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!! Freeman's Journal; Dec 22, 1764

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    Freeman s Journal Dublin, Ireland Dec. 22, 1764 DUBLIN Dec. 15.] At Night, a Lighter, belonging to Mr. Laurence Johnson, broke from her Moorings at the
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 23, 2004
      Freeman's Journal
      Dublin, Ireland
      Dec. 22, 1764

      Dec. 15.] At Night, a Lighter, belonging to Mr. Laurence Johnson, broke
      from her Moorings at the Coal-quay, by the Rapidity of the Current, and sunk at
      George's Quay.
      The Belborough Packet, Capt. Richard Taylor, arrived from Holyhead, with
      Col. Hull, Col. Parr, Capt. Doyle, 26 Soldiers and the Mail.
      An Adjournment of the Quarter Sessions for the City of Dublin was held at
      the Tholsel, when Thomas Shoughnessy and Charles Connor were tried and found
      Guilty of Felony, and ordered for Transportation.
      19.] Pat Geoghegan fell down in Essex-street and broke his Leg; John
      Charlton broke his Leg in Liffey-street; John Kavenagh fell from a Ladder in
      Dirty-Lane and broke his Leg; and Mary Betagh also broke her Leg by a fall in
      Pill-lane. They were all carried to the Inn's Quay Infirmary, where Old Linen is
      greatly wanted.
      Mr. Wells fell into the Liffey and was drowned; as was also Pat. Owens,
      Boatman, as he was securing some Timber which lay in the River at George's Quay.
      22.] This Day John Nowlan for robbing Mr. Esperiat in Essex-street; and
      Dennis Walsh, for robbing Mr. Arthur Connolly, near Powerscourt, are to be
      executed near Stephen's Green.
      MARRIED.] At Hillisborough, the Rev. Mr. George Rogers, A.M. to the amiable
      Miss Maria Benson, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Trevor Benson and Niece to the Right
      Rev. the Lord Bishop of Killala.- At Killala, Cornet Crofton to Miss Nelly
      Kirkwood.-- Mr. Nowlen, distiller, to Miss Polly Downey of Hammon-lane.-- Mr.
      Thomas Craig of Loughboy, to Miss Monk of Mary's Lane.--Mr. Rourke of
      Bridge-street, an eminent Pinmaker, to the most agreeable Miss Polly Power of
      James's Street, with a handsome Fortune.-- At Gardadus, in the County of Tyrone,
      Mr. Henry Brien, to Miss Rebecca Coleman, of Donaghmore, in the County of
      Donegal.-- Mr. Daniel Noblow, to Miss Anne Archdeacon, of Clarendon-Market.
      DIED.] In Kevin's Street, Mr. Lenehan, Carver and Gilder.-- In
      Poolbeg-street, the Wife of Mr. Macloghlin, Grocer.-- At Corke, Buffel Hare,
      Esq; a very eminent Merchant; and Mr. Joseph Lason, Surgeon.-- The Wife of Mr.
      John White, of Spotfield in the County of Sligo.-- Near Castlebaldwin, in said
      County, Mr. Charles Nicholson.-- In Prussia-street, Mr. Patrick Kelly, lately an
      eminent Grocer in Christ-Church-lane, of a fair Character.

