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Bingleys Journal (Newspaper) - February 2, 1771, London, Middlesex U N IVE R SAL E T JL Trice TwoPfitfCE S A T R Ef A foli Public may be affured the lire BOUT three oclock laft Fri day the Right Lord North laid before the Houfe of by his Ma jeftys commandj the two fol lowing yranlatton ef tbe Declaration and dtli by Prince de AmbctfaAtlr Extraordi nary from Catholic Majefty t t be izd day of HIS Britannic Majefty having complained of the violence which was committed en the loth of at the ifland commonly called the Great anil by the Englifh Falklands in by the and fubjefts of his Britannick to evacuate the by them called Egmont a ftep offfnfive to the honour of his Crown the Prince de Maft Ambaffador Extraordinary of his Catholic has received orders to and de that his Catholic confidering the defire with which he is animated for and fiir the maintenance of good harmooy with his Britannic and reflecting that this event might interrupt has feen with difpleafure this expedition tending to diflurb it and in the per fuafion in which he of the reciprocity of fenti ments of his Britannic Majefly and of its being far from his intention to authorize any thing that jnight dillurb the good underftanding between the two Courts his Catholic Majefty does difavow the faid violent enterprizc and in the Prince de Maferane that his Catho lic Majeity engages to give immediate that things be reftored in the Great at the port called precifely to the in which they were before the loth of 1770 for which purpofe his Catholic Majefty will give orders toone of his officer to deliver up tbthe au thorized by his Britannic the port and fort called Egmont with all the and effects of his Britannic and his fub which were at that the day above named agreeable to the inventory which has been made of The Prince de Maferano at the fame in the name of the King his that the engagement of his faid Catholic re ftore to hjs Bricannk the fptiefCon ofthe foit catted Egmoflt nor any to qneftipn of the prior right of fovereiffntf of the Malouine otherwife called Falklands In witnefs whereof I the underwritten Ambaffador have figned the prefent Declaration with my ufual fig and caufed it to be fealed with our the twenty fecond day of one thoufand feven hundred and feventy SJ Signed Le Prince de Vranflatiin of the Earl of Rocbforfs dated the lid day of cf the Prince de Mafiretioi Declaration oftbtfame HIS Catholic Majefty having authorized the Prince of Ambanador Extraordi to offer in his Mnjftys to the King of Great for the injury done to his Britannic by difpofleffing him of the port and fort of port Egmont and the faid Ambsflador having this day figned a which he has juft delivered to expreffing there that his Catholic Majefty being defirous to re ftore the good harmony and fnendlhip which before fublifted between the two does dif avow the expedition againit Port in which force has been ufed againft his Britannic Majeftys and fubjefb and does alfo engage thtt all things hall be immediately reftored to the precife fituation in which they flood before the loth of And that his Ca tholic Majefty hall give in to one of his to deliver up to the authorized by his Britannic port and fort of Port as alfo all his Britannic Ma ftores and as well as thofe of his according to which has been made of And the faid Ambaffa dor having moreover in his Catholic Majefty e that what is contained in the faid fhaU be carried into by his laid Catholic Majefty duplicates of his Catholic Majeftys orders to his fliall be delivered into the hands ofonexif his Britannic Majeftys principal Secretaries of within fix weett HisTaid Britannic in order to hew he fame friendly difpofitions on has auttepzed to that he will look upon the faid declaration of Prince de together with the full performance of the faid en on the part of his Catholick as a fatisfachon for thfe injury done to the Crown of Great In witneft under one of his Britannic Majeftys principal Secretaries of have figned thefe prefents with ay ufual and caufed them to be fealed with our arnjji London the zzd day of Janu Signed As the Minifter did not favour the nei ther in nor by with the King of Spains to his Ambaflador in London we fhall here give what is authentically the purport of though perhaps it may not be exactly the The King of Spain but of his re fard for his loving the King of to relinquifh Falklands But at the fametime prdtefts againfrany claim the Englifh may fet up to the After the Clerk had read the Lord North when the merits of the came under the examination of the he woald avow the part he had taken Dvwdefatitt that all the inftruoions to our relative to the taking of Falklands and the negotiation with Spain upon the might all be laid before the Lord North coufehted only he defired pa pers might be moved for in three diilinft inftead of being all included in Dunning made an as to the idle nefs of the between one an4 for the fame thing to Lord Norths made a foolifti quibble about fome Words IB the conveying as he preraded a meaning contrary to a part of the Kings fpeech atthe opening of die prefent Colonel Sarre thatthe words were copied ixaffh from the Kings He compared Dykm to a fndw bal f very fevere upon