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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - May 13, 1790, London, Middlesex ( L O N D O N. ,) Price Three-Pence Halfpenny. From THURSDAY, May 13, touke of Leeds and Sir Chailes Gould were elo/eted with the King for upwards bf half an hour, when, Sir Charles, as Judge Advocate- General to the army, laid feveral papers before the King, relative to a Captain of Engineers, who was tried lately by a Court-Mar-Fial at the Horfe-Guards for coming home from America, where he was {rationed, without leave from the Board of Ordnance.  Yeiterday wiorning his Royal Highnefs the Duke bf York tad a private audience of the King at Buckingham-houfej previous to the Drawing-room at St. James's. Yefterday at noon a Council was held at the Duke of Leeds's Office, Whitehall, which was attended by all the ..Cabinet Minillers, and fat till four o'clock, when the Duke of Leeds laid the refuit before the King, in his clofet at St. James's. The Council fi'ting fo late prevented the Minifters from attending the Drawing-room. The Committee of the Privy Council for mat-, ters of trade, Sec. met on Wednefday at the Council Chamber, Cockpit, on bufinefs from the Ifle of Jerfey ; and yellerday at noon they met again, and proceeded further in hearing appeals from the Plantations. Yefterday Ear! Howe kifled the Queeri's hand on being appointed to the command of the grand fleet.-He has appointed Admiral Levifon Gower to be his firft Captain, and Sir Roger Curtis to fee his fecojd. Lord Howe hoifts his flag in the Queen Charlotte. . Lord Hood is to command a fquadrou in the Mediterranean. Admiral Pigot is to have the command in the Well-Indies, and Admiral" Barrington to be the fecond in command There are now forty fail of the line in com-friiflidn; The firft toafi drunk by the Duke of Clarence after he heard a war was inevitable, was-" The (find-and clofe attion f" There is in the Bruftfwick Race fomething that fmacks of the Plantagenet line :-a true ar� dour for military preparation fubdues every petty prejudice! Comparative Statement of the English and Spanish Navy. English Ships. Spanish Ships. Ships. 2 Of 8 Guns. 110 100 90 74 64 9 " 56 - - 43 - . - 17 of the Line in Commiffion. 14 building. 2 - - 54 17 50 19 44 6 - - 38 14 - - 36 36 32 19 28 2 - - 24 EnglUh-Sni, SpaniQi Ship. Ships. Guns. ii of - iiz 2 94 i 84 4 80 43 - 73 S 68 S 64 4 58 1 - - 54 12 40 1 36 47 34 1 32 3 3� 4 26 1 24 s 264 145 119 Government have received, by the laft: packet, the opinion of Lord Dorcheiter on the new project for fettling the conftitinion of Canada. Mr. Grenville has informed the gentlemen concerned, that it is now too late this year to bring it forward, and that it will certainly be fubmitted to Parliament in the next Seffion. The outline of the plan is, that Canada fhall be divided into two Governments, Upper and Lower. This divifion they Hate to "be neceffary, on account of the increasing population of the upper parts of the province, and the necelfity of a ltrong government. The defue of the people is to be complied with in giving them an AfTembly in each ; and the whole to be under a Governor General. The Count D'Artois is faid to be now at the Court of Maarid. The Duchefs of Buccleugh has lately made a prefent to her Majefty of a beautiful fet of Shetland pOnies, exceedingly fmall, but well proportioned. His Majefty's packet boat the Sandwich, juft arrived with the mail from Jamaica, has brought over upwards of ico,oool. remittances to the merchants. Monday evening