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Covent Garden Journal (Newspaper) - May 23, 1752, London, Middlesex cav the Earl Brooke and his T adv let out from his Houfe in for inSurry his Lordih p having pur ciialii tnc fine of her Grace the late of aft a new Ring of Bells were hung p in the Bellfrey of the Parith Church of Wcftham in and are to be made uie of tor the fint on Sunday it being the Birth of RovM Highnefsthe Prince arc informed the two Mifies fet out for France on Wednesday the Summer On Saturday lad in the Evening two Uentle men were one immediately after the o JUT on by a fingle ma mounted on a Brownbay May On Tuefday lalt the PI Fellow of Queens College in this was admitced to the Degree of Doctor WE ONES Yefterday an Ex prefs arrived at the from which brought the News of hii Majeftys being in perfect Heal Laft 1 hnrfday died at Sir Miles Stapyl Bart of Myton in one of the of his Majeftys Yefterdav an ancient Woman was over by a Cart in and died foon Yefterday the Son of a bathing him felf in a Brook was Yefterday iSfeiter was Work Fiiits Houfe behind the paint ng the the which was fet on a Pair of and held by another Pefonto prevent his fome People being on the occafioned the Fainter and the Perfon Ladder which Means the Painter fell flatOn his Face on the and was very much T H U R S D A On Tuefday about ten a Fire bro out which began to burn with Violence but by the timely AlMance of an Engine belonging to Sepul and it was happily extingulL vith no other Damage than burning Part iie where ii On Tuefday who lived in afte eating a hearty went to bed with her and was Yefterday Morning found dead by her between eight and as Leveridge was walking along Lin he fell in a Fit by the End and was carried into the Grocers Shop at the but it was thought he couid not On Tuefday an eminent Apothe cary near who went from his Houfe to meet fome Friends at Horn was found dead in a Field called The thirty By his being cold when it is thought he had died two A Survey of the Town of and the Fields adjacent we at this time in order to make a Plan of the On Tuefday Afternoon three Women run a Race on BarnetCommon for a Two of them foon gave and the Winner run out They were all ftripped to their Shifts and Under and cxpofcd them fdves very On Friday Afternoon two Smugglers ap prehended in a PoftCSiaife at in which were found Baci of Tea On Saturday Morn ing they were carried before juftice and committed by him fo the New South One of them is faid to have been con cerned in affifting the laft Smugglers that made tboir Efcapeout of On Monday laft a Fellow with his Stick knocked down a Boy near Hampton and robbed him of i We hiar from that though the Hops have beeu Latenefs cf the Weather became fine tney have run up Prof peclr of a gooa j On who lodge at the End bi in Oxford his to ami uith this Defign tic was fc whimiicai as to go to made Garters fupply of a Rope Vuc being ftrqng they broke upon he them to a fecond fome had obferved coming prseVented him from proceednin fo a an4 prevailed with him co Nex tfie LbrcUof the Treifury mcwt Cockpit On Monday laft three yotmg Fellows riding furioufly to Braffeu iir lieitu juil by Mill one of then vvafs thrown orf his and his Heo4 p tchci upoa a PaiVin which was n which his Scull and killed him on Another Perfon broke his Arm by a Fall from a Horfe on the fame A few Days fmce at his Parfonage Hoife ar in the County of Lin aged tne Robert Hel Redor of that Parilh far many Years May We hear that the Right Hon the Karl of Breadalbarrc will be without one of the fixreen Peers of Sc in the room of the late Earl of Dun FR IDA It is in the Atti m between the Prince in the Eaft hear 40 Men were killed belonging to the laid N A Ship arrived at Leghorn from Corfica brings an that the Marquis de Curfay and Grimaldi have concerted effectual Meafures for fecuring tije Tranquillity of that to which End a Plan has been drawn yp for augmenting and the to encourage the have greatly leifeBed the Duties on Im Exports from On laft died the Rev Miniiler to a Congregation of Proteftant Diffenters atPinners Broad treet a Gentleman ex