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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 18, 1943, London, Middlesex F r I D A Y; February 18, 174J. />?/,. February 16 [SftAIviE down, the Matilda, Black- well, - and the Antelope, Morris, both for Lifbon ;-the .Expedition, Pringle, for Jamaica; the Weft-moreland, Shanks, for Genoa; the Betty, Smith, for Oporto j the Oldcaftle, Tall, for Dieppe, and remain, with the. outward-bound Ships. Arriv'd, the Hamburgh Merchant, Mauflon, from Ham-for Briftol. Wind W. N. W. An ExtraSi of a Letter, from the - H a g u e. * Notvvitmtinding the Minilter from the J�ing of Prufpa denies to have given in a Memorial, with which he nas been charged in Ipme foreign News Paper*, and of which Notice hs been taken by us before* it is certain that the Subltance of that Memorial is not lefa true, in Fa&, ami agreeable to the Sentiments of his Court, tho' not. deliver'd in Form ; concerning which another Mixi'&ef from the Court of Pruffia, wtux rejides at an Electoral Court in Germany, exprejfes himfeif in the following Manner : ' That the King hisx Matter forefeeing that the March of the Troops afiembled in the Low Countries, and the Departure of Mr. Villars from Hanover to feveral Courts in the Empire, cannot fail to give Umbrage to that of Frame, who will take Occaiion therefrom of fending frefli Troops into Gemiany, which will continue the 1 roubles in the Empire, and drain that Country, already unable to fubiift k> great a Number of Troops, of what little remains of its Sabttance, wiflies that other States would, like true Patriots, concur with him to endeavour to. eitiblihVPeace in the Empire by the moll equitable and impartial Means i concerning which his Majeily has communicated his Sentiments to tue Diet, with Hopes of engaging other Sovereign Powers in tkefe his defiratole'and falutary Views.; and that the firft Step taken for that Purpofe, fhould be to oblige all foreign Troops to quit" the Empire.1 Foreign Troops chii mean none but thofe from France, there being no other as \ et in the Empire : Moreover, thofe of Hanover, Hgfie, and the Aujirian Netherlands, .cannot be faid to be foreign ~Troops. ' It is ftrongly reported that the Qaeen of Hungary has refota'd to declarcfWar againil France ; which is to be doubted of; becaufe it would then no-longer be a defen- five, but an offeniive War, which �he Enemies of that Princefs would rejoice at ; becaufe in that Cafe it would ceafe ttf be Cafus foederis with her Allies, their Alliances being only dcteniive.1 L , O N D O N. 'Tis now faid the Right Hon. the Earl of Bath will foon be appointed Firft Lora Commiflioner of the Treafury.. A Promotion of two Generals, fix Lieutenant-Generals, feveral Major-Generals and'Brigadiers, are expedted to be made this Week' by his Majeity. We hear that a Bittalion of five hundred Grenadiers is to be made out of the feveral Regiments of Foot in England, to be fent to Flanders. - Yefterday the Right Hon. the Earl of Rothes, Colonel of a Regiment in Flanders, fet out from his Houfe in Brooke-Street, for c(tend. His Majefty lias been pleas'd to appoint Edward Jeffreys, El'q; to be Exempt in the Third Troop of Horfe-Guards, now in Flanders, commanded by the Earl of Albemarle, in the room of William Peters, Efq; and William Berkley Lyon, Eiq; to be Brigadier in the faid Troop, iu the room" of/the faia Edward Jeffreys, Efq; _ Col. Lowther,' lately arriv'd here from America, lies at tie Point of Death. T-hcy write from St. Kit's of the 30th of December, that tne Privateer belonging to Mr. Rowland, a Merchant there, commanded by Capt. Woolfbrd, has taken off the Ifland of Porto Rico a Spajtifh Veffel, with 150QO Pieces of Eight on board, and brought her to St. Kit's. The faid Privateer run aSpanifli Privateer on Shore .on the Coali of Porto Rico, which the Spaniards deferted, and got adore. Capt. Woolford got her off, and brought hsr away with him. Yefterday was held a General Court at ChrihVHofpital, when it wasagreed to take a hundred and -fifty Children next Eafter into the faid Jtiofpital. At the fame time Mrs. Ruth Bird was choien a Nurfe, in the .room of Mrs. Nourtier, deceas'd ; Mrs. Elizaheth Dainteth Nurfe of the : Sick-Ward, in the room of Mrs. Eyre; and Mrs. Sufanna lucas Miilrefs of the Girls School, in the room of Mrs. Brown, deceas'd. At the faid Court a Motion was made, that Admiral Vernon might be prefented with a Staff