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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 30, 1765, London, Middlesex London Evening-Poft. Numb. 5S64 From THURSDAY May 30, to: SATURDAY June i, 1765. [Price' Two-pence Half-penny AMERICA. Charles-Town, March. 30. H E Rev. Mr. Geo. Whitefield fee out - from hence by land g for Philadelphia, where, we hear, he intends to embark for England, in June or July � fuext. He is to I. preach in feveral ii&B^^satsamamu i " places in the different provinces he pafles through on the way. Wa are well informed thac fhip buiJnt. fet out from St. James's Place.foi.B.'ighthelm-ftone. Thurfday the new cloatbing for the foot guards be deU-vered out againft his Majefty's birth-day It is faid that no debtor, who was in prifon on the firft day of January 1765, or who was arretted on or befoie thafday, and held to bail, and afterwards, and before the 12th day of February laft furrendered in difcharge of his bail, and was committed to prifon, or who was in cuftcxiy on the firft of January upon an arreft, and before the 12th of February. 1765 was fern to prifon for want of bail, and was afterwards re-, moved to any other prifonby Habeas Corpus, or otherwife, can be discharged under the prefent ad for the relief of infolvent debtors. For fome time paft, the low witticifm among the common rank, where things happened to pJeafe or difpleafe, was, That's the Barber, that's the Shaver," has been left off; and within thefe few days a new phrafe adopted, " That's the. Weaverno doubt alluding to the many thoufand of green aprons that lately appeared in the ftreets of this metropolis, in order to (how their deteitaiion ,of French (ilks, French barbers, hair-cutters, &c. with which this city is at prefent peftered. An ofrtcer's guard of 16 men, ferjeants and corporals, continues by Spiualfields church; a ferjeam':, guard in the Artillery-ground ; and Bedfurd-houfe; but neither mob or diliurbance has appeared tnefe 1 z days paft in or about the town. On Tuefday Jaft five horfes ftarted at Guilford for the King's plate of 100 guineas, which was won with eafc by Mr. Wildtnan's horfe Granby. The Prince of Wales Excife cutter has taken and brought into Plymouth, a Hoop loaded with bricks, under which they found upwaidsof thirty half anchors of brandy, &c. They took her lying at anchor in Sal-combe River. Letters from Senegal mention, that the Merchants labour under great inconve-nien-cies for want of a fufficient number of boats to carry on the gum trade; and that a common boat which would coft 2.0 1. here, was fold there lately for 150 J. The account in the papers of the Dutch Eatt India funds having lately fallen up-uardsof 7 per cent, is wrongly reprefented, they having advanced fiom 407 V to ^71, fince the zd of the iaft month, as apj*ars by the Dutch Gazettes. Thurfday Ifrael Skinner, Efq; who was nominated by the Lord Mayor la It week to ferve the office of Sheriff, paid the fine of 400 J. and zo tnaiks, to be excufed fer-ving. His Majefty has appointed James Prin-g!e, Efq; to be Lieutenant Colonel in the 591 h regiment of foot, commanded by General Owen. His Majefty has alfo appointed Robert Miiward, hi% to be Major in the faid regiment, in ilie room of James Prirtgle, promoted. Mr. Willis, Clerk of the Spicery at St. James's, is appoimed fecond Cleik of the Kitchen to hi; Majelty, in trie room of Mr. Tarris, piomoted. On Sunday lait was married at Newing-ton church, Capt. Alexander Didier, in the Not way trade, to Mifs Sally PeTkins, youngeit daugtuer of - Perkins, Efq; formerly belonging 10 one of his Majefty's yards. On Wednesday the Rev. Henry Evans, A. M. and one of the Prielts in Ordinary