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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 3, 1746, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. SATURDAY, January 5, 174.6-7. Nv m b. -5S04.. ZVtf/, January 1 IS Majelfps Ships, with the Outward-bound remain as in my laft. Wind E.N*.E. The Gildart, Holme, from Virginia, isarriv'd at Cork. 1 he PhilUs, Long, from New-England, at Falraomh. Proceedings and Refolutions of the Scotch Convention upon the Abdications/" King Jd M E S. Proper is be c:nfider'd by all the North Britilh Pro-"1te^tBtt>�/ tl is Day, have fiill any AffsClian for a .Popifb King. The 12th cf -April, 1689, the Throne of Scotland was declar'd vacant by Forfeiture, and ar Aft of Recognition was drawn op in the Form following. THAT whereas James the Seventh, being a profeffed Papift, did a-flbme the Regal Power, and act as a King, wichout ever taking ihe Oath required by Law, whe;eby every K'ng at his Accefs to the Government was cblig'd to fwear to maintain the Proceilant Religion, and to rule the People according to the laudable Laws ; and by the Advice of wicked Conniellors did invade the Fundamental Constitutions of the Kingdom of Scotland, and al-ter'J it from a legal limited Monarchy, to an Arbitrary and Defpotick Power ; and, in a Publick Proclamation, af-fertcd an Abfolute ^Power to annul and difable all Laws ; particularly by arr||gning the Laws, establishing the Pro-tcftn.t Religion ; and-exerted that Power to the Subversion of the Protestant Religion, ?.nd to th,. Violation of the Laws and Liberties of the Kingdom. By erecting publick Schools and Societies of the Jefu-'ts, and nor only avowing Mafs to be publickly faid, but alio converting Proteilanc Chapels and Churches to publick Mafs-hoiiies, contrary to the Exprefs Laws againft Saying and Hearing Mafs. 1 By allowing Popifh Bceks to be printed and difperftd, by a Patent to a Pop�Pa Piinter, deiigning him Printer to his Majeity's Houihold, College and Chapel, contrary to Law. By taking the Chi'dren cf Prctr.lant Noblemen and Gentlemen, ferdirg them abroad n be bred Papids ; and bellowing Penfions on Priells to pervert Proteihn's from their Religion, by Offer., of places and i\clcrmer,: = . By (.Manning fr^t* Hants, while at the fam-/'i ime he emp'cy'd Papiib in P.aces of the greateft Trait, bo.h Civii and Mili.ary, and r.trutUag the Forts and .YLgaz.ncj in their Hands. By imping Oaths contrary to L.nv. By exacting M >r.ey without Content of Parliament, or Convention of Estates. By levying and keeping up a Standing Army in Time of Pence, wkiuuc Cor.ienc of Parliament, ar.J maintaining them u-;on Free Quarter By cv/iploying the Officers of the Army, as Judges ihroughc-H the Kingdom ; by whom the Subject:.- were put to Dtath w.'hout Legal Trial, Jury, or Re:jrd. By impofmg exorbitant Fines to the \'a!ae cf the Parties Estates, exac^qg extraragjnt Bail, and disposing and Forfeitures beToie any Procefs or Conviction. By lmnrjfomng Peifoas without expreifing the Rcafbn, and delaying to bring theru to Trial. By ccufing fever.d Perftn:* to be prcfeeuted, and their Eiute* to be forfaited upon Scratches of old and forfeited Law:-, upon weak and frivolous Pre:? a Commil-iion de bene piacito, to difpofe them to a Compliance of Arbitrary Courfes, and turning them oaf. of their Offices, if they rcfus'd to comply. A D V E RT \W M i- N i $ By grantingPerfonal Proteins for Civil Debts contrar? *  That the fining Huibands for their Wives withdrawing to Law. All-which were Miscarriages of King James, utterly and dkeftly contrary to the kno^n Laws, Fretconas ani . Statutes of the Realm of Scot/and. Upon which Grounds - and Reafons, the Eftites of the Kingdom of Scotland did find and" declare, That King James the Seventh, being a profelt Papifl, did affume the-Regal Power, is'c. (as at the Beginning) whereby "he bad forfeited the Right of the Crown, and the ThroDe was become vacant. Therefore in regard his Royal Uighr.efs, then Prince of. Orange, $nce King of England, whem it pleas'd God to make the glorious Inftrument of delivering thefe Kingdoms from Popery and Arbitrary Pcnver, by Advice cf feveral Lords and Gentlemen of tiie Scotch Nation then at Londoi, did caliche Eftatej of this Kingdom to meet upon the? Four'eenth of March laft, in order to fuch an EftablilTi-ment, as tka: their Religion, Laws and Liberties might not again bs in danger of being fubverted. The (aid Eftates being at that time alTembled accordingly in a full and free Repreftntative of tne Nation,-taking into their moil fCrious Confideution, the bell means for attaining the Ends aforefaid, did in the firft place, ai their Anceliors in 'the like Cafes had ufually done, for the Vindicating and Afferting -their Ancient Rights and Liberties, declare, That by the Law of Scotland, no Papili could be King or Queen of the Realm, nor bear any Office whatever therein, nor that any Proteflant SuccelTor could exerciie the Regal Power, till he or they had fvvorn the Coronation Oath. That aJ! Proclamations afierting an nbTolute Power to null and d fable Laws, in order to the erecting Schools and Coilegej tor Jei'uits'; converting Protectant churches and Chapels into Mafs-Houfe*, and the allowing Mafs to be laid,was contrary to Law. Tim tiie a;lo*ving Popilh Books to be printed and dif-perf.d was contrary to Law. That the taking the Children t-f Nc-blerncn, Gertlemen and oibers, ard keeping them a: road to be bred PapiiU ; the making Funds and Donations to Pepifh Schools and Colleges, the beitowlng Penf.ons or. Pi..:t:. and thefedu-cing Proiellants from their P-'-'.igL/ v_ffe;j of Places and Preferments wascontra'y to Lr.v. That the difarnyng of proteftr..,: , and the employing Papift: in the gteaieft places of Tral; jo:�i .