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Or GENTLEMAN's Monthly Intelligencer.

1751. To be Continued. (Price Six-Pence each month.) Containing, (Greater Variety, and more in Quantity, tban any Monthly Book of the Sinelnice.) 1. A Summary of the most important Af XIV. Letter in relation to the Candid Dire fairs in last Session of Parliament.

quisitions. II. The JOURNAL of a Learned and XV, On the Conduct of the late War.

Politica) CLUB, &c. continued : Contain. XVI. Arithmetical and mathematical Quee' ing the SPEECHES of L. Oppius Salina. Niins folved. tor, Arrianus Maturius, and C. Popilius XVII. Two Letters of Diogenes the Cynick, Lænas, in the DEBATE on the famous relating his Interview with Alexander the Regency Bill.

Great, III. A State of the Nazional Debt, with the XVIII. POETRY: To Lavinia ; 10 Mr. Produce of the Sinking Fund.

Gurney ; to Mr. Romaine ; on the Incon. IV, Life and Writings of Mr. Pope, with an venience of Rhyme ; on the Death of a

Account of the new Edition of his Works, hepelui Youth ; the Lover's Gift; the Rats and a Sketch of his Character,

and the Cheese ; Mutual Love, a new Song; V. Cautions concerning Marriage, with a Solution of a Riddle ; the Happy Couple, remakable Story.

a new Song, set to Musick, &c. VI. Annual Recessions into the Country, XIX. The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGIR : VII. The only Means of reforming a State. Birth of a Princess ; remarkable Letter, VIII. King of Prullia's Letrer, on the refusing a Challenge ; the Bacon claimed

Grievances of the Hungarian Protestants. at Dunmow ; Mr. Jefferies murdered ; IX. Leiter published in Virginia,

Sellions at the Old Bailey ; Malefactors 'X. Character of Mrs. Bury, the Country executed, &c. &c. &c. Housewife.

XX. Promotions ; Marriages and Births ; XI. A Description of RUTLANDSHIRL.

Deaths ; Bankrupts.
XII. On the Increase of Robberies and XXI. Prices of Stocks for each Day.

XXI. Monthly Bill of Mortality XIII. Account of Mis. Leapor, with her XXIII. FOREIGN AFFAIRS. consolatory Letter to a young Lady.

XXIV. A Catalogue of Books. With a Beautilul Map of RUTLANDSHIRE, and the Head of ALEXANDER

POPE, Esq; finely engraved from an original Painting.

MULTUM IN PARVO. LONDON: Printed for R. Baldwin, jun. at the Rofe in Pater-Nofter-Row. Of whom may be had, compleat Sets from the Beginning to this Time, neatly Bound, or Stitch'd,

i or any single Month to compleat Sets.

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markable story of a happy and unhappy fairs in the last session of parliament marriage

318, 319 291 Memoirs of the life and writings of that Of the king's speech, and the two addresses celebrated poet, Alexander Pope, Esq; ibid,

310 The affair of the Westminster ele&ion, An account of the new edition of his and case of Mr. Crowle, Mr. Gibson, works

321 and the Hon. Alexander Murray, Efq; A sketch of his character

ibid. E 291-293 A remarkable paragraph from his preface A remarkable letter published in Virginia


Character of Mrs. Busy, the country houseA ftate of the national debt in the year wile

ibid. B 1750

294 Two letters of Diogenes the cynick phiAccount of the produce of the linking fund losopher, relating his interview with for that year 295 Alexander the Great

323 A description of Rutlandshire 296 POLTRY. The happy couple, a new song, The JOURNAL of a learned and political set to mufick

