General Evening Post, February 4, 1790

General Evening Post

February 04, 1790

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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 4, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Three-Pence Halfpenny only. From THU R S D A Y, february 4, to SATURDA Y, february 6, I796. 8784 F .a d%fW 1 R I D A Y, Feb. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Warsaw, Jan. 6. T is confidently reported � here,.that Prince Potem-; kin is appointed Prime Minilter, and Generalif-fimo of all the Armies of Rufm; and that he now waits but for a termination to the negociations with the Deputies of the Porte, to pay his devoirs to his Majeity. The Prince of Naflau has lately left Pete'rfbourg, on his road to Wybourg arid Frederickfham, for the purpofe of accelerating the equipment of the fleet of gal-lies, which, as well as the grand fleet, is to be put in the moll refpecrable itale. There are now building, at Cronftadt, four large frigates on a new coniTructiorj, quite flat at the bottom, and which are to draw very little water, and each to mount 40 guns of extraordinary large calibre. Thefe frigates are to ferve as floating batteries between the rocks, and are building of the belt oak, each veflcl is to coft 40,000 roubles.. The prellterjinary articles of alliance are concluded betwee^^&tRepubHc and the Court of PruiTia, to whicn we%ave appointed a Minifter this da^ It is laid, that the Treaty contains articles equally iadvantageous to Poland and Saxony as to Pruffia. IVarfcFvi, Jan. We are aflured that the negociations for peace begun at Jafly are broke off, becaule the two Imperial Courts would not agree to the ceflation of holtiAities; which the Turks infilled ihould be a preliminary article. The Turkifli Plenipotentiary and his fuite have left Jafly, and the Atnbafladors from the two Imperial Courts have done the, fame. Thus it is probi.'L!'7 there will be another campaign before matters ure fettled. Li./:. Jan. -4. The Chevalier de Cheitret, Regent Burgomafler of the city, and one cf the Chiefs 1' ths ^ time fmce her ly..ng-Jn- , Neither the Lord Chancellor, Mimfter, or Secretaries of State, were *t the Drawing-ro�m. Laft Tuefday arrived from his travels 011 the Continent, Arthur 'Young, Efq. brings a prop It may, perhaps, not be generally known, that the King of Great-Britain, as Elector of Hanover, before he can ,be qualified to give his, voice at the election of a King of the Romans, mult pay a formal vifit to his Hanoverian dominions. He may then aft in his ele&orial capacity, through the proxy of an Ambaflador inverted with due powers. . On Tuefday the Deputy Governor (in the ab-fence of Lord North, the" Governor), and a Committee of the Turkey Company, waited; r-i the Miniiler, at his houfe in Downing-ftreet, ?.>-d made a report of the flate of their affairs, which are faid to be in a very flourifliing. condition. The fame day a deputation from the body cl Diffenters, confuting of Mr. Serjeant Adair, Meif. Jefferies and Rogers, had a conference with Mr. Pitt, on the fubjeft of a repeal of the Teft aft; and afterwards reported the refult of the fame to a meeting held at the King's-head Tavern, in. the Poultry. Wednefday night there was a meeting of the Commiffioners of Excife, attended by their Solicitor, at the Minifter's houfe in Downing-llreet, on fome bufmefs refpefting the Tobacco aft. The Duke of Orleans has imported a large quantity of live deer, from his Parks in France, which are to improve the flock purchafed by the Prince of Wales for his diverfion. of hunting in Hampfhire. The tonilh female head drefs that now prevails, is, en militaire, the cap reprefenting an helmet, the zone a breall plate. .It is a mode of armings however, which does not repel the enemy. Juvenal has a line which Dr. ivladan thus literally tranflat.es : '�' What moJe.'y can "a helmeted woman (hew ? Something there is in this not inapplicable to the reigning faihion ! 