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Vofe evqp siting tending, to cotfuffon., I poffeffwn. ',. y . - . vTrrT
O.i (he. other hand, if the Catholics I A letter from Nantz, dated the join, noli
fhoulil be fenfible of ihe'bene&is they" poffefs fees the arrival and departiHifpf 71 of the per
by hlvinfffo many-characters 'of eminence, Bfons who are to bejrattfported -fto were fent
it,. . "V 1. r .. T - L 1 .Li i !'- . I
flUdgednot to embatttin the ferviefrof to
veiirnent, except on the terms of the Catholic
t)V;lfe being obtained : it is 10 be hbptI
that oh ibe baiaocrh?.the' kdvlauzc at d dif-'i
advantages of their htuatian, they would pre-,
fcr a quiet and peaceable .demeanor to any Jide
of conduct, of an opotite defer ipfion. ipfj,.
. . . M - TJT'I'I" -t
oil board the corvette La.Flcche, and the
lemainine li Wboard la Chifohne. aie
vfrig'atc of pini. Sixty 'nine more are eTr
.peCledone ot the hrit pan y has been let. at
i'ne-rrentn iters Uonlottdes are ai?' 59
francs. S3 cents, "-" ;
: lThe leading part of hisMaje2yMi.
ntflers, findin.g 'infurraountablePaclet to
tho bringing forward meafrelpf conceffiou
to the Catholic body, whillrrr office, have
felt it im'obflible to contlber inadrainiitration
under the inability ttfffopofe it, with the cir
cumftances nccefftrfho carrying thV'jncafure
Vi'hall' its advatftigci, and they have retired
froovhn Mefty's fervice, confidering this
line, ofJrMucl as mod hkeiy to contribute to
its ujfimaie faccc. The Catholic body will
tWfefoie fee how much ihcif future hope mull
depend era lire ngihening their caufe by good
conaact ; in the mean time tney win pruaenfj
ly confiJer tHir profpetls1, as arifitvg from the
jcrfons who have efpoufed their interefls, and
compare them with thofe which (hey -could-i
'lo6t tofrooi any o.her quarter. They may,
wuh Confidence rely on the zealous fupport of
afftfiof? wh riitire, itnd cf many, who remain
in ofiicc, when it Van be given ' with'. 'a prof
pccif luccefs,. They may ' allured, ilui
Mr. Pitt'torill do hi uttnott"iQ. tflabliih their
uyfe ia the public favour, and ' prepare ' the
wayTor thorn hnally pJtaintHg tLe-ie objeHs ;
and the Catholics will feel, that as. Mr. Tut
cou.d not' concur. tn an hopelets attLtnpc to
fofce it niiw. thai.he intift at all timet ieprels
Catholic body, Under thefe ciriumflaoc.cs,
it-cannot b doabed, - thuwbe- Caiholicswul
take the mofl loyal, dutiful, aad patient line
Of COIlUlll), dial y -wi 1 1 i.ut ft.n"f tUmfklvt
to be ded ut to incauiei which can by any con
flrtction give a handle to theoppufcrs 0f their
wilhes, either to mifinicrpret tnsir principles,
"or to raifc any "afgaaisnt-foroppoiing-theiT
claiini , bui' that by their prudent and exem-.
p'ary demeanor, they - will - afford additional
grounds to -the growing, number pf their advo
catci, to enforce their claim on- proper occa
fion. until their objeft can be finally "and ad
. "Lerd Darnley, 19 compliance withibe ge
eetal wiib nf the Houle, deferred hu motion
till the vOih ioQ. ' ' 1 .
v HOUSE, f COMMONS..
!, .- . ; Friday, FeS. '" ';. ''
Mr. Sheridan adverting to Mr. Nichols's
mottoa for au inquiry into the caufe and ex.
rent of hij MajcUy's illnefs, in a fpeech of pe
caliari candour and feelii g;; deprecated all
preifentdifcullion on the"Tubj-tl ; he felt affu
red,' that hould unhappily, the King's con
6rmA tfiA-faat'miieA tllwfft-Knder -eorarau.-.
