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The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette

18/06/1761

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Date of Article: 18/06/1761
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[ ] [ No. 36.] THE BATH CHRONICLE [ VOL. 1] [ Vol. 1.] A N D WEEKLY GAZETTE. AND [ Price TWO- PENCE^ HALFPENNY. ] Printed and publish'd by C. POPE and Co. at the Printing- office in STALL- STREET : Where PRINTING in all its Branches is perform'd on the most reasonable Terms, and in the neatest Manner. [ The above C. POPE serv'd his Apprenticeship with the late Mr. BODDELY, and has had the sole Management of the Bath Journal for these last five Years.] THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1761. To the PRINTER of the Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. SIR, ON reading the PhiloSOphical ReFLECTiOns on DEATH in a late Paper of your's ; wherein was observed, that the Courage and Intrepidity with which some Persons meet Death, seems more of a Stoical than a Christian Fortitude, and ( as the Author of those Reflections says) arises more from Ambition, and a Desire of worldly Honour and Grandeur, than from a virtiuous and sober Life;— let such seriously reflect on the different State that Death will consign them to in the next World, as in this short Discourse is plainly shewn. Am, your constant Reader, & c. A Short Discourse on DEATH. IT is appointed for all Men once to die; the Certainty of which it so well known and be lieved by us, that no Person ever disputed it:- But the Manner how, or the Time when, is un- certain to all. That which makes this King of Terrors so dreadful to human Nature, is the State and Con- dition it consigns us to in the next World, and which depends on our Demeanour in this : For, according as we behave ourselves in this Life, so will be our Reward or Punishment in the next.— If we have wasted our Time ( that precious Ta- lent given us by God to work out our Salvation) in Vice and Intemperance, and wholly neglected the Duties of Religion, ' tis no Wonder the Thought of our approaching Death is so dread- ful Jo us. For who can look back on the Actions of a Life spent in Vice and Intemperance, and not tremble at those Sins which were once the dar- ling Objects of our Desires, when we are entering upon that unchangeable State from which we know there is no Redemption ?— what would we give then were it in our Power recall those pre- cious Moments we have lavish'd away in Sin and Vanity ?— How can we reflect on Eternity, and the Account we are then hastening to give, with- out Horror and Confusion at our past Folly— Or how can we with any tolerable Assurance rely on the Mercies of God, through Christ, when we have despised and contemned his holy and righteous Laws, and spent our Lives in Sin and Wickedness. This is that which gives Death its Sting, and arms him with Weapons against us, in our last Moments. But to those who have endeavour'd through the Grace and Assistance of God's holy Spirit, to live according to his Laws, and made the Practice of Religion their Duty,— when they come to lie on a Death- Bed, cannot only meet this King of Terrors without Fear, but with some Degree of Comfort and Satisfaction, being well assured that Almighty God willr for the Sake and through the Merits of Christ, accept of their sincere tho' imperfect Repentance. What Comfort it will be for us, at the Hour of Death, so reflect on a well- spent Life, and that we have endeavour'd to perform our Duty with Sincerity, and in Obedience to the Command of God, tho' very imperfectly!— this will give us Hope and Assurance of our eternal Salvation, through Christ : This it was that made the Rev. Mr- KETTLEWELL, with a pious Confidence, say to them that were with him just before he died, that he was going without the least Distrust, without the least Misgiving, into a Place of ever- lasting Joy and Bliss ; after which he made a short Prayer, and then resign'd his Life; with a full Assurance of a blessed Immortality. And was it not a Life spent in the Service of Christ, that made the Apostle St. Paul desire to be dissolv'd, and to leave this World, because he knew there was laid up for him a Crown of Glory, as a Reward for his pious Labours? Is it not therefore our greatest Wisdom and Prudence, to endeavour by a virtuous and holy Life to prepare ourselves for a happy Death, and a blessed Eter- nity. This is that great and important Business for which we were sent into the World, and which very highly concerns us all : For Death will certainly translate us to endless Joys, or con- sign us to everlasting Torments; nothing can therefore be more prudent for us, than to take such Measures, that we may secure the one, and avoid the other. To this End, let us set apart some Time in our Retirement for the Exercise of those Virtues we shall most stand in Need of at the Hour of Death ; that by a sincere Repentance, and a well- grounded Faith, we may chearfully resign our Souls into the Hands of our blessed Saviour and Redeemer; that so We may depart this World, in an earnest Expectation of a blessed Resurrection to eternal Life, through his Merits who died for us, and will at our Deaths translate us to his eternal Rest, if we sincerely serve and obey him To Miss*****, of Bath. MORE Beauty sure ne'er Nymp'h possess'd, More Truth sure ne'er such Beauty bless'd. All that's good, and all that's fair, In Height of Lustre shine in her. Make, gracious Heav'n, this Wonder mine, With Joy I'll other Joys resign. To a CELEBRATED PAINTER. SKILFUL Artist! Painter, hear How my Lyre delights the Ear; And while it charms thy ravish'd Heart, Exert the Wonders of thy Art. Draw a People blithe and gay, Laughing, sporting Life away ; Let them beat in Dance the Ground, While their Pipes the Bacchae sound ; And, if thou canst Perfection give, Bid every breathing Figure live ; And then, left Life insipid prove. To make them happy, bid them LOVE. Friday's and Saturday's POSTS. Arriv'd a Mail from FLANDERS. France. PARIS, May 29. CAPTAIN Cornie, Commander of the Proteus, which took the Ajax India- man, set out Yesterday for Quiberon, with a private Commission. VANNES, May 29. The Conven- tion concluded on the 13th, for an Exchange of Prisoners, hath not been carried into Execution, because the English General refused to ratify it. The Signals on the 22d informed us, that the Works of the Besiegers were little advanced since the 19th ; and as the Citadel is built on a Rock, and hath good Casemates, it may employ the English some Time. And if the Siege should be protracted, it must be raised on Account of the powerful Succours which are preparing for it. The last Accounts bring, that they did not despair of throwing Succours into the Citadel. It is for that End, that the twelve Ships of the Line, some Frigates, and seven Prames, are sitting out at Brest and Rochefort, to form a Squadron which will be ready in a Fortnight. The Place can hold out ' till that Time.—[ The Prames which are built in France have two Decks ; on the lower of which are 26 Guns, thirty- two Pounders, and on the upper Decks three Mortars; they draw little Wa- ter, are of great Length and Breadth, and rigged af- ter a Ketch Fashion.] ROCHELLE, May 26. Every Measure is taking for the Security of the Isle of Rè. Warlike Stores and some Squadrons of Dragoons are already sent over to it. The Duke de Choiseuil having, it is said, informed the Marshal de Senecterre, that an English Fleet, with 12,000 Land Forces, threatned our Coasts, the Marshal, to guard agrinst any Attempt of the English, has kept three Regiments; which will enable him to repel any Attack. Seven Prames which arrived at Rochefort on the 15th, were to go round next Day to the Mouth of the Loire. LONDON, JUNE 11. On Tuesday Evening arrived an Express from Belleisle, dated the 31st ult. which we hear brings Advice, that our Troops had not then taken the Citadel, but that they had made several Breaches, and were in Hopes of being Masters of it in two or three Days ; that the Fire from the Citadel began greatly to slacken, from which it was ima- gined the Garrison were short of Ammunition. These Dispatches were brought by the Bonetta Sloop, which was oliged to put into Falmouth by contrary Winds. By an Express arrived this Morning from Belleisle we hear, that on the 30th past at Night the Enemy made a Sally, by which they have killed between 4 and 500 of our Men. It is said that the General and seven Officers are wounded. Seven Ships of the Line are ordered to sail from Portsmouth immediately, to join Com- modore Keppel. By the last Ship that sailed for Belleisle, there was sent a large Quantity of live Poultry, for the Use of the British Officers, and a Quantity of Porter for the Use of the Soldiers, as a Present from a Great Man. The Expedition Fleet now fitting out, will not sail ' till an Account is received of the Reduction of Belleisle. Orders are given out for the Board of Works to get every Thing in Readiness against the 6th of October next, for the Coronation. Yesterday being the Birth- Day of the Princess Amelia, her Royal Highness received the Com- pliments of the Nobility, & c. on that