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The Glocester Journal


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Volume Number: LXI    Issue Number: 3159
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Assault by Spanish and French forces to take Gibraltar 1782
Date of Article: 28/10/1782
Printer / Publisher: R. Raikes 
Address: Southgate-street, Gloucester
Volume Number: LXI    Issue Number: 3159
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British Troops pull out of Savannah (Page 1 Col 1)
General Elliott and Gibraltar taken from London Gazette (Page 2 Col 4)

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VOL. LXI. MONDAY, October 28, 1782. stpi^ 3159 T H U R S D A Y's POST. AMERICA. From the NEW- YORK GAZETTE. Charles- Town, August 14. H E town of Savannah was evacuated by the British troops on the nth inft. the public stores, and the ef- fects of the inhabitants who have come away, being previously re- moved down to the island of Tybee. On the 20th inst. a fleet sailed from Tybee for Jamaica, with about 1800 negroes, and other property of the loyalists, un- der convoy of the Zebra frigate and Vulture sloop of war. Two days afterwards, another fleet, having on board about 3000 negroes, sailed for St. Augustine. On the evening of the same day, Col. Brown, with a part of his regiment, the militia troops of horse dif- mounted, some militia infantry, and about 300 In- dians, the whole making together nearly the number of 1500 persons, embarked in small vessels to proceed to East- Florida, by the inland navigation. The whole number of persons, independent of his Majesty's troops, who left Georgia in consequence of the evacuation of the garrison of Savannah, is said to be nearly 7000. Of that number about 5000 are negroes, who, according to some accounts, were at least three- fourths, and to others, feven- eighths of all the slaves in the province of Georgia. Among the 2000 whites, who have likewise come away, are al- most all the wealthy inhabitants of the province, and many of the lower classes of the people. New- York, Aug. 11. The following are the resolves of the Congress, in consequence of the reading in that assembly the Royal Commissioners' letter to Ge- neral Washington, dated Aug. 2. " " Resolved, That Congress consider the above let- ter as mere matter of information, inexplicit as to the nature and extent of the independency directed to be proposed by the British plenipotentiary) and as Congress have received no information on this subject from their ministers for negociating a peace, there- fore no public measures can or ought to be taken up- on it in its present form. " Resolved, That it be, and is hereby recommend- ed to the several States in the Union, not to remit of their exertions for carrying on the war with vigour, as the only effectual means of securing the settlement of a safe and honourable peace. Resolved, That the Commander in Chief be di- rected to propose to his Britannick Majesty's Com- manders at New- York, the appointment of commis sioners, to settle forthwith a general cartel for the ex- change of prisoners, taking care that the liquidation of accounts and settlement of the balance due for the maintenance of prisoners, be provided for therein « CHARLES THOMSON, Sec." New- York, Sept. 4. We are informed that Mon- sieur Vaudreuil, after sending two of his line of bat tie ships to Portsmouth, in New- Hampshire, to be re- fitted, entered the port of Boston with the remaining nine the 13th ult. In going in, the Magnifique, one of the finest seventy- four's in his fleet, ran upon Lovel's island about the time of high water, and when the tide fell, she overset and bulged Her sails fee. have been taken on shore, and the hull' is to be broke up. Five others of his ships struck the ground and were injured, one of them very materially. New- York, Sept. 15. You can form no idea of the inveteracy of the rebels against the loyalists, Con- gress has already given its opinion on that part of the Commissioners letter to them, where it is mentioned, that, " the proposal of independency is made, » -./ without the highest confidence, that the property of the loyalists shall be restored." The legislature of this state have proscribed almost every citizen within the King's lines, who has any thing to lose, and made it death without benefit of clergy, if any of the persons mentioned are residing here. A new law is also passed by them, prohibiting any one professing or practising either of the learned professions, with apothecaries, printers, and vendue- masters, who dwell within the King's lines, for ever following the same occupa- tion, after the British troops should leave this garri- ion. Our whole attention is now placed on England. We wait with anxiety for another arrival, but we wait also with fear and trembling. If Governor Franklin should reach London in time, we hope his efforts in our behalf will be attended with good confe- quences. The infults and robberies committed within the state by several parties of armed men, some of whom have talked of open defiance, have induced us to offer public rewards for apprehending and bringing them to justice, and a number of them have been arrested, and are now in confinement. A state of the taxes last year, with other papers of public concern, will be herewith laid before you. WILLIAM MOORE, President. Philadelphia, Aug. 14. LONDON, Tuesday, oct. 22. Admiralty- Office, October 22, 1782* Extract of a letter from Rear- Admiral Digby, Com- mander in Chief of his Majesty's ships in North- Ame- rica, to Mr. Stephens, dated at New- York the 4th of September. Received the 18th Instant. T DESIRE you will acquaint their Lordships, that - . Capt. Purvis, of his Majesty's sloop Due de Char- tres, in returning from the southward, fell in with a ship called the Aigle, of 22 guns and 136 men, be- longing to the French King, from Cape Francois, with dispatches for their fleet, and after a well ma- naged action of about an hour he took her, and has brought her in here. The Due de Chartres, notwith- standing her masts, sails, and rigging, were much shattered, had the good fortune not to lose a single man ; but on board the Aigle the first Captain was killed, the two next officers wounded, with j2 of the men killed, and 13 wounded. N. B. The Due de Chartres had 16 guns and 125 men.— Lond. Gaz. The dispatches brought by Lieut. Col. Balfour, late Commandant of Charlestown ( who came home in the Southampton frigate, and arrived in town on Saturday) contain the following particulars from the Commander in Chief, as to the effect which the late orders for evacuating the different posts and garrisons we had remaining in South- Carolina has had upon the minds of the loyalists in that province. Among other information the Colonel states, that after the orders were received by Gen. Leslie from Sir Guy Carleton, for evacuating Charlestown, a deputation from the whole body of the associated loyalists waited upon Gen. Leslie, to implore his assistance in the forbear- ance of his orders, which, if put into immediate ex- ecution, would not only occasion the certain loss of their property, but also endanger the lives of them selves and families. The humanity of Gen. Leslie caused these representations to be laid before Sir Guy Carleton ; in consequence of this application, which was backed by a memorial from the board of loyalists in New- York, Gen. Carleton suspended his Orders, and sent home for further instructions; this caused a cabinet council to be held, and their determination was, that their former orders should be put into exe cution. Colonel Balfour mentions, that when he left Charlestown, Gen Leslie had began destroying the fortifications, to leave the place in as defenseless a state as possible, and that transports were on their pas. sage to convey the troops to New- York. Commodore Elliott's squadron is returned to Ports- mouth from a cruise, and has brought in a French sloop of war of 14 guns, and a privateer of 12 guns, which had taken the Catharine, Alder, from Jamaica to London, and sent her for France. By the ship Charlotte, lately arrived from Hudson's Bay, we have unhappily a confirmation of the intelli- gence some time since given in this paper, of the de- struction of our settlement at Hudson's Bay, by a small squadron, under the command of Paul Jones. The ships employed on this occasion, were a 74, a frigate, and some fmaller vessels, having on board about 1000 troops, 600 of which were landed, and destroyed the forts and factories, plundering the Bri- tish settlers of much property. We do not learn, however, that they intend keeping possession of it, but, from the troops on board, it is probable they have some other objeft in view. The King George, Fowler; Sea Horse, Richards; and Prince Rupert, Christopher, were the chartered traders to the settle- ment, and it is to be feared they have fallen into the enemy's hands. The Eagle, Saunders, from Jamaica to London, which separated from the fleet eight days before the hurricane, is arrived at Portsmouth in good condi- tion, having escaped the violence of the tempest by steering a few degrees to the southward of the fleet. Capt. Schaik, who is detained by General Wash publickly authenticated in the London Gazette, a- larms the suspicions of those who ardently with for peace with their brethren, that that letter is a for- gery, and that peace with America is not intended : — and on the other hand, not being contradicted by the King's present servants, it caufes the- greatest anguish and disgust to thofe who have conscientiously approved and supported the American war." The placing the Duke of Portland at the head of Administration, and making Mr. Fox Chancellor of the Exchequer, is the plan of the new opposition. The present bishop of Landaff is, we hear, to retain the Archdeaconry of Ely, together with his prefer- ment in Leicestershire, and the Regius Professorship of Divinity, to which is annexed the valuable rectory of Somersham, in the county of Huntingdon. Last week the Rev. William Butts, Rector of Glems- ford, in the county of Suffolk, was instituted to the consolidated reCtories of Cloydon, with Akenham, in the diocese of Norwich, on the presentation of the Rev. Mr. Drury. We hear from Preston, in Lancashire, that on Thursday night last Houghton Hall ( the seat of Sir Harry Houghton, Bart.) was broke open, and that cash, bills, and other things, were taken thereout, to the amount of 300I. The post- boy, carrying the mail from Lynne to Wisbich, was stopped near Lynne on Saturday night last by a single footpad, who presented a pistol to him, and robbed him of the mail which contained the.] letters from Lynne to Wisbich, March, Chatteris, St. Ive's, and Huntingdon ; also of the letters for all places north of Huntingdon, with a few letters from Lynne to London. Married.] Friday, at St. Osyth, in Essex, Mr. Daniel Stevens, coal- merchant, aged 87, to Miss Hannah Carter, of the same place, aged 17. Died.] Saturday last, at Tavistock, in an advanced age, Dr. Lavington.— Yesterday, Mr. Baynham, sheep- salesman, in Smithfield. He attended his busi- ness in the market till eight in the morning, seemingly in good health In the beginning of September, on Long- Island, Patrick Campbell, Esq; Major of the 71st regiment of foot. w N< From the PENNSYLVANIA PACKET. Philadelphia, Aug. 21. Last Wednesday the Gene- ral Assembly of this Commonwealth met here, when the Secretary presented the following message : Message from the President and Council to the Re- presentatives of the Freemen of Pensylvania, in General Assembly met 1 Gentlemen, IT has been with great reluctance that we have called you together at an earlier day than that to which you had adjourned ; but the state of the trea- sury rendered it, in Our opinion, iudispensibly ne- cessary. The sum which we have been able to procure on loan, in consequence of an act of General Assembly, has been so very trifling as to leave no room to hope for a supply of money by that means. Since the time of your adjournment, great quanti- ties of British merchandize have been imported into this state from the city of New- York, and paid for in specie. This has occasioned a considerable deficiency in our circulating medium, and justly alarmed every good citizen with apprehensions of the most fatal con- sequences, if that destructive trade is not immediately and effectually restrained. The intercourse between the disaffected of the state and the enemy at New- York is so easy and unrestrained, as to become injuri ous, and really dangerous, and it is, in our opinion, become absolutely necessary to take measurcs to re- strain it. We are sensible that a sameness of language, and C- milarity of dress and manners, render it difficult to devise effectual means for the purpose, but those diffi- culties, far from preventing, ought to redouble our diligence and efforts, in a case on which so much de- pends,. BRECON. JONESES, ( Successors to the Miss Griffiths) make and fell all Sorts of MILLINERY and HABER- DASHERY GOODS, in the newest and most fashionable Taste: Likewise sell PERFUMERY and TEAS of the best Sort, and Quality. They hope, by their Attention and mo- derate Charges, to merit the Favors of all who are pleased to employ them. rOTICE is hereby given, that a Court of Sewers for the Lower I. evell of the County » f Glo cester, will be held at the Swan Inn, in the Town of Thorn bury, in the said County, on Tuesday the 5th of November next. WILLIAM TURTON, Clerk, CRICKLEY HILL TURNPIKE. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the Trustees of the Glocestershire district of the Turn- pike Road leading from the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Glocester, to Campsfield, in the County of Ox- ford, will be held ( by Adjournment) on Monday the 28th Day of this Instant October, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, at the House of John Miles, called the King's Head, in North- leach, in the said County of Glocester. WILLIAM STEPHENS, Clerk. October 8. GLOCESTERSHIRE. WANTED immediately, a Person properly qualified to undertake the Management of the Free Grammar School at Chipping- Sodbury ; the present Incum- bent having engaged to resign, on account of his Age and ill Health. N. B. The Emolument is 20I. per Ann. and a Dwelling House. Sodbury is an exceeding healthy Town, 14 Miles from Bath, and tl from Bristol, and from its Situstion, well cal culated for a good Classical School. For further Particulars apply to the Bailiff of Sodbury aforesaid. ' MONMOUTHSHIRE TO be SOLD by Auction, on Saturday the 2d of November next, at the Beaufort's- Arms, Monmouth, between the Hours of Three and Six in the Af- ternoon, according to Conditions to be then produced ( or i thr mean Time by private Contract) the several FREEHOLD W' ington as a fitter object for retaliation than Capt. ' „ Asgil was thought to be, died suddenly, while in I COPYHOLD ESTATES, in Lots, viz. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the Trustees of Cheltenham Turnpike Roads will be held at the Lamb Inn, in Cheltenham, on Friday the id of November next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon ; when the said Trustees intend to borrow on the Credit of ' he Tolls of the said Turnpikes, the Sum of 1000I. to pay off the like Sum, now due on Mortgage of the fame Tolls. E. M. WELLES, Clerk. September 27. - - " L O N D 0 N. • • ANTED a YOUTH of good Morals, as an Apprentice to a Working Goldsmith, and free of that Company. For Particulars enquire of Mr- Cowcher, Glocester; ot at No. 28, Giltspur- Srreet, Snow- Hill, London. N. B A Premium will be expected, MILITARY ACADEMY, EXETER. October 10, 1782. THE Nobility and Gentry are hereby in- formed, that the faid Academy will be immediately opened in the Suburbs of the City, for the Reception of all such young Gentlemen as are intended for the Army, or that their Friends wish should be fully accomplished in THE ART OF WAR, FORTIFICATION, PRACTICAL and ELE- MENTARY, MILITARY DISCIPLINE, FENCING, and the FRENCH LANGUAGE, on the moft easy Terms, with Board, & c. Applications ( franked) directed to A. T. CANON, at the Office for the Academy, St. Paul's Street, Exeter, will be duly and respectfully attended to; and a Card from the Aca- demy forwarded, containing the Terms in general. N. B. The Academy is on a healthy and pleasant Spot,— Coach- House, Stables, and Pasture Land belonging to the same. A Legal Share in the LOTTERY, 1782, Gratis, Approved by COUNCIL. This Day are publijhed, two Editions of a mojt ufful and en*, tertaining Work, entitled, ANEW CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE, Or CORRECT REGISTER of every remarkable and important Occurrence, from the earlieft Period to the prefent Time. The Price of one Edition is HALF- A GUINEA, and of the other FOUR SHILLINGS. With the Half Guinea Edition is given Gratis, a SHARE of a STATE LOTTERY TICKET, worth the whole Price of the Work, which will produce during the whole Time of Drawing, Four Hundred Pounds for a Prize of Twenty Thoufanti, /. I. I. I. I. I. 1. I. too for 10000 60 for 3000 20 for 1000 1 2 for 100 100 for 5000 40 for 2000 10 for 500 ' j for 50 And Eight Shillings for a Prize of Twenty Pounds. With the Four Shilling Edition will be alfo given Gratis, i Share of a State- Lottery Ticket for the whole Time of Drawing, which will produ e One Hundred Pounds for a Prize of Twenty Thoufand, /.•-• /. /. /. /. j. I. t. t. 50 for 10000 I 15 for 3000 ] 5 - for 1000 10 for 100 » 5 for 5000 I 10 for 2000 I 2 10 for 500 5 for 50 And Two Shillings for a Prize of Twenty Pounds. N. B. There are only about three Blanks to two Prizes ia this Lottery, which begins Drawing the , 8th of November. To the PUBLIC. THE Proprietors of this Work have cor. fulted andobtainel the San& ionof very learnid and eminent Council, who dcci- fively admit the Legality of their Plan. They beg to calerve, that the Work al ne is well worth the ' Money paid for it,- altho* to extend its Sale they give Gratis a Share of a Ticket, for the whole Time of Drawing, which has an Intereft in every Prize whatever, fo that by thofe of 20I near the Price of the Book will be returned. When it is confidered, that no Shart- can be purchafed under Twenty- four Shilling*, and that thole who cannot aff. rd, or will not fifque fo much, have only the pre'ent Opportunity to be in the Way of. Fortune to acquire very capital Sums, the Proprietors truft, that their Gift, ( worth the whole Price of the Work! will be acceptable to their Patrons, who may be adored, that their Promife will be fulfilled with Honour, Punctuality, and Integrity. London, printed for C. Hicks and Co. and fold at the fol- lowing Places, where Country Correfpondents, See. addrefling to G. Hicks and Co. will be dulr attended to, viz. No. 11, St. James's- Street, Corner of the Thaiched Houfe Tavern ; No. 30, Fleet- Street; and No. 67, HighHolbirn; No. 6, Cockspur- Street, Charing- Cross, Corner « f Suffolk Street, and No. Bridges- Street, opposite Drury- Lane Theatre. Sold also by Evans and Hazell, Booksellers, Glocester. N. B. The Responsibility and Fidelity of George Hicks and Co. have been experienced in many State Lotreries The Lottery begins drawing on Monday the 18th of November, 1782. MR. HODGES, at his Office in the Strand, London, has now on Sale a Variety of Tickets and Numbers, damped according to A£ t of Parliament. SCHEME confinement, supposed to have put an end to his own existence, rather than suffer the ignominious death allotted to him. Extract of a letter from Portsmouth, Oct. 21. " The following ships are now at Spithead, viz. the Diligente guardship, Bombay Castle of 74 guns, Rippon of 60, Roebuck of 50, Resistance of 44, Belle Paule of 32, Alcmene of 32, Alert of 16, with the Harny, Lightening, and Vesuvius fireships, all ready for sea: " The following are waiting to dock, viz. the Re- solution of 74 guns, Montagu of 74, Medway of 60, and Southampton and Proselyte of 32." Copy of a note from the Right Hon. Lord George Gordon to the Right Hon. the Earl of Shelburne. " Lord George Gordon presents his compliments to the Earl of Shelburne, and begs his Lordfhip will do him the favour to inform him, whether his Ma- jesty's present Cabinet approve of the declaration made in the late letter, said to be written by Sir Guy Carleton and Admiral Digby to General Washington, « That his Majesty, in order to remove all obstacles to that peace which he so ardently wishes to restore, has commanded his Ministers to direct Mr. Grenville, that the Independency of the Thirteen Provinces should be proposed by him, instead of making it a condition of a general treaty?' " Lord George would not have asked this question to satisfy any private curiosity ; but he thinks it his duty to the King to acquaint Lord Shelburne, a6 Prime Minister, that great bodies of the people in the united kingdom of Scotland are daily pressing Lord George, in the strongest terms, and in the most affec- tionate expressions, to write his sentiments to them on the present state of public affairs in the united king- doms; and Lord George finds, among other serious matters, that the late letter, said to be written by his Majesty's Commissioners at New- York, not being Lot 1. The FREEHOLD MESSUAGE, FARM, and LANDS, called Cumbucban Farm, with the Coppice Woods belonging thereto, fituate in the Parish of Cumcarvan, in the faid County of Monmouth, lying at the convenient Distance of about four Miles from the Town of Monmouth, and near the Turnpike Road— The whole lies compact, and consists of 95 Acres ( more or less) of which 66 are Coppice, One- third whereof is now standing, and is upwards of nine Years Growth. The Remainder was cut in the last Seafon. This Lot is subject to the Payment of a yearly Chief- Rent of Five Shillings to the Lord of the Manor of Trellech, for ever. Lot 2. The Customary TENEMENT and LANDS, called The Lower House, or John Rosser's Farm, situate in the said Parish of Cumcarvan, in the said County of Monmouth, lying about the same Distance as Lot 1. from the Town of Mon- mouth, and also near the great Turnpike Road, and consists of 56 Acres of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land— the Premises adjoin to Mitchel Troy Common ; and on the Lands there is a Lime Kiln, with a valuable Quarry of Stone. These Lots ate in the Occupation of John Gynn, Yeo- man. Lot 3. The Customary TENEMENT and LANDS, called The Hill Farm, situate near the Gocket, in the several Parishes of Mitchell Troy and Penalt, in the said County of Mon- mouth, containing by Estimation 15 Acres of Arable and Pasture Land ( more or less.) These Lands adjoin to Mitchell Troy and Penalt Com- mons, and are now on Lease to William Morgan, at the yearly Rent of 10I Lot 4. A Piece of ARABLE LAND, called Cae Noon, with a valuable Mill- Stone Quarry adjoning the same, situate alfo in the Parish of Penalt aforesaid, and now in the Possession of Joseph Davies, as Tenant. The Customary Lands are Part and Parcel of the Manor of Trelleck, in the said Connty of Monmouth. For a View of the Premises apply to the respective Tenants, or to Mr. John Aram, Land- Surveyor, at St. Arvans, near Chepstow, 01 to Mr. Partridge, at Monmouth Forge, both in the said County of Monmouth ; and for further Particulars of the Sale, either by public Auction, or private Contract, to the said Mr. Partridge ; or to Mr. Hughes, Attorney at Law, in Bristol. No. of Prizes. Value of each. Total Value. z of 2o, oool. is 40,0001. % - — 10,000 " 1 20, coo 2 — 5,000 — 10,000 4 • 2,000 • — 8, cO(} 8 1,000 - 1. 8,0 00 20 500 ~ • - to, coo 50 100 J, 000 230 —— 5° 12,500 14,000 ' So —• 2& c, 000 I4,3j8 Prizes. Fird- drawn Ticket, for the firft 5 ? Days, 500I. each - - - J Fird- drawn Ticket, for the 10th and f 15th Days, l, ocol. each - - 5 Firft- drawn on the 18th Day, - - Firft- drawn on ti e 2id Day, » » The laft- drawn Ticket - - - 26,162 Blanks. 393.500 » , Joo a, ooo 2,000 3,000 2, ood 40,500 Tickets. , 405,000 Not two Blanks to a Prize. The following CAPITAL PRIZES were fold and fhared in the laft Lottery, viz. a Prize of £. 20,000 39,7$ 1 a Prize of £. 1,000 22,117 36,376 9,289 42,863 39 281 20 665 46,680 35- 994 21,044 10,000 5,000 5,000 2,000 1,000 1) 000 1,000 1,000 11,485 9,507 I3.45S 42 10S ' 9.538 23,406 23,848 500 500 500 { 00 50a 500 5ot> . 51,500 And capital Prizes fold in former Lotteries, for 7 . for the laft twelve Years, amount to - J 214,500 Total ? 66, oo » - OJ? W\ N. B. Such Ladies or Gentlemen as chuse to become Ad- venturers, by leaving their Orders, and the Money for what they intend to purchafe. with Mr. HODGES'S Agents, may have the fame executed without any additional Expence, » » » Letters ( Post- paid) duly answered* j , * MONEY. WANTED ONE THOUSAND POUNDS, to be fecured upon Messuages and Lands, situate within a Mile of Carmarthen, at 5I. per Cent The Tenants will be attorned to'pay the Interest regularly. For Particulars apply to Mr. Jones, Attorney, King- Street, Carmarthen. WANTS a Place, a YOUNG MAN, regu- larly bred to the Management ot" a Kitchen Garden, Nursery, Shrubbery, Green- House, and Pleasure Ground. His Character will bear the strictest Enquiry. For Particulars apply to Messrs. Evans and Hazell, Book- sellers, in Glocester. OCTOBER 19. WANTED a PERSON to superintend the Poor in Painswick Work- House; Any Person who has been used to the Clothing Business, desirous of under- taking the Management of them, is defired to apply to the Churchwardens or Overseers, on or before the 13th of Novem- ber next, on which Day a Meeting will be held at the Falcon in Painswick, to elect a Work House Keeper. To prevent Trouble, it is requested that none will apply hut such as can come properly recommended in Respect to Ability and Honesty, and can bear Confinement, as constant Atten- dance will be expected. PLACES WANTED AMAN and his WIFE, of undeniable Cha- racter, without Incumbrance, offer their Service to any Gentleman or Lady; the Man as Bailiff and Steward, Butler or Footman ; and his Wife as Housekceper, or any other Place that shall be required. Would have no Objection to any Part of Glocester, Worcester, or Herefordshires. Further Particulars may be known by directing a Line, Post- paid, for W. M. B, to be left at the Post Office, Ross; which will be immediately attended to. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the Trustees of the Sodbury Division of Roads, and of the Commissioners of the Sodbury Hill District of Road, will be held at the Bell Inn, in Chipping- Sodbury, in the County of Glocester, on Wednesday the 6th of November next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, agreeable to their respective Adjournments: When the Commissioners are requested to be early in their Attendance, as it is particularly wished that the Business of the Day may be finished before Dinner. GEO. HICKS, Clerk to the Commissioners. Frocester Hill, Alkerton, and Frampton TURNPIKES. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the Trustees appointed for putting in Execution an Act of Parliament made and parted in the 19th Year of the Reign ef his present Majesty King George the Third, intitled, " An Act for amending the Road from the Nine- mile Stone on the Bristol Road, at or near a Place called the Clay- Pits, to or near the Chapel at Stone; and alfo the Roads to and near Berkeley, Dursley, Wotton- Underedge, Stroud, and Sod- bury ; and several other Roads in the Counties of Glocester and Wilts," will be held at the George Inn at Frocester, in the said County of Glocester, on Tuesday the 19th Instant, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, for that Division of the Roads com- prised in the said Act, which leads from Framiload and Newn- ham Passages to the Top of Frocester Hill, in the County of Glocester aforesaid ; at which Meeting all the Accounts re- spectine the said Division are intended to be settled. r CHARLES WHITTARD, Clerk. N. B. The several Surveyors are particularly requested to attend early with their Accounts, that Business may be done before Dinner. MONMOUTHSHIRE. TO be LET, and entered upon at Candlemas next, all that capital FARM, called HowlCK, situate about two Miles from the Town of Chepstow, with a House ar. d Outhouse in complete Repair, now let at 118I- per Ann. Together with the above, and contiguous to it, will be let, a considerable Part of Itton Court Farm, which has been for many Years occupied by the Proprietor, containing about 200 Acres. Also to be let, another fmall FARM, in the Parish Of Itton, called Languilan. For Particulars apply to Mr. Thomas Davis, Attorney, at Chepstow ; or at Itton Court aforesaid. A Quantity of WALNUT TREES to be sold standing. GLOCESTERSHIRE. TO be LET, and entered upon the 5th Day of April next, the VICARIAL TYTHES of the Parish of Leigh, with the Vicarage House, Barn, Stable, Out- houses, and Glebe Land thereto belonging, consisting of 16 Acres of Meadow or Pasture, and 10 Acres of Arable { the Arable to be entered upon immediately.) There is no Mo- dus whatever, and more than 40 Cows milked in the Parish. — Leigh is situated in the Midway, between Glocester and Tewkesbury, and five Miles from Cheltenham. For fur- ther Particulars apply to the Rev. William Chester, at Chel- tenham N. B. Proper Security will be expected for the Half- yearly Payment of the Rent. GLOCESTERSHIRE TO be LET, and entered upon at Lady- Day next, a compact FARM, situate at Launcaut, in the Parifh of Tidenham, consisting of a Farm House, and neces- sary Out- houses, feveral Orchards planted with Stier Tree-, and about So Acres of very good Arable, Meadow, and Pas- ture Land.—— The coming on Tenant may fow his Corn im- mediately. Also to be let, a neat modern- built HOUSE, with 10 Acres of Land ( if required) situate in the parish of Tyden- ham aforesaid. These Premises have everv Conveniency for a genteel Fa- mily, and are delightfully situated, commanding a most et- tenfive Prospect of the Bristol Channel, and Country adjacent. For further Particulars apply to Mr. T. Williams, Attorney at Law, Chepstow. The curious SMELLING BOTTLE, Called LE SEL POIGNANT D'ANGLETERRE. HELD in the highest Esteem by all the Quality and Gentry throughout Europe, who constantly carry it in their Pocket; and is infinitely superior to every other Kind of Salts hitherto invented, and far more fragrant and re- freshing than either Lavender, Hungary, or any Kind of Es- sence, or odoriferous Water. Its Uses. — By smelling to it, it gives instantaneous Re- lief in all Sorts of Head- Achs, Sickness, Faintings. Swoon- ings, Tremblings, sudden Frights, Hysteric and Hypochon- driacal Disorders, Oppression and Palpitation of the Heart, Melancholy, Lowness of Spirits, Anxiety, Inquietudes, and all the whole Train of nervous Disorders. It gives the greatest Relief in convulsive and epileptic Fits. Apoplexies, Palsies, Vertigoes, Heartburns, Yawnings, croaking and tingling of the EM ; add to these most excellent Qualities, only by open- ing the Stopper now and then, it gives a most pleasing and a- greeable Flavor to a Room, or any public Place; and by its ' penetrating and discutient Effluvia, is a certain Preventative from the Small- Pox, Measles, and every Kind of infectious Disorder; in short, considering the. many sudden Disorders < we are liable to, no one is really safe without it. Thi » celebrated Smelling Bottle is prepared only by Dalma- hoy, Chymist to her Majesty, on Ludgate- Hill, London; and sold, by Appointment, only at Mr. CHARLES Cox's, Per- fumer, Glocester, a' * « . 6d. is. and i- s. 6ti. each. In order to preserve the Reputation of these most excellent Smelling Bottles, the Public are requested to observe, that the Name Dalmahoy is engraved on each Bottle, and that none else are g- nuine. Also, DALMAHOY'S incompatible PLATE POWDERS, fo famous" for cleaning ar. d preservlng Silver Plate of all Sorts, which gives if a most superb and, elegant Lustre, far superior to new; also for giving a most high Polish and Lustre to all Sorts of Steel and other Metals, totally preventing them from Rust or Canker, a' is. the Packet. N. B. A great Variety of Foreign and English Essences, Waters, & c. & c. Pomades, hard and soft, with every other Article in the Perfumery. Likewise the choicest long Hair for Braids, with all Kind of artificial Hair made in the most natural Form. Light Summer Cushions on a new Con- 1 juftion, by CHARLES Cox. TO be LET, a compact FARM, situate in the Parish of Iron- Acton, in Glocestershire, consisting of from 110, to 250 Acres. For Particulars enquire of Mr. King, at the Lodge. BRECONSHIRE. 10 be LET, and entered upon the 2d of Fe- bruary next, PIPTON FARM, in the Possesson of Mrs. Spencer, lying within five Miles of the Hay, ten of Brecon, and 15 of Builth. Apply to Mr. Allen, in the Hay. TO be LET, the ancient DEMESNE of Penlloyn Sarph, and a convenient Malthouse adjoining thereto, with 170 Acres of Arable, 77 Acres of Meadow, and 41 Acres of Pasture Land, situate in the Parish of Mony- thuslloyn, in the County of Monmouth. For fuither Par- ticulars enquire of Henry Morgan, Attorney, at Caerleon. G L O C E S T E R S H I R E TO be LET and entered uppn, on the 5th Day] of April next, A very complete DAIRY FARM, situate at Shurdington, six Miles from Glocester. For Particulars enquire of Robert Lawrence, Esq; at Shurdington aforesaid ; or of Law. Mills, at Hucclecote, near Glocester. G L 0 C E S T E R. TO be LET and entered upon immediately, a eood and convenient MESSUAGE or DWELLING- HOUSE, confifting of a Hall, two Parlours, four Chambers, and four Garrets, with other Appurtenances, and a Garden, thereto belonging, fituate in King- Street, in this City. For further Particulars apply to Mr. Weaver, in King- Street aforefaid. BRECONSHIRE. TO be SOLD by Auction, some Time in No- vember next, or in the mean Time by private Con- tract either together or in Parcels, Several MESSUAGES, LANDS, and TENEMENTS, in the County of Brecon, of the yearly Value of 500I. and upwards. Enquire of Mr. Hugh Bold, Brecon. FOR SALE by Auction, at the New George, in Stroud, in the County of Glocester, on Friday the 15th of October Inft. at Three o'Clock, a Quantity of CHRISTIANA DEALS, in Lots, ait. 13 Feet, I Inches and a Half, beft Red ; 1* Feet, Ditto ; — 12 Feet, Inch and Quarter, Red;— 13 Feet, j Inches, best White; — II Feet, Ditto; some 14 Feet, 3 lnches, Red. Enquire of Mr. Wyatt, at the New George, who will shew the Deals. JOHN SHEWELL, Auctioneer. G L O C E S T E R. THOMAS GAINE, Linen- Draper, Haber- dasher, and Hosier, begt Leave to present his most re- spectful Acknowledgements to his Friends and Customers for the many Favours conferred on him during his Residence at Cainscross, from whence he is removed to No. 18, in the Southgate- Street, Glocester; where he has laid in a genteel Assortment of the most fashionable Articles in the above Branches, and of the best Quality, which he purposes to sell on the moft reasonable Terms. He further solicits the Con- tenance and Encouragement of his Friends and the Pubic, alluring them it will be hit chief Study to merit their future Approbation, STATE- LOTTERY, ' HE TICKETS are fold and 1781. divided into SHARES, by Messrs. NICHOLSON and Co. Stock- Brokers, at their State- Lottery Office, tht King's- Arms, Bank Buildings, Cornhill, London. ( And no where elfe on their Account.) In the last State Lottery thirteen of the capital Prizes were sold and shared at the above Office. The SHARES that are allowed to be fsld, agreeable to the present Act of Parliament, are as under, all of which are stamped pursuant to the said Act, as also with the Crown, and round it " Nicholson and Co.' s Lottery- Office." A QUARTER SHARE, at 4I. 6s. will receive 5000I. 2500 1x50 750 500 250 " S 5'- if a Prize of ao, oool. 10,000. 5,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 500 JOO 50 QUEEN'S WARE POTTERY. TO be disposed of, and entered on immediately, all that large and commodious MANUFACTORY of QUEEN'S WARE, situated and being in the Borough of Kidderminster in the County of Worcester, now in compleat Repair, and having every Conveniency to carry on a large and extensive Trade, being most desirably situated for the Western Parts of the Kingdom, and close adjoining the Staffordshire and Worcesterfhire Canal, so as to be free from all Land Car- riage, and within four Miles of Stourport. There is a large and good Connection established in all the Western Parts by the late Proprietor,, at an immense Expence and Trouble; and a Set of good Apprentices and Workmen, in every Branch, on the Spot. The Manufacture is so situated in a large and populous Country as in general to take ready Money sufficient to pay the Workmen's Wages. The Coming- in not very expensive, and every Encouragement will be given to a good Purchaser. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Robert Phipps, Spital Square, London ; or Mr. Job Humpage, Kidderminster. ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY, 1782 fORNSBY and Co. Stockbrokers, licenfed ' To CLOTHIERS TO be SOLD., by Order of the Assignees of Mess. Joshua Mathews and William Powell, of Stour- bridge, in the County of Worcefser, Clothiers, their Tradd and Business, Stock of Cloths, Wool, Yarn Materials, Mills,- Presses, Stoves, Racks, Looms, Implements and Utensils in Trade, sufficient to manufacture 1000 Pieces of Cloth per Annum. The Business will be carried on by the Assignees till sold s And for further Particulars apply at the House of Mess. Mathewa and Powell; to Mr. Palmer, of Coleshill, War- wickshirej or'Mr. Robins, of Stourbridge, Attorney. TO be LET to the best Bidder, on Saturday the 9th of November next, at the Angel Inn, in the Town of Monmouth, all that capital FARM called Mairdy, situate in the Parish of Rumney, in the County of Mon- mouth, now in the Occupation of Jane Mathew, containing i; o Acres, Customary Measure, with a very convenient House, and Out- houses, in complete Repair. The Lands lie well together, and watered.— The coming on Tenant may be accommodated with more Lands. The said Premises are near two good Market Towns, three Miles from Cardiff, and nine from Newport. For Particulars apply to Mr. Thomas Thomas, at Gabalva, near Cardiff aforefaid. f I A Cordova, H( All the firft and laft- drawn Tickets are included, as well as every other Prize in the Lottery. Not two Blanks to a Prize The Prizes to be paid without Deduftion. HALF A TICKET, at 81. lis. will receive double the above Sums. An EIGHTH SHARE, at il. 3s. will receive Half the above Benefits. And a SIXTEENTH, at il. is. will receive one Quarter ' of the above Sums. As this Lottery contains only 40,500 Tickets, with nearly as many capital Prizes as ufual, the Price of Tickets mu'ft therefore of Course be very high. Country Correspondents may have Tickets and Shares fent them, on the fame Terms as if personally present, by re- mitting Bills at Sight or of very short Date. Also Commissions for buying or selling all Kinds of Go- vernment Securities executed with Fidelity and Dispatch.