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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 24, 1943, London, Middlesex Deal, February 22. RRIV'D, the Europe Bpbfort, from Hull, forOportto j the Samuel and John, Milner, from "Lifboh j the Union, Couvens, from Yarmouth, for Oporto, and remain; with the Granada and Terrible Bombs i the Loduftry and Difpatch Tenders; tbeHaeflingfield,Holdtn, for Eafr.-Ihdia; and the Farham-Club, Burton, for Antigua,^ Came down, the --, Baker, for Top(ham. Wind ScW. Yelterday arriv'd a Mail from %ancTj and pie from flander.fi. , P zoth.' The Paris A-la-main adds to the ?%bove Articles' a Letter laid to be receiv'd from Venicex containing an Account of die late'Battle fought between the Armies commanded by Count Traun and Count Gages, whereby the Viftory is entirely given to the Spaniards ; but this Account being exa&ly the fame with that publilh'd by the Marquis St. Gilles at the Hague, no Credit is to be given thereto ; and that the more, becaufe it is confirm1 d from all Parts, that the Aufirians gain'd a complete Victory, and that not a Spaniard would have efcaped, had they not deftroy'd the Bridges over the Panaro, and thereby put a Stop to the Pur-fuit made after them by the Aufirians. Letters from Venice* of the-17th of February, fay, that it is agreed that-the Aufirians remain'd Matters of the Field of Battle, and that the Spaniards loit three times as many Men as their Enemy. Moft of .the foreignJVlmifters refiding at the Hague have likewife receiv'd Letters, all which confirm the lame FacL An Extracl of a Letter from the Hague. * The States General, fince receiving their lafl Difpatches 1 from Peterjburg, have had a flri�ter Attention to the * Steps taken by that Court than before. Their High ' Mightineifes have obferv'd its Motions the more nar-' rowly, as they have receiv'd Affurance that her Majeity ' of Hungary has no Encouragement to lay any Strefs upon * Succours from that Quarter, the Emprefs, when the laft * Subfidy was paid to that Princefs, having caufedit to be ' j'nunuated to her, that the Treaty of Alliance which (he 'had enter'd into with her, and by vertue whereof five had ' remitted her the above Subiidy, was at an End, and that ' ihe was aot in a JDifpofaJon of jeoewirsj* it,, unlefs fome * Circumftances mould occur which might require it. Tie ' News related by. fome foreign Papers, that the Court of 4 RuJJia, in its Treaty with that of Great Britain, excepted ' againit affifting this laft in any Quarrel it might poffibly ' have with France^ proves entirely falfe ; The Ruffian ' Miniftry did indeed-propofe it; but then Great Britain ' .refus'dthem any Aflntance in their Contefts with Sweden. * This laid a Foundation for admitting of the Expedient * which is in Reality agreed to, that the- Forces of RuJJia * fhall not on any Account whatfoever pafs into Italy, or ' any Part of the Mediterranean ; and that thofe of Great '. Britain mall not intermeddle in any Mifunderitandings * which may poffibly happen between that Empire and ' Turfy or Perfia. The Deputies of the States of Sweden ' who have lately been at Peterjburg, were treated there ' lefs like the Minifters of State of a powerful Kingdom, ' than like Prisoners. In the firft Place, a Houfe was ' furnifh'd for them by the Court, where they were attended * by jts Officers, and had always along with them a Captain ' ef the Guards, rather to prevent any Body from talking ' to them, than to do them Honour. M. Daillon, Minifter * from France, having one Day invited them to Dinner, ' they were told on the Part of the Emprefs in the Morning 'of the Day they were to have been treated, that her *� Majefly would take it very ill fhould they go to this ' Miniftcr's Houfe, or. to that of any other. r At this M. r Daillon was fo offended, that he could not forbear publickly * fhewing his Refentmerit, byafking, how long it had. been ' the Fafhion io treat publick Minifters as if they were *Prifbners?' LONDON. * Letters from Paris Yefterday mention, that 20000 French Troops are order'd to march to join the Spaniards in Piedmont, and that Orders had been fent to Marfhal Belleifie to go immediately