourhood into the utmost con

MARRIAGE S. fternation. Fortynately the water made its way through the doors and windows of the manufaca OHN Holmes, esq; of the 66th regiment, to tory (two foors of which only gave way) or the Miss Margaret Dickson, youngest daughter to whole pile of building must have been levelled the Dean of Down, and filter to the Bishop of with the growod. The water fowed in the Down and Connor. Dec. 22. Edward Philips, Nreet with irresistible impetuolity: The cellars of jun. ela; M. P. for the county of Somertet, té many houses were instantly filled, and the lower Mits Lockyer, eldest daughter of Thomas Lockchambers of some damaged to a very great de- yer, efq.- for. 2. By ípecial liceoce, Sir Gregree. The burry and confufion of men, women, gory Page Turner, Bari. to Miss Howell.-6. and children, endeavouring to save themselves Francis Henry Tyler, efq; to the hon. Miss from the rapidity of the current, can hardly be de Roger, eldest daughter of Lord Teynham.-Joha fcribed. No lives were lost; and the whole da. Ellis, eiq; to Miss Parker, daughter of Vice-Admage is said not to amount to more than 1oool. miral Sir Peter Parker.-Ai Edy-Weston, co.

Leliers from the Ille of Man, where the last Ruiland, Rev. Thomas Wintour, R. of West. remains of old British honefty are full suppoled well, co. Oxford, to Mrs. Hall, reliat of the to reside, take notice, as a rare instance, that a late Rev. Dr. Charles H. Dean of Bocking. house at the North end of the island had lately

DE A T H S. been robbed of 98k. but that on the inhabitants of the neighbourhood being summoned to appear, in a certain day, before a Jury of Enquiry, to Burton, of Enderby, co. Linc. esq.- Ac clear themielves upon oath from the chest, the Culworth, co. Northampton, in her 75th year, robbers, dreading to add perjury to the robbery, Lady D'Anvers.--William Pym, elq; of Linie had secretly reitored the money, before the day Wymondley, co. Herts, a lineal descendant from appointed, to the place whence it was taken. the celebrated patriot. At Beachworth, Surry,

jon. 11. The Bishop of Osnabruck's Patent in his 63d year, the Rev. John Alle), M. A. of Creation, as Duke of York, in England, and vice. principal of Magdalen-hall, Oxford. --At Earl or Ulfter, in Ireland, with the Coronet, and Reading, Mr. Dancy, master of the Blue Ports, othes inûgnia of the Dukedom, has been sent to Ruirull-itreet, Covent Garden. He was walkhis Royal Highness in Germany by an Hanoverian ing in Reading church-yard with his son, a child of inessenger, who arrived at Hanover the 2014 of four years old, and suddenly dropped down dead. Jaft month; and on the next day the Prince was His father and mother died within three days of complimented by the Nobility, Oficers, &c. at each other, about a year ago, at his house in his palace in the city of Hanover, on account of Russell-street.-Near Maidstone, in his 74th year, his new Creation,

Mr. Geo. Turner.. He had buried four wives, 15.) A new contrivance is executing at Leg- by all of whom he had issue, and was the reputed horn, før setting fix corn mills in motion at one father of 47 childrea.- At Peterborough, Mrs. time, by means of a very simple machine, with Amey Forster, youngest daughter of John Forster, a balance fixed to it, which raises the sea water, esq; formerly of that place, and brother of John 2027 feet in height, and is charged for as many Forster, D.D. rector of Elton, co. Huntingdon. hours as they think proper. The inventor of this Notwithstanding the had the misfortune to be machine, which promises the greatest advantages, deaf from her cradle, she had learned to read, to is a foreiga Priek, who is gone there to see one write perfectly well, and to converse familiarlo made after his own model.

with her acquaintance. In the beginning of Oc. , 25.] The Lords of the Treasury have feat cober laft, at Rome, the Marchioneis of Accoorders to the Conmisioners of the Customs, rambani, lifter to Sir William Murray, of Polduced the 7th curt, to enquire into the particulars maise in Scotland. ---At Aonapolis, Maryland, of the illere conveyance of live Sheep and wool after a long indisposition, Sir Robert Eden, Bart. to the coast nt France ; in consequence of which governor of that ttate previous to the late rethe Commisioners have iflued orders on the above volution.-- Nov. 7. This morning the body of 1ubje& tuthe Officers of the wool department at Capt. Richards, commander of the British packet the Cultoin-House, London, as well as at the Roebuck, was discovered in the water, at New several out ports. This is preparatory to bring. York, opposite to where his thip was moored. ing a bill into Parliament early this fellion, for No marks of violence whatever appearing upon the more effeétual prevention of smuggling Racep him, it was concluded by the coroner's inquest and woel out of the kingdom.

