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through Holland, is in substance officers,' there was not a fingle as follows :

complaint of irregularity whatso6 The faid troops shall 'march ever, from the time of their enfrom Wreeden to Williamstadt in tiance upon the territory of the fixteen divisions; their march shall states, to their embarkation at last a fortnight, three days of which Williamstadt. hall be days of halting. All the They write from Lidkoping, in infantry, with their baggage, fhall, West Gothland, on the lake of if posible, be embarked on the Waner, that on the 25th ult. at Waal at Nimeguen ; but if this about a quarter before eight in the cannot be done, they shall take morning, they had a shock of an the same rout as the cavalry. The earthquake there, accompanied commander of each regiment shall with subterraneous noises, which pay at every lodging for what shall passed from south to north, and have been furnished to the regi- lasted for the space of two minutes, ment : for every private soldier but happily did no damage either fhall be paid 3d. Dutch money a to perfons or buildings. day, for lodging, fire and candle ; They write from Russia, that the for each ration confifting of 8 lb. earl of Buckinghamshire and count of oats, 15 lb. of hay, and 6 lb. Mercy were the only foreign amof straw, 12 d. Each officer, with- bassadors who had the honour of out distinction of rank, shall fupping at the empress's own pay 12 d. a day for his own lodg- table, on the 4th of December lait, ing, not including his servants her majesty's name day, a separate and horses, with respect to which table being provided for the rest ; he may agree with his landlord. and that, at the same time, a note The price of meat shall be regu was distributed, importing, that the lated by the magiftrates of the title of Imperial being annexed to places through which the troops the crown of Rusia, her majesty pass. For truffes of ftraw, of could hold no correspondence with 10 lb. the truss, fhall be paid at those powers who should withhold the rate of fix forins the hundred; from her that title. This claim has and for roo faggots, or an equi- given great umbrage to the mivalent in turf, five florins; a nisters of France and Spain, as they pound of candles fall be 6d ; imagine the precedency of their all provisions for the mouth in ambafadors at foreign courts may general shall be rated by the ma be affected by it. 6 giftrates ; a cart for a lord of 7bc or : An impofior, under the charac800 lb, weight, drawn by a fmgle ter of grandfon to the chevalier de horse, and provided with a car St. George, having lately presentman, shall coft, for a day, two fo- ed himfelf to the divan at Cogrins and a half; one with two horfes ftantinople, defiring circumcifion'; five forins'; a faddle horfe zod. the ministers of the Porte, fufpecting aguide 20d.the tolls, or road taxes, his pretenfions, put him under ret, fhall be the fame as for the troops and upon enquiry detected h's of the republic."

deceit. But what his punishment We must add, that, to the ho. will be is not yet declared, a "3"}, nour of the troops, both men and

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249,000 lb,

23,194 buthels

2,275 barrels

was

ever

1043 loose

1,119 ditto

Produce of South Carolina entered Died lately. Mary Toft, the

for exportation, from the port famous rabbit woman, of Godalof Charles-town, from Decem- man, in Surry. ber 23d, 1761, the day the first Reverend Mr. Crook, rector of vessel with rice of crop 1761, Brinkworth, Wilts, aged near 100. was cleared out, to September Nicholas Schraen, a farmer in ist, 1762, both days inclusive. Flanders, aged 101. He held his Rice

63,288 barrels

own plough 1761. Indico

Mrs. Halford, at Wiptah, WarStaves

157,880 wickshire, aged 110. Shingles

674,740 Corn

FEBRUARY. Pease

3,980 buthels Pork

The tide rose higher at

ift. Butter

8 kegs Portsmouth than Deer-skins

331 hhds. known. The inhabitants at the

12 caks Point were obliged to go in boats 215 bundles from house to house.

