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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 13, 1771, London, Middlesex                                1 L O N D O Pri c Twopence From APRIL to APRIL Sold by at in PaternofterRow where AdrertifemcHts and Letters of Intelligence are taken in and where thole who ckfc to be regularly ferved with this nre requefted to Articles of and Letters from are alfoWived by RifcSARDSON and at the oppose Fleetftreet at the Corner of EiTexftreet in the Strand the Corner of CniV Chandgcrofs Bondftreet COOP in and NO WHERE APRIL From the LONDON March N the 18th at a dreadful fire which confumed houfes and It broke out near the gate of and a very high northerly wind fpread theflames with rapid fo that the fire raged lor i The miler able inhabitants were and and fuffered much from the was that a continual fnow fell to the frozen like hail fome children and fick people arc faid to have loft their lives fcy it but we do not hear that any perifhed in Two other fires began the fame night at Conflantinople the one laid twelve houfes in the ether It is faid to be all the three fires were caufed and that an attempt was made the fame night to fet fire to the quarter of the Greeks at Fanal in March The paflage of the Belt continues fo much incumbered with that it is with great difficulty the packet boats come and not without fome We bad two Hamburgh mails this morning there is one Hill due from and three of to appear April and 25 at Dividends to be Jcfay of at May Richard of Gardener and at May Thomas of Little London Elias of a the Crown J Certificates to le May 4Joel of Mafon the of Woollen Thomas of Little Henry of near the Tower of Thomas Smith of COUNTRY April After the bufinefs of the was Smith propofed to the that an addrefs of thanks fhould be lent to the Right Brafs Lord Mayor of the Ciiy of London John Wilkes and Richard Aldermen of the for their having taken fo noble a part fupport of diftributive and the dig nity of and for their noble defence of our laws and againft the moil alarmingadvances of arbitrary He wns feconded by Maud after which the Mayor and it was a matter that did not concern that therefore he would have nothing to do with He was feconded by Alderman who it would be very improper to fend an till the law had determined whether they had done right or Then rofe Alderman and What fend an ackirefs you may as well fay have done right Smith replied to our Magiftrates in a moft fenfible and fpirited and concluded with he made no doubt but every independent of would addrefs thofe noble fupporteis pf the laws and liberties of this at a 4ime when the demagogues of arbitrary power and are in the nioft to wreathe a yoke of flavcrv jfeout the neck of every free born This was by a general holding tjp of Reed then as an that rhe BurgefTes mould appoint a to draw up an addrefs to orjrcpre to requeft of them that they will be jjleafed to hi form tfeeir wliat fnare they had takeji in the late arbitrary rmd illegal proceedings of the Hoiue of He fuppprwd his motion with great and con with If our have behaved let us give thenioarWarineit approbation let us iliew our gratitudeto for what they have done worthily but if they joined in the late unconftituUonal proceed ings of the Houle of let us hew1 to that we deteft their hold t fni CD longer let us tell that reprefent none but and fuch as love to be ordxipes tointereft venal corruption let us tell the and all that the free Burgefles of New caftle will be in fpite of every rotten Member of who has trained in the path of and mean o make us Is it not alarming to that now the chief Mngiftrate of the City of Lon don lies confined in the for fupporting tke laws anil conftitution What London Coffers in her chief and ail the corporations of have reafon to ifthe Commons ailembled in Parlia furred to If we fit adieu Liberty farewell freedom we Kotitoon be like the fubjects of and glory in our grand Monarch inflead of Smith then that the Stewards of the feveral myfteries and trades ihould call a meeting of their refpeftivc Companies the firft to fign an addrefs of thanks to thofe worthy which was agreed to by a general holding up of So eager are the Freemen to applaud the con duel of the Lord Mayor and that fevera of the companies meet this night and it is thought that in three days time the addrefs will be figned by the Stewards of all ihe nvyfte ries and trades in SHIP APRIL Wind the Dutch Arrived and failed for the the from North Carolina APRIL Wind Came down and failed the Heart of for Carolina for Quebec for Senegal and for and the from the GR Arpil Part The Three Claufen and Urow from Groningen from Dunkirk and from At Cowes from Havre de At Kitts from At Marseilles from At Antigua from At from AtGlafgow from At Nevis Nevis from At ffotft HHntwreli At Cork Elizabeth and from Phila At Nantz William and from L O N D O Her Majefty was not prefent yefterday in the Drawingroom at Jamess or at but had divine fervice jerformed in her On Friday night in the Lower they came to the following refolutions on the That be granted towards difcharg ing the debt of the to replace to the Sinking the like fum paid out of the to make good the deficiencies on the 5th of of the Fund eftablifhed fer paying annuities in refpecT of purfuant to an aft George to make good the like fum purfuant to to make good the like paid to feveral perfons in in refpecl of lofles fiiftained among the horned to the Foundling for and to enable the Governors to defray any expences which raay be hereafter in maintaining and educating the children re ceived into the faid on or before the ijth of thafno fur ther orfumsof money be hereafter for the maintainance and education of fuch children as were admitted the faid Hofpital on or before the faid of for repairing the Britifh forts and fettkments on the coaitof and for repairing Cape Coaft for defraying the civil eftabliflimeiit of Senegambia for to the Turkey On Friday fet out on his ambaffy to the Court of ILxtracl of a Letter from March The Courts of Peterfbotirg and have agreed to tranquility in Poland we that this affair was fo fettled and brought into order during the ftay of Prince Henry of at that the Courts of Vienna and have taken the quieting the diitnrbances of that