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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - November 4, 1790, London, Middlesex  (LONDON.) *rice Four Pence. From THURSDAY, Nov. 4, to SATURDAY, Nov. 6> 1790. 8909 FRIDAY, Nov. 5. C O U N T Y - N E W S. Oxford, Nov. 3. $�&&Z^:�&0.\ e^e^�nton, from- Jamaica, for. Hull.'; -and London, CooST) frc-.; Liverpool for Offend. Remain in the Downs the Ner !r.ei:s frigate ; Kitty, F.ofter, for Philadelphia; Paragon, Ni-o'i'on\ for New-York ; D?rtington', SvinburA, fcr Dominica; Britannia, Fleming, for Gibraiur; Am? and Wary, DjitgerfielJ, for Virginia ; AJEtive, Barfor,. for Newry; and \ Natation, Wynton, for Corunna, with the (hips as pel laft. W: -A S. W. 1 Gra-jejend, Nov. 3. Pafil-d by the Salty, Thorp, from ?e:erjburgh. L Q N D O N. f. Yefterday morning at feven o'clock Mr. Dref-fit$', the mefienger frorn Madrid, arrived at the D�ke of Leeds's ..Office; The purport of his difpatches are ftated in the following official Tetter, which his Grace the Duke of Leeds fent for the information of the Merchants in the Ci:y, to the Lord-Mayor. .'" My Lord, " I have the honour to acquaint your Lordlhip, that the mefienger, Dreflins, arrived here this ir.oming with difpatches from the Right Honourable Alleyne. Fitzherbert, his Majefty's Ambaflador-Extraordihary, and Plenipotentiary at the Court bf Spain, dated Sunday the i'fth of October, Containing an account that a Convention for terminating the differences which had ariferi frith that Court, had been agreed upon between his Excellency, da the part, of his Britannic Majefty, and the Cour.t de Florida Blanea, on the part of the Catholic King; and that the Convention was to te figned and exchanged by theft Minifters 6b the zytlT of "the fame month. " I have the honour to be, " My Lord, " Your Lordftiip's " Moll obedient, ; '" And moll humble Servant, " LEEDS;"  AW 4-'^, 179&' tkt Right Han. the Lard-Mayot. This letter did not come to the Stock-Exchange till part eleven o'clock. Of courfe, the news had got there before it. In the afternoon the following Gazette Extraordinary was publifhed : THE LONDON GAZETTE. EXTRAORDINARY, - Whitehall, Nov. 4. This morning Mr. Dref-fins, one of his Majefty's MefTengers in ordinary, arrived at the office of his Grace the Duke'cf Leeds, his Majefty's principal Secretary of State for foreign affairs, with difpatches from the Right Honourable Alleyne Fitz-Her-bert, his Majefly's Ambaflador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Court of Madrid, dated the 24th of October lad, containing an account that _a Convention, for terminating the diiTerences which had arifen with that Court, had been agreed upon between his Excellency, on the part of his Majefty, and the Count de Florida Blanca, en the part of the Catholic King ; and that the Convention was to be figned and exchanged by thofe Minifters on, the z?th of the fame month. The precife terms of the fettlement it is not in Our power to ftate ; but we learn, and from good authority, that the Spaniards have conceded the point, that the unfettlcd coaft of the North-weft of America is open to art"nations, report fays, from the 45th degree of latitude ;\hat the navigation of the South Sea is open to within a precife limit of the fettled territories of Spain ; and that they yield up to us formally all preten-60ns to theifland of Juan Fernandez. Yefterday, foon after one o'clock, their Majef-ties, accompanied by the Princeffes R.oyal, Au-gufta, and Elizabeth, came from Kew Palace to St. James's, where the Queen held a Drawing-room, which did not commence till half part two o'clock. The prefentations to the Queen yefterday were the fame as to the King at the Levee on Wednesday, with the addition of Mrs. Pitt, on her arrival from Ireland, by Ekdy Howe ; Mr*. Wal-degrave, for the firft time, by her fifter-in-law, Lady Elizabeth Waldegrave, and Coun efs Dc Efterbazy, by Countefs Dowager Spencer. Yefterday the Lord Mayor Elecl, and the two new Sheriffs, waited on the Cabinet Minifters with cards of invitation to dine