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Morning Chronicle And London Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 18, 1774, London, Middlesex + 1 � ----- -r , . - . - v 1 "�- -P " J - * 4 � -V. i&belr iMvti&^stefcafea w$ cha- , and was onive?fa% dOteefned, both for Invent, the chr his-probity and honefty." To fora up thfc=.whole> yea fay, ** white,I have the honour tcr (land before the ma-giilracy of this great city, allow, me to add, toiy'Lbrd, that i have much reJifon to believe this .poor wretch, no\v ircmbKng before you,, owes th and mech^njfox, is totally out ofrriv power. The terms neceifary to the description of.a matter uncommonly curiouf, which the"Eng.-; Ii(h language furnifh, are exceedingly unequal to the taflc I am defiroos of atchieving. I knew not on which peculiar objeft to fix my attention. I ran mildly fiom one to the other. I became, in truth, the dupe of myown fen-fation5, and it was near an hour before I could know which piece nocil engaged my attention.; The greateft parr of the fpedhtors were in; fome meafure fufferers by the imparience of my ocular fenfes; I puflied /^ne, I fqueezed 3gunit another, and without ceremony I ftioved a third from h:s place. My curiosSty knew no "bounds, and with bJufhe^ upon reflexion, I own J was an equal itrang^r to decency and good manner;?, for canrot deny I was uncommonly rude to the majority of perfons pre fen t yellerday at the exhibition. But although I have, as I confefs, once violated good manner;, I am not fatisfied* I mean, Mr. Woodfal), to take another obfervation of thisx wonderful fpeftacle; and if I am then fufEciently acquainted with the peculiar merits of each object, 1 will endeavour, for the fake of your numerous readers, to give fome account of its merits ; but from what I at prefect feel, I candidly own the generality of figures which 1 yeitcrday faw at Cox's Mufe-um, " beggar all defcription." A Cbrijlmcis Londoner. Late Wrtmihe Ufajgifoi Sic. ii ifni under the dominion of the Pdrfe, feeing the ill fuccefe of the operations ot the-Ottoman a:rmy,Jhave ta;ken a refolutibn to leave it, and return to their own cciintr-y. 2)ec. z&. The advices received con- cernirig the advantages gained^over the.Turks near'Varna, fay, that the latter had Jbft 6oo men,: a great quantity of warlike ilores, and their equipages; which had obliged them to defiilfrora their enterprize againit the.towns, of Rutfchuch and Siliftria. According to advices frorri the Grand Vizier's army, the retreat of the Ruffians, when they quitted CaraiTow and Badadag, was fo precipitate, that they not only abandoned their own provilions, but alfo thofe they had taken from the Turks; that the Grand Vizier had returned to his camp at Chiumla, after having Kad the-precaution to leave near Baz-rziclcyi good body of troops to make head inft t\xt attacks of the enemy. M Q/R N4-N G CHRONICLE. /LONDON January iS. A Council is fummoned to meet to-morrow at St, James's after the Levee is over. A Board of Treafury is fummoned for Thurfday next. Yefterday Lord North and the Duke of Grafton had the honor of a long conference Qu. For tne Morning Chronicle. Anecdotes cf the Duke of Ghcejtcr at Paris. HIS Rjyal Highnefs being at a court at Verfailies, he was pointed out n> Lewis, as the brother of the King rf England. " VVhat^ is that to me, fays the granJ mo-narque, if he does not get himfelr announced as iuch ? he comes at prefent in fut.h a lirange Wdy, that! can cake no notice of him ; however, 1 have told my fellows [mes gens) Jhrug-ingup his Jboulders, to ihew him every civility;" at which he pointed to the firlt Dukes and Counts of the land, whom the French But, Sir, you fli^uld have well digefted this | King looks upon himfelf fo much above, as matter before you had dared to advance fuch an abfurd medley on fo folemn an ocuafion, as it could have no good influence with the Jury, but the very reverfe, nor could it give the fuffering man under his heavy sf!i:mc:imes.TOa'rd what gave me no great plea-, fure, yet in general I have heard more f nfible converfauoo- on the different topics propofed, than I could in any private company what* ever. Let me ask .the gre^: Mr. R-d what public company or place of dtverfion you can fall into without having either your morals or your judgment fometimes offended? do not the play-houfes, which fhould be the ? ichools of morality team with performances that are a much greater difgrace to the p lice ofrhis ciry,thati the f pieties at which you feem to take fo much offence