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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 20, 1743, London, Middlesex                                NUMB.2780. T U E S D A Y,  September 20, - 1743. Deal, September 18. AME down and faii'd the Prince William, Smithfon, for Carolina. Remain in the Downs the Dover Man of War.  Wind S.E. Gravefend^JSept. tB.. Pafs'd by Jofiah, Hales, from Dantzick; Delight, Sollet, from Norway;, and the Swallow, from the Happy Jennet, in the Hope. _ Arrived at feveral Ports. The Royal Ranger, Brownlofe, from Portobello, is arrived at Jamaica. The Fortune, Curling, from Santa Cruz, at Leghorn. The Diana, M'Carty, from Dublin, at Leghorn. The New Mary, Jackfon ; and Hannah, Evers, from Peterfburgh,. in the River. The Love, Hudfon, from Jamaica, at Lancafter. This is one of the Fleet, that was feparatcd in a Hurricane, in Lat. 38. LONDON. Ltttir from Pert/mouth, Sept. 18. ' Notwithftanding the Precautions we have taken here, * on Friday lad the Dutch Ship De Refolute, fuppos'd to * have the Plague on board, came to the Back of the Ifle   and two Men, who were catching Crabs, * {one of them Brother to Boyce, the famous Smuggler.now < in the Fleet Prifon) were fo indifcreet as to go along-fide � of her: They told them they were a homeward-bound 1 Indiatnan, and wanted Provifions ; on which the two ' Men came on Shoar, and carried off a fat Sheep, and * fome Butter, and then returned to their Houfes. By this � Time the Country was alarmed, and arming thernfelves * went directly to kill them, or at leaftmake them return ' to their Boat; they furrendered immediately, and went � where they were ordered, the Guard following at a Di-� fiance.  They are now at the Mother-Bank, where they * are to perform Quarantine in their fmall open Boat.- * They faid they faw but Eight on the Deck; but all * feem'd well in Health.-The Folly of thefe Fellows * has put us all in the utmoft Confternation; and the chief * Talk is, cutting off Communication with the IfLnd ; if < fo we are in a fine Condition, for Provifions will be ex- * ceffive dear.--God preferve us from Danger.' We have the following Advices from onboard the Anne, Capt Marfhal, lately arrived from Jamaica, viz. ' That * he met .off the Weft-End of Hifpaniola the Adventure ' Man of War, Capt. Draper, and the Bonetta Sloop, * going, off their Cruize, for Jamaica ; and was informed, * that on the 20th of May the Adventure faw a large Ship * off the Jfland of Tortuga, and gave her Chace, and fir'd * feveral Shot at her to bring her too y the then hoifted � French Colours, but they continued'firing, whfdfii fte re-' turned; but at Day-break ran herfelf afhore, about a * Mile and a half from Port a Pie on Hifpaniola. They '-rieaTd-affcerwards ftte wa* caU'6V-the Archangel of St. Ma-' loes, Bartholomew Lovcl Mailer, bound to the Port of � Louifanne.----And the 7th of June, the faid Man of * War engaged a large Ship under French Colours, off * Cape Francois, from Day-break till One o'Clock, at * which Time (he being very much damag'd, ten or twelve   To-morrow the New Exchange at Briflol will be opened with a grand Ce:emony fuitable to the^Occafion. They, write from Norwich, that laft Thurfday about Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, William Lake, a Felon under Sentence of Tranfportation, for robbing Mr. Mor-rice, broke out of that Lity Gaol; he had before cut his Irons off, and two large Bars and a crofs Iron in the Grate next the Street. Tice, who was condemn'd to be hang'd, but reprieved 'till further Orders, and Hook who was call for Tranfportation, for, robbing Mr. St. John, had both faw'd off their Irons, in order to efcape with Lake, but were both prevented. -On Saturday laft died, in Plough-Court, Fetter-lane, Richard Scrivener, Efq; a Gentleman much efteem'd by his Acquaintance. On Wednefday laft, Mr. Alderman Watts, was elected Mayor of Canterbury for the Year enfuing. A few Days fince died the Rev. Mr. Miles Weft, Rector of Harierfbam in Kent j which Living is in the Gift of the Warden and Fellows of All Souls College in Oxford. Yeflerday a Match at Cricket was play'd in the Artillery-Ground, between Eleven Gentlemen of London, and Eleven Gentlemen out of the Counties of Middlefex, Berk-(hire, and Bucks, when the Londoners; in the firft Innings got 70, the Country 71; the Londoners in the Second Innings got 97, the Country 4S3 ; Majority