bacon, 41,000; fucking pigs, glected to have a velvet border $2,600.

stript off a cloak which he had worn Another fire has nearly. com- many years, was summoned a few pleted the total ruin of the unfor. days ago before the tribunal to tunate town of Bridgetown in Bar. whom the execution of the said badoes. It broke out between edict belongs, and reprimanded; 8 and 9 at night, on the 27th of and a lady, respectable no less by December, and continued burning her merit than her high birth, has till morning, with more fury than been also obliged to appear before the dreadful one of the 19th of them, for drinking a dith of choco. May. Above forty dwelling-houses late in her box at the play-house." are burnt down, besides several The king of Naples, playing confiderable stores and timber- lately with the prince de Spacca yards. It began in an old ttore of torno, gentleman of his chamber, Messrs. Bedford and Co. but in accidentally tore one of the prince's what manner no one can give any ruffles. The latter, who ought to account. Several large yards full of have taken it only in joke, immedi. lumber and coals being contiguous, ately uttered some harsh expressiit was impossible to extinguish it ons, and was put under an arrest for till it had consumed all within its fome days in the castle: from reach, besides several capital houses whence he was no sooner released, belonging to the merchants; a than instead of going to make his valt quantity of boards, planks, excuses to the king, as good sense faves, and heading for sugar and dictated, he went to the prince de rum, casks, &c. were destroyed, as St. Nicandre, formerly his majes. most of the trade was carried on ty's governor, and there made use in this spot fince the former terris of terms as unguarded as before; ble difatter.

for which audacity he has been They write from Venice, that again punished by the loss of all the deputies of the republic gave his posts, and banishment to his łacely to the reigning duke of estates in Sicily. Wurtemburgh the diversion of a Letters from Saintonge advise, bull-fight in the square of St. that the wolves have lately made Mark. Forty-eight masks, dreffed most terrible ravages in the neigh, in the English, Spanish, Swiss, and bourhood of St. Jean d'Angeli, Hungarian manner, harrassed the where several persons who had bulls whilst they were baited by the been bit by them have died mad. dogs; after which two persons ftruck A woman, by profeflion a seamoff at a fingle blow the heads of fix stress, has been condemned, by an bulls fucceflively. The baiting of arret of the parliament of Paris, to three bulls, with fireworks fixed make the amende honorable, to be to them, closed the diverfion, at fixed to the Carcan, to be branded which upwards of twenty thousand and confined to the salopetre-house persons affifted; and there was af- fornine years, for having, by means terwards a grand supper.

of a forged register of her first hufThe edict against luxury is so band's burial, contracted a second triatly observed at Stockholm, that marriage with another man, whose a counsellor of ftate, who had ne. widow The now is. The writing


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mafter who forged the register is majefty's fhip Montreal, for Anti: likewise condemned to the gallies bes or Toulon, for life, after making the 'amende The late earthquake has done honorable, and being branded in considerable damage to the houses the shoulders. This sentence be in this city. It has been succeeded gan to be executed last Thursday. by several other shocks not so vio.

There was lately tried at lent as the first, and there is a con. Chelmsford, in Essex, two causes, ftant tremor in the earth, felt in wherein William Butler, and John the city and its environs. Mungall, of Barking, in the fame - On the oth of February, at a county, fishermen, were plaintiffs ; quarter after four in the morning, and an officer of the customs, at three fucceflive shocks of the earth Malden, defendant. The action were felt at Graffe in France. The was brought for the illegal seizure first lafted but a few seconds, and detainer of the plaintiffs fish. though it waked several persons in ing-boat, and for killing and other. bed, and threw down some tiles, wife damaging, with a boat-hook, and chimnies. During its continu. their cargo of fith, for no other ance, a found was heard like that reason than the plaintiffs having of a strong gust of wind. The two on board an old rusty musket, a other shocks were not so sensibly pound of shot, and half a pound of felt: These shocks were confiderapowder, which the officer called bly more violent in Italy; but di. fire-arms against the king. A minished in proportion as they were verdict was found for the plain nearer to France. Their force was tiffs, with damages and full coits greatest at Venice ; less confidera. of suit.

ble at Genoa, and still less at Nice. A coal mine has been opened By the earthquakes at Fivizza. near Cempbeltown, in Cantire, no, in Tuscany, the cathedral is which promises to succeed well; in rent in many parts; the church of time, it may prove an advantage. the cordeliers has fuffered much, ous trade to that port, which pro. and the great hospital, the town. mises to be a flourishing place, hall, and the salt-magazine, are from whence many vessels are go. greatly damaged. ing to the Newfoundland fishery. On the 12th of this month, at

