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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 8, 1743, London, Middlesex                                ftB. 2641. F R I DAY,  Apr 1 l 8,   1743. Beat, JjfrilS. . l&ME iomi Grtehwi&,' "fcely,; -for Newfeuadland; Wfritakerv Whiting*: and Ruby, WJarfe, from Virguii; and remain with : the Terror and dranada Bombs} and the Dutch Ship for Eaft-\ India. .Arrived the Lightning Bomb. Wind>N y jfhe Delight, iWkes; and St. Johannes, -from Norway; Hargrave, &�Uyf from pporto; Godfrey, Edwards, from' Gallipoly ; and Boyn, Clarke, fram Carolina. The Sally, Cole, from Leghorn, is arrived at-Smyrna. The Gideoa/Pafchal, from Smyrna, atLeverpooI. L O N  D O N. According to Letters from Paris, Landau is to be the generaTRendezvous of the Army that is to be headed by MarihalNoailies: The Moirfgustaires are already gone thither; and the LifcGuards, Gendarmes,' Light Horfe, and Hotfe-Grenadiers, only wait for the lail Orders, from; Court to begin their March thither likewife. A Cartel is fettled between the French King and the Queen of Hungary^ for an Exchange of Prifoners; but as the Number of Auftrians fells^rery fhort of the Number of the French taken Prifoners, it will coft his Moft Chriilian Majettjr ftoo,oooLivresfortheRanfom. . .- i W According to Advices from BruffeW, all tbe Englifh � Troops' ;hat;remained in the Anftrian Netherlands received' Orders to begin their March for the'Rhine the 15 th Infant, N.S.and they reckon that all the Forces, actually wi.ththei Earl of Stair and the Duke d'Aremberg. woold have paged that River by the j8th, after which, ?tis laid, they are to be joined by a new Body of Hanoverians. They write from Vienna, that Count Dohna the Pxuffiaiv Minifter there, who fet out fuddenly to meet the King his MaOer in Silefia, is expe&ed back forthwith, and'tis thought will bring a new Plan, of his Pruffian Majeft/s drawing op, for reftoring Peace to the Empire. Letters from Marfeilfes and Toulon fay, that Admiral Matthews has fent feveral Men "of War to block up the Harbour of Barcelona, Upon Notice that fome Troops were to be embarked there for Italy. Advices from the French Quarters in Bavaria fay, that feveral of their "Officers hare been put under- Arreft, for mi/behaving in a Jate Rencounter with the Auftrians near Schfhiedmuhlen { and that Mafihal Breglio has cafhiereA bout 50 Commiflaries, for Negleft or'Male-praaices'in Suraifhing the Army with Provifions. Yefierday Advice came, that the Hawk Sloop of War 'was arrived at Spithead from Jamaica, iafeven Weeks. Soon after the Account ef the Arrival of the above Ship a Report was fpread, that.Sir Chaioner Ogle died lately at Jamaica.  Captain Stoarton, Commander �of a Bomb Ketch, is appointed by the Lords of the Admiralty Commander of Wie Golport Man of War, on the New-York Station, in the room of Capt. Ellis remov'd. His Majefty's Ship the Lightning Bomb from Jamaica, but laft from the River Shannon in Ireland, (where (he was drove by Strefs of Weather, in a moll wretched Condition) arrived on Wednefday in ths Downs. His Majefty's Ship the Princefs Mary, Capt. Smith, of 6o Guns ; and the Kinfale, Capt. Young, of 40 Guns, are ordered away immediately from Plymouth, to Convoy . the Ships bound to Newfoundland. On Wednefday laft her Grace the Dutchefs of Marlborough, came to her Houfe in Pall-mall, from her Lodge at Wiadfor. On Monday Night died, at his Houfe in Fornivals-Jnn Court in Holborn, M^Sim^n^'i'g^^PealecviniHoifes;' Father to Mr. Simpfon, a Banker ia Fleet-ftreet. On Wcdnefday Night died William Mehnouth, of Lin-colns-lnn, Efq; at his Houfe in BartletVJpildings in Fet-tcr-Ianei * On Wcdnefday Night laft a Woman was found dead in ChugB-ftreet, whofe Name was M'Donald, and had formerly lived in good Repnte.      " .:  .   _    ,-    �: On Wednefday fe'nnigBr, about 8 o'clock in the Even-' ing, a, Country Footman �oing out of thc City to his Qgar-ters atthe Red-Lion in e�yVliin Lane, unluckily enquired, attheEndof Field4anetiear Holborn:Bridge (of fome Villains that infeft that Neighbourhood, and were then on the Look-oat) his Way to the faid Honfe, who told him to go into an Alley by the Salutation Tavern, and that when he came to a Light ipbinting to one; which was in the Paffage of a Houfe) he mig)itgodireaiy.to the.Place; he wanted; but when the poor -Fellow, came^ there, the^. laght was removed, and he was immediately furjounded by atfeaft a Dozen Men and Women,. who with dreadful Threats* and Imprecations (one of them holding a large French Knife to his Throat) demanded his Money, which the Countryman gave them, to the amount of about Four Bounds : The W^men then infilled on cuttiig his Throat, to prevent a Difcovery, and one of them dircftly -cut him in feveral Places 'on the Head ; but the Fellows prevented her killing 'him; and he got clear off, and fpon reach'd hjs. Innjwhere.telb'ng^tbe Story, a Body of about fifteen.were foon affembled, and went with him to the Honfe where he had been robb'd, and there he faw the Woman who cut hhn, and endeavoured to feize her, whereopon a Battle enfued, butjhe Villains ponr'd in fo thick, that they drove the Countryman's Party.away, pelting them with Stones, Brickbats, &c.   Next Morning the Gentleman to whom he belonged, Mr. Gibbons the Mafter of the Inn, and fome others, went to the Houfe, and found (bme of them in Bed, who returned the Man about Half of what they had taken from him, which wis all they could mafter up.- The Gentleman being obliged to go out of Town that Day, on.Bufine"6- of the greateft Confequence, is die R
                            

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