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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 13, 1765, London, Middlesex From SATURDAY July 13* to TUESDAY July 16, *765ytify JO, J Prefer* Mr. Mirchel, Envoy Extraordinary from Great Britain ac phis Court, who fee out from hence country G\* MofT Excellent Majefty no more hitherj having laken his leave of Saturday laft wasrtiarried at St. James's, Clerkenwell, Mr. Benjamin Symonds, jun; fon of Mr. Symonds, brewer, at Ramfbury, of in Wiiifhire, Brown kUBCil the King in writing, and fent to his Majefty H IS day bisJGjrace J the letters by which he was called home. William Henry, Buke of Portland, Lord Chamberlain of his Majerty's ^ Houfhold3hisGrace Auguftus Henry, Duke of Grafton, the Mod Honourable Charles Marquis of Rockingham, the Jtfght Honour able Henry Seymour Conway, f#5 add the Right Hon. William DowdefweJJ, jfcjj Chancellor and Under Treafurer of his Majeflj^ Excjieqoer^ were, by his Ma jelly's totnttiad, ftrorn of bis Majelty's mod Honourable Ptivf Council, and took their refpec-tive pbcet at the Board accordingly. His Mafefly having been pleafed to appoint lis Grace Auguftus Henry Dtrke of Grafton, and the Right Hon. Henry Seymour Couway, g*g to be hk Majefly's Principal Secretaries of State, they were this day, by his Majefty'$ fworn his Majeity's Principal Sccre- (gfdes of State accordingly. Mr____. here to manage the affairs of the Britifh court, which, in imitation of our�, does ehara&er only a charge d'affairs. M to Mifs PolJy Compron-ftreet, Clerkenwell. * On TfiU'fday laft died, at her houfe in May Fair, aged upwards of $n, Mrs. Turner, relift of John Turner, Efqj of Beden in Kent (formerly Clerk of the Drapers Company) and grandmother to the Countefs of Laudeidale, and Sir Gervas Clifton, Bart. On Fiiday lait died at Speenham Land, In his way from Bath, the Rev. Mr. Francis Hamburgh^ July zK The establishments I Cooke, one of Lhe Minor Canons of St. in parade to the place of Caron/el. fc'very Knight will be attended by his Lance-bearer his Shield-beater, and his fufijiiirc. The Qua-driiles will conlift each of one Chief four Kidghrs, ajrd two La.iirs, who will march between the Kuighrs, not on horfeback, bur in phaetons. Several prizes are affigned, and the Lady who fliall carry the firRj will diflribu:b to the Kiiights thofe rewards which the principal Judge, conjointly with twelve others efla-blifhed foi- that pnrpofe, ftiall-adjudge to rheni by a plurality of fiifirages. Foreign gentlemeii will be admitted co the jufls, and in cue they ihould be defirous of concealing hjs name rbcv Prufli ons, relative to the finances and trade, fuch as the New Ba ranee, and the Levant Company, merit the attention of all the confider^ble Merchants he.e, and in all the trading cities of Europe, and fhewt what a Monarch can do whole thoughts areconftantly employed on J Anne's reign. Paul's, and of Edmonton, both which ^ ^ -ot thc Unknown Knights, pro-are in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of I Prions thereto they fcall bavenwle St. Paul's. On Saturday died, ar his houfe in Montague-place, Southwark, aged 83, Robert Lockwood, �fq^ who was Commander of the Roval Ann fhio of war, in Queen , . rhemfelves known to the principal JtMge, or 16 fome one among the moll diRingnilfaed Lords of the Court, in order to be guarantee* for their perfmis. For the refl, the Unknown Kniahrs will receive. well as others, the prizes rlicy great projects for the benefit of his fub-jeds. Paris, July 1. The court is extremely concerned to find that the division between the Firft Frefident and the Counfellors of Beam continues to fubfift. L U i\ U JH. Sunday there was a great court lama's, July 12. His Majefty in I Ja�w*X and alfo a drawtitg-ftftm CouBoil was this day pleafed to declare thre�gh tarl Efq �ail of Aftiburuham l&borctagh, and George court. Same day the Rev. Dr. Gregory Sharpe, Mailer of the Temple, preached again before hi* Majefty at the Chapel Royal. H-s Grace tne Duke of Bohoo carried the fwo/d of (late. Her Majefty was not at Court, nor at Chapel. All neceifary preparations ,are Sunday died at his houfe in May-fair, Francis BoydeJ, Efq: formerly an eminent Ship Broker in Fenchurch ilreei \ but had retired from bufinefsiome years. On Saturday a domeftlck of* the Earl of Harrington wasfuddenly taken ill at his Lord&p's feat at Peterfoam, fell dovim and expired immediately. We are told that upon examining the body of the matter of a turbot veirel, who was drowned a few daysago near Billinfgare, there was found in his pockets twenty two : he afier ViJliers^ Vice Chamberlaia of his Majefly's Houihold, were, by his Maj?fty*s