They write from Genoa, that the three in the morning, a fire broke hereditary prince of Brunswick ar- out in the king's palace at War. rived there from Turin, early in faw, and in two hours destroyed the morning of the zoth of Febru. one entire wing; in which, amongst ary. Ac half an hour after his ar. other people, were lodged a part rival, he was complimented by the of his majesty's own family. No master of the ceremonies in the re. lives were loft, but papers of great public's name, who renewed the importance to the republic are de. offer of a deputation on behalf of stroyed. un the republic, which his Serene - Prince Repnin, ambassador from Highness dcfired, in the most po. Russia, presented a declaration to lite manner, to be excused from the king of Poland, signed by the accepting. The prince will em. empress, by which the demands bark, in a few days, on board his that the Diffidents of Poland and

LiLithuania be forthwith restored to and helped the dead man (one the enjoyments of their ancient Griffiths, a turner in Clerkenwell) rights and privileges; and chat, in into the coach, and then made their order to accomplish this, she has escape.--Intelligence of this mur. found herself obliged to order der, with a description of the mur. 30,000 men to enter Poland, who derers, being sent to Sir John will not leave the country till the Fielding immediately, one of them Diffidents are put upon an equal was taken next day, and by his footing with the other citizens. means all the rest.

A conspiracy was formed among A terrible accident happened at the felons, in the North Gate jail a colliery near Farfield, Durham. in Chester, wherein one Evan Tho. The pits were 80 fathom deep ; mas, who was confined for a mur. and on Friday morning last, when der and robbery, was the 'ring. all the hands were at work, it went leader, About eight, when the off with a greatexplofion, by which turnkey was going to put him and 39 persons lost their lives. Most three others into the dungeon, of their bodies were got up, but Thomas seized him, and threw him in a very mangled manner. The into the dungeon, and took the owners are now giving zol. prekey from him and locked him in; mium per man; and so great is the his cries brought Mr. Whitehead, necessity of the poor, that they are the gaoler, down to his assistance, already nearly fupplied. when Thomas ran a penknife into The whole quantity of the difa his throat, and killed hiin on the ferent sorts of grain imported this {pot. They went up into the house, month at the port of London, aand seizing Mrs. Whitehead, de- mounts to 71,153 qrs.. manded the key of the North Gate The following are the particu. from her, who told them that her lars of a murder perpetrated by husband had it in his pocket, upon Alexander Grant, alias Dearg, which they went down Itairs to weaver, in Drummulie, in the Search for it. In the mean time hire of Elgin, on John M Donald, Mrs. Whitehead unlocked the alias M'Ifaac, tenant in Drum. North Gate door, to call affistance; mulie, on the 15th of March. but they came up again, and seized Grant kept a whiikey house, as her while the door was open; three did M‘Donald ; the latter fup. men, however, coming out of the plied with better liquor, and be. Atreet, secured three of the felons, ing of a more affable temper, enbut the above Evan Thomas made grossed all the company: Grant's his escape: his irons were found the envy was raised, and he was next day in a field near the city. often heard to say, "he wouid

About nine at night, four do him an ill turn." On a Sun. 3oth. mer

puh. men coming to town from day, Grant, with M‘Donald's broHolloway, in a hackney-coach, ther-in-law, and some neighbours, were attacked by four foot-pads, went to drink whiskey at M.Do. who, on some refiitance being made, nald's; when, after they were thot one of the men throub the pretty much intoxicated, they ahead, and he expired immediately. greed to spend the afternoon over They took from the rest about 15l. Grant's whiskey. They set out,


tt m'n on the 2 a étues Tez's su jais a village 1: W a x. 1, 6:23:50: cei: Lad , Sirobire, one 0-021!, Be a cua3 19 Jera 99:- 2 3 ite, whose US7.532 15 ta, si te ages, erogee, bazes 212, C : 052 sre, 200 cebre ze maa ber 10, 206 be woman ton to 13:22:0. After mait. 10;: thet are boot chiefy sup14.2 fre tine at a dina:ce, they portes by te caries of some UTC de hai 250€ back 2. Deigi boc:icz gec 'eneo. quin 15 W 211; bot care. Died, Nicas Deiresois, a no. tarsi girard them frugging ro. tary at Beine, in the diocese of getter, 2 faw Grant pocze a Laos, the oth oli, aged 101. He larze kife in! V Dosaii's body, married at 75, and bad fix chilaro obrow tim on the ground. drea; and never had any illness. Tlis dose, be advanced with his At Wigtown in Scotland, Mary knife recking with the blood of Finlater, aged 113 years. the,sunate rean, and made at At Hampdead, Mrs. Jane Stahis brother-in-law, who, with the ples, aged 106 years. art of the company, endeavoured to fase themselves by fight. Grant overtook him and gave him