Hethen Spsriifh fcandalous and dijbmrir ahlt to the and difgrattful to the He when the merits ot this Declaration came under he fhould fpeak fully to had much to fay upon and would there fore referve himfelf for that But at prefeBt he could not help there was not a man in England who did not condemn that What four months arming and four months ne and is this noble Lord Lord North faid in this Houfe before the that Spain fhould pay a part of the expence we have been in making preparations to refent in But there is not a word of the the The enemy was not ignorant the weaknefs and cowardly difpofuion of the The enemy know you dare not go to to Lord North and therefore refufe to n ake any fatis There is not an honeft man ii who doesnot abhor the pfeTcnt fee of There is not a petty Prince in who does not laugh at and defpife Thus it is in the power of any individual to put us to an enormous and our Minifters dare nut avenge the They dare not go to be caufe they are afraid they wall lole their Thus the nation is expofed to infults abroad it is left a prey to jobbers and harpers at A being in your made near half a million of money by gamin your And fome the yQurfelves Lord havebeen deeply concerBeulii the fame dalous But a day of reckoning will This country cannot be in while every thing that is dear and valuable to the is thus ra vifhed from Lord Narth that he had faid Spain fhould pay a part of the He that he could not have faid becaufe he had ne ver entenained thtf Icafl idea of making fuch a de Charles Fox he did not remember tlje noble Lord to have ever made trie of any fuch Hi very like bis Caltnfi Bat he had not trufted to his own memrry for his account of that He had afked feveral other who all remem bered the Burke he remembered the He condemned the Declaration in very fevere called it and He the nation would demand the blood of thofe whe made Nothing el fe elfe would this wil this fpiritof the this vindication of he honour ef the this fecurity of the rights of the which all a hascoftthe nation above fwo millions of money The land tax was prematurely voted or the country gentlemen have been dupedout of The trade of this country has been greatly diftreffedand injured have Been voted an additional armyof have been and they mull all be paid a great number of fhips have been put intocommif at a great expence to the public and ail this for what procure that and dimonourable Declaration that lies upon the The Minifters made no When the debate was feveral new writs were moved But Wedderburn was the members expreflehtheit contempt of by a very loud and difmal fuchas the Livery of London genefaUy give ih to the name of an Alderman w hem they diflike and it was by feveral cf the members cry ing no no circumftance fo extraor and peculiarly has hap pened in he memory of the oldeftmember the Houfe of Commons and mult for ever Cover the apoftate with This is Secretary to the French has realized above half mil lion in the TheSpanifh Minifter had or ders to fign the Declaration at leaft fix days before he and knew They duped their wo wanted to get Bradmaw has likewife There were fix lame duck on Thurf day SUBSTANCE ef tie DEBATE in the HOUSE of off the of THE Miniftry laid before the Houfe the de claration of theSpanifh and our acceptance of Then they fat with out daring to utter a word in favour of The Duke of Manchefter that fueh filence was extraordinary that though the fore made a motion ftmilar to that which on the had been made in the Houfe of Com in fubftarjce that all the informa tion which had been received by the defigns of Spain upoa FalklandSs j fP f f and the puffed in the fubfequent ne therepartrionof Qioulc Lor4 he wifhed every to tius tttMNK be laid before the and mould not there fe the motion i but would add a few to reftrsin it to the bufinefs of Falfc which he thought apt foffi itaninti nces upon which t be that Lord Sandwichs words were moved evidently on the ground fome refervation that the motion Confined the enquiry to the bnfinefs ofFalklajids which ought to be the only and therefore the amendment was or rneant fomething that it Lord Radnor that as Lord Richmond firft moved the there was no fh though it was unneceffary but fce fuf Lord Sandwich had air tered Lord Sandwich then his in of enlarged the Lord Chatham that this in giving more than was was very fufpi iousj that if adminiftration had na objection to hat was why not give it without making ay Alteration in the motion People would fujp jiecl that fqmethiug was meant to be kept fee faid he would not go into the matter of the Declaration but that upon the face of it ap peared to anignomimoui It was no pitisfaflion no The right was not and even the incomplete Port Egmont alone is not Falklands Lord Littelton earneftly advifed the admmiitra for their not to create fufpi ns that they begin tq infpire great defefl of the prefent agefc Lbrd Camden the defence of the amend ment proVed there was fomething meant by Lord Rochford then finding that his plain meaning loft all credibility and by Lord Sandwichs having meddled in withdrew his arid the original motion was agreed to The Duke of Richmond then he had ano motion to That which had been agreed would out all the negotiations with but as the world