command, fworn of his Majefiy's Moft Honourable Privy Council, and took their refpe&ive places ac the Board accordingly. Whitehall, July 13. The King has been pleafed to appoint Charles Marquifs of Rockingham, Kaight of the moft Noble Order of the Garter, the Right Hon. William Dowdef-well, Efq; the Hon. John Cavendifli, Efqj commonly called Lord Joha Cavendifli, Thomas Townfbead, and George On/low, Efqrs. %q be CppwifiiQStt*, exeQuting the office of Treafurer of his Ma)efly*s Exchequer. The King lias been pleafed to grant unto tlte &ight Hon. William DowdefweU, Efq; the o^ fices of Chancellor and IHider Treafurer of his Queen's houfe, at Buckingh taking gate, which expected fome time next month. His Royal Highnefs thcDuke of Olou- | te exiingufoed. guineas, a watch, and fome filver, was decently interred on Friday lair, the Dutch manner. On Thurfday laft a fire broke out at a houfe near Newington-butts. If is faid to be occafioned by fome children, who were playing in a room with fbavings. And which they fet on fire. It burnt moft part of the infide of the faid houfe before it could 1 cefter arrivedat Brighthelmltoneon Thurfday lait, and on Friday gave a ball at Mr. Shergoid's rooms; the company was very brilliant, there being upwards of zoo Gentlemen and Ladies. We hear his Royal Highnefs'sftay will be fome time. To-morrow rhe 4th regiment of foot, 1 trSnfportation On Saturday the feffions ended at the Old Baily, when 22 prifoners were tried, one of whom was-capitally convicted, viz-, Anne Smith, fpinfter, for stealing' a filver watch from the perfon of Tnotjias Price, a Five new pieces for the flag? haVe been pre-fented to Mr. Garricx for prru&l, iLnce his Ur-rival from abroad  two of which are on iKe fubjedl of rhe iiege of CalAs. We hear that a perfon, Lrely deceafed, has lefc aJJ his ready money in the houfe, all his 8alh in the hands of his Bankers, aJl his pro-perty in tiie ftocks, his ;ewJs, plate, furniture^ horfes, and equipges, (the whole to a con fulcra!: le amount) to a I^ady wirh whom be had cohabited about tweury years. He has alfo lefc her three (^ughiers (by him) 10,000 1. the el-deft, and joool. each the other two. We are informed, rlut fome public fpirited geinleiwn ha�*e formc.l a pl^n to eredl a new rrurket for n>ear5 poultry, greens, &c. Oh Tower hill, which may he done at a very little txpence, arid will be extremely convenient for the landing of aJJ kinds of provifions, &c. hoth from above and below bridge, as weJJ as be a great eafement to the inhabitants thereabouts, who are at pre fenr under the neceiliry of gohig either to Southward or Spitalrields markets for the ncceflaries of life- tie fides which, it will render that phce more fafe to pafs in the night. Sunday a confideruMe Jew-Merchant dropc his pockct-booK facing the India-honfe, Leaden-hall ftreet, containing notes and bills to a larse Milkman, at Keniington, privately j 16 . amount, which he foon miffed and returned in five acquitted.' j#great anxiety to look for it j when fmunacdy, and commanded by Col. Brudenell, and the 4jd regiragnt of feo^ commanded by Geueiai Noel Beoiiet, will be reviewed in Hyde- Majefty, Seventy-five were tried this feifions; eight received fentence of death ; one to be tranf* ported for 14 years; for feven years; five branded^ and one whipped; and Sa- lic perceived a failor widi it in his hand, care-lefsly cramming the papers into his troufers* pocket, and rilling one of the divi/ioiis of the pocket-book with a handful of tobacco: the On Vednefdav the Ladv of the Earl of muel Prielt, for a riot on Ludgate-hill, to . gentleman on recovering the book and contents, Majefty's Etchequer. B AN KRTJPTCIES enlarge*. Jofeph Levy, of Smithfieid, in the city of London, Dealer and Chapman, at Guildhall, Julys'- ___ WiDia Rochford arrived in to^n from Mad laft frona Paris pay a fine of one (hilling, and to be impri- idifpofi fedly recovered from foned in Newgate for lix months, a ad af- Lady(hip was at Court. terwards to find fure;ies for his good behaviour for one year. The next feifions will don, Bradley, of Ironmongerr lane, Lou-Cook, Vintner, and Chapman, at Guildhall, July 19, 30, Aug. 24. Hobert Harris, of the city of Litchfield, in the county of the fame city, Linuen-draper, Dealer and Chapman, at Guildhall, London, July ao, ^7, Aug ay. , of Birmingham, in the county Warwick, Wire-drawer, Dealer and Chap- It is reported that foon after the new mi- b^in at Guildhall on Monday the 16th of niftry fhail be fettled, Mr. Wilkes's out- September, and at the Old Baily on Wed- 1 lawry willte taken off, and that he will ] nefday the 18th. Articles*/ Intelligence, &pcm from the Postscripts