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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 26, 1771, London, Middlesex in tf JmeHtgenee tikca in where thofe who to be jerved with to EIGN AFfr AUGUST OTWITHSTANDING the cxpences of the prefent war are yet fo far from being burthenfome to the they contribute nothing of their own tfrere The method of nego tiating the fpoils taken from and the contributions whichtite Imperial armies draw from the conquered are ilitt fjifficient for defraying the IT at the Royal ExcHnge dpptfite Dunitans at ike Corner bf to the Strand j the bottom of MwrinVlant j tfae Corner of Craig ChArmgcroft in New Bondareet and NO WHERE W C O TJ N T Jt Y W The harveft in county of Hants is pretty welt and the corn in general is plenty and Gram fell confiderably in and tnoft pthermarkets of this week and we hope it fell contiaue lower till the poor labourer may have plenty at a coa fiderable S H I P N E W Wind Came down anf failed the Lord Tobago j BiOiop for Maryland j Love for Liibon for Naplei and Georg Remains the India Parted by the Tinley Davis and Conftant ftom Petwflsurgh from Archangel j from Uantzick j and Kemp from ARRIVALS at the following Ports Mary from at from at from at from at from at from at from at from at pom at Duke of from at from Catharine and from at Lovely from at frcim at from Bourdeauxv41 puring the honottr wid flignity of that great and thefe That the aforeiaid raiblutiorii be printed in the Freemans linbiiri and Saiuiderss and thata fair copy thereof be tranfmitted by the Mafters and Wardens of this under the corporation ieaVto the named Signed by BEN JAMIN Clerk of the COPY amxbtr LETTER feet the EARL of L O N D O Yefterday their the Prince of and the Bifhop of with feveral of the Nobiuty in their arrived at the Kings about two oclockj a large party of and a troop of Jiorfe marched before in the and made a right and from the yard gate to the water As foon as their Majefties appeared a fignal was and the Standard was irmsv diatdy hoiftedat thegaUe y creeled purpofefor their jefties liis Mijefty and the Lorclj in vaitingwent on board the onJiis return another fignal was on which yachts which lay off the in a head and with a twentyfix gun frigate in the with hands were immediately fulldrefTecl in all their coi made a moft pleating Majefties were fainted feveral times from the veHels and a little before three oclock the Graf ton vras Their returned immediately after the launch to and were faluted by the guns in the Iockyard on their entrance and at their There was an amazing concourfe of people both on the river and in the We are tjtat after the of bis Kip Gmfton at Ueptfbrd his Majefly conferred the honaur of Knighthood on Hugh EAj and John Wil Surveyor of his Majeftys A coriimirTkm is preparing to gafs the Great Seal for appointing a number of Cornraiflloners for the furtber prorogation of the which will for that parpofe on TuefJay Lord GKatham happened to fee Oliver at fsf in Somerfetfliire when he was ft extremely pleafed with the Aldermans that he exprcfled a great defire to fee him and appointed a day for his dining at invitation Oliver and we hear had a clofe conference with Lord Chatham upon fome late political Noith was at Lord Yefterday a Committee of deputed by the Corporation of waited on the Right the and the following as a teftiraony of their gratitude for his con and perfeveranee in the caufe of M the en ike of being pabTic QuarterDay aftkt Guild of Dub tbefeIbtinHi rafekftitns nuere agreed it is the opinion of this that the fresionv of the pccfs is cme of the chief bulwarks of conftkntional liberties of That the fincere thanks of this Guild be tr the Right Honourable Brafs Efq LordiMayor of the City of John Aldermen of the for their upright perfevnartce m the cauSr of Conftitririolirt particularly mani fefted by their fpisited aadfuccelsfu endeavours in the Priaterj from the arbitrary ft iifick f and thereby fe tf I hope you will pardon me for file have takea ia folding another letter to yovir j not have dene provided proper artteri tion had bedci paid to my I am charitable to think that you have not intentionally neg but that you are engaged in fome more plcafatxt and profitable bufmefs than ftudying the good of your If that is the cafe with your I hope you will permit me to remind you of the clerk in one of your who as 1 told yon in my lad gave tfte Frenqh intelligence of your fecret at the fame give me leave to bring to your re one of Pri head who I informed your under was acquainted with the defignTanned againft his What can your Lordfhip defire Is it not fufHcient for a further examination In ftead of encouraging my you leffen my credit with the public and principal thing the public doubts Whether I or was concerned in the late fire at In air fwer to my I beg leave to that if I was not guilty of that what occafion i to apply to the LordMayor for his Majdlys pur wliih I did laft July a and not con fined here till Auguft the ift I was at liberty when I made the above If I am aa impoftor