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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - August 10, 1765, London, Middlesex Numb. From SATURDAY August 10, to TUESDAY August T ^ I 65- From the London Gazette. Madrid, July 22. HIS Court has received accounts that the fleet which is coining from Vera Cruz, and is daily ex-pe�ted, brings home 16 millions of hard On Friday evening tte Right Hon. Lord Lenox, and his Lady, arrived at his brother's -houfe, the Duke of Richmond's, in " ' ~' " Whitehall cheap, faid to be owing to i&e prefent high price of hay. On Saturday, a feafaung man who lod^'d at the Golden Key alehoufe, by the fide T Spain left Genoa the 23d inflant, and came the fame day to Tortona, where her Royal Highnefs was complimented on the part of the Xing of Sardinia ; and after having ftaid there One night, went to Pavia on her way to In The Princefs of Parma was to embark dollars; twelve of day, Fiiday, and Saturday, lait week, and j William Godfrey, alias Still, one of the which are for the had before them, it is faid, a fcheme of a * _ _ * � � Ma very extenfive nature, for the utility of Great Britain, and the dominions thereunto belonging. taken before Sir John Fielding, and John Spinnage* Efq; it appeared, that on Wed-nefday lair, about three o'dock, the live A gentleman writes from Hamburgh to malefactors under femence of deaiii at the his friend here, that he meets with great aforefaid gaol, viz. Samuel Matihews, _______ _  ' > 1___ _ _ _ i * _ _ r~ L. \f  i_ _ on l ____r> _ _ _ v rv &ruek the Spanifli ft diredly che wind fliould prove favourable co go out of thai port. Ctjunkagtrt, July. 30. The command of the body of Artillery, vacant by the refigrta-tioaof the Prince of Anhak-Bernburg, is conferred upon Prince Charles of Hefle Cartel. Berlin, July 30. Laft Sunday his Royal Highnefs the Duke of York fet our, early in the morning, for Poczdaro, and dined with the Xiiic af PruiEa at Sans Souci, and returned hi- encouragement in Germany', by teaching the Englifh language; that his Serene High* nefs the Prince of Goiha did him the honour of an invitation to teach at his Court, as had feveral oiheis : fo great an eftecm at prefeni is put upon the Englifh language, as well as the na ion, by a great many of the Germanic body, who feem not to be inclined fo much Fiencbificd as of late. The Hague Gazette, in an article dated London, Aug. 2, fays, that Prince Frederick William, his Majeity's youngeft brother, is fo dangerouily ill at Kenlington, that they are under great apprehenfions for his life. JohnK gano, and Andrew Benevento, as they weie going tu the parlour of the Gaoler to divine fervice, attended by Mr. Stephens, the Gaoler, who had a hanger in his hand, Simon Pingano, a Genoefe, feized the faid hanger, and HabbedMr. Stephens, of which wound he died ; that they then immediately feized the arms belonging to the Gaoler, confining of piftols, blunderbu/Tes, and cutlaffesj that they then called fonhailihe prifoners, knocked off their irons, and obliged Mr. Holden, the Turnkey, to bung them both wine and beer, which was dif-tributed to all the prifoners  (hat the town being alarmed, the prifoners were fi/ed - �, - - . Letters from Conftantinople, of the ift the fire was returned from the gaol, they ther yefterday; and early yefterday morning paltl bring advice, that the plaeue increafed having got the Gaoler's powder and ball; the Xing of Pruffia fet out for Landeck county of Giatz, accompanied by his nephew Prince Henry of Fruflia* and the two Princes of Brunfwick. The prince Royal of Pruffia, and the Princefs his con fort, ftill remain at Potadam. His Royal Highnefs Prince Henry, Pruffian Majefty's brother, is fhonJy ex-jxfted here from Carlfbadt; and his Royal Highnefs the Duke- of Fork intends to wait the arrival of that Prince, and foon after to fet out for JBruufwick. BANKRUPTCIES enlarged. there raoie ana more, and had made its appearance in the Sciaglio; on which account the Grand Seignior, with his women, (one of whom is pregnant) aie removed to his, Highnefs's country palace of Cacaga fch. A letter from Annapolis in Maryland, dated J " Northward, tha evening forth, firing on the perfons afTembled to prevent their efcape; that the chief of ih^m then