London Evening Post, June 20, 1765

London Evening Post

June 20, 1765

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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 20, 1765, London, Middlesex fa * tftfhib. 5873 From THURSDAY June 20, to SATURDAY June ii, 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penrX ftalmounb, J. KRIVED the Lion, PinneJ], from Top-fham. Sailed the Ech, Boddington, for the Srreigtits ; Duke of Cumberland packer, Good-] ridge, from New-York; and Prince The Hon. Henry Vanfittart, Efq; Governor of Fort William in the Eaft-Indies. The Utrecht Gazette of June 14, under the head London, fays, That on his Ma jelly's has remitted 100 1. for the ufe of the Mag- birthday a great manlier of difconte/ued ma dalen charity. We hear fome orders will be given at thi Triniry-houfe, for the better and more ufe-ful manner of taking up ballad, that it m3y anfwer the original purpofe for the conve- j drefs'd in foreign mmufaflure. nience of the {hipping. We hear from Caermarthen in Wales. Jinfaclurtrs repaired to the gates of Sr. James's PaJa.ce, ro fee how the principal Noblemen of the Court were drefs'd  when they had the fa-tisfadtion rb find that not one of them was of Wales, Hill, for that large coal-works have been lately open- Penzance, ed in the great foreft belonging to Thomas Arrived the Prince of Kymer, Efq; near Kidwelly, which turn W^H cutter from a cruize. Sailed the Eavou- out exceeding well, and are like to be of rite f]bo;> of war and Pitt cutter to the Welt-ward; and Spy floop of war for Newfoundland. Lowes* �> Came in the Hope, Da- erity, Sufannah, Vis, from South Carolina for Part/mouth, June 10, "kti Webb ; Lyimngron, Foorner ; Chambers; Four Sifters, Ridley; Southampton, Cornier, and Parkldiire, Pyc, from London ; Pearl, Fletcher, from Newcadle ; and fnman, Thilcer, from Sunderland- Sailed the Montague^ Warercr, for London^ and Gofjforr, Ni-ch6&i, for Newcaftle. At Spithe-d, the P*n-tbffand Juno men of war- prflers. Wind M. E. 'Grave/end, June zo. Paft '7 the St. An-At'w, VanbacJc; fane, Senacal ^ Le Monizoles Dens, Pierre, and Morpas, Berrh, from Dun-lirk; ajid Horfe Galley, Brizon, from St. Malo's 1 all with corn. ~". , c , 3 1 r J J 1 cial licence, to his houickeeptr, a young wo- irade. * On the jth of April died at Kingfton in Efqi Captain of a man or 23. Jamaica, John Hail, Troop of hoife in that illand. On Wedneeday died, at his houfe aged General Fost-Office, June8, 176?. in 61, Plough-courr, Katcliff highway, Mr. John Launder, who was originally a CoaUponer, but for-fome yeais palt had tbey could reach Bengal before the end of ' dealt in feamen's tickers, and 1st out money Ma ch. The Kent has been fo healthy as j to imereft, by which means he died polTef- it to lofe but ihiee failors, and one gentleman, Mr. Robfon, who died of a fever a few days af*er failing from Rio Janeiro, on the coait of Brazil, where they were obliged to put in for refiefhrnen', when they had been near five months from England. They arrived at the Cape the beginning of Decem-a*ber, and Loid Clive was received by the Qoveinor and Council with tire greatelt jefpedt and politenefs. A magnificent houfe was ji;ted up for tiis reception, and every poifible naark of dittin&ion fhewn him. His Lordftiip, a few days befoie he left the place, gave a grand entertainment and fed of upwards of 500c 1. which will de-rol ve on a poor Shoemaker, the deceafed's nephew, and the only relation he has Jiving. Thurfday morning died, at hi* houfe at Teddi ng:on� J�b Johnfon, Elq; late a wholefale ltationer in Pater-nolter-row. Same day morning died, in the 60th year of his age, Thomas Lefingham, Lfqj of Coi;ihill, bro:her to Mr, Le(ingha:n, the banker. Thurfday died, after a Jfngeiing illn�fs, at his houfe in Pall-mall, Mr. Tuck, Purveyor of Bacon to his Majefty. Same day died, at his houfe in Berkeley- bail, to which the Qovernor and about ftreer, Clerkenwell, Mr. Harris, for ihiuy three hundred more gentlemen and ladits years Peimit-wiiter at the office in Plumb-were invited, tree-court, near Holborn-bridge. We hear Lord Clive hath fent by the Thuifday was held a Court at Biidewell, Weymouth nimal, called^ fi^dog^ and alfo fome curious birds, which are to> be prefented 10 ihb Right HoS. George Grenville. We are further informed, that a difpute Cap before Sir Richaid Glynn, P/efident, when a number of disorderly men, women, and boys were examined; the major