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Stuart's Star And Evening Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 25, 1789, London, Middlesex tion of fucb events, as were^JWHfljdS^fne Legislature, to have had a more^jplr c'dmuum iu-Haeace -an the CoufHtution an^iwppiaefs of the country-That tai the ijfoh of May, for exam* pie, we were acctttoo^ift'tefobr^tc the ciofc of Civil difcord and the ftaftomhw of Government. That of the truth and wi the principle of his intended. Motion therefore forbear to fp�ak� as* ftr niai of that truth, and a fciglier paiMfick on that wifdom, than any which he give would be found in the records of the Houfe, and, he-truftedbe might add, m the feelings of every geotletnatrto wboBt^frlifad the honour to addrefc himfelf. Mr. Beanfoy then proceeded to con confider the propriety of applying to the "Bye* volution the principle which he had thus de-, fcribed; he faid, it wan wowpceflary to remind the Home-of the lin^iflat importance of this great ~ evwif; drhrr with refpect to the magnitude of the evils efcaped, or. the. nature of the bleffiags which had followed1 the deliverance. He obferved, that the Hottfe were perfectly aware of the fituation in which the two countries that now compofe Great Britain at that time flood.-That in Scotland, words the moft innaceut, aswf the days of Nero?, hecame a capJtit^^nee^-TSat the Marquis "ngderamedtheKing's Mini J&Rp-^aat"torture was brought into common ufe as a aeeenary raachme of Government-and that the Parliament of Scotland/like the Senate of Rome, had declared; that abfolute power in the Sovereign was the fundamental law of the S.tSte: that the Houfe �^Teve mtijfder. � - Thtts,' Mr. Beanfoy redfrottt the^UfHry of thu klng a> part of the- fervice of the day. Thfrisi', he obferved, the people would be in ftrvctedHn the nature of their rights, would be informed of . the danger to which tbofe rights had been exposed, and would be taught the miferies which the lofs of them would bring upon theit native land : and thus thp li berties of England would be protected from, the ruin which b&A attended the freedom of other fiates, and the conftitution he? rendered as independent as pofliWe of time and chance. Mr. Beanfoy, concluded, bye facing, that to cele-br^erbe Revolution was to acknowledge the |tions which we>owed to the authors of that �as event; atnd that when the titles of jand Devoofbire, of Doxfetft Argyll and and of their other benefactors, fhould be ly mentioaed, the people would feel flitrance, that if ever their- rights mould igjjijphe attacked, the defcendants- of thofe great men, forgetful like their anceftors, of the party .^t. Margaret's already, and he believed neither the Right Hon. Gentleman in the Chair, nor w diftinctions by which they might happen to be divided, would -cordially unite, and fo ttnlted, wottkrf&rm, an irrefiftable phalanx on the fick of virtue and their country. That to celebrate the revolution was alfo to remind' the people of the fingular obligations which they owed to the clergy of the eftablilhed. church ; that it was to remind them of the unfhaken integrity, the determined fortitude, theftedfaft seal with which, under trying circumflances, and in a fearful fea-fon, the bifhops fuftained their part; that it was jo remind them of the earneUnefs with whicli, in oppofition to their own immediate in terefts, the Difienters on that occafion fupported the eftabliflied Church, and facrificed religious deftructron to the cordiality of a civil union. And finally, that it was in reality to remindj them of a circumitance, the moft pleafing that could be brought to their recollection-the efforts of all ranks and elaffes of Englishmen in fupport of their common Rights and of the free ConfHtution of their Country! On all thefe grounds, he hoped that his Motion would not be unwelcome to the Houfe, when he afked leave, as he fhould now proceed to do, to bring in a Bill, '* To eftablifh a perpetual Anniver-" fary Thankfgiving to Almighty God, for " having, by the glorious Revolution, delivered ** this Nation from arbitrary power-'-and to '* commemorate annually the Confirmation of " the People's Rights." Lord Mulc Aster rofe to fecond $Ir*Beaufoy*� motion, and faid, his Hon. Friend had fo ably and fo amply explained the grounds and motives on which he wifhed to introduce his Bill, that he had left him no occafion to add a fingle fyllable on the fubject; he would therefore content himfelf with fecundiug his Hon. Friend's motion. Sir Richard Hm declared, it would be extraordinary indeed, if