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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 26, 1790, London, Middlesex trice Three-Pence Halfpenny only. From TUESDAY, January ''26, to THURSDA Y> January 28y* 1790. a�^----�--------- - - - � �� ' 8786 WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27. From the LONDON GAZETTE. Carleton-House, Jan. iu a-p^V^ v ; v HE Prince of Wales wil1 %^-^)^' ^x^^U,*' ^*ve a Levee on Mod? Cm I � ( T } day, the 8th of Febroary, /^i^-N-.-/ M-/v" V at two o'clock, and every l^tfe-^^'-U fortn^ht� on Monday, r-A%T'-H>v^-: - during the fitting of far- \X^.K vfekT' 'went. 'r His Majefty, by his Royal '^rO^TCir.lrrJ^n'V.y' letter*, bearing date the :6th of July, 1789, having appointed Richard Lo/igiield, iifq; to be of his Moft Honourable privy Council of this kingdom, he this day, in Council, took the ufaal oaths, and his place at the Board accordingly. Hague, Jan. 19; . The Count de Keller, his Pruflia:*- Majefty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the States General, is arrived here> afld has been admitted to his firil audie/�ces. [The Gazette likewife contains the Speech of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Houfes ^f Lords and Commons in ParBament.J tlbmtiffim in tie Militia, Jtgmd by the Lor a LieutePMuts. Hert.Wiltire. Robert Thornton Heyfham, Efq; is appointed EniSgn., Dated December 1 j, 1 789. Surrey. AJjutant John Beidge, Efq" j to be Captain by Bre-. vet. Dated June 131 North York. John Wharton, E% to be Lieuter.ant. Dated Jaaua'rjr 1, 1790. fejtirday arrived the Mail from Flanders. Mexico, Sept. 15. The Commander of one of bur frigates> Rationed at the diftance of about 40 degrees', has feat our Viceroy a packet, containing divers letters and inrtruclions, moll of them in the Ruffian language, and informing him, at the fame time*, that having met a tranfport cf 36 veiTels under Englilh colours, and fome others hndei- Ruffian and P01 tuguefe, he had feized them, With the Commanding Officer. Thefe fuips being laden with ammunition, implements to dig, build houfes, and raife fortification?, makes us think fchey were deftined to found a colony. Our Viceroy immediately difpatched a packet-boat to Spain with the papers found on board the Englilh, Ruffian, and Portuguefe veffels, and to requeft inilruflions from his Court how to aft in this kffair. WMadrid, Jan. 5. The edict of the Inquifitipn, prohibiting the 39 works translated from the French, has been publilhcd in all the churches. Don Dominick Sagar, of A�drade, having'at length, after many efikys, acquired the ait of refining the fugar of our iilar.ds, and giving it Ulj fanie dejrae *>f ^3:-*-l.H �' - -r -*� Holland a^t ocner xwmcries, bio Majeily has granted nim the exclusive privilege for 10 years of refining fugar, and fupplying this kingdom with it. Naples, Dec. 26. An Englilh fquadron entered this port on Monday lalt, compofed of one ihip of the line, with an Admiral's flag, and two frigates. Their further deftination is not known. COUNTRY-NEWS. Birmingham, Jan. 25. Yefterday morning a maid fervant of Dr. Prieitly, at Fair - Hill, hearing the garden-gate open, looked out at the window ^nd f?.w three tnen in the garden, one of whom immediately fired a piitol at her. The family being alarmed, and a large bell rung, kins made off. ----.