1 he community are faid to be indebted to Earl Stanhope's ingenuity for a patent of invention, which is about to pafs the Great Seal, for building a {hip which can be navigated without any fails. The Hope, Capt. Watt, from America, was tO'ally loft on the coaft of Holland, not one of the crew fave ; the mail bag floated on fhore. Mr. Chambre, on Wednefday, moved the Court of King's-Bench for criminal informations againft the coal-owners of Sunderland, for continuing to raife the price of that article.-A rule was granted for the parties to fhew caufe. A motion was alfo made for a Criminal information againft Mr. Gilpin and Mr, Baftow, of Wakefield, the former for challenging a Mr. Hardy, and the latter for polling him as a coward, Sec.-Rujc granted. ExtraF; of a Letter from Demarary, Dec. i 5, l789. It is faid he ofal from the leaders in the National Aflembly of France to our Court, for the mutual fupply of each country, in times of diftrefs from want of corn, with a given quantity, at a fettled crice ; the requifition to be made under fpecified_ formalities. Some outrages have been committed in Limou-Queray, �nd Britany. " Our crop of cotton this feafen is very un-promifing, owing to the worm having deftroyed the firit fpring of the trees, and it is now nearly certain the quantity will be mirch fliort of our ufual crop ; indeed, unlefs we have a long fpell of dry weather; the crop muft be very bad." Yefterday Humphries and Mendoza waited on Sir Sampfon Wright, by his defire, with their fureties; when they were informed by the Ma-giftrate, that if they fhopld attempt to challenge each other, or appoint any meeting in future, they would be fubjeft to fevere penalties: they both promifed they" would not^ though Mendoza faid he could have wiftied to have had another trial with Humphries, and then never intended to have fought again-. Monday afternoon a portmanteau, containing a variety of apparel, with various other, articles, the property of Mr. John Green, of Chipping Wycombe, was cut from behind -a polt-chaife, in O.xford-ftreet. The: fame day, and iri the fame ftrect, a large caravan trunk, containing feveral articles of value,' the property of Dr. G-reenhill, -of St. James's ftreet, was cut from behind his poft-chaife. Early yefterday morning the houfe of Mr. Manly, merceij in Widegrite-alley, Biihcpfgate-ftreet, was broke open, and goods carried off to the amonnt of upwards of 200I. Yefterday was committed to Maidftone Gaol, by J. Ruflell, Efq. of Greenwich, George Clarke, a Black* for a burglary and felony in the dwelling-houfe of Benjamin Winkworth, Efq." at Welling, and taking thereout to the amount of about one hundred and fifty pounds, rrtoft .of which is recovered; alfo William Syney, Thomas Carwell, John Connelly, and William Frazier, for Healing feveral of his Majefty's naval {lores. Saturday laft the Rev. Richard Jones, M. A. lately Fellow of Jefus College, Oxford, was in-, dufted to the rectory of Charfield, in Gloucefler-fliire. MARRIED.] Yefterday morning, at Lath-bury church, John Free, Efq; banker, in Bartholomew-lane, to Mifs Clara Pearfe.-Wednefday, Mr. Jofeph Harris, of St. Paul's Church-yard, druggift, to Mifs Ann Hemington cf Denny-abbey, Cimbridgefliire. DIED.] On' Monday evening, Jofeph. Walker, Efq; at Mile-end.-Friday laft, in Ruflel-ftreet, Samuel Roycroft, Efq.- Zn the izd ult. at Swindon, in Witts, the Rev. Dr. Smyth, Vicar of that place, and Reftor of Codford, St. Mary, in the fame county.-Monday, the Rev. Mr, Mayfon, Reftor of Lullington, in Somerfetihu-e Iand many years Mafter of the Free Grammar-Ichpol^at Froome.-^At Newineton, on Sunday laft, Mfafter Bannifter, only fon of Mr. Bannifter, � ftoclj^brpker.