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   Lloyd's Evening Post And British Chronicle (Newspaper) - March 23, 1763, London, Middlesex                                Vol . XH. ] [Numb. 8S9; From WEDN E Sfj> A Y, March 23, to F R ! D AY, March 25, 1763. { 4 THUR 6 D A Y> March a*. CO u N T R Y N E W S, 'fortjmoutK March 22, ! HE Commwi^iflg Officers] of the Marines are very I bufy here in meafuring| the^3fneh;fe|{tee the reduction ; n^flfeto be kept butyoongmen, and none .,,.,.,.. underfivefeet fix inches. fort/mouth* March 23. A few days ago Col. Stanhope came into town, in order to regulate the Marines. Monday they began fcy discharging 100, and are continuing ta '�do the fame each day._ LONDON^ At the General Quarterly Court of the Eaft India Company, held yefterday, the linutes of the laft General Court, held at MercbantTay]orsHall,the ^thinftant, were -read, Containing the Thanks then voted to the Chairman, Thomas Rous, Efq; in thefe words. " Resolved, * That it is the opinion of this Court, * that the conduft of the Chairman, in re-c lation to the terms of Peace with France, * fo far as concerned the Eaft-India Com- * panyj tsdeferving of theApprobationa^id ;   Thanks Jpf this Court 5' an^rfiis Court doth accordingly f^r�^hanks^to the *Ch^ixwnrforhj3ende^vojirs, care, and * attention to the intereftfi of this Company, * refpecling that weighty matter/ After which, Mr. Dorrien,'^Deputy-Chairman , acquainted the Court, that thofe Directors, who had lain under the imputation of having paffed a negative on the Chairman's j uftifying his conduct relative to the late Preliminary Articles*^ far as they concerned theEaii-India Company, would very ibon make public their juflifieation.-Lord Clive afterwards addrefted himfelf to the Proprietors, and in order to obviate fome im-preflions, which might have been made to "4iis difadvantage, by "the too great zeal of a Proprietor, who had made an extraordinary ( motion in his favour, defired leave to alTure t ford and other places. They begin the 25th.1 At the quarter feflions on Tuefday laft, Along apprenticeship. The Chairman then, in amort fpeech, informed the Court, that -he had always laboured to preferve harmony arid unanimity; that hb never thought of oppofition, till oppofnitya to him had no^ only been made without tjoors, but had found its way into the Court of Directors; and that Lord Clive having done him the honour of offering, to jbin^jim at the en-fuing election, his regard to the interefts of the Company, and to his Lordfhip's qualifications andabilitiestofervethem, in points of the moil effentialconfequence,had induced him, reaclily anil cordiaUyj to embrace his Lord Giip'a prppofal: After which, the Court adjourned. The Gibraltar, Urquhart, having loft her rudder, and fuffered other wife by bad weath er, was driven on the coaft of Portugal. The Captain and crew took to their boat a little to fhfc northward of the Bar of Oporto, but the |>pat oyerfet, and only one Seaman was favei.  The veflel has been feen fince off Viana. We hear that the Underwriters, (in consideration bf the bravery of our.Britiih Tars) are come to are&lntion to infure no fhips but thofe that are wholly navigated by fuch hands, as it would be Very impolitic to conti-nue^fereignJailorsIdl^iMercharits Yeroec afterittar conclofion of Pe�ce* *fhe; ejection of a Recorder, in the room of Sir William Moreton, deceafed, -is fixed for the, 7th of April. We hear their Majefties will Hand in per-fon as Sponfors to the new born fon of the Duchefs Dowager of Hamilton, Lady to the Marquifs of Lorn.      *" It is expected a trial of great conlequence to the inhabitants of the borough of South-wark will be tried at Surry affizes. It is an indictment againft a citizen of London, admitted and fwom a Conitable of the Borough by the fole authority of the city of London, for not attending out of his precincts the refpective feffions of the Peace, held by the Juitices of the county at Guild- J r things; Robert Clegg and James Watts, for robbingiWr. Michel, of Plymouth, of 70L $5$^ watch; John Linigar, forfalfely aifuraihg the name of a Sailor, in order to receive his pay; and Walter Tobin, for breaking open the chamber of Mr, Rowe; all received fentence of death. On Monday laft, ^ Peter Weikett, who now ftands indicted in London, Middlefex, and in the County of Effex, for feveral fraud*, broke out of Chelmsford Goal, where he was lately removed from^cwgats'iby Habeas Corpus. A poor Girl, not eight years old, who had been removed from theparifhof Lydlinch to Pulham, in Dorfedbire, and cdAmitted by the parifh to the care of one of the Overfeed, being brought to be buried, the Clergyman hearing there was fome fuipicion, the child had died of hard ufage, refufed to bury hec; however, next day, after the inflection of the Coroner, (he was buried: But a frefli iafor-mation being the day after laid before Johto Hutchins, Efq; of Sherborne, he, attended by Mr. Bragg, Surgeon, went to the place, and the body was taken up; and there ap* peared on the head, and other parts of the body, feveral bruifes, and a wound oyer one ey�5 her jaw too being difplaced, fuppofed jo.have been dc?ne by a blow; On which a warrant^as iffued.for taking into cuftody the Overfe3^jh whom the Girl lived. Tuefday a la fan at a child a .them, that it was never his intention to put himfelf at the .head of the Direction, for that .he had taken a refolution never to be Chairman or Deputy; and declared, his fole mo->tive for coming into the Direction, if he ihould be fo happy as to fucceed in his present application, was, to have an opportunity of ferving the Company to the u.moft of his abilities, by his advice and affiftance in the political and military department of their affairs, iji which.he might-fay he had ferved John Zephaniah Holwel, of Mount Felix, and William Shakefpear, of Walton upon Thames, Ei'qr-.. took the oaths to qualify them for acting as Jultices under his Majesty's Cpmmiifion of the Peace for the county of Surry. On Friday laft ended the affizes at-Exeter, whei William Langton, for breaking in to the i Don't take my Word, but go and fpy, houfe of Mr. Pousford, at Throwle?, and ! And view them all attentively; , .  . *a \     1     ) Tntn, if you ve lecn the like before,  taking away a coat, waiftcoat, and other ; beiuvc jhearty feiiow mqic, ibw, in Little St. Jauies's, ?tit two years Old, got it under her feet, andNhad it not been for per-fons prefent, in all probability the child would have been torn to pieces. To the Virtuosi and Joyous.- Written by a Choice Spirit,, at the Dwarf *s Tavern, C fie tie a fields. STEP in, my Bucks, and view the Blade In Miniature, the bell e'er mads j jocund' and merry; full of Glee. .AjmI loves a Bumper-that you'll fee; The vAiious Whims he'll ihew to you Will make you ftAre-I vow 'tis true. There large as Life, are to be feen Of Prullia both 6he King and Queen; And Ferdinand, that Hero bold, That made great jkogiio's Blood run cold, And his Soup meft^re Troops to fcamper, Whom he did fadlyylague and hamper* A Sparrow too, of Knowleige keen, [Sure fuch a Bird was never feen \) Can fpell your Name,-knows Colours too, Tell, White from Black, and Green from Blue, And numerous other Things can do. .1 [Price Two-peace Halfpenny.]   

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