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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - August 31, 1765, London, Middlesex ll The London Evenin Numb. From SATURDAY Ai^st 31, to TUESDAY September 3, 1765 From the London Gazette. L{fbcn, Aug. 10. N Tuefday the x6th initant the court received the difa^reeable news of the death of the Infant Don Philip, Duke of Parma and Pla-centia, brother to the Queen of Portugal. ThetrMoft Faithful Majefties, according to the cufto-rnary {Hie upon thefe occafions, fhur them-felves up for eight days \ during which all public diver/ions are fufpendtd, and the Court has put on mourning for four months. Florence, Aug. ro. Many families daily arrive here from Germany, belonging to the court : it is fuppofed that the-y will in all amount to 400 families: and as ihe time for the arrival of the Archduke approaches, every difpofition is carrying on with the m-moft diligence: Marihal Bona has fern a circular letter to all the Great Officers, and to the Ladies who are appointed to piepare togo'to Bologna to wait for the Aichduke andDutchefs, where they are to enter upon duty immediately. MaifhaJ Botta likewife goes there. 'The family of Caprara, where the Prince and Princefs are to lodge, are making the raoft magnificent clifpofiuons to receive them. Hague, Aug. ij. An exprefsanived this Vlorning has brought an account of the fud-den deatli of the Emperor of Germany, at Infpruck : His Imperial .Majefty was feized wirhaditof an apoplexy, and fell into the arms of his fun, tfTe King of the Romans, who was fitting next him. The Heieditaiy Prince and Princefs of B.'unfwick are expeded he:e on Sunday or Monday next j and the Prince of Orange has offered them the houfe in the vood, near this town, as long as their Royal and Serene HighnefTes may chufe to remain there. ..St. James's, Aug. 18. This day the Right Hon* the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the city of London, in Common Council aliembled, waited on his Ma-jelly, and being introduced 10 his Majelty fcy the-'Kfght Hon. the Earl of Orford, James Eyre, Eft]; ihe Recorder, made their Compliments in the following addrefs : To the King's Molt ExceWent Majefty ; The humble addrefs of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the Ci y of London, in Common Counc'il aflera- bled. Moft Gracious Sovereign, WE your Majefty's ever loyal and faithful fubjec~b, the Lord Mayor, Aldermerj, and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council afTembled, humbly befeech your Majclty to accept our xuolt fincere,and dutiful congratulations on the fafe delivery of the Queen, and the aufyicious bit th of anot her Pi 1 nee. The joyful event of an increafe in your Majefty's iilnitrious family, will always be gratefully eonddered by us as a further fub-ftantial fecuiity to the civil and religious Liberties of this your Majefty's Free and Native country. .Every addition to your Majeity's domeftic happinefs fills our hearts with the higheft pleafure and fatisfaction ; and fully confiding that your Majeity's Royal fentimenrs ever coincide with the united wifhes of your faithftri people, we gladly embrace every opportunity of teftifying our joy, and laying our congratulations at your Majeity's feet. Permit us, therefore, Royal Sir, to af-flbre your Majelly that your faithful Citizens of London, from their zealous attachment to youT Royal Houfe,' and the true honour and dignity of your crown, whenever a happy eftabliihment of public mealues (hall -prefent a favourable occafion, will be ready to exert their utmolt abilities in fuppcrt of fuch wife councils as apparently tend 10 render your Majeity's reign happy and glo rious. Signed by order of Court, JAMES HODGES. To which Addrefs his Majefty was pleafed to return this moft gracious an fiver: I' Thank you for this dutiful addrefs- Your congratulations on the further increafe o*f my family, and your alTurances of iealous attachment to it, cannot but be very agreeable to me.