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Bingleys Journal (Newspaper) - March 16, 1771, London, Middlesex OR U N I V E R S A L G A Z E T T From March to March To the TH E original intention of the in thi publication having been to produce wnat Las been often fo liberally an m ftrudtive entertaining Journal in which the kveral interefting occurrences of the Week fhould be fully collefted for the information the and at the lame time the moft ftriking effays be feleftcd for his amufemem the fucceis it nas al ready met in having acquired the patronage of near Two Thouland Subfcnbers in different parts of Great Britain and is a flattering proof that its defign hath alfo in fome mealure been properly As undertakings of this ara in their very nature incapable of that degree of per on their firft as they afterwards from an extenuve fale and increaiing cor rcfpondeace the editor embraces opportunities afforded him by thefe to render his Journal ftill more deferving the public encourage by adding both to ita novelty and To this end he initead of confining himfelf to mere aa is general the cale with weekly to give fuch an occahonal variety of original both oi entertainment and as is not to be met within any other Newspaper fubmitting the merit and authenticity of fuch original with to time and the judgment of the Among other advantages peculiar to will be that of its early publication a Friday by which it is prefumed it will afford an agreeable entertainment to the frequenters of as well as to fuch private families as have not the opportunity of perufmg the morning or evening Families reading at a diftance from rhe Will alfo find in it muqh nore inform n and to Tvm Pjuads Tffi yearly of which ftuaed with uninteresting and reiterated Having thuc the intention of carrying on this paper that arduous which fuccefs ever ftim alates in grateful mina Editor begs leave to make his fince acknowledgments to the public in general to his friends in par for Ac obligations conferred on by their very warm and extenfive At the fame he takes the liberty to aflure them that his gratitude for paft is eouailed by his refolution to perfevere in his beft endeavours to merit future As the Weekly Journals now publifhed are many and various and as the molt illegal and iniquitous methods are taken to prejudice the pub lifher fuch perfons as chufe to prefer will be pleafed to give particular orders to the News Carriers for BINGLEVs JOURNAL UNI VERSAL And if any other fhould be obtruded in to give notice to the Pnb lifher who will take care to reftify the Having laid before our in two former an account of the attack made upon Falklands Ifland by the we HOW proceed to lay before them the negociation con iequent Letter from Harris tc Lord Vifcount Mr 23 THE following fact was brought from Bue nos Ayres to by the Nicholas de fetting that in confequence of two of his Catholic Majcftys veffcls having touched at Port Egmont in the month of and finding it occupied by the who not only refuted to evacuate the but even denied them a fquadron of five with three hundred men of the regiment of the old battalion of Buenos were deitmcd to fail from thence the 6th of May under the command of dc with orders to diflodge the Engliih eftablifnment It has been out of my power as yet to gather any further lights on this iub except that fome people thinlc that their getting to Port Egmont is preca as the feafon was fo far advanced when they This letter was received at Lord Weymouths office on the loth of Capy of a Letter from Lord Vifcount Weymouth to Sent by The Spanifh Ambaflador here having informed that he had good reafon to believe his Catholic Majcftys Governor of Buenos Ayres has taken upon him to make ufe of in order to difpoflefs the EnglUhof their fettlement at Port Eonont in Falklands iflands that he was direfted to make this to prevent the bad con fequences which might arife from it coming through other and expreffing his that whatever the event at Port Egmont might in confequence of a ftep of the taken without any particular inllruftion from liis Catholic it might not be productive of raeafures at this court dangerous to good underftanding which at prefent fubfifts between the two I told his that if his apprehenfions of an exercife of on the part of the Governor of Buenos Ayres were well it was difficult fee how the fatal confequenccs of fucha ftep could be avoided by any thing that was left us to I alfo that I knew his inftruc tions to the officer who made the fettlement at Port and to Aofc who have fuccecdedhim in that to warn the