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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - December 30, 1790, London, Middlesex From THURSDAY, Difc. 30, 1790, to SATURDAY, Jan, i, 1791. I? -R I D A Y, Dec. IRELAND.. has been 3* ^ifefiwexed fince the late florm, that J. thU dry very narrowiy \ e/i.../.-J general deftruc->; tic:, i>y an occurrence V which happened at that time, namely,' the falling V of one of the barrack � chimnies on the powder md^asMne, which broke roofof it, and at a time it contained near too \\ 1 Mill: X rrels of gunpowder. Jo-i'i'i-:r/ C O U -N T R Y - N E W" S. 27. During the violent florm WJjThuriliay morning lad the -battlements at the :[} End of St. Michael's church, in this city, fe$l:nred considerable damage. We have not rd of any he:gl 7%e fallowing is a torrecl copy of the Speech if the Spba G�ue 'ten, and failed, rife Polly, ]&ft:t,%r 3x.cclona; Diligence, Mourant, for Jerfey ; 8:1a 3k,.*uic, Hirvey, for Milf'nrJ. Remain in the pawns the Dut$i I-iJ-snun, and Fiicaas, Deake, for Cibraltnr. WinJS. L O N D O N. Ye!h4j:iy st 2 quarter pail one o'clock their ttfajefties, ar.J their Royal Kighrieffes. the Prin-eefics Rpy.i!, Acguib, and Elizabeth, came from where the Queen Ji-vn-:: Icto bt. ! arnes's, SvKkinl .hcU a.b.iwiiH'-room> which commenced at a QuarterIlefare 'two o^clock, but being thin ~of coinpan|: it ciofed at half paft three o'clock. Afu-'pr'ivs.t- tnet: Tnei \vas tui"t|Cii cue hill, N part of vere ninl field, a .� doled, riiejuiiggave a ditnee 10 ;Ar. Pitt. an-.i | in ^ coniiiii again \Vi�fk for Gre; the ��' His? day, coming the fp�r His fry- gallant and vigorous purfuit. His and the horfemen were obliged to pafs enhead Bridge ; and before the hounds on the feent, the ilag had made con- AfKiJome time the chafe fe-co'mmenced, and of fine Ivarfts enfued over the commons "or Forefl, the game with uri-jcelcrlty, till it rearhed Biniield, where ing b:ck, it run through Warfield and d, and afcer a fmart run through Wind- art Park, w.ns t.iken in the long walk rfear .iftcr 1 chafe of upwards of five hours, jelly rode with great fpirit the whole was in at the taking of the deer; .many The Surveyors appointed by the Eaft-Iodia Company were yefterday and the day before employed in infpefting the Woodford, when the damage Ihe had received was found to be inconsiderable. Her repairs will be compleated in the c&urfe of a fortnight* when fhe will be ready to receive her cargo, to proceed on her voyage to Bene^dfen and China. From her original con-fignment St. Helena has been taken, and given to the Lord Hawkefbury : the Woodford will therefore be enabled to reach China amongft the earlieft (htps in the feafon. A very large quaoticy of Corni/h tin will be fent out this feafon in the fnips of the Eall-India Company. The ftate of all the buildings at Somerfet--place, it is faid, will forthwith undergo a regular furvey, at the particular defire of a great Per-fonage. . The expences of building Somerset-house have already amounted to 334,700!.-a fum of that fyllem, which has fo effectually fuaained and advanced the public credit of the country. " Your Commons, Sire, are induced to hope, that their conducl on this occafion will operate as a falutary example to future times; and that its immediate effect will be to eftablifh an univerfal conviction of the intervl ftrength and abundant refources of this country, and confsquently to af ford an additional fecurity for the continuance of the bleiTings of peace. A meafure which is the refult of fuch* motives, and which Jeads to fuch confequfences, your Commons are perfuaded cannot fail to receive yoar Majelly's moft gracious approbation." the National"'debt'," or any " emb�rrafs"m"ent to \ 33'50zl- {* further to be expended: exclufive of ------- what may be necenary for repairs. Blackfriars bridge =will be repaired by the Corporation of London with Aberdeen granite. Accounts returned to the Exc'ife-Oidice, fome (hort time fince, flate the number of public-houfes in Great Britain to be upwards of 76,000. Dr. Johnfci?, though he had a degree from. Trinity College, .Dublin, was net refuted one at/Oxford", as has been Hated hi a iftorning print. He was a Doctor of Laws of that UniverfitVj