'this feliion.


they had heard at the bar, was no corporate act, and was figned only by fourteen proprietors, out of about feventeen hundred, of which the Company confified; that the valt majority by which it was car- ried through the other Houfe, where the molt ample information was obtained of the Company's affairs, and the very fmall number that had dilTented to it, fufliciently lhewed the jultice, propriety, and expediency of the meafure. Other

[H3 charges or cenfures were anfwered, by the fhortneis of the time, and the advantage the Company might take 0F Parliament during the re- cefs. Upon a divilion the bill was carried by nearly a proportional majority, to that which had at- tended it in the Houfe of Com-_ mons, 26 lords having voted for it, to 6 only who oppofed its pafling ; it was, however, followed by a remarkably pointed and fevere pro? tell.


Zxpedirion againfi the Cariob: in t/Je i/Zand 1y" St, Vincent.

i t/Je/epeople ; Hack and yellow Carioor; ceflion of the i/Iand 5y the late

treaty ofpeare.

fitfimit to the propo/ed Iran/plantation.

The Cariob: refrge to ba-‘ve their land: fitrqnyed, and to

New propofiz/s made, and rejected.

ifroop: ordered from North-America ; propo/Zzl for train/porting t/ee Cartééi"

to rbe coaflof dfrica.

Enquiry jZt onfoot in tbe Haul/e of Commons, a: to

tbe nature and calf/E: of tbe eirpeditian; rtvitnefle: examined; deoa/er; re-

filution: moved, and rejeéZed upon a di-vz/ionf Petition ji-om tbe captain: zy" t/ae navy for an addition to their


‘Treaty concluded ‘wit/J t/Je

bay-pay, oppzfition to t/Je Petition; received, upon a di-vz/ion, and t/ae

reque/i complied muitb. Fate of

I178, Diflenters Bill.

ilfotion re/atz-txe to

left: required in ‘tbe Univerfitie: ; rejected by a great majority.

N expedition which had been undertaken againfi the Ca- ribbs in the ifland of St. Vincent, in the Well-Indies, had occafioned confiderable debates in the courfe of It appears that thefe people confiited of two different races, which, from their colour, were dillinguiihed by the appella- tions of Black and Yellow Ca- i-ibbs; the latter, being defcended from theoriginal natives, were the natural proprietors of the ifland; the former were the offspring of a cargo of African negroes, who be- ingion board an Englilh flaving yelTel bound to Barbadoes, had been gait away upon the coafis of St. Yin-

cent, about a century ago. The; negroes having recovered their li- berty by this accident, were holl pitably received by the natives, and accordingly fettled amonglt them ; but having women of their own, they {till continued, with, fome in- termixture, a feparate people, and foon became numerous. The two nations were not more dilierent in their colour, than in their temper and difpolitions; the Americans being timid and inoEenlive, and the Africans hardy, crafty, {alpi- cious, and daring. With thefe qualities, together with the acceli- {ion of their runaway countrymen from the neighbouring iflands, they

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