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   Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 29, 1766, London, Middlesex                                MO N D A S E P T E H A M ft Sewiv the fi subfcrtbera to Serious and Comic Operas for enluint will to pay fheir abfcriptioms to PraBmoad and at Chairing give proper Receipts for the iami It is humbly defired that tkc to Boxes will pi cafe to Jetid to the pfflce of tite Hiid fhearreaiSft of the names of the company belonging to or fofr fever for tne preparing of to be to each All the principal arid other Siflgers and Pancers a e arrived fton Itatyt The Operas areto iegin the i itt of D R U R Y L N By his M A j E S T AT the THEATRE HQYAL in LA Tomorrow will be presented K O M E 6 and J U L I E Juliet Being htrfirft ippearance this f Bqetes Pit Firft JUpper tor the boxes to be takenof at the moaey to be received at tVbVaaymftftey returned afterthe curtain isdrawn E N T G A R D E AT tfce THEATRE in THIS DAY will be prefented RICHARD the King Beiflg his that Earl Davis Dukt of Hull Wignel Perry Bennett Anderfon j by Dyer 5 Prince Mifs Valois Duke of MafterBesfotti Lord Buck Lietite liwit of the Smith Lady by Vincent j Duchefs of Fergufon f o which will be added performed but thrice thefe three years The PROCESSION from the ABBEY at the CORONA T With the Reprefentatipnof and the CEREMONY of the Bexes Pit Firft llppsr Places for to be taken of Sarjant at the Momoney tobe received at the tior any mois ev to he returned af rer thecurtain is drawn On LOVEMAKS A the A R Y o N E G A R D E N Far the Benefit of the HIS DAY wiUtse performed a CONCERT of 1 Vocal arid Initrumental The vocal Mr Mhs will bean entire NEW un drt never exhibited t Tickets one The doors to be opened a the rauilc to begin exaftiy at t rcti Liverymen of the City of r r L E o my Hands firft in the lift of thofe who J 3 v ill h we thejiionour tp be in nomination be fore a LordMayor of tms City for the year I thinjt it my duty to acquaint that I cannotr prefume to folicit thefav ur of your voices on that having too much reafon to apprehend that in the prelent ftate of my health if I had the honour to be elected your Chief it would be impomble for me to execute that important If it fhould pleafe God to reilore my I at any future receive with the molt refpeft ful gratitude fo diftinguithing a mark of your con with great Your moft faithful and Obedient humble FRANCIS AMERICA A laft To PHILO PAUPER LETT that the world is governed fo much by paffion and prejudice and fo little by folid reafon and and that the practices of men fo often clafh with their principles and the precepts of their all wonder Brut i vre ftand bound to follow where reafon and ex rience guide and it may be we obey the of cur better we ftiall no deviate plead the Foundling not I fee BO in bat that upon a companion with the parishes within the bills of with refpeft the prefervation of the lives of aad yea as to the education of I think it has a j and therefore I conclude that it an eternal blot in our annals to throw by this Jdfcitution and leave thefe parimes as we now i bow the diftrefied infant can be re f the means of any other I can period feems to enjoy particular and tuffer peculiar It is now iioo fince England was divided into there are near But the Poors law M of no earlier date than the of In days of this Monarch we wflfe brave and and fo we are at this We have certainly more knowledge and more but we were then more a ftate of As we have grown up to the meridian of our morbific hu mours without which no political body have tn fome tneafure like the feeds of mortality ia the human We are therefore fo endea by a proper and the goodnefs of Divine Providence to Ft juvinate and take a new leafe ef national life and above all to take care of our who are the of our It is to Wrefee thatiotne will ftruggle tofup pert the power How veiled in them agreeable to the ancient Poors though It be but the ihadow of in the exercife of an annilalautheritjr over poor Thofe who have a pecuniary intertfi ib tetaining haVe this rtafbn but what can fuch intereft be that is not injurious to the childatid to the community f Lenient rneafures be the bett adapted to eur genius md jultice and rnercy rauft br towards all perfems but da our przfent plan we lacrifice both to a kind of ous reverencefor that is abufed i fo that in Faft the reverence is of the not the law The makers of this law muft have Cup pofed thatmttn of leifure and fortune would em ployed in the execution of And let who will per form the executive furely they ought to give account of the lives belonging to the as well of the Money belonging to it j and anfwer for the care of an infant as