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The Princess Royal :—Her Highness's It was nearly seven o'clock before the train and body were of a yellow ground, whole of the drawing-room was cleared, with an embroidery of purple and filver,

Bale, with medallion ornaments. The trimiping

The Ball-room was by no means, in point was composed of yellow roses, sweet peas of number, equal to what we have formerly and lilacs; plumes of feathers, and feftoons noticed :— Within the dancing circle, there of large spangles, very superb and rich. were, however, the usual number of fair The petticoat was a plain, white luftring: - candidates Her Highness's head-dress was very brilliant ; A: half past nine o'clock their Majest.es and consisted of diamonds, feathers, and and the Princetres entered the ball-room, prePowers of alver.

ceded by the Officers of State: the overThe Princess Augusta's dress in body, train, Cure of Sampson began playing on the and petticoat, was like that of the Puncess entrance of the King, and continued till their Royal; the trimming was different; the Majesties were seated, when the minuets most peculiar decorations were the Royal Oak began and were danced in the following Bougbs which her Highness wore : they order: were formed in green foil, with real acorns.

Prince of Wales,

s Princess Royal, A chain of feftoons, formed in green and

2 Princess Augusta, Silver Ipangles in an oblique direction, are

Duke of York,

s Princess Elizabeth, also to be noticed ;-the other decorations were of bouquets of pink roses, foil and

Marq. of Worcester, { Lady A. Clavering,

Lady C. Gordon, festoons. Her Highness's cap was ornamented with a wreath of filver flowers, and

Lord Elgin,

Lady C. Bertie, beautifully rich with diamonds.

2c. of Mexborough, Princess Elizabeth.---Her Highness appear

Sc. of Aluborough,

Lord Galway, ed in a body and train of green and silver ; the

2 Lady G. L. Gower, petticoat was white luftring; the trimming

Lord Belgrave,

Lady C. L. Gower, was formed of embroidery, foil, pink roses,

| Lady C. Villars, and plumes of feathers, disposed with great

Lord Stopford,

Lady Susan Stuart, taite and beauty. Her head. dress was of


Lady C. Waldegrave, diamonds, foil, feathers, and red roses.

S Hon. Miss Thyane,

Hon. Mr. The Princesses Mary and Sophia were in

Hon. Mifs J. Thyane, robe coats ; that of the Princess Mary was

H. Mr. Townshend, Hon. Mits Pitt,

Hon. Miss Howe, more adorned than usual; the trimming was of green, purple, and silver.

H. Miss Townshend,

Mr. Duchess of Gordon.- A purple crape body and train, with a yellow crape petticoat,

Miss Cramer,

Marq. of Worcester, trimmed with fine lace, and broad stripes of

Miss Manners, purple, embroidered with stones (which

Lord Elgin,

Miss Graham, had the effect of diamonds), a profusion of After the minuets were finithed, and the diamonds in her cap, mounted with variegat. Lord Chamberlain had signified it to bis Ma. ed grass, in the file of the Queen's. jesty, and obtained the King's consent, the

The Ladies' head-dresses seemed to correr country dances commenced by the following pond with the other parts for taste and ele- Personages : gance, especially the casque, whose nodding Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, plumes seemed to speak the wearers i esolved Duk- of York, Princess Augusta, to conquer!

Marq. of Worcester, Princess Elizabeth, Many of the ladies wore Circaffian Neeves, Lord Elgin, Lady Charlotte Bertie, trimmed with friage, which had a very good Lord Stopford, Lady Levcion Gower, effect.

Lord Belgrave, Lady Ç. Villars, Purple, deep blue, and light green, are Hon. Mr. Townshend, Lady Bellalyse. the present reigning colours, and very much When two dances were finished, their worn by the gentlemen ;-but the ladies seem Majesties retired about iwelve o'clock, and quite loth to quit the pale blue and pink.. the company difperícd. The dresses of the Ladies were in general

CARRIAGES. extremely elegant, with little variation in the Very few new carriages were sported on form; the different trimmings and appena the occasion. Not one went from Hatchett's, dages, nevertheless, gave to each the appear which is rather extraordinary. The Prince ance of novelty.

of Wales's was of dark green, with a deep The Gentlemer, with very few excep- filver plating. Lord Hampden's, Sir Jou tionis, were more than usually plain in their seph Yorke's, and Sir John D'Oyley's, were Ptic.

pext in fashion and elegance.


