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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 9, 1771, London, Middlesex Price Twopence From to APRIL Sold by at in PaternofterRow where Advertifements and Letters of Intelligence are taken in and where thofe who chuie to be regularly ferved with this axe feqgefted to Articles of and Letters from are aifo jyteffrSi RienARDSOK and UROJH at the Royal Exchange ptinftaas Fleetflreet atthe Corner in the Strand RDRIN i the Corner of Charing crois New Boadftrect CO O P E in WHERE xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx To the P U B L I 1T7HEREAS CHARLES GREEN W if THE GENERAL EVENING was from that employment by a General Meeting of the Proprietors on Tliurfday the Jtb of March which afterwards confirmed at afubfeqvent Meetingon Thurfday the 2 ift cf the fame the faid Say having aftid in direQ fypojition to the Jenfe Partners and tht rntefejl af titfaid condutl of the faid Say has been fo diftincl and foreign to the article of partner that the public art defired particularly to take notice in what manner he has been treated by tht and hnv little he has defer ved their is necejfary to that by the articles of partnership it is mojl That if any of the faid Partners without the confent of the major part of the faid Partners prefent at a general be artyways concerned in the printing cr publijbing of any other Evening or have any Jhare or JJjares then and from thenceforth his intereft or Jhare or Jhfires of and in the faid News called Tht General Evening and of and ia the joint Jlock cr fund and profits Jhall and be ab folutely charge the faid Say will now appear in the clear eft the year 1749 he was admitted a the year 1761 he committed a breach of by printing another Even ing entitled The Royal and fir at a General Meeting of the Pro his Jhare was refolded be forfeited of refpeft the Proprietors had for his Edward he was geftOfdd to his and dividend the faid father was a witnefj and ettejled thit tmviSion of Ms But yet in the year be perfefied in the fame unlawful manner and again printed and publijhed ansthtr Evening called The London Evening Poft and at a General Meeting of the Proprietors in that it was that far fo he had abfo Jntey forfeited his Jhare in the hid News agreeable to the articles of However upon the death of his this fame was appointed Printer of this and a jliart given an en couragement to him to exert his abilities for the fervice of this So much rtward for fa little arid jio much pity and com pajfton for his produced the mojl ungrateful returns to fucb proofs of generofity that he has ever fence Jludied to reduce and abridge the value and credit of a which for a feries of years has been ejlablijhed on the firm bafes of public thefe and a variety of ether reafens he was dif charged from the further printing of this and has fence infolently prefumed to jrint and an fpuriaufj and under the fictitious naine of The GENERAL EVENING where in the Genuine and Real GJLNE EVENING POST is again his property in the faid Newspaper is and APRIL the LONDON March N the 12th inftant the Great Duke returned here from Florence but as his Royal HigJi in the tour he had made to the lea coafts of had hurt his the public drawing which had been fixed for the next day being the anniverrary of the Em perors birth was cwmternraBoed but there was neverthelefs a public Gala in the This day the young Archduchefs Maria the Great Dukes eldeit fet out for Dividends to be May John of NewcadJc upon Haber at May Peter Francis Maurice De of Artillery in at Certificates to be April William of Glover and Jofcph of Zachariah of James of Mary Thomas of SHIP APRIL Wind the Merlin and Cruzcr with the Dutch April Part the Two Young and Princefs from Friefland from Rhone Young iom Amfterdam Hcnderfon Spink Stewart and from At Liverpool from At Venice from At Leghorn Genoa from At Crcix from At Bourdeaux Young from Tie Advertisement in the London Evening of Saturday the of Morch nlaiive to this is impcfing and but in every femilar to the who has afforded tht Publicfo many repeated proofs af his truth and that his character is indifputiiliy nnti the uprigbtnefs of his attiom vifible te thoje labe ever experienced the benefit of TJjefe infamous proceedings willnot pafs the Proprietors being refohed to have redrefi for the damage air e tidy by the daring and behaviour of the tfaid Say and will not jitfier their pro perty ty be invaded by the undtrmihing e farts e who has violated the Articlei of and corrupted the faith tbey ware to Houfes of parfuaut to their adjournment for the Kuiier The Houfe of Lords rofe yefterday by three The Houfe of Commons is expected to be extremely fall this as the budget will cer tainly be though no great expecta tions are formed of its Yefterday came on in the Houfe of the Cheiler navigation as it was expefted to take up much of the time and at tention of the no other bufmefs would be entered The London Bridge Tollbill has pafTed both and now lies for the royal The MarketHarborough road bill has pafTed the Lower and was yefterday pre fented to the Upper and read there ior the firft The bill for Hcenfing an additional number of hackney not exceeding two has palled the Lower Houfc there is another bill for the better regulation of hackney coaches and which is gone through the and is expected to be reported this The third reading on the Durhamyard em bankment it is will be to A petition of the Dean and Chapter of Weft relating to the faid is prcffinted to the Lower claiming the foil or bed of the river within their and pray ing to have a claufe infcrted fecuring their It was yefterday expected that a motion would have been made by a minifteriai for the difcharge of the Lord Mayor and Alderman Oliver but from the difpofition of tht Treafufy we can fafely affure the no fuch thing and it is now fuppofed they will remain mthe Tower till the Parliament Notwithftanding it is daily and confidently that the Parliament will fit till after yet feveral of the Miniilry afTerted that it will rife either the end of this or very early in It xvas ycfierday that the Commit tee appointed for an enquiry into the caufes of the late riot and had made fome interesting difcoveries and were in fair way of tracing to the fountain the real authors and abettors of