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proceed under an indulgence that could the United States and the West India not be continued, and therefore ought Ilands. He was for remoriog bars
The plan therefore froin the door of trade, but leaving a that he would propose, would be by a latch. Bill to the following effect. [ To ef
After a long and tedious conversation, tablish the Independence of the Colo the House went at length into a committee, nies. . To repeal the Acts which and Mfr. Eden requested a dispallonate prohibit all intercourse. 3. To subject A communication between both tides of the all imports in American thips to the House, to facilitate the progress of the fame duties and regulations as other Bill; which was agreed to. European nations. And 4. The farne
March 12. respecting exports. This plan, Mr. Sir Henry Fletcher brouglvt up the Eden faid, would make no convulsion Report of the Committee to whom the in the commercial futten at present fer E. I. Company's Petition was icferred, tled between Great-Britain and Ireland : B which was read a first and second time; it would give no offence to foreign hut, there being no fettled Administration, States; nor would it repeal important it was ordered to lie on the table.
A&ts respecting Navigation, the end of which no man could forelee *.
Maj. Gen. Rojs moved, That there ve Lord advocate read a bill which he laid before the House a list of all the had sketchest out, and which he thought officers of the lately established American
с would answer the end the Right Fion. corps, specifying the military comGent. who brought in the Bill had in view, millions thev respectively held, previous He advised the House to lay aride eficir to their having been appointed to those fears for the carrving trade, which, in corps; as likewise copies of the stipulahis opinion, had so unnecellatily taken tions, under which thote American corps porellion of the House. In his Bill he
were originally formed. would adopt the preamble of that be-d The Maj. Gen. said, he was not prefore the House, and throw out every sent the day on which he conceived the word that tended to remind the Americ American corps had been put upon the cans that they were not British subjects. establishment, That he was entirelv ig: He supported this on the ground of mu norant of the nature of the composition rual policy; and, to enforce it, cited the of those corps, and erau did not knov suffrages of the merchants of Glałgow, the names of the officers who commanded who had given it as their opinion tha: E them. That there was an annual list of Parliainent would be mad if they did the whole British ariny, militia, fopnot arlopt it.
cibles, and provincial regiments, &r, Sir Robt. Herries diliked the Bill, But there was not one of those corps
he though as an indivillual he could increale then alluded to in that list; therefore, his fortune by it. He differed from the the tendency of his motion was to proLord Advocate as to an intercourse with cure information to the House and to the West India Islands; but agree with himself. He said, he could have no Mr. Edun as to the expediency of opers doubt of their being formed with wifing certain free ports. He was against dom, nor could he entertain any doubt the Speaker's leaving the Chair.
of their being put on the establishinent Sir Grey Cooper was for cansalling the from principles of justice and humanity. Bill in a Committee. He was of opinion, And as to the loyal Americans, no man that if the Prohibitory Acts were re• thought better of them than he did, pealed, tive trade woulu fall iaw the old
or would more heartily and fincerely course. He did not, however, by any concur in every measure of compensa means approve of the free trade between
tion to them, by way of rewarding their
merit and relieving their distreiles, as * In his proposed Bill, be withed to in- far as might be confiftent or croduce a clause to repeal the Alien Du. pa'i'le with the present circumstances ries, which produced liuic Pocol.), and of this cxliaulied Kingdom. He then gave much trouble.
He took occafion to re-H laid, nothing more occurred to him on mind the House, that the Act respecting the immediate motion ; but, with leave Dominica was expired, and he could fee no
of the House, he entered into a large reason why it thould not be revived, as well as some other placas made site ports for field of wide discurtion on the conduit the Cnited Sratcs.
and management of the army at large, from the begioning of the latc unforiu.
