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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 24, 1765, London, Middlesex Numb. I954 Ffplli TrUfiSDAY December to THURSDAY DegemUkk 26, J765. . {Price Two-pence Halfpenny Frtni'thd LdNfroN GAzETTfc. Vienna^ DiC.-ii. "rv~ H'E Emperor has been pleafed to mike Count Srah-- remberg, the Imperial Embiflador at Paris j and-Prince Pouiatow-flsi, Princes of the Empire. Berlinj Dtc. 14. ___ _______ Mi de -Zegelin, tybJTrappouned.6y the King of Pruflia to be his Minifter .at the Porte, fit Qttt from hence a ffar days ago for Constantinople. Lord Chamber lain'rOjfce, Dee. 14. Orders fbr.tbe Court's going out of raoarningon Sunday ntlt, the 29th iniranr, for her late Royal Higtarrefs the Margravine oFSchwedr, filler to the King of Pruiiia. BANKRUPT S. Henry Hart, of the paritb of St, John, Southward, in the coiwty of'Surry, Bifcuit-baker, - it Guildhall, London, Jan. 8, o, Feb. 4. Kward'SkeHorii, of Bifhopfgate-lfreet, London, : Colourman, at GuUdhaM, Dec, 28, Jan. 18, . Feb.. 4.  , Babert ificunftw^ tiow or late of the city.of fitiitol* jMafbUj at the American coffee houfe in CoHi.fh-eet,^rifloI, .{an. 3^ 4, Feb. 4. DiyiD&HDi tvbe^nade to CR.e45ito *S. Jan. aa. .Henry UhthojfF and Nicholas JftJittier, jof JLondou, Merchants and partners, at . jQuildhall. Jan. .22. Thorna* Sharman, of Coxfbaro; in the> . patifh .of Wimmering, iu the county of Sottthaoipton,. Gowlwaiuer, at > Guildhall, LondoQ. ][an. 1 y. William Delpratt, late of the city of Briftol,. Merchant, at the Nag's Head tavern in Wine-ftreet^BcgUoI.  ~~ L O N D ON. The foiJdv/fng narrative of the murder committed' on board the brig Earl of Sandwich-, off the coaft of Ireland, may be fully depended on, as it is tranfmhted by order of his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant, by whofe directions alfo every neceifary ftep has been, and is continued to be taken, for fecuring -the property of the un happy fuf-ferers and thofe interfiled in the cargo, as �tell ** for diicoverihe the whole fcene of &e tti&ibY* '"bringing tfi6:j>erpeiran>T> tfceiieof tojtiftice: - d narrativeff tit-late horrid fturdtr committed by George Gidley **d Richard St. Quint in (hath nueR of England men) Peter M'Kinlie . bijeman) and Andres Zckerrnan (a Mutcbman) latt Mariners an board the brig i ' Eapj 5>f Sandwich, Merging to London, J wtiierjeof JohnCockeran nuasfiaptain. j THE (hip-failed from London about the j month of June or. July, 1,765, Jaden with 1 Dale-goods, hard-ware, hats, &c. for San- I �a-Cruz in North-America, at which place j they arriyed, diXcharged their cargo, and j thence, jStjled to Qrataira, the Cape of Te- ] nejifFej one of the Canary Iflands, in the ( .Atlantic Ocean, and there tpok in a targo% of.Madeira wine, raw and manufactured Slk, cochineal, and a la.rge. quantity of Spanifh milled dollars (valued here at 45. gd. each) feme ingots.of gold,, and fome'jewels, and a fqsall quantity of gold duft 4 and about the .month of November failed from Oraiaira for London, and. had then on (board the faid John Gockeran,"Captain ; .Charles Pinclient, Mate ; Peter M'KinJie, Boar/wain ; George Gidley, Cook 5 Richard St. Quintin, Andres ZekefmaD, and James Pinche'nt (brother to the Mare) Mariners; and Benjamin Gallipfey, the cabbjn-boy ; �nd there they took on board, as paffengers, "ne Cap'ain Glafs, his wife and daughter, �with a ferVant.boy belonging to them. That, before the (hip left the Canaries, the fa id Gidley4 St. Quintin, Zekerman, hdW'Kinlie, entered into a confpiracy to murder the Captain, and all the other per-foHs on board, and to pofTefs therafelves of ihe fre'aftire in the fliip, which on their paf-fege they 'friended three different nights to fecoio^lph, but, by fome accident or other,. ^e1 prevented vjull'it length, on Saturday the" jofft