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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 10, 1765, London, Middlesex - � * * x - �J 2U * 4 It ffamb. 5948 From 1 * K>, to December 12, 1765 [Price Twopence |Jalf-penny From the Lokdong.ber� to ce^ lebratc the ~ Great. 4 Bitfbi day tomornDty> in the twit manner at tW Lipoid was oMerved. Dif* Member/ who is not poffeffed of a certain [ qualification in point of fortune. .: ; TUefday the Lord Mayor and Court of ' Aldermen fent proper.Officers to infpfectthe ruiris at the late fire in ^ifhopf^te-ftfcet, to fee "if any of them remained^ in a dangerous fouation i and after having viewed them, they jgave in their report, that Xeve-rai chimnies and walls now ftandin? were in fo ruinous-a condition that p "hoiri. have I T in ailighed rank* of _7 , ^ hand?. Their' Royal Jtvare again to tfw. %jV pn Sturfay the 24th -in- ftant tlie Court went into mourning, for tb*e ngers imminent danger of their Jives whereupon orders were given for-taking them down. poft j>ailion on him, and Jet him go; but wnii this caution, to be morecircurofpeft in his futuie behaviour. The gentleman hid that day received a considerable fuin of money in the city, which he had luckily locked up in the room where his company was Gazetteer. Tuefday were examined, at the. Pub] jc-ce io Bow-ftreet, before Sir John Field-arid John Spinnage, Efqj the other two pads, being two out of three of the only remaining gang who have for more {Lmding the p efent tfen^ft of all It has been a cuftom, time immemorial, . than two months paft infeited the high- for-Mercefs, Diapers, Lacemen, &c., to wayisand footpaths round town, and com-^ve their fhops ftut in foonasit is dark, mined many robberies and outra^es^ par Cumber liitf late Royal Hi�hn*fs the Dolce A IN ^ R " Thomas Txollppe, of Friday-itreer, London, Merchant, at GuildliaJl, Dec^x'8, 24* ^ : Jan. ax. Patil'Wiil'iannij ofPeter-ftreet/in the parlfh of .St. John tke EVai^elift, Weftrtinftery^uble-Xeeger, at GtiildluU, Loudon, bec*'i69 18, j 4 Jan, 21. J^mcsPaterfon, late of Loudon,1 Merchant, at Guildhall/De6; 17, 14, Jan. 21.1 ( ; J^mes Boiius, now or late 6f Tcwer-ftreet, 'Loadon, Slo^ feller, at GaildhaJlj Dec. iS? 31, Jan. ii. fmncis Currell, now or Lre of Gofporl, ih the cotiftty of/Southampton, Vi�lualleri � . -the India-arms Inn in Gofporr, Jan. 3, 4, at. Can any one imaging th?y fell a yard of Silk, Cloth, or Lace the lefs in the whole year, in compliance wkhthe above cultom ? . In' every bufinels, when the confunier knoWff tharhe cannot be fuppiied'after fuck; an hour, will he not provide fpj; hitnfelf'in ] tim$ ? Do we not lay in provifions for our- fcives on the Saturday, for the neceffarjes of the Sabbkth ? If iWs be giant^d, how^ eafily might it be, by every Shopkeeper's' following the example otthe Mercer,^Dra-per, and Laceman, :&c. to reduce the exorbitant, price of .qa^dies which they now bear I The way to attain it is this; for all thofe of the fame bufinefs,- let it be what it will, to be unanimous in (heir refolueion. . A Jarge'Dutch fliip frofti Amilerda lolt at the Back of the Goodwin, and the crew-a re gotto-Ramfgate, 1 Wiiliain'Henderfon, �fq; ^appointed a Captain of a Company in the 4th r^gii^eiit of -foot, in the room of Captain Partridge j a;id Lieutenant Co (by fucceeds Captain Henderfon as Captain Lieutenant in the faid regiment* The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor has is ______ made x, James Col well, of St. Columb, m county of CgrhwaU^ Linen draj^er ami .^Mercef, at Che Globe Tavern in Exeter, 1 J^i}. 