Chester Chronicle Or Commercial Intelligencer, November 20, 1775

Chester Chronicle Or Commercial Intelligencer

November 20, 1775

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Chester Chronicle Or Commercial Intelligencer (Newspaper) - November 20, 1775, London, Middlesex ERGIAlf Price TWO PENG TE L L 1 G E MO N Y November THURSDAY NIGHTS From the HE per amongft the horned cattle is again and hits fpread itfelf from Aix la Cha pelle to Mentz great numbers of cows are ready Genoa According to feveral let great parations are carrying onat Cartha die troops are confiderably sut the 3 P Friday called to the Bar of the and interrogated nearly to the Rowing purport How long had he refided in Two of thofe years in the capacity of Governor of Was he acquainted with any of the Members of the Continental Congrefs He waj perfonally acquainted with all the Members of that In what eftimation was the Congrefs In the Wgheft veneration imaginable by all ranks and orders of Was an obedience paid to the refolu tijjns of that Congrefs throughout all the Provinces He fcelteved this to be the men had been raifed throughout tkeprovinel of Twenty thou ftnd cffeeHveinen had voluntarily enrolled themfelves to ettterinto aiftual femcelf neceffity Of what and condition were thefe Men of the moft refpedtable characters all hopes of pacific negotiations In the opiiion of the witnefs it When the witnefs prefented the petition to the Secretary of Statej was he aflced any queftions relative to the ftate of America Not a fingle After thishe was and to foitie queftions put to except in the cafe he the Americans would have no objection to acknowledgethe fove reignty of Great That he knew nothing of the proceedings of they were generally tranfafted underthe featoF that in cafe a formidable force mould be fent to Afeerica in fupport of he did not imagine there were many who would openly profefs fubmiffion to authority of HOUSEoF COMMON the Gentleman had pointed more meritorious it would luve been to payWs Ma jeftys than fquander away the national trea fure in afts of fuch a nature as would make the moft obdurate feel and He iuipccted the honourable Member was as ignorant of the true difpofition of the gracious who for fo long a time has filled the throne of thefe as he was of the nature of the which he called a wanton effufion of will tell him con tinued his that his like the true father of his more zealous and anxious for their intereiisj and their than his has foregone every confidera tion he has kept back his own in Order to room for thofe of his At four oclock the houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of Ways and Means for raifing the fup ply granted to As fobn as Sir Charles Whit worth had taken the Lord North and after briefly ftating the amount of the and the vays and pointed out the probable neceffity there would be of laying another Culling on the as the produce of the land and with the overplus monies arifing from the Sinking would not be fufficient to provide for the military and naval arrangements already made that when the land and malt deficiencies of laft year were de dufted out of the prefent If America mould and the war it was very probable there might be confiderable favings butin the pre fent fituation of nothing certain could be de pended He mould therefore move the Commit that the Land Tax for the year be in the Sir Jofeph Manvbey objected very ftrongly to the additional He faid the war was unnecefla ry and wanton and rt was difficult to determine there fpeaJungi about his iafteadof re minding Parliament of his very urgent he has only defired it to take care of the general in tcrefts of his and their honour care fully avoiding foinuch as to hint at his own wants till the great national objefts hall befirft The Gentleman feems with great that the are determined to tarn their tobacco plantations into corn I beg leave to differ fromthe honourable Gentler and that from authority on which de pend they are not fo infatuated to forego the fingular advantages they enjoy from bene ficial He mother country reaps much the larger part of the grofs In he equally miftaken from the beft intelli gence I have been able to I that the pro fits are divided in the proportion of feyen to Ame and three to He likewife exagge rates the duties upon much beyond true eftimate by the latett return comedo my I that the duty in England Were not a confiderable number of them en tirely deftitute of property It prefumed fromfolarge a number as twenty thou there were fome but the major part were in fiouriihing Befides thofe twenty thoufand who voluntarily enrolledthewfelyes to as exigencies might Vrhat other forced had the provincials of Pennfylvania sailed Fow thoufand minute whofe du ty was pointed oTit by their They were Teftty for fefvice at a minutes Did the province of Pennfylvania grow corn tfee f its inhabitants rriord Ifere was a furplus for if Whether they are capable of making gunpow in They perfeftly under ftopd the andJtad effected i Q Could faltpetre be made in the province It could mills and other inftruments for ingiuch an undertaking had been with Could cannonbecaft in The art of cafting cannon had been carried to great per they were amply furnifhed with iron for the Could fmall arms be made to any degree of perfection To as great a degree of as could be The workmanfliip employed in finishing the fmall arms was univerfally admired for its Were die Americans expert r Mpic fo than the Ta what extent of tonnage did the largeft of