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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 19, 1765, London, Middlesex mm .-3 SATURDAY October x9i to TUESDAY October 22, 1765. [Price Two-pence HaiUpcnry  From the London Gazette. A, PROCLAMATION, . n. Charles Marquis of Rockingham, to be Lord Lieutenant of the -Weft Ruling of the county of York, and of the city,of York ami county of" the feme - his "Lordibipthis day took the oaths appointed to be taken thereupon, inftead of the oaths of aile-gianceand fupremacy. * St. James**, Off. 19. Tlie King has granted muo Charles Knowles, tfr]; Admiral of the Blue Squadron of his Majefty's fleer, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, the dignity of a Barotiet of the kingdom of Gieai Britain. B A N K R U P T. John SayiSr, of Cow lane, Well Smithfield, LbncW, Tobacconift, Dealer and Chapman, at Guildhall, Nov'. 1, 2, 30. Dividends to be,made to Creditors. Nov. 1i\ Robert Hafwidt, of High Wycombe, . in Bw^ig^mflure/'LuiHCij-^ra^er^ ac. Guild-  foil. ' ' ; Gedcge Rearfly, of London, Bookfeller, at Guildhall. Richard Mofeley, jun. of Chichefter, in Suflfcx, Linnen-draper, at Guildhall. Nov. 12. William Willfon, of Stepney, Tvvine-' /pinner, ar Guildhall. John Law, of St. Bartholomew die Great, Linnen-draper, at Guildhall. Cfea/Jes Topping, of Leadeuhali-fireet, Seedf- man, at Guildhall. [In laft Tuefday*s Gazette, in the Cnmmif-fioft of Bankruptcy awarded againft Thomas Afhhnrfl Maclane, for the 30th of November uext, read the 2.5th of November next.] T L O N D O N Sunday their Majefties were at the Chapel Roj^aLj after which there was a great draw-ing'^poni at Court, when the Hon. Mr. ^Mackenzie and his new - married Lady, daughter of the Earl of Harringion, were introduced ,to their Majefties, and gracioufly received* Sunday the Rev. Mr. Thomas Wright, Rector "of Birkiny in Yorkflftre, preached before their Majetties at the Chapel Royal ; The Earl of Oxford carried the Sword of State. We hear fiom Cambridge, that about the beginning of this month, the Vice Chancellor, Dr. BarnardiUon, Mafter of Bennet, fcviral of the Heads of College?, Profeflbrs, and other principal members of that Uni-verfity, went over to pay their refpects at 'Wimple, where they were very handfomely entertained at dinner by tlie hail of Hard-wicke, their High Steward, and Lord Lieutenant of the county. We hear that an Eaft India Captain and all h-jsbfficers ate fiifpended. . .-T&^rf&iy'Uft waelaunched fiom the yard of'MelT; 'E3tfori,si new (hip for the Caro-^^tM:rta3e;'to-be c6mujanded by Capt. John Strfh'an. ' '; frie Ret. William Sewell, M. A. Fellow pf-f .^Hedleighi (value about #Jeaijiri fhe county of Souttiam^ "haV 1 tig 'been prefented- tiierctp by the Society bf that College. A prefenta'ion pa (Ted the feal, a few days "go, 10 empower the Rev. Jauies Bumham, :M,A. to bold the iivipg of Cianwick, in U�jcuunty of Staftocd and diocefe of Lici;-andCDventry/ vacant b� thecsiUoaof OiB Ute.incui^beai, . * . A prefentatioahas alfo paffed the feal, to efnable the Rev. Robert Waidall, M. A. to hold the rettory of Corebridge near the Roman Wall, in the county of Nonhumber-. land and diocefe of Durham, lately void by the death of the late incumbent. . His Majefty has been pleafed to aonft'itute and appoint Edward Hawke, Efqj to be Captain of the firlt regiment of foot, com raanded by Qen. Stadhoim Hodgfon, on the eitablifliment of Ireland. Cornet Thomas Garth, to be Lieutenant in the fjrft regiment ofdiagoons, commanded by the Eail of Pembroke, in the focrm of LieQt. Bourke, wha retires. John Wefton, Genr. to