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Madrid
London
Amfterdam
Lifbon
Conftantinople
Venice
Dantzick
Petersburg
Koninfberg
Copenhagen
S:ockholm
Naples
Pekin in China
Rome
Mofcow
Babylon

Alexandria

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340,000 ditto

930,000 decreafing

360,000 increafing

200,000 ditto

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Lift of veffels feized as prizes, and of recaptures made, by the American Squadron, between May 27. and Q. 24. 1777 [356], according to the returns received by Vice-Adm. Ld Visc. Howe.

Mulgrave from the 31st of October to the Paris 4th of this month, when he conducted him fafe into port. This action is of too exalted a nature not to be made public. "Edinburgh, Dec. 29. A correfpondent informs us, that on Thursday the 4th inft. the floop 'Katy, of Stirling, bound to Alemouth, to take in a loading of corn, was driven on shore. (the wind blowing ftrong at north-eaft) `between Izelton and Bambrough castle. On the ufual alarm being given from the caftle, (which is firing a nine-pounder thrice, as is fpecified at large in the printed fignals), the people in the neighbour hood immediately attended, to afford all the affiftance in their power to the unfortunate veffel and her crew: and though they found all the men aboard reduced to the greateft diftrefs by a long series of fatigues, and almoft perished with cold; yet getting them afhore, and conveyed to the caftle, they were, by the prudent management of thofe to whom that duty was entrusted, foon recovered, and made experimentally fenfible of the great ufefulness of that branch of charity, (among the many others eftablished at Bambrough caftle), which relates to the relief of fhipwrecked failors."— Our correfpondent alfo adds, that another veffel, loaden chiefly with fugar, from London to Scotland, came afhore near the fame place laft week; but by the timely affiftance of the tenants of Lord Crew's trustees, (who are obliged to attend on all fuch melancholy occafions), and the help of large ihip-fcrews, kept at Bambrough caftle for that purpose, fhe was, in a fhort time, raised, and fo well repaired as to proceed on her voyage, and gain her intended port."

Sir William Meredith, on a motion by Mr Charles Fox, Dec. 2. for an inquiry into the state of the nation, divided with the minority, and foon after refigned his white wand, as comptroller of the King's Household.

On Tuesday, Dec. 23. a patent paffed the great feal of a grant to Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe, of a pention of 2400). per ann. payable at the exchequer, to commence from the date of his refignation. [624, 79.]

A tréatife has lately been published in France, in which a calculation is made of the population of the most remarkable cities in the world, the inhabitants of which the author computes to be as fol lows,

[In the London gazette of Dec. 6. we have an account of the names of the fhips and mafters, whence come, whither bound and fent, with what loaded, and date of the capture ;-we infert only the number of vcffels.]

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PRIZES.

Taken by the Brune

-- by the Daphne
by the Haerlem

by the Raifonable

by the Roebuck and tenders

by the Emerald

by the Perfeus

- by the Senegal

- by the Milford

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- by the Unicorn

by the Chatham's tender
by the Syren

by the Ambufcade

by the Solebay
by the Sphynx
by the Amazon
by the Orpheus
by the Flora

by the Rainbow
by the Cerberus
- by the Lizard
- by the Apollo
by the Diamond

RECAPTURES.

Retaken by the Brune
-by the Daphne
by the Mermaid
- by the Juno
by the Amazon
by the Flora

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Sum of the quantity and value of Linen feng for fale in Scotland. [xxxviii. 719-]

From Nov. 1. 1776, to Nov. 1. 1977.
Quantity 14,793,888 1 half yards.
Value L. 710,633:18: 7:1 4th-
Medium Price 11,2 4ths d.

More this year than the preceeding:
Quantity 1,221,940 yards.

Value L. 71,760: 8: 11: 14th.

The number of patients in the royal inf
ry, Edinburgh, in 1777. [xxxviii. 719-]
In the hospital, Jan. 1. 1777
Admitted that year

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Particulars of the above fum.

Supernumeraries

135

1595)

Ruby

Romulus

44

Montreal

32

Hind

Camel

20

Ordinary patients

Weazel

16

Ceres

16

Ja. Rd Dacres

Servants

Content Ar. 22

Ifaac Prefcot

Soldiers

Leith Sh. 20

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Wasp

8

Hugh Blair

Cured in the year 1777

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Relieved, though not fully cured 157

Difmiffed by defire

Difmified for irregularities

Difmiffed as incurable

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Ariel [624] for 32 guns, read 20

SCOTLAND. [621.]

