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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 19, 1771, London, Middlesex D O Price Twopence From T U E S 0 to H U R D A MARCH Sold by at io j where Inolletters of Intelligence are taken in and where rjole who chuie to 1 regularly ferved with this Papery are t6 requefted to be fent and NO WHERE Toe Proprietors of the GENERAL EVEN ING TOST return their grateful hanks I he Public for that and which this Paper has fo long ctperiercidj are refolvedio render it z ail worthy of Ihcy know they have no Right to expecl Jincoiu iigement but in Proportion to their DsfertSj and they are affured that the equitable PMic will riot only reward bat every Degree of Improve a good a good the utmojl Care in cclletling the moft im portant and interejlbig Intelligence if a methodical and perfpicuous Arrange ment if the grtatejl pojfible Variety of proper and a determined Refo lution to admit all wellwritten fcA that are decent and without Par tiality if a peculiar Attention to the cotifpicnoits Jtifplay of Advert And general Attention to all Kinds of In telligence in which our Manufactures Commerce may be interejled if tbe Jtrictejl and mo I vigorous Attention to improve tins Paper in all Particu lars Jhould appear fnm this in its the Proprietors doubt not but they JJMll have the Pleafure of pcrceiv ijg the Public in the in crcafmg Demand for their MARCH From the LONDON February RY port fiom ieo ld and that neigh bourhood continues to bring us favourable ac counts of the diminu tion of the plague and if proper are taken with the houfcs and effects when it has it is to hoped we fliall hear no more of it an the of March This being the anniverfary of the Prince ofOranges who enters into his twentyfourth his Serene Highnefs has received the ufual compliments and Prince Lewis of will give a great entertain ment this evening upon the Peril March On the infant diet fuddenly at in the feventyfirft year o his Rcval Highnefs Frc1rck William Slargrave of at coufin and brother in law to the King of March The Elector of Cclogn arrived here this day at feven in the when the whole city was illuminated all ranks ef people endeavouring to mew every demon ftnitioa of joy on his Electoral Highnefss reco and return to this March 1 he King has been pkafed to grant unto Robet of the county of and to his heirs male lawfully the dignity of a Baronet of the kingdom of Great A N K B R P T I at iS the to Fountain be put on board the Juno which are to be Falklands in if to obtain a breed of thofe fpecies at that On on board the Romney man of a poor fellow fell out of the mizentop upon the firft who had one of his legs and the poor man was March At our aflizes which were concluded on feven criminals received fentence of William for ftieepftealing for horfe ftealing Jaha Ro bert for ftealing bull Betty Iteming 40 William for ftealing a ihetp and for hoifebreak Summers could not be prevailed on to plead not guilty he laid he committed the and would not tell a lie about to give the judge the trouble of trying March Our aflize ended on Wednefday when Henry for the murder of of and William for haling a re ceived fentence of On Friday Henry Giie was executed at Fifiierton Lacy is respited for At this a crime on to be tried be tween and Mere defendant the plaintijY brought his action for rents received by the defendant to ufe of the plaintiffs late a widow gentlewoman and put the plaintiff to the proof of his which was proved and a verdict was given for the fum with SHIP MARCH Came down and failed the for Jamjica Bu channon Coward and Lord Mit for Maryland for Bofton for Montlerrat Dutchefs of for Lilbon Lord fur for Virginia for HaUifnx and for No hips in the At Vincent from and Al from New Spencer Lawrle trom Kitts Goodwin and from At the Grenades MLaurin and from London and trom AtLifbon from London from Waterford from Liverpool Eafun Angus id ffom brie from AT Haring MH from South from nder in to William o render Warcii i Randolph of March and April and William of Mi forrender March A April Edward of Wharfinger and at Lewis of Cruuiud at JLpail Richard of Covent t Richard of Weft An order is come to 0 e Victualler to hry an alfortment oi live fuch as to Smith and Mermaidj from Cette frurn Gottenburgh jrvMAnclirl from Cadiz J and Conception n from d from Hi from Cephalonia j from Virginia Kins frorn Lifbon and from At Rotterdam from ScrJth Carolina andCowes and from Al Plymouth from At trio Grades from New England from Africa 3 and from At Lovely from At the Bay Chniieur from London At Kitts Green and frcm At Vincents from On Sunday evening there was a grand coun cil which fat late the recent and extra ordinary infult to P1 vas the It is whifpered amongft the that bold and vigorous meafures will be ufed to reftore the and ellabliih the of a certain and an of P1 to is likely to he the fate of fornv who have lately committed what is a moil daring inihlt on the Biithh It is generally that the part of the Minority will with the fnppor ters of Government in vindication Lordmlpj meafures great numbers of people attended him to the where he was re ceived in the avenues by a vaft coiicourfe of very reputable inhabitants of London and who paid their refpecls by loud even to the the door of the houfe he was af fifted in going from his carriage to the houfe being very ill of the gout by a young gentle man and his own about five he return ed irom the and when he had got to Pauls the took the toe TartTagtj bun tt the The greaf marks of refped and iatisfaclion ihewn by the public on this oe is nhnoft beyond Wilkes likewife attended Jiis and was received with the uiual Aldchnan Wilkes is ordered to atteud the Houfe of Commons this The only motion determined upon in the rTcufe on Monday night that the Lord Mayor fhojld attend in his place yeilerday with this piece of mode that any excufe he mould think proper to feud concerning his ilate of mould be The only pcrfons for violent meafures the Houfe Luttrell and Charles Fox the former moved that Aldermen Oliver fhould alfo be directed to attend but Oliver riling and faying he was then and fliould attend every day in the no farther notice was taken of the Charles Fox was only for fending the Lord Mayor to the Tower at Sir Jofeph Mrnvhey alfo that Wilkes be directed to attend in his place but upon this they put the quarters of adjourn Sir