General Evening Post, December 14, 1790

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December 14, 1790

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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 14, 1790, London, Middlesex General venm (LONDON.) Price Four Pence. From TUESDAY, Dec. 14, to THURSDAY, Dec. 16, 1790-. 8926 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 15. Frtm tbt LONDON GAZETTE. Whitehall, Dec. 14. ^>'^^:^rpq->v HE &�ag has been pleated ^p'f^V-a^ to �rant to Sir Henry WA I- / T ) Paulet St. John, 0n>og- ~\ mersfield, in the county fU^M^^M1 of Southampton, and of .^JM^^liy] Marks- Hall, in Eflex, and authority that he and \'^~^^fes*�'�j&> his iliac by Jane his pre. fc^:r-?�2�iii.'^�V.y fentwife, eldeft daughter and coheir of Carew Mildmay, of Shawford, in the county of Southampton, Efq. may aflume the furname of Mildmay, in addition to their prefent iurname, and alfo bear the arms cf Mildmay, out of refpeft to the faid family, and in compliance with the lad Will and Teftament of Carew Harvey Mildmay, of Marks Hall aforefhid, Efq. de-ceafed, great uncle of the faid Jane; fuch arms being firft duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Heralds Office : And alfo to order that this his Majefty's conceflion and Declaration be regiftered in his College of Arms. . Stockholm, Nov. 23. The King of Sweden yeftcrday held a Chapter of his Orders, in which feveral promotions were declared. Baroa Armfelt, Count Munk, General Platen, and Count OxenfUerna, (formerly Minifter for .Foreign Affairs) were created Knights of the Order of St. Seraphim. The fame diftinction has been conferred on the Ruffian General Baron dTgelftroem. M. de Wahtmeifter, (Gentleman of the Bedchamber to his Swedifh Majefty) Baron Rolamb, Baron d'Uglas, M. de" Liljehorn, and M. de Franc, (who has lately been placed at the Foreign Department, in the room of Count Duben, �who retires on account of his health) were raifed to the rank of Commanders of the Order of the Polar Star ; and Rear-Admiral Modee to that of Commander of the Order of the Sword. Vienna, Nov. 24. Intelligence 'has teen re ceived here from lender of the furrender of the fortrefs of Kilia to the RuiSans on the 29th ultimo. BANKRUPTS. Charles Street, of Paddington, MWdtefex, merchant; to furrender Dec. 18, 24, and Jan. 15, ateleven, at Guildhall, Iicnion. Attorney Mr. DeYongh, Broad-itreet-buildings. WilriamCurtis, of (the Strand, in die precinct of" the Savoy, Weftminfter, Middlefex, baker; o furrender Dec. j8, 24, and Jv.w 2.5, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Thomas Jones, of the city of Briftol, braihmak.tr; to fur-render Jan. 1, 4, 25, at five, at the Rammer Uvern, All Saints-lane, in the city of Briftal. Attornje*, Mr. Arthur Palmer, jun. Briftol, or Mr. John Tarrant, at the Exchequer-office, LjneohVs-inn, London. Richard Mawheod the younger, late of Wakefield, York Dividends adjourned. John Whitehead the younger, of Birmingham, Warwick- button-maker; Dec. 2z, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Jeffery Wallett, of Wiftech, in the Ifle of Ely, Cam-bridgWhlre, draper and falefatan ; Jan. 8, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. i- Edward Hague, of Dyer's-court, Aldermanbury, London, merchant j Jan. 27, at five, at Guildhall, London. Certificates to be granted. Francis Chriftopher Muller, late of Winchefter-ftreet, in the city of London, broker; on or bsfore Jan. 4. FrantisD.de, of Windier, Berks, linen-draper; on ar before Jan. 4. S H I F NEWS. Deal, Dx. 13. Arrived the Hind Frigate, and remains with the ihips as before ; Minerva, Wilfon, for New Providence; Henry, Shipman, for New-York; Hope, Berry, for St. Michael's; Elizabeth, Stamper, for Barcelona ; and Thames, Jones, for Newry. Wind S. W. blows hard. LONDON. On Monday a Petition was prefented to the Houfe of Lords by the Rev. Edward Tymewell Brydges, claiming the Barony of Chandos, which ) was ordered to be taken into confidemtion on Thurfday next, (tomorrow). The Duke of Athol, with a fondnefs as exemplary as it is uncommon, accompanies the body of his Grace's deceafed Duchefs to Dunkeld, the place of interment. " I know it is, he exclaim-" ed, ufual to quit our attention when the object " is no more-it is not to aim after Angularity " that my practice is different; but I muft fatisfy " my own feelings."