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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 1, 1764, London, Middlesex S EVENING PO ST. Vol.xiv.] From FRIDAY, June i, to MONDAY, June 4, 176*4. [Numb. 1076. SATURDAY, June 2. Peterjhourg, April zo. HE Treaty.between her Ma-jefty the Emprefs of Ruffia and the King of Pruffia, which was figned the i^th inftant, is not yet published; but thus much of it has tranfpired: 1. A defensive alliance, and a foletnn guaranty of all the actual pofleffions of the two Sovereigns. 2. A reciprocal promife, in cafe of war, of a fuccour of 15,000 infantry and 5000 cavalry ; excepting, however, all wars which his Pruffian Majefty may have to fupport in Weft-phalia, and the Emprefs of Ruffia againft the Turks; in either or which cafes, the ftipu-lated-fuccour fhall be remitted in money to the party that requires it. 3. As to the prefent affairs of Poland, the two Sovereigns engage to follow in concert the principles and the views agreed upon in their private correspondence. Parts, May z l. The office Des Qajfations is clofely employed on the cafe of the Calas's, and it is thought it will be ready to be laid before the Council in about a month. ~" A~~M~E~R~I C A. New-Tori, Jprit 16.. Our laft advices received from above, are dated the 6th inftant, and are authentic!?, viz. That John Johnfon, Efq; Sir William's fori, has fet off with about 200 Indians and Whites, to deftroy the towns on the weft branch of Sufquehannah, &c. as iriany of the Delavvares, who have not retired farther South, are collefting themfelves to have one trial for their country, which the whole body of that nation muft abandon, if repulfed. There are 200 more in the fame fervice, under Capt. Montieur, and two other officers ; fo that when Capt. Johnfon joins them, we may expedi to hear that the enemy have received their deferts. I R E L A N D. Duilin, May 26. Part of the equipage, the �rey and fpotted coach horfes, feveral of the JomeiKcks, and Luke Le Marfli, Efq; Clerk of the Kitchen to his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant-, arefaibd forParkgate. Before this Gentleman's departure, he wasprefented with the Frecdonrof the Corporation ofButchers in a filver box, as a mark of their approbation of his uprightCondud in the above employment. LONDON. Yefterday a Court of Common Council was "held at' Guildhall, when Sir Thomas Harri-fon, Knt'. Chamberlain of this city, acquainted the Court, that p-urfuan-t to their refolu-.tion at the laft Court, he had waited on the Jfcight Hoa.the Lord Chief Juftice Pratt, with 4.Cthe Copy of his Freedom of this City in a * Gold Box; and that his Lordfhip returned were read, and refenedto"Jthe Committee of-City Lands; as was the report relating to taking down the corner houfe next the *0-!d Jury, in Coleman Street, for the accommodation of tnVpubirc. A report from :he-Comrnitteeappt intod to confider of the Pe�ittcn*of'the Armourers and Braziers: Company^ 'r?qoefting-,a"'bye'-law to obiige fuch as Aall hereafter follow the faid bufinefs, to becomefree'df the faid-Company, was read, and referred'to the Law Committee to prepare a bye-law. � The Court ordered that the Gentlemen nominated for Sheriffs fhould-be excufed that office, upon their paying; ;vy.Hhin the- linjited [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] time, the ufual fine of 400I. and alfo forty marks for the city "prifons, into the Chamber of London. The Diet of Warfaw has diverted the Count de Branicky of his command of the Crown army, and given it to Prince Czartorinfky. After many long and brifk debates, ;this refo-lution was carried by a majority of 31 votes againft fix in the Senate, and of 104 againft three in the Chamber of Nuncios. It is faid, that Gen. Branicky, being a man of an arbitrary and ambitious temper, had formed a very dangerous party, which now will have little or no effect.. Yefterday George Keith, Earl Marifchal of Scotland, and brother of the late Field Mar-fhal Keith, who was killed in the King of Pruffia's fervice, was introduced to his Majefty at St. James's. The Morocco AmbafTador will embark in a few days on board the Terpfichore frigate, on his return home. A Gentleman having a large dairy farm of his own in Oxfordfhire, wrote fome time ago to his tenant to know what price had been offere^dhim for his fummer's butter; and, upon his returning for anfwer, that fix-pence halfpenny a pound was the moft he could get, the Gentleman Cmt him word, that he would give him feven-pence a pound, and that he would moreover p^v one halfpenny per pound for the carriage. He then told a neighbour of his, that if fhe would take the trouble of receiving a dairy of butter from the waggon, and of delivering it out to fuch perfons as he fhould appoint, fhe fhould have one halfpenny a pound for herfelf. To this fhe readily agreed. All the neighbourhood were ready to take it, and they have had excellent butter at eight-pence a pound, for which all others are obliged to pay ten pence. " > The public is cautioned to bewareof certaia-counterfeit crown pieces. They appear to-the eye as perfect as any; but are onlypf copper, thinly plated over with iilver. They, are of Charles the Second's time, and are very0 accurately done ; fo that they are only difco-verable by a veryclofe attention to their found,-, or by breaking them in two, when the fraud appears manifeftly, but not more villainous than curious. A perftn,. genteelly drefiipd,.. very artfully, lately uttered feveral of them. in a public H'oufe near Covent Garden-Friday laft the Dutchmen, commonly called theTurbot-rneii, at EilJin/gatevNyere taken^n-. by a fet'of iharpers, for no left; than, 36I. Ipy purchaiing of fidfe crown .pieces., noadeun. the above-mentioned dye. ->, -.  f � � We are-told that the true-criterion- of'the counterfeit qniarter-guihea,;JisT:he ontiffioticf the Horfe at the bottom of the King's arms:-* Laft  wee k a Nobleman; oHc'12j5^fnftipn dUncharged his Steward for exacting money, ffqjii 'his Lordfhip5 *s Tradefmen'b^re lie, paid irjieir bills.. 'T/Ke affair was difcbyeredifevhi^ fhip by means .of a le;tter frpm. 'one^ ofTae, Tradcfmen, who had.paid a pretty high premium, and -five per cent-, difepunt, to get payment ofa bill due twelve months; "1 A laugh is now circulating univerfally -(a correfpondent informs us) in Dublin, at the expence of a Nobleman" not a little remarkable for the delicacy of,his difpofitipn. Stepping one day, about nofbri;' to the lodgirigs'of ;