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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - August 15, 1765, London, Middlesex Evenin ttumb. 5897 From THURSDAY August 15, to SATURDAY August 17 1 / 65- [Price Two-pence Half-penny A Dialogue belnveat a NORTH AMERICAN an4 a CoU rtier. North American. OU remember, that ac our laft meeting, treated, they fought, and whom they conquered. So late as 1739, to my own knowledge, the Government defired their alfiitance, to make war upon the Spaniards \ when the weanreeduuonthis four coIonie* of New Lngland, with New day indidiy to en- York' New Je(fe^ ^ylvania, and Vir-quircimo the juf- gln!a> �l��ed.ateiy railed 4:00 men, and at nee as well as policy of Great Britain, in taxing the Noith Americans; and as this is a matter of the grearelt importance to both countries, I ftaii with pleafure hear you endeavour 10 defend the meafures that have been taken, to the uimoit of your power,, I mean as far as is confiftenr with truth or tight reafon ; but if Ifliould differ with you in opinion, I hope youy^iil hear me wit a the fame candour that I fhall you. Courtier. Upon thefe principles, Sir, I join iffue j �nd firft, as to the juftfeeor ligtv. of taxing. This I think we are veile2 wirh, from your being ihe fubje&s of the Crown of England, as well as in confidera ion of the protection and repealed fuccours you h3ve received, from this nation, to which you owe your crigin, .and which fo often has defended you. Can you have forgotten the expedition againft your natuial enemy, Canada, 4n the reign of King William, and which tneir own ex,encefent them to Jamaica, for the Carthagena expedition; and in the courfeof that war, when your affairs Jooked deplorable enough in Europe, New England, even without your knowledge, or a lingle folcier from Britain, refolved the conqueil of C3[ e Breton, and they accomplifhed ir, and thereby gave you peace. Did they not, immediately after the con-queft of Canada, fecond your deiigns in South America, againit Martinico, the | ditches round Highgare and Hampftead, as Havannah, &c. You have had fome English rebels, and many ihoufands of Scotch- Lady was mother to the celebrated Mrs. Lennox. On Tuefday died in Norfolk-ftieet in the Strand, aged Z4, Robert Cocks, Efq; fon of John Cocks, Efq- of Cattle Ditch in Herefordfhire. On Monday laft (it being the birth-day of his Royal Highnefs the Pi ince of Wales) fix boats, and by fix young Watermen, all batchelox, itaned from Bell W ater-gaie, Woolwich, to Garden-ftairs, Gieenwich : when the prize, a new boar, valued at 11 1. was won by a man named Taylor, of Crane-itairs, at the lait-meniioned place; the 2d boat had a tilt , the ;d a pair of oars ; the 4th a pair of fculls j and the laft two nothing, Thurfday morning there was ice in the men fo \ bur if you will give me an inftance of one North American tiaving been a rebel, and in arms againft hi.- Sovereign, I will abandon theii caufe; but 1 know it to be not in your power, for in this they Hand UMmpeacned and unblemifhed. For thefe and many more inftances of theii feivice>, duty, and loyalty, they only claim the liberty cf Bri ilh fubjefts, and to 3 o----------r ---' - thick as a (ixpenny piece, and the gates and ftiks were covered with 3 w hitc froll, which is very extraoiUinary at this feafon of the year. Thurfday in the afternoon a out in the back par, of the h^ufe of his Gracethe Duke of Ne^caftle, in LincolnV Inn-fields, but by timely afliftance was luckily exiingurfhed, wi:h little damage. lemaikable caufj was fire broke Extrafi of a letter from Penfacola, Wefl-Tlon Jiear Henley ry of a man from a of which nifed n*-c t'uT off, wirhour tA:i:\j the UaH no wee : however the A few days a^�.