324 CLUB, &c. continued 297–307 A country dance

325 Further DEBATIS on the regulations in the To Mr. Gurney, on his book of Morte ibid. writing

ibid. SPLLCN of L. Oppius Salinator against a To the Rev. Mr. Romaine

ibid. council of regency

297 The posey, or lover's gift, a new song ibid. That the royal power may be limited, but The rats and the checle

326 cannot be divided 297,298 Solution of a riddle

ibid, That a council of regency is an oligarchy, From queen's college, Oxford

ibid. instead of a limited monarchy

Wbet ails my beart a new song 327 The dangers it may expose us to 300 Mutual love, a new song, sung at VauxSPEECH of Arrianus Maturius in favour of hall, by Mr, Lowe

ibid. a council of regency

ibid On the inconvenience of rhyme ibid. The argument from precedent resumed, On the death of a hopeful you'h, which

and that a regent with a council of re. occasioned his mother's diftraction 328 gency, is lels dangerous than a sole re To Lavinia

ibid. gency with sovereign power 301 The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGIR 329 Remarks upon the several councils of re. Excellent letter of a lieutenant refufing a gency, that have been in this nation challenge, with remarks upon it

ibid. 302, 303 Ceremony of obtaining the gammon of baSPRICH of C. Popilius Lænas, by way of con at Dunmow in Eflex,

ibid. reply

304 Mr. alderm. Dickenson declared theriff 330 Arguments against a council of regency in Mr. Jefferies murdered in his bed ibid. the present case 304,305 A remarkable trial

ibid. The argument from precedent overturned Seffions at the Old Bailey

ibid. 306 Birth of a princess

ibid. A particular clause in the bill objected a Proclamation about halfpence

ibid. gainst 307 Incendiaries

ibid. of the increase of robberies and murders General court of the S. S. company 331

ibid. C Address of the lord mayor and aldermen The only means of reformning a nation 308 on the birth of a princess

ibid. A letter in relation to the Candid Disquifi Mr. alderman Gascoyne elected verdurer of tions

308, 309
Waltham foreft

ibid. On the conduct of the late war, and brave Malefactors executed

ibid. action of general Ligonier 310,311 Old inscription in Iington church ibid. Account of the late Mrs. Leapor, the

Marriages and births

ibid. young poetess 311-314 Deaths

33 Her consolatory letter to a young lady 314

Ecclefiaftical preferments

333 King of Prussia's letter to the bishop of Promotions civil and military ibid. Breslau, concerning the grievances of the New members

ibid. protestants in Hungary

Perlons declared bankrupts

Of the customary annual recessions into ihe Prices of stocks and grain ; wind, weather

134 Arithmetical and mathematical questions Monthly bill of mortality

ibid. rolved


335 Cautions concerning marriage, with a re. Catalogue of books

336 W. bave received several marbematical and poetical pieces, and othera on various fubjefits, abieb jhall bave a proper regard paid is rbom,






Westminster. The history of this ele&ion, A Summary of ebe most important Affairs in before its being brought into parliament, ibe laj Seffion of Parliament.

may be seen in our Magazine for 1749, AST session, being the p. 527, 528, 575 ; and 1750, p. 42, 43, fourth of this present 92, 188, 234, 459. In consequence of parliament, assembled at this debate, a petition of the several bur. Westminster on Thurl. gefses and inhabitants of the city and lia day, Jan, 17,, and was a berty of Weftminster, whose names were opened, as usual, by a thereunto subscribed, in behalf of them.

molt gracious speech from selves and several other burgesses and inha. the throne ; (lee our Mag. for Jan. lant, bitants of the said city and liberty, was p. 33.)