pait of whom were committed till next cou/t day, and to be kept to hard labour. On Wednefday night the Fanny brigan- Officer belonging to the Prince of Wales tine, lying off Wapping, was robbed of a Indiaman and a pafTenger, a Captain of box of plate, and a paicel of hats,-valued artillery, a duel enfued, wheiein the latter at upwards of 701. the thieves alfo took waff wounded in the lungs; but by thefkill away ^he fhip^s boat with them, aod affiduity of Mr. Ingham (who is out with Lord Clive, as Surgeon to i he army in 3engal) he was perfetf ly out of danger be> ^fore the Kent failedf Since the arrival of the late news from the Eaft-Iodies, India ftock has rifen about three per cent, viz, from r $7 to 160. Wednefday, at a general court of the �aft-India Company, Sir George Amyand, �art. was chofen Infpeftor ^ the bye-laws Hi thM Company. \ 1. A Negro failor, who was one of the moft aftive in ftealing goods at the laie fire at Roiherhithe, is committed to the New Gaol in the Boiough, to tak$ Jiis trial at the next Surry affize. Articles'/Intelligence, 85^p from the PdSTSCRJPTs of all the Evening Papers of laft Thurfday. It is faid advice has been received this week that her RoynJ High�efs the Princefs of Bjruuf-wicjt is again pregtidUC. PUB LICK Notice is hereby given, That by an Aft pnjfed the laft Seffion of Parliament, *fc For altering certain Rates of Poflage, and for amending^ explaining-, and enlarging feveral Provifions tn tie Ait of the Sfaib of Queen, and other Aits relating to the  Pojl-CfficeIt is arnongfi other Things^ Ena�fed> Tnat i^ettcis Ltween London and any Port within the Britife Dominions in America, (in which all HisMajdty's Weft India Iilandsare included) fhall pay. Single One Shilling, Double Two Shillings, /.Treble Three Shillings, the Ounce Four Shilling-;. That Letters, by Sra, from any one Port to any other Port within the feid Don. in ions, lhali pay Single Four Pence, Double Eight* Pence, Treble One Shilling, the Ounce One Shilling and Fo^r Pence. That Letters, by Land, to or from any Chief Polt-Qffice in America, from or to any Parr thereof not exceeduig Sufcy Mrtes from fuch Chief Polt Office, or from the Office where fuch Letters, not parting through a Chief Office, may he put m, lhaJl pay Suigle Four Pence, Double Eight Pence, Treble One Shilling, the Ounce One Shilling and Four Pencf. And being up-!s of Sixty? and not exceeding One Hm\-dred Miles within the faid Dominions, fhall pay Single Six Pence, Double One Shilling, Treble One Shilling and Six Pence, the Ounce Two Shillings. And bein^ n, wards of One Hundred, -and not exceeding 1'wo Humired Miles wirhin the faid Dominions, ihall pay Single Eight pence, Double One Shilling and hour Pence, Treble Two Shillings, the Ounce Two Shillings and Eight Pence. And for every Diitance not exceeding One Hundred Miles above fucu Tvto ^iun red, and for every fuch fun her Diftance within the faiJ Dominions, mail i^ay Single Two I'ence, Double Four Pence, Treble Six Pence, die Ounce Fight Pence. Tnat no Veifel ihall be permitted to break Bulkj^ or make fclmry in any fort v\ iu.ui the Brit/jto Dom^uiojiS, where Polls are or may be $Itabhihed, m ss except fuch as are excepts, by tlie All of the Ninth pf Oneen Amie \ and fuch as may !e brot lit by Veflels lubie to Qt:areiume, w 1 h l*it are to !>e delivered to^he Pcrfons fuperil tending the Quarentiiifi, for prop-tr C^re, b.-rore ihcy are fgrwarded by the VqLt And ti^t Mailers, Mariners, Pulf-ngers, tyc. neglev^mg tade/iver the Letters as a/orefaid, lhaJlfor every Nrgleil forrejc TweM^Pounds. That the Poitmsffc' __________________s____^ brought by inch Veifel, for any PLce wiriVin his Delivery, One Penny, above t..e Penny paid to the Ma-eror other Pertbn for tiie fame. That Letter* convened in Great Britain and Ireland^ not exceeding one Su^e, ihall pay Single One Penny, Double Two Pence, Treole ThreePence, rhe Ounce Four Penc. And m England, above oi.e and j;oc exceedhig two ScAgc-s, Swigie Two Peny?, DouMe Fpur'Pe;:ce, TrefileSix Pence, the CJunce Light Pence - but t.icfrRares are iior toarlecl thePennv-Poft ' ajivi vvna-jjHiaee, ltaii jay tjie lame Kates of Engtijbi Scotib, Irrfl), and Packet Pottage, ac-cor.:ing to tne DKtanee or Num!;er of Stages they are conveyed in XingJonij as are fettled by the Act of the Ninth of Queen Anne, or by thte Acl. Tiiar no Packet exceeding the V'eight of Four Ounces fhali he fent by thePenny-P. it; un.fefscoming