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Berrow's Worcester Journal

23/09/1773

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Date of Article: 23/09/1773
Printer / Publisher: H. Berrow 
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THURSDAY, September 23, 1773. NOTICE is hereby given, That if any Person is willing to engage in the Coal Trade at Droitwhich, he may be accommodated with Land for a Warehouse, and other proper Conve- niences, and will meet with great Encouragement from the Proprietors of the Canal; for other Parti-- culars apply to Mr. Crane, Clerk to the Company, at Droitwich. To be SOLD to the BEST BIDDER, At the Angel Inn, in Bewdley, in the County of Wor- cester, on Saturday the 2d Day of October next, be- tween the Hours of Three and Five in the Afternoon, subject to Conditions of Sale then produced, AFreehold Estate, called the Wood- house, situate in the Chapelry of Pensax, within the Parish of Lindridge, in the County of Worcester, now in the Holding of William Shep- pard, and consisting of a Dwelling House, with convenient Out- Buildings, and about thirty Acres of Land ( including five Acres of exceeding good Orcharding, and two Acres of Hop Ground.) , N. B. There is in the above Estate a valuable Mine of Coal, which may be worked at an easy Expence; and the Premisses are situate within Half a Mite of the Turnpike Road from Worcester to Tenbury and Ludlow. For further Particulars apply to Mr. Harvy Price Two- pence Halfpenny. Numb. 4137. Saturday's and Sunday's Posts LONDON, Friday, Sept. 17. IT may be depended on, notwith- standing what has been recently said to the contrary, that the Court of Great Britain has posi- tively declared off having any Thing t0 do in settling Disputes between the Turks and Russians, although the Grand Signior is now about to so- licit the Favour. This may seem a Mystery to many ; however, what follows may unravel it: The Empress, on hearing that our Sovereign was to be applied to by the Porte to bring about a Reconciliation, immediately informed him what Terms she would accommodate Matters upon ; which were thought at St. James's very unreason- able, and such as his Majesty could not with any Degree of Justice, desire the Grand Signior to accept of; therefore concluded, and rightly too, to have no Concern with this Business. By a Gentleman arrived from Osnaburgh we are informed, that the Inhabitants of Hanover were apprehensive of a Visit from the King of Prussia, and had sent an Express to the Court of London, intimating their Fears. A Scheme for the better Regulation of the Commerce between Great Britain and the Colo- nies is now before the Board of Trade, and will be laid before Parliament. Extract of a Later from Constantinople, Aug. 1. " The disagreeable Intelligence has just ar- rived here of the Russians having again possessed themselves of the Town of Asoph, at the Mouth of the River Don, in the following Manner: The Empress of Russia had a Squadron of Men of War and Frigates in the Palus Maeotus, or the Sea of Asoph, which Squadron landed their Men in several Parts, and committed great Depreda- tions, which induced the Sublime Porte to send a Fleet into that Sea, in order to put a Stop to such Proceedings. This Fleet consisted of a large Number of Gallies, with two fifty- gun Ships, and Three Frigates, who arrived in the Palus Maeotus, sell in several Times With the Russians, and engaged with various Success. At last the Russian Commander formed a Design of landing his Men to take the Town of Asoph ; which be- ing known to the Turks, they prepared to oppose it, in Consequence of which a general Battle en- sued. The Turks had manifestly the Advantage in Point of Situation, as they were within the Russian Fleet, and fought in a Manner under the Cannon of Asoph, but the Russians having the Advantage of a Wind, drove in with the Turk- ish Gallies, who were a- head, and caused much Consusion; however, one of the Men of War and two of the Frigates coming up, gave the Gallies some Relief, and maintained the Fight with great Obstinacy, but at last the superior Weight of the Russian Metal prevailed, six of the Gallies were funk, and one of the Frigates taken ; the two Men of War, the two Frigates and the rest of the Gallies made their Escape out to Sea, whither the Russians did not think pro- per to follow them. The Russian Commander immediately failed into the River, and landing his Men a little above Asoph, on the Eastern Side of the River, took Possession of that important Place with little Resinance. The Divan was directly Called together when this Intelligence arrived, and the Result of the Conference is, to endea- vour at all Events the retaking of Asoph." We are informed by good Authority ( contrary to the Opinion, of several eminent Assayers, who thought it not practicable) that Mr. Spilsbury, of London, by a Series of Experiments, has disco- vered a very great Improvement in the Assaying Gold, which is to make a Gold Assay in about twenty Minutes, with Accuracy; whereas the common Process now in Practice at Goldsmith's Hall, and other Places, is attended with great Expence, and takes three Hours to perform the Operation, and must wait a Day for the Report. This must certainly be of great Advantage to People who go Abroad, and to private Traders, who may make their own Assays, when this Me-- thod is communicated to the Public. Sir John Fielding on Wednesday informed the Bench, that he had last Year wrote to Mr. Gar- rick concerning the Impropriety of performing the Beggar's Opera ; a Performance which he decla- red, he believed, from its vicious Tendency, was seldom acted without making a Thief; he begged therefore, the Gentlemen present would join with him in requesting Mr. Garrick would desist from performing that Opera To- morrow Evening. The Bench immediately consented to the Proposal; and a public Card was dispatched to Mr. Garrick for that Purpose. We are informed; that a Great Personage now allows a Pension of 5ool. a Year, out of his own privy Purse, to the Widow of a Gentleman who formerly had a lucrative Place under the Govern-- ment ; but being obliged to live up to his Rank, left not sufficient to support his Widow and 12 Children, all now living. Wednesday the Sessions ended at the Old Bailey, when six Prisoners were convicted to be trans- ported, viz. Wm. Davis for stealing Cloth, Joseph Butler for stealing Iron, Francis Norris for steal- ing four Quartern Loaves, Mary Hussey and F. Hogg for stealing three Sugar Loaves, and Alex. Dunning for stealing about a Pound and a Half of Sugar off the Keys. At this Session 15 Prisoners were capitally con- A more particular Account of the Trial of Major General GANSEL. Tuesday Morning, about Half past Eight o'Clock, William Gansel, Esq; was brought to the Bar of Justice Hall, in the Old Bailey, and charged on three different Indictments, before Mr. Justice Nares, with maliciously and wilfully shooting at John Hyde, William Felthouse, and some other Bailiss's Followers, contrary to the Statute, & c. to which the Prisoner pleaded Not Guilty. It appeared that a Writ had been issued against General Gansel, at the Suit of Samuel Lee, Sur- geon, for the Sum of 134l. but that the Warrant given to John Hyde, the Bailiss, had been sealed previous to its being signed, which gave Occasion to a long Altercation between the Council for the Prosecution and Prisoner, as it was thought a fundamental Error. The Point of Law arising from that Circumstance, however, was agreed to be postponed, and the first Witness, John Hyde, was called, who deposed to the following Purport : That on the 26th of August last, he went with proper Assistants to the General's Lodgings, at Mr. Mayo's, in Craven- Street ; that the Street Door was open, on which he went up Stairs, knocked at the Door of the two Pair forward ( where he heard the Prisoner was) which was fastened, and on a Voice- asking him his Business, Hyde answered, he wanted Mr. Mayo. He was answered from within, that was not Mayo's Apart- ment, but that he lived on the Ground Floor ; on this Hyde went down to the Plaintiff Lee, who was in the Parlour, and beckoned to his Men, who were waiting in the Street ; that on going up again to the General's Room, on the Landing Place he was met by two of the General's Ser- vants, one of whom had a Knife in his Hand, with which he opposed Hyde's Passage, swearing he would kill any one that attempted to go up Stairs ; that Lee, with a Stick, knocked the Knife out of the Lad's Hand, and sent him down Stairs to be taken Care of by the other Assistants ; that the Evidence then saw the General on the landing Place of the sécond Floor, and taking the Paper out of his Pocket, told him he had a Warrant against him at the Suit of Lee, for 134l. on which the General said, " Damn ye ! have ye?" and en- deavoured to enter the Room and shut the Door ; that Hyde pursued him so closely, that he got his Foot and Knee between the Door and the Side of the Post where it locked, and prevented the Ge- neral's Intention, who stood with his Back against the Door, and fired a Pistol with his Right Hand through the Pannel, which passed close by the Head of the Evidence ; that Hyde said, " for God's Sake don't fire at naked Men, who are in the Execution of their Office." On which the General replied, " he had Half a Dozen more Pistols, and would fire them all, for he would not be taken." About this Time Hyde swore he touched Gansel on the Shoulder, who soon after discharged a sécond Shot with his Left Handover his Right Shoulder at the Evidence's Face, but he bobbing his Head, it hit Felthouse's Hat, and lodged in the Door- Post ; that then the General reached at another Pistol which lay in a Chair, but Hyde rushing in got it out of his Hand, on which he was brought down