for many years before his death, and received the degree, without any application, in a diploma, which k a model of elegant latinity, and well-applied praife. A curious Manufcript has lately bfen communicated to a Literary Charaiftr, in which a very exact Lift of the Receipts of the Lincoln's-Inn-fidds Playhoufe is given at the beginning of the 18th Century. It appears that they played frequently to Sesven Pound Hpufes, and that weeks together Thirty Pounds were the magnum of this gdimng property. . Qn 'jpiurfday morning laft, during the ftorm, the ligTilning was attracted by an iron bjr, which was fixed as a fupport to the chimney of the houfe inhabited*by Sir James Marriott, Judge of the Admiralty, in Doctors-Commons; the chimney was thrown downi and broke through the rqof into the attic'ftory; which much alarmed the family, as Sir James lay in a room immediately.underneath ; but fortunately no perfon was hurt. The late ftorm was felt at Jer(ey and at Dublin, but was not attenSed with, much damage. At Dunkirk it blew down feveral houfes. horfestled during the chafe, and flragglers wen? m for feveral hours after the conclufion of __.sRyal Highiiefe the Prince cf Wale>!^as an unexpc*d n Hinchinkrcke, on Chriftmas i 'Day, �" ere arrived, accompanied by Mr..-1 PoytiW-.' 0:''y two f^rvants, and remained there till Monday morning. The! uke of Leeds continuing ill, there was �no Lev* for the Foreign Minifters yeilerday at "his Gr� -'s Qfo?, Wbiiehall. lftsl: cellencythe French Ambaffador is gone to Bath, vherehe iutendito rehde for fro months for the* :nefa of his ireali. On $ 'dnefday aftern4�n Sir Archibald Campbell feto f ^or B;itl\ for tw recovery of his health, .which f� ' f�me ^sis paflfias fuffered rnueh. Lord )neie Morton il.'xpedted fhortlyno form an union with the perfifi and fortune of Mrs. Child, c : Ofterley ParlJ The lady has twenty-live thoufand a year in hided ar.d funded proper-JrV, .befides a large in the profits of the �'bankifig' firm. - The Lord Chancellor; fes put off the bufinefs at Linccln'a-Inn Hal! till* 14th, of next rr.onth There has been a report in Paris, that the King intended to remove his Court to Lyons, and fo much- danger was apprehended from it, that his Majeily found itneceflary to declare it unfounded, in a formal letter to the Affembly. Severd battalions of armtd citizens are pre-p ;ring to leave Paris for the frontiers. '] he deficiency in o�e of the public banks at Rome is imputed to feycra|^ perfons, o�.whftjgi fome are already apprehended. Caglioitro is fhortly to be Iried at Rome. Tne intention of the Sultan to fend an EmbafTy to Berlin, is one of the ftrongeft proofs chat can be given of the low ftate to which he is reduced. It has been the pride of that government to receive Ambajfadors, but fend none: and fcarcely any thing fhart of the danger of utter extinction couli break through this rule in a country, where, the higheft pitch of obiUnacy is fuppcrted by the lo ve from the nature of her cargo, they couid not lighten her. " ft was one of thofe terrible nights, about two hou-s before ebb, within a mile or two of fhore. Their cries were homble ; feven of the c-rew were foon warned ovei board, and had it not been for the Intrepidity of fome Folkftone men, who gallantly went in an open boat to their relief, the � Captain and his boy, and nephew, would have fhared the fame unhappy fate. There has been a collection among the English, fdr our gallant countrymen; for not a Frenchman would wet his fhocs/' Exir$3 of a Lc'.ttrfrom York, Dec. 2j, " Saturday fe'nnight in the morning, the,Har-Vfiy, Cook', of London, a fine Weft Indiaman, itfcl endeavouring to make the port of Nevvcaftle, mif-took the lights, and was, by the violence of the wind and a very high lea, driven upon the rocks under the Spanifh battery. The Captain and the. crew wv.h very grea: difficulty faved their lives/4 This veffel is fince gone to pieces. She wasgoin in there to load for the Plantations." Letters have been received iu town within th. few days, giving an account of the fafe arrival of the Hon. Mr. 