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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 2, 1771, London, Middlesex L O N D O Pripd From MAY to S AT U R D A MAY by at in PaternolterRow where Advertifements and Letters of Intelligence are taken in and where rhofe cbufe to be regularly ferved with this are requeued to MAY COUNTRY April HE riotous proceedings in are not yet at an Yeiler day fennight a number of lawlefs vagrants again affembled and deilroyed the water race of Smiths fmelt mill at near which had been only repaired the evening andfet to work by bmiths The fmelt called Spout in in the occupation of Scot and was likewife laid entirely by a new gangof employed tor the vile purpofe of doing Smith all the injuries that can poffi bly be thought By the above riotous pro ceedings Smith has not a corn or left fit for fcrvice within his extenfive SHIP MAY Wind Arrived yefterday and failed for the his Maieltys floop Came down and the Admiral forLiiboh William for Jamaica and for the the Duttbn Eaft for India Solid tor MAY Part the Young from Rotterdam City of from Hamburgh from Frieflandj and Two from At Jamaica from Liverpool and from London At Dover Nice from At Hull True Gardner and from North Carolina and Flanders fsom At Liverpool from Aniigua and from At Newcaftle Thomas and from Al Dominique froai At Barbadoes Three from London At iVUhoiie Prince of from We have the greateft pleafure in being able to aflure the that all the malignant which the enemies of this country had or which they had affected to of Lord Chathams retiring from and the city in the prefent are He never ap peared in Parliament with greater luflre than on Tuefday No man qucftions the intre pidity of his fpirit no man denies the won derful extent of his The and confiftency oi his make his character After gJving the warmeft fupport to the Duke of Richmonds motion on Tuefday ho entered largely into the con iideration of the melancholy uate of the coun try the depraved fyltein of which in a very few reduced us from a moft flouriming to a moft He uent through the whole proceedings of the Houfc of Commons in the late bufinefs cf the and arraigned every part of it in the ftrongelt warmly defended the ma giftraies in the coniViciitiou difcharge of their that the in coranutting them to prifcn without hearing their defence upon the point of had been guilty of a grofs and palpable a 61 of tyranny rhcy had heard the prottitutcd eledSors of Shortham in defence of an agreement to fell a borough by and had refufed to hear the Lord Mayor of in defence of the lavs of England that their by mere the entry of the was the aft o a not of a Parliament but that their daring to atlume a power of flopping all profecuiions by their ftrtick at once at the whole fyllcm of the laws that it was folely to the meafores of go equally violent and that Wilkcs owed all his importance that the fupported by the lavifh con ctincuce of the Houie of Had once made him n of the greateft confcquence in the kingdom that they in effecl had made him an Alderman of and Rcprefenta tive of the county of Middlefex and it they intend to make him in due Lord Mayor of London that the proceedings of the Houfe of in regard to this made the very name of Parliament ridiculous that after repeated by which they had declared him amenable to their they had fliame iully given up the point at in the face el the acknowledged him to be their lord and mailer that there remained but one fpr the wi h which the government of this country was univerfally infecied that to fave thename and inftitutiori of Parliaments from this Houfe of Commons muft he might rertore good government on one good humour and tranquility on the other yet that this was rather a hope in him than any fanguinc He feared that it might prove only a temporary and partial remedy that to refift the enormous influence of the fome ftronger barriers muft be in defence of the That formerly the inconveniences of fhortenmg the duration of parliaments had had great weight with him but that now it was no longer a queftion of con venience the Summa Remm is at ftake your whole Conftitution is giving way and there fore with the moft deliberate and folemn con viction to his he now declared himfelf a CONVERT TO TRIENNIAL PAR Mii Lordfhip concluded with defiring a call of the Honfe for next and declared his in tention to move an addrefs for the diffolution of the prefent which he did in the following That an humble addrefs be prefcnted to his moft dutifully and earneftly befeech ing his that under the late violations of the rights of the electors of GreatBritain in the election for dill and in the prefent conflict which hrrs fo unhappily arifen between the claims of Peerage of th Houfe of