asJGovernor of.the faid Hofpital, which was carried uhaniraoufly. Yefterday the Rev, Dr. Sims was inducted into the Living of St. John the Evangelift at Mill-Bank, Weftminfter. Mr. George Ogleby, one of the young Men belonging to the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, is appointed to iiicceed Mr. Evans, lately deceas'd, as Deputy Water-Bailiff. Yefterday died at ber Houfe in New-Street, near Shoe-Lane, Mrs. Byefield, Relift of the late Dr. Byefield. On Wednefday laft, at the Sittings for the Court of King's Bench at Weftminfter, came on to be tried, before the Right Hon. the Lord Chief Juftice Lee, two Actions,, grounded on the Statute of 5 Eliz. againft oneSamuel Jepfon, for exexciiing the Trade of a Cordwainer, or Shoemaker, "he not having ferv'^ an Apprenticefiiip to the faid' Trade, according -lo-that Statute, when Verdifls were given for the Plaintiff in both thofe Aflions. This is the fecond time the faid Jepfon has been profecuted for this Offence. . On Wednefday laft John Hokpn was committed to Newgate by' Col. De Veil, for ftealing a black Mare, the Property of Mr. John Edwards, found upon him. As was Ephraim Chocaran to the fame Place, for felonioufly taking out of the Shop of Mr. Alexis Droughty-man a large Piece of Beef, found upon him. On Sunday next two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at Chrift-Church in Middlefex; that in the Morning by the Rev. Mr. Howard; Chaplain to his Royal Highnels the Prince of Wales, and^Leclurer of St. Magnus j and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Fayting, Le&urer of St. Martin Ofltwich: " .Great Numbers of Gentlemen and Ladies refort to the Virginia Coffee-Houfe behind the Exchange, to fee the three .jfurpriiing Rattle-Snakes, alive, and full of Vigour, altho' . -they Save received no mapher of Suftenance above thefe ji^eight Months; as alfo cqrious Combo, alive, from the ^ Eall Indies; with o great many Things in Shell- Work, and other Curiofities, too many to mention here. The Price for feeing thefe Things is Onex Shilling each Perfon. The wonderful Artift from Norwich, _who has given fuch general Satisfaction to moft of the Nobility at Charing-Crofs, is now to be feen at the Manfion Houfe and French Horn, oppofite the Manfion-Houfe. This wonderful young Man, being twenty-two Years of Age, never had the Ufe of either Hands, Arms, Legs or Feet; weighs but four Stone two Pounds, and is but two Foot long; and has as comely a Face as moft "Men.. He writes with his Mouth, draws Gentlemens Coats of Arms, and plays at Cards; with feveral other Performances too tedious to mention. He is to be feen at any Time of the Day, from Ten in the Morning till Eight at Night, and no later. Ludgate Prifon, Feb. 17. We the poor Prifoners moft humbly .crave Leave to return our hearty and fincere Thanks to. our unknown generous Benefactors, for the Guinea this Day put into our pegging-Box, which was equally divided by the Steward, "to the great Relief of abundance of unfortunate Citizens, on the Common Side. _ To the Wo'fbhful the Governors cf St. Barthohm G entlemen, Y High Water at London-Bridge this Day at 2 Minutes after 5 in the Morning, and 2Z after 5 in the Afternoon. Yefterday Bank Stock was 144 a 144 1 4th. India-Stock 175 1 4th. South-Sea Stock 109. Ditto Old Annuities 114 3 8ths a 114 a 1 4th. Ditto New 1125 8ths a 1 4th a 3( Sths. Three per Cent. Annuities 100. Ditto 1742, 100. Million Bank ii8i Equivalent in. Royal Aiiu-rance 82. London Aflurance 115 8ths. Eng]ifh Copper 4I. 10s. Welfh ditto, no Price. African, no Price. Seven per Gc^t, Emperor's. Lo^n, no Price. Five pcT Cent, ditto, no Price. New Bank Circulation 4I. 2s. 6d. Prem. India Bonds 4I. 4s. Prcm. Three 1 half Salt Tallies z, Prem. Three 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5, Prem. Three per Cent, ditto 2 5 8ths, Difc. CT>H E /jnniverfary Meeting of the Society fir the Propagation of the Gofpel in Foreign Parts, 'will be held in the -VeJi/y-Room belonging to the Church of St. Mary le Bozv in Chrapfide, this Day, being the x'irh infant, at Nine 0' Clock in the Forenoon ; upon which Occa/im there will be a Sermon preached by the Right Rev. the Lord-Li/bop of Chichefer. Prayers ivill begin at Eleven 0' Clock. Cuitoni-Houie, London, 14 February, 1742. D T Order of the Honourable Commijjioners of his Majejlfs Cujloms, &c. on Wednefday the 23d, and Friday the Z^th of February, 1742, at Three