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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 20, 1765, London, Middlesex 4 Numb. 5847 From SATURDAY April 20, to TUESDAY April 23, 1765 [Price Two-pence Half-penny From the Lokdon Gazette* tut April 6- got afbore, but the driving ice prevented the landing of the reft of the crew. ThePenfylvania packer, All, from Ham-HE Dutchefs of | burgh to London, was in a violent ftorm drove afhore in Hamburgh river, and muil be unloaded. Savoy was this fafeLy of �rning delivered or a Prince, and her RoyalHighnefs is as well as can be . On the 1 jth inftant the brigantine Prin-cipi d'Efpana, of Caftro near Bilboa in Spain, Auguliin de Loredoj mailer, bound from Exeter to Bilboa, was driven on the exoe&ed in her I rocks a little to the Welhvard of Falmouth * - . I 1___1_____ ____r..n ,r ____4_- . .u_ ______ prefent fituation. The new - born harbour, near full of water j the cargo is all falved afhore near Falmouth, and the Prince has been I veffel got off again, and no lives loft. chriftened/and is to be called Le Due de Genevois. Berlin, April 6. The King of Pruffia is The following is a defciiprion of the head of the new Viftory man of war, foon to be laanched at Chatham.-On a grand trium- fo well'recovered from his lare fit. of the ] Phal arch isfeated Britannia .with her train S gout, as to be able to walk about; but has not yet been out of his room. BANKRUPTS required to furrender. John Coward, now or late of Plow-court," Fetter-lane, London, Infuraooe Broker, at Guildhall, May x, u, June x. WaUcingrdn KflLwufton, of the pariOf of St. Paul, Skpdtvdl, i�N Middlefex, Sail maker, at GuiidbaJl, London, April 27, May 18, June x. dividends to be made to Creditors. May x 1. Chriftopher Noble, of London, Merchant, at Guildhall. Thomas confiding of Commerce, Arts, and Public Faith, who are fupported by Neptune and Mars, with their proper attributes. Over her are three Cherubims, one holding the Laurel Crown, the fecond a Cornucopia, and the third a Regal Crown, Under her feet is Envy, cloathed in a garment fpangled withPleurs de Lis, with the Fiench Itan-dard broke and tore in her hand. The arch is fu-ilained by the Four Nations, well reprc-fented, Handing on a folid rock, decorated withvfhells and fea weeds, which, with the ornamental parr, has an exceeding fine effeft. had from being bang'd thro' a ftrange accident, he was ordered back to Newgate or* hts former fentence of tranfponaiion i and as- there have been many and various accounts of the reafon for his acquittal at Coventry, we take the liberty of flating that tranfa&ion to the public as it really was^ we having it from undoubted authority. Swift was convitfed in May feffion laft at the Old Baily, and received fentence of tranfportation for 14 years, for receiving fixty pounds weight of tallow candles, and a parcel of fevenry-two pounds weight, fur the ftealing whereof Henry Foflfet and Barnard Sollomons had been that fe.Tion con-vidled. As Swift was tried at Coventry for returning from tranfportation, ic became neceflary to prove the proceedings at the Old Baily, and for that purpofe the Record of his convidion was drawn up in form : The Clerk whoengroffed the fame from the draft, omitted the word tzvo ; fo the Record was fe*ventyy inftead of fivtnty-two. The affizes being at Coventry and Warwick the fame day, ir was thought moft proper to take-an indiftment againft him ready prepared, which being made from the draft of the Record, it ftated u that he had been convi&ed of receiving fixty pounds weight of tallow candles, a parcel of fevenry-two, Sec" which was the real fad, and agreeable to the original indiftmenr; bur a copy of S PI T A L S for the Small-Pox and Inoculation. HE Anniversary Feast of the Governors