belonging to the Chape.' Royal, Sr. James's, was married at St. Martin's church, to Mifs Baker, daugnter of the Rev. Thomas Baker, one of the Ptiefts in Ordinary of the faid Chapel. Same day Jaft was married at St. Mary le Bon, Mr. Edward Rogers, fen. Ironmonger, of Broad-ftreer, Carnaby-marker, to Mrs. Letitia Spackman, widow, of Sou-.h Audley-ltreet, Gr'ofvenor-fquare. Thurfday was married Mr. Richard An-derfon, Merchanr, in Thames-itieet, to Mifs Sufannah Meen, of Great St. Helen's. Same day was married- Mr. Meredith, Apothecary in Avemary-laoe, to Mifs Thc-odofia Gould, of Thames-ltreer. Thurfday was married at St. George's, Hanover-fquare, Mr: Robjnfon, of New BoBd-ftreer, Confeftioner to his Majefty, to Mifs Lutman, of Duke^ftieec, Grofvendor- fquare. Letters froraPomerania advife, that the-braje Colonel de Heyden, Governor of Coi-berg, who raoft valiantly defended that place when it was belleged by the Ruffians in the late war, died there lately much le-gretted. They write ficm Warfaw that a fire happened on the r'zth paft, at Lefle, a fmall town not far from thence, which reduced the g>eateft pa/t of the houfes in that place to aftjes. Tuefday laft died, in the 84th "year of his J age, after a few weeks illnefs, at his houfe in St. Andrew's-ftreet, Cambu'dge, Jacob ButleY, Efq; a gentleman very well known, whofe anceltors and himfelf lived many j years at Barnwel, about a mile from Cam- ' bridge. He has left many legacies among his numerous lelations. On Tuefday died at Farnham, Jofeph Crane, Efq; aged 64, one of his Majefty's Juitfces of the peace for the county of Suny; he was at Guildford on Monday evening, feeraingiy in good health. Lately died at Pontefiatt in Yorkfhire, FtangfLafceiles, Efq; a gentleman of large eftate in that county. Lait week died at Paddington, John , Summers, Efq; an eminent Merchant of this city, but had retired from bufinefsfoma years. By a private letter from Bodmyn in Cornwall we aie informed, that at a village not far from thence, there is now living a man, who was born without any ears; but only a circular hole on each fide of his head, by which he is faid to hear as well as people in common do with ears. On Wednelday one Atkins, a Black-fniith, and Jones, a Pipemaker, quanelled in an alehoufe at Lambe;h about paying for a pot of beer that was ioit at fkittles, when the former ftruck the latter fo violent a blow on the temple with a quart pot, that he expired the fame night. Atkins immediately abfeonded. Wednefday night the Loyal Sally fnow, outward-bound, lying off Stone ltatrs, was boarded by fome frelh-water pirates (as they are called) and robbed of a cheft of drugsj to the valae of 80 1. and upwards; and tho' this be a great lofs to the owner, perhaps the thieves may not gain 20s. by it, the goods- not being a faleable commodity. Articles of Intelligence, &c. from the Postscripts of all the Evening Papers of laft Thurfday. We hear advice has this week been received, rlut preparations have for fome weeks pall been making by rhe French ro erect fome ac'diriornl fortifications at Dunkirk, towards the land lide,. It has been obferved, that while the late expccled change of rhe nriniffVy was in agitation, never were more places bought and fold in lb Qiort a' fpace in the various departments under the government. They write from Peterfhurgh, that the Em-prefs of Ruffia propofes to make a journey to Revel this fummer, and to curry into that port a8 fhips of the line. * They write from Vienna, that an ordinance is publifhed there, forbidding any one, under the penalty of 24 crowns., from giving lodging to a itranger without having rirri obtained permiflion in wriring from the Police. The King