day: ofT^vimber, at eleven o'clock it sight, the fbuf aflkulns being ftatiqned orithe flight-watch, and the Captain having coTne on the quarwr-deck- to fee every thing properly fettled,, ind returning to his cabbin, the faid Peter M'Kinlie-fciied him, and held fciaV Q% lUlQqtike CSidiey knocked him whh ad &on bar, repeated tiie blows, tili ?e wis kiU^, sa&ifycA xhxtvt him over-ho�uL Tfaenoifc occaffo&d by ihia murder, and the Captaia'iatbani, having alarmed Charles artd ^unel Pincheht, altd Captain'Glafs, they arofe from thefr beds, and immediately caraVoli deck, and the Pinchems being/^re-mojt, they were aaitkai by thofc viUatni, knocked down* and thrown overboard; that Captain Giafs feeing what they were, about, inftantly returned to the cabbin for his fword, and his retreat being obferved by Peter M'Klniie, and imagining he went to arm himfelf to oppofe them,: the fafd M'K.inlie went down the fteps leading to the.cabbin, and ftood at the foot of them in the dark, until Mr. Glafs returned, and on Mr. Gfafs's afcending the fteps to get upon deck, . M'Kinlie, behind his back, feized him inhis arms, held'hrm faft, and called out to his affociates to a Hi ft him, who immediately rirfhed -upon Mr. Glafs, apd wjih.rauch difficulty wrelied his fw;ord ouP of his hand, in which fcutfle Zekerman received a flight wound in his. arm : when they got the fword,-ihey gave Captain Glafs two ftabs with it, and in the fecond (tab, M'Kinlie, who held Mr. Glafs, received a wound through his left arm. When they had thus murdered Mr. (filafs, they threw him overboard. This extraoidinary noife foon brought Mrs. Glafs and her child on deck, and Ihe having feen what the villains were about, and had perpetrated, imploreti for mercy, but Zekerman and M'Kinlie came up to her, and me and her daughter being locked in one another's arms, they laid hold of them, and th, and an account having arrived there, that a veiiel was driven on the coalt in the county of Waterford, richly laden, without a living foul on board, it caufed a fufpicion that thofe perfons had deftroyed and plundered the (hip ; upon which the Collectorof the port of Rofs, fent otf exprefs two gentlemen of that town to the chief Magiiirffte of Rofs, then in Dublin, to inform him of their, fufpipiohs, with intent that the faid petfens mould be taken,'and.required to ,give an account of themfelves^ Thofe gentlemen having arrived in Dublin, on Sunday the 8th, about three o'clock in the.A^ernooh, and having informed the j faid. Magiftrate of their .errand, he, with rthe a&ftance of the. Lord Mayor, .and one of the Sheriffs, on the oiglu of the fame i. �. J-� . � ' �� t� Wfti 'T � 11 " '-� day, apprehended Richard Sr. Quintm, and aJa^ntfres^ekeYman, who, being exaroi-' ned, feparately.each of them coflte(Ted the murders, and" other matters before related," and alfo, that fmce they arrived in Dublin, Gidley, and M'Kinlie had fold to a Gold-fcaith, whofe name they could not tell, to the amount of 300 1. vorth of dollars, and were to be paid for them on Monday following. And the Sheriff, on the information aforefaid, by the direction of the faid Lord"Mayor, and the feid Magiftrate, went amongfl the Goldfmiths, and having found out the perfon to whom they were .'fold, by that means, on Monday evening difcovercd.and apprehended Peter M'Kin-lre, and got intelligence that the faid George Gidley had fet out in a" poft-chaife for -Corke, in order to take (hipping for England, upon which the Lord MayorTent off the High Conitable, with proper af-Gitance in purfuit of him. - That having received the accounts of the 2jo bags of dollars being hid- on the fhore of the river Rofs, the faid Magi Urate of that town, xlifpatcued back, on Monday morning the 9th of December, the two Rofs Gentlemen, with directions to the Collector-of Rofs, and an order