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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 24, 1771, London, Middlesex Price Twopence From OCTOBER to S A T U R D A OCTOBER Sold by B LA in Paternoftetrow where and Letters of LateHigence are taken inj and where thofe who chufcVto be regularly ferved with THIS are to Articles of and Letters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and at the RoyalExchange oppofite bunfti inFleetftrceti at the Corner of in the Strand the bottom of Charingcrofs j the Corner of Charing crofs in New Bondftreet and NO WHERE OCTOBER a who had been came with his gun landed into a publickhoufe at Marking where feveral of his neighbours one of whom laid I lira a wager of a pint of ale he would throw up his hat in the and that he did not hit being at the the gun hung and when he took it from his fhoulder it went off and Ihot BenjaminTheakfton dead on the On Saturday Robert who drove a chaife for of was drowned at together with the was in the and luppofed to be and iriftead atong the the horfes took the Yefterday a poor young about was found hanging on an apple tree in an orchard near this Being out of place for fome h is thought that poverty drove her tpasmmit this herrid On Monday in the midft of a violent ftorm of a fire broke cut at Rufhden in this which confumed ricks of corn and the property ol different per to the full damage of 500 This accident was occafioned by two children playing with fire in a the eldeft of whom periflied in the S H 1 P N E W b Wind Sailed this morning for the river his Majeftys fliip Came down and with the India the for Jamaica for Virginia and for his Majeitys bark Endeavour Kflchj for Jamaica William and Lander for Pool Elizabeth and for Wey mouthj and f Faffed by the Loyal and John and frotn Dunkirk from Peterfrnnxh Prince from Oftend Amitys and from Malaga and from Ga ARRIVALS at the following Ports Tho Britifti frotn at from at O N D O J written to Secretary from the to the Several people liaAtisg lately died a fpotted fever at it had given a frefli to the in but I am fince both by letters from and the moft authentic intelligence I can get thatthere is no peftilential diftemper to prevent the fever from fpreading as much as the Government has ordeied every neceflary precaution taken within the It is faid James Efq late Envby to the Court pf will fucceed Envoy to the Court of Yefterday Sir tawrence fet out from iiis lioufc in for the South of We hear that on Monday a great houfe flopped i payment in the j It is confidently that a certain Paymaster will very Qiprtly married to a certain Dowager I His fkft efcaps of the young lady from the houfe of her nemipal uncle at Woolwich we are in the following manner morning of the day of the elopement the uncle went to the young ladys sbat at order LO prevail on her take charge of In his abfence the young with his having coniultcd refpeSt ing what was to be that at fix Went old gentlemans houfe in fhe made a forcible The yoang who was fib have been married immediately locked j j then went to a neighbouring Juftice j of Peace In the interim the irl was ttken out of the and when the gates were opened to admit the thcmattrofs made his his fword in one and the lady in the and effected their efcape to it is a natural daughter of the late Lord who4eft her a good and her mother the furgeons mates onboard the Admiral s She is now and a The perfon at who is called her uncle at the of Lord As is not related I 1 f youhg lady was brought back to her Heftds on the has pen again away by certain per under the pretence of an wh6 broke tlwrlock of her chamber and parlour accedher out of the In confeqaense of the order his Majefty fince ihe the Poor Knights of Wiodfor lave been fumraoaed to rdide at their refjx6Kve ipartments to the and to attend fervice regu larly in Georges chape a day bare fix months given them to fettle their affairs at their relpeaive places of abode in this The ynderwriters we laree fums ipon the Verelft It is ofTerted that the cargo of the Yerdft which oi and fiaq wiute Wevaried at upwards of It is much to be lamented that a gieater number who had made their fortunes in were returning home to their expecting friends on the than In any other which left Bengal this The packetboat which failed from Dublin for the 8th and was feared to be arrived with the paflengers all after being in the greateftdiitrefs andmorethaii once given up for A correfpondent has fent us the following caition to the public There is at this fet of execrable are known by the name of Swindlers they live about the neiguJwmrhood of Longacre in different h Mifes they have entered into a pretended and mean to be bankrupts in a few It is therefore hoped every one will be upon his how they truft or nego ciate any of their On Wednefday evening a fervant to the late in Foreftreet who was buriad that night was ftopt by three under the gate way leading to the new who demanded his watch and money on his refufal of them fired a piftol which was charged with fome of which grazed his cheek they then took his watch and made The night before ill the brafs knockers and icnobs were ftolcn from the doors in the faine Ydterday a apprentice to a painting the outflde of a on the fecond in fell from