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   Morning Chronicle And London Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 16, 1775, London, Middlesex                                Numb 1763 } Price Two-pence Half-pen 1 D R U R Y -LANE, By His  MAJESTY's  COMPANY, AT the  Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, THIS EVENING, will be prefented The DISTRESSED MOTHER. Oreftes, Mr. SMITH ; Pyrrhusj Mr. PALMER; Pylades, Mr. Packer;     Phoenix, Mr. Ufher ; Hermione, -Mifs  YOUNGE; Cleone, Mrs.Jobnftoo ;     Ceph fa, Mifs Piatt j Andromache, Mrs. YATES. To which will be added (for the 8th time) a Medley Pantomime Entertainment, called HARLEQUIN'S JACKET : .   Or, The NEW YEAK's GIFT. With New  M U SIC and   OVERT U R E. Harlequin,  Mr.  WRIGHT; The other characters by Mr. Gtimaldi, Mr. Davies, Mr, Mefllnk, Mr Burton, Mr. Wrighten, Mr, Waldron, Mr. Lamam, Mr, Wheel r, Mr. Evecard, Mr, Griffiths^ Mr. Legg, Mr. Fawcett, Mr. Kear, Mr. Carpenter, Mr. Blan-chard, Mr. Watkins. Mafter Blanchard, Mrs. Brad-fhaw, Mrs. Millidge, &c. - Columbine,; Mrs.  SUTTON. Boxes js. Pit 3s. - Firft Gailery a�. Upper Gal. is. Places for the boxes to be had of Mr. Johnftpn, at Sieftage-door. No perfons admitted behind the fcenes, nor any money; returned after the curtain isdrawn op. The doors will be opened at five, and begin at fix o'clock.    ' Ki  The DISTRESSED MOTHER, Oreftes, Mr. B A RR Y 5 Pyrrhus, Mr. B"E N S L E Y j Pylades, Mr. Clinch j     Phoenix, Mr. L'Smnge; Adromache, Mrs. HARTLEY j Cephifa, Mifs Dayes;   ~ Cleo) e,. Mifs Pearce j Hermione, Mrs. BARRY. To which will be added, A New Paftoral Mafque, and Pantomime interfperf I ed, cal ed The   DRUIDS. \*ith ALTERATIONS and an Additional Scene. Harlequin, Mr. LEWES 5 Pantaloon", Mr. BANKS; Simon, Mr. Hollingfworth; Gardner, Mr. Cufhing ; Squi e, . Mr. Fearon. Druids, -Mr. Reinhold, Mr. Booth, &c. Venus; MifsBROWN. The; reft of the characters by Mr. Mattocks, Mr: Du-Bel!amy. Mr. Thornpfon, - Mr. Fox, and Mr. Baker ; Mrs. Baker, Mifs Ogilvie, Mifs Dayes, M s. Wiliems, - Mrs. Pitt, and Mrs. Whitefield , Colombine, MifsWILDt. The Dances incident to the Mafque by Mr. Aldridge, Monf. Helme, DaiguevMe, Mifs Va- lois, Signora Vidini, and others. Boxes 5s.   Pit ^s.   Firft Gallery. 2s,  Upper Gal is Places for the boxes to be taken of Mr. Sarjant (oniy).at the ftage door. Tr* doors to be opened at five, and begin at fix o'clock. No perfons admitted behind the fcenes, nor any money returned after the curtain is drawn up. A H ANO VER-SQU A RE. MESSRS. BACH and ABEL take the liberty to acquaint the Nobility and Gentry, SUBSCRIBERS to their Concert, that the Tickets will be. delivered on THIS DAY, the 16th of January, and every day after,, from eleven till two o'clock, at Mr. Bach's -houfe, No. 80, Newman-flreet.. KING's ARMS TAVERN,  Cornhill, January 11, 1775. T a very numerous  Meeting of the Merchants, Traders, and others, concerned in the American Commerce, agreeable to adjournment. THOMAS LANE, Tfq; in the Chair. The Committee informed the Meeting that they had prepared the Petition propofed at their laft meeting, Moved, that the faid Petition be read. It was read accordingly. RESOi.VED unanimoufly, That the Petition now prefented and read, is approved of by this Meeting. RESOLVED unanimoufly, That the above-mentioned Petition be fairly engrafted, under the infpe&ion of the fame Committee who prepared it, with the addition of Mr. STRETTLE,   > Mr. WATSON, and J-foi the Provlnc* of Quebec. -Mr. HUNTER, 3 GREED, That the faid Committee be defired to attend the  figning and preferring the fame to the Houfe of Commons, and to prepare and di^eft fuch evidence as may be necefiary for proveing the allega -tions of the faid Petition, and for fupporting the fame. RESOLVED unanimoufly, That the Committee be defired to oil another Meeting of the Merchants, Traders, and others con cerned in the American Commerce, as foon as they know the fate of the Petition in the Houfe of Common?, in order that the public may be properly informed thereof. 1 RESOLVED unanimoufly, That the Minutes of this Meeting be fairly tran-: fcribedand infertedin the Public Morning and Even-I ing Papers.  ~ Signed by the Chairman, (COPY) THOMAS-LANE, Chairman. H. Hall, Rofe Fuller, Flo. Vaffall, John Ellis, J. Kennion, Neill Malcom, Philip Gibbes, Thomas Walker, Wm. Gunthorpe, George Chandler, Mich. M'Nemara. I Thur/day Morning will be publijhei, A NEW EDITION inrOflavo, price 2s. SPEECH of EDMUND BURKE, Efq; on AMERICAN TAXATION, April..9, 1774. Printed for J.Dodfley in Pall-mall. This Day are puhlijbed, Price One Shilling, FREE THOUGHTS on the PROCEEDINGS of the CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, hid at Philadelphia, September 5.1774 : wheiein their Errors are exhibited, their Rtaforiings confuted, and the iatal-tendency^if their Non-Importation, Non-Exportation, and Non-ConfumptionMeafures are laid open to" the plaineft understandings"; and the only means 'poirted outforprefervingand fecurinc; our prefent happy Conftitution. In a Letter to the Farmers and other inhabitants of Hbrth America in general, and to thofe of the province of New York in particular. By  a  FAR M E R. Hear me, for I W I L L fpeak ! New York printed, London re-printed for Richard-fon and Urquhart at the Royal Exchange. 7775, All the violent fupporters of the proceedings of the late Congrefs have fliewn the utmoft abhorrence of thefe Free Thoughts, which ferye to convince, and open the.eyes of the beguiled farmers. The pamphlet, when the laft veffel failed for England, was hung up, tarred and'feathered j "and James Rivington threatened with the fame fate for prefuming to print it. B R I T I S H    P I L L S, For Bilious Complaints, and all Diforders of the Stomach and Bowels. IT is needlefs to .expatiate upon the importance of this medical difcovery, particularly to the inhabitants of Great Britain, aftUcled, as they frequently art, with'wind, indig.ftion, cholics, fpafms, deje&ion of fpirits, and;'a numerous train of nervous, and hypoch6ndriac- affeelions,* evidently proceeding from richhefs otdjet, and irregularity .of climate; in al| which, whether independent of, or concomitant . with, any other principal ailment, the Britifh. Pills, fiave been long firice adminiftefed to both fexes with conftahtfuccefs; inf6much,that feveral refpedtable perfons,/who gave them'a fair trial, and felt their efficacious and Mutary effects, judge it an objeft of public concern to -favour the jrtaces of fale with the fandtion of their names.  A queftion will naturally occur, who is the Author ? A Phyfician of acknowledged repute,.  who has'devoted his ftudyprofeffe'dly to'this branch/ -but .declinescfrom a'fenfe of delicacy, inferring his name at large; ready, however, to difctofe. himfelf to priya e patients;,who may command his advice^ and .rW.urjienit.cafes, a perfohaL- vifit gratis. Upon thefe principles^ he claims attention and favour. Sold, with proper-diieftions, in b xes at eacK by Richardfonrand Urquhart, a't the Royal Ex'change; F. Newbery, the corner of-St. Paul's Church Yard ; R. nymott, opporue Somerfet-heufe, in the Strand, and W.' Davis, corner of Sackville-ftreet, Pisc^dilly. KING'S ARMS TAVERN, Corkhill,: i    , January n, 17. 5. To the MERCHANTS, TRADERS, and others^ concerned  in ihe AMERICAN COMMERCE:   ' THE Petition unani.noufly agreed on here This Day, will be 1 eaty for figning on Frid.iy next, at Twelve, o'clock, at this houfe, and will be continued here every day (Sundays excepted) from, twelve till three o'clock. untilThprfday the 19th in-ftant. .  4.  ' - - By rirder of the Committee, (Copy) THOMAS LANE, Chairman. ; To Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, Golden rqoare. SIR. N Gratitude to you for the Benefit my Wife has tece-ved by your Maredant's Drops, \ here fend yau her cafe to publifli, if you llun'-i pioper, ,in Ord�r to convince the public of the efficacy of that invaluable: med'eine. - About a year and a half 2go, fhe was feized with violent pains in her head, fo bud that it almoft took away her eye-fight,, her lsgs fwelled and broke out into blotches, in one was two large holes, attended with the lofs of appetite and of reft, fhe fcarre getting five hours deep in a week for feveral months to^ttW, by which means fhe was red'.iced almoft to a fltele'on ; .for ap^l^d 6 feveral of the faculty but without relief, a phyfician and an eminent furgeon both te!ling ber that her difor-dfr .was fo.inveterate, that it never cou'd be cured; iu ;h!s fituation fhe was, wlien one of your books containing an account of the wonderful cures performed by the [.ufeof your Mar'edtnt's D ops, accidentally falling into my hand', I perfuaded her to try them, after taking a few bottles, the above-mentioned complaints were re-moved, caufing the difprde-- to take a different turn as you told her they would. Her head and face l'w'elled to an immoderate degree, large blotch's appearing all over her body as' big as crown pieces, one of her eyes was ent:rely clofed up, the humour which iflued from it, was fo corrofive, that wha'ever part of her face and neck it touched, it fleaed the (kin off", her arms and legs vrsre entirely without (kin, which rendered her a help-lefs (hocking fpefbcle. Affured 'by'ynnfif the certainty of her cure, and encouraged by the relief which /he found from her internal .complaints (he-regularly continued the ufe of the Drops, until they had perfected her cure. She now enjoys as good a ftate of health as ever (he did, is fie� from blemifh and complaints of every kind, for which you have the fincere thanks of her, and of your much, obliged humble fervant, Thomas Yates, Green-ftreet, Theobald's Road, near Red Lion-fquars, Aug. 45,1774. Witneffes, Thomas S mpfon, New North, ftreet, Rer1-Lipn--fquare, Elizabeth How, and Mary Goulding, Green-ftree'. Thefe Drops are fold (by-Mr. Norton's appointment) at Mr. Kearfly's, No. 46, in Fleet-ftreet; Mr. Iyth'5, bookfeller, Finch-lane, Cornhill j Mr. BurchelJ, the Anodyne Necklace, Long-acre ; Mr. Lane's, book, feller, No. 13, Aldgate High-ftreer; P. Snatwell'.-, oppofite the Adelphi Buildings, Strand 5 Mrs. Pidding-ton's mu(ic-(hop, No. 78, Snow-hill, Weft Smithfield ; Mr. Robertfon's, the corner of Cro(by-fquare, Bi(hopf-gate-ftreetj at Deering's carpet-watehoufe in Newport-ftreet, Long-acre ; Mr. Smith's, No. 15, Pateinofter-row; Pryer's floor-cloth warehouse, facing Craven-flrect^. Strand; Mr. Street's, No. 39, in the Borough ; at No. 22j in Fetter-lane; Mr.Newron's, the corner of Union-ftteet, Weftmiofter ; Mr. Briftol's', . tobacconift, Strat. ford ; Mr. Bethwin's, Greenwich ; Mr. Forreft's, jewel-..lerjnear the Red Lion, Highgate; and at Mr. Sanman Rahd's, Dar ford. #* Any perfon, (till doubtful of the efficacy of this Medicina, may (by applying to Mr. Norton, furgeon.the weft'fide of Goiden-fquare, near Piccadilly, London,, the only Author and Proprietor, where they are fold in bottleB at 6s. each) be. more fully convinced of their effecls, by being referred to many people of credit, who have been cured of the' leprofy, fcurvy, ulcers, the evil, fiflulas, piles, long continued inflimmations of the eyes, and every other diibrder arifmg- from a foulnefs in the blood. They may be taken in any feafon, without the lead inconvenience or hindrance of bufi-nefs. They alfb perfeft digeftion, and amazingly create an appetite. None are genuine but what are figned by John Norton, in h s own hand-writing, and in fqnare bottles, with the following Infcription on them,, viz. John Noilm, only Proprietor and Author cf Martian?s, Dropt, London Tavern, Bilhopfgat:-ftreet, January 3, 1775. AT a GENERAL MEETING of the WEST-INDIA MERCHANTS, the Chairman produced a Letter which he received, fign.d by feveral Gentlemen of the Weft India lflands, of which the following is a copy : To BEESTON LONG, Efq; Chairman of the Society of Weft-India Merchants, at the London-Ta-. vern. "SIR, London, Jan. 1, 1775. " The very alarming fituation in which the Weft-India lflands are placed, by the late American proceedings, induces us to apply to you, as Chairman of the Society of Weft-India Merchants; to requeft,. that they will not come to any Refelution as a fe;>arate body, at their next mseting, but that they will join with us in calling a General Meeting of the whole Body of Planters and Weft-India Merchants, to deliberate on the (reps neceffary to '^e taken by us jointly on the prefent impo-tant crifis. John Trent, B. Edwards, Montague James, Sam. Torr. James, Nathaniel Phillips, Pecke Fuller, Samuel Vaughan, John Dawes, . Charles Fuller, John Pennant, Charles Spooner, Thomas Storer, In confequsnee of which it was RESOLVED, That this 'Society dovery chearfully concur in opinion with the Gentlemen Planters, that we ought not to come to any Refolution as a feparate Body at this Meeting, and do alfo readily join in cal ling a general meeting of the whole Body of Planters and