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b O S T O N. Ay ,; f f,<vtral Feffb otlhicb arrivrJ Ms tiny / •cm t.vnd'-n, -lae have twjt>HowiMj T*u>it hxtr..oru:nary Intelligence, viz. [_‘//v Act (/I’AKLiAMt.NT/'/r ULUCivl.Nta L l' /A’ /'or/ ant! Harbor of HUS/ ON, Gcv. JtfLnJUn Speech, in favour op America, fffc. are in the iOb 1 bCi'.lr 1 to tba dy's LONDON GAZETTE. WHITEHALL, Afrit 2. Plt:.Kr®3 HO VI Ab . H C'l < HINSON,Efqj Governor nf the province ot MalLchufetts I tiYilVcx* »sav, in N«Tth-Aiiierica» humbly A§<3 T m requeued hi* Majefty’* leave to come to •‘SOt-, v • England, the King ha* been grac.uully cltaicd :o compiv therewith, and to ap- Ofru&tmS J o i nl IHOMAS GAGE, brq} Lieuten ant General of his Majelty’* force*, to be Uapuin General and Governor in chief of the laid province, and vicc-au- Ol'ralol the fame, during his Majetly s p.ealnre. LONDON. Mar b tjj. Ihe name of the piece where the Cuihim. Houle of Bolton is to he iemove-1, is Cajque-Bay ■, aoout 40 miles horn the capital } a line fp*ciou* open mubour, 4i.d though not to naturally detenliUe agamit an enemy, is laid to be much better calculated lor trade, on account of being tree from thole small islands, and little rocks, which narrow the mouth ot the former. A noted minority member went to Icel the pulse rs a great I. >tti in the country, and at d.nner lamented his l oidihp * absence at so critical a cnfis j to whom my Gnd la.d, “ What ti reafonahlc people you patriots be ! lieie I ton quered America lor England, and now you want me to conquer England tor America ; not Iby G-*. 1 put t,u . olonilts in the way of doing it seven years ago, that is enough * befidrs, zounds, my leg, this curled sc out hinders me tfom talcing any adequate tteps in the matter. Mar.b zj/J'hc remains of oppoiition letm to haw loft ail principle. The colonies are in open revolt; but that gives them infinite fatisfaftion, They have long fixed their hun gry eyes on the treu/urv to no paipole. In the prclent < ri lis, they think they haw fomc chance ol partaking the lwcets of office, by opposing the good ot their country, and the punifiiment of the Bolton mutineers. 1 hey imagine they will perplex the Mmiller* and perhaps overlet him in their factious storm } but they will only cxpole thtmltives to the disgrace and detellation of every true patriotj lor the question is reduced to this, whether the colonies mail give laws to England, or England to the colonics ? It is in character for the Jcluit of St. Omen, the flowery Edmund, to fraud forth the avowed advocate of rebellion, and blame the present Miniltry tor the grots blunders ot his favounte feet.c adminiltration.— It was the miniltry of 1766 that gave the fatal Itab to the authority ol Britain in the colonies, by the repeal of the itarnp adt. But they are out of office, and the colony Agent, which gives him a right to deny indifputasle facts, and to lupporc glaring tail hoods. ‘There it a peculiar gord nature inherent in the na ture of the people op t.ngland, which render! them dupes in every frytby adventurer, front' tLe celebrated Mr* Mole fworth, tie lottery-ticket conjuror, to the great Dr* frank* tin, the American Jetr. Als to the former, l marine chat hart ntceffity ii bts motive, and therefore 1 am almijt tempted to nvi/h lint juct’-js. Hut the doctor has no claim to our pity, be ts in affluence. He tells us America fcould not be taxed ; tnd not only writes in the public prims bent against it, but jptrits up the Americans, by bis letters, for rbe Ipaee of years to tbroiv off tbnr allegiance* If the doctor promulgated this dangerous and rebellious doctrine from bis own poftive in fernal belief of bis reiHtude, every humane •*•*>*»*** mem would agree that be Jbould rather be immured in lds as a madman, than comtr.ited to Newgate as a traitor. Hut wlat opinion mujlwe be obliged to form of tkts man s common fettle and principles when we are told, that be bintjelf was the firft man -who deviftd American taxation, put it in exe cution, and enjeyed the emoluments arif.ngfrjm it for a great many years, even 'till wit Lin tbit month, when he was/uftly diin.il/ed } eird yet, during