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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 17, 1764, London, Middlesex c-i II V E NT ST. T^rf From FRIDAY> February 17, to MONDAY, February 20, 1764. , [Numb. 10 3*�  & O N ' D O -Nr.- � � � ETTER vfroarBwft joB the .20th ult. .ad^ife,! that or-vreT&'H arrived there ifroiri the Court of France raecger, Le Sceptre man of wiaiN.of 74 guris^Le Soli-�rtaarr: aad fclUnfcsi of 64 Jgpnseach, L'AmpTiion of ' 50; .and.LdLiderna &igate �i)f::?2, with icjie Banao frigati at Nana, as alfj another frigate, .ready by trie aft of April .next to put to- fea i- L'Atnphtcm: and .La Li-carne are.-corbe A curious marble pedeftriari.jftatuettf-his Majefty is finifted^by Mr. Wiition,; and'v/ill; flibrliy be placed .'amonglV the other flatties of tke EngliihiKings, on the RayaiErahange. ;.r The ;Morocco Ambaflador�oiJab-.'ridt'of 'hiBiferv;ants>i'is:igoHe. to refide^tuHa&met-fmith jtilLflia. houfeaa Pariton*fhcn Thaffday-'hight, about elewa;cftdoKU, {Mri^Dari; vdi6:prifbner in. the .Jpeg's"--Bench, formed ancrfier;feheme. fora-rus" e-f-iCgpB,: fa; went out-qf his room to theiyard, a^tere-ieiraifed one of the rdtingafaatsre^ * ^ays^gainit theiwait^ to. thetbprofwhisS? tombed:tip/,:ibut-JDhai not reaching"ib xbfc$[x "he made fhift .to ipuff oat tw6jiiBlri::br*ak�'a-bove him-for {reps-to get up by, and was al-&cS -on the! fcopiJwhen.firae, iof the 'pfciiehpis, obferving him . front the win do*; .called Out, on which one of the turnkeys goinghis round got hold of him, and conduced him fafe to liis:~fbrister.'apartment;cfince which he: has .been 'radged-io-one ,o� the ftrongeft. ofi the jcfown rooms.:In /his. pocket .there were, found a. �fraallj rppei andliron cramp or holder;: by ivruckie intended to let himielf -down oh the �other fide. On being a&ed his reaioa'for fnch an attempt, he .gravely, anfwered, that �there was not noife enough about him which lie intended to make. - His Grace the Archbifhop of Canterbury, who has had the gout in his hands,.feet, and �ne of his knees, ;is Hill at Canterbury, but -was fo far recovered as to be able to-take the jairin beginning of lift-week. -~..;The fallowing intelligence may be depend--ed?jQpJ3n. An Excife Officer in Hertfordfhire -hawng-conceived fome difgail agamftan ho-meft farmer within the limits of'his walk ;(perhaps;jfcir checking bis infolenceto his wife tor daugliiev) -reiblved to ftievv a fpecimen of his authoHty, and, pretending an information infifted uptijaa fearch of the whole houfe, even to the very ifcitutore; at which lait article,! �when the honeft farmer objected, the officer replied, with an impudent fneer, he was . fearching for. a hogfliead of cyder. � . Among the fundry falhiciiabls 'rciats or clubs that.are held in town, that of theB]ack{ or Negro: ferva.nts is not the Ieaft. On Wed-nefday night lait, no lefs than 57 of them, men and women, fupped, drank, and entertained themfelves with dancing and mufic, confifting of violins, French horns, and other riinftrBoients, at a public houfe in Fleet-ftreet, till four in the morning. No Whites were .aUo&edto be prefent. The-large px and heifer, killed laft week by. Mr. Cheefe, of Exeter 'Change in the :Strand� weighed as under: The. ox 254ftone, jthe heifer 194 ditto; the fat of the former 34 ftone>- theslatter 29 Hone 41b. the largeft ever kiljedin England. Yefterday a Baker was convi&ed before Al-jvdermdn Cockayne, and paid the penalty the law direds, for felling bread fhprt