London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 24, 1743, London, Middlesex
The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Numb. 27/7. WEDNESDAY, August 24, 1743. Veal, Augufi tz. iRRIVED and failed for the River his Majefty's Ship the El-tham. Came down the Levant Gaily, Pridie, for Turky, and remain with the Men of War. Wind N.W. Grave/en J, Augufi 23. Pafs'd by the London-Hope,Parryniore} Providence, Bond ; and Nancy, " Fofter, from Stockholm ; the Patience, Peterfon ; and * Mary Sophia, Brown, from Norway ; Commandant, Sweetfryar, from Stettin ; the Viftor, Foller, from Peterlburgh 5 the D�ke of Kingfton, Simcoe, from Boloign j Flanders Merchant, Galina, from Oftend , Italian Gaily, Bowen, from Maryland ; and Ridley, Web-fter, from Dantzick. The Unity, Dennifon, from Hambnrgh, is arrived at Briftol. The Dragon, Harwood, from London, at Virginia. LONDON. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. They write from Naples, that the Plague has almoft totally ceafed at Meffina, bat that it has got into the Citadel, �nd makes great Havock amonglhe Garrifon ; that their Advices from Calabria are very melancholy, the Peftilence having fpread from the Suburbs of Reggio into the Town, and three adjacent Villages being likewife infected ; upon which Advice the Court has fent O des to Count Mahoni to draw the Line clofer along the Frontiers of Calabria. The 6000 Neapolitan Troops which have been cantoned fome time in the Neighbourhood of Capua, are to be reinforced forthwith by 6000 more of their belt Troops. Letters from Civita Vecchia fay, that eight Barks .and three Saicks are arrived there, freighted with Warlike Stores for the Spanifh Troops in Romagna, which they are to land at Rimini; that the Commandant of Civita Vecchia has difpatched a Courier to Rome, to know how he nraft behave on this Occafion, the late Conduft of the Englifh at Genoa making him apprehensive of a Vifit from Admiral Matthews, efpecially - as fome Englifh Men of War nave been lately feen in the Adriatick. Advices from Florence of the 10th Inft. N.S. fay that fe-veral Shocks of Earthquake have been felt at Pontadera and in the Neighbourhood of Pifa. "From Modena we hear, that 4066 Auftrian Troops have entered the Bolpgneze in order to reinforce the Traops at Bagni della Boretta, upon Advice that the Spaniards were sdvancmg towards Forlingpopoli: Juft in this Nick of Time the Velt Ma'rfhal Count Traun received a Letter irora the King of Sardinia, defiring his Excellency to fend him a Body of 5000 Auftrians, that he may be the better able to oppofe the Spaniards; but the Count made Anfwer, that he could not poflibly fpare any at prefent. The Emprefs of Ruffia has declared that fhe will affift Sweden with all her Forces, both by Sea and Land, in cafe that Crown be molefted on Account of the Election of Duke Adolphus Frederick. By the laft Letters from Copenhagen we hear, that the Warlike Preparations in Denmark llill go on ; that the King has laid an Embargo on all the Ships in that Port, in order to make ufe of them for tranfporting Troops ; that the Garrifon of Reodsbourgh is marched for Copenhagen with all the Artillery that was in the Town, and has been replaced by the Milicia of the Country; that the King's Fleet confifls of Z2 Ships of the Line, well provided with all forts of Neceffaries and Land Forces on board ; and that it was currently reported the Court would fpeedily publifh a Manifcfto. They write from Conftantinople of the 23d of July, N. S. that there are great Difturbances in that Capital; that fcveral Perfons have been put to Death on Sufpicion of having fomented them ; that nothing lefs than a general Revolt was Hill dreaded ; and that Money is fo fcarce there, that it has been