ail this time be was writing againfi it both here and at/o to tie Americans, rouftng them to rebellion becauje they were taxed. A 0 rtcufe ran be made for him if American taxes, in bis opinion, were unjust, why did be noe voluntarily r tfign Its poft-mafterfbip ?H by did be grasp the prof ts of opprefficr., yet txeluim against the op prefioh f Why did be Seep a lucrative place undir govern ment, wkilft be undermined its authority in the colonies ) Ik by did be eat of bis me Herb breaa and belt ay him. But to have done for ever with 'the do# nr. It is a mortifying lejicfiion that integrity does not always accompany abilities, ana tbut honesty and wififoro ao nos always guide old age i*nd expe rience. A correspondent fays, that lad Mr. Grenville been now Ant, bis triumph icuu.c ravi butt .(/.tally in the ixtrcmc mortijicati’-n of thoje abj'fl fits.to old Et.g.aud , tbc ab.e Ma.quis and the're/l of them, whop da/lardly and most Jb.sm.-lul repealcf tic Stamp AF, not rnly the mother uuntry, but even tot Air.eT.cuns tbemldves, will be bound with their poflerity to execrate for ever. The confidence e/ Ea »t uS, in au address to Lord Burk-* ingbamfLire, in tie morning paper of h'edntfday, proves him a 'real Bvftcman. his country min, be jays, owe tbr merchants here fix millions, and if Government does not allow them to Jmuggie us they pita't, to abuse us as they plea ft , and turn nary real friend of England jut of their dijirtHs—why then they won t pay tleir debit 'ibis old Camus is laccnic tncugb, meaning oia fta-tc: Fkamcun: you may jend your Itavy (Jays te) ar.d c ’oc* up our porn ; you may tale our vtj/tis as they come cut, even Jor a wbcleyeur tog tier \ Out ad that we raije and export yearly wont pay you a third es your debt. Next year we will keep our produce in our wanboufes } lien your IVeft-lmiia ipnds willjiarve, and we Jhalfosve you four millions, wbub we never will pay. ‘Theft, though imprudent, are really the lonjeilun* and threats es tits filly old V. oman. If our navy joeald only block up the set of B for., that town would it farved in a fji might for want oj /!/ e-wood, wbiib is brought in cc.ijl ing vefftls from the caftcrn country ; another fortnight wo:.ld ,i# every IraJtfman in Bo,ion idle: for who would pay a carp-rltr for building or fwi/bwg a vffel tbut wou d rot ere pc-v.’ttd to go her voyage f *' who would buy c/oaths Or furniture, or cny juperjiuuy, when a total /lop was put to trade. Ibis Irving emblem f imquuy in gray hairs thinks btcaufe he is agent for four eric rues, t' at *e leads the whole continent by the no/e, but be is greatly m.Jlak.n ; is is true, tney will i./hn to bts jcattious advice, but even bis own em- . prytrt, many of them, dctr/l him, /.r they kmw Lis dc figrr—.'lfgrs which, in a ftwJit et'Ag y .ais, Wl.i it buri es wish him in tie grave. In the /mail ipacc sf the iwo xortrnghti menu ned, is it to it 'U/ pc Jed that the rati'.nal part cf thi .oa-m unity would not inteijire f when they jaw England rouuo, and felt it too ; when they Jaw their trvdtj men iaie, and their whole trade fagnatea: even tbc f try ftmmtert es the difputts, tbt Jmuggters, would be the m 'fi forward t. advije lubmffcn, for where was tbnr iin.it trade 7 —lt ir them plan .» keep up an eterr ai io ntcjl agatnjl Ch/kmrbmje off ers, but not totally to L.nijh them, bteau/e j-Jcb a victory would ruin them, for all the provini. s would have tie Jane licence. What would become of their Ncw- WundLusd fillwy and rbtsr Whale filhery, wench is their so e dependaeset r Their vefftls wculd lit by she wharfs , and ri .f/err men who were un.myl-ycd, and them .largefa milies farming, would out UttU ait.nd to the n-njer.fecal froth as heir. . J,jh r dependent, inlandJlapU they lav, rft, but lumber ana about lOC® ton of pot ajhes ; tbejt too would oe hio.l J op the J; ondyeai, g ar.ting tney be.d our rebellions Umj f ~..rT But by this tint, it /t-ms, our tVeJI- Inuia I f.aujs w.t-U bt ftarled : Band they mould nor -, if on t t ,O : r-ut ■> •• ("l w- . fff' w “ lam tn league) Caraw, Nova-Jii ona, Niai i anf'm», .V. J- lor s , n-t '.r v'otrlcl J’ in it j they w.ult- .1:. 