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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 15, 1771, London, Middlesex rj HA JL 1JLU 4 L O N DO Price Twopence From JUNE to T U E S D A JUNE Sold by at in PaternoflerRow where Advertifements ind Letters of Intelligence are taken in j and where thofe who chufe to be regularly ferved with this are requefted to Articles of and Letters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and at the Royal Exchanges oppofite Meetftreet of EffexftreetintheStrand of Charingcrofs New Bondftreet in and NO WHERE JUNE From the LONDON May HURSDAY Jaft Mount Vefuvius began to fend out columns of black fmoke with loud explofions fcron after a lava burft forth near the fame fpot where the great eruption was in the year Their Sicilian Majeflies are prepared to leave Portici at a moments but as the lava has taken its courfe towards Refiha the fpot under which the ancient city of Herculaheum is buried and does not menace it is thought the court will not The lava is about five miles in has deftroyed fome and is flopped within a mile of his Britan ttick Majeftys minifter at this had the honour of conducting their Sicilian Majefties to the which happened to be remarkably carious at the moment of their having juft taken its courfe into a deep forming a moft aftoniming cafcade of the fall of which was and not lefs than 60 yarns June 1 This day the Right the Lord and Com mons of in Common Council aflem waited upon his Majefty and being in troduced to his Majefty by the Right the Earl of Lord Chamberlain of his Majefty8 Houiholdb Sir James Town made their compliments in the following addrefs To the KINGS moft Excellent The humble Addrefs of the Lord Al and Commons of the City of Lou in Common Council Moft Gracious WE your Majeftys moft dutiful and loyal the Lord and Commons of the of in Com mon Council embrace this joyful occafion of approaching your Majefty with our fmcere congratulations on the fafe delivery of the and the aufpicious birth of another Year Majeftys ever loyal and faithful Citizens of exceeded by none of your fubjeds in honeft and anxious zeal for your Majeftys and the glory and profperity of your rejoice in all events which augment your Majesty sdomeilick firmly trusting that every increafe of the Auguft Hoiife of Brunf wick will prove an additional fecurity to our and the great charter of in confequence of the glorious and ueceflary that illuftrious Houfe was ehofen to Signed by order of the JAMES To wnich Addrefs his Majefty was pleafed to return the following moft gracious anfwer I Thank you for this dutiful and for your congratulations on the fafe delivery of the and the birth of another It gives me great fatisfaflion to find that you confider the increafe of my family as an addi tional fecurity to our and to that liber ty I look upon with pleafure as the bafis of my and which I ihall always think my honour and intereft concerned to They were all gracioufly and had the honour to kifs his jft the Court at the i 2th of The KINGs Moft Excellent MAJESTY in His Majefty having been pleafed to deliver the cuftody of the Privy Seal to his Grace Au uftus Henry Duke of the oath of eeper of the Privy Seal was this day admini stered to and his Grace took his place at Board Majefty having been pleafed to appoint Right Henry Earl of Suffolk and to be of his Majeftys Principal Secretaries of his Lordfhip was this by im Majeftys fworn one of his of Secretaries State Majfftys Principal Jtt the Court at the The KINGs Moft Excellent MAJESTY in His Majefty having gracioufly pleafed to deUverthe qaftody of the ft ab of the and County Palatine of Lancafter to tie Right Thomas Lord the oath oT Chan cellor of the faid Duchy this by his Majeftys adminiilered to his Lord June This day the Kingwas pleaied to appoint the Robert to be his Majeftys Envoy and Plenipotentiary to his molt i William of Chymiitj to appear June July and at Guild William of Red Lion Court Pleet Stationer to appear June Tuly and at James of Linen to appear June July and at Francis of Brewer and Inn holder j to appear June and July at Guild William of Plymouth Grocer to appear June July and at Goildhall Thomas of Fleet Hofier to appear June and July Thomas of Flax DrefTer to appear June and July at the Norfolk in John of Dealer to appear July 3 and at the Black in of Callico Printer to ap pear July and at the Spread William of Worfted Maker j to appear June July and at Dividends te be July