General Advertiser Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 4

About General Advertiser

  • Publication Name: General Advertiser
  • Location: London, Middlesex
  • Pages Available: 8,378
  • Years Available: 1744 - 1850
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : General Advertiser, January 31, 1746

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 31, 1746, London, Middlesex Numb. 3828. SATURDAY, January 31, 1746-7. Deal, January 29. ,EMAIN in the Downs his Majefty's Ship the Greyhound, Furnace Bomb, and the Outward-bound, as in my laft. Arrived the Nathaniel, Hale, from Ply-mo'uth. Wind S.W.oyW. Dartmouth, Jan. 27. The 25th came in and failed Providence, Harwood; the Newport, Mercy ,- .Profperoas, Lowv; and the William and James, Conncll, for Pqrtfmouth. This Morning anchor'd in Torbay the Flamborough Man of War, fcith the Trade for the Downs; the Ships from hence will join her Tomorrow. Wind S.W. Cowes, Jan. 28. Came in the Dragon, Mathias, for Jamaica ; and Kings of Brentford, for Dublin ; andtAr-?ent,. Savery, from Newcaflle, for New York. The Amity, Hopkins, from Maryland, is arrived at Biddeford. The John, Marfhal, from Philadelphia, at Londonderry. The Eriendlhip, Shannon, from Virginia, at Glafgow. The Argyle, Montgomery, from Antigua, at ditto. The.La.Fidelle, -, from Lifbon, in Ireland. The William, Woodward, from London, at Cork. .The Mermaid, Booth, from linden, at Virginia. LONDON. Yefterday the Right Rev. Dr. Trevor, Lord Bifhop of St. Davie's, preach'd before the Right Hon. the Houfe of Peers, in the Collegiate Church of St. Peter's, Weftminfter, and took his Text out of the 10th Chapter of the firit of Corinthians, Verfe the 11th.-Now all tbefe Things bap-pen d unto them for Examples ; and they are written for our Admonition, upon whom the Ends of the World are come. ' The Right Hon. the Lord Chief Juftice Lee attended in theAbfenceef the Lord Chancellor. ThefameDay the Rev. Dr. Trebeck, Re&or of St. George's, Hanover-fquare, preach'd before the Honourable Houfe of Commons at St. Margaret's Church, and took his Text out of the firft Chapter of the fecond Book of Samuel.-And Dav.'dfaid unto him, How waf thou not afraid to ft retch for.h thine Hand, to defroy the Lord's Anoin ted. Yefterday-. his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment of Dragoons came to Town, in order to be reyiew'd, which we hear will be this Day, in the Green Park, St. James's. We hear, that his Royal Highnefs the Duke haj appointed Major Caroline Scott, to be one of his Aid-de-Camps. An Order is gone down to Scotland, to bring up abcut 60 WknefTes to be examined in behalf of Lord Lovat, at his enfuing Trial, a Lift of which has been deliver'd. Yaftjjrdayi feyeral-W^kneiics areJarrived in Town, from Heydr/n in " YoYkOrfre,'j in oitier to be' exaini tied before the Hon. Houfe 6f Commons, concerning the Controverted . Election for the faid Borough, between Col. Gumley and Luke Robinfon, Efq; A few Days ago Mr. Marfhal was appointed Clerk of the Bill of Middleiex Office, in the room of Mr. Lewis, deceaft-d, for whom he has executed the Bufinefs of the faid Office near Nine Years, with the greateft Fidelity and C'arefblnefs. The Honourable Commiffioners of his Majefty's Vic-taaUing-P.ffice have contracted with Mr. Nightingale of Deal, for one hundred Oxen to be killed at the Office at Dover, and likewife to ferve all the Men of War with Frefh Beef that mail come into the Downs, or lye off Offend and Darrgenefs, for two Months. A lew Days fmce died at Cork Mr. Walter Foley, an eminent wholefale Druggift, a P�rion- of good Fortune, fair Charafter, and'greatly efteem'd by all that knew him. Yefterday Morning died �f a Pever, at his Houfe in George-ftrect, Hanover-%ure, Dennis Bond, Efq; ad-vane'd in Ye*rs,whotfe Eftate devolves on his NephewJohn Bond, of Dorfetfiiire, Efq; The Honourable the Corrrmrflioners for building the New Bridge at WeSwiinfter .have appointed Mr. Symplon, an