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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 3, 1790, London, Middlesex ( L O N venin D ON) Price TSiree-Pence Halfpenny o w l y . From SATURDAY, April 3, to TUESDAY,' April 6, 1790. 8812 MONDAY, April 5. irrww the LONDON GAZETTE. Whitehall, April j. fe3^^^^� came from their gallery to the Altar, where they received the Holy Sacrament, and made the ufual offerings. Being Collar-day, the King, Prince of Wales, and Knights attendants, wore the collar and ihfignia of their refpe&ive Orders. After the Royal Family returned from Chapel, (there being no Drawing-room) their Majeilks and the Princefles fet off in two coaches to Windier Lodge. The Princeof Wales returned, in the fame (late as he came, to Carleton-houfe, whera his Royal Highnefs". dined, and in the evening went to Newmarket. Yefterday the King notified to the Lord in Waiting that he would hold a Levee on Wednefday next at St. James's, to receive his Serene Highnefs the Prince of Hefle Caflcl, who arrived at Grehier's hotel, in Alberaarle-ftreet, with the Princefs, on Thurfday night. The Queen will alfo have a -Drawing-room at St. J aniens, to. re-teive the Princefs. On Saturday her Royal Highnefs Princefs Sophia, of Gloucester, was confirmed at the Chapel-Royal, St. James's, by the Lord Bilhop of London, to whom her Highnefs was introduced by her father, the Duke of Glouceiter. The Emprefs of Ruflia was entirely recovered from her indifpofition on the 9th' ult. and is faid to have declared her determination not to acquiefce at any rate in the ceflion of Dantzic and Thorn to Pruffia. The Elector of Saxony has agreed to accept the Crown of Poland on the death of the prefent King, on the following conditions : ill. That the Polifh Nation fhall offer it to him. 2d. That it fhall reman hereditary to the Houfe of Saxony. 3d. That it mull be done with the confent, and through the guarantee of the neighbouring powers. On Thurfday lall the ufual annual chanty was diftributed at Whitehall Chapel. This inftitution is of a very ancient date, being above 300 years old, and is diliributed every Thurfday preceding Good Friday. About twelve o'clock fifty-three men, and as many women, attended. The Sub-Almoner prelidea at dinner, when a piece of beef and ale was diftributed to each perfon by the King's ale porters. After dinner frefti herrings, drisd falmon, and fait fiih, were diftributed. At three in the afternoon Cathedral Service was in part performed, and a piece of cloth and a piece of linen were diftributed to each man ; and a piece of linen, a pair of (hoes and (lockings to each woman. The fervice was again re-fumed, and an Anthem, by Dr. Boyce, was fung by Guife, Bellamy, and Gore. A goblet of wine was afterwards diftributed, and the Sub-Almoner and the people drank " the King and his Bounty." Two (hillings and two (ilver twopenny pieces in money were then diftributed to each perfon. Another goblet of wine fucceeded, and a folemn Welling from the Sub-Almoner finifhed the ceremony. The key of the French Baftille has been fent over by the Marquis de la Fayette to Mr. Paine, an American, in order to be transmitted by him to General Wafhington, as a glorious token of triumphant liberty over defpotic oppreflion. Convent Garden Theatre.