John of Leadenhall at July Thomas of Woollen at the White in July Stanhope Mafon the Woollen at Georges in Since our laft arrived a Mail from May The King and Prince Adolphus his retinoed here yefterday from their travels into foreign When his Majefty entered this city the people received him with marks of the moft lively the air refounding with their joyful and wifhing their auguft Sovereign a long1 and happy May The Court hath juft received by a courier dilpatched from the army of Field Count de that Major General WcifTman having again the Danube with i oo at tacked on the the City of in which were 6000 commanded by two Pachas that he mad himfelf mailer of the nailed up jo pieces of burnt the grand magazine and many veffels laden with and returned Tafely to with fome pieces of other a feveral and 100 Turkish pri In this he fet at liberty upwards of 500 Chriftian who are re turned with his detachment to May The Confederates who were entrenched two leagues from hence in the Monaftery of where they had con ftructed a have been driven from thence by Colonels Ronne and and abandoned twentyfeven pieces of cannon to the a coniiderable magazine of all forts or proviiions and After this fucccfs ful Colonels Drewitz and Ronne marched to Landfkroon with their united where the endeavouring to op pofe were and had 500 men a great number taken prifoners and and loft thirteen pieces of May Letters are received here from a fuburb of dated the third by which we are that on the firft of this month a fire broke out which reduced a great number of houfes to with two pleafure houfes belonging to the Grand and the Hotels of fome of the foreign SHIP W JUNE Wind Came down an remain with the hips as the far Arrived and failed fpr the the from JUNE Wind Came down and remain with the fiips as the Arrived and failed for the ths from Lymington j and his Majeltys JUNE Paft the Young from Groningen from Oftend from Philadelphia Mac from the Grenades Prince Fawcett j and t from At Caernfey London from At Jamaica Duthie from London and At the Grenades from At Barfaadoes from At Dover from Nevis Patient from Jamaica from Belfaft j and fcom AtBriftol RowJon Murray and from At Lynn Ilatt and Anna from At Hull from Middleburgri from and from At Madeira from At Bofton Hall and from London and from At Rhode Ifland Gilbert j and from Friday the Rector of North kiflcd his Mojcftva band on being appointed Prebend of in the rorm of Fowler appointed to the united Bifhopticks of Killaloe and Kilfenora in Ire TTotwithftanding the Duke of Grafton is ap poiited Lcrd Privy he is not admitted to the Lord North has fo far thojgh he could not keep the Duke out of yet to keep him put of Council fo that his hrtlding the high office of Lord Privy Seal may be confidered as a penlion a great nominal em without any The late Bifhop of Durham has left Lord Trevors fon the fum of The Biihopric of Durham has been improved upwards of 2000 per within thefe ten by the late afternoon an who has chambers in Symonds went Kings Bench priibn to demand a plea of one of the The on feeing gave an alarm to a great mimber of his fellow who affaulted the tore his and ftiirt to took his hat aiid wig from and beat and bruifed him in a rerrible manner after which they feized him with intent to put him in the hey would hud not fome women prevailed on them to The Duke of we to be Minifterial Motionmaker in the Upper Houfe next feflions the Privy Seal is an inoftenfible fenced on the one hand by Great on the other by Signmanual fo that his with his attention to has nothing to apprehend and his friends may now boaft of his firmnefs as much as they without the danger of his precipitately deferdng in the day of At a meeting of the Supporters of the Bill of Rights on Tuefday laft at the London it was refolved that Frederick Efq the be impowered to difcharge the re maining debts of according to the report of the Committee that day Friday night there was a very numerous and reipetStable meeting of the Friends of Freedom at Leicefterfields afociety originally inftituted to fupport Wilkess election forMiddlelex when they unanimoully cameto the following refolutions That thus fociety do entirely approve of Wilkess acceptance of the office of if the Livery of London mould think fit to elect him to ferve that That the following refolution of relative to the conduct of John Efq of the fecond of Javmary be ing ftill the refolution and opinion of bepublifhed with the above refolution