-i_--^ , , lit.. the vil- S H I *\? - N E W S. &ee�, Jan. 25. Arrived the Duchefs of Cumberland, Brown, from Oporto, and Port Merchant, Wilfdn, from Malaga. Came down, and failed with the outward-bound as before, the Queen of Portugal, Lott* and York, Dodd, for Oporto ; King of Spain, Speiice, for Cadiz '; Queen, Moppet, for Lifbon; Montreal, Martin, for Jamaica ; Eleanor, Roberts, for Gahvay; and E '>Rer, Qyes, for St. Michael's. Remain in t-.e Downs the Wafp floop and Cockatrice cutter. Wind N. N. W. Grave/en J, Jan. 25. Pa/Ted by the Richmond, Patterfon, from Riga ;. Swallow* Tolhurft; Tho* mas, Wilfon} and Good Defign, Brame^ froth Rotterdam; St. Magnus, Bringman, from Bremen ; Prince of Pruflia, Johfis, from Norden) Britannia, -, from Dunlnrk; Perfeverance, Lethbridge, from Malaga; William and Mary Yefterday their Majefties and Princefle> pdok jtti airing to Kew, and at four o'clock returned t$ dinner at the Qgeeh's houfe'i Yefterday morning his Royal Highnefs the Prince ef Wales took the diverfion of ftaghuhting in tfte neighbourhood of Popham-lane> On the Sa-Jilbury-road ; and laft night his Highnefs returned cq town* . Yefterday m'6rning letters pafled between the King and his Royal Highnefs Prince Edward, and in the evening his Highnels waited on his Ma-jeAV at Buckingham-honfe, The King having fignihed his defire of having the Concerts revived in Weftminfter Abbeyk arrangements are beginning, for that purpofe. The band is to be increafedto 1050 performers, vocal and inftruinental. The executorsofthelateRicHT Honour a!ble Richarp Ricby have lately received a remittance ftom the Weft-Indies of 84,000!. which they immediately paid into the Exchequer. This fum has nearly liquidated the claims of Government on the property of Mr. Rigby. .A hint for the Minifter: Annuities, without the berieiit of Survivor/hip, would tell farbetter to Government than the Tontine. An improvement on the Hereford navigation has been fuggefted, by prfrpbiing to the gentlemen of Leominfter a junction with the Ledbury canal, as more advantageous |than their firft fcheme of a canal to Stourport. To join the Ledbury canal at Lugbridge is only 12 miles from Leominfter,, which it is afferted will open a ihorter paftage to the beft markets for the productions of ,the county, than that propofed to Stourport. .At Leeds, in Yorkfhire, the Juftices have begun to make experiment, at their lail Quarter-ieflions, upon the effects of folitude as a punilh-ment for diforderly behaviour and frriall thefts. They fentenced feveral culprits, fome to three months, fome to fix months, to one year, and two years confinement, during which the prifoners are excluded from all converfe with that community among whom they have fhewn themfelves unfit to live. . The perfon who carries their pittance of food is not to fpeak to them. A fervant of the Dowager Lady Chatham's, at Burton Pynferu, is in cuitody on a charge of forgery. He aded in the capacity of gardener and keeper to her Ladyfhip, and was entrufted with the payment of leveral tradefmen's bills ; two of them are bound over to profecute, whofe names he had affixed to pretended receipts at the bottom of their bills. About a fortnight ago, a farmer in the neighbourhood of Horfliain, in Suflex, returning very late at night from Dorking market rather inebriated, had the misfortune to mifs the highway, 1 Sappo t of rhofe tVinc asd ride into a deep river, where he was unfbr- J tome, which you have the morning, and taken homj to Ms t!i\co�j#Tate - ^------ wife, the exclaimed, the moment ihe faw him, " mercy cn me, he has fpoiled his beft buckfkin " breeches." DIED.] On Wednefday laft, of an apople&ic fit, Edward Valentine Stead, Efq; of Donning-ton, Jierkihire.-Laft week, at Portfmouth, John . Thomas, Efq; Refider^t Agent Viftualler of that ' Port.-On Saturday, at Jus fon's houfe in the Minories, Mr. Culver, proprietor of the capital ironworks, called Bramptori-fSi'ge, near Sheffield, in Yorkfhire.Monday, Mr.