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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 27, 1790, London, Middlesex Prfce Three-Pence Halfpenny oklt. From SATURDAY, Februar y 27, to . T U E S D A Y, MargA 2, 8794 M O N D A Y, March i. -From the LONDON GAZETTE-Al the Court of St. James's the 24th of February* '$ R R SEN T, The KING'S Moll Excellent Majeftyiti Council. counties hereafter the prefent James ^O^^s-^v^l^ Houfe, Efq Tarkjhire, Charles Duncombe, the younger, of Dimcombe �ark, Efq. Whitehall, Feb. 27. The King has been pleafed to grant unto Nicholas Owen Smythe, of Omdoven in the county of Salop, Efq. his royal licence and authority that he and his ifiue nuy aflame and ufe the furname and bear the snns of Owen, purfuant to the laft will and tef-^;men: of his maternal Great Grandmother, Lethi;i Eawiik>m*-tf�cefffcd, f^me time the wife of Richard Mirron, of Halfton in the county of Sa'lop, Efq- and afterwards of Trafford Barnfton, 'of Churton, in the county palatine of Chefter, E'q. and daughter of Roger, and lifter and fole fceir of Thomas Owen, of Cunrlover, Efqrs. jfuch arms being firft duly exemplified, according tojhe laws of arms, and recorded in tjj^ Herald's t):fice ; and alfo to order that his Majefty's con-Cty!idri and declaration be registered in his Col-t-jge of Anns. Vienna, Feb. 13. Some alarming fymptoms, which attended the'Emperor's ill n els within rhefe iwo days, induced his Imperial Majeily to receive tht facraracn't in the loyal apartments this morning, at which ceremo-iy the pr>>icipal oncers fc)f the Court, together with a coniiderable number of the Nobility of both fexes aflifted. C*rn*rifhn Jigtisd by his Majejty for the army in Ireland; dated fan. 6, 1790. fesd Regiment of Foot, Lieutenant James Btack- vvell, from the 77th Foot, to be Lieutenant, Vice--Anftruther, exchanged: Corn Exchange, Lois den. iETURNS of COHN *ai CRAiN. From Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 1790. Quarters. Pr ice- Average Price per Quarter feirley - 1. s' d- 1. 5. d. 6256 7161 1 9 1 3 3 Ueans - i 603 1767 10 3 i a 0 Malt - 4904 8628 17 0 i is * t>ats - 621 3 2, 8 6 is 8 Peafe - 956 1360 IO 3 1 * 5 Sje - 114 175 t I z i 8 3 Rape Sfcid 18 4* 12 0 i- 14 0 Wheat - 7501 1 .8*59 it 4 2 8 4 Since our laft ar'ri-ved the Mail from Holland. War few, Feb. 3. Five Grangers are arrived here, whofe names and bafmefs we are ignorant ofc Two of them ate French and three Spanifb, The former were introduced to the King by the Mah'hai of the Crown, M. Muizee's, and the latter Ivy M. Potockii, Marftial of Lithuania. His Mr.jefty gave them a very gracious receptior . Antwerp, Feb. 18. In France the' religious orders, and thefeeven in which the am, fdsnces, and ufeful knowledge were cultivated, are abo-lithcdt whilst in Flanders they load with honours and confidence even the loweit orders, who are more particularly-ignorant of every fcience but that of Divinity ; and we learn from Ghent that the States of Flanders have rcfolved to fupprefs the College erecled in that city by the munificence of Maria Therefa; and to commit the education of the youth to the care of the Father Recollets. �,r , . � ,1 . �.....1.1 1 1 .1 - COUNTRY NEWS., Oxford, Feb. 27. Laft week it Was unailimoufly voted in Council, by the Borough of New Wood-ftock, to requeft their Lord High Steward and Members to oppofe-the Teft and Corporation Afls. The valuable ' Redlory of Chfldrey, " Berks, which is in the prefentation of Corpus  Chriili College, is given to the Rev. Mr. JohnTafh,B. D. one of the Senior Fellows of that Society. Cambridge, Feb. 26. The Rev. Chriltopher' Cunningham Vickry, of St. John's College, is admitted to the degree of Mailer of Arts* The Rev. Richard Fither, M. A. Fellow of Caius College, is elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. The Rev. John Chaloner, M. A. Student of . Chrift Church, Oxford, is presented, by the Dean of Lincoln, to the Vicarage of Wlrkfwortb, in Derbyshire. . * Canterbury, Feb. 26. Saturday laft: a fire broke out in the VVork-houfe at Town j&tton, which entirely confumed the fame; a poor man,"who was afliiling to flop its progrefs, was unfortunately killed by a {lack of chimneys falling on him. ------ --- . �.....