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the lord president of his majesty's their dwellings, but a number of wocouncil, the duke of Leeds, the men, with their children, through duke of Devonshire, the earl of fear, appeared half naked in the Cholmondeley (lord chamberlain), streets, expecting every moment ‘and the earl of Jersy (master of the that their houses would fall and horse to the prince of Wales), lord bury them in the ruins. The scat. Thurlow, and the ladies of her tered limbs of the unfortunate vicroyal highness's bedchamber, were tims, who for the most part have present. Her royal bighness and left large families to lament their the young princess were in perfect Joss by this unforeseen event, were, health.

by order of the magistrates, collectBetween eight and nine ed together and deposited in the 14th.

o'clock this day, the pow. church-yard. The loss of this va der mills belonging to Mr. Ilill, luable manufactory is estimated at at Hounslow, owing to the wheels near 20,0001. The shock was felt of the mill not being properly as far north of London as the extresupplied with oil, took fire, and mities of Enfield parish, and South blew up with a dreadful explo- beyond Croydon. A similar dission, which not only terrified the aster happened to the same concern inhabitants of the place, but alarm- about 20 years ago. ed the cities of London and West.

Vienna. The princess roya!

16th. minster, and the houses of the peo

of France, Maria Theresa, ple several miles round the metro- arrived here on the 9th, a little polis experienced the effects of its after six o'clock in the evening, powerful concussion; three men, amidst the loudest acclamations who were at work in the manuface of crowds of people, who accomtory, have lost their lives, and the panied her carriage as far as the flames from the mill communica- Burg, where his Imperial majesty ting to a punt in the mill rivery bad caused a residence to be prein which were 30 barrels of guns pared for her. Count Colloredo, powder, set fire to the whole, and cabinet minister to the emperor, ac. blew up with a terrible explosion; companied her to the place of her the man who had the care of the residence from Burkersdorff, whi. vessel being shartered to pieces, and ther he went to welcome her, in the the boat being blown out of the name of his Imperial majesty, as water. Not a vestige of the millis soon as information of her arrival left standing, and Hounslow beath was received. Prince Stahremberg, is covered with bricks and tiles, the principal lord of the bedchamand the mangled limbs of the unfor- ber, on the 10th, went to the retunate sufferers. The houses in sidence of the princess, and preHounslow, Isleworth, and even sented to prince Gavre all the fuBrentford, have suffered consider ture household servants, &c. desably ; the Crown Inn at llouns- tined for her use. --The first who low, and ihe King's lead at Brent. received the French princess royal ford, have not a whole pane of of France in this capital, glass in the windows; and the inha- archdukes and archduchesses. The

itants were so terrified near the emperor and empress honoured her spot, that they not only forsook with a visit soon after her arrival

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and received her with open arms. puty chaplain's house, and found In her own place of residence the stripped from the staff, under his princess wept most bitterly. She son's bed, a young man of 15, at has since paid a visit to the arche present a pupil in a public school. duchess Christine, who is indis

Portsmouth. In conse

20ih. posed. A grand and brilliant court quence of a dreadful gale of day is expected to-morrow, which wind, ja great number of ships at will be the first day on which her Spithead were this day obliged to Imperial majesty will make her cut their cables, and run for the public appearance after her lying- harbour, several of which got foul

It is expected also that the of each other. Signals of distress French princess royal will be intru were seen flying on board many duced, with proper ceremony, to the vessels, but the weather was so exhigher class of the nobility and fo- tremely bad as to prevent any boats reign ambassadors. Countess Chan- going to their assistance. A man of clos, formerly governess to the arch- war's boat was driven out of the har duchess Elizabeth, first consort of bour with the tide this afternoon, and the emperor, has been appointed to overset near South-Sea Beach; the the same dignity with the French whole of the crew got safe on shore princess royal. Prince Gavre is ap- except one man, who was unfortu. pointed governor to her royal high- nately drowned. The tide was many Dess. The only article preserved feet higher this day than has been , by the French princess, from the known for upwards of 30 years ; setffects which were put into her veral houses on the point baving carriage at Paris, is said to be a been washed down, and a number small parcel, which, besides a small of people removed their goods up quantity of linen, contained three into the town; for if the wind miniature pictures, and some hair of had not abated, the tide would ber father, mother, and the prin. have been full as high in the morncess Elizabeth her aunt ; also a pair ing, and many more bouses conseof

garters knit by her late unfortu- quently damaged. nate mother, out of the threads of

Edinburgh. On the 21st

24th. an old piece of tapestry which she, inst. his royal highness the found in her prison.

duke d’Angouleme eldest son to 18th.

