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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 28, 1764, London, Middlesex HlOfd's EVENING POST. VdL. XIV.] From MONDAY, May 28; to WEDNESDAY, May 30,*.17^4. [Numb. I074. make tixtfy fhore, fhe? " have no pi h'omeward _ ^�todies; T tJ'E S DAY, May zg. "A M E. R I C A. George, in the Lower Che-rokees, fay, that Salloue, if or" the yourfg Warrior of r' Eftatoe, had given information, that when he left the Creek Nation, the Warriors and Headmen were affembKng, in order to concert the-proper meafures to fall on the Eng-liflu By a veffel from Mobiiie, in 17 days, we , learn, that the Druid floop of war, appointed for the Weft Florida ftation, was arrived there ffdm Jamaica. Another floop appointed for the iame ftation, was arrived at Penfacola from England. They had received no accounts �t Mdbille from the Creek country ffiice'the arrival of the traders, who fled for fear'of being killed by thofe Indians._ " rTT~E Lt A N D. ' . tUrk'* Mtytf: Yefterday,' at noon, a large veffel (formerly of about 30 guns) appeared off the Old Head of Kinfale under jury mafts, attended .by a pilot, boat, endeavouring to bour^ut the wind being off (fat that time get in. We |-of her, but that fhe is a Ipuineaman, laft from the at befides the. loft of her iere^wfWas reduced to three in number!; :iff ^Sblilmiferable fituation fee was met by a.fhip from Newfoundland, who fupplied her with fea.-nen, by which fortunate afCitance ftie was pfeferved.____ CO U N T R Y NEWS. IfJhakb, MctpTtf. Laft Saturday;the Bailiffs c/th^Sownjija^ notice of their refolution, to indicll, at/theraSizesi^aiiy who may hereafter fell butter in'the: roaifet deficient in weight; feizing the fame having proved inen%ftuat-fbr: preventing fuch impoimons on the public. ulxiceJter^Mevi 26. We hear that the follow-^&?Cco�a�,^.a.ini^ft barbarous murder has bjgeaijiJifcoverea^by nVeans of a boy about nine yeajrSj.-Qld^ iibta^to .Seamark, who. was lately e^cecuted afiNortharaptcn for a highway rob-^yi: .Seamark Uvea at -a Shepherd's houfe nearOJJiftxjrQBgh, and a few days after Old Michaelmas'iaft, Seamark, Coxford, and Deacon, (both iii cuilody) and oneButlinof Gillf-borough,. not yet taken, got to Seamark's houfe a.travelling Scotchman, under pretence of" buying of-him fome ftockings, for which theyPbad Irinrone fbilling a pair; the man refilling to take it, they-took the opportunity of quarrelling with- him, knocked him down, and carried himintaSeamark's garden, where he, Seamark,: Deacon, and Butlin, held the unfortunate man,while.Coxford cut his throat; they afterwards buried him, and then divided the flock, amounting to near 701. The boy aboye-ment'dned having talked of this murder, he .was examined by a Gentleman of Brickfworth, who has been very aftive in caufing to be- apprehended this gang of villains ; and in oi this information, the widow of Seamark was this week apprehended, and upon a promife of imerceffion . being made for her pardon, has confefled the whole;,fhe fays further, that to prevent-all poffibility of a difcovery, the body was fome days after taken up, and burnt in an oven heated for this horrid purpofe. Coxford, one of the above notorious villains, and now in gaol, is endeavouring to fave his own life by turning King's evidence, and has already impeached 16 of a gang of robbers thereabouts. LONDON, Urd Chambsrlain's Ojice, Stable-Yard, St. James's, May 28. Such Gentleman and Ladies as intend to dance minuets at the Ball at St. James's, on Monday, the 4th of next month, are defired to fend their names and rank to this .Office on or before Saturday next. The Ladies to fend for their Tickets on the Monday following, between the hours often in the morning and two in the afternoon. Yefterday his Excellency the Earl of Northumberland had a grand levee, at his houfe by Charing-Crofs, tor the firft time fince his return from Ireland, when his Lordfhip and his Countefs received the compliments of the Nobility on their fafe arrival in England. The .King of Spain has conferred on Prince Clement ot Saxony, a Spanish benefice, of fix thcufahd pirtoles perannum, on account of his being difappointed of the election to the Principality and Bifho'prick of Liege. The French troops in garrifon in Metz in Lorrain have revolted, and part of them had deferted with their arms ; but feveral of them being afterwards retaken, were hanged. On Friday la$ between the hours of ten and twelve, theAdmirafty flag was difplayed near.