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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 4, 1765, London, Middlesex London Numb. 5879 From THURSDAY July 4, to SATURDAY ly I 6c. [Price Two-pence Half-pen^y i the xin of MaJth laftdied at Filhkill in Durehes county, in the 1 y"tfar of his age, Mr. --------- x was horn in ilor-w4y, and he cottld himfelf with-a.ffi ftance, un- ___^__ abottlteft days yjftr*fcr died, when be unluckily fell dowiu nferraily hurt hi* hip, of which wopnd he died. He never ufed a fy&zclc, and 0&M mA Common prim very fluently. He eojjld retMiinber that bf was a lad driving team w*tn ihe n*w* was brought to his country that Charfes the Firft was beheaded. Ht nlfo ferved as a flitter under the Prince of Orange in the time of King James the Second. After became to Afeerica, and went a priva-toering out of, this port with the noted Captain Cjaver, ia' Qpeen Anne's wars, being then a-tone 70 vcars old. When he returned he marled a wife* by whom he had 12. children. He had hi* fall fenfes, and Hrong memory, 'tiJl within a ftw hours before he died. He was a liam Davey, jurt. Efqj were admitted Governors. At the fame time William Sa-v Vage, fclfq; Mark Weyland, Efq$ and Van-fittart ftudfun, Efq; gave 100 J. each, and Thomas Co^entrye, and Jghn t)upre, Efqrs. $0 1. each, to the ftid charity. Thurfday the Silver Arrow was (hot for I 0f VdiaiUe*. ART!6 LBS 0/ InTE CLIG E N C E, fipr. from JN>*stscript of all ihe Evening " Inji Thurfday. Sorrtt letters from Paris infinuate that a cold-nefi ha^ for-fome time part, been^jreiry vifi-ble betvyten a certain Etobaflador aiu the court at Hartqw on the Hill, by twelve young Gemlero^n belonging to the fchool there, which was won whli difficulty by Matter Da vies. Thurlifay the Lady of the Hon. Mr, We ^re informed rhecommiiGon with which Sir Qjorge M'Cajtney is now changed, at the court of Ftteriburgh^is of very great importance. m j _ Count Poniatowflci, brother to his Polifh Hariey was fafiely delivered of a daughter, Majtft}*; iifhortly expefted here. at his houfe in Alderfgate-itreer. Thurfday was married, at Tad won h in Surry, John Gideon Loten, tfq-, of New Barlington-ftreer, to NJifs Coaies, niece to the Counrcfs of Bforthington and the Hon. Lady twelves. ame day was married at Clapham, Mr. William Jupp, an eminent Surveyor and Builder on Btead-ftreet-hill, toMifsWebb of Wandfworth. Same day tfras married at Pancras-chunch, Henry lU&inTon, of Wandfworth, Efq; to the amiable Mifs Hodgfon, daughter of the late Mr. Hodgson, wine-merchant of Cock-fpur ft reel Weftmkifter. Laft week died, atManchefter, the Rev. man bf low circumitaxices, but of an honeft J Mr. Richard Clpwes, one of the Fellows of It is reported rhat Major Hector Monro will have the honour of being created a Knight of rhe Bath, for his late important fervices in the Eaft Indies. The Right Hon. the Earl of Northumberland has been pleated to appoinr the Rev. Mr. Percy (Rc&or of Wilbyc, and Vicar of Eafton Man- duic, JNorthamptonQiire) to be his domeiUc Chaplain. A young Negro,- from the coaft of Africa, was baptized at Paris on rhe 13th.pafl. Some of the French Nobility were fponfors, and a prodigions number of perfons of ail ranks, and of ail ages, had ihe curiofity to be prefenrat the ceremony. Hefides ch$ rewardr offeree! by the government for deftroying