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The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette

24/09/1761

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Date of Article: 24/09/1761
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[ 197] [ No. 50.] [ VOL. I.] Weekly A N D [ Price TWO- PENCE HALFPENNY.] Printed and publish'd by C. POPE, and C°. at the Printing- Office is 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, SEPTEMBER 24, 1761. APPLICATION. SINCE the Days that are past are gone for ever, and those that are to come, may not come to thee; it behoveth thee, O Man, to employ the present Time, without regreting the Loss of that Which is past, or too much depending on that which is to come. This Instant is thine, the next is in the Womb of Futurity, and thou knowest not what it may bring forth. Whatsoever thou resolvest to do, do it quickly ; defer not ' till the Evening what the Morning may accomplish. Idleness is the Parent of Want and of Pain ; but the Labour of Virtue briageth forth Pleasure. The Hand of Diligence defeateth Want ; Pros- perity and Success are the industrious Man's At- tendants. Who is he that hath acquired Wealth, that hath risen to Power, that hath cloathed him- self with Honour, that is spoken of in the City with Praise, and that standeth before the King in his Counsel ? Even he that hath shut out Idleness from his House ; and hath said unto Sloth, Thou art mine Enemy. He rises up early, and lyeth down late ; he ex- wisheth his Mind with Contemplation, and his Body with Action, and preserveth the Health of both. The slothful Man is a Burthen to himself, his Hours hang heavy on his Head: He loitereth about, and knoweth not what he would do. His Days past away like the Shadow of a Cloud, and he leaveth behind him no Mark for Remem- brance. His Body is Diseased for want of Exercise ; he wisheth for Action, but hath not Power to move ; his Mind is in Darkness, his Thoughts are con fus'd ; he longeth for Knowledge, but hath no Application. He would eat of the Almond, but hateth the Trouble of breaking its Shell. His House is in Disorder, his Servants are waste- ful and riotous, and runneth on towards Ruin : he seeth it with his Eyes, he heareth it with his Ears, he shaketh his Head, and wisheth, but hath no Resolution : ' Till Ruin cometh upon him like a Whirlwind, and Shame and Repentance descend with him to the Grave. Friday's and Saturday's POSTS. [*** No FOREIGN MAIL arriv'd.] London, September 17. UESDAY there was a very grand Council at St. James's, which sat ' till after Five o'Clock, . on Affairs, it is said, of great Importance. There were present the Earl of Granville, President, the Lord- Chancellor, the Duke of De- vonshire, the Hon. Mr. Pitt, the Earl of Bute, and several Noblemen and Gentlemen of the first Distinction. On the breaking up of which, three Messengers were sent Abroad. Yesterday there was a very extraordinary Levee at St. James's ; at which were the greatest Num- ber of Foreigners ever seen, with grand Equipages. It's said the hew Parliament will meet and sit for the Dispatch of Business 011 the Twenty second of October. Yesterday Orders were given for a Sloop to sail immediately to bring Mr. Stanley from the Court of France ; and this Morning Mr. Bussy took his Leave of Mr. Pitt, and is forthwith to return Home.— Notwithstanding all Reports to the Con- trary, we can assure the Public, that his Majesty and the Privy- Council have been along unani- mous as to the Terms upon which Peace ought to be made with France ; and that when the Con- ferences in Regard to that important Transaction are made public, as they probably will be, they will appear to have been conduced on our Part with the greatest Candor, Equity, and Magnani- mity, and on the Part of France with their usual Artifice, Insincerity, and Chicane. It is now said, that if the French do not agree to the Terms proposed by our Court, before the Beginning of next Month, the Grand Armament at Por smouth, which has lately been greatly rein- forced, will certainly sail the Beginning of next Month, some think for the West- Indies, to com- plete cur Conquest in that Quarter of the Globe. The People in Holland, from the Letters re- ceived from Silesia on the nth, hourly expect to hear of a Battle in Silesia. All Communication in Silesia is become so pre- carious, and the Accounts from thence are so va- rious, that nothing can be asserted with any real Certainty. This only seems to be clear, that both are in no little Perplexity, and that if the King of Prussia can either gain or avoid a Battle, the Con gress will be very speedily, opened at Augsbourg. A Letter from the Hague, dated Sept. 8, says, If the different Accounts we have received be well grounded, there are Matters of the last Importance in Agitation. Some Letters insinu- ate, that the Court of Petersburgh is much piqued that England will make no Abatement in her De- mands on France, as she had charged her Ambas- sador to act as Mediator in that Affair ; which once settled, the Differences between the other Powers at War would be easily adjusted." A Letter from Paris, Sept. 4, says, " The Ne- gotiations for a Peace meet with so many Obstruc- tions, that it is questioned whether they will be brought to a happy Issue this Year. Orders have been sent to the two Marshals in Germany to push their. Operations with all possible Vigour. We expect impatiently the News of their Success. Mean While, it is to be seared that we shall have Occasion for our Troops at Home. The Clergy begin to stir, and to talk big, especially those of Languedoc and Provence, who are instigated by the Jesuits. The Engines which these Fathers set to Work, and their Intrigues, seem to rouse the Attention of the Court, which has taken scarce any Cognizance of our Theological Dis- putes since the War with England began." Letters from Constantinople of the 1st of Aug. last make no Mention of an Insurrection, as was inserted in the foreign News papers same Time since. We are on the Eve ( say Letters from Ham- burgh, dated the 4th) of receiving News of the last Importance. From the Neighbourhood of Glogau they write, that the King of Prussia was surrounded in such a Manner, that he could re- ceive Subsistence by one Road only, and that not without much Difficulty ; so that he would be ab- solutely obliged, notwithstanding his Resolution to remain on the defensive, to come to an Action. The Friends of Prussia at Hamburgh flatter them- selves that he will get rid of the Ruffians, as usual, about the End of this Month; and will then have only Laudohn to Deal with ; but ( add these Letters from Hamburgh) we are well assured, that the Empress- Queen having represented to the Czarina, that it was highly essential to the Success of their Designs, that her Troops should keep the Field as long as the Austrians, her Imperial Ma- jesty of Russia returned for Answer, that she would send Orders to her Generals to continue their Operations ' till General Laudohn should be orde- red into Winter Quarters ; and that in order to take the Fieldlearly next Campaign, if the King of Prussia could not be brought to Reason this Year, she would leave it to her Majesty to regu- late their Winter Quarters as she should think most convenient. There are Letters in Town which mention, that French Agents are busy all over Spain in buying up large Vessels, which are to be conducted into the French Ports, by the former Proprietors, and afterwards converted into Privateers to cruize on the English, for the Benefit of the Merchant Ad- venturers of that Kingdom. By a Letter from Martinico there is Advice, that 12 Sail of Merchant Ships bad lately been taken, and sent in there, by a Privateer belong- ing to that Place ; and that seven Sail had been taken, and sent in by a Frigate arrived there from Old France. The Splendor of the Court of Mecklenburg- Strelitz was infinitely beyond the Conception of those who attended this important Errand. Lord Harcourt was received there with a Grandeur easier to be conceived than express'd. His Lord- ship never stirr'd without a Body - Guard to attend, him, which, we are informed, consisted of remar- kable till Men, Who made a very formidable and handsome Appearance. Her Majesty's Bro- ther. in the Service of Prince Ferdinand, accom- panied her to Cuxhaven, at the Mouth of the Elbe, but no farther, as has been so frequently reported. < ill> of the Hon. the Earl of Honcourt, that were at the Court of Mecklenburgh, have had Presents made them by the Duke of Meck- lenburgh and her Majesty's Sister, of a Gold Watch, a Gold Snuff- Box, and a curious Rine. Yesterday in the Afternoon upwards of 4500 Ship Letters, which came by the Leeward Island Fleet, were brought to the Post- Office ; but could not be delivered ' till this Day. Yesterday near 500 Debtors were discharged before the Lord- Mayor, at the Hustings at Guild- hall, from the Prisons of Ludgate and the two Compters. Monday an extraordinary Christening was cele- brated at Mr. John Hibbert's, a Collar maker, at Hessam, near Walton, in