Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 20, 1764, London, Middlesex
Em^y:" |jtr.A J e 0 ^ O M 1 Vi S 7 H 3* CI Y J ,1 -M I ! H � V H 3*C Y .1 u OL. XI^.J- Erom WiiDNESDAY, JuNsa^v -ta.FRl&AtV n.764. - [Numb, 10R4. � . a;j.'m 3 r . i C A. Cbarles-fown(St>uth"-Carcl/na), April 26. fytefTagefrpin his Excellency the .Gpyerjiqr to thej ppn., the * Cowqaons Houfe MfrS.j>iakfr%, and Qenilemin qf' tfe Commons tioujt of , ,/.igo,otsB (I^ave been, iiopes that yo�,would proyidefor various fer-wces w^i^b. Jiayfr ooG^'onaliy required your ai^iii^�4sli; haVf'djffegaif^a an appji-. catWofj^^.iDfd^ ,to you,, j n cpqfequence of the-King's orders, that a temporary fine fhould be run,., which. brders werei-thejeJFe.& of yot�r own lbKcitattiphs by your Agenti"yet it is my, ditty to acquaint you, that Iri.s Majefty does, by his Minilfer^ especially recbmmend to the Legiflature'biv^^ at bp4>tiTCrfe^number-of French Proteftants who are aSc.4a.Uy arrived -here,'Well verfed in the c^fhtte^fV a^-n^-Oreer, on a proper furvey, [iJncc Two-penc; Halfpenny,] ibeing-found" to be much out"of its upright, (will foo� be tak,en down .fo far as may be fpuod neceffaryV ai^d rebuilt. [ A fcaffold mult be fixed at St Bride's fj irer >before the. Surveyors can make an eftimate of' ithe expencfeof the necefiary repairs. I Yeilerday in: the afternoon, as feveral per-jf^nswerecollefied.together,viewingthe ruin-jouj> fituaubn.of St. Bride's iteeple,:an elderly jGenljleman,; whofe. eyeiight was not a little decayted, inade.uifeof a imajl fpying glafs, to jai^ftailimssn'jhis/.TpecuiatiaBS; but after all. this efforts, making but a very imperfed ia--fpec\ion,--h'e addrefled himfelf to a perfon, .who appeared like a.Gentleman,, that flood jby him ; the old Gentleman looking.through-his.glafs, and pointing with a cane which he' !had in his hand, afked this perlim feveral' 'queftions, who, Jobferving the. Ge'itleraanV tane to have a veryrich gold head, borrowed! it of him juft t� point to particuiar places^ and intorm himjmore minutely of .the injury7, the fteeple had.received. This, the eld Gen-' tlemati agreed to, a.nd after his-neat.acquaintance, had entertained him and feveral others with near a quarter of an hour'-s defcriprionf fome of his companions, who had been pretty. > bufy in the mean time, began to jolile, arndL pufh one another about, till at laft they camei almoft to a>pretended, battle: during this' fcuffle, the old Gentleman, through the want' of his cane to fupport him, was pulhed down: into the kennel, but was inamediately.taken; up by fome, perfons, who bgfore had flood near him "j when.looking about for his friend' (from whom he hadjeceived his -information)i for a., conejufion ,of the detail, wliioh:thejil^. mannerly cro.wd:had broke'in upon* he'ibuni; hehad unfortunately difappeared,together'\vithc the cane,.whichno foonwgocwent,, but ieve-I ral other perfons, who had'ilood'.very'attend) lively to hear the llory, began 'to examine* their pockets*/when two fil.ver watches were* miffing ; a Gcntlemaii loft'his ^.pocket-book one wom'an -hefr purfc, and another- her^t pockets.. '.; � .*.. -. -. -i A ftw-days ago the-Colleftorof the. rates'of? a parilh, at the weft-end of the town, de-^' camped with.alcbsniiderable fum, and-has" noti finee beeq heard of -. . Yefterday. (ofeph Derbin was examined'ats the Public Office in Bow-llreet^ whither he-wajT' referred by the. direftion of ihe RighrMon.:. the Lord Mayor,: on' his Lordfljip sibling ac- � quainted that.informations o^dwers robberies-1 were mad� there, fuipefted to be committed^? by the fftid Derbin., H> was^in the month of) Nov^nibfit X762,. committedr;by iUr John^ hieldingfbr.divers robberies-ofithetfamekind^l and in January iiefiion foUowin^receivedfea*^ . tsnce of transportation for' (even yfears; An-'-* accomplice, by the name of .VI illiams,wAsralfpr yetterday committed to the Gatehottie'for fur-' ther examination. '�.,�: J Tuefday-afternoon came on fhe eleclioh of a Letliiienifiir.the.parifti.of: StJ Betmet Fink^ in Threadneedle-ftreet, in the"room of*i.ie Rev. Mr. < harles Rippax,'-who Had refigned.^ Upon calling up. the numbecs bhthe ballot'^ there were, for " Mr. Bahvell, - -i -�-('.oil ^p;- ' i -Mr, Marring ..- . _ .. , Whereupon Mr. Batwell was ���declared? duly elefted.