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   London Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 26, 1765, London, Middlesex                                The London 1 venm From  TUESDAY March 26, to THURSDAY March 28, 1 765- From the London Gazette. James HE King has been pleafed to promote the following officers, viz, Lieutenant-Generals, John Earl of Rothes to be General of foot ; Harry Pulteney to be General of foor 3 John Duke i.f Argyll to be General of horfe; Sir C-iarles Howard to be General of horfe j james Oglethorpe to be General of foot ; j.-hn Earl of De Lawarr to be General of l-orfe. Major-General?, of Lome, James Durand, Daniel Webb, John John ..iarquis inz William, James Paterlbn, Robert An-r.iuiher, William A'Coun, Charles Mon- George Lord Foibes, John Stanwix, es, William Strode, Sir Jef-, Jofeph Hudfon, Sir Henry Archibald Douelas.  Robert Bart John Arraiger holme Hodgfon, Sir  David  Cunnyngham, Brudenell, to be Lieutenant Generals. Colonels,  James Prevoft,  in America On Fiiday morning laft, about three � o'clock, a fire broke out at the office of Mr. William Sandys, Attorney, at Helftone in Cornwall, which confumed his books, writings, &c. to a very confiderable value. By timely taking off part of the roof of the chvelling-houfe, it was preferved. A woman of Ditcher, in Somerfe:fhire, was lately brought to-bed of a (lout healthy boy, without arms or fhoulders SaliJ&ury, March 2.5. At our aflke, which ended hit Thurfday, feven felons weie found guilty, and ordered to be tranfponed for feven years. Thomas Hailftone, for dealing a black cart mare from Jofeph Munday, at Ludger-fhali, was found guihy, and-fentenced to die, but afterwards reprieved for transportation. The fix rioters at the Jae election a; the Devizes, weie all found guilty of a mifde-meanor, and fined and imprifoned as follows, viz. Richmond Aland thirty pounds, William Phipp and William Norman live pounds each, and fet at liberty j Thomas S.-ovey and James Rofe ten pounds each, and fuffer two months imprifonment \ and Wil- Griffin, Stud-    ljain Da;k ten poundSj and to fuffer one month s impulonment, Stanley, thegipfey, charged with knowing who the perfons were that murdered Mr. Cheney and his wife at Hungerford, * m * 1         1   1 I *        1  *    *1 George Auguftus Eliot, Bart. Thomas John Toovey, Henry Whitley, John    was ordered lo be cominued, bills of inditl- Clavering, GeorgeCary, GeorgeGray, James Adolphus Oughton, John Gore, James Murray, George Williamfon, Cyrus Tta-paud, Sir William Boothby, Bart. William Keppel,  Richard  Peirfon,  John  Furbar, Benjamin Carpenter, J Owen, Bigoe ( r M4t____&y ____________vey, William Shelburne, William Haviland, Ralph William Rufane, Hamilton Lambert, John Irwio, CadwalJader Lord Blaney, Charles Vernon, William Ganfell, David Uiaeme, Marcus Smith, Edward Urmiton, to be Major Generals. dividends to be fnade to Creditors* April 22. Solomon de Sifva, of Crutched-friars, London, Merchant, at Guildhall. Michael Bourc.ke, William Paribus, and Samuel Gibbs, of King ftreer^ London, Merchants, Linen-faftors, and partners, at Guildhall. Peter Caron, of BeJJ-alley, Coleman lireer, London, Jeweller, at Guildhall. April 2j. David Barclay, of Cateaton-ftreer, ment having been found againft him at the laft Reading aflize, in order to try him at the next. At Dorchefter aflize, which ended on Saturday night, Jofeph Groves, for murdering James Banatt, at Wraxhall, in the county of Dovfet, was found guilty, and fentenced to be hang d this day at Dorchefter i he behaves very fuilen, and the evening after his condemnation attempted to poifon himfelf, but was prevented. Saturday morning a molt horrid attempt was made on the lives of a gentleman and his wife at Wincheiler, - by fome bloodthirsty villain, who had fecretly conveyed into a tea-kettle of water, defigned for breakfaft, a quantity of red arfenic, whi;h was happily difcovered in time, by an   > . day ni^lit and Tuefday morning fome rogues got through the ware-houfe adjoining' to the Eaft-ln  u�^"o London, Mercliauc amllnfuTer, ac Guildhall.    � � fuppofed he bought the a.icn.w tor this | ^ ^ ^ ^ in fhe ^ which k April 30. Thomas Airkena of BiidJington, in the county of ^Tork5 Haberdalhcr, at Guild- luJJ, Lojidon. Ayvil 24. Wingfidd WiWman, and John Page the younger, of London, Merchants and Co-j\.nnei5j at GuildhaJl Certificate to be allowed. wicked purpofe. Glocc/ier, March 2$. At our affizes nine felons were capitally convidted, four of whom were left for execution, viz. John Conroy, an Irifhman, for robbing, and attempting to murder Morgan Thomas, upon the highway nearBriftol; William O'Brien the cctuity of Salop, Mercer. Grantham^ March ip.   A few days ago four Bucks ailerabled at an inn in thU neighbourhood, to drink a glafs, and play a game at caiijs. The glafs circulating very brilkly, before rabdnight ihey became fo intoxicated that not one of them was able to determine how the game Hood, and fevcral difputes, interfperfed a confiderable number of oaths, enfued, till they agreed to let the cards lie, and endeavour to drink themfelves tuber.*.Shortly after they refunded the game, and each man imagining himfelf capable of directing the reiV, they foon came again to very high words j when the waiter, fearfuj a fum of money and a pair of buckles from the Ollvich tavern on Durdham-Downs, near Briitol;  and Richard Holmes,  for houfe breaking. The faiuiary effects of thofe excellent regulations which our Magiitrates have lately � i t 1 i is rhoughr happily prevented thofe coiifequences that were ac flirt apprehended from his indif-pofiriojj. Letters from Peteriburel) advife3 that the Emprefs, accompanied by the Grand Duke her foil, went on the yth p.ift, to the hotel of the Count AJexis Grc-enricwirz Ov]o\\\ Knir>ht of her Orders and Lkmemnt-General of her armies, where the Lords and Ladies of the three cJufles of the nobility were afTcmhled by invi-ration of her Imperial Majefly. Tlie hotel was mod magnificently illuminated, and adorned with allegorical figures. Ac nine in the evening a very fine firework was played off on the -- _ introduced into our markers, already appear, j j^of Vlie Neva after\vart's rliere was a fplen-Butter on Saturday was fold at fix-pence per did Tupper, which was followed hy a ball, ar pound, and fuch quantiiies were brought, j u,hich rh? Emprefs afllfted tiJl midnight, when that it was imagined it would have funk to j fte rerurned ro her palace. They write from Genoa, that a number of Englifb fhip-carpenters, engaged in the fervice of rhe Republic iince the peace, are now em* ployed in the conflruflion of fome men of war of the line building there, in confequence of a late conrrarft with France; and thac rhe arc of -   _ *     * five-pence. LONDON They write from Drefden, that the abrupt departure of the Sieur ds Bufch, Mi- nilter from the King of Prufoa, from that Comt, occafioned fome unealinefs there, very high words; when the waher, fearful I Uou.t, occaiionea lorae uneanoci, u.uc, , buildi:lP aftcr the EngJifll fafhion is intro. that fome bad confluence, mighi enfue,    and the more fo, on account of the augmen- V    ^ ^ Qf thc     . d   ,          ij] the leuhera know that it was near three o'clock,    iBtion of the baxon army 10 40,000 men, M di�errjll]Mn and if any of the gentlemen pleated, he    and the officers receiving ordets ioprov.de 0f a Utter from N cjfed by rhe hard-ftiips it 1ms ftifFered, is drawing again towards its qturters. Several of thc foldiers} worn out with hunger and wanr, have peri/hed in tlie woods and aJong the banJcs of the LaJce, and are become a prey to wild beafts. Some favagts who are attached to our incerefis5 are arrived Numb. 5834 [Price Two-pence Half-penny We are informed, that on account of the great difadvantage of the fituarion of the row 11 of Deal, a proper harbour cannot be effedtcd but by rimnwg out flone piersa-Jdng way into the fea ; the expence of fuch an undertaking* as has been coropnred by good judges, will exceed two hundred thcufand pounds Sarurday was brought into his ware houfe at Margate, upwards of a ton of ^y which was feiz'd by three of* the rkiefmen of that place- and a large quantity of gin and brandy, which was feized the day before by feme officers of thecufloms. Jy.mcLy monu::g died, in the XiiJg*s Hench prifon, aged ^3, the-Right Hon the Lord Vif-coiuir Coorc. onlv foil to the Km-1 nf Relkmn�if. BRENTFORD Turnpike. rHE Truflees of B* en ford Turnpike meet at the Three Figeons m Neiv Brentford on Saturday next^ tin %otb Infant^ at Ten 0'Clock in the Forenoon, J. RERROW, Ci* NEW-CROSS Turnpike. A General Meeting of the Truflees for Repairing the Ro.fds frvrii tie Stor.es TLr.d in Kent 
                            

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