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Edinburgh Chronicle, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1760, Edinburgh, Midlothian r v VOL'. II. From SATURDAY 9.. toi.MOSAV PRINTER. SIR, r A king a walk the cnherxmoming as far as the Found ling-hofpital, I could not but obferve the great refort of the ?male fex (with infants in their arms) going ito that fuperb evince. I afterwards re- with that although this had jpeared to me a moil fignal "inlUnce of noble and loadable piece charity, td preferve the lives of fo many rings brought ifjto exigence yet I couid >t fielp at the "fame time, that ic-mcu io vairy along ic an air of Nbtx filing to reft my opinion here, I gan m confnkr what the inducement gfhtbeVthat had produced the general option of children into fhis hofpital, ar.d that the principal tnufl have been r' preservation of fa great a number of which orhtfrtvkj? might have been fed; 'and tranfplancatibn of fo many ijefts into the community, in order to fee them femceable to thtir country, pediems highly farionaJ, and even com- .as tbry tend effectually fo djf- irage floih and idlenefs. feoiyet though this charity toay bepio- ftive of the aforementioned good, may it at 'twieVfcrlbofeed' upon as ata ouragement to celibacy, by being an o- t afylanrfor illegitimates if com my is fo for from being increaled, that very foundation of its Hreasith is ondef- it-d by k. Maniage. is undoubtedly the it fource of propagation, ,and whatever Is to preclude that, leads to opulation therefore, fh rhi- view, the r.ty is hurtful. 'that ceHfeacy is mote dominant now tha'h "formerly, I be7- f, no Body will 'deny and the e it i, encouraged amon'gft us.tlie great- and frequent will be the dlure- ts and propcnfity to So we may reafonably expca, that'if that :h contributes to the caufe of this evil is leffened or taken away, the effect will fail fo cprrefpond itr proportion. For e and eftec! aj.wavs aft Yours, F. Y. I think they weie omdrucd till the bill had both houfes. I that foroething of the like could now be done, upon a fuijeft of much greater importance to us, I- mean the of Nonh America. 1 do cot mean the of Canada, only; but if buui fef fmm they are galJiog our feriieraents. rfi th'Jy Ijtejy the Wthejii (rqm dnada j ftii' York govewment, Pefrfylvama, land, and.Virgmw. have fufftrfed fVom French and their Indians frdm Canada, 4s' To the editort 1 I R, HZ years when it became neceffa X to lay a farther difcouragement, than at tirae was provided, upon rhe impor- T of French cambricks. a gemieman of attachment to the his coun- rocured th< words, No inferted the margin Of One' r Cert public papers at tnat time and carrying into execution froxn Lo'yiJJan'a. by the French and fbatherh Jndiatts tKe in a falfe ligW j angry abulire paragraphs, dull monitors, be-en written tb the phrafe hte that is exdtting fo duAaonflrate fnat the ufe of fphi tuous liquors encntcs rhe hurts the jkopb r m kn.d, Aat there h a at every one has felt Influence. ;8ot let me alkVverycaodld; reader, Is this true of rhe quelliori f h Ji i ccr-ainthat it is nqt. Ic ,'s ihe ouantiry h ts. th fame ariu of J North andjSouth Carolina, g'a. WhiJft .any p.irt of the continent is' iKhabhed ty the French, fo iong tfce jicace; of Brifaia is precarious. their! inclination ever to diUrefs Ut it there-! tore be qUr arid Jet the paper that- would be efteemed the wtrfj it, till ine point is determined ffmitjt the Bntifb and French jit any part but tbi rivers, lines, are of no conference bent opoa Encroachments, and1 who think all things lawful that they can ac- couiplifli, and frOm ftigju-f ''Art We "cleaner, or ain t are not To clean in tV f Nothing.but fupenor' force and; j former1 wduld entail expehce withoufend and as is by no meahs'a leading in the Britifh tqnfti- I hope it will be granted that' tie- ocean alone ought to be the boundary be-' tween us, that is, the French fhould' have" no )pofleifions in America and to this fee. hondt Britain fay Amen. 'fay ''Aat' ins year, of 2928, tW. ttof. tahty, is tKeir being fomt; though f ihe jfreat ftrefs laid on to. pre- jfidtee the malt-diH.llery itt.efcs' cSP th -J'i' 'i The a wife meafore becaufe it was To the PRINT E R. r s i R, Since the publication of the defenfee of ihe malt-diliilleryi the eyes of man- havu been opened, and they now fnd how-much they have been abwfcd by the .intgrefled relisions ef Weft- India bidiidy-weichants, fdgar-ba- brokers, and r all of whom have very good reafons for efpoufing rhefu-, to the y Jivil lery the is not Whe- ther the people fhrfll drink fpirituous liquorss but, Whether thofe Hquars fijall be extraatd fiom fugar and growth of the Connies, or grain, the" produce of o-r mother country; orftail be imported .to us the frorn'Hol land or France, in the article of eeneya and brandy? Many jkns have been empJoyed jo f Vfl'l UC" ve; be, forced itf give waV to aggrandize the cronies. The hnded gentlemfeh of Eng- land donor, at this tirrieiaakjf'3 J. -per tent. of their whereas tte prophetors.of our fugar-tofonies (without the they got yearly by the of the than i per cent, of theirs no ffldlild employ all fopJiitiry mercenary 'writers arecapabTe of to falfe ghsft t6 their .caufe, and endeavour sslflead the public by mreclives which toprereiu inqiHring, ironi gram not as any .other. ,u But thefe difinterefted are ad- f ocates for the be ad- .vancrdjMhe poor be ftarvedJ Strange, that they mould ;feel fonhe poor; who haVe bcew tfhdeavouridg.to keep by ex. travagantly advancing tljai fi neceifenly uied by every family f -Jf'th-fe pofiuons were they woirfd deforve very ferjaus bot vnJdrtunatdy for chefe the jnak-diftilrery' a prefervative againrt Vamine, and Has been the tneans'of bread having betn cheap for fikv years paii. price of wheat, ftom 1645 SPAPFRf ;