Irom, or parting thereby to the Pott, That Lrt'ers palling between Lonnc\ ajid Hamburgh lhali 1 ay as Letters bnw eeji Londonaixi all other Parts or Germany, %iz Single One Shilling, DoiibhTwoShii'iiii, Treble Three Shillings, rhe Oiince Four Shillings. lhar any OiTicrr of the Puit-Office Jecreting or Jeitmymg any Letter, Bag, or Mail of Letters, cojitaunng any Rank Note, Hill, or other Paper, Writing, or Order for the Payment of Money \ or lfeaiing our of any Letter any fuch Wank Note, Hi'j, QPc. on Coiividtion, ihail fut-f j Dea'h as a Felon. That any Pc-rfou ro' biug a Mail, in any Plnce or in any Manner whaubever, although it may jioe a:rfir that any one was put in Fear by fuch Kobl^ry, ihall, on Conviction, fuffer Death ai a Fvlon. That any Officer of the Pott-Office, entrutted to take iu Letters, arid receive the Pottage thereof, eml>e22]ing the Mone^ received, or destroying t^e letters \ or any Officer advancing the Kates on Letters, and not accounting for the advanced Pottage, ihall, on Conviction, be deemed guilty of Felony. That any Pott Roy having a Marl or Bag of Letters under his Care, def-nwig the Jarre before his Arrival at tlie nexeJSrage- or inhering any oilier Perfon to ik'.e on tl:e Horfe or Carriage along therewith ; or loitering on die Road; or not, in aJl p ilible C ales, conveying the Mail after tlie Rate of Six me.ilined Miles an Hour {hall, 011 Conviction, before 01.e Jufhce of the I^ace, be fent to the Hoirfe^f Correchon for any 'lime not exceeding One Month, nor ids than Fourteen D*} s. That any Poii-tfoy, liugly, or in Combi* nation with others, unlawfully coJkthng, or conveying Letu-is, or cauling the fame to be unlawfully conveyed, ihall, on Con vision, before one Juftice of the Peace^ forfeit Ten Shil* lings, to be paid to the for every L^t* terio tmlawfuJly coll^ed, oxiveyed, or delivered. And if the Forfeiture is nor immediately pud, fhajl l>e fent to the Houle of Correction, for any Time not exceeding Two Month?, nor lefs tnan One Month. That all Rites of Letter*, and all Forfeiture^ mentioned m this Act ihali be paid m Sterling Money of Great Bnrai t. The Rates eflaLliped hy this A:x for the Port of Litters between London and Hamburgh; and the Limitation of the Weight of Packets to be fent by the Penny Pvil, commence jrom the Fifth of July next. All wther Regulations^ Raits of Left' age, Pahs. Penalties, and Forfeitures before1- mentioned, commence from ^ Tenth Day of Os-t.jber next. By Command of the Poft-mzfter General Anth, Todd, Seere;ary. ADMIRALTY OFFICE July \u 176?. DTICE is hereby given, That, & Sefficn cf Oyer and Terms her, and Gaol Delivery, for the Trial of Offence* committed on the High Seas within the far ifdi$ ion of the Admiralty of England^ ivili be held 07: Tuefday, thh otb Day cf July next, at Juftice Hall in the Old " n, at Eight o'clock tn the Mowing. Ph. Stephens, Raily, xLondi NEW-CROSS Turnpike. General A4feting of the Tru/fem for Repairing tie Roads from the Stones-End in Kent and Barmondfey Streets, Soutbzvark, to L'Qrtford, and tcr Strofid Green and Farnbor^ugb JVelly &c, is appointed to he held on Saturday thi ioth Infiant, st the Bowling-Green Hcufe on Black-Heath, by Ten cfClo.k in the Forenoon; being the Day Appointed by Ait of Parliament Jcf the Election of Truftees and Officers. x Note, As the prefent Leafe of the Tolls will ex* pre on tie i,th of July next, any Perfons willing to farm the fame, may attend with their Prspo^ fals, in Writing, at the fame Time. In the mean Time Particulars may bad at Mr. Everejt's Office on Crccm's Hill, Greenwich._ RYDER, NiCK LIN, and WhLLS, Mercers, AKE this Method of acquainting their Fnends and the Public, ihat they intend, in a few WerKs, to fhut up their uid Sno;>, at the Is d 1 a s Qjj e h n hi the Cloifteis, and to remo*. e.uuirely to thfirnew one, at the Indian Q_u eek} where Ludgare lately iiood, autl thai, 111 the mean Time, their old Sccck Xviil be fellhiq off cheap in the Cloilters_ ,C>ttj oj 4 Rupert-Street, Sr. J.imes'i, \Veitini;, r arpenter ; as alio of J me, las \* i>'o'^, both deceafed, ti.dt hare nfc-:rained th.eir Demands, and received their 'omier Dividends, ^re d-nrt-U 10 met c at the Prince of Oruige (.ohV-e houfe, tt.e lk>ttoni of the Hay-rnarKu, rn Thmf^y tne 27th Initant, at Twelve n\"!r>cK, in oalcr 10 ^-iv.^ro . ''. .'. �! tion coik.-;..... tlie Lie of tlw i-v u<* ia;^irf" . "�i^'-'.' a.- aid Scot. H � Creditors of James ;