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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 17, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Three-Pence Halfpenny. tram Trilff S%y, Jtj^ i7, trJ^S A TV R D,AY, jrjji E FRIDAY,. JiJNE 18. Teferday arrived the Mail /tornFrance. Stockholm, May 14. , HE troops *f Generals' de _^Ep-5i)^Vi^ Pauli and Platen are JJSXi T ) J&M now united, fo that we VW^iWl expe^ elegance of "ex-breffion, and harmony of periods. Both of them were highly applauded. The Noblemen, Heads of Colleges, and P^roc* tors, previous to tbe commencement of the exhibition, met at the Vice-Chancellor's room, whence they walked, in reg^j^rpceffion, and decorated in their refpe&ive rd&e*, to the Theatre. At their exit, as well as entrance, much applaufe was Ihewn them, as well as tothe doctors. Dr. White, however, in confeouence of the difference of opinion entertained relative to the affair between him a^id the rate'MrVBadcock, experienced a mixture of clapping and hiding. The approbation, not-Withllandrhg, prevailed- - The Proctors', contrary to ufual cuftom> at their debajture, met with the moft Unanimous appiaHTe:-this applaufe conveyed the juft feofe which the Ihidents entertained of the moderation and mUdnefs with which thofe Uni^ Wrfity Officers have tempered their authority. The aflemblage of learning and beauty^-for there were many of the faireft of the fair fex prefent-'-gave an air of great elegance* as well as dignity, to the Theatre. !" 1 � 11 . 1 - iii.r""1 ''� .......? Return if Members for the New PARLIAMENT.." ' No. II. ] '.' ' � %* Thofe-in Italicks are N�w Members. ;' Efq} vice jobi Strott,*^fq;.*nd,Sir Peter f^arker^ Bart. St. A {.bans'. The Hoa.WUliain Bingham 263 ' John Calvert, Junior, Efq; 209 ^ Againft -CJutterbuck, Efq. ' ,,; ' . _ n7 z/iw The Hon. William Grimften, and William Charto Siopcr, Eib. t HiaT?ot� Borough. John Calvert, Efq; re-ekfted. 315 Barm Ni Dimfdale, vice his Father. * 204. Againft William Baker, Efq. 259 GioncisTiji City. John Webb, Efq; and John Pitt, Efq: re-eje&ed. Gat ton. William Currie, Efq; and Arnold Neibit, E% vice Lord Newhavejv and James Friwr, Efq*  � � Stockbjudgr. John Scote>; Ef(j;-and John- Cater, Efq; vice Thomss Boothby Parkyns, Efq; and James Gordon, Junior-, Efq;-Unfuccefsful Candidates:. George Porter, Efq; and Jofeph Barham, Efq; who m:an to petition oa the. fcore of bribery. 19, I79O. 8846 SHI Deaf, June icv P - N E W S. w"ind N. E. Sailed for the |*therefore to t>re�eufc-f^-^'a-1-� -t River the Queen^ ^oppetufi-om PJ>wooth. _ Rp- i-^cc anff r^tionbetween the candidate and Yefterday at tjpon the Lord Chancellor waited on his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, at Qarjee$*lioufe, with whom his Lordfhip had a privatftjnterview for upwards of an hour; at two o'clocS^iti.orJfhip proceeded to the Drawing-Room ; after which his Lordfhip was clofeted with the King till half paft five. ExtraS of a Letter from New York, May 14. *' The debates in the Hottfe of Reprefentadves on Monday, Tuefday, and Wedriefday, have been principally confined to the fubject of in-creafing the tonnage on foreign bottoms from 50 t^^Ottcents per ton. TMs. meafure originated from a petition of Xhe merchants of Portfmouth. (New. Hampfhire) flaying an additional duty to be laid on foreign .~meitA^3^eV.'