nate.war, to the present moment; a field there was no fixed or regular system of through which our limits will not per- proceeding, and any officer that mighc mit us to follow him. He adverted to fancy himielf to be foremost in rank, the manner of forining and compoling would find him:elf disappointed. ive arıny after the peace of Aix la Cha Gen. Corway said, the five corps latepelle, when the Duke of Cumberland ly put upon the British ellablishment commanded; and proceeded to thew thc A were such as fairly entitled them to every frit falling off under that great and good" mark of distinction that could be given officer, the late Gen. Ligonier, whose them. One of these, that ot Col. Dalinfluence, notwithstanding his great abi- rymple, had distinguished itself at Omoa ? lities, was not equal to ihe importance that of Col. Duncan at the battle of of his truft. He spoke next of the Canbden ; Col. Fanning's had diltinariv at the beginning of the war guished ittelt in general service through, which is just concluded, where it inight out the war, particularly at Rhodes, have been expected, lie said, that the war B llland, when attacked by the Americans: lesies woului have been conducted ac with superior numbers. Col Simcoe's cording to the model, and agreeable to was almost above praise; no regiment, esample, of the lare Duke of Cumber erer deserved berrer of the Crown, The land; but they were quite the contrary. He fifth corps was that of Col. Tarleton, iben went into the contideration of that whose services he thought it totally unwar, its rise and progress; and without necessary to mention in a British Scoatere meaning, he said, to infinuate the There was not a corner in Europe to, fraallest or most diliant reproach to any which their fame had not reached. one, compared it to the hiltory of Can- Such were the merits of the different did (lee Vol. XXIX. p. 234), who was corps, and such were the grounds on, happy in being guided by a noted phi- which he had advised his Majesty to lofopher, Dr. Pangios, whose great place them on the establishment. But, maxim and belief was, that every thing if he understood the Hon. Gent. rightly that happened in this world was for thep he did not merely wish to see the terms beli.
and stipulations upon which the five proLast of all, he came to speak of mili- vincial corps, alluded to in the motion, tary brevets, together with the ill con were originally railed, but that anenquiry sequences of local and temporary rank. should be indicuted into the conduct of He compared officers holding rank by the army during the whole of the war. brevet to bithops without dioceles, and He could not take upon him to say, that, golden prebends without ftipends; to during so long and expensive a war, and chancellors without feals, and judges E while there was so large an army to diwithout salaries; not but that fome gen- roce (near 200,000 men on different lertlemen of the long robe could occali- vices), there had been no ground of onally accommodate themselves by en- complaint. It seemed to him impoi. croach:nents even on the navy, and could fible that there Dould not, . How.. tb ape themelves to employınents appro ever, if the House Thould think fit to go.. priatesi in former cimes to none but the into an investigaion of that business, he ancient Nobility of the Kingilom.
F thould meet it with contidence; for no He would say but one word more, man had ever a more anxious regard for. and have done. In looking over the the interests of the army, nor more fiolift of the army, a stranger would ima cere and earnest debres to do what gine we had generals enough to com was right to the best of his ability, than, mand half the armies of Europe, and himself. he believed ably; yet, strange as it Sec. at War [Sir G. Yonge) wished might seem, as if we could not 1pare any
to know with what view the motion was of them from home to the now con
made? tracted foreign service, two field officers, Maj. Gen. Ross, in reply, said, He had he spoke from report only, had lately no view, in the immediate mociun, but been appointed Major Generals for the to procure istormacion. And with repurpole of being lent out to the Eatt gard to the idea of parliamentary en-, ladies. Here, the Major General againn quiry, his only motive was,,chat, it there, declared, he could have nothing to oba thould appear to have been errors com ject to the merits of those officers, but misted, they might, but in a liberal. they had not, as far as he knew, ar manner, be pointed out, and pur upon rived at the rank of Major Generals in parliamentary and conditucional record, Great Britain.
for the beneat of lucceeding ages. La fhort, he said, it hould seem as if
Mr. Burke faid, the motion was of in- give America peculiar advantages, when finice importance in the eyes of military we have an opportunity of trading with men ; that he had received a letter to her for advantages in return. At present that effect from a general officer of re we should exert ourselves to preferre che fpectable character, and wished the put- carrying trade, for the sake of ourn umerring the five provincial corps on the ous failors out of employment, as well British establishment, might undergo a as for other reasons. full discullion.
( To be continued. ) The motion, with foine small amend. ment, was agreed to.
MR. URBAN, Huddersfield, July 1o.
