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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 7, 1846, London, Middlesex � TUESDAY, OcfdBER 7, 1746. Wind Grave/end, $tpt. JESTER DAY Aftfirppoa hjs Ma-' Kfly^s Ship's S^ujrrel, and pep(t-fcd Stor.eJhip, and allthe'Out-L ward-bound $hij$ failed tp the .Westward ; " and bis Majefty's Sloops Shark amdM^/S^ajh|Vprm^i^S^^ Rofehall, Row"; arid the Charming Judith, .Afcfit, from Oporto; Albemarle, Gryfon, fronT Virgin.* ; Peter and Arine, Oldfoo; and Peter and Bridge^ Peterfon^ frojn, Norway. . Wtmmtth, Oaftb. 4. Yeftetdaj failed from Ppr^and-Roadms Majelfy's Sloops Jamaica and Hornet on a Cruize., Sailed from hence the Martha',* Deer ;' jibe Little Crown, Brame;' and Thomas- and Sarah, Biihop, for London. fooi,08. i. Sailed (hs ProipcttJixs, Harriet, for Dover, : Cordelia,, B^Ttym ; jane. Shank ; and Weiton's Ad-vbtuttt* to wait Copyqy at Sprfhead, for Lppdpn. The Providence, Firft* from Dantzick, is arrived off Dover, ' ' T The GarliUePrivateer, is alfo arrived therefrom a Cruize; and. the Friendfliip, Wright i and Good Intent, Crop:on, feiled for Sunderland. The SonAerfet, Butler, from St. Kitts, at Leverpool. The Polly,, Change, from Antigua, at ditto. The VqrVion, Langftou, from Virginia, at Whitehaven. The Qood Samaritan, Mouldy from Carolina, at Penzance. The Fprtune,-, from Barbadoes, at New York. The Enemiei of the Government affe&ing to reprefent the neceflary Severities pra&ifed in the Highlands^- and the few;Executions. there have been out ofi a great Number of Guilty,' as fo many A&s of Cruel ty* we have thought* proper to tranferibe from "Rapin, ah Account of what paffed in the Weft, under,'king James II. after the Soppreifion of Mo'nmpiithV Rebellion. THE King being thus, eafcd of his grf ateft Fears' gave nimfelf entirely to the Paifian of Revenge, on all thofe who dire&ly or indirectly had aiMed the Duke of l^nmojUb- To.tb^is Intent, the Lord Chief Juftice Jeffe-riel. was fent, with four Afliftant-Judges, into thejWcft, witi a fpeciaj Comnvwbn. of Oyer and Terminer, to try the late, Rebels ; andtMajar-Ganeral Kirk was. ordered to attend him with a Body of Troops, to keep jthe People in Avve, It wa^notppffible for the King to find,* in" the whole Kingdom, two Men more deftitute of Religion, Honour and Hurnanjty. They were, cruel and mercilefs Tygers, that delighted in, Blood. I lhall relate here but (tone few of their barbarous. Anions; for a particular Account of all.their Proceedings would be too great a Di  greflion. At Winchefter the Widow of.Lord.Lifle, one.of King Charles the Firft's I udges, was brought before JefFeries to be tried. Her Crime was the harbouring and.cqhceal-ing Mr. Hickes* a, Prefbyterian. 'Mlnjfter of the. Duke! of Monmouth's Party, tho' his Name was in no Proclamation, and one Nelthrop, who was a Stranger' to her. v The Jury; not fatisfied.witb. the Evidence, brought, her in Not Guilty ; But Jefferies in great Fury fent .then out again. They found her Not guilty three Times;, but at lait, Jeffs-ries threatening thejn with Attaint of Jury, Ihe waa"brought in Guilty,, and .executed accordingly, being above feventy Years of Age. At Dorppfter, Jefferies, to fhorten his Work, told thirty PerfpAs, that if they expr&ed, any Favour, they Aiouldpl^ad Guiky. But as they did not care to take that Method, he condemned twenty-nine, who were immediately executed. In another Place, two Hundred Perfons being jndicled, JefFeries'.pofiijveJy promifed a Pardon to fuch as Ihould-plead Guilty, anJ of'the two Hundred, he ordered Fourfcore to be hanged, i ' . In fine, "not to enlarge on fuch, a Scene or Horror, it Offices to fay; that Jtffirtes condemned five Hundred fer-foas, whereof two Hundred and thirty were executed," ac. cording to the kmeft Computation ('�) and their.Quarters v [o) Burntt fays above 600 hanged. fat up in the Highway Jeifieoes himfclf gloried in his