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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 14, 1766, London, Middlesex The Gazetteer and New Daily MAY HAY A T T H E I THEATRE in the To of vvilbe per formed i favourite ferious called D ii M O F O O N T The Muiic compofed by With Pit aud boxes to be put and no perfbns to be admitted without which will be de livered Tomorrow the aid at half a guinea each Gallery five By their MAJESTIES No perfon whatsoever to be admitted behind the nor into the The pit and will be opened at To begin at feven oclock Vivant Rex There will be no Opera on Saturday on account of its being Whitfun M A R Y E O N E G A RD N THE nautical entertainments of this place will con tinue every evening during the Summer Vocal Taj and a young Ad mittance one hilling each The doors to be opened at fire and the mufic to begin at half an hour after There will be a proper guard on the road and in the to protect the company to and from the On rainy evenings the mufic will be m the To the LOVERS of AN Italian gentleman connoiffeur in mufic who fpeaks tolerable good and the modern propofes to teach a few ladies and gen tlemen of to play on the favourite instru v the and German For his trouble will not expect any other gra but what they Shall think As the ad vertifer is a man of no thinks through thefe means to fpend part of his time and hopes to be of fome Pleale to enquire or fend a line for at Barlow and at the in New the corner of Button and they hall be waited AT near Richmond in by Mr TAYLOR and Youth are care fully andexpeditjoufiy initiated in every aecefTary accomplifhiBent for the puolicof hces or commercial plentifully iuppliecj with wholeiome decently accommodated with and all other at per pleafe to apply to in Lng Wettminften in Car naby at the m Vil lers Yorkbuildings jn Hog Soho5 in Bbckinars in Grange in Bifliopfgateitreet or to at from ten to two4 Taylor ie now in and attends from to twelve atFurmyalVian NEW iinported by oppofite Catherineftreet in the Bookfeller to his de IArt chez les par woiiveaux Melanges par JOe 3 Les Interets des Nations de developes relativement au 2 Leide ou Anecdotes Re riiarques fur differents Lyofi Les de Paris Eloge dc par Pans Atlas Maritime recueil des Cartes Plans des Quatre Parties du par le v0U LeUrss de a fesamis avec des Notss Hiftoriques NEW BOOKS imported by BECKET and DE near Surryftreetm the TALLER Elementa tornus De Haen Ratio pars 8 9 13 14 Defcription des Curiofitez Naturelles du magni fique Cabinet de Am grand avec de tres belles Complete lets may be had of the above in 4 par Paris Morgagni Opera a new edition 2 Encyclopedic Paris 2 de LAcademic Paris Rccherches fiir la par De Mef Paris Abrege de la des Reflexions fur rAccroiffement des ptr Hambourg Observations fur le Commerce fur ks Art Paris Hiftoire du Commerce de hi Navigation des Paris Hiftoire desKevolations par Linguen pour fervir de fuite a Parii Tableau Hiftorique de la Paris Meraoires de De rjn la Mprt de Louis ou Faftes du Kegne de Louis Paris 2 Voyage de Robertfon aux Terres Voyage de Rnffie a Paris 3 Oeuvres de nouvlue edition en 26 Geneve Nouveaux Hiilo de Qfrnere 3 juveaux Melanges fe feparement Of the above Bookfellers maybe a Catalogue of Foreign Books imported by Fcr tbf letters JgneJ A InJ To the PRINTER of the May H E that Blake be to deliver an account to the Society for the Encouragement of of the fifh tranfactions committed by them to his having been confirmed on Wed nefday the 3oth of April by a confiderable at a numerous meeting con vened chiefly bv the repeated advertifements of that who begged his friends to attend early on that certainly reflects the higheft honour on that difinterefted and publicSpirited not withftandin the alTertion of fome of that gentle O mans friends who that the Society lias no right to call him to any as the money with which that fcheme has been carried forward was ad vanced by parliament and private as well as by them of which he has publifhed accunts from time to and lately a general account of the whole in the Ledger of the zgth of April with which the public is thoroughly fa As a member of that I Shall take the li berty of laying a fhort ftate of this affair before the to whom Blake Seems to appeal by his laft publifhed at tiie time the refolution of the that he mould be defired to give them an Stood for I mail alfo can didly examine the feveral accounts delivered by that gentleman to the fociety and the public by which it will appear how far he is accountable to that bo dy for the money committed by them to his care and management and alfo to the fir whofe be nefit that part of the money entrufled to him by was undoubtedly Left this feeming lofs mould throw a damp on the then in its Blake thought proper to explain the matter more fully by a paragraph dt the end of the informs that cafh paid for this fifh at the boathire and carriage to Solicitors bill for attending fifli falaries and fitting up the recep tacle and pace of travelling expences for fettling the fifhery at the and on the roads j and ftationary and difperfing of handbills bafkets the and other utenfils ad and fiuidry incidental expences together with cafh paid for 23 new and repairs done to the fame amounted in the whole to By this explanation it is that the feveral extra fubfequent Stand