.. f 1 r ill
wutrthe lame dect'.ion, as it ne neld an
ti)Uion, ar;y unconiliiucional condutl
Bntiili Parliament. ' ,
. HOUSE f LORDS. '
Tuesday, February 10. '
The order for going into a difcuflion of lord
DamleyV motion for an inju-ry into the
t codact of his IVl3elpy's Mintllers,' and! lor j
their difmiiTal being read, LordCarlifl wiQied
the fuBjedl to be pollponed ; ihe general fittt-.j
ation of ibe country was, be obferved, at the
prefeot momsnt, c'ruical and alarmiRg almoll
beyond any former' example, . and involved
con fiderationi which .hould r'eprefsprefent dif
ctiirion he thought, too, that in the embarraf
fed and unfeuled ' fituation cf Minilleri it
would be ungenerous arid unmanly to urjC the
matter tarther. ' ' - - t
N L-rd D uny felt flrcrng conviflldn of the
neceility of the inquiry but ftould be governed
by the fenfe of the houfc as to dw time ' of
bringing it forwaid . '.
:. Lord Radnor concurred as tQ the neceflifcy
of iiivelligatirg rhe caufes witich had prcduced
ihe almoll uriprecedented calamities .under
which the country laboured ; but he thovrght
the prcfent moment unfuited to the Kiquivy .
His Lordlhip lamented that th prottsntya a
our refou-rcefwere walled and d'nainiflied. in
the fame ratio was the. nation deprived of what
talent and ability might have been exerted to
extricate it from further miilortune.i
t . t 1
Lord rite Jlrongly advocated tr.o motion.
In fpeakinff of Thanffinn-adnuniuraHon,-
hc ibfcrved, that' if it is -a trick, -nothrog
rould have been fu witkcJI'aJvifcd and if
it is real, tithing more ludicrous.
Lord Cailrlle wilhed it to be under(VoC(
that in recommending the poflponetneiu of ta
3ueft fonlie ; w iriTot inllucnced by any confi
eratio'n in favor of the new adminillration
on the contrary he thcught it weak,' niiferablc,
and rickeity, an. I iucot.ipetenl to the arduous
.alk it was attempting to undertake the na
tional honour was pledget to the Iri 111 Calho
.ic& tor their emancipation, and he apprehended
muck milUuet from rciiUiiig'ihctr expecta
LcrdGrenvilleJ after deprecating a prema
ture or ha fly difcujlion of a topic which deser
ved the mod. 'prudent and temperate confide -ration,
con. tuned thtis : A painful duty ye:
remiin for melo falfil to fpeak of myfelf.
from this I wul not (hrtnk, us a dec regard to
my own character, as well as becoming ref
peels to your Lordlhips, call upon me 10 pro
ceed. ; Some timengo, my Lordllljr Noble
Lord whi now its near tne, (LordfSpencer)
another Noble Lord who is not now prcfent
aui whole abfence U only occaficncd by le
vere indifptfitionj (Lord Chatham), together
with mvUlf arid fevers! of bn maiclly s ler
vanti in the Iloufe of Commons, thought it
0e Tiioufand Pounds per inn. r to be fet expedient, that the benefits of the Union
tied on Sir Sidney Smith, in confederation iQiould be rendered as'ercat aud as extenfive
bis eminent fcrvices, and the valor and abilit, poffible, by certain difabiliiie being iemo
tier he ht difpltyed in various important lyed. under w hich a nreat portion of the inha
ept'tations agiinQ the enemy pn ibe coaft of Ibitants of Ireland now . labour. Imagining
Ccre O4I,,C0iT,y lor mi fHant eierp
B'lomparte has lately obtained a ton of
clafct- from IrclanJ. The extraordinary
arc jmflance aiifes from all the wine of the
lame vmiigc not exported from' France ha
vinf been confam.d A
nicatfon ijeceffary, his Myefly' Minifters
would not be deficient in their duty. He
therefore moved an adjournment till Monday.
