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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 11, 1790, London, Middlesex ( L O H 0 } Price Three-Pence Halfpenny.. ' jri" .1 . i ' WE D N E S D AY, May ii* from the LOK'UON GAZETTE. CARLtTON-HousE, May tl. HE PriftCfr A^eS*s Levees will be discontinued until further notice. JJmirdhy-Qjfiee) May 11. My Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty are From T U E S D A Y, May i w T H V R S DA May ^ hereby pleafed to direcl, that fuchCaptains, Commanders* and Lieutenants of hit Majefty's Navy, and Marine Forces, as are unemployed, do tranfmit hither an account of their place* of abode, in order to their being fent to~When hit Majefty's fervice nwv require their, attendance j and they at* t� continue to do the fame as often, as they may happen to change their habitations. . Ph. Stephens. . AHmiralty-Ojfice, May It. Notice is hereby jgiyen to aH Officers of his Majefty's Navy and Marine Forces, who are abfent from this King-Horn- with leave from my Lords CpnjmifEoners of the Admiralty, that it is their Lordfhips directions they return to England within fix months after the date, hereof; and that in failure thereof they will forfeit all ]the half-pay that may be due to them. Ph. Stephens. Sttck'nlm, April 23. Count Robert Rofen, Adjutant to his Majelty, arrived in town yefterday, with intelligence that the King, on the 15th inftant, attacked and carried the pofts of Hieniaoftofky and Suomeuieni, in Ruffian bavolax, iook two pieces of brafs cannon, the enemy's whore ftock of provifions, ammunition, and bag- ?age, together with a confiderable booty in loathing, arms, equipage, and money; and mad*i � one officer (Major Baron Ur.gern de "Sternberg, of WillikaKrifki's regiment) and eighty privates, prifoners. The lofs on the fide bf ihe Swedefc was ten privates killed. .. Munich-, Affil 25. This morning died, her Serene Highnefs the Duchefs Dowager of Bavaria, widow of the late D^fc^-CTement, in, the Sixty-eighth year of her age, after two days ilbeis. Copenhagen, April 27. Yefterday afterPOon his Royal HighfiefltKe Prince of Denmark arrived here from Sfefiviclc. Vortmficfo in. We Che (hire Militia, figned hy the herd Lieutenant, JoF.ri Thomas Stanley, Efq. to tie Captain.^- Dated May 4, 1750. Cornihifjioh figned by %is Majefly for the arOty Hit Ireland, dated}JFebruary 28, 1790. ifith Regiment of Foat, Enfign Thomas Coftelloe to be Lieutenant^ vice -- Henderfon, re-Bgned. , ' BANKRUPTS. , John War*.ind�le nd William Parker Mattimlilii ry,;glafs-Jel!er; to furrender May i'mas Bolaj, 0/the Temple, London, cornfsitor; May Iftae Moron^ of Crofcy-f^uwtr Biin^ate facet, in the city of London, broker { May 18, at eletea, at Guildhall* Lvndojl. Final Dividend. Certificates to be granf id. Heofy Gooch, of Goriefton, Suffollc," dealer and chap* nan \ on or before Jane 1. . Benjamin Foulfton, ofGrofvenor M�wt, is fie p�*ifh of St. George, "Haaorer-^uare, Middlefex, ftahle keeper; on or before Jane i. * " .. � .�' John Guyer, of the city of Briftol, carpenter and builder; on Or before June I. . Samuel Relpb, of Kirkby Lonfihle, Weftm'Orland, tanner ; on or before June 1. ^ '; L">-:: Robert Salmon, of the Strand, Middlefex, goldfmith> on or before June 1. Samuel flafs, of Houndfditch, in the city of London, filefman j on or before Junt I. Bankruptcies enlarged. Ambrofc Rolfs, of Carey-lane, in the city of London, broker; to fur tender June 26, at ten, at GuiMhall. . Mile� Baiber, late of Lothbury, in the city of London, merchant; to fuitender June 5, at ten, at Guildhall. Richard Ivey, of ButcherhalUlane, in the city of London, pa'nter and glazier; to furrender June 26, at ten, at Guildhall. SHIP-NEWS. Deal, May 10. Wind N. E. Sailed yefterday his Majeity's fhip Aitrea, Cockatrice cutter, and Anr, Thompfon, for LiverpooL Remain in the Downs the \Vorceiter and Earl Talbot Eall-India men, and Sea-Nymph, Donnifon, for Stockholm" L O N D O N. Yefterday afternoon his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence took leave of the King, Queen, and PrincefTes, in private, at Buckingham-houfe, and