London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 17, 1743, London, Middlesex
She London Ij)aHy>Poft, and General Ad^wifc T H U R S DA Y, Nov ij mb e r 17, 1743, Deal, November 15. ESTERDAV Afternoon fail'd the Dutch Ships for India. Remain in the Downs the UrfulaTender; the Bathfua,Smith j Anne,W.|gg, and Dreadnought, Beajfcjn; from Jamaica. Juft came Aayini Man of War/ but Jcnownbt.hirName, WindE.N.E. is Arrivedat feveral Ports. The Lovely Mary, Macnaniarra, tfrom Gibraltar, arrived at Carolina. The Diana, Anftice ; and Pike, Fraqklyn, from New-fbandland j and the London, Mitchell, from Mahone, at leghorn. The Eaton Frtgat, Page 1 and ^Neptune, Brown, from London, at Genoa. The Charming Betty, Wefton j George, Leonard ; the George and Eleanor, Withall; and Molly, French, from Newfoundland, - at Dartmouth. The Lettice, Edwards, from Newfoundland, at Pool. The Somerfet, Butler, from South-Carolina, at Baltimore. The Flying,Mercury, Pahl, from London, at Hamburg. The Anne, Clark, from Jamaica, in the Channel. The Succefs, Bowers, from Antigua, at Cork. The John, Parry, from Antigua, at Limerick. The Lilly, Baily, from Virginia, at Glafgow. L O N D O N. Yefierday arrived two Mails from France, one from Holland, and another from Flanders. According to. Ad vices from Naples, Couriers are. continually going to and fro, between that City and the Spanifh Army, and Conferences are as frequently held on the Subject of their Difpatches: General Mahohi, who commands the Body of Troops that form a Line on the Borders of Calabria, . has been fent for to Court, and has had a long Conference with the King : The Garrifob of Naples, who for fortfe time pad have been exerciFed every Day,- haveat laft received Orders to hold: theinfelves in- Readinefs to march to thd Frontiers of the Ecclefiaflfck State. The Court makes ftrift Inquiry after the Difafre&ed Party in the Kingdom, who are faid to be very numeroas, and feveral of them are a&uaJly taken into Cultody for holding treafo-nable Correfpondence. Letters ff onr Fano of the 3d of November, N.S. advife, that the Duke of Modena and Count Gage, with feveral Oeneral.Officers/arrived therethe 26th of October, with 10 Batallions, which they immediately polled near that Town ; Two Days after the Spanifh General went back to the Troops that were left at Pefara, the advanced Guards of which,' lay but a Mile diftant from Catolica, where the Au-. Prince Lobkowite has advanced beyond; Rimini, and polled bis Troops between Cefeha and"Catolica, where his ^Van Guard lies.1 His Highnefs wa* xnakmg all the neeeffary Preparations to attack the Spaniards, who ..were intrenching themfekes at Pefaro, and" have planted Batteries at all: the Avenues to their Camp :.; In Artillery they are fuperkrr to the; Auftriansj and at leaft j as ftrong in Foot, but Bflkh" inferior 'to "them in Hjorfe.'. Tho' Count Gage feama-to -be -refolved to -wait for the" Auftriap Army, yet agreatonany think his-real Defign is tO-rerire to Folignio, if notjfarther, becaufe, they find that^ the Duke of Modena's Field Equipages and Baggage, are already gone that. Way. Letters from the Levant, (by the Way of Paris) fay, that the Plague makes jprodigious Havock in thofe Parts, buc efpecialiy at Smyrna, where it has put a Stop to all Trade and Bufinefs. , They write from Peterfburg,, that Genetal During, who a&s there as Plenipotentiary from Sweden, has received a Courier from Stockholm, with Djfpatches containing fome Pxopofals for adjutting the Differences between Sweden and Denmark, which he has laid before the-Emprefs's Mt-njfters; and his Excellency communicated to. them, at the fame time, fome Overtures for a Match between the Prince Royal of Sweden, and the Princefs Louifa of Denmark. ; ExtraQ of a Letter from Hunninguent dated Nov, 16. * The Pontons that were fo long expected here, are arri- * ved at laft : The Bridge is actually ready, and there is � no Doubt but we ffiall .crofs the Rhine this Night, iu 'order to put in Execution the Pn jedt formed