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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 23, 1771, London, Middlesex L O N D O f Twopence From f U E S D A APRIL to APRIL Sold by at in Paternoilergow where Intelligence are taken in 5 aud where thofe who chufe to be f A regularly ferved with this arc requeued to CI1Ule to be Articles of and Letters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and UROWHAPT i TT u J oppofite Dunilans Fleetftreet attheComCTof Charingcrofs New Bondftreet in and NO WHERE ot Craig APRIL From the L O N D O N April H E prefent feverity and extreme rigour of the weather is fo very that the oldeft people here do not remember to have feen or heard of the for it ilill con tinues to freeze every night as in the middle of and a great quantity of fnow lies on the which fo diArefles the poor inha bitants of the that the moil melan choly accounts are daily received of the mifery and wretchednefs occafioned by this dreadful Edward of to appear May and June at the Kings Arms in Darlow Mather and William of the of SUverfmiths and to appear April and June at George Budd and William of Dealers and to appear May and June at Dividends to be madet May George of at Edward of Wharfinger and at May z7Richard of in Jnn at the White Swan Inn in May John of Soap Boiler and at the Three Tuns Certificates to be tJttf Jofeph of Thomas the Dry of Tallow Sarautl of i The fol lowing is an a letter of the 3oth of from one of rrte Council Board at Tobago A confpiracy of forty Coromantees has kept us in continual alarm thefe feventeen days Thank it is now quite moft of them am either or 1 had four who lay down near cut one anothers and died mutually in each others March Saturday evening the floop Captain arrived here from who informs that a number erf Spinilh troops arrived at that pi aceabout the middle of COUNTRY April Saturday arrived at Spithead his Majeftys frigate Captain Balfourt from Lifbon and the Vulture floop of Captain from Lait night arrived at Spithead his Majeftys flvip Captain from and was immediately put under April The weather in this country has been more fevere and ftormy than has been kown at this ieafon in the memory of the oldeft man and this ex tremely violent anl fro as aftonifhed every body a particular inftance of which that may be depended upon for truth is worth remark a countryman this week returning to a place about two miles diftant from was fo bewildered in the ex ceffive fall of that he loft his and after wandering about for feme came to a millers where he attempted to alight from his but was fo firmly fattened to the ftirrups of thefuddle by the intenfe that his Ihoes could not be eafily diiengaged and when he got into the houfe he felt his feet fo benumbed with that he could fcnrce Walk to the fire and ou trying to put off his found them fo hard frozen to hit feet that he could not Itir till theywere thawed at the fire for acowfidcrable SHIP April Wind Came down and the MDougal 5 and for Mary land j for Antigua for Oporto for Leghorn j and for the Paft thaBourdeaux from Bourdeaux from Dublin Gould and from from Lifbon from Cadiz from Guernfty from Honduras 5 from i from At Hull from Amsterdam 3 Chambers Huntingdon Hamborough Mer Smith and Thomas and from At Oporto from At Dover from Malaga and from In the Downs from At Portfmouth from At Mufquito Shore from At Antigua Charming from Philadel In the Elbe Hambcrough Barclay and from At Marfeills Charming from At North Carolina from the Lee ward AtBilboa from New At Nantz from South At Liverpool from At Hamburgh from Hull and from At Bremen Gilby from At Amfterdam from South Yefterday one of his Majeftys arrived at the Secretaries office with difpatches from Sir John his Majeftys Ambaffador at Yefterday the belonging to the Secretary of States office for the northern were moved to the new office in the bufmefs is for the future to be Yellerday the third reading of the EaftIndia Recruiting Bill came on according to order in the Lower and after a debate the question was Whether the fa id bill fnould be read a third time the Houfe when it appeared 45 for and it the numbers being the Speaker declared for the An amendment was afterwards moved and another debate after which the queftion was Whether the bill mould pafs the Houfe again divided the ays were and the noes and thus the bill was oft by a majority of Monday laft Dunning moved in the Lower to have the dog aft andafter a hort the Houfe 48 for and 94 againft it it was then propoied to bring hill to explain and amend the above which was agreed A like motion was made to repeal the game when there appeared on the Houfe 48 and 93 againft it was then agreed to bring in a bill to explain and amend the Yefterday the Common Council and inhabi tants of Cripplegate Ward Without prefented an addrefs to the Lord Mayor as did likewife the inhabitants of Portfokcn Yeflerday a Court of Aldermen was held at when the price of bread was ordered to be continued as laft Monday about half paft eight the populace continuing before the Manfion the Lord Mayor went out at a private door into Sir William to avoid being feen by the but he being dif covered by feme of and all made for that place before they Could reach the the coachman drove off with all and got to the Tower without much The people waited there ibme when Sir William Stephcnfon coming out arid getting into his they took off the horfes and dragged him home in A letter from