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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 25, 1790, London, Middlesex (b o n d o j ,.______ Price Three-Pence Halfpenny tdkly. From T H U KS DAY, March 25, to SATURDAY, March 27, 1790, &808 FRIDAY, March 26. Tejtei'day arrived the Mail from France. Paris, March 15.' *&tt&ezZZ'z~ JORON, in His work Smount to '550,557. upon the population of Paris, calculates upon 19,5^3 chriftenings and 20,591 deaths in a year; and to difcover the pov-pulatioi of Paris, the deaths muft be multiplied by 27,,which will make the number of inhabitants ,______.... jj-'jji The Commiffioners, appointed to diitribute the fums deltined for the poor of the capital, in their report eitirriated the number of thofe, poor at 125,000. The diftridt of �t. Etienne du Mont contains 20,000, the Vr.l de 10,000, St. Marcel 5000, St. Marguerite �10,000, Popincourt 5000, tit. Germain l'Auxer-i'jis 4000, St. Rocke 4000. Thefe are the diikicts moll peopled with poor; there are forhe which have but 200. The Aim to be dilhributed was 6^,000 livres, and the Commiffioners could only diitribute near tofous to each perfon. Let this number of poor be compared with the above flate cf the population, and it will be difcovered that snarly one fourth of the inhabitants of Paris fub-hft on charity. .SHIP-NEWS. Deal, March 24. Wind S. W. Arrived the Scout {loop, and remains in the Downs. . Grave/end, March 24. Paffed by the Three Si!lers, Morgan, and burgteen, Glifpen, from Grouingen ; Vrow Rcgina, Dbriqueel, from Embdw'n ; ahi Young Deborc; Blcndon, . from Morden. LONDON. YefteiJay the Queen had a Drawing Room at .iris's Palace: Prefent, their MajeiUes, ^............ ----- .. ... .''rinc'eiles Royal; Augulta, and Elizabeth; Prin-cefs Czartoriiki ; Ducheiles of Rutland, Leeds, Beaufort, /inciter, and Dowager JReaufcrt ; Marchion'-flej Salilbury and De Grey; Coun-teffes Holdernelie (Lady in Waiting), Elgin, Stanhope, - ourtoun, Ayleiblry; Havcourt, Mex-foordugn, Lauderdale, Shaftelbury, Blantyre, Chatham, Uxbridge, Somerfet, and Glafgow ; "Vii'counteffes  Bu.keley, Dela"&lj and Sydney ; Ladies E. Waldegravej Boilon, C. and L. Le-hox, C. Paget, Compton, pigby, Bagot, Sandys, Aihburton, Grantley, Hood, Grantham, itawkeibury, Payne, Woodhurft, Buffer, Boyd, .Fleming, B. Chaplin, &c. Miftreffes Ga.dner, and Steveiii ; Miffes "Wilkes, Pitt, Price, Version, Gould, Jeffries, Sec. all the foreign Mini-fterf, Mcnf. Calonne, and the Nobility and Gentry of the" other fex as at the Levee c'n Wed-r.eiday. Tiie Court was over at half pari four; when the Royal Family returned to Buckingham Houfe. Yeilerday, being the Feaft cf the Annunciation, was obferved as a Collar Day at Court. Ye.'iqrday her Serene Highnefs the. Princefs Czartoriflcij from Poland, was prefented at Court, for the firfl' lira?, by her Grrfce the Duchefs of Ancafter ; as was Lady C. Lenox, oy the Lady 'n Waiting. Dr. Hunter was alfo prefented by the Lord in "Waiting. The other premutations Were the fame as on Wednefday at the-Levee. . Yeilerday the following Nobility and Gentry had audiences of the Miniflcr, at hi? houfe in powning-fheet, viz. the Archbilhop of Canterbury, Duke of Beaufort, Marquis of Graham, Earls of Abercorn and Eufton, Lord Hawkefbury, Sir Joleph Mawbey, Mr. Brook Watfon, and Mr. Brett; on which account the was detained from the Drawing-room' at St. James's. The Irifh Houfi cf Commons have adjourned to Monday the cth of April. Yeilerday the'Duke of Bedford and Mr. Sheridan had audiences of his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales at Carleton-houfe, and in the evening his Royal Highnefs entertained a few friends with a private dinner. Mr. E.l-court was on Saturday elected Member for Cricklade, in the room of Mr. Nicholas. . V/ednefday a General Court of'Proprietors Was held at the Eaft-India-houfe; The principal bufinefs the Court was engaged upon was fufpending fotne of their bye-laws in favour of fundry perfons Vvho had brought goods fronl India, but width were by accident dmitted to be manifefted ; which, for the fake of form, renders this proceeding^ ne-ceffary. The .ufual accounts of the fbte of the Company's finances were read by the Clerk: After this bufinefs was fiaifhed, Capt. Compton prOpofsd to the Court to rdkice the Intereit on the India