a huiband for his wife or a father for his own But yet when wives are treated in the manner the infant poor in queftion find the law relieves them and punilhes and very proper it fhould be The power over ifs in the bauds of individuals is referved for thofe govern ments where tyranny reigns furrounded with all its That no provifien is made for any kind ofpunifh let the conducT of an Officer towards an infant be ever fo offensive to is A6ts of violence will certainly bepuniflietl buttho negligence mould operate exactly in the fame man I never heard of any penalty beiaj affixed to it in this Perhaps Queen Elizabeth and her able Miniflers had no conception Of any barbarity to in nor dreamt of paiTimony to fave other to alienate frem a child the nccel fary means of his As the law had fo fully provided for this by virtue of one of the and Well digefted plans that was ever conceived in the heart of a erafub jscl for the prefervaUon of its what indeel could be fufpefted It is obvious that the ali ment which the God of Nature has provided for the fupport of our by a carelefs and irra tional become our yet no law is made to punifli people It was certainly intended that every pai ifli fliould be of the nature of a foundling with to its own infant ss well and if the officers appointed by the law HiU fully anfwered the end and defign of and afted agreeably to the power velied io could hardly be any diftrefs which Would not flfid immediate relief j but this is fo being the and within the bills of that a long courfe of experience has prbved an hofpical to be indifpenfibly neceffaiy to fupply tis The officers thenileives were of this or hey would not have conveyed all thor infant poos ConduitSekls in Jupe and continued to do fo till March But tru ji iey paii for it direftly out of their parifii Wih these beany fudden change of as to the utiliry of the clefign in preferving life when they are to pay for it Wil that which was extremely proper ten years fince be now extremely improper If it they will give their reafons If the faving of lives be te what proportions can they prodjce which were preferved before June or fince March equal to the one third part now exiiting in the hof pital under alfthe inconveniences it hboureJ under Can they produce zfijtb part of a third We are attempting to an Afylum for diftrefied infants we produce proof of the diitrels We pro duce proof of the relief which can be given tntm Heaven grant they may be fuftered to enjoy Every man having his favourite pafiion and incli nation in his as well as his it is more than probable that ss loon as any motion fliall be rnnde for bringing in a bill for the better pre fervation of the infant parifti poor within the bills of confideration of the Pours lav ge neral will be introduced j but it is apparent that if attempt much at a we ihall foon find ourfelves bewildered do It is not very difficult to inveltigate the object before and to correct the ahule which has fo long prevailed as Itcal evil but to rectify every circumltance which may be found anijfs in the Poors law in this will require much and perhaps ought not to beat tempted but in This in queltion may be con as a and more interefting than any other as fo immediately including the deltruction Or prefervation of the human The law itfrlf is admirably contrived to fupport the indigent under every circumftance of and were it not for the diflolutenefs of manners which prevails fo much in great it would be the more aftonifhing that the abufe of it fliould predominate in the feat of empire under tke eye of the great courts of in a place where the feveral pariflies are fo and might fo eafily aflift andlnitriicl each And if it is confultred what vail fums are raifed in them for the benefit ef the it is Hill the more amazing that any poor fhouli perifh for I by means pretend to fay that no part of the evil complained of hath any exiftence any where out of London and Weihiiinfter It is enough for ojur prelent purpofe that there are heavy and griev ous complaints in thefe and that ninny periih for in the midft of the plenty which the hu manity of of our laws has As to acfeBi of the in favour of the I have already laid there is more reafon to complain of the abufe of I believe that fome whom Providence has brought from the place of their na are harrafled and driven from a parifh not only where they are become but alfo where it is feared they fhould be a notion of ad hering to law and good we may tref pafs againft common fenfe and and the rights of And inftead of coniidering to furnifli employment ta enrich the place where the caiualreal poor are we may aci as if indultry were the means of We as we term whether there is any