be Enfign in the 1 jth regiment of foot, commanded by Gen. Sir Jeffery Arnherit, in the room'of Enfign Jolhua Loring, preferred Enlign William, Ralftone, to be Lieute nant in the 2jih regiment- of foot, couv manded by Lord George Lennox, in the room of Lieut. James, preferred. John Aichibald, Gent, to be Enfign in a company of foot to be forthwith ratfed for his Majefty's fervice, to 4o duiy on the coaft of Africa. Lieur. Wiiiiam Barlow, ro be Captain-Lieutenant in the 12th regiment of foot, commanded by Lieut. Gen. Napier, in the room of Capt. Lieut. ThoinasXawlefs, preferred. Enfign William Montgomery, to be Lieutenant in the faid regiment, in the room of Lieur. Barlow, pieferred. Enfign John Gudgeon, from half pay, to be Enfign in the faid regiment, in the room of Enfign Montgomery, preferred, Lieut. Thomas Tutteridge, to be Adjutant to the faid legiment, in the rooja of Lieut. Thomas Lawlefi, preferred. Sir Jofeph Ledbetter, from half-pay, to be Lieutenant in the faid regiment, in the room of Lieut. Bruce, who retires upon half-pay. Leonard Brown, .Genr. to be Enfign in the 4th regiment of foot, commanded by Col. BrudenelJ, in Hie room- of Enfign James Edgell, preferred. . . We are told that the foUowing.regulation will take place in the coal trade aeitt feifion of Pailiainent; That the Lord-Mayor of theci;y of London (for rhe lime being) and Court bf Aldcimep, .will be invefted= with full power >u fc; a ; nee on aJicoakiwougW into ;he rivers Thames an4.Medv.vay, fo far as their juiifdictions in thefe rivers extend ; and unlefs 1 heir cargoes are difcharged at the pi ices fo fctiled� upon twenty-four hours notice gi'.en in from the office of the above Magiltrate, tliey thail be obliged to leave the poiif wind and weather per* mil i in default thereof, me mailer ofAich fhip to forfeit two hundred pounds, and the veifel to be immediately unloaded, and her cargo lblp at tlie price fixed by the Lord-Mayor and Court of Aldermen. Saturday the beautiful arch over the ditch oppofiteBridewell hofpital, vvastaken down. It was exactly the figure of thofe built over the canals at Venice. Along a Facia on the north front of it was this infaiption, " This Biidg was built An. Dom. 1672. *' Sir George Watei man ihen.Maioi." The building of ir, with fome others, together with the making navigable, was a part, and the only part executed, of that noble plan propofed by Sir Cliriitopher Wren, for rebuilding the city of London afier the fire. A fhort time fince a truly Tinglijh Nobltman, to his great honour, difcharged his French Cook, for flogging a pig, about three weeks old, to deaih in the ki chen, in order that it might eat tender. The inhuman wieich. was two hours in the opcaiion. Tuefday lalt Mr. Wood, of Huntingdonshire, being out in the fields, (hot a white partridge, which is reckoned, among fportf-men, a very great curiofity.  A gentleman in Tottenham-Court road has laid a wager of 90 1. with^a tiadefman in fving-irreer, Seven Dials, that he drives a chaife, with hoifs, uiaie, or gelding, from his houl'e in Tottenham-Court road to the Bar at Lincoln, in twenty hours j the dif-tance is iji miles; and feveral other considerable betsaie depending on the performance., A few days ago Wiiiiam Say, Efq; of Downturn in Norfolk, was married to Mils BelJ, daughter of the iate Henry Bell, tfqj-of Wallin^ton, in the farnecoumy. Friday Robert Juliers, of Hackerley in Worceiterfhire, Ek]j was married to the Kighi Hou. Lady Charlotte Edgworth. Lalt week died Mi. Bird, who k.ep.t ijie Royal Standard, a public noufe, the corner of Grace's-couit, near