To the very curious lift of bearings in A petition from the Deputies of the Felje, wiiich Mr. Rouse has commuPatent-Officers, &c. of the Cuftoms, nicated through your u'ef:) Magazine, whose places were to be abolished, were you may pleale to add, from a final! read, and ordered to lie on the table. MS. which I have seen, Gales, 3
Sir Cecil Wray moved for copies of all swords in Fess, Azult, tor Clark. Or, 3 papers relative tr. promises of half-ray Foxes heads eraled in Fels, Gules, for from the War Office, to officers of corps Foxlove. Gules; ? Bess in Fess between raised in América. Agreed to.
5 Roles Argent feeded, Or, 3 in chief, The House went into a Committee on and 2 in base, for Rubby. Arget, 3 the Militia Bill, which, as it was to last Lon is fels, Guies, for Wiid. Though only as long as the war establishment I do not understand much of Heraldry, already voted, was to last, that is, to the yet the subject pleates me ; and when24h of April, was agreed to without a ever I meet with any thing curious redebate.
specting it, or when any old feals are
affixed to the writings which fall under The report was brought up of the iny notice as a profeffional man, 1 geAmerican Trade Bill.
nerally notice thein : 1 say, old leals of Mr. Eden ftill saw many objections. arms, for as to very modern ones, many
Chanc. Pitt informed the Committee, of which are allumed, and engraved by that the American Comisioners at Pa ignorant artists, they are not of sufficient jis had already approved the outlines. authority, nor, indeed, worth notice. It He was answered by several speakers, will be a great loss to the lovers of Hethat, if they had feen and approved the raldry if Mr. Roufe's “ business or enBill in its original form, their appro gagement:" prevent him from pursuing bario: could not be inferred as it now the subject, and from communicating ftood. This seeming to be the fente of the Bearings in Chief, Pale, Benit. &c. the House, the Chancellor thought the He is indeed amply qualifi:d, and I hope fhorte it and best way would be to recom will endeavour to do it. His idea of the init it, which was accordingly agreed transposition of the Fess-dancette into 10, and the Committee procecded. At- fusils or lozenges by glais-itainers is ter various arguments, observations, and new, probable, and ingenious. comments, the Chairman was detired to In looking over the letter from Mr.“ report progress, ask leave to fit again, and Samson, to which Mr. Rouse refers, I the House broke up.
find he takes notice of fome queries March 18.
which were inserted in your Magazine Mr. Coke gave notice, That if no Ad- for 1778, respecting Pretident Bradminiftration was formed by Friday, he haw. This led ine to turn over a tew would on that day move to addreis his of the succeeling numbers, to live it any Majesty on the subject.
notice was taken of them. It seems that The House went into Committee on two of your correspondents have anthe American Trade Bill. Wbun the swered their, though not so fully as claufe for opening á trade with the Wett might have been withed. One of them, India Islands came to be debated,
P. 907, appears to be quite out of hua Lord Sbohelt observed, that it the words mour, that any enquiries thould be made inmuner beretofore ujed were to stand part afier " the infainous President of the preof the Bill, it was obvious America tended liigh Court of Juftice.” But this would soon have the Rum trade, the Sugar is not in point, nor does it fignify a liraw frade, and in a few years the Provifion whether the President was infamous or trade from Ireland. "His Lordship wilh- celebrated. Anecdotes, and the history ed to have stopped at the first clauie, of this uncommon man, only were which opens our poris to and from Amt wanted, not the wiiter's political creed, sica. It was foon enough, he said, to which perhaps would appear with greater
propriety in a 3oth of January Sermon, him; but as being of a noble family, than in yeur liberal and useful Maga- both by father and mother's fide, and zine. You may truly boait of having indeed by the latter (Somerset) descended the greatest number of biographical from the ancient roval house of Plantaanecdoies that ever apreared in any pe- genet. As no account of his being of riodical work. Give me leave to invite his family is ulually inserted in the your readers to add to the number hy prerage, this anecdote, which may be communicating whatever is known re dependied on, is the more curious. specting the intrepid Bradshaw.
Father Jobn Huddlejione, a BenedicYours, &c.
