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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 10, 1943, London, Middlesex f; THURSDAJ, March id, 1743. Xtea/, March 8. . AST Night fafl'd his Majefty's Sloop the SaltaQi, for theWeftward. Remain in the Downs, his Majefty's Ship the Leopard, Terrible Bomb, "and Charles Tender. Wind N. E. An ExtraS of a Letter from-a Mi-nifier of State at Paris, dated � March 8. < The Conduft of the Auftrian Mihiftry, in relation to � the Manifefto which they have canfed to be pubiifti'd in � the foreign News-Papers, affords Matter of great Diver- < fien here. They would have done much better to have � at once preferited it to the States General, than to have � fought in vain'to "have fpread Terror all over Germany, i in letting the Electors know, that for the future they � fhould not have the Trouble of affembling, in order to ' proceed to the Ele&jon of an Emperor, nor have any � Share m the Difpo/rtion of the Imperial Crown, for * that the Queen intended to caufe that Dignity to be ' again veiled entirely in her Houfe; which evidently � appear'd by her requiring that the Grand Duke oiTufcany, ' her Hufband, mould be declar'd King of the Romans, even � at the Hazard of feeing her own Territories deftroy'd -by � Fire and Sword. This imprudent Conduct has had fo '. contrary an EffecT: to what was expedled at the Court of � Vienna, that no Body was furpriz'd when the Auftrian ' Miniffer at the Hague received Orders to defer pre-' fencing his Manifelto. It appears from what has ' been faid, that if the Court of Vienrfa had not per-' ceived that the bare publifning this Manifefto had ' like to have brought all Germany upon its Back, it < would have made no Scruple to have fent that Piece into * all the German Courts. Several foreign Minifters at the * Court of London, and particularly thofe of Germany, ex-�* claimed very much againft a Demand fo contrary to the � Conftitution of the Empire, and expreffed themfelves ' with fo much Warmth upon this fubjeft, that his Britan-' nkk Majefty did not think proper openly to countenance * a Manifefto of- this Nature; whereupon the Queen of ' Hungary feemed immediately to change her Tone, It * was hoped here, that the Proportions of the Emperor * would have met with a favourable Reception at Vienna, * and opened a Door to a Negotiation ^ butyer/'fkr frogfcjj* ' that, as appears by the lafl Difpatches received figfljPp' * that Court, which difcover a more than ordinary Con-' fidence repofed by the Queen in the Britiih Miniftry, and entire Deference to the Sentiments' of *his Britannick an  Majefty, upon the feveral Offers made her by the Powers ' in War, without whofe Confent and Concurrence fhe will * conclude upon nothing.' L O N D ON, The RigHt Hon. the Lords of the Admiralty have appointed Capt. Toms to be Captain of the Alderney Man of War, of< twenty Guns, lately la.tmch'd. - And likewife appointed Capt. Pitman to, be Commander of the Aldborough Man of War,-of twenty Guns, lately Rebuilt, in the. room of Capt. Toms. On Tuefday lafl a Coach wis1 overturned on Black-Heath, in which was JVlrs. Loyrther, Wife of Captain Lowther, who had three of her Ribs broke; and the other Perfons in the Coach were much bruifed. His Majefty has presented the Rev. Mr. William Everard to the Rettery of Walpole St. Peter's in Norfolk. A Difpenfation is pafs'd the Seals to enable the Rev. Mr. Thomas Cockfhutt, M. A. to hold the Reftory of Orfdale in the County of Nottingham. Yefterday died at his Houfe in Bow-Lane, Mr. Parker, who formerly kept the Crofs-Keys Tavern in Cornhrll. Yefterday Morning between one and two o' Clock, a Fire broke out at Mr. Clay's, a Tobacconiit, in St. John's-Street, near Hicks-Hall, which entirely confumed the fame. Mr. Clay and his wife were out of Town, aiid their Sifter and Maid-Servant with much Difficulty efcaped pe-riihing in the Flames, T)y getting out of the one-Pair-ef-Stairs Window without their Cloaths. On Tuefday Night a Child about a Month old was found dead in a Channel near Crown-Court, Weftminfr.ejy.