A PRIL, several wounds, and, if the reft had not interposed, would have killed The governors of the Mag- , him on the spot. The villain fied dalen charity held their an. " 10 the woods, and 200 men are niversary feaft at draper's hall, now in pursuit of him. The bro. Throgmorton-ftreet, after a ferther-in-law's life is despaired of. mon preached at St. George's, Hawa Between eleven and twelve nover-square, by the Rev. Mr. 31. at night, large detachments Sellon, Chaplain to the Earl of of troops were sent to each of the Pomfret. The collection at the fix different houses of Jesuits in church and hall amounted to Madrid; and the doors being 5231. 8s. opened, the bells were first fecus. A cause which has been ed, and a centinel was posted at depending for upwards of two . every cell, the occupier of which years, between two gentlemen in being obliged to rise, they were the neighbourhood of Exeter, has assembled, and the king of Spain's at length been determined at the commands were signified to them. assizes for that city. The action In the mean time, all the hired was brought against the defendant coaches and chaises at Madrid, to. for carrying the produce of the gether with a number of waggons, harvest of the year 1764 without were properly distributed; andear giving notice to the plaintiff's de. ly in the morning the Jesuits, to puties of their intention of carrying the number of about three hundred ihe fame, in order that the plaintiff, and fifty, were in motion. They as owner of the tythes of the said were allowed to carry every ne. parish, might send for his tenth of ceflary along with them. They took the produce; when, after a trial the road to Carthagena, where which lasted 14 hours, in which they will embark for Rome.

the the plaintiff proved that it had The subjects at Cambridge for beer a custom, during the lives of the prizes of fifteen guineas each, his father, grand-father, and great given by the members of the uni. grand-father, for ioo years last versity, are this year, paft, to have fuch norice given; and that it would be impossible for! For the senior bachelors; the owner of the tythes to receive a quarter part of his due, without Urrum cenforis Romani disciplina rei. ihe farmer was obliged to give publicæ utilis fuerit. Fuch norice;' the extent of the pa. rith being at least ten miles : a ver. ; For the middle bachelors : dict was given in favour of the plaincit: with full cots of fuir. Utrum p?forem bearint fæpius an

; His majefty“ went to the perdiderint divitiæ. See house of peers, attended by

The exercises to be delivered in his grace she duke of Ancafter and the earl of Denbigh, and gave the

by the Toth of June in the usual

manner. royal assent to the following bills,

A dreadfui ftorm of thunder and viz. The bill to raise 1,800,000l. by

lightning did considerable damage

at Provence in France. The lightloans on exchequer bills, and a lot. tery for the service of the present

ning set fire to the royal abbey of

St. James, by which one of the year. The bill to apply the sum grant

main beams in the steeple was ed for the pay and cloathing of the

burnt, so as to give way in the anmilitia for 1767.

gle; cwo other churches were fet

on fire in the neighbourhood; the The bill to enlarge the term and

bells of one melted, and the other powers granted for building cwo

entirely consumed, new churches in the town of Liver.

His serene highnefs the pool, The bill to enable the earl of

hereditary prince of Brunf. 13th.

wick arrived from his travels, at Strach more to take and use the

St. James's, after an absence from name of Bowes, pursuant to the will of George Bowes, Esq. de.

England, of one year and two days.

His majesty went to the ch ceased, And also to several road, inclo.

house of peers, and gave 3

the royal atlent to the following fure, and naturalization bills. It is said, there are now in Eng.

bills, viz.

The bill to continue an act for land three dukes of France, and, twenty-nine other noblemen of

allowing the free importation of

wheat and wheat-flour, barley, that kingdom.

barley meal, and pulse, for a fúr. web The general order for the

ther limited timę, from any part 44expulsion of the Jeruits which

of Europe. began to be put in execution at Madrid, on the first instant, was duty on baft, or chip, straw, cane

The bill for laying an additional this day completed throughout all the dominions of the king of

and' horse-hair hats or bonnets im.

ported. Spain, Vol. X.



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