W. N. tine Monk, whom Mrs. Macaulay also
erroniously calls one Huddleftone a Scorch. Riebmond, Yorkspire, June 17. man, p. 57, who had been highly inMR, URBAN.
ftrumentalin saving the life of Charles II. THE Biri inentioned in the Gent. atitr the battle of Worcefter, and at
Mag. P 308, as having formerly been tended him on his death-bed, was of seen at Mechlin, and said to have been the family of Huddlesiones of Huttonmuch carefied by the Emperor Maximilian Jobn, in the county of Cumberland, a (some account of which was defired by hrarch of the very ancient house of the your correspondent) was undoubtedly , huddlejiones of Millum, in the same a Pelican, the Pelicanus Onocrotalus of county, though, fome say, John himself Linoæus, though he feems to be mis was born in Lancashire. He was second taken in sayi. g it was quite white, as fon of Joleph Huddlestone, Esq; of they mostly have black feathers in the Huston-john, by Catherine daughter wiogs. His description in other points is of Cuthbert Simon, Elqs of Dacre, and tolerably exact. A good figure of this was great great uncle io Andrew Hudbird may be seen in Edwards's Natural dlestone, E1q; the present proprietor of Hifiory of Birds, vol. II. p. 92.-Buffon, Hutton-John. The family for:hree gein his oth volume of Birds, mentions nerations has been Protestants, as father some fingular anecdotes of the very bird Huddlestone's nephew, and Andrew mentioned by your correspondent, as Huddlestone, grandfather to the present, rela:ed by one Culman in Gesner's birds. cooforined to the established church be
- The Pelican is rare in molt parts of fore the Revolution, of which he was a Europe, though some have been killed Itrong promoter in Cumberland.-Father in France, in Dauphiny, and on the Hundlestone died about that period. He. river Saone, as also in Switzerland, Po was, for his extraordinary services and land, Russia, and some parts of Ger- fidelity to king Charles II. in his Diany, particularly in the southern parts greatest diftreties, always excepted by on the Danube, which have been long name in all the rigorous acts and pronoted for them.
They, as well as molt clamations illued in that reign agair.ft of the large aquatic tirds, are usually the religious and ecclesiastics of the efteemed to be very long livers.--I tend church of Rome.
E. Y. you also some hiftoric anecdotes of (wo
MR. URBAN, July, 1783. perfons, in speaking of whom Mrs. Macaulay, in her last volume, see mys not to A be
ingly. Thankful to any of your have been accurately informed. Farber Petre, ihe famous Jeluit, called
learned antiquarian readers (many of erroneously Peters by Mrs. Macaulas, with valuable communications) who
whom favour your excellent repository p. 131, who made so much noise in the teign of James II. and was entered of respecting the natural children of King
would give him any fort of information bis Privy Council, was an Edww. Petre, Richard ill. Having lately heard of a third son of William ad Lord Petie of family, who think themselves descended Writtle, by Catharine Somerset, daugh- fiona natural son 'of that King, he ter of Edward Somerset, Earl of Worçester, brother to Robert third Lord of the family, if they have no objection
would wish to know (through the favour Petre, and uncle to William fourth Lord to it, or through any other channel) on Petre, who died a pritoner in the Tower what grounds they think themselves so on account of Oates's plot about 1663,
descended. Sandford mentions only a from a brother of whom the present daughter Catherine, as his natural irLord Petre is third in lineal defcent. fue. But Mr. Walpole (in bis Historic It seems some extenuation to the absurd Toubes) obferves, that conduct of this unfortunate monarch,
every part of that perhaps it was not entirely on ac.
• Richard's. Nory is involved in obscu
rity: we neither know what natural covot of Father Petre's being an Ecclefaftic and a Jeluit, that he promoted * Noclegiumarely. Edit.
• children he had, nor what became of THEATRICAL REGISTER. • them. Drake (in bis History of
DRUKY. LANE. York). says, “ that King Richard III. Mey 28, The Foundling - The Lyar.
knigliced a natural sou at York, naméd 29 The Weft-Indian- The Deserter. « Ricliard of Gloucester;' but he could
30 The Chances--Rival Candidates. not be (as Mr. W. obferves) the Ri.
31 The Maid of the Miil-Belphegor. chard Plantagenet mentioned in Peck's Funga, The Mourning Bride-The Lyar. Detiderata Curiorat. The natural son of
3 liabella-The Apprentice.