with them at Guildhall on Tuefday next, being Lord Mayor's Day. Yefterday afternoon meflengers were difpatcfe-i from the Duke of Leeds's Office to moil of his Majefty's Minifters abroad, acquainting them with the reftUt of the difpatches from Spain. Meflengers were alfo fent from Mr. Grenvilie's Omce to the Governors of the different ports under the Britilh Crown; and letters from the Admiralty to Earl Howe, and the reft of the commanding officers on board the grand fleet at Spit-head, for the fame purpofe. Yefterday his Royal Highnefs the Duke of York gave a breakfaft to the oriicers of the Cold-ftream regiment of Foot Guards at York-houfe, Whitehall, when his Highnefs informed them that he thought they need not proceed in their preparations for foreign fervice, as he had received a letter from the Secretary of State's Office, informing his Highnefs that the mefienger was arrived, and that he .had brought an account from the Spanifh Court,"which, it is hoped, will fettle every thing on peaceable terms. Wednesday a Court of Directors was held at the India-houfe, when Captains Richard Hardinge and Nathaniel Dance, jun. were fworn into the command of the Kent and Lord Camden, deftined to Bengal direcL . Yefterday morning the Purfer of the London, Capt. Eaftabrooke, arrived at the India-Houfe with an account of that mip being faie in the Downs. > The ?aflengers who came home in the London, are Capt. William Bedford, of the Bombay efta- blifiiment, Ivlr. Charles Heem, Enfigh Robert Moody* Mrs. Bellas, Capt. James Cornwallis, the Commander 'of his Majeity's fhip Crown, is alfo come paftfenger in the London ; the reafoii of his refigning the iommaod of that fhip was. on account of his ill ftate of health ; he is fucceeded by Capt'. Del-game. - The Prince'fs Amelia, Capt. George Millett, which failed from England for Bengal in March lafl, was fpoke with the 4th of May laft, in lat. i, N. long. K9, \V. all well. .. The furniture and effects of the late Duke of Cumberland, at the Lodge, Windfor Great Park, having been, by appointment of his Majefty and the Duchefs, lately valued by Chriftie, at 7000I.. are, at. that valuation, to become the property of his Majefty. . The grand alTemblage of jewels, the property of the late Duchefs of Kingfton, and fuppofed to be the moft fuperb and valuable poilefted by any private individual in Europe-, have been recently recovered by the exertions of Colonel GlQver, whofe property they chiefly are, and are now fafely lodged in his town-houfe, from the Continent. Mr. Campbellj fon-in-lavv to Lord Carlifle, has lately given eighteen thoufand pounds for twolibufes in the Edgware-road, which are to be thrown into one, and fitted up in a fuperior ftyle of elegance. Yefterday arrived a mail from the Leeward Ifiands, brought to Falnlouth by the Roebuck packet, in 35 days. The Two Brothers, Theaker, from Malaga to London, is loft near Eaft-Dean.. The Perfeverance, Marlin, from Peterfeurgh to London, is loft, and only one man faved. The total amount of the feveral branches of public revenue, under the heads of Cuftoms, Ex-cife, Stamps, and Incident for the prefent week, as made out to Wednefday, is 297,9481. 9s. id. Wcdnefday the Rev. J. P. Role, A. B. of Trinity College, Oxford, was chofen Lecturer of the united parishes of St. Ann and Agnes, and St. John Zacharyr vacant by the refignation of the Rev. Mr. Faulkner. Nothing can be more ferviceable to the mercantile part of the world, than the opinion given by the Judges at the Old-Bailey on Tyler's trial for forgery on Friday ; that an acceptance in the name of a perfon who did nor exift, was equally a forgery as forging the name of any perfon in exigence, becaufe it gave a falfe credit to a bill, and the perfcm who received it was injured. Wednefday fe'nnight Sir Pyers Moflyn, Bart, had his pocket picked in Hyde-Park of a gold watch, frals, &c. Thirty-cne commiflions of bankruptcy pafTed the Great Seal on Friday hft, the watering feafon A few mornings ago, a carpenter going to work, found a fmall box in the Haymarket, op-pofite