Barbarity, and boafted, that he had hanged {more Men than all the Judges ijp.j�ng}and_fince William the Conqueror. And yet hewpuld have carried this Crudty. further, had not many purchased h|s Favour with their Eftates". One Mr. Prideaux ajenegavs hja Four Thoufand' Pounds to fave his Life. A for thofg that had not Money enough to buy Pardops at1 bis Pjrjcc, they were either hang'd, or cruelly whippy, Qr fold fpr Slaves in the American Plantation's. Kirk >yas\ not behind Jefferies^ either ih Cruelty or Infolence. Irhmediafely after, the Puke of Monmouth's Defeat, being (ent to Tawnton, he caufeel nineteen Perfons, by hispVvn riuthbrity, without any Trial pr Prp^ cefs, and without fu�fer-ing their Wives or Children to fpeak with them, to be hanged with Pipes, playing, Drums beating, and 'fVirrioets HtahdiPg-, ^ was this doubtlcls, that made him worthy to be a.n, Aftftant tp jefferies; Jn the fariie ^own of T�i"MQ�� Sirjc having invited his Officers toT/inner, ordered thirty qondemned perfons to be handed while they veer? �TiWe, ten in a Health to the King, fen in a Health, to the Queen, and tei\ in a Health to Jefferies. But one' Aclron he' Committed' in anQthfr Town is beyond a!] Imagination i A young Girl throwing herfelf at his Ffcet, to beg hiw'Faiher's Lift; he drew her in, to proilitute herfelf to hi>n.*\yith theftomife of granting her Requefi. ,' ?dt haying1 Ma^.l^^^I Lu&. he. was lo.uc^vtp^ ^s^JJt 9? V^Wtipifew^ tjQpjt^ftitheereduJoas Girl with (h,e Sight of her Father; hasging on the Sigrt-Poft. This fadgpeftade fo affetled tae poor Girl, thai (hefelldiftraft'td-.'' ' ' r  Father Orie^ns^ who wr-btje, the Afoittb of %,wg James If. nor, beiiig aUj? to 4eby thefe barbarous Executions, endeavours to jultify them tw.o Wajts. He fays firft, that the Kirig w^ infbrmed'pf them.too late to. present them, and that the,great Services performed by Jeffiiries and Kirk, prevailed with, him to fpare them (t>). He OTys, in the next Place; thaf the. King made Amends for thefe Injuftices, as far, as Ipy in, hi* Pojyir,. by, tjhe.General Pardon he afterwards granted. But jt is e,afy tq,perceive how vain theti ExclifeSIfe; if it is,coti(|4er*d, thai when Khk was charged with tnpfe Cruelties, he anfwer.'d, That Jefferies and himfelf aaed'far Ihort of the King's Inftru^ions,, Again," t�eJ!3i^ was fo Ht^e'duTplesfed;with.the Cori'd^ft 90d^rijBs;' tKai^h)'s R1^rn>e?.niaidc,,Lord Chan-cieJIpV, tig, �orff IJ^sper- N9Kh4yihg^ while the Chief-Juft tice was exercifwig his Cruekiet. in'the Wefti As for the General Pardon, it was not p^bliih'd1 tilt feVeral Months afte/, tnefe Executiens, when there were no more guilty to be found. The Cdurt roujHfcavev believed; that Very few could have the B,enefitof thePirdpri, fince a, Company^ojf ytmngGirli frota-f ein to Tweive Years old, were infer�4 byNatne, who \^ith Chap'.etj;pjf Fevers on their Heads, had presented a, B,ible, to the. Duke of Monmouth athis Entry into Taunton. " , It was npt only in, the Weftern Counties that the King gave fenfibleEroofi of. his revengeful Temper: The City of London alfo was Witnefs of-ftveral Execuiiorfs in O&o-ber; among, others, of-Elizabeth Gaunt, who was pub-lickly .burnt for .harbouring one of the Duke of Monmouth's Adherents {c). Sjx M,en vvere,hanged at Tyburn as Traitors, for. Crimes of a like Nature ; and what is more fur-prizing, without any previous Trial. . (i) Burnet affirfjitSy jb?t, the King had.a particular 4(.count of olt'J'ifffr.iei's Procetdiifgh.