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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - November 2, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Four Pence. From Y, Nov. zA$* SATURDAY, Nov. 4, . W i i i �m WEPNE SD AY, Nov. 3. Fw� ri� LONDON GAZETTE. Chaznberlains Office, Nov. 2. RDERS for the Court's '~^p4^iJ, going into mourning, on O ) Sunday next the 7th inft. _V m. w j for the late Prince Henry, ,'V-eldeft fon of Prince Ferdinand of Prtxffia, viz. The ladies, to wearhlack or velvet, covered &7 j^^-,; ribbons, fans and tippets,, f'&jf or olain white, or white or plain white, aid gold, or white aad fclver fluffs, with black Tibbon*. The gentlemen to wear black coats, and black or plain white, or white and gold, or white and filver ftuf/waiftcoats full trimmed. Coloured fwords asd buckles. And on ThurfUay the 1 �h iuftan* the Court "-to �0 o*ut of mourning. Madrid, Oii. 14. Advices have been received here, mentioning that the City of Oran, on the Coaft of Africa, has been almoft entirely-deftroyed by a violent earthquake, and that a confiderabie part of its inhabitants, as well as of the Spanifh Jg^rnfcri, Pfrfeid to have pcrifted in the ruins. Accounts have alfo been received from Car-thagena of a 'fife which happened a few days ago* in that Dockyard, and which, befides doing other dzmags, has entirely fcoufiuned a new fhip of the line. Hague, OB. zg. Yefterday Mr* Henry Fagel was .appokte'd by the States General to fucceed his law grandfather as Gregitr to their High Mightinejfw. Henry Wichcflsi of Lothbiiry, in the city of London, grocer and tea-ikajttr; tefurfttoder Nov. 12, 19, and Dec. 14, at fix, St Guildhall, tomlorf. AttornieS, Meff. Edwards and Mellor, New Bridge-ftreet. Ralph Wewjuer, late of Well.llfMt, GoodmanVfields, Mi&dlefejtj, (Iwt now a prMbfl'er in the KJng's-Bench) dealer , u-td cnaproan , to Tunzn&er U01. 13, 20, and Dec. 14, at �eleven, at Guildhall, Ldnddni Attorney, Mr. Howard, Jewry-irreet, jMfat?* Maria Johafoe, of:^aBnjii'-Are't> St. James's, MicW'c-fcx, miliicerj ta Jilffe$�er NoVi 13, 20, at five, and Dec. 74, at ten, ft GuildhJU, Lwriddn... Attorney, Mr. Reynolds', Afechorch.laie, L^mbard-ftreet. Trevor tJicholas, of Chepftow, Monmouthihire, btotk-tnakfr; to fkmender Nov.. 15*16, andfiec. 14, at eleven-, at the Beaufijrt Arms Inn, in the town of Chepftow. Attorney, John Evai^ia Chepfto*.- Wjilfem Simpfon, of Newark upon Trent, Nottingham-ihire; mirteVi**draper; to Atrrender Nov. 4, and Dec. oj 34, at ten, at the Rutland Anns, in Newark upon Trent. Attofeeji Mr. G..l�e�~dn^r;~ to fufreoder Novi XJi ao, at five, fcdT.Dec. i4,,at ten, at Cuildftfllj London. Attorniesj. MeiBT. ^Wihno' and White, Temple. . . _ Andrew. Hardlow, late of tBc town of Southampton} breechns-malctfr; to furrender Nov. 16, 27, at five,- and Dec! 14) at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Thiftlethwaite) Tunrwheel-lane, Cannon-fireet. Dividends to be mode. Richard Lowe, late of the pariflj of Aftleyi Worcefter-ihire, dealer in hoffes and hop-merchant; Nov. 25^ at ele-- rn, at, the Star and Garter Inn, in the city of Worcester. I'mal Dhidtnd�' ThoaaM S�uth�Peil) ,af S*va!!b'^-iireet| in the parhhef St. Jiiaes, Wfiftnsnftet, Midilefexj baker j Dec 4^ at ten, at 6u'i)dhdl, bondon. Final Dividend; Thomas Hotawa, late of Yeovii, Sr}rn4rfetfliit#| vintner;, NoVj^S>& at ten* at the Anget Jnn, in Ye6vi!. ' " Wiihrri 'Whitehead! William HiUiday, and Henry M�hery all of Manphefte^ LartBafhirej merchwts and copartner** radrnt Under ii�e fiia of Whitehead* Halliday, and Co;) Nov. 3.5, at