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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - August 26, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Four 'Pence. From T H U R S D AY, AugVst 26, FRIDAY, August 27. Yeferday arrived (be Mail from France. Frankfort, Aug. 7. 4 F^^&^iy&^O** HE D**t &r the eleclion to -Hit" n of an Emperor will, it is thought, open the �th or 10th of this month. The Republic "of Genoa have ient their permif-fion to M. Allogrotti,, . their Minifter at VjeraSa, f^^M^^^i' to - accept the invitatlpn pss^^r^wig$h has been given 'to .tlie Foreign Minifters refifeg at Vienna, to to Frankfort, to be prefent at the ceremony of the coronation. _ : ,. ' A camp is forming at Canftadt, in Wirtenj-bourg, of 3000 men, of the Circle of Suabia. After the review they are to join the army appointed to put in force the execution on Liege. a Paris, Aug. 20. The Memorial read on the 6th inrt. in the National Aflembly by the Mini-jfter of the War Department is publifhed,; and Contains a very clear expoiition of the dilbrders prevalent in the army. . S H I P - N E W S. Wind S. E. Arrived, 1" Dial, Aug. z$. Wind S. E. Arrived, and failed for the River, with the Fort William Eaft Indiarrran, the Statira, Thompfon, from New Hampshire, and Mary Ford, Blackbarir'; from $arbadoes; Sailed the; Southampton frigate to $he Weftward. Came down his Mayfly's fhip Caftor, and remains with the reft of the flups as fcer laft, . and Woolwich and. Sheerne's tenders. The outward-bound are under fail.  '/''�' u Gravfend, Aug: 23. . Palled by the' Frances sind Ann'; Tonicity, frOm Belfa'it; Catherine, ^Dickens, from Bremen; Jenny, lourn, from MMPel; Refolution, Lee, from Konigfburgh'; Frederick^ Beaton, from Stettin ; George, .Whit2fide~s, frdra Oporto; Carolina, Sorenfon, and Providence, Nelfoa, from Norway; \$\&, Fotheriy, and Venus, Medd, from Reterlburgjlii; fcfazard\ jobnforii and Gbriftiana, Baulk, fror* j)antzickV:'  I  ...COUNTRY r Wolverhampton, Auguji N E W S. . - . 0; 25- On . Monday mornin-g a couple prefented thetnfelves at the Hymenealaltar of the Collegiate Church in this >town : the bridegroom upwards of 50 years of ,.age,j the. bride little more, than 14.I .When the clergyman had got about half through theimarriage: ceremony, the intended ybmhfui fpoufe abraptly ruined from the. altar, leaving the dileonfblate bridegrodai in -rather an awkward ifcuation. Notwithfianding, however, the yielding maid was/yefterday-forenoon prevailed on again to repair to the church,, accompanied by her mother, "where the. enamoured Jjjjdegroom Received hef harjd, and "the half consummated ceremony -of the preceding day was fully eom-pleated. _ - ' '  L O N DO N.. . Yefterday evening his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, accompanied by Major-General Lake, fet off from Carleton-houfe to his feat at Bagftiot-park. Yefterday evening the Marquis of Harrington � was chriftened at Devonftiire-rhoufe, Piccadilly, where there was a grand entertainment on the bccafion. The.fportfors were his Royal Highnefs ithe Prince of Wales in perfon, the Duke and Duchefs of Portland, and Countefs Dowager Spencer, The Duke of Bedford has a itioft fplendid party .*u Wooburn Abbey, and it is to be ilill further in-chafed. Mr. fox fet off yefterday on a vifit to the Duke of Bedford, at Wooburn Abbey, Bedfordihire. Wednefday the Didator, of 64 guns, at Chatham, was put into ccmmillion, and the command given ~ to Capt. Richard Rodney Blighe. Sir Richard King is to hoift his flag; on board her in the Downs, � His Majefty's packet theDukeof Cumberland, which is arrived at Falmouth from New-York, fpoke with the graud fleet the 2zd inft. in latitude 49. 