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   Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 7, 1749, London, Middlesex                                -- THURSDAY",   Septsmbeft ^r,   1; '49- -r-htfa fat* famwofthSMrs in NOVA SCOTIA, t> hit' /**'""'/ '* London. rfrirrV a Chib.icto-Ha: bsar, tttM* '749  I Jl(r       fr/.W. 5REEAT5LE to thcT'ronvfc f Imade \mt at our farting, I take tUc firil Opportunity of �tqua:nt:r/g you wuh our Uir Arriv.-.l at tin Phce r>n th: *S h of June, after a llv ri and plcjfwt PafTage of betw :cn five and fix Wcek� : I have n< it heard that any one Pcrfon died Ion the PafPuf, or fincc our Arnv 1' but on the contrary, all thofe this were fick at our Departure from Portfm iuth, of whrch there were a great many, were perfectly recovered. Wc have already, baptized ten or twelve Children ; ar.J about at many Women are ready to lie-in. , Our Health and Preservation has been ia great Meafure, under Almighty Got), owing to the prudent and wife Mca-furcs taken by thofe who hid the Direction of this good Work, in having Ventilators and Air-Pipe* put on board the Ships, and furnifliing Rice and frcih ProvifiortS f �r the Ufe of the Sick, as well a ing higher up the Haiboar, which wc named Gcorg-'s iiland, U very coniniociouiiy fituatcd for a Fifhcry, and ha-- Corvenio.cies of all (oris proper for drving and curing the Fifh. About two Miles higher up the Harbour, *on the S. W. Side, is a River with a frnall Harbour at if Entrance, lor the Reception of Shalh.pi and o-hcr finall VilFcis: 1" .is River, which we call'd Sandwich River, is at the .Vlo-i.h about as wide as the Thames at Landon-Bt tdgt, and as deep, though Salt Water, for about lour or five Milts' op, when u terminates at the Fail of a finall Frcih-y> atcr Rivulet into it (rum the Noith. From the Mouih 01 Sandwich Rr.er to the oppofite Side of the Harbour is abour two Mil s wirh good An choring Groum! fui the Lrgetl Sh.pj in any P^rt of it, and & fine watering Place on the N. K. Side , lae Land on bjth Sides is every wheie pretty h.gh, and rxteediag rich and fertile, but covered with W ood, as indeed i> the whole Country roujid it. About IbiTorfive Miles North from the absve mention'd River is a narrow Entrance of half a Mi'c m:o a large Bay of about twelve Miles 111 Cucamfeitiue, which we ruun'd Bedford Bay, and winch has fcveial finall Creeks at the Bottom of it, abounding wiih the ti ell Salmon, and in the gteatcll Plenty 1 ever ta* Ti'cre arc alii icveial lflands in it; and a great Q ^nity oi I'nu , in tor M-il-'ng. grow on the- Wclicrn bide ot it. ItiiBa), �, uh the Harbour and Sandwich River, fo nii a Pciitif .U, t-on-taining about 3000 Acres ol I.ami, upon which wc aic at prefent fettled, and are preparing to build a Town There is an amazing (^uanut/ ot 1 i;h of the belt S^rts Caught in the Harbour ; and the Wood-, abound with V'a titty of Game, cfpccially Partridges, which perch up-n he Trees, and fuffcr ihemU-lvcs to be thot at as of'itn a> jiu plcafe: 1 think they are b.ttcr than ihufe wc luvc ui England. There �re alfo Wojd Pigcorii; and I have ftcn tome Flights of Ducks and GwCic. Fne kVeaihcr U f.r.cr, �ud more ierene, nan any 1 ever i'mv; and o-.- Evenings �rc pleal'ant btyjiid Dsfcriptior . I fhall now give y^u fomc -l^count of oui 'i'lanfaaious uace our Arrival. , The hid Care ol the Go\er vjamfon of Lounbourj;, a.M i.r Maicurene horn Atuiapolis, wa., u> fitch u;'on a prefer bpot tor our tint Settlement, a-.d a* the foremen 101'd renmfuki appeared to be t.ic b.il Place, a, wcU At-^u'Jot ol its commodious Situation, as t.'