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   Morning Chronicle And London Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 16, 1775, London, Middlesex                                Ae chambers cFrtfce part^mcnt, beanie their power ceftfes wfhfeiheparliaxilterit begins its fefllons. '� > �, ,IEheJj!arUam^lQf.Paris, is fpmj',iipcs.called the Court of Peers, and the ieverai cham-biers of: it. iWerejgn'.,; courts, becaufe there lies no appeal from them. J: js here that all tfce^Dukesand-Peers of France, and all the-4 of-mankind do we meet with, who may be great ofgcer.s o/,, the Crown ,aJe Tied whep acccrfed of .ah.y .crime,1 It receives the oaths Of ;all the Ruies:an�Teers1; bfvalithe Jadges^and inagiRraVeT, �d\o are. Obliged |0 prefent them-' felves Before therh ~as fifon as"" the}. are^ap- . pointed... :They:;d>ecide. &\ln&U-Ao#jffefoir * lionsj all matters relating to the univ.erfi.ty of PaHsj and they a>e-tepexplain and decide "eohdefninj* the. immunities and pri iieges jjrante.eT''tQ corporations" bj any charter, "&c, * arTd~they ''have Vpotyerjto. confirm, any privi-(lege; 'or reform any'abufe that is practiled or defended by any'antrcdttHrtom. ''^U cringes of Laj[& Mpgijbptis lie .properly ^e^re^hem^ but;ivhat.gives them the great-eft power and authority, and makes them in fomeifeftfe. a barrier betwixt the prerogative � of'ihe^rown andthe;liber;ties of the people, is tlatever^ .edifl:, ordinance,. or declaration ofc.the J�ingjy>d.c#u^il:muu> be reg.iftered by them before they can have the force of a law, la fhat if they can. put a negative upon any; law,- 'tis.,the fams thing, as if the laws tbtk; the rife from them, and might be afterwards! rejected .by the - cFowp, and.ic is this privilege* which has been often attempted to be '.taken) away, by endeavouring to oblige them to| Tegjfterall. theJQjng'sL edicts implicitly, which] ^as'occafiphed,great and frequent, ftruggles.   f| '". The ahimofirjes,betwixt the Court and the? Parliament of Paris have often run,very high,; and it. has always been occafioned by the lat-j ter's refufingto regifieracls which tbey.judgedj incpnfSflent \yiibthe good of the people.   Inf fine" this parliament maybe juftjy accounted! "(a/ we h> ye. already faid) a;barrier between thej and ^raptjons sit farts of people ^.v* who* depajuchjheir ftpmjcTb by Jhe ipprpper ufe cf thefe articles, "to the no fmall profit of the jhyficaljribe. . The fair fex tranfgrefs remarkably on this head, infqmueh thiUitheyare. commonly, .be-, yond the line of beauty; and what a number ^pre/qgajiveof the crown, and the liberties zt\     �0 kp'^ior confideration /the peopls,: ar.d a noble retlramton the. de . ;ftfutlive views of any wicked mmifler. ' This is fufficient tegiye your readers a righ t, notion of this venerable -affembly and its>con-ftitution, and henco it will Jje perceived, .that 'it is too canliderable a body to merit thecon-^tempt&le^jiiiiir.S: made to it now mi then by Waiters vylicf are ignorant of its noble fpirit, as welt &s-its rights and privileges, and its: .fteadymanner of acting in" all requifite occa-iton which might ferve as art example to naii pns wWcii^boaft of greater librrties. ' An ENGLISHMAN,. (tiled walking, dunghills? fpjs it to be appre hehded the enfiilng generation (to fay nothing of the pretenf)" will lofe the charafter which was applied to the Englifh when Chriftianity was firft received, Jngli, quaji Arigeli: f It.is to..b3,.wimed,jbat the guardians of jOur conftit^cJQn.wjll advert jo this topic, and turn themifelves into a board cf health, and not allow the people at home to deftroy themselves wHhile they are deftroying the conftitu-t}ons of our brethren abroad, Jalxs populi Jit-premff. lex*J}.o. Government may avail itfelf by regulations on this fubjeel; a million may be raifed, and. .