11 plying, ana carrying off tbt trade tj ">■ item ;uc„. w t. :ifo tfovrs, and they evict jup/ly liouvie tbt n: umr tjlur.Js with rate: bep.te, G«'gw l»ows tbtfper' / ncr, and be tried hers in the tin.e tj the atM.p “» ‘ ** triumphed. I kntrio btm only sent bis put iu.au-ns, ana ’hep Ifira- led for puvhc mm. Both the Florida i me young, and wrat th.y could dc imibe lumber way would advance them greatly. So 'hat, if the Doctor bus only got )uio un founded old woman tales at be told us on Wtone/day, be. baa better not expoje hiuljtlf any more j for in lc/i than fix ■weeks ,be debtor t mntryirsen, the Bffmans, would re as ab/eef as they are now injolent. I have mention'd r.o other so.ony, for the doblor cou.d not bring another on the whole comment into bn News paper, mcajurcs cf ibis day, not even thoft for which he is ur.nt, not the colony oj which bis Jon is go vernor. lie has always eauuou/ly avoided allowing ary df urban, eto berm there. Indeed IJufpcF b,s bringing up tbt Bojlonians always in the front of danger, is a deep pit of his to revenue bimjelf on them for oani/hmg k m the wan more tl an forty years ago. llonvever that may be, be na real 80/hman, and G on may forgive, if be pHfh «* traitcous plots, but England ar.d Ameri.a neve, ffculd. March 24. We ar< told by tome wiiteii in favour of pe Bostonians, with much mine altunncc than truth, “ 1 1 « their tiqde dots r.ot cialh with ours." Now their prinppal trade is their Newfoundland Fishzhy, and by thcif cbfcnefs to the banks, they have not only mailed us, but aimoil totally carried off the Fiihcry Trade from the well ot England. To e Ihail now examine anqincr of theu pofitiom, “tne benefit derived to England from Ainerk.ln-bw.lt Imps, it i; another valuable branch of trade in which they h.vr mailed. It ccriainiy would be better for Fngland to build her own ships, by which mearsour fhip-carpemm would hoi bread *: home, inttead of being fneed abtoad, through want of employment, into the French and Spanilh dock-yard.. BcfiJ.-s, the Amcrican-bailt vcffeh are mere traih compared to Engiilh-built Ihips \ tJiey are conlteufted of green tmoer, and may justly he said to be HALF rotten when hut launched. This is a well known fad and when they an: lent here for sale they will not fetch near one half what they coll. Witness this port, wrliere lo many of tnem have lain and arc now lying tumbling to pieces. Our Merchants know this well; they have made the caper,ment of building ships in America and of buying American-built (hips here, but they now find it much more to their advantage to build at home, which is now greatly the practice. Another thing ought to be oblcrved, that the Americans have ovik built thcmfelves, as we have u»i. r-thadl d ourfehes : in America there are too many Merchants, and England his given them too mveh credit. The Boston warchouics ace filled with goods and but 1 he Boltoni an, to carry on the appeaiance ofmifinefs, sets up a vefiel, as it is called, to be built } he lomrtimes pays the Carpenter three quartets of the value in goods, and sometimes the whole value, at the trifling advance of silty per cent. «n each atticle. What fort of a vefiel a Carpenter will build for a Merchant who pays him in pins and needles, Man cheiter che.ks, /hoe; and flocking*, broad cloths, linens and Oinaburgs, may cafily be conjeEtured. IhisTHiNt., for it does not delerve the name ot a sh te,is at last launched, and before the Mei chant is able so load her or to get a freight, she often lies nine months at the wharf, which does not much improve her crazy halt rotten li.es. Home how ever she comes, eonfigned to the Engiifh Merchant as pay ment for his goods, and a woeful remittance she is ! What cost fifteen hundred pounds in America will not fell here for five hundred! and the market ;s o.'ten so overflocked that not an otter will be niaue for hci. Yet this definitive trade the Ametican carries on from year to yea: as if it was highly profitable, till want of credit ml powers of Attorney force him to shut up or to decamp. '1 he last argument advanced in favour of America is, “ that is lupporfs,tbe Weft-lndra if land* with provisions.” This is