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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 12, 1771, London, Middlesex V L 6 A Price Twopence From rirt r FEBRUARY to FEBRUARY i4i FEBRUARY 13 th LONDdN FEBRUARY Chapter of tfce of rtkr Great GflBtttfr when GranviileLtvifoiji Gower being firft knighted with Jlhe fword of was after wards with the Ribborij told with the ufual His Majefty in Council Was this day pleafed to appoint the following of William of Yefterday in the evening the Jc is with thefe ferttinientstbat 1 haVe the honour te oiFer the fong riiy placei praying him to mtke toy lot timHar to that of tne other renewed his ordetrto pfe of the late Sir Andrew Mitchell was depo in private bat decency afld in one of tKevautts of the principal French church here of the reformed re tfefttrday arrived a Mail from The ioth inftant the Ruf attempted to make themfelves matters of Czenftechau by but the ladders being too fcort they failed in their and retired fome diftance from the1 Pulawfki is at Czenfto chau in with three French Mod of the garrifon eoiififlsof Auftrian and Pruflian de From tke Frontier nf The I3th the Confederates entered when the Ruffian gartifon being too to refift them re tired to the they cannot hope to be fuccoured by who was near Czen the izth towns and 580 he th 1 T catftdt t gave jreftr ifoyj it contains the true fentithents with which I am animated my and duty forbid my doing the functions of a which again I offer K fhe King praying him not to impute to difobedience a condudl dictated1 4 by the pureft the moft fincere and the moft profound Laft Sunday he received a Lettre de Cachet which exiles him to Beflieres ifi Upper and they iignified to him at fhe fame time the arret of whkK declares his poll confiscated to the Kings having afted contrary to the edift which is at prefent the bafis of the modern Gilbert De Voifins p coll a anJ in 1 The other not dare to do fo bold or regiment of guahfe as that Eijag Uis fte got e ftjw f a good deal of hij villages have been depopulated by the plague we lear the approach of the when it is though this which has only abated this cold lea will again begin to Frtimtbe Frontiers of The Con in number about icoo who at tempted to make themfelves matters of and who only were able to poflefs that part of the town called were driven from thence by a Ruffian Lieutenant who commanded the and having received a reinforcement from Oid attacked the who retired after having 300 mpi and leaving 100 horfes feven pieces of cahfton for the vBofe Lieutenant was killed in the The Court of has refolved to tflafee remoofli ancCS to the bcfccching his Irtajefty to recall all the Members of his Parlia It is not doubted but the other Parliaments will petition the King upon an event which they cannot look upon with S H l P N I Wind ftjips Romney and Arrivals at the following Ports Nevis from Leghorn from Tlngmouth from Hull William and from Yarmouth from North and from Virginia Hiberniaj from Portfmouth from vv Remain Irer Royal Highnefsthe Princefs Dow ager of Wates had a very numerous levee of the Foreign at Carlcoa Yefterday the returning officer of a borough was taken into A private letter from Lifbon that tjie Court of Madrid had renewed ajn important claim on that ef had lain lince the year a fiipulated fum for the pofieffion of a certain fertile of land in or the ceffion of it 10 his Catholic We are told fome very extraordinary news is ex pefted every day from the continent of kut what that may puzzles our ableft politi and infcruuble is the Kingot Pruflia in all grand We hear that a remonftrance of a fingular nature has lately been made to an AmbafTidor at the concerning fome intended Bruifh fettlements in the Oriental which the Dutch Ealtindia Com pany are very jealous The laft overtures for an accommodation between the Emprefs of Ruffia and the Grand were received by the Utter Sovereign with highcontempt and indignation which makes the political world that foine mew powers on the continent have already declared in bis at fame dUerfion will be made by fome of the powers to draw the Ruffian forces out of the Turkifh ExtraQ ff a letter from I When Gilbert de Greffier CKief di ihe received orders to re affume thfr function of his he wrote the ful er to the Chancellor Jri of the Kings to which I wall always fubmit J fet out this day for Paris but at the fame time I that TOy my and my not permit me to perform the of an 4fice which is no I have taken my ui the parliament and cannot exercife fune but m concert with that parlia 1 refpectatiJc a an ran away orders fromfhe King to refame their on pain of being the lofg of their and that their children fhould be declared un worthy to fill any port in the they re turned to their It is faid that a letter was received yefterday from which that fome Noblemen have been for refufing to acknowledge the authority of the new Parliament The following is a tranflation of a letter wrote by the Duke de Choifeul to the King of immediately on receiving his late difmifiion WHEX your Majerty honoured me