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156 YEARS AGO. — (Extraots from tho "Courant" of Nov. 7th, 1749). NEW SHERIFFS. Yesterday the folk wing gentlemen wore nomi- nated for sheriffs for the year ensuing, viz. :— Cheshire ■. Thomas Maddock, of Tatteaha-11, Esq. Robert Foulks, of Boughton, Esq. James Crox- ton, of Guildcn Sutton, Esq. Shropshire: Wil- liam Owen, of Porkington, Salop, Esq. William Lutwiche, of Brockton, Esq. Thomas Lee, of Wroxeter, Esq. Staffordshire: Samuel Swinien, of Swinfen, Esq.; Thomas Addys, of Bar. Esq. Thomas Bradney, of Penn, Esq. KNIGHT FOR DENBIGHSHIRE. Ruthin. O t. 20, 1749. To the Gentlemen, Clergy a.nd Freeholders for the County ot Denbigh. Having at a general meeting here this day been fixed upon as a. candidate for Knight. of the Shire for this county, in the room of the late worthy Sir Watkm Williams Wymn, liart., I take this opportunity of requesting your votes and interest, which favour shall bo ever most gratefully acknowledged.—By your obedient htsmbie servant, LYNCH SALUSBURY COTTON. THE PRETENDER'S ELDEST SON. By advioes from Venice of the 18th inst., we learn that the Pretender's eldest son is set out from Padua, where he has resided several months incog. It is said that his removal from thence is owing to the advice he received that the Britislh minister at Venice had found him out. It is now given out that he has gone to take his leave of his father at Albano, but that he will not remove far from the neighbourhood of Rome, Lucca or St. AJbano, two neutral cities or republics, being talked of for his retreat till an opportunity offers for setting him to work again in some shape or other.

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DEATH OF MR. A. W. BUTT. ♦——

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