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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 30, 1771, London, Middlesex L O N DO Price Twopence From APRIL to MAY Sold by at in PaternofterRow where of Intelligence taken in and where thofe who chufe to regularly ferved with this are requeued to Articles of and Letters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and at the Royal Exchange Dunftans Chlirch Fleetftreet at the Corner of Effexftreet in the Strand the Corner of Charingcrofs New Bondftreet C O OP in and NO WHERE MAY LONDON April E hear that the lands of forty fix villages have overflowed in the lower marfhes of by the Upper Elbes having burft the in three owing to the fame kind of acci dent that occafioned the overflowing of Several of the nobi lity were obliged to fave themfelves in their and remained four days without They had no other refource for faving their but by driving them into the apartments of the firft ftoryv This misfortune has ruined many and increafes that diftrefs which the uncommon length and fererity of the winter had universally fpread in thefe parts of 6very kind of fuftenance having rifen fo much in proportion that many peafants were under the neceffity of unthatching their houfes to their of to appear May and June at Henry Philip and James Mar all of Clothiers and to appear May and June at the Royal in Dividend to be of at Berlons Coffeehoufe in Certificates to le Henry of Meal and Flour John of Linen Thomas Price and of George the Cyder Merchants and Robert of Blue S C O T A N At Africa from Londoni At Briftol Fanny and from In Sungate Creek Queen of from At Oporte Hunter and from from London from Aberdeen from South Carolina from Cork from fciffion and from the AtYarmoth from Barcelona April We hear from that laft in a fcuffle between fome officers of the who were juft arrived and William linen manufacturer in that gentleman loll his Two officers are committed prifoners to the Talbooth C O U N T R Y NEW On Friday iaft the from Lifbon and fiom L O N D Yefterday the Duke of fpecial fome time fmce obtained by an agninft Gabriel the Poftmafter of this for not deli vering a letter to him directed at his place of abode without payment of a further gratuity than the legal came on for a fecond ar gument in the Cpurt of KingsBench when the court gave judgment for the de that by the acts relating to the all letters muft be delivered by the Poftmafter of every Pofttown to the perfons to whom fuch letters are directed without any othergratuity than the iegal rate of poftage and that the limits or extent of the places at which fuch letteis are to be can only be fettled by the cuftoms of ftich dprJ A few days ago fon of a Haberdafher in whowas on a party of pleafure at Andover was thrown from his horfe near and his fkull fractured fo that he died on Wed tociday A few days dgo a tradefman of Trowbridge Was committed to Devizes on fufpi cion of being concerned with his iervant maid the murder of a baftard S H I P N E W APRIL the Godfrey tail for Indii and India for the in the Dutton Eaft A April Paft the trpm Lifbon from Zant fonge from Groiiingen Magna from tjjtfe Carolina from Boulogne t Lundpu from Antigua Charming from At Bremen t Lady from At Gibraltar from At Genoa Bifhop and Lady from At burgate Creek from Saloe and from AI Hamburgh Anna Carftens and Lady from jit Virginia from At Mbf adore Prince from Fkltntinth from AtBarbadoes Brrnan Eleanor and Adams j and from London from Madeira from Baftol iid frosa O Richmond made a motion in the Upper That the Refo Vution of the zd of mentioned in our lift be expunged the fame was objected and that the faid motion be rejected and after a long debate the Houfe divided to Yefterday Lord Lord and Lord attended the Upper Af Yefterday precifely at ten Richard was brought by writ of Habeas from the before the Barons of the after the writ was Serjeant Glynn made a motion for his and Jpoke a conftderable time on the Serjeant and Counfellor feverally fupported Serjeant Glynns and quoted a number of After the arguments were the court They could not take cognizance of the privileges of they were of themlelves competent and that therefore Oliver muft be Oliver inftantly obeyed this by getting into a hackney and driving off to the The Earl of Firft Lord of the Ad accompanied by feveral others of that will embark on board a on the i zth of this to vifit the dockyards and men of war at Sheernefs and Chatham from whence they will proceed to Portfmouth and at