-tfaj flairs at the entrance to the King's-dock, Dept&rd, at which place landed, from the Admiralty fhallop, the Right Hon. the Lords Egmont and Cary&fort, Dr. Hay, Mr. Secretary Stevens and Marfc, to tranfaft at the above yard, the fame bufinefs as was done laft week at Woohvich, viz. the en-etiiring into the nature and prefent ftate of the Jtores,, tec. Sec. all which their Lordfhips finifhed on Saturday- about five o'clock; at the fern* time taking a view of the Victualling^ Office,^ the Red-noufe \ and the next day fet�Utffo# Chatham to view the Yard, &c. at that place. The following anecdote is handed about at Woolwich, much to the honour and humanity ofthe noble Lord whois feid to have fpoke it: That when the artificer* were examined, one of them, a very feeble, old man, bending un-djgthe preffure of above 70 years, and fearful eWbeing deprived of his daily pittance by a difcharge, came tottering into the office; one of the commiffioners feeing,' or rather feeling, his fituation,. told him not to be afraid, that they were.not come thereto hurt him, but to: do him air the good they could; then afcing1' him how long he had been in the fervice,' which appearing to be not far fhort of 60 years, the reply was, "Then We thank you, old Gentleman, forthefervices you have done u's:w fo that it'is prefumed none of the ancient men (who are rnoftof them ufeful in one. fhape or other) that have fpent, the vigour of their yeais,and ferved their time in the Ki ng's yard, will be difmiffed \rnder the prefent ad-�miniitrarion, without being provided fofc'in one or.other of the royal hofpitals. Geri. Leighton's regiment of foot, and the regiment of Englifh fusjleers, that were re- [Price Two-peece Halfpenny.]^ viewed yeflerday by his Majefty, are ordered to march, the former to Chatham, and the latter to Gloucefler, where they are to be quartered. The report of Lord Clive's intention to take : Capt. Sampfon to India, as menrioned in the-papers, is void of foundation. It is faid, Mr. Shuter feas agreed with Mr. Stevens for his plans of the Leclure upon Heads, which Mr. Shuter intends to exhibit inlreland. On Sunday jnorning early as fom� young Bloods (in company with two girls of the town) were attempting to crofs the water in a boat on their return, from Vaux-Hall, one of V them being much in liquor, fell pverboaid,. and pulled his female companion after him ; but it being near the fhore, they were out, and iuftained no apparent damagebut. the wetting of their cloaths: fhe gave him a-hearty drubbing as foon as they arrived on Terra Firma. ." . ThePoultejier,whowaF cenvifted of Perjury in the Court"of King's Bench, Weftminfter, on Monday fe'nnight, received fentence yeflerday, to ftand once in the pillory at Charing. Crofs, and to be tranfporten for feven years. Yefterday a young fellow, genteelly dref&d, was detected in picking a Gentleman's pocket: in the Fleet-Market. The alarm was immediately given, and the mob feized the poor wretch, and dragged him to a horfe-pond,  where he underwent a very cruel diftipline ;; his cloaths were torn :cff, and he had much ado to efcape with his life. A very fharp look-out is now kept on the �Vauxhall Road, ,in order'to deted a gang of footpads, who for fome time paft have committed divers robberies in that neighbourhood... Yefterday, at full 'Change, an over-drove-bullock ran in amongft the Gentlemen there ;; which threw them into fueh confufion, that,, in endeavouring to get out, many were thrown. down, trampled on, and much bruifed. ^ame day a bullcck, over-drove, ran out of' ! Ahithfield into the Fleet-market, where he-^did a great deal of mifchief; he afterwards . ran up Hoi born, where he gored feveral per-fons, particularly a manyhear St. Gileses church, in fo dangero^j^/'foariner, thar it is . thought he cannot reco�r; he afterward* raivi into a timber-yard feciffg thfe faid church,afl