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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 19, 1771, London, Middlesex f L 6 Price Twopence Frorri T ft U R S D A Yj td S A t U ft D A T i No Sold by it in XVhere artd Letters of Ihtdligence are taken tiid where ciiofe who cnufe to be regularly icrrved with tre defired to HIS Artiilei of Letters from are alfo by RICHARDSON and at the RoyalExchange thinfUnii in Fleetflrcet j at the in the Strand hot torn 1 1 the Corner of Charingcrofs in New Bondftreet and NO SEPTEMBER C O U N T R E W N Wednefday Dudley arrived here from iri charge of two of his Ma jeftys in order to find out fome of theper fons iri fetting fire to Portfmouth dock Thursday he wag examined before Commif fioner Rogers but we do hear he has been able to point out any of the and aS foohas the fcoft he was ordered immediately for Lon and accordingly fet out with the two and He is well fcnoxvn in thefe ana in February laft was here as a taking orders for a fhoemaker of Several people wen to fee and converfed with him on the fubject of the fire at Portfmouth from what he fome are apt to believe he knows fomething of the while others fuppofe it to be only afcheme to get his debts and to amufe the S H I P N E W Wind Came down and failed the for Arrived and failed for the river the from Re mains the from Faffed by the from CapeFear from Dunkirk from Vincents from Jamaica Nancy from Virginia Gi from Malaga from Peterfburgh Indian and Queen from Rotterdam from the Grenades from Swcedland and Tofeph and from ARRIVALS at the following Ports from at from at from at from at Charming from at from at from at from at L O N At the CommonHall held an apothecary in addreffed hirafelf to the Livery as follows e you on the noble and fuceefsful ftand you made at the lateeleaion of m fop port of the freedom and of this great bothagainfttReftcretdefigfts of andthe at tempts of If to avoid temptation be Cite and to overcome it is great and To rife luperior to the menaces of to triumph over the blandifliments of is worthy of the independent of EngWhmen and your own ap proving hearts on this afford you a which the bribed who has bafely left his the caufe of his can never Maythe fame fuccefsful and perfevering fpint attend you at future and in the redrefs of thofe intolerable under which we now labour and I in the execution of this necef lary however arduous may be the whatever obftaeles may be thrown in your by pretended friends or open you will fup port that noble irit of independency and perlevc in a caufe fo muft render you compleatly my fellow it is the glorious caufe of freedom and your coun it is the expiring law and conftitution of bute more to the general good the than a free andupright Home of Co I directed to lay before you feveral refolutiorts on that head That the Court of in is the moft and Supreme Court of this out of which have arifen all orders and diitinct powers of the citizens and thsttlla feveral privileges and grant ed to at different been pjurchafed and obtained by great and Cer to the kingdom in by our nobly with their lives and fupportlng and eftablifhing its grandeur arid as from Magrm various Acts of Pw iament and That all the grear cityofficers were elected by the Court of in without any exceptions or controul from any Other court and that the members of the court of affiimins power of ex were originally nrohibitel from continuing in office more thin one and we apprehend they now hold their ofRes lender the of an Act of exprefsly determining that they ihall only continue as long as their behaviour and conduct are pleafmg fml anprovdd by their That it from the feveral proceedings heretofore on addreffcs aivl to the throiie for redrefs of grievances and other that even in the raoil detellable osras of an 1 at the moft deplorable periods of tlie citizens of London were never iefufe1 an audience and that even private individuals of body firmly and properly in for ed and expjftvilatel with our on thebad management of Tiiblic and that the Sovereigns of this nati have car its jlory to the higheft and memories are now defervedly held in the higheft liftened to the defires and redrefied rhc of their faithful to their own honour and the general good of their The prefent calamitous fituatiori of af fairs calls for the aiTiitance of every friend to thh its freedom and confiitution and as no thing can tend more to the great purpofes of public than a pure and upright Houfe of that the following articles be agreed to by the Candidates at our and every elclion of Reprefentatives of this City to Parliament That rhffir a previous Redrefs of That they promote a fubjecYmg each can Thefe refalutions were the other important bujinefs r PoHe would makepeace without who for the moft part ferve more to embarrais and tkaR to accelerate the falutary works of cf from 6 On Monday laft the de Barry grand entertainment in honour of the and his Majelty was prefent at The fame evening there WHS a conceit at the and afterwards fine fireworks alid a at which many perions of dirnnction were This is likewife to beep at the expence of thefame Since the regiment of Fraiice hfcs been re raany of the men have been taken into the regimcut of The Dukr a grandee of ot the firit arrived here foms people fay on account of his health bat qtherS afcribc other mctwej for his A publica tion