each of which places they re to be met by the Comptroller and Surveyor of the for the better fettling and underftandincr of the bufinefs they are going The review of Elliots and Burgoynes regi ments of Light horfe by his will take place in the courfe of this before the latter march into The review of the three regiments of Foot guards is poftponed till after his Majeftys It is that an augmentation of 89 men is to be made to the Royal regiment of Horfe and private men and one to each of the light troops belonging to the Dra goon Guards and ExtraS of a letter from General Count dated March relative to the taking of r fT I have the honour to inform that con tinuing our coaquelii along the we have taken the fortrefs of The General Commander in Chief of our forces in having received my orders to approach Giurgovo on the fide towards Bu chareft the izth he found there the enemy confifting of who attacked him as he was getting poffefiion of the firft intrench ment he could not immediately take the becaufe it was defended by the cannon and a very deep In the night of the having divided his troops in four he took the fecond intrenchment by in fpite of the fire of the enemy from the The engagement lafted above three and the enemy left four thoufand dead on the fpot on our pnrt there were only 173 and 794 The turks retired into tne and continued firing without tiH the Our batteries beginning to play had fuch an effect that the towers and wallswere foon beat and their of powder blown The finding the lofs of the place defired to which was Ge neral Olitz permitted them to retire beyond the There were found in the fortrefi 18 62 pieces of brafs two tnor and a great quantity of provisions and great ExtraS of a Letter from the April Private letters of good authority from Vienna that the 2oth of May is the day on which an anfwer is ex peeled the Court of PetcriDourg to the plan of with which Prince de Lobkowitz charged to the Em prefs of Ruffiu that the aniwer will determine the proceeding of the Court of A report prevails that there has been an infurreclion of the populace at which was likely to prove fatal the govern ment but no particulars are A quadruple alliance it rryuch talked of between and the lie of the United which has revived the report of Prulfian troops being to fupply the place of the Auilrian regiments that are to march out of the The King of Denmark has made a thorough jn cfficws of his Count Moltke is deprived of all his and dif miffed without a Another high two ladies of the and the court have been divefted of their but have had portions granted Out of 24 pages the King keeps only the reft are pro vided for in the army or Amongil other patriotic the King has eftablifhed an hof pital for where every child is re ceived that is on ringing at the He has befides offered thirty premiums from IOD to 200 rixdollars for the encourage ment of the cultivation of barren watfe Sunday as a young lady of diflinclion was ftepping out of her chariot at in order to go to fell down in an apoplectic and expired foon Yefterday morning early car cafe butcher in was attacked near Romford in by three who robbed him of 47 John William Efq to be Captain of a Troop in the Royal Regiment of Horfe Guards and Joieph Darby to be Adjutant to the faid At Lambeth the and nephew to the Arch JBifhop of and brother of Earl to Mifs Mann of at James of to Mifs Elizabeth of New In Edmund Efq of Harrow on the Francis Fellow of Kings At an eminent Maltfter and and one of the fenior Aldermen of that Newtn near in Nathaniel his near Weftminfter Thomas In the Diocefe of in Pierre la a aged LAMBOURN ON WFDNESDAY the i of May next wil he run for on Lambourn FIFTY POUNDS the gift of the Right by fiveyearolds anJ aged fveyenrolds carrying fixyearolds and thcfe that may have won a Kings plate at any of the above ages and if to carry To run the bcrt of three four miles to each On THURSDAY the i6th FTFTY POUNDS will be Run for by four year old that never vvcn a pUte or match of that carrying fillies to carry and thofc that have won one plate of tiiit value to carry if a and if a filly to carry and any winner of two pistes to carry To run the beft of three two miles to On FRIDAY the FIFTY Give and fourteen hands gcd to cary higher or weight in allowing for an inch aged to give to fix yearolds to give to and iiveycarolJs to give to the bcit of three four mile All horfes to enter for the above plates on idonday the 13th of at the Red Lion between the Hcui ot four and eight oclock