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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 25, 1765, London, Middlesex he Numb.' 5888 From THURSDAY T 5* to SATURDAY J 7 1 / Half-pcnr^ AMERICA. Charles'- Toiln. June 5. H E Hon. Egerron Leigh,Efq; a Metier of Ms Majelty's Council, &c. is arrived here from � London with that city was lately deftroyed by fire, with fevera] churches, and other public buildings j that the damages ^mounted to about fix hundred thoufand pounds fterling; by which calamity ihey weie in the greateit diftrefs; iliey therefore humbly prayed the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, ^ 0 , M____.......... lus and Common CoVpcil, ofihischy, to rake family. He is ap- ^heir diftieifed cafe into conlidera:ion, and pointed Attorney ' *~ 1 ' ' ' -j General of this pro vince^ in the mem Qf David Graeme, contribute fomeihing to their relief; and to lecommend it to ihefeveral Companies of this city Jikewffe to affilt in fo charitable Eftj; who lus re/i�ued. The eongrefe at Mohille in Weft Florida being Co i jc I tided 3 rhe Hon, John Stuarr, Efq; Su-]>erinTenckmrt f:t one lor PenfaCola, vvhere he found a mvnV*er. of Creek Indians waiting for him. The Mortar, and a great many other Headmen, were wirhin one day's journey of JJenhtol* when the lad advices raine away. The quantity of hemp raifuJ in this Province, brought ro marker, and fold in Charles Town witiur thefe three r>r four weeks p*ft, we are informed exceeds iitry ruoufand pounds j weight: fc much does the culture of that va-Jod learticle increule. a work. As the damage was fo gieat it was the opinion of the Court, it would be better for them to apply for a general breif, which the Ki^ii; H'.-n. the Loid Mayor was defired to acquaint their Agent with.- A Bill for regulating tue Company of Amourers was read thethiid lime, and agreed to, for tlu Company of Clock-makers was lead the fir it an J fecund times and referred to the CommLtee of the City Bye-la-as. Several pe;hions were read fiom perfons, relating to he City EiU'es, which were re-fened to the Commitree of Ci'> Lands, 4ajr^ only the Juries making their piefent- mems to the Court. The long appeal be� tween Mrs. Barnaid, a widow lady, ard one of the *people called Quakers, and ih.-ee inhabitant of Kmgflon, wa* learnedly argued, icJating to M:s. Barnaul's inclofing a piece of ground, ca,:ed Round's Field, which was a common foot-way, &c. and, after feven hours heaiing, the Omit was unaniniouily or opinion, that his Mijeily\ wiit of mandamus fhould be* ieco;ded. " The gie-telt number of infclvent debtors, chiefly fiom theg.v Is in the Borough, were difcharged at (hi* feiiion, and very feu oppofinons made by their crednor*. I believe there wee near four bundled fet at liberty, who Jet off with meny heans for London. A Bill | 11 During the rime of the feffion, a Bar- fiiier at Law was very iff treated by a country 'Squire, who was taken into cuitody, \*:s Aid, rn nuke rri-d ihernfeJves, under fl ft protedrion of Mi� gMierou-i Pri:icefs by tvhorr) rhey -re &ur, on hi* funmiilion, was difcharged, the j,v i i e matter, of Bdliogfgare, L O N D O N. Thmiday iheie w as a g^eat Court at St. TameA, and alfo a Council i their Majelties dined at the Queen's palace, and afterwards returned to Richmond. On Tuefday next their Majefties will remove from Richmond to the Queen's pa-la^, where they yropefc to continue'till after the Queen has lain-in. Thuifiay his Royal H'^hnefs the Duke of Cumbeiland c^me to town fiom Windsor, and was at Court. Thuifday the Prince de MaiTerino, Em-baOador from the court of Spain, gave a grand entenainmem to the Secrcta'ies ^of / S;ate, andfeveial of the N^biliiy and Fo-jeign Miniiters, ax his houfe in G*eat Or-mond-ftreet was chofen to tin up the vacancy in-the Irilh Societj, foi me icmainder of this year,* occalioncd by tiic death of Mr. Thomas Giilmore. Thurf.;ay ihe Committee of the City Lands at G^'ilduall fold ttie place of one of the fifteen Coal meieis io Mr. Cole the broker, foi 545-h Thuifcay was held a General Court of the Governors belonging to Uie ioyal Hoi pitals of BjJJewed and.Beihletn, when a poiiei's man was appoin ed ; afer which the Governors were very elegantly en'.ei-tained by the following S.evaids for the annual fealt ; me Maiquis of Rockingham, Nicholas Rubinibn, M. D, Edward R*.we Moics, Lfqj GUlinguara Cooper, Li'q, J* hn Dorien, hfq; Joun Paerfon, tfqj He.iiy William Gomm, �-fq; Mr. Thurfday the Hon. Welbore Ellis, Efq^ Crank, iSq; Wiliiain G,,n ^ Mr. and his neJ-msiried Lady, were introduced Samuel Ba es Mr.