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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 23, 1764, London, Middlesex S EVENING P Vol. XIV.] From FRIDAY, March 23, to MONDAY, March 26, 1764. [Numb. 1046. inclofed in fame time which the SATURDAY, March 24. Copenhagen, February 25. " the city to finifh the improvements at London-bridge, it hath been propofed to raife the money wanted, which is about 20,ocol. either by granting annuities on the lives of perfons a-bove 50 years of age, or othervvife to grant longer leafes on fuch parts of the city's eilates \*:iere the leafes have not a very considerable time unexpired. We hear that a Gentleman willlhortly pro-pofe a fcheme to rebuild Newgate, with the old materials, in a very beauuful and commodious manner, at the expence of 40C0I. The Elizabeth, Butler, from Bourdeaux to Dublin, is IciVncar the Saltees ; a Ihip from Virginia, about 2^0 tons, was feen overfet near St. David's Head; ftehad falfe galleries and a long round-houfe ; a letter was taken up, direfted for Capt. Bellenden ; no further particulars', as the (hip's Item only was above water; tobacco and ftaves appeared a-drift. The Edgar, Gillmore, is loft at Jamaica. A Spamfti brigantine is arrived at Ferrol from the Havannah, from whence fhe failed the 24th of December, with four men of war and three frigates, but was feparated from them in bad weather the 3d of January, 'x his brigantine brings advice, that a ihip was buyit in the port of Vera Cruz. On Monday laft the new harbour at Hartley, made by Sir John HufTey Delava!, Bart, was opened in the prefence of many thoufand fpeftators; and the next tide two veifels, one of them full laden, failed in, notwithftand-ing the fea was uncommonly lvgh, and the wind eafterly through the entrance, which was cut out of the rock above 300 yards long, and 19 yards deep. There were entertainments in all the public houfes: befides which, three large oxen, and feveral hogftieads of ale, were given to the populace. This afto-nilhing work has been compleated in 3 years. On Thurfday Sir John Hynde Cotton, Bart, was elefted Knight of the Shire for the county of Cambridge without opposition. His Majefty has been pleafed to appoint Charles Cotterell, Efq; a Lieutenant in the firft regiment of foot-guards. His Majefty has been pleafed to appoint Major Charles Hemington, to be Lieut. Col. to the 23d regiment of foot, commanded by Lieut. Gen. George Bofcawen, in the room of Lieut. Col. Edward Sacheverel Pole, who retires. And the Rev. Edward Bromhead, Clerk, to be Chaplain to the 31ft regiment of foot, commanded by Col. Oughcon, in the room of the Rev. Mr. Burne, who retires. Mr Horsfall is appointed Deputy to Charles Brietzeke, Efq; in the Alienation-office, in the room of the late Mr. Daniel Eagland. The Spital Sermons next Eafter will be preached by theBifhop of St. Aiaph, the Hon. and Rev. Mr.Yorke, and Rev. Dr. Cockayne. The forfeited eilates of Panmure, South-c/k, and Marfhal, are fold, and every heir has bought his own, which he offered for in perfon, and on. purchafing there was a loud clap. There were great numbers of people of all ranks attending, and univerfal joy appeared through the country where thefe eilates lay, by making bonfires, &c. &c. It is faid Lord Panmure and Sir James Carnegie, of Pittarrow, Bart, are applying to be acknowledged Peers of Scotland ; thefirllas Earl of Panmure, and the other as Earl of Southefk, as the lineal heirs of the two Earls of thofe titles, who were forfeited for being engaged in the rebellion in 17153 upon this account, that thofe two Noblemen were killed in the field of battle, or died of the wounds they received a great while prior to the Aft