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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 25, 1766, London, Middlesex Gazetteer and New Daify T E A for iii V M A R f A I V f COMPANY in theIlAY z will beper Alba filled J L A B A R R V j Aickiri Davis Hurft Burgundy Mar Jen Mri LEE MGebrge j Cattle j Old Fiilt Matthews j Second Mr Powel Gzniiiman Worley Mi fs Mad en Boxes Firft Gaflery Upper Gallery is The pit and galleries to be opened at five the boxes at To begin exactly at No fceadmmed behind the Ladies aredefired to lend their fervants at four fo keep V Placet to be as of at the Vivant Kex The comedy of the PROVOKED HUSBAND is to be pottponed on accaurvt of the indif pofiion of a principal performer but will beper fcre ion Wednefday For mt ouFORTUNATB IT is the honourand felicity of all who bear the name f in prefimt that they oniy to acquainted wtth the more ftrikihg calamities of human to alleviate according to thek reipectiVe ijpeedily and Alfgorope with the public hand Jed to relieve and maintain our very tnt mitit wnen and during the fate war and effectually to thrown on om coall by on the return of It befuperfluouso frame an ela borate ni of our tfrethreu and reduced to the ievereit diftre by the late calamity in theextrath printed letters written on the fpeak for jBy inevitable where no insurance is pracnca the of the moll opulent inhabitants in a few dreadfully impaired and the little All of in lubordination to by honeftdiiigence and induftry iought a was totally Thelois moderately computed at THREE HUN DRED THOUSAWDPOUNDS As a parcel until the benevolence of the public couki be generally of the perfrns j more immediately intereited in the joined by 1 the A ght Honouiable Lord the Worfhip ful the Saiters Samuel WiUram Charles and John JSlqrs Coleman and Walker nd James Alexander and a Lady have f ub of which will be imme diately fcnt tcy liarbadoes in AfUe KiiigV laft Sir John William Daniel Laf John Philiu George W Alexander Walker Daniel John Robert and Jofeph Efqrs Jacobftlack Frederick Somers Jjhn and then pre fent together with Nathaniel Efq and John Jirown every contributor of or were ap pointed to meet at Lloyds at twelve on Wednefduy the i3th of and every Wednefday fortnight for the manage ment of this Backwell and Pallmall Child and Sir Jofeph Hankey and Sir Charles Afgill and Sir Richard Glyn and Browns Fuller and and Lee and Ay in the are appointed to receive dona tions for this laudable to which the fmalleft contribution will be and thankfully although it claims the maft liberal attention of the affluent and Auguft Extraffi ef Letters rtceiveJfrsm Barbados Jince the dreadful May The moft fatal occurrence has befallen our podr the night of the a fire confumed twothirds of and the principal traders are burnt fhall fcarce be ftbleto recover from lofs cannot fall fliort of half a million cannot enlarge on fuch a dreadful fubiecV We have Differed frsm the moft lamenta Wefire in that ever was known in the Weft 140 hoafes and ftores are bid in affies Iflmdder to relate it much of the prefent w crop of and more of is 1 arrived on Monday unfpeakably frock ed atmy entrance of to fee the greater part of BridgeTown deftroyed by jooo and ftores are and many mutt be irretrievably did the Ifland receive fw fevere a and we fear it will not recover in produce is and the poorer inhabitants are very Our fituation juft now is moft diftrefs fulj the greateft cf our where the ableu i s reduced to The lots in dry and can notfaHfarftiort of gin gef and lome I expected to have lent you more catfcs titan a third part of ray crop fell a facrifice to the Neyerthdefe I more for others who are mifcjflbly ko the world again when the greatfeft part of their days are fpent than for f hope hisMajjfty an 1 the mother coun w try the many wreiched of tfft jr price This SieCojrV of SHORT of the POLITICAL LIFE an4 rRANSACTlONii of a late Right To which is A FULL JtefOTATJftH of an insidious fuppofed to be pubkfttfi tinder the faoiVion of a very popular An EK IR y into the Conduct a tCwUt And a in noftrer to a M Aft EtAJrttfATiOH af the Principles and boafted of a lato JRigfcC The MASTER of the CEREMONIES AT tne LONG THIS DA2f the will be performed A CONCERT Of VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL M U S I The vocal parts by Mifs Thomas and The firlt with by Baumgarten a balTaon concerto by Miller a hautboy certo by Eiffert a violoncello concerto by Paxtpn To begin exaftiy at even After the Concert will be 3 A L five Vivant Rex Tickets to be