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   London Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 7, 1765, London, Middlesex                                Ltflvrinltt li.ly ..I jf j.**1^ "T '.J i   mft r.u.,,        M.Mr yn. t - Numb. 5947 [Prifce Twp-peiitc Half-penny _______A2BTTE. ,HB' Xing- of Eruffia cootiioes af-SaasSoife ci,; and^ greatly af* gifted Jbf fte .death. ^       (ift^, -she late iaiargrjtvine of ^dfe*edt^. v Orders �have 6effl givetii.tliat ill fcrvams bripjjg-iiig  to -the Rpyai Souflidd, flrouldI ibe M�^t�)jd^. nburoiag * that xH; the Offices W% Cenaifl rank, to^g, cir^ tsm'pteymeots . flftuM^fcrnnttiepot tb�mfMv� into mourning; > &^-H&e&i Officers of^the Army are or-dere&to wear bhtk wailttoats and breeches, and SSMwltttn-Ofecers to have Mi^ crape fearf rotnrd the arm. Ew paTUifi 'eneermit�ieu?� and diver 4oas, ijlml beie^U^g tbefime of the CawiivaJ, are, taro&S? tittfcr 'fori * Kiug of Pruffia, put cff*ri)lthe xatn of JanoarjMrext, ,     7*mu*tt Pje. 3.   The King has been . pieafcd; to aj>point Sir George Bridges Rodney, ^ut. ;'; to ?* .MaSts of bis- Majefty's HofpitaJat -^0^^^ andaJ/b one of the Cora-^�ptt�^iBW^"indieroomof ICiacTbwn-i;^1|fe�fed. ."       ,  " jjwfcpb Da Cofta, of Brown's Bailotngs, Sr, Miry: Axe, London, Merchant, at GifciW-baJJ, Dec. 14,      Jan. 18/ J^-Siry jBonifece, of the pariuY of Putney, in xtfe* county of Snrry, LmhoWer, at GuiJd-JW|vLoodbn^ Dec io, *8, Jan. 18. /fQm ffnlHcr, of Whitchurch in the county of J$B?�^ {taker,, at the figu of the Jbck and jTo�ih Wbitchiurcb,. Dec, 12, 2o,lJan. 18. DiVfOBHO*^      y� Creditors. Dec. *p\ ^�bn Steward, of JCiiightfljridge, iu ^xiicJeptwijrof MiddJefex, Brewer, at Guild*-*IiaiF, London. ttec.^x.  Wjlliani -tawdie^of Bererley, in tibe copnty of i*or,k, Linn en-draper, at (^fdhal!, tondcig. J&'f; ^eirauder'ganjet^- late.-of the city c^ifofweh, Dealerj, at C&UdhaJJ, Lon- .Jan. :�su ,fWB% of fii|i#r4, in ^cc^^Lc^.Borfct^ Maicer, arGnildbaH, FeU xi: ;Tbbttb�;' W^leTwortbanil Richard WatMnfon, both of Leeds, in the* county of York, Tinnen drapers, and copartners, at the lft\v^liin, iitljietis. C%i�tliB\CkTTS to hi allowed. DeV. 48^ "Winiaffl Gordon, of Liverpoole, Merchant. Tltoltnaif Baker, fate of WoIvCrbampton in the �ounty of Staibrd, Victualler. �Robtri Hartleyj of Tadeafier, in the county pfXork^-Maltfieiv Cfiiurles {Tverett, .cjf "the city of Briftol, Vi&Sf alftfr, amf GoaeK Mafler.   , L O N D O  N. f^oday th�r was\a great Court at Sr. aifttsp?, by the arrival of feveral of tlie JobiHty from their refpetfive country fsats, ^erj^feich there waa.a CooneU, atAvhffch'f J4te %A of Winchelfita, and ieveraf othfer" l-ard^of thcJPrlvy Council affifted. Same4�y the Rev. Dr. Sumner, Gauoft .0/ EaWo^preached before their Ms/efties gfrtiteGba{^|l6yal, from St. Paol'sEptfH'e' to th anrj his nev^-married Ladjr'were introduced to their Majefties1 at Su James's, ana^ere'gr^dufty received.' QnSatutday the Right Hon. the Eafl and � :*ftHm&�&tk\inMi� arrived it! their  . &ou'f81ifr5lWfoTd-itfeeti from cheir feat at jC^i^ngh^rn-Caftle inNorthu&tirland.  Oa Fridiy'eveftiag tjie Right Hon. Lord So^on, came frpm his feat in the country Co hu b,oufe in Grofyenor�ftreer, Grofvesor* v^wre^ Jfor ihe winter fea'fon. 'Letter^;, rrom"Spain, or the iojth! paft* J JaffitigDj ihat Lieutenant General ile Qroy, j 3 t(i GaVirnor of  3taM^fideriS& j[bar>e1. ;, , ' .    