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   General Evening Post (Newspaper) - November 2, 1790, London, Middlesex                                Price Four Pence. From Y,  Nov. zA$* SATURDAY,  Nov. 4, . W i i i �m WEPNE SD AY, Nov. 3. Fw� ri� LONDON GAZETTE. Chaznberlains Office, Nov. 2. RDERS for the Court's '~^p4^iJ, going into mourning, on O ) Sunday next the 7th inft. _V m. w j for the late Prince Henry, ,'V-eldeft fon of Prince Ferdinand of Prtxffia, viz. The ladies, to wearhlack or velvet, covered &7 j^^-,; ribbons, fans and tippets,, f'&jf or olain white, or white or plain white, aid gold, or white aad fclver fluffs, with black Tibbon*. The gentlemen to wear black coats, and black or plain white, or white and gold, or white and filver ftuf/waiftcoats full trimmed. Coloured fwords asd buckles. And on ThurfUay the 1 �h iuftan* the Court "-to �0 o*ut of mourning. Madrid, Oii. 14. Advices have been received here, mentioning that the City of Oran, on the Coaft of Africa, has been almoft entirely-deftroyed by a violent earthquake, and that a confiderabie part of its inhabitants, as well as of the Spanifh Jg^rnfcri, Pfrfeid to have pcrifted in the ruins. Accounts have alfo been received from Car-thagena of a 'fife which happened a few days ago* in that Dockyard, and which, befides doing other dzmags, has entirely fcoufiuned a new fhip of the line. Hague, OB. zg. Yefterday Mr* Henry Fagel was .appokte'd by the States General to fucceed his law grandfather as Gregitr to their High Mightinejfw. Henry Wichcflsi of Lothbiiry, in the city of London, grocer and tea-ikajttr; tefurfttoder Nov. 12, 19, and Dec. 14, at fix, St Guildhall, tomlorf. AttornieS, Meff. Edwards and Mellor, New Bridge-ftreet. Ralph Wewjuer, late of Well.llfMt, GoodmanVfields, Mi&dlefejtj, (Iwt now a prMbfl'er in the KJng's-Bench) dealer , u-td cnaproan , to Tunzn&er U01. 13, 20, and Dec. 14, at �eleven, at Guildhall, Ldnddni   Attorney, Mr.  Howard, Jewry-irreet, jMfat?* Maria Johafoe, of:^aBnjii'-Are't> St. James's, MicW'c-fcx, miliicerj ta Jilffe$�er NoVi 13, 20, at five, and Dec. 74, at ten, ft GuildhJU, Lwriddn... Attorney, Mr. Reynolds', Afechorch.laie, L^mbard-ftreet. Trevor tJicholas, of Chepftow, Monmouthihire, btotk-tnakfr; to fkmender Nov.. 15*16, andfiec. 14, at eleven-, at the Beaufijrt Arms Inn, in the town of Chepftow. Attorney,      John Evai^ia Chepfto*.- Wjilfem Simpfon, of Newark upon Trent, Nottingham-ihire; mirteVi**draper; to Atrrender Nov. 4, and Dec. oj 34, at ten, at the Rutland Anns, in Newark upon Trent. Attofeeji Mr. G ..l�e�~dn^r;~ to fufreoder Novi XJi ao, at five, fcdT.Dec. i4,,at ten, at Cuildftfllj London.   Attorniesj. MeiBT. ^Wihno' and White, Temple.        . . _ Andrew. Hardlow, late of tBc town of Southampton} breechns-malctfr; to furrender Nov. 16, 27, at five,- and Dec! 14) at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Thiftlethwaite) Tunrwheel-lane, Cannon-fireet. Dividends to be mode. Richard Lowe, late of the pariflj of Aftleyi Worcefter-ihire, dealer in hoffes and hop-merchant; Nov. 25^ at ele-- rn, at, the Star and Garter Inn, in the city of Worcester. I'mal Dhidtnd�' ThoaaM S�uth�Peil) ,af S*va!!b'^-iireet| in the parhhef St. Jiiaes, Wfiftnsnftet, Midilefexj baker j Dec 4^ at ten, at 6u'i)dhdl, bondon.   