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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 3, 1765, London, Middlesex 4. -J Evening- Poft Numb. 5801 From THURSDAY January 3, to SATURDAY ANUARY [Price Two-pence Half-penny F$lmouth+ Dec.* 31. RRIV�D the Pof- tillion, Warrett, from Levarch for Jerfcy; Endeavour, Green, from New-fb^trtdlandforPooJej Indnftfy, Carter ; .and Arthur and Betfey, Whctney, from Bilboa for DartmoiubjLovely Kancy, Chambers, from Bourdeaux for London : Drikc'of Cori?ivalJ, Purchafe, from Lou Lieut. John Barcas is Appointed Captain- I nafton, Jofeph Wiggin, charged whh'di- Lieuteflant in the faid regiment, in the room of Algernon Warren ; and Enfign Phillip Conner fucceeds Mr. Barcas. Wednefday was held, by Sir Matthew BUkifton, Bart, a wardmote ai Leaiherfel-lers-hall, for the ward of Bifhopfgate, when Mr. Thomas Cooper was declared duly elected one of the Common-Councilmen of that ward, for Sr. Martin's Outwich precunei, in the room of Mr. William Reeves, one of the old Common-Councilmen of that precinft- After which Mr. Thomas Bliffer, and Mr. William Tew, wereeiefted vers felonies and burglaries in the neighbourhood of Southga'e in Middlefex. - On Wednefday the report waS made to hisMajefty at Sr. James's, of the malefactors now under femence of death in Newgate; when the following were oidered for execution on Wednefday nejcr, viz, John Waikins, for ftealing goods oir. of ihe houfe of Mr. Warner ot B^eeh-lane j George Mitchell, for ftealing a mare, rhe piopeny of Francis Manby, Elijj William Whutun, for ftealing wearing apparel belonging'to John Sims j John Morton and Thomas don-' and the Mary, Parfons, from Exon for | Beadles of the faid ward. At this wardmotq Srone, for ftealing Porrfmoutb, Jan. 2. Arrived at Spithead the Crnizer nun of war from Plymouth. Dtal9 Jan 3. Came down and failed the Commerce, Line; and Pearce, Vaughan, for Swanfey; and Difpatch, Gilbert, for Gntrnfoy. Wind N. E. . ARRIVALS at the following PORTS. to Naples, Rofe, Lee; a�d RoyaJ Charlotte, Helmfley, Engineer and Carpenter to the London-bridge water-works, was appointed Tide-Carpenter at London-bridge. At the fame time the Committee were pleafed ro fix the faJary for the faid office at iool. per annum. Mr. Nixon, Hatterand Sword-cutler, near Temple-bar, is appointee!, by the Coaimif-fioners, Surveyor of the new pavement in the city and liberty of Weftmintter. Laft week Lord Tylney's Steward, by order of his Lordfhip, killed a fat ox, which &uddy, from Newfoundland. At Bilboa, Sr. Tf�om^, St. Barbe ; and Wolf, j vvasdiftributed.amongft poor decayed houfe-Pearce, from Newfoundland. | "keepers in 1 he parifh of Wanilead, as was At PJyracuuh, Sr. CeciliJ, Ryder, from Lifton. ~ L~6 N D O N Thursday there was no dtawing room at Sr. James's. Same day there was a grand levee at the Whitehall. Cockpit We -hear that the Right Hon. George Grenville will have a public levee next Tuesday at the Cockpit. it is now atTerted, that Dr. Richard Ro� binfon, Bifhop of Kildare in Ireland, will be promoted to the Archbifliopric of Armagh, and Piimateof all Ireland. Tht^rfday Richard Rigby, Efq; came from his feat in Effex, to his houfe in Si. James's Place, for the winter feafon. ^TJferffia* mdrtfing diipatthes werr alfo a waggon-load of-fire-wood. A Mtfrchant of this city fent a 50L Bank note one day this week to the Churchwardens of Hackney, which was diftiiuiued to one hurtdied px>or perfons, at ten- ihiilings Thurfday was married, at Mary bone church, the Rev. Mr. Hirtt, Rector of Boxworih in the coumy of Cambiidge, to Mifs Morgan. Saturday died, at the parfonage houfe of Anipeny, nearCirencefter inGlouceiterfhire, the Rev, Mr. Thomas Powel, many years Vicar of that parifb. Wednefday laft died, at his lodgings in Porter-^reet, St. Ann's, Soho, Major