I So farth^n from the King of England elleems himfelf - aoove his liable boys. THE Duke of Glocefter coming away one evening from the opera, his'coach was called, and that of a French nobleman's obliged to give way to ir. Great was the paflion of the French Marquis, when he found his glittering equipage orghfsjhop (for- fuch - a French-coach is) driven i ut of the way for a JFmcre*' No^v thefe hackney-coaches of' Paris ^re actually as bad as the carts in which the poor devils go to be banged" in" at Tyburn. The Marquis could h&rdly be pacified from his pafllon by alluring him, that it was a Kfne's brothbr who wasgoing into the coach, 'llie ' h keep up his difguife more effeftual* ok care to give the Polifon or link-boy with his own hand to the value of one Engliih penny for calling the figure of his cawin ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Tejierday arrived a Mail from llofc Scio, Nuv. ADmiraJ Spiritow is actually atSciro four Ihips, and the Rear Admiral Thafo with two. - ' _r" CoxJtantinople% Nov. 29. Dtwlet Guerai Khan has informed the Porte of his arrival There wi i jj&~no bufin cell ir this day at Lincoln's Inn Hall, on account of herMajefly's birth day. To-morrow the fecond and Jail feal before Hilary Term will be held before the Lord Chancellor at the above place. Thurfday, Friday, and Saturday, are days appointed forbearing petitions in caufes lunatics and bankrupts at Lincoln's Inn Hall, To-morrow the long expedted motion of Hyde and Salter will come on before the Lord Chancellor. Yeflerday the Houfe of Peers kroke up at half pall two o'clock, and adjoured till tomorrow. The Upper Houfe' have fixed the/fir/l of March next, as the Jail day for receiving petitions for private bills. Yefterday his Majerty's anfwer to the *d-drefs uf the Upper AiTe'mbly was reported "by the Lord Chancellor. Ic is faid an appeal from Ireland will come on before the Upper Houfe to-morrow, being the firft appointed for hearing thisfeffion. Both Houfes of Parliament are adj.vurned tii! to-morrow. Yeilerday the Houfe of Commons broke up before ftur oMock, His Majefly's anfwer to the addrefs of-that Houfe, prefented on S iturday lail, was reported yefterday by the Speaker. Yefterday .the committee of fop ply came* to one refoiution, which will be rep reed to the Lower Houfs to-lworrow. A petition,, was pre fen .�and ive to the Selby Navigation eiday to the Lower Affem- to a committee, that there is hardly a Member dment (minifleriaL eXv.cpred,) bat gias brought a petition with him * ut of j ntry, upon foTsc nccnfiou or � to efented to. the Houfe. i j O #" T ^ TV the deci- fuch places you mention being therum of at the Jfle ofXa after having had feveral y. ung perfons, I aiiv firmly of opinijn that if there, were meetings of fuch a kind every night under proper regulations, and youth Would attend, they would learn to reafon, and exercife their mental powers, fo as to be able to converfe upon different fubje�ls, and confequently their time would not be fo irk-fome to them at it generally is, but would lead them gradually to be fond of books, and the company of the, fenfible, which undoubtedly would be a means of preventing many of our young men frorf/ fpending their leifure hours in a more vicious manner. * A. Dete/ier of all Harangues delivered without Meaning or Judgment. engagements with the Ruffian Trjuadron, in J Saville, which the Turlcs were victorious ; but the ex- S for the pedition againft Crimea did not take place, as the troops which had been raifed in the Tis faid the Miniftry will T;ons of controverted eleftsons to the other party, as bufin-.fs of much grva er importance will demand the attention of Govern-men t. The Duke of Devonfhire ^and Sir George t:s To the Printer of the Mo r. n i k g C h r o n i c l e S I R, fee the Mufeum in IWent yefterday to in Spring Gardens. I cannot more forci-, bly exprefs my idea of ihe.fpeftacle my eyes then feafted on, than, by declaring J admired all I faw. I am, Mr. Woodfal!, one.from the country, butt am not ia wholly rufticat-ed, as to gape at every novelty, or to cry out, as jnaft people do at every new vifion, " Well this is wonderful!" " ueho could have thoughr it!" '* the devil muft certainly have contrived it !" 