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The evidence of the servants, strewed with leaves as any orchat respecting the conduct of their in autumn. A part of one of a lordships, was similar to the above. stands, erected in Coveni-Garde A pistol was found unloaded in the for the accommodation of the per carriage, which appeared to have tators of the election, was blog been just fired. The pistol which down: there were, however, had put an end to the life of lord persons on it at the time, as front Charles had been placed in his its elevation it was not consider mouth, and loaded with two slugs safe. Part of the roof of a tou or balls, one of which perforated at the corner of Cullege-hill, Dos the skull, and the other was ex- gate, was thrown down; whic tracted from the mouih. Neither falling upon a poor woman passu the teeth nor tongue were injured, at the time, bruised her so severel so that it is evident chat no violence that she was carried to St. Barib bad been used in the introduction lomew's hospital, without lopes of the fatal instrument, and the recovery. Several buildings in death of lord Charles might not neighbourhood of Hcundid inprobably be an act of his own, Bishop.gale-streel, &c. were al committed in a paroxysm of phren- unrooted, and some trees in th zy. Lust night the coroner's in- quarter of Mooifieids were torno quest sat on the body; when, after by the roots. Ini Lamberb-mars a long examinalion, the jury brought an empty house, condeintied by the 'in a verdict-" That the deceased commissioners of The road, na hrad been killed by a pistol-ball, but blown down; as from whose hands unknown.” from some of the buildings in the 30th.

Yesterday and this day saine quarter.

there was a very heavy gale of wind from the south, west, which blew in gusts with uncom

J U N E. mon violence. Much damage was sustained in many parts of the me- At the final close of the poll

Isi. tropolis by the blowing down of for members of parliament for chimneys, unuling houses, and the city of London, at Guildball, in some of the environs of the town the numbers were, for many trees were torn up by the Mr. alderman Lushington 4379 roots. In Deau's yard, Westminster, part of the old ruinous build- Mr. alderman Combe ings came down by the violence of Mr. alderman Anderson the wind with a great

crash. Mr. alderman Pickett Luckily it had been

some time

Sir Waikin Lewes since railed and paled in, so that

An officer belonging

10th. no person was near enough to re.

party on the recruiting ceive any damage. In St. James's vice at Brecon, cock an opportuPark more than a dozen large trees pity, whilst a post-chaise were torn up by the roots, and the ing for him ai the door of an inn foliage of others were scattered in in the town of Hay, 10 shoot binevery direction,

The passage to self, and deliberaiely contrive to Spring Gardens was as thickly send the ball through his bead in

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such a direction, that he instantly assembled to extinguish the devourfell, and died without a groan. ing flames, till Tuesday morning, 13th.

Between 11 and 12 in the when a considerable part of the

forenoon a fire broke out in city was laid in ashes. Those acthe bay lost over the oil-mill of quainted with the city will conMessrs. Watts and Parsons in Tur. ceive the damage done, on being Ders bill, Marsh-lane, Chesunt; told, that every house in Queenwhich in a short time consumed street, from the bay to the corner the whole premises, with fifty Inads of Church-street, all Union-street of oil ready to remove, not without continued--two-thirds of Unionsuspicion of wilful mischies, the street_Church-street, from Broad. mill having been on fire a week street, to $1. Phillip's church, with before.

only iwo exceptions-Chalmers's & 13th.

At the close of the poll Beresford's alleys Kinloch's court

for Westminster, the nume - and the north side of Broad-street, bers were, for

from the state house of Mr. Jacks's, Mr. Fox

5160 four doors below Church-street'; Admiral Gardner

4814 and five houses on the Bay, from Mr. Horne Tvoke

2819 the corner of Queen-streei, were Andrew Robinson Bowes, who burnt to the ground. The public was címmitted for an assault upon buildings destroyed, are the French lady Strathmore, and who has been church, and several adjoining buildin prison eleven years, was brought ings. Phillip's church on up, and in consequence of the sign fire at different times, and ultimanual produced in court, con- mately must have been destroyed, taining bis majesty's most gracious if a spirited negro man had not pardon, was discharged upon his ascended to the top of the cupola, own recogni Zance.

next to the vane, and tore off the Lord Kenyon, in summing up to shingles. The private buildings the jury on a little wretched play destroyed, and the property they debi, said, it is to be lamented, that contained, are of immense amount. gaming is so prevalent among the Five hundred chimnies, it is said, highest ranks of society, which have have been counted, from which the set the example to their interiors, buildings are burnt; and 150,000. and who, it seems, are too great for sterling, is supposed to be a sum far

I wish they could be short of the value of those buildings. punished.

