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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 13, 1743, London, Middlesex The-London Daily Poll, and General Mk&P&r- WoMBi?32 TUESDAY, December ij, 1743. Deal, December 11, lEMAIN in the Downs bis Maje-fty's Ships Alderney, Greyhound, Gibraltar, Squirrel, and Furnace, and the Urfula Tender j Crfar, Coates 1 and Dorfet, Frognell, for Eaftlndia ; the Dutch Ship for ditto j the Rofe, Marfhal, for Jamaica ; Blandford, Blacken-bridge, for Guiney ; and Biddy, Brown, for Antigua. Came down Diligence, Liddell ; and Black River Merchant, Quick, for Jamaica ; Hannah and Elizabeth, Jones, for Mahone ; tJeptune, Boyd, for Antigua ; Betty, Watfon ; and Adventure, Dare, forPortfmouth, Sailed Ofwego, Waddell, for Madeira. Arrived the Sarah, Roberts, from Leverpool. Wind W.S.W. Grave fend, Dee. \ i. Pafs'd by the Good Soccefs, Allen, from Li/ban ; Hannah and Zeborah, Cranwell, from Rotterdam ; and Young Tobias, Smith, from Stettin. Arrived at federal Ports. The Sufannah, Wood, from Barbary, is arrived at Leghorn. The St. Michael, Denn, from Faro, at Dublin. The Poll-boy, Flavin, from Oporto, atCaftle-Town. The Concord, Hillers, from Bremen, at Leoftoff. The Recovery, Spence, from Maryland ; and Succefs, Hill, from St. Ubes, off Dover. The Nonfuch, Grayley, from the Straits, at Plymouth. LONDON. Private Letters from Paris inform us, that Exprefles daily arrive at Court, or are fent from thence, either to the different Courts of Europe, or to the feveral Ports of ibe Kingdom ; and we hear that extraordinary Orders have been fent to the Commandants of the Frontier Towns. To-morrow the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Sheriffs will go to Leicefter-Houfe, with a Congratulatory Addrefs from the City of London, to his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales. Letters from Dublin inform us, that the Bill which was brought into the Houfe of Commons there, for the Naturalization of Jews in that Kingdom is put off for two MontTis. This Day a Court of Admiralty will be held at the Seffions-Houfeinthe Old-Baily, for the Trial of Offences committed on the High Seas. Yefterday Advice came that the Dove, Cooper, bound from Newfoundland te Dover, was lately taken by a Spa-nifh Privateer off Viana. The Mary, Bird, bound from Jamaica to London, was feen the 2d Inftanr, a little to the . Weftward of SciNy ; at which Time fhe had loft her Foremaft and Bowfprit. The Maynard, Reynolds, from Virginia, who had the Misfortune to run on the Spit, having had Part of her Cargoe taken out, got off, and came on Sunday laft up the River.  A few Days fmce died at Edinburgh Mrs. Catherine Weir of Blackwood, Lady of the Hon. Charles-Hope Weir, of Creigiehall, Efq; Member of Parliament for the Shire of Weft-Lothian. She was a Lady of a Charafter fo truly amiable, that fhe is moll juflly and universally regretted. On Sunday laft died, at his Houfe in Brooks-Market, Mr. Thomas Newman, an eminent Builder, and a Perfon efteem'd by his Acquaintance. On Sunday Night laft one Mr. Carney, a Taylor, was attacked by four Street-Robbers in Hatton Garden, who robb'd him of what Money he had about him, and made off undifcover'd. Yefterday Morning a young Woman well drefs'd was found drown'd in the Canal in St. James's Park. Her Body was carried to the Watch-boufe in St. Margaret's Church-yard, in order to be own'd ; but it is not yet kBown who (he is. Yerterday Mary Parfons wss committed, by Col. De Veil, to Clerkenwell Bridewell, for felonioufly taking out of the Lodgings of Mr. Lott Henley, a Quantity of Wearing Apparel and fome Silk Lace, his Property, found upon her. On Friday laft one Valentine Auftin was committed to the Caftle-Goal at Norwich, for a Robbery committed at the Crown Inn at Rudham.