o\ Clock in the Afternoon of the fame Days', ivill be put up to Sale, in the Long Room in the Cujiom-Houfe, London, Several Parcels of Bohea and Green Tea, Coffee raiv and roafed,-Brandy, Rum, Geneva, Arrack, Cordial Waters, and Spruce-Beer ; a Parcel of Cre-ivels, Worjied Tarn, and Tkrianbs ; together vuith a Parcel of India Goods, prohibited to be worn-here, which mujl by Laxv be exported; clear of all Duties. To be feen at the King's Warehoufe on Monday the 21ft, and Tuefday the zzd of February infant, from Eight to Twelve in the Forenoons, and from Three to Five in the Afternoons, and in the Mornings before the Sale ; where Catalogues will be delivered. �vSt Hofpita2. OUR Votes and Jhcered are humbly defir'd for W r L L. I A .M, BARRY, f Githsex and Hflbtrrtafer, To fucceed Mr. Samuel Nafli, hte adn>itted withoilt Tckets, which will be delivcr'd that Day at the O.Jxe in the Hay-Marketj at Halt a Guinea each. G.\ileiy F:\e shAihnjt. By H.'s MAJESTY'! Command, No Perfon'whatever to ""be admitted behind the To beg-'n at Six o" Clock. �icenes. CONGER to the Concert T. at the CASTLE THE Subfcribers .... . .. . ._ Ca^le in Pater-nofter-Row arc dciir'd to take Notice, that the next Concert will be on Monday the 21ft infant, and fo ron'inue to be every Monday, inftead of Wednefday, for tlie fix laft Concert-Nights. TH E Brethren of the Antient arid Honourable Order of C ^GORIANS, belonging to the -King's Head Chapter in Groat Tower-o'.ieet, are defir'd to meet at the King's Head Tavern in the'Poultry, this Bvcning, at Six 0' Clock, in order to vifit the Brethren of that CVi'ter. Note, There win be no Chapter held at the King's Head Tavern in Tower-Stuet this Evening. ~ By Order of the Vice-Grand, x G. L. SiCretary. WHEREAS ievtral Gentleraen and others, have of late taken the Liberty, in their. Way from London t' . Epfom, of liding out of the, Road, and making Bridle-Ways crofs the 'Common Fields of the Parilhes of Ewell, Cuddington, Cheam and Sutton., in Surry, to the great Prejudice of the Farmers, and other Proprietors of tlu-laid Lands: Therefore, that no Perfon may pretend Ignorance, this pubii;k Notice is given, th3t for the future whoever fhall be feento ride crsfs any of the faid Common .Fields out; of the Cart.Road, will bs profecuted with the uttnoft Severity of Law. A By SUB S C KlPTiON. T the Theatre R^yal in Covent-Garderi, this Djv, the iSth infhnr,will be perform'd a new ORATORIO, call'd S ' A M P S O. N. - With a new CONCERTO on the ORGAN. Tickets will be deHver'd to Subfcribers this Day, at the Office in Covent-Garden Theatre. Pit and Boxes to be put together, and no Perfons to be admitted without Tickets, which will be deliver'd this Day at the Office in Coyent-Ga:d*eri Theatre, at Half a Guinea each. Fhft Gallery c s. Upper Gallery 3 s. 6d, The Galleries will be open'd at Four, Pit and Boxes at Five. To begin at Six o'Clock. AT the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's Inn Fields* Tortiorrcw, will be prefented 1 he B E G G A R ' s OPERA. . The Part of Macheath to be perform'd by a GENTLEMAN, being his third Appearance on any Stage ; and tlie Part of Polly to be perform'd by Mis. HOOPER, being the 3d time of her appearing in that Chat-after i Lucy, Mifs Bradfhaw; Mrs.Peachum, Mrs.D'inftall; Mr.Penchum,Mr.Julian ) Lockit, Mr. Hcmficrk ; Player, Mr. Mczcen ; Beggar, Mr. Peterfon ; Mat o'th'Minr, Mr. Dunfbll; Jenny Diver, Mrs. Chetwood ; Filch, Mr. Clough j Ben Bud^e, Mr. Dighto'n j Nimming Ned, Mr. Naylor; Harry Paddington, Mr. Buckley ; Crcokfmger'd Jack, Mr. Dove ; Wat Dreary. Mr. Blakey j Robin of Bagfhor, Mr. Freeman; Jemmy Twitcher, Mr. Pattcnden ; Mrs. ^ Coaxer, Mrs. B/imbndge ; Mrs. Vixen, Mifs Hippifley ; Betty Di-rey, Mifs Rover; Mrs. Sluhm.-kin, Mifs Scott; Molly Brazen, Mrs. Haugl.tcn J Doily Tiull, Mrs. Valloh ; Siikey Tawdery, Mifs J:~ Scott. / With Ehnces proper to the Opera. To which will be added a Pantomime Entertainmerft, call'd The .IMPRI SO N \'l ENT of HARLE QU f N. The Chancer of Harlequin by M^. Rofcman J the Father, Mr. Julian J theCb-vvn, Mr-Dave 5 the Beau^Mr. Peteifon 5 Colombine, Mrs. Dunftall j Dwarf Spirits by the two MaiterS Granier and Mifs Naylor. ' , Concluding with a Reprefentation vof the AUTOMATONS. Boxei 5 s. Pit 1 s. Firft Gallery .as. Upper Gallery j s. No Perfons to be admitted behind the Scenes. PLkss for the Boxes to be.teken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre, ;