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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 17, 1943, London, Middlesex The veftifef Nurifb. 3 \ THURSDAY, February 17, 1743. Deal, February 15. laden with Bale Goods, Fruit, and Wine i they are in hopes of faving moft Part of the Cargo, but the Ship they think will be loll. Arriv'd, the Difpatch Tender, from Portfmouth; the Owen Galley, For-fter, from St. Kit's ; and the Charming Molly, Wrighton, from Montferrat. Remain, his Majelty's Ships the Seaford, the Granada and Serpent Bombs, and the Indaftry and Difpatch Tenders ; and the Prince Frederick, Waide, for Oporto. Wind W. S. W. An Ext rail of a Letter from the Hague. ' In the Preadvice which the Province of Holland has ' fent to the States General, it is faid, that their Noble ' and Great Mightineflcs acknowledging the Validity of ' the Engagements contracted by tue Republick in its � Acceffion to the Treaty concluded in the Year 1731, ' judges, 1. That it ought to pay to her Majefty of Hun-' gary the 1600000 Florins, which has been heretufore � granted to her, and of which 440000 have been already ticu!ari ' alledging, that be had Orders to leai/c this Court, in caje ' the Republick JboulJ refolve intnolably to execute the ' Engag'tMent's whi&ftifTreaty Jbe is bound to maintain ' ivith the SQueen of JfflDgjuy j ami that the Marquis de ' Fenelon .will do the fame. A great Noife is n^.ae. about gives great 4 weight to the Meafures taken by the Court of Great * Britain, beCattfi^tis thought that the States General will 4 concur with thofe of the Province of Holland, and that 4 the Kings of PruJJia, Poland, and Denmark, together ' with the Emprefs of RuJJia, will alfo join in tne fame ' Meafures, who being^United, will be more than a Match ' for France. To avoid the Conferences of ib great a ' confederated Force, 'tie thought this laft-mention'd Court ' will depart from her Engagements with the Emperor, ' and make her Peace. M. de Fenelon is of a very diffe-' rent Opinion, or at leaft exprejtes himfdf quite other-1 wife, and fays, that this Conduct of the Republick tends ' rather to kindle than extinguifh a g'.neral War j and ' that his Court placing no longer that Confidence in the ' pacifick Difpofition of their High Mightineffes it has ' nitherto done, will take more vigorous Meafures to oppofe ' on all Sides the Defigns of her Enemies. Yet the Refo-1 lution taken by the Province of Holland is not of fo much ' Confequence- as it feems to be, if it be confider'd, that it is ' very doubtful whether the fix other Provinces will come ' into the Line, particularly thofe of Utrecht and Guelder-' land; fo that the March of the 20000 Men to the Relief ' of the Queen of Hungary, I mean the Refolution taken ' that they fhall march, is an Affair which will yet meet ' with much Oppofition, and which may be agreed to ' when the Seafon is too far advanced, and be of little ' Service. All this Doubt is founded on a- Letter wrote ' by the Province of Utrecht to the States General, and ' one other to their Deputies ; befides, it is well known ' that there are* others of the fame Opinion, and that the ' City of Dort has protefted againft the Refolution taken by ' the States of their Province ; and that in like manner the ' Province of Utrecht' will proteft againft the Refolution ' taken by the Generality, in cafe the fame fhould prove ' conformable to that taken by the Province of Holland.'' L O N DO N. We hear his Gracethe Duke of Argyll is dangeroufly ill at his Seat in Oxfordfhire. We hear that the Right Hon. the Earl of Pomfret will be appointed Cuftos- Bfevium" of the Court of Corrimon-Pkas, in the= room-of the Right Hon. the �atl of Litchfield deceasU The Hon. Nor-eys Bertie, Efqj Nepftrfw to the Earl of Abingdon, will be a- Caadrdate for the" County of Oxford, in the roonj of the Right Hon. the- Lord Vifccunt Qaaren-don, now Earl of LitcWfeld> * Gn