^he poor eafed of fo^ie fevere taxjes, and. the weight of bread more. Suppofe br.ead mould not be permitted to be .fold till fix or nine hours after its heing drawn,^ which would; contribute much to the health of the, public, and not have, as'is coiijlantly to be feen daily in the bakers ihops every wher.e;from five; to twenty women arid children lofing their! time waiting for hot rails to be drawn. Per-fons receiving alms, and charity children mult have oranges, hot rolls and tea con-: ttanly. Alfo a prohibition of China oranges Teems s to be needful, or a high duty on them upon, the principle of the high price of claret, as| oranges are a bubble for fpod, hurtful.in th�ir' importation and ufe, befide the inconveni-, ence, danger, and accidents which frequently; happen by the ill nature or ff^pidity of thofV fenfualiils who eat in the ftreets aad throw the psels on the foot-way> which is, fubmit- a moriality had lately broken ddt ag*"i� among tht hprried cattle^ in order to- prevent the in-feftida from fpreading, orders have been fent, Jthat*, upon the appeara�ce of the leaflfymp-. torn, all cattle thus infefted be immediately 'kllJidyjand. interred with thair hides on. Qftend, Jan. j. By an Ordinance of the Board of Finances, dated the 2lfl of Decern-ber4aftr cloths sad woollen fluffs of all kinds as alfo cotton and velvets, are permuted to pafs vth|s country through the towns of Ipres, Courtray, Tptirnay, and Ivloris, on paying at the rate of five;perf cent, tranfit duty, according to their value. Paris, Jan. 4. The diftemper among the horned cattle, which at firft broke out in "Gatcbhy, has now extemded itfelf to the provinces of Perigord and ^Languedoc, and has made great havoek : It appears to be fo contagious as to have been carried in the cloaths of a perfon from Gafcony to Pe'ri- For the Morning Ch&onicl.b. N T.hurfday tall jmyfelf and a country ' cobfi n* agreed* .after� breakfa ft,  to pay a Vilit jo a frienX    P4la�C-yardi Weftminfter ; as We pafffid;^Privy G^fdisn wall, a chariot andh^c^ii^coacJtweris coming towards us,, 'with the harfcfirialaioll i{i;� .gallop, fending before tiein a (hower of xnud > you may ea-: fity guefs at thfivuneaiujers. of our fituation, . .'Kaviog n9^ door wivKift. fevera! yards diftance, to fcreen us from the danger.  Jbegan to be aiarmed for my whj.e petticoat and itockings; paOrcuz flood tremblihg for her new linen Ijowxi,' and other hest ornaments, of hsr little body, when on a fudden the bUck fhower; gave us fuch an unfriendly .falute that we were covered from ihe heels to the. crown of our heads with mud; we gave one loud fhrvek,r ftood motionlels for tbc fpaCe of a minute,; then burft into tears .and returned home, your fervanb of the broom.laughing at our misfortune, and with dirty language abufing us as we pal�d by..then}.; � Now^Mfi-Scayenger Royal, pray tellme by what autftprity .you fend a party of broom-inen to'five P the mud on each fide the way, aiid fdffer thai filth, when fo fwept, to conti-"ntie for federal days before the carts are fent to tifeo^it away. Ar.e you juftified by law in "ft doii^K.br, on - the contrary, are you not liable to be indi-fted for the nuifance ? I fhdll Idine to-morrow wit.h'heLord Mayor, foon after you may exp'eft to hear from the in- 12 Jam Jufiice and Policy. \ \ Jan. .13, 1775. Pdly Pattens, P. &. i have been told an inhabitant may "flop the men from-fweeping the mud before their doors, unlefs the cart is on the fpot to jec^ive What is-fo fwept. This, if true, m'dftlnakfe agai n ft. your method of proceeding, ahc!" I iiope every inhabitant for the future will object to*iV and thereby' fave his houfe; -arid vyindbws. from being covered with mud, and' the' goods in his mop from being- damaged.- Far the Mor;nin.g Chronicle. '   _~    ;7o th$ Legijlature. J.^M'vHE addtefs, petition-, and remonflrance ; :JL" ofi'thesrifing generation, inclodihg the; unborn, humbly fhjweth,  Tiwe at the rate luxury; cliffipation, and Corruption arei going on, \vith- the enormous load of debts and difeafes laid on Us, your; petitioners, fhould tiiey h�ve biead, will not: Save teeth; to;chew, as 1 is" viftble every where,' particularJv in this metropolis, owing tp the, horbread,'muffins, cakes, rolls, paltry, gin-gerbread^l&c. toafled cheefe,- China oranges, walnuts, &c. groceries and fruit in. general, after a full meal, the imprudent ufe of which foul the blood,-corrupt the gums, corrode' and de (troy the teeth, and likewife deform uW inQuth and mufcles.   