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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 7, 1765, London, Middlesex Evening -Poft. Numb. 5854 From TUESDAY May > to THURSDAY May 1765. [Price Twopence Half-penny he London Lifbon, April fortune of being thrown from his horfe at j Saturday a young man, apprentice to a T was not until the ninth infant that the Hampden packet arrived, in of 24 the laft Newmarket meeting \ by which accident his arm was broken, and he was other- wife much bruifed \ he remains under the I nyly Widegat hanged hhnfelf in the abfence of the fa- care of a furgeon at the faid place. The colleaio hav Monday paflage with days, mail of the 12th of March; and today are arrived the Kiug George, Capt. Bown, and the Date of York, Capt. Bonnel, both in fe-ven days, bringing three mails, the Ult or which is dated the ad of April. This day M. Rouffel, had his private au- mounted to 2531, 18s, 4d. which is 101. | cap-board 10 deftroy bugs, two children got "to rhe bottle, and drank a part of it, one of whom died the fame nighr, and the other is paft hope of recovery. Tuefday four Publicans of this city were fumraoned before the Lord Mayor, for felling beer in pots not fealed according to law, ^^^^ - -^^H. J_ ______ . ___ colled__________________ day laft year. Tuefday the parifh church of St. Sepulchre, without Newgate, was (hut up, to be repaired and beautified, the charge of which, it is faid, will amount to near 2000 J. but which lafled fome feconds, was b 1 r gentle j but after an interval of five or fix minutes^ there were two others, which rapidly fuc-ceeded, and which were fo violent, as to caufe feveral people to quit their houfes in the greattft confter nation. At the time of the two latt ihocks, a nnife was heard like that of a great wind or thunder at a diflance; the air Wfcs then very calm, the flcy fercne, and without a cloud.99 there will be no- affeffment on the pa- I and alfo Ihort of meafure; for which each Minifter May 5. from the Bifhop of Liege^ dince of her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Dowser of Wales. ^ hich he was introduced by Stepnen: riih for that purpofe. By letters from all parts of the country, /there are accounts of its wearing the finelt , a fpedt This has a little of them paid the penalty of 10 s. Letters from Warfaw, of the 20th paft, advife, that a Countryman fold a Fifh-monger of that capital a large pike, for a-bout 18 s. 6d. The Clerk of the Kine's To \v Afliftau lowered the crefts of the Dealers in corn, and I kitchen wanting to buy ir, the Fifhiuonger may further reduce the price of grain, and j in lifted on 15 ducats (about 7I. 2 s. 6d.) for confequently all kinds of provifions. BANKRUPTS required to furreffder. Robert EggMton, of the parifh of St. Mary-le-bon, ocherwife Marybone, 111 the county of Middlefex, Virtualler, at Guildhall, London, May is, 18, June 18. John Xeys, of Chelmsford, in the county of 4 - ..... at Guildhall, London, it} upon which the Clerk agreed to pay the By the expiration of aleafe in Ireland of J faid price, and ordered the Countryman and Fifhmong^r to go along with him to the Palace Royal, where the former declared he had no more than 18s. 6d. for the faid fiih. ninety-nine years, by which the lands for that term were lett for thirty pound year, the prefent proprietor is now offered between fourteen and fifteen hundred pounds | The Fifhmonger had double the money the Eflex, Upholfter, at Tune 18. May 15, 25, dividends to he made to Creditors. May 3*. J�hn wllite> late of Di*0*11* in rhe county of Somerfet, Holier, at the White Lion in Bath. . Tnne 5. John Gardner, late of Guildford, in ihe county of Surry, Inuholder, at tbeBufh inn in Farnham. June 6, . Thomas Beddingfield, and Thomas flreet, London, Habcr-at Guildhall- a year.for the fame. They write from Gibraltar, that an armed Spanifh bark, with feveral bold fellows on board, run into the harbour of Tetuan, and fifh coft allowed him, and for his extortion was well cudgelled, receiving upwards of 100 blows with an oaken ftick. Monday night a diiturbance was made at fet fire to a large galliot, and a half galley, Ranelagh, when one of the Conftables was belongingto fome of the States of Earbary, - calledfor; bur, 10 thegreat furpiize of the managers, the fellow was found fupplying the place of a link-boy, and calling coaches. which were burnt to the water's edge. rHE Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of CoknWau, are defir ej not to