Robert Child

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Robert Child - Dartmouth, Feb. 8. This Day cams in here the...
Dartmouth, Feb. 8. This Day cams in here the Mary, of and from London, Richard Murrey Matter, for Barbadoes. TheSuftnna, of and from London, Ca;pt. Jofeph Wood, for Guinea, is detain'd by contrary Winds. Deal, Feb. 12. His Majefty's Ships the Launcefton and Gibraltar are ftill here, with the Outward-bound formerly mention'd. Since came down the Duke of York, Capt* Knight, for Jamaica; Experiment, Capt. Porter, for Guinea Guinea j Endeavour, Capt. Harris, for Veoice 5 Touloufe, Cape Bryan, for Viana; Lady Anne, Capt. Ben net, tor Marfeilles; Friends Adventure, Capt. Wynn, for Dieppe; Squirrel, Capt. Young, for Leghornj Garter, Capt. Bennet, for Barbadoes; King of Great Britain, Capt. Gull, for Ireland Ireland ; Elizabeth and Hannah, Capt. King, for Briftol y Anne, Capt. Cutbert, and Auguft, Capo Jackfon, both for Dublin. Came in the Royal Family, Capt. Watfon, front New-England; and the Leopard Sloop, Capt. Max we), from Guinea. Pi. The Outward-bound are all preparing to fail Weftward. Wind S. E. London, Feb. 14. On Wednefday laft the Lord-Mayor held a General Court inChrift's-Hofpital,where was a very numerous and extraordinary Appearance of the Governors of-that Noble Charity, who tfemine Cmxraduenxe made Choice of Sir Robert Child, Knight and Alderman, t'orPre- fidtnt of the faid Hofpital, in the room of Sir Richard Hoare deceas'd. SB. Sir Francis Child, Knight and Alderman, Alderman, Father of Sir Robert, was for many Years Pretidenc of that Hofpital, a truly Generous and Real Benefactor to the fame. The next Night, the Lord Clinton, Son of the Earl of Lincoln, was baptiz'd by the Name of George; his Ma jefty (in Perfon) and the Duke of Newcaftle funding, Godfathers, and the Duchefs of Newcaftle, as Proxy for the Countefs- Dewager of Lincoln, Godmother.

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  1. The Post Boy,
  2. 12 Feb 1718, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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