When the royal standard Monsieur, arrived at the Abbey

was flying at the Tower, being of Holyrood-house. His royal high, the queen's birth-day, a tricoloured ness is to be accommodated in ihe silk flag, three yards wide and of apartments of the earl of Bredallength in proportion, was hoisted bane there, until such time as the over the rampart on a staff of seven royal apartments can be put in feet long, and continued hoisted for proper repair to receive their royal three hours before it was discovered highnesses; and his royal highness in the garrison. On the discovery, the duke d’Angouleme proposes to the major of the Tower, colonel see company for the present in the Smitb, went himself to strike it, apartments of monsieur on Mon. when making into a wrong part, it days and Thursdays at noon. disappeared before he reached the

25th.

Edinburgh. The weather, spot, but was traced into the de

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very tempestuous. On Saturday af- already brought, that one day last ternoon it blew a perfect hurricane week information was conveyed from the S. W. in the new town, from Dover to London in the space and other exposed situations, many of only seven minutes. The plan persons were carried off their feet, proposed to be adopted in respect and thrown down ; several carriages to telegraphs is yet only carried were overturned, and in some houses into effect between London and the windows were broken and forced Dover; but it is intended to extend in. The streets were strewed with all over the kingdom. The imporchimney pans, by the falling of tance of this speedy communica: which several persons were hurt, tion must be evident to every one ; though we have not heard of any and it has this advantage, that the being dangerously so. On Sunday information conveyed is known morning the storm was equally vio- only to the person who sends, and lent. The gale was from a quarter to him who receives it. The interthat is seldom dangerous on this mediate posts have only to answer coast ; but, if it was equally violent and convey the signals. on the West coast, the consequences

29th.

Earl Cholmondeley has are to be feared.

informed the city remem26th.

Glasgow. By a sudden in- brancer, that bis royal" highness,

undation yesterday at Gree- from being under the necessity of nock and Port Glasgow, the tobac- dismissing his establishment, is unco-cellars at the latter place were able to receive their congratulalaid under water from sis to nine tory compliments in a manner suitinches on the floors, by which means able to his rank and with that rea good deal of tobacco is injured, spect which is due to the city of but to what amount we cannot say. London; and that the prince ex. The loss on sugar at Greenock will presses much regret in not baving be very great, probably not less it in his power to shew a proper than 30,000). In some of the regard for the good wisbes of the cellars on the West Quay, the water city of London towards himself and was up from eighteen 10 twenty the princess. inches on the lower tier of sugar. This morning about 10, Michael The storm was also severely felt Blanch, a Spaniard, James Colley, here ; a stack of chimnies was an American, and Francis Cole, & blown down in the High-street, and Black, who were found guilty at several trees in tbe neighbourhood the late admiralty sessions, of the have been torn up by the roots. wilful murder of William Litile, 28th.

A telegraph was this day the master and commander of an

erected over the admiralty, American vessel, were brought out which is to be the point of com of Newgate, and placed in a car', munication with all the different and conveyed to Execution Dock, sea-ports in the kingdom. The where they were executed according nearest telegraph to London has to their sentence. In the afternoon hitherto been in St. George's Fields; the three bodies were brought back and to such perfection has this in: to surgeons' ball, there to be dis genious and useful contrivance beer sected pursuant to the sentence or

the court of admiralty: llad it into lady Harrington's lap. A debeen a case of piracy; they would position on the above business was have been hung in chains.

taken at tbe duke of Portland's of. DIED.-In Portugal, Dr. Lore fice, before the secretary of state ira, author of the “ Flora Cochi. and two of the magistrates from nensis." This celebrated botanist Bow-street; when some of the devoted 30 years of close applica- footmen attending on the royal tion to the composition of this family were examined. A reward work. Sir Joseph Banks invited of 1000l. is offered for the discovery him to this country, for the pure of the offenders. pose of publishing it here ; but

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This day came on in the advanced age prevented him from court of king's bench, the accepting the invitation.