with your favours and I received them with the This fentiment could not but redouble in my heart the love I bear for your royal the application to my and my efforts inall that could contribute to the glory of your My incapacity only could make the faults which have determined your Majefty to with draw from me your The pain I re ceive with as I did yowr benevolence with gratitude always with the fame I fhall employ myfelf in my retreat iu praying that my fucceflbr may unite more talents with as much DJC DE Yefterday Efq elected Member for in in the room of his brother Sir FrancisHenry who has accepted of a took the oaths and his feat in the Hoafe of James Efxj is appointed Attorney Gene ril vt It is ttWft noiWTthftaBdiwg of a late prefswarrants will not be recalled and that this has been determined with out a From a gentleman who was lately at we have the following authentic anecdote About three years ago an English fhip waiting for a cargo ai one of the Tailors going OB fhore to amufe wa trepanned and carried off into ihePruflian where he was forced to en lill in one of the Pruflian regiments as a common In this fuuation Jack remained a whole in his after which he pined having the good fortune to be ttationed in a town near the fea met a a failor with whom he had an opportunity of conferring and it was refolyed that Jack fhould write a letter to the from whom he wasfure of fe tits owh Janjjjtfige if there improper his he hopes his MnjeRy will pardon He defoes his Majefty will not trouble hinifelf to write on as he doabts nqt but he will foonhave eJccafion to fend one of his Bryants to Berlin upon his own and hopes he will then give him inftruftions to apply for Jacks difchargC who can never be happy unlels ferving his old or hisMijeiy whofe faith ful fervant he is till fn a pdlfcript he be is only 28 years of well five feet ten inches the only fault fdr which they took him that he was quartered at fuch a in filch i This letter fortunately reached the Kiags who aclually lent it to Sir An drew with orders io him which wjj immediately Some having fome company of the Buck Order to dac with he fent an invitation to a ho dwelt in the The clergymanaccepted and When dinner was braght Aaron being the only per fon whofe was and attempted to fay The noWeman immediately lopped telling lim he had a chaplain of his who always peformed that and ordered him in Immediately a footman intro duced a largt of the baboon drefled in who daggering on his hinder legs to the upper enc of the clapt his tore paws upon the and with much grimaca mut tered over fome unintelligible and then Aaron wasfomewhac difconcened at this manifett infringement on his rights but inftantly recollected and making a low bow to his addrHfed himin thefe words I beg rpy for having prefumed to interfere in your chaplains place and duty but you muft impute it to my far I really did not know Lordfhip had a Son in OrJen Having faid he gave the nobleman a finile of ineffable and inlUmly left the with a digaity becoming his and The King has given orders for all the foldicrs on guard to be relieved every nighc and while the prefent fsvere weather When the gentleman who went to the Majquerade on Wcdnefday in the character of a Dancing offered his che perfon who received it objected to its being a laciys ticket whereupon tbe the Bear the ticket was awJ if did not plainly to Mi6 jf Gregory htiiWer of of in to feq of At his houfe in Gabriel ftock broker in London j faid to have and to have loft hy tlie feveral l ducks tbit hawe waddled out of the At hisbrother inlaws houfe in the John jeftor of in At his houfe ift Thomas builden of the Francis on paffage home from the At formerly a plymber in Biftiopfgate At Mary le WiHIam Eitjj formerly a Thomas And re retired from bufin any a buc John late of fta tioner to tiirrender tbe igtjv it ten in the and of at five in trie at Thorrtas of ia fmallwafe manufacturer and merchant to furreriJer the an4 z6th of at twoin theafternoo n tons in Nicholas of in aller and to fufrendrr the an eleven in the forenoon each at the Gerg8 in SUpfton upon in William in ShSptfon upon Days appoijited for making the Dividends uf Bankrupt Eftates to James of the gf Clem fit ift pawnbroker the oth of at ten in the at Peter of the city rf the l6th of at ten in at of the city of fruiterer and merchant the acth of it tcurin trie the Three Tuns in James laterf in hop merchant the 13th of at ten io ihs fofeaoofy in thi city of j Certificates iu be cilowecl to Abrhim of Hjn In Mil dlefex on pr beiore the 5th of of Eahj in upholder on or before 5th of Juin Ovcrton and bte of in coach fpringmalurs on or the of his brother tarpromifed on his arrival in England to depofit carefully in the The cpiftle was conceived in terms truly charade rillic of che Britifh begins with telfing his that he was bred up a ftom his childhood that he was quite fatisfied wifch his fituation and his and unlefj it was to ferve his Majefty he never defired to leave him but about a year the vcfiel being at where ihc waited for her he obtained leave one day to go