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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 25, 1766, London, Middlesex The Gazetteer and New Daify F R I D A P R I L HAY M A T A R THE KINGS THEATRE in the the of wU be performed t new Serious called L R O E C I N E S E The Mufic compofect by With hew new and Pit and to be put and no perfons to be admitted without which will be de livered Tomorrow at the faid at half a guinea each Gallery hve By flieir MAJESTIES No perfon wbatfoever to be admitted behind the nor into the The ealiervj pit and will be opened at To at alf an hour after fix The Managers of the Operas beg leave to inform the Nobility andGentry with their prefent regard to the indifpolition of Signora Scotti and they being under an obligation to fulfil their engage ments with the fubfcribers in the beft manner they beg leave tc acquaint that Signer who has performed the part of firft woman ieveral years at has readily offered to fupply that part on THIS is to acquaint the That the fcage with four which goes from Deal to Canterbury three times a is now to be The for the to be fptfke with at the Kingshead at on and Friday nights or at the Flour de Luce in It will be advertiied This Day is price the fecond of THE LIFE and OPINIONSof TRISTRAM Paternofterrow and Ricbardfon and at the Royal For thBENSFiT of the AT the LockHofpital near HydePark on the 3eth of will be performed a New called M A N A S S E Set to M v s i c by W O R G A The vocal parts by and Mifs Firft Violin and a Concerto by TH1 No perfons to be admitted without which may be had at the following places Jamess Jamess ttreetj the Mount cofFee Grefvenor ftreet Georges coffee Templebar Rainbow Cornhilt 5 and at the To begin at half an hour after eleven oclock in the N H Tickets for the Galleries Bottom of the Chapel Five Books of the Oratorio to be had of Ri Pauls Churehyardi corner of Piccadilly New Bondltreet and at the Price For the letters R EC API PRO LEGE fee leyi L W W For the BENEFIT of and AT the TheatreRoyal in Tuesday the will be prefentcd a ING Powell s i Burton Mr Havard Leej Ki Mr Braafby Gentleman Packer j Hurft Bennetj Hopkins being her firft appearance m that With a and t End of the BADDELEY by parti cular defire will prefent the Audience with BUCKS HAVE AT VE There will be ao admittance behind the Tickets to be bad of at in Coventgarden and of at the ttagedoor where places may be takeni To the and Frteholaers of tht county of THE feat Member to reprefent the of Salop in parliament being now vacant by the death of Richard Efq your late worthy and being encouraged by many ot inv friends to offer myfelf a candidate to lucceed I take the moft early opportunity of mtreat Ing the faveirr of your appearance on my behalf at the General which will be held at Shrewf on the aSth to take the fenfe of the county on this occnfion and fhould I then be fo happy as to meet with your I will beg to Tolicit the favour of your votes and intereil in my art on the day of which will ever L kerned the highdt obligation wiiferred Your moft and faithjfcil humble r T H IP J ie wanted in a very great houfe in the in the warehoule way he Tuuft be a perfon ot great and and acquainted with as the chief management of the bufmefs will be left H himfowiS very bad ftate of health that at tends the perfon who at prefent conducts About wod will be required to be put into the trade not as a confideradon equal to the advantages he will but as an obligation necelfary to fo great a None but principals will be tieated with nor any apply bat people of the moft cha racter and whole actions will bear the ftncteit ex Letters directed fcr Poft paid to be left at the bar of Eartlettsbuildmgs coftes wilt be received anddulyattended J Weaver at the PaekHorfe and in near Bimopf returns fincere thanks to all his wlw have extremely kind in conti nuing fo much their fmce he was burnt out at the late dreadful fire in and now begs leave to acquaint them and the that he is removed into his which is now rebuilt on the fame fpot where his former and has laid in a large new and frefh aifortment of the melt fafluonable goods for the fpring which he is determined to fell on the loweft and humbly intreats his friends and former cnftomers to favour him with 3 continuance of their which will be ever efteemed as V rV near Ricbmond an by TAYLOR and Youth are care rally andexpeditiouily inftrutled in every neceffary accompliihraent for the public of or commercial pleutfuly iupphed vc pounua r pie ale to apply to in 2 WettminRer in Car ftreet at the in Vil 1 1 J it withwholefome decently accommodated with and all otiier at twelve pounds per annum For Long Yorkbuildings in II Soho m Black 1 riars in Bermondley in Bilhoo giteitreet or to at TciviniTs from ten to ow m and attends from ten to twelve U To the THING can teitify more evidently the high in which your j paper is than that the i j and propofais commftniii catcd therein to the public by your 1 many have j fo often been actually adopted and j i executed by the fupreme power jauiri on the that fo many injudicious which had their birth in tie moft auguft havs been explcded and brought to nothing by the folid objections and which have made their appearance thro the channel of the GAZETTEER while others are become the vehicle of perfonal abwfe and yours is hereby rendered an ufeful and ne ceflary means of intelligence between the governors and The juft complaints of the as not long fince fet forth in your concerning the very