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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 21, 1790, London, Middlesex                                Price Threepence Hafcpeany oklt;        /FJPWH,   T H U R$ DAY,   JANUARY   2I�(i.tO; SATUR D^it Y,   JANUARY I^O 87/ F.R ID AT, Jan. 22.  , HE MarlhaJ of the. Die' � vHC/l has informed the Spates, I '0, that &e King cfc Erujfiaf 5& ^ Y' has; given a. freft proof of fefcong tafces in the fate of the SjW RepnblicJcV by authorizing �$'//ig the Marcmis de^t.Ofhe-finj, iu* "MinifteV, c-communicate tip the Deputation of Foreign Affairs the defire he expreifes to fee die Ctiriftitution, which at prefent occupies the D^tet, �rmly fettled,"and to announce that he only waits; till that period to contract and cement the alliance projected between the two Courts; the Vice-Chancellor of the Cro^n having added, that the Deputation of Foreign Affairs had many matters Yo'comrpupicate to "the Djnefc,'the Arbiters withdrew asafaal to -exannne' them. 9"horn, Dee* 12. The day before yefterday 36 veffels arrived here with arms for WarfaW $ thefe arms are brought from P.uflian manufactories. ,. Copenhagen, f>ec. 22. The Witfchelaw', a SuiBan man of war, of 74. guris, is loft near Hogknde; but the crew, confifting of 600 men, were fayed by two merchantmen. . The King has lately made a military promotion, in which we-reckon feven Major-Generals, j 7 Colonels, &c. S i\ I P - N E W S. ^ DcqI, zo.   Sailed the New  Bedey, ,Ybnngj tpf,Hamburgh. Remaia in the Downs the Wifp Hoop, tod Cockatrice cutter. Wind at E, S. E.      ..,   , t &ra  Balc-icey from Hamburgh; Two Brothers, Tucker, and Jonge Margaretta, Knute* from Grpningsav;; vThree. Brothers,. Yant*, and ManCy, Peters, froiri Erpbden ^ Four. Brothers, $)ufreez> -and Vrow. Berkeyi, Fiftier, from Nor-Hen; Jonge Jan, Andrews i Hope and Betty, ztobris; Jonge Dorothy^ 'Coakj and Vrow Martina, Andrews, from Harlingen. t d k D O N. H c U S E   or   L O R c S. v T*�flriUi>a?, January zx. . THIS bebtg the day appointed for  the meeting c�f P*Jr1kjnfc&, Iti* Ma^ejy went in ftate to the Houfe of Peers, and being doathed. in, his iroySl $$^a$L &ate& oh the Throne, the Houfe bf-C^moos^cara* to the. bar, and.hS Majefby ln#ffciM$%�iftfie Seiuoh witn' Befollowing ttioft gracious Speefch \ , My Lorj* a�d Centime*, Since Ilail met you in Parliament, the conti-Jinance of the war On the Continent, a^id Uie internal iituarion of diiferent parts of Europe, iayeb^eh prBfdiiaive of events Which tfeave engaged my moftierious attention. . While I fee with a }uft concern the interruption of the tr&iqtiilfitf of other CouAtriesj I have kt the fa'njR time great fatisfa&ibn in being able to acquaint you; that I rece.'/e continued aflu-tances of the good difpofirion of all 'foreign .. jjbwers towards thefe kingdom* > and I am per-liiaded that you will entertain with me a deep' and grateful fenfe of the favour, of Providence in Continuing to my fubjecls the increafing advantages of peace, and the uninterrupted enjoyment of thofe invaluable blfeffings which they have fo long derived from our excellent conilitution. Gentlertfen of the Houfe of CotfimHs^ I have given directions that the eftimates fbr jhe prefent year (hould be laid before you \ and jl rely on your readinefs to grant inch fupplies as the circuniftanees of the feveral branches of the public fervice may be found to require; My Lords and Ocmlemen, The regulations prefcrib^d by the A& of the laft Seflion of ^Parliament relative to the corn trade, not having been duly carried into dft'eft in feveral-parts ,6f the kingdom; there appeared reafon to app'reihend that fnch an exportation of �brri migkt take plaeej 'and fuch difficulties beciir in the importation of foreign eornj as would' have been productive of the moft ferious inCon enieriee io my fubje&s. Under thefe drcum^an.ces it appeared indifpenfibjy heceflary to take immediate mnafures for preventing the exportation tiaid facilitating the importation