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Bingleys Journal (Newspaper) - September 14, 1771, London, Middlesex From September A T DA September Tor BWIGLEYS of an ExtrdQ front a Letter to NOTHER proof thatLord North is but a may be drawn from the fate of bis OVJH for whom he obtained two but had the mortification to find and himfclf equally The circumftances arfe curious therefore I will relate Upon a rumour fome time ago of Walpoles who was of the 18th of dragoons in Lord North aflted the commiffion for bis coufin and had a promife of it but the report of Waipoks death proving the affair went Some time after Walpole really and Lord North fent over an official letter to the Lord of in the ufnal defiring he would recommend CoL Burgoyne told the that the commiffion ought to be given to Major Lyons j it was done fo accordingly and when the Firft Lord of the Treafury complained of this overruling influ he was that bt could not expefl the King jbauld keep a promife made a twelvemonth The other inftance happened but a few days Upon thelate promotion of Lord Lord North alked the vacant commiffion in the Irifti regiment for Burgoyne and we that Ms Lordfhip went out of town in full confidence that his coufin was to have Yet it was given to So that however more often fible Lord North would wifh to have the world believe however more independent and felffufEcient to the duties of a vrifli to appear than his predeceiTors in labours under the molt abfolute con troul of your Lordihips little when ever he would enlarge his drag him back immediately within the fmall which your the grand hath thought pro per to allow You my by this fine wrought Scheme of hewn the Englifli mobility and how fincerely they are how little regard is paid to their affection for government and my Lordj ift bear to that vernment a rivetted dejeflation their judices I extended to the King and may reach his innocent posterity i Theie men whom you fee fpurned and fcornfuliy by your will never Although bred ap at the feet of fo able a mailer as your Lordfhip they have indeed the addrefs to dif until opportunity fhall bring things to fuch a that little or no hazard can at tend their defigns and be that the dif contents of the whole kingdom are operating powerfully for their The mifcondud of James impretfed fuch hatred in his peoples his his and even his that nothing could make them eafy until they were expelled and the name of a Scotchman was more odious to the Englifh by his than it had been in the times of the Plan tagenets and when the two nations met other almoft every year in open The acceptance of place or penfion is no proof of their fincerity to if places and peniions are to be difpofcd why fhould not they receive a part of their countrys which would beftow on perfons more unwor They will my to accept your favours until the very moment they com plex your ruin A Liveryman of the who upon the lateeleclion of was brought up from Coventry to vote againft had been well entertained upon the and roundly bribed into the bargain but when arrived at the to the great furprife of his he voted for the Patriot he was then why he would travel at the ex pence of the itjhen determined to vote againft it and he like an old that it was always his quarter upon the te fabula The dear bought my of Welbore and Tommy is a poor for the lofs the King fuflains from the fmothered re fentment of the nobility and and from the avowed of the bad my to that indulgent who raifed you from an Through a fatal and he gave you all his confidence and you have robbed him of the confidence and affection of his people and you have led him into a maze of from which the moft confummate wifdom would now be fcarce able to difengage You my upon a corrupt and would fupport your domination by thefcrms of by the authority of that branch of once fo revered in this The Houfe of Commons is no longer the kind of the but the inftrument of flavery and in the hands of a mini It was againft the power of the that the privilege of Parliament was intended to be our not to be exercifed againft the people for itwas abfurd to that they would ever violate their own in thofe of their repre To purfue without the intereft of their was formerly theat moft ambition of the of BO no inquifitoriai did they pre tend or defire j bat privilege of Parliament become a twoedged cutting always iti fa vour of adminiftrauon and is or is juft as it belt anfwer the poies of When you had fet on the deluded wotnafl Carlton to deftroy although his cafe was neither that of breach of privilege of Parliament was trampled upon and the refolutions of the Hooie of Commons by the wellbred Fletcher ta the oaths of a parcelof drunken But when privilege of ment is to in the dirty work of Zinst in of in feloniottiy erafing a jcpficiai record i whan any nonal outragewas to be by an exeir tipn of then it becomes yond and is wound up to its hjgheft moft tyrannical This fportidg with which is univerfally has dered them contemptible to the people there upon luch rotten it is to recline they form too flight a reft heSLFyj a delinquent as