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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 31, 1771, London, Middlesex From OCTOBER to NOVEMBER in Paternofterrow where Advertifemcnts aad Letters of nteliJjeace taken in j tfid where rfidfe who chufe to be jegularlf Served with THIS Art to c and Letters are alfo received by atxl the RnyalEJathange oppOfirc DanftanS eetftfeet at Corner of U bottom of Mar tins1 Charingcrofs aiid NO WHERB C O if N T R Y N E W OCTOBER OMMODORE who was lately appointed a Cora at the Navy in the room ef Robert Efq is now appointed Commif fioner of this in the room of who goes to the Board by Hanway quitted the yard this day and Commiffioner Proby made his appearance here this Sailed from hence the Salif bnrv roan of fat the rivej and the Capt for theJtfediterrweanrj tte Rofe and the Senegal loop of war both for Tbfr to be paid in makiiig out their divi c raid very well judge how S H 1 P N E W S WihJ down and with all the the for Penfacela for Jamaica for the Grenades and France for Remains the India GR Iaffcd by the from ARRIVALS at the following Ports Kin from at frdm at from at Soup la De from at Sooth Wednefday there was a very numerous GeneralCourt of theProprietors of EaftIndia at their houfe In fpecial The Di the chair at twelve oclock after the Clerk as read up from the minutes of the laft the Chairman acquainted the Court tf that the purpofe of that Court being at the re queft of ten he if it was their pleafure their letter fhould be The Court this the for the call of the was iigned by Sir George Cole Lawrence and eight The bufmeft being thus Sir George Cole ferooke rofe and that as he was one who de manded a General it was neeeflary for him to himfclf that He then thatthough entifelyon tte confidence of in ftrftciag the hft yet as he had heard that there was one of their Directors who in opinion from the reft of his he thought it neceflary to have a Ge neral Court to hear his and have affair fully He complained of the unfleaJy con duct of fome who often changed their opi nioas that it reflected on the lability of their and that one of the moft cele brated men of the laft age Chillingworth was much leflened for changing fo often his religious princi He then defcanted largely on the abrufe of anonymous paragraphs relative to EaftIndia commented on a papsr under the fignature of fiid thefe matters fhould be totally as they were generally fabricated by ike llfbtherfe of Avhofe only aim was plunder and devaftation for his the Confederates of Poland prevailing 0ver tlie or a taken on operated vary littlewith him j he had till a good of the public and would continue his property in them without the leail as another of the Gentlemen who a call of the fuppoited Sir in alTertinff the little firefa that fhould be laid on re ports wimout doors faid he was totally an unin fluenced and appealed to one of the to his hid not fum not lefs than ftock fame years when he voted for a fiscreafe of Manfhip then and after very madeftly for troubling the Court on that bcgjjcd offer his reafons for diffenting from his brethren of the He firft that in ftating the dividend they had nothing to gr by but the aimual which was often falla and sould not be depended on tlfru the rtrily xvay of and judging of the true ftate ofthe Companys was from the cajh in the prefent as not pro perly made the credit fide being carried clown to the firft wefik in whereas the debtor fide was continued only to November next ifcere were feveral blanks yet to be filled which de pended on the produce of the and till thefe blanks were filled it was impbffible to form a jult eftimate of what the Company could afford that there were a great drU of ftores in the ware houfes at no more coujd be expected till Mtrch next therefore he fo large a dividend ihaf per could not be made jood without incurring a debt of to go He he had the misfor tune of in his opinion j as a Di ailing for the good of he look ed upon it as a made on him by his cori fcience that hefUould acT in the manner he by entering a proteft againft their proceelings ahdil there had been one Direelorsi inftead tff he would have done the lame He then referred to fume he had to the previous tastheiaft neral A debate enfued on tKe proptiety of reading thflfe in which Mauftiip and the Chainnan bore a principal it was at hft they fhould be read alohg wjth the which was accordingly and pucported little more than a repetition of what Mr Manlup juft Matters being thus difpoftd Chairman re plied to Manfhips firft arguments in decreale of He that intro ducing the cafli account was very on ac count of the impoflibility of filling up the blanks with precifion till after tlie fales were over that the annual account was always reckoned a furficient guide for the as fVom that they matters rcood with from the debts they and the fupppfed produce of the He like wife aflured tUe that their alTairs in a more profpercus way than laft year hat there were worth of goods in their ttore after enabling them to pay off anold debt due to the Bank and which uood in no need of paying off if they did not think proper would ftill leave a residue in their He concluded with defining them to make themfelves eafy on the fcore of