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   Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 10, 1764, London, Middlesex                                S EVENING Vol. XIV.]       From FRIDAY   February 10, to MONDAY, February i [Numb. 102H. S A �11. Sir URDAY, February Warjanu, January 18. ^ IS Royal Highncfs Prince Charles of Saxony, Duke of Coiwlahd, on the 2$th of March, 1760, married, unknown to his father, a French Lady of the family r of Corvin'Krafmfky, de- tf'^hi WWr* fcended from Marcus Va-fesc/w^^flfe,c' leri?s Corvinus, a Noble Roc:an, and this marriage was acknowledged ..to be legitimate in 1763, by his Royal High-fcefs the late Elector of � :ony. Pr. CharJes .declared his marriage a Tew days ago to the Grandees of theRepublick, who went to pay their compliments upon the occafion to the Princefs. Vi;nv.a, Jan. 21. Count Eathiani was l.aft Wednefday betrothed to -the Countefs Doiv-nger d'Erdodi, borr. Countefs of Bathiani. his jnece. He paid $0,000 florins t� the Court of Rome for a difpeni avion to enable him to ccn-fract thi^ marriage. L   O   N   1)   O   N. Letters received in Holland from Barbary bring advice, that trie Algerines had concluded a Peace with the French. Cargo of the Galqu, a Spanilh Reg'ifter flip, arrived at Cadiz from Carthagena, viz coined gold and bars, 1,914,16$ cellars; coined rdver, 23,125 half-eloiiars; wrought fcold, 3 1C4.'dollars; feven cafes of plate ; 1732 icrons of coca, weighing 8752 arobes, &c. They write from Greenock, that the vcf-fels arrived.-there from the herring hihlngthis feafon have not above one fourth of their loading It is laid that there is 20o,ocol. fcrip. ftill remaining in the Rank or. loan, which in 11 it be redeemed by the 20th ir.ilant. [�: is laid the Directors of the Bank difcount bills ai:d note?, for the Merchants and other:., to the amount of iccocol. a day upon an average. The Society for the Encouragement of Arts ;ir.d Sciences were lately p relented with a liquor from an ingenious Gentlewoman, the * quality of which, is, for making of colours ior printing upon filks and fluffs, m place of oil: the Society has caufed trial to be mad.'.- therr-cf, and have the fame new under ccnf.der..-tion ; and we hear that the patterns fhe �--n them .are equal to any India chintz. Ir c.is i takes place, as there are hopes it will, the. j j is no doubt it will be one cf the grcatcll dii- i covcries for the advancement of the jo.amh.c- j tones of Great Britain that has yet been uiaue I known, ! The original of the family of Sir Jacob Gerard Downing, Bart, lately deceafrd, v.as Dr. Calybeat Downing, one of the Pre:: ever.-; in the rebel army, and a great nan _vi:h lU Rump; and his in, afterwar^S:/ Gu,n,e Downing, and the f;dt Baronetof ,he f .mi , was made Envoy from Cromwell to /ho o't.; . s General, and got great eihte, ov. :,o; i;os When Kins Cha.' very importunate to be admitted to them ; on which the King feemed furprized, and after [peaking to _ Lord Faulkland,. bid the iandiord admit him. As foon as this beggar-man entered, he pulled off his beard (which he had put on for a difguife) and fell on his knees, and faid he was Mr. Downing, the Rendent from Oliver Cromwell; and that he had received advice of this intended vtfit from \ his Maj"ily to the Queen ; and that if he ventured any farther, he w.u'd be affafTinated; and begged iecrcfy of the King, for-that his life depended upon it, and departed The King was amazed at this, and laid to Lord r au'kland, How could this be known ? there were but you and the Queen knew of it: therefore the Queen mull have mentioned this to'fcmebody, who gave advice of it to our enemies. However, the King returned back, whereby this defign was prevented. Upon this, after the Reiteration, Sir George Downing was rewarded, made a Baronet and Farmer of the Cuftoms, &c. &c. whereby this large cftate was raifed. On Thurfday about 800 pieces of French cambricks, that had been juft landed, faid to be worth about 3000I. were feized and brought to the Cuftom-houfe. The following particulars relative to the famous Mr. Alex. Dun's efcape, are faid to be authentic : On Thurfday morning laft, which was the morning after his efcape,' he was ob-ferved by apcrfon, a prifoner in the rules of the King's Bench, going into a Pawnbroker's mop in the Mint, where he wanted to pledge a.falfe ftonc ring for nine guineas, not worth fo many millings; upon this the perfon went and gave information at the lodge, where they were entirely ignorant of his eicape ; a ad in tonfequence of his faid information^ _Mr. -A'fhwc.rrh, the Turnkey, went in purluit of 'him ; and after tracing him in vain to the Parliament coffee-ho a fe, Weftminiier-hall, &c. where, he, the faid Dun, pretended he would go, Mr. Afnworth at Iait found him in the two ihihiiig gallery at Drury-lane theatre; '.ut IXm observing the Turnkey, made the_ !:is way out, and, pretenuir.g a Bailiff iui't of him, got clear off: how-morning he was taken near and about ten o'clock was ev 1. Cl- in p yei-erciay iioo-Crcf- and, conducted to the King's Bench priion;  it his efcape for the future, is put on mop. fide. Coo!:, the Packer, who was cart taii.