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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 21, 1771, London, Middlesex Price Twopence From DECEMBER to DECEMBER Sold by Adverti in ASvertifementa of Intelligence art taken in and where thdft crmfe regularly fefVed with THIS to THJS deared to i j i Articles jf fnd From are alfo received by RICHARDSON aad at the oppohie Dtjnfttui in Pleetfcteet at the Corner of in the Stfand the bottom of Charirrgcrofs the Corner of Charingcrofs in New Bondftreet and NO WHERE ELSE DECEMBER LONDON N an afiembly of the States in held but a report was read from the propo by the advice of that the free impor tation of corn fro in in foreign as well as Swedish to the end of the month of according tothe refolution of the Orders of Clercy Peasants to which theNobles and Burghers it is His Majefty has been to order Letters Patent to be parted under the Great Seal of the kingdom of containing a grant unto the Right Ralph Vifcount aad to his heirs the dignity of an Eirl of the faid by the and title of the Earl of Refs in the county of His Mijefty has beenpleafed to grant unto George Efq the office or place of Pro t ho notary and j Clerk of the Crown ift the counties of and town of and borough of Carmarthen REIGN A F F A I R Letters from Munich that the Eleftor hath caufed to be fixed up there a very fevere ordinance againft the monopolizers of and efpecially againft thofe who export it out of the According to this ordinance all offenders will be puniftied with without formal on fpot where they fhali be A courier arrived here from London laft with difpatches concerning the order againft admitting into the ports of this monar any hips of or and is Tet out for gngknd withthe Courts The Duke of Gloucefter arrived feere laft and a view of the moft remark able things in This Prince will loon go to and from thence ro where Admiral Dennisis preparing an at which the the Great Duke and Dnchefs are to be Banks of foe Narow agreeable to orders from the Court of hath taken with 3000 of a very fine Gtuated on to and Hath to fell all trees which the profpeft of the furrounding This operation has met with HO oppofition from the The fituation will be extremely advantageous to the Houfe of Auftria in time of war with the Porte for by means of fom batteries erected on this it will be very eafy to annoy the fortrefs of and finally to tike S H f V N E W Remain the mips as per and for irinia Piince of and Georere for Jamaica j and Wind Came down and ra vith the fhps as the for Arrived and failed for the the and from Chefter and from Cfi VESEN DEC by the and from Dttva Willing frcm Cork from Sevifle Mar from Mcmel from Nep from Nairucket trim frcm Alicant and Horu of CommonCouncil for the year when all the old Members were reelecled and fworn in A Wardmote was held on Saturday laft at Cord wairvershall the Right Worfhipful BraCs Efq Alderman of Breadftreet for the election of Werd officers tor the year Immediately after the Court was a queftion was moved by feeonded by that the Freemen of this Ward do concur in the vote of thanks pafled by the CommonCouncil on the izthof December hit at Guildhall to Brafs Efq our worthy and late Lord Mayor of this After fome about the propriety of fuch a during the courfe of which hotter got and informed the that his reafon for being againit that vote of thanks in as well ns on the prefent urofe from aclear convidlion that prefs warrants were and therefore he coul 1 not thank the worthy Magiftrate for having refufed to back them ten gen who are candidates with Potter for the office of and wereamiiut thfi but gave no following his doc trine At length a previous queltion was moved by and feeonded by which that the main question of thanks be not nowput but it was carried in the the main queftion was then and carried by a very great The principal gentlemen who opvioffd thanks to theface of own Alderman were the lift of twelve and their particu lar nfter this was there were candidates put in nomination fir ComrnonC and on holding up of hands the numbers were as follow Luke Staveley 61 Yviiliam Saxby 60 Edward Polhill 59 James Archer 57 Thomas Deverell 56 John Partridge 55 Torin 55 John Hemans 55 John Moorey 54 Jolm Henlock 53 John Waiker 43 Whereupon the Alden Bignel Potter 41 John Payne 41 Edward Barwick 41 Wi iam Hallier 41 John Ewer Tapp 40 Anthony Wooley 38 John Brills 36 James Chapman 34 John 32 John Hraham ig the twelve firft ARRIVALS at tlie followin Ports at Brew from at the from at from the at from at Generous from at Conilant from at from at fiom at from at at from at from at from it Free fnm at from at Antelope from at from at from at frrm at from ac from at Union freni a from at from at Sibellau from at from at from at imm at from the at from Phil at from at from in from at from at from Briftol at from from in the L O N D O FT Yefterday fome difpatches arrived at the Secrearies office from the Earl of his Majeftys Am baffador at the Court of Laft Saturday the LordMayor held the Wurdmote fer at for the named gentlemen hlt ri noil beingde manded by Robert Ixingf William for the tweive can Britrs and iviinlf of inie agictd and n ihjeein the H ani againft Stave Dererel a poll alfo being ivii againft the whole twentyone and atthiea oclock the bf will finally clofe tomorrow In the Ward of Farringdon the follow ing gentlemen were returned by their pa Dep John Geon John Bateman Thomas Samue John John Edward John and Richard Denuty Sal uici fent a letter to the lignHy ing their on which ajid William were ejefted in their Under Sheriff having a ma jority of hands Mr John caufed a long debate as to the the former not being an inhabitant in the Ward at laft Alderman Wilkes told the that as Reynolds had already been a he had a right to ftand for any Ward in the and declared him duly The fbllowiHg is an copy of the letter fent to Alderman and by him publickly read at the above Wardmote To the worthy Inhabitants of the Ward of Farring don WHEN firft we folicited your fufTnges for the o3ice of