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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 18, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Four Pence. (X o From S a t urd a �^ r 16 ,$ d a y- i>ec. MONDAY, Dec. 20. .#>�*� ./J, LONDON GAZETTE. . Whitehall, Dec. 18. &^&^~t$$!�Q'-.. HE King has been pleated 21. I T ) to prefent the Rev. Adam Maclean to the Church and Parifh of Dumferm-line, vacant by the death of the Reverend James Thompfon. The Gazette contains the ceremonial of the elec* tiottaod inveftiture of the three new Knights of the Garter; the Duke of Saxe Gotba, the Duke of Leeds.* and the Earl of Chatham. The Gazette alfo contains two Addreffes, one from the Matters, Wardens, and Commonalty, of^he Society of Merchant Venturers of the city pfBriftol; and the other from the Provoft,, and Town Council of Dundee* on the termination of our differences with the Court of Spain. War-Office, December 18, 1790. ad (or Queen's) reg. of dragoon guards, Lieut. Robert Gordon is appointed to be Captain of a troop, by purchafe, vice jofeph Warham, who retires. id (or Royal North Br'itilh) reg. of dragoons, Robert White, gent, to be Cornet, by purchafe, vice Robert Bo\v�r, who retires. tyi reg. of foot, Enfign Archbeld'J. Mac Donell to be Lieu' tenant, by purchafe, vice Edward Silverier, who retires. Ditto, Dunbar James Hunter, Gent, to be Enfign, vice Ar-chibold J. Kiac Done!!. lath reg. of foot, Lieut. Jamaes Allen to be Captain-Lieutenant, by purchafe, vice John Byron, wha exchanges to the half-pay of Lieutenant. 30th reg. of foot, Enfign John Bsillie to be Lieutenant, by ourchai'e, vice J. Hillerfdon Bulteel, who-retires. Ditto, Hay Livingftone, Gent, to be Enfign, vice John BaiJlie. 34th reg. of foot, William Forrefter, Gent, to be Enfign, by purchafe, vie:: Henry J. Hichens, who retires. 70S 5 SS89 j&eans - 2230 3989 1-3 jvlajt - 4308 7747 Oats - 605-6 579J 13 Peafe - 1x6$ 1^99 7 Rye - 109 I43 15 Rape Seed j8 39;ii Wheat - 7458 17036 ii BANKRUPTS. Charles Wtftley, late of Birmingham, Warwkkfh're, hard-Vareman ; to furrendcr Jai. 3, 4, 29, at eleven, at the Oeorge inn and tavern, Walloil, Stafibrclliire. Attorney, Mr. Price, Chancery-lane, London. , Henry Horsfail, of Worlhip-rhect, Moorfields, Midilefex, victualler; to Aivrender Dec. 21, z~, at ten, and Jan. 29, at twelve, at Guildhall* London* Attorney, Mr. Barnett, Henrietta-flreet, Covent-garderu Jofeph Callow, of the pariA cf Shalford, Surrey, paper-maker} to furrender Dec. 21, and Jan. 8, 29, at eleven, art Guildhill, London. Attorney, Mr. Webb, Layton's-build-ing;, Southwark. John Avery, late of Charles-ftrcetj Weftminfter, but formerly of lohn-ftreet, Tottenha-.n-CDurt-io^i, Middltfrx, ma-iieal inftriiment-m.iker 5 to furrender Dec. 28, and Jan. 1, 3.9, at ten, atGuildlull, London. Attorney, Mr. Cockayne, Xyon's-inn. Thomas Lake, of Oxford-ftreet, Mi'ddlefex, victualler ; to- furrender Jan. S, 15, 29, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attornks, Mell*. Sage and Chandl.fs, Golden-fq'jare. Ui-vidends 10 t-e inp.le. ' � W5Wam Richirdfon, of NevvcjfUe-fbeet, in the par! Ih of St. Cferoent Daaej, Midulcfcx, upliolfterei ; Jan. l:, at ten, atGyiwfoall, London. ."HeiSir^ Sumpter, of the parifh of St. John the EvangePft, We/rjcrj'mfter, Middlcfex, ftone-mafon j Jan. 18, al ten, at . Goillbjl), London. Final Dividend. ', Rft^trt Mawby, of the parifli of Ho'benh, Li -cc-lnflure, iliajier^and grocer; Jan 10, at twelve, at the Canv-inn, Hoi-bi.:iclv^!oreiaid. i-inal Dividend. 