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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 23, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Numb. 27*3. FRIDAY,   September 23,   1743. Deal, September 21. j^HIS Morning his Majeity'a Ships Dover, Biddefbrd, and Tartar, .with the Outward-bound fail'd to the WeAward.   Came down and failed Edward and Mary, Littler; and Webfter,Seevens, for Dublin. Came down and remain the Price Frigate, Towers, for Jamaica Arrived Imperial Anne, Herbert, from Leghorn. Wind W.N.W. Gravefeni, Sept. zi.   Pafs'd by the Prince Frederick, Tideman ; and Conftant Anne, Hales, from Norway j the R'ofe, Yeoman; and Conftant Jane, Jackfon, from Riga j and Mary, Brook, from Stockholm. The Patience, Brown, from Barbadoes ; the Difpatch, Cheek, from Carolina ; and Neptune, Coats, from New-England, are arrived at Briiiol. LONDON. Letter from Stockholm, September 13, N.S. ' � There were hot Debates the other Day in the College � of the Noblefle, upon a Memorial delivered in by the *. Counts de Bonde and Bielke, insinuating that they were S * both expelled the Senate without any valid Reafon having * been affigned for fuch Ufage to them : As they had feve-� ral Partizans in the Affembly, the Debates lafted 'till Nine o'CIock at Night; but at laft the Refolution did * not turn out in Favour of the two Senators; their Me- * morial was declared ill-grounded by the Majority. The � Burghers fided with the Noblefle in this Debate, and 'tis � not doubted but that the Clergy and the Peafants, who ' have not .yet given their Votes upon it, will be of the * fame Opinion. � A few Days ago the" Order of the Burghers moved for ' conferring the Dignity of Generaliflirno on the Succeflbr, * to the End that he may command our Forces both by � Sea and Land during the King's Abfence: They alfo � propofed that an Allowance be made his RoyalHighnefs for * � the Expences which the Poft of Generaliffimo may put * him to, over and above his Civil Lift, which has been Jetiled already. This Prapofal brought on very warm De-' bates, but at laft all the Orders agreed to it. * The Secret Committee have reprefeoted to the Dyet, � - that as the Cafe now /lands, efpecially with Refpeft to * Denmark, whofe Armaments feem to be defigned againft 9 this Kingdom, it was neceflarv that the Noblefle fhould * chufe 10 trufty Perfons, and the other Orders a proportio- * nable Number, to be joined with the Secret Committee, � andaflift theawn their Deliberations on,ihe Afeirs of the � prefent Conjunflurfe.  The Marfhar of the Dyet having * backed thefe Representations j the four Ofders agreed to � chufe a fufficient-Number of Perfons to enable the Secret � Committee to tranfafl every Thing with all poffible Dif- * patch. At the fame Time, the Noblefle refolved that � the Dyet fhould break up the 16th Inftant, but the other � Orders have not yet given their Confent to it Neverthe- * lefs feveral Senators and Members of the Dyet are pre-� paring to fet.out for their Country-Seats. ----- ' A regular Poft is eftabli/hed again with Finland, The * Briti/h Minifter has frequent Conferences with ourMi-' niftry, and prefented them a Memorial relaring to the � Affairs of Denmark. We are affured that, the Ruffian � Minifters have taken Meafures with\>ur Court, for draw- * ing up a new Tariff of Commerce between Sweden and � Ruffia. * Letters from'Rome fay, that the Pope being defirous that that City fhould be a Pattern not only to* all Italy, but the whole Ch'rifiian World, and not knowing how far thefe two Scourges, War and Peftilence, may fpread, hjs Holy-nefshas already ordered that there {bailie noCamivai next Year in the Dominions of the Holy See, and that Mafque-rades, Operas, Plays and Balls fbali be b:nifhed thence ; to the End that the Almighty may be the more difpofed to preferve them from the Sicknefs which rages in Sicily and Calabria,, as well as reftore Union and Concord among Chriftian Princes, when he fees them humbling and morti-tifying themfelvei at aSeafon of the Year which ufed to be ;fet a-part for Pleafures and Diver/ions-This is a very good Thought in his Holinefs; but it is a long Time to next Carnival, and furely he cannot? but know, that Repentance ought not to be put off till the Morrow. Letxrs from Francfort fay, that Count Piofafque is gone !to take the Command of the Imperial Army in the Abfence of Count SeckendorfF, who is going upon fome important Negotiation to a certain Court. They write from Louvain, that they are very much plagued with the Dyjfentery, which has already carried off 400 Perfons ; and that they have ordered publick Prayers, 4 and made a folemh Proceffion to beg of Heaven