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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 31, 1765, London, Middlesex jNumb. 5931 thurfday arrived iheJVfail from Flanders Stockholm i 0#r4. H � College hath augmented the ifums 'which the Grown ufed to allow for the , expences Minifters ftot refide at Courts ; of to foreign which hey are to eiqoy _____ well while-they? cation*}3& ^H^rrturning from iheifce. ! �iitnna*oo^ and*the refttiriit & &tt , toxgiti xate the land ifr Hungary arid Trah- - _C-I_-!_L__5_. * . . * ... . 1 *f 1 On Thurfday morning his Grace, the, Duke of-(Richmond, Lord George Lennox, and fheir retinue, embarked at Dover for France. Thurfday the Hon. Thomas Dundas, Elq; came from hi* feat at Moor-Tark, in t Hfirefprdlhire, to his houfe- in Artfrigtoh-ftreer, St. James's. Thurfday theRightHon, the Lord Mayor was at Qourt, to pay his comptiment to their Majefties. Thurflaythe Lord-May or eleft gave an el^anr etiertainmeijr, >at Qrocer, tbfe prefent Lord-Mayor, Aldermen; &c. Mr. Sodenr Shoemaker/ in Little Sr. An - drewVftreet, Seven-Dials, were alarmed by the fmell of .fire, and upon examination foutfd two pieces hop-bags on ffre, one on the krchefa flairs, which fi^d burnt almoft tteough rhe fteps, and the other in the firft window on the flair-cafe, Twth which were fuppofed to be laid there, by fome evil-minded perfon*, to take advantage of the calamities which fuch a melancholy event had it not been country-houfe at Rich fine lace, 8cc. who went toprefenthimto the Lord Gbaft-cellor for approbation, according to annual cuftom*__________________ Thurfday a new ffeip for the Eaft India f betwcejoRichmobdand Kew. would have occasioned, timely discovered. . Monday laft a fervant of Mr. Neale, a Merchant in the city, being fem. to his ond; for a box of to a considerable amount, was knocked down and robbed of the fame 4 * \ >Urgb, 03. io. Id die Bight of the f ifcflfoa a Vfoleqt itorm ilrofe, which 4tl btew down th*to*ref of Sr. Michael in th e fbrtrefiTfcf Marieftberg. Abbiir nine next a9 zt\ Laft. Wednefflay. a young man was found^aurdei6d in the Duke of �bairfnes V ga rdensy fcte had recei vedff¥ ^abs^ithTa knife, bat by tracing the blood, |t wa4 difcovered that the murder was com-itted on^the outfidd of the garden, and that the body had been thrown over the wall. Company's fervid, ^was launchedat Black-wall, t he cororpand of iw hich.waiT given  to Capt Jolin Smith ^(ha h Rationed forCoaft and China. His Majefty has been pleafed to appoint Robert Doync, Efqj to be Captaia of ? rtoo;j in the 4th regimeit of light fcorfe. AndKictordColclough, Efqj fucceeds Mr. Doyne as, Lieutenant in the faid regiment. Tuefday was married Mr. Rogers, At*, torney ia%ong Acre, to-Mifs Lucy Goodwin; of St. MaiiinViane. - On Wednefday Walter Ellis, Efq; Merchant 2/1 Cannon-ftreer, was married to Mifs t'enrice, only daughter of Peter Pen4- rice, Efqi of Cobnam i with a fortune of Thurfday laft week was married John Knighi, Lfqj. fun of Edward Knight, Efq; of Wolverley, Woiceflerfiure, to MUs VnL^ -�-  r_ * 11 I Henrietta Cunyngham, daughter ot Daniel They rtrme from Avranches, that a wo- | Cunynghanf, of StopehuufJ; inthecoum^ of s^op, e% ^ m man who had been long afflkled with va-pourftahd convulfions, which at laft degenerated totoa On Tuefifay died at Clayton Hall in rey� aged Meredith Mofeton,.�fqi Q^fc^ of the moft considerable Callico Prinr^S& mm was lately blooded, by prder of her Plwffaan, and in his prefdnce. Sti^^ and ajulticeof the Peace far! fuddemy4topt, wten, upon examining tlie Surryf orifice, f^mething whie appeared, which 1 J* Articles0/Jnt�xjli6^kck, Qpe.from t%9 FosThSCr.ip^xs-4 all the Evening Papers of laft Tfturfite?. Yclfcfday difpatches were received from Commodore PaJlifcr3 Commander hi Chief _r ;NeivfbdndIand^ which were bronghi over ex-priffriuhls Majefly's fhip Zephyr, Cape. Hamilton j they are fi�id ro( conrain very flagrant iiiftanccs of a breach of tr&&y by the French an thatcoaft. Letters firom Maryland areJiQed with com-plaiiits of the jburtbens laid on the inhabitants there by the, and add tjiat it is