rhe wild beaft that has made 10m principle. . New May 9. On Friday Mi 6ne God- frey Swab, a Taylor, an induftrious fober man, and in good ckCumftaii&s, but who has for fome time been under a tneFaix:holy diforder, of i, fearing he Aould not be faved, lias mpde ftve^aJ attempts upon his own lift, and wok th� opportunity while his wife was at market., to tfmrder fait fon, an infant about thi ec tndntht did, Wtiith he took from tl e cradle; and laying it cm hisieft arm, with its head ill Has band, ctit its throat wirh a pen-knife The neighbours being alarmed, found him with the Annlttwd chiM in his arms. He feemcd not at all fnrprixed, deliberately wiped bis bloody feands and the nen-Jcni* 1 " Iiho his pocker, it tw&ly. owned tl� fad, been g��atly diflreffed, and treary his life j that he had made oaanjrac-ftmpes to deftroy himfdf, but his heart failed Aim {.and he had taken this method that he might die bjr'chehw, and hoped God would fcw� mercy M of the rooms} her Majefty m^Wph^^^^ to order theXody in Ptince to go and fay them, which was re-atHtghnefs, in a manner i&tier atfe&on tt^ey ^^ihd they departed 1 ^ Majefty s goodncfe, ng ib^'tiieiVftipshad taken''thfs year whick ha cfirnttnd upveards-of 30 fife, o^d^V^?qtianeelsof blubber. Whartdn "'^tie'ffiip^ttawke isarr ^H^Brrhe GTrrtnfand1 ffthery Ifime fix"fiffifc" : JCaj)t:T Dunca tSclit, feized, onf the ijth of J war the* ifle of W Gotte'nburgh/ on boardoFrwhicbwa^ la quantity of brandy/ feP^o, rliu-^ and coffee-berries. Part o( her cargo Sad Befen* rtxri the night before, on the co#tt of filq/th Berwick. . Thmfday, ?t a.^genjeral Court at Chrtftv* jMjfeital|''the'ftev�I)rJFoiti\vjrd, and Wil- the Collegiate Churchy a young gendeinan. moft amiable I ^,c^ bavock with the Rinnan fpecies in France, feveral gratuities are now profhifed hy private Tufefday morning died Mr. Pott on, an eminent >ui er-maniti the Fleet-maiker. perfons - and out gentleman in particular lias engaged to allow the peifon win fhail ilay On Wednefdfly died Mr. Leach, an emi- thl? ^^hl* nor only the capirarion and dues which belong to him as Lord of the nentBaker in Whitecijapel; he was the firft - A>r . ir . ... f . . . , that relief ^he diftreffTd Palatines, when fmo*> Uuca]fo the uJ]e of lus wlloJe viIJ*Se they lay in WiutecriapeT-rbad, by frequently wrrtirce years. fending triem bafke!; of bread. They write from Naples rim a feconfl fhock \\j j tA j- j e \a r ~ or an erfrcpquaKe was text on rue 20th or May Wednefday died at Stepney, Mr. Fran- � ^7* ; .� ^ 1 r y � � cis Jenkins, formerly a Commander in the Lifbon trade. On Wednefday died at Hackney, in an advanced age, Samuel Rivers, Efqi a wealthy Weft-India f&erlane, Fle^i-Rreer, threw her-felf, in her fleep, out of a one-pair-of-ftairs window, and was fo terribly brnifed rhat /he wks carried to the Hofpital with little hopes of recovery. Wednefday morning early a lighted march Wfes difcovered anaongit ibme ifraw, by a \ Watchman near Rattle-bridge, Southwark, and \ on~examinarion a large train of gunpowder was 1 I the crown; it^mof late lifed for lodging I 'fomtd ieading to fome fhavings in a Cooper's of tidiers. Tixurfday>..AtS^even o'clock, the tide was fo low Jn�he Thawes, that the fand-banks oppofee the Old Swan were a 1 moll jpaffabXe, and the bed of the river, on fa* thoming it, was not fix feet deep. On