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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 20, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Three-Pence Halfpenny omly. MONDAY; MAncti 22. " From the LONDON G A Z E T T E..' At the Court at St, Jarhes'si the 17th of Mai-fen; PRESENT, . The KlNG's Moft. Excellent Majefty in Couricii. IS Majefty having been pleafed to appoint Wat-kin Williams, Efq; to be Lieutenant of the County of Merioneth, he khis day took the oaths appbinted to be taken thereupdnj Inftead of the A*^^'!&i#i2S>.*''*>', oatns �f allegiance and ^C-^S^ieaS^i^ fupremacy. Corn Exchange, London. RETURNS oF CORN and G RAIN. From March, 2 to March 13, 1790. I Pri�. I Awrage Price ters j rr,ce* J per Quarter. H JIW parity - Jfean's -� 'Waft - Oats - P. ye - ft ape. Seed Wheat ~ I 766S 1556 $7�� 6'40 775 60. 3706 1 I. s. 9603 a ITS' 2 10192 5 4951 18 J071 18 S3 18 d. a o 6 o S 9 i. 1 1 1 o 1 1 S * 16 7 7 d. o 6 7 I 7 1 ( From SATURDAY, 2o, T U BSD AY; March |3, i^b. -4 Jr9 9154 13 4 IVar-Offcf, March 20, I79�- tith Regiment of Fuct, Captain-VieSt/nant John Hadden 3j appointed to T>; Captain of a Comriny, by purchafe.- Lieutenant"Thomas Rudtleil to be Captain-Lieutenant.- Enfign Thomas BitRh St. George 'to be Lieutenant. Edward Tr E. No ihip in the Downs. LONDON Ydfterday his Majefty wirit alone in the ufual ftate to the Chapel Royaii St; James's, -ftherfc he heard divide fe'rVice and a fermon oy the Right P-ev. t>\ Beadoh, Biihop of Gloucefter. The Sword of State wis bbrrle by LoVd Wil-lcughby , and LordBoiton wus Lord of the Bed- chamber in Waiting'. After the King's return there was a Drawing-room. ..   . ..; PreJeht", their MajeUies and the three,Prin-cefTes, X>hke of GJWefter, and the foreign Mi-niftersDuchefles' Of Northumberland and H,ir milton ; Ladies Hpldernefs (in waiting), and Louvaine ; -Dowagers' Weftmorland, Hailes, Middleton, E, Panej Heatheote"; Dr. Gifborne^ Sir F. Sykes, &fc. v  -  - ^ : Her Grace the Duchefs of Northumberland. and the Countefs, of Mexboroug^ were at the Court yefterday, for the firft time this winte r. Dr. Addington; the father of Jthe. Speaker, is fd ill, as to be defpatred of. The Speaker was fent, for j2&prefs On Friday, and he put off hie public dinner, on Saturday. t .His death, would make it,critical ftogpage of fome days in the oil- finefs of the Houfe. Mr. Hammond Is* a candidate for the county of Cambridge^ on the Bedford intereft. The following is confidently faid to be the pre-tife poflure of affairs1 on the. Continent: Leopold having manifefted fo explicitly, hiS defire of peace, me Britidi court is difgolea to favour the reunion of the Belgic Provinces with the Auftrian Crown. Our minifters forefee the danger of their falling foon into the" arms of France, if Teparated from their German Sove reign ; and they naturally dread an event, which would give fuch an acceffloh pf ftrength to their powerful rival. Holland wifely dreads the fame contingency ; but (he is fo much in tlie power of Pruflia, that ihe cannot maintain her 'opinion with, firmnefs- Pruflia, for the fame reafon that we oppofe a meafure that may unite them with France, oppofes their reunion with Auftria, who is his rival. He has no dread of their falling into die arms of France, who may, by an obvious change of connection, become his ally-and; therefore, the court of Berlin, poffeffed of a fine army, is for improving the favourable crifis, and crippling its moft formidable rival j as the means of doing which, they are defirous of bringing over England to the treaty, fome time ago coSclud'ed between them and Holland for fupporting Brabant- A demur has takeh place in the negociation for the Belgic independence, and fomething like a coldnefs (ubfifts between the courts of London and Berlin. Perhapa the word coldmfs is too ftrong a term : but thercls an