Occasion, at her House in Cavendish- Square. The Board of Works have ordered Part of the Stables in the Stable- Yard, St. Jame's, to be taken down, in order to widen it. By a List given in last Week, it appears that, the Militia of this Kingdom, already embodied, are 25,000. We hear that the Cumberland Man of War, of 70 Guns, is lost off Goa, going from Bombay to join Admiral Stevens. She had been in the East- lndies eight Years. The Postscript of a Letter from Holland, which came over by the last Mail, says, that they had just received good Intelligence that a large Body of Russians was advancing, by long Marches, to join General Laudohn, and invade Silesia. The Letters from Paris observe, that their Hopes of Assistance from Denmark were entirely dissipated; the State of the Finances rendering the Conditions of the Treaty impossible. Private Letters from Berlin inform us, that the King of Prussia, before he set out for Silesia, held a grand Council with the Margrave Charles and his Ministers. He told them, That tired out by the present destructive War, and moved by the Calamities it had brought upon all Parts of Germany, he was absolutely determined to risque his ALL npon this Campaign, that it might be the last. After this, he declared to them his Intentions concerning the Succession to his Crown, and the Manner he would have his Estates governed, in Case he should be cut off by a short Fit of Illness, or should fall in Battle. They write from Hamburgh, of the 2d Inst. that by Letters from Dantzick, they had an Ac- count that thirty- six Russian Transport, with Provisions and warlike Stores, were drove ashore and wrecked near that Place in a violent Storm. By order of the Pope, 6000 Crowns have been distributed among the Inhabitants of Monte Lauti, whole Houses were destroyed by the late Earthquake. Several Letters from Rome mention the Arrival there of the two pretended Prophets who lately made their Appearance at Cologn.— As they are taken great Notice of by the Pope, several Cardinals, and Priests, there is little Doubt but we shall soon hear of some wonderful Matters from that Quarter. They are said to have wrought one Miracle already, in arriving at that City before the Person who rode Post to inform his Holiness that they were sctting out on their Journey. Extract of a Letter from SOUTH- CAROLINA, dated April 16, 1761. " Our Coast has been much infected by a small French Schooner Privateer, mounting 14 Carriage Guns, 10 Swivels, and 70 Men. She has lately taken a Brig from New- York, and carried her into St. Augustine. Notwithstanding all the Remonstrances of our Governor and Councils, that Place continues to be a Refuge for the Enemy. In the mean Time, the Face of Things is vastly changed here, within these few Months. Since the late Successes of his Majesty's Arms, the In- dians begin to think better of it ; and we want nothing but another Blow at the Enemy, to ren- der this Province one of the most flourishing in all America." The following threatning Letter, directed to Mr. George Catter, being found near Haverhill in Suffolk, his Majesty's Pardon, and a Reward of 20l. are offered for the Discovery of the Ac- complice or Accomplices therein, except the Per- son who actually wrote the said Letter. ' Mr. Catter. Bumsted • On the recept of this goo and tell Hemsted ' Pickett and Milleway and all the resst of your ' Heaverill gang of the bandity that so vilinously ' oppoose the gorspell being preeched that if we ' meet with any more affronts or abuse when we ' come again as we intend to doo on the 17th in- ' stant we are resolved to reveng itt on your pars ' sons or houses for as wee have listed under the ' baner of Christ our captain we are on and all ' deturmin'd to stand by on another our number is ' larg and our caus good therefore we sett all your mallis att defians dont say you had no notis or ' worning for wee are so prepar'd that ' wee fear you ' not therefore takcare what you doo lam order'd ' by my brethren in the Lord to sighne for the rest ' your friendly moneter five hundred of the gospel ' legion. This Day begins the Long Vacation, which commences as early as it was possible to happen ; nor has it been known to fall out so soon since the Reign of Charles II. Its Continuation this Year is just twenty- one Weeks. On a celebrated BEAUTY. AN Angel's Countenance, a Vestal's Heart, She rules by Nature and despises Art; Bright as the Sun- Beam of a Summer's Day, Cool as the Zephyr in the Bloom of May; Adorn'd with ev'ry Grace that Virtue gives, Ador'd, and innocent, this Beauty lives. T. ** ADVERTISEMENTS for this Paper are taken in at the Printing- Office in Stall- Street, at 3s. 6d. each Time, if short; longer Ones in Proportion. - The BATH CHRONICLE and week. GAZETTE is circulated in London, Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter, Tiverton, Taunton, Bridgewater, Wells, Shepton- Mallet, Bruton, Frome, Gloucester, Cirencester, Tetbury, Malmsbury, Woto under- edge, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Hereford, Worcester, Kidderminster, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury, Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick, Oxford, Abingdon, Hungerford Newbury, Reading, salibury, Heitsbury, Warminster, Westbury, Tinehead, Market- Lavington, Bradford, Trowbridge,. Devizes, Chippenham, Calne, Marlborough, Dorchester, Blandford, Shaftsbury, Pool, Weymouth, Sheriorne, & c. & c. & c. at the Post- Offices of most of which Places, Advertisements for this Paper, and Orders for all Manner of Printing, are taken in; as likewise by the ; Newsmen.- NoLetters received unless POST- Paid- At the Printing- Office aforesaid may be had, all sorts of Patent MEDICINES, & c. 14 2 UNBOUNDED TYRANNY PUNISHED. [ AN- EASTERN TALE.] ÈFORE the despoti c Power of Turkish Tyran- ny spread its baleful Influence over the B The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette, Now Selling off, at PRIME- COST,) ( As he, is determined to quit Business) All the STOCK in TRADE! [ VOL. fertile Plains of Asia, Candia was governed by its own Princes, and long enjoyed the invaluable Gift of Liberty. But Ambition, that Canker of the human Mind, that Scourge of Society, instigated some of its own Princes to usurp the Privileges of their Subjects, and instead of labouring to promote the Happiness of their People, exercised every Kind of Cruelty and Injustice. Among these degenerate Princes was ANTILIS- TOS, famous only for Oppression, and following the Dictates of his own Passions. Solely intent on his unmanly Pleasures; he disregarded all the Sufferings of his People, and was deaf to the Cries of those who suffered from the Hand of Oppression, or groaned under the oppressive Yoke of Cruelty. ARISTES was one of those unfortunate Persons who felt the weighty Rod of unrelenting Tyranny He resided at a small Village at the Foot of Mount Ida ; and was as remarkable for Candour, Justice, and Humanity, as ANTILISTOS was for their opposite Vices. He married SABINA, a young Lady adorned with every Accomplishment that could render her agreeable. Her Beauty was superior to that of all the Ladies of Candia, and her Love for her Husband famous to a Proverb. ANTILISTOS often heard of the Charms of SABINA, together with the happy Manner in which she lived with her Husband, and was determined to fee her, that he wight himself be a Witness, whether the Accounts were just or exagerated. Disguising himself therefore in the Habit of a Peasant, he repaired toMountIda, and pretending to be a Person labouring under the Frowns of Fortune, was kindly received by ARISTES, and his amiable Spouse, who did every thing in their Power to soften the Afflictions Of this pretended Sufferer. ANTILISTOS was charmed with the Beauty of SABINA; and though he could not help revering the sincere Kindness of ARISTES, and secretly approving the Happiness and Tranquility that reigned in his House, yet he determined to enjoy the beautifulSABINA, tho' at theExpence of every Virtue that adorns the Mind of a rational Being. Filled with this inhuman Project, he secretly left the House of ARISTES, and, hid behind the fable Veil of Night, entered his Palace unknown to ail but his intimate Friends, whom he had in- trusted with the Secret. He now made large Of- fers to ARISTES, to draw him to the Capital ; but in vain. He knew that Happiness was not to be found in a licentious Court, nor Content in the golded Palaces of Ambition. The Tyran finding it impossible to draw ARIS- TES from his happy Situation in the Country, had Recourse to another Stratagem, and hoped the dazzing Prospect of Wealth and Greatness would prevail on SABINA to quit het solitary Habitation, and exchange her sequestered Seat for the glittering Throne of Candia. But in this he was greatly mistaken; she received his Offers with Disdain, and preferred a Life of virtuous Happiness with her dear ARISTES, to all the Pomp and deceitful Pleasures of Royalty. These Results irritated the Tyrant; he deter- mined to satisfy his Passion, tho' he employed for that very Purpose every Instrument of Wickedness, and trampled under Foot every Precept of Virtue and Religion. He had however again Recourse to ARISTES, offered