The Duke of York sent an express to Mr. Cradock

On Sunday night the Duke of York sent an express to Mr. Cradock, to acquaint him that he intended hunting next day in the neighbourhood of Gumbley, and on Monday his Royal Highness came accordingly, and took diversion there, attended with many persons of the first distinction.
++Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia, has been pleased to appoint Master Washington Shirley, third son the the Honourable Robert Shirley, Esq; to be her Page.
++We are assured from undoubted authority that Anthony James Keck, and John Darker, Esqrs. have paid into the hands of J. Fisher, Esq. Mayor, 100l. each to be distributed amongst the poor inhabitants of this borough. Noble instances of generosity and Humanity in this calamitous season!
++We hear that on Monday next there will be a Subscription Masquerade Ball, in the Great Rooms at the Crown Inn in Mountsorrel; Nonsubscribers are to pay Half a Crown each; Spectators One Shilling. The Doors to be opened at 6 o’Clock — Dancing begins at Seven — Sideboards opened at Eight — Constables will attend to prevent Disturbances.