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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 23, 1790, London, Middlesex                                Price Three-Pence Halfpenny owl y. From    TUESDAY,    FEBRUARY   23,    to   THURSDAY,    FEBRUARY    25,    I79O.       .   8792 WE D N E S D AY, Feb. 24. the LONDON GAZETTE. Lord Cbamb-.rlait? s Office, Feb. 23, 1790. RDERS for the Court's 1; ~- ). ..I..- going into mourning on Thurfday next, the 25 th inftant, for the late Princefs Sophia Caroline of Hilbourghaufen, viz.. The Ladies to wear filk or velvet, coloured ribbons, fans and tippets, or plain white, or white rind gold, or white and filver (luffs, with black Vj :bens. The Gentlemen to wear black coats, and black or plain white, or white and gold, or white and Silver fluff waillcoats full trimmed, coloured fwords tnd buckles. And on Thnrfday the 4th of March next the Co'irt to go out of mourning. Fienna, Feb. 3. An I'mperial Refcript was if-fued to-day, for reftori* g to the Hungarians all the privileges they enjoyed at the end of the late Emprefs's reign. The only articles which are to be maintained, according to the latter regulations, are thofe of general toleration, thjj fupport of the numerous parochial Churches and Clergy, found-fed on the fuppreifion of fome Monalleries, and the degree of liberty granted to the Hungarian peafantry. Tefiefday arrived the Mail from Flanders. War/aw, Jan. 27. The Republic have fent rfune troops into Lithuania, and three regiments bf infantry and fome detachments of cavalry are b- iered to march towards Gallicia, whereholtilitits -will certainly begin fhould a war break out, which in ieed items inevitable, according to the difpo-iitions which we are allured have been made on the part of Kuilia, who means to have three armies o 1 foot at once ; one will advance, under the com-anind of Prince Potemkin, towards the r3of-phorus ; the fecond, commanded by General Su-ivarow, will march againll us and our allies ; and the third will oppofe the Swedes. To fuppcrt thefe great defigns the Baltic and Black Sea will be covered with the numerous fleets of the Czarina. Ragufa, Dec. . Mahmud Pacha, we are allured, after having, with the lofs of many men, efcaped the united forces of the Montenegrins and Bofnians, arrived at his refidence on the 14th infl. . The Bacha of Bofoia is depofed, and fucceeded by an old military officer, who is very fevere, land who, by the command of the Grand Vizir, has ordered a military conicription, without,any regard to rank Or age. S H  1 t - N  E W  S; Dual, Feb. 2z. Remain ,in the. Downs the Africa, N\ven, for Africa.   .Wind E. S. E. Grave/end, Ffb. 22. Pafled by, the Fanny, Wr?.y, from Almeria; Elizabeth, Halfnight, lioni Cuendj John and Jane, Simon, from Lif-bon; Anatolia, Emery, from Zant; Sincerity, jGunner, frq.m Gibraltar; Prince of Orange, Mills, from Rotterdam; and Jane, Bifhop, from Dunhirk. Mr. Dvncombe faid, he approved of the'pvin-tiple, but thought the means, by which the pro-pofed improvement of Commonable Lands "was to be effected* inadequate to the end; and gave notice that he mould oppofe the bill on the fecotvd reading. Mr. Joiliffe faid,; the proper time for oppofing, or amending the clauies of the bill, woukf~4>e when it came to a Committee. Leave was given. The Houfe went into a Committee on two a�ls of his prefent Majefly, granting certain powers t� the Governor of Canada, for egulatiflg the importation of corn and flour in that province, with a view to bringing in a bill to explain and extend thofe powers. Ordered the report to be received to-morrow. Adjourned. II O u Read 0  N  D  O   N. S E   of   LORDS, Tuesday, Feb. 23. a third -time, and pafi'-.