Wollciofe-fquaf*. Lait week died Mrs. Green, at the White Lion alehoufe, ia White Livn^reet, Rag-l-aifi On Tuefday laft died fuddetily Mr. Par-rort, many years mafter of the-Edmonton and Tottenham ftage-cuiehes, in w-hjeh bufinefe, ' by  his induitry* he Acquired a fortune of about Jo-dcI. On Tuefday bft died, in Mount-ftreetj Grofvenor fquare, tlie Hon. L3dy Windfor, filter of the late Lord Windfor, decejfed. Tuefday died at Cambridge, Edtvard Twells, tfq^ Barf titer at Law. Thurfday died Mr. William Coulthm ft, of Bafinghall-ftree:, formerly an eminent Packer, Deputy of Baflifhaw waid, and one of the oldell inhabitants of St. Michael's parifn. Ftiday died in the Hay-maiket, Mr. John Davie.-, Solicitor in Cliancety. Saturday died at the parfonage houfe, Dr. Negus, Redtor of St. Maiy at Rother-hiihe. Sunday died at H^ooftead, Mr. John O:fo Bayer, whofe coffinNmeifuted fix feet nine inches. Thurfday lift was apprehended, ar the Croun inn at Bavvtry, on a ftiong fufpicion of rob';ing the poftcoach between Tuxfoid andNewaik, on the north road, the Tuefday evening before, and of having committed other, a middle nzed man, with his own lankdaik. brown hai', by appearance yj yeas eMow buttons, mounted upon a black geldir.g with four whue feet, bald face with one halt wall eye, and long cut tail, which appears to be lately dock'd,' a good faddie and double reined bridle ; of which rnfoi� mauoii on Sunday leceived at Sir Juhn Fielding's office. Laft Friday night the fbow-glafs belonging to Mr. Symmond'Sj Jeweller, at the Crown oppofiteNoifolk-ftreet in 'lie Strand, was btoke open and robbed of a great quan-try of itone-fhoe and fhirt buckles, with which they got off undifcovered. Saturday morning early the warehoufe belonging to Mr. Sharpe, Broker, in Bjr-tholomew-clofe, was broke open and 10b-bed. of a large quantity of rich wearing apparel, and effedts, to a confideiable'valued Saturday at HicksVha.l, William Wat-kins, for cutting the throat of Elizabeth Pain, was fentenced to fuffe.r one year and one day's iiupufonment. in Newgate, and to find fecurity for his good behaviour. It is remarkable of this man, that returning lately-from fea, and going to vific the above woman, who had been his fweetheart, and finding her married, he firit cut her throat and then his own, and was carried to the hofpital, where his life was with gieat difficulty faved. By a gentleman arrived in town from Maidftone, we are informed, that on Frijay morning laft three of the prifoners, confined in the faid gaol, had formed a delign of murdeiing the Keeper, and making their efcapes; but one of them being ltruck with remorfe for fuch a wicked proceeding, made j a confeffion to the Gaoler, wne;et>y they ! were prevented from carrying tneir defigns [ into execution. Articles of Intelligence, &v. from the Postscripts of all the ^Evening Papers of laft Sa u;day. Her Majefty hath written a very pathetic ler-terof condolence to the Dowager Kmprels, on j the melancholy .death of her late Imperial Con- j wham the Dowager i^tiiprafs C^ieen had given audience Ihice tlie death of he/ coufoit. Tius ihe did on Monday tbe ^otli pair, as K>on as ci-n. .