being obliged to borrow money from as he laid there would be no manner of occafion und in for the truth of his affcrtion to the laft letter from dated in February and received in Auguft which gave a very Dtisfailury detail oi the Companys This very favourable account was received with great eclat by the C urt in genera bins doubted the directors being particularly mid They were unanimous in That an in fpection iato the cajb account was abfohitdy necef fary for the Directors to form by that the annual account proved a did feveiTii Ictt receive gavi favourable ace Hints o the A our affairs at the Old wiych has occafioned a cdDlnefs the At the meeting ofthe Bill of Rights on Tuefday 16 gentlemen were ballotted for and elected j aid feveral others were put in The Members L now upwards of Yefterday the Purfer of the Lord Mansnel Eaft late Angus from Bengal and came to the Eaftfndiahoufe with the news of the above fliips arival off She failed from the z6th of March on voyage out The above fhip faijed from Helena the a8th of Auguft and left there the Egling from and the True from who were to fail from thence in a taey to vecy thcs were at rie tine in perilous Jonuft i that fii conduit o Manhii was laudible in tiie and compliment ffn victors that he a Id few ce of f ids that his fore be attended and begged uim folid advantages of the Company a porary The h growing and the Sir George Cebrn k for approving the opiai of tie triking the laft divulen at izf ner c turning them thanks for a with oppofition at laft it was agree I be o a ballot for a future day in he Daectors gave that on he ballot fhould begin for this at oclock in the and eulat and Court The Speakers on this occafion Sir George Sir James und Fra It that a days ago aW Lord Mar and two city j it t In JameS in Ih Oxford Parr fome time ago a hatter and fwovd 5ii Fleet And the nextdaydied his relicl of John for merly an apothecary wife of Captaia of Ch late of the Lord died off the of Good If The i iore from arrived fafe at Helena of The from is fafe arrived at The Elizabeth and from London to is up on the coaft of and all the crew excepting two perfons who were on ftiore By accounts arrived onWednefdayiaft from Senegal we th it the crew of a Dutch called the Prince of Van were all cut off by the on the Gold This misfor tune is reported to urife from Mieris taking liberties with one of the miftreiTes of a Negro Pi incre whcm he had invited on with his to an A letter from a gentleman at neaf Lan They there lately dated October On the we were vifited with the far greatett inundationever known in the memory of theoldeft which has made a molt melancholy havock 1 fad devafta tion in this and the adjacent parts of the county many individuals have fuitaiiicd intolerable loffes what is ftill nisre bme lives The fine finHe arch bridge at Wermington was entirely beat dotvn by the viole ice of that impetuous andtwi men and a who were cafualiy crofling the bridge at the time of its perifhed in the water amsngft the ruins thereof if is alfo faid tin a iiknir is fome Isoufes and tnuch corn Uvept awayoutof that A rarnvr at Ahittington had four acres of fine corn c riic raprdiry of asid anorticr at fix which harcd the fame fate and nothing of and much lofs of Many in and about Caton have very none efcaping fome anv connections near the Attlebeck and that it deftroyed uithiii reach rapid Extntff of a Letter framtfic hey write from tbat arrived from Peterfburg wirh jiew propojiik ror the Court of Ruflia njt haying approved of thofe before made by the Porte That the Court of though it does perfe 511 y relifli ipme of the fent a courier with them to Conftan and will detain the other courier till his re in order to carry the anfwcr of the Porte im mediately to The coUtsnts of thefe ar ticles are kept very They write from that fome pafqui hades have appeared more than thofe which were pubiifhed fome time Tiiey are par ticularly ainied againft the Governors of the Rejmb and fome of the principal perfons are fati rized very The of has proofed a reward of locio ducats to whoever will dilcover the per fons concerned in illufing Sricher j and the Magiftrates of where affair happened haveoffered 300 florins on the fame A report prevails that the author of the attempt abovementioned is A perfon lately appeared at the who himfelf a Prince of and he has been in troduced to the Pricne Stadtholder but it is the general opinion that he is an illuftrious of a Utter from dated Yefterday died in this at his lodgings near the in Jean Louis de C after receiving the facratnent ant extreme made confeJfion before a notary that he had received five thoufandlivresfrijui the F to inlift imo the Swift regi or Dutch regiment of as a private fol and at the firft review to take an opportunity of firing at the Stadthoider with French Wan fays he is a nsfiveof province and he lived here many months in a very eXtiva gant Bytbe rtxt packet you fhali receive a copy of his Every one mrft recollcot a review attheHti hcrfes darted for tint w j of the iiipplied with therefrom are euliiely Ar races rcfterday the Noblemen and Gjntleniens fubfcription plate of wDn Parktrr3 clitihut hich tie tiiirtl The Mailer or have come ro a Folow Commoners flnU tie fame