by.Marfhal ' Coigny. The Marquis de la Ravoye, . who is to direct -this Paflage, has wrote to the: Marlhal for a new Rcin- * forcemeat of Troops, that he may be able to bear down * the Auftrians, in Cafe they attempt to froflrate the in- . * tended Project. However, we are ofOpinion^ that the ' .only Drift of thefe Motions, at leaft for the prefent, is to ' makeaurfelves Matters ofj^-ibourg and old Rrifach.' According to Advices from Paris of jhe 20th Inftant, N.S". the King ,has declared, that,if a.Peace cannot be broughtabout^his Winter, he will carry tonthe War offen- ! iiyely next Campaign. The Command of the.lrifent Don, I Philip's Army as Well as of .the French Troop$;tfiax>re.'(0 , aft as-Auxiliaries to.Jt, is. given to Marfhal ^ailtebois. An Exprefs. is arrived .at Court, difpatched by M. de Cha-vtgny, who is actually at Berlin, with the King of Pruffia's laft Plan of Pacification. Forthe future, France is to have pn Embaflador, a Minifier or Refident, and a Conful, con^ ftai^r^m^atTh^QffianXourt i wKchTPiece of News they give us as a Confirmation, that a Treaty of Alliance mblt.actually7 be concluded} between France and Ruifla. , Other Advicesfrom-Parisdated Nov. 23^?^S.fay, that the main Article of the Count de Montijo's Coramiffion at Verfailles, is to prevail with the King to fend out the Squadrons at Toulon, in order to oblige Admiral Matthews to .quit the Mediterranean, which they have great Hopes of fucceeding in, becaufe, fay they, the Englifh Fleet is fadly out of-Repair1: Thus they reckon, that they (hall foon have 45 Ships of the' 'Line in thefe Se^s, including the Spanifh 'Squadron, whien'Fleet will ferve to convoy" a Body of zo or 3P;ooo Men to Italy, and at the fame Time facilitate the forcing the Paflage of the Var: Orders, are already if-fued in cenfequence of this Project, and 12 Men of War have fet Sail from Brett fo r the Mediterranean. They write from Madrid of the 5th Inftant, N.S. that ^before the Court removed to St. Ildefonfo, his Catholick Majefty declared the Marriage between the Infanta Dona -Maria Therefa and the Dauphin ; and likewife iffued Orders for. making new Levies for the Infant Don Philip's Army, being refolved that he (hall next Spring furmount all Obilacles to his Paflage into Italy. Yefierday there was a moil fplendid Court at St. James's to Compliment his Majefty on his fafe Return. The Nobility, Sec. went afterwards to the Apartments of the Duke of Cumberland, to pay their Compliments to his Royal Highnefs. Yefierday there was Advice, that the N.S. de Vegona, the N.S. del Rozaria, and N.S. de Regla, from Cadiz, were fafely at Vera Cruz. The fame Day there was an Account, that a fim]] VefTel was arrived at Cadiz from the Havannah, rand brought a Confirmation, that the St. Jofeph, for the Havannah ; and the Flora, for Carthagena, both from Cadiz, are taken by the Englifh in America. Yefierday came Advice, that the Hope, Grayflock, from Virginia for Whitehaven, run on the South Rock in St. George's Channel, but fortunately got off again, and is put into Belfaft. The Prince of Wales, MefTeury, from Virginia for London, is intirely loft near Waterford, and all the People drown'd. The Richard and John, Copeland, from Jamaica, is loft , on the Back of the Rock going into Leverpool, and all the Crew perifh'd. Laft Week died Herbert Rudhall Weflfaling, Efq; of Rudhall, near Rofs, in the County of Hereford. He was feveral Years Member of Parliament for the City of Hereford. About the fame Time died Thomas Cooke, of Ebworth in Gloucefterfhire, Efq* a Gentleman who had been many Years in the Commiffion of the Peace. Laft Week died at Oxford, the Rev. Mr. Robert Parkes, A.M. a Tutor of great Reputation, and Fellow of Pembroke College. Laft Night died at his Houfe in Broad-ftreet near Car-naby. .Macket.