Commons on one and thofe of the magiftracy on the his Majefty in his paternal deign to open the way tocompofe alarming warfare and that in order to prevent the faid Houfe and the nation from being involved in intemperate difcuffions of undefined which in the extreme may endanger the and tend to lhake the tranquility of the his Majeity will be graciouily plenfed to recur to the recent fenfe of his by after the end of this the prefent and convenient a new Parliament which was rejected to Yefterday the Earl of after being vifited by feveral of the principal went to Monday the Lord Mayor and Alderman jointly conveyed a letter of thanks to Richard member for to be by him tranfmitced to the gentlemen Burgeffes of that in anfwerto their Yefterday the Common and principal inhabitants of the Ward of Faning don waited on the Lord Mayor and Alderman Oliver in the with dreiTes on their condiidt in defence of the char tered rights of their An addrefs from the Trinityhoufe at has been tranfmitted to Sir William and by him presented to the Lord iVhiyorand Alderman Extrafl of a letterfrent 4pil By Mondnys the Secretary for the general meeting of the free Burgefles in this received difpaches from Sir Francis Blake inclofing an anfwerfrom Brufs Lord John and Richard Aldermen of to the addrefs of thanks tranfmitted to them by the free On the the free Eurgeiles were The from the above popular gentlemen to the free Burgeffes then which gave great fatis faction to all Among many fcnfible proportions at this particularly relative to the gocd of this one was by White that renefis honour upon him it was That the Stewards of the feveral companies of myf teries and trade in this Corporation may pro at their refpeclive on the firil oppor for an order to be made that no prefent fhall in future be received by any irom asiv pcrfon himfelf a candidate to fcrvcin Parliament for the Corporation of New as Has long been a manieful for the purpole of though in the end a prejudice to the fpirit of a free election which proportion met with general Extrafi of a fetter from April at half an hour after five in the a fmart fhock of an was felt through the whole town it was but mo yet lufficiently diftinguimed by many fons fo as to find lifted up m their and the pavement moved at fame We have not heard of any mifchief that been done by The wind was and remarlcabfy ftill at the Another letter from the fame place confirms the above thatit was alo felt at other places at a considerable but rrot attended any Extrafl of a letter from the April The laft letters from Paris that the Duke dHarcourt has refufed to take the com mand of the troops in They write from the capital of that that the irth rfieday after the laft Bed of the Parliament afTcmbled and ifjiied an which declares the membcVs of the new Parlia ment Vjurpers nf the of other Ersmies of the and FvAators rf their and forbids the acknowledgment or execution of their arrcts this pro ceeding will probably coft the Parliament of Rouen very Letters from Copenhagen that ins Majefty has publifhed a ad JrcfTed to the courts of requiting an equal adminiftration of aid tnat juft demands be not withheld by the from in ferior on any pretence of In order to encourage the liberal his Ma jefly has eftahliflied public fchools for the edu cation of and has exempted printed bopks from all duties Yefterday adifturbance happened in tire Kings Bench in wh ch fome of the priloners feized the dragged them with ropes about their necks through the and afterwards put them down the A Colonels guard was fent lor from the and the prifoners were then all locked up in their On Wednefday one Suttle was committed to charged with being concerned with others in burglariously breaking open the houfe of Roger in company with who is to fuffer for the fame on Wednefday and ftealing thereout in He was at the fame time charged with another in the houfe of Peter at Bethnal and ftealing fome plate and other To COVER this in at Five Guineas a and Five Shillings the A SON of his Dam was out of a daughter of the North and was full filter to Warrens He is now rifing is full 15 hands and one inch high is of very juft fliape and great LAMBOURN IN WFDNESDAY the i jth of May next will run fcr on Lnmbourn FIFTY the gift of the Right Lord by and aged carrying fixyearoiui and except thoie thiir luvc won K ings plate at any of rhe above ayes and if to carry To run he Left of thrte miles to OnTHtasnAV the i6tii FIFTY POUNDS will be Run for by fuur year old that never woo a phte or match of that carrying Sih fiiliej to carry and thofe tint have one plate of value to carry if 2 and if a fiiiy to and av winner of two pistes to carry To run the belt of three two miles to each On FRIDAY the FIFTY Give and fourteen