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Harlington; William Gibbard, of Sharnbrook; Thomas Falkner, of Morcott; John Hawkinsy William Goldsmith, of Streatly, Etqrs. of Brooke, Esqrs.

Berkshire. Charles Dalbiac, of Hunger ford Shropshire. William Child, of Kinlett; EdPark; Edward Thornhill, of Kingston-Lifle; ward Williams, of Leighton; Joshua Blakeway, John Polexfen Bastard, of Eart-Lockinge, Esqrs. of Lythwood, Efqrs.

Bucks. Richard Schrimpfhire, of Antersham; Somersetsbire. Sir John Miller, of Bath - Eaton, Thomas Wilkinson, of Weitthorpe; John Ed- Bart. Andrew Guy, of Enmore; Janies Stewin, of Great-Brickhill, Eiqrs.

phens, of Camerton, Efqrs. Cumberland. John Christian, of Unerig; Staffordshire. Philip Keay, of Abbot's BromiWilliam Brown, of Tallentire-Hall; William ' ley; John Edenfor Heathcote, of Longton; John Henry Milbourne, of Armathwaite-Castle, Etqrs. Daniell, of Litchfield, Efqrs.

Chesbirte Peter Leigh, of Booth; Henry Suffolk. Anthony Colieit, of Eyke, Esq. Sir Cornwall Leigh, of High Leigh; Thomas Wilo Thomas Gooch, of Benacre, Bart. John WeLis, of Swettenham, Elqrs.

nyeve, of Brettenham, Esq. Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. Wil Southampton. Sir Thomas Miller, of Froyle, liam Camps, of Wilburton; Henry Morley, of Bart. Richard Prickenden, of Malts Hanger; Ely; Thomas Shepheard, of March, Esqrs. Robert Brice Kingsmill, of Sydmanton, Elqrs.

Cornwall. William Harris, of Corgenny; Surrej. William Aldersey, of Stoke, near Joseph Beauchamp, of Pengreepp, Etqrs. Sir Guildford; James Payne, of Chertley; Joshua William Molesworth, of Pencarrow, Bart. Smith, of Eastwick, Elqrs. Devonshire. Montague Edmund Parker, of

Stilex. John Shelley, of Field-Place; Wil. Whiteway; Thomas Lane, of Cottieet; Benja- liam Nelthorpe, of Sedgwick-Place; Thomus min Hayes, of Haliwell, Esqrse

Dennelt, of Athhurit, Etqrs. Dorset bira John Pinney, of Blackdown; Hurwickibire. Abraham Bracebridge, offIsaac Sage, of Thornhill, Elgrs. The Hun. Lio theritone ; Joseph Boultbee, of Baxter ley; Frannel Damer, of Warmwell.

cis Burdert, of Bramcote, Elqrs. Derbyshire. Samuel Heathcote, of Littleover;

Worceftershire. Richard Boume Charlet, of John Radford, of Smalley; Peter Pegge, of Elmly- Čaitle; Thomas Bund, ot Wick; Oliver Beauchief, Efyrs.

Dixon, of Stourbridge, Esqrs. Elix. Robert Preston, of Woodford; Job WiltshireWilliam Chafin Grove, of Zeals; Mathew, of Woodford; Anthony Mony, of James Sutton, of Roundway; Robert Nicholas, Great Warley, Esqrs.

of Alton-Keynes, Elqis. Glouceftcrbire. Giles Greenaway, of Barring Yorkshire. Sir Thomas Turner Slingsby, of ton. John Raymond, of Fairford; Jolin Nio. Scriven-Park, Bart. William Danby, of SwinJett, of Gloucester, Esqrs.

ton; Richard Langley, of Wikelam-Abbey, Herifordshire. William Phillimore, of Alden- Efyrs. ham; Jacob John Whittingdon, of Bovingdon; The high sheriff of Westmorland is herediRichard Bard Harcourt, of Pendley, Esqrs. tary in the family of the Lowthers; that of

Herefordshire. Sir Hungertord Hoskins, Bart. Durham is nominated by the Bishop; the theriff James Walwyn, of Longworth, Esq. Sir Edward of Lancaster is nominated by the Chancellor of Boughton, of Vowchurch, Bart.

the Duchy Court; and the Meriffs of Middletex Kent. Sir John Boyd, of Danfon, Bart. Charles

are elective. Booth, of Steedhill, Elq. Sir John Brewer Davis, Christopher Adkinson, Esq. was called upon, of Hawkhurit, Knt.

according to the recognitance entered into by Leicesterfire. Charles Grave Hudson, of him and his bail for his appearance in the Court Wanlip; William Vann, of Belgrave; Thomas of King's-Bench, to abide the judgement of Vowe, of Hallerton, Eiqrs.

that court, on his conviction of the crime of perLincolnshire. George William Johnston, of jury, when not appearing, his detuult was reWitham on the Hill; Henry Hare Hart, of Le corded, and the recognisances entrezted in the verton ; Charles Chaplin, of Blankney, Etqrs. Exchequer, on the motion of the Solicitor-Ge

Monmouthshire. Chritopher Chambray, of neral. Llangloist; William Rces, of St. Brides's; Tho.

