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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 22, 1766, London, Middlesex H A Y M A R K E By MAJESTYS AT the OPERA in the HAY on Monday the zjth will be performed fc called KING Lear by B A R R Y 5 Johnfon Aikm farthe firft time Davis Hurft Palmer Murden The E E Caftle Cornwall Keen Od Lewis Matthews Gentleman HAMILTON Worley Moeorge The comedy of the PHOVCKED HUSBAND is obliged to be poilponid on account of ihe mdif pofitionofa principal performer 3 but will be per formed on Wednefday Firil Gallery Upper Gallery The pit and galleries to bs opened at five the at To begin exactly at No perfon can be admitted behind the Ladies are defired to lend their fervants at four to keep Places to as of at the Little Vivant Rex THE muSical entertainments will be continued every Admittance one lulling each The daors ta be opened at five and the muuc to begin precisely at There will be a new Under the direc tion of and FRBEHOLDERS qftbt Ctunty rlS Maiefty having been graciously pleafed to 1 ppyinrtne jointly with Lord to be rayroaSter of the my feat parliament is thereby became vacant j I therefore humbly mtreat the honoer of your vote and intereft at the next afluring you of my fteady attachment to the and liberties of this and of my my grateful attention to the and prtfperity of my who upon fo many Shewn fuch an affectionate regard to Their mcft and Tfsrtfitld Aus Moft obliged humble fiarcjm 5 GEORGE The misfortune I have met with in breaking my I plead my excuie tor not making a perfonal application at XHE Pan Propofal for the Eftablifh mjmt of an Academy for the Elementary ation of Children of which has been prefeared U a great number of perfons ot qua lity and is actually carrying into execution at Norlands near two miles from the As tlie numberpf fo tfeofe who are de iirtTrt of retaining places far any time between this and we defired to gm Some time in THIS Will be SOLD by THE remainder of ths whereof fifty five we of DEVONSHIRE being a capital fitttttftiaDevon now in the occupation of SAMWEL who is going to remove to the boufe late in Spitalfields the faid haule having lately been fub tantially new fronted and and contains on the ground floor an elegant large hall and two three parlours and four clofets compleatly Ihe cielings 13 fret high a very convenient fide bo rd with water laid into and a Itone paved lofty fcullery with pump and large fink two clofets and two large rfiens and a E W housekeepers with three the whole very ufefully fitted us with good light and three vaults underneath an excellent ttone a large KESEKVOIR for and a torce puirtp to con vev water up two pair of Stdrs alfo two pair com Wjdiotfs light back ftaircafes to the firft and fe tond and which contain on the firft floor five large rooms and a with coved cielings 14 feet and a cornpleat water with a ciitern and ink m an adjacent and two other clofets with lockers and helves a eallary leading to a large nurfery and with wo lage light clofets faShed and wamfcottedj two fervants four lirge feven other clofets with convenient cloathHockers and on the upper floor are four large light very commodious a fine laundry ia feet and two finks to convey away Near the front great door in the Square js a liindSbme iron railed entrance a large wne 90 fret n feet and 24 feet Jett at a though worth mere and the ground rent of the is a The vardis an of 78 feet by 6j part paved and t art pitcbed with a colonade fcreen to the entrance of the and a of three dry ware w tee by wivh an coach and a very largeVfiSEHVOtR for wuh a drinking cittern Sor a lofty ftable with lix flails a corn corn and coachman s room another urea parted with iron and planted with feet bV and by a brick wall 18 ftet and two rows of blank iafned windows a ttone door oannel and dialin the on ths left fide whereof is alarge light neceflary neatiy and dry warehoiifes 13 feet by with craae Sir RANDOLPH uled for hemp and pot and has a back door into Gravellans likeuifc a front gall try pew m ths with another behind it or the a faculty from the At which lime will be fold feyeral marble ftatues a capital original bronze of Gi OAK N i procured by the Baron DE of Florence and like ufe Some capital among them the Bjttlrt A Le s a laborious workcf two able Italian highly md ht for a large hall bSre ii feet by 5 witnin the frame the rmmphal Entry into Uariuss are feet by and put inta cnrved neat laber nacte painted Sundry Uw glaies and Ita lian caMnets whereof particulars will be givoi public and catalogues AT Skelton and under the Piazza of Excha is to be heard of a YOUNG of about 13 years of who underftands the and Spanifh lan has foms