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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 16, 1771, London, Middlesex L O N DO N Price Twopence From MAY Sold bjr in where regularlyfevedWiththis are AT U R D A MAY tflKSi in and where chafe wBb cj j Articles of aftd Lwm HipHARisoN and at rVi Dunfens Fleetftreet attlie in Chariiigerofe Bondftreet in and NO WHERE SE R Corner tff Craig R A MAY April HE eritertainirieiitsare begun here on account of the the lire Cpunbels de Tence The body merchants of this in cojijuncfiQriwith the will hiakfc a prefent livres to her Gp U N T R Y N E W May Adftural with the under are to foil on Tuefday Pwifmputbi May i The Com modore with the fhips under his com u to fail day for New Saturday in the as John a grenadier io the ICent battalidn of quartered in this walking down he per ceivfed agentleman on about fix rodsbefore drop which he immediatelywear up to on taking it off the found it to be a purfe of gold con forty guineas the grenadier the genttemanj and afke2 him if he to which he noj but he imme diately which the grenadier re tunjeS tfe genflerttenthen very generoufly offered him a mug of which he it too final a gratuity for fo great a when the dtheV tofd hiitr if he did not accept of tfvatj lie feould not give him any May This day was held by ad me a nieetfag of for Irtiprayementsr intoLcohfideratwm thfe appbintraet of purfuant an order made at the laft Gwynn being a ballot was manned favdur The fJumber for Gwynn p for Keen Terk May Itis when the canal navigation from Chcfterfield to the Trent is it is will be in five coals will be delivered at Gaiiiiboidngh at 6 a which now fell at thac rauft thereby en grofs the whole coal trade upon the it fs thatcoals from the now fuppty that large traft of inAead thereof be fent down the Trent to Hull and that and by that lower the prefent exorbitant price of that capital neceflary of life Laft Wedttffday there was a great mew of and at Stockton upon which fold at high Lids May Wednefday hit there was a Creat deal of thunder and lightning in this a poor Woman at Kebb was truck and a laWeafli tree jn a heW near this town was torn Up by the At two houfes to each the lightning Antigua from the and Byron from to feparattf both and was injo two parts one of which the of the in ploughed down part of the cornice of in his and child were who Ixerefo terribly affrighted by that ihe woman 1 oedoutof in her fhift and both alarmed and ited fcbe It entered te a in a tnangular into 1 but ina mo jnent all pitchy darknefs around oc it if by its bringing fo large jiquSutUy of footdown the chimney with as only covered the but the greateft part of broke the the nuifion of window and feveral quarries of gJalBJ after which it its way out through the upjjer apartments without S P N E W Came down the for Liverpool and New for Arrived and failed for At Jamaica Spencer from London from ditto and Tobago and from from AttJoiret i from Jamaica j from Georgia and 4ioin Cowes from South Ar the Hariioaze Snow awd Charming Gazzoj from L O N D O Yefterday public notice was given in the Drawingroom at that her Majefty would appear no more till after her fame day Lord Camden was at and flayed for fome During the laft lellions of Parliament his Majefty went five times to the Houfe of Peers j the bills were twice ailented to by commiflions and the number of bills paffed in that was 204 amongll which were more road and inclofure bills than in any preceding Wednefday the Captain Robert Con fecond fon of the Earl of was clefted a Reprefentative in Parliament or the Borough of Orford u ithout in the room of Edward Wednefday fome difpatches arrked at the Earl of Hiliboroughs office from their Excel lencies the Governors of and the Windward Weft India At the fame an exprefs was received at the Admiralty Office from the Commander in Chief of his Majeftys fquadron at It is that a commercial treaty is negotiating between our Court and The Turkifh army broke up their camp and quitted the environs of Adrianopie about the end of and are gone to Silillria have double the number of cannon with them they had in laft A letter Conftantinople mentions that and continue vail in the Imperial Tuefday her Grace the Duchefs