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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 8, 1790, London, Middlesex                                Price Thiee-Pence Halfpenny omr. From  TRU R S 6 A Y,  April  8, to  3Af P^AY April M" '"' 10, J79Q' 8814 FRIDAY, April 9. Tefierdsy arrived the Mail from France* Copenhagen* March 9* HE charter, of^the Afiatic nearly pre-renew- ing it with fome amendments. Frankfort, March 13. A difpute has arifen between ^ the two Vicars of the *"3SSSBfsSs3^.V^ Empire relative to their arms. The Ele&or Palatine wimes to have the Eagle of the Empire added to the arms of his Houfe, but this is oppofed by the Saxony; however, we hope this not dillurb the tranquillity which fills between thofe two Courts. Grejbeim, in the Principality of Darmfladt, �March 8. Oi the night of the 5th and 6th inft. three flrong Ihocks of an earthquake were felt here. The Jail was the moil violent; but neither of them did any conliderable damage. &-n. 11 � 'j..... ..... Ele&or of difference will otherwife fub- S  H i   P - N  E  W   S. Deal, April j: Wind'N. E. blows hafd. Came down and failed, with the Scout floop and Nimble cutter, the Durham, Beatfon, for Quebec. No fhip in the Downs. L   O   N   D   O   N. : The French Minifler of Marine, in a. letter dated t!  they muft receive a feverer blow in that department than any" they could fuffer in a War with us. A lift and condition of their Heet have been publifhed at Paris very-lately, with the " tondition of every fhip, by which it appear*, that at thi* period they could not put 30 fail of the line to fea The following particulars of a tranfa&ion fome-what remarkable are conveyed to the public in a Jnorning print of yeilerday, by the channel of a letter from a Mr. Fergufon to Mr. Burgefs, Secretary to the Duke of Leeds, of date the 8th of December, 1789. It appears that during the courfe of lafl furn-frier, frequent complaints had been made by the Court of France to the Britilh Adrninifhation, of a number of acts of depredation committed by Sritiih failors, on the nets and other fifliing tackle of French'fishermen, filhing.on the Britifh coail, contrary to treaties betwixt the two nations. Thefe complaints produced a fort of compro-ihife -or agreement betwixt the two Courts, by which it was determined to punifh, in an exemplary manner, the firft perfons who fhould be guilty of this outrage, whether Britilh or French. There codid appear no fort of ne'eeffity for making a public proclamation of this agreement, as it fnuft be evident to every man in his fenfes that the feizing on, or deflrojiiig the nets of filhermen of any nation, allowed by treaty to fifh on the Britilh coaft, was an illegal and unwarrantable aft. In confequence of the above agreement, the Hope (loop, of Cowes, was'feized by certain French fifhermen, and the mafter, Thomas Hollis, and his erew, carried prifoners to Boulogne Sur Mer on the 12th of May lair.   The floop was condemned in the Vice-Admiralty Court; ^nd had it not been for the interference of the Duke of Dorfet, tfie. then Britifh Ambaflador at Paris, Hollis and his crew would have been hanged.-- They were, however, fentenced to be branded on the Jboulder in the public market place at Boulogne,; to pay a'fine of 4.00 li-vres, and condemned to the galleys for three years.    Againll this fentence, (certainly a pretty fevere one) they it feems appealed to the National AJfembly of France.   