him the highest Posts of the Kingdom, and at the sameTime to place his whole Family on the highest Pinnacle of Honour. But these glittering Promises found- no. better Recep- tion than the former; he enjoyed every Thing he wished, and refused to exchange Virtue for Vice, arid domestic Tranquility for the Commotions and Distractions of Government. ANTILISTOS finding it in vain to hope for Success by the delusive Prospect of Riches and so long desired, Made immediate Preparations for the Nuptials, which were to be performed in the Temple of Diana, and omitted nothing that had a Tendency to augment the Splendor of the Cere- mony. Thé most magnificent Robes were pro- vided, and all the great Men of the Kingdom com- manded to attend in Person, The Day appointed being arrived, SABINA ap- peared dressed in the richest Manner, and entered with ANTILISTOS the Temple of Diana. She approached the Statue of theGoddess, and receiving from one of her Friends a Bowl filled with a plea- sant Liquor of her own preparing, she drank as the Custom was, One- half of it ; and presented, with her own Hand, the Bowl to ANTILISTOS, who readily drank the Remainder. SABINA, at feeing her Scheme had succeeded according to her Wishes, fell on her Knees at the Feet of the Statue of Diana, and addressed the Goddess in the following Manner. " O thou that knowest the inmost Recesses of the human Heart, be my true Witness, with what painful La bour I have supported Life since the Death of my beloved Husband, with what Difficulty I have pre- vented these Hands from putting a Period to my own Existence ! with what Indifference I have be- held all the Objects of this fleeting Scene, and enjoyed no other Pleasure that the Hopes of executing that Vengeance which I have this Day compleated. " And now, with the greatest Pleasure I go to meet she Shade of the dear Companion of my Soul, who, in Life or Death, I always loved much better than myself s And thou inhuman Tyrant, who haft long disgraced the Throne of Candia, tremble at the Vengeance of the Gods, which now awaits thee ; and instead of the nuptial Bed, give Orders for preparing a lading Couch in the darksome Apartments of the Tomb ; For I have offered thee a Sacrifice to the Shade of the injured ARISTES." ANTILISTOS, who already felt the fatal Effects of the poisonous Draught, loft his wanted For- titude ; his brutal Courage forsook him, Convulsi- ons seized every Part of his Body, his Body, he fell at the Feet of the Statue, and, with a Groan that terrified the whole Assembly, yielded up his Breath. SABINA, feeing theTyrant expire, lifted up her Eyes to Heaven, and cried out, " My dear ARISTES, thou Source of all my earthly Comfort, I have bestowed on thy Death my last utmost Gift, my Tears and Vengeance. Nothing farther remains for me to perform. I fly from the World to meet thee, my Lord, my Husband. And ye immortal Powers that direct the Affairs of this sublunary World, pardon this daring At- tempt, in executing that Vengeance which be- long to you. Surrounded with Objects that attrait the Senses from their Duty, and agitated by Commotions that lead the Mind affray, the belt are continually subject to Errors We fee every Thing through the Cloud of Passion, which, like the Mists of the Morning, magnifies every Particular, and at once augments our Misfortunes, and stimulates us with the Desire of Revenge. But I feel the chilling Poison at my Heart ; the material Objects vanish from my Sight, and the tenebrous Veil of Darkness surrounds my Head. Farewel, ye earthly Man- sions : I fly to meet thee, my dear ARISTES, thou inseparable Companion of my Soul." At these Words she fell at the Feet of the Statue, and expired. Thus fell the Tyrant ANTILISTOS, and, by hisFall, paid at once theLife he had often forfeited to Justice ; and freed his Country from that op- pressive Yoke under which it had long groaned. And we should do well to remember, that the Ven geance of Heaven, though it may sleep for a Time, will at last burst on the Heads of all those who de- spise the Maxims of Justice, and laugh at the Precepts of Virtue, defy the Frowns of Heaven, and challenge the Arm of Omnipotence to strike the Blow. For then we should be careful of our Actions, and make the Happiness of our Fellow- Mortals a principal Concern ; we should be care- ful how we pass the inchanting Gardens of Plea- sure, and never venture to sleep on the Couch of Intemperance : We should fly the beaten Paths that terminate in Destruction, and walk steadily in those that will certainly conduct us to Happiness and Joy. E O F RICHARD WILLS, LINEN- DRAPER, At the BLACK- MOORS- HEADS, in Stall- Street. Long Lawns from 17d to 5s. per Yard ; Clear ditto from 20d. to 4s. 6d.— Three- quarters, Seven- eights, and Yard wide Irish Cloths, from lod. to 6s. per Yard. The SHOP to be Lett. A PERSON of a fair Character, capable of instructing Young Gentlemen in the CLASSICKS, and who can assist in teaching WRITING, ACCOUNTS, & C. is immediately WANTED, in a BOARDING- SCHOOL ( where most of the Liberal Sciences are taught) about forty Miles from BATH. For further Particulars, enquire of the Printer of this Paper ; who will take Care to have all Letters answered, which come to his Hands, Poll- paid, in Consequence of this Advertisement. BRISTOL Guildhall, May 25, 1761. THis is to give Notice, THAT the SALE of the Materials of the several Houses upon or near the Bridge of BRISTOL, advertised to be fold Tomorrow, is postponed ' till TUESDAY the 30th Day of JUNE next ; when the fame will be fold, at the Ex- CHANGE- COTFEE- HOUSE, in CORN- STREET, BRISTOL, between the Hours of One and Two of the Clock in the Afternoon ; in the same Lots, and subject to the fame Conditions of Sale as before advertised ; and that such Houses may be viewed from and after the 24th Day of said June, ' till the Day of Sale, by applying to Mr. JAMES BRIDGES, Architect, or to Mr. WM. RICHARDS, Broker, in CORN- STREET, BRISTOL. By Order of tie Trustees, THOMAS SYMONS, Clerk. Taunton Turnpike. JUNE 2, 1761. FOR Want of a sufficient Number of Commissioners meeting this Day, Notice is hereby given, That a General Meeting is ap- pointed to be held at the Guildhall of TAUNTON, on Tuesday the 13d Inst. at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon 5 when it is intended to elect new Commissioners in the Room of several Commis- sioners deceased, ROGER HOARE, Clerk to the Commissioners. WANTED, Two APPRENTICES, To a Shoe- Maker, and a Taylor, In good Business in the City of BATH. Enquire of the Printer of this Paper.— All Let- ters must be free of Postage. By VIRTUE of His Majesty's Royal Letters Patent, The following Medicines ºire Sold at Mr. New- bery's Ware- House, the Bible and Sun in St. Paul's Church- Yard, opposite the North Door of the Church, London ; by C. Pope and Co. at the Printing- office in Stall- Street; Messrs. Leake and Frederick, Booksellers; Mr. Lambe, Grocer; and Mr. Duperre, Perfumer, in Bath; and by Mr. Cadell, Mr. Brown, Mr. Palmer, and Mr. Ward, Booksellers, in Bristol: DR. James's Powder for Fevers, and other Inflammatory distempers, which it a very safe and pleasant Medicine to take, will re- move ( as has been experienced in many Thousand Cases) any continual acute Fever in a few Hours, though attended with Convulsions, Lightheadedness, and the worst Symptoms: But, if taken in the Begin- ning of a Fever, one Dose is generally sufficient to perform a Cure, It is likewise a most effectual Re- medy for all internal Inflammations, Pleurisies, Quin- sies, acute Rheumatisms, and the Lowness of Spirits and Uneasinesses proceeding from flow and latent Fe- vers, which are generally mistaken for Vapours and Hystericks. It is extremely effectual in the Small- Pox, Measles, and St. Anthony's Fire, and a Jingle Dose remarkably flops the Progress of a Cold, and cer- tainly prevents the ill Consequences arising from that very common Disorder, the Source of almost all Dif- tempers. Price is. 6d. the Paper, containing four Doles. WHOEVER are inclin'd to become Adventurers in thé PRESENT STATE- LOTTERY, may be supply'd with TICKETS By William and Robert Clement, LINEN- DRAPERS, in Wade's- Passage, BATH. In this Lottery ( notwithstanding there are TWO Prizes of TEN THOUSAND POUNDS each, besides Thirty- eight other Capital ones) there are but very little more than FOUR Blanks to a Prize ! ( and no Prize of less Value than Twenty Pounds ! ) each Blank valued at six Pounds, which we buy, as alio the Prizes, ( and likewise Blanks, or Prizes, of former Lotteries ; or we give in Exchange for them, Tickets, Shares or Chances, in the present Lottery) and give the most Money for either of them as soon as they are drawn. And in order to accommodate all those of this City, and its Neighbourhood, or others who resort hither, ( that please to favour us with their Commands) who don't like to risk all they intend to venture, on one Number, but rather chuse a Part, in several : We have therefore divided, a Variety of Tickets, into Shares, and Chances, such as, Halves, Quar- ters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, ( a single one of ei- ther Share, or Chance, any one Person, may be furnished with ; the Money arising from