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of both sexes, who walked two and two Mr. Thomas Peftill, jeweller, and de
before the coffin, which was imirediately puty of Coleman-ftreet ward.
preceded by a person carrying the charter 22. The most goble Francis Scott, duke
on a crimson velvet cushion. The pall was of Buccleugh, earl of Dalkeith, and baron
supported by Sir Joseph Hankey, knt. Pe- of Whitchefter and Elkdale in Scotland,
ter Burrel, Joseph Fawthorp, John Milner, earl of Doncaster, and baron Scott of Tindal
Paul Joddrell, Samuel Clarke, Stephen Beck in England, and knight of the order of
ingham, and Sampson Gideon, Esqrs, and the thistle. He is succeeded by his grand-
followed by a great number of gentlemen, son, Henry earl of Dalkeich, now duke
walking two and two, Taylor White, Esq; of Buccleugh. His late grace was grandion
treasurer of the hospital, attending as chief to James duke of Monmouth, eldett son of
mourner, As soon as the corple entered K. Charles II.
the chapel, (the galleries of which were 23. Rt. Hon. the lord Baltimore, lord
filled with gentlemen and ladies) some of proprietor of Maryland, and one of the
the gentlemen of the choir of St. Paul's, knights of the Mire for the county of Sur.
who attended, began to fing the burial rey. He is succeeded by his only fon
service, which was composed by Dr. Boyce, Frederick, aged 19, now lord Baltimore.
who played the same on à Imall organ 27. Välens Comyn, Esq; member of
fet on one side of the chapel ; and when parliament for Hindon, in Wiltshire.
the minister had read all the service but

Ecclefiaftical PREFIRMENTS.
the last collect, an anthem,' composed AVID Horne, morn
by Dr. Boyce, was fung by Mr. Beard,
Mr. Mence and Mr. Savage, and the Bloomsbury.- John Taylor, L. L. D. pre-
chorus parts by the other gentlemen of sented to the rectory of Lawford, in Eilex.
Westminster and St. Paul's.

-Mr. Arthur White, to the living of 30. Francis Whitehead, Esq; knight of Welham Bay, in Kent.--Mr. Thomas the thire for Hampshire.

Brydges, to the rectory of Rodney, alias 31. Rt. Hon, Robert Walpole, earl of Scoke Gifford, in Somersetshire. -Mr. Orford, viscount Walpole, auditor of the Hooper, chosen lecturer of the united paExchequer, lord lieutenant and custos ro. rishes of St. Bennet, Gracechurch-ftreet, tulorum of Devon hire, ranger and keeper and St. Leonard, Eastcheap.-Mr. James of Richmond park, and master of the har. Banks, presented to the living of East riers and fox hounds. He was the eldest Baddon, Norfolk.-Rev. Dr. Hales, made son of the late famous Sir Robert Walpole, clerk of the closet to the princess of Wales. eart of Orford, was created baron Wal. PROMOTIONS Civil and Military. pole in 1723, and succeeded his father in T. Hon. the earl of Lincoln, made au. dignity and estate, March 18, 1745-6. ditor of the Exchequer, in the room He has left issue one son, George lord visc, of the late earl of Orford.--Her royal highWalpole, now earl of Orford, born, April ness the princess Amelia, made ranger of 2, 1730.

Richmond park, in the room of the said April 3. Lady dowager Donerayle, reli&t Jate earl.-His grace the duke of Bedford, the late visc. Donerayle, in Ireland.

made lord lieutenant and custos rotulorum 5. George Proctor, of Berkshire, Efq; of the county of Devon.-Dr. Lee, made member for Downton in Wiltshire.

treasurer of the hourhold to her royDr. James Somercombe, an eminent al highness the princess of Wales.-- James physician at Exeter.

Cresset, Esq; made secretary to her royal 9. William Price, Esq; poffefred of a highness, in the room of Thomas Potrer, great estate in the tin-works in Cornwall. Esq; who resign'd. ---James Shaw, Esq;

10. The lady Mackenzie, lady of the made deputy ranger of Richmond park, lord Fortrole.

under her royal highness the princess Ame11. Richard Haddock, Esq; late compe lia.-Lord North and Guildford, made one troller of his majesty's navy.

of the lords of his majesty's bedchamber, Dr. Hughes, an eminent physician at in the room of the earl of Harcourt, who Oxford.

was made governor to the young prince of 12. Charles Lancelot Lake, Efq; one Wales.-Earl of Waldegrave, made war. of the governors of Harrow school, and dea of the Stannaries in Cornwall, in the possessed of a considerable eftate there. room of Thomas Pitt, Esq;-Thomas abouts, and in Buckinghamshire.