your LorJfhip your load of ac cumulated crimes for ten wil overturfi them with its Will not the fenfe of an injured prefled by every mark of exceptac tual at length convince tfiat they do not confider thernfelves as duly represented in Parliament Do you not fee that they only until by frequently they have discharged the redundancy of duty uot fee them look up to the and the preceding by his unjJit witli a of adoration Were they n t upon the 1ate in the to tear in merely for being fufpffctcd of having veered a fingie point to the thofe very who but one enjoyed their you not perceive the dangerous iagacity qjTthjs fcumofthe in difcerning the fmaUeftIpack of defection in Townfend and Oluer how even the embrio of an enemy cannot efcape their obfer vation Hath itrnot been clear to as 3e that neither the ex nor profligacy or hath caufed the they pretend oat a arftinci tfiat connections with hLn muft fliut the of Jamess for ever agaioft them as he is one of the very few whofe irreconcilability with and intripidity in his countrys can pitfmife an entire1 fedrefsof griev and a thorough reformation of our confti in thofe material articles of ihort Parlia a place and an fairpro portioned reprefentation of the If thefe circumftaritial truths not undeceive for my muft leave to be by thofe dreadful which you are likely td bring upon your King and Proftor from being brought to open dif and probably the gibbet for there are no acceffaries in murder they are all And if Balfe and had remained as tfieir fentence pronounced them to guilty of Sir who had employed them in that ini quitous muft have alfo been In my neither the Serjeant nor purfned this matter fo far as they or might have This was a matter of mtfch higher importance than even the Middlefex in returning Luttrel yets they eafily dropt The election oppofition certainly more obvioufly for their own inte this breach of our law and was more interefting to the fubjecl than any thing that ever happened in this It was a moft daring affront to jaftice in pardon ing a brace complete villains in low and at the fame rime a piece of yet dangerous of preventing an minifterial briber of elec tors forthe county of from ex hibited according to his deferts at I have and that this piece of was the offspriftg of the joint labour of Lord Mansfield and Sir Fletcher creatures of fuch Abhorrent and fuch luxuriant mifchievous andyet fo much entrenched in the royal and weltered by mini fterial corruption and having engrofled the whole few to tftetnfelyesv and their flavifh can be curbed JJV the falubrious Whilft Kings and Judges have behaved themfelves and made the law of the Utodthe rule of their they have al ways flept in fafety j when they have departed from their dutyj they have ever found fome ge undaunted who has put an end fo her tyranny and and who has freedom and liberty to an injured Yoursi OLIVER To the P R I N T E KNOW of nothing fo little underftood as that of mercy in Princes the multitude often mif take it for the what it really and fometimes the King may himfelf weakly when he is pardoning an unworthy that inftead of committing an aft of and in juftice to his by fetting lodfe upon them men of fastened and mifchievous he is only exefcifing the heavenly prerogative of for Some fpeculative people judge of the clemency of a by comparing the number of malefactors that are executed to the proportion of thofe that are condemned but that is far from being The true method of is to compare the merits of the objects that obtain the Royal with thofe who fuffer the and to obferve what fteps are taken by Majefty to punifh and prevent ini Charles the Second once pardoned a mur derer the ruffian a fecond offence the fame nature j a courtier told the Kingof and thafnow the villain ought certainly to be hanged faid his the fel low fliould have died for his firft crime it is me that ought to be hanged now for this fecond mur Balfe and MQnirk were hardened in vil lainy they were common who let them felves out to The bufinefs they were upon at Brentford was of a moft alarming nature to the people of To be in fuch a buflnefs as interrupting the freedom of an of deferved death but when attended with no or fhould have been fuffered to take place in their But the toying of after they were found guilty by their by furgeons who are noteligibfe to ferve on Juries in this is fuch a mockery of and fo repugnant to our that it malt ftain the prcfent reign with indelible this villainous con trivance had fomsthing more in view than the fcreenifig fuch infamous wretches from the pu they had fo juftly The delign was to prevent Sir William Beauchamp LorM RTHs SOLILO QU Y the approaching City TO or not to that is the quef tion tis better the Treafury bags houCd jell in quiet on their or by a mi to fend the orbs their caits through the Livery of juildhall nojhing aad by this iingle not only fcape the pain of a but leap the boundsour virtuous anctflors have roade againft the power of a Walpolian devoutly to be perchance for to be theres the for from that fource what evils may be Ive on trial the refpecl that makes