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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 23, 1743, London, Middlesex The Lgndoji ,I)aily Poft, and General Advertifer. [Numb* i 841. FRIDAY, December 23, 1743, Deal, 'December 21. ESTERDAY" Afternoon Ms Ma-JeftjV Ship 3heernefs, failed to ifoe Wejtwaro!, CaoJe down and ;4Jl*4^^Wftry,Clarke j and Parpaflusj johiifon, for Jamaica. :iUraain Jiis.'Majefty's Ship the Furnace, Urfula Tender, and the Du,tch Sb�p for India. Wind Grave/end, Dec-.&i'c Pafs'd by the Tryton,. Fargin, from Virginia; j and Elizabeth, CJark, from Standgate- \ LONDON. Vefterday arrived the Mail from Flanders. Litter from Vienna, Dec. 14, N.S. � There is no more Talk about the Affair of the Mar- * quis de Botta, it being quite cleared up : We are even * afiured that a new Alliance between Ruffia, Sweden and * Denmark, and this Court, is concluded; aqd that the * Queen has made a very handfome Prefent to M. Lazin- * icy, the Ruffian Minifter, as a Reward for his prudent � Conduft in this Affair. ' The Poles have once more, for the third Time, in- * vited their King to Warfaw, to the End that he may '� open the Dyet ; and as we forefee that his Poli.fh M?je-' fry cannot put off his Departure any longer, we flatter ' ourfelves with the Hopes of foon hearing News from * that Quarter favourable to the Houfeof Auftria. � Such vaft Quantities of Artillery and warlike Stores � have been brought into this City of late, that all the ' Arfenals are full, and we have been obliged to turn the * Palace called Favourite into a Magazine. A great Quan-� tity of Bombs and Cannon Balls are calling in Hungary, � 20,000 of which are on the Road hither. We continue * fending all forts of Warlike Stores to Bavaria, from ' whence we hear, that the Prifoners of War of that Elec- * torate have not hitherto received any A.ffiftancc from their � Matter towards their Maintenance. � We hear from Peterfburgh, that a new Declaration will * be puWifhed there very foon j and we are already afTured * that it will be to the Queen's Advantage, the Senate and * the People openly manifefting their Inclination to fupport * the Houfe of Auftria.  Two Regiments more are in full March for Italy, and * -General Brown, who is to follow them in a few Days, * will be replaced by the Marquis de Botta,, who is in � greater Efteem than ever at Court, on Account of his * prudent Conduct in diversthorny Affairs. � The Velt Marfhal Count �evenhuller is entirely taken � up with a Plan for opening the Campamgn very early, * from which we promife ourfelves a great Deal of Succefs, * inafmuch as the new Levies for recruiting the Troops go * on as'brhkly as can be wifhed.' They write from Rome, that the French Refident there has difpatched to his Court the Pope's Difpenfation for the Marriage of the Dauphin with the Infanta Dona Maria Therefa of Spain. Private Letters from Leghorn, dated Dec. 7, N.S. fay, that 011 the 4th Inft. the Englifh Conful receiv'd Difpatches of the laft Importance from Admiral Matthews j and that, after delivering fuch Packets as were addrefs'd to the Regency, he initantly difpatched two Expreffes, one to London with his Excellency's Letters to his own Court, and another to Romagoa, with the Letters addrefs'd to Prince Lebkowitz. 1 � His moft Chriftian Majefly has declared the Count de Segur, who is Lieutenant General of his Armies, Commander is Chief of the Troops that are to be embark'd for Italy, in order to preferve the Kingdom of Naples, and to bring off the Spanifh Army in the Ecclefiaftical State ; upon the Succefs of which Expedition, Cardinal Tencin faid publickly, the Fate of the Houfe of Bourbon abfolutely depends ; and therefore nothing will be fpared that can contribute to render it fecure. Yefterday his Majefty went in State to the Houfe of Peers attended by the Dukesof Richmond and Manchefter; and gave the Royal Affent to the Land-Tax Bill, and fome private Bills. We hear, that the Houfe of Lords has adjourned to Tuefday the 10th of January. Yefterday the Right Hon. the Lord Sandys, and the Right Hon. the Lord Herbert of Cherbury, were introduc'd into the Houfe of Peers. His Grace the Duke of Newcaftle, one of his Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, who has been lately indifpos'd with the Gout, is now fo well recovered, as to fee Company. The Merchants of Charles Town in South Carolina have fitted out a ftojit Privateer, with 100 Men, in order to guard their Coaft: And we hear, fhe fail'd on a Cruize the 15th of October, under the Command ofCapt. Arlderfon. Yefterday was married at St. Dunftan's in the Eaft, Mr. Lee Roberts, one ^( the Clerks of the Cuftomhoufe, to Mifs Judith Manning, (Daughter of Mr. Defborough Manning, an eminent Norwich Fador) with a confiderablc Fortune. Yefterday Morning Mr. Webfter, a Tidefman, unfortunately fell over-board at Limehoufe iqto the River, and was drown'd. Several Boats put off from the Shoar to his Affiftance ; but to no purpofe. Lalt Tuefdav Mr. Lawrence Williams, one of the Clerks of the Victualling Office, wasattacft?d by a fingle Footpad, in Stepney-Fields, who knock'd him down, and took from him fix Shillings, and then made off. On Wednefday Morning died at his Lodgings in Bed-ford-ftreet, Covent-Garden, the Honourable Matter George Haftings, fecond Son of the Earl of Huntingdon. Yefterday a Habeas-Corpus was made out, and fent to the New Goal in Southwark, for removing Edward Singer (who broke out of that Goal, and committed fo many Robberies whilft he was at large) to the Common Goal at Ailefbury in Bnckinghamfhire, for breaking open and robbing a Houfe at Datchet in that County. , Yefterday Number 56,833 was drawn a Prize of l4>797* 79*630, Prize of 5001. and 23,716, 2i,e Sold V AUCTION! At bis Gieat Room at K.lphael's Head in the Haymarket, -(Immediately after the Holidays,J AValuable COLLECTION of PICTURES lately brought from ABROAD. Of which farther Notice will be givea in the Daily Pipers, and Catalogues deliver'd Gratis by Richard Ford, Autlicn er. �Jfjii Day was fUhlifbta, �ticc 2 s. 6d.-- In a Neat Pocket-Volume. (Proper for the Ufe of tie Magiflrates, Fieemen, Liverymen, and Houjholders cf the City of London J THE Method and Rule of Proceeding upon all ELECTIONS, POLLS, and SCRUTINIES, at Common-Halls and Wardmotes, within the City of London ; with an Appendix, containing the Material Claufes of all the Acts of Parliament relating to Elections in the City, and the Fcrms of the feve-ral Oaths to be taken by each refpefrive Officer upon his being elefted. Printed for J. Shuckburgh, at theSun near tha Jnncr-Temple-Gate, Fleet-fbcet j and fold by Mr. J. Clarke, under the Royal-Exchange. �7 tdvenifomenlt of 4 moderate Length are takeri in for tbis Paper *t ShUUny each. ;