Final Dividend; Thomas Hotawa, late of Yeovii, Sr}rn4rfetfliit#| vintner;, NoVj^S>& at ten* at the Anget Jnn, in Ye6vi!. ' " Wiihrri 'Whitehead! William HiUiday, and Henry M�hery all of Manphefte^ LartBafhirej merchwts and copartner** radrnt Under ii�e fiia of Whitehead* Halliday, and Co;) Nov. 3.5, at three, at the Spmd-eagtej in Manchefter* John Daniel Caillef, Dankl CaiUcrj and Charles f rederick CaiUer, �f the aity of �netcr> merchants a;id pi:taersi Dec; *), it ftw, zt Swale's Wine Cellar, ih the Serge-niirke^ in the ck^ of Exeter* "i    Wiiliaan Hilnter, late of Hexham, Northumberland^ mo~ fiey-fiprivener \ Now. 13, at eleven, at the White-hart, in NeVKaftie upon i"yjfc. JMvtdeJids adjourned. John BBling the jottnger, of "Wln^, Riltlaadlhir�j milt-fter; Nov. ary, at eleven, at die Crown Inn, in Oakbam. iliij Dividend. Oeojj* Gun Jifunro, of PrineeVftreet, London, Infuranee \rt)Kr:%.]Dtc, ft at      at Guildhall, London. Cjrtijkates to be granted. tViUian GioVe> of SmthamptM, pocer j on or bciore No*. *j. � BatfiH W�d, of Gatharine-ftreet, In the Strand, Middle fea, taylori oa �rtefbrc Nov, 23. Lttge> Oa. zzL Me IT. de dfeftrd and ^aflengel-the. Deputies from our Third Eftatei are juft af-f rived here from Frankfort. The Depaties from tffe otlier Orders are daily expefted. Since their return |. the people appear to be rather more ftrengthened in their refolution of refufing the terms .of accommodation propofed to them; and aft who ace in a s condition of bearing arms are preparing to maintain the caufe of the revolution. This refolutioa, however, appears to favour a little of defpair, if it is true that the Court of Berlin has given the Liegois to imderftand, that they have nothing left for them to do but to yield to the neeeffity of circumitances. Hague, OH. 27. The Prince Stadtholder, and hi* illuftrious family, accompanied by the Hereditary Prince of Brunfwick, fet off yefterday by the way of Kaerlem, for Amfterdam, where they will remain till Friday next. M.-Wigbold Slicher, who has held the important office of Prefident of the Court of Juf tice of Holland and Zealand fince 1764, is juft dead, aged 77 years. JVL Com'ii from Piedmont, the celebrated ma-fical amateur, lately pafled this way.-During his ftay he had the honour to give frequent proofs of his (kill before a foreign lady of the firft dilinc-tion, and compofed, by her orders, feveral fo-naias for the forte piano. The lady;; by thefe attentions, was {b well pleafed with him that (he prefented him with 50 ryders of gold (700 flo-riRs), a beautiful watch, and a valuable ring. f79o. 896S "'The hhtde length portrait of the King, presented by bk Maje�^ toihe Gfe>poratioa of Wor-tellet, is. fpQkeii of as one of the happieft eftbrts of Sir JcKhjua Reynolds** genius. The Indian &ips lately returned from'Madras and Bengal give unfavourable accounts of all the branches of commerce^ /except that of matrimony, which has fucceeded wonderfully in the laft femaU exportation!. Out of eleven ladies, who embarked on a marriage venture on board the Chefterfield, Captain Burgefs, nine were connubially linked tip weakly hulbands within three months after their arrival; and the other two were left in a way to complete this fortunate band of Hymhfal adventurers. COUNTR Y-NEWS. Nov. 1. A very fingular and monftrous oirth occurred one day laft week, at Folkington, near Lewes. The wife of a labouring man there was deliiwred :Of .twiflrfemales* whofc. bodies from the nairalto the breatt are united and as it were incorporated, but in every other refpect. they "are diftinft and perfect, both above and below the united parts. The arms are folded round the necks of each other* as if in a clofe embrace. The womart had gone her full, time, and the birth was rather beyond the ordinary fize. No JymptomS of life were difcovered.. Mr. Skinner of Al/illan, who with great difficulty delivered the poor woman of her extraordinary foetus, has preferved it in fpirits. - "Kefttfday arrived the Mail from Holland. ^igttrt-t. Aug. 20., A corfair of this Regency hiving- taken a Neapolitan veffel near Toulon, fohSe ^rtfteef boats pnt off From that port, retook thl. v-eflej, and Carried her in againft the will of thjfc'Maglfoate. ,: Two Genoefebarks baying alfo, itrigltlof Toulon, retaken a prixe from another oFdur'corfatrs, which coft the life of an Algerine, our De'y requires the French Conful