three, at the Spmd-eagtej in Manchefter* John Daniel Caillef, Dankl CaiUcrj and Charles f rederick CaiUer, �f the aity of �netcr> merchants a;id pi:taersi Dec; *), it ftw, zt Swale's Wine Cellar, ih the Serge-niirke^ in the ck^ of Exeter* "i  Wiiliaan Hilnter, late of Hexham, Northumberland^ mo~ fiey-fiprivener \ Now. 13, at eleven, at the White-hart, in NeVKaftie upon i"yjfc. JMvtdeJids adjourned. John BBling the jottnger, of "Wln^, Riltlaadlhir�j milt-fter; Nov. ary, at eleven, at die Crown Inn, in Oakbam. iliij Dividend. Oeojj* Gun Jifunro, of PrineeVftreet, London, Infuranee \rt)Kr:%.]Dtc, ft at at Guildhall, London. Cjrtijkates to be granted. tViUian GioVe> of SmthamptM, pocer j on or bciore No*. *j. � BatfiH W�d, of Gatharine-ftreet, In the Strand, Middle fea, taylori oa �rtefbrc Nov, 23. Lttge> Oa. zzL Me IT. de dfeftrd and ^aflengel-the. Deputies from our Third Eftatei are juft af-f rived here from Frankfort. The Depaties from tffe otlier Orders are daily expefted. Since their return |. the people appear to be rather more ftrengthened in their refolution of refufing the terms .of accommodation propofed to them; and aft who ace in a s condition of bearing arms are preparing to maintain the caufe of the revolution. This refolutioa, however, appears to favour a little of defpair, if it is true that the Court of Berlin has given the Liegois to imderftand, that they have nothing left for them to do but to yield to the neeeffity of circumitances. Hague, OH. 27. The Prince Stadtholder, and hi* illuftrious family, accompanied by the Hereditary Prince of Brunfwick, fet off yefterday by the way of Kaerlem, for Amfterdam, where they will remain till Friday next. M.-Wigbold Slicher, who has held the important office of Prefident of the Court of Juf tice of Holland and Zealand fince 1764, is juft dead, aged 77 years. JVL Com'ii from Piedmont, the celebrated ma-fical amateur, lately pafled this way.-During his ftay he had the honour to give frequent proofs of his (kill before a foreign lady of the firft dilinc-tion, and compofed, by her orders, feveral fo-naias for the forte piano. The lady;; by thefe attentions, was {b well pleafed with him that (he prefented him with 50 ryders of gold (700 flo-riRs), a beautiful watch, and a valuable ring. f79o. 896S "'The hhtde length portrait of the King, presented by bk Maje�^ toihe Gfe>poratioa of Wor-tellet, is. fpQkeii of as one of the happieft eftbrts of Sir JcKhjua Reynolds** genius. The Indian &ips lately returned from'Madras and Bengal give unfavourable accounts of all the branches of commerce^ /except that of matrimony, which has fucceeded wonderfully in the laft femaU exportation!. Out of eleven ladies, who embarked on a marriage venture on board the Chefterfield, Captain Burgefs, nine were connubially linked tip weakly hulbands within three months after their arrival; and the other two were left in a way to complete this fortunate band of Hymhfal adventurers. COUNTR Y-NEWS. Nov. 1. A very fingular and monftrous oirth occurred one day laft week, at Folkington, near Lewes. The wife of a labouring man there was deliiwred :Of .twiflrfemales* whofc. bodies from the nairalto the breatt are united and as it were incorporated, but in every other refpect. they "are diftinft and perfect, both above and below the united parts. The arms are folded round the necks of each other* as if in a clofe embrace. The womart had gone her full, time, and the birth was rather beyond the ordinary fize. No JymptomS of life were difcovered.. Mr. Skinner of Al/illan, who with great difficulty delivered