of certain fohs fcf corh; and I therefore, by the advice of my Privy Council, ii&ied ah Prdcr for that purpbfe,; & copy of which I have directed to be laid before you. ^ . I have only further io defire, that you will tumultuous fqenw �f internal diffiifmloni  If we tsBaied .our eyes -tp Jrance, Weftrould fee every province in ^ i. ftate of anfirchy and ceinino-tioe, its capital upd^ the dominion of a, farwlefe populace, who had been guilty of the moft ciut-; raleOTwrenorrhitiesy,- while die nftonaxoh #ib al �oQ> prifonex Jh^t tf^qpk|jjffaGfev '*Atf^ejir anfr^^ c^ent laws ciyertorn *"   J^ Tlfe Marquifes �f Bath %nd Samusy, the Earls of Fortefcue^ andL 9JS[oirp!t Edgecumtke, and $he Earl of Aj^ercorn, ^ds Lord Vtfeonntflaniil-tpn, took.the oaths and^peir f^als. . .;> >T$h .King'* SpeecK wis t$en read fkim the Woolfaek, and tft tie ta^;^ jbl'.^tal^^^l^^. TO*imprefiohVwhich the Spe�m they vbad jtnt hearjd| had^nad^.on his mind,, InducedMnS i fibwever, ^0J^nd, th�ln one point all the hMuj As, his MaJeJfty faffed aloh^g th#,pztk ycfterday^ to the^^Houfif of Peers, a max threw a large ftone al him, with great violente, 'which4%providen-tially, did not ftrike the' per&o Of ^jp. Majeiryi -"bat hittrie1 coach, abouj^two inb^ee Baaeath the *Ia.' ' Tfie can was immediatel^6cVedvr and fly, and had found In afylum in this country r , f� ^e Low GOwsig^tfie'pfe^iflgjhad erec>d the f -nanddrd of indepe^nice, and had withdrawn their I Wegiance froiji thd^SoVei^ign while he was yea* -"happily engaged in4�d&ant war^-and if welook-*d to the great Emp^fe bf the Norths we (hould find �er hands alfoembnSpd -in bfo^. He was happy, powers cordially uoifed, and "that was in treir pa?i&-4ifp^fiticai OM]ftr4s this country-   Xn ad-, verting to the ifituatioin ^f our gVra.country., they W6dti5;: ft� &(-*njoying .all the meiGngs of peace.', with an w^wroirW co;iniji^rce, and an increaiing revenoe.  Fpffach bj^ffings we owed much'gr^ti-,Wfi � Divine ProVidpirtice^ and to the wtfdom of ^n able and a-provident adminiftraticn.   Tfieir .eonduft with regard to the corn laws, during the recefs, proved rhat.his Majefty's Minifters not only confuked the general brofpe'riry of the country, but tha^t they alfo confulted the private happinefs of individuals; .for by the humeme and ^e^Tonible rcgulatibtfs which had been adopted in prohibiting the'exportation and allowing the importation of corn", Vne. alarming and impending I danger of. a fcarcky h.3d been happily prevented. \ His Lordfliip concluded with moving the addrefs1, \ which, as ufuali was the echo of the fpeech.. '   Mr, Cavatborke fecortded the motion in a very clhort fpeech', ofcfervmg. only,.that on a Albjeft, refpaSin'g which, he pj^Tumed, there could be no d^erence of opinion, xtl" became, him to avoid intrpdijeing any'firin* that might lead to difcuf-. fionT pr befafion a difference In appearante, When there was none in reality. The "motion feeing read from the chaiis 'the Chancellor, of the Exchequer begged leave to fay a few words-refpecting the order of the Council for prevejatirig the ilffeit exportation of corn. T^he meafore, althojigh *ot ftri�lly warranted by la,w^the: Hbafe, he; traftfcd",  would conftder as continue, rto apply yourfelves to thofir objects ; tvhich may req^te yoiir attention, with the fame aeal for the. pafcRtt ie>viee which has hitherto appeared inl�I your proceeding^, and of which tljesifecc* fea-ze. been W happily mar.i/etied in the �hsreafe of the public revenue* ihe extenfiori of ihe coinmeree and' manufactures of the country^ aftd thc.�eneyal profp^rify of my people. In ,the ^bi^hce of die Lord Chancellor, L�wd fo conllantly were ready to take advantage from every misfortune of ours,, were,'buffering �nder internal commotions, we received happy i*flu-rances from the rThrone.^f tibe^prosperity of Great Britain. It mull give us great pride in j attributing this to our excellentvconftitution ; and we ought to be thankful to Providence and to the belt of Sovereigns".        . ^  .  ; The meafure for preventing the fcarcity of edrn Was equally wife and provident; it proved that his Majefty, while he gave ids regard to objects of the greateft importance, was not inai- ' tentive to thoie which regarded 4vis m'eaneft people. The praife which his Ivtajefty gave to the efforts of Parliament, and the ftatement of the happy con|equences which had flowed .from it, ought to animate them in the fame purnuV, aria t^ give his Majefty afTuranees of their &eal and readinefs in the momentous j;a&. He adverted to his Majefty's late excursion to the Weft, which had furnifhed hhm with, the opportunity of feeing the affection of his people, and the popularity "of his Minifters. He concluded with moving the addreft* , ' . . -v Lord Citth&ifr t'ofe to fettfft^ tWiftotidn.' He 6idi it was a fubjett of h'gh congralulation that fuch wa~^ the fove'reign virtue of our happy con-ftitutlbn, that fp foon aftfr a war with half the glebe^ we had rifen into fuch profperoij? ^ircum-ftances ? that iyei who fome time aga .had not a friend In Enrobe; now had idt sin enerrfy. It was \ not merely fubject oFcongra.tulat^tti^.iw Majefty*. but of graifei on 'the judicious ^Je^lioh of Mini*-. fi|ll|! ^tiftri&eFd. b^'-the ^H%ehcy of the cafe, when fters, under .whofe ,aufpicf8..jW(i direction the .t^e'^rbbe^ In^irfMKtioftW enable the� .to.jtBdgey 'country had fo highly flourilhed. r The - alliances�; -fhpifld b^ laid before tAim. For that purpofe, which had been formed w�th Xyait .of the moft' he feould.ta^e^an �rlf ttppprtu^ity ofjndving powerful Princes of Europe;, were highly favour- fo^ the neC^Hary papers^ ^pn the ptrufal,-  end;- birti -laWslyi the proper way of carrei^rif atiefeftivebitT.was BOt by an arbitrary prpclamatbn. If the urgency of the cafe was fuch as to }$itify that .proclamation; (a pofitioh which B� did not mean to difpute) it ,was fuch, as would feive juftified ^fenibling, the parliament, when,a proper and conftirimonal renaecly might have been provided. The mode of legiflating by royal proclamation . was fuch, as necefiity -only Could juftify; and to make the neceffity complete, it brtght to ippear that the mode pre-fcribed By the cdnftltuition C0u!d not be reforted to foon enough to.nieet tlie urgency of the occasion; The motion. was tarried unanimoafly, and a cdnunittee appointed to prepare and bring in the addrefs. Before the fpeech from the throne was read, Lord Hdod, Lord Belgrade,, and. Mr. Gregg, took thefr feats for Ealt-Looei Morpeth^ and Ryegate.. Neither fyfr. Epx, M>.vBiirke, abr Mr. Sheridan, were in the Houfe* v Adjourned till to-jriorrow;. His. Majefty yelljerday appeared in a plain frit of fcarlet on his entering -the Hon/ei and On his return� which was irr lefs.ithan a qua,rt?r of an hour,, was f& fcarlet, embroidered with gold, with the Order of the Garner. The Ddke df Montagu, as Mafler of the Horfe, in his. ftate chariot Duke of "Dorfet, j Marquis of Salifbury, Earb of Ayle'sford, Oxford,' (Pembroke, Lord Brudeuell, arid Jvkp, Vil-liers,: were the attendants iifcthe other two carriages of which the Cavalcade were cOmpcifed. The Prince of Wales wa&y efterday dreft in honour of his Majefty's ftate.in a moft fuperb fuitx)f. Pritijb vettfet) the colour$of (fracccPs feather. ] Priri�e Edward, it is faid, goes out to Gibraltar in" "the next frigate that faijs. ' His Royi! Hlghriefs's' equipments are, preparing for a three ycarkcoritinaance in that fertrefs. The epsclet- worn by. the puke-of Orleans at Court on Thdrfday, was the moft fuperb and brilliant ever feeft in this countryr It was wholly composed of the fineft diamppds, and the coft of it way i^ocx)Lr his Majefty had "taken for fechring to his people the.bieflin;gs"of plenty', called fot.1&ii^ft*&*er I fal ^g^bwledgmerj'ts. "It proved "that no ftibject * Was beneath his patriotic attention. He concluded with faying, that, flattered as they were by his Majefty's 'approbation, it muftbe their earneft endeavoU'r to profedute the