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Monday, July 24th, 1786.




THURSDAY's POST.
From the LONDON GAZETTE, July 18.
WHITEHALL, July 14.

A Convention for carrying into effect the removal of the English settlers on the Spanish Continent in America, to the district described in the sixth article of the late Definitive Treaty between his Majesty and the King of Spain; for a further extension of the limits of that district; and for additional privileges to be allowed to the British subjects there, was signed this day, by the Marquis of Carmarthen, his Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for foreign affairs, on the one part, and by the Chevalier Don Bernado del Campo, Minister Plenipotentiary from his Catholic Majesty, on the other.

BANKRUPTS.-Thomas West, of Brentford, Middlesex, felt-maker- Edw. Baldwin, of St.James's-market; butcher.- Edward Anderson, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, merchant.- Rich. Braithwaite, of Swansea, Glamorganshire, timber-merchant. -Christopher Penny White, of Colchester, innholder.- Wm. Lewis Millett, of Ilminster, Somerset, shopkeeper.




FOREIGN NEWS.

VENICE, June 13. An express arrived here last Sunday from the Chevalier Emo, with the particulars of the three last attacks upon Sfax ; according to which that town is almost entirely destroyed, and a vast number of the inhabitants killed.
UTRECHT, July 10. The herring fishery, it is said, brings in to the province of Holland alone three millions of florins annually.




LONDON, TUESDAY, July 18.

It is said his Majesty means to review the fleet next month at Spithead, and that Lord Howe has received orders accordingly.
The East-India Company will have, by the conclusion of the present year, upwards of an hundred ships in their service, in carrying on the trade from Europe to India. As these ships carry on an average 100 sailors each, here is a nursery for 10,000 seamen.
Yesterday about five o'clock in the afternoon, five pleasure boats sailed from Blackfriars-bridge, for a silver cup and cover, given by Mr. Barrat, valued. at £25.-They were to sail within a cable's length of Putney-bridge, go round a stationary wherry, and come in at Vauxhall-stairs. The prize was with great difficulty won by the Prince of Wales cutter, the property of Mr. Condron.
The inhabitants of the world are supposed, according to the most probable calculations, to amount to about seven hundred and seventy-five millions and three hundred thousand souls.- Of these the arbitrary governments command seven hundred and forty-one millions and eight hundred thousand;· and the free ones (including ten millions of free Indians) only thirty-three millions, and five hundred thousand; and of these few, so large a portion as twelve millions and five thousand are subjects or descendants of the British empire : that is, upwards by some millions of the third part of all the free men in the world. On the whole, human slaves are three and twenty times more numerous than men enjoying, in any tolerable degree, the rights of human nature.
Several gentlemen, inhabitants of Bristol, have engaged to make up a purse from 100 to 1000 guineas, for the purpose of matching one Ward, a noted fighting butcher there, against the celebrated Johnson, who lately fought and conquered at Barnet. They have also sent a challenge to the latter, for the former to fight him when he pleases. Johnson accepted it, but desired to know in what manner they meant that Ward and he should engage, whether on the stage or on the turf. Answer to which was, "that as Ward gave the challenge, he left Johnson the choice;" whose friends have called a council of war on the occasion. By this the Bristol people not only seem confident in the success of their favourite, but have politely reduced boxing challenges to the etiquette of duelling.
Yesterday se'nnight the following melancholy circumstance happened at a sale at Boxford-mill, in Berkshire. Some bottles of different sorts of liquor being produced, one, which was supposed to contain wine from the brightness of its colour, was opened, and the contents handed to some of the company; four persons drank of it, all of whom were soon afterwards taken violently ill, and one of them, Joseph Benham, a butterman, died soon after; the other three continue in a most dangerous situation. The liquor was found to be a solution of arsenick, prepared for the purpose of poisoning rats.
Saturday last an over-driven ox ran from the Borough, and passing through St. George's Fields, crossed Westminster-bridge, from whence he went along Parliament-street, Charing Cross, Pall-mall, St. James's-street, Old Bond-street, and Berkeley-square, where he napped, and seemed at last, from excess of fatigue, to be quiet. Several persons, however, were tossed and dangerously gored by him. Miss Jefferies, one of the Maids of Honour to the Queen, was tossed by him in Old Bond-street, where a Mr. Kelly, foreman to a wax-chandler in Piccadilly, was killed. The beast ran at him with such fury, that he beat in two rails in the iron Pallisadoes, against which Mr. Kelly stood, fractured his skull, and shattered the whole frame of his body in such a manner that he expired yesterday morning. The lady is very ill through the fright, but happily received no hurt, though she lay prostrate on the ground, and the bullock walked over her. On his way down Hay-hill, he was interrupted by a coach, which he tore to pieces with his horns, so that the traces were obliged to be cut to save the horses. A rope was got over his horns in Berkeley Square, by which he was managed till driven home to the owner in Whitechapel. One child is said to be killed on the spot in Lambeth, and several others very much hurt.
The wretch, who some time since murdered the unfortunate Mr. Burt, surgeon, of Godstone, in Surrey, hanged himself a few days ago in the New Jail in the Borough.



SATURDAY's POST.
SCOTLAND.
EDINBURGH, July 15.

THE herrings are so plenty upon the east coast, that 12 boats took 50 tons and upwards on Wednesday night, between Eymouth and Berwick. The prospect is greater than it has been for many years.




COUNTRY NEWS.

GLOUCESTER, July 18. In the excellent charge given at our quarter-sessions on Tuesday last, the Chairman said, he had been assured by Ministry, that a thousand convicts were shortly to be sent off to cultivate some part of the world, at present inhabited by savages.
In one hamlet upon the Hills, which contains not more than six or seven farm houses, the charge of apprehending the fathers of bastard children seldom amounts to less than £35 a year, and this year it is likely to be more.




LONDON, THURSDAY, July 20.

