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September 12, 1777.
' With the lateft ADVICES, Foreign and Domestic. .
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SEMPER" PRO LIBERTATE, ET BONO PUBLICO.
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Ccpytftbi MEMORIAL frefekted the 26th of March, 1777, 1o that the memorial prefented by his ambalTddor to the Stated , '
the Kittr f Great Britain, by CountllVeldreh. Envoy of the General of the United Provinces, the i ft of February, contain-
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States General ef the United Provinces. , . . ed any tning contrary to wna: ought to have, place between 10-
SIRE;- vereigns and independent powers. In the ferious circumftarice ,
T is with the molt profound relpect mat tee underwritten in queition, nis tviajeity nas xeit tne atrair wmcn maoe tne pnn-
Envoy Extraordinary and ricnipoteriary or tneir xiign cipai muject or nis compiaint-ine more lennpiy,' as it was occa
MightineffcSi in confequcner ot the oiders which he ha fioned by the indecent proceedings of a governor in the fervice
juft received; lias th,e honour of. reprefonting to your of a heighHour that has been -fo long uniied with his Majeity.b'y
Majefty, that the memorial prefented by his AmbaiTador . the ties of harmony and mutual friendlhip: : His Majefty Has
on the zift of Jilt month has feniibly affeded them, and learne.H, with ipleafure, that theirHigh MightineiTes have ful--
that tney hnu tiiemlelves ODligea to orar tne comptainci nuea nis cxpeciatirns ; rnat iney nave recaiiea ineix governor; 1
iVilgllCinCllCS lliai UlC JIllUlL IS UliUVUWCU, i tIlU lliAL UIUCIS CIC VJCi jJllCliCU 111 -.
iendly af- the governors ana commandants in the colonies of their High
fe afFecled Mightineffes ia the Weft Indies to obfervc liriSly the plavcarti
by the menacing tone which reigns throughout the memorial, . and. orders agamit the exportation of military ftores to his Mai
and which arrears to cheir Hieh Miehtir.eircs too little confo- jeily's American colonies now in rebellion j and being perfuad-
Bant with what is. received, and ouht to have, place between ed that their High MightineiTes will attend to the ltridt execu- ,
fovereigns a"nd independent powers, and more cfpecially be- tion of their ordinances, rakes plealure in putting an end to all 7
tween neighljburs whd have been fo long united by the ties of fubjedts of regret, which the confluences of the ofTenfive con
harmony arc! fricndihipi . ducV cf the J governor of St. Euftatia may have' caufed them; 1
Their High MightineiTes think that tin all occafions, and have the honour to be j with the moft perfect confideration; Siri 1
particularly; in "thele unhappy troubles of your Majeiiy's Amen- fee. j I SUFFOLK. 1
can colonies, they have done towards your jajer. an mat
and reproaches contained incrcir, as lr incirxiiga
were fufpeded of wiihing.ro amufe your Majelly by fr
furances. to which fads give thr lie. They are Jikewi
n.,M Ki-vned of a crood neighbour and a friendly affedibn- i V . A R St A W, April 27. r
ate power i I .. . OOME letters frorri ihe frontiers of .'l urky mehtiphj that" al-
As their rligh Mightnelles oirej let tne greaceit vaiuc upon 17 tnougn it was nopto mat tne differences oetween tne ror-te
mr Maiefty's iriendihip, "thev wilh to do every thing in their and Rufllafwould have been amicably fettled, yet by'the prepa-
power, as far as is conultent with tne dignity and nonour 01 tne rations it appeared as lr iney mcuio not long enjoy peace. 1
llate to cultivate it more and more; bur, at the fame, time, quadruple! alliance is much talked of, by virtue of which the
they cannot conceal from your Majefty the painful fe'nfations King of Sweden is to cede Swedim Pcrfterania to the King of" -
' which this jnemoriaThas caufed them. " Prulliaj who in return is to cede that part of Finland which he
It is entirely from the motive of Hiewing your M.-tjefty every polTeffes to Sweden.
