Friday, April 6, 1764

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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 6, 1764, London, Middlesex > r N T Vo*,. XIV.] From FRIDAY, April 6, to MONDATf, April 9, 1764. [Numb. 1052; Snipcia^jiift arrived from theHavannahr and brings advice* that the Viceroy of Mexico would tfot pet |he Siear de Qordova like in any fiver at home nothing bat frait on boaj&the Seri&us and Happ war, under % command. They alfo bring Advice from tte Havannalv that every thing ia in good order &e*e, fitfd that both the civfl and military dlfcipline is reftored by the activity *f the Governor of Cuba, and of the Commander of t&troops in thatiflandr The fortifications are alio not only repairing, bat new ones going to be added to th L O The following fhijfc arrived at Lifbon from the 3d to the iotfci*lfc Viz. the Charming Potty, Wilfon, ffoml^tiijotoi Elizabeth, Carteret, from PoltftiWf^^nah, Ever?, from London, afl^r :a= paffagecf 49 dkys; William artd S�fanhah,'Mey, from Top-Iham; Northanitm&^ from Lynn ; Two Friends, Bodkin, from Dingle j Charles, Ogilm from Lynn; John eu*4 A*wft*w> Praf- Chkhffc mouth 1 E^mfibtt, Gfruchy, from Southampton; Mary, Walih, from Berwklfj Good Succefs, Wigg, from London; John and Stephen, Kent, From Cork j the James, Norman, from Viana; and the Hanover packet, Todd, from Falmouth,, in five days. The Marfarellos, Milfrom London to Gibraltar, is loit going into that place ; the people are all faved, but thefhip is gone to pieces. Export of gold and filver to India, in the laft ten years, taken from the Cuilom-houfe Books. � �". Gold. oz. Silver. 02. From 1759 to 1764, 9,760 1,411,116 Yefterclay the Earl of Marchmont took the ra^hs in the Houfe of Peers, on beittg appointed Keeper of the Great Seal in Scotland, in the room of the Dukd of Athol, deceased. His Majefty has been pleated to appoint John Fletcher, Efq; "Major of the .32d regiment of foot, commanded by Lieut. Gen. Francis Lekhton. - John Nam, Efq; is appointed Quarter-Ma-fter to the 6zd regiment of foot, commanded by Major General William Strode.' His Majefty has been pleafed to appoint the Rev. Edward Taylor, Clerk, to be" Chaplain to the 3d regiment of foot, commanded by Col. John Craufurd, in the room of the Rev. Mr. Ridley, who retires. And ' \ . Capt. Benjamin Bernard, to be Major to the 23d regiment of foot, commanded by Lieut. Gen, George Bofcawen, in the room of Major Charles Hemington, preferred. Next week the firft regiment of foct-guards, when on duty, turn out ac eight in the morning, toexercife in marching, counter-marching, &c. for two hours, before they, mount guard. This method was firft begun by the third regiment, and for fome time |�tft has been ufed by the fecond regiment. Laft week the Committee of Cit^&ands went and reviewed a houfe the corner wCole-man-ftreet, next the Old Jewry, which, it is faid, will be fhortly taken down, int�rderto make a more commodious opening into that ftreet The Committee afterwards took a view of the place next London-Wall church, opofed to trett a new grate for a water courfe, in the room of the prefent grate at Bilhopfgate. It is faid that this view was taken, on account of its being apprehended, that the removal of the grate from Bilhopfgate to London-will will be of great prejudice to the city's tenants in New #rpad-ftreety particularly in overflowing the lower parts of their houfes itkhaily fhowers, which was the cafe when the water courfe of Biftopfgate ward had formerly its vent at Loadon-walL Abuilder has already laid out, fcnd a few days fince begun to build, a fine riew ftjuare, fn the fields behind the ftables belonging to the horfe-gtiards, on^ the North fide of Tyburn-road; which, it is faid, >vhen finilhed, will be as large as Soho or Hartover-fquare. Vefterdav afternoon there was a very great wfe market in Smithfield; i&hen many prime ones, hunters^ an^drapght-horfes, were night to be feirt abroad Veflerdav it was 3 that many country Butchers, fome of wliom live upwards of fifty miles from London, came to Smith-field to buy cattle. Several perfons who