Charged as follows Solicitors fitting up travelling and 13 new carriages at amount ing to befides theprime and all expences relative to the buying and fellingfifh to that came to 107 lefs than the fifli fold for and Blake allows he bad then in clear of all charges to the 3010 of the fum of 3607 The beginning of Blake ap plied to the Society to appoint day for him to lay j aftaleofthe fifh t ran fact ions before and ac j ccrdingly the of March was named for the pur i when he gave fo hopeful rf account of the and fo fully fatisfiect the Society which was very numerous on that occafion that the whole money advanced would foon be a fuf left to continue the or to be applied to any other laudable that they immediately reiolved the gold the higheit honour they can him for the and aSTiduity which he at the foot ohi ace gives I general flaie o the vmdirt as it itcud the 3oth ef 1 y which h be fides tiie capital it was oblhftd Co make a further tliihurfement ins own to the amount of 7d to make good all pay ments to that To anfvver which furii of 7 he gives ah acccvin i f machines and utner materials in as J2ut as the mXt examination and comparison of the foregone that there was prr at of at rhe the laics al cf and j j kets 5 out of tiie sxrra charge I j of other as stated at there mull ftill remain a neat of to be added to the capital of in thewhoie to the fum of in rid of the at the dole of his account uih the Sc This matter mult appear itiil mere on x amination of Ehkts pubiiihtd in the Ledger the loth of prii bei foregoing accounts to the ening the Society with the fublequenr earned on with the mone advanced to him by private contii he lays down the prime all ex pences attending the purchafe of p7 of ths whole quantity brought by him tu London bv land the begin to tiie end of the from Carriage of including bt at hire from Brixhsm to and alt road un 9113 In treating of this I dial 1 ftate nothing as t has in carrying into execution the fcheme a refoution of the but what may appear recommencfed to his care by the Society for bring dently from their minute which are always ing fito to London by land open to the examination of the And as The 24th of Blake publifhed it is a kind of that all accounts are to be j 8 his fecond account of the fiih iraniachons in the Ga taken ftrictly againft the party who delivers including the former and ending errors are to be deemed conclufive the 3Oth of 1763 by which it on that I confider Blakes accounts that the wh le quantity of brought by him to delivered to the as authentic vouchers againS Lond from the i6th of to that that cannot be invalidated but by mewing if amaunted to 215 15 a jt iaft except the fome demon illable 15 which were charged to the markets 76 A I T Total prime coil and incidental essences to London As it appears by this that ths prime and all incidental to or 427 tons uiiount to it neceilarily that the prime and d of the fame the quantify brought to London the 30th of comes to Jt appears by Blakes fecond ac that thef215 tons fold for inA Conltquently there remains Which Jnm is ftill chargeable with th falea the London markets and evin mitting all the articles relative 1 for the as cia to tins expence to ged in Blakes And produced by fale a j6 ioi Deficiency 5f02 10 The nth of Blake hadmovtd i f the Society ro take into confideration the unJer i have been by at t taking lie an e of January fome profit but the town not being well apprized of their or perhaps doubting the poffibiiity ther i was appointed at which time the f redoing account i to t may be proper to take that the fcheme of bringing fijh trom the diftant feaports to Lon by land was begun by and abeut the latter end of j fum me r 7 or 800 pair of and fame other fcarce from to Oxford in good part of which fold te laid before After fome thefur ser consideration of that matter was poltpcned to of their being brought To far in good and the lit of February at which time Blake de the weather alfo being very hot at the the that the firft advanced to and greater part perifhed on their to the lofs of j i the further fum of lent to him on part of their which was not very confiderjl were abfoluteiy funk in the and A fecond from which they hoped j halfpenny according to this for better proved alfo unlucky for fifh Upon which the Society relolved generoufly to re which they expected to arrive in town early in the ji turn him his wiiich was done morning the nil of of which they had As it was then publicly that the parlia giva notice to the town by not arU ment intended fum of money to riving until 12 oclock that and the next day t Blake to carry on the fifh alfj tint con beingtheday appointtdfor his Jl fiderable fubfcriptions had been for tke pur their fifh was little attended to the whole cargo was pofe the according to then nfual clilinte turbot and j j ready in tiie fecon the ballance inuit full appear in 11 norfc tiie other articles charged Jvour of the By theLedger acc fit nl arid ihe expences attendinsr lie exuen fale of 215 Mnounted to from the turn t fold above t expences to Land and j Remains profit To which i vanced bv relative to b a iVaies ajul water cart and ttu h moey ad cty fie up weil in a manner and their ihiall capital quite re Thefe unfortunate adventurers applied to fome who examinecl into the feasibility of the and mentioned it to