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Samuel Bofanquet, esq. was chosen go- Bromsgrove ; but the damage sustained vernor, and Godfrey Thornton, eiq. de. by the shopkeepers (and particularly the puty governor.
hucksters) must be very great. The hedges And this day, came on the election of and other fences to fields and gardens on twenty-four directors, when the following this side of the town, were entirely demogentlemen were chosen :
lished; numbers of sheep and pigs are Samuel Beachcroft, Roger Boehm, Ed. drowned, one horse, and we are forry, in ward Darell, Daniel Giles, John Harri. addition to the calamity, to say, that on fon, Thomas Lewis, Job Mathew, Rich- Saturday morning, fome young children ard Neave, Jofeph Nutt, Isaac Osborne, were missing, Edward Payne, George Peters, Brook This tremendous fall of water happened Watson, alderman, Mark Weyland, Ben- near the eleven mile-stone, on the edge of jamin Winthrop, Mofes Yeldam, Thomas the Lickey: it has beat the ground there Boddington, Peter Cazalet, Bicknell Co- (which is chiefly gravel) into small pits. ney, Thomas Dea, William Mellish, At Bromsgrove, and the upper part of the Thomas Raikes, Edward Simeon, and Lickey, nothing more than a common fall Samual Thornton, esąrs.
of rain was experienced. APRIL 20. Birmingham, April 16. On Friday It is with real fatisfaction, that we are afternoon, the inhabitants of Bromsgrove, informed of the success which has attended in Worcestershire, were alarmed and dif- the endeavours of Dr. Willis, in the retressed beyond description, by one of the covery of the queen of Portugal, from her most sudden and violent inundations eyer late melancholy illness. The doctor has known. Between three and four o'clock, pronounced the queen to be in a state of during a storm accompanied with loud and perfect convalescence, both in regard to continued claps of thunder, and the most her late disorder and general health, and vivid lightning, a water-spout fell upon the has recovered the use of her mental fathat part of the Lickey which is nearest culties. On this account there has been the town." The pouring down of the ca- very great rejoicings at Lisbon. This taract was heard to a great distance, and good news we learn by letters received the body of water, taking a direction to- yesterday by the mail. The queen is reward Bromsgrove, soon twept every thing moved to her country palace at Queluz, in before it, laid down the hedges, washed order to enjoy the benefit of the country quantities of grain from barns and malt- air. houses, destroyed tan-yards, and so strong The cure has been as speedy as it was was the current, that it floated through unexpected previous to Dr. Willis' arri. the town a waggon loaded with skins. val. "When he was introduced into the The inhabitants of the place had no time presence of her majesty, she was extremely to take the necessary precautions ; almost franțic, and complained to her son of a in an instant the cellars and under kitchens stranger's being introduced into her aparte were filled to the top, and every thảing in ment. The prince returned for answer, them overturned. In a few minutes the that the person was the famous Dr. Willis erater entered at the parlour windows, co- who had been sent by her brother the king vered the counters of shops, and in the of England to render her majesty, every principal street it rose and continued up assistance. Dr. Willis felt her pulse, and ward of five feet perpendicular from the faid the lived too low, and immediately pavement. The horfes in some of the inn ordered her fome asses’ milk. The queen ftables stood up to their tails in water. refused to take any nourishment a long Pigs, washed from their styes, were swim- time, but became at laft fo tractable, that ming through the passages of the houses the drank the milk of her own accord: in situated between the brook and the princi- a few days the thewed fymptoms of conpal street; down which quantities of furni- yalescence. ture, brewing utensils, and clothing, shop
APRIL 27. articles, grain, garden-pales, gates, wheel Yesterday, Mr. Dundas moved in the barrow's, pige, dogs, timber, &c. were House of Commons, That it shall not be çarried in one mals by the impetuous tot lawful to import any African Negroes ient. Many of the inhabitants, who hap- into any British Colonies, pened to be at their neighbours, could not in thips owned or nayigated. by British that evening return home. Á house on fubjects, at any time after the ift day of the borders of the Lickey was thrown January 1800.? down by the force of the water, though
Lord Mornington moved an amende we do not hear any were de trøyed in
ment; namely, that the words • January
1800. be expunged, and the words My lords and gentlemen, • January 1793' inserted in their ftead. • The dispatch you have given to tho
After a debate, which lasted till three national business, enables me to close the in the morning, the House divided, feffion, and to relieve you from further
Against the amendment 158 a tendance in parliament.
"Gentlemen of the house of commons, Majority
49 • His majesty commands me to thank The questiou being put upon the origi. you for the supplies you have voted for nal motion,
the public service ; you may depend upon The chancellor of the exchequer moved, their faithful application to the purposes that the house do now adjourn.
for which they were granted.
• My lords and gentlemen,
• I have his majesty's commands to exNoes
press his approbation of the wisdom that 97
has guided your proceedings during the Majority 88
present session, especially in the liberal inIn consequence of the adjournment hav. dulgences you have afforded to your Roa ing been carried, the motion of Mr. Dun
man catholic brethren, by establithing the das stands over for further discussion.
legality of intermariage, by admitting
them to the profession of the law and the IRELAND.
