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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 7, 1790, London, Middlesex                                (h  O  N  D   O  N. ) Price Three-Pence Halfpenny ohly. From   T H U R S D A, Y, . JANUARY- .7,   tO   S A T U R D A JANUARY   9',   17^0. .       .;. ^77'i F R I D At,  Jan. 8. 'COUNTRY  NEWTS'. 'Liverpool, Jan. 4.       .     . N Tuefday evening, , as ^+,�^,4 Me. William Warbsr-.< . � t0 J t'f; �!&' ton, who has been, many ^''x^-.fH*:'/ -^B Vj'\' .years owner and mafter L fm- *  ^tom, who were gracibufly received} arid had the ufual benefaction. General Meadows has written to his friends in this country, informing them, that his health will not permit him to Hay in India longer than the beginning of the year 1791. He fpeaks of being in daily expectation or receiving his appointment for Madras; but .as his letters are dated in July, it was impoffihle he fhoiild have known he was appointed to the Government of Fort St. George, as the Veftal frigate, which did net leave England till aboutthat time, conveyed him the intelligence. It is well known the General has no great relim for the luxuries of the Eaft; he never folicited the appointment; but it is faid went at the particular requeft of a Great Perfonage. v The total amount of the feveral branches of public revenue, under  the heads of- Cuftoms, Excife, Stamps, and Incidents, for the weekending, Jan. 1. 1790., is 284,758!. us. iid. Extra.? of a Letter from Vienna, Dec. 20. " An, exprefs is arrived from Count de War-Wn/Krbari, and I hear this moment the meffehger has brought the agreeable news that Offova had capitulated, and was actually in the hands of that General. The Tefterdar, who was ewected at Belgrade, arrived.there the 10th inftant. So much refpeci: was paid to him, that horfes were fent to meet] him as �ar as Semendria, and bring him and his fuite to town. The next day the interpreters at Semlin received orders to repair immediately to Belgrade. This offie'er of the Porte is em-fow.red to treat firll about a fufpenfion of hofiili-iws, and afterwards ef peace. It is for no Other purpofe than that of treating with hijn thaf Mar-Jhal Laudohn flopped at Ueigrade; As foon as he brings toa tonclufion thebufinefson which he fleets the Tefterdar, the Marfhal returns to Vienna; and as he is expefted to arrive here this evening, it is-to be pre&UBtd th� bufiaeft has heen fomc time r fetded. It is. not his intentibn to flop here, but to proceed immediately to his .eftate at Haderf-dorf, whence in % few days he wifl return to make Jus report to the Emperor."    .     .  >   , t Ext raEl of a Letter from. Berlin, Dec? 22. , " Our rejoicings are not yet at an enid^on account of the Prince of Pruffia's recovery. . Qn Sunday laft the King ordered the fame Ode to bd performed as was written arid tonipoifjed on the. happy recovery of the King of Denmark, Fr&-, derickthe Sfftfti Whichr-was foUowetl i>y;ii"^ Deum compofed by Richard?. , Yefterday-:;^? play tome time fince petfprmed was agsSn:, at Court t6 a feled'party, in which: ^ - -Highnefs FrederFca, Prinfcefs of PruiGav; ' with uncommon applaufe. .      :|". *' The King has.ordered Miniltejr^^^o^er to have a houfe bailt for the Eaj|^^'^>^or Browrr, the eftjmate of Which aradtmtii^zijBero rix-dollars. Hi* Majeflf has alfo a^|^^^oo,6^o rix-dylla'r>for the purpofe of rebjii^^^fi|^h0ufe*5 of the inhabitants of Berlin as waa^'x^^Kife laft a-fliguateon is here looked upon as'an^omen of" peace." Extract of a Letter from MarfeiBef, Dec. � " I was laft Tuefday in the oofervatory bf this place, where my eyes were delighted with one of the grandeil fcenes in nature^; a full-view of the Mediterranean, and an extenfive plain on the land-fide, forming a half-moon, and containing above 1000 country feats, interfperfed with gardens, vineyards, &c. " I do not find that the trade from hence to 'the Levant is fo much diminished as I heard it reported in England ; the wine, oil, and wool exports are very confiderable; the fluffs and ferges, I believe, are little demanded. As to ferge, there is none equals the London* and the manufacturers here fcruple not to acknowledge it; pur-chafers all afk for Serge de Londres. " I was lall week at Aix, but J think there is much mor^ trade carried on here than at that, place, though the firll city of Provence. The people here tell me, that this was a town 500 yeis before the birth of Chrift. 