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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 14, 1771, London, Middlesex vening L 5 N E O j Price Twopence From S A T U R D A SEPTEMBER to TJJ E S D A SEPTEMBER Sold by tt in Paternoiierrow where Advervftmcnts Letters are taktfn in ind where thofe who crsiife to be ferved are Articles of andLetters from are alfo received by fAefftii RICHARDSON snd at the i pppofite Dti in FleetRreet at the Corner of t the bottom of Marrics CWmgcrofs i ttic of ChsrjngtFofs in and NO WHERli MO ND A Y SEPTEMBER From the LONDON for account of the form and on delivering bis letter to Nabob Subab of the Car natick Mid the ceremonial obferved on iirvefting John Lindfajf iuitl the tftfigas of the mofl Honourable and Military order of ibe at the near the nth ef SARLY in the morning all the ofokers of his Mfcjefrys hips Stag and that could be fpaired from and feveral of the gentlemen of the fattle civil and mili aflerubled at Sir John Lindfeys in Fort About eight oclock four Khans of the prefence waited on to compliment in his HighnefVs and to conduit him to the At the fame time a eompany of the Nabobs ieapoys were fent to fcrve as z and to lead the The proceflion then began i The bearing his Majeftys letter in a bag of rich gold itpon a velvet cufhion rich ly laced Sir John the officers of his Ma jeftys and the gentlemen of the both civil and in and other with as much regularity as circumftances would Beyond the gates of the fort the pro ceflion was met by feveral of the Nabobs ftate ele richly cloathed and dreffed fome of them bearing fome and others a df performers on feveral ntufiCal On meeting the they madi a wheel inarching in played all the after the manner of the The whole from the Governors gardens to the Nabobs which is about half a lined on both fides with who received the proceflion with preferred the drums beating a the officers and the colours drop as his Majeflys Miniter He was on the road by Kharioodan the Nabobs ibn LHaw f Modar al Mulck received him at the arid limits the Durbar where the waited for embracing led him to the His Majeftys letter was then with ex preffions fuitable to the The Nabob re ceived it with the utmoft exprefling himfelf in the higheft terms of for thatdiltinguilh ing friendfhip with which his Majefty was pleaied to honour him He then delivered it to Sir Johns Se who read it to an immenfe concourfe of feveral gentlemen of the and aim Oil thewbole fettlement Nazir was then pre the which is an offer of as a congratulatory after the cuftomof India and his Majeftys fhips which had been previously flattened in full view of tke Durbar fired each a The Nabob then retired leading Sir John to a private attended by IKS Modur al Malck and he prefented him with a very rich drefs of gold made after the European with the flar upon the left of which he requefted his as the moil honourable mark of fefpeft to his and friendfhrp to his according to the cuftom ofhis At the fame time he put a ring upon with feveral titles en graved in is the way of conferring digniti s in His Highnefs then left him with the two young his re turning to the refumed the as his Majeftys reprefentative upon which the Stag and falutedthe Sovereign with twentyone guns The proceflion then and proceeded from chamber to the fouth door of the Nabobs in the following order Chubdahrs of the Durbar to clear the The gentlemen of the two and One of the gentlemen of the carrying a Perfian translation of his Majeftys His Higlmefss European The Captains and Lieutenants of his Majeftys and Captain of two and Sir John Lindfays carrying the enfigns of the Order on a large gold Abdul Waehab the Nabobs and his Highnefts two youngeft Si John fupported by Modar al Mulch on Jthe and Khariooden Cawn on the After this manner they proceeded round the part of the Nabobs till they came in front of the whick faces to the and is a fine fpacious the top of which U fupported by a double row of and the approach to it is by a flight ef fteps the foil extent of the The who led the proceflion as they mounted the ftps leading to the opened to right and placing themfeives on each The geatlemen of the prefence placed Jlis Majeftys lettsr upon a richly and co vered with cloth of ftanding on the risht of the Sir Johns Secretary placed tbc su Order upou the When Sir fflpporreJ by the two young came in full view of where the Nabob wasfeatetl as his j with all his Khans and Great of Stice about they made a low reverence to fte which his Highuefs the middle of the they made another re and on advancing to the Mufaid a third the Nabob bowing each His Highnefs then commanded his Majdys letter to be read in Perfian whichbeing he arofe from the and ftsnding deired the Knight eleft to kneel which being ae took the ribbon in his and put it over Sir Johns with thefe words name of ray very good friend the King of Great whofe inoft facred perfori I have the honour to reprefent on this I inveft you with theenfigns of the moft honourable and military Order of the Bath His Highnefs then pnt the coHar of the tlie Knight neck and defifing him to rifej addreffed him in a very elegant fpeech in which his European Secretary read in as follows His moft gracious