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Old Bailey Proceedings, 7th July 1708.

THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE Queen's Commission of the Peace, AND Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, Held for the CITY of London and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the OLD-BAYLY.

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, being the 7th, 8th and 9th Days of July, 1708. In the Seventh Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign,

BEFORE the Right Hon. Sir William Withers , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, the Lord Chief Baron Ward, Mr. Justice Powys, Mr. Justice Gould, and Mr. Serjeant Richardson, with divers of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors were as followeth:

London Jury.

Joshua Bagshaw

Charles Domvile

Edward Mayling

Jeremy Kittle

George Hammond

William Litchfield

Walter Tredway

John Sutton

Joshua Wilson

Nathaniel Phillips

Edward Davis

John Joyce

Middlesex Jury.

Thomas Pitts

William Strode

John Harwood

Joseph Devenish

Abraham Arlidge

Richard Davison

Andrew Cook

Thomas Bavand

John Lacy

Alexander Kilgore

Richard Buckland

Francis Tuckwell

The Proceedings were as followeth.

Ann Pickering , of St. Anns Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Stuff Mantua Gown and Petticoat, a suit of Headcloaths and other things to the value of 14 s. the Goods of Mary Hownsby . She was a 2d time Indicted for Stealing a Norwich Stuff Gown and Petticoat, and 3 Dowlace Smocks, with other things to the value of 14 s. the Goods of Mary Sylvester , on the 8th of June last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner lodg'd in the same House with the Prosecutors, that she took her Opportunity while the Prosecutors were from Home, to enter their Lodgings, and took the Goods: That she was taken with the Gowns and Petticoats upon her Body and the rest of the things bundled upin order to carry them off. The Facts being plain, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Robert Sparkes , of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously Marrying Jennet Mekclan at Edenborough , in the Kingdom of Scotland, in the Year 1686. Jane Burnet his first Wife whom he Married in 1682, at Lisbon in the Kingdom of Ireland, being yet alive . But the Indictment not being laid in the place where the Felony was suppos'd to be committed. The Prisoner was acquitted .

William Pattrick , of St. Martins Westminster , was Indicted for a Rape Committed by him upon the Body of Mary Ann Gody Spinster , of 11 Years of Age . But the Evidence not proving the Indictment upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

R - J - , of Hornsey Labourer , was Indicted for the Murder of George Lawson , by giving him one Mortal Wound upon the Back, with a near Wheel of a Cart on the 15th of June last, of which mortal Wound the said George Lawson instantly Died . The Evidence depos'd that on the 15th of June last, about 10 at Night, the Prisoner going with his Carr thro' the Gate-house at High Gate , was stopp'd by the Deceas'd for Toll, upon which the Prisoner being unwilling to pay it, whipt his Horses, which put them upon a sudden Run, the Deceas'd at the same time having hold of the Body-Horse was by it beat down in the Cartway, and run over by the near Wheel of the Cart, which running over broke his Back, of which he instantly Died. The Prisoner in his Defence produc'd several who gave him the Character of a very Honest Peaceable Man; and there not appearing to be any premeditated Malice in the Prisoner towards the Deceas'd, the Jury found him Guilty of Manslaughter only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Henry Atkins , of St. James Clarkenwell , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Lamb value 8 s. the Goods of William Skelton , on the 24th of June last. It appeared by the Evidence that the Prosecutor lost a Lamb out of his Flock, which the Prisoner took up and sold to a Butcher for 4 s. The Evidence being clear against the Prisoner, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

A - M - M - , of the Parish of Hackney , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Gold Ear Ring value 10 s. and a Gold Ring with a Cypher 15 s. the Goods of Elizabeth Terry on the 29th of October last. It not appearing by the Evidence that the Prisoner took the Goods, the Jury acquitted her.

Sarah Ware and Ann Kemp , of St. Leonards Shoreditch , were both Indicted for feloniously Stealing 2 Silver Poringers, 2 Silver Spoons, a Silver Cup, a Riding Hood, and 5 s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of William Brown on the 23d of May last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoners lodg'd at the Prosecutors House, that on Whitsonday last, when the Prosecutors Family were gone to Church, the Prisoners were left in the House; when the Prosecutor came home they were gone, and the Goods taken away. The Prisoners were afterwards apprehended, and most of the Goods taken upon Ware. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony; but the Evidence not reaching Kemp, she was acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

Philip Shepherd , of London, was Indicted for the Murder of Ann Evans Spinster , by violently throwing her down upon a Stone Hearth, which gave her one mortal Bruise upon the left side of the Head, on the 12th of February last, of which mortal Bruise she languish'd till the 19th Day of May, and then Died . By the Evidenceit appeared that the Prisoner and the Deceas'd, had some warm Words, that the Deceas'd struck the Prisoner with a Dish-clout, at which the Prisoner took her up in his Arms and threw her against the Hearth; but it not appearing that the Injury she received by the Fall was the Occasion of her Death, the Jury acquitted the Prisoner.

