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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 27, 1743, London, Middlesex                                pte London Daily Poft, and Gen^^ertlfer. NuM8-1844, TUESDA Y,  D e c ember 27,   1743 Deal, December 25. AME Cam- down the Darfley, pion, for Leghorn ; and remain with the Man of War, Prize, Urfula Tender, and Dutch Ship for India.   Wind N.W. Grave/end, Dec. 25. Pafs'd by Dolphin, dark, fronvBofton; Applethwaite, Stowe, from Bar-badoes; the Lovely Betty, Vane, from Jamaica ; Jemima, Clari-but, from Calais ; and L iberty, Sparks, from Dunkirk. Arrived at fever2I Perls. The Earl of Gainfborough, Carey, from" London ; and Try ton, Macnamarra, from Santa Cruz, are arrived at -Leghorn. The Catherine, Potland, from Falmouth, at Venice. The Seahorfe, Young, from Leghorn, at Algiers. -Swift, M'Cormack, from Jamaica, at Belfaft. The Thomas and Sally, Jackfon ; and Antwerp Packet, -Dickfon, from Stockholm, at Hull. . The-Vi&ory, Forftcr, from Stockholm, at Hamburgh. LONDON. They write from Vienna, that in this dead Seafon the Officers having nothing to do in the Field, amufe themfelves in paying off old Scores among themfelves : General Lu-chefi and Count Paradis, who was an Adjutant General in the late Campaign, decided their Quarrel t'other Day in the /Streets of Vienna, and were both dangeroofly wounded : Baron Trenck has alfo fought a Duel with Count Drafco-witz, Lieutenant Colonel of a Hungarian Regiment j but they were only /lightly wounded. Such Practices becoming .coo frequent of late, the Queen is going to publifh a very fevere Edift againlt Duelling, and at the fame Time im-yower the Council of War to take Cognizance of the Qgar-Yels that may happen between the Officers of the Troops. According to fome Advices from Genoa the Republick feems to be preparing in earnell for a War, a Million of Crowns being borrowed of the Bank of St. George, and 30 Coraraiffions fent over to Corfica, for railing as many new Companies in that Hand, which they fay, will meet with no Difficulty, an Accommodation being as good as concluded between the Republick and the Malecontents. The Senate has alfo laid by a Fund of 100,000 Livrej, towards repairing and augmenting the Fortifications of Savonna. Letters from Madrid fay, that a Negociation is on the Tapis, for a Treaty of Commerce between Sweden and Spain. From Ceuta we hear that the Plague has not yet/ubfided there, as was lately reported. Letters from Conftantinople, by the Way of Ham-bouxgh, fay, that the Plague has totally ceafed at Aleppo. The Lords of the Admiralty have ordered another Man ef War to join the three already on the Coaft of Ireland, for the Protection of the Trade. Their Lordfhips have alfo ordered a Convoy for the Ships bound to Portugal, which is to fail from Spkhead ia  few Days'. On Monday laft, in the Afternoon* the Right Honourable the Lord Tyrawley, who is appointed Amhaflador to the Court of Ruffia, fet out from his Houfe in Sfretton-iftreet, with a grand Retinue. Yefterday Advice came, that the Neptune, Brooks, from London, was arrived at Leghorn.-In her Paflage ihe was attack'doff thelfland of Majorca, by a large Spanifh Privateer, who bearded him with 60 Men ; but Capt. Brooks fir'd fo bri&ly from his Clofe Quarters, that he kill'd four, wounded feveral, and obliged the reft to quit his Deck, with the utmoft Precipitation, except Nine, which he feiz'd �and has on board his Ship as Prifoners. . The Lady Anna Sophia, Kuypner, bound from Hamburgh to Lifbon, is loft near Dunkirk; the Ship is beat to Pieces, arid Part of the Bale Goods drove afhore. . The Mary, Hammond,- a Dunkirk Trader, is afhore *rear Dunkirk; but there are Hopes of her being off again. On Sunday laft the Lady of Sir Cecil Bifhop, Bart, and Sifter to Lord Falmouth, wasfafely delivered of a Son, at Sir Cecil's Houfe in Berkley-fquare. Laft Week Mr. Hale, a Hofier and Haberdafher in the Borough of Southwark, was married to Mrs. Dobinfon, Widow of Mr. Dobinfon, formerly a Hofier on the Bridge, an agreeable Widow, with a large Fortune. . Laft Friday died, at the Houfe ofNeill Buchanan, Efq; Levin Gale, Efq; Chief Juftice and Major General of the Province of Maryland, who lately came from thence on Account of his bad State of Health, a Gentleman ofdi-ilinguifhed Merit, whofe Death miift be greatly lamented by all who had the Pleafure of his Acquaintance ; but more especially by the People of Maryland, where he was uni' rerfally efteemed, for his flridt Juftice and- Honour, and extenfive Benevolence. Laft Night his Corpfe was interr'd et St. George's Church, Botolph-Lane, in a genteel but private mariner. Laft Week died at Bath the Rev. Mr. Becher, Son of the late Mr. Alderman Becher, one of the Chaplains to his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, and Rector of Temple and St. Stephen's in that.City. As did alfo Capt. Burroughs, a Gentleman greatly ef-tcem'd by the Trading Part of that City. On Friday fe'nnight laft feven Offenders under Confine ment in Chelmsford Goal, attempted to make their Efcape, by breaking a Way through a Chimney, &c. but weredif-cover*d an
                            

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