on and the weather being he had a raind to take a little jasnt to fee the The mafter and miftrefs of the houfe where he pur offering to accompany Jack bired a 1mall waggon which he tells his Ma is the ufual travelling carriage iti that coun and fet out with his As he was return the weather being very he ftopped at a publiclioufe to get a little brandy and water to drink here he rust tivo or three men who complained of the violent and begged per miftion to get upon the When they came near the all alighted and the land lord and landlady walked on while he frayed behind to pay the The he had taken warclung for this which they had concerted with the feized tied feis and carried him off in the fame to a neighbouring inland where he was forced to and immediately fet to learn the He does not complain ofbad for he fays he has learned che exercife as well as any of them he can fpeak fheir lan and while they flog their own coontryWea moft they give nun words and ufs hina eiviliy but far all that he cries all and certainly die of grief in a fhort time if His he teJls the is brick layer by but too old to lives upon littk farm with his and is their only will break their hearts not to fee 4iim He wrote two or three letwrs to the King oi refuelling that he might be perceive it vtas a She The perfon being under difficuhies to nine the was forced to and the Bear was accordingly admitced as a On Monday night the pickpockets were ex tremely buly in and cut off niady iadies nine or ftripped of their were obfejved by one gentleman thrown in a All perfons of quality with large and whofe etfates are all de cayed the Rooks at all Chril tian ibcietics at Sh or and all ochers whom it may are hereby That in Ichool in young areinftrufted in every part of ufeful fcho9l is furnifhed with a mafter and Who does the bufiuefs him and keeps fcholars in fuch that the mafter never attends but upon fome great This fchbol is of a Sioft excellent f jundatien for the kiftead of paying for their are rewarded for every Icilbn the gives of the except a very few who are obliged to make a trite theme on common need only learn the proper and timely of two This is no Jrfi ich Yetterday feveral and gentlemen arnuled themlelvejon the fnw in in a without and drawn with one agreeable co the American which afforded much entertainment to the Theprije of bread is five Join per all over the province of Burgundy and and one ttnivfcrfal face f reigns throughout that iht French Early yefterday morning a poor ancient fuppofed have pcrifhed through the extremity of cold and was found dead in Upper Moor Ytfterday morning early a with a young child lying at her were found frozen to death near Denmark On Monday about eleven as of vvas returning home from the Weft end of the he was attacked at the end of by two men and a who knocked him and rob bed him of and his PROMO The John to the vicarage of a the county and djoceie The Nowefs A of iw the county of with the reflory of in the county of and diocefg of worth LONDON 177 SUPPORTERS of the DILL That after the of Society are be pji out jf the firft came into the hands of the R1 of this Six to pay At io the Jimea Mifs Amelia of of Bufh lipej to Stifs of the Ifle of Capwin of Woliw Old Laudilin in lai tor debts due from John Efq to the tVU Lauchlin Mact a further fcription opened for the pur pofiof liiitharrirri 2ll the iabts of Jthrj iiiye ir have due at tlie of tiic fonnition cf this That ths Committee of Accounts di fired to meet at h bfore henext to the tlie publc of finns his from Kinds RoncU lias been the approbation ot this Thit public he that tiieiuarc old of Alderman Wil whi h ilill reninin unpaid and their further contributions are nsteiLiy to February Alderman OLIVER That ah order to flvc hundredfxjunds be opened for havinj refuted to anlwer and to fubmit tolhi illegal moije of The next meeting of the Society will be on Tuefdaythe W A T K I N Efq ki the Sulfciiptioiis continue to be at the following bankers Hnkey and Lowry and Halliday and and by tint Dinner on table at four oVlock To tlie anc Frccioldrrs of the County ci AVING accepted an Office which vacaresmy Scat in Pu1 I rake the iiheriy to follicit JOUT and nitereic of niore obcainjng the lujnour fi yrjr The o the to thiHay of elation wl ich will initan1 k ft me io you in ptnbn therefore yoti admit of anci favour m with vour n wlicii will vytr your much Anfi iTiort IL i i iir II r Uij I m By the KINGS P T E N CAKES for makrg SHINING LIQUID for THESE Cskes with the utmoft by the addition of wuer a excellent Shining muchfuperior to any hitherto known i thtlincil black and mod beiuitul gicfs to the tt never renders it ftitTor on the prevents its prcferves it and mellow to the very Jail it is rendered to tbe as well as much It is perfectly free from and the that blacked with it vvil foil the In puttipg or the ftockinp in whokfalfc and by in neir the botton of the fiajauarjcet j eiy retail by appoir tment by at New at the Asjfl and HoJbcrn at the Bar of the London hili and by oppofite ttw LeadenhaH Price the vrbicb a fatf fiOf flf Liquid H ;