hefitation and a difpute which accounts for the filence which our Gazette has maintained oh the fubj*& of the revolution. The King of Pruflia xi not himfelf eager for War, but he is goaded on by the advice of his minifter, the Count de Hartzberg, who inherits, more than his Sovereign, the politicks 6F his late great mailer--and by the Duke of Brunf-wick, who is ambitious of fignalifcing himfelf as commander in chief of the Pruflian army. The young Prince of Pruflia has alfo an efeterprizing and eager fpirit, anxious far glory, and he is faid to urge His father to war. In the mean time, Leopold has jsropofed to accept the raediatidn of the courts of London and Berlin^ as offeredby them to Jofeph, and refufed. Our court is willing to renew the offer. The Duke of York's carriage which he fported at the London Tavern, on the Anniversary of St. Patrickj was a very fine vis-a-vis, an4 the h'drfes manes beautifally decorated with Jhamrt'tki. Hyde Park was yefterday more crowded than ever : there was literally no moving.-" This promenade," faid an Irifti wit, "is a walk where every body Jiands fliliy Tne Duke of York was on foot, and did his utrrioft to fqueeze throagh the croud. The" Duke and Dutchefs of Laval were alfp among the ptdeftriar.'s. She declared her afto-nithmetit at the number of cheeks that were r$d without rouge, and faid that all France could not exhibit the quantity of natural bloom, of which Hyde Park could boaft that day. Money is fo plentiful at prefent among certain defcriptions of people, that bills are difcounted at four and a half per cent. ; and a quarter per cent, premium is often added. Land fells very high on the other hand. Wales is at laft beginning to emerge from that indolence fhe has been long funk in. A fpirit of indtiftry; once introduced,-would extend itfelf by degrees, arid the country would every day irri-prove in agriculture arid manufactures. The philanthropy of the preferit day is truly diftirtguifhable. In the courfe of the lall week we find that thd Scottifh Corporation received at a upwards of 506I. arid that without any contribution froip any .branch, bf* tne fioyal Family; ^he Irifli Society r^coi^ed 8o3l. of which 200I. howiverV came frorti thi liberal puHe$ 6f the Prince of Wales and Duke bf York'.' Tlie Philanthropic Society, received. 6pp[. of which they received tool, frbni the Duke of Leeds \ i-ool. from Mr. Herbert, and 115I. frorh Mn Kiil|frhftri: .Thefeare drfnatibris truly jBriricHy. Th� fdndwitvj is, (aid tb jfei an autherttiji ftile-iaeni'qf .th6 hoS-diity lalt year : ^^terrjury 35,863!; 178J i\h, Rochefter 13,497^,95. &�d, Saffe* I4,57i!vy|d; Wbrcefter 24,72^. t2s,3d; Hants 71731. 17s. lodi. Nortk Clays^ and EfTe* tfs?]- 19i* 2}d. All Engladd 58*1. is. 3d. Total ip4,c62l, 17s. On Saturday the foUowing numbers were d.awn prizes at via. Nc* 1^4, a 1 prize of 590I.- I jl.-Nos. 44.-908^ 1 �. 38>597> i9�9i& j prize of aoeol:-No. a prize of j-'pol. No. 36,730, a priee, of iool.-29,709, 25,743, zi,887, 20,^35, prizes of 50I. each. Extr*a of a Leiter from G0ort, March 18. " The Thifbe frigate is gone out of harbour to Spithead, ..and.was this day paid tAVO months advance prc'vioiiily to her failing. * "Remain, at Spithead his MajeftyV fhips Thilbe and Flirt; and Liberty 'arid Alaum Dutch men of war," Saturday morning is the. Ipfwich mail coach was coming to tovyiy on the other fide of Ilford, the guard being in the aft of ftooping to fix the trunk properly j his blunderbufs accidentally went ' off, by which one of his thus*bs was tore away, and one of his eyes fo much cjartiaged that it is feare^ he willlofe tWfig^it bf it: \ � On Saturday laft threa villains, who are fufpecled of the:. riturder in Belfont-Lane, were committed .to three, fevetal prifdns. They are  all Foreigners, and belong to a Sardinian veffel. A man has been foiind who