Saturday, May 19, 1764
The Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue have been pleased to appoint
Joshua Glover, Esq; to be Surveyor of Mallahide, in the Room of Mr. Adamson,
deceased; and Arthur Mosse, Esq; to be Surveyor of Kilrush, in the Room of said
Monday, May 14.] John Wheller, Gent, one of the Attornies of the Court of
King's Bench, was admitted and sworn an Attorney of the Court of Exchequer.
Tuesday, May 15.] About eight o'Clock at Night, a genteel looking Man went
into Mr. Wood's Shop, Linen-Draper in Parliament-Street, and took off some
Handkerchiefs; He got as far as Crane-lane, when he and another Accomplice was
taken and sent to Newgate.
Thursday, May 17.] A Man was committed to Newgate for killing a Woman in
Last Week two Men, well mounted and decently dressed, went to a publick
House in Lucan; and being shewn a room wherein was a Chest of Drawers; they
picked the Lock, and took out of it 20 Guineas and a Moidore, with which they
got off before it was missed. Several Publicans in and near this City have been
robbed in the same Manner lately.
Tuesday the Right Hon. the Earl of Shannon and the Right Honourable John
Ponsonby, Esq; Speaker of the House of Commons, were sworn Lords Justices of
tthis Kingdom, in the Council Chamber at the Castle; on which Occasion they
received the Compliments of the Nobility and Gentry, the Flag was displayed on
Birmingham Tower, and the Guns in the Park were fired.
Two hundred and fifty-four Pounds of Tea, seized by Mr. Byers, and 26 lb.
ditto seized by Mr. Draper, were lodged in his Majesty's Stores.
Thursday, May 17.] The Honourable the Lord Bellfield, James Agar the
Younger, Esq; Major M'Culloh, Major Letablare, and several Domesticks belonging
to his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant, sailed in the Lively, Williams, for
Mess. Eustace, Macklin, Alley, and Somerville, arrived on board the
Fortescue Packet from Holyhead.
MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, Mr. Hugh Holmes, of this City, to Miss Molly
Smith of Waterford.- Mr. George Hannon, to the Widow Doyle of Crane-lane.-
Robert Bodkin of Annagh, in the County of Galway, Esq; to Miss Brabazon, of
Newpark, in the County of Mayo.
DEATHS.] A few Days ago, in Essex-street, Mr. John Power, an eminent
Hosier.- In said Street, Mr. Kelly, an eminent Carver and Gilder.- At
Londonderry, Col. William Stewart, formerly of Carolina.- At Galway, aged 84,
Mrs. Bridget French.- At Cork, Mr. John Buffington, Woollen Manufacturer.- At
said Place, Miss Callanan.- In Nicholas-street, Mr. Phillip Ferrant, Writing
Cathy Joynt Labath
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