-and almoft cover'd with Dirt; one of its Arms was broke, and the Bone came quite thro' the Skin; and feveral other Maria of Violence appear'd in other Parts of the Body. Yefterday Charles Kennewell, Elijah Burt, and Peter Clinfjn, three reputed notorious Pickpockets, were committed by CoLJJe Veil to Clerkenwell-BrideweU to hard Labour. The feme Day Mary Butler, otherwife Jones, was committed by the fame Gentleman to New-Prifon, for a Street-. Robbery on Mr. Gilbert Douglas, from whom a Pocket-Book was taken at the Time of the Robbery, with feveral Notes, found upon her. On Monday a Sailor went into the Sugar-Loaf Alehoufe in Bifhopfgate-Street, and after drinking a Pint of Beer went to the Bar for Change for a Shilling, which being given him by the Miftrefc ojf the Houfe, he took the Opportunity to take the Ring off her Finger, far which he was fecured, and by the Lord Mayor committed to the Poultry-Compter. We have Advice from R < < y in Staffordfhire, that W-m L-y, Efq; died there lafl Week, in the 28th Year of his Age ;� of whom it may be faid.^that he was owerwhelmrd in fci* 9Wn Fatj being of fo prodigious a Size that few Horfe3 were able to carry him. tt is faid his Departure has caufed a general Lamentation in the Neighbourhood in which he (being an Exotic) chofe to refide. He lies interr'd in the Church-Yard there, hard by the Foot-Way, over whom the P--.n of the Parifh is faid to-have compos'd the following Epitaph : Sifte Viator, hunc Lapldem fpeftes, Quo fubter jacet Gulielmus L -" � Armiger, qui vivens nimium fraudavit Ventrem,heu .' jam Vermibus Talpifqoe praedam, Fleto, funde Lachrymas, erepto . De tua Vicinitate Javene, Moribus ornato, Irigenio prseftanti, Amico fideli, Maritoque amaritiflimo. On Monday Night abojut fix o' Clock a Boat run foul of a Ship's Anchor at Rotherhith, by which Accident one Man and a Boy of eight Years old were drown'd. Oh. Sunday next two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at St. Peter le Poor, for the Benefit of Broad-Street-Ward Charity Children ; that in the Morning by the Right Rev. Father in God Martin Lord Bifhop of Gloiicefter ; and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Dr. King, Re&or of St. Michael in Crooked-Lane. The fame Day two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at St. Bennet Gracechurch, for the Benefit of fixty Boys and forty Girls belonging to Bridge and Candlewick Wards ; that in the Morning by the Lord Bifhop of St. Afaph, and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Howard, Chaplain to his Royal Highnefs the Prince ofWales, and Le&urer 0/ St. Magnus at London-Bridge. Sermons for thefe Children at this Church are but once in two Years. Great Numbers of Gentlemen and Ladies daily refort to the Manfion Houfe and French Horn, facing the Manfion-Houfe, to fee the Artift from Norwich, and his wonderful Performances, who has given fuch general Satisfaction to moft of the Nobility at Charing-Crofsi 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 Face 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 j with .feveral other Performances too tedious to mention. He is to be feen by one or more, without Lofs of Tune, from Ten to Eight, and no later. Thjs Evening will be perform'd, At the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, The Spanilh Fryar. At the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden, The Siege of Damafcus, with the Royal Chace H'gh Water at London-Bridge this Day at 23 Minutes after 10 in the Morning, and 57 after 10 at Night.  