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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 16, 1764, London, Middlesex S EVENING Vol. XIV.] From FRIDAY, March 16, to MONDAY, March 19, 1764. [Numb. 1043' SATURDAY, March 10. AMERICA. 'Charles-Town, January 18. HE Indians who murdered the Settlers at Long Canes, are now undeniably known to be Creeks ; and it like wife appears that they are not or the Mortar's gang, fo that the number of our enemies among them is greater than was imagined. This day the fhip Prince of Wales, Capt. Egger, arrived here from Belfaft, with about 170 paiTengers defig'ned to fettle in this province, encouraged by the large bounty given by the Legiflature in 1761. On Monday laft the two Choftaw Deputies that were at the laft Congrefs holden at Au- fjufta, failed from hence in a (loop for Pen-acola, together with the King's prefents for the Cho&aw Indians. Extrafl of a letter from Mobille, Nov. 24, 1763. LONDON. OnTuefdayan exgref^arrived at Plymouth, with orders for the fitting out three mips of the line to go to theEaft-Indies. There are no lefs than 2$ 'fail belonging to the Hon. the Eaft-India Company now fitting out in the River for their different fettlements, as foon as the feafon permits. Yefterday the workmen began to ereft fcaf-folding at Merchant Taylors Hall, for accommodating the General Meeting of theEaft India Proprietors, which will be held there next Wednefday, as both the Eaft India and South SeaHoufes, where the two laft meetings were held, were much too fmall for the number of peribns who attended. In November laft, when the Eaft-India {hips were victualled, the beef was bought at 18s. per hundred ; and on Monday laft, the con-trad with Meffrs. Lewis and Petty for the navy was at ll. 6s. 1 id. per hundred, fo that jtfegjjout three months and an half this article hers meat has rifen 33 per cent. The number of -votes in each College of the Uni-'verjity of Cambridge, for the ektiicn of an High Steward, in the room of Lord biar'd-nvicke, deceafed. but regular, with a ditch, covered way, and glacis. The French had 38 cannon, 12 and 18 pounders, mounted, which are fent to New Orleans, and we have get fome from on board our mips to replace them. There are barracks in the fort for 600 men. Tombig-bee fort in the Chocf aw nation is taken poffeffion of by our troops.-Capt. James Camp-.beli is appointed to command at Albama, and will foon fet out.-Major Loftus will fet out injanuary to take poffeffion of the Jlinois, on the Miffiiippi, 300 leagues above New Orleans. The Governor of New Orteans has been here fome time, with the" old French Governor of this place, holding a meeting with the Chodtaw Indians, who did not feem at all pleafed with the prefents the French gave them.1' We learn that 500 men are to garrifon Mobille, 100 Tombigbee, 100 Albama, and 300 llinois. We hear all the French Acadian Papifts have left Georgia. IRELAND. Dublin Society, March g. The following premiums were determined on Thurfday laft, viz. the firft premium of 10I. for faving molt ' clover-feed, was Mr, Michael Thunder of the county of Dublin, who faved 26671b. The fecond premium of 7I. was adjudged to Mr. Jofeph Lawlefs, of the county of Dublin, who faved I4cwt. iolb. The third premium of 151. was adjudged to Mr. Wade, of the county of Dublin, fcriicwt. 2 qrs. 21 lb. S � C O T L A N D. Edinburgh, March 10. Thurfday laft, his Majefty's plate of 100 guineas value, was run for on the Sands of Leith, and won at the fe cond heat, by a fton'd horfe, called Dunce, belonging to Mr. Cliarteris, of A'misfield. On Friday lix horfes ftarted for the town of Edinburgh's plate of 30 guineas value, which was won at fdie third heat, by a chefnut colt, alfo belonging to Mr. Cliarteris. * A fubfeription purfe was this day run for, and likewiie won by a horfe of Mr. Charteris. Peter Houfe  Clare Hall - Pembroke Hall - Bennet College - Trinity Hall -- Caius College - Kings �- Queens - Catherine Hall - Jefus College - Chrift College - St. John's - Magdalen College - Trinity College - Emanuel - Sidney - Villa No.ofVotes. 