them, will be paid by us, as soon as they are drawn; which we propose felling here, every Day, at the fame Price, and on the very fame Terms, and Con- ditions, as they are fold, by the principal Brokers of Credit, in London. The Price of Chances, Shares, and Tickets, this Day, are as follow : Greatness, was determined to put a Period to the Life of ARISTES, flattering himself that SABINA, when deprived of her Husband, would listen to his Proposals, and sacrifice her Virtue to the inchant- ing Ideas of Power and Splendor. Filled with this detestable Project, he employed a Person long practised in the Path of Wickedness to put it in Practice. Accordingly the inhuman Monster re- paired to the House of ARISTES, and, under Pre- tence of communicating to him a Secret of the last Importance, stabbed him to the Heart with a Poinard. SABINA now deprived of a Husband she adored, abandoned herself to the most frantic Grief; and when her first Passions subsided, became a Prey to Melancholy and Despair. In this Condition she was visited by her Friends, who used every Method to comfort her, and employed every Argument to persuade her to leave the Place, where every Object increased her Distress, by renewing the Idea of her beloved Companion. But she was deaf to their Advice, and seemed determined to continue in that Retreat where she had enjoyed so many Hours with her dear ARISTES. In this Manner she continued to brood over her Sorrows, and meditate on her Grief,' till at last the Tyrant ANTILISTOS renewed his Solicitations, and even offered to make her his Partner in the Throne of Candia. Her Grief, at hearing the very Name of that abandoned Monster of Impiety, knew no Bounds, and had not her Friends inter- posed, she had certainly sacrificed the Messenger who brought so detested an Offer to the Means of her Husband. But her Senses in a few Moments resumed their Sent, and her Desire of revenging the Death of ARISTES prevailed upon her to lig- nisy that she was ready to embrace the Honour intended her by the Prince of Candia. The Messenger returned with the welcome News; to ANTILISTOS, who, eager to enjoy what he had The Purchasers of Shares, are entitled to Part of the Prizes, and Blanks,— the Purchasers of Chances, to the Prizes only. We register Tickets, Shares, and Chances, ( whither bought of ourselves, or of others) at Sixpence each Number, and the earliest Notice of their Success will be sent by the first Post: ( from London) to any Part of Great Britain or Ireland. All Letters, Port- paid, or Orders lent by the News- men or others, will be punctually answered, and Schemes of the Lottery given gratis. The Draw- ing of the Lottery will begin on Monday the 16th of November next, at Nine o'Clock in the Morn- ing. The Prizes and Blanks in this Lottery, like all other Stocks, ( on account of the very great Prospect of Peace) will fell for much more Money than they otherwise would have done, had the War been like to continue; and it is not unlikely but that Tickets will very soon be much higher, ( so now is the Time to purchase them, or never) es- pecially as a general Opinion prevails ( in case Peace suddenly succeed the meeting of the ap- pointed Congress, of which there is but very little Doubt) that there will be no mure Latteries for many Years, Doses. Dr. John Hooper's Female Pills, Universally esteemed the best Remedy against those ge neral Complaints which the Fair Sex are subject to; they cleanse, purify, and cause a free Circulation of the Blood, and remove all Obstructions ; whereby Health is recovered, and the Patient who looked like Death, restored to a lively Complexion. Price is. the Box. Mr. Greenough's Tincture for the TEETH, well known for its Excellence in cleansing, whitening, fastening, and preserving the Teeth, and curing the Scurvy in the Gums. — Price is. the Bottle. Mr. Greenough's Tincture for the TOOTH- ACH, which relieves the most violent Pain of the Teeth in a few Minutes, as has been ex- perienced by Thousands. Price is. the Bottle. The Stomachic Lozenges, which are the pleasantest and most effectual Remedy yet discovered for Disorders of the Stomach and Beweis. They cure the Chalk, and all fixed Pains of the Stomach, Indi- gestion, Wind, cold Phlegm, and Want of Appetite; and immediately relieve the Heart- burn, and four Risings, and prevent the ill Effect of hard Drinking, especially of bad Vine, four Punch, stale Beer, & c. —. Price is. 6d. the Box. . The Pectoral Lozenges of TOLU, Being a pleasant and most effectual Remedy, for all tickling Coughs, Catarrhs, fore Throats, Hoarsenesses, and Defluxions on the Lungs; for they sheaththe Acri mony of the Humours, heal the Rawness and Soreness of the Breast, and promote Expectoration. — Price is the Box. Dr. Robert Eaton's Styptick, which is a sovereign Remedy in all inward Bleedings, Vomit- ings, and Spitting of Blood, or Bleeding at the Nosey & c. Price 2s. 6d. the Bottle, or a smaller Sort at is. 6d. [ see a Character of this Medicine in Dr. Cheyne's Book, entitled, The Natural Method of curing the Diseases of the Body and Mind.] The BALSAM of HEALTH, Or, ( as it is by some Persons called) the BALSAM of LIFE, which being a Composition of the finest natural Balsams and balsamic Herbs, is the most admirable Vulnerary in Nature, curing all fresh Wounds at once or twice dressing, and is a most excellent Remedy in Chronic Disorders, viz. the Rheumatism, Gout, Asthma, Wind Cholic, Gravel or Stone in the Kidnies, and all inward Decays and Weaknesses.— Price is. 6 d. the Bottle. The Proprietor of this Balsam having fully established his Property ( as may be seen by tie Pro- ceedings concerning it in the High Court of Chancery) now offers it to the Public at is. 6d. the Battle, tho' that which is called the Balsam of Life is sold for 3s, 6d. As Counterfeits of the above Medicines are hawked about' the Country, the Public are desired to be particularly careful to apply for them to Mr. New- bury, at the Bible and Sun in St. Paul's Church- Yard, opposite the North Door of the Church, or to those who are impowered to sell them in different Parts of Great- Britain, Ireland, and the Colonies Abroad, under his Hand and Seal. Mr. GARRICK took Leave of the Publicfor this Season, at Drury- Lane Theatre, on his Majesty's Birth- Day, ' with the following Address. WHILE all is Feasting, Mirth, Illumination! And but one Wish goes thro' this happy Nation ; While Songs of Triumph mark the golden Time, Accept, for once, our grateful Thanks in Rhyme; In plain, but honest Language, void of Art; Simplicity's the Language of the Heart— We shun poetic Ornaments, we scorn ' em; Your bounties want no Fiction to adorn ' em : Tho' in continued Streams your Favours flow'd, We still have ask'd, and you have still bestow'd, Have granted each Petition o'er and o'er,. Yet we, like other Beggars— ask for more. What can we ask, blest with such Favours past ? This only— that those Favous still may last. May this Day's Joy return with many a Year, And, when it comes, with added Joys appear! May Art and Science reach the top most Heights, May ev'ry Muse prepare for nobler Fligths ? May ev'ry Blessing ev'ry Hour encrease, And all be crown'd with that chief Blessing Peace ! May he, that Briton- born, who glads all Hearts, Who to this Land unbounded Love imparts, Unites each Party, ev'ry Art befriend, And e'en to this poor Spot a Smile extends; May he, in Fame, our warmest Hopes out- run, As you in Happiness— for both are one ; O may the Summer answer to the Spring! And that it may, good Heav'n— Long live the King!' /. 3, d. A Sixteenth Chance o 9 0 - 625 An Eighth Chance - o i8 0 By which 125°- A Quarter Chance - i 16 0 J may he 2500 A Half Chance — 3 10 0 gain'd 5000 A Whole Chance - 7 0 0 1oooo A Sixteenth Share 0 n 0 625 An Eighth Share - 1 10 0 By which 12 50 A Quarter Share - 3 0 0 may be 2500 A Half Share 6 0 0 gain'd 5000 A Whole Ticket 11 16 0 1oooo I ] The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. I43 At UBELEY, In a retired and healthy Situation, about three, Miles from CHEW- STOKE, Somerset, Is open'd a Grammar- School. Where YOUNG GENTLEMEN are Boarded and instructed in Classical Learning, By the Reverend Mr. G R I G G : Who also teaches Writing and Arithmetic. His Terms are SIXTEEN POUNDS a Year, and a GUINEA Entrance. The BATH and BRISTOL Flying Stage Post- Chaises, SET out from the White- Hart in, Stall- Street, BATH, every Morning; one at Eight o'Clock, the other at Ten ; and put up at the White- Lion in Broad- Street, BRISTOL :— Will set out from thence every Evening, one at Four o'Clock, the other at Six.— To carry Passengers at 3s. each. There will also One set out every Morning from the said White- Lion in Bristol, at Eight o'Clock, or Ten, if required ; which goes to the aforesaid White- Hart, and returns again from thence every Evening at Four, of Six . These Chaises will carry only two Passen- gers each, unless a third should be agreeable to the Company; BATH, Thursday June 18, 1761. The Nobility— the Gentry— the Ladies— the Gentlemen — and in general all of Learning and Distinction — are hereby invited, Exactly at Eight this Evening, At the TOWN- HALL, By the Chevalier TAYLOR, Oph. P. Imp. and Royal, At a Specimen of his Academical ORATIONS, On the Art of preserving Sight— on the Changes of the Eye from the Affections of the Mind— and lastly, an the Art of Pleasing— the Eye— the Ar- gument,— as given in various Languages, before all the crowned Heads and sovereign Princes of Europe, without Exception. Three hundred are hereby invited to be present — Tickets to that Number will be' delivered this Day at the Parade Coffee- House— between the Hours of Twelve and One.