FRIDAY, 21. Lewis, of Chepłtow, Eqrs.

This day his Royal Highness the Prince of Northumberland. Sir Francis Blake, of Fow. Wales, was, by his Majetty's command, intro bray, Bart. James Aligood, of Nunwick; John duced into the Privy-Council, where his Royal Reed, of Chicchafe, Etqrs.

Highness took his place, at the upper end of the Noribampirijhire. Lucas Ward, of Guillho- board, on his Majesty's right hand. rough; John Payne, of Welford; Richard Kirby,

SATURDAY, 22. of Floore, Elgis.

This day's Gazette contains an order of CounNorfolk. Thomas Durrant, of Scoltow; Wm. cil, declaring that nothing contained in his MaBurch, of Great Creilingham; Robert Sharrock, jesty's order in council of the 5th curt. thall be of Gately, Elqrs.

construed to extend to the inaking any allow. Nottinghamshire. Pendock Neale, of Toller,

ance for payment of so much of the duties ou ton; Sherbrooke Lowe, of South well; Jolin tobacco as the duty commonly called the Old Newton, of Bulwell, Esqms.

Subsidy shall amount to: and that the liberty Oxfordshire Arthur Annefley, of Bletching- given by the said recited order of the 5th of this don; John Lenthill the younger, of Burford; month thall, in all refpecis, be extended to John Farmer Boteler, of Rotherfield Greys, tobacco imported into, and exported from, the Liqrs.

port of Glaigow, under the regulations and reRuilandBire. John Tomlin, of Edith Wetton; itrictions in the said order mentioned. 4

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ceeded in title and estate by his eldest son Lord 1. Scotland, the Countess of Galway a

Ruthborough.--26. At his seat at Ilalston in lon, being her fifteenth child.--Novi I.

Shropthire, John Mytton, Efq. on whom his Lady of James Millyrave, Esq. a daughter.

friends, we hope with truth, have bestowed the

following culogy: He was a man of strict honour MARRIAGE S.

and provity, and of a truely amiable disposition : ScotlandMajor James Grant, in

he relieved the distrefled, and at all times found to Mifs Anne Grant, daughter to James Giant,

were liberal and extensive; and his having beEfq. of Badinedin.-25. In Scotland, Sir Andrew queatlıcd conliderable legacies to the neighbourLander, of Fountain-Hall, Bart. to Miss Brown, ing and other parishes, Ahow him not unmindof Johnstounburn.- The Rev. Jacob Mountain,

ful of them in his latet moments. In him the A. M. Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge, to

accomplishments of a finished gentleman were Mits Eliza Kentilh.-28. Walter Spenfer Stan

added to the amiable virtues of an affcctionate hose, Esq. member of parliament for Hadiemere, husband, a tander parent, a fincere friend, and in Surrey, to Miss Puileine, only daughter and an induigent malter. Society mult feel the lots heiress of the late Thomas Babington Pulleine, of to rare and exemplary a character, who, as Eig. of Carleton, in Yorkshire.-29. The Rev. he inherited tuch virtues, died universally beMr. Browne, of Norwich, io Miss Chariotte loved, revered, lamented; and most by 'those Murray -31. Lieut. Wollaiton, of Lord

who knew him beit.-26. In Scotland, Sir RoStrathaven's regiment of foot, to Mits Henrietta

bert Pollock, Bart.--The Hon. Miss Howe, hilGullton, daughter of Richard Gultton, Esq. ter of the late, and aunt to the present Lord of Welt Clandon, Surrey.--Niv. 1. Capt. Chave, Chedworth.-- Jofeph Hughes, Erg, one of the of the Eait Devon Militia, to Mifs Thomatiné deputy auditors of the impreft in Lord Sondes's Frock.-The Rev. Mr. O-Beime, secretary to

office, Lincoln's-Inn-Ai Chester, Mrs. Kenthe Firit Lord of the Treatury, to Miss Stuart, yon, mother of Lloyd Kenyon, Esq. Chief Jutonly furviving child of the Hon. Col. Francis tice of Chester.-After a few hours illness, ar Stuart, brother to the Earl of Moray.-3. John

his feat at Kirkleatham, Sir Charles Turner, Grubb, Eiq.of the Patent Office, to Miis Cran

