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Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, July 3, 1764


     The Rev. Mr. William Hodnett, has been collated by the Right Reverend the Bishop of Cork, to the Livings of Affadown, &c., void by the Death of the Rev. Mr. Waterhouse Shippy.
     Yesterday an Officer belonging to his Majesty's Revenue at Kinsale, brought into this Port, the Bellisle of Cork, Captain James Neale, laden with 40 Anchors of Tea, and a large Quantity of Tobacco, which he has made a Seizure of.
     This Day Mr Samuel Bagwell was elected common Speaker of this City, for the ensuing Year.
     Tuesday last died Cornelius Murphy, Maltster, occasioned by a Fracture he received in his Skull on Thursday last at the Lough from three or four Persons, one of whom was put in Goal, and the Rest have given Bail for their Appearance at the next Assizes. The Coroners Inquest sat on the Body, and brought in their Verdict wilful Murder.
     We hear that on Friday Night the 22d past, as Mr. James Hodson, a Merchant well known in this City, was going home from where he had supped, he found a Woman on her Knees in Castle-street, begging her Life from a Soldier, how seemed to threaten it; this Gentleman humanely interposed, by desiring the Watch to take him into their Custody; But for this Act of Humanity, he was ill rewarded by the Serjeant of the Main-Guard, Daniel McKenzie, who was a looker on; this military Gentleman without further Provocation, gave Mr. Hodson several severe Strokes on the head with his Fist. When our fellow Citizen extricated himself from this GUARDIAN OF THE PUBLIC, he went directly to the Main-Guard-House, to lay his Complaint before the Officer, but was answered, that "he was not there, nor did they know where he was." Notwithstanding this Obstruction, at coming at the Delinquent, We have the Pleasure of informing the Public, that by Mr. Hodson's Perseverence and the seasonable Assistance of our Chief Magistrate, McKenzie was taken, and brought under proper Guard, to the Justice Office, where Examinations were taken against him, and Sureties given, that he shall take his Trial for said Offence at the next Quarter Sessions to be held for this City.
     A Faculty is preparing to pass the Seals to enable the Rev. Robert Cashin, M.A., to hold the Prebend of St. Munchin's and Rectories of Cillonohan, and Derrygalvin in the Diocese of Limerick and the Rectory of Killiny in the Diocese of Ardfert, together with the Rectory of Killeely in the diocese of Limerick.
     His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin hath been pleased to present the Reverend Mr. Godley, Curate of St. Paul's, to the Prebandary of Castleknock.
     Wednesday, June 27.] Twelve hundred Weight of Tea, seized by Frederick Cuningham, Esq., was lodged in the Stores.
     Friday, June 20.] Monday last Francis Lodge, Esq. was elected Mayor of the City of Kilkenny, for the ensuing Year.
     James Agar, the Younger, Esq; was elected the Sovereign of Gowran and Thomastown.
     The Right Hon. Sir William Fownes, Bart, was elected Sovereign for the Borough of Callan, for the ensuing Year.
     Saturday, June 30.] The Right Honourable Lord Fitzwilliam, sailed in the Hampden Packet for Holyhead.
     Mr. James Champion, an eminent Goldsmith and Jeweller, and a Man of unblemished Character, died at his House in Grafton-street, deservedly lamented by all his Acquaintance.
     MARRIED.] Mr. John Boxwell, of the County of Wexford, to Miss Cullimore.--- Erbery Hondley, Esq; of Castle-street, to Miss Whelan, Daughter of Thomas Whelan, Esq. of Rath in the County of Meath.
     DEATHS.] A few Days ago, in Clarendon-street, Mr. Kearney, Nursery-Man and Gardener.--- In Chequer-Lane, Mr. James Pearson, Brazier; and in Sycamore-Alley, Mrs. Sarah Kelly, eldest Daughter of said Pearson.---At Waterford, the Wife of Mr. Brenan Skinner.---At Corke, Mr. Samuel Prim, Clothier. -- At Six-mile-bridge in the County of Clare, the Relict of Edward Dalton, of Deer-park in said County, Esq.---At Limerick, the Wife of Counsellor Spring.---Michael Fitz-Michael Scanlon, of Ballinakell in the County of Limerick, Esquire.

Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
Saturday, July 7, 1764


    Cork, July 2. This Day Boyle Travers, Esq; was elected Mayor; and Henry Wrixon and William Butler, Esquire, Sheriffs of this City for the ensuing Year.
     Saturday arrived at Cove, His Majesty's Frigate Hussar, 28 Guns, Captain Smith from a Cruise.