— Tickets for the La dies of Distinction, as usual, ( on fending their Names) entirely free— Those for the Gentlemen, to support the Expences, as Wax- Lights, Print- ing, Attendance, & c. the Trifle of is. 6d, for the Person who regulates the Whole— The Che- valier, to oblige every Gentleman and Lady pre sent, will cause to be delivered free, on arriving at the Hall, a Plan of the Arguments of' the Night. As in Dublin, Edinburgh, and York, as well as in every Foreign Court, ( without Excep- tion) the greatest Personages, the Nobility, and the Learned of both Sexes, were ever curious to attend on These Occasions, ' tis presumed the same will be the Sentiments of all of Learning and Distinction now in this City. Sunday's and Monday'ª POSTS From the LONDON GAZETTE. Germany, DUSSELDORP, June 5. HE Troops that were encamped near this Place, were forced into Canton merits by the1 bad Weather ; but all Appearance the three Camps wilt be again formed in a few Days, and march forward. It is thought the Army will be assembled between Dorsten and Haltern. Holland, HAGUE, June 9. The Prince of Soubise was expected at Welti, but not yet arrived the 6th It was expected that his Army would begin its Operations about the 15th Instant: A great De- sertion prevailed amongst them, and especially amongst their Cavalry. [ Thus far the GAZETTE.] Ireland. DUBLIN, June, 5. Yesterday being the Anni- versary of his Majesty's Birth- Day, the Right Hon. Nathaniel Clements, Esq, Ranger of the Phoenix Park, entertained several of the Mobility and Gen- try at the Lodge in that Park, where the Evening was concluded in the following Mannar: On the firing off Rockets, the Wood adjoining the Lodge, the Lawn between the Lodge, and theRoad, to- gether with the Wings of the Lodge were illumi- nated by Lamps, so disposed as to form the Letters G. R. crowned in sundry Parts,, which with the Sereneness of the Evening presented a most pleasing Prospect: A Concert of French- Horns, & c. placed in the Wood, entertained the Company until the Fire- Works began to play ; in which were ex- hibited Variety of Catherine- Wheels, running Rockets,. Serpents, & c. divided into four Acts, between each of which the Music performed seve- ral Pieces. Variety of Liquor was distributed to the Populace,- who drank his Majesty's Health around a very large Bonfire: The Whole was concluded With a grand Ball, where the Company made a most elegant Appearance. The following Ode, composed by Benjamin Victor, Esq. and set to Music by Mr, Dunbourg, was performed at the Castle, by Order of the Lords Justices. HIBERNIA late, in mournful Mood, By the soft Murmurings of the Flood Sat- pensive: From the Sister Shore Swift- darting Fame a lovely Picture bore ! Hibernia charm'd ! her Joys express'd! And thus her much- lov'd- Sons address'd— RECIT. accompanied. Behold ! in all the Bloom of Spring ! Another GEORGE ! A Briton King! AIR Great Day of Hope! blest Youth! renown'd ! Belov'd; with every Virtue crown'd! To thee our longing' Eyes we raise! The Promise of auspicious Days ! Da Capo. FULL CHORUS. Behold ! in all the Bloom, of Spring ! Another GEGRGE ! A Briton King. Air. Hov'ring Angels catch the Sound! Waft it thro' the Regions round ! Peace, fad Wanderer! turn this Way, Listen to the alluring Lay! And hither with thy foiling Train, O turn thy frighted Steps again. Da Capo. RECIT. With War's wide wasting Sword oppress'd! Ah ! who will give the harrass'd Nation Rest ? To thee, O GEORGE! ! afflicted Nature flies! To thee ! for her surviving Son, she, cries? For thou can ft heal her rankling Wound, And raise her Beauties from the Ground! DUETT. Gracious to this favour'd' Isle! Hibernia as Britannia dear! Shall share alike her Sov'reign's Smiles, And GEORGE in Halifax appear! Da Capo. RECIT. Our Monarch, as the surest Means to bless, Blends with his own, his People's Happiness. AIR. ' Tis Thine to rule thy ' native Land! Blest with each endearing Ait: Alike to charm, as to command Obedience, in the captiv'd Heart. Da Capo. RECIT, Hibernia, honour'd iii her Claim, " Delights to boast her faithful Flame! FULL CHORUS. Her Sons unite! with Transport sing! Behold! from the Imperial Spring! A Briton bom ! a Patriot King! the Troops of his Britannic Majesty; and the same Proportion of Tonnage is to be allowed to the Officers and Soldiers which the English Troops have. carried awàv by the Allies about two Years ago. It is said thaþ Intelligence was received that Mar- shal Broglio had concerted with feme Members of the Chapter of Hildesheim to fortify it, in such a- Màsrier,. tliat a proper Force might make a consi- derable Stand there. Advices from the Hague, fay,—" The Last Letters from London and Paris give Room to think that the Reports of a Peace are not ill founded.' Thé Letter s from Salisbury by Yesterday's Post say, that there was a sensible Shock of an Earthquake at Shaftesbury on Tuesday Noon. On, Wednesday Last the Agent to the Captors of Senegal, finished paying the Prize Money at the Senegal Coffe- House, when the; Share of each Captain of the Men of War, amounted to 1071l. 8s. 6d. Lieutenants 13Il. IIs. 6d. Warrant Officers 5ol. Petty Officers 17I. 14s. 6d. Com- mon Men and Laud Forces 4I. each. DEATHS. David Montolieu, Baron de St. Hippolite,: General of Foot in his Majesty's Ser- vice.— Digby Dent, Esq. one of the Commission- ers of the Navy,— William Moseley, Esq.— Right Hon, Margaret Countess of Coningsby.— Right Hon. Lady Mansel. London, June 13. As the following interesting Intelligence was received here by Express, MONDAY Morning, the Proprietors of this Paper ( in order to convince the Public of their Readiness on all Occasions to render themselves deserving the many Favours conferred on them) printed that Day an Extraor- DINNRYBATH GAZETTE ; knowing it was imposs sible any Person cou'd receive the London GA- ZETTE EXTRAORDINARY ' till WEDNESDAY, unless by Express, at a vast Expence. And notwithstanding some Thousands were printed, scarce a tenth Part of our constant Customers were supplied j the Demand for them being so ama- zingly great!— We therefore thought it highly necessary to insert it in our weekly Paper, to pre- vent any of our Friends being disappointed.] The London Gazette Extraordinary, published SUNDAY Evening. WHITEHALL, June 14, 1761. LAST Night Major Rooke and Capt. Barton arrived from Belleisle with the following Letters from Major- General Hodgson, and the Hon. Commodore Keppel, to the Right Hon. Mr. Secretary Pitt. Island of BELLEISLE, June 8. SIR,.— I have the Honour to acquaint you, that the Citadel of Palais surrendered Yesterday to his Majesty's Arms.. This Letter and the Ca- pitulation I do myself the Honour to send you by the Hands of Major Rooke, who will inform you of every Particular relative to the Siege, that you may think fit to lay before his Majesty. I have the Honour to be, & c. S. HODGSON. Valiant, Belleisle Road, June 8. SIR,—- I have the Pleasure to inform you of the Surrender of the Citadel of Palais, and a Copy of the Articles of Capitulation I have the Honour to inclose you. I shall as speedily and conveni- ently as possible, fend the French Garrison to the Main; and keep the Squadron under my Order, in Readiness for any Commands his Majesty may have for it. Major- Gen. Hodgson, by his constant Appro bation of the Behaviour of the Battalion of Ma rines landed from the Ships and Fleet under hi Command", gives me the pleasing Satisfaction of acquainting you of it, that his Majesty may be informed of the Goodness and spirited Behaviour of that Corps. I have sent Home Capt. Barton, who will in- form you of any Particulars you are desirous of knowing. I am, & c. A. KEPPEL. Arriv'd a Mail from HOLLAND. Germany. BERLiN, June 2. The Armies seem to be Very quiet in Pomerania, Saxony, and Silesia. L IGNITZ, May The King of Prussia Head- Quarters are still at Kuntzendorf, three Quarters of a Mile from Schweidnitz. His Ma- jesty seems resolved to stay there some Time, for he is railing Redoubts round the. Village. DRESDEN, May 16. Marshal Daun's Force, since his Junction with General Guafco, is very considerable. Some of his Dispositions seem to indicate that lie intends to attack Prince Henry, whose Army doth not exceed 35 or 40,000 Men ; whilst the Army of the Empire, reinforced by some Austrian Regiments, marches straight to Berlin ; the Inhabitants of which City, accor- ding to some Accounts, are retiring with their belt Effects. We are informed from very good Authority, that our Government arid M. Bussy go on with the Negotiations of Peace in an amicable Mari- ner, and that there - is a great Probability of bringing it to a speedy and happy Conclusion. Last Week the Freedom of the City of Dublin in a Gold Box was presented to Admiral Hawke. It