!! Freeman's Journal; Dec 22, 1764
- Freeman's Journal
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
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
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.
Geography; Crowe, Jn Buck, Coates, J. Phibbs, Sandford, Exshaw, S. Buck,
Evans. Map-drawing; Deey, Jona Buck, Durham, Ayres.
Fortification; W. Gardiner, Ayres, Southwell.
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.
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
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