Thefe uawholfomg effects are uni verfajly obvious by the palenefs Saturday arrived a Mail from Holland. V Madrid, Dec. 15. TWO phyficians here have publickly at-tefted that a girl abjut feven years eld, whom they vifited whilft under a fmall-pox of the malignant kind, was afterwards - fo dreadfully afflrcied with a gangrene it* her mouth as to lofe part of her tongue; not-withllanding whichj, fhe now articulates with fuch diftinftnefs as to be c?fily underflpod, and can pronounce the moil difficult words in theSpanifh language.; This attrftation is, figned by Don Jofeph Guillen, and Don Jo-feph Cayetano del Callillo. From the LONDON GAZETTE. St. James's, Jan. 11. THIS day his Majefty was pleafrd to invert the Duke of Gordon with theen-figns of the moll ancient and moll noble Order of .the Thiftle. His Majefly having figned the feveral inflru-ments for that purpofe, which were preferred to tHe Sovereign by Robert Quarme, Efq; Gentleman Uflier of the Green Rod (in the abfence of the Secretary) the Duke was then'called into the Royal Prefence, bsing preceded by Lord Cathcart and the Duke of B.uccleugh, two.Knigbts Companions of the Thiftle, and fupported on each fide by the Earls of Portmore and March, the twb fenior Knights of the Order ; Mr. Brodie, principal Herald of Scotland, (in place of the Gentleman Ufher of tbe Green Rod) carrying the fword of flate. 1 At the entrance a low reverence was made, afecond ab ut the middle, and, on being advanced up to the Sovereign, a third. The, Duke being prefented by the two fenior Knights, and, kneeling down, the Herald drew the fword, and (kneeling) delivered it. to the Sovereign, who thereupon knighted his Grace. The Duke having kiffed his Maj f-ty's hand, Green Rod adminiftered the oath to his Grace ; then. Green Rod, having received the Enfigns. of the Order, prefented the fanie (kneeling) 50 the Sovereign upon, a velvet cufhion, who put the Ribbon over the Duke's left fhoulder, upon which his Grace had.again the honour of kiifing his Majefty's hand. After this the Duke rofe up, and, mijking a low reverence, withdrew in the fame manner as he had entered. The ceremony was performed, foon after the levee, in his Majefty's clofet,. fevera{ pf the great officers of the ftate and court being prefent. ' Peteaiurg, Dec. 20.    Her Imperial Majefty's journey to Mofcow i* poftponed to the'-end of this year, or the beginning of the: nCxt. Flaren.ce, Dec. 24 The Great Dutchefs was this day delivered of a Prince ; her Royal Highntfsand the young Prince are as well as can.be expefted. , Drefden, Dec, 2.5 The 23d inftant being the Eleftor of Saxony's hirth day,, their Electoral Highhefle.s in the morning .received the compUments of theNob'^li^ 'a:n'H;^r|ign' Mi-niilers on the occafipn,. and in the evening there was a gala drawingrff om at Court. Copenhagen* Dec. 31. After a very gentle thaw of feveral days, tt.Q frolt recommenced on \yednefday night with more feverity than ever. Hamburgh, Jan* 3. The Bailiffs of fome diUriels in the Datchy of Holftein having re-, ported to the Chancery at Copenhagen, tha> B AN  K  R  U P  T  S.. Francis Browne, of the Borough of Leominfter. Hereford, MoneyVfei-ivener, to furrender the aift and zSth ink. and the 25th of February, at Guildhall, London.  {Mr. Hodges, Clement's Inn. John Bafdfley, of Cowleiliaw, in Oldham, Lancafter, Fuftian-maker, to furrender the 2d, 3d, and 5th'of February, at Crompton's CoiFec-houfe, in Man-cheAer, Lancafter. (Mr. Nabb, Attorney, in Man-chefter. William Waters, of Tuddington, .Bedford, Dealer, to furrender the 24th and 31ft in-ft. and the 35th of February, at Guildhall, London. (Meff. Stamford and Pirickney, in Stanhope-ftreet, Clare-market. Harry Johns, of Tewkfbury3 Gloticefter, Brewer, to furrender the 23d, 24th, and 25th of'February, at the Lamb Inn, in the Broadmead, in the City of BriflQi. (Jofeph Horwood, Attorney, in the^City; ofBrlftol. \ J John Phillips, of New Brentford, Middlefex, Cheefe-' monger, to furrender the 23d and 30th. inft. and> the 25th of February, at Guildhall, London. (IUri Toulmin, Walbrook, London. ; Richard Coppell, of Liverpool, Lancafler, Mercer, . to furrender the jft, 2cJ, and 25th of February, at George's . CofFee-houfe, in Liverpool, Lancafter.