granted ; but it is also s fact that it has robbed UrtANoof tjtis trade. The Boftor.ian advocates arc to die fore the grcatrtt men '.A. their own way in the world ; they rob us of our and fifhery trade, and of our Ihip building, and then mn<WVy tell us it is all for our good ! They retuie to pay their debts, and that, it seems, is for our good too ! By authentic account tfom Bolton we are informed, that the Boltonisns were never before in such a (late ot riot and dilorder as they are now arrived at. '1 he upholders ofliten tioufhefs, wlur are men ot property, begin to tremble, think ing that the reimbursement of the Ealt-India company will tell mostly upon them, 'lhey now wifti to put a flop to the outrages of the populace, but find thenrlelves unable 10 accompli/h it. '1 hev give a pro,,f of this d.fpoiit on when the cuftom~hou e officer was lately so haibaroufiy treated. A son of one or the leading men in Boston endea voured to reltue the poor wretch, and even got into the cart to hinder his being ftript and tarred, but without eftetft, for he was knocked down with a billet of wood, and tumb led out of the cart; and then they proceeded to the cruelties mentioned in a thinrer paper. W hat renders their treatment of this man more unmanly and savage is, that he is old, almult a natura l , ard so timid that a child may frighten him ; and be was put into a petty place in the customs merely to keep him from (larving. It is a general observation, that nelinqueuts, who ought to hide themfclvcs in privacy, arc the meal forward to press upon the public, and thinking to ruin their opponents, by a happy miifake only expole their own knavery. Fhe Bolfo nians and Khode-lflanders, by publithing Mr. Rome's letter, so fully stating the criminal culluiion of the Mer chants ol Rhode-HUnd and the June, is of their courts, which has loft that Gftulcman s corrcfpondrnts in London 76,0001. have given to the whole world the most ltriking proofs of their infolvcncy ar.d roguery. 'I heir folly too is most glaringly conlpicuoui, as well as the perlon’s who stole the New-England letters ; for if the thief, inftcad of burning Mr. Rome’s letter, chose to fend it to his Boston conefpondents, as an evidince of his activity of their cause, surely they themfclyes ought to have destroyed this record of their flrame ; tor certainly nothing but the inlpiiation of tireir evil genius could prompt them to tell ail the woild that they were in debt 76.000!. and that they never could be forced to pay it, because the Judges of their courts were chofcn by themlelves, and always gave judgment against their creditors. Ever finer the firft fcttlement of New- England, all their public inlurreflions and rebellions have had" but a trivial cffcCl in opening the fyes of this country, when compared to the powerful operation that this letter has had on the minds of the Merchants in gene ral, and on the whole nation. At a moderate computation, it is thought that not less than half a million is due to this kingdom, in the colonies of Rhode-Ifland and Con necticut, not a /hilling ot which will be recovered vvhilft the Judges there are choien by the people. There wuuid he much propriety in ordering an account of the state of' the American Revenue to be lard be fore parliament, together with the number of revenue officers appointed in the collection of it ; by which it wouid up- 1 pear, whether this revenue seems intended to alleviate tire burdens of this country, or to pension out the drones of cor ruption and took of adminiltration. In 1768 Mr. Becn fbrd demanded a fight of such accounts, and found the reve nue all confumea by State Caterpillars, except tire fuui of 165 L The revenue has since that time ern fidcrably decreased, but the number ol cßkcrs has been augmented. The Merchants in America, in 17/I?, proposed to their correspondents in London to become informers agamit any perion who fbouid attempt to lmuggle Tea from Hoilinuj or any otirer port, and unite their endeavour; to fircure to the India company the whore market of Arneika, provided the company would ule their influence to have (he duty paid at the cuilom-koufr hire, and not to be directed in j THAT country, 'ibe UneCiors were, at that t u.x, j inclined to compliment »dmm>nia.ion ; they thetffa»r . [teamed the w.lh cnnieuipt. Tire c.aujquence is, | , • - --Uer. x s zr. iw ' " > | p uay th*ir 'tii-end 1 • government } and g.