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tage to France aud Spain. The confe. deracy in arms against G. Britain congft
AMERICA. [41. 717.) ed of France and Spain, affifted and fup- DUR last volume contained accou, ported by America. How the war with V of Great Britain's re-establishing a t America was in future to be carried on, vil government in Georgia, and often was not yet a matter of difcuffion; and troops repelling an attack made by if it were, he should think he acted very combined forces of France and then I imprudently if he gave any information volted colonies on Savannah, the cap of it in public.
of that province; -- of her troops have Mr Fox made a long speech against the taken the Spanish fort of St Fernandes* motion, in which he attacked the Ame- Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras ; -ima rican secretary with great heat and point of their having evacuated Rhode iQars edness for the conduct of government re- -of her having taken, in the Western specting Gen. Burgoyne.
dies, from the French, the island of The Secretary at War replied, defend. Lucia, and of the French having talt ed Lord Amherst very fully from all that from her the islands of St Vincent a had been said, and answered every charge Grenada; - of the French having tal. urged by Mr Fox and Mr Townshend a. from her the forts of Senegal on the cc gainft the conduct of the army.
of Africa; - of her having taken Pon. Gen. Burgoyne, Mr Turner, Lord cherry and Mahie in the East Indies from North, Mr Meyrick, Gen. Conway, Col. the French;-and of Spain's having jo Barré, Lord Middleton, and others, ed France and the revolted colonies Spoke in the debate.
gainst her. - We now proceed to la 1. Mr Luttrell reminded Gen. Grant of accounts. his gasconade, of his engaging to march Congress demanded from the colon 2, 63 from one end of the North-American 45,000,000 dollars for the year 1779; continent to the other, without refift- which, according to an act of the affer" ance. [38. 589.)
bly of Pennsylvania, inserted in one : 3 General Grant denied the charge. their news-papers of Oct. 14. that pro
Gen. Conway having said that he vince was to raise, belides the sums * would assent to the motion, all thoughts fore granted, 5,700,000 dollars. of calling for a divifion were given up, “ Philadelphia, 08. 20. In the gener and the resolutions were agreed to. assembly of Pennsylvania, held here up,
the 23d of September last, it was agreement A HEN that changes its colour. that the claims made by the proprietors tam
Langholni, Jan. 20. 1780. that province, to the whole of the frame THere is in the pofTeffion of Mr James contained within the charter, togeth 1 Scott at Limycleugh, in the parish with the reservation of quitrents, pusa of Canoby, a hen, which all the summer chale.money, &c. being no longer co 25 is a pure white, not a tarnished spot can Gistent with the safety of the commoins be observed about her. In the month wealth ; the assembly, therefore, as re; of November she is speckled, and imme- presentatives of the province, resume diately changes to be as black as a raven, the fame, under certain restrictions ar jo and not a fpot of white to be seen. She provisoes, to themselves ; granting hoy continues of this colour till about May, ever to the Penn family, the sum in when she again changes to a delicate 130,0001, Sterling, to be paid by diffe white.
ent inftalments, of not less than 15,000 Mrs Scott imagined the first year that a-year, nor more than 20,000 l, the firin she had loft her hen, till some of the payment to be made at the expiration en family afferted that the fpeckled one was one year after the termination of the pre the identical white hen. Upon this Mrs fent war." Scott put a particular mark upon her; . " New York, 08.15. By accounts fror and has remarked the different succession Philadelphia we learn, that latt Monda. of the colours with the seasons for these fe'ennight, a Mr Joseph Wirt was trie three years.
at a court of oyer and terminer, then fit This fact may be attested by most of ting there, on an iodictment for com the people in the parish, and by many mitting high treason againtt the State gentlemen who had the curiosity to come and acquitted. The populace being en to Mr Scott's, to observe the different raged at the decision, affernbled in a tu changes of this extraordinary bird. In multuous manner, leized chic unfortu Edim. Mag.