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   Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 1, 1943, London, Middlesex                                T II E S E> A Yy  f e b r u a r y j, Mr Knight'* Cofidu6 in the 2htrAyi6^^:\ -^^k^i^;*-" Tf�?? J# *> dftrfbus interred in    Souths Amazement and Terror of all his Majefty1 s IbydiJobjeaK* It is very certain,baS they fuccecded inthei* Attemj^s . Snc& Quantities bf Run! are arriv'd from Jamaica, tint the tsfeft and fall Proof is fold It's very remarkable. F tKe Holders of South-Sea: Stqck  againftyourlw^Ue&ey, they would have entirely deftray'd felves the Tro$blerto   us, and laid our LixtAs wafie and defofcte, have fill'd our 1. will giv^ the wruie the feven Reports of the Committee of Secrely; the Debates and itfts of Parliament in 1721, and other fubfequeht. Afc ^oncer^ ing the Tranfa&ions. of the Sooth-Sea^Company in the Year; 1^20, they will find Mr. Wight's $ame; occur! in almoft every Page, every nd every Line ; they will fee thefe TraSnfeftions tb- Houfe of Commons as the deepeft Villanyand V. ;v7 thai Hell ever contrived to ruin a Nation (i); rhey wii i c Mr. Knigiit mentioned as a Perfon principally const, and in the Secret Of all this Iniquity [z): Th^will telling one of the Evidences, {i^Tkat ' Habitations with: B^op4 and Slaughter, and bis Majefty} ' would, in all Probability, have lott this^ne and fpacious Port of Port-Royal, wtere fosie of * the beii and largeft \ \oi the Britifh Nation^^thaftpur Securely on any Occafion. W.e are vera fipfiblc of.^-great Protection and Safety we have enjpy'&ifc long time by.-your 'Excellency's being to the Southward, of as, and your keeping your Sfcjbj* of War on the C^ife, wffic^^sfec&M our Trade and Fortunes in Safety iispiv ^ were ever ftation'd at Charles-Town.  But more^ cat by*your late Kefohition in frd^tthg the Attempts of our Enemies (though invaded fyjht ftwog a Sea as Well -as land Force, -as '.^:^^ghi4h^m^^.-ferto hoIdXottt z&in&y whmtwrthsfig &m faff* ifom otter Rain, at the Pdnch-Houfe on Lorfjtfe-Hill, for 7s. 4d. a Gallon. that*be Licence at the London Pundi-Ho&fe expix'd a few* ago, and that there is now but one fubMing^ and that /expires a few Days hence. , E^^lnrgB, Jan*aryk$. .Qn Thurfihy. the Kon. Captt was unanimoijfty-cleittd to ftrve i/i Parii:.-mp^tfor the Burghs oflpuhdee, Perth, &c. as was on the fan^j^^Sir7:viies ]ohtittont .of Weikfhall, Burt, for thd SursJis oFDunfries,* Annan, &c. {eye'ral Letters from Perth'lhire we have very difraal Acccjfcuts of the Effe^ls'of the late Horroy 'vVcat]i>r, parti-, c'ulafly'that at the Boat of Forgan two Women were loft | th4>tiKe Wind -bfew fo prodigiuiifly high as to drive two Men^yer the Bridge of Earh5 wLo vvcre both drown'd i th-at a$ Comrie a finall Rivulet fwelTd to fueh a heighth by fe &ttleAfeirA with $ third lfrath$r oUTd Joh n, and appears to ConiSderation- for It > if the Ladi^.aboutXoud are to be | .yentur'dw. Alt m Support of your Excellency, and yoiii* . Mw.-beeji muirder'.d.inhis ^ay^iome.  HisBiothetWiili^m Arngoflc and Balcanquhal, with his Throat cut, .hieleven mortal Wounds in bis Body, is ^ffcover'd to be David Thompfon, who liv'd at MetKven, four Miles from Perth,!, He ha^gone to Edinburgh with his Brother WiiLv.rn to "obliged, in order to facilitater his^eftru^ive Scheqiesj in " thcfeCafes^s) they will perceive     Knight hid the entire. Management, and tept Minutes of-thefe Matters, and an Account of Stock thus difpos'd of, not in the Books of the Cwnpany, but in ^ privateBook of his own (6),^ If Alterations are to be made in the Journals of ^the Loans or other journals, whole Leavesto & torn, out, Stock to be entered xsi fiftitious Names, Razures to he .made, Letters of Names ' to be alte.