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   London Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 24, 1765, London, Middlesex                                ' -TV".- i   I.   * *    �h  �   - Numb, 581c From THURSDAY January 24, to SATURDAY January 26, 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penny L Plymouth, Jt HIS afternodn the Edgar mail of war, Shannon   firigite, aid Hound floop, failed for Africa. Port/mouthy Jan. 23. At Spithetd, the fhips as per laft. Arrived the Porrfmourb, Hawkins j Thomas and *nn, 5 Cardigan, Langar, wfj*I Wool- wicfa, VacheriJJ, from London ; and Thames, Apim, from Dover. Sailed the Jenny, Sleight, for Ltibon. m ^ ZW,        24. Remains in the Downs, the 35aft- India yatch.   Wind N. / Gravefend, Jan. a4-   1MM b7 the        � Berton, from New-York; Eliza, Burthern, from Campveer ; Lucretia, Rmwicfc, and Ncp-tune, Steel, from Jamaica; and London Merchant, Wood, from Dunkirk. ARRIVALS at the following PORTS. At Barbadoes, Brilliant, Miller, from London. At Aikant, Recovery, Shacarthy, from Newfoundland. At Baxnflaple, Ann, Ayres, from Philadelphia. At Philadelphia, Grace, Stevenfou, from London : Hope, Torbett; and Ann, Fortune, from Briitoi ; and Bootle, Dawfon, from Liveipook. At Dominico, Britifh Qpeen, Stevens, from . London. t _ Afte* the Court broke up Mr. Alderman Jani&a adjourned to the Feathers tavern* Cheapfidc, where the gentlemen who formed the Committee for conducing theele&ion Wc affembled, at the invitation of Mr. Janffen, \vherean elegant dinner was provided; after which the following healths wire .drank, viz. The King.-The Queen. His Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, and the reft or the Royal Family.-The Lord Chancellor.-The Lords of the Trea-fipy.-The Lords of the Admiralty.-The Lords of-Trade. London The worthy Liverymen Profperity to the City of London.-A happy union between Great Britain ahd Denmark.-Trade and Navigation. May our Colonies flouViih.-Glory and Hap-pinefsto Oid Engtind. Thurfday Stephen Theodore Janflen, Efcft delivered into the Court of Aldermen the names of the gentlemen that he purpofed to be his securities for the fum of 24000 1. as Chamberlain of this Ciiy. The City takes his own fecurity for 8000 J. and fix other gentlemen for the other 160001. ExtraB of a letter from C-b~dgey Jan. 20. " As it has been the fafhion for a fet of that as Mr. Warner had declined ftanding the poll, there could be no candidate for the living but himfelf, again demandedhis pre-fentarion of the Churchwardens, who re-fufed him, and . immediately adjourned t Veftry ; neverthelefs .Mr. Smith's friends, fully convinced of their right of prefent-me'nr, and of the legality of his eie&ion, and being authorized by the moft eminent council, did at the'fame moft chearfuUy prefent him, and are determined, in qw* jundion with their, other parifo, tofupport him therein. Laft week the Rev. Mr. Benjamin Barnard, A, M. of Trinity college, Cambridge, was inftitutedio ihe vicarage of Oundle, in Northarnptonflzire, on the piefentaridn of 1 he Right Horn the Lord Chancellor. Laft weekv the Rev. Mr. Jacob Maple-toft was 'presented ro the jiving of Wood-4 field in Siury, by Humphry Devon, Efq; being \acant by the late death of the laft incumbenr. John Binley, Efij; formerly of the Ex-ciie, is faid to be appointed Secretary to the Lords Commiflioners of the Treafury. John night, by which means they rob people, efpecially women, whom they ufe very jU. A rTJrC t es of.l#tjsUll)fince, 8*. from tie Postscripts of all the Evening Papers 4/" hfi Thurfday. Amorjg other good effects refuting from the intended alliance between the Courts of Copenhagen iuid London, we arc atfbrcd a flop will i*c put to France being any longer furuifted \fcirh gups of war, artillery, or naval (teres from Denmark j which, by means-of a fecrer treaty, the former continued to receive from tire Balrick, during the whole courfe erf* the war. Some lare difpatches to Weft Florida, are faid to contain orders to the Governor of char province, ro hlfift upon certain forts on the rivers Ohio aud^ Miflii!ippi being deroolifhed, which the French had erefibd laft ftarnrner, comriry