the poor woman of her extraordinary foetus, has preferved it in fpirits. - "Kefttfday arrived the Mail from Holland. ^igttrt-t. Aug. 20., A corfair of this Regency hiving- taken a Neapolitan veffel near Toulon, fohSe ^rtfteef boats pnt off From that port, retook thl. v-eflej, and Carried her in againft the will of thjfc'Maglfoate. ,: Two Genoefebarks baying alfo, itrigltlof Toulon, retaken a prixe from another oFdur'corfatrs, which coft the life of an Algerine, our De'y requires the French Conful here to order thatfcro prizes} to fee brought back, to pay 1000 feqtrins'fof the Algerine killed, and 500 more fo� everyone that was wounded caii of -re-fu^he wiH give orders to his corfair* to attack every French veffel they meet with. ' \ cLeydat, 08* 28. Mr. EUiat, the Brittfti Envoy at the Court of Denmark, is certainly going tQ Paris upon ameffage from -bis.Court,,the ab-fdlute^putport of which is not publicly known; but h'w faid to be very pointed, aBd even to go fi far as to*'!ay, *' that if the armaments-at Breft'J jaii tha^Sfpaniili fleet, the"C^ourt-of St..Jathes2s wiJl look- epoji it as a declaration of Var." -r SHIP NEWS; Deal,.jTVo*/. i. Remain in the Oowin his Majerty's &ipa Diftator and Southampton^ Wind S. S. W. blows bard. Orpvtftnd, N Whitehall, for the winter, from Trenthaaii Staf. fordfhijei Lord Amherft was fent for to town on Saturday from his houfe at Montreal,' in Kerrit� and' cpti-fultcd by Mr. Pitt, it is fuppofed on the fabjeft. of fome projeded expedition to America or the Weft-Indies. If we may truft to appearancesi Miaiftersex-pe�l a deeifive anfwer from the Court of Spain by the Meflenger Who is now hotrly expected j for the grartd fleet is certainly going to fea* that they may not, when the. decifion is kribwrtj be locked up by an adverfe wind in port, or in the dhannel.^The (hips ftom Plymouth have joined them for this purpofe^-and we ftand at this moment on our �rms, waiting merely for the anfwer to our demand, aye or no. What the anfwer will be, it is impoffible for thofe even to conjecture who do not knew*the amount of the demand. Tf we were to Hften to rumourj Mr. Pitt's dem.and is no lefs than that every  unoccupied part of the Coaft, an4 every tfrtdccupied ffland, is free to us and other nations j and he gives notjee that, -to-give vigour and fecurity to, our fouthern fiihery, we mean to fettle on the Illand ofTjuan Fernan4e?,.a* which our veflels may touch, and which, in truth, may be converted into a dipot for the. carrying on of a contraband .trade with ^panim'South America. This cbinvit is-not likely that they wUI concede. ! : Whe,n.tLprd'Mansfield heard'that Mr. Andrew. Stuart,: who kitruded qpon his Lordihip/s repofe with certain letters on-the Douglas Caufe, had taken to himfelf a young "wife/ " Well," faid his Lordjhip, in" his pecufiar manner, how my What prayer, my Lord-?" Ext raft of d Letter from J?�wr, 03. 2. u The Pope fent a brief to the King of France', in which his Holinefs faid, that having read the pecree of the National Afiembly which gives the Deople leave to chufe their own Bifhops, he niuft declare that this would .entirely detach the church of France from the Holy See. To this the King of France has replied, that he could not avoid giving the above Decree of the National Afiembly : his Royal fanftion, and that he hoped his Holinefs would find means of fatisfving his conference : without the feparatipn of the church of France. This anC all the Ecclefiaftical affairs of France Have given the Pope much concern. The Cardinals have had a meeting upon this_fubje.fl, a^d