\l,  the Marine Kiutiny bill. Adjourned to Wellminftcr-hall. HOUSE of CO M M O N S. 1 Tujsuat. Feb. 23. Mr. Adam prefented a petition from the rnanu-RtcTurers of Glafg.r.v, againll the Tobacco, bill, ". h-j'Ji was brought up and read ; but being found to contain cxpre!v.or,s, which the Speaker ob-icrved, .were riot admiihbie according to the forms of the Ilcufe, after fome converfation, it was agreed to grant leave to withdraw it, and that no notice mould be take.i of it in the minutes. Mr, Wille-fzrce rreved an itiilniflion to the 8rlcct Committee bis the Slave Trade; to fufpetid ?he cx~rr.inr.tion of evidence; againil the abolition, 1:1 order to examine Captains Hail, Faucon-bridge, and Wiifon, in favour of the abolition, thev being foon to leave the kingdom. }*'.rd Fenrhju wilhed to knbrV whether Mr. tvVi,!btfrf^:'ce had any other witneiTes to examine. itr, ll'ilbirforce ftid, he knew bf none but thefe shree. The.root]en was agreed to. A rr.clT.ie-c was received flom the Lords, that their Loi'dihip.s will proceed further in the tiial of Mr. Hauir.gs. on Thurfdny Mr. Jcllife faid, it his intention to explain the principle and the provisions of his intended bill fcr the improvement of Commonable Lands, had the IIonic been more fully attended. As, however, there was no opposition to the principle, he conceived there could be no objection *o granting leave to bimg in the bill, which he .then moved, referving the explanation of its elaufes till it cause bafor* the Houfe. Yefterd iy morning, at ten o'clock, the K'ng, accompanied by the Ear! of Beaulieu, and attended by Lord Vifcount Hinchinbrook, went from the Queen'o Lodge to Langley Broom, when his Majelty itarted a itag, which Ihewed a c^ace of three hours, and at two o'clock his Majefly returned to Windfor-Lodo-e to dinner. Yeilerday hts Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales paid a vifit to his Serene Highnefs the Duke of Orleans, at his houfe in South-ftfeet, Park-lane. M. de Fitzgerald, who was taken into cuflody at Madrid for aiTlrting too freely the doctrines which have given liberty to France, was releafed on the requiiition of the French Minifter. A private correfpondence has been difcovered betwixt the Emperor and General Dalton. It con fills of a feries : f letters, and clearly proves, that Dalton only acted in obedience to his Ma-jeiiy's command, in all the atrocities of which he was fuppofed to be guilty. The Belgic Patriots are taking meafures for translating thefe Letters into a variety of languages, that their late Sovereign's character may be well underllood. On the 23d of December, an infurreciion of the people happened in Conflantinople, on account of the fcarcity of provifion ; but it was foon fuppreiled by the Janiflaries, and about thirty of the mutineers were llrangled. The fpirit of Liberty has reached the gloomy defpotifm of Algiers.   The inhabitants having refufed to pay the fubfidies, the Dey L deter- . mined to force them at the paint of the fword. The Succefs, Kelly, from Oporto to Dublin, is loft on the tail of the Kirn; crew faved. The Jane and D;ana,  Handwith, from Virginia to Spain, is loll near the Capes. The Liberty, of Whitehaven, from Oftend to Virginia, is on more on the Goodwin Sands, but it is thought (he will be gotofF. Clerical meetings have been held, or are fum-mone  and which people wrote the policies. A third was committed for attending the numerical book} and telling people what numbers were und-awn, that they might infure them. A fourth was ptf-nifhed for taking infurances iri a book from houfe to houfe. A tilth was .fent to jail for attend'-ing in a public houfe to take infurances. The landlord wLjl lofo his licence. It is hoped the above exanipl. 