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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 28, 1790, London, Middlesex AY, Dec. 28. ir�fy&&$fo>** gazette* r 2$. up rs. - IIUlAMNOTT, of the fcky *f Briftol, brewer"} .ofurrender an. zo, and Feb. fca$ ^^yoh, jt the Rummer Ta-Ipefo, AIT Siints-lane, in the Iry of 'Briftol. Attorney, Mr. ^gTrancjsLewis, folicitor; Brffel.-"*|J5 Thomas Snow and Thomas ,ew, both of the city of riftol, Awe-makers and oo-irtners (carrying on trade in ^j&MlM ��ty of Briftol under- the , ,. ..,,, -.ftileor firm of-SnowandNew); to furfgafk* 3iB�..i 13, and Ff.b. 8, at three, at Mr. William Lawfon's, the AngeV-innr Manchefter. Attornies, Mr. Shelraerdine, Manchefter, or Mr. Edge, Inner Temple, London. William Bailey, late of St. John-ftreer," Middlefex, book-feller and ftationer; to furrender Jan. 6, at twelve, 1 r, at ten, and Feb. 8, at fi*> at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Quarrington, Laut-ftreet, Southwark. 'Ana Aldem, late of Swithin's-alley, near the "Royal Ex-fchangei in the city of London, vintner; to furrender Jan 8, *a, ami Feb. S, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Attornies, Meff. Welch and Rutherford, AHerfgate-ftreet. Dividend tt he made. Robert Lee, of Totnes, Devonshire, merchant\ Jan. 10, at the 'Seven Stars inn, Totaea afor'efaid. bankruptcies enlarged^ Jonathafl Banks and James Hufonjggj Great Portland-fireet, Okfard-road, Middlefex, glafe^P^taftorduiire ware-tkoufemen and partners 5 to ivxttntm Feb. 15, at ten, at tsttitdhall, London. William Lees, of Kiv>g-�rcet> Gheaplide, London, dealer ind chapman ; to furrennWjair.%' at ten, at Gttiliball, Lon-� John Main, late, of Charles-ftreet, Covent-garden, Midile-fe*, uylur; to fufjender Jan. 6, at ten, at Guildhall, Loh-*dou. the field, and that {he would call hint. W^eh Farmer Came he enquired their bufiaefs; Ct&ecf them immediately anfwered he was the perfdn that wanted him, and that he would wilh to 'aflt a' queftienin private.-The farmer defired him to walk into the parlour, and the otheVtwo feated themfelves in the kitchen.. As foon a%th*�door was fhut the [harper told him hi*. queftion very fimple one, and he hoped he would not take_| along time to anTwer itt it was either,to ohoofc to give him fifty pounds, or to have alwace .-of buffets in his body; he was determined to be fatished; and if he did sot comply, he- mould firft have the bullets, and his men were ready to plunder the hoofe. The farmer told him he had not fo much money in -the hoiife, but would give him all he had, which was twenty pounds,; hut this would not fatisfy the villain, \*ho told him he law him receive n�l. at. Cliff. Fair on Saturday, and intended to have paid him a vifit that night, but was prevented. The farmer was at length obliged to comply; and though the villain faw more than he demanded in the de&, when the farmer was giving hira the money, he did not require it; but wherr he received his booty, he faid, "lam much obliged t6 you. I {hall not trouble, you again thefe three years; but if fortunate tiH that time, may again pay you a vifit."