engage tb ir Votes and Inttrtjl fc* any Per* (on to fwceed their late worthy Reprefentarsve in Parliament, unfit ^ a^ General Meeting can be Leld on the Occalion. To the Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, and other Freeholders of the County of Northampton. T^Ncourdgei by ihe kind and generous Re- a-^ ceptton I was honoured with on my former Application to y:u {though unwilling and unworthy to be the Objiii of public Divifton* or to give the County the great and miufual Trouble that would have then attended a contefied Eletlicn, 1 declined availing myfiif of my Friends difl'wguifb-ed Zeal on that Occajion) i beg Leave to offer my-felf a Candidate for the office of one of the Vek� dereks of ROCKINUriAM Fcrefl, vac art by the Death of ^.Creed: And it I pall have the Happinefs to obtain your General Approbation and Concurrence in my Fazcur, I {hall mofl gratefully acknowledge fo hixh an obligation conferred on, Tut obedient and faithful Servant, May 7, 1767. \T. DOLKEN. Tuefday was launched at Chatham, his Majefty's &ip Victory, e{teemed the largelt and fined (hip ever built. The Love and Unity, Fairfax, from | with intent to ravifh her, was put in the On Saturday the Brewer's Cooper, who was convi&ed of aflaultiflg a female infant, Philip o dafters -and partners, at G Certificates to be allowed. May 28. William Williams, of the city of Brifl:>l, Hofier and Dealer in Stockings. John Stubbs, late of the city of Chefter, Merchant, partner with Orlando Stubs, of the Whitby j Jane and Mary, Stranock, from London *y and John and Sarah, Graham, from Berwick, are loft in the Baltic. The Brilliant, Hawker, from Cetella, is Ma As it was expected the populace would ufe him roughly, Ma out being much hurt. city ot fbon A'rsl 15, wark attended to keep the peace, and the gone to Standgate-creek to perform quaran- | prifoner was taken out of the pillory whh-tine. The Hawke, Anftice, from Leghorn, and Sr. George^ Slanet, from Lametre, arrived off Dover on Monday afternoon. Archibald Hamilton, Lfq; is appointed THE Board of Trotu y has fen> fome expe:i*Miners to (liver mines, in the neighbourhood ot Olkutz, with ordeis to examine ihem and make a repoit :�f their prefen-yen rVrc do e The fame Board has aifo gi-. ?.\\ the people of rhe Duchy, and alfo of Royal Pruiiia, fhall be numbered without diftinc-tion uf a^e, fex or religion. Paris, April z6. The 181I1 inftant M. Poifionriier;Hou(hold Phyfician to theKing, made, in the prefence of the Dukes of Orleans and Ctnrtres, with the Prince of Conde, his expeiiment of rendering the fea water frefh and wholefome, which fuc-eded as well as it did on board his Majelty's I r e Ihips. Sauges, in the Gevaudan, April 8, Yv e ftill receive marvellous accounts of the wild beaft, who is grown fo bold as to come clofe to the houfes, and if they were not fnur, would go in. Two men and a woman were about a fortnight ago cutting wood in the forelt; the ani>nal appeared, and according to cuftom, made full at the woman, hut they defended themfelves with their axes, and drove him off: fiom thence he returned to Ma^el, a village in the ne" bourhood, where he found a flock of fheep \ he ran in among them, and threw thofe who obftrufted his pafTage five or fix paces from him, but without doing them any fur* ther damage. He then flew at a girl, when IQ h�r-hel;\ but by the fury of or* the beaft, fom half pay, to be Captain of a company in the 31ft regiment of foot, in the room of Capt. Warren. And James Wellington, Gent, from half pay, is appointed Lieutenant in the 37th regimen i of foor, in the room of Lieutenant Stawell. Mr. Juliice Willis is appointed Solicitor to the CoIJilream regiment of fooc-guardi, in the room of Mr. iJJior, deceased. The Univerfity of Oxfoid in convocation, have conferred the Honorary degree of Mailer of Arts on the Right Hon. Lord Robert Spencer^ of Chrift Church College, brother to the Duke of Marlborough. Tuefday the Diredors of the Hand in Hand fire-office unanimoufly appointed Mr. Luffman Anerbury, of Brooloitreet, Hulborn, one of their Country Surveyors, in the room of Mr. Jofeph Spier. At a meeting on Monday evening laft, at the King's Arms tavern, in Cornhill, of a confiderabJe number of Merchants and Traders of this city, Jofeph Mawbey, �fq; in the chair, a bill to reftrain-the ill practice of Brokers was taken into confederation $ when the principles of the bill were unanimoufly approved of, and the thanks of the company given to Mr, Mawbey, for his care