harder for them now ra remit one hundred pounds to Engtunl than it was one tbonfaud foa& time ago ^for that even rheix lumber which is a burrbeu on their ufeJefs lands rill cleared by aikiracion, they are deprived-of the liberty offending to Europeaurtiarkets. i^His Serene fchghnefs the Hereditary Prince of Brunfvvick, oji. his arrival at Chatham, on ;|BJonday the 2i#, was received at the Willie by a Guard of Grenadier .Marines; next �ning having rwiewed the fhippiiig in the er, and the Dock-yard, he reviewed the hamdiviiion of Marines l>efore the liuts4 exfrefled the gmieft. fktisfaftion with their trmance ajid Military appearance. ^S�S7 V a P% Oakley, Efqi of Tottenham was-diftoveted to be a live worm, with two � -  � - * -n On Tuefday laft died, aged 8 s, Wjiiiam. kp* " faid that ^ Pf^� of Bronftwck witt, eyes, which were' very vlfibfc and a i *** I22le whf&ers. On Wednefday died, at Mr^P^^ertqn'&. on Idtow^e - bill, w* Packer, ^ George SeZibampm, Off. _d. .Friday laft his iioyal Highoefs the Puke of Gloacefter fet �it tendon, after having pent Hp-wardsitwnths mthc town,: except lome fipr;texcurfioa� to different partii of the country. The Duket>f Yorkv wis here abour three weeks; during their " Royal Highneffes ftay they have been fo obliging a^tagive feveial balfe and mjfquerades to the Nobility and^Gentry, They are fo^plea-f^d whh the pleafant titration of this place, that ^rere;aflured they will fpend three or fbttir tpphth^ here next feafbn. Canterbury^ OS. Jo. Oh Monday laft was committed to his Majefty?s gaol -in St. IJunftap% Jofeph Mercer, charged by the S gladden andKichard Tep- r man Sexton of the parifh of' Thurfday diecJi at hk houfe in ^aiibyerr fquare^ ai of Ihe way, whereby he was blown up abo,ye ten feet higher than the rock, and fell dp\yn ar gain above ^fty fee't, aiid-^is torn in a Wr-rib*e manner. He tfa* Carried home altyei Jn�^ few days fet 004 on a tour to Scotland ; and Iplirft he wili be accompanied by the Dukes of f&k and GShrceffer. ^ %e hear firdm ^effel, that on the I3thin|ft Jth? Baron We%hakn^ VHStiuy ^Secre^ry to �1ace fex&mitd ofBtoniric*; dott^WW rJudbteHI ^ was married tp Mif? Jr way leadieg- ftota ivlinfterit'o EaftHChmch,:"oo the^ctiinit aqd ro^ipghimof bis watch,-a thirty-fix ftilHng peice, half a guinea in gold and e-l�enJhiilangS in filver 9* which he has con- but cannot furvive long.5* ExtreJ? of a litter from Fortfmwtb9 OjJ. jo. ** Yefterday morning died,, ot board the Dolphin yacht, Capt. Barhett. Alexander MtUien, Efqj a genUeman who pofleflcda very confiderable foritine^which we are told devolves to his brother, a Phyfician, He has been in a deep confumption for fome time pa ft, and intended going to Liibon for. tne recovery of his health, but proceeded no farther than Spit head. '* Yefterday a Court-martial was held on board a man of war in the harbour,, vghen after fome debate, a Tailor, for,cutting ' with a knife and terribly maiming a man on board of ^the ftip he belonged 10 laft, was condemned to die.1* On Wednefday an inquifiuon was finiihed, yeir of His age, -befog born Apri]\tj, ijzt9 | in the parilh of St. JJotolph, Bilhopfgate, on the body;of William Pxoffer, an infant, aged 14 years, who was run oyer, in the pariih of Sr. Leonard, Shoredirch, in the 'Wi are greatly concerned to give our xeadecs the foilov^ing melancholy article of his Royal Highneis w illiara Auguftos Duke oFCumWfland, who dred fuddenly at his houfein Upper Grofvenor-ftreet, on Thurf- day ^eht about eight o'clock, in the 4$th greatly regretted by all Lovers of -Ijb^ny. Thurfday his Royal Highnefe came to town from Windfor, and was afterwards at ;jaeral,Beckwith, in the fervice of his Pruffiah Mayfly. A ftw days after.dwtf marrikgethe new married couple fet out for Bruafwkk, By advices |uft received fiftwn Batavia we l^rn, that Capt. Godfrey,'of the Richmond Lb-dia Ihip, which was there ill* A^ril laft is dead 5 and that Capt.