Thursday, January 31, 1765

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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 31, 1765, London, Middlesex V W \ I 4 Evenin Numb. 584 3T From THURSDAY January 31, to SATURDAY February 2, 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penny COUNTRY NEWS. Off; Leeds, *Jan. 29. 1 Few days ago died at Kigpax, the Rev. Mr, Baibei, ;Re�or of Hep-won h in Lin colnfhire. ; A boy belonging to one of the iloops employed in otrr nari^a-* Uontiadfavedsh' oar'ded-ft?up in a box on board the' in, but we went to the door for fear they I in his way from Exeter to London, of an Wednefday fe'nnight died at Dorchefter, j thefe notices from the a&ing nflgiftrates in ihould.; we could perceive they liked the Ladies drefs very much, and would put their fingers on any part of ir, and laugh very heartily j in particular they admired he ladies necklaces, and pointed for them to give it to them, but when they found they would nor, they admired the pins in their cloath*, and took fome pur, whfch when a Lady in company obferving, immediately took out her pfocufhion, with which they were very much pleafed, and took al-l molt every one : I luckily had brought fome I Artiits of Great Britain. apople&rc diforder which had feized hira the morning of thsrday, Nicholas Munck-ley, Efq; of LincolnVInn. On Wednefday laftdied, aged 5$, at hi* houfe in Red Lion Square, William Hoiker, Efq; a gentleman of great fortune, who has left many charitable legacies. the country, are attended with amazing good confequences to the public, by detecting the molt notorious villains whe efcape and flee from iuftice, gangs, as well as individuals, faxing been tlureby deiefled from a reference to fuch regillers of offenders, &c. as are kept at the oiSce of the above magiftraie. Wednefday night died, afier a tedious ill- Articles ^/Intelligence, &c. fam the Postscrtpts tf all the Evening Papers 0/ iajl Thuifday. nefs, at his apartments in the Gieat Piazza, Covent-Garden, thai celebrated Paimei Mr. George Lambert, Prefident of the Society of efiel art red on every niece fome particular ii}Srk; �wWe he wis gone from this town to A.r-  rune 3 few days ago, the money was ftolen, to* tha"*ire-apply\i to the matter of the -fcjffei to lend hira ? s; which he did; but tir ooy obt^rving th* fhilliogs to hive hu,, fflarkupon them, told the" matter they were -hisovv'n: upon which hft was threatened vi.hftveiedifciplir.e, provided he made the. *Jr-.t:nemion of it a�jain ; this filenced the vfc'; y no lortter' than while he got to Armine, When he applied to his friends, who a�pre-  the mailer,*and he fc fence com- filver waie from tngland made inio rings, and gave each of them one, which made them as fine as poffible. The only thing, their King is known by is his drefs, which confifts of one of thofeeoaife fhirts that the, j _ London, and a handkerchi round |" bout his legs and feet, which ferves for fhoes and itockings j his chief men are known by focne beads Dlacad about their hair, and aU Thuifday died Mr. Marrior, formerly mailer of the Red-Harr inn in Fetter-lane, By his death there is tchperannum vacant, which the donor left for a poor old inhabitant of St. Dunfkan's in the WelL On Friday lalt was buried at Whuechapel church/1 he-remains of Mr. Abraham Nichols, an eminent Coach Painter, well known to all who aie judges of true humour j for it may be lealiy faid of him, T.xtraB of a letter from Warfa Bir. chin+lane, by the Bilfarougb -pafieK u We arrived here lait week,- after a paf-. Age-oftit ten days,.frotn Jamaica ^ I can't f*v n was a^very agreeable 01*, -a*U*fiG3pr dfc-ihe; fiftM quite- W�c t6 then* camp _ furprized 'to fee our women ride, as it is the cuftdm among them for the women to ualk, and the men to ride; tjie women do all work in general, and never fit when there is a man in company ; the men do nothing, but get drunk, and fhoot wild bealts and fowls. Y^fterd^y we had the pleafure to hear they would ail leave u&as foon a*they had reeled their prefents, which co'nfilt of a final! keg of rum and a blanker. 1 am forry to acquaint you, that Mobille is fur three mint hi* of thp ye^ar very fickly, and many aue obliged to come down here foe (hat tim*} bik^bfcrv^, thataft�r that i iwz � k^y^laeakhy, ao4abauada wuh pk&iy every thing." The Heiipr,. Capt. Maffey, and the Falmouth, Capt^ Hipbtirn, both in the Eaft-India company's fervke, now at Gravefend, are to car/y .over a number of .foldiers, and afterwards 10 be employed asltationed (hips. Upwards of .fety colliers: have arrived in the tlver^within thefe few days. Letters frcfta federal piarts of Germany ad^4itj,-that ever lince New-Y4a?