children's stays, fire-engines, china for some time subject to very burware, lilk and cotton velvets, thensome taxes: and as our trade gauze, pewterers hollow-ware, has for some years been on the de. linseed oil, glue, lawns, cam. cline, and is now particularly una bricks, filks of all kinds for gar der great embarrassments, and burments, malc liquors and cheese. thened with heavy impofitions, our And that a subscription for this medium very scarce, and the baend be and hereby is recommended lance of trade greatly against this to the several inhabitants and country: houshoulders of the town; and that We, therefore, the subscribers, John Rowe, Esq. Mr. William being sensible that it is absolutely Greenleafe, Melatiah Bourne, Esq. necessary, in order to extricate us Mr. Samuel Auftin, Mr. Edward out of these embarralled and difPayne, Mr. Edmund Quincy, Ter- tressed circumstances, to promote tius Joho Ruddock, Esq. Jona- industry, economy, and manu. than Williams, Efo. Joshua Hen- factures among ourselves, and by Maw, Efq. Mr. Henderson Inches, this means prevent the unnecessary Mr. Solomon Davis, Joshua Win- importation of European commoNow, Esq. and Thomas Culhine, dities, the excessive use of which Efq. be a committee to prepare threatens the country with poverty a form for subscription, to report and ruin, do promise and engage, the same as foon as possible; and to and with each other, that we also to procure subscriptions to the will encourage the use and con. same.

sumption of all articles manufac. And whereas it is the opinion tured in any of the British Ame. of this town, that divers new ma. rican colonies, and more especial. nufactures may be set up in Ame- ly in this province; and that we rica, to its great advantage, and will not, from and after the 31st some others carried to a greater of December next ensuing, pus. extent, particularly those of glass chase any of the following articles and paper :

imported from abroad, viz. loaf. Therefore voted, that this town sugar, and all the other articles will, by all prudent ways and enumerated above. means, encourage the use and con- And we further agree, strictly sumption of glass and paper made to adhere to the late regulation rein any of the British American co- specting funerals, and will not use lonies, and more especially in this any gloves but what are manu. province.

factured here, nor procure any new Then the meeting adjourned till garments, upon such an occasion, three o'clock in the afternoon; but what shall be absolutely neces. when the committee, appointed in fary. the forenoon to prepare a form for The above report having been subscription, reporied as follows: considered, the question was put,

Whereas this province labours whether the same shall be accept under a heavy debt, incurred in ed? Voted unanimously in the af. the course of the late war; and the firmative. inhabitants by this means must be The representatives of the town

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have made humblé, application to A general bill of all the chriften. his excellency the governor, that ings and burials from December he will convene the general afsem. 16, 1766; to December 153 bly as soon as may be

1767. . ' WILILAM COOPER,Town-Clark. Married lately, Mr. Christian Christened

Buried Westress, jeweller, in Weft.Itreet, Males 8211. Males 11306 Seven-dials, aged 40, to Mrs. Su. Females 7769 Females 11306 sannah Newbury; of Monmouthstreet, aged 89.

In all 15980 In all 22612 Mr. William Robinson, surveyor to the city hospitals, who Increased in the burials this year; died lately, has left to Christ's

1299. hospitals 2000l. to St. Bartholomew's hospital 2000l. to Bethlem Died under two years of age 7668 hospital 2000l. to St. Luke's hof • Between 2 and 5 1821 pitál 2000l, to the city of London

5 and 10 765 lying-in-hospital in Aldersgate.

i 10 and 20 787 ftreet 2000l. and to Raine's hofpi- '

20 and 20 1899 tal, for the apprenticing of girls;

30 and 40 2145 2000l, as also zool. to the charity.

40 and 50 2376 school of Bread street and Cord

50 and 60 1858 wainers ward, for which he also in

60 and 70 1669 his life-time built a school-house,

70 and 80 1083 which cost him upwards of

80 and 90 476 Ipool..

go and 100 60 Died at Groningen, in Holland, Abel Gerbrands, a wheelright, at

102 the age of 118 years, two months;

103 and ten days. · Mr. Simon Gilliwray; at St. Kilda, in the 113th year of his age, who never was out of the illand.