bring me to and let me fuffer my What is the reafcn that you neg ledl the affair I cannot eahly con But Iknow are afraid that it will be the prelude to more importaHt My it has been that I charge fame of our No bility with being acceffary to Portfmouth This you my is What I charge fome of our Englifli Nobility xif a different natnpe I only charge Earl with harbouring after the fire The other Nobleman I have men I will yet ftand and their receiv ing money irom the rmd efpecially for the late I have direclly charged Lord both in a public and private If thefe Gentle men are conlcious of their own why do they fuffer me to fay thefe without taking any trouble either to clear or bring me to joftice It now may be proper to mention DUDLEY to your It is evident that after you had been in poflefiin f my depofition this ftart declared himfelf a party concerned in the ibovpfire him found he was likely lo rMuce no proofs of his and whaothe public was in their from they would me in the fame You have givea him a fair I defire tihe and no I defired to be eorfronted with and alvnvs and ball that I know nothing of the rtiall trouble yjur Lordihip witli no more have done what bring myftlf to a trial It was not the Earl of but the k the C9Untefs of Banbuiy mother to the pre JONATHAN for you will bring the others aud you will not me that favour 5 therefore the world may fee it is not my I once more defire your Lord fhip to give me leave to publifh what I know of the that the world may be no longer de I with due Your moft obedient humble Reading I affure your tlmt any Ladies or Gentlemen that pleafe te call upon me fhall be welcome to the whole afjfoir from my own and no names fhall be ExtraS of a letter from Robert of the fncrvj dated Yefterday ended the trial of George Wafhing alias Pirate Captain John Chief Mate j John Carpenter Thomas Thomas and James Sea men late belonging to mow for the pi raiically running away with the faid and mur dering CharlesPhinnifij when they were all con demned to be hanged on the the two former ia They arraigned the juftice of the damned the and behaved in themofl infolentandaudacious manner tellingthe efpecially the that were they out they would behave worfe than they had ever and afkine the Judges whether they raight not be afhamed to condemn fo many ftout young men for fo trifling a crime as theyhad guilty The City of Jerufalem we are fubmitted to Ali Amazing are the revolutions this antieiit city has Turks have alternately poflefTed A Dutch with all her is loft on coaft of Captain Proby is appointed Comraiffioner of the at in the room of Haa fent aad wjdovr of the late Earl of her Ladyfhip fiirvived only a few who died a Few days In the winter of the year 1755 mutton was fold frojn to per pound in die winter from 55 to aJkmifoing difference An elegant monument is opened at Briflol to the memory of the cerebrated diaa j epitafJi is written by his friend arid colleague the The WMltam Gibfon left by wiUvone theatrical After the death of the Liverpool pateniis to be and the purchafemoaey to by the iiiftrmary at Liverpool and the theatrical It is not enough to fay that Gibfon honeft as the word honeft is generally under He was compaf itonate he cancellednotes of hand for money due to and left genteel fums to thofe who already were in his Though his bequelts were merely Brnnet his difcharged the will of die dead to the One of the perfons who was found guilty of forging Sir Andrew Chad wicks is for feveral years to have followed the practice expunging the makers names from ftolen and engraving names tjpon the He was chiefly employed by who paid him in proportion to the value of the feveral watches by his made falesble without fear of On Tuefday during a fhowtfrof a man went iiito the fhop of in who was behind the counter talking with a gentleman when ftranger infpefted every part of the and then abruptly opened the parlourdoor where Gould was walked round the looking attentively at every tiling in it j Gould called to her and afked him who the perfbn which Gould went into the and iiefired the man to walk ont he replied he would not go pil he pleafed Gould then turned hira out Ths ftranger this fwore that was all he and would rnke Gould pay dear for affaulting and then wept A few days ago a man of genteel appearance went to an upholfterers in this and ordered him to furnih a houie that he had jult taken which was complied but when the went to demand his the purchafer was not to be but he found fome other perfons in pofleflion of Yefterday the upholfterer fent fome people to fetch the faid furnicure when they were aftaulted and beaten by three men employed in packing them in order to carry them off the The up holfterers at length fecured the and earned them to the Maniion houfe from whence they were fent to the Poultry compter for They pretended tohave a bill of fale of the goods but on the paper being it was only an order for removing them o another On Monday night a woman detefted endea vouring ta and put into a fon a butcher at a child of ars She was