presented to the house, and read, on Mon. In answer to this speech both houses, as day, Jan. 28, complaining of an undue of late has been usual, presented long ad election and return for the said city ; and dreftes : That of the house of lords met it was ordered, that the said petition should with no oppofition, and, with his majesty's be heard at the bar of the house, on Feb. 5, answer, may be seen in our said Magazine, B then next. At the same time, there was p. 34. But that of the house of commons, presented to the house, and read, a petition which was moved for by Horacio Walpole, of Sir George Vandeput, Bart. complain. jun. Esq; and seconded by John Proby, ing of an undue ele&tion and return for the jun. Esq; was ftrenuously opposed, on ac. said city ; which petition was ordered count of an amendment offered by the earl to be heard at the same time with the of Egmont, who moved for leaving out all former. the paragraphs relating to our foreign Upon this, and without any complaint transactions, as containing at least a leem. C from any person whatsoever, a motion was ing approbation of measures they had not made, thic the Journal of the house of Feb. any way inquired into or considered, and 22 and 23, then last, containing the entry consequently, inconsistent with the dignity of the proceedings of the house, in relaof that house ; which motion was lup. tion to the execution of the writ, which ported by Robert Henley, Esq; Henry Ba. was ordered to be issued on Nov, 16, 1749, Thurst, Esq; general Oglethorpe, Sir John "for the election of a citizen to serve in the Hynd Cotton, Bart. Samuel Martin, Erq; present parliament for the city of Welt. George Dodington, Esq; Thomas Porter, minster, in the room of the Right Hon. Efq; and Dr. Lee ; but as it was inlifted D Granville Leveson Gower, Esq; commonly on by William Pitr, Esq; Henry Pelham, called lord viscount Trentham, might be Efq; Horatio Walpole, Esq; and Henry read; and the same being read accordingly, Fox, Esq; that the address contained no it was moved, that Peter Legh, Erq; high approbation of any measure, and that it bailiff of the city of Westminster, should was customary to return some sort of an. atrend that house immediately, in order to swer to every thing mentioned by his ma. give the house an account of what he did in jesty in his speech from the throne, the pursuance of the dire&tions given to him by amendment was, upon a divifion, reje&ed e that house, upon Feb. 22 and 23, then last. by 203 to 74, and the address proposed in relation to the execution of the precept, agreed to, which, with his majesty's an. issued to him in pursuance of the said wric. (wer, lee in our laid Magazine, p. 34, 35. This motion (not being, I supposc, 'ex

As to controverted ele&inns determine pected) was agreed to without opposition ; in this session, there was but one, and that and the high bailiff being then, by accia very remarkable one, meaning that of deri, in the lobby, he was immediately


called Su our Magazine for last year, p. 459.

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Dec. 31,

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ASTATE of the NATIONAL DEBT, provided


and Dec. 31, 1750. E X CHEQUE R.

Amount of the national Increased | Paid of Amount of tbe national
Nouities for long terms, being

debt on Dec.31,1749.
between witbin

debt on Dec.31,1750.
L. s. d. 9. Dec. 31, bat time


d. sum contributed and unsubscrib. 1836275 17 10' 1749, and L. 1836275 17 tot

ed to the Soutb-Sea company Ditto for lives, with the benefit of

1750. survivorship, being the original 108100


108100 sum contributed Do for 2 and 3 lives, being the fum re

95814 1 61

60c maining after what is fallen in bydeaths

95214 I 6$ Ditto on plale ad 6 George I. 312000

312000 Dirto for Nevis and St. Cbriftopber? debentures, at 31. p. cent. p. ann. 37821 5 il

37821 Sit Ditto at 31. jos, per cent. 1731 400000

400000 600000

6c0ooo on the sinking fund Ditto 1738, charged on ditto 300000

300000 Duties on salt continued 1741


192200 46200 Duties further continued 1745 1000000

IC00000 Exchequer bills made out for inte.

2200 rest of old bills

2200 The land tax and duties on malt, being

annual grants, are not charged in this account, nor the 1,000,0col. charged on the deductions of 6d. p. pound on pensions, &c.

EAST-INDIA Company. By 2 acts of parliament 9 Will. 3. 3200000

3200000 and 2 other acts 6 and 9 Anne Annuities at 31. per cent. 1744,

1000000 charged on the surplus of the ad.

1000000 ditional duties on low wines, &c.)

On their original fund at 31. per 3200000

3200000 cent. from August 1, 1743

500000 For cancelling Exchequer bills 3 G. I.

500000 4000000 Purchased of the S. S. company

400OCOO 2

499600 Ann. at 4 per cent, on the duties on? 17 50000

1750000 coals, &c. since Lady-Day 1719 Ditto charged on the surplus of the 2 1250000

1250000 funds for lottery 1714 800000

8оосоо Ditto at ; l. per cent, for lottery 1731 Dirto 31. per cext. 1742, charged ? 800000

800000 on the linking fund Do at 31. p. c. 1743, on additional i 1800000

1800coo duties on low wines, spirits, c. Ditto at 3l. per cent. 1744, charged 3 1800coo

