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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 27, 1771, London, Middlesex Price Twopence Sold by B LAD in Paternofterrow where and Articles of Letters from in Corner the Corner of Craig1 From Jury V T U S JULY 177 rf Intelligence ened by JULY LONDON Jutr city is at prefent cxpofed to a melancholy fcene All the beautiful and rich vale from heaceta kaiwuborgh is overflowed by inundation of the The comes into of the gates of the city and alarmed been ftrength clts offands that lepwate it from part of file citjrwould be tinder and the damage to the andrwSrehoufes wduld be very The waters have riferi ffom the i7th to yefterday jnormng The Senate held an extraordi whichlafted till four oclock in the to confider of the means of preventing this rflifchiefj and came to the resolution of making three flopesin the great dyke of the that the ifraters may empty themfelves into that The which extendtwo Englifli miles on that ith few cowntryhoufes and are all under itiach is offuch a that nothing is to feen btitthe tops of the trees and the great road to Berlin is We are by this Deprived of all the fruits and as well as forage for fhehorfes with which this city tried to be from thence and the lofs of the rich crops of by which the expefled to relieved from the dearnefs of is a melanchoiy of which bad confequenees cannot but be The darriage the city has already fuf fcrmed is computed The price of all kinds of provifions is daily increafmg a tfeottjkrjdjjounds weight of which ufed to be fold to Is hot to be had for lefs A public f aft is ordered on e aUth on account of this Jamaty July Kin j has been pleafed to grant unto Thomas E the office or offices of fCeeper of his Majeftys private and in the room of Edward Efqj Jufy troop of horfegre Lfenti CoU William Earl of of the 4th regiment of to be Lieutenant and vice Bartholomew Gallatin by Cornet John Haney bourne to be vice George Weftby j by Coldftream foot Wadham Wyndham to be Captain of a vice Lord Epfign Henry Briftow to be vice loth Thomas Herbert to be vice James Surk to be Captain Lieute vice Thomas William of the jfcgiment to be vice Archibald prefened by taken in chofe who ciiuJe to be reguiariy erved with S H 1 P N E W JULY Wind Carrie down arid re with the for Mary Rafban and for Pdiladeiphia Queen of for Naples for for Virginia for Briftol for Liverpool for Put back the for Arrived and failed for the river the frsrn Wind plt back and remain the foipi as hip and for and failed for the rivers toe from from Dominica the Grenades and from Iaft by the Grcen from Koninsrfbiirgh from Peterf bunlv and from ARRIVALS at the following Dover from Jamaica and from Corke from Phildelpbia and from Virginia from Briftol fron Grenades from SomhCsrottaat from Amftercam from South Oporto from London and from Gottenburgh from Revel Ann iVom 1eith from Rotterdam SVorn SouthCarolina and Hull from Laft Saturdays Gazette contains his Majeftys order in Council for proroguing the Parliament ro the rint Oiftober next and alfo the ceremonies obferved at the of which we have already given our readers a full About eleven oclock on Friday morning the Prince of Bifhopof and the reft of the left At ore oc their in apoft by a party of the and or the horfegrenadier and palled through the Lower Park on their way to Richmond the with their were drawn our to receive and flood in but without Their Majefties ieemed and to the officers and ladies as they paired alonsr guns from the Round Tower faluted themas ibon as they were without the Caftlegate Lord drafted in a fuit of green and rode dole to the chaifetill their Majefties had gone through the and then took his On Saturday about four the tents and about nine oclock the guards marched for His Royal Highnels the Prince of after his Initallatioa on Thurfday very generoufly pro cured an of his to be made one of the Poor Knights of which is a hand fome proviilon for Not half the lodgings in Windfor were taken thofe who had refufed ten guineas for their beds did not get ten man fn who feemetf as much Jacob of Efq to Mift to be a fpeftacleinhis as Knights Bayleyt of Nortrmrjibirhrulftreet their of of to After dinner the Hew regulation of At Barking William The Lton gentlemen having left their rooms during the many people