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1755. The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER. 627 females 567. In all 1145. Decreased in most furrounded by them ; upon which the births 16.
they were obliged to ruth through them Buried, males 656, females. 685. In as well as they could, firing their pieces, all 1381. Increased in the burials 41. and receiving their fire: And, while thus
Glowfon, near the river Wye. in the retreating, the Indians gained ground, county of Hereford, Dec. 23. Last Thurs shot lieutenant March, and cook and day night, about nine o'clock, we were wounded some others; but a ferjeant with alarmed by a terrible shock of an earth. fix mien coming from a copse cf wood, quake, attended with a great rumbling topt their purlois, so that the rest of noise ; and our fright was such, that we our men gained the dyke, and secured thought the world was at an end. About their retreat. a quarter of a mile from hence, it funk All this time it was impoffible for raan acre and a half of land into the river
jor Fry to come to their atristance, on acWye, swallowing up all the trees and count of the rapidity of the river, being every thing that grew thereon,
driven by the current three quarters of a At Antigua, they had, on November 1, mile below the intended landing-place ; a small shock of an earthquake, as also but landing the reft of his men as soon as at Barbadoes, at both which places the he pollibly could, he drew up the wilole sea ebb'd and fiow'd in a surprising man body, and made a stand : Upon this the ner. At Boston, in New England, they enemy likewise drew up in a body, bem had a fhock of near two minutes con. lides the dykes, being lined with Indians, tinuance, which did some damage to the and parties (supposed to be upwards of buildings, but no lives were lost.
300) scouting in the woods ; but they Bolton, Oct. 8. By letters from the were not inclined to engage our forces in camp before Fore Cuinberland, in Nova. an open manner, tho' with such a num. Scotia, of the Sih pall, we have advice, ber they might have done almost as they that on the 28th of August, major Frý, pleafed. At high water the two armed with several others and 200 mnen, em veflels got in as near the thores as they barked on board the loop York, capt. fafely could, and covering each of the Cobb, and the schooner Warren, capt. franks, fent their boats to take our men Adams, and the same evening landed at on board ; the vessels, during the embar. Chippondie, a village eight leagues up the kation, firing their cannon, and keeping river, having instructions to bring off the rebels off. Several of the enemy all the inhabitants, and set fire to the were killed, but how many is uncertain ; houses. - Upon their first landing they 253 houses and barns, besides the massa marched with an advance and wo flank
house, have been burnt. guards to the village, but found all the Philadelphia, Oct. 9. By a vefsel from inhabitants were fled, except twenty five North Carolina we have advice, that the women and children, who were taken Cherokee tribe of Indians, encouraged by prisoners. The next morning they let a large bounty for every scalp of the ené rire to the buildings, and burnt down 181 my, granted by the province of South houses and barns, with all the hay, grain, Carolina, had, to the number of 7600, &c. therein. After this they proceeded to engaged to march against the French, the mass-house, which, with what was and the Indians in their interest, on the therein, was burnt to athes. Then putting Ohio ; and that, as a farther encouragethe prisoners on board one of the transa ment towards the expedition, the go. ports, they embarked again. The next vernment of North Carolina liad made a morning two of the officers, with fixty prelent to them of 300 fteers. two men, were ordered to Pircondiack ; and having landed within fight of the
MARRIAGES and BIRTAS. armed vessels, they found the boufes en Dec. 26. IGHT . of tirely evacuated ; and by the first of September they laid the buildings in alhes for Miss Hamilton. fifteen miles in length on the northerly 27, Hon. John Spencer, Erg; to Miss side of the river, and about fix on the Poyntz. other sideand when they came in fight 31. Edward Atkyns, Esq; to Miss ef a mass-house, they discovered foot Wright, of Oxford, tracks lately made, and soon after per Dec. 23. Lady of the Hon. Mr. Fitz ceived a smoak. The mass-house being patrick, was delivered of a lon ciore to a thick wood, they pofted proper guards, and as they were preparing to
DEATHS, fire the house, a fignal-gun was fired by Dec. 10.
OHN Hay, Esq; eldest son the enemy, and before the guards, and
of eliclate lord Walian Hay, the few men with them, could repair to of Newhall, in Scotland.. The main body, they found themselves al.
