516!! Freeman Journal; May 22, 1764
- Sep 4, 2004Freeman Journal
Tuesday, May 22, 1764
Waterford, May 1- Yesterday were reviewed by Lieutenant General Dilke, the
1?h and 18th Regiments of Foot, commanded by the Generals Standford and
Sebright, when they went through their Evolutions and ?itings to the entire
Satisfaction of the Officers and Spectators.
Cork, May 14. A Vessel is arrived here with several Statues to be erected
at the Castle of Blarney. They were formerly the Property of his Grace the Duke
of Ormond, and transported from Kilkenny by the late Colonel Broderick.
Mr. James Cheney, Surveyor of Clognakilty, has seized the Ship George of
Kinsale, George White, Master, from Dunkirk, with 1460 Bags of Tobacco, which he
lodged in the Stores of Kinsale on Thursday last.
Cork, May 17 died, near Crosses-green, advanced in Years, Mrs. Alice
Croker, Relict of the late Colonel Croker, of Carriglass.
We have the Pleasure to inform the Publick, that the Report of Captain
Thomas Carroll's Death; owing to a Fall from his Horse, at the Strand of
Youghall, (as in our last) is premature; no ill Consequence having happened to
that Gentleman by the Accident.
Pursuant to an Act of Parliament passed the last Session, intitled an Act
for vesting further Powers in the Lord Mayor, Sheriff, Commons, and Citizens of
the City of Dublin, for the securing of Ships trading to the Port and Harbour of
The Common Council of this City, at a Post-Assembly held at the Tholsel on
Thursday last elected the undernamed five Aldermen, and ten Common-councilmen
being Merchants, free of the Guild of Merchants, and also free of the Six and
Ten per Cent, at the Custom-House, being the Qualifications required by said
Act, to be of the Committee to carry said Law into Execution, viz. until the
next general Election of Commons.
Tho. Cooke Wm. Alexander Travers Hartley
John Cooke Thomas Blood Bob Montgomery
Phil. Crampton John Hunt James Varcilles
Edward Sanky Wm. Hurst Matt. Weld.
And Yesterday at a Post-Hall of the Guild of Merchants, pursuant to the
Power in them invested by said Act, the Members of said Guild qualified as
above, elected the following fifteen to add to the above, which compleats the
Committee of 30, for better regulating the Pilotage and Havenage of this Port
Messrs. Thos. Blair Chs. Howison Chs. O'Hara
Wm. Barton Rob Jaffray Edw. Strettle
Tho. Barcroft John Pim Joshua Geo. Sutton
Wm. Colvil Geo. Knox Wm. Thompson
Wm. Clossey Sam. Laban Theo. Thompson
N.B. The Lord-Mayor and Sheriffs for the Time being, are always to be three
of the above Committee.
MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, in the Co. of Kerry, Mr. Charles M'Carthy of
White Church, to Miss Donnoghue, of Glin--At Limerick, Mr. William Harrison,
Attorney, to Miss Rebecca Harrison, of Aughess in the Co. of Clare.-- Mr.
William Tyrell, Gauger of Dundalk, to Miss Nelly Ward, of Stephen-Town in the
Co. of Dublin, with a good Fortune.
DEATHS.] A few Days ago, at Cork, aged 68, Mr. Peter Bernard, Sail-maker;
and Mrs. Elizabeth Paine.-- In York-street, the Widow Beasly.-- In Golden-lane,
Mr. Theophilus Blakely, an eminent Attorney.-- At Waterford, Mrs. Mary Brie.
To be sold by AUCTION,
By the Sheriffs of the City of DUBLIN, by Virtue of a Writ of Fieri Facias.
On Wednesday the 23d Day of May Instant, 1764, the House Furniture and
Effects of Messrs Francis Smith and Robert Knox, at said Smith's late
Dwelling-House on Lower Ormond-Kay, consisting of Mohogany and other Four-posted
Beds, with chequer and crimson Paragon and other Curtains, Feather Beds and
Bedding, a Mohogany Desk and Book-case with Glass Doors, a Mogogany Tallboy,
ditto Dining, Tea, Card and Dressing Tables, Marble ditto, Mohogany Chairs and
Shag and Leather Seats, also with stuffed Backs and Seats, a Sopha to match,
Hall Chairs, Rush ditto, a japaned Chamber-chest, Pier and Chimney-Glasses in
carved and gilt Frames, Pier and Dressing Glasses in Walnut Frames, Chandeliers,
Branches and Glass Bells with Shades, a Hall Globe, Paintings and Prints, Turkey
and other Carpets, moving Grates and Fire-Irons, a Clock, a Jack, and great
Variety of Kitchen Furniture; also useful and ornamental China, Roan and Delph
Ware, Jelly and drinking Glasses, some House Linen, a Quantity of Plate, viz.
pierced Bread-basket, large and small Cups, Salvers, Butter-boats, Sugar-dish,
Cream-ewer, Soup, Table and Teaspoons, &c. a Frenc Plate X, a Pair of gilt
Candlesticks. The Plate will be sold on Friday the 25th Inst. Said Smith's
Interest in the Lease of said House, with the Ware-house, Stable, and the
Appurtenances, will be sold on Wednesday the 23d Inst, at said House, between
the House of twelve and one o'Clock, being a Term for 28 Years from the 25th of
March 1752, at the yearly Rent of 50l., ??erl. A Person attends at said House to
shew the Concerns.
ANDREW FINLAY, Mercer, in Parliament-street, has this Day landed out of the
King of Prussia, a large Assortment of the most fashionable Lutestrings. Note,
an Apprentice is wanted.
JOHN PURSELL, House-painter, &c. has removed from Borr's-court, to the
House that Mr. Hollister lately lived in, opposite the Charter School-Nursery in
York street, where he hopes to be honoured with the Commands of the Nobility,
Gentry and others his Friends, as usual; he also hops there is no Necessity for
mentioning his Care, Punctuality, and moderate Charges.
April the 20th 1764.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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