were accom 59th William from half nnodated with beds at the above to be vice Duncomb who Sir John to be Csptain of Cowes in the Ifle of vice Lieutenant Colonel John SerjeairtMajor William of the iM regi ment of to be Provoft Marfhal ro fhe tiireeregiinents of vice Andrew i Since our laft arrived the Mails from Holland and WarfaiVi July This moment accounts are arrived from Bucfaareft and that the encouraged by the taking of had parted the Danube amount of and on the aad of June attacked Prince de was pofted betweeu Buchareft and Giurgiewo lyith the engagement was obftinate and an4 after five hoqrs the Ruffians obtained a complete The loft upon amoag whom were three and left jpoo prifoners and 180 befides feveral tro pics thatwere taken from them in the purfuit by the Ruflian chafleurs the number that was drowned in tke Danube is very cortf July i The laft poft brought fome letters of very good authority from which that feven battalions of Imperial troops are actually on march a fortress the feft here of in the Bannet of one league and a half from C O U N R Y N E W July His Excellency LordVifcount Townfhend has prefented the Reclor o Pafen in to a Prebend inthe catlicdral church of with the valuable rectory of Tynan being in the gift of the by the promotion of the Avareli to the bifhoprick of Limerick in Fellow of Trinify Mid Hebrew Profeflor in this will fucceed Lloyd in the of worth upwards of A who has favoured us with the different accounts of the hurry at it was truly entertaining to fee the hungry fpeftators whp had been confined in the Cathedral come galloping down Qiftlehill into town as Toon as the whole ceremony was runninointo every inn and alehoufein cutting the meat off the and taking the beef out of the Extrafl cf letter from July eight in the As to the ceremonial you knew as much of it before it took place as we do now you will perhaps wilh to hear a f of the occurrences of the Though you heard fo much about the high prices given for admifiion into the feveral pf our and even got admifflon with the law more of the entertainment of the than thofe who had paid their Bank bills to gratify their As it happened at the coro and as indeed it happens wherever the public officers are called upon to do duty in there was nothing but and confufion at our cele brated Thofe who were provident and patient enough to take their places in the church by eight in the were happy enough to fee part of the at the additional expence of nine hours attendance in the black hole but thofe who trailed fortune faw more of the any andgot by good or a better a of therepaft y fo t hat if we are to be yoii fee it is better to be one of Fortunes Though the Knights were the principal they thought themfelves entitled to a hare1 of the fun they were making and Lord ftopgerf the for half a minute by fhewing the Duke of his an elderlylooking fel low peeping out from the top of a tall with large black eyebrows and a black Tike an owl in an or Charles the Second in the Roval and whifpering into his Graces ears the true quality my is your GracSs great grandfather looking at yu rrnin the the was immediately JivertsJ to the as it was j Efqi to the relict of Thomas thought abater plan of Economy to carrytheviftualsj John chWhyard to to tlvmttHet the mob corrft tdtbe Mifs ofLittle v Accordingly the of the Sir Francis MafquJg SHU the butto At his hotife at Effe croud A cloud of hishoXrfeat Ricjiml Nicblefe Jgi and delicacies of every in cjm by and their darkened tlc Tiiis was fScceedV ly mowers of licjior fome conveyed inlSottles properly the greater part in The Icramble was mere diverting thaft any otfier part of the pre ceding YOM would fee a fpwl and s great ham falling1 plump upon bis back ano ther having a fork Muck in his and loolcing up to fecure hinrfblf fibrh more of the arrows thus flying by received a creamed applepye fall in his A beefeater having loft his cap in the his Lofsrepaired by avenifon party falling inverted his A who had juft fecureda noble haunch of retiring as faft as he could with his and ran with it full againft the back of and made an im prefEon on it fa like a that all the after they ceaied their cried frhoak the Merry Our innkeepers and inhabitants mcrcdif appointed than for they alked fb cxtravagantly before tiie duy for and accom that