-Fleming, grocer, of Newgate*ftreet, one of the Gommon-Conncilmeji of the Ward of Fafricgdon Within: -i-Th� lalhe dayV IVfr: Baxten winetmerchant> of Bridgewater-fquajev BANKRUPTS. Wiiliim Medley, of Thame�-ftrcer, London, t!mber-mer-chint; to (ulrcndcr Fib. 5, 13, and fttitch 9', at elevenj at Guildhail, London. Attorney, Mr. Carter, Great PrefcotN ftrect, Goodman's- fields*. Thomas Howell, late of Colvil!-court, Rathbone place, Oxford-nad, Middlefex, plUmbsr; to furrender Jan. 30, at Feb. 9, at Ave, arid March 9, at ten, at Guildhall, ' Dividends tunaimed. Peter James Suriol, of Devonlhire-tq^ire, in the city of London, merchant; FeW 1, at fit', st Guildhall. Jofeph Stafford, of the Borough of Southwark, Surry, holier j Feb. 6, at five, at 6�ildhall, London. Ctrtijicate to be granted. John Hutchiofju, late of" Lwnbeth, Surry, bre*er j on or before Feb. 16. �:. . - . ESTABLISHED PADRiE and GUNPOWDER TEA. The Nobility, and. Families in general^ are reipeclfelly acquainted, that John Hodgson,1" Teaman, Tottenham-Court-Road, has purchafed a targe quantity of the fine ft Padra: Tea, which he is enabled to fell at the low price of Twelve Shilling's per Pound. > Thofe families that are acquainted with Padrfe Tea, know its value too well (in giving a delightful flavour to any other Tea they cpnfume, by adding a fmall quantity only) to want any mation. But as many are unacquainted with it, they are liable to have indifferent Tea obtruded upon them, under the name of Padrae Tea, It may, for that, and other reafons, be necefr fcry to oblerves that his Padra Tea will be found as much fuperior in flavour to what they can get in any other warehoufe in London, as iine Souchong is to Congou. It is packed in bills of his Warehoufe, and fealed with the Initials of his name. Gunpowder Tea, thefineft that can be imported, 9s. per pound. Fine Hyfon, Souchong, Congou, and Green Tea, at reafonable prices. LIVING LEAF, Corner of Bedford-Street, Tottenhatn-Court-road. INDEPENDENT CORNISH FREEHOLDERS. AMeeting o' this Club will be held on Monday the izth of April next, at the Shakefpe,ie Tavern, Covent Garden. Sir JOHN MO.RSHIAD, Bart. \n the Ch.ur. Dinoernn the Table ;u Half" pailFour. The Co rpany of in* Corr.iih Freeholder, who is defirons of futporrin^ the Indupenurnce of the County, will be efteem^d a Favor. . [104- To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders Of the County of CORNWALL. Gentlcmrn, Tis with the m6ft fingular PfeaTurfe I inform-y^m, that, after a rn.tnnte ar.d accurate Fxaminat'uti of Ae StJte cf the Voters of the County, fines theCounty Maetlng, a .kcijfj Nfajorrty, appears iri Favour of my rppr ubtofmy SuccetS' Permit me to hope, Gentlemen, that I (hill be ftil'. honoured with y^ur Support, and that you w II continue thofe Exertions which have hitherto been fo ftrenuous, and for which. 1 retain you my warmeft Thank> 5 and I tiuft that, on the Day rt El'eiYisi!, you wi'.I appear in iples, ;ind cantihue that Attacfnnent already (hewn j in Return for which deavour, by an Independenf Conduft in t>rj\rerJnv 1 ija ,. jit repofed /fl me. I have the honour to bej Gentlemen, Your moft obliged and faithful hhmble Servant, J. St. AUBYN. I 227! r 1 :1 ten, . y, -. ..... _.. _.. London. Attorney, Mr. Charter;, BarthOlomew-clofe. Thomas Rayner, of Staining-lane, Wood ftreet, London, linen-draper j to furrender Feb; 2, t), and March 9) at flvej at Guildhall^ London. Attorney, Mr. Wild, No. 6, Wat-ling- fttitt. Jonas Wilfon Glenton, of Liverpool, Lancauiitfj merchant j to fur render Feb. i, 17, and March 5, at four, at Vtie King's-a'ms, in Water rtre�r, Liverpool. Attorney, Mr. Richard Kelfall, in Liverpool. John Phillips, of Birmingham, Warwickfliire, buckle-maker 5 to furrender Feb. it, 12, and March 9, at three, at johnfon's