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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 27, 1790, London, Middlesex (L O D N. ) V -1 'IT Price Three-Pence Halfpenny okly. From TUESDAY, April 27, to THURSDAY, April 39, 1790. WEDNESDAY) April 28. from ito LONDON GAZETTE. ^Gajhi ton-House, April 26. r^j^HfS day Count Revicfcky, ^"^il/j Envoy Extraordinary and Minifter Pfettipoten-tiafy from his Royal and (\ A pfoftolick Majefty the psm3&) King of Hungary and ' Bohemia ; And the Count de Wedel Jarlfberg, Envoy Extraordinary from the King of Denmark, had private audiences of his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales. To which they were introduced by Sir Clement Cottrell Dormer, Knt. Mailer of the Ceremonies. hrefden, Apil j 4. The Elector has appointed Count de Schonberg, Count de Riaucour, and jBardn de Loeben, to be his Ambaffadors at the Meeting convoked the ift of July next, at Frank-forty for the Ele&ion of a new Emperor. Baron de Schall, Envoy Extraordinary from the Ekftor of".Cologne, had on Sunday laft his firft fcudferVce of the Elettor, to deliver his credential^. The Landgrave of Hefl'e-CafTel has appointed Mr. de Wei� to be his Minilter at this Court. "Commtf&ts in the Worcefterfture Militia, Jigned iy the Lord Lieutenant. RaJph Skr#ne Wylde Browne, Gent. Lieutenant. Dated April io, 1790. John Kelly, Gent-. LientenAht. Dated April 11, 1^90. George Lloyd, Gent. Lieutenant. Dated April in? if$a. Ye ft er day arrived the Mail from Holland. Vicuna, vo._regiments,of infantry, and two �f cavalry* the^iiuiftars^of Wiirmfer and bf Bmeric Efterhazyj 'fliall pafs into the Low-Coaatrits immediately. 5 H I P - N E W S. Deali April 25* Arrived and failed for the River the Valentine, Lewis, from China $ Mary, Simpfon, from Grenada; Bacchus, Btiog, from Oporto ; Liftxm packet j Hare* froth Ltfbon J John, - Owen> from Jamaica; Mercury*,-Gilefpie, from Eharles-Town Worcefter, Holiday, from Honduras j BelHferius* Atiderfon, from the 5oqth SeaJ Hunter* .Martin, from Mogadore; Hambutghi HilU from Carolina; Minerva, Da-vifon, from the Streights; Baffeterre, Blair, from St..J&tVs ; and Maxwell, Kennedy* from Tene-rifl�4:b|b^'a!n~*ia the Downs the Princefs Royal, Warden Haftings, Worcefter, and Hawke India-men, and (hips as before; Wind S. W. _ Deal, Ajirili6\ Wind N. E. Sailed for the River the Catherirte, Grieve, and Wiiiiarii, BfiX toft, from Honduras; and Dtindas, Moore, from Li&oti. Remain in the Downs the. Cockatrice tutter ; Warren Haftings, Ha\frke, and Worcefter Eaft-Iadiamett. galled the Princefs Royal for India, with the idk of fhe oatward-bourid as"' before/ Qrawjend, April if. PafTed by the Jenny, C*W from Guernfey ; Prineefs Mary, Howard, and Jane, Crockett, from Dublin ; Dorcas, Roft, from Beifaflj Difpatch, Pavln, from St! Mi-fchaeK; Brothers, Smith, and Wefton Galley, Bufcham, froih Oporto ; 8t. Lawrence, Hood, front Charlefton ; Tritoft, Harding, from Water-fbrdi; aa^Cijerrtarit,^ CoUey, from Virginia^ Grattefettdt April �6. Paffed by thr Atlan-tkk, Bailee frt>* ,Africa> Charlotte; BeBel; Glafgow, Bettsj St; George, Hill; Witliaj^and Hannah, Giles; Harriot, Phelps; Diligence, Andrews; Triton, Oak; Hope* Long; and King George, Summers, from Lifbon ;'fle"afant Hil^ Broom, from Sicily; lAv^Caic*Hollowly, front Meffina; Triton, Barries, from -Cadti ; Ki^fejr HalU. Bell, and York, Dod"d, from Oporto; Maey, Thd*pfon� from Grenada; Jbhn, cwehi Wn Jamaica; Terinagant, Wallace,\from Vir-inia ; Belltfkrius, Andeffon, from the "South Sea; p arUogtan^ Swinburn, from P^minicat; MiddU-ifcx, Rogers, and Ganges, Ga^auh, from China 5 aodRofe, Betnpfter, froiii B#n|al," L ON DO N. Yefterday their Majefties an* the Princefles Royal, Augufta, Elizabeth, Mary,' Sophia, and Amelia took an airing to Kew-Palaee, and after viewing the gardenvfce. the King, Cfoeen, and three elder Princeflps, returned to