the late riotous i A certain fage CommittSe have after the moft and deliberate invcftiga that the penalty of a breach of privilege is Ycfterday a Boa id of Trenfury was at Lord North Yefterday LordCamden attended the Houfe of and feemed in good Monday notices weie lent to all the Members of a Great in a cereain to give their attendance as an affair of great importance was expefted to come On Monday laft the committee to affift the Lord Mayor and Aldermen WiHces and Oliver in their came to the following re That it be recommended my that he io precepts for a dntitthe whole bufinefs pro pofed to be there agitated be laid before his and receive the approbation of a comraiitee of the The coart of Commoncouncil deigned to be held this and the Commonhall which was to have been called together are both till the resolutions 01 the Houfe of Commons relative to the Lord Mayor und Al derman Oliver hall be There was no court of Aldermen at Guildhall there ntt being members enough to comjofe Bread continues at the fam price ai lavl The following are the names of the gentlemen of the Grand who on found the bill againft the MeiTcnger of the Houfe of Com for an silhult upon the printer of the London Even ng Poft Thomns fore man Thomas John John Guy War Thomas Alexander William John Thomas Hollciway George Ri William Jofeph Abra ham George Advices from France that though the Duke dChoifeul is not in the greateft deference is paid to his which he gives upon ajoft important occasions and it is the general rumour in that hs will certainly be rcftpred to office before much time is The King of it is has declared intention to pafs fome months in England enfaing and that directions ire already given for fitting a within a fmall diltance from for his reception and On Monday night about eight oclock two men genteelly dreiTed knocked at the door of who keeps a lacewarehouse in The rtiaid opened the they defired to lee her with out waiting for an followed the maid up ftairs to the room two and a child were The vil lains put on black one drew a and the other prefentea a command ing them to fhew thfm into the lace warehoufc at the back part of the and Chancellor herfef to deliver them her which if fhe they uotild murder them all they then toolc outthcee drawers full of rich with a number of other and a fum of money to a confiderable they carried locking all the women up in the when the thieves were threw the win dows and called out the neighbours foon came to their and fct them at On examining the a dog with a brafs collar was found in one of the and the of a Search is making the O Cecil to the of in Noel to the Rectory of irt John to the Vicarage of in the Vicarage of Eiq to be Keeper cjf the Lions and Lionefles in the At the Richard a Vicar of Hereford and one of the Matters of Hereford Grammar to Mifs Edwards At John an eminent Mafon and Builder of that to of At William Efq of CalUe and Miihber for to Mils Euphemia daughter of the late Earl of Seafortru at aged the Lady The Lady Mary Fitx daughter of the Earl of Upper In Great vVilliam Efcfi At Richard Efq a Juirice of the Peace for that and Ad to News from thi SUPPORTERS of the BILL cf Tiff 4jril THIS day there was a very full meeting of the in purfuahce of the fpecial fum upon important Tne meetinij opened with a confinnrtiun of the gratification before agreed upon to thePrinters and a vote of thanks was then refolved upon to the Lord for his upright und inUepidcondu deleuding the xtntlpubied liberties of the egainft the illegal and arbitrary proceed the Houfe During progrefs of the debate upon the firtl a Very violent altercation as be twtea and with the common expreffions of malig and fo Wilkcs in particular that Homes conduct both to him and the had neither been confident iutb the truth cf a or tht faith and honour of a Home that the fociety was become nothing more than a fcene of perfonal the public interefts were abiorbed in the pettv faction of cue indi vidual that order and concord banished together he therefore That the Society fnouki be It was in vain a motion of that consequence fhould not be put fo whaiever caufe to it the prefent diflurbances might afford that in the fermenc in which the Society then Ihewed an per of difcufling fo ierious a queitiou and that at the fenfe of the Society Ihnuld be firll whether they would iclcind the tive refolution againft opening any new fublcrip rions but for the piivate purpoiej of till the whole lift of his debts was difcrmged as the charge again ft the Society for exifting only in the capacity of Wilkess committee might then be Both par equally fure of a or defirous of meeting their were eager to put the The motion to defer the confideration of a diffblution was by five mem bers amongwhom were Morris The main qutftion was then when there appeared for the 24 againft Alderman Town fend was in the chair and the whole number prefent at the meeting was 53 bcingthe fnllefi ing which had ever been held in the Lord Mountmorres and another gentleman re tired before the For diflblving the Society there Alderman Saw Sir Robert Sir Kracis Againft and the gentlemen uho divided againlt put1 ting the Thofe wha were for the diffolution failed in their motion then immediately proceeded to ftrike their nan es out of the Societys book which was fir ft do i y Alderman who alfo at the fame the names of Sir Cecil and Charles who had authoriied him for that After they with drew into another and there figncd a re folution to form a new to exift only upon the public and de clared they would follow them ia their Uniels tiic remaining Members of the Society came to a refolufion TO efcind the abfurd vote cf againil opening new as public exigencies mould whether gentlemen were willing to contribute farther to the difoharge of VVilkess debrs or BEDFORD Ml L I T I March NO TIC S is hereby ly the Deputy Lieutenants of the county of at General Meeting this fxla at tke Swat Inn in the of That the Militia Fotces raifed in and for the faid are to qffemble in the faid town of Bedford on Monday the I day of May in order to be trained and ex according to the direflions of the lasus nyvj in relating to the raJvig and training the tia within that part of Great Britain called land from Monday the faid i yh day of May next until Mend ay ike ioih day ofjuxt I Deputy JOHN ;