^*I'he Taid petition was-reierje^ta. a Comnutteewho reported the following refections: lit. Th5^ th*1 tonnage on foreign bottoms be raifed from 50 cents., to one dollar per ton. zd. That foreigners be prohibited from carrying the commodities of the United States to any port or place to which the citiiens of the United States are prohibited from carrying the fame. *' The refolve on the extra tonnage paffed a Committee of the whole Honfe by a confiderable Majority." ' . .' The Earl of Morton has given up his intention of llarting 'again as one of the Sixteen P^ere of Scotland, being in the expectation of the honour of an Engliih Peerage. A correfpondent thinks it ftrange that there fhould be no acquaintance, relation, or fimilarity betwixt the elector and the elected. What connexion is there between a lawyerand a fifliing town, a fet of manufadurtrs a0d & gambler, a borough; of tradefmen and j pocket -picked tfrrfame day, . and in thfe fame place, of his' piirfe, containing upwards of 4I. The fame morning fome Thieves ftoleoutof Wood's-hotel, Piazza, Covent-gardeh,, feyeril articles of plate. _ Saturday" laft Mr. T^afgin,:"'bf Hnmpfhire, was attacked near BlacfeKeath by a fingle highwayman, who robbed him of his watch, and upwards of 30s. �"- �' Tu^Alay cotning the houfe of Mr. Dunport,*-A of N�wport-1ffect, was'-broke open, and robbed ^f^^KdoEeOs of boots and ihoes. " The^>e day Mr. Sarbold, of Bedibrdfhire, was flopped near Finchley-comrnon by two root-pads' armed, who robbed him of his watch, and upwardsof 5I. , Yelterday . Renwick Williams was again brought up, ani--further examined, in order to biad over the Ladies, who fwore to his having wounded them, to profecute for cutong their | garments, whrch by an A& of the 6th George II. 1 is felony. t, Elizabeth and Frances Baughan, Ann Froft, Pand Erikabeth Davfs* were ieverally bound over \_ to profecute-on the above ftatnte. * - � MARRIED.] On Friday, at IOington, Col. Eaton> late of the Guards, to Ivlifs Stewart. WILTSHIRE; THE Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders, of the dbunty of Wilts, are scqutrkd to meet at the Town-flail in Deviaes, �n Monday thVaiftDay of thispre-fent Jtinej'" at Eleven o^CIocfc in the Foreocon� in order to confider cf and nominate-proper Perfons to nrprefent this County in the enfujngPalJaonpru. � GJFF0RD WARRINER, Sheriff. CWto^|, June 14, 179c.,  '�'533 % . ' ' \SURREY� ' ri conieqaence of a Requifition, fent to me this Day, 1 take the earlieft Opportunity of-defiring a Meeting of the Gentlemen, Clfr^y, and Fresholdera a*-the Spread-Eagle at Epibm, on Friday the Twenty-fifth Dy of June Initant, at Eleven of thf Clock ia the Forenocn, to confider of proper Perfons to be pu: in.. Nomination to re-prefent this County in the enfuiag ParhaTrient. [i58i' SAMUEL, LONG. Ca�rhalton, 17th June 1790. .Sheriff. mkiriih the Downs Ike Aftrea frigatey Scout and Wafp Hoops, and Swift pilot; Grawfencl, June 15. Paffed by the Unity, Rolpb, arid Reinhold, Schwarts, from Hamburgh; Jenny, Pickering, from Chriiiiana ; Providence, Warier ; Ceres,. Johnfon ; and Two Brothers, Raunes, from Rotterdam; and Jonge Clofs, Clofs, from the Texel. ^ - � - � � - � .....- � � LONDON. Yefterday there was a. Drawihg Room at St. James's Palace ; which commenced - at two b'fclock. The circle confided of their Majefties, the three Princefles, his Royal Highnefs the Duka -of Glouceiter, the Archbifhop of Canterbury, the Lord Chahcelior, the French and Spaniih Am-bafladors, and ail 'fhe other Envoys ; Vifcountefs Luzerne, Baronet Nagel, the 'Officers of the H�u(hold, Lord of the Bedchamber, 'Goldfiick in Waiting, and the Nobility as on Wednesday.  TheCourt elofed.before five o'clock ; andfoon after the Royal Family returned to Buckingham Houfe. Veflerday the Dutch Amfeaffedd* �fld his Lady1 took leave of their MajdSfis, prevfeiis to their gaing^o Holland. Several of the Nobility alfo took leave on going to their refpective country feajts. _ - Mr. BasilIco left Aranjuezj where the Court was, on the 5th inftant.