eminent Carpenter to be Surveyor of the Houfes lhar. are pulling down, in order to make the Streets and Parages that lead to the fa* Bridge more Commodious, in the room of Thomas Lediard, Efq} who has refign'd. The Friendship, Young, from Virginia to London, is taken by the French, and carried into Bayontie. The Grand Turk Man of War, Capt. Kerley, has taken, and brought into Plymouth, a French Privateer of 24 Guns ; which Privateer has taken 31 Englifh Prizes fince fhe was firft fitted out: And on this Cruize has taken the Terrible, Derbyfhire, from St. Kitts, for London, with 400 Hogfheads of Sugar on board ; a Ship from Bo-fton ; a Ship from Leghorn ; and the Charming Peggy, from Philadelphia. Letter from Dartmouth, fan. 27. 'Yefterday his Majefty's Sloop Hornet, having under her ' Convoy a Ship of near 600 Tens, laden with Viftual-' ling Stores, and fome Brafs Cannon, for the Weft In-' dies, (which Tranfport failed with Commodore Legg, ' but having loft her Main-maft, put back) failed from ' hence ; but off Berry-head they faw a Ship coming from ' the Sea, which proving to be a French Privateer, the ' Hornet engag'd her for near an Hour, when having ' loft her Foretop-maft, fhe was obliged to bear away, with ' the Tranfport, and was followed by the Frenchman, and ' we believe they are both taken.-We have had Priva-' teers' on this Coaft for above a Month, and feveral ' Ships have been taken oft" this Port, Berry-head, &c.' Letter from Weymouth, fan. 28. ' Yefterday arrived in Portland Road the Otter Sloop of ' War, from whom we hear, that on the 26th Inftant, ' off Lyme, they faw three Sail Handing to the South-' ward, one of which was thought to be his Majefty's ' Sloop the Horner, Capt. Caller, the other a large Store-' fhip, and the third a French Privateer, who had taken ' them both : Which feems to be out of Difpute, for  when the Otter hoifted her Colours, they anfwered by ' hoifting a French Flag. ' P.S. The Weft India Packet, Outward-bound, and ' fome Coafters, are pat into this Port, for fear of falling  into the Hands of the French Privateers, who fwarm on  our Coaft.' York, Jan. 27. We hear, tkata French Privateer of 18 Guns, and 160 Men, was taken laft Week off St. Abbe's Head, by one of his Majefty's Ships of War. On Sunday rhe 4th Inftant, the Providence of Whitby, George Poftgate, Mafter, laden from Newcaftle to London, with Coals, Lead, Bottles and Tallow, fprung a Leak; and next Morning (notwithstanding both Pumps were kept going) funk at 8 o>C1ock, in fix Fathom Water, off Blakeny on the NorfolK Coaft. The Crew fav'd themfelves in their Boat. IRELAND. Dublin, Jan. 24. On Monday laft died at his Houfe at Broadfield, near Naas, in the County of Kildare, Edmund Lewis, Efq; eldeft Son of Michael Lewis of Tullygory, Efq; He was Treafurer of the above County for a long Time, in which Employment he always behaved himfelf with Credit and Honour, as he did in all his other Affairs in Life, which, with his many other good Qualities, makes his Death univerfally lamented by all, but particularly his Relations, whom he has left in the utmoft Grief, as he was a good Son, a good Hufband, and a good Brother. Laft Week died of a few Days Sicknefs, Mrs. Jane Ormfby, Wife of Robert Ormfby of Corrall in the County of Roffcommon, Efq; a Lady of univerfal good Character. On Monday laft died, after a tedious Illnefs, Mary Sweetman, Wife of Mr. Chrilt. Sweetman, of St. Tho-mas's-ftreet, Merchant. We hear from Ballymena, that laft Thurfday being the Anniverfary of his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales's Birth-day, the fame was celebrated there in a very loyal Manner. At Noon the Volunteer Company of that Town commanded by Clotworthy O'Neil, Efq; were drawn out, fired three Vollies with great Exattnefs, and were afterwards haridfotnely enL rtained by their Captain, and the Night concluded with Bonfires, Illuminations, and other Deinonftratiohs of Joy. Yefterday died at his Houfe in