RCrawfurd, was married to
628 Deaths, Promotions, General Bill, &c. App.
22. William Foley, of Prestwood, Esq; The king has been pleafed to appoint bailiff of Droitwich, in Worcestershire. Edward Lloyd, Esq; to be secretary to
26. James Winter, of Deptford, Esq; his majesty's forces in North-Britain, in aged 93:
the room of Thomas Sherwin, Efq; 29. Biffe Richards, Esq; member for War-Office, Dec. 24. Lord viscount Hindon, Wilts.
Barrington, secretary at war, has ap30. Mrs. Talmash, mother of Mr.
pointed Thomas Sherwin, Efq; first clerk George Talmash, an eminent attorney, in the war-office, to be his deputy, in the of Clerkenwell.
room of Edward Lloyd, Esq; who has
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The king has been pleased to promote EV. Mr. Carrington was presented
the following gentlemen to be lieutenantto the vicarages of Sporle and Lit.
colonels and majors to the new regiments, tle Palgrave, in Norfolk, by Eton-college. viż. lieutenant-colonels. Majors, John PROMOTIONS Civil and Military.
Mompeflon, Thomas Buck, Alex, Mac.
kay, George Crawford, Mark Renton, HITEHALL, Dec. 27. The John Donaldson, Peter Parr, Thomas
Wilkinson, Byam Crump, and William the following gentlemen to be colonels of
Augustus Pitt.-Majors, Capts. Desbrisay, the regiments of foot to be forthwith rais
Furye, Hugh Morgan, William Arnott, ed in his majesty's service, James Aber Wilkinson, Proby, Doyne, Townsend, crombie, Robert Napier, Hedworth Lamb Feyrac, and How. ton, William Whitmore, John Campbell, Cha. Perry, Esq; lord Charles Manners, Alteration in the Lift of Parliament. John Arabin, Robert Anftruther, Charles
TORWICH, Lord Hobart re-elect. Montagu, Esqrs.Bennet Noel, Esq; to be licut, col. to the second reg. of footguards, and to take rank as colonel of
A General BILL of all ebe Cbrifenings and foot. Julius Cæfar, Esq; first major, and
Burials in London, from Dec. 10, 1754, to take rank as colonel of foot. William
to Dec. 16, 1755. Alcourt, Esq; second major, and to take rank as colonel of foot.-John Lowrie, Chrifned
Buried Esq; first major to the third regiment of
7773 Males 10779 foot-guards, and to take rank as colonel Females
Females 11138 of foot.-And Andrew Robinson, Erq; second major, and to take ránk as colonel
21917 of foot.
The king has been pleased, upon a fur. Decrcafed in the Burials this Year 779. render made by John Cowper, D. D. of Died under 2 Years of Age 7803 the office of the execution of the laws Between 1 and
5 and statutes concerning bankrupts, to
5 and 10
612 grant the said office unto the said Dr. John
10 and 20
577 Cowper, and John Yorke, of Lincoln's.
20 and 30
1651 Inn, Esq;
30 and 40
2087 The king has been pleased, upon a sur
40 and 50
1234 render made by John Yorke, of Lincoln's
so and 60 Inn, Esq; of the office of chafewax in
60 and 70
1433 chancery, to grant the said office to Ah
70 and 80
1018 ley Cowper, Esq;
go and go
504 The king has been pleased to grant to
go and too
77 the earl of Sandwich, the earl of Chol A Hundred and One 1. A Hundred and mondeley, and Wellbore Ellis, Erq; the office of vice-treasurer of Ireland,
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INDEX to the Debates in the Political Club,
to the Essays, PoliticKS, Domestick and Foreign
Ancients, our obligations to them 378, 379
535 Animals, fondness for, satirized 490, 491
359 Anneney, Mr. remarks on his care 437
41, 225 Annual produce of the publick revenue 5
138, 186, 193
Built on the same story as Vir-
Arachne and Meliffa, characters of
521, 501-569, 601-609 Archimedes, of his burning speculum 482
64 Ariftccratical party in Holland, intrigues
Arts, poliie, encouraged 166. To im-
138, 187; 347, 393
Alkins, baron, of freeholders 366, 367
572 Atlantick ocean, chart of, account of it
443 Aiticus, Pomponius, his speech on addreft.
ing his majesty
141, 190, 253: Sce new members in vernors and directors of, chosen 185.
Transfer days there, and at the E. India
434 Babarotia, account of the tragedy of 28-
31. Extracts from 28, 29. Truth of
594 Beausejour, caken 349. Terms of the ca-
462 piculacion 350. Defcribed 359
404 Bergrap, horrid accident so called 225
394 Berkley, Sir Wm. bus loyalty
121 Bent company characted