Stairs, and conveyed in a Coach to Armstrong the Bailiss's House. Hyde denied he or his Assistants had any offensive Weapons through the Whole of this Transaction. Thomas Hyde, Brother to the above Witness, corroborated the Story of John, as to the General's Back being to the Door when he fired ; said the Bailiss's had no Arms of any Sort, but had five People, beside Lee the Plaintiff, to seize the Ge- neral, who he said was a terrible Man, though they were under no Apprehensions from him. Henry Felthouse told partly the same Story as the two former, but swore Gansel's Face was to the Door when he fired, and contradicted the Evi- dence of the Hydes in some other Particulars'. William Sly and Richard Reeves, the two other Followers, also contradicted the Tenor of the for- mer Evidences, and all denied having Fire- Arms of any Kind. Mrs. Mayo deposed, the Gang of Catchpoles came to her House on the 25th of August, about Two of the Clock; that they seemed all in a Tremble, and took a Double- barrelled Pistol which lay in her Parlour up Stairs with them ; that she heard two Pistols fired, but did not know by whom. The Evidence for the Prosecution being gone through, the General requested Leave to read his Defence, which Contained a plain, affecting Nar- rative of his Case. He said he had been long un- happily embarrassed in his Circumstances, but that he little expected such a Proceeding from Lee, whom he had amply paid ; that he should prove by his Evidences, he hoped, he was by no Means guilty of the Charge ; that he never came out of his Room, nor saw a Warrant in Hyde's Hand, for if he had, as he never meant to oppose the Course of Justice, he should not have fired his first Pistol ; but that he had road in Blackstone's Commentaries, an Englishman's House, nay his Room was his Castle ; that he had lived thirty- eight Years in the Place where he was attacked, and that his Apartments were only connected with Mayo's House, by a common Entry, and he had a distinct Property in the Habitation ; that the most cruel Means had been taken to oppress him and exaggerate his Offence in the News- Papers, & c. that he ran down with the Knife in his Hand, and finding who they were, returned and told the General, who bid his Brother James lock the Door, which he heard him do ; that he was met by Hyde on the Stairs, whom he never threatened, as he was directly knocked down ; that they pushed him into the Yard, and bolted him out ; but getting over some Rails, he came into the House and ran up Stairs, where he saw the Officers about his Master's Door, which was closely shut, when both Pistols were fired ; that they then broke open the Door, and took away the General, and he saw the Box of the Lock broke off directly after, and the Bolts shot out. James Ashfield's Testimony agreed principally with his Brother's, and he declared, when he went down Stairs, the General bid him take Notice he locked the Door, which he heard his Master do. Mr. Vickars gave a very good Reason to the Court for believing the Door was shut when the first Pistol was fired, as the Mark on the Wall, made by the Ball, was in a straight Line with the Orifice in the Pannel. Mrs. Sanders saw the Hole in the Door Post, made by the second Ball, and conjectured the Door must have been shut at that Time, as the Edge of it was burnt by the Powder, and when shut, formed a Sort of Circle. Mrs. Mayo corroborated the Evidence of the Lock being broke, and some other Witnesses not only strengthened the Credibility of Vickars and Sanders's Depositions, but mentioned several Cir- cumstances which tended to evince the Door was fastened when the Pistols were fired. Mr. Justice Nares soon after proceeded to sum up the Evidence, which he did in a very judicious and impartial Manner; and the Jury, without going out of Court, in a short Space of Time found the Prisoner NOT GUILTY; which Verdict was received with a general Plaudit by the Auditors ; and Mr. Gansel, after declaring he had, trusting to the good Ground he stood upon, only brought two General Officers to his Character, made a low Bow and retired from the Bar. The above Trial, which was of the utmost Im- portance to the Subjects of this Kingdom, lasted from Half past Eight in the Morning till past Five in the Evening. COUNTRY NEWS. Shrewsbury, Sept. 18. On Wednesday the Give- and- Take Purse was run for by Mr. Ver- non's brown Horse, Venture, beating Mr. Lloyd's bay Mare, Frowning Moll, and on Thursday the Four and Five- years old Plate was won by Mr. Vernon's bay Colt, Henricus, beating five others, September 23, 1773. THE Friendly Association, held last Year at the Talbot in Stourbridge, will be held this Year at the Town Hall in Dudley, This Day. — Ordinary and Extraordinary One Shilling and Six pence,— Dinner will be on the Table at Two o'clock. THE Friendly Association, held last Year at the Angel in Pershore, will be held this Year at the House of Mr. Davis, the Bell in Broadway, on Tuesday next, the 28th Instant.--- Ordinary and Extraordinary One Shilling and Six- pence .-- Dinner will be on the Table at Two o'Clock. WANTED immediately, A young Man, of a reputable Family, and proper Education, as an articled Clerk to Mr. Sockett, Attorney, in Worcester. WANTED immediately, or at Michaelmas next, A Journeyman who un- derstands both Baking and Malting; a sober steady Man, who can bring a good Character from his last Place, may hear of constant Employment, by applying to the Printer of this Paper. Worcester, Sept. 16, 1773. SIX LECTURES upon the Anatomy and Physiology of the HUMAN BODY, will be read, the ensuing Winter, By Mr. TURBERVILLE, SURGEON. Those Gentlemen who have not subscribed, and are disposed to attend them, may be acquainted with the Terms, by applying to the Printer of this Paper. COAL TRADE. WHEREAS the GAME in the Manor of Feckenham has of late Years but greatly destroyed; This is to give Notice, If any dis- qualified Persons presume to sport in the said Man they will be prosecuted as the Law directs: And Tunnels and other unlawful Nets have been very much used for the Destruction of the Game Night, whoever will give information of any Game in the said Manor being taken as aforesaid, or any unqualified Person having in his Possession such Tunnels, & c. shall, upon Conviction of e Offender, receive a Guinea Reward above Half Penalty which is allowed by Act of Parliament the Informer, by applying to Mr. Jones, Peru maker, in the Corn Market, Worcester. TO BE SOLD, A Very improveable Copyhold Estate of Inheritance, called the Dial House Fa situate at Tardebigg, within less than three Miles of Bromsgrove, in the County of Worcester, consisting of two Messuages, a Barn, Stable, other necessary Outbuildings, in good Repair, Upwards of fifty two Statute Acres of Arable Meadow, and Pasture Land, lying together, with a Ring Fence. N. B. Any Gentleman who shall become a Pur- chaser of the above Estate, may erect a House there in a very pleasant Situation, as several Parts of Estate are so situate as to command delight Prospects. For Particulars enquire of Mr. Anthony Cr. in Bromsgrove aforesaid ; OR of Mr. Young, Attor- ney at Law in Pershore, in the said County Worcester. TO BE SO L D, Pursuant to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery fore Thomas Harris, Esq; one of the Master, said Court, at his Chambers in Lincoln's Inn, London. THE several Freehold Estates late William Frankcombe, Esq; deceased, a mentioned, in the Following Lots: LOT 1, A large Mansion House, with the Ba Out- Houses, stables, Garden, and Orchard adjust- ing, and 29 Acres 3 Roods and 32 Perches of Mea- dow and Pasture, and 9 Acres 3 Roods and Perches of Arable Land, contiguous, to the Mansion House, situate at Cowley, in the County Gloucester. Also several Closes, Pieces, or Parcels of inch and Field Land, lying contiguous to each other the said Parish of Cowley, viz. 22 Acres 1 and 34 Perches of Meadow and Pasture, and Acres 1 Rood and 15 Perches of Arable. And several Closes, Pieces or Parcels of Meadow and Pasture Ground, containing together 6 Acres and 2 Roods, lying in the Parish of Cam, in said County of Gloucester. NOTE, The above Premisses are lett to Geo. M jun. and William Tyndall, as Tenants at Wi the yearly Rent of 66l. 5s. LOT 2. An Estate, called Ashmead, consisting a Farm House, Barn, Stable, Yard, Orchards, Garden, and 35 Acres of Meadow and Pasture 14 Acres 2 Roods of Arable Land, in the said Pa- rish of Cam, lett to Wm. Morse, at the yearly of 45l. LOT 3. Consisting of the Great Tythes of said Parish of Cowley, which have been valued 1ool, per Ann. LOT 4. Two Closes, Pieces or Parcels of Pasture Ground, containing 16 Acres 1 Rood and 36 Pe in the said Parish of Cam, lately lett to Wood Packer, but now lett to - , at the year Rent of 16l. And a Piece of Pasture Ground, called Grisg containing four Acres, in the said Parish of lett to William Griffin, at the yearly Rent of 2l LOT5. Three small Tenements and two chards, called Warners Close and Burnt House Or in the said Parish of Cowley, lately lett to Nath Underwood, but now lett to , a yearly Rent of lol. And a Piece of Meadow, in the same called Mean Baidges, lett to John Weight, yearly Rent of 15s. NOTE, Cowley and Cam lie about 12 Miles from City of Gloucester, and 22 from the City of ( the great Turnpike Road leading from the to Bristol running through both the said Pa two Miles from Dursley, four from Wotton edge, five from Minchin Hampton, and eight Tetbury, all considerable Market Towns. LOT 6. A Capital Messuage or Mansion with Barns, stables, and Appurtenances, and 180 Acres of Land, called Tracy Park, in the of Droynton, alias Doynton, in the County Gloucester, about five Miles from Bath, and Miles from Bristol; lett to Henry Rickets, at yearly Rent of 15ol. NOTE,. The Park, which contains 