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Berrow's Worcester Journal


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Berrow's Worcester Journal

Date of Article: 22/10/1772
Printer / Publisher: H. Berrow 
Address: Near the Cross, Worcester
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Price Two- pence Halfpenny. T H U R S D A Y, October 22, 1772. Numb. 408 Saturday's and Sunday's Posts. Arrived the Mails from Holland and Flanders. Minsk, in Poland, September 18. THE Ruffians, after the Example of the Prussians and Austrians have taken Possession of Polish Livonia and White Russia. On the 21st of this Month the In- habitants of this new Province are to do Homage to the Em- press of Russia and her Successors. The Courts of Justice are to remain upon the old Footing. No new Taxes are to be laid in this Province, and the customary Revenues are already paid to the Russians. COUNTRY NEWS. Southampton, Oct. 11. Friday last, at the Ses- sions for the Town of Southampton, came on the Trial of John Fieldhouse, Esq ; an Officer in the Army, for an Attempt to commit a detestable Crime on a Lad of this Town. About Twelve o'Clock he was brought to the Bar, and pleaded Not Guilty. After a Trial of 7 Hours, the Jury, after withdrawing for a few Minutes, brought him in guilty, and he was sentenced to pay a Fine of 20I. and suffer six Months Imprisonment. It is supposed the Recorder passed the above Sen- tence instead of the usual one of the Pillory, to prevent the dreadful Consequences that were ex- pected to ensue, had that been inflicted on him. Mr. Fieldhouse has been in the Army many Years, is now on Half- pay, and appears to be 50 Years of Age. His Character is said to have been very good till this Affair happened. LONDON, Friday, October 16. Wednesday a Proclamation was issued out by Order of his Majesty, for the Parliament, which stands prorogued to the 17th of November next, to meet on Thursday the 26th of the same Month for the Dispatch of divers weighty and important Affairs. We can assure our Readers, that a Great Per- sonage expects to lie- in in February. A Great Personage has lately given Orders for discharging some of the great Officers on the Esta- blishment in Hanover. Wednesday the Sheriff's attended at Guildhall, pursuant to Notice which had been regularly given, to deliver a Copy of the Poll to each of the Candidates for the Office of Mayor of the City of London for the Year ensuing, when it was much feared by the popular Party that Mr. Alderman Townsend would decline the Scrutiny, as he had not once attended either the Committee or on the Hustings, during the whole Poll. They were however agreeably disappointed by the She- riffs reading to them the following Letter from that Gentleman : " Gentlemen, " I have received from the Secondaries a writ- ten Notice, in your Names, requiring my Atten- dance at Guildhall on Tuesday the 13th Day of October Inst. at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, to receive a Copy of the Poll. I have not hitherto ( and I believe, Gentlemen, you are very sensible that I have not) in any Manner, directly or indi- rectly, taken the least Part in the present Elec- tion for Mayor. Election . to the City Offices is the Business of the Citizens alone : To them it always used to be, and to them believe it always will be left without Solicitation, Influence, or Flattery, whenever Men mean to accept them, merely as Offices of Trust and Burthen, without intending to employ them as the Means of their own private Interest and Advantage. When the Citizens have performed their Part by Election, then only begins the Part of the Person chosen, who is bound by Duty, Honour, and Principle to discharge faithfully the Trust reposed in him. As it appears at present on the Face of the Poll, that it is the declared Opinion of the Livery of London that I should be one of the Persons re- turned to the Court of Aldermen for the Office of Mayor and has a Scrutiny has been demanded in order to discover whether this is the real Sense of the Livery or not, I am very willing to take any proper Steps on my Part to ascertain what is the real Inclination of my Fellow Citizens. I do therefore hereby confirm the Appointment of the Gentlemen who have been nominated to you as my Scrutineers, and desire that the Copy of the Poll may be delivered for me to Mr. Deputy judd, who has promised to attend for that Pur- pose. I have the Honour to be. Gentlemen, Bruce Castle, Your most obedient, Oct. 12, 1772. Humble Servant, J. TOWNSEND." It is impossible to express the Uneasiness which the patriotic Party feel at the unhappy Necessity they are under of publishing the Parties Names who voted at the late Election of Lord Mayor for Hallisax and Shakespeare. They know what a Foundation it will lay of endless Bickerings, Di- visions in Families, and Ruin of Tradespeople. The Livery, who polled for the Court Party, must thank themselves. They have suffered them- selves to be influenced by Menaces and other un- due Means, and now they are betrayed. Halli- sax and Shakespeare demand a Scrutiny ; the in- evitable Conference is, the Poll on both Sides must be published. Tuesday last, at Three in the Afternoon, died, of the Garter. His Lordship was born April 8, 1724, and dying without Issue the Title descends to his Brother, Augustus, Admiral Keppel. His Grace the Duke of Ancaster and the Right Hon. Lord Harcourt are talked of as Candidates for the Blue Ribband ; but it is thought the lat- ter will be complimented with it, in order to add a Dignity to his late Appointment of the Vice- royship of Ireland. The Earl of Chesterfield is said to be so very ill as to be past all Hopes of Recovery. This Noble Lord's blue Ribbon is promised to Lord Holdernesse. We are informed that Lord Townshend's Re- turn from Ireland is entirely at his own Request, and not in Consequence of any Exceptions to his Conduct taken by the Ministry. A Number of Sailors in order to raise their Wages, have come to a Resolution, that no En- glish Ships ( hall go out of the River with a foreign Seaman on board. They have gone about ever since Saturday, obliging all English Sailors to join them. They threaten to pull down the Houses of those Persons who board and lodge foreign Sailors till they can place them in a Ship, and then take their Wages to pay them their De- mands. They went about in a large Body with Colours flying, which threw the Inhabitants in Wapping, Tower- Hill, & c. into such a Conster- nation, that the Headboroughs, Constables, Watchmen, Sec. were called out to prevent any Mischief being done. Another Account fays, that on Wednesday a large Body of Sailors went on board most of the outward- bound Ships in the River, stripped them, and struck their Yards , Topmasts, & c. to prevent their failing till the Wages of the Seamen in ge- neral in the Merchants Service are advanced. It is said, that on Wednesday 10 or 12 Cutters came up the River in order to take into his Ma- jelly's Service such of the above Rioters as were fit for that Purpose. Wednesday about 600 Sailors attended at the East- India House, requesting to be entered into the Company's Service. If the King of Prussia's Plan of Operations are not impeded by any Superior Power who may look upon him with a jealous Eye, he will in all Probability be the moil powerful Prince in Eu- rope. The Kingdom of Poland will soon be in his own Hands ; and, it is said, he has laid a Scheme that will assure him the Assistance of Denmark, and have them devoted to him at any Time. When this Period is arrived, his other Neighbours mull look sharp about them to main- tain the smallest Share of Consequence. Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman in the East- Indies, to hie Friend in Edinburgh, March 22. " As I was employed in the Reduction of Tan- jore, you may depend upon the Truth of the fol- lowing Intelligence, which explains the Founda- tion of the Quarrel, and informs you of the Suc- cess of the Company's Forces. " The Kingdom of Tanjore is perhaps the richest Spot in the World, yielding seldom less than four Crops in the Year, owing to its being plentifully watered from many Rivers that run through it. The constant Wars in the Carnatic, in which it has remained neuter these seventeen Years past, has made it very populous, many of the Inhabitants from that Quarter having stocked thither for Refuge. So soon as the young King of Tanjore's Father died, and he mounted the Throne, from his immense Riches and Populous- ness, he thought himself of sufficient Strength to refuse his annual Tribute to our Nabob, which his Ancestors had always paid. The Nabob often applied to the different Governors for Forces to bring him to Obedience, which they as often refused, till Orders came from the Directors for the late Expedition, in which we succeeded so far as to take Wellum, which is the second Place of Strength in his Country. We then besieged his Capital for six Weeks, which we should have made ourselves Masters of by Force in three or four Days more, had he not complied with the Nabob's Terms. Our Loss killed and wounded was about 700 Men." The Eleanor, Capt. Graves, from Barbadoes, is safe arrived at Bristol after thirty- two Days Passage, and brings an Account of the Death of Governor Spry, Governor of that Island, after a short Illness. The Julius Caesar Tender, with voluntier Sea- men for his Majesty's Ships at Plymouth, was lost in Bristol Channel the 8tn Instant, and 30 Men were drowned. Mr. Jenkins, the truly patriotic Baker at Bris- tol, meets with great Encouragement. He has opened three Shops in that City, and a Fourth at Bedminster. His Shilling Wheaten Loaf weighs eight Pounds, and smaller in Proportion, whilst the Assize continues to be set at 61b. 5 oz. 2dr.— He hath also lowered the Price of his Flour to 44s. the fine ; 42s. the second ; and 40s. the third ; each Sack 280lb. Weight.— It is to be wished some Person would follow the Example in London. Wednesday John Sunderland, alias Sandiland, and John Jones, for a Burglary in the House of Aaron Franks, Esq; at Isleworth, and stealing a Quantity of Plate, & c. ; John Creamer, for re- turning from Transportation ; and John Chap- man, for breaking into the House of Richard Spratley, and stealing a Quantity of Goods, were, the House of a Mrs. Buchanan. A few Even- ings since her Ladyship's Maid brought her a Let- ter to the following Purport ; " Dear Fanny, I'll be with you this Evening at Seven o'Clock " without fail. DELORAINE." She declared she neither knew nor would admit any such Person as Lord Deloraine ; but about Seven o'Clock a Person did come, got Admit- tance into the House, swore she was his Wife, and he would fee her. The Lady was very much frightened, and called out Fire, to alarm the Neighbours, some of whom came, and interpo- sed ; and while the unwelcome Visitors demanded Admittance at the Door of the Lady's Apartment she retired to her Chamber. He at length broke open the Door, and she in her Fright left the House. The Stranger examined her Trunks and Boxes, and then likewise quitted the House with- out offering any further Insult. Mrs. Buchanan deposed, that the Visitors was Lord Deloraine, and she was severely censured for not protecting the Lady in her own ( Buchanan's) House. An Infor- mation was taken from both the Ladies, and a Summons was made cut for his Lordship to ap- pear at Bow- Street the next Morning. Saturday died Mr. Charles Gale, Mailer of the Gloucestershire Public House in the Minories. A singular Circumstance attended his Death : Three Weeks ago he attended the Funeral of a Coun- tryman at Rotherhithe ; on his Return Home he told his Wife he had but a short Time to survive his Friend, and begged he might be left to his Meditations ; accordingly he confined himself to his Room, and died on Saturday last. To be SOLD by Private Contract, At P O W I C K, A Freehold Cottage and Garden, with Common Rights, and about eight Acres of Arable Land. For Particulars enquire of Mr. Dalby, at Powick aforesaid. To be SOLD by AUCTION, ( By JOHN HOPKINS ) At the Hop Pole Inn, in the City worcester, on Tuesday next, the 27th of October Instant, between the Hours of Three and Seven in the Afternoon, unless disposed of sooner by private Contract, TWO substantial, modern, new- built Houses, elegantly fitted up, situated at the upper End of the Foregate- Street, Worcester, held by Lease under the Dean of Worcester, as Mailer of St. Oswald's Hospital near Worcester, for 40 Years from Christmas, 1765, and renewable every 14 Years forever, subject to a Ground Rent of 61. per Annum. One of the Houses is lett on Lease for seven Years from Michaelmas 1769, to Sir Nigel Gresley, Bart, at the yearly Rent of 42I. together with a pleasant Garden adjoining, and a Hot- House therein. The other House is also lett on Lease to William Bund, Esq ; at the yearly Rent of 361. 