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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - March 30, 1790, London, Middlesex (L O If D ON.) Price Three-Pence Hal&etmy only. From TUESDAY, March 30* .to THURSD A Yr~JfcP!UL WEDNESDAY, March 31^ COUNTRY NEWS. Chatham, March 'f&�8%&*Z^Z > A1 URDAY morning, as Miles Penfold, a wip-fflP$>l S j k%W^ wright in tkis yard, was '* rJK4>-,._../.4?4. ~\" driving a large bolt into the fide of. the Irrefiftible, repairing here, the maul ftruck the chain that fup-ported the fhge, and the chain breaking, the ftage fell, by which "he Was. Co bruifed that he died in lefs than a quarter of an hour. Two other-men were at work on the ftage at the fame time,"one of whom is danger-fea5y hurt; the other very flightly. SHIP-NEWS. t)eal, March 19. Wind N. Came down, and failed, the Ifaae, Hardtf* for TtJrtola ; Thomas, �JFurber^ j�r New Brunfwick; and'Ann, Cock-%Tlrn, for Liibon. R.eiuauw in tjgi Downs the Scout (loop. or of St. George, HanoVer-fquare, was requefted to preach the Spkal Sermon before the Lord Mayor, Alder-jnen, &c. at Saint Bride's Chv*rch,iie� Tuefday. The Court; came to feveral Refolutiona relative to the livings of St. Margaret Pattins and. St. Peter's, Ccrnhih\ Yefterday a Court of Common Comcil was held at Guildhall, prefent the Lord Mayor, nineteen Aldermen, and a number of Commoners. The Court was called for receiving feveral reports from the Committee of City and Bridge-houfe eitates, which were chiefly for granting "and renewing leafes; they were accordingly read, and agreed to, and referred back to the Committee to exeeute. A Report from the Navigation Committee relative to the inconveniency of mooring fhips in the river was read, and another for leave to Mefirs. Todd and pitcher, of. Northfieet, to build a wharf and wet dock for Hupping; which were agreed to. Several petitions for grants and renewal of leafes to city tenants were read, and referred to the Committee of Lity Lands to examine. It was referred to the Navigation Committee " to consider the belt method of exercifing for the public benefit the powers and authority of the City of London for regulating and improving the Navigation of the river Thames, and to confider when, and in what manner, it may be proper to apply for other powers for thofe pur-pofes, and to report from time to time :" and the Court requeued the Reprefentatives for the City, and the other Members of the Court who were Members in Parliament, to declare in their places the readinefs of the Corporation to concur with Parliament in any nveafures which they in their wifdom may propofe to remove the great and increa/ing inconvenience in the navigation of the river Thames Eaftward of London-bridge. The Rev. John Pridden, M. A. one of fhe Mi-mor Canons of St. Paul's, prefented a petition to the Court, with a plan annexed, for rendering the paffage from Newgate-ftreet to Holborn-hill lefs dangerous than the defcents and afcents of Hol-feorn and Snow-hills. The petition Hated, thai as a native of the city, ambitious for the improvement thereof, and anxious for the fafety of his fellow-creatures, he had, with much attention, concerted a plan for making a paffage from Newgate-ftreet, upon a level, and almoft in a direct line, to the North Weil corner of St. Andrew's Church-yard in Holbor'n, by ere&ing * a bridge over Fleot-market; the conclufion whereof apologized to the Court, in a very hand-feme manner, for taking up tfreir time, ftating, that the plan then offered to their cognizance was not collected from erroneous maps, but effected by fedulity and aftual menfuration ; and he had no other view in prefenting it but that of humanity, to prevent the accidents that the in-duftrious' ami laborious poor are liable to, and to relieve the over-laden and excoriated animals, ivhich