marched to Sevenoaks. On Godfrey's examination he readily confefled being concerned in breaking the faid gaol, but denied knowing any thing of the murder, which was planned and exe- cuted, as he has fince heard, by the two "London, hot now of,the King's Bench Pri* (on, in the county of Surry, partner with George Akcnhead, of the ifland of Jamaica, Herehants, at Guildhall, London, Aug 24. BANKRUPT. Sheffield Young, of Honey-lane Marker, London, Butciier^ at Guildhall, Aug. 16, 20^ Sept. ai. dividend to he made to Creditors. Sept. it. John Coghill Knapp, late of Lon- Merchant the ftamp-ad is to take place in America, on All Saints Day, the . 1 ft of November next." After which fol- | Italians; and that his and the other tranf- ports going out of the gaol, was by the compulfion and threats of the convicts under had bound themfelves to ftand by each other to the laft, but that he took the fir ft opportunity ic defert from them ; and that lie believes it was owing to him that the filler of the unfortunate Gaoler lows this rtrange remark: " In the year year 1755� on the lit oi November, hap* pened that dreadful and memorable earth- j lenience, who quake, which deltroyed the city of Lif-bon. They write from the Sound, of the joth ^ . ^ tit Capt. John got off by throwing timber overboard. ore pieces of J the Keeper. Peter/burgh^ July i Sunday the parilh church of St. Sepulchre ( which has been elegantly lepaired and beau- HE "9th inftani the anniverfary of the , tifiedt at the expence, as we are told, of �mprefs's acceffion to the throne was celebrated, yet there were no military pro-iOtio^V however, the perfons to the number c(thirty, who afted principal parts in the ReV6lution, and in dethroning their latemafter the Emperor, received each of them fro forefaid Godfrey committed to Newgate; and about, twelve o'clock an exprefs was received by Sir John Fielding, from the Mayor of Maidilone, giving an account that ten of thefe felons roubles, Majefty _____next day was alft) celebrated the fe- ftiva) Of the Grand Duke j but that Prince didntt afftar in public\ owing to an indif- pofition which he has fince got rid of. iVarJa "July 23. Yefterday being the j with jts beautiful poitico, is begun to be 'y of the birth-day of the Princefs Matilda, filler of the King of The church of St. George's Bloomfbury, f�om the.Public Oftice in Bow-ftreer, by .autiful poitico, is begun to be Sir John Fie ding, and John Spinnage, hfq; This church was confecrated the Thomas Makins and James Kendnck, two '�ngjand, and intended confort ot o�r Prince RoyaJ, the festival was celebrated at the �aftle-of Friedenfburgh, by the Princes and frinceffes, children of the King, and by the other young pe*#ns of diftindion of tot h fexes. Berlin, July *7-�of Honour to the Wales, who-fiepped here a few we^k lier return frgm Carlfbadt, is gone hy �f Hanover to Londo repaired. 18th of January, i7?i> and has had no It is faid the inhabitants in- I n-ounr Moorficld, on Sa,u,day nlghl u,e of ihe perfons whoinhumanly treated and ravifbedone Elizabeth Mills, nearHolloway- the top of the fpire. has been Satuidaylaft James Haines, for feveral _ Dmmmond, Efqs late Mafter of highway robberies, and John Horner, for a Strachillan, who died a few weeks fince at foot-pad robbe.y ,n Sr. George s-ficldj, :n MifsChudleigh, Maid Caen in Normandy. This gentleman was-Princefs Dowager of attajnted for being engaged in the rebellion Sunday there was bat 3 thin Court at at. Jimes^s, a great number of the Nobility *eing gone to their xefpsflive country leat& Same day tlie Rev. Mr. W^tw preached before his Maiefty at the Chapel Royal : the Earl of Hertford carried ihe fword of ft ate. . Mrs. Draper, her Maiefty's midwife, u gone into waiting at Court, and every thing *lfe preparatory to her Majefty's lying-in is in readi nefs. On Thurfday evening the Earl of Har-court, and hisfon Lord Newnhaxn, arrived in tov/n frata Paiib. in 1747 i he was at CuUoden with his father, Lord Strathallan, who was killed in the fidd off battle, and has fince refided in I Un ^acuraay lau i-oia ivi^sneia ana Funce, with the charafter of a generous Baron Smith arrived in town fiom the Home riance, wuu & I Circuit, which ended a: Croydon the lame fore Sir John Fielding, and John Spinnage, Efqi