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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 9, 1771, London, Middlesex L O N D O Price Twopence From T H U R S MAY MAY Sold by at in where Advrertlfements and Letters of Intelligence are taken in and where thofe who chuie to be regularly ferved with this are requeued to Articies of and Letters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and at the Pxoyal Exchange opposite Dunftans Fleetftreet at the Corner of EfTexftreet in the Strand Fou RDRIN i the Corner of Charingcrofs New Bondflreet COOP in and NO WHERE MAY COUNTRY May HE 24th at four in the the dreffitig fhop belonging to Jofeph Hold in was difco vered to be on and in little more than an hour the flames raged fo furioufly the the whole except the with all its were Upwards 206 pieces of drefled and be fides a ccmfiderable quantity of valuable were entirely The damage is com puted at near only 200 of which were It is faid be unknown by what means thft fire May This day arrived here the the Prince of the and the Pallas men of from two firft are to be paid and the two latter are bound to the Mediterranean to join fome frigates ftationed SHIP M AY Wind Arrived and failed for the hit Maieftys ftiip Came down and failed the for MAY Paft frirn Rotterdam Jane and Hilks and Lady from Hamburgh from Maryland from Embden Ann and from Dublin j and frem AtCorke from Ives from Liverpool and Royal from At Liverpool from At Maryland from At Oporto from Scotland and Con from At Londonderry from Cape Fear from Lord North had yefterday a moft numerous and fplendid levee at the Wednefday at the annual General Court of the Found ing for the election of the officers of that the Right Lord North was elefted the Earls of Dartmouth and Sir Charles Charles Rofe VicePrelidents Taylor Treafurer and the Morning The Afternoon Preacher was fo that there will be no mere fermons in an afternoon this but the children will be Lord Lord of the vifited the cockyard and fnipping at Deptford He was attended by feveral other and the Commifficmers of the This day his lordlhip will vifit and tomorrow he will go on board a yacht in the river to vifit Sheernels and It is General Amhcrft will certainly be created a Peer before the 4th of Juue The intended royal inftallation of the which was to have taken place in is de ferred till next The royal review of the regiments of Elliot and intended to be the aoth lawn on Blackheath is the chofen foot for this The Lord Mayor finding himfelf feized yefterday morning a Jlight fit of the by the advice of his fet out tor his houfe at to ipend a few clays there for the recovery of his and Sir William Stephcnfon fat at the Ivjanfionhoufe in his Yefterday Alderman Oliver vifited Earl at his houfe in and after wards paid his refpecrs toother It is the CommonCouncil of Wilkess will make him a prefent of a fine chjript and a pair of if he fliould be choftn Sheriff for the year LaftTuefday night a duel was fought in the Green between Lord V1 Lr and Comte a Pieijmontefe nobleman in which the latter was The detection of a criminal amour the unhappy occafion of this Nothing could be more deter than the cool and refolute conduct of the injured rn this unfortunate pccalion of fuch a thatlegal redrcfs muft be the the fon of a noble and for the county of riding out the other day upon the Kings with out either filver or copper about the twrn pikesnnn near Kenfmgton refufed to let him go through untiil the toll was in vain did Ward tell him that he would pay him the next time he pafled that he rode out on that road almoft every and was a Commiffioner of the The man would not truft him jingle fo that he muiVeither have pawned his which the turnpikeman told him he believed was refponiible or have returned back had not feme gentlemen came by in the one of whom knowing paid for Another of the gentlemen won dering at the mans told him who Ward and that he was a Member of Par liament I dont care for replied the there are fo many of them pafs this and after defiring our trull deceive that I have no longer any confidence in It is a miftake to imagine that the legal deci fion refpefting the additional charge on letters will affect the This additional charge was a perquifite to the country Extrad of a Letter from Gentleman at to bis Friend in dated April 2 I have reafon to think that tie cloud gather ing in Germany will not dilturb the prefent peace of the My barometer is the actual ftate of fecurity and tranquility in which the King of Prufiia for from the know ledge I have of that Princes temper and way of I have reafon to that if he en tertained but the remoreft fiifpicion of any hoftile intention againft or dangerous con fequence to his natural ally from the prefent armaments of the Houfe of he would not be fo and appear fo uncon the good undemanding which apparently fublifts at this betwixt him and the court of confirms me the more in this opinion