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Cornwallis, dated Vellore the 13th inft. ftating, that after completing his battering grain, his Lordship propofed to move the next day by Chittoor and Moglce, and expected to afcend the pafs, which is diftant about 50 miles, on the 20th or 21ft inft, that the head of the país is about 110 miles from Bangalore, to which place it was his intention immediately to direct his march, and that he hoped to inveft it on the 5th or 6th of next month.
We have the honour to be,
With the greatest respect,
Your faithful humble fervants, CHARLES OAKLEY. J. HUDDLESTON." Conftantinople, May 22. The grand fleet lies wind-bound off the entrance of the Bofphorus, ready to proceed into the Black Sea with the first favourable change.
The fquadron fitted out for the protection of the Archipelago, confifting of two ships of the line, three frigates, and five floops, departed on the 16th inftant for the Dardapelles.
Turin, June 11. A difpute has lately taken place in this capital between the Students of the univerfity and the police, which, from the prudent conduct of the
Government, has fortunately fubfided without any bad confequence. It was occafioned by the arrest of one of the students on a mistaken charge; in confequence of which the other members of the university infifted on the officer asking pardon publicly. This not being complied with, the ftudents affembled in confiderable numbers, and proceeded to fome acts of violence. The troops having been drawn out, and the officer who had executed the arreft having afked pardon, the tumult fubfided without any further confequences.
Bruffels, July 1. Yesterday the ceremony of the inauguration of the Emperor, as Duke of Brabant, was performed here, when his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Saxe Tefchen took and received, in his Imperial Majefty's name, the oaths which are prefcribed on this occafion.
Hague, July 7. Yesterday morning about two o'clock a fire broke out in the Admiralty of Amfterdam, and, though every endeavour was used to extinguish it, confumed, in a few hours, the whole of that fine building, and a large magazine of fails, arms, and other ftores, fufficient, it is faid, for the equipment of thirteen fhips of war. The caufe of this misfortune is not yet afcertained.
twelve years of age, and robbing him of a
SOON after eight, the three following bag, containing a jacket, a fhirt, and waift
criminals were brought out of Newgate, at the Debtors door, to the temporary gallows, viz. George Anlett and James Kelley, both for forgery, and John Smith for returning from tranfportat on before the expiration of his time, and executed.
July 6. Mary Doran was brought up to receive the judgment of the Court for fetting her house on fire. She was fentenced to be imprisoned two years in Newgate, and afterwards to find fecurity for her good behaviour for five years; herself in col, and two Jureties in gol. each.
Same day the following malefactors were brought out of Newgate, and executed according to their fentences, viz. William Brown and John Dawfon, for robbing Mr. Maddocks, the bottom of Highgate-hill, of feventeen guineas and a half, &c.-William Bates, Edward Gilletkey, and Stephen Mackaway, for affulting Robert Adair, Elq. Amelia Briftow, and Elizabeth Dundas, on the highway, at Edmonton, and robbing them of a gold watch, a ten pound Banknote, and twenty guineas.-Jofeph Wood, aged fourteen, and Thomas Underwood, aged been, for affaulting William Beedle, a lad
coat, and five-pence in half pence, near Salt Petre Bank;-and Ifabella Stewart, for ftealing in the dwelling houfe of Mr. Goodman, in the Strand, a fifty pound Bank-note, and twenty-one guineas, the property of Elizabeth Morgan: they all died very penitent, and owned the juftnefs of their fen
The fovereignty of the people, acting by a free reprefentation in every nation. The increafed, increafing, and facred flame of liberty.
Perfect freedom, instead of toleration, in matters of religion.
The Liberty of the Prefs.
The Trial by Jury; and may the Rights of Jurymen to protect the innocent, for ever remain inviolate.
The literary characters who have vindiented the Rights of Man; and may genius ever be employed in the caufe of freedom. Thanks to Mr. Burke for the difcuffion he has provoked.
The Patriots of France.
To the memory of thofe citizens who have died in France for the liberty of their country. The Friends of the French Revolution in and out of Parliament.
The free principles of the British Conftitution.
Ireland and her Band of Patriots.
General Washington, and the liberty of
To the memory of Dr. Price, the Apofile of Liberty and Friend of Mankind.
To the memory of Hampden, Milton, Sidney, Locke and Franklin.
An Ode written for the occafion, by Mr. Merry, was recited by the Rev. Mr. Jenkins, and the following three Stanzas fung by Sedgwick:
Fill high the animating glass,
The health of humankind?
Not now a venal tribe shall raise
To fov'reigns who have sEIZ'D their
But at this gay, this liberal hour,
We turn indignant from each caufe
The two concluding lines of the Ode were fung in chorus, and afterwards given as atoaft;
"Affert the hallow'd rights which Nature gave, [OR THE GRAVE.” "And let your last best wish be, FREEDOM
The Chairman then, to obviate the effects of thofe calumnies which, he faid, were circulated by the enemies of freedom, recommended that the company fhould adjourn to applaufe and acclamations of all present.— their peaceful homes, and retired amidst the About ten o'clock the company separated *.