all the fhips of war which are under failing orders at Spithead, took in 400 barrels of gunpowder each. Every third rate has been ordered to compleat its complement of men to 600, being the utmoft "to which they are" furnifhed in the height of wa^. ; Extras! of a Letter from Chatham, May 12. *' This morning orders were received here for the London, of 98 guns, to be fitted for fea, for the reqeptionofan Admiral; alfo &h in Fleet-Areet, of his watch, feals, &c. Tuefday night Mr. Frithfon, of Wilts, was flopped near Hounfknv by two highwaymen^ who tobbed him of near 4I. The fame night Mr. Larton, of Piccadilly, had his pocket picked of a gold watch, feals, Sec. as he was coming out of Covent Garden Theatre. The fame night the houfe of Sir Edmand Head, of CookeVcourf, Carey-ftreet, was broke open and robbed of plate, apparel, erit the good Opinion you entertain of us, by ailri LORD GREY DE WILTON, Hono�A�i Prisideh*', the puke of LEEDS', the. EARL of EXEcTERV the earl of SANDWICH", the EARL OF UXBRIDGE; LORD VISCOUNT F1*IZwilliam", JOAH BATEi, Bsoj. Honorary VtcE-PRESibitNTS", Will be performed in ; WESTMINSTER ABBEV',. ON WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY, the z6ih aixi i*,lh,of MAY, And on Tuefday and rhur'fJay. the jft and 3d v . Of J V H E, 1790. ' A SELECTION OF SEVERAL PIECES Or SACRED MUSIC FROM HANDEL. On WEDNESDAY the �6th'i PART L .  Overcure. Efther-Devtzm&EN Tx DkOM. Part ii. , Firft Grand Concerto.-Songrirvery day will I^give thants^ Xntl'icm.-i-Ch'orus, G.rd on thy Sword; Siul.-r'Son'g, Rer turn, Q God of faofts; 6jn;lon -Duet and Cforus, Sioji now her head (hall raifc ; Judas Maccabaeus.--Song, O come let us worftiipj. Anthem'.-Chorus, Glory be to the Father; Jubilate.-Recic', o clap jour hands; S^Rg� o give thanks; Omnipotence.-Chorus, O God, who in thy heavenly hand; foieph. PA R t ill. Anthem, O fing unto the Lord.-^Song, O; magnify tne Lord; Anthem.-Air, Jehovah crov�n'd ; C,narui, He tomes; Efther.--Song, Total tclipfei Chorus, O firft-created beam J SanJfon.^-SongnrPious orgies; Judas Maccabaeus.-Anthemi ^adock the Pxieft. On SATURDAY the *$th. THE MESSIAH. Before the Third Pa�t� THE SECOND HAUTBOY CONCERTO. Vn TUESDAY, JUNE ift. PART J. .... Introduction arid Chorus, Ye Sons of Ifrael 3 Joftua.^�-i-Song, What though I tiace ; Solomon.-Choriia, How excellent tliy name; Saul.- Sorij, Lord, to thee each night and day ; Theodora.^-Duet and Chorus, O never bow we down i Judas Maccabseus,-Recit. Ye faered Prie'fts; Songi Farewell ye limpid fprings and floods j Jephtha.-Autheiii My heart 1> inditing. P a R t Hi FIFTH GRAND CONCERTO. FIRST PART of ISRAEL IN EGYPT. PART III. Second part of Israel itt Egypt. On THURSDAY the 3d of JUN^, T H E M fi S S I A H. Bxroax -the Third Part, the FOURTH HAUTBOY CONCERTO. The B�nd will be rhore numerous than on any former occafion. The following is a Lift of the priscipal Voical Perforroersi who have generoufly offered their afliftance at the feveral Performances t Madame M A R Ai Mifs CANTELO, Mifa pool* Mifs ABRAMS, Mifs t. ABRAMS, Mils S. MAHOtfi Signora STOR ACE, And Signbr PACCMIEROTTI. Mr. Norrls; Mr. Kelly, Mr. Savijle, Mr. S^lei Mr. Nieldi Mr. Knyvett, Mr. GrifSths^ Mr. Champaefs, Mr. Mathews, Mr. Rheinkoldfon, Mr. Gort^ Mr. Gofs, Mri Hudfon, Mr. iu4 Mri Bartlbm|lh; Mr. Bellamy, jun. &c. &t.'tec. In the Lilt of tntrrumental Performers. are ; Meflrs. Cramer, Ccrvetto, Mara, Sarjant, Parkes, Bor|hii Afliley, Baumgaiten, Holmes, J. jSiliington, Ho^g, Lyon, Ftorio, Forter, Blake, f)ai Waltxfitli, May}, 1790. ;