Bonds, by which the Company were to gain �5,oocl. per annum; but he was informed by the Chairman, that the Court of Directors had the Company's welfare as much at heart as any individual of the Court of Proprietors, and whenever they thought fuch a meaftire neceflary, they fhould adopt it. No further bufinefs oiftring, the Court adjourned, fine die. Lord Spencer's duplicates of ciafTica! books, in all 435 numbers, fold for 73 il. What muff be the' 'value of the noble Earl's collection, when tic books thrown out brought faeh a film ? St . Yefterday the purfer of the Queen>. Captain Peter Douglas, bound to Madeira and Bengal, received his final difpatches from the India-houfe. Admiral Laforey, in the Trufty, has been met near Cape Einiiterre Handing with a fine breeze on his courfe to the Leeward IHands. The Douglas, of Mevagiffey, Ninian Grateful, mailer, having had a thorough repair in the harbour of Fowey, and been compleatly equipped for a voyage to the Southern Whale Fiihery, had the misfortune laft week, foon after failing on her intended voyage, to ftri&e on the Cannis rock, near Fowey harbour ; and by the veffel making fo much water, was under the ncceffity of running into Menabilly cove. A gale of wind foon after came on, the veffel went to pieces, and all on b 'ard perilhed except the matter, who was mira-culoufly faVed by the humane efforts of feveral gentlemen in that neighbourhood. Extraft of-a Letter from Portf/nouth, March 28. " Aniyed the Actajon man of war (with the 12th regiment), from Guernfey. Sailed the Trouleyd and Aftive Dutch men of war for the Texcl ; Johanna, Wilkin, for Jerfey ; and Bleffing, Hutchins, for Memel." The Portland packet, Captain Rogers, failed from Falmouth on Sunday laft, with the mail of the 17th inilant, for "the Leeward idands. The Prince of Wales divides his patronage among the lifter kingdoms, in a way the moil appropriate to each. He gives 100 guineas to the Welch Society. He gives 100 guineas, and fends his brother to drink with the Iriih Society- and he gratifies Scotland, by giving one of its greateit mfen a place. It it now the ten when a lady determines to fee her friends, that the keeps open houfe for two or three days. As a. route is now only celebrated in proportion as it is crowded, happy is the lady who can fill her houfe for three nights in fuccefiion, and with different faces each night ! The aconcmy of this new fafhicn i=; equal to the pomp-for, as Hamlet fays of the funeral bake-meats-there is here but one batch of bifcuits. The Biiliop of Norwich, by his translation to . Afaph, acquires a cool thousand per annum, a�d at the fame time quits a very unpieafant fituation. The faft, it feems, Hands thus:-A certain Clergyman in the Diocefe of Norwich, having been cbilinately fowing the feeds of So-ciniauifm at Bury, his Lordlhip, by way of effectually grubbing up the roots, thought proper to exert his epifcopal authority, by banifhing him to refidence in his living in the country. At this, the Socinian fraternity took fire, and infilled (as they had legally a right to do) upon every other non-refident retiring to his proper parochial duty. A dilcipline thus feverely to be inflicled, though ftrictly right in itfeif, railed a fet of clerical hornets around the Biihop; who, in order to avoid-the flings of his Norwich brethren, retreats in good tin1.?, by his lVJaji-fly's favour, to the more lucrative See of St. Afaph, The Lord Provoft of Edinburgh is arrived in London, to folicit fubferiptions for the projected new College in that city : the heads of the Uni-verfity have not, however, tranfmitted very bright examples of liberality on the occafion ; the Prin-cipalVname Hands for 20I. and that of, the Pro-leffor of Belles Lettres for iol. only ! Ycfterdav the following numbers were drawn prizes at Guildhall, viz.-No. 40,947, a prize of 2o,oocJ.