^Writ. to hiifltvtry Day ; and*J>ttoqk,j'/exifuie Jo relate them-in tht Dra%ui*ig' Jbetn to For(igtt. Min^\andat hit tfable, calling it Jefll-theSymptoms o[ an. HjJrricane^ an^ tb,at*^!ic DfcwMa(efa,tfy whenlh^, came -out / and iha�r% .Wwd ^ave>�Y eiy" Pyiritdf t&VCpH^jafo"'. ' St. Jamrs's Palace is fitting Up for the Reception of his Majettyj' whd i h'fcii8s4d be there ph his Birth^day.; '^heEatoh Frigate- Page, arrived from Leghorn, fpoke with Admiral Medley, on the 12th of September, who wai then cruizing off Cadiz. Yefterday tJfifre ivere&etters from Plymouth, which we -hear mention'd, that Admiral Leilock, with the Fleet was Teen W PbrtLouis. ' T � On Saturday Morning two' large Ships of War were feen off Portfmouth, which were fuppofed tc be the Cam-bridge, and Bedford; which were expeded from the Mediterranean. � � Letters from York fay, that his Grace rhe Archbrfhop havinRbeen informed that there-were federal Roman Ca-tholick Schools in and near that City, he had catrfed thofe concerned in them to depart from thence. . Thje Honourable CommifEdhera of his Majefty's Vic-tualUngiOfiice have contracted wifh' Mir. Nightingale of Dea^ to ferve all. his Majefty*s Ships that m*U come in the Downs for three Months, and likewifc the Ships that lay tff Ofttnd 'mi Dungenefe. ' We hear that the fcite Secretary Borchett has left behind him a fine Coile&ion of Pictures, which are valued ac upwards of lOiOoa 1. TheSpriogsin the Country are fo low, and the Rivers fo fhallow, that it occafion'd the Reading Barges to be near three WeefeseoBHng to Market. On Wednefflay laft the Rev. Mr. Adamfon, FelWof Caius, College in Cambridge, was infliputed by the Right Kev. the Bilhop of Norwich to* theReflory ot Hockwold cum Wilton in; che County of Norfolk. To-morrow begins the General Quarter Seffiens of thfi Peace for the. City and- Liberty of -Welftninitcr. C Q U N T R Y-KE W S. Briber, dJZ.4. Monday la*ff �3ward. Cooper, Efqj was fworn in Mayor of this City for the Year en/uing; as were Henry SwimmSr and- RicbarUrFarr, Ercp.'SHeriffs. This Week arrived-Hera in, great Noife was made about Town, that 1 i or 20^ail'of French Men of War were feea on theCoaft of- Scotland; and that; they had landed s great Number of Men; but- as no Meiftiorr is. made thereof by any other Channel than a private Letter, wclook opera it as a Chi- Qa Monday the 29th paft, being Way-bill Fair-day, a moft dreadful Fire bsoke.out there about Nine o'Clock the fame Night, which burnt with fueh Ftiry, that inlefs than two Hours it caafiimVi jieartwenty Standings, and-five large publick Booths, which bcta^kUinede of dry Hurdles platted with Fern, grcatly.facditatedtheFury of the* Flames, and before they could be extingut&ed, did little left the Careleffnefeof a Ho-fier from the Devises; and the^Ue was.fafoddes-andviolent, thatfevcrak.PeopieiwhQ'.wsteigtme-to Bedvwithuhe ujmpft. Difficulty: f4v'd theicrLiueii It t fcems there;were 100,090.1. wor^rof Hop8;a�thfc fdd Fair ; and that had it not providentially been av/si E>x�ingj (whichhiflder'd the Sparks,from catching.theoppofitetStandings) inaliLikeli^ hood, the whole Faio would nave Iwen conmmed. Yarviyth OB* 2. Ljdl MP��day Samuel-: KHlett,., wa� fworh jn Mayor^of this. Corporation j on.which O^cafion a magnirtceh't Dinner \wM prov^qd at the Greafe-HaH 00. the Key for Two Hundred Gentlemen,'and the Entertainment continued the. whbia Afterriooh,' with-. Colours" flymg, Drums beating^ and Guns- foitifc from the'Ships in the War-boar all fclwuTwaei' ' The R%htl*�nt the Earl of Buckinghamihlrer Lord Lieutenant of-^the Ceunty  of Norfolk* was; at the Ehter^ tainment'' ;-A�dV the*Wt D>y the-Mayer call'da� Aflem-blyvof.the.Aldeimeft'and GotJWBen-CoenciL ^wherij irwa* large SiIV*frB^^''Vuri^^orkm*ii In^the�AsterAe^the fife IneeperKien^Cbmpapies raifed in thisvTowU in:-the lime iaf the;1late unnatural RerielHpa were.ilrawc tup. iq the Ma'rketiplaoe,' andBjaTch'd/tn^Rii-vicw bi<s jJ�s iLprdibip* v^fld, a&erwkr.ds:: went - through ehti*i Eiperdfe jw&frgrtifc Apj>Mki'ftv - ' . tpfuoitbl QS: % .j.1 La*. 'Mdaday - Mr- John Margeruni and.;Mn-HaM-j^ ^aser* were^worn- into the Once.ojF Bailiffs of this Town. The lame DajMMrl-RtehaiA^fc Clarke .was 9ho,(eftin.(h.U.j;90m^. ADV E RTISE M E N TS are taken in tor this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, m Lombard-Street. ;