A number of idle people affembled at the front of Newgate, and with many threats demanded the liberation of Lord George Gordon, that he might participate with his worthy brethren in the celebration of the 14th of July; but, on the appearance of a guard of foldiers, thev very quietly dispersed.
About ten o'clock at night a great concourfe of pickpockets, &c. affembled near the Crown and Anchor Tavern, and from thence proceeded to break the windows along the Strand, Fleet-street, and various parts of the city; but they were foon difperfed be the Magiftrates and Conftables, who obliged fuch perfons as had put up lights to extinguish them.
MONTHLY OBITUARY for JUNE 1791.
the of May died. Mrs.
Buchan, the leader of a few deluded people, and who refined in the neighbour hood of Thornton-Hill, near Dum'ries, Scotland, Her followers were greatly reduced in number; but Mr. White, once a Relief-Minifter, continued till her Finding he was going the way of all the earth, he called her dif iples together, and exhorted them to co tinue fled ait and unanimous in their adherence to the doctrin's which they had received from her. She then told them the bad ftill one fecret to communicate, which was, that he was the Virgin Mary, the mother of our Lord; hat he was the fame woman mentioned
in the Revelations, as being clothed with the fun, &c. who was driven into the wilderness: that he had been wandering in the world ever fince our Saviour's days; and that for fome time paft the had fojourned in Scotland; that though the here appeared to die, they need not be difcouraged, for the would only fleep a little, and in a fhort time would again vift them, and condu&t them to the New Jr fal m. After fae died, it was a 1. ng ime before her enthufiaftic votar ca would ftraight or drefs the corple; nor cid they coffin her until they were obliged thereto by the finel!; and after that, they would not bury her, but built up the comfa in a corner of the barn, always expecting
* Many of the principal inhabitants of Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich, Derby, Glasgow,
and feveral other places, alfo met to commemorate the Anniverfory of the French Revolution: but order, harmony, and patriotifm ruled the affembled partics.
that she would rife again from the dead, according to her promife, and conduct them to Jerufalem. At laft, the people in the country around, fhocked with thefe proceedings, interfered, went to a Juftice of the Peace, and got an order that the should be buried. So that the famous Mrs. Buchan of the Weft is now lodged in the house appointed for all living. For a fuller account of this Sect fee European Magazine for January 1785, p. 7.
June 8. At Lifle, Lewis Lochee, late Lieutenant-Colonel of the Bélgic Legion, who formerly kept the Royal Military Academy at Chelsea.
10. At Breft, Monfieur de la Mothe Piquet, the celebrated French Admiral.
12. At Oftend, in the 69th year of his age, the Rev. Peter Whalley, LL. B. Reftor of St. Margaret Pattens, and Vicar of Horley, in Surrey. He was the Author of "An Enquiry into the Learning of Shakespeare, with Remarks on feveral Pallages of his Plays," 8vo. 1748. 2.
A Vindication of the Evidences and Authenticity of the Golpels from the Objections of the late Lord Bolingbroke in his Letters on the Study of Hiftory," 8vo. 1753. 3. "An Edition of the Works of Ben Jonfon, with Notes," 7 vols. 8vo. 1756. 4. A Sermon preached at St. Sepulchre's, Northampton, on the Faft-Day, February 17, 1758," 8vo. 5. "The In ftitution of Public Charities. A Sermon preached at Chrift's Hofpital, September 21, 1763, before the Governors of the feveral Roval Hofpitals," 4to. 1763. 6. "Sermon before the Sons of the Clergy at St. Paul's, May 17, 1770," 4to. He had prepared for she prefs a new edition of Ben Jonfon's Works and before he went abroad took in fubfcriptions for a History of Chrift's Hofpital. Mr. Whalley was of an ancient family in Northamptonshire, and received his education at Merchant-Taylors School, and St. John's College Oxford, of which last he was fome time Fellow. He took the degree of B. C. L. January 29, 1768. Alter quitting the University, he became Vicar of St. Sepulchre's, Northampton. In October 1768 he was chofen Master of the Grammar-School of Chrift's Hospital. In 1766, he applied to the Corporation of London to fucceed Dr. Birch in the Rectory of St. Margaret Pattens; and in his addrefs to them faid, "I have neither Cu"racy nor Lectureship, but a small country "Vicarage, whofe clear annual income is "under feventy pounds, and which, if I "merit your indulgence, will be neceffa
rily void." He obtained this Rectory, and afterwards had added to it the Vicarage of Horley, in Surry. In 1776 he refigned the Schoolmastership of Chrift's Hofpital, but afterwards accepted of that of St. Olave,
and acted as a Juftice of the Peace in the Borough. He was many years employed in compiling the hillory of his native county, Northamptonshire, from the papers of Mr. Bridges; but this work was never completed. He was alfo Author of a Copy of Verfes prefixed to Harvey's Meditations.