Yesterday Sir Harbord Harbord, Member for Norwick, Sir John Buisey Delaval, Member for Berwick, and Sir Guy Carleton, were created Peers of Great- Britain. and kissed his Majesty's hand on the occasion.
Sir Harbord Harbord's title, we are informed, is Lord Suffel; and Sir Guy Carleton's Lord Dorchester.
On the 11th day of next month his Grace the Duke of Bedford will come of age, and enter into possession of £76,000. per ann.
A plan is now laying before Government relative to the future maintenance and employment of the parish poor throughout the kingdom, the whole management whereof is intended to be taken into the hands of Administration, and a bill for that purpose will be one of the public acts of the Minister the next session, the late bill for regulating parish officers, &c. having been only a prelude to one on a larger scale.
We hear that same very strong measures are immediately to be adopted for the further prevention, if not total annihilation of smuggling. One of these is said to be, that every shipmaster must make oath, before the British Consul at the port where he loads, as to the contents of his cargo; and, in case this report does not correspond with the cargo when delivered, a very severe penalty is to be imposed, besides confiscation of the goods.
Oaksey Estate was sold by private contract the evening before the day of sale for £44,000.- There were sixteen gentlemen of the law sent up to London, from different parts of the country, to bid for it.-The price of land is rising rapidly.
A letter, received yesterday from Boulogne, contains the following remarkable passage :-" I was present with the Hon. Capt. T- S. and two other English officers, when the King of France visited Cherbourg the 23d of Iast month, and afterwards went with his suite to Harve de Grace, where the Duke of Richmond was presented to the French Monarch, and honoured with a seat at the King's table-at dinner, which, in consequence of the business of the day, was not served till eight in the evening.
"Louis XVI. attended the next morning at high mass, and was afterwards at the launching of a frigate, which was called by his name. The Duke was also present upon the occasion, and received the most flattering marks of royal attention."
We are told in the Memoirs of Eradut Khan, a nobleman of Hindostan, that Jehaundar Shaw, grandson of the great Aurungzebe, who succeeded to the throne of the Mogul empire in 1712, settled on his favourite mistress, Lall Koor, who had been a public courtezan, an annual stipend of two crores of rupees [about two millions sterling] for her houshold expences only, exclusive of her clothes and jewels !- A sum superior to the establishment of all the Queens Consorts of Europe put together.
A new mail coach has beep started on the Bath road, made on a new principle, much approved of both for lightness, ease, and safety.
Yesterday as the heavy Cambridge coach was coming to town with 20 outside passengers, it broke down, by which accident one man was killed on the spot, and several bruised very much.
A correspondent wishes to caution the public, and in particular the unwary countryman, against the various frauds and deceptions beginning to be practised by the needy and artful LOTTERY ADVENTURERS in LONDON AND OTHER PLACES, against the drawing of the IRISH LOTTERY, and who the more securely and completely to plunder the public, employ tradesmen, &c. as venders in various country towns. Surely nothing but infatuation, or the extremest avarice, can induce reputable shopkeepers to be the tools of there miscreants.- Does not almost every town and village furnish innumerable instances of people who were duped last year out of their money for policies, &c. issued by men discharged from the hulks on the Thames, the King's Bench, and Fleet Prison, &c ?
PREFERRED,] The Rev. Samuel Glasse, D.D. F.R.S. and Chaplain in Ordinary to his Majesty, is presented by Sir James Tylney Long. Bart. to the rectory of Wanstead, in Essex.
MARRIED.] - Monday, the Rev. Henry Davis, of Cerne, to Miss Shuttleworth, daughter of the Rev. Digby Shuttleworth, of Sherborne, Dorset.
DIED.]- Monday, at Melksham, Mr. James Ferry, late an eminent silk-mercer of Bath.




MONDAY's POST.
(By Express from London)
From the LONDON GAZETTE, July 22.
BANKRUPTS - Wm. Potter, of Morpeth, Northumberland, cheese-monger.- Stephen Featherstone, of Esingwold [?], Yorkshire, butter factor.- William Taylor, of Mint-street, Southwark, dealer in spirituous liquors. - Rob. Staintan, of Isleworth, in Middlesex, higler.




LONDON, SATURDAY EVENING, July 22.

It is said that there have been three expresses from Mr. Eden within the last ten days; and the report further says, that matters are coming to such a crisis, respecting the Commercial Treaty with France, as must soon terminate in, the most successful conclusion of that business.
The negociation on foot between the English and French East-India Companies, is entirely broken off. owing to the extravagant demands of the French Company.
Lord Apsley, son of Earl Bathurst, has got the reversionary grant of one of the Tellers of the Exchequer.
Yesterday 70 beautiful horses of the stud of the Prince of Wales were brought to town from Newmarket to Tattersal's, for sale by public auction.
We are informed, that the affairs of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales are in a fair train of being adjusted by a set of gentlemen, who have, with trusty patriotic zeal, stepped forth in the most honourable manner, to rescue his Highness from that disagreeable predicament which he has been lately involved in.
Orders have been given from the Admiralty, for building six new ships of the line at the King's yards, viz. one of 90, and one of 74 guns, at Plymouth; one of 74guns at Portsmouth; one of 74 guns at Sheerness; and two of 74 guns at Deptford yard.
A draught of shipwrights is ordered to be made from the King's dock-yard at Portsmouth, to serve in his Majesty's dock-yard at Gibraltar.
The Lord Chancellor has given notice, that unless be finds a sensible recovery of health, he shall resign the seals as soon as he has given judgment in the suits now before the court.
A correspondent, who has just received letters from Piccardy, in France, states, that the caterpillars in that province prove at this moment as great a plague as the locusts did in Egypt. Every thing green is not only devoured by that nauseous vermin, but the very bark is eaten from the trees .
Among the many acts of Mr. Pitt, there is perhaps none which is more incompatible with the dignity of the Statute Books, or which is more likely to excite the risibility of the gravest lawyer, than the late act for imposing a stamp duty on perfumery. The schedule annexed to it contains a most curious catalogue of scents, odours, perfumes, and cosmetics, and they are so whimsically arranged, that the framers of the bill must have been in a merry mood when they made their selection- Bear's grease and bergamot, pearl powder and peach kernels are blended with Cyprian washballs, and Olympian dew. But what shall we say of the immaculate Minister who can so far forget the delicacy of the female sex, as to subject to the inspection of the exciseman, Miss in her Teens Water!

