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   London Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 12, 1765, London, Middlesex                                From THURSDAY December 12, to SATURDAY December 14 I765- [Price i wu-pc-cc .Hriif-penny INTEH Have the pleafure of informing you, with fome certainty, that thfc Legifs lature  intentl in upwards of two hui having made betes two ----Q---,-j to one againft the 5000 19,039, 14,918, re- pealing that un-conftituiiQrtal "A& that licences Hawkers and Pedleis. ___Thfs travelling $K>ransereei$ mdilly carried on by Scots and Jews, many at wtoom are no better than vagabonds: thofe people frequerit all the fairs in England and Wales; they rent no -Iteafes, but vend their goods from ftalls and baoths fot whi5b they pay no taxe* Ti aini&ng bow the credulous are impofed upon by the artful inftnuations of this fer of people, and often pay extravagant prices-for coods of an inferior quality, to the great detriment of reputable tradesmen who rent fioufes, and pay ta!Ces. Thofe people jikewife vend great quantities of fmuggled and ftolen goods, whieh render them hurtful to the whole commu- raare. Thurfday the following Numbers were drawn prices: No. 3981, roool.  5^,770, 51,170, 10,140, ico I. 4888,3zfz�7f Si,z&, 1 S97> i(v8o2, $5,674, M�?*8�  SJ,4t2, jizi, 18,442, 5*j3 J9> 5� ]- Wednefday night the report was fnade to the Society of Arts, from the Committee of Gheniiftry, concerning the Baonde Bend's difcoveries in the "Art of dyin^ Purj>le and Crirafon,   without Cochineal or Indigo, from a vegetable common to England and* the Colonies ;-from which it appeared, that the Baron had tried his experiments before the Committee, and that theft in* had proved fatisfaftoryv under all. the difadvan-tages of being made, in fraali bafons, the The fame morning the body of a gentleman, genteelly dreffed, was thrown on ftiore by the tide near Billingfgaie,- who is not yet owned. Thurfday morning one of the gang, who has robbed many carts and waggons coming in and going out of town, from the inns about town (as mentioned in our lalt) gave information to Sir John Fielding, that a large bar of filver, Ao'en by him and his accomplices, wasbuiied in a dunghill near Islington i upon which proper peifons were ft tion'd,which amounts to a confiderablefum. i M^1sCl'!^ms' Thurfday zo prifoners were tried at the Old Baily, four of whom were capitally convided, viz. They write from Paris, rlut ih er of counterfeit half crown prices are now circuiting abdut foun, pUrei over with filver, and e*frcmely well ei-ur.-.d; they are found fo be a corn pn fir inn of H.*rh ir.ztal and copper, and arc rjihei- Lr^er than the rr/.o ones.-; Tuefdiy nitwit died, At Vis Ind^i^s hi Tower- ftreet, William-Jackfon, hfp, nnny years De� pury Collector of tbe gr^ud Receipt of his iy dried by the fire. and obliged to b ported ftood proof again ft Acids, ' time had nenhh.ied. haa city. The Hawkers and brings in s$6o 1. net i lieu of which a fche Government which i and, as fuffered i -       i -       r little from the air: Thar the Committee had ' been attended by many, oT the molt conGderable Dyers, who allowed great merit to the composition,'which, on'ac-Pedlars Office only | count of its cheipnefs, mult be of conle- John Aldridge, for burglary, in the dweUing-houfe of Thomas Whitehead, in Hog-lane, St. Giles's. Robert Tull and Stephen Wheat, for fteating out of a boat lying at Quecnhithe, a trunk, in which was a quantity of linens, fu-ltiaos, cotton velvet, &c. tlie property of John Fredinburg, fcfqj "Vhoxtt&s  Reynolds,  for robbing Mr. Ayion on the highway at Eajing, of a metal watch, two penknives, and feveral ft     +* in prt>pofed quence to the public, as well as to the ntifadurer..  The exoence of a fuflk other thing?. tranfportatixm* difchareed. and �- ny ; to be raiffedb; ihbie people who will benefit from'the re quantity to dye a pou tted 6d peal cf the above ad L  O   N -D     m. We hear, that the Merchan Wednefd upon ndmg their orders for good^ eie has been a report ind coua propagated ,;fdr three or four days pafl on the Royal E*thange and around itflthat the Portuguese Court is about entering into the Fapaily Cpmpaft. Upon which it has e teen obfeivedj that from the condud: or 1 that Crown towards Great Britain, it wight be fuppofed they had entered into fuch engagements a teng time before; but as open eniQtry muft hfi deemed preferable to .fiiUe friendship,' tf tU�i Is -rtrt cafex the foooer rhe� ia ctet^in kfto% l*dge thefco� a muft he thought fo much the better\ as then we may take meafure^ wbfch there will be o    ---. - -, - s uie to regret their vie n i t h us. w ho have evtr lea Upon the whole, this affair was recommitted to the - Co'moiittee of. Chemiitry, that they might proceed further with ifhe Baron, and be able jo fatisfy the Society whathisimencion really is ; whether merely to obtain iheir-approbation, or to dif* pole of this valuable fecret.to the Society, in order that it may be laid open for tno public gooa. Laft week the Rev. Mr. Kaye, Rcftor ol Kirby in Nouinghamfhire) coufin to tlie �ar| of Dartmouth, was eie&ed Fellow of the Royal and of the Antiquarian Societies.     * Thurfday was married, at St. Paul's, Covent-Gacden, the" Rev. Mr. Rous, Mi-nifler of Harold* BedfouHhire, to Mifs Naifh, youngelk daughter of Hi^ghJSaiih^ . A few da^s a^o died at Awi^y* near-Ct-rencefter, in GloUcefterihi.re, John Di*$y, u "ris'age^ eople to whom they w-ere raoft ^obliged tho� in fuch a cafe, the Jefuirs b� Paraguay will make no bad commercial allies, men of too much undefftanding not ^enfible of, and Heady to, th?ir own interefts, which is the uimoft that can be expected from any people whamfoever, aqdmore, a* we fee, than by fome will be prad They write fro the Mtft&l loade4 with coKo^^ &c. from St.T> omin^o for St. Malo-loog ago near J three months of his death. Wednefday died, in Great 'Marlborough ftreet, Alexander Popplewed, tfqj On Wednefday afternoon died. Thomas's hpfpital, one of the Ficemeq who unhappily broke his leg at the Ute fire in Bifhopfgate-ftreet.   He ha* left a wife and three children. Thurfday morning died u Knighifbiidge, Mr. Wiiliam Etherington, formerly an emi* nent Timber Merchant. - A few days llnCe rhe road leading from ^ Little Wenkck toBtlders-bridge, Shroplhire, which'was | ^joining w a cpal-pif, fell in the whole eman s Game* Article* 0/inteLligrnck, &rm frm tb* Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of lafi Thurfday. The Jaft JJruflTels Gaactce,  under the head London. Ndv. 16, fays, In a council of Stite hdd on the aid, feveral complaints in writing drawn up by our Merchants trading to Portugal were examined, and the principal treaties of alliance and commerce^ fiibfiiling between che two nations, were read, in order to alcertain the extejic. rights and privileges our fubjetfb have enjoyed in th^t country, and to decide, whether cirher party h^s dev wlraris ftipulared by thofe treaxics.. that die King will foon appoint a ffiinifter to relieve Mr. Hay at the court of Liibon, who is to endeavour with thofe of Portugal to re- eitiblifh harmony between the two nations, princiwiUy with regard to -cammeBc*-  ^ ^WeK6[r rlut a BmifS Confiii mil foon be appointed toyrefide in the Wand of' Cdrfica, in rniifrm^nne of rhe late treats concluded bv the Efhi with theRepublick Genoa By the Gnernfty man of war there is advice, * that the French have a&uaily had this feafon in St  I �* Newfoundland feveral Grace 9 French ihip. All the people on board pe-rifiied ADwdhfliJp, Hans Jbchera Vogcuang, keeper in that neighbourhood ngihat after, from Amtterda ouenburgh, is U The Gentlemen in ballaft of the accident, happily efcaped failing in, by hi� horfe leaping on the caufeway. Laft Tuefday a poor woman milled her hufband the �a;je wara%>niat ferved on Juries in the Csurt of Kind's Bench at Guildhall laft Michaelmas Ter.ra, have generoufly givei^ th^.money received by them on .account of Special Juries, amounting to*6L t6s. to be^iftributed amongft the widow* and children of the poor labourers that were killed �ail of i'he^himnies at the ruins i being killed falling of the he had been having preceding ni^Uf, )f eight pe/fons :e-treet, by the knowing empioyn enquire rented tt bodfc* lay, Xfae there law that of he band, crulhed in a Aocking tnanm Wed^eiiay, at a meetipg of the Juft ^eld at Wettminfter Guildh vrac made, that each of the ftifd expreifiooi of unfeigned t otion &ing for that divifion, Ihould wear a ritibamd, with a filver.vportcitlljs ^uilr, in hooour, and aa a badge of tkeir office ; which motion waa orderei wj^keh. into "further confidera-xion'pexir Court da^ ' It it? reported,''bb*i the King's Iwufe at Newmarket, latdy .poffeffed by his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, will be continued in the feate manner as formerly, an4thai'hpne pf the;furniture will be rc-> moved -which makes it'imagined it it designed as a wtiknzfor fome branch of rhe Royal'. Fainjly. Tuefday latt a match was run between a horfeof Mr. Joftes^sin