“If any prosecutions. The goods and furniture destroyed are fairly brought before me, and are probably nearly equal to ibis the parties are justly convicted,

be their rank or sid-


The new college at Hack. Lion in the country, though they be ney, with 18 acres of land, the first ladies in the land, ihey shall was tbis day knocked down? at certainly exbibit themselves in Ibe 57001. whether to a real or fictitie

ous bidder we have not heard. Charlestown.

On the 13th of The adjoining house, inhabited by June a most alarming fire broke Dr. Rees, as president of the cl. out in Lodge-alley, which baffled lege, was bought by him, or in all the exertions of

& numerous his name, for 10501. The fate of concourse of citizens, who speedily this building, on which the pro,



the law,




prietors acknowledge immense sums pected to recognize, in every indi have been expended in build- vidual who was brought in, a rela. jug, and for which more than tive or a friend. twice ibe sum it now ferched had The landlord of one of the hou. been refused, and the fate of the ses, it is reported, received notice justitution itself, affords a striking of the insecurity of bis house two proof that the people of this coun- days ago, but did not apprise the try are not disposed 10 encourage lodgers of their danger for fear of the modern philosophers in their losing them. attempts to undermine the consti

A duel was fought in a

28ih. tution. That seminary was institu

field witbin tree miles of ted under the most favourable ans- Hamburgh, between lord Valentia pices. The most wealthy and re- and Henry Gawler, esq. They left spectable part of the dissenters were England with their seconds and disposed to support the institution; surgeons for the express purpose

of but, that support having been with. fighting. They fired together. Mr. drawn, the building is brought to Gawler's ball took place ; it entered the hammer. Whether it shall be his lordship’s breast-bone, and lodge converted into barracks, being not ed near the neck; it was extracted farther from the cast than those in on the field, and he is considered Ilyde-park from the western extre- to be out of danger. · Lord Valen. mity of the capital, or into a coul- tia's ball passed through Mr. Gawtry seitlement of any capital pub- ler's hat. The affair between Mr. liç and more constitutional school Gawler and lady Valentia was the in London, or

a supple- subject of the dispute. ment to Bedlam, already

DIED.-At Bedwell-park, Ilerts, crowded to receive more inhabitants, in his 761h year, Samuel White time must shew.

bread, esq. ; whose abilities, in2715.

The following melancholy tegrity, benevolence, and public accident happened yester

spirit, will transmit his character day morning in Ilvughton-street, with respect to posterity. His faClare-narkei :-- Two houses s'ida iher was a yeoman of Bedfordshire, denly gave way, and buried in their who lived ai the Barns at Cardingruins sixteen unfortunate inhabi- ton, in that county, on an estate tants. At noon, thirieen were got of 'abeut 2001. per annum, which out and conveyed to the parish devolved to his eldest son, who workhouse in Portugal-streci. Of much improved it by building, and these, three had been dug out, speni much of his time at it after shockingly inangled, without the be purchased Bedwell-park. He is least syinptoms of lise : two chil. said to have died worth a million dren, apparently dead, were restor. at least; the bulk of which he has ed 10 life by the means prescribed bequeathed in his sot.

He was by the humane society in cases of buif-broiber to lve Whitbread, esq. sutocetion; the rest received some hardwareman, of Cannon-street, of thein slight and others severe and sheriff of London with Mr. contusions. But what rendered Beckford, in 1755. By his first wife, their situation the more deplorable Harriet, daughter of

Har. is that they recognized, or cx- tor, an eminent attorney, of Lon





don, whom he married in 1757,

JUL Y. and who died in 1764, he has left issue à sun, Samuel, gentleman- At the Old Bailey, Mary

ist. commoner of Christ church, Oy- Nott was capitally convicted, ford, and representative of the twn for the wilful murder of M. le Mara of Bedford in several parliaments quis de Gripier de Moncroe de Laafier his father gave it up, and two val, a French emigrant nobleman,

daughier:; the eldest married, in on the 29th of May last, at his lodg1789, 10 James Gordon, jan. esq. ings in Monmouth-court, Whics of More-park, Herts; the younger comb-street, of which house she Einma, to Henry Beauchamp lord had the care ; and received sentence St. John of Bleiso, 1780. NIr. to be executed on Monday. Whitbread, married to his second