This morning was determined before Dr. Calvert, in the Commons, the suit between Mrs. Inglefield, and Captain Inglefield, her husband, when the Lady's innocence being fully proved, the Judge pronounced a decree, that he should take Mrs. Inglefield home, and treat her with matrimonial affection.
Yesterday morning died, at his house at Putney, the Right Hon. Lord Grantham.
This morning Catherine Hughes was tried for the murder of her sister, when, after a short examination of Sarah Hawkins, her sister, who proved several act of insanity, and on the testimony of Lewes Mendez, who deposed, that he had procured an order for her admission into the Lunatic Hospital prior to the Commission of the fact, of which she stood accused, the Jury, without going out of Court, pronounced her not Guilty.




HOME NEWS.
PORTSMOUTH, July 22;. Arrived the Hebe frigate, Captain Thornborough, from Plymouth.
Remain at Spithead his Majesty's ships Thisbe and Orestes.




WINCHESTER, JULY 22.

At our races on Tuesday last, the King's Plate was won by Mr. Bilson's br. horse Chance. beating Lord Vere's br. horse Challenger .-- The sweepstakes the same day was won by Mr. Tetherington's bay horse Marplot, beating four others.
Wednesday the City Purse of £50. was won by Sir John Lade's ch. horse Punch, beating two others. The same day the Subscription Plate of £50. was won by Lord Grosvenor's gr. horse Grantham, beating four others.
Thursday the Lady's Plate of £50. was won at three heats by Mr. Luttrell's b. gelding, beating four others. Same day a sweepstakes of 20 guineas each, was won by Sir F. Evelyn's ch. g. Prophet, beating four others.
Saturday last the grand match of cricket, Kent against all England, was played on Windmill Down, in this county, which was decided in favour of the latter.
At our Assizes, which begin on Tuesday next, before the Hon. Sir Beaumont Hotham, Knt. and the Hon. Sir Richard Perryn, Knt. the following prisoners are to take their trials :- John Hastings, and Geo. Edwards, for murder; Robert Brown, William Earls, James Coobes, and Benjamin Hard, for house-breaking; John Murphy, James M'Gee, and Luke Jones, for different for different highway-robberies; Edward Light, John Connor, John Bishop, Rob. Sheppard, Robert Dixon, Richard Taylor, Thomas Hinton, Thomas Broome, Matthew Broome, John Sheppard, Roger Hale, William Walker, and William Waller, for various other offences.




SALISBURY, JULY 24.

On the 14th instant the Rev. John, Fawcett, M.A Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, was presented to the vicarage of Milford, near Lymington; and the Rev. John Barwis, M.A. Fellow of the same Society, to the Rectory of Nighton, with the vicarage of Godshill in the Isle of Wight, both preferments in the gift of the: Provost and Fellows of the above mentioned College.

Monday morning was married, in London, the Right Hon. the Earl of Shaftesbury, to Miss Webb daughter of Sir John Webb.- And on Tuesday there were rejoicings and demonstrations of joy at Cranborne, Dorset, on the arrival of the news of their marriage.
On Thursday the 13th inst died at Devizes, in this county, after a severe illness, Mrs. Hughes, wife of Mr. William Hughes, of this place, attorney at law.
Friday the 14th instant died, after a long and tedious illness, at his mother's house in Brianstone-street, Marybone, Joseph Gulston, Esq. Member in the last Parliament for Poole, in Dorsetshire.

Tuesday se'nnight came on in Doctor's Commons, the cause between the vicar and parishioners of Longburton and Holnest, in Dorsetshire, respecting the right of the vicar to take the tythes in kind, which was determined in favour of the vicar, with costs, which it is supposed will amount to £500.
Yesterday se'nnight in the evening as Capt. Lindsay, of this city, was returning on foot from Standlynch, the seat of Henry Dawkins, Esq. he was assaulted at Charlton, by a man on horseback, who demanded his handkerchief, which being refused, he struck him a violent blow on the head, that laid him under the horse's feet in great danger, but at that instant Mr. Eastman, of Downton, coming up, rescued him, and the man rode off. Capt. Lindsay, however, having got a horse at Charlton, pursued and overtook him at Fordingbridge, where he, with difficulty, secured him, and the next day took him before Mr. Jervoise, of Britford, who committed him to Fisherton gaol. The man having on a light infantry cap, was at first suspected to be a deserter; bur it now appears that his name is Joseph Earley, of Kingston, near Ringwood; that he was much intoxicated at the time, and is a little disordered in mind.
The wheat harvest commenced last week at Stratford, Clarendon, and other places near this city, and in a few days will be general in all the neighbourhood. The crops of grain of all sorts were never known to be better than at present, and in many places they are remarkably great. A wheat field of about 500 acres, lately inclosed, near Andover, is supposed to have ten sacks of clean corn on an acre, and all the wheat in the parish is averaged at eight sacks per acre. Our hay harvest is almost finished ; the crops in general have been abundant, and very well ended. A water meadow, at Wen Harnham, of about eight acres and an half, has this season produced upwards of 30 tons of excellent hay.
We think it proper to observe, that in the charitable Donation Act lately passed, there is a clause compelling the officiating Minister in every Church or Chapel, the first Sunday on which Divine Service shall be by him therein performed, after the 31st of July instant, publickly to read the said act immediately after such service.
The road at the bridge near Gillingham, on the way to Wincanton, has been lately raised, so as effectually to remedy the distresses that have for many years arisen to travellers on the road in time of floods.
Saturday night last Mr. Butcher's house of Shurcott, in the parish of Pewsey, was broke open and robbed of sundry sorts of wearing apparel and other articles. The villains being disturbed made their escape out at the front door and through the garden, and in their hurry left a remarkable hat behind them, which, we hope, will lead to a discovery. ,.A few days before, Mr. Glass's house, their next neighbour, was broke open and robbed of bacon, cheese, bread, &c. supposed by the same persons..
Monday afternoon William Hooper, a pauper, in the work-house at Mere, in this county, got out of a window, and in the presence of a great many haymakers, in an open field, put an end to his existence by cutting his throat with a knife. The next day the coroner's inquest sat on the body, and brought in their verdict lunacy.
Last Thursday William Hill, weaver, was examined before the Right Hon. Lord William Seymour, and the Rev. John Rolt, two of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace, on the information of his late master Mr. Anstie, of Devizes, for embezzling and destroying sundry articles, the property of his said master, when, after a long examination, the proofs of his guilt being clearly ascertained, he was sentenced to three months imprisonment, and to be once publickly whipt. Mr. Anstie, through clemency, having recommended some mitigation of the punishment, the Justices were induced to dispense with the latter part of the sentence.
On Tuesday last John Carter, of Beckington, was committed to Fisherton Goal, by Joseph Mortimer, Esq of Trowbridge, charged with stealing eighteen guineas in gold, out of the counting-house of Mr. John Clarke, of Trowbridge aforesaid, the property of the said John Clarke.