Yefterday Bank Stock was 147 1 4th, for the Opening. India Stock 181 1 half a 181 a 3 8ths. South-Sea Stock. 110 1 8th a 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities 114 5 8ths a 3 4ths, Ditto New 112 7 8ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 100 i half. Ditto 1742, 100 1 half. Million Bank 118. Equivalent ui. Royal Afiiirahce 81. London Affurance ii 5 8ths a 3 4ths. Engliih Copper 4I. 10s. Welih ditto, no Price. African, no Price. Sevrn per Cent. Emperor's Loan 112 1 half. Five per Cent, ditto 77 a 1 half. Bank Circulation 4I. 10s. Prem. India Bonds 4I. 9s. Prem. Three 1 half Salt Tallies 1 3 4ths, Prem. Three 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5. Prem. Three per Cent, ditto 2 1 half, Difc._ IVtJiin, March 8, 1742. To the Gentlemen, Clergy and Freeholders of the County of Oxford. TlfHEREAS at a General} Meeting of tke Gentlemen, Clergy and Freeholders of the- Comrty of Oxford, held at theCrofs Inn on Thurfday the ^d infant, 1 was unanimoufy fix'd on as a Candidate to reprefent this County in Parliament, in the room of the late Lord Vif count Quarendon, now Earl of Litchfield j the Shortnefs of Time not permitting me to make a perfonal Application, I hope you toiII excufe my taking this Method of defiringyour Votes and Intereft, which nxiill greatly oblige Tour moll obedient humble Servant^ � _NORREYS BERTIE. Admiralty-Office, 5 March, 1742. CT'HE Lords Cotnmiffioners of the Admiralty having order'd the Petty Officers and Foremafi MenbelgJtg-ing to the fVinchefier, lately arrivedfrom the mediterranean, to be turned over, half into the Augufia, fitting a f Chatham, and the other half into. the. Torrington, fitting at Port/mouth, in which Ships they will be paid their Wages' for the fVinchefier, and two Months Wages Advance before they proceed to Sea ', and the Leave of Abfence given the faid Men expiring onrthe 1 ith inftanty their Lord/hips do ftriclly charge them, at theExpiration'of that Time, to repair forthwith on board the faid Ships Augufia and Torrington accordingly, on pain, in cafe they fail to dofo, of not only lofing the afore-mention'd Payments, out alfa of being, apprehended and tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. If the faid Men apply to the Navy-Board, they will be allow d Conducl-Money, and Carriage for their Chefi and Bedding to Chatham and Portf-mouth ; but if any of thofe who are to repair to Chatham, chufe to go down in tbf Tender which will be appointed to carry, their Chefi and Bedding, rather than to travel by Land, the Navy-Board will caufe them to be received on board fuch Tender, and tarried to their Ship at Chatham. Tha Cortecc, Admirahy-Oftice, 3 March,. 1742. T&tlEREAS many Seamen have-from Tim to Time inconfiderately deferted his Majefty s Service, by leaving the Ships they belong d to as they could find Opportunities for fo doing, for which Crime they have incurred the Lofs of their Wages, and are punijhdlle with Death by a Court-Martial; but my Lords Commijfioners of the Admiralti being willing to impute fuch Defertton to a Rajhkefs which moft of tbem foon repent of, and would return to their Ships, but that they are terrified therefrom by their Appixbtr.fions of Punijhment; and their Lofdjbipt, in order to encourage them to return to their Duty, being in din d to Jhew them fo much-Indulgence as to remove fuch Apprehenfions, do hereby declare, that fuch of the faid Men who return on board the Ships to which they did belong on or before the id of next Month, or in cafe tlofe Ships are gone abroad, if they go on board fame other of. his Majefty s Ships ^ they fo all not be punifrfd in any manner whatfoever on Account of the Crime they ha-je committed in withdrawing themfelves from his Majefty's Service, excepting fuch as have been guilty of Mutiny, or any othe* notorious Crimes: And as a further Encouragment to