their hipping amount A fhip of about three hundred tons was the largeft they were known to Circumftanced as things at prefent did the witnefs that the language of the congrefs exprefled the fenfe of the people of America in ge As far as this queftion applied to Penn he was fure this was the cafe for the other he replied in the affirmative from information Did he fuppofe that the ccngrefs contained de legates fairly nominated by the choice of the people He had doubt but that the congrefs did contain delegates chofen under this By what mode were the delegates in congrefs appointed By the votes of aflemblies in fome ISy ballot in In what light had the which the witnefs had prefented to the been confidered bv the Americans The petition had been con fideredas an olive and the witnefs had been complimented by his as the meflenger of On the fuppofition that the prayer of this pe tition fliould be what did the witnefs ima gine would be the confequcnce That the who placed much reliance on the peti wouldbe driven tj defperation by its non l Did the witnefs that fooner than yield to what were fuppofed to be the unjuft claims of Great the Americans would take the de refolutiorf of calling in the aid of foreign affiftaoce The witneis was appreheafive that this would be the What did the witnefs recollect of the ftamp That it caufed great uneafinefs throughout What did the witnefs concerning the repeal of that The anniverfary of that memorable day is kept throughout by every teftimony of public fuch as illu and other exhibitions Would not the with which thf laft pe tition was iadvice whether it was moft founded in folly or the manner in which thofe qualifications are and though fourfiftHsvoted for rhe increufe of the our correipotidefit therewas more landed property iri the minority b7 a than in the inajcrity xviio for the additional Extra a of a An edict is juit publifhedhere which profcribes the of Freemafons in every part ofche Kings The John Wefley at Mat laflr Sunday to a very crowded on 2 i4 Lo I have and have done but thofe flieep what have they done largely expatiated on the fins of England Sve He pathetically defcribed tlte dire the noife of villages Involved with pillarsof fife and in of wounded and dying foldiersj dillrefles of fighs arid tears of helplefs High and young and feemsd af fected with fMc elaborate difcourfe for fcarce a dry ejje in that lafge After the fermon a good collection was made at the church for fupport of the widows and children of thofe foldiers who were on the of The prayer appointed to be ufid of tumults was read by the Curate of the pariih of On Sunday feven three villains broke into the hbufe of a baker in Winchefter by of a picklock key but the houfe having been attempted Sundays nearly about the fame a pjrpper guard was kept and robbers had hardly when the foremoit receiveda him Johnjlon that however unacquainted he might be with parliamentary he ob fince the commencement of the prefent it was expected by the friends of that propofitibn of however or fliould be This to him was a moft extraordinary nor eouid he fee to what end parliament if they only affem bled to not to He for the fake of that the Mini Her would ftand when he came to demand the public mo and tell the houfe to what purpofc he really to apply corMtry the additional land taXjas the nrff happy fruitsof the American Hartley fpoke againft American and condemned the as forming a part of He faid that this additional grantof which it was computed the milling increafc would amount added to the whole produce of the Sinking would ftill leave us under the neceffity of anticipat ing that fund for the year at leaft and the moft curious circumftance attending this af fair that we hall never fee a hilling of this mo ney at leaft in the fhape of a tar for the noble and all his brethren in have re peatedly declared that the idea of taxation is roman tic it has been fcouted out of all good and treated as the reveries of a What then are we fighting for It is no longer a war of but a war of It has been much infifted that neither ourfends nor com merce have felt any effects from this great State con The reafon is very the exportation continued from America till the roth of September The commodities of the refpeftive colonies an fwered in the place of remittances if the merchants here have received no they have continued to receive their The if has been rather favourable to the and ma nafacluring Among the advantages arifing from the trade of that I fhall only men tion that of the tobacco This is on the very eve of I fhall not point out the immenfe advantages derived to this country from that trade I fhall only that the lands formerly ap propriated to its will foon be laid wafte or fuppofing they are will be turned into corn by which means this country will lofenear half a and the very revenue above This will be the confequence in one which will lead us to form fome opinion of the numerous evils the prefent meafures will be produc tive Baldwin he had all atong fupported in expectation that a revenue jvvas to be obtained in as a means of alleviating the burthens of this which were almoft become but finding that objeft as un worthy of for his he believed he fhculd find himfelf under the neceffity of changing his fen as the motives from whence they arofe could no longer He that the Mi nuter would direftly explain otherwife he mould fuppofe he had altered his and con fcquently fuch as entertained thofe they firft fet out muft differ from as the noble in