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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 30, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The London Daily Poll, $M TUESDAY,  August"^   1743 Deal, Augufi18. REMAIN in the Downs hit Ma-jefty'sShip the Shrewib'ury, and the three Ships for Holland. WindE.N.E. Gravifend, Augufi 28. PafsM by Jemima, Claribuf, from Calais ; Lady Mary, Rofe, from Amfterdam ; Albemarle, Danfie, from Virginia; Woolfs Prize, Turner, from Oporto; Prince William, Hind, from Rotterdam; the Blefling, Chapman, from Norway j and the Lniitania, Gravenor, from Bar-bidoes. The Newport, Tidmarfh, from North-Carolina, is arrived off Dover. The Molly, Orr, from Virginia, at Falmouth. LONDON. They write from Bruffels, that Count Konigfegg-Erps, Governor of the Auftrian Netherlands, has iiTued a Proclamation, forbidding the Importation of Wool and Cotton to Ipres by the Way of Dunkirk; the faid Proclamation alfo Orders, that no Ships whatsoever, coming from the Ports of France on the Ocean, fhall be admitted into the Ports of Oftend and Newport, without firft performing a Quaran-tain of 20 Days, which Order is to be in Force until they are allured that the Plague has entirely ceafed in Sicily, and that France takes proper Care to prevent its fpreading to her Dominions. They add, that Orders are come from Vienna, to get ready the Palace of Orange, for Prince Charles of Lorrain againft the End of this Month. Letters from the French Camp at Colmar, where the Count de Saxe commands, fay, that they pitch their Tents very wide, in order to make the Auftrians believe that they are fuperior in Number ; but that, in Faft, Prince Charles of Lorrain's Army outnumbers theirs. They write from Paris, that the Archbifhop of that City will fpeedily iffue a Mandate, to exhort all the Faithful in his Diocefe to turn to the Lord with Sincerity of Heart, to befeech him to protect the Kingdom of France, and preferve them from the Plague as well as other Scourges. We hear from Madrid, that the Court has lately received feveral Couriers from Paris, with Difpatches relating to the Means whereby an Accommodation might be concluded between Spain and Sardinia. Extra8 of a Letter from Plymouth, Augufi zj,. * An Order is come down for his Majefty'sShip the Chi-' chefter, of 80 Guns, to fail to Spithead the firft fair Op-' portunity of a Wind ; and Admiral Balchen with the ' Ships under his Command, to hold themfelves in Readi-1 nefs to fail on the firft Notice.1 Yefterday Captain Smith, of Honeywood's Dragoons, who was dangeroufly wounded at the B ittle of Dettingen, arrived [here f o n the Army, in order to his being cur'd, being advis'd by the Phyficians to repair to Bath. By Letters from the Weft we are affured, that the Fire which happened at Crediton, on Sunday the 14th Inilant, broke out iuddenly about 11 o'Cock in the Morning, and confumed the whole Town entirely; that there is not a Houfe Handing in all the Town, from the Sign of the Lamb to the utmoft End of the Green, (which is half a Mile;) together with all the Back-lets, Lanes, Linyes, Gardens, and Apple-Treees, the Apples roafting as they hung. That there are many flain by the falling down of the Walls, fome were almoft burnt to Afbes, others half burnt; and that in the whole it was impoffible to exprefs the Deftruction it made there. They write from Norwich, that on the 26th Inftant in the Afternoon, as two Boys were looking in Catton Grove to find young Rabbits, they dug in the Ground in hopes to find a Neft, there being an Opening, and difcovered fomething of Leather, which proved to be a Bsg v.-ry rotten, and came in Pieces, and a Quantity of Mon :y fell out very much difcolour'd with laying, upon which they called two Women who were there, who came ana rilled the Boys Hats with the Money, ahd fent them away, and then took a large Quantity for themfelvesj and carried it off. It appears to be chiefly of Queen Elizabeth's Coin. Yefterday Morning died, .at his Houfe on Tower-hill, Mr. Edward Tyzack, an eminent Well-India Merchant, a Gentleman much efteem'd by his Acquaintance. Yefterday Morning died, in Wincheller^ftreet near Au� ftin Fryers, Chriftopher Laport, Efq; a very eminent Italian Merchant, one of the Direclors of the London Infu-fance ; a Gentleman greatly efteem'd by all that were acquainted with him. On Saturday hit died at Islington, Mr. Thornton, a Linnen-draper in New Bond-ftreet; a Perfon of good Character, and confiderableBufinefs. On Saturday Morning laft died at her Houfe in Batteries, Mrs. Tilly, Relift of Jofeph Tilly, Efq; and Siller of Lancelot Tolfon, Efq; deceafed, a Gentlewoman highly elleemtd for her many valuable Qualities while living, and whofe Death it much;lamented by all who had the Pleafure of being