Meufe, ani made themfelvea matters
ot Boviacs,in the coicaty of Nan.uv.
The following horrid aiT.tir is menti
oned in aletter from Mcfiinghan-in
the county of Lincolnftn c : a woman
who firmed' the poor in Epworth vork-
houfe, adminillered poifon to iixteen of
"the people under her care, four of whom
are dead, arid it is thought but few, if
.any of the others, can recover. She has
nce poifoned herfclf, and on the coro
ner's jury bringing in their verdicl? de
fe her body was ordered to be buried in
the publio -highway, and to have two
flakes driven' through it ; which was ihi
.mediately put in execution.
A letter from Paris, dated on Friday
laft, fays, " Our court will be the media
tor between Spain and England, and in
flrutfions are already fent to the marquis
de la Luzerne, the ambalfador at Lon
Cakes of folid yeaft. Put a quanti
ty cf common ale yeaft into a clofe can
ras bag, gently fqueeze out the moiilurc
in a comman fcrew prefs till the remain
ing matter is left as hard as clay ; in
which ftate, being clofe packed in a
tight caflc,1 and well fecured from the
air, itwill(kcep frefli and found for ma
ny months, and be rendered fit for car
riage. Pieces of folid yeaft, as big as an
egg, are fold at BrufTels for a farthing a
The fcale of liberty in France will
probably rife higher than our own : the
Fremch have already accomplifhed ob
jects of extreme importance, which will
materially elevate them in the eyes of
foreign powers. We hepe they will in
timefurmount the barriers of local defti
ny, and every other obftacle which im
pedes the pregrefs of national profperity.
Their piefent fttuaticn reminds us of
that ancient hufbandman, mentioned by
Tully, in his dialogue upon old age, who
upon being aflced, for whem with his
tears he ' was planting an oak," replied
with great magnanimity "lor posterity
and the immortal Gods."
Yefteriday afternoon a battle' was
fought in Hyde Park, between Chapman
and a Jew, two noted ppgilifts, wken, af
ter thirty minutes hard fightiag, the Jew
conquered the Chriltian. John'on was
feeend to Chapman, and'Crabbe to the
J cw. The prince of Wales was prefent,
and many of the firft amateurs ; the bets
at letting to were fix to four sgainlt the
Jew; the prince is faid to have loft a
corifidefable iura cn the event.
The Alert floop pa fad Gibraltar the
C5Lhuk. and on ibe 3th following, be-
i.n aVctt ten leagues S. E cf Cape-Sti
inctr.ts, li.Il in with a fleet cl eight
fail cf Spar.iih' fhips of the line, and did
liGtloi hhght ( f thtm for three days.
On the 25th Mar, the Hannah, from
Caciz, palled through a fleet of ten fail
cf Spanifn line cf battle (lops, about,
ten leagues Weft of Cape Saint Vin
cent. While the Hannah lay at Cadiz,
there was the hotteft prefs ever remem
bered ; men of all defcriptioRs were
taken, and none could eicape the vi
gilance of the gangs on thatfervice.
The national aifembly of France have
-actually decreed the fuppretTion of all
titles and appendages of nobility ; de
mocratically put an end to prince, duke,
marquis, &c. Everyone is known by
his family name and the term citizen,
with the epithet good prefixed to it, is to
be in future the rnbft honourable dutmc
Uob in France-
Extratt of a ktter from PcrtfmcutL
" In confequence of orders which
were received by admiral Barrington
this morning, to hold the fleet, confifting
of twenty-two fail of the line, in readi
nefs for failing at a moment's notice, it
feems we are all to embark on Saturday.
Where we are to go, I eannot, as yet,
pretend to inform you ; but the report
this morning was, that there were ten
fail of the Spanifh line cruifing off Cape
St. Vincent, and by letters which were
brought by a tranfport which arrived
Trere oh Txiefday night from Gibraltar,
we are told that fix Spanilh line of bat
tle fliips hadjuft palTedjthe Gut. Thefe
letters alfo fay, that the new emperor of
Morocco is overloading the garrifon of
Gibraltar with prefents, and is deter
mined to go to war with the whole,
world, except his good friends tke En
glifh. Upon the whole it is mofl likely
that a cruife off Cadiz will be the object
of our deftinatien." .
A cerErmation that a Congrefs will
be held, vras received by the Dutch
mail on Saturday, the king of Piuffia
fet c fiom Berlin to Riechenbach, in
Silefia (where the Congrefs is to be held)
on the 10th inltant, and the ambalTaifor
from the court of Vienna 1 ad received
orders to attend it. He accordingly
fet out from Berlim on the isth inflant.
Stocks rofe, in confequence of this news,
from 73 i-8 to 73 5 8.
A Dutch fhip, laden with brimflone,
Rebound to Conftantincple, has been
taken in the Archipelago by a Ruffiam
frigate, and carried into the Paros.
Yeaeiday, at the clci'c cf the poll for
Weflmmfler the numbers fiood as fol
low : '
For Mr; Fox, 1741
Lord Hood, '. , 1425
Jahh Home Tooke, Efq. 6 1 r
The Duteh fquadron, confining cf
twelve (hips .of' the line, under the com
mand of an cfHcerj, bearing a f.ag at the
fore-top-maR headfcas paired through
the narrow feas, cri their way to Porti
moth ; thefD fhips, in all probability,
p.re by this time anchored at St. He
len's. t : 1
Vherthis force left the Texel, five
more (hips were ia pre'paratioa for fea
thelhip wrights were unremitted inccm
pleating their work, but the want of fea
mcn was what they apprehended detn
I TER8BURG, SEPTEMBER )
On Saturday the ?ift ult. the Prefi
deht o .the United States returned to
New-York, from Rhode Ifland We are
informed he intends vifiting his feat,
Mount Vernon, this month.
That profligate and inhuman wretch,
Col. Tarltom, is elected one of the mem
bers of the Britilhhoufe of commons, for
the town of Liverpool. .
A New-Jerftfy japer has the following
paragraph : " A few days fince, a man
of 90 years of age, was committed to
Newark jail, for a rape on the body of si
girl nine or ten years old.
P R I C E C U R RENT.
Salt, -; ; - - if"
Irn,pet-lV. ' - - 9i'
Weft-India Rum, s !"
Nv. England Ditto, - 8i .
Mufcovado Sugar, per lb. - iJ6
Loaf Ditto - - a-
Molaffcs, - - 6.
Pepper, - - if
Hyfoii Ta, , - -
Ccflf:, - - 36.
Tobacco, . - 36".
Flour, pr bbl. , - 7f
Vw heat, per bushel,; " - trf
Flixfeed, . gt
Oats, - " - f S76
Beef, per lb. . S I
Euticr, - - ' :- if' 4
Dcevfltini, per lb, - ! " !