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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 26, 1743, London, Middlesex J rav fr tin iii f.ifc � A U R D. A Y, March 2ften men-*ion'd, which Information is, that the Oxford Man of War, Capt. Pawlett, has fent into Gibraltar a Spanifh Vef-fel, valued at about'5001 But*. That k was the Romney, Capt. Granville, (Nephew to Tthe Right Hon. the Lord Cobham} who took the Regifter Ship off Faroe, which Ship he has carried into Gibraltar � where hie has landed all her. Money and Goods, the faid Ship being very leaky. She had 440 Serons of Cochineal ion board, and a large Quantity of Draggs and Hides. . As foon as the Prize law the Romney fee made for the Shoar, where (he found a Portuguese Fifliing Boat, on tward of which fee put 40,000 Dollars, which were4 faftfly landed. It is faid they have felt fome Shocks of an Earthquake at Gibraltar. A few Days fince died in Dublin, in the 90th Year of his Age, Captain George Davidfon, of the Royal Regiment of Foot commanded by Genera] St. Clair ---This -Gentleman went into the jServicethe latter End of the Reign of King Charles II, and ferved all the Wars abroad, during the Reigns of King William and Queen Anne, with the greateft Reputation, having made himfelf'remarkabte by �veral Actions of Perfonal Courage. His Body has been ^ce interr'd, with all Military Honours, in a Vault of St. Paul's Church, near the Barracks of Dublin. The Charming-Molly, Leefon, bound from Dublin to Londonderry, was lately loft on the Rocks near Pdrtafcrry. Laft Night the Right Hon. the Earl of Rockingham gave i grand Entertainment to feveral Foreign Miniflers, and Perfons of Quality and Diftin&ion, at his Lordfeip's Hbufe in Grofvenor's-fquare. Yefterday died in an advanced Age, at his Houfe in St. James's-ftreet, Henry Skelton, Efq; who has left a very great Fortune; which defcends to his Son, a Colonel in the Third Regiment of Guards. \ Yefterday Morning died, at his Houfe in gt. Paul's Church-yard, Mr. Bull, a very eminent Cabinet-maker, and one of the People call'd Quakers. We hear from Exeter, that Lawfbrd, who was lately carried fromN-.wgate to that Place, to be tried for a Fraud, was convicted at the Affizes there on Wednefday laft. Meff. Afeley and Comp. of Ludgate-hill, having this Year made very confiderable Quantities of Foreign Brandy and Rum into Shrub-is now on Sale, at 8 s. per Gait (thofe that take Five Gallons, or' larger Quantities are abated 6'd. per Gallon) which when made into Punch is equal, if not fuperior, to any Punch frefe made.- They have now alfo on Sale the beft Jamaica Rum at 7 s. 9 d. the beft Coniac at 8 s. and the beft Batavia Arrack at 15 s. per Gallon. I R E L AND. Dublin, March 19. On Thurfddy laft Mr. George Weft h, Surveyor of Skerries, brought to the Cuilom-Y houfe 300 Gallons of Brandy and Rum, 6000 lb. Weight of Tobacco, and other valuable Goods, which he feized in a Veffel belonging to the Ifle of Man. : John Chaigneau, Efq} is appointed Stamper of Cards and Dice, made or imported into, this Kingdom* in the room of William Maple, Efq-, who has refigned. - ^This Week died the Rev. Father jEneas Lyons, a Msn ot great Learning and Humanity; He was very active in the great Froft in affifling the Sick and Poor; and was al-�ysdoingA�U of Chariry, fo that his Death is efteem'd a1?ubUck;Lofs. ^About the. lame Time died the Rev. Father James White, pf St. John's Well, who was of an antient good Family in the County ofWeftmeath-j but removed to Conaught in theYear 1641:.*" "' '[ " OnThurfday laft Mr. Sherr'dan performed the Part of Burros, at the Theatre in Smock-Alley, and met with the greateft Applaufe from a numerous and polite Audience. his having twice Black-water, and "To GEORGE NUGENT, Efq; on . efcaped being drowned, once in the -once in the. Boyne. He that is bom to be bangd, wiR never 'he irovin'd. ^T^Rom all Hazards attending extempore Life, m} from the Folly of Gaming, and Plague of a Wife, \brom the Domes of^the-Great. wherel ne'er ftood in Awe; From Atheifts, and Fools, and the Magick of Law, Quite efcapM from all Dangers at Land and at Sea, Into Regions of-Thought, which are brighter than Day- Whatrhore can be wiuYd for ? In Pray'r let us join, Since like WILLIAM I've braVd the * Black-water and Boyne, That J ne'er may be hang'd, but in LIBERTY'S Caufe, .For