Tuesday, February 12, 1765

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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 12, 1765, London, Middlesex Numb. 581S From TUESDAY February 12, to THURSDAY February 14, 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penny ?rMtfo London G Liflm% 7l IX mails are due havfng behaved very valiantly in battle un^ der the then King of Scots, his Majefty commanded him to change his name of Le-riOx for Napier, faying, for that in the bat- from Falmouth, tlfi he ^ (nQt Ws fellow * one of our l?ft letters {hfi dau^hters of the Lenox famij was being ot the nth married lo the anceftor of Lord Darnly, fa- of Bec*mber,and lhef lQ james VI. of Scotland and Firil of no packet appears; but as the wind is now fair hourly M'e may expe�i one- Their Imperial eta * Monday 7 vvn from and the England. Thefe particulars were regif-teredbySir William S'egar, in the Herald's Office. Sherborne, Feb. ir. On Friday morning, . ----^. ~. 1JIO i..ai uu Wiu iUi.ucu about one o'clock, afire broke out in the I very (hortiy.[\Vc tivnk it hiah time to exaftnefs, that one might have faid he had learnt hi* exercife. This is what thefe men fay they took particular notice of, notwith* Handing the dread with which, no doubt, they were feized. We are aflurcd rhar an additional duty at ftaqps is ro take place in all the Budib coloiUc* in America. * We have rhe Left authority to fay, there are not any intentions of eftabiiihing a, lottery this year. In future the fupplies will grow lefs and lefs on account of a faiutary fcheme to enable thl colonies to fupport themfclves without bein burthenfome to their mother country. cr md Queen of the Romans made their yefter^day mornfog. In xhe evening Gal 7 Majefty The Count de Lavrian, Lifto plied for his being recalled from that court, ihe Count de Scarnafiggi has been appointed *o fucceed him in the fame charafter. Berlin^Feb. 2. Laft Wednefday the King of Pruffia, attended by the Prince Royal and young Prince Henry of Pruffia, and the two Princes of Brunfwick in his fetvfes, fet out from hence for Pot2dam. workfhop of Mr. Harroid, Coach-maker, near Nonhern-hay, Exeter, which entirely confumed the fame, together with the dwelling-houfe, and feveral new chaifes al-moft finifhed. The guard of the ijih regiment, now quartered in the ciry, carife to their aififtance, and both officers and men behaved with all diligence on the occasion. Some days fince, the bailiff of Mis. Merry weathfcr, of Shaftefbury, was found murdered and thrown into a pit not far fiom that place. On Friday laft one farmer Gear's wife, of Mifterton, one mile from Crewkerne, was delivered of three children, all boys, and were chriftened the fame day by the names of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Saturday WbinbalL Feb. 12. The King has been J one of them died, and on Sunday morning itatww _ o_________ William Markham Doctor of Laws, one of his Majefty's Chap-Iv; s in Ordinary, theDeanry of rhe cathedral church of Chrift and the Bleffed Virgin Mary in Rochefter, void by the death of Dr. John Newcombe, late Dean thereof. BANKRUPT. Francis Wright, of the city df Norwich, Money Scrivener and Chapman, to furrender the i yth and i5rh in flam, and 26th of March, ;;t three in the aft.4 noon, at the White Swan in Sr, Peter .of Mancroft, Norwich. Certificate to be allowed. Thomas Rock, of the ci-y of Briftol, Merchant, on or before the 5th of March. fee was delivered of another boy, but dead born, and without arms or legs. They were all large children, and the woman is likely to do well. COUNTRY N W S. heictfter^ Ftb. 9. On Monday laft died at Nottingham, Mr. Hewifh, fen. aft eini-aentlfofi6iT.a4^ a&*��frhe Ald&jftea jof that coi$oiati&h./ ' / , . , Sunday laft died at Gumley, inLeicefter-fbire, JVJr.