belongs to this veffel, and who left the above villains at Portftnoiith, and carne tq London i,n the ftage. He Will be an evidence on the trial. Thutfday a rrian w;as apprehended by the officers belonging to the Public office in Eaft-Smith.rield, at a houfe in White'chapel, on a ftriong fufpicion of being concerned with a woman he cohabited with iri murdering He was carried before the fitting Magiftr-ates, who committed him for examination." Diligent fearch is making, a;fter the mother, who has absconded.. ...... : � Saturday a rhari was apprehended in Kent-ftreet, on fufpicion of being concerned in the murder of the woman in Gibraltar-row; St. George's-fields, and was committed to the New gaol in the Borough. At Maidftone aflizes the following prifoners received fentence of death, viz. Dennis Connor, f r a burglary in the houfe of Edward" Biigfdenj ,in Hunton ; George Dixon, alias Ellis, for horfe-ftealing; Thomas Willard, for a burglary in the fhop of Jofeph Inkpen, in Stone; and George Clarke, for a burglary in the houje of Benjamin Winckworth, at Eaft-Wickham. The two firft were reprieved, and the others left for execution. At Shrewlbury adizes four perfons received fentence of death, viz. George Wall, alias Geo. Lawley, Wot. Prompton, and Samuel Griffiths, for burglaries} and Henry Morris, for horfeftaal-ing- Morris is reprieved, tlie three former are left for execution. MARRIED.] On Saturday, William Geo. Sibley, Efq; of the Faft-India-!?bufe, to Mifs Berthon, of Great James-ftrfcet; 8cdford-rcw\ DIED.] On Friday Jaft, ag the Nime of fyleiry-Ljfs. Whoever w-!l br)ng the faid Bitch to Srr Rowland Winn* Bart, of Vbilall* lhail receive a very haodfomi Reward, arid all Ex^ences bo, ne-.. t?29 - w PERPETUAL ADVOWSON^ " . . ANTED to be purchafed, the Perpetual Adirowi'on of a Living, the annual Value oF which is from 3C0I. to 350I. either with an immedia;e Re-figriation or a Profpefl of >fs betnmin^ vacant fooh. If fituated ifl a good 'Part of Vbrkthire or Nottingham^ (hire jyould be rreferrfd. . �. , . . 17** Letters (poft-fiaid) addrefled to j. Robin fon, Efq; Baw try, Yorkliiire, naentianiTig Particulars! '.v'\ll be attended to* A SUFFOLK" ^TONE ':ART COLT TO be SOLD, at Earl-Soharri, hear,Fram--linghim. He is riling th i?o Years oid, is a red Sowel, 1 5 Har.ds ani- a Ha,l'f higJi, yery full of Bone and' Mufclei r.-markaoly line in his Forehand, and Jjhort in hts Legs, arid is allowei one of this moft capiial Colts ever bred in thi County ; has his full Tail and Marie, and never covered, 'fo prevent trouble; his loweft Price H-Elghty1 Guineas. Apply fo Mr. John Block, at the Falcon, EaH-Sohajn, Frarn'inghain, Suffolk. > (^74 L A W. _ " AGentlemarysf good Circurriftanccs inLife'i'Srid who is, andlhas been, in gented Practice rranV A'eari himfelf in Town, and is pcrtVfZlly acquaiuteij with Con-veyanciiigi Chancery Prtftice, and tiie Cruris of Law^ wifhes to meec with a fiintleman iri ex'.cufive and genteel Pradlice in the CtJUR^ry, either inbrlnaole to admit a Partner to take the acYtvc Part of Bufintfs, ors*o give up the whole of Bufinefs upon fair and eligible Terms. A Line addreffed to A. B. at Mt;. Patker's, Stationer^ Chancery-lane, with Particular'! as to Siru3,tionj &c.\yili bft duly anlwerei by a Gentleman In'he ProfefS >n. [682 SatSrdai itias Ptdlifhed) Price 2s. 4POETICAL " EPISTLE, addreffei to JAMES BOSWELL, Efq. Occafiuned by his lann-:d, and now fpecdily to be pablilhed^ LIFE of Dri JOHNSON. . . . ,. Printed for H okharri, New Bond (irrbf^ arid fold By Dtr btett and Walter, Piccadilly ; Beilbyj Pall-mall 5 Bourne^ Pa ton-ftreet ; Strahan, _Strand ; Ottidge, jun^ oppofitethte New Church ; Brown, Corner of EfTerx-'ftfeet j K.earfleyi Fleet-ftreet; Rivington, St. Paul's Ch�rch�yard j Richard-fon, Royal-Exchange ; and Davis, Holb irn. [731 ioitd&ff, January ij, 1796. THE It I