Weft-India Merchants. And having been informed, that t>e iSthof the prefent month, is a day recommended by the Subfcribers to the above Letter, as proper for fuch meeting j it is further RESOLVED, That immediate notice be given in the Public Papers, that fuch General Meeting be. cal led iand held cn the day. aforefaid, at the hour at Twelve; at the. LONDON TAVERN, in Bifhopf-ga'te-tftreet, then, and there ti deliberate on ihe-mea-fures neceffary to- be taken for the" prefervaticn of the general Intereft of the Weft-India lflands, in the prefent important crifis. r JAMES ALLEN, Sec. SAIL S the i5tk Inftaht by CHARTER PARTY.. For Savanna, in Georgia, A D V E N T U R E, PATRICK CAREY, Commander, BURTHEN   1 jo   Tons, Men anfvverable, Npw'lying at Cherry-Garden, Any Gentlemen that have Goods to fliip, or intend to go palfengers, may ' treat with the faid Commander every day ontteRoyal Exchange j acd at the Carolina and ^G�b.rgc.cofre"e'houfein Birchin-lane, at ufual hours; or GEORGE CHEESMAN, Bioker, at the faid Cof-Lfee-hou'fe NEW     MUSIC. This day is publijhtdi THE MUSIC of tht DRUIDS, as it ii performed at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden, price 6s. Printed for W. Napier, cornet of Lancafter Court, Strand. Where may be had, lately pablifhed, Twelve Military Symphonies for Two Clarinets Two Horns, and a Baflbon, price 10s. 6d. This- Day is publijhed, price is. THE RIVAL BALL ROOMS ; or, A Collection of all the Pieces publifhed in favour of the New and Old Aflembly Rooms at BATH^ during the late difputes about fettling the public amufements. Hrinte I. and fold by R. Cruttwell in Bath ; fo'd alb by F. Newbery, corner of St. Paul's churchyard, London, and all other bookfellers. Of whom may be had, price is. The Stranger's Afiiftant and Guide to B�tfr The This Day is publilhed, Price Sixpence, No XTII. (or No. I. of Vol. III.) of THE MONTHLY MISCELLANY; Or, GENTLEMAN and LADY's COMPLETE MAGAZINE. For JANUARY, 1775. Ornamented with the FOUR following Engravings, viz. i. An elegant Frontifpiece ; 2. An'engraved Title, with a beautiful Vignette ; 3. A fine hifto-rical plate; and, 4. A coiTccT: Map of the.Brftifli Dominions in America, which was intended for jhe laft Supplement; t And containing (befides the Parliamentary Proceedings, and the Beauties of all the other Magazines and Reviews,) a greater variety of VALUABLE ORIGINALS, than any other -fimilar publication. Printed for R. Snagg, No. 29, Paternofter-row ; R. Cruttwell, at Bath ; Hodfon.and Jphnfon, at Sa-lifbury ; and all other bookfellers in Great Britain andlreland. Orwhom may be had, Price Four Shillings and Sixpence each half bound, or Five Shillings bound and lettered, The firft and fecond volumes of the MISCEL LANY 5 containing 32 capital Engravings,' and near 800 pages of letter-p efs, neatly prihted. The following complimentary poem, which the Editors of this Mifcellany have been honoured with by a cor. efpondent to whom they have before been deeply indebted, will convince the impartial pub;ic of the eftimation this.work is held in, more than all the Editors themfelves could fay on the oc cafion, To the Editors of the Monthly Mifcellany. " Gentleman, " THE few ftriftures on your pamphlet, which I fent fome little time fince, you received in that candid, friendly light in which they were.meant. The fame difpofition produced, the other evening, the underwritten, which is at your fervi e. Your Magazine is certainly now highly fuperiour to any other Monthly production : Magis magifque floreat, eftoque perpetua ! � The following lines, on obferying the many valuable improvements on your plahy and the reipeel able correfpondents that diftingui(h the Mifcellany with 'heir attention, I had fome thoughts of fending to fome of the Evening Papers, but was doubtful whether they would admit them or not: if they meet your approbation, ufe them in whatever manner you pleafe. ALL human works, that worth and praife adorn, Have gain'd perfection's height by thought and time. Meridian fplendors never grae'd the mom, Nor manhood's hardy ftrength life's early prime Yonr firfl effays in publication's field, -To twine bright merit's wreath around your brows, Though far from mean, muft to your latter yield, Which with defert and excellence have rofe. Wit, Genius, Learning, with profufion fweet, To grace your pages now their treafures-pour; Whilft" Judgment, plac'd aloft, in ftation meet, Ranges with art each variegated flow'r. Thus, ufefully delighting, urge your way, Collect each effort of ins-enious aim-; In juit commixture hl.