-He opened the door, arid told 'one of the men to fetch their horfes; and when mounted, rode off fuil fpeed. Port/mouth, Dec vj. Yefterday orders came d�wn here not to difcharge any more feamen, and for the marines to recruit to their lull complement, at a bounty of 3I. It is. faid that Lord Hood is to take the command of the fleet at Spithead, coniifting of 17 fail of {hips. They are already in his- Lordflrip's divifion and are to proceed to the Baltic as foon as they can: fail. ._ ' The Monarch is ordered immediately for the Earl-Indies; a-draughtof marines was madefrom the barrack for her this day. The Fury {loop is to go with her. SHIP-NEWS. �W, Dec. 27. 'Sailed to the North-ward the Swan 31oop and Speedwell Cutter. Rcni-un in the Downs' th� AibioR, �" � > for India j Friends, Deake, rthe Yicar, Accompanied by feve-fal of'^-QeMcmeB of the Vetffy and of the Truftees in the Adl of Parliament lately pafled fcr rebuilding the church-. Canterbury*,. Pec 24. Yefterday morningi between five and fix o'clock, a violent ftorm of thunder and^lightmng paffed over this city, accompanied with a very ftrong gale of wind* and exceeding heavy rajn. The lightning; which was uncommonly vividi ec)ual to what it ufually is in the hot months of fomirierj fet fire to a feed-tnitt at iCharthacri-Hatcft, belonging to Mr. Ham-brook $ but the ferVants being up, and going into thoeUveen three and four, f^orm of render, light-�hig,'' and hail, fell here with facKitoleace as to fj0?& a.^eneral alarm ; the pedple^ every moment exf^fig^he fall of chimnies and^Qufes. How-ver, we have heard of no remark^le dainlige, except that fome trees in difi^erent parts of the Country 4ave been torn up by the roots. i  . 'Lenves, Dec. 27. The ftorm and hurricane whj^h happened on Thurfdiy morning laft, ahd did^fomnchdamage at moft other places, were *' 'ip^'.-f^oai' feveritfr in thi$ neighboarhodd. i^afleWf was sncomfflpnly loud and awfcl, ight"Jn'g exceeo^ngiy vivid and alarming.; ^Ho^ham the lightning Inpped one fide of the cH'-Jplre of all its idungimg* and melted the And &k petfoh who furve^ed it ted that it h^l^eetl an Art;- but mtivixip. attSfltefeir^ o'c|odcj ia j$#dai^i^bb^^a�^c^im^^ firqto CucMetd in S*ffex.--Thtee " aw^ra^ers, called at a' ttfo&fa 9ri enquired 4� he was at ho^fe> them that h^r iiisfter was. oily in LONDON. HOUSE or LORD'S/ > Tuesd-ay, Dee. 28. IN a Committee went throagh the following bills without any amendment, viz. The Annual Malt bill. The Additional Affeffe'd Tax-bill. The Additional Spirit Duty bill. The Additional Malt Duty bill. Ordered to be read a third time to-morrow (this day), afte�f which they will^receive th& Royal aflent. The Houfe adjourned at three o'clock. Yefterday morning his Majefty, accompanied by the. Earl of CJietterfield and his ufual attendants, took the diverfion of ftag hunting in t^e neighbourhood of Salt Hill. Yefterday at noon there was a Cabinet Council held at the Secretary of State's Office, Whitehall ; which was attended by the Lord Chancel--lor, the Lord Privy Seal, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Lord Grenyiile. Chevalier Bo*' katyi the Polifh Envoy, tranfa�tcd private bufi-nefs with the Minifters till neV four o'clock 1 after which the Lord Chancellor proceeded to the Houfe of Peers. Oh Monday night his ,/Royal Highnefs the ftuke of Clarence gave a grand {upper ana ball to a vej-y numerdns company of Nobility of the firft rahki at his houfe at Ricbmondi Their Royal Highheffes the Prince of Wales and Duke of York were prefeht. On ih& 17th inft; Lord Auckland, the Britifh Ambaffador at the Hague, presented to their: High Mightineftes the Stales General, in a con-v-ference ivhich he obtajjied for thar ^urpofe, thi; convention between Great-Britaia surd Spainj ifo the folio wing terms : , .