Massachusett's Bay, by the easiest, be included in the fullest sense and most expeditious and convenient utmost extent of the above articles, route; and to be quartered in, and comprehended in every respect near, or as convenient as possible as British subjects. to Boston, that the march of the IX. All Canadians, and persons troops may not be delayed when belonging to the Canadian elta. transports arrive to receive them. blishment, confitting of sailors,

V. The troops to be supplied batteau-men, artificers, drivers, inon their march, and during their dependent companies, and many being in quarters, with provisions, other followers of the army, who by Major General Gates's orders, come under no particular descripat the same rate of rations as the tion, are to be permitted to return troops of his own army; and, if there ; they are to be conducted possible, the officers horses and cat- immediately, by the shortest route, ile are to be supplied with forage to the first British post on Lake at the usual rates.

, George, are to be iupplied with VI. All fficers to retain their provisions in the same manner as carriages, bat-horses, and other the other troops, and are to be cattle; and no baggage to be mo- bound by the same condition of Jested or searched, Lieutenant-Ge- not serving during the present neral Burgoyne giving his honour contest in North America. that there are no public stores se- X. Paffports to be immediately. creted therein. Major-General granted for three officers, not exGates will of course take the ne- ceeding the rank of captains, who cessary measures for a due perform- thall be appointed by Lieutenantance of this article. Should any General Burgoyne to carry difcarriages be wanted during the patches to Sir William Howe, Sir march, for the transportation of Guy Carleron, and to Great Bri. oficers baggage, they are, if pof- tain by the way of New York; fible, to be supplied by the coun- and Major. General Gates engages try at the usual rates.

the public faith that these disa VII. U pon the march, and dur- patches shall not be opened. These ing the time the army shall remain officers are to set out immediately in quariers in the Massachusett's after receiving their dispatches, Bay, the officers are not, as far as and are to travel the shorteit route, circumstances will admit, to be se. and in the most expeditious manparated from their men. The of. ficers are to be quartered according XI. During the stay of the troops to their rank, and are not to be in the Massachusett's Bay, the offi: hindered from assembling their cers are to be admitted on parole, men for roll.callings, and other and are to be permitted to wear necessary purposes of regularity. their lide-arms.

VIII. All corps whatever of Ge. XII. Should the army under neral Burgoyne's army, whether Lieutenant-General Burgoyne find composed of sailors, batteau-men, it necessary to send for their artificers, drivers, independent cloathing and other baggage from companies, and followers of the Canada, they are to be permitted army, of whatever country, shall to do is in the moti, ir manner,



and the necessary passports granted To prevent any doubts that for that purpose.

might arise from Lieutenant-GeXIII. These articles are to be neral Burgoyne's name not being mutually signed and exchanged to- mentioned in the above treaty, morrow morning at nine o'clock; Major-General Gates hereby deand the troops under Lieutenant- clares, that he is understood to be General Burgoyne are to march comprehended in it as fully as if out of their intrenchments at three his name had been specifically o'clock in the afternoon.

mentioned. Horatio Gates, Maj. Gen.

Horatio Gates, Camp at Saratoga, 08, 16, 1777

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Extraa from the Life of the late Lord made one of the fellows; and the

Bishop of Rochester, written by doctor consented to it on this con: himfelf.

dition, that his lordship would pro. mise to unmake him again as soon as

distiller in High Holborn. living. In 1717, Mr. Pearce was He married Miss Adams, the ordained at the age of twenty feven ; daughter of a distiller in the same having taken time enough, as he neighbourhood, with a consider thought, to attain a sufficient able fortune, who lived with him knowledge of the sacred office. In fifty-two years in the highest de- 1718, Lord Parker was appointed gree of connubial happiness. He chancellor, and invited Mr. Pearce had had his education in Westmins to live with him in his house, as kter school, where he was distin. chaplain. In 1719 he was infti i guished by his merit, and elected tuted into the rectory of Stapleford one of the King's scholars. In Abbots, in Eflex; and in 1720 1710; when he was twenty years into that of St. Bartholomew, beold, he was elected to Trinity Cole hind the Royal Exchange, worth lege, Cambridge. During the 400l. per ann. first years of his residence at the chancellor presented him to St. university, he sometimes amused Martin's in the fields. His mahimself with lighter compositions, jelty, who was then at Hanover, some of which are inserted in the was applied to in favour of Dr. Guardian and Spectator