.e rcrtdt.v of it: wtach o � ivd Ci;,   1. c  Ww'wU  b..ng ' ciu.-ily a:: t r 1.1; -'.cr.a:i t-.r the Lc!o; el Oik, Afli. Beech, Birch, Sic. the able bctdicd Men cn boitd each' Ship were employ'd ill clearing Ground for a Town at the South Point of the Peninfula, and at the Entrance of Sandwich River, which at fir 11 appeared to be the brrt Spot, being drfenfiblc, and hating the Adva�tsg-of the River navigable a great Way up; but upon Examination, the flrongeft Objections were found againlt 'hit Place ; a Shoal otf the Point, which made it very con vcnient for a toff, was however apprehended to be dangerous fo ricaf a Town, being fo thsdlow. tbat a� a Cable's. Length from the Shr-re. Imall Boats tlrike upon the Rocks; brfidc*. it was evident from the Beach, that a prodigious Sea mull come in in Winter� arid the Soil too proved bad, ilony near the Shore, and fwampy bch.ind. Another Spot was therefo c chofen by the Governor, about a Mi'cand a half North of it On the Harbour Side, -lis upon the Side of a rifina Ground, that commands the whole Peninfula. and will Jhelter the Town from the North-Weft Winds: The Beach is a fine Gravel, convenient for'fmaU floats] the Anchorage ir every wheor goad within Gun-Shot of the To^vn forvlaige Ships, and there are feveraJ Rivnlrts of frefh snd whulfom Water round about it. We have already cleared about tweny Acres of l.�nd, and every one has a Hut by his Tent. Our Work jgoet on brfUy, and ;be-Method of employing the People in Ships - ompanies has a good EfFccl, in creating an Emulation amo^^li us, .eveiy one. timing who flial! do mofti and as the Governor U prcfaring to lay out the Lots of Land, we fhall foon have a very Convenient and pleafant _Tf>j^.J).aili^-wi!^4�-t^^ that p/e.t sod noble Lord, toiwhom this ieitlcnunt owes i s l>cg lining, and from whofe well known and indefatigable Z.al for the Honour and Intcreils of his Country, we hope in Time to become a moil ufcfuj and flourithing Colony. There aire already Cetera! Whatfs built, and one Gentleman is preparing to creel a Saw-M.iil. Publick Storc-houfc a{c alfo building, and Grains of various Sorts bavo betn fown. Siucc wc have been here, we have received conftant Supp:ie* of Plank and Timber for building our Houfcs, and alto.frefh Stock, and Rum in great QuamiUes, 'twenty Schooners frequently coming in iit one D.iy. Wc |uve alto had a hundred 'Kfcvcs, and fome Sheep, brought dotvii 10 us by Laud from the French Settlement at Mini?, which is about thirty Miles from the Bottom of Bedford J5ay, knd to which we puri>ofe to Cut a Road, tho French Deputies, who came to make their Submiifion, having pfomucd to fend us fifty Men for that Purpol'c, and to allill uj as far as tney arc able We have received the lik�.Promife of Fnendfhip and AfTilhrice from the Indian*. theV Chiefs having been with the Governor for that Purpofe : In fhoit, every thing is In a very profperous Way. Uut i fhould be equally unjuft and ungrateful, was I to conclude my Letter without paying that Tribute, which is jultly due to the Merits of our Governor, whofe tudefoti-gable Zeal and prudent Conduct in the difucult Talk he has to go through wiib, can never be fulBcivntly admired: Hefcems to have nothing in. View but the Intercd add Happinefs of us all ; ami his t ommands ace miKed with fo much Humanity and Goodncfs, that it is impodtble not to love anU obey him at Ihe fmie Time.    