Surry, where two hundred People was assembled ; there was a whole Lamb roasted with a Pudding in the Belly, the Horns gilt ; two Buttocks of Beef, two Hams, two Gammons of Bacon, two Dozen of Fowls, six Plumb Puddings, a Butt of Beer, besides great Quantities of Punch, Wine, & c. This was a Present of his Wife's Father, and his Relations, who had promised to provide it at the Christening of the first Child after their Marriage. On a WATCH. ALL Men like Watches various Periods share. From thirty Hours unto threescore Year : And which more true or good, ' tis hard to say, An Horoscope of Gold, or one of Clay. False and imperfect both alike we find ; In that the Spring's in Fault, in this the Mind : In their mechanic Powers both agree ; Reason's a Ballance, Wisdom a Fusee : But if in either the me in Springs should fail Or over- act, these Powers nought avail. Thus if the Will be strong, the Fabric weak, The Constitution then of Course mutt break : Or if the Passions move or high or low, The Animal Machine's too fast or flow. But when its active Springs are duly coil'd, And not an Appetite or Sense is spoil'd ; When all Life's Movements mutually agree, And Soul with Body acts in Harmony ; This human Trinket then may go as true As any such- like kindred Trinkets do. And when at length each hath run out their Chain, Quite silent and inactive they remain, And with this Difference revive again : A human Hand shall those awhile restore, These one Almighty, and for evermore. Sunday's and Monday's POSTS. From the LONDON GAZETTE. Holland. HAGUE, Sept. < ill> HE Head- Quarters of the Ashed Army were on the 7th Inst. at Buhne, and the Position of the Enemy was as follows : Prince Xavier's Reserve en- camped between Greene and Eim- beck : The main Body of M. Broglio's Army between Sulbeck and Her ; a large Detachment before its Right, and another before its Left, on the Side of Moringen : Another Corps near Got- tingen, and smaller ones between that Place and Munden, to keep open the Communication. ----- Lieut. Gen. Stainville, with 36 Battalions at Graberstein, fronting the Dymel. M. Broglio had been for several Days in Person at Cassel. In consequence of the Attack made by the Ene- my on the 31st past, upon Gen. Luckner's Corps, and that of Gen. Freytagg, the Chasseurs of the Allied Army had been obliged to abandon some of the Denies of the Hartz, but they have since reoccupied them, Sept. 15. since Prince Ferdinand or Brunt- wick's Return from Hesse into Westphalia, no- thing of Consequence has happened between the two Armies. His Serene Highness occupied still, on the 11th Instant, his Camp at Buhne, and his Army extended down the Weser towards Hame- len. Several detached Corps of the French Army had before past through the Hartz Mountains, and had got Possession, by their great Superiority, of several considerable Passes. Some Corps of the Allies, under General Luckner, General Frey- tag, and Colonel Stockhausen, had been forced, after a brave Resistance, to retire farther buck ; and Prince Ferdinand, in order to secure the Town of Hanover, had directed Lieutenant Wat- genau, with the Body of Troops under his Orders, to cross the Weser at Grohnde, and to draw near to it ; but upon his Serene Highness's March into the Neighbourhood of Cassel, the French General, being apprehensive for his Communication with that Place, was obliged to go in Person, with a great Force, to secure it ; and our latest Accounts from Hanover assure us, that the Enemy had eva- cuated the Hartz, and had retired to Sesen. The Prince of Soubize keeps still behind the Lippe ; and for Fear of risking his Communication with Wesel, whilst the Hereditary Prince is so near him, contents himself with making Excursions, with Detachments of Light Troops, to the upper Part of that River. We have no direct News from his Serene Highness since the 8th instant, when his Head- Quarters were at Bockum, not far from Hamm. The Armies in Silesia had done nothing to the 1st of this Month ; and the combined Forces of Austria and Russia had found the King of Prussia's Position too difficult to attempt to drive him out. The Parliament of Paris has consented to regis- ter the French King's Edict, which suspends all farther Proceedings against the Jesuits for a Year ; but they have limited the Suspcnsion to the 1st of April of the next Year, and directed the first Pre- sident, to represent, in the strongest Terms, to the King their Master, the ill Consequences of pro- tecting that Society. r Portugal. LISBON, Sept. 2. His Serene Highness the young Prince of Beira was christened on Friday the 28th past, by the Names of Joseph Francis- Xavier dePaula- Domingos- Antonio- Augustiaho- Anostachio ; the King and Queen of Portugal being Sponsors. 0 ' *** 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 WEEKLY GAZETTE is circulated in London, Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter, Tiverton, Taunton, Bridgewater, Wells, Shepton- Mallet, Bruton, Frome, Gloucester, Cirencester, Tetbury, Malmsbury, Wotton- under- edge, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Hereford, Worcester, Kidderminster, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury, Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick, Oxford, Abingdon, Hungerford, Newbury, Reading, Salisbury, Heitsbury, Warminster, Westbury, Lavington, Bradford, Trowbridge, Melksham, Devizes, Corsham, Chippenham, Calne, Marlborough, Dorchester, Blandford, Shaftsburv Pool, Weymouth, Sherborne, & 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 ; at likewise by the Newsmen.---------- No Letters received, unless POST- PAID.——- At the Printing- office aforesaid may be had, all Sorts of PATENT MEDICINES. & c. 198 The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. [ VOL. London. WHITEHALL, Sept. 19. Letters from Sir Jeffery Amherst, dated Albany, August 13, give an Account, that the Operations against the Che- fokees, under the Command of Lieutenant Col. Grant, of the 4.0th Regiment of Foot, had been very lucky, and that every Thing had succeeded without a single Rub, though the Country would have been impenetrable had it been well defen- ded. Fifteen Towns, and all the Plantations in the Country, have been burnt ; above Fourteen Hundred Acres of Corn, Beans, Pease, & c. de- stroyed ; about 5000 People, including Men, Women, and Children, drove into the Woods and Mountains, where, having nothing to subsist upon, they must either starve, or sue for Peace. Colonel Grant says, that the Provincials have behaved well, as he always expected they would do, and that the Rangers have been very alert : They never made a Difficulty, and they seem now to dispise the Indians, as much as they were suspected to fear them before. That Major Mo- nypenny has been extremely diligent and atten- tive, and of great Use upon all Occasions : That the Officers, commanding the several Corps, have exerted themselves, and every body has behaved with a proper Spirit. Our Indians have been of great Use. Capt. Kennedy has had a great Deal of Trouble, and has Merit for taking so much Care of them, and for keeping them in so good Order. The Upper Chickesaws are quite a diffe- rent Species of People from any other Indians : They behaved remarkably well. If the Province does not reward them, it must be done at the Ex- pence of the Crown. Though they have been at War above a Twelve Month, they readily agreed to stay with Col. Grant as long as he pleased.— They said, they would ask nothing ' till the Ser- vice was over ; but the Preliminary Article was that when they went Home, they were to trust to the Colonel for their Presents. The Cherokees must certainly starve, or come info Terms ; and even in that Case, Col. Grant thinks ' tis hardly in the Power of the Province to save them. He proposed, in a few Days, to send to the Great Warrior, and the Little Car- penter, to come and treat of Peace, if they chuse to save their Nation from Destruction. ' Till he receives their Answer, he shall endeavour to save the small Remains of the Lower Towns. In the mean Time, Col. Grant intends to put Fort Prince George into Repair, and to wait there, or at Ninety- six, ' till he receives Orders from Sir Jeffery Amherst. WHITEHALL, Sept. 19. The King has been pleased to order a Conge d'Elire to the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of York, to elect an Archbishop thereof, and re- commending to the said Dean and Chapter the Right Rev. Father in God Dr. Robert Drum- mond, now Bishop of Salisbury, to be elected into the said Archbishopric of York. The King has been pleased to order a Conge d'Elire to the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London, to elect a Bishop thereof, and recommending to the said Dean and Chapter the Right Reverend Father in God Dr. Thomas Hayter, now Bishop of Norwich, to be elected into the said Bishopric of London. [ Thus far the GAZETTE.] Country- Intelligence. COVENTRY, Sept. 14. On Saturday Evening one Davis, a Weaver, walking with his Wife along Much- park- street, a Boy called her a blinking B— h, with more