Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 19, 1764, London, Middlesex
S EVENING POSf; Vol. XIV.] From MONDAY, March 19, to WEDNESDAY, March 21, 1764. [Numb. 1044* TUESDAY, March 20. A M E R I C A. Charles-Town, (South Carolina,) Jan. 25. HE reafon why the Albama fort was not garrifoned by theBritifh troops was, that fuch. a meafure appeared not only unneceffary, but that fending fo many Bri-\ tifh fubje&s thither was only giving them as hof-tages to the Indians. The French all left the faid fort fome months ago. By letters from the frontiers we learn, that the Irifh Settlers who came over kit year are in great diilrefs; the people round them have left their fettlements, but they cannot do the fame, becaufe they have neither horfes nor waggons to remove their children and provi-fions, and have neither fire-arms nor ammunition to defend themfelves. They have applied to Mr. Mayfon, at Ninety-Six, befeech-mg him to fetch them away. Neva York, Jan. 26. Tuefday lafi Melts. Jofeph and Richardfon Cornell, of this city, fhop-keej>ers, abfconded, having �rlt taken UP goods from different Merchants of this place-to the amount of 7000I. and converted the greateft part of them into ready cam. Newtfenk, Feb. 2. We have it from the very beft authority, that Sir "William Johnfon was lately vifited by 300 friendly Indians of the Five Nations; as alfo by fome Deputies from the Senecas, who were accompanied by one Hans Eife, a German, formerly taken near Fort Cumberland, and delivered up, with fe-veral other prifoners, to Sir William about two years ago : but, being a profligate per-fon, immediately made his efcape to the Senecas, whom he has firice accompanied, by his own confeffion, to war againil the Eng-lifh, and committed feveral acts of cruelty, by the report of others.-On which information Sir William caufed him to be apprehended and committed to Albany gaol. And has alio obtained from a village of Friendly Senecas, one Gabriel Ellifon, an Engliih-man, who fays he has relations in Bucks county, in the province of Pennsylvania, and was taken in November 1762, and carried to Kanawagan, a caflle of Enemy Senecas, from whence 'he made his efcape to Kanadafego, a caftle of friendly Indians of that nation (next to Cayuga) which Indians having remained neuter during the late b futilities, have now delivered him up at Sir William John-fon's requeil. Boflon ir. New England, Jan. 23. Extract of a letter from London, dead Nc-z\ q. " It is faid that Dr. Tucker, Dean of !GIoceiler, will be created a-Biihop, by the title of Bifhop of Albany, with a falary of l jcol. per annum, to be paid out of his Ma-jelly's quit-rents in America ; that his Lord-fhip's refidence will be at Albany, where a palace is to be built at the expence of the Crown: This Gentleman is remarkable for his great attention to American affairs." New Tork Gazette. " LONDON. On Saturday and yefterday there was a great Council at the Cockpit, to cpniidcr the claim of a noble Earl to the ill and of St, Vincent, from an original Grant to his late father-in-law, the Duke of Montague. Lafi night, at a meeting of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, it was refolved, on account of the prodigious croud, which were formerly occasioned by the unlimited allowance of tickets at the Exhibition, to confine the number for each Member to fixty-four. It is faid that the fort of Senegal, with all the lands thereunto belonging, will be annexed to the African Company's fettlements, and that the trade thither will be carried on, for the future, under the direction of that Company. His Majeily's fhip the Mercury is arrived in Margate Road from South Carolina. Saturday arrived at Southampton, the Ward tranfport, Holbey, Mailer, from New-York, with fome few Highlanders. The Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty have appointed Robert Noak, Gent, to be Store-keeper of his Majefty's Victualling-Office, in the room of James Wood, Efq; deceased. By letters from Saxony there is an account, that the diilemper among the horned cattle made fuch a prodigious havock, that in five villages there died 2473 head in a fhort time. Yefterday there was a great quantity of wheat brought to the Corn-market in Mark-lane, notwithilanding which the price was advanced one fhilling a quarter, owing to the great demand there, is aj^thia.?time for it abroad. Friday laft came on the election for two reading mailers to the Free