158. per Annum, and has a pleasant Garden adjoining thereto.— Out of which Houses the Land- Tax is paid by the Landlord, and all other Taxes are paid by the Tenants. For further Particulars enquire of Thomas Lloyd, Esq; in the Foregate- Street, Worcester; or of Mr. John Hopkins, Sworn Appraiser and Auctioneer, in the said Street. N. B. Printed Particulars and Conditions of Sale may be had at the Angel Inn in Pershore, the Uni- corn in Bengworth, the Swan Inn in Tewkesbury, the Angel Inn in Bewdley, the Golden Cross in Bromsgrove, the Swan Inn in Birmingham, the Bell Inn in Gloucester, the Full Moon in Bristol, the Hop Pole Inn in Worcester, and of the Auctioneer. Worcester, 8th October, 1772. THE House wherein I now live, with that adjoining, in the Occupation of Mrs. Bund, being advertised in the last Worcester Journal to be Sold by Public Auction on Tuesday the 27th Day of this Instant October, I take this Method to inform the Person or Persons who may be inclined to purchase, that I have a Lease for seven Years of the premisses in my Occupation, com- mencing at Michaelmas 1769 ; and that the late Rev. Mr. Whittington, Father of the present Pro- prietors of the said Houses, hath ( in Consideration of my having expended a considerable Sum of Mo- ney in the Alterations and Improvements thereof) by Writing under his Hand, agreed that I shall hold the Premisses now leased to me for a further Term of seven Years, to commence from the Expiration of my present Lease ; and unless the Proprietors of my House, or the Person who may purchase the fame, do repay me all the Expences of the Improvements therein, I am determined to hold the fame accord- ing to my Agreement with the said Mr. Whittington. NIGEL GRESLEY. October 3, 1772. THE Commissioners for dividing and inclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Parish and Manor of Stoke Prior, in the County of Worcester, do hereby give Notice, that, at their next Meeting, to be held at the Golden Cross Inn, in Bromsgrove, in the County of Wor- cester, on the 9th Day of November next, they in- tend to fettle and adjust the advanced Rent that all Lessees of Lands, or Tenants holding under Agree- ments for Terms of Years, are to pay to their re- spective Lessors or Landlords, on Account of the Expences of such Inclosures, pursuant to the Di- rections of the laid Aft. And it is desired that all such Persons, as well Landlords as Tenants, do at- tend at the aforesaid Meeting, and produce before the Commissioners the Leases or Agreements sub- sisting between them ; and if any such Landlords and Tenants have already fettled and adjusted such Bromsgrove, October 12, 1772 DIVERS Whiteners of Linnen Cl residing in this Place and Neighbour having at several different Times of late lost and feloniously stolen and taken away from out of Bleaching Yards and Grounds, various Quan of Linnen Cloth, there lying to bleach : In o as far as may be, to prevent such injurious and Practices for the future, We, whose Names hereunto subscribed, have mutually agreed, Bond, to assist, at all Times, at our joint Exp each other, in apprehending and prosecuting, to utmost Rigour of the Law, any Person or Per who shall hereafter be concerned in robbing Bleaching Yard or Ground belonging to eithier Us respectively. As Witness our Hands, BENJAMIN HUMPHRYS , THOMAS ELLINS WILLIAM KINGS, I WILLIAM BROW To be SOLD by AUCTION, On Tuesday next, the 27tH October Inst. at the G Lyon, in Kidderminster, either together or in the lowing Lots, subject to the Conditions to be produce AN undivided Moiety or Half - of and in a Messuage, Farm, and La situate in or near Lower Mitton, in the Parish Kidderminster aforesaid, in the Possession of Adams ( to wit) of and in . LOT 1. A Close of Arable Land called Larby Bars, near Burlass 7 2. A Close of Arable, called Deans Piece 2 3. A Close of Arable, called the Middle Man's Cross - - - - - 6 4. A Close of Arable, called the Further Man's Crost - - - - - 6 5. A Close, called Moor Hill, divided lately in two Pieces, 3A. 3R. 1P. 8 A Meadow, called Bloglong, 4A 3R 18P' 6. Two Ridges in the open Field, about 7. The Messuage or Farm- House, and Garden and Orchard thereto ad- joining, 1A. - - - A Close of Arable, called Nearest Man's Croft, 7A. 1R. 34P. --- There is an extensive Right of Common belong ing to this Estate, and great Part of the Lands near the Canal. For further Particulars apply to Mr. White, torney, in Kidderminster aforesaid. To be SOLD to the BEST BIDDER, At the To be SOLD in Stourbridge, TO- MORROW, the of October Inst. between the Hours of Three and in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as shall then and there produced, unless the same is be sold by private Contract, AFreehold Estate, situate at Hav Hasbury, and Cradley, in the Parish of Ha Owen, in the Counties of Salop and Worcester, the Estate of Mr. Edward Paston, deceased, sisting of the following Particulars, viz. A g Farm- House, with suitable Buildings and Co niencies, and several Closes and Parcels of Ara Meadow, and Pasture Grounds, and Coppice Wo all lying contiguous, and to the said Farm- H adjoining and belonging, and containing in Whole 35 A. 1R. 24P. now in the Tenure of T mas Toy, on Lease for 21 Years from Lady. 1766, at the yearly Rent of 3ol.— A little Dwelli House, with a Shop and Garden belonging there standing on or adjoining to the above- mention Premisses, but not included in the Lease, now the Tenure of Samuel Sibbeter, at the yearly of 40s Another little Dwelling- House, wit Garden thereto belonging, standing near to the ab Premisses, now in the Tenure of Joseph Hodge on Lease for 42 Years from Michaelmas 1763, at yearly Rent of 30s. N. B. All the above Prem lie at Hawn and Hasbury, in the Parish of Ha Owen, in the County of Salop ADwelling- H and Blade- Mill or Boring- Mill, with a good well supplied with Water, and several Closes Parcels of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Ground and Coppice Wood thereto belonging, all lying c tiguous and adjoining to the said Dwelling- H and Mill, and containing in the Whole 6 A. o 35 P. now in the Tenure of Mr. Daniel Winw on Lease for 99 Years from Lady- Day 1762, at yearly Rent of 17I. 4s. N. B. The last mention Premisses lie at Bradley, in the Parish of Ha Owen, in the County of Worcester, and are sepa from the other Part of the Estate by a Lane on The whole Premisses lie together in a good Situ Dion, within Half a Mile of Hale's Owen, 3 M from Dudley and Stourbridge, and 8 Miles Birmingham, and Part adjoining to the Tump Road leading from Hale's Owen and Stourbrid and it is supposed there is Coal in the Estate. Th is upwards of 500I. worth of Timber now grow on the Estate, which must be paid for by a P chaser, or Power must be reserved for the Vend to sell and fall in the ensuing Season. --- For first Particulars apply to Mr. William Sadler, Attor at Law, at Castle Bromwich, near Coleshill, in W wickshire, upon Thursdays at the Hen and Chick in Birmingham; William Ryley, in Bilson- Str Wolverhampton ; James Cartwright, at No. 32, Chiswell - Street, Moorsields, London ; Thon Waldron, Schoolmaster, in Clent; or John Few Joiner and Carpenter, No. 9, Smallbrook- Str Birmingham. To be SOLD by AUCTION, On Tuesday next, the 17th of this Instant October, bet- ween the Hours of Three and Five in the Afternoon at the Feathers Inn in Ledbury, in the County of H ford, subject to certain Conditions to be then produ SEVERAL Freehold Closes, Piec and Parcels of Arable Land, Pasture Grou and Orcharding, called Sages, containing by E mation twenty- seven Acres ( be the same morel less) situate in the Parish of Dymock, in the Cou of Gloucester, and now in the Occupation of Rich Taylor, as Tenant thereof, at the yearly Rent Ten Pounds, but greatly underlet. There large Quantity of fine Oak, Ash, and Elm grow on the Premisses, and a considerable Part of Monday's and Wednesday's Posts. F OREIGN AFFAIRS. Stockholm, Sept. 25. THE King has actually in bis Hands the Manifesto, which the Senate in- tended to publish as soon as the Re- giment of Upland should enter the City the 20th of August. It appears this Manifesto, that the Senate had resolved only to take the King into Custody, and send to the Castle of Castenhof, but also to bring to his Trial. Warsaw, Sept. 30. They write from the Da- be, that the Fortifications of Choczim and Ben- are going to be demolished. According to same Advices, the Porte has attempted in vain spring over the House of Austria to their Side, offering her Belgrade and Saville. Altona, Oct. 6. A Corn Merchant at Lubec, so was desirous to take Advantage of the pre- t Price of Corn, in order to make his Fortune, ded his House with that Commodity to such a gree, three Stories high, that a Night or two er the Floors gave way, and himself, with his ck of Corn, were buried in the Ruins. IRELAND. Dublin, Oct. 10. The following Occurrence opened in Athy, during the last Assizes : Some nken Russians began a Quarrel in the Street, view of the Grand Jury Room; that active spirited young Nobleman Lord Kildare, the eriff, seeing the Affray, ran down and seized p of the Ringleaders, and gave them into Cus- tody of the Bailiffs, with a Design to terrify them d then set them at Liberty. Upon the Sheriff's turn into the Jury Room, and relating the tter to some Gentlemen, he was asked if he the Names of the Fellows ; he said the some of one of them was Dowling, and a Tay- by Trade ; whereupon a Man who happened be attending the Grand Jury upon some Pre- nment Business, cried out-" Oh! my Lord, It is the Man who murdered my Brother about r Years ago." This Exclamation brought on Enquiry, when it immediately appeared that Accusation was well grounded ; the Fellow is in Naas Gaol, to stand his Trial next Assizes. is also remarkable that this Man, after the quashing the Order, Mr. Kenyon, one of his Counsel, moved that the Horse- Takers might pay the Penalty forfeited by a wrong