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king directly. The parishes of Sennan and the entrance there's on one side a high rock St. Leven are under its jurisdiction,

with the castle of Pendennis, one of the 3. Biscaw-woune, or Buscawen, not far largest in England, which has always a from Sc, Buriens, where 19 stones ftand in garison : On the other side it is guarded by a circle, about 12 foot froni one another, the caltle of St. Maws. Falmourb is and a much larger one in the center, sup- corporation by itself, with a market on pos'd to be an ancient sepulchral monu- Tbursdays, and gives title of viscount co ment.

A the family of Bojcawen. Adjoining to the 4. Penzance, N. E. of St. Buriens, a town is Arwinnack, the feat of the late small town with a market on Tbursdays, Killigrews, belonging to which is a very and a good trade. Near this place was pleasant walk, now made a rope-walk of, the remarkable stone Maen. Amber, or the and is undoubtedly the best and most agreestone of Ambrofius, being a great rock upon able of the kind in England. fome lesser, and so equally poised, that it 11. St. Maws, an antient borough, f. might be moved with one's finger : It was tuate within the harbour of Falmoutb, and thrown down in the late civil war, but opposite to it. It has a caftle well mounted not without great labour. St. Maderns- B with guns, drives a good trade in fith, is Wells are in this parish, whose waters, by govern'd by a portreeve, and has a great drinking and bathing, have perform’d market or fair on the Friday after St. Luke's great cures.

day. 5. Mount's-Bay, lying S. of Penzance, 12. Tregony, 10 miles N. E. of Falmouth, fo call'd from a high rock in it, named St, a small corporation town, govern'd by a Michael's Mont, which is encompassed by mayor, recorder, and 8 capital burgefles ; the sea when the tide is in. In the rocks it trades chiefly in making serges, and has a along this coaft build the Cornish choughs, market on Saturdays. with red bills and feet: They are very 13. Grampound, 4 miles N. of Tregony, thievith when tame, and sometimes set is a borough by prescription, and of great houses on fire.

antiquity, govern'd by a mayor, recorder, 6. Mousebole, a little market town on &c. and has a market on Tuesdays. Mount's.bay.

14. Truro, 6 miles W. of Iregony, is 7. Market-Jew,

miles E. of Penzance, very antient, and one of the best buils has a market on Thursdays.

towns in the county, govern'd by a mayor, 8. Godelcan, now Godolphin, E. of Marker- recorder, and 24 capital oargeirs. It is Jezu, a bit famous for tin mines, and D large, and he markets 02 In l'ays and giving name to the antient and noble family Saturdays. "Tis almost encov.pair-d with of Godolpbin, who were lords of it in the two streams, that run into Falmourb haven, conqueror's time.

after joining at the end of the town, where 9. Helften, 10 miles S. E. of Market- thie's a gas key for vefsels of a confi. Yow, is govern'd by a mayor, 4 aldermen, derable bura! Eric, and has a market on Saturdays. Here 15. Redrutb, a market town, about $ is a large church, with a high steeple that miles S. W, of Irun Near it is an oid serves as a sea mark, a spacious market-E caitle, under whose walls have been found house, and a Guild-ball, Near this place some gold coins, but the impreflion so imis a large body of fresh water, call d the pericát, that 'cis uncertain to whoin we Looe-Pool, which sometimes rises to pro- should ascribe them. digiousy after a wet leason, that it itops 16. St. Michael, & miles N. of Truro, a the mills of Helsion from working; but then borough by prescription, and one of the to semedy this inconvenience, the mayor oldest in the county, once considerable, of this town has a right, upon carrying 3 but now a mean village, and yet conunues half pence to the proprietor of Penrose, the F

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2 members to parliament. Jands adjoining, to demand that the bar of 17. Penryn, avout 4 miles N, W. of Falfand between the Looe-Pool and the sea mourb, an antient boroug! by prescription, may be cut thro' for draining it off into the govern'd by a mayor, recorder, &c. and ocean; which done, the ban is presently has markets on Wednesdays and Satur. fill'd up again. In this pool are found days. It is large, well built, and so mixid great quantities of exceeding fine trout, with gardens and orchards, that it looks and in the proper reasons are taken out as if it stood in a wood. 'Tis well water'd of it great numbers of teal, mallards, ducks, with rivulets, and has an arm of the sea &c.