Expressions of the same Kind : Davis ran after the Boy, checked him for his Insolence, and gave him a gentle Blow for two ; at which one Denston, a Porter, without any other Provocation, came up to Davis, swore he should never strike any Body again, and knock- ed him down, kicked him on the Temples, stamped upon him, and otherwise so ill treated the poor Man, as to occasion his Death immediately. Being told that he had killed him, he answered, " No, d— n him, he's not dead, but if he was, " there's no Harm to kill an Irishman :" But being afterwards fully satisfied that Davis was actually dead, he absconded, and has not since been heard of, though diligent Search has been making after him. Notice is hereby given, That BUCK LAND FAIR, Usually held on the 29th of September, O. S. WILL always be holden on the 1oth of October, being the same Day, N. S. but as the said 10th of October happens this Year on a Saturday, for that Reason it is put off to the Monday following ; which the Pub- lie are desired to observe, this being the last Time any Notice will be given. BRISTOL, Aug. 22, 1761. THOMAS MARTIN, APOTHECARY, Is REMOVED from BROAD- MEAD, to St. JAMES'S- SQUARE : Where he keeps his DISPENSARY As USUAL. And at his Ware- House - near the Sugar- House in DUKE- LANE, are sold all Sorts of OILS and COLOURS for Painting, Upon the LOWEST TERMS. LONDON, Bishopsgate- Street, September 21, 1761. IF the Person who desired to meet a Gentleman at WINDSOR on Thursday the 17th of this Month, exactly at Two o'Clock, will favour him with another Letter directed as the first ( which was not received ' till Saturday Morning, occasioned by an Absence from Town) appointing a Time and Place, shall be waited on with great Punc- tuality. BATH. JAMES HEAD, Shoe- Maker and Leather- Cutter, In Stall- Street, opposite Bell- Lane, MAKES and sells all Sorts of Gen- tlemens Stitch'd SHOES, PUMPS, and BOOTS.— Livery Boots at 18s. per Pair ; Ladies Stuff and Silk Shoes and Pumps ; Gouty Shoes for Gentlemen and Ladies ; together with all Sorts of Shoe- Maker's Working- Tools, & c. LEATHER cut and sold Wholesale or Retail, as cheap as in London ; sells likewise fine Cur- rier's Oil, Rosin, and Pitch. *** All Persons who please to favour him with their Custom, may depend on having every Article the best of its Kind ; and their Work executed in the strongest, neatest, and cheapest Manner. BRISTOL, Aug. 29, 1761. BUSINESS is now carried on by JOHN MORSE, APOTHECARY, On his OWN Account, At the Old Shop in BROAD- MEAD : Where MEDICINES will be faithfully dis- pensed, and all Sorts of DRUGGS sold at the most reasonable Prices. His Friends are requested to accept of his Thanks for their many good Offices, and he, at the same Time, begs Leave to assure them, that it shall be his constant Study to merit the Conti- nuance of their Favours. WHOEVER are inclin'd to become Adventurers in the PRESENT STATE- LOTTERY, may be supply'd with TICKETS I 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 also 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 or 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 same Price as they are sold by the principal Brokers of Credit and Security, in London. The Price of Chances, Shares, and Tickets, this Day, are as follow ; Sold by Mr. Leake, Bookseller in Bath ; Mr. Baldwin, and Mr. Jackson, in London ; and Mr. Brown, in Bristol : The Following MEDICINES, Prepared by the Directions of Dr. HILL. I. VALERIAN, Genuine Tincture of the TRUE ROOT.------ It is excellent beyond Parallel in all Nervous Disorders, Lowness of Spirits, Head- achs, Tremblings, vain Fears, and Wanderings of the Mind ; in Convulions, Hysteric Fits, Hypochon- driacal Complaints, and the Epilepsy. It prevents Sickness at the Stomach ; and takes off entirely that Sense of Fulness and Swelling of the Flesh in damp, Weather, which so greatly affect Persons of lax Fibres. It gives a serene Cheerfulness of Disposition in the Place of those careless Horrors which so dreadfully op- press People who have weak Nerves.— Providence seems to have given the Plant in a peculiar Manner to England, where those Disorders are most common. A Medicine not only for the Body, but the Mind.— Sold in Pint Bottles at 10s. 6d. the Smaller 5s. and 2s. 6d. each. 2. For the Certain CURE of the Scurvy, Essence of WATER- DOCK. There is no Question but this Plant will cure the most inveterate Scurvy : The Ancients all affirm it, and the Cures daily now performed by the Essence prove their Truth. It not only clears the Skin of Eruptions, but mends the whole Constitution. Scorbutic Persons are subject to have bad Stomachs, and to be miserably low- spirited at Times ; and many have these Com- plaints, not knowing the Scurvy is the Cause : This Medicine takes off the Faintness, creates an Appetite and good Digestion immediately, when that Distemper in their Blood is the Cause ; and gradually cleans the Skin, and prevents future Eruptions. The Afflicted may depend on these Effects. Price 3s. the Bottle, with Directions. Arri'v'd a Mail from HOLLAND. Germany. PRAGUE, Sept. 2. Though the King of Prussia is most advantageously posted under the Cannon of Schweidnitz, General Laudohn is making the necessary Dispositions in Conjunction with Marshal Butterlin, whose Troops form the second Line of the Army, to make a general At- tack on him. UCKERAINE MARCHE, Sept. 4. The Swedish Army hath repassed the Peene ; and Col. Belling, who commands the Prussian Troops, having re- ceived a Reinforcement of about 2500 Men, is inarched to Anclam, after levying Contributions of Bread, Beer, & c. at Malchin, a Town of Mecklenburgh.—- General Stutterheim, who was detached from Prince Henry's Army in Saxony to aft against the Swedes, and who has halted at Passe walk, will, it is said, march to Colberg, to join the Prince of Wurtemberg. STETTIN, Sept. 6. The Russians have made two Attempts within these few Days to land near Colberg, in order to make themselves Matters of some small Forts and Redoubts which serve to cover that Place : But were each Time repulsed with Loss. The Troops under Gen. Romanzoss likewise advanced to attack the Prince of Wur- temberg's Camp ; but were received with such a smart Fire of Artillery and Small Arms, that they thought proper to retire. Holland. HAGUE, Sept. 13. Letters received this Day from Silesia advise, that the King of Prussia con- tinued in his former Position near Schweidnitz, and the Russians and Austrians also in their for- mer Encampments in the Neighbourhood of Stri- gau : But that as his Prussian Majesty had drawn a very large Train of Artillery out of Schweid- nitz, it was thought that he intended to give the Enemy Battle. France. PARIS, Sept. 7. Within these two Months a Gang of Smugglers have appeared in Dauphiny, whose Number has gradually increased to 300, well armed with double- barrelled Muskets, and headed by a Fellow of equal Intrepidity and Pru- dence with the famous Mandrin, whose Steps they exactly follow, not one Exciseman daring to shew his Head. Proper Methods will soon be taken to suppress them. l. s. d. l. A Sixteenth Chance 096 6 2 5 An Eighth Chance • 0 1 9 0 By which 2 5 0 A Quarter Chance - 1 1 8 0 } may be { 2 5 0 0 A Half Chance — 3 1 6 0 gain'd 5 0 0 0 A Whole Chance - 7 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 A Sixteenth Share 0 1 5 6 6 2 5 An Eighth Share - 1 1 1 0 By which 1 2 5 0 A Quarter Share - 3 00 } may be { 2 5 0 0 A Half Share------ 600 gain'd 5 0 0 0 A Whole Ticket 1 1 1 7 0 1 0 0 00 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 lent by the first Post ( from London) to any Part of Great Britain or Ireland. All Letters, Post- 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 Morning. N. B. FOUR Pounds more will be paid by us for every Twenty Pound Prize, in this Lottery, and for all other higher Prizes, to the Purchasers of Chances, than were in any former Lotteries. TEN Pounds were always deducted from the Chances in former Lotteries, by the principal Brokers of Security and Credit in London, and so likewise by us : But in this Lottery ( in order to oblige the Public ; by removing an old Complaint) we will deduct only Six Pounds, from every whole Chance, and so in Proportion from all the smaller Shares of Chances. 3. For the Gout and Rheumatism, ELIXIR of BARDANA.— The Numbers who have found Relief from this Medi- cine prove that it has at leaf answered the Expecta- tion with which it was made public ; and fresh In- stances of its good Effects daily shew, that the Author is so happy as to have been of some Benefit to Man- kind. To prevent the Returns of the Gout has been found impossible ; but to relieve those who suffer, it is in our Power ; to reduce the Number, and shorten the Continuance of the Fits ; and to alleviate the Pains of them : So much will he effected by this Medicine. And this is as much as a considerate Per on would de- sire : In the Rheumatism, it is a certain and absolute Cure ; and the Disease never returns. The Dose is a Tea- spoonful in a Wine Glass of Water, Night and Morning. Its Operation is by insensible Perspiration, and slightly by Urine. Price 3s. the Bottle, with Directions. 