Seizure, which they accordingly did, he generously gave it to the Stafford Infirmary. The whole Court, specially posed Perpetration of the Murder, sled from tice, and was but a few Days returned into Kingdom previous to his being taken. COUNTRY NEWS. Glocester, Oct. 19. At Ross Fair there was a ng of Cheats, who defrauded a Country Fel- out of Six Guineas and a Half, by the old ck of provoking him to shew his Money: eof them threw a Bowl of hot Toddy in his es, whilst the other snatched up the Money and off. However, we hear, two of the Gang re apprehended. Birmingham, Oct. 19. A few Days since the ester Machine was robbed on Sutton Coldfield mmon, by a single Footpad, about Three Clock in the Morning. He came out of Sut- Park, presented a Gun to the Coachman, and ered him to stop, declaring at the same Time It he would take nothing from the Outside Passengers. He opened the Coach Door and took n one Passenger six Guineas ; another Gentle- perceiving the Coach stop, had Presence of nd enough to secure his Money ( about: Ten ineas) in his Boots, and his Money being de- nded, he declared he had none, offering at the e Time to stand Search. One of the Outside Passengers had Twenty- seven Guineas in his cket, which he said he should have delivered demanded. The Robber is described to be a y thin short Man, he was muffled up in a eat- Coat, and snuffled much in his Speech. About Seven o'Clock on Thursday Evening as Westley was on his Return from this Town Walfall, he was attacked by a Highwayman r Handsworth Field, and robbed of his Watch, If a Guinea, and some Silver. After he had Committed the Robbery he was pursued through Town to Coventry, but evaded his Pursuers but a Quarter of a Mile on this Side the Co- untry Turnpike. The same Evening a Highwayman attempted rob the Chester Fly at Clemsley Wood near to rd Aylessord's, but Capt. Baldwin being a Passenger ( with two Ladies and a Gentleman) he d him keep off or he would shoot him, and im- mediately fired his Pistol at him, which is sup- posed to have wounded him, his Hat being found next Morning shot through the Fore- Part of Rim. He was seen by the Outside Passengers stall against a Gate near the Spot, and give se- veral Groans. The Horses took Fright at the report of the Pistol and went on. Saturday Morning, between One and Two Clock, as a Gentleman was coming to this own in a Chaise, he was Stopped by a single otpad two Miles on this Side of Castle Brom- ch, who presented two Pistols to his Breast, and bbed him of about 15s . 6d. a Pocket- Book, d his Hat. The Footpad was a tall well- set an, and dressed in a blue Great- Coat. At Stafford Sessions, last Week, was heard an ppeal brought by Mr. Powell, one of the Pro- ietors of the Shrewsbury Waggons, from the etermination of a Magistrate of that County, in e Matter of the Condemnation of a Waggon- orfe seized by some Horse- Takers. It seems these Pests of Society seized a ninth Horse as he drawing up Weston Sands, and unshut him from the other Eight; after some Consultation ey agreed that as there were Horses of more alue in the Team they would take another, the Waggoner hearing this, told them, that as they made their Choice once, they should not chuse- again, and accordingly held the Horse they tended to seize by the Head, on which they ll on him and beat him in so terrible a Manner at his Life was despaired of near three Weeks. For this Assault, we hear, an Information will brought against them in the Court of King's nch next Term. Without entering into the erits of the Case, the Conviction was quashed the Chairman, joined in praising his Disinte- restedness and Generosity. LONDON, Monday, October 19. St. Jame's, October 17. The King has been pleased to appoint unto the Right Hon. George Lord Viscount Townshend, Lieutenant- General of his Majesty's Forces, the Office of the Master- General of the Ordnance. Gazelle. We are assured that the late Transactions in Denmark, relative to the Queen, will be laid be- fore Parliament the ensuing Winter ; and it is thought a War between the two Nations will be the Consequence of it at last. A considerable Sum of Money has been lately remitted to Zell, for the Exigencies of a Great Lady there. The Dukes of Cumberland and Gloucester have formed the most social Intercourse of Families that can be imagined. Though denied the Ho- nour of appearing at Court, they are not denied the Possession of domestic Felicity ; and a Crown of true Content is infinitely superior to all the Diadems that ever yet enriched the Brow of Majesty. As Lord North has been heard publicly to de- clare, that the East- India Company have been embarrassing themselves from the very Moment they began to make Conquests, it is the Opinion of many, that the Reform intended to be made by Parliament will be, that Administration shall take the military Government totally to themselves, and only leave them the Commercial. It is provoking beyond Measure that the mini- sterial Tools still persevere in treating every Man who wishes to be free, as the Scum of the Earth, and one of the base- born Dregs of the People; and the Insolence of these Slaves of Power is not to be restrained by Numbers and a mixt Com- pany : A City Magistrate, a sworn Devotee of the Minister, declared the other Day in a large Meeting, that Mr. Wilkes's Majority was made up of the lowed and meanest of the City Rabble, who had scarce Bread to eat, and that they did not vote for Wilkes from an Opinion they had of his Honour and Abilities, but from a Notion they entertained, . it if he was Mayor he would re- duce the Price of Bread ; he added that he wished to God he could see a Quartern Loaf at the Price of a Shilling, as it would be the Means of hum- bling the Sturdy Beggars of the City, and keep them to hard Labour to earn their daily Bread. Our Correspondent chuses to conceal the Name of this upstart Wretch, this Grinder of the Poor, till he sees whether any of the Company present shall contradict what was said in the Presence of many Persons ; for though he thinks he has not exaggerated the worthy Magistrate's Speech, he would not insert the Name of the Party accused without being sure that his Charge is faithfully stated. It is reported that the Scrutiny for Lord Mayor will last near three Months. If Mr. Wilkes be Lord Mayor the Plan agreed on is, for him to purchase some old Brewhouse, or Warehouse, and turn nominal Trader, and then to break ; in which Case he will be entitled to 400l. per Annum ; this may keep him out of a Gaol till the Rockingham Administration comes into Play again, and once more pension our in flexible Patriot. — St. James's Chronicle. Thursday being the settling Day for India Stock, the Bulls had a Ballance to pay to the Bears to the Amount of 23 per Cent. Only one Lame Duck waddled out of the Alley, and that too for no greater a Sum than 20, oo0l. In the late Election of a Chancellor, Oxford hath evinced her perfect Knowledge of the Mean- ing of the sacred Penman : For, faith the Psalmist, Promotion cometh neither from the East, nor from the West, nor yet from the South. From whence then, said the Houses in Golgatha assem- bled, but from the North. We hear that William Stewart, Esq; Lieut Governor of Dominica, is to be appointed Go- vernor of Barbadoes in the Room of Dr. Spry, deceased. On Tuesday last the Equestrian Statue of his Majesty, which has been these three Years in finishing, in Berkeley- square, was exposed to pub- lic View. The Figure, we apprehend, will be subject to many Censures and Criticisms ; and the most linking is, the Hugeness of its Appearance, far beyond Nature, in any Point of View to the Square. The Character of the Horse seems not ill- designed, but it is certain the Artist had never put the Rules for good Horsemen into the Hands of the Rider, as the Attitude and Air he has been pleased to give him never yet existed in any one System of Horsemanship ; it has, indeed, more the Appearance of a Man hung in Chains, than the noble Character of a Horseman. The Bronze with which it is adorned, is only an Attempt at Excellence, as that Art has never yet attained a Proficiency in this Kingdom. The Whole, it is to be feared, will be looked upon by the Public as a rude indigested Mass, with little Design, and less Execution. The Earl of Deloraine attended on Thursday Morning at the Public- Office in Bow- Street, in consequence of the Summons issued by the Ma- gistrates the preceding Day, requesting him to come and answer a Complaint alledged against his Lordship by Lady Doneraile, as mentioned in the preceding Page; when the Matter was enquired into, it appeared that the Outrage complained of had been committed through an absolute Miscon- ception of the Earl, without the slightest Inten- tion to injure Lady Doneraile ; as she had sworn she went in Danger of her Life, the Earl was un- der the Necessity of giving Security for his future Conduct respecting her. Friday Morning a Number of poor Wretches in Spitalfields, oppressed by the very high Price of Milk, stopped two Milkmen, and obliged them a Monument, in some conspicuous Part of the Country to the Memory of the late ingenious Mr. Brindley, who has contributed so much to the Advantage of that Part of the Kingdom. The following may be depended upon as a Fact: A poor Man at Waterbeach in Cambridge- shire, having two Children, was very desirous that they should have the Small- Pox, but being too streightened in his Circumstances to employ a Surgeon to inoculate them, formed a Scheme, perhaps unheard of before, to do it himself ac- cordingly he came to Cambridge and procured a small Quantity of Matter, which he put the next Morning between two Pieces of Bread and Butter, and gave it to his Children : The Consequence was, they received the Infection, had the Disorder in a favourable Way, and are now hearty and well. They write from Paris, that an Ambassador from one of the Northern Courts has lately been arrested there, on what Account is not publickly known. Letters from Languedoc, in France, bring us an Account of a remarkable Fall of Rain, on the Ninth of the same Month in that Province. It began about Nine in the Evening, and poured down in such. astonishing Streams, that in less than two Hours it swelled the River Chassenac more than 18 Feet above its usual Level, and overflowed the Country for many Miles in Breadth. Its Violence was such, that nothing could withstand it; it bore down Houses and Barns, carried away Cattle, tore Trees up by the Roots, and overset Mills, particularly that of La Tour, the most considerable in the Province and built with incredible Strength. The Torrent was irresistible. It blew up an Arch of the fa- mous Bridge of Chambonas, built by the Ro- mans, and by that Means stopt for a while the Communication between the neighbouring Towns One Church was entirely dripped of its Pews, Altars, and even its holy Vessels, the Stream hav- ing made a clear Passage through its Walls. The oldest Man living never remembered to have seen so much Desolation in so short a Time, the Rain entirely ceasing about Eleven the some Evening. Worcester, Oct. 23, 1772. THE CARD ASSEMBLY, at Tom's Coffee- House, in Foregate- Street, will begin 0n Monday next, the 26th Instant, and be continued during the Winter Season. WE, whose Names are under- men- tioned, Inhabitants of the Parishes of Ship- ton, Long- Stanton, Munslow, Holgate, Tugford, and Monk- Hopton, in the