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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 22, 1764, London, Middlesex S EVENING POST. Vol. XIV.] From FRIDAY. June 22, .0 MONDAY, June 25, 1764. [Numb. 1085.. -SATURDAY, June 23. Cartbqgena} May z2> j^g- HE eight xebecks. belonging ;2 to this department, on the oft 16th, came in fight of a /hip with red colours, which they took for an Algerine, ^jj and by crowding fail came up with her. When they came within gun-fhot they hoifted their colours, and fired a.gun to bring her to ; but fhe endeavouring, to efcap.e, .they were obliged to pur-fue and fire into her, which at-Iuil forced her -tp'&rfenden. Upon examining her papers, &e appeared to be Englifh, but neveitheieis they have brought her into this port, and wait for t;he deeifion of the Court with regard to the. difpofal' of her. She is much damaged by , fhe firing from the xebecks, and had one man killed, atidfeveral wounded. Paris Gaz. Paris, June 18. The 18th of laft month in the;night, a fire broke out jn the borough oi Be�xeuiUe, in Normandy, and in Iefs than twaho.urs consumed two thirds of the houfes, with, all the goods and effects in them. The-lofs is eftimated at about 50*000 crowns. 1 L O N DO N. Letters from. Riga affure, that an Edict had been publifhed there, by which the Empre'fi of Ruflia has given the Jews ofCouriand leave to trade to Peterfbourg and Mofcow, without any moleitation. �L'Amphion, a French man of war of 5-guns, and the frigate Licorne of 30 guns, failed from Breft the 11th initant, to protect the ' French, fifhery on the Banks of Newfoundland. Yetterday advice arrived, that the Speakei, " Duer, an outward-bound Eaft-lndia fhip, was fafe arrived at Tillicherry. . Tuefday laft the Hampden packet-boat, Braithwaite, failed from Falmouth with the mail for Lifbon. We are informed that a-manufcript -letter, wrote.iri the Emperor of Morocco's own hand, and directed to the King .of ;Great Britain, has been this week a'tt^fted/befor'e the R'igjhi. Hon. ,tne Lord'Mayor,' to be correctly tranf- 'lateifrorji the Arabic language, in which itis written.-'This letter is dated according to thV Mahomed an ajra, 1 176,' and is written on a large'ftrong paper, and embelfifhed with an " orn'amental gilt border, round the writing. The contents thereof reprefent to his Majefty, that the ihip belonging to Marfh Holud, brother tothe Sheriff of ,j/ger:., was'caft away fome tirne fince on-the Englifh coaft,, and the cargo ' alllolf, and praying that the iwhole value' of the faid lofs may be reitored.' '" His Majefty has been pleafe.d to appoint Robert Pringle, Efq; Forf.-Adju.tanf and.Bar-rick-Mailer at Dominique, in the room of -Ancram, Efq^ His ivlajeity has been pleafed 'to confer the rank of Colonel of foot, in the Eafl-Indies only, on the following Gentlemen, viz. "Charles Campbell, Efq; to take rank from the gth of 'May lall;' Acini les' Preiton, Eft; from the ioth ditto; Richard Smith, Efq; from the nth-ditto ; Sir Robert Barker, Knt. from the 12th ditto; and Rand farlie Knox," Efq: from the. 13th ditto. The Right Hon. Capt. James Lord-Forbes, _ f the marines, is appointed Lieutenant Go- vernor of Fort William, in North Britain, in the room of Lieutenant Governor Roderick uwynne, removed. By a Gentleman lately arrived from Frar ci we are inlormed, that Capt.. Foibi.-St-.the lati antagonist of John Wilkes, Efq; had left thai. Kingdom, and entered the Spanifa lervice. Yeiterday John Lane,Eiq; Litizenand Grocer, paid his fine to be excuied ferving the office of Sheriff. Thurfday'iVJr. John Power was elected Matter of the worfhipit:! Company of Skinners for the year enluir.g The Hon. Henry Bilfon Legge, Efq; lies dangeroufly ill at the Earl of Dartmouth's feat at Blackheath. We hear, that the trial relating to-the embezzlement of the money, collected on a late brief, in a parilh of tins city, which was expected to have been tried lait. week at Guildhall, is put off by the profecators in the faid trial By advices- received from EfTex, the late florin has done infinite damage on the fea-coafts, and other parts in that county; particularly at Weald and Raby, where the ftfecples are almolt demolifhed, and the ruins fell through the roofs of the churches. The rain, during the itorm, was prodigious and inceffant. Monday afternoon a woman and a child in her arms, were ftruck dead by the lightning at Can'e; bury. They write from Briftol, that feveral frauds. h But they muft both be hang'd to-day; . The Parfon broke a pane of glafs, And fcole two partridges. -Ala ! But when was all this mifchief dene,-pray ?' Why, Dame, no longer fince thai; Sunday. All day on Sunday, 1 declare, Poor Parfon flept upori a chair; And Trollop too, when fhe'd partaken, -At dinner, of my eggs and bacon, Lay down befide him, fnug and tame, Poor hearts ! they neither thought c/f game, '-The culprit Cats, at laft, were found And brought to'Squire, with bow profound;-Dame P-gr-m ! mark your Parfon's gut! My partridges have made it iirut. Lord blefs your Worfhip,, cries the Dame, . The Parfon's gut is much the fame ; Both he and Trollop, I'll be fwonr, Are innocent as Cats unborn. The 'Squire now feiz'd the Parfon's throat, -Y/ho grpwl'd revenge with angry note."
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