-Yefterday afternoon, at Rich-mon^v'ftlr. William Bond', of Rofe-ftreet, Soho, plumber--Laft night, fuddenly, Mr. Price, goldbeater, Warwick-lane. Ci/vts, Societies, and the Public in gene-rali will fave 8s. on every Ticket drawn a Prize of 20I. in the preient Englifli Lottery, which begins Drawing the 2zd. of this month, and in Proportion for all other Prizes, by purchafing their Tickets and Shares at Mr. Nichplson's State Lottery Office, Bank-ftreet,. Cornhil!, London, oppofite the Front Gate of the Bank of England; he having engaged to pay on demand, without the fmalleft Deduction, every Prize in full as foon as drawn, viz. 20I. for every 20I. Prize, 25,000!. for the 25,0001. Prize, and the fame for all other Prizes in the Lottery. Not-1 withftanding this great advantage, he charges no } more than every other Qfiice of eftabli.h.ei- credit. It is here neceffary to inform the Public, that as there are many perfons iffuhu* fpurious Mcdes of Adventuring, there are no legal Shares whatever but fuch as a^ ftamped at'his Majefty's Stamp-Office with a aiy Stamp, and have tkpfe words thereon, " State Lottery, Stamp-Office." Ten Pounds will be paid as fcon as drawn ibr the Half of a 20I. Prize, 5I. for a Quarter, 2I. 10s. for an Eighth, and ll. 5s. for a Sixteeenth, and" at the fame rate for the 25,000!. and all other Prizes. Lottery Prizes paid as foon as drawn, nvithout ib$-mimitefl Dc duel ion or Difcount. Of all the Propofals, that have been made to the Public, Year after Year, with a View to recommend the purchafing of Lottery Tickets and Shares, no Engagement was ever offered fo perfeftly liberal as that now advertifed by HORN sb Y fJ Co. at their old eftablifhed Office; in CoRHhiLL ; for, whereas it has ever (hitherto) been cuftomary to hold back a very confi-derable Difcount, on the Payment of all the Prizes, even fome Months after they have been drawn!-It appears, from HORNSBY's Adver-tifement, that they fpiritgdly refufe to take Advantage of any former Cuftom, and generoufly offer to pay the full Amount of every Prize from a �20 to a ^25,000, and that too, on the very Day it is draivn. So handfome a Propofal as this, � fo valuable and fo profitable a one, to their nu-.merous Cuftomers, cannot fail of general Approbation, and Acceptance. The Public cannot fail to diftinguifh the extraordinary Advantages that muft.arife from purchafing at that Office; more efpecially when it is confidered; that, in cafe of having the leading Capital, they will fave the nett Sum of �500 Sterling, by being paid in full, and on every Prize in that Proportion : So that, on the fmalleft Prize of ^7,0, Eight Shillings is clearly faved. The Demand for Tickets and Shares at that Office, fince tbeir Advertifement firft appeared, has been unprecedented in the Annals of � the Lottery. - To the CL E R G Y. WrANTED.to PURCHASE, the NEXT PRESENTATION of a UVING, from One to Three Hunlrcd a Year, with immediate Refi^natioa ; the Mi."zni Counties will be preferred. [291 , Letter, po^l-paiH, aJdrefled to Mr� Williajn J.ckfooj SiatiuntHvthe corner of OxiW-ftiter, "will fee a treaded to. EAST INDIA COMPANY. ~~ WANTED (by a young Man of good Character) in the Honourable Eaft-IndLt Company's Service, as Steward to a Captain, or a Mid&ipman's place, on beard any of the Company's (hips of this prefent Sea-fon, for which a Premium will be given. Any Perfoh having eithe-r of the aboAie Places to difpofe of, though the Mid(hipman's place would be preferred, maf adirefs a line, poft-paid, co the Publiflier, of this Paper, wnich will be duly attended t>. N. B. Secrecy may be depended upon if required. [285 I To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of . the County of CORNWALL. ,. GentL-meb, ... -rs T is with the moll Angular Pleafure I inform you, that, after a minnte and accurate Examination of the State of the Voters of the County, fince the County Meeting, a decided Majority, appears in Favour of .my reprefenting you i n Parliament at the next General Election, and leaves no Doubt of niy Succefs. Permit me to hope, Gentlemen, that I (hall be frill honoured with your Support, and thuyou will continue thofe Exertions which hive hitherto be.