a grand and elegant Entertainment

On Monday last, William Holmes, Esq; Mayor of this Borough, gave a grand and elegant Entertainment at the Town-Hall, pursuant to Annual Custom: The Dinner was served up in Two Courses of 100 dishes each. The Right Hon. Lord Wentworth, Sir John Palmer, bart; John Darker, Esq; Edward Palmer, Samuel Philips, Tho. Boothby, E. Hartopp, the Hon. Robert Shirley and Rev. Dr. Noel and many other Gentlemen, did Mr. Mayor the Honour of Dining with him: the whole was conducted with great Order and Decorum.
++On Monday last one William Goodman, was committed to the gaol of this Borough, by William Holmes, Esq; Mayor, charged on a violent suspicion of stealing a Bay mare out of a Stable belonging to Mr. William Clarke, Carrier, and his property.—The Mare was found in the Hands of a person at Coventry, who had bought her of a man at Bedworth in Warwickshire, to which last person the above William Goodman had sold the said Mare.