-verniwni im | iort hr •mportunicy of colledi g anv duty on lea horn the ”t"> it ot Ari.erica. . , lou. flips ofue..., which were to be fitted immediately for tea, ire now countermanded, and only two ih.pv an- <*r •l-red to-t'.ie wcu-li.d es, whufi are not to tail SUMMARY of tbt V K OC EEDiNOi. m the HOUSE of COMMON S. A T a quarter past three o’clock Lord North came, and the* order or the day. ter the whole Houie going into acon.- mittee on the Boston Bill, « n read. 1 ire Npcak.-r imme diately left the chair, anJ tire Houle reioived its.-ls into a committee, Mr. Grey Cowpcr, Chairman. Lord North /poke for a eoffliderabk time in support of t..e Bill, and tire claulcs were ail agreed to, ar.d the blanks .nll ed up. The committee biukc up immediately, and made theii report, when the Ciii was oide.cu to be read a lecond time, and ingroiied. . Mr. k. Fuller made a motion, that r: stead of tee Boston Bril a fine or 20,0cc1. be inli tted on -he Bostonians for their demolition of the Tea fce ongmg to the Lait-India company. This motion occaherred a debrete of upwards of four’ hours, the piincipal bpeakers -n wbuh were Lord North, Mr. Jenkinfon, Mr. Herbert ' -eneral Conway, Mr. Gafcuigne, Mr. WarU, Corenel Barr -md Mr. Montague. On tiie opposite fide, Mr. Byng, M. Lempfler, Mr. Fuller, Mr.* C. Fox, and Mr. Olivr. ihe Houle fame* nearly unai.ir.vi-, that tee conduct of lift Boftor.isns had been ill* .’al, and oeierved puniih ment, and tfiat this mode was a, mild a co.l. with fafety be adopted. The Houle broke up at eight o’clock and adjourned to this day. .... The American Bill is ordered to be read a third time this day. , , This day the American Bill will be earned to tire house of Lords ict their concurrence. March ic,. Ihe lupine inactivity of the American mer chants is highly cenlurabie. A-simniftration are about to pals a bill which wnl derive this kingdom ot 01 e of our most valuable •.ommeicial icfuuiccs. If the American ports are blockaded, there is an end of American traffic , not merely a temporary lufpegfion,but a total a n n i ii 1 l a t io n ot all commercial intcrcourle with the principal fctrlement in the colonics. What are our merefi nts about > if deadened to all feelings for their country’s welfare, are they loft to every principle of self-interest ? tan they lee with patience, and lufier with pufillammity, attempts todrprive tlftHh of their frope*ty ? tan they behold the Americana tusABLKO by adnnniftration from paying the (urns jufrly due to England * tan they behold this and not tremble ter confcquenccs pregnant with injury to their families ? If the Americans are tardy in their payment.; if they proualtiiMtc the dtichaege of the Engiifh merchants demands ; what is the c.iulc ot this procuitnution ? WRat but a baneful lyltcm of mealures pu.luiJ by admmiftratkm to drive the colonists to dcfpair and luin ? Are tire Arne ritans difhonefl ? NO j but they are impovcriihed, intuit ed, harraife-l and diftreflcd ; their attentions aic called off from traffic, and bulic3 in suggesting means to defeat the vile put poles of administration to enslave them ; their thoughts thus occupied tfom day to day, their domtftn. affairs are neglected, and commerce, which ihould l« the tint,is the last object of their contemplations. Ihe crisis calls for a molt vigorous oppoiition j kwtciy petiti oning will have no rrt ; kt on mimiters, whole can are deaf to every praver an injured people can oficr up to hea ven : The American merchants ihould make the minuter undcrft.ind, that however lavifti ot the public money, be ought not to flop the means of pub.ic supply} tor it calls for a punifimicnt more levue than cenlure, to at tempt the plunder of a colony by ILLEGAL TAX- A'l lONS, and, becaule the inhabitants are virtuous enough to relitt luch unjust attempts, to frame a bill for thq damnation of commerce, and thus injure the properties of Engiifh merchants, whole families will have reaion to prkythat time may multiply curs**, like grey HAItS, ■ ht ..1 . 