is now said that Sir Edward Hawke and Commodore Lord Howe, will most certainly fail with the Expedition Fleet in a few Days, on board of which not less than 10,000 Forces are to be embarked. A Camp is ordered to be marked out on Houn- slow Heath. Letters from Hanover of the 2d Instant advise. that they expected the Campaign to open every Day. The English Troops, who were encamped in the Neighbourhood of Hamelen, are marched towards Warbourg, where a considerable Force is assembling under General Sporcken. The City of Munster is made a complete Fortress, abundantly furnished with Provisions and Stores, and strong enough, both by Nature and Art, with a Garrison of 4000 Men to resist a whole Army: So that the Apprehensions of its being attacked, are all vanished. Besides, before the French could attempt to fit down before it, it behoved them to dislodge theHereditaryPrince from his advantageous Position near Notteln, wich would be a Work of Difficulty. The Swedish Court hath sent to hire Houses at Augsbourg for their Plenipotentiaries at the Con- gress, all the Members of which are expected there by the Beginning of July. The Inhabitants of Hildesheim have been thrown into a great Confirmation by Orders issued by Prince Ferdinand to raze the Fortifications of that City. The Cannon of the Ramparts were Capitulation of the Citadel of BELLE- ISLE, made June 7, 1761; PRELIMINARY ARTICLE. The Chevalier de St Croix, Brigadier in the King's Army, and Commandant of the Citadel of Belleisle, proposes that the Place shall surrender on the 12th of June, in Cafe no Succours arrive before that Time ¡ and that in the mean. While; iioWórks should be carried on, on eitherSide, nor any Ait of Hostility, nor any Communication be tween the English besieging, and the French be sieged. Ans. Refused. Art. 1. The entire Garrison shall march thro' the Breach with the Honours of War, Drums beating, Colours flying, lighted Matches, and three Pieces of Cannon, with twelve Rounds each Each Soldier shall have fifteen Rounds in his Car touch- Box. All the Officers,- Serjeants, Soldiers and Inhabitants, are to carry off their Baggage The Women to go with their Husbands. Ans. Granted, in favour of the gallant Defence which the Citadel has made, under the Order of the Chev. de St. Croix. Art. 2. Two covered Waggons shall be pro vidéd and the Effects which they carry shall be deposited in two covered Boats, which, are not to be visited. Ans. The cover'd Waggons are refused, but Care shall be taken to transport all the Baggage to the Continent by the shortest Way. Art. 3. Vessels shall be furnish'd for carrying the French Troops by the shortest Way into the nearest Ports of France, by the first fair Wind. Ans. Granted. Art. 4. The French Troops that are to embark are to be victualled in the lime Proportion with Ans. Granted. Art. 5. When the Troops shall be embarked, a Vessel is to be furnished for the Chevalier de St. Croix, Brigadier in the King's Army to M. de la Ville the King's Leiut. to Mons. de la Garique. Colonel of Foot, with Brevet of Com- mandant in the Absence of Chevelier de la Croix ; and to the Field- Officers,-' including three of the Artillery and Engineer as also for the three Pieces of Cannon ; as well as for the Soldiers of the Cour Royale, to be transported to Nantz, with, their Wives, Servants; and the Baggage which they have in " the Citadel, which is not to be visited. They are to be victualled in the same. Proportion' with the English Officers of the lame Rank. Ans.- Care shall be taken that all those who are mentioned in this Article shall be transported, without Löfs of Time, to Nantz, with their Baggage and Effects, as well as the three Pieces of Cannon, granted by the first Article. Art. 6. After the Expiration of the Term mentioned in the first Article, a Gate of the Ci- tadel ft13. ll be delivered up to the Troops of his Britannic Majesty ; at which there. shall be kept, . French Guard of equal Number, until the King's Troops- shall march out to embark. Those Guards shall be ordered to permit no English Sol- dier to enter, nor no French Soldier to go out. Ans. A Gate shall be delivered to the Troops of his Britannic Majesty, the Moment the Capitulation is . signed; and an equal Number of French Troops shall occupy the same Gate, Art. 7. A Vessel shall be furnished to the Com- missaries of War, and to the Treasurer, in which they may carry their Baggage, with their Secre- taries, Clerks, and. Servants, without being mo- lested or visited. They shall be conducted, as well as their Troops, to the nearest Port of France. Ans. Granted. Art. 8. Mess. de Taille, Captain General of the Garde Coste ; Lamp, Major; two Lieute- nants of the Cannoneers of the Garde Coste, and ninety Bombardiers ; Cannoneers, Serjeants, and Fusileers; Gardes Costes of Belleisle, paid by the King, shall have it in their Choice to remain in the Island, as well as all the other Inhabitants, without being molested, either as to their Persons or Goods. And if they have a Mind to fell their Goods, Furniture, Boats, Nets, and in general any Effects, which belong to them, within six Months, and to pais over to the Continent, they shall not be hindered ; but, on. the Contrary, they shall have proper Assistance, and the necessary Passports. Ans. They shall remain in the Island, under Protection of the King of Great- Britain, as the other Inhabitants-, or shall be transported to the Continent if they please, with the Garrison. Art. 9. M. Sarignon, Clerk of the Treasury of the French Troops, the Armourer, the Bour- geois Cannoneers, the Store- keepers, and all the Workmen belonging to the Engineers, may re- main at Belleisle with their Families, or go to the Continent with the fame Privileges as above- mentioned. Ans. Granted. To remain in the Island, upon the fame Footing with the other Inhabitants, or to be transported with the Garrison to the Continent, as they shall think proper. Art. 10. The Roman Catholic Religion shall be exercised in the Island with the fame Freedom as under a French Government. The Churches shall be preserved, and the Rectors and other Priests continued: And, in Case of Death, they shall be replaced by the Bishop of Vannes. They shall be maintained in their Functions, Privileges, Immunities, and Revenues. Ans. All the Inhabitants, without Distinction, shall enjoy the free Exercise of their Religion. The other Part of this Article muß necessarily depend on the Pleasure of his Britannic Majesty. Art. it. The Officers and Soldiers who are m the Hospitals of the Town and Citadel, shall be treated in the fame Manner as the Garrison.; and after their Recovery, , they shall be furnish'd with Vessels to carry them to France. In the mean While, they, shall be supplied with Subsistance and Remedies ' till their Departure, according to the State which the Comptroller and Surgeons shall give in. Ans. Granted. Art. ii. After the Form mentioned in the preliminary Article is expired, Orders shall be given that the Commissaries of Artillery, Engi- neers', and Provisions, shall make an Inventory of what shall be found in the King's Magazines, out of which Bread, Wine, and Meat, shall be furnished to subsist the French Troops to the Mo- ment of their' Departure. Ans. They shall be furnish'd with necessary Subsistance'till their Departure, on the fame Footing with the Troops of his Britannic Majesty. Art. 13. Major- General Craufurd, as well as all the English Officers and Soldiers, who have beert made Prisoners since the 8th of April, 1761, inclusive, shall be set at Liberty, after the signing of the Capitulation ; and shall be disengaged from their Parole. The French Officers of dif- ferent Ranks, Volunteers, Servants, and Sol- diers, who have been made Prisoners since the 8til of April, shall also be set at Liberty. Ans. The English Officers and Soldiers, Prisoner of War in the Citadel, are to be free the Moment the Capitulation is signed. The French Officers and Sol- diers, who are Prisoners of War, shall be exchanged according to the Cartel of Sluys. All the above Articles shall be executed faith- fully on both Sides, and such as may be doubtful shallbe fairly interpreted. Granted, 144 After the Signature, Hostages shall be sent on both Sides for the Security of the Articles of the Capitulation. Granted. All the Archives, Registers, public Papers and Writings, which have any Relation to the Govern- ment of this Island, shall be faithfully given up to his Britannic Majesty's Commissary: Two Days shall be allowed, for the Evacuation of the Citadel; and the Transports necessary for the Embarka- tion, shall be ready to receive the Garrison and their Effects. A French Officer shall be ordered to deliver up all the Warlike Stores and Pro- visions; and, in general, every Thing which be- longs to his Mod Christian Majesty, to an Eng- lish Commissary appointed for that Purpose, and an Officer shall be ordered to shew us all the Mines and Souterains of the Place. S. HODGSON. A. KEPPEL. [ Thus far the Extraordinary Gazette.] Lift of the Officers Killed, Wounded, and PriSoners, BELLEiSLE, to June 4, 1761. KILLED.