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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 28, 1771, London, Middlesex                                Price Twopence FrQm S A T U R D A 0BCEMBR 8 to T U t S D SoM by in PaternoBerrow where Adverrifemrhtir in acd where who 10 regally krwsd widl Articles of and Letters from dio ia Pleetftreet j ft the Comes is the Strand jfte Corner of HARUWK tt tie the boutpi of cad NO WHERE DECEMEER From Jty LONDON NOVEMBER N the 6th there was a fire in this which COR fumed near an hundred lioufes amongftwhich were thofe of the Reis the other officers of the And on Satur at another fire brekc out which bafnt with great in a ftrong gale of for ton and confuraed in infinite number of having burnt near half a mile in All the letters frotn Mofbow now that the difeafe there is greatly decreafed one letter brings an that the deaths in a throughout the whole did not ameunt to more than and the froft being fet in the Nva having been frozen ever fmce the ajd of laft month it is contribute to eradicate the m which the departure of Count who is laid to be on his return feems to Prince Tolkonfki is appointed Governor of Mof and is gone v The King has been pleafed to appoint Hugh Efq Sir John Edmund Timothy Thomas William Sir Richard Frederick Richard Hughes and Charles to be principal Officers and Commiffioners of hisMajcftys i i i S H J P N E W S Wind blows the ihips as Put back the Wird Came down re with the fiiips as of Uncoin Eafl for India j the lor and ior GR AVESEN Faffed by the 2tn from Riga from DuHin tViiy from Hamburgh ironi Pcvr fcurgh and fium Jamaica and from at the following Forts fiom at Thomas and from at from at from at from at Jeune from at Amiable frnrn from at at from at from at ady froTi at from at from at Duke of from at from at Andero m a at TVIary and from at On the of next month his Excellency the Count de AmbafTador from the French is expected houfe in Great George which is ordered to be fitted up by that time far his The three Ruffian who have beta here fame propofe to continue in ior the and have taken a houic in Lti for their Extrafi of a Letter from data You will not he difjlfafed to that we latt might rejected the maney becaufe materially al tered on your flde of the Such a fpiritof li berty as ho wed itle If on the would have killed poor Lucas with had lie been then The debute was compared witii the magnitude of the queftion the event was 1 had alinolt The bill when returned troin was accompanied with that T alteration or of little or no had been tiade it was then and tentto the Houfe there read aird commitred ou the report of the it was obfeived three alterations had been made in That the tax of as an aid and to lierrinijiiihery had been laid on every barrrl of imported lind anexception in favour dfBritiih i This is a new and can fcarcely be fuid to inter fere with as certainly receive at leaft twenty bairels of Dutch for eveiy one that tve reeive from The fecmd alteration was relative to Our bill fpscified thit no darnaiT lincivihculd be importevl into Ireland without a itipuiated tax ift England they were pleafed to except lent from This exception tended to injure that part of our linen as all tbe Si andHamburg damilks that we have coine di redky to from and muft be confeqnently exempt from this Had it been thofe of the manafiflura of no objection would have bren But the third appeared Rill of more confequence in our bill a tax was dl in ported or cotton and linen mixed but whether by or by miftake in the copying was changed to all and linens wording of cotton and iine might have beenImportfd duty Jiavegiven the India Man chefter of ppufing In their to mauifeft afid great detri ment of our and the of oiir printed You will readily that alteratiens fb plainly calculated to diftrefs this exclufive of that jealoufy we have ever even in the moft imniateriaf change made in our railed fuch a fpirit of refentment in the that we feeaaed to vie with each ether in exprtflirig oitr at the and the conltquences likely to arife from But on looking into the fecond or copy of this which had come the night before through Scotland to nd which government had never accuftomexl to or cowpare with the former till but to ccnfider as a cautionary lelt the delay of the arrival of Hi bill fent by Holyhead might occaiiou the cf the current acT for the additional duties it wasob ferved that this lail the me ft mate ial was What was then to be done The firft bill was before and properly the lecoiu onhbrought down from the neither tolled 5 it was therefore for to take no rice of it and yet it was that we liouid difpofe of tlc former before Pvery body agreed that we miglit not to admit n bill fo yet nnny great inconvcaiencies mijht arile fromour i ejecting a rnonev bill at fo late a and wilhed