!pol:b!e attention, and to prove that 'their High Mighnneiies
'wifh to needed nothing that may conduce to the inveiligation of
the truth of fads, upon which the complaints feem to.be found
ed. That they have refolvcd to'makejthis examination in the
jnoH expeditious manner, and to clear ir from all tedioufnefs
and delay. For this purpofe their High Mightineffes hare let
afidc the ordinary form, always ufed in fimilar cafesy of alking
for a written ftate of the cfa from their officers, aqd perfons
employed by them and theif colonies 5 and they ,havevalready
defpafched their orders that the commandant ot St. Euftatia ap-
pear before them without delay,- and as ipeediias poinoie; r.o
ffland of St. Euftatia, and of what is come to their knowledge
relative to the American colonies and their veffels du'rirrg his
command ; and to lay before their High MightineiTes his con
dud in this refped
Li V IN JJ u i- May IX. t ;
I: is expeded that theEmpercr of Germany will, arrive here
ibsfore the 4rrr of next month, and we hear will be attended by
the Counts.de Provence and d'Artoi?, incog. .:. - --
Letters from Spain announce great changes :in the political,
fyftemj. jThey alfure, as aicertain fall, that his Catholic Ma
jelty is going to marry the Princefs Maria Frances A ntometta.
Infanta of Portugal; his niece, aged 41 years the 7th of Odo
ber next; that the courts-of Madrid and Lifbon being reconcil
ed, tne latter -is to enter into the' grand alliance that is to be ,
concluded; between France; the Houfe of Auftria, and Spain ;
and thatfli t is in co'ifbrmity to this projed that the court of
Spairi has defpafched feveral j)acket boats to Don Cevallos
with' repeated orders to fuperid all hoftilitieslagainfl Portugal
and its polTemons in America; but that, however,- preparation
refolution, and to dechre that their High AMightirrelles make
no difficulty to difatow,- in the. moil exprefs terms, every ad or
mark of honour that may have been gven by their oiTicers and
perfbns in their fervice to the veflTels cf your Majelty's co!onies,:
or that they may give hereafter,' as far as fuch ads or marks of
honour 'mav be ot a nature from wnence 1: may oe conciuueo
The underwritten is ordered to acquaint your Majefty of this for war are Continued with the facie adivity alf over the panilh
dominions. . : ' !' , ' ' " ' ,
It i$ reported,' as an indfputabfe fad, that Portugal, has en
tered into the family compad, and in confequence thereof hat
made her peace with Spain. " j
Sir'George Howard's regiment of dragoons, ivhich were re-
Viewed j by his Majelly on Monday Tail, upon Blackheab, are
to obferve ilridlv their placarts and orders -ajainft the exporca
tion cf military ftores to your Majefty's American colonies, and
to have thefe orders executed with all poflible rigour. f
Lord S'jffelk's anfixcr to the foregoing letter cf Ccunt Welderri.
S I R, " - L,ondorr, April 10, 1777
inp-' refolutions" were entered into, viz.
-Refolvedi. That the fpeech made by the Right Honourable,
Sir Fletcher Norton, Speaker of the Houfe of Commons, on
ther 7th inft. be entered in the journals of this court.
That the freedom of this env be prefented to the Pieht Hon. .1
Sir Fletcher Norton; Speaker of the Right Hon. Houfe of "Com
THE King having taken.cognizancc of the memorial which rnons,) fo? having declared, m manly, terms, the real ltatc ot
you .addrelTed to his Majefty the 26th of lail month, in the natio- to his Majefty on the throne, when he. prefented to
that vou had received from their Hieh. him. for his royal afient, the bill, intituled, Anaelfor the bst-
that the independence and lovcreignty of- the laid colonies arc marched into Kent, and ordered to be in readinef to embark
in the. leaft acknowledged.- f for America. . j . t t
The underwritten is farther charged to acquaint your Majefty, . At a'court, of common council held yeftefdny at Guildhall, -at...
that their High'MightinelTes have given orders in confequence which were pTefent the Lord Mayorj Aldermen Bull, Saivbridge,
tr hm rr..ronr anrf rnmnimdints cf their colonies in ihc Weft LewesJ Plomef. -Newnham. Lee. and Woolridee, the follow-
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Jcdics, and have again enjoined' them, m the Itrongeit terms,
MightineiTes, orders me to a Sure you that his. Majefty .accepts terfupportof his Majefy'shoufehold
it witfi fatufidion ; at the (me time, that he cannot perceive of the c'rcivn of Great Britain ? ' f