^Thomia, V Y"^; " u;, km-:**- *,V for rhefii ft Fiance hmchings, audMi.Cnailes Mo/iis. time fince their marriage, awl were molt ^raciooily received. \V� hear that a noble Lord, upon leaving an important office, from which he was very lately temoved so another, took an opportunity to exp'efs himiclf in the moil engaging manner, to the feveral initrumems in hisdepanmcnt, who, ha\ing expenerced hi* juftice ana affabili.y, could not but re-g;et hi/departure. Juilice} lined to poire- nefs, is not only an honour to the pufietfbr, but inches the ftiboidinate to* a fa.-^.ful and diligent tlifcliarge of duty, a:-d i&, befidc.^ a necelfary example to ihofe who meanly uaffic in the difpofal of places, and undue j preferment, to the difcredh of public fervice. The prefem Minillry, who, it is hoped, ! intend io ad well, may probably feek, ard . find fome to fill the refpeftable ftaiio:^?, ! who pofleis and will ihevv conjiifutional inte- j giity in office. i it is likewife faid, that plurality of lu- \ crative employments will be abohfbed, as | repugnant to juftice, reafon, and policy, in a country that boa Its, and means to prefeivc its Freedom and Liberty. Thurfday Lord Vifcount Gage kifTed his Majefty's hand on being again appointed I the Amman's coat waiitcoar ana mirr, Pa�M;,flWnf.hP npnfions. I and fiighily wounded him ononehdeof the belly. A proper enquiry will, we hear, be made into the affair. On Wednefday the wife of Mr. Jacob Ridge, of Fleei-lane, croffing with two young men from Paris Gaiden to Black- : bt-a!-f Thurfday the tickets for rhe enfiiing ]oi-leiy began Hitching a: the Exchequer. Wednefday was fold at the Mew York Coffee-h"ufe, a large quanti;y of Lift but-..ter, beef, &c and as laige quantiiies aie daily expected f cm.Ireland, it will prevent a-w ny fcafci' y of butter tho' a fevere drought. On Monday the Her. Mr. Jacob iJcaif�n, of South Lainbe'ii, was mauled tiM\iWa Sally Lane, daughter and one of the colieii-eiles of tiie late Leo:iaid Lane, Lfqj of Wimbledon. Thuifday was married, at Sr. Dunflan'5, Stepney, Mr. Bourgeois, Lieutenant in-the navy, )nrely ariived from the Eatl-l.*iies, .10 MjA Laidner, of Poplar. On Tuefday died, at ni father's houfe at Hamp:on-court, in the z;d year of his age, Samuel Sid ey, Lfq*, only Ion of Robeit Sidley, Efq, and heir to a iaiiic eltnte.  Tuefday, Sir Nathaniel Naih was going toGu.ldlinl! in a coach, a company of the Train'd Bands, headed by a Serjeanr, o.dea-d ihe coach io wop 1 ill they palleJ by, wiiicti not being immediately complied with, the Serjean: tun his halhert into the back part of ih-coach, which went thro' the Aldeiman's coat, waillcoat and ihirr, Pay Maftev of the penfions. Thomas Nuthall, Efqj of Crofby-fquare, and Solicitor to the Eait- India Company, was on Thuifday appointed Solicitor 10 the Treafury, ir th* mnm nf Philio Garte-"* ^UuSoce Dundas, Bart, fet outfiom I Friar^ (he fuddenly lofc up in ih hishoufeon Wednefday, in Arlingron ttreer, for hfs feat at Richmond in Yorklhiie, for thefummer feafon. William Mitchell, Efq; is appointed Ca-fhier of the Salt-office, in the room of John Byde, Efqj who has refigned. William Broomhill, Efqj has reH&ned the office of ComptroUer of tli� Haw ken and Pedlars office. Monday Mr. William Warren was chofen Bag-bearer to- the- Corporation of Ctufliors, at their office in Chancery-lane, in the room of Mr. Jonathan Atkins. Simon Parry, Gent. Lieutenant Fire- FdwanJ, the &oyal Aniltt is appointed Ba Point and Ticondevago, in America, by. the Right Hon. the Matter General of the Ordnance. , , Lettersfrom South Carolina of thei6th paft, fay, that orders are ' received from London, in all the Souiharn