\ c:une on!et).ici( to rhe PJ..J,., kiui wp"j' SliA^^Wtf11 ro London fiom the iciror or" a prolCLUtien, hi: firlt expet'ieut was tc wfu attlu- d>xsr r>f the Play-hou'e, a::0 hold tiie borfes or" thr?fe tliac had 110 ft;rv.int2, that they n�ight be re.iuy again after the performance, hi ti.ii oifije lie became fo confp:cious for his care and reading's, that in a ihort time erciy man, as he alighted, called for Will. Shakefpear, and iclicely any other Waiter wa? trultetl with a liorfe while "Will, Shakefpear could be had. This was the- -firlt dawn of better fortune. Shakefpear finding more hones put into his fund than he could hold, hired boys to'wait under his iufpeilion, who, when Will. Shakefpear was (ummoned, were immediately to prefent themfdves, " I am Shakefixrar's Boy, Sir." In time Shakefpea^ fimnd higher employment ; bur, as long as (!he |>ratSiceof riding to the Play houfe continued, th� Waiters thac held the borfes retained che-appellation of.Shakefpear's Boys." INTELLIGENCE EXTRAORDINARY. WE hear the Gieat SuOtnih Thane is gon� vifiting Nrrrhward, \owjbeedle Five aud thirty' Tnotifaiid Hounds a year, E*gtifhy more iino his Family, in rhe Uupe of a young Lacly. fort: and the King, in his own handwriting, has fenr a congratulatory epiftle to the young Emperor on hisacce/lion to the Imperial Crown. Ir is confidently whifpered that nis Royal Highnefb the Duke of York, will, immediately after the meeting of the Parliament, be appointed Lord Hjgu Admiral of England--The Jdt Lord .digh Admiral was Prince Gorge of Denmark. lc is whifpered that the j.nirney of his Grace the Duke of Richmond to Paris, is pol'.poued for political reatons of a liarure that mult foon tranf-pire. It is rumoured that the Right Hon. Charles Townftund, p.tymaltler of the forces, and Mr. Secretary Conway, will exchange places iii a fhort time. We hear that the Right Hon. the Earl of Buckinghamshire, will foon be created Duke of Buckingham. The Corporation of the City of Bri'lol, afbr the example of th.t at Bath, are prejianug to put up a pidtu/e of the Righc Hon. clif Lord Camden, in their GuildluJJ. On Saturday Jaft died in rhe 99th year cf her age, at her houfe in Stamford, Mrs. Chrifliaua Wills, a naaidcu gentlewoman, filter to the iate --Wilis, E%, ot Exton in the coimry of Rutland.-"f is very remarkable that about half a ye�r ago, *11 her grey hairs came off aud a fine head of fair ha-it grew in the room, which curled l^Jce that off a yoimg perfons. We are told from Vienna, thai the Lady of iUe.iing4^ AmUtfJadar was tlie firlt perfon to ALL SORTS OF ALMANACKS For the Year 176^, Will be jwbliih': together ac STATIONERS HALL, on Tuefday the 19th of November, 1767-_ Dtvov, if. At che General Quarter acinous of the Peace, hekl at che (.'ait.:e of Exon, in and for rhe County of Devon aforeUid, cJiegcfi Day of O.tolier, i76f. Ordei'd, rH AT the Gen.lnnev, C'erojy and Freeholders of this Coun.y bf recjuejied to met t-at the C.ifth of Exeter aforefa/d, on Friday the iji of Kov'eviber next^ at Ten o'Ciock in the Fcrtncert to cor.jid'r of a proper Application to Pa>Iiament}in order to obtain 2 Repeal.} the Cyder Ails. B)' the Court. R. TURNER, Clerk of the Pace. To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of Leicester.. G � n i 1.1 M a n , LJA '/1 N G, this Day, at your General J. J- Mating, had the Hcuour Uh-mmoujly t> be nctnniated to represent this County in Parliament) in the r. ilc Can^oluio-i j;,djr iIk ao.'vc Ni'TT. ji.a I'ulc 5 rl.creiori i: i? proper W aC1iUii.1l I'ubli; ir jc-tial ( h i ;itn Boitlc ii fe�)eJ *Ui Dr. i\ ilkcr's N mr ) J'iicv a e the moft pkauot an-AiiUlIiD.c t u'i t'.-r a'*i -Aeak -(.its, in b�.l� ^exc>, occilion'-l Uj Sriams, Vie-curi^Is, at;d in �II C�fts oi* > ctrr�!i ifjr.'iei, ana iuvc i.u Mercurials in their Co.�,. 'iu ::� Tob; ivid "'r -'/crehouie, the tibie and Crown, che Upper-ei-J 01 ' lee-Lane i 3 t-.w Old B.-.'.y. in Bo�-yes 01 5 .ori =� ftd. each, tealcJ up, �vitn prDpcr Di-'<.ato�"�. Ad .-ice jiren gratis by Pincit '/iritai. W e SSK. I i and Co* ;