--The ellimate of the whole property, from the late fale, amounts to 68,oool. When Beard and Rich, &c. fold to Colman, Powell, Harris, Dagge, and Leake, the price was 6o,oool. Cohnan fold his quarter to Mr. Harris for 20,00(51 Da ge and Leake fold their tiares to Mr. Harris in the fame proportion. Drury Lane Theatre, which is a kafehold, fold by Garrick (his moiety) to MefT. Sheridan, Linley, anc3 Ford, for 33,0001. The leafe of the houle from the Duke of Bedford has but four years to come, but the leafe is ready to be renewed. This day the various fpcctacles, regular and irregular, are opened ; and the Metropolis will pour forth its multitudes in every direction to pay their falutations to the feafon. It would be a curious calculation to afcertain the number of people within the Bills of Mortality, that will devote this day to pleafure, and the fum of money they will fpend. On Saturday at -Guildhall No. 22,622 was drawn a prize of ioool. No. 43,520, a prize of iool. and No. 34,229, 1,469, 44,093, 37,523, and 32,296, prizes of 50I. each. George Stracton, Efqt of Tew Park, Oxford-fhire, has given the living of Great Tew to the Rev. Mr. Naih, Vicar of Enftone, void by the death of the Rev. James Afhton. The Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, notwith-flanding the anertions to the contrary, we are af-fured, have not as yet given leave for the erection of a monument in that Cathedral to the memory of Mr. Howard, or any other perfon. By a letter from Thurfo, in Caithnefs, of the 14th of March, we learn, that a dreadful thunder ilorm had happened there, accompanied with flames of lightning. The lightning did not do any confiderable damage, though it ftruck upon a houfe, and made its way into it in feveral directions. The explofion refembled the difcharge of a cannon. Yefterday morning, at five o'clock, a fire broke out in a warehoufe at King's-head-yard, Tooley-ftreet; but afliilance being readily procured, it was foon got under* after much alarming the neighbourhood. !On Satnrday lad a Mr. M. who was intituled to fell 500GI. in the 3 per cent, confols. abfeonded - with the fame. Application was made to the Public - office; Bow - ftreet; in confequence of which, meiTengers were difpatched to all the fea-ports to ftop his going abroad. A foreigner whofe name ifVilloni, and who was employed at Daublgny's, in St. James's ftreet, as confectioner, on Saturday night abfeonded from that houfe, and has taken with him a fmall iron cheft, containing near two thoufand guineas. On Saturday evening the Coroner's Inqueft fat on the body of a young woman who was found poifoned at a gentleman's chambers !n the Temple ; when, after an examination of witnefles, they brought in their verdict Accidental Death. At Kingfton afiizes an action was tried at the fuit of Mr. Curling LeiTee, of St. Saviour's pa-rifh, Southwark, againft Mr. Hedger, of the Dog and Duck. The action was laid for the damage arifing to the plaintiff from the- defendant's ereclipn of a new market in St. George's Fields, to the prejudice of that in the Borough, fecured \xy two Acts of Parliament, (28 and 30*, Geo. II.) which enacts, that no market fhall fee erected within 1000 yards of that in the Borough. Evidence being heard in proof of the plaintiff's right, an objection Was darted to his leafe. An offer was then made by the defendant of a certain annual payment to the parifli; which being recommended by Mr. Jullice Gould, the caufe was withdrawn, and is in a (late of adjuftment. Another quellion was tried at the fame aflizes to determine the Jurifdidtion of the City of London and County of Surrey to certain Jurifdic-tions in Southwark. The profecution was brought againft the City Magillrates for granting a licence to Mr. Hedger, of the Dog and Duck. Previous to the Jury being fworn, the Recorder objected to the competency of the Sheriff to return the Jury, or the Jury to try the caufe, as being parties interefted, and on feveral other grounds. A fpecial verdict was given, ftating all the facts, and