� a triedin the Marfhalfea court in the Borough, which they think they have an hereditary I betuxen a Shoe-maker, near St. A;:d ew's right. Courtier. church, HoJborn, plaintiff, and a poor old wotu3ri, upvaids of ninety-feven yeais of - j . . - 1 Wilh the fame candour that we began J age (a p.ifoner in c-Sir William Phipps? Or that in the war of | received great information fiom- ynu, and Queen Anne, under General HiU, againft the fame cotinrry ? And as to the late war, the defence of your country was the caufe of it, and Canada, your great enemy, became reduced, and made a lifter province, fhall ever be of opinion, that the Americans ought fully and amply to enjoy all the rights and liberties of Britons; andwhenevei thofe are invaded, you may depend, Ilhaii be their friend and advocate. Meanwhile, cupaiiort of a mom ready-f.*nfhed, b�-.aid and other necelfaries found a:.t vided ^ when, afer a hear - of upv.M . s ->i thiee houis, the juiy br^ugnt in a vei^ct for hi* defendant: it anDeaiine. b\ ue i 1 which has coil this nation near four millions \ \ very glad to mee: you next week, f boaidi: g tier, !hc r.o j it appealing, evidence of tne defendan , that inhead of j found hei/cJf m cm 1 i in order to aik y u fome quettjons concern- J victuals and necriTiric:, r-lfr. alfo the w hole ing ihai country, and the taxes impofed on | family, and the l'uppofcd ufe and occupation, was no more han an old room where the Shoe-maker a^d his whole family lay. On Tuefday la it a pi >t was difcovered by one of the piifoners, a Malattoe, in Clerkenvvell Biidewell j the inten; ui which was, that the whole body w3s 10 rife, mur- Iteriirjig. So much having been done, ihall not this tender parent, who has expended her treafure, nurfed you in your infancy, led you by the. hand to youth, and reared you to manhood j fball not, I fay, this indulgent parent, who has exhauited herfeif, and h bending under the load of her numerous d^bts, hoi be allowed now to call upon her robuft ions of North America for aid > North American. Your pretending a right of taxing us, as being the fubje&s of England, I oeheve is a new doftrine, and without precedent, but however I fhall not take upon me to dilpyte Jt j but xhit I will venture to fay, upon tne , nOR: Ine ^an or iMortningron win continue f in wHjch ^ on, jhe of authority of Locke, Selden, and Siuney, ; �,: n,s deparimem of Lord Chancellor, and fjfi houf wi[h iment tq /cb the fc and .hat every man in jtngland, wheifter ne i;as j 'h? U �n her raaking refiftance, and caUing out arioht to vote or not, is tt-prcfenied in me l- high offices of rue law. - . . . ..... . ^ , LONDON. Thurfday at noon hr Majefty paid a vifit to her Royal Highnefs the i-rincefsDowager of Wales at Ca'ie'on-houfe. .Thurfday ti.s Royal H ghnefs the Duke | deMhe'^p^Vnd^ make iheir^ape : or Cumberland was at bi, James s, but the drawing room was (jver. It is confidently reported, that a further the ringleaders are no*/ double-ironed, and locked down to the floor. Laft Monday night, between ten and change in die Miniltry will foon take place. e]even 0>dockj a man ,u(hed inl0 a pawn. We aie credibly informed, thattheR1g.1t browker's fhop in James-ftreer, Grofvenor- ilh Parliamen We hear that a treaty of marriage is on for help, the villain beat her over the head in a cruel a manner that fhe died of the As (his is an unanfcvcabJe f"�l to*eentheHon. James Stuart M'Ken- woundslhe next day. The fellow made his city or county truth, aqueftion will follow, Ate weNorh American* equally fubjefts, and have c ; he lame inherent rights to liberty, as oui fellow fubje&s in hngtand, or not r Thh, I believe, you will not even attempt ro deny; how ihen ate we iepiefented3 fince there is not a man among us who has a vote ? The people of England are taxed by their own confent, that by their Deputies; but you will not fay the^orth Americans have anyfuch. This then fhould convince you, that they are deprived of the fundamental liberty of Englifhmen, and therefore have a light to complain, humbly to remonitrate, and to pray for relief. You make a great merit of the expedi- I lions of King William, Queen Anne, and in the late war, to which 1 anfwer, that, the greateft part of the forces in either of thofe expeditions^ were the natives of ^America, who z�e, and the Lady of of the daughters of the Rigtit Hon. theEari j things! of Harrington. Lalt week the Lady of Jeremiah Dyfon, Efq; was fafely delivered of a fon at his houle i-u Bond-ltreet. Stanhope, one cfi; wuh on]y carrying off a fevv :ijding j........