are contained to pafs that narrow and dangerous defile. > The Court confidering the plan tc contain great merit, paid much attention to the fame, and referred it to the Committee of Cky Lands," to confider of the practicability thereof, and to report their opinion. Mr. Parifh moved, " That it be referred to the Committee of City Land? to confider of the expediency of purchafing* and to treat with Mr. Dodds for the purchafe of his picture now painting of the Royal Proceffion "to St. Paul's Cathedral on the 23d of April, 1789which was agreed to, and the Court broke up at three o'clock. The French AmbaiTador does honour to his nation by his hofpiwlity and elegance of manners.-frenchmen of all parties, if of rank to' merit his attention/ are welcome at his table. Laft night the evidence on the Tobacco bill � totally clofed in the Houfe of Commons; the final debate on this bufineis is fixed for the 13th of April. Captain Roberts will not fail in the Difcovery> till the month of June. A brig is to accompany him, as it has been found impoffible to make room for the timbers of a new veffel, which was intended to be t;iken out and be put together in fome of the Southern countries. 5 .. The Difcovery will be unufually well appointed. There will be three Lieutenants, the i chief of which was two voyages with Captain Cook. The applications for Midfhipmens births are out of number. Mr. Menzies goes out as Botanift. Extra& of a Letter front Plymouth, March 28. " Arrived the Qjfeen, Moppet, from Liibon. On the 18th inft. in lat. 43. 20. long. 14. c. fpoke the Pheafant, of Pool, Capt. Hill; and on the 25th inft. fpoke the Betfey, of London, 20leagues Weft of Scilly, all well." The Pleafant Hill, Broom, from Terra Nova, on the 8th inft. fpoke the Garland, Proud, from Barcelona to Oftend, in lat. 39. 30. long. 12. 0. On the 2d ditto fpoke the William, Dunny,-from Mefiina to Peterfburgh, in lat. 42. long.- 14. On the 17th ditto fpoke the Hawke, Briftow, from Poole to Newfoundland, lat. 49. long. 10. 30.1 out fix days; and on the 19th ditto_fpoke the-Alexander, Spear, from Glasgow to Jamaica, in lat. 49. 20. long. to. o. out four days> and the Sillers, Chambers, from Liverpool to Mar* feilles, in lat. 49. 10. long. 8. o. out lour days, all well. , A hint for Mr, Pitt previous to the efening of his Budget: - Annuities without the benefit of furvivorfhip would tell well to Government. An eighth fhare of the property of Coveat-garden Theatre lately fold for 8,500!.-Mr/ Allen, of Lincoln's Inn, was the purchafer. Rymfdyke's^lates of curiofities in the Britilh M-ufeum were knocked down yefterday. at fifty feven guineas ; the purchafer. is-an Irishman, who keeps a dram (hap in St. James's Market. Gaming was hardly ever carried to a greater pitch than" at preit-nti-Faro Banks are common in every hoafc of fadiion.-The lower order game with the Lotteiy infurers as much as ever,' Early laft: Friday morning a duel was fough* on Blackheath between Mr. H. T. H. of the Royal Navy, and Lieutenant L. of the Marines-The parties met, by agreement, at half pall fix o'clock, and took the ground at 15 paces, when, on the exchange of the fecond cafe of piflols (Mr. H. having the advantage by getting the firft fire), Mr. L. received a wound in the right fhoulder, declared himfelf farisfied, and declined the contefl.-We have not yet been able to learn the caufe of the above. Wednefday morning, about half pall feven o'clock, the bounds of Francis Maigre, Efq; of Croydon unkennelled a fox near the Q'ipfey-. houfe, Norwood, which ran from thence through1' all the various woods in that part of the country, and Sydenham-common, backwards and forwards till about four o'clock in the afternoon, when fhe took into Dulwich, and leaped over the burying-ground walls, then headed away to Peckham-Rye, and was taken alive near there. It is fup-poled the chace was about fifty miles, and what is remarkable all within four miles of Dulwich. Poor Mrs. Reynard was with cub: fhe was bagged unhurt by a gentleman of Streatham, and taken by Mr. Maigre's huntfmau to Croydon. Yefterday the following numbers were drawn Prizes at QtfiMhaH, viz>-No. 9003, a prize of zoool.