of weight. Near i&oprifoners will take their refpedtive trials, at the.enfuing feifions at the Old Bailey, which begin On Wednefday next. ' In, confequence of fome difcoveries which Princ?srwliQ ROC ABEL, EncmeWd, Ffasefd. Str'ip'd, T'tgurd, aad Plain Silks, of every Kind, for the prefent Scafon. With a Isrgs Afibrtm'ent of P.oir.bazrcens, AVwi.i CrJies, and Black.Silks,' cxtr.'tncly cheap. [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] < To the Editor ^'Lloyd's EvekincPost, Sir, AFree and trnKthtted trade granted to Ire--land "caiinbtfail of prodncmg the higheft. advantages to' her1,- as well asJ to England, whofe intereft, as being linked'in trie fame-chain, I look on- as mutual \ the inhabitants of both might be employed to their mutilal advantage and improvement, without en* couraging, nay, fuirering them to emigrate to feek their livelihood in continental a|id uncertain conquefts; Was there that atteh-tion paid to trade that it jaftly merits, which ihouldbe confidered the bafts and fupportof every infular ftate, and a due and fair application made to the P-;-\, towards that laudable purpofe. Was there' the fajne-latitude of trade, gtahted to Ireland that England at prefent enjoys, the redundancy of tps -Britim inhabitants, i�-'any* there were,'mi^it be drained into that channel, and unite iiv the bufinefs- of'vtVa^e^and-'indtiftty j. tVacfe, from the rhany^dmmodibus arid fare hkrbouVs' adjacent to this-iTle'jiVould-fiourifii-k^ its wings-to dffiat^t regions ;- rriJ^Siifecltlf^s-wonld-; encre^fe],'^tid .court people'frdfn^t quarters, inhabitknts multiply, and eirfpjby-r'trient be found f6x";Fuch\ in thisilleas affejafivv -pining undier'- -dve "�*nrfKriesc-bf '^aTf^Sftd- made a tolerable-'- Tefil^^''mcti;i:^ti^O:-liable to be roade;4.jjrby 'to;their rii^cil^fs end rapacious fupeTiors',' whb,. in '$6iifs'bf time, it is feared,' wiii'therriferves become ufurpers and tyrantSj. and caufe that worii^pf evils" to be dreaded, civil difcord. Ireland,-from our 'filpenonty at Tea, .mail:svec-fce within the circle of ourprbttftipn y'.foi as equal benefits and ihterefts will produce equal affections, fo rrraft-the Jjrefervation of both coincide. A free'tvade would ne-ceffarilyintroduce ihduftfy,:aridinduftry a eul--tjvation of land, and a pi-dnagation of ureful arts; and that country, w^uch.jipw wears the livery of fiidenefs and .defplatiQn* would in-' time be changed, and put: pn.. the.ornafflientS' of beauty and profit. Then might we fee iW. duliry fpread her influence^ and the revenues-of the C--, through the nurture of trade,, augmented beyond conception y then THiignt we fee all popular da^apytbKjii^rp^Hi-ality or undue diftincVtor^V Cfea'fe. If;^-an old eftablifhed adagei tfe'at^bhe bird-in) the hand is worth two in thq bofli y t&ata 'pr6lent,. real, and certain advant-age'is tP' be'preferted, and not be rifeed for ah uncertain, rembie, and imnginary one? howeVdr it may bfrnoagr nified in appearance':" Biit this infatuatipn attends on mankind, that-advantages {peaat a diilancc, through the opticks of a mifguided and heated imagination, the mere dreams and phantoms of amljitionr {hike and aft with' more force on the mind than thofe which-are. .prefent, and ftamped Wim'reality, as being famiiiar, and by their proxim'ity become dil-guiiful. i A free and unlinjilted. trade, then, granted' to Leland, as founded en a natural and juft right, would produce a terrain,'real',? and immediate advantage';. t3i� Buisber of its'inha- ;