therefore to adjourn the decifion to next in order to have time to confidcrof an ex pedient that might relieve us from the dilemma we had got It was propofcd that a anl uldrefs to his fhoukl be be drawn up but tliis was loon overruled as in adequate the admitting of any though under the would in ixlinquifliment of our own rights and have a tendency to the of the very fjunJation and exiftence of Par There a divifion on the queflion rf which was carried againit it from Nerth whidv has for a mo fitppreffed the tUHaultuary fpirit of tlie peo ple but if this report QiouUi prove gr a1 we begirt here already to dcubt the veracity God only knows what will be the i a true of th djllreffed fituation of the Duch in howevcr cautious the Ma gi ft rates may be to keep1 it from being P The week1 before a Farmer near Rotter dam lolt one LunJreJ andfextt Cyius out his whole which confined of no more than hundred Exlraft ofa tetter from dated relative to the den by lightning ta LffMrstscei boujt In by out a forry v two firft tins bifl s p win b fptfttry Upprob in tw lv 05 to 77 the alteration of the were then rejecled with new hill were immediately read and approved of two hours I am from an idje complaifance the ore complied On Monday ied to tiie ifap direcMy to London ifitmeeis it nay be all the ad ditional which are at lead fourfifths of the revenue of this muft In defence of the ns to the infertion of the two firft Itera it he that they were difpofed to that they contended for the rights and privileges of and that party had no hand in the This is likewise if attention he paid to the lift sf the voters as of the numbers ab there vrrre at leaft five of the to one of thofe ufually ftilcd tbe Friends of the whole party of Shannon being gone into the ea the preemption of all bufmefs being It was furely a wanton aft in the advifcrs of this unlefs it was intended by ft to overturn mcafures were already on too ticklifli a Many now look for another pro more for a dillbUition I think This is no a prudent time for England to throw this country into a general commotion J am as matters Government would lofe ihength by a general ExiraS of a Letter from eur Comfpandsnt ar ibe dated December The States General for this moxli pall been conltantJy deliberating upon ways and mrans to prevent a which begins to threat t the Seven United The bell Wheat bread is already fold there at the priceof tbree psnce per and Rye ia fold a dearer rate irr proportion to the value of thofe two grains The poorer fort of who are by much the moft numerous are not able to purchafe even the latter fo their wholefubfUt ence is nothiug but and even that fruit 3f the earth is advanced in double to what it was laft The common fuel of the Dutch and that too is grown fo that the middlingclafs of find the with this neceflary article of domeilic utility as for the they are oblige to ga intireiy without Theie together with the havuck that has for thefe tvo years been made by the and which itii continues to carry off their have incited the Dutch to rife up in The alarmed at their oivn as well as that ef the diftreffed came at laft to the refolution to take the of their Fel low Countrymenferioufly into deliberation and they ilfued a phcart to prohibit for a cer tain time the further diftillation of gin from malt Cut alas is only a palliative medi not cur tlie prcftni and the prelent dearnsfs ajid of grain is the evil the people complain For as well for the Magi flricy as or the it was reported here that Ke arrived ia tue Tcxel two The night before at hatf paft nine a Hidden atrd alarming and guft of wind and arpfe from the and in the Jhorteft fpace of tiiTje after the clouds firft it difchargcJ its whole contents of fire on our houfe the lightning descended in ftreams by the north ftack of as well as through two windows on that fide ahnoft every article ki the northeaft above and was or greatly damaged the and which divided thofe rooms from the hall and the plaifteriog thrown down thing in the clcfst of the northeaft chamber was totally except your and that was either or fo that it is little better old filver every glafs ir the rtortheaft parlour below was nattered into millions of pieces the pieling and wails of the northweft below and were Hkewife broke to and fcatter ed about the chimney torn down below the fo that it muft be rebuilt from the cieling of the fe ccnd The lighting paffed into the cellar through a wide rent made in the floor of the icar the hall fome fifteen or twenty from the windows where the and on the onpofite fide of the within a fev feet of the foot in which tire writer of the account was ftanding after melting row of pewter plate and other made its way out en the northweft The hall and are only damaged on the fides next the northeaft and by the whichflew with incredible