^Nathar.:el Sauce, Efq; a Gentleman of a confiderable Eflate in Effex. We are.affured, that the Te Deum and Anthem, com-pos'd by Mr.' Handel, to be perform'd before his Majefty, will be rehearfed the fecond and laft Time at Whitehall Cbapel on Friday next, between the Hours of Ten1 and Eleven in the Forenoon. We hear from Egglefton, near Rumble-kirk in Yorkfhire, ' that on Saturday fe'nnight a dreadful Fire broke out in the j Granaries of Mr. Addifon of that Place, fuppos'd to be ; occafion'd by fome Sparks Hyingj from a neighbouring \ Smith's Shop up to the Corn, whereby not only the Granaries, but Mr. Addifon's Dwelling-Houfe, were in irely confum'd. , On Tuefday Night laft Margaret Skeylight (a Fortune-Teller) was committed to Bridewell, by Colonel De Veil, for coming to the HOufe of Mrs. Winefred Segulas, and : immediately told her, that her PJanetwas near at hand, � and perceiving fhe had in her Ears a Pair of Diamond Ear-Rings, fhe told her, that if they were worth a Pound, and - fhe-fnould put them in Salt, in a Paper not wrote upon, ' and tye them about her Waifle, and go down her Cellar, fhe would find the Earth throw itfelf up, and a great Trea-fure would be found there ; but in the Mean Time, as the � Gentlewoman was weak enough to comply with the Fortune-Teller's Story, fhe found means to flip in the room of the Diamond Ear-Rings, a Pair of Brafs Buttons in a.Paper like the other, and felonioufly to Convey the Diamond Ear-R'ngs in her Pofleflion, which were found upon her. The right and beft Sort of lrijh Stuffs, made in the neatelt manner, in variety of the moft genteel and fafhio-nable Mixtures, are now fold by Wells and Hartley, Mercers, at the Naked ,Boy and Woolpack in Lud-gate-ftreet. S. Hartley fucceeds the late Mr. Badcock, to ; whom he was Servant. They fell all kinds of Silks as ufual. As the Drawing the Lottery is fo near as next Monday, Mefl". LOWE and BERRY keep their Office open every Night till Nine o'Clock.thatihey may more eafilyfupply the-^*. Town with Tickets, and Chances, both which are divided by them into Shares in fo curious a manner, and fold fo Cheap, that every Adventurer meets with entire Satisfaction. Great Numbers are induced to come to their Office, from its being fituated free from the Interruption of the Publick Streets, in Stationers-Alley near Ludgate-ftreet, where they have alfo tranfacted their Bufinefs, with uncommon Succefs for many Years pafl, having paid feveral Thoufand Pounds among their Shares, as foon as they were drawn 5 which Method will be continued in the prefent Lottery. Thegreateft Prize fold or fhar'd at any Office in London, viz. No. 53764, of 5000 t. with feveral others of 30001. 1000 1. 5001. 100I. &c. being fold and fhar'd byj. HAZARD, occafions a great Refort of People to purchafe Tickets. Shares and Chances, at his Office under the Royal-Exchange, and at his other Office fronting Stationers-Hall, nearLudgate, on account of his being to fortunate. Large Quantities of Tickets are daily regifter'd there, as it is expected flie Accounts mutt be the moft Cor' rect, by the Numbers being,ftnter'd in two different'-Nu-merical and RsgiiterBooks, "and.at two feparate Offices. IRE L AAN, D. Dublin^ Nov. 8. On Monday M Hugh Crofton, Efq-, was" elected Knight of the Shire fo�the County of Leitrim, in the room of 1 heophilus Jones, ;Efq; dficeas'd. - Bettridge Badham, and Jofeph Leefon^ Efqrs. are elected Members for the Borough of Ratbcormuck in the County of Cork. ' William Harward, Efq; is .e1e�led Member for the Borough of Donerail in the fame County. The Hon. Thomas Southwell, Efqj is elected Member for the Borough of Tralee, in the room of Arthur Blenner-hafletj Efq; now a Judge of the Court of King's-Bench. John Dawfon, Efqj eldeft Son of Richard Dawfon, Efq; chofen Member for the Berobgh of Monaghan. Laft Wednefday a Petition was prefented to the HomVof Commons, by the Corporation of Tanners, for hying a Duty on Raw Hides for Exportation : And we hear the fame will be complied with, as it will be of great Advantage to the Nation. We hear from Rofs in the County of Wexford; that on Saturday laft it t.iander'd and lightened there moft violently : The Lightning fell on a Houfe, threw down the