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   London Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 19, 1765, London, Middlesex                                From TUESDAY February !, to THURSDAY February 21,  1765. [Price Two-peace Half-jx nn f from the London Gazette% Berlin, Feb. 9. AST nfght the Hereditary Prince of Couriaad ar- rivedJiere with a numerous retinue from Warfaw ; and, it is fa id, propofes to make forae ftay in this place, in order to pay his court to the King of Pruflia, and die reft of the Koyal Family. Whitehall* Feb. xp. The King has been pleafedto prefent the Rev. Thomas Bowcn% Mafter of ,Aits� to lhe Reftory of Pulham Sr. Mary's, with the chapel of Si. Mary-Magdalen therdunto annexed, in the county of Norfolk and diocefe of Norwich, void by ?ne death of Doftor EdwardjTownf-iend, the laft incumbent. ExtraB of a letter from a Virginia Merchant at Whitehaven in Cumberland^ to bis Correspondent in London, dated Feb. to, 1765. " I find by the news-pipers, and private information by ray_ friends in London, ihat the Parliament hgvecome to a refolution to annex the Ilk of Man to the Crown; an aft that will be of infinite ferviqe to us and Merchants, foreign fhips have wintered in the Thames th&'ftafon, known for many years, paft-i moft of which were Djnes afrd Swedes. The barges on the river Thames are already flopped from coming down with their goods 10 market by the feverity of the froft, w-hich no doubt will be made a handle of to raifethe price of flour, though it was lately faid theie a as more flour in London thatfeminary'of fmugglers, as the matters than had been known fu< many years at any of veifels �re ignorant enough to call there,    one time. as they can.purchafe foreign fpirhs at fo' cheap a rate, not with a motive-of ufing it occasionally and difcretionaliy, but generally intoxicate themfelves as foon as they get it on board ; then the Devil may navigate the (hip for them, for at that trrae they aie a-bove their troubles and cares, and think of nothing but fleeping off the effe&s of their drink. This pra&ice you know, as weli as myfelf, has proved fatal to many in our trade, which we have not totally efcaped ourfalves, but we now hope there will be an end to this (hocking practice, when liquors will be equally dear there as in Lon- BANKRUPTS required to furrender. John Squire, late of London,  Merehanr, to | Jon ; when it is to be hoped we ihali nor furrender the a6th inft. the 4th of March, In the year 1756 a Lynx, as it was called, made a great havock, by devouring feveral women and children, within thirty miles of Paris, before it could be destroyed. "On Friday laft about eJeren at nfghr, an attempt was made to rob ;he dock-yard ef Mr. Robert Foifter, at Shadwell, "of one frame fau\ lwq crofs cur faws, one hand faw, one iron crow, ore pin maul, which the rogues had removed fiom the place they were put in over ui^h;, and coiletted them together in order to the more ~aiily carrying them off, but being overheard by the fer-vanrs in rhe'houfe, they wenr out armed, and the* 2d of April, at twelve at noon, ac    on the coafts, which has often been occa- Goildhall. John White, of tbe city of Briftol, Apothecary, Dealer and Chapman, to furrender the 23d and 25th inft. and ad of April, at ten in the forenoon, at the Fountain tavern in High-ftreet, Briftol. a^id feeing three or four fefiows about the hear of fo many of our fhips being wrecked J fawphs, fred,  ard immediately heard Voice fay " by ' 3-i I am done tor" 5 Uiey : behind them fioned by the above means, and nothing elfe; for we have had initances of thofe fellows having hazarded the (hip and their' own lives, for the fake of getting into that place of refuge for thieves, to fupply themfelves with fpiritous liquors.   To be fure it John Trift, of the town of Ivelchefter in the   wju ;rs circulating in this and the I    Tuefuay af.