this morning at three o'clock fist off from his apartments in St. James's Palace for Plymouth. - His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence fets out for Plymouth this day, and all his fer-vants, except one, go with him, to fhare in the honours of their country. A fure proof of that high refpett, eileem, and confidence that is placed in his Royal Highnefs by all ranks of people j and lb much beloved is he by the failors, that a great number of them waited on his Highnefs on Monday laft, to offer their fervices, which were accepted ; and the Duke has ordered them half a crbwri a. day each man for travelling expences, till they get on board the fhip. . It is a matter of pride to the country, that the Duke of Clarence, whofe gallantry as a fearrJan can only be equalled by the honourable integrity of his private manners, was educated in England. The Prince of Wales has promifed the Duke of Clarence, to vifit the Valiant, his Royal Highnefs's new fhip, whenever fhe is compleatly equipped. Lord Hood goes out firft in command, and Admiral Barrington fecond, to the Weft Indies Lord feieatbfield had a king conference with the Minifter on Saturday, when he inadejenptvn his Majeity's acceptance of his fervices the 'day before j to refumeiis old ftatfon at Gibraltar, Lord Heathfield takes his departure for Gibraltar in the courfe of a fortnight, to refume the command of that garrifon.^ The old Cock of the stock has attained his feventy-feventh year, is very lame, but in fpirits, and ready to give his jgood friend! the Spaniards another treat of red hot balls, fhoutd they feel rhemfelves difpof-d to fhew their Faces. By the laft mail from Jamaica, an account is brought of the deaths of the following gentlemen, in that iflaDdt-JohaFarrd, EfqjThomas CrafkeH, fen, Efq; formerly Engineer of the ifland; Mr. DavidBofwell, merchant; Henry Brown, Efq; art eminent-Barriiler, Fortunatus D'Warris, M.D. Cuftds of the parilh of St.. George ; Edward Maxwell, Efq; William Mowatt, Efqj Copley Hall, Efq; Samuel Crookfhanks Baillie, Efq; and It is a 'ift&eKHlJf* fcriocis /c^rfiddrauon'i t|t� � the fcarcity and high price of grain aire likeljt tor give rife to-dtfturbahce's in trW country. 'There have>been.already) both in Norfolk- anISufTex,. whfi'dacajae- rioting. That circumltance, .toge-.-ther with the 'fcanoalous combinations which are J.00 iriuch win�0|d at, has raifed'thie price.of butcheVs meat, and of prpvifioo*. in general to > an morcrinatfiidiegree. This will orot be a littlg. -encouraged by the^ can trails .which Croverainent/ mak niake on she prolpecl of war, and the hia^' gamines which In the event of iwai" they maft form-. DIED.] Lately, at Ooilandftd^'hy.eoiinty of." M^athj Jrejtsfad? Richard Jones, Efq^ one of bis Majefty's Juftices oY thePeatte forthajscohrity, and ' foriner'.y Keprefenta.tiv� in ' Parliament for the Borough of Newtown Ltmavady.-^-Orf Friday;" John Grey, Efq; of Thfee-Tuns-court, $t. Margaret's hill, Soilthwark, brother to. Sir Harry Grey.-dn Saturday; RoBeft Coffin, Eiq; of St; John Buchanan, Efq. I Margaret's hill, Southwark, |uftife of the Peace Orders are iffued from the Waivplfce to the J j^S CQ1jnty of Surrey.-A' few dayi fince, at of infantry, to aug- I ... ^ * . orn,c\rtYf,-t nn\\A\n^ Mr T^,*i,,� *9. at ten, at Guildhall. Thom** Garnet, Tate of Oaford-rOad, Middkfet, filk, jnereer; Jane 5, at4ve, at Guildhall, London. William Hilller, of Broad St. Giles in the Fields, Mfd-dlefex, tirefonlth} J�Ae Ji at eleven, at Guildhall,' London. Jofcph Lo*, late of Brawn's iane> iii the pariih of Ch.ift Churct, Middlefex, fitlf-thrower) jnne Ja, at tent at Guildhall, London, final tHvidertdV Dividends aSjritrned. William Owen, of CorabiJL ib the city of London, con-fe�i�nerj June 17, n five, al CundniK Ihe latter would not accept of the principal command. The Iiords of the Admiralty on Monday ordered eight more line of battle fhips to be got ready for immediate fervice, namely, four of 74., and four of 64 guns. At the Admiralty Board held yefterday, two more fhips of the line were put in commiffion at Chatham, which