— Capt. Sir William Peer Williams, of Burgoyne's Light Horse ; Lieutenant Stone, of Lord Panmure's Regiment of Foot ; Lieu tenant Whittle, of the 2d Battalion of Rufane's ; Lieut. Morfon, of Major- General Crauford's Light Infantry WOUNDED.— Brigadier Howe ; Lieut. Chute, of Lieut. Gen. Whitmore's Regiment of Foot; Capt. Patterson and Lieut. Hutchinson, of Lord G. Beauclerk's Regiment of Foot ; Lieut. Ho . Norton Ivers, of the Earl of Loudohn's ditto ; Major Nesbitt, Capt. Faulkner, and Lieuts. Bromhead and Young, of Major- General Col- vill's ditto; Brigadier Desaguliers, Capt. Muckle, and Lieuts. Kindersly and M'Kenzie, of the Ar tillery ; Lieut. Col. M'Kenzie, Capt. Bell, Capt. Murry, Capt. Carruthers, and Lieuts. Haddock, Conway, and Hunt, of the Marines. PRISONERS.— Major- General Crauford, Capt. Preston, and Lieut. Bruce, his Aids de Camp ; Lieut. Majoribanks, of Lord G. Beauclerk's ; Capt. Gordon, and Capt. Cope, of Major- Ge neral Crauford's Light Infantry. An ODE, Addressed to his Excellency LordViscount LIGONIER, On the taking of Belleisle. Armia virumque cano. I. ONE Conquest more, to crown the Work begun, Thou'st seen, oh ! Genius of the Martial Race ! One glorious Act, by British Heroes done, To give thy Annals Dignity and Grate ; Bellona views her Fav'rite with a Smile, And points her out- stretch'd Finger to Belleisle. II. Sure when thyHand first grasp'd Britannia's Sword, Each Pow'r benign, and every Star decreed, To make thee lov'd, respected, and ador'd, Thy warlike Efforts thro' the Globe succeed For ev'nr Gale, since you receiv'd Command, Has wasted copious Laurels to the Land. III. Oh ! may'st thou still the Helm of Honour guide, ' Till Albion's Prowess all the World shall own, ' Till GEORGE gives Law to every Realm beside, And makes each Realm as happy as our own ; ' Till, like thy Soul capacious, we display Conquest, extensive as the Blaze of Day. The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. f V © L. I. ] General Tottleben, with his Light Troops, formed a Kind of Line . above Buttow, towards Tempelbourg: The . Left Wing was filing off towards Friedland; and the Remainder, with the Infantry, forming themselves near Stolpe. The Designs ot the Enemy were not yet known ; but in the mean While the Prussians formed a Chain against them from Colberg towards Coer- lin, along the right Side of the River Persante; and the Light Troops were posted at some Dis- tance in their Front, to be ready for the Opening of the Campaign. HAGUE, June 9. We hear, that on the 9th Inst. the Army of the Prince of Soubize was cantoned in such a Manner round Wesel, as to be able to march into Camp in the Space of twelve Hours : That a Bridge of Boats was laid at Mulheim, ano- ther at Dusseldorff, and a third at Wesel. On the 10th the Corps, that was encamped near We- sel, crossed the Lippe, and placed their Vanguard at Galen. The fame Day, the Corps, that had been at Desseldorff, arrived in the Camp at Wesel. That which was encamped at Rees, was to march the 10th, and was to join the Army at Padderbourg on the IIth. There is a prodigious Desertion among their Cavalry ; several of them have been seen here with their Horses and Accoutrements. Letters from Warsaw, of the 19th ult. say, that the Russians were actually advancing towards Silesia. [ Thus far the GAZETTE.] Wednesday's and Thursday'S POSTS From the LONDON GAZETTE. - ' LEIPZIG, June 5. IS. Prussian Majesty does conti- nue still at Kuntzendorff, and no- thing of any Sort has yet passed in Silesia. Every Thing remains quiet in the Camp of Schlettau, and the Army of trie Empire has not yet begun to move. Marshal Serbelloni has his Head- Quarter at Statelstein, and General Clefeld is at Hoff with a few Battalions. That Army is reported not to exceed 7 or 8ooo Men, and to be ill provided with every Thing. WESEL, June 8. We have received such Quantities of Forage, that our Magazines are larger than they were before the Accident that destroyed them. The Battering Train of Prince Soubise's Army is preparing, and the Cavalry are employed in twitting Hay ; so in a very few Days every Thing will be ready to open the Campaign. LIEGE, June 9. Our Cardinal Prince is a Candidate for thé vacant Bishopricks of Muns ter, and of Hildesheim ; the Pope having granted his Highness a Brief of Eligibility upon certain Conditions. HAMBURGH, June 9. We have Letters her from the Camp of the Prussians at Greiffenberg, dated the 2d of this Month, which say, that the Russians had passed the Vistula : That one Co lumn of them, said to consist of 20,000 Men were marching from Thorn to Posen. That which had been posted near Marienwerde was ad vanced to Mewa. The Camp composed of 18,000 Men near Dirschau, was moving towards Conitz and Tu chel. Arriv'd the Mails from Holland and Flanders. VIENNA, May 27. On the 21st Inst. Lieut. Gen. Baron deBeck, having advanced with 1000 Hussars and Dragoons, towards the Frontiers of Silesia, fell in, before Day- break, between Lowenberg and Greissenberg, with 200 Prussan Hussars of Mala- chowsky's Regiment, commanded by MajorLutfch, which he attack'd, routed, and took Half of them Prisoners, with one Captain, one Lieutenant, and one Major. The Commander saved himself, with few Hussars. PARIS, June 2. The Loss of Belleisle, when- ever if happens, will certainly animate our Court to exert new Efforts. His Majesty will have Peace ; the Négociation whereof will, by no' Means, be facilitated by any fresh Advantages of our Enemy's. Marshal Broglio waits the first Motion of Prince Ferdinand, in order to open the Campaign. Those who know the Country, anil the Devastations of the last Campaign, will not accuse the two Generals of Dilatoriness. All the Rumours of a Suspension of Arms are with- out Foundation. BREST, June 2. The Squadron which is equipping here and at Rochefort, will be more formidable than has been imagined. M. de Ble- nac, who is to have the chief Command, hath been ordered to repair to Court, in order to re- ceive Instructions concerning the Destination of his Squadron. London, June 16. M. de St. Croix, Governor of Belleisle, it is reported,, was almost compelled by the Garrison, and Inhabitants within the Citadel, to surrender up the same i which however was not done, nor any Thing preparatory thereto, ' till within just two Hours of the Time fixed on by General Hodg- son for storming it, and which Resolution he had sent in to the Governor with twelve Hours Time to consider of the fame. The Number of the Enemy slain during the Siege, is said to be very great. We are every Moment in Expedition of an- other Express from Belleisle, with the Particulars. An Express was sent off Yesterday Morning for Belleisle. Orders are given for all the Officers going out with the Expedition Fleet, to repair on board, on 0r before Saturday next. We hear that the Expedition Fleet, which is ready for Sea, is. to be commanded by Sir Ed- ward Hawke and Lord Howe. The Guns in St. James's Park, and at the Tower, were fired off at Eleven o'Clock on Sa- turday Night, on Occasion of the good News of the Surrender of Palais. We hear that after Major- General Crauford had the Misfortune to be taken Prisoner atBelle- isle, Lord Pulteney ( who had then the principal Command of the Royal Volunteers) gained im- mortal Honour by his gallant Behaviour. Near 1800 Letters were brought on Saturday Morning to the Post Office, which came by the Melampe Frigate from the Forces at Belleisle. By a Letter from Belleisle we are informed, General Hodgson, the reft of the English Officers, and the Chevalier de St, Croix, all dined together in the Town of Palais, on Monday last. It is said that Colonel Howe has had the Calf of his Leg carried off by a Cannon Ball, but is in a fine Way of doing well. Fourteen Waggons are taking in Stores at the Tower, which will soon set off for Portsmouth, to be delivered on board , the Expedition Fleet.— Among the rest, there are many Scaling- Ladders, a great Number of Wheel- Barrows, and other in- trenching Tools, with Timbers, & c. fit for con- structing Batteries: There are a great Number of other Articles, with a Train, of Artillery prepa- ring at Woolwich, to be embarked on board the said Fleet. It is with much Pleasure we hear of the in- tended Promotion of Admirals. Who will not rejoice at hearing of the Names Brett, Tyrrell Keppel, and Howe, being added to the present List? Major Parke Pepper, of his Majesty's 49th Regiment, is promoted to the Rank or Lieut. Colonel in the Army. Yesterday at Noon arrived an Express from Paris to Mons. Bussy. By a Letter from a Gentleman at Guadaloupe, dated April 28, to his Correspondent in Town, we are informed that every Thing remained quiet in that Island ; that the English Government was even extolled by the French Inhabitants; that near a thousand Persons from England and Ame- rica had arrived there, and fettled to Advantage, since its Reduction ; that the Number of Vessels usually employed were much increased; and that the next Ships would bring a prodigious Quantity of Sugar, & c. to England. A large Privateer under Prussian Colours, has taken 4. Swedish Vessels, very richly laden, and carried them into Embden : One of the largest of these Vessels fought the Prussians several Hours, during which a great many were killed and wounded on both Sides, It is now reported in all the Ports of Italy, that the formidable Armaments of the Turks, have been artfully exaggerated, in order to spread a Panick throughout the wholeMediterranean ; and that the Whole is nothing more than the usual Armament of the Bacha's Fleet, who is going, his Circuit, to collect in the Grand Signior's Duties, as Money is as much wanted in the Seraglio as at Versailles. From Constantinople there is Advice, that the Sultaness lately mentioned to be pregnant, was delivered of a Princess. A Venetian Frigate meeting with an Algerine Xebeque the Beginning of last Month near the Island of Cyprus, feigned at first to shun her, which the Algerine mistaking for Fear, she came up close along- side of the Frigate, and was pre- paring to board her, when the Venetian gave the Xebeque such a terrible Broadside as shattered her to Pieces, and every one of the Barbarians perish'd. On Saturday came on at the Court of King's- Bench, inWestminster- Hall, a Cause on action for the Defendant's Dog being loose, and biting the Plaintiff's Hand, so that he lost the Use of three of his Fingers; after examining several Witnesses, the Jury brought in a Verdict of 200l. and advised the Defendant to hang his Dog for Fear of further Mischief. BANKRUPTS. John Ulrice Passavant, of the City of Exeter, Merchant.