of Grafton was delivered a daughter at his Graces houfe in The Right the Lord Mayor being confined in the country by the feverity of the Alderman as ijoctim went yeilerday in to at the feaft of the Sons of attended by three Aldermen and theother Magiftrates being engaged af There were the Archbifhops of Canterbury Hud and fix belides a numerous appearance of the But the cathedral was rather thin of the and compared with former anni wr mis iJuit lauaable It is theoffending Printers lately pre fented an addrefs of thanks to the Lord Mayor for his behaviour towards them anfi that he made the following anfvver That it was not but the laws ef the rights of the that the bbjeils that prompted him to do his duty in the cafe with they were connefted therefore they termed he defired might be con fidered as an indifpenfible acl incumbent upon as and an honeft he could not avoid The granting a Profequi to flop the pro fecution of the is a frefh appro bation Qf all the proceedings of Parliament the Attorney has over civil and asfuch ffefh profecu tions are expefted to iflue in behalf of the Lotd Mayor and Mr Alderman fhould the I Parliament then to ftop the courfe of the confequence may be fatal to the con at on board and leaving the ftup after which they repaired jo the Inn at where they are to Tomorrow Tuefday will vifit the and on it is they embark on board the feme jacht aod proceed in her to Portfmouth and Sir Peter Derrnis extreftiely was incapable of attending their fo that the honours the uble were done by that of St Altons of are to be three of the guardfhips at this The Cornwall of is now unrigging to be paid to undergo a Hfe Majeftys fhip the Portland of which failed fome time fmce for to convoy the Indiamen isihortly It is that the French court has retrench ed the ifiial allowances of her Ambafladors in all the courts in Count de Guigne was the firitvho felt the eifeft of this oeconomical Foote laft Wednefday night in the part of the Devil on Two introduced a witticifm on the policies opened in the Alley on a certain Chevaliers which was received with a by the Tuefday one of the fellows that robbed Hickman and his fbholars at a boardingfihool at cuftbdy at an ale houfe near that As he was conducting to a waiter at foirie of the public gardens thereabouts faw and that he had robbed hiVnof fevenmillings a few nights as be was going Wednefday night two of the perfons con cerned rrrurderof were taken at a n the juft en the point of embarking on in ord6r to go The fame hightatradefmah in fet6rning from was attacked in the fields by two footpads armed with horfe his three xndibineffiyer but they afterwards returned him his Wednefday night were committed to New under a guard Ahdrew Jame and being charged On oath before John Lane and George with being aflembled with a great many armed with and affaulting ijofeph Cuftomhoufe and Tho mas Lyoni an his and refciting from them four bags of run which in the partfh of Giles for the of his Yeflerday twentythree prifoners were tried at e twelve for A th4 C W A G CU E N T E E for the S 4 mi lesdiftant front cacn e will be if tor pMticfthn enquire of the penter 3 Pump in the where feveral may fee heard oft Advowfons and nejt Deputy Thles Snd Qualifications are Able Affiftaats at SchooJs and as at private Tutors in the ClalTics and othef Branckes of and for young Noblemen and may be Occasional Duty on Sundays and Week in Town or will be tiken care of by clergymen of character and ability The notice it much with all the neceffary parricuhrs j and getf tlemep who want fuch duty may depend on the utmoft punftuality in die performance of Tbis Day ivere In Two priceDJ THE BEAUTIES of Regularly felefted fcern each with and Similar Paffigcs from Ancient andModern By W I L L I A M bO D A Late of Clare The poets in a fine phreniy Doth glance from heavn to from earth to heavn And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things the poets pen Turns them to and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and Priated for oppofite Where may be lately The SISTERS orj The Hiftory of Lv cy and CAROLINK entrufted to a in 2 price MEMOIRS of an Unfortunate Youxc returned from Thirteen Years Slavery in where he had been fent by