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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 28, 1765, London, Middlesex The Numb. 582$ From THURSDAY February ,28, to SATURDAY March 2, [Price Two-pence Half-penny Falmouth, Feb. 25. Rrived the Polly, Robhiiis, from Lif-bon; the Harriot packet, Robin foil, frcm New York ; and the Hanover packet, Copelaiid, fr. Liibon. Sailed the Paris ? By this they are making them&lV4t.f lodging _�,_;~.__\ ...:fcu___________________n. i� I A____w7 raid, rica. Virgin, Je-for Ame- Cowes, Feb, 17* Came in the Ranget, Moore, Britannia, M*Farfon, for from Sooth Carolina; from Philadelphia Britannia, Maynald, Maryland; and Ceres, Parkman, for Oporto, both from London. J)ealy Feb. 2.8. Remain the fhips as per Lift j and the Prince of Orange, Smith, for Lifbon. Arrived and failed for the river,- the Generous PJanrer, Calf, from Carolina; Shrewfbury, Steed, from Leghorn; Argylc, Lizzard, from Hallifax; and Robert, Woo]Jan, from Liver-joole, Wind-S. W. acquainted with every corner on our coaft Ejctrafi of a Utter from the Mate of the William and Elizabetb)XCapt* -Midgelej) from London to Drogbeday dated at Nenulyn in Mount's Bay, the 13d faf9 to bis Owners in London. " We have had tolerable good weather till yefterday, when the wind at north-eaft blew a mere hurricane, which we weathered much better than we expeftfed till the evening, when the wind increafed, and we thought that all on board mult have periihed. During this ftorm the fea run exceeding highj and am forry to acquaint you, that off worthy fro Capt. Midgeley was wafhed the deck and was drowned, though we took all methods wz could devife to fave him, by hoilting out lights and throwing ropes, and would hav� hoiited oue our boats, but the violence of tho waves would not admit of it; fo juft have put in here to acquaint you of this ^ccident^ and fent the inclofed, which is neceffary for you to coh- Upon this Mrs. Graves gave him fixpence, and the fellow decamped. In the orningMr. Grave* heard from Waltham Abbey," and found the whole itory pri:audacious-lie,--This we infert rather as a caution to. our readers, than any thing entertaining:, for as villains are now about under every pretence and colour, nothing fhould be looked uyon contemptible that may be a means of putting the unwary on their guard. For feveral days paft a great number of idle men have been dete&eJ in St, George's-fields, Newjngton> and the fields adjacent, jRillingand Winning of dogs, for whicti they have been cammined -to the houfe of cor- T T re&ton by the \vorflnpful Juitkre "Dawfon y which magistrate has taken all proper methods to prevent that and many other mif-chiefs that arife from the great number of unemployed people in ihofe parts.  \ Wednefday evening a young man coming from Hampftead on foot, heard fome,peJ-fon behind the bank, which inclofes the and will be of great_ benefit to the inhabitants thereof. We hear a Ja'ge quantity of rice is ordered to be bought op on the Government's account, to be lhipped for the I/le of Man. We hear that Pet 6 hero ugh-houfe, near Ful-ham, which has long been 'in a very ruinous cpndition, will this fiurmer be rebuilt in an elegant manner. COUNTRY NEWS. fider before I can proceed on my voyage, I foot-path, groan difmaOy, as being in much Batb^Feb. 25. Countefs of Northampton, Earl of Briftol, Lord Baltimore, Lady Mary Ayres, Sir ard and Lady Littleton, Lady Pool, ^Forrefter and Lady, Cape Lawly, CaprT'-Maifh, Capr. Wyndham, Archdea-rcoh Barnard, Honourable Mr. and Mrs. Hope, and Mr. Hope, jun. Oxford^ Feb. 17. This afternoon, Arrived ^^vi^d l am now wahin| for- which I fhall do agreeable to the inftrudtions r__________:_ Jf, 3) about had a hail, They write from Warfaw, that fo far are the inhabitants there from-making canals, rendering rivers navigable, incloffng lands, &c that they are entirely ignorant of furnpton, the CroVi^ in'liigh pain j and curiofify, as well- as the dilates of bttmanity, inftigating him, he got upon tfye bank to fee from whom the gioans proceeded, when a