acquainted with her. On Sunday Night the Houfe of Mr. Templeman, in Mount-ftreet near Grofvenor-fquare, was broke open and robb'd by fome Rogues, who got clear off with their Booty. On Sunday Night laft, as Mr. Nelfon, a Perriwigmaker in King-ftreet, Weftminfler, and his Wife, were coming down Conftitution-hill, they were attack'd by five Fellows, arm'd with Bludgeons, one of whom knock'd the Woman down, whilft the others robb'd Mr. Nelfon of what Money he had in his Pocket, and then got off undifcover'd. To-morrow and next Day the Prifoners will be remov'd from the feveral Goals to Newgae, in order to take their Trials at the next Seffions at thi Old-Baily, which begins To-morrow fe'nnight. This Evening will be perform'd at Mr. Phillips's New-Wells, near the London Spaw, Clerkenwell, the ufual Di- verfions of that Place ; .and as the Town has been pleas'd to Honour Mr. Phillips with their Company, he humbly hopes for the Continuance of their Favour, wherefore he has taken particular Care to Entertain thofe Gentlemen and Ladies that will further indulge him with their Prefence (as his Time expires the 29th Day of September next, having taken the Houfe for no longer) with feveral New Entertainments of Singing and Dancing, whereby he hopes to clofe the Seafon with the fame Applaufe he has hitherto fupported it.-The Diverfions begin every Evening at 5 o'clock ; and each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of Wine as ufual. COUN TRY-NEWS. Exon, Aug. 20. This Morning the Wife of William Hull, Efq; was fafely delivered of a Son and Heir, to the great Joy of that Family. Yefterday came here his Grace the Duke of Bolton, and next Morning his Grace fet out to hold Court in the South-hams, where his Grace hath got a large Eftate. Monday was brought here to the County Goal, John Baptifts an Irifhman, lor the Murder of one Michael Kerr, his Mefs-mate, both belonging to his Majefty's Sloop of War the Hawk. The Rev. Mr. Peter Vines hath obtained a Reprieve for 14 Days from the 29th Inftant. Briftol, Augufi 27. On Tuefday next begins the Seffions of Oyer and Terminer or General Goal Delivery for this City and County, at, which will be try'd the following Criminals, tfiz. Anne Gunter for receiving ftollen Goods; James Hoskins and Jofeph Field, for the deteftable Sin of Sodomy ; Alexander Broadfoot, for the Murder of Cornelius Callahan, on board the Ship Bremen Fadtor in King-road ; John Churchman, for threatning the Life of John Gill ; MaryTinely, for Mealing Muflin, Value 9 s. William Wright, and Anne his Wife, for keeping a Houfe of common Bawdry ; and William Baylis for Horfe-ftealling. Canterbury, Augufi 27. At the Seffions and Goal-Delivery held for this City on Thurfday laft, Edward Lewen was convifted of dealing a Brafs Furnace, and Andrew Day for receiving the fame knowing it to be ftollen, and were both order'd for Tranfportation, the former for feven Years, and the latter for fourteen. At the fame Time Mary Gaf-den was convicted of Healing a Pair of Stockings, and or-der'd to be whipp'd. And another Perfon, who was found guilty for keeping a diforderly Houfe, was fin'd, and or-der'd to be imprifon'd for one Month. We hear that above 200 Bags and Pockets of new Hops were carried to London laftWeck: ThePrices from 2 1. 15s. to 3 1. 2 s. per Hundred. S   C- O  T  L   A  N   D. Edinburgh, Augufl 23. Laft Week died, in an advanced Age, the Rev. Mr. Livingllone, Minifter of the Gofpel at Strathble^n,  a Man of Angular Piety and true Benevolence. Five different Parties have been detached from the Regiment in Glafcow to the Weft Co.ift, to take Care that the Lords Juftices Order for all Ships from Sicily or the Mediterranean performing Quarantine be ftriclly obferv'd. A melancholy Accident happen'd within thefe few Days atBonheath, where two Boy?, who were looking after their Cows, happening to quarrel, one gave the other a Blow with his Club on the Head, by which he inftantly died. On Thurfday laft died the Rev. Mr. James Burnfide, Minifter of the Gofpel at Kirkin-illoch, to the great Grief of his Parifhioners, and all who knew him. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 34 Minutes after 6. Bank Stock 147 a 1 4th. India-Ditto no Price. South Sea Stock 110 3 4ths. Ditto Old Annuities 115 1 8th a 1 4th. Ditto New 113 3 8ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 102. Ditto 1742, 102. Ditto 1743, 100 a 1 8th. Million Bank 119. Equivalent ux. Royal Aflurance 81. London AlTurance 11 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 4 1. 10 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Priee. Five per Cent ditto no Price* Bank Circulation 6 1. 2 s. 6 d. Pr.   India Bonds 4 1.   14 s. a Prem.  Three ahd a half Salt Tallies 3 Prem. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5 Prem. Three per Cent. Ditto 1 half Difc.    Lottery Tickets * 1 1. 6 s. 8ADLE R's-W E L L S. A T SADLER'S -WELLS, adjoining te j[\ the New-River Head, this Day, will he perform'd The USUAL DIVERSIONS. With Variety of Tumbling and Vaulting, by Motif. GUILIOME, Monf. DAVID, aad Signor FRANCISCQUEj Rope-Dancing by the two Mifs RAYNERSj Poflures, and feveral new Equilibres, by Mr. Rayner ; With feveral Entertainments of Dancing (both Serious and Comic) by Monf. Froment, Mr. Davenport, Mafier Matthews, Mr. PeJling, Mr. Olbeldifton, Mr. Miles, Mr. Rayner, Mr. Clagget, Mr. Deli-falde, Mrs. Bullock, Mrs. La Font, Mifi Wright, Mrs. Phillips, Mifi King,. Mrs. Vallois, Mrs. Anfley, and MifesRayner j With feveral new Songs by Mr. Hemfkirk ariuSMi(s HILLIER. To which will be added, The  L   Y   O   N   R O U S'D; ,-Q-S,____ Monsieur in the Mayne. Being an Exaft REPRESENTATION of the Late BATTLE at DETTINGEN ; wherein every Circumftance which attended that Glorious Engagement wiH be truly exhibited. With a New Cantata, Set to Mufick by Mr. Davis, and Sung by Mr. Hemikirk. The Whole to Conclude with VULCAN's   N E T T S , O R, Harlequin a Captive in Spain : O R, The PRIVATEER   BIT. Harlequin by Mr. Vaughan j Colombine, Mrs. Phillips j Privateer Mr. Hemikirk ; Sancho, Mr. Scollough ; Vulcan, Monf. Fromontj Mars, Mr. Davenport; Venus, Madem. Sandoni; Cupid, Matter Matthews ; Graces, Mifs Wright, Mifs King, and Mrs. Anfley. The Scenes, Cloaths, and Decorations, being New. To begin every Evening at Five o'clock. % Monf. GUILIOME and Monf. DAVID will throw a Somer-fet over a Man and Horfe, with feveral new Exercifes nevri p�i-fornVd before. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S.- AT the NEW WELLS the bottom of Lmtn-ftreet, Goodman's~Fields, this Day, will be perform'd The USUAL  DIVERSIONS. With Rope-Dancing by Monf. JANNO, Monf. Movire, and Mr. Hough. Dancing by Mr. Carney, Madem. Perrault, the two Maften and Mifi Granier, Mifs Story, Mr. Chettle, Mr. Hayes, and Mrs. Hough. And TUMBLING by Monf. JANNO, Monf. Movire, and Mr. Hough. Several New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mr. Cunningham, and Mrs. Hil viz.  A Mad Dialogue by Mr. Brett and Mr. Cunningham, With feveral NEW EQUILIBRES by the RUSSIA BOY, wh� performs feveral entire new Ballances. And the Surprising Performances of the Famous BATH    MORRIS-DANCERS. To which will be added, feveral Scenes in Grotefque Characters, (never perform'd before) call'd The SAILOR'S PROGRESS. O R, The Humours of Wapping and Stepney. The Part of Harlequin by Mr. Hayes ; Colombin�, Mifi Story ; 'Squire Noodle, Mr. Chettle ; Lolpoop, Mr. Hough 5 Sailors, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Carney, and Monf. Granier ; STEPNEY LANDLADY, by Mrs. HILL ; Mifs Brazen, Mifs Jones; MifiLoveit, Mifs Smith ; Mifs Dawdle, Mifs Evans. The Whole to Conclude with a Diverting Dance, call'd TJoe HUMOURS of the T I M E S. The Cloaths, Scenes, and Mufick, being entirely New. Every One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine apiece as ufual. To begin every Evening at Five o'clock, For JD I V I D E N D. TH E fepafare Creditors of George Alexander aie^efir'd to call at the Fountain behind the Royal-Exchange, on Wednefday the ?th of September next, between the Hours of three and four in the Afternoon, and every fucceeding Wednefday in the faid Month, at the fame Hours, that they may receir� their Dividend. At the Original Orange Shrub Vault,  by- CHARLES OGLE, under the Lemon-Tree in Covent-Garden Market, nov: on Sale at js. 6d. per Gallon, and fent to any Part of the Tonun, free from Charges to the Buyer ; ALarge and Curious Parcel of BRANDY and RUM ORANGE SHRUB, made this Seafon, of the" true and fineft Seville Oranges, when in their beft Perfection, and which for Flavour and Tafte far exceed any Punch made with Lemons. Note, Thofe who buy five Gallons or more, for Difpatch of Sale, fhall be abated 6 d. per Gallon. At the Old LOTTERY-OFFICE o f BENJAMIN   COLE,  Broker, Next the Union Coffee - Houfe in Exchange - Alley, STATE LOTTERY-TICKETS 1743, are Bought, Sold, and Divided into Shares, vii. Halves, Quarters, Eighths, aad Sixteenths. Alfo Chances fold, Tickets regiiter'd and examin'd, and all other Bunnell relating to the Lattery or Government Securities negotiated with the utmoft Care and Exacxnefi. Any Perfon may come to the Office through the Shop, at the SigJi ef the Blackmoor'j Head, over-againft the Royal-Exchange, CornhilL Schemes given Gratis. N.B. The Tickets being deliver'* out by the Bank, thofe that are poflefs'd of my Receipts may have the Tickets on calling at the faid cSka. -2 if -3 f AdvertifemmU of a madsratt Lenyb are tahnin far this Papr at Two Shilling tack.   

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