S T O R Y of DEVON-SHIRE, B/ the Rev. R. POLWrlELEj Kenton} near Exeter, .Is proaoifsd to be publiftied in two Volumes, Folio; at tw� Guineas a Volurriei The Nobility and principal Gentlemen of De�onl|ti�e baie concur,eri in finclioriing Mr: Pulwhele's Planr>f Publication bf the mnft flatteHng Encoaragement, arid have engaged tc* pi-efent him with E-hgravings of tr.eir Seats 5 which (togetlwfc with Maps of Devdnfhire, the Eniriron� of Exeter, ice. Phus of Exeter, P"iymouth, &cl at the Author's Eip'cnce) are in great Forv^rrdnels. The Subfcribers to tHis Work already eSceed Thtee Hundred: Subfcr'p'ions are taken in by MefT, Payne, Cadell, Dilly , Nkhils, London; Meflrs. Merrrill, Cambridge5 Fletcherj and Ta�.kUn, Oxford } and Tru.Mnai, Exeter: f.*54 Henry Bickoeli; of thetity of Brirldl, tobacconift and fnuft'niafeer} April is, at five; at the White-llou Inn, iri^ Bfoad-direeti Biiilol.' Final Dividend. Dividend adjournid. johri HudVon, now or late of Little Queert-ltrett, Hdl-bbrn, Middlefex; coach maker ; April 17, at eleven, at Guildhall, Loltdan. Fijal Dividend. Certificates to bt grafted, Benjamin Shaw; of yigh-ftreet, ja the Borpugh of Sdnth-wark, -Sorry, hofier^ en iefore April 10. AlexanderDavidfort, of Pancfat-Jaoe, London, merchant j n or before April to- Thomar Grimes, of Pjrminghjm, Warwickdiire,'dealer and chapman > oh or before April 10. Daniel Trstmah, late of Covcntfy-ftreet, Middteftir,linen-draper j on or before Apiil to. * ;'*' George Spun, new or late of D0ncaj9e'r; V"oTfeifcirc, nief-cer; on or before April rtf.'. * " ^  Joachim Dolgr; of toeparift of faflhani^Edfjti brandyl mer�hanti[ �n or befortr^A'prij 10. '� 'V' ' Join. Pearfon, late\of-the parlfli of Sti' lar^plbmew, tht Left, in the city of London, linio-dra^fj bh it before A ril 10.  '' .-, ^ Jamet Calvert, of Old^ft'reet, MidiHeferr vlh^gar-mefi chant j oh or before Apf.l to. - ' Bankruptcies, tnltirgedi Edward Wright* of Manchafteri LaneauVre, filk mtrcer woolleh-drjper; to furrender Mty 18, at cavern, a; the and B�H'4 Hfott in Mucheitcr* .This Day ivas publijbed, Price isi AN.ENQUIRY whether any DOCTRINE relating the to NATURE ahd EFFECTS of the LORD's-SUl'PERcpn be juftly founded 011 the Difcourfeof our Lord, recorded in the fixth Chapter of St. Johni Peihg a SUPPLEMENT to a TREATISE; intltled, " An ATTEMPT to afcertaih and llluftrate the Authority, Nature^ and Difign of th D. � .Prebendary of Wetiivwnfler; Printed for J; Robfbn, Bookfetler, NeW B^nd.ftfeei j B. White and Son, Fleet-ftrfcet} T; Cadellj Stfaml j ani MelT. Rirltigton, St. Paul's CHurch-yard. Where may be hid, by the famS Autljrjrj I. An Attempt to afctrtain and illullrate the Inftitutlonol" the Lnrd's-Supper, &c. ice. ad-Edit; Price js. *. A practical Abr'-dg-nlent of the -abo^e Trtatife, 4 Edit. Price 4*.- -v ' [J37 '�  * - ~ > - � *--�^�------ L Th� ENLARGED PLAN of READING NEW BOOKS and PAMPHLETS by SUBSCR1P-TION* J. BELL bf the Bndfli Library, in the 8tfaitd, has completed bis ex^enflve Cacalo^ue by the Addition of bri Appendix, 'which ttieludes all tHe N(!w Publicaloas. The .Catalogues .ire f >\& at One Shilling each, and the Apre ldtic .'ttven gra "is to farmer Subfcribeh. ; 'Subfcribers at One Guinea per Yeir, are entitled t9 the '� Residing bf ahV and every Book in this vaft and expenfiv* ' OoIle?tidn, and-alfo to PeruCil of eVery New Book sfid "f Parnv'hiel of General Reqaeft, which miy'hereafter oep�b-lifhed. This. Accommodation will provt a general and na-ti-JnalConvfaslenrCe, as every Subf-r!b�Sr will r*vi the freeUA of a Litrary which has ccft many Tho-iRnd Pounds, and which includes every valuable Literary Production of this Country, at the m6derarc Expence cf a tingle Vf*:ume in Quarto. Quarterly Sufcfcribers ire admitted at Five Shil'lnge, per Quarter j but they arc not entitled to the Reading ttf New Publications* .^cj* ;