Saturday lad, at Bury market, in Suffolk, the hneft beef, veal, iamb, mut- yard adjoining, with an intenr, as fuppofed, to fer�re to th^ Jame. j ^ \ ton, and pork, fold at lefi than threepence I per pound; mfh butter at five-pence halfpenny and&tpence the prime fort; arid e-very ovher neeeflary of lift very reafon/rble. Early on ThurfOay scorning, a lad about xj years of age, was detected in an old empty houfe in Nacrow-ftreer, Li me houfe, near where the late dreadful fire happened, with a light in his hand, juit going to clap it to fottte fhatings, upon wnich he had piled d quantity of chips, in order, as it is Tuppdft? he i& the houfe on fipe. itevaft harried before a Magiftrate, wlio committed him to prifofc. * He was aflced, when taken, bow he got his living? he reply'd, by picking of pocket^for tour or five years paft, but had lately fpund out a more profitable way^of i^p. ThurQaya woman who keeps a notorious brothel in Georgerall^y, in the Borough, was committed to Bridewell for theft-befog, in conniving at Felony done in her houfe : (he was discharged from prifon but on Tuef-day, where fce was confined on a charge of robbing a Commander in the Carolina trade of a confidarable fum of ntoney, who re fu'fed to fweartd the identity of ner peiio'n, Thurfday Ann Saywell, othet wife Tho-as Brr every fuch furrher Diitance within the fiid Dominions, fhail pay Single Two Pence, Double Four Pence, Treble 6ix Pence, rhe Qunee Eight Pence. Tnat no Veifel ihaJl be permitted to break Hulk* or make Entry in any Port within thr Br^kb.De bmught by Velfels liable to Qiia^enrine, vv k)x laft are to (>e delivered to the Pe. fons fu;H.'iintending the Quareniine. tor |>roptr Care, before they are forwarded by the Poll. And chat Jl Milters, Mariners, Paff-ngers, &c. j.e.^leeling to tfcJivtr the Letters as aforefau), lliall for every Nfgkct forfeit Twenry i^uaids. That the Poltmalter Dull ta-ke for everyLetre* brought by inch \*efl"ej, fiir any i'lace wuhm hii Delivery, One Penny, above t.e Penny paid to the Matter or other Perfon for the lame. That Letter? conveyed in Great Britain and Ireland, not exceeding one Stage, ibaJi pay Single One Penny, Double Two Pence, Treble Three Pence, the Ounce Four Pence. And in England, above one and not exceeding two Stages, Single Two Pence, Dou Je Four Pence, Treble Six Pence, the Ounce Eight Pence; bet. thefe Rares are nor to aftect thePmny-Poifc That letters puflingbetween England and Irt* land, through Car life, Dumfries, Ptrt Patrick* and Donaghadee, lhaU jay the fame Rates of Englijb, Scotch, Iriflj, and locket l*>fr�ge, according to the Lhttance or Number of Scage* they are conveyed in each Kingdom, as are fettled by the* Act of" the Nuith ox Queen Annt, or by tins Aft. ' That no Packet exceeding#the height of Four Ouncesfhall be fent by rhePsenirj*:P. it; untefrco* from, or pailing thereby to t he General Poft. Tliat Letters pafling between London aj.d Ham* burgh ihall pay I tirers bftn-ern Londonafrtd all otlier P^Tts ot Cernriy, c/*. Sin-J^ Oi� Shilling, Doul^Two Shilling, Treble Three Shillings rlie Onnce Four Sluihn^s. Tl-.: a^y Offic-r of cite IV It-Office recreting or Jelhoying any Letter, Hag, or Mail of letter?, containing any Bank Note, Hill, or other Paper, Writing, or Onkr for rhe layment of Money ; or ilea Jin g out of any I.Kter anj'fuch Rank No:e, B:1J> c^. on Conviction, ihaJl AnV rer Dearh as a Felon. That any IVrfon ro' bing a Mail, in any Place or in any Manner wbaribever, aPhm.