HORSES, &c. entered to run at STOCKBRIDGE,
On Thursday next, for the Plate, all ages.
Mr. Broadhurst's br. h. Denmark, 5 years old.
Mr. Compton's br. h. Cottager, aged.
Mr. Bethrey's b.h. ,Rainbow, 5 years old.
On Friday, for the 3 and 4 year old Plate.
Col. O'Kelly's roan colt, Beau Clincher, 3 years old.
Mr. Lad's bay filly, Letitia, 3 years old.
Others are expected to enter at the post.




LAW INTELLIGENCE.

A Few days since was tried at Guildhall, Landon, before Mr. Justice Buller, an action brought by Mr. Robert Atkinson, late of Doncaster, but now of Hull, in the County of York, wine merchant, (as assignee of James Brand, late of Lincoln, innkeeper, dealer and chapman) against Mr. Thomas Allison, of the city of Lincoln, brick-maker, for the recovery of the amount of bankrupt's effects, sold by the defendant under a general bill of sale, prior to the issuing of the commission, when, after the plaintiff proving that the bankrupt sold wine, liquors, and ale, out of his house frequently (although not extensively) to every person that applied, and also that the bill of sale executed by the bankrupt to the defendant was general of all his effects, with other necessary proofs of the issuing of the commission, &c. the Court directed a verdict for the plaintiff to the full amount of the goods sold, with costs of suit.





WHEREAS JOSEPH BUGBY, of New Alresford, in the county of Southampton, and Mary his wife, have mutually agreed to live separate and apart: and the said Mary, in pursuance of such agreement, hath removed to, and now resides at Ringwood, in the said county, on a separate maintenance, allowed her by her said husband: Now the said Joseph Bugby doth hereby give this public notice, that he will not pay, or be accountable for any debt or debts the said Mary his wife may have contracted, or may hereafter contract. Dated at Alresford, the 15th of July, 1786.
Signed, JOSEPH BUGBY.




DORSETSHIRE.

STOLEN or STRAYED, from Aldershot, in the parish of Cranborne, on the 18th of July, a Black MARE, about eight years old, strong made, about 13 hands and an half high, with a switch tail, and a white spot on each hip, a star in the forehead, and very shy about the ears.- Whoever will give information or the above Mare so that they may be had again, to John Clarke, at Aldershot aforesaid, shall receive a handsome reward, and all reasonable expences paid.




VERNON's HILL HOUSE, HANTS.

TO be LETT or SOLD, and entered on immediately, that most desirable, and much admired HOUSE, compleatly furnished, situate on Vernon's Hill, near Bishop's Waltham, commanding one of the most pleasing prospects in the county of Hants. It has every conveniency, and fit for the immediate reception of a genteel family, with a most delightful garden; likewise stabling for three horses, a good barn, and other convenient out-buildings, together with about eight acres of land adjoining the premises, on part of which is a good crop of barley and oats seeded with saint-soin and other seeds which may be taken at a fair valuation.
Vernon's Hill House is situate about three quarters of a mile from the town of Bishop's Waltham, 10 from Winchester, 14 from Portsmouth, and about 12 from Southampton.
For further particulars apply to the Rev. Wm. Richards, on the premises.- A good toned Harpsichord to be sold.




MERE, WILTS.

JOHN HIX, late of the UNICORN INN, of Bayford, removed to the ANGEL INN, Mere, in the county of Wilts, takes this opportunity to acquaint his friends and the public in general, that he has taken and entered into the well known accustomed house called the Angel Inn, where, he flatter's himself, he shall be able to accommodate those gentlemen who choose to honour him with their favours, which will be gratefully acknowledged, by
Their humble servant,
JOHN HIX.

Good Wines.




SALISBURY.

TO be disposed of, a LEASE of a HOUSE, with the PARCHMENT and GLUE YARD, at a very easy rent, for eleven years; a furnace that will hold seven hogsheads, 25 dozen frames, 18 dozen nets, troughs, covers, and the necessary utensils for carrying on the Parchment and Glue-making business, and late in the occupation of James Axford.

Enquire of R. Smith, High-street.
The whole of the elegant and valuable Furniture and other Effects at the Deanry will be sold by Auction some time in August.-Particulars in the next Journal.




To the Creditors of Mrs. MARY SMITH, late of
WILTON.

WHEREAS there is a trifling balance now remaining in the hands of Mr. WM. WHITMARSH, of Wilton, one of the Trustees on behalf of the creditors of the said MARY SMITH: they are hereby desired to meet the said Trustee at the Bull Inn, in Fisherton; on Thursday next the 27th instant, at three o'clock in the afternoon, to make a final dividend thereof. The amount of such of the dividends as are not then claimed, will be immediately divided, agreeable to the determination of the majority of the creditors then present, or will be paid into the hands of the said Mary Smith, for her benefit, and all future claims wholly excluded.




ALL Persons having any Demands on the Estate and Effects of EDWARD DEAL, late of Iwerne Minster, in the county of Dorset, maltster, brick and tile maker, and lime burner, deceased, are requested to send in their respective accounts of the same to John Therle Deal, his Son and Executor, in order that they may be immediately, discharged. And all persons indebted to the estate and effects of the said Edward Deal are desired to pay the same to his said son without delay.
J. T. DEAL begs leave to inform his late Father's Friends and Customers, that he intends continuing the business in all its various branches, and will be obliged to them for a continuance of their favours, which he shall make his study to merit.




MATON'S Salisbury and Devizes Stage Coach,

GOES from the Sun Inn, Fisherton, to the Black Swan Inn, Devizes, for the summer season, every Monday and Wednesday, at four in the morning, and returns the following days, at six in the morning; for the winter season, at eight in the morning, from Salisbury and Devizes.