from Government to the Commanding-Officer of the Fort of Duncannon, to aid and affilt the Revenue Ofiicers with the forces quartered there, in making'fearch for. the bags of dollars : on their returning they apprehended and took the faid George Gidley in his way to Cotke, at Caftledermor, in ihe countyof Kildare, on Tuefday the 10th of December, and had him commhted to Carlo gaol, and found upon him guineas, a moidore, and fome (ilver. That in purfuance of the orders fent for fearching the Strand, in the county of Wexford, the Collector of Rofs, with the Revenue Officers, aided by the cooimanding Officer with the forces quartered at Duncannon, proceeded on the fearch on'Thurfdaj the t2th, and Friday the 15th, on which day they found 250 bags of dollars fealed up, and brought them to Rofs under a fuard, and lodged them in the Cuitom loufc-there, but 1 he contents trot being yet examined, the number of dollars in each bag remains unknown. There was found in the poffefTIon of ^iWKtniie, Zickerman, and St. Quintin, fome toys, a few guineas, an ingOtof gold, a fmall parcel of gold-duft, which, with the money arifing by the fale of the dollars in Dublin, are in the hands of the Lord-Mayor. - Kxtra3 of a letter from Parist Dec. 16. 14 We learn from Switzerland, that the Afylum vhich Mr. Roifeau hoped to have had at Berne, was of very fhort duration, for that Canton being an ally of the Republic of Geneva,'did not think it right to permit the refidence of a peijbn whom that Republic had piofcribed, and the Philofo-pber wai obliged to retire, notwithitanding all the remonftrances he made to obtain leave to ftay. He got to Stra'fbourg in a very poor condition, where he was very well received. He propofes to itay there during the winter, and to go to Berlin in the fpring. 41 They write from P3U that the Parliament returned there the 12th of laft month, in the ufual form, and was complimented by all the Orders of that city. The Sieur le Guay, a Pi inter, was arretted in his own houfe, and, after an examination of four hours, was committed to prifon." On Monday morning came on an election Of a Member of Parliament for the city of Rochefter, when Grey Cooper, Efq; and J. Calcraft, �fq; appealed as Candidates, and at the clofe of the poll the fame day at Two o'clock, Grey Cooper, Efq; was de� clared duly ektrled by a great majoiiry. We hear that a certain noble Peer has prepared an affair to lay before an augult AiferaMy, that will be of the greactrit cuti-fequence 10 the nation, and expofe to view fome private proceedings in the negociating of a late public treaiy $ the nobie Peer being determined to do this in juftic�, as well as in defence of his own-character.-Gazetteer, ExtraS of a letter from, Pt'fgicMtbt Dtc. 20. 44 Arrived a veffel frora Glafgow, bound to Holland.; and a veffcl, of a rid from Holland for Lifbon, who has been aihore fome-whete to the Eaftvard, *cd isrput in here to refir. Wind at. N. W. Sailed feveral coafting vefteis to the Eafrward. Remains in Catwater, the Haiard (loop of war." Advice has been teceived at the India Houfe, that the Bdiannla, Rous, and^ the Neptune-,. Stewart, outward-buund Ealt ;Indiarnen, had run foul "of each" Dover road, and both received damage. - Tviiefday the following numbers w�e ^drawn prizes, viz. 19,678, tdo 1. 12,331, 50 J. 1 The Lottery finhbed drawing between ten and eleven.