are to be equipped as foon as poMiole. The following are faid to be the arrangements and appointments at prefent intended refpeding tl�e Ch.Aoael/ieet: Lord Howe, at the particular infjanee-of his Majelty, to command in Chief, in the Viclory, ofjoo guns, Capt. Hope. The other Flag Officers, Admirals Hotham, Sir John Jervis, and Levefon Gower; the latter to hoift his flag in the Illuftrious, of 74 Guns, Capt. Edgar. ' Captain Dommett's appointment to the London man of war, of 98 guns, added to the promotion of Capt, Pringle to the Princefs Royal of the fame force, is confidered as the prelude" to Lord Hood's hoi (ling his flag on board the former, and Admiral Barrington on board the latter fhip. 3ir Hyde Parker is appointed to the command of the Brunfwick, of 74 guns; Captain Sinclair is appointed to the command of the Cyclops, of 28 guns. Yefterday advice was received at the Inrfia Houfe of the arrival of the Company's fhip Suli-van, Capt. Robert Pouney. The Sulivan failed from Canton the firft of January laft, in company with the Lord Macartney, Earl of Wycombe, Marquis of Rockingham, and Nottingham. The Sulivan and Lord Macartney left St. Helena the 14th of March; and the Wycombe and Nottingham were to fail from thence the next day. As they were leaving St* Helena, they faw a fhip coming in, which was fuppofed to be either the Earl of Mansfield dr Marquis of Rockingham. The Sulivan was iriet off Plymouth by the Hebe frigate, who JmprefTed all the feamen. The Nottingham fpoke the Winterton, from Bombay* ta Pebruary laft, in Lat. 25, 15, S. and Lougi 52, 8, E. of Bombay} who informed her, they bad ipoke with the Ponfbornei homeward bound* off Cape Comerim; and alfo his Majefty's fhip Veftal, bound to India* William Hamilton, Efq. and Mr. David Se-ton, are coming pafTengers in (he Lord Macartney. Veflefday arrived at the General Pdft Office one Jamaica Mail, by the Halifax Packet, Capt. Boulderfon, after a pofTage of 47 days to Fal-mouth; Colonels ;f the regiments of infantry, to aug ment their refpective corps, with the addition of 18 men to a company. A v6ry fev-re fhock of an earthquake, was felt, between five and fix on the evening of Thurfday the 27th of January, at the fettlemerits near the Blue Mountains, Jamaica. The Court-Martial at Stockholm pronounced fentence on the 20th ult. on the officers who de-' clined the fervice in the campaign of 17884 under the plea that they could- not confcieotioufly engage in a war tmrfe'rtaken _ without the confent of the States. The fentence is as follows:-Major General Baron d'Armfeldt, Colonel Haftefko, Baron d'Otter, Lieutenant-Colonel Baron Klin-fpor, are to lofe their heads, their honour, and their eftates. Colonel Montgomerie and Lieutenant-Colonel' Baron Leymltcd, to be fhqt. Lieutenant-Colonel Baron de Kothen, Lieutenant-Colonel Enchjlm, Captain Willebrant, and Lieutenant Gadolin, to be beheaded. Many other fubalterns are to die, and the head of Brigadier and Colonel Haitfehr to be cut off with peculiar marks of infamy. On Monday was iffued from the Exchequer money to pay his Majefty's HoufholJ in the> department of the t�ord Steward for Chriftrnas quarter laft ; arid yefterday the payment began at the office Sr. JameS's. Yefterday a Court of Aldermen was held at Guildhall, at which the Lord Mayor, Recorder, and fifteen Aldermen, were prefent. The Court ordered the price of bread to be continued as before, notwithftanding there war a great advance in the price of wheat and flour at the Corn Exchange. The Lord Mayor, agreeably to an Aft of Common Council of the 7th of April,^74.8, nominated the nine following Gentlemen to be put in nomination for the office of Sheriff of the City of London, and County of Middlefex: Richard Sayer, Efq; Citizen and Stationer. Richard Cravvfhay, Efq; Citizen and Tyier and  Bricklayer. Richard Robinfon, Efq; Citizen and Hab'erdafher. \Viniam Hanfon, Ef Pounds, it will be fold at Si-ven Shilhngs per Fqiind ; and to thofe who take Ten Pounds, or upwards, at bi.tShil-.lihgs. The Seafon f* fowlng is from March to trie End of M?f. Ttfpfe who mean to pt t.hafe are receded