That this Society do thoroughly approve of the conduct of John Efq and think him intitled to their warm eft thanks u for his continued attention to the public Thiirfday at a general court of Governrs of the Royal Hofpitals of Bridewell and the Earl of Sir Watkin Williams and were elected and ftarTs ordered to be fent to them Friday came on in the Court of Kings Bench at a caufc on an action brought by an inhabitant of Sepulchres againft a conftableof the fame parifh for falfely imprifon ing him awhole night in Wbodftreet Compter a verdict was given for the with Friday the report was made to his Majefty of the capital convicts under fentence of death in when the fix fallowing were ordered to be executed on Wednefday Robert for robbing Elizabeth in of a fum of money he alfo carried off a quantity of valued at upwards of Edward for counterfeitingthe filver coia of this called fhillingshe will be drawa to the place of execution on a hurdle or Suttle and William who evidence againft Richaullbn awl for the murder qf Venables and Rogers for a burglary hi the houfe of Peter at and ftealirig fome Robert fot burglarioufly breaking open the houfe of Rtfget near Alderfgatebars and ftealing near John Hatton for a burglary the hotft of Jofeph and ftealing fome The five following are fefpited during Majeftys Thomas con cerned in breaking into the houfe of Mifa for ftealing in the houfe of Hughes in chapel William for ftealing two 2oL Bank notes Charles for a highway robbery and Charles Bakti for ftealing a tity of wrought at Thomas Efq Provoft Mafter General and Receiver General of his Majeftys Province of Eaft to Mifs of Crutehed Alexander Efq of Notting to Mifs Sirfan Lion Neice to this Gountefs of Friday at five after three wife of in Fleetlane and im mediately after Nichols was taken arid died at nine the fame RIVER WHERE4S the feveral Cuts and Locks matft for the Imp of the Navigation df the River Lee nova fuch Occupiers of contiguoitt to the faid ivho have re ceived any Damage are dejirul to fend theif Accounts of fuch Dam age i to the Clerk to the Trvftees for the faid at Hertford j in order that they mut bt laid before the faif Truflets at a future Mt BEN S T R E E T I N Late from the B E D TOR D A R M s T A v E R Covent Gafdert Humbly begs Leave to acquaint the and THAT he has taken the KINGs HEAD INN and in HIGH which is fitted up in a neat genteet manner for the reception of all thofe who Aall pleafe to honour him with their where they may defend on being ferved with the beft Liquors of all and may be affured of having good with the moft reafon able charges and that he ftall always to the utmoftof his power make it his by his afiiduity and to merit the favours conferred on POST COACHES and POST with Horfes and careful to any part of A Machine goes to and returns from London every STATE and TRACY Stock Brokers At their State Lottery Lombard ARE now felling Tickets and Shrues of Tickets by at the in and Sixtv Tickets carefully regiftered and and the earl left of then fuccefs fent to part of the Several capital prizes iolj and regiftered at this office in the laft Shares fold at this office will be examined Not blanks to a The lottery will begin drawing on Monday the iSth of Schemes given gratis and all letters poft Correfponcknts in the country may have tickets and ihares fent them liy remitting good bills at fight or fhort date on London and if they remit more than the may depend it Dull be punctually paid to their The money will be paid for the fhares of prizes as fton as drawn at this To be SOLD by At the SHIP and in HORN in the County of Soy TH on MONDAY the Firft Day of JULY between the Hours of Three and Five oclock in the LOT A PORTION of GREAT Part of the G RE AT T r T H i s of the Parift of in the faid heretofore let at per but now in and heldby leafe of three lives of his Grace the Duke of under referved rent of which leafe is now andthe H the oidift and the youngeft 22 years of aee LOT A BARN and THIRTY ACRES of lying in the fsjd parifli of of the yearly rent alfo by leafe of the faid Lord Duke for the three under rhu referved rent of LOT TWENTY NIKE ACRES of ARABLE TWO ACRES of lying inCatheringtort and COMMON of PASTURE for 7 Sheep oh of the jearljwjsent of held alfo by of three lives of the faid Lord under the re rent of two of which lives are For further particulars enquire of Humphry Bre of Catherington John Eweny of Burytsn or of James Attorney atLawr at Havanty inthe fajd i A ;