�-- SHIP-NEWS. Deal, Feb. 2). Arrived, and failed for the River, the Succ^fs, Harper, for Charente. Remain in the Downs the mips as per laft ; the Amelia, Caldcleugh, for Charle6-'lWn j Minerva, Wilfon, for Honduras; Bowman, Butler, for Virginia; William end Elizabeth, Hart, for Nevis; Levant, Tibbs, for Smyrnai Maria, Wardel, for Gibraltar; Nimble, Garner, for the South Sea; Cadiz Packet, Harris, for Cadiz : Thomas and Sally, Bridger, and Jofeph and Mary, Brown, for Lifbort ; Hope, Hopkins, for Corunna; and Otter, Weatherhead, for Davis's Streights. Wind S. W. blows hard. Deal, Feb. 27. Arrived, and failed for the River, the Willing Tom, Hunter, from Maryland ; Thames, Hutchins, from Oporto; Juno, Kennedy,ifrom Liflxm; and Pegafts, Ballard, from Oporto, fo/'Lynn. Came down, and failed with the outward-bound as per lait, the Ifabella, Taylor, for Charles-Town; Rachael, Blakeney, and Charlotte, Filher, for Virginia ; Betfey, Gowing, for Seville; Sophia, Hare, from Rot-terdaqi for Dublin ; and Peggy, Swan, from St. Ufee's for Sweden. Wind N. V/. LONDON. Yefterday at noon their Majetties and the Princeffes Royal, Augufta, and Elizabeth, came to St. Jajnes's Palace ; where they went in the ufual ftate to the Chapel Royal, and heard Divine Service, and a Sermon by the Bifhop of Wincheller. The Sword of State was carried to and from Chapel by the Earl of Galloway. The Royal Family returned from Chapel about-two o'clock, when there was a* Drawing Roomj which was ccmpofed of the following, among other perfons prefent:-Dukes of Orleans and Luxembourg ; Counts Moulche and Malfcham, and feveral foreign Minifters; Duchefs of Bolton, for the firft time this winter; Marchionefs of Bath, Lady in Waiting; Earl of Delawar, Lord in Waiting ; Archbifhop of Dublin ; Bifhops of Winchefter and Gioucefter ; Counteffes How, Clarendon, Sefton,. Fauconberg, Tankerville, and other Ladies cf*dillinction. The Drawing Room broke up at four o'clock ; foon after which their Majellies and the Princeffes returned to Euckingham-Houfe. His Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales had a fall from his horfe at the hunt in Hampihire, on Thurfday laft; his ancle was a little fprained, but not fo bad as to keep him out of Hyde-Park yefterday afternoon, where his Royal Highnefs, accompanied by the Duke of QueenfDUry, took an airing on horfeback. His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Yoik, who was fo ill on Friday laft, as to render bleeding ne-cefTary, in the opinion of the faculty, twice within iwch-�t hoars, is now, we are happy tq fay, in a ftate of amendment. We are forry to inform our readers of an unhappy accident which befel the Duchefs of Rutland. - At the Countefs of Chatham's, an evening or two fince, an elegant fmall party of fafhion were entertaining themfelves in cracking of mottos, when by fome means, in a contention between her Grace and the Duke of York, for lirft opening one, fhe fell from the fide of the chair and diflocatcd her hip. On Friday Lord Auckland fet off from Lambeth-Palace for hi* Embafly at the Hague. Lord Auckland is fuppofed to take with him the refult of the extra meeting of the Cabinet-Council, held at the Duke of Leeds's office on Monday night, which is faid to have for its-object the ultimatum of the Britilh Court refpecting the meafures ihe means to purfue in the prefent fituatiou of affairs among the belligerent Powers. It is reported that all the London Bankers are about to enter into an aflbciation for the purpofe of propofing to the public a Tontine properly fe-cured on Freeholds in England. On Saturday arrived at the Gereral Pcft-office one Liftson mail, by the King George Packet, Capt. Yefcombe, after a quick paftage of five days to Falmouth. Monuments to Departed Merit.