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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 12, 1765, London, Middlesex Numb. 5830 From TUESDAY March 12, to THURSDAY March 14, 1765. [Price Two-pence Half-penny From the London Gazette. Lifbon, Feb. 21. HEIRmoftFaith-ful Majeitiesand the Royal Fami-]y enjoy perfed health at Salva-terre; the Court will return from thence about the, fecond of next m, and they again in one. large bag, he put ihe money at the bottom of the coach ; but it being an old one, an hole in the bottom of u had been mended and covered over with leather. The Clerk having no fufpicion that them'neyuas not fecure, thought not of it 'till became to Fleet-Itreet, when carting his eyes downwards he milled it, and faw the hole it had made in the leather. The way waicaie-fully traced back to the Bank, but in vain, for no intelligence could be had of the money. His Majefty's writ of Habeas Corpus is made out to be fent to Coventry, for removing the noted Dick Swift from thence to Newgate, to take his trial at the next Seffion at the Old Baily, for returning from tranfportation. OnShrove-Tuefday, in the evening, Dick Swifr, and his companion, FofTet the Drover, who was transported with him, were feen eating grey peas and bacon, at an alehoufe in Hoxion, and were near being taken at tha�iime, but efcaped backwards. Articles ^/Intelligence, gpf. fro-n the Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft Tuefday. They write from Barbadoes, that when the laft accounts arrived from Africa, extraordinary diligence was ufed in pitting the feveral Britith forts on the Gold coalt in a proper flate of defence, particularly Tanaimquerry^ and the Enghfli fort at Dick's Cove, as feveral French Chips of war had heen difcovered in that neighbourhood. James Ifland forr, in the river Gambia, and that of Bance Ifland, in the river-Sierra Leon, had each of them alio received an augmentation of troops and ftores from Senegal. They write from Pads, that Count d'Eitaing, Governor of St. Domingo, had already fenc home, fince his laft arrival in the Weft Indies, large fums of money, molt part of which was inverted in foreign funds, to the amount of one Bullion of French Jivres. We are credibly informed, that an effectual removal of all colony grievances, fo far as relates to raking off the reftri<�tions on the American trade with the Spauifh Weft-Indies, will fpeediiy rake place. We heir a copy of all contracts, made in Europe or elfcwhere, for the fuppJy of his Majefty's ihips of war with proviJions,for the lalt five years, will foon be ordered to be laid before the Houfe. We hear a fcheme is now under consideration for. eltablifhing a Priming-office, at the Government's expence, in the Ifle of Man. It is remarkable, rlut upwards of one thoit-fand Jews have arrived in London, from different parts of the continent, fince the 1 ft of January laft. Letters from Paris advife, that the King of France is going to fupprefs feveral religious houfes in his dominions, having had information of many Jefuits, who have taJcen fhelcer therein. They write from Vienna, that the marriage of the Archduke Leopold with the Infanta of Spain, is to be celebrated at Infpruck in the month of September next. The departure of the King and Queen of the Romms, as well as of the Archduke and the two eldeft Archdutch-efies, ftands already fixed for the 12th of An-guft; and eight days after the Emperor "and Emprefs-Qiieen will follow tham, with Duke Charles and the Princefs Charlotta of Lnrruin. Extracl ofa letter from Marvrjols, Fib, n. cc The wiH be