-Ncs. 40,604, 26, 3.117, prizes of look-Nos. 47,031, iz;8o4, 45,832, prizes cf 50I. The affront given by the Aldermen to the Lady-Mayorefson Friday laft, by abfenting them-felves and families from the rout, is likely to be attended with ferious confequences at the Eafler dinner and ball. It has been cuftomary on thofe occafions for every Aklerman to fend his own private carriage with his family or friends, which fahdtloned their free admiffion without tickets; but it is now in contemplation to admit none without a ticket, u'nlefs they attend actually in the Aldermens' train. Yeflcrday fe'nni^ht, as fome of the Police Officers in Dublin were conducting a blind girl to confinement as a vagrant, a crowd of children accompanied them, and tauntingly huzzaed, when one of thefe humane keepers of the peace levelled his niu/ket, and fired among the little group : a boy of feven years old was ihot through the head, and inftantly expired. Laft Sunday evening was burie \ at Aldgate church, Mary Loder, aged 102, mother of Jo-feph Loder, gunftOck-tnaker to the Office of Ordnance; Wednefday fe'nnight the houfe of Mr. Jofeph Ledfami fteel-toy-maker, of Birmingham, was broke open; arid robbed of a quantity of goods. Wednefday Mr. Walrne, of Kent, was flopped near Blackheath by two footpads in failors habits, who rorjbed him of his watch, and near 50s. The fame evening M. de Veflaing, uear Lei-cefler-fqilare, had his pocket picked at Charing-crofs of. a gold watch, feais, &ct On Thuriday, after a long examination before *|uftice Triquet, at his Office on Clerkemvell-creen, a maid fervant to Mr. Lowe, pawnbroker, of that place; together with a young man who kept her company as a fweethearti, were committed to feparate prifons for trial at the en-fuing Seffions. The voung wdman, who had not beeta long from the country, was charged with privately ftealing rings, watches, apparel. &c. to the amount of two hundred pounds, I many of which \vere found in her poflefiipn ; and 1 others were pledged at other places by her paramour, who is not feventeen years of age, and had feveral articles that were, flofen from Mr. Lowe found upon him at "his lodgings near Hat-ton Garden. On the 15th inft. the Rev. David Hughesj E. D. Senior Fellow of Jefus College, and the Rev. Hugh Owen, of Jefus College, and Reclor of Aberfraw, County of Angicfea, were in'/uli conrrcjration admitted to the decree of Doctor in Divinity, in the Univerfity of Oxford. DIED.] On Monday laft, in Brya.nflone-ftrect, Mrs. Hutchinfon, relict of Eliakifa Hutchinfon, Efq; and eld eft daughter of the late Lieutenant-Goneral William Shirley. GEORGE STREET. rFIVE GUINEAS REWARD: WHEREAS GEORGE STREET, formerly Quartd-Mafter and Riding-Malt:r to the Queen's Regiir.fnt of Di ag.wn-Guardf, and a'terwa:ds Adjutan: and Riding Martei-t > the l.:ts 19c'.. R.cgiment of L'ght Dragoons, in vvhicii feveral Stat'ons ic is wcil knrwn l\a .accii'i ul-jtcd Ti.r.e Thcul'and l'ouhds, has abf.o'nUd, and hit !iis Wife i-hjrgeablc to thcPa.ifh ot" Lifs, in Han pSi'-rii; and 33 there is grea: m fupp i(e he is now living in forms retired Cart of the K n ,Jo,t, whoever will inform ihe Ov r eers of the above Paiiui wh-.-rs he refides, fo that lie may t-e profecut.d to Conviftiun, fhali be inti'led to t e above Reward. eers VvlLLlAM K.ELL Lifj, near Petersfield, Marcli 11, 1790. .[734 To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of DORSET. Gentleme , "0"AVlNG no objt'�l fo much at heart ae the X. J. honour of being ci 10fen un>- of )Oui R' prefentatives in I'aiihinerit, at the next General Eledlion, 1 have been an-xi..ns ro fo ic't vnur Favour and Sa;ipor; in the moil refpeflful m.mner. With this view 1 have ftjdiuufly etideavou/ed to maije s peif.) appl-caron to every Freeholder wi;hin ihe C'iun:y, and to to ail thofe who refide at a diitance. If 1 ;>ave, inadvertcr.t'y, omitted pijing a due attemion to any indiviihi.T, 1 ti-uft it will be candidiy im-puted to the great )ty of procuring accurate iafor.-nation, and not tj any other motive. Tne vef}- flatteriog reception I have hitherto experienced, leaJs me to entertain i'anguine hopes 01 fuccels, at:d d^tr,,indi. 1 my moft grate:'u! acknowledgements. Permit me now to re-( queil the favour of your appearance and fuftrages cn the day J of Eleclion ; and to afl'ure you t at, fhouid I fucceed to the ' important tru!t to which I afp'.re, I fhall.omit no opportunity of faithfully difcharging its duties, and of proving myfeJf to the utn.oft of my power worthy of your confidence. x I iave the Honour to fubferibe myfUf, Gentlemen, your moft obliged, Ana faithful humble tervant, ICingflnn, WILLIAM MO.RTON PITT. Feb. 16, 1790, f 77J To the Gentlemen, Clergy, Yeomanry, and S Freeholders of the County of KENT. Gentlemen, THE very great Honour you have done me this Day cy y-ur Attrnd-jnee a.