I am, St~ t)i:aly  September 5 ARRIV'D, the Bouler. Child, from Philadelphia ; the -, Bower, from "Antigua; the Bntutihia, Formes, from iloftoftf with fcvtral Coallcrs, and * Ship from Antigua, and another from Jamaica, and are (ail'd for the River. The Outward-bound, except the India Ships, arc fatl'd to the Wcllward., Came down, the Tygtr, Spencer, for Marfeillesj the George, Lafble/. for Havre dc Grace; and the JJanllcad, Morris, fur cadii. Wind South-Well. Yeilenlay arriv'd a Mail from Emkci. P.'iij A-Li-miiih, Sift. 14.. The King frt out lad WeJn-jfday for Crery, and fioin thcucc will continue his Journey to Havre. Twenty Regiment* of Horfc are quartet'd upon the Road, in oidcr to cfcort hit Maj^fty Irom Place to Place- Count d'Argcnfon is the only Miuilicr which accompanies the King, M. Rouille being gone before his M jetty to ll*vte. The Apartments or the Palace of the Thuil'crso are fur-nifhn g to receive the Ladies of France. 1 ne Adjudication of the general Farms was made the 6 h at the Tbuilicries, the t.uuc Farmers ara all continu'd, but pay She Millions more for them than they did before. Ms.'lhul Saxc, the lame Day, in purfjing the D Vtrlion of Hunting at the Kaquete, tell hoiii his Huric, and put i1i5 Willi and S!voul..er out ol Joint On tiie 6th an Edict was pubhlh'd, which forbids all pi:ia e Perlons Zior.i milking any new Foundations ol Re li(-,:ous fl->ulcs or any Oil poll. ion. in Favuur of Religious l.on.i..jiutii-:, 10 whom it 1 iikcwife forb:dd  >o Livies. I.      ON       DO      N. The Nep:unc, Fowler, fr.im Stockton, bound to Mar-fcjMcs, pat into Portl.ini'Uth Hnrbour the 4th ii.lbiu, in 01-i'er to rent, having ipru' g a Leak ar Sea m the Lie hard Wiithcr; the i-cxt Morning came inte, the Uid Harbour, liit* Ejropj, Kt-iiip, fiom Londuii, bound 10 Msrleillcs, svhicu Ship loft icr f-or.lop-Wall and M^-ntop GaJJant Mzit ;n Portland ft ad, about the f^ine Time. Eritign Robert HaniptOQ is p ,.lk0j|i|^ i* given to Cap:. Lddgrtt, -       .'  /. His ExCtjlcwy the C6unt dc.Rt died, after a tedious Mifjcfmon, tit net       5 Houfe in Cavenitiib-iqt'ftre, the Lady Of the Hon. Col. Thltxn, a BVotHer to the late Lord Chancellor.  On Tuesday died at Kpfom, the l^atjy of Sir John Bofwonh, Knt.'Cli.iin,b.crlaiR of tliis City!  , ,On Tttefdajl� tticd ia an advanced A�e, at hU HofiCt in Ptinccs-Strett, Soho, Mr, How, Brazier, to his Royal H ghnefi the fiihce of Wy.lej, and to Chclfea Hofpiut. At tho weekly Board of the Middlefex^ Hofpital on Tucfday laft, Mr. James Willdcr was appointed Secretary to that Hofphal, in the Stead of Mr. Thomas .Ycwd* N'Jr. Willdcr was alio appointed to collect the Sublcriptions and Contributions to that Hofpital. 1 Yc?>erday was held a General Court of the Go\*�*rnor� of Bridewell, _when teveral,notorious Otfendcrs who onferetl t ^ntpolta^ . j ton, wrio iicd"teste theirETfcipp, \\*|r� fcilt to Newgate; one of them b it twelve Years of Aj;e, � * At the fame 1 ime jofeph Fitclt wis chofen aBtadie.vin , the room of John St�kins, deceas'd. .  This Week � .vlan fell from a Hayloft near WhitftCnapel-Mnuiit. and lr.*v.uir'd his Skull j he was not found till thd next Mortiiug, wbfn he was dead. , Yeiterda^f'a Eire moke out in the upper Part of a Houfe in NcW litoad Street, which t��r Come time burnt with great Violence, but by timely Aihll-nce it was prevented fr�.