of Attainder being paft. So exceeding fond is this ration become of French gew-gavvs, that a certain female (trolling paper-cutter, whole inecnuity in the fly-catching way may be feen hanging up in almoft every alehoafe about town, has, fince the peace, amafied the fum of 223 guineas, with which fhe fet out yefterday morning for Dover, in order to embark for France, there to difplay the fellies of this nation to her countrymen. We hear from Cor.gleton in Chefhire, that cheefe is now raifed to 4_d. and butter to 8d. per pound, which did not ufe to be above half that price ; they are in feme hopes of butter being cheaper foon, but have no prof-peft that cheefe will be fo this year. Yefterday the Report was made to his Majefty in Council of the malefactors under fen-tence of death in Newgate ; when the following were ordered for execution on Wednefday [Price Two-pence Halfpenny.] next, viz. Peter Robins, for breaking open and robbing a houfe at Stains ; Ann Baker, for robbing a man in Black-Boy-alley ; and James Rocket and Timothy Steward, for a robbery in St. Catherine's. James Wharton, for robbing a woman near Newington, is refpited. _ Laft night a man was taken up on fufpi-cion of breaking into a houfe in Great Ruf-fel Street, and from thence Mealing a gold' watch and feveral other things, and carried before John Cox, Efq; at the Public Office, Litchfield Street, who committed him to New Prifon for further examination._ COURSE ofEXC HANG E. Frcvz Castaicne's Paper, Marchz^- Amfterdam, 36 8 Ditto at fight, 36 5� Rott. 36 8 Antwerp, no price. Hamburg, 35 i Paris, 1 day's date, Ditto, 2 Ufa nee, 30J. Bourdeaux ditto, 30. Cadiz, 37 {. The Price of Gold ar.d Silver per 0 Madrid, 37|. Bilboa, 37^ Leghorn, 475. Gcr.oa,_47. Venice, 49 J. LifDon, 55 4d| a Porto, 5* 3d I a \. Dublin, 9^. Gold in coin, 3! iSs 3d Ditto in bars, 3I 18s 3d Pil. pes of eight, 5s 2d Ditto fmall, - 5s 2d Mexico, - -Ditto fmail, Sil. in bars ttand. 3d 2d 4 NOW SELLING, At the ANGEL, near Fl-et Ditch, in Fleet Street, Wholefale and Retail; HPHE Stock in Trade of that Shop, amongft which is a large and valnaHe Quantity of Rich Brocades, TilTues, Flowered Sat'.ns, Flowered and Watered Tabbies ; Enamelled Tob nes ; Figured, Striped, Spotted, and Plain Silks of aM Kinds and Prices, fuitable to all the Seafons; about two Thoufand Yards of very curious Black Silks; a Parcel''of Half Silks and Stuffs; Norwich Crapes and Bomlia-zeens, being intended for Exportation, muft be fold greatly Under their original Coft. Proper Allowance to be made, to any Merchant or Country Shopkeeper who buys a Lot entire. N. B. Letters or Orders dire^ed for Mr. Hutchefob, will be duly anfwered. To be SOLD to the belt BIDDER',' Together or feparate, at the Bull Inn in Rochefter, on Friday the 13th of April, 1764, between the Hobrs of Two and Five in the Afternoon, A Mefiliage and Farm in Meopham near Rochefter aforefaid, in the Occupation-jof Thomas Noidis, of the yearly Rent of 38I. 10s. Alio four Mefluages or Dwelling Houfes in South-fleet near Gravcfend, in the feveral Tenures of Wil-linm vilmcr, Kcnry Keeble, Thomas Wallis, and William French, at the yearly Rent of 2cl. I5s,6d. Alio at the Bell in Maidftone, on Saturday the 14th, will be fold in the fame Manner, and on the like Terms, and between the Hours abp.vementioned} a MefTuagc and three Barns, with upwards of 140 Acres of Land, inHeadcorn, in theTenureof William Pecfce. Alfo a MelTuage and Out-buildings, with 33 AtM of Land, in Town Sutton, near Headcorn aforefaid, in the Tenure of Widow Hoffer. The Whole lett ujSon old Rents. For further Particulars, enquire of Mr. Wallis,-at his Chambers, No. 4, Pump-court, Temple. WEEKLY BTL L, March 20. r.u -