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Vienna, May 10.

shut against him. Two regiments quartered In the subsequent accounts received from there under his command, are likewise with

Prince Lichtenstein, of the late attempt to drawn from the garrison, as the commandant storm Dubicza, he bestows great commenda did not chule to expose them, kuowing that tions on the bravery and ardour of the Au so small a force would be totally insufficient. ftrian troops, declaring, that had not Ma He has written to Court defiring a reinforcejor-General Schlaun, on whom the com ment of 10,000 men, without whichi, it was mand of that detachment devolved upon his opinion, that nothing could be effected. Major-General Khun's being wounded, been Vienna, May 14. The letters from Sem. mortally wounded himself, he would cer lin on the 7th instant give np certain infortainly have forced his way into the town. mation of the Austrian army having passed

In the general action, which followed this the Save; nor has any account been yet reunsuccessful attempt, the Turks advanced so ceived here of the siege of Belgrade having near the bayonets of the Austrians as to he been commenced. able to reach them with their spears. Nei. Four squadrons of the Waldeck dragoons ther side seemed ioclined to give way, till the marched from hence on the 6th inttant, to arrival of Major Schubirich, with a squadron reinforce the army under the command of of the Kinsky Light Horse, when the Turks Prince Lichtenstein ; and this morning one were totally routed,

of the seven battalions of infantıy, destined The loss of the Austrians in the actions for the same army, also began its march. amounted to two Lieut. Colonels, one Captain, Paris, May 16. A new topic at present 117 Non-commithioned Officers and Privates, engages the public conversation, who have and 67 horses, killed ; and three Lieutenant almost forgot what pars'a but a few days fince, Colonels, two Caplains, four Lieutenants, It is a petition and address from the Clergy, 391 Non commisioned Officers and Privates, at the head of which are two Archbishops, and 67 horses, wounded. Ten Privates seven Bishops, and a prodigious number of dige were milling, and two pieces of cannon were nified Ecclesiastics, which were delivered to taken by the Turks during the attack, the King at Versailles on Thursday latt. It The loss of the Turks is computed at up

alludes to the present situation of public wards of goo men killed, and one Turkish affairs, and particularly to religious matters ; standard.

broadly intimating at their fears, if any alteAdvices from Lieutenant General Fabri racion is made in respect of the public nacius, who commands the army in Transilva tional faith, confeffion, &c.—The King re nia, mention, that on the 2cih, 26th, and ceived them very graciously, and gave for 27th of April, several bodies of Turks, answer, Le Roi s'aviseru ; 66 the King will amounting together to 2500 men, attacked

" consider of it.” different parties of the Austrian troops, posted Intelligence from Thoulouse contains an in the neighbourhood of Terzbourg; but alarming account of the disaffection of the finding they could gain no advantage, they troops sent to that part; in particular, the retreated, leaving 46 men killed, whilst troops had peremptorily refused to obey some the Austrians had only two men nightly orders of the Governor. The inhabitants had wounded.

shut the gates of the city, and have taken up Frequent skirmishes also happen between the pavement, expecting that other troops the Austrian Volunteers posted at Grozka, would be sent, and that a bombardment would in the Bannat, and the Turks, in one of be the consequence. which the former lately made twelve priso. Paris, May 19. The Chatelet, a Court ners, and took a standard. L. Gaz, of Justice of Paris, after fitting almost 36

Paris, May 13. Great commotions are hours, have unanimoully agreed to the folrising in every province, little short of rebel- lowing Arret. lion, in consequence of the King's orders of

Mav 16, 1788. the 8th inft. at the Bed of Justice held at

This Court Jeeply affected on seeing les Versailles,

peated acts of authority against the different The Parliament of Thoulouse, the capital seats of Magistracy of this kingdom, the icat of Languedoc, have declared in the strongelt of Justice invested by armed croops, the literms, they will not conform to the King's berty of suitrages wanton!y violated by arrestregulations. The Comte de Perigord, of ing and committing Magistrates, who could one of the first families in France, and who not be perfonally responsible for deliberations commanded there, has been expelied the city effentially distinct in themselves, Magistracy for endeavouring to enforce the King's cum cself debared, and all order overthrown, unmands, and the gases of the town are kept ile a Monarch who has declared, that he VoL, XIII.