Buddngham-houfe to dinner, leaving the three younger" Princeffes at Kew, their ufual refidence. Yefterday afternoon his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence had an interview wi;h the. King at Buclcingham-houfe. Their Royal Highneftes the Dukes of York and CLrence were yefterday in the Houfe of Commons to hear the debates. Yefterday the Duke of Portland had a private audience of the Princcof Wales at Carleton-houfe. Yefterday evening their Royal Highne/Tes the Prince of Wales and Duke of York, with a numerous aflembly of Nobility and Academicians, dined at the Royal Academy, Somerfet-houfe. The total amount of the feveral branches of public Revenue, under the heads of Cultoms, Excife, Stamps, and Incidents, for the weekending April 22, 1790, is 254,8941. 3s. 3fd. The Guardian man of war iruck on the ice about ten days after lhe left the Cape.-A pretty plentiful fupply of cows, goats, and poultry had been laid in at the Cape, proper for the long voyage they had to accomplifti.-All the crew were in high fpirits at their departure.-When fhe firft ftruck, fome hopes were entertained that the leak might be flopped, but the means tried' were foon found ineffectual and fruitlefs.-There were five boats in all, and thefe were then the only refource.-One of .thefe was foon ftove, and fome people perifhed immediately, a dreadful fight to the furvivors, which (hewed them their perilous fituation.- Mr. Rieu would not leave the ftiip-He was feen walking on deck by the people in the boat under the command of Mr. Clements, the Mafter, when at a confiderable diftance.-One of the other boats happening to want a quadrant, folicited one from Mr. Clements-in the interval of delivering it, Mr. Crouther, the Chaplain, jumped out of the boat in which he was, into that where Mr. Clements had the direction,, and. hy that means- preferved his life.-No accounts have been received of the other boats ; without a fufficient fupply of water, and in a boifterous ocean, their lituation muft have been dreadful. It is not true that Captain Riou remained alone on board the Guardian. Several of the bands continued with him, and they had not given up all hopes of faving the fhip, as they were within thirty-five leagues of the pretended fituatroiT of Kerguellan'j Land. It was, we much fear, in the idle fearch of that land in the clouds, that the dreadful calamity happened. , Among thofe who are fuppofed to have perifhed by the wreck of the Gu.trdian man of war, is the Hon. Mr. Pitt, only fon and heir of Lqcd Camel-ford, whj embarked as a volunteer to Botany-bay, from mere, motives of curiofity. He is reported to have ftaid with the Captain until the laft, and to have fhared the deftiny of that brave but unfortunate officer. The Bufbridge Indiaman, juft arrived, brings advice that the General Goddard was to be dif-patched from Bengal to Madras in about ten days, and that the Earl of Chefterfield arrived at Bengal from Bencoolen the latter end of November. Yefterday a Court of Aldermen was held at Guildhall, at which the Lord Mayor, Recordt*, fixteen Aldermen, and Mr. Sheriff Newman, were prefent. The Court ordered the price of bread to be continued as before. The Court ordered their unanimous thanks to the Right Reverend Father in God the Lord Bifhop of Lincoln, and to the Reverend Dr. Courtenay, Rector of St. George, Hanover-Square, for their Sermons preached before the Lord Mayor and Ald�rmen at St. Bride's, on Monday and Tuefday in Eafter week laft. The thanks of the Court were given to the Rev. Mr. De Coetlogon, Chaplain to the Lord Mayor, for his Sermon preached hefore his Lord-fhip, the Judges, Aldermen, Serjeants at Law, a?nd City Officers, on Sunday la'ft, being the firft Sunday in Eafter Term, at the Cathedral Church of'St. Paul; and he' was defired to print the fame, and (end a copy to every Member of the Court, ; Alexander Rofs and Charles Hyndes were admitted ahd fwom Setjeants at Mace of the Wood-flreet Comptef, m the room, of William Brent afod'Gcorge Tsleedharn, deceafed. *'. ; The InquefLbf the parifh of St. Sepulchre, in the Ward "of Fafringdon Without, made a pre-" fentment of feveral ruinous houfes in Cloth Falri and the City Solicitor" was ordered to put fo much Of the Adl.of Parliament of 14th of George III. into execution, as related to the fame, in order t6 their being fpe?dily taken down by the owners. 