County of Salop, have entered into Articles with each other to endeavour to apprehend and to prosecute, at our joint Expence, all Persons who shall steal Horses, Cattle, Sheep, or any other Things, our respective Properties. The Party from whom any Thing shall be stolen is to give immediate Notice thereof to all the Parties to the said Articles, every one of whom is then with- out Delay to dispatch a Man and Horse fifty Miles in Pursuit of the Felon ; and if the Person so dis- patched shall gain any Intelligence of him, he is to continue his Pursuit, if necessary, throughout Eng- land and Wales. The Pursuers will take different Roads from each other, and the Whole is formed upon such a Plan, that every Part of the Kingdom will be traversed in a very short Time. Every Turn- pike Gate Keeper will be intitled to a Reward of Ten Shillings, if he gives such Intelligence as will enable the Pursuers to apprehend the Offender. Shipton. Thomas Mytton, Esq. Edward Milner, William Mannox, Widow Burgess, B. Collins, of Morehouse J. Acton, of Larden F. Hudson, of Skimscot. Long- Stanton. Richard Onflow Widow Chidley F. Hudson, of Patton Edw. Downs, of ditto Tho. Butcher, of Little Oxenbold J. Bolens, of Brocton John Acton, of ditto Wm. Bowen, of ditto Munslow. Rev. Mr. Read Francis Wainwright Humphry Wainwright Hannah Wainwright B. Lokier, of Millichop Richard Bluck William Ward Worcester, 22d Oct. 1772. TO BE SOLD, At James PARDOE'S Warehouse. in Angel- Lane, SIXTY Thousand of Italian, Irish, and Kid Leather, at the usual Prices, on Credit, or Five per Cent. Discount. Worcester, Oct. 19th, 1772. WHEREAS in the Morning of the 17th Instant, some Person or Persons found Means to get into the Yard of Samuel Lowe, Mer- cer, in the Newport- Street, cut open three Packs of Goods, and took thereout the following Yard- wide Irish Cloths : No. 2, five Pieces 25 Yards each ; No. 275, two ditto; No. 276, one ditto; No. 278, one ditto; No. 280, one ditto; No. 281, two ditto; No. 3, two ditto; Maker's Name Miles Atkinson, with a particular Mark in Red.— Seven Eights wide, No. 3, one Piece; No. 103, two ditto; No. 104., one ditto; No. 120, one ditto; No. .2, one ditto. Brown, 72 Yards; Makers' Names James Orr- G. and Tho. Kells, in Blue.-— One Piece of fine Yard- wide Check, 20 Yards ; one Piece of common Yard- wide ditto, ditto; and one Paper of narrow Stay- Tape, 12 Pieces. Whoever will give Information of the said Person or Persons, so that he or they may be convicted thereof, shall, upon such Conviction, receive Twenty Guineas Reward of me, SAMUEL LOWE. N. B. They left a Seven- round Ladder behind them. Birmingham, Oct. 20, 1772 SAMUEL WICKINS desires his grateful Acknowledgments may be accepted by his Friends and the Public, for the many Favours conferred on him since he has been at the RED LYON; and begs to inform them that he has fitted it up with new Beds and Furniture: The Continu- ance of their Countenance and Support he earnestly entreats. If a due Attention, and a determined Resolution to oblige, can secure their Esteem, they shall not be wanting. N. B. Neat Post- Chaises, Whiskeys, and Saddle- Horses, on the shortest Notice A genteel Ordinary every Day at One o'Clock. Thomas Rowlands T. Littleford, of Broad- stone Benj. Cox, of ditto Wm. Cleeton, of ditto T. Powel, of Hangerford T. Lawn, of Thonglandas Tho. Downs, of Aston Edw. Stedman, of ditto Wm. Smith, of ditto Sam. Amies, of ditto Holgate. E. Minton, of the Coates John Hudson Joseph Bebb Samuel Fewtrell C. Mapp, of Bouldon Tugford Rev. Mr. Ingram Sylvanus Jones Edw. Reighnolds George Giles P. Francis, of Bawcot John Hanson, of ditto Monk- Hopton. B. Adney, of Oxenbold. JAMES INGRAM, Clerk and Treasurer. TO BE SOLD, On Wednesday next, the 28th Instant, at the late Dwel- ling House of Mr. Obadiah Arrowsmith, at Upton upon Severn, THE entire Household Furniture, Brewing Utensils, & c. with a handsome Sedan Chair, and large Iron Chest. The Goods may be viewed the Day preceding the Sale. Particulars may be had of Mr. Benjamin Arrowsmith, at Upton, or of Mr. Richard Meredith, in Worcester. The Sale to begin at Ten o'Clock, and continue till ail are sold. Kidderminster, 21st Oct. 1772. WHEREAS the Partnership between Messrs. Freestones and Cole, was by mu- tual Consent dissolved the second Day of this In- stant, the Trade will be in future carried on by Messrs. Freestones alone ; therefore all Persons who have any Demands upon the Partnership, are de- sired to send an Account thereof to Messrs. Free- stones, who, by Agreement, are to discharge the fame. And all Persons who Hand indebted to the said Partnership, are requested to pay such Debts to the said Messrs. Freestones. COMB- MAKERS, IN the Horn Branch, particularly the Cramboe and Horse Comb, will meet with good Encouragement, and may have constant Employ- ment, if tolerably sober and tuned Men, by apply- ing to Mr. James Markenfield, at Nutwith Cote, near Masham and Ripon, Yorkshire. to be LETT, and entered upon immediately, ABOUT forty computed Acres of excellent Grazing Land, being within a Ring- Hedge, with a House, Barn, and Stables; to- gether with the Great and Small Tythes of the Pa- rish, within eight Miles of Worcester, and four or five from two Market Towns besides. For further Particulars apply to Mr. Williams, Master of the Talbot Inn, Sidbury, Worcester. To be SOLD by AUCTION, ( By JOSEPH PRATT ) • On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 28th, 29th, and 30tb Days of October Instant, ALL the Live and Dead Stock, Im- plements in Husbandry, entire Household Furniture, Brewing Utensils, & c. of Mr. Samson Burrows, deceased, at his late House at Fladbury, in the County of Worcester. The Sale to begin each Morning at Nine o'Clock. Catalogues to be had ( gratis) at the Angel in Pershore ; the Unicorn in Bengworth ; the Crown in Evesham; the George in Piddle; the Chequer in Fladbury; at the Place of Sale ; and of Joseph Pratt, in Evesham. To be SOLD by Private Contract, ACommodious Brick Messuage, with all convenient and useful Offices, situate in the Corn- Market, in the City of Worcester, in the Occupation of Mr. Bedford, Apothecary. Alio a large and commodious Malt- House, in the Parish of St. Martin, in the City of Worcester afore- said, lately occupied by Mr. Tho. Barnes, Maltster. The above Premisses are held under the Corpora- tion of Worcester for forty Years, renewable every fourteen. For further Particulars apply to Mr. Sockett, Attorney, in Worcester. To be SOLD to the BEST BIDDER, At the Pig and Castle Inn, in Bridgnorth, on Saturday the 31st Day of this Instant October, between the Hours of Three and Five in the Afternoon, THE Cordwood in a large Coppice, called Common Heath, being chiefly Oak of eighteen Years Growth, to be felled the ensuing Winter. Also a Quantity of Cordwood on the Estates adjoining to the said Coppice: The Whole by Estimation will amount to one thousand Cords or upwards. The above Coppice is situate at Choreley, in the Parish of Stotesdon, in the County of Salop, within Half a Mile of a Turnpike Road leading to Bridgnorth, Bewdley, and Cleobury Mortimer, and within three Miles of the River Severn. Mr. Thomas Dorsett, at Choreley aforesaid, will shew the Wood: For Particulars apply to Mr. Tho- mas Crump, at Oldbury, near Bridgnorth. STOLEN or strayed on the 15th of of October Instant, out of the Common Field of Sherbourne, in the County of Warwick, A Five- year old BAY MARE, belonging to John Webb, Esq; with a Blaze in her Face, and a cut Tail, which has been nicked ; is fourteen Hands three Inches high ; she has a fleshy Substance grows be- tween her Ears, brushes with all four of her Legs, To be Sold by AUCTION, to the Bed Bidder, On Tuesday the 3d of November next, if not in the mean Time by private Contract, between the Hears of One and Five in the Afternoon, at Mr. Blew's, at the Falcon, in Bromyard, either together, or in the fol- lowing or such other LOTS as shall be then agreed on, HARDWICKE Manor and Estate, in the Parish and within about Half a Mile of the Town of Bromyard. LOT 1. The Two Burleys, in Lease to Mr. John Whittall, whereof 15 Years are unexpired at Candle- mas, with a new- built Barn and Beast- House thereon ; also a Messuage and Lands, in the Tenure of Wil- liam Gardiner. —- N. B. This may be made two Lots. LOT 2. The Heald, with the Hop- Yards, Mea- dow, and Orchard adjoining, in Lease to Mr. Tho- mas Taylour; together with a Messuage and Lands in Tenure of John Hopcott; and also a Corn Grist Mill with three Pair of Stones, newly rebuilt, toge- ther with the Hop- Yards and Meadows adjoining, in Tenure of Griffiths.-— N. B. This may be made two or more Lots. LOT 3. Upper and Lower Babylons, and Rush Meadow, under Lease to Mr. Philip Bray. LOT 4. The Wood, Meadows, and Orcharding below, with the three- Crosts of Arable, and Babylon Green, together with the Dwelling- House, Barns, and Beast- Houses thereon, in Lease to the said Mr. Taylour; also the two Cockshot Hills and Wear Meadow, in Lease to the said Mr. Whittall. LOT 5. A Messuage and Lands on Bromyard Down, with Right of Common thereon in Tenure THE DEPUTY LIEUTENANTS of the County and City of WORCESTER are desired to meet on Tuesday the 27th Day of October next, at Hooper's Coffee- House in Worcester, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, being one of the Days appointed by the Act of Parliament for a General Meeting to carry the Militia Laws into Execution. Croome, 28th Sept. 1772. COVENTRY. To be LETT, and entered upon immediately, THAT old- accustomed Baker's Shop, extremely well situated in the Foregate- Street, in the City of Worcester, late in the Occupation of John Brace, Baker, with a good Over and all neces- sary Utensils in the Baking Trade. N. B. There is a good House of Goods, and the Tenant may have all or any Part at a fair Ap- praisement. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Dixey Woodward, Glover, in Silver- Street; Mr. Richard Lowe, Joiner, in Broad- Street, who will shew the Premisses; or of Mr. Bird, Attorney, in High- Street. To be SOLD to the Highest BIDDER, On Monday next, the 26th of this Instant October, at the Hop Pole in Worcester, between the Hours of Two and Four in the Afternoon of that Day, if not in the mean Time sold by private Contract, of which timely Notice will be given in this Paper, ALL that Messuage or Tenement, with the Lands, Meadow and Pasture Ground, thereto belonging, containing twenty- nine Acres, or thereabouts, lying in Tibberton, in the County of Worcester, now in the Occupation of Mr. Henry Dyson, as Tenant thereof to Robert Townsend, of the City of Chester, Esq; who holds the same under the Dean and Chapter of Worcester, by Copy of Court- Roll of their Manor of Tibberton in the County of Worcester, according to the Custom of that Manor. The Tenant will shew the Premisses, and further Particulars may be had of Mr. Brasier, in Bewdley. LAND to be SOLD Some Time in November next, being Part of the Estate of the late FRANCIS ROCKE, Esq; of Newnham, in the County of Worcester, deceased, the under- mentioned Messuages or Farms, viz. A Large Farm, called and known by the Name of Upper Bramdon, situate in the Parish of Wheathill; another Farm, situate at Hints, in the Parish of Coreley, now in the Posses- sion of Widow Jukes ; also a good and well- accus- tomed Public House, known by the Name of the Serpent; and sundry Parcels of Land, situate in the Parish of Ashford Cardinal, and near to the Town of Ludlow : The above Estates are all in the County of Salop. Likewise a valuable Farm, called Great Stonebatch, situate at Eardson, in the Parish of Lin- dridge, and County of Worcester. Further Particulars, with the Time and Place of Sale, will be advertised in this and other public Pa- pers ; in the mean Time the several Tenants will shew the Premisses. A FELONY. STOLEN out of the Stable of Mr. Joseph Collins, in the Parish of Abberley, in the County of Worcester, in the Night of the iith Of October Instant, A BLACK GELDING, rising five Years old, with a small Star in his Fore- head, newly docked, about thirteen Hands and a Half high, and lame on the Right Leg before ; the Property of Mr. Robert James. Whoever will give Intelligence ( so that he may be had again) shall be paid One Guinea Reward land all reasonable Charges, by me ROBERT JAMES. The following valuable Articles are sold at BERROW's Printing Office in Worcester, and may also he had of the Worcester News Carriers. The ENGLISH COFFEE, Composed entirely of English Herbs, Roots, Barks. Plants, & c. and Variety of Balsamic Productions. TO be drank for Breakfast and in the Evening in common, as Tea or common Coffee. It is inconceiveable how soft, smooth, and pleasing it is. It not only serves for Drink, but is nourishing ( as Food) to the most weak and delicate Constitutions. This COFFEE is beyond Parallel for the following Complaints, viz. Colds, Coughs, Asthmas, Consumptions, Shortness of Breath, Faintness, Tremblings, Giddiness, Reachings, Appetite gone, and all Kinds of Rheumatic and Nervous Disorders, from what Cause soever they proceed. In many Parts Abroad the Nobility, Gentry, and others, make constant Use of it. The most eminent of the Faculty declare most Nervous Disorders spring from the frequent drinking of India Tea, which they call gradual Poison. Price Two Shillings and Six- pence a Canister, ( which is cheaper than other Coffee, or common India Tea) with printed Directions for using it. II. After many repeated Applications from great Numbers of the Nobility and Gentry, who have experienced the Efficacy of the Medicine for the CURE of the BITE of a MAD DOG, pre- pared by William Hill, Esq; of Ormskirk, in Lan- cashire, he has now consented, for the Good of the Public, to entrust the lame to his Nephews, Mr. William Hill, and Mr. James Berry, Apothecary, in Mount- Street, Berkeley- Square, London; where it may be had at Five Shillings and Three- pence per Dose, with proper Directions for its Application, land no where else in London. By Appointment of the above Gentlemen, it is sold by H. Berrow, Printer, in Worcester. — N. B. If kept dry, it will retain its Virtues many Years. THURSDAY'' S POST. ( By EXPRESS from LONDON.) Arrived the Mails from Holland and Flanders. Vienna, October 3. T is a general Report, that the War between the Russians and Turks will become more fierce and bloody than ever. It is pretended that the former will be effectu- ally supported by a pow- erful Ally. The last Letters from Constantinople advise that the Preparations for Kingdom ; that Liberty will be granted them to have Synagogues, to possess Lands; hold Leases, carry on Trade; and, in shorts that they are to enjoy in France all the Rights and Privileges of a Citizen. Lower Elbe, Oct. 9. The Armies of the two belligerent Powers have availed themselves of the Armistice to get Reinforcements. Field Marshal Count de Romanzow has sent Orders to most of the Russian Regiments in Poland to come and join him. The Russians will be two hundred thou- sand strong Fresh Troops arrive daily at the Grand Vizier's Army, which is said to consist of upwards of twenty- five thousand Men. COUNTRY NEWS. Newcastle, Oct. 17. We hear from Carlisle, that on Friday Evening last, as Bucks Company of Comedians were performing the Tragedy of King Lear for the Benefit of Mr. and Mrs. Milles, to a crowded Audience, the Upper, Or Six- penny Gallery, which covered that of the Shilling Gal- lery and hung partly over the Pit, on a sudden gave Way, and buried a great Part of the People below for some Time in the Ruins ; happy for them the Scaffold was erected of the slightest Ma- terials, or otherwise a great many must have been killed, as they lay a considerable Time in this mi- serable Situation. The Cries of the Women and Children were truely shocking. Hats, Wigs, Caps, Aprons, and Shoes were by some promis- cuously, and others designedly seized upon in this dreadful Scene of Confusion. — The Windows were thrown open, and the Ladies borne out by the Gentlemen, the Door Passage being stopped by the People coming in, and the Maimed going out. Many, both Male and Female, old and young, were terribly hurt, but happily no Lives lost. In short, there has not happened a greater Piece of Confusion in that City, since the unfor- tunate Charles Stuart paid it a Visit. LONDON, Tuesday, October 20. We hear that the present Lord Lieutenant of Ireland has it in Charge to open his Government with some Acts of Popularity, by Way of throw- ing out a Tub to the Populace; and it is gene- rally thought that Sir Edward Newenham, who lost his Place as Collector, for voting for his Coun- try in the last Administration, will feel the first good Effects of this temporary Influence by be- ing reinstated in his former Office. We are assured that a Great Personage has given Orders to strike off a Number of Sinecures on the Irish and Scotch Establishments, the Mo- nies arising from which are to be appropriated to pay the Pensions. Very disagreeable News is said to have been re- ceived on Friday Night from the Continent. The Swedes have already begun to approach towards the Frontiers of Norway, and the Emperor of Germany towards the Russian Dominions. We learn from Petersburgh, that the Empress, in consequence of a War between Denmark and Sweden, must take Part with the former, owing to a Guarantee Treaty between them. No less than six Expresses were received in the Course of last Week from France, Portugal, Tu- rin, Berlin, Stockholm, and on Sunday another Express was received from Warsaw, which makes it imagined that something of great Importance is on the Carpet. It is generally believed that some secret Com- pact has been recently established between the French and Prussian Courts, a Circumstance in no Degree pleasing to the present Ministry. Orders are sent to Hanover to keep the Troops in constant Discipline, and to complete the Num- ber of every Regiment with all Expedition. This looks as if the Storm gathering in the North was speedily expected to burst, and threatened to be very hostile to a favourite Electorate. A very spirited Memorial is now preparing in order to be sent to the Court of Portugal, relative to the recent Complaints of the English Merchants trading thither. Private Letters from the Hague inform, that a Treaty is on Foot for granting to his Prussian Majesty certain Tracts of Territory in the East Indies, towards extending the Commerce of the new Asiatic Company lately established at Embden. Some Gentlemen belonging to the East India Company, not in the Directorship, have received Orders to attend the Privy Council at St. James's on Wednesday next. It was reported on Sunday, that the West India Planters intend to sue for a Bill next Sessions, for an additional Duty to be laid on the Importation of Coffee from Turkey and the Levant, in order to encourage the Cultivation of Coffee in our American Islands. It is observable, that no less than ten Noble- men, and fifteen Members of Parliament, have already obtained Grants of Lands in East Florida, in order to establish Plantations in that promising Colony. Sunday Night it was reported at the mercantile End of the Town, that the Natives of Madagas- car had rose up on Account of some ill Usage of the French, and cut off two Factories they had established on that Island. We are informed that the Hon. Col. Fitzroy, Brother to the Duke of Grafton, will be ap- pointed Colonel of the Third Regiment of Dra- goons, vacant by the Death of the late Earl of Albemarle. Colonel Luttrell, we hear, is to have a Regi- ment of Horse in Ireland, that will be vacant in Consequence, of the Promotions to take Place on the Death of the Earl of Albemarle. It is said a Great Personage has declared, that if Mr. Wilkes should be returned by the Court of Aldermen, he shall not be permitted to come within his Presence during his Mayoralty It is now known for certain that Hallifax and Shakespear have above a Hundred bad Votes, and that they have no Hopes of Success. The most sanguine of the ministerial Party begin to despair. changed thei r Tone. " Townsend is now the Man. He is a less able, à less dàngerous Ma- gistrate. The King can never fee Wilkes ; he will always feign Sickness, or order the Gates of the Palace to be shut in his Face. The Court would be deserted if Wilkes was admitted; and the Queen would be apt to miscarry at the Sight of his evil Eye. Is it not incumbent on us, as loyal Subjects, to relieve our Sovereign from such Distress? What though Townsend reviled the King's Mother, and talked of his Majesty with Contempt in the Face of all the Representatives of the Nation ; he was not the prime Mover of the Disturbances with which this Reign has been disgraced. That is the Work of Wilkes ; and it is a Crime which cannot be forgiven. Wilkes will never be Lord Mayor." Such is the Lan- guage which the protesting Aldermen have learnt from Harley their Tory- leader. As the Aldermen are resolved to chuse Town- send Lord Mayor, Mr. Wilkes will every Year, till he is chosen, carry the Election upon the Poll, and thus keep up the Flame in the City and in the Nation. Thus is the Ministry, through its own Folly, doing as it has always done, the Business of Mr. Wilkes. Ministerial Opposition is the Life of Mr. Wilkes. Since the Scrutiny has been demanded, Nine Hundred Pounds have been subscribed for his Assistance at the London Tavern. The Sheriffs, we hear, are determined not to allow Council on the Scrutiny, declaring, that as they are the only constitutional Judges of the Point in Question, they will suffer no judicial In- terference, unless the Cause is removed to a Tri- bunal of a superior Nature. The following may be depended on as an undoubted Fact:— A poor Liveryman was taken out of Islington Workhouse, and brought in a Chair to Guildhall to poll for Aldermen Hallifax and Shakespear. He was carried immediately back, and died the next Morning. On Sunday Morning last, about II o'Clock, died, at his Seat near Coventry, John Bird, Esq; Alderman of Bassishaw Ward, to which he was elected ( on the Death of Sir William Baker, Knt.) the 6th of February, 1770. He attended at the last Sessions at the Old- Baily, where he got the Fever, which has been so fatal to several other Persons. Thursday Tho. Stevens, one of the Runners to Newgate, died of the Jail Distemper. The celebrated Capt. Robert Jones has got the Jail Distemper, and lies dangerously ill with it in Newgate.