hands aged to carry higher or weight in allowing for an inch aged to to fix yearolds to give tti vnd fiveyearolds to give the belt of three four rails All to enier for the above plates on MonJay the of at the Red Lion between the Hours of and eight oclock in thr at Any hdrfe which enters for the firrt days plate to pay onlv half a Guinea to the Clerk of the Courfe arjdsU horfes entering for the two other to pay three guineas and u guinea roihe Chrk of the or five gui nea at rhe with a guiica if but one horfe en ters fur the two to have tcs and his fubfcription money returned and if but two to have rificesi guinras betueen aicd the fubfcription money Each horfc of the days platen to fuhfcribe guineas towards the next yeirs to Le run fr at in Ko lefs than three reputed rutming horfej to fart for any of the above plates nor any horfe hired to be though in cthtr reflects proper certificates to be produced at the time of of age and by the hand of the breeder or All horfos emtring for the two laft to ftand at a fubfcribers of one gui in the town of from the day of entrance to the time of and at no other excepting Afhdown Hark j arrd to Le by a fubfcribing there will be ordinary the firfl and laft dayj at and a The Right LORD AND I S T t W A R D SV COLONEL J TUTINC and IPSWICH ON TUESDAY the mh of Jmie Ms MAJESTYS PURSE of ONE 0 L AS will be run for on Ipfwich Race Ground bv fourycsrofd or weight o the beft of ihrea miles and a quarter to a heat 1 o enters the Great White Horfe in Ipfwich the be fore between hours cf eleven and before tfce perfons appointed by his MaeftyS Malier of the On WEDNESDAY the I2th of June will be run for oh the fame The G E N T M E N S C U by to S S 9 znd ged q the heft cf three fourmile To run to Royal to pay one guinea and to tiic ckrk cf the if afubknfccr if a two guineas entrance and one guinea to the clerk of the No perfon to beseemed 3 fubiVriber that fubfcribe before ths firi Jay of On THURSDAY the of be run for on rhe The TOWN PURSE of FIFTY FOUNDS and free for anv the belt of three twomile aij quarter tV carry fiveyearolds is i 8 ft and aged 9 Mares Uowcvi 3 Vinners of a pjiu Or The owner of cvjry to and half a guinea to the clerk of the If but one horfe foi the cuj cr the of fnch horfe ftall receive2 j Jure his entrance money The for the two hft to be hewn and entered proper certificuri s jt the White Horfa between the heron of eleven and the day before CHARLES PHILIP TUTJNG and BECCLES ON WEDNESDAV the igth of June be Th Purfe of FIFTY P OU N D by any four years ud horfeor cAr or fillies the bcft of three twice round the tftirfc to a hrar Subfcribrrs to pay one Nonfubfcribers or double at the appointed timeTo run aiccerding to Royal ar ticles if only one bs to be allowed twenty and the entrance And on THURSDAY the of June will be Run The Town Purfe cf F I F T Y P OU N free for any four years to carry five vears fix years an3 Horfes rhat never in Phte or be lowed To run the beft cf three three tiroes round the courfe to a Every which en ters for this phte is to pay three and t a the clerk of the No lefs than three reputed ruhning to ftart for this otherwife agreed at the Gentlemens If only one to be allowed twenty guineas if ten guineas and the fubfcription money to be To enttr at the White Lyoq at on Saturday the I 5th of before the or whom they ap point before eight oclock in th or to pay double entrance at any other time before the day of Ai the fame time a certificate of the of and of their refpeaivc jhall be unuer the hands of the Each that ftarts for either purfe muft be plated by one that fubfcribes to own nnft itand at the liable of a fubfcriber ro the All disputes to be determine by the or whom they lliall No Publican will be perrnittod to huilj a or ftaf fold on the or fell any liunor withouc paying half a guinea rouurds the town The winner of a phic at ius to carry three pounds Ns to f lowed ftart a WILLIAM Public Breakfarts Curing the at the Lonj TUTING and To the COUNTRY G NT sur AS the ciifpute in tbc in rela tion to LADY M AC A Z may lay the RookiVllers in tlie ntry under a of the to order their j hofe names are no particular inttreft ia but merely from a principle of leave to recommend rh Genuine LADYs printed for ROBINSON and it appears to they have purchnfed for a valuable from the only and that WHtsLEs in this isdifferent from tbs5 of any Publilher we ever heard of and fuch as we cannot think him warranted to if he means to fupport tiie chnrailer of an honeft April Dcviej John Ritixgtcn Join Beecroft be al and Ccllias Bxchitid Cajlon Horifeld Becket Cadi Stanlff Crctudtr Bediaell Law DoJJIty White Robbt Baldwin Baker Payne David inx tad Kcitb and Stuart John HJilLi Carnan Waker Shropshi S laden Jojcpb Riibardlon KM ;