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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 5, 1751, London, Middlesex                                WEDNESDAY, June 5, 1751, r- Mi'lMi.i Deal, June 3. AILED Yefterday after Poll, the Charles, Whitewpod, for Leghorn ; Prince of Orange, Whttewood, for Nova Scotia, as did all the other Outward-bound this Morning. No Ship Ship in the Downs. Wind.SE. Grave/end, June 3. Pafs*d by Greyhound, Falkner, (root Jamaica, The Prince Edward, Dawfon, from Leghorn, is arrived off Dover. Alexander, Wood, from Jamaica, at ditto. Toby, Philips, from Cayoone, at Barbadoer. Whieehill, Arthur, from Jamaica, at Philadelphia. Nancy, Morrifon, from Cork, at Jamaica. Sylvia, Jenkins, from Jamaica, at Briftol, in 8 Weeks. Two Brothers, Williams, from Bofton, at Jamaica. Adriatidc,-K-nowling, from London, at Venice. The Robinhood, Beach, from Marfeilles to Venice, ft put into Leghorn, having loft her Mafts. The Pelham, Marfhal, from Jamaica for London is pat into Providence, having received Damage in the Gulph. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Rome, May zz. By divers Letters from Naples we are informed, that new Discoveries are daily making in the fubterraneoos City of Heraclea and that the Workmen bad found lately feveral very roagoificent Marble Statues, and a large quantity of Silver Vafes, exquifiteiy wrought. WarfatUy May 29. Count Potocky, Governor of Cra-covia, firft Secular Senator of the Kingdom of Poland, and grand General of the Crown Army, died on the igth at.his Seat at Zollozia, in the 86th Year of his Age. By his Deceafe the Command of the Army devolves on Count Branicki, Palatine of Cracovia. Berlin, June 5. His Majefty before his Departure, gave Orders to the Count de Hacke, Commandant of this Cuy, to deliver a Ring fet with Brilliants of a considerable Value, to Madame de Borflel, a Native of Gqrne, whxtfe Houfe, fituate in the Suburbs of Friederickltadt, had been pitch'd upon for his Majefty's Service, during the Review Naph), May 18. The Merchants of this City have received the difajjreeable News, that five Algerine Xe-becks, and a large Ship, being on a Cruize, hive within a Fortnight paft, taken off Cape Riciuto in the Adriatick, nine trading Veffrfs, fix whereof belonged to the Merchants of this Ci y, and were loaden with Corn and Oil ; two to the Genoefe, and one to the Venetians. This Event, and the Danger theMerchants find themfelves ex-pofed to of greater Lofc, on Information that many other Pyrates from Barbary infeft the Coafts of Calabria and Sicily, occafioiis the greateft Interruption to the Commerce of this City. Avignon, May 26. A moft fatal Cataftrophe has lately happened here : A young CounfeUdr of good Family, who had been violently fmitten with a Damfel in7 his Neighbourhood, and, after courting her upwards of two Years, found it impoffible to prevail with her to marry him, and that ber fole Pretence for Refufal was her Diflike to his Mother, at length determined to have Recourfe to Pdifon to remove the invincible Obflable ; which being effected without the Ieaft Difcovery or Sufpicion, the Spark renewed the Offer of his Hand to the Girl, who now thought proper to accept it: But a few Days after their Marriage the Hi Srind being (truck with the moft piercing Agony and Remorfe, and looking on his Bride as the principal Caufe of his deplorable Situation, deprived her of Life by feventeen Stabs with a Poniard, in che very Interim fhe was endeavouring4>j? hetCareffes to hflipate the Gloom and Horror with which he appeared to be feized. This deteftable Monfter having been immediately fecured, without the leaft Interrogation confefled not only this laft Fa&, but alfothe preceding, of which the World was before entirely ignorant. Hague, June il. His Serene Highnefs the Stadt-holder propofes to vifit Bergenopzoom, on his return to Zealand- Ktnfington, June 4. His Majefty has been pleafed to conftitute and appoint Brownlowe Cecil, Efq; commonly called Lord Burghley, to be Lord Lieutenant and Cuftos Rotulorum of the County of Rutland. Whitehall, J fine 4. The King has been pleafed to conftitute and appoint George Wade, Efq; to be Lieu-tensnt Colonel to the Third Regiment of Dragoon Guards. William Fitz-Thomas, Efq; to be Major. Paul Pechell, Efq; to be Captain.   