a Qpd. V ^pojupofl airduxiHetTfptrifS;r . '* XJt 3d. fpt^d upoo aUtobaccd imoofted.' (jlf 6di upon every- _yard''.^^of -tualtih im; ported. . ,    -  % "jp *V ; . Ql is. ocT; ttpon every yju'd of Eaftklodia orPerfla frlkVimpprted.    ' ' ?' Of 4L a1 ton uponrail Winesimpdtfcfd,. Qf 8d; a gallon up^n'ali^pirft* imporxed. . Of t& a^pound upon al^teasi and jd, a [ pound, uponjeoffee/ cbdeoiaxe, arid cocoa* nu�rmported, 1 ~. Of ios. fterling aewt. of molaflfes and treacle imported. -   k i.\v     -u Of 6d. a yardpn all. foreign fluffs called i$Qtnais, and. �U ^an^fa^Woi'^otfon, or of cotton .onlinnen mbcedi" vWHcthier plauv painted, or ftained,^ imjjofjedj {[except we manufacture of Great Bf train). Of 6d; a yard ca all cair^|t^(not ^f the manufacture of Great Briiain) exceeding 090 yard 'vide.; and. a ttmifcr >addu{onal duty of 3d. a"yard, upon all cambnekeind lawns (not of the manufadufe of Great Britain).rmported. �  ,     .       .      - Qf 6d. upon every raw. and oiitanbed bide exported, excepi to Grtat Britain.        Of i� upj�n-all paper abo^e.jsji a reani , imported, except the maoufafturfe of Great Britain. , Of 6d. a pound and the other fces^ayable to the Vice-ltlreaforers, ite. wnri;h oily arife out of the aids--grinie�J by 'tha jeflloni of Parliament^ tp be. applied tpwat# the fupply. . \   ..    . Of ?d. a yard on all caxnbiicksand lawnt. imported (except of the. toanu/a^artlpf Great Britain) to enable the cambricJc manu-fadure of Dutrdalk, and to be carrieUf on more; effectually.    ^> , Of 61. a ton upon all SpanHh and French wines, add 3l.a ton Upon Portugal wint% and 5^1. a ton upon all other wines imported* . Of 4I. iierling a wjuod^jveight upon all ;vclvetsand raanufa^ure^ macie-juf or mixed q&ii     ^ (�eejk of Great Britain, China, % is-, ,tjr^.__________       ..... Of one haUrpenhy a pound upon all hops imported. Of 5I. per cent, on all China ware, as rated for Cuftom, imported. Of 30s. a ion upon all vinegar imported* Of 2d. a gallon upon aqua vits, ftrong waters, and fpirits diftiUed/in that kingdom. Of zd. a pound upon coffee - (a farther additional duty) imported. Of ioi. a year upon every. Retailer of cyder. ^ _ Of id. a gallon upoTTalltrydejr Ibld'by retail. Of 20s, a year upon all /our - wheel coaches, Arc. kept for pleafure. Of f& a ton upon all Soap-boiler* wafie exported. Of 3I. atdn tipon ail linnen rags exported. AIL the above-inflntione4 additional duties ^ commence irbro the, isth of "Deceail^r,*: 176;, atfd'tiycontiaue till the^sthof Pe-ceniber 17.^7. The VicerTreaforer. of any other officer, are hot to receive1^ any feef frotn the additional''duties on wines, velvets, hops, china, vinegar, fpirits. coffee, cyder; or fouY-  lown, from June 14, 17^66". to June 24, 1707, towards the i(mply /or t|&; encouragement, of'Edglun' Proteftantlichbols in that, kingdom. ,     ; An aniicable correspondence is 6?Jfpot between Mr^        and the preient  . OftiFridsy evening = died, at his hoafc nearSiadweU, after a tediotits ilfisef?, Mr. I WWjfW. Bennett, late Corxifactor < � On Saturday  d In Ha|f-tnoon ftreet, NhQrfiir, the ^ight i�on.tady Safa.�n*h SfwrraVdj daughter of the iatcy and filter to rhe^efent, �arl of Harbor   ' iHii fame day dfe'd^ iii ^ewport-tnairiiet, Mr> Cortis, vButcher to her Royal Highoefs 1 th�J?rujcefs Dowager of Wale*. , ""'V^Saturday ended the poll for Weekly er (not Cleik in Orders)of St, Ann's, We#^initer \ when jhe-aumbers were, "he kev. Mt.