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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 10, 1771, London, Middlesex fL o Price Twopence From TH S D A A D y by in Where of Intelligence are taken in and vHlere who chufe 10 be regularly ferved with n THIS r aad Letters from are alib received and at he in FleetSrect at the Corner of the j the of j y i OCTOBEX A F F A V R the Marquis de Monteynard hath been placed at the head of the department of that Miniver hath eminently diftinguiflied himfelf as the father r the and the protector fuel among the military as have fignA Uzed themfelyes the Edvrard Robert Man was no Kings favice j as will appto by the two fo are gnadyfe of that much maijned and came to one of his audiences lately when the went to andaflted him The foldier To may adtnitted into the hofpital of my I am quite covered with the wounds J have received in Minifter granted and made him a gratification befides 5 he then called one of his and ordered him to conduft the foldier to one of the coaches belonging to the and carry him to the A QuarterMailer being lately at an audience of the above Miniftsr among a great number of officers of fuperior the Mmilter calledhim to afld after a few moments ion with the Marques faid to the I am going to fatisfy tkis man whofebufiuefsis more urgent any otlier perfons and I will then return to s H tf N S w Arrived the Great from Madaira Surmaa Ann and Moore Kendall Countefs of Emn feam Crift and Ann asd from Jamaica Lord and from Virginia fron the Grenades Taylor from CapeFare Lovely from An tigua and from Remain the India and hip as Hatred by the iCing from LUbon from Onega from ARRIVALS at the following Ports from the from froin at from at from at from at from from at from at frotrj at Clara and frjm at from at John and from at Golden from at from at from at from at Soutb At a Court of held yefterday at mintttesof the lali Court ware minutes contained a refolutiqn of the Livery on the of June laft That a piece of plate of value be preiented to the Right Honourable Brafs LoriMayor and to the Aldermen Wilkes and each ajjiece of plate of valuej as a of the Livery of Lon don to thofe worthy for leadyand firmfupport of their liberties and franchifes in times of fuch alarming Deputy Paterfon fake of faTicacy and was by Deputy Elta that this ffueiliori be adjourned until tUe expiration of the Mayoralty of the prefent After fome debate in which Alderman Townfend took a confiderable mare the queftion was On tngupof there was fo near an that it could not fce determined on which a divifion was And Deputy Paterfon and Robert Wilfon were appointed tellers for the ad And John Efq and Stephen Camm againft the On the report being made from the there were For the Peers Kennett Alfbp Halifax Townfend The Alderman and Alderman did not For the Samuel Deputy j William and Charles Edward and Thomas Bifhopfgate John Richard and Jobfj Bifhopfgate William and Sa John and John William and John Ells Nicholas Frifqueft John aa4 v John v James John j Henry Parker Francis Deputy James Walton Thomas aud William John Ditto John John John Farringdon John and Charks George Thomas Matthew Pat Robert and James Philip William arid Robert Moftfs William Richard Richard John and Againft the Willhim Plomer and John Jeremiah Jofeph James and John Charles Edward George and Henry Luke Staveley and Samuel Baughah and Jacob Harris and Robert Siddall William John Stephen Lainfhy and Thomas Cripplegate Henry and Henry Whi K Ditto Ed Banner and John John Greenwood ahd John Thomas Charles Thomas and John Ditto Thomas Jofeph Spar John Bateman William John William William ana John James Sharp and Humphrey George JohnPiper and Richard Henry William James Samuel and Charles Jofeph and Thomas A letter from wrete the Cham berlarin on the receipt of the freedom in a gold agreeable to the refolution of that was ordered to be entered in their The LordMayorlaid before the Court an account of his proceedings touching the encroachments lately difcovercd by his examination of ftate of the river and they would appoint a Committee to confider of theprofecutions that inight be prcrger an appointment of a Committee was niade and they were irapowered to direft ftich proftctitiohs mentioned in the faid reprefentatfon as be advifed nhd think and to draw on tie Chamber for fuch Aims as be wanting on the occafion nnd it an inftruclion to the farwe Committee to enquire into inconveniencics that have arifen or may arise tothe of the river by the preientmode of We have beenfavoured with thefollowing Yerterday at a Court of Commoncouncil