-.o- " Gentlemen, I bafteh to inforni fitii* that fa^r the exchange of the ratification of $he C6nventwa, figned at the Efcurial on the *8tk of October, by the Ambaffador of England and the Mioifter of the Catholic King, the difterenee which.ra%lSted between the Kiric;, my maftfcr. and die Codrt of Spain, is happily and entirety terminated. It is, my dliiy in informing yoa} gentlemen* of, this matter, to exprefs to y�u agon: tfcft�fiUrances flgf fatisfaftioh with which the has acknowledged the diipofitbn and to^djnclidf tWRepuolic d^-io^ the whole coarfe of tftit 4ifciiMo(l> - / . >'* Nothing has COhtaboted tooti to the jpeace of Europiv and to ^wt effect to the fyftem vof juftice, and mqderatMiS tii&eh t&i *Majeftv jrfe-ftribed to himfelfi than ih(t jpubiic mani/eneation^ hchasTtttd* that in cafe he mould be obliged ^ ,ap|eal tolU aliJeti htf lid idto reafon to doaib| eitWr the^ffle^ittio^or abi&ty to fulfil pton^$]y and efteft�aUyUie eigagemests 'ofthe;r4lKance.,*l1 following reply t , �lH^MTes^ m ^n&lng.tL Ambaflador 1^ th� commoriication m5 '' ^.- y.' " IThdrifigh Migntineffes h||re ^muchn#e, reafbn to applaud the wifdbinftwi nloderattbn. of the two Afbjnarchs^as fro^^h^^otrmienctnient �f thediflfentions they hay^'t^ffe^^^^efel re-; L gret they mould ISavelcltVif unhaj^Sy the uftfore- , feej^ cpurfe of t^ndKt's lfod^btigad^hem to fulfil tb>, provxfaMK pfclSieiFalliaoce, by-lferniihingruccbUES againfta fcwer, whofefrienduStp ttvey i.ave cultivated for a feries of years. Not lefs faithful, however, to their engagements, than attached to their pacific fyfteto;, their High. Migfelineftss foftnjd., themfelves Oot%ed' tdr' make- preparations ; and they now efteera themfelves happy, that the firm eftablifhment of peace, and the fecurity of their ally, haveprevented the necefilty that would have made it indifpenfible to give more efficacy to thefe neafuresv" So. general is the ajpprehenfion in France of an attack from the army of the Emperor, now af-fembted upon the borders of that kingdom,- that preparations have; been1' made for arming the citizens, in all the town* Bear jdie frontiers, and the; foHpwing dire&ions have been given for communicating intelligence of the firft hoftile approach : " When any body, or bodies of armed men, other than the National jtroops, the militia, or the Royal regiments, fhall be feea in any part of France, the municipal officers in towns, and the parochial officers til villages, are required to give notice thereof,. by placing lights upon the fteeples of churches, by the firing of minute guns, where, this can be done, and by the ringing of the alarm bells; which fignals are to be repeated in'every town and village in the kingdom." By thefe means, it is fuppoied, intelligeace may be conveyed from the moft diftant parts of the country in twelve hours. % Letters from the Grand Vizir mention that -all negotiations for peace with Ruffia broke off oh the j 8th of December, and that the Commiffibners appointed for that purpofe had received orders to repafr the Danube. -�;�.. ..^e.