Inside Fare, Seven Shillings.
Outside ditto, Four Shillings.
N.B. All parcels not exceeding 6lb. will be carefully conveyed at 6d. each, and the public may depend upon their being immediately delivered upon the arrival of the coach.
Parcels, &c. above £5 value will not be accounted for if lost, unless entered as such, and paid for accordingly.
His Waggon will continue to go every Friday, and return every Saturday, as usual.
Goods conveyed to and from Bristol, by way of Devizes, at 2s. 4d. per cwt.




THE next Meeting of the TRUSTEES for putting into execution an Act of the sixteenth year of his late Majesty King George the second, for repairing the roads leading from Marlborough through West Kennet to Sheppard's Shord, and from the Hare and Hounds in Beckhampton to the top of Cherrill Hill, and from the town of Avebury to the Cross Way at Beckhampton, in the county of Wilts; and also an Act of the ninth year of his present Majesty, for enlarging the term and powers of the before mentioned Act, and for other purposes, is appointed to be held, and the said Trustees are to meet at the house known by the name or sign of Beckhampton Inn, at Beckhampton, on Wednesday the ninth day of August next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, when the said Trustees intend to choose new Trustees in the place of such as are dead, and also to appoint one or more collector or collectors, receiver or receivers of the tolls or duties which shall grow due or become payable at the several turnpike gates erected on the said roads. Given under my hand this twenty-fourth day of July, 1786.
HEN. MEREWETHER, Clerk to the Trustees.




Peruques a la Boucles perpetuelles; or Perukes that never
require dressing.

TREMLETT's new Invented BAG or QUEUE PERUKES, likewise Bob Perukes for Clergymen, hunting, shooting, &c. made in the genteelest taste, and superior to any other kind of perukes for neatness, elegance, and convenience, endure all weathers, never disorder, therefore require no dressing, as others do, which, when the curls fall, are frequently pinned up in a very awkward and inelegant manner. The utility of these perukes is so great to gentlemen who travel or reside in the country, they need only be seen and understood to recommend them. All orders punctually executed, and gentlemen on sending a peruke, carriage paid, fitted in the best manner, by their humble servant, F. Tremlett, No.8, St. Clement's church-yard, Strand, London, who begs leave to acquaint those gentlemen who please to honour him with their commands, that he intends being at the following places during the next assizes; the King's Arms, Salisbury; Antelope, Dorchester; and Mr. Robert Hemeal's[?] in High-street, Exeter.




WANTED immediately)--- A sober, active, smart LAD as an APPRENTICE.
Apply to J. Oak, hair-dresser and perfumer, High-street, Salisbury.




SALISBURY.

BENJAMIN WYATT, BLEEDER and TOOTHDRAWER, respectfully informs his friends and the public, that he has left Mr. Griffiths, and now lives with Mr. Snook, grocer, the corner of Catherine-street, where he hopes for their future favours.




To the LADIES.

HOWELL and GROWDON, HAIR-DRESSERS, beg leave to inform them, that they shall attend at Salisbury during the Race week. To be heard of at the White Hart.

They will also attend at Blandford during the Races there.- To be heard of at the New Inn.




NOTICE TO CREDITORS.

THE executors of Mr. CHARLES BURBIDGE, deceased, give this public notice to the several persons who stand indebted to his estate, that unless they immediately pay their respective debts to Mrs. Burbidge, at East Knoyle, who is authorised to receive the same, measures .will be taken to compel payment by law, without loss of time, or further notice.




NEW TEA WAREHOUSE.

F. SEARLE, of No. 62, Oxford-street, London, begs leave to inform his friends and the public in general, that he has opened a warehouse, next door to Mr. Shorto's, cutler, Queen-street, Salisbury, for all sorts of Fine TEAS, COFFEE, and CHOCOLATE, &c. &c. wholesale and retail, as cheap as in London.

If any of the above articles are not approved of, the money will he returned.




MELKSHAM, July 14, 1786

ALL persons having demands on the estate and effects of Mr. JOHN FILLIS, late of Melksham, Wilts, cloth-worker, deceased, are desired to deliver accounts of their respective demands to Mr. Edward Phillips, of Melksham aforesaid, clothier, (one of the executors of the said deceased) on or before the 12th day of August next: And all persons who are any ways indebted to the said estate and effects, are requested to pay their respective debts to the above Edward Phillips, on or before the said twelfth day of August, or they will be sued for the same without further notice.




DOWNTON. WILTS.

FRANCIS BUNGEY, Glover and Breeches-Maker, begs leave to inform gentlemen and the public in general, that he has laid in a large stock of the best prime buck and doe skins, and likewise fine ground lamb, and all other sorts of leather, in order to supply gentlemen with breeches on the most reasonable terms.

F. Bungey's method of cutting and fitting is equal to the first breeches-maker in London, and his charge much cheaper.
N.B. A great number of strong breeches to dispose of wholesale or retail, on the most reasonable terms.




SOUTHAMPTON.

MR. BREUER, SURGEON DENTIST, from Bath, has the honour of informing the Nobility Gentry, &c. of this town, that, as many various and deplorable cases, brought on from the diseases and neglect of the teeth, have been recommended to him from different parts of the country, as also during his travels and residence in the metropolis, the greater number of whom he has had the satisfaction of recovering; which now induces him to offer his services to the public, making bold to inform them, that, if he does not give universal satisfaction to every reasonable person, he will attend gratis.

He ornaments, or transplants natural teeth, and fixes them so artificially as not to be distinguished from natural ones.
He has brought with him an assortment of the best Elastic Steel Trusses, from 16s. 6d. to £2. 2s. each; also bandages for ruptures, &c.
He may be spoken with at his apartments at Mr. George's, opposite the Coach and Horses, above Bar, Southampton; when the poor may either come, or be attended gratis.
His Tincture and Powders are sold only by Mr. Linden, bookseller, Southampton.
N.B. All genuine medicines sold, at the London prices, at his house in Westgate-street, Bath.
Mr. B. intends being at Salisbury and Dorchester as usual.




HANTS.
TO be SOLD by AUCTION, on Tuesday the 8th day of August next, at four o'clock in the afternoon, at the White Horse, in Marchwood,

A Moiety of a Copyhold DWELLING-HOUSE, held under the Lord of the Manor of Eling, consisting of two Tenements, and about ten acres of land thereto belonging, with the timber thereon, situated at Marchwood, in the parish of Eling, in the county of Southampton, in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Wyatt.