-Mr. Frazer had arrived,, at Madrid but on the *8rJi of May. Mr. Fitz-herbert had not arrived when -the J^eflenger.. fet. . off. He had flopped at Bayonnft for-fome da^s^ and he miffed Bafilico by their having taken dif^ fererft routes. From the diftarite #hichj^t. Tvz-herbert had to go, it is calculated he would reach" tlie Spanifh Court by the 7th inftant. . r This accounts for the difpatcbes being iil no way decifive; but the BritifhCohfal, Mr. Meriy, is reported to iave faid to Bafilico in dffpatching him, � That the news which he carried would make the people of England glad to fee him."1- "This, however, is oracular. It may, by the nB^uk^ be conftrued into war as well as peace. The ceremony of the Doge of Venice efpoufing the Adriatic Sea, which ufually takes, place on Af-cenfion Day, was performed on the 16th of lait May, in t^eprefence of Prince AuguSus Frederick of E%giaa^ tbe Prince/s of Brunfwick, Margrave of Bareuth, and Prince Charles. Augufths/fon of the reigning Duke of Brunfwick* with a numerou s Vjrain of Nobilitj'. To the Gentlemen, dergy, and Freeh6lier's of the .County of SURREY. ^Gentlemen,- IN the Confidence that I have faithfully dif-charjed the DuP.-s. of, the .very important Station, to .which ypa:*itera-plea #d vflanimoufly to call me, I again pre-tiime 'ia-^Stf- pnjifetf a Candidate for the high Monoaf of re-prefentini' you ; and to fblicit the Favour of your Votes and Inte.refto.a.the Diy of,�l-Sif;n, which is appointed to be held at Gu'ldftrd on Monday the �5th Inftant. �Permit" me to allure you, that yo� ihaJ) ever find me a faithful and independent P frrrfftirariv. Ttntan *11 ^ con fKtuent, he propofes that the county of Flint fhould be rep relented by Mr. Steel, Chrifi church by Mr. St. John, Clackman by Major Scott, Sea-ford by Mr." Ttmpefi, and the electors of EJfue by Mr. Bullock. Yefterday a Common-hall was held at Guildhall' for the nomination"of four Citizens.of London to ferve as. Reprefentatives in the enfuing Parliament. Soon after one o'clock the Losd-Mayor* feveral Aldermen, and other City Officers, came upon the huftings, when the hall was opened by the Common Cryer ; and after the writ and other neceffary papers had been; read by one of the Under-Sheriffs, the Lord-Mayor came forward, and addrefled tbe Livery in a fpeeeh of confiderable length. He was followed in fucceffion by the Aldermen Sawbridge, Lewes, Newnham, Watfon, and Curtis. The whole Court of Aldprmenwere then put in nomination according to fenidrity, and were received with different degrees of ap-.plaufe or difapprobatidn. The Sheriffs then proceeded to take the fhewof hands, at the concln-fion of which they declared the Aldermen Lewes, Watfon, and Curtis, f> have a cleai1 majority, ;but were utfdecided With "refpeft to Aldermen Sawbridge and Newnharh, who were therefore put up a fecond time, when the former appearing to have the largeft fhew, he was immediatejy nominated with the other three.. Mr. Alderman Newnham then declared his intention off taking .the fenfe of the Livery by a poll,' and the Lord-Mayor expreffing the fame intention, the hall broke np. The pell fhortly afterwards commenced, and at the conclusion for that day the numbers were, Alderman Curtis 179, Watfon -l6o, Sawbridge 148, Lewes 14.5, Newnham 120, Lord-Mayor 53. , - Yefterday the pott for Weftminfter flood as follows: Mr. Fox 479, Lord Hood 231, Mr. Home Tooke 43. Alderman Swaine> who was repprted td be dead,- polled yefterday afternoon at Guildhall, but appeared to be highly imfifpofed. The premium 0/ infiirance in many boroughs is rifen very mUch.firice the'lalt eleftidn. Staunch Independents are done at iter to 15 guineas ; doubtful ones at ic and upwards. W^nefdayMr. Wallis, of Church-ftreet, St. Giles's, had his pocket picked in Covent-garden of his watch, feals, &c. . The fame 4a,y, anlj in the fam.epjace, Mi*.1 Rintwellij3T>Piccadilly, bad his packet picked of a gold watch, feals,; &c, Mr. Bordon, of Great Ormond-ftreet, had hi' a.Nabob ? In order, 1 a .x*wnt***tm^\>ai iirvieHt i>at>j>y" ^TjiTZT^nT! Mm, Gentlemen, Coniticution. H YoaMnuch obliged, aad devoted hurnMe Servant, WILLIAM