And John Leigh, Gent, to be Lieutenant in the faid Regiment. LONDON. Yefterday the Houfe of Peer* appointed the Bifliop of Briftol to preach before" them on the 11th Jnftant. The Suffolk, Portfield, Augufta, Bofcawen,;and Fort St. George, from Eaft-India, are allfafely arrived at their Moorings at Erith. Monday laft his Royal Highnefs the- Prince of Wales and Prince Edward were with his Majefty at Kenfington the greateft Part of. the Day, Yefterday the kight Hon. the Lord Mayor, nominated -Gibbs, Efq; late of Clapham, now of firiftoi* and formerly a Grocer of this City, as a proper Perfon to ferve the Office of Sheriff, for the Year enfuing. Yefterday at a Court of Aldermen Mr. James Roberts, an Attorney, Son of Peter Roberts, Efq; Common-Cryer of this City, was admitted and fworn into the Place of one of the Attorneys of the, Lord Mayor's Court, in the room of Mr. John Partridge. A confiderable Piece of Ground is mark'd out adjoining to the Foundling Hofpital, which is to bewalPdjn, and two Buildings are to be erected, one at each Corner thereof; one of which is to confift of a Sick Ward, and the other for the Officers and Servants of the Houfe to refide in. Yefterday the Lord Tyrconnel fet out for his Seat in Lincolnfhire. Yefterday was married at St. James's Church, by the Rev. Dr. Mofs, Francis Higgs, Efq; of the Temple, to Mifs Meredith ; an agreeable young Lady, with a hand-fome Fortune. On Sunday laft died James Douglafs, Efq; Clerk of the Houfhold to her Royal Highneis the Princefs Dowager of Wales, and Member of Parliament for Malmfbury in Wilts. Laft Sunday died the Lady of William Southwell, Efq; at his Houfe in Spring-Gardens. Laft Saturday died at the Red-Lion in Chefham, Bucks, Mr. Thomas Page, much lamented by all his Acquaintance. On Sunday died at Camberwell, Mrs. Webb, who formerly kept the Salutation Tavern in Nicholas-lane.  . Yefterday Morning died Mr. Ward, an eminent Cutler without BifiSopfgate. We are informed that Richard Chifwell, Efqj late of Hackney, deceafe<� has by his laft Will and Teftament left to Governors of the Lendon Infirmary (whereof he was one} One Hundred Pounds for the Benefit of that moft Ufeful Charity,' that Sum towards the building of a new Houfe, and Thirty Pounds more towards their pre-_ 1 fent Occafions.  � � od Account of themfelves. Hence it appears how neceffary it is to aboliih thefe Scenes of Midnight Rendezvous. The Martha^ Shea, from the Canaries ftir Carolina, b, loft on the Romaipe Sand, dn.the CarblinaCoa(L Yefterday a Woman, known by theftame of Stafford/ fbireNan, was committed to the Gatchoafe* for picking a Gentleman's Pocket. We are defied in this pufelick manner to tetvvtn the. hearty Thanks of the Britifh Captives, lately redeem'^ from Slavery in Barbary, by his. Excellency Vifilliaai :Latton, Efq; to the Proprietors of Sadler's Wells/ ;the Publick, for the Favour they received-at the Free Benefit performed there laid Saturday Night| which MOr ney was Yefterday equally dividedamongft tfaezbi   And ifurther to inform the Publick, that the PropViettif of .Goodman's Fields Wells, has generoufly offered to follow the laudable and charitable Example, and willpve them a Benefit alfd Gratis, on Friday the 14th Inftanr. If jour Son ajk for Bread, tuoutdjou give him a Stone ? Or, if heajk a Fijb, ivouldyou give bim aSerpmt f.' IF Methods mould be taken to collecli Taxes that tend toenflavetheSubject, he muft complain; foearlLwe pay to the Cormnonweahh is the Priceof our Rights amd Privileges.   