and moft excerlent Majefty the moft illuftrious King of Great upon fo many honouied me with parti cular marks of his royal friendfliip and having thought proper to appoint by efpecial com to reprefent his moft facred as So on the prefent occalion give mj leave to tell his Minifter Plenipotentiary in and Commander in Chief of his mips in thefe that it makes me exceedingly happy to have this opportunity of inverting you with the en Cgns of the moft honourable Order of the which is conferred upon you as a mark of royal ap probation from the King your At the fame I defire that you will bear witnefs to the high and with which I re ceive every mark of diftinguifhing which proceecli from his illuftrious To which Sir John returned the following in Englilh Penetrated with gratitude for the high honours my moft gracious Sovereign has been pleafed to con fer on it makes my happinefs irfexpreilibly com to have the honour of receiving fuch marks of royal favour from the hands of your EMIT fince I hid the honour of refilling near your HigTlr nefss I have had the tappinefs of witnefs to your Highnefss fincere attachment to the perfon and family of the King my moft gracious and with refpeft and veneration you at all received whatever proceeded from his illuftrious Majefty i fuffer me to ailure your that an account of thefe very ho nourable marks of refpeft Snd attention be faith fully tranfmitted to the royal This at the fame tranuated to the Na bob in by one of his his Mi jeftys hips faluting with nineteen guns The ceremany being Sir John was con dueled back to the garden by the two young while fome battalion guns of the which had been drawn up on the right of the faluted as he Afterwards Sir John fubfcribed the following in the prefence of four Councillors of Fort who had witnaflad the ceremony I John his Majeftys Minifter Plenipotentiary in do promife to obferve the ftututes of the moft honourable Order of the La every point and In the the Nabob gave a moft elegant en tertainment to the whole at his houfe in a village near The illuminations were exceedingly The walls of the about twenty feet forming a fquare of above two hundred were all covered with beautifully and not lets than two hundred and twenty thoufand in On one fide full his Majefty George the at forae diihmce from his Ex cellency Sir John Lindfay on all the reft of the the lamps were fo arranged as to reprdent a va riety of curious executed in a very mafterly The fireworks displayed on this pccaficm were re for their variety and The com pany were entertained with dancing and after the manner of the in a large no feet rtnd about 30 feet which had been built for the wedding of his Highnefss eldcft who fat here on the Mufnud all the receiving compliments after their This alfo was finely illuminated with an immenfe number of Sup per was given to four hundred at two very large tables and the evening concluded with a fplendid Upon the this AM E t who arrived yefterday in 18 days hnsn Cape Nichola we a before he came away they had advice fiovu that fevere ihock of an earthquake had happened which the few remaining old together with fuch new ones as had lately been S H I P N E W S Wind Came nnd fiilc all the outwardbound Arrived and for the from Anived and remain in the with his Majeflys hip the Ferrit and Cruizer and the Lucy and from Wind Came down and with his Majeftys fhip Seaford and the for South Carolina 5 for Briftol and Cor Remains his floop SEPT Paffed by the Mont from Mufqtiirofhore Marquis from the Grenades from Peterf burgh and frcn r ARRIVALS at the following Ports from at hfm at from at from at from at James from at Three from at Newfound Lady from at from at from in the from at from at from at from at Two from at from at from at from at from at from at from at from at from at Lucy and from in the from at John and from at from at in elegance and greatly exceeded expectations of every one Augur We have hadjjie hotted here that has been felt for many years j and the vvjuit of rain for above two months has entirely destroyed the latter A diftemper broke out forue fiivre amongft the cattle in but is now entirely The wheat harveft in general ia been very bad all over Italy and in Sicily it has ul meft entirely The Speaker of the Houfe of Commons in this Gazette gives withjn fourteen a new writ will be made out for the eje6Hng of a Sur ge fs to ierre in Parliament for the borough of Brack ley in the rooii of lats So Efq The Right the Earl of Chatham is in perfect health at Boconnic in on a vifit to his the Thomas A few days ago the Right Lord Lyttelton fet out frora his feat at in for in Extract of a Letter from Augujl Charles otherwise called here Baron dc is at prefent in this where he has refidd near thefe three uflng the and drinking the waters for his health he looks and feems full of fpirits 5 lie converfes with Come Ruffian officers which we have I imagine Rome is not the moft agreeable place in the world to for he is not acknowledged there by the titles his father ufed to the Popehaving abfo lutely forbid fb that only dry compliments pafs between his Holinefs and A poor Scotch Prieft was banifhed Rome in the late Pepes time for calling him King but the people in Rome when he