* Legeir, who fneceeded to -the Command, likewife died therf on the i^rh of April, lince which the Command of the Uid frip is devolved on Mrf Bindnian^ who went our ad fecofcd mate. The Duke of Gloucefter, .Capt. Burdetr, the Earl of Elgin, Capt. Cook, -Md the Earl of Middlcfer, Capt."Fletcher, j were all there at tlie fame time. The two l-feft, together with the Richmond, were bound i for China, but had loft their paflkge. The laft >fcatj troops on board from Manilla for Madrafs, - The Bute Indiaman, Capt. Maitland, is daily expefted from Bengal j by' wWh Ihip iht iCompany exj^eil to hear of the arrival of Lord 'CJiveat that place. Sir- Charles Bun bury hath purcbafed the fa-mops horfe Gimcrack, of Lord Boiingbroke, &r ,600 guineas. We -hea* from Briftol, that one day laft week a man who was at work ou the tower be- longing to St. Wafborough's church in that city, had the misfortune to fall from' the higher piuuacle of the tower, and broke both'his arms, one leg, four ribs, and fractured his fkuU. He WHscarriedto the Infirr ary, where, Court to pay his compliments to 1 heir Majefties; he afterwards paid a iifir to their Serene Highneffes the Erince and Princtfs of firuhfwick. Thurfday there was a great Court: at Sr, James's, at which their Majefties and feve-ral ^f the Nbbitay .were prefent j their Majefties afterwards dined a - Qi&eji's palace. lay county-of Middlefcx, by a waggop paffing out of the City-road to the brick-field near Hoxton, on the soth pail, and died the 1 jth. It appeared by the evidence, that the driver was riding in his waggon, driving very & ft, and that the fore-boife forced the deceafed to the ground, and the off wheels went over his body near his right groin. The Jury brought in their yerdift Accidental Sajfte day his Royal Highnefs the Duke | Death, and found the waggon value 10I. of York, fet out froth his houfe in Fall Mall I^teay night their Royal HighnefTes Piincefs Luifa Anne and Princefs Caroline Matilda, his JVIajeftyV youngeft fifters, We'af t^w Theatre Royal in Drury-lane, to fee the Comedy of the Miftake, and the Comic^Ppeta of Daphne and Axnintor. Th^y write fiom �ath that the Ki_ht Hon. the Earl Temple, the Hon. William Pitt, Efcjj the Earls of Sandwifchand Halifax, and ttfera) more of the old and late Mlttiftrjr, j*ere daily e�pc^ed in that eity. and the four horfes each value 10 1. to be deodands, and to be the property of Thomas Scot, of Coleman-ftreer, Efq; it is faid, be is likely to* recover* A few days ago, a Wire-drawer ftandiug before the fire in a Public-houfe, near GraveMane, Houndfditch, another man iulifted on his going away ; a battle en ruing, the former received two blows on the temples, and one on the fhort ribs, of which he is iiuce dead. Yefterday morning at five o'clock one of the powder mills at Moulfey, blew up, which Igready alarmed the inhabitants for miles roui ! There is now in the Garden of Mr. EvanSy ' Attorney at' Berafton, near Tenbtiry hi Glon-cefterlhireT a May rofe-free, which blowed i in gentlemen of their ^vatoh^s, and what money rhey had at>ot\c them, which was ne*r four-pounds, and then-made'-off towards Mile-end. Oil Tuefday cveiAng latt^ about five o'clock, '3 Gentleman, in a^olt chaife, was robbed near VJuxhaJl Turnpike, by a highwayman dreffed in livery, of tlie Aim of three guineas. To the PRINTER. S I R, N'laff Dgr fet is week's North Briton the D. of �de to fay, 44 The negotiation for a treaty of peace with Fiance being brtrke off, and Mr. Pitt certainy ap-Pnfed, that the King of Spain intended, as foon as the galleons, then on their voyage homewards, fliouId a/five^ 10 declare openly on the fide of'France. Pie gave information of ihis>rrr/ to ihe Privy Council, and advin-d the fcizure of the gallons, thac they (houjd \p detained as a, pledge for the N.utr-ality of thai pawei. If a key to ihis par; can be of any advantage to you, i�lce the following in format ion? which few know. * The King of Pruffia, by means of Mr. Pi t, obtained the paidon of George Keith, Lord Mariibal of Scotland, from the late King George. Mr. Pitt improved on thiy, and as Lord Mardhal was well known to the Grandees of S^ain, and /hey believed him to be in their intereft, a* at that time he was the Pruffian; Minitter at that Court, they communicated the Family Compact tp himj andhe^as in duty hvund to hia new Sovereign, communicated the feme to Mr. Pitc This allude* to^Mr. Pin's being rrr* tajnly apprifed of the pcret* When Mr. Pitt propofed the feaing of the galleons,, he was oppofed, and queitjpnetj concerning his information, when, with reludance, he fhewed ihe letters ftom Lord MarilhaJ, 'On-this-the late Lord Hardwicke obferred, -that a halter was once round that Nobie-.min's neck, bat now more fure - alludiog to hi*returningtoSpain, whete ihry would havefewfted-hlnu' Lard Marilhal was tticrt on' fiiip-{k>aj^.5t !