defending my Country, and guarding its Laws. * The Wound which King Williim received at the Battle of the Boyneha6totloas. And (he Joiile, WTjich hadaJmoft overturned his Majcfty in the Black-water, is-recorded in a Letter from a Captain of his'Dutch Guards to a Bur|omafter of Amfterdam, dated September 9, 1690. � � - - tiign Water at .London-Bridge tnis Day at 35 Minutes after 12. , - ' Bank Stock 147 for Opening. India Ditto 180 3 4ths. South Sea Stock no 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities Books feuf. Ditto New 112 7 8ths a 113. Three per Cent. Annuities 100 1 8th. Ditto 1742 100 1 8th. Million Bank 11S 3 4ths. Equivalent 111. Royal Aflurance 82. London Affurarice 11 5 8ths a 3 4ths. Englife Copper ditto 41. 10 s. Welch ditto no Price. African rib Price. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 4 1. 10 s. Pr. . India Bonds 41. 8 s.' a 9 s, Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 2 Prem. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5 Prem. Three per Cent. Ditto 2 Difc. . H A Y-M A R K E T.- AT the KING'S THEATRE in the Hay-Market, this Day, will be reviVd an OPERA, call'd E N R I C O. With Dances and other Decorations. Pit and Borfei to be put together, and no Perfons to be admitted without Tickets, which will be deliver'd this Day, at the Office in the Hay-Market, kt Half a Guinea each. Gallery 5 s. By HIS M A J E fit Y's Command, No Perfons whatever to be admitted behind the Scenes. The Gallery will be open at Four o*Clock, Pit and Boxes at Five. A D R U R Y-L A N E - By His Majeftfs Company of Gomediam^ T the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, this Day, will-be prcfented a Comedy, call'd The CONSTANT COUPLE; o A Trip to the Jubilee. The Part of Sir Harry Wildair to be perform'd by Mr. GARRICK, (Being the third Time of his appearing in that Character;) Colonel Standard, M. Delane; Alderman.' Smuggler, Mr. Morgan j Vizard, Mr. Havard; Dicky, Mr. Vatesj Clincher jun. Mr. Neale; Tom Errand, Mr. Leigh. Angelica, by Mrs. Mills j Lady Darling, Mn.Crolsj Parley, Mrs. Bennetj The Part of Beau Clincher by Mr. Macklin ; And the Part of Lady Lurewell by Mb. Clrve. With Entertainments between the Ads, viz. Act I. Singing by Mr. Beard. Act II. LaMaicarade de Florana by SignorCHECO, Signora CHIARETTA, and others. a3 iii. Singing by Mr. Lowe. Aft IV. The Italian Gardeners, by CHE CO TORINESE CHIARETTA AQUILANTI, and Others. Pit 3 s. Firft Gallery a �. Upper Gallery 1 5. To begin exactly at Si* o'clock. (Being the laft Time of acting 'till the Holidays.)_ Signer Signora Boxes 5 s. COVE N T-G A R D E N. fly S U B S C R I P T I O N.- The Eleventh Night. 9 AT the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, this Day, will be prefented a Tragedy, call'd VENICE PRESERV'D; O R, A Plat Difcover'd. The Part of Pierre by Mr, QUIN ; Jaffier, Mr. RYAN } Priuli, Mr. Bridgwater; Duke, Mr. Rofco ; Bedamar, Mr. Hale j Renault, Mr. Chapman; And the Part of Belvidera by Mrs. CIBBER. To which will be added a Dramatic Entertainment, call'd The RAPE OF PROSERPINE, With the Birth and Adventures of Harlequin. Kone will be admitted into the Boxes but by printed Tickets, which will be deliver'd at the Office in the Lobby, at 5 s. Pit 3 s. Firft Callery as. Upper Gallery 1 s. To begin at Six o'Clock. ' (Being the laft Time of Acting 'till the Holidays.) H AY-MA R K E T.- For the Benefit and Increafe of a Fund efta- blifidfor the Support ^D^'aMUSICIANS, or their families. AT the KING^jTHEATRE in the Hay-Market, Wedneflay, March 30, will be perform'd A MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT. The Vocal_Part� by Signor Monticelli, Signora Vifconti, Signor Amorevoli, $Ign�ra Frafi, and Signora Galli. With a Concerts on the German Flute by Mr. Weideman, A Concerto - the Violoncello by Signor Capontle* A Concerto on the Violin by Signor Caftrucci. A Concerto on the Hautboy by Mr..Tho. Vincent, jun. And a Concerto on the Eaflbon by Mr, Miller. Pit and Boxes to be put together, and no Perfon to be admitted ; without Tickets, which will be delivered the Day before, and on the Day of Performance, 'at the Office in the Hay-Market, at H*lf a Guinea each. Gallery Five Shillings. The Gallery will be open'd at Four o'Clock. [ Pitand Boxes at Fi�e. . *## The Tickets deliver'd \� the Subfcribers to this Charity for Thvrfday next the 31ft, vill