the Bhck-Horfe Inn : imagining- it to have been dropped by fume perfon coming from that houfe, he knocked at the door ; but it being fo early as four o'clock, did not wake any perfon. He took the box to a public-houfe he frequented in Mary-la-bon-iP, where, in the prefence of the landlord and fome others, he opened it, and it vvas found to contain a copfiderable quantity of guineas and a fmall red book. The poffeffion-of fo much money induced the company prefent to have fomet'aing to drink ; this led on to more of courfe, and it was fo contrived as to keep the man who found the property in a continual ^ate �f intoxication for four days, without fufFering him to go out. The man at laft became darigeroufly ill. Perceiving this, they had him fent home, where he only lay a day before death put a period to his exiftence, and his companions of cdurfe effected th-ir purpofe, in obtaining the mon'ey. ^ " .- MARRIED.] On Friday laft, by fpecial licence, at his uncle's houVe, near Boroughbridge' in Yorkfhire, Guftavus Hamilton Spencer, Efq-to Mrs. Ann Frances Sutherland, widow.-Yefterday, Mr. John Curtis, Stationer, of Newgate-ftreet, to Mils Burnell, of Gough-fquare, Fleet-ftreet. ' ,. .. '� DIED.]; On Monday, in hi? 71ft year, the Right Hon. Lord James Manners, youngeft brother to the late John Duke of Rutland, uncle to the celebrated Marquis of Granby, and grett undo to the laft Duke.-Monday, Mr. Roger Shackleton, qn.ft*of the Common-Council of the Ward of Bread-ftreet. Curious FOREIGN WINES, O prime Vintages (In quart Bottles, legal Meafure), . Are fold* at the loweft (Monev) Prices, by E. HIB3S, Wine-Merchant, Monument-Vard, London. His plan of felling Wines in legal quarts, the public have been pleafed to approve liberally, and to honour Hibbs with diftinguilhed ma--ks of approbation ; he now gratefully afliires them, that all Wines fold ,]>y him, are, and ever fhall be, abfoftitely genuine a.s imported, of the full quantity charged, and rendered upon the moft reafon-able profits poflible. . , The importance of this plan (unequivocally fair) to private, families in. particular, is moft .obvious, fiace every dozen bottles are warranted to contain three gallons of Wine, making there- i by a considerable faviog to the purchafer. Hibbs's profits, not being calculated upon terms requifite to fuftain the loffes of long credit, bad debts, &c. Sec. he refpectfully requefts tfiat all orders from the country may contain remittances for the amount, or reference For payment in town.. %* Cards of prices may b� had at the Wafe-ho'ufe. . '. [2447 bang now over A CURACY. WANTED immediately, by a young Gentleman in full Orders, in the 'County of Salop, ' Stafford, Chefter, Derby, or Nottingham, or in the Weit-Riding of Yorkshire, in a M.ufeet-Town, or neat Village, where a commoiious H.'uf; may be had,*eithei- Parfona^�, or.otherwife. . Letters (Poft-paiii) addrefl'ed to G. j. at Walker's Printing-Ink Warthoufe, York, will be duly attended to. [-579 TOWN and COUNTY of POOL, DORSET. MR. COLMAN moft refpeftfully informs the Nobility, Gentry-, and Public in general, that he en that large, commodious INN, called the LONDON TAVERN, fituated in the High-Street, which is neatly fitted rtp for'their Reception. He his laid in a choice Afi'ortment of the heft Wines, Sec. and h'e affurtJs thofe who favour him with their Company, that his titmoft Exertions will be ufed to merit their Approbation and Support. [z6a j NOTICE to SUBSCRIBERS, And to farh who wiih to become f>, THAT the POSTHUMOUS POEM of the late THOMAS DICKENS, Efq. formerly Student of Chrift-Church, Oxon, an Honorary Fellow of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, and a Lieutenant-Colonel of the Frrft Reeimmt of Foot-Guards, written April, 1781 (dedicated, by Hcrmiifirm, to his Royal Highnefs the DUKE of GLOUCESTER), will be publifhed on Wednefday the ift of December next, and may be had of the Editor, C. Dickens, LL. D. near Huntingdon; or of Th mas Payne and Son, Mews-gate, Caft!e-flreet, St". Martin's. [zf>55 KISSES. ' In a few Days will