-The Duke is left with a young family of /even children, the eldeft of whom is only fifteen. Thomas Pemberton, Efq; of Lincoln's-Inn, is chofen Recorder of the Borough of Bridgnorth. -At a f le of coins in Germany lately, the greater part were Englifh, confiding of. rofe and angel nobles of Edward III. Edward IV. and Henry VIII. a half fovereign of Edward VI. a very beautiful whole fovereign of Elizabeth on the defeat of the Spanifh armada ; an unit or laurel of James 1. cf one pound fteriing; a pound flerling of the Parliament 1653 ; a rare piece of Cromwell, 1656, &c. On Saturday laft Captain Grofmith walked fourteen miles on die Epfom road, from the Horns at Ke'nnington, againft time, for a confiderable wager. He was allowed three hours, but performed his journey in two hours and fifty-four minutes. The Placentia, Warne, is on fhore at the entrance of Pool harbour,' and it is feared will be loft. The Swan, Farnley, from Riga to Liverpool, is or. (hore near Eckho'.me, and it is feared will be loft ; great part of the cargo landed. The Charlotte, Le Roy, from Guemfey to Virginia, foundered off Bafs ifland. Williams (commonly called the Rhynwick ______________ m Moniter) was again put to the Bar, at ten o'clock alike, money-fcrivener} 'to furrender Jan. 3, at four, and J yeftercjay morning, and tried on the remaining l^^^^^i^^^J^. I indigents, on three of which, d^uas found Guilty, when the Court fentenced .ham^to -two tornies, Mr. Thomas Taylor, Ponterracl, York/hire, or Mefl". ^illen, FurnivaP*-inn, Loudon. Matthew Wiggins, of Market-ftreet, in the parifh of St. John the Evangelift, WeHminfter, brewer, to furrender Dec. 18, 28, at eleven, and Jan. 25, at five, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Hayes, Mai.chefter-buildir.gs, Cannon-row, Weftaiinfter. Richard Worrall, of Broad-ftreet, St. Giles in the Fields, Middlefex, draper and filefman; to furrender Dec. 20, 22, awdjan. 25, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Reynolds, Swithin's-line, London. Robert Cottle, of the city of Briftol, merchant and taylor ; to furrender Dec. 27, 28, and Jan. 25, at eleven, at the Bufti tavern, Cprn-ftreer, Briftol. Attorney, Mr. Thomas Morgan, Dolphm-ftreet, Briftol. Wiil am Wefcott, of the village of Flu/hing, in the pariili o� Mylor, Cornwall, mercer and draper; to furrender Dec. 28, a: four, Dec. 2 and Jan. 25, at three, at the King's-arms hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall. Attornies, Mr. John Pearfe, of Falmouth, Cornwall, or MeiT. Carter and Harris, Blackman-ft/eet, Southwark. George Hotfon the elder, of Lodd)P, Norf)lk, farmer and drover; to furrender Dec. 21, and Jan. 4, 25, at four, at the Duke's Palace, in the city of Norwich. Attornies, Meff. Dewing and Rufiellj Norwich. Dividend! to be made. , Arthur Boyer and Robert Kanyon, Lite of T'verpool, Lan-csfhire, merchants (furviving partners of Peter Hoime, late of LW'erpool aforefaid, merchant, deccifed j Jan. 4, at ten, W the Globe tavern, Johii^ftrect, L'verjjool.  Tho.i as Lingftaff, of Edward-ftrcet, Sr. Mary le Bonne, MiddleCx, ftone-mafon ; Jan. 8, a; twelve, at Guildhall, Londont F.ift and hnii dividend. Jofep'iThom:s, late of the puifh of St. MshacI in Bed-wardine, Worcefterlhire, linerj-draper; Jan. 14, at eleven, at the Hop-pote inn, in the city of VVbrccfter. Final dividend. John Tergatt, of Sulphur-wel's, in the pi.i/h of Pannall, Yo�-k(Jiire,.innhoIder ; Dtc. 30, at ten, at .