-— Letters ( Post- Paid) punctually attended to, aad Schemes Gratis. The Lottery begins drawing the 18th of November. Tuefday, November 19, will be publi/ hed, THE following ALMANACKS, for the Year 1783, printed for T. CARNAN, in St. Paul's Church- Yard. Sold alfo by Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, S. Harward, and J Washbourn, Glocester; T. Stevens, Ciren- cefter; J. Bence and R. Dyde, Wotton- Underedge, f Carelefs, Newent; J. Chew, Bristol; C. Badham and j. Allen, Hereford; W. North, Brecon; Mrs Price, H> y 5 Pv Davis, Leominster; and O. Tuder, Monmouth. Francis Moore's Almanack Ladies Diary, with . Enigmas, Rebusses, & c. Poor Robin's Almanack Rider's Almanack, with Fairs, & c. Goldsmith's Almanack Wing's Sheet Almanack Cambridge Sheet Almanack London Sheet Almanack, on a Copper- Plate; with Mi- niature Heads of General Conway, General Elliot, Lord Rodney, and Lord Keppel A new London Sheet Almanack, printed on Royal Paper, with Court and City Calendar The Cornwall and Devonshire Almanack The Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Rutlandshire Almanack. The Middlesex, Surry, and Hampshire Almanack The Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire Alma- nack The Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Berkshire Almanack The Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Durham Almanack The Somersetshire, Glocestershire, Wiltshire, and Dorset- shire Almanack The Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcesterfhire, Shrop- shire, Herefordshire, and Monmouthshire Almanack The Sussex and Kent Almanack The Yorkshire and Lancashire Almanack. ALSO, The Ladies Complete Pocket- Book, with a Table of the Moon for 1783 The Ladies New Memorandum Book Baldwin's Daily Journal The London Calendar and correct Annual Register, for the Year 1783, containing Lists of Lords and Commons, with many Lists never before printed. A Companion to the London Calendar; being a List of all the Changes in Administration, from the Accession of his present Majesty. The London Calendar may be had bound with Rider's Al- manack. The London Calendar and Companion to it may also be had bound with Rider's Almanack. A Companion to Moore's Almanack. *„* The above County Almanacks are printed on Royal Paper, with the Days of the Year enumerated, calculated to the different Latitudes, and contain the Moon's Southing, an Account of the Members of Parliament, Officers of the Militia, Fairs fixed and moveable, Quarter Sessions; and to the Maritime Counties are added new and more accurate Tide Tables for the Coasts than have ever been printed. A CAUTION. Whereas the Worshipful Company of Stationers have pi- ratically imitated many of the above County Almanacks, whereby T. CARNAN is injured, and the Public imposed up- on, it is thought proper to inform the Purchasers, That all Almanacks printed for T. CARNAN are to be known by the following Words: Printed for T. CARNAN, in St. Paul's Church- yard. " Who, after an expensive Suit in Law and Equity, by the (< unanimous Opinion of the Judges of the Court of Com- " mon Pleas, dispossessed the Stationers Company of their " pretended exclusive Privilege of printing Almanacks, " which they had usurped for two Centuries ; a convinc: ing Proof that no unjust Monopoly will ever stand the « ' Test of an English Court of Justice." * j.* The Purchasers of Almanacks are desired to observe, that tbe Worshipful Company of Stationers gave Lord North their utmost Assistance for the additional Duty of Two- pence which was laid on all Sheet Almanacks, and T. CARNAN pre- sented a Memorial to both Houses of Parliament against tbe addi- tional Duty, which was very ably and constitutionally opposed in the House of Commons by George Byng, Esq.) Member for Mid- dlesex, and in the House of Lords, by the Right Hon. Edward Lord Thurlow, Lord High Chancellor of Great- Britain. to deal in Lottery Tickets, agreeable to Aft of Par- liament, at No. 16, Cornhill, and No. II, York- Street, Co- vent- Garden, are now selling in the greatest Variety of Num- bers, and on the very lowest Terms, TICKETS, and SHARES of TICKETS divided into HALVIS, QUARTERS, EIGHTHS, and SIXTEENTHS, ftamped at his Majesty's Stamp- Office, where the original Tickets are deposited, as ordered by Parliament, for the Se- curity of the Purchaser. HORNSBY and Co. take the present Occasion of return- ing their sincere Thanks to their Friends and the Public, for the extraordinary Support their Endeavours have been honor- ed with in a Course of twelve Years Business, and now hum- bly solicit their future Favors, as they shall continue to con- duct it, in all its Branches, on the same Principles of Honour and Integrity which hath hitherto been fo kindly patronized. They are alfo happy in having been fo fortunate as to vend the following capital Prices, with many others of left Va- lue. Capital Prizes REALLY SOLD at the abovementioned Of- fices in several past Lotteries, viz. : lo, oool. in Cox's Museum, 20,000]. and aoool. in the State- Lottery, 1774, 5, oool. 2,000]. and i, oool. in 1776, io, oool. in 1777, 20,000). and 2,000!. in 1778, 5, oool. 2,000]> and i, oool. in 1779, 20, oool. in 1780; besides several Prize! » f 500I. and tool. And in the last Irish State- Lottery, one of 2, oool. two of l, oool. each, three of 500I. each, and three of 100I. each. The Lottery begins drawing the 18th of November. Schemes may be had at either of the above Offices gratis. Country Correspondents or others, fending thair Orders * accompanied wish good Bills at a short Date, may be sup- plied on the same Terms as if prefent. Correct Numerical- Books are kept at tbe above Offices, where Numbers may be conftantly examined : And Purchafers of Shares at either of the above Offices may examine them gratis. — A careful REGISTER BOOK is alfo kept, and an Account of the Succefs of Numbers fent, the Day they are drawn, to any Part of England, at 6d. per Number. By Authority of hit Majestys Royal Letters Patent. C. S H A R M A N and Co. ESPECTFULLY inform their numerous Friends and the Public, that they have devifed a very cheap and most eligible MODE of ADVENTURING in the Englifh State Lottery, 1782, which is strictly legal, and un- der Sanction of a special Patent from the King, granted to them solely and exclusively ! Therefore there it no other Op- portunity for those who wish, at a small Expence, to partake of the Favours of Fortune, which they have already distributcd to the very considerable Amount of upwards of 300,000! They have, therefore, pursuant to his Majesty's Royal Letters Patent, now on Sale at No. 48, Ludgate- Hill, Cor- ner of the Fleet- Market, London, HAZARDS at ONE GUINEA, HALF- A- GUINEA, SIX SHILLINGS, and HALF A CROWN each. For ONE GUINEA the Purchaser will receive, during the whole Time of Drawing, £ 16co for a Prize of 2o, oool. 800 for —• io, oool. 400 for • j, oool. 300 for — 3, oool. 150 for — 2,000). 80 for — j, oool. 40 for — 500I. 15 for —— 1001. 6 for ' col. A Sixteenth Share ( t Twenty- four Shillings, will produce but i, 2jol. for a 20,000). and only 61. for tool, or 3). far Sol. For HALF A GUINEA the Purchafer will receive £. 800 for a Prize of 2o, oool. And Half the above Benefits in all other Prizei. For SIX SHILLINGS tbe Purchafer will receive ^. 400 for a Prize of zo, oool. And more than Quarter the Benefit, of the Guinea Plan, in the other Prizes. For HALF A CROWN the Purchafer will receive £. 150 for a Prize of xo. oool. S AT U R D A Y's POST. This day arrived the Mails from France and Flanders. St. Roch, Sept. 28. < 0s Courier- Extraordinary, dispatched to ! the Duke de Crillon, brought him word on the 26th, that Admiral Howe's fleet a had quitted Portsmouth, in order to steer for Gibraltar. The General im- mediately sent off advice of this to Don who communicated it to all the comman. ders and crews of his squadron, who received it with joy, testifying the most ardent desire to fight the enemy. We are adding to the number of our gunT boats, which are to be increased, if it can be done, to 250; and rafts covered with cork, are building, which as well as the gun- boats, are to carry forty- two pounders. These rafts, - which are of a new inven, tion, will draw near enough to fire a ricochet, to the very points of the rocks and platforms. The King of Spain has sent to the Counts d'Artois and Dammartin, desiring their Highnesses to remain in the camp ' till the end of the siege. The General keeps his dispositions extremely secret; however, every thing presages the resolution of an assault. A great number of wooden ladders and cords, of a pro- digious heighth, are preparing, and iron hooks arg making. R1 80 40 for 3° 20 12 6 2 1 for for for for 2 for 1 for Io, 5,000!. 3, oool. 2,000l< 1,000). 500I. 100I. S„ l. All the firft drawn Tickets entitled to Benefits, and the laft drawn are included in thefe Plans. This Lottery confifts of only 40,500 Tickets, and will begin Drawing the 18th of November. Letters, Post- paid, addressed to Sharman and Co. No. 48, Ludgate- Hill, duly attended to; and good Bills at Sight, or short Date, taken in Payment. Any Persons having Demands upon the late Mr. J. Sharman, are desired to apply as above. The above are also sold on Commission for the Convenience of the Public, . Ac No. 30, Fleet- Street- No. 11, St. James's- Street, Entrance of the Thatched House Tavern. No. 67, High- Holborn. No. 6, Cockspur- street, Charing- Cross, Corner of Suf- folk- Street. And No. 5, Bridges Street, opposite Drury- Lane Theatre. *„* These Adventures being constructed upon a peculiar Mode of Contract, authorised by the King's Patent, are ex- empted from any Laws concerning Lotteries. LONDON Friday, October 25. Extract of a letter from an officer in Admiral Pigot's fleet, dated off Sandy Hook, Sept. 14. " We arrived off here on the 4th instant all well, and were immediately joined by the Warrior and In- vincible, who, after undergoing their repairs pushed after us, from Jamaica, to New- York, through the windward passage. Our fleet at present consists of 16 sail of the line, 1 fifty, and 7, frigates. Our passage from Jamaica was seven weeks, with pleafant weather; we were a fortnight cruising off the Havannah, for the protection of our convoys, in which we fully suc- ceeded. We have shifted our station, 13 sail of us being now moored at Staten Island, while Mr. Pigot, with the remainder of the fleet, lies a- breast of New- York. We find great plenty of provisions, and are abundantly supplied with fresh beef twice a week. Vegetables are scarce, owing to the dryness of the season, which is universally complained of on this coast. We found 8000 British troops encamped at King's Bridge, and about 4000 in different small encampments round New York. The rebel army, under Washington, are at the White Plains, and, as we are told, have lately been joined by a considerable body of French troops. We have undoubted advice from Boston, of Le Magnifique, of 74 guns, Le Triomphant, of 84, and a third French line of bat- tle ship, having run a- shore going into Boston har- bour ; the former totally stranded, and the two latter much disabled. The French have 10 sail of the line at Boston, all in a wretched state indeed. The Mag- nificent sailed a few days since for Halifax, to heave down to repair the damages she sustained in running a- shore at Jamaica. The Lion, Chatham, & c. are at sea; Prince William is gone out in the latter, Rear- Admiral Digby has re- hoisted his flag on board the Prince George. It concerns me to tell you, that Lord Hood is in an indifferent state of health; in a great measure it is thought owing to a severe blow he received off Jamaica, by accidentally striking his fore- head against the beam of his ship. I cannot conclude better than by telling you, that the fleet are healthy, and in high spirits, and that we are extremely well victualled. Our return from hence is expested about the latter end of October, fo that our friends may look for us at St. Lucia before the close of Novem- ber." Extract of a letter from Portsmouth, 0ct. 23. The Senhora D'Ajador, from Lisbon, is arrived at Cowes, but brings no news of Lord Howe's fleet. We have it pretty well confirmed here that the fleet was across the Bay so long since as the 27th of last month." Yesterday an account was received at the Secretary of State's office, from France, that an English East- India ship, supposed to be the Neptune, Capt. Scott, from Bengal to England, was taken soon after she sailed by a detachment of Mons. Suffrein's fleet. It was yesterday reported, that besides the East- India ship taken by part of Suffrein's squadron, they had driven another on shore, which was totally lost. Notwithstanding the present unhappy division be- tween England and Holland, yet so high an opinion have the Dutch of the security of this country, that On Friday last and yesterday, no less than 1630 state lottery tickets were bought at the Stock Exchange for only three houses at Amsterdam. On Monday night a thief found means to get into tbe house of Mrs. Dawes, in Russel Court, St. James's, and concealed himself under her bed, till that lady and her daughter were preparing to go to bed, when he darted out and robbed Mrs. Dawes of cash to the amount of 278L her watch, rings, & c. On Miss Dawes crying out, he stabbed her with * knife, and made off. On Tuesday Mrs. Greaves was committed by Mr. Justice Wilmot, for having defrauded a number of tradesmen of various sums of money, under different pretences. She is the same woman that was tried and convicted several years ago, for defrauding a man out of a sum of money, under the pretence of getting him a place under government, thro' the interest of the Hon. Mr. Fox, at that time one of the Lords of the Treasury. Since that time she has continued her old practices, only varying her story a little, according to the understanding and situation of the person she had to deal with. The almost nuinberless frauds she had committed at the west end of the town, rendering her safety there a little precarious, she shifted her quarters to Wapping, at which place she carried on her frauds with impunity. Happening to take her lodging at the Coopers'- Arms, East- Smithfield, she induced the credulous landlady to believe that she had a friend in the Earl of Shelburne, who would readily grant her any request she might make; that the place of Register of the Stamp- office was then vacant, if the landlady would advance a sum of money, to pay the fees usually claimed by the Secretaries of the * Treasury, her son fsould be appointed to the place. < This request was immediately complied with, and