Lo- veil, late Commandant of Tilbury Fort. Qn WedwWay died, af his^hprife in Tor- 1 I Governor, of i t^m^g^tfofs9 whik he was at dinner, 1 Quefeepi faid to - be^/ranatTeis of high im^ pdrttote. ' W^are credibly informed^ when the Parliament meets, a bill will be brought in to continuean a i t and John Wefketr, for ftealing two Bank Notes, value 80 I. three gold fnuff boxes, a gold watch, a filver candleftic and Itan-difh, and 400 l. in money, the property of Lord Harrington, out of hu Lordfhip's houfe. Elizabeth Stanfield, for ftealing guineas, out of the houfe of Mr. John Crofts j and William Dunn, for robbing Mrs. Cowell of 16 s. in Seething-lane j were refpited. Articles ^Intelligence, &c. from the Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft ThQrfday. Letters from Vieinia intimate, tlut notwirh- ftanditig the frequent aflurances given their Envoy ac ConftantLiopIe, of the p^ci/ic inrcji* tions of the Grand eiguior, and that a TurKiih EmbafTador is foon to arrive among them, their tniniltry are ftill not without great appre-henfions of the Pone, and that the prefnu movements of the Turks and Tarrars are intended againft them, affairs beijig iu ah abearance fo happily fettled Li Poland, rbnc th-re Can Le no occafion for marcliing thit way. They write from Genoa, that the Hrit e, ter-prize of npinent to he -underr ikeii iu CQnjunc-tion with the Frcn h auxiliaries, will be an attempt to difpofiefs the makcontencs of Cor/ica of their naval ftrengrh 5 after, which, great hopes are conceived of foon reducing the whole iiland to the obedience of the Republic. A flap juft arrived firorn StocJcholm'brings advice, that two large tranfports were loading with cannou ball, cables, and other naval (lores Bdfary, whyh frrtrg ontkr -convoy qf a Swedifli man of war of 60 guns, $Xtra&of a Utttrfrm Paris, Ncvt a 4. cc Since' the ift of this monthsa]Jr the flaugh-. ter-honfes have .been removed to the ifledes Cighes, below this capital; from tiipe immemorial to that day, the Butchers ufed to flay and prepare their meat on the Quay de Gefvres, that is to fajr, in the middle of one of the moil. populous; quarters of the city. ' This new order, owing to the fagacity and refoJurion of our Corahill, January 3, 176J m Tt> the Worthy LiiMrymen of the City of London. YOUR Potes, Intercfiy and Poll (if needful) are jefired fer Depury FRANCIS ELLIS, Citizen and Grocer, To faceted Sir Thomas Harrtfm^ deceas'd, as Cham* brrlain of this hon�nrablt City, beirt^ a perfonuxil affeSed to his Majefty Xing (iaoRGE, end cur happy Constitution m dutch and Siate ; and a zealous Ajfertor of the Rights and Privileges of bit FelLw-Citizens._, J To the Worthy Liverymen of the City of London. Genttemen, TJ EING invited and encouraged by many r �f M'nds, to offer myfelf a Candidate for the Office ^-Chamber ain of this City, ip the Rco>/i of the late worthy Sir Thomas Harnfon, Knt. deeeafidy I ktg Leave to fohcit the Favour of ysur Votes and hittreftfor that Office : And, if � jbotdd be /o happy as to meet with your Approbation and Choice, I promife to five up all other Con* cernSy and to devote my whole Time to the Duties of that important Bujinefs. I am very refpeHfu ly. Gentlemen, Tvirr mo(i obedient Humble Servant, _ Samuel Turner. To ihe Wortfify Liverymen of me Cuy ot London. Ge^t l cm en, "'he Favour of your rotes, Interejl, and Poll (if needral) is humbly de fired tor SAML'hL TURNER, Efq;J Aldwman, Citizen and Clorhworker, To fucceed Sir Thomas Harri/on, Knt. deceafed> as Ch a m b er r a t v of this City ; being a Per [oh zeahufly affeBed to his Majefly King George, ami curprefent happy Confiituiion in Church and Siate) ana a warm Ajfertor cf the. Rights and Privileges, and Commental hittreft of his Fellow Ciaze/a. Minciiig Lane3 Jan. 3, 1765. w �fq; late of^Claybrboke in LeicefterAire, , ^ alld ^u of rfae Litmeir^ and fecond daughter, of Sir Gilbert Picker- ; Genefa] of fbe * regulation ineffeOtiaJ]y mg, Ban. laie.of Tichmaftj inrheeoumy of Northampton. Lalt Saturday morning a poor man, who work for the Clothiers of llmirtlter, wasfound perifhed with cold near the iurn* pike oh Chard-common. l projected for more than a cenrury pafr, w.