referring them to the determination of the Court of King's Bench. At Leicefter aflizes, a Clergyman, aged 63, convicted of felcnioufly folemnizing a marriage in the church of Frilby, without publication of banns or licence of marriage firft had and obtained, was ordered to be tranfported for 14 years. At the aflizes at York the following prifoners received fentence of death, viz. Thomas Lafl-ley, John Stephens, John Booth, Edward] Williams, Lydia Williams, and Thomas Lambert, for highway robbery; James Hartley, James Hall, John Fofter, John Proftor, Ifabella Chapman, for burglary ; John Gills, otherwife Bsft, for horfeftealing; and John Hodgkinfon, and George Stocks, for Grand Larceny, without the benefit of the ftatute. Before the Judge left the city he reprieved John Booth, Lydia Williams, Thomas Lambert, James Hall, John Fofter, John Proctor, Ifabella Chapman, John Hodgkinfon, and George Stocks. DIED.] Lately, at Fayette ville, North-Carolina, the vvorfhipful and Hon. Richard Cafwell Efq; Speaker of the Senate, and Graad Mafter of the Mafons of that State. He was a Member of the firft Congrefs in 1775, and has repeatedly been elected Governor of that State.-Saturday laft, at Brighthelmftone, Capt. Edward Broadley Burrow, of his Majefty's firft regiment of Life Guards;- '--On-'U-Gre?tiway, of Dronfield, Derbyshire, merchant; to furrendtr April 23, 26, and May 15, at ten, at the Tontine Inn, inSbefiSeld. Attorney, Mr. James Wheat, in Sheffield, or Mr. Charles Uwen, Villiers-ftreet, York-buildings, LondoA. Daniel W*d, of Catherine ftreet, in the Strand, Mid-dlefext taylor; to furrender April 10, at twelve, May 4, at fix, �nd ij, af five, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Diwfon, Clemeut's-inn. Dividends to be made. fohn Balcb the elder, of Clare-market, Middlefex, poulterer; May 4, at fix, at Guilchall, London. William Branwick^ late of Manchefter, but now of Penny-bridge, Lancafhire, fringe-manufacturer; April 26, at ten, at the Braddyl's Arms, in Ulverftone, Lancafhire. Certificates to be granted. John Richman Webb, of Chertfey, Suiry, grocer; on or Ibefore April 24. Juhn Bridges, of Jpfwieh, Suffolk, hofier and hatter ; on or be fere April 24. Archibald Little, late Surgeon of the Princefs Royal Eaft-Indiaman, but now of Draper's-courti Lothbury, London, dealer and chapman.; on or before April 24. Abrahim Ifrael Nunes, (partner with Ifaac lfvael Nunes, of Hackirey, Middlefex, and Benjamin Nunes, of the Iflahd of Barbadoes) merchant; carrying on trade under tha firm of Ifaac, Abraham, and Benjamin Nunes; on or before April 241 Ifaac Mael Nunes; (partner with Abraham Ifrael Nunes, of H*ckney, Middlefex, and Benjamin Nuner, of the lfland of Burbadoes) merchant, carrying on traJe under the firm of Ifiat, Abraham, and Benjamin Nunes; on or before April U> . .___. . Tkit Day tvere publijbed; In Three Volumes, Price 9s. fewed, THE ADVENTURES of JOHN of G A U N T, DUKE of LANCASTER. By JAMES WHITE, Efq; Attth** of Earl Strongbow, Conway Caftle, *c. P*4ntet> for G. G. J. �nd J. Rubinfon, Paternoftet-row. MANUSCRIPT SERMONS. TO be diip'bfed of, fifteen Dozen of Man�-fcript Sern-.ons ; campofed and preached by a 1 at- Orthodox Divine of the Church of England, who was nesr fixty Years Curate and Lecturer of a large and populous PuriuS near London. Tne Author's Name will be given to the Purchafer 5 they are warranted Originals, and writccn in a very fair Hand.. Apply {poft-piid) to J. Deighton", Holborn ; who ha's now on Sate a Very cxtenfive Cnllgftina of Sulu t^*m c�w �S"e. _, [837, KENT ELECTION. THE FREEHOLDERS of the County of KENT, refident in and near theJCities of London ariA Vveftminfter', and the Borough of Southwark, are earnef'ly requefted to meet at the King's Head Tavern in the Bo-, rough, rear London-Bridgej on Wednefday the 7th Day of April, at feven c'Clock in the Evening, to confider of the moft effectual Means of fupporting the Independence of the County, and of fecuting the Re-Elec"t:oh of F1LMER HONEYWOOD, Efq; their prefent worthy Reprefenti'-tive. I?