in the mean time Mrs. Greaves, was entertained with every delicacy which the poor woman could procure. But she was strictly enjoined not to let a syllable of this business transpire, left her husband should discover what they were about, and by his precipitancy ruin * all ; however, the night before the business was to be completed, the wife divulged the important secret to husband, and he, without further ceremony, sent for a constable, and took this female place- monger into custody. A crowd of people appeared against her, notwithstanding which she was perfectly uncon- cerned. Amongst the number of her dupes was an . attorney, whom she had touched for ten guineas. On Sunday evening, between six and seven o'clock, as Mr. Pollard, of Snow's- fields, Southwark, and another gentleman, were returning from Kingiton in a single- horse chaise, they were met upon Putney- heath by two highwaymen, one of whom discharged a pistol, the ball from which lodged in the feat of the chaise; at which instant the other villain bid them . stop, or he would fire. They robbed the gentlemen of about eight pounds, and behaved in a most un- daunted boisterous manner. " Monday night ten of the thief- takers belonging to the Borough went in pursuit of the four following thieves, viz. William French and John Elliott, both returned from ballast- heaving; Thomas Turner and John Eggleton, alias Bones, both tried for burglaries „ at the last Guildford assizes, and acquitted. On the officers entering a house in Kent- street, where they went on information, they were repulsed by more than 20 desperate fellows, who obliged the officers to ' retire, after wounding three of them in a terrible manner, without being able to take any of the villains. The freedom of the city of Exeter has been pre- - sented to Lord North, in terms highly honourable to his Lordship. ______________ COUNTRY NEWS. York, Oct. 22. The opening of the ports of Scot- land for the importation of oats, barley, and pease, on account of the bad harvest, seems to be absolutely necessary, without waiting the time specified by ( ta- tute. The example let by the sheriff- depute of Mid- - Lothian ( with the consent of those empowered by law to judge of the necessity of the case) will, it is hoped, be followed at the other principal ports of the kingdom without delay, while the Baltic is yet navi- gable. By the latest accounts from Pomerania, Li- vonia, and Germany, the harvest has been plentiful. Oxford, Oct. 26. On Wednesday the Prince and Princess of Mecklenburgh, with all the German no- - bility who came with them from that country, ar- rived at the Cross inn, in this city.— And on Thurs- day, after having seen the colleges and public build- ings in this University, fhe Prince and Princess, & c. set out for Blenheim, in their way to Bath. On Thursday last the Rev. Thomas Green, B. D. Fellow of Magdalen College, was admitted to the de- - gree of Doctor in Divinity. On Saturday last was married, at Hornton, in this - county, Mr. Thomas Deacle, surgeon, of Banbury, to Miss Louisa Wells, of Hornton. A dreadful fire broke out at Lambourn, Berks, on Friday night last, about nine o'clock, which in a very short space destroyed i j barns full of corn, 17 dwell- ing- houses, and many corn and hay ricks.-— There is strong suspicion that the town was maliciously set on fire.--- One Packer, a blacksmith, has been appre- hended upon information of his having threatened to do some mischief to the inhabitants ; the parish hay- ing had a law suit with him concerning a house, in which Packer was cast. • - GLOCESTERSHIRE MILITIA. AGeneral Meeting of the Lieutenancy of the County of Glocester is appointed to be held at the King's Head Ion, in the City of Glocester, on Friday the 15th of November next, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, in or- der to issue out Precepts to the several High Constables of the refpeftive Hundreds in the faid County, . and to the several Constables of the respective Ward in the Cities of Bristol and Glocester, for making out true and perfect I. ist of the Names of all Perfons residing in the several Parishes, Tythings, Places, and Wards in the said Hundreds and Cities respectively liable I by Law to serve in the said Militia, and for returning such Lists at such Times and Places as shall be then appointed. By Order of the Lord Lieutenant, T. RUDGE, Cleric of the General Meetings. Oct. 25, 1782. AGentleman, who has carried on an extensive Trade for upwards of 10 Years, in the Woollen- Dra- pery, Linen- Drapery, and Haberdashery Branches of Businessj , in a very capital City, wifhes to decline Trade : Any Person willing to engage therein, will meet with an advantageous Opportunity of coming into a very good House, well situated, and well established in Business, which he may either pur- chase, or have a Lease of. N. B. If the Person cannot make it convenient to advance the whole Amount of the Stock in Trade, a Security for a Part will be accepted. None but Principals will be treated with. For further Particulars apply to Mr. NICHOLAS BARNES, Auctioneer, in Glocester; to whom Letters ( Post- paid) will be duly attended to. TURNPIKE TOLLS to be LET. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the Trustees appointed by Virtue of an Ast of Parlia- ment, intitled, " An Act for repairing the Road from the Town of Cirencester to the Town of Stroud, and that Part of Rodborough Hill which leads to Dudbridge, and also the Road leading from Cirencester towards Bisley, so far as the Bottom of the Gulph Hill, all in the County of Glocester," will be held by Adjournment at the Crown Inn, in Minchin- hampton, in the said County, on Tuesday the 26th of No- vember next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon ; when the Tolls arising at the Toll Gates upon the said Turnpike Road, at the Round Tower, and Park Corner, will be let by Auftion to the beft Bidder, between the Hours of Eleven and Two ; which Tolls produced last Year the Sum of 164I. above the Expences of collecting them. Whoever happens to be the best Bidder, must at the same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the faid Truftees, for Payment of the Rent agreed for, and at fuch Times as they shall direct. PETER LEVERSAGE, Jun. OS. 26. Clerk to the said Trustees. MONDAY'S POST. From the LONDON GAZETTE. Whitehall, october 26. GLOCESTER, Oct. 26. WANTED APOSTILION to drive a Gentleman's. Car- riage. - Enquire 0f Evans and Hazell, Booksellers in the Westgate- Street, Glocester. LOPED from his Service, at Thomas Dancer's, E at Crickfey Hill, near Glocester, Timothy Haines, a hired Servant Whoever shall employ or entertain him after the Publication hereof, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs. He comes from Welford near Fairford. TO be LET, and entered upon at Lady- Day next, A DAIRY FARM, between 8o and 90 Acres of Pasture, and upwards of 30 Acres, of Arable Land, at Bridge- Yeate, in the Parish of Wick and Abson, 7 Miles from Bath and 6 from Bristol, and near adjoining the Turn- pike Road. For Particulars, enquire of Mr. Richard Plaister, cliff- Parade, Bristol. 1 Red- COPPICE WOOD TO be SOLD by private Contract, nearly five Acres of COPPICE WOOD, growing in the Parich of Berrow, confiding of Oak and Ach. The Oak chiefly Tim- ber Trees. For Particulars apply to Mr. Thomas Sivill, at the Gate, In the Parish of Berrow, Worcestershire. WHEREAS, on Monday last, a TROW was VV overset near the Old Passage, in which was a Quan- tity of OAK TIMBER squared and stamped S. H. and M. H. that was carried away by the Tide ; This is to give Notice, that if any Pieces of the said Timber should be found in the Stream, or on the Shore of the Severn, those Persons that give Information so that the Pieces may be recovered shall be satisfied to their Content, by applying to Thomas Smith, of Churcham ; Mr. Linton, at Gatcomb ; or Owner Nicholls, at Glocester. TO be SOLD by Auction, on Wednesday the the 30th of Oftober Inst. at Cainscross, near to the Turnpike, in Glocestershire, a Cyder Mill and Press, of a middling Size, and Hair Cloths; a large Quantity of Barrel and Hogshead Hoops, and two large Nuts and Screws, fit for Cloth Presses; , 10,000 Feet of good dry Elm Board, in Lots; a large Quantity of good Elm Quarter, in Lots; Oak Plank, fit for a Barn Fluor ; a Quantity of good Rack Timber, and other Timber ; a Quantity of Six- inch Vellies; and fome empty Casks. The Sale to begin at Ten o'Clock, and con- tinue ' till all is sold. JONATHAN LAWRENCE, Auctioneer. WHEREAS RlCHARD GREEN was, on Thursday last, sent by his Master, Mr. John Jones Smith, of Crowle, Worcestershire, with a Sum of Money to pay for fome Sheep at Cheltenham, but absconded, and has not since been heard of: This is therefore to give Notice: that Whoever will apprehend the said Richard Green, so that he may be brought to Justice, shall receive Two GUINEAS Reward, from me, Oct. 17. JOHN JONES SMITH N. B. He is a labouring Man, about 30 Years of Age, stout made, five Feet ten Inches high, with light brown Hair, sandy Beard, fresh Complection, has a Scar over his Eye, and it subject to a Breaking- out about the lower Part of his Face. WHEREAS WILLIAM MITCHEL, Ap- prentice to Thomas Wood, of Stroudwater, in the County of Glocester, Cordwainer, did abscond from his said Master's Service on Monday the 30th of September last : This is to caution all Persons from harbouring or employing the said William Mitchel, as they will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law. The said William Mitchel is between 16 and 17 Years of Age, about five Feet five Inches high, marked with the Small- Pox, and light Flaxen. Hair ; had on a Drab Jacket, a Purple or Green Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. N. B. If the find Apprentice will return to his Master, he will be kindly received, and no Notice taken of his Offence. Extracts of letters from the Honourable General Elliott, Governor of Gibraltar, dated Gibraltar, Sept. 11 and 12, 1782, and received at the Office of the Right Hon. Thomas Townshend, His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, Oct. 24. September 11. attempt to try the effect of a heavy fire from < TA lb our batteries with carcasses, hot shot, and uPon the enemy's first established ad- vanced works and batteries, seemed so very practicable, that the commanding officer of artillery was immediately directed to take the Lieutenant- Ge- neral's orders for that purpose. In consequence the arrangement was very judiciously made, and com- pletely executed by the artillery officers. The firing having commenced on the 8th instant, at seven in the morning, by ten o'clock their Mahon battery, con- sisting of six pieces of ordnance, and one adjoining of two guns, were set on fire, and by five o'clock P. M. were entirely consumed, with gun carriages, - plat- forms, and magazines, bomb proof. Part of the communication to the eastern parallel, and the trenches and parapet for musquetry in front of the battery, were also destroyed. The thirteen gun- battery, next the Bay, was so much damaged, being on fire in se- veral places, that the enemy were put to the necessity of taking down one half of it, which they have now begun to re- establish. The success not only much ex- ceeded my expectations, but had the happiest effects in other respects, as it provoked the enemy to open their new mortar batteries, and recommence a fire from their forts and lines, for which they seemed by no means prepared. The enemy's loss in our fight w? s very considerable, as their endeavours to stop the progress of the flames laid them open to a very severe and well directed fire. Notwithstanding the great number of the enemy's shot and shells, we suffered no material loss. The next morning by day- break the enemy opened their new sixty- four gun battery upon us, with all their mortars, and continued to fire without inter- mission from thence, as well as from their lines, ( their whole artillery amounting to about 100 pieces of can- non, and 60 mortars) seemingly by way of retaliation, it being the general opinion their preparations were not sufficiently compleat to begin this powerful at- tack, which, however formidable in appearance, I will venture to assure, that the impression upon our works as yet is scarcely perceptible. On the same day the enemy's squadron, consisting of seven sail of the line Spanish, and two French, with a large frigate and xebeque, taking the advan- tage of a Levant wind, got under sail from the Orange Grove, and one of them passing very slowly within random shot fired many guns upon the south bastion and ragged staff, continuing his cannonade until he got beyond Europa. The squadron then went to the eastward of the rock, and formed in a line, ( the Ad- miral leading) came before the batteries of Europa, and under a very slow sail commenced a fire from all their guns, until the last ship had passed. They re- peated this manoeuvre at two o'clock the following morning, and again in the forenoon of the same day. These successive cannonades did not any ways damage the works. Some of the leading ships came pretty near the point the first attack, but having been fre- quently struck by our shot, they afterwards kept at a greater distance. Two of the Spanish ( hips went early in that morning to Algeziras, to repair, as we ima- gine. All the batteries at Europa were manned by the marine brigade, ( incamped