&day tfaey have had a continual feries of foggy, damp, hdark weather, and that the fun had been invisible there for a fortnight, which occa-fioned uneafy apprehenfionstto the inhabitants,, lelt fome fet^l fickntfs f&ould enftle. Ttey advife: from Sweden, rtiirthe firewood for the making charcoal ft)r their iron fabricks, being very much cxhaufted, was become exceihvely de.ar > and ihsit a considerable premium had been offeree! for the Georg Uen'e�al of Litlnunia3 conform-ably ro ihe decree prouoiniced by the Diet of Convocation i elativejy to the Great General of die Crown. Accordingly both the Gre^t and Little Gcneril of Lithuania were fervently exhorted ro confenr to rliis difjw/Irion of tiis Republic; The King even cJied .them to his aU the Senators rofe up fiom tlieir places to enrrcu chem ; The .E^ueflrim Order preffed them from the top of rheir benches co make a voluntary refigiuriou c>f their anrlioriry, and ro confenr ro the eflaMiih-menr of a commiilioii : Luc nothing could bend The Bifhnp of Wihu, fon ro tliQGreat General of Lirhiunia, fj^oke with very grc;i� fijree in defence of his fuher, reprefeiuing to ri.? RepuMic the dangerous"coivfcui-�nccs which f I faiior, and a woman with whom he coin-bitedi- when the-latter ftabbed Mr. Wiikins in, the breait with a penknife, which wound penetrated fo deep, that he expired as they ; were conveying him to the Infirmary. The \ woman initantly got away, and took wi h ] her 27 K of the deceafed's money, j LaitTuefday a young man, juft come 1 otit of Norfolk, was met by a weil-drefs'd j man at Temple Bar, who aflced him how he did, how long he had been in town, and whether he wanted a good place; the country-man replied he did j when the other told ttm, iMt rf he would go vWthwt t& a j*WJc houfe new Freer-lane, he would give they r ,r y rhe 1 -i/t the hi had a note whare 10 apply for one: not been-lone in the alehoufe before fe- veral other gayly-drefsJd young fellows came -in, who fat down ro gaming, and aher fume time afked the countryman if he refuk from a dirrfnurid'jTdf the aurho-oi* tli? Great - General - and demanded at wh.u crim? Jus father had com-an:r .! iii.^/ nv: Dk-t Convocation, in which prcro^arivv? cr' l*:? ch :r^: had f.eci1 aiTured to him> when.they liiiwtJ li.r.f-.- of:he Crown. Thefe great debates were nevertheleis e.ijrdby the eftahlifluneut of -'thecoinmifllon, in fpire of tne iledfkfl oppofitioi? of the Grear Generals, who the day afrer carried to the airs oTT the Republic, a nuiiifclioj which they would not receive, there. cc On the i8rh, the Count Czajtfky, Palatine of Mariehbourg, and feveral others Deputies froAfl Poiiltt PruiEa, withdrew from ^]^a^-faw, extremely difconrtntcd with the piet, on accomu of rhe general toireft^bliflied by them in that PaLtinate.** Private lecters from Paris mOTtiorr, that commercial treaty of a very advaiitageoos na� Hire has lately been concluded with the Court IUU1C l**tlC dlACU LUC VUUUli j --1 � TUT.. 1_� I � , ... would make one, Hvbich he refufed, but ac T ^irid> wherw,, amoJlg ot^er ' .... France engages to furnifh the Spiiiifli American ' have likewife dined in i the latter, I believe, tis t'rte Otfl^ perfon rtiat ever wrote in favour *o'f\htvs ptecef .and I mutt fay, I believe he 1 j'sforry for-writing fuch accounts, as it has ' deceived evety one that is here ; for he cer- s, which we making coals of turf. We rauit correct a paragraph in our paper of Tuefday la ft (which was taken from a Morning Paper of that day) relating to the breach in \Veftbury Level, in the county of tiiexhaving been fince informed, from betterau!hoiuy, that though the verdict of "lt:wotfW produce every thing; 10 rar tne ^ofttnrryy'it produces nothing but melons; ^eciin get no greens but turnip-tops, and sfofew of theni that Vhepriceof a plate-full is.