An act of the town-council of Edin'burgh, dated April 9. 1777, for keeping clean the streets, and preventing nuifan'ces, was duly publifhed foon after its date. As it was found, that the profecuting of fervants had not answered the intention of former [xxxii. 712.] regulations, the procurator-fifcal is by the laft act injoined to cite the mafters or miftreffes of the families; and in queftions between mafters and fervants, the fervants having tranfgreffed this act is to be held a fufficient ground for difmiffion.

In March laft, proposals were published, by Dr Andrew Duncan, physician in Edinburgh, for eftablishing, in that city, a public difpenfary, for the relief of the poor, when fubjected to chronical or tedious difeafes. It was propofed, to conjoin with the practice of medicine which this charity would afford, lectures on the cafes of the patients who fhould reap the benefit of it. Besides a gratuity

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The LONDON General Bill of Christenings and Burials, from December 10. 1776, to De-
cember 16. 1777; with the diseases and cafualties, &c. [xxxviii. 735.]

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Burnt

Childbed

Dropfy
5 Fever

128 | Chincough
Confump-

2 tion

15 Cramp in the

Bowelhive 34 ftomach

Gravel

263 Inflammation
Jaundice

2 Leprosy

4 Meafles 54 Teething

147 Mortification i Water in head i

The burials in the Canongate and Calton burial-places are not included.
GLASGOW Deaths: $48 males, 576 females, is 1124. Decreased 37.

1 Rupture

Decreased 151.

1 Yellow fever

1 Scurvy

Accidents

Small pox

113

5 Stillborn

52

Suddenly

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12

-Campbell, Brig. Gen. his o-
perations in Staten island 637
-Campbell, Col. his account
of his cruel treatment by the
Americans 249. Answers to
this account, with replies
250. Enlarged 288

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Canada, account of its in-
vasion by the provincials

*457. 521

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Cademy of arts to be -Cadwallader, Col. releafed
eftablished in England
50. Royal, difcourfe
to the ftudents on the diftri
bution of the prizes of 322
Acts paffed 161. 265. 327.671
Abstracts of 337. 339
Addreffes on the fuccefs of his
Majefty's arms in America
47. 103. 269
Administrations, on our differ-
ent ones 632
Advertisement, a curious one
for a doctor, &c. 151
Agriculture, board for the im-
provement of, propofed by
Lord Kames 31
Air, experiment of its ability
to fupport a human body 502
Allegiance, Dr Campbell on 32
Almanack, preliminary addrefs
to Poor Richard's 21. Nau-
tical 439
America. Adams, Mr Sa-
muel, reproved by Dr Wi-
therspoon 116

Armies, British and Pro-
vincial, account of 145

Arms, ammunition, &c.
fupplies of arrive for the pro-
vincials 248. 357

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Captain, a provincial one
tried for tealing a blanket
477

Captures on both fides 356
Carolina abjuration oath
360. Hiftory of the province
for 1776 $77

Cedars, provincial account
of the affair at 85. English
officers account of 87
- Clinton, Gen. his force by
fea and land 81. His com-
pliments to feveral officers
594. His operations against
the rebels 635. His letter
to Gen Burgoyne, how dif-
covered 651.

Clinton and Montgomery
forts taken 638

-Blankets, how the provin-Confederation, articles of

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cial army is supplied with
them 595

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Bofton, licentioufnefs of
the people at 518
-Brown and Lincoln, Gene
rals, their operations 651
Burgoyne, Gen. his army
and deftination 360. Pro-
clamations by him 368. 517.
Takes Ticonderoga 409.
415. Lift of killed, wound-
ed, and stores at 414. His
progrefs 477. His first pro-
clamation anfwered by Gen.
Washington 479. Circum-
ftances retarding his march
513. His account of his
operations 518. His inftruc-
tions to Col. Baume 591.
Letters between him and Gen.
Gates for the exchange of
prifoners 648. His opera-
Rions, and his capitulation
with the provincials 652.-
658. The terms of his capi-
tulation 658-661. Minutes
of his council of war ib.
His cafe not fingular 665.
His civil treatment by the
provincials 664- Provincial
account of his affair 665

82
-Congress enlift malefactors
13. Borrow five millions of
dollars ib. Low rate of their
paper dollars at New York
ib. Their proclamation a.
gainft monopolies, and ad-
drefs to the people ib. Re-
duced in number, and retire
to Baltimore 81. Their ac
count of the taking of Gen.
Lee 141. Order an inquiry
into the reafons for evacua-
ting Ticonderoga $17, 94.
and into Sullivan's conduct
at Staten island $94 Remove
to York-town 605. Order
the intereft on loan office
certificates to be paid in con-
tinental bills of credit, or in
bills of exchange on the A-
merican commiflioners at Pa-
ris ib.