Mr Pitt feconded the motion ; aad afwr
complimenting Mr. Sheridan on hi honor,a
ble, loyal, and affeaionate declaration, I
canDor,'; faid he, difguifc the peculiarity of
fiiuation, - owing to the neceffity of the tall
in appearing again in this hqufei as I did.,iio.t
expeft to appear, as one of his MajeftyVMi-
niders ; in which htuation 1 mult continue,
while the caufe of thai' continuance remain?.-'
Be obferved, that iipuld his MajeftyV illnefs
continue contrary to the well founded, hopes
of thoreirh.atduiely about his perfons and
ihe country at large, his Majellys Ministers
under whatever circumilancej, would teet it.
their duty to bring thefubject before the con-
lderation ot the Uoule, and ptopole luch mea
ores es rnav tend to prevent any obll ruction
to the necelTary -difpatch of public bufihefs,
lie trulled that, all difference on public opini
ons would fuhfule till the period houM at
rive for dtfcuffiR.fr them. After fome fhori
otlervations trom Mr.MichoHs, tnc nuemon
of adjournment yas carried.
of ttvjTTill of my eoUticil drmi, , ii 'more "pra
Cioaslhaa lay wl ich pieceied lu TheK 14 now o
jrtaterfelicltTTeBiifnirf iorTine to tjopttr'dffir'eT-
than to ptu the remainder ut my aayt m rcpou, i .
?b uodiHurbeJ participation ol the common pi i-"
viiefti tf our feUow.tiuitns onJei y ur piotefiioi , T
Ihe ittutaCuoa yu bave taad in inc idmiuiiirv-
tioe of the eeiiaral caveinnent from its commei oe- .
:! L n. l . I..
incut, nj(iuy grcK3 vu, mc, inu i iiuiuciy
hope thit Uietwelfe year to corce will not be le!a.'
profperouscr bappV-for our couuuy. ;.f .. v
With the utmolt lipcenty I itcibrocate' yoar de
vout fupolicatiuns for the iappioeri of ,yoMifUci,
- Quincy, farcb tS j8ai .
't Mwraltv'-Offictj feft. 14.'
Capt. Linzee cfX'Qifeau, in a . letter 4o
r.arl it. inccnt, gives an account 01 havpg
chafed the fcr er.ch.fi iga'e La. Dedaegneu"
pierced for 40 guns, but wouniirg 36, . Wit
00 men, lor 4t hours. wh;n .ihe Mccus an
iVmatbyll heaving in fight, immediately joined
m the chafe, and bringing the enemy to ac
tionwhich he galla(4tiy.fuflained for 46m'in
utel, an4 flruck. La Dedacgaeule was char
ged wi h difpatches fioii Cayenne for Koch
fort, and was within two miles of the French
dors near Cape Balem when (he was captu
red: She has icveral "men killed, and 17,
befidts' the firft lieutenant and captain", woun
In the deb a ie in the Houfe ofCommoas on
the toih of Feb. mi the fubieci of the Ferrol
" Mr, "Pitt was 01 opinion, that it any- en
quiry Ihould take olace, it otigBt to be before
a mmtary tnounas, , tie contenaeu, nowever
for anvCiiquiry J arid as a proof ov the c
1 . 1 . 1.1 j
peottion nav.ng oeen 'utiMftatten on gooa
ground , he -fa id it had been approved by Lord
! t LY ' n ce t, no wj t thejbca d of the Ad in i red.
tjj. Mr. Pitt- then . proceeded to vindicate
Miniflers from toe charge of Skulking from
their duty, rilthough they might continue in
oCicef a few days es a matter of accoiamoda.
tion, they Ihould always hold themfelves ref
ponfiblc for their pad conduct, nor - did that
dtuatiun conflitute t'aein tliofs npn-defcripts
the honorable eoileman had reprefentcd
litem 0 r
ht ibis meafure could alone be effcQual if
cominj from the Executive Government, we
felt it our duty to propofe it to tbofe who di
rect his.Majell vs Councils, It was not 'deem-
cd eligible, and Nvt were unable to prevail J
j.u,.fic not exportea irom trance ha- Our opinion .fits .olicy remainiag unaltered,
gbeen conrom-ddunnif the orpfrefiofihe n:it.kLt:.-.u.. ?u.. ' .j .u.. .10. ..iJ
,Jd alii nd ffom Ul be,p Hjh efhblifh the tranquility and profperiiy of the
'ri "i'iI 1 t ' i. . . ' Empire on permanent bafis, we conftdered
The laft mail from Dublin relate., that. 0tst ai und ,0 rc,ite. . Acctrdingly we
iaan-ir military ipparel,and of lingularly good
and '.oljierlv appearanrr. hid been br.M.ahi in
there under' fln.ng guard, and loJgei, in- tk
towerof ihe cattle. . . . t ;
. r Admiral Cornwallit is to hoift his flag on
.Uaidthe Ville de Paris, as commaaicr in
chief ofjh.8 Caaanel fleet, .
t ; . Mrch 4.
