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fendant, having received information THE 'he Dutch ship the Vryheid, from that the office of Landing Surveyor at

Amiterdam for the Cape and Ba- Plymouth was vacant, wrote to Mr. A. tavia, laden with stores, and having offering to give him 2000l. if he would 380 foldiers and passengers on board, procure him the place, and propofing was lost on Monday near Hythe. Only to enter into a bond to any amount to 12 persons were saved. It appears, keep the matter secret.—The defendthat upwards of 450 persons have lost ant suffered judgment to go by default, their lives by this melancholy event. and the Court sentenced him to be Many women were thrown on thore confined three months in the Marshalsea whole bodies were perfectly naked. It prison, and to pay a fine of 100l. appears that it is customary with Dutch One Johnson, a smuggler, who was women, at sea, to undress themselves in confined in the Fleet Prison on a ca. time of danger.

pital charge, effected his escape. About 27.. About nine in the morning, four years since, this man and another Captain William Codiing, late of the made their escape from the New Jail brig Adventure, condemned to death in the Borough, where they were confor the crime of attempting to defraud fined for obstructing fome Revenue the Underwriters, by Icuttling and en. Othcers: in the New Jail they predeavouring to link that veffel, was con. sented piltols to the keeper, and hav, ducted out of the gaol of Newgate, to ing gained the outer door, mounted proceed to undergo the last extremity horses, which were in readiness, and of his sentence at the Docks at Wap rode off. At the time of the expedi. ping.- The cart was covered with tion to the Helder, Johnson made a black; he ascended it with much firm. tender of his services to Government : ness and fortitude, and all the way to his knowledge of the Dutch coast the place of execution was devoutly' en. (from his Imuggling connexions) was gaged in prayer.--He was accompanied thought of consequence, and his offer by the Clerk to the Ordinary of New was accepted : his conduct in this fergate.--The convict appeared about 40 vice procured him the favour of leyears of age, of middle stature, and of veral of the Ex Ministers, and of Sir a florid and prepoffesfing countenance. Ralph Abercrombie in particular, --After hanging the usual time, the About six months ago, he was lodged body was put in a fhell, and landed at in the Fleet Prison for debts to the Wapping New Stairs, in order to be amount of 11,000l. Some of the Redelivered to his friends. The banks of venue Oficers from Suflex, about a the River were thronged, and every fortnight since, came to fee him in the throud and yard of the ships within Fleet: they recognized him; and (wore view of the execution were crowded he was at the head of the party of with spectators.

fmugglers who, in June last, kept the 28. As a foreign Gentleman was Revenue Officers at Southwould in driving his curricle in Hyde Park, the custody, while others of their party traces broke, and the animals taking made off with their smuggled goods. fright. ran furiously with the curricle On being examined by the Lord Mayor, into the Serpentine River, where they be was ordered to be detained for a cagot to the depth of seven fect in the pital felony; but Johnson, a second water. The groom had jumped out of time, eficcted his escape by cutting the curricle: but the owner was in im. away the upper pannels of his prison minent danger of his life, when a door. He clinibed over the wall which fpectator plunged into the rirer, and furrounds the prison, notwithstanding caught hold of the skirts of his coat. its great height, and the arrangement Both the ho: ses were drowned. of the spikes, with facility, by means

29. In the Court of King's Bench, of a rope-ladder, and instantly rode off a pe: son named Hamlin, a tin.man at on a horse in waiting for him at Fleet. Plyinouth, was brought up to receive market. He had previously sent uut fentence, having been prosecuted hy of the Fleet his papers and linen. the Attorney General for attempting A reward of sool. is offered for his to, bribe the Right Hon. Henry Ad- apprehension ; but he has reached dington. It appeared, that the de France.


to recover.