be taken on Wednesday next the 30th, and will admit one Perfon into any Part of the Houfe* AT the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden* Tiieflay aext, will be perform'd A New Sacred ORATORIO. a Concerto, on the organ, . - * - And a Concerto on the Violin by Mr. DUBOURG. Tickets will be deliver'd to Subfcribers on Monday next, at Mr. Tlandel's Houfe in Brook-flreet. Pitand Boxes to be put together, and no Perfon to be admitted without Tickets, which will be deHver'd that Day, at the Officein Covent-Garden Theatre, at Half a Guinea each. Firft Gallery 5 s. AJpper'Gallery 3 s. 6 d. TheGallcrieswill be open'd at Four o'Clock. Pit and Boxes at Five. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS the bottom of Lemotr-ftrut, Goodman's-Fields, this Day, will be perform'd SEVERAL NEW EXERCISES Of Rope-Dancing, Poftares, Balances, Equilibfes, and Singing and Dancing, both" Serious and Comic. rope-DANCING by the celebrated Mifi Rayner, Mr. Hong*, and others. Dancing by Mr. Carney, Mr. Granier, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Chettle, Mr. Rayner, Madem. Pera�It, Madem. Mauri, Mrs. Hough, Mrs. Rayner, and the two Matters and Mifs Granier, particularly the'Sivedijb Gardners, by Mr.Carney and Madem. Perau't, Mr. Granier, Mrs. Hough, Mr. Chettle, Madem. Mauri, Mr. Hayes and Mrs. Rayner. With feveral new Songs by Mr..Brett, viz. Di~ ffraded I turn, Bright Autbur, and Hdppy Pair. Poftures by Mr. Rayner. And a new Dance, call'd lie Haymakers Rvuelt, by the two Matters and Mifs Granier, Mr. Glanier and Mrs. Hough, Mr. Chettle, Madem. Mauri, Mr. Rayner and Mils Rayner. To which will be added, Several SCENES in GROTESQUE CHARACTERS, call'd HARLEQUIN in DESPAIR. Harlequin by Mr. Hayes; Colombine, Mrs. Hough ; Pantaloon, Monf. Mauvell j Petit Maitre, Mr. Chettle ; Monf. Sans Chemife, Servant to Petit Maitre, Mrnf. Granier ; Clodpole, Mr. Hough. The Whole to Conclude with a Grand Dance, call'd The HAPPY C H A C E. Tf tl^'l Mipht t'TnT' Wnlnrfiliiji and-Fridays in Lent) at- Five o'Clock. *#*. Every One vntt it admitted for a Pint of Wine a-pieee as ufual. Amiralty-Office,. March 25, 1743. TJ/'HERE/JS Fifty of the Seamen hte he-^ " longing to his Majejifs Ship the Defiance, hfve been turned over to the Alderney at Hall, and a like tyumber to the Aid borough at Leverpoole; and lenders are veto at Sheernefs ready t* carry them to their refpecli've Ships; the Lords Commijioners of the Admiralty, do hereby fir icily charge the. faid Men, immediately to repair on ho^fd jyj J&ajeft^sShip 7Jif PrilimMlUykl, at the 'iNore, where they will be paid the Wages due to them for the Defiance, to the of December, 1741, and then ti proceed in the faid'Tenders to the above faid Ships, and the faid Men are tt take Notice, that the above-mentioned Payment is to be made-on hoard the Princefs Royal on the $th of next Month, and^. in cafe any of them fail to be then on board that Ship, thy lenders will fail away without them, after which the} will net only lojc all the Wages due to them for the Defiance, but will be taken up, if they can be found, and tried at a Cours Martial as Pefer'ters. - _Tho. Corbett. General Polt-Office, London,- March 10, 1742. 'HER EAS notwithfianding the publick Notice, thai has heen fo repeatedly given by this Office, as well in the Gazette as in other News Papers, concern' ing the Foreign Pojfage which is to be faid here for all Letters that are toga to Germany, Italy, or any other Country beyond Holland, France, or Flanders, Mijiakes have feme-times been made, and Letters have heen delivered at this Office, directed to thofe Countries without paying the Foreign Pofiage, as required by A3 of Parliament: The Pofimafter-General has thought fit to advertife, that the Pofiage to be paid here at this Office, or at the refpeclive Receiving-Houfes or Offices, appointed and authorized'forjfie takibt* "tit if"Letter.s in Pawnor Country,, by ail t' erfinscorrefpond-ing with Germany, Italy, or any Foreign Parts in the North or the South, by the Way of Holland, France or Flanders^ is'after the following Rates, viz. s. Between London and any Part of Ger-"1 Single 1 many, Italy, Sicily, Switzerland, {Double 2 Denmark, or Sweden^ and all Parts C Treble 3 of the North {through Holland J . Ounce 4 Between London and any Part of Spain \ or Portugal, through France, �r h