the Assizes for this Borough and County

On Monday last was married at St. Martin’s Church in this Borough, Mr. Erpe, Grocer, to Miss Gamble, daughter of Mr. John Gamble, the present Mayor of this Borough.
++At the Assizes lately held at Northampton, a Gentleman was tried on two Indictments for Bribery, at a late Election for members to represent a Borough in that County, and convicted on both Indictments in a penalty of 500l. each.—
++How much more reputable this Borough, when in a late contest, the Honour of the Candidates, and Incorruptibility of the Electors prevented every Suspicion of such practices!
++On wednesday began the Assizes for this Borough and County, when Mary Heyterly, charged with Burglary and Felony, in breaking into and robbing the house of her late Master, Mr. Lee of Ashby-de-la-zouch, and stealing thereout several things of value, was acquitted of the Burglary but convicted of the Felony, and ordered to be transported for 7 years.
++At the same Assize, George Shaw, for stealing a Dunghill-Cock, was ordered to be privately whipt. Thomas Knapp, Alice Willson and Judith Smeaton were acquitted.—There was a very numerous appearance of Gentlemen at this Assize, and the Concert in the Evening remarkably brilliant.
++The General Meeting of the subscribers to this County Infirmary, which was held yesterday in the Three-Cranes (Sir Thomas Cave, bart. in the Chair) was conducted with great unanimity; the Builder was paid 500l. agreeable to contract on raising the first floor: The Gentlemen went down to view the Building, and caused several Additions and Improvements to be made. Upon the whole we can assure the Public, this noble Institution now bids fair to be speedily and happily furnished, and afford that comfortable asylum to the distressed, so much desired by its benevolent benefactors.