objects with uhceafing aftiduity, which his Majefty recommended to their confide ration. fii Duke of teedi j lift rbfe to fay, th�f with regard to the paflage in his Majefty's fpeech relatinig : toxorn,. His. Majefty's fervants'were^fehfible that they were accountable to Parliament for the mea-fbr^s they had takeni They had full confidence that the exigency would juftify the proceeding in. the eyes, of their LortJflups, but in the mean time thejf wert'ienfible. k was ebntrary to law. The motion was then carried,nemine dijfentierite, and a committee being appointed* the addrefs was prepared} read; and paHed'. .The Lords wit;h white ftaves Were ordered to take his Majefty'd pleafure' when he wduld be waited on by the Houfe with the fanie. HOUSE  o*   COMMOks. TnirfcsbAyi Janftary ir\. This day the Commons met purfuaht to their lift prorogation; and upon fummons they attended his Majefty in the Houfe of L>rds. On [ their return; the Speaker ftated, that fits Majefty hirf' bp��d the Seflion With a moft gracious Speech front the Throne; of wh1ch> to prevent miftak^s, he had obtained a copy." The Speaker having read his Majefty's Speech from the Chair,       , haid Vaitenri roie to move the Addrefi. Thofeh confeious bf his inabHky; he requefted the Sd�lgence of the Houie while he faid a few words to preface- a motion, which he trdfted would meet with their unanimous concurrence. The fafts ftated in his Majefty's moft-gracious Sp^ch we're fo obvious, that they neither required ingenuity to explain, nor eloquence to ; isrnbelliih them t he therefore felt the lefs diffidence,1 as the fubje6t was df that pleafirig nature, that lie had rib* a dbdbt but the HoUfe. would come to an unanimous vote on tfie fubject which he fttoflld haveAthe honour fS propofe. Every man whp had .heard the Speech, he was perfua'ded^, mult feel th{c grtateft fatisfaftiori in cbmemplatirrg the hap-|>y*Tit       -t for the' nwftipicJ^'In^rferenGe . .     '� #Mets yet   of tne peaCe' o�iceh, th^ --4Mrf^^C.' the fur- ^� �ew laws were., fubftituted in their place^ iftmading^populace would have led tbem, wjr-From facli a ftene many bf the;tM iRuftnoUs fa- ^apS, tcJ have murdered the perpetrator of thia ftnlSes pf that kirigdom had been compelled to    wicked .deed.1 He was conveycH tb the"guard'; houfe at St. James's, and f>c��.v-thence^ to "the oficeof the Secretary of ^tate for.the Home department, where he underwent an exami-na^on, before    .  .        .     . f - .Mr. Pitt, ther)uke of Leeds, Mr. Grenville> the Solicitor-General, the Attorney-General} ana Sir.5ampfon Wright. William Jordbn, the conftable who apprehended the prifpner^ was -firft examined, and.^ad that hie law the man throw the'ftcme. . .Samuel Sptirway,wasJili^ examined. He fa and the three others.J�y the ReY.Jtfr, r Villette, Ordinary of Newga|e. v^'"^.-iiARRIED.) Otf WedMfi^jr |a%, at aiel-lingford. Berks,i by the Rev. Dr. Hoare, Principal of Jefus College, -Oxford, the Rev..J. Jones, D. P. Rector of Shlpftonrufipn-Stoury^to the Right Honourable Lftdy Vlfcoantefs Dowager Aftb^ook, of die kingdom of Ireland.-On. Tuefday, at Pontefraft, In l^orklhire, CK?ries Hoplcins, Ef� �f'Per'  Mr. Litty, of Philpot^m^ to Mrfs Sufannah . Tove'y, of ^Bladfcheath__Yefterday,   at--it. Qeltg*!*, BlcJomfbary, Mr. WfgzeU� of. Qgeen-ftreet, Cheapfide, wineenwrchant, to Mifs fiu-ftace, of King-ftreet, Bloomibur/. , :.DIED.] At Aberdee�� on-^th* ifaoB'tik mouth. 'Capti Rabetz Hay^ "of liis Majefty'i Navf.-Qjj V/ednefday Aorning teft, ^X^t houfe in Pall-mall, Mrs. J^Ktabeth Kftton, wido# of the late Eliab Briton, Efq$4>f FortyEnfield, Middlesex-Lately, a Portu^uefc woman, who, (bme days before her deathbed attained the age bf 109 years. She amufed h&rielf principally in teaching her great grand-children thejf catechifm. To the laft day of her Ufe, heir fighc was fo ftrong, that the could difcerver'obfeias at a much greater diftaace than young people couTd,   

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