refolved to expofe to Sale the Grand Signorl's Cabinet of Rarities, which they compute may fetch three Millions and a half of Crowns. They add, that when their laft Letters from Babylon came away, Schach Nadir was got within four or five Days March of that City. According to Advices from Rathbon, there is now no Hopes of the Surrender of Ingolftadt, the French Corp-mandant having declared, that he will capitulate upon ino other Terms than thofe he has propbfed: The AliUriabs are haftening their Preparations for the Siege, and the French are not lefs bufy in preparing for a vigorous Defence ; the litter have fet Guards at all the principal Places in the Town, to keep the Burghers in Awe, as there is a Likelihood of the Town's being foon bombarded: It is i'aid there are 200 Pieces of Artillery in the Place, and Provifions for feveral Months. . ' ExtraS of a Letter from Strajbsurg, Auguft 20, N.S. There are 100 Squadrons and 5 3 Batallions ported along * the Rhine, to prevent the Paffage of the Auftrian Army : ' 1 he Line they form begins three Leagues on this Side of ' llunninguen ; the Peafants, to whom Arms have been ' diitributed, are likewife polled along the River in,the Places where there are no regular Troops, and Cannon is ' planted at convenient Distances. Thefe Precautions have ' given a Check to the Incurfions of the Huflars, Pan-' Hours, &c. * As for Prince Charles of Lorrain, he is ftiflin theBrif-' gau; the Count de Saxe's Army watches his Highnefs � very narrowly, and may, in Cafe of Need, be fpeedily ' reinforced by Part of the Troops under Marfhal Noailles. � The 18th Inftant in th� Evening, we had a terrible � Alarm in this City, the great Magazine ofForrageon ' the Efplanade having taken Fire, between Eight and * Nine o'Clock ; all Means were tried to fave it, but in ' vain ; the whole was con fumed in about two Hours. We 4 are now endeavouring to find out whether the Magazine 4 was fired defignedly. Prince William of HefTe Caflel, the Marquis de Fene-Ion, and the Count de Sintzheim, Rmbaffadors from the French and Imperial Courts to the States Generals of the United Provinces, Count Schmettau, Mafter of the Ordnance- in the Pruifian Service, Count Degenfeldt and Schomberg, are actually arrived at Aix-la-Chapelle, where feveral other Perfons of Diftinclion and Foreign Minifters are ftill expected. Letters from Duffeldorp fay, that the Army of the Allies has made a Motion to the Left, and that the Van Guard is arrived at Laubinheim within two Leagues of Oppenheim, from whence, 'tis thought, it will march towards Worms : Thefe Letters add, that Baron Mentzel has advanced with his Body of Huffars as for as Sarredouis, and difperfeda Manifefto in the Country to the following Purpofe, 4 That the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, having by ' the Bleffing of God, and the Affiflance of her Allies, * cleared her Dominions of the Armies which had invaded 4 her, and forced them to repafs the Rhine, fhe has re-4 folved to improve this Favour of the Almighty, and, 4 therefore ordered him (Baron Mentzel) to penetrate into 4 the Territories and Countries of the Crown of France 4 that formerly belonged to the Empire: That he lignifies, 4 in particular, to the Inhabitants of the Provinces of Al-4. face, Burgundy, and Franche County, to thofe of the ' Dutchies of Lorrain and Bar, and the Bifhopricks of 4 Metz, Toul, and Verdun, as alfo to the Inhabitants of * the Diftricl that has been difmember'd from the Dutchy 4 of Luxembourg, that her Hungarian Majefty's Intention ' is not to exercife Reprifals on them, but to extricate them 4 out of a Condition that fo often expofes their Country to ' become the Seat of War: Wherefore he gives Notice to 4 the Nobility, Gentry, and Clergy of thofe Provinces, as 4 well as to all the Inhabitants in general, that if they keep . 