At Poplar, Mrs. Mary Thomas, Supplement to the bills of births, Sc. aged 102 years.

for the year 1766, at the end of cut In Ireland, Darby Neale, aged , Chronicle for laft year. 117 years.

Thomas Probyn, of Coninsbury The number of deaths at Vehospital in Hereford; aged 103 nice from the 28th of Feb. '1766, years.

to the 28th of February this year, Margaret Edwards; of Besteish was 5171; and that of births 4984; in Montgomery mire, aged 118 so that the deaths exceeded the years.

births by 187. The foundling Mr. William Maslinger, former. children brought to the hospital of ly a coachmaker in Gray's-inn. piety; during the same term; alanej aged 102 years.

mounted to 204.




22612 Bills of births, &c. for the year lately published, there were then 1767.

in this kingdom 1,127,938 men

and boys, and, 1,255,175 women Paris. Born 19749. Deaths and girls; in all 2,313,123 persons. 19875. Increased in births this The number of noblemen was year 976. Increased in deaths 10,045. The clergy, with the i81.

schools and colleges, amounted to Amsterdam. Births 4908. 4488, or including their wives Deaths 6999. Increased in the and children, 18,197. And the births 361. Decreased in the number of those who had a righe deaths 272.

of freedom in cities and towns, Copenhagen. Births in this was 162,888. It appeared there city amounted to 2957, the deaths had been an increase of 2773 inha. to 3361, and the marriages to 909. bitants since the year 1758. In the duchy of Schleswig the births were 6971, and the deaths 6384. In the dutchy of Holstein BIRTHS for the year 1767. the births were 4771; and the deaths 3736.

Jan. 14. Great Dutchess of Tuf. Turin. Born in this city 1548

cany, of a princess. boys, and 1408 girls, in all 2956:

16. Lady Bellasyse, of a And the number of deaths was

daughter." 5980, viz, 935 men, 886 women, _Countess of Harbo1169 boys, and 2990 girls. The

rough, of a son. number of inhabitants in the city, 23. Countess of Suffolk, of a suburbs, and territories of Turin,

daughter. was computed to be 79,818 ; of

Lady Čatharine Dubois, whom 41,807 were men and boys,

daughter to the late and 38,011 of the other sex.

earl of Anglesea, of Brunswick. Births 1241. Deaths

a son. 1022.

Lady of the bishop of Births, marriages, and burials

Śt. Davids, of a in the city of Darham for 1767,

daughter. were as follow: Christenings, Feb. 6. Countess of Shannon, of males 77, females 72, in all 149.

a daughter. Marriages 65. Buried, males 79,

Lady of Sir Edw. Swina females 76, in all 155.

burn of Capheaton, At Whitby, last year, there

Bart, of her fifth son. were christened 298, buried 177

Lady Halkerton; wife to and married 55.

the Hon. Anthony In the city of Chester, last year,

Browne, of a daugh. there were 351 christenings, 143

ter. marriages, and 367 burials. De. 24. Countess of Buckingcreased in christenings, 18. In

hamshire of a daugh. creased in burials, 17. Decreased in marriages, 10.

March 7. Lady Lambton of a son: Stockholm. According to a • Lady of Sir G. Robina calculation made in 1760; and

fon, Bart. of a fons

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22. Lady Grosvenor, of a 24. Lady of Lord Viscount .. , fon and heir.

Weymouth, of a April 1. Lady Elizabeth Wemyss,

daughter. of a son.

Aug. 3. Lady of Sir John Webb, 3. Lady Viscountess Hin

of a son. chinbrook, of a son,

20. The Right Hon. the 11. Lady Garlies, of a daugh.

Marchioness of Ta. i ter.

vistock, of a son. Countess of Donegal,

Lady of the Earl of
of a daughter.

Louth, in Ireland, of
Lady of Sir James Cald.

a daughter.
.. wel, Bart. of a son.