unequitable mode of the window tax iutro duced by the former no fooner than they reached the ears of the Lawgivers j and they were no fooner than it was reiolved to remowe this grievance upon the by adopting j the effence of the plan prepoied in with j fome alterations in the mode of When an ad miniftration is thus ready to hear the cries of lub what returns of gratitude and dutiful fubmif Con to the laws ought they to and may fonably expect to receive at our hands fuch is the virulent nature of like a magic it inverts appearance of every turns juft into and the tokens of liberty into badges of Of this condemned race 0f men we may truly that their dieth and their fife is never Could any of your except he were one of this have ever thought of imputing to the pre fent as a title of ignominy that they de the appellation ofAmericanEtiglifb OhLmay they in deferve that glorious by continuing to unite together thofe names in perpe tual And what does this objected title imply that after having compofed the tu mults in after having removedthe odious excife laws in one part of they have at length extended their views to the whole and undertaken the caufe of the lower middle ranks of by eafmg them of an illconcerted and unjuft tax inftead of they have com pelled the noble and who were before in great meafure to pay now their proper and equitable hare of the For inftead of one fliilling a window under there will now be paid but twopence under fifteen and inftead of one and fixpence above there wTH now be paid but eightpence under twentyfive but the affluent who poffefs pompous which they feldorn and gilded whicli they neither ufe nor will be made now to pay two hillings for every window above So that while the tax is diminHhed on thofe who can leaft afford to it is raifed on thefe who have more than andtherebywill produceagreater revenue by a year than it did Partymen if ye cenfure this plan ye for obI taining light aaA i I there is who ftiles himfelf a j that becaufe inftead windows being excufed from paying any tax at j according to the new regulation will be exj cufed and this he calls a cruel But to what i will this cruel tax to the notable fum of one hilling and twopence a It was only under his but happily exploded Mi every window paid one that there could be room for that Surely no poor man can have reafon to if be can enjoy fix and rooms without paying any window at all and may now enjoy eioht more for two and fourpence a No Poor in the werld caa boaft offo much lenity hewn to While fome factious fpirits thus attempt to mifre prefent this new regulation as prejudicial to poor I take a different by exciting the landed Gentlemen againft as they a fecond land tax in and only differing from it in Yet neither is this in the more juft and in the tax on windows muft Lll though not upon traders and im mediately at and as nuich as any taxes can af fect them and I wifli that all taxes on trade and manufacturesJJthe productions of this ifkind were raifed hy nreans of this equitable window To manifeft the truth of this it muft be con that a landed tftate of a yerir has gene rally btitone farmlioufe upon and therefore pays 1 was for thefe that I faid in a former t an equitable window tax ought to be an inleperable companion to an equitable land in order to operate as a counterpoife to it and by balancing the difproportion of the one tax againft the difpro of the the revenues of thofe who live in towns againft the revenues of thofe in will thereby render the burden equal or equitable upon the whole There is only one fett of inhabitants whom fuch z ballance of the two taxes would not effectually that wealthy monied men but I have already pointed out a remedy for by obliging if poffeffing at ieaft above twentyfive in i ilead of two millings to pay double or tmlete i they can preiUice receipts for certain fuecified pay ments of the land It is To be r that the Miniftry will go on to render the wiadow tax as perfect and equitable as according as they hereafter gain new lights and information from the ftate of the collections concerning the num ber and quality of houfes in the When thev have done and not till we hope to fee thofe really cruel taxes on taken off for and their pro duct raifed by the more equitable mode of the win dow the put if his is be property of and that mfuits and are the rewards of his hcueft endea ni do hear him lam come the oppreffion v If luch calamitous fcenes as thefe are not to excise for heavens fake what is j not fuch puMic grievance a fpesdy re The wound is aireaciy with it behoves are inveiled with to ap ply a healing before it bsccmei totally in Or all the deplorable misfortunes that be fall that of famine is the moft dreadful and Let butrhe wretch who glories in quired by his iniquitous prac in the fans condi To the Integer feelerefyue Non eget Mauir jaculis neque Nee venenatis gravida fagittis Fufce pbareira Ho Ode HEN I undertook to write in defence of the I little any one could have the effirontry to eppofe meafures evidently intended for the public and parti cularly calculated to redrefs the miferies of the in jured if carried into However G W has convinced that I am miftaken in my and that there is ftill a fett of men ex jftin on whom the cries and tears of the neceffitous make no He very politely informs his that what and fome of your ingenious hr if he ha not fued for he inuit certany feel a refiecl that exptnce of and chat has poor to faisfy his to Declaim let have written on the fubject of has no