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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 10, 1790, London, Middlesex The ( L O N D O K; ) PriceTliree-Pence Halfpenny okly. From SATURDAY, April io, to T tr'E S D A Y, April MONDAY], April 12. *VT rjfo LONDON GAZ.ETffi 8r. James's, April 7; T!^2^^^-%fev. HIS day Count Revicikyi �&i^?-^4^3, Envoy - Extraordinary j an*'many, and the acccflton 0f Leopold the Second to the Crown of Hungary and Bohemia; and alfo to notify die death of her Royal Highnefs the Arch-Duchefs Elizabeth. To which he was introduced by his Grace the Puke of Leeds, his Majefty's Principal Secretary bf State for Foreign Afraiji, and conduced by Stephen Cottrell, Efq; Afliltant Mailer oF the Ceremonies. Whitehall, April 6. The King has been pleafed to order a Conge d'Elire to pafs the Great Seal, empowering the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Afaph to elecl a Bilhop of that See, the fame being void by the death of Vie Right Reverend Father in God, Doctor Samuel Halifax, late Bilhop thereof; and his Majelly has alfo been pleafed, by his Royal Sign Manual, to recommend the Right _Reverend Father in God Lewis Lord Bilhop of Norwich to be by them chofen Bilhop of the faid See of St. Afaph. . The King has alfo been plenfed to prefent the Reverend Richard Birch, jun. to the rectory of Widington, in the county of Eil'ex and diocefe of London. Lard Chamberlain:'s Office, Jpil 8. Notice is 'hereby given, that his Majefty will have a Levee at St. James's 041 Wednefday next the 14th inft. Orders for the Court's going into mourning on Sunday next, the nthinftant, for the late Emperor 'of Germany, viz. The Ladies to wear black filk, fringed or plain linen; white gloves-, necklaces and ear-rings, black of white "fhdesj fans and tippets. Undrefs, white or grey luftrings, tabbies, or Vjamaiks. The Gentlemen to wear black, full trimmed, ifringed Or plain linen, black fwords and buckles. Lfndrefs, grey frocks. Tae Court to change the mourning on Sunday fche 13th inftant, tfz. The Ladies towear black filk or velvet, coloured ftbbdns., fans and tippets, or plain white, or white and gold, or white and filver Huffs, with black- ribbons. The Gentlemen to wear black coats, and black "or plain white, or white and gold, or white and filver ftuiFwaifteoats full trimmed, coloured fwords and buckles. And on. Thurfday the Z2d ihllant the Ge>uft to go oat of mourning. Dre/derr, March, t%. Yefterday Count de Hartzfcld had a public audience of the Ele&or in the character bf Ambaflador Extraordinary from the EAe&or of Mentz, as Arch-Chancellor of the Empire, to notify the vacancy of the Imperial Throng and Formally to invite his Electoral Highnefs to appear at Frankfort> in perfon or by proxy, on the iftof July next, in order to proceed to the election of a'hew Emperor; Corn Excb&nge, London. RETURNS of COR.N anage Price per Quarter. i. s. a. 1. i. d. Barley - 9999 12439 j^ 10 1 4 I* Bean's *�� izjc 1484 16 8 I 4 0 Malt - 3518 a I IS 9 O-ats - 3489 14 10 6 IS 8 Peftfe - iyg 409 9 4 I 7 4 Rye - 60 S5 11 3 I 8 6 Rape Seed -~. - Jx - - Wheat - 8414 7 i, 2 10 5 COUNTRY-NEWS. Oxford, April 10. The Bi%p of Saliibury has collated Dr. Holmes to the Prebend of Lyme Regis. Yefterday Mr* Richards, of Trinity,- and Mr. Williams, of Brazen Nofe, were elected Fellows of Oriel College. Much has been faid in the public papers of the fize and weight of the famous Leiceiterlhire Ox j but a correfpondent fuppofes that one, fuperior in, every refpeft, wlas killed on Thurfday the ill inftant by Mr. Trinder of Wantage. The following are particulars : Feet. Inches. Xength - 128^ Height - � - 5 11 > when alive.  Girth - - - 11 1.3 Weight of the four quarters 100 fcore 81b. Looie fat of 14.1b. to the Hone, 19 flone^lb. His hide, which vva3 remarkably thin, weighed tight fcore cjlb* The ox was bred i� Here-l^rdfliire. S H I P-N E W  S. April 9. Wind N. E. blows hard. Came down, and failed, the Helled, Fincher* for Liver-1 Pool, and Brothers* D&vis, for Dublin. Remain I to the Downs the Paragon, Clodd, for Oftejid.. Deal, April 10.' Remain1 in the Downs the iNimble cutter, and Paragdn> Clodd, for Oftehdi Wind N. I. blows hard. ~ LONDON. Their Majeftiesand the three eldeft Prince/Tes, attended as ufual by the Lords and Ladies in Waiting, went yefterday noon from the Queen's Lodge to the Chapel Royal, Windfor, where they heard Divine Service and a Sermon J after which they returned to dinner at the Lodge. Their Royal Highnefl'es the Dukes of York and Clarence