Do. his (likewise lays Mr. W.), wlio was
Do. made Captain of Calais, was called
COVENT-GARDEN. John. I think it appears from Pick', May 28, The Duenna-Loid Mayor's Day. that the Richard Plantagenet of whom 29 K. Henry IV. ift Part-Waierman. he gives so extraordinary an account, 3. The Belle's Stratagem-- Poor Vulcan! died unmarried. Is there then any autho 31 The Mysterious Hulb.---Barnaby Brule. rity for supposing that Richard of Glou- June 3, Hamlet- The Golden Pippiri. cefter was married, and left itlue? Or did 4 The Buty Body-Tom Thumb. John live to be married? Or is there any
6 The Man of the World - Rolina. where any mention made of other nail
HAY - MARKET. sal children of that monarch? Hall (ac- May 3", The Suicide--Agreeable Surprise. cording to Mr. W.) says, that Richard's Fune 2, Love in a Village --Irith Widow. natural fon was in the power of Henry
3 Sanith Barber - Agreeable Surprise.
4. Love io a Village--The Author. VII. (meaning, I suppose, the Richard
5 Son in-law--Agreeable Surprise. of Gloucester before-mentioned.)
6 Hamlet-Nature will Prevail Your correspondent wishes likewise
7 Love in a Village-Genius of Nonsense. to be informed (if poflible) who were 9 Son-in-law-Agreeable Surprise. the Mothers of Richard III's natural 10 Summer Amusement--Genius of None. children?
11 Love in a Village----- Do. The partizans of Richard being under 12 Spanish Berber-Agreeable Surprise. persecution in the preceding reigns, bis 13 Separate Maintenance----Son-in-law. children would naturally be amongst the 14 Love in a Village-Genius of Noniense. first objects of such perfecution; and 16 Chapter of Accidents - Do. they may possibly have left issue, who, in
17 Spanish Baroer-Agreeable Surprise. aroid those difficulties which an avowal
:8 Love in a Village-Man and Wife.
1o The Suicide500-in-law. of their opinion would lead them into,
20 Beggar's Opera-Medea and Jalon. anight take some other name, and their
25 Love in a Village-Man and life, descent be opiy kept up by tradition.
23 Nature will Prevail-Genius of Nonfeo. Yet it is strange that, after all parts - 24 Summer Amusement - Who's the Dupe? hatred to Richard and his followers was
25 Love in a Village-Man and Wife. forgotten, the descendants of his natural 26 Spanish Barber Son-in-law. children Thould not then. have made
27 Separate Mailitenance-Comus. known their origin. Though a bad 28 Comus-Medea and Jalon. mau, or rather an over-ambitious inan, 30 Fatal Curiosity-Ilarlequin Teague, (which in some circumstances is perhaps July 1, Comus-Do: the fame thing) * , Richard was full a 2 Son-in-law-Agreeable Surprise. monarch, and people are apt enough to
3 Love in a Village--Man and Wife. be proud of such a descent, whatever the
4 As You like It ---Harkı quin Teague.
5 A Friend in Need is a friend indeed! man inay have lieen. If any satisfa&tion can be given on this
[Flichoi Bacon. Do
-Conus. subject, it will be very thankfully re
-The Quaker. ceived, by yours, &c.
9 As You like II ---Harlequin Teague.
10 A Friend in Nied, &c.-Conus. * Though Mr. Walpole has, perhaps, Il Son in-law--Agreeable Surprise. not wiped oit every fan from Richard's
12 As You like I-Harlequin Teague. character, he has vindicated him from many 14 A Friend in Need is a friend indeid D. charges laid against him; and has proved
Do. bim to be even a better man than his antago. 16 Artaxerxes--Man and Wife. mil, llenry VII. As a king, Richaid bad 1? Spanish Barber--Agrecable Surprise. tw cquals; especially if we consider the 18 A friend in Verd, &c.---Son-in-law. times in which he lived.
19 Artaxerxes--Man and Wile. of The whole account of this natural for, 21 Love in a Vilage--larlequio Teague. in Peck's Defiderata, bas fince been tappelud 22 Fatal Curiosity-Agreeable Surprise. to have been an im, ofure on the credulit of 23 Artaxerxes-Harlequin Trague. that induftrious writer, which we wiin lune 2+ Spanish Barte:---Sin in-law. cw.content would alertain. EDIT. 25 A friend in Nied, &Agreeable Surp.