in the courfe of an hundred years a Britifh Houfe of Commons fhould not have difeovered the benefits of the Revolution. The Hon. Gentleman's motion, therefore, reminded him of the canonisation of the Popifh faints,! which generally took place fifty or an hundred j years after their death. Sir Richard defired, that in confequence of this obfervatifn, be might not be confidered as a perfon who diiliked the Revolution, or as unwilling to acknowledge the very great 3ncf important advantages that this eountry had derived from it. He was exceedingly thankful for both, and did not wifh to oppofe the religious Celebration of fo interefting an event; but, he feared, that if the Honourable Gentleman's Motion were adopted, inftead of a day of thankfgiving and prayer, the day would become^ a day of feaftbag and drunkennefs. Sir Richard faid, there was already a. Service of the Church fpecially appointed religioufly to commemorate the Revolution, and if the Clerk would turn to the Form of Prayer for the 5th of November, which followed the reading Pfalms in the Common Prayer Book, he would there find it. Mr. Hatfell read the Gun-powder Treafon Plot and form of Prayer, which directs fpecial Prayers of thankfgiving to benfed yearly Upon the fifth day of Nov. for the happy deliverance of K. James I. and the three eftates of England, from the moft traiterous and bloody intended mai&cre by gunpowder ; and alfo for the happy arrival of King William, on this day, for the deliverance of our Church and Nation." Mr. Hatsell alfo, at Sir Richard's defire, read a few lines of the.fever ' prayers in the fame fervice, mentioning Kir Villiam's happy arrival. Sir Richard refumed his argument, andad-dreffing himfelf peculiarly to the Speaker, faid, he was mope than any other Member interefted in.the motiqn ; fince, if it were carried,he would be obliged to recollect the day, and have to attend xmifretzt at St. Margaret's in his p?ntifi-calibus. On the 33th of January, the Speaker together with a noble an by which, without lofs of blood, the"Sovereign who had abufad his powers, had vacated his kingly office, and an opportunity was gjven to. that family to afcend, the Throne, tiuder whbfe mild and aufpicious Government the country had fo long experienced the full perfection *�f national freedom, happinefs and profperity. The qUeftion was agreed to. STUART'S STAR. L 0 N D Q AT, March 35. R0Y4L FAWLT. Their Majesties this day, after receiving the Addrefs from the Unjverfity of Oxford, left Windfor for Kew, at which laft place His MA jesty held a Levee for the Foreign Minifters,- The Great Officers of State attended. THEift Majesties were accompanied by the Princesses Royal, Avgvsta, and Eliza* eth. The Royal Family are expected this evening at Buckingham-Houffe. To-morrow Her Majesty will hold the long-announced Drawing-room at St, James's, which> from the preparations now apparent, will be as fplendid as any during the prefent reign. A.magnificent canopy is erected in the Drawing-room, *nder which the Ojljeen will fit to receive the compliments of the Nobility and Gentry, General illuminations were again expected to-morrow; but His Majesty has exprefled his wiihes to defer thofe tjemonftrations of j�y, till his proceffion te St. Paul's on St. George's Day.. Mr. Pitt gi*� ao entertainment to a felect party of about thirty nobility and gentry tomorrow, in honour of tue day; among whom will be. Marquis of Wo ft c E ST � a, Lord Pacet, Beloxave, WvCOMBE, Sir John Rushout, Sir John Rou*, Sir Cxcil B:shop, Hon. Mr. Escecvmbe, Mr. God�a*p, Mr. Tmiitletkwavte, tec. &c &c Lord Chamberlain's Office, March 24. As it \t expected that, in confequence of His Majesty's happy recovery, the attendance at St. James's pn Thorfdaynext will be very great, it is the Qjueen-'s intention to pafs from her apartments fo the upper end of the great council chamber, where the company will have an opportunity of paying their refpects to Her Majesty as they pafs, and, after pafSng by the fide of the flairs at the north-weft end, may return through the miific-room by {he appofjte door. FrQm a refpe&able Gentleman iu Bristol we hare this morning received the following authentic information; The laft packet has brought very bad accounts from the West Indies. The ifland of St, Kitt's will not make above 5000 hogfheads of fugar. The average one year with another is 17,000 at leaft. Antigua about half a crop, " The other iflands in proportion. The cotton crop likewiie fail s, on fome eftates onerhalf; others nfo batter tiWr* third of the ufuai Broduce, The Lord Chancelcor, Dukcot Grafton, Beaufo�t, . Ma�.lbos.ouch, Gordon, Earl Bathu�st, Camden, W�*tmorla?