-Some time fince he inlifted for a Marine, by the Name of Henry Valentine Berredge, and afterwards deferted from his Regiment. Yefterday the Seffiohs ended at the Old Baily, when 16 Prisoners were Tried, four whereof were Capitally convicted, viz. Samuel Mofes, Michael Jude, and Solomon Athorn, for a Burglary. And Jacob Cordofa, for breaking out of Newgate. Six were call for Transportation, aod fix Acquitted, and three were burnt in the Hand. Yefterday Number 21,125 was drawn a Prize of ;ool. As it has been found by Experience, that the Examining, during the Hours of Drawing the Lottery, is fo great an Interruption as to hinder the Correfinefs that ought to be in a Numerical Bopk ; therefore thofe who enquire for their Friends in the Country, or themfelves, are defired to call after Three o'clock at LOWE and BERRY's Office in Stationer'6-Alley,Ludgate-ftreet,who have taken all poffible Care to prevent any Interruption to their Polling with the greateft Certainty; and to prevent the Town being jmpofed on by People unknown with Counterfeit Tickets or Blanks, they will warrant all thofe bought of them to be Undrawn and good Tickets with their own Hands. Shares are fold and Chances in the fame Manner, with the greateft Security. No. 79,320 drawn a few Days ago a Prize of 20001. was Xold the fame Morning at their Office. IRELAND. Dublin, Dee. 6. Laft Night died the Right Hon. Henry Bingham, Efq* Member of Parliament for the Borough of Caftlebar in the County of Mayo, and one of his Majefty's moft Honourable Privy-Council. We hear that laft Friday the Right Hon. the Lord Net-terville prefented a Petition to the Houfe of Lords, by the Right Hon.-the Lord Southwell, to have a fpeedy Com-miffion uTued to bring him to his Tryal, or admit him to Bail. On Monday laft the Honourable Houfe of Commons waited upon his Grace the Lord Lieutenant, with an humble Addrefs to be prefented to his Majefty, to congratulate him upon his fafe and happy Arrival in Great-Britain ; on the Princefs of Wales being fafely delivered of a Prince, and on the Marriage of her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Louifa with the Prince Royal of Denmark. On Tuefday laft died Mrs. tlaffon, Wife of Mr. James Claffon, an eminent Holier on Effex-Bridge.. The Money which was given to -the Honourable Gentlemen of the Jury, on the Tryal between'James Anneiley, Efq; and the Earl of Anglefea, was, by the unanimous Confent Of the faid Gentlemen, left to the Difpofal of the Right Hon. Sir Thomas Taylor, Bart, their Foreman, who was pleafed to bellow it on the Charitable Infirmary on the inns-QQay, for the Relief of the Sick and Woffled Pv.or taken care of in that HoipitaK Justice its Wrath fometimes with Mercy blends, And for a While defervtd," Woe fufpends; Seems to defpife, what daring Mortals do, And unconcerned all their Actions view ; Permits a While, Oppreffion's lawlefs Reign, And fuffers Vice; unpunifh'd to remain ; Yet will not long; it but defers the Blow, Which furely comes, tho' it may fall but flow. By long Indulgence Vice is made fecure, And thinks to fliun the Vengeance at its Door; Which makes the impendingWrathbut ftrike more fare. Mercy at length provok'd afTumes the Rod, Crufhes the Sinner, and proclaims the God._ High] Water this Day at London^Bridge at 49 Minutes after 7. Bank Stock 147 3 &hs. India Ditto 196 t 4th. South Sea Stock 113 1 half. Ditto Old Annuities 113 7 8ths a 14. Ditto New 1143 8ths a 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 102 1 half. Ditto 1742, 102 � half. Ditto 1743, 101 a 1 4th. Million Bank 118. Equivalent in. Ruyal Affurance 80. London AfTurance 11 3 41ns. Englifli Copper 4 1. 15 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 3 1. 5 s. Prem. India Bonds 4 I. 18 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 2 1 half Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 4 ! half Prem. Three per Cent. Ditto z Difc. Lottery Tickets 12 1. 