Dover-ftreet, *nd a are belonging to.a Butclier in S*. Jamea's-arket, for a coofidcrable wager, upon the xbridge-rua^ - nine .mites out asd nine jles in, which they performed in fifty minutes. Great beus \yer? defending.. Tije mare beating the horfe wUh eafe, i\ is-faid Butcher*jo Sr. Jw�aJ}-caTier WGfe �ken hofe had at times been tiifcovered as far to the north' ward asthe entrance of Liudfon's Bay, It-is fa id, that a fpiriced- mcmoriaJ has this wede'been traufmitred to the Diike of Richmnn at P�txis, 10 be juefcuted tQ_the French miuiftry, reijuiring a categoiical aufwer with refpedj to the- payment of tlie Canada tills. We hear that two bomb ketches have this weei been put into corami/lion, at Portfmouth, whoffi deftination is faid to be for the coait of Me^ylbundlantL According xo letters from from Brittany, the members of the parliament of Reunes, who did not fign the arret of \h$ nth pall, refufed to /it with the AJafleriofRegueiis, feiit thither by hit Moft Chriflian Majeity j and tlie Couu-ftllors, Solicitors, Ace coariuued to refuft the cxercife of their funftions; fo that juftice could not'be adminiflred in that province^ and ail public biifinefs w*s at 4 ftand, Father Launay, Prior of the Jacobins at Rennes, il'arrcijed^ and hi$ papers feized. Letters from Paris advife, that a treaty of marria^ is now uegociatiug, between bis Sicilian Majefty and Madame Vi&oire, one of the daughters of the Xing of France, 'port, wnidiis*arrived;at Plitir Florida four fupponed. Wednefday afternoon one John �tteridge, a Drover, a- young roan about z8 years of age, going to fetch fome cattle out of a field near .Black-Mary's iioJe, In order to drive them to the flaughter-houfe, one of tlie bullocks got jmo-another periWs giound, which the Drover went *fcer, when a'man belonging to the field ftruck the Drover fo violent a blow under his left ear, that ir. killed him on the fpor; a Surgeon came by in his chariot at the fame time, and opened a vein' in his temple, but without effed. The offending party was immediately taken into cuttotfy. Thurfdav morning, abtfUt two o'clock, a TidewaiiSr going -on board a Welt India veflel lying off"-Billingfgatei-fell into ihe river; he'was taken out immediately, and arried to his houfejn the Minories/but _utwtthftao"4ing -all "polfibl^ #lliibpfce, he expired foon after. , give us a clreadfiil derail of that country. They fay there is not an herb thtt grows there, fit for the ufe of man ; nor is. there fcarce water enoh^h to cool chcir tongues. The poor foldiers liave often cried, and faid ro their officers, like rhe rich man in the feriprures, ct HaVe mercy upon ns,. and give' us water ro cool our tongues." And. have often dollar for a draught. They all agree, nlace is fufficient to deftroy the whole hum* white peopl oiScers lieve thofu come home; and it. is faid moft of the officers died within a few days after being landed at that place. The Sun is fo hotr that if yno go uncovered a few minutes, it is almoft certain death. H--1, and all its torment^ are nor more frightful than the accounts rbey^give of ir. This mult be the land of Nod, ii;-*6 which Cain was banilhed, fo� uone but devil's chikiren caii furvive in ir. If gold is fo de* firabJe as,to praife it more than Kfq, <56d gr^j)t . that it may n�r be iiiifuT^ tb;fendf jftpr. creatures : ro gather it .in ibis moft- fatil flotfnrryv But sokl k not found rls^-e aa yet _ * Trrefday iaft, rhe wife of o-e Harper, a Chimney-fweeptr, in Dnny was ihhvered of a boy ami rwcogirJs, wi.ci'wcrr b;ptifeU rhe fame evening by the names of Abraham.^ 5arrfU ajid Rebecca. To the Gentlemen, Cleu;y, and Kieehelder* of the County of Leicester. . Q&STl � m en, JLIA V I' N' -p.n, Two or three other Perjbns were propefed as Candidates at the next General Eleff^n; anc THE COMtASY BK.OK* UP WITHOUT 60MIHC TO ANY" l-ETURM I NA*f ION. i\ OYF this is to uiformiuch of theGmtiemcn ; Ci.-rpty, aaxd Freeholders of tbe Couniy of Kujuin^iic*u, as were not tl^en prrfenr, tibiae ci c urt-.ttelt AXeeuna ever kjiov. n upon men aa C-xcaiioii^ immediately a Lord Vifco-iiTT were juo^oi as Candidates at clie'next uenerai t.ectioii for tnc faid County, and a Diviliou uiiitied on- bf wnicli- it ajifcared, ^ciiac above Tkrss Parts in Koo k of the County approved of their iJomination. . *_____ "THE Freeholders of the Count, of Huk- JL tikgdoNj rejiding in or ne at the Bohemia Head dn Tunrbam-Gr in Saturday ntxt^ t^xfi'lnfiaut, at Ten a'Cf* in tktTorenw^   

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