dined yefterday with their Majefties and the Princeffes at Windfor-Lodge. The Princeffes Mary, Sophia, and Amelia, are to continue their country refidence at K*w till the repairs at St. Alban's Lodge, Windfor, are coffl-pleated. The Grand Duke of Tufcany, previoufly to his departure to his new dominions, declared that, whether the war with the Turks mould continue or not, the port of Leghorn Ihould (till remain neutral. Letters from Copenhagen mention, that the Danifh Court intend to fit out fix of their largeft veffels this fpring to cruize in the Baltic as a fleet of obfervation. Many people wonder that the National Af-fembly of France proceed fo flovvly in their great de/ign. It ougkt rather to be wondered that they have done fo much. In the fhort fpace of a revolving year have they not levelled defpo-tifm with the duft, and reared in its place the firft principles of a fyftem of liberty, unequalled in the world ? Sir Jofhua Reynolds has, within thefe few days, received a moft flattering teftimony of the high eftee n he is held in both as a mailer in his art, and an elegant writer, and that from no lefs a perfonage than the Emprefs of Rnffia. Count Woronzow, the Ruffian Ambaffador, waited on Sir Jofhua on Friday, by the exprefs order of her Majefty, to communicate her thanks to that illuilrious artift for the great fatisfaftion Ihe had derived from the perufal of his difecurfes delivered at the Royal Academy, and for a large pi&ure that he had painted for her Majefty. The Count delivered Sir Jofhua, at the fame time, a gold box with the Emprefs's pifture fet in diamonds, as a prefent from her Imperial Majefty. That Abyffinian Bruce publifhes, is occafioned principally by the undoubted evidence tranfmitted to Europe by Sir William Jones, of that Gentleman's refidence in the Palace of the Sovereign of Abyflinia, whom he ferved as phyfician. The Nancy, White, from Liverpool to London, is.ilranded at Beaumaris. The Er.deavour, Hearne, from New-York to Belfaft, was Wrecked on the Weftern Ifles the 27th of Jarcnary lafh The circufflBanCes-th^t gave- rife to Aft duel (mentioned in our laity between Majp* Bobart, Secretary to the Lor& Lieutenant* and Mr. Clirran, a Counfellor, are thefe: Mr. Curran, in delivering his fentiments in the Houfe of Commons, had fpoken fome words which a Mr.. Giffard took up as applied to himfelf. He took an Opportunity foon after of making a ftick over Mr. Curran's head. Mr. Cur-raii fent a gentleman to Major Hobart to ftate this indignity* with a requcft that Mr. Giffard might be difmiffed. Major Hobart did not comply with this requifition ; and after fome correfpondence betwixt him and Mr. Curran, the refult was a challenge on the part of Mr. Curran. The parties accordingly met at a feat of Lord Carhamptpiv'Si near Dublin, Mr. Hobart being attended by Lord Carhampton, and Mr. Curran by Mr. Egan. The ground being measured, the parties prefented their piftols together; but Mr. Curran only fired. When the Major recei/ed his antagonist's fire, he advanced a ftep, and aflced Mr. Curran if he was fatisfied } Mr. Curran replied, " Sir, you have made it impoffibie for me not to be fatisfied." The fhot did not take effecl. A city buck has lately abfeonded, leaving an account of 14,000!. mhms on the books of the' Houfe to which he belonged. The Weftminfter Grand Jury oh Tuefday iaft prefented the private Infurance carried on in that City, to the Court, as a nuifance of the moft alarming nature ; and the Foreman, at the fame time, made fome juft and well timed remarks on the general evil of lotteries, though fan&ioned by aft of Parliament... A perfon who has lately opened a fchool about one hundred 'miles from town, gives notice in han4rbills, that he it lately from London, and teaches youth after the neweft fafhion, having difcovered a method of making the dulleft lads and wenches take their learning without licking of ,them ; and that inftead of rods, canes, &c. he intakes ufe of nothing but good words, gin gerhread, and fweetmeats. On Tuefday laft a fire i>roke out at t*he Elms Farm, near Dover, which confumed two barns together with the lodges, four carts, a waggon, and a large quantity of corn and ftraw. At the hre on Thurfday night laft in Charles-ftreei," while Mr. Payne, whofe houfe Was on fire, was-bufied in faving his" moft valuable effaces from ihe flames, his pocket was picked in the mob of- bank notes to the amownt of 150I, Cannon', the Mlaniaci Who t&re down the ftand-the Court-yard, ai St. James's, was on J^idp^inet in