'TBbmis Maurice, of Eridge-ftreet, Weftminfter, Middle-ffji, Jiae.n-draper j Jan. to, at ten, at Gulfdliall, London. John Mackenzie, of AdamVcouit, Old Brcad-ftreet, London, carpenter j Jsn. 25, at fix, at Guildhall, London. Final Dividend. Certificate! to be granted. William Robbins, of Snow-hill, London, upholfterer ; �n or before Jan. 8. John Sparfces, late of Southampton-ftxeet, in the psrilh of St. Paul, Covent-gardcn, Middlefex, laceman j on or before Jan. 8. Luke Abbott, of Wift>�h, Cambiidgefiiire, ihopkeeper ; ca or before Jan. 8. John Stones, late of Holborn, in the parifh of St Giles in the Fields, Middlefex, grocer j on or before Jan. i. Ralph Thomas, \>i Ludlow, Shropihirc, fadler j on or before jnr. 8. ' Richard Thomas, of Ludlow, Siiropm're, ironmonger j on v before Jan. 8. Franc.:. Scott, now or Tate of Pitt-ftrect, near Charlotte-fircet, Middle-lex, tea-dealer; on or befjre Jan. S. James Robertfon (partner with James llutchifm), of Fleet-ftr^et, Lorjdon, oilman ; on or before Jan. 8. . William Hull; of Ludlow, Shrcpihire, mercer ; on "or before Jan- 8. � ? � Bankrupt ry enlarged. � Maria Johnfon, of Jersnyn-itreet, St. James's, Middle fax, rcill.ner; to lurrender Jan. 4, at ten, at Guiiaiiailj London. Commitjitin tupeneJeo'. - David Stephens, late of the patiflj of Llangathen, Cirrrur-tinyjihi;c, dealer aod chapman. ISaturday arrived the Mails from France end Flanders. j Warfanv, Nov. 20. On the 16th cameki tie � eleftiori of new Nuncios ; in the laft Inftruciions ' given to them they wifti them^ kTeems, 10 choofe the Elector of Saxony as a fueceifor to the throne of Polandt but as that Prince does not appear difpofed to accept the fucceffion, they now talk of difpoling of it in favour of the reigning Duke of Brunfwick, who will of courfe be fupported by the Courts of London and Berlin. We learn from Pecerfourgh that orders have been iflaed to get the Ruffian grand fleet read/ for fea by next fpring. The fame orders have been givea wijh regard to the fleet of galleys. ] CO U N T R Y - N E W S. T Oxford, Dec 18. The Ball at Blenheim, On Thurfday evening,-was in every refpeft equal to the dignity of the noble Poffeflbrs of that Palace. The company were both brilliant and exceed-^ ingly numerous, notwithftanding the weather, which proved fomewhat unfavourable; and the flipper was ferved,up in the firft degree of ftile and elegance. On Thurfday Sir Richard Tawney, our prefent Mayor, received the Writ for electing a Member, to represent this City in Parliament in the room^F the late Hon . Peregrine Bertie, deceafed ; of which due Proclamation being made, and,notice given, the election will take place on Monday next. Tuefday laft the Reverend William Bingham, M. A. of Brafen Nofe College, Archdeacon of London, and Vicar of Hemcl Hempilead, Herts, was admitted to the accumulated degrees of Bachelor in Divinky and Doftor in Divinity, for which he went out Grand Compounder. Yerterday the Reverend John Dupre, of Exeter College, in this Univerfity, Head Mafler of Berk-hamlled School, and Chaplain to the Earl of Marcbmont, was admitted to the degree of Doilor in Divinity. On Thurfday Mr. Fidkirt, of Deddington, in this, county, .Attorney at Law, was married to Mifs Gregory, only daughter of the late Reverend Mr. Gregory, of Hordley, in this County. Banbury, Dec. 14. On Sunday morning laft the inhabitants of this place were alarmed by the fudden falling in of the principal aifle of the church. The craflv was heard near two miles from the fpot. On the following day the tower like wife fell. The arches on which it flood fit ft gave way, which occaiioned a chafm from die bottom to the top, and inftantly the whole tower becime cracked and fhivered in a variety of directions, admitting the light through each, but yet preferving a perpendicular fall even in its pinnacles. SHIP-NEWS; Deal, Dec. 17. Remain in the Down? the . Wiidmar.' ..Kiiowlelley j Weft-Indian, Duke; Friendfliip, Gowiand j Generous Planter, Johnfon j Friendlh p, Frafer; Juftinia) Moncur; and Phcnix, Stlmpfon, for Jamaica; William Beckfard, Cundale, and Atabnta, Renton, for Virginia; Hero, R-bfon, for Grenada; Amelia) Hill, for Chirlcs-T.iWa ; Minerva, Wilfon, and Concord, Forreflalc, f>r New-Providence ; Her.ry, Ship^nan, for New-York; New Betfey, Wood, and Friends, Deakc, for Gibraltar ; Pvinc; 'of Afturias, M'Carthy, for Cadiz; Polly, Wharton, for Honduras ; Elizabeth, Stamper^ for B ucelona ; Betfey, Donald, for Africa ; Hope, -, for St Michael's ; Thames, Jones, for Newry; and Linenhall, Dixon, for Belfift. Wind S. Wt Deal, Dec. 18. Ar.ived the Mercury, Giliefpie, f'om New Providence, and Sandwich, . ..� , for the South Seal Remain in the Downs the (hips a3 per laft; Julius Csfar, Hay, and Sophia* Coldftream, for Jamaica j Vittoryi Shew-man, for Marfeilles; and Hope> Sole, for Bourdeaux. Wind j N. W. b!ow3 hard. � Gravejcr.di Dec-. 17. Paffed by the Montgomery} Bun-yan, from New-York ; Two Friends, Taylor, and New JJraper, Hughes, from Newry ; Union, Lylc, and Betfey, Apfey, from Malaga ; Nautilus, Stone, from Qjebcc ; Eoll.m Packet, Davis, from Bofton; and George, Lyng, fr^m Bilboa. L O^N D O N. Yeftcrday, at twelve o'clock, their Majefties and the four elder Princeifes, with their ufuil retinue, attended Divine Service at St. George's Chapel, Windfor-Callle, where they heard a fermoh, preached by the Canon in Refidence ; and, at two, the Royal Family returned to the Lower Lodge to dinner. His Serene Highnefs the Duke of Saxe Gotha, who was laft week elcfted a Knight of the Garter, \ is firft coufm to his Majefty, being fon to the late Duke, vvho was brother to the late Princefs Dow-age/-of Wales, the Kiirg's mother. Friday fome difpatches were received at the Duke of Leeds's office from Governor Claik, at Quebec, which were brought over iti the Nautilus, Capt. Stone, arrived in the Downs.. They are dated the 10th of November, and contain an account of every thjng remaining quiet, and that trade was very briik. The fame day fome difpatches were the above ofiice from Lord Effingham, Governor of Jamaica, which were brought ovgr in the Recovery, Capt. Woodham ; they conu'fo -an account of four Spanih (hips armed en flute putting j in there dilmafceJ, and in great diftreis ; they had been out nine weeks, and were bound to the Ha-vannah. On Saturday a meflenger arrived at the Secretary of State's office with letters from the Earl of Elgin, Ambafl'ador Extraordinary at the Court of Vienna, and Sir Robert Murray K/M-.h, his MajeJly's eftabijiiied Envoy at -that Court; the 8928 letters were carried to the Duke of Leeds, at his houfe. in tine La-becki r, '^tflfcthree Rulrl3ns.!,'- Extratl of a Letter f rani. Li-viFpfd!-, Dec. 16. '" Thb day we have accounts of four veflels being on fliore near this place, mofl: of which, it is feared, are totally loft, with their crev/s.*' The Rev. Daniel Niafcahb ,M� A. is prefented by the Right Hon. Lady Robert Bertie, to the Reftory of Grendon, in the county. fll^C^afwicks -vacant by the death of the Rev. Joha fVfftc&eH-. Saturday, at eleven o'clock, the Lord-Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen Newman, Le Mefurier, and the Sheriff, held the adjourned Quarter SeiSori, to agnify the. King's pardon to the following capital, convicts ; viz. Jofeph Philips, Thomas Alexander, Henry Jones, James Betts, George Cookcj Thomas Dixon, William Parrett, Ann Gorfef'i Ann Yardley, Sufannah Rjrown, Michael Hoy� JohnWilliaEis alias Millar, WilliamWilliams^ali.