and trouble in preparing the fame j but on account of its great importance, and the advanced feafon of the year, it was agreed to reqtieft that it be- poftponed till the next fellion of Parliament, againft which time a Committee was appointed 10 prepare and the Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft Tuefday. They write from Stockhom, that exclufive of large quantifies of ihip timber bqyiug up in Sweden, the Sieirr Pierre Modeen has lately been contracted with to build four new third rare men of war for the fervice of France, which are to be fioifhed with ail expedition. The laft Dutch mails brought over corrrmif* iions to ihip feven thoufand chaldrons of fea-coals for the port of Amflerdam. We are credibly informed, that orders are difpatched to our EmbafTador at the French Court, to enquire into an adl of the mod horrid nature, fome time finee tranfadted at a Convent in a capital city in the fouth of that kingdom, and ro have the people concerned therein brought to jnftice. r It is faid that Mr. Alderman Beckford intends + J i to viiit his large eftates iu the ifland of Jamaica, foon after the ri/ine of the Parliament. r I We hear a certain Admiral who greatly j Cufi diflinguiihed himfejf in the fervice of his conn- ' ' ' ^ ' try in both the Indies, during the Jate war, will foon be called up to the Houfe of Peers. It is faid CUSTOM-HOUSE, London, April 7, 176)-. WHEREAS, on Sunday the of March laft, about Eleten 0 Clock at Nighty a Gang of Smugglers, to the Number of Tnvemy^ 01 thereabouts^ armed with Fire Arms, and other offenfive Weapons, were affembled on the North Shore, near loole in the County of Dtf~ fet, in order to be aiding and afjifting m the car' rying away a large Quantify of Tea : And whereas Lieutenant Edward Down, Commander of the Folkftone Cutter, in the Service of the Cuftms^ with feveral of the Men belong'/g to the fame, were endeavouring to feize the faid Tea, and in preventing the fame being refined from them after Seizure, forcibly and violently obftruHsd^ hindered and wounded in the Execution and Difcharge of their Duty] The Commifjioners of his Ma]eftfs Cuftoms, in order to bring to fuftice the faid Offenders, do hereby promife a Reward of HFTV POUNDS, to any Perfon or Perfons who fhall difcover and ap~ prebend, ortanfe to be discovered aid apprehended^ any one or more of the faid Offender or Offenders, over and above any Reward given by Atl of Parliament, to be paid by the Receiver General of his Majefty's Cuftoms on ConviHwn, for each Perfon fo dijeovered and cittvifted : And if any of the faid Offender or Offenders do and fa all, within three Months from the Date hereof, difcover to th* faid Commifjioners two or more of his or their Accomplice cr Accomplices, and caufe ihem to be apprehended. Jo that they may be brought to Juftict, and cortvtfted of the finl Offence, the faid Lffender or Offenders* fi dtfecverin*, Jha I be acquitted and difcharged from jtuh his or � heir Offence, and re * ceive the like Reward of Fifty Pounds, in Pursuance of the late Ati of the i^th of his late Ma- J is laid that the celebrated Dr. Brown, Vicar of NewcaftJe, is*appointed one of the Chaplains to his Majefty. We hear from D Jaft month, the Rev. fhire, that fome time Mr. the Right Rev. Lord Bifhop of Chaplain to -, was oaths before a Reverend Juflice of rhe Peace, and rhat he paid the penalty; which \\^s diflribured among the poor, by theCluuchwareens pf the tovvu in which the crime was committed. There are a great number of counterfeit fhil* lings about again; which are eafily difcovered t child confxder of a bill, to reftrain an evil fo pre- hJJ^fr^ been deftroyed, had not aflillance luckily came to them. Yeiterday this animal attacked a young man and a woman who were taking care of fome cows. The lad refilled him until theherdfman, a flout ro-buft man, with his dogs, came to his af-fiilance, which made him run away from that place to Exclaufe, where he devomed a young woman of zc years old, who was watching fome cows. The country is quite deferted, as the countrymen, not finding perfons who will look after their cattle, are forced to leave judicial to the trading part of this metropolis; which CormiHttee is to confift of the following gentlemen, viz. Mr. Mawbey, Mr. Glover, Mr, Grote, Mr. Salvador, Mr. Bourdieu, Mr. Long, Mr. Payne, Mr. Hagen, Mr.Meilifb, Mr. Nightingail, Mr. Aihawes. Mr. Alderman Trecothick, Mr. $f a private letter ft April 18. M M felves. her avocations LONDON. #tre'fd