\fr. 1 hackwray's, innkolder, Harrowgate. Firft and d:\idend. John Paflman, now or late of Lra-t' r.h.i'.l-ftreet, in th� shy of London, flspfeller (late pr.rtntr w'tii Ev.in Evance, I^adenhalJ-ftreet, ilopfeller, by .the rirrn of Evance and PiiT-man) ; Jan. 27, at ten, at Guildhili, London. Final dividend. James Walton, of Altringham, CheAire, comfaiflor J*u. 18, at three, at the Coach and Horfes inn, Manchefter  Eleanor Morris, of thi parim of St. M.ir:in, in the city of Worceft^r, vintner ; Jzn. 7, at four, at the Pheat-.nt-inn, New-ftreet, in the pariih of St. Martin akirefaid. Final dividend. John Gibfon, of Mancheft:r, I.2"ca(T.irr, calenderer and th:ck manufaftuver; Jan. 11, at the Coach and Horfcs inn, Manchefter. Final dividend. Stephen Nccus, of Gree.i-ftreet, in the parlfii of St. Martin in the Fields, toyman and jeweller , J.uj. 20, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. George Goddard a:id William Smith, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, jewellers; Jan.-11, at fomr, at the Shake-f^eare tavern, Bimainghsm. , Alexander Scott, of Charler-frreer, St. Mary !e Eonnc, Middlefex, lhien-draper; Jan. 27, at five, at Guildtui;, WiUUsft Caker, of the parifti cf St. Sepulchre, L-.;:do';, . �upc:2ter 5 Jan. 18, at an, it Cu'.UksU, L.T-.d-A:. of years imprisonment iu Newgate, for each offeftde-; and at the expinuion of the time to find fecurity for his good behaviour, himfelf in 200I. and t,wo fureties in iool, each. MARRIED.J Yederday, at Lambeth, Timothy Cooke, Efq. to Mifs Gawler. DIED.] On Saturday, the 4th ult. Mr. John Matthews, aged 75, many years an eminent farmer at CheKham, near Croydon.--Saturday fe'n-night, at Glouceller, the Rev. Johnr'Nevvtoli, A. M. Vicar of .Melkiham, in WiItsV':'and Of Brockthrop, in Gloucefterfhirc-Saturday, Mr. Birt. fen. one of the Lay-Clerks of^iitourefter Cathedral.-Yellerday, at his houfe- in Great Ormond-flrcet, aged 82, Timothy. HoiHs, Efq. � mwm 1 mm 1 uujwuuiaaiJWJi �� 11�i- mi i'r<.j�ji ismataaccs^j� This Day ivere publffied, Price zs. REFLECTIONS on the APPOINTMENT of A CATHOLIC BISHOP to the LONDON DISTRICT: in a Letter to the Catholic Laity of the faid DiftricY. By HENRY CLIFFORD, Efq. If Scandal ii taken at the Truth, it is better to permit the Scandal to arife than to abandon the Truth." Gregory the Great, Hornil. 7, fupcr Ezechielem. Printed for Mefiis. Robinfon, Paternofter- Row ; and R. Faulder, Bond-Street. [3�l8 This Day ivere publijhed, In O.ie Volume, Octavo, Price 6s. in Boards, Dedicated to his Grace the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, ice. Sec. TRANSACTIONS during the REIGN of qriIGN ANNE, from the Union to the Death of that PiiuccJ*s. By CHARLES HAMILTON, Efq. A Work the more interefting, as it is principally founded en 0rigifi.1l and aMthentic Manufciipt Papers, never before fubmit:ed to the Public ; without the Help of whkh, the Occurrences of that dark and important Period could not be prepetly elucidated. Primed for T. Cadell, in the Strand ; and W. Creech, and P. Hill, at Edinburgh. [2993 T his Dayywas publijhed, Handiomely priaied in fix Volumes, Octavo, Price 2I. 23. Bound, A NEW EDITION, with an accurate Index, of AK ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY, An-. tient and Modern, from the Birth of Chrift to the Beginning of the prefer.t Century ? in wnich the Rife, Progrefs, and Variations of Church P^ ver are confidered in their Connexion with the State of Learning and Philofophy, and the Political Hiftory of Europe during that Period. By the late jMincd JOHN LAWRENCE MOSHEIM, D,#D. And Chancellor of the Univerlity of Gotringen. Trailfia'cd froth the original Latin, and accompanied with Notes and Chronological Table?. By ARCHIBALD MACLAINE, D. D. Printed fur T. Cadell, in the Suand. [2720 Sketch of the Speeches of Mr. Fox and Mr. Pi t t on Monday, in the Debate on the Motion � for Papers explanatory of the late Convention. MK.Fox rofe and ftated, that