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In June, therefore, we began to exhibit an Epitome of these Papers, as far
as they related to public Affairs, which we have continued ever lince. The
Blagazine for June contains also an Account of Dr Storck's Supplement to his
Treatise on the Virtues of Hemlock: An original Letter of Oliver Cromwell:
The Life of the late Lord Anson: A curious Account of the Rise, Progress, and
Genius of Chivalry; with a Continuation of the History of the War, particu-
larly of the Irruption of the Spaniards into Portugal.

July contains an Historical Account of the Condu& of the Dutch towards the
English in India, from their first Settlement in the Country ; directions for cool-
ing Liquors in hot Weather ; an biftorical and critical Enquiry into the Ori.
gin of the Despotism of the Eastern Nations; and two original Letters from the
late Counteis of Hertford.

In Auguf, we gave a Circumstantial and Authentic Account of the Revolu.

tion in Russia, by the Deposition and sudden Death of the unfortunate Emperor

Peter III ; of the taking Newfoundland by the French; of an Expedition against

the Havannah, and a Description of the Place ; of the Murder of Anne Nai.

lor, by Sarah Metyard, and her Daughter, an extraordinary Narrative ; of a

Voyage to India, by a French Academist, to discover and translate the Works

attributed to Zoroafier; and an original Letter from the late Duke of Ormond

to his son.

The Magazine for September, contained a Journal of the Siege of the Ha-

vannah, by Sir George Pococke; an Account of a Forgery committed by one
Kello, on Amyand and Co. for 1000l. ; the Natural History of Sutton Coldfield;
the Method of making Zink from Black Jack ; an original Letter of Sir Richard
Steeles, on his play called the Conscious Lovers; a strange Relation of a Bap-
fized Jew; an Account of the Causes that produced the Revolution in Rufia ;
and many Papers relative to the Treaty for Peace then on foot.

In Ofloker, we published an original and most extraordinry Letter, written
by Mr Simon Browne, under the influence of an unparallelled Lunacy: practical
directions for the cure of Fevers, by Dr Lobb; a Political Analysis of the War;
a particular and authentic Account of taking the Havannah; an Account of
two Volumes of Pofthumous Works of Dr Swift ; Account of retaking Neru-
foundland ; the Life of Richard Nalb, called King of Bath ; and some remark-
able instances of the Virtues of the Bark in Chirurgical Cases.

The Magazine for Notexber contains, among other curious particulars, a

Narrative of the Death of Mark Anthony Cains, and of the Execution of his

Father for the supposed Murder in France; Dr Nicholl's Account of the Cir-

cuinstances attending the Death of his late Majefty; and the Natural History

of Hanmer Parish.

In December, we gave infallible directions to preserve Garden-Plants from

Vermin; the Natural History of EaAbam in Chisire ; Preliminary Articles of

Peace by Authority; an Epitome of the last Volume of the Philosophical Tran.

Jactions, and several interesting Questions relative to a settlement in the new

Colonies.

In the Supplement are many curious and useful Articles, necessary to compleat

the Miscellany. for the Year, the respective Numbers of which are illustrated
and adorned with a great Variety of Maps and Cuts.

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HE dispute between the Dutch -Adam's descript. of the first storm 26 and

Address of the angel to the spirit of as published by authority 3

Abel

ib -The Charge against the Dutch, as set - Adam and Eve, their horror on difforth by Gen. Yorke

ib. covering the dead body of Abel 27 -The Reply to this Charge 4 -Distressful situation of the families -Their right of sending troops to of Cain and Abel

ib. their own settlements allerted ib. - Abel's burial by Adam

ib. -The reasoning of both Companies His Majesty's most gracious speech to considered

5 Parliament, after adjournment ib. Other subjects of complaint pro- Story of Le Fever, from the 6th Vol. duced by the Dutch againft the Engl.6 of Tristram Shandy

28 -Remarkable concluding paragraph it -The landlord's account of Le Fever's Persuasive against throwing at cocks ib illness

ib. Story of the Lyar, a comedy of three Captain Shandy's concern to know acts, by Mr Foote 7 more of him

29 Particular account of an attempt made Trim discovers him to be a Lieute. by the French to burn the Engliß nant in the army.

ib. Thips in Basque Road

8 -A particular of his life remembered Fingal, an epic poem, translated from by the Captain

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-The death of Le Fever, and the Cap-The story of the poem

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tain's care for his son -An Episode by way of specimen 12 -His education, fortune, and misfor. The Spanish' ambassador's notification