other tendency than to trumpet up to with an air of felf charges roe with reprefentmg an wry in the time of plenty with propofing imprafticable which would only open a door to by which I might be the greateit in the concluiion and finisheshis pompous accufatios with a that if Or pro ceed we hall not pafs Before I attempt to defend what I have already I muft affure my that I am not eaiily Confcious to myfclf of ha faid but I will merit the approbation of the lioneft and virtuous part of man I defpife the empty threats and mfigmficant b av does oFan annonymcus writer Pray tell him S that my name is no fecret and if he is a man of fuch confequence as he pretends does he not come out of the w nfirm what he hft fuMclj afferted Or why does he not candidly point out fuch as will effectually prove that our fufpiuons ands are be flow congratulating for bringing about the fortunate If we are iituated in the land of then th circumftances of this artificial famine are much more Bread excepted the price of all other neceffiriesiFlfc were never 3 The deteftable combma tionsoffbreftallers and have ahead reduced multitudes to The great carcuj tion to which he has brou in life is a reproach to hv out a patent conipundiion for his Let him his ill gotten wealth is the blood of hi s crta pierced the vkals of And if no are or capable of his obdurst him ferioufly that tbcrt who has exprefsly declared that the poor arc the objsils of his fatherly prote6tion and and provoked by his multiplied may lilt his avenging andhuilhis thunder on his guilty For cnes of the poor enierelb into the ears of the and he is a God thai ngardab ini I cannot difmifs this without taking notice of in refpecl How rigoroufly foever I could wifli to fee the laws put in execution and would to hea ven they were I fhould be ferry to have them con ducted by a fett of in fome cafes when under proper in a general may be pronounced with monopa the moft accurfec trile that God ever per mitted to plague The poor can never expect to fee an alleviation of their much lefsa thorough redrefs of their kw is left to the direction of mfn infiu other motive than that of another opportunity point out a in fome already ductive of more eire courfe tc as I an ready the bounds p I fliall conclude cbfei threats ncr perfuafans fhal deter whenever I perceive tiie pear CUMBRIANS To the p R I N T E IN order tb excufe the unnfcefTary orpreiiiou the poor that is intended by the nal it is affirmed by the adininlbratKn of thofe houfes which have formerly fcad eight and that the inhabi tants ftopped up one inorder to evade the Now fuppofihg this to be though ii haps is Foratbeft k fan be founded on nothin but a bare yet it not hi th kit extenuate the intended grievance for udmitrinp that fo many windows have been ftoppd up on count of the yet may it not be as fanlv th it the inhabitants could not for them At if preemption he rn gument the Miniiiry can bring for the I it ftrong againft and all are much dearer th ever they were known and for that rear the FOUR HUNDRED r have only SEVEN windows in their the adminiitration now propole to o been excufed as This new windowtax is laid to annually But fuppofing it houici not fay the we inre it uill ra for as there are no kis are certain that that will bJJng in upwards ot is o s half as to remainder of the mc who a whilft lii arcan with numbers of unhappy frrlv chifto hand therefultof a capital n thin undergo a lingering and fee theni it va lies involved in the fame rum from whefe diabolical vVhile ui nconcernfcdl iy aaifenes ful devallation of the human ana every fentiment of humanity and tons with the live i i because 3 as exct and liberties of his 1CiL HO eater window tax than a houfe of the fame di in a which for not above a occupied by fome trader or ma nufacturer it is that the principal fhare of the window tax muft fall on But in i to he the cafe is quite theoppofite an eftate of a year pays in pflpportion to the varue of the not the houfe upon u exaggerated c r j j Whatever may think T have now is fictitious Whatever cfn afure that partiality nor have no ftare in th s If he will be at the S e of examiU into the fituation ot many fashes in this and Icending into the more diftant parts o ne dorfi he will be thoroughly convinced of the a city of my He will meet wuh the in doftrious no ways with extra without wirti nothing but the moft gloomy profpeft before eves his helplefs with piteous de manding while unhappy has Tne oggive He may fee thofe hands which preferved them from wretchednefs by now I own feeble and languid through continual Sd the excdlwe dearnefs of the He may fee who formerly lived UappJy and by his diligent application to agncul now drooping and d fluddenng the expectation of his impending He aajJ tear ha I think they K upon oove and the peo s no bat have v i v are o nuibiroi Thar take care care oh and index ol and ftrong in writing thee p cates for the iefs and to expofb the prrjiity of ths in laying an additional burthen um who at this initant find it fo very port what they are already obligee to be they are abfolutely inlfeitl of they had a much fairer and much Uced envy vleto and think onger and I from any dunk to the on the 1 eibem rhe as fcl eople of IP claim to than the declare I do not fa this Americans low and entertain the mod ccrdial for them but I ever and itiil oi that they ought to pay a moderate proportion of be neceffaryto fjpport hislvjaieiv 3 0 U S B K B E P 1
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