3 will put people on their guard from committing any of the feid offences, as every flep feems taking to pnnifti the delinquents when difcovered. Yefterday and the day before federal more people were arretted for $00!. �each at the fuit of the Attorney General/ for felling illegal Chance* in the Lottery. Trial of Warren Hastings, Esq^. An argument took. place on* opening the evidence. Mr. Law. contended, that the Managers were not entitled to being evidence to any thing not directly fpeoi&edpin the charges as an aft' vf crimination.'' It "was, he faid, indifpen-fibly neceffary in every, prqfecution, that the matter\to be proved, mould be charged fpecifi-cally as' a crime againll the perfon to be tried. .-The meafar'es taken-'by Mr. Haftings for the colle�tiojw�^^|iifevenues* of Dinageporfi, and all the GtSjFZFjgLcs to whitfe the Managers had lately bictgut* evidence, were nqt in any one of the charges Hated fpecifically to, be crimes, and of courfe alledging that they were corrupt, was not con/Iitent wfth the regular forms of pifocefs before every criminal Court. In ait'f>ver to this, Mr. Anflruther faid, that in every trial by Impeachment, the Managers were conlantly permitted to bring proof to the whole of their cafe-and that to prove the corrupt motives by which an-ad was committed, was in reality to prove the guilt of the prifoner. The Lcfltd Chancellor over-ruled the objection of Mr. Latej'fcnd the Managers proceeded. .The faiftrfort of objection y/fa, feveral .Urn^ attempted in the courfr of this day's'ev'Idence, which confuted chiefly cf written documents, and always with tke fame fuccefs. ---Ml �� -r NORTH  WALES   CIRCUIT. James Hayes and Thomas*?otter, EfqfS. Jnglefey, Tuefday March 30* at Beaumaris. Carnar-jj/ijfrire, Monday Apfil 5, at Conway. Meriomtbjhire, Saturday April 1 o, at Bala. On Monday night at the acting of the Tempeft, at Drury-lane, the Drunken Butler, (Moody) was miffing-Mr. Dignum came forward, and made a fpeech to excufe the millake-He was hiffed off.-Mr. Benfley then came forward, and v ry politely ailured the Heufe, that Mr. Moody would be ready to perform in a few minutes.- Mr. Moody then appeared, begged pardon for the interruption, which he (aid was owing to a little bit of a .turn-over he had met with on Weit-minfler-biidge, in coming to tawn.  Yeilerday the following numbers were drawn prizes at Guildhall, viz.-Nos. 24,590, and 41,436, prizes of 2000I.-No. 17,409, a prize of 500I.-Nos. 11,070, 28,667, 30,559, 34,318, 12,769, and 46,351, prizes of iool.-Nos. 25,989, 46,295, 38,570, and 1,032, prizes of -50I. A grenadier, who was on duty laft Sunday at St. James's,- wantonly thruft his bayonet into the back of a boy's hand, whofe curiofity made him pulh rather too forward to fee the company going j to, and coming from, court. The brutal wretch threatened pvferve others, in the fame manner, faying that he had it in orders. A ibldkr in the Grcvs-has been fenteneed, by x Court. Martial, to be tranfported for Ufc rrf New South Wales," for linking, cutting, and maiming his Adjutant." His .Majelty .has iignified his approbation of the fentence. Yeilerday the Coroner's Jury for Surrey fate on the bodies of Francis Roberts, late engineer to the Sun fire-office, and nine other people/ -who were dug out of the fiie in Pedlars' Acre, and brought in their verdict'-Accidental Death. P.oberts, whofe humanity coft him his life in endeavouring to refcue others from danger, had been a fervant in the office 25 years, and was much refpedted for his honefly and induilry. The Directors, on this account, have, with a liberality that does them much honour, fent a temporary relief to his diftrefied widow, and have it in contemplation to make a permanent provifion for her. DIED. J On ihe 12th of this month, at Wigan, in Lancashire, in his 72d year, Ralph Thickncffe, M. D. who had practifed phyfick in that neighbourhood more than 30 years, with the greateft reputation. Dr. ThicknefTe was the eldeil branch of the ancient farriily bf Baterley Hole, in Staf-fordmirej and oorn to the pofleffion of thateilate. -Sunday, Mrs.' Chriiliana Jones, wife of Mr. Stephen Jones, of Fetter-lane.