The Manchester Chronicle; or, Anderton’s Universal Advertiser, came out in June. It was printed and published by Thomas Anderton, at the Shakspere’s Head, near the Market Cross. The price was 2d.
Riots were renewed, in consequence of the high price of corn. July.(7)
The secret of dyeing turkey-red introduced by John Wilson, of Ainsworth.(7)
Rev. John Wesley visited Manchester.(7)
The weighing machine at Alport Town erected.(7)
The declaration of war against the King of Spain was proclaimed in the Market Place by Thomas Chadwick, the boroughreeve, who was attended by a procession of magistrates.(7)
Unsworth and Whittle Guild held. "Henry Grundy, Esq., of Grundy Fold, in this district, is said to have given £500 towards the expenses of this festival, which was celebrated in opposition to one which had been held at Prestwich."(9)