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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 22, 1790, London, Middlesex                                ( L o tt'ifr; O . N. ) Price Four Pence. From  T H U RSD A Y,  July .22,  to  S A T U R D A V,  July 24,  1790. FRIDAY,  July 23. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Stockholm, July 8. �KX&? >-^-^4 v.-'A our fleet were brought H T ) by a veffel from Abo, T$&!H'~d $T?~\ a Fiolander, attached to ffiKG^H^y^,Tr;'A  > our heroic King, as more-51^&'^f&s than two-thirds of the Carelians are. On the :5th of laft month, the t'-^v^^''^^'-! Jwedes were making %C^>^^^KV:y fuch approaches to Wi-bourg as occafioned very great alarm in the Ruffian garrifon. The fituation of the invaders is'certainly very perilous; but his Majefty is known to poffefs an amazing fpirit forenterprize, and he has great refources in himfelf and his brother,, the Duke of Sudermania. An attempt was made to open a (hell battery ori the Swedish mips ; but this meafure he very foon defeated. The Prince of Naffau, Commander of the Ruffian galley fleet, concerted this airernpt, in confequence of his fquadron being rendered ineffective, by means of the fortifications the Swedifh engineers have raifed on the Biorka iii.-mds, and the rocky heights of Wibourg Gulph. The combined fleers of RuiEa ilill guard the entrance of the Gulph ; but, according to report, ttiey are very unhealthy. 5   C   O   T   LAND. Edinburgh, July 19.   Saturday 'lair. th . Smith gave up his Profefforfnip to travel \vkh his Grace the prefent Duke of Buceleugh. His "works are in the higheft reputation, and have oeen quoted both in the Parliament of Great Britain and in the National Afferobly of France. They have contributed to that fpirit of liberty. Which at prefent fo much prevails; and to his "Wealthof Nations may be attributed the firft hint ^ of the commercial treaty with France, S  H I  P - N  E W S. Deal, July 21. Wind S, W. blows hard. Ar-i-uec1, and failed for, the River, the 'Prlncefs Mary, Davis, and Winchefter, Btace, froth Jamaica ; Surnrtier, Weller, from Litbon ; and Lord Donnegal, M'Roberts, from jBelfaft. Put back his Majeity's (hip Marlborough, and remains with the (hips as per laft, the Pomona frigate, and the William and James, Drake, for Belfaft. Grmiefiiid, July 21.. Faffed by, the Brothers, Magruder, from Maryland; NeHy', Smith, from Koningfburg ; Rio Nova,.Arthur, from Jamaica; and Callor, Storey, from Virginia. L   G   N   &   O  K Yefterday morning their Majefli^s and the Pi-'mcefles Royal, Auguila, and Elizabeths took an airing in two of the Queen's coaches round Windfor Great Park, Sec. and at two o'clo'ck returned to the Queen's Lddge to dinner. Yefrerday afternoon his Royal Highne(s the Duke of Gloucefter, with feveral of the Nobituy^paid their refpetts to their Majefdes and the Priacefles at Wiridfor-Lodge. Yefterday about one o'clock the Purfer of the Berrington Eafl-Indiaman came to die India�-houfe, with intelligence of that flup's fafe arrival in the Downs on" Wednefday. The Berrington It ft Bengal on the 24th of February laft, arrived it St. Helena-on the 23d of May, and failed again from thence on the firft of June. On the 25th of Aprillhe fpoke with the Earl of Aber^ gavenny, in latitude 35. 