hid at Pons near Leicetterfields PaaLs Pauls church yard near the Royal Exchange and at the It will be To be SOLD by On Thurfday npHE unexpired TERM of a cohv J mencing the of December for a term of of a in near Bow a be longing to MARSHALL re tiring irt the At the lame time will be part of his HOllSHOLD The whole to be viewed and to the time of Catalogues to be had of William ca binetmaker and in FenchurchKreet and of in James ilreetj Sunhillfields and at the p ace of The purchafer of the leafe may have pof fefllon on Michaelmas day after the time of and all taxes SELLING off under PRIME By Order of the in TRADE of HENRY man and toy the corner of Variety of gold and fine ornamental T ton nay ts prici A N ODE to the Legilhtor Elecl of on hrs being preventtd from entering on his high Of fice of by a fit of the Printed for Pauls Printed for ia in the f3 Far the Ittters Jtgned CA F0 JAMES R1PLEY LOVETT HUMPHRY A laft To the PRINTER of the f is now commonly faid by a cer tain fett of What has the late Great Commoner done to of fend the public Is it or in the leail degree culpable to ac cept of a Peerage from a worthy Pejmce Has he not corne into the adminiftration in coofeqaence of the requeft of his j Sovereign and the concurring dsfires of Why then aft this torrent of abufc ngainft him Was this the whole ftate of the in could be more ablurd than to cenfure fo much innocence and fo much A difpofition to ua dergo the carts of at the command of fo amiable a muft appear to all mankind in a very laudable hut can an without re fponfibility annexed be underftood to be a bending of his heck to the yoke of Government Or did no traces of a fecret influence appear in a late ne gotiation I know who they are who if they a negotiation inftituted by the Fa vourite for the fake of removing out of the Houfe of Commons a popular who had often flood in his way and the whole world is fenfible that the Favourite has now foriiied an adminiftration in which the name of the late Great Commoner muft Cover that of Lord or be expunged out of the rolls of office at his I am not ignorant that the Favourite it holds them their principles equally but he facrifices his own opinion to the dsfire of revenge on a late which always oppofed though he was confcious to himfelf that that if al lowed to continue in would have eftablifhed our right of taxation over America without 1pilling one drop of and in the moft conftitutional manner but he could no otherwife depofe that ad He could not drive them from power but by handing into place a let of and granting to the naming Patriot apermimon tochufe his well knowing that their divifions and abilities will prevent their uniting in any meafures of and of courfe conftralrt them to fub mit to his that he may terminate their perplexities by definitive The Favourite alfo that the msment he could bring the Patriot to accept of a which muft be held dur ing his popular contempt would fucceed popular applaufe and for this reafon he fubmhted to the lats Commoners interim of his help that he might gain a point of fuch confe quence to the final liability of his own as is the definition of the Patriots This is the great point the Favourite has affiduoufly labour ed for many and is at laft attained by the mu tability of the There a few fo blind to futurity as to imagine that the late Commoner will not connect himfelf with a man whom he has fo lately aud fo publicly branded with the name of enemy to But thefe Gentlemen will not recolleft the inconml ent life of the tramlated If they they would fee that a the very reverfe of what they contend is on the point of Has it not been the whole tenor of his life to his moil public what he had a little be fore moll publicly difapproved of We have hitherto feen in him that public approbation conflantly file deeded public difapprobation and what reafon have we fc fuppfe that the air of Northend hasaltered the naturalbent of his genius We cannot fuppofe him improved in his principles by the company he has kept fiiittlis Came to uhlefswfi will fancy that a fubmimon to accept of a lucrative fincecuie office dependent on the will of the is an evidence cf his having attained a fuperior degree of virtue and One virtuous fay the is enough in any nation at one time but we are nt as yet reduced lo fo low an ebb with repeft to public Lord Temple ftands in the gap for the liberties of his but he lands not The defection of the late Commoner will give life to that minority which laft winter fought by a law to fhiehhmr liberty and property from