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I be MONTHLY CHRONOLOGERI 427 world, and I hope that God Almigh'y of murder of his wife ; Ann Berry, for robe his infinite mercy and goodness, will, thro' bing Martha Elgar of 128. Wiliam New. the merits and intercession of my blessed man and John March, for robbing James Redeemer, his only Son our Saviour Jesus Daniel of a hat, a lilk handkerchief, a Christ, pardon all my fins, and receive my pair of shoes, and is, and 6d, in money ; soul to eternal happiness. There is no- David Brown, for robbing Daniel Bright thing that gives me so much concern as of 3s. in Hounsditch ; Edward Bland, for the distress I leave my poor wife and two robbing John Lane, Esq; of a guinea, infants in. She has been very good to me near Acton ; Samuel Eager and John Jermy, under my unhappy misfortunes ; and ro for rescuing James Hole, an outlawed have my poor affiliated brothers. I hope smuggler ; John Carbold and Edward that the Almighty will be the guardian of Brooke, for smuggling ; Benjamin Sinich, my wife and children ; and that all good for stealing two lambs ; Johi Ireland, for christian people will commiserate their un. robbing Edward Brice in Ealing-Common, happy ftate. I do moft heartily defire all, of a silver watch ; Bridget Shepherd, for and every one, whom I have offunded, stealing upwards of 4os. in a dwellingthat they would vouchsafe to forgive me ; house; and John Robertson, for a burglary. and I do freely and heartily forgive my pro
It is remarkable, that when Philip Gibsecutors, and all the world, wherein any fon, who was some time ago condemned hath offended me, or done me any man.
for a street robbery, was brought to the ner of injury whatsoever, even as I desire bar to plead his majesty's pardon, in order to be forgiven of God, and to be absolved to be transported for 14 years, he would from my fins thro' the merits of my bleffed not plead to it ; and when his majesty's Redeemer."
clemency was read to him, he relu'ed it, SUNDAY, 8.
saying, he had rather die than live, and This morning, about 7 o'clock, a fire broke did not thank his friends who had made out at the seat of the Hon. Alexander Hume interest to have his sentence changed, for Campbell, Esq; near Colnbrook, which con. that if he lived he would only be a burthen sumed all the rich furniture, &c. to a con- to himself and them. The court, cho' he fiderable value ; it was ro fierce, that Mr. behaved in such a manner, would have Campbell was obliged to get down by a had him to accept of the royal clemency ; ladder from his chamber, and had not even but on his still refusing, he was ordered time to put his breeches on. A woman in back to Newgate till the next sessions ; the house was likewise let down in the same and when he was going out of court he manner, cover'd with a sheet. The fire said, he Nould be in the same mind if broke out in his Rudy, but his out-office brought there again. was happily preserved from the Names.
THURSDAY, 19. There were three engines playing, but Was held a general court of the governor without effect. The fire was first discovered and company of the bank of England, by a helper in the fables, who fortunately when a dividend of 2 1 half per cent, for happened to be up, cleaning the horses, interest and profits for the half year, ending otherwise, in all probability, Mr. Campbell at Michaelmas next, was agreed to ; the would have been burnt in his bed, with the warrants for which are to be delivered on rest of his family.
the 17th of O&ober. The same day the court went out of
SATURDAY, 28. mourning for his royal highness the late Slingsby Bethell, Esq; alder man of Wal. prince of Wales.
brook ward, and Marme Dickenson, Erq; WEDNESDAY, 11.
alderman of Queenhithe ward, the two The lords of trade and plantations ordered new sheriffs, were sworn in at Guildhall, five thips to be got ready to fail for Nova with the usual solemnity. Scotia, with two companies of cod. Lee's The same day (Michaelmas day falling regiment of foot, besides guns, muskets, on a Sunday) Thomas Winterbottom, Esq; swords, bayonets, powder, &c. for that alderman of Billingsgate ward, was unacolony.
nimously elected lord mayor for the year A large lanthorn of copper, glaz'd with ensuing. plate glass, and gilt, was about this time
MARRIAGES and BIRTHS. affixed on a tower built on Lincoln-heath,
Lexander Vernon, of Ware. 200 feet high, by Sir Francis Dashwood, Bart, near his seat, for a mark to the peo
Miss Howe, lister to the lord Chedworth.
