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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 30, 1743, London, Middlesex                                llil �iiiiiiiiwrrTiii'1 urn'     � * S AT -U R DA Y, ^ulV 30,   1743, cf*/, jfc/y 2*8. REMAIN m the^owns his IS^aje-fty>s Ships the DorfeuhireiShjewf-fcory, the Granada Bomb, and the �>eptford's Prize, with the 'Outward-bound Ships. Came down the Pxofperous, Scarry fJt St. Kitts ; and Charming Molly, Ntiodfdoo, for Bermudas. Wind t.W. Arrived at feveral Ports. The Hen*, Ferfter, from New-England % and Swift, ^aynard, from London, are arrived at Nevis. The Berwick, Major, from London j and Betty, Soper,, Ixom the Ifle of May, at Virginia. The Elisabeth) -, from Antigua ; Speedwell, -, from New-England $ and Seneca,, Wafiurough, from Philadelphia, atBriflol. The Clinton, Mollineux, from St.Kitts; and True Briton, from Virginia, at Leverpool. The Prince Arthur, Geare, from Carolina ; and Bat-chelor, Gardner, from-ditto, at Cowes. The Expedition, Blomar, from Maryland, at White-�haven^ The St. Antottio, � . , from Lifoan, off Dover in ^6 Days. LONDON. }jy Inters from the Fleet in the Mediterranean, we are 'informed, that the Spanlfh Men of War in Toulon, fvere preparing to put to Sea, having got up their Yardi and Topraafts; and that it was reported in the Euglilh Fleet, that the Spaniards would, fuddenly 'fire a Gun to Leeward, at the Sight of the Britiflj Flag. The fame Letters mention, that the French Men of War rh the fame Harbour were unrigg'd, and feem'd at prefect inactive. It is faid, that in a fliott Time a Body of Britifh Troops will Vifit the Fortificatiens-of Dunkirk. We hear-that Mr. Bonfoye, who brought the Difpatches from Admiral Matthews (by way of Hanau, as mention'd iH our Paper Yefterday) has alfo brought a Letter from the Right Hon. the Earl of Stair, concerning the late Aclion at Dettingen. Yefterday Advice came> that the Princefs Louifa, Capt. Pinfon, Outward-bound for Eaft-India, run on a Ledge of Rocks off the Ifle 6f May, and is loft ; the Captain and 42 of (the Crejiuuerefav'd, but the reft were drown'd. Thofethat were fav^'^Uborried into Virginia, by the Betty, Soper. On Thurfday laft hie Majefty's Sloop the Drake, rebuilt at Brunfden's Dock, was launch'd from thence, and is faid to be the largeft and fineft Sloop of War belonging to the Navy.-      "Ji""^  '' - ,.r.   . -  This Week arrived in Town feveral Deferters belonging to Clare's Irifh Regiment, in the Service of France, who took an Opportunity to efcape during the Cenfufion in the Marflial Noailles's Army, on repaffing the Main. . On Tuefday Morning laft the Corpfe of the Right Hp the Countefs Dowager of Donnegall, which had lam'in State in a moil grand Manner for three Days, at her Sear, at Abbinger in Surrey, (where three Rooms were hung, one with Black Bays, one with Black Cloth, and the Room where the Corpfe was depofited, in Black Velvet, which fey under a rich Canopy, in a Coffin covered with Crimfon Velvet, fringed with Gold Twift, the Room having been decorated with Silver Sconces, and the Coronet, &c. due to her Ladyfhip's Degree,) was removed after to London,, where, from an Undertaker's in Leaderihall-ftreet, it was Carried to Liverpool, to be fent from thence to the North of Ireland, in order to be interr'd with her Ancestors. Laft Monday, about 12 o'Clock at Noon, a Fire broke oat in Leg-ftreet in the Town of Ofweftrey, in the County of Salop, which.burnt down above 30 Houfes ; it began at one Mr. Fox'5, but by what Accident we are at prefent unacquainted. Yefterday died Mrs. Anne Kendrick, Wife of Mr. Ken-drick, a Blackwell-hall Factor; much lamented by her Acquaintance.  ' A few Days fince died at her Houfe in Wardour-Street, Soho, Mrs. Errington, an ancient Maiden Gentlewoman, a Roman Catholiclc, of a confiderable Eftate, of which foe has left a great Part to charitable Ufes. Yefterday Thomas Sacheverel. commonly calPd Doftor Sacheverel, was executed at Oxford, for robbing the Warwick Stage Coach.--This was rhe Perfori who robb'd in Company with Sanihury, executed a few Days fince at Buckingham. At KU.CKttOLT-H.OUSE, near Low-Layton, in Ef-fex, on Mondays during the Seafon, will be a Concert of VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL MUSICK. The Vocal Part in the Morning by Mr. LOWE ; in the Afternoon by Mr. BRETT. Tickets to be delivered at the Door, for the Breakfafting at i.**.6 d. each. And for the Evening Entertainment, each Perfohvafter Twoo'Clock, to pay 6 d.-N B.: The Doors free with French Horns every Day in the Week except the above-mention'd ; and every Thing as reasonable as at any Houfe whatever ; and the Nobility, &c. may .have any Quantity of Fifh, either alive or dreftj -the beft of Cooks being provided, . , . I, \ *E rL A N rD. - . Dublin, *fuly This Week died (in Eafnefl) the Wife of one Kirkeen, who feem'd to have died twice before, but to her Hufband's great Difappbintment, came to Life again : He fearing the like Acciderft might happen now, immediately put her into a Coffin, had it hailed op, and buried her the next Day. As Wrap^d in Death like Sleep Xantipft lay, 'Twas thought her Soul h^d gently ftol'n away % Th' officious. Hum .nd, with a pious Care, Wide no Delay her Funeral Pile to rear ; Too faft, alas! they move lhcjiemingj)e&d, With heedlefs Steps the hafty Bearers tread,   . And flipping thump'd the Coffin ob the Ground, Which made the hollow Womb of Earth refound t The fudden Shock unfeal'd Xantippe's Eyes, O! whither do you hurry me ? me cries: Where is my Spoufe ?----lo ! the good Man appears, And like an ATs hung down his dangling Ears $ Unwillingly Tenew� his flavifh Life, To hug the Marriage Chain, and hated Wife. For Ten long tedioos Years he felt her Pow'rj At Length 'twas ended in a lucky Hour: But now the Hufb-ind, wifer than before, Fearing a Fall might former Life reftore, Cries, Scft^ my friends ! let's walk in folemn Meafure, Nor make a Toil of that which gives us Pleafure. This Week Capt. Hardy Swift, of Colonel Folliat's, Regiment, died in the County of Wickiow. Tuefday laft Mr. Daniel Walker, an eminent Mercer in Francis-Street, was married to Mifs Preflon, Daughter of the late Rev. Mr. Pfefton, a very agreeable young Lady, with fine Accomplifhments and a large Fortune. Wednefday Jali a Proclamation was iflued by their Excellencies the Lords Juftices, requiring Quarantine to be performed by all Ships and Vcffeis coming from any Port or Place in the Kingdom of Sicily, or from the Mediterranean, on Account of the Ifland of Sicily being vifited by the Plague. Bank Stock 14.7 5 8thsa7 Sthu. India Ditto 189. South Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuitie 1147 8ths a 115 1 8th. Ditto New 113 c half a 5 8ths ex Divid, Three per Cent. Annuities 103 a 1 8th.   