-nd the grav.e and: gay,. And rnay your meed be wealth and heneft-fame. S. >. To thePrinterof the Morning Chronicled SIR JSC^^-^^ HAVE often fmiled when 1 was ac Paris t0 read c^e   ver/   extraordinary I accounts which the Lon- z*"1?"^  jrf        ^on P"nts "fed to give ay y ^ of that city,  but more' �^^^V efpecially of its parlia--' s ' % mene ;   fuch  incoherent jumble as ufed to be put together w,ouId make any-man laugh who was in the lead acquainted with the proceedings of that aflembly. I have converted with many fince my return, who frequently have mentioned the parliament of Paris, yet not one of them feemed to have the leaft knowledge of its co.nftitution ; I have, therefore, fent you an account of it 'for the entertainment of your readers, which is not eafy to be met with, and as there is now on the carpet fome very great difpufcs between the faid- parliament and the new Monarch, not, I think, at this-time ubles� fonable. In the reigns of the firft Kings of France juftice was generally adminifttred in the King's prefer.ee, he himfelf fitting as Judge*, {lifted by able counfellors, fo that the place was changed on the King's changing his re-fidence. ' King Pepin being obliged to go to Italy, that his fabjecls might not fuffer fir want of juftice in his abfence, inftituted a parliament: cpmpofed of feveral of the wifeR andgreateft perfons of the kingdom, in the year 706 * they fat then generally twice a year, but both, the time and. place were not fixed. Thefollowing Kings made fome alteration* in the institution, and the place of fitting was not absolutely fixed till the reign of Philip le Bel, who declared the parliament fhould be held at Paris, and no where elfe. By the edict of 1302 they are to held a feflioft twice a year, that is to fay atEafter and All Saints; the Kings chpfe two prelates, and alfo two Barons, who generally were Princes, to fi1: and vote in the parliament. At firft there was but one chamber, which: was called the Prelates Chamber, becaufe there were a number of ecclefiaftics who had feats therein ; but the multiplicity of affairs made it neceffary to augment the number of chambers, and at prefent itconfifts of eight, viz. the Grand Chamber, the five Chambers of enquete and requete, and two of Tournelle. The Grand Chamber is compofed of a firft prefident,. of feven other prefidents, and twenty-nine counfellors, ten of which are churchmen, the other nineteen laicks; all dukes and peers have a vote in this chambrr, but none under that rank except the Abbot of St.: Dennis and the Archbiftiop of Paris for the time being.    . Each Chamber of the Enqueue and Re* quette is compofed of two prtfidents and-twenty-eight counfellors. The proceedings .before the chambers of enquete are by writing, the court enquires into fails, (and it it called enquete from enquirere to enquire) after,which the determination is alio given in writing. All caufes relating to the civil offices of the" crown are brought before the Requete. If thefe people commit any offences the plaintiff prefents a petition much like a bill in our Chancery, and this court punilhes the offender accordingly. 'Tis called Requete,-the words fignifying a r'queft or petition. The Tournelle CriminelJe as ittablifhrd. 1436 ; it is compofed of two prefidents, and eight counfellors of the grand chamber, arfd of two counfellors from every other chambei?. Sometimes criminals appeal from the fen--tences of the ordinary Judges to this chamber, and they have power either to confirm or remit the fentence as they find i: }i>li or un-juft. The Tournelle Civile waseftabliflictiin the" year 1669 ; it confifls of one prefident, and half the number of counfellors of the Tournelle Ctiminelle. They determine in fmall-caufes where the difpute does not exceed forty pounds or forty Shillings a year rent. In the vacation a chamber is appointed for .judging fuch caufes as require difpaash ; they fit from the 7th of September to the Feaft of St. Martin 1 but this is not reckoned one of   

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