40. and long. 6. 35. fleering to the Eaft-Ward, and failing very ilowly. The above packet has brought over remittances to the merchants to the amount of more .than ioo,oool. behdes orders for a great quantity of goods. The Eaft-India Company's fhip,. Prince William Henry, bound to Bengal, was fpoke with by a Portuguefe ftijp, .bound to Li/bon, in May kit, in lat, 2 deg. 40 fee. S. and long. 20 deg. W. all well. The Warren Haftings, outward-bound, was tilfo fpoke with in lat. 6 deg. N. long. 25 W. 2>he parted company with the Hawke, bound to Bengal the 14th of May laft, in lat. 46 deg. N. all "well. The Earl Talbot Eaft-Indiam an, bound to China, was fppke with by aa Arrierican fhip, in Ut,'-i'.S. and long. 28.W. ' Yefterday1 arrived" a mail frcim Lifbonj brought W Falraoufeh by the Hanover packet, in r6'days. Vauxhall was' laft_illghjt^ofed f^.ji^e.feijlQnj l^'a-pdb^aj)^' w� fear,thgf have�Efketra*9&-. KIRKCUDBRIGHT RESOLUTIONS, v | Our Neighbours now feel thfeirfolry in TeTefv|ng the Feudal Syftem and Courj of. SeffioiQ.-i-i�deed the impolicy of the iSth and.i^th articles?of union, in this rpipec>, is obvfeas. : ~\, .� { . We wifh them all manrfer" of their endeavours to deftrty 'this and'every, national diftincl;ion, and would be. exceedingly Juippy, if fftme gentleman of profejConal abilities.^voul'd favour the public with an inveliigation-of this new and important, fubje"ft., � } The Refolution's aflerti "that all Trials in " civil as well as criminal caales were ahtiently " by Juries.-This-is an Important fa�t, and the enquiry bov) it -was loft, inuft be carious.-�A wide field of legal and political difquifition opens : for fo far as we have been able to inform our-felves, even in criminalcaufes the-Scotch madeof proceeding is far inferior to. the Englifh. I Jn cafes of treafon or felony by Peers, and X>f treafon, by Commoners, the law ahd praftice of Engtand-are the fame ; fo far,''therefore,, the. Scots have the benefit, firft by a^and-j^, a|id afterwards of trial by a Petit Jury/ BiSt in all-other cafes, the King's Advocate, by .Ills own mere authority, may bring any pw(bn to tqal y without the intervention- of ja.Gtand Juryv aad;' his fate is decided, not by twelve men, by^'par-1 haps by a Jingle vote, a majorfty'bnly hei^^ ceffary to find the verdiiil. ' "rr1! The transfers of different flocks^ on Wednefday, exceeded thefdm of 2qib,oopl. about 40,0001. of which was purehafed by the Court of Chancery. > ' A ftrong-inftance of Amor. �.pafrife, and %&f6n tjfe5 Sir art J Ri&rdfsU ftid Port'; to"regulate'.j)|e Pij lotage, Portepigej Anchorage, Moora^?, aadi Navigation; of V!?ff;is!j;fe>d ^&tt laying1 downxf Ball�- " .  We are happy to fay there is no truth in th^ account qf a thunder-ltorm at Edinburgh, which rent the fpife .of St. Andrew's church. 6 , Laft^ Wednefday night, atttfre^eloeJu imJPg. the abfence of the family, who, are at Margate^ a fire broke out at the houfe.'Of Mr.'Legg, ceachj painter in Gate-itreet, Lincoln's Inn Pie}&4 Notwithftanding the immediate attendance of 'till, ertgines, it continued to rage till the m,?rningi totally confuming five houfes, and damaging fel veral. We are extremely forry to inform eur readers, that, by the fudden falling of the front into Gate-ftreet, two men, affilling" at'th�'Sun fire engine, were killed, one qf whj&m, a journeyman cbachmaker at Mr. Thorpe's, Holborn, was killed on the fpot, and has left a wife and chil-draen. The other was Carried to St. Bartholomew's Hofpital, where he died yefterday morning at nine o'clock. The Rev. David Davies, Rector of Landough, in Glamorganfliire, is indufted to the living of Roath, vacant by the death of John Prieft, A. M. MARRIED.] A few days fince,, Mr. Jofeph Winfket, of Lothbury, to Mifs'Mary Ruffell, of Oxford-ftreet.