19 " This place confifts of about 120 houfes,, |p3f$iirfday the Committee," appointed by many of brick; the fort is not yery large/' Xommon-Council, went to view his prefent \ Majefty's .ftatue at Mr. Wilton's, Statuary, near Cavendifh-fquare j and we hear the fame is ordered to be direttly placed amongft thofe of the former Englifh Kings upon the Royal-Exchange, where a fcaffold is erecting for that purpofe. We are informed that Col. Elliot's regiment of light horfe are to march from town on Monday next for Derby, Litchfield, and Nottingham, there to be quartered ; and the fame day Burgoyne's will march in to do duty in theSrTplace. The firft and fecond troop of horfe-guards ,are learning a new exercife, for which purpofe 'they attend every day in Hyde Park. On Thurfday morning laft the premium pictures were opened at the Society's office in the Strand; there were 17 in number, three of which are capital hi ftorical paintings on the following fubje&s, viz.- St. Paul converting the ancient Britons ; King Caractacus before the Emperor Claudius; and King Alfred in the ifland of Athelnay ; three fmall hiftory pieces in cbiara obfeu-a; three fea pieces, and'eight landfcapes ; many of which performances are reckoned extremely good. John Hamilton, Efq; Member cf Parliament for the boroughs of Wigtown, Whitehorn, &c. is appointed Mafter of the Works in Scotland, in the room of-Stuart, deceafed. We hear that a duty will fhortly be laid or, all beaver {kins exported from Great Britain. COURSE of EXCHANGE. From Castaigse's Paper, March 16. Amfterdam, 367 Ditto at %ht, 36 5. Rott. 36 7 sUf. a8 z;Uf. Antwerp, no price. Hamburg, 15 1 2 i Uf. Paris, 1 day's date^o j Ditto, iULnre, 30-5. Bourdeaux ditto, 30. j Dublin, 9.; Cadiz. _ The Price of Com ar.d Silver per Madrid, 37 Biibca, Leghorn, 471. Genoa, 47. Venice, 50. Lifbon, 5s 51}. Porto, 5s 4d. Gold in coin, 3I lSs 3a Ditto in bars, 3I lSs 3d Pil. pes of eight, 56 ad Ditto fmall, - 5s 2d Mexico, Ditto fmall, Ounce* - 55 5s 31 io 19 IO 2? 49 27 4-22 20 84 12 8? *S 10 7 449' Re-admitted 20 Votes readmitcd  - 2 '- O - O - 6 �- o: - o - o - 6 - 6 - 1 - o - o - o - 3 - o 2 o Sri. in bars fland. rs 2d 2d Total of Votes 475 On Thurfday night laft the corpfe of the late Earl of Hardwicke was interred at Wim^ pie in Cambridgeihire. That part of the Savoy which lies within the Liberty of the Duchy of Laneafter, having been long neglected, whereby many of the houfes are gone into decay, from a mif-taken notion that no perfon had a privilege to ' demand, rents or remove tenants after they got poffeffion, whereby the tenants' or poffef-iors have occupied thefe many years rent free: To remedy this, fp that that centrical and well-Jituated place of this metropolis may be put in the poffeffion of people of character and -b.ufmefs, we hear the prefent Chancellor of that Duchy (the Right Hon. the Lord strange) ha#made it appear, that the rents of thefe houfes are aperquifite annexed to his office,& and foon intends to remove many of the prefer) t poffeffors, and let thofe houfes that are-decayed upon building leafes, whereby that part of the town will become more advantageous and ufeful; by which his Lordfhip will draw 2C00I. per ann. from that part of the Savoy which lies in the liberty of the Duchy. We hear his Majefty's intereft in the above eft:�te is under confideration, and will- foon be determined by the Judge*. We are informed, that the expence of rebuilding Newgate, according to the propofed plan, will be 30,0001. but as the county has oppofed paying any part of the expence, it is thought that this, like many other falurary fchemes, will, on account of a want of a fuf-ficient fund to execute it, be entirely laid afide,. Yefterday feveral notorious perfons that were taken up for robbing waggons at Inns, and alfo charged with committing divers other robberies, were examined at the New Guild--" hall, Weftminfter; when one Lloyd, belonging to the gang, was admitted an evidence, and they were all committed to New Prifon ; as was Richard Swift for receiving the goods, knowing them to be ftolen. At Cambridge affizes, James Humphreys, a Carpenter, was capitally convi&ed of ftealing 1 a black gelding, with a-bridle and faddle On, J from Mr. Edward Chapman, of Foxton. [Price Two-pence Halfpenny,] ;