�d, Coventry, Warwick, Cai&TRRnatD, Some Advice* were received this morning from Gottenbvro, which mention that,they are in expectation of feeing tfce King again at, the Caftle of that city, by the conclufion of the prefent month. The grand object of fecuring that harbour from any attempt of an enemy is at length accomplifhed: a large iron boom and chain having been flung acrofs the mouth of the inner (harbour, which has been the work-, and under the projection of fome. American Engineers daring the winter, for which they are to' have ample reward ; as even; tine fexere weather had not been aide to flop the zeal of thofe projectors. The Kino of Sweden command* infperfoa on the frontiers of Norway, where he will be oppofed by his nephew the Pitin ce Roy a u of DENMARK* ' '- The Lent Sermon at the Chapel Royal, St. James's was preached, this day, by the Rev, Mr. Maoan, one of his Majefty** ChapJains in ordinary. Mrr Ma^or,, the King's meffenger, who carried difpatches to Mr. Ewart at Berlin, and the ratification of the treaty by his Majefty a month fince, is not yet returned. This morning feme, Difpatches xtere received from Gibraltar, wnich were bronght over- \fx the jidive cutter, arrived off the Start. They are dated the 10th iaft. and contain an account of two Barbary corfairs having pafled ^hat place with an Amexiftan hark in tow-the two corfairs were under jury mads, and that provinces were very plentiful andT reasonable. The arrival of the William Pitt faom Bengal, wi^ delay'the failing of the fhips bound to that place, fhe having brought home fome frefh orders. This morning the packet of letters brought over from the Company's Settlements in the the Eaft-Indies, in the William Pitt, Capt. Mit. chel, were brought to the General Poft-Office, and delivered out. The crew of the William Pitt,, homeward-bound Eaft Iudiaman, Capt. Mitchell, have been fo very bealty that, excepting five, fhe has. brought home all her officers, and the whole fbip's company which file took out with her. The. Governors and many friends and fub-fcribers to the Humane Society, tp the amount of five hundred, dined yefterday at tlie London Tavern; many objects reftored by the benevolent inftitution, were feen by thecompany. Dr. Letstom read a letter from Gen. Washington, mentioning the fuccefs that had attended theex-tenfion of this practice in America. The Doctor alfo pronounced a panegyric on the undertaking, an^ enforced its. clraritable yiews. The dinner-was very good, and the company were very jovial. The laft letters received from his Royal High-nefs'Prince William Henry, mention his intentions, of vifiting all the Leeward Islands once more before' his departure for England ; ia confequence of which he cannot be expected to, arrive before the month of May, or early ia June. The late Duke of Leeds was Knight of the Garter, and the higheft on the lift of the Englifh Nobility. By bis death, Mr. Pltt has another good thing to offer to thofe who. can, as Pope fays, be � PleasM with a Ribband, tickled wkh a ftrawv" The Duchefs of Wirtemburgh, when fhe partook of the Prince of Wa-les's- late dinner, had jewels on to the valuer of 250,0001, The flounce of her petticoat was entirely diamonds, beautifully difplayed without the leaft appearance of being heavy, as alfo a large diamond ftomacher. Mr. Brummell, whofe amiable qualities and loyalty are imiverfally acknowledged, convenes Berks on tne 28th iniiant,for an addrefs their Majesties. For the Sussex Addrefs, the 30th is the day : item. c$tu of courfe, Ear Jibj?,L>uke of Norfolk, the Pelhams, Lord ^EoRfcMONT, Sir G. Webster, and Lord Sheffield fign theRequifition to Mr, Bean, the Sheriff. Mr. Pitt has> juft been prefented with the freedom of the Corporation of Briftol. Lady Page, like Lady Hampden, has begun her Concerts. Nine candidates ftart for the fix vacant direc-torfbips. MpTTEC* will be hard run. Mrs. Jordan is ftill as attractive as ever. Scarcely any places to be had when &e performs. Mrs. BillingtoN has two new airs in Yariee fuperiof to what the Englifh ftage has hitherto witnefTed. Mrs. Billing ton's airs m the Prophet were, laft night fung with great power and delicacy. The other performers did jnftice to their re-Ipectiy*- characters. It was reported laft night at the Opera-houfe, that a fon of Mr. Gallini had fent a challenge to Capt. Pitipps,in confequence of the treatment which his father recertecl from that gentleinaa in the late riot. ;