- t;ie County Meeting, d^mxnds ir,y eailicit, as weii as rry m*:t finc-.-rt and hearty Arknoaledgmer.t . J feel my lei f fo rr.ich emboldened by the I'ifinter-fled Manner in which fo huge a Body of the re-fjie&able Freeholders of this County have given n-e rii: ir En-cjur3ge;ne.'it and Appxibition, tlut I an dete mined to proceed t > a geneial C?.nvafs. Had one Daubt remained in my Mind County. I moft flncerely .hank you for this very honourable De-cifion, and eairieftly ir.treat your Support on the Day of Election. 1 have hitherto endeavoured c infeientionfly to difchargethe have repofed in me, with no other Bias to my Conduit than the Prefervati>n of your Liberties, and promoting the Profperity of our County. I have endeavoured to preferve lnviol.iti all your Rightsand Privi.eges ; and on t �efe Principles I reft my Ptetenfions toyour future Favour. Remaining, with, the utmolt Gratitude and Refpecl, Your cbrdient'.ind devoted humble Servant, MaiJftone, March 8, 1790. F. HWNYWOOD. P. S. It is my Intention to take a very early Opportunity to pay my perfonal Refpedts to the Freeholders of the County, from-which I have huhcrto been prevented by attending my Duty in ParVfamen". (750 To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of KENT. Gentlemen, ICannot too foon exprefs my fincere Thanks, and moft grateful Acknowledgments to ^ou, for the verydif-ti iKuifhing Marks of your good Opinion, and the flattering Kuneft of youi futuie ge .erous Intei tion3 towards me, ex-einplifi-d in the extraordinary Concourie of my FrienJsj and ejec-eding great M j'ti'y of Electors in my Favoui, ackfiow-le.'ged fiom. the Chair, at my Nomination at Maidftoue; this Day. Public Profeflions tin thefe Occafions arefnotalway: the fure P.edges of a fubfequent corresponding Conduit: I feel Notling, however, in rny own Bread that inclines me, is the leaft, to fupprefs an Avowal of my Principles and In-dspendence ; iaA I hope it will not be deemed Prefumptioh in me to declare, that if a Heart, animated with a fervent Zeal and Love of my Country, firmly attaclied to its con-ftitutionil Profperity, the Permanence of the eftablifhed Church, the deareit Inttrefts of this County in particular, anl to a Concurrence in pifbfic Meafuresj no longer than as they are likely to promote thofe facred important Points, may' bSconfidefTd as reccrnmendatorj to your Choice 11 do but yield to the. Diftates of my own-in my Wifh, practically to combine thele Sentiments with that Service as Reprefentative of this County in the neftt ParJiameiit; far the Honour of which I am now a Candidate. - ' 1 earnelily a Continuance of your b'ft Endea--vJurs to accomplifh this molt definable Objeclr to me, and your Votes ana fteady Supportj v�h�n*ver the Day of Election fhall be appointed. i Am, Gentlemen, With Unfeigned Regardj Your moft deToted and faithful h�mlile Servant, Maidflone, EDWARD KNATCHBULt. Maieh 8, 1799* . � M A N G O L.D. Vf 0 R Z E L*. v" THE Public ate informed that th� SEED of the MANGOLD WlilZ'-L may nowle had, atthit u'uil Price,, of Mr. CHAMPKR'LAlNji, fiyrgewn and Apothecary, No.29,, -Clerkenweil. NoiLetters or Orders can beattsndedtb unlels fent free of Expence. Ead* Parcel to be paid"for on Delivery,-. , 'sti'* ., w ;o O L. .To be SMLB Ky Private .Contradl, ABOUT 60 JPacks.of Fleece Wooli about ov* Third of which is Sout.,-Down T/g, tt.'e other is Weft- . Coontry Trtg, and Ewe. . " ' i Any Perf ;n-that' thjs may fuit majj. fs>c it, and h;ve it at 3 fiir Market Price, by applying to Robert Turley, Bui!, Eaft-f uinffrad, Suflei. , The Wr-oi lye;, in two rocms, about 20 Packs in one, and 40 i.i the other. . This,'advertised only.three Times* p  f'j6 ^ - r -� J---j , , , '_-, m ._- To B U It DERS and OTHER , IN Purfuance of an Adverti/ement for letting oqi a''Building Leafe a- cejtiin Pirte of .Freehoii Gronn4 called . the Chrcquer .Rents,. fituare in the Fore ftreet, Hert-fir.', for Ninety-nine Yetrc; The Truitces of the faid bft.ate will meet at the SSire-Hcufe, on Wednefd?y, >he. flirty- rirft of March, at Eleveri o'Clocic, to receive PropMa'.s for letting�'thi'fame; which PropOfiils a�e to be deli vr. d, fe led up, to the faid Truttee^ bef Gentlemen, your moft devoted and faithful Servants, WILLIAM HEATHCOTE, a WILUAM CHUTE. Winchester, j�a. i\t 1**1 � ;