4. Essential Tincture of Golden Rod, The most successful Medicine now used for the GRA- VEL and STONE.— Each Bottle, containing about 16 Doses ; and is an effectual, safe, and pleasant Re- medy in all Degrees of those Complaints.— Price 4s. the Bottle, with Directions. 5. Pectoral BALSAM of HONEY : A new- discovered Remedy for Coughs and Consump- tions, all Phthisicky Complaints, Asthmas, and tough Phlegm, Difficulty of Breathing, Hoarseness, and Stuffings- up of the Lungs. A Tea- spoonful con- tains the Virtue of two Ounces of Honey, impregnated with the finest vegetable Balsams, and never disagrees with any Constitution ; it converts a Glass of Water into the Nature and Quality of Asses Milk, with this balsamic Addition ; it takes off the Hectic which at- tends a Consumption, recruits the Strength, allays the Cough, and heals and preserves the Lungs. If it be in the Power of Medicine to stop the Ravage of that cruel Disease which cuts off such Numbers of our Youth, this Balsam will effect it. The Author can recommend it on long Experience, and if it might not appear vain or interested, could add great Proofs of its Virtue.------ Price 3s. the Bottle, with Directions. The above Medicines are sealed, and signed by the Author, with his own Hand- Writing, at the Bottom of each Bottle. London, September 19. The Courts at St. James's continue almost as great as ever, the Ladies especially still coming in great Numbers. There are 800 Gold Medals struck, 400 for the King, and 400 for the Queen ; one Half of which will be thrown in the Abbey, and the other in the Hall, on the Day of the Coronation. A great Number of Silver Ones are struck to be thrown among the Populace. We hear that Patents are preparing for creating two Dukes and two Barons. We hear that Sir William Courtenay, Knight of the Shire for the County of Devon, and Geo. Venables Vernon, Esq. Member of Parliament for Derby, will shortly be created Peers of Great- Britain. It is said the Space of Ground within Westmin- ster- Abbey, from the West Gate to the Place where the Organ was fixed, to have Scaffolding built to see the Coronation, was lett for 25ool. It is said that M. de Bussy leaves London on Wednesday. Several Men of War being now manned, have broke up their Rendezvous, and are ordered to sail to Portsmouth. By Letters from New- York we have Advice, that the Sum of 2o, oool. granted for the Service of the Troops in our American Colonies, was arrived there to be applied towards providing for the Provincials and other Troops that are to be employed in the Expedition going forward under the Direction of Gen. Amherst. By Letters from Guadalupe of the 4th ult. there is an Account, that Gen. Amherst being expected with 12 or 15,000 Men, to attack Mar- tinico, many Gentlemen were going Volunteers from the former Island, and that they flattered themselves with the greatest Hopes of Success. The last Advices from Dominica mention that the Design of the English is, to take Possession of all the neutral Islands, but first to attack the Grenades, which is of the greatest Strength, and when subdued, will render them a more easy Conquest. It is said that Governor Lyttelton, for the bet- ter putting a Stop to all contraband Trade in the West- Indies, by Dutch or English, will carry over with him some farther Powers, which will enable him effectually to extirpate those perm- cious Traders. His Majesty's Ship Repulse, stationed at the Leeward Islands, has taken a Ship and a Snow from Martinico, faid to be worth 30,000l. The Repulse had not been above six Weeks in those Seas. M. de Gue Lambert, late Commander of the Courageux, died of his Wounds the 25th of last Month, and was attended, at his Burial, by the English and French Officers. A Letter from New- York, August 17, says " There are fourteen Regiments to be embarked here on the Expedition, the Transports are ready, waiting for a Fleet of Ships of War from Eng- land, which have been expected here some Time : So that in all Probability Martinico will fall, as the Force is too strong to go against Louisiana." We hear that the Spaniards are making Pre- parations for carrying on a Cod- Fishery. The following is an exact Number of Men of War, taken from the French since the Commence- ment of the present War, to the first Instant.------- Four Ships of 84 Guns, fourteen of 74, two of 66, seventeen of 64, one of 58, two of 56, one of 54, six of 50, four of 44, two of 40, nineteen of 36, one of 34, thirteen of 32, three of 28, two of 26, seven of 24, three of 22, seven of 20, one of 18, seven of 16, four of 14, two of 12, one of 10, and eight of 8. Total Ships 131, Guns 5300.— And by a List of the French Navy, published in June, 1756, including five then building, their whole Number amounted only to 111. The Danish Generals have received Orders to put their Troops in Motion, on three successive Couriers arriving at Copenhagen from Peter- burgh, with ; Advice that the Negotiations for the Exchange of Holstein were entirely broke off. E N I G M A. THO' Strange, my Brother's Uncle now I am, And they my duteous Nephews are become ; Now I my Aunts with Justice Sisters call, And now my Uncles arc my Brothers ail. My Grandfather to Father change his Name, My Grandmother to Mother's done the same. She's now my Sister, who- was once my Mother ; He who begat me now's become my Brother. Was there e'er known such various Change as these Since Ovid wrote his Metamorphoses. I. ] JOHN BRYANT, A T T H E Royal- Bed in the Market- Place, Bath, Performs all MANNER of And sells the various Articles belonging thereto, at the following low PRICES. Work. BEST Damask Moreen Beds, with ornaments ; Work, made from 20s. to 30s. or higher plain ditto, from 15s. to 18s.— Washing- Beds from 8s. to 14s.— Half- Canopy ditto, from 4s. to 7s. ---- Common Festoon Window Curtains at 2s.— Drapery ditto from 3s. to 4s.— Easy- Chair- Cases 3s.— French ditto 2s.— Back- Stool- Cases 1s.— false Seats stuffed in Canvas with best curled Hair and Web, from 2od. to 2s.— Matrasses, from 2s. to 4s.— Rooms hung with Paper, at 2s. 6d. per Day each Man ;— if dieted, 2s. Articles Sold. Great Variety of Paper Hangings, from 2d. bf. to IS. per Yard.— Mock India ditto from 8d. to 2s.— Real India ditto from 7s. to 10s. per Sheet, ( three Yards)— Looking- Glasses ( as cheap as in London) from 3d. to Ten Guineas.— Screens of all Sorts, from 6s. to Four Guineas.— French Chairs ( stuffed with the best curled Hair) at 12s. — Back Stools 8s.— Easy Chairs 25s.— Half- Ell Stuff- Damask, from 2S. 4d. to 3s. per Yard.---- Moreens from 2s. to 2s. 4d.— Harrateens from 19d. to 2od.— Cheneys from 12d. to I4d.— Com- mon Furniture Checks from 12d. to 13d. per Yard.— Inch- and- Inch ditto from 16d. to 18d.--- Common Worsted Lace from 3 f to 1d. per Yard. — strip'd washing Lace from 1d. to 2d.— SilkLace from 2d. to 3d.— All Crimson Lace and Stuffs a Trifle dearer, on Account of Colour.— Fringes of all Sorts from 6d. to 4s. per Yard.— Worsted Lines from 1d. f, to 1d. bf.— Tossels from 1s. to 1s. 6d. each.— Horse- Hair for covering Chairs from 2S. 9d. to 3s. 6d.----- Tick Pieces for Beds from 28s. to 42s.— Manchester ditto from 8s. to 20s.— The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. ANTHEM III. COME Holy Ghost, our Souls inspire, And warm them with thy heav'nly Fire. Thou who th' anointing Spirit art. To us thy sevenfold Gifts impart. Let thy bless'd Unction from above Be to us Comfort, Life, and Love. Enable with celestial Light The Weakness of out mortal Sight : Anoint our Hearts, and cheer our Face, With the Abundance of thy Grace : Keep far our Foes, keep Peace at Home ; Where thou dost dwell, no III can come : Teach us to know the Father, Son, And Spirit of Both, to be but One. That so through Ages all along, This may be our triumphant Song ; In Thee, O Lord, we make our Boast, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. ANTHEM IV. ZADOCK the Priest, and Nathan the Pro- phet, anointed Solomon King ; and all the Peo- ple rejoic'd, and said, God save the King, Long live the King, May the King live for ever. Amen. Hallelujah. ANTHEM V. BEHOLD, O Lord, our Defender, and look upon the Face of thine Anointed. Great Pros- perity givest thou unto the King, and will shew loving Kindness to thine Anointed for evermore. Hallelujah. ANTHEM VI. PRAISE the Lord, O Jerusalem : Praise thy God, O Sion. Behold, a King shall reign in Righteousness, and Princes shall rule in Judgment. As we have heard, so have we seen in the City of our God : God upholdeth the same for ever. Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine own Strength : So will we sing and praise thy Power. Hallelujah. ANTHEM VII. WE praise thee, O God : We acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the Earth doth worship thee : The Father everlasting. To thee all Angels cry aloud ; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. The Gazette of this Day being silent in re- gard to the Cermonial of their most sacred Ma- jesties Coronation, we don't doubt but the fol- lowing Particulars of the Coronation of our late King and his Royal Consort will be agreeable to our Readers ; as it is presumed the Procession was much the same ; and as to the Ceremony at Westminster- Hall and the Abbey, great Part of that is never alter'd . Account of their Majesties Coronation. THEIR Majesties came to Westminster before Nine o'Clock, on the Day of the Corona- tion ; his Majesty retired into the Court of Wards and her Majesty into the Black Rod's Room, where they continued untill the Officers of Arms ranged the Procession into Order, and brought the Persons down from the Court of Requests, Painted Chamber, and House of Lords, into Westminster- Hall. Their Majesties being there seated at the upper End of it, under their States or Canopies ( her Majesty's Chair being upon the left Side of his Majesty, and being attended by the Lords Great Chamberlain, Constable and Earl Marshal, and by the Great Officers, the four Swords and Spurs were presented, and laid upon the Table before his Majesty. Then the Dean and Prebendaries of Westmin- ster, in a solemn Procession, brought from the Abbey, the Holy Bible, with the following Re- galia, belonging to his Majesty : St. Edward's Crown, upon a Cushion of. Cloth of Gold, the Orb with the Cross, the Scepter with the Dove, the Scepter with the Cross, and St. Edward's Staff ; as likewise the Regalia of her Majesty, her Crown on the left Cushion, her Scepter with the Cross, and the Ivory Rod with the Dove ; which were severally laid before their Majesties : All which were afterwards by his Majesty's Com- mand delivered to the Lords who wi| l be men- tioned to bear them. Before Twelve of the Clock the Procession was begun on Foot from the Hall to the Abbey of Westminster, upon a Way rais'd for that Pur pole, floored with Boards covered with blue Cloth, and railed on each Side, in the following Manner. Englilh Ticks from 14d. per Yard to 3s.— Goose Feathers from 14d. to 18d. per Pound— Common Feathers from 5d. to 8d.— Milpuff from 8d. to 11d. per Pound— Flocks from 3d. bf. to 8d.— Flock Ticks from 1od. to 14d. per Yard.— Cot- ton Counterpanes from 15s. to 28s. each.— Whit- ney Blankets from 7s. 6d. to 36s.— Wiltshirc ditto from 6s. to 32s.— Gloucestershire ditto from 5s. to 20s.--- Yorkshire ditto from 3s. 6d. to 24s. —- Somersetshire ditto from 1od. to 2s. per Yard. — Devonshire Rugs from 3s. 6d. to 14s.— Wilt- shire ditto from 4s. to 16s.— Gloucestershire ditto from 7s. 6d. to 25s.— Essex ditto from 8s. to 24s. ---- Wilton Carpets from Two Guineas to Seven Guineas ; the Stuff unmade from 4s. 6d. per Yd. to 5s. and made up to any Size at 5s. 6d.— Kid- derminster Carpets from 15s. to 3l.— Scotch Car- peting from 1s. 1od. to 3s. 6d, per Yard.------ Tur- key Carpets from 30s. to Ten Guineas each.---- Hair- Cloth for Passages, from 1od. to 2s. per Yard.— All Sorts of white and colour'd Quilts from 16s. to 4l.— New and Second- hand Chairs, Tables, Bureaus, Chests of Drawers, Bedsteads, & c. & c. at the Very lowest Prices, according to their Goodness. HOUSHOLd FURNITURE of all Kinds lett to Hire, in separate Articles ; or a single Room, or whole House, furnish'd, from 10 to 12 per Cent. ----- If for one Year only, and entire new Goods, 15. per Cent. N. B. He has, just arrived, a Sort of Carpets made in England, which are equal to the Tur- key, and much cheaper, *** Any Person may be supply'd with the said Articles at any Distance from BATH, on their paying only Half the Expence of Carriage. SEDAN CHAIRS made, mended, and lett to Hire. 199 Rouge- Croix and Rouge- Dragon, Pursuivants. Baronesses and Barons, in their Robes of Es- tate, with their Coronets in their Hands. Bluemantle and Portcullis Pursuivants. Bishops, in their Rochets, with their square Caps in their Hands. Arundel Herald, in his Coat and Collar of S. S, and Blanch- Coursier Herald to Prince William, his Coat, with his Collar of S. S. Gold Chain and Badge. Viscountesses and Viscounts, in their Robes of Estate, with their Coronets in their Hands. Brunswic Herald, in his Coat, Collar, Gold Chain and Badge ; and Lancaster, with his Coat and Collar. Countesses and Earls, in their Robes of Estate, with their Coronets in their Hands, except such as carried any of the Regalia. Wind for and York Heralds, in their Coats and Collars. The Marquess of Tweedale, in his Robe of Estate, with his Coronet in his Hand. Richmond and Chester Heralds, habited as before. Duchesses and Dukes, in their Robes of Estate, with their Coronets in their Hands. Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain of the Houshold, alone. Ulster, Clarenceux, Norroy, Kings of Arms, with their Coats, Collars and Badges, and their Coronets in their Hands. The Lord Privy Seal, Lord Trevor. The Lord Archbishop of York. The Lord High Chancellor, bearing his Purse. Two Persons who represented the Dukes of Aquitain and Normandy, in Crimson Velvet Mantles lin'd with white Sarcenet, and fac'd with Meniver, powder'd with Ermine, each of them had a Hat in his Hand of Cloth of Gold furr'd and powder'd with Ermine. The Queen's Vice- chamberlain. Two Gentlemen- Ushers. The PROCESSION. The King's Herb Woman, with her Maid Servants, strewing Sweet Herbs, & c. The Deans Beadle of Westminster, with his Staff. The High Constable of Westminster, with his Staff, in a Scarlet Cloak. A Fife. Drums. Drum- Major. Trumpets. Kettle Drum. Trumpets. The Serjeant Trum- peter. The Six Clerks in Chancery, in, Gowns of black flower'd Sattin, with black. Silk Loops and Tufts upon the Sleeves. The Closet- Keeper of the Chapel Royal. Sixteen of his Majesty's Chaplains, four a- breast. Sheriffs of London. Aldermen of London below the Chair, in their Scarlet Gowns. The Recorder of London, single. The Aldermen above the Chair, wearing their Gold Chains ; Sir Edward Becher going as Lord Mayor elect. Matters in Chancery in rich Gowns. The King's younger Serjeants at Law, in Scar- let Gowns, their Caps in their Hands. The King's Solicitor, and the King's Attor- ney- General. The King's ancient Serjeant at Law. Twenty Gentlemen of the Privy- Chamber. Barons of the Exchequer, and Justices of both Benches, in their judges Robes of Scarlet, with their Caps in their Hands, & c. the Juniors first, two a- breast. Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and chief Jus- tice of the common Pleas, in Scarlet Robes, with their Collars of S. S. in Gold. Chief Justice of the King's Bench, in a Scar- let Robe, with his Collar of S. S. of Gold, going alone. Children of the Choir of Westminster in Sur- plices. Serjeant of the Vestry in a Scarlet Gown. Children , of the Chapel Royal in Surplice, with Scarlet Mantles over them. Choir of Westminster in Surplices, with their Music Books. The Organist. The Groom of the Vestry. The Queen's Lord Chamberlain, with his Robe of Estate, carrying his Coronet in his Hand. Ivory Rod with the Dove borne by the Ear1 of Northampton. Scepter with the Cross, borne by the Duke of Rutland. The Queen's Crown, borne by the Duke of St. Albans. The QUEEN, In her Royal Robes of Purple Velvet, richly furred with Ermine, having a Circle of Gold set with large Jewels upon her Majesty's Head ; the Bishop of London supporting her Majesty on the Right, and the Bishop of Winchester on the Left ; going under a Canopy borne by the B ro s f the Cinque Ports ; forty Gentlemen Pensioners going on the Outsides of the Canopy, and Serjean's of Arms attending.— Her Majesty's Train was j supported by the Princess Royal, and the Prin- cesses Amelia and Caroline, in Purple Robes of State, with Circles upon their Head ; assisted by the Lady Fiances Naffau, Lady Mary Capel, Lady Rebecca Herbert, Lady Anne Hastings. The Coronets of the Princesses, borne by the Lord Caernarvon, Lord Duplin, Lord Lewm. Dutchess of Dorset, Lady of her Majesty's Bedchamber. Countess of Sussex, First Lady of the Bed- chamber to the Princesses. Two of her Majesty's Women. Regalia of his Majesty. St. Edward's Staff, borne by the Duke of Kent. The Golden Spurs, borne by the Duke of Manchester, for the Earl of Sussex. The Scepter with the Cross, borne by the Duke of Montagu. The Third Sword by the Earl of Crawford. Curtana, by the Earl of Pembroke. The second Sword, by the Earl of Lincoln. Lord Mayor of London. Lyon King of Arms of Scotland. Garter Principal King of Arms. Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The Lord Great Chamberlain of England, in his Robes of Estate, with his Coronet and white Staff in his Hand. The Earl of Sussex, acting as Earl Marshal of England, in his Robes of Estate, with his Coro- net and Marshal's Staff in his Hand. The Sword of State in the Scabbard, borne by the Earl of Huntingdon. The Lord High Constable of England, in his Robes of Estate, with his Staff and Coronet in his Hand ; the Duke of Richmond. Deputy to the High Constable of Scotland, the Duke of Roxburgh. The Scepter with the Dove, borne by the Duke of Argyle. St. Edward's Crown, by the Duke of Dorset, Lord High Steward.