140 Acres, rounded with a double Fence. LOT 7. Two Farms, called the Haw and hill, consisting of Farm Houses, Farms, Barn- bles, Outhouses, Yard, and Garden, and about Acres of Land, situate in the Parishes of Hastfield, Ashleworth, and Deerhurst, in the county of Gloucester, about seven Miles from Gloucester and six from Tewkesbury, lett to Nathaniel kins and Richard Craswell; at the yearly Rent 109l. 17s. LOT 8. A good old Mansion or farm Barn, Stable, and other Outhouses, and about Acres of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Ground called the Leigh or Lye Farm, in the said Parish Tirley, about five Miles from Gloucester and Tewkes- bury, and five Miles from Cheltenham, next River Severn, and bordering on the Turnpike rom Gloucester to Tewkesbury, lett to William Lawrence, at the yearly Rent of 85l. The Tenants will shew their respective Fa. Further Particulars to be had at the said M Chambers; also of Mr. Holt, Attorney, in Court, in the Temple, London; Mr. Hall, ney, Park- Street, Grosvenor- Square, London Lane, Attorney, at Gloucester ; Mr. John Hall Attorney, in Wotton - Underedge; Mr. Richard Brigden Fowell, Attorney, at Bath ; Mr. W Murry, Attorney, at Bristol; Mr. Whithorn At- torney, at Dursley ; Mr. Skillicorne, Attorney Cheltennam ; and Mr. Lyttelton, Attorney FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Hague, August 31. TWELVE Elders of the Polish Syna- gogues, which have fallen to the Lot of the King of Prussia, have been presented to that Monarch by General Ziethen. They had at their Head hrahim, and went to request a Revocation of Edict for their Emigration; and on their eeing to pay 70,000 Crowns, it was settled It such Jews as were possessed of a Capital of Crowns might remain in his Majesty's Do- minions, and the Time for the Departure of the rer Sort is to be proportioned according to tain Circumstances. COUNTRY NEWS. Birmingham, Sept. 20. A Correspondent at rk writes us Word, that private Letters had been received from London, which mention that Bankers have come to a Resolution to take old Guineas, such as those of the Reigns of harles II. James II. and William III. that do want above Eighteen- pence, and do not ap- r to have been clipped or otherwise diminished, ich is no more than the Intent and Meaning of Act, viz. allowing a reasonable Wear. Carmarthen, Sept. 16. William Thomas, alias nk, we are informed, has made some great Dis- coveries relating to the Murder of the late Mr. well of Glanareth ; but how far he is to be pended on, Time will discover. — He is to be cuted on Saturday next. Bristol, Sept. 2. At our Assizes came on a ial in which Mr. David Lewis, a considerable atter and Corn Factor, in this City, was Plain- , and John Thomas, of the County of Carmar- n, Defendant. The Defendant had last Summer to the Plaintiff's Agent at Carmarthen two sks of Butter, which, when opened at Bristol, eared, except about four Inches at Top, to be ease, Curds, big Salt, & c. and the Smell of it y offensive. The Evidence proved the Fraud the Satisfaction of the whole Court, especially Mrs. Jones, who had bought the Butter.- jeant Davy, Council for the Plaintiff, opened Cause: He observed to the Jury the Custom bringing Butter to Carmarthen Market to sell, pointed out the Manner in which the Cask having on the Top of the Cask very good matter, the Woman tasted a Bit with her Nail, proved of it, and gave him the bell Market ce; but when the Butter came to Bristol, the Bristol Men, who, says the Serjeant, art as cun- g as Foxes, not satisfied with a good outward appearance, thrust the Borer down to the Bot- tles of the Cask, and, says he, out comes the order ( addressing himself to the Jury) and had or Noses been near it, you never would have ed Welsh Butter any more. — After a little m Debate on both Sides, the Plaintiff ob- served a Verdict, with 3l. 5s. Damages, and of Suit. LONDON, Monday, Sept. 20. The prefect Parliament will be dissolved in il, and new Writs immediately issued out for General Election. Lond. Ev. Post. Application is said to have been made to a few tal Merchants in the City for a private Loan, erve as a temporary Supply to the exhausted sury, for the Purposes of the General Election. Friday Morning their Royal Highnesses the ce and Dutchess of Cumberland, the Hon. Luttrell, the Hon. James Luttrell, Gen Pro- Col. Deaken, Col. Garth, and a very nume- Suite, in eight of his Royal Highness's Car- es, set out from Cumberland- House towards er, where Vessels are waiting to carry them Calais. We hear their Royal Highnesses travel through ce and Italy as Earl and Countess of Dub- but are, by his Majesty's Direction to the Ambassador, to be received as Duke and Duchess Cumberland, and all Honours and Respect to them accordingly. The Duke of Cumberland, we are told, means sit most of the Courts of Europe, in Confe- ce of which he will stay Abroad two Years. — t will have Business enough on their ds without once attending the Concerns of old England, the African, as well the Asian companies being marked down as proper Objects t — ry Disquisetion. However serious the Irish may be in their Ex- ecutions of an Union with this Country, they says a Correspondent, most seriously re- d to oppose its taking Place to the last Mo- of their Strength and Capacity. Plan has been offered to Administration for effectual preventing the Emigration of the in- ous Poor of Ireland, which lies at present be- the Privy Council. He is a strong Reproach to our present Minister offer English Artisans, Handicrafts, and Ma- nufacturers, to be publickly employed at foreign rts, while those who remain in this Country s publickly starving for Want of Employment. The Act for the better regulating the Assize of which is just published, sets forth, that Whereas, according to the ancient Order and om of this Realm, there hath been, from Time memorial, a Standard Wheaten Bread, made our, being the whole Produce of the Wheat eof it was made : And whereas by an Act, d in the Thirty- first Year of the Reign of rge the Second, intituled, ' An Act for the making of Bread, and to regulate the Price Assize thereof, and to punish Persons who adulterate Meal, Flour, or Bread ;' and by Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of Present Majesty, for explaining and amending Said recited Act, Two Sorts of Bread, made Wheat, only are allowed to be made for Sale ; is to say) Wheaten and Household ; whereby Flour, being the whole Produce of the Wheat, divided in the making of Bread for Sale, as this Standard Wheaten Bread, made accord- o the ancient Order and Custom of this Realm d be no longer made for Sale: And whereas House hold Bread, such as is intended by the said of George the Second to be made for Sale, is continued, many Inconveniences have arisen, and many of the inferior Classes of the People more especially, have been under a Necessity of buying Bread at a higher Price than they could afford, to their great Hurt and Detriment: For Remedy thereof, it is enacted, That from and after the 29th of September; One Thousand Seven Hun- dred and Seventy- three, a Bread made of Wheat, as followeth ; that is to say, Of the Flour of Wheat, which Flour, without any Mixture or Division, shall be the whole Produce of the Grain, the Bran or Hull thereof only excepted, and which shall weigh Three- fourth Parts of the Weight of the Wheat whereof it shall be made, may be at all Times, and is hereby allowed to be made, baked, exposed to or for Sale, and sold, and shall be called and understood to be a Standard Wheaten Bread. " Provided always, That the Makers of the said Bread for Sale do and shall make every Loaf thereof with the Capital Letters S W, and that the Makers and Sellers of the same do make and sell the same, although no Assize of Bread be set, of the Weight, and in the Proportions following; that is to say, That every Standard Wheaten Peck Loaf shall always weigh seventeen Pounds six Ounces Avoirdupois, every Half Peck Loaf eight Pounds eleven Ounces, and every Quartern Loaf four Pounds five Ounces and one Half Ounce Avoirdupois; and that every Peck Loaf, Half Peck Lo, af, and Quartern Loaf, shall always be sold as to Price, in Proportion to each other re- spectively ; and that where Wheaten and House- hold Bread, made as the Law now directs, shall be sold at the same Time, together with this Stan- dard Wheaten. Bread, they be sold in Respect of and in Proportion to each other as followeth ; that is to say, That the same Weight of Wheaten Bread as costs Eight- pence, the same Weight of this Standard Wheaten Bread shall cost Seven- pence, and the same Weight of Household Bread shall cost Six- pence, or seven Standard Wheaten assized Loaves shall weigh equal to eight Wheaten assized Loaves, or to six Household Loaves of the same Price, as near as may be. " Provided also, That the said Standard Wheaten Bread be not, nor shall be made into, or exposed to or for Sale, or sold as priced Loaves, at one and the fame Time, together with assized Loaves of the same Standard Wheaten Bread." Wheat has been sold at Reading Market on the two last Saturdays, between 40s. and 50s. per Load under the Price usually given at this Time of the Year. Information was last Week given before the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, against upwards of thirty Persons for coining Halfpence, and last Friday four of them were apprehended. Many People having doubted whether General Gansel can be legally kept in Custody, after his Acquitment at the Old Bailey, it is necessary to inform them that, although the Manner of ar- resting the General was illegal, yet, as he has been actually in Custody of a Sheriff's Officer, if he is suffered to go at large, the Sheriffs, to all Intents and Purposes, would be fixed with the Debt. The General has his Remedy by Law against the Bailiff for any illegal Conduct in the Execution of the Process. Letters received from Copenhagen this Week, give us great Reason to believe that his Danish Majesty is verging fast On the Confines of Eter- nity: Though he eats as usual, he visibly emaci- ates, and is supposed by his Physicians to be in a thorough Waste of Nature. As to his Memory, he has failed in it before, as well as since, the late unhappy Revolution ; but now he remembers hardly any one Thing, and seldom has a good Night's Rest. Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Algiers. " An Affair has lately happened here which no Doubt will be attended with bad Conse- quences : — A French Snow came into our Har- bour : Upon her Arrival the Officers went on board and informed the Captain, the Custom of the Port was for him either to send his Sails or Rudder on Shore until the Duties of his Cargo were paid ( which are Ten per Cent, on what the Goods sell for:) The Captain refused to send either, and behaved rather insolent. On Notice being sent to the Dey, he seized the Vessel, and made the Crew Prisoners." A very melancholy Accident happened last Monday at Easthanger, in Suffex .— A poor Wo- man, leaving a young Child in a Cradle while she went for some Milk to a neighbouring Farmer's, a strange Cat got in at the Sink- hole, and sucked the Breath of the Child : As soon as the Woman entered the House, the Cat ran away from the Cradle, but though the poor Woman immediately alarmed her Neighbours, and used every Method in her Power to recover her Infant, her Endea- vours were without Effect. On Thursday Evening a Man was stopped in Piccadilly offering to Sale a Hat, which proved to be the Property of the Farmer who was found early on Thursday Morning, near the Hampshire Hog at Hammersmith, robbed and murdered: He was carried before Sir John Fielding, who committed him to Prison. It is said he impeached two Ac- complices, after whom strict Search is making. Saturday Morning, between Four and Five o'clock, some Villains attempted to break into the House of Mr. Corte, Wire- drawer, in Foster- Lane; they had opened the Kitchen Window which looks into a Court, and one of them had got in, but was immediately seized by a large Dog, who tore him in such a Manner that he was taken and sent to the Hospital; his Compa- nions escaped. Friday Morning, at Four o'Clock, a terrible Fire broke out at Mr. Pincher's, an Apothecary, in Charles- Street, Hatton- Garden, which en- tirely consumed the same.. The King's Head Inn, belonging to Mr. Oliver, and the Stabling, were greatly damaged. Mr. Pincher, his Wife, and Servant Maid, besides several Persons who lodged in the House, were obliged to jump out of their several Windows, some into Blankets, others upon Straw, and some were caught in Arms. The Maid Servant broke her Thigh, and was carried to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, without any Hopes of NOTICE is hereby given, That, in Pursuance of an Order made by the Lord Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants, the 28th Day of July last, the Militia Men for the County and City of Worcester are ordered to assemble in the said City of Worcester on Monday the 18th Day of October next, there to be trained and exercised for the Space of twenty- eight Days. THOMAS HURDMAN, Clerk of the General Meetings. WORCESTER, 15th September, 1773. N. B. If any Militia Man ( not labouring under any Infirmity incapacitating him) shall not appear, he will, upon Conviction before one Justice of the Peace, forfeit Twenty Pounds ; and if he does not immediately pay the same, will be committed to the Common Goal of the County or Place where he shall be so convicted, for six Months, or until he shall have paid the Penalty. Such Persons as have served by themselves, or Substitutes, three Years in the above Militia, may have proper Discharges, upon applying to Serjeant Major Watkins, in Worcester. THE several Tenants of the late Sir WALTER ABINGDON COMPTON, of Hartpury Court, in the County of Gloucester, de- ceased, are hereby cautioned not to pay the Whole of their Rents, or Arrears, due at his Death, to any Person whatsoever, until they hear farther from his Widow, who claims Dower out of the Whole of his Estates. ANNE S. COMPTON. Bewdley, 1oth Sept. 177 3. THE great Inconvenience arising from various Reports respecting the Receipt of Money, has induced Us, whose Names are here- unto subscribed, to inform the Public, that we will take in Payment the Gold Coin of this Kingdom, agreeably to Act of Parliament; and that we will also take Portugal Money as follows, viz. d. s. d. o if it wants no more than 2 o o Pieces - - 10 o Ditto 0 8 o Ditto - - - 06 6 Ditto - - 0 4 0 Ditto --- 03 9 and 4s. 6d. each - 0 2 l. s. 3 12 36 27 18 13 9 6 supposed to belong to a travelling Jew, Was left with the Constable of st. Peter's, in the County of Worcester, by the Person who carried the same, on his being required to produce and shew his Licence for that purpose, in which Box is contained the fol- lowing Goods, viz. Thirty- three Pair of Silver plated Shoe Buckles of different Patterns, two Pair of Bath Metal Shoe Buckles, six enamelled Snuff Boxes of different Make, a Silk Size Tape ( for taking the Height of Horses) in an enamelled Case, a Snuff Box with a Tortoise- shell Top, a black Bot- tom, and Silver Rim; four Links of Stone Buttons set in Metal resembling Silver, one odd Link of Sleeve Buttons with a Bristol Stone, one Sleeve Stud set in Metal resembling Silver, one Dozen and one Link of China Buttons set in Brass, three Brass Rings, one Wire Stone Ring, one Pair of Brass Ear- Rings, one plain Steel or Iron Watch Chain, one Lace Head Piece for a Woman's Cap, three small Pieces of Thread Lace, and one Necklace of false Opal Stone set in Brass: This is therefore to give No- tice, That if the Person who left the same with the Constable will come and prove his Property to the said Box and Goods, and produce his Licence for Hawking the same, the said Box and Goods will be restored to him, on paying the reasonable Expence of keeping and advertising thereof. William Walker, Herbert Bury, Thomas Sheward, William Bancks, Ann Scrimshire, Bonham Caldwell, Sam. and Edw. Kenrick, Edward Richards, Joseph Crane, John Francis, Christopher Bancks, John Daniel, Jos. and John Crane, George Brookes, Mary and Ann Best, James Hassall, Thomas Martin, Thomas Jones, John Reynolds, Samuel Carter, John Rowley, Samuel Wharton, John Probart, Jacob Lea, Edward Radnall, jun. Alexander Griffiths, Francis Roberts, Deborah Crump, John White, John Hayley, John Brookholding, Robert Goemry, Thomas Howell, William Harding, Edward Houseman, Charles Freeth, William Guinett, Charles Stokes, John Crump, William Coldrick, Henry and Joseph Goode, George Clarke, Benjamin Cope, William Reading, Nathaniel Payton, Thomas Holder, Joseph Swetman, Samuel Lavender, John Ford, John Millner, Henry Carter, Elizabeth Jones, David Rowland, Richard Knight, Richard Hare, Richard Jones, William Slaney. To be SOLD to the HIGHEST BIDDER, On Monday the 11th Day of October, next, at the Plea- sant Inn, in Silver- Street, in the City of Worcester, between the Hours of Three and Five in the After- noon, subject to the Conditions to be then produced, A Freehold House in Newport- Street, in the Occupation of William Moore, Cooper, as Tenant thereof to John Green. Enquire of Mr. Parker, Attorney, in Worcester. To be LETT, and entered upon immediately, A Handsome, new- built House, sit for a small genteel Family ; it consists of a Hall, two Parlours, three good Bed- chambers, two large Garrets;, a Kitchen, Pantry, Brewhouse, and exceed- ing good Cellaring ; there are likewise a Five- Stall Stable, a Chaise- house, Grainery, and a good Gar- den ; and about six Acres of Pasture Land may be had, if desired. The above is situated on a pleasant healthy spot, in the Parish of Hagley, Worcestershire; within one Mile of Hagley, and two of stourbridge and Kidderminster. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. James Devey, Upholder, in Worcester; or of Mr. John Willetts, Stove - Grate Maker, at Churchill, near Stourbridge, who will shew the Premisses. N. B. The House is at present neatly furnished, and will be lett either with or without Furniture. To be LETT, together or separate, And entered upon at Candlemas next, TWO Farms, one called Pembridge Castle Farm, consisting of 260 Acres, Ara- ble, Meadow, and Pasture; and the other called The Mill Farm, of about 55 Acres of Arable, Mea- dow, and Pasture, with a Snuff Mill, convertible into a Water Grift Mill, thereon, in the Parishes of Welch Newton and Garway, Herefordshire, within four Miles of Monmouth, seven of Ross, and twelve of Hereford, and otherwise well situate. The Buildings in good Repair, and the Advance now proposed of the Rent above what the Premisses were lett at in 1686, will be moderate, and no Ad- vance thereof has been made or proposed since that Time. Enquire of Mr. Halfpenny, Town Clerk, at Mon- mouth, who will receive Proposals; and of Mr. Towneley, at Corney House, at Chifwick, near London, where Surveys of the above Farms may be seen. TO BE SOLD, At JOHN GREEN'S, at Eckington, near Pershore, Worcester shire, A Thorough- bred MARE, aged, with a MARE COLT by her Side, got by Spanker, who was got by Sir Marmaduke Wywell's Antelope, who was got by the famous Belgrade out of Lord Leigh's Charming Molly. The above Mare is now in Foal again by the famous Yorkshire Horse, called Young Snake. Likewise to be Sold, A very promising FILLEY for the Turf, two Years old; and also a YEARLING FILLEY, both out of the above Mare. For Particulars enquire as above or of Samuel Sept. 8, 1773. ELOPED last Friday Night, from Mr. H. Gyles, Tanner, at Martley, Worcester- shire, JAMES REEVES, an