Bart. He served the otfice of theriff for the well. The Rev. Luke Hucknall, rector of county of York in the year 1759. In 1768 he Golby, in Leicestershire, to Miss Ralph.--4.

was elected one of the representatives for the The Rev. Francis Clifton, of Alveritoke, io

city, which he has ever since served in parlize Miss Rebecca Catharine Bingham, third daughter

In 1770 he was elected one of the alof the Rev. Mr. Bingham, of Golport.-In dermen of the corporation, over which he preScotland, Capt. Charles Thompson, of the navy,

lided as Loru-Mayor in 1772. He married for to Miss Jean Selby, youngeit daughter of Rubert

his first lady Mils Elisabeth Wombwell, youngest Selby, Elq.-6. Richard yott, Jun. of Treetord, daughter and one of the co-heiresses of William Liq. captain in the Stafford thire Milicia, to Mits Wonbwell, of Wombwell, E!q. She dying Aitley, daugliter and heirets of the late Chritopher without illue in June 1768, he afterwards marAstley, Elo. of Tamhora Park.-10. Morgan ried Mits Mary Shuttleworth, one of the daughPryie Lloyd, of Glanfetin, in the county of

ters at James Shuttleworth, of Forcet, Etq. by Caermarthen, Esq. to Miss Jones, of Glantetin

whom he has left issue one son, aged 1 (now grand-daughter to Lord Viscount Heretort. Sir Charles) and two daughters.--27. The Rev. 13. Capt. James Robertson, of the both regiment

Bund Spindler, rector of Eaton Hastings, in of foot, to Miss Woodr-Al Maidltone, in Kent, Berkshire.–28. At Paris, Monf. D'Alembert, Mr. William Grimaldi, of the Royal Academy secretary to the French Academy, &c. &c. by at Paris, to Miss Frances Barker, of Maidstone. -

whose death the republic of letters has suitainei 14. The Rev. Mr. Moncton, rector of Pang

an irreparabie lols. He was one of the ableit bourn, in the county of Berks, to Mrs. Kingi

mathematicians of the age, and by a singular and man, of Southampton.-15. Capt. Willon, of happy verlatility of genius, to a protound skill the Royal Artillery, to Miss Shucknell, only in the abttract sciences, he joined all the accomdaughter of the late Michael Shucknell, Eld. plishments of an elegant, vivacious, and enterof Brimtield-Court, Herttordthire.-20. Mr. taining writer. He was one of the principal ediStephen Kemble, to Mits Satchell, bosh of the tors of the Encyclopedia; and besidus his numeTheatre Royal Covent Garden - Lately, Richard

rows mathematical works, he has written leven Marnel, Eiq. of Marnellgrove, in the county of volumes of Melanges Literaires, containing Vio Galway, Ireland, to Mils Walton, daughter of

rious trails on different subjects. His translation Major-General Walton.-At St. George's Ha

of Excerpta írom Tacitus is considered as apnover-Square, Sir Thomas Wallace, to Mits proaching nearer to the arduous procifion of the Gordon, of the fame parith.-M. Mills, of the orginal than that of any other translator. His Navy Office, to Mrs. Kont.james Christie,

philolophy never degenerated into impious preEiq. to Miss Maitland, daughter of the Ilon. fumption, nor his wit into profaneness. He was Charles Barclay Maitland.

no moral importor, who, under the specisus glots of a fantastical wildom concealed the most

ridiculous pride and intolerable conceit. He had DEATH S.

not the pewantic parade of virtue, but poiletted 05. N St. Stephen's Gven, Dublin, in the the actual subitance, and his great intellectual

fuperiority was uniformly humanized and adoirJoseph Leeloin, Earl of Mellown. He is luca and by meekness and limplicity.

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THE

LONDON MAGAZINE,

ENLARGED AND IMPROVED,

FOR DECEMBER, 1783.

PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY.
R. Duncombe feconded the mo- reading only the title and the prayer.

the riglit hunourable gentleman's pro- vain, tolů. Mr. Powys that neither pofitions, because they met the willies Manchester, Birmingham, nor Shelof the county (of York) which he had field were on the litt.] Not on the list! the honour to represent.