of other powcn if any focb were found iherc to withdraw themfelves from thence but that I knew that tnofe the fame time direct that officer to make a joint fettlement with the fubjeftfcpf any European powers he might find if flieyre fufed to depart upon proper warning refef ing the difcuffion of right to their refpeftive foye reigns that knowing the pacific fpirit which has dictated thofe it was impofnble not to forciee the furphfc and concern which fo hoftile a return nwifrof friendly and pacific proreffions ot both muft his breait but that ftill the circumftance Bucarellis not having received his CatholicMa jeftys orders to proceed upon this left an opening which made me not defpair of feeing this matter without recourfe to ex i knesy his Majeftys inclinations would induce him to avoid as far as honour will but that this depended entirely upon his Catholic I therefore afked his Excel if he was ordered to the conduct of Buccareili His thathe had no inltrucrJons from his court on that head and cppld give no anfwer to that without hearing again from In the mean time he ex preiled himfelf in the moft conciliating and deprecated any rclblutions or mealures which might involve two crowns in war upon this ac You may eafily imagine what my orders when I had rhe honour of reportmg to the King the mbftance of this In I ap pointed a meeting with the Spanifh and told that I had his Mreftys command to demand a difavowal of the proceedhgs of his Catholic Majcftys fervants at Port in which force had been ufed againft his Majeirys fubjefts fettled there and alfo to that the affairs of that fettlement fhould re ftored to the ftate in which they were fuch Having by the Kings order communicated to you the lubfcance of what has paffed on this occa I am to deiire that you will immediately wait upon and tell that Minifteiy that as the inilance of the fincerity of his Mijeftys rriendinip for his Catholic and of his wifhes to preferve the you are direct ed to repeat to him the contents of this and to w nether his Catholic Majefty by difavowing a meafure which his Ambailkdor not fb have been authorized by his particular m and hy reftoring things to the precife late in which they flood before Bnccarelli un dertook this rafh will put it into his Maieftys power to fufpend thofe under the prefent his honour wfll not permit him to I py of a Letter from Lord Vifcount Weymouth to S I by the time this reaches you have got anfwer to I am to defire you will redil jatch Potter directing him to call ipon WaJpole and if the anlwcr is delayed onger than there feems you difpatch a fervant with an account of what you have and your opinion of keeping Potter to Diing the anfwer which you fhall I Copy of a Letter from Harris to Lord Vifcount Weymoth brought by and received on the 8th of My the arrived here with the cverSI difpatches your Lordthip was pleafed to ho nour Monday the and fhould not kave detained him fo had I not wifhed lave been able to have fen your Lprdfhip a latis ra6lory anfwer on the different points they con I on the receipt ot your Lordihips orderSj waited on dc whom found already anticipated by a courier he had received from Prince on the fubjed I had to lay before him it gave me no fmall pleafure to in the courfe of our conver that he was by no means illdifpofed to pay hat attention to it I begun by I was come to fpeak to him on an affair which had given his Majefty the great l concern and not only becaufe it at fo deeply the dignity of his but alfo becaufe it was of a nature which put it out of his power to apply fuch a remedy as he wifhed that this inadvertent meafure was the more as it happened in a moment when the two courts had been profufe in their proteftations of friendfhip the one towards the other and that nothing but the fincere defire his Majefty had of maintaining the public and of mewing his cordial af fection to his Catholic could prevent its difturbing the peace of Esrope that as his Majefty had nothing fo much af heart as thefe two had orders to repeat to his Excel lency what had already been faid to Prince Maf in and to as the only means of preventing fatal that his Catholic Majefty fhould difavow the proceed ings of Governor Buccareili y and that he would give the neceflary orders for tie eftablifhed in Falkland to be reftoredto their fettle ment on the fame footing they were before this inconfiderate expedition that I flattered niy feeing the jufticc on Which this propofitipn was it would meet with no obftaclej tnej more is it was evident the meafure had bceni taken without the or leaft appearance