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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 1, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. MONDAY, September i, 1746. r- - - �*" Dsn!, Augujt: 29. iS.Majefty^ Ship the Surprize is PJfRaring to fail. Remain ' his i Majefty'sjSfcip^thc'Deptford, with, the Outww-d-bound, as in my laft. Wind&.W. The Carringtoja, Langley, frpjn Virginia ; Frere, Hyder, from Philadelphia ; and Qttjey* Bro-tbeffon, from London, are arrived at Barbadoes. The James, Ball; and theRober:, Neddie, from Carolina ; Sally, Cote, from Gibraltar \ the.Profperity, Binny, 'from New-England; Samuel,. Bear.,- Join and Elizabeth, Cawley ; Rachael,,Perkins Ktobtfth.. EjgrjdejrjL;. and Sarah, Gardner, from Newfoundland, are Lifbon. TheUlyfles, Haydon, from Waterford; at Newfound-' land. The Charles, K,elly, from Limerick, at ditto. The Sajaji,: Power, from Gfbraltaf; and Friend&jp, v tvie, from Virginia, at Madeira. ' LONDON. F>om the London Gazette. '&&miralty-OJieet Aug\ 26. His Majefty's Ships iher foeptford and; Dolphin arrived Yefteeday at St. Helen's, with thefi�folto^ing.Eair India^Shigs. under theirCon-* voy. Viz, the Wager, Lincoln* Hardwick, Queen Caro-~ ,,fcd- Vernon.\ pFhsy*feft Commodore? " ^^rt^�^�Sj^wrpa, in goolt Sifter to Sir John.Swinbarne, of Capheaton, inahe famcCronty^Baw. a yjo'aag. Laily .of ^fie AccompUflinients, and a handSame Fortune. ^oiey^wtfhg^dfiil ImffearfriisL an^ after/9$feh3j^w^t.of fo^a^s ^e.Sq^r^aTlii! Method'of robltuigty means ot#: She jad-vti has "bfieri ^ery ttu^'us'tf^of'late* - i Yefterday-the femrjtts John Paga�^ alias Pidgeon, alia^ -Sir John Pidgeon, which Title h� has afequir'dr among-th^ Thieves his Accomplices, by his Dexterity- in: pioking Pockets, partjcuJariy at the Play^houfes and James'| Park, or rather in tbe narrow Paffages leading tjlqrao^ where he has lately, with his (aid Accomplices, aby Sh* Thomas lie Veil commiWid to Newgate, to take his Trial at thd next enfuing- Seffioftsl He is-repated worth a good deal of Moneys and therfefbrd thoCe who have been thus.robb'd, will, by their given Evidence, be of Service to the Publicfcv Lafl Saturday the Entertainment of the Spring-Gardens^ Tauxhall, ended for this Seafon. This Day the Gentlemen of London and Chifsleharft play a Match at C R I CK E T in the Anillery-graund^ 'ToTflon, againft the Gentlemen of Addington, for Fifty Pounds.-The Wickets to bepitch'd by Oneo'Clockat fartheft. MARYBONE GARDENS. The Proprietor humbly hopes the Subfcribers, and the Foreign Noblemen (at wbofe Reqoett a Ball was to' be had on Thurfday ne�) will indulge him till Friday next j it being irapoffible for him tot cOmpleat every thing he intended by that Time ; and they may be affured that it will then be conduced with the greateft Elegance. ' The Entertainment at CUPER's GARDENS, will be "continued as long a3 che Weiather permits, and as.rjife Town cannot be charm'd with thofe fweet Warblers who have jutlly gain'd a general Applaufe, we prefurne that fometfting like. Singing, tho1 in a Barlefque Manner, may be entertaining, fiace 'cis not meant by Way of ReSe&ien, and as theGenfleman doth ic with no other View than that of pleafing, he hopes none will be oCnded at his Muficki Songs, they beiog in the true Italian Tafte, which molt who th;nk thanfelVes Good Judges approve of. **i to cott�jr *o thiePublicKi .foS^ _ _ ^ dalous PraQtce, that prevails, as I am infbrm'dj_thn(%1r tbt Circuits of this Kingdom, tfiat is, The Goalert,mait�g'their poor Prrfoners fay Fees, after* they are acquitted in tbejr Trials'', this great Grievance pfe-vail'd too' long, evert in this Metropolis; but in the Mayoralty of Alderrn'an Barber, was rtdrefs'd, and efer fince all thofe* who-are acquitted at the Old-Bailey, are im-.mediatory difcharged wkheut payin|; of any Fees : What led me tojthjs, was.^being the other Iky at Htrtfird Af-!fzesr a poofTaB&iir^^an^ a verygt-eat Rogue) for dealing fome Skins, and felling them, &c. ]t appeared by the ftrongeft Proof, that the poor Man bad no Hand in ftealing them, for he was gathering Pea�i near to Miles from the Place", when the Faft was committed ; but afterwards-travelling near Watford for. Work, the Rogue gave him i s. 6 d. to carry a Bag for him wherein thfe Skons were; and no Proof appearing that he-knew of their being ftole, and'having a good Character, he was 'Acquitted, and "the Perfon that ftole them found Guilty ; but mis poof, innocent Man was ftill detain'd in Goal ; for-whar, any Humane, Reafonable Man would aik ? Why,- till he could raife near 10 i. for his Fees. The poor Man had (pent all his Summer's Getting towards maintaining himielf in Goal; and his Wife and ChiJd^ who came up to work wkh him^ had pawn'deveFy thing they coald towards his Support": What Cruelty can exceed this ? is not laying in Goal a fufficknt Punilhsient for an innocent Man ? lliis Grievance calls aloud for Redrefs; and 'tis hdp'd each County wilt come into fome Methods, to prevent their Goalers from (tripping the irmocerit, under Colour of Law. -The Editor of the laft Edicion of State Trials hasiet this Matter irt a dear Light., therefore (hall conclude this Letter, with the following Exira& fronihis Preface. * Another thing (fays he) in which pur Law-fecms de- * fe&ive, is the Want of fome farther Guard againft tbe * packing of Juries, and the Oppreffions and Extortions ' of Goalers; as to the latter j I. fear no Remedy will be ' efteftual, while they are fuffered to buy and fell their * Places} for while that is permitted they wilt be under * ftronger Temptations than Men of their Character and ' Fundron ufuaily rt-iift, to exadt more than is their X>oe ; ' the Thing irielf has the Appearance of Hardihipj to A D V ERTISE M EN't S are taken in tor this Paper, at Lloyd's Cof*fse-House, in Lombard -Street. Cape-Britain for Ever* ;