^^Sau'fiiSfy on the EaSern Frontiers is fttarrjy..JEQ''be reinforced with 20,000 men,- and ordersvhave Ween given at Berlin to provide hof-'tai^^i medicine for an army of 100,000 men, ' te^ed-'to take the field in the Spring. i^ecker is faid to be negotiating for the ^purchafe ofs the ^ne eftate in Pruflia, belonging �|0. Count Reedem, the Pruflian Ambaffador in London, with a view of paffing the remainder of hi* days upon it. J^^irabeau has' Tetired from the National Ai^My' for a month, under the pretence of takifig'lbme repofe from the fatigues of political difcufigKi. AR fege coaches and public carriages in France are to ^He ahdcV tl>e 'direction o� die executive power. ' Tie Ahbe de Prevoft, Aathor of the Life of JethoW.Haad fome other well known works, died latelv^^FranC^ and is laid to have ibffered by the rafiu^in^^Muji4bB� CQjantjCT.far^eoh. Whe� ttouffirlm*^jfo he,h9Af he^BSplaftic kindand* bejrrg as.Hjtimediately^)pehe^ kitown, whether or not he bad A gang e&R&acfcrleOii Garribridgemire Wh* lately^fet; f^yeraljbafns ahddut-houfeain: diffeMa|^^'Ol^u|it countyi and fcifvekithertd; efcap^'o^co^ayir';"'?' . M^R&fil|I>>3 AtFaverftmm, CharlesBrbbkej Efa^ of-B^nghall-u^eet, to Mifs Lipyoatt> of Faverftian?^ . - . ^ l&ife&fX'pA few dayi Agov at his ia^rtme^ts ^co^aW^yaTd/i^itehalr-KSamuei Feadi> Ef�{i ^fonncrly Member of Ps^&ment for Cricklade* m: ^�ihlm^m^^^M":itit: Manor-^oofei WaUvorth-i ^ week, at Boogh-toa filean, Geoi^�Ay�es^ j|fq. formerly" Chief Clerk ^f the Royal Laboratory-at Woolwich.*-... Wedtwiday, at, Richmond, Mrs. Hewett, relict f of John.Hewett,. Ef^.-Monday, at Catbkinei Mr. Walter Maclean, of Cathkine, merchant in Glafgow.-At Me^kelour, on the 19th inftaat, Colonel WUliam Mercer, of ^ldie^ A General Bill 0/ the Chriftenihgis, and Burials from December 15, 1789; to Pecember 14, 179s. Chriftened, 'Males, ~ 9766 Females, 9214 Burled, Males, Females; 9^9* 8846 In alt 189S0 . Whereof have died, Under two years of age 5877 Between two and five. 1948 and tea 748 T�n and twenty 640 Twentjr aad thirty J�77 Tlurty arid forty ' 173.3 Forty and fifty 1785 Fifty and fixty 1548 In all iS. 3& SU.iV and feventy Seventy and eighty Eighty and-ninety Ninety and a hundred A hundred and two A hundred and three A hundred and rive A hundred and fevett x*3 81 5� Decreafed in tfafl burials tliis year ijin be faUeti t{Oib 4>u^4 by that..!* dssd^l -. l4#tter| fesat *hi day ad there; f* Howfl do*n, and much damage done among th6 L e itceldents bcCafioned by the ta|e ceiverj by the French mail mention ^^vmder and lightning on Tfiurf, njg l�f Mr^mirf felt r^iaauyi^t*! ral houies at, Dunkirk were entire* IT has long been the Wi(h of the Community at large, and more efpectally the religious Part of it, to be accommodated, with a BIBLE of a convenient Pocket-Size j as ail former Editionsjof that Kind had been long ouc of Prinr, and the few old Copies th.t remain in the Hands of the Trade, being charged at fo enormous a Price, that they preclude every �f>nira6n Purcbafer ( neither is there a Supply even of thofe to fatisfy the.I^emanfls,of the Public. Thefe Confiderationa have induce* SCATCHERD and WHlTAKER to engage in printing o.rit -with" NOTES, of a fmaller Size, and mors elegant^ in Type and Piper, than anv former Edition: And they cannot hutrlatter themfelves, tharj when the Merit of th? Work is kooWn, the Sale will anfwer their moft. fanguine Espeflations, and reward .rliem for the extreme Anxiety, at well as very great Expence, "they havaerlcouHtsted in this ar-? "duoos ^dertaking. [3'SS 1 11 mil in n� 1 mi 1 '���iqww aiiaiM^^vwiwi^g^g^^wwwy Td the'Gentlemenj Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of BUCKINGHAM.