G on each side, with a good custom-house, 10. Falmoutb, about 9 miles N. E. of and key, to which veífels of roy con corne Helsior, the most populous town in the up. Their chief trade is in pilchard filha county, and noted for an excellent hart» ur, ing Large enough to contain the royal navy, 18. Fower, about 12 miles N. E. of Gram. and safe against all winds by its crocks. Ar pound, an antient burough by prescription,

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govern'd by a mayor, &c. with a market 26. Kellington, about 9 miles N. of Salta on Saturdays. 'Tis rich and populous, and ah, situate in a fruitful country, is á enjoys a good trade ; and the harbour is borough by prescription, govern'd by a somodious, capable of the largest ships, and mayor, has a market on Wednesdays, and commanded by 2 caftles.

trades in the woollen-manufacture. 19. Leftwitbiel, about 7 miles N. of 27. St. Ives, about 8 miles N. E. of Fowey, ftuate on an caly descent among Penzance, a neat corporation town, and hills, in a good soil, watered with the Tay,

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the people wealthy by Mipping and the abounding with fish, which brought up pilchard trade: It has markets on WednesImall vessels from Fowey till it was choaked days and Saturdays. with fand. The lord warden of the stan. 28. Sr. Colombs, a little town, about the naries has a court, prison and officers here famed.starce N. E. of St. Micbael, for stamping of tin.' Its chief trade is the with a market on Saturdays. woollen manufacture, and it has a market 29. Padliow, 8 miles N. from St. on Fridays.

Colombs, a small corporation, with a mar20. Lifkard, about 11 miles N. E. of ket on Saturd.ins, and a harbour convenient Leftwirbel, a very amient borough, go- B for trade with Ireland, vern'd by a mayor, recorder, 8 aldermen, 30. Warebridge, a market - town, a a town-clerk, &c. It is large and populous, Jittle S. E. of Padflow. Tands on a hill, and has a good trade, e- 31. Camelford, about 12 miles N. E. specially in yarn, hoots, shoes, and other from Padlows a small but ancient borough deathern wares, and a confiderable market by prescription, govern'd by a mayor on Saturdays. It is encompass’d with and capital burgesies, with a market on woods, and commons, that feed multi

Fridays. tudes of sheep, and are much used for C 32. Boljiney, alias Tintagel, a little N. horse-races.

of the former, a small but very ancient 21. Bodmin, 6 miles N. W. of Leftwi- borough near the Bristol Cbannel. Tis abiel, has a mayor, town-clerk, 10 aldermen, noted for the birth-place of king Artbur, 24 common-council men, and a plentiful and the remains of his castle. market on Saturday. It is near a mile 33. Stration lies far to the N. between long, pleasantly fluate between a hills, and the Bristol Channel and the river Tamer, is a in an air so wholesome, that the inhabitants small town, and has a market on Tuesdays. generally live to a great age. There are 34. Launceston, about 14 miles E. of certain stones near it, calla Iring-Cheese D Cam:elford, reckoned the chief swn of the and the Hurlers, supposed to be trophies, county, situate on the south fide of the or rather the funeral monuments of the Small river Kenfiy, 2 miles from its fall antient Britons.

into the Tumor, on the descent of a hill, is 22. Wefilor, so called from the river Loe, populous, drives a good trade, and has a on which it stands, about 8 miles E. of market on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Fowy, is govern'd by a mayor and bur- county goal is kept and the atlizes usually selles, and has a market on Saturdays. held here. It was anciently wallid and

23. E. floe, on the other fide of the E had a strong castle, but now gone to ruin. river, join'd to Westloe by a bridge of 15 It is govern'd by a mayor, recorder, S arches. The river is navigable for vessels aldermen, &c. and has tent 2 members to of ico ton. This town is also govern'd by parliament ever fince the 23d. of Edward I. a mayor and burgerfes, and sends 2 mem- It has a church with a handsome high bers to parlament, as Wofilo likewife tower, and a fine Itatue of Mary Magdaler, docs, and has also a market on Saturdays. to whom it is dedicated.