30. Richard Wilkinson, Efq; oi a large
MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c. Sept. Sept. s. William Hawksworth, Erq; to 27. The lady of John Proby, Esq; Miss Simpson, of Tower. Hill.
member for Stanford, of a son and heir. Mr. Clarke, an eminent ironmonger in 30. Rt. Hon. the lady Howth, of a Horflydown, to Miss Baldwin.
daughter. Vincent, of Stoke, in Surrey, Sept. 10. The lady of the lord bishop of Esq; to Miss Dodd, of Woking.
Raphoe, in Ireland, of a daughter. 3. Mr. Baker Hill, of Ponder's End, The lady of George Pitt, Esq; of Strate 'to Miss Bullen, of Enfield.
fieldsea, Hants, of a lon, at Angiers Haskett, of Lancashire, Esq; France. to Miss Cowper, of Bloomsbury.
16. The lady of Nathaniel Curzon, Esq; 6. Hon. William Bouverie, Esq; to Miss daughter of the earl of Portmore, of a son Alleyne.
and heir. Joseph Newland, of Enfield, Esq; to 17. Lady viscountels Molesworth, of a Miss Lucy Browne, of Edmonton.
daughter. Major Barnard, of the dragoon guards, 20. The lady of Sir Thomas Barbut, to the countess dowager of Pembroke. Bart. of a son and heir.
9. Benjamin Lethieullier, Eq; one of Countess of Bute, of a son. the Bank directors, to Miss Hales.
DEATHS. 10. Hon. col. Gumley, brother to the countess of Bath, to Mrs. Colvill, of Gror. in Scotland, of the small-pox, ac his venor-square.
seat of Tickfel. Hall, in Staffordshire. Lowndes, Esq; son of auditor Aug. 30. Mr. Edmund Palmer, citizen Lowndes, to Mifs Arnold,
and wax-chandler, aged upwards of 102, 16. Mr. Edward Shelby, an eminent who had been above 12 years a pensioner merchant on Tower. Hill, to Miss Maria in the Charter-house. It is remarkable, Hamilton, of Low-Layton, an heiress. that he was born, Jan. 30, 1648, the
17. George Perry, gent, one of the sur. very day that K. Charles I. was beheaded. veyors of the customs, to Miss Clarke of Mr. Richard Cooke, an eminent refiner, Wapping-Wall.
in Foster-Lane, who among several other 18. Henry Dundass, of Chertsey, Esq; legacies to his friends, left to the Rev. Dr. to the relict of William Hayward, Esq; a Bullock, minister of Streatham (where he 10,000l. fortune.
had a country house) 3000l, as also to Mr. Richard Horton, Esq; of the West. Nicholas, curate of the said parith, 2000l, Riding of Yorkshire, to Miss Harriet to Miss Butler, eldest daughter of the late Kingscombe, of Newcastle.
Rev. Mr. Butler, some time since rector of Charles Marlston, Esq; of a large estate St. Anne's, Aldersgate ; (in which parish in Effex, to Miss Elizabeth Brooks, of he lived in town) soool. and to St. Luke's Greenwich.
hospital for lunaticks, icool. 20. Mr. Abraham Delvalle, son of Mr. Rev, Mr. Calberd, one of the prebenIsaac Delvalle, an eminent snuff-merchant daries of Bristol, minister of St. Thomas's of Bury Itreet, to Miss Rebecca Siquerera, in Southwark, rector of Woodmance, in of St. Mary Axe.
Surrey, and one of the monthly lecturers Dr. Silver, of St. Mary Axe, to Miss of Rotherbithe church. Mendez Compos, of the same place.
Sept. 2. James Oldis, in the precine of 22. David Wilson of Frödiham, in the Savoy, aged 98, who had been a soldier Cheshire, Esq; to Miss Molly Saunderson, in the guards upwards of 70 years ; and of Red Lion fireet, Holborn.
what is remarkable of a soldier, he was 23. The Rt. Hon. the lord Chedworth, never known to drink a dram in his life, to Miss Parker, daughter of the late Sir and could read without spectacles to the Philip Parker Long, Knt. a 40,000cl. for- time of his death.