them, their Lordfhips are pleased moreover to declare, that fuch as fhall fo return pall have their R'j taken oft', and be pdid the Wages far the Ships from which they run ; but theirLord/lrips, aljo think fit to declare, that if any of the Men who have deferted as_ afore faid do v.ot make proper Ufe of the Indulgence hereby offer d them, by returning to bis Majefty's Sei-vicq within the Time above-mention d, they muft expecl to be ftriclly fought after, and in cafe they are apprehended, be brought to a Court-Martial, and treated as the Law direcls. Tho. Corbett. Admiralty-Office, ; Much, 1742. TJU'HEREAS feveral $ennen belonging to tnj *r Majefty s Ship the Sterling-Caftle at Sp'ithead, have taken the Liberty to abfent themfelves from their Duty without Leave, and the faid Ship being foon to proceed to Sea ; the Lords Commifjioners of the Admiralty do ftriclly charge the faid Men to return immediately to their Duty on board their Ship, on pain not only of lofing their Wages, but of bei'-'g apprehended and tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters, m cafe they neglecJ fo to do^ The. Corbett. Admiralty-Office, 7 March. 1742. IffHEREAS the Leave of Ahfen'e given to tbt Petty Officers and Foremaft Men belonging to his Majefty s.Sbip the Mary Galley expires on the 2$tb of this Month, it is the Direction of the Lords Covimifjioners of the Admiralty, that the faid Petty Officers and Foremaft Men (notwitbftanding the Orders they have receivd to gp on board the Princefs Royal at the Nore) do repair on board his Majefty s Ship the Jerfey at Plymouth, at the Expiration of the faid Leave, where they will be paid the Remainder of the Wages due to them in the Mary Galley, and two Months Wages-Advance, before they proceed to Sea ; but if any of the faid Men fail to go on board the ferfey, they will not only fo } the afore faid Payments, but will be taken up, and tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbetr. St. George's Hofpital, 2 March, 1742. \TO TIC E is hereby given, thai a General Court is to be held "on Thurfday the Xfth'inftant, at Ten 0' Clock in the Forenoon, on a fpecial Affair. ^John Van KidJ, Chrk. , TH E Gentlemen )af the City and Counrlv bf Worcefter, are defir'd to dine with their Countiymea at thjir Annual Feaft at the Horn Tavern in tleet-Street, ori Monday the 14th of this inftant March, at Two o'Clock- in the Afternoon. Tickets are deliver'd at Mr. Sandby's, Bookfeller,'without Te'mple-'Bjr; at the Horn Tavern in Fleet-Street; the Ship behind the Exchange; tne King's Head on To^er-Hill; and at the Bolt and Tun in Fleet-Street: -' Gerjtleinen are defir'd to take their Tickets by Tomorrow, that the Stewards may know how to provide. THE Committee appointed by the Wfhy � of the Parllh of Chrift-Church in Spittlefields, to treat SiJBpree with any Perfon or Perfens who. fhall be willing to take.efi tfeiftl the Clvatii-ing, Care, agd Maintenance of the Poor of therlkjd.-P^Jihjr.will/tnest at the Workteufe in the (aid Parifn on Fr^da^.jthe .iJihjrifjflSwt, -MhST'. .'e o'clock in the Afternoon, to treat and ag^e? for-^qjifie ata!�ftain i'ricc, and fueh Contraflow to have the Benefit nrf^e-P^Scn^laiSwifr Note, The Workhoufe is already. ft&ifh'lP wftriW'fJecefa-i further Information may be had any Mjya^* po^rE)"|ht tijfrjljen'yci^k. THE Bfethren^^^ntW'nfifr^H^i^-able Order of GRE&OPvIANS� belongingUo the RirSg^i Ilrsd Chapter in Great Tower-Street), atodefrr'tf "terteat at ih� GlSt^Jvcm in Fleet-Street, this Evening, at^Sixio'^ckipamfsiyj-W^ert^^ln'i'flc Brethren of th* Chapter. By OfdejcaP &s--Virer<2Fana5 ':t <-'i^ I F lodg'i James CrefTer.tj Ef^vV^hijrfdrrte- tfrrte* frtfee by Letter, the Fy�y,.wiUj,g fhan^ful/y yj^a^V V; ' . J. X HArJf-MAK&KT-j .rJus-Day-j being-the-10th- of-MaTchy-^if-be An � :A rs:^:S/jE'm. IeL :'Vk Two TieWfe bfc'-