The fate of that application we are entirely ignorant of? though we may prefume, from the length of time thathas elapfed, and the publication of the above letter, that no relief has been obtained__ The fole queftion before the public feems to be this : whether thefe unfortunate men were, or were not, actually guilty of feizing, or deflroying, the nets of French fubjefts? If they were not guilty of fuch a depredation, it certainly becomes Admh.iilration to interell themfelves to procure their releafe from the hard and difgraceful pu-Tiifhment to which they have been fentenced by the Court of Admiralty of Boulogne. The two Swedifh Eaft-Indiamen, that have been at Portsmouth fmce the beginning of July lafl, are now ordered home, under the convoy of two 44. gun frigates and two cutters. One of the cutters is at Spithcad; the other, and the frigates, overfhot the port in the late fqually weather, and are faid to b; get in 10 Plymouth. His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence -de-ferves credit for the accurate manner in which ;he lives.-^-He pays efF all his tradefmen at the 'end of -every month.-By this means he never runs in debt, and as he does not game, he has always money at command to defray his expences in a fplendid manner, though his income is not a ; quarter part of that of many private Noblemen. -This mode of conduct will preferve to him the affeftions of his countrymen. The character of the new King of, Hungary will be found to differ but little from that of his predeceffor. The leading features.in the character of Jofeph, as Emperor of Germany, were inordinate ideas of his own unlimited authority, and an imprudent hahV to introduce reform and innovations, without regard to the difpofition or temper of his fubjefts. Such were precisely the leading features of the charafter of Leopold, as Duke of Tufcany. Obftinacy, even in the right, contrary to the wifhes or the prejudicesof his people, may be a fatal error in a Sovereign. In the Upper-Lufatia, a fort of \vb:te earth is found, of which the poor, in times of fcarcity, make bread.--It is taken from a hill, where there was once a fait-work.- 1 hey take this earth, and place it in the fun, and when it is fufticiently warmed, a number of fmall. gobules appear to ooze from it, of a drv fubftance.-It is then mixed in various proportions with meal, and made into bread.-It has the peculiar quality of continuing fit for ufe, after the lapfe of feveral years.  The Marquis de Miremont Berrieux, of the ] family of the Counts de Miremont in Auvergne, died lately at his feat at Belval, near Laon, in the 74th year of his age. The Jbyjfnian Bruce is to be made a Baronet, and has got leave to dedicate his great work to the King. Extract of a Letter from Chatham, Aprils. " His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence, we are affured, intends honouring this place with his prefence' at the launch of the Queen Charlotte, of no guns, oc Thurfday next, the 15th of this month, and it is fuppofed the Prince of Walei and Duke of York will accompany their royal brother. ...  .. " The Royal George^ of 110 guns, is ready for failing to Plymouth, and only waits a fair wind; (he is to be navigated to that port under the infpeftion of William Nicholfon, -Efq; one of the Mailers Attendant of this Dock-yard.*' Extracl of a Letter from Wolverhampton, April 7. " On Wednefday laft a very extraordinary cir-cumftance happened upon the New Road, made for the convenience of carriages, &c. to gain an ea-fier afcent, and avoid the Hones up the fteep from the Lower Town to the High Town, Bridgnorth : as the waggon of Mr. Bradfhaw, of Chef-terton, was coming down,  loaded with forty bags of wheat, without a wheel being hocked, the breech-band broke upon that part of the road which runs clofe to the declivity of the rock, and which is guarded by railing, the horfes were unable to refift the weight thus precipitately thrown upon them, and the driver, with much prefence of mind, turned them fuddenly to the contrary fide of tl\e road, in hopes, by croffing the waggon, to llopr ft* career, and avoid the impending danger; but it unfortunately then ran backward againft th e railing, broke it, and tumbled down the declivity, dragging the horfes after it; and wonderful -to tell, after falling from a height of more than fifty feet, r,ot a horfe was killed, or even fo much hurt but to be fmce able do to their