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Publication: London Lloyd Evening Post March 7, 1764

Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 7, 1764, London, Middlesex t 1 �'W"V EM I N G P0 ST. .3: Ffom, WEDNESDAY March ^ to FRIDAY,March 9, 1764, �Mfap,, ip^ T H'U R S D A% March 8. Q N D O N. . ESTERDAY the following Gentlemen vyere fworn in Captains into the Eaft-In-di� Company's fervice before the .Court of Directors, viz. Capt. Calbreth, i; Capt. Abercroiabie, Capt. " Gardener, and Capt. Grif- ; comrnandof.theLord Anfcn,;PrJnce of Wales, Sojebay, ,andj?Beckenham, lately ftationed in the Eaft-Iridies. Tuefday was held the anniverfary meeting of the^Inlrabrtarits and Freeholders of the] county 'of Btrokingham, at the Qaeen's-Arms in St.'FailP^ChiJrch^ard, at which a confi- -j ' y;'MaiM"-Nugent. ''The, dreffes were elegant, and the.fcenes andf�mu'*bcafion^'; ' The Lords bf the Treafuiy have" appointed-Mr. Thomas Wilkinfon one of the Surveyor^ of window lights for the city of London, in. the room of Mr. John Abington, deceafed. ' During the time Prince was^putting into Hie cart at Newgate yefterday* a prifoner took the opportunity to'flip through the crowd; but being immediately miffed, was purfued a id taken'in Newgate market. Monday, about half pall feven in the evening, a Gentleman and his Lady going in their cpach to Chelfea were' attacked in the King's .read by threeibotpads, who robbed the Gentleman of i'^guineas and his Lady of a gold ,'watch. One. of the villains has been imce apprehended. On Tuefday one John Jones was committed to New Priibn, Clerkenwell, by Sir John Fielding, charged witlvrobbing William Edwards cm the King's highway, of two guineas and his watch'; when taken,1 there-was found in his pocket a book, containing an account of all the robberies he h|s ;cpmmitted, and Hkewife a mafk and pickTcck.; and'' among 1 ' inutes he .declares he bought the malk j ife he had Iq much money he did r.otJ 'JEtidpcla,'' "� iKerpis, Ceiled, Ahiiiiab'i know what to do with it; he is a hardened young villain, fcarcely 18.years of age. The fame day was,committed to the fame prifon, by Benjamin Cqvvley, Efq; Margaret Robinfon, for affaultinfe John Pinney on'the King's highway, and taking from him a fdver watch. Qn Monday laft a Publican, at Barnet, was\ committed to Clerkenwell Bridewell', for buying fome wood of a .woman knowing the fame to have been ftolen ; the woman was iikewife committed to the faid p'riibn. ; A few Jays fince fome. villains broke into thehoufe of Carey Gree'd,'Efq; of Cattle Carey, in Somerfetlhire, andj got into the new grand room lately .b.uilt^ihd richly furniflied, but were luckily prevented from plundering the fame'by a parrot, which by its hbife a8tk �' i With reflefs artifie, and labourd Hjilenefii '{ ' Haunt us tbfo" all the wile's and titans ofca^tion,\ %ill>.tir'd with vaip Mefence, his Jnamji/r-,, : v -.nrgundus. ..._.x .j. .., ..... " .TjF^'the afftiftibns' ahd dittreffes of' art un-� 'If. nappy mind' can be eafed by a rel.atibii of its fufferings, fure th.e''Almightyi)will permit me. to enjoy^ that blefiing.' Reft, of body and peace of mind have beenftrangers to me for 'thefe ten years patt, by means of a cruel villain, who in one wretched moment deprived hie of innocence and peace, alas, for-ever ! If a relation of my injuries can be- ofariy fervice to the unthinking and unguarded bf my own fex, or a means of rcuzing' the vigilance of thofe Gentlemen, who have' the power to fupprefs thofe vile brothels, whbfe infamous owners are deaf to every fenfe of 11: ' " " his mir becaufe were'not a few of being frequently'together ; I being