of authority of his Catholic 1 alfo took occafion to that pa this demand we with the leaft illwill or animofity j that we founded pur pretenfions Gmply on the principles of equity and and from which his Majefty could not depart veuhoUC facrificiDg Uu dignity of and Interefts of his fubjecls and that fu from being animated by any fuch ldVhis that at the fame time I had re celved thefe I was commanded to affu him how much pleafure it had given your Lordlhip to find the good and candour which ap pcared in his anfwer to the memorials I lately prefcnted and that I had particular inftruclions to tjuork him on that I concluded by fay ne could not but perceive the fituation in fehich this rafh ftep had placed which was ticb a one as nothing but the acceding to the pre pofitipns I mad could terminate it or jot a fkp to thole which in the pre lent moment it was unbecoming hk Majftys ho mour to de Grimaldi anfwered me in vary vague forms concerning the expedition anc its fuccefs j that c had no reafon to forefee fuch an event would fince it was notorious their djfapprobation of our eftablilnment in Falkland and that it had o7bo been the of dilcuflion that however he was exceedingly it had taken place j and that the moment they heard it was they had difpatched a veifel from Corunna to prevent which unfor tunately arrived too late that ftill he could not blame the conduft of asit was Fonnded on die laws of America aid we are fo very defirous of andhare o much to lofe by that we avfiid it at any Wtc that all his Catholic Majefty wifhed forj was to confident with his own honeur and die wel fare of his people and for asmuch asthefe two points were compatible with our I might be allured of its being agreed I repeat to you added we have fo little to and b much to Lib by a that nothing but the aft neceiiity could reduce us to fo violent a nea ure and that he did not but on his laying my memorial before the King and his mould receive an anfwer which would be tho roughly fatisradory to and at the fame time fave their I here that nothing but cite acquiefcing to uie propofitions I had made could lave that therefore I hoped he would apt tefe fight of them that I pofilively aflure our defire for peace correfponded with and lot if it fhould be unfortunately broken wouli be without reproach on our He re all will go well and I a day or to enableyou to difpatch your courier agreeable This converfation pafled Tuefday Ycfterday dArandacame from Madrid and this about two hours de Grimaldi took me and faid he lad laid my memorial before the and that us Majefty was refolved to do every thing in his to in an amicable this affair that ther fore he admitted our demand and that he aifented to it in every point confiftent with lis as wellas was to be con idered that as this matter could only e determined in and trot at or lers had been given to Prince Mafleran to lay be ore your Lordfhip the feveral ideas which had been uggefted on this head and that they only differed n the and not he trufted fome me of them would be I begged his ellcncy would tell me in in what thefe erms He faid they were we might choofe thofe we liked bcft that jt was need efs to tell them fince I might be fatisfied they LifFcr only in the not in the from oar I then aflced whether I might con ider this an anfwer to my memorial He laid I might and that he hoped my court would look upon it a favourable fince nothing could in lucethem to condefcend fo great de ire of maintaining the gopd harmony between the two my waS the fum of the onverfation what has paffed between this mini ter and me on this tranfadion and I muft entreat your Lordfhip will forgive if I have not detail ed it fo minutely as I could fince I am very eager to difpatch fo that he may arrive in England at leaft as foop as a who lefr this place for Prince Mafleran a few uours I have the honour of James I have the honour of inclofing the memorial I prefented to de Grimaldi on this The my having been that the who commands at Buenos or his Catholic had taken upon o difpoflefs the Englifh by irom the fettle ment they had formed at Port in Falk aads I Lave received orders from my o reprefent to your the concern and urprife that fuch an outrage has occasioned to his and that at a time when the two courts are mutually giving the ftrongeft aflurances riendfhip and fuch meafures fhould have jeen which cannot fail to interrupt the good larmony fubfifting between It is difficult o how an of this nature can ail of drawing after it the moft fatal without giving up the dignity of the my and the welfare of his In the mean