ftout fellow in a Jailor's habir jtimped up, clapped a piftoi'10 his breaft, and robbei him of as."6d. fome halfpence,, his fitver fhoe^huctiles, ao& then made off.. Thurfday fixreen prifoners vvere tried at the Old Bai!y, one of whom was capitally' convided, viz, Charles Sebrey, for burglarioufly breaking and entering the dwelling-houfe of William pHE Chamberlain of the City of Lon- J4 made the following ptiMic Declaration to his Fellow Citiz-ns, upou his Jace EWtion to that im^tcane Office : c;ecl fo much thefjcntr-, as I am df-termiued to i^rfevere in preferring the Character of an hondt Man." he hereby ^ives Notice, That having had a Legacy hie him, of yool. per An;mm,,during his natural Life, with undoubted Security for paving it Quanerly ; the fame will bepat up to public Auction, ar Twelve o'clock at Noon l>r-ciic/y, o-i Thurfday the -:h of Majch Garra way's CofTe^ honfc in Krchange Alley. Knrjuire for ftirthtr l>articu]ars of Mr. Solo-mon pa Cofta, at his O.Tjce m Caitk Alley near die Royal Exchange. N. H. The Charnkrlaui is to be fc^n zt his ytxlAtc OiTice, Guildhall, on Tuc;cfe>�, WeJnet-dtvs Thnrftlays, and Fridays, /rom Twtlve o'clock till Two._ bj Adjournment of the TruJ~ 00 n at year hands of foreigners ancfr Jews. Holborn, the 4th of February, ana Healing LONDON Wednefday la ft Capr. Maffey, of the J-a Bank noie of twenty pounds^ tuen.y His Majefty was fo much indifpofcd on Thurfday that he was not at Court, but her Majefty and the Prince_ of Wales were, and received the compliments as u- fuah It is whh pleafure we can aflure the public that a fcheme is now under confidera* tion to enable his Majefty, with the con-fent of his Privy Cour*cU> to prohibit jhe -exportation of corn. We are allured that the Rjght Hon. William Pitt, -Efq; has brought a bill ia Chancery 10 perpetuate .the telrimony of the wit-neiies to .tfce will of th� late Sir William Pynfent, Bart, deceafed. cerning Heftor, in the Eaft-India Company's fer- vice, haviag compleated her lading' ar Gratefejjd, took his leave of the Court of Diredors. His Majefty has appointed John Qoddard, j were acquitted. guineas in money, a pair of filver buckleSi and other things. Nine were caft for tranfportation; two were found guilty, vaiu- iod. and four Meeting, tees fir Repairing the Wcftem Dtftrift~of I the Turnpike Road, leading from the Powder-Mills on Hcunjlow Heath in the County of Middle-fex% to a Place cahed Bafiwftjxe, near the Town of Bagfat in tlx Parijh 'of ffindlejham in the County of Stmy^ wilt be held on WednejAap next9 the 6th of March) at Ten o'clock in the Forenoon^ at the Red Lion at Egharn. J. Turner, Clerk. COLNBROOKE Turnpike. Iff HE RE AS a Meeting of the Trujlces v* was appointed on J&vd&y the i&h of February Ufi, at the Ca/He-bth\ Salt Mtlt^Bncks , there not appearing: at that aptointid Meeting � Genu to be a Lieutenant in the 29th regiment of foot, commanded by the" Hon. Lord Forbes, r WiUiamfon Dickens, Efqj of Wandf* vfrorth, a Gomiiiander in the navy, is Appointed one of his Majefty's Jltfticcs of the-Peace for Surry. A few days ago was marriedvRobert Han- Articlks^/Intelligence, &>c. from tie Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of faft Thurfday..-. ' TlUirfday morning difparcbes of importance tverefent off to his Excellency General Town-fheiidj* Governor of Minorca." Private letters from Paris mention, that it was expeded the Kind's Jate order to evacuate the Direftzons of the faid Acl, a Meeting is appointed on Menaay nert> the tfh Infant, at the Caftle Inn afmfaicL Tho. Goodwin, Clerk. event-of an M, �hi&" a ftortly exjiefted fitter to ^heprefent:Memtaet. fofl of Sir Thomas Hankey, to the ^ fi/h fr0m Dunkirk would fpeedily eX- Mifs Penton, daughter, of the laie Henry 1 Feat on, �fQ5 Member for Winchefter> ^nd to come ori.!,"". "� ' To what a height muft thefpfrrit of .gamitig be anived, when fo important a coppew as life or death can afford a fubj^ft to*f port upon. A gentlemari in jSpftiltields, concerned in the throwing; bofineis, will undertake -to make it appear, -t'Harthcre are at prefect a- 1 to know her., fcovefour tlioufand gerfowi fchiefiy women elongiagto the Theatfe Koyai: her taleoia in. her profelBon gained heruniverfal approbation; her virtues in private life the tend to every fortified fea port in rhe domi- j . rtions of France : hut the reafons for rhis ex- � 1 r traordiiiary proceeding are kept a profound fccrer. 