�Mddfe,       * 365," "        . .      MuJuftarjaondV-r- J04,   , Whereupon the former was declared duly iejafed. yn.the ^othpa|t, the Neptune, of Loot ; d^n�r.John Sllghthplm, ingfter, bound from fl|flE^caftle to. London, lademwKh coaferl 1 itftt^k on the.Cockle Sand off C^flcr, oh the } ct^$ of Norfolk, where We funk, and is; {wtthta&het cargo, entirely loft. . The City of Seville, Cant. ,Rfchard SKkt frjpto Dantzick, with . flaVes for Gadiz, * Ifi^iy inentioned to'be r$n afliore near. Prefto \ ioj^ealand, hgot off, and was fafe the 23d pJ^fnElltneuf Road. I we hear that a plan ii under confideration ' lo/ttfft a haflO^nelarge taverfi (which if ,iBJiy� wanted i"a OMuQ' aiid which ii propoled tpT&e ete^NiiE i^toriieV^Gorn-hillj the rent to WthfeV h^pdVed guinepa ; per annum. It is alfo propofed to purchafe 'the ground wanted, and to eted the laid tavern by fubferiptioa, in the manner the King'f-Arms tavern was built after the great fire in 1748. The article hi our laft, taken rrom one of the Morning Papers, concerning the fraud on the Bank of England, was mificpre-.fented in fome iaftances:-Th& draft of ;4Joo 1. was not finned by Mr. E)aniel Olivier, but by the firm of his partnerfhip? Sir JoH.ua Van Neck, and Co. though his fignature was fRrged: . The Clerks belongs ing to thole gentlemen? were on Thursday examined by the Lord-Mayor, the Governor and Director? of the BanJf, and on Friday again by the laft,.when the,Ql$rks were entirely cleared frbm'the feid forgery, as it did not appear that the hand-wruxng in-the-body', of the-forged dfaft was like to any of theirs, or that the checque upon which it was wrote, had at any time been in that countiog-houfe, or that the perfon who took out the Bank-notes, and afterwards exchanged them --for. calhf bdre any refembiance to the ftfd Clerks, We are informed' thar fome of the Clerks, Of* the Bank perfectly remember the perfon of the man who received the^amount of the above-mentioned draf^1.' .It is ajfo. faid,' thatthefe Clerks remember this man's conx-i ing'' fome days after he firft went to receive the faid.draft (which wasj$e 2J4hpf October) and changing' part of-the Bank-notes forcaflj. * On; Friday afiernoou laft Mary Pynei, a girl about 16 years bid. her mother" and tjf ter^, w^e examined" before ^itn'ders'^elcti, Efaj charged' v/ith robbing Mr. Qtbbons at Paddington, as" mentioned in pur' paper of Saturday laft.: Ovi examination it appeared ijhat this wicked youngj/creatufe./wh^hid; accufed her own rup^h^!; and fitter as being � accomplices, bad ifet fiVe to fome hay in the gable, 'Sbd; in' th�1 hiig'ryv'4nd fstifyfiim of exfihguHhing the fame." (he ftole the mo^ riey, &c. dtft- bf the ht^e'; be%ri/,gui rieas, fpnip(Jlve'r, and; two gold nngs^ the was comnutred toNewgafe, ajid the o;hef riaftiesdiibhairged. ' ' ,'' i A Jew days aeoj in the dayiiime, Mrs, fijgram, wile of, Dr. �J^^'^C^M^' :hatch, ,w,asuQbbedof. ber'jiirfe by a tingle "tighw.Vyin�,HWrM;b>0>Jno\xt�       \ Oo- uW^efday3Jal^''^a,'j^r:r Fencock, bargeoiaftepat Kin|�e^Jt^h'Thamesi w'aV cptoing^tpwwdi' itfm?Wk$J8u>?i :&mk ^itDTa'tit of apoplexy, and expired imme-i dial el y in his, fOn>.atras-i It isTe^narkable bis father*, and grandfather expired in the fame manner. Oo Friday a countryman was robbed be-tween_^nj2�^^-^ajii_jyjdUx^^ -Of tbirteenAUftogs-anttfixpence and his,watch, which �Wff*^ a faafty- ofeej ^yfered't/o .guineas to have k>returned,1 which thetbbr .per agrearf- to; but.h^fterWafd^.