'u.tice Wilfon in the Tagus, on his way to Lifbon, after a Ihort and very pleafant paffage. He had felt no inconvenience from the vr.yage j but, on the contrary, was m very good", fpirits. Since his departure'his lady has been delivered of a daughter. A very alarming circumflance has lately occurred in Hertfordlhire. A perfon who had been confined for fome time in the county prifon caught the jail diftemper, and, on his being liberated, communicated the infection to feveral of his neighbours. Mr. Baker, an apothecary of Buntingford, who attended on him in his medical capacity, was foon after feized with a fever of tiie moft malignant kind, and died in a few.days, His wife, who happened to be widi-chikl, has alfo caught HpHE Friend"? of yoang Perfons defigned for I 'the UNIVERSITY, the PROFESSIONS, or tht sLI'iiRlOR LINES of BUS1NE S,- are infonncd that a CLERGYMAN., accuftomcd to canduft the finishing Part of Etluc.iiion, recei?js into his Hcufe, well Autated near London; a liif,it?ii Number of PUPILS. They are treated liberally, tho i''.in of their lartnjQion is fuited to the Sir.n:iun in Lifs for which they are intended, and includes -Adrantsgis not ufually found in Tirgor Seminaries. Apply at Meflf. Sik?s, Snaith, and Co. No. 5, Manfian-houfe-ftreet j or at Mr. Elmilcy'i, No. B7, Strand. [3079 LiNC^lNSHIRE and YORKSHIRE. To be SOL D, SUNDRY FEE FARM-RENTS, iiTuing and payable ouE c^'diver. Dtites nz*T Holbeach, in Lin-cntnJhfrc, aad Halifax,- in Yorkihir.v, of the annuJ Vilue of aool. and upwwds, a 7cry large P(�rdoa whereof is paid by the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. for further Particulars, inquire of Mr. Jackfun, GftjyVlnr* � Loadorij Mr. Hentttfings, Attorney, Holbeach; and Mr Parker, Atcor�:y, Halifax. 3�?3] NOTICE, to CREDITORS and DEBr6&sl ALL Perfons wh d fcharge the fame. To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of BUCKINGHAM. -Gentleman, IBeg leave to return you my fincere Thanks for the Honour which you have this Day conferred upon me, by your unanimous Election of me, to rcp-rcicnt you in Parliament. The repeated Inftances of your Partiality and -Favour t-Avards my Fnmilv, and the Confidence Which you have re pofed in me, cannot f.itl to make me anxious at all Times t� manifeft my Zeal for youv Ssmcs, and ti prove the Grati. tude with wh't>.h I Inve the Honour tn be, Gentlemen, Your moft oblig-sd and obf-dieat humble Servant^ LA51ES GHENVILLE. � Ayieibury, .Dec. 17, 175c. [P77 To. the Freeholders of the County of CORN-- WALL. Gentlemen, THE Office, of COROHER for the Weftern Divifion of this County heilig now vacant, by the Death of the'late Do&or, I take the Liberty of offering myfelf ta you ai his Succcflbrj. to which the 'Approbation of ma :y very refpc�table Gentlemen, redding Within that Diviiion, has encouraged fne . And permit me to a flu re you, that &ould I have the Honour to become the Object of your Choice, I will at all Tino~s pay the ftridteft Attention to the-Duties of that very inaporranr Office. I am, Gentlemen, : With the grea�eft Refpeft, Your moft obedient and've^y Pentance, , humble fervant, 16th Dec. 1790. JOHN FREMENHEF.RT. This Day vsas fublijbed, Price tj. ? .(With an Appendix^- occafioned by Mr.Burke'aPamphlet') A-new. EDITION of .... REFLECTIONS on PAI > H, witlv Alterations and- Additions ; -including Obfervationa on the Utility of Almfgiving, and of providing for the Poor by L.i-v '� In Anfwer to fjrhc AJp-iiions in the ftrft Report of thfi 1'Iu-lanthropic Socictv. 'By PHILANTHROPOS* Sold by C. Dilly, in the Pouitry, London. tS*?* This Day ixias pub-lilhsd, Price ls.6d. Tiie SECOND EDITION ot THOUGH IS on GOVERNMENT, occafioned by Mr. Bl'RKE's REFLEG1 IONS, in a Letter to a Friend. By GEORGE ROUS, Efq. Printed for J.. Debrett, oppofuc Buriington-Houf?. Pic-dilly. - ' Of wh^rn may be had, JOURNAL of a VOYAGE to PORT JACKSON, b fjIW SOUTH WALES, with a full and accurate Account of Lis MajehV s Settlement there, a Dcfcripiton of the Natives, and of the intiir.U Prodaclions of New Holland, a correa fjiary of the Weather, Latitudes, Longitad*?," Ac. fcccouu-prehendjngevcry Tranfatt:on from the Arrivalof the Fleet aJ Port Jnckfon, to th* Departure of theiaft Difpatches. ' By JOHN WHITE, Efq. . Surgeon-Gcaeral to th� Settlement, and corr^fwt�Ji�g Member of fhe Mediial Sy-Tive PUfe., b�utifalfy �o-I�urei alter thfOriguii^, -Pried 3L 6s. ir>Boardv ;