King's-ftreet, in the 23d Year of his,Age, "Richard Warburtbn, late of Donnecar-ney, in the County of Dublin, Efq; Reprefentative in Parliament for the Borough of Ballynakill in the Queen's County. By his Death an Eftate of 1500 1. per Annum, defcends to his Nephew George Warburton of Firmount in the County of Kildare, Efq; Yefterday Letters Parent pafled the Great Seal of this Kingdom to enable the Rev. Francis Corbet, D. D. to hold the Deanecy of St. Patrick's, Dublin, together with the Treafirrerfhip of the faid Cathedral and Prebend of Delgenny. On Saturday laft died at Loughbrickland, Mr. John , Trevor, one of the Attorneys of his Majefty's Court of I Exchequer, a Gentleman of a fair Character. Limerick, Jan. tg. This Day Mr. William Finch of the City'of Corke, Merchant, was married at Rathkeal. to Mifs, Anne Matty, Daughter to William Matty, of Clonarold, Efq; a young Lady of Beauty and Merit, and a handfome Fortune. A Letter to the Aujlrian General in Provence Tu ne cede mails, fed contra audentior ito. V1 r c . HEROIC Brown, your Scheme puri'.ie, Tho' Genoa's infurgert Crew By French Intrigues fet all in Flame, . Germanic Force will Faction tame- A Blow in France will all defeat, And Genoa's ill Fate complete, The whole Republic fall a Frey ~\ To Aujlrian or Sardinian Sway, C And rue the Blood-fhed of the Uproar-Df.y. y This treach'rous Act, this cruel Doom, Came by a pious Fraud from Rome, The Pope a BenediBion lent To fanctify the vile Intent- Italian Swords and Poifon Tricks 1 Are blefs'd to murder Hereticks, C HereAuftrians ftabb'd, tho' faithful C^tbclieks, J Convince that France, the Pope, and Spain Not for the Faith, butPow'r, ftrain. Not Macbiamel, with all his Schemes, Brought Politicks to thefe Extremes; Hypocrify and Craft he taught, But ne'er for Wilful Murders wrote- Can thefe Othello- Villains thrive ? ' Can Tragic Scenes of Blood furvive ? Blood-thirfty Minds Revenge purfues, ( And Blood far Blood is Ttaitor's Dues--Juftice awaits the proper Time, To punifh the Rebellious Crime- Tumultuous Stirs, like higheft Tides, O'erflow the Banks till Flood fubfides, Thence teach the Owners of the Land To ftop the Breach, and Sea command, A ftronger Bound reftrains the Waves, And future Inundation faves - Unruly Steeds ftrict Rein directs, So Force the People's Madnefs checks- O Genoa, deplere thy Fate, Return to Neutral, quiet State ! Let other States avoid thy Scheme?, And truft no Gallick Stratagems; They firft beguile, and then deftroy, As Satan's Wiles bad Souls decoy- They kindle Plots, and Fires raife, Then run away, and 1 ave the Blaze- Rejoice, like Uev:ls, in the Flame, Then others with the Crime defame- WILLI AMITE. H:'gi-Wacer ttL� Day at London-Bridge, at 23 Minutes After 3. Bank Stock no Price. India Ditto 17 j 3 4ths a 176. South Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities ioo 1 4th. Ditto New 99 1 4th a 1 half. Bank Annuities 174695 1 8th. Ditto 1747, 93 7 8ths a 94 a 3 7 Schs. Three per Cent. Annuities 82 1 4th. Million Bank 104. Equivalent no Price. Royal Affurance no Price. London Affurance 10 5 8ths. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 4 1. 5 s. Prem. India Bonds 2 1. 2 s. a is. Pr. Three and a half Salt 1745 no Price. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent, ditto no Price. Life Annuities 14 1 4th Years Purchafe. HAY-MARKET. AT the KING'S TH EAT RE in the HAY.MARKET, this D.iy, will be perform'd a New OPERA, eall'd P H A E T O N. With Dances, ChorufTes, Machines, and other various Decorations, Entirely New. Pit and Boxes to be put together, and no Perfpns to be admitted without Tickets, which will be deliver'd this Day, at the Office in the Hay-Market, at Half a Guinea each. Gallery 5 s. By HIS MAJESTY'* COMMAND, No Perfons whatever to be ad raited behind the Sceaes.. The Gallery will be Open at Four o'GJock. Pit and Boxes at Five. Te begin at SU o'Clock. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffbk-Hqvsb, in Lombard-Street ;