Spectator*. In "Claget, who was there along with 1716 he published his edition of him; and the doctor actually kissed Cicero de Oratore, and, at the de- hands upon the occasion ; but the fire of a friend, luckily dedicated chancellor, upon the king's return, it to Lord Chief Justice Parker, disputed the point, and was per(afterwards Earl of Macclesfield) mitted to present Mr. Pearce. to whom he was a Atranger. This Ms. Pearce loon attracted the noincident laid the foundation of his tice and esteem of persons in the future fortune: for Lord Parker higheft ftations, and of the greatest Soon recommended him to Dr. abilities. Beside Lord Parker, he Bentley, master of Trinity, to be could reckon amongst his patrons

* An account of a Silent Club, Guard. No. 121. On Quacks, Spect. No. 592. On Eloquence, Ibid. No. 633. Vol. XX,


or friends, Lord Macclesfield, Mr. nus on the Sublime, with a new La. Pulteney (afterwards Earl of Bath), tin version and notes. Longinus, Archbilhop Potter, Lord Hard- whose name had been long known wicke, Sir Isaac Newton, and only to men of absruse erudition, other illustrious personages. Queen till he was introduced by his trarCaroline (to whom he had been flator, Boileau, among the witty strongly recommended by Lady and the elegant, had now, for Sundon) frequently honouied him about half a century, enjoyed great with her conversation at her draw- popularity, quoted by every poet ing-room. “One day at that and every critic, and deciding upplace, nie asked him, if he had on faults and beauties of file with read the pamphlets published by authority contested only by Huerius Dr. Stebbing and Mr. Fofter, upon and Le Clerc. But it was che opithe sort of heretics meant by St. nion of Dr. Pearce, that something Paul, whom in Titus iii. 10, 11. was wanting, which general ad. he represents as filf.condemned. Yes, miration had not yet supplied. madam, replied the doctor, I bave The work was originally pub. read all the pamphleis written by lished by Robertellus and Manu. sbena on toth Jides of the question. tius, who each used his own MSS.

Well, said the queen, Which of without the knowledge of the the two do you think to be in the other's undertaking. The texts of right?” The doctor replied, “I the two editions did not always cannot say, madam, which of the agree, and to which the preference two is in the right, but I think was due had not yet been decided, that both of them are in the It had been four times translated wrong.” She smiled, and said, into Latin; of the three former Then what is your opinion of editions, that of Gabriel de Peira that text?'- Madam,' said the was considered as the best, and had doctor, it would take up more accordingly been adopted by Ttime than your majetty can spare naquillus Faber, and, I think, by at this drawing room, for me to our Langbane, in their editions. give my opinion and the reasons of After Boileau's translation, it was it; but if your majesty thould be again tranflated into Latin by Tol. pleased to lay your commands upon lius, but with fuch paraphraitical me, you thall know my sentin luxuriance, as seemed intended ra. ments of the matter in the next ther to display his own copiousness fermon which I fall have the ho. of diction, than to explain the orinour to preach before his majelly.' ginal. Dr, Pearce undertook to Pray do oben, said the queen; and adjust the readings, and, what was Dr. Pearce accordingly made a fer- of far greater difficulty, to write a mon on that text; but the queen new Latin verhon, which mould died a month before his term of approach as near as is possible to the preaching came about. ---In 1724 Greek, without violating its pu. the degree of doctor in divinitv was rity. To play round the text of an conferred on him by Arslalithop autbor, and to recede and apWake.

The fame year be de- proach as convenience may di&ate, dicated to his patron, the Earl of is no very arduous work, but to atVacsicsteld, bis edition of Lergie tend it without deviation, and mea


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