For particulars apply to James Bradby, Esq. at Hamble Dr. Bogue, at Titchfield; Mr. Titcher, at Gosport; or Mr. Fielder, at Lymington.




NEW FOREST, HANTS.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by Mr. HOOKEY, at the Fox and Hounds Inn, at Lyndhurst, on Thursday the 27th of July, 1786, at twelve o'clock at noon, the following LEASEHOLD ESTATES, late the property of Mr. Vanderplank, deceased :
Lot 1. A compact ESTATE of about 20 acres of arable and meadow land, with two neat Cottages, a barn, stable, cowhouses, and rickbarton, now let at the sum of £23. per annum.

This Estate is situated near Emery Down, about half a mile from Lyndhurst.

Lot 2. A COTTAGE with a garden, orchard, and inclosure to the same, known by the name of CANTERTON's BARGAIN, situate near Rufus's Stone, in the New Forest.
Lot 3. The BRICK-KILNS at Minstead, with the necessary buildings adjoining, and about four acres of pasture land.
Lot 4. A COTTAGE and GARDEN, with about half an acre of land adjoining. This is part of the purpesture land granted by King Charles I. for a term of 950 years, and is situate at Berkley-Regis, near Cadnam, in the New Forest.

Further particulars may be known by applying to Messrs. Moody and Spencer, Lyndhurst, or the auctioneer in Southampton.

To Lett on lease, a genteel House in the Polygon, near Southampton, late in the occupation of Capt. King, and may be entered on at Michaelmas next. Enquire of G. G. Hookey.




DORSETSHIRE.

TO be Sold, and entered on immediately,- A Freehold ESTATE, well timbered, containing of two farm-houses, with barns, stables, and other necessary buildings, about 130 acres of arable and pasture, 100 acres of coppice and young plantations, and near 300 acres of inclosed heath, capable of improvement, together with a modern-built mansion-house, containing on the ground floor a dining parlour 33 feet by 19, a drawing room 23 by 17, and a study on the first floor, six very good bed-chambers, excellent garrets, with convenient offices, a double coach-house, two four-stall stable; a walled garden well cropped and planted, and a green-house.
The premises are situated within four miles of Wimborne, eight of Ringwood, ten of Poole, and fourteen of Blandford, and are particularly adapted to the residence of a sportsman, as there is plenty of game on the estate, and a good pack of fox-hounds in the neighbourhood.

The mansion-house is in compleat repair, and a purchaser may be accommodated with the present furniture at a fair appraisement.

For particulars apply to Nath. Gundry, Esq. at Uddens, near Wimborne; Messrs. G. and T. Pearson, attornies, Essex-street, London; or Mr. Robert Willis, attorney, at Dorchester, Dorset.




BLANDFORD RACES, 1786.

ON Tuesday the 15th of August, £50 for three-year old colts, 7st fillies 6st. 11lb. winners of one plate to carry 3Ib. extra; the best of three two-mile heats.

Wednesday the 16th, £50. for horses that have not won that value since March, 1785; four-year olds 7st. 7lb. five-year olds 8st. 7Ib. six year olds 9st. and aged 9st. 4lb. the best of three four-mile heats.
Same day £50. given by the Members of the County; three-year olds carrying a feather; four-year olds 7st. 3lb. five-year olds 8st. six-year olds 8st. 7lb. and aged 8st. 10lb. the best of three four-mile heats. Winners this year of one plate 3lb. and of two of more 5lb. extra.
Horses, &c. that run-for either of there plates to be shewn and entered on Friday the 11th day of August, at the Crown Inn, in Blandford, between the hours of three and six o'clock in the afternoon, when and where proper certificates will be expected; paying, if a subscriber, one guinea; if a non-subscriber, two guineas entrance, and 5s. to the Clerk of the course, or double at the post.
No less than three reputed running horses, &c. to start for any of the above plates, unless by consent of the majority of subscribers present. If only one horse enters, to have ten guineas; if only two, fifteen guineas between them, and their entrance-money returned.
No person shall sell liquor or erect a booth on the race-ground, except those who shall subscribe half-a guinea towards the plates; the money to be paid at the time such booths are erected, into the hands of the Clerk of the Course.
All horses, &c. to stand at the houses of subscribers of half-a-guinea, and to be plated only by such persons who shall subscribe half-a-guinea, to be paid into the hands of the Clerk of the Course.

The winning horse, &c. each day to pay two guineas to the Clerk of the Course for weights, scales, ropes, posts, &c.
Assemblies and Ordinaries as usual.
An ordinary for the ladies each day at the Crown Inn, where tickets are to be had for the Assembly.- Cudgel Playing each day.
Hon. LIONEL DAMER Steward.




DORSET.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, at the Windmill Inn, in Wareham, in the county of Dorset, on Tuesday the 22d day of August, 1786, the ESTATES late of JOHN TREW, a Bankrupt, subject to conditions then to be produced, in the following lots, viz.
1. A Dwelling House, Garden, and Orchard, with a stable, fewel-house, shop, workshops, and store rooms thereto adjoining, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and wherein he carried on an extensive trade as an hosier, mercer, and draper, with the counter, shelves, and other fixtures of the shop, eligibly situated in East Morden, in the county of Dorset, and a desirable purchase for a person who wishes to carry on those trades, with right of common in the extensive commons of Morden, held under the lord of the manor of Morden, for the remainder of a term of 99 years, determinable on the deaths of the Bankrupt, John his son, and Martha his daughter, at an easy yearly rent.
2. A Close of Arable or Pasture, containing about five acres, now stood with French grass in the highest perfection, situate in East Morden aforesaid, with right of common in the commons there, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and held under the lord of the manor of Morden for the remainder of a term of 99 years, determinable on the deaths of Elizabeth, John, and Judith, son and daughters of the Bankrupt, at an easy yearly rent.
3. A Dwelling House or Tenement and Barn, with a garden, orchard, and eleven acres and an half (by estimation) of arable or pasture land thereto belonging, heretofore called World's, and late Emberly's tenement, situate in East Morden aforesaid, with right of common in the commons there, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and held under the lord of the manor of Morden, for the remainder of a term of four-score and nineteen years, determinable on the deaths of John Barnes, George Barnes, and Robert Barnes, at an easy yearly rent.
4. A Dwelling House or Tenement, barn, outhouse, garden, orchard, and about ten acres and one yard of arable or pasture land thereto belonging, called Harcourt's Tenement, situate in East Morden aforesaid, with right of common in the commons there, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and held by copy of court roll of the manor of Morden, for the lives of the Bankrupt, John his son, and Ann his daughter, at an easy yearly rent.
5. A Dwelling House or Tenement, barn, stable, carthouse, garden, orchard, and about fifteen acres and an half of arable or pasture land thereto belonging, called Moore's Tenement, situate in East Morden aforesaid, with right of common in the commons there, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and held under the lord of the manor of Morden, for the remainder of a term of fourscore and nineteen years, determinable on the deaths of the Bankrupt, John his son, and Martha his daughter, at an easy yearly rent.
6. A Cottage or Dwelling House, garden, and orchard, called Munden's, situate in East Morden aforesaid, with common of fewel in the commons there, late in the possession of the Bankrupt, and held under the lord of the manor of Morden, for the remainder of a term of 99 years, determinable on the deaths of Thomas Munden, George Munden, and James Munden, sons of Sarah Munden, widow, at an easy yearly rent.
7. A Brick and Tiled Standing or Booth, situate in ·the prime part and center of Woodberry-hill Fair, in the county of Dorset, wherein the Bankrupt for many years past carried on his business during the fair, and held by custom of the said fair for ever, paying the annual rent, and doing and observing the rules, orders and directions of the lord of the said fair or his steward.