in the at Any horfe which enters for the firft plate to pay only half a Guinea to the Clerk of the Courfe and all horfes entering forthe two other plates to pay three guineas and fcalf a guinea to the Clerk ot the or five gui neas at the with half a guinea if but one hoife en ters for the two hit to have ten and his fubfcription monoy returned j and if bur two to have fifteen guineas aid the fubicripiion money Each winning horfe of tho two laft days plates to fublcribe two towards the next years to be run for at in No lefs than three reputed hones tg ftart for any of theabove plati5 any harlls hired to be though in ether relpects proper ccrtiricates to be produced at the time of of ind by ths hand of the bleeder or All hyrte entering for the two laft to a ubfcribErs of one gui in the town of from thsday of entrance to the t5me of and at no other excepting Aftdowi Park j and tv be plated by a there will be an crdinafy the firft aad lift days and a great The Right LORD A D I S T E W A R C COLONEL TUTIXG Md HORSES to At within one mile of in TWO ARABIAN at Ten Guineas a and the fervant one a greyj 15 hands and a half j the oiher a 14 hands three Both the above horfes were bred by the King of Sinnan in the mountains of in the province of iri Arabia Good grafs for with The money to paid before the mares are taken Gregorys grooni will fhew the Chigwell is miles from To be S O L D by A U C t I O By BARTHOLOMEW On Monday the Sixth of May and the following and to continue ull all is THE ENTIRE STOCK of at in Bedfordfhire within Two of coniilHng of Cowsj and Sheep a and all other Implements of The Whole H O U S H O L D F U R NI T U R confifting of Four Poft and other Bedfteads Coqfe and other Feather Beds Mahogany and Walnuttvee and Glaffes a great Variety of Kiichsn Furniture Two exceeding good and all Sorts of Brewing Utenllh together with the andall The Sale to begin at Ten oClock and the cods lo be viewed en Saturday the 4th cf To be SOLD in FE At the Greyhound in CAR MAR On the 8th day of May ACompaft ESTATE or enlled P WE ths turnpke two miles frem confifting of a genteel Half an Acre of Garden well ftecked with about an Acte and a Half of and about Seventy Acres cf Pafture and Meadow reaching by a gentle declivity to the banks of the river between Car marthen and the fea the houfe upon a pleafanr rife about 200 yards from the and thereby lender coal and lime plenty and reafonable lets for a clear of all taxes and except a fmall allowance to the tenant towards the Enquire of London j of Attorney at in Carmarthen or of Jofliua in To be DWELLINGHOUSE of the late t i AM Efq at H ALSTID in being a modern handfome brjk built Manfionj in the beft and confifting cf a a Drawing 75 feet and a kalf in length by 18 feet and n feet fix inches in height Two both 17 feet by and a half Five handiome good five bedronms in ihem an exceeding convenient a a Laundry 40 ket good Cellars aiu Wine Brewing and all other conveni Buildings a Pleafure and Kitchen Garden newly planted with the beft fruit and at a proper diftance lrum the dwellinghoufe a handfome Brick Built and a large Stall The dwellinghoufe was lately moft completely and ele gantly fitted up and a late Charles and and the whole great part of which ia very the urt fold with or without the To be Sold with or without the abovj a NEW BRICK BUILT with ih i Halfted in the occupation of Ifaac Halfted i a market town within a very pleafant part of the county of miks from ard thi coaches from to and Bury pals daily through For further particulars enquire of Reavely and at Heniy at or Attorney at at Clare in All pcrfons vvho have any demands upon the eftate of the faid arcdefired to fend an account thereof to the faid one uf the faid Turners and all perions indebted to the are do fued to pay their refpefthe debts to him This Day price fivxdi E M A R K S on the ENGLISH In the narure of Vaugelass Reflections on the French Being a detection ot many improper cxpreffions ufed in and of many ethers to be found in aif To which is a Difcourfe to His with Hints for 3 more fpeedy and more effectual methcd of teaching forpolifhing the EngliA and for an improvement of the Royal Academy ot The Preface contains on the performances of fome of our moil admired together with the thoia opinions of works of about twenty of our beft By Printed FOE Johi near in tkt and at Of whom may be The much eftesmed lately pubK The Hiftory of Sir William rcvifed and cotrefted by author of Sir in 4 The Old fay late Mifs of in 3 price ;