there) with a small proportion of artillerists. The guns were extremely Well laid and pointed ; the whole under the immediate command of Brigadier Curtis. About five in the afternoon of the same day, 16 of the enemy's gun boats came over from Algesiras, formed in a line, and fired upon the garrison. Our batteries obliged them to retire in less than half an hour, not without some of them having suffered, as there is reason to suppose. September 12. The enemy continued his heavy fire from the Isthmus; last night the gun and mortar boats repeated their attack. Nobody hurt by their fire. The wind having come to the westward, there is all probability the enemy will determine upon his final attack by sea in a very short time. The enemy has made no further approach in his land attack since yesterday. Whitehall, Oct. 22, 1782. To the. Chairman of the sessions of the peace for the county of Middlesex. S I R, HIS Majesty being very much concerned at the fre- quent robberies and disorders of late committed in the streets of London and Westminster,. and parts adja- cent, and being informed that they are greatly to be imputed to the encouragement given to rogues and their accomplices, by persons who keep night- houses and cellars, which are resorted to by great numbers of loose and disorderly persons; . and that gaming- houses, as also the places where strong liquors are drunk to excess, contribute much to the corruption of the morals of those of inferior rank, and to the leading them into these wicked courses, has com- manded me to recommend it, in his name, in the strongest manner, to the justices of the peace for the county of Middlesex, to employ their utmost care and vigiliance in preventing and suppressing these disor- ders, by holding frequent petty sessions for this pur- pose in their several parishes, or other divisions, by calling before them the high constables and other pro- per officers under their direction, and giving them the strictest orders and warrants, from time to time, as there shall be occasion, to search for and apprehend rogues, vagabonds, idle and disorderly persons, in order to their being dealt with according to law ; and likewise to proceed with rigour as well against all per- sons harbouring such offenders, as against those who keep the said night- houses or cellars, tippling or common gamimg- houses, or who practice or encourage unlawful gaming. And his Majesty having very much at heart the performance of this service, wherein the honour of his government, the preservation of the peace, and the safety of his subjects are so much concerned, does further require the said justices in their respective sessions to draw up in writing, from time to time, an account of their proceedings herein, inserting the names ot the justices attending such meetings, and of the peace officers whom they shall employ, taking par- ticular notice of the zeal and diligence of each of them in the performance of his duty ; which accounts are to be transmitted from the said several sessions to one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, to be laid before his Majesty ; who being informed of their behaviour may reward such of them as shall distinguish themselves in the faithful and diligent execution of their office ; his Majesty not doubting but the justices, on their part, will take care to punish with rigour, as by law they may, those who shall appear to have been guilty of corruption or negligence therein. You will be pleased to acquaint the justices of the peace for the said county, and all others whom it may concern, with his Majesty's pleasure, that the same may be duly and punctually complied with. I am, & c. T. TOWNSHEND. Letters to the like effect have also been written to the Lord Mayor of London, to his Grace the High Steward of Westminster, the chairman of the sessions of the peace for the city and liberty of Westminster, and likewise for the county of Surry at St. Margaret's Hill. [ Thus far London Gazette.] This Day arrived the Mails from France and Flanders. Paris, Oct. 17. Count de Bussy is on the road, in order to go to Coromandel, or some other part, but is not to command any of our troops there. He is go- ing to the Nabobs in the character of negociator from the King, who no longer makes any mystery of his designs respecting the East- Indies, but is determined that those countries shall be entirely under the government of the Indian princes, and that all the na- tions of Europe shall be content to trade there. M. de Penniers, Commodore of the Fendant and Argonaut, has taken, on the coasts of the Cape of Good Hope, four large English Indian vessels, and carried them into a Dutch port. The two most considerable of the English vessels taken by M. Penniers, are the Crosfort ( Carysfort) and Neptune. LONDON, Saturday, Oct. 26. On Thursday last the Secretary of State sent to r. e- quest that the Admiralty would order a frigate to be immediately got ready to convey some fresh instruc- tions to the Commander in Chief at New York. The last dispatches from Sir Guy Carleton express his posi- tive resolution to resign his employment, if the Cabi- net persevere in tying up his hands. The result of the various consultations, that have been held on this important subject, is said to be this :---,' That Sir 4 Guy Carleton be requested to retain his situation ' ' till the ensuing session, when, it is hoped, a parlia- ' mentary sanction will be obtained for the renovation ' of hostilities in America.' He concluded with proposing a resolution, which was substantially as follows " That it is the opinion, of that court, ' that the Ma* rhatta war was not occasioned thro' any improper coll- duct in Gov. Hastings, as appeared by the instructions sent him by the Court of Directors, as well as by the resolutions of the House of Commons on that fubjedt; and that it be therefore recommended to the Court of Directors, to suspend their recall both of Mr. Hastings - and. the rest of the Council, at a time that requires so much zeal and unanimity amongst the Com- pany's servants." • • General Smith opposed the whole of this defence, ill a speech of several hours. He first stated, that it did not appear to him well founded, that Mr. Hastings was not the cause of the Marhatta war,, when so many documents were in the Company's possession, which proved the direct contrary. The general opinion was, that a question of such magnitude could not be then finally determined, but referred to a ballot of the whole of the Proprietors* on Thursday next. The insurance on the Jamaica fleet which were to sail this month, is done at .18 guineas per cent, home with convoy, and 22 guineas without, for ships carry- ing 16 guns and Upwards. ; The malsters, brewers, and distillers have presented a petition to his Majesty and Council, by the hands of Mr. Whitebread, setting forth the present very high price of barley, occasioned by the late continual rains, and praying leave to import the same. Married.'] Tuesday,. at St. Andrew's, Holborn; Anthony Bridgman, Esq; of Bloomsbury- square, to Miss Susannah Tomlinson, daughter of Joshua Tom- linson, Esq; of Hatton- Garden.—- Sunday last, at Chester, Mr. Aaron Miller, attorney at law, to Miss Robinson, of that: city.--- Lately, at- Easingwould, near York, Mr. Pierce Davies, of Mold, in the county of Flint, to Miss Isabella Cayley Duck, of that place. Died.] Wednesday, in Abingdon- street, Westmin- ster, Bentley, Esq; formerly belonging to his Majesty's customs.— Thursday the 17th inst. after a long and painful illness, at Overlegh, near the city of Chester, the Rev. Peter Cowper, M. A. who was for* merly rector of Sutton, with Ducmanton, in the county of Derby, and upwards of 50, years vicar of Ashby- de- la- Zouch.--- Wednesday, at Brighthelm.- stone, aged 69, William Cheston, Esq. BANKRUPTS. Nathaniel Russell, of Northampton, innholder. Thomas Harris, late of Bettws, Salop, ( dealer and chapman. John Butler, of Leadenhall- street, London, hosieir. Margaret Thomas and Rees Thomas, of Llangadock, Carmarthenshires mercers. Cornelius Metcalfe, of Manchester, Lancashire, fustian- manufacturer. DIVIDENDS Nov. 16. Charles Pearce and James Pearce, of Castle- street, Leicester- fields, taylors. 16-, " William Meadows, of - Cheapside, London, silkman. 16 John Lawson and Caleb Lawson, of Tottenham- court- road, cheese- mongers. 21. William Freme, of St. Martain, Worceftershire, dealer and chapman. No business done this day at the Stock Exchange. G L O C E S T E R, Oct. 28. TO be LET immediately a HOUSE and GARDEN, also a Malt House and Stable adjoining, fituated in the White Fryars in this City. Now in the Occu- pation of Thomas Rogers.— For Particulars enquire of Messrs. Lane and Jepson, Attornies. A SERVANT WANTED. WANTED in a fmall private Family, where two Servants only are kept, a MAID SERVANT i She must be a good COOK, and perfectly understand Brewing. - None need apply unleds they can bring a good Character for Honesty and Sobriety from their last Place. ~ Good Wages will be given. Enquire of Evans and Hazell, Booksellers, Glocester. " For the BENEFIT of Mr. JOHN FIELD; ON Thursday the 31st of Octob r Inst. at the Bell Inn, in this City, will be a CONCERT of Vo- cal and Instrumental MUSIC. The Band ( which will con- sist of the best Performers) will be led by Mr. WILTON ; and a Concerto 0n the Violin. * » * TICKETS, 2s. 6d. each, may be had at the KING'S HEAD, BELL, BOOTH- HALL, GEORGE COFFEE- HOUSE, EVANS and HAZELL, in the Westgate- Street, and at J. FIELD'S, in College Court. The Concert will begin at Half past Six o'Clock. After the Concert will be a BALL. Whitehall, October 26. "" THE following letter has been written, pursuant to his Majesty's express command, by the Right Hon. Thomas Townshend, his Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the Home Department: Yesterday at noon there was a general court of the Proprietors of East- India Stock. As soon as the clerk had read over the minutes of the last meeting, the late resolutions of the Court of Diredtors relative to the recall of Warren Hastings, Esq; Governor General of Bengal, were read, which, after paying some compliments to the general abilities of Mr. Hastings, stated the reasons of his recall, prin- cipally referring to his conduct in the Marhatta war. It likewise appeared by these resolutions, that the numbers of Directors for the recall of Mr. Hastings were thirteen, against it ten. After these resolutions had been gone through, the clerk next read the protests of the several Directors who voted againft the recall, signed by Mr. Daryl, Mr. Townson, Mr. Manship, and others. They consisted of many articles, and substantially were as follow 1 " That Mr. Hastings had been 30 years in the East India Company's employ, during which time he had shewn the greatest industry and abilities of perhaps any one servant of the Company; that he had been ac- J cused of being the author of the Marhatta war, and all the consequences which resulted from that circum- stance; but that the fact was quite otherwise; for that he had acted only by the particular advice of the Court of Directors, who, in giving him a latitude of acting according to events, justified him in doing what he did. That at so great a distance as Bengal was from this country, it was next to an impossibility for a servant of the Company to be governed in every circumstance by precise instructions; and that the best and most convenient interpretation of such instruc- tions was all that could be expected : they concluded with expressing an astonishment, after all these cir- cumstances, that the majority of the Court of Direc- tors should concur in a resolution of recalling so able, so old, and so capable a servant." Commodore Johnstone followed up this protest by entering very fully into the general services of Gover- nor Hastings, and the injustice and impropriety of his recal. He paid great compliments to the reasons as- signed by the protesting Directors, and said, as most of them had been better acquainted with the local si- tuation of the country of India, so considerable a number as ten out of twenty- three, ought to have a considerable impression 0n the proprietors. He assert- ed that Mr. Hastings was not the author of the Mar- hatta war, but the particular instructions of the Di-, rectors consequently to their general orders ; and that in many instances of that war Mr. Hastings had shewn a courage, a promptitude, and ability, that did his government and the Company's affairs equal credit. General Elliot's letters from Gibraltar were sent off the 12th of Sept. which was the day before the grand attack in which the Spanish floating batteries were de- stroyed. On Thursday was married, at St. Nicholas church, in this city, Mr. Greenaway, to Miss Higgs, of Charlton Kings. On Thursday last died, after a lingering illness, at Lymington, in Hampshire, Francis Charlton, Esq; formerly in the service of the Hon. East- India Com- pany, and a Member of their Council in Bengal. On Friday se'nnight this port was opened for the importation of all sorts of grain. At Hereford fair on Monday, there was a very great shew of cattle, and many buyers. Store pigs sold cheap. Extract of a letter from London, Saturday Evening. " The papers have been lately very full of para- graphs about negotiations for peace going on at Paris ; but I believe them to be fabricated by persons, who have an interest in the