Tuefday laft the Right Rev. die B&op- of LiritoTa appointed Anthony Reynolds, Efq; his Lordmip's Son, j Principal Regifter of the Diocefe of Lincoln ; and alfo [ Regifter under the Commiffaries of the Archdeaconries of Lincoln and Stow. Yefterday an Account came, that a Ship from Yarmouth, bound to Leghorn, laden with Herrings, was taken by a Spanifh Privateer, and carried into Ceuta. The George, Capt. Bevan, is arriv'd at Holyhead, in fifteen Weeks from Jamaica : This Ship has had fome of her Lading on board ever fince May laft. Saturday the fecond of April is now talk'd of for the Riling of the Parliament. We hear that there will be Soooo Tickets in the State-Lottery, at 16 1. each, and two Prizes of 10000I. each, a�id that the loweft Prize will be 20I. the Blanks to be Seven to a Prize. Yefterday John Herringman, Efq; was married to Mifs Norn's, an Heirefs, with a great Fortune, and a Relation to Sir John Norris. Yefterday Morning died Mr. Barnardifton, Son of the late Mr. Barnardifton, an eminent Turky Merchant. On Tuefday Night died, after a few Days Ilfnefs, the Lady of the Hon. Col. Fielding, at his Houfe in New Bond-Street. Yefterday the Gentlemen lately appointed the E:ift-India Company's Supercargoes on board the Haeflingfield, bound for China, took their refpeclive Leaves of the Court of Directors ; as did Capt. Adair, of the Winchelfea, bound for Coaft and Bay. Yefterday Katherine Denby and Elizabeth Gray were committed to Newgate by Col. De Veil, for feloniouily taking a great Quantity of fine Linnen, and other Things, the Property of feveral Perfons, found upon them. They write from Wigton in Cumberland, that one Mr. John Wilkinfon, of that Place, (and known by the Name of Mopfey all over the North) a very- famous and much-efteem'd Bagpiper by all that ever heard him, died there lately in the 90th Year of his Age. He had by two Wives twenty Children, to whom he gave Education as well as his Circumftances would allow, fome to his own Employ, and fome he put to Trades, &c. About forty Years ago he was a moft famous and greatly-applauded Quaker-Speaker, particularly at a yeitriy Meeting held at Cocker-mouth in the fame County, for which his zealous Brethren made him a Collection of 601. but he not thinking that equivalent, as he expected more, made known to them all, that he would continue Aminadab no longer, but return to his former Employ of Bagpiper, in whicn he continu'd till the Day of his Death, winch has been a great Reflection on the Quakers in that Part ever fmce, by the Wordsi &ay thou favj him not. Nezvcajlle, Feb. 12. Yefterday died John Lowther, Efq; M. D. and Searcher of his Majelty's Cuftonis for this Port. On Monday laft four Companies of Brigadier-General Howard's Regiment of Foot arriv'd in Town from Berwick, and the Regiment is now quarter'd in and about this Town. } The Ships which are to take them in are not yt-t arriv'd, ( but 'tis thought they will embark immediately on their Arrival. SIR, THE Author who addreffes himfclf to the Publick in your Paper of Monday laft, upon the Subject of foreign Cambricks, fays, that we pay to France annually about 2000001. for that Commodity, and that we tranfport about one third to our Plantations, &c. there then .remains about 133000I. the Duties upon which, he fays, is about 120001. He muft mean the old Duties only; for the laft Seffions of Parliament there was half as much as the old, an additional Duty laid upon the Importation of Cam-bricks, to be applied as a Bounty for the Encouragement of our own Manufactures. Suppofmg thefe Facts to be true, how happens it that no Complaint is made of the Confumption of French Wines, which coft more than'double this Sum, and upon which there is not any thing rais'd for the Encouragement of our Poor, as there is upon Cambricks. The fir ft has rais'd an Emulation in part of our Dominions to make this Commodity ourfelves, and in time may excel what is made abroad, as we have done in many other Inft.