has lately appeared here under the title of Le Gazetitr which greatly engages the atteu tion and coaverlatior cf the It is a fevrrc palquinadc upon all the public transactions in fmcc the prefent trouble began partic larly with refpJcl to tbe banifhmcut of the ParliameTtt of the change of ths theftate of die the reduction of the It is laid that the King has promiicd a reward of livres tor the dilcovery of the A few days ago tne Wardens of a churchy tfot a hundred miles from gaveorders glazier to come arid clean the windows of the but when he came hey altered their to make himfclf amends for the the modeit glazier fet down the follovring article in liis which fjnce For curyirurand bringing back a On WedneiUay night a fire broke out at Mn Carf in which conftiraea the and damaged ieveral other Yeiterday morninga fire at honienMr which burnt and upuards of 20 other with a number of ont houles and and fevral fmall The following is a fact Yeiierday geiitlemah going met a poor blind fHah led with a andgsve him without y it jD that call uOw upon theCitizens of London for tRfeir fupport and afllftance it is the our illuftrious ancef tors maintained with their deareft blood and trea and they intruded to us for the good of pofterity and I hope this acred depofit will be in violablypreferved in your hands for the advantage of fucceeding generations for what can be more truly ufefal and praifeworthy for the nation in ge than your excellent intentions of accomplifh under a good an upright and a free and uncorritpt who may fuppprt rke general good of the in preference to a few worthlefs and thereby render our country happy at and refpecled abroad After your bit election of it was thought at a very large meeting of to eftabliih general meetings for the good of your body at this when feveralattemptshad been madeto nar rowyour and to explain away your rights and when even many who had receivedyourTupport profefledly to maintain your powers and had contented themfelves with only regarding tlie means of their own dignity and Such meetings and a Sommittee of twentyone gentlemen was appoint ed to examine into your charters and ancient after having chofen proceeded to the refult of which they the ge neral who came to feveral re fo latins which I am directed to lay before you for your opinion and They repect only your own independent of and therefore mean effectually to eftablifhthedignity and conlequencc of the Livery of as the firft great principle of arid from whichevery perfou mult receive his im portance and And as nothing can contri didate to an againft having r any other illegal means of obtaining his That they mall make ftrict enquiry into the va rious grievances that have and the for thehit ten and ufe their utmoft to bring the authors to condign That they ufe their utmoft endeavours to have the refolution of the Houfe of Commons by which the Magistrates of the City of London were arbitrarily for adhering to ther charters and their oath and alfo that by which a judicial record was to ftop the courfe of fuftice a precedent of the moft dange rous tendency to the fafety and property of That they ufe their moft ftrenuous endeavours to reftore the ancient conftitution of annual parlia That they hall to the of their a full and equal reprefemation in parliament and that an oath be taken by each of his effectually fulfilling the above as the indif penfable condition of his being fupported in his elec tion and that the faid oath be lodged in the Town Clerks and recorded in kis Mafcall had almoft read three of the above re when a loud and continued clamour was heard from every part of the accompanied with the cry of The election the election Several times Mafcall attempted to but was re pelled on which he bowed and When this had Sir James Hodges ad dreffmg the informed that Maf calls reading of the refolutions intended to pre pare them for the Whether they agreed to thofe refolutions of their Committee Sir James was like with die cry of The election I the election in his attempt to read the three or four Maf call afterwards made feveral efforts to be but was as often Wehave alfo been favoured with tbe following ac count At a Common Hall held according to the precepts of the Lord for the elefHon of a Bridgernafter and other inportant bufinefs Wilkes was the only Alderman who attended the Lord Mayor pon the His Lordfliip informed the that he had pre iented their Remonitrance to his and had received an which the TownrClerk ihould mentioned in the Lord Mayors Buj the Livery foon interrupted Mr htffirig and crying outOffl Off I Elelon I Elefllon this interruption Mafcall was forced to aivl went up to Wilkes for di iC5tipnswhat he mould Wilkes then whifoered the The LordMayor di re ced the TownClerk to tell the that if any thing in Mafcalls refolutions were diiplealing to they would afterwards have an opportunity to reject them that if they would pleafe to permit Mafcall only read them he the LordMayor afterwards direct the Town to read them over aqain that the Livery approve or reject which of them they thiik The TownClerk having re peated rhefe words to the Mafcall came forward again and was again repulfed by the L very with ftill greater vehemence the cry was uni verfa f Mafcail but find ing it in and thnt the Livery naufeated liis he at much Wilkes urged him to a third but no better This ofher