his Cruel A Story founded on 3 price The FRIENDS A Sentimental Hiftory dcfcribing Love as a Virtue as well as in 2 price The DEVJL TURND HERMIT or The Adventures of ASHTAXOTH banifhed from in z price t er a Man of to Mifs daughter of of It is remarkable that lady was child he when he went into in to of who is but in the 28th year of her and this is her fourth hui Arrived and the Neptune fratn Su Croix for MAY the Indran froin Anna tiom from Virginia ftoHJrKorth Carolina j front Extraft of a letter from May This forenoon came up our river from one o the Royal on board of which were the Earl of Lord of the Admiralty the Earl of Ro of State the Earl of a Lord the Kings jBedchamber Lord nd feveral other thtir way they had called Woolwich and where they wefe as alfo at their coming to this were received by Coin mi ffioaer of the yard ajid his as well as by Captains of of officers of a Laft at one of the Scilly the who had the cure of that place for the James of of one of the Vicars of the Minfter and Curate of Michael in the city of in the EdwardFinch Efq brother to the late Earl of Win and Surveyor of his Majcftys private To be S O L D to the Beft Purfuant to the will of HENRY dcceafed the White Hatt in REIG 1 the a8th day of May precifely at fubjedt to fuch conditions as be then and there produced THE or reputed of other wile in the county of Surry 5 and the CAPITAL MESSUAGE or FARM called HA otherwife HATHER and other Lands therewith ufed j confuting of a very convenient and 1 80 three and twelve perches by admeahire ment of and wood in the of and to r with the TIMBER TREES and TELLERS thereon of 41 of and i3z of T J All in ONE The farm and lands are all and fituate about three miles below Mutfield in a fine timber and are now iet to Juhn Halcomb on leafe for 21 yiars from Michaelmas at the yearly rent of I The manor and farm called Hsdrefham are parcel of manor of and held freely by the yearly of the teit animal on and a one years quitrent on death or alienation The immediately after the is to dcpofit per of the For further particulars enquire of Clementj of Kenuvins or of William and Edward of in Nutfield or of The tenant will ftew the valued at upwards At three they went on board the 74 being the Admiral Sir Peter Denniss where their Lordfhi by the Comptroller taSnsbf the Biey were faluted To thbfe who have the CARE Dentift to her Mujcrty and the begs leaveto that he has from long and repeated that one priricipa1 caufe the lofs ofTEETH early in is a neglecl of them when in the ftate of childhood proceeding from an opinion that rkey are too tenderto bearcleaning and thoroughly fenfible that his ESSENCE of IEARL net do the Jeaft the teelh evLn in their tondercflflate the is fo very that it will keep the gums of children from being affected with the will preferve the firft teeth from premature and prevent lliofeDwelled faces and fevere pains in the teeth to which they are fo much fubjett about the time of fiieddinj them it will certainly render the fecond tteth Wronger tnori tontribute very greatly to the beauty andAefervatian of them throughout their whole heWRefore thinks himfeif In liberty to recommend the ufe of his to the directions given with as fyon as the firft ftf jrf is about the age On Tbnrfday the h Injlant mill be p With a Head of the Author elegantly engraved in Twa Volumes price 6d rftHE LlFEofBbNVONUTO A FLORENTINE rnten by himielf in theTulcan traatined from the Origiiialby N U G E N Printed for in Cbvent the accidents of Cellinis which are ex tremely fingular and this public occurrences which happened fpace of 503 ears the characters of Popes andother iovereiga Princes the progrefs of the fine arts in France and Italy iipon the revival of literatu re 5 with anecdotes of the moft and who flourished in that golden age of and many critkifms upon their bouridj LL Tbii Jay ivas j Price or O Q U E T I TheElKnce by Per jjear the bottom of the Hay and iy cppoftte the India in Ltadenhallftrict no wLery in the ENVY its own Containing the adtentures of feveral Gfat Perfonag From a late in the poffefiicn of a gentle famous for his acquaintance with the Great Nullu in orbe locuS Baih pralucet amoeniSi Printed for to oppo fite Spring Charing Crofs and ;