to Franckfort, on Account of a Report that the Emperor was on the Point of negotiating a Peace with the Queen of Hungary. . , This Week died at his Seat of Ruihbrboke-Hall in Suffolk, Sir Jermyn Divers, Bart.' one of the Knights of thfc Shire for that County, which he reprefented in feveral Parliaments. > We hear that Sir Robert Kemp^ Bart, will be a Candidate for that County in his room. On Taefday Nigut the Poll ended at Rochefler for a Member of Parliament to reprefent that City, in the room of Admiral Verfton, who made,his Election for Ipfwichj When the Numbers were for David Polhill, Efq; 250, for Admiral Mathews 226, Majority 24 j whereupon the former was declar'd duly eledted. j His Majeily's S&p the Lenox, Capt. Coinpton, isa'mv'd at Spithead from Lifboa j and we hear has or board a large Quantity of Cold, and other valuable Effe&s; on Account of the Merchants of this City. Yefterday' the Right Hon. the Earl of Effingham took hit Seat in the Houfe of Peers, in the room of fiielate Earl his Father, deceas'd." Yefterday died Mr�;Sandford, an eminent Merchant, at his Houfe in St. Mary Axe. . On Tuefday died, ia advanced Years, Thomas Beding-field, Efq;. at his Houfe in Chelfea. : , We hear that there will be a Claufe.-in the Lottery-Bill to prevent horfing the Tickets in Change-Alley. Yefterday the Seffions began at the Old BaUy, when twenty-two Priibners were tried, two whereof were capitally convi&ed, viz. James Roberts, for robbing Mr. N evil's Boy of Plate i and'James Smith, for breaking and entering the Houfe of Mrs. Anne Dobney on Clerkenwell-Green. Fourteen were caft for Tranlportation, and fix acquitted. On Sunday next two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at St. Bartholomew behind the Royal Exchange, for the Benefit of Broad-Street Ward Charity Children ; that in the Morn-: ing by the Right Rev. Father in God Thomas Lord Bifhop of Bmgor; and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Dr. Cartwrighl, ReJkor of St. Chriftopher's, and Archdeacon of Colchefter. Nenucafile, Feb. 19. On Saturday laft the Marfhal, Capt. Wallis, from Virginia, coming into this Harbour, run on the Herd, and. it blowing hard, they were oblig'd to get a great Number of Hands to their Affiitance, and unloaded her of four hundred Barrels of Tar, by which Means they got her off; but fhe has receiv'd confiderable Damage. And on the fame Day the Dangerfield, Daglifh, from Sunderland, run on the Herd, an�A was beat to Pieces. One of the Crew perifh'd. Extracl of a Letter from New-Eng/and, from a Captain, to his Friend at Barbadoes, dated Augufi 30, 1742. 'SIR, e I here acquaint you that I fail'd from this Port the 4th ' of January laft, bound to your Ifland, but was fo unfor-' tunate as to fall in with three largeSpanifh Ships, viz. one ' of 60 Guns, one of 40, and the other of 32 : They were ' all full of Land Forces, fo that I was oblig'd to ftrike to ' them direttly, not being able to make any Refiftance. ' They took my Ship, and fent her to Porto Rico ; but I ' was kept on board the fixty-gun Ship, a Prifoner. , In a ' few Days after I was taken we met with two Englifh Men ' of War, one of 40 Guns, the other ofvo, which we ' have fince heard were the Antigua Station-Ships, viz. the ' Eltham and Lively. They came up with the Spaniards, ' and fought them very bravely, notwithstanding the great 1 Odds, which very much furpriz'd the Dons , and the ' Commodore, in whofe Ship I jvvas, would have ftruck ' feveral times, the Englifh Ships fired fo fall and fo thick , .*-_oir;thc�fbut- .there was ah IriSi Land -Officc^on bQard, ' a Lieutenant of one of the Companies, who defir'd ant! � infifted that the Captain fhould not ftrike, for if he did ' not chufe to fight the Ship, to give up the Command to * him, and he would fight her, which hinder'd the Captain ' from ftriking. The Englifh kill'd between 6 and 700 ' Men on board the three Ships, and tore the Ships all to * Pieces, So that it was with great Difficulty they were kept * upj and had there been one Hour more Day, they muft ' have ftruck; or could the Englifh have come up with * them in the Morning, they muft have taken all the three, ' as