here to order thatfcro prizes} to fee brought back, to pay 1000 feqtrins'fof the Algerine killed, and 500 more fo� everyone that was wounded J-and.in caii of -re-fu^he wiH give orders to his corfair* to attack every French veffel they meet with. ' \ cLeydat, 08* 28. Mr. EUiat, the Brittfti Envoy at the Court of Denmark, is certainly going tQ Paris upon ameffage from -bis.Court,,the ab-fdlute^putport of which is not publicly known; but h'w faid to be very pointed, aBd even to go fi far as to*'!ay, *' that if the armaments-at Breft'J jaii tha^Sfpaniili fleet, the"C^ourt-of St..Jathes2s wiJl look- epoji it as a declaration of Var." -r SHIP   NEWS; Deal,.jTVo*/. i. Remain in the Oowin his Majerty's &ipa Diftator and Southampton^   Wind S. S. W. blows bard. Orpvtftnd, N4 Acthiirnl Ci�taft(WUrB-c piwBiad ^kjpatfcto^�� "Weft^ajr  t> acTVf. & fatter.jrm EirtjmoMr Nav. X. " The t\v<5 men of war fe*n laft night in the Offing were the Valiant, of 74 guns, his Royal , llighnefs the Duke of Clarence commander, arid th'e Hebe frigate, Captain Hood; the former from Plymputn, and the latter from Guernfey. With liquprs for the fleet. ;" This morning another exprefs for L6W Howe, was received.from Government; but as the w?nd it terjr.^ bighi the. fleet cannot get under Weigh; or make the neceflary preparations; � TL/commander qf every fhip ih the grand fleet has had �ve fealed packets; to be opened in a:fi&d:)�jjfalde; the One marked *' Rendezvous," the other without any Wiititig'Oh the cover.'} Yefterday the Lord-Maybr Eject; attended by feveral of the Aldertaen, Recorder, Sheriffs, and City Officers, prdceeded from Guildhall in pro-cetfioni -andyas prefented tb-thjS'Lord Chancellor. After the ufual ceremonies,: thejr returned to Static nerr-hajl, Where ah elegant dinner was provided for the becafidii by the LOfd-Mayor El'edti There being no Court of Aidermen yefterday, the Mafter and Wardens of the Company of Bakers waited oh the Lord-Mayor at Guildhall ; and the average price of wheat being, rather drearer j his Lordfhip was pleafed to continue the price of bread the fame ai laft week; Sittings appointed in MlddJefex auct London, be-� fore the Right Hon; Lloyd, Lord -Kenyon, ' Lord Chief Juftice, &c in and after Michaelmas Term, 1796. In Tcfmi Middlcfex. Lontionk TKurfdayj       Kov. 11   Friday, Novi 12 Tuefday/ 16 Wednefday, 17 Ft;iday� z6  Saturday, �7 After Term. Tuefdayi 1 Nov. 30 Wednefday, Dec. 1 On thje 30th ult. a fqqare-fterned hoy was towed int� Bridlington with lofs of main-maft, rudder, anchors, &c. her cargo confifts of fir timber and ftaves.. .   Yefterday three prifoners were tried at the Old-Baile/, one of whom was convifted of a mifde-^neanor in palling a piece of Uid money refembling a fixpence, and two were acquitted. The feme day the feflions ended, when the following ccmviQs received judgment of death, viz. Jofeph, fiiggs, alia* John Page, William .�Bui'-bri^ge^ James Sullivan, George Storey, Thomas Pirojflin, Williajn Jobbi^s, EdvvardLowe, Ed-V; 'tfoxf, James Royer^ James Southland Thofflaj Tvler.1 Thirty-five were fentehced. to be trans Newgate, fpnr in Cterkcnwell-BridewelT, and four to be pubtckiy whipped. The CJld Bailey feffioms are adjourned until Wednefday the Sth of December next. DIED.] On the i 8th iik. at Old Aberdeen,iri his 67th year, John Farquharfon, M. D. formerly of Charkfton, South-Carolina', 'and lately of London. ^ , Fvr the GEwfea-al Evjrk,im(j Pojt. ANECDOTE Of Dr. Wit'Liiat Harvkt,' -TBe Difcoverer of the CiradaUwtf t�e &Uott. !