Bootie, Esq; made chancellor, Hon. Hen. 16. Mrs. Elizabeth Bull, of Red. Lion- ry Bathult Esq; attorney general, Paul JodAtreet, Clerkenwell, aged 88.

drell, Esq; solicitor general, and Charles 17. Rt. Hon. the earl of Shelburne, of Montagu, Esq; auditor general to the prince the kingdom of Ireland, in a very ad.

of Wales.-Charles earl of Egremont, vanced age, and immensely rich.

made lord lieut. and custos rotulorum of 18. Paul Humphrey, Esq; member of Northumberland. parliament for Gatton, in Surrey,

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 1751. 191 HE election of a king of the Romans' as a depriving them of their right to govern

is now the most important affair up- during an interregnum. And, lastly, he con on the carpet in Europe. This ele&ion is fiders the advantages the empire enjoys by tigorously pushed by the court at Hanover, the free election of an emperor, and con. and opposed as vigorously, tho' not directo cludes that no motives for an election can ly, by the court of Pruffia. Upon this now be suggested, but what will be equally head his Pruffian majesty has wrote a long strong during the life of every future em. letter to the elector of Mentz, the substance peror ; that no election can be free whild of which is as follows:

the emperor is alive, and the imperial au. “ His majesty joins with his electoral thority and influence in full vigour ; conre. highness in thinking, that it is a matter of quently, the election of an emperor would the utmost importance ; that it supposes a at last become an empty formality, and preffing necessity ; that the good of the Germany, under the name of an eledive empire ought to be the design of it ; and government, would become an hereditary that it ought to be managed with the great- empire." est circumspection, and in the manner molt His Prussian majesty has wrote letters to conformable to the laws and constitutions the same effect to some of the other elecof the empire. But he says, that before tors of the empire ; and tho' the French the electoral college could proceed to an court have declared, that they will no way election, there was a preliminary question intermeddle in this election of a king of to be determined, viz. Wbëtber ir be proper, the Romans, unles called upon as guaranto proceed to tbe election of a king of the Ro- ties of the treaty of Westphalia, yet one mans. As to which difficulties would arise, may easily see what is meant by this excepas well in regard to the persons who would tion ; and either prevailed on by that pretend a right to be admitted to the delia court, or by the reasons offered by the berations, as about the manner of those court of Berlin, the elector of Cologne has deliberations, and the motives requisite to already renounced his engagements with authorise the election, and establish the ne. the maritime powers, and declared by his ceflity of it. He then shews, that the gol. ministers at Ratisbon, that he acheres to den bull affords no authority for deciding the sentiments of the king of Prussia and this question ; but on the contrary seems elector Palatine, in regard to this election. to declare, that no such question can ever On the other hand, we are told from Dres. arise, because it regulates those elections den, that a treaty of subsidy is on the car. only that are to be made upon a vacancy pet between that court and the court of of the Imperial throne ; and during such a London; whereby his Britannick majesty is vacancy provides for the government of the to be furnished, in case of nced, with a empire, by citablishing perpetual vicars. body of Saxon troops, &c. The peace of Westphalia, he says, is the The last letters from Petersburgh advise, firft law of the empire that mentions such that three young ladies, daughters of a ge. an election as now intended, and says, de neral officer, had been brought thither from eleétione Romanorum regum ex communi faina Revel under a guard, they having declared um consensu agatur ei fleruatur, which in to a person in a high office there, that they his opinion seems to give an indisputable had matters of the greatest importance to right to all the rates of the empire to con- reveal ; and that having been examined in cur in the decision of the preliminary ques. the presence of her Russian majesty, an of. tion, and in judge of the case of necessity, ficer of rank had been put under arrest. as also of the motives that ought to war- From the same place we hear, that some rant this election ; and to deprive them of hordes of Tartars have lately made an ir. this right might make them implore the ruption into the Russian territories, and affiftance of chore foreign powers who have committed great depredations, but had reguarantied the peace of Westphalia. As tired upon the approach of the t:oops; and to the motives for such an election, he says, that a courier has been dispatched to Conthe Imperial capitulations mention only ftantinople to demand satisfaction for this three. 1. If any emperor should be long outrage. absent. 2. If grown incspable. 3.

On the 6th inft. N. S. Frederick, king of ny other case of necessity thould occur. Sweden, and landgrave of Heste-Carrel, The last of these can now, he says, be the died at Stockholm, soon after which the only motive ; and this necessity should be prince successor, Adolphus Frederick, was grounded on a situation of affairs out of proclaimed king, and has since wrote a let. the ordinary course of things ; which even ter with his own hand to the empress of the advocates for this election do not pre- Russia, assuring her of his intention to tend at present. Then he news the dan. preserve the present form of government in ger of chusing a minor, and retrling a guar. Sweden, (See p. 175, 176.) dianthip, which the vicars-would consider


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