be publijhed, Hsndfooialy printed in Crown G&avo, on a fine Paper, Price 5s. fewed in mnible Pnper, ot 6s. bound, Embelltlhsd'with ,a mart beautiful Fronafpiece representing the Origin of KifTes, defigncd by Mortimer, and a Portrait of Secundus from Scorellius, both engraved by Barco-lozzi, The FOURTH EDITION, Carefully revifed and corrfftcd, of KISSES. A Poetical Tranilation of the BASLA of JOANNES SECUNDUS NICOLAIUS, with the original Latin, and an EH'ay on his Life and Writing!, and the Epithalamium newly translated. Printed for J. Be Nj. Pat?rnofter-row. Of whom ni iy be had, An Edition of the above Work, elegantly printed in Roya! Oaavo, with FIRST IMPRESSIONS of the PLATES, of which a very few Copies only remain unfpld, Price 9s. fewed, or 10s. 6d. bound. N. B. To prevent Mi/Likes, in one Edition being font ftT the othir, pieafe t.i diftinguifli them by their Siz'.-s 6f ROYAL and CROWN OCTAVO, or by mentioning the PRICE. Likewife, by the fame Tranilator, Handfomely printed in Crown Octavo, tqnwtck the KifTer, Price 3 s. feivcd, SONNETS and ODES, transited rrom the Italian of PE-TR ARCH, with tae original Tc� qa&fomc Acqawnt of his Lire.-  ]z6i7 The Reverend Dodor jbNSS, Having long experienced die Efficacy of his, ANTI-ARTHRITIC TINCTURE, for the Cure of every Specie**f GOUT or RHEUMATISM, in private Practice, _ ' IS induced, for the Benefit of Perfons afflicted with thefe Difeafes, to make is ptWk, and may be con-fultcd either by Letter, or otherwise. :. This Tinclure is a mild Aperient and great Rtftorativet; it gently promotes the Secretions, ftrengthens the Stomach* purifies the Blood, gives a good Appetite, and expels from the Habit whatever is ofFenfive to it. [*595 ! It is fold at his Houfe only, No. jz, Brook-ftreet, Holborn, London, in Bottles of T vo Guineas, and One Guinea. ' BRITISH LIBRARY,'STRAND. NEW BOOKS and PAMPHLETS are adding daily. > >"pHE great INCREASii of SUBSCRIBERS X to this LIBRARY, in confequence of the numerom valuable Productions therein contained, determines- Mr. BELL to continue enriching it with rvery popular Book, inr eluding the moft valuable, as well as P�mphlets in general, which may appear hereafter. Subfcribers may be aflured, that no. Attention, nor aty Exp:r.ce, ftiill be (pared to render, this Librarj worthy xin extjnfive Patronage it at pretnt meets with. -Perfons who are defirous of becoming Subfcribers, are in-formed, that for reading the prefent valuable Collection, and the Additions made daily, the Terms are One Guinea a Year j and f:r the Conveniance of Subfcribirs rcGiing in the Coua-trj;, a greater Number of Books are allowed, by paying Two Guineas annually. To : be SOL D, Purfuant to a Decree and fubfe;- the Author, upon the, Science ufually understood by the Term ANIMAL MAG^ netifm; but which may nwre pr.-.peri$�ks ftyled, A NEW PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEM. By JOHN HOLLO WAY. This SaeBCe,b�ri :zi p.^-.tiigcutthe Method of alleviating and very frequen:iy or tot.,iy removing, the varieus Pai;'s and Maiidies incident to the aniiml Frame, difp'ays the vift, extenlive, though hitherto latent, Power; cf the human Mindj throws a Light, equally fitirfaclory and new, upon various PhaJ.iomsna in the natural Woild j and afFurds the flnly a.nd futiiclent Explanit\ott. .of  many curious Cafes in Phyfiology re-.orded by Lord Bacon, Dr. Bocrhaave, and other Writer^, of great Eminence. Tlw Whole will bs authenticated vi4 coifirmcd by tndifjwu able Fafts and Extraidls of Letecw from rcfpcclable Coryef-pondents. Suh"riptior.5 received W. Rkhardfon, Royal-Exchang^ ; J- Murray, Fleot-ftreet; f. Matthews, Strand ; and by the Author, No. S, Wittom's-Euildings, Old-Street-Rosd, Hoxton. Ai Mr. Hol'oway means to confine his Publication to Subfcribers only, he entreats their immed it; Application, that he miy afcertain what Number to print. The LeQufes are d:liverea as ufual, and ExpcrimcntJ roaJe, every Monday, Wednefday, a->d Friday, at the Author's Houfe, at 3I, 3s. for Couric; cr el, js. will ton* ftit^tsperpetual Pupils. t>^5 ;