he �ever, in his life time, had heard a queftion more ably argued on one fide, while on the other not a fingle argument, nor an attempt at argument had been ufed, Except indeed an attempt which deferved no other name than a libel upon the principles of the conftitution of this country. The Honourable Gentleman (Mr. Wilberforce), who ftarted the oppofition to his Hon. Friend's motion, had laid it down as a pofitton, that unlefs we can difcover fomething evidently blameable upon the face of a tranfaftion, or that may create fufpicion, we have no right whatever to gc into any enquiry as to the conduct of thofe who had managed that tranfaftion.- Now he-would appeal to the Houfe if ever a more uncbnfutctional, abfurd, and ill-timed doctrine was brought forward than had been advanced by the Hon. Gentleman ; if we are for a moment to grant him this pofition, then farewell to every idea of liberty.in this country, and in every free country over the face of the earth. If this doctrine is to be heard, let us go back at once to the ancient days of defpotifm; let us- confider our-felves as meeting here not as a Houfe of Commons with an inquifitorial capacity, but as a fet people, met to frame laws, and vote -away whatever fums of money thofe friends to prerogative may call for upon papers of their own producing, which they certainly never will be fuch blunderers asHco bring before us in a fhape that carries the grounds of impeachment on the face of them, or even caufe of fufpicion. When refponfibility is gone, what then have we to expect but anarchy, and its natural parent, tyranny ?- With regard to th,? convention, he was not now to argue upon it*it was not before them ; but if his Majelty's Minillers had an honeft and honourable pride in the applaufe which they expected from the Houfe, and from the country for their negotiation with Spain-^-certainly they would wiih that this Houfe and the country had fufficient information of the manner in which they negotiated to procure this Convention that could enable them to give a hearty and decided opinion upon the refultof it. It was a matter of confe-quence to the grefent difcuflion, whether the Can*-vention was a good one or a bad one; but comparatively fpeakiog, it was of confequence to know whether it was the belt that could have been made coofiftent with exifting circumftances at the time; and even if it was the belt that could have been got, it was of confequence to know whether it could have been obtained for lefs expence, or in fhorter time Than was employed ir. negotiation.-Some gentlemen feemed to think it but a trivial matter, but when fo much money was to be voted he cone, fidered it as very blameable, as a piece of treachery to his conftkuents, if any Member of Parliament voted away large fums, or any fum, without knowing and" being fatisfied that the money was employed in the beit poihble manner for the country which the exigencies of the cafe would admit of. It had been faid that this was the time to give Confidence to Minillers ; in his opinion the direct contrary was the fact. If ever there was a time when blind confidence mould be avoided, when the conduct of Minifters fhould be looked to with the moll induftrious vigilance and jealoufy, it was the prefent. The Minifter had laft Parlia-me�t received much confidence, and the return expected by that Houfe was a fair and candid ac count of what the confidence of the country had enabled' the Minifter to do, and that hie fhould requite their liberality and confidence by a fair account of all his tranfactions, the difclofure of which could not bring the fmalleft danger on the ftate. While he talked of confidence, it was with afr.onifh.ment that he and many others in that Houfe had heard the Right Honourable Gentleman" anticipate the fate of his honourable friend's motion to day, and that with more than a becoming degree of confidence or decency ; if it was