^h it may no: a.^'rar that any one v. as put in Fear by fuel 1 Rob!--try, ihaJl, 0:1 Conviction, fuffek Death as a Feloin That any OFxer of the Poft-Office, enrruired to take in Lcrrers, and receive rhe Poltageihereof* embeaxjing the Mojiey receive*I, or cleitroying the letters; or any Officer advaixing the Kates on Letters, ^r.d nor accHmting for the ai!vance4 Poftage, ihall, or, Coin ictioii, be deemed giulty of Felony. That any Polt Roy living a. Ma1! or Bag rvf I/etters under his Car.*, def-rcuig the fa. e btfore his Arrival at the next Sfage; or ruflering any other Perfon to ride on the Horfe or Carriage loitering on the Road  1 aies, coiuej'ina the M � j afref the Rate of Six me'ifured "MilS-an Hour, ihall, on Conviftion, before one J tilt ice of the Peace, i^e fent to the Houfe of Correction for any Time not exceeding One Month, nor le� than Fourteen D*}s; ' That any Port-Hoy, iingiy, or in CoreH-natioji witii otlien, unla,ufMJy coJJeciing3 or conveying Letters, or cauJuxg the larpc to be unlawfiiiiy conxeved, ihall, on Conviction, before ojic Julrke ot the Peace, forfeit Ten Shillings, to bejiolA co the-Informer for every Letter lb�unliwii.ily 'collected, cojive)^', or *deriveted* And tf the Forfeiture is nor immediately, fhail be lent to rlie Houfe of correction, foraiiy lime nor exceetiing Two Months, nr>r lels than One Mouth. Tnat all Rares of Letter*, and all Forfeitures, mentioned in* tnjs Act lhaJi b^ ,>aul m cteriuig Mont; of Great ttrirain. The Rates eftablifted by this AB for the Port of tetters bet&een i., and i-^nbrjh; and the L.mttatton of the h'eteht of Packets to be fent by the Penny Poft, commence from the rvin of July next/ Ail other Regulations, Rates of Poft-age. Pains, Penalties,^and Forfeitures before-mentioned, commence from the Tenth Day of October next. By Command of the Pofumafter General Anth. Todd, Secretary. RYDER, NICKLIN, and WELLS, v Mercers, AKE this Method of acquainting Friends and the Public, i'hac they few Weeks, to ihut np tlteu old Indian Qu bin in the CJoifiers, emureJy to their new one, at the ees, wliere Ludgare iate.'y Itood, the mean Tune, their old Sfcok g oft" clieap in the Cloilters. their intend, in a Stiop, at the and to remo\ Indian Qjj and that, in w ill be feJl u 1 At W E N M A N and Go's Vaults and Warehoufes, under and near the Royal Exchange, per Advance on the India Company's Sale.-JAMAICA R LT M, of great Age a,nd Strength (Price accor Singly.)-And very Old, ftrong Proof, and tine Flavour, by the Vun-cUeoa at 8^. Qd. fmalier Qiunticies at 9 s. per Gallon. 1 . ji The beft G-GiN lAC RRANDY, of great Age and Strength (Price xccnrdinuJy.)-And very Old, itrorig Proof, and riiie f-hvnur, by the Pi-ceor Puncheon, ac c/s. 3d. fmalier Qiiaji-tities, at 9s. 6d. per Gallon. To be tatted at the above AVarehonfrs. Samples of the latter Sorts, at as. 6d. |�r Qiiarf. Direct to CHARLLS U'F;NVTAN and, Co. Royal Kxchajige, and they ihall be delivered in or near Town (one Gi|l;ou or upwards) Carriage tree. RUM and BRANDY, imported and fold by the Piece 'rices. SAIN and LISBON, Wholefale, or at i\js. oxen.---For prefcnt Money only.  Cailts, Hottles, &c. to paid for, which ihA " be aJiow'd w}*on rcrurn'U. . ;