the Society as an object worthy their who had been informed thoroughly by appeared a zealous promoter of he undertaking the affair was referred to a commit and whilfi the granting fome afiiilance to thefe and the expediency of applying a fum of money net exceeding to the purpofe of Sup plying the town with fifh by land was un der it was moved in the that the whole affair mould be committed to the care of Blake and to hew the entire conj fidence they had in it was refolvcd that their collector have power to anfwer any to the amount of 2000 drawn on hira by that towards procuring greater plenty of fifh by land Aprilathe the Society adjudged the premium for the beii fifhcarriage for the On the i6th of May the firft load was brought to and on the i9th of the fame the town was regaling with foals at a moderate and the Society Sanguine in their hopes of ferviug the public to Biake appiied to them to let him have 1500 without which he knew lay dead in the and offered to give Security to repay it on fix months which was accordingly It is to be that in a few days after the firit rtfolution of the 4th of Blake drew ou the collector for the whole fum of 1000 at once that the proper carriage was not fixed on by the Society until the iSth of 1762 that the firft load of fifh arrived on the i6th of May at which time but a very few carriages could have been made and on the ipth of the fame he applied for the Sum of 1500 How far it wa neceflary to have fo considerable a fum will appear by the following abfiraft of firft which was published the Gazetteer of the 8th of 1762 by which it that the quantity of fiih brought to the i6th cf May to the joth of Septera amounted fo 917 i 3 which were charged to the maikets I4 And produced by Sales 5026 4 5 Deficiency g refted fuftered the carnages to remain j are charged ntthe foot cf flcond in his hands for the benefit of the public if jj then ordered to be would have Teimbured a iliit remains part of the money they had advanced and accordingly no further notice or nrdsr relative to j which ot nil expsnce j them was until Blake informed the that the whole undei taking was at an end and the nth of it was that he be defired to fell the carnages and other and place the produce to their It may be proper to compare thefe two j in order to fee how tally with ench be fore I proceed to Blakes laft delivered ly to feveral members of the and the Ledger the zpth of the day bejj the laft refolution was As there has ftrefs laid on this it may be proper to thue the matter the bs does not appear any notice from any of the on their Native to cooiiniiilon and I do not ief By the ifl account the charge to markets was 5957 Produce of fales Deficiency 931 By the zd wiiich includes the the charge to markets is 1 Produce of fales Deficiency To omit which feem unneceffary on the It appears on examining the paragraph at the end of the firft that theire was a profit of on the notwithstanding the feeming lofs of But in older to ftate this profit in the moft favourable manner on the accountants I hall only take it at and as thtcharge to mar produce of and are carried on upon footing through both it feenis necclTirily to that as there was a de mon flrable profit of on the charged to markets at which fold but for there muft have been a profit in proportion of on the charged to markets which ibid I have Stated this matter in proportion to the Charge at as molt favourable to Blakes account for in proportion to the profit on the pro duce of fales in the firft it amounts to 7661 The deficiency at the foot of the zd account is alfo lefs in than the deficiency at the bottom of the for in proportion to a deficiency of on there Should have been a deficiency of on fo that according to whatever rule of or however favourably thefe accounts are there appears 3 very ronfiderabic uro minute j chafe to quote any verbal declaration to the So on this although thj refdufion of the cf that the me did cf th be pidented to for the diirntertitediiefs and aSLMuify which he has irtcar rying into execution the fcheme recommended to his care by land by the for bringing fiih to London inigiit ivanant an aflerticn of the md For it is not to bepreuured the Society would jj present him their goid the higheflfavour I they can for his if he was to be pah 1y tlurn for his I that at ths time the goid medal was voted declared to the that the uiperiiuendance of the fifii Schema becoming now a bufuicfs that employed whols time and he if he continued for the future charge comrniffian But far he can charge commifiion any will ap pearfroia a wiih which he doles pendix to his hud before tiie pariiamtjfrat the time he Solicited a Supply to cany on tiie fcheme i after mentioni g the money advanced hy he And as ragement to this the John Siake does not propofc to reap any advantage to iiimklf out of tne aforcaid capital if by any evtnt the ame Should be or the deiien net but only his extraordinary may time to time be occasioned thereby j and in that cafe produce of account Lt caufe to ibc bft manner be tbe fame to be vtHtkers ar as tkt nature ofibf u vjill admit However itrong this declaration may Blakes charging I SliaJl not ufe of it to that uOic and rhaii therefore State charge from the uf 3S3 the he fitit mentioned it to ths to of by hi a tc the amoaiit of joo the which davs whiui n ;