never would reign but according to the tenor wanted to give up the business, but was liin. of the law, and whose beneficent intentions dered by the Inten lant; 50 000 Bas- Breare the sure plurge of the happiness of his tons are ready to march, 10,000 of whom subjects ; confidering that the diets ani de are finished by the enviri ns of Rennes, clarations, reported by his Maj: Aty's Attor whole mode of tighing will atton fh the reney, have not been deisberated upon by Par- gular troops, as they are armed with fcythes, liament, who have a certail, urdiiputed fixed to long hitsucles, mary use fufils, and right, acknowledged by the Monarch him they ail use a 1tik, something like a short felf, to address their remonstrances tolum (a quarter-it-tf, with great dexterity. right they cannot poflibly m ke use of at pre Different acc unes have been received of

fent, on account of the forced suspension of an affray at the Higur, which cork place in their function); this Court declare unani

confequence of the French Ambaildo's mously, that they cannot, and ought not to

servants refusing to wear oa ge cocka les. proceed to the reading, publishing, and re

One of them seluces that a domestic of M. giftering the said edicts, declarations, and or

St. Priest, acting in his wn defence, chopo ders.--[They allude w the Arrets in the late

ped oft the hand of a Du'chiman with his tebre. Bed of Justice.]

The con ci grew to vuolel, this the burThe King's Officers of Justice, after hav. ghers were tarmed, and the military were ing peruled the above Arret, have adhered

commanded to interpose, which they did, to the contents of it.

and terminated the contention with some Rennes, June 3.

A Courier Extraordi- difficul.y. nary, who arrived from Versailles at 50 mi

The King of France has fent a memorial nutes after ten o'clock last night, has alu med

to the States of Holland respecting the fixth us exceeiling!y. The dre::diul blow was

article of the treaty just signed between Great against the Parliament. The Members of it

Britain and Holland. The French are afraid had, after the finishing of a decree dieta!ed by lett, hy that article, the English are bound their zeal for the country and respect for their to act in concert with Holland in case an atKing, retired to reft; but the young citizens tack is made on the territories in the Eaft. watched for their safety. After the arrival

Indies belonging to the Dutch, of the Courier, the troops put them'eives

A proper answer has been returned by the under arms, and Mr. Pregret de Mclelle, States of Holland to the memorial of the Provost of the Marshalles, was fent for, ind

King of France, assuring his Majesty, that ordered to carry the Lettres de Cacbct, which

the article alluded to has been mirepresented, he refused to do, and desired his dismillion ;

as nothing inimical to the peace or prosperity they then threatened to imprison bim, when

of the French interests, is even implied in being persuaded that if he refused another

the treaty with England, unless hoftilities would execute it, he acquiefced and departed Thould be actually commenced ; in that case, greatly agitated ; but overcome hy grief, he fell Holland and England are reciprocally bound down most dead, and is at piefont in great to act in concert for the benefit of each danger. The Members of Parliament learn

other. ing what had happened, afemhled at the Pre

We learn that the famous Paul Jones is Bodent's; 500 men immediately furrounded

arrived at Petersburgh, and has been appointhis hotel, whilst the other troops stationed ed Rear-Admiral of the Russian feet, which themselves in the streets and crollways. The confits of 16 thips of the line. The British people then allembled, shot up their shops, Officers in the Ruffian service have preiented and tell up in the foldiers, ubo patiently suf

a memorial to the Empress on the appointfered their blous and insults, and fiemed

ment of Paul Jones, in which they state ready to bear every thing rather than dip their derermination not to serve under him. tincir hands in French blood. The Magiltrates At the head of this memorial stands the of the country parimes offered their aflittance ;

name of Admiral Greig. This information but the Memb rs of Parliament appealed the

was brought by a vellel that was 28 days on people, and refused the offers of the villagers, her passage from Petersburgh to this coononly teliing them to be prepared. The Par

try, and is of more recent date than any which liament then told M. de Thiars that he must has lately been received from tbat quarter. he answerable for all inc blood which would

An express is arrived from Brussels, conbe spilt, upon which lie withdrew his troops; taining the agreeable information ther peace the tumult then cealed, and the Members and confidence were happily restored between departed. This morn ng the Lettres de Ca

the Emperor and his subjects in the Austrian obe: were carried io liem, which the Magie 'Netherlands, and that the most perfect harSintes unanim ully r. fused to receive.

mony prerajled in the Low Countries, between They are still fembled. The Commandant the Government and all ranks of people. Souvent, in.y nay, at the people's cries, and