^d, orany Sums to be. fraudulently leffenM according to the Fall, of Stocks (7); you will fee the fame Perfon giving his Inftruftions, and rafting himfelt without -any Controul} fomeb'mes taking- verbal Orders (8) from^one or more of the Directors, and managing at otiier Times gallant Txpops, were we affifted and put in a Condition to havebeen of Service-toyouv And we^always look on our Intereftfo united to the Colony of Georgia,, that had your Excellency beeivcut off,.we muft have fell in Courfe. We humbly pray your Excellency to accept of this our Acknowledgments as an Eanieft of our hearty Zeal and Affedtion to. your Excellency and his Majefty's Trctop* under your Command. ::We are, &c. _ Deals January 30. ARRIVED, his Majefty's Ship the Deptford, from Lofton; the Bee, Burford, the Salifbury, Hancock, and the Hambl% Dormer3 all three from Lifbon, the Dili- re or tiie i/jreciors,  ana managing at ocaer nines -4.       r      _   . *    , -. � - ,      , _ Matters of the bigheft G^fequenUithout any Orders j ESj^liS ^^ri^TX^^ (9) at all: .fefliort, the Report of the Committee or Secrecy colludes with tBefe very remarkable "Wcjirds, ,viz. And your -CarnmitUc jmi tiemjelves tender.* NtetJJitjhofTlojing 'tttir�nqui$yinpjw thm by reafonof th-Abfaeceif Ibfir*:Rnigbtf who'appears to have been prin-ci^Ily, and in &s*p In fiances foiely, intrujled in the Execution ofrtbisbld& and deftrufovfSouth-Sea Scheme. This is the Man who is recommended to the Company as an Obje&pf Compaffion! This'is the Man who has made thein the Offer^>f 10000JU only for his Difcharge I But whether etc :Prapdeiq�^CB&Acr htfat fit- ^ Debtor^or hi*-wjsde Eftate to the Company, as the Ruiner (Jfthoufends of ^Families, or as an Offender againft the Nation in general: Take him,, I fay, in every Light, either with Regard to the Interfeft of the Publick, or the private Intereft of the Company, as an Example to deter others, .fufficient to ^y a much larger Sum than what he condefcended td propofe, Ifubinit it to the Proprietors whether they ought not tojejeft the mean and incoiifiderable Offer now before -them.-  They' have 'ftiir Time, thov it ft be ownM a veryftiort Time, to put the Negativ* by or as has Ballot upon the Proceedings of th? laft General Court: And if their Profit %n4 Advantage alone Were to be #f Weight with them; there can be iio Doubt, notwhhftanding what may Jiave been fuggefted to the. contrary, but that as Mr. Knight is able, he will alfo be wiUing to make them a fetther Propofal, not onfy to purchafe his Return to his own Country, but alfo to free his Eftate, into whofe Hand* foever it may hereafter fell, fronrjhe Demands of thfe Company, which, tilir they are fatisfied, it will be for ever liable. But if I may be allow'd to fp'eak my Senfe of the Matter,, it is beneath-the Company to accept of any Propofal from Mr. Knight till he difcOvers the State of his Affairs to them, and fhews a Readinefe to do them Juftice in other Reip&b. - 1) Debates of Plirlkmeht,. 1% ]in. 1720-1, printed by Torbqck, [x) Vide 3ft Report of the Secret Committee, '3) Ibidem, Sir Theodore Janflen. C4) Ibidem, Sir John Blourit. (5) Ihidem, Mr.Surrhan, ^ir Theod6re Janflen, Mr. Aftell, Mr. Hawcs, Mr. Lockycr, and others. j6) A remarkable Book, calTd his Green* Book. .7) Vide 4th and 7th Reports. ,8i Vide ift Report. ^flbidcm, Sir* Theodore Janflen, Mr. Rooert Surman, and others. A Copy of an 'Addrefs to General Oglethorpe, from tbt principal Freeholder $ and Inhabitants of Port-Royal atidPlaces adjacent in-South' Carolina. Beaufort,Port-Royal in Sputh-Carolina, July 29,1742. 