1 ti« miniittr who, by the means of the fit! ■Jebn port bili, compicated the dei.iuCtion ol Amlrican commerce. 1 he Ignorance of the Boston peof !i, and of their mighty House or Rrprcientatives, who think tnemlclves co-equal with our f’aiiiament, is as glaring as their pielumplion. Let any man turn u» the votes ot that House in the year 1766, when they had palled their rel.dves ot thanks to se veral Lords and Commoner, who voted for the repeal ot the Sump-Att, and he win loon be convinced of this, if they weie lo ignorant as not to know the names and titles of thole they intended to cxpreis their gratitude to, and had not even reflection fufficient to conlult a Court kalcn der lor information, it cannot be wondered at that they tell into the grols blunder of thanking form- who pulitively gave their voice ag.nnlt the repeal ol that aft. Ihe Ma.- quis of Rockingham is in their reiolves finely ftfltd Charles Watson Rockingham } Lord Camden, Earl Campden ; and George b in of I'omfret, George Duke of I’omfret. But the moll abiurd mittakc of all rs their voting their molt lincere thanks to th- Earl &t NorthmgWn, who opposed the repeal in the Houic ot Beets, and in a private conlulcation with the then minillry declared, in h.s own emphatic manner, “ that he was againit it to to coho." It is iuiprifing dial people who are ignorant of the names and dehgnations of our mi-* nilters} who nuke Maiquitles, Commoners } Lords, Laris } and Karls, Dukes } fhouid be miltaken as well with re gard to their duty as our rights? Or it is strange that a people, who never felt the hand of authority, fhouid tup pore tliemlrlvesabove all authority .* bo far is ali this from being extraordinary, that we ought to have expetted it long ago , tor preiumption is ever the companion of ignorance. 1 10 m extreme relpetlablc authority we are allured, that there is great realon to believe part of the account publilhed in our paper ot yelterday, relative to an inturreChon of the Boitoman., to be matter of fadt. The people it is affirmed, ahemblcdma tumultthtu! manner, and alter violently los ing Mellrs. iiutd.uifkM and Oliver, tiiey ted them dil giacetuliy to Liberty iVce, where they endeavoured to ck toitfiom them z piumne of iinmeuzU resignation. This account is rendered tbe more probable, since a tranlzc tion of an exactly furnlar kind happened when the firft at tempts were made to cany the Stajnp-ACt into execution. Ihe people then sompeiied Mr. Olncr to engage hrmletf by an oath to reftgn tne office with which the bcamp-Att had invested him. Thu*.much therefore we fancy we may venture to ray oeiote the public, a*amorc than probable ar ticle of news j but that Governor Hutchinlon s neck has been decorated with any himhn insignia of popular reicntmcm, rtands in need of confirmation. Lord Shelburne will ffiortly be appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Lord Harcourt is to be recalled } and, in case of the death of Lord Hoiuernefie, who is now ill, he will succeed to the preceptorihip ot the i’rince ot Wales. Co lonel Lai re will go Secretary to Lord bhelbume } the vrew of whiui promotion might probably influence the Colonel to accord ro heartily wim the minillry in the mealures taken against the Bostonians. '1 he infimarion in the Colo nel’s late tpeech, that “ if office camo to him it came un iookeu tor, ’ is co be accounted icr upon the fuppolmon of a becretarvfhip inkxfectanc y. Alar.h j. 6. Tire Palace at W hitehail it undergoing a thorough repair, and leveral apartments are to be aimed ior the bcuei convenience of two of the King’, viviluren, who arc to reside there next winter. SUMMARY*/ the Pr oc e edi ngs in tbt HOUSEofC O M M O N S. A motion was made tor leave to bring up a pet. Don from Wifliam Bollan, Elq, agent from the province ol h.aitachu iett s-Bay, in behalf ol the laid province. Thi* occalioned a finart or bate tor foine time, but on the queifion being put the house divided, lor the petition 40 * Against it 170 The order of the day ioi the third reading of the