M - T - , was Indicted for taking to him to Wife Sarah Cantwell , whom he Married on the 30th of May , 1704. His 1st Wife, Joan Kelly , whom he Married at St. Germains in the Kingdom of France on the 20th of April, 1688. being then alive . The Evidence giving no sufficient proof to the first Marriage, the Jury acquitted him.

Sarah North , and Isabella Searl , were both Indicted, North, for feloniously Stealing a Gold Ring 20 s. a Silk Gown 30 s. a Callico Petticoat 10 s. 5 Suits of Lac'd Headcloaths 4 l. with other things the Goods of Nicholas Lebar , on the 29th of October last. Isabella Searl, was Indicted as Accessary after the Fact, for receiving the aforesaid Goods of Sarah North, knowing them to be Stolen . The Evidence against Sarah North depos'd that she was Servant to the Prosecutor, and as the Family was busy in their Work-Shop at the upper part of the House, the Prisoner made use of that Opportunity to take the Goods out of a Closet, and went off with them. That being afterwards taken, part of the Goods were found upon her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony. But the Evidence not reaching Searl, she was acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ann Rawlinson, alias Eckington , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing Goods from Robert Hunt value 5 s. on the 24th of May last. It appear'd by the Evidence that the Prisoner went into the Prosecutors House and took the Goods, that a few Days after they were found upon her, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Jane Cole , of St. Sepulchres Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 3 Gold Rings value 50 s. a Pair of Silver Clasps 2 s. a Stuff Gown and Petticoat 25 s. a Holland Apron 1 s. the Goods of Thomas Gill . The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner Lodg'd in the Prosecutors House; that at her going away the Goods were missing, and upon Enquiry they were found upon her. The Prisoner saying nothing in her Defence, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Hester Welsh , of St. Margarets Westminster Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a pair of Flaxen Sheets value 12 s. the Goods of Jenken Curtsenson , on the 12th of August last. But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Amy Wait and Mary Williams , were both Indicted for privately Stealing 26 Yards of Norwich Stuff value 25 s. the Goods of Thomas Witham the Elder, of the Parish of St. Bartholomew the Great , on the 2d of July last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoners came to the Prosecutors Shop to cheapen Goods , and as the Prosecutors Back was turn'd, Wait took the Goods: That going off they were apprehended, and the Goods were taken upon Wait; the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d. But the Evidence not reaching Williams, she was acquitted .

Joannah Dollison , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Brass Kettle value 6 s. the Goods of William Barwel on the 7th of May last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shop Window and took the Goods; the Prisoner was immediately pursu'd and the Goods taken upon her, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Jane Jenkenson , and Mary Johnson , were both Indicted for breaking open in the Night-time, the Dwelling-House of Thomas Lindsey of the Parish of St. Clements Eastcheap , and taking from thence 4 Silver Tankards, a Gold Watch, a Silver Watch, a Silver Porringer, a Silver Salver, a Gold Chain, a 5 l. piece of Gold, 5 l. in Money, and other things, the Goods of Thomas Lindsay; 2 Suits of Headcloaths, the Goods of Ann Ironmonger , on the 2d of June last . The Prosecutor depos'd that on the 2d of June about 7 in the Morning he found his House broke open, and the Goods mention'd taken out of a Cupboard. That upon Enquiry the Prisoners were found, and part of the Goods taken upon them. The Evidence being clear, and the Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Deal of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Holland Smock, 2 Neckcloaths, a Suit of Headcloaths, and other things to the value of 20 s. the Goods of Daniel York , on the 15th of May last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors House, and took the Goods that were new-wash'd out of the Kitchen, but being pursu'd the Goods were found upon her; the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

James Anderson , was indicted for a Trespass, in rescuing 2 Men from going into the Queens Service , but none appearing against him, he was acquitted .

Sarah Allen , of St. Anns Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silk Hood, a Silk Scarf, 4 Gold Rings, a broad Piece of Gold, and 4 Guineas , the Goods of Richard Fry . The Evidence depos'd that the Prosecutor being from Home, and leaving his Doors open, the Prisoner entered his House, and with a Knife pick'd the Lock of a Trunk of the Prosecutors, and took the Goods which were afterwards found upon the Prisoner; the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Elizabeth Jones , and Sarah Jones , were both Indicted for feloniously receiving of a Silver Tankard, a Silver Porringer, a Silver Strainer, Goods Stolen by Jane Jenkinson and Mary Johnson , from Thomas Lindsey , they knowing the same to be Stol'n . But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoners, the Jury acquitted them.