Jofeph Mawney was certainly right in defiring that Wilkes might be ordered to take his font in the Houfe of Commons but it is univerfally agreed by the that it would have been niore more and infinitely mere iLX7otvi i j vnac The blood of every Liveryman broils at the of a certain club and from the prefent general complexion of the it is univerfally that if violent meafures are taken by them againft their Chief the Citi zens will perhaps aft as though not as as the club abovementioned have for fome time It fhould be remembered by a certain Affem that the City of London is the leading corporation in the kingdom that its Magiftrates are neither ignorant or fervile they are at o ce and difinterefted perfectly con feious of their every other corporate tqwnjpoks up to them as an infallible guide exSinple to attack them is to take np arms again ft the people in An in corrupt carry matters with a high hand within and a highlyinjured are as far as law will to afiert their rights and privileges without Thofc who have dared to ftand up perfonally as the wicked enough to trample on the rights of a much but nobly daring have now every reafon to trem ble at the effects of a fpeedy vengeance the conteft is drawing near one fide fights under the fcarinfpiring banners of in and unavoidable deteftationj the other comes boldly pofltfTed with the com fortable refleclion of having and reafon on their lide and ftill further fatisfied with being allured of the well withes and admi ration of every every and every horeft man in the A report prevails in the that the Court of Verlailles have actually concluded a treaty with the Grand Notwithftanding the prefent fecrecy of the we can afftire the that many disagreeable conferences have been lately held with the French and Spanifh re foecting tne evacuation and prior right to Falkland Ifland the King of Spain having n of their own honour and which has feI determined to keep the pofleffion till the prior i n 11 little ceived fo glaring a check in the The Houfe of Peers rofe yefterday paft three Yeilerday about the Right Honourable tbe Lord accom panied by Alderman fet out from the for the Houfe of Commons agreeable to the fummons of that He was accompanied by a numerous concourfe of all ranks of who teftiiied their appro bation by fuch repeated burfts of as fnfBcieatly hewed thar concurrence with his right to the faid iiland he firft ascertained fo much for the refeavation of prior right our wife and great negociating miniflers ac cepted in the fete Monday an exprefi arrived at the Secretarys office from Lord the contents of which well afiured are of a very dif The French King having declared to his that in regard to the differences at prefent fubfifting be tween Spain and the Britifh he would wail and act in the deter mination of the court of Madiid the refujt of which are eipefted here the fourth of next By the abftve eyprefs we alfo that the Duke de Cho feuls party gains ground every and foon be at the head of That the young King of Swe now at has latelyconcluded a treaty of alliance with the courts of Verfailles and We are aiTured beyond a that our prefent miniirry do every thing in their power to keep the nation in a ftate of total regarding our prefent iityation with France arfd Spain together witti the operations of many bjctime The difarming is the next point in and though Spain is ftill continuing her war like England is delircd o d and on theie two points and one or tu o that we cannot yet difcovcr tis very much apprehended hut cur naval and other forces will foon be in motion Many letters from Spain agree that the cour of keep up their armaments on a fur ther that in the feveral Kings thev have many fhips of the line and alt victualled and well and icady to put fea on very fliort notice what the Spaniards have in a very fhort time will By a ftiip arrived on Monday lail in the in eight from that the Spaniards have in that port 28 fliips of the befides all ready for and alfo that they have a great number of troops ready embarking at the faid The laft letters from the Hague that though they flattered themfelves that the dircm per among the horned cattle was in a manner at an they had received fome recent accounts of its having broke again hi places in ExtraS of a letter from the March i rjJnO nine pair tinderfrnnding between thatConrt and that of which cccafioned frequent con ferences to be hdd between the Prince of Caunitz and the Ruffian and Pruilian minifters at The ferious confe quences were but we have now the fatisfaftion to hear that matters are amicably fettled between the powers and that in confequence thereof the Prince de Lobkowitz is appointed to go as Imperial Am baffador to It is even that his baggage and fome of his dcmeftics are already let Laft week a who has twice ma le the tour of accidentally fell into com pany with a ftranger at a coffee houfe near J frequented by the belt whom he immediately recollected to have a prin cipal officer in the Court of the late Chevalier de George at The above ft ranger has not appeared at that coffeehoufe fiace this It is that within thcfe eight months feveral hundred linen manufacturers have em barked from Scotland to North where that branch of trade is now in the utmoft per Advice is that there is a great pro bability f the with the three fupervi fors on being a hip having arrived at Goain the which is conjeclurjd to be the above longmiffing A large French with troops from Bourdeaux to is put intoLilbon by ibefs of The Members of the Supporters pf the Bill of who met yefterday in purfaance of the general advertifement infertedin the coniifted of twentythree gentlemen and hav ing determined that the Society was properly aflcmbled as a fpecial meeting of the Supporters of the Bill of they next unanimoufly That a gratification ibould be given to the three fpirited printers Thomp and Miller who had appealed to the laws of their and refufed betray the rights and privileges of taine lubmiffion to the illegal orders ofj of What gave occafion to refolution the introduction of a pretended proteft againft the legality of the The gratification being and intentiqn the foclety being declared to that it ihould amoent to the fum of 300 above a third of whole was immediately given by the I gentlemen then prefent and it is not double that the will be fome of the principal members being deuiaed at tha Hbufe of ;