RUSSELL. Srreathtm, June 12th, 1790. -The Day of Nomination-is frred for Friday the 25th Inft. at Bpfora, when your early Attendance wi)t be tft-emed a fidgolat Favour.' f 156 r To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of SURREY. Gent'.e^Mn,- AVING had the Honour of being one of your __Representatives in the three laft Parliaments, permit me to offer nryfelf a Candidate to reprefent you in the next, and to your Votes and lntereft on the Day of Ele&ion. It the Difcharge of former Duties with Integrity and Af-fiduity affords the beft Grounds for future Confidence, 1 ttuft my paft Conduct will future me a Continuance of your Support. Allow me to affureyou, thit it thali be the Pride of my Life to deferve your gpod Opinion, and tomanifeft, on every Occafion, howtruly I am, ' Gentlemen, your devoted, And much obliged humble Servant, " JOSEPH MAWBEY. Botley's, Juneii, 1790. C'SP*  ' . NORTHAMPTONSHIRE; A $*-Meeting of the Gexttlehaen, Clergy, and ^Xx; Mb^-Frasbolders of the Couoey of Nbrthamptm, TSB porfaant^ipoDlic Notice at the County Hall, in the Town of. Northampton, *n Thorfday the 17th. Day of June Inft. for the Purpofe of nominating proper Perfont to reprefent this Countv in Parliament, the following Refofutions were una-pimoofty-agreed to j Reforved, That Thomas^Powys, Efq; andjranci* Dickins, Efqi be-nommated Candidates to reprefeat this County in the next Parliament. ' Refolved, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to' Sir James Langham, Bart, one of the late Reprefentatives of this County, for his afCduous Attendance and'independent and upright .Conduct in Parliament. - .' %^folv;'d. That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to the Sheriff far calling fo early a Meeting of tlte County^ and for hfs hnpartial^londuft. t'' Refolven, That thefe Refolutions be printed in the public Papers,' aad that the Sheriff be requeued to fign the fame. 15753 JOHN FREK.E W1LLES, Sheriff. To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of NORTHAMPTON. feentlernen, ACCEPT aqr moft fincere dnd cordial Acknow-lcdgments for the Honour you have, this Dsy conferred on tit. Under tU^jSaofiion of ^our unmimous ConcurreDce in ourNorftirtation �V Candida es to reprefent you irutheen-fuing Pvliameat, gcrm^t us to reourft your further Counte-ance and Support on the-Day 0/ Election, which is nxed for Wcdnefda^t^ z|dInftaqt. We are, Gentlemen, Your faithful and obliged humble Servants, THOMAS POWYS, FRANCES CiCJClNS. Northampton, juncT% 1790. [l576~ id To the W>rthy*3nd Independent Eieftors of the Borough of ST. ALBANS. � Gentlemen*, _ GIVE line Leave to return you my fjheereft Thanhs, for the very fiattertfjg which you have this Day done me the Hnnou' of electing me o>e nf yoitr ' Reprefentatives in Pariiain the County will cvtjr mak?. me anxious to promote, its Profp- to b-', GL-ntlemcn, Vour m ft obedient and molt fahhiul humb'e Sei vr", {1583 WILLI AM MORTON PITT To the Gentferneaj Clergy, and Freeholders ot' " � " � the County of DORSET. GenHemen, ADilTolution of Parliament having taker* Place, permit me to the Duties of my Situation for'thefe Ten. Years paft, "will oe deemed the- moft effeSuai Canvafs for your future Favour*, and afford' me the beft founded Hopes ' f yourf utuie Snppott. Permit mie' to affure you, that if I mould again be yfo � rtunate as to become the Obje^ of your Choice, It will be the chief Study-of my Lie to reader niyfeif=wdrthjr pffb diftinguifhed an Honour, by an aftiv'e and ronfeientious Difcharge of rBy Duty^-andby ptomoting, to the utmoft of my . Power, theHappinefs aad Piofperity of jhe Landed and Com. mereial Intefefts of tlxe County* [1464 - - , I have the Honour to be, With tbe moft profound Sentiments of G^atjtude and Refped, ':jgh8�tiemeri^-.'\;,;' ,.' / Your ever fairMoF-and obedient Seftaat,. Jone it, 179a. T. STANLEY. ;