-liow * county of Somerfet, Merw, I^endra^pjr, | neighbouring countries, but that inconve- | Charles Af^il, Knt. v ~ ~~ ' "     attempting to comrn:: tlie night before, in fields. Doaler and ChapraaH, te furrender the x6th n] we wju readU rec0ncile ourfclves and 27th inft. and ad of April, at three in 1 4 ... the afternoon, at the Nag's-head tavern in Wine-ftreet, Briftol. Jofeph Brooke, now or late of St. James Clerk- �ndin'a ^"f     ^ pany rn 1720 daughter of Sir Robert Henley, anceftor of the Earl of Northington, the prefent Lord JiighChancellor of GrearBritain \ by whom he had five fons, viz. the late Sir Abraham j ftow of fheep, where a great number of Rq ^ prefpnt Baronet, who refides in* jobbers aaended, in order to purcnafe them 1       Jf      r for Smithfield-market on the enfuing Friday ; but it is remarkable not a fhesp was fold, for fear of their being informed a-gainft, as a great number ot (pies Attended at the country fairs within forty miles of London, fuppofed at the^expehce of a pub-   JJ^and lic-fpirited nobleman, and others, in order to deted thefe infamous plunderers of th� public. . On Friday night laft the Lord Archbifhop of York arrived at his houfe in Darttnouth-ftreet from hi&Grace's feat at Brodfworth in Yorkfhire. It is laid a noblft Zajl h^s offered to contribute jooo J. towards building a bridge o-ver the river Tay in Scotland, for the better civilizing the Highlanders in that-part of the country. Wednefday the $d of April is fixed for the It is whifpered at the Weft end of the town, that patents of Qrearion to Englifh Peerages, are now making "otlt for three Right Hon. Commoners. We are afTured that the qualifications of all proprietors of Eaft India flock will be regulated and fixed this feflton of parliament. They write from Devonfbire and Southampton, that feveral farmers in thofp counties are going to convert their orchards into hor> grounds, being determined to make no mors cyder or perry for the future. *T_   rj      ...   . flo c       1     A' petition from ihe boroughs of Leicefter Thurfday ^died,^inth� 88th year of his | and Dtxhy llas becn prefented to parliament, France ; Stephen Theodore, the prefent Chamberlain of London j William, and � Robert; and three daughters, Henrietta 5 Barbara, who was married to Thomas Bla- Ma AN Enfign in a Regiment ~k braJtar, wsuus to go out on Half Pay. A Time \yiJl be givw for the Payment of the Difference, if reauirtd. Diredl to W. M. at tie SaJopean Cbffee-fiouft, Chaiing-Crols. NOTICE is hereby given, To the Public in general, THAT Mrs. Jane Stetsl, whtvfor ten Years palt kept a Boarding School for young Ladies ac Cambden in Gioucefterfhb?, it now, at the Reqocft of feveral Gentlenjen Ladies, her Friends, retrtored to Newluid, ia die fame Counry, and has opened the Schhol there, chat was, with fo mucn 'Reputation, fop upwards or' Thirty Years, kept bj &? lare Ma Powell; where (he yropofes ro teach you , Ladies aji Sorts of Needlework, and Reading for Twelve Pounds a Year, and a Guinea En Cap Q! Jacobs On Sunday died, at his houfe at Lime->ufe, Tofeph Broomhalh Efa; who was lately Com Mr King fuing year. in Mohmouth-ftreer. On Monday died at Dulwich, in the 64th year of his age, Jofhua Birch, Efq; Merchant in Londc/n, and a jultice of the peace for 1 againft the "exportation of wheat and flour ; and, it is faid moft of tbe principal towns in England are going to do the fame. Letters from Stockholm fay, that ir is not imagined now tbar Sweden will nuke any alterations in her political fyftem with refpedt to foreign powers; but that the new overtures from England will be re/edled, and the old treaties wirh France will be continued on their former footing. The Two Friends, of Cork, Ambrofe Thorn-fon, maJier5 from Bordeaux, bound for Lor.don, ants, Mufic, Dancing caught there* by xhi 'informed the greateft nunier 
                            

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