appears in public places will not be from calling him Prince de I had almoft forgot to tell you that Smollet has taken up his residence An Englilh gentleman being lately at one of the coffeehoufes in and fomewhat intoxicated with on his going afked what he had to pay at the fams taking out of his pocket a French Give me change for this ftupid which the landlady thought a re flection on and immediately fent for the and he was dragged away to without being allowed the liberty of any explanation for his the has lately beeH at where me attracted the and captivated the hearts of feveral diftinguifhed Monfieurs j nor were thofe of the mofl elevated ftation excluded from iharing that anxiety which her charms are known to She had fome veryextraonlinaay offers if fhe would ffay in that but de clined the ofthem on which it is London and will foon be vifited by the above the is alib jufl returned from where has been about a By a letter from on board the Egmont EaflIndia Charles arrived in the river from we are that ihe had a very dan gerous paffage On the i3th of Junefhe witha very fea off the Cape of Good that carriedaway the greateft part of her the pieces of which broke theleg of a gentleman who was paffenger in this condition fhe feveral After repairing her damage fhe fet fail for where fhe arrived the 30th of the fame month Ihe ftoid there but a Qnthe i9th of was drove amore ou a rock off the unin Ifle oif fha ftiUcX with fuch violence as the fhip to make two feet water every hour which obliged the people to work at both puraps pight and day ever The fhips companyare in general rery owing to their eating fait provifions for near fix aud having ao only Tkey hort of Lorvs when he She was in voyige from The belonging to loft off Hogland the crew witli the grexteftditacuity The a French vyifh goods from theLevant to a great loft off Unique all the gone to the The from to put into SouthCarolina the silt of in having fprung a ten days after he Friday laft the cajnsto the houfe iu OiuVBailey to give and fat pa near the loon after Alderman Witkes canie iuto and fcim but they tnrk ncuc oi each and MivWilkes bon left the On the jth as the Fellow of Brazeu Nofe bathing in the river near in lie ven tured too and getting out of his was Friday evening laft a bqat was overfet the Old and a yovmg woman was On Friday lad was committed from the Public office in one John an for attempting to defraud publicans in the following firft to the and ordering a pot of beer or other to foinc certain houfe in the and to fend change for a five and threepence or half take the op portunity of meeting the fervait in the iheet with the beer and teils them that he will carry that beer and the und orders the fer vant to half a gallon in the interim makes off with both change and On Friday a bill of indictment was found at againft a brewer near the for at tempting to commit a rape on his fcrvarvt One De was the man was charged or Friday before the Sitting with aid ing and abetting a not yet in forcing his own It appeared by the evulence the wife that the hufband held his hand on bis wifes mouth to prevent jier crying and was in other refpefts behaving whilst the fellow accomplished his bad is faid to the only fon of an a man of great property in this is the fellow was an oilier at an and would never tell his ral but faid his name wus John Wilkes and a warrant is actually out againit him that On Saturday one prifoner was capitally convifted at the Miry for Mealing in the dwellinghoufe of Hannah and lapping the fame of a quan tity of It appeared on the that this young woman was an acquaintance of the profecu being committed on fufpicion of har bouring and concealing nnd knowing thcin to be her the key of her in oider to take care of the Five were caft for tranfportation among whom capitally conviclcv lalt January for ftealing feveral firkins of butter out of a lighter in the then obtained iis one to be and feven Mary who was capitally conviSed on Thurf daylait for flioplifting a linendraper on behaved in moft audacious man ner upon her and hen the Twrv found htr Blait you vou old ibgrums Hilary of the nasifhof Mirtjr n the in the county of to cr the aoth and 2th and i6th uf at ten i the at in J hn of mcrchmf and to fur render the 2 ift at tlires in the the i6th of at ten in ihc at in Clements of ipringg in tire psrifh of Martin in the in the county dealer and to lurrender ihe lift and lit ami a6th of at ten in the for en o at Lon lats of the Z4th and ift and z6th of at in ths at Ja Crutched Uriah late of mer to furrender the 2 i ft st three in the i fter the 24th and z6th of Ortober at ten in the at it in of In the parilh of Giles the in th county of fur render the 16 h inft and ift and 26th of st ten in the at of Timothy of ih to furrender the jt ijgpPfth and z6th of at ten in the at in Alt Litiledale in William of in the piiifh ment inths county of tofan the nit and zSth and i6th of at ttn at Dayi appointed for making the dividends of Eftares to Jsmes and John Jare of the Martin in ihe ia the liberty of WVftftiiaft coyny of furg pas nnd the at ten in the Richard of in iherounty of cilhcoprinter and ihe i6th of at ten in the to be allowed to a John of dealer io on sr Un jtfc cf ;