BLANCHARD made his thirteenth experi: the proceffion, and the fides being open,

ment on the 5th of May, at Bafil. He al. gave a full view of the whole to the popu. cended, in the presence of the Margrave of Ba

lace. den, without the usual boat, his wings or pa Her Majesty, accompanied by her Royal rachute, owing to an opening of about fix inches Highness the Princefs Royal, the Princelles towards the equatorial part of the balloon, Augusta, Elizabeth, Mary, Sophia, and which prevented its being completely filled. Amelia, went privately to the Abbey, and All his efforts to raise the boat or basket be were feated at the fouth-end. After the ing fruitless, he tied four of the ropes at the Knights had gone round the Abbey, her Mabotom of the acrostat, and in that manner jetty and the Princelles retired, and went to mounted the airy regions; after an excur Buckingham- houte. fion of half an hour, he discovered a defect The inftallation, and proceflion back to the in the balloon, when pulling the valve string, Prince's chamber, was concluded by two the valve unluckily gave way, the inflam o'clock. mahle air began to fly, and he was burried

COURT OF KING's BENCH. down about two hundred fathoms with a Strathmore against A. R. Bowes, Esq. violent rapidity.' His feet received the first This was an iffue out of Chancery, to be impreffion, but hy good luck he received tried by a jury. The illue was, whether a only a sprain in one apele.

deed of revocation, made by Lady StrathMr. Winter, of West Malling, Kent, more, conveying to Mr. Bowes all her estates undertook, for a wager of gol, to go on and honours, was obtained of her Ladyship foot from Maidstone. bridge to London-bridge freely and voluntarily, or by duress > This and back again (near 70 miles) in 16 hours : deed was dated May 1, 1777, that is, little he performed the journey in 14 hours and 15 more than three months after the marriage. minutes.

A great body of evidence was adduced on the May 15. A cause wasdetermined at Guld- part of the plaintiff, to fhew the uniform imhall before Mr. Baron Hotham, u herein a Mr. proper conduct of Mr. Bowes to Lady StrathLiniz, a clergyman, was plaintiff, and the more, from the very day they were married Rev. Mr. Gillespie, of Cripplegate church, till this deed was executed. was dcfendant; the action was brought for On the part of the defendant the defence four pounds twelve shillings and fixpence for set up was, that Lady Strathmore was incaperforming, during his the defendant's illness, pable of being entrusted with her own afdivine service twice a day, by his request, fairs, and any restraint that had been im. from the 16th of September till the 27th, posed on her by Mr. Bowes was intended for belides eight marriages, several christenings, her good. and a number of burials; when a verdict .The jury, after a trial of upwards of 12 hours, was given for the plaintiff for 32. 125. 6d. It found that this deed of revocation, signed by came out in evidence that the usual fee for

the Counters, had been obtained by duress, reading prayers was 25. 6d. and upon Sun. and conseqıtly void, a verdict being given day mornings 55. and all other offices 25. 6d. for the plaintiff.

19. The following diftinguished Per 22. A draft of thirty couple of hounds fonages were installed at Westminster, from Meynell's pack were sold at Tat:ersall's Koights of the Bath :

for 351 guineas. His Grace of Bedford Lord Rodney,

Lord Heathfield, gave 77 guineas for five coupie. Sir Alex. Hood, Sir Robert Boyd, James Dodfiey, esq. citizen and stationer, Sir Charles Gray,

Sir John jarvis, paid his fine of 4001. and 20 marks, lo be Sir W'm. Fawcett,

Rt. H. Sir G. Yonge, excused from serving the office of theriff of Sir F. Haldimand, Sir Arch. Campbell, this city. Lord Viscount Galway.

23. As Mr. Crespigny, son of the member The Knights proceeded, dressed in their of parliament of that name, was passing collars, and other insignia of the Order, from through the city, meeting a body of the the Prince's chamber to the Abbey, accom guards with fixed bayoncts going to the panied by his Royal Highness the Duke of Bank, he stood on the kirb stone to let them York, in his robes, and insignia, as Grand pass, when several of them joftled him; and Master of the Order, on a platform erected on Mr. Crespigny's remonstrating at fucke from the door of the House of Lords to the treatment, one, more furious than the reit, Abbey.