his and was killed on the V A corTefpondenthas fent us the following anecdote the mayoralty of Sir Robert at the in the a remarkable trial was expected to come when many people preffed to get into the SwordBearers who were re fufcd entrance without paying a fum of money for earn perfons which was thought unrea as the SwordBearer was obliged to attend the LordMayor to Jamess with a congratulation on fame During the SwordBearers ab his Deputy had an affray with fome of the gentlemen upon which complaint was made to the Judge on die namely Baron Carter with fome ordered the SwordBearers Deputy to be brought in declaring that he would fend him to During the altercation the LordMayor returned into No fooner had he fsated than the Judge told him he Newgate to which the in a manly anil fpirited If you my I would have fetched him back and placed him in his proper was remarked correfpondent that the Judge never came to OldBaileyagain during Sir Roherr The popufaceyefterday prefTedinto the galleries in the and the of the SefHons in fuch and made fo much that the Cqtjrt feveral timesftopt in the bufi nefs and it is a ftop muft be put to this new j A certain who has for fome time paft ap peared in a very genleel manner abowt is to take his trial this leffions at the for ex torfing a receipt frbrn his Yefterday two prifoners were capitally convicted at theOld Rofe for felohioufly ftealing together with John Frcel and Michael who were on Wed nefday convicled of a highway robbery upwards of m two a nineihilling and other Imall and four finall draweis with quan tity of bad the property of John Farq uhar in his dwfelliKg the flgn of the in W John late a clerk at Thomass Hof for felonioufiy forging the acceptance of Ed ward Efqj in a Bill of EX change for purporting to be drawn by one Robert payable to James and publifhino knowing it to be with intent to defraud Robert Two were convicted to be Henry Efq to be Lieu tenantColonel of the third or Kings own renment or Richard Robert Kei a Captain And Flewellin a Lieutenant in theabove regiment Henry Elq5 to be Captain of a company in the 8th or the Kings regiment of And Wil liam to be M The Alleyne of the widow of John of of Efq and grand daughter of who fignalized hjmfelf great ly in the wars of Queen m toMifs of Hack John of Lower to Mils Nancy of At Andrew frfhUa Greenwf11 Pf Jiiq of in only daughter ofthe late Thomas late Refror of At Pancras to Mils or hiS aPartments iard Efq many yean Reprelenta sq Qgeens county in At his houfe at George At his houfc in At near in ofJohn Efq of At widow the late of Thomas relict of at In Thomas formerly a linen draper in but had retired from At Saffron relief of in At his vicarage houfe at in the Thomas Vicar of that and of in At Dept a rHE late affiftant to the of has a large and commodious at in Middefex late m the occupaiion of Lady Tryon and has prepared ir for thereception of young His terms are teaching and and fix guineas entrarw aodh will take care to provide the beft mafters for and every proper Pair will his ff4inolon Monday the As highly prejudicial to my has been in refpeft my conduct on Thurfday I find myfelf under the nccfiity of publicly denying I neither encouraged the unhappy into which the Oentlemen were I ufed every method my powrr to check their violence and gave them th molt I will juft re prefentatin of my competitors Fcr the piopriety of my I appeal to every perfon who me that 7 SAMUEL TICKETS and SHARES are now felling in ciiat By F L E T C H E R and At their Piccadilly or at their Office end of The above offices have Keen reirnrkable for and many capital in paft Lotteries where the moll correfl Rcxuler and Books are and every thing rciative the Lottery be with the grearert care and p the Prizes purfuant to A6t of without my The Shares are now felling at the following low prices An Half 6 18 A Quarter 3 9 An Eighth i 15 A Sixteenth A Tbirtyfecond 09 A Sixtyfourth 04 FLETCHER and late Proprietors of the OfEces at and the btter to accom modate their numerous opened an Office at JAMES on the and at in the Taunton where Tickets and Shares may be hid in as treat variety duo in immediately on the receipt of any good notes or payable in London or and the if punctually paid agrse able to duely anfwered and all kinds of Government Securities bought or fold by Alfo money advanced to the and fuch perfons as are intitled to certain upon reafonable with difpatch and Tickets and Shares Infured from Blanks during The Lottery begins drawing the igth of By the K I N G s This Day was Necejfory for all A NEW in Offava J of The New Whole Duty of Containing The Faitb as well as P raa ice ofaCnRisTiAN madt tajy for the Prafiice of the frefeat as the Old Wbslt Duty of Man was fiefigncd for thofe unhappy Times in which it was written and fupplying the ARTJCLFS of the CHRIS TIAN itpick wanting in that Ejfentlally nectffary to W I T H DEVOTIONS proper on feveral A N D A Help for the Reading of the Holy By Afiignment from the Executors of the late Edward printed ONLV for JOHN at the Kings in near WarwickLane and fold by all the Bookfellers of and Tbit New Whole Duty of Man printed in is Price In large Am in fmall and is with the fame Allowance as the OLD Wtalt Duty of Man to thofe Gentlemen and who out of a