--I .have nothing fo much at beart as the welfare and happincf> of my people  and have the greatett fansfac^ion 'inevery event that may bean additional fe-curity 10 thofe civil rod religious Liberties [Price Two-pence Halt-pern.}' � � -ool. I have the pleafure to add, our harvelt is near-over, our crops in general a-e ^ood, and we hate lately had fome refrefning fhowers, lb that wheat rault fail, notwichftanJiag the exorbitant price the Farmers keep it up to at prefent." On Saturday laft a wager was rowed from the Old Swan at London-bridge to the W nite Swan at Chelfea, by Paul OldfielJ, ar d William Hamilton, Watermen, for :ivs guineas a boat, which was won by the f. ;::,�rr O � Friday, as two gentlemen were riding f- l,ecd, on the race-ground at Bame:, .- y iooe with fuch vioV'nce again It each o.i^-r, tnat. they were both thrown from uieir iii.rfes; one was killed on the fpO', and :tie other died before he could begot off the com fe. On Friday lalt the Miftrcfs of the Bell in Pe;ty France, Weftminfter, going ro Barnet laces in a chaife, lt(^p;�ed on Common to give the hoife fume water, when tne hoife ioo.s of the Empire ac Francforr ; of London, I but if a Kuig'o? the Konuus bs eiiited in th� f lift time of the Emperor, he fucceetis of toiufi vvirhotir any new choree. Joi'eph �;r.e^icl-Af,giiltiis, (th� eldrft fori of the dece-fl'J Lrrpej-nr) who was emu;; d K'wg Of ihe Roinai;> April 3, 1764, is in me ifth y;ar ot las -i^. He w^s aurried on die 1 jtb. of JaiHury laft ro rbr Princefs Jofepiiina Anconiaj filler tn the ek^lor nfKavaria. Some letters from the Hngne advife, rbit the Prince StutftljoJder, Together wi'i: rl.e Princefs of N .fTan-U'e;]b-,:ir2 his Liter, and the Prince her confnrr, \vill piy a vifit to ihe Court of t'ligl.uu! '>ef'-re ivintrr. The iith.ilir ::::s or" Duv.zick hive made a complainc to P,Mce Dolgorucki oi rive excelTes and oiur^g-s committed by the Kullini tr a:; .At: -mc aver-iinn to that v;o]fi;t exeicile We are weii infotnui; tii.;t uyon rhe ntpw occafion ot'the Qne-.-n'j b,my in n.n !vh than a hoglhc..d of win-.- ,t day ii,s inr iruny ,!,y: p-.:t -beer; made j- ro c.uu.i?, a il ;-uen y Hornet races. Friday morning, a' out five o'clock, a Gardner coming ro town with goods for- Leaden hall marker, was ilopp'd at l'ec\h.-.m Gap by two footpads, who io!>!A! him of upivar..': o.' tnre-pounds, ;.tid focn a'frei i'.opj'u a wom.n, who having in money about her, t!>ey be�r her un-niercii.db.MH er the head with their pid.oh, and lett hei tor (.!eau. TH K Par:ocrlhip of John Baroes and Hei janu.'i KiLk::ouie, '^jocers ami Tea L'e.lvi?, i;t diet, iide,; oidolved by mutual 1. o-.fent, on t.'-c i^th b:[\Mit , I ! eg 1 eave to aco'Miiic my riu-iu,?, - prefer a"t -ie I'isbiic ir. gercial C't\ t each Bottle i> f.a'.eo^i n I'-?. 'A'a'.ker's Nunc) They a e tht ni�A �Oca aiu and intall.bie ("me r all w cakucllts, in b^> ii v"m-, cccilioi'd b- Srrains, Mercurials, &c. and, v� ]l C.aus of a ccram i.'iforJci, aoa have no Mercurial* 1 . chvir Coinpofiti.-i.. l . , , To be Ivu'i at .>jr Warchoafe, tll� HiblcanJ Crown, � e - cr-e> d of rl'-e.-Lan; ii rtie Old Biily, in Bot-,di 01 s s- or-2 5. C'S. catii, fealed up, with proper h'v r.,ti". Ad.iceuircn gratis b) ViBtU Virxtai, WSS5BLS and Co. ;