24. St. Germans, about 6 miles E. con. 35. Neroport, opprsi'e to Laurerfion, on Sisting now only of a few fishermtos cot- the other side of the Kenfry, and ficuale on cages, and yet is govern'd by a portreeve, F the side of a hill, being part of the king's sends 2 members to parliament, and has a demelnes clain'd a right of fending memImail market on Fridays. It hes a large bers to parliament in the reign of Ede handlume church, and is the biggest par th qard vi, and has sent 2. ever since that in the oou ty, being several miles round, time. and containing ro hamlets.

Near the Nianacles on the coast, are 25. Saltsjh, about 4 miles E. of St. taken large quantities of conger eels, Germans, pleasantly fituate on a rising hiil, which, wien walh'd and fplas, are hung svith a market on Tuesdays and Saturdars. G up cn Itages erected for that purpose, Tis one of the most antient boroughs in without any fait, in the fun to dry, and the county, and has a mayor, recorder and are chiefiy exported io porin. jo aldermin. It enjoys several royalties, ['e shall give some account of tbe Scilly holds an admiralty court, and the inhabi- ijles in our next.] ants uade much in malt and betr.

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1749.

445 JOURNAL of the PROCEEDINGS and DEBATES

in the POLITICAL CLUB, continued from Page 405. The next Speech I shall give you in the with such encomiums in our address, Debate begun in your left, was

that I am persuaded, no gentleman would made by C. Livius Salinator, which have thought it worth his while to was in Substance as follows:

take
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notice of it upon this oc

casion. For my own part, Sir, I Mr. Prefident,

Thall freely own, I know nothing

A of it, and therefore Thall not preF the Hon. gentleman despaired tend to pass any judgment relating of success in his opposition to to it; but I have seen a pamphlet,

the address moved for, it was which is said to contain a true copy not because he thought his oppofition of all the articles of that treaty, could not be supported by fufficient and if that pamphlet be genuine, I reasons, but because he had good will aver, that there is not one British ground to belicve, it would not be B article in it, and that it is the most fupported by fufficient numbers ; ruinous and the most dishonourable for tho' all questions muft, in this treaty we ever inade. Instead of house, be determined by numbers, being a difinitive treaty, I foresee, and I shall at all times be ready to that, like what the learned gentleman fubmit to the opinion of the majority, called anti-oratory, it will produce yet I cannot say, that reason and an effect quite contrary to what was numbers are always of the same fide C intended : I mean, if the makers of of the question in this assembly, it on our lide had any intention exnor, I believe, in any other. I thall cept that ofgetting any how a peace, agree with the Hon. and learned for I am apt to suspect, that this gentleman who answered him, that was their only intention, and I shall we are not foreclosed by any thing presently give good reasons for my we can say in our address upon this suspicion. occasion; but for the sake of the dig-D But first, Sir, I must examine some nity of the house, we Mould take care of the arguments made use of by the not to give a seeming approbation learned gentleman for proving, thas in our address to any measure, which, this treaty was not only honourable we liave reason to believe, will de. but necessary, and much better than serve our censure, when we come could well be expected. In order to afterwards to inquire into it more settle this point, we should consider particularly ; and chis, I am con- E what each fide had to hope for, and vinced, will be the case, with re- what they had to fear, from a con. spect to the treaty of peace

lo often tinuance of the war; and first, with mentioned in this debate.

regard to the French and their allies. As to that urcaty, Sir, I Mall al. As to the French themselves, they low, that every thing tliat has been could not so much as hope for any faid either for or againit it, is against addition of territory upon the side crder, because the treaty itself has F of Holland; for if they had pushed not yet been laid before us; but if in their conquests much farther on that this we have transgressed our orders, fide, and thereby raised a fufpicion, the gentlemen who moved and se- that they designed to appropriate conded the address are to answer the whole provinces of the Nether: for it, because, if they had not pro- lands to themselves, it would have posed the treaty's being mentioned G united the Germanick body in a Odaber; 1749.

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