beloved and refpected by all his Ac r The fame Day died Wife to the Editor of fome curious Tracls re in Defence of our Civil and On Tuefday Evening aWoman was detected in dripping a Child in near the Hof but for want of a proper Orhcer ihe was fuf feredto On in the Jonathan an eminent Brewer in Cat and Wheel Al alang on a ludden down Morning Houfe inCow Thomas an eminent Ironmon ger and He was a fmcere Friend and facetious a Servantmaid to a Merchant in T6keh cleaning the Steps of the w4ht to fetch a Pail 6f and leaving the Door fome Villain took an Op iivher to fteal a Suit of Cloaths worth 6 out of a Yefterday Marning eighty Elizabeth at her Lodgings in Red a Widtrw polFefled of a coniiderable Yefterday Morning JOCX3 Ounces of Silver Coin were fnipped fur Wcdnefday Morning died at Kenfington the Lord Chief One who lodgesat a Petukemaker in Artne s be ing an elderly of a charitable had a pretended dumb Man a weekly Subfiftance a great bat having late ly been ill for a confiderable his Penfioner could find no Accefs to but reckoned up his and afked a Guinea of the Gentle man when he was able to go He told hhnthat his latelllnefs nad fo drained him Money that he withhold his at for buf gaire him a tRe Fellow feemed higWy botwerrt for that with afn Intention tdf pot a new Deivgnin Execution j and thtat the People pf the as they with would not denf him Ad mittanee he and another with hint rumed in ti the Houfe Yefterdayr between twelve OTtje at iNoon which Behaviour fomewhat a Irtrracd who followed them dp Siairs after a little and there faw them plunderfrlgand even weak old Gen of his She immediately called to t 6 decent looking Men who came to her but they were porfaed by two more of the and would have been had nat who had been foliicit ing Charity at the feeh in and alarmed whd fcon gave AfTtftance and after diiigemr Search but were takea to Juftice Sv Lawrences in hard by jrfwr the other two were and they overs all committed pretended dumb Man was brought to his Old taken tiff fpecqhlefs laft Evening in Princes afteribme time recovered his He would not accept of a but walked home fuppotted by This unlucky Accident happened by his Foot which him fo and his Head ftnxkagainita To that he was totally deprived of Senfe and But we have Pleafurt to inform the Public he is likdy txx do eleven and twelve before as a to a Brewer in careleily on the chafes of the goirg tlown i gave fttdden by he was thrown and the Dray went over his Thigh and broke He immediate y carried to Georges Hof Hyde Pfirk A Girl who had fome time p aft been ob liged to the Gencrofity of married Perfon of who went under Name to and lately contracted Matrimony with her was about a Month fince taken very and an by ter ordered attend her by whofe Care me foon began to and remained pretty for a few Days But in a hort time fherelapfed into a very dangerous and freih Advice was called Medicines vere which had no Effect hole who had the Care of her furprjfed at and told her that me had certainly taken to counteract the frtues of what they rnd fheiblemnly and laft Week dkd in the greareft In o e of her Pockets was found a Lercer from preifing if ihe regarded the ofaer to continue thoie I bwders he lent her other and not to with left he fhculd oppi the which if iVj uny hini ihs could On orofe was decciicly inrtrreu within the Tuefday Evening eight a Perforv walkiDg on the Side Terras In Graysinn G in Company with two was otferv ed by a Gentleman a fmall wkp ijna gined he had fomc Knou ledgeDf them when came being confirmed in his Sufp he without any farther Ceremony began to be labour the Spark moft telHng the Peo who had got he a rafcajly and t1 he Would taVtf every Opportunity to feduce his whom he had for paft cfihabited with tkc Lady and her frightened at this unex pected made the of their way oat of leaving their GaUant profr trate at the FeeX of injured Wednefday Night a iiple Highvvayjnan rob bed a Gentleman and his Wife near Knightibiidge He was clofely purfued by fome and very narrowly eicaped ta Great of Corn being daily ed from hence into foreign cdnficJerahiy the thereof wi feveral Parts of ;