Philis Smith , was Indicted for Stealing a Gold Ring with 2 Stones, a pair of Stays, 2 Holland Smocks, and 20 s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of Samuel Atkinson , on the 25th of May last. The Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Thomas Needham , of St. Mildred Breadstreet , was Indicted for the Murder of John Parker , by giving him one mortal Wound with a Coopers Howel upon the left Shoulder, on the 21st of May last, of which mortal Wound he Languished till the 24th of June, and then Died . He was a 2d time Indicted upon the Coroners Inquest, for the Murder of the said John Parker. He was a 3d time Indicted for the Murder of the said John Parker, upon the Statute of Stabbing. The Evidence depos'd that on the 21st of May last, the Deceas'd and the Prisoner were talking together at one Mr. Shaw's Door: That high Words pass'd between them; the Prisoner bidding the Deceas'd go home and beat his Wife as he us'd to do, which if he did he would shoot him thro' the Window. That the Deceas'd Swore by his Maker he would be reveng'd of him, and step'd up to the Prisoner and punch'd him with his Elbows; that the Prisoner retreated back, and the Deceas'd came after him; That the Prisoner bid the Deceas'd desist, or he would cut him with the Howel (he had in his Hand;) that the Deceas'd still persisting,the Prisoner did strike him on the Shoulder with the aforesaid Weapon, which occasion'd a large Wound, of which, according to the Opinion of Surgeons, and others, he Died. The Prisoner in his Defence brought divers to prove the Deceas'd to be a Man of a very Quarrelsome Disposition; as likewise divers substantial Persons, Men of Quality and others to his own Reputation, who give him the Character of a very peaceable quiet Man; and it not appearing thro' the whole course of the Evidence that the Prisoner bore any Premeditated Malice against the Deceas'd, the Jury acquitted him of Murder, and found him Guilty of Manslaughter only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Susannah Thompson , was Indicted for Stealing Goods from Thomas Rawlings , and Thomas Adams . The Evidence proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Mary Carter , was indicted for feloniously Stealing 2 Gold Rings , the Goods of Stephen Higgins ; but none appearing against her, the Jury acquitted her .

Mary Bignel, alias Leatherfetch , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing Goods, value 6 l. from Hesikias Wood , to which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

M - R - , of London, was Indicted for breaking open the dwelling House of John Shurley in the Day time, there being Persons then in the House, and taking from thence a Shirt, a Silk Bag, a Gores Stone, 20 Guineas, and 8 l. in Mony, with other Goods, the Goods and Mony of the said John Shurley, on the 5th of June last . He was a 2d time Indicted, for feloniously Stealing a Silver Watch value 6 l. 10 s. a piece of Gold called a Louis d'Or value 17 s. 6 d. and 4 s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of James Millington , on the 27th of May last. To the first Indictment the Evidence depos'd, that on the 5th of June last, the Prosecutor went from home about 4 in the Afternoon, and left his Scrutore and Chamber Door fast: That returning about 8 at Night he found the Locks of his Chamber Door and Scrutore broken, and the Goods and Mony gone, and suspecting the Prisoner, (who us'd to frequent his House) caus'd his Lodging to be search'd, where in a Portmantua of the Prisoners was found part of the Prosecutors Goods: That upon Examination the Prisoner confess'd the Fact, and restor'd to him 15 of his Guineas. The Evidence to the 2d Indictment depos'd, that searching the Prisoner for the Goods mention'd in the first Indictment, the Watch was found upon him, mention'd in the second, which he took from the Prosecutors Pocket, when in Bed at the White Hart Inn in Aldersgatestreet . The Prisoner saying nothing in his defence, nor producing any to his Reputation, the Jury found him Guilty to both the Indictments.

[Death. See summary.]