reports ; or that France is in- tending to amuse us with an idea of peace, to take off from the spirit of our preparations for war. I think they mean to exert themselves more than ever next year both in the East and West Indies ; I am corro- borated in this idea by the advice, arrived in our letters this week from the Continent. In Russia such large purchases of hemp have been made for account of the French Government, that the price is risen to 3 pitch never before heard of in Petersburgh. In Hol- land a considerable loan of money is negotiating for France ; and, it is said, that the States General are to be security for the payment of the interest, which looks like real business ; for the French, without that secu- rity, would not find much credit in Holland. " The Morning Herald of this day asserted, that information was received at the different offices of Government of an action having been fought off cape Finisterre, between Lord Howe and the combined fleet; but I have been to the Admiralty to esquire, if any real news was come, and find that there is none. People are very apprehensive for the Ville de Paris, and still more for the Centaur." *#* The lines upon the author of the Coriniad are received; but as that performance never appeared in print, there seems an impropriety in publishing what cart be intelligible only to the few turn have seen that piece. Advertisements omitted this week will be inserted in our next. * PRICES ( F CORN per Bushel at Week's Market. Beft Old Wheat 9s. ood. Second - 7s. o8d. Third - 7s, ood. last Barley 4s. o6d. to js. ood. Beans 4s. o6d. to 5s. ood. Oat5 as. 04d. to 2S. efSsH. NORTH WILTSHIRE FARMS TO LET. TO be LET and entered upon at Lady- Day next, two good FARMS at Little Blunsdon, one con- taining 125 Acres of Meadow and Pasture, and 96 Acres of Arable Land, and the other containing 197 Acres of Meadow and Pafture, and 38 Acres of. Arable Land ; all old Inclosure well fenced with old Quickset Fences; the Lands he well to- gether, with convenient Farm Houses, Cheese Lofts, Barns, Stables, Cow- Houses, Out- Houses, & c. If convenient to a Tenant the Farms may be laid together, being all within a Ring Fence, and the whole of the Arable Land may be entered upon immediately, as likewise to carry out the Dung and Soil from the Yards. The Premises are within four Miles of Swindon, four of Highworth, four of Cricklade, four of Wotton Bassett, and 11 of Cirencester, all good Market Towns- For Particulars apply to Mr. Hawkins, at Down Ampney Houfe, near Cricklade, Wilts; or to R. Pember, Solicitor, at his Office in Glocester; and for a View of the Premises to Robert Duster, at Tadpole, near Little Blunsdon. This Day was published, In one VOLUME" Twelves, Price 3s. bound, A NEW EDITION, being the FOURTH, of THE TUTOR'S GUIDE. In this Performance the Science of Numbers, and the most useful Parts of the Mathematics, are explained with Perspicuity, and exemplified in a great Variety of Questions, amongst which are all those most excellent ones of the late Martin Clare, corrected and ranged according to the several Rules to which they belong. By CHARLES VYSE. Printed for G. Robinson, No. 15, in Paternoster- row. And sold by S. Harward, Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, and J. Washbourn, Glocester; T. Stevens, Ci- rencester; J. Bence, and R. Dyde, Wotton- Underedge ; C. Badham, and J. Allen, Hereford ; W. North, Brecon ; Mrs. Price, Hay; P. Davis, Leominster4 O. Tuder, Monmouth. Of whom may be had, by the same Author, T. The KEY to the TUTOR'S GUIDE; or, the ARITHMETICIAN'S REPOSITORY. Containing the Solutions of all the Questions, & c. that are in the GUIDE, with the References. To which are added, some useful Rules, & c. as those necessary for the attaining a thorough Knowledge of circulating Numbers. And an Appendix, shewing the Combination of Quantities, the different Ways they may be varied, with the Method of filling the Magic Squares, & c. The whole principally designed for the Ease of Schoolmasters, and with the GUIDE, will furnish a more complete and extensive System of Arithmetic than any ex tant; and will enable all those who are acquainted with the first Principles, to attain a competent Knowledge of the se- veral Rules with Pleasure and Precision. The Third Edition, in one large Volume Twelves, Price 4s. bound. 2. The NEW LONDON SPELLING BOOK: Or, the Young Gentleman and Lady's Guide to the English Tongue. In Five Parts. Adorned with elegant Copper- Plates, representing the Persons and Habits of all the Na- tions of the World, alphabetically ranged, calculated to en- large the Minds of Children, and excite a Taste for Geography, History, and the various Branches of Learning. The Third Edition, corrected and improved. v The LADIES ACCOMPTANT, and BEST AC- COMPLlSHER : Containing that Part of Arithmetic which is necessary for the Use of the Fair Sex, explained in an easy and familiar Method, in a Variety of useful Questions, with their Answers annexed. Price is. bound in red Leather. 4. A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR •. Con- taining a Comprehensive System of Modern Geography, afte a new and curious Method. The whole laid down in a Man- ner so easy and natural, by way of Dialogue between a Maf. ter and his Scholar, as to be understood by the meanest Ca. pacifies, and very proper for the Use of Schools in general, Addressed to the young Ladies and Gentlemen of Great Bri- tain, illustrated with a Number of Maps and other Copper- Plates. The Second Edition, Price only 3s. 6d. bound. The following Person being a Prisoner for Debt in the respective Gaol or Prison hereafter mentioned, on or before the 1st Day of January, 1781, and being not indebted in the whole to a greater Amount than to the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds, dotb hereby give this public Notice, that he does intend to take the Benefit of an Act passed in the 21st Year of his present Majesty s Reign, intituled; " An Act for the Discharge of certain Insolvent Debtors," at the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held in and for the County of Glo- cester, or any Adjournment thereof which shall happen next after 21 Days from the Publication of this Notice; and dotb hereby give Notice, that a true and perfect Schedule, containing a Discovery of all his real and personal Estate hereafter to be sworn to by him, is now ready to be delivered to his Creditors applying for the same, in such Manner as by the said Act is directed, to the Gaoler or Keeper, or his Deputy, of the said Gaol or Pri- son. Prisoner in the Castle or Gaol for the County 0f Glocester. FIRST NOTICE. Miles Pearce, late of Slimbridge, in the County of Glo- certer, Nailer. This Day was published, In one large Volume Quarto, elegantly printed upon Royal Paper, and ornamented with a capital Engraving of the Author, by Mr. Basire, from a Painting of Allen Ramsay, Efq; besides several Copper- Plates, illustrative of the Sub- ieCb, Price il. 5s. in Boards, THE WORKS of ALEXANDER MONRO, M. D. F. R. S. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and late Professor of Medicine and Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh. Publishcd. by his Son, ALEXANDER MONRO, M. D President of the Royal College of Physicians, Professor of Medicine, Anatomy, and Surgery, in the University of Edin- burgh. To which is prefixed, The Life of the Author. Printed for G. Robinson, No. 15, Paternoster- Row. And sold by S. Harward, Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, and J. Washbourn, in Glocester; T. Stevens, Ci- rencester; J. Bence, Wotton- Underedge^ C. Badham, and J. Allen, Hereford; P. Davis, Leominster; W. North, Brecon; Mrs. Price, Hay; O. Tuder, Monmouth. Of whom may be had, lately published, I A complete Collection of the Medical and Philosophical Works of John Fothergill, M. D. F. R. S. and S. A. With an Account of his Life, and occasional Notes. By JOHN ELLIOT, M D. ' In one very large Volume, 8vo. Price 6s. 6d. in Boards, with a Portrait of the Author, and other Cuts, » . Simmons's Elements of Anatomy, and the Animal Oe- conomy. The second Edition, with considerable Alterations and Additions, in one Volume 8vn. Price 5s. in Boards. 3. Motherby's New Medical Dictionary ; or General Re- pofitory of Physic and Surgery. In one Volume, Folio, illustrated with 24 Copper Plates, Price il. lis. 6d, bound. 4. The Physician's Vade Mecum ; or, A concise System of the Practice of Physic. Extracted from the Writings of the most eminent Physicians. In a Pocket Size, Price 2s. 6d. sewed 5. 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Price 15s. in Boards, illustrated with Sixteen Copper- Plates, THE SPORTSMAN'S DICTIONARY ; or, The Gentleman's Companion for Town and Country. Containing full and particular Instructions for Riding, Hunt- ing, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farriery, Cocking, Hawking, & c. with the various Methods of Breeding and Dieting of Horses, the Management of Dogs, Game- Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geefe, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing Birds, Sc. And the Manner of curing their various Diseases and Accidents. Printed for G. Robinson, in Pater- noster Row. Sold also by S. Harward, Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, and J. Washbourne, in Glocester; T. Stevens, Cirencester; J. Bence and R. Dyde, Wotton- Underedge; C. Badham and J. Allen, Hereford; J. Careless, Newent; P. Davies, Leominster; W. North, Brecon; Mrs. Price, of the Hay ; O. Tuder, Monmouth. Of whom may be had, t. A MILITARY DICTIONARY : Explaining and de- scribing the technical Terms, Phrases, Works, and Machines used in the Science of War. Embellished with Copper plates of all the common Works used in military Architecture, as well as the Utensils employed in Attack and Defence, with References for their Explanation. And an Introduction to Fortification. In a Pocket Volume, Price 3s. bound. 2. The NORTH- AMERICAN and the WEST- INDI- AN GAZETTEER. Containing an authentic Description of the Colonies and Islands in that Part of the Globe;, shew- ing their Situation, Climate, Soil, Produce, and Trade, with their former and present Condition. Also an exact Ac- count of the Cities, Towns, Harbours, Ports, Bays, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Number of Inhabitants, & c. & c. Il- lustrated with a general Map of North America, from the latest Observations, with the Distances of the most noted Towns, Forts, & c. and an accurate Map of the West- Indies. One Volume, Price 3s. 6d. bound. 3. ENGLAND'S GAZETTEER; or, An accurate De- scription of all the Cities, Towns, and Villages in England and Wales. A new Edition. In Two large Volumes, Twelves, Price 7s. bound. This Day was published, Price only 3s, bound, [ Illustrated with four elegant Engravings, viz. t. The Vision of Hercules; 2. The Basket Maker; 3. Santon Basisa ; And, 4. The Hermit; descriptive of the most interesting Subjects of the Book] A New Edition, enlarged and improved with several original Papers, of THE PLEASING INSTRUCTOR; Or, Entertaining Moralist. Consisting of select Es- says, Relations, Visions, and Allegories, collected from the most eminent English Authors. To which are prefixed, New Thoughts on Education, and the Manner of conveying In- struction properly. By A. FISHER, Author of the New English Grammar. Designed for the Use of Schools, as well as the Closet; with a View to form the rising Minds of the Youth of both Sexes to Virtue, and destroy in the Bud those Vices and Frailties which Mankind, and Youth in particular, are ad- dicted to. London, printed for G. Robinson, No. 23, in Pater- nos- ter- Row ; and T. Slack, in Newcastle. And sold by S. Harward, Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, ap. d J. Washbourn, in Glocester; T. Stevens, Ciren- certer; J. Bence, Wotton- Underedge; C. Badham and J. Allen, Hereford; P. Davis, Leominster j Mrs. Price, Hay; and O. Tuder, Monmouth. Where may be had, Price 2s. bound, [ Designed for the Use of Schools, Clerks of Offices, or the Pocket; and to which is prefixed, A practical Abstract of Grammar; a new and improved Edition, being the Fourth) ' of FISHER'S SPELLING DICTIONARY and EXPOSI- TOR of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE, on a new Plan, pecu- liar to itself; containing a much larger Collection of primi- tive Conversation Words than aay Book of the Kind and Price j and shewing how the same are to be written correctly and pronounced properly, with tbs different Meanings or Significations thereof. To which is prefixed, a complete Pantheon, or New Dictionary of the Heathen Gods and Goddesses, and of the moft illustrious Heroes treated of by Homer, Virgil, Ovid, and other ancient Poets: With a summary Account of their Origin, Descent, how represented by Statuaries, Painters, & c. which must be found of particular Advantage to mere English Scholars, and greatly enhance the Value of the Book. Also, FISHER'S PRACTICAL NEW GRAMMAR, with Exercises of bad English ; or, An easy Guide to speaking the English Language properly and correctly. A New Edition, Price is. 6d. bound. The Christian's Magazine ; AN ENTIRE NEW WORK, Absolutely necessary for every Christian Family in the King- dom, and calculated, on an elegant, cheap, and extensive Plan, to merit universal Approbation, the elegant Copper- Plates of which alone are worth three Times the Price of the whole Magazine. On Friday the First of November 1782, will be published, ( Price only SIXPENCE,) [ Embellished with the following truly beautiful and elegant Copper- Plates : viz. I. An emblematical Frontispiece, representing Christianity dispelling the Clouds of Ignorance, Superstition, and Infidelity. 