*TpHE foBbwing circumftanual accoow *f Hie X  death of this eminent jnan, we believe, is  little known"beyond the fatftlly, but is related on the authority of a clergyman of the aptoty of Kent, who wai affured.of the truth of it by the late Eliab Harvey; Efq; Barrifter at LaWJ m de-fcendant of the Dolor's younger- brother 6f.th'at name. N - " '. . Dr. Harvey was* ever afraid of becoming blindi Early one morning (for he always rofe eariyj-his houfekeepe'r coming into his chamber to call bim� opened the- window (butters, told him the hour* and afked htm if be wouidntot life. Slpon which he afkei if fhe had opened the fhuttere; fhe-replied yes.~Then (hot them again ^fhe did fo. Thea open them igain--but ftmthe efect was Qw&rae to him, for he had awaked^-ftdne bitnd. Uptin which he tpld her to fetch him a bottle (which fhe herfelf had obferved to ftand on a (helf ia his chamber for a long time); out of which he drank a large draught, 'andit being ftrong poifoov ��bich it is fuppofed he had long before prepared, *nd fet there for this purpofe, he expired withih three hatifs- after'. A tURACY, WANTED immediately, by a young gentleman in fall Orders, in the Coufity of Sstepj StdFjrdi Cnefrer, Derby, or Notiingterro, or in'the Waft* Rising of VorkfhiVe, in a Mar&et-Townj or rieat Village, ^h#re ^ .wmmodijus HjixCs mxy Be, had, eitficr Parfbajrgei or othemife. . Letters (Poft-paid) addrc/Ted to G.J. at Walker's Prindng-Inlt Warcnoufe, York, will be duly attended to�     [2579 TOWN and COUNTY of POOL* DORSET. MR?i COLMAN moll refpeafully'informs the Nobjlitjr* Genhy, ar} Stree^ which is neatly Stted up for their R,eeepti0n. ^ He ha� iaid in a choice AflbrtTient of the beft Wines, &c. %n4 Je afiows thofe wfio favdjir him ftitih ffeeir Company, that fiiS UtmOtt JIJtJBT>THnc 1- ta m*rit rWtltAJHJJnlUr* To RAR.JENTS and GUARDIANS. WANTED an APPRENTICE b a SUR* GE . Odober 85th, 1790. W" i-IEREAS upwards of 10 Years ago WlL* LIAM LAWRENCE^ a Labourer, ran awa^frpm the Parife of Ropley, in the County of Southampton, and Jcft his Family chargeable there, and hath not often feenor heard of at Ropley fince, and' it. is fuppofed he is de^d.. Therefore Notice is hereby gives, That if any Perfon will give Jnformation to the Parifli OfEcets of Ropley, when and where the laid William LawreacC diedj or if living, where he is now to be found* he IhiU' receive a Reward of-Tw� Guineas from the faid Parifh, OfficerSk [*S8o   . N. B.  The faid William Lawrence was formerly a Militia- . Man in the Swffex Mitttia t he is abuut 3&.3Tears old> about five Feet ten. Inches high, and of .a dark Complexion*          * . '      .     i� J ill Vlt'   '!�">� >�� MASONS and DIGGERS. To be' LE-t T,' At the Red-Lidnj in Coin, in Larlcaffiire,' orf'We&iefday the �4th Day of November, I79OJ THE DIGGING of fo much of the'HEAD . LEVEL of the LEEDS and LIVERPOOL CANAL as liss between FOUBRIDGE and GILL CHilRGH, in feparate Lots. . �        , ,   r Alfo the BUILDING -of   an AQUEDtTG*' ROAD , tiRIDGLj feven OCCUPATION BRIDGES,1 and 'fcveual TUNNELLS, in the abovebiJtanCe.''' ' i�>  The Undertakers of the Digging riiirft find tWh�elbarrows� -Planks, Truflelajand all Tools and Uteirfifs ; '^nd "a\rflirth�  neceflary Information' may be had by applying t�''MrV WhVr-   worth, at the Red-Lion aforefaid, where Plalia'aoa 'Methods  1 may be feens ' . f . .  .fi6j$ .1   1' 1 ' �- � � 1 in- '   1111" " Hi-if    i ii IS L E  of WIGHT. To* be  SOLD by  t\VCflQttt V  , By Mr. TUCKER, at the Bugle^nn, Newport,"onSaturW-the 6th Day of November inft. atFouro'Clockin the ; terno^n, tinlefs previoufly dJfp.fed ofhy nrjvate.* Gon�ga&# of which timely. Notice will be givenjn thia?apor } THE valuable r'REEI^OLP MAfefO&-and MANSI^-HOu5EbfBROcKS,fiwat�!ataeP�ri�i ^ of Brooke, 011 tile South Side'tif the ICa of Wlgot| diftaat about nine Miles front the *Town of Newport, andi half a Mile from the Sea, with Right1 of Common to Brooke Gxcoa and Mottift.in Commoin, anl 119 Atres of-Landf�iHand daf the yearly Value of i 5oI.'e�<*iSye of the*f*afloi Hoofo� which rhnds in a Lawq,- ih4
                            

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