of this Charity, wiJl be held at Drapers Hall in Throgrnonon-Srreec, oa Thur/day the 27th Inihwir* ahcr 2 Sermon, pxeach'd before his Grace the Duke-of Marl bo-roagh, President ; rl.e Vice lVefulents and Cid-vcriiors, by the Rev. Richard Kyre, D. D. at St, Andrew's Church in Holbourn. i*rayersto begin at Eleven r-Streer. The Hall will be well aired and kept warm before, and on the Feait (?ay. Rob. Reynolds, Sec. there not been proof then made of another ingham. r, late of Cornhill, May 15. William WaJ^,, London, haxdware-man, at Goildhall, Lo don. Certificates to de auowea. TT ^ A 1 l r r 1 May 11 John Gobdl, of Knutt�ford, in Harraan, a Broker, who for feveral years Palatine of Cbefter^ per. George Morris, late of Duke-ftreet, Lincoln V inn-fields, in the oetory of Middlefex, Gro- Northampton, was prefented to the North J indiftment being again it him in Middlefex Meiietv of the redlory of Great Sheepy, in 1 in the fame May felfion, for receiving fome cotton knowing it to be itolen, on which he had not been tried. As to his pretence of the fhip being caft away, it was intirely falfe, for in his pocket-book were found feveral papers, among the reft, his journal, a letter for him to deliver to a perfon in London, and a receipt fromCa^r. Kenyon of Liverpool for jJ. currency for his paflage from Halifax, paid for him by one South, by the name of Richard Smith, which name he affumed at Halifax,-Thia we can aflure Leicefterfhire, worth near 200 J. a year. Gedney Clarke, Efq; an eminent Merchant in Philpot-lane, is appointed Collector of his Majelty's Revenues in the ifland of Barbadoes. Stephen Lawfon, Efq; is appointed an Infpedtor of the River, inthe room of Ri- chard Awbrey, Efq; lately deceafed. Mr cer, has had his own and wife's coffin ready made, againft they fhould be wanted. On Saturday died Mr. Abeg, one of the Chief Clerk* of the German OSce at Whitehall. j LONDON morning their Majefties came Saturday died at Beckenham, aged 8r, ^^l^^iL^�Tm^\V^i Thurfday next, in rhe court of XingVbeLh, the public to be fbi&ly true. Articles ^/Intelligence, &c. from tbe Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft Saturday. We hear that there will be a hearing on and a juftige coun chew! was a great drawing-room at Court. The Rev. Dr. Pyle, Archdeacon of York, preached before her Majefty at the Chapel Royal; the Earl of Oxford carried the Sword of State. Majefties dined at the Qj Saturday night laft died lhddenly at his lartmems in Brownlowftreet, Holborn. Mr Ma relative to an high office now vacant in the Uuiveriiry of Cambridge. We hear, a morion is foon intended ro be made for leave to bring in a bill to reltridt the exorbitant increafe of the Britifli P- Tradefmen and others, KAT Edward Biggs, a Proprietor of rhe CirenceJter Suge-Conch, and Fk a n c e s his Wife, a ReJa'ion of rhe iate Mr. Richard Sermon, have taken the Kjnc^Head in Cirenceicer, iace in the Occupation 01'the fakl Mr. Richard Scruton ; and luim'.Jy beg tl:? Contiiiuance of the Favours of the Nobility, Gentry, 6cc, who may dqier.d u^on the mctt civil UJage,ajui gcjueel Accomn.odations3\vith jieat Poft Chaifeand Horfes, by Their molt obedient humble Servants, Kdw. a;id Fra. Biggs. N. B. The faid Mr. Riggs having purch^fci all the Furniture and Stock of the faid Inn, therefore no I*art will"be fold by public Sale, as mentioned in the feveral PubJicNotices ihat have been given concerning the fame. To SOLD by View*: At Irnham5 near Boi rn, a navigable Town in Lincoinihire, ALarge Parcel of Oak Timber : To be view'd by Purchafers until to 20th Inftant ; being the firft Day o! Sale. TJie faid Sale to continue one Week longer, if aJl the Timl>er i^iTot fold fonpfr goods, but had left off trade for feveral years pa ft. Lately died, in the rules of the Fleet, 