employment for them or Thefe arwevile wherever they but we hall hardly remedy them by any general and furely not by mixing things together which in their nature are diftinft therefore I hops we fcall not hurt rfie prefent cauie of the infant poor by inufting It istery eafy to conceive in procefs of a relaxation of difcipline takes We are much richer than we but we have greater num bers of poor to partake of our welive higher in reipeit to our I his creates jea loufy and alarms at the expence and we muft not be furprized if it fcould fometimes fuperinduce an erroneous conftruclion of the fpirit of the and accailon feverity to grown perfons But how barbarity of any kind ever came to be extended to infants may be as wonderful in our as the folly and ambition of that Prince who made war with the Meffiah in his infant ftate of life in contempt of the decrees of Infants at the of the or the are happily fvr the moll part at home or near When by accident they are at a as in the cafe of foldiers or faildrs they challenge a pe culiar indulgence and in no circumftaiiLe ought an infant to be left in diitrels whiilt there is a mother or a to be had for In all civilized whether they are commercial countries or children are looked upon The people who were undtr the immediate fove reignty of the great Lord of the in the firft ages of the reckoned their children next their flocks and their and this was all the riches they had any idea The tiuth they are our great ji wealth for without them we mould not be fecure ot any opulency or defence or And therefore to guard md defend them in their in fant and take cognizance of all tint concerns is an eflential duty and I hope their time is come to be effectually relieve The 43d of is confelledly a good law but the executive of with refpect to the objects in is fo extremely warped and diu of that its form becomes It notwitbftancl 10 admirably contrived fupport of inter nal and the prefervaiion of the common peo t at upon the companion with all other coun tries that I have lived I am inclined to the be lief that we owe a considerable part of our prefent importance to that very law and we ihall continue in debt to it in proportion as we render it a means to preferve infant In a country fo free as fo deeply engaged in often involvedrin there will be chafms remain to be filled which no law can provide Thefe will be the fubject of that and in the breaft of indivi duals which constitutes n part of the idea of li berty and It is irrthe nature of thnt a people can or any length of time but as their and turn of mind co operate with th ir laws and their religion and as both thefe ihem tx fucconr among their fellow we inuit upon principle with re gard to 1 iw as as from fear of otherwife we fliall ofiend whenever we can do it with The firft law rs Iftheftrong ties of parental afFeftion lofe their hold in the fei vice of thofe who have no other parent than the it feems to be fuch a defection from natural and political which comprehends truepatri that it prepares the mind for any fervility which tyranny can whereas the true fpirit of liberty will carry a man to throw himfelf into the arms of to prevent injuftice towards a fellow I your very humKle HAN To the PRINTER of the WITHIN a month all the debentures for corn ported from the out ports will probably be brought in to the Cuftomhoufe and then I will lay before the public a true account of chw quantities fo In the mean to fatisfy in his en quiry concerning what has been done at Lynn in I do allure That only one finglecargo of feven Iiurdred quarters of wheat has been hipped from that fince the a6rU of Auguft THOMAS Frciu the L O N D O N At tue Court at the a6th day of Sep The KINGS Moft Excellent Majefty in This day the Right Honourable George William Earl of Britol oy his Majdtys fworn of his s Moft Honourable and his piace at the board His Mrijefty in Council was this day pleafed to de clare the Right Honourable GeorgeWilliam Earl of Lieutenant General and General Governor of his Majeftys kingdom of At the Court at the a6th day of Sep The KINGs Moft Excellent Majefty in Whereas Majeity has been informed by ad drefTes from the Loid Mayor and Aldermen of Lon the cities of Briltol and and other liderable corp and numerous bodies of rharthe pricof wheat has gradually increafed ever fince the ports were opened by the expiration of th act ijf the laft of ing the exportation of and that at Bear Key it is ab vethe bounty in molt other piacts in the givariy exceeding ihs it is the ilrcTigeit ground o be prtfumcd to be till riling that ftock in hand is and iliat the crop of the prelent yeir has failed in fuch a that if the exportation be not im mediately there is