Dec. 1. As some men were repair 13. At night, a poft-chaise driver ing a pump belonging to the Boy and coming from Dartford with a return Cup public house, in Lobster-lane, Nor- chaise, drove into the water at Westwich, they discovered, 27 feet below minster-bridge, to wash the horses; but the surface on one side of the well, a the tide being high and on the return, Gothic entrance, and a room, ten feet forced the horses and coach through by eight, which probably belonged to

one of the arches. A failor, who was a monastery.

an infide passenger, and the post-boy, A few days ago, as Mary Wills, a were with difficulty, faved by some little girl about eleven years old, was

watermen. One of the horses was working a spinning-jenny, in a woollen drowned. manufactory at Plymouth, a spike of 14. At Bow-street, Hatfield was the devil caught a finger of her right brought up for examination : at his hand, and before it could be stopped, request, his irons were taken off.tore off a!! the fingers, finews, and Mr. Taunton, Solicitor for the bank. muscles of her right arm, up to the el. ruptcy, produced the Gazette where bow, and broke the bones. The arm it was recorded on the 15th of June was amputated, and the child is likely last; and the Chancellor's order for

extending the time of appearance to Harfield, the Impostor, has been the 18th of September ; but itated, that taken at a ho're called the Lamb and he did not appear : he also produced Flag, about seventeen miles from Swan a bill of exchange for zol. drawn in lea. He went to Builth, in Breck. the name of Hope, supposed to have nuckshire, on the irth inst, and at the been written and negociated by the inn met a Gentleman of the town, to prisoner. A copy of the register of whom he had a year and a half since the prisoner's marriage, under ihe name made himself known as a Captain in of A. A. Hope, with the Beauty of The Navy, They spent the evening in Buttermere, was likewise produced. great conviviality at the inn, and Bac The prisoner was very reserved in his ħeld prevailed on his guest to give him replies; and on his complaining of cash for a bill on his banker, in Lon.

the inconvenience of his fituation, don :-in the morning, he faw himself Mr. Taunton said he would undertake advertised in the papers, and decamp

to allow him a guinea and a half per ed without the ceremony of a reck. week, for the presenc.

He was reoning

manded to Bridewell. 9. One Gibbs, a dyer', in Maiden 16. In the Court of Common Pleas, lane, carrying home a pint of porter,

a cause of some intereit was tried, on Hippe! down, and, falling with his account of its being one of the tranf. head on the pewter pot, was killed on

actions in which Hatfield was con

cerned. The plaintiff, Mr. Nucella, A Lady, named Stratton, lately died is a merchant in the City, and the des aa Winwick, Huntingdon hire, in the fendant, a Mr. Denys, a merchant, at 107th year of her age; the retained the Tiverton. Hatfield having become acfull potfellion of all her faculties for quainted with the defendant, pre. some time after her hundreth year.

vailed on him to enter into partnerthip An arrangement has been made by with him, and thortiy after H. having the Excile Office, in virtue of a former come to London, formed an acquaintAct of Parliament; by which all pub. ance with the plainciff, and induced licans are to make an entry of the him to transfer soool. Three per Cents. casks, &c. in which they deposit their to the credit of Messrs. Denys, of mait liquors; and the brewers are in Tiverton. The Jury found a verdict future to be placed in a situation for the plaintiff for 3661!. 175. 6d. besimilar to the distillers, by being ob- ing the value of the principal at the liged to send permits with each deli. tiine of the transfer, and the interest very of porter, &c.

thereon. Revenue.--Account of the Total Net By letters from Dublin of the 4th, Produce of all the Permanent Taxes, it appears that the tempestuous weain the years ending the soth of Oct. 1801 ther of Wednesday and Thuriday se'nand 1802 relpectively :- In the year night, and the unremitting rains, had ended soth of O&. 1801, 22,936.4091. produced disastrous consequences near 145. 14d.-In the year ended iothoá. the metropolis. Several walls and 1892, 25,799,4881. 143.04.

other works had been materially in.


the spot.