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ib to the Earl of Egremont on his de- A project for reducing the quantity parture

13 of alver plate, and for increasing the Answ. delivered to that notification 14 quantity of silver coin

32 His Majesty's Declaration of War 16 Copy of the K. of Spain's order for the Every man his own broker

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detension of Englis ships -Secrets of Change- Alley laid open ib. New improvement of the barometer 33 -What is meant by the word flock 18 A cheap way of providing against fa-Terms Bull and Bear explained in mine at sea

ib. -The evils of Stock-jobbing pointed How to procure soldiers without presout 19 fing

34 Proposals for explanatory lectures on Affront upon a commanding officer 35 itock-jobbing

ib Incident in the life of Virgil ib. Rise and progress of public credit 20 A complete list of the embodied mili. -Dishonourable contrivances to sup. tia forces, their lord lieutenants,

"ib. colonels, lieut-colonels, & majors 36 Expedients for raising money

POETRY. Specimen of a new tran-Propriety of a tax upon dogs, upon nation of the Psalms. : Conference

old batchelors, & public diversions ib between the Earl of Brifol and Don „Upon perukes and swords

Wall Recipe for sweeteniag sour wines ib Answer to the Riddle, Vol. xxxi. p. Remarks on the dýe of the new gui. $94.

38 ib Ode for the New Year. A familiar -Proposal for an accurate coinage 23 Epide. Epitaph on a murdered Particulars of the life and writings of person

39 Dr Sherlock, late B; of I.cri.do'r ib Foreign Hiftory, Surrender of Colberg; - lis manner of employing ti... 24 Preparations for war, &c. 40 -His public and privaie charities 25 Hiforical Chronicle. Speech on present. Tie Death of ABEL, 3 lacred poem, in ing the money-bills in Ireland

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ib -Narrative of the proceedings of the -An account of the original, and the familiar in Cock-lane

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ib -Death of the Empress of Rufia 45 On Monday, January 25, qvas published, The SUPPLEMENT to the GENTLEMAN'S

MAGAZINE, Vol. XXXI. Containing, befiles the General Title, Preface, cornpleat intexri, &c. a particilor Account of M Naogliton, lately executed for the Murder C: Miss Knox in Ireaind; a correct 1 of all bis Majellys Forces, with ebe FieldCfficers, &c. * Some comprints tariff been mailt that the Series of Naps do not join exactly, let it be I. memberei, trat in putting them together, lime jheets Stould be dumped; The shrinking, airulitting for the pres, being more in fine tapersiban in orbers. If therefore the

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to which the was bound; and that tween Great Britain and Holland,

both vessel and troops thould quit the with repeat to the Proceedings of the

river, as fooli as they had taken in Dutch and English East-India Com.

their refreshments. ** 7. forses ante panies at Bengal; from the Original

A detachment of our troops, "howDutch, printed by Authority.

ever, joined with those of the Fouz.

A daar, took poffeffion of the fort of Tar HE CHARGE of na, & the battery of Charnoe, which lies Great Britain against over-against the fort, with orders to Halland, is in fub: stop and visit all vessels that Mould Itance as follows: pals; parties were also rent out, on

About the begin- both sides the river, to prevent any D. ning of August 1759;

foreign troops from advancing by our president and B land.

council at Bengal re« In consequence of these orders, all ceived advice, that a powerful arma Dutch vesels were brought to,and those ment was equipping at Batavia, and without troops were luffered to pass : an embarkation of troops, making But one Zuydlands, an officer of the there ; that its destination was not Dutch company, having refused to known, but that common fame gave bring to and be visited, he was detain. out, it was intended against Bengal.

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ed prifoner fome hours, and then, with The governor therefore acquainted the vessel, discharged by the Gover. the Nabob with these particulars, who nor's order ; eighteen · Puggofes were fent peremptory, orders to Chintura, found concealed on board this vesel; forbidding the admission of any troops who were also dismissed. or vessels into the country; and re- Against these transactions, the Dátch quired Governor Clive, in consequence factory at Coinfura rtemonstrated ; and of a treaty subsisting with the English, to join his forces, to prevent any,