Dame Sophia Cramer, aged 89, at her George Naires, Esq; counsellor at law, feat near Sherborn, in Dorsetshire. and recorder of Dxford, to Miss
Edward King, Esq; at Bromley, in Kent, Strange, second daughter of the Rt. Hon. in the commiffion of the peace for that the matter of the rolls.
county. Capt. Ruffel, a near relation to the duke 6. Rev. Mr. Swallow, senior fellow of of Bedford, to Miss Williamson, of Queen- St. Peter's college, Cambridge. ftreet, Westminfter.
7. Mr. Oates, formerly a comedian, ia 25. William Jones, Esq; principal of one of the theatres, the stamp duties, and commissioner of the 10. Roger Palmer, Erg; one of the window.tax in Scotland, to the widow of band of gentlemen penfioners, reckoned capt. Herbert, of the navy.
worth 12,000l. Aug. 26. The lady of Lancelot Allgood,
13. Ralph Feltham, Erq; one of the Líq; member of parliament fr Northum. benchers of Gray's Inn, at Enfield. berland, delivered of a daughter,
16. Mr. Francis Lockwood, an eminent governor of Duncannon fort.--Lieut. col. merchant of this city.
Charles Whitford, on hall-pay, made lieut. James Mordaunt, Esq; near Chinkford, col. to gen. Irwin's reg. in Ireland. -Ralph in Effex, in the commission of the peace Cornelius Compton, Esq; made land-surfor that county. He represented the county veyor and receiver of the customs, for of Nottingham in two successive parliaments. port and coast of Cowes, in the isle of
Thomas Pochin, Elg; of Barkby, in Wight. - Major James Lawrence, made Leicestershire, long in the commission of commander in chief of the East-India comthe peace for that county.
pany's forces in the East Indies, and allo John Salt, of Betley, in Staffordshire, paymaster-general to all their garisons, Esq; in the commission of the peace for forts, &c.-Ruvigny de Corne, Esq; made that county,
secretary to his majesty's extraordinary 18. John Weller, Esq; at Tunbridge in embassy to the most Christian king : And Kent, a gentleman of a good estate in that Charles Townshend, Esq; secretary to his county, which comes to his son, George majesty's extraordinary embally to the CaWeller, Esq; counsellor at law, one of tholick king. the counsel of the Marshalsea-court, and
Irish Honours. deputy of the alienation office.
Wills. visc. Hillsborough, created visc. 20. Her grace, Anne dutchess of Bolton. Kilwarling and earl of Hillsborough.-
John Hourse, Efq; at Woolhope, in Henry lord Castledurrow, visc. Afhbrook. Herefordshire, in the commission of the -Nicholas Loftus, Esq; baron Loftus, of peace for that county.
Loftus-hall. - John lord Gowran, earl 24. Capt, George Smith, formerly a of Upper Offery.-Robert lord Bellfield, commander in the royal navy, in an ad- visc. Bellfield.- John Petty, Esq; baron
Dunkerron and visc. Fitzmaurico. - St. Mrs. Wharton, of Malham- Areet, George Caulfield, Esq; made chief justice Westminster, aged 108.
of the King's. Bench, in Ireland : Warden
Flood, Esq; attorney general; and Philip Ecclefiaßical PREFERMENTS.