-Wednefday, at Walthamftow, Mr. Barent Gompertz, fon of Solomon B. Gom-pertz, Efq. to Mifs Keyfer, of Layton. DIED.] Laft week, fuddenly, at the Bell-: Savage, Ludgate-hill, the Rev. ThomMDento . L E ICES T � R S HI-R E. To. be S O L" D, e FREEHOLD Liog f$&itt.ft;iri the (aittH:i)r any Term not excceding Seven Yijrs j or 3 gotd Marifi qi-fibiufe, - in a-^leafanc Situation, with-an - eligible Eftate f/onn 300I. to 500I. j>er Annum furrouniling it, would, iti^redeiraWeroaPtfvdsa!e^,^be accepted in Part of Pay- Ap{4y;ft) ,Mr; Bray, Gr�Sat Ruflell-ftreet, Bloonifcury, -J L9^h ^.;er Mr."Par^s, junior, Lefcelter. ' [213^ . 1 1 ; .. ' 1 . 11 .1" 1 . 1 1 ....... � .....� STOCKPORT, CHESHIRE. Tp be SOLI),.; by Private Contraft, Ahagcthex, or in the following Lots, THE! FE&.S'lMPLE an dINHERlTANCE, or Vhe R|i4A1NT)'ER of a: very long TERM of YEARS under-nj^ntioned .Premtfes: _^ L&t I. Ajjthofe Ereftions or Buildi'rgs now ufsd^s a Cotton Factory, litu'ate viear the Centre of the Town of SSpckport, hi theCounty-xif CbaJier, in a Plaoe called Watfo.Vs nearer 'Carr'�. snr .the Top of the Hil!-Gafe_, l together w^th f veral Stiedm's'or" -Water coMefted, large Refervoirs, Danif, Wates-Wheel,'Fire-Ergine, and all other Conveniences ncceffary tor carrying. .iKt-(n� Cotton Bufinefs. Alfo Seven Pwelling-HoiM'ej, Two ^Warehbufes, a Stable, and a Piece of Land, ;jioW .occuj^ed ia Twenty~rbur Gardens, adjoining tb, or lying near, die laid Factory,  *Th*-aj*^i?.a6Tpry, Sfirearjas of Water, Refea-voirs, Damsy WatetrWhee!, Firfe-Engiae^ j&c &,c. art convenient , fpr carrying on the Cotton ManufaSuring-^ufioefc in a vcrjr.'e^tenfiye Way.- The Houses are very pleafiintiy l^tuj^d, moft of tham newhtritt'andconvenient for Ma-pufaflurefs;' and the Gardens, if wau.ted, very fuitable jfor'Stiilding upon, br dlfpoling of upoU Chief-Rents. \ Lot' II. Tweive^Chief-Rents, amoiintiii to 36I. ns. 4d. a Year, payable fbr from Land near the above-mentioned Premifes. Lot III. Two other Chief Rents, amounting to 3I. iqi. a Year, alfo payable for ever from Land adjoining to.Hill-Gate, near the above Premifes j together with a fmall Piece of Land, at prefent unbuilt upon. . The above Premifes are now left at the yearly Rent of 445I. and upwards, clear of-all Deductions; but the greateft Part thereof, being in the Occupation of Tenants at Will, is capable of great Advance. Mr. Philip Brierly, ona of the Tenants, will To b,e JJOLDv. by .-prwate Cotrtraft,   c.V*;ry ^efirablei FREEHOLD iind-'COPY- , HOLQfFARM, fituatt ia th� Parilh of Walkerc, in t' e CountB^f -H.ei^ /confiding of'a.^nod Farna-Honfe, with. Bjrn^Sfa^fes,'^n^d a(l ctlwr nscciT^rv .a^d..csnveriient Out-Buila^hgTlrt'Joo\i'and.rubftantiaLl^ep^ of exceeding go34S"�(Sfi1e3r*MeadVw,- ahdi'Pa1fture.'LaAd^ and ,t^r��rf�r-*� 0f�5SW�: lying. prjvfeaty.