tender Regard to premote the eternal Welfare of their Poor and Neighbours and are difpofed to give them The fame may be had in neatly with a curious Set of WHEREAS it fcith been raalicioafly reported by fames at the Angel at Bar my prejudice are now infected witjt the and t vvas obliged to fend fijc away with the fame 1 declare that this report is totally falfe j arid that daring the term of years I have been in been fo as never to have had a m 3 CSl BlackBull ALL and every the Tenants within thfe of Havering Abbe in the county or or their Under in his Majeftys required to pay or caufe to their feveral QmtRents due at Michaelmas laft pafV together with all and that are become due within the faid on the firft in NovttnSer in the at the Ofcck and Hell Fnn at and to bring with them their laft acquittances 5 li the fame will be levied by the Kings with Dated this 23d day of WILLIAM THE Creditors of EDWARD of in the of are hereby defired ts fend an account ef their refpeftive both as to his real and perfonal unto Thomas and William both of Birmingham to whom the eftate and efiefts of faid Edward Sher wood are afiigned and conveyed for the benefit of his And all perfons who indebted to the faid Edward Sherwood are hereby required immediately to pay their refpeclive debts to the faid Hatlley or or they will be To be by At Ansford near on Monday the zSth of and the following which will heiin each day atten THE MANORS of ANS and with divers Free and Copyhold ESTATES and others in the pariflies of Ditcheat and all lying and in the county of To be put up in different diftinguifhed in the which may fe had of in Pauls Church London in Salilbury Book in at Wells ac Dorfet William at who fhevv the and at Am ford CaftleCaryis fituate in the moll pleafant part of 36 miles from 28 from 36 from 12 from 12 from 8 from 7 from 4 from sue 20 frorn all good and On the laft day of fale put up three parts out of the four of the above large and extenuve manors of Cartle and with the and appurtenances thereunto be InnginB fnrtall copyholds OH and three By the KINGS This Day was A New carefully Corrected and of THE New Weelis Preparation for a worth Receiving the L O R D s S U P P E as Appointed and Recommened by the Church of With fuitable Directions for a devout Behaviour the and for a moft beneficial and effectual Joining with the Minifter in the Office of To which are Prayers for Morning and to be ufed either with a or in Private alfo Prayers for other Be Careful to That the extraordinary Demand there has been of late Years for this Excellent has lately induced fome Bookfellers to alter Other Weeks that they might the more imperceptibly obtrude them upon the Public in its Stead For theFuture to diftin guifli all fach Alterations and you need only that this NEW Weeks Preparation is the that was ever publifhed by the KINGS AU the AUTHOR of the New Whole DUTY of And is by Alignment from the of Edward printed only for John at the Kings Arms m near WarwickLane and fold by all the Bookfellers of GreatBritain and Where may be The Second Part of the NEW Weeks Price i n i To be SOLD by AUCTION At BerJons in on Thurfday the cth day of December at three oclock in the rpriE Fee and Inheritance of the MANOR and LORDSHIP of COMBR VWLEIGH in the county of fituate abo Jt 16 miles eaft of the of one mile and within the diftance often miles from other confiderable markettowns is furrounded by turnpike and in a good neighbour The manor is of the yearly value of and up about of which is now in and die relidue on for determmable on and three under certain referved rents and herriots the following being the 6thof December will be at the fame plice The MANOR and LORDSHIP of WOOLVERSTONE in the panfli of in the faid county of the yearly value of and about 162 of which u in demefne and well and the rtfidue on leafcs for and three under certain refrved refits and Thefe manors are fituate in a good have extenfive and very advantageous commons tor and are within the diftanoe of mile frora each For further1particulars apply to William in London in Exeter or in Devon or to Mr John of or Jethro m Woolverftone who will Aew the Tbit Day was Price ft itched A NEW being the of A R M IN E and A Legendary In two By EDMUND Fellow of Magdalen Printed for at in Where may be juft Langhornes Fables of the 3d price Original printed from a manufcript written in the time of Oliver Cromwell price i This Day Price NUMBER Confining the Heads and Lives of Oliver and General Ireton Andnext Saturday will be publifhed NUMBER Containing Generals Lambert and Flectweod HOUBRAKENs HEADS and BIRCHs LIVES of 108 Illuftrious at Ludiateftreet fucceflbr to the lale Knapton takes this opportunity of acquainting the that having near 200copies L the late Birchs Lives and Characters of 108 Illullri Perfons of handfomely primed in vo on demy and alfo having many very imprefiions of fome of the plates Heubrakens worked OR imperial formerly fold at i 3 u head j he now propofes republifhing this valuable the very moderate The whole work will be comprifed in 54 numbs number containing two with their at price of and will be regularly and fent to the houfes of thofe who order them7I v Complete few of this work may be bound in one 7 folio j alfo fome few fees on imperial ;