boiton j bill was read whicj «... uioned a very ftrer- debate of four in • ....... , .v:* S;twbr.J;% Hz. in ;cgu4 to f*me daule* m t. c 01.1. At fi 'ht a’cliK... tne Lobby was cleared tbt a divm.m, but the op(to&*» of the bill gave it up, and the bill was read a tninl tin e ar.d a . » Dublin, Mmb 25. The Britiffi Administration firm like fi>me quack'., who have but one latve tor every so e— The people of New-England ha \toppojd the ichones ■>. government, and they are to Be punjhtd by removing the cullom-houfe of Bolton from that town} the people of Ire land have complied with every fchemeof Government, ar d they are to bs rewarded by removing the cuftom-houlc or Dublin from ’hat city, to pay a vilit to the North-Wajl. London, March 30. A bill is ordered to be brought into the he-ile of commons for the better regulating the Government of the Province of Mallachuletts-Bny in North-America. The further confidcration of his Majesty’s mefiage ot the eth Infant, together with the American papers which were pr - entcJ to tne lioule by Lord North, upon the 7th and 11 h inftrnt hy his Mujcfty's command, is poitponed to the i jth , of April. _ There is not a maxim of religion, morals, or politrcs, more evident than this,----'hat America is a Hen that lavs her Golden Egos for Britain } that she must be cheri/hed and ,-reported as part of the great family of Britain } then will her trade increase : And, in return, she mult promote .nd augment her commercial connexion with the mother country, and “ cling to her (as Milton fays) like as the *« vine curls her tcnir.ls,’’ which implies fubjeftion. March 31. This day his Mflcfty went in state to the Houle of Peers, an 1 among other, gave his Royal Aflfnt to the following Bill, vir* , 'J hr Bill for the immediate remcvsl of ti.fi vaierrsc. the Customs from Boston in Mafiachnlrtts-Bas. Mv b 31. White so many falfe anft inflammatory pi r%T*phs are daily thrown out to inita r c us against Bolb*n and Amsrir 1, it m y not be MW 6, ! . ittxt to revert »little to facts. America was quiet, and your trade with h-r very riourifhing, when in the yrir I7*' r , F r '’ Organ to tax her by the ftanip iff. i his threw the pe.-p -* in a fl'ime, :ind lo endangered your commerce, that all tl e merchants and manufacturers in Great Britain pecitionci for its repeal, it was repealed, an J a ded»atory act pa. '1 he Americans acquielced. jffembly or body men in America said one word agiinit your dccaration i-c right. Quiet and trade were restored. l'hry looked upon the whole as a loit of compsft with them, tn>t this coun try bring allowed he right, would not exercise it, becau'e such exercise was grievous to them, and inexpedient for Great Britain. But you loon undeceived them, ard vio lated the compaft. Another revenue aft palled in 1767. The lame consequences followed *. But you have not wil dom and mmlinefs enough to retraft. On the contrary, the extreme tigour and injultice of the Boston bill is tak i lated to drive them to the most dangerous extremity. Ore commerce, trade and manufaftures w 11 feel it to the rum rs thou Zands, and the difhefs ot the whole kingdom. Fhe wav to avoid all this is obvious : Repeal your fruitleli, ir ritating revenue law ; aft literally and with good fai-h to wards your colonies } they will pay for the tea} they will not question your supreme authority} and your commerce, trade, and manufaftures, will prosper as before. April 1. Yesterday his Majefly-Tvent in state to treno-c. of Peers, accompanied in the state coach by his Grace the Duke of Ancalter and the Earl of Oxford, and gave t. e royal a/lent ro 14 public and 25 private bills } af.er -which the Scoteh Bank Bill was rerchwl and read the firft time, as was one other private bill } then the house adjourned v» Thursday the .vth cf April. Great wavers were laid Yesterday upon ’change, and at the principal coffee-houfes about it, that Lera Norths oaffing the Bill for removing the Custom-house, Sec. from Boston, is grounded, and very justly 100, upon that veiy famou, prophecy of feriplure take from the 4th chapter c.. the prophet Habbakkuk, and the 4th verse. 