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all, though I have afferted nothing which I do not believe to be true, I will honestly admit, that many important fads and circumftances, unknown to me, very probably exifted, an acquaintance with which is indifpenfably neceffary to enable any man to form a correct judgment on the meafures which were purfued on this occafion. T o a writer, fitting with com足 pofure in his clofet, with a partial difplay of facts before him, it is no difficult tafk to point out faults and mistakes in the conduct of publick affairs; and even where miftakes are difcovered, the wifdom of after-knowledge is very cheaply acquired. It is the lot of our nature, that the best concerted plans of h u 足 man policy'are fubject to errors which the meanest obferver will fometimes detect. " The hand (fays an eminent writer) that " cannot build a hovel, may demolifh a palace." AFTER

BUT, a new fcene now opens for contemplation and reflection, arifing from intelligence received fince I began my work, that the Spanifh government has formally ceded to the republick of Dunmore Maria Minerva General

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Mathew

A fchooner, name forgot - Hope - - Caledonia Molly Refolution

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Stephen Conmick Wilkinfon Robertfon T h o s Douglas

26th May, - - - 4th June, 8th Ditto,

London. Ditto. Africa, 450 negroes. London.

Adam Walker -

22d Ditto,

Glafgow.

Hambleton

Ditto,

Hunter Simpfon Taunton -

Ditto.

25th Ditto, Leith,laft from London. 27th Ditto, Glafgow. 29th Ditto, Hull.

And feveral veffels belonging to Kingfton, names forgot.

France

CHAP. XI.

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

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