his who has nothing fo much at as to prove the fincerity of his regard for his Catholic has commanded me to repeat to your as the ftrongeft mark of the de lire he has for preferring the peace between the wo what has been alreadyfaid tiiereupon o his Catholic Majeftys Ambaflador at and to whether his Catholic in difavowing the meafures which his faid AmbalTador at London aflures to have been not authprifed by ids particular will reftore things upon the fame footing they were this enterprize In the my will fituation to fuipendthe which in the prefent fiction tffifaaV his March Tefttrday arrived the Mail from Accordingto the laft letters Tom the frontiers of the troops which the Srand Tent to the army are the fineft the Ottoman having raifed and difciplined fhem iiimfelf when he was BaJhaw of Their arrival in the camp immediately reftored Bor der and reftrained the It is affured that the1 Ottoman army is making the neceflary pre parations to take the field early in the and hat imrnenfe magazines of forage are forming on hat Thefe advices that the Signior is determined to go to if not deterred frdm it by fuccefs of Aly Key whofe motions feem to prognofticate the entire concueft of the The Ruffians are making the moft vigorous efforts for the The Sieur Chenu has publifhed a treatife tP prove the inefficacy of quarantines tapre vent the communication of the ed honour will not permit him to The juftjce and equity of this are too evi to make itneceflary for me to enter into any difcuffion on with your I help that cur who formed at firft that fettlement at Port and thofe who have fucceeded him in that com had inftrudions to warn the fubjefts of other if fuch were found there to with draw themfelves from thence at the feme orders were given to thofe to mate joint fettlements with the fubjefts of atiy othe European power they might fincl if they fufed to depart after due and to refer the difcuffion of the right of pofTeffion to their refpec tive without coming to decifidn thereof by force of Your wfll permit me alfo to that the proceeding of has been diametrically oppofite to fucK if they had been given to him at the this which is now nf The moft difficult might have been Amicably and by chat means cement the pacific pofitions which the two courts entertained in re gard to each inftead of producing difagree able To be concluded in our the remedies proper to purify the mafs and we are aflured the governmenthas ordered that isJS fhall be made of his new A fhip lately arrived from Ragufa n 20 the Captain of which that he met 20 Ruffian men of war fleering their courfe towards the For fome days paft a report has prevailed that the ung of Sardinia is in a very criricaLftate of nd that on account of his great age his recovery is ooked upon to be very SHIP No ftip in the Wind PORT of MARCH ENTERED From the CLEARED OUTW For Rhode che For the For the For the For the For the William The following is copy the certificate which Alderman Wilkes gave to Eti yard Twine Car enter who apprehended Wheble s mentioned in our March This is to that John the Pub ifhcr of the Middleiex was this day ap rehended and brought one Ma Jultices of the Peace for the City of jy Edward Twine of Lon JOHN Wilkes then wrote the following letter To the Right the Earl of one of hit Maiettys Principal Secretaries of My GuildbaU of I had the honour of officiating this day as the Sitting Juftice at John Pub imer of the Middlefex a Freemanof was apprehended and brought before me by Edward Twine who appears to be nei her a nor PeaceOfficer of this demanded of what crime Wheble was and if oath had been made of his haviag cpm any or breach of the or if he ay under a fufpicion ftrong enough to juftify his or Carpenter hat he did not accufe Wheble of but lad apprehended him merely in confeqWfipe of his Majeftys for which the reward of As I found there was no caufe of complaint againft I thought it clearly my duty to that he had rehended in the City in dired vio ation of the rights of an the hartcred privileges of a Cixizen pf this metropolis nd to DISCHARGE He then made a formal ompaint of the afTaultupon him by Carpenter I herefore bound him over to proiecute in a recog nizance of and Carpenter to appear andan wer the complaint at the next QuarterSefions of he Peace of this in a recognizanceof with two furetiesin recognizances of 20L I my your Lordfhips moft humble Signed Wi K ES Riebl Earl sf Xajl night about feven ThomjL Prater of the his own in John and by him carried before Aldorman Oliver at as being one of the perfbcs ift his Proclamation batnot ;