*'1- A REWARD. " WHOEVER can give Information of OSBORN OAKLEY, a Nati-.c of Carmarthen", South Wales, Mariner, being jl'ne or dea^l, (hall receive i R'.w-rd nf hve Guin-as. If the faid O&orn Oakley is alive he will hear of fomething to his Advartige. The lift Place lx was known to be at is the City of Chefter. Arply to Mefl". Mafli-.y and Rir.haids, at Chefter1, Mr. Moriun Thomas, Norfolk-ftreet, Strand, Loudon : or Mt. Tho.r.M Jon-s, Attorney, Carmarlhen. [856 CANAL NAVIGATION from LEEDS ta" LIVERPOOL. A S the Bill now depending in Parliament for jt\. C'impleating the faid Canal is not likely to be paifeJ before the 9th Day of April next (which is the Time appointed by the Acl for he lding the next General AffemblyJ, and tht Treafurer and others being in London attending the faid Bill, it ispropofed to adjourn the faid next General Aflembly fot three Weeks further; Notice is therefore given', That the faid General Affe nbiy wi il be held for Dispatch of Bufinefs on Friday the 30th Day if April next, at the Houfe of Mr. Tatham, theTalh)t, in Bradford^ by Elevert o'Clock in the-fore ioon, wVn and where the Proprietors, by themfelves tr Proxies, aie requefted to attend. [^3*- 27th March, 17co. JAMES HEBD1N", Clerk. HERTFORD and MIDDLESEX. SAINT ALBAN's ROAD. NOTICE is hereby giVen, That a General Meetinj of the Truftet s ap oinced to put in Execution the feveral AcTs of Parli ment fnr repairing the Highway*' leading fro�:i the Fold, in the County of Mid.ilefex, to Shafford Houfe, in the County of Hertford, is appointed to be held at the Woolpack, in St. Alban's, oxl Monday, the 19th Hay of Apiil, 1790, by eleven of the Click in . the Forenoon ; when the Toi.s, p yable at the two Gates of St. Alban's and South-Mims, will be lctt by Auction 10 the beft BiJder, for any Time not exceeding thiee Years, not lefs than oae Year, 1 n his finding piopcr Security fot the pundtual Payment of the Rent thereof. The faid Tolls are nowlett to Mr. Thomas Waters, Stationer of South Audrey ftreet, Grufvenox-fquare, London^ for the Sum of one Thoufand five Hundred aud twenty Pounds per Year, for three Ycfcrs, ending the xSth. Day of June, 1790, at twelve o'Clock at Nooh� By Order of the Truftees; *68q1 W. KENTISH, Clerk: - , ,, �� ' 1 ,, �* To the PROPRIETORS of EAST-INDIA STOCKA Ladies and Gentlemen, THE Election of fix Directori for the Eaft-India Company, being appointed for Wednefday the 14til Inftanr, the Favour of your Votes and lntereft is requefted fot rhe following Gentlemen, viz. JACOB BOSANQUET, Efq* THOMAS CHEAP, Efq; LIONEL DARELL, Efq; JOHN ROBERTS, Efq; ROBERT THORNTON, Eifq; JOHN TOWNSON, Efq; Which will very much oblige* Ladies and Gentlemen, Your moft hamble Serf JdtS; James Moffjtt, William Devavnes William Money, S. Lulhingcon, Thomas Parry, William Benfley� Thomas Pattle, William Elphinltoaej Abraham Robarts', Thomas Fitshugh, David Scoit, Jonn Hunter, Nathaniel Smith, Hughlngls, John S.nith, Paul le Mefurier, George Tatem, John Manfliip, John Travers, Thbs. Thea. MetcalA, Stephen Williams, Charles Mills, John Woedhoufei Eaft-India Hiufe, April 1, 1790. f 1tfw� by the Name of Dudley-Pert. For particular! apply to Mefl*. D'ckan and Warren, Attornies, Drayton, Shropfhire \ or Thomas. Gifcbans, 1 f:j Wolverhnmptan, �6 97 ;