John Murcott, butler to the Pitch

3,110 barrels right honourable lord Dacre, Tar

was found barbarously murderTobacco

14 hhds. ed in his bed in his lord hip’s Rosin

19 barrels house in Hill-street, with a knife Tanned leather 2,693 fides in his hand, and other means Tallow

32 barrels used to make it believed he had Fish

41 barrels murdered himself; but that being Timber, &c. 103,293 feet altogether improbable, the fervants Oranges

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barrels were all carried before fir John Soap

Ico boxes Fielding, when it appearing that Potatoes

20 bushels

Daniel Blake, a footman in the faLaths

3,500

mily, had, since the murder, purTurpentine

751 barrels chased many necessaries, of which Beef

i ditto he was known to have been a littie Bacon

1,648 lb. before in the greatest want, withCandles, myrtle wax 14 boxes out being able to give any satisfacOats

388 bushels tory account how he came by the Hoops

14,500 money, he thought proper to own Reeds

400 the murder; the perpetrator of Handspikes

360 which might otherwise have reFurrs

I hhd. mained undiscovered, as there was I bundle no direct proof againit him, more

2 barrels than against the rest of the servants, Pink-root

I calk and his countenance did not beBees wax

6 caks tray the least conciousness of Hams

5 barrels guilt, Twolabourers wives, near Bridge The account he gave himself of water, were lately delivered each this murder, after several strict exof three children

aminations, was, that having occa

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fion the day before to look for a tranfmittted thro' it, (converged to music.book in the butler's pantry, a focus at seven feet distance) fired he met with twenty guineas upon gunpowder, paper, linen, and other his cupboard, which he took combuftibles, away ;

that the next morning Christopher Tancred, of he began to reflect, that ftealing Whixley in Yorkshire, Esq; the twenty guineas would cer- lately deceafci, having bequeathed tainly he discovered, and then fifty pounds annually apiece, to he thould be hanged for it ; there- four young students of Lincoln'sfore, to extricate himself out of Inn (of which he was formerly that difficulty, the wicked thought a bencher) till they thould be came into his head, that murdering called to the bar, and for three the butler would not only prevent years after they become barristers. a discovery, but be the means of Edward Reeve, Esq; Rudent of his preferment, for tha he fhould that inn, made an elegant latin be made bütler himself ; that with speech in Lincoln's-Inn hall, be. this resolution, he took a large fore that honourable society, in poker, and a cafe knife, and enter commemoration of so deserving a ed the butler's room, where he found benefactor. him asleep

that he struck him Mr. Rooker, formerly an emitwice with the poker on the head, nent grocer in Fleet. Itreet, by and then with a knife cut his whose means the shocking murder throat. This done, he returned of the two parish girls, related at to his bed-fellow, whom he both large in our last volume, came to left and found asleep, and lay till light, was found near his house the usual hour of rising, and then at Ealing with his throat cüt, and they both went down stairs toge- his body terribly mangled, fupporther, with the porter, without luf- ed by himself; he having lost his picion ; and, that in the confusion, senfes immediately on the execuafter the discovery of the murder, tion of the mother and daughter he went into Murcott's room, and concerned in that murder, through took out of his breeches pocket, a violent affection for the latter, three guineas and a half, and also whom he at first imagined his inteltook a small trunk belonging to ligence could no way affect. the lady's woman, broke it open, The right hon, the lord and Aung it into the coal-hole, to mayor gave a ball and supper induce the servants to think that to his royal highness the duke of the murderer was a thief, who had York; at which were present the broke into the house, with intent two princes of Mecklenburgh, to rob it. He was but twenty many of the foreign ministers, up

wards of a hundred of the nobility, Being a very clear day, a gen a larger number of the gentlemen tleman at Wentworth procured of the house of commons, fevena circular piece of ice of two feet teen of the aldermen, and many nine inches diameter, and five in- ladies of quality, and persons ches thick, which he reduced to the of great distinction. form of a lens ; and having about per consisted of three tables, two noon exposed it to the sun, the rays of an hundred and feventy covers

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4th.

years old.

The fup

249,000 lb.

23,194 bushels
3,980 bushels
2,275 barrels

was

ever

1043 loose

1,119 ditto

Produce of South Carolina entered Died lately. Mary Toft, the

for exportation, from the port famous rabbit woman, of Godalof Charles-town, from Decem- man, in Surry. ber 23d, 1761, the day the first Reverend Mr. Crook, rector of vessel with rice of crop 1761, Brinkworth, Wilts, aged near 100, was cleared out, to September Nicholas Schraen, a farmer in

ift, 1762, both days inclufive. Flanders, aged 101. He held his Rice

63,288 barrels own plough 1761. Indico

Mrs. Halford, at Wiptah, War. Staves

157,880 wickshire, aged 110. Shingles

674,740 Corn

FEBRUARY.
Pease
Pork

The tide rose higher at

ift. Butter

8 kegs Portsmouth than Deer-skins

331 hhds. known. The inhabitants at the

12 caks Point were obliged to go in boats 215 bundles from house to house,

John Murcott, butler to the Pitch

3,110 barrels right honourable lord Dacre, Tar

was found barbarously murderTobacco

14. hhds. ed in his bed in his' lord'hip’s Rofin

19 barrels house in Hill-ftreet, with a knife Tanned leather 2,693 fides in his hand, and other means Tallow

used to make it believed he had Fish

41 barrels murdered himself; but that being Timber, &c. 103,293 feet altogether inprobable, the servants Oranges