4 Exfma �/* a Letter fftomSttxkholbi, April 6 iftuch int the, dark afactaf it 0 yeftetday* Wheii we reaervad- tBt wbff agf*eWe ihtelligjenee of Ms living fafely arriye r May 19, so, and June 8, at three, at Garter's Tavern, in the Hign-itneet, Birmingham. Attornies, MefT.Kinderley and Lorg, Symond's-ina, Chanceiy-lane, London, or Mr. Brooke, in Birmirigharn. R'Chard Herbert, late of the Gjwq. of Lancafter, fail-maker ti funendet May 10, 12, and June 8, at eleven, at the Grapes, in Juancafter. Attorney, Mr. Baldwin, in L-�n-Cjller. Adam Barber, jof ChofttTfre?(J, Derbjjbire, /w>r>monger ; to fuwe;H3eT"Elay to, it, and June g, at three, at (he Three Horfeftoes, in Chefterfield. Attorney, Mr. Benjamin Sparke, Chancery-Iajie, London, or Mr. Deacon, Chefterfield. John C?r*-fr, of Ciicklade, Wilts, money fcrivener; to funender May 10, at five, i�, at ten, at the Ram Inn, in Cir-nccilcr, ar,d June 8, at ten, at the Bull Inn, in.Fair--ford, Gloucerterflike. Attorney, Mr. William "lhompfjn, at Wantage, Berk*. Dividends to be made. Thomas Simpfon, of Gatefhead, Durham, linen-draper, hofier, ami haberdafher; May 31, at eleven, at the White-hart Inn, in Newcaftle upon Tyne. William Parry, late of Hereford, cornfa∨ May l", at eleven, at the Bufli Tavernj in Corn-flreet, Biiftol. Final D.vidend. John Tolltdy, of Miftley, Iffeir, merchant; June 5, at five, at Guildhall, London. John H?ckett, late of Birminglwm, Warwickshire, oil and colourman, (carrying on trade under the firm of John Hackett and Co.) j May 25, at four, at the Shakefpeare Tavern, in New-ftreet, Birmingham. James Potter, of Liverpool, Lancafljire, merchant; June 5, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. George MacJureth, of Tower dock, London, dealer and chapman j June 1, at eicven, at Guildhall. Final Dividend. Henry William Guyon, of Broad-ftreet, in the city of London, merchant and infurance-broker, (earning on trade under the firn^ of Stephen Guyon and Co.); July 8, at ten, at Guildhall. 1'Vilip French the younger, and William French, of the parifh of St. Jo n, of Wapping, Middled*, ironmongers and copartnery; May 35, at ten, at Guildhall, London. John Hawkins, of Friday flreet, London, merchant; May 29, at tea, at Guildhall, London. Thoiias Viguers, of the Strand, Mirlrllefrx, woollen-draper, (fon and furviving partner of Thomas Vjguers, late 0/ the fame place, woollen-draper, deceafed ;) June 5, at five, at Guildhall, London. Final Dividrnd. Lawrence Wenham, of Joiners-halUbuildings, Upper Thamea^ftreet, in the city of Lo�6on, wine-m�chant j june-5, at eleven, at Guildfeall, London. John Peter* and' Alexandw Peters, of the Borwjgh of Southwark, Surry, 1'men-drapars and cepartnert; May 19^ at ten, at Guildhall, London. Final Dividend. Edward Baker, of St. James's-maiket, in the parift of St. James, and Liberty of Weftminfter, Mid.dlefex, butcher; June 5, at fix, at Guildhall, London. John Hawkini, of Fridaf^ftreet, Lopdojj, mdrcHa^t; May ;9, at tert,,at Guildhall, London. . | Jane* Willis.^f Pudding-lane, in tlie city of London, merchant; June 5, at five, at Guildhall, London. 1 Willisrtl France, now. or late of Blackburn, LancaAire, fajrafier; May ao, at ten, at the BuliVhead Inn, in Maft-chefter. Final Dividend. t Certificate} to be granted. ' Jinaa Wilfori Gtentori, of Liverpool j Lancashire, merchant ; on or WforS May iS. Simon Laearul, late of Chatles-ToWn, in America, but �;