^njen, IBeg leave to .return you my fincere Thanks for the Honour which you have this Day conferred upon me j by your unanimous Eieftion of iae, to reprefent yoa in Par* liainjut,  . ', . The repeated Inftancea'of your Partiality and FivQur towards rny-Family,-and the Confideuce which you have re-pofcd in mei, cannot fail to make roe anxious at all Times t* anarJ&ft my Zeal for. your Service, and to prove die Gratitude with which I have the Honour fa be, Gentlemen, Ytinr aaft obliged and obedieat bumble Frrvant, .J,AMtS ti*l�NYU�E.~ Aylefcury, Dec 27, 1790. ; [3177 l To the FrwshcWers of the County of CORNWALL. . Ger.flemen, nhHE Office of CORONER for the Weftera 1'v' IXyifion of this County beisg now vacant, by ^'^^'^'^�l^-t^ocJrSycej I tJfce; tih� lib^^f 6fiSs>- f to. yoil �SP Jfe Succsffpr, to vMch the Awtebatkai �^ery vt)jfpe^blB jQenttemen, r�fid}njg iffim tfett .i'bVeo^w^ged nie s And permit me to aflhse y*joi� fuld I 'hsSre.'^t' HonouT to' become the Objed tf voir yfwill at all Times pay the ftH&eft Attention to tbje ii'fif that very JAp"ortant Office, j'-' * I am,'(Sen(Jemen, r f * With the greateft Refped, A Yoiir moft obedient and very .'fteaifcjce, humble fervaat, . ..j,- j?>HN FftgfaEllHEERg. College of youth d^ective ia SPEfeCH,^KNIOHTSMjEiGE. made a ft it teitpff^'i, i^ndow^ aijjk- ^ ii Srotrg Boxy in e one:-^A,n old Ufarer n fo it. The' wtli was confume^wtl tMflp: has ^een fet afide; * Captain Lahe� late firft Lieutenant of the $Sttdwtch, is appointed to the command of the Speedy .flobp of war; , TheSevaiei a fruit flupi has arrived in the \ .Downs, and brings intelligence that the fruit of; this feafon is remarkably fine and plentiful. An idea of the "trade of Liverpool may be ; formed with tolerable accuracy from the follow-' ing ftatemehtt . , From Chriftmas 1789, to Chriftmas 1790^-*-�jl^ej-e fiil^Mih^L^i^pX't^ foreign kingdoms; ^^/|pbB"^Bet>',:.:ibtaj! biirtheh,-250,734.104 *i*4qreigrt velfeis 8^, ljurthen 14,45$ tons-r-Inwards, 3,286- JfdtWv . vfrtels,^ tot?,l burthen, fy%$�.,i rotoiSi^Aireign veflel* i<9,1jjarthen 15,202 tooj. . fR. TELFAIR keeps .open, in the KeceJl fMeVMAi of:o%tr.,^i^^;'tradil'ed vith f&jk the Receft /frottbled vith Bts thatmay be thia removed. In Cafes aim : Learningtis carriel oi. _ ' * -, )eaf ie now inftru&s abroad only, to obviate rh� ent C^n^uhfr of other Youth catching their Afannar ^jcdlaifiom .' [3160 APPRENTICE;to the MILLINERY "* ,0 ia young Lady, of repetabk Parents, as an Apprentics to the Millinery "BulLnef|* A Premium is exptt�itd. Inijuire or direct a Line, Poft-paid, to Mr. M. at Kirk-man* Holmes, aad Co. Gauaei Weavers^ Friday-ftreet, London. [310^ An APPRENTICE to a HABERDASHER. WANTED a fmart Youth, of reputable rents, as an Apprentice to the Haberda/hery fin.ft. In---_f A_ tr_..^_  . , . ' Fa- A P^inium finefs, in o�e of th� firft Houfes in London, is eipedted. Inquire* or direft a Line, Poft-paidj for Mr. P. atMeiirs. Dibbs and Ewbahk's, Ribbon and Gauze Wearers, IV.iuii-Court, Cheapfidej London. -^'"i^v ' [^167 REDRUTH, COR RldHARD and CAT (who during.tKe laft 14 ^aye now talcen the L0NQ0N occupied by Mrs. 1 They Beg Leav fitted up this Part of their their Stock, 1 CMity. � <0o9� -of Horfel; They refpe NIGHT iford Inn) own, fetely c, that they have ^ithat the pr.ncjpal iite new, and that are of the ball Sibling fo| a conliderable Number , ,7'i -%''FK�nife their utmoft Endeavours /or the fatisfaetory Accammsdation of Aeir Friends and CuftSawh, and hope, by Affiduity and Atsendon, to merit the Favour* whack may m canrenred on them. � j0W ;