for the Londoners 53. Yefterday Thomas Parker, was committed toClerken-~ well-Bridewell, being a reputed Pickpocket, j he was purr fued near Red-Lyon-Street, for picking the Pocket of a j Gentleman, and jump'd over a Wall 14 Feet high intoaM^ Tradefman's Yard to make his Efcape, but was taken therepsji and at the Time of his being feiz'd, he threw away a great Number of Handkerchiefs; he was brought before Col. De Vie], where he pretended to be a Sailor difcharg'd from his Majefty's Ship the Boyne, but prevaricated extremely upon his Examination. The Tickets in the prefent State-Lottery are now deli-j vering at the Bank ; and all Perfons poflefs'd of the Receipts given by Mr. Richard Shergold, Printer to the Hon. the Commiffioners of the Lottery, may have them exchanged for Tickets at his Office in Pope's-Head Alley, over againft the Royal-Exchange, Cornhill, and be fupplied with Tickets, Shares, and Chances of Tickets, at the loweft Price. A Regifter-Book is kept there, and for 6 d. per Ticket any one may have an immediate Account fent them of their Succefs, if in Town; and by the firft Poll to any Part of Great-Britain or Ireland. The abovefaid Richard Shergold buys and fells by Commiflion, South-Sea, Bank, and India Stocks, with the feveral Annuities, India Bonds, Navy and Victualling Bills, with all Governmeht Securities. All Letters out of the Country (Pod-paid) will be duly anfwer'd. C O U N T R Y - N E W S. Briffol, Sept. 1 j. Monday laft Mr. Lydiard; aBaberin Broadmead was unhappily kill'd by the Kick of a Horfe in his Breaft. It feems he and his Wife, with other Company, were going to Bath to a Wedding, but the Saddle of one of the Horfes not fitting eafy, they alighted, in order to fhift it; and as Mr. Lydiard was (landing a little behind one of the Horfes, the Creature threw up his hinder Legs, and kill'd him on the Spot. And the Beginning of this Week Mr. Parfons, an eminent Carpenter in the Old-Market, was kill'd by a Fall from a Horfe, after being at the Ho; fe-Races on darken-Down near Bath. And alfo the Beginning of this Week, a Man at a Houfe in Bedminfter throwing a Knife at a Dog, unhappily pitch'd it in the Skull of bis Wife's Brother, who was fitting by, of which he died in-a frnall Time.-But before he died, he begg'd that nothing might be done unto his Brother-in-Law, inafmuch as he faid, that he believed he did not intend any Evil againft him. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Sept. 13. Laft Week the Rev. M*'. Gib, Minilter of Abbotfhall, as he was going to the Admiffion of a Minifter in Dyfert, was attacked en the Way by a great Crowd of Seceders, who have lately acceded to Mr. Nairn. They handled him'in a very rude and indecent Manner, and forcibly pulled him from his Horfe ; but, not daring to do him any bodily Harm, they vented all their Malice upon the poor Animal, whofe Mouth they barba-roufly flit lip to the very Ears: An Evidence that they would have treated bis Mafter in the fame Fajhion, could they have done it with equal Impunity. IRE  L  A  N   D. Dublin, Sept. 10. Monday laft the Right Hon. Lady Ann Magill, Wife of Robert Hawkins Magill, Efq; and Sifter to the Earl of Darnley, was brought to-bed of a Daughter. On Tuefday laft the Rev. Dean Maturin, was inftalled in St. Patrick's Church, Prebend of Mullyhader, in the room of the Rev. Mr. Synge, now Archdeacon of Dublin. Laft Week a Boat with 11 Men in her put into Gatlway, but was obliged to go off again to perform Quarantain ; fearing they belonged to fome Ship from an infected Placej but next Day they made it appear by their Papers, that they belonged to a Ship bound from London to Carolina, and � that Ihe had foundered at Sea 200 Leagues from thence. The Men are all in good Health. On Tuefday laft died-Barral, a noted SilkTMer- chant; at bis Houfe in Vicar's-ftreet. We have'Advice by Capt. Orr from Glafcow, that the George from Dublin, James Wilfon, Mailer, who failed hence.in April laft, with fixty-four Convicts, was arrived atPoto.iock in Virginia, after a Paffage of eight'Weeks, . and had landed them all well in good Health. a Letter from Lougbrea, we have the following Account of the Races there. On Monday the 20 1. Piize was run for by Sir Edward OBrien-'s Horfe Trufy, and Lucius OBrien's, Efq". Mare Coquet, won by the-former. �-Oh Tuefday the 20 I. Prize was run for by Pierce Creagh Efquire's Mare, Bald Sharlott Mr. Xavierui Blake's