11 J am fure a pnter-natura! power produced this collection of natural, unnatural, heavenly, develiih objeft^" I will not deny that I have up other feelings than thofe which others of the human fpecies enjoy; but whether from a peculiar frigidity in my con-llitutional temper, or from an uncommonly prudential conduct, J rarely exprefe my opini-fia'bf what! either hear orfeer till I have, in ajprivate xncxit^lcoJloguium agitated the quef-tlon, and Cn^efiivoured to trace the fpririgs and arcana of what furprized my fenfes on the firft fight, and hearing of any novelty: 1 Juave already told you I crowded in to fee the Mufeum in. Spring gardens yefterday morn- 4to'" if yo.u have^everfeen it, tneed.not in- - -I- T - - 1 4 � neighbourhood of Synope, Having been obliged by contrary winds to land "on the coafts of Afia, had almoft all deferted, and that .thofe brought from Conftantinople were not 'fufficient to undertake the fiege of Keres and JenicaJe. They write from Syria, that the town of Baruth had furrendered to Cheick Daher; but this news merits confirmation. Algiers, Nw^$o. The Moors in this neighbourhood having again revolted, a body of troops headed by the Bey of C-nftantine, attacked and routed them. This Bey has fent here fixty heads, four hundred pair of ears, and fifty prifoners. Warj'a*w> Dec. 25. Letters from Moldavia, whilft they confirm the taking of Siliftria by toe Ruffians, vary- about the particulars of that important conqueft. Some advices fay that the Ruffians loft 4000 men at the affault, and others fay only 400. It is the fame with regard to the immenfe booty faid to have been : according to fome the conquering foldiers have divided 30,�do rubfes *ach ; and according to others, (bare of each foldier is 3000. Thefe advices add, that the city of Varna is in the hands of the Ruffians* who will march ftraitto Adria- Jiople, if not prevented by the want of provi-iions. Vienna, Dec. 25. We are under an uncertainty in regard to the affairs of the Turks, and Ruffians ; and wait with impatience for may remove our doubts, and inCotm us of what really paft on both fides. Accordingto advices from Turky, the Porte 'is fo fully determined to continue the war againft Ruffia, that it is almoft a crime in the Ottoman empire to. venter; .to fpeak of a fpeedy return of peace. reported, have forrtuhing to offer approbation of parliament, that is likely to benefit the nation very mucn. The following is his Majefty's mod gracious Anfwer to the humble Addreis of the Right Hon, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament aff-mbled, prefented to his Ma-jefty on'Frid^ laft ; " My Cords, " I Thank you for this loyal Addrefs. Nothing can give me greater fatisfadlion than thefe affurances of-your duty and affeftion. "^You may always depend upon my hearty concurrence in every meafure that contributes to the improvement of commerce, and the true intereft and proiperity of my people." It is reported a great perfonage went one evening laft week to the houfe of a certain river ^as beld a Goieral fiourt of the Eaft .lird k Coin paiy, td.take into farther don -iideration the foiiruftions prepared by the Cj&urt of Direftors, as-uow amended, and thofe Inftruftions prepared by the; Committee of Proprietors appointed by the General '.Court the 17 th of December, as amended the iithinftant The opinions of John Glynn, Efq; Mr. Cunning, and Mr, Macdonald, were taken, who all agreed, That they faw nothing in either of the Draughts which ap4-peared; to them to be inconfiltent with the* provifions of the Aft of Parliament, which gives them the ordering, management, and government of the Company's territorial acquisitions and revenues in Bengal,.'* as long as fuch territorial acquifitions and revenues Ihall continue in the poifeffion of the Com- If the city of London ftiould prelent another petition and rem.9n-ftrance.t0 the throne, his M- will receive it on the Thames in his ftatc barge, oppofite to Billingf-gate. The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Common Council, and tne v^hole patriotic part of the Livery, to take-water at the Old Swan, and (hoot London bridge at half ebb. By this fcherne the Minifter thinks to drown the obftinate, gormandizing corporation in their own pond, which will lower the price of provifions to the poor, and enable him to have his own tools elected to reprefent the city in St, Stephen,'s at the general ele&iom Neither part of the difputants jn the popular caufe are fo honeft or difhoneft, as one part or other of the people believe. Both parties aft more from private feelings than from pub* lie fentiments. Wilkes is a patriot, be^aufe be loves oppofition, and the miniihy arc wicked ; "inactivity would deftroy him, and there is no room for buftle.but wpon the patriotic fide ; he has his fet of