— A Gentleman going upon one Side of the Rank, carrying the Staff of the Lord High Steward. The Orb, borne by the Duke of Somerset. The Bible, by the Bishop of Coventry. The KING, In his Royal Robes of Crimson Velvet, furr'd with Ermine, and border'd with Gold Lace ; wearing on his Head a Cap of Estate of crimson Velvet, adorn'd with large Jewels, turn'd up with Ermine ; the Lord Bishop of Durham sup- porting his Majesty on the Right, and the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph on the Left : The Canopy of Cloth of Gold was borne over his Majesty by the Barons of the Cinque Ports, and on each Side of the Canopy attended Gentlemen Peusioners, and the Serjeant of Arms before them.— His Ma- jesty's. Train borne by four Noblemen's eldest Sons, viz. the Lord Hermitage, Lord Brude- nell, Lord Cornbury, Lord Euston, and at the End of it the Master of the Robes. The Standard- Bearer to the Band of Gen- tlemen Pensioners. \ Wednesday's and Thursday's Posts. From the LONDON GAZETTE. St. JAMES'S, Sept. 22. THIS Day the Ceremony of their Majesties Coronation was per- formed in the Abbey- Church at west- minster. Gaz. The following Anthems were sung at the Co- ronation of their Majesties King George III. and Queen Charlotte ; all composed on this Occasion by Dr. Boyce, Master of the King's Band ; ex- cept the 4th, which was composed by the late Mr. Handel. ANTHEM I. I WAS glad when they laid unto me, Let us go into the House of the Lord. Our Feet shall stand within thy Gates, O Jerusalem, For thither the Tribes go up, even the Tribes of the Lord, unto the Testimony of Israel, to give Thanks unto the Name of the Lord. For there are set Thrones of Judgment, even the Thrones of the House of David. O pray for the Peace of Jeru- salem ; they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy Walls, and Prosperity within thy Palates .—— Glory be to the Father, & c. ANTHEM II. THE King shall rejoice in thy Strength, O Lord : Exceeding glad shall he be of thy Salva- tion. Thou shalt prevent him with the Blessings of Goodness, and shalt set a Crown of pure Gold upon his Head. His Honour is great in thy Sal- vation, Glory and great Worship shalt thou lay upon him. Thou shalt give him everlasting Fe- licity, and make him glad with the Joy of thy Countenance.— Hallelujah, To thee Cherubin and Seraphin, continually do cry, Holy, holy, holy , Lord God of Sabaoth. Heaven and Earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory. The glorious Company of the Apostles praise thee. The goodly Fellowship of the Prophets praise thee. The noble Army of Martyrs praise thee. The holy Church throughout all the World, doth acknowledge thee ; the Father of an infinite Majesty ; thine honourable, true, and only Son ; also the Holy Ghost : the Comforter. Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ. Thou art the everlasting Son of the Father. When thou tookest upon thee to deliver Man : thou didst not abhos the Virgin's Womb. When thou hadst overcome the Sharpness of Death, thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all Believers. Thou sittest at the Right Hand of God, in the Glory of the Father. We believe that thou shalt come, to be our Judge. We therefore pray thee, help thy Servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious Blood. Make them to be numbered with thy Saints, in Glory everlasting. O Lord lave thy People, and bless thine Heritage. Govern them, and lift them up for ever. Day by Day we magnify thee ; and we wor- ship thy Name, ever World without End. Vouchsafe, O Lord ; to keep us this Day with- out Sin. O Lord, have Mercy upon us ; have Mercy upon us. O Lord, let thy Mercy lighten upon us, as our Trust is in thee. O Lord, in thee have I trusted, let me never be confounded. ANTHEM VIII. THE Lord is a Sun and a Shield ; the Lord will give Grace and Glory. Now know I that the Lord saveth his Anointed ; he will hear him from his holy Heaven, and help him with the saving Strength of his right Hand. For the King trusteth in the Lord, through the Mercy of the most High he shall not tie moved ; his Hand shall find out all his Enemies. His Salvation is nigh them that sear him ; that Glory may dwell in our Land. Blessed be the Lord God the God of Israel, who only doth wond'rous Things. And blessed he his glorious Name for ever ; and let the whole Earth be filled with his Glory. Amen. Hallelujah. ANTHEM IX. My Heart is enditing of a good Matter : speak of the Things which I have made unto the King. At his Right Hand shall stand the Queen, all glorious within : Her Cloathing is of wrought Gold. She shall be brought unto the King in Raiment of Needle work ; the Virgins that follow her shall bear her Company. With Joy and Gladness shall they be brought ; and shall enter into the King's Palace. Hearken, O Daughter, and consider, incline thine Ear ; forget also thine own People, and thy Father's House. Instead of thy Fathers, thou shalt have Children ; whom, thou mayst make. Princes in all Lands. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem ; praise thy God, O Sion. For Kings shall be thy nursing Fathers, and their Queens thy nursing Mothers. Amen Hallelujah. ANTHeM X. LET my Prayer come up into thy Presence as Incense, and let the lifting up my Hands be as an Evening Sacrifice. Gentlemen of the King's Chapel, in Scarlet Mantles, Sab- Dean of the King's Chapel, in a Scarlet Gown turn'd up with black Velvet. Prebendaries of Westminster, in. Surplices and rich Copes, with their Caps in their Hands. Bishop of Rochester, as Dean of Westmin- ster, in a Surplice, and over it a rich Cope. The Master of the Jewel- House in a Scarlet | Robe, having one of his Officers going by him. Bath King of Arms, in the Habit of that Of- ficer, carrying his Coronet in his Hand. The Knights of the Bath under the Degree of Peers of Great- Britain, in the Habits and Col- lars of their Orders, carrying their Hats with Feathers in their Hands, two and two according to their Stalls. Blanch Lyon, Pursuivant. Privy- Counsellors not Peers, among, them the Master of the Rolls. Sir Spencer Compton. Knight of the Garter, Sir Robert Walpole, in the full Habit and Collar, of that most Noble Or- der, carrying the Cap with the Plume of Fea- thers in his Hand. His Majesty's Vice- chamberlain. Controller of the Houshold, and the Trea- surer of the Houshold. 200 The Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard, Earl of Leicester, in his Robe of Estate and Co- ronet in his Hand. The Captain of his Majesty's Horse- Guard in Waiting, Lord Herbert. The Captain of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, the Marquess of Harrington. The Lieutenant of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners. Gentlemen of his Majesty's Bedchamber. Earl of Essex in his Robes of Estate, carrying his Coronet. Two Grooms of the Bedchamber. Ensign of the Yeomen, of the Guard. Lieu- tenant of the Yeomen of the Guard. The Yeomen of the Guard, with Partisans on their Shoulders; on each Side as them the Cor- porals or, Exempts. The Clerk of the Cheque to the Yeomen of the Guard. Tie Peers who were Knights of the Garter, Thistle, and Bath, were the Collars of their respective Orders. Their Majesties, upon their Entrance into the Church, were received by the Prebendaries and Choir singing an Anthem; and having seated themselves, the Recognition and Oblations were made; and after the Litany read by the Bishops of Gloucester and Bristol, and the first Part of the Communion Service, the Bishop of Oxford preached the Sermon. The Sermon being ended, the Archbishop drew near unto the Kings Chair of State, and asked him if he was willing to take the Oath usually taken by his Predecessors, The King assenting thereto, the Archbishop then administred the following Questions, which the King answered severally. BISHOP. " Sir, will you grant and keep, and by your Oath confirm to the People of Eng- land, the Laws and Customs to them granted, by the Kings of England, your lawful and reli- gious Predecessors ; and namely, the Laws, Customs, and Franchises, granted to the Clergy, by the glorious King St Edward your Predecessor, according to the Laws of God, the true Profession of the Gospel established in this Kingdom, agreeable to the Prerogatives of the Kings thereof and the ancient Customs of this Realm ?" KING. " I grant and promise to keep them." BISHOP. " Will you keep Peace, and godly Agreement, according to your Power, both to God, the holy Church, the Clergy, and the People?" KING. " I will keep it." BISHOP. " Will you ( to your Power) cause Law, Justice, and Discretion in Mercy and Truth, to be executed, to your Judgment?" KING. " I will'." BISHOP. " Sir, will you grant to bold and keep the Laws and rightful Customs, which the Commonalty of this your Kingdom have? And will you defend and uphold them, to the Ho- nour of God, so much as in you lieth !" KING. " I grant and promise so to do." Then his Majesty subscribed the Declaration, and took the Coronation Oath, as follows, laying his Hand upon the Bible : " The Things which I have here promised, I shall perform and keep, so help me God, and the Contents of this Book." Then the King was