that he had met an accidental death. His nume31.) Dsipa:ches were brought to Lord Side rous focial and moral virtues had lo endeared him ey's ofice, from Lord Torrington at Bruffel', to the inhabitants of that city, that each indivi. wacha wengi08 what preliminaries of peace had died appcared emulous to ibew every mark of


reipea to bis mergory. The different British, Irith, his patent being renewed, he was again fwora and American fhip's paid him due nautical honours, into the Low Chief Baron's Office, where and his remains were followed by a very great be prefided longer than any of his predecessors concourse of citizens.-Dec. 10. At East Mal. bas ever done. He refigned his high office ia ling, Kent, aged 78, Thomas Hartley, M.A.R. November, 1772, full of years, integrity, and of Winwick, Northampton hire, author of many honour. And, as the laft distinguiching mark of excellent discourses, a treatise on the Millennium, bis sovereign's approbation and favour, for his &c. 27. At Hackney, Mr. David de Castro, long and faithful Iervices, he was, on the 20th forty-one years head reader to the Portuguese of the fame month, sworn one of his Majelty's jew synagogue in Bevis-Marks.At Chelsea, molt bonourable Privy Council. His remains much regretted, of a cancer in his mouth, Ed- were deposited in the family vault at Parkhall. ward Wynne, Esq; Barrister at Law, eldest son Jar. 1. Aged 7!, Mr. Richard Hillis, who, of the late Serjeant Wyane. This gentleman's after forty years industriously pursuing business, koowledge and proficiency in polite literature retired from it with honour and an excellent could only be exceeded by his charity and bene- character. It would seem vain and oftentatious volence. He printed (without his name), but to relate the many benevolent and generous actie did not publith, “ A miscellany, containing se- ons of the deceased; it will be only necessary to veral law tracts,” 8vo. 1765; Mr. W. published pay due attention to an authentic anecdote transa (anonymoudy also), “ Eunomus, or dialogues mitced to us by a correspondent of character :cuoceraing the law and conftitution of England. At one period of his life, a contemporary, for With an essay on dialogue,” 4 vols. 8vo. 1774. whom he had contracted an intimate friendship, la this elegant and truly Ciceronian work, Mr, became distressed in his affairs ; and at a meeting W, with great learning and ingenuity, fupported of the creditors, and investigating the cause, the immense and complicated fabrick of the laws evidently appeared not to have originated from of this country. Dying a bachelor, his estates, any fault of his own, but from his unavoidable. together with his house at Chelsea, and his very connections with others in business. The devaluable library, collected chiefly by his father ceased acquainted them, that he had left his and himself, devolve to his brother, the Rev. 'friend 1000l. in his will; but as soool, at that Latuell Wyone, of All Souls college, Oxford. mument would be of much more use chan ten -29. la his 85th year, at South Weald, Elex, times the sum at his death, he begged leave to the Right Hon. Sir Thomas Parker. He was present him with two bank notes of 500l. each; admitted of the Middle Temple, May 3, 1718, an action rarely to be mact with in the prelent and called to the bar, in that society, June 19, day.-15. At Tendring-hall

, Suffolk, Edward, 9724; on May 17, 1736, he received his Ma- fun of Adam Rowley. His death was occalioned jelty's writ, commanding him to take upon him by the following circumstance: he went to see a the degree of Serjeant at Law, and was tworn lady in Jeimyn-ftreet, London, in whole family at the Chancery Bar, June 4, and the same day was kept a little dug, which being interrupted by a patent was sealed, and he was sworn King's the child while it was feeding, few at him, aná Serjeant before Lord Chancellor Talbot. Da bit his lip. His friends, having fome fufpicios July 7, 1738, a pateat was lealed, constituting that the dog was mad, went to Dr. Hunter, who hm one of the Barens of the Court of Exche- recommended them to an emigent surgeon, who quer, into which ofice he was sworn before his put a caustic to the lip, and applied fuch medical great patron and friend Lord Chancellor Hard- treatment as was thought necessary. A few days wicke. On April 21, 1740, a patent was sealed, after, the child went on a visit to some friends coostituting him one of the Jultices of the Court at Boxford, in Suffolk, where he complained of of Common Pleas. On November 27, 1742, illness and pain; a physician in the neighbourke received the honour of Knighthood, and on hood was sent for, but to no effect ; he was the 29th of the same month a patent was sealed seized with the hydrophobia, and died in 2 conftituting him Lord Chief Baron of the Court hours.--21. At his boule in Bilbopsgate-street, ei Exchequer. On the 21st of January, 1761, in his 75th year, Beerton Long, Esq.

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Belfast, February, 4.

expe&ted that some spirited resolations will be

entered into for that purpose. TEDNESDAY arrived the Frieadship, Cap- Extrait of a Letter from Dr. Franklin, to the

President of Congrefsdared Pelly, Jan. 25, phia; by which vessel we have the American 1784. prints down to the 18th Dec. laft, from which “ With respeet to the British court, we should, the following extracts are made. Cant. M'Adam, I think, be constantly on our guard, and impreis relieed a Liverpool vessel on his palage, which trongly on our minds, that thouh it has made had suffered severely by seas breaking over her, peace with us, it is not in trath reconcilod to us, and the people were aimolt familhed, being live but still Batters itself with hopes, that some change days without bread or water.

in the affairs of Europe, or some dilunion amongst Nero York, Dec. 9. One of the firft objects ourselver, may afford them an opportunity of seof the deliberation of congress, it is conjectured, covering their dominion, punifhing thole who will be the dislodgment of ihe British troops, have moft offended, and securing our future dewhich still, contrary to the treaty, insolently pendence. It is easy to lec by the general terms keep policllion of our fropuier polte. And it is of the mai pilterial gewlpapers (lighe skings, in


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