     Thursday the ?th Instant, being Quarter Day of the Corporation of Carpenters of the City of Dublin, John Cavanagh of Barrack-Street Mason, a Freeman of the said Corporation, was disfranchised and deprived of his Freedom thereof, for divers Offences and Misbehaviours by him committed in Violation of the Oath of a Freeman of the said Corporation, and at the same Time it was unanimously ordered by the said Corporation, that a Petition be presented to the Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, Commons and Citizens of the said City, at the next Quarter Assembly, praying that the said John Cavanagh, may be deprived of his Freedom of the City of Dublin.
     The same Day, Mr. John Wilson Mason was re-elected into the Office of Master of said Corporation, for the ensuing Year.
     We hear that the Corporation of Bricklayers of the City of Dublin, at their next quarterly Meeting, intend to follow the Example of the Corporation of Carpenters, in disfranchising the said John Cavanagh.
     As Five or Six young Men were looking at the Salmon-leap near Leixslip, by some Accident John M'Collom, a young Man of a most excellent Character, Apprentice to Mr. William Fleming, of Sycamore-alley, Book-binder, fell into the Liffey and was unhappily drowned.
     MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, at Corke, Mr. William Atkins of Passage to Miss Beech of said Place.-- Henry Palmer, of Cloghan, Esq. to Miss Stevenson, of Birr.-- Mr. Andrew Reynolds, an eminent Silk Weaver, to Miss Margaret Davis.-- Mr. George Phipps, of Capel-street, to the Widow Brenan of Eustace-street.
     DEATHS.- A few Days ago, at Cork, Mrs. Molloy; and Mr. Henry Harding, Clothier.-- Sunday last, Mr. Jacob Poole, of Black-pits, an Eminent Brewer.---At Rush, the Rev. John Blachford.

Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, July 10, 1764

     Last Sunday, Mr. Richards went in Company with Capt. Causier to take the Soundings of the Bay and Coast and to ascertain the Position of the Banks and Shoals, which they are enabled to do with greater Accuracy, than any Thing of the Kind has been done, with the Help of the Marine Theodelite, an Instrument invented by Mr. Richards for that Purpose.
     Yesterday, Alexander Nesbitt Gent was admitted, one of the Attorneys of is Majesty's Court of Kings-Bench.
     Sir Compton Domvile, Bart, Mrs. Howard, and Family, the Revd. Dr. Fletcher and Family and a large Cargo of Linen, sailed for Parkgate in the Lively Williams.
     Last Saturday, Daniel Theophilus Morris, Hugh Carleton, Remergius Lennon, Barry Yelverston, and Francis Warren Bonham, Esqs., were admitted and sworn Barristers at Law.
     DEATHS.] A few Days ago in Bride-Street, Mr. Robert Blakely.- In Longford, greatly lamented, the Wife of Mr. Thor Kensly.---In Arundel-Court, aged 85, the Widow Barber.--- At Dangin in the County of Galway, aged 83, Mr. Dominick Lynch.--At Cornamady in the Co. of Westmeath, Mr. John Collins.---In Abby-street, the Revd. Mr. Vincent, Rector of Donoghmore in the Diocese of Arms, h.

Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
Saturday, July 14, 1764

     His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin hath collated the Revd. William Martin, D.D. Senior Fellow of Trinity-college, to the Prebend of Mallahithart; and on Friday he was installed in St. Patrick's Cathedral.
     The Revd. Mr. Wisdom is presented, by the Treasurer of St. Patrick's, to the Vicarage of Luske, that being his patronage for this turn.
     Tuesday, July 3] Being Quarter-Day of the Corporation of Smiths, Mr. Benjamin Ball, of Caple-street, was elected Master, and Messrs. Richard Goodison, of Caple-street, and James Gourly, of High-street, Wardens, for the Year ensuing.
     Friday 7-night, 30 Casks of Tea, seized by Patrick Cunningham, Esq; near Rush, were lodged in his Majesty's Stores.
     Last Monday, his Excellency John Ponsonby, and the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, &c. laid the first Stone of the Foundation for the Queen's-bridge over the Liffey, between Queen-street, and Bridge-soo-street.
     His Excellency, the Lord Lieutenant's Premiums to the Students of Trinity-College, Dublin, for the best Exercises, on the Conquest of Canada, were adjudged by the Profost, and senior Fellows in the following manner: To Benjamin Hobart and John Tydd, Bachelors of Arts, thirty Guineas each. To Mr. William Gore, Fellow-commoner, and Mr. Alexander Alcock, Pensioner of the second Class, each 20 Guineas.
     Wednesday last, the Right Hon. the Lord High Chancellor, the Right Hon. Lord Boyle, the Right Hon. Francis Andrews, Provost of Trinity College, Mess. Huffey, Kirwin, Proby, and Allen, sailed to Parkgate in the Dorset Yacht.
     MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, Richard Baldwin Esq.; to Miss Evans, Niece to the late Sir John Freke, Bart.  Mr. John Griffith, of Molseworth-street, to Mrs. Sarah Cairncross, Widow of Alexander Cairncross, Painter.
     DEATHS.] A few Days ago, at Cork, Mr. Eustace Baker.--The Wife of Mr. James Dunn, an eminent Currier, in Winetavern-street.--In Francis-street, Mr. John Lincoln Mercer.-- A few days ago died at Kensington, (England) Lady Mary Fitzgerald.-- Miss Jane Elliott; Daughter of John Elliott, of Thomond, in the County of Wicklow.