&irby, amemineat Grazier. We hear-that the> corporation, of Leicef-and Nottingham have feparately peti-troned the Houje of Commons, to rake into LONDON Tuefday her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Dowager of Wales had a numerous and fplendid levee at Leicefter-houfe. On Friday laft the Hon. Lord Gore* and his Lady, fet out for France. - * John Bromley, Efq; is elefted Knight cf the Shire for the county of Warwick, in tli* room of the Hon. Mr. Craven, now Lord Craven ; and on Tuefday he took the oaths and his feat. His Majefty has appointed Robert Skene, Efq; to be Major in the jid regiment of foot. * 4t The company of dragoons is returned froifl Langoyne, and is now at St. Chely. The officer who commands them gives him-felf all the movements poJible, and forgets nothing to deliver us from this inoniier. We hope f! en his zeal, hiscourage, and the They have at length determined at Vienna to valour of his ;:oop3, that he wul fucceed | ^trench the fuperfluous Whvals in the calendar., winch are to be celebrated on the fefpec-tive Sundays following. Monday fonr perfons well fltiird in the making Brlcilh china3 w?re engaged for Scot* land, where a new porcelain mannfadtue is going to be eftabhfhed in rhe maiiLer of that no.v carried on at Cheifea, Stratford, and Bow* \X;eare uffiircd, that the Hoflers and Gloves in.Nottiiigham and the neighl>ouri)ood thereof have prefented a petiuoJi to parliamcur, for relief in plieir feveral occupations, ferting Smb. the greateft hardihips they have lo:i� fufibred ly the importation of thofe commo^Uties from abroath Mciulay anotlier ForeitaJIer was* taken up J The Houfe of Lords have vcty lunnancly take:, the fame under their consideration for the relic? of the poor. We hear that John Parerfon, Kfq- Member for Ludger.haiJ, w.ill fucceed the late Mar (he l^ickinfon, LTq; as Chairniaji of tiie Comrfrlr* tte of ways and me n, tlq^ in the co;:uni.hjn cf-he peace foriiut county,. La it week uu-d .nt iventifh Town, Mr. John Pnii i; , anilt of thi?  Sundjydied, in Tr. r. ;ireec, Soho, Mr, James Wooden Grocer in Hul '.\Sv: hngraver, the greatelt t,.U-,. 1,1 England, 1. ly a wholcfale Monday v.i^i< .  *, itoufe ar Cam- berv\el)t Phiiip ^ :.- \, L.Ij; ot Dulors-Commons. Monday ni^;: illiiels, at his Jones, many yea t office in Majeiiv : " 1. rtfer a lingering . ^iii.b'j <k, Mr. Tuefday morni.-^ - a very .e- dious illnefs, at n:.' i'-.^in^ Li u.ecouniry., Mts. Bert, who to; many years kept the. Swan tavern ac ;;.e foot of Weftminftc[r-bridge. Tuefday morning a fire broke out at the Red-Lion, a public houfe in Bow-ftreet, . Xo the Gentle J ond He Aims? is appoiated wichHofpital. A detachment of. the royal regiment of artillery is ordered to be in readinefs to embark on the firft notice for North America. ter make waited- on his confideraiion theprefent high price of grain; and devife fome means for fpeedy relief. I Majefty on Monday with their petition, his Majefty was gracioufly pleafed to anfwer, That he held nothing ! Inthis'town in particular, where wheat for J nearer to his heart han the happrnefs of j agfeatpartof the winter wa& fold for 58 s. his people, and that the/ may be affured, per quarter, gone the- poorer houfekeepers mult had not the more wealthy, generouily. exerted themfdves in behalf of their.fuBering fellow creatures, and that in raapner which does the higheit credit to the benefactors, their relief having in fome meafure been e-qual to the wants of the fufferers, and which is ftiil continued, every Friday a number of tickets being delivered out by the refpettive parifh officers 10 all poor houfekeepers who pleafe to accept of them, and which they take to the appointed Bakers, and there for half-price have a fufti-cien: quantity of bread to ferve their families thewhole week. Northampton^ Feb. ir. Laft week the Eail of Northumberland fent iop 1. to the Mayor, to be diftributed in bread among the he Jho^lQ at all times ule iu bis endeavours to promote their real velfers. A petition has been prefe iced to the Parliament from the owi ers and, mailers of (hips ia the coal trade, in order to render the river Tine more navigabfe, which will be a means of reducing the exorbitant price of coals. There has been a large quantity of Lift butter landed within thefe few days, which ha$ given great fatisfa&ion 10 the purchafers. We are