important bxfinefs Hot being by the Livery in the manner Wiikes and the LordMayor they pro ceeded to the election of a The not help obferving the fituation to which they were reduced by Wilkess notable management and did not fsem at all fatisfied to tie left intireiy in the hands of M and Mafcall they accordingly lecelved thefe Pafnts very not ing one or the leaft mark of apnlaufe or on any of thefe their eny remaining It is tionHit the Anotkecary will not unke his npnrairmce foremoit on the Huftings any more finding how inltrumental he has been in opening of the he is detef uiine1 to quit liis two former prcfefTioRs bf Orator and rind turn Some of Li very itiil to MsTcnUs tlvit he ought to be ferved as the other mountebank wus week for the people out of their nioicy by pieces of mftead of Sir was yefterday at and to fet ot next tek for his government of the Leeward wmcfi 6ccuned on the trial of Bare and Martin for it is hoped all papermakers will uopt the mode of dating their paper as it be the man of detect wiuiv On Sunday laft the houfe Efq in was robbed in tlie following manner a man came and pretended that he had with when lie ihewed Clothe where he wrote a note concerning fome wine he had to fell to Hill who is a very great and deals wholefule be wcnt away dienand came the next when he knew Hill was upon wrote another and toek that opportunity to fteal pia te money to the value of from a bureau in the Crofby ibine uneafmcfs tlie other dayto Alderman concerning the re port of his having declared hlmfelf very bincrly againil the patriots and their proceedings by Peti a few days only before he joined and directly contrary fenti ments YourLordfhip cannot forget what you have often faid to as well as to me upon that fnbjeVt particularly what you faid to mp immediately before tbe Remonftnmce at Fifhmongershall you are very as long as the appeals to me are only anonymous but mould any refpectable or even your Lord call upon me with a real Jig I thall think myfelf bound to and to tell the and therefore I am fure your Lordftiip will take care not to appeal to One day laft week a great place in a public office was ibid to a certain Alderman in the city for his for which he paid down hard The Polith ArabafTador and who are arrived from were yefterday at Sir John and his were prefppted to their Majefties Jamess i as were and his Extra ft of a letter frent His Prufiian Majefty has lately given orders to remount all tlie regiments of huffars aud dragoons in his Since the laft war none of the regiments of have been compleatly re fo that I hear the number of horfes wanted willbe about I lorry that I can tranfmit no agreeable ac counts to you of the progreis of the negociations of peace between the I am that the Court of Vienna does not at ail rclifli the project of the Court for rendering the Crim independent of the Porte for the and that they have made ftrong repreientatioDS to the Czarina againjt fuch an What viewrhey may have in or far it may be their intereft that the Crim ftumldremain utwder thepower and influence of the I I have not penetration enough to The King of Pruffia is far from their way of and ieiufed L join with irj mnonftratiug to Emprtfs of Rulfia they were when he found that one a bad and called the oeutieman a mean lent immediately informed him and he rurnea the application of a few ftrokes ot veltored the blind man fo well to that hs foon made his There are indeed fo many of all fwarming about tins nzt that it is highly incumbent on our Magi and Officers to a little attention towards DreveniinT thefe common pelts from practifing their arts on the On rriafter rf Har a public houfe in went to himet hi took a place in the itage to return but bad not been in it above three minutes before he On Wednefday a man token uv charged being concerned in the murder oi George Gi f a few days ago at committed to the Gatehouie another an ftaobcd Gill in Jiriercrit places wkh a Iharp is and fcrirJi is nwkuig after On Wedftefday a mai flipt into thahjuic of r in went up itairs the family being iu a back room and picked the lock ot the ouiepairoflbirs butjtiltas he was Lumfden uo for on his the knocked liiiii noife of his fall brought i to the as tic fellow was running duvvu he knocked her and got Yefterday 11 prisoners were tried at ths OME one of whom wa capitally for robbing Eroadhurft tiagoldv in the Derby near Mims one was transportation one to bs branded arid elgat ii af Ffack to Mils of to widow of lateone of the patentees of thsaire in to Mif of in Picea to Mils of At his hojiifeia Chinaman to his At wife of maiier of Mie betf in wife of Walter an eirrinect In William Efq aged for read to It was read Mafcall then came forward by his Lordjbif s aaJ begin to harangue the Livery as a preparation to a Pring of refolutions which he held in his being the ikrne which this Mafcall had before pro pofed to a meeting of a few Liverymen of his own ftamp laft week at the Half Moeai at the endW j Was a refolution to recommend Crofoy againit that In the mean while this 9irFe and to returned next Miohaetaas pence of op inion retards the I wilhthe This Day ivaj frtce J In conftquenci cf ropofdls a Meeting of tlie Cler conlidcr nr a proper mjde of for R matter of Subicription TheSECOND EDITION THOUGHTS on 6ir ARTICLES witrt refpea to their fuppofed by hi ftreet Flcccffrtet jand ax che ;