you may now have a and conveniencewhere nnd for what you I mift inform that twor three days before the it was almoft poffible forany of tie inhabitants to get provifions at any cveiy thing kept for this ib that we had like to have ftarve J in the midftof plenty fortunately for the melancholy news arrived that a brother ofthe Queen was and the in ftallation would be poftponed immediately the price of provilions funkaimoft to nothing ami hid the report continued for rhtfny the ceremony tbrowingprovifions out of window would have begua fooncr than On Saturday tUe Prince of NafTau fet out on his return Orders are given for a furvey to he made of all his Majeftysforts and garrifons in under the of Friday the City arms fixed upon the obeliflc in Georges and under the infcription were put the words ct In the mayoralty of the Right A number of the Corfican mountaineer prifoners are arrived in ftrongly guarded 5 the govern ment not judging ir prudent any longer to truft them in the priforts of for feartbe natives mould re feu e The from is ar rived at with two fill and 2000 Friday morning Moore let out in coach on the new carrying fix perfons one from Cheapfide for They proceeded with great expedition until they arrived at the fifteen when the axletree but not the injury was done to as they had not 18 inches to fall to the This isan accident which might equally have happened to any other and was owing to defect in the iron At Lincoln affixes which ended on Wednesday three perfons received fentence of Vefterday a man of middling In a brownifh fuit of CIver buckles in his twofmall keys in his and a red fpotted hand went into the eatfnghoufe adjoining to the called for a plate of which was and immediately dropped down in a fit of apoplexy and He lies at Andrews in order to he On Friday evening laft as J formerly a linendraper in was playing at kittles at the Redlion in Ckrken he was feized with a fit of and died about five oclock in the a young nineteen years of an apprentice to a was drowned in the Thames Vauji Upon the death of Lieutenant who died on board the Endeavour after they left Charles appointed Lieutenant of the It is the iecond time that this young gentleman has been round the world for The late Mils of in who was unfortunately was about twenty three years of and very though rather and of the inoft mild and benevolent difidfi tion at the death of an old now upwards of fhe have come to On Saturday evening lait the remains of the face tious who for many years kept the Phi lobiblian Library in were Jamess He has left by will to his even and at his requffft Dod dridges Rile and Progrefs of Religion in two vos of Bilhop and another religious wre buried with him in liis At jjimpftead Lndovirk of to er of Stephen Elqf of Head BridgeMafter dt tlife city on Friday vhe was in gpod and want up the river in the City At his Ifcar Thomas pol feffed of K plentiful which devolves to now a At Jofhua Member for Marks in that T f niifiii 1 f IBnrrrttLf Law at at aged 128 years a fon daughter furvive who are both upwards of 100 years of At houfe near in Perceval an eminent but had From the L O N D O N G AZ E T T E AVERAGE From July to By the Stanuard iViNCHgsTXX Bufhel C Average C 0 I 5 Average South Wales C E R A L per 6 2 49 4 37 Part complete this week o 2 7 4 o 27 6 3 5 3 I 3 Returns not complete this week 3 fr to AVER 4 Zy 4 g of 3 by Authority of WILLIAM John lite of in the pariiTi cnopsi to the id and roih of and of at ien in the fore at Abrahjiru Junn Ute of the Red Lion in Red in din or John South in Sur furrenclrr the 3cth inftiint at five in I7h of fix inthe and of a ten in the at Kdwsrd Utc Shepion in Somer to ihe lyhand nth cf Au 01 a ten at tho Crein in the AUornevatlavv Wiili im ia acpeiriiec ror making the QlviJen s of Etatesro Dirk Vander late of Lon merchant 4th tour in the af at Thomas bte of in the xuntr of msriler and mariner tiie igth ten in the at the Cuicofnhoufe Newcadle upon hn Hindijy ano of NHikflreet tn the cify of warehojjAmen and th i6th of at threein at Bolls in Robert of in the of at the jCromptons coftee in Charles and of in mercers and copartners of at three in the at the B wi Charles of jn woo the agih of at three tlie afteft CromptonscoiTee Certificate ilfowed To a late of in the Mary e in dealer in Srore th thef ;