1 It is reported^ that inftnuflions* haye been lent toour Go\^rnors of the late acquired Colonies in America^ to keep exadt regiflers of all the French fubjefts refilling there, and i k&etm and refpeft of atl'^ho were fb happy' J ro tranfmir the fame, from time to time, to 1 popr an for want ^f. employment, by tte decline of the 61k. manufactory.; Wednefday nighr, at the Society of Arts, came on for confirmation, the great quef-lion on aha expediency of building, at thu lime, a room, with proper offices, for the. life of the Society. A motion ^eing pro- pofed, 'M carHed, .th&t ah amendment ihould bernSde ro the tpieftioh (viz provided- an adequate (urn for the furfofs can be raifed by\ donations) the main queftion became the fub-jeit of debate for the evening. The meeting was extremely numerous j the fpeakers, for and agsinft, fome of the moft refpeft-ablemembersof that illuftrious body ; and the arguments, if mud be ccHifefTed^ were ^Hrgedavith great ingenuity, plaufibiiity, and reafbn, on boih fides. .However, as th� prevailing opinion feems, at all events, t& he fixed on building, fo enchanting an idea bore down all oppolition, and the main inftead of their.Cooksand Bar- >ers. Thuft filh arecatched where our fiflj-ermen cever lay a netv though! in the Jiri-tiflt ftas. Mifeht not a,fiihery on the j[ame plan tflf�W�0ucf be of as much ufe to the Citv of London, as ta the great City of Tuefday dekedto the Eftate of WiifianS Winter^ ofPonfmouth. in the County-ofSopthaicnpton, Salefman, Taylor, and Chapman, againft whom a Commiflion of Bankrupt bath been iflued forth, arc hereby reqt.ied to p^regubr dpek-yard. e are well informed that a noble Duke is to trick upon his fellow fervant, got a large boar cat, which he packed up in a flag bafket, and tying on adiredion, brought ic to the maid, as a prefect from her mother. But this joke is likely to be attended with very feriouscdnfequencesV for ofi:tbe girl's opening the .bafker, the cat feW at j ^ T* T_ cmT� UCUTLn -� \^ -Ja *J* ^ur Lr e*r.+ �nH I the board of Works for ered^g a fcaflbld in Weilminfter hall for the trial of Lord Byron, amounts to 75*001. , The ufual fee to the Lord High Steward on have 70^000]. given him, and 200c 1. a year for his own and his Dmchefs's Jife, on the Irifli eflabliflimenr; an account of his giving-up his power and aurhority in an ifland belonging to hisfernfly. We" hear that the eftimate delivered- in to For JFatzndLean Gatrl^ She^pv&c THE cofflniodious(Sftiiaaicm Jthi* tt9rmine- ment of a regular Cuflora-houfe in the iiluids of Jerfcy and Guenifey is now under qoufide-rarion, and that a number of revenue oigceps 'will fpcetlily be-appoiijred co cffibatlt rtrirher. * . It is faid 4 fclvMue is ou4&t\,Yor �r�ftiiigU corn mtrket on fome proper Ipot of ground lu ing, but the fellow pleaded great poverty,-1 Weftminlter for rhe convenfency of the weft | The SU preying Vbtuiaw j tt and faid he t�d not money to get him a I part of the town; which has been long wanted, � a pimphac Hiflwy of dto-1� Wi AFreehold Eftate at HarlmgWn in. the County of Bedford, called the Gii*fc g ; conhlting of a MefTuage *nt Maniion Houfe; with proper Conveniendes, and feveiity-iive Acres of fine Pafture Groundi l^cWlible* lies very compadt together, is fuffifcfcntl> ^biited wichTiml^er, andremarkaWy^)va^�vater^^ HaTlmjgron Grangev is.diuyftfiit "Miles from London,'TiJt JrornvLut6n^^xufr9*iof " ,/eady to ()ekui4?n real Switicy.-jri T.HK ANNilALsft or, A View of the'HJSTORT�d UTERATURE of dicYe^w^ kM. nefs at the> Prefs^ and Will be fttftji; .^nd of Apiflj tohrtihi^g^tHeHifti Teat v^2pmrmict( ^ TrSed for^JfcdAe; VVhcre; nay The Six ofecedtnc Volumes; ift:Ml AO . onlver&ly well apprtn-ed. ;