fuch an muft be deemed to differ from 11 LI4C4 L r per and in to on Tjhe niade their efcapeimme per honourable Gentleman Mr k is one of them was wouiid Ealdwiii takes it for that this country has ed by th fame killed his relinquifhed every claim of for the purpofe ofnlffnls Hrpp half ouii of raifing a I believe my worthy friend has miftaken my or I have not been fortu nate enough to explain myfelf lufficiently When his Majeftys minitters that the idea of taxation was they never intended by that expreffion than that it was abandoned for the prefent that to explain it that taxation was but a matter of iecondary when the fupremacy and kgifladve authority of this coun try were at his Majeftys minifters fpoke in the general terms above alluded I would liaye my honourable friend perfectly never tilti matcly twiffotit tueir It is they left rica at liberty to choofe the mode they imagined that that country would be content to have the tax originate with This is the true feufe of the which fome gentlemen manifeftly mif interpret and which I Jhould be forry my honour able friend mould miftake or It is certain that I do not think a tax levied on this footing will ever fwell to any very confiderable amount but it is neceffary it mould be infifted and becaufe to enfure your legiflarive au thority and commercial itwillbe aftu ally necefcly you fliould combine it with a otherwife you will never be able one into execution without ftill exerciling the thougtfno kind of advantage mould arife from The main queftion was then and paffed in the and was ordered to be reported to pair and three were found of him that was killed provesto formerly employed in Eaft but had beentranlport ed fome time ago for The fellows had got to takeoff the The nominated Sheriffs by the the Council at the Exche on the igth day of pf the reign of George the Thirdj and in the year of John of OverTably William Tat ten the youngerj of Withinfhaw John of Miller of Shipleyj Henry of Derby Ifaac Hawkins of John of Halfton Thomas Jelf of Berwick Dudley of Milli Henry Vernon of HiltplVj John of Leeke William of Bacon of Campfall Giles of Sir of r For the remainder of this Days P oft fee page of this Exlratf ofa letter from Laft night arrived at the Pallas tranf from after a fage of fourweeks and fix days in which ihip came home General who landed here this and fct out immediately for Laft about ten in town exprefs from with difpiltdies for the particulars of whichareISbt yet It is faid that choice harh been Lord Howe and Barrington whoupon is to be made an Admiral to fettle the conciliatory incafnres plan with the American ccagrefs or xipon toenforce the meafures ot the The Charles James who vacated his feat for the borough is reehcfen Without Letters from Gibraltar that the Emperor of Morocco has flopped all communication with that garrifon tillhe has received his annual which he infills on having ball and the Governor has thathe cannot comply with his dcmraids till he has orders from A N G S E Y H U N GENTLEMEN of the HUNT are de fired to the on the evening of the at the Bulls in r TERENeEPRENDERGAST To be Sattdby At the GOLDEN in the city on day the 30fh daycf between the houirvot four and Vuven in the to fuch conditions thtn and there THE valuable called CoTTONAB EOT Othetwife fituate in the parifh of in tlie county of aboat meafu red miles froni the cky oi and half a mile from the na vigable navv from CJiciter and and conliAing of a capital mcffuagecr ing with convenient and of two hundred and lixty ftatute acres cf and pailuie John the prefent ivili fiiew the and further pnrticulars be had by applying to or in Cheliur or Wright of Vole Letty in the city of Cbejlsry And entered upon in wherein the late Sev Prefcou A Houte overagainft wherein Brett with a fixftalled and a yardr or large garden adjoining houfe is very lareCj and may be fuitable for a Gertie A plot has been difcovered at Lifbon the Prime by blowing him up with der and an Italian was executed by tearing him tq pieces with for being fuppofed privy to the The horfes had not ftrength to com plete the horrid fentcnce but the mercy of the exe cutioner at laft difpatched the poor unhappywretch by fuffocating him with his We hear that hath fettled a year on Macaulay for her and fo fecured jt to no alteration of fentiment or opinion UrTttortb noVentered into wide he dan reverfe the endeavoured to anlwer A No wonder that the landtax bill for few that had been urged inthe the He I fliiflings In the was earned by folargqia he was fure the honourable Gentleman wio majority as four to for fifppofed the finking in the courfe of the year was cgre gioufly acebrdihg toWie prefent eftimates sad it provide againft every igencvj or He j At y an iUUl j a moderate three fourths of the majority do not come within the denomination of j Tlie to the ftreet will make a There is a vault urder and under pajt of tha A large the Lower over the Grocers To be and fallen the next about 300 oak now growing on an eftate in the holding of Robert in near Inquire of BE AMefluage or late the Falcon fituate in the Norchgateftreet with a and yards and one foot of a thereto And fix newbuilt and con Wallslane now in the pofleffion And Three newerefted in Wallsla Northgateftreet now in the holding of Samuel PIK landed men of this country forthough their quali fications are by law required to be fix hundred and and And To be Samuel Pughs To be a larjre quantity of on PC ard three Fort all in good cverv one is well acquainted For nartitjilar re at ;