>m further Mtfchref than to the Houlc in which it be.an. Ycll/rdary 'the Seilions began �t the Old tlalty, whfn fixtct.i Pruoners were tried; two wrri*'capitally con'vic^rd, vis., John Willlon and Bofoman Penby, tor tivtoutty ail>rtiblmg, with others not kiown, and attempting 10 pull cJ6\yn.the Houfe of Peter Wood, at,-the Sign of the Star ,in the Si audi Saundero tiicd with them was acquitted. Jpoar.wcrJe catt for I'ranlportanon, and ten acquitted Artixe/fA; Stp. z. Wc hear ffom Colne in Lancafliire, that on the 1911 of latt Month a -remtitUable Couple was married at that Place, the Man aged 94, tho Woman 86 l they have each been married five Times. Laft Thurfd*y the Lady of Lancelot Allgooi. Rfqt Member of Pailiaoicnt fur the .County of Northumberland, was fafely delivered of a Son. A few Days fincc a* Thomas Greaves, of S.;ntly-Gafr?, near Durham, was taking down 0 loaded Fo^ing-I'lecc, by fotnc Acc'idar.t or other it-unluckily dentin, and lliot his Wife in the Breaft, and (he died the next Day. EJi*bur%k, A^giijl ji. Wc hear fonr Haddington, that fome Days ago tin Officer's Servant there, in hit Mailer a Ablence, broke uj� hi* Rtpofitortes," in Hopes of getliiitt Money j but b�*u�g dilsppoiuted, he ftript the' Lace off four Suits of Cloaths, 100k the Mounting olT hit,PilljIi an>> Sword, and threw them into a Naiglibotuing Garden, and having laid the Cloaths upon a lied, he fct J-iro.to iho fame. l>cked the Dour, jumped a Window, andinndcofV. The Fire was happily dil'covered befbre it came to any Height, i.nd the Cloaths beiiu*, found its the aboV�5 Condition gave Sufpkinn of tins, horrid Piece of Villainy 1 upon wlncl. Uriel Sran ' was niutl  for tie l>rpetrat;r. ,who wus fourd, andh'- fihee c'o.nrifled (he fVt. aiulis 111 Luttody.    1 rc Laee was fujnd hid id a I'itld of Corn. T.ioagh tl�e Harveft 11 pretty far adtauceil here, tho Reapers, thefc time Day* pa It, huve been hired at tho Weit-i'ort at,8d. and � io'4. aDajr. There is Advice from Lancaftur, lhat thu Mayflower, Toinlinfon, fipm Barbel. cs4 was overfet in gotn^ up the River, and filled with Wacc, and tl.tc three Cuflpmhoufo Oflicrrs and fever A others were drowned. Wedncfday lalt'john Mathies, Servant to Mr, fundy at 6traloch, was tricu L�r ruling down a Tiadcfinan on the publiek Streets ot Old Aberdeen, fome lime, ago. when he wa* rin'd in 5 I. Stcrl. and c.minuted to Pnlun till he pay the fame. On S ndiy next the new Organ, built by Mr Bridge !n ihe Church of St J;�jn,*s Clsiktn.vcll, will be open d by Mr. Stanley, Orgamil of St Andrew Holborn, and tie Temple j when iwo Srun-jnt �nll hj* prc.uh'd tut the Hc-njrnt ol the Charity Children; tiiat in tne Morning by the Rev. Mr. Do.ighi), MimiU-r ol 1 bo laid Church 1 *nd that in ihe Afternoon by the R< v Mr Cai.huni, Clupliiin tu  the Right Hon ihe Earl of PL mouth Cup:r'� GauLm, tWu Uveiling, being the ;th inllant, and the lai lur this Scalon, the HniciUinineiiti of Vocal and lud.utnciiul Mufici. as before. The Firt Works a* uiual I o wl.ich will bi added, A great Number of carious i'lccs never cXhtbi cd before. j'k'"H'*~' A; the New Wells in tioodtiMu's Fields, this prrfttnliv^*^ Eic.iuig. svtll be peifirniM. a r.ew Eii.eri.untnrni, tiilj.*^, A""'-.iic  ^h.ip I4u1.cl.1ug. or H-iltq.iin turu'd Fryar.    TW^';' ' wuole to contiuile svi h   the  1'cmpie of Apollo.   TaW S , t-lojhs, Mi'I'kW. and Decorations ai'e all nc^f.,  %�/ To otgin *t f>vc oXIoik    E*cli Ptrlon to be auuiittai. tor a Piut ot Wioc or Puueh v.. y j. At -SsJlci 1 W�lls, llli 'gton, him V eenmg will be prtfented ' an Enccrtaiiinuiit not neifonn'd there thefc twenty Vears.-fV) c�i. d ihe H*ilot� Piog/cf' l!.c ivholc eoi.cl.ide with a giand R�t-rcL-r.ui.oi> *>l R-r:.-�-ali-Gardens in ihe Maii-r.ci tnty weie decorated at the jabdee Ball lo lugiu at live ov :^ek Each Perlaw tu b� admitted for a i'.nt cf Wice or fr ji.th 4   

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