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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 25, 1943, London, Middlesex P R ID AY, FEBRUARY 2$, 1743. Deal,. February 2$. . ' ]AME dowa and fail'd; &ith the India and other Ships, the Jennet, forJBarbadioesj?the Ruth, forNew-Engtand ; the Theophilus, for Venice j the Molly, for Virginia; the Induftry, for Oporto j. the Mary, for Lifbon j and the Swallow, for South-Carolina. The two Bombs remain. Arriv'd, the Prince William, Pike, and the John and Mary, both from Lifbon. Wind N. W. Jn Extrafi of a Letter from a foreign Mintfier at Petersburg, dated Feb. 15.. ' We are certainly inform'd that the Emprefs not long the Old -Baily,'-, rwo whereof were capitally convi&ed, viz. '.Stephen^Wxight, for aflaalting and robbing Mr. Belcher in his Jwelhng Houfe, of Six Guineas and a Gold Watch ; and. Arin^ ; Bradford, for robbing Mr.-.WilUain Brown, of Twenty. Goineas. John Waute w;� tried, and acquitted of the. Felony. Nine-were call for Tranfportation, and three acquitted. .. , ... ... It being known on Wednefday that hi* Majeffy and the reft of the Royal Family were to b? at the Oratorio at Convent-Garden Play hauTe, and Intelligence being; given that a large Gang of J?iekpockets were-preparing to give th^ir Attendance upon that Occafion,- Mr. Hplden Bowker, High Conftable for the City and Liberty, of Weftminftfer,. with feveral of the petty Cdnftahles .likewife^ . attended there to take them-, and three of the moil; notorious of that pernicious Gang were.taken, and brought before Col. De Veil, where ^ey'were under Exa'mlnation for, a canfiderable Time, � and they" prov'fl bf John'^Pricey .much- better known by"the .Nfckhdmp qf Pidgeoh*..having been the. On Tuefday. a Man at the. Bottom of Labour-in-Vain-Hill in Old Fifh-Street, was unfortunately jamm'd againft a Wall by a Cart, and kill'd on the Spot. . On Sundayjiext 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 Riglit Rev. Father in God Thomas LordBifh'op of Bangor ; and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Dr. : Cartwright, Redlor of St. Chriftopher's, and Archdeacon of Colchefter. Great Numbers of Gentlemen and Ladies refort to the Virginia CofFee-Houfe behind the Exchange, to fee the three furprifing Rattle-Snakes, alive, and full of Vigour, altha' they have receiv'd no manner^ of Suftenance above thefe eight Months; as alfo a curious Combo, alive, from the Eaft Indies; with a great many Things in Shell-Work, and other Curiofities, too many to mentidn here; and thofe Gentlemen and-Ladies that intend to fee thefe Curiofities, are defir'd to come by Day-Light. Tiie Price for feeing thefe Things is One Shilling each Perfon. Great Numbers of Gentlemen and Ladies daily rtfort .to the Manfion Houfe and French Horn, facing the Manfion-^oufe, to fee the Artift from Norwich, and his wonderful Performances, who has given fuch general Satisfaction to moil of the Nobility at Charing-Crofs, being twenty-two Years of Age, never had the Ufe of Hands or Feet, but two Foot long, weighs but four Stone two Pounds, and has as comely a Facs as moft Men. His Converfation is fo agreeable, it pleafes all that fee him. He writes, draws Gentlemens Coats of Arms, and plays at Cards with his Mouth; with feveral other Performances too tedious to mention. He is to be feen by one or more, without Lofs of Time, from Ten to Eight, and no later. riigii W.iter at London-Bridge this i)ay at 28 Minutes after 12 in the Morning, and 59 after 12 in the Afternoon. Yefterday liajiK Mock was 145 1 4th a 1. half. India St ck 178 a i half a 178. South-Sea Stock 110. Ditto Old Annuities 114 3 4ths. Ditto New 112 3 qtHs. Three per Cent. Annuities 100 3 8ths a 1 half. Ditto 1742, 100 3 8ths a 1 half. Million Bank 118. Equivalent 111. Royal Affurance 82. London AfTurance 11 5 8ths. Englifh Copper 4I. 10s. Welfh ditto, no Price. African, no Price. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan 1 to 5 8ths. Five per Cent, ditto 76. New Bank Circulation 4I. 5s. Prem. India Bonds 4I. 8s. a 9s. Prcm. Three 1 halt Salt Tallies 2, Prem. Three 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5, Prem, Tnree per Cent, ditto 3, Difc. . w Admiralty-Omce, .24 Feuruary, 1742. frill be at aa Ead for thrt Soafefe Return tv the Care takm^for their HtaMtias t9 dejert from his Majeftys Service, when fo far recover d as to be able to withdraw thtrnfelvts from the faid Hofpitali, or Sici Quarters, for a-jhicb Crime they'have incurred the Lofs of their Wages, and according to Law they are punijbablevjith Death by a Court-Martial-, but toy Lords CqmmiJJioners of the Admiralty beirigswil/ing to impute fab Defertion to a Rajhnefs of thinking, which mojl of thfm foon -repent of, and would return to their Ships, were, it not for their Apprehevjiott of Punijhment, which they aretonfcioia they too well deferve; and their Lord/bips being fsmtfitU inclined to Jbew fo much Indulgence to thbfeswbo are akJkt'fheaforefaid Circumfaac/s, in order to encourage them ta_ return tf their Duty; as to remove their Jatd dpprehenfiont �f being punijh'd, do hereby declare, that fucb of the faid Mitt ^cobo return on board the S-hips to which they did belong on W before the z$thof March next, or in cafe thofe Skips art, gone abroad, if they go on board fome other of his Majtftfs Ships, they fbail^not be punif/d in any manner wbatfoevert on account of tht Crime they have committed, in withdrawing themfePves fom his Majeffs Service: And as a farther Encouragement to them, their Lord/hips are moreover plea?A to declare, that fuch as Jball fo return Jball have their RV taken off, and be paid their Wages for their ;Ships from .whichthey run ; but their Lordjbips do alfo think Jit to declare, that if any of the'Men who have dejerfed as aforefa'id do not make a proper Vfe of jhe Indtdgfitce hereby offered, by returning to hisMajeJlfs 'Service within the Time above-mentioned, they mtiji cxpeSl to 4>e Jlriclly fought after, and in caff they are apprehended, be firougbt to a Court-Martial, and treated as_ the Law direcls. �� _j_Tho. Corbett. CftiE Members of the Society correfponding with the Incorporated Society in Dublin, far promoting-Englijb Protefant Workingscbcois in Ireland, are defird to take "Notice, that the Monthly Meeting of their fanning Committee will be held at the Temple-Exchange Ccftt-Houfe in Fleet-Street, on Wednefday n:xt, the zd of March, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon �precife.ly.' ._� -. - � 1 ' Office of Cneflea Water-Works, .Charles-Street, St. James's Square, February 24, 1742. A7VTI.C E is hereby given*?ibat a General � ;?' Court of the Governor-andCompany of Chelfea[Water-Works (previous to the Annual General Courts appointed by their.Charter, for the EleSion.of a Governor, Deputy-Governor Hreclors) will be holden at this Qjjice on Friday the _____ of Mar-ch next, at Eleven o1 Clock in the Forenoon ;at *iuhich Court. the Accounts for the Year ended at Michatlmat laft will be laid before, the Proprietors, By Order of the Court of Direclors, MiksCook, Secretary. CT^HE Gentlemen*. Clergy and Freeholders nf the . Cotyttf ef OXFORD, are de/Sd to meet at the Crofs Inn in Oxford on Thurfday next, the id Day of March', to confider of & proper Perfon to rtprefevt that County in Par~ liament, in the. roam of their late worthy Member the LorJ Vifeaunt Quafcridon, ninv Earl of 'Litchfield. . ._� WH&-.KEAS feveral / earner) .>uw L-e-Lnging to his Majefly's Ship^he Sutherland, but late to the Fylmoptbj are entitled to Prize-Money for Prizes taken by the lafrer in the Weft Indies \ this is to give Notice to fuch Seamen, th.it they may receive their tefoe&ive Shares of fhe faid Prifcs by applying to Mr. Edvrtrd J.