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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 10, 1746, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. N v m. a. 3836* TUESDAY, February io, 1746-7. Deal, Fihruary S. IRRIVED the. William and Eliza-I .petb, Allifofl, from South Carolina. Came down his Maje-| fty's. Ship Eltham, and the Oxford, Stevens, for Eaft-India ; TJolphin, Turpin, for the Weft-Indies ; and the Margaret arid Anne, Butler, for Ireland ; and remain with his Majelly a Ship the Yarmouth, Admiral Anfon ; with the reft of the.~Men of.War, ahct'Outward-boand, as in my laft. \Vwd S.tyW; Fslmoutb, Feb. 5. Juft now came into Carrick Road' a SwedHh Ship deeply laden, fuppos'd to be the Magda" len Dorothy, who loaded Fifh for the Straits ; but puc back by b-ui Weather. WindS.W. Dartmouth, Feb. 6. There is juft now Advice from Torbay, that the Picket for the Weft -Indies is failed from thence, in Company with his Majefty's Ship the Windfor. WindW.S.W. Pool, Feb.. j. Came toJJrownfea the Friendfhip, Ped-die, from London, for Exeter. Remain the Caftor, Jan-foa, for Oottenburgh. WindS.W. SoutbampJotn, Feb. 7. Sailed the Mary, Msfurier, for jeriey ; and this Day arrived the Two Brothers, from Goernfey. Wind S.W. The King Ahafuerus, Le Mefurier, from Earbadces, is arrived off Dover. The William and jane, Hawkin;, from di-to, at Plymouth. The Experiment, Bond, from Villa Novo, at Briftol. Th� C9.nlb.nce, Reed, from Briftol, at Gibraltar. The Friepdfbip, Scarr, from South Carolina, at Cowes. The Aaae, Butterfield, from Philadelphia, at Batba-e faid Court, who was to examine and make Report thereof, and after hearing Councilor) behalf of the City of London, and likewife the Inhabitants cf ft. Bride's, defiring Copies of the'ProthQ-notary's Report, which was granted, the further Hearing wa; p-t oSto the Second Day of next Term. Laft Night there was a Meeting of the Miniftefs of State, at his Grace the DokeoFNewcaftlc's, on feme important Affairs. On Sunday laft their Graces the Duke and Dutchefs of.Richmond, the Earl of Kildare and his new-married Lady dined with the Cbuntefs Dowager of Kildare, and in the Evening the abovefaid Earl and Countefs went to their Houfe in Soho-fquare. Yefterday Morning William Drake, Efq; of Shardeloes in the County of Bucks, Member cf Parliament for Ag-mondefham in the faid County, was married at Audley-ftreet Chapel, to Mifs Rawonh, a beautiful young Lady, with a Fortune of 100,000 1. and immediately fetout with a grand Retinue for his Seat. Yefterday the Right Hon. George Lord Vifcount Tor-rington took the Oaths and his Seat in the Houfe of Peers, in the room of his Brother lately deceafed. Yefterday Dr. Defhire, who had his Leg broke as he was taking the Air, had his Leg cut off, by the Advice of the Surgeons. On Monday Night as one Mrs. Stredwick was going through Crewft-Court near Carey-llKet, fhe was ftopt by three Men, drefs'd like Footmen, who offering Rudeneft to her, fhe cried out, and it being near her Lodging, her Hufband ran to her Affiftance ; but was knock'd down immediately with a Bludgeon, and died in a few Minutes. The Fellows all made their Efcape. On Sunday laft Vincent Symonds, was committed to New-Prifon, by Thomas Burdus, Efq; for felonioufly entering the Dwelling Houfe of William Meade, Efq; in the Right Time at Ifleworth, in the County of Mid-dlefex, and felonioufly taking out a great Quantity ofHou-ftold Furniture and feveral other things his Property, part of which was found upon him. Yefterday Elizabeth Jones, was committed to Clerken-well Bridewell, by the fame Gentleman, far felonioufly and privately taking out of the Shop of Mr. Henry Hornefby, fome Wearing Apparel his Property, found upon her. Ipfivich, Feb. 6. Laft Monday Robert Edgar, Efq; was proclaimed Sheriff of the County of Suffolk $ Mr. Charles Stifled is appointed Under-Sheriff, ami Mr. Goodchild Clarke, County Clerk. Brijfof, Ftb. 7. Sunday laft died Capt. Stonehoafe, who had his Leg fhatter'd by a Cannon Ball, in his Engagement in the Blandford Privateer with the rich French Priae lately brought in here. Wednefday laft as a Woman was cleaning out an empty, uninhabited Houfe in Lewen's Mead, in a Coalhoufe fhe found a Ba'fket filled with Saw-Duft and Sand, and in it the Body of a Female Child, fuppos'd to be about five or fix Months old, with its Head and Right-Arm. cut off: The Arm under its Back, and the Head upon its Breaft. The Head was perifhed and the Toes rotted off. Our Fair has proved in general very bad ; owing to the little Goods called for this War-Time, and partly to the bad Weather for a long while paft, which has render'd the Roads in many Places unpayable. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Feb. 2. On Thurfday laft about "8 o'Clock at Night, Robert Spence, a Refidenter in this Place fmce his Return from the South Sea Expedition under Commodore Anfon, was committed to the City-Guard, as being guilty of murdering fome few Minutes before one Mrs. Walker, an unmarried Gentlewoman and Schooimiftref", in her own Houfe in the Head of the Canongate. As no Precognition is taken of this unhappy and melancholly Affair as yet, the Circumftances of the Murder are riot particularly known. Tis faid he committed the Deed ' with a large Chopping-knife, firft cutting off fome of-her Fingers, and afterward mangling her Arms, Shoulders and Sides of her Head in the nioft barbarous and fhocking Manner. As no Provocation is affign'd, 'tis fearcely thought a Perfon in the Ufe of his Reafon and Senfes could have been guilty of fuch aninhuman Act. Some Days before in a furious and extravagant Fit, he had gone oat to Collington about three Miles diftant from Town, and committed feveral riotous Diforders, for which he had been confined to the City-Gaard, and at four p'Ciock that Afternoon hadbeen releafed upon Bail. Laft Week died much lamented, the Hon. Sir James Cuninghame of Milcraig, Bart. He is fueceeded in Honour and Eftate by his Brother Lieut. Col. Cuninghame. Laft Week died Mr. Primrofe, the only furviving Son of the late Sir Archibald Primrofe of Dunuipace, Bart. Edinburgh, Feb. 3. We hear from Hull, that on Saturday laft, arrived from a Cruize from the Northward, the Granada Bomb, and brought in there, after a fmart Engagement, a Privateer of eight Carriage, and feveral Swivel Gun?, with 100 Men, eight whereof were killed, and 15 wounded, which fhe took off Flamborough-bead' The-Privateer had on beard three Ranfomers, two of whom belonged to Hull. On Sunday the Men were brought to the-Citadel. Not one Man on board the Granada was either killed or wounded, tho' the Engag^m^ntiJafted an Hour and half. Yefterday a Match was run upon the Sands of Leith for a Purfeof 501. Sterl. betwixt a brown Mare the Property of the Right Honourable the Earl of Galloway, and a bay Hoife faid to belong to Mr. Char.ris of Amstieid ; both the Riders discovered an uncommon Dexterity; hut the Prize was won by the latter. Yefterday William Niihet of Dirleton, Efq; was married to Mifs Hamilton, only Chili to Mr. Hamilton of Pancait-land;.a molt agreeable young Lady, with a very large Fortune. THE Society in Lm-Jon, Corresponding with the Incorporated Society in Dublin, for Promoting E nglifh Prottfiant Working-Schools in Ireland, have received the following Benefactions towards forwarding the pious De-figns they are engaged in, for which, the Benefactors axe defired to accept the hearty Thanks of this Society; Money colleSedat Barbadoes hy Thomas Baxter,' Efq; Attorney - General, and paid by tbt Hon. Admiral Warren to the Secretary. Capt. Tennifon Smith Mr. Thomas Cantwell Capt. William Dowlirig Mr. jofephM'Neil Mr. Edmund. Bailey Mr. John Somervill Capt. Jafper Morris Robert Donwiddie, Eilj; John Collins, Efq; Mr. Francis M^fahon Mr. John Lanahaa John Pilgrim, Efq; Mr. James. Murray Reduced to Sterling at 38 per Cent, h 1810 o Capt. Samuel Goddard, Commander 7 of his Majefty's Ship Deal-Caftle 5 Jofiah Martin, Efq; one of the Council \ of Antigua - 3 Major Lavington at Antigua - Captain Abel Smith of his Majefty's 7 Sloop Otter - J Warner Tempeft, Efq; Naval Store-) keeper at Antigua - 3 Abraham Chovet, Efq; of Antigua - William Tattum, jun. Purfer of his Ala- \ jefty's Ship Launce'fton - 3 Mr. Man, Surgeon of Ditto - - Coddington, Efq; of Antigua Capt. James Douglafs, Commander of 7 his Majefty's Shjp Mermaid 3 Capt. Thomas Soimers - Capt. John Brett, Commander of his 7 Majefty's Ship Sunderland - 3 Capt. Dariiel Hore, Commander of his 7 Majefty's Ship Canterbury 5 John Henry Batfide, Efq; - Capt. Philip Durell, Commander of his 7 Majefty's Ship Chefter - � Capt. Collins, Commander of 1 his Ma- 7 jefty's Ship Dover -> 3 Capt. Hardy, Commander of his Ma- 7 jefty's Ship Torrington - J Capt. PoHicarpus Taylor, Commander 7 of his Majefty's Ship Fawey 3 The Hon^ Vice-AdmiralTownfhend Col. 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