-Yeilerday morning, and not before, Mr. Wyatt, Surveyor and Infpector �f the Pavements to the city of London. BANKRUPTS. ThortiaS Reynold*, heretofere of the parifli of Tidenlnm, Gloucdterfliire, but late arid now of the city of B'iftol, rr. 1-finer ; to furrei.-d:r March 17, 13, and Apiil 6, at eleven, at the Whi'e-hart, in Broad-i leet, in the city of EriiiuJ. Attorney, Mr. Gabell, Li.icoln'i-inn, or R. Jacobs, Brirtol. Jaiv.es Lets the e-der and James Lees, the youngir, n rcn  ftiopJrcepel-; to furr^nier March I, a, Jnd April 6, at four, at the Tern-ple-ftreet Ta-.ern, in i'eaiple-ilf^et, Lv.'erponl. A^t rney, Mr. Hobrow, av b\tt poo!-, or Mr. WUdie, Barilet's-buildings, London. Dividends to be made. John Fletcher, of LWerpOo!, Larcathife, bookfeller and ftationer j March 18, at fur, at ihe London Tavern and Talbot l:\nt in Water-Arert, Liverj-oril. Rowhnri Ramftierty Richird Taylor, and Thomas Har-tifori, �tl of H�ilifajc> Yorkftire, c^rd-rnakrs and partner! ; April 19, at �er>,. at the T.tlbor, in Halifax. WitliiHl M taking) of the Stiand, io the p�ri& of St. Cle. ment Danes, Midd|efsx, holier and hatter; Aia.ch 20, at ten, at GuiUhai!, Lond&B. %  .    - . William Raiker, late of Bewdley, \Vorceft�r^>tre, grocej and (Urch maker; May if, at eleven, ar the George Inn, in B^woley.   Fir.al Dividendj .       �. - Samuel Hawes and J^ohn" Adcpclc, late of Wilton, Wilts, clotV.iers ^ March 19, at tea; at the Maidenhead Inn, in New Sarum. Certificates to be granted. John Bart�n, of Liverpool, Lmcaihire, h-ufe-builder and bricklayer jt on ot isfore March 16. . NorDiand M'l.eirl, of* Jamaica-raw, Surry, mailer marine-; on or before March 16. John Leach, of Blackburn, Lancaibire, cotton-manufac-tui�r; on or before Mare*] 16. Abraham Tyeth, of Truro, Cornwall, merchant; on or before March i�. fohn Brown, late of Bury, but now of LUtle Boltoni within 1'endl ton, Lancafhire, currier and leather-feller; on or before March 16. SALE   of  TIMBER. SUCH Perfons as are inclined to purchafe th� TIMBE^rat MOOIlCREE-N-^eir NOl'TlNGHAMj wluch luth b-.en a.lv2rtiG'J in this iJaper, are defired to (end their Proro'aL, in Writing, tj Mr. H. crfon,.who called himfclf JOHN' DAY, an.l Wid he came from Butkingham, did, on the 29'h of June I'.ft, leave in the cuftociy of Mr. Jahn Taylor, of Uppr BraiJes, near Shi^-fton aforefaid, a ftrorg. Bay CelJ'n.g, five years oid, about fifteen hand* high, bl c!c tnane 2nd tail, forr.e faidle-fpots, a little white round the fetlock joint of the off heel behind, and was when left, and tiili is, a little lame of the off foot before. . Since th � H.irfe wa-: fo lef;, two letters have been fe.it to Mfc Tayior, d:fi in^ h'nt� to feni the Hod to (Vie Red Lion. WrVite-Harf; Aifey, Cow-Crofs, London; bur, 011 enquir* there, no ftich jjerfjn a; }-.hn L>ay c.-ul.i b� totnd. Notice is hcri-by 1^ veti, That unlefS the faid H-vie. is claimeii, lud the. ch nge nf hia keep, an.l 'c'ie expenre.i of th: enqu lies and acverti'inj, fee. ire paid within �r.e Hjonth from the dst's he e if,   he �\vill hi f'-ld tj, A*ctin-i, at the Bell iu Suipfton ai'o.eiViJ, 10 defray tiie faid ex-peni-e.-;. '.. '" Further partitil! rs miy be kna.fn'Jf.orrl, and 3pp'.i.-3"'.m is Jefi.cd t;> be made to, Mr. Fiadon, Attorney, at Ship^. ft  iardt'> a d ligi.tcd, BEGINS the Summer work on Mondayj March 1. Sets out from the K;rig's-Head Inn, in the Market Place, Norwich, at three c/clock, and from the Cull Inn, Bi!h:pfgite, at five o'clock ev.t? day (Sunday^ excepted). Thi� alteration takes pl^ce by the reqiieft of many very . refpeftable fr'-nds; who wifh to be iri London at an early hour.   