exclaimed Mr. Powys. The numeMr. Powys, after recapitulating the rous inhabitants of these great towns motives on which he had voted luit to neglect this important business! year on the same subjeet, acknow- How could they employ their leiledged that the propoutions were the fure hours when this great fpirit leait objectionable of all the expe- of parliamentary reform was in agidients he had heard mentioned; but tation, and thus neglect the only before the remedy should be applied, means of refloring themselves to trade, it was neceffary to prove that the wealth, and happiness. He next begeril complained of really existed, and ged to be informed in what reign that that the remedy was adequate to its uncorrupted and virtuous representaremoval. As to the existence of the tion, which had been dwelt on with evil, how could it be proved? And if such emphasis, had exifted, and in what proved, would the people be satisfied period of our history that perfect equawith the remedy propoled? The ho- lization was to be found. 'lfe did not nourable member, who feconded the recollect any augmentation of members motion, said that it met the ideas of his preceding that of Charles I. Parliaconftituents; but of this he had reason ment, such as it still was, had brought to doubt very strongly, if he might about the Revolution, and he was fo judge from the resolutions of the York well fatisfied with what it had done Affociation, who demanded the extirpa- in that great work, that he wished not tion of the rotten boroughs; an addi to see it new-modelled. A right antional number of knights of the Dire; nexed to property was a serious matter the repeal of the feptennial act; and an of confideration; and before that right extenlion of the right of election. He was altered, or that property invaded, then read a letter from the Duke an enquiry into taxation was requisite. of Richmond to the York Com As to the petitioners, he conlidered mittee, on which and some relo those who read and understood what lutions of the Quintuple Alliance, they figned to be tainted with a spirit he commented in a train of most fuc- of speculation, and to have mistaken cessful irony. And proceeded in the the conftitution of their country, same style to call for the petitions of Their jealousies were ill founded, and Manchester, Birmingham, and Shes as all reforms that touched a part of field. These were great trading towns, the constitution, which had ftood the and their petitions must not be slightly test of time, were, in his opinion, pafled over, in the usual manner of highly improper, he should give his Lond. Mag. Dec. 1783.

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negative to the present resolutions. proceed, ere he ventured to innovate 'I herefore, that he might do it in the upon such a form? Had the right hon. least offensive manner, out of respect gentleman who made the motion, or to the great character who iatroduced had any of those who supported it, them, he should move the order of the established any proof of the disorder. day.

Much had been said of the American Mr. T. Pitt fupported the propofi- war; he was ready, at all times, to tions, on nearly the fame ground as his acknowledge the hand which he had honourable friend, who moved them. had in that war (a loud cry of Hear

Sir George Savile replied to what him!)-By that cry, gentlemen seemed had been said about the peritions alking to think that he was going to make for no specific remedy, and was pro- fome apology or confession; they were ceeding to speak in favour of the never more mistaken. Let guilt conmotion, when, finding himself too weak fess and apologize. He knew none, to proceed, he sat down, to the great but would be ready to vindicate his disappointment of the house.

conduct, whenever gentlemen thought Mr. Byng strenuously contended for fit to attack it. An honourable memreform. There were, he said, two ber had defcribed the crown, by. virtue instances of additional representa- of its great influence, as keeping a tives in the counties of Durham and wicked ministry in their offices, conChester, which was a sufficient pre- trary to the sense of the people; and cedent. The petition which he had he had described the same crown, as presented, from the Tower Hamlets, itself encroached on, stripped of its inwas as strong a proof as could be ad- fluence, and led into captivity. How duced in favour of the resolutions. two fuch jarring descriptions could be The Eastern part of London, called the reconciled it was not in his power to Tower Hamlets, paid 34,0col. land conceive. To remedy these supposed tax, and they were unrepresented in grievances, one hundred knights, in parliament. The county of Cornwall addition to the county members, were paid 20,000l. less, and yet sent 42 demanded; but he would say, as he members.

trudled the majority would, “ No, not Lord Mulgrave faid that every pof- fifty!"-" What! not fifty?"-" No, sible precaution against corruption and not one." The favourers of this meaundue influence had been already sure, unable to adduce any folid reataken.

fons in support of it, were fruitful in Lord North complimented Jir. Pitt imaginary ones. The American w:

war on the candour, the moderation, the was laidat the dooroi a battered conitituingenuity, and eloquence with which tion. As they fuggefted, it was the war of he had introduced his motiun. He the crown, contrary to the wishes of had never listened to any member with the people. He denied it. It was the so much care, and he had never been war of parliament; it was the war of better paid for his attention. The ho- the people. Could the influence of nourable gentleman had exprefled the the crown lave produced such great dread he felt, in touching fo venera majorities in that House as went alble a fabric as the conftitution, though molt to produce unanimity; or could for the express purpose of amending it have produced the aln:oit unanimous it. That was the exprelion of found approbation bestowed on it without fenfe. The attempt was of the nicest doors. Nor did it ever cease to be and most delicate nature. It was to popular, until a series of unparalleled tamper with that fabric which for ages difatters caused the people to call out had stood the boatt of Britons, and the as loudly for peace, as they had foradmiration of the world. And on merly done for war. But what was what ground? Ought not an English- the weight of the petitions themselves? man, who was blessed with fo pre After many monthis given to the people eminent a form of governinent, to en to ponder well upon their grievances, quire on what ground he was going to only fourteen out of eighty-two counties

had

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