Ditto 1742,   103 a i 8th, Ditto 1743, 101 \ 8th a 1 4th. Million Bank 119. Equivalent 111. Royal Affurance 80 1 half. London Affurance 11 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 4 1. 10 s, Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan 115. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 1. 15 s. Pr. India Bonds 4I. 17 s. a 19 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Prem. Three per Cent Exchequer Orders 4 3 4ths Pr.   Three per Cent, ditto 1 4th Difc.   Lottery Tickets II 1.6s. 6 d._ SlDLER's-WELLS, - T SADJ^R's-WELLS, adjoining to ffe U8U A L D I V E K S i O N S. With Variety of Tumbling and Vaulting, hy Monf. GUILIOME, Monf. DAVID, and Signor FRANCISCQUE j ftope-Dancing by the two ^i6RAYNEH.S; Poftures, and feveral nevr EqoilibVesi by Mr. Rayner ; With feveral Entertainments of Dananf:.(bpth Serious and Comic) by Monf. Froment, Mr. Davenport,, Mifter Matthews, Mr. Pelling, Mr. OlbeWifton, Wr. Miles, Mr. Rayner, Mr. CUgget, Mr. Deli-falde, Mrs. Bullock, Mrs. La Font, Mi6TjV"right, Mrs. Phillips, Mift King, Mrs--ValJois, Mrs. Aniley, and Mi6 Rayner 5 With feveral new Songs by Mr. Hemfkirk and Mils HILLIER. The Whole to Conclude with H A R L E Q^U IN PROTEUS, AlttrM and Reviv'd, with the Additioaof feveral new Comic Scenes (never before perfomi'd) call'd NO  MAGIC K  LIKE  LOVE.' The Scenes, Cloaths, and Decorations, being New. Monf. GUILIOME and Monf. DAVID will throw a Somer-fetoveraMan and Horfe, "with feveral new Exercifes nevrr per-form^d before.___ G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS the bottom of Ltwun-jireee, Goodman's-Fiddi, this Day, will be perform'd The USUAL DIVERSIONS. With Rope-Dafidng by Monf. JANNO, Menf. Mpvire, and Mr, Hough. Dancing by Mr-Carney, Madem. Perraplt, the two Maften and Mifi Granier, Mifs Story, Mr.Chettle, Jtfr-Hayes, and Mrs. Hough. And TUMBLING by Monf. JANNO, Mmf.Mtimt, and Mr. Hough. Several New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mf.Cunningham, and1 Mrs. Hill, viz. A Mad Dialogue by Mr.^rett and Mr. Cunningham. With feveral NEW E(jUILIBRESJM>y the RUSSIA BOY, who performs feveral entfreinew Ballancei. To which will be added, feveral New Scenes in Grotesque Cha-nfters, calrd HARLEQtTlN  COLLECTOR; PR, jffo Jealous farmer. With feveral,l&w, ALTERATIONS and ADDITIONS. Harleqain Oolfc^r#.Mr� Hayes j Farmer, Mr.Chettle; Colom-bine, MUs Story j Clod, the Farmer's Man, Mr-Hoogh. ., %:jfhit Whole to Cpftelude with A Reprefentaiiq!|of Water-Writ, ta in the Doge'* Gardens at Venice. The Cloatbi, Scenes, � *Pntf aflYint apieteat ufual. -Tfl-begin every Evening at FiveVClock.   -#*. This Performance is quite different to what has been perform'd the Seafon | and every Week we Qu$ make a new Change in all the Songs, Dances, aidother PerrormanCet. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at ji nates after 4. Ml- General Poft-Office, London, July 23, 1743. P  6 S t - c H L O S   t B   E   t   w   E LONDON   and AND, AD O N and  N O K TH A rfl'P T O A.I   s E  N tork e s rpHIS is to acquaint the Public, that the feveral Poft.MaJiers on the Road between London ant York, and London and Northampton, are ready to furnifi Gentlemen or others with Poji-Chaifex, fafe, eafy, and well fecured from the Weather, upon as Jhort Warning as for Poft-Horfes, at any Hour, either of the Day or Night: Gentlemen who have Occafim to go Poft on the above Roads, are defired to apply to Mr. fofeph Plaifio, at the Saracen's-Hcad, on