^ (Mr. James Sudell, Attorney, in Liverpool, Lan-: cafter. Thomas MarfdenJ of Manchefter, Lancafter, Horfe-. milhner; to furrender the 13th, 15th, and the 25th' of February, at the King's Head in Salford, Lancafter.   (Mr. Taylor, Attorney, in Mancheftcr, Lancafter. Michael Gibfon, of Workfop, Notjtingharn, Innkeeper, to furrender. the 27th and 28th- infl^and the 25th of February, at the Red Lion, In Workfop," Nottingham. (MrvGe9. Whitaker, Attorney, in Doncafter, York.  *' Dividends to he made. .-...' John Henderfon and William Ebell, of Birchin-lane, London,. Merchants, Partners, the 4th of Fsb.uary, at Guildhall, Lohdon. John Batterfby, of Pierpool-lane, in St. Andrew's Holborn, Middlefex, Merchant, the 9th of Febru ary-, at Guildhall, London. Jofeph Roiz Silva, of John-ftreet, near the Minori s, London, Merchant, the 14th of February, at Guild hall, London. Thomas Haskar, late of the Town and County of Southampton, Merchant, the 4th of March, at the Chequer Inn, in Winchester. Barwick Clapham, late of K.nare(brough, York, Inn-holder, the 7th of February, at Blewitt's Inn, in the City of York, Dividend adjourned John Cook and Jofeph Demages, of London Wall, London, Merchants, Partners, to fhe 15th of February, at Guildhall, London. Certificates to be granted. Benjamin Combes, of New Bond-flreet, Middlefex, Wine Cooper, the 4th of February. John Vowell, Jate of Crewkerne, Somerfet, Grocer, the 4th of February. Matthew Randall, of Bifhopfgate-ftreet, London, Cabinet-maker, the 4th of February. Robert Smith, th-3 Younger, of London, Merchant, the 4th of February. MORNING  CHRONICLE. LONDON,  Jan. 16. Yelterday Their Majeflies were at the Chapel Royal at St. James's, and heard a fermon preached by the Rev. Dr. Kaye. The fword of ftate was carried to and from Chapel by Lord Orford. The Court and Drawing Room at Saint James's yelterday was but thin, of ladies in particular: among the reft, were the Duchefles of Chandois and Queenlbury, the Countefs of Hertford, Lady^ Egremonr, &c. Yelterday Prince Erneft Gotlob Albert, fe-; cond brother to her Majefty, was at Court as were two Pruffian Generals, the Dukes of Chandois, Queenlbury, and Gordon, and the Lord Chancellor. The CouK aud Drawing Room was over at three o'clock yelterday at St. James's; after which the Lards Rochford, Suffjlk, and: Dartmouth, Secretaries of State; and the Lords Denbigh, Gower, Weymouth, Edge-cumbe, and Sandwich, had a conference with His Ivlajefty, Their Majeflies yefterday did not leave St.; James's till five o'clcck, when they returned;; to the Queen's Palace. The Lords Denbigh, \ Dartrnputh, Weymouth, Sandwich, and Suf-^ folk had more than an hour's conference with His Majefty afer the other Lords departed the Court, -Yefterday evening the Lord Chancellor had: a.levee at his houfe ia Great Ruffel-ftreet, Bloomibury, This morning a petition for a new trial in the matter of Hope, Hoare, and'Company, 'Sic. will come on before the Lo^d Chancellor: at Lincoln's Inn Hall; the arguments are expected, to be long and interefting. The-Lord Chancellor will fit to-morrow and? Wedn^fday to heaf pleas, demurrers, and exceptions, at Lincoln's Inn Hall. it is confidently reported, that from a difference in.opinion, which has lately: taken: place among certain oflreers of the-Crown, a; change in adminiftratlon is fxptcleo toon aftEj che'firft dtvifibn upon any A-ru us motion or queltion refpecl;ng the col nits, in eiti.ettf ...ne. great r.fl';m,b.i�es. . All papers relative to the colonies will be uid before each Aft'jirvbly on. the firil days a:'ier the recels; viz. Thurfday a..d Friday next. We can aiTure our