fools and.knaves about him neceftary for his purpofe, and Home has others. They have both quarrelled a-mong themfelves becaufe neither would be a tool to the other. Wilkes governs Bull, Lewes, and Crofby, with an abColate fway, and Heme governs Townfend and. Oliver: Sawbrijdge is partly governed hy his fifter Mrs. Macauley, and hence we may account for the vote he gave againft his inclination for Mr. Wilkes to be returned Lord Mayor. It was 3 maxim frequently delivered by Lord Treafurer Burleigh, and fince-ioofeed upon as a prophecy, ** that England can hardly be undone, unJefs by her own Parliaments." And if it be confidered th�t long- Parliaments were iirft introduced in the reign of Henry the Eighth, who was able politician, there will be little room to doubt that he forcfaw the confequences of fuch an innovation. If it alio be confidered hov/ eagerly the prelent Miniliry oppofc every motion for triennial Parlian>ent5, it ruui\ be concluded that England muft be undone by long Far]iam2flts? if ever by any; people therefore fbould ufe every *efibrt tr;ey car* to pro-core ihorc Parliaments, if they thiuc their liberty worth pref-'rving. Extra:: cf a letter from Portjincutb, Jan. ] 6. " Arrived, the Succels, Ford, from Lyme. " Sailed, theBoftiam, Powell; the Robert iid Ann, Brown ; and the Charming Polly, Pe^vs, foi Lond ,n ; tli^ IVleffeng-.r, ffrring-n, far Sunaerland; the Charlotte, Bethell ; and the Bcdhamptou, Collins, 4or Havre de Grace. t( Sailed, from Spithead, the Nancy, Bell, for London ; the Betfey, Stevenfon, is put ba^k again, having received fome damage by getting fcul of another Clip." Extra$ of a Letter from the Hague\ Jan. 9. 11 Prince Galliuin, Miniiter here from Ruflia, has juft received a letter frwm Marlhal Romanzow, pofitively confirming the advices received about the taking of Siliftria and Bazarzick; and adds, that Siliftria is^ fixed upon as the head quarters for the Ruffian army during the winter; and that a defign was then going to be put into execution lor the taking of St. Sophia, the capital of Bulgaria, and from thence pioceeding towards Adrinople, within a few leagues of which city a (Irong camp is to be formed." They write from Gibraltar that the garrifon is in great want of provifions, and has been ever fince the communication was cut off with the Barbary coaft, from whence they uTed to a 1 j  j-n. r j , 1 have lt m great plenty 'befides what they had lady m Lavendifh-fquare, where he met the frGm Spain ; but that the Spaniards now will Duke of Gloucefter,and that they were^cn the ... moil friendly terms. It is expefted the Lords of Trade will have orders to attend both Houfe's on impor- not venture their fhips in the Mediterranean the tant bufinefs very early this feflions. We hear that Captain Phipps is foon to be promoted to a flag. We are affured that two fifty-gun (hips, and two frigates, are to be added to Sir G. B. Rodney's fquadron at Jamaica. Capt. Macartney is appointed from half pay'to the command of the Mercury; as is alfo Capt, Garniere to the command of the Scarbro*. By a letter received from Kinfale, in Ireland, rt is faid, that Major Bruce is dead of the wounds he received in the duel with Col. Pigor. -It is expefted that Sir G. Sa other patriotic members, whofe comp.ffion extends to e/Ikis Majefly's fubjeftsin diibefs, without diiiinftion of pr�>fefiion, will foon rhake a motion in favor of the army, which, it :s thought, will he ftrongly oppofed by the Miniftry, as money will be much wanted in a Qxorp time for egfar purpofe^. le, and fome r^7 feas without they are under convoy, fo that all fupplies are cut off from that quarter, and that now they have no more than what they get from England, and thofe ftiips are in dac iger of being plundered there are fuch fwarms of Barbary corfairs cruizing in thofe feas. A-letter from Alborough 'jfays* that laft Thurfday night part of a veffel was drove on fhore near that town, which they imagine to belong to fome part of Holland, being built in that way, which (hip they fuppofe was loft the fame night in a florin of wind and tain, which happened cn that coaft. A letter from Bath fays, that jone Mullins, a taylor there, on being called a cuckfild by-a.perfon who held an eftateof thirty pounds a year on his life, in revenge went dircftly and drowned himfelf in the Avon. The water in Bath river, owing to the heavy rains the week before lift, rofe ten feet perpendicular on Monday the tenth inftant, which was higher thsm it has been for thefe thirty years pitt. ,* ;