TTr fil!owi8x itrau;emenu w ft iiui ar
llnallr (4c'ed, in d,.iion t9 thofe which t k
IifVf Ii4 I clou ibe public.
t"Ih fail ol MirdwiUi 11 10 kt Lord Lunteeint
' Lotd Lcilbsm Preridentof (Ut Botrd e( Con.
toul t.i4 Lord Cert Thimt ve ol tht Loi4 l
tfetttlury. . , .
. TARIS, February t6.
-Two da?s Alter ibe iotelligence of the
Tre,y 0f pce WJ retc;d al .ar;lf ln
MmJIcr of the liMeripr prefc.ted to the Firfl
Ci.i,Tul a Ce. grai hical plan of France', in
maul., wiih the limits .find upon by. the
An immenfe quantiiy of artillery warlike
lUrei, ar.J nrovifior.i. fia lm f.mn.l in
Minui, wbult became the property f tbe
. Leiieti frum Germany announce ibe en
irai.ee f, be Ruluan army into Moldavia, on
"i ,nft".h,'fltt Coflntinopleio revenge
1 . 1 oo of i!ie i0 Ruffian officeri.
- Abbe Ra'el, one of ihe accomolicct in
b.u; agiindiac J,fe u(,ht Kirft Conful.
u reB fr'dcd.i4i ihe Commune of
tendered to hit Majefty the rcfiguation at our
levctal employments, and he hat been tra.
cioully plcafed to difpenfe with our fervicei.
thus, iny Lords, we only hold oar offices nil
our fucceffors are'appoinied.' His I.ordfliip
exptclled, in the mod animated terms, hit
gratitude and attachment 10 his Majefly, and
obligation to their .Lotdfhips, fur their cooS-
aence and approbation. lie congratulated
the Iloufe that the fame line of policy whith
he and hit coadjutors had maintained would
be oburved by the new admiuiilriuon.-
T-l t i I .
tnoarn we nave retirea 110m o;nce 00
change of meafurct will take place, but ihe
tyuein wmcn nai aireajy proved io lalutiry
will ctrf'tinue toLeafled upon by our fuccef
fur. Tliough we differ on fome points, yet
there is toeffenitl difference teween us
and v bile th:y art with energy and decifion
they Iha.II have our luPDort."
Lord Moira wifhed ihe motion (obe poll
poncd 1 and lie trulled ibat the flrona: fenfe
which to large portion of the Iloufe feemcd
o feel of the abfolutft neceffnv of an iarsW
intotha caufet uf ihe intreakd aod iocr'cat-
ioi dangtrt of the country would mtkea feiri
qui imprelfiOn on the mind of his MajtQy and
of the tnuwtry at laraa
Lord Saenccr affu red their Lord (hi pt that
he cordially acquitfeed in ihe obfervationi of
Lord urenv ilU-, who hat fo fully explained
BOSTON, March 27..
ADDRESS or the LEGISLATURE.
Ycilciday ih Kon. Mr. Phillip , Freiidcnt of the
Senate, end the Hon. Mr. Robmj, Speaker of the
Hjufe of Reprefccuti vet, agreeably to ipjioi .tirteut,
proceeded to tit Houfe of Jon m Adams, t'.q. to
pit fent ia him the tddrefi of the leriiljture of Mt.
iachuCitis. They were talununly isompan'tad by
number f the rcfpectaiih. gentlemen U Bolton, tod
the neighbourhood, on horfehack and in cirruei,
exhibtinj an etenfive cavalcade rd were leceived
by Mr. Adams, in the mod cordial and aflettionnte
T$ JOHN ADAMS, Efq.
