London Country Journal, April 8, 1738

London Country Journal

April 08, 1738

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Issue date: Tuesday, April 8, 1738

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Publication name: London Country Journal

Location: London, Middlesex

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Years available: 1732 - 1738

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London Country Journal (Newspaper) - April 8, 1738, London, Middlesex The �eriean Conqueits, make ^yejal pious Refleiiions upon God's great Pmyidence, in hayirig, at his appointed Tiifte for cony^$ing (kofi Natkttt to the Cbrifiian ^f/i-giqn, and giving them to t}ie Spe(-niards ^ a Reward for doipg itj difcover'd the Ufe of the Load- How ridiculogs foever This mayfcem to a Trotefiaat,^fii� Spamardf wovAA. laugh as much in their Turn, ihould We tefl T^era th�t, in prdfr a> �ftorfe the Cbriftitm JteligijBn jto it? OrigJHal Fufi ty, ftrfpt, all /its hoaiaaGlofiiM, Qod peiMitted the Diifcevwy of that.;iii-eftimaHe Bleffisgi die o^PniwriNCi But'ftjotild We go farther, and affect th|t Pr^m manier 4 Jbow, 1 Ay, would ^ej and their Indians ftare, to hear-th�t �ut only Guard againffyarfi6.)�rr/^/(? it}ven. t'ms k tiU Jrt ^ Printings and tlie free Ufe, which hath beaimadeof k? Yet the Advaijt^es of it~to Mankind are not confined to,tbo/e Gountrks only, >^,hi � � i- I do not pretend to any great Knowledge in the Com-VionLato, siA therefore fljall treat tbis Pari efibeSuljeS no ^otherwife than as it is joinM with fome Remarks on the ^atu$f fiatt, and a * Book publifli'd a few Years ago, , in, order to juftify foine extraordinary P,qjpcedj|igs upon Libels i a Nacae too. commonl;^ fix*d upcm alUWritipgs, ^ich giy:ePl'eace, and lay 0^ the Wpa?T3gg!E8,(rf".Jl&� in'Potver, THE firft Aft, which hathjmyRelation to sgr pre-fentSub5ea,�.sTbat oi ^afd the ij?, Intitjed^ t JV1�^ 1 fi'ill reptr'tpindiereus -fSms^ ii!ker�lbs,D^c9r^:^ia,j\^r^f, it lays; * forafmw^ as Acre have Wn beforj? by. the cmmpn Lata, ?nd ceafdd to, fo, upon the Expiration pf tbof?^ Siatutei. It is therefore trace Jffair through the feveral,jias;,whi^h have ei^er e?^ptefly menuon'd, or have any poffible Rdadon to it. ^ Thje next Aft v?as in the Reign of Riebard the 2d, intitjied, .�'.[ tbe Penalty far telling of Jlanderout Lies of the great Mkh ej fhje Mainii which hath ^the fpi-lowing Claufe. , - \ " Itenif oi Devifers of falfe NetpSfp^aci qtborfiplemi faljeLjei of Prelates^ p^es^ Earls, Barons, zxid. other Nobks, and. great Mm of the Realrn, {iff. of Things, which by the ;^?d Prelates, Lords, Neiiles, and Officers aforefaid,. were nfever spoken, done, iior thought.'^* Jtt then jn%s. -the Penalty, by.Reirere|Qce, the fame asThat:of,^2/w�ri!^,jth5 i^i/by wluch Means, the Repi|� , tatiops ofi^rf-^/^^a were .made as facred, as ^Ijliat of: the. ^ng, andlhought as neceffary for the Pnrferyatioo QgBc�s expreil^ in the^j^ tje ex- ** pgundp4 to esteflid to th^eV.^^?, tjiat now is, gnd/to i%lfec^9J?i'mg^ti%Jr^|arid^^ >f ^Ainifeiw#i�H0ns/fh4tt fir *\:!tii0iftuil^, Qr.#^^?^i-/^ tM^the^^^ " Life^ is not, or OBght hot tbbe, J^ff^ff, &c. And if any P^ion,,.XJr ftr&Rs,. tk?^^:0^i^^gyMrf^^ '*:deedr^or^^jbpmjBJtiiainyx^ QfeaueespforglM^, it. ^* &allbeadiuaged\ff^ii^?>^rii�: theia^. iecf is HighTre^. inVthe Kfejgn Dt Sesry the 8ch; it .wai^finaftdd; ^* ** that kOiiilixH^i-Srea/BS to. wi&or defitei by Wards or " . or to imagine, invent,.or^attempt aay ' ^nd Pramcej tl^t took theirRiie iniUSiarChamber.. � It isobfervablethat bur Statute Seek begins'>ith- ebft* firmmg the great Charter, in the 9th Yew of .Sk�ry the 3d; which feems-io imply thztther/did Charter'^ind the' � at that Time, were bound, or puniffiable; and-firoin : . ^ that Tipje; there cpuld be rootbp Gr/w, but what tooil be dedared fo hy Statute.'Laai,Axi which jiot? piily the * Crime,, but- the Pnmjhment annex'd to it, maft be dti^aredj ^' =5. as well as virho are (0 be the Judges-oiit.,. if itis not to be try'd according to the great^Charter Tha:t is b;^ a Juryef-twelve-Men. Crimes^ xyhich werd forme>ly puni&^^ ' '  -  th?.�;?7;Bfi�I/7W, have from-th? unhappy incrpfe of themV -and, the Depravity of the People,'5hadVri.'�*ft�)ffff� MP;^^^ : .; nijhment by the Statute. Law;- bjil?I beliei^e \fcw- oi: none: ' r  . have ever had their Penalties mitigated hy it., 'VS ^ v ^ ^ C :i;?: I- Another Thing, which, ought always to he remember'*; in Afiairis triable by Jurieis upon^ Statute-Lam, isthae they mull either atquit or condemn^ according to the Statutei i.criminiglPdrt\loteH:^mdih^^^ � �iniAP8=fowi?i_inTtfee'Cowi3y5jP^�#�tf jf^fi^-''�^EHiotld^^a^.naeRy l^iows-ftri^bet^iv^ ' hisP^ifc pr.AeinJ^f J�'4� stf thi?tted^,jS^ A ofibisTSrfii if it were of any rBoflpe, ^^g^t |,  Tb*I>tarf�e iftibeii4M>t^i.0i fX^Uttiiiedr i*'! Harm iie done id the JSjijf, ^-^ilmi or- theirjfeo-/ apperjnt. v. ^. ./ r.". . .: .to the.%�f�, &c. ^ Or to a|^, ^' :ficA re the fame ire; �diabBfe!di?t^i^ " itameni) iHMt any onie fdrHeular: P-erfm-ki'^oxtm^iM-� be, fl�r aiid Sutceffer iothe^en, cxneverdii&^ ;le(s �^'not^unl^iiie�bIe^ and wh^i^^Co^iifbiwafi ikfi^^ pxiv^cf, -itt'thts PamcDhrr, either at home or^n>ad.|'i^: wilt be necefilrff taind3teibitte Ob&mdons vpon -Yilhar-hath been ^r�ed^ aientKx^d ; and to Aew liutt no ^o*^?r ,-reB�ina ofj9iiiHlh�g,in' theManscroow con^d:^7' any of thefe Ms, before we ttaoe Ae ^thtr Part tf-our-mp *^ nHdi.VhH,-aitdMaf^ C0p, 3. \\Ed.e.eap. AZ, tbHen. 9. Cap. ly ;