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London Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 28, 1765, London, Middlesex Numb. S9*7 FfOin SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28, to TUESDAY October I, 1765. [Price Two-pence Haif-ptnny f &mh;th* Lon^ok Gazette. Sofia, Seft+z. IS Britannic Majefty** , frigate the Tiumej, Captain Elliott, pur into this port on W�J. neXdaylaft, andoa Saturday failed iEbr Conftantinople. i^ttjfetl law cm Wednefday nocBM|�( PrataJiao, ehout fix miksdii-tt*stJM itim*--- a�4 Ott, into the town ** ' rnc*riag it eight o'clock. Their .^ghnefle* were floodttded to their uudic the acdamauc� of many n�iu�>idt:of ^people.. i*cMMr9 14. Od Wednesday laft all the Biphifiedors here had privateaudience* th�j)f�laat Emperor, toc^nsplufteru him umjiiiatceiBoii to thalmpefiai throne. Me&*\ Sept. 16. Two&panUh ihips of war, the Achilles and Allrea, arrived lately at Cadtt frpra Now Spain, and have brought above two aHiiotJs of dollars in gold and fiver* beSdts many valuable eifecb ; about one ha'f of the money is for the Catholic King's account, and the remainder for the Whitehall^ Sift. *& The King has granted onto the Right Hon. William VifcOuw FoJJcftone, Baron of Longford, and the heirs xnaic. the dignities of a Baron and Earl of the kingdom of Great Britain* by the title of Baron PJeydell Bouverie� of Colefljill, in the county of Berks, and Earl of the county of JMJ$$pr, in the principality of Wales j and iti default of fuch iffue, the faid dignity of Earl of the county of Radnor, to the heirs male of Jacob Vifcount Folkftone, deceafed. The King has granted unto Richard Cult, D. IX the place of a Canon of Chrift-fcrmrch, io the Univerfii.F of Oxford, in the room of Dr. John Nicoll, deceafed. The King has granted unio William Bell, M. A. the place of a Prebend of the Col-aagtate church of St.' Peter, Weftminfter, in rhe room of Dr. John Nicoll, deceafed. B A& & & U PT^S VfuirUMfivroAr. U^x^lUwl^, bf^mriiil^aj* ia the at the Vfure S'waii in the ftghrftreet, Bir-raiagham, Ooh *$, 16", Nov. 9. Tbonwi JUdenrnsrfL late of Bordnvufg Forge, in the county m Merioneth, and John Ro-ier^ ifte .�t Wrsaftuci, in the; county of Denbigh, loth in North Wain, lroa-nufter$ MideOparrnsrs, at the White loon in Sorbin, 04L 4, fy-tifti at the �gn of the Yacht in Wa.e�gatt'flf^,7ehBner, Nov. 9. - CKtifif HUT b to be aUvwed. OSk. ro, Thomas potidfcn, of Whitehaven in the county of CiBnberJaBd, Merchant. SCOT L AND. Edhiwgk^ Sff/. if. The reprieve to Lieut. Qgrlvie which arrived On Saturday night, is for 14days from this day, the day on which he was to have furtered. His M�je|r|'apieafure for refpiting the execu-was notified by throe letters from the P^tkewf Grefton, one to the Lord Juftce Cleric, oneto the Lord Advocate, and the otber to the Lord Provoft of this city. the joth inft. came 00, be|bre the Circuit-Court of Jultieiary atClafcow, the trial of Alexander Provan,. for the murder of his wife. On the iota the /(fry retuio-room, a^f all tha crew -e^ceotmieman, Peter M'Konzie, VBttjj^Jflmro Wone of the planks. Sunday morning, about eleven o'elock,; his Royal Highnefs the -Duke of Cumber-land fet out jficomias hwfrrh l3pyer Qrofve* nor-ftreet for Newmarket; as did alib a great number of Nobility for: the fame j, place^. ' - Sunday the Rev. Mr. Thomas Barnard, Rector of Newmarket, preached before his Majefty at rhe Chapel RoyaL The Earl of Cado^an carried the fword of ftate. Same day the Right Hon, the Countefs of J^eirfotd was st Court, for theJffr time , fince her arrival from France. "J Same day the Hon. General. Cornwallis, who lately ^arrived from Gibraltar, waited on his Majefty at $t. James's, and was graciously received. Saturday his Grace the Dtjke of N�wcaftle fai(e a grand entertainment to his Royal lighnefa the Duke of Cumberland, his ix-| ceUency the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, General Conway, and many others of the Nobili/y, at his houfe it Clacemont. On Saturday laft the Lady of the Bight Hon. Lord Spencer was churched .at the Chanel Royal, St. James's: and on Sunday night &( our from her houTe in St. James's-Place, for her houfe at Wimbleton in. Surry. Saturday laft, being the ele&ion-day for chuiing a Lord Mayor of this city for the year enfuing, the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Recorder, together with the Liveries of the feveral Companies, went to St. Lawrence's church, where an excellent fornaon-was preachld before them by the Rev. Mr. King, his Lordfbip's chaplain. fromEzekiel xvi. 49, 50. " Behold this Urasthe iniquity of thy After Sodom, pride, fuineis of bread, and abundance of idienefs, neither didfhe ftrengihen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before mej thetefore I took them away, as 1 faw good." After divine fervice was endeu, 1 ne Court of Huftiogs was held for the ctioice of Lord Mayor, when George Nelfon, �fq; and Sir Francis Gofling, Rnt. being returned by the Livery to the Court of Aldermen, the faid George Nelfon, �fq; was declared duly