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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 4, 1790, London, Middlesex "0. N p O R j Pace JFour ^Pence J From Saturday; Dec. 4>; to t ues d ay, b ec. M O NDAY, Dec. 6. From the London Ga2*tte. * Whitehall, Dec. 4. #C5^v^'ub-Lieutenant, by purchafe, vice Henry" Biundel Atherten, -who retires. foai regiment^of (light) dragoonf, Lieutenant Charles Maddi- "fon, from the 32^ regiment of Foot, to be Cornet, by pur-� chafe, vioe Walter Monteath, promoted, tft regimehi of" foot guards, Honourable Captain George J. Ludtow to be Captain of a ' Beans - Malt - Oats - Peafe - kye - Rape Seed Wheat - a 90 1006 1966 43*7 527 1 o 4663 1. 2718 3475 2305 823 1 e 10803 cl. j6 "A 7 . o 9 o o s. 4 7 '5 19 11 6 o 6 d. 8 8 4 ? 2 o o 4 BANKRUPTS. 1, of Ckatbam,'K.ej)t, chinaman ; Dividends adjourned. Richard JBrown the elder, late of Fluflnng'sralley, Mid-fliefex, carpemtt-; Dec. n, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Firft and final dividend.' George Wood, Gregory Grant, and Charlotte Wood?-of Chandps-ftreet, Cpvent garden, Middlefex, filk-weavers arid co-partners; Jan. 8, at-ten, at Guildhall, London, VFmal dividend. Certificate, to be granted. Jofeph Bttgljy, of Alfesford, HanipllrfTe, facking-noan*-faclurer ; dn or befotje Dec. 25. Bankruptcy enlarged. , John Richardfon and Sifveftsr Hill, of the Strand, in the parifh of St. Martin in the Fields, Middlefex, linendrapers 5 to furrender Feb. 12, at ten> at Guildhall, London. I R E LAN D.  D#blinK Nov. 27. Early yefterday morning the poftboy from Trim to Dubliu'was ftopped near Summer-hill, county of Meath, and robbed of the mails from Gfianard, Edgwprthftown, Caftle-Delvin, Caftle-Pollard, and Trim. �� - ,. , , , .,...... ..._& C O U N TRY -N E W - �� Oxford, D\c. \. Yefterday John L�igh, Efq.. of Bcazen Nofe College, was admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, for which.he went out Grand Compounder. And, on Thurfday, fonr gentlemen were? admitted to the degree of Mafter of Arts, one to the d?^ree of Bachelor of Law, and four to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. ... On-Wednefday evening died, the Rev. Samuel Fonter, A, B. fcholar of Wadham College,, and eldeftfon of the Rev-* Dr. Forfter, Regiftrar of this Univerfity. �   Early On Saturday iflorning taft, Mr. William Davenport, taylor, one of the Common- Council of this city, had the misfortune to fall down $t kitchen ftairsj by which accident his fkull was fo dreadfully fra&ured, that every chirurgical affiit-ance prbved ineffectual, and-he died yefterday morning. Plymomtb, Dec. 2. Yefterday it blew the mod tremetfdous gale from S. S. E. that has been experienced for feveral years paft. The fea raa moan-tains, high, and the frigates lying in the Sound pitdted and rolled iri a very dreadful manner. During the ftorm, feveral trawl'boats came from fea into "Catwater, under' clofe-reefed main-fails, all fafe, except the lofs of one trawl. ' Laft night, at twelve o'clock, during, a' yiblent gale^W. and S. ty- the Hope, of TeignmOiith, Captain Brooks, lying in Cat water, parted'both her cables, and was driven on fhore "near the Bear's Head; and, it is feared, will got olf, as the' rocks are through her bottom 4rr ie- __it �.� _------" ---- - ^ I790. or Drawing-room uatil Thurfday the ' 16th inftai;t, which will be the only "one before the Chriftmas holidays. , The Duke of Clarence, ^jjte are informed, ha^, at length, received the.:f;^ard he juftly merited ~a�d-is nbw appointed an Admiral of G'feit-BritainT . ' . - ' ' J'rirtce William of Gloucefter, the King's liephew, will compleat ^iis education at the Uni-^ verfity of - Gottingen, in jthe ^ledorateT3f~Ha-nover, wh,ere his .Majefty's three fons have now\ finiihftd their UadTes. His Highnefs i� to be' there two years, and will then make a tour on the Continent.  