Lady of Lord George
May 5. Lady of the Hon. and

Sackville, of a son
Rév. Mr. Digby, of

and heir.
si a daughter.

Sept. 23. Lady of Lord Forbes, 13. Counters of Errol, of a

of a son.
son and heir.

Lady of Sir Wm. Og.
Lady of Sir Thomas

lander, of a fon.
Bingham, of a son. : : oat, 4. Lady of Sir Jacob Wolfe,
24. Countess of Dundonald,

of a daughter. of a son. .

16. Lady of Sir Digby Le.
31. Lady of Lord Willough.

gard, of a son.
by de Brooke, of a • Lady of Lord Clifford,

of a sona
Princess of Brazil, of a 21. Lady of the Earl of

Cork and Orrery, of
June 7. Lady Viscountess Clan.

a fon. william, of a daughter.

Lady Albroke, of a 15. Lady of Sir Gervas Clif

: ton, Bart, of a fon.

Lady of Lord Archibald
Lady Mary Walker, of

Hamilton, of a - fon
..- a daughter.

and heir. Dutchess of Athole, of

Lately, the Lady of Şir , a fon.

Walter Blount, of a : 21. Lady of Sir Thomas

son and heir. '. Broughton, of a son.

28. Princess Louisa, fifter : Lady of Sir Brooke

to the King of Denc' Bridges, of a son.

mark, and consort of July 7. Lady of Sir George Ar. ,

Prince Charles of i mitage of a daughter.

Hesse Caffel, of a . 13. Lady of the Hon. Col.

Fitzroy,of a daughter. Nov. 2. Her Majesty delivered
Lady of the Bishop of

of a prince.
Elphin, in Ireland,

3. The Lady of the Hon.
of a son.

Mr. Fox, of a daugh.
Countess of Darnley, in

ter, at Ld. Holland's . Ireland, of a son,

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besides a great joinof three fons.

ture on the death of Lady of the Hon. Ed.

her mother, and a ward Bouverie, of a.

large estate on the son.

demise of an uncle.' Dec. 4. Countess of Egmont, of March 3. The Earl of Eflex, to a daughter.

Miss Bladon.
Countess of Dartmouth,

Hon. John Byng, son of a son.

of the late Lord Tor12. Dutchess of Beaufort, of

rington, to the eldest a son.

daughter of Capt. 18. Countess of Portsmouth,

Forrest of the Navy. of a son.

20. Duke of Buccleugh, to Lady of the Right Hon.

Lady Betty Monta. Lord Howe, of a

gue. daughter.

Sir Jeffery Amherst, to Countess of Ancram,

Miss Cary, daughter of a daughter.

to Gen. Cary, Lately, Marchioness of Lothian, April 2, Sir John Eden, Bart, to of a daughter.

Miss Johnson. · Countess of Selkirk, of 16. Earl of Barrymore, to a son,

Lady Amelia Stan. Dutchess of Leinster, of , hope, daughter to the a son.

Earl of Harrington. 30. Lady Viscountess Towns. May 1o. The Earl of Anglesea, - hend, of a son, at the

to the Hon. Mifs LyCastle of Dublin.

telton, only daugha Lady Molyneaux, in

ter of Lord Lyttel. . Dublin, of a son.

ton. 28. Lord Burghersh, eldest

son to the Earl of Westmoreland, to Laa

dy Susan Gordon. MARRIAGES, 1767

Sir Charles Cope, Bart, to

Miss Bishop, daugh. Jan. 1, Col. Ligonier, nephew

ter of Sir Cecil Bio of Earl Ligonier, to

shop, Miss Pitt, daughter to 30. The Hon. Wm. Craven, George Pitt, Esq.

nephew to Lord Cram Embassador at Turin.

ven, to Lady Betty Feb. 25. The Earl of Strath.

Berkely, fifter to the more, to Miss Bowes

Earl of Berkeley. of Durham, the rich June 1. The Right Hon. 'Lord eft heiress in Europe ;

Waltham, to Mife her present fortune is

Coe. one million, and for. . 14, The Hon. Mr. Damer, ty thousand pounds;

eldest son of Lord Mil.


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