kingdom on Friday waited on Alderman and told him the refolu tion nenud taken t6 be Sheriff next year wirti Oliver gave him many ftrong public reafons xvhy he ought not to attempt H but he was not able to prevail ever the private reafons of Mn we are a letter from Oliver was brought by and given to Wjlkess Deputy being himfelf bufy with his Common Council Lovell told the Deputy that though the letter was directed to it was in to be feen by all the gentlemen Lovell afterwards told one of the Common Councilmen the purport of the which is faid to be as That Oliver knowing from Wilkess own declarations that his political views and intentions were very differed from was for that reafon and many other reaons determined not to ferve tbft office of ShcrriF jyith defires Wilkes to fhew this his letter to the gentlemen of his if Wilkes cetermined to perfevere in his Aldelman Oliver and his brother Thomas befides all their other public iubfcriptions and have contributed tenth part of all the money hich has been publicly fubfcribed for The ex oences of fhrievalty amount to a fum not lefs ihan even when Sheriffs are prudent the two collegues in that office make but one and are bound for each Sheriffs bound to have enough property in the county for which they fcrve to the King and his Wilkes in his prefent fituatinn has the modeity to require to be when he has not wherewith co aafvver his own credi tors notwithstanding the Supporters of the Bill of Rights have for him twenty four thouiard Add to thefe confidcra tions rhru Wilkess collegae will beanfwer able in his perfon and fortune for all the acts Wilkes may chufe as Sheriff to Jt is faid the county of Midubfex will ihortly be afiembled on this in order to demand from Wilkes what public benefit he thinks will arife from his prefent attempt and to iu ftnict him as their reprefentative not to betray their and plunge himfelf into frefh diffi culties and needlefs enormous to anfwer no public purpofe Friday the Chaplain to the Lord in his Curate of the for the piilpit oa Sunday he was that he fhould preach that there was an order agamft the Lord Mayors Chaplain preaching in the Tower On this being reported to his he faid he would not take that anfwer bellesknown by the name of the were drefled as having borrowed the fierce hats of their friends the faperiors they looked full as well and as mafculine as they M hh a mandoline in his a I followedthe finugfaced Mungoi behind all ihe evening Hon and were as with great arwj fupported their chnfaclers with and The Countefs of Oy Aai whimfiblly dreflad with a head above her ovi A joofe u ho knew her by fhp LAHA rml it r is very iVil tis not near lo great a hiight as you hnre made your Tom a Me die in Francois an ing droll aad Uie face t Lord a French Grenadier a from the and directed Evans to wait on the and acquaint him of his and which was accord ingly done when he was told by the that the Curate had been in that a confi derable and that te chofe to do the whole On Saturdry 13 prifoners were tried at tie three of whom were capitally Con Richard Hewett for the wilful of Sarah in the road to Paacrar and Richard Butcher and John HaSnes for who were alfo convicted on recommended to received fentence immediately to be executed as this and his body to be ciiffecieJ but his execution is poftponed till en ac count cf a woman to be tried for the murder of her bafiard iLn for fevcn and fuur fet to the informed that his Majetty had extended his royal mercy to them on the following condition to be transported for and Patrick for 14 which they accepted and received to be tronportecl The trial of Connor for robbing Chan cellor of of ont tloiiTaw J povintis of is put off till next Betureen ten and eleven on Friday night the doors of Carliflehoufe were and before one oclock upwards of 1000 mafks were ad Tafle and fimplicity was more remark able than the and magnificent at this There were many good mafks and characters and fome more wit exhibited lhan common at our decent The moft remarkable mafks a Windmill a blackandwhite in the character of Counfellor Wne a Chimney foon exchanged into a of the afforded much humour and reflection a Light that might be hid jn a fnuffbox a Creeping dreiled like Footman drefled on the body with Urge and the head with very fmall to fhevy one uas fit for children to play and the other for older iind the Celebrated Four were cuit for tranlporta years one for 14 one branded The two Kennedys were rood witho A Pun of the artillery clever and active beyond A lady in the cha racter of i t h of to Lady or A wsll djffUd never moved by lire ff even that of J many chattering Dons and drunken with the ufual of of the to the of the of 64 in the room of Peyton to the command o the to the command of the to of the in the room of to the command of the in tht room of John to the Rectory of in Henry Fownes Efq of Dunfter Member for to Fanny of James Mcdlicott of Efq to the Lady Sarah In James EfqAt in the Julius After ruany repeated num bers of the Nobility and who have experienced the efficacy of the Medicine for the CURE of the BITE of MAD pared by William Efq of Ormfkin he has now for good of the to intruft the fame to h William and Janie in Berkeley where it maybe had at per with proper directions for its applica and no where el e in If kept dry it will retainits virtues for many years and the public requefted to that every packet is fealed with Hills coat of and figned by Berry and is fold bv appointment of the above gentlemen Chicheiler in Surgec in Hull in Newcauie upon Northampton in Peterborough in Bofton Mctcher and in Cambridge ia Chelmsford Mr in Leicester in Litchfield and Birmingham ii Rochdale and i i Salisbury Worcefter in Nottingham and in in in Aberdeen in Chefier in and ia HERTFORDSHIRE NOTICE is herch That all h Militia Men Idmging to tie Militia cf the County cf are appointed to rejort to ike of in the faid ci Saturday the Fourth Day of May there to remain for Rivbt and liteviy to be trainfd as the laiv Dated this ztith day of By O der of the R O 0 K Clerk cf the General This Day was day was Price in printed in Quarto on fine Poft Papelj A PERSIAN and ENGLISH GRAMMAR By WILLIAM Efq Printed aad Sold by and Riehsrdfori   

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