Head, in Edinunj-ftieet, Birmingham. Attorney, Mr. Shawe, New BiiJur-ftnet, London, or Mr. j. Lightwood, jun. Great Chnrles-ftiect, Birmingham. William Hadley, of Birmingham, Warwick/hire, dealer and chapman} to furrender Feb. 75, 16, and March 9, at To the Gent'emen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of CORNWALL, Gentlemen, HAVING from a perfonal and accurate En-qut/j, endeavoured to fatisfy myfelf of the Sentiments, Nambers, andj Qualificationr^. of the Freeholders of thisCaunty, 1 prefume now again to IbJidt the Favour of your Suppoit j perfuaded that it will not be afforded in vain, but that i very confiderabfe Majority will appear in my Behalf on the Bay ofEIe&ion. Id this perfect AH'uranee, I pledge myfeJf to ihole numerous and refpectabie Frierrfa who have obliged me with i promife of their Votes and Interett, that I wil! perfeVere in my Endeavours to obtain the Honuur of RepreiVnting yo�� ir Parliament, and will abide the Event of a Pollj if it ftouUl he receffary. Confcious that iht Confidence repofed in me arifes from the Belief of my perfe:t Independence, I aik your Support on no other Ground, and on that Ground alone fhall efteem fo flattering a Teftiniony of the Approbation of my Countrymen ihs Pride and Gloiy of .tiy Life. I have the Honour to be, [1741 Gentlemen, your obedient and faithful humble fervan Reftormel-Park, Dec. 4, 17s9. To the FRIENDS of ths � . U R C H. ff-HE M^mbesof the Ellabliflwi Church in the J. Cuiiity of WARWICK a.c deftred to meet at the Caujity-Hai),. in Warwick� c.i Tuei3ay ihe 2d Day of Fe-bruary nexr, at T'veive o'CU-ck at Noon, to t;'.!:c into Cqn-/ideration proper Mcataycs for the Defence of the Conflitution, agiinft the prefent Attempts of the Diffenters, to obtain a Repeal �f the TeikiUuiOc?or .Onr, A A,. Signed, DENBIQH, - AYLfcSFORDV WARW1CFL LEICESTER^ WlLLOUGHj*y DE BROKER middletonv , JOHN MORDAUKl*, MILLER SADLER, WILLIAM HOLBECH, t HENRV CHRIST. wise, SAMUEL AYLvVORTH, WRIOTTESLEY DIGBY, CORE TOWNSENtf, WILLIAM ELLIOT, JOHN BELL, THOMAS DOLBElf, . HENRY BROMFIELD, B. SPONGER, THOMAS PRICE, " CHARLES CUR ilS, Spencer madan, john tayler, W. T. YOUNG, EDWARD CARVER, EDWARD PALUEdL, WILLIAM VILL^RS, JOHN BROOKE. Warwick, Jan. SJ, 1790. [lt6 'fbis Day were publijbed, Price it. ETTER and QUERIES to DOCTOR PRltSTLEV, relative to the- PRINCIPLES of the CORPORATION and TEST ACTS; occafioned hy his Sermon preached at Birming'na n on the �th of November, 17s9. Printed for J. Bevv, Parernodcr-row. [234 Tbii Dav ivas puld foed, Price 6d. � CHURCH of ENGLAND-MAN'S ANSWER to the ARGUMENTS and PETITION of PROTESTANT DISSENTERS againft the TEST. Oxford* printed by J. Fletcher j fold, in London, by R'vington, St. P^-l's Church yard j Payn?, Mews-Gate } and B. Whi Church-yard ; �r.4 T. Cadel!, Strand, London. (233 ^Shij^Dgxjw^jut<faj Bar �A -ts- J. proper Tlu�e q[ annlyiog for a REPEAL of the COR. P0HAT10N and TEST ACTS ! hy Aewing, that no Time is proper. F.rft published in the Year 1732 ; again In 17365 now re-pubVifted at tl-e Clarendon Prefs. Oxford, fold by D. Prince and J. Cooke; J. F. and C� Riv.ngton, St. Paul's Church-yard j and Pi Elmfly, in the Strand^ London. Where may be had, Bilhop Sherlock's "Arguments a^ainft a Repeal" of tht Corporation and Teft A�ls ; price is. [23* This Day was publijhed, Price is. N ADDRESS to the INHABITANTS of NOTTINGHAM, occafioned by a Letter fenttothe Mayor and fome other Members of the Corporation of that Town. With' an Appendix, on the Sabjedt cf the Teft- U% ' By GILE7RT V/AKEFIELD, B. A. Printed for J. J'hnfon> No. 72, St. Paul's Churcbi yard. Where may be had, Fafti fubmitted to the Confideration of the Friends of Civil and Religious Liberty j containing BiAop Horfley'sextraordinary Letter to the Clergy of hh Diocefe, and Mr. Fox's Spee.h on the Repeal of the Teft-Law, price is.