force in every The fouthweft above and received no in iu the near the foot of the flajr cafe and two were in the dining ami her uere in the fouthweft chamber the with her nurfe and two other were in the northweft chamber above in the there were nine per fons up and myfelf and yet we all efcaped except being and almoft fufTocated by the duft of powdered and a ftrong fulphureous I was inftantly fenfible of the danger to which the whole family had been ex and flew up ftairs with apprehenfions that cannot be defcribed oh how fliall I exprefs my gratitude I found all except the fur prife andhorror of forne all I feu re li ed every above and below until I was Iktisfied the houfe was not on which for fome time I had too much rcalbn to People who have furvyed the damage exprefs and pai ticularly at the efcape of ten difperfed in different parts of a houfe 1l greatly and myfelf had but jiift quitted the hall had we there a minute we in all have perihed or at beft been ter ribly wounded by fplintsrs of which flow with amazing covered every prvt of the One large two very large the large folding doors of a book The Court of Vienna his publiihsd an ordinance in all the Hereditary enjoining ai the Con federates that are there to ispart wirhin the fpace of one ami previoufly to difcharge whatever debts they may have Orders ar given for a chain of cruizors to occupy the following rations on the North two from Tinmouth to two from Benvkk to AbiVs two from Abbs Head to Murray and the like number between tliat place and theifland of On Wednefday fennight the Charle and and the both of in a hard gale ef driven on the Salt near the and lot the crews The bound was tinzoth upon theSfagg Lizard Point the crew were fa The Thorn is arrd Steward Pile and all milling ihipji from Got are fafe arrived at afVer being out in the late bad The faom is pnt into Galway in diftrefs he i iaJen with and it is thought that he will be The Daniel Malloway is inftituted to the tioiy f Foulneis in by the preftntaticn of the Earl of Winchelfea 1 On laft of in wai from hishorfea ftw milesfrouj that killed laft the ended at the followi i Prize of as foft of 33901 of 50 3904 Prizes of 30604 39287 36p7 IlMJ 034539728 4i87 20681 13896 14762 40048 correfpondeiit fjivonred as with theJollow ing lift of in the lateState Lottery j and by whom they were wkich he aflures us is and may be depended on fold in a whole ticket by Weuham and and ii property of fume gentLmah it awlioie ticket by Nathhn vHeJeW ifiRJRgrl and fe the property of a gentleman at IbU in a ticket Barnes and is the property of a gentleman in the fold in a whole ticket by the and is the property of a merchant in fold in a wholi ticket by Daniel the and is the property of a gentleman in the foidin a whole ticket by Richardion and fold in fliares by Haz Jd and 5000 fold in 14 hares by Micholfon and Thefe two laft prizes are the largeft that have been divided in fliares this The two other prizes wefe fold by private people On Friday morning wag found in his bed at his chambers in Maudlin one of the Gentlemen of his Mafeftys and of the Choirs of Paul and Tburfday morning a youth about 17 years of who had been accufed of robbing his eminent tradefman in was ound hanging in his bedroom fome pieces which had been were fotmd on him the day Friday a young daughter of in fell from the window of the which three lories into the and died on the Friday night the flaughterhoufe of of the was broke aud robljed ot and houfe to the value of and The fame night the cellar of cheefe of tbe fame was likewife broke and robbed of 14 firkins of fuppofod the faTne Samuel Efq of Queens te Mifs of at to Mifs of Charles in the to Mifs of iii linen irt to Mifs daughter of WaKer of Fridayft At his houfe in GrofVftnor Efq a gentleman poflened of a very plentiful At her ioufe in Carzon a widow gentle At his houfe on John Thom Efq formerly an eminent but had retired from At Zachariah At of a violent Mils Sully youngeft daughter ef Francis In Ljncolnsinn William In Francis At his houfe John gauze and ribbon In a widow In Mifs only daughter of Philip Efq At aged At hi haufein Attheir ioufi in StrarX Harriot wife of ageu about 17 years j they had been married but fix iu Luci COR W ANT ED at in Pnells to officiate Lecturer vn the and to keep a Grammiir the Lerain pronts and 8oi a with n priljjtfl of Any Genile nan svhjm tjiis will pkafs to write toEdward Efq at Icnryn or 10 fams of F the Surgeons Ser and uf the lao loorh rtgiinent f which Ljime from Martinique in theyear or bioe at PKmouth imnKdiaieiy on rival from nre now theyare dtfirej to oftice in VVeiViiniicr where they msy be fcrt to or iiany of are rtl flciing in cr in nny u rlic tle will make they will be for their J5i Neil prJ J DanLl John Ca   

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