anointed by the Arch- bishop, upon the Crown of the Head, the Breast, and Palms of his Hand. The Archbishop as he anointed him pronounced these Words: " Let these Hands be anointed with holy Oil, as Kings and Prophets have been anointed, and as Samuel did anoint David to be King; that thou mayest be blessed and established a King in this Kingdom, over the People whom the Lord thy God hath given thee, to rule and govern. Which he vouchsafe to grant, who with the Fa- ther and the Holy Ghost, three in Person, and one in Unity, reigns in Glory everlasting." This being finish'd, the Anointing was dried up with fine Linen. Then his Majesty was presented with the Spurs, and girl with the Sword, which was offered and afterwards redeemed by the Ear! of Huntingdon. The Archbishop said,—" Receive this kingly Swore, which is hallowed for the Defence of the holy Church, and delivered unto thee, by the Hands of the Bishops, though unworthy, yet consecrated by the Authority of the holy Apostles; and remember of whom the Psalmist did prophesy, saying, " Gird thyself with thy Sword upon thy Thigh, O thou moll mighty," and with this Sword exercise thou the Force of Equity, and mightily destroy the Growth of Iniquity. Protect the holy Church of God, and his faithful People. Defend and help Widows and Orphans. Restore Things gone to decay, and maintain thole that are restored; that doing thus, thou mayest be glorious in the Triumph of Virtue, and excellent in the Ornament of Justice; and reign Forever, with the Saviour of the World, whole Image you bear, who with the Father and the holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth World without End. After this his Majesty was invested with the Armill, made of Cloth of Tissue; which was put about the King's Neck, and tied to the Bowings of his Arms, the Archbishop standing before the King, and faying, " Receive the Armill of Sincerity and Wisdom, as a Token of God's embracing, whereby all thy Works may be defended against thine Enemies, both bodily and ghostly, through Jesus Christ our Lord." Next the Mantle or open Pall, being made of Cloth of Gold, and lined with red Tassety, was put upon him; the Archbishop likewise using the Words of Signification, viz. " Receive this The Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette. [ VOL. I. ] Pall, which is formed with four Corners to let thee understand that the four Cornets of the World are subject to the Power of God, and that no Man can happily reign upon Earth, who hath not received his Authority from Heaven." In the next Place the Archbishop took the. Crown and blessed it, saying, " God the Crown of the Faithful, who on the Heads of thy Saints placeth Crowns of Glory, bless and sanctify this Crown, that as the same is adorned with divers precious Stones, so this thy Servant, wearing it, may fee replenished of thy Grace with the mani- fold Gifts of all precious Virtues, through the King eternal, thy Son our Lord." Then the Archbishop, being assisted by several Bishops, put the Crown reverently upon his Majesty's Head, at which Sight all the Spectators with loud and repeated Shouts, cried, God save the KING The Trumpets founded, and upon a Signal given the great Guns in the Park and in the Tower were fired. At the ceasing of these Acclamations, the Arch- bishop went on, saying, " God crown thee with a Crown of Glory and Righteousness, with the Honour and Virtue of Fortitude; that, by a right Faith and manifold Fruits of good Works, thou mayest obtain the Crown of an everlasting Kingdom, by the Gift of him whose Kingdom endureth forever." All the Peers then put on their Coronets, the Bishops their Caps, the representing Dukes of Aquitain and Normandy their Hats, the Knights of the Garter, and those of the Bath, their Caps with Plumes of Feathers, and the Kings of Arms their Coronets. The Archbishop then proceeded with the Di- vine Offices; and after he had delivered the Bible to his Majesty, and solemnly read the Benedic- tions, his Majesty was pleated to kiss the Arch bishops and Bishops, as they kneeled before him one after another. Then Te Deum being sung, his Majesty was lifted into his Throne, where all the Peers did their Homages, during which Time Medals of Gold were given to the Peers and Peeresses, and Medals of Silver thrown among the People; which latter was also done in the Return of the Procession to Westminster- Hall. These Solemnities being finished, the Queen, supported by the Bishops of London and Win- chester, went to the Steps of the Altar, and be- ing anointed with the holy Oil on the Head and Breads, and receiving the Ring, the Archbishop reverently set the Crown upon her Majesty's Head, whereupon the three Princesses and the Peeresses put on their Coronets, and her Ma- jesty having received the Scepter with the Cross and the Ivory Rod with the Dove, was conducted to her Throne. Then their Majesties having made their record Oblations, received the holy Communion, and the Prayers being ended, went into St. Ed- ward's Chapel, where his Majesty was arrayed, in Robes of Purple Velvet, and having received the Crown of State, and her Majesty the like Crown, the Return was made to Westminster- Hall, in the Method of the former Procession, save that the Peers who carried any of the Regalia, which had been left behind in St. Edward's Chapel, the Scepter with the Cross, and the Orb then in his Majesty's Hands, and the Scepter with the Cross, and Ivory Rod, then in her Majesty's Hands, went now in their Ranks, according to their Degrees of Consecration. The three Princesses, the Peers and Peeresses, the Kings of Arms, wore their respective Coronets, the Dukes of Aquitain and Normandy their Hats, the Bishops their Caps, the Knights of the Garrer, and those of the Bath, their Caps with Feathers, and the Judges their Caps. Their Majesties placing themselves in their Chairs of State, at a Table at the upper End of the Hall, the three Princesses fat at one End of it, upon the left Hand of her Majesty, and all the Nobility and other Persons of Quality being seated at Tables prepared for them, the fir it Course was served up to their Majesties Table with the accustomed Ceremonies, and the Ser- vices required from several Persons, according to the Tenures of their Estates and Offices, were performed. Before the second Course was brought in, the King's Champion, who enjoys the Office as be- ing Lord of the Manor of Scrivelsby, in Lincoln- shire, enter'd the Hall compleatly armed, in one of his Majesty's best Suits of white Armour, mounted on a goodly white Horse, richly caparison'd, in Manner following: Two Trumpets with the Champions Arms en their Banners. The Serjeant Trumpet, with his Mace on his Shoulder. Two Serjeants at Arms with their Maces on their Shoulders. The Champion's two Esquires, richly' habited, one on the right Hand with the Cham- pion's Lance carried upright ; the other on the left Hand, with his Target, and the Champion's Arms depicted thereon. The Herald of Arms with a Paper in his Hand, containing the Words of the Challenge. Then the Champion on Horseback, with a Gauntlet in his right Hand, his Helmet on his Head, adorn'd with a great Plume of Feathers, white, blue, and red. On one Side the Lord High Constable in his Robes and Coro- net, and Collar of the Order, on Horseback, with the Constable's Staff. On the other Side the Earl Marshal in his Robes and Coronet, on Horseback, with the Marshal's Staff in his Hand. Then follow'd four Pages, richly apparelled, At- tendants on the Champion. The Passage to their Majesties Table being cleared by the Knight Marshal, the Herald at Arms with a loud Voice, proclaimed the Cham- pion's Challenge at the lower End of the Hall, in the Words following. " If any Person of what Degree soever, high or low, shall deny or gainsay our Sovereign Lord King GEORGE II. King of Great- Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, & c. Son and next Heir to Our Sovereign Lord King GEORGE I. the last King deceased, to lie right Heir to the Imperial Crown of this Realm of Great- Britain, or that he ought not to enjoy the same, here is his Champion, who sayeth that he lyeth, and is a false Traitor, being re dy in Person to combat with him; and in this Quarrel will adventure his Life against him, on what Day soever he shall be appointed." Then the Champion throws down his Gaunt- let, which having lain some small Time, the He- rald taKes. it up, and redelivers it to the Champion. Then they advance in the same Order to the Middle of the Hall, where the laid Herald makes Proclamation as before: And lastly, to the Foot of the Steps, when the laid Herald, and thole who precede him, going to the Top of the Steps, makes Proclamation a third Time, at the End whereof the Champion calls down his Gauntlet, which after some Time, being taken up, and re- deli- vered to htm by the Herald, makes a low Obeisance to his Majesty: Whereupon the Cup- bearer, assisted as before, brings to the King a gilt Bowl of Wine with a cover, his Majesty drinks to the Champion, and fends him the laid Bowl by the Cup bearer, accompanied