2. A beautiful engraved Ge- neral Title- Page, with a Capital Vignette, representing Faith, Hope, and Charity. 3. An excellent Portrait and striking Likeness of the Right Rev. Dr. Robert Lowth, the present Lord Bishop of London, taken, by Permission, from the original Painting in his Lordship's Possession, executed by Mr. Pine ; illustrating the Memoirs of his Lordship's Life and Character, which will be given in this Number. All these elegant Embellishments are drawn, designed, and engraved, with a superior Degree of Excel- lence, by Messrs. Hamilton, Pollard, and Thornton. The whole forming a valuable Family Companion, consisting of the most important and interesting Subjects, conveyed in a delightful Manner, and being very near the same Quantity usually given in other Magazines sold at double the Price.] NUMBER I. ( For OCTOBER 1782, to be continued Monthly) of THE NEW CHRISTIAN'S MAGAZINE : Being an UNIVERSAL REPOSITORY of DIVINE KNOWLEDGE. Calculated to furnish the Reader with a complete Christian Library of Divinity and Morality, and Containing a greater Variety of curious original Essays and valuable Productions, suitable to the Work, than was ever given in any similar Publication whatever. The whole intended to promote the Caufe of Piety and Virtue, and undertaken' By a Society of Clergymen, of the Diocese of London, Who are honoured with Communications for the proper Ac- complishment of their Design from the Clergy and others in different Parts of the Kingdom. London : Printed for the Editors ; and published by Alex- ander Hogg, No. 16, Pater- noster- Row, ( by whom Letters, Poft- paid, for THE NEW CHRISTIAN'S MAGA ZINE, from learned, ingenious, and pious Correfpondents, are received) Sold also by Evans and Hazell, T. Dunn, J. Hough, S. Har- ward, and J. Washbourn, in Glocester; T. Stevens, Ciren cester; J. Bence and R. Dyde, Wo tron ; C. Badham, and J Allen, Hereford; W. North, Brecon; Mrs. Price, of the Hay; L. 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In the first and fecond Divisions of our Work, namely Modern and Antient Christian Biography, will be presented the Lives and Characters of such of our present Bishops have been conspicuous in defending the Doctrines of Chris- tianity, and other celebrated Divines and Characters of former and later Ages, Fathers, primitive Christians, Martyrs, & c eminent for their Learning or Piety, such as Dr. Porteus Bishop of Chester, Dr. Hurd, Bishop of Worcester, the late Dr. Newtoa, Bishop of Bristol, Seeker, Latimer, Burnet, Beveridge, Hoadley, Pearce, Wilkins, Wilson, Dr. Watts Dr. Young, Usher, Stillingfleet, Tillotson, Addison, Sher- lock, Hall, Gardener, Doddridge, Hervey, & c. In two other Heads, which we have allotted for Astro- Theology and Physico- Theology, we shall exhibit the Wisdom and Wonders of Divine Providence in the Works of Ciea tion, & c. Our next Department will include Divinity, systematical historical, and practical, and will comprize all those impor- tant Matters which relate to the Faith and Practice of every Christian. The seventh, eighth, and ninth Parts are allotted for Christian, Jewish, and Roman Antiquities; History of Monu- ments and Tombs in Westminster Abbey, and of St. Paul's Cathedral, London ; but it is necessaary to observe, that a Variety of other instructive and highly pleasing Articles will be introduced,— Scripture Chronology and Geography -- the Rise, Progress and Evidences of Christianity— The Christian Monitor, and Family Instructor — A Summary of Ecclesiastical History ; and many other Particulars. The tenth Division will contain every Thing striking and entertaining, serious and profitable; Dissertations, Letters, Essays, Remarks, Thoughts, Anecdotes, critical and prac tical Pieces, Solutions of doctrinal and scriptural Difficulties, & c. 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The Paper and Print will be greatly superior— the Types better, being entirely new, and cast on purpose by Caslon— and the Portraits really genu- ine, and other elegant Embcllishments, will be finely executed by the moft celebrated Artists who have exerted their Skill and Abilities in railing the Reputation of the Publisher's other elegant and much admired new Publications, ( which are readily allowed to be preferable to » ny other Works of the Kind, viz. The Rev. Dr. Wright's Complete British Family Bible, being a real new Exposition and Commentary on the Holy Scrip- tures. The Rev. Dr. Wright's New and Complete Life of Christ and his Apostles, Sec. elegantly printed in Folio. Mr. Millar's New and Universal System of Geography, with all the new Discoveries, & c. Mr. Barnard's New and Complete History of England, from the earliest Accounts, to the prefent Time. These Works, embellished with elegant Copper- Plates, engraved by Pollard, Thornton, Grignion, Heathj Bartolozzi, Collyer, Walker, Hall, and others, from Designs made by Hamilton, Wale, Dodd, Cipriani, Angelica Kauff man, Edwards, 3cc. ( which are now publishing in Weekly Numbers, with unprecedented Success) being universally ap- proved of. and known throughout these Kingdoms, may serve to convince every Person of the Truth of our Assertions re- specting the Execution of the New Christian s Magazine, now offered to the Public. For further Particulars we beg Leave to refer the Public to the first Number, which is offered as a Specimen, and may be read gratis, as the Money will be re- turned if not approved. . The following MEDICINES are sold by R. RAIKES, South gate- Street, Glocester. For Disorders of the Bowels, so common at this Sea- son of the Year. DALBY'S CARMINATIVE. THIS Medicine; which is founded on just Medical Principles, has been long established as a most safe and effectual Remedy, generally affording immediate Re- lief in the Wind, Cholics, Convulsions, Purgings, ard all those fatal Disorders in the Bowels of Infants, which carry off so great a Number under the Age of two Years. It is also equally efficacious in Gouty Pains in the Intestines, in Fluxes, and in the Cholicky Complaints of grown persons. A striking Proof of the Power of this Medicine lately was seen in the Case of Mr. Low, Officer of Excise, in Glocester, who, having been long afflicted with a most violent Cholic, and twisting of the Intestines, which reduced him to a State ' in which his Life was despaired of, could find no Relief, till a Lady in his Neighbourhood advised him to give Dalby's Car- minative a Trial, From this he received immediate Ease, and was perfectly cured by two Battles; and has had no Re- turn of his Complaint. It is prepared by the Inventor, J. Dalby, Apothecary, and sold by Francis Newbery, at the only Warehouse for Dr James's Powder, No. 45, in St. Paul's Church- Yard, Price IS. 6d. a Bottle, with an Allowance to those who buy it for charitable Uses, or to sell again. Sold also R. Raikes, Printer, Southgate- Street, Glocester j and appointed Vender of Mr. Newbery's Medicines in other Country Towns. Of whom may be had. By his Majestys Royal Letters Patent, The TASTELESS AGUE and FEVER DROPS. No MEDICINE was ever offered to the Public that has a greater Claim to their Approbation than this, at many Thousands can testify. If taken regularly and accord- ing to the Directions, it is the most efficatious Medicine in the World for the Ague and Intermittent Fever, and in moft Cases one Bottle is sufficient for a Cure. The Bark is the usual Remedy in this Case, but being p very nauseous Medicine, and seldom taken in a sufficient Quan- tity, it very often fails, and Children and those who have weak Stomachs are frequently lost for Want of a more easy and pleasant Remedy. In these Drops the Afflicted will find a Medicine, in which the greatest Safety is united with the utmost Efficacy, and so . perfectly tasteless, that they may be given to any Person with- " out their Knowledge, yet so efficacious, that they have fel- dom or never been known to fail. %* As there are other dangerous Preparations that are sold under the Name of Ague Tincture and Dreps, be careful to have none but thofe fold by the King's Patent, all others be- ing Counterfeits, and the Venders liable to be profecuted. To Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, Golden- Square, London. SIR, Bath, August 15, 1782. IHave been many Years afflicted with a vio- lent Scorbutic Humour, and for more than seven have had three large Ulcers; I have applied to the moft eminent of the Faculty in Bath, without the least Benefit; but by taking your MAREDANT's DROPS I am perfectly cured, and enjoy a good State of Health at present. — I wish to see this publifhed for the Benefit of others afflicted as I was. I am, Sir, your moft obedient humble Servan^ JANE WOODROFF Wife of Daniel Woodroff, Gardener, at Bath, Thorp- Lane, Turnpike- Gate, Yorkshire, Dec. 11, 1781, To Mr. NORTON, Surgeon, Golden- Square, London. SIR, MY Son is 14 Years old ; he was most violently afflicted with the Scurvy, which appeared all over his Body, Legs, & c. in Sorcs; their first Appearance was at the Age of four, but by taking your Maredant's Drops he is quite well, and hath been so for some Time. In Justice to this excellent Medi- cine, and for the Benefit of those afflicted as he was, I send you this to publish; for it is an extraordinary Cure. I am your humble Servant, > WILLIAM BINNINGTON. N. B. Mr. NORTON has two more recent Cures, which in a short Time he means to publish. These Drops are sold in square Bottles, by Mr. Norton Surgeon, in Golden- Square, London, and at his Country House, at Smallberry- Green, near Hounslow, at Half a Guinea and Six Shillings each, with the following Inscription on them, viz. JOHN NORTON, ONLY PROPRIETOR AND AUTHOR OF MAREDANT's DROPS. Each Bottle i « wrapped in a Folio Bill of Directions, signed by Mr. Norton, in his own Hand- writing. The Half Guinea Bottles are sold at his Houses only. N. 13. Beware of Counterfeits. The Six Shilling Bottles are sold ( by Mr. Norton's Ap- pointment) by R. Raikes, Glocester; T. Stevens, Ciren- cester; Mr. Careless, Newent; Mr. Wood, Winchcomb; Mr. Ford, Grocer, Chepstow; Messrs. Robson and Rees, Neath; Mrs. Downes, Carmarthen; Mr. Pugh and Mr. Allen, Hereford; Mr. Harward, Tewkesbury; Mr. Mor- gan, Newport; Mr. Willet, Cardiff; Messrs. Rees ant Thomas, Cowbridge; and Mr. Padley, Swansea. Where may be likewise had, VANDOUR's PILLS, at Two Shillings and Sixpence a Box; so efficacious in Nervous Complaints. FENDON's NERVOUS DROPS, at Six and Three Shil- lings per Bottle. As also WACE's ASTHMATIC DROPS, at Six and- Three Shillings per Bottle. B I C K L E Y and Co.' s HEALING MAMMILLARY BALSAM, For Tender or Chapt NIPPLES. DISORDERS of the NIPPLES have long beeii a Reproach to the healing Art, and for Want of this much desired Secret arise not only immense Pain to Mothers, but the long Train of Diieafes ( not to mention the Death of Thousands of Infants) which proceed from the abominable Neglect and Baseness of mercinary Wet- Nurses ; whereas, if the Mothers had been able to give suck, they would have bred up their tender Infants under their own Eyes. It is perfectly safe, and may be applied while the Child sucks, as it is also a Remedy for sore Mouths. It has all the healing Properties of the most excellent Balsam; it gives in- stant Ease to the most painful Breasts and Nipples, without a Particle of Opium; it is a sovereign and immediate Cure for chapt or spreathyed Lips, Cheeks, or Hands, tho'ever somuch exposed to the Inclemency of the cold Air. Sold by the Proprietors, at their Wholefale Medicinal Warehouse, No. 5, the Foot of Black Friars Bridge, Surry- Side. Price 2s. 6d. the Bottle. Sold also by R. Raikes, Printer, Southgate- Street, Glocester 5 S. Harward, at Glo- cefter, Tewkesbury, and Cheltenham; Tymbs, Worcester; Mrs. Prosser, Ross; Stevens, Cirencelter; Dyde, Wotton- Under- edge; Forty, Chippenham; Barnikell, Carmarthen; Rees, Llandovery; Pugh, Hereford; and by the Glocester News- men. Where also may be haa, The Grand Febrifuge and Specific for the Hooping or Chia Cough. Price is. the Bottle. Dr. Logan's never- failing Ointment for a Scald Head, is. 6d. the Box. EleCtuary, Diet Drink, Lotion, and Ointment, for the King's Evil and every Scorbutic Complaint. EleCtuary, 2s. 6d. the Pot. Diet Drink, 3s. the Quart. Lotion, is. 6d. the Bottle, and Ointtrent, ,2s. 6d. the Pot. Vegetable Specific EleCtuary and Apozem for the Stone an j Gnvel. EleCtuary, 25. the Pot. Apozem, as. 6d. the Bottle. PeCtoral Afthmatic Mixture and EleCtuary. Mixture* 2S. 6d. the Bottle. EleCtuary, 2s. 6d. the Pot. Vegetable Restorative for Coughs and Confumptions. Price 3s. the Bettle. Balfam of Liquorice Root, for Colds, Coughs, and all Dis « orders of the Breast and Lungs. Price 2s » the Bottle. Ointment for the Itch, which was never known failing to cure Price is. 6d. the Box. Tincture for the Teeth. Price is. the Bottle. Sugar Cakes for Worms. Price js. the Box'. Vegetable Lotion for Chilblains. Price is. 6d. the Bottle. Ointment for Ditto. Price is. 6d. the Pot. G LO C E S T E R, Printed by R. R A I K E S, in the Southgate- Street. 7
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