of Poland, in ordei to reduce rhe price of provifions at Warfaw, has ordered all forts of the productions of the Crown finds, which properly belong to his own table, to be carried to the markets of that city, and fold at a very mods-rare price. . Letters from Bolton in New England advife, that fince the i(t of January laft, 2j, 000 quarters of wheat, rco cafks of flour, and 200 hogfheads of bifcuits have been {hipt from thence for the two Fioridas, befides a large quantity of pickh'd beef and pork on contract for the ufe of thofe infant colonies. We hear that the port of London will next week be opened, for a limited rime, for the free importation of wheat from foreign parrs. The following gentlemen were palfengers on board the Bofcawen Eaft Indiaman, from Bengal, viz. Major Shei lack.-, Captains Long, A-bercromby, and Freake, the laftjAid de Camps to the late Commander in chief; Lieutenants Pembroke and MackreJiF.nfign Jeffiys, and a Dutch lady. The officers are all of CoJ. Coore's regiment. Several counterfeit half-guir.eas are now circulating about town with great fucCtiV, which upon trial are found to be no mere than the tbickeft and Lrgeft fix-pences, a 1 if tie benr, and flightly wafljed over with a pale gold colour. The long expected battle (upon which upwards of 200 I. were depending) between the two famous cocks Heun^ge and Kr.ifs-n-ings, was fought at Lincoln on Monday iaft, and" determined in favour of the Lrrer, againfl the opinion of the Connoifleurs, by which the knowing ones were taken iri. Ten to fix were laid againlt Brafs-wings, bur be killed his an-tagonirt in lefs than two minutes. To be peremptorily SOLD, Purfuant to a Decree of the htjb Court 0) Chancery, before WilhanAprav es, Efy; one of the jytajkrs of the fata court, at his t hamttn �f SjmontCt Inn, Chancrry-Lane, London, on Pri-aay next the *jth of Jui.e, at Fine in the After-nosn, TH E Real Eftate. late of William Hippiiley, Eiq-, deceas'd ; iituaf'eat Stiana.'-golden and elfc where, ui the'County of Limerick, hi the Kingdom of Ireland -, being an undivided Moiety of divers AieiTuag's, Lands, and Heredicaments ; containhig, in cue Whole, five choufand ar.d ninety-feven Acres, or thereabouts ; all lett at anciert Ren's, auaounting to one thoulknd three hundred and twenty-three Pounds per Annum, and very improveable. Particulars wheieof may oe had at tr.e laid ATaiter's-Cliair.ljtrrs._.__ To be SOLD by AUCTION, By Mr. Webster', By Order of the Executors-of Mrs. Hs-rb ert, deceafeO, On Thurfday the 6th of }uns, preciftly at One o'Clock, on the iremjf;?, AFreehold Eftate, pLeafantiy firuareol at St. Ann's HiJf, ruear Ctiertky, Surry ; con lifting of a neat compact Brick MefTuage, in complete Repair, of three a;aJ four Rooms an a Flour (two of which are fpaciouv) with proper Offices, Fixrures and Conveniencies, Coach-lioufe for two Carriages, and neceffary Stabling, a pleafant Gar !en, with a Green-houfe and Temple, or Summer-home, from wlich and the Premifes are agreeable Profpeits; in die Poffefc feilion of Mrs. Home, and may be edcered on immediately after the Sale. On that and the following Days will be fold, All the genuine, neat and elegant Houlhold Furniture, valuable Effects, Chin.i, Pictuie5, Books, Orange Trees, &c. Particulars ,of the Eftate,and Catalogues of the Furniture, may be had at the ReJ Lion at Eg-ham, the Crow a ac Chertfey, the DuXe's Head at Walton, the Cattle at Sunbury, the Anchors at Weybridge and Shepperton, che White Hart at Windfor, and of Mr. Weblter, hear Red Lion Square:-The Whole may be viewed on Tuef- and WedneP.Uy [^brt the oale.