For a sight of the Estates, or further particulars, application may be made to Mr. Filliter, attorney at law; or Mr. Dean, miller, in Wareham, Dorset.
The sale to begin at two in the afternoon.
Freehold securities wanted for various sums of money.- Enquire of Mr. Filliter.




HANTS.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by THOMAS AYLING, at the Farm belonging to Mr. WILLIAM COURTNEY, at Brockhurst, near Gosport, on Tuesday the 25th inst. at two o'clock in the afternoon,- All the Corn on the ground, two horses, a waggon, almost new, a plough, a rickstaddle, almost new, and many other articles of husbandry.





HAMPSHIRE CLUB.

THE Gentlemen of the HAMPSHIRE CLUB, established for the support of Public Liberty, are desired to remember, that the General Meeting will be held at the George Inn, in the city of Winchester, on Tuesday the first of August next.

Dinner at three o'clock precisely.
By order of
ARTHUR ATHERLEY, Esq. President.

The Rev. DANIEL BORMAN}
AND}Stewards.
JOHN MISSING, Esq. }



WILLIAM FAITHFULL, Secretary.





WANTED immediately, a JOURNEYMAN, PLUMBER and GLAZIER; if he can Paint, the more agreeable. Such a one may have a place of constant employ by applying to Robert Freshwater, Plumber, at Calne, Wilts.




SALlSBURY BANK.
JULY 24, 1786.

THE acting Executors of the late BENJAMIN COLLINS, Esq. will attend on Monday the 21st day of August next, from nine o'clock in the morning until three o'clock in the afternoon, and at the same hours daily until the 9th day of September following, for the purpose of paying all remaining legal demands on the estate, whether by reason of Notes for Monies at lnterest, and Interest due thereon, or for any other Notes, Bills, &c.-and all persons holding Notes carrying interest, are desired to take notice, that interest on such notes will cease from the said ninth day of September. And whereas many persons remain largely indebted upon various securities, &c. to the aforesaid estate, the executors earnestly request them to discharge the same without delay, or they must proceed at law for the recovery thereof.




SALISBURY, JULY 24, 1786

THE BANK of the late Mr. BENJAMIN COLLINS will Open on Monday the 21st Day of August next, under the Firm of COLLINS, BROWN, SMITH, and TAMLYN, who respectfully solicit the Favours of the late Customers, and the Public, whose Confidence they will endeavour to merit.
BENJAMIN CHARLES COLLINS,
THOMAS BROWN, Jun.
RICHARD SMITH
WILLIAM TAMLYN




No.2, Monument-yard, London, July 17, 1786.

HIBBS and BACON, RUM, BRANDY, and WINE MERCHANTS, Successors to, and late Partners with Mr. DAVID EVANS, (who in 1771 established at No.2, in Thames-street, the only genuine Rum Warehouse which ever met with the unanimous approbation of the West India Planters and Merchants, and the public in general) beg leave to return their best thanks to all their customers for past favours, and to request the honour of their future commands, as they shall make it their study to send out such articles only as shall support the credit of the house.

IMPRESSED with the most lively gratitude to the public in general, and to my very numerous and respectable friends in particular, for the honourable countenance which I have met with in my former undertakings, and being now embarked in a new public institution, I have relinquished my interest in the above house, in favour of Mess. HIBBS and BACON, whom I beg leave to recommend to my friends and the public, from being persuaded that they will endeavour to merit their favours, by a strict regard to their own declaration.
DAVID EVANS. Surrey Principal Land Coal Meters Office, July 17, 1786.




PASSAGE TO FRANCE,
Between SOUTHAMPTON and HAVRE DE GRACE.

THE Advantages of this Route are such as will naturally present themselves on the first moment of reflection, as well in consideration of the commerce of Havre and Rouen, as the goodness of the roads thence to Paris, and above all the ease and safety of landing in commodious harbours, on both sides, without being exposed to imposition, and danger in small open boats on an unsheltered beach.
The public having found these accommodations so agreeable, and the number of passengers having encreased so much, has induced the Proprietors of the Southampton Packet to fit her up with twelve cabins in a genteel manner, with every conveniency for passengers.

The SOUTHAMPTON,
C. SINCLAIR, Commander,
Will sail from Southampton every Saturday, and return from Havre on Tuesday.
Terms-one guinea each passenger; two guineas each horse, ditto each carriage.

Address to Mr. James Kunnison, merchant, Southampton, and Mr. John Wheatcroft, merchant, Havre de Grace; or Capt. Charles Sinclair, on board.- The Captain speaks French.




SALISBURY TEA WAREHOUSE.