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as principals,, by the custom and lan reign troops from entering the coun: of nations, to vilit all vessels going up try

the river, as they might introduce In the mean time, a Dutcb vessel, Frencb troops into the country ; 'and with European troops and Buggoses on that, as auxiliaries to the Great MOI board, arrived in the river, of which gul, we were bound by treaty to join the Governor informed the Nabob, his Viceroy in'oppofing the introduce who dispatched an order to the Dutch, Etion of any European troops into Bengal forbidding them to proceed, and an In the beginning of Oftober the Naother order to the Indian Governor of bob visited the Governor ato Bengali Hugkley, called the Fouzdaar, ordering and, during his stay, seven or eight him to join Governor Clive with a bo ther large Dutch vessels arrived, lower dy of troops, and again requiring the down the river, full

of European fola Governor's assistance to prevent the diers and Buggoses ; some days aftera Dutch from proceeding up the river. Fwards they began to come up the ti

The Dutch, upon receiving the Na. ver; and the Dutch, at the fame time, bob's order, folemnly promised to o: were very busy inlifting men of all bey it; and declared that the vessel forts at Chinfura, Cafenbuzar, and came in, by accident, for water and Patna. provifions, being driven by stress

of Our Governor then ordered the weater beside the fort of Nagapatnam, Calcutta, the Duke of Dorft, and the

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river; and the militia were put under treaty was entered into, and things sarmış.

A brought to a speedy and amicable ifThe Dutch, as soon as they thought sue. They disowned the proceedings themselves in a condition to act, re- of their thips down the river, owned monstrated again; and threatened to themselves the aggressors, and agreed make reprisals, if we persifted to visit to pay costs and damages; upon which their thips, and prevent their troops the vessels we had taken were restored. from coming up the river: We an- Three days afterwards, the young swered, that we had infringed none Nabob came down with horse

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7000 of their privileges ; but that it was upon which the Dutch, in great terthe Nabob's business to judge what ror, requested Governor Clive to interwas fit to be done with respect to their cede for them, which he did ; and the introducing troops into Bengal; that Nabob pardoned them upon the folit was under the Aag of the Mogul, lowing conditions, to which they aand by his troops, that their veifels greed: had been visited, and the troops pre

1. Never to make war in the country. vented from coming up; and that,

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2. Nor introduce, nor enlift troops, therefore, they were to apply to his nor build forts there. Viceroy, we being ready to interpose 3. Nor keep on foot more than 125 our good offices.

foldiers, for the service of their factoUpon this, the Dutch commenced sies at Chinsura, Cefjembuzar, and Pathoftilities lower down the river, by na: And, bring ball on our vefsels, seizing feve- 4. To send away all their vessels and ral of them, pulling down our colours,

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troops immediately, upon pain of beand taking our people prisoners. They ing expelled the country. began also hostilities on land, by taking down our colours at Fulta and The Reply to this CHARGE is to the Reapou, and burning the houses and

following Effet : effects of the company's tenants.

The Dutch did ship troops at BataGovernor Clive acquainted the Na- via, in June 1759; but even allowing bob with these proceedings; adding, E that this armament was projected as that, as it was against us the Dutch had gainst Bengal, the English had no reason commenced war, he ought to consider to imagine it was projected against the quarrel as sublisting only between them ; for the Dutch have many letthem and us.

tlements at Bengal of great importance, : Every thing was now got ready for for the protection of which, they are action, and the first blow truck against obliged to maintain troops there ; the Duteh was the taking possession of which are increased, or diminished, as Barnagore,

F circumstances require. The Dutch vessels, in the mean time, The Governor of Batavia therefore advanced with their captures and pri- had a right to send the necessary comfoners ; and our three vefleis that fol. plement of troops to Bengal; nor could lowed them had orders to pass them, any umbrage be justly taken at it by and take post above the batteries; the English. where every measure to destroy the An addition of troops was then neDutch ships, if they should venture to G cellary, because, during the war of the pass, was taken ; but the Dutch com: Englijs against the French and the Pr. mandant threatened the vesels, that, of Tanjour, the Dutch, though they ob. if they paffed, he would fire into them served the titrictelt neutrality, suffered

On the 21st of November, the Dutch greatly from the violence of the condebarked 700 Europeans, and sco. Bug- tending parties, of which many inSofes.

ftances are given. On the 24th, restitution of our ver- That these troops were not intend. fels was demanded, and refused; upon H ed against the English at Bengal, apwhich we attacked their fleet, and in- pears from their going firft to Coro. mirely defeated it. The fame day, the mandel, where a reinforcement was also Brieb attacked Col. Ford on fore, and necefTary. were there also repulsed with loss. That the Englip had no right to stop The next day, the agth, the Dutch and visit the Dutcb veífels; and there

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