jured by the food; and the roads near person to be appointed Carpenter, who Belfait were so much inundated, as to has not ferved a regular apprenticeship prevent the mails from proceeding: to a Shipwright, and for the pace of The bridges of Ringlend, Lucan, and two years after the apprenticelhip as Celbridge, have been destroyed; and Carpenter's Mate, or Carpenter's Crew, many other accidents have arisen from on board nis Majeity's chips, or in his the lame cause in various parts of the dock-yards, and produce a certificate country.

from the Master Shipwright, of his Mr. Bellamy, an Officer of the army, being properly qualified, &c.; and convicted of forgery in Ireland, has each of thele persons must produce been executed.

certificates of their good conduct, beThe Admiralty Board having disco fore they can be considered eligible to vered, during the late visitation of the receive an appointment. dock-yards, that persons had contrived Cancers :-Olive oil boiled in a tin. to get appointed as Warrant Officers on ned vellel, at three or four short inboard some of his Majesty's ships, who tervals, until it assumes the consistence had not been brought up in the navy: of a salve, is used with great fuccess in their Lordihips have therefore etiab, Turkey, in the cure of cancers :-the lished the following regulations, to be part is rubbed with the ointment. observed as part of the Standing Or In cases of a bite from any poisonous ders of the navy :-No person to be animal, it is recommended to bind the appointed a Purier, who has not served part above the wound with theet-lead, two years as Secretary or Clerk to a and to ule volatile alkali. LunarFlag Oficer, or Captain's Clerk of his caustic, or the oxide of filver from the Majesty's thips.-No person to be ap nitrous acid, is a certain and effectual pointed Gunner, who has not been antidote, as when mixed with the venom rated a Petty Officer of some descrip- of the viper, it renders it innocent. tion, for the space of two years out of At a Special Seslions, lately hoiden in the four years necellary to be served, Halifax, a cause was tried between a before he can be examined. No per. Clergyman and the keeper of a tollfon to be appointed Boatswain, who gate, wherein it was determined by has not served four years, two of which the Sitting Magistratem. That a Cier. must be in the capacity of boatswain's gyman, going on duty, is every where Mate, or Yeoman of the Sheets.- No exempt from the payment of toil."

MARRIAGES. T! HE Rev. Frederick Hotham, son of Stourton, fourth daughter of Lord

Baron Hotham, to Miss Hodges, of Sicurton. Hampitead-place, Kent.

William Squance, of Torrirgton, DeCaptain Jobo Giffard, of the roval von, esq. to Miss Read, of Porchetter navy, to Mils Carter, daughter of Sir Lodge, Hants. John Carter.

Sir Charles Anderson, hart, rector of Lord Southampton to Miss Seymour,

Lee, in Lincolnthire, to Miss Fanny Nelsecond daughter to Lord R. Seymour.


Lieutenant-Colonel GR. Aindlie to Joseph Weld, eiq. to Mits Charlotte Miss Neville.



17. At Frosenden, in the county of A? Stamfordham, aged 69, William Suffolk, the Rev. Christopher Smear. Scutt, M. D. one of the coroners for 19:

Mrs. Naude, of Wensley, widow the county of Northumberland.

of Thomas Maude, elq. of the same 13. Ribert Alderley, esq. one of the place. benchers the Temple.

Mr. John Homer, of Bucklersbury. 15. At Kendall, Mr. George Rom

Mir. Burton, of Portman-itreet, ney, the celebrated painter. (in ac. Portman-inuare, in his 68th year. count of this Gentleman in our rext.) Rowles Scudamore, elq justice of peace

Lately, Mr. Robert Nathaniel Dyer, for the courty et Glouceiter, and the oldlieutenant in the royal navy,

est barrister in England, in his gıt year.