6S. _;_ .HAY-MARKET. AT the KING'S THE ATR E in the HAY-MARKET, this Day, will be perform'd an OPERA, call'd R O X A N A, i or, The MUSICK Comfox'd by Mr. HANDEL. With Dances and otter jLJEcoraTions entirely Nei�t Pit and Boxes to be pat together, and no Perfons to be admitted without TicJterj, which will be deliver'd this Day, at tha Office jn the Hay-Market, at Half a Guinea each. Gallery 5 s. By HIS majesty'S Command, No Perfons whatever to be admitted behind the Scenes. The Gallery will be open at Four o'Clock. Pit and Boxes at Fire, To begin at Six o'Clock! %* Tie Subfcribers t� the Opeia, aredefir'dtofendfortbeirSlUet Ticket* ti the Opera-Office in the Hay-Market, where Attendant will be given tbit and every Day,frovt Nine to 2wo, for that Purpoft. DRURY-LANE. By His Majefiy's Company of Comedians, AT the Theatre - Royal .'n Drury-Lane, this Day, will be prefented a Tragedy, call'd KING LEAR, And his Three Daughters. The Part of King Lear to be performed by Mr. GARRICK; Edgar, Mr. Giffard j Glofter, Mr. Bridges; Baftard, Mr. Mills -f Kent, Mr. Winftone j Cornwall, Mr. Blaket; Albany, Mr.Tur-butt; Burgundy, Mr. Ray ; Gentleman X> /her, Mr. Neale. Goneril, Mrs. Bennet; Regan, Mrs. Crofc ; And the Part of Cordelia by Mrs. Giffard. To which will be added a Farce of Two A&s (never ailed but Once) call'd The LAWYER'S FEAST. Taken from the Spaniflj Curate of Beaumont and Fletcher. Placet for the Boxes to be taken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre. To begin exaftly at Six o^CIock. � C O V EN T-G A R D E N.- AT the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden, this Day, will be prefeated a Comedy, call'd The R O V O K'D WIFE. The Part of Sir John Brute to be perform'd by Mr. QUJN; Conftant, Mr.Hale j Heartfree, Mr. Ryan.5 Razor, Mr. Chapman; Lady Brute, by Mr*. Horton ; Belinda, Mrs. Hale ; Mziemolfella, MiisHippifley; Col. Bally, by Mr. BEARD, (In which Character will be intradue'd the Songs proper to the Play ;) And the Part of Lady Fanciful to be perform'd by Mrs. CLIVE. With Entertainments of Dancing, particularly A Serious Ballet by Monf. Villeneuve, Mrs. Delagarde, and others. Alfo a Comic Danor, call'd Lei Patfant Metftmntyrt, by Mr. VUle-neuve, Mrs.Delagirde, and others. Places for the Boxet to be taken of Mr, Page, at' the Stage- Door of the Theatre. , '  To begin cxafllyatSix o'clock. To be L E T T, In Bloomsbury-Square, Next Door to the Lord Cbief-Jufticc L EE's, AHOUSE, Ready Furnished. Enquire far Particulars at the ftidl Houfe. , G O O D M A N *S-F IE L D S.-For the Benefit pf a Family under Misfortunes. AT the New Wells, the bottom of Lemon-ftrvt, Goodman't-Fi'eldt, this Day, will be perform'd Several New Exercifes of Rope-Dancing, Tumbling, Vaulting, and Equilibres. Rope-dancing by Monf. Janno, Mr. Hough and Mafter Morgan. Mr. Williams will perform feveral new Exercifes on the Slack-Rope. With Singisg by Mr. Brett, Mr. Cunningham, and others. Dancing by, Mr. Carney, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Granier, Mr.Chetde, Monf. Janno, Mrs. Hough, Mils Davis, and Mrs. Rawlings. Likewife Dancing by the two MafterB and Mils Granier. Tumbling by the celebrated Monf. Janno, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Hough. Mr. Williams (by DefireJ will Jump through a Hoglhead with Fire in it; and likewife over Sixteen Men's Heads. The MORRIS-DANCERS will perform a new Morris of Three. The Whole to Conclude with an Entertainment, call'd H A R L E Q^U IN HERMIT; The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Hayes; Colorobine Mn. Hough ; Mafter, Mr. Chettle ; the Clown, Mr. Hough. To which (by Defire) will be added, that Favourite Scene of Aflion, call'd HARLE QJJ IN SKELETON. Boxes a s. Pit or Gallery, I s. Note, Thofe who chufe Wine may have it at 2 s- a Bottle. By the Defire of federal young Noblemen jufi come from Abroad. AT Lampson's Great Room in King's-Street, Bloom/bury, on Thurfday next, will be perform'd a CONCERT of M U K, S I WITH A B A L L. To begin at Nine o'Clock. Each Ticket Three Shillings. DrelTes to be had at the Room, and particular Care will bo tikea for a warm Room?to drefs in. Note, Tickett and DrefleJ to be had at the Upper Lamp ia James-ftreet, next Door to the Breeches-Maker's, that End next to Long-Acre. % Thofe Gentlemen and Ladies who will cleafe to favour me with their Company, may depend upon the utmoft Decency and Regularity ; and particular Care wdl be taken to admit no Commcn Soldiers or Linkmen. HE