Itabbed bim on the cheek-bone with the The platform was erected by means of the fixed bayonet, by which he was dangerously moving hospitals of the ingenious Mr. Wyatt, wounded, (lec p. 301) which formed a covering for

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25. The Knights of the Bath elect gave and at her feet press for an equal return." their celebrated ball, at which the first as. He was then detained, and information of semblage of fashion was present. The Car- this singular occurrence dispatched to Lord men Seculare was performed under the di- Sydney. On his examination before the rection of Philidor.

Magistrate, le said his name was Spang, by The whole of the entertainment was un profession an hair-drelser. Evident marks der the directions of Sir John Jervis, Sir of infanity appearing, he was committed to Frederick Haldimand, Sir Robert Boyd, and Tothil-fields Bridewell, until further direcLord Galway.

tions, and ordered to be kept in a separate The music began at eleven, and ended a apartment, and treated with the utmost tenlittle before one, when the ball commenced, derness. It is supposed he got over the wall At half past two the company sat down to in the Green Park into the Queen's gardens, supper.

and so entered the Palace. The demand for tickets was so great, that June 2. The Stadtholder has banished for eighteen guineas were offered, and refused life two clergymen, a Lieutenant-Colonel, for admission. Many were sold for 30 gui- and some others.

About half past two the dances be 5." Mitten, a private of the foot-guards, gan, but from the heat of the weather, few was taken to the office in Bow-street, and seemed willing to enter the lifs.

examined on the charge of wounding Mr. Twenty-five hundred tickets were given Crafpigrily, when he was committed for the out, besides the Knights' and Esquires who misdemeanor, but afterwards bailed. The were admitted ex officio,

soldier means to bring an action for an aflaule The junior Knights of the Bath pay all against Mr. Creípigny-because he truck the expences of the Installation, &c. On him with a switch for elbowing him off the the present occafion, this being divided pavement. amongst eleven, it is computed to amount to In the dead of the night between Tuerday between 7 and 8ool. per Knighe.

and Wednesday lalt, the inhabitants of Bere 28. Sunday last the King, Queen, and Regis, in the county of Dorset, were alarmPrince of Wales, were prayed for by name, ed by a sudden and most drea iful fire, which and the rest of the Royal Family, in the raged with so mucha violence, and spread ufual manner, in all the nonjuring chapels in with such incredible rapidity, that in a very Edinburgh and Leith. The same manner of short space of time almost the whole of the testifying the loyalty of the Scotch Episcopa town was reduced to alhes. Forty-two Jians will also be observed in every part of houses with all the contiguous buildings, and Scotland, in consequence of the resolution almost every article of property, were entirely come to by their Bishops and Clergy.

destroyed. And one poor blind man, whom 29. The St. Euftatius cause of Lirdo some friendly hand had removed out of imagainst Lord Rodney, &c. was heard before mediate danger and left, was unfortunately the Lords of anpeal, who fully confirmed surrounded, and fell a victim to the flames. their former sentence in favour of Lindo, 10. The following are said to be the cir. with full cofts. Thus is this long contelted crimttances of the R-lignition of the late cause finally determined,

Chief Justice of the Court of hing's Bench. This afrei noon as the Princess Elizabeth This morning Lord Mansfield sent a ferwas sitting in her apartment, lier Royal vant from Cuen Lodge to Mr. Montague, the Highoels was surprized by the abrupt en Master in Chancery, at Frognal Grove, near france of a stranger of mean appearance. Hampstead, requesting that Gentlennn's comThe Princess, extremely alarmed, precipi. piny to dinner. The answer returned was, tately quitted the room at an oppofite door, That Mr. Montague had come home the and related this eztraordinary circumstance to preceding evening from London ii, and rethe attendsats in waiting. Mr. Miller, one mained then indi ipored." The messenger of the pages, immediately went to the palace returned bak, preiling Mr. Montague's aland seized the man, who refused to afsign the tendance on bis Lordihis, who had tome macause of his being in the palace, or by what terial business to communicate; upon which means he obtained admittance. When Mr. Montague replieel, “ He would wait on brought to the lodge, the porter asserted he the Ezrl in the afternoon.” had out the most remote recollection of his At five o'clock the niafter went to Caeneritrance or person. The intruder was then Wood-Lodge, where he was introduced to furfured to depart, but in a mort time re Earl Mansfield, who was alone. " I fent turned, and in peremptory terms insisted on for you, Sir, says his Lordship, to receive as being introduced to the Princess, “ That die well oficially, as my acquaintance and friend, night pour out the ardency of his paffion, the resignation of my Ofice; and in order to


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