6. Audrev^ Naffi?'of Seyftioi^-{X)iirt, in vthtf^art(h oirst; Manii fir the Fields,-Mi2-'^ex, Taylor, lit Guildhall^ Lort^on. ' [ LconaM /Pbiflipp*j/,;of^ rfl* ^difi *df St. appointed ,iVflht^r Murphy, Efqj of Litf-coinVinn, one of the Commifliohers of bankruptcies, in the room of Thomas ^ Cuddon, �f frcm as it were beferringihe iegiflirure ar ikfiidce. Lait Siinday nigbr, b^ewcen fit and ftven o'clock, as A;r. Lee, fhopinairtn Mr". "Brcnr, Cheefen.on^er, 'in Ivy-i^tnc, was rernriiing to town from Hi^hgarte, he was flopped near Pan? eras worjeboufe by t\Vo fnorpids, and robbed of all the mou^y he liad in his.pockets. Tliey would lute made an exdunge of cloihcs, if fonie coin[uny coining op bad r.oe prevented them. Monday night I>er\vten 11 and 12 o'clock, as Mr. Garton, of Gray*s-inii lane, was going along Bedford row, in las way home, he was flopped near the uxl ot it by three ruffiiiis, two oi them hdd him by the collar, while the other feaxched liis.; ocfctu, from whence he rook his watch, two quarter 'guineas, and near feveu Jhillings in filver; af;er which thry all three ran Oft down the Kin^Vroad. Early yellerdiy morning Mr. Sh^rpley, a Briftol KiJcr was Ropt by a finale higliway-man beyond Maidenhead TtvicJcct> who robb'd him of what money J-elud abour him and a lil-ver waich. He (iefired to infpeit inw Mf. Sharpley'scl:uk b^g, hue being told it contained nothing btu patterns in tr*de, he delilted rod rom eery mended Laft-F/iday j�as-mar/ied .at Bath, Richard Police. tjmitj at^Guildha?!', London Jiti/o. Santueljymfley, of Wafcefiddy in d � Uhen tliofe therefore who were under fenccjiee of death, and others, to the number of 16, liad refolved upm breaking the g4ol and toaking their efcape, they applied to the Quaker likewife ro accompany them j butherefufed to join them, telling them that the laws of his country liad fjeeu favourable to him, in mitigating the punilhment he-was Jiabk to, and rhat therefore he wast determined ^o bje obedieue to rl* laws. They tried every violent method to make himalter hisrefokition, by xb reaming and bearj^g kx'm, -aft4aK iaS putting h pifiol into his month, but aJl to no ,pur-. pole. At lair, when .tie time came for making ' their cfeape,. they obliged fum to lead the way, in order to take the tirit fire of thofe who were placed to guard them which, however, he happily efcaped by throwing bxmfelf flat'upon and, when his companions were gone utty he immediately went back to prifon. His behaviwir was reported ro the proper pcrfon, and he hath, we hear. the ground j Wit a Co lady of iortune. Tuefday died Mr. Francis Hamilton, Tuefday, the late Lord Mayor adquaihted 1 many yeats an eminent Upholfterer onj the 1 tbeOuvti that accQ�4in*g to'a reftrf of a fotorer Coiirt, he had provided a gold box, to pi efent to the Prince withxhe copy pf ihe. freedom of this ^tty, A "pohjebirtee was appointed (tdWapor Royal Hi&hnefc' Whh the fachei in th( �%tp*jotfbe, whole ci�y) 6? fex.Aldefmej jljd twelve Gpj^pionerii, viz. Lor*Mjiyor i&ldermeii iadbroke. Stevertfo1i,; Oofl^ng ^^aniTreieQrhick Kettelby, Skinner,' Morfey,"Beard PS Saffery, Samuel Zfoj leeniar), Brideeo, Hall, and ^ache^ ani'that jtf�e Itecordef ^ Chamberl/linJ Job* .The ,tepfe�f^tajtion ^"ch waff, I itam-Aku? CommilBSner^ orSewete, Couat. w^i read a^atoj and thefeireral articles put: up fcparajely, the'Court unani-mouily agreef jo/diem ail/and that it would ;^feMpur. ^%ahra�e of the city .fc r^^-MifUeNjlrardeftfts'to^ntioTjed ^opinion oj ifteQwrxi inat'*a;iax on the lphabuams, iioj ^ceedipg .one (himftg and fixj> paved ftpnesin NVeit Spjijhfieid On: Monday,Mr, Thomas Wa>d, an emi- i nent Carpenter, dropped down dead, as he was giving directions 10 the workmen at the ijewpuildjhg*ihTheobald's-row, near!i^ed Lion-f^uare, Hoiborn. The deceafed- was in the 70th yeir of hisage^ v .. On Monday laft there was a great bdiing match in Ste^npyrfields, between^aH^itel-, noie4 far^ that brutal exefcife, and-a little dapper Carpenter, for a cp'niidefable fur M when, after a com eft of fi|c^en minutes, vidory declared in favour of the liuleCarf Pinter. Early on Tuefday morning an eminent Attorney in UncplnVJnn, was. taken up for forgery, and in-the afierpoon w^seU-arain^d before a Magiiliate, who-commiaed him toNevArgate. f riclayniglit laft a well dreffed man knocked at the door of a gentleman, of fortune upon the terras in St. Jame^Vftreet, jind afked the fervant if his mafter was at homi j the to their opinion, uray be fo, plied without bur* | F^doii. rheniiig the fnl>je�ls with new raxes; and that, anxittglt other means, byfupprejjing the ptnfuns and gratifications whiri? have been extraotdina-rzty granted on divers occafionsJ" They write from Gibraltar,-.that feveral Jew agents had been arretted by order of Governor Irwin, for engaging Englifti feamen and officers in the fervi�e of other maritime powers. By a letter from Kingiton in Jamaica, dated Aitgntt ic?v we are advlied> that Captain Tolh otNetvport, five weeks before, was-talcen by a Spaniih Giurda Cofta, and carried to Cartha-gena. T.