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Anecdotes of John Wilkes, Esq; 171

A Rebuke of the Men, by a Lady 199 Engroffing a very ancient Practice 172 Case of the Divine Legation Laws againtt Riots and Rioters 173, 174

On Romans viii. 19. Remarks on a late Performance 175 A Question folved

ibid. Cure for the Cholic in Horses

176

Case of the Duke of Portland, &c. 201 The History of the last Session of Par.

206 liament, &c. &c.

Life of Pope Sixtus V,

206-210 State of the Controversy with The Au- POETICAL ESSAYS

211-313 thor of The Appeal, &c. 180-182 Wilkes's Letter to the King

213 Renarks on the Pump-Water of Lon- Letter from Oxford

214 don and on the Methods of procur. Maxims, by a Gentleman ibid. ing the purest Water 182-186 Impartial History of Lord Baltimore's Oblervations on distilled Water 186

Trial for a Rape

215--220 Court of Mecklenburg-Strelitz de- An Impartial Review of New Pubii. scribed

187, 188 cations Remarks on the Trade of the Colony Priestley's Principles of Government

of Massachusett's Bay, compared with its Trade in 1692 188--192

Rise of the Italian Opera Fifth Letter from Rousseau 192

Inconsistencies of Baretti Blenheim Houle described

193

THE MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER 224 With its Paintings

19+ Marriages and Births ; Deaths 228 Description of Wilton-House, its Sta. Ecclefiaftical Prelerments

ibid. tues, &c.

195

Promotions civil and military ibid. A few approved Prefcriptions 197 B-nkr-fts; course of Exchange ibid. On the controverted Text in Ephe- FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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198 Socks, Grain; Wind and Weather 170

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THE

LONDON MAGAZINE,

For

APRIL,

1768.

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S we have given our brought up to the court, which he readers a portrait of addrefed in a second speech, in which Mr. Wilkes, it will he observed, that “ the liberty of all be expected we should peers and gentlemen, and what touches accompany it with me more sensibly, that of all the mid. some anecdotes of dling and inferior class of people, that extraordinary who fand most in need of protection,

personage, which we is, in his case, to be that day finally fall do, as briefly as possible, referring decided upon : A question of such to the volumes of the London Maga- importance, as to determine at once, zine, where the particulars may be whether English liberty be a reality found at large.

or a Madow." Then the Lord Chief JOHN WILKES, Efq; late member Justice, Sir Charles Pratt (the prein parliament for Aylesbury, in Buck. lent Lord Chancellor) stated the inghamshire, the reputed author of the matter in question, and pronounced North-Briton, No. 45, published on Sa- Mr. Wilkes's commitment, was not turday, April 23, 1763, was taken into illegal; but that his privilege of a cuftody on the zoth of that month, and member of parliament" was not de. all his papers seized, by a warrant under stroyed, as he was not charged with the hand and seal of the Earl of Halli- treason, felony, or breach of the fax, one of the secretaries of state, di- peace; therefore the court ordered rected to four of his majesty's messen- him to be discharged, on account of gers: hereupon a motion being made his privilege : Hereupon Mr. Wilkes in the Court of Common-Pleas, then again addressed the court, returned átting in Weftminster-Hail, for that his thanks for their upright decision, purpose, an babeas corpus was granted, and was attended to his house in Great but could not be sued out till four in George-street, by an infinite multitude the afternoon of May 1, and, though of people, with universal acclamations. it was known such a writ was granted, He, that very night, wrote to the se. Mr. Wilkes was sent to the Tower, cretaries of state, demanding his flolen without being permitted to see any of goods, which he faict, he was informed his friends that might attend upon him were in their lordships posesion, and there, who were several times repulted next morning applied for a warrant to in their applications. On May 3, in search their houses, which was refused the morning, upon a second babeas him. Receiving an answer from the corpus, the return of the first being secretaries of state, which was not sainsufficient, Mr. Wilkes was brought tisfactory, he made a bold and itingup to the Court of Common Pleas, ing reply. Whilit he was in the where he made a spirited and sensible Tower, on May 4, he was dismissed speech, setting forth the hardships he froin his post of colonel of the Buckhad suffered, and the case being learn- inghamshire militia, and before the edly argued by eminent ferjeants at end of the term an information was law, both on the side of the crown and filed in the court of King's Bench, at the prisoner, the court took till Friday the king's suit, against him, as author May 6, to consider the case and give of the aforesaid North-Briton, No.45*. there opinion, remanding Mr. Wilkes, We must now observe that at the meetmeantime, to the Tower. On the ing of the parliament, the paper intilast mentioned day he was again tled The North Briton, No. 15, was April, 1768.

resolved • See Lond. Mag. 7763, p. 261-266

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