knowledge of the arid of Bookkeepingj has an undeniable character and would be glad to he as underclerk to a or wholefale wanting fuch a by leaving a linejfcgjjjjefted as mall be duly waited For the letter sfign ITIZEN CI Cock and Owl AN Totbe GRAND and FREE HOLDERS cftbe county Gentlenvn anil Brother F was with equal indignation and grief I perufed your intended ad drefs to our Members oa the fub jecl of the Land now lying in the hands of IH this time of public when the infurreclions of the ma nufacturers and poor fliew their cafe to be truly def when the weight of added to the dearnefs of provifions makes it even difficult for the moft induftrious and frugal among them to fupport their miftrable beings j in this time of public dif is it and grievous to the higheft to fee the rich and opulent freeholders of the county of with their High Sheriff and the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury at their ad dreffing their Members for a reduction of the land and to have part of that burthen thrown upon the already expiring trade and manufactures of the kingdom It feems to be the general fenfe of the that the money raifed by our taxes and excife falls too much upon the trading and lower clafs of people and that an equal and an advanced land tax is a thing moft devoutly to be wilhed an expedient that would make the wealthy proprietors of ths foil con tribute in a larger than they do under the prefent partial to the fupport of Go But the freeholders of the county of are manifeftly of a contrary and think that they already pay too much though f greatly are their eftitei improved in that it certain they do not pay halt ib much asthey ought to the land according to the in and true meaning of that But let us attend a little to the ftrength of your In your addrefs you thatne ceilaries of all kinds being very you would be glad to have the land tax reduced and defire your Members to ufe their utmoft endeavours to obtain that redrefs ex tremely defirons to give the finishing ftroke to by the impofitijn of a or anvil ion and a half per annum more on to reduce our free born artizans and manufacturers to a ftate of diltrefs never endured by the Spartan and unknown even to the moft Wretched of the human Negroes of our Weft Indian iflands the interelt of their it is ecures a to the latter j would willingy preclude the former from a poflibility of fubfifting by the utmoft induftry many of I have the un happinefs to have it not in their even with the greateft frugality and to pro cure an abfolute fufficiency for themfelves and But allowing the freeholders cafe to be as deplor able as you reprefent what mutt be the cafe of thofethat have no freeholds and if their caff is al ready worfe than not having to fupport them under the preffure of how very deplorable wil it when they are obliged to carry your burthens alfcx For mould part of the land tax be remitted to the weight will fall heavier upon will be all your I biufh for your and every perfon above the bare qualification of a voting whofe name is fixed to fo contemptible a and moft heartily defpife their cruel and felfilh May they meet with the contempt they Partial taxations and peculiar privileges which are fo many infringements of the natural rights of man kind have been the ruin of many How often did the juft refentment of the bring the Roman ftate to the brink of deftruftion and to the fame caufe may be attributed the change in the Danifli conftltution from limited to abfolute mo anno But the they can get a reduction of a fliilling or two in the pound of the land will be utterly regardlefs of whit may be the confequences of fuch a reduction to their For my I fee reafon why the trading intereft at the nation Should be facrificed to the landed 5 I am clearly of another and think that the former is of greater con fequerice thaa the Look for a moment upon and view the horrors of a landed arifto I pray God to avert that fcourge from this Wicked as we fure we are not fo fu premely fo as to merit that Certainly the have no right to ftarve the other part of the nation to Oppreffion and impofition can not fail of exciting refentment in the moft degene rate bofom and who can blame thefe who no bly and decently aflert their natural rights I am fure I My fellow I fmcerely hope no other county will follow your example in addrefiing their Members for a reduction of fo equitable a tax 5 I firmly believe that no in this time of public when pur manufacturers and poor are dying piecemeal for will be found cruel enough to move to have any the leaH part of the national burthen taken from the moulders of the rich and opulent to add to the diftrefs of thoft who have neither