\vb of his men made their efcape, and had arrived'at Kingfion. The Union, Smith, from Soath Carolina; and the Edward, Davis, from North Caroluu, are Jxuh arrived at Doverj by which we have the following accounts~u The triob at Newport in Rhode Ifland deilroy-ed feveral houfc5, and attacked fevdral gentlfmeu, particularly Auguftus Johnfton, Efq; Dr. Thomas Moffat^ and Martin Howard, jun. Efq; the two iait mentioned gentlemen immediately embarked for England. It is faid tbey have lolt above a thou-fand pouiul fterling each- The Colleilor of the Cuflbnis at Newjiort was obliged xo take flieker on board a Man of War, and the Cultom-Loufe was fhut up for feveral days. They write from Hahfarj that a French. procured To; the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freehold ders of the Coanty of Huntingdon. HAVING been put in Nomination as Candidates toreprefent this Comity in Parliament at the next General EleHicn^ by a- very grea Majority of the Gentlemen%C(ergy^ and Pree* holders ajjembled^ this Day, at the County Uall m Huntingdon ; We beg Leave to take tbefirfi Opportunity to return our befl Thanks /or the Hone hp which you then did Us, and to entreat the farther Favour of your Votes and Inttrefk at the mxt G#-neral Etcttion. Weare^ Gentlemen, Huntingdon, Tvur mofi cb.hcd and Nov. 29, 176$, Faithful lumb.e Servant, HlNCHINGSROOK, Garysfort. of 00 Sargo uikecs, gunpowder, iron gooJs, was wrecked during a Jttit of ana^leanf^the^iiyun the manner frvvo* Ua 1 a ^pxwti�'te^pppim^^ prepare a petition td/prtfeu* lb Parliam^rtt^ if bring in a bill |o enable iheraf to carr^if i?tcf ex-. ccutioi, 'The^/amft^^r^t>n'are preferit Commiffionwi of Sew'ersj fwhich are all the Aldermen,,all the Pep^i Ward) wtfli tigale of wind, in rhe gtilt of St. Lawrence, upon which ne faid, give my compbmvnts to him, and tell him I Ihoufd, be. glad io fpeak to him in private; The %vant having no fufpfcion/ ftewed him into a room, android his matter there was a gentleman defirtpd to fpeak taliim in the next room, who when he entered the room to know the pel fan's buUoefs, ^vas thus^geptted, ^ Sir, y.bttfiaefs^ is, I.want money, and mon^y ,i I iiuft have:4' to which the geqitleman Bonetta Letters from Lyons, dared Novem^ier ay, inform, that the Academy of Sciences, Behes Letters, and Aits, of that city, have propofed Forth: ftisn of of Arts founded by Mr. Chrif- rieri, the following fub^, via. The dif cbvery of a metliod of hardening Leather, and giving it fuch a confiftejoce as to render it impenetrable Hustiscdon, Dec. 2, 176^ WHEREAS anextraorrlinary Ad-vertifeuiejic has ap^jeareu lii die Cambridge Chronicle of November .the 30th, dacc4 Huntingdon, November the29th ; in which u is is Ctiu, that after the Nomination of Mr Bernard, iv.mii a Vacancy that is now iikely to hap-p.n, T-iVoor Three other Perfons eji prrfent, rliarat the gteaxeft Meeting ever kno->jiujon fuch an 6ccahoji, immvdiattly after Mr. Bernard's Nomination, Lord Vuconiit Hincj!ingf*rojk, and Lord Ca-xysf�rtj and tbkv only, w by a very teat Majority oftb* Gehtlemen7 Cterjy and Free-oldcrs, a'd'twbtid at tb:Tovm-ijail at Hunting-do: 1 ;" 2> at no Perfod pufy be inrjted by tie fad Advertsfemenf, Sotke is butbj given. t)oat at the faid 'Meeting (wbtcb was held for a differing thefe two Lords were propofed by a Nobie -Earl as Candidates to repreftnt the faid County at the next General Ek&ioa j but the PropofalwaS fo gft+tifctyliked by the Gentlemen then prtfent that the) broke up wthwt admitting the ^ue/tm-to be put* ;