Snow-Hill. A Poft Cbaife may be had at any pf the Stages on the York aWNorthampton Roads, to go Part orauthe Way% /Or one or more Stages, for tbofe who do not cbufe to travel is the Night. N.B. All Gentlemen that travel in Poft-Chaifes of their own upon the Roads, where Poft-Chaifes are already fet up, by the Authority of this Office, . may be fupplied with Horfes at the feveral Stages On thole Roads at the Rate of Nine Pence per Mile. By Command of the Poft-Mafter-General, S  GEORGE SHELVOCKE, Secretary. London-Infirmary, Goodman's-Ficlds.- July 29, 1743. HHHE Governor r of this Charity, having re- aived a BenefaSiiim of 62 1; 10 s. from the Jame un-kmwn Gentleman, who was lately pleafed tot make a Pre-fent of fun dry Houjh'old Goods to a confiderable Value ; take this Method of returning their hearty Thanks to the geneorus Benefafior, and to ajfure him, that the fame Jh all be carefully applied; to the U/e of this Charity. By Order of the Vice-Prefident, Richard Neale, Secretary.' T And To   he Entered Let t,--- upon  Immediately, H E Globe and Scepters Tavern in the Old-Jewry, ah Old-accuftom'd Hbufe, with the Furniture as it now ftands, or any Part thereof, now in Pofleflion of ___Mi. tiio M A�i iiopc�^     " Who has taken the King of Bohemia at Turnhara-Green. For further ParticuLirs, enquire at the Glsbe and Scepters Tavern afore (aid. To   be   SOL D, And Entered upon Immediately^ ALarge Houfe at Twickenham in Middle--fex, lately inhabited by the Right Hon. the Lord Mountague> with all its Furniture, Outhoufes, and Stabling, pkalantly lituated, with Gardens to the River Thames, and Green-Houfes well-fur-niflied. For further Particulars enquire at the laid Houfe j or at Mr. Brad-/haw's in Soho-Square. �* The Houfe is compleatly furniih'd, and in very gtfod Repair, and fit to accommodate any Nobleman or Gentleman's Family, built, For   SA L E by the CANDLE,- On Wednefday next, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, At  LLOY D*s  Coffee-houfe  in  Lombard-fireet, HE Ship PRINCE OF -WAJ.'SS; Squaw, flam'rij Maatatiaa* and Jheathed,   Burthen 185 Tons, more or 1 *fs, with good Dimenfioni for the Weft-Iqdia and Virginia Trades, now lying at Church-Kale, y�fepb Conijb, Cotnmandero Alfo at the fame time and Place, The Ship JAMES, Sqnare-fiern'd, Britifh-built, Burthen no Tons, more oriels, with proportionable Dimenfioas, now lying the lower Side of tic Great Wet Deck, Jamet Jordan, late Commander. Inventories may be feen on board the faid Ships, and at the Place of Sale.  To be Sold by SAMUEL BROOKS, Broker. To be SOLD by AUCTION,- By Order of-the Executors, on Tuefday next, and the tW9 following Days; TH E Houfhold Furniture, Pi&ures, Plate, Jewels, China, Linnen, and Wearing-Apparel, of -GpORGE LEWEN, Efq; Merchant, deceaftdf at his IateDwel' Ung-Houfe in Norfolk-flreet, in the Strand, (An Atchievement over .the Door.). - Likewife, his Coach, Machixe-Chariot, four-wheel'd Chaife, with three Pair of Wheel-Harnefs, and two Hogfheads of excellent Red Port-Wine. Th* Goods, &c. to be view'd this Day, to the Time of Sale, which will begin each D*y at Half an Hour after Eleven o'clock precifely. Catalogues will be delivered gratis, the Days of Viewing, at the Place of Sale, and at Mr. Lewis's, Upholder, in Fleet-Street. N.B. The Houfe to be Lett, enquire of Mr. Lewis. Advertifments of a moder*trL    

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