and induces me to believe that he is no ftranger to the prefent views and figns of that which it is with the mutual confent of the courts of Berlin and to reftore tranquility to and to oblige the Tuiks to a peace with it is has declared her inclination to the court of to treac with the Porte on terms fo moderate and as gave the greateft fatisfaction to the Auftrian A very fhort will difcover the end and intention of the prefent immenfe warlike preparations of the Houfe of with regard to which the greatetl fecrefy is ob ferved at Extras of a letter from the May If feme letters from Madrid may be relied there kerns to be a coldnefs between the Madrid and it is by the Kig of Spain having been in that the French King has fonie thoughts of reeilablifhing the Jeluits within his domi nions a Itep uhich hath fo much afteded the Spaniin that he hath fent orders to his refidcnt at to declare to the court of that if it mould take the refolution of reeftnblifliing that fociety in its at a time when affairs are in fo gooil a train to annihilate totally that pernicious by whofe deftructive preferably to all other hath too feverely his Catholic Majefty will find himfelf obliged to break the known by the name of the family and to declare that he will no in any be bound alfo that he will recall his Amlriflador If this is as thefe letters aflure us it his rnoft Chriftian MajeiTy will reconfider this before he determines to recall the diiciples of Loyola into his Letters from Paris that the Firft Prefulent of the Parliament of Rouen hath been fent for to and he arrived there the day before the date of thefe The King hath alfo ordered the Grand Deputation of the faid to appear before which that court make a difficulty of but his Majeily will be Letters from Algiers that the Dey had lately relealed and fenc to Marfeilles forty nine fubjects of taken prifoners on board Genoefe and Venetian vefTels and has declared that he will do the fame by all fubjeds with whole Monarchs he is at unlefs taken on board the fhips of war of an The malcontents of Corfica keep the French in con ft ant frequently waylaying and killing any pafties they are able to To reconcile thefe iflanders to theit new the French King has refolved to appoint the principal families to offices of jointly with his naiuralboni A learned French mathematician by his great fkll in difcovered a curious com pofition of and it is expected the faid improvement will be of confiderable advantage to the manufactures in that branch of By a laie determination it is to be a flop will be put to the illicit trade ofour gond friends the Dutch of fmugling foreign fpiiits into this long carried on with great Sir Fletcher Norton had a grand levee at his houfe on Wednefday where the mobility and others that paraded the ifreets that evening and testified their refpe1 by of the The mob on Wednefday night broke a great number of windows in the and did not leave a whole pane in Somerfet houfe coffee Tae reafon affigned for breakng open the iron gates at that the popu lace got intelligence that the Recorder of Lon who lives had given directions to the gates fhut much fooner than to prevent any illuminations in the Wednefday night u defperate fray happened between the mob and a party of in when tvyo of the ia were killed on the and feveral on both fides dangeroufly Tueday morning a young a fmith near Giless taking down a figniron in Hog he fell from the and pitching on his hd his brains beat out and expired Monday morning early fome villains broke into a pawnbrokers hop at by taking down one of the and ftole watches and plate t the value ofnear and gut clear off with their Wednefday a labourer from the top of a and fractured in fuch a manner that he was carried to Georges without hopes of at Martins in the of to Mifs Ann of Old at Georges church in the Timothy in the Streights to Mifs Betfy of Brinton near Scar at Giless in the William of Great Lincolnslnn to Mifs Patty of Hillingbury in the above Robert of Great Lincolnsnn to Mifs Nancy lully of with a fortune of LAMBOURN N WF ONES DAY the i ijth of May will he run for on Lambourn FIFTY the gift Right Lord by and aged fiveyearolds carrying dxyearoldi giK except thofe that may have won a Kings plate at any of the above ages and if to carry To run the bell of three fiiur miles to each On THURSDAY the j6th FIFTY POUNDS will be Run tor by four year old that never won a phte or match of thit carrying fillies to carry and thofe that have won one plate of that value to if a and if 3 filly to carry and any winner of plates to carry To run the belt of three miles to ejch On FRIDAV the FIFTY Give and fourtren hands aged to carry higher or vveight in allowing lor an inch aged to give to fix yearolds o give to and fiveyearolds to give to the belt of three four mile All boric to enter tcr the above plates on Monday the of at Red Lien between the Hours of ind oclock in the at Any horli hich