ruleswith other Uuder that no one be permitted to keep a in Tke hue a fliort time efore his at tlie particular requeit of fat toan emi nent it painler for his which was tranf mitted foou after to that celebrated fent the Doctor a handone diamond ring in Tuefday laitone Simon Clarke was apprehended xind brought before Juftice at Shad for breaking open the d vellinghoufe ot at and dealing a pair of Ihoc bucklfs and feveral other things he is an old and has often been tried at the He has im peached two of his wham the Juitice had apprehended that with fevernl aad in particular with robbing the near End field tbey were all committed lor further examina tion next WednefUay morning fome villains broke into the houfe of in Wyche and ftjle from thence fix filk witk linen and other wearing to the value of and Wednesday evening two men went into a chandlers flaOp in Weltmi nicer kept by when one of held hand over whilft the other took a and fame filmoqt of the Yefterday nine prifoners were tried at the Old five of whom were caft for one to be and three The Lord Chancellor has presented the Sampfon to the rectory of Weft in At Margarets Sir Charles to Mife of At of dauuhter of the late Sir Thomas of John in the Africiand Jamaica to Mifs of John of to Mils Mary of Tottenharpcourtroad Ealt THE Court gf DirecJors of the United Campari of Mtrchantsof trading to tbt Eafi Inditft da hereby give itttite That a if the faid Compaxy will bt held by at tbfir Houfe Ht Leadfnhalh on WeAneftAy of fro A detiirminstion by ballot of That it is the opinion of tins that ths Court bf in recommending to the Pro prietors tbe continuance of the preient dividend on their capital have acted confidently vtftiT the duty they owe the and this Court do accordingly approve the refolutions they to upon that fubject and refolve that the of this Court be returned totheift far flieir coa d udt in that important NAVIGATION from the TRENT the Trifi Company of Proprietors of this tion hereby pive That they jpropofe to borrovr the fum of ao on the crerirt of this and the imd duties from thenee purfuant ro the powers of an made in the ioh year of the reign of his prefent at an imereft of per which will he paid in preierence to any to be to the agreeable to diruflions af the fiid The fum of proprietary ftock flie company hath been expended in this which is completed Kr the lull length of 58 of which 48 arq Pf rfor wHiing to advance all or anypart of tMe faid se Heiired to apply to and in Colaian London Francis Efq in Lichfield in Sttfford i or Clerk to the in NewcsftleimderLine be SOLD by Public A U G T I O In feveral befoie Ulmitmas of which timely notice will be givn in this A Goad at prefent divided imo two with a walh or brew garden with a pond of ftabie f fojr and other convenient a tiled barn of four a yard pond for an orchard near three and three clofes of rich part and other part rjear the containing zt acres 01 thereabouts fituatd high road ai the Hyde iri within fvx miles in occupation of George the who will fliew the may be had of Whifhawj in StapleTnn and or in Chelmf in ETcx and of Williart in Laursnee in D E V O N S H IR ZV To be SOLD by At Berlons in on Thurfday the 5th day of December at three oclock in the HE FeeSimple and Inheritance of thet MANOR and LORDSHIP of in the county of fituate j 6 miles eaft of the city of one mik from and within the diftahci or ten miles Irom ferrra other confideraWe markettosvns is furrounded by and in a good The manor is of the ytarly vatue of and ili of which is now in and ihe rciiJue on for deternnable en and refciVed rents and ths followin five 6ih of will be the fame The MANOR and in the pariCh of in the faid value of and about of which ij in demefne and well an3 the on lesfes for and thres under certain referved rents and hen Thefe manors are fituate in a good fporting extenfive anci very advantageous cotimens for and are within the of One mile irom each For further parciculnrs apply to Wilibm London in Exeter or in fo of or Jethro in who will hew K E N George At a Meeting of the Com mil tees on behalf of the H 6 PLANTERS within the Eaftern and Weftern divifion ct this to cunfider ol the mofteficfua for preventing the unlawful Importation of HOPS of FOREIGN ciilOVVTH into tins it was folded as in That if is the opinion of thefe the moft effectual method foi he of Hops of Growth intu thU wiii be to vfive a fewarrf kt rhe rate of TEtf POUNDS ptr weight to any pufn who inill give information of fuch Hops whkh iTiuij hs fo unlawfully lo ihit tne be arid condemned to be paid out of a fund 10 be eftaitiiiied tor diat That fuch fund be raifed by a Toluntary con tribution of one ftiilllng per acre for everyacre of hup prciind in each parilh in to DC pairl by the Ihnter to the or fome othfer proper cf fuch who are requeued to receive the Time arid to pay the contribution fuch pariibei as Je wkhirrtire Eatlerndivifron of this county unvo George of the city of and of fuch pariihcs as lie rhe cJjvjJjui of this county unto Thomas of Maidftone ire appointed Treafurers to receive fhQ fame and be applied from time to time for the purpofes Committees Mrv John in appointed byj die 19 informatians of Foreign unlawfully Impound as to dte what ihall be necefiary thei R ;