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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 21, 1765, London, Middlesex Ff + Numb. 5822 From THURSDAY February 2i, to SATURDAY February 23 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penny N T E R. COM a general fketch of the frj* reign corn trade, it muft evidently be feen.ihat with al- malcnigtdue low^nees for oc- tafiomir thcrcfaf-ing demands, arid fomertnies extr'4--ftabrdlnary ones, for wheat from abroad, the natural medmm price oE it'cannot be fairly eftimated at a.-l^ve. feven (or iat moft-eight) Mrft^nty. fhilliog^ a. qu^vler, marker- price., l*6~ therefore, that - will not .^Bible-tire 1 y to live.and thtive by fti!ing wheat* one time with another, at that price, muft of courfc be too dearly rented in fcrepOrUon iq the higher rates at which he mtift be forced *o fell his wheat in order to profper by liij> If therefore there is ^ higher -ttedittnjL price for wheat in this kingdotoy it catfriot be a natural one. but muft be artificial r and country, we are certainly much injured, and by* which thecommbn interefts of the community' are effentialiy facrificpd to the partial ones of individuals. Tour's, &c. A Real Merchant out of Trade* To the PRINTER. SIR, U;NPER the moft deplorable circum-; ftancefc 6f want and diftrafs, in this rigorous ftafon. and extreme dearnefs of provifions of all kind, it was death to all our pleaflng hopes to read the paragraph if* your laft paper, " That the exportation of corn i^to be continued asufual," But may we not flatter purfeives, thar, ,;to' prevent ifliiHg it home for want of theftaff of life, bread, ftall foei� freafr jhat exportation of the poor will take^lace*? ,>Y^ ace, ifhing humble fervants, FIVE MILLION. ThurfJay-morning was married, at St. Dunftan's church in FJeet-ftreet, Mr. Phillip Bdiin-ilsyj only fon of Mr. Beilingfley, Stationer, in Chancery-lane, toMifsHughs, daughter of John Hughs, Lfiq; of Chelen-ham in the county of Qlouceiter; a young Lady, v/itti a fortune of joocl. ThurfJay was married, at Sr. George's,. Hanover.fquare, the Rev. Mr. W'ray, Rector of Wexham in Buckinghamfhtre'V to Mifs Frances Bromley, of Reading, Berks. Thurfday morning died, in the prime of life, Mifs Ball, a near relation of Sir Roger Newdigate, Barr. Member in the prefeiit Parliament for ih-j Qniverfity of Oxford, ' ' Same morning died, at nis houfeat Lime-, houfe,-Mr. Greaves, one of "the moft emi-rtenr Ship-builJeis on the.river Thames. /'On Sunday evening laft, as Mr. Compton, mailer of the C was brilkly rey hound inn in Hoi born, Xw h driving a an exa whom and in what manner 0 .proved inrhelongeft voyages, offers tofeamen aft immediate refburce fof the fecurity and (hortening their navigation, and at the fame time afford* no improbable charged for want of fuiBcient evidence. An eminent Merchant's houfe at Cokhe-fter was Uoke open on Tuefday night Jaft,' ^nd robbed of forne hundreds of pounds. A robbery of this kind has not been known in'that town for many years. Jcetpiicesi.becaufeinproportiontotheirrife hopes that a method, which as its firft out- Thuifday the hackney-coachman, who *hev become benefitted by what they are fet appears fo ufeful, may in time, efpeci- was taken up in Cheapfide ^ few days ago, potteffed of, in the increafed value of flour : and being ah opulent fet of men, they have the means in their hands, by Combinarion, to manage markets as they pleafe; and their intereft certainly lies in keeping them for ally with the help of public encouragement be brought to a much nearer degree of exaftnefs. Wednefday night came on, at a meeting of the Society of Arts, the confideration of with a great coat on which had b$en ftolen out of a gentleman's flable in Weftminfter* was re-examined before the fitting Alderman at Guildhall; when he produced the Salef- _____________......_......