-n fo ftrenuous, and for which I return you my warmed Thanks ; and I truft that, on the Day of EleQion, you 11 appear in Suppo't of thofe Principles, and continue that Attachment tome, which you have already fhewn ; in Return for which it will ever be my Endeavour, by an Independehf ConduS in P-arliament, to krv$ you to then-moil, and flifiw myfelf not unworthy of the Truft rppoftd in me. I have the honour ro be, Gentlemen, Your mod oij'iged and faithful humble Servant, 227] |. St. AtJBYN To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of SOUTH AMP TON.- - - Gentlemen, HAVING been this Day appioved of as propfr Pe (ons to r-eprefent this County in P.>r*:imcrt, at t. e ntxt General Eleftisn, at as numerous a. County Meeting aa was ev:r affembled on a fimi! tr Occafion, and by 1 Majority fo decided, as to leave no doubt in the Mind of any as to the Senfe of the County in o�r Favour, we take the Liberty, jointly, to folicit the Honour of your Votes and InterelH. We ate perfuaded' that the uncommon Succefs we hive each, met with iri our Canvas, as well as the general Voice exprefi'ed this Day in our Favour, proceeds from y -.ur Zeal for the Independence of the County. The Encouragement which we have already received, leaves us little Room to doubt of our final Succefs : but we truft, tliat even fo flattering a Profpc�t will not induce ouf Friends to relax from their Ejtcrtions in our Favour, if our Opponents ffiould, notwithftan.Hng what has palled, this Day, per-fevcre in their Intention to go to a poll. Permit us to affure ynu, that if we /hoidd have the good Fortune to be the objedts of your Choice, we (hall endeavour todifcharge our Duty, as Reprefer,tatives of this great and refpettable. County, by a conflant attention to its particulai Interefls, as well as by fupj-frtirg the true Princ p.'e3 of the Conftitution, and by endeavouring to promote the general Profp.ri'y of iha-Country. -We have the hcnoirr to be, with the w:,rmeft Gratitude, and the finer fed Refpedr, Gentlemen; your nioft devoted and faithful Servants, WILLIAM HEATHCOTE, WILLIAM CHUTE. Wji�he/ler, Jan. 14, 1790. [187 . . BROWN VARN IS H. PREPARED, ready for the Bruflj, fuperior to Paint, f n preferving Wo d in all Out-8uildings ; fuel* ,?s. Barns* S'rables, Weather- Boarding of all kinds, Gate-Wfts, and Railing', Wood-Fence;, and Park-Paling, &c. , Sold at Mr. Cref&ll s. Painter ani Glaakr, Wbitechapeit. rnai, -London; at lis. 6d. per Cwt. for Ready Money oniy; wh're L?tt;r5 of Recommenduk,-i approving of its trn-at Uu-'iry, -nay befe:n fr>m the Principal Nobility and Gentry in.the Kingdom. #* Orders executed for Town and Country, and Lefters :>ftf aid) duly anfivere [Z02 WHiiREAS WILLIAM HAY WARD, Efq; >f TOTTENHAM, in the county of M'iddb-fex, die.i about tie y�ar 175a, intftitc, leaving ELIZABETH SCH.AFFER. Widow of Albert Sshaffer, Efq; of thz fime place, and CATHERINE CULVER, Widow of Abraham Culver, Efqj of RUMFORD, in tie County of Fflix, his Sifl?rs, and Coheirs at Law; the faid Elizabeth Schaiter died loo.p. after.the faid William Haywrrd, >nd the fad Catherine Culver, who afterwards married Dr.-J AMES HIBBiNS, died in the Year 175S; at the Time of their Deaths they were fevera'ly feizedof canfiderable eftates in the City of London, in the Counties of Middlefex, Su;r^y, and Kent', and other Places 5 fome of which Eftates their Heir at Law Iras not yet'been able to difcover: If any Peifons will give fuch Information that ?U or any of the faid F.ftj*tf s rn y be recovered, they (hill, on the Recovery thereof by tlie E-feir at Lawj receive a Reward of 5I. per Cent, on the VJue. ^ Apply at No. 4, Palfgrdve-place, near Temple-bar. faSft TRIPOLI 5~N ION SEED, \ JUST Arriyed, to be had at Mr. North's, Nur-. fery and Se^dfmin, near the Aiylum, Lamberli, Surry, an.i no where elfe, at as. 6di a