36. S. all well. > The Britannia arrived at St. Helena- on the 26th, and the Earl of Oxford on the zKth of May; they were to fail again in a few days. By the Berrington,i*e underftand, ihat as fcon as the news of the attack of Tippoo Saib on the King of Travancore arrived at Calcutta, the Governor General and Council refolvsd to defend their ally, and to repel, by thejarfft vigorous means, the faaguinary tyrant. T^f&^lMon and Earl of Chefterfield were immediately ordered te Madras with a detachment of artillery, under Lieutenant Colonel Deaje, and other reinforcements were ordered . to, be wade ready with all difpatch. .   '. LieutenantColonel. Cockf ell. had marched with the forth battalion of Bengal infantry, towards Madras.     r   '  "" ,    v' It is alfo faid, that Earl Cornwaltis wjfs Himfelf to �0. to Madras, and, by a treaty with ih'e. Mahrattas, was determined to extirpate this reft-lefs foe of the Englifh. General Meadows arrived at Madras in the.-Veftal, on the 23d of February. '    s Passengers, in the Berrington-    r, Charles Grant, Efq.  *  Lt.Blundell; and family, JMrs. Gratft, and family, C. Sealy, Efq; anddiito, Benj. Xacam, Efqi  t    Mf. Thomas JeTFnes? .f Mrs.,Lacam, RitHard Jones, Patrick Heatfy, Efq; Bennet Harden,. .. . ,~: Cap^ia WaHhip, Alejf*-Maksim. CHARACTER .of a WHIG, By the late Do&or Franklin. The Whig lives in every ftate, but wilhes to live only in a free ftate. He. claims no right tohim-felf,but what he is willing to give to his neighbour. He is not lifted in fefts by founds,, nor kept in them by prejudice ; his mind is not con-trafted by fyftems, nor foured by bigots; it is open to God and nature.   He is not attached to {>erfon or faction; but to things, tajglke, to ibetty, to virtue, to his country. He'ad he res to the inen who adhere to thefe; and adheres to jhem* no longer than they adhere to thefe. With like contempt of promifes and menaces, unawed by power, he is attached to thefe. Not lurking, a  at the Old-Bailey* to affift the Court fitting there, the words-during pleafure"-fhould not be affixed, to the condition of electing that Officer. After a great deal of time taken up in -conver-fation, and feveral modes offered,' Mi4 Sylvefter was imariimoufly elected Common Serjeaiif, ,itbe,fng generally underftood that the condition.; wjlb be", refcinded at the next Court. - Mr.. Powell gave notice that at tWnext Court he would move for an addition of 40CJI. per annum to be madfe to the ^Recorder's Salary,,' and Mr. Deputy "Leekey -g^wje- notice ' that he would fecond the fame^   The Court broke ap af' half pail three* The Commons of. Dublin, at a Quarterly Af-  combe, Bucks.-Yefterday, Mr. Fred. Teufh, of Coleman-ftre;t,-to Mifs Urterton, of Waltham-abbey.:-^ednefday fe'nnight, Capt. Dawfon, of the 31ft regiment of foot, to Mifs Sturges, daughter of Mr. Sturges, Collector of Excife at Leeds. -Wcdnef.lay the 14th inft. at Brampton, Devon, Mr. Samuel Gundry, jun. merchant, of Bridport, to Mifs Bowd'en, fecond daughter of Rich. Bow-den, Efq. - Tuefday laft, at Hawkeibury, the Reverend Lewis Clutterbuck, of Newark-houfe, to Mifs Partridge, of Hilliley, in the county of Glouceder. DIED.] On Thurfday, at her houfe in Gay-ftreet, Bath, Mrs. Coker, relict of the lite Cad-wallader Coker, Efq. - Lately, at Aifhot, So-merfet, in the 83d year of his r>go, the P.everend Nathaniel Blake Brice. - Tuefday fe'nnight, at I. eith, the Rev. T. Scott, Minifterof South Leith. He was perfectly well in riie morning, and went to fee the races, where he was fuddenly taken ilt,.and expired in a few minu es.-Saturday laft, Mr. Jafper Jay, of Hoxton-fquare.-On Saturday, at Liverpool,- Mrs. Molineux, relict of the late Richard Molineux, Efq; of Alt Grange and New Hale, in the county of Lancafter, the laft heir male of that branch of the Earl of Sefton's family. 