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- Continental fleet at Rhode
ifland, lift of 11. Lift of
the whole 357

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Executions by the provis
cials 422

Franklin, Dr, letter from
Lord Howe to him, wi
his answer 150.

His and Mr
Deane's letter to Ld Star-
mont, complaining of the
cruel treatment of the pro
vincial prifoners 501.695
Franklin, Mr, tried for de
murder of Gov. Young 449

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French officers in the pro
vincial fervice 12. Ships in
for America ib.

Noblemes
enter into their fervice 116
Geary, Cornet, killed &
Germantown, provincia
defeated at 642
-Granby fort erected by the
provincials 12

Guadalupe, Enghth velch
releafed at 13

- Heflians, provincial expo-
ftulation with 479
— Hotham, Comm. his fuc
cefs 641

-Howe, Lord and Gen. their
proclaniation of pardon
Different proclamations 187.
248. 288. 595. 645- What
places the General was pof-
teffed of in New Jersey 81.
In danger of being taken
248. His account of a fit
mifh 408. Letters to the
miniftry 756. 139. 355-408,
9. 595, 6, 8. 604, 5, 33

Independence, declaration
of, answered 65. 111. 177-
233. 289. In what refpects
it would be advantageous t☛
Britain 116

Jamaica, Gov. Keith's speech
to the affembly of 47.
In-
tended infurrection of the
negroes at 449
-James-town, addrefs of the
inhabitants of to Lord Percy
187

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Prefcott, Gen. his cruel
treatment by the provincials
12. Accounts of his capture
409, 19, 72. Offered in ex-
change for Gen. Lee 473
- Privateers and other pro-
Milford, &c, defeat fome vincial veflels taken 49. 268,
provincial veffels 696
88. 420. Private inftructions
Mufgrave, Col. his bravery to 421
643

New Jerfey evacuated by
the King's troops 418. Pro-
vincial accounts of its eva-
cuation 471

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Stockden, Major, taken
prifoner 248

Suffolk county submits to
Gov. Tryon 9

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- Ticonderoga ftrongly garri-
foned by the provincials 360.
Gen. Schuyler's account of
its evacuation 415. Skirmish-
es near that place 416.
Burgoyne. Maffachufet's-bay
on the lofs of 516. Refolves
of the congrefs concerning
En- 517

Provincials lofe 15,000 men
in the campaign 1776 80.
Their miserable situation 144.
Their cruelty 145. Their
ships protected by the French
358. Commanded by forcign
officers ib. Inftructions to
their privateers 421.
gagements with their priva-Transport, an English one
teers $55. Hiftory of their taken 421
armies and confederacies for
1776 578. Order for pref-
fing men into their fervice
647
-Randal and Comes, two
active rebels, taken 143
— Rebel-prifoners, their cafe
truly stated 422. Letters be-
tween Gen' Howe and Wa-
fhington concerning them 424

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lier 592
-Paper-currency, provincial,
difficulty of fupporting it Rhode island, taken by
146. Copy of one of their Gen. Clinton 10. Bad ftate
bills ib. Prodigious under- of its fortifications 12. Loyal
value of 478
ty of the inhabitants of and
- Parker, Sir Peter, lift of of Connecticut 359
veffels taken by him 74 -Roberdeau, Gen. his fpeech
to his foldiers before the
capture of the Heilians 188
- Rogers, Col. reward offer
ed by the provincials for ap

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- Pearfon, Ifaac, Efq; mur-
dered by the provincials 80
Peck's kill, magazines at
destroyed 245

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Trenton, Heffians taken by
the provincials at 76. Pro-
vincial accounts 78, 9

Tryon, Gov. his fuccefs in
bringing back the people of
Suffolk and Queen's coun-
ties to their duty 77. Lord
George Germaine's letter to
him, expreffing his Majesty's
fatisfaction with his conduct
362

Vaughan, Gen. his fuccefs
640, 42

Virginia, history of for 1776

577

Washington, Gen. his speech
to his troops before the at-
tack at Trenton 141. For
bids his foldiers to plunder
ib. Chofen dictator of the

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