The Coicii will b: at the Crown, Attieboiough, at five o'clock; White-Hait, Thetford, at fcve�; and at the Ram, Newmarket, at ten o'clock. The Pi-oprietars hSve great fatibfacliin in ackr'Ow'edging the marked preference their Coaches have continued to experience j but as a reduction in the fares 'van only be fup-porteJ by an increafe of pafiengers, and being ever deliiouS of acemmodatirg the public, they hav-", at a v-'>-y con-fiderable expence, erefted tv.o new elsgant double Coaches to cairy four infiiet in each body, in wfi;ch the C'o.npany ar� peifeftiy diftinfr. _ OnW one outfid', with the Cuv.d, can he conveyed on the ronf, for whom a feat is provided io ihe front, and tw� on the box. This plan they have ad-ipted in preference to . crjwding fix pafltngers into 3 Coach intended only for f ur^ and loading the "roof with outrides,at a very reduced fare* The Proprietors have the f^tisfaftion of affuri'iij the pu.'.'ic, the new C^rrugrt6 are conftruiled on the mod approved pria-ciples, and are found ore re;:2,\?e  be' psrfcfl'y fat-, eafy, an! cammodious, and t .ey flatter themfetiret e^ixz tj agtecble to their fiends a; the prefent Expediti jn. ROB. aad I. L. MARSH, and J. 3URK., P,c lopne'ors. MANSFIELD, Feb. 16, 1790. IN confequence of his Grace the Duke of New-. caill-, as Lord Lieutenant of the County of N. tring* ham, having in compliance with the Requisition ma'.fs 10 h;m for that purpofe, calkd a General Mee;ing ef iht Fnerds tot�ie prefent Eftabliihment in CfcurCh and State, to take int:> confiderarion proper measures for the defence of the Conftitdtion, a Meering was this day held, at the Moot-hall, in this town, when, notwithstanding the morning wa� very rainy and unfavourable, a larger number of Gentry, Clecgy, and refpeclable Fieeholiers were aiiembled, than, ever remembered up>n any farmer oscafion. The Hon. Henry Sedley being raited to the Chair, and having opened, the nature of the bulinefs ifi a very coi.cifs and per inent rnann.'r, it was unanimoully agreed, Tkataa attempt was profeffedly fit on roof "by ihe DrrL-nters 1 ror* the eiitirch of England to ohuin a REPEAL of the TES T an.l CORPORATION AuTS. Wiiereupcn it wasr.foLcd, \vit^out one diiTenting voice, Firil, That there is a uccefTary connexion between Government of Cuich and State, and that consequently the E/lail-lhmeiit of the Church cf England, acknowledging the fa.-ne head, a? the fountain of Ecclefia.lical and C'n'il Auth.-rity, is the firin;fr bulwark and fuppo.t of a limi.ed monarciiy, as. etrab'ifhid at tlx glorious Revolut.'un, and is cah: iiat-.d to 'fr^lirve our Rights and Liberie* fr -e from thi oppr-ffim -'f   an atb'trary  f ch of on the one han-J, a Republic  on rhe a'ii the Faitions a;:d Tutbuience other. Secondly. That it isthe opinion of this Meeting,-in cafe ar.y Petition (hould be prcfented to Parliament for the Rep-al of the Tcfl atjd Corpora'io:i Afls, or any Moti >n be made so that effect, that a Counter Pe iti>n be t' en p-,t;-fente,Jj praying that rhe la:d AO-: m?y n.itbe repealed. Tt'irdljr, That thefe ReLiutions be communicated to the R"pr�!ep.tatlves of this County, and of the feveia! Boroughs therein; and alfo to the Members 'f 'he Town of N tting. harn, nnd that they are requefted. if they coincide with this Meeting in opinionj ti exert their b�-ft eiuleavoars to prevent an. infringement of our happy Con ^itutin. Fourthly, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to thofe Members of the Houfe of Commons who ftood forth , in De'er.ce of ocr Constitution on a former occafi�n. Fifthly, That the Thanks �f this Meeting be given to ths I.or-I Lieutmant of this county, for his ready compliance with the requeif inaJe to him.ro call thi-. Meeting, and for the encrm agcm�nc nt has given to the Friends of the prefent Ell '.l.liihmerjt, by fo warmly expreifing his wifhes for their fuccefs. S x-hly, Tliat the Thanks of this Meeting be given to th* Cluir.'iiin, and tliathe be wqueiled to make thefe Refolutiona public,   

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