$ftfl paa1,* iniStOw in. fhera�J fee Prprrietw?t dif-'.taMittfroav I^n^)n-30nM,ie3, rfrsm Hert^rd'. and Ware 9, "an'd?rprHJtev_enage 4,' *' ** -  FSr'ftrther ^.mculirk> i�|uMe dif''l^H. Hfery Allirrgton .Attorney, at H�itfa6M-S':>"v>*-�" ;- -">n'*i4o bm� Maker,. deceaTed^not ffaving ^r^d fiii'Dibn, or ^Manyft,,,^^ Account of thrErtlcis wf,}ch^e'died poffefTed of j the CredicoM of the faid Edward' Elvr?ck*reie- c , -vuuuucf ui proper Steps to be taken.jri order U co-npel an Account of the Aiiita o�the fiid-Deeeafca, and alfo , f the Profits ofthe Partner-ftip Bufvicf* oarshar^a by him in his Life-tW&e, and fa s FaJier,- at Waie&J4 afraid. . i ' * '  ^^derof feyepi0f ^ c�diror� % Twp. Volumes, Price 6s� fejwd,: , - �, LETTERS on the MANNERS...of.fhe FRENCH, and on the FOLLIES' and EXTRAVAGANCIES of the TIMES* > " WriJtensby �n JNDIAN at PARIS. � i London,..printedforC O? Ji and- J. Robinfon, Paternofter- row andW Keymer,' Colcheter. This D�fu ^frWJheb; '" Dedicated to the ffioHiemineol! D�Whe*W SCHEME OF THE IRISH STATE-LOTTERY; Curious FOREIGN WINES, O prime Vintiges (In quart Bottles, legal Meafure), Are fold, at the lowert (Money) Prices, by E. HI BBS, Wine-Merchant, Monument-Yard, London. His plan of felling Wines in legal quarts, the public have been pleafed to approve liberally, and to honour Hibbs with diflihguifhed marks of approbation ; he'now gratefully affures them, chat all Wines fold by him, are, and ever fliall be, abfolutely genuine as imported,- of the full quantity charged, and rendered upon the mod reafon-able profits pofiible. The importance 6f this,plan (unequivocally fair) to private, families in particular, is moft obvious, iince every dozen %ottles are warranted to contain three gaUbns of Wine1, making thereby a confiderable.faving to the-purchafer. Hibbs's profits not being calculated apon terms requijite to fuftain the loffes of long credit, bad debts, &c. &c. he refpedtiully requefts that all orders from the Gonntry may contain remittances for "the amwia^ cr reference for payment in to\vnnd many other Articles; �  Printed'for J. Johifon, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-yard* Where may be had, Any of the preceding Numbers, of complete Sets, in fix; Vols. Price il. $s. in Boards* [2162 Thii Day nuas publijhed, In Two Volumes, Octavo, Price lis. in Boards. TREATISE on the VENOM of the VIPER? on the AMERICAN POISONS, and on the CHERRY LAUREL j and fome other VEGETABLE POISONS. To which are annexed, Obfetvations on the Primitive Stru&Ure of the Aniwial Body; difl&rent Experi-ments on the Reproduction of the Nerves \ and a Dc-fcription of a new Canal of the Eye. With Ten Defcripive Tranflated from the original French oF FELIX FONT AN A. Naturalift to his Royal Highne'fe ihe Grand Duke of Tuf-cany, and Director of his Cabinet of Natural Hiftory, By, JOSEPH. S^ INN EBi, Navy Surgeon, and Member of the Corporation, of Surgeons " -  of London* Printed for J Murray, No. 32, Fleet-ftreet. [1082 This Day was puhl'fbed, PrJcg is. 6d. NEW SPAIN; or, LOVE in MEXICO; an OPERA in Three Afts, as performed at the Theatre Royal in the Hay-Ma:kcti Firft a&ed 01 Saturday July 18, 1790'. Printefi for G. G. J. and J. Robintbii, Paternofter-row. Of whom miy be ha!, Tlie laft riew Fa c?? Try ^iga n, Price is^ 2 � Alfrj Pt'.oe is. 6d. e.i.h,  1. Inkle and Yarico ; an Opera in Thrte. AStii. 2. Ways and Mtans j cr, a Trip to Dover ; a Cvmedy; As performed-at the The .t es Ro.alin C >vent-Ckr.Ieji iiJ the Fay-mirlfet. Written by GIORGE COLMAN, juai 3. Duplicity; a Corr.cdyi 4. The Follies of a Cay; a C.medy. 5. The Choleric Fat' ets; a Comic CperA. * 6. The Noble.Peafa t; aCcmicOp raj ^ Sedudlion; a Comedy. � As performed at ths Theatrij Royal, Prary-Lane, Ci dei, and th? Hay-M r'.i. ti Written by THOMAS HOLCRO.-T. 8. I'll Tcli You What j a Comedy in Five Acts. 9. Such Things Are 5 a Play in Five Act*. 10. The Child of Nature ; 11. Midnight tlour; i Comedy in .Three Acts. 12. Appearance is againft Them j a Farce. 13. The Widow's Vcrtf j a Farce. The laft Four, Price is .each. Wrjtteo by Mr?. 1NCHBALD. ;