to treaties, and without their bounds, previous to the ifle of New Orleans and its de-pendencies being delivered to the Spaniards, arid that all negro run-aways may be given up. We hear his Majefty's ihips of war on the Welt-India ffetion are ordered to be each occa-^ iioiraJly fhearhed with cedar plank, in order to preferve their bottoms from the effefls of a people to mifreprefent every thing that has I Mackintosh, late of the 88th regiment happened here "of late, there is but little reafon to expeft they will deal more fairly on the prefent occafion. You muft know, we have juft got a new Divinity Profeffor, and Dr. B. is the man.-Now there are be Lieutenant in the 68th regiment of foot, in the room of Lieut. Patriarch, John Nixon, Gent, is appointed an En-fign in the 70th regiment of foot, in the room of Enfigrf Gardiner, preferred. * M prejudice in hot climates. hich water ened by diftillation, was brought up to town from Plymouth ; from whence we are informed, of board forae, I make no doubr, who will afcribe I    Thurfday a general court of the Hon. frgp JLiverwdie. La, Vjgne, ] this event to the influence of college con-   South-Sea Co . UiitH J**< *** night die4 *{r: Thomaa iMfcW�P. Townsrlerk of tftu neftions, and a certain comproroife entered into the day before the eledtion, for the Maf- I half year. 4ths evening borough. The pla^e is in the Crown, sad is tuld to be worth 20c I. pet aonu Canttrbur^ Ji laft Mr. Robert Cockran, on his return rrora London to Dover, was flopped by three foldiers, abbvit a mile from Rochefter. They difmounted Mr. Cockran, who made a def- perate refiftance j but being overpowered, wbyrobbed of above 751. yet after he was a little recovered, he purfued them (though he had lo'ft hishorfe) and came up with one, and ftruck him feveral blows with his whip; bat receiving a violent cut oh his head with fterfhip of St. J-*s. But, whatever plaufi- I Thurfday morning the Lady of the Right biiity there may be in fuch infinuations, I | Hop. the Earl of Dartmouth was fafely de-will, venture to affirm, that the Doctor owes his fuccefs entirely to Lord S*s kind inter-pofition in his favour; for, tho'outofhis had twenty- uft four from his own collegi he have got the other /i who pretend to know They liveredofi fon, at his Lordfhip'a houfe in Sr. James's-fquare. Thurfday morning the remains of the Hon. Lady Digby were carried out of town in great funeral pomp, from her late -dwel-ling-houfe in Dover-ftreer, to be interred in the burial vault of that family, at She/burfl in Dorfet&ire. matter,.do not lciupie to affei*r, that had this office become vacant before the Do&or 1 had. formed his connexions with Lord S. he would not have been able to have gained j Pay, Efq; Sheriff of the laid county. On Saturday morning, laft died, after a , John a hanger, was obi L  q  n.d  o  n .Thurfday at Guildhall- th* Sheriffs .reported to the Court of Aldermen the numbers of .the poll for each candidate for Chamberlain of this City; whereupon the Lord-Mayor, Aldermen, &c. went upon the Huitings, when the numbers were de-cl ired to be as follow : Aid. J Aid. 1 Till ni6 1102 250 fi How happy is it then for this ptace'tp have attra&ed the notice of a man of Lord S.*s rare qualities, who, meafuring other men's "vlrmerft which" others overlook. Some might indeed be inclined to entertain- fcru^ pies about the propriety of introducing foreign influence, in a cafe where the electors,- befides the common ties they are under as men and fcholars, take a moft foJemn oath to eledt the fittelt peifon, without all fatwur, partiality^ or affedion ru)balfoe efpoufed by Lord S. who has given. Saturday died, at his houfe ar Stanftead, J Tower. F war, when the lizard bore E*N,E. 380 leagues. Advices from Genoa, of the aid paft, pre* tend, that numbers of the Cor/Icans, impatient of Paoli's authority, will avail themftiyes of the prefence of the Frenck troops, to come to an accommodation with the Gcnoefe, and put themfclves again under their old matters. His Grace the DuJte of Richmond, and the Earl of Sandwich, are talked of fqt Lord lieutenant of Ireland. We hear rhat Lord Willoui^hby, Iarely de* ceafed, has left