had ftrange fufpi cions that Trance bad too much to do in this tranjac it was neceffary to clear this and therefore moved for the papers that had paffed between our Minifters and thofe of France in this Lord Rochford he had agreed to giving the other becaufe they exifted but muft objeft to becaufe no fuch were in TheDukebf that though he would notdifpute the credibility of Lord Roch nation ought not to take the word of any Let the go if no fuch papers would fay and then the Kings which every body muft would be pledged but if arty negotiation with France had been carried it was fit the public fhould fee and punifli thofe concerned for it would be giving efficacy to the Family Asto the he he could not leave the Hoirfe witKout miking one obfervation upon which was diftincl from all information lhatthe papers might produce and it that dare te in the Kings a JEteclapation in which the right ofjoyereignty ofjfa is brouglt jnto dif pute thatinthe time in the Spaniel Ambaflador had attempted to make it a matter of difcuffion j but that and he be lieved all other Minifters to this had never foffered it to be fo much as made a matter of Lord Cnatham ftrongly fupported the Duke of Richmonds He that Hoofe fhonld never the of a Minifter that the re this motion fhewed that fome tranfaSion with France had perhaps notpapers or me As Lord Rochford faid none had he believed him but that France had he he knew fad that could not be Lord Rqchford got up but made no an fwer to this part of Lord charge of verbal communication and negociation with He he would anfwer all other charges the day of examination ihould Lord the new Privy then got and he had the utmoft confidence in tkt Miniftry that as they faid no negociation with Frantic had he thought that affurance fully The Duke of Richmond tbena face of the Declaration it appeared and yet he would form no final tion had a right to morel that judgment wichaut further and would fatisfy them that he would have the Minifters hew the whole of their eondoft to fublic if right tfiev would receive their ut for his while purfH fentfyftem of to foreign pofition to The majority overruled the as IF we recojecV in what friends have been cpnfbntly fbdj have no reafoo to be ditiou s we Sis Majeihr has no cera the Jaws and eohfil In his Royal breaflf is for place for hofUle Jentnneats agaiaft the natural enemies of Tclae fyftem of government uniform can only treachery fubmiffion qf the are daringly ii fide rights the fame pri a f domeftjc from places Bother JiSr invarablppuf er atfenuoft t the fecurity of their thek at any of A fo reign war might an utffioroorabk event might ruin the MStuftej the deep laid fcheme of tq which he and his aflbciates ow their RatHer than fuffer the executioi to be delayed or vifed to make a public in the all interefts of his and of Ac which his predecefferi nave worn Thefe are bat by fail and The King of GreatBritain Iia4betnfor fome in pojeffipn of an if twr the Spaniards had no claim cif ThVvim portance of the place is ntot in If it a better judgment might bs formed from the opinions of Lord Anfon 4nd Eg and from the anxiety of the than from any fallacious thrown out by whofe intereft it is to undervalue that property which they are determined to relin Thapretenfions of Spain were a fubjeft of negotiation between the two They had been but not This King of in thefe bids adiu to amicable and appeals di reftly to the The expedition agajaft Port Egmont does not appear to have been a fudden illconcerted It to have been conducted not only with the ufual mi litary but in all the forms and monies of A frigate was firft employed to examine the ftrength cif the A meflage was tlien demanding immediate in the Catholic Kings and ordering our people to Ac lail a military force and compels the garrifon to A formal capitulation and his Majeftys which might at leaft been permitted to bring home nis troops is de tained in port twenty andher rudder forcibly taken This train of fails carries no appearance of the rafhncfs or violence of a Spanilh On contrary whole plan feems to have formed and in confequence of deliberare and a regu Jar inftruftion from the Spanifh Bucarelli is not a nor has he been treated as fuch by thofe who employed I feel fbf the honour of a when I affirm that our King owes him will the humiliation of this country end King of not contented with ing himfelf upon a level with a Spanifh Go defcends fo low as to do a notorious juftice to that As afalvo for his own has been advifed traduce the character of a brave and to treat him as a common when he knew with certainty that Bucarelli had in obedienceto his and had dents no more than his Thus it in private a man who has no fpirit nor fenfe of One of Irs equals orders a fervant to ftrike of returning the blow to the maf lois courage is contented xvith throwing an equally falfe and upon the cha racter of the This ihort recapitulation was neceffary to rti troduce the confederationof his and the fubfeqnent meafurcs of The exceffive with which the fpeed was drawn had imprefled upon mean that no fmous rcfehtmtmt was thought and that the conclufion of the bufi whenever it in fome de be dishonourable to England There through the whole a guard referve in the choice of which fhews ;