Grammar School of St. Olave, Southvvark, when Mr. Thomas Jones and Mr. Roger Ryland were chofen. V'eilerday came on the election of an Or-ganift for the parifh of St. Olave, Southwark; when Mr. Scott, a blind Gentleman, was chofen without opposition. The Rev. Mr. Binfield has refigned the Ledturefhip of St. Bartholomew the Lefs, near Weil Smithfield, for which, we hear, there are feveral candidates. We hear from Windfor, that no writs within the liberty of the palace-court there have been executed for thcie iS months pail, and that no debtors have been fent to the town-gaol iince September twelvemonth, when his Majefly was pleafcd to order thofe that were then confined to be releafed. Monday afternoon a Frenchman was committed, from the public office in Litchfivld-itrcet, by John lwarhin, Efq; for iiealing a cent, fix fhirts, and other things, the property of Mr. Vide!; alio for robbing two more of his countrymen cf wearing apparel, a iilver table-ipoon, and divers other things. Yeiterday William Gordon and Blaze Ro-binfon, two houfebreakers, were committed to different prifons by Sir John Fielding, charged with breaking into and robbing the houie of Mr. Murray in Denmark ilreet, St. Giles's, and the ihop of Margaret Clough, in Monmouth-ftreet, of divers goods. Mary Davis, who has been fo often tried in the country, on her own accufation, for murdering baftard, children, and who was fome time ago tried at the Old Baily, with two others (whom fhe wrongfully accufed) for the murder of Mr. Watfori, late Turnpike- [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] Collector at Marjbqnc, is fent to. Bethleri* hofpital as a lunatic. . On Saturday one Barnaby Bunce, an Irifh. Chairmain, that lodged at a public haute in Grofvenor-ftreet, having drank too freely in honour of St. Patrick, as he w�s going up to bed fell over the banniilers of the flairs, and was fo much bruifed by the fall, that He died foon after.________ Notice is hereby given, C^UAT the Officers and Crews icho were adually on beard his Mrj'fys Shits Dreadnought, Seaford, Wager, anjt l-'ort Antonio (in Company 'with the Peregrine) at the taking of the Gertruyda, cnthezbih of April 1759, may by themfelves, or their lawful Attornies, make a Claim of fuch Prize-Money as may be due to them for the faid Prize, at the Hovje of Francis Baxter, in Bond's Court, IVallbrook, London, cn Wedntfday the 21// of this Infant March, or c-any Friday or Wcane]day after, until the c7/j cf June next, between the Hours cf '7 en of the Clock and Two. U F'V i C E OF ORDNANCE, Tower of Lands?!, j yh March, 1-764. CJ~HE Lieutenant General and Principal Officers of his Majefly''s Ordnance give Notice, That they wilt Jell by public Auction, on Monday, the 2.6th of this Infant March, Sundry Lots of Sheep-Skins, Lantborns, Powder-Horns, Shovels, Spades, Pick-axes, Pole-axes, Ha?jd~ hatchetsx^iiaiidfMii-, Standing Pices, Hand' fcrews, Tacts of different Siits, Copper Camp- � kettles, Tarpaulins, IVadimU-'f ilts, Drums, Fire Engines, Barrack and Hamm:ck Bedding, Horfe \ and Mens Harnfs, Old Irsv, Lead, Paper Car- * ir:dges, Tarred Rope, Brterhings and Tackh-Fatls of all Sorts, Hope Spunges, Match, Mif-qliets, Bayonets, Swords, PijloU, Lartouch Boxes 1 Haiberts, Field Staves, Barrels, Locks, Steel-Rammers, and other old and unferviccable Stores, lying in the Tower, where they may be viewed until the Time of Sale ; and printed Lifts of tie Lots will be delivered to fuch Perfons as apply for them. By Order of the Board, ._WM. BOGDANI. To be SOL D, For Ready Money, at Mr. TROUGHTON's, Wine Merchant, in Brook Street, near David Street, Grofvenor Square, ~ ARABARW1NE, much richer, higher flavoured, and fuller bodied than Ports, at 24I. a Hceihcnd; 13 Bottles for 1). 4s. GUERNSEY PORTS, high flavoured as Frepcb Clarets, at 22.I. a Kogfhead ; 13 Bottles f>r il. 2s. V1DONIA WHITE WINE, ftrong as, and notto be diftinguiihed from Madeira, at il. as. a Dozen. And other Wines at the loweft Prices. nr^~xiTE~of~s 'i l~k~s; At the QUEEN's HEAD and STAR, in Chandois Street, Covent Garden, Confifting of. ROCADED, ErmmelN, Fhwerrdy Strip'd, Figurd, and Plain Silks, of every Kind, for the prefent Scafcn. ' With a large AiTortment of Bombaz-eem, Norwich Crapes, and Black SJks,' extremely cheap._^_ This Day is pvblijbtd, Price as. 6d. fewed, The REIGN of GEORGE V.I. Printed for G. Kearfly, in Ludgate-ftreet j and W, IJitou, injSt. Paul's Church Yard.