7 o We are informed, rhac the bill for Jimitin the exportation of coals, will not take place this feflions. lakewife that a difcretionary power for re- lace, and in the afternoon returned to Rich- 1 Mr, Keel, late one of the Arts Mafteis in gulating the price of coals in the pore of Lon- mond. Sunday his Royal Highneft the Duke of Cumberland came 10 town from his feat at Windfor. r His-Royal Highnefs. was afterwards at Court. *We hear that 800,000 1. will be raifed by loans on Exchequer bills for the fervice of thrprefeftt year. Amongft the many regulations now under the confideration of an Auguft Affem-My, it rs agreed, that after the firft day of May next no dead fhesp, or grafs lambs, ibail be fold from one Butcher to another. ExtraS of a litter from Jamaica^ Feb. 2?. ** It is to be feared that the new Cuftom-houfe Officers have effectually banifhed Spaniards and cafh from ihisilland. Their endeavours too are likely to prove compleatly fuccefsful h^crutoing every kind of commercial hope at Penfacola and Mobille.- A little attention, however, at home, we hope, will defeat thefe unlucky raeafures, and put things here in the right channel. Tht trade with the Spaniards is at prefent entirely in the hands of the French at Cape Francois and New Orleans, iaftead of Ja- Penfacola." Letters from Bridewell hofpital, fuppofed to have died of want, having fubfifted on a groat a day for near two years and a half, which was allowed him by one of his creditors, Sunday in the afternoon a Watch Engraver in Duck-lane, Weft Smithfield, threw himfelf out of the garret window, and was killed on the fpot. The caufe of this melancholy event is unknown: he was in good circumftances, and a very fenlible, fo- ber hon^ft man. * Saturday laft were committed to different prifdns from the Public office in Bow-ftreet Covent-garden, by Sir John Fielding, four people, two men and two women, being charged upon the oath of an accomplice, with lately ftealing indifferent parts of the town, in the day-time, great quantities of plate and other goods, which they have generally ftolen by taking advantage of itreet-doors being Jefc open, either by the careleffnefs of fervants. in the morning before families are up, or at the time of removing of goods, &c. His Majelly has been pleafed to grant a pardon to Thomas Holland, who was to have been executed on Saturday laft at Oxford for horfeitealing, and he is to be tranf-ported for life. from the inhabitants of the French part of | On Saturday the feflions ended at the Old Hifpaniola was prefented to the King of France on the 8th inftant, complaining of extortion iht^Efta The number board, was well at the Cape Good &>pe the 10th of J Falmouth Baily tion and three acquitted. At this feflions 81 prifoners werttried, one received fentence of death, Teur to be tranfported for 14 years, exclufive of the noted Dick Swift \ 44 for feven years j one branded and three* whipped. The next feflions begins on Monday the 2cth of May, at Guildhall, and on Wed- don, will be vefted in the Lord Mayor and principal mngifiraccs of this metropolis this feffion j in the fame manner as is now p cacti fed in the affize of bread. It is reported that the daily exportation of corn is become fo ferious an affair, that rhe re-con(ideration of it has been found neceflary by an auguft Aflembly, who wiJl deliberate upon it before the recefs of pai lurnent. On Tuefday laft one of the Bulls of Change-Alley, being over-loaded with flock, had a fudden fall near the Manfion-houfe. He bruifed his left arm and leg, but received no other" damage. According to letters from Rome, the Pope is lb iJl with a fillula lachrymalis, that they have been obliged to let his tioiinefi blood. A few days iince died, at Sir George SaviJle's, Mr. A. Dodfley, brother