err rs lor the tnii jays piate to pay only half a to thCleric of the and Lories entering for the two oher piutos to ay three guineas and half a to the Clerk of the or five gui neas at the half a guinea if but one horfe en ters Lr the o to have tea and his fubfcriptijn returned and if but tsvo to have fifteen guineas between and the fubfcription money Each horfe of the two laft plates to fubkribe two guineas towards the next years to be run for at in No lefs than three reputed running to tart for any of the above pbtei any horfcs hired to be though in other refpecls proper certificates to te produced at the time of of age by the hand of the breeder or All harfes entering for the two latt to ftand at a fabfcribers of one gui in the town of from the day of entrance to the tinie cf at no other excepting Aihdown and to be plated by a fabfcribing there will be an ordinary the firft and kfl days at the Red and a great ON TUESDAY in the Whitfun being the zrft of May will be run fjr uu Merrow His MAJESTYS PLATE of O N free for any or carrying beingno more than fix years the of three fourmile On WEDNESDAY the will be run for ajt the fame the LADIES PLATE of FIFTY by that never won tbat value at any one beft of three twomile heats colts to carry 8fK fillies 8 On THURSDAY the will be for on the fame CONTRIBUTION PLATE of FIFTY free any or belt of tlnee fourmile hats fouryearolds to carry 7 fufy eatolds S 9 and fiUies and mares to carry 3 lefs and Each that has ever a to carry 7 On FRIDAY the will be run for cri the famfl Downs the TOWN PLATE of FIFTY for jr ttij bft three fourmile heats 5 five yearulds to cari 7 9 5 and aged ID Idsthan Each thit hjs won to carry 7 To enter at the Ifart in for the above fifties on Friday the ith of between the of twelve and fix and for his Mijeiiys ghte on Monday the 20th ct at the fame between the hours of ten and Certificates to be then produced at their under the hands cf the ot fh ageo the perfon enter any his Majeftysplate excepted but ihal lybfcribe three guincji fir and to th Clerk of to be paid at the time of or paying double fub fcriptioa and double entrance at poltj poft entrance fhalj be the preceding day before they and before five oclock in rhe All Horfes enter fjr anv of the above ftand at fuch fubfcribers houfss who fubfcribe at leaft half a No perfon fhsll plate any of the butwho fhall fubfcribe half a guinea tg abova Nor iliall any pcrfon credl any booth or or fill liquor on the have fufcribed one guinea to the rerlonas creels fuch booth or ftall iriall fixmi ct Guiidford any perijn who lives at a greater and erecls as fiiali two guineas to the fjid All diffutes hall be by the Right Lord whonvhi ffiall winner of plate receive the full fum advert No lefs than three repute running horfes to ftart for eithjer of at if but one to be if two and their be intitled to the or bur enters at the White on Friday the 17 of ASSIMBLIIS at the on Tuefday in the Whitfun Week as The Great COCK between John Tfq of and Tliomas ahj Henry of will be fought at the Cockpit during the time of the for guineas each battle and 100 the ing in the and i in the AND H O L J TUTING and day of June of currj 7 horfes lefs weiiht The Right LORD AND COLONEL SELL TUTHSG and BRIDGNORTH Sfoo ON WEDNESDAY the roth will be run on ihe Common or near in the cf A P L R S E ct FIFTY sivn by ihc Sir Thomas cf the by any true never won above that at one time matches and fweepfbkes exccptto yjarolJs S fix earolds S h o o a hut each mare is to be Miv any horfe or bridle and Kiddie included the bcft of fnurmile And on THURSDAY the 2Oth rf une will be run for on the fame A PURS fi of FIFTY given by the Rijht Lord by any Give and Take fourteen hands to crry bridle and fadtik higher or weight in pro ailouing for every yMr JnJerfeven but each mare is to be allowed 3 lefs weigh than gelding the beft of three All that have fince the ift day of Match to carry extra Every that runs for the above plates muft be nd entered at Clerk of the the Fox in the Lovr for the firft plate on Wednefday the for the fccond on Thurfday the I3th day of between the hours of two and four in the each paying two guineas or double at the wjuch will be given to the beft Cer tificates of the ages of to be produced at the time of under the hands of the owners and the to be kept from the time of entrance in at thehoufe of a pcrfon whe gives Annually a guinea at leaft towards keeping the faid courfe in No lefs than three reputed running to run for either of the plates and if but one to be allowed ten guineas if but five guineas their Half a guinea to be Cierk of the Courfe by the rider of each fcalcj and weights and the winning half a guinea for the I No croffing or All difputes to be by the Articles for running to be the time cf There will be a Dinner for the ladies and the Townhall eich and Balls at flight j Brcalcfaft on the Bowlingereen the fscond race NOEL Efq TUTING JOHN STANIER Ifa J ;