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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 2, 1764, London, Middlesex 51V ENINO POST Vol, XIV;] From FRIDAY, March 2, to MONDAY, March 5, 1764. [Numb. 1037.- . SATURDAY, L ON D 3- Marcs O N. Y a private letter from War- few, dated the 9th ult. we now learn, that the Election of the new King of Poland will not take place till the month of Auguft next. According to the Polifh Conftitution, there muft be an extraordinary Diet held firft; and the Primate, for his own advantage, will prolong the Interregnum as long as he can, though it muft be done within twelve months from the King's death. The King of Pruffia hath appointed the young Count de Podewils, Marfhal at the ele&ion of a King of the Romans. The Emprefs-C^ueen has appointed his Selene Highnefs Prince George of Mecklenburg, youngeft brother to her Majefty, who is now at the Univerfityof Leyden, a Lieut. Colonel. He has be*a already fome yezrs in that fervice. His Mafefty has been pleafed to give the rank of Brigadier-General (in the Eaft-Indies only) to the Hon. Col. George Monfon. The Merchants and Ship-owners at Granville, upon a reprefcntation to the French King, have obtained leave to trade from that port dire&Iy to the French fettlements in*the Weft Indies. Laft Monday his Majefty's frigate Tartar failed into Portfmouth harbour to repair, in order to proceed abroad with Mr. Harrifon, ,who is employed to find out the Longitude. On Thurfday were exported for Germany and Holland 218 cwt. of gum feaeca/-Before the conqaeft of Senegal we w�|obliged to parchafe the gum cF the Dutc|f at more than three times the price we can ri(fjv afford to fell it to them. . The Lawyers are faid to be divided, wither an out-lawry can be iffued againft Mifr V/ilkes, in cafe he fhould not appear. We hear that the pifture, in full length, of Mr. Alderman Benn, which was placedia the hall at Bridewell on Tuefday laft, was the .....gvfrofs to the room of- Maclay, Efqj deceafecfj, and Mr. William Maclay, his fon, is appointed Clerk of the Journals; and Mr. Strutt, Clerk of the Copies. The Rev. Mr. William Timbrel is ^bcfen Upper Matter of the Free Grammar fchool of St. Saviour's, Southwark. We hear, that if. the new-intended iroild ings at the Bank are erected, agreeab!e;,tO the present plan, federal apartments willbe^ap prnpriated to the ufe of fome of the principal officers to refide in. We are informed, that the Clerks at the Bank amount to i8,ccol.1' per ann. ex-clufive of gratuities, &c. In the new plan for rebuilding Newgate, there is to be an area round the gaol, and in the middle a fort of fquare, where there will be a continual running water, to keep them dean; and in the coldweather, alarge room, with a great fire-place, to keep them warm and at night they will be put into: different cells, or rooms, as at Bedlam. ^ T*$e Keeper's;; .houfc will benexuhe cells,..wSichare to ftandr gift of Francis Wilfon,Efq; of Charin|rt?ro Mr. Arnett is appointed Reading Clerk the Right Hon. the Houfe of Peers, in ' as at prefent; there is to be a poftem on each fide, and a light arch-way acrofs the ftreet. The Scavengers of this city and in the out-parts, are loudly complained of for negleft of duty. The pains ufually taken to carry away the foil are hardly adeqaate to the valuesfof the manure. - Some of the capital ftreets are like Old Brentford at Chriftmas, while the Scavengers mind nothing but colle&ing their rates, and railing a fortune out of the unde-ferved contributions of their very indulgent parifhioners. The Sieur Camus, of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Paris, is admitted a Member of the Royal Society of London. They write from Kembly, in Wiltshire, that a tradefman of that place, having two apprentice boys, fome time ago took it into his head to tie them both in their beds, and caf-trate them; and a day or two afterwards, apprehending a mortification, the mailer cut the parts off clofe to their bodies, and applied plailters to heal the wounds; but it coming to the knowledge of the boys friends, they fent a Surgeon to their relief, and they are both in a fair way of doing well. However, they took the mailer into cuftody, and on the 25th ult. he was carried before a Magiftrate, who committed him to Salifbury gaol to take his trial for the faft at the next afuzes. Monday morning laft, very early, as fome drovers were driving fome oxen up the lane, near the Swan at Knightlbridge, from the back field, to bring them to Smithfield, one of the oxen fuddenly Hopped and fnorted at fomething; and when the drovers came up they found it to be a woman lying in the fndw; on which