The Duke of Bedford fell from his h'orfe, in a .late hunt near Wooburri, and received a fevere contufkm in his knee and ancle. We are happy to add that no ill confequence is likely to enfue. , Yefte�day arrived at the General Poft-Office 4 one New-York and one Halifax mail, by the Portland packet, Capt. Rogers. The'following Numbers were'drawn Prizes "aljove 15I. on the fixteentb-day.-^'No. 20,326,' '2,000!.'--Nos.; 4*,gij, 3^057, iool.-and Nos. 16,924, 25,296, 50I. -' And on the feventeenth day the following  Numbers were drawn Prizes above 15I.-No. -7,918, a blank, but as firft drawn entitled to 500!.--No. 26,845, 2,oool.-and Nos. 6,276, 8,75c, 38,111, 50I. The 2c,oool. which wa� drawn on the 13 th day, was fold in Ireland. SQjliady is the climate of this country, that the thermometer varied fifteen degrees in 48 hours laft week. The inference is in favonrcf a cau� tion to perfons who are liable to fufF.r by colds, and pulmonic complaints. The faftiionable game in all the great carJ parties at the prefent period is four-handed crib-bage. Whill, as it declines in the Vi eft, rifts with encfeafe of fplendour in the Eaft. We are told of a city club where thjf parties play for ten pounds a game, and bet guineas on the odd trick. We have alio been'informed of-another chefen few on tht city fids of Temple Bar, who lately played at Whift from \�ed�efday afternoon till F&day night* and only left oft* then becaufe two of the party "were unforv^ately:.jeu^- j Thetiyer Seine atRoijen is-keptfo deep at the_j Quays that the lhipsare moored with their Aeaasi to the more. This gives infinit�'�^ommodatjon iff^t. immenfe number of ^r^g-^^Vl1^ , fcotld be imitated at London. The ^lay laftvti at Tunbridge Welffr,. J$t$i Plumptrfj widow  the late FrwJc� �JWo*iptfe, Efq.- Saturda^^orfriTigiiWUlkia Barnard, Efq; of Great It has long icen the Wifii of the Community at large, and morecfpacially tlie religious Part of it, to. be accommodated widv a^BJBLE of a c'onyeifient Pocllbt-Siss 3. � all former EcJtians of thatKindhad been long out of Print, and the fe\� �faL Copies.ttat .remain in +K� ttjmii c/f die Tiadc, bc-lug charged at fo eaormfeus a 'Pricey -tSat they preclude every common Puichafer j neither is there a Supply even of thofe to fiSsry the 'Demands of the Public. �. Thefc ConSderations have induced SCATCH1RD and V/HITAKJ?a. to engago in - printing one wim NOT�S� of a. ftnaltei Sbse, ar.i more elegant, in Type aod Paper, than former Edition : And they cannot but flatter themfelyes, thatj when die Merit of die Work is kaywn,' the Sale *ill anAyer their moft fan* goine Expedtatiops, and reward them fe-thsextreme Anxiety) as well as very greatEicpeace,' they have Encountered, tn this arduous Undertaking. . ' t2945 �.....riL^i �����hi M R. SMITH refoedWallj That the LEASEHOLD Ithe Public, iciverBlad fcf _ _ ____.-------- - -v.t.wi.mruuin it sSAtEonOifionday nexr, at .tXAY-Hlt�i nearBEdKEN-HAM,. KENT, is unavoidably POSTplfiNEtJ till Mondaf the 20th Initant. v C*957 .......