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Jinally passed by the British House of Commons, in twenty Rcfolations,
May 30, 1785,

Petition 10 Cengress on the State of Trade in New-England, (155)
Probibitory At paffed by the Legislature of Massachuffets in North

(1571 Joint Address of both Houses of Parliament to his Majesty, relative to the

Proceedings on the Irisb commercial Business, July 28, 1785; with his
Majelly's Anfwer,

(160) A Table of the total annual Amount of the French Taxes and Expences of the

State, annual Importation and Exportation, Interest of their national Debr,
Charge of the Army, &c.

(161) A Letter from the Right Honourable John Hely Hutchinson, Secretary of

State, io the Mayor of Cork, on the Subjea of the Bill presented by Mr.
Orde on the 15th of August, 1785, for effe Eluating the Commercial Inter.
course between Great Britain and Ireland, on permanent and equitable
Principles, for the mutual Benefit of both Kingdoms,

(163) Address of the Merchants of Cork, presented to his Grace the Duke of Rutianh

on ihe 28th of Odober, chen his Grace condescended to accept of an Invia tation to Dinner from ihe Merchants of Cork,

(179) Petition présented June 29, 1785, to the House of Commons, from the Lord

Mayor and Court of Aldermen, againf the Attorney General's Bill for regnlating the Police, &'c.

(180) Authentic Account of the Bill alluded to in the foregoing Petition ; in a

Letter to the Printer of the General Advertiser, Fuly 2, 1785. ibiu, A Decree of the King's Council of France, respecting the Imortation of cere

tain foreiga Goods, therein specified, dated July the 10th, 1785. Taken from the Regiflers of the Council of State,

(186) Å focond Decree of the King's Council of France, dared 17th of July 19856 Taken from the Council's Rrgifters,

(189) Declaration of the King of Prusia, Auguß 23, 1785, delivered by the Count de Lufi to ihe Marquis of Carmarthen,

(191) Anfrver delivered by the Marquis of Carmarthen to Count Lufi, in consequence of the preceding Communication.

(194) Letters bereveen Captain Stanhopes of the Mercury Man of War, and Goverior Bowdoin of Bostor,

(195) Adress of the Justices of the City and County of Philadelphia, to the Honourable Benjamin Franklin, LL.D.

(196) Letter from the King of Prufia to the States-General, Sept. 17, 1785. (197) Anfver of the States of Holland and Wif Friesland to the foregoing

198) Resolutions of the City of London, in Common Hall, respecting the

Shop Tax, Nov. 4, 1785,
Definitive Treaty of Peace between the Emperor of Germany and the
States General, Nov. 8, 1,85,

(200) Trraty of Alliance between his most Christian Majesty and the States General, Nov. 8, 1785,

(203) Memorial delivered, after the foregoing Treaties avere figned, by Sir James

Harris, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from the Court of London, in a Conférence evith ibe Hebdomadary President of ile States-General,

(206) Proceedings

Proceedings of the Congress of America, on tbe Arrival of a British Consul
General, Dec. 2, 1785.

(207) Letter from the Hon. Warren Haflings, late Governor General of Bengal, to the Court of Directors of the East India Company, dated July 9, and read

Dec. 21, 1785, at a General Quarterly Court of the Proprietors, (208) Extraordinary Petition addressed to the Queen of Portugal by the Chevalier

Brunzi d'Entrecasteaux, formerly President of the Parliament of Provence, who fled from France to Portugal on Account of having murdered his Wife,

ibid. Letter from Mr. Raikes, of Gloucester, to a Gentleman of Bradford, int

Yorkshire, giving an Account of the firf Institution of Sunday Schools, (212) The Ninth Report of the Commissioners appointed to examine, take, and ftate the Public Accounts of the Kingdom,

(214) Supplies granted by Parliament for the year 1985,

(232) and Means for raising the Supplies granted to his Majesty for the Year 1785,

(236) Public Acts passed in the Second Sefion of the Sixteenth Parliament of Great Britain,

(237) Prices of Stock for the Year 1785,



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The principal Circumfiances of the Life of Boethius,

[3] Anecdotes concerning the celebrated Euler,

181 Sume Account of Sir John Fortescue,

[14] Literary Character of James the Fir/t, King of Scotland,

(161 Account of John Tiptofi, Earl of Worcester,

[17 Account of ihe Death and Character of Dr. Arthur Ashley Sykes, [19] Some Account of the Life and Writings of the late Professor Gregory, M.D. F.R.S. By Dr. Johnstone, of orcester,

[23] Memoirs of the late Dr. Bell, M. D. add eled to the Presidents and Members

of the Literary and Philosophicai Society of Mancheier. By Dr. Currie, of izerpool

[29] Some Acount of the late Dr. Randolph,

134] Anecdotes of Handel,



Manners of the People of Great Britain, from the Accrfion of Henry IV.
A. D. 1:99, to the Accession of Henry VII. A. D. 1458,

[43. Account of the softer.tots,

[49] The Manner in suhich tire Hindioos treat their Women,

[62] The Superftition of the Hininos,

[64] Contempt of Deats among the Hindoos, and their Dofrine of Transmigration,

[66] Account of the Polugars,

(67 A jhort dicount of Commire and its Inhabitants,

(69) Immoderate Attachment of the urks to Opium,

(71) Acount of the Dervises ille urkry,

[72] Defcription

Defiription of the Hot Baths in Turkey,

Various Particulars concerning the Noguais Tartars,

The present State of Egypt,

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From the ACCESSION of King Henry the Fourth, to the Ac

CESSION of King HENRY the Seventh.

N our last Number, we had the pleasure of recording

fome considerable improvements with regard to the state of knowledge, literature, and taste, in Great Britain. Wickliffe had boldly advanced to an uncommon enlargement of thinking in religious matters, and Chaucer had displayed a vein of poetry rich and new in this country. From such beginnings important consequences might have been expected; and the writings of these eminent men must have had no finall effect on the minds of many individuals. The opinions of Wickliffe appear to have been embraced by a larger number of persons than dared to avow them; and the admirers of Chaucer could not avoid having their understandings and their taste improved by a perufal of his various works.

Still, however, the progress of knowledge was far inferior to what, from auspices so favourable to the cultivation and refinement of the human faculties, might ration1785.



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