1 am but juft recovered from an ague, which I caught at Aries, one of the moll, unhealthy fitu-ations in France. The day I came away there was a fleet of tartans and polacres, laden with wine and oil, fet fail for the Mediterranean." Extrail of � a Letter from^Portfoiouth, Jan. 6. " Yefterday afternoon arrived three outward-bound Ealt-lndiamen, and upwards of zoo 'fail of merchant fhips, from the Downs; the wind being fair they did not flop, but proceeded, on ; therefore we could not learn any of ^their names. The outward-bound which have lain fo long here wind-bound took the advantage of the wind and failed, and we are in great hopes that by this time they are clear cf the Channel." � The King George packet, Capt. YefcombeC arrive J at Falmouth .from Lirbon, has brought over 84.00i. for the merchants. She left Lifbon the 26th of December laft, When his Majefty's Hup ths Pegafus, Capt. Sawyer, was fafe at anchor in the Tagus, but no time mentioned when file was to fail for England. His Majefty's packet-boats the Halifax, with the mail on board of laft month for Barbadoes and Jamaica, and the Antelope', with the mail,of the fame date for the Leeward Iflands, after having failed feveral times, and been obliged to put back by contrary winds, failed again on Monday, and it is imagined they are now quite . clear of the Channel. The matrimonial elopement on the Continent between Mifs Campbell and Mr. Jennings, has ended in. a llyle the moll unexpected ;-they were purfued, it is faid by the father and mother of the young lady, and overtaken at Oftend ; when the parents agreed to their being married, but having re-conducted the young lady into Picardy, they inftantly withdrew their coufent; and have Commenced a profecution againft the lover. The. Opera feafon commenced laft night at the little Theatre in the Haymarkct; in which place the Chevalier Gallini, from a liberal motive of fecuring to the Nobility their favourite entertainment; though with a certainty of Iofs to him-felfj has done* every thing to accommodate it to the purpofe, and has gone to confiderable ex-pence; Wednefday the ferjeant of the fquadron of light horfe, who attended his Majofty to St. James's, in turning fhort upon the pavement, op-pofite the private entrance; was feyerely hurt, and very narrowly efcaped with life. The horfe fell upon its rider's head, which was a long time irt that perilous fituation before any ailiftance could be afforded. A perforii lately butler to Sir Cecil Wray, was on Taefday committed to Bridewell by the Bow-ftreet-JVIagiftrates, on fufpicion of having robbed that gentleman of plate and Baflk-notcs to a confiderable amount. , Yefterday the three perfons who were charged with feveral robberies on the Hammerfrriith road; were re-ex^arhined by Mr. Juftice Bond. It was a very lOng examination * from twelve in the morning toeigiit in the evening. Townfend and Jealous, early in the morning, iaid hold of a Corporal upon the Parade, who was one of the gang that had committed various depreciations for the laft fix weeks. The Corporal is a very fine young man, and he defired to be admitted as King's evidence.   A great variety of" jobberies are ex. pected to be difcove^ed. Mr. Cook and Mr^ Emmerton^ who had been robbed, fwore to, theq prifoners.     �' , MARRIED.]    On Wednefday laft, at St; Olave's church, Old Jewry, Mr, James Aber< -nethy,   on Wakc-u Parade., Bath. ~ Sunday laft, .Miv Southard, hatter, of Stall-ftreet, Bath.-Monday.: nigsrt, MiSi Jeflerys,1 wife of John jefferys'j Efq; of the Crefcent, Bath. She went to bed in per- : feet health, and expired foon after without the leaft previous indifpofition.