- , THE Creditor^ of the Reverend THOMAS COOKE, of CHELSWORTHY, ia Sufiblfc, a� requcfted to fend an Account of their Demands upa* himj � with the Nature of their Securities, to tvfci&s. W.'ind Ji Lyon, Gray's-Inn ; or. to Mr.'Squire, of Ipfwich. [2910 LONDON ANNUITY SOCIETY. fT^HE Members "are defired to attend a General A Meeting of the faid Society, at their Hoisfe ih Ol4 Jilh-ftreet, near St. Paul's, on Friday the Tenth Inibnt* at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, on fpecial Afiairsi 2951]- By Ordert>f the Direflbrs, Dec; i� T7-0. THOTMlAS BEEBLE* Seo of which Ihe had unladen), it is hoped, will bs | commercia! purpofes , thofe at London, where faved. John Baker, of Chatham, Kent, chinaman j to furrendcr Eec. II, 18, and Jan. 15, at ten, at Guildhall, L&fidon. Attorney, Mr. Cooae, Gray'sjiiin-lqwarfi. ; William BurgeJ^, of the Borough, Southwark, Surrey, holier; to i'urrender Dec. 14, 2.8, and Jan. 15, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. D&wes, Angel-court, 'rtrogmorton-ftreet, .London. . Thomas Pittaid, of Sherborne, Dorfetm*re, carrier; to furrender Dec. 7, at eleven, Dec. 18, a-id Jan. 15, at ten, ac Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mefl". B. and W. llernc, Paternoftet-row, London. �Dividends to be made. John Hughes and Daniel Taylor, of New London-ftreet, ii the city of London, grocers; Dec. 2S, at twelve, at Cuildhall, London. Final Dividend. Samuel Harvey, Iaje of Wkkfbrd, ElTex, but now a pri-f>ner in the King's Bench Prlfon, drapery Dec. 2S, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Jarats Saunters, of Kighwortb, Wilr.TiVr, chcefcfaftcr; Ja�. 8, at ten, at Guildhall, London, f trwi Divid;nJ. Richard 'Herbert, late of the tov.-ji of Lnncafter,' ftire, fail-maker ; Dec, 30, at eltven, at the lign of the Grapes, in Lincafter. Firft and final Div.dend. Thomas Kinlyfide, of F.'.iaion-ftrcet, Spiialfields, Middlesex, carpenter j Jan 5, at eleven, at Gu.Liba'l, London. -John G,impin, of Bilhop Startfjtd, Hiir�,rdihore, malt-ftsr; Ja.i. 5, at ten, at GuildlialP, London. NuchanieJ CI flbld the elder, of, Beik/hire, oier-wrj Jan. 18, at tec, at Goidholl, LjudiSii. - The brig, John and Mary, from Honduras, with mahogany, laft from Ireland, was obliged to 1>ring up, in Two Brothers Cove, on a lee fiiore, with two anchors a-head out, and a lafgeXcope of cable. From nine to twelve A. M- the gale in-creafed fo much, that a number of fpeftators' from under th'* Hawe imagined fhe would go to pieces, the fea making a fair breacb over her ; bat, providentially, when the tide turned, the wind fhifted to the wcltv/ard, and the fea calmed. At noon ftie got up her anchors, and is now fafe in Catwater. s'hYp NEWS. Dt(0f Du. 3. Arrived, and failed for the -.River, the Maria, Wllkirifon, and Brothers, Brown, from Oporto. Rem-'in iri the D.~wns his Majefty's fliips Dictator and Soudiai.tpton, and Mrerwyk, Van Graoninger, for Bauv'u. Wind at S. W. blows hard. _ _ . '" Deal, Dec. 4. Arrived, and failed for the River, the Lord Hawkeibury, Coffin, from the South Sea, ao4 Draper, Walker, from Dublin. Remain in the Downs the fhips as per laft, ajid Auguftus Caefar, Fowler; Reward, Leech j Lord Sheffield, Sinclair ; Fortitude, Warden ; Diann> Steward; and jane, Rufl'ef, for Jamaica; and Coftle Doug* las, Cooper, ffir Charles-Town. Wind at W. s. W. Crd-oejcnd, Due. 3. Pafled by the Calais Packet, Gilling-him, frsm Boulogne; Plympton, Price^ from Cdrk J and Rip Burgen, Malama, from Amfterdam. L O N D O N. ' " HOUSE of COMMONS. Sat'urday, Dec. 4, Mr. Gilbert brought up the report, and moved, that the Houfe do refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe on Monday (this day), jm order to grant certain fupplies to his Majefly. ' Agreed to.  