Provinces of America, for preventing any unneceflary rigouF towards Spanifh vetTels coming irr tor refrefhment, &c. At a Court of of Common Council on Thurfday a petition from the Magiftr&esof the city 06 K.oningiberg, in Germany, was wad; felting fynh, ibu a ^at ^arc pf thinking her gown was in ilie warer, and being a corpulent woman, in fining do'.vn again overfet r^e boa7., whereby tbe waterman and his patfen^eis mult inevitably have loft their lives, had not boats inllantly put off to their alliitance. The woman remains fo ill that her lite is not exported. Thuifday a great number of people af-fembledto fee the ex; eiimung-ing houle^were to be deemed oriions ; when it was finally dcei mined, that ihey were only houl'Js of tafe y, and in no feute to be looked U|jOn a^ piiioi.s. By the above de iermir:a ion feve^l fiifo?;e.$ vv eie d^piived of the benefit of iha ptelenc act. On Wednefday lad the ju:y of Annoy, ance for the cay and iiOv ;j �.f Weitminlter, being out on dury, ".e:u i;iro an Apo'.he-^ fhop ne^ Oh'e-maiker, in order 10 eximhc ht> -.^i'lib a: d rjeafures, uhich Mr. Gii!!e. icf-jf-d, and fwoi-e mo ft hear- cr I cary* lily ^ on wnicu ne wa.- :aken before a Ma-giitra e, who hned hvn 4^*. for obttruct.-�g the Ju?y, and likewife a conliderable fum Pbi piofane fs. e-::ing, Wednefday mo ning Mr. Rowland, a Fan-painter ia Bloomlbury, coming over the Lonj Fields, near 1 lie Foundhnj h"f- I The three per cent. n*\v annuities, threa and a 1 nlf |)cr ce/ir. 17^6, kud the four per cenrf coniols. on YridAy. And rhe three ^>er cent. 1726, three and a h.ilf percent. 1758, Smith Spy the cnifee-honfe poluici-insa as a thing would i!;*irtlj- happen. Lerrcr? fr^m i'.rir m^ntLxn, that an order is fent ro Hrcit to ynwid? fufB^ient treop]c, in aker-ing, according fo lus cnliom, tlx government of the Srar*, and in not adnunifrenng juilice conformably ro rhe Jaw  Ialtly^for having had rhe andaciouhiefs to opprefs, 1 y his hes and fallhoods, rhe p." r fubjeds wlucli tiod lus con-rid ed to me. It is for rhele n'aions they have infiithd on him rlie jnit ch^ilifenijnr wliich his perverfe a&ions merircd, in rhe vie^v alriie of delivering the poor Uibjcds from his opprcfliou and bib violences." 'Extrail of a letter from Copenhagen^ July 9. w ->iu� to nadenake^ being dciirot�, To the Gemlemen, Clergy, and Kieeholdgrj of rhe County of Surry. CjENTI.EME n, f-Jd � I NG had the Honour of bfttW *- unammoujly yumhrnted^ by a very vurfi%-ro:ts Meeting .it ipfj//iz Tejlerdayy as a Candidalp to rrprs/a.'t tHs County agiiin ; / take tlh' �rfa Opportunity oj rttMn::h? )' "'((i gratrful TnttnKt^ ana o\ leigha? a Continuance of y:ur Fatouy ly honouring me with your Vote and Ir.terefi at fbe f which due K-iia will be given, f hrtc the Honour to be, CentU/ncn^ hmber ^.onic, Tour weft obliged ard Jt:iy 24, 176)*. Levied'Servant* George Onslow. ANY Perfon having a Lite Eftate, and \- a:;tmg co raife Money c! ereou, ir/ay \k (u;*ph*d, by applying ro Mr. Robert .niece, /Vtr rney ac haw, at his Cliambej.*a No. is. in � 1-iuru 's Inn, one i air of Stairs ; who h.s nany tlioufand Pounds now ready to dii;'ofe of in that Way;. N P. Pruutpils only will be treated with, and Icters, Pn.t pai\ anfwerexl. To the ~1TMT. ANTFD to purchafe, A Com- pauy> and a L -euter.ancy, at HQnx ot Abroad, and au in America. To Exchange; A Captain on Full jay, at Gibraltar, with one on Hair Pay ; Alfo, a Captain on H df Pay, wit h ojie ou t uli }^y. in the U'c-;f Indies : Several Lieuienanrs, on Half Pay, wi'li orliers ou lull i'ay, ar Home or Abroad ; An tmiign 011 ruli I'ay, at Minorca, withpn* on HalfPay. , To be Sold ; A CoyuetC}', a Chat)]aiiilhip, ana a Qnarter-jVUih-r's Warrant of Dragoons. ' tor fnrcl'.r Particulars enquire of Mrs, Fryer, Widow to the late Mr. rryer, in drear Queen-Streer, I.n;-ob 's-hm i-irkls, or of Mr. A[ bo^r ; wl\oaneiusac 1 w i;g Wi 11V Coffee-houftj W C*ourc, ihanug Crofs, evtry Day? from IwelvcuF fwooV IncK. Genclem-n w.oM.g to Huy, 5eJl or Exchange, may Ik- immediar-jy ferved, vvuh Integriry aui.) Diipatnii. i\.H. Letters (P.# paid) tp . either of t&e above Places, will be w ;