Induftry is founded on Liberty, and Trade never thrives but in Climates of Liberty.  If fevere thods fhould be taken to coiled Duties, or great Re-ftramtslaidon thepaffingof Goods from Place to Placttj this will certainly work Difcontenu in the Hearts of tie Sufferers: Being excluded the Liberties to which they' have a Right in common, will they not' carry with them violent Refentments ? Have not fuch Thing* proved fatal: even to Government itfelf ? For of what Value is thebeft Conftitution in the World tothofe who are cot off from the Benefit of it, and reduced to & State of Slavery"? The Trading Part of Great-Britain is the moft valuable Part of it; fv-r to them we owe itsrprefentRichesj Grandeur, Strength.  The Wifdom of jour Anceftors waj employed in encouraging Trade, arid I \v1ffi"IcpuJd;'Sy"tff_" of later Ages.  But if we fhonld iavexvat a� futoteT^nieV any Gentleman at the Helm, who ihall confine: a Man's Property tiU he procures a Habeas Cprpos, oja Certificate from a little Officer, to remove his Goods �and,if^th^r\_ mould be fpund removing without it,;though the/Duty tt paid, they muft be condemn'4; will not thisbe aReftraint pn Trade, and a Scandal toi aFree .Cointry(? As" the Ha-beas's, &c. may be bought, tbey will beno>Check.4m the fraudulent Trader, but they wiilopen a Fkld^ to Mm to carry on his pernicious Craft ^y Aothefi^, �Fthe |feat-Djetriment of the fair Trader, who aldrie Will be? fflr-^ preffed, butno W?y relieved by? A�n 3 ne^et^Ttftey in the leaft contribute to the Secunty or JDicreaXeofpthe Revenue. When -Duties arettore thMthe yal'tte bfaBjr Commodities, arid found by Experience that they cannot becollefted, the only MiahodJstO redtae the Duty to - a proper Standard, fcuithe Benefit of the PuWick and fit-, berty of the Subject, likewifefor theEafeof thejpob* Planter. Why mould he be loaded with high Comm^on to inrich a few Fafton, Merchants, or any'Sei.of Men to the impoverhhing of our American Plantations,, and to the great Injury of ali Fair Traders, who are the chief Support of the Government,? Have.we notrecettt Inftsmcei of the falutary EffeSs of the Method pro^ofed to the-Revenue ? Danot Tea andFepper bring in near double the Sum to the Exchequer they did, when overloaded with high Duties ? And every Honeft Dealer in Townanrl Country will tell you he fells much more of thefe �901-modities than heufedtodo: And'tis demonftfable that ' the fame Policy, in refpe$ to the Tobacco Trade, would-be attended with,; the fame happy Confequences both to the Crown and Fair Trader, for whom I amthe Publick'a humble Servant, crvicus. -!- >lx     . ' .     ....    -..^ . . , Old Hock, Stein, Mofelle, and Blaycard Wines, Ex�. traordb^ffG:o:(^"^tiid;^f7hi5^rybeft-S^ are, fold %t very ;ReafonkbIe Prices,; by jR.fchafd inBifeit* Whie Merchant/ from theCity of Mehtz in' Germany1.\ He gives Attendance every Day fton* Nine till/One, -at JuV Vaultsiii ^-i^r; JB>^UBe^^j^|^re. * oral Mr. JohnMeWs* Peru^e^niaJteri inUwfai^Cpqrt.   ; : The Proprietor of the Chien Savant returns hisfincereft; Thanks for the Favours he5 has received from the fab? lick; and b^gs, leave to inform them, that his Continuance in England will be vexyihor^ and thereibre Thia Day - he will exhibit Exereifts of that &gacious Animal at a Shilling each (provided there be two, or more in Company)'birmg willing that eyery^        mould havjei the Satisia�lio& ;of feeing dwffc wonderfol Perfttnoanee before he qait� this JUngdcab>.-    ' ' At CfipeT's .Qardeost the/-Eretmig EntertainjQle|fts o�, Vocal^d'lp&uinent v by particular Defire of feveral Perfons of DiftiBfiion> the fame Grand FireW^jfo fwSlcli %�re exbHated:! RoyM Highnefs the Prince of Wales's Bhnh-day) will l>e repeated this �venl�g." ADVtKTISEMEWTS f�r tail P.pfr ire taken mil UoiVs C�/�ii;Hovn loLombard-Som.   

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