thought it an honour to reprefent fo reipectable a number of our fellowcitizens but as that office is annually treated with difrefpwtt and in order to prcferve the peace of this and avoid the company of fome of your prefent whofe conducl brings contempt on fo refpedtable an we beg to decline offering ourlelves as candidates at die election this We Your molt obliged and faithful THOMAS SAMUEL On Saturday laft the debates for the election of the CommonCouncilmen for Alderfgate Ward were carried o a great height tlcekftion was do fed at ievcn in the and itood thus Fouch 211 Maud Saturday iriorning John Efqj held the Wardmote for an emiuertt cook and Edward an broker in were elected Common in the roora af Deputy Paterlori and who refigned after which Pa tedbn refigned the chnir to Charles Aldtnnan Bridgen had of the in the room of Paterfon then pulled off his addreiied gentlemen prefent in a fpeech of upwards of jtwenty which was received with applaufe and a motion was That thethanks of this Ward mote be given to Efq late De puty of thk for bis many and repeated fer he has rendered to the City of London in as wH in during a fcries of twentyfour years that he has a repre fentative of this Ward in Which was immediately feeonded and the queltion being was agreed to On at the Wardmote at Ltatherfellcrs for the Ward of John Town late candidate for one of the presented a polite in which he many tianks to the Oentlfinen of the fur fa and particularly fur being continued one of their Commoncsuncilmen for fcven which office he now begged leare to Merry was and a poll demanded after fame alter cation a gentleman Merry came into the Commoncouncil through the popularity of and he was a turn a genera augh enfued but it being reported that Merry would better for the the poll was de At the election of foi Qucenhithe near Trig of elcftcd in his without In Cornliill there was no oppofition j the old CominonCouncilmen were all recleotfd af ter which the principal inhabitants of the Ward wre elegantly entertained by Alderman aL the Kings Arms tavern in In Wall brook Turner ciiofe in the room of Mr In Bridge Roulet and Awder fon wert chofc in the of Veek and 197 j6o i5g Manning Iffferwood Rivington Samuel Read 104 140 Oriel Percy Robins Hragden Fifher Stansfirld his s and Ifherwood being the loweii on the the other eight gehtkmea were re declared of BoucP re In Langborne Ietrr Pope and Anderfon were the room of CliLlTon and The Monfreul of from is arrived at Laft Friday arrived at the Royal and Nottingham bound to the On the 7th the fliip Francis bound fro SouthCarolina to by attempting to come to an anchor in Guavas ntar in it bcing itHpoilible to weather the by the violence ofthe driven on Ihore on the and daihed to The Urfrow from to is put into Cowes very mult unload her cargo to repair before ihf can iproced j Chad is appointed command of his j Majeftyi fliijj Gr of 32 at in the roum of the Ruth Sir Watkin Wynn has lent orders for opening two public houfVs atOfweftry for three on occafion of liis We hear that drawn on laft a prize of is the property of a con fifting of fix teen held in the widow of the journeyman turnr who was drowned i few days imce at Elackfrinrs had piuxLaed a lottery wiiich cnme up 5300 the day lier luifbands body was On Friday night the houie ot Smith and the Pauls church was broke open and robbed of lace to a confi leiable The fame night book binder in the iame was opf the made their On Saturday laft a young an apprentice to a Cutler in Curnm to Clerkeuwell Bridewell by Juitice Wclcis tor for poifbnimj his by giving him a large quantity of powder of Siianifh of which he died weeks and Lis body is ordered by the Coroner to be dag up Three young girls of the fame family are all now of the fame The robbers who broke open Sir Robert brokes houfe found fo arge a booty in the apart mentstliey irlt got that is ic they ex amined no other if the honic five men fervants were above and all the family at home durjiii the tiine the burglary was commited an iron crow was found in the and a iiivtriiiltcd which hung up in the room where they go their was left on a The gang who committtd the above robbery is fuppofcd to be compofed of a numerous fct oi vil headed by vi defperado called Young of whom Sir John Fieldings people have bad intelli gence for iieverai days but were never able hold of thougli tney traced them to ari near Creedlane the very ntghl before the The attended with the follow ing A gentleman who lives door to Sir Kober OB Ieters was awakened ibout three oclocK by a noife which he thought re fembled the breaking open of OB which i jumped out of and fnatthing a blunderbufs which he kept in his threw u tlie mfot and feeing a watchman ftand on the dppofite fide of the called to and alked him if he had ot heard a on which the feHow heard no ntfife but wkat the violence of the lirid ffvery thing was very fife in that The gentleman then alked him why he did not cry the as the clock had fl uck tor fame time to which the watchman faid he had cried and ou beiirg conti wen fa way in A time aittuanother watchman cnttj and difcoveied that the whitli is ehcom paffed by a 1 igh was broke and gave the alarm to the In the wheii the watchmen were the abovementioned fellow did not make his which not a little corroborated the fufpicions that were before entertained to his The gold ciiain which Itote fr ra Sir Robert we was not that which wayworn at the time he was but one which was pre to fome of his ancdtors by the late King wliofs picture hung at the end of The of thj unfortunate who lafety died in was ib her hufodnds lituarin tlut flielail fail into viclent and i laid has now entirely loll her Efq of Ctfck to Mifs of Little The John Flenvng fen of Efq Solicitor of to Mus daughter of the barup of At his eat at in fli John manj ycnrs mafter the Ar iiis Tottenham a merchant of this At in Jocph Efq fonaeriy to his Grace the Duke of and many years in tlie Commillion of the Peace for the countv of At of 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