      At a Public Examination held on Wednesday the 19th of Dec., 1764, Premiums
      were adjudged (in the several Classes) to the following young Gentlemen:
      Greek; G. Wall, Crowe, Jona, Buck, Coates.
      Latin; G. Wall, Lang, Crowe, Ja. Buck, Durham, R. Phibbs, Exshaw, Aw. Buck,
      M. Reilly, Evans, DeBerniere, Ja. Pringle.
      French; Southwell, W. Gardiner, R. Gardiner, Sandford, Pemberton, Morres,
      Crowe, Rainsford, J. Pringle.
      English; Ayres, DeBerniere, S. Buck. Reading; Jn. Buck, Exshaw, W. Finlay,
      Poe. Spelling; Exshaw, Evans, DeBerniere.
      Repeating Greek; Ja. Buck, Coates, Sandford. Latin; Bourne, Deey, Wade.
      English; Deey, J. Finlay, Jona Buck, Ryan, Phillips.
      Composition. Latin; Bourne, Jona. Buck, Morres, Durham, R. Phibbs, Exshaw,
      Evans. English; Crowe, Jona Buck. Verse; Crowe, Bourne.
      Translation, Greek; Jn. Buck, J. Finlay, Durham. Latin; J. Finlay, Durham,
      Ledwich, W. Finlay. French; Sandford, Pemberton.
      Double Translation; Bourne, Jn. Buck.
      History, English; W. Gardiner, Ayres, Poe. Ancient; Morres, Durham, J.
      Phibbs, Evans.
      Geography; Crowe, Jn Buck, Coates, J. Phibbs, Sandford, Exshaw, S. Buck,
      Evans. Map-drawing; Deey, Jona Buck, Durham, Ayres.
      Fortification; W. Gardiner, Ayres, Southwell.
      Dialling; Ayers.
      Geometry; W. Gardiner, Southwell, Jn and Jona. Buck, R. Gardiner, Lang.
      Algebra; Ayres, Jona Buck, Pemberton.
      Arithmetick; Pemberton, S. Buck, Morres, Exshaw, Bourne, Phillips, Aw.
      Buck, Mitchell.
      Book-Keeping; Wade, Pemberton, Ayres.
      Writing; Jona. Buck, DeBerniere, Jn. Finlay, Crowe, Mellor, Evans, Poe,
      Exshaw, Pemberton, Rainsford, Cunningham.
      Drawing, Portrait; W. Gardiner, Jona. Buck, R. Gardiner. Landscape;
      Soutwell, R. Gardiner, Jona. Buck, Cooke.
      Musick; Jona. Buck.
      Fencing; Southwell, W. Gardiner, Jona. Buck, Poe, M. and D. Reilly, R.

      Stolen, Lost or Mislaid,
      John Cochran's Draft, on Hugh Hamel and Co. for 40l. Favour of Samuel McDowel,
      dated the 15th Instant, and endorsed by said McDowel, accepted the 17th, No.
      280. -- Whosoever brings said Draft to the Printer hereof, or Mr. John Alley in
      Pill-lane, shall receive one Guinea for their Trouble. It's requested, if said
      Draft should be offered in Payment, it may be stopt.

      This public Notice is hereby given, that the Trustees of Mr. Edward Sneyd
      intend making a Dividend of at least 5s. a Pound, among his Creditors on the
      second Day of January next. All Persons therefore who have any Demands against
      the Estate of said Sneyd, and have not yet claimed them, are desired to bring in
      the same to Christopher Deey, Public Notary, in Crampton-Court, before the said
      2d Day of January, otherwise they will be debarred from receiving their
      Proportion of such Dividend until the Second be made. 7th December, 1764.

      WHEREAS the frequent Loss of Ships on the Coast, near the Entrance of the
      Bay of Dublin, has been considered as chiefly owing to the want of proper
      Charts; and the Committee of Merchants of the City of Dublin having approved of
      the Proposals of Mess. Scale and Richards, for making a Survey and publishing a
      Chart of the Coast from Wicklow Head to Skerring, Notice is hereby given that
      the same will speedily be carried into Execution in the best Manner, under the
      Sanction and Encouragement of said Committee and Subscriptions are taken in for
      this useful and necessary Work by Sir Edward Newenham, Thos. Blair, Esq; in
      Fleet-street, Theoph. Thompson, Esq; and Mess. William and Thomas Barcroft on
      the Batchelor'-Walk, Mess. Rob. and Alex. Jeffray in Eustace-street, and by Mr.
      Chr. Deey, Secretary to said Committee, who will be answerable for the
      Subscription money which shall be paid them, or for the Delivery of the Chart in
      due Time to the Subscribers.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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