—— Obed Porter, of Taunton St. James, in the County of Somerset, Serge- maker.— Joseph Llewellin and John Harris, of Bristol, Carpenters and Copartners. Bristol, June 17. Arriv'd at the Hot- Wells, Lord and Lady Mount- maurice, Col. Reycant, Capt. Baugh, Rev. Mr. Longveville, Rev. Mr. Altham, Mr. and Mrs. Lane, Mr and Mrs. Mee, Mr. and Mrs. Sher- brook, Mr. and Mrs Henry, Mr. Ashby, Mr. Hord, Sir. Colby, Mr, Coutts, Mr. Fryon, Mrs. Brumbow, Mrs. Cook, Mrs. Walker, Mrs. Fur- nivall, Miss Oliver, Miss Lewis, Miss Rich, Miss Barchard, Miss Vosy, Miss Thomas, Miss Wilson, Miss Savage, Miss Wroughton, Miss Husband, & c. & c. & c. Came in since our last, The Prosperous, Black, from Cork ; the Betsey, Lean, from Dublin ; the Hopewell, Pitt, and the Margaret and Mary, ***, from Oporto; the True Briton, Harbison, from Barbadoes ; the Cornwall, Duncomb, from Antigua ; the Oldbury, Watkins, and the Que- bec, Bishop, from St. Kitt's; St. Luccas, An- thony, from Bilboa; and the Kitty, Cowan, from Cork. Arrived, At Limerick, the City of Waterford, Kelly; at London, the Friendship, Rushton, and the Molly, Francis; and at Newfoundland, the Champion, Francis, ( all from this Port) at Bar badoes, the Success, Cookson, from New- York. The Favourite, **, of Bristol, from Africa for Jamaica, is carried into Martinico. Thursday was married at St. Augustine's- Church, Mr. Jacob Elton, to Miss Matthews. Sunday last was married at St. George's, in Kingswood, the facetious Mr. Young, of Lan dogo, to the agreeable Mrs. William Williams, late of Screwshole, with a Fortune of io, oool Sunday died Mr. Webb, Basket- Maker, in Christmas- Street. Sunday Morning last three of the Criminals confined in Newgate, viz. Abraham Smith, Wil- liam Hicks, and John Cope, made their Escape from thence, by forcing the Staples of the Door of the Apartment where they Were confined; and by the Assistance of Files and a Scaling- Ladder they had found Means to procure the Day before. Cope was retaken Yesterday at Bath, and in the Evening brought to his old Lodgings. Bath, June 18. The Public are desir'd to be careful to ask for the BATH CHRONICLE and WEEKLY GAZETTE publish'd by C. POPE and Comp. as the Proprietors of the Bath Advertiser ( a Saturday's Paper) have alter'd their Day of Publication to Thursday, since our proposals were first distributed, and like- wise pi- rated Part of our Title, viz. Bath Chronicle.--- We thereforegive this necessary Caution, lest they shou'd attempt to impose their Paper on the Public for THIS. Monday Morning, on receiving the Gazette Extraordinary, with the Particulars of the Sur- render of Belleisle, the Bells in all the Churches were, rang, and continu'd best Part of the Day. Sunday last was married at the Abbey Church, Mr. Lacon Lambe, an eminent Grocer of this City, to. Miss Mary Lander. Thursday last died here, in the 17th Year of her Age,, Miss Elizabeth Kelly, Daughter- in- Law to Bishop Garneþþ. Friday Morning died, Mrs. Parnell Morris, Widow, of this City. Sunday Night died, the Rev, Dr. Walker, Master of 3t. John's College in Oxford, and Principal of St. Edmund's Hall. last Night was buried, at the Abbey Church, Mr. Blatchly, Pastry- Cook, of this City; after which a Funeral Peal was rang, with the Bells muffled, Sunday last the most barbarous Murder that has been heard of for many Years, was committed between Hilperton and Trowbridge, on the Body of one Mary Allen, by several Men, who are as yet unknown. ' Tis thought they wanted to be rude with her, and her refusing to consent to it provoked them to be guilty of this horrid Crime. A very large Quantity of Blood was spilt on the Place where she was found ; and a Stick of an amazing Size was taken out of her Body, on its being open'd by Order of the Coro- ner.—. Humanity obliges us to omit many of the Particulars we have received concerning this shocking Affair, lest the Mention of it should make too great an Impression on the Minds of many of our Readers. Several Men have been taken up on Suspicion, but the Fact cannot yet be prov'd against. any of them. Yesterday the Hertfordshire Militia marched in here from Devizes, on their Way to Bristol, where they are to do Duty. About three Miles from the City they took a Deserter, belonging to the Guards, and two French Prisoners who had, made their Escape from Knowle. On the Receipt of the Gazette Extraordinary, published by us on Monday last, the Inhabitants of a great Number of Places where it was circu- lated, particularly at Wells, Glastonbury, Bridge- water, & c. ( where they had not before the least Intelligence of the Reduction. of Belleisle) im mediately testify'd their Joy on the Occasion, by ringing of Bells, & c. & c. Aft Order arrived Yesterday, for all the Men belonging to the Somersetshire Militia, who hap- pen'd to be here on Furloughs, to repair immedi- ately to the Head- Quarters at Wells ; as there will be great Rejoicings there this Day on Ac- count of the Reduction of Belleisle, and the Mi- litia will be all drawn out to fire several Voiles. Thursday last one Tucker had his Eye mot out, by a Stone being put ( thro' Carelessness, or with an evil Intent) into a small Cannon that was sired on Account of the Acquisition of Belleisle. Sunday Night Samuel West, Chairman being much disguised with Liquor, went to the New- Inn at Widcomb, in order to drink.; but they seeing him intoxicated, refus'd drawing him any Liquor, and prudently put him to Bed. The next Morning he was found almost dead under the Window, having fell from thence, tho' by what Means is uncertain. The greatest Care was im mediately taken of him, but he expired Mo Evening, having continu'd speechless all the 1 —' Tis supposed he mistook the Window the Door. The same Day, as several Boys were at Bradford, near a Pile of Board down and killed one of them on the last Friday a Boy was thrown from a Horse a Corsley, in the County of Wilts, and the Spot. Monday one Hamlet, a Gardener, of this City was found drowned in the River near B. He has been for some Time disordered in At Devizes Market, Thursday last, Wheat . from 26s. per Quarter to 33s. od. Barley 15s. toi6s. Oats from 13s. to 15s. Beans from . 13s. to 27s. Pease from - u. .0 23s. The following Lines were spoken extempore on , hearing of the Reduction of Belleisle Tune, God save the King. BRITONS rejoice again ; Belleisie with Britain join ; Now ' tis our own : Then lift your Glasses high, For this your Victory ;—, . Down with our Enemy ; Fix'd be our Throne. To LYSANDER. WHile these sad Lines unhappy AN n A Writes, She guides the Pen, but powerful Love indites. Read this, my dear LYSANDER,, read, and know When you are absent what I under go. Presaging Fears frt heavy on my Breast, Torment by Day, at Night forbid my Rest, My solitary Path I mourning. tread, Since you are gone, and all my Joys are fled. Will not your restless Nymph forgotten be ? Can you some Moments spare to think on me? Some skillful Muse inspire me with the Art By softest Verse to touch a Soldier's Heart ! To kindle up Love's gentle Fire again, If unextinguish'd any Sparks remain. Let Fortune where she will her Gift bestow, On those that ask them let her Favours ; Titles arid Wealth th' Ambitious may pursue I center all my Happiness in you. That Heav'n, to whom no Secret is But ev'ry Wish and Thought must View's not a Flame more pure, or Amongst the various Race of Woman All other Ti's I calmly cou'd endure. But your neglect wou'd wound beyond With Grief no Force of Reason can come Distract my Mind, and their my very My young Affections early gain'd Which as our Years increas'd still No Time, no Distance ever shall be ' Tis irrevocable, and sure as, Face. B 144. Regifters, Commissary : be allowed, for the Evacuation of the Citadel; neceifarv' vifions; iu Most Christian liih Commiffary ( hew Minas HODGSON.- Le Chevalier de St. CROIX.
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