to rid them of that Diflemper. , We hear from Silefia, that they continue augmenting and repairing thevFortifications of the ftrcng-Towns in that Duichy, and that 5000 Peafants are at Work in levelling the Hills which command the City of Glatz. . Prince Lobkowitz arrived at Mantua the 10th Inftant, N.S..and the next Day proceeded on his journey to the Auftrian Armyi the Command of which he is take from Count Traun, Tne Duke of Cumberland, arrived at Briflol from Virginia, fell in with three of the J ^maica Fleet, on the Coaft of Ireland, in a fhatter'd Conation'; but knew not their 'Names. There are Letters in Town with an Account, that the Jolly-Batchelor, Cutler, off and from Boffon in New-Eng. landj was cut off by -the Portugueze in Setileon River; the Captain and. two of the Crew being killed.-It is fuppos'd that they.had been guilty of fome bad Things ; for it is generally allowed that the Portugueze at that PUce area very good fort of People. The VefTel was afterwards ran-fom'd; and was arrived on the 19th of Auguft at Bolton, under the Command of Capt. Wickham, who was iome time ago taken on the Coaft by a Spanifli Privateer. Yefterday Morning was fhipp'd for Flanders, for the Ufe of his Majefty's Forces, 5000 Muflcets, 1800 Weight of Bullets, a large Quantity of Powder, and 12 Carriages. Laft Saturday came on at Plymouth, the Election of a Mayor for that Corporation, when John Rogers, Efq; Son of Sir John Rogers, Bart, their Recorder, was chofen. Laft Week.Ifaac Littleton, Efq} a young Gentleman pof-fefs'd of a large Eftate, was married at Bath to Mifs Carolina Braithwaite, of Exeter, a young Lady of 10,0001. Fortune. " Laft Monday fe'nnight, Mr. Mark Thomas, of Canterbury, Attorney at Law, was unanimoufly ele&ed an Alderman of that City. We hear from Cranbrook in Kent, that on the 12th Inftant, Thomas Mackley of that Place, took a Straw-hive of Bees; and that the Hive, Honey and Comb, being weigh'd in the Prefence of feveral of his Neighbours, (after the Bees were kiil'd and put out) amounted to 80 lb. He has feveral more Hives to take, which, 'tis- thought will weigh near the fame Weight. 'Tis written from Sturbich Fair, that above 2000 Bags and Pockets of Hops were brought there; the Selling Prices were from 2I. 10 s. to 2I. 16 s. and 3 1. Some few very fine to 3 I. 6 s, and 3 1. 10's. and that a pretty many of the ordinary Sort were unfold. Laft Monday died at Bath, the Lady of Edward North-cote, Efq; of Salifbury in W^lts; her Death is univerfally lamented by the Poor, being a Phyfician to the Sick, and a conftant Relief to the Needy. By private Letters from Bruffels there is Advice, that a - few Days fince died there, James Corbett, Efq; a young Gentleman poflefs'd of a fine Eftate in Warwickfhire. Yefterday Morning died Mr. Williains, a very eminent Gold and Silver Laceman in Lombard-~ftreet. On Monday laft died at Brumpton. Robert Morgan,Efq; in the 3 2d Year of his Age ; he was a Gentleman of an ancient Family, and much efteem'd. - On Weduefday died, at her Couhtry-houfe m-Hammer-fmith, Mrs. Purdey, Wife of Mr. Purdey, a very eminent Undertaker in the Strand.   ...... On Tuefday Night as one Mr. Cotton, a Sea Surgeon, was coming acrof; Stepney Fields, along with a young Gentlewoman, he was attack'd by two Fellows in Sailors Habits, one of whom held* a Piftolto his Bread, whilft the other robb'd him of two Guineas and fome Silver, and then made off acrofs the Fields. Yefterday Thomas Seneff was committed to New-Prifon, by Col. De Veil, for felonioufly raking out of the Dwelling houfe of Mr. Peter Hales, a Silver Spoon of thirteen Shillings Value, found upon him, the Property of the faid Hales. The fame Day Gillians Dixon and Thomas Jenkins were committed to the fame Place by the fame Gendeman, for felonioufly taking out of the Cellar of Mr. Thomas Bowick, feven Bottles of Cherry Brandy; Part of which was found upon them. At RUCKHOLT-HOUSE, near Low-Lay ton, in-Eflex, on Monday next, the 26th of September, will be perform'd (for the laft Time this Seafon) a Serenata, call'd, SOLOMON. Tickets Two Shillings; which entitles each Perfon to a Breakfaft, as ufual, and a Book of the Entertainment. And in the Afternoon, will be Singing by Mr. LOWE, Mr. BAILDON, Mr. BRETT, &c-Admittance after Two o'CIock One Shilling. Epitaph on Mr. Nobbs. WAND'RING Reader, flay a Minute, Perufe this Tomb, and mark what's in it. On Tombs Old Nobbs, in paffing by, At Pancras Church wou*d caft an Eye, As oft his Legs, e'en 'gainft his Will, Were marching on for Highgate-Hill: Or, fore'd by Strefs of Wcarhcr home, Six Milei he'd count you round the Room \ Then fmoke his Pipe, an J drink his Liquor, So back again as quick, or quicker; Pleas'd all the Way with fancy'd View Of Crols of Paul's, as tho' 'twere trus. 