property to procure them nor employment to procure them berad Whoever it that drew your ad he is entitled to the thanks of the For in pleading the dearnefs neceffaries as an argu ment in favour of a retluftian of the land Jie has afligned an unanfwerable reafon for the neceflity of an augmentation of The produce of the earth is now at near double the price it was but twenty years ago and who is benefited by fuch advance Mani feftly the landed interelt For the injury done by this advance tn every other part of ths community is great beyond all defcrip Ae you unreafon contidsring that you have for fp many years laid the nation under a heavy called a to facilitate the exportation of your corn confidently that by ihis by and by letting many farms to one contrary to an exprefs you have doubled the value of your eftates considering that you have thrown the provifions of the nation into the hands of monopo and are at this very time exacting by your agents the farmers at lead twenty millions fterling per from the by an arbitrary ad vance upon provifion and the other produce of the earth I confulering thefe are you not unreasonable in defiring a reduction of the land tax f with rafpecl ony to the great incrcafe in the national debj thefe circumftances out of the quef tion ought at leaft to ftand as it does in time of and to be doubled in time of If you will not allow that you are unreafonable in you will confefs that your fentimerits are tolerably well expreffed in the following with which recommending it ftrongly to the next county that addiefles I fliall conclude this the High Gentlemen of the Grand and other Freeholders of the county of confidering that every iiecefiary and convenience of life is greatly advanced in to the great detri ment of thofe who have no but to our great benefit and defire you to ufe your ttre nuous endeavours in the next fernons of parliament fora reduction of tax as it has permitted us to exaft what price pleafe for the produce bj within thefe few we have near doubled the value of bttt that this fmall favour will be granted us and the trifle of a million per at taken from ourfkoulders and laid upon our the traders and manufacturers of this We requeft you not to entertain the leaft fcruple that fuel an attempt will be looked upon as confideriag that corruption aod felfifhnefa prevail univerfally among all orders and degrees of mm and defire you to confide in our afljrances that a for that purpofc will be received with thegreatoft pleafure by every Member of the As to who thus publicly ftand forth in fup port cf the provided we can carry ouf we hall difregard the inveftives of the en and contemn the cenfures of that very in considerable part of virtuous I Your very humble Auguft A fjThe following letters art come to band A Conftant Reader and Cuftoruer pointed Landlord A Eighth Letter ta PHILO PAUPER IS To the PKINTER of the rP feems to be a ruling maxim in judging ot great that the goad may decline from but tbtbadcan never became The former part rf this maxim is ceminly true yet what rrobable foundation have v e to avply it to an amiable cha th t has nver yet given the lead preofof his having changed his principles or conduct But as to the htter part of this I mud confefs I fee nothing in it but and a glaring con tradiction to the naturs of human life For how frequent is it that bad men change their principles and and become truly virtuous and worthy members or fociety may require very evident proofs in a great man j but I it cannot be deemed The moft incontestable charges againft a Great His accepting a His being His quitting the Houfe of As to the firft article I have already given wiy that accepting a Title is not criminal in As to his being it is a matter of doubt to me but real I cannot make it out to be an injury We in an age when great abilities and virtues areVs much refpec led in a ftate of poverty as Without abi lity to make a Suitable what a defpi cable figure mult a man make in the company of Prin ce had he ten thoufand per which I believe he has not who among that remem bers his would wiSh him to havelefs Con fiderhis and family and how inconfiderable a fum is his whole income if a penfion is the reward of Should he not be the laft man we would wiSh unrewarded His fmall his are all honourable and Suitable to the moft facred laws of his country But fuppofing there be no proof of his patriodfm till he hat given up his and ferve his country a mere I Should be very glad to know if thofe who call upon him to act fo would infure him ss much influence in the fervice of his country as he may have in his prefcnt Situation We may call him or what harjl we pleafe but if we would