- How cruel it is to keep him in Confinement! By the King's reversing the Sen- tance of Death to Banishment, it implies he is guilty, and that his Majesty, though a reputed devout and orthodox Christian, does not believe the horrid Crime of Sodomy deserving of Death ; and under Pretence of shewing Mercy to the un- fortunate Wretch, punishes him in the most cruel Manner. Land. Even. Post. — Another Evening Paper says, We are assured that Capt. J — is not only out of Newgate, but has received a free Pardon. Our Intelligence affirms, that he has appeared in the Park, Playhouse, and other public Places ( ra- ther indeed incog, but not in any great Degree so) and that several People of Fashion and Con- sequence have been seen to speak to him as fami- liarly as if he had never been charged with the hateful Crime for which he was convicted ; and some Persons of no little Consideration, have even permitted his Visits. There are upwards of thirty Prisoners for Trial for capital Offences at the Sessions at the Old Bailey, which begin To- morrow. Last Night the Purser of the Rochford East- Indiaman, from Bengal, came to the East- India House with the News of the above Ship's being safe arrived off Portsmouth. She failed from St. Helena the 29th of August last, and left no Ship there but the Clive, Captain Allen, who was to fail in a few Days for England. The above Ship that is arrived, has buried upwards of Two- thirds of her Crew, and the rest are very sickly. A London Tradesman, on his Way to Paris, stopt at Calais, and dined with one he took to be an English Gentleman and resident there Amongst other Discourse the Gentleman said he waited for his Commission in the Irish Brigades & c. that on Receipt of it he was ordered to take Shipping for Ireland, where he knew that he could raise 160 Recruits, made Apology for his abrupt Rising after Dinner, saying he was going to play at Billiards for Twenty Guineas.— This Gentleman proved to be one of the Kennedys once notorious in London. On Sunday the Countess of Huntingdon was at Tottenham Court Chapel, with seven young Students, who were educated by her Bounty, and are going to the College at Georgia. On Saturday Evening a young Woman was met in Illington Fields by three Fellows, who all abused her, and used her so ill, that she soon after died in the Field ; some Fellows who frequent a Public- House there, and who are suspected to have committed lately several Robberies in and about Illington, are supposed to be the Persons who have thus abused and murdered the poor Girl. Strict Search is making after them. The Prices of Hops last Week at Weyhill Fair in Hampshire, were, Farnham fine Hops from 61. 6s. to 7I. los. second Sort from 5l. to 61. A Number of Buyers, and a very brisk Fair. Coun- try Hops from 4l. Ios to 6l. 10s. per Cwt. Price of CORN per Quarter, at London. Pease 44s. t046s. Beans 30s. to 33s. Hog Pease Finest Flour 43s. a Sack. India ditto, 185 i- half. South Old Annuities, —. New 4th. Three per Cent. od. Wheat 46s. to 52s. Oats 15s. to 19s. Rye 30s. to 32s. Barley 27s. to 32s, Bank Stock, —. Sea ditto, —. Ditto Annuities, 85 i- 8th Bank reduced, shut. Three per Cent. Consol. 87 3- 8ths. Three per Cent. 1726, —. Ditto 1751, —. Ditto India Ann. —. Three 1 - half BANKRUPTS required to surrender. John Little, of Red Lion- Street, Clerkenwe Merchant, Oct. 24, Nov. 28; at Guildhall. Richard Blechynden, of Gloucester- Street, Bloon bury, Sugar Broker, Oct. 27; Nov. 7, 28, at Guill hall.--- John Lyse, of St. George, Southwark, Vi tualler, Oct. 30, Nov. 3, 28, at Guildhall.-- Jo Salt, of St. James, Carlickhite, London, Victualle Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 28, at Guildhall.--- Joseph Bars forth, of Sheffield, Yorkshire, Grocer, Oct. 27, 2 Nov. 28, at the Angel, in Sheffield.--- Robert Ma dock, of Chester, Linnen- Draper, Oct. 27; No 14, Dec. I, at Guildhall, London. DIVIDENDS to be made to Creditors. Nov. 7. William Coxeter, of St. Paul's Church Yard, Upholder, at Guildhall.-- Nov. 12. William Warren, of Bristol, Upholder, at the Nag's Hea Tavern in Wine- Street, Bristol. Married.] At Lichfield, Mr. Wm. Bird, Brazie to Miss Cotton, of the same Place.--- Mr. J. Jack son, to Miss Lloyd, both of Lichfield.— Mr. Joh Philip Myriaden, to Miss Betsy Rann, both of Bi mingham.--- At Sutton, Mr. Thomas Odams, Miss Dawson.— Mr. Beaufoy, of Evesham, to Mi Rogers, of Bristol.-- At St. Ann's, Soho, Mr. W Fowler, of Dean- Strett, to Mrs. Fowler, Relict Sir Hans Fowler, Bart.— Capt. Fleming, of the 36t Regiment, to Miss Lambe, only Daughter of --- Lambe, Esq; of Acton Mr. Heathcote, of Fleet Street, to Miss Frances Bates, of the Strand. — — Moss, Esq; Chief Justice of Senegal, to Mi Gardiner, of Paddington. --- John Hayn'es, Esq; South Audley- Street, to Miss Cunningham, of Pan ton Street, Leicester- Fields. Died.) At Oswestry in Shropshire, in the 69t Year of his Age; Vaughan Barrett, Esq. A Lichfield, Mr. Samuel Palmer, one of the Alderme of that City.-— At Ross, Mr. William Huglus.- At Landovery, Carmarthenshire, Mr. William Surgeon.— In Brook- Street, Henry Albert, Esq.- In Newman- Street, Mr. Angel, Watch- maker.-- In the Haymarket, Mr. Anthony Beaman, Painte — At Kingston, John Creswell, Esq; formerly Hop- Factor, in the Borough.-— In Basing- Lane, M Martin Tomkins, Blackwell- hall Factor.— In Chair eery- Lane, Mr. Wm. Lane, Attorney. --- In Old Street, Mr. Abraham Crowe, Glover.—- In Tooly Street, Mr. Edward Eastgate, Dyer. Intelligence from our Correspondent in London, dated Wednesday, October 21. NOtwithftanding what has been said against Lord N h, it is an undoubted Fact, that he is every Thing : his Power reduce the Price of Pro visions; and we are well informed that upon the Meeting of the Parliament he determined to stop the Distillation of Barley. And we hear that Lord Camden has been con- sulted by the Premier with respect to some Law relative to the Price of Provisions. The unpopular Aldermen have already mac Objections to 250 of Mr. Wilkes's Votes, but the Scrutiny to put in these Objections formally do not commence till next Saturday. It is upwards of 30 Years since Europe ha been in such universal Commotion as at presen Yet some Politicians seem to be of Opinion, tha the Bustle will have no destructive Consequence The Truth seems to be, that every Pawer is arn ing itself, not because there is any actual Danger but that they may be prepared for the worst. The Folly of supposing that Russia will under take any Thing against Sweden, in her present Situation, destroys itself; she will have Business enough in securing her own Possessions in Poland and in managing her War with the Ottomans. If Great Britain meddles with the Quarrels the Continent, his Majesty will act in the Qua rel as Elector of Hanover only. The Strugg will be for Hanover ; Great Britain has nothing to do with it. The last Letters from Hamburgh intimate that the Inhabitants of Norway, not being please with their present Government, have offered put themselves under the Protection of Swede which was the Reason that the Court of Coper hagen was sending Troops that Way, to keq the Norwegians in Awe. WORCESTER, Thursday, October 22. At our Market, last Saturday, 2406 Pock of Hops were fold ; and the different Prices we: 4l.— 4l. 15s. - and 5l. 5s. per Cwt. Early last Saturday Morning some Rogu found Means to get into a Yard at the Back the House of Mr. Lowe, Mercer, in Newpor Street, in this City, and cutting open three Pac of Goods ( which were brought in but the Da before) took out several Pieces of Irish Cloth, & the Particulars of which are mentioned in an A vertisement in the preceding Page. And th Night the House of Mr. Pemberton, Skinner, Friar- Street, was attempted to be broke into, b the Rogues being disturbed ( as is supposed) ha proceeded no further than making a Hole in on of the Shutters. On Tuesday last was married, at the Paris Church of St. Andrew, in this City, Mr. Richa Hollins, an eminent Surgeon, Man- Midwife, an Apothecary, of Stourbridge, to Miss Squir Daughter of Mr. George Squire, of this City, Last Sunday Night, as a labouring Man, Martin- Hussingtree, was returning Home from Ombersley, he flipped into a Ditch, where he wa found dead the next Morning. On Monday the 12th Inst. died, the Rev. M Pritchett, Surrogate of the Chancellor's Court Ludlow ; whose Loss is truly deplored by all h indigent Parishioners. By his Death the Living of Richard's Castle, worth 300l. per Annum, the Gift of the Lord Bishop of Worcester, be comes vacant. We cannot possibly spare Room either for Ant Supersitiosu's Observations, or R. R.' s Elegy. The Assize of Bread, as set by the Right Worship, the Mayor and Justices, on Monday last, and commence this Day. Wheaten Penny Loaf to weigh Two- penny Loaf Three- penny Loaf Six- penny Loaf lb. oz o 7 0 15 1 6 2 13 dr. 10 4 14 12 Houshold lb. l z 0 1 1 4 1 14 3 12 Re PRINTER of the WORCESTER JOURNAl. SIR, he following is worthy of a Part in your Paper, Insertion in your next will much oblige Your humble Servant, and new Correspondent, PROSPERO. he Anniversary of the JUBILEE at Stratford- upon- Avon being postponed. LATED with Nonsense, by Folly deluded, Enraptur'd each Jubilee Son, Ling Leave of poor Wisdom ( oft held in Derision) Seems prepar'd for Confusion and Fun. s ringing, Boys shouting, Folks gaping and staring, In an Uproar proclaim the glad Morn; [ sure, d and frantic in Pleasure, they frisk without Mea- Methinks that fad Bedlam's forlorn! nons roaring likeThunder, make Country Folks wonder, Doll and Dick leave their Sickle and Rake; fine Ribbons bedizen'd, and Spirit enliven'd, Trudge away to the Jubilo Wake, ere the Combers of Wool, to please each gazing In formal Solemnity ride ; [ Fool, Godiva once left, surely no Place cou'd boast Of such grand Raree Shews seen beside. ollo observing, ( his Eye quick discerning What Mortals were doing below) It a Message expressing, and fully digressing The Disgrace that attended a Show. at his Favourite coelestial, beheldThings terrestrial, With Blushes abhorr'd the Design ; at his once happy Spot, which will ne'er be forgot, Seem'd from Reason and Sense to decline. en his Fancy full glowing, grim War came forth howling, Smoke and Horror surrounded the Whole ; idst the founding of Trumpets, and clashing of Unmov'd and serene was his Soul. [ Helmets, henThalia the Wanton, with Falstaff ( no Phantom! A Mountain of Mirth !) both appear'd, mour join'd with Wit poignant, and Laughter triumphant, His Mind still in Secret was chear'd. ten cease your Confusion, mere empty Delusion, Prating Punch and his Puppets discard; " t Schemes quite abolish, like Indians unpolish'd, Wou'd ye howl forth your Joys to the Bard ? each Countenance blushing, Shame in double Tides flushing, Monarch Reason seem'd once more enthron'd ; with Joy calm Reflexion, assum'd quick her Station, And commended the Jubilee postpon'd. HOP- FACTOR ; or, The Tragi- comic Event. LAST Thursday Night, at an Assembly on the Surry Side of the Water happened a most dis- seeable Fracas. A military Gentleman belong- to the City Train- bands, danced with Made- iselle Toupet, a Lady of Mirth and Good mour, whose Head- Dress was three Feet per- dicular. Mademoiselle's elegant Manner of ncing was the Loadstone of Attraction; the lemande and Cotillion Step was her Element; ry one she touched she seemed to animate. Even old Dons, with their Majors and full Bottoms, tteavoured to turn an Allemande with Mademoi- e. We dread to relate the Sequel: A Gentle- In in the Hop Trade, who had felt the Power of demoiselle's Charms, was willing to exert him- f, when, O miserable ! dire Confusion ! instead of graceful, gentle Twist, the poor Factor, by some lucky Turn of his Arm, gave Mademoiselle so dent a Blow upon the Caput, that