�^tftnoutb, on bis way to Spain himj upon vvh by the w of JL^ev WiOie to � L and wenr, qt Holland, 1 a fiis gove�nmv>t tj&� ^tyhojat going 10 Spain, where he has^twv^r b�tt lincfe. The end proved the hifoijjuuon-irue? and that Mr. JPiu'&plan nra^ w^hat ought to have been a- Sueh isminitte.ial intelligence. X dopted. eniion thiras-a key 10 that pan nf the Hjftory of the Times, and. to beufeful to Your's, r A. B, P, S. Two were blamed, Lord Matifhal for commonicaung his intelligence in uuit, and Mr. Pitt fos ftiewing it. your ipielhgent paper. To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders! of the Coumy of* Leicester. 'J�I.NG9 this Day, at your General H Meetings bad iht Honmr unanimoufiy to b% nominated to reprefent this County in Parliament* in the room of my late Father \ / take tbe-oarliep Opportunity of returning my nvft gratejul Thank* for this Favour, andreqttejh your Vftei and In-terek en the Day of E!emefr SM^lng you. that I 'Will endeavour> by it faithful Difcharge of my Duty, to deferve the Honour conferred 0/2,  Gentlemen, . . Tour mm obliged and Leicefler, -Sept.-30, t7$s\ Obedient humble Servant, John Palmer. It were to be wifhed, that.paflengers would be vigilant, for,the public good, in putting the Uw in execution againit drivers riding in or about their carriages, within the bills of mortality, as a penalty is'inflj&ed upon the offenders, although nomifchiefbe done, and many accidents might be thereby prevented. pro'fufeJy �t the ufual feafon, and again blow--I ,^al^ ing a plentiful fecond crop. Tuefday evening a fharper endeavoured to put off a counterfeit 36 (hilling peice at a poul-tertr^s in Leadenhall-riiaxket; which on being cut was ibnnd to be fhte* filver double gilt : tnany of them ate uow circulating about town. Sunday cveuiiig Is^labout fcven-o'clock, as Capt. Booth by, in the Straits trade, and ano- TRINITY-HOUSE, London, Oidber 26, i7&f. NOTICE is hereby given, That this. Corporation have lately piao^ a fixed Beaton on the Wooipack'Sand; and 'dbferving that the prefent WooJpack-Bugy lite too., fir to the Welt ward, and in asmoch or more Water than there is in the beft of- tb* old Qui me]; in order to render the ^ faid Channel more iuvi- gable, the faid Buoy will Le removed nnuner to the Point 0/ the Woolpack Sand, wher/Oy the jvefejit floating Beacoa wili beebme nfclef, and f. wUi thereupon beuken away. N N. a The Buoy bn the SpeU bearr from the new Beacon South Sonch Weft, Weftprl'y. I" F William Ifeyward, Son oi Willam Hayward, deeeafdd, a� Brother tt> Miw 'filfley, of"Chipping-Norton in Oxfordlhtfe, be* living, and will ap^Iy to Mr. Ryder, at Wo. t-in LincolnVInn Mew-Scjuare, he* may be mfoj> reed of fomething toi his Advantige; And, in cafe he is dead, if any Perfon c�h prove tiiefime, ihall be fatisiied for their Trouble, on applying? 'rher genrlemaji, were coming from Bow, tbey were attack'd near the London Hofpital, by three footpads,, arm'd with l^rge ftiftjes, who, three o'clock, the lodgers in the houfe of | after knocking the Capuin down, rebbed the Thuiffay morning, between two and This Day was publtjb'd^ Price ios 6'd.:fewU, STemmata Chics el e or, A Genealogical Account 0/ fome of lies derived from THOMAS CHICK Mtgham-Ferrers in tfc Coun:yof. Nfrrki. .vvhofe DefcendOTK ire hetd'eo brioricted 1 fhips in AU-souls College, Oxiofd, by Vuc C nfin_utni:> 10 Arthbilhop Chichbi*, \ tier* * Oxford, printed at che Chrendoil Prefs^ Sold by ]. Flercher ani Co. in St. Paul s nrd i ��d r. Payne, next rhe MewsGite^Sr. toadou i i-d i- Fletcher, an4 X). Pnaw* in ;