^fhilling;.every.thing here that i^necef-hff tVfUupiy ftatufej comes frorA England and other places; fo juifee how dear.every thing is. 4t The fiift thing we heard, after we arrived, *<'as, that theie were four hundred xvilji Indians encamped-about half a mile from the town,.and as we fat at tea in the afternoon, two of them came in fo drunk they could not (land ;* we were told we mull give jhera fome liquor, which was all they come #br; but one of them would lleep in an outer room all nighr, which he did, and when we got up in the morning, which was pretty foon, he was gone. In about two hours'after the King of ihem came, whofe ti'le u the Wolfe King ; he was, very lucky for us, fo drunk that he fell down in the outer room, before he could enter the houfcj W direflly called out for wine, which wa brought him, and the?, he infilled uppn bu dripkirig,wkh him, which we weic obliged to do', though fo early in the morning :  notwitjiiUndinghe was fo drunk when hei catne, he drank two bottles of wine, and would have drank as much raoie; but �a fpec Cou^t length confenied,: and they foon tricked htm out of jl. 8s. They then gave him directions to 3 gentleman at Hyde park ^Corner, who they faid wanted a man to look after fumehorfesi but he couldfind no fuch'per-fun as" he was'dire<2ed to, and before he returned the (harpers had made off*f ; Monday night Jafc ihe*hpufe .Qf .Mr. TGunfoni "Pawnbroker rin Derby-court, St. James's, was robbed of four batches, thaty pair of filver buckles, a quantity of fnutt-bo^es, &c. as fuppofed by tome perfons getting in when the ihop was opened in the morning, and concealing themfelves till nighr, in fome part of the houfe; and the next day one John Flinty a .young fellow who had formerly lived in-the houfe, bqing taken intocuflodyonlirfpicion/andcarried �before Sir John FfelSingat the Public Office in -Bow-ftreer, after a long examination, confeifed, that-hehadgorintoMr. C^unfon's houfe in the'manner above-mentioned, and concealed hiinfelf in theqslfar till r6*tPV:i 1 Morgan, tvhn efcaped out*of Newg*te ibtf� rime fince, is now at Brtifiels, in a-diflreSe^ aftid irarving condition. He has wrote to a per-fon in London to make a coJle^lton ft* tiim. * We hear by a gentfcntainvJp \yas a-paflenger irom Aqtigua on tmard the William astd Mrry, JMercluntman, David Donaldfon,^CI!c$r^uz&r ^hicrrXvas flxtpwrteked in MountirWy, 6#> the w i coail of CormvaJ],,tbe 8tb of January, that was found to beione to a woman c . ' 4. ,.ur.V;#-fl Wd3 & 1 ^veatpartof the cre\v \yj}re rnrraCrujwyiy^yed through the humaniry and ready affiflaact^nf the conn try people, who, at the hazarg'gffaeir o\yii IlVB^TeF^'dmvnThii^ ropes pvef^bme rocky at ^ blateL called ^t-faveYKr- irew were drawn.' rrp/ahff haprSlj^.^. I Joh Turner* Merchant, in Fleet-ltreet, toMifs r I Griffith, only daughter of Mr, .Maurice hands, or> his bringing home his io3d.of. Wednefday night laft information 'v'as' fent to Sir John Fielding from an a'ling magi Urate in Nonharaptonfhiie, of his having committed Jofeph Sparrow, John Taylor, and Richard Perry, the three ringleaders of vthe gang of houfe breakers, and at fathoffc-hi orher\vife mutt have iricvirahiyi perifhed; the (hip, cargo, and the. reft of the crew were torally loit. Merchant, in Newgate- I who, within thefe few days only, fled fom ftreer. - On the 8th paft died, at his brothers houfe in Dorfet-itreer, Dublin-, aged 74, Brett Norton, Lfq; eldeft fon of the la e Colonel Robert Nonon, d^-fcended from a very antieni family in Buekinghamihire. He \va&.in:th& fervice of the-crown forty-fix# London, and have, with the (eft of their accomplices, (molt of whom are likewife in cultody) infciled for fome^ time pall the neighbourhood-of Hackney, Walthamftow, Woodford, Wanlled, Stratfoid, Bchv, MiJ^ 9 gentleman that came to pay us a vjfit, finding we had fuch difagreeable guefts, fent forfomeof hisMajefly^Chicfs.to.tAfcehim ,-..... away, which thSy did, after getting almoll4 yeare, and had a troop in the tzih regnn-ent J town, ^^'der ^o^rakc thtir trials at rhe as drjink w lie. The next day two of thfe � of dcag.oon^ " ^ 1 01 ' ^ T" End, Siepney, &c. and the above three offenders will be imm'fedi!trely removed to in o.'der uine Old Bail L L PerfuhfAat have any Claim � th^ tlla^e or ^ofts of SamuW Cooke, Drayton in the County of Oifetd^ deceafed, deiifed forthwith to ivnd in their refpedhve njan's ; As alio, aU I'eafons mdtbted to the 'Samuel Cooke,. re deiireil to pay their refpefl l>e!;rs to Sarah Taylor, Richard John Qrinkwater, now n-]aie of Dwyi afbrefiid, or their Oryer, ou or before the-a of Much neit, otheiwife tiiey will * without farther Notice.

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