5 To the Worthy Inhabitants o�i$K-Gitl�S' if* the FIELDS, UNCONNECTED with any. 'Committee-* the Rev. Mr..K.IRBY, LL. B. DomefticChapl/in to the Right H^n. L:>rd Rodney, folicirs yout.if^tyf and lntereft o� the D�v*of �;c^on (of which' (foift* will be givfn), and e3r\y AttcmUnte of h'u Fi tends is re e- Re' ,>'r. Sell n, jrjttr Ute woi'thy-: &?l>irer9 icfting his Claini folely on h�tin� btsn Mcrrpng A'lfiftaoC Prf'.ch-r Co' the R-ftor ewr fiuce his Pr.f�a:it5?ttft'.tO-the Living, and orrvvh. :fe SanCti n a.id yoijr Su^fn-rt h et with,^      1 \ '  r- To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the. County of CORNWALL. .Gf.ntit nrien, PERMIT me to return  you  my fmcereft Thanks for the gteat Support -.vitn which you hoadared me at the foil at Loft*1\hiel. t 1 fhUlever rernib a lively S nf? of the Obtigitio's con-fer.ed upon me ; -M in every Situation, to fupjxjrtthe Wei-Fa e of iny Country-, the Freedom of r^i:s County and my 6wn Icdepender.f , fliall be the chief Obje^ls 0/ ray Life. 1 hjve the Honour to be, Gentleme.n, '   ' Your trioft obli ed and moil obe  coofficuouDy Ihcivn in the E�enc of this Day, 1 come.f irWard under pe-v~c\liiar Cir;umftances of   Saiisfaftiyn to render you the fincereft Tribute ot a grjteful Heart-In the eivnfive Support you h.ive afFnt'cd me, a^d from ^he Approbation you hive ftgn^fi^ji in Suffragrs almoft una-,�niraQU5t it is my Lo; t.) experience the hij.',.ie't Honour that 1 ;can alpire t>, or th�t you can confer.- AnJ whilil f adhe e tothst Ru:e ot Conduct, which you have publicly mari-'td "by a Diftindtion fo fLitwriiig, I truft that no Profefltons 1   and to the getifra! ):iteieTs of rr,y Country. ; 1 am, with c^te utmoft Gratitude and Refpedl, Gc.ntlemeni   . Yijur devoted and.aioft faithful Servant, WILLIAM LEMON. L-'ftv/threl, July iti, 179".. f iS t;^ HBREAS the Act of Parliament for re- piiririg the Roads leading from the Turnp.ke-Road in Tririg, iri ihe County of He.tford, through D�nftab.e, Hitchin,' Baldcclc, and Royfton, to the Turnpike Road at for near Bournbtidgr, and from the Weft Ead ot V/ellbury-flane to the Turnpike Road- at the South End jof Barton, in the Courities of Hertford, Buck^, Bedford, and Cambridge, fo-far as relates to what is called the Dtinftable Diflr.cl of the * f.id Roads, will tupite at the End of the next Seilion of Pirliatnent j Notice is therefore giverii Tftac a Meeting of the Creditors and' Trurtees of the faid DiftriS of Roods is �appoiared to be held �t the Cock. Inh in Hi;chin, bn Friday r'the 30th Day of July Jnftant} at Twelve VCJock at Nuon, "to coijtfder of afi A j/plicjtion to. Parliament for cbntiniiing the Termj and altering and enlarging the Poweis of the laid Aft. Dated July 6, tfg.9. ISAAC HINPLEY. 1833] Clerk to the 'lri-fte-s. ~~    A    C A Rd/ To the   MUSICAL WORLD. Parliament-ftreet, Weftminfter. GRANG HANCOCK, Pantentee of the ROYAL GRAND PIANO FORTE, with variou* I" Improvements, defires moft rcfpedtfull and moft gratefuUy to h acknowledge his Obligdaons,to the Nobilit/, Gentry, and 1 Mufical Profeffors, for trieir very liberal Approba'- ion and Patronage ot his lnftrumerits v  He humblv piefuroes to hope that hte honoured Patrons will be pleafed to accept this Acknowledgment, in Teftimony of his Senfe of their Coun-t-nance, and .that they will be afluredjiis hjgheft Ambition is to deTerve their Cdmrrtand's by an unwearied Ate ntion to the fuperior EAelfe^ce ;of' his irfftrurn^nts.   