Apprentice Lad, about 20 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 3 or 4 Inches high, remarkably square and strong made, a broad, full, fresh- coloured Face, black strait Hair; on the Bridge of his Nose, between the Eyes, has a Spot, as if pitted by a Burn or a large Pock, and which ap- pears whiter than any other Part of his Face; he had on, when he went away, a tanned Hurden Frock and brown Waistcoat, Leather Breeches stained with the Tan; walked off in a Pair of Hus- sar Boots, with a Bundle, containing an old Drab- coloured Broadcloth Coat and Waistcoat, with a Pair of new Leather Breeches, some Shirts, Shoes, Stockings, & c. and has since been seen at Tenbury, and supposed to be going towards Ludlow. Whoever gives Intelligence of the said Appren- tice, so that he may be secured, will be handsomely rewarded for their Trouble ; and all Persons are hereby forbid harbouring or employing him, for whoever does will be prosecuted as the Law directs. TO BE SOLD, A Very compleat Freehold Estate, called Yarran, lying in the Parish of Astley, in the County of Worcester, now in the Possession of Mr. John Pardoe, the Proprietor thereof; con- fisting of a commodious Farm- House, Barn, Stable, and other Out- Buildings, in perfect Repair; about thirty- eight Acres of Arable Land, ten Acres of Meadow and Pasture, and four Acres of Hop Ground, remarkably well senced and fruited, and the Land ( considering the Whole together) inferior in Quality to none in the County of Worcester. For other Particulars apply to Mr. Sockert, At- torney, in Worcester. EVESHAM. TO BE SOLD; THE Tithes of Middle Littleton, North Littleton, South Littleton, Hampton, Offenham, Wickhamford, Badsey, and Aldington, situate near the Borough of Evesham, in the County of Worcester, now lett at 458l. per Annum, and valued at 615l. per Annum, and held by Lease from the Dean and Chapter of Christ Church, Oxford. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Hunt, at Stratford upon Avon, in Warwickshire; or of Mr. Beriah Hills, in East- Lane, Rotherhithe, in Surry. To be SOLD to the BEST BIDDER, or BIDDERS, At the Golden Cross, in Bromsgrove, on Tuesday next, the 28TH of September Instant, in the following Lots, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced, unless disposed of in the mean Time by private Con- tract, and in such Case timely Notice will be given thereof, LOT 1. A Very eligible and improve- able Freehold Estate, called the Wood- row Farm, situate at Chadwich, in the Parish of Bromsgrove, in the County of Worcester; consist- ing of a substantial, well- built, Brick, Capital Mes- suage or Dwelling- House, convenient Out- Build- ings, and about 153 Acres of rich Arable, Mea- dow, and Pasture Ground, all lying together within a Ring Fence. Also another compact Freehold Messuage and Farm, situate in Chadwich aforesaid, and lying near to the Woodrow Estate ; consisting of proper Out- Buildings, and about 61 Acres of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Ground. The above Estates are now lett together to Mr. Philip Carpenter, for the Remainder of a Term of Years of which seven will be unexpired at Lady- Day next, at the yearly Rent of 115l. but at the Expiration of the present Lease are computed to be worth at least 200l. per Annum. N. B. The Capital Messuage is delightfully situ- ated on the Borders of a rich and beautiful Com- mon, called the Lickway, and both Estates have an extensive and valuable Right of Commoning thereon, and are well watered. LOT 2. Another Freehold Estate, situate on the Back of the High- Street in Bromsgrove aforesaid, consisting of a Barn, Stable, and about 16 Acres of very good Arable and Pasture Land, and now in the Occupation of Mr. Michael Culwick, for the Re- mainder of a certain Term of Years, of which about twelve are unexpired, at the yearly Rent of 25l. LOT 3. Also a Freehold Messuage, called the Roebuck, and four Tenements thereto adjoining, situate at the Top of the High- Street in Broms- grove aforesaid. For further Particulars apply to Mr. John Bridges Spilsbury, in Bromsgrove; Mr. Wheeler, Attorney at Law, at Winterfold, near Kidderminster ; or Mr. Brasier, Attorney at Law, at Bewdley. DR. HILL's Pectoral BALSAM of HONEY, the experienced, safe and pleasant Remedy fo r Colds, Coughs, Asthmas, and Consumptions. It is sold, by his Appointment, at 3s. a Bottle, by H. Berrow, Printer of this Journal ; Mr. Chase at Norwich, Gregory at Leicester, Farley at Bristol, Fletcher at Cam- bridge, Goadby at Sherborne, Russel at York, Slakeat Newcastle, Aris at Birmingham, Etherington at York, Cunan a t Reading, Ward at Sheffield, E. Hankins at Ledbury, Lee at Lewes, Harrop at Manchester, Wright at Leeds, Raikes at Gloucester, Jopson at Coventry, Creswell at Nottingham, Jackson at Oxford, Crutwell at Bath- Monk at Chester, Simmons at Canterbury, Frost at Chclms- ford, Pugh at Hereford, Brydon at Dover; and by all who are s upplied by Mr. Howard, In London by Mr. Baldwin, Pater- noster Row ; Ridley, in St. James's street ; and others appointed by the Auther. Of whom may be had all his other Medicines.—— Beware of Counterseits. The right Bottles are 3s. each. Dr. Hill's Name is signed under them, and all who sell them have a Bill also signed by him. All are requested to aquaint Dr, Hill when are sold and the will NOTICE is hereby given, That a Meeting of the Trustees of the Worcester Turnpikes will be held at Hooper's Coffee House, in High- Street, Worcester, on Wednesday the Sixth Day of October next, at Ten o'Clock in the Fore- noon, for electing new Trustees in the Room of those deceased. By Order of the Trustees, W. GILES, CLERK. Worcester, Aug. 11, 1773. LIGHT GOLD. JOSEPH FEATHERSTONE, Mercer and Linen- Draper, in High- Street, acquaints the Public, That, for the Convenience of such as are possessed of Light Gold Coin, he will give them Three Pounds Sixteen Shillings per Ounce for single Pieces, and in the same Proportion for any Sum. N. B. The Sellers may have their Choice of being paid in Cash or good London Bills, and every Piece 0r Pieces will be cut in their Presence. LIGHT GOLD. MEssrs. FEWTRELL and WHITE, Linen- Drapers, Mercers, & c. at the Cross, Worcester, acquaint the Public that they take in Light Gold at the Rate of 3l. 16s. 6d. the Ounce, for small Sums, and 3l. 17s. for large Sums. LOST, supposed to be taken by Mis- take, from Mr. Carey's, at Malvern, on Mon- day the 13th of September Instant, A BLACK MODE CLOAK, with Arm- Holes and a broad black Lace Trimming. Whoever has found the same, and will deliver it to the Printer of this Paper, shall be rewarded for their Trouble. Worcester, Sept. 25, 1773. LODGINGS. To be LETT, in the Foregate - Street, opposite the Hop Pole, THE Front Part of a modern, new- built House, neatly sitted up; consisting of a large Dining Room, 22 Feet by 15, and two Lodg- ing Rooms over it, two Rooms for Servants, a Kitchen entire, a lock- up Cellar, a good Outlet, and other Conveniences. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Joseph Holt, opposite the Hop Pole aforesaid. The said Joseph Holt embraces this Opportunity of acquainting his Friends and the Public, that he continues to carry on the Business of a Cooper, as usual, in a large Warehouse adjoining to the above Dwelling House, where he hopes for the future Fa- vours of his Friends and the Public, and begs Leave to return his sincere Thanks for those be has already received. N. B. A large Bathing Tub to lett out- .—- Hops sold whose sale and retale. To be LETT, and entered upon Immediately, TWO neat Dwelling Houses, each a good Cellar, Kitchen, Parlour, and three Rooms 0n each Floor, neatly hung with Paper ; also a walled Garden to each, planted with the best of Fruit Trees; situate on a pleasant Hill, called Bark Hill, near Bewdley. The yearly Rent is low. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Christo- pher Bancks, in Bewdley aforesaid. N. B. He will take good old Guineas and Half Gui- neas, as also Quarter Guineas, in his Shop, as usual, if not filed, clipped, or unlawfully wasted ; and will be glad to serve any of his Friends and Customers on the usual Prices, with Copper, Brass and Iron Utensils, of all Sorts and Sizes; as also all Sorts of Pewter Goods and Iron Castings, which are made and sold by him on the lowest Terms. Neat Bath Stove- Grates, Hoop Iron, and Money Weights and Scales, wholesale and retale. THURSDAY'S POST. ( By EXPRESS from LONDON.) This Day arrived a Mail from Holland. Hamburgh, Sept. 9. SOME private Letters re- ceived here from War- saw, assure us, that the Russian Army has retired as far as Jassy, Where it waits the Arrival of the Troops that were can-- toned in Poland, and which are actually on their March to reinforce it. The same Letters say, that the great Loss that Army had sustained in the several Re- en- counters it had with the Turks, and also by the Want of Provisions and Forage, and the forced Marches that have harrassed the Cavalry, which is in a very bad Condition, becomes daily more obvious. They add, that the Success of the Tartars and Turks in Crimea is not less conspi- cuous; that notwithstanding these glorious Ad- vantages, the Porte continued inclined to Peace, and shews a Willingness to listen to fresh Propo- sals to obtain so desirable a Blessing. Vienna, Sept. 4. It is said, among other Things, that the Ministry are labouring at new Proposi- tions of Peace between Russia and the Ottoman Porte, and that a third Congress will soon be opened. The 31st of last Month the Court received from Rome the Pope's Brief which suppresses the Order of Jesuits, who, it is said, having long foreseen their Fate, had lately negociated a Loan of Two Millions of Florins of the Empire, on the Estates they possessed in this Country. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Sept. 21. We hear from Strathspey, that the poor People in Badenoch and Lochaber are in a most pitiful Situation for Want of Meal. They are reduced to live on Blood, which they draw from their Cattle by repeated Bleedings.— Need we wonder to hear of Emigrations from such a Country; LONDON, Tuesday, Sept. 21. We hear, and we hope from good Authority, that the Miseries of our neighbour Kingdom are at length likely to be attended to, and that a Tax upon the Landed Estates of the absent Gen- tlemen of Ireland will soon take Place, it being found impossible to carry on Government in that Country without laying fresh Taxes upon the People, and that it would be the most stagrant lnjustice to think of leading the Poor with greater Men of that Kingdom, who residing Abroad, have raised their Rents even beyond the Limits of what the Land can possibly bear, are those only who feel none of the Calamities that these People suffer.— We wish the above Account to be true ; but we fear there is too much Justice in the Scheme, and too much Virtue in the idea, for the Temper of the present Times. Notwithstanding the Endeavours of the new Association of Noblemen and Gentry in the North of Ireland, for letting their Lands at a more mo- derate Value, and the Discouragement of Mono- polizers, the previous Emigration has been so great in that Part, that many Parcels of Land cannot be lett, even under this Encouragement ; and, notwithstanding the Reputation Lord Hills- borough justly merits, as a Landlord, he has about 2000 Acres at present unlett. Lord North, we are assured, has now under Consideration another Bill for the Regulation of the East- India Company. Unanimity, it is said, has taken Place in the Cabinet. The Cause is this : The great Court Faction having carried every Thing before them, whether right or wrong, the rest are tired of op- posing them, and so have given up Opposition. It appears that Lord North strains every Point of State Business in such a Manner as to coincide with the favourite Doctrine he delivered some Time ago in the House of Commons, viz. That he would ensure Peace to the Nation for ten Years. The Ardour with which several Persons have already began to canvass in some of the more distant Counties, had given rise to a Report that the General Election will take Place next Spring ; but it is now confidently asserted that the above Event will not happen before the Year 1775. The Carcass Bomb Ketch, commanded by Capt. Lutwich, which, together with the Sea- Horse Bomb Ketch, commanded by Capt. Phipps, went at the End of the Spring in Search of Disco- veries into the Polar Region, particularly to make astronomical Observations under the Northern Pole, and to discover a Northern Passage into the South Sea, or East- Indies, is arrived on the Eng- lish Coast, and has landed a Pacquet at Yarmouth to the Lords of the Admiralty, containing, among other Advices, a Journal of their Voyage. It there appears, that they have miscarried in their Design, from the great Impediments and Danger that occurred from the floating Ice in the Northern Sea, in consequence of which, the Voyagers have not been able to get nearer the Pole than 81 Deg. 39 Min. They were several Times so embayed in the Ice, as to find their Situation almost despe- rate, and were happy to get safe back into the open Sea, after having made the strongest Efforts, with the utmost Risque, to perform their Undertaking. They have not; however, sustained any consider- able Loss, the Crews of both Vessels being in perfect Health, owing most probably to the extra- ordinary Precautions taken in that Respect. The Carcass parted from the Sea- Horse about ten Days ago, and it is presumed she may by this Time have reached the Mouth of the River, though no Advice had been obtained from her on Sunday last. Yesterday the Earl Ferrers arrived at Deptford in his Yacht, from a Cruize of about three Weeks, which he took in order to make a Trial of his new Method of constructing Ships; and we are in- formed by a Person who has conversed with the Officers belonging to her, that nothing that ever was built answered all Purposes so well ; as they say, she is not only a surprizing fast Sailer, but also carries her Sail remarkably well, and has every other good Quality that a Vessel can possibly have, in the utmost Perfection, and more parti- cularly in a large head Sea. What, says our Cor- respondent, is very extraordinary in this Vessel is, that in turning up to the Windward from the Downs to Blackwall ( where she arrived on Sunday Evening) she beat every Vessel between three and four Miles an Hour, right in the Wind's Eye, though there were at least 100 Sail of Vessels of different Sorts, coming up the River at the same Time; and what is still more extraordinary, though the Wind, all this Time, blew very fresh, and right down the River, yet, on Saturday Even- ing, she turned up, from about two Miles to the Westward of the Isle of Sheepey to the Mouth of the River Thames, within four Hours, against the ebb Tide ( though at the Height of the Springs) which, it is imagined, was never done before, nor can be done by any other Vessel. Yesterday Morning his Majesty, attended by Gen. Harvey, went on Horseback from Kew to Woolwich, to see the Experiment of Firing a Can- non of a new lnvantion, which was discharged 24 Times in a Minute, and gave great Satisfaction to his Majesty and all present. On Friday last were lodged in the Bank 30,000 Dollars, brought from Jamaica by the Guada- loupe Man of War. This Sum, it seems, is in Part of the 20, oool. Prize Money alluded to by Lord North at the Opening the Budget of last Sessions of Parliament, and which has been due from the Estates of the late Edward Manning and George Papley, Esquires, ever since the Year 1756. When a certain young Nobleman was informed of the late unexpected Death of his Father, by a Gentleman who went Express to Paris with the News, he burst out into a Flood of Tears, and thus remained for some Time ; at length his Grief found vent by his Words, when he said, " The whole Business of my Life shall be to imitate him who was the Honour of Mankind, as well as the most indulgent of Fathers." We are happy to hear that the present Lord Lyttelton is discarding his own Acquaintance, and engaging those of his late worthy Father. It appears ( supposed to be owing to the Fre- quency of Bankruptcy) that there is a Decrease in the entering List of 700 Carriages since last Year. We are exceedingly happy to find that an active Magistrate has a Scheme in Embryo, for the Prevention of Transports returning from Transportation, and for the Change of Punish- ment for those convicted in such a Manner as subjects them to seven Years Transportation. provide such a Punishment as shall answer the End of the Legislature more fully than Trans- portation, and yet not be attended with Half the Ills which daily- Experience teaches us arise from Transportation. When Sir John Fielding sent to Mr. Garrick, to desire him, in the Name of the whole Bench of Justices, to suppress the Beggars Opera, which they were of Opinion had done a great deal of Mischief among the lower Classes of People, Mr. Garrick returned Sir John for Answer, that his Company was so imperfect and divided ( many of the Performers being yet in the Country) that it would be exceedingly inconvenient, if hot im- possible, for him to open with any other Piece than that he had already advertised, but added, that he would in future do every Thing in his Power to oblige them. On Thursday Morning a Soldier was taken up as a Deserter and carried to the Savoy ; he was afterwards carried before Sir John Fielding. On his begging to be admitted a King's Evidence, he was examined, and confessed being concerned in a Murder at Hammersmith the preceding Evening, and wanted to charge some Persons as Accom- plices, but as yet it appears that he alone knocked the Farmer off his Horse and robbed him. The poor Man was killed by the Blow, which violently met his Skull behind the Ear. The Soldier is proved to have offered the Farmer's Hat to Sale, and had his Stick in his Possession when he was first taken. Sunday Night the Purser of the Marquis of Rockingham East Indiaman, Capt. Hamilton, Came to the India House with an Account of that Ship being safe arrived in the Downs from Bom- bay ; the Purser landed at Deal ; the Ship failed on her Voyage from the Downs the 9th of March, 1772. The Mail which arrived on Sunday from Hol- land, contains the following Article, dated Berlin, Sept. 7.