^,, at I.-tii j. m.iJi appeared at rnjnc of At: if]ai;d3 nv.d c^Jied one rharth^re was a man drotvju;ig. Upon which Lord Vv'illiam Campheil anJ r;,e l.uli^s immediately fet out, ;uid came to �1k placr, where they were fhewn ibmctlung lixe a m.iii l)'ing a^the bottom of the water. His I .>rdfhip ilirrrd the body wuh the pol- of his hoar, which wns twenty feet long $ I�ur as ih? joJ? hid no hook to ir, aj'd his Lordftiip riiuJini; ir was lofmg too mr/.h rime, iulfanrJy* pnllei! ot"hiscoar (ins L:a!y and fifters being in the !ioaf) and jumped into rhe water, winch was Jixc-ci) feet deep, ^jid although the m.iii was ni:d*r the rnnk of an uld tree*, he, hrri!�hr him up. and twam ro (hor^ with him." Hi? 1 orJlhip then orderrd him to be blooded, and bj nis ^rerir car.- at ^jm. 1 e loon !>egan ro d-aw breath, and Stin^ corned home, is "fince perf'c'iiy recovered. He w.ts a iervanr ro Lord Prtlmerftou, who was then on a vi/ir ro.GcntJc-nvan near that place. Lord Williun Campbell is a young Gentleman moft defervedJy efteemed, and is a molt gallant and humane Sea-Officer. I.aft week the prizes of a gold and /ilver medal, aniiuiJly given by Lord Bruce ro the Scholars of Winchefter College^ for elocution aad Compofirion, were feveraJIy adjuiled to Mr* Kingftoti and Mr. Day. Mr, Bartlet, firfl mate of the Lord Cllre lit* diaman, is appointed Caprain of that fbip in the room of Capt, Webber, who retires. On Monday laft, JefferitVs regiment of foot, the 14th, lately quartet red in Dover Caftle, marched into the city of Winchefler, wheie they are ordered to remain till next fpring. Several flaps from Dublin and Corke, loaded with butter^ are hourly expected in the river ; which it is hoped, will reduce the prefent excTr* bitant price of that comrr.odiry. Tuefday died, at his lodgings near St. Geoigs's church in the Borough, in the 90th year of his a^e, Mr. John Scamp, formerly a confiderabJe On W�tarfd.y evening laft � Mr. Lead- f^^^J^-; beater Newcomb, and his wife, were returning from Illington to their houfe in Gray's inn-lane, they were flopped near 1 liu-foay morning the Lady of Lord h turnpike at the bottom of Sr. John's- Vifcount Stopford was fafely delivered of a fon, at his houfe in Berkeley-fquare. ExiraH cf a letter from Portfmoutht Aug. 14. ...... his Royal llreet, by two footpads, who robbed them of an etwee cafe, with the inftruments, and fome filver. John Vincellett and Samuel Vincelletr, who were condemned at laft Lewes ailize, Monday arrived here rncog Highnefs the Duke of Gloucefter, from Southampton, in order to view the works ^eld for the county of Suflex, for ftealing of this garrifon, and immediately afterwards ^ttx out 0f the paddock of Lord Winter-went over in a wherry to Gofport, wheie tor)j are both reprieved, in order for tranf-his horfe waited to carry him to Southamp- ton portauon. Gilbert Ovins, who was condemned at Croydon affize, held for the county of Sur-ro London, "in order to be depofued in the j Ty% for robbins Mrs, Caftlefranck on Clap- -44 Monday Tieafury of the Hon. Ealt India Company, - ham Common, is ordered to be executed ac A large quantity of iix-per.ces, we hear, ar� fpeedily ro be coined at the Tower, aud the old ones called in. They write from Paris, of the 2d inftanf, that though the firft accou::rs received thereof the Jate fire at Bolhec, rrude the number of houfes reduced to afhes 400, advice has /ince been, received from the Subdcle^ate of the in tea-dency, that 864 houfes were confumed. To the and Frea* .mtlemen, Clergy, holders of the County of Sussex. Gentlemen, Majlfty having Kennington gallows on Thurfday nexr. We hear that Elizabch Wall and Cathe- wno were always cioa.ucu,----- being efcorted by their Officers, a box of armed and paid by the refyeftive colonies; djamonds of very confiderable value, landed -------- and the Government did never put it on a from the Medway mas of war, lately arn- rjne Burk, who are now in cuftody, accu- focwinew as a fervice undertaken for their . ved from the Eaft Indies, and feized by 1...... :- ......