__r__ ____ man in Monmouth-ftreet whom he bought iWronThelife, becaufe by fo doing they I the fcheme for building, arifingfrom certain j n 0f; the Salefinan brought a Jew, of make every additional advance of price fo j propofals made^to the Society for Jetting J whom he purchafed it; the latter produced �nuch increafe of profit on every purehafe which they had before made. Another them, on a building leafe, a part of Lord another Jew whom he had it of-, which Exeter's el\ate, lying between Catharine- ad hfch ^irional profit they thereby have from the mixtures which they are generally fuppofed which is a pra�^ce that not only ifijares the Merchant-Adventurers, but alfo doubly injures . - t laft man abfolutely denied knowing any itreet and Exeier 'Change. The motion] thfog of the rsatter, and was thereupon was, " That it is expedient at tins time for f fent l0 Wood-ftreet compter for further ex-the Society to build a room, with proper oflices, &c/' when, by a very great majority, it was carried in the affirmative. On Tuefday laft at \Veftminfter~haU, before Lord Mansfield, was tried an indi&ment for an affauk and falfe imprisonment, from next day, in Covent-Garden roundhoufe, of one Lucy Mac Donald, who was taken up upon a general fearch warrant; ater afpll hearing, th� Jury immediately found a "ver-di(k againft two conftables and the roundhoufe keeper. Francis Defmarette, Efq; has refigned his command of Firft Lieutenant Colonel in the zd troop of Horfe Guards, commanded by Lord Cadogan, and is fucceeded by L^vis Mo^tolieu, Efq; as next is com* mand; and ail the reitof the officers in the faid troop are promoted according to feni- ority. * His Majeftjf has appointed John Bell, Gent, from half-pay, t? be a Lieutenant in the joth regirtient of foot, commanded by the Earl of Loadon, in-the room of Lieutenant Snell, \Viliiam Cumberland Campbell, half-pay, is appointed an Enfign in the 70th regiment of foot, in the room Of Enfign Phipps, promoted* A few days fince a Lady in S:. Martin's- at foreign 'markets, which it frequency does j lane was married again, wh^^t fix days " " bpfore heard \he funeral ferm'On of her de- ceafed hufband in the fame church. Monday laft was married, at the colle-chiirch. of Southwell, .Nottingham^ Mr. George Godlielp, Grafier, of amination : the Coachman was drfeharged. Articles 0/rlNT��i.iGEXCE, &cm from the Postscripts of all the Evening ; Papers of laft Thurfday. It is faid the fchemes of the two lotteries, nine o'clockat night, till paft twelve o'clock | for the prefenc year, will be the fame as thofe We bear from Liverpool, that tm> difl�h leries have iareJy been ret* ujp in rhat place,"ibr the tetter fiippjy of rheir foreign ourmrd-bottndJfhips3 paniculariy Guiney men - The oJd practice of touching at the If]e of Man for ftore liquors having been kid afide on acconnt of the prefent great vigilance" of hfs Majefty*i Excife cmters9n thnc fiirion. The Mercha of Liverpool, Whirehaveit, an^i the nciglibouring countries, have employed a number of veflels in removing their effects from the Ifle of Man, as ennrrraiiiin* not tlte leaft opinion of its remahrtrig any longer uxun* nexed to the crorvtr. Several ikilftil Anchor Smiths have, \vH*in thefe few days, enagtd tliemfelves for Can.i!a and Quebec, where a m-miifetfary for maku^ of anchors is to be eftablifhed. ' 1 r To the greatett has been propofed amendawwa in- -rite afl agaiqft foreflalling, weft&r, will be annex^.1 under the ufual penalties, that every retail Burcher wirhin the bills of Mortality may be obliged to kill hisowji meat. WednefJay, on the Call of the Hcufe of Commons, we hear there was [he number of Members prefect, that known for nrmjryssr?. We are afTured, that an account of all foreign manufactured gloves and mite ins ihar luve b*en-feized and condemned for f^veu years lalt paft, with the produce arifing from the fale thereof^ is under confideration of a great Aifembiy, ;r\vith adefign of redrcfling the grievances of the Britifh manufacturer of thofe commoditiei. Extrafi of a letter from Portfmoatb^ Feb. 20. Yclterday arrived and came into harbdnr, Lteur. Hammond, from a the Grace cutter, cruize/ tc A fiilor, belonging to 0:1c of his Ma-jefty*s * ftips of war. in the harbojr, who was gnmg off in a wherry with his Lady, interrogating her about keeping another marffcta-pauy, at laft attempted to give her a ducking but by forae means flipped overboard and was drowned." in 17^3. It has been remarked, that before the year 1764 the duties of import and export amborjced fQ about 1, j 00,000 U fterling in rhis kingdom ; and that during that year they have produced upwards of two millions,- \ proof of the hi* creafe of on* trade. Recent letters from Algiers mention, tint a considerable trading Jew in that place had obtained the Dey's permi/fion with a proper efcort to attend him on an expedition towards the difcovery of an anrient city, which tradition informs to have been fituatcd in the midft of a vaft fandy plain, af>ouc feventeen days journey to the South Weft: The Dey is to ihare in the profits thatjnajf: be jnac^ip^his undertaking, from which very great expectations are formed.  