-.nces ; but wherefore fhould Wine be fuch a Favourite as to have no Obfervations at all made upon it ? SIR, YESTERDAY palling by Cheapfide, I happen'd to be a Spectator of the worrying to Death one of the human Species; I need not tell you it was the pillorying of a Sodomite : As it is a Crime of the blackeft Dye, and fo repugnant to the Well-being of Society, nothing but Death fhould atone for it : But mall the Law pafs one Sentence, and a Mob execute another ? There is fomething very fbocking to fee a Creature over-whelm'd with Guiit and Ignominy given up to the Rage and Sport of a mercilefs Populace, who with the moft indecent and barbarous Ufage fhall hurry the Wretch out of Life, unthinkingly, (or as Shakefpear has it, No Reckoning made) into Eternity, to the no fmall Scandal of a civiliz'd Nation. It certainly merits the Attention of the Magiftracy of this City, for every rational Man can't but think it highly reflects on the Dignity and Order of it. The Imprelfion it made on me determin'd my feuding the above Lines, whi^h by iaferting you'll oblige, Feb. 15, 174.3. Str' ^ourti �This Evening will be , perform'd) . , At the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, A new Comedy' call'd The Wedding-Day. At the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, The Royal Merchant, with the Rape of Prof.rpine. At the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's Inn Fields, Love for Love, with tHe Honefi Yorkfhireman. High Water at London-Bridge tlvs Day at 26 Minutes after 4 in the Morning, and 43 after 4 in the Afternoon. Yefterday Bank Stock was 144 a 1 4th. India Stcck 17$ I 4th. South-Sea Stock io3 j 4ths a 106. Ditto Old Annuities 114 i 4th. Ditto New u>. 1 half". Tirec per Cent. Annu/.ties 100. Ditto 1742, 100. Million B*nk 118. Equivalent in. Royal Affurancc 82. London .4 ifunnce II 5 8ths. . EngHfh Copper 4.1. ios.  We!fh ditto, nc Price. African, no Price. Seven per Cent. Emperor'a Loan no 5 8ths. Five per Cent, ditto 76. New Bank Circulation 4I. 2s. 63. Prem. India Bonds $1. 5s. a 4s; Prcm. Three 1 halt Salt Tallies ?.', Prem. Threr: 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5, Prem. Three percent, .ditto 2 5 8ths, Difc. CT^H h, Anniverjary Meetf-* nf (be S-.ciety for the Propagation of the Go/pel in Foreign Parts, nuill be held in the VeJlry-Room belonging to the Church cf St. Alary le Bo-tv in Cheapftde, Tomorro-iv, being the 18/i> injiart, al Nine o1 Clock in the Forenoon 5 upon which Occtfion there nuill he a Sermon preach d by the Right Re*v. the Lord Bijhop of Chichejier. Prayers tuill iegin at Eleven o' Clack. THE ruxe MontJy Mcni ^ uf the Hcrerbrd/hire Society will be h.-ld at (he Devil Tavern, .Temple-b.r, in Purfudncc of an Agreement of the kid Soc-ery ar their General Meeting, and the fame will bt Cuntinu'd alternately ther;- and at the Globe in the Strand. . Their Meetings will be heU the firlt Wudnclaay in every Month as nfial. \A/HERE.-iS lev* ml Li crick men and ot!,er3 jf J have of late taken the Liberty, in their Way from London to Epfom, of riding out of the Ko.-.d, and making Bridlp-Wa\s rrc-fs the Common Fields of the Pariihes "f bwell, Cuidingion, Che.m and Sutton, in Survy, to the great Prejudice of the Firnvrs, :n.i other Proprietors of the f.:il Lands: Therefore, that no Perion may pi^tend l^ncrancj, this publick Notice is given, that for the future whoever fhall be feen to ride crsfe any of the faid Common Fi.lds out of the Cart Road, will be ptofecuted with the urmoft Severity of Law. - . STRA,Y'D Ycfterckv, from Mr. Chalkley/s, in St. John's Street, next D-.w to the Mitre and Hit, Scickrr.akers, a lntle Doy, fu> Name John Varioiv, with dark-brown Jank Hair, bctweeil fjxard ttven Years of Age, and had on a dark-br< wn Cloth Suit of Cloiths. Whoever bring* him hoioe, fliail be well rewarded for their Trouble. Ta the Worjhipful the Gavetnsrs