4 quiet at home, and do not take up Arms, if they care-| ' fully pay the Contributions, and punctually furnifh the " Provifions Slid Fen-age that (hall be demanded of them, and if they abftain from alienating their Eftatcs or Effects, and do not quit their Habitations, they may then depend entirely on the Queen's Clemency, and be affured that 4 flie will treat them with Juftice and Lenity"; That her. 4 Majefty, who never had, nor has yet any other View4 4 but that of fecuring the Tranquility of the Empire; pro-4 pofes to compafs it by labouring in Concert with her AI-1 lies to fhut up the Crown of France within its ancient ' Limits, &c* Father Du Halde, Jefuit, veil known by his Hiftory of China, died in Paris the 18th Inft. N.S. in the 70th Year of his Age. A Report prevails at Bruffel?, that the greateft Part of the Baggage belonging to the Army of the Allies is already arrived in the Dutchy of Luxemburgh, and that a Detachment of the Garrifon of ThioDville, has made an Iocur-fion into that Territory. . Letters from Namure advife, that the French Troops encrsafe daily on the Meufe, and amount already to upwards of 30000 Men ; which Corps is deilined to cover Thionville and CharJemonr, The 29th Inftant N S. Baron Reifchach, the Hungarian Minifter at the Hague, received a Courier about three o'Clock in the Afternoon; and towards Evening, a Report prevailed, that Prince Charles of Lorrain p'affed the Rhine, the Saturday before, in Spite of a Body of French Troops which endeavoured to prevent him. Cardinal Pico de la Mirandola, died at Rome the 9th Inftant, N.S. From the London Gazette. Hague, Augufi 30. We have Letters in Town from C6logn, wrote juft upon the Departure of the Poft of the 27th Inftant, which report pretty confidently, that Prince Charles pafs'd the Rhine on Saturday laft, after having re-puls'd the French who oppos'd* him with Lofs. The Merchants at Rotterdam have had a frefh Alarm, on Account of a Spanifh, or rather French Privateer, which was feen and fpoke with by the Pilot Boat off of Goree, the Day before Yefte day, tho' as yet we have heard of no Capture fhe has made. She has been defcribed in the following manner, a Sloop with two Mails, Engfi'm built, fquare ftern'd, painted Green, hasher Quarter-Deck Cloth painted Red and White, has four Port-holes, carries eight Swivel Guns, and about 40 Men, and wheivfeen, fail'd" under Dutch Colours. By' Letters which the?Venetian Ambaf-fador here, received the Day before Yefterday, we learn, that the Contagion has fpread and manifefted itfelf not only in the City of Reggie, but alfo in the lflands of St, Maure and Cephalonia. There has been lately difcovered at Peterfbourg, a.moft dangerous Confpiracy, as well againft the Life of the Emprefs, as for overturning the Government; on tlmOccafiott feveral Perform of Diftinclion of both Sexes, and the Czarina's Phyfician, have been feized and committed to Prifon. This Day her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Amelia will take the Diverfion of Hunting in Windfor Foreft, attended by feveral Perfons of Diftindbon. Yefterday Morning died, at her Houfe in St. James's Street, Mifs Edwards, a Lady of an immenfe Fortune. We are informed, that on Thurfday Night laft abont 11 o'Clock a dreadful Fire happen'd at Market Harbo-rough in Leicefterfhire, which in a few Hoars confam'd ten Houfes, among which wis a large Inn. On Saturday Night about 10 o'Clock, as one Mr. Wade, of Cold Bath Fields, was going along the King's Road near Gray's-Inn Lane, he was ftopp'd by two Fellows ia Soldiers Lloaths, one of whom gave him a violent Blow on the Back with the Flat of his Sword, and the other knock'd him down, robb'd