1749       

11th. January Wednesday
Many of the unfortunate rebel “Manchester Regiment” removed from Southwark Gaol for transportation, January 11.(7)

January
The heads of Deacon, Syddall, and Chadwick stolen from the top of the Exchange. January.(7)

1749
The Jacobite controversy was further continued in a volume entitled Manchester Vindicated. A complete collection of the, papers published in defence of that town, in the Chester Courant, with those on the other side of the question, printed in the Manchester Magazine, or elsewhere, which are unanswered in the said Chester Courant. Chester: Printed by and for Elizabeth Adams. 324 pages. 24mo. The publisher was the widow of Roger Adams, and mother of Orion Adams, both well-known printers. The volume itself contains some of Byrom’s writing, and is full of curious and interesting matter.(7)

1749
The import of cotton wool amounted to 1,658,365lb.; the quantity retained for home consumption, 1,327,367lb.(7)