1o his Excellency James Oglethorpe, EJq\ Captain-General and Commander in Chief oyer all his Majefty s Forces in Carolina andGcorgiay and Colonel of his Majefty's Hegimptt of Foot doingDuty at St. Shfton^s and Frederica. May it plea ft your Excellency> WE die principal Freeholders and Inhabitants of Port-Royal Ifiand and the Parts adjacent, for bnrfelves and other Settlers, be� the Southern 'Frontiers of his Majefty^ Province of South-Carolina* beg' Leave to congratulate your Excellency on your late wonderful Succefe, *"*ter God, over your and: our inverate and barbarous �tony die -Spaniards/ wid -iare    Iat�^ invadwl you* Bowley, both frdm Virginia; the Ctto, Ander-fon, from Jamaica ; and the Italian Packet^ Harrifon, froj Rhode-Ilbmd. Came down, the Induftfy Tender; * the Montforty Heaflup, for Eaft-India; theBarracuta, Bowers, and the Katherine, Curtis, both Tor Jamaica; the Scrope, Conway, for Antigua; and the Phoenix, Ellis, for Genoa, and remain, with the Deptford, "Shade Sloop, Mortar Bomb, and Charles Tender, and all the outward-bound Ships as in my?laft. Juft arriv'd, and faiPdfor the River, hisMSjefty's Ship1 the Winchefter, from Port-Mahon.   Wind S. W; L     ON     D     Q . His Majefty's Ship the Hampfliire, Cipt. Limeburner, has taken two VeiTels, caird the Turtle Dove and the Betfey, both bound from Cork for Havre de Grace, and carried them to Plymouth,' being both, laden with Wool and Woollen Goods; fo that it is not doabted but they will prove good Prizes. ^ On Saturday laft Charles Eggleton, Efq; one of the Sheriffs of this City, was married to Mifs Kent, Daughter of Samuel Kent, Efq; Member of Parliament for Ipfwich, a young Lady with a Fortune of 150001. We hear that, on Tuefday Night laft the Right Hon. Richard Earl of-Carrick and Lord Willoughby de Broke came to.Tbwn, and foon after went to wait on his Lady in Great George-Street; and that he has now taken a Houfe in Brooke-Street to refide with her. On Thursday laft died at Dartmouth, Capt. Francis Gregory, Cotrimander of the Rofe,. ktely arrived at that Port from Jamaica. ^ Yiefterday\died, after a long and tedious Illnefs, Mr. Lamb, an eminent tjoldfinith, at the Blackmoor's Head within Aldgate. Laft Night died Mrs; Ramfay, Wife of Mr. Ramfay the Painter, at his Houfe in the Great Piazza, Covent-Garden. Mr. Robert Avis jun. Baker and Faftor, of Southwark, is appointed Mailer-Baker of the Viftualling-OiEce. In the Night'between the 22d and 23d of laft Monti died at Dublin, Dr. Henry Cope,. State-Phyfician, and Profeflbr of Phyfick in the Univerfity of Dublin, and one of the Fellows of the College. He is fucceedfd as State-Phyfician by Dr. Robinfon. Yefterday Anne Webb was committed to New-Prifon by ColxDe Veil, for keeping a diforderiy Houfe in the Parifli of St. Giles in the Fields. *-  . As was Richard Lucas, for further Examination, for a Street-Robbery cm Mr. Thomas Ofborn, (for which Robbery an Accomplice was tried at the Old Baily'laft Seffions) from whom they took 4I. 9s. and his Hat and.Wig. As was alfo William Gray, for Healing from Mr. Edward Palmer a Guinea, by a falfe Key tp his Drawers. And one Thomas Giles, for picking the Pocket of Mr. Thomas Fenn. Such Quantities of Rum are lately arriv'd from Jamaica, that the bfeft full Prdpf is fold at the.Punqh-Houfe behind the Royal Exchange for. 7 s. 6d. a.Gallon. It's very remarkable, that tJus was the firft/and now is the only Hbufe authorized to retail Punch apd.spirituous Liquors {under the prefcnt Aff of Parliament) in Great Britain. It's alfo fiirther remarkable, that the foregoing. Paragraph has occafionM Non ftbi fed Patritr to fall the Price of Rum from 8s. to 7�.4d. but 'tis h i* proper Lectures, by - FR.   NICHOLLS,   M. Bi AND . THO. LAWRENCE, M.D. and Prof Anat. 0^ Notai A Compendium, relating to the feverat Matters to be explain^id thefe Xe�hires, is fold by J. Clark, under the Royal Exchange*, anf 0> HaikiflS) at Afiltoa'tf Hfed/ between the Ta^Io-Gates, Ibokftllfti A aftd   

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