-Mr. M. A. Taylor is preparing one of tke beft-judged objefts of this kind, viz.-a fplendi4 Edition of all Sir Robert Taylor's architecture, not for fale, but to be prefented to his friends. A cafe of great importance to merchants was decided by the Chancellor at Lincoln's-inn Hallj on Thurfday laft. A Mr. Crouther bad a Commiflion of Bankruptcy iiTued againft him about 17 years ago, but had omitted to take out his certificate. Be-'ing lately fued by a former creditor, he applied for it, and was oppofed by this creditor. After a full hearing the Chancellor was of opinion that Mr: Cronther had no property liable to the attachment of his former creditors, and that in confequence his certificate ought to be allowed. ISLE of ELY SPRING CIRCUIT. Charles Yorke, Efq. Chief Juftice. On Monday the izth of April, at Kb/. The Dart, Smith, arrived at Dover from Smyrna, failed the 18th of January; the Britannia/Mary, Francis, Levant, and Jupiter, were to fail in a week after. The London, Aurora, and Euphrates, were loading. He faw the Indullry, Brine, Princefs Royal, St. Barbe, and Alcyone, going into Smyrna-Bay, and a brig beating in, he thinks the Gabriel, Stewart. On the 2 3.d inil. fpoke the Diana, Flyn, from Cork to Antigua, in lat. 49. 10. long. 10. The Jacomatata Concefoni, Bianchi, from Alexandria to Leghorn, is loft. Mr. Sclwin is ill of a diabetes, which it is feared he cannot furvive. prizes of 100I- has been made of A very handfome piece of plate, fome time fince voted by the Citizens of Glafgow to Mr. Palmer, was fent lip to London a few days ago. It is. greatly admired for the elegant tafte of the defign ; and the following is a Copy of the ln-Tcription it bears : T6 JOHN. PALMER, Efq. Surveyor and Comptroller General of the Polls of Great Britain, From The Chamber of Commerce and Manufacture's ' *he^ City jgf Glafgow, a^aSr^ai&iJSwled^ment of theTJenehts. refuting from his Plan To the Trade and Commerce - of this Country. ( j The father of young Bridgetower, the'mufical phenomenon, has been in confinement for debt. The Prince of Wales with his accuftomed munificence paid the debt to releafe him ; and the Proprietors of Drury-Lane Theatre, with laudable generofity, have difcharged another demand on this unfortunate African. The woollen manufactory of Norwich is in a more flourishing ftate at the prefent period than it has been for feveral years paft. The pen of the philofophic and learned Dr. Adam S"mith is faid to be at this time employed in a. very arduous attempt.-No lefs than a refutation of the political doSrines of the celebrated Montefquieu. whofe name Hands fo high in the annals of lite;nure, Madam Crumpholtz, the admirable performer on the harp, lies dangeroully ill. She received a few days ago the melancholy news from Paris that her huibaitd's body had been found in the Seine, with a mortal wound in the head. On Saturday laft: the following numbers were drawn prizes at Guildhall, viz. No. 15,063, a prizeof 2000I.-Nos. 37,511, 48,341, prizes of 500I.