elected; upon which, in a ihoi t fpeech, he returned his thanks for the honour conferred upon him. The Lord Mayor ekcl, and ieveraiof the Aldermea* djned,...with, thexre&nt Lord Mayot, at the 'ManhW-hottfe; and feveral others of the Aldermen, with the Courtsof Affiftants of the Vintners and Apothecaries Companies, were elegantly entertained by Mr. Sheriff Kennet, at Vintners-hail, in Thames- ftreet. The fame day Braokly Kennet, and Benjamin Chad wood, Efqrs. the new Sherjfrs, were fworn into their office, previous to the election of Lord Mayor; and in the evening the keepers of the city prifons furren-dered to them, at Guildhall, the cuftody of the prJfoners, according to annual cuftom. The Lord Mayor has fixed Tburfflay next for the choice of a Bridge-mafter, in .,1V 0 -N D- ON.  ;%od^ytbere was a gteat drawing-room � at^|fiflies\ and it- being a collar-day, t he - t^grsH Of Jhe Oarter, Thiftle, and Bath, api^r^^t-Court in the collars of their r Velp^vcrorders. Their M^efties dined at the Queen's palace, and in the evening went Richmond. * � ;Wo-hear -that the Hereditary Prince of Brunfw^t has^figrtified his inclination to ^eethe wr^adeof guards, whohad the, ho-".-oouf .toXerve under hi? command in-Germany, and they are expefted to be reviewed by rhat brave General, after his return from ! Newaiarker. ' ';' in the room of the late Mr. John Nichols. The prefent candidates are, Mr. John To-veyv Mr. Jonathan Whebell, Mr. Thomas Thompfon, Mr. Charles Bi*eed, Mr. Thomas Turner, and Mr. -- Eldridge. Sunday Stephen Theodore Janflen, Efq; Chamberlain of the city of London, re-Bsceived the Sacrament at St. Martin's church in the Fields, in order, 'tisfuppofed, to qualify himfelf fbr the office of Receiver-General of the Land-Tax fbr the city of London and county of Middlefex, which flBft give the greateft Jaiisfac^ion to all the fiends of that upright and worthy gentleman. . ' On Saturday George Durant, Efq* gave a peck loaf and four pounds of beef to every poor woman of the pariih of Sr. John, South^vafk, who would accept of it. Ob tlie lift paft, theftipFrouw Anna, SansDeverhagea, of North Bergen in Norway, burthen about 150 tons, bound from St. Martin's in France to Bergen, and laden with fait, brandy, wine, and coffee, in a hard gale of wind, ftruck on the giound about three miles to the eaftward of Rye harbour, where me continued oh ;he 14th paft, with a great quantity of water fin her. ' A letter from Geneva, dated the xdth inftanr, concludes thus: * We have juft1 received an account- here, that the celebrated Mr. John Tames Rouffeaa narrowly efcaped being1 auar^nated by three , men, who ruihed into his houfe, a few miles from this city, which he called his rejtreat, one oil whom fired a mufqaet ar him,,, which miffed htm, and he providentially got out of the houfe unhurt. He is fince retired to Liege.. s . . . ,.v On Thurfday laft Mr:  Thbinas Scott,' Peruke-maker in Ybrki undertook to'ritfe his own horfe from York to London, in tlfiny^o'ur!^cdl�veUtod/% ^rhjch bc'ger- . formed in thiry-two hpurs and forty minutes with eafe. Bens at ftarung were two and three to one againft him. In a Garden belonging to John Calcraft, E% in the ifle of Pwbeck/ in Dorfetfliire, there is a fine efpalier of apple trees, upwards of one hundred yards in Jengrh. a great many of Which are now in full blouom, and fine fruk hanging on the Jame trees j fome ladies had the curiofity to pluck one each, which were fine fruit, and quite ripe. By The appearance of the blofibms, there will be a plentiful fecond cop. A �s^; days itnee died, at Ifltp in 0&-xord^bire, Mr. Prior Janes, a reputable and wealthy Farmer* On Tuefday laft died at Ghelfea, the Hon. Mrs. Charlotte Fane, daughter of the late and After of the prefent Lord Vifcounr Face. Lately died at Windfor,,Captain Smith, whole thigh was miferably brok� by his boxfe's taking fright ami running him a-gainft a tree in Windfor foreft. On Friday evening died Mr. Thomas Dubois, of Cheapfide, wholefale linen-draper, and one of the Common Council of this city. On Tuefday evening laft, between eight and nine o'clock, as Mr. Allen, an eminent Wine-merchant near Lincoln's-lnn, was going through Maiden-lane, Covent-Garden, fome young bloods wantonly beat him over the face with their handkerchiefs dipped in vitriol, by which means he was molt terribly burnt, and continues fo dan-geroufly ill, under the care of a Surgeon, that it is imagined he will lofe his eye-fight. -This is a new fpecies of villainy and cru-elry. Thurfday morning laft a raalt-Joft'belonging to Meff. Dickinfon, Biewers, in St. JohnVftreer, Clerkenwell, fell down, with upwards of 800 quarters of malr'in it, which brought down the gabsl end, and damaged the whole building in fuch a manner that it muft be rebuilt. Luckily the workmen were gone 10 bieakfaft On Saturday laft a Magi ft rate in rhecom-m�lion or the peace for the couniy of Middkfes, beat and turned out of doo/s his maid- lei vane, on which account (he applied to trie bench of Juftrces at Hiqks's-ha^, fvr i�warra8i^jte>, as. pst ;