f Academies. 't TWO YOHNG LADIES; whbv ^oih fech* liarCircumftjnces, are under the Kecefuty of leekinifr Situstio s abroaJ, beg the Attention of thofe Ladies, td whorti they particularly addrefs rhtmfelvK. The e^|eft p >IVe(Tied of ev: y domeilic Req'iifr.e, and Slcit-with a mili Uifpnfirion, would fsel herfeif fi'ngulxrly fiippy in being Covnpanion to an elderly. Gentlewoman j tru.ftingj'fttis ea- p ble ol rendeiiog herfeif both ufelul iaA a|teejikiei The \ouxger, (whofe A�}Uvreriients aVe more fuj ted to th'rt I/ne of' Lite), wilhc* to becomia Teacher at fome gehttfel Acaifemy^ having received fiart ijfher EJjcatjrn in a 0*Vent. fihe fpeaks,* write?, and has a.grirmMtical ^rirtwletfge of the French Lang'iage} Ba� alfb rtia^e an efcte�6*e-l'rl�gre*� '.n Mufic, botii ot-which fhe will undertake to teach, trid moia-over is verfedlin'rhe fubordinate Neeejlariea.of FenriJtt'j�fJucy� tion, h ving for fome time lup lintenaed a luiall bcliuoUn the V.cinity of London.. . ' ' . The m�ftexpl-CTtand�candid ^xpJarlSttioill w:i!;4rgfv%riv"rjjf'-perfonal Ap^l^CJti>r., or bj Letttr, at Mr. Be*r*si- tkii} '�-Paternofler- row* , . , � � \ � . ' ' ' ' ' 1 *" .?*.l.rU-'"V . - ROYAL GROVE* . ' ' .' ASTLEY's, WESTMiNSTER-BMPGE. ;* rip HIS prefent Tueftiay, and every .feylwilg-' JL- .this We^k, ' ' ' ''. V ... .� A new Mufi-al Piece, called! ' �' THE MONSTER} : : Or, THE WdUNDEb-LADiES. The EQUESTRIAN PEDESTilt-' ' In which will be delayed, a moft (urprifing OSWieijei ill 1 a great N imbex of HORSES. A new Dine.-, called The FROLIC. A newMufial t'itt,-, call'd The SHAM GHOST; Or, Tiv. MUXER. OUTWlT'^ED'. The Decorations, Mufic, ai,d Dfe|?es,'entirely nevV. Several Feats of Aftiv^ty on Horftbatk, a frigular Cmteil of Man'y Ability, by a capi'tal Groups of i'uinrt i*. . Harp, Vi.ilin, Mandoline, French Horn, Double Bak} Guitar> Trumpet, K-ettle-Drilms, &c. tic. The Evenings Amufements to cdiclude with A Gtand HEROIC and HISTORICAL PANTOMIME* In Three Parts (never exhibiied) called The SIEGE of QilEBEG j cr, The DEATH of GENtRAL WOLFE; Englilb. Characters 1 Brigadiers Monckton, Towriflie'nd and Murriv, by Meflrs. FOX, GRIFFINi'and CONNELL; A jutant> Mr. CARRj Surgeon Adair, Mr. DAV7S; Two Non - Commiilioned Otticers (Lasers of Loaifa)> MelT. CROSS MAN and WaLLACK. ; Grenadier, Mr. JONES ; Servam, Mr. TAYLOR j Louifa (Adjutant's Daughter) MifsSMl'lH} ar.a General Wolfe hy young ASTLEY; Fr&nch Characters 4 Monfieur de Monimovcncv, Mrs. SAUNDERS ;, Count Lally, Mrs. JOHANc^OT} Indian King, Mti JOHANNOT; _ And General Montcalm, Mr, C/SCASTRO. Ehglifh and French Soldiers, Indian Watriorsj Severs* &Cj by the reft of the Company.. In Part I. a Grand Piciurefqfte View of the ISLE of ORLEANS, (ituated a little below QUEBEC, In which will b?in+roduced, A KEVA, OR FETE OF THE INDIANS; Shewing their Manners, >nd Cuftbms of Dancing ; .with th'rf : Arrival er the Britifli Troops. The Manifefto publilhed by i General W^lfe, and the Cruelties pracYifed by the lttdiaa \ Stalpers, on the Ehgliih ftraggliilg Parties. In Paft Hi A VIEW of GEKERAL WOLtfE's T1NT> . And the ENGLISH CAW. Several Military Manaiuvres; a Duel between Two Noil* Commifllaned Officers, which caufes a Defertion. Alfo� 4. View of the FRENCHFORCE3, HEAD qVaRTER9> CAMP, Set. With the AlUince forriied between the French and the! Indian Scalpers, their Method of Combat^ Marching) Countermarching, tec. fented to the Publici The Scenery, Decorations, and Dreffes, entir.el,' new. The Millie compol'ed by Mur.fieur Rzverifdrt,-' bjti -brouuht frotn Paris by Young Allley, under vh;;fe Direftion the wheie of thii capital Encertaitiirtnt haj been btought outs Doors to be opened at Half pail Five, and to tx'gin at Hajf v paft Six. .'' Boxes, js. Pit is. Gallery ts. SiSe Gallery W. Pi tees /or she Boxes to be taken at the Theatre, Weilminfter*
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