Babel's Tower mediately dropped to Pieces , the Lady, of Con- nence, fainted, and fell to the Floor. The Cap- , whose Eye- Balls shot indignant Fire, imme tely seized poor Pocket, and vented such a Volley Oaths, that even the Generalissimo of the Bands, he been there, must have trembled. The ole Room was instantly in an Uproar. " Part ! make a Ring!" was echoed from every arter. The Macaronies fled to Mademoiselle's ssistance, and each with his various Smelling Bot- exerted himself for poor Toupet's Recovery, le was untying her Tucker, some unlacing her, lers sprinkling her with Water, and bathing her mples, but all in Vain. Poor Pocket and his ends, in the Interim, were endeavouring to ap- se the much enraged Captain, who swore nothing Perdition. Pocket, however, by giving the ptain a Blow in the Bread- Basket, disengaged uself: But this was only adding Fuel to Fire ; the Captain instantly ran for his Sword, which immediately drew, and brandishing it in the Air th all the Gesticulation of a Bedlamite, in crossing Room to meet his Antagonist, he gave a most rant Glass Chandelier so violent a Blow with his bledo, that it flew to a thousand and ten thousand Pieces. The Confusion now was ten- fold ; the acaronies, too much agitated to be of any further vice to Mademoiselle, took to their Heels ; when upet, finding all the pretty Things had left her, overed, and, like the mad Hermione, rushed long the Crowd, and dealt general Destruction to ad- Dresses. We know not what might have apened, if a Borough Justice had not been pre- t, who was obliged to read the Riot Act: Upon ich the Assembly immediately broke up. ness Abroad, they have as yet turned out but mere Pretenders : He was succeeded by one William, a Dutchman, who married before he embarked from Holland ; and although some Au- thors say he did not wait for an Invitation, yet as he had given some Good- will, he took the Stock at a fair Appraisement, and set up on the old Premisses, where he and his Wife got a comfortable Liveli- hood: They dying, Ann, his Wife's Sister, came in, in her own Right, and carried on Business with great Reputa- tion, while she employed honest and experienced Journeymen; but turning these away, her Credit sunk extremely towards the latter End of her Tune, through the Blunders and Mismanagement of one Harley, her Foreman, and some others: She dying without Issue, in that Cafe the Business, which was much extended by William the Dutchman, was left to the present Family, the first of whom was George, and whom we shall call the First, who was succeeded by his Son, George the Second, who with his Father were very good Sort of Men, though both were much blamed for neglecting their Business, by gad- ding to a dirty Farm, called Hanover. His Name- sake and Grandson, The present Possessor, began with a fair Prospect; but being over- ruled and misguided by a favourite Servant, has loft great Part of the Business, and al- though some of his best Friends have remonstrated, and even petitioned him to alter his Course, he turning a deaf Ear to their Advice, being obstinate, has some Time since quitted the old Trade of King- Craft, and turned Button- Maker. Worcester, Oct. 5, 1772. WHEREAS at a Court of Guardians of the Poor of the several Parishes of this City, held this Day, Complaint was made to the Court that some Persons have of late omitted bring- ing Hops which have been bought, sold, or deli- vered within the said City, to the public Scales, to be weighed by the Hop- Weighers appointed for such Purpose ; which Practices being considered as not only illegal, but prejudicial to the Charity, The said Court did order. That the following Clauses in an Act of Parliament passed in the fourth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Second should be published in the Worcester Jour- nal, and by Hand- Bills, viz. ' And for the better regulating of the said Hop- ' Market, be it also enacted by the Authority afore- ' said, That all Hops hereafter to be bought, sold, ' or delivered within the faid City of Worcester or ' the Liberties, Suburbs, or Jurisdiction thereof, ' or Places adjacent, by the Wholesale, shall from ' Time to Time be first brought into the said Hop- ' Market, and there, and at no other Place, shall ' be publickly and in open Market bought, sold, and ' disposed of, and afterwards weighed at the public ' Scales there to be kept by the public Hop- Weigher, ' and thereupon the usual and customary Tolls, ' Fees, and Perquisites shall be paid to, and received ' by the said Guardians of the Poor of the said City, ' and their Successors, from Time to Time, for the ' Uses and Purposes aforesaid. ' And for the better preventing the buying, fel- ' ling, and weighing of Hops by Wholesale in pri- ' vate Houses or Places, be it further enacted by the ' Authority aforesaid, That if any Person or Per- ' sons shall at any Time or Times from and after ' the said Twenty- fourth Day of June, buy, fell, ' or weigh any Bag, Pocket, or Parcel of Hops, in ' any other Place than in the said Hop- Market, or ' before such Hops shall have been brought to, and ' weighed at the said Hop- Market by the public ' Hop- Weigher, or at the public Scales there to be ' kept, such Person or Persons shall, for every such ' Bargain or Offence, forfeit and pay the Sum of ' Ten Shillings, for the Use and Benefit of the Poor ' of the said several Parishes of the said City, to be ' levied by Distress and Sale of such Offenders Goods, ' by Warrant under the Hand and Seal of the Mayor, ' or any one or more of the Justices of the Peace ' of the said City of Worcester, or of any one or more ' of the Justices of the Peace of the County of Wor- ' cester, in their respective Counties and Jurisdic- ' tions, restoring the Overplus ( if any) after all ' Charges of such Distress and Sale paid, to the Party ' so offending; and if no Distress can be had or ' found, that then such Justice or Justices shall, by ' his or their Warrant, commit such Offender to ' Prison, there to remain for the Space of one ' Month, or until Payment shall be made of such Penalty, and the Charges attending such Com- ' mitment.' A NEW MAGAZINE. On the First of November next, will be published, ( Embellished with three Copper- Plates, elegantly en- graved, and purposely designed for this Work) Numb. I. Price 6d. to be continued Monthly, of the MACARONI AND THEATRICAL MAGAZINE; or, Monthly Register of the Fashions and Diversions of the Times. TO THE PUBLIC. It is universally agreed that no Age has indulged more in the Extravagancies of Fashion and Bagatelle than the present; which appears, not only from the Claims laid to them by Persons who move in the first Sphere, but these of the very subordinate and distant Ranks of Life, it seems to be equally agreed, that few Periods, in modern Times, have afforded such Instances of Relaxation on the Stage, whether we consider it in Respect to Authors, Managers, or Players.— At such a Time then the Edi- tors think a Work of this Nature useful, as well as en- tertaining, particularly at they intend to be faithful II- lustrators of their Title, by alternately exhibiting the the Follies, Vices, and Defects of each. The Player shall be truly told of bis Faults.— The Author of his Puerilities, and the Managers of their Avarice, or Par- tiality ; nor shall even the Coronet elude their Search in the Detection of the Gambler or the Fop : In short, as they mean to be entirely guided by the Pen of Impar- tiality, their general Design will be, " To hold the Miror up to Nature, shew Folly her own Image, and the very Age, and Body of the Time, his Form and Pressure." For a more particular Account of our Plan, we must refer the Reader to the first Number of the Work. London, printed for J. Williams, next the Mitre Tavern, Fleet- Street. brief and mechanical Account from the Union of such Persons as have exercised the Trade and Mystery of Kingly Government within this Island. COTCH Jemmy, the presumptive Bastard of an Italian Fidler, was born in Scotland : Turning a bonny Lad, and of quick Parts, he was put Apprentice in that Kingdom, to the Business of ng- Craft ( on which he afterwards wrote a Trea- and called it by that Name) to this he served of his Time there, and the Remainder in Eng- as a Turn over: He dying, Charles his Son succeeded him, but ambitiously asping at too much Business, proved unfortunate, d left the Shop to his Son ; he made large Addi- ns to his Father's Work, by interweaving it with left- Craft. Charles the Second, who was for some Time kept of Possession by one Oliver Cromwell, who took Shop over his Father's Head, and who, though regularly bred, proved a most subtle, industri- and able Workman: Cromwell dying, this arles came and opened Shop, earned on Business : indifferently, owing, as it is said, to bad Com- being much addicted to lewd Women, revel- with Buffoons, Jesters, and Stage- Players: He Jemmy the Second, his Brother, an Apprentice, me on Trial, but breaking his Oath with his sters, he forfeited his Indenture, ran away, and transported for Life; and although his Son and Grandson have endeavoured to follow the Busi- And Notice is hereby given, That the said Court of Guardians came to a Resolution to prosecute all Persons who shall hereafter presume to offend, in any Respect, against the Act of Parliament above- mentioned. JOHN EADES, Clerk. This Day is published, Price is. 6d. The second Edition, corrected, with the Addition of a Map of the Roads of England and Wales, ANew and accurate Description of all DIRECT and principal CROSS ROADS in GREAT BRITAIN: Containing, I. An alphabetical List of all the Cities, Towns, and remakable Vil- lages in England and Wales, with their Market- Days, and Counties they are situated in. II. The Direct Road from London to all the Cities, Borough, Market, and Sea- port Towns in England and Wales, shewing the Distance from each City, Town, or Vil- lage to the next on the same Road, with their Dis- tance from London, and an Account of the re- markable Seats that are situated near the Road. III. The Cross Roads of England and Wales. IV. The principal Direct and Cross Roads of Scot- land. V. The Circuits of the Judges in England. The Whole on a Plan entirely new, and far prefer- able to any Work of the Kind extant. By DANIEL PATERSON, Assistant to the Quarter Master General of His Majesty's Forces. London, printed for T. Carnan, at No. 64, in St. Paul's Church- Yard. 1772. Of whom may be had, by the same Author, Price 4s. ( Being a Second Part to the above Work) A TRAVELLING DICTIONARY, or, Alpha- betical Tables of the Distance of all the principal Cities, Borough, Market, and Sea- port Towns in Great Britain from each other : Shewing at a View the Number of Miles every City or Town in the Kingdom is distant from any other, according to the nearest Direct or Cross- Road. The two Parts making a compleat Travelling Companion, may be had bound together, Price 6s. This Day is published, Price 2s. A NEW EDITION, being the SEVENTH, of EVERY Man his own PHYSICIAN. Being a complete Collection of efficacious and approved Remedies for every Disease incident to the Human Body, with plain Instructions for their Use. By JOHN THEOBALD, M. D. Author of the Medulla Medicine. Compiled at the Command of his late Royal High- ness the Duke of CUMBERLAND. In this Edition are given necessary Instruc- tions for the Preservation of Health, and Rules for nursing