�s iu-difpenfahly neceflary, as well on accoimt of the health of the peopk, as bec^ufe, the Seine wailung the Quay de Gefvres, thofe of the in-babiunts who lived, drank of ixs wafers, wirh _ V thegreatefl repugnance. Befidcs, the QJd place Sr. James's, Dec. 25, 1764. H E R E A S it has been humllf re" pre/en ted to the Kh:gy that his Ma-jefty's Cuftom houfe at Bofton in the Coun.y ot Lin-coin, was, on Friday the i^th Infl.x-.t in the Sight, teionioufly broke and entered^ by fever a! fns unknswn ; and that an Iron CK-efi hi wh^i the Crown's Money was depofttea\ was broke cpen% and the Sum of One' Hundred Pounds, or thereabouts, wasy by the faid Perfons. felomoujly taken and carried away: His Majefly\ for the better dijepverisg and briming to faftice the Perfins concerned rn thr faid F&itf, does hereby fremiti bis mofl gracious Pa*don to any one of them wo (ball atfeover hisy or her Accomplice, er Accomplices therein, fo tbjit be^fae^ Or they may be apprehended and conviHed thereof. DUNK HALIFAX; Andy as a further Encouragementy \tbe Cemmif* fioners of bis Majefly9j Cufloms do hereby promife 4 Reward tf One hundred Pounds, to any Per/oner Perfons making fach Difcovery as aforefa*dy to be paid by the Receiver General of bis Majefly's Cstf* tomS) upon the Conviction of ons or more of the Offenders. By Order of the Commiffioners. W. Wood. Secretary. LONSDALE, r i S Removed from St. John-Street to tH� George Inn in Weft Smith Held, London; Where Gemlemen, Tradefmen, Grazierv ruen, and others, will meet wkh proper Accommodations, and the nW* obliging Behaviour, Lalt Saturday.-afternoon, one William Xyas nor near fo eoctenfive nor fo coxmnodioiis, j The N O T*T IN G H AM Old Stage- w on at kJoppn for nwny >reat damage 1$ ( e fo damaggd, f.h wort^jepairijig ;-aird:many waUsare warned dayti\!*/�fyt \lamage received there is faid to&it&ipit to 4601 and many boats belong-ing*fe'H^efifliery-are quite loit." Next Wednefday will be launched, a* Mr. Bird's dock, Rotherhiths, a new ftip for theBarbadoesTtra*ie, called the Lovely Betfey, Capr. Jdfeph Lee, Commander. Hi^Majefty-has been pleafed to appoint Algernon Warrgn, Efq;- to be Captain of a comply ip the 66th regiment of foot, comma nrfad by;. Lord Adam Gordon, in the Bagwell, who,, with feverat others, were felliijg a large beach tree in the park of ihe Right Hon. Earl Pauiet, at Himon Si. George, had the misfortune'to have it fall upon him, whereby he was killed on the fpor. He has left a widow and eight children. On Saturday laft a man came 10 Mr. Lay ton's in the Borough, and tuld Mis. Layton thac he was Book-keeper at the White Horfe cellar 10 Piccadilly 5 that there was a bafket theie, direded to be left till called* for, and if not foon fetched away, what was in it would be fpoiled ; that he ftould not be back till night, but if Ihe would pay the carriage; which was three {hillings and fixpence, he would give a receipt, and an order to the Hoftler to*deliver it. They having frequently prefents fent them out of Berkfhire, fhe fuppofed this toiglu be one, therefore paid htm the mo-hey, and fent her man away with the order. On his arrival at th* inn, the Hoftler told himr that he knew ilie hand-wiifiog but not the writsfc he having ferved feveial p^ple in the fame manner j that there was no ftich parcel Iftft, but that the man was a cheat". This is made public to caution others againft the like deception. He is a tall, well-looking man, and had