Ruffel-ftreet, Cov,ent-Garden, by one of Sir Sampfon's Wright^ officers, who brought him to the Public Office, from whence he has been twice ordered to be palled to his own parifh, in the Ifle of Man* but has each time efcaped from the country conftables. He faid, that he was laft paffed as far as Towccfter, where the conftable, in whofe care he was, gave him a Grilling and his pafs, which he produced. He then came to London, and was now going to St. James's; but Sir Sampfon, thinking a prifon more proper for his reception c'nan a palace has ordered him to be confined in TothUl-fields bride-welf. On Saturday laft Guanard Valloni, a Neapolitan, and Hubert Martignon, a native of France, were finally committed to take their trial, for felonioufly Healing from the dwelling-houfe of Mr. Daubigny one iron cheft, value four guiueas and a half, and 1200I. in caih and Bank notes, contained therein, the joint pianperty of Colonel Tarletort> and Captain Georgeirlardy. MARRIED.] On Thurfday laft, at St. Mary-le-borte, Mr. Phillips, of Clifford's-inu, to Mifs Mary Stckes, only daughter of the Rev. Jofeph Stokes, late^ of Charles - Town, America, de-ceafed. -� On Wednefday, Mr. Edward Strick-and, of Corporation-row, St. John's ftreet, ja-panner and painter, to Mifs Maria Matilda Wefton, yonngefl-Jaughter of Mr. Wm. Wefton, enameller, of Greenhill's-rents, Smithfield. DIED.] Yefterday fe'nnight, Tho. Boggis, Efq; an eminent baJEe^manufafturer, and one of the Aldermen of Oelchefter.-On Friday laft, after a few days illnefs, Mifs Mapy Jones, of Bow.-On Wednefday laft, Mifs Martha Stratton, daughter of Thomas Stratton, Efq; of The Grove, Hackney.-On Saturday fe'nnight, at Ipfwich, Mrs. Clofe^ mothex of the Rev. H. Clofe, Reftor of Hitcham. BANKRUPTS. John Duke, now' or late of Bolton upon Dome, York-rtme, linen-drape-- and fhopkeeperj ro funender April xo, 21, and May %%, at ler, at the: Great R!ack Bali, in Wake-fieJd, Vork-fhire. Attorney, Mr. Carr, in Birftall, near Leeds, Yorkfhire. Richard Gardner, of Caftle Cary, Somerfetftiire, linen-draper; to furrender April �7, a8, and May 22, at ten, at the Greyhound Inn, in Wincamon, Somerfeifliire. Attorney, Mr. Djne, Cough fquaie", London, or Mr. Meffiter, Wincanton, Somerfetihire. John Ridehslgh, late of Colne, Lancashire, woolftapler j to furrender May 20, at lis, and 21, 22, at nine, at the Red-lion, In Colne. Thomas Whittell, of St. James'a Market, Middlefex, butcher; to furrender April 14,20. and May 22, at ten, at GuiUhaU, London. Attorney, Mr. Montagu, NalTau-ftrtct, Sobo. Dividends to be made. John Mylej, of Cslemaa-flreet, in the city of London, Carpenter; May 8, at five, at Quildjiall, London. Mark Pye and Thomas Haw, both e tr.ninc i and exercifed as ih? La.v iJirids D.t ed this Thitti-j'.h Day of March, One Thou.''r:> Oakl.-^ is alive he will hear of fomething to his Advantage. The l.iit I'lace he was known to, be at is the City of Chefter. Apply to Mcft*. Ma(T�y an . Within 36 Miles of London, in a h- It'v Si uaci m, AComfortable large MANSION-HOUSE; well furnifhtd ; With an excenfive Manor, flocked with Plenty of Game. The Tenant'rnay he accommrdie \ with Upwards of 4* Acres of Grafs Lan.-*, lyin/ round the Houfe. For Particulars in^nire at KhWi Floor'c oth Waiehoufe, South End of Bedrorii-row. � oc6 PRIVAtii EDUCATION. ~" THE Friends of young Perfoas, def.gned for the UNIVERSITY, the PROFESSIONS, or t..� SUPERIOR LINES of BUSINESS, are informi-d, that a Clergyman) accuironied ti conduit the fiuifhin^ P�rt of Education, leceivfs into iiis Houfe, well ti'uated r.par Loodop^ a limited N�nb-r of Pup/is. Tiipy are treated libera 1) -% the Plan of thiit lnnrudion is fuic d to t ie Situ itiTn in Lite for which thev are inti-nded, ana includes A'dvantages no; ufuatly found iri larger Sejjainarie;. Apply at M'drs. Sikes, Smith, anth ; Thorpe, Exeter; Ruflel, Guildford ; Flcckton, Canterbury; Barharr.^ Northampton; Smith, Bedford; Robinfo*, Amp'.hii!; iiti al! other Bookfellers in every City and Coujsty Town in the Kingdord | in which they wiu fir.d unque'tiocablc and convincing Proofs of the Efficacy of his Operations in rlie Cifrc of the following Difeafes, v.t. Scurv'cs, ahd other 1'vpur t-e or' the Skin ; ObMruclions incident to the Fair-Se. ; ConfJcsp-rions, Dropfies, obftinateRheumatif n, Cofltraftions, VVliire Swellings, fchfophulous Complaints, fixe.d Pains, Uice:s, Fiftulas, Sc'iirr^us Tuiho.i.-s, Hyiteric mc other Difoftlers of the Nerves, &c. &c. f^f Further Fart'culer* may t�J kn^rt by Letters, Poft-pai*. t*S* ;