� fakes, but always defired their affiltance to reduce Canada; and to this ihey always contented, to the Sxhaufting and ruining ihemfelves. But let me aft you, Was it from a principle ofgreat loveto us North Americans, thai-you uhdenopk thofe expeditions, or for your cwi^ fakes, to ferve yourfelves, and-c�> extend your trade ? for you very weU know, that with^he lofs of the colonies you woiddlofe a great part of your com- ?efce, and a great part of your power too. his then was the great motive of your Attention therein. As to yoUr being a tender parent, nurfing Thomas Monday, Efq; one of the Principal Officers of his Majefty's Cufloms at this place, the fame having been imported without licence from the faid Company." Befides the Mary yacht already mentioned in the paper's, the Augufta and Fubbs yachts are now getting in readinefs at D^ptford, in order to fail for the caail of Holland j from whence it is conjerfured, ibat Ins Royal Highnefs the Duke of York, and the young Prince S;adtholder, will accompany the Hereditary Prince and Piincefs of Bmnfwick to England. , , The J ' " " ' fed with being concerned in the murder or John Smith, late aCleik in the Bank of England, who was found murdered Thuif day fe'nniglv, in the morning, near Church-Rag fair, abfolutely deny their having that affair, but lay it lan been gract tufty �pleafed to apfo:nt me Comptroller of bis Houfeholdy my Seat in Parliament is become vacant : I therefore d fire the Continuance of your Favcurjj in vivt) a rw your Vvtes and Intereji for r/iy Re-eleciin. Yc-it may be affnred of my a ways having ihe mo (I pratetui Rewemfyrance of thiSj as well as cf "\cur former Fa-tows* and that I fhall ufe my uihi.j: Lvdeavcurs, as I have always done, fatt ed?e??t- and Cbhged rumkk Se>varit, Thomas Peljiam* in iitfaiicy*-protecting in youth, andiearin^ to manhood, it is really very oratorical, and Newfoundland tickles Irwh'wither, fince every body knows that iveft ripe;fecuted in this country, i6u>- embaiked our moft arJ in at Plymouth# fur North Amferica, without ary proteflion orfuccour irofh this tender.parent; they landed in 3 Countiy which was one valt wildernefs, polgj&d by fierce favaees, witt whom they any concern in entirely 10 the two men who are in cuftody. ARTictES0/Intelligence, &*c% fro% the Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft Thurfday. Iris WvSf r heir Serene Higbnefles rhe HerecU-rary Prince and Princefj of Bamfwick, \v\ \ \-j two of the Syonforson an approaching occaJion The Royal Bank at Berlin was opened the Jarrerend oflalt month. They write from Berlin, that Mifs Chiul-leigh, Maid of Honour ro fhe Prince/s Dow.iger of Wales, who had made a lhy thereof fine , +_____f _ weeks on her return from the by the w-ay of Hanover. Tl^e Statue now preparing of Oliver Crom well, hy outer -of his PiufJian Majefty, ii making from a u3,t�k at a Swuary's ncu Clia to _ be got ready immediately at Dep;ford yard, in order, as is imagined, 10 tail tor " : the men work night and rHE Partnerfhip of John Barnes and Back..otjK\ -'.jroceis ajui Tea Defers, in Cheapiide, beu.-? di'.olvrd by mutual C.oiittiir, on the 10th li.itaait y I Len Lrave co acquaint my Friends, and t. c Pn' lie \n general, tnat I have entered ijuo Panncrihip uich Mr. Bartholomew Daw fon, Urocer ajul Tea Dealer, at die Tea Chclt and St;^ari,oaf, in New;,ate-Strecrr; where the Continuance of ti.eir Comnianus wiJl be grau-fnJly ackuow- leuged, and rait I fully executed, hy Their rn\>lt ybetlient hnmbleSer^ anr, Ngzuffate-Street* (For Partntr and SelO July 2z, i B^-N 1- BACKHOUSE. day. . _ . Sir William Harr, an eminent Banker in Pall Mall, is very ill at Biighthelmitone. thither to attend him. By a private letter from New lork, we are informed of the death of Mrs* Ramfty, widow of Col. James Ramfay, fome years ago Commander in Chief a; Albany. This fins Crtjfs. S U K K V. To be Lett, a^ &nre�'d on immediately, hi Kingih'ii upon, "pHAT wel. known and accuilomed 1 Inn, thrCAJTLb: 1 he Huiuiefi will be carried on as un>al till leit. hifquire as above. N. B. ?oft Chakes, good Harft*, a. Drivers. carciul ;