-No. 12,052, a prize of itiooi>-Nos. 44,881, 27,189, 18,598, 9,634, 37,114, 48,53^ prizes of xool.-Nos. 37,898, 44,025, 43,843 45,283/25,096, 34,771, 14,574* 6084, prizes of 50I. One of the articles of a club of females, lately eflablilhed in the city, expreffes that, in cafe of any difpute, thexftewardefs only, and two complainants, viz. three perfotfs, fhail fpeak ' the verdict, of the Jury pronounced them guilty. The following aHb; received, frntfcnce of death, viz. Thomas Rufiell and William Crofe, for robbing the houfe of Mr. Cooper, of Sherborne; Solomon Hill and Henry Proffer, for horfefleal-ing; Richard Humphrys, for Healing blankets; lofeph Earl, for Healing cloth; William  Cook, for Sealing fafidry houfhold-goods; George James, for Healing timber; Anne Chaw.berlayne, for robbing her matter; Edmund Sweet, for burglary; William Workman, for ftealing a (key; and Thomas Roden, for ftealing fundry .pieces'of callico. At Hereford affixes, Edward Parfons, for horfe#eaKng; Thomas Williams, for breaking gaol when under fentence of tranfportation ; and ElizabethStanton, for burglary ,4-eceived fentence of deata, but were reprieved. "MARRIED.] On Wednefday laft, at TewkeP-bury, Benjamin Price Withers, Efq; of Weft-bury, in Bucks," to Mifs Sufannah Buckle, youngfeft daughter of the late William Buckle, Efq; of the Mythe.-Saturday, Mr. Fenton,  merchant, of the Old Jewry, to Mifs Mary Pjkkmah of Henley, upon Thames. ,: , BANKRUPTS. , John Towfey, of the city of Chefter, hatter and hofier; to fu'rrendrt April 15, �6, and May ti, at ten, at the Green-dragon, in the city of Cheflet, Attorney, Mr. Tufltinghan; Boughton, Chefter. WHIt�m Fiake, of Stone, Suffordfliire, *i�iai!ler and rn lit ft or ; to fvinen.dtr April an, tif at eleven, and May it, at three, at the Blue Bell Inn, in Scone. - Attornies, MefT Peakej, Ssuthaapton-bu'ldings, Chancery-lane, London, or Mr. Drakeford, at Stafford. Dividends to be made. William Robertfon, of" New P i^we,-�t OiirHdhall, London. Edmund Hague, of 'T^8T> Fairford, and were condemn*! to die as foon as To he SOLD by Private Contradt, AL L or any Part of the ESTATES of LLORAM and PEN VBONT, in the Counties of Denbigh, Montgomery and Salop ; within Eight Miles of the Market-Tiwn of Ofweftry, and Five of the Market-Town #'Lianfy)Jing. The Eftatej. are in.a good Country, within a convenient' Difttnce of Lime and Coal, have an extenftve Sheepwalk, and the Buildings are in good Repair. [696 ' Mr. Samuel Whitfield, �f Lloran, will e had of Edw.ird Cor-bet, Efq; of Ynis-y-Maengwyn, Merioneth mire; or Humphrey Jones, Attorney,' Machynlleth, Montgomerylhire. LL Perfons having any Claims or demands upon the Eftate of Mr. MATTHIAS FOX, late of WJS8ECH, in the JUe of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, JDruggift, decea�e4, Ve defired CO- tranfmit an Account thereof to Mr. William Rayner, or Mr. AUprefs Alhton, both-of Wiftech, aforefaid, the Executorsof the Will of the faid Mr. Fox; or to Melfrs. Fawlfett and Bellamy, Attornies, at Wiibecb, in order that the fame may be difchargrd. And all Perfons wh - were indebted to the faid Matthias Fox at the. Time of hii Death, are required to pay their feveral Debts -forthwith to the faid Executors, or to the faid FawCetc and Bellamy. Wiftech, March zz, 1790. |"7Si W O O L. To be SOLD by Private Contrail, ABOUT 60 Packs of Fleece Wool, abont one Third of which is South-Down Tag, the other is Weft'* Country Tag, and Ewe. Any