__ A( A1 F. GREGOR. n V iiNvr L/stii -* -/ -ri----- proper Perfons to re-prefent this County in Pailiameat, . neit General Eledtien, at as numerous a County Veftramj from St. Vallery.; Olive Bra-nchj laatj | lh'ree) at the Sj�aa Tavern, in Buii-ftreet, Birmingham *� . t7-' ^ . 1:___. t->____ b,ik�. Ki>>r.*nar) ? R15- S ,\ ___.... !U� Vni PftHiament-ftreet. Weflniinfter. o from Kincardine ; Two Brothers, Norman ; EH xabeth, Gafpie; Three Brothers, Young ; Hope, Mill; Endraught, Bean; and Good Hope, John-fon, from Embden. LONDON. HOUSE of LORDS. Tuesday, Januaryz6. Lord Kenyan reported his Majefty's anfwCr to their Lordftiip's addrefs. Several private petitions w*r� received. Adjourned till Saturday. HOUSE of COMMONS. Tuesday, January z6. The Speaker waited till four o'clock; and there not being then a fufficient number of Member^ to fiake a Uaufe) bufi��fs was done. Attorneys Mr. Fox, Parliament-ftreet, Weflniinfter, or Mr. Henry Parker, Moor-ftreet, in Birmingham. Dividends to be made. Margaret Thomas and Rees Thomas, both now or late of Llangadock, CarmarthenIhiit, merccs and copartners in traHc ; Feb.,22, at eleven, at the White-lion, in Broad-Itreet, in the city of Br ftol. Samuel Remnant, of Pzlace yard, Wefiminfler, Middlefex, merchant j Feb. 18, at eleven, at Guildhall, Lon'cn. Jofoph Rai/ie, of North Shiclis, Narihumberland, brandy. merchant; Feb. 18, at eleven, at the White-hart, in New-caftle Opon Tyne. Final Dividend. Benjamin i ullington, of Tortenham-cnurt-road, Middlefex, viciuauer j Feb. 18, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Alexander Moore, late of Bifliopfgate ftreet, London, merchant; Feb. 19, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Final Dividend. Francis Streaton, now or late of Bannghall.ftreet, Lon-dorl, taytor; Feb. 27, at ten, at Guildhall, Lonaon. Jnhn Simpfon, late of Leicefter,-. co^ch. msker j Feb. 19, at three, at the Three Crowns Ion, ia Lctcafter. To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of SOUTHAMPTON. C - ntlc mer.. jpjAVINCr been this Day approved of as at the next ------ Meeting as was ever affetnbled on a fimilir Occafion, and by a Majority fo decided, as to leave no doubt in the Mind of any as to the Senfe of the County in o.ir Favour, we take'', the Liberty, jointly, to folicic the llcmour of your Votes and Interefls. We are perfuadedl that the uncommon Succefs we have each met with in our Canvas, as weil as the general Voice cxpreffed this. Day in our Favoui, proceeds from your Zeal ftr the lnueperidecce "f the County The Encouragement which we have already received, leaves us Httl:-Roofli to doubt of our final Succefs : but we truft, that even fo flattering a Profpe�t will not inJuce our Friends to i-rlsr from their Exertions in our Favour, if our Opponents f.tould, notwithilaading what has r'affed this Day, per-fevcre in their Intention to go to a Foil. Permit us to allure you, that if we diottld have the good Fortujie to be thp.objects of your Choice, we^fhall endeavour to discharge our Duty, as Reprefentativej of this-great and refi-eftable County, by aconftant atteation to its particular Inte.efls, as well as by lupf"ritng rise foe Princ'ples of the C'X.fticution, and by c-odpavB-ifinj to promote the general Profp ri y of (he Country. Wc have the hori^ur to be, with tl-j wrmefi Gratitude, and the uncrreft. Rcf-ci>, Gentlc.Tiejj, ycur moil devoted mi f<;t'-ful S:rv�nt�, WILLIAM h'EATHCOTE, WILLIa.M CHUTE. Wicdiefler, J�' >. N. B. Secrecy may be depended upon if reqvfed, �147
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