Mare, and Col. French's Mare; won by the firft. On Wednefday the 201. Prize was run for by Pierce Creagh Efquire's Horfe Larry Grogan, and Mr. Domi-nick Browne's Mare Small Hopes ; won by the former. On Thurfday the 20 1. Prize was run for, by Sir Edward OBrien's Horfe Trufy, and Mr. Patrick Nolan's Mare; won by the former. On Friday the zo 1. Hunter's Prize was won by Robert French Efquire's Horfe Kouli-Kan, who ftarted alone. On Saturday the 50 1. Prize was run for, by Pierce Creagh Efquire's, Mare Bald Sharlot, Sir Edw. OBrien's Horfe Patch, Mr. Dominick Browne's Mare, Small Hopes, Mr. Plaice's Horfe, from Dublin, Mr. Nolan's Mare, and Mr. Hyacinth Darcey's Mare ; won by the firft in tw� Heats. Extraclvf a Letter from Kinfale, Sept. 2, 1743. ' Laft Week arrived here the Ship, King of Denmark, im Copenhagen, 900 Tons, 30 Guns and 150 Men, etfiil ISf&l&a : She has been eight Weeks abroad, and ihade th4lwmziles,  but forced back by contrary Winds and bad iW&iiier.  She had been on our Weftern Coaft near Dingle and the Blafquetts for eight or ten Days, de-tain'd there by Eafterly Winds before her Arrival here. Her Appearance on that Coaft made great Noife in this Cuunuy, ftaring (lit had luuui-fkmf PUits iufi.fl.ul, but the Captain and Crew are very healthy. High Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 28 Minutes after 12. Bank Stock no Price. India Ditto 184 1 half. South Sea Stock no 3 4ths. Ditto Old Annuities 115. Ditto New 113 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 101 3 4ths a 1 half Ditto 1742, 101 3 4thsa 1 half. Ditto 1743, 99 3 4ths. Million Bank 119. Equivalent 111. Royal Affurance 80 1 half. London Affutance 11 7 8ths. Eng-lilh Copper 4 1. 10 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 61. 7 s. 6d. Prem. Indii Bonds 41. 17 s. a 15 ?. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Order 5 Pr. Three per Cent. Ditto 1 Difc.  Lottery Tickets 11 1. 5 s. 6 d. DRURY-LANE.- A By His Majeflfs Company of Comedians^ AT the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, thii Day, will be prefented a Comedy, call'd The    BUSY    BODY. The Part of Marplot by Mr. Yates ; Sir George Airy, by Mr. Gitrard ; Sir Francis Gripe, by Mr. Tafwell ; Sir Jeal ous Traffick, Mr. Bridges j Charles, Mr. W. Giffard ; Whifper, Mr. Neale j Butler, Mr. Wright. Miranda, Mrs. Bennet 5 I&binda, Mrs. Ri-dout j Patch, Mrs. Crofs; Scentwell, Mifs Horfingtoa. To which will be added a Farce *f THo a&s, call'd The  LYING   VALET. The Part of the Lying Valet by Mr. Yates; Gaylefs, Mr. Aa-derfbn ; Tuftice Guttle, Mr. Tafwell 5 Beau Trippit, Mr. Nealej Melifla, Mrs. Bennet; Mrs. Gadabout, Mrs. Egerton; Mrs. Trippit, Mrs. King j Kitty Pry, Mrs. Yates. At  common   PRICES. Placet for the Boxes to be taken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre* To begin exactly at Six o'Clock. COVEN T-G A R D E N.---- By the Company of Comedians, T the Theatre-Royal in Covent-GardenB To-morrow, will be prefented the Tragedy of HAMLET, Prince of Denmark. Written by Shakefpear. To begin exactly at Six o'Clock. G O O D M A N'S-F I E L D S__ AT the NEW WELLS the bottom of Ltmen-ftrtct, GwtmaiCi-Fitldi, this Day, will be perform** The USUAL DIVERSIONS. With Rope-Dancing by Mcnf. JANNO, Monf. Mouvire, and Mr. Hough. Dancing by Mr. Carney, Madem. Perrault, the two Mailers and Mifc Granier. Mils Scary, 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. Hill. With fcreral NEW EQUILIBRES by the RUSSIA BOY, wh� perform! feveral entire new Ballances. And the Surpri�ng Performances of the Famous BATH   MORRIS-DANCERS. To which will be added, feveral new Scenes in Grotefque Cha-,-. ra&ers, call'd The SAILOR's PROGRESS. o r, The Humours of' Wapping and Stepney. . The Part of Harlequin, by Mr. Hayes 5 Colombine, Mils Story j 'Squire Noodle, Mr. Chettle ; Lolpoop, Mr. Hough j Sailors, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Carney, and Monf. Granier ; STEPNEY LANDLADY, by Mrs. HILL ; Mifs Braaen, Mifs Jones j MifsLoveit, Mifc Smith j Mili Dawdle, Mifs Evans. The Whole to Conclude with a Diverting Dance, call'd Ihe HUMOURS of the TIMES. TheClcatbt, Scentt, and Mufick, being tntirtly new. Evert One will be admitted far a Pint of Wine a.pieee it vjutl, To begin every Evening at Five o'Clock. jfdvertifemtnts of a mderase Lentfb are taken in for this Paper at Two Shillings each.   

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