of all the Evening return back to his native country. Friday Uft the workmen employed in paving the Stiand compleated it quite to Temple bar, when the gates which had for fome Ibort time been lhut, to prevent carriages hindering the bu(inefs going forward, were opened j and amidft a croud of accidental fpectators, the firit vehicle that Papers of laft Saturday. It is confidently aflerred that Jus Royal High-nefx the Duke of 5fork will negociate an attair of grear confequence, in perfon, with the King of Pruffia. It is now reported, that his Grace the Duke paffed through to deprefs the Scoth ftones | of Portland will have the vacant blue garter. gcnerou/ly made the honei Tur a prefait often guineas. Friday a (harper dropr a counterfeit guinea in Hoi born j which he contrived to pick up in fight of a woman, who eagerly cry'd halves  the fharpcr uiih pretended relndtancc confenud and received ten {hillings and fix pence, in change for the piece of money  which was foon difcovered to be nootLer than a gilded Hulling. Womau, at the fign of the Wheatfheaf, m wasailedae, which, by the political part of It is faid, that as foon as the new Miniftry is tke Coru John Roberts of Oeabigi Birmingham, ^tig. a, por tentous. The Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's have finally fettled, an extraordinary early meeting of rhe Parliament will then be ordered. .The Right Hon. the Earl of Shelbnrne, it's Talbot in the D5 to he made lately prefented a beautiful poliglott edition I now faid, is to be Firft Lord of Trade. of the Bible to the Bmilh Mufaeum, which We hear a patent is making out for creating /T being expefted that one of the Rcpre-fentatiws, for the County of Surry, will fpetdily take a Place, which will ccsajfpn a Vacancy for this County : The Gentlemen, Clergy\ and Freeholders, are earneflly defired not to engage their Votes and lntert(l; as a Gentleman of Character and Fortune, and of Revolution Principles, intends, asjoonas the Vacancy {hall be declared to offer hmjelf a Candidate. July 11, J767. H & gentlemen, Clergy, and other Freeholders of this County y are defired to m*et at Aog. 3. Auguftus C*efar Thompfon, now or late of Thetford, in rhe county of Suffolk, ii reckoned a ereax curiofity, there being no Jofeph Maw bey, E% Meml>er for the Borough Epfom, on Tnefday the i^d Infi^nt, at Twelve l--lrr,-i^^ than of Southwark. a Baronet of Great Britain. I o'Clocky to confider of a proper Perfon to fubbly the ______ , haa feven in the Chriftian world. of Southwark, a Baronet of Great Britain. They write from Leghorn, that copies of a Monev Scrivener and Banker, at the Kings- , , . n L r .u _?L ;:M^i,v ed. and there will be no ferxice in the chojr The caihedral of St. Paul's is to be clean- ��v cpdc of laws are lunded about rlwre, faid arms ?imottiy Xenr, Merchant, ac the Wag* fcftt, Briftol. Bichard RobU?, late o to have been dr;iwn up by the celebrated Mr. Rnuffean of Geneva, for the ufe of PaoJi aiid are much ames aibie Neot coupty of Huntingdon, Grocer, Of rife White Bear in Cambridge rtificatk to be allowed. Richard Ingram, of Warwick HoUxDtirn, in the county {pop and Apothecary. till the fecond Sunday in Augult; but the early prayers will be continued at fix o'clock | the^ inhabitants ef Qorfica, which in tjie moining chapel, until the w fore the church is opened again, whi be employed in w a flung tiie beautiful floor of the church. Our �alt India Company have about jj fail of (hips now in their fervice, of which have been fitted out fince the 16th of December laft, for theEait Indies and Cnina. An ingenious ihip-builder of this kingdom is fbortly going to Rulfia, at ihe intti-gaiion of ar^eminent Englifh Merchant Ut* admired. ExtraQ of a letter from PtUrfhurgb^ June 4. st Count de Caecnicbevv, General in Chief of the Emprefs's armies, and feveral other General Officer*, charged with the command of the*camp which is rn the poinr of being formed iu the environs of this city, are lulled in making magnificent preparations for the feafts, which are to be given on the feparatirtu of the troops. Among others, they have erected a fpatious pavilion, under which the entertainment, which her Imperial Majefiy is to honour table v. H a large diftrift of land from her imperial 0f4oo covers, theexpence of which iseflinuted H Sunday arrived a Mail from Holland. j tied in that Empire, who has got a giant of ilh' her .)refeUCe, wiJJ be ferved m> � heft Cp/offunity of Merging the Favour of ycu? Votes and It.trreji for wy Re-eleffion G*ve me Leave to afftare yw.that, tn ever) Station. I jbali retain the moft affeBionate Regard or m\ Ccrfiituents and the moft grate-fuiSerfeof tie Confidence th