their opinion upon it has been communicated to his Holinefs." Extraft 0/ a Letter from Plymouth, Oil. \\. " Laft night arrived here his Majefty's ihips Vengeance and Hannibali of ^4 guns, which failed from hence on Sunday the 24th inft. after encountering a very heavy gale of wind at Eaft, which cominued for four days. The Vengeance has carried away her fore and main-top-gallant feiafts, and fpiung her. main-top maft, which (he -is getting repaired as fait as poffible in the Sound, "And when done fhe will fail again for Spithead. The fquidron were all in fight of the Ifle of WlgUt when they experienced the feverity of the gale, which drove them do�n Chanriel many leagues' Weft of this port. The Valiant of 74 guns, his Royal Highnefs the Duke oif Clarence, fuffered confidei-ably, having loft her fore and mainVtop-gallant mafts, and fplit her fail, and was. obliged to make a fignal of diftrefs to the Vengeance;, on which fhe immediately bore down; and rendered every affiftance. This morning the Hartnibarriiled again. '*� The.wifld felew.^ery hard it E. S. E.'at the ti4>4 Acthiirnl Ci�taft(WUrB-c piwBiad ^kjpatfcto^�� "Weft^ajr t> acTVf. & fatter.jrm EirtjmoMr Nav. X. " The t\vStree^ which is neatly Stted up for their R,eeepti0n. ^ He ha� iaid in a choice AflbrtTient of the beft Wines, &c. %n4 Je afiows thofe wfio favdjir him ftitih ffeeir Company, that fiiS UtmOtt JIJtJBT>THnc 1- ta m*rit rWtltAJHJJnlUr* To RAR.JENTS and GUARDIANS. WANTED an APPRENTICE b a SUR* GE. Odober 85th, 1790. W" i-IEREAS upwards of 10 Years ago WlL* LIAM LAWRENCE^ a Labourer, ran awa^frpm the Parife of Ropley, in the County of Southampton, and Jcft his Family chargeable there, and hath not often feenor heard of at Ropley fince, and' it. is fuppofed he is de^d.. Therefore Notice is hereby gives, That if any Perfon will give Jnformation to the Parifli OfEcets of Ropley, when and where the laid William LawreacC diedj or if living, where he is now to be found* he IhiU' receive a Reward of-Tw� Guineas from the faid Parifh, OfficerSk [*S8o . N. B. The faid William Lawrence was formerly a Militia- . Man in the Swffex Mitttia t he is abuut 3&.3Tears old> about five Feet ten. Inches high, and of .a dark Complexion*  * . ' . i� J ill Vlt' '!�">� >�� MASONS and DIGGERS. To be' LE-t T,' At the Red-Lidnj in Coin, in Larlcaffiire,' orf'We&iefday the �4th Day of November, I79OJ THE DIGGING of fo much of the'HEAD . LEVEL of the LEEDS and LIVERPOOL CANAL as liss between FOUBRIDGE and GILL CHilRGH, in feparate Lots. . � , , r Alfo the BUILDING -of an AQUEDtTG*' ROAD , tiRIDGLj feven OCCUPATION BRIDGES,1 and 'fcveual TUNNELLS, in the abovebiJtanCe.''' ' i�>  The Undertakers of the Digging riiirft find tWh�elbarrows� -Planks, Truflelajand all Tools and Uteirfifs ; '^nd "a\rflirth�  neceflary Information' may be had by applying t�''MrV WhVr-   worth, at the Red-Lion aforefaid, where Plalia'aoa 'Methods  1 may be feens ' . f . . .fi6j$ .1 1' 1 ' �- � � 1 in- ' 1111" " Hi-if i ii IS L E of WIGHT. To* be SOLD by t\VCflQttt V , By Mr. TUCKER, at the Bugle^nn, Newport,"onSaturW-the 6th Day of November inft. atFouro'Clockin the ; terno^n, tinlefs previoufly dJfp.fed ofhy nrjvate.* Gon�ga&# of which timely. Notice will be givenjn thia?apor } THE valuable r'REEI^OLP MAfefO&-and MANSI^-HOu5EbfBROcKS,fiwat�!ataeP�ri�i ^ of Brooke, 011 tile South Side'tif the ICa of Wlgot| diftaat about nine Miles front the *Town of Newport, andi half a Mile from the Sea, with Right1 of Common to Brooke Gxcoa and Commoin, anl 119 Atres of-Landf�iHand daf the yearly Value of i 5oI.'e� ;