A diadem of great value, in the eaftern raile, fuch as is wore for the principal ornament of P .the Great Mogul, Nabobs, and Princes of Alia,; j..1? I confilting of very large diamonds and other fine berlain of the City of London having made the following public D deration to his Fellow Gxiza s,- upon Ids lacs Election to that impojtant Office t I do hereby fiirther declare, that it is my determined Refolmion to continue living in the fame frugal Manner till the hit Shilling is dif-char^ed ; and in cafe any Turn of rosrume iliai^ha4>pHV4eM*t^-irT7 w hi>k juit Debts tlia_U bedifchar^ed fo much thef>cn*r; as I am determined to perfevereiaprelervi��g the Chnraj-ter of an lioneit Man." He hereby gives Notice, Tiiat havhig had a Legacy left him, of fool, per Annum, during his natural Lire, with undoubted "Security for paying it Quarterly ; the fiine will bepi:t up to public Auction, at Twelve o'clock at >ioon jirechcly, on Thurfday the 7th of Mach, at G-irraway's Ctffc houfr in Exchange Allej^ Enquire for further Particulars of Mr. Solomon Da Cofta, at his Orftcs in Gdtle Alleys near the Royal Kxchar.g1. N. B. The Qiamljerhin is to be fcen at his juiblic pffice, CJuildtiaU,. on Tusillays, Wctnef-days, Thmfdays, and ifridays, from Twelve o'ClocJc till Two._ TH E Annual Meeting of the Gentlemen educated at the Academy at GresKt wich, will be held at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, on Wednefday the 17th Inftanc. STEWARDS. Hon; Col. Mondcton, I George Peteres, Efq; Capt. Weft Hyde, | Richard Srert, $iqy Jiu Donee Garthwaite, I George Drake, Efq: Efq; I Dinner to be on: Table at Half an Hour afctar JThre^o'CJocfc. - N. R Gentlemen ;are deJired to fend for Tic* k:ts to the &f of the fajd Tavern; or to iiufop's CafrW-houfe in CornhUl, before tlie ajjrh In. itanr. No Servants will be admitted but thofe of the Stewards. Tickets Haifa Guinea each. THE fiveral Creditors of Wi..itm Hippiiley, late of Stanton in the County of Wilts, E% deceafed, are deiired iq meet ac the Houleof Jofeph Cope, bewi^ the Swan Jmr in Hi^hwortli, in the faid Cotua y of Wilts, on Wednt-fday next, the/27th Liifant, between the Hours of Eleven and Twelve o'clock in the Fcr.nooJi, to conhder of the moft effectual U'ays and Means ro recover thtir feveral Debts due and owing to them from the Eltare of the faid William Hippiiley ; and at the fame Time to give Orders to Mr, Thomas Ewer, of High-worth aforefaid, who >vill then attend^ to pur- fue fujh Method for rJ e Recovery of che &me asfhaii > then thought molt a vifeab!e. nation; firft,.by difp-editing our corn .oreiga markets, which it frequency doea io a'pipit fatal degrep j and, /ecopdly, by making the nation,pay ^^bpuruy for fuch -corn as prioduce*trivral returpsj the failures in which, if the Merchant Adventurers are tfubjefts, proves fo much a diminution of �the riches of tbelcingdom. Thefe are the arts ufed, in^ the paftitfs Vpradifing them, for creati^ai^fupporting Hfce drtificiai prices of cocn � by-Vfe*^1*. as manufacturing giate (hire, marum Ingleby, 1 Lincolrffcite, xo.Mifs Elizabeth Turner, of Southwell. Laft Tuefday was nmrriedT at Sr. Paul's, Covent-Garden, the Rev. Mr. Jones, of ChalfbntSt. Giles, -Backs, to Mifs Eidrtd^e, of the fame place* jewels of the moft curious vrorkrmnftiip,. has lately been ro^de by an eminent Jeweller of this city, deflgned, as we are informed^ for Lord Clive, as a prefenr from hi* Lordlhip to the NaI>ob of Bengal. The laft letters from Bniflels fay, that they Have not only great hopes of feeing the King of the Romans this fpring, but alfo of being honoured with the preftnee of their imperial *Majcitie? themfelves. According tn the fame letters, a refblution is taken, and will be carried into execution ihe aj^proaching fpring, to make a caufeway from Halie in Hainault^ ro Enghien ^poji tW^Ath*; by which the route from BrufTeis to Paxil will be fliortencd four leagues. o De SOLD, AFreehold Eftate at Harlington in the County of Bedford, called the Gka kg a 9 enn lifting of a Meihiage or Man lion Houfc, with proj^er Convenieucies, and fevency-five Acr. s of rine Paftore Ground. The Whole lies very com|adt together, is fuffictejitly ftocked with Timber, andrernarkably weJJ watered. Harlingron Grange is ihirty-iix Miles hom London, lix from Luton, hx from Wo(5uru, rive from AmpthiM, and thres from Tedduig-ton, ah Market Towns. For Particulars enquire of Mr. Lucas, No. 6* Pump-Court, .Middle Temple; or at Mr. Rad- dalh at Everihott, near Wotxirn, Bc^'ordfhue- Pour ThouiaJid Po^mds, or Pari ot ir, i� realty to be lent on nil St cur icy. tn^ulrc^f Mxr Luca^ ;