4 barrels

were all carried before fir John Soap

100 boxes Fielding, when it appearing that Potatoes

20 bushels

Daniel Blake, a footman in the fa. Laths

3,500 mily, had, fince the murder, pur Turpentine

751 barrels chased many necessaries, of which Beef

11 ditto he was known to have been a littie Bacon

1,648 lb.

before in the greatest want, withCandles, myrtle wax 14 boxes out being able to give any satisfacOats

388 bushels tory account how he came by the Hoops

14,500 money, he thought proper to own Reeds

400 the murder; the perpetrator of Handspikes

360 which might otherwise have reFurrs

i hhd. mained undiscovered, as there was I bundle no direct proof against him, more 2 þarrels than against the rest of the servants

, Pink-root

I call and his countenance did not be

6 casks tray the least conciousness of Hams

5 barrels guilt. Twolabourers wives,near Bridge The account he

gave water, were lately delivered each this murder, after several ftrict exof three children.

aminations, was, that having

32 barrels

Bees wax

himself of

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3d.

fion the day before to look for a tranfmitted thro' it, (converged to music book in the butler's pantry, a focus at seven feet distance) fired he met with twenty guineas upon gunpowder, paper, linen, and other his cupboard, which he took combuftibles. away; that the next morning Christopher Tancred, of he began to reflect, that ftealing Whixley in Yorkshire, Efq; the twenty guineas would“ cer- lately deceased, having bequeathed tainly he discovered, and theri fifty pounds annually apiece, to he hould be hanged for it ; there- four young ftudents of Lincoln'sfore, to extricate himself out of Inn (of which he was formerly that difficulty, the wicked thought a bencher) till they should be came into his head, that murdering called to the bar, and for three the butler would not only prevent years after they become barristers. a discovery, but be the means of Edward Reeve, Esq; student of his preferment, for tha he fhould that inn, made an elegant latin be made butler himself ; that with speech in Lincoln's-Inn hall, bethis resolution, he took a large fore that honourable society, in poker, and a cafe knife, and enter commemoration of so deserving a ed the butler's room, where he found benefactor. him asleep ; that he itruck him Mr. Rooker, formerly an emi twice with the poker on the head, nent grocer in Fleet Itreet, by and then with a knife cut his whose means the fhocking murder throat. This done, he returned of the two parish girls, related at to his bed -fellow, whom he both large in our last volume, came to left and found asleep, and lay till light, was found near his house the usual hour of rising, and then at Ealing with his throat cut, and they both went down (tairs toge- his body terribly mangled, fupporther, with the porter, without fuf- ed by himself; he having lost his picion ; and, that in the confufion, senses immediately on the execuafter the discovery of the murder, tion of the mother and daughter he went into Murcott's room, and concerned in that murder, through took out of his breeches pocket, a violent affection for the latter, three guineas and a half, and also whom he at first imagined his intel. took a small trunk belonging to ligence could no way affect. the lady's woman, broke it open,

The right hon, the lord and flung it into the coal-hole, to mayor gave a ball and supper induce the servants to think that to his royal highness the duke of the murderer was a thief, who had York; at which were present the broke into the house, with intent two princes of Mecklenburgh, to rob it. He was but twenty many of the foreign ministers, upyears old.

wards of a hundred of the nobility, Being a very clear day, a gen a larger number of the gentlemen tleman at Wentworth procured of the house of commons, fevena circular piece of ice of two feet teen of the aldermen, and many nine inches diameter, and five in- ladies of quality, and persons ches thick, which he reduced to the of great distinction. form of a lens; and having abont per consisted of three tables, two noon exposed it to the sun, the rays of an hundred and seventy covers

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4th.

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