they fpojke to her in their wayj and then left her; but in a few hours after fhe was found dead. She proves to be a Gardiner's wife who worked at Brampton, and has left two'children. She was decently drefled, and was feen the Sunday night talking with a man at the door of theFulham-bridge, which was in her way home. How fhe came to be found in the lane, at the end of which there is a very high gate to get over into it, and is nearer to London than Ful-ham-bridge, occafions fome fpeculation amonj the inhabitants; but as the Coroner's Inqueli have fince fat on her body, and brought in their verdift, Accidental Death, we muft fup-pofe her being found in the lane was fufficient-Iy accounted for. OnFriday laft came on at Guildhall, before the Right Hon. Lord Mansfield, an aftion brought againft aHoufekeeper and a Conftable, for confining in the Compter a Servant-maid of the former, from Saturday night'till Monday morning.; when it appearing to the fatif-faftionof the Court, that the faid Servant had made a great difturbance', and had infuked her Mailer -very much, the Jn-ry brought i�> their verdicl, with only 20s. damages for the.Plaintiff. On Tuefday laft a man^.genteeHyvdrefied, went to the houfe of Mrs. Shaw,-the poor widow who has ktely opened a Hoikr's fhop in Gjeorge's-^ourt.Clerkenwell, and after-agreeing for a pair of the beft hGfe for himftlf, told her he belonged to a brewhoufe in St. john's-ftreet, (which he.named) and that another Gentleman there wanted a pair of ftockifigs of the beft andlargeft fize;therefore defired (he would let her little girl go With him, and3-he would fend the money for both. The child accordingly accompanied him with the", goods: bat when they came within fight of the brewhoufe, he took them from her, and--bid her go back and tell her mother to look him out fome ftockings for his children, and he would call immediately and pay for all, and then made off with his booty. This newly-revived kind of fraud has of teee been/ much praftifed, especially on young beginners-Yefterday Sarah M'Cabe, otherwife Ridge-ley, otherwife Flood, otherwife Clarke-; Mary Edgar, otherwife Brown, otherwife Hitch--ins, otherwife England, and Elizabeth". Yoohg,  otherwife Pallifter, otherwife. Hutt, three notorious fhpplifters, were examined before Sir John Fielding, in Bow-ftreet, and committed*. � for further examination, till f hurfday next. At this examination it appeared* by the account of an accomplice, who is admitted ah>' evidence for the Crown, that thefe offenders, at leaft twoof them, have let few (hops efcape them, within London and Weftminfter, in the" Linendrapery, Hofiery, Mercery, Haberdafh-; ery, Millinery, and Jewellery way j and thzV in London, they have particularly infeftedth^* following ftreets and places, viz. Holborn,-Ludgate-hill, St. Paul's Church-yard, Cheap--fide, Comhill, Whitechapel, Minolries^ Tower-hill, &c &c. Wednefday a Foreigner was apprehended^ for paffing gilt millings for guineas:; theyarsr" extremely wellexeCBted,wnth fcepters raifed. While the Officers were conda&jft&hiiB to the; gaol, he (qhhA means to efeape--, A SALE of SILKS, At the QUEEN-'s HEAD and STAR;, in Chandeis .Street, Covent Garden, Confiftingof BROCJIXED, Enamel?famwefd,. Stripd, Figur'J^nA Plain Silks, of every Kind, > for the prefcnt Seafon. With a Urge AlVortment of BvmbezeeHi, Norwich' Crapet, and Black Sifff," extremely'cheap. Nerice is- hereby- giveny, THAT there fee out this Moh- ' day. Morniag, from xhs BxiL' aixd/SABii*-cin'sHead Inns in Friday-ftrect, London, (and will  be continued every Monday, Wednefday, and;Friday Mornings) a'Mac hi Rx to convey PafSngersrtoExoN in Two Days, and to Plvmouth in-Thre: Days. They Breajtfaft at Blackwater, Dine at Andover, and.1 lie atBJandfcrd the fii-a Ni&ht. iikewifea Machiks -will fet out from the'Ntw Inn at Exon on the fame Days-, which v.-il) arrive at' the Belt and Saiac^k')' Hs-ad- Isns i� Fiiday--ftrcct, Loiidon afovtfaid, every Tuefday,.. Thurfday, and Saturday Evenings. They BVcakfaft at Bridport,. Dine at Blandfoid, and lie �t Sarum the firft- Nigiit � coming up. Bach- pafienger fhait-'be aJlowet} r6lb. Weight of Luggage, all abov�to payidspw Pound to.-Ej:oti, and a^d. ta Plymouth. - The-Uiiggage to be paid for before fent. The Prices of PaiTengers -as -under;  - " ' Frcrri'rlibndonto'- Chcrmofith- 20 O' Bridport i 15 : o� Dorcheirer 1 10 Blandfoxol . 150" with genteel Machines and From-London to Plymouth-Exon Koniton Ax-niafter' Stout and careful Dri" o O' S- 5- o s' 2 0 able Marks, 3 2,- rt, are properly on the Read, for -being performed in the btfi Manner, by MetTrs. PARTR1DCE and 1LIFF, tad- �Price Two-pence.Halfpenny.] ;