they were not able to make the leaft Refiftance. They ' were oblig'd to make the beft of their Way to Porto Rico, ' and it was with no fmall Difficulty they reach'd that Port. * The Spaniards were very much furpriz'd to fee two Ships ' of fuch inferior Force offer to engage them in the manner � they did, and declar'd they never met with braver Men. *. I arriv'd here three Days ago, for I was put afhore at * Porto Rico, after we refitted the three Ships out. ' By what I could learn they had a vaft Quantity of Bale ' Goods on board, and a great Sum of Money to pay the * Soldiers. They were reclcon'd the richeft Ships that fail'd * from Spain this Year; fo that could thefe brave Captains ' have carried them, they would have gain'd immenfe ' Fortunes ; which I heartily wiih they had done, as they ' were very deferring it by their gallant Behaviour.' This Evening will be perform'd, . At the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, The Wedding-Day. At the Theatre Royal in Co vent-Garden, Othello, with the Royal Chace.__ High Water at London-Bridge this Day at 53 Minutes after it in the Morning.__^ Yefterday Bank Stock was 145 a 145 1 hadf. India Stock 177 1 half. South-Sea Stock 109 1 half. Ditto Old Annuities 114 a 1 4th. Ditto New 112 1 half a 3 4ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 100 1 8th a 3 8ths. tDitto 1742, 100 1 8th a 3 8ths. Million Bank 118. Equivalent 111. Royal Affurance 82. London Affurance u 5 8ths. Englifh Copper 4I. ros. Welfh ditto, no Price. A fricah, no Price. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan 11,0 5 8ths a 3 4ths. Five per Cent, ditto 76. New Bank Circulation jJ. 2s. 6d. Prem. India Bonds 4I. 6s. a 8s. Prem. Three 1 half Salt Tallies 2, Prem. Three 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5, Prem. Three per Cent qitto 3, PIfc. ;. � .��  � CT'HE Gentlemen, Clergy arid Freeholders .of the, tywiiy of OX FORD, are defied to meet At the Croft Inn in Oxford onfbarfday the ^d Day of )\Aa'rch next, to conjtder of abroperPerfon to reprefent that County in Parliament, in the room of their late worthy Member the Lord Fifiount ^tarendotit now Earl of Litchfe/d. ADVERTISEMENT to the Subfcribtrs to the Rev. Mr. St ACkHousE'/ HiSTORYy/^ BIBLE, which ft nonprinting withjbis Majefly s Royal Privilege and Licttue. They are defied to take Notice, npH AT ffhe Firflr Volume of this Work is JL ; now jerfe&ea,- and that the Ecd'of the Fifth J5ook, being the fnft Sheet of the fifty-third Number, completes the Volun*. The General TitJe to the Second -Volume, together with a complete Index to the whole W^tk, will be deftverM with the laft Number. N. B. Any Perfon therefore that has a. Mind to fubferibe to this Work for the future, may begin with No. I._ or have the Krft Volume deliver*d all at once, either bound, cr only few'd up in Pafteboards; though its bemg only put into Half-Binding fortheprefent, is by much the beft Method, and k therefore recommended as fuch to,tho& Perfons that have already got the firft Volume, which they took in Weekly, as it came out in Numbers. . _Printed for S. Auften^ in Neyfgare-SVreet. VICTUALL1 NG-OFFICE, 23 February, 1742. CT*HE Commifiionersfor FiBuallitig his Majefty's . Navy give Notice, that on Friday next, the z$th infiantt in the Forenoon, they meill be ready to treat for the'Freight of fome.ProviJions to Jamaica. _' D T Order of the Honourable the Commifftoners of his Majefiys Cufioms, &c. en Saturday next, the z&fb infiant, at One o1 Clod in the Afternoon, will be fold, orte Horfe, with Bridle and Saddle, at the Horfe and Trumpet in Crutcked-F'ryars, being condemn d fqr Smuggling. Tallow-Chandlers Hail, London, Feb. 21, 1742. TJf/HRREAS there is great Reafon. to jufpeR that many Perfons in private Rooms, Garrets, and other unentered Places within the Bills of f Mortality,*; do fraudulently make Tallow Candles without paying the Duty, and to the great Prejudice of the fair Traders: This is therefore, to give Notice, that whofoever fhall within one Month from the Date hereof make Difccvery of any fuch Offender Or Offenders, to any one of the Surveyors of the Duty on Candles, (whofe Names and Excife-Chambers