treat as would wifli to be we ought not to without cejiTiue without an tothe laft articej t fee no impropriety iii as every one knows that he was not capable of attending the ftrvice oftlm Houfe as he had done j I am confident that whoever knows his mo mult that in changing his lie lias in tha left his or in his fervent to promote the welfare of his Thefe are the and humble fihtiments of private man j and if founded on reafon and jufticej why ftioiild we liften to the insinuations of men wha wifb to fee him as bad a they to bririjj him down to a level vHth If we woud wilh for his future warin I think we ought to encourage his labours by hoping the father than by foreboding the worlt of As to the Pynfent eftate was ever any undue influence in obtaining it Watitde vifed and given in a legal manner it not been fo would it have come to the poor re lations or rich An old left a young lady an whom I afterwards It appeared that the old 1 idy left an aged relation a baftard filter entirely destitute I to have given up the be caufe the old lady took no care of Jo a rela tion I made the woman an allowance during her life but can never accufe mySilf of nith hold ing that from Inr which might Lave been her had her halflifter made her in ker I cannot but hope that the great man uncUr consi is as innocent in accepting an tftate as I was in marrying Tie letter in your paper of the 1 Signed was or the man muft be mad wit who wrote To the PRINTER of the The following Utter contains the Subrtance account 1 have rec ived from of very dreadful fire which happened there Isft W My own humanity has been fo much intereftec that I Should never forgive if I did communicate it to the who mty p rh be by thLs reprefentation of the voy vere fufteriugs of ther to cc tribute towards their Be pleafed to fc ward my good of Serving the unfo through the channel of your lyly dear YOU no have heard a great deal ol the dreadfolesriararty wnicn has befallen us fince my laft to you You will expeel fotne atcuunJ of it from or I Should at his rerive thofe miferable fatal fire was occa as is generRlly the by not taking pro per care of the cand at bid It began in a warehouse filled combuftible and broke out in the dead of the Such is the bad police of this that we are not provided with any Sort of watch and the firft notice was from the houfe on The young man by wiiofe negligence it faved his life but after running fame time about the with marks of and has not fmce been heard of but the mnfter of a who lodged in the fame was and his Sat has Something particularly unfortunate in ii j for on receiving the inltead of going through one of the windows next the which lie might have done without he Attempted his efcape from one in the back part of the to which the fire was driven by the and the poor man jumped upon a red hot where lie was broiled to long pell of dry weatrer prepared rvery like touch for receiving the and an un commonly Strong wind gave fuch fvuy and to that different parts of the town v ere up at the fame time 5 fo that they thought themfelves out of the reach of were gone from home to afliit their distant were prefently called off to fecure their own which by the time of their return were half con The fire foon poiTeffed itfelf of Broad the principal one in the as well en account of the goodnefs of the as the valt quantity of mer chandize lodged in made more particularly valu able at this by the imports from Europe and for the annual confumption of the and by the commodities of the Sent there to be in readinefs for loading the veifels in The violent progress which it was now gave us all the moft dreadful apprehenfions the flames burfting out from different the Shrieks of women and and the eonfufion from multitude of teYrified afforded fuch difmal fcenes of diftrefs as no other country ever The rum ran about the Streets like a river of and conveyed the to diftant places out of the cur rent of while directed by die aid was no lefs pernicious in pro pagating the other merchandize helpelfonthe Shops which were filled with the iron rnarfufaclure for plantation as added an intenfity to the hentfc that nothing could and HO endeavours could There were now no hopes for this very rich part of the and the poor fuSFerers faw all then1 attempts Hitherto employed without re Straining every nerve to refcufeme of the moit material parts of their there had beett no time for thinking but now thingbeing given up for they were left to their own re Their former and their prefent firuations prefent They slrerfdy feel the proud mant alW hear the cryina wants cf their Starving Aumannatwre withstand thefe
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