Chimney, and burned a Man, Woman, and Child, in a miferable Manser; it (battered the Windows and Doors to Pieces, and would probably have confumed the Houfe, but for the prodigious Quantity of Rain which fell. We hear from Wexford, that a few Days ago William Hore, Efq; late one of the Mailers in Chancery, was married to Mrs. Knox, Relict of Major Knox, a very agreeable Widow with a handfome Fortune. Yefierday died at his Houfe in Abbey-ftreet.. Robert Norman, Efq; Member of Parliament for the City of Londonderry, and Deputy Craner, Deputy Tafler of Winer, and Deputy Searcher, Packer andGaugerof his Majefty'j Cufloms. Laft Tuefday died very fuddenly in the College Garden, the Rev. Dr. GrafFan, a Senior Fellow of our Univerficy j a Gentleman of great Generofhy and Humanity, whofe Death is much lamented, as he was a very warm and fin* cere Friend. An Extempore EPITAPH. Fellows and Scholars mourn a while, Poor Graf an moulders here ! Graffart who often rais'd a Smile, Now let him raife a Tear. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 23 Minutes after ii^__ Bank Stock 147 1 8th a 147. India Ditto 195 1 4th. South Sea Stock 113 3 4thsa \ half. Ditto Old Annuities 114 5 8ths a 1 half a 5 8ths Ditto New 1151 4th. Thres ner Cent. Annuities 103. Ditto 5742, 103. Ditto 1743,101 14th. Million Bank u8 14th. EquivakaS ill. Royal Aflurance 80. London Aflurance 11 5 8ths. Englifh Copper 4 1. 15 8. Seven per Cent. Emperor'� Loan.. no . Price. Five per Cent- ditto no Price* -Bank Circulation 3 1. Prem. India Bonds 4 1. 16 s. a 1; a 17 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Prem. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequtr Orders 4 1 half Difc. Three per Cent. Ditto 2 Diic. Lottery Ticket? nl. 7 s. 6 d. A' A R K E T. s THEATRE in the Saturday next, wjJJ be reviv'd N H A Y - M T the KING' HAY-MARKET, OPERA, caJJ'd R O X 1 O R, Alexander in India. The MUSICK Compoi'd by Mr. HANDEL. With Dances and other Decorations entirely New. Pit and Boxes to be put together, and no Perfons to be admitted without Tickets, which will be deliver'd that Day, at the Office id the Hay-Market, at Half a Guinea each. Gallery 5 s. By HIS majesty'S Command, No Perfons whaterer to be admitted behind the Scene*. The Gallery will be open at F�ur o'clock. Pit and Boxes at Five, To begin at Six o'Clock. #* The Subfcribers ta the Opeia, artdcJir'dtofendfortbtirSilvet Tickets te the Opera-Office in tht Hay-Market, inhere Attendance %o\ll be given tbit and every Day, from Nine to 'lwo, far that Purpofi. D R U R Y-L A N Not ASted this Sea/on. E. By His Majejly's Company of Comedians, I A T the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, �4 ^^X, lUli LUy, will be presented a Tragedy, call'd The RIVAL QU E E N Sj O r, Alexander.. th,e, Grea-t,- . M Alexander by !wr. Delane j tllytui, by Lyfimachus, Mr. Bridges; Mr. W.GUTatd } Hepheftion, Mr. Crofs 5 Cafiander, by Mr. Giffard j Polypercion, Mr. Winfloiie; Phillip, Mr. Green; Theffalus, Mr. Blakes ; Perdiccas, Mr. Turbutt; Eumenes, Mr. Ray j Meleager, Mr. Ulher ; Ariftanderj Mr.Tafwell. Statira., by Mrs. Giffard ; Roxana, by Mrs. Roberts; Syfigambis, Mrs. Crofs j Parifatis, Mrs. Ridout. And Entertainments between the A&s, viz, A�l II. Singing, by Mr. Sullivan. t Aft III. A Dance, by Mr.Muilmeat, Mr. DefTe, Mr. Livier, Mrs. "WaJrer, and others. End of A�t IV. Singing by Mr. Sullivan. To wh:ch wiil be added a Farce of Tv�o Acts, call'd The L Y I N G V A J, F. T. - 'I'M Part or' the Lying Valet by Mr, Yates; Gaylefs, by Mr. Blakes; Juftice Guttle, Mr. Tafwel! ; deau Trippit, Mr. Neale; MeliiTa, Mrs. Bennet ; Mrs. Gadabout, Mrs. Egerton j Mrs. Trippit, Mrs. King j Kitty Pry, Mrs. Yates. Places for the Boxes to be taken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre. To begin exaftly at Six o'Clock. * To-morrow will be presented- VENICE PRESERV'D ; with a Faice of Two Afts,' call'd The ANATOMIST, or the Sham-L oft or. 9- Mvertifemenls &f a moderate Length art taken in for this Paper at T�uo Shillings each.