at the Public Office in Bow-itreer, and both committed to Newgate, On Saturday laft Loid Mansfield and [Price Two-pcncc Hall-pen; y misfortune to be put on ground on Goth- did not fhare the fame fate ; and fo far was land the x1-le#or of Ihe Cuftoms at Yarmouth. Yefterday fe'nnight died at Harden, near Sr. Alban's, Hertfordshire, Mr. Sibky, formerly one of the moft considerable Farmers in thofc parts, but had retired fro bufirefs. Mr. Sibley, his fon, a wealthy Baker in Biftopfgaie-ftreet, died the fame day ; his remains are carried to Harden to be interred in the fame grave with his fa-t her. Friday laft there was the greateft number of horfes in Smithficld market known for m?nyyeafs paft, many of lybich fold v�ry day a one perfon only received fentence of death, viz. Mrs, Caltle ham. Gilbert Govins, for robbing Jenkins John Durham Lent affizei, but afterwards reprieved, are ordered to be tranfported for 14 years. John Brown, Richard Davies, and William Langftaffe, for. robbing the diftreffed fufFerers at the late fire at Rotherhite, and William Cooper, foi-houfebreaking* are to be tranfported for feven years; Nathaniel Hackitv. Thomas Doyle, and Patrick C?f- 0fay. for being concerned in robbing at :i.e faid fire, arc to be whipped at the fdjj place. ARTICLES^/lNTELLIGEktb, &v. from the Postscripts ^all the Evening Papers of lafl Saturday. ,Wc are informed that her Majcfly now uiS derftai-ds &igliih fo perfefljy Well as to !>e abk not only to read, Tpeak, and write it, \pt even to make verfes in our hhgiuge, which for pu-. riry and eafinefs of fiile (abiiracfted from [he eJe* gane'e of rhe fentimcnts) might almoft vie with Pope himfelf. We hear tint a yarch, convoyed by a 20 gurl man of war will fail the rhe beginning of next week to Helveorfluys, to bring over her Serene Highnefs the Piincefsof Meckl?nkirgh Screlirz^ her Majefty's filter, whofe arrival in Sngland is expciled by the aorli of this month. The King of Trnilia has granted a new chmer co rhe Laft India Company of Emlxten. P-r, �fq. being ro Ic is faic'3 c;ia.r Q-e have a new Pelage, has been mifrerrefenced. He only claims actarnunt Barony, hue the mercer is likely ro be conceited j Tot whiHt the Ar- referred to had rorney General, to whom ic was infi�edl into the ri^lit of Mr P-t's claim the aft air under cnnficerarion, a caveat \vhs en> rered ac the Arromey General's Office, try Mr. Green, us Solicitor to rhe �arl of Pmtmrlre, one of the fixreen Peers of Scotland, lus Lordihip cLiminga ^rior right co rhe fa id Barony. Several large fums are l�*id m the ciry that Mr. Wilkes's outlawry will be taken oft, and chat that gentleman will arrive in England before the memneof the Parliament. Large bits are Lid ac the Wert-End of the Town, that the Majority ^of the Gentlemen, whofe faats have litely been vacated by their acceptance of plaees uuder the Governmenr, will not here-chrfen. ExtraS of a letter from Creenat ich9 Aug% p, c: Twenty minutes after ten this evening:, there appeared in the clement a large ball of fhs, about ten inches diameter. Ic had a verj' luminous afpe<#$ and was femewhae redder than the Moon a: full. Its cowrfc was South-Eaft, and the time of ics appearance about a qu.-.rcer of a minute, when it feemed on a fudden to ^\\^ &s w ic were, over Blackheath, but became mviiibie in aji ijiflanc/' The Algerines complain greatly of the wane of timber and other materials tor reinforcing their marine, whicji rhey fay has of late been conhderahly reduced, ard now conhtts [catcz-ly of twenty ihips, large and fnrjl . Advice has been received at the India-houfe r over land of the death of Captain Godfrey� of the Dukeof lUchmond Eiift-Lidiaman, ac haca-via. It is faid Mr. Garrick intends to (land, the next general eleclion, for a boiough 111 Starioru- fliire, of whicii county he is a native.-- Whitehall Evening. We can aiTure our readers that, notwithflan-ding the aiTertion in the papers, 'Mr. Garriek has made no fuuh afibfance to his friends, clue he will nev^r appear upon the fhge agairi. Tlio', indeed, it is petty currently whifpered, he hasiirong inclinations to forego the character of a Hero on ojie Theatre, if he thought ic practicable for him to cut a figure on another we mean the Theatre in St. Stephen*! ChaptL Gen, E