__v:I and All;i- tary, \c. w.-s G./ trary U the Law. That the imp-.'fingan Oath wit hoc: Authority of Parliament, was contrary to Law. That the railing of Money withoa.t Content of Parliament or Convention was contrary to Law. ' the employing Oiricer^ of u;e Armyas fudge.-, &c. was contrary to Law. That the impolir.g extraordinary Fine.-, wzi contrary to La','/. '1 hat the imprifoning of Perfons withoat exprcfiing t!re. Reafons, ic. was the lame. That the profecuting and (eizing Mens Eltatet a.- forfaited upon fti-etches cl old and obiolete Law;, &x. v>a; contrary to Laiv. 'i hat the nominating and imposing Magiilrate-, &;c. upon Burroughs, contrary to their the fame. That the fending Letters to tiie Courts of Justice, ordaining the Judges to defilt from determining of CaWes, and ordaining them how to proceed [in Caufas depending before them, &c. was contrary to Law.  That the granting of perfonal Protections, &c. wa: the fame. That the forcing the Subject to depofe agaiafl thtm-felves in Capital .Caujes, however the' Punishment were reflricted, wascOntrary to Law. That the ufmg Torture without Evidence, or in O.di-nary Crimes was contrary to Law. That the fending of an Army in a Hostile manner into any part of the Kingdom, in time of Peace, aad exacting Locality and Free Quarter, was the fame. That charging the Subjects with Law burroughs at the King's Jnilance, and impofing Bonds without Authority of Parliament, and the fufpending Advocates for not appearing when Bonds were offer'd, was contrary to^Law. That the putting Gar. -e Rie,htc f the Suhie-ft to reck!-n the I md ImprilGnments lor iuch iilsw'd upon dice "of the Pec 'all and their undoubted Rights Jnd Irbcr-or Procec'Hnf,-. t-i the ?rej-> r.v ct tha P' ou^hC hcre.Ler in Example ; but that Ha- ImpTifcnrr.'.'i nd r;p;orcus Execfl- in any wife to be diawn all Forf'ejtmes, Fines, Lei's cf Ofncr; nilhmcnts, Prcfi-cutions, Peifecutioi.s tions be confider-wd, and :;ia i'.uc.^s iedreis"d. To which Demand cf their Rights, and Redrefi of their Grievance;, they took themfelvcs to be crco".r � g'd b,- the King of England''s Declaration for the Kingdom of .\cot-hind in Oclober latt, as being the cn'y Means for oo'ajnirrg a full Redrefs and Remedy tisercin. Therefor-, for as muca as they had an c.n'ire Confidence that his Miijeity would perfect the Dciivarance fo far advanced by him, and would fall prtferve them from the Violation of the Rights which they had a&'rrc:!, and f^m all4other Attempts u^oh" their Religion, Laws and Liberties. The faid Eibtes of the K ;ngdom cf Sc:t!a-:J had re-folv'd, that William and Mary, - King and Q ten cf nd Qaeen of Scy.lw.d, tu Dignicy of the laid ;K:ng- En^ldnd, be decla.'ed King ho.d the Crown aVici Poyai dorh to them the fad King and . r wn and R'-yJ Dignity of ireftii.l Kingdom b: to uvj Hii's ct t:>e b dy o; the did (>ueeu Which fallirg, to the Princefs .Inne cf Lcn/.nain; and the Heirs of her Cody ; which alib r'iihrc. to the heu� ef the Body of the Said i-y'JUcr., king or' E-^Lnd. And then withal they pray'd the :-:d -vit.g^ and Queen to accept the fame at It was alio declare I tae f {heuld be taksfi by a'i l'r^tcit.n-.:: Allegiance or any other Oaths be required bv Law iatiead of Allegiance, and all other Oaths be aorugited. The Oath was bu^.lVt:, ar.d con: which was prvlcrib'd in E^laa.i. that an Oath c.e Oath of attrumcnt, bv wh..m aud Decla.atlor.s m'uM ; and -hat the Oat-iCof -.a DcvLrutions fijw-jld :aD.e to :)uc L O N D O X. his Rrval High-v.j ravetend fr^m Yellerday Mortung ab:uc S o'CIock, nefs the Duke of Cumberland landed at Holhsnd, anli at Sp cam>: t> Lambeth, and cr-fs'd the Water in a B.rge to Whitehall, and from thence walk'd thro' the Par!; to St. Jame^s, to pay his Duty to his Ma-jclt,, being accompanied by feveral Ptri'ons of Distinction. After whi:h th?re was a very fplenaid Appearance cf the Nobility andcientry at Court, to compliiiient his Royal Highnefs o.i Ids fa/e Arrival. Wehear, that Adminl Warren will have the Command of a Squad.on, intended for an Expedition concerted. 7'here i,- certain Advice thit the Liulfb iurg Fyreftip, Capt. Delamotte, is taken by the French, ai:d caniv'd mco Granville, ater a gallant Refntince, in which'the Captiin was dangeroaity wounded, the L'eutcnant halt, a Leg, and Several of the Qrew killed and wrumded. The Helen and M'.jgaiet, Reed, from Landon to Ir.-veraefs, \: taken by a French Privateer. The Dub'iu's-Prize, Rankin, bound {rem Dublin to Barbados, has :ne: wi.h bad Weather, and is lor^i id put into Beihhft. ately .ike  m for this Ptipcr, .-� Lloyd's C(^ff e I ;