the Watchrate was fettled for the year As foon as that bufmefs was the LandMayor read the adjourned motion of the upon which a filehce of fome minutes wlien Deputy Paterfon role and as his Lordmip was in the he thought it Would be more delicate towards him to uiii the ctfnfideration of it to the next and moved fuch adjournment accord Reynolds then rofe and fpoke againii the compimentixig the gentle men for whom the cups were and hoped there was not a man io hardened as to give his vote The queftion was then put on the holding up of hands thenumbers appearing the LordMayor the hands to be held up again the doors not being five members came into the Court upon which fome confufion and an objection being made totheir as they were not prefent when the queftion was Alder man Townfend propofed it fhould be confidered as a new that thofe might have an opportunity of fpeaking their fentiments and giving their which was agreed and the quettion wns accordingly Townfend then got up and he could apt the queftion pate without fpeaking his fentiments j thafhYfincerely wfthed as he preveriteel fo painftil a debate this mult that tiie queftion whetlier the of City of London fhould divide the cafli of the Tbatif he was the only he would giye upon that queftios his nega tive to it i but he not confider it as an acl of the Lively of though there had been fsve ral Committees to fettle the other parts of the nefs of the it had beea never to any one till the mimitev it was propofed by tho yefyreipeiStaWithhimfelFj was nor much either in the City or that no man the Magifttates who Really ailed upon their more than tie or was more ready to pay them compliments but if there a man who acled jipon other who was a party in perjury and collufive that fpfar from deferving that he was unworthy to continue among As to the pre he fhould certainlyvote for wifiied the motion had been to adjourn the bufindfs i fine die it was unbecomiHg that Court ever to debate upona bufmefs which they could jaot into execution without difgracing or to of givjngfhat to tlieir which np jaoneftiflan cauld whh to Townfend that ope of the Aldermen did not merit a and that a certain perfon had been guilty of coUufion jathebufiQefs and made one of them gfoilty of whicli ought to be imputed to then called on Tawnfend to name him in the face of the and declared that what the Alderman alluded to was an a falfhood paralleled by what the Alderman did laft when he went down with a to on purpofe to tell Bel las the other impudent that Reynolds had given him for his intereft to fucceed the Town Townfend made no reply to Alderman caufed a tumult in the and one of the Commoncouncil defiredthey riot be interrupted with bufmefs that did hot relate Wilfon he hoped they would put a negative upon the for if they fjiould oncemake fuch a the Chamber of London would foon be craving patriots would never be wanting to mare the elhites of the City of London but if they were determined to give he hoped they would add balls to Se veral gentlemen were for making them cups of and fetting them with diamonds but upon the di vifion there appeared 61 for the 59 On Wednefday evening there was a numerous meeting of the friends of William Efq now LordMayor at the Kings Arms tavern in when it was nemine to prefent their thanks to the LordMayor and She for behaviour on the late which was drawn and figned by the Committee who laftweek attended his Lordfhip and yefterday morn ingit was prefented to his and the follow ing isa copy thereof Kings Anns 9 The friends of the Right the LordMayor elecl prefent their refpecls to the Right the Lord and return their thanks to his Lord jhip for his obliging anfwer to their meflage of the inftant and for the effectual care in con fequence by his with the concur rence of the to fecure the public and the freedom of on the late Signed by John James Bogle William Francis A mefTage of the like import was fent to each of the After the above thanks were agreed Chair complimented the gentlemen on the fuccefs of their meetings in behalf of their new elected and informed that the LordMayor elect was in the houfe upon which it was defired that his Lordihip might be His Lordfhip foon expreiled his thanks for the great aflifhuice he had received from the friendfhip of the fcveral refpeftable m etings that had been held in that place and concluded his fpeech with that the doors of the Manfion houfe mould be open to the citizeas of and that they ftiould have free acqefs to the mafter of The Sheriffs of London having received many ano ftymous pointing outabufesand malpraclices of