-Tuefday fe'nnight, fuddenly, on his. journey, from Writhlington to Lorrgleati Mr. Benjamin RofCter. ,      a   clergyman WANTED as an Aififtant- at a Grammar- j School pleafantly fittiated near the River Fharries.   i For further particulars irquiie of Mr. Law, Bookleller, N9. 13, Avcmary-lanj, Lu-Jgstc-ilreet. [20 hTTchin school! THE Annual Meeting of the Gentlemen Educated at tbe above Sch �'�, wiil be lield at tbe London ' 'lavcrn; on Friday the I stli Inftjnt. Dinner on the Table at. Four o'Clock. STEWARDS, j. WYE, J    G WADD, : SMITH, I    C. BARTON. [35 HODDESDON   ACADEMY, HERTS. JL! B ELLIN ton, Succeflbr to. Mr.  Hathaway, takes the liberty of acq lainting the Friend.' of tiieyoung Gentlenien enttufted to h;s care, lhar he Academy will Open as ufual, for their reception after the Chnftmss R>ccfs, the iSch inft. whie Genll< men are Inftruded and completely Educated f)r the Univerfity, Co.npt'ng Houfe, or ytlier Pr(v-. �,.���<�' -"Or". 6Hel CoU^'-Oxfor the De-ceafed, at the "I ime of his Death, are hereby required forth direct Road ;-o Hoddelllon. f 30 LADIES BOARDING SCHOOL. \ N eftablimed one, in One of the bell fitua-iTx tions, near the metropolis', f>r health, the houfs large, c>)n.inodi^>us, aad completely adapted for the purpolt,. on the moft liberal and extenfive fc;le, ahd every accommodation, fuch a9'caggct beexcciledf m any fch"*l, -where cernaps more cukii treble the undermentionedexp'encps are required ; young Ladies are Boarded a->d Taught French and Englifli grammatically j alfo e�ery kinder ufeful and f?fliionable Work, At SIXTEEN GUINEAS per Annum, flfcmcing, Mufic, Writing, Drawing, and Geograjpiiy, by af .-roved Maffers. The conftant attendance of ths Govr'rhefs in the School, it is prefumed, will be an additional recommendation^;- RefeTence^may be had, if required, to relpeftable families, whofe Daughters are now at the School. Apply for addrefs. tofvlr. Wesley, at No. 201, oppbfite St. Cif meat's, Ch h, in the Strand : and at Mr. Merle's j Carver and Gilder', LeadcnhaU-ftreet. [31 CAMBRIDGESHIRE. . To be peremptorily SOLD by. AUCTION, At the B�ed->'LionT.nn, in the Town of Cambridge, on Tuefday, the i6th Day of January, rj'90, between the Hours of Three aod Six o'Ckck in the Afternoon, fuoject to fuch Cou.litions of Sale as will be produce j;,     ,. . AFarm-Houle, Barnsi Homeftall, &c. with an Orchard^nd Clofe adjoining ; fituate in F ulbourn, in the county of Cambridge, and three other Clofes of feveral Land, and 106 Acres (more or lefs) nf Arab'h Land} lying in the open fields' of Fulbourn t Al.b a Cottage and Orcnavd a'djoining it. The abofe are held by Robert Jordan, as tenant from year to year, Alfo 57 Acres (more or lefs) of Arable Land, lying in the open fields of Fulbourn, with a Cottage and Clofe adjoining, held by Charles Dawfon, as yearly tenant. About 44 Acres of the above are Cdpvhdd, the reft Freehold. ^ Two-third� of the Purchafe-Money may remain Upon the Eftate, if require*, at Four and a Ha}f per Cent'. For. fort her. particular inqnire.of Melf. Maute and Sweet-in?, of Huntingdon. '   -. AT the Semi-Annual Dinner of the SOCIETY for CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION7, Lon-don-Taveiii, Biihoprfgate-flreet, 16th December, 1789, JOSHUA GRIGBY, Efq; M. P. n the Chair, A motion was made by Richard Sharpe, Ffq; and fecdnded,, th�t the t*J under-written Refolves be read : I. Refolved, That thu� moft ftrenuous Exertions for procuring a Parliamenti'y Reform be carnefily recommended to tl-fe Fr:ends uf Freedom in all Parts oFthe Kingdom.; the ap-�proachins Expiraiicn of the Term for which Parliament was chofenj and the fplerrdid Effurts if feveral qeighb mrtng Nations for recovering tbeir loft riches, contributing to render it probable that the People" ff t .is Country may now obtain^ from the Afiprehenfion of thofe who have hitherto oppofed their reafwaule Defires, what they fo often folicited in vairi from their Juftice: II. Refolved, That it he alfo earneffly recommended t� thofe very fe v of, the Peopleof this Country who eled Members of Parliament, tolhew a marked Part'ulity to thofe Candidates at