Dublin, June 30th, 1764

     AMONG several, who received public Honour, when Judgments were given out, at the Close of the Quarter; the following young Gentlemen deserved extraordinary Thanks, for their remarkable Deligence.
     In Greek- Scott, Harris, Buck, Crowe, Coates, Mellor , Exshaw, Moore.
     Latin - Scott, Harris, Lang, Finlay, Bourne, Graydon, Coates, Durham, Exshaw, Evans.
     French - Lang, Wall, Sandford, Graydon, Pemberton, Mellor, Exshaw.
     English - Wall, Buck, Buck, Moore, Exshaw, Cunningham, d'Berniere.
     Geometry - Wall, Buck, Buck, Lang, Pemberton, Southwell.
     Algebra - Wall, Lang, Pemberton, Ayres.
     Arithmetick - Wall, Pemberton, Ayres, S. Buck, Ryan, Morres, Lang, Sandford, Exshaw, Sharp, Moore.
     Book-keeping - Pemberton, Ayres.
     Fortification - Southwell, Cooke.
     History: Lang, Pemberton, Ayres, Bourne, Coates, Finlay, Exshaw, Evans, d'Berniere.
     Geography - Wall, Lang, Pemberton, Ayres, Coates, Exshaw, Moore, Evans, d' Berniere.
     Writing - J. Buck, S. Buck, Scott, d'Berniere, Ryan, Mellor, Lang, Graydon, Exshaw, Moore, Pemberton, Sharp, Crowe, Sandford, Evans, Rainsford, Mitchell.
     Drawing - Southwell, Buck, Cook.
     Music - Scott.
     Fencing - Southwell, Buck, M. Reilly, D. Reilly, Grogan.
                                    ANDREW BUCK, Head-Master.

     TO BE SET for such Number of Years as are unexpired, or the Interest of the Lease to be sold, of a new Dwelling-House, wherein Mrs. Richardson dwelt in Great-Britain street, situate near the New Garden, St. Thomas's Church and the Mall. Application to be made to Mr. Daniel Stanford, Attorney in Britain-street.


     SO much esteemed in Great Britain, is a much finer Perfume than France has yet produced; one Drop will scent a Handkerchief, and a few Drops in Water will immediately make a better Lavender-water than any sold in Town; it may be had at Mr. Sauders, Printer and Bookseller in Castle-street, and no where else in Dublin, at 2s. 2d. the Bottle.  His VOLATILE ESSENCE, for Fainting, Giddiness, Fits, and all Disorders of the Nerves, is a fine Perfume, and stronger than Eu de Luce; a few Drops put in cold Water will disperse Wind in the Stomach, and is an excellent Remedy for Lowness of Spirits. Price 1s. 7d. half p. a Bottle.
     PRUSSIAN TINCTURE, which instantly discharges Ink, or any Spot out of Mohogony or Marble, and gives them a beautiful Colour and Gloss, although ever so dull before.
     Price 1s. 7d. halfp. the Bottle; double Quantity, 2s. 8d. half.

Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, July 17, 1764

     Cork, July 12. Last Monday was married Mr. John Barry of Maypole-road, to the Widow Hays of Churchyard-lane.