-n lail f�T:ons, for d 1. to j t.".e :o v: :on r horn P.. "1 U'OU, �Cive: frauding eeouck of ten pieces .as obtained leave to ! !� v        he c-ive bail the Recorder for that purpoie and on road till his time expires, nfi otiier indictments reauy : him. ;or  h'v,2i"-3 have been aociuent ies ii- ur: ioiinnu, to vu;t toe only by Lord j-^i: Co. 1 1. .ooromr r, ::t S  ect> to VI/. toe Li; Alother, af.cndei and putting up ai_:ai inn. alter lie ho.i thrre fome time, the' lorci ::r in to t . "\c nrangers, and faid :h rev.;..-, a g,^o-'--r^ n at the door, very iliaboi'y dxai-id, who v/as oat ho broke Striciger's, tiill, and near in 1. robbed of . cl c. Mr. f money and other . ery ftabk's in Biack-iiyjown, Rotherhith, ii re is not a night .-.e open and robbed. i�:r. -Jargaret'^ valiae cf i^noropcr, ikerchit i- or [rrics Two-pence Hai^cnr.y.] Dialogue, as in the next Century it ma-; chance to bap'.T'', bit-Mien tin, tr.cn Bzj.bcp of-, Dr. Springer, Rector of -, and Dr. Nix, Vicar of -, both Parilbet Ryal and exempt Jurijdidians ; concluded from our laft, p. 13$. NOW after the conditions have been thus publifhed, and releafcd from cultody,. and confinement; Truflees appointed j the jointure fettled ; the pin-money adjuiled ; the writings drawn, andperufed by Counfel, and the deeds on all hands duly executed, the form �of folemnization I would further propofe to be in manner following: That at fome city, or town corporate, in which both or one of the conditions dwell, or at the nearer! adjoining thereto, and on fofne market-day thereof, the faid two conditions to be married, together with the Conveyancer,, or Scrivener aforefaid, attended likewife by the Town Clerk, his Deputy, or the Common Cryer, and as many other people as mail think fit to be prefent, do, on the morning of ^he faid day, betwixt the hours of nine and eleven,, all repair to the Town-hall; where the faid conditions being firft placed in an inverted pofture, thatis to fay, with their heads downwards, and their heels upwards, which, if either, or both the conditions are weakly,, or not much accuffcomed to fuch pofition, by the help of an engine for that purpofeto be appointed by Act of Parliament, may eafily be contrived by the Board of Works: Such faid Conveyancer, or Scrivener, fhall, with an> audible voice, then read the preamble tofucit folcmnization, wherein fhall be fet forth thu true nature, end, and inftiturion of marriage. That it is partly blue, and partly green, which, being duly compounded, will produce a fafhionabie yellow, the proper and diftin-guifhing hue of a reputable and lawful marriage : That the fame is an honourable itate^firft inftitued in Sicily by Plutushimfelfwithhisfalr fpoufe Perfephone, daughter and heirefs of the Goddefs Ceres, analogically fignifying the union, or clofe connection, there always ought to be between gold and grain; fo originally ordained to maintain the pride, and honour of families: for the avoiding any affectionate regards between the conditions fo to be joined, together in fuch honourable matrimony, and for the due prefervation. of contingent remainders. Then fhall fuch Conveyancer, or Scrivener,, addrefling the faid conditions, pronounce the admonitory clauie, to the effect following : - I require and charge you both, as ye fhall anfwer at the Court of Honour, before the Earl Marflial, or Deputy Earl Marshal of Ergland, or any other competent Judge in that behalf, that if either of you know any blemifh,. or defect, in your pedigrees heretofore published ; or that any cf your anceilors, or other collateral branch, or branches, of yonr families were hanged, tranfported, or in anyinanr ner ever fuilied their honour, by being of any profcflioh, calling, trade, handicraft, or mercantile occupation, fo as thereby to have become any ways ufeful to the community; or that there be any lawful impediment by reafon of mortgage, bill of fale, debt, bond,.note, or conveyance, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in honourable matrimony, ye do now declare it : For be ye well aiTured, that fuch as are coupled together contrary to <   

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