^rcTiwi i&� farmer,' apd foundTeven guineas in his pockets, which he took* and kept the watch alfo..' * Laft ^Friday nigxit a cart going from^ thi Slvati- ino at'^c/JbdUri)-i)/ia^e, (waajobbe^ of a- box.' .cptttaiiubg plate, to.. the, amount of nVween-4 audi jpoo> h 1 Several carts) have Jatejy -been cobbed! of goods' by ihar-pers, who  'it their bufineft to watch a*s ioihs the, lCadinV of .carts w^n goo^s from country waggobs, ,aod*H�lc? an op^PKunlty, when 'he cart Hops, and the porters leave ic to carry a paicel where it is directed, to Ileal whatever rhey* can lay their hands on. \ _    ___ ^TUCLES ^iWTETtt-IG&yCE, fc^f. fro* /iePosTstRrPTs of all the Evening Papers tfl*jl Situiday. ^.x'efferda'y licr jfcoyal Highnefi thePrin^fs *$'EJeiia give,a grand-eutertitiriiTKm toihcRig^ Hqji, Mp. Secretary Conway,- and many of the NolAliry, .at her ho'afe irt C*reH pj^> \ cajlonvfor-jft^ke oa that beidcifl fSu^'a (pirit-ed^riaiiner^ as? 10 tho opuiion ot-tlie .political ^wptld,.. France; wiB ne\ er have humility fut-ricicut ro fubmit to. .. Yefterday a tneflenger ftr ont"for'Harwich rcj emhark hi tl�e HbJlaiid^3Clreit^Nv1rh(dif^�c6ej for Sir^ofeph'Xdrk. .at tfie"Hagqe  \and w* heir his. Eucelk'ttcy's iweudeu return to Eng-EikJ has^cen ppflpoHed. ... Extract/a letter from Dublin, tfov. *8. " OuT'Uhirerfieyfcive received a very pa-, lite letter from the Ouke of Bedford, returning thanks for dcj&ing him their^Cj^wceJlar, .ia j die room of the Puke of CtCnherland, and re-[ipi�(i5ing they, will accept of his pi  the uicefi computation, there have been, at ouc (time, this feafon, fuH 10,000" viftuncs'ar that ,place, and not'lefs than 14,000 during the |wbole tfnie. : Ic is reportedy' that jMr. Alexander Dunn, who fame time ago attempted to auafiiiiate Mi, "Wilkes, died krely ac a private mad-houfe ia, Scotland.' . . This morning'djsd, in the 70th year of hk bge, r.t lushoufe �tr; Red-Jion-flreet, Cierkeu-Hvell, Mr. Exeiby, fenior^. an. eminent"Watch Je.vyeJIer ; whofe fecial viruws "had gained him the efteem and refpeft of aiitunerous acquaintance. .. . . XhurPjay night, the Pjopof Mn Chainber-*Ia, lie,, Slopfeller, in the Brtrbngli,-was bxoka into and robbed of Clothes,- Sec. wdrth i^varuV of twenty ppuuds.    . ^ Vefterday evening, as Mr. HarfV a Hig!or,-aT/ Scratfordj was coming.to town with Poultry,.", for Leadenhall Markeri^h6: ^is iSb'pped by ryco,. footpads, neat Bpws^fhj^, \\l\6( robbed biajk.' of bis .watch, aiid - above thirry ihillnigs, .with which they tnade off^C3^.u^;gira^ordi,t ,^   \\ {To the Gehtlenien,;Cl^^ j      of,the County of LEK:EsT�i. ; fJA VI   Gt Wts^ ifayyut ycttrQ^mtl^ 'M^)Xl Mtetixgihad'ttie ^ovpiir'uii^rmt^fJU^^ pminatedto reprefevttthii County iniPa^uaeta.. Ip ibe rem ef fnyiafc Father'^ I Sak* the, e*hi$& Oppfftuiiityjt returvn&jm moA-grateM Thanks r--�     '---- - --a -j    ' JTr"'J,wt*'y*�'lv Dxty, todefetveibenp^tx^trft^on, tticefler, '       Twranoft vbiigedwnd  Sej'r. 30, 1765. ' * 1  > J0B(N J'AtMER. j        Tt>is Dafxmi, pxbKJb'd, ff HE. SUMMER'S TALE. As itii*p?rforhiid it 'thalteatre Kojalla Coyent- Wilkin ytfrVqFfXSft&ittti   

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