Bond Creditor* of Capt. JAMES- ' BROWN, late of the Prifcilla Gaily, are defired to meet his Executrix's Attorney, on Thurfday next, the 16 th of December, at Four o'Clock in" the Afternoon, at the Union Coffee-houfe in Qembill, and bring their Bonds with them. _Enquire for ROBERT ALSTON_ 1o prevent I M A* O S IT I O N,-- STRONG and Fine-fhvour'd BATAVIA ARRACK, for lis. 6 d. per Gallon, if taken from the In-dia-Hoofe^ being 3 s. per Gallon preferable to what is generally fold.. Enquire of the Clerks at the Company's Warehoufe, Lombard-flreet, where Samples nay be had at 6 i.per Gallon Advance. By Order if tbit Company, Brandy-JPareboufe, J J u j  t Lombtrd-flreet._T. BrodriCK. At HICK FORD's Great ROOM In Panton-Street, near tbt Hay-Msrket, It now to be SEEN, ACollection of the Principal MILITARY MACHINES of the ANCfENTS 5 with their Ufc, and the Mannar of Working them. The Particulars are as follow, v'm. The Uelepolit, or Moving Tower, 15 Feet high. Thitia reckonM by Hi&orians the rnoft ftupendouj Machine among the Ancients. It �was fill'd with Soldiers, and being mov'd by Mechanical Powers near the Walls of a Town, {truck.the greaf<* T"-<-rTr rr, th? fut^-^--- - The AftlJ, or battering-Ram. A moft terrible Engine, for making Breaches, by which-means" the Enemy enter'd and took the Pi?ce, The Corvus, or Crane. An Invention to raife a Body of Men a-bove Walls and Fortifications ; by which they poured Storms of Arrows and Stones upon the Befieged. The Catapult a, 10 Feet long. An Engine of moft incredible Force for throwing Stones, Sec. Some have thrown Stones of an Hundred Weight, and others Stones of 300 Weight, a moft furprifing Diftance, upon the Enemy. The Bali ft a, 9 Feet long. An Engine of equal Force for throwing Darts and Arrows, which it difcharg'd with moft incredible Violtncff Tinrt Rapidity. � M And Iitewife Jonu CURIOUS PIECES of ME C HA N I S Lately Invented, and never yet made publick. A Serpent, 13 Feet long, which performs^ by Mechanicil Powers, the Motions natural to that Animal. A DiffeRion of Balducft Statutt, which difcovers the grand Secret by which thofe Figures perform'd their different Operations, which 10 long delighted and furpriz'd the Publick. A DijfeSion of the large Travelling Cbaixe without Horfes, whkh-was fliew'd. near Grofvenor-Square ; by which that Imposition on the Publick will be detected and expot'd. The Ladfx Slipper, being a fmall Four-wheel" Carriage, in thie Form j which, without the Afiiftance of Horfes, or any Perfon fe-cretly difpot'd fas in former Machines) performs all the Operations of any Four-whael Chaife, without Inconvenience to the R'u'er. This Machine is calculated for the Ufe and Amufemcnt of Noblemen and Gentlemen, who have Parks or large Gardens. (f^� The Doors will be open from Eleven ia the Morning Hill Three in the Afternoon j and a large Fire will bo conftantly kept in the Room.__ 1YT Prir� tn firnrlrmin ",lw'ti '""1 Vj 1-In-, and have a nearer Infpeftion of the Machines, is Ktlf a Crown, and the Gallery One Shilling. *#� If any Party of Gentlemen or Ladies are defjroas to fee this, ColleSion, withoutother Company, they will be pun'.iually attended upon at the Room, by the Inventor, at any other Tin e of the Day, and the Price for the particular Attendance will be fubmittedt) th.'m-felves._ This Day is puhhlbed,--- Teautifully printed on a fine Englijb Peper, A Complete COLLECTION of the WORKS of the Honourable ROBERT BOYLE, In FIVE VOLUMES, FOLIO, Printed from the Beft Editions ; with confiderable hnprcroemtntt and Addition/, from His OWN MANUSCRIPTS. As likewife, a large Number of LETTERS upon various Subje&i, . Writ-en by HimiVlf, and by his l''rj�iKL-to-J4*B*f-- L--Willi fjJJJC Ijnjtr ikACTS Never before publiUied. To which isprtfxed, A New Account or His LIFE. Conilfting, partly, of MEMOIRS drawn up by Himfelf. With a Complete INDEX to the Whole. ,*# There are a few printed on a fuperfine Writing PapM1.  Printed for A. M'/for,"oppo&te Cubnrine-ftreet in th: Strand'. tdvMifimwJi of* F&Wyngtk art fbnmf* this Poprtt 1w Stif^wb., / ;