Tisdale, Efq; follicitor general in the said Wilkinson, presented by the earl kingdom, of Bristol, to the rectory of St. Co
Perforis declar'd BANKRUPTS. lumb, in Somersetshire.- Mr. Prior, by OHN Thornly, of Norwich, cornthe lord Ashburnham, to the rectory of St. Stephens, in Gloucester Mire.-Natha. fton upon Hull, grocer.-Cornelius Fenton, niel Smith, M. A. by the lord chancellor, of East Greenwich, in Kent, vintner. to the vicarage of Hough cum Branden, in Richard Willun, of Cornhill, merchant, Lincolnshire.-Edmund Pyle, D. D. in. and haberdasher of hats.-Edward Darley, stalled archdeacon of York, at the king's of Woodbridge, in Suffolk, shipwright and nomination.- Smallbrook, Esq; fon timber-merchant.-Ezra Ridgard, of St. to the late bishop of Litchfield and Coventry, Andrew's, Holborn, distiller. - John Main, appointed principal register of Litchfield, of St. George's, Middlesex, merchant and cathedral, in the room of Gilb. Walmesley, mariner.-William Turner, of Salisbury, Esq; deceased.- John Garnett, B. D. fellow dealer. Richard Clues, of Bulkington, of Sydney college, Cambridge, 2d chaplain in Warwickshire, Gilkman and victualler. to the D. of Dorset, as lord lieut. of Ireland, John Stors, now or late of Stockport, in admitted to the degree of doctor in divinity, Cheshire, merchart. in that univerfity, by virtue of his inajesty's
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PRICES of STOCKS in SEPTEMBER, BILL of MORTALITY, &c.
Bill of Mortality from STOCK. STOC X. STOCK. Annu. old Ann.new 1746. 1747 1748-9. B. Annu.
Aug. 27. to Setp. 24.
W.S.W. h. fair rain
Males 6202 186 10511AC 10451ft 1.103 ft (104}in 1.1043A 101
1 200 51. 109 W.N.W.F. fair
Femal. 5803 3) 140 186 185 114
105 $ 104 103 104 100 sl. 108
W.byN. fr. fair
Buried 41 140
E.S. E. rain
Died under 2 years old 547
S. E. cloudy Between
2 and 5 89 10 106 104 1
104 104 103 100
rain S, S, E.
5 and 10 – 39 8 Sunday
W. N. W. fair
10 and 20
40 105 106 104 103 104 104 4 ) 100 51, 8s
o w. by N. fair
o and 30 — 106 185 101 141
fair 115 105106 10+ 103 104
W. N. W. 1oo
30 and 40
Igo 1854 114 $
W. S. w. clou, rair. 104 104 100
40 and 50 114 104 103
100 sl. 78 N.by W.fr. cloudy
50 and 60 72 1854186 115 *105 104 103 104 104 di 100 5l. 75
S. W. fair
bo and 70
88 14 186 105 104 1036
104 104 4
fair 100 sk. 88 o S. S. W.
70 and 80 45 15 Sunday
E. N. E. fair
8o and go
100 51. 88 N. E. cloudy
go andioo 186 115 105 104 103 104 104 100 i 5l. 8s
ol S. by E. cloudy
6 S.S. E,
6 s. by W. th. form. Within the Walls
100 20141 186) 1151
104 103 105
104 | 1011001 104
6 S. W. cloud.fail
Without the Walls 337 3 104 1103 105 104 104 100 /
In Mid. and Surrey 597 5
W. 22 Sunday
fair City & Sub. Wef. 279 105 104 $ 103 104
6 N. by E. fair rain
sl. 85 5 2
Weekly Sept. 3
291 25 141 $ 186
115 104 1 103 104 $
104 100 51, 88
10 * 6 w. by S. milling
5 186 115
104 103 104 100 5 2 6 W. N. W. cloudy
13'5 a Sunday
W. fair Whoaten Peck Loaf 25. 30 142 115 103
6 s. s. w. cloud, fajr|Pease 2os. to 235. per Q.
(Rye 155. to 185. per Q.
Basingitoke. Reading. Farnham. Henley. Guildford. Warminster. Devizes. Gloucester. Northampt.
71 19s load
355 to 41 gr 355 to 41 gr 48 6d buth. 24 to 18,
188 to 19 qr
148 to 16
168 to 10 28 to 18 gd 138 to 15 Beans 188 to 199 od 203 to 24 od 218 to 23 248 to 25 1 18 to 24
248 to 28 298 to 31
28 gd to 38
18s to 31 LOTTERY TICKETS, 1751, ul. 136. 6d. ul. 138. 11. 135, 6d. 111. 148. Isl. 136. 6d. 131. 148. Bil. 138. 6d. ril. 128. 6d. rtl. 138. 11. 125, 6d.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 1751. 431 ROM the Hague we are told of a foot, 45,000 horse, 700 elephants, and F
360 pieces of cannon ; whereas the others strengthening the alliance between that at moft made no more than 800 French, republick and Great Britain, by having a 3400 Cypayes, and soo horse, with a train marriage concluded between the princess of only 20 field-pieces. Caroline, daughter of the prince of Orange However, some of the officers lately are their Atadtholder, and his royal highness rived at Paris from the East Indies, acknow. the prince of Wales ; but it is thought, ledge that M, Dupliex has a little too pre. that before the consent of the republick can cipitately embroiled himself in the interest be obtained, the and her confort must and quarrels of the natives, which may agree to renounce, for themselves and their raise a jealously among them, that must posterity, all right and pretension to the be attended with bad consequences to the Atadtholdership, which is now settled upon French trade in those parts. her, in failure of heirs male ; and how The dispute between his moft Chriftian the can do this before being of age, is a majesty and his parliament of Paris is not question.