on an apron. Thurfday weie cotfvided, before Thomas Kynaik>nand JohnSpinnage, tfqrs. at the Public Office in Bow-ftreer, a Chandler in Tottenham-Court-read, in the fum of three pounds, for felling Sread fhort of weight; a Salefman in Monmouth-ftreet, in the fum of five pounds, for receiving regimentals from a deferter i and a Carman in the fum often fhillings, for wilfully and unlawfully obftrudingthe free palTage of his Majefty's fubjefts. The fame day was committed to New Frifoc, by Sir John Fielding and Mr, Ky- I I for cleaning and wholefom-ly preparing the orrai, &c. which its nevcrrheiefs a principal nouriihn^nt of the peopJe- who, hi a, city of near a million of iiihabitants, oughr cenainly in fcood policy to be brought more and more ro the nfe of ir. In a word, this new difpn/icion has been judged fo fJutary by the Provoit of the Merchants and Slieriffs3 who have the charge of the enrtrprize, that they have granted to tlie undertakers, for yo years, in the ifles des Cignes, IdJid proper for erecting their flaugh-ter and fcaltliug houfes, &c" John Bindley, Lfq; is appointed one of rhe Commiflioners of the Srarap-office, in the room of Robert Thompfon, Efqj reiigned. We hear from Plymouth*dock, that one day laft week a Rigger's labourer found an old pillow-cafe near thatplace? which, on fearching, contained feveral things of great value. Ic is faid he has been offered 300 1. for it. Some monrhs iince a gentleman being very iJ], one of his acquaintance called upon him, and told him he would nor live Chrinuoasover. The fick man ottered him fifty pounds, if he would give two (hillings per day for every day he lived after Chriltnrus j wtuch the other agree ing to, an Attorney was fent for, and articles were immediately drawn up, figned and executed, and ro bind the bargain, Bank fecurity was given. Some time after he recovered, and began laft Chriftm.ts-day to receive-the faid two (hillings, and appears likely to liv* a great many years, being now heulrhy and ittong. Waggons, By WILLIAM COOK, RE Removed from the Rofe and Crow a Inn in St. John-Screet, to the George Inn in Weft SmithfieJd, London; Where they fez out every Thurfday Morning, and r** trtrfl every Wednefday Afternoon. NOTICE is hereby given* 'HAT a Head Matter is wanted for a Free GrammarScloolof Rivington, neat Chorie capable of managing a Farm in Hand* ir will be die better. He is to live in the Houfe, and overlook the Family, and in hisMaftert Abfence will have the Care of the Houie-.keeping. It WiJl beexpefted, that he keep conitantly at Home, except when his Mafter's Bufineis may call him out. None need apply butLfuch wht� Ctiaraclers wilJ bear the ftncleft Enquiry, ao4 who can give at leaft, 200 h fecurity. Any Perfon whom this may Suir, is defired fejid a Letter in his owe. Hand Writing, giving fome Accoont of himfelf, his Age, and where he i*ay be fent ro, directed to Q. R. at the Mount Coffee-houfe, Grofvenor-ftreets Poft-paid. -T '1 -�-T* M b E T1N G of the Irujleesfer putting in Execution the AHs of Parliament for Repairing tip Highways between Tyburn and Vxbridge'y in the County' of Middlefex, and for Amenkinir the Road leading from Btentbridgt over Hanwell Heathy through the Parijhes of' Han-well, New Brentford and Ealing> to the Great Wefiern Road in the faid County, is appointed to be at - the Houfe cf Mrs. Sksdmore, the Old Hat, in tbt Parifh cf Baling* m ^^tturday the t*tb ht- ftanty at Elww t'CjSk in tb* &r$tw*. w /HEREASthePartnerfh Mr. John Jacob"and; pire, and was diffoi ved, on the 31ft of? laft; And as I now carry on the Bufif in the fame Houfe, "beg Leave to a Friends and Cuftomers therewith, the Continuance of their Favours, Thomas Wettings, Chymift and the Poultry, London; where their be received with Pleafhre, and exect Care, by Thexx obliged humble " veitk ;