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A'NNUAL REGISTER,

OR A VIEW OF THI

HISTORY,
POLITICS,

AND

L I T E R A TU R E,

For the YEAR 1778.

THE FOURTH EDITION.

Hey

LONDON:
Printed for W. OTRIDGE and Son; R. Faulder; J. CUTHELL;

OGILVY and SON; R. Lea; J. NUNN; J. WALKER ; LACKING-
10%, Ajlen, and Co.; E. JEFFREY ; and Vernor and Hoop.

1800.

By Knight and Compton, Middle Streri, Cloth-fais.

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P R E F A CE.

THE

HE History of the year 1778 is

confined in its nature than that of many others. It is more properly the History of the British Nation, however separated, or into whatever divifions unhappily thrown, than that of the world in general, or of Europe in particular. If it is therefore less interesting to Foreigners, it is proportionally the more so to Englishmen.' It records matters in which they are all concerned. No man, nor no station, can be free from their consequences. No common apathy can afford an indifferent spectator. We are exhibited upon the grand theatre of action, to perform a part equally conspicuous and perilous, and the world is Hill in a gaze for the event,

Although

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