him of his Hat and Wigg, and what Money he had in his Pocket, then beat him in a cruel manner, and got off undifcover'd. Yefterday the following melancholly Accident happened at the Manlion-Houfe, viz. three of the Workmen having hoifted up a large Stone to the Top of the Building, juft at they were going to land it, the Tackle broke, and theStono fell on the Scaffold on which they flood, broke it down, and they were all dafh'd to Pieces. Yefterday in the Evening Jacob Cordofa, the Jew, wha lately efcaped out of Newgate, was taken at Hoxton, as he was fitting on a Bed with a Woman, who ufed to vifit him when in the Goal ; as foon as the Door was burft open, he furrendered himfelf without theleaft Difturbance, and was conducted back to Newgate, put into the Old Con* demn'd Hold, and ftapled down to the Floor. Yefterday Robert Sharp was committed by Col. De Veil to Clerkenwell Bridewell, for robbing his ready-furniuYd Lodgings, at Mr. Richard Loofeleys, of a- conftderablt Quantity of Houfhold Goods. And the fame Day Sufannah Wheeler was committed to the fame Place by the fame Gentleman, for privately fteaU jng out of the Shop of Mr. Fear, a Piece of Turky Cotton, found upon him. To-morrow the fix Malefactors are to be executed on Kennington-Common. _ BANKRUPTS. Walter Jenkins, late of the City of Briftol, Linnen-draper. David Murray, late of Riddings in the County of Cum-berland, Chapman, and Dealer in Swine and Meal. LH!gh Water this Day at London-Sridg: at 46 Minme* after 2._r Bank Stock 148 1 8th a 148. India Ditto 187 t half. South Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 115 5 8ths. Ditto New 113 3 4ths a 7 8ths a 3 4tha. Three per Cent. Annuities 102 1 half. Ditto 1742, 102 I half. Ditto 1743 100 5 8ths. Million Bank 119. Equivalent z 1 z. Royal Affurance London Aflurance 11 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 4^ 10 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto 77 1 4th a 1 half. Bank Circulation 6 1. Prem. India Bonds 4 I. 16 s. % 17 s. Prem. ' Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Prem. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5 Prem. Three per Cent, ditto 1 half Difc. Lottery Tickets n 1. 7s._' 8ADLE R's-W ELL S.:- AT SADLER'S-WELLS, adjoining, to the Neto-Rivtr Htad, this Day, (beginning the firft Time St Two o'Clock, and again at Six,) will be perform'd The USUAL DIVERSIONS. With Variety of Tumbling and Vaulting, by MonCGUILIOMB. Monf. DAVID, a�d Signer FRANCISCQUEj ""N Rope-Dancing by the two Mils RAYNERS ; Poftures, and feveral new Equilibres, by Mr. Rayner ; With fereral Entertainments of Dancing (both Serious and Comic) by Monf.Froment, Mr. DaTenport, Mafter Matthews, Mr. Pelling, Mr. Olbeldifton, Mr. Miles, Mr. Rayner, Mr. Clagget, Mr. Defi-fklde, Mm. Bullock, Ma La Font, Mils Wright, Mrs. Phillips, Mifil King, Mrs. Valloij, Mrs. Aniley, and Mils Rayner; With fereral new Songs by Mr. Hemflsirk and Mils HILLIER. To which will be added, The LYON R O U S'D; Monsieur in the Mayne. Being an ExaS REPRESENTATION of the Late BATTLE it DETTINGEN } wherein every Circumftance which attended that Glorious Engagement will be truly exhibited. With a New Cantata, Set to MuGck bj Mr. Darlt, and Swig b/ Mr, ftemflcirk. The Wholt to Conclude with V U L C A N's NETTSj or, Harlequin a Captive in Spain : o r, Tit PRIVATEER BIT. Harlequin by Mr. Vaughaa j Colombine, Mrs. Phillips; Pcintett Mr. Hemflcirk ; Sancho, Mr. Scollsugh J Vulcan, Monf. Fromont; Mars, Mr. Davenport; Venus, Madem. Sandoni; Cupid, Mdtet Matthews ; Graces, Mifs Wright, Mifi King, and Mrs. Anfley. The Scenes, Cloaths, and Decorations, being New. % Monf. GUTLIOME and Monf. DAVID will throw a Somer-fet through a Hag/head, frith feveral new Ixertifet never perform'4 before.