cause of Jeffreys versus Mr. Wal. 20. Ai Lancaster, in an advan. ker and others, commissioners apced period of life, Mr. Alexander pointed for liquidating the prince Stevens, architect; who in the of Wales's debis, for the sum of course of the last forty years, erect. 54,6851. , for jewels furnished by ed more stone bridges, and other the plaintiff for his royal highness. buildings in water, than any man Messrs. Sharp, Elias, Levi, and in these kingdoms. Among the Dugden, eminent diamond-mermany works of that kind may be chants, were called on the part

of mentioned the bridge over the Lif. the plaintiff, who proved the vafey at Dublin, and the locks and lue of the articles to be, unset, docks on the grand canal of Ire- 50.9971. 10s. ; while Messrs. Crisp, land. The north of England and Duval, and Francillon, on the Scotland exhibits numberless works part of the defendants, gave it as of his execution. The aqueduct their opinion, that, having examiover the river Lune, at Lancaster, ned the jewels, they were not is one of the grealest undertakings worth more than 43,8001. excluhe was ever concerned in; and, had sive of the setting of a miniature he lived a few months longer, he picture of her highness. The jury, would bave bad the satisfaction of after a quarter of an hour's consiseeing it completed.

deration, found a verdict for the plaintiff 50,9971. 10s.

Richard England was put FEBRU A RY.

19th.

to the bar at the old Bailey,

charged with the wilful murder of 1st.

This night, after eleven Mr. Rowlls, brewer, of Kingston,

o'clock, as the royal family in a duel at Cranford-bridge, June were returning from Drury-lane 18, 1794. Lord Derby, the first theatre, when the carriages had witness, gave in evidence, that he Teached the end of John-street, was present at Ascot races; when Pall Mall, a stone was flung with in the stand upon the race-course such force as to break one of the he heard Mr. England cautioning glass pannels in the coach, in the gentlemen present not to bet which were their majesties and the with the deceased, as he neither lady in waiting; which, after strik- paid what he lost or what he bor. ing the queen on the cheek, fell towed ; on whicla Mr. Rowlls

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went up to him, called him rascal dious to avoid them. He had been or scoundrel, and offered to strike friendly to Englishmen whilst ahim ; when England bid him stand broad, and had rendered some seroff, or he would be obliged to knock vices to the military at the siege of him down, saying, at the same time, Newport. Mr. justice Rooke sum. “ We have interrupted the company med up the evidence, aster which sufficiently here, and if you have the jury retired for about the any thing further to say to me, you quarters of an hour, when they reknow where I am to be found.” turned a verdict, guilty of manA farther altercation ensued; slaughter. The prisoner having but his lordship, being at the other fied from the laws of his country end of the stand, did not distinct. for twelve years, the court was dis. ly hear it, and then the parties re- posed to shew no lenity. He was tired.

Therefore sentenced to pay a fine of Lord Dartry, now lord Cremorne, one shilling, and to be imprisoned and his lady, with a gentleman, in Newgate twelve months. were at the inn at the time the duel

20th.

In the king's bench, came was fought : they went into the on the trial of Kyd Wake, garden, and endeavoured to pre- indicted for a misdemeanour in vent the duel; there were several hissing and hooting the king as bis other persons collected in the gar- majesty was going to the parliaden. Mr. Rowlls desired his lord- ment-house, on the first day of the ship and others not to interfere; present session, and likewise cryand on a second attempt of his lord- ing, “ down with George, no ship to make peace, Mr. Rowlls war,” &c. Mr. Stockdale, the said, if they did not retire, he must, bookseller, and Mr. Walford, the though reluctantly, call them im. linen draper, who acted as constapertinent. Mr. England, at the bles on ihe day, were examined, same time, stepped forward, and and fully proved the facts charged took off his hat: he said, “ gentle in the indictment; upon men, I have been cruelly treated; I the jury, without hesitation, found have been injured in my honour a verdict, guilty. A great num. and character; let there be repara- ber of persons aitended on the part tion made, and I am ready to have of the prisoner ; but as they could done this moment." Lady Dartry' only speak to his general characretired; his lordship stood in the ter, and not to the case in point, bower of the garden, until he saw Mr. Erskine, the prisoner's conMr. Rowils fall. One or two wit- sel, declined calling upon them, nesses were called, who proved no- reserving their testimony thing material. A paper contain- offered in mitigation of punistiing the prisoner's defence being ment, on the first day of next term, read, the earl of Derby, marquis when the prisoner will be brought of Hertford, Mr. Whilbread, jun. up to the court of king's bench to col. Bishopp, and other gentlemen, receive judgment. were called to his character. They Hull. After the family were

21st: all spoke of him as a man of decent, gone to bed, a very alarmgentlemanly deportment, who, in- ing fire broke out in the babistead of seeking quarrels, was stu table part of Wressle Castle, which

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