fereral curious monuments of antiquity to the Society of Antiquarians, of which he was a member. We hear rhat laft week the Ear] of Northumberland made a prefent to his Ma/efty'of his curious beaft (between a panther and a lion) "; added to the valuable collection in the Ware. Mr. Thomas Hattkin 1- nent Mahfter. gay died* aged �** at hS Bertie Mercha Middlefex Tuefday morning early, a tigrefs, kept by a {pntleimn n�rr Ncwgprt nurJcecr g� -kotn her derifirffe garden, into the houfe,,arid danger-' oufly wounded the nua fcrvant ars he lay in bed, but was foon mattered, and conluied to lier own lodg g again On Wednefday night died at lihngton, Mr. John Hailr Hat-maket irt Tower-ftr�et. We learn from Weft Florida, that Lieutenants Eubule Ormfty, Cornelius Lyfaghr, and Robert Farquhaifon, all of the 35th regiment, ftaiioned in that province, died laiely at Mobille. We are affured that a Lazaretto, for air- r fcheme for the improvement Highland 2:9 i8j ,  Mr. Mr. Deputy Ellis Mr. 1 Whereupon Mr. Alderman Janflen was declared duly eleded j afier which he addreffed' the Livery to the following purpofe : Getiflemn and Fellow Citizens, " The honour you have conferred, by eleding me to the im portant office of Cham-ber4ain of this opulent City, calls for my moftgratefui acknowledgments for fo li^nal a mark of your favour, *' Whiletnanyof you, gentlemen, have *nctfl affeftionately recollected my former .endeavour* to with a view of extending rhe herring fifhery iu the North feas, is now under con /iderarion. We hear that either a doubk du:y, or a toral prohibition on all foreign-wrought hlks, is intended to be Lid on the fame. Ic is faid thac application will foon be made ___________ to Parliament for leave ro have a market for Jive infedfe�p[aces, will be built nextTpring, on I cartle in May-Fair, fomewhat in the maimer of the wo: Id luch public teitimony of his Zeal J ing jjoods and merchandizes brought from for religion, and his abhorrence of f>Ujphtmyy . ........- r-----, --------------    ^ 1  ,   .  c .,,n and every evil work /-If another Divinity   Chidney-hill, near Stangate-Creek, and that   rtut in Smuhheld._ chair Ihould fhonly become vacant, whillt   a parliamentary aid will be granted for that the fame in'terell continues to prevail, may we not expe�t that fome notice will be taken of the Rev. Mr. K-?   How greatly would fuch a thing tend to leffen the good Cnter'j Grief of Griefs, and help him to dif-charge forae of thofe debts, which, like other good men, he is faid to have contra&ed through his love of-Virtue !" Extras of a letter from Plymouth^ Jan. 22. pofe Weft Mr Laft place been pleafed to call me forth fcfvlces on Vufc occafion; I mu� lumci*9 * was backwd in complying, not for want of an ardent dedre to accept your kind invitation; bat from a didjdence natural to i5ne in my firuation. " It was therefore an additional honour to offer my | marines ltopped to refrelh therafelves, having been fowling in the neighbourhood ; ofrAr rh*v had heen in the houfe fome time. two of their dogs began to fighr, when one of the gentlemen endeavoured to part them with his fowling piece, but unluckily ftri- wiihofiersfor balket-making, and having four men in her, ran foul of the piles at Black-Friars bridge, and went under water; but happily the watch at the bridge heard the cries of the men, and with fome additional aflfiftance took item off the piles, to which they hung. Wednefday laft, as a fervant was watering his mailer's chaife-hoifes at the watering-place at Kew, the horfe which he was upon unfortunately funk into a hole, and was drowned. The boy was with difficulty faved. Wednefday who � w� .�w-�u.*     .T..w��________ 1 king the butt-end againft a table, the piece   had lived fervant Upwards of twenty-eight to me, to have been thur raifed in my ftate   being charged, went off, and wounded him    years with Hrmer Betts, of  Newtngton, - �  1 - �   *   1 ----l-----r- 1.