the oppreilive invasions of That minority is fully fenfible of the ncceffity cf an adminiftration leaning on the broadzft that upon connexions withall the great families of that fo the very idea of oppofivion maybe added to power and import ance and the Miniftry may not be able to figure therafelves a felfifh intereft inconfiftent with the real interefts of their countiy and die good of the whole Who fees not that a Miniftry cf this fort maft revive eur national and no other Miniftry can anfwer our purpofe Lord has an unqueltionaHe right to our warmeft gratitude for propofmg an ad miniftration of this But what are we indebted to the injudicious refufing to clofewiththisreafonablepropofaljandadoptib no ble and difinterelled a planqf The bare narration of the without that the Patriot had either with his party left his or come under foperiur which the propofil in queftion was Let the Great Commoners friends chure which fide thry will of the the confluence bears equally hard againft their unleis they will affirm that a placed on fo broad a would be liable to every which with be urged againft an ndminiltrati n compofed of a few uncapable who will dilcourage all perfons that will not fign their political and declare for America againft The Favourite well knows that an adrninfkation proceeding on fuch narrow fococtempti ble in the eyes of the wilespart oiF the will foon themfclves odious to all England and therefore he mtif defireto fee all entnties coin prized in fo rotten hearted a iliru they all at once may beentirely deprived of the public eitimai The Patriot and his coadjutors hfsve themj felvei to fill into But are bkfTrd with I many wife and many great whole unceafmg j endeavours for an adminiftration leaning on the broadefl and fupported by the bt ft maxims of will we hope one day prevail to the utter cbnfuuon tf the felf corrupting party which now ganifcn at When we Lord Temples in But fuch is Englilh fuch the diffatisfactions of my A patriot who builds hie fame on lo a foun dation as popular but little confiusrs the caprice and inconftancy of the and how eafily they are mifkd by falfe appearances and nat tering The good people of however fteady they may be in other yet their in affaLs of this is extremely unftable and unfcttled governed more by levity than by prejudice than Te nacious of rights in fome meafure Spread but the that they are threatened and iit and how univerfal is the Liber one of the principal bkflings we ta the fpirited exertions of cur in pofmg an arbitrary amUawefs power this I in the fupport of which we are fo clamou though no immediate harm is or yet are under continual doubts and but little under ftood though by it we were from civil and ecclefiaftical from the and penalties of a Star and tlje of cruelty and In thefe conM the happinefs and lenity of our government thefe are the privileges which we ought to preferve and fo ft ufe as not abulLig nor let that na tural freedom we of chfclofing our thoughts and opinions matters of betray into licnld judge with and reafon from fafts we and We fliould examine the the man we would condemn with Uriel if fosnd fubvetfiye to public welfare and th n it is time to llrip off the Tpecious and expofe them 5n native That our prefent pariy writers influencedby different is too evident tu Their the late negotiation with the r we can obfenre in thie former a molt laud able comluft worthy cf thehigfeett and irf the latur the aftion of an errandbearer making a that cool indifference whicrt indie a defire that it fhall be andfpeaks the beartr to be direct ed in his Every difcermng man I h agree to juflke of this is the clue that guides us t5 the fecret fpring of fuch mif terioss and who Ls the prime mover in that There the fti traces of a fuperior direction and give us tounderlland that the feparation of the Patriot from his who often fupported his was one of the main objecls in From hence we alfo to our ftrongly America operates in Biitifh and how baneful her influence is to This is the firft and I hope it will be the that ever was formed upon American How low are we that a relative to the taxing power of our parliament over the colonie fhould be the teft of patriotifm in England already corrie to that the firft and greateft families in our country lhail be banifhed from the national coun ells becaufe they are humbly of opinion that the par liament of Britain may lawfully exercife the fame power overltheBritifh colonies which the Sovereign of every other European ftate exercife over the colonies dependant on