to be fo, and that the maj'ority of this Houfe was to negative the motion before them now, he hoped and-trufted, though that might appear odd to come from him, that feme plaufible reafon or other were offered to the Houfe, to occafion that refutation of a motion fo reafonably made, fo ably argued, and fo ftrongly -upported; for from any thing that had yet been faid, he fhould be exceedingly forry to think that it fhould go to the public knowledge, that they would be fo boy-ifh as to repel a motion of ti.at defcription, without hearing one argument that ought to induce them to do fo, or that could have the Ieaft weight with any body poflefTed of common fenfe, far lefs with fo intelligent a body as that Houfe. His Hon. Friend, and feveral other Hon. Gentlemen, had introduced precedents which they no doubt confidered as authorities worthy of attention : But what fays the Hon. Gentleman as to the precedents and the authorities of this Houie ? Why, that they are no ways analogous or applicable j that they ought to have no weight with us in this inflance ; but though he allows no authority to thefe, he tells us if you want an authority to'regulate and form your judgment, confult the City of London ; they have approved this Convention ; and therefore what right have the Hcufe of Commons to make ahy farther enquiry about the matter ? As the greateft commercial and manufacturing city, in liurope, perhaps in the-world, I refpett the authority of the City of London ; but I would much rather have their opinion upon buying and felling tobacco than upon any treaty or ..politicr' negotiation whatever. I have acted with the City of London for many years on different occafions, faid Mr. Fox, and believed, in conjunction with the Hon. Gentleman, he was now efpoufing the caufe of humanity in a trade that would not meet general approbation. There, he faid, confidering the neighbourhood in which the Hon- Gentleman fat, (near Mr. Dundas) it was rather uncivil that he did not notice another metropolis as an authority to the Houfe of Commons, who had approved the Convention, though perhaps both thefe" cities might have reafons for their conduct, or be in poffeffion of information which it was not thought fafe to lay before that Houfe. Another Hon. Gentleman had objected to the precedent of Falkland's Ifland, and faid, that the language of that day, for he did not pretend to recollect it, was nothing but the mention of axes, halters, and fcaffolds; arid as that language was not ufed now, that the precedent was not analagous or applicable. Another femblance of a reafon had been binted at by a learned Gentleman (Mr. Watfon), that the production of-papers might tend to renew the difputes which had exifted ; but how could this be, if we are to credit what is faid of the papers on the table, thjft they have not only terminated all differences at prefent, but are calculated to prevent difputes in future. A noble Lord too (Lord Carysfort) had ufed an argument fo curi-oufly, that he could not help taking notice of it; he had ftated that we mould firft approve or condemn the Convention, and then proceed to an enquiry as to the means and negotiation by which it was brought about; now, fuppofe we fhould adopt this method, and proceed to condemn this Convention, and cenfure thofe who made it,' and then according to the noble Lord's idea, examine into the previous negotiation that took place, and there find that from the exifting ctrcamflances this was the beft, perhaps the only Convention we could, have made, pray, in this cafe, what would be thought of us for cen-furing Minifter*' for doing the beft that coold be done ? this Mr. Fox put in various lights, and took up feparately every argument which had been ufed by each different fpeaker, in the mod perfpicuous, clear, and argumentative manner. Mr. Pitt obferced that th* gener�l^efrrbrt-

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