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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    Freeman Journal Dublin, Ireland 6 Dec 1763 IRELAND. Limerick, Dec. 8- Last Saturday died Mr. Jones Langford of Tullaha in the County of Limerick; a Gentleman
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      Freeman Journal
      Dublin, Ireland
      6 Dec 1763

      Limerick, Dec. 8- Last Saturday died Mr. Jones Langford of Tullaha in the
      County of Limerick; a Gentleman of such Integrity, Honesty, and Sincerity as
      gained him the Esteem of all his Acquaintance, whose Death is most deservedly
      Last Wednesday died at Kiltennan, Mrs. Mary Weeks, Mother to Nicholas
      Weeks, of Ballynanty, Esq.; a Gentlewoman of exemplary Virtue and Piety.
      Yesterday died at her Lodgings in Mungret-street, the Widow Bennet, in the
      76th Year of her Age.
      Belfast, Dec. 2. Last Sunday died at Mount Prospect, near Moirn, Mr. John
      Moore, eldest Son to William Moore, of Mount Prospect, Esq.

      DUBLIN, Dec. 6
      The Windmill on Gallows-Hill, near Killmainham was set a going by the
      Violence of the Wind, with such Volocity, that the Iron work was heated to such
      a Degree, that it set the Mill on Fire, by which it was entirely consumed.
      This Week Col. Johnston's Regiment of Horse will March for County Quarters;
      they are to be replaced on Dublin Duty by Col. Hervey's Regiment of Dragoons.
      Dec. 1st] A poor Basket-boy fell under his Load in Mary's-lane and broke
      his Leg; and a Gentleman's Servant's Leg was broke by the Fall of Mr. Warner's
      house on Ormond quay; they were both carried to the Inns-qua Infirmary, where
      old Linen is greatly wanted.
      Wednesday, his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant was presented with his
      Freedom of the City of Corke, in a Gold Box. And the Rev. Dr. Dodgson, his
      Excellency's first Chaplain, was presented with his Freedom of the same City, in
      a Silver Box.
      The same Day the Hon. John Stratford, was unanimously elected a Burgess in
      Parliament for the Borough of Baltinglass, in the Room of his Father lately
      created Lord Baltinglass.
      Friday, his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant, and the Countess of
      Northumberland, accompanied by several of the Nobility, Ladies and Gentlemen of
      Distinction, visited our University, and was received in the Hall by the Rev.
      Dr. Leland, who delivered an excellent Latin Oration; in the Printing House by
      the Hon. Mr. Cuffe, in English Verse; in the Elaboratory by Mr. Parnel in a
      Lattin Poem; in the Philosophy School by Mr. Willes in English Verse; and in the
      Library by the Rev. Dr. Murry, Librarian. After which his Excellency and the
      Company adjourned to the Great Room in the New Building, where a Magnificent
      Entertainment was provided for them. Every Thing was conducted with the utmost
      Ease and Elegance, at which his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant and the Countess
      of Northumberland and the Nobility and Gentry were pleased to express the
      highest Satisfaction.
      Same Day, the Quarter Sessions for the City of Dublin sat at the Tholsel
      pursuant to Adjournment, when Michael White and Timothy Regan were tried and
      found guilty of Felony, and ordered for Transportation; after which the Court
      adjourned to Wednesday the 14th inst.
      Last Sunday an excellent Charity Sermon was preached in the Parish Church
      of St. Werburgh, by the Rev. Dr. Cobbe, for the Support of the Charity-School of
      St. John's; after which a Collection was made of 59l. 10s. 6d.
      MARRIAGES] John Vanhomrigh, Esq; to Miss Alice Marshall, Daughter to John
      Marshall, of Drogheda, Esq; - The Rev. Mr. William Nesbitt of Mullingar to the
      most agreeable Mrs. Smyth of Anville in the County of Westmeath.- At Shruil in
      the County of Mayo, Mr. Myles Burke of Oranmore, to Miss Honora Sweeney.- Mr.
      Gough, an eminent Surgeon to Miss Clarke of Great Ship-street.
      DEATHS.] A few Days ago, at Drim in the Co. Clare, the Wife of Patrick
      Hickey, Gent.- In Bull Alley, aged 101, Mr. John White, formerly an eminent
      Smith.- In Nicholas's street, Mr John Connelly, Publican.- In Bride-street, Mr.
      Patrick Hartford, an eminent Linen Draper, and a Man of a fair Character.- In
      Patrick-Street, Mr. Barnwell, Poulterer.- At Castlerickard in the Co. Meath,
      George Nugent, Esq; deservedly lamented by all his Acquaintance.- At Limerick,
      Mr. William Fosbery, Tanner. At Ballymana in the Co. Galway, John Blake, Esq. In
      Cook-Street greatly lamented Mr. Christopher Boylan an eminent Baker.- In Granby
      Row, the Lady of Charles Gordon, Esq; - On Cock Hill, the Wife of Mr. David
      White, Taylor.- In Longford Street, Mr. Walter Sall, an extensive Wholesale
      Druggist. In Naas, greatly lamented, the Wife of the Rev. Mr. William
      Donnellan.- Near Newtownlimavady in the Co. of Derry, Frederick M'Causland,
      Esq.;- And Mr. Thomas Given.- In Castle Street, to the inexpressible Grief of
      her Family and Friends, Mrs. Stanly, Wife of Mr. Stanley, an eminent Sadler.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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