theeiifuing General El.clion, \tho .vnill then pub-lidy^eclaretheir,Purpofe of bsing adliv; Friends to a Parfia-menl?ry..Reroxm. -  - The Queftlon beirig put on the flrft of the faid Motions, it pafl'ed ne  . eon. The Queftiou being next put on the fecani, it parted alfo Xieimcon. A Moiion Was tlien made a"d f^condei, that the faid Re-folvs be printed in the Public Pipers ; and pafl'ed in like Manner, [19 DANIEL ADAMS, Secretary. w'.thto difcha:gs their ft ^tor. refpeiiive Dtb s to his laid Ad'�I'.i- '[2866 Purfuantto in Order of the Right Hon', the Lord High Ch; ncel.or of G eat B. t!:n, made " In he Matter  of THOMAS ARMSTRONG, a Lunatic," tf  LL Perfons claiming to Be Next of Kin of /iTHOMA* ARMSTRONG, of ORlNGTyN; near Wincheftor,  in the c mnty 6f Hants; Efq; a Lunatic, are,, o 1 or before the, jotl} Day of January next, peremptorily t� come, either peffonally or by'their S licifor:, before ]ohn Hett, Efj one of the Matters  of the High Conrt Of Chancery, at hi| Chambers in Syn.oad'�-Inh,  Cbinctry* . laoe, London, to ma!ce good fuch Claim. Dec. 4/1789. �   . '    : (^770 , '     :       LEICESTERSHIRE.       """"* A CAPITAL HUNTING SEAT. To be LETT, and ina be ent-red unon at Laly.-day ne*"> - fTT'HE. MANSION - HOUSE at   WES T- it LANG ION", with the FURNITURE, dog-ken-eli . capital ftaUing; and correfp >ndent out offices, akifchen-gar*. den, pleafur�-grouncf\ and about thir-y acr s <5f excelfent grafs ground, lyiug rou-'d the.boufe (nrioie'of-Tahls^'iaay Wt ta^^tf required), with liberty of Sporting ind Filhtng, w thin the Manors and Fi%ry of Weft-Lan^;rn, Eaft-Lington, and Thorpe-Lingto 1^ late in tiie tenure of Hugi Meynell^, Efq; an-1 now nf the Right Hon. Lord Robert Spencer. ' It is pleafantly fituated on an eminence, .commanding a beautiful and extenfive circular prjfpeft, snd in i fine fport-ing country, 86 mile? from, Londjn,  four frrel'aid, and of Bui ton andThealby in the faid county of Li'scln Mr. Chapman, Mr. Ch3fer, or Mr. Blackbnra . will alfa fhew the eftare. The leaf: by which it is holde.i is for the term of twenty-one years, renewable every feven, on payment of a &m : The laft renewal was obtained :ib >.t t.\o years ag,o. Coleby is very pleafintlv fi'.usred upon the 3ank9 of the River Trent*, and part of the Eftate adjoins that River. Par.ticail.rrs m y be had by applying to Mr. Lee, Attorney at Law, in Wakefield, Yorklhire, who* has a Plan and" Survey of the Eft.ite, and is authorized to treat for the fame.__      [2793 '"  COCK ELL'S HEIRS at LAW WANTED. WHEREAS MARY COCKELL, late of Kighley, in the county of York, Spinller, de-ceafed, by her Will, dated the 30th of September, 1776 gave divers Freeh"!-', Copyhold, and Leaiehold Eftatrs, ijr^ different Parts of Yorkfliire and in Cumberland and Weft-mor'andj to the Rev. Charles Knowlton, Clerk," Reftor of Kighley, arid Charles Booth, of Bradford, in Yorklhire, Wine MevcHantr Upon Truft, to Sell all or Part for particu* lar Purpofes in the Will mentioned, and to pay the "Rents ar>d Produce of the Refidue to one JOSEPH WELSH, dutln,' his Life ; and on his Deceafe, to convey ami deliver over tae fame, together with the Family Pictures, and other Articles in the Will mentioned, unt>> the Heir or Heirs a't Law of he Coufin, WILLIAM COCKEI.L, late of Lond�n, Barber-Surge:n, deceafed, who died at Ken*ugron, neafiondon, in or about the Year 1733 or '734i on their taking and ufu.g (if Male) jhe Surnanru of- Cockell: And whereas the faid Teftatrix ded'foon after making her~Will, and the (aid Jo-feph Wellh, wh >, du.injj his Life, enjoyed the Sftates it.-mainingnnfold, is late y dead 1 The faid Truftees do there, fore hereby give Notice, that all an-* every Perfjr^.and Pei^ fons claiming the fame Eftates and Efc�U, as being the Heir or Heirs at Law cf the faid William C�cfcsll^ muft fnd their Pedigrees deducine their Title thereto, properly aurherw ticated, within Two Months from this Time, to one of the fad Truftees; 01 .to Mr. Parker, Attorney, in Haliiar. Haiif-x, Dec.'ig, .   (tfi   

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