For Brilliancy of Tohej. for keeping in, Tune, and for Wor)injanfl?ipi he is'bojd to fty they are a*follit4)r unwju'alk'i, aiid'naw earfieftly r3t ^uefts that all Perfons aiqilt to pufchj&l^ltr'Srnen^s will be firft pWe^ tofy^rWr bim wife a TrSaui PaiHament4heet|' ;and'tkc* g've thePrefefcrtf^ts t$cir Judgment fliall dire^ft. v The Prices of' iHancoek's j��tent |iatio-For�e�, ^ fnjafc'. %*l ttfiob Owia^ a��ori% to' ptie�or � t ti;e *'jo\-� Medicine, deSrcs tj inform the Public, th.U !-. ihsll crf-'inus tt pr.pare if, as heriwforf} Hut has C-:-:K".ti iz'.'U'.^ 'i his �wn Houfe, h-vi'g arpjinted Mr. i! A'-'. '-.', f u �s M;jic"mal WaHi.iufo, No. no, Oxiord-fircs- : ;'�.� Nl'w B.ml-ftreet), (oU A .oVt and Vender of it, Vo ill Oiders mufi, in ftitiiri   be addrcdei. ' Mr. r.ac.n is aKo fp/cial'y appointed, by the Ptopnetoi*, � to vend� Whoi--f.il-:: iinrt Retail, 'Hamilton's 'fincUjre,. for the Cure o' tl.e Tooth-Ach, a Medicine of eftabliUied Repute, on the F.xperience of Twenty Years. f;9 6 ..........;.-i .* .-........;-�   um,- fi GLAMORGAN Sil IRE.    ' To b- oOLD b? frivaw*'Contract, T"HE M ANS10 Si - HOUSE, MANOR, and i U-iTA'l U M LAND JW, an.-o't eli'gib!:and c-rr,pa;t Fre^J)olJ Hr^pury, coataiij-.3 near-'Five Hu/x).ei Aciesof Meado,v, I'ai'.ur', a-i-J AraVh Land, within a R.ir>s-Fence", capable bf confi.,!ctobl -ef-Cirriage, being only Thiee Miles a"d a Hjlf from the Eri     .....        I      I      I.   I   I hi       ��    � ft refpsfTfully informs the'N->bT,'uy,  Gentry^ and others, til it be has been in Paris for two Months laft paft, durirg- which, from T'tne to Tim*, Be'; iint vvef to his So.i� Plarts rtf th^ difF-iftnt Preparations which weie carryii>g on f r the above;l''er>iva1 j tilrtetiarVa ' be?n eiecittsd -*ita Expedi,io 5, compleated, fo as to enable him to hy bei'ori the Public the Particulars of the Federa-t'rorii on the 14th of July. ROYAL   GROVE, ' ASTLEY'>, WESTMlNS'l      T!K.1!.''GE. ON MONDAY EVENPNG, July 26, 1790. a fplendid Diljlay qf ENTERTAINMENTS,   \]z. -  An 'Entire NsW Muiical Pi.�cc, (n-;vcr psri'o:med) called .L'AVaRE CORftlGE;   have fe:n him in Paris to be the greateil Mimic ever beheld. Likewife arrived with Mr. ASTI.EY, Sen. the celebrated Ma-demoiMle MARIA THERESA De ST. ORBS, from the  Siuth of France, who is favoured '.vith furprifing LONG HAIR, meafui-i.g NINE FEET. This Lady has been exhibited on the Continent, at fTa!f-a-Crown '-ach, and is allowed to' be the greateft Curiofity ever feen in Londo-. Dy p.-irticu'sr Deure, �   ;        The'FRIES LAND DWARF Will be exhf&i'ed for a lew Eve:;lngs longen The much-admired Song, called The LAMPLIGHTER. By Mr. jobannot (in Cliatacler)* HORSEMANSHIP, By a capitil Set of Erjii-.ttmn Performers. A. r!ew Mufical Sketch (never p-rf^rmcd), fcundad on the PARIS CONFEDERATION, Which Was ce'ebrated on the 1,4th of July laft, in the CHAM? &s MARS. . . With a View of the TRIUMPHAL ARCH, the Manner of confecra itig the Col .urs cf.the Line, and Na.i0.1A, CJuards; the Sitira iOrrs of the Kin^, Natiorial Ariembly, Peputies of : th- Provinces, Army,  ai-d Jn&jbitants - of 'smarts, as they jeail.y ap: eared on the s'ljovss Pay. "The Scenery, Machinery, ar.d MuiJc, entirely new� ,The whole to cendudewi-.h  -A Favourite Pantomime, called .,ljARL-E'QJJIN's CHOICE: -     9_r, The: R-EDOUTE CH1NOISE. ; Doors to be evened at Half paft F^ye.'and to begin at Half paftS.ir. . Bdxcs 3s;   Pit a5.   Gallfry Ts.   Siie Gallery 6di Places fcr tbe Boxes to be taken at the Amphithsarr�j Wcftmia^jr-Brid^e? -  ' *#* Ladies ar/u Gi-nuemen inftruAed to ride every Djt-ftl)fp Twelve till:T:�f<�. �  [19^ '* ,     1 N. B. Ileitis broke fcr ali D�nominuiona.   

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