that When we are already come to what may not be fate hereafter fear and be ye inhabitants cf Old while it is in your to interpofe in your own behalfj leafta fhort time fhould deprive cf the menns of aad baryyour liberties a heap of Ame rican The Favourite has got a Deputy as intrepid on the boiilcrous fea of politics as he is ti and as changeable in his opinions as the moft variable wind in its A letter from a gentleman in town to his friend in the L E T T E R YOU defire me to give you a brief account of the prelent ftate of politics and religion in this The former will affjrd you but lirtle en except you can be plealed with the biaf fedaniraadverfionsof fools and hirel the dull pidtion This day Lord refigntd his place we hear that the Duke of fuc ceeds fiuftuating is our which occafions contentions between the Ins and proceeding from a quite different principle thanchat of a patriotic zeaUor ihe intereils of their though with fo much warmth they feem to efpoufe jts and deliver their fenti ments on men and The prefent alterca tions are little elfe but the fpurbus offsprings of re venge and Much lefs would you be plcafed with charafteriltical aid illibe ral reflections on a noble luijel that en e Sa a by here tirely exercifes the pens tf our witsand Thereproaches of fcorn and contempt levelled at are dmoft as general as they are on the recent behavLvsr of a if tried by the above crteri be found very vsgue and fupcruciil without the leaft they in queftion the integrity of the defer vedly re was dd for thofe eminent fervices he has done them and was he to re tire froin all public no mart kml us his counfei has clone enough 10 entitle him as well tpjvrefent as poflhumous hut he who expects a return what he has clone from this can infure hiinfelf of it but n fhort To be the favourite of the people is an ho nour much fooner acquired than ihe idol before whom they bow fo extravagant is th ir affecVim or antipathy turn of nf becomes only 1y its former a more confpicuous mark fov to boot their at like tliegod Bell of the it and is tnmped under Henour and Disgrace are amoft tVe latter trends on the heels of viour of his country is now its word among the thsflViititec meet its where muft flie it For every pr to of Jioncfl j i with natural the zal hs exerted himfelf for the public and boldly ilept forth when his country flood in need of his from the fcunility with which the noble has been though whilo a eve ry tongue re founded the name of and with tit loudeft acclamations of can we regard it in any other light than as a direct affront to nobi lity as if a great a man railed to dignity and could not be a good man What rea fon have they to fuppofe that he has changed hi with his name if Wetflay judge of the future actions by the we ought flill to tain our former nor doubt his fidelity till a different behaviour convinces us of the Let us then quietly wait the fanner con duct the public has all along approved his ruuire they cannot be acquainted Their cenfures are therefore noftXiunded on confluences but cm jecture butits the prefect are angrj What has he dene is lie called to fo vere an account dire to has accepted a But if tkles become only thofe whole aclions are and if thefe give the former a real luftre and gicatnefs on fhe other they arc but fhining marks of infamy to the man wlfo would baely Jell his country from fordid and lucrative envy herfelf but confefs that the Peerage conferred on fo emi nent a whofe great merit was hrs only but crowning his becaufe it is not good in a though in a moral to adopt this thatvirtue is its own reward that the confciournefs of having done no more than what is the duty of man to do in a ftate of whofe welfare or destruction is common to is a fufficient fatisfaclion to a rea fonable being 5 becanfe it is by the deltribution of fuch that enitiiation is and thofe talents drawn forth to jjnblic might otherwife have bserifoi ever conceaieu in obfcu Certainly a good rather than 3 bad defervts the countenance of his and on him ought fuch to b confered whereas liow often does avarice and ambnion tliemfelves to eminence and lucrative by every ar of diflioneify a then reflect on thenobe while WP pehaps were lulled in fkep and was over the fafety of cur country when every hope to fail and an ftjrics of ill fucccfs had attended every en te prize of the before Pitt a svuns fo your th I rniil me It flept iiito tiis adrai and your drooiiin fpirits itored unanimiry at while cojinueft AU our arms
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