— " While the King was at Breslau his Majesty received of the Pope his Bull of Suppres- sion of the Jesuits, and immediately sent for the Father, Rector of the Convent of Breslau, and told him that the Jesuits in his Dominions need not be alarmed at that Bull as long as they be- haved themselves with Decency and Tranquility. His Majesty added, that he would take them un- der his Royal Protection, and in consequence of which they might appoint a Superior General to represent to him whatever might be useful for their Society." When the last Advices left Dantzick, the Ma- gistrates of that City were preparing a Guild, in order, as it was said, to sign an Instrument for chusing his Prussian Majesty Protector of that City. The Reason our Ministry give for not requiring Satisfaction of the King of Prussia for seizing their Timber, is curious. They say, that his Prus- sian Majesty has been long endeavouring to draw them into a War, in order to act as a Free- booter, and probably lay hold on Hanover; but they ( they say) are resolved to frustrate his De- signs; and, let him do what he will, he shall not decoy them into Hostilities. The French Court have concluded a Subsidy Treaty with the Court of Denmark and Republic of Genoa, for five Years. By Letters from Genoa we are informed, that the Chief of the Malecontents in Corfica had been taken by Surprize, and that he was treated with the utmost Humanity by the French, who were preparing to send him to Paris. Extract of a Letter from Toulon, Aug. 22. " All the mighty Preparations which have been so long making here, and so long the Talk of Europe, are now entirely over; the Ships which have been fitted out, are for the most Part unrigged and laid up, the Seamen and Workmen are discharged, and the Troops who arrived here for Embarkation, are ordered back to their for- mer Quarters. This Change was very sudden, but it is thought entirely to have arose from the spirited Representations of the British Ministry, who would not accept of the equivocal Answers of France, but insisted on knowing the Intent of fitting out such an Armament, or to have it im- mediately laid by, the latter of which has been chosen." On Saturday last Captain Roberts, who is appointed by the Board of Trade to execute a Commission for settling a very valuable Branch of Commerce with some Indian Tribes in North America, embarked on board the Essex, Captain Saunders, for Quebec ; he carries with him a Quantity of Trinkets, to distribute among the Chiefs. On Sunday the 22d of August last, an Inha- babitant of Doctors Commons, who was a Can- didate at the last Election for the Office of Com- mon Councilman for a certain Ward, South of St. Paul's, buried his Wife, and on the 29th of the same Month, and the two following Sundays, was publicly asked in the same Church where he had buried his first Wife ; and on Sunday last was married at the said Church to a young Lady of 22 Years of Age. He is 72 Years old. Early Yesterday Morning a Fire broke out at the Vulture Public- House, in Princes Row, South- wark, which burnt the same to the Ground. The Mistress and the Maid Servant perished in the Flames. An anonymous Correspondent informs us, that a Person just arrived from Calais told him, that Hawke the Highwayman, who made his Escape from Tothill- fields Bridewell, is now at that Place, and resides at the City of London Tavern, where he cuts a splendid Appearance. Friday Morning a private Man belonging to the 68th Regiment of Foot, quartered in Norwich, who was to have received a Flagellation, in order to evade the Punishment, cut his Throat in the Guard House. A daily Paper says, that on Friday last a young Fellow, Son of Mr. M B , near West- minster Bridge, was committed to the Gate- house for committing a Rape on his own Sister, and afterwards strangling her. A Gardener in the Neighbourhood of Gosport, ley ; every Grain produced 22 Stalks; and every Ear had 72 Grains in it. On Thursday Evening died, at his Seat at Langley Park in Norfolk, in the 49th Year of his Age, Sir William Beauchamp Proctor, Bart and Knight of the Bath. This Gentleman had served in three Parliaments for the County of Middlesex . — The Title descends to his eldest Son now Sir Thomas Beauchamp Proctor, a Youth of Seventeen, at Harrow School. Anedote of the King of Prussia. — When his Prussian Majesty took Possession of Prague, he was surveying one of the principal Cathedrals, at tended by one of the most dignified Ecclesiastics ; and perceiving the twelve Apostles In rich Gold Habits, he asked the Priest what was the Value of the Gilding; " Sire ( replied the Priest) they are solid Gold." " Gold ! ( answered his Ma- jesty) then the Apostles are put to a wrong Use for it was intended by their Master that they should travel all over the Face of the Earth so public Good, and behold in your Church they are all confined ; therefore, to fulfil their Mas- ter's Orders; I will have them immediately made into Ducats; that they may travel over the Face of the Earth." Bank Stock, shut. India ditto; 153 1/ 2. South Sea ditto, —. Old Annuities, 85 1/ 4 a 3/ 8. New Annuities. —. Three per Cent. Bank red. shut Ditto Consol. 87 1/ 4. Ditto 1726, . Ditto 1751,—. Ditto India Annuities; shut-. Three 1 half per Cent. Ann. 88 3/ 8 a 1/ 2. Four per Cent Cons. shut. India Bonds, 16 prem. Navy and Victualling Bills, 1 1/ 2 Disc. BANKRUPTS required to surrender. Edward Tockey, of New Romney, in Kent, Lin- nen Draper. William Carpendale, of St. Botolp Aldgate, Grocer. Thomas Ereth the Younger, Eltham, in Kent, Merchant. James Decker, Norwich, Cabinet- maker. William Greenwell, Mor. kwearmouth Shore, Durham, Coal- fitter. DIVIDENDS to be made to Creditors. Oct. 16. Ralph Ranson, of Wigan, Lancashire Check Manufacturer. Dec. 1. Samuel Bean, Lawrence Pountney- Lane, Merchant. Oct. 1 Wm. Smith, of Manchester, Grocer. 23. Christopher Randall, of London, Dealer. ( By Adjournment) Alexander Kilgour, of Middlesex, Grocer. Nov. John Smith, of Southwark; Colourman. Oct. 25 John Hill and Henry Atlay, of Middlesex, Linnen Drapers. 18. Nicholas Bishop, of Bristol, Linnen Draper and Haberdasher. Promoted] The Rev. Stephen Jenner; of Mag- len College, Oxford, to the Rectory of Fittlet in Wilts. The Rev. Thomas Metcalf, to the Rec- tory of Barrow, Suffolk, Married] At Bath, Mr. Turnpenny, Coach maker, to Miss Broome. At Manchester, Mr. John Wright, Hat- manufacturer of that Town, to M Creswell, Widow of the late Mr. Thomas Creswell of Nottingham, an amiable Lady, with a Fort of 4000l. It is remarkable that this happy Cou were unknown to each other two Days before the Marriage. At Lichfield, Hedges; Esq; Miss Betsy Wolverston. Mr. John Ball, of Hayd to Miss Jenny Barnes, Daughter of Mr. Barnes wealthy Grazier of Cricklade, Wilts. Mr. John Stride, of the Temple, Attorney, to Miss Ad of Pensord, near Bath. Mr. Joseph Juhnson, Laurence- Lane, Laceman, to Miss Sarah Bruce, Islington. James Raymond, Esq; of Marlborough street, to Miss Catherine Turner, of Poland- street Robert Ayling, Esq; of Hadleigh, in Hants, to Nowey, of Marybone. Died] Mr. Brown, Master of the Academy Cleobury. At Maidenhead, Wm. Sayer, Esq. Thames- street, Mr. Booth, Dry- salter. In Gold Lane, Mr. Rea, Coal- merchant. In Leadenhall- street, Mr. Bushall, Fishmonger. Mr. Datson Newington Butts ; he burst a Blood Vessel whilst was coughing, and expired immediately. In Gol- den- square, Philip Turton, Esq. In Piccadily Mr. Vanvelt, Carver. WORCESTER, Thursday, Sept. 23. We are assured that the Right Rev. the Bishop of this Diocese intends to Confirm in Cathedral, on Wednesday the 6th of October after Morning Service. A small Treatise, taining proper Directions for those Persons who desirous of being confirmed, may be had of the Price of this Journal, and of the Worcester News Price only One Penny. At our great Fair, on Monday last, not than 328 Pockets of Hops were sold ; there but about 140 Pockets of New Hops brought the Fair, and only 30 sold, Preference being give to the Old, which sold from 7l. 7s. to 9l and New Hops from 81. to 9l. per Hundred A prodigious Quantity of Cheese was brought this Fair, which sold as follows, viz. One- from 25s. to 28s. per Hundred, Two- meal 22s. to 25s. A great deal was carried back sold and, by Accounts from different Part the Country, it is evident there is at this great Plenty of Cheese in the Kingdom ; which we may reasonably expect the Price of very- necessary Article will be still lower. On Tuesday Morning last the Transports our County Gaol were sent down to Bristol order to be shipped for the Plantations ; as likewise the Transports from Shrewsbury. To the PRINTER, of the WORCESTER JOURNAL SIR, THE following REBUS, with its ANSWER, having yet appeared in Print, may possibly entertaining to some of your Readers, and is much at your Service. Your's, & c. Sept. 15th, 1773. PERSORIC A REBUS, by the Hon. BOOTH GREY, Esq; I am, tho' small, when I'm entire, Of Force to set a Town 0n Fire; Let but one Letter disappear, My Paunch will hold a Herd of Deer: Remove another, and you'll find I ones contain'd all Human Kind. Answered, extempore, by the Rev. Mr. N Mankind were sav'd in Noah's ARK; Choice Ven'son's fed in Dunham PARK, ( Happy cou'd I partake): If I am right, I've hit the Mark, Your Rebus is, dear Sir, a SPARK, Or else ' tis my Mistake. In Cheshire, the Seat of the Countess of A PASTORAL ELEGY on the Death of the Right Hon. GEORGE Lord LYTTELTON. THYE Bowers of Hagley ( where the Graces rove, Lave'mid your Springs, or round your Val- leys play) Shed all your Sweets, despoil each fragrant Grove, In balmy Ruins shroud your Shepherd's Clay : Mourn, widow'd Graces, ev'ry Pleasure sled, E'en Virtue mourns, for Lycidas is dead. That Lycidas, who whilom us'd to lead Your sportive Train to wind the mazey Stream, Who lur'd your Steps o'er Hagley"' s Lawns to tread, And pierc'd each Grove with your enliv'ning Gleam, Mourn, hapless Shades, decline each Flow'r its Head, The Pride of Virtue, Lycidas, is dead. That Lycidas, by ev'ry Muse ador'd, whose Silver Harp so often tun'd their Praise; Whose fix'd Attention lib'ral Arts explor'd, Who did to Wisdom lasting Trophies raise; Mourn, Muses, mourn the gentlest Spirit sled, Mild Wisdom mourns, for Lycidas is dead. That Lycidas, whose noble Bosom glow'd With patriot Fondness for his Country's Weal; He, from whose Lips persuasive Reason flow'd, Whose polish'd Truths cou'd wrapt Attention steal; Mourn, Britain, mourn the firmest Patriot sled, Bright Honour mourns, for Lycidas is dead. That Lycidas, whose gentle Nature felt The Pains and Sorrows that were not his own ; Who ne'er deny'd, when trembling Anguish knelt, But paid, with ready Joy, the sacred Loan; Mourn, Mercy, mourn the kindest Spirit sled, Soft Pity mourns, for Lycidas is dead. That Lycidas, by ev'ry Science hail'd, Whose stedfast Virtue Faction ne'er cou'd blame ; In whose warm Heart Religion's Truth prevail'd, the brightest Trophy in the fairest Fame; Hush then thy Plaints, thy pensive Strains give o'er, For Lycidas now shines— to set no more. Bloomsbury- Square, London. A. P. Thelast