Roger Worsdel , Ann Worsdel , and Ann Rut , of St. Martins in the Fields , were all three Indicted for breaking open the dwelling-house of Thomas Munk , in the Night time, and taking from thence 11 Perukes, value 10 l. 4 Raysors 10 s. 4 Holland Triming Cloaths 5 s. the Goods of the said Thomas Munk, on the 17th of May last . They were a 2d time Indicted, for breaking open the Dwelling-house of John Marshal , between the Hours of 11 and 12 in the Night, on the 11th of April last, and taking from thence 2 Dozen of Yarn Stockings value 37 s. 6 d. Dozen of Worsted Stockings 12 l. 10 s. the Goods of the said John Marshal . They were likewise all three Indicted a 3d time for breaking open on the 26th of May last, in the Night time, the Dwelling-house of George Thomson , and taking from thence 1 Dozen pair of Womens Shoes, and 2 Dozen pair of Childrens Shoes, the Goods of George Thomson . The Evidence not proving the first Indictment the Jury acquitted the Prisoners of that. The principal Evidence to the 2d Indictment, was one Crafts a Person concern'd in the Fact, who depos'd that Ann Worsdel, directed himself and Roger Worsdel to the Prosecutors House about a 11 at Night; that then she went away, and was not concern'd in the breaking; that Roger Worsdel and himself took down a Window Shutter and went in, and brought out the Stockings, but Rut knew nothing of it: A Constable depos'd that when Roger Worsdel was taken he confessed the Fact. To the 3d Crafts depos'd, That Ann Worsdel came to him and Roger Worsdel on the 26th of May about 8 at Night, and acquainted them with Thompson's House, that between 2 and 3 in the Morning Roger Worsdel and himself went to the House, (and as at the other) took down a Window Shutter, enter'd the Shop, and brought out the Goods, that Ann Worsdel was privy to the Robbery, and had afterwards part of the Goods. The Goods were afterwards taken at a Pawn-Brokers, where they were carried by Roger Worsdel, and prov'd to be the Prosecutors. Roger Worsdel could say little in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of the 2 last Indictments. But the Evidence not proving any of the Indictments against the other two, they were acquitted .

[Death. See summary.]

Christian Franklon Condrio , was Indicted for Forging a Bill of 30 s. in the Name of John Mead Goldsmith in London, and uttering the same . It appearing by the Evidence, that the Note was Forg'd and Publish'd at Worcester, the Prisoner was acquitted , but order'd to be confin'd till next Sessions in order to be sent down and try'd at Worcester.

Benjamin Child , was Indicted for Forging and Uttering a Note of a 110 l. in the Name of John Warner . It appear'd by the Evidence that the Prisoner gave the Note in Payment for Watches, to Thomas Stone . The Note was produc'd in Court, and prov'd fully to be Forg'd by the Prisoner the Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of the Forgery.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

Dorothy Deal , was Indicted for feloniously receiving several Pieces of Plate, the Goods of William Brown , Stolen by Sarah Ware , she knowing the same to be Stolen . But the Evidence not fixing the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Mary Hall , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 10 Yards of Bunting Cloth value 3 s. 2 Yards of Silver Lace 3 s. 6 d. 2 Yards and a quarter of Thread Lace value 2 s. 6 d. the Goods of Charles Jones . But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Sarah Wood and Mary Bryan alias Jones , were Indicted for feloniously Stealing 66 Ells of Silk, value 12 l. the Goods of Samuel Callow , on the 15th of March last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoners, the Jury acquitted them.

Mary Dalton , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silver Porringer value 30 s. on the 29th of Feb. last, the Goods of John Cook . But none appearing against her, the Jury acquitted her .

Amy Chaunce , of Stepney , was Indicted for Stealing some Linnen , the Goods of Hannah Stoke , on the 8th Instant. The Fact being clearly prov'd upon the Prisoner, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Mary Fennel alias Sary Coats , was Indicted for Stealing a suit of Headcloaths, 16 s. and 12 l. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of John Hudson . The Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

David Lewis , of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of William Brown , on June the 3d about 10 at Night, and taking from thence a Silver Medal value 15 s. a Broad piece of Gold, 18 Guineas and half the Goods of Robert Jones . The Prosecutor depos'd that on the 3d of June his Trunk was broke open, and his Goods gone; that charging the Prisoner with the Fact, he confess'd it all. The Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Jane Holt alias Boult , of Islington , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Callico Gown and Petticoat value 15 s. with other things the Goods of Andrew Hudson on the 5th of June last. The Prosecutor depos'd that the Prisoner was his Servant , that leaving her alone in his House, at his return he miss'd his Goods and the Prisoner; that pursuing her, he found her with the Goods upon her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Ann Murfy , of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for stealing 6 Dozen of Steal Files value 3 l. with other things the Goods of James Maupas , on the 12th of May last. The Evidence plainly proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

Richard Northcoat , of St. John Wapping , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Evan Ewes in the Night time, and taking from thence 50 Iron Bars value 20 l. the Goods of the said Evan Ewes . The Evidence proving the Felony upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him of the Buglary, and found him Guilty of the Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ann Price was Indicted for Feloniously Stealing Goods from Claudius Knight ; to which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ann Smith and Isabella Little , of the Parish of St. Mary White-Chappel , were both Indicted for Privately Stealing from the Person of John Tilly , one Guinea, and 1 l. 3 s. 6 d. in Money; the Goods and Money of the said John Tilly . But there being not sufficient Proof against the Prisoners, the Jury acquitted them.