          Yesterday being Quarter-day of the Guild of Merchants, an Election was held for a Common-Council-Man in the Room of John Hunt, Esq; now a Sheriffs-Peer, when on casting up the Ballots, the Poll stood thus,
     For, Mr. Richard French, Druggist       102
            Mr. John Morley, Merchant            60
            Mr. John Nairac Do.                      34
     Mr. French having a Majority of 42, was declared duly elected.
     The Right Hon. and Hon. the Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue, have appointed Mr. Thos. Harrison Surveyor of the Port of Kilrush, in the County of Limerick, in the Room of Mr. Moss.
     At the Commencement held last Tuesday in our University, Degrees were conferred on the following Gentlemen:
     Doctors in Misick: The Right Hon., the Earl of Mornington, and the Right Hon. Charles Gardiner.
     Doctor in Divinity: John Killing.
     Bachelor in Divinity: John Forsayth
     Honorary Doctors of Laws: John Hely Hutchinson and John Damer.
     Bachelors of Laws: Edmund French and Benjamin Hobart.
     Doctor of Physic: William Usher.
     Master of Arts: Patrick Hare, Anthony Sterling, Edward Day, Henry Usher, Richard Dobbs, Henry Palmer, Alexander Duke, Richard Brough, John Brocas, Alexander Staples, William Lodge, and Samuel Monsell.
     Last Tuesday, Richard Cudmore, Gent. was admitted and sworn one of the Attornies of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer.
     The Revd. John Jackson, Rector of Ballygart in the Diocess of Meath, is presented by the Right Revd. the Lord Bishop of Kildare, to the Livings of Great Connell, the Lady-twon and Sherlockstown, and the Prebend and Vicarage of Nurney in the Diocess of Kildare; A Faculty has passed the Great Seal, to enable him to hold this Presentment, with said Rectory of Ballygart.
     Last Friday, the general Quarter-Sessions for the City of Dublin began at the Tholsel before the Right Hon. William Forbes, Esq; Lord Mayor, James Grattan, Esq; Recorder and several of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for said City, when a Grand Jury was sworn, and the Court adjourned to Friday, the 3d Day of August next. In the Afternoon Mr. Sheriff Booker gave an Entertainment at the Tholsel at which were present many of the Nobility, Gentry, and eminent Citizens.
     Messrs. Watson and Banks, Clerks of the Markets, seized a considerable Quantity of unsound Fish, which was burnt on Ormond-Quay.

     DEATHS.] A few Days ago in Dolphin's-Barn, Mrs. Elizabeth Standering, formerly of Dame-street, Chandler. -- At Limerick, Mr. Michael Cummins, Brewer.--At Cork, the Relict of Thos. Austin, Esq; and the Wife of Henry Galway, Esq; -- On the Blind-quay after a few Days Illness, Mrs. M'Creary, Milliner. -- In Bigship-street, Mr. Christopher Hull, Clock-maker.--After a tedious Illness, deservedly lamented, the Revd. John Fetherton, Dean of Leighlin, and domestic Chaplain to the Lord Chancellor. -- In Little Britain-street, Samuel Warren, Esq; Filacer of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer


     A Commodious House is fitted up, and ready to receive Patients at Postobello, near Kevan's-port, being a retired and convenient Situation under the Inspection of Mr. Redmond Boat, Surgeon, where the utmost Care will be taken, nothing necessary will be wanting to contribute to their Relief, and the Terms of Admission made as reasonable as possible. For further Particulars enquire at Mr. Boat's in Bride-street.

Taylor's-Hall, Dublin, July 9, 1764.

THAT the Corporation do attend the Master Mr. JOHN GRAHAM in Riding the Franchises of the City of Dublin on the 7th of August next, in Obedience to the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor's Warrant.
     Resolved, That for the Sake of Uniformity, a fix'd Colour shall be wore that Day by every Brother who pleases to ride, and that Mr. Thomas Gelling, at the Corner of Meath-street on the Comb, shall furnish the same, as it appears by many Patterns he has produced that his Cloths are equal to any imported; it is therefore to be hoped that all who wish well to their native Country will follow the Example.
     Resolved. That by the Death of Mr. Andrew Sheil late of the Raven and Punch Bowl in Winetavern-street, there is Occasion for another House in this City for the Reception of Journeymen Taylors from all Parts of the Kingdom and elsewhere, who will work the lawful Hours of the Trade, for the usual Wages.
     Resolved. That the said House of the late Mr. Sheil, now taken by Mr. Phillip Reilly, and likewise Mr. Patrick Sullivan's House at the Earl of Halifax's Head in High-street, are proper Houses for the said Journeymen (who will agree to the above Resolution) to meet at, where all proper Encouragement and Protection will be given to said Journeyman Taylors.
                                          Signed by Order,
                                                   JACOB SCRIVEN, Clerk Guild.

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