� Crew, James Smith, John Shirley, Thomcs Paj;fons, John Keys, James Mann, Arm Wix> Owen Lyons, Ann Taylor! Elizabeth Wyland, Wiiliam Mofs, William North, William Damant, John Mitton, Robert Reed, John Cummings, Afner block, James Crafts, Sophia. Jones, William Ingham, John Drayton, Robert Na/h, Thomas Hopkins; Elizabeth Afetw, Tho. Slaughter, ,Tho. Brown, alias Newtdli, William Burbidge, James Biggs, James Sullivan, Thomas Dunklinj aud Mary Talbot. They all received his Majefty's. pardon on condition of being transported to New South-Wales for their natural live^. except the laft j fhe faid fhe had rather die, She had three infants, and that made her return from transportation. ' The Recorder pointed out the fatal conSequencei in vain; ihe perfsfted in dying, and was taken from the bar in convulfions, Nicholas Dake, David Brathwaite, John Ri-chardibn, to be tranfported for 14 years-; Ann Jackfon for Seven years ; -fhe requefted of the Court to take a maid.-n child, orly twelve years of age, with her ; the Recorder advifed her to apply to the Secretary of State. The Seftions being ended, the Court adjourned to Wedriefday the izth of January next. Friday night a fire broke out in a'houfe in De-* vonfhire-ftreet, Queen-fquarej which confumed the infide of the fame, whh great part if th* furniture, and greatly damaged another houfe adjoining. " MARRIED.] Oh Saturday, Mr. Jofeph Lee* of Labour-in-vain-hill, to Mrs. Wills, of Weft-Ham.-Laft Fridr.y, at Amwelh near Ware, Herrs, the Rev. John Young, LL- B. Reftor of Akeley, Bucks, "to. Mifs Mary Wood, of Am-well.-The fame day, Mr. James Connor, of Wardour - ftreet, Soho, to Mifs Watts, only-daughter of W. Watts, Efq. of Hoxton Mills, Cambridgeshire.-A few days ago, Mr. Sparlingi attorney at law, of Colchefter, to Mifs Tills, of St. Ofyth.-r-rLately, at Southwarnborough, Hants, Robert Thornton Heyfham, Efq. of Stagheotf Park, Hertfordfhire, to Mifs Hawkins. DIED.j - At Perfhore, in Worcefterfbire, in the 79th year of his age, the Rev. Mr. Perrott, brother to the late George Perrott, Efq. one of the Barons of his Majefty's Court of Exchequer. On Monday the 13th inrtanr, at St. John's Col-lerje, in Cambridge, Thomas Whitby> Efq. Fellow Commoner of that Society, and fon of th* Rev. Thomas Whitby, of Crefwell, Staffordfhire* -Tuefday, at Epfom, Dr. John Clerke, one of the oldeft Members of the College of Phyficians* -Wednefday, Wm. Berrington, Ef5^. of Stocki -Friday, Mifs Papps, of Baflnghafl-ftreet. LINCOLNSHIRE and YORKSHIRE. To be SOL D> SUNDRY FEE FARM-RENTS, iffntng and payable out cf divsrs Eftates near Holbrach, in Lin* coln/hir�, aid Halifax, in Yorlifhivs, of the annual Valu* of 2ool. and upwai-ds, a very large Pordon v/hereof is paid by th>* Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. for further Pardculais inrjuire of Ja:!tfon< GrayVInnj London; Mr. Hemmir-gs, Attx-i-ncy, Holheach} aid Mr. Parker, Attorney, Halifax* ' [3�*3 ' Hi 1 � �� ^ i 1.11 �i . tj .. � i, 1 m To the Right Hono.ura.ble, Honourable, Wor-ftiipful, and Gentlemen COMMISSIONERS of SEWERS for SURREY and KENT. My Lords and Ger.tlemcfy. IBeg leave to return my Sincere thanks to thofe FiicnJs v�'iio fo.kindly intereftod themfelves in my Behalf, for die. Elefrion of a Surveyor to your Commiiiion, which took, place thb D.iy at UnioniHall, Southwark. The Majority ag :imt4ne \Vas dnly five (nctw'thibndi.ig the Extenf:veoefs cf the jCommiffi-jn) which induces me to hop.; on any other cccafnn rriy earneft Wifhrs to obt.iin yeur Gi-iidence and Patronigi'ifny be more fuccefsfuU Wi:h this View, it (hall he my future Study to prove myfdlf delerving fo di.lingulded a Favour. I have the honour to be� - My Lords and Gentlemen, Your mofl Jiumble and obedient Servant, � CHARLES THOMAS CRACKtOW.  St. Tjhii's, Ssuthwirk, December 16, 1750. [3094 ;