Speech, Confession, and Dying Words of a Queen ANN'S GUINEA, who was tried and condemned on the late Act of Parliament, for being too light, and was executed, by the unmerciful Hands of a Butcher, the 16th of September, 1773. Worthy Spectators, AS it is customary for Persons in my unhappy Circumstances to make some Confession, and some Account of themselves, therefore, as I am about to suffer so shameful and ignominious a eath, I can have no Motive to declare a Falsity ; therefore you may depend on the Veracity of what now say. I do here m0st solemnly declare that am entirely innocent of the Crimes laid to my charge, and that I never was unlawfully diminished filing, clipping, or any other Means, and that y Lightness came merely by Wear ; I do not say lawful Wear; for, as I understand that Gaming is t lawful in this Kingdom, and ss most of my Year has proceeded from that, I omit the Word wful. I was coined in the Year 1705, being the third of the Reign of Queen Ann; I was directly ued into the Treasury, and from thence to pay the ary of one of the Lords of the Bedchamber. I further declare that I was coined of as good Gold any that ever were before or since, and which worst Enemies cannot deny, and I am so still. t when you consider impartially how often I have been shuffled, hussled, and tossed about at Inning, by Dukes, Earls, Lords and Ladies, of Ranks and Ages; that however just Sir Isaac Newton's Calculation may be, I declare that I have more of my Weight by being so shuffled and bbed about, than his whole Allowance of a Far- ing a Year. And when you further consider how often I have been shifted and counted backward and forward at Bank and Treasury Office, & c. how often I have been carried about loose in Gentlemens' Poc- among Silver, & c. how often I have been ed and rubbed by them when riding; and now late among the Farmers and Graziers, & c. who, ce the exorbitant and extortionate Price of Pio- make no more of me than they used to of a Shilling: And, indeed, the Generality of am have got more of my Fellows than they used have of Shillings. Likewise, how often and by many Merchants, Shopkeepers, & c. I have In counted. I have been told and re- told by In- rable Hands of all Sorts that I have passed , where I have met with good and bad Usage : I never met with such good Usage as when advanced to get into a poor Man's Hands, for he generally wrapped me in a Piece of Paper, and took Care of me, that I never suffered the least Di- lution in his Custody. But since the Dearness of visions I have seldom had the Happiness to come their Hands; and I never had so long a Rest as I once was locked up in a Miser's Chest for Years, never being disturbed but twice a Year, en he took it in his Head to have the Pleasure of nting us, and which was the greatest Pleasure never had : And here I found that I got more ar by circulating one Month, and doing univer- GOOD, than Thousands of my Fellows, who had dormant in the Miser's Chest for thirty Years, who may escape my severe and unjust Fate, by ing the Fortune to be hoarded up, and do less d than I. And now that I have made this Confession, permit to shew you this Picture, and give you my Ad- . Behold in me the Mutability, Uncertainty, Vanity of all worldly Grandeur, Greatness, and ever. I, whose Body was composed of the most Beautiful and precious Substance that this World Words, and received the greatest Name and Title this Country ever bestowed, even to a bye word, for the usual Appellation to distinguish any ng fine and good, is " Nothing can beat it but a Queen ANN'S GUINEA.'' who have been the Companion of Kings, ces, Dukes, Lords, & c. and who have thought themselves honoured by possessing me; I, whose ever was so great, that the Power of the greatest erors and Monarchs is extended or contracted ring to the greater or less Quantity of me have: It is I who assemble mighty Armies, give them Spirit and Courage to fight, and Fleets to ride triumphant on the Seas : It is I give Motion to the Tongue of the Lawyer and ne, and causeth the Physician to exert his Skill : who have caused the Heart of the most cruel into melt and yield to the Embraces of the Lover, the case- hardened Breast of the Gaoler and Cautioner to dissolve in Pity:— who rejoiced the t of the Poor,-- and diffused Happiness where- Power, despised, contemned, and unable to help myself. Think of this, ye Great! ye Rich, and Proud! for your Fate is as uncertain as mine; and all Ranks of ye ( depend upon it) will be weighed in the strictest Balance of Justice by the Almighty ; and, if found deficient, will be cut in Pieces by his Power and Wrath: And, Spectators, my Advice to remedy, as much as possible, the present Confu- sion amongst you, respecting the Coin, is to make no Objection, except to that which is visibly bad. [ When he had finished these Words, the Butcher laid him upon the Block, and at one Blow, with his mighty Cleaver, severed him in two, to the great Sorrow and Loss of the Owner.] A LETTER from the learned, ingenious, and Rev. Mr. RIDER, Sur- Master of St. Paul's School, to the Rev. Mr. BARLOW, Author of The Complete English Dictionary. REVEREND SIR, ALL the English Dictionaries which have pre- ceded your's have, as your Proposals assert, been either too voluminous or too concise. The former renders the Work too expensive for those who are in most Need of Instruction, and are in- capable of procuring it, for Want of the Pockets of Opulence; the latter renders Improvement im- possible on Account of both Obsurity and Defect. I must felicitate you on having taken the middle Way; and I am not ashamed to say, that your Work, though not so voluminous as others of the same Kind, is, with Respect to Utility, more gene- ral; you have omitted nothing useful; you have inserted nothing useless. Your Etymoligies are the best I have seen; your Definitions are more precise than any I can remember. The Addition you have made, with Respect to Biography and Geography, are entirely new, in a Work of this Kind. If you succeed, you deserve it, and you have not only my best Wishes for Success, but my Offers of assisting you in any Department wherein you may imagine a Person who has spent his Life in Researches of this Kind, can be of Service to the Public. I am, Rev. 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In the Course of many Years Practice, innumerable Instances have indisputably proved the strengthening and cordial Effects of this Medicine in all Weaknesses, Debili- ties, & c. whether natural or acquired by that heinous Vice Self- pollution, too early or excessive Venery, Mercurial Courses, and Nervous Complaints in general; also those secret infirmities that attack Persons advancing in Years are by it removed ; and the natural Powers of the whole vital System are nourished, comforted, and prolonged. The Causes of Impotency in one Sex, and Barrenness in the other, have been eradicated by this Medicine. The great BOERHAAVE says, " From an ill- cured Pox, and imprudent Venery, arise Paint in the Head or Limbs. Eruptions, Gleets, Weakness of the whole Frame. Dimness of Sight, with a Tribe of Nervous Complaints, which generally terminate in a Consumption. For a full Account read the Doctor's New Treatise, just published, Price 1s. 6d. the 8th Edition. The RESTORATIVE is to be had in Bottles at 10s. 6d, with full Directions, of H. Berrow, Printer of this Paper, in Worcester ; and of the Doctor, in George- street, York- buildings, in the Strand, London, who may be consulted personally, or by Letter, Post paid. MAREDANT's DROPS. To Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, in Golden Square, London. SIR, J IHave, for above six Years, laboured under a most dread- ful Pain in my Stomach, a Lowness of Spirits, and the Scurvy, attended with a most severe Pain in my Head, which made me weary of Life, having tried many of the Faculty to no Purpose. Hearing of the many extraordinary Cures by your Maredant's Drops, it induced me by them ; after taking them some Time, I am, thank God, restored to my perfect Health. I desire you will publish this most extraordinary Cure for the Benefit of Mankind. Long- Lane, Southwark, I am, Sir, May 21, 1773. Your most obedient humble Servant, EDWARD MARQURE. Any Person still doubtful of the Efficacy of this Medicine, may ( by applying to Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, the West Side of Golden square, near Piccadilly, London, the only Author and Proprietor, where these Drops are sold in Bottles of Sex Shillings each) be fully convinced of their good Effect, be being referred to many People of Credit, who have been cured of the Leprosy, Scurvy, Ulcers, the Evil, Fistulas, Piles, long continued Inflammations of the Eyes, and every other Disorder arising from a Foolness in the Blood. They may be taken in any Season, without the least Inconvenience or Hindrance of Business. They also perfect Digestion, and at amazingly create an Appetite. N. B. None are genuine but what are signed by J . NORTON, in his own Hand- writing ; who hath appointing them to be sold by H. BERROW, at his Printing Office, near the Cross, Worcester ; and by Mr. ANDREWS, Bookseller, in Evesham. Mr. NORTON having lately discovered that his Bot- tles, Bills of Direction, together with his Hand- Writing, have been counterseited, in order to impose on the Public a spurious Medicine for his ( Maredant's) Drops, be therefore hopes, their, Health's Sake, they will be extremely cautious of where they buy them. Beware of Counterseits Maredant's Drop's, so univer- sally known and esteemed, were never sold for less than SIX SHILLINGS the Bottle. WORCESTER: Printed cells all Kinds of Blank Warrants, Land Tax Receipts, Parish Certificates Summonces by H. BERROW, near theCross;
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