1800000 on the surplus of ditto Do at 3 p. cent. 1745, charged on

additional duties on all wines im.

ported since Lady-Day 1745 Ditto at 4: 1746, charged on duties on 3000000

3000OCO glars and additional duties on spirituous

liquors fince Lady-Day 1746 Dicio at 41, per cent, charged on du. ties on licenses for retailing spiri 986800

986800 tuous I quors fince ditto Ditto at 4!. p.cent. for lottery 1747,3 1000000

1000000 Ditto at 41. per cent. 1747, charged 4400000

4400000 on the duties on houses, c. Ditto at 4. per cent, for lottery and annuities 1948, charged on ad6930000

6930000 ditional subsidy on poundage,

c. since Marcbi, 1947 Ditto at 4l. per cent. 1749, charged ? 3071472

307 2472 10 on the finking fund Ditto at 3l. per cent. 1750, charged

on dicto

SOUTH.SRA Company.
On thrirrin terke und ann. 9

G.1.1 27 102203 5 6

Exchequer bills charged on the du- }| 499600




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1750, viz.

of ibe


An ACCOUNT of the produce of the finking fund in the year 1750, and to the payment

of wbar debis contrasted before Dec. 25, 1716, obe said fund bas been applied.
L. s. dg

Per contra Cr.
HE Exchequer to

By money issued between Dec. 31, 1749, and
cash on the fink-
159625.19 10 in full of a million granted

Dec. 31, 1750, viz. ing fund on Dec. 31,


s. d.ga 1749

for the year 1749

3 150753 19 10 To the produce of the S.

In part of 900,oool.grant. fund between Dec. 31,

ed for the year 1750

1749, and Decem. 31,

To pay annuities at 31.
per cent. on 600,cool,

granted 1736, for one

pear due at Cbr. 1750

Do on 300,000l. granted
L. s. d. g.

1738, for one year due


at Micbaelmas 1750
684695 4 92

To the Usher of the Ex-

chequer for necessaries Gene

delivered for the service

209 8 3 ral -524273 13 4 )

of the said annuities

1274171 12

To pay annuities at 31.
S. Sea

per cent, on 800,oool.

24450 comp. 65206 13 11

granted 1742, for one fund

year due at Cbrif. 750 Vorated goods imported,

To pay interest on loans

18 7

charged on the duty
on salt further contin.

1433798 8 61

1745,for 12 months in

cerest due at Mic. 170 To make good the defici

ency of the lottery an. 6461 1 1 1731, at Chrif. 1749 Ditto of annu. 1720, on

the plate ad at Lady 3764 18 9

Day 17.50
To the Bank to make

good the premiums
Sua Lond. Mag. for last year, p. 151.

for circulating Exche-
quer bills charged on 12534 3

1 the duties on sweets,

1737, to July 24, 1750
To make good the defici-

ency of the duties on
licenses for retailing spi 7880 37
rituous liquors at Lady-

Day 1750
Ditto of the additional

duty on all wines im.
ported fince Lady-Day

1745, at Midf. 1750
Ditto of the duties on

glass, and additional + Memorandum. The subscribers of 100l. to the lot duties on spirituous li

30432 6 3
tery 1745, were allowed an annuity of one life of os.
a ticket, which amounted to 225ool, but is now re-

quors fince Lady-Day
duced by lives fallen in to 216701. 1os. And the sub 1746, at Midf. 1750
fcribers to the lottery 17463 were allowed an an- Dicto of the duty on
nuity of one life of 186. a ticket, which amounted to
45000l. but is now reduced by lives fallen in to 431271.

houses and windows,
1os. which annuities are an increase of the national fince Lady. Day 1947,
debt, but cannot be added thereto, as no money was

70097 14 8

for one year due at
advanced for the fame.

Micbaelm. 170
Ditto of the subsidy of

poundage on goods and
merchandize impoi ted
fince Murcb 1, 1747,

42559 12 71 for one year due at

Michaelm. 1750
To pay annuities ac 41.
per cent, 1749, to Mi.

122898 17 7 'sbaclmas 1750

1244434 Balance Dec. 31, 1750

189364 8 5 1431798 8

4592 16 9

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