MARTIN, with gratitude, returns his most sincere thanks to his numerous friends for favours so repeatedly bestowed on him by a generous public, and begs leave to assure them, it shall be his constant study to supply them at all times with the very best TEAS the markets will afford; but would likewise recommend to them to be careful not to be induced to lay in a greater quantity than for present consumption, as the London dealers are using every means in their power to force their old teas off in the country as soon as possible, there being a large quantity of new teas for sale on the 24th instant, and the East-India Company have declared a farther quantity to be sold on the 12th of September next, viz, 1,400,000 lb. Bohea, 920,000 lb. Congou, 130,000 lb. Souchong, 600,000 lb. Singlo, 100,000 lb. Hyson Skin, 350,000 Hyson Teas.

The above being a very great sale, it is generally supposed the prices will be considerably lower than at present, and the teas much better.
J. Martin begs leave to inform the public, he has now on sale fresh roasted Coffee, from 2s. 6d. to 4s. per pound; likewise Plain Chocolate, from 2s. 6d. to 4s. Sir Hans Sloane's, Churchman's, and Venello Chocolates cheap in proportion.
N.B. A handsome pleasant Dining-room, with two or three Bed-chambers on the same floor, to be lett, genteelly furnished.
Enquire as above.




VINE INN, SALISBURY.
TO be LETT or SOLD, and entered upon immediately,

The Part of the VINE INN, in the Market-place, on the left hand side going in through the gateway from the street, together with the old Play-house, to be converted into a tennis-court; and the Part of the same Inn on the right-hand side of the gate-way, as a Shop or Dwelling-house, which is exceedingly well situated for a Shop, and contains great plenty of house-room for a family, with convenient warehouse-room for goods, &c. and to be put in compleat repair for a tenant.

For further particulars apply to Mr. Tinney.




SHAFTESBURY, DORSET

TO be LETT or SOLD, and entered upon the 22d day of November next,- The KING's ARMS INN, with every necessary and useful convenience for genteel accommodation, very advantageously situated at the entrance of the town from the West, where the roads from the four quarters meet together. The House is in excellent repair, having been lately new built.

Mr. Mitchell, the present tenant, retires from all business, having acquired property sufficient to support him without it.
N.B. If sold, part of the purchase money may remain on the premises.- Enquire of Mr. Pinhorn, the owner, at Shaftesbury aforesaid.





WILTS.
TO be SOLD, together or separately, several valuable FARMS in the county of Wilts, viz.

A.R.P.
FORD FARM, in the parish of Ramsbury, (tythe-free) held by Mr. Robert Church, containing 236217
BAYDON FARM, in the same parish, (tythe-free) held by Mr. John Williams 204017
OVER TOWN FARM, in the parish of Wroughton, held by Mr. Thomas Washbourne 59100
RHODBURNE CHENEY, three farms, (tythe-free) held by Mess. Pikes and Pullen 518326



With the reputed Manors and Appurtenances.
Also the TYTHES of 350 acres, issuing out of several estates in the neighbourhood of Rhodburne Cheney aforesaid.

The above farms are all held at will by respectable tenants, and further particulars may be known from Mr. Wyatt Rowdford, near Devizes; Mr. Richardson, at Devizes; and George Boughey, Esq. Inner Temple, London.





BRIDPORT, DORSET.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, and entered on immediately, for the residue of a term of 1000 years, at the Greyhound Inn, in Bridport aforesaid, on Monday the 14th day of August, at six o'clock in the afternoon, (unless disposed of in the mean time by Private Contract, of which notice will be given). A new erected brick HOUSE, consisting of a commodious shop, a convenient room behind the same, a dining-room, two bed-chambers, and one large garret in front, a back kitchen, and pantry two large chambers over the same, with a back house and small garden.

The above premises are a most desirable situation for any person in trade, lying directly in the center of the New Market-place.
For viewing the premises, and for further particulars, apply to Mr. Dally, attorney at law, Bridport; or to S. Margrie [?], printer and bookseller, Market-street, Weymouth.
N.B. Should the premises remain undisposed of, they will be hereafter let for a term of 7 or 14 years, to be entered on at Michaelmas next.




ALL Persons who have any demands on the Estate of the late Mr. WILLIAM DOGGETT, of Tarrent Gunville, in the county of Dorset, deceased, are desired to send an account thereof forthwith to Mr. Dean, attorney, at Wimborne.




BENJAMIN WOLFE, PAWNBROKER and SALESMAN, begs leave to inform his Friends and the Public in general, that he has opened a shop at No.7, Clock-lane, near the Hard, Portsmouth Common, where the pawn-broking business will be carried on (agreeable to Act of Parliament) with care and secrecy.

Men and women's wearing apparel sold on the lowest terms.
The full value given for old gold and silver.
N.B. A private door in Wickham-street.
* The navy agency business for officers and seamen executed with the greatest punctuality.




HYTHE, near SOUTHAMPTON.

TO be LETT, on Lease, or for the season, and entered on immediately, a modern-built DWELLING-HOUSE, ready furnished, consisting of two parlours, dining-room, and seven bed-chambers, kitchen, cellars, pantries, coach-house, stable, garden, &c. with two acres of rich pasture land adjoining, The premises border on the New Forest, and adjoining several extensive manors abounding with game, and are well situated either for hunting, shooting, fishing, or pleasure on the river of Southampton, as the village of Hythe joins to the river, where boats constantly attend for pleasure.
The premises have a most delightful view of the town and river of Southampton, and all the gentlemen's seats bordering thereon, and for prospects and pleasantness of the situation no one house on the whole river equals it, or has such a command of pleasant views.-For particulars enquire of James Cooper, of Hythe, who will give a view of it, and treat with any gentleman or lady for lease or season.




DORSET.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by JAMES HODDINOT, on Thursday the 10th of August next, at the Ship Inn, in West Stower, in the county of Dorset, between the hours of three and five o'clock in the afternoon (unless disposed of before by private contract, of which notice will be given)
A Freehold ESTATE, consisting of a MESSUAGE or DWELLING-HOUSE, with convenient out-houses, garden, and orchard, and several closes of rich meadow, and pasture land, containing about forty acres, situate in the parish of East Stower, in the said county of Dorset, with six beast leazes in the common of East Stower.
For a view of the estate apply to Robert Collins, the tenant; and for further particulars to Mr. James Wadman, at Hortington; or Mr. Henry Gapper, attorney, at Henstridge, Somerset.