At tha moment. Sir. that you are dcTcendin;
from the tiilted Anion of tha Firft Mat;iurai of
tbt Amarictn Natioa, o mingle with the mit of
your fel!owcitueoi, the Senate nd Hooft of Re.
prefeotitive' of the Commonwealth of UafTachufeitt,
voir onlvt flu, embrace the occlion, to por furth
the fite will offerioj of their fimert ihanki, for the
miny important and ardaout lav ret t yon have
rendered your country.
14 the performance of this ad, the ltfifitore
bavt hot ooe heart, and that viLrwt with atfeAion,
rttpeft and gratitude, lor your, virtues, tarcnti and
... lr . 1 . -i .t . .
tonccive 11 vr.oectiury 10 aeiiu me cruris -i
Of him, whofe life from eirlleft manhood, bat'bero
mtnemly devoted to tha public ood this wid be
the delightful cmplojueot of tht faithful and able
Oar poderity will criticsllvcontare the iiluQriooi
chartClert, which hive elevated tho condition of
coao, and ditoiSed civil fociety. thiout h the variooa
a jet of tin world, lira will with grateful efufioot
autt conlcioat pride, point to thatol their beloved
Tha period otlhe adminiltration of our General
Covcrnmcnl, under the autpicia of WAttilftatOM
and Ab k mi, will be conGdered at ai.i-j tha hap.
pieu crat 01 iiroc.
The eitirtpU ol their ioiet rity poUeDea a moral
and political value, which no taicuiatioo tan reach,
nd will be juBly ellimited, at a Uaudard lot la
tare ri eudeaU 01 ibt Lrulrd Iittet.
. W tKrie you, Sir, with open arm, eBecm,
and teueiatic-a ; conhdantlv hopnif thai yoa will
pole It undifturbed tliofe blefCini ol domdic retire
treat, which creat mindt alwtyt arprChiate and en
joy with dianity.
i devoutly luppli:atc the father Ol tM univeile,
that you may rtahte. while
all the happirtft ofhich kuman Clalurc it fufcrptU
bl and when your coarfa (hall b laifhcd Kara,
that your fpuil may raxtivt iba litnfceodant iaidi
el ikt jun.
Te tbe Stnatt shJ Houfe of Reprtfentativtt
e tbe Staff of Ma(iachutttt,
Tift vriv ttfa&ff. ifTcClionate and ctUitiuf
ddrcft, which bat buea prefented la rn by tha
f Mudent of the Senate, and Speaker ( tha Hemff el
Reprrtrntiiivti, by your order, hta a wakened all
my feoTtbiliiy, and dcmaadt;my rnaA (rauful ac
kniwledaeu. ' '
At ihe viriout leniminialt of tht approbation and
PHILADELPHIA, April a. "
We were favoured with the perufal of
letter from. I5o(lon,-v received' by yeRerday'a
mail, which contained intelligence at this ttms
of a very, ferious intcrell. -Captain Folrer of
theEliia of Boflon,n a Ihort paffa2;e fronj '
England had arrived here, and ftated as lol-
low : ' . 1
That a number of flips of war with a con
voy of thirty fail of tranfports having on board ,
troops, had. failed a few days. before his de
parture, profeucdly for Vxibraltar. Thatafipe
having got out to fea it was declared 10 th
fleet by orders provided for the purpofe, that"1"
tneir aeitination was ior tgjjp o rcmiorco
tb army under General Afecrcrembie, who
had been gone a confidcrable - time for " that
rjuartex, ' That- on the communication of .
thife orders, a fpirit of difaffeftion brtkc our' ,
and mutiny followed, among the foldiery an J
fearnen, in confequf nee ,.of. which rhe whole
fleet had been obliged to return into port, and
bad. arrived, and were at anchor, part at Do1
ver,andin the Downs,' when captain Folgef
failed tl ence", s The , account flatet that tha
ihe Englifli prir.is were cautioned to be filcnt
on the lubjefti ; :
Captai n Folger, who is a man well known
for fiis candour and veracity, is jt member "of
the refpelable fociety of Friends or Qua
;ir would fecmihst"The rf6rcrab6vcirren-
rioned which has ihueretorncd difaffe fled, vat
part of that which failed about the 6th of Feb.-
from f ortlmouth, trnder convoy of the Profei.'