Ann Hutchins , of St. Paul's Shadwel , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-House of Mary Collier , in the Day-time, no Person being then in the House, and taking from thence 1 Pound 15 Ounces of Raw Silk, the Goods of John Lynes . It appeared by the Evidence, that the Prison took her opportunity while no Body was in the House to enter the same, and take the Goods, which were taken upon her. The Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Elianor Phips , of Hampstead , was Indicted for stealing a Silver Spoon, and a pair of Worsted Stockings , the Goods of Wm. Garret , on the 1st of June last. The Evidence not reaching the Prisoner she was acquitted .

Mary Green , of St. Paul Shadwel , was Indicted for Stealing Goods from Thomas Clark , on the 8th of June last. The Fact being prov'd upon the Prisoner, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

The Tryals being over the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth.

Received Sentence of Death, 2.

M - R - , and Roger Worsdel.

Burnt in the Hand 13.

Sarah Allen, Jane Holt, Ann Hutchins, David Lewis, Jane Cole, Jane Jenkinson, Mary Johnson, Mary North, Richard Northcoat, Thomas Needham, R - J - , Ann Price, Sarah Ware.

Petit Larcenies, 11.

Amy Wait, Joannah Dolison, Henry Atkins, Ann Pickering, Ann Rawlinson, Mary Green, Mary Deal, Amy Chaunce, Ann Murfy, Mary Bingnel, Susan nah Thomson.

Benjamin Child Fined for his Trespass 10 l. and to stand 3 times in the Pillory.

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SEcret Memoirs of the Honourable Sir Cloudesly Shovel, Kt. Admiral of Great Britain, price 1 s. The Wooden World diffected, in 14 Characters, the 2d Edition, price 1 s. The Seditious Insects or the Levellers assembled in Convocation, price 1 s. The Landlord's Tale from the 28th Book of Orlando Furiosa, P. 1 s. The History of Don Politico Piscatoria, or the Political Fisherman, p. 6 d. The Character of an ill Court Favourite, p 6 d. The Sotweed Factor or a Voyage to Maryland, p. 6 d. An Enquiry into the Causes of the Prohibition of Commerce with France, during the present War, with an account of the fraudulent Methods usually taken to cheat Her Majesty of her Customs, and Proposals for preventing the same, p. 6 d. Sentences of the Diffenters with timely Remarks, p. 1 s. A Fence for the Dissenters, p. 6 d. Mrs. Francis Shaftoes Narrative containing an account of her being in it Theophilus Oglethorps Family, where hearing many treasonable things and among others that the pretended Prince of Wales, Sir Theophilus's son, &c. p. 6 d. All sold by B. Bragge at the Raven in Pater-Noster-Row.

A Physician of Eminence and great Practice in Venereal Diseases in compassion to such who are distemper'd, and either thro' Ignorance or Indigence, neglect timely Care, or fall into unskilful Hands for Cure, has thought fit to offer some gentle purging Pills, to be purchas'd at a small Price, which alone (without hinderance of Business, or other Inconveniency, and usually in 10 or 12 Day time) safely and compleatly cure any Conorrhaea, or Robbing of the Reins, with Heat and Sharpness of Urin, and also such as are ill cur'd, they clear of any Relicks of the said Disease. To be had at the Water-man's Arms behind old Round Court in the Strand at 3 s. a Box, containing six Doses, seal'd up, with printed Directions for their Use, and will be delivered to any Messenger.

Convulsions having of Late been extremely Rife and Mortal amounting to one fourth of the Deceas'd in the Weekly Bills of Mortality, not withstanding the many Infallible Remedies publickly pretended to &c. Therefore supposing that they are not found of that Certainty in Cure, has been a great Inducement to what is here offer'd, being a Remedy of a well experienc'd physician, which 'tis hoped will better answer the end, he having for many Years made proof of it in the most dangerous Cases, and seldom known it to fail of Success, when all other Means used, has had no effect: Being also of that gentleness and safety that it may be taken by a Sucking Child without the least hazard. It gives present help in the most amazing Disorders, tho' the Fits be almost continuel, and the parts never so much Convulsed and Distorted, It is also a very ready and effectual help for all Risings in the Throat, altho' the Sick be almost Strangled by it, and in apparent danger of Death. To be had of a Physician at the Smyrna Coffee-house in Finch Lane in Cornhil, where he may be spoken with from 8 to 12 in the Forenoon.