are hereunder-writ.ten) Jhall receive Five Pounds Reward for each and evety Per/an fo difcoverd, as fhall he convicted of the faid Offence tofore the CommiJJioners of Excife, over and above all other Rewards given by the feveral Aels of Parliament in that Cafemade, to be paid by Mr. fohn Cock, Clerk to the Company of Tallow-Chandlers, at their Hall on Dowgate-Hill, London, immediately after Convicllm ; and the Name of the Perfon making fuch Difcovery to be kept private, if requird. Mr. Smith, Baldwins Court, Cloak-Lane. Mr. Hefiop, Virginia-Street, Ratcliff-Highway. Mr. Paxton, Gun-Street, Spittlefelds. Mr. Watfon, Lamb's-Chapej-Court, Cripplegate. Mr. Wilkiiifon, Caroline-Court, Saffron-Hill. Mr. Sheldoh, Coal-Yard, High Holbom. , idr. Marfh, Coventry-Court, Hay-Market. Mr. Webb, St. Mary Overys Church-Yard._ - - Office of Chelsea Water-Works, Charles-Street, St. James's Square, February, 24, 1742. AT OTIC E is hereby given, thai a General j ^ *^ Court of the Governor and Company of Chelfea Waterworks (previous to the Annual General Court, appointedby their Charter, for the EleSion of a Governor, Deputy-Governor andDiretlors) will be holden at this Offce on Friday the nth of March next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon ; at which Court the Accounts for the Year ended at Michaelmas la.fi will be laid before the Proprietors. By Order of the Court of Diretlors, _M iles Cook, Secretary, To the Proprietors of Land and Houfes, and the principal Occupiers of the fame, in the Hamlet of Bethnal^Grun, in the Parijh of Stepney, in the County of Middlefex. AS there is fiow depending in the Honourable Houfe of Commons a Eiil for making the (aid Hamlet a dUHnct Parilh, and for building a Church, &c. in the fame, which is to be at your fole Charge, you are defir'd to meet feveral of the faid Proprietors, &c. on Tuefday next, the jft of March, at Three in the Afternoon, at Powel's Coffee-Houfe, near'Spittlefields-Market, in order to hear the faid Bill read, and to confult upon the fhrrR._ - _. T^TlE Parifhioners of the Freedom- Part of the Parifh of St. Botolph without Aldpte, .London, will meet in the School-Room the Corner ot Houndfditch, on Monday next, the 28^ inftant, at Three o'Slock in, the Afternoon, to treat with fuch Perfon or Perfon* who fhall be .willing to take on them the Care and Maintenance of their Poor at a certain Price. N Account is new open'd at Mr. Alderman ^ ^ Jioare's, Banker, in Fleet-Street, for !tbe poor Sjifferets by the late dreadrulFife at Stoney-v5tratfordin the County of Bucks, and at Old Stratford adjoining, in the Coifnty of Northampton, the Loft of which amounts to upwards of Twelve .Thqufand Pounds, in the Names of Richard .Greenvile, Efq} Richard Lownds, Efq; George Wrighte^ "Efq; and Thomas Uthwat, EJqj four of the:Tniflee� for.the laid unhappy Sufferers; and fuch charitable Perfons as chufe rather to.pay their Money,in.^hers,. than to thofe of th"?-Sufferers that are now in Town making Collections, will have it placed to tha.t ftcconnt, and a faithful Diitrihution of it according to their latent. TfjB Annual Meeting., of" the Genflemen Educated at the Academy in Greenwich, will be held at the Crown -and Aachor Tirera in the Strand, on Friday, the 4th of March next. Tickets to be bad at the, Crown and Anchor, at Batfon's Coffee-Hoofe in Cornhill, and at the Academy in Greenwich. Note, The Stewards 'defire-that-GentJemcn will Cake their Tickets at leaft three Days before the Time of Meeting. "HEREAS WjlHairr Kingfley, about . . . fifty \%ars" ofAge"; born at^aves-Green in the Parift of Charley, nearPrefiohin Lancashire, haying'Jeft the Coiihtry for feYeraiYears,. .Enquiry bejng.rn.ade, ancl no Account of him .given as.yet; this is to ..give Notice to'the: kid 'Wl%n� K^gjkjf, that \hete is a.yearly Annuity, wi*h the Rent for fome Years part, belonging to h>m, in the Parilh of Srandiftj, near the abefl^jd"^?^.. tcro&b'^nJijip fgf.hJs.Life in .cafe, he will appear; or.if ari^orie cm certify Richard Kntgfley, of Eaves-Green aforcfaid, that he is living, they -(hall receive Five Pounds Reward from me Henry SharKck, of tltf Pari(b of S.aqdilh and. County aforefaid. ;