At Ashe, near Overton, Hants, Benja. 7. At Buckingham, Mrs. Thomas, min Langlois, esq. of Cork-lireet. relict of Benjamin Thomas, elq. late John Charles Berthon, efq.

marshall of the King's Bench prison. At Newbury, J. Merriman, erg. Mr. James Stewart, writer, at Edinaged 56.

burgh, in his 85th year. 24 Mr. J. Lightfoot, itock broker. 9. John Simpson, efq. of Launde *25. Mr. John Hepworth, of York, Abbey, Leicestershire. one of the theriffs of that city.

Lately, at Warrington, Mr. Thomas Edward Hussey Montagu, carl of Beau. Lowndes. lieu. He was born in the year 1720, 10. Dr. John Butler, bishop of Here. married, in 1745, Ilahella, dutcheis dow. ford, in his 85th year. ager of Manchester, by whom he had two 11. William Frazer, esq. in his 75th children, both fince dead.

year, who held the office of under secre29. Ac Bath, Thomas Williams, tary of state from 1765 to 1789. esq. of Temple House, Berks, M. P. for Lady Dundas, relict of Sir Lawrence Great Marlow.

Dundas, and mother of Lord Dundas. 30. At Cardigan, Mr. Edward Sa. 12. At Hertford, Charles Townley, yage, late of Bristol,

efq. aged 57. DEC. 1. Mr. John Reynolds, brother 13.

At Chelsea, Captain Thomas to Mr. Reynolds, the dramatist.

Baillie, late clerk of the deliveries of his At Bath, Helen, countess of Selkirk. Majelty's ordnance, and formerly lieute.

Mr. Egerton Hammerton, late of Li nant governor of Greenwich Hospital. verpool.

14. At Camberwell, Mrs. Dodd, wife At Weston House, near Guildford, of the Rev. Richard Dodd, rector of CowWilliam Man Godschall, justice of peace ley, Middlelex. for Surrey, in his 820 year.

Stainy Brookfbank, esq. Chesterfield. 2. At Oundle, t]mer Pywell, esq. late street, May-tair. a lieutenant in the navy.

At Leith Terrace, Mr.William Woods, 3. At Bath, Sir Thomas Fletewood, Jate of the Theatre Royai, Edinburgh. bart. of Martin Sands, Chethire.

He performed leveral years on the Edin4. Alexander Dyer, esq. of Tillygreig. burgh ftage, both tragedy and comedy,

5. Richard Ayton Lee, efq. of Ingoldi- with great applaule. thorpe, in the county of Norfolk.

15. William Biddle, efq. of Welt. 6. Mr. Roger Kemble, in his 82d year. Square. Very early in life he ventured upon thea 16. John Hunter, efq. a director of the trical boards. He married Mils Ward, East India Company. the daughter of Mr. Ward, a contempo Lately, at Fairview, in Ireland, in his rary with Quin, on the Lyndon hage, g6th year, the Rev. Robert Henry, fiftyand who afterwards became the Mavager seven years minifter of the dissenting conof a very respectable provincial company gregation of Castledawton. of performers. By this Lady, who has 19. At Acton, in his Soth year, Sa. the misfortune of seeing her venerable muel Wegg, esq. fenior bencher of alsociate in life drop into the grave before Gray's-inn, vice-president of the Royal her, he had a numerous train of children, Society, and justice of peace for Middleto whom he gave all the advantages of sex and Ellex. education, which it was in his power At Plumstead, in his 67th year, Lieu. to beltow, and whom he had the pleasure tenant-General William Johnstone, of of seeing arrive at an height of fame and the royal artillery, fortune, by the fair exertion of induitry 27. Thomas Cadell, esq. alderman of and genius. Nir. R. Kemble poflefled London for the ward of Walbrock, and a very good underitanding, and was well many years an eminent bookleller in the acquainted with life. lie was a l'espect- Suand. abie actor, ihough he never appeared more than once on a London Hage, when

DEATHS ABROAD. he performed The Milier of Mansfield, in Sept. 20. At Jamaica, Captain the aymarket Theatre, for the benefit Bartlet, commanding the royal volunof his con Stephen, and displayed good lenie and unuttected humour,


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