ufual work. A parallel inftance of efcape in any fimilar accident, and from fuch apparently imminent deftruc-tion to thefe uieful creatures, ie probably nbt to be produced." Sittings appointed in London and Middlefex, before the Right Honourable Alexander Lord Loughborough, Lord Chief JufKce of his Majesty's Court of Common - Pleas, at Weft-minller, in and after Eaftef Term, 1790 : On Tuefday lafl was tried, at the Quarter Sef-Ifions at Wefhninfter> an aft ion for an, afl'auk, at tthefuit-of William Fearne,,coachman to'the Rev. .'Doftor Parker, againft one Cox, or Coke, a ^perfon employed in. the cofieftiiig of the horfe doty,  at Hyde-Park-Tilrnpilftfe. /The circutr.-" 'fiances are thefe :-The Doftor and his Lady \ were palling through the Turnpike in their coach ; after they had paffed the gate, the Defendant run up'to the ho* its'heads and ftbpped them, demanding a ticktt K�. �he day.   The coachman told him the horfes were his mailers, and not upon a job.   The fellowftill perfrfted, and-nearly puUed the coachmanjoff his box.   Another carriage juft paffing at the time, got entangled with the Doctor's carriage, and had almod Overturned it; happily, hpweyer, no damage enfued.  The fafts were proved, and Mj. Mainwaring, in his charge to the jury, mentioned >a late decifion in the King's Bench, where the law is laid down to be thus : that no Toll-gatherer can flop horfes, or carriages, after tfeey n^ve paffed the gate.   Cox was found guilty, andTentenced to three months imprifonment. Lall week, as the workmen were digging under the parfonage-houfe at Brighthelmllone, for the purpofeof enlarging the cellar/ they difcovered,.at about the diftancg-ofrtwe-feet from thfc.tur�ace�,..a complete human {fcej&aii, a]&)itt(3the middling fla-ture; As it had b�en:dep6;&te Knoy  Wiibecti, in the County of. Camb^'id^e, will be refpeelfully attend-to,     f, .-v ^ .   -.   - .�'       i&W f s 'W^A^WtCKSHIRE*-'- r- ^ � Mf; JOHN' ftAR^BRSj BANKRUPTC^X ALL Perfons having any Claims -cVvDemand^ , upon the Elkt^Tad. Efljjar^P Mr..John Barber, i.te of Weddingtonn in the County of Wa5wicCJ'''b*titfndvJ,'of Drayton, in the County of' Leicefter, Miner and C>al Dealer, are�defued to ftjet a Particular thereof to fi4r. Owen, At-^'wrney,-'in Atherftone, Oil or bef.te tbefirft Day*ot' May  f Cra/ton and Pa;i(h of Wing, in the County with fuitabtc Out^ Acres and a Roods of Land, Part P flWfion of Thomas Year7"at "tne"'R�rfrof of Bucks j confifting of a Farm-Houfe, h ildj_ir� the Buildings,' a'nS about 167 l^Ei-^ehaid^a^d Part Cc^ Woodman, as Tenant frjip V'^ar-'to 9?1.; andalfj a Cottage a Pi-ce of-Grouad adjoining, let at the yfeaily Rent j>�' .$.&uk\c*jt. . "'- ' y % For furtljer Particulars apply to Thomas S;nith, Efij^ No. 10, LiacoInVInn..        . .jf f 8?� A Middlefex. Friday, Thurfday, Thurfday, Tuefday', April 23 29 May 6 11 After Term. Tuefday,   -   May 18 London. Saturday,   -   April 24. Friday,        - 30 Friday, - , May 7 Wednefday,    -      12 After Term. Wednefday,    May 19 The Zephyr, Mofs, from London, to Cardiff, is carried into Cherburgh, with much damage, after having been on fhore. Since the paffing of the Marriage A�l, only two clergymen have been fentenced Tor marrying perfons irregularly, and contrary to the regulations of that Aft. The firft was Mr. Wilkinfon, father to Mr. Wilkinfon, manager of the York Theatre. The fecond was the clergyman lately convicted at Leicefter affizes.-This is a flrong proof of the confeientious, or at leaft wary conduct, of the Clergy. , Wednefday afternoon, about five o'clock, as Mr. Levi, the Jew broker, and another gentleman, were returning to town from Harwich in a poil-chaife, they were flopped at the Whalebone, near Romford, by two genteel highwaymen, well mounted, who robbed them of their purfes, and then rode off towards the forefl, threatening, if they ventured to look after them, to return and blow their brains out: the highwaymen had each a handkerchief tied over his face. SEMINARY of TEN PUPILS.   , Vacancy for One. AMARRIED CLERGYMAN, whofe De-parcment has long been the Education of Youth, and to whofe Lot it has fallen to prepare many for the Scenes of aftive Life befote their Entrance into the World, aj well as others for the Univerfity, and the Number of whofe Pupils is limited to Ten'," the better to comprehend the Emulation of public and the Virtues, qf private Inftruflio'n, has now a va. canCy for Ont. T-he.rSItuation Is healthy, pleafanr, and within Ten Miles of" Londo.i; the Treatment liberal; the Pupils enjoy almoft every Convenience they could expert at Hojne j and the Advertifer can refer to Perfons of Eminence, whofe Children have been intrufted to his Care, for full fatisfa&ion concerning his Moral and Literary Character, a� well as ftrift Attention7 to the Improvement of his Scholars,, not only in Claflical Knowledge and Virtue, but alfo the Modern Languages and Difcoveries of the later. Ages. The Stipeni is 8ol. per Annum, which includes every Species of inftrudtiOD, except Miific, Drawing, and Dancing. Sketches of the Plan and Mode of Education may be had, by applying to Mr. JefFerysi Jeweller, No. 01, Fleet- ftreet. , [86* To H the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of SOUTHAMPTON. Gentlemen, AVING been this Day approved of at proper Pcfons to reprefent this County in Parliament, at the.next General Election, at as numerous a County Meeting as was ever aflembled on a fim'il.r 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 our Favour, we take the Liberty, jointly, to folicit the Honour of your Votes and lntcrefts. "We ate perfuadeil that the uncommon Succefs we have each met with in our Canvas, as well as the general Voice exprelfed this Day in ou* Favour, proceeds from your Zeal fjr the Independence of the County. The Encouragement which we have already received, leaves us little Room to doubt of "oor final Succefs : but we truft, that even fo flattering a Profpecl will not irfduce our Friends to relax from tbis.ir Exertions in our Favour, if our Opponents Should, notwithflanding what has palled this Day, pcr-fcvere in their Intention to go to aJ�oll. Permit us to allure you, that if we ihould have the good Fortune to be the objects of your Choice, we (hall endeavour to-d;fcharge our Duty,- as Reprefentatives of this great and refpedlable County, by aconftant Attention to its particular-1 nterf.fis, as *jsll as by fupporting the true Principles of the Coirftitutron, and by endeavouring tQ promote the general Profp^rity of the Country. Wc have the honour to be, with the wirmeft Gratitude, and the fincrreft Refpedt, Geqflemen, joiirmoft devoted and faithful Servants, WILLIAM HEATHCOTE, WILLIAM CHUTE.; Wlnchefter, Jan. 14, 1790. ' [187 To    ;bc*    L   �   T   T,         For a Term of Ysars, SUBSTANTIAL BRICK DWELLING-house, fituated at upton, near Windfor, lareiy in the Occupation of Mrs. Hubbard, - deceai'ed; conllfling of two Parlours, a Kitchen, Brewboufe, and Dairy, &a Bedchambers, befides Garrets ; with two Stables, two Coach-Houfes, a Barn, and other Out-Oj�ces ; a Garden,.and twelve Acres of Orcharding, adjoining* ' Upton is two Miles-from Windfor, three from Colnbrook asd twenty from London. * For Particulars apply to Mr. Rounds, Solicitor, Wind-for.___  ^       [864 To be LETT, On a repairing Le  which feveral Stations it is well knnwn lie accui.uiatrd Three Thouland Pour-ds, has abfoonded, and ltft Jiis Wife chargeableto the ParWh of L'fs, in Harrpth're; ar.d as th-rre is gre4t Reaf in to fuppofe he is now lfving in fume retired Part of th: Kingdors, whoever will inform the Ovrr.'eers of thie above Patifh whe^.- he refides, fo that he m ly te profe;u: �i to Cgnvidtidn, Ihall b". entrlrd tot e a'.iovi Rew^r J. JOHN' STO\E, WILLIAM KELL, Lifs, near Pe^ersfield, March 11, i,?o. trrcr-. r-   

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