to forelee very flioi tly there will not remain in the kingdcm a quantity Undent for the neceflary fuppr his Vlajeftys And whereas this alprtiiatijipn s much incjeafed from the undoubted iriforrna ions his that from the failure and deficiencies in in fevetal foreign com have besn received from thence to purchafs to fupply fuch foreign ar aa unli mited price j cqmmiffions zt this irger and more extenfive than at any time j fo that unlefg his Majefty upon this exert his Royal authority o prevent the further exportation of wheat and wheat his iubjeds would be in danger of whilft foreigners are fupplitd this whereas Parliament pr to the eleventh day of hts Majeity has not an oppertunity fpeediiy enough upon tiie pi efent to ftop the progrefs of a mifchief daily snrt if not immediately provided agai b prw duclive of calamities paftall of It is upon the grounds of ti ufgent nee fllry now for ths and fuitenance or his Majeftys that his Ma with the advice his Privy doth or arid it is hereby accordingly Thae an embargo be forthwith laid upon all flaps and vdtels laden or to be in the ports of with wheat or wheat tobe expoi ted to foreign parts and that the faid embargo dj continue and from the date mail ihe day of JIovcmber the Honourable the Lords Commiilioaersbt Ris Majeit 5 the Lords Comaiiilioaeisof the and the Lord Waiden of the Cinque are io giv the neceffary direftions to them mayjefpec ively At the Court the day of Sep The KINGS Moft Majrfty in Whereas his Majeity hath received that the price of wheat lias increafsd finca the ports were opened by the of the aft of the laft of prohibiting the exportation of and that in the the price of wheat been market ab ve fortyeight the quarter Win chefter meafure and it is upon tiie to be prefiimed to bs ftil Maielfy do h by and with the advice of his Coun cil purluant to the powers vcfttd in his Majelly for hat by an a61 puffed in rle thirtythird f the reign of his late Majeity Fling George the Ss jnd iieieby prohibit the tilling of any kind ol low wines ir fpirittj ijvim any wheat wheat or whest or any mixture from the until the fourteenth day ofNovember next perfons concerned are to take and yitid Jus to his nifie Lord Chamberlains The i r ae of her Royal Highnefs thePrmcefi Carol m with his ihtfKinjjof 5 appc rteil tobe folemn a8 H Wed nefday the ift day Oet A r f an pait feven oclock in the timenone but Peers i Petri md Peers daugluers Priy and and foreign i B A K K T late of ie county of dealer ard io fur render the and i5d of anl StJi of No at three in tile afteruj at ihe Gulden Lion in Certificate to be alhwed to a now or late of LT in the county of on or bifoi a the iCtkof October It is faid fome extraordinary were re ceived on Friday from the Court af We hear thar Lord Georpe Lenox will be con tinued Secretary to the Engiiih at the Court of and that the Earl of Kochford will fit out for that kingdom the beginning of next We hear that the Eaii of Nothamberland cm of his declined engaging in any public employment but tha he wil loon receive fome diftinguifliing mark of the royal If it is that Prince Feraimnd 1m entered into the French krvce theiecan be no doubt but he has rojiticed all pietenilons to the penfion he enjoys from ths vJrown of liritan aut of In cafe of any futurewar with it is faid Lord George Sackville would be reit red ro m mand of the Britifh troops againlt Prince Ferdi Friday laft General Gary killed his Ma jettys on being appointed Coloiul of the bte General Noels regimerit of We hear his Grace he Duke of Craftr Q will have a levee at the on Thurfday the 9th of Theie are orders given for two two poft and four to be ready on Thurf day next rt five to the Qticej of Din mark to There are only two Engliili tint accom pany the Princels to be fides dameftic Friday night the Chudleigh arrived in town from Saturday the H Horatio VValpolj fet out for Park the feat of the Con Efq and from lirs cut fir Saturday the Right Robert Ffq Member for the City of ftt oin that and has offered a bounty of 4 o ihs firft fhip that brings in wheat into fUr j 11 3 to fecond to the fb in to i every till the poor about ihatciry provided with In aftorttime the Right Lord MUntih eldeft to the Eail ot W of Par liament for diughter and coheirefs of Wuidfbr with a fcrtune of per fiie carriages are already mace for with his and the Ladys on Extrafi of a Utter freni dnted tie nib On account of die exuaoniniajy Scarcity in tne Pope has thoughtproper to pnbiith a giving leave to all his to eat fkih the enluing Lent eveiy clay ii the except Wed and it is mare than probable the fame indulgence will begfantel to t There is corn enougu m or   

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