yet settled ; for tho' his majesty repeated The grand affair of the poft office reve. his orders for their registring, without any pue in Holland is now at last settled. That modification, his edi& relating to the gorevenue has hitherto been in the hands of vernment of the hospital at Paris, the par. private persons, having been always granted liament after deliberation resolved to postby the states to their relations who had pone the affair till the 24th of November the greatest interest in their assembly, a next. pra&ice frequent in all republican governo His majesty has created the marquils de ments, where a true publick spirit does Mirepoix, his ambassador, here at London, not prevail. But from henceforth it is to a duke and peer of France ; and he has belong to the publick, and to be managed appointed, M. de St. Contest, lately his by five commissaries, the present pro
ambaffador at the Hague, to be secretary prietors being allowed a reasonable confi. of state for foreign affairs, in the room of deration for the extinction of their leveral M. de Puyfieux, who has refigned, and is terms. The dispute with the wine mer. to have an apartment in Versailles, with a chants seems likewise to be over, those at penfion of 20000 livres a year, near 1000l. Rotterdam having all fubmitted to take the Iterling. oath required, except fix, who have de. Paris, Sept. 19th N. S. On the 13th 2. clared themselves wholesale dealers, and bout half an hour past one in the morning, cɔnsequently are not obliged to take the after a labour of ten minutes, the dauphin. faid oath ; for in Holland they have no ess was delivered of a prince, and botte cuftoms paid upon importation, all their likely to do well. The news was immedia taxes being paid by the retailers.
ately proclaimed by the firing of guns, The following is an abstract of the ac- ringing of bells, and all other demonstraa count lately br: ught to Paris of their great tions of joy, which have continued ever victory in the East Indies, viz. That Na. fince. His majefty, defirous that this bles. zerfingue, who had in vain befieged Pon. fing should be celebrated in a manner acdicherry, to retrieve past misfortunes, had ceptable to heaven, has fignified to the assembled a considerable army, in order to corporation of Paris, and of all other ciattack the French and their allies ; the tes and towns, that the monies designed to Sieur Dupleix, upon this sent orders to the have been expended in publick rejoicings, French to march towards him ; so that
should be distributed in portions to poor the two armies encamped at four leagues maidens, to which the mag. ftrates of Paris distance with a river betwixt them; the answered : “ Your majesty's good city of bad weather, and scarcity of provifions, for Paris will do both." This answer, it is supsome time would not admit of any attempt; pered, will be general, and thereby, it is but upon the return of tair weather, it was computed, that 20000 poor maidens will determined to give battle, notwithstanding get husbands, each couple being to have such a disparity : Accordingly the French, 600 livres, with a new suit of cloaths for after a toillome march, having found a the bride and another for the bridegronm. ford, 'came within fight of the enemy's The birth of this prince proved fatal to camp at four o'clock in the morning on fome men and alfo to some horses, for in Dec. 15, and immediately fell upon them; playing off a firework at Veríailles in the after a fight of four hours the enemy was evering some sparks fell upon the tables put to the rout, and Nazarfingue killed in and let them on fire. The damage is comthe pursuit. The greatest Thare of the puted at a million of livres, and some of victory indisputably belongs to the French, the men that affift.d in putting it out, as and is the more glorious, as there was well as some of the hories that were in the no proportion betwixt the two armies ; ftables, perilled in the fames, that of Nazerlingue confifting of 40,000