readers from refpiftable authority, that it is the.determined reiolution pf the Miniltry to fupport the'.lait Parliamen-tary meafires agamlk America. The matter has been fully and Oeliuer^tily confiJered in the Cabinet ; and the reful; ot many Ccur.cilj is, that in the- prelvn. crifis Gieat Britain mult firmly maintain'her iupen-.rity ovtr the Colonies, and,by rjo trteans recede frcm that chaftifement which the refractory conduit of the Bolfcomans prov-ked her to inflift.,' - Tftofe who cenfure A-drmnvftraiion for'per-fevering in 'meafures of a'holhle nature rc-fpecllng America, would do -well to csnfider, thatit is no longer a qudtian. whether the Colonifts will pay the Tea tax, but -whether Great Britain has a right to govern America, or to be gevewied by her. Many terrible ideas of the detriment this country would receive, a&aicommerciul ftate, have'been imbibed by thofe who think the riil-agfe'ement with America will U0p the principal vent to our manufaaures. Poflibly the veryreverfe of what thefe ieeond feeis ima- 'gine my.be the confequenceof the non-ira-portation agreements entered iato by the Colo-nifts�   If America will no longer buy our .goods, we fhdll. of neceility a.ppiy elfewhere, and 'us odds that the new markets \re fell io, may.take ofF-more of our manufactures, and -at a~bette; price, than we ever-received frem America. ExtraS of a letter from. North Carolina, Otf. zy. " The provincial deputies of North Carolina, having refolved not to drink any more tea, nor wear any more Britilh cbtb, &c. many ladies of this province.ha-ve determined to give a" memorable proof of theirpatriotifm, and have accordingly entered into the following honourable and fpirited ajfociation. I fend it to you to fhew your fair countrywomen, h.^v zealoufly and faithfully American ladies follow the laudable example of their husbands, and what oppqfition your matcMefs minilters may expedt to receive from a people, thus firmly united again ft them :- " Edenton, North Carolina, Gfi. 25, **� As we cannot be indsft'srent on any occs-fion that appears nearly, to afFecl the peace and happinefs of our country, and as it has been thought neceflar^, for the public good, to enter into feveral particular refolyes by a meeting of members deputed from the whole Province, it is a duty which we owe, not only to our near and dear connections, who have concurred ia them, but to ourfelves, who are effentially interested in their welfare, to do every thing as far as lies in our power, to teflify our fincere adherence to the fame; and we do therefore accordingly fubferibe this paper, as a witnef* of our fixed intention and folemn. determination to do fo. Abigail Charlton F. Johnftone Margaret Cathcart Anne Johnftone' Margaret Pearfon Penelope Dawfon Jean Blair Grace Clayton Frances Hall Mary Jones Anne Hall Rebecca Bondficld Sarah Littlejohn Penelope. Barker   ' Elizabeth P. Ormond M. Payr.e Elizabeth Johnfton Mary Bonner Lydia Bonner Sarah Howe Lydia Bennet Marion Wells AnneAnderfon Sarah Mathews Mary Blount Elizabeth Creacy Elizabeth Patterfoft Jane Wellwood Mary Woolard Sarah Bealley Sufannah Vail Eiizabeth Vuil Elizabeth Vail Mary Creacy Mary Creacy Ruth Benbury Sarah Howcott Sa'rah Hoskins Mary Littledie Sarah Vailentine Elizabeth Crickett Elizabeth Green Mary Ramfey Anne H rniblow   -Mary Hunter Trefi'a Cunninghsm. Elizibeth Roberts Elizabeth Roberis Elizabeth Roberts." Anne Haughton Elizabeth Beirfley Extracl of a letter from Bojlon, Dec. 10. " The Scarborough arrived the 3d, fince which the Alia and Boyne are come in ; the Somerfet: (till abfent. Political mattejs.ftill.remain.much in the fame ftatfr the General Congrefs left them, except fulfilling their directions relative to the arrival of veflela from England after the lit of December; committees being appointed in molt towns, to fuperintend the fale of all cargoes that arrive after that tiine; the fur-plus arifmg from which fales, after paying the firft coft to,.
                            

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