confined in the cage for that and on TuefUay committed to Clerkenwell Yefterday a young fellow was detected in picking a gentlemans pocket of a gold watch at and was given to the who put him over head and ears in a tarbarrel in the then luck him full of fo that he exactly refembled of Little toMifs of Bloomf wholefale linendraper of Corn to Mifs of Agent to the and raginent of John Tomkins of in At his 1 oufe near liirgeon and At hishoufeiu Great RwlFelfti John onepf the pages to the late wife Walter of coal in Thamesftretfts iTojhe Worthy LIVERYMEN of the City of areearneftly YOUR and deiired for The Right BRASS the prefeat LordMay AWerman and and JOHN Efq AWernua and To be returned to the of AlJermen for thsir choice of one of them to be LordMayor for the year being the two pefforis at the previous meeting of the for that on Monday evening at the To the Worthj LIVERYMEN of the City of VOUK and are earneftly reqXiefted WILLIAM Efq AWeiinan and Sater To be the two perfons to returned 10 the Court of Alierman for their choice of a Lord Mayor for the year en furpg j he Teihg one of the three Aldermen next the of wlrom Peers has deffred leave to To tit worthy LJVEiJYMEN oj the CITY of a and it was with great difficulty he at efcaped their Yefterday morning early broke out on board a with timber for the ftup builders at which burnt all the upper and great part of the before it was Ou Tuefdaylaft a farrier at in hot himfelf through the and oja Wednefday the Coroners Inqueft on his brought in their verdift Wednefday in Thamesftreet returning from feized with an apoplectic fit near his and ex pirejl Wednefday a boat coming in which were Ellers and his of Cooper was run down by a North by which accident was Wednefday morning early wife of at near the was fofely delivered of three live whh the are likely to do On Wednefday Mifs only daughter of at being feized with a fudden flung herfclf out of a ftairs fractured her flcull flie was but expired in a few William Efq from to be Captain of a company in the 36th regirhenr of inthe room of Wiftiam Efq Willianj Efq tobeCapr tain of a company inthe 69th regiment of Rigby to be Lieutenant of tbe a of 64 at For tefcae to be Lieutenant of hisMajeftys at ia tlie room of by Alderman rcqucft to decline the Mayoralty of truVgreat one of the two next Chair permit ta feUIcit tire honour of your and to of the two perforw to be returned to the Couft of for their choice of LordMayor for the Cdhfcious of having at aJ both in public and prf vate endeavoured to as a good ciiizen and an I prefume to hope that my fellow citizens imonjjft whom 1 have beeri a 31 yeais will not de ferving of any degrading mark of their if by your return lo the ufual uf roUUonj i may lie made an ioitrirment of retoring peace and onamiavrty arnongft opportunity of prorjnf my firm attachment to the GonftituUfh of my and of City in and the fincere with which jl your moft and moft faithful humble New S with in VI WILLIAM A LDERMAN NASH prefents his compli ments tp the Gentlemen who were laft night at the Kings Arms Tavern in Cornhill j is truly fenfile of the ijcmxmr tre has received from fo very numerous and relpeftajlean appearance of his in order to fupport his return to jhe Court of Aldermen for their choice of a LorJMayor for the andeanieftly retjueih their further afiiftance in the courfe of the To the Worthy LIVERYMEN of the City of LONDON and Polly are eae neftly for Aldarman and AND THOMAS Efq Alderman and GoldfrnitrC Ts be returned te the Court of fortheir Of a IxrdMiyor of this City for the year To tec S At Swales in the Serge Thurfday theloth day of Odobcr oclock in the for the refiduc of a term of too of which izi years and upwards are to onlv to an annual peppercorn LL that valuable com ilj the EXE with the and cifterns thereunto which fuppiles the inliahiunts of the city of Exeter with water the rental wherecf amounts to per annum is an increafing ant very improveable and the refptflive tenants thereof are obliged by their Jeafe always to pay an rent in For further application may be nyde to Mifs in This Day lucre Price FREE THOUGHTS on the fubied of a FARTHER REFORMATION of the CHURCH In fix With To which are Proposals for an application to Paliament for re lief in the matter of fubfcripticm to the 39 A View of the Laws relating to Account of a Grace ottered at June Publiihed by BENJAMIN D A Reclor of in Printed for at Pauls Thif Day was Price AN ESSAY on the or IN FLAMMATION of the and the DISEASES of the TRANSPARENT CORNEA j with improvements in the methods of By WILLIAM Printed for at the corner of Of whom may be bythe fams price i The fecond edition of An the Cure of the frefhcontracted Venereal without the ufeof Internal To which is a defcription of a Elaftic Portable neceflary in thii method of price i the fecond with new obier vations and of An Effay on the Cure of Ulcerated Legs without reft exemplified by a variety of in winch laborious exl ercife ufed during the Rowley will hegin his Ledures on Midwifri on Monday the i4th of Qftaber his kotife A ;