to apply', early, as,'aftfer he has difpoiett of the I'.trcelnovron^anOj ^ Mr. C. means to difcontinue-the Sale of Mangold Wuraal Seed in future. fi2ao r r-u---:- �- � �- : MONEY ADVANCED. THE Nobility and ethers may be imrrie'diafcely -accommodated froni 100I. co any Arpount on the St* curity of Freehold, CopyholJ; or long Leafs hold Eft j re?, Dividends of Stock, Exchequer Annuities, Jointures, Li^ vings, I'enftOas, Settlements, or any certain Income foi Life. Perforial Security alone will be taken from thofe .ofr * known large Property. , Likewife Money teaoy to lay out by Way uf Mohgage,- c> !l in the Purcrmfe of Ertates. The above Tranfaftipns wili be negotiated with the ftriclefl  Integrity, Secrecy, and Oifpatch< and out of the* Commonplace Way of Money Advertifers, as trie fame will go through ' no other Hands rhari Principals arid their Attorney. ' Direcl (Poft-raid) or apply to Mr. THomas, No. 7,Lyon*s� Inn, Strand. [1174 N. B. Wanted to purchafe, fbme Annuities on the Security of Cerumens Livings. �.....' � �q - HOWARDIAN SUBSCRIPTION. Londbn Coffee- Houle, May 10, 1796. T a General Meeting of the Subfcribers aft fenibled, by pubic Advertifement, ** to coniidv of1^, the'fro^riety, and'moft-eff ftual Meensj of carrying into " Execution thfc original ld-�a of er �ting a Statue or WJonui raenttothe Memory 01 Mr. Howard, fuitable to the Great-rn.*fs of his Ch.iracler, and the Dignity and Gratitode of tlfli ' riu^E-irtfe;'' it wai-uiidaioiDufVy Refoltai, . I. That a Moriumeilc be erected-to the Memory of Mr. -Howard. II. That Mr. Bacon be the Artift empl^eJ to ereft tbe. Monument. III. That a Cdmnfittee be appointed, to manage all MaU ters relative to eredi'ng the faid Moriiiment; and to report their Proceedirtgs, from T\iAe to Time, to a General Meeting-of Subfcribers^ which they will' fummon as Occ.iliou may require. XV. That the faii^ Committee do confift of Thiity-cne Siibf ribers ; and that any Fi-fe be empowered to aft. V. That rhe following Subfcribers lit thS Committee : A1 Mr. AlJerma"n Boydell Tnomas Bowdler, Efq. Sir T. Ct Bunbury, Bart. John Call, Efq. William Chapman, Efq. Mr. Alderman Curtis John Englilh Dolben, Efq. Jofiah Durnford, Efq. Magens Dorrien, Efq. William Drake, jun. Efq. William Hayley, Efq. Earl cf.Hareourt Dr. Ha*e* Duke of Leeds Dr. Lettfom Mr. Magniic SirJofejJb Ma.ybey, Bart* Mr. Le Mefuriar Mr. Deputy Nichols Rev. John Pridden, M^ A' Sir Joflaoa Rejnolda .faori Romncy Granville Sharpe� Efq. William Sharp;, Efq; Mr. Alderman Skinner Jofeph Stonard, E(*|. Kev.Dr. Warner Samuel Whi bread, ECf. Chsrles V,'illc�, �lq. Jacob YaJUVley, Eiq. Capri Lott, Efq. VI. That an. Advert!fement be inferted in theNeivs-Pa. pers, ftatTTg the above Refufutions-; and inviting thePublic to" (h-.w their Senfe of Mr. iHovraru's great Merit, by liberal Suijftriptiop.s, to.perpetuate his Memory, and tielirer down hia benevolent Dlfpofition "o. Pofterity ; not doubting but, as the melancholy Period is Saw am � to which Mr; HowArd him felt requested the original DcJ,jn might be pott* pnned, the Gentlcme.i, who hj?e withdrawn their Names from the Subfcriptibn will be zealous to reftore them. VII. That the Thanks of the Meeting be given to Mr. Alderman Boydell, for his kind Attendance at the varbuj Public Meetings of the Sobfcribra, and for his uniformly polite and candid Conduit in t-e Chiir j and alfo to Mr* Deputy Nichols, for his laudable Exercioas through the wno'.e of the Bufinefs. *-,* Suofcriptiohs afe received by MefTrs. R. F. arid W. Gcfli-f, Binkers, Fleet-ftreet; Melfr*. Mildred, Mafter. man, 4 d Watkeri Ban.-ters, White Hart Court, Grace-church-(Heet 5 Melfrs. iiangftons, Towgoods, and Amory, Bankers, Clement's-lane} Meffrs. Railfom, Morhnd, anS Hammerfley, Bankers, Pail-Mall ; Meffrs* Derriens, Mello, and Matdn, Bankers^ Finch-hne i Meif.s. Psbus, Call, and Co. Bankfrsj New Bond-ftreet j Mr* Aldermiii Boydell, at the Shakefpeare Gallery, PalUMatl Ltttfom, Bifinghall ftreet \ N'h-rTrs. G�rfjrth, Clongh, and Swann, Bankers, York; aniby'Mh Nichols RfdWonl'afliye,' Fleet-Streer. JOHN BOVUELL, Chairman* Dr. Raper, Deputy ;