parcel. The hadnels of the feafon laft fummer, owing to the uncommon wet, was greatly againft the growth of thofe Onionsj as being native of a hat climate, indifferent parts of England, where, the-foil wa* fborig and of a co d nature* they did not come t'i perfection, whichha's prrjudiced many againft the 1 ; though in Warmer and dry fituationSfc.where the foil was loofc arid rich, unkind as the feafon turned outj they grew very large, fome of which maybe feen, as ab&yej of a moft enormous fi*e, which, muft do away all doubtsti their prejudice^ as not any of the Onion tribe will bear a comparifon with tbofe. N. B. Fine ftrong Fruit-bearing Plants of the Large Yellow Antwerp Rafpberryi at is. pier Plant; sind" ftrong Fruit-bearing Plants of the TvviCe-bearing White Prolific Raf'berry, at 6tK per plant; with his fine larg^ New Scarlet Flelh Seedling Strawberry, at is. 6d. perdoaien^ (gl SUSSEX. To be peremptorily - SOLD by AUCTION, By JOHN EDWARDS, At the Star Lin In Lewes, on Saturday the 13th DaycfFe bruary rfexr, at Fiven C ock in the Afternoon, AFREEHOLD MESSUAGE or TENE MENT, confiding of two parlours, kitchen, butler' paitr,, arid fculkry pnthe ground floor 5 four bed-cha nbers8 one dreffing-roPm, ~ind Clofets; on the firft floor ; five go>d garrets in the attic ftory ; four good eellirs, U'ge brewho\;fe, woodhoufe and other outorH esj a gool ga.-den walled in, two three-ftailed lljbles, c.aah-houfe,'larg: wsrehoufe, with-a capital wipe-vault, under t ie fame ; fituated in the centra of the town of LEWES, and late in the tenure or occupation of Mrs. S2rah Wheat'y, d-ceaAd, and othersa For particulars inquire ct" Mr. Smith, or Mr. Whitfield, of Lewes, aforefaid. J '55.  ' To be LETT, ' ~" And entered upon the 25th of March next, upon Leafe, if required, ALL that commodious MANSION-HOUSE* fituated at WOODBRIDGE, in Suffolk, now in the occupation of J. T. Sandys, Efq} conGfting of good lower rooms and bed-chamber:, with convenient offices, and with the fixtures of the brew-ornce, &c. Sec. (citable fi;r the re-fidence if a gentlemanjwnh a family ; with ftables, coach-- houfe, granjry, and other ufeful out-buiL'irgs ; four acres cf richp?fture adjoining, with a large gar Jen well ftocked with choice wail and otaer iruit-ttees. Wcodbridge is^n. a very plealant part of the county, and) within a few miles of tht S;a ; 7 from Ipfwich, and 75 from London, where the Coaches and Poll pafs through every day. -N. B. If required, a good MANOR near, remarkably well ftocked with game, may be had with the houfe. nea For particulars, inquire of Mr. Joffelyn, at Belftead-hall, ar Ip4wkh. [180 BRIDGE BUILDING. ANY Perfon or Perfons willing to Contraift for the Building a STONE BRIDGE over the RIVER SEVERN, at a Place about foar miles ff.m Shrewsbury, on the Ofweftry road, are defired to fetid in their Propofals, feal'd up, to Mr. Loxdaie, in Shiywlbury, on or before the lath Day of March, 1790. CONDITIONS of CONTRACT FIRST: Stone to beraifed in the two Qtjarrieson NetTciifre*biUthatare neareft to the Village of Great-Nefs, of futh Seantlings as the Surveyor fhall dife�t� to be well axed in the fame manner as the Stone which Is fent from the Qaawies at Grimf-bill, Carried upon ndt lefs than fix-inch wheels, and delivered on fuch Places, at the Situation of the New Bridge� as the Siirvej of fhall appoint, at per Ton, confiding of 10 Cubit Feet. CONTRACT SECOND 1 Labour to four-inch OakPlankiog, pinned upon, Oak Mud* fills, at 1 per Square. The Piers'j Landbrea'fts, Arched, Flank-Walls, and Para* pets, well tooled and fquared, at per Cubic Foot. Moulding, at per Foot,-Superficial. Rubble-Work well greuced, wherever directed tt> be ufed, p'r Cubic Yard. at The Contractor to find every thing except Stone* The Plan rrj^ay be feen, and a Report of the PartisulM had, by applying to Mr. Telford, at the Caftle, Shrewf-Wury. ^ [ju ;

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