with his Assistants ; which the Champion ( having put on his Gaunt- let) receive, and retiring a little, drinks thereof, and makes his humble Reverence to his Majesty; and being accompany'd as before, departs out of the Hall, taking the said bowl and cover with him as his Fee. Immediately after which, the Officers of Arms descending from their Gallery, Garter, and the two Provincial Kings of Arms, with their Coronets on their Heads, followed by the Heralds and Pursuivants, come and Hand at the lower End of the Hall, and making their Obeisance to his Ma- jesty proceed to the Middle of the Hall, where they make a second Obeisance; and being come to the Foot of the Steps, and there making a third Obeisance, they ascend the Steps, and at the Top thereof, Garter cries Largess thrice, and ( having received his Majesty's Largess) proclaims the King's Stile in Latin, French, and English, viz. Of the Moil High, Moll Mighty, and Molt Ex- cellent Monarch George, by the Grace of God, King of Great- Britain, France, and Ireland, De- fender of the Faith. After which they all make their Obeisance, and descending, go backwards to the Middle of the Hall, still keeping their Faces towards the King, and there crying Largess thrice, proclaim the King's Stile in Latin, French, and English, as before. And hilly, coming to the lower End of the Hall in the lame Order, they again cry Largess, and proclaim his Majesty's Stile in like Manner; and then repairing to their Table, sit down to Dinner. This done, the second course was carry'd up to their Majesties Table by the Gentlemen whole Office it properly is, with the fame Solemnity as the former, & c. The whole Solemnity was perform'd with the greatest Splendor and Magnificence, and without any Disorder. London September 22. Their Majesties, and the Princess Dowager, went through the Park from St. James's in Chairs, and their Attendants in Coaches, at Nine o'clock this Morning, to Westminster- Hall, from whence they went about Eleven to the Abbey, where their Majesties were crowned, and about Five got back to the Hall, where they dined in a most magnifi- cent Manner, and in the Presence of Arch a Num- ber of Spectators, as is scarce credible, and all as richly dress'd as possible. The Abbey was also as full and as gay. The whole Way of the Pro- cession was lined with Spectators upon Scaffolds built on Purpose, and every one made a Point of appearing richly dress'd. Upon the whole, it made the most splendid Appearance that can possibly be conceived. Coaches were going all Night, and from the not go above a Mile in three Hours. His Grace the Duke of Bedford walked this Day in the Procession as High- constable of Eng- land, with his Staff. On his Right was the sail of Errol, High- constable of Scotland, and on his Left the Sword of State was carried by the Earl of Huntingdon, at whole Left the Earl of Effing- ham walked with his Marshal's Staff. Earl Talbot, as Lord High Steward, carried St. Howard's crown, with the Duke of Somerset on his Right, bearing the Orb; and the Duke of Richmond, on his Left, bearing the Scepter with the Dove. Two Gentlemen, one on each Side, carried the Coronet and Staff of the Lord High Steward. The Bible was carried before the King by Lord James Beauclerk, Bishop of Hereford, with Dr. Pearce, Bishop of Rochester, on his Right, bear- ing the chalice, and Dr. Osbaldiston, Bishop of Carlisle, on his Left, bearing the Paten. The King had on his Head a Cap of Estate, adorned with Jewels. On his Right Hand walk'd Dr Trever, Bishop of Durham, and on his Left Dr Thomas, Bishop of Lincoln. His Majesty's Train was supported by six Lords, eldest Sons of Peers, vii. Viscount Mandeville, Lord Howard, Lord Beauchamp, Marqurss of Hartington, Lord Grey, Lord Newnham; And at the End of it, the Master of the Robes, and the Hon. James Brudenell. The golden Spurs were borne by the Earl of Sussex, with the Duke of Marlborough en his Right carrying the Scepter with the Cross; and the Duke of Kingston on his Left, with St. Ed- ward's Staff. The Curtana WAS borne by the Earl of Lincoln, with the Earl of Suffolk on his Right, carrying the second Sword; and the Earl of Sutherland on his Left, carrying the third Sword." The Queen's Crown was borne before her by the Luke of Bolton; the Scepter with the Cross by the Duke of Rutland; aud the Ivory Rod with the Dove by the Earl of Northampton. Her Majesty had on her Head a Circlet of Gold adorned with Jewels. On her right Hand was Dr. Thomas, Bishop of Winchester; and on her left Dr. Hayter, Bishop of Norwich. Her Train was supported by her Royal Highness Princess Augusta, assisted by six Earls Daughters, viz. Lady Mary Grey, Lady Elizabeth Montague, Lady Jane Steuart, Lady Selina Hastings, Lady Heneage Finch, Lady Mary Douglas. Princess Augusta's Coronet was borne by the Marquis of Carnarvon. The Dukes of Aquitaine and Normandy were represented by Sir William Breton and Sir Tho- mas Robinson, Bart. A small Tent was fixed on the left Side of the Platform in Old Palace Yard, for Lord Ligonier, as commanding Officer of the Guard on Duty, where he paid his Salute to their Majesties as they passed in Procession. We just now hear that one of the Scaffolds erected for feeing the Procession, is fallen down, and that it's feared two or three Persons are kill'd. Gen. Ev. Post. Good Authority assures us, that Offers are already made by considerable Men, to raise any Supplies to the Government, for any Number of Years, to continue the War with Vigour and Success. Saturday Morning died the Right Hon. Mar- garet Countess of Hardwicke. On Sunday died, aged 91, the Right Hon. William Lord Blakeney, late Lieutenant- Gover- nor of Minorca. Bristol, September 23. Arriv'd at the HOT- WELLS, Captain Browne, Rev. Mr. Loddington, Mr. Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Athurton, Mrs. Trevor, Mrs. Bradford, Miss Martin, Miss Perks, Mil's Coffin, Mils M'Dermott, & c. & c. There were the greatest Rejoicings litre Yesterday, ever known, on Account of the Corona- tion of their Majesties. The Procession from the Guildhall to the Cathedral was in the follow- ing Order. The City Marshal on Horseback. A Ward of Constables. The Military. The Shipwrights, carrying their Ensigns. The Companies in their Order. The Cabinet Work to precede the joiners Company. The Woolcombers with the Weavers. The Printers. The Champion. The Cryer and Blue Coat Boys. The City Music, Trumpets and French Horns. All the Officers in their For- malities. The Corporation in Scarlet. The Clergy, and Gentlemen of the City. The Con- stables. Coaches, & c. of the Corporation, and Gentlemen of the City. Several curious Pieces of Fire- Works were ex- hibited at different Parts of the City, & c. On Wednesday last Isaac Elton, Esq. an emi- nent Merchant, was chosen Mayor of this City for the Year ensuing; as were James Daltera and William Barnes, Esqrs. Sheriffs. Bath, September 24, Arriv'd here, Lord Fane and Lady, Lady Herbert, Sir Compton Dunvelle, Rev. Dr. Ashton and Lady, Dr. Gouth, Mr. and Mrs. Colle- ton, Mr. and Mrs. Hackworth, Mr. and Mrs. Crosbie, Mr. and Mrs. Snow, Mr. and Mrs. Higgins, Mr. and Mrs. Snailom, Mr. and Mrs. Hoy, Mr. and Mrs. Course, Mr. and Mrs. Ekins, Mr. and Mrs. Molesworth, Mr. and Mrs. Wooley, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel, Mr. and Mrs. Molefworth, Mr. Hawkes, Mr. and Mrs. Neal, Mr. and Mrs. Coxe, Mr. and Mrs. Burch, Mr. Finch, Mr. Rule, Mr. Holt, Mr. Thorn, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Rigby, Mr. Dumbell, Mrs. Dolliffe, MrsHeneage, MrsTreves, MrsBrigandine, Mrs Somerset, Mrs Basnet, Mrs. Hopkins, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Ca- lamy, Mrs. Parker, Mrs. Dalton, Mrs. Careless, Miss Molesworth, & c. & c. Tuesday the Inhabitants of this City gave the greatest Demonstrations of a general Joy and Satisfaction on Account of the Coronation of their Majesties. The Rector preached a most excellent Sermon on the Occasion, and there was likewise an Anthem sung at the Abbey. We have received Accounts from different Places of the great Joy ( hewn on the fame Occasion, but have no Room to insert them. However we can assure our Readers that the Joy was universal in this Neighbourhood. Yesterday was married at the Chapel in the Square, Mr. Jellard, Dissenting Minister of Shepton- Mallet, to Miss Stevenson, Daughter of the laþe Dr. Stevenson, Dissenting- Minister, of this City: She is an agreeable Lady, possess'd of every Accomplishment to make the Marriage- State happy; and a Fortune of zoool. The Public are defir'd to be careful to ask for the BATH CHRONICLE AND WEEKLY GAZETTE publish'd by C. POPE and Camp, as the Proprietor, of the Bath Advertiser ( a Saturday's Paper) al- ter'd their Day of Publication to Thursday, when our Proposals were first distributed, and likewise pi- rated Part of our Title, viz. Bath Chronicle We therefore give this necessary Caution, left they shou'd attempt to impose their Paper an the Public for THIS. The Poem sign'd. f. C. will be in our next.
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