benefits of education, and by removing all On Monday, April 16, Mr. James restrictions upon their industry in trade Napper Tandy was arrested by virtue of and manufactures. a proclamation from the privy-council,
• Your knowledge of the true interests and carried before the lord-mayor of Dub- of your country is plainly marked in the lin, and several aldermen. Ón his being measure you have adopted for carrying taken, he denied the authority of the
into effect a reciprocal preference in the
proclamation, and when he appeared before corn trade with Great Britain, a system the magistrates, they exprelled a wish to beneficial to both countries, and peculiarly have nothing to do in the business; the advantageous to the agriculture of Ireland,
that source of person who apprehended him replied, that
your wealth and prosperity. it was sufficient for him that he had done The further steps you have taken to check his duty in producing the prisoner ; he the immoderate use of spirituous liquors, should concern himself no further in the and your wise regulations for the charitaaffair, but simply apply for the offered re- ble institutions, prove your attention to ward. On the recorder's being consulted, the interests of the lower orders of the Tandy was informed, that he was no people. longer a prisoner : he then wished to give
• I shall firmly rely on your cordial co, in his examination against the person who operation for the support of public order, took him, charging him with an affault, and the enforcing obedience to the lates, and having held him in falle imprison by which alone the fruits of national in ment; this was refused on the part of fe- duftry can be secured; and when you re.
fiect yeral aldermen, but at length it was taken upon the flourishing resources, the by one of them. on Wednesday, how. increafing wealth, and unexampled proever, he was again apprehended by an perity of the country, you will not fail ta order from the house of commons, and impress upon the minds of the people, that being brought to their bar, and refusing the maintenance of our free and happy to answer the speaker's interrogatories, constitution will ensure the continuance of was from thence committed to Newgate;
these invaluable blessings.' from whence, however, he was liberated
Then the lord chancellor prorogued the the same night, in consequence of the pro- parliament to Monday the 18th of June rogation of parliament.
On Wednesday, the lord-lieutenant of Ireland went in itate to the house of peers,
BIRTH Ş. and the commons being come, his excel. HER Catholic majesty, a prince, lency gave the royal affent to thirty pub
Countess of Caithnels, a daughter, lic and one private bills; after which bis Lady of fir Alexander Monro, a daugh, excellency closed the session will the fol. ter. lowing speech
Lady Anne Lambton, a son and heir,
Charles Middleton, of Middlewich, in EDward Coke, efq. M. Pitto miss Cheshire, maltker.
Colhoun, daughter of William Col. John Bell, of Carlisle, linen-draper. houn, esq. of Wrotham, Norfolk,
Thomas Clare, of Gloucester, soapEarl of Albemarle, to the hon. miss: boiler. Sophia Southwell, sister of lord de Clif. George Blow, of Bathwick, in Somer. ford.
setthire, vintner. John King, esq. one of the under fe John Large, of Leicester, grocer. cretaries of ftate, to miss Moss, daughter Charles O'Neale, otherwise Neale, of of the bishop of Bath and Wells.
Cannon-street, Southwark, turner. John Edward Madocks, esq. of Vale Thomas Harman, of Robersbridge, in Mascall, Kent, to the hon. miss Craven, Sussex, shopkeeper. fifter to lord Craven. The hon. F. West, brother to the earl
John Bartlett, of Shoreditch, butcher. of Delawarr, to miss Michell, daughter Samuel Collier, of Manchester, cornof the late Richard Michell, esq. of Cul- factor. ham-court, Berks.
Thomas Swymmers Champneys, esq. William Dawlon, of Liverpool, linen, only son of fir Thomas Champneys, bart. draper. to miss C. Mostyn, daughter of sir Roger Herman Zurhorst, of Basinghall-street; Mostyn, bart. M. P.
merchant. Sir James Suttie, bart. to miss Catha
APRIL 10. rine Isabella Hamilton, daughter of James Mary Bunning, of the Minories, haHamilton, esq.
berdasher. Mr. Gustavus Vasa, a celebrated Afri
John Grant, of Walcot-terrace, Lama can, to miss Cullen, daughter of Mr. beth, in Surry, surgeon. Cullen, of Ely.
Richard Fletcher, of Liverpool, and
Henry Fletcher, of Whitehaven, mérDE A T H S.
chants and copartners. HErbe Erbert Martin Phillips, esq. M. P.. William Baker, of Cowbridge, in Gla
Sir George Pocock, K. B. morganshire, innholder. Alexander Callandar, esq. M. P. Susannah viscountess dowager Fane. Robert Walters Harper, of Sutton, in
William Gomm, esq. late secretary of Yorkshire, dealer. the embassy at the Hague.
Sir Abraham Pitches, knt. father-in Thomas Tew Morris, of Haydon-yard, Law of viscount Deerhurst.
Minories, brewer. Rev. fir James Stonehouse, bart.
George Bond, of Old Fish-street, taylor, Lieutenant-general Lancelot Baugh. James Clowes, of Old-Itreet, dealer. . Hon. general George Cary.
John Scholefield, of Halifax, in YorkGeneral David Gräme.
James Rice, of Battersea, in Surry,
of the order of the Thistle, and of the Alexander Watfon, of Şise-lane, mere Chapel Royal, in Scotland.
chant. Rev. Peter P.ckard, D. D.- Dean of Thomas Kemp, of Newhaven, in Sus. Peterborough.
Jane Garton, of Thames-street, fa. BANKRUPTS. From the GAZETTE. tioner.
Gcorge Lempriere, of the city of LonOleph Smart, of Wolverhampton, in don, merchant. Staffordshire, bookseller.
Elias Bisson, of Cornhill, linen-draper, John Kindon, of Britel, auctioneer.
APRIL 24. William Couzens the
and John Wright, of Lime-ftreet, merThomas Couzens, of Newcaitle-upon- chant. Tyne, hat-snakers and copartners. Jeremiah Cunningham, of Upper Sey.
mour-street, grocer. Jo!ın Hirfi, of H lifax, in Yorkihire, Samuel Lancaster, of Huddersfield, in
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