sick Persons, & c. London, printed for W. Griffin, in Catherine- Street, Strand ; sold by H. Berrow, Worcester. Of whom may be had, Price 5s. in Boards, Designed for the USE of SCHOOLS, The BEAUTIES of ENGLISH POETRY, selected by Dr. Goldsmith. Also, Price 2s. written by the same Author, The DESERTED VILLAGE; a Poem; 7th Edition. Another recent and extraordinary CURE PERFORMED BY VELNOS' Vegetable SYRUP. JOHN ASTLE, who now works with Mr. Saltkill, Coach maker, at Walham Green, in the Parish of Ful- ham, bad some Months been under a strong Mercurial Course for the Venereal Disease, when the Surgeon, who attended him finding his Case so obstinate as to resist his utmost Efforts, ad- vised a Salivation, and on his refusing to submits to it, gave him up at incurable by any other Means. He then applied to Dr. Burrows, in a Condition truly deplorable ; his Body was covered with putrid Eruptions, be bad a large Ulcer on each Tonsil. which bad almost consumed them. a Tumor of a con- siderable Size, and nearly schirrous, in each Groin, and a Contraction in his Limbs; be laboured under nocturnal Pains that frequently deprived him of Rest for four or five Night successively, which. together with a bectic Fever, constant Head ach, & c. bad reduced him to so low a State that he was scarcely able to walk. This wretched Object was put under a Course of the Vegetable Syrup, by the sole Use of which in a few Days the Ulcers in the Throat became easier, and he swal- lowed with little Pain ; in about twenty Days the Eruptions began to subside, the Tumours to discuss, the Paint to abate considerably, and in the Space of two Months be was radi- cally cured of every Symptom, and followed his Business at constantly as ever, to the Surprise of many of the Neighbours, who were acquainted wish his dreadful Situation ; at is at- tested by the Patient and his Master, Feb. 25. 1771. JOHN ASTLE. HENRY SALTKILL. The Vegetable Syrup is fold in Bottles, Ten Shillings and Six- pence each, at Dr. Burrow's House, opposite the Prince of Orange Coffee House, in the Hay Market, Lon- don ; sold also by Fletcher and Hodson, in Cambridge ( who are a pointed sole Agents for vending this Medicine in the Coun- try); Mr. Raikes, Gloucester ; Mr. Pugh, Hereford; Messrs. Pearson and Aris, Birmingham ; Mr. Taylor, Kidderminster ; Mr. Jackson, Oxford; Mr. Eddowes, Shrewsbury ; Mr. Tay- lor , Stafford; Mrs. Thurstans, Wolverhampton ; and by the Printer and Distributors of this Journal. Where also may be had, A Dissertation on its Nature and Effects, with an Ac- count of in Examination by the Royal College of Physicians, and a Variety of extraordinary Cures, property attested. Price is. To preclude the Attempts of Imitators, a Label is pasted at the Bottom of each Bottle, signed in Red Ink with the Names J. Burrows, Fletcher & Hodson. To Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, Golden- Square SIR, I Should think myself wanting in Gratitude to you, and Hu- manity to my Fellow- Creatures, if I longer omitted ac- quainting the Public of a most remarkable Cure I have obtained by the Use of your MAREDANT'S DROPS. About forty Yearr ago I got a Surfeit, by drinking a Quantity of Small- Bees when I was excessive hot; soon after which I was taken very ill, and there appeared great Blotches and other Eruptions all over my Head, my Hands, and my Body, much like the Bark of a Tree. I have bad the Advice of the most eminent Physicians in London, and have taken various Medicines, Diet- Drinks, & c. without Relief, till I took your Drops, by which, thank God, I am now perfectly cured. As my Disorder appears to be of longer standing than any mentioned in your Paper, you have my Leave to publish it. I am, Sir, Berwick street, Soho, Tour very humble Servant, August 15, 1772. JOHN HAINES. 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 Six Shillings each) be fully convinced of their good Effect, by being referred to many People of Credit, who have been cured of the Leprosy, Scurry, Ulcers, the Evil, Fistulas, Piles, long continued Inflammations of the Eyes, and every other Disorder arising from a Foulness in the Blood. They may be taken in any Season, without the least Inconvenience or Hindrance of Business. They also perfect Digestion, and amazingly create an Appetite. N. B. None are genuine but what are signed by JOHn NORTON, in hit own Hand- writing; who hath appointed them to be sold by H. Berrow, at his Printing Office, near the Cross, Worcester ; and by Mr. ANDreWS, Bookseller, in Evesham. This Day is published, Price 5s. bound, EVERY Man his own Gardener: Be- ing a much more complete GARDENER'S KALENDAR than any one hitherto published: Containing not only an Account of what Work is necessary to be done in the Hot- House, Green- House, Shrubbery, Kitchen, Flower, and Fruit- Gardens, for every Month in the Year, but also ample Directions for performing the said Work ac- cording to the newest and most approved Methods now in Practice among the best Gardeners. In this Edition particular Directions are given with Respect to Soil and Situation ; and to the Whole are added complete and useful Lists of Forest Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Evergreens, annual, biennial, and perennial Flowers, Hot- House, Green- House, and Kitchen Garden Plants, with the Varieties of each Sort cultivated in the English Gardens. By THOMAS M AWE, ( Gardener to his Grace the Duke of Leeds) and other GARDENERS. The Fifth Edition, corrected, enlarged, and very much improved. London, printed for William Griffin, at Garrick's Head, in Catherine- Street, Strand. Sold by H. Berrow, Printer, in Worcester; and by the Wor- cester Newsmen. Where may be had, Price 5s. in Boards, A New Treatise on the LAWS concerning TITHES; containing all the Statutes, adjudged Cases, Resolutions, and Judgments relative thereto, with some interesting Cases concerning Tithes, de- termined in the Court of King's Bench by the Earl of Hard wicke and Lord Mansfield. The third Edi- tion, corrected and enlarged, with the Addition of several Cases never before printed. By T. CUN- NINGHAM, Esq. ESSENCE of WATER- DOCK, For the SCURVY. IF there be any yet afflicted with this Disorder, who have not tried the Water- Dock, whether from In- attention, or from the supposed Discredit of advertised Me- dicines ( though when the Author is known, and capable, that ought to cease) it may be proper to remind them that this is the Season for a perfect Cure, The Certainty of Effects, even in the most confirmed Cafe « , are sufficiently known, from those of Mr. Wilson, Mrs. Game, Sir Roger Twynsden, and many more, and its Innocence is such, that Infants take it in a proper Dose. There are many other Persons of Distinction, in whose Faces the good Effect of this Medicine may be seen; though it were ill to revive the Me- mory of a part Disorder, by mentioning their Names: This may be said with Truth and Safety, None need fear a Cure from it because they have taken other Things in vain. Sold by H. BERROW, Printer, in Worcester, whom I have appointed my Agent for the Sale of my Medicines in Worcester, and Places adjacent; and all Persons desirous of vending them may be supplied by him on advantageous Terms. Arlington street, London, Oct. 17, 1766. J. HILL. 1. ELIXIR of BARDANA, for the Gout and Rheumatism. This re- establishes the Health after the Fits of the Gout, shortens such as follow, and eases the Pain. For the Rheumatism it is certain Cure; and the Disease never returns. 2. PECTORAL BALSAM of HONEY, for Colds, Coughs, and Asthmas. A common Cold is often cured, and ail the bad Consequences prevented by a single Dose. These Complaints are so common, that no Family should be without the Medicines. 3 TINCTURE of SPLEEN- WORT, the new- invented Medicine for Hypochondriacal Disorders. 4 TINCTURE of VALERIAN, for Disorders of the Nerves, Faintness, Head- achs, and all Kinds of Fits. 5. TINCTURE of SAGE, to lengthen Life and keep off the Decays of Age; as Tremblings, Deafness, and all other the Weaknesses of an advanced Life. 6. TINCTURE of CENTAURY, a Sto- machic Bitter, that gives a healthy Appetite and, found Di- gestion : A certain Cute for all Weaknesses and Disorders of the Stomach. All these are pleasant, innocent, and efficacious Medi- cines ; discovered by the Author, in the Course of bis Study of Plants ; and are so safe that Infants may take any of them in a proper Dose. They are fold at 3s. a Bottle each, Valerian 2s 6d. with printed Directions. Another recent Instance of the Angular Efficacy of Dr. SMITH's RESTORATIVE MEDICINE. The Case of C. BURTON, Esq. SIR, I Think it my Duty ( as it may be the Means of pointing out Relief to such as labour under similar Complaints) to inform you, that if you think proper you may cominu- nicate to the Public that I am perfectly recovered from a relaxed, emaciated State, by taking your Restorative Medi- cine. My Disorders, I am well convinced, arose from youthful Imprudence, and the natural Effects of a hot Country. I consulted some of the most eminent Physicians, and regularly followed their Prescriptions, but all to no Ef- fect. At length happily meeting with a Gentleman who had been your Patient, he informed me of the Benefit he had received from your salutary Medicine. I am Sir, with the greatest Respect, your most humble Servant, Cambridge, July 22. C. BURTON. 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 Self- polution, or excessive Venery, and Nervous Complaints in general ; a so those secret Infirmities that attend 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, or imprudent Venery, arise Pains in the Head or Limbs, Erup- tions, Gleets, Weakness of the whole Frame, Lowness of Spi- rits, Dimness of Sight, with a Tribe of Nervous Complaints, which generally terminate in a Cousumption. For a full Account read the Doctor's New Treatise, just published, Price is. 6d. the seventh 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. By His Majesty's Letters Patent, ( Granted to WALTER LEAKE, of the City of London, P. P.) is recommended the Justly Famous PILL, called in the Patent, PILULA SALUTARIA; And there pronounced to be a Cure for the VENEREAL DISEASE, SCURVY, and RHEUMATISM. IN fifteen or eighteen Days it generally cures those cruel Disorders, and where it fails of perfectly restoring Health in that Time, the Patient has the happy Assurance that he or she is at the Eve of being restored, let the De- gree of Malignancy be ever so great. It is an Excellency peculiar to these Pills, to make directly to the complaining Parts, and enter into Contest with the offending Matter, which they soon dislodge and expell. They are declared by Experience to be a Preserver of Health, as well as a Re- storer, by taking only eight single Pills ( as instructed by the Direction Bills) once or twice a Year. In short, the Patentee has this extraordinary Obligation to them, that whatever he promised himself from them they were sure to fulfil and exceed, as though impatient of immortal and uni- versal Fame. These Pills are must worthy a Place in the Ca- binet of Masters and Captains of Ships, and the more so, for that they require no Confinement, not Restraint of Diet, will keep good in all Climates any Length of Time, and effect a Cure even when Salivation fails. Sold ( in Boxes, at 2s. 6d. each) by H. Berrow, Printer, in Worcester.
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