the officers in their have given public that they are at all ready to attend at in to enter into every proper anSto afford every redrefs in tlieir Wednefday the place of Upper City Marfhal was fold before the Committee of City to of at the price of 1900 His Royal Highnefs Prince his Majeftys third is extremely indifpofed with the hooping cough at The laft letters from Paris that the Due de fome time fmce refufed taking the com mand of the troops in is baniJhed to Sa in the foreft of They write from that the King of Denmark has juft publiflied an which allows a V polacresj agd the other a at he i Leghorn that very frequent on that j ftvferat been loft among Ur6 a and theOmphale Ruluan man of wai df 70 gofci 1 In a figned dated Reading it is The account lately publiftwdin aperiodical gaper concerning the is and hot j On Wednefday of paid for the purchsfe of threCfouiffis of the property of Saders that the greateft Lady In this kinedomr Samuel Edward de Benjamin Richard William Henry bounty of ioa ducats on every fhip load of im ported into that till the end ef December Advices from Vienna that the King of Prufiia is coining three millions of ducats at of the lately arrived here from Jamaica came through the and fays that he a large fhip on which he fuppofe4 to be a SpanHh man of war that time after he was on and that at midnight he blew There u f 01 who is a fine and very fondef obferred onWednefday night to one of the Ladies while the audience fung God fave the the houfe rung with that fhe the moft agreeable concert fhe ever heard in her Yefterday morning a performer of ranlcMn the theatrical world was arrefted for a confiderable fum and conveyed to a fpurjgingluoufe near It is faid he has accumulated t debts to an aftonifhing in confequence of being concerned in the management of a certairi When Captain made his efcape out of the dow at Barnet on Friday in his iiwaA about four oclock in the and it ncrw that he got under a where he co vered himfelf up and lay in that condition fill nine oclock the next night being by this ftarved for want of he crept out in order to beg protellicn in the rirft houfe he could it though entirely unknowo that he came to the fame houfe he had arid is now under the care of of his being much torn by crofting the hedges In that naked The who had advanced hisi money to purchafe his commiflion own regi called the next day upon his and di refted him to inform that he flvould have leave to fell Yefterday about part of the bridge at Cher which has long been in a fell The middle arch is entirely gone noitripedK is done to the bufinefs of craft there as a clear is left through one or two of the Very fortunately no paffengers were going over at the time of the The high winds of and Tuff day have done a great deal of damage through the whole county of Surry about Epfom fcarcS an apple is to be feen OH the trees feveral oaks have been blown and a ftack of cliimnies at a fell through the quite to the ground floo but happily did nodamagf fc as all the family were WedneHiay a youth about fourteen was tried before Sir John at and was fentenced to be tranfporteci for life on his leaving the he thank Sir for dn my es you have faved me from the Laft Tutfday evening wife of cl in Lombard going along the was met by two farmers juft come out of an old man and a young one when the former took her up in his arms and threw her into the without any provocation by which one of her legs was The men were both fecured and carried before a who committedthem to The young man yefterday gave 200 bail for his but the other whs not permitted Monday Mifs of returning from thiough was ftoppedby a young fellow in a green who robbed her of half a guinea and ibme and made off over the Wednefday night a was found dead in a ditch in Georges fields he proves to be a mafter breeches maker in and is fuppofed to have been robbed and there appearing feveral marks of violence about his Robert to a Cornetcy in the f urth regiment of The Lady of Charles Efq delivered of male at his houfe in Berkeley MARK Robert Efq of Mcrtimer to Mils Mary of of to Mifs of Robert hofier and carpet of Chifwell to Mifs of At Hornfey Captain Robert of the Royal to Mifs of the Me of At his houfe at Francis Efq formerly a brickmker in Tottenhamcourt but had retired with a fortune of he was found his At Lz aged was in tiie battle of the At widow of the jolm At his houfe in Old William at at whiUicr went the day before on a Mifs daughter of brandy mer in the many years head beadle of Maryle At her houfe at Ann Law were three other two of which appeared to be in ;