-No. 44,929 was drawn a prize of ic 1. ar.d the next ticket was declared to be the laft drawn $ but no number being to be found, Meffis* Brookfbank and Corbett were (hewn the inlide of the wheel, and a boy put in, but not finding any number, the above 10 1. prue was then declared entitle J -to iodoK bef5des, as laft drawn. Afcer which the wheels were carried from Guildhall to Whitehall, efconed by a party of the guards. It is faid that there ^'s likely to be i law-fuit about the iigh' to the Jail roocl. prize, as laft drawn ticket. Laft week the Noblemen and G^nt'.eir.en of the Catch Club uere plea fed to ghe^a medal, of ten guineas value, engraved by Mr. Pingo, with the following words infer ibed thereon : 'To Don Juan Buptifta �ru-gvera, of Figutras in Spa'") j0r ccntpifmg tbt befi Latin Carte./, 17 ( A few days ago w3S married-, at Edinburgh, Donald Cameron, Efq; nephew to the late Lrchiel, to Mils Buried daughter of . Burrel, of Hetton Houfe, in Northumberland, Efq; Satuiday lalt wa, married at Sr. Ann's, Soho, Robert Foley, Efq; an eminent Ranker at Paris, iu Mifs Hinchhfte, of T.i>if;-ftreet; immediately after the ceiemony they fet out for Fiance. On Monday evening the wife of M'. Parkhiutr, gold ring-maker, in Pl.-iyiiuufc-court, Gojdmri's Fields, bei -g iciz-.'J wi :i a fii (,o whii.!) ihe- iv;,s fubjvCt) i.i the ab-fence of her fi.,;'Jy, fell into the ii e, a>d was unfortunately fo much butnr, tiiat lbe died -the fa:nj r.ight. On Mond^r trig!;; a female child, fuppo-fed 10 be a ron/ughc old, was dropped m the Court-yard cf his Royal Higtinel's the Duke of York u Pa.I Mail- notice of which being fent to the Paiilh Ofiicers, ic was ordered to ih^ir woikhoufs to be taken caie of. Articles ^/Intklligench, 13c. frCm tbt Postscripts cf all the Evening Papers of Laft Tuefdiy. They wrire rioin Finrence, that the Grand Duke lus dtcJij'cd that he in'rends to conclude � tre-uy of peace with the HarL>ary Regencies, as well a* with the tmperor of .Morocco. Gre^t preparations ire making .it for the folcinn entry of the piinctfs uf Ells (granddaughter of the Duke of Mo Jen a) tvho a defined in marriage f)r out of die brothers of the Emperor of Germwny. 1 he pre tents which the Ki:i� of Spnin his lent to the Emperor of Morocco, in consideration of his having rels/.fed aini fent home all ihz Spanifli fl.ives that were in his dominions, con* iilt of eighteen pieces of Enfe'.iih woollen cloth of different colours, (ix pieces of goW Huffs, the fume number of brocades with iilver flowers, ^Oolb. of choccUre, two diamond rings, 3 grand collar of brilliants, and a box of jewels. His Majefty has appointed the R;v. Mr.Vil-li�m Til (ley, Clupkin to the 70th regiment, in the room of Mr. Afhron, who reti;ei. Nicholas Gill, EUq; is appointed by the Lords of the Admiralty, Judge of the Vice-Admivaltj Court ac Newfoundland. Fiiday Lfl the Rev. Charles Harland, Civi-Ji.n, of Sr. Ei!iT.nnd Hall, Oxford, was inducted to the Red jry of Ltiddefdowii, in the county of Kent, auddiocefe of Rccheiler, vacant by the ceflion of the late incumbent. Saturday laft two Popiih Prieih mad? a pub-lick recantation of the-errors of the church of Rome, at the parilh church of St. James's, Our laft letters from Rath are full of the progrefs of roethodifm there; and infrrr.s u? of a new Moravian chapel being lately opened in rhai city, under ihe direction of a Drturtmer and a CoMtr; who,.from the nature of their refpeclive profefitons, it is imagined, will prove good pulpit proKciencs.-Our CorrefjxD.'idenr remarks, that if the former, by the ttiunder of ' the drnrn, prov'es pon-erful iu hearing up Jgz Volunteer* j tlve latcer renders himfelf no left cfeful by mending the Soles of their new Converts. U'e hear that meafnres will he taken for executing the plm formed by the nntorttmare Capt. Glafs, tor eitabiiujing a fectiement at Cape Verd on the coaft of Africa. We hear rhat an eleg^ijc fenceing room is going to be Uiilt at the" Queen's Palace,: uf Sr. James's Park, for the ule of his Royal.Highntis the Prince of Wales, who is g ted in that arr. It'is very remarkable, that iu the aid year of the reign was lb great a plenty of ttut a qiyfier of wheat was i^d. an.! malt for 16'or Farmer ar that tim?, at a Hertford (hire, fold 20 wheat lor tw�nty (billing*. ;