dated April A French Brigantine palling through the fleet at Spithead to was at the Admirals fhip to bring her to but ftie not regarding the fire upon which the Admiral and two other fhips fired each a hot which reached and brought her She proves to be laden with and had put into Cowes about a fortnight ago to repair fome Extrafl of a Letter from April i There great doings here in the political On Saturday there was a fecond Bed of Juftice at The King appointed the members of his great council in the place of the parliament of which Ig now entirely dif The Due DAiguillon is Minifter for foreign There were none of the Princes of the except the Count de la atVerfailles on They had been and not appear they are henceforth forbid the All the Peers it is adhered to the Proteft of the Due the oldeft Peer in The to be a Prebendary of in the room of to be one of the Cardinals of Pauls Major Philip Skene of the to be Lieutenantcolonel ofthe6rth and Archibald to be Major of the re At Jamess Thomas Efq of to Mifs of in Hert fordfhireAt Matthew of Walls Efq toMifs Mary of at the Right OtherLewis Earl of Lord Baron of Lord Lieutenant of Gla Cuftos Rotulorum of and Cpnftablc of the Caftle of His Lordfhip was May i anr married Catherine eldeft daughter of Thomas Lord by whom he has left iffue four ions and four He is fucceeded in his titles and eftate by his eldeft Ton Other Lord Windfor now Earl of who was born Wigan in Wife of William Efq of She was fifter to Sir William and to the ladies of Lord Frederick the and Barlow EfqAt his feat in Sir Edward late one of the Judges of the Court of Common who formerly kept the Cocoa Tree Coffee The following is a LIST of the dffercnt FAIRS which are to be held in the Courft of tje enfu hig H eek Concluded from cur May Clcobury for horned fheep and for and fhecp fends two members to Parlia is a city and county of the fee of a and from it the Earls of Coven try take rheir names and for horned horfes and for for cattle and lor and May for A and fends to memocrs iu rtii for for horned cattle and for cattle and for horned horfes and woollen for cattle and for cattle of all and for and Higham for horfes and horned cattle a fends one member to and gives title of Vifcount to the Family of Marquis of for for toys and fmall ware is the fee of a biiliop and fituate at the confluence of the Ifis and There are in this univeriity twenty and five halls the river being navigable from hence to they fend great quantities of corn and malt thither by capacious and import coals and other provifions the fame way from The city elecls two members of and the univeriity as many King James granted the univer fity this and the like to the univcr fity of Lancashire for horned cattle and fmall for cattle a market for cattle a borough town in the road to the fends members to for and petty May for for horned linen and uoollen clath a on the river fends one member to chiefly for fheep a port fends two members to for and all forts of commodities a fends one member to Par a ket for horned and for lor Sheep and for horfes and pedlars a gives title of to a branch of the Stanhope for cattle of all for for cattle and pedlars fof Eaft for cattle and for pedbrs for lean cattle borough and lends two members to for cattle a borough fends two members to icr homed for horned horfes and fheep a fends two members to a great horfe fair capital of the and fends two members to North for cattle and for cattle and for for horned for hories and Sheep a port for cattle a market from whence the family of Byng take the title of for Sheep fends two mem bers to for and mercantile Wooton for cows and pigs a borough and fends two members to for a market NEVER For the BENEFIT of On SATURDAY APRIL A New COM EDY vlterd from GAV calred The MODERN W I F The PRINCIPAL PARTS by Mrs and BEN3LFY With a PROLOGUE and To by particular will be added LOVE A L A VI O D SirCallaghan OBralhghan by Squire Groom fecond time Sir Theodore D U N S T A L Beau Morderai by QJJI C Charlotte by Sir Xrchy Mac Tickets and Places for the EGXLS to be iuJ of in and of at the of the Pit will be into the To le HE DWELLING HOUSE of the late Wl L L I AM TV Eiq dcccafcd it HALS T D in a modern hindfome brickbuilt in the bcft and confifting of a a 25 feet and a in length by 18 feet and 11 feet fix inches in height Two both 17 feet by 16 and a half j Five Bedrooms good with five beJronms in them exceeding convenient a back a Laundry 40 feet good Cellars and Wine Brewing and all other convenient Buildings j a Pleilure and Kitchen Garden newly planted with the beft and at a proper diftance from the dwellinghoufe a handfome Brick Built and alarge Stall The dwellinghoufe was lately moft completely and ele gantly fitted up and furnifhed in the prefent tafte by the late Charles Cabinetmaker and in and the whole great part of which is very with trie are to be fold with or without the To be Sold with cr without the above a NEW BRICK BUILT with the Appur in Halflsd in the occupation of Ifaac Halfted is a market town within very pleafant part of the county of and 47 miles from and the coaches from London to Norwich and Bury pafs daily through For further particular enquire of Reavety aridi at Henry at or Attorney at at Clare in All perfons who have any dejmands upon the eftate the faid aredefired to fend an account thereof to the faid one of the faid Tumors Executor and fall perfons indebted to the are da fired to pay rcfpeftive debts to ;