informed that Mr. Dixon, the near Weltmintfer-marker, occasioned, as it is thought, by a copper burning all night, which burnt the watnfcot, flouring, and' fome timber which was iathe chimney; but by the timely ailiftance of the firemen and engines, it was happily extinguifhed. On Thurfday, about fix in the evening, Mrs. Lord, wife of Mr. Lord, Undertaker in Popptng'frtrourr, Fleet-il�ecrr reiiirmag home from the Borough with a bundle, jvas accofted on London-bridge by two fellows, one of whom offered to carry rhe bundle for her, but fhe defired to be excufed ; the rogues, however, followed her into Ci00k-ed-lane, and knocked her down oppofiie St. Michael's church, by which lhe wa&terribly hurt and biuiled, but calling out Murder, fome Shop-keepers came to her affiftance ^ on which the villains ran off without their booty. Tuefday John Matthews was committed by Mi. Alderman Cokayne, to the Poultry Compter, for ltealing a cafe, containing hard-ware to about the value of 12I. from Bbtolph-wharf, the property of Mr. John Buchannon^-By the g**eat care and vi^i* lance mi the perfons employed for rim: pur-pofe at the water-fide, a great number of thieves, pilferers, <fcc. have been lately detected and brought to juitice, '\\ e hear from Maiditone in Kent, that en, Clergy and Freeholders � of th� County of Warwick. /Retttrn you my moji grateful ^thanks for the very high Honour you have conferred on m eleSing me-your Reprefentative in Portia.* merit. 1 am truly fenfibie cf the Importance of tbt Trufi you have repofed in me, and jbaJI earneffif endeavour the faithful Lift barge ofity by * fteady and unifcrm Adherence to the real Interest of the Nztbn in general, and of the County of Warwick hi psrtfcutar. 1 am^ * A With the greSteft Refprft, Warwick, Tour moft obedient and Feb. 6,. 1765-. Obliged humble Servant) Willi\m Br.omt.ky. GENERAL POST-OFFICE, February n, 1265. AMail will be dijpatcL-ed from this Qjfo ton Thurfday the 14/A cf March nexr, b tag tie fecond Thurfaay in the Mi-nth, for hif Majefty! {/lands in the Wef India, Pti.acoUt, and Oa les cTc<tun, by the Hills borough Packet Boat, Captain Grove. I'he Tojagejrom London to the Wcjl India IJlands is is. Gd* a fingle Letter ; to the dfi be p'.id ufqn their Delivery into this Office \ the I .hid Pojiage 10 London, from alt Places in Oral Britain a'id Ireland, mufi alfo be paid over and ab>ue 1 be faid Rates, By Command of tbe Poftmafl"- General\ ___ANTH/TODD; Secretary. T the KING's THEATRE con poor, BirmwifhGffiy Feb. J 1 r. On Tuefday laft at Hinckley, and liole 14 guineas^ but it foon miffed, and they were taken and com- .The famous match Ghuicflcr-i Feb. 11- . for 1500 1. between the poney and the hunter, which"was to.have been run laft Monday over Buvford Downs, was not decided. The jockeys, it was laid, icftifed to ride on account of the frbft, This extraordinary litile.poney, we pre told, in his exercife, has run the four mile courfe in ten minutes, the concouife of. genilecaen alTembled on ttje occasion was equal to any that has been feen at the greaieft race. Sali/bury, Feb. 11. On Wednefday the remflins of Sir Gerard Napier, Bart, were -caVried from his feat at Moor-Cutcbel, Dorfet, attended by four coaches and a great | him number of ttnants, feivants, Scc^ and interred in the evening with his anceftors at He -was Mafon of Black-friars bridge, has entered j that the county gaol there is full of felons, 1among whom are eleven for highway and footpad robberies, and feveral others for capital offences, fo.that there will be the per day 'tin it man oe quite nnunea. We hear feveral elegarit fedan chairs have lately been made on an entire new plan, by the Cokdi-makersin Long-acre, who have again renewed that branch of their trade, which has been dropp'd for many years pa It. Letters by the laft Lilbon mail bring advice, that many dead bodies, and-feveral parcels of meichandize were found near Cape Roca, having been driven afhore by the tide ; and by fome circumliances it was prefumed, that a Dutch fhip had been loll near that place. of a letter front