Schofields Middlewich Journal (Newspaper) - March 1, 1757, London, Middlesex S C H 0 F I E L 2)96 MIDDLEWICH No. O CHESHIRE From March to March 8, 1757. 35.] P r 1 n t e r of this Paper is determined to no Labour or Expence to render it as agreeable to the Publick other printed in 11 being collected from the St. and Whitehall Sec. To the of the MIDDLEWICH The following Speech for an Amendment at the End of the Oath of mas made a few Years in a certain honourable and as at this the of a late M fecond feems to lie heavy upon their 1 apprehend the reprinting of it will be agreeable to the J am your humble W. F. Mr. ' to fee fuch an made to the fince every chat has it that the Words as they now include both the of fuch Honourable Gentlemen of but if they are really in the Opinion they alone to a Brother Member induce them to agree to what he has I will go farther I will that to avoid the Imputation of being A actuated by a Spirit of agree to 6 this for if an upon bring called be- fore you to be that ne could not wish a fafe or with his own y. call it which you declare how he or any Other Member of a Court-Martial had of V the Oath he had it would be downright X to fuch a Man of fuch and to him as one who had concurred in an perhaps a Sentence I q Sir i according to the Law of there may be the as. well as aga nft the a Crown and if an Officer by ihe of a O be condemned to be for to o- X bey Orders not only but fuch as and ft directly tended to the Overthrow of our I y as a Member of this make no Scruple to X vote every who had concurred in that guilty of High and as the a % Cafe is far from being I never give 0 to a Law that would render it this y Houfe to who had or had not concurred in fuch a X Sentence I would be the Conference of y this without the Amendment X I be Sir of faying any Thing that may 0 give rife to a Cornell between the two of 0 Every Gentleman I to be extremely X cautious in this but then we ought to be v cautious of faying any Thing with the Dignity 9 of this or that may be interpreted as a Surrender fy of the Privileges of the Commons of Great Did y we ever yet acknowledge the other Houfe as a Court of a The High Court of Parliament is a Court of x and the Court of in the Kingdom y but the Parliament of two and neither q Houfe has hitherto acknowledged the as a Court of y to prevent a future between q the two of we agree to the A- for without this fuch * a may very probably be the of the k Oath now under the other Houfe v think fit to enquire into the Proceedings of fome 9: future and commit a Member of * that Court-Martial for not declaring before them as a $ Court of how he and the reft voted in that I this Houfe would take Notice of fuch a and would determine it to be an ment upon the Privileges of the on the other if we commit a Member of a Martial for not declaring to this Houfe as a Court of } how he and the other Members voted in that the other Houfe would probably take No- tice of and might find a Method for bringing the Cafe before which would certainly not only a but a between the two - any without being a msy that the as it now may probably be attended with moll fatal if this Oath of Secrecy be to Part of this I the Amendment will be agreed But I I am the Oath for ] think the Proceedings of all Courts of ought to be in the open and public that the impartial World may have an Opportunity judge of and that the Judges may meet with that general they may which the when fully wili always A good and an upright Judge X will never defire to make a Secret of any Part of his Pro X but a wicked one certainly will from $ the Authority we who they are that love rather than Light and no I that A has a due Regard for that can ever be for in- y them in their a For this I am this Oath of Secrecy q in general but if it without this we x my the Doors of this Houfe k that Information which we ought carefully to feek and attend to I mean the Behaviour and X ings of Courts for not only the Public x bat the and Liberties of this may be deeply affected by the Behaviour and Proceedings of q fuch either by Sea or Land If the Members of 0 once came to be more cf of their General or than of the 6 ment of this they may manage it as in a few x Years to let that General or that Admiral above the Re- $ of either or both of But how we make our if we part X with that Power which alone makes it terrible What is 5 it that makes the of this Houfe terrible to v Evil Doers It is our being the Grand of the q tion Can we perform that if Men are tied up Q by Oath from making any X I notwithstanding this we may have a Proof of the and of fome Part of $ the we order them to be laid % before and from we be e- very interlocutory Jewell as the final X were and or of the dangerous to our Liberties may even vote them % with a Contradicente prefixed to our $ would ferve only to bring us into Contempt with the as well as the Army for we