12 Aug 1766

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12 Aug 1766 - -\ in Earl-ftreet, Wednefday Night laft. • We...
-\ in Earl-ftreet, Wednefday Night laft. • We iisar from Exeter, that the poor Manufacturer role there" on the Market Day before lall, and -went to the Corn the Farmers intended to fix the Price of Wheat at between. 8 and 9*. par Bufhel; but die Ma- giflrates interfering, and lome of the Farmers teilifying a Readinefs of -Compliance, the Price was fixed at 5s. 6d. the-Bulhcl, andnhePoor difprrfed, 'Jne next-Day there was a Meeting cf the piincipal Inhabitants ~of that City; when they.came to a Refolution ot purchafing a large Quantity of Floor, " which is retailed to tne Poor at three Halfpence pei Pound. And a Gentleman, who had a large Quantity of Rice by him,, has given Notice that u fhall be retailed to the'Poor at id. per Pound, which is fifty per Cent, cheaper than it has been loid for force Time. r We hear the Poor have alfo ri:en at Crediton. In fhort, the Cale of the Poor is becorue fat defperate, that it demands fome immediate Re- dfeft. Markct, hearing j 'peated

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  1. The Public Advertiser,
  2. 12 Aug 1766, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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