-Nos. 16,081, 23,886, �No. 37,303, a prize of 50I. An extraordinary miniature the King by Bowyer: inftead of a cryftal, there is a flat diamond over it, half an inch iquare. At a Court of Directors of the San-Fire Office, held on Thurfday, they came to the humane refo-lution of allowing a penlion of 20L per annum, during life, to ihe widow of poor Roberts, their Uts engutstc*, whu was ifHled ai the- fo-? hi Pedlar's Acre ; befides this, the Directors have ge-neroufly paid his trifling debts, and granted her fome further allowance for her prefent fupport. A bill of indiftment was on Friday found by the Grand Jury of Middlefex, againft John Frith, for High Treafbn, in compaffing the life of the King, by throwing a fmall itone againft his coach, as he went to the Parlianient-Houfe. On Saturday night, at eight o'clock, a fire broke but at a cabinet-maker's in Orchard-ftreet, Oxford-Road, which confumed the fame, and greatly damaged the adjoining houfes. Laft Thurfday night, between ebven and twelve, a gentleman going acrofs Black-Friars bridge, overtook agenteel-dreffed young man, who appearing rather difconfolate, he alked him if he was well; to which, he replied, he was very well in health, but rather troubled in mind. His converfation being fomewhat incoherent, the centleman prevailed on him to accompany him to the Grofs-keys, a public houfe, on the Surrey-fide ; when, after drinking together, he informed the landlord of the circumftance, and requeiled he would watch him. In this he was humanely attentive; bnt at Halftead, in Eflexi Mr. Thomas Stnck, haymaker.-Saturday lall^ at Swanfea, after a long illaefs, and univerfally lamented, Mrs. Morris, lady of Robert Morrisi Efq. S i ff K R UP T S. John Cari-ct', late of* Towcr-ftrtet, London, ta)lor; M furrtndef Match 8, ao,. and -April 10, at ten, at GuiWhaU, London. Attornies, Meff. G. and T. Pen Ton, Puaip-court, Temple. j amis Smith, of 5earle*fteet, L*nc�>ln,s-inn-fic'd's, Mid-dleftx, japaaner; to furrender March 6, 13, and April io^ at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attornfy, Mr. Lev.'**", Theobald's-ioad. William' Robins, the jo'-ingex, Ute of SstTijrfdgswortli, H^rtfordfhire, dealer in wool f to furrendcr March 6, 13, and April 10, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Attorneys Mr. Collins, Spiul-fquare. Margaret Eayn?, */" Nevca.8l3e u^n Tyn�, linm an3 woollen-draper 5 to fnrren tr March 16, and A(>>'1 9, 1c, at eleven, at the Crown and Thiitle, in Ne*caft!i ijf^n Tjne. Attorney, Mr. At(i;nOn, Cockermouth, Cumbrr-land, or Mr. Cowperthwaite, No. 33, Carey-ftreet, Lincoln's-inn, London-Valentine Willcinfoilf of Chrferfield, peibylhirp, rope-maker; to furrender March %6, *7fr and April 10, at thr*e, it the Angel, in Chefterfieid. Aitofnty, Mr. Bower, in Chefterfield, or MeU~. P&ker and Hawk: tforth, Chancery-Ian?,' London.. Sar^tt! Hill, of Pancras, Middlefex, builder; to furren-der Match 3, 9, and Ap-il 10, a: eleven, at Giiildbal), London. Attorney, Mr. Philips, No. 19, Adalc ftqtiibb, of Saville row, M.ddlefex, a\��fc!Onecr) April 17, at eleven, at Guildhall, Lonaon. John Knight, late of Cat/hall Mill, r.ear Godalmin, Surry, paper maker3 April 2t, at eleven, at Gaildhill, London. Peter Robert Luard, of London, merchant; Ayril r> at ton, at Guildhall, London. , Barnet Gue/r. of Limeboafe, Middlefex, merchant} Uirci. �?,� '& ^= city of London, broker; March 23, at eleven, � Guild-lull, London. F.nal Dividend. Joihua Watfon, of Staindrop, Durham, tpoihecary ani retail druggift; March 13, at eltven, �t the Talbot Inn, in Darlington. Final dividend. Dividend adjourned. James De Drufina and J�nes Clerk, r;f the city of London, merchants, (partner* with Julius Conrad Ridder, late of the city of London, but now �f l.ifbun, Portugal, merchant, trading under the firm of Dc Dru&na, Ridder, ani Clerk; May 13, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Ctriifscatts to be granted. Robert Hirft, of Leeds, Ycukfliir:, fcuveaer; oh or b�-fore March ao. . ' Nil's NilTen, (partner with Charles Reinhold Forfter) of Liverpool, Lincafliirr, merchant.; on or before March zo. Willian. Hart, of South ShieUs, Durham, linen-drn preirlied before the l/niverfiry of -Oxford, Ju!y 4; 1784, " On ihi Duty of atrrmpting the Propaga. cio:i oi the Gofj;el among our Mahometan un