-.fpzr, at his Office oa Tower-HiJI, on Friday next, the 4th of March. To the Proprietors of Land and Hwfts, and the principal Gtcapierstfthe firm, in the Ha mitt of Be'thnat-Grteni in the Parijh of Sttpney; in the County of Middle/ex* �JjL $-cfeer� is'nowdepenciing m the Honourable f \ Baufe cf Commons a "Bill for making the faitf Hamlet a diffract Parifii, 'fteet; St. "Jameses. THE LECTUKE.S in MIDWIFRT and PHYSIC will begui on Monday the 7th' if March nest, � Five In the Afternoon, By Sir RICHARD M.ANN INGH AM, Knt. MiD. F. R. S and cf the Cttlt^e of Ptsjtciar.i, I eedoit. � Ncte,.The abovermeinioji'd PhySc Leisures SURGERY} teaching thei fiedMcffa^de of treating Fevers,, and otKer Kfoirdoiof f'nc Blood, that may 1 company feveral GUes in the ART �/ f^RCEKY y wherehy the; yonng Surgeon will be enabled greatly to arBfk the external AppHcatiow, ie eiiefting the Cure, _. _ Y'& Advertifements .feem'c) to me to be only,a ludicroirs Amufernent till that of Yefterday, which has.orought! t � my t'lind a rr.o.t valuable and ingenious Perfon, di;Hng'.iJ/h'd st man/ Oouif abroad, paiticularl^ that of PnuTia, and is nc.v in Holy Orders. It he will fignify that he falls under tiiis Description, Time and i'lace will be appointtd^o give him a Meeting by a Lidy, wh->, being tired of the gajf World, Hdefirou3 of retiring with an agreeable Gunp^niqn, and \?i!l leave it ro his Clioice, whether srr/, 01 what I'imc Ihe ffiall fete in I>2don, and: does net doabt but that evety thing elle will Le as readily adjaHcd betweerf them.____� THE Perfon thit pur in the Lady's Advertiferrent bsgs le->fe to acquaint ^Mr. I>. Y. tlrft iTfe lites irt the Country at fo great a \>?zski it will be /rhprfiiWe for l:er to read hSf till Saturday Morning; bat if, notuithftanding his Djcbirfon, he wiSr.ba plcas'd tohaTc'Patience d.'l Tlnrfday, hisKeafonsms^probably be approved of, -and a Place appointed1 rrticte to meet. N Ant'weV to an. .Allienii-mcnt in this _ Paper.cf the i�th irftwt, the Perfim who lod^d at Mr.'Law?S/ alwi O-Fpeigate. doer tot th;nk it wqt#> his while to travel near t*o hitfdredj or even �K Mj^, at Mr. Davtf �oy�*s. Requeft, or fend his Friend to him, in that he?'hertby declares to all the 'World,- he never had any Deal-; ing with hhn irt the whole Couvfe of his Life, except once drinfcm a Bottle of Wine at his Hoirfe, which he then faid for for did ever fee him beforti or fiiice ifattlme, or ever ferrt to liiai, or had othef Bufmefs withbittt byDealina; Contnft, or anv Promrfo' in any Shape whatever j and this h* is rc^dy- to give opori Oith> and v?iil whenever it {hall te re^ar,d> (Ben a fidejf | K I Ann the Daughter of Job Turner, Jste of J. "Wan4JW�rt>l'n the Count? of Surry," be aCve, ffie is defit'4 to come to' her Unci?*'*^- at Clapham,. He mow Jyii&dead. 7i~r.ii 1 '~r  �-" -�- IJL rc nohs having any Dfemamts on Mr* V -fofepfi Hudibn, bte of th,e Bt-jongh of Soutriwark, Uphqlfterer a.*^i�erai^-�e^n:fr. Wiflkpf. Burleigh, of. the Gencral-PoftrOmce> L&mbard-Street, -betaffie Adminiftrator to tlx faid �)ar.iel Deronihg ; all Perfor.s that are indebted,"or have any Effects of the laid Djniel Deconiag's,- are defir'ct to give an Accpaht to Mr. WH-ia-Vi Burleigh j and for a futth�'Entourage^, merit, I premffe to .pay to ar^r.Peribn or Perfons that ihall dtfeov^r td re* arrj �f the'Ers*e?h of thVfhid" Deconikg, Two ShUEhjs in the Pound for whai . I rhalf recover ; an3 I do warn all Peribns tliat"are any ways ifidejted, or have any cf the EfK'rts of the faid Dscoiring, not to pay o� delivsr thrf fame to any other Feribur. Williaht Btulekh. W HE^EAS -kichard b.vans Apprentice . to Mr. Bayly, Saw/er, in \Vhitect06-otrcet, "St. Luie's, tvent way'froto his"Maftir'k Scriice on Wednefday the 16th inftant j whoever enteitdfis feim. will W.: proftoited according to La\y ; or. whoever give* Notice to his m Maffer whert he may be found, flrsrObe ftfitably_rewarded.-He is a tall'thin Lsd, cf.a brown Corople-don, and went away ma hrowrf Cent with Brais Buttons, aixi �olc with him a Sn�'Ceinfc Coat, and aj % fevlet Waiacoat; ;