1 he utmost secrecy is observed in the delivery ot ad the letters from Boston on government account. 2wo ditte - rent p-c'cets are laid to have bee-i reccivel within the!* few days} the particulars of which have not a* yet tranipneo. April a. The following is a true copy or tne petition 'o the house of lords againll the Boston Port Bill, figneu by most of the American gentlemen now in town, and pit* fented by the Earl of Shelburne. To the Right Hon. tie Lords Spi itac! aod T.-mporal in Parliament aj/embled. The bumlle Petition of Jeveial Natives of America. “ bhevveth, <* That your jietitioners, beinj natives of his Majesty a dominions in America, are deeply, interefttd in eveiy pro ceeding of this right honourable house v. loch touches the liter, Liberty, or Property, of any person or persons in tfie the laid dominion:.. *1 '1 bat your petitioners conceive thcmfelves and their fellow lubjette to be entitled to the rights of natural jufticr. and to the common law ofEniland, as their unalienable birthright: That they apprehend it to be an invariable rule of natural justice, that no man /hall be condemned unheard; awl that according to law, no person or persons can be judg ed without being called upon to answer, and being permited to hear the evidence again!! them, and to make their de tente. “ That it is therefore with the deepest concern they un detftand that there is now before this right hon. house a bill of pains and penalties to be inflifted on the 'S own df Boston, for a trespass committed by feme persons unknown upon she property of the East India Company, without the said 1 own having been apprized of any accufition being brought agamft them, or permitted to hear the evidence, if there be any, or to make their defence. “ That the bill takes away immediately from the inha bitants of the town the use of property to the amount of se veral hundred thousand pounds vetted in quays, wharfi, stores, tec. That it will restrain many thousands of his Majesty’s fukjecte from subsisting tnemlclves and their fa milies by their u/ual employments: 1 hat it will punish the innocent for the guilty } and even shall all the repara tion required by the bill be made, the restoration of that property, or any part of it is fullered to depend solely upon the will of the crown. “ Your petitioners conceive such proceeding* to be di reftly repugnant to every principal of law and juftice } and that under such a precedent no man, or body or men, could enjoy a moment's lecurity ; for if judgment be immediately to follow an accusation, the accused, unacquainted with che charge, and debarred from defending themlelvre, every fence against falfe accuiations will be pui.ed down, justice wfllno longer be a ffiieW, nor innocence an exemptioii from puniffi mer.t. “ Your petitioners beg leave to repretent, that the law in America ministers redreis for any injury sustained there , and they can most truly affirm, that it r. adminiitercd in that country with as much impartiality as in any other part of his Majesty s dominions. In proof of this, they appeal co an initance of great notoriety, in which, under every ciicumlUnce that could exalperate the people, and diiturti the course of justice, Cape. Hrefton and his tt-lciers had a fair trial, and a favourable verdteb. 'i he d-ir course of law thus manircftly holdirg outreTre ?, they car not but confi der the interposition v,t panian.-rrirary power to be as un neceiFary a® it is arbitrary and umum ** Your petitioners conceive that this right honourable house being the supreme judicature of this nation, are too welt acquainted with the inviolable rules of Justice to re quire any further ob edticn* to the bill against the the tewr. of Boston r.«w under c-nflderaDon. “ "s irey therefore trull and pray, that this right Hon ourable houic will not pul. a bili which i* to condemn and punish persons untieai.., and therefore deprived es that pri vilege, which every pr.nc.p-e of justice, and every pradice of law aiious to arc nieu.eeft u.dividual, tbe privilege of hearing and cunt o.eri'ng tne evidence against him, and mainU.mng his innocenc . m And jO *» I’etitKine-s, as in duty bor.nd, will ever pray.*