could proceed no We could neither impeach nor order in a of Pains and without fome Proof as to the particular Men who concurred in that or in and this we effectually debar if we the Amendment by the Sentence and all would appear to have and be equally guilty and fuch a Court-Martial would certainly take when they came to there be no By nor with to the Army at we render it for us to perform that which has always hitherto made this Houfe a Check upon the Ambition of wicked Men and whether this be our or with the Security of our I Gentlemen will before they give a Negative to this T H U R S D A Y's FOREIGN January 15. N the 11 th the Grand who has continued in that Office about nine was and exiled to and the is appointed to aft as till the Arrival of who is fent for from Aleppo to him it is reckoned it will be near two Months before he can reach this He is a Man of great Experience and Feb. 12. The Levies in this Country are It ill continued with the Vigour and every Day arrive from the different So great a Quantity of hath fallen for fome Days that the which was very deep in many is entirely Count Brown fet out Morning for Feb. 4. the Margrave Charles to this Place from Berlin and this Day we expect the Arrival of the Prince of and Prince On the 2d three Waggons loaded with Money for the Military were brought to this City from under a La ft Night 2 Men belonging to the wera ordered to fet out for Berlin to bring hither from Places a great of Fire We have lately received from a very pathetic to the Regency of this Country and the Chamber of the in which the Inhabitants of that Place complain bitterly of the extreme to which they are and the great Scarcity in all that Country and they further that they receive iome they mult inevitably For the alleviating ia fome a Collection hath been both in City and at his hath alio a Co 0 o I Quantity of Corn to be fent to that Place from his Feb. 22. According to our Advices from Paris of the 18th the General in and other Officers who are to be employed in the Army intended for the Lower were not yet and 'tis now faid that Army will hardly be in Motion before the 15th of next They are to be joined in their Way through this Country by a Body of 3000 which is to be formed of Detachments from the \6 Battalions remaining in the They received on Friday laft their Orders for holding in to march upon the and is the Place appointed for their Feb. 15. We have Advice from that the Houfe of hath publicly the of M. its at the Diet of the as having voted in that on the 17th ult. in direct to his This fter hath hereupon been and Orders given to the of to in the Name of the Princes of that they entirely accede to the Suffrage of the Elector of and the other Princes who concurred with him in the fame Feb. 26. The Brigantine of this Capt John arrived at fhe made the Ifland Jhe was attacked by two Privateers of eight and ten and 100 Men Ibe he beat off and fo much that fhe bore away the after an Fight of three was alfo that as well its the ether was their and back to Martinico to Feb. 18. We are all in the Terror and on account of the made by the they have a long Time but have at length put it into for on laft a laden with Corn for Mr. coming up the River as high as was by about armed with &c which they immediately and carried off in Triumph they have fince taken out all the fet fire the and turned her which being by a Men lying at they the and towed her up to the where fhe now a Spectacle to their Fury and We have alfo Advice that about 400 intend us a on which account we are now moving from the Grainery fait as Feb. 22. A Proclamation is the apprehending of Edmund of in the County of with his Accomplices John William Michael Kelly and Barney all of in the faid and fome other whole Names are not yet on the 22th ult. forcibly broke into the Houfe of Michael of in the Jaid and carried away Margaret the only Daughter of Anthony of New ir. the County of and forced her from Place to until the faid Edmund after a pretended celebrated by one a defied the faid Margaret March i. The delivered laft Saturday Morning by the King to Mr. to be by him to the Hon. Houfe of was as followeth GEORGE R. ' His agreeably to his Royal for the ' Sake of and of Example to the ' and for the Safety and Honour of the ' was determined to have let the Law take its ' with relation to Admiral as upon Monday ' and refitted all Sollicitations to the * But being that a Member of the Houfs ' of who was a Member of the ' which tried the faid in applied ' to the in of and other Members of the faid praying Aid of * ment to be from the Oath of Secrecy on order ro on Sentence of Death on the faid Admi rhe ' of which may fhew the Sentence to oe ' his has fit to * of the in order th re may au ' of knowing by fe pa rate * Members of the upon what ' there U tor the above * Flis is determined to let this earned into it that Admiral was faid G.