ferfoa that this may may fee it, and have it at a , fur Market Price, by applying Robert Turley, Bull, Eaft-Grinftead, SufJex. The Wool lyes in two rooms, about jo Packs in one, and 4� in the other. This will be advertife* only three Times. [736 From PARIS. MIDDLET0N, at his Colour Manufaaory and Paper-hanging Ware.ioufe, No. 81, St.M.irtin's-Luc, -begs Leave to inform the Nobility and Gentry that he has lately brought with him, from Paris, an AiTortment of tb� moft elegant Paper-Hangingj, feveral of which are running Patterns, fome in the Arabick, and others in the Etrufcan Stylr, to be hung in,Compartment', fbr.ned by Pannels, PiUAers, and antique Figures, with curiouiL'and-fcapes, and other Devices, for Delliis des Poites, after the Vaflc n Ornaments, by Raphael; others in Imitation of the choic:ft-Woods, fome of rare ^tones, as Marbles, Granites, j(C. which, with others of plain Grounds, furrounded with rich Borders, form an el gant Ncatnefs, and ferve as a g6.d Relief to Pictures. Alio rich Decorations for Callings, Which reprefent highjy-finilhed Paintings, with Corniceslike unto Carved Wood, in Grifa lie, and oihers gilt. To which is added, a large Stock of Englifh Paper Hangings, of the ntweft Patterns in LoQdena H n^ers provided, both French and EngliuS. N.C Farrssb dlffffRtly f your Choice, we (hill endeavour to d;f*harge our Duty, as Reprefentatives of this great and refpefiable Count;, by a cdhftaiu attention to its particular Interefta, as well as by fupporting the true Principles of th� � Cahftitutlon, and by endeavouring to promote the .general Profpjrht of the Countryi - *> We have-the honour to be, with thewmeft Gratitude, and the fincereft Refpeft,. * Gestleman, your moft devoted and faithful Servants, WliWAM HEATHCOTE, * WILLI A A-4 QHUTE. AVinehefler, Jan. 74, 1790. . .T1?? To the Gentlemen*-Clergy, and Freeholder^ Qf ' the County of KENT. Gentlemen, ICannot too foon exprefs my fmcere Thanks, and moft grateful Acknowledgments to you, forthe verydif-. tJnguiming Marks.pfyo^gopd Opinion, and. the flattering  f^arneft of your futtu.e git erous Inter tions Wwardi ane, ex-ernplifiid in the e*wao Day, from Eleven,to Three o'Clock (Sundays excepted). The peculiar Advantage of this.Invermou will appear fo oi-vious upon the flighted infpe&ion, as will render any furthe Encomium unnectflary ; for it is obvious, that when meat oi any Kind it boiled in Water, much of the Juice, andconfe-quently of the Flavour, will be diffipatej ; by. this Method, on the contrary, the Juice is wholly preferred, which gives a delicacy and rich Flavour, hardly to be conceived by thofe wh have not tafted it ; the juices being all retained mutt likewife render the fame Quantity of Food more nouriflring. Thofe to whom /Economy and Cleanlinel' a-a an Qtijeft, (and to whom is not Cleanlmefs in the Preparation of Food defirable ?) will do well to adopt this Method of Cookery ; as, of all Things in the V/orl\ the Application of Steam amir be the moft delicate; and being tie fame from-whatever Kind of Wat.r it is produced-FiA, Fieih, Fowls, Pad dir^s, Roo-s, and moft Kinds of Vegetables, trcdnfled equal y tender, a.d unsjiangtd in their Cjjjour. Wlien aB Apparatus.of this Kind is fitted up, it conveniently anfwers a Variety of other ufel'ul Purpofel, which commonly form feparate Articles of Sxpence. It heat* a Clofet, and will fupply a' iuit of Vapour Bathe if required �� the fame Fire alfo which prrforans the above, keats one. 0. his new-invented Ovens for baking all Kinds of Pafttj. Bread, Meat, N. B. Variety of Polifoed Steel Stove 'Writes, Panthr. and Reg! Iter Stoves ; com pleat Sets of Double Bloek->T;> K:rch<-n Furniture, at SI. 8s. alfo Gjutper and Iron Furm turc, with every article in the fa rniflung Branch, of fuptri.f , VVorkmininip, and �tthe JoweixPrice, /i-, ;