Mendes* the capita) of greatelt adize that has been known for ma ny years. Articles ^/Intelligence, Qpc. from the Postscripts c/.all the Evening Papers of laft Tuefday. Thurfday lift the Dukes of Newcaftle, Bolton,, Grafton, Portland, Marquis of Rockingham, and Teveral other perfons of difthidlion, dined with Lord Temple, at his houfe in Pail-Mall. And on Tuefday the Heads of the Minority dined with rhe Earl of Befborougb, at his houfe in Cavendifl) fqjuare. By the Lifbon mail theie is advice, that a conhderable body of Spanilh troops, which Minterne Magna, near Cerne, the lait heir in thfc male line of James Napier, who fettled at Middlemarfh-hall in the time of Henry VIII. and was brother to Sir Alexander Napier of Merchifton, and Rofey, in Scotland, who in a direct line de-fpendad from Donaltf, fecondfon of one of ihe ancient Earls of Leaox ; which Donald the Genjaudan in the province of Languedoc, | ^1^^^ pVftTv"^affembkd on'the Jatiuary 18. , 1 r " T^hred men mety a few days Hnce, the wild beait which infefts our cantons, at the bridge named Dariffatis, in the parifh of Laubies in this diocefe. They were without fire-arms, but had each of them..a ftaff. However, they were obliged to fight him for a long time before they could repulfe j and at lalt difeagaged ihemfelvesof him not without fome difficulty. But tho' they had the good fortune to prevent his getting aj them, they were never able to get at him, fo much addrefs and agility did he {how in evading the blows whieji they aimed at him. By the dire&ion which their {licks took he regulated his own evolutions, eouchingfdown to the ground, tnrningand returning to the right or left, arid all this at luch ptaper junctures, and wiih fo much frontiers of Portugal, had lately retired into the interior parts of the kingdom, and feveral works they had begun to ^eredt were left unfi-nifhed. Part of the artillery was fent to Sc. Lucar, to be flapped otf for the Welt Indies. Epetra& of a letter from Parisi Feb. 4. " An order is faid to be difpatched to rhe States of Brittany to feparate immediately, unlefs they take the refolntion to regittcr the letters patents which had been addreiled to them of the ^h of November lait.'J They* write from Breft, that it is whifpered w _ _ m there that the ihips of war fitting out with fo much diligence, at that port are deitined for the Eail-Indies. It is faid, that a confideruble fqtfadron will fail early in the fpring, for the Eult-fudies, where a Jjroag pulh *s expefled to be made this fununtr. - in the Haymarkec, On Thurfrtay, the 21ft Liftant, will be An ASSEMBLY. Tickets will be delivered to theSubfcribwscm Wednef lay the aoth, at the Office of the laid Tiiearre. N. H. Every Ticket will admit either one Gentleman or two Ladte, H E Annual Meeting of the- Gontl*- men educated at the Academy at Greek-wich, will be held at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, oa WednjdtJay the a7ri* Inftalu- STEWARDS, Hon. CoJ. Monckton, \ George Peteres^ Kf*yA Capt. Weft Hyde, j Richard Scerr, E% x Jn. Donee Gaxthwaire, j George DraJce, Efqj Kfq; { Dinner to be on Table at Half an Hour after Three-o'Clock. N. B. Gentlemen are delired to fend for Tics kets to the Bar of rhe faid Tavern; or to Batfon's Coftee-houfe in -Corn hillf beibre the ajth Lir ftanr. No Servants will be admitted but thofe of the Stewards. Tickets Half a Guinea each. indeb to tha Eitate Jate of John Clarke, of Sheriield on Loddon, in the Comity of Southampton, Gent, decexled, are hereby required forthwi l^ay their rdpedtive D*fyxftf Mr. Francis C of Hartley Weitpall; Ml John Chafe, of S field Turgjs;'or Mr. RuffeJ], Attorney, in iin^itoke in the faid Comity, Executors t>f fud Deceafcd, or they will be fued with ft-.rcher Notice. A*-d aH Perfons who have any juft Demands^ the Ertedts of the fail Deceafed, are delxreJ^fe fend^an Account thereof to the faid � r ecu tore, the Houfe of William Goddard, itnowa by the Sign of the White Hart in SliertieJd aibrtfaid, a> Monday the 18th Injfanr, Uy Eleven iit

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