'Till, Jokes worn thread-bare, Heav'n thought meet. His Miles by fhort'ning into Feet, To take him off his daily Trot, And Map his Life within this Spot. A Foot t' a Mile, the Scale is juft ; No room to move, fo ftop hemuft. Learn hence, to ftir's an idle Notion % Sure Reft o'ertakes the fureft Motion : Nor truer Pun Nobbs' Lips e'er pak'd , Than-all that go, mull go at laft. To the Author of the London Daily Post. S  I   R, TH E following Facls, I prefume, will be a fufficient Anfwer to the Extraft of a Letter from Jamaica publifbed in your Paper of the 15th Inftant. By the Lyon Man of War, which failed from Jamaica the 19th of June laft, and lately arrived off Plymouth, I have an Account of all the Prizes, and what they fold for, that were taken by the Fleet in the Weft-Indies from the latter End of December 1740, to the 19th of Odlbber 1742, which is near 22 Months ; I have alfo an Account before me of the A-. mount of the Prizes taken between the faid 19th of Oftober 1742, to the 19th of June laft, which is exaftly eight Months; I have compared the Sums, and find the Value taken in the eight Months to exceed the Sum taken in the 22 Months many Thoufand Pounds Sterling, and with left than half the Number of Ships; therefore will leave it to every impartial Reader1 to judge whether there be any Appearance of Reafon for the Reprefentatibns in the above* mention'd Extraft, efpecially as the- pref-nt Commander has been nine Years on that Station fince the Year 1720. R. M. High Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 7 Minute* after 3. Bank Stock no Price. India Ditto no Pn'ce. South Sea Stock 111 3 8ths. Ditto Old Annuities 115 r 4th a 1 8th. Ditto New 1135 8ths a 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 101 1 half.    Ditto 1742,  101 1 half.   DitiO 1743, 99 3 4ths. Million Bank 119. Equivalent in. Royal Aflurance 80. London Affurance 11 7 8ths. English 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. India Bonds 4 1. 16 s. a 15 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Order 5 Pr. Three per Cent. Ditto 1 D'fc.  Lottery Tickets n 1. 6 s. 6d. DRU.RY-LAN E_______ By His Majeftfs Company of Comedian^ AT the Theatre - Royal in Drury-Lanc, To-morcow, will be prefented a Comedy, call'd LOVE  MAKES  A  MANi O R, The Fop's Fortune. With Entertainments, as will be expre&'d in the Bills of theDtri At  COMMON   PRICES. Placet for the Boxes to be taken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre. To begin exaftly at Six o'Clock. C O V E N T- G A R DEN. By the Company of Comedians, AT the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, thU Day, will be prefented a Comedy, call'd t The PROVOK'D HUSBAND; o r, A Journey to London. The Part of Lord Townly by Mr. Ryan; Manly, Mr. Bridgwater; Sir Francis Wronehead, Mr. Hippifley ; Lady Grace, Mrs. Stevens j LidyWronghead, Mrs. Kilby j Count BafJet, Mr.Chapman ; 'Squire Richard, Mr. James. Mi/i Jenny, Mrs.Vincent ; Mrs Motherly, Mrs. Martin j Myrtilla, Mifs Hilryanl ; Trufty, Mrs.Mullartj And the Part of Lady Townly by Mrs. Horton. AtCOMMONPRICES. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Mr. Page, at the Stage-Door of thtTheatre. __ __._    Tn hrgin nrnHlj'n ^tim'flm V,- -O - G O O D M A N'S-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS the bottom.of Ltmon-ftrtet, Goodman's-Fields, this Day, will be perform'd The USUAL DIVERSION S.- . With Rope-Dancing by Monf. JANNO, Monf. Mourire, and Mr. Hough. Dancing by Mr. Carney; the two Mafters and Mils Granier, Mif* 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. Hill. With feveral NEW EQU1LIBRES by the RUSSIA BOY, wh� performs feveral entire new Ballances. And the Surprifing Performance! of the Famous BAT H   MORRIS-DANCERS. To which will be added, feveral new Scenes in Grotefque Characters, call'd The SAILOR's PROGRESS, o R, The Humours of Wapping and Stepney. The Part of Harlequin, by Mr. Hayes ; Colombine, Mifs Story ; 'Squire Noodle, Mr. Chettle ; Lolpoop, Mr. Hjugh 5 Sailors, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Carney, and Monf. Granier j STEPNEY LANDLADY, by Mrs. HILL } Mifs Brazen, Mifs Jones-j MifcLoveit, Mifi Smith j Mils Dawdle Mifs Evans. The Whole to Conclude with a Diverting Dance, call'd 7 he HUMOURS of tt>e TIMES. lie Cloatks, Settles,'and Mttfick, being entirely new, % Every One will be admitted "for a Pint of Wine a-piece as ufid* To begin every Evening at Five o'CIock. 9: Jdvertifements of a moderate Length are taken in for this Papr at Two Shillings each*   

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