the wary Minuter forego the name of when he regards it whowould bear tire Citys loud the names of WILRES and CROSBY ecchoed through the the idletalk of and above all the daring ffirit of when he might filence all with a full purfi Oh who would hear the Scum of the Earth tofs up their fWeltecsJ and hail the of their choice Blil that the betdletiefs of office the lynxs eyt of with all the Argus train of his aflb fright the and makes us rather let the election take its legal than run the hazard of being ilovjn and Thus does the open fear of fhame oft fave a Minifter from and thus the fmiling face of many a deep laid project is ficklied over with a pale caft of and lofe tha name of i To the P RI N T E A we have had the beft yielding crops forts of attended with a fine yet forry I am to that there is no profpect of Hew wheat and barley being rather dearer than they been for fome efpecially at The caufe of which one would think too vifible to need a and too plain to be denied for if we this do not as I before obferyed experience the good effeSs of it will be a convincing proof that it is impoffible to attain whilft we have fo little land in whoever is in earneft about lower ing the price of they muft of neceffity endeavour to encourage the free ufe of the For unlefs we have more land in tillage than at the firft failing crop will be the ruin of thisonce plentiful let the love of money far once give way to that of a good if we can believe the facred oracles of divine is of more worth than tha greateft eftate in the land for which rea although by enclofing and converting plow land into many double their as the purfuit of this practice is fo fraught with public it is to be that fome groat perfon will foonoppofe this dreadful fcourge of poor But notwithftanding thefe admo the King and Parliament will perfevere in enclofing and encouraging will alk them one queftion or two What will it avail them to enclofe all the fields and commons in if thsy lofe the love confidence of the people the bargain r Or what profit will arife if by encreafing pafturagte the poor fliould be ftarved into actual rehellioof For let all that it may be poflible jby per fevering in the modern trade of ftaryiftg EngiiflY to force moft dutiful fubjecls things which they ought not to which rhp want of leaders only hath hitherto As fome one who figns himfelf hath lately accufed me of being wilfully for not difcovering that luxury is thecaaw of thepfeieht dearnefs I in my animad vert upon that the mean timej ami Yours For B t N c L BYS To Welch vjho promifed to fotd tbt author a By LLUSTRIOU5 fon of Great CadwahaderV Have thy dogs cacLhd my hare and fwailowd hei1 I Traitjlatedfrom tbt Hig By f Adaq fleptj from him his Eye W Strange iis firft fleep flTould be his lift WASHING w E E K I N O To 1tt dear we both You bred in I brfed at fta That cleaTiliriets is oft A curfed plague abofct a And always met ourwnrm When boys with to ttie beggar the King tledn linenS a reviving thingi Though both thefe ciagues dont reacRj The beggar ftrips at fecund In Tome clear and on the thond Spreads out his rigs to The Great man fencs all fas Kot caring for a fiagle cloutj more happy Hes not obliged to count the Nor luff them into canvas Oio nor write the Lord bave mSrcy on us all Wheneer wa all hands mult fall To IbmethlM or another j For Madam fioWs ind flies n3w nowonti DaVbling through wetand This curfed time all comfort flies At fix he Come And get tlib lines hong to my I I dare as wcH be haugd as for fear rny dove ftiould Breakfaft is and whipd Becaufe the wafliers want thJr tea Before that Iva half done The doors all linens The ky looks black Come Shall we rain or fun VHi My you need not be in It ink it dees not look like O then wtll out When lo the words have hardly But there cones a heavy And ail rnuii be rinsd Then tenfoldfalls the peal on me j You to be ten years at fca See fee the linen del I fneak i whilj I hiar lirall the while Calling me blacK and But what fHll troubles mors my mind Amidft fuch at once tofind The waiter as he nngs Cracking fome jeft j ciicn oer the tub Paufes and every rub With pleafure fweats I I muft all And truly love a wellwjflid ihirtj But ODce a monti this reek Is more than flelli and blood can bear AnJ him I hateJh malce his hare A every week IF Wilkes in the fide of the King is a What then mud he be in the Lrealt cf poor Home It I cuy be allowd th cxjircfiion to Inftead of a 1 ihink luna a H E K E A S my ANN TROT daughter to Edward Trotter of Eka in in the kingdom of IK who was iirlt married to my grind Captain Patrick Maxwellof in and afterwards to Lul lam Battwell of in by her laft wai and a fmdil eltlte m called and a Bifhcps to rfiy aunt and Jennet and the heirsmale of raymother3 aunt having no iflue and immediately on my chers my Jonah of ftj theeounty of did treat with perfons ui England in order to difpoie of laid I therefore ratc this public msthorf of cauticiinj from with thi laid Jonah lor eftate and rr hops as I am the and lawful aBr my juft my life and Given under my at in the county ol 1 aad of levtilth day of o AMYAS ;