to the late ingenious Mr. R. Dodfley, of PaJl-ma.ll. On Thurfday laft an eminent tradefman, Churchwarden ro a certain parifh in the airy, and fuppofed to be worth 1 5,000 1. was admitted to bail on a charge of buying, at an under price, four wainfcot boards, two large deal boards, and feveral pair of oak wedges, &qc. of a foldier, by*whom they were ltole from a Timber Merchant in hlack-friars; The fojdier is committed to the Compter. The following is an extradt of a letter from Briftol, to a lady in this city, dated Sunday night, April 14. cc The murder committed upon Mrs. P.ufcombe and her maid is faid to be found out; The maid Jet in a female companion, unknown to hermiftrefs- and this companion let in two fellows, unknown to the maid. They all three mutdered the maid firft, and then the miftrefs. The female companion, who To be LET T, The firft of June next, R OS T E N DE N - H ALL, near Beccles; a fine healthy Situation, all entirely new fir ted up, coinpl^uly hung with Papers, and Wainfcotir.g new painted j conhfting of a: large Drawing-Room 3 two Parlours, a Hall, large Drefting-Room, and four Bed-chambers. with Garrers^ Kitchen, Butler's Pan cry, and all Sorts of Offices, with Stable and Coach ^rufc, and twelve Acres of Land in Garden and P^J- :he Liberry of Sporting on a tine Manor three Miles from the Sea. London Srage pa firs twice a Week within two Miles, the Poll three Tiints a WeeV. Knquire of Mr. Aldus, in Bed ford-S b^4thc.Am]10r hin'fcU >^hicrh^^t - ,. . . . . r - . I le^ed and printed together. 1 tie Licond ot Scr; ure, having been in Very large Parcel, now in the India Company's Warehouses, for Exportation" for Home Confumj'tion, to be fold at 6d. per Gak Jon Advance on the Company's Sale; and a large Quantity of very ifrong, and of x molt excellent Flavour, at its. per Gallon. JAMAICA R U M, The belt that can poflibJy be imported* by thfi Piece or Puncheon, at 8 s. 9 d.--SmaJler Quantities, at 9s. per Gallon. Alfo the belt CONIAC BRANDY, atq*. 3d. Smaller Quantities at 9s. 6d. petf-Gallon. Direft, asufual, to Cha&lb� Wehman, at thc Royal EIxclLange, and they lhaJl bedelxver'd, in or near Town (one Gallon or upwards) Carriage free.-Samples, iffenc for to thePunch- houfe in Sw idling's AJley, near the North Eaft Corner of the Royal Exch;u:gs, eithe; r Brandy or Rum, very old and ftrou^ Proof, at is. 6d. Ari>ck at 3 s. per Quart. For prefent Money only. All Wines as ufual, and of the mdft excellent Qualities. Caiks, B-rJes, &c. to be paid tor, which Jlvill Ne allowM when retur^M._ This Day were publ>jb'dy In Two Volumes in Octavo. Price 10s, boundv SERMONS on ieveral Subjects and Occafions. By GEORG F. FOTHKRGILL, D.D. La^c I^rincipal oF fdmund Hall, Oxford. The fiill Volume confifts chiefly of Sermons publtflied at Gravefend on account of a fufficient 1 nefday the 2id, at the Old Baily- complement of men being not yet raifed for -the Company's fervice. Jacob Pillau gfberg, On Saturday evening laft, at the gaol delivery at the Old Baily, the noted Kichard Swift was put to the bar, when, after fome wholefome advice from the Recorder, who acquainted him of thc narrow dcape he tarily confeffed the whole, faying, that ihe couJcJ have no eafe night or day, (uice fhe did it, but when {he was drunk, and therefore made the difcovery in order ro eafe her mind. The two accomplices are not yet taken, but are well known.'* col- rmons publilbed from the Author's original \U:iufcripc, now repiinted. By Thomas Fothergiil, D. D. iac^ rcliow of Queen's College, Oxford. *** An addinonal Number of die firft H priirted fcr the Covaenience of ;hofe who hive already purduf=d w\iac now (Unds as :\vz fecond Volume- Printed fflr Daniel Prince, Bookfeller, in Oxford; and fold by J. RiYi.^con, m hz, Paul's Church-Yard. ;