hai-e been employed in different branches of hisMajettyVhoufhold as affiitants, have lately been eftahlifhed therein by the Earl Gower, Lord Chamberlain, and warrants are ordered to be made out for that purpofe. It is laid that the principal Gardeners be-j longing to his Danim Majeiiy and the Dauphin of France, have been for fome time here, and have purchafed quantities of feeds, trees, fhrubs, &c for the gardens of the King of Denmark and the Dauphin. On Thurfday afternoon the whole number Journeymen except about fix, \ On Wedneiday laft came ort the elwwuuu a LeAuier for the parifhof St. Thomas, ia Sputhwark, in the room of the Rev. Mr. Toovey, who rfefigned. the Rev. Mr. Freeman Baekchurchj in Fen^hurth-ftreet, and the made or the right of one b$ the. votes,, the determination on the stems of the ele&ioa wa* adjourned to a veftry: " m\ Vefterdav a Baker was fuihmpned befor^ the Lord Mayor, and paid jl. 2s. 6d. for two ! fighed general releafes, purfuant to the propo-! Ms made that morning by Mr.Ogle, Attorney for the Mailers, to Hop all proceedings on both fides. The men each, received one guinea upon figning the ibid releafes, and were immediately dilchargeci but of cuftody. Two of them that did not ilgn, were carried the fame evening* by Wrirot Habeas Corpus, before Lord Mansfield, and difcharged, for not being legally imprifoned. Other accounts fay, that four out of the forty, who were cpnfined in W�od-ftreet-Compter, would not take the guinea allowed them by the mafter Taylors, nor fign the re* leafe; but declared that they would bri^g actions againft the mafters for falfe impafon- ment. Among the many ingenious new inventions in the mechanical way, we are informed, tliatv a mafter Watchmaker has invented a curioSis warch-key, a fmall fize larger than the ordinary fort, which contains two plates, one for the day of the month, the other for the moon'tf age 5 which regularly, every 24 hours, At the winding un the watch, fhews the fame. i [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] fliort of wei promifing not to offend more. mothy Rearden, Thomas Page, William' Flm-, ton, penmsO'firian, John Welch, aa4 bert weyeufo.n, wel-e execat?d at P?nhend�ft-, Heath, ntatMaiJftphe.; puffuant to their ien-tenc* atthejfcft Kent Affize. Welch appeared to be djftrafted ; the otheVs belavwl pemtenf * gait Ian. as ah evidence t ton,whovas esequted atjs#6niMtoR for robbing Henr^h^le, % mon, tor r George's Fields.m O^rian colifefe>J murdered the m^oop^.therj&H' Gravefcn4t^||r06|etter, |of wWchJ.M count of jhere not being.fa^dent^i<�^e,^ was, about four years fincejned and�c^ujtte2* On Thurfday hieht.a Gentleman'in Ijij called a coach in Norfolk Street, ahi^e^t, the Coachman to get into the fame, tslUa*^ him he was always his owji driver j with wMc�] the Coachman unluckily complied :. whe^i, the Gentleman had no focner got pn th$ . than he fet out full fpeed, and^a tfiair co^^gr by at the fame time along wthe Strand, J drove over the fame, which broke the -.d^rlf? all to pieces,- and'the Ladyfchat, was themn: was much, bruifed/ One of the wheels. of I the coach, went over the .Chairman's .arm^) which bi-pke it in a terribly manner*, ^he' Gentleman was fecured till fatisfaftion \y^$ made for this rafli exploit t .'^ , V� Laft week a Gentleman wit^Kafoijn^ej^ chariot, flopped at-the �gn of Wp'&v^;;;,'^ Knightlbridge, clofe to the d;obr4.where vvie^.\; three Footmen fitting, one,qf whom afeed'thfy, Coachman why he did not driveover hU$pe$i with apprehending the threeFopbi}ep, who,'. were carried before Mr " happened then- to be# %t JCn v t_ . whom they behaved witn ^^unlplence, and : told the Juftice he dared noi to coininitiW!tein� r for that they w^ere/fervapti tpr^nQ^le li>r effeftnpbnhi$%ot-1 Ihip, who ordered theni to be committed, os fina bail for their appearance.. , . Seals, Exceptions, and Petitions,, appoint^ \ to te heard before the Right Hon. the Lsid Chanceltor^befci^ Eafter T?rm,, viz. May 1, Firft general Seal. 283, 4, Exceptions. 5, Second and laft G^ntra! Seal. 7, Petitions*'

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