young and. gay he. Ibori pretended a paffion for -iris; but as his offers-were by no means honourable, I rejecled. therhwith a difdain that fiich propbfals.deferve frem.every one who prefers-honour and a goodrhamje to the flavilh abhndanee and gi,lde^ trappings of a kept MiftrHS:' ; 1 ' ~ Oh! that'Ihai?ny innocence again,  My untouch'tf-bonour, but I nvijh in vain. ' � The fleece that has been by the dyer ftain^J j � Never Again its native ixihitenefs gairtd. In vain he endeavoured,- by every means and argumerit.in his power, to feduce me, as a iincere love of inhocence, and-a" good name, governed ^llmy^ aftions ; firlding'-'that I .was not to be prevailed on to conlent to thofe vile terms, heat laft offered tbrnarry me, and, as the Aft was" Coon to takeplacei-we bfeing both under age, he earheftly-entreated me to accept him, 'but-early- JaiHrSV K^d^tven my heart to a worthy defervingybutKV?h;en atfea. And now io ktitnvnb thought'off ejhj,; '. -To beeoe the minaf'flill'rain'jfrin^f'ejb'plagues* � As in a circle,- ' _ '' Where tini 'dijbimour treads- uppr anotberj, '. ' i What know the fends be^'in^iVf^i- J - 'i Guilt is ihe;foufce of Jcr'fowj*tn't�e'--$eni(, ' Tb* avenging-fend, that fMjiktiS jfi'Sibirid With whips and flings; ,'� "V' '; :* ; The blefs'q know^none of thh\:r)y' �Bik'fe/titi e^oJ.|?ome rB6utbei cbttfiW? 'this- re^^ph:hjt ^aslbon /Scq'aaittfed:w1w, by!'rheaqsb,'br1tlie''man'}fer-vartf' (fof"Hg�hp^ive rfl'thrWe'atjthis time) "an'd^ewXr^ys'riefoi^I'ihte'hded^ re--turn,he cam^Sn^dtd m^'^-Rji^rJe^in no hurry t^-^^rrTe-, forhe:Had-r?ehn�^ell informed tHaF'ih.^^^ Le^erivvas^heVl'engag^d to a Lady'a^i^^^^^'^^iid'ffiat they'-w^ahvays together/' .'* .'' -; : -ViiL'iCj f�'; - As this worthj ybntfi'^s- fih^e!y;and teridferlr^eldfe'd hy'-me,-' ^onder'tibt !thaf" tealduW, itidi&&ty''tlt{tex&}khdw the truth,-^"bfleffe'd3 rfly'Wrl-'tfaought ;T begged'; him to 'tell afl'tftf^fte^,- whicK he^tufed,- and my aunt 6M^|^;'>,:^evented,-|lar^TaJ^^ any ^bre at'that-time., As I was extrernel^ uji-happy, I iridifcreetly wrote "a riote^theTiext day, beggihg him to explain what h�.had'told - me, and not kecpme in fulpence.__'He cime, and, my atmtmving company, -FcouM not fpeak to him; bat when he went away, I flipped the note,-as I then thbiiglit,, into his or note of h'ahd, I cannot now-be'jjpfuive , which; but he found the miftak^, r{6a]ed tame or pity, I beg.-.-the favour of inferting the letter again, and fent it awaV- by the-pott. the following true but melancholy fact: About twelve years- agr I left the moll indulgent of parents to live with an- aunt in town, who loved me tenderly. She being bf a chearful difpofition,: fpr feme months,! lived happy as my utmott wifhes ccald make me. BuV, unfortunately for me, about that time a young Gentleman came from the country to be a Clerk in one of thepublick offices in the I ____________,____________ ......_ city. He livingin.the family, cur opportunities ' all he knew. Gladtbgetthefecret, Ifeit ia [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] but thenot p. was lefl. The next morning he came/atid a&ed me what t had given him. I- laughed, - and told him that was not intended for1 him', bufis he' was come at'Vtirrie I wiiheoPtb^fee hnn, I mould be bbligedto him to. e'rtS'-the'uneafi-cfs he, had grVeh-md' He laifl-if.tHa-t w^s not the rote,.h,e fu^pofed.1 had it abcatlme,; and if'I woald:fethiarf.-Teei-ti he wc/hld then tell ms ;

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Publication: London Lloyd Evening Post

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: March 7, 1764

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