-1-:.j   was fo terribly gored m the field, by a vi- of obfeurity and to have been compell'd, as h were, into your fervice^ an obligation greatly heighten'd by the uncommpn unani-aniiy.and temaikable generofity manifefted towards me at fo inteaefttng ajunfturej it having been out of my power to byafs, or in theleaft to influence, the fuffrageof any one of you in my .behalf. a It has given me a ilill greater fttisfac-tion, that your fortitude alone could have affbtdedme the opportunity -of dilpfoving the JFalftty of thofe many baft and inveterate .afpejfions of my-private enemies to leifen and depreciate me in the efteete of my Eellow Citizens: but I am indin'dto hope, that even thofe will now become my friends,,who, thro' mrfirtformatiol, were before induced to be my enemies. " I ftail trouble you no further, gentle- . to jiffure jrou I will do my utmoft re you, by a faithful agd affiduous flightly in the arm ; another perfon behind him, received feveral (hot in hisbreaft and {boulder $ and a woman fervant was fo much wounded in her throat and face, that the Sarah, Ed ---------- .      foon Tuefday a young gentlewoman, genteelly dreiTed, in a flowered gown, black filk car- dinal, 8cc. was found drowned in a pond between Vauxhall andClapham: as there were ry> marks of violence upon her, it is tnought ihe herfelf perpretrated the ralh Early flie is fince dead. *' This morning Thackftone, mafter, loaded with wheat for Lifbon, near low water, tailed on the mud, nigh to thpgun-wharf, by which fhe ftrained to that degree before foe righten'd, that a confiderable quantity of the wheat is muclj j man in Featherftone-buildings, Holborn, damaged by fait water j and is now taking out, in order to preferve the remainder. ** Came into rhe harbour the Rebecca and Jenny, Ofwell, from Sr. Sebaftians, bound to South Carolina- She put in here in a very leaky condition i and waits only to We hear a plan is propofed, in order^o enab/c. the inhabitants of Wellminfler to Hnilh paving their ftreets, to lay an additional tax on ill carriages and horfes that iball pafs or repafs thro* any of the turnpikes leading out of rhe welt part of the town on Sundays. Receipt for a Jermon on Jan* 30, by the late Air. Thomas Bradbury. cc Let any one tkke a tew rattling words of his materials, fuch asSchifmarics, Atheifls, Rebels, Traitors, Mifcreanrs, Moafters, Enrim-fiafls, Hypocrites 5 Lord's anointed,. Sacred Majefty, God's Vicegerent, Impious, Blafphe* inons, Damnation; rtir thefe together in a warm head, and after a very little fliaJciag, bring them out, fcum and ally diftribure them into feveral periods, and yoUr work is half done 1 if fuch exprellions as religion,jConfcience, justice, liberty of parliament, innocent blood, liberty and property, come in your way, take off the crudities from fome of them, by foften- ing epithet?, call it- mock parliament, falfe religion, pretended cpnfcience j and tell the world roundly,  that their privileges, trade, civil rights and liberties, are chimeras  thac fuch tak fmelJs rank of forty one, and is a certain mar* of a villain and an enemy to the govern me i;r.n acteatio repair. Thurfday the parishioners and inhabitants of Sr. Ann's, Bladlt-friars, met at their Veftry-room, expedingthat Mr. Siahhand Mr. Romaine would appoint having occafion ro be abfeju from the watch-box a little time, on hi* return found that it had been fet on fire, and was entirely coufumed. On Wednefday night laft, about feven o'clok, as a gentleman was crotiing over Tower-hill, eight or ren link boys offered to light him over; but when they got hi from the houfes, they put out their links, and endeavoured to rob him j but being dif-nnhed hv foaie oeoole comine that wav. I^HE AnniverfaryMeeting of the .  W Y K t H A MIS T S, will be held ar the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, on Wednefday the 13th of February; where the Noblemen and Gentlemen educated at either of the Two Sc. Mary W tin ton Colleges, are re-quefted to meet. STEWARDS. His Grace the Duke of Bolton, The Ri*ht Hon. the Earl of Warwick, The Hon. Colonel Bru- Arthur Vanfitart, Efq; The Rev. Dr. Hay wart, The Rev. Mr. Perrott, Mr. Maifin^berd, ?Hr. GaitreU. y4Ur go^dence. � ybu have MW Mr. Smith perfifting in htsfer- 1 they took to their heels,-and made off. declarant!, oa the day o| cleftion, | It (
                            

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