14. At Northiam, Suffex, Thomas Frewen, M. D. aged 86.
Major Charles Edmonstone, in Ireland, brother of Sir Archibald Edmonstone, of Duntreath, bart.
William Reeve, efq. of Melton-Mowbray, Leicestershire,
At Knayton, near Thirsk, Dr. Charles Biffet, in his 75th year. He took his degree of M. D. at St. Andrew's in 1765. He was the Author of, 1. "An Effay on the Theory and Conftruction of Fortifications," 8vo. 1751. 2. "Treatife on the Scurvy," 8vo. 1755. 3. "An Effay on the Medical Conftitution of Great Britain," 8vo. 1762. Dr. Biffet, in a letter fome years fince, after obferving that many perfons who had heard of his having publifhed a work on fortifications were at a lofs how to reconcile the medical with the military character, and were inclined to believe, that he had not a regular education in the line of his profeffion, he wished, therefore, to have it made known, that after a proper courfe of medical studies at Edinburgh he was appointed Second Surgeon to the Military Hofpital in Jamaica, where he continued from 1740 to 1745, when he returned to England, purchated a commiflion in the army, and served in Flanders as a Lieutenant and Engineer Extraordinary till the peace of 1748, when he was reduced on half-pay. In 1751, he retired to the village of Skelton, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, and refumed the practice of phyfic; where, and in that neighbourhood, he ever after continued. Mr. John Chriftian, of Pall-Mall, attorney
15. Mr. Bonfous, of Langor, aged 85.
Lately, at Taunton, John Mallack, efq. barrifter at law, and Juftice of Peace for Somersetshire.
18. Thomas Land, efq. of Harbledon, a remarkable Fox-hunter.
19. Mr. Pedder, Chatham-Place. Mr. Butterfield, well known (fay the Newspapers) in the Theatrical world. Qu. For what?
20. At Stobbs, Scotland, Sir Francis Elliot, bart.
Lately, at Chichester, James Alms, efq. late Captain of the Monmouth.
21. James Webb, efq. Wokingham, Bucks.
Francis Auften, efq. Sevenoaks, Kent. 22. Lady Mordington, wife of William Wheeler, efq. of Hallow, in Worcestershire. Sir Rowland Allton, bart. at Odel Castle, Bedfordshire.
[Embellished with, 1. A PORTRAIT of DR. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY. And 2. A VIEW Of
The Luftre that Talents derive from Purity of Manners
A Sketch of the Life and Character of
Dr. Hartley Political Anecdote of Dr. Franklin, by Mr. Burke Letter from Dr. Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury to Mr. Wallace, one of the Minifters of Edinburgh Letter from Profeffor Bartels, defcribing his Journey to Mount Etna [concl.] ibid. A Specimen of Lord Whitworth's State Papers [concluded] Droffiana, No. XXIII. Anecdotes of illuf-trious and extraordinary Perfons [continued]
The London Review, with Anecdotes of Authors.
Tour in England and Scotland, Natural, Economical, and Literary Oldys's Life of Thomas Pain, the Author of "Rights of Man;" with a Defence of his Writings
The Peeper, No. XXVI. On Education 116 Controverfy between Mr. Paine and M.
Anecdotes of Dr. Adam Smith
An original Letter from the Rev. Dean Swift to the Rev. Mr. John Towers, Prebendary of St. Patrick's, at Powerf court, near Bray
Obfervations, Natural, Oeconomical, and
Literary, made in a Tour from London to the Lakes in the Summer of 1791 ibid. Theatrical Journal; including Introductory Addrefs, fpoken by Mr. Palmer in the Character of Sir John Falstaff, at the laymarket Theatre, upon Mr. Palmer, jun.'s first Appearance on the Stage, as Prince in Henry the Fourth-Fable and Character of Colman's "Surrender of Calais"-and of Stuart's "Irishman in Spain ;" a Farce 141 Poetry including Ode to Health, by Mr. Thomas Adney-Reid's Monody on Wenley-Fitzgerald's Lines on Mrs. Crefpigny's Grotto-Antwer to Epigram on the Eumelian Cub Proceedings of the National Affembly of France refpecting the Inviolability of the King, and the new Conftitution, &c.
Account of the Trials of the Birmingham Rioters at Warwick Affizes,
Monthly Chronicle, Promotions, Marriages, Obituary, &c.
Polwhale's Difcourfes on different Sub
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS to CORRESPONDENTS.
Clio Rickman, Geo. Rollos, S. D. and Lines to the Duchefs of Gordon, will appear in our next Number; when many favours received this Month shall also receive due acknowledgment. W. T.'s hints thall be attended to..
A. B. recommends to our Naval Correfpondents to furnish us with communications of the inftances of prefence of mind or other means by which they or any of their connections may have escaped fhipwreck, or prevented the progress of fire on board fhips.
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