Richard Ludman, Ann

2d. wife, 1769, lady Mary, youngest Rhodes, Eleanor Hughes, and daugliter of the late earl, and sister Mary Baker, were tried for the to the present marquis Cornwallis, murder of George Hebrer.-This who died in 1770, in childbed of murder was commilied in King, an only daughier, married, in June, street, E2-t Smithfield, in one of 1795, to capt. George Grey, late those obscure receptacles of de: of the Boyne man of war, of 98 baur hery with which this metrc. guns,

third sm of sir Charles Grey, polis abounds. The body of the K. B. and nephew of sir Harry Grey, deceased was found on the morning bart. whose sister was married in of Sunday the 22d of May, suspend1788 to the present Mr. Whitbread, ed by the neck from a bed-post, and by whom he has several children. in a room on the second floor, wita His extensive establishments in the his hands tied behind his back, brewery were long unrivalled, and This unfortunate man was a faylor, perhaps, to a certain point, remain and had, it seems, been in very so skill, and excited the envy even

distressed circumstances, which proof a poet (Dr. Walcot) who spares duced a propensity to intoxication : not royalty, though in this instance when mich in liquor, bis widow of his satire, he has perpetuated a said, he slept so sound, that it was compliment to the sovereign and almost impossible to wake him. It the man of malt by coupling them was proved that the four prisoners Logether. Mr. Whitbread's liberal were in the house (which belonged charity will be witnessed by every 10 Eleanor Ilughes) on the evening parish where he had property, and of Saturday the 21st,and next mornin the distribuiion of his private ing. They were seen, and some benevolence, which is said to have of their conversacion heard, by two exceeded 30001. per annum ; for women wbo lived in an adjoining Do proper application met with a house; this house was separated repulse ; and to his bonour let it from that in which the body was here be recorded, that, several years found by only a lath partition, per. before his death, be setiled on St. forated in several places, and the Luke's hospital for lunaticks a per- holes and crevices affording a dispetual rent-charge of one hundred cinct view of almost all the apart. guineas, payable out of his exien. ments of the latter. The manner fire premises in Chiswell-sireet in which the hands of the deceased



were bound with a piece of tape ply “cunning and craft, which was described in court. The knot would soon be in disrepute in this that had been used what country :" “ a niggard" to mearg seamen call a timber hitch, and it “a king who had defrauded his was obviously such as could not be subjects of nine millions of money, done by himself. There was no din -Oh! Mr. Guelph, where do you rect and positive proof as to the guilt expect to go when you die ?" and of the prisoners ; but ihere was a that the guillotine should be introchain of most suspicious circum. duced into this country, as a more stances pointing against Ludman merciful mode of punishing kings and Hughes. The lord chief baron of and queens than by the ax, &c. the exchequer summed up the evi- Lord Kenyon concluded his dence with great precision, candour, charge to the jury with observing and humanity. It was on the exa that the king was entitled to the pressions used by the prisoners that same protection of the laws with the proof chiefly rested, and his other men; and they would consider lordship nicely discriminated be whether any part of the king': contween those that seemed to arise duct called for such observations as from surprise, on the discovery of those which had been read to ibem the situation of the deceased, and from the book published by the de those which could only be supposed fendant. His lordship thought bis to proceed from a knowledge of the majesty, like the judge of Israel murder.—The jury retired for a. (Samuel), might appeal to the ju, . bout an hour, and returned with fy and say,

Ć Whose ox bave I a verdict, finding Richard Ludman taken? Whose ass have I taken? and Eleanor Hughes guilty.-Ann Whom have I defrauded : Whom Rhodes and Mary Baker not guilty. have I oppressed ?" The jury, after Sentence of death was immediately 15 minutes consideration, returned pronounced

Ludman and a verdict-guilty. Hughes, by the recorder.


A cause was tried in the sth. Mary Nutt, Richard Lud- court of king's bench, Guildman,

and Eleanor Hughes ball, beiween the proprietors of a were executed before Newgate. newspaper called the Telegraph, 6th.

This morning Henry Wes. plaintiffs, and the proprietors of the

ton for forgery, and John Morning Post, defendants. It was Roberts, alias Colin Reculist, also proved, that in the month of Fe. for forgery, were executed pur. bruary last, the defendants had consuant to their sentence, opposite trived tu forward to the office of the the debtors' door, in the old Bai- Telegraph, from Canterbury, a spus ley.

rious French newspaper, containe 81b.

Was tried, in the court of ing a pretended renewal of the ar.

king's bench, Guildhall, be- mistice, and preliminaries of peace fore lord Keynon and a special ju- between the emperor and the ry, an information filed by the at- French republic. The proprietors torney general against D. I. Eaton, of the Telegraph being thus ima boukseller in Newgate-street, for posed on to give as true a libel in publishing a book, which on of this false frabricated intellidefined the words a king” to im- gence, and thereby sustaining much






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