byte frigate, flatedih the London papers to bo
on a lecret expedition. . '
AUrcrobiea army, towhithTniflareol'"
the troops were '-going-at a reinforctqenr
appeara 16 have arrived at Smyrna on tho '
13th of December laft, after encountering '
fevcre Weathcr.--Thc fleet confided of 14a
fail, and bad iS,ooo men on board :; they
took in loret at Rhodes. This expedition
was intended to have afled in coniunrtmr
with a corp of ia,oOo troopt frofti Hindof
tan, conveyed by the Red Sea to Suez and
co operating with the right winfcofihe Turl
Kim army 'under the Grind Vuier, whofa
main body of o,o6o men was -to proceed
viu ufuiiiu tur v"u , ucrcromDie was
affcttion of my fellow-dtltcui of UafTubufetta
.t. 1 . .ri!.-...: . . 1 wniio nat oten munif'a. to ant irom mv ' cat licit
.M rc.on. o, m. icurcinrni atio anaM Ulb.haMt,,, Wt tftetmed tbcho.ctt bUffm,.
,w "" wiivuwib jiouic IDy-my iu, iaiha hnal apaUule ol ib UfiDaturt,
fartber oatbefuljerJU - - .. , .'f itAaiOttflyirvtajtUaiaJofaof Uialtl htt
to have lauded at . Jaffa, and marched ihenco
again ft Alexandria.
ihclc vartout parrj of a var.ous oroiecL
appeared however, . to have wanted a irreat
oul to guide and annimae them, to hav
been badKr-conceived and worfe execuied
or like ihe whole courfe of Britilh 'entcrpri
aes, crydej extravagant and unfortunale,
a It--1 hat part of ihe expedition which waa
to have been conduced by way of the Red
a 1 r n 1 .
oet, wai ine nr it ox wiiich we heard, and heard
only Bpon its total failure ; the Cheik whorra '
trse mitim r.ad bought over not being able to
bring his adherents along with him : and thm'
Briiifh were'forced the firft inflance 10 re
tire tbrough the want of the very cbjetl whicn
judicious military men always provide full .
ad The Ruffian MiniHer at Conftanlino.
pie, Tamara, in a rcmonfltance to the. Porte,
protcllcd agiinfl the landing of ihe-Briufli in
Hit1 nichnas paralyfcd the Turkifli ope
id Abercrombie't fieet have 'encountered .
a Dorm, in which fix fail of ihe. line cf the
To(i(li divifion of ihe fleet, were difmallcd j.
the fate of ihe liriiifli fleet it not (iatrd. onlv
in a general way, but it putting into Smyrna,
a port out of the regular courfe argues di'faf
tcr. . . . .,
ath A mutiny in the fleet coin? out wlik
reinforcements and Qores,
l'rovtdence appears at lent ih o interfere)
and acctlerata the downfall of thai govern ,
mem which is tha ruin of its immediate . Tub.
jecls and the curfe of the whole earth and fci.
WASHINGTON, Ap.il .
Arrtntrmeuit ha been made, iu conformltv tm
tbe ai, pa (ltd dunn tha laQ fcdiun of Coofrcfa, for
a naval petce etttblifhmeot, which cvnttmpliU iho
continuantt in tctuil fervica of 4 frif,tttt 0(44
Ail the other linnet directed by that f to bo
retained, will b laid up in tha dockt in the City of
The nlaca ftlecl'd fortli'u urtf, topaart lo
htt ban chofta with ficit wddom. aa it ia ihn
(tat of fovtramtot, and will pint lb veueli. and
tliofe wboafttppoiaudiotakactreoftbtm, under
. W uoderOaod that d,l, aukee havt br racaivfd
(ram ourminiler Mlhi court ol London u tht niav,
ol fcbrviry, and from our tniniff.tr tt leilin to the.
aoih Deccmbrr. Front tha oifptcbcl of tht former,'
it a petit Ibat profrefi it mVni, m t.i amiciblo
rntiinef, ia tho pendin nfjonaiioat belwua iLd
Uutitd Sutet and Lo.aad.
Ordert bavt txtn f ivt by gVtiOTft.t So fyfptid,
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