__ A Meeting, by Adjournment of the TruJ-jC*. tees for Repairing the Eaft'rrn DtflrtH of the Turnpike Road, leading fr m the i'tnedfr Mills on hounflow Heath in the County of Middle-fix, to a Place called Bafixg/ione, near the Town of Bagjljot in the PariU), of Windlejham in the County of Surry, ivill be held on Wednejday next, the ^th\lnfiant, at Ten o'clock in the Forenoon, at the King's Head Inn at Egbam. s J. Turner, Clerk. To ba S O L D by AUCTION, By Mr. Spencer, At the King's Akm3 Tavb&s in Cornhili, London, On Wednefday the 26th Liftant, between the Houis of Tv\eive and Two, AFreehold ESTATE, called Pldm-stead Park Farm ; htuate ac Phim-fteaJ near Woolwich in the County of Kent, a''outniiic Milts from London- Bridge ; conhft-ing of a large,fubttanrial, ne-v-buik brick Farm-houfe, wirh convenient and ufe til Out-offices, and a Garden well itock'd with choice Fruit, and indofed with a Brick Wiil.^-Anoiher DweJiiug-houfe in good Reiair.-A large Tradt of Land called the Park, commanding a delightful Profpect.of the River Thaims j in which are many lfror.g and line Veins of Loom and Sind, extr.meiy valuable and convejiienc for the London Markets; their Quality furpaffng any Thing of th? Kind.-AJfo ricii Mann, Pal-ture and Aralde Lands, and forty Acres of Or? cnards, planted wirh various Ki;k!s of Fruit-trees. The Rental is 376 1. per Annum, whereof 336 J. is lett on Leafrs, Particulars and Conditions of Sale to be had of Mr. Boughey. in Taiifkld-Court, Inner-Temple \ at che Place of Sale ; and of Mr. Spencer, in the Borough, Southwark : Alfo, ac the laid Mr. Koughey's, a Plan may Lefeeu. N. B. Mr. CatnpjeJl, at the Farm-hoiife, will fbew the Elhue. To be SOLD by AUCTION,  ' U| on cne Spot, On Friday the 7th of June, between the Hours of Twelve and One o'Clock, AFreehold Estate, fituate at Great Houghton in the County of .Northampton ; connlimg of a very good Dwelluig Houie, built of Scone; with Parlours, a kitchen, and exceeding good Vaults under tliem ; on the Ground Floor, a Pantry, Butler's Room, Scul-lary, Dairy, and Servanrs Hall, with a Room over it; on the fame floor, four Bedchatnber?? with two Drelling-Rooms, Gofers, and afmail Store Room, up one Pair of Stairs, with Garrets over them ; a large Yard, with excellent Stabling for at. leait twenty Horfes, Coach-lioufes, Brew-houfe, and all Ouc-oinces an>l C011-vtnicjicies, in complete Order; a Garden, of abo;.t four A^rcs, laid out in the mol! agreeable Manner, wrh all Sorts of Shrubs, Fruit-Trees, pleafanc U'alkf, two Summer-hotfss, and two Pieces of, Water, one of which is near 17c Yards long, and has a very fteat Ko:u and Boar-honfe in it. Adjoining to the Dwtlling-houfe is a Fteld, containing about fourteen Acres of rich Paftnre Land, together with two Cottages, and Garden Ground belonging to them. The Premifes are about lixcy-three Miles from London? two Miles and Half from Northampton, ana within Half a Mile of a navigable River ; and, in ref; ect of Simation, Cheapnefs of* Pro villous, .Neighbourhood, and every Country Amufement, it is a moft delightful Place. Enquire for Particulars of Thomas Ward,.Efq: at LitrL Houghton, in the faid County ; or 01 MelT. Sew ton, Ald^rm .nlAtry, London. N. B. If cl e Purchaf?r is inclined to buy the Furniture, he may, otherwife the faa.t will foun afterwards be fold by Auction. This Day were publifh'd, Price 1 s. 6 d. bound in Sheep, PS ALMS and Spiritual Sor Some accord rig to Portions of Sciiptnre ;, from Texts of Sc.ipture; feme on the Serin Name-;, litlcs, Characters, and Offices of Chriftj oriivis. ; Let the Words of my Mcuth, and the Meditariq my Heart, be acceptable in thy Sight, O LoO Srrencth and my Rede.-mer ! Psai>. six.% . V4__ Piit-.tcd %r T. r=ie-chir an.l Co. at the Oxford flAay^l in Paul's Church-Yard. ;