The Handing orders of feve.ral Petitions- were difcharged, and motions were made that they be taken into coniideration on remoter days. Mr. Steele prefented an account of money ilTued from the Treafury, for purchafmg provifibns for the troops belonging to the Eaft and Weft-Indies, amounting to 81,999!. Ordered to lie on the table. Robert Jennings, Efq. Clerk of the Regifters and Iffues, appeared at the bar, and prefented an account of money raifed on Exchequer bills. Ordered to lie on the table. One or two private bDls were read a, firft time. And the Houfe then adjourn� Monday (this day). ^ .' - . The Royal Family, .with their ufual retinae, attended divine iervice yefterday at noon, at St. I George's chapel, Windfor Caftle, where they heard a fermon preached by nd-Sae�st. By Order ot the Committee; - GRANVILLE- &HAHP, Chairman. Nov. 23, i?9�* CORNWALL GENERAL INFIRMARY*. Under the Patron-age of his Ron! HTghneCi the PRINCE of - WALES and DUKE of CORNWALL. SUBSCRIPTIONS to the BUILDING; &c. 1. s. 1� s� - Annua! - - - 38* �7 His Koyal Highoefs the Prntce of Wides, Patron to fhe Inftitution, 50b o Other Subfcrjptioas xn tlfis Date, a>97' i(? Subfcrlptions continue to be received by Mefl". Glynn anl Co. Bankers, Bkchin-lane ; Melt Forfter and Co. Bankers-, Manfion-houfe-ftreetj SirJ.Duntae, Bart, and Co. Bankers* Exeter. "____0,04 _ This Day was fublijhed* Elegantly printed in One Volume^ Odhvo, Price 6j. in Boards, " Illuftrated with a Plan of the Baftilej HpHE HISTORY of the BASTILE, With JL a concife ACCOUNT of the late REVOLUTION i* FRANCE. ' To which is added an Appendix; conaining, among other Particulars, an Enquiry into the Hiftory of the Prifoner wifr the Maik. ' iz9i9 Printed for T. Cadelt, in the Strand. BRUCE's TRAVELS, with Copper-Plates. This Day were publijhed, Price $s./ewed, (Embellimed with the following Copper-Places, vi?; 1. A Portrait of Mr. Bruca. 2. Mr. Bruce's Introduction to th� King at Gondir. 3. His Iuterview with SEum, Prieft of the Nile. 4. His Vifit to the King's Ladies at Sennaar� 5. A Reprefentation pf a bloody Banquet in Abyfiima. And 6." An Abylfinian Church), AN intending NARRATIVE of the TRAVELS of JAMES BRUCE, Efq; into ABVSSINIA, to difcover the SOURCE of the NILE. Abridged from the original Work, By SAMUEL SHAW, Efq. The THIRD EDITION, with CoPPer=-Platej. Printed for H. D. Symondj, No. 20-, Paternbfter-Row. N. B. The great Quantity of unneceffiry Matter" rt>n-taintdih Mr. Bruce's rive Volumes, rendered an Abridgment highiydefirable ; a�4 it muft be confefledYnat Mr. Shav^has Very ably extraifled die Eflence of this very expeniive Publication. [29IS See the different MonthlyReviews. a New Volume of Dr. BLAIR's- SERMONS. This Day uat p*blifitd. In Octavo, Price 6s. in Boards, Dedicated, by Permillun, to HER MaTSSTV, The 5QURTH EDITION of the THZRD VOLUME of SERMONS. By HUQH BLAIR, D. D. One of the Mip''fters of the High.Church, And Profeffor of Rhetoric and BellesLettre*-in cHe Unlvcrlit/ -of.JEdinburgh. Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell; in the Strand; and W. Cresgh, at Edinburgh*  Of wham miy be had, lately publi/hed, 1. A new Edition, being the 16th, of th; Firft and Se"* cond Arolumc� of Dr.. Blair's 3;rmons; ios. Boaidi. 2. Ljdlures on Rhetoric ajid Belles L.-taei, by the lame Author; 4thEdit. 3Vols. 185. bound. - 3. The Four Gofpels, trar.lkted from the Creek, wit* preliminary Differtaoons, and Not\;s cvidcjl arJ-explariitarY ; "by George Campbell, D. D. F. R. & E'd: Prircipal of Marilchal College", Aberdeen j a Vols.- 4�i. 2l.~ is. in Boards. .... 4. Srrrnons bysWilliam Li?ch:-nan,'D. D. late 6f th; College oi Gia.^ow^ 2 V0I5.. j^s, bj�ad. ;