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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - November 23, 1790, London, Middlesex Price four Pence. WE P N E.SDAY, Nov. 24. from tht L O ND ON GAZ TTE. Whitehall, Nor. 23. \ eefter, Gentleman, a k^-tJU-^sfcA Matter Extraordinary in U^T4\^*2&$i the High .CoUit of Chan-V^^f'Mj^S "eery. ' Peterjburgh* October zg. ff^^lir' ''t^'f^M Oa Sunday laft M. Ro- iencrantr was ad�itte4 to an audience of lier Imperial Majefty, in which he "delivered his Credentials as Ejovoy-Extraord^-narjr arid Minifter Plenipotentiary from the Court of Copenhagen. , ; - Next day being the annivCrfary of her 1 rape- ' r'al Highnefs the Great Ducheft's birth-day, the fa ne was celebrated at Court, and in the evening there was a Ball. War-Office, Nov. zi. Ins. Majefty na* been pJeafed to appoint UEUTENAST-COLONELS Francis Richmond Humphreys; late 97th Foot, William Faweett, garter Mafter-General in Ireland, Robert Donkin, Tate Garriion Battalion, , Nonaan Macieoii, 73d Foot, James Balfour, 77th Foot, . Alexander. Campbell, late 95th Foot, Francis 3%OyJy, ift Foot Guards^ William CroifeieV zti Foot, Sir James Duff, KnS ift Foot Guards, S&m Henry Phipps", ift Foot Guards, Grice Btaakeney, 14th Dragoons, ' Jpaulns ^Emiliu* Irving, 47th Footi JohftSmalV l�e 84th Foot, - fgdmiind Eyre, 64th Foot, George Harris, 76th Foot j , Richard Vyfr, 1ft Dragoon Guilds, VTjiliini fajrd Cathcart, 49 th Foot, .Ch*ries TilboT, ift Foot Guards, Tfafeu Thomas, 3d Foot Guards, 1 Jtingtmiil Evans, ift Foot Guards, � { Win CtofW*, lit Foot Guards, Bana&.-e iyjNoa, late'Arrierkan Dragoees, Sir Sew Dahyiaple, Knt. ift foot Guards, Gordon focfees, $|th Foot* Andre* dljedon, a6�h Footj John FloyJ,- ijik Dragoons, Oliver De Laney, "Major i^tfi Dragoons, Join Graves JSiincoei late tft^meriista regijaent; R^bert.Johnfiunc?f%d Fwt^&strds, James Henry Crag, 16th Foot, t&ebt^flQ&DiiELS .he jfcf Army : From T UE^ D A Y. Wv. ?3,;# J('H U rs D. I l^aaBW3rtooel JohnC8mi)6ell, ��perm&*d�rft 6f^ndiaa' ric7�n^� PwvmCe rf ^�eb^� to �* Coloneiia.Aae. � Nov. 25, 1^90. Alexander Hart, 6th Dragoonsj Heary Haflardj ift Djvigptras, g'epb> DurTeiox, late jStk-jFoot* Alexander Mair, la:e 8�th Foot, Matfety HirghJBaJJSie,. late 94th .. ..... John joynour Eliis> 41ft Foot, William Owen, 6 rft Foot, George Mackenzie, 72^ Fcotj Samuel WJldey Robartv 28th Footj. Bryas Bftmdell} 44th Foot, John DIckfon, late 81ft Foot, MHes &=r�ftiey, Royal Regiment H�*flt Cuwds, tJouj John Knox,, 36tbFooii Ralph Ram&y, Captain 6 ift Toot, Samuel Knoiiisj Captain 5. ift Fbotj ^ Darnel Vanghan, 39th Footj John M'Gilij 19th Footi Archihald Catnpfce!!, 29th Feet, William MdnfeH; Captain 20th Footj Jftreet, Bifmingha'-. Final Div, DHiidends adjourned. Jofeph Ruft, of St. Catharine's, Middlefcx, mathematical inftrument-maker j Nov. 24, at eleven, at Guildhall, London. Final-Dividend,' Jofeph Wbitefede, 6f Ho lborn-bridge> in the -city of. Loiii-. doa," linen-draper V Jan. * 3, �t five, at Guildhall, London. - Ctrtificaen b*granted. MlJthew Lowe, sf Betley, Stafford Aire, fmithj on or before Dec. 7. _ Comtnilfion Juptrfeded. Edmund Buckley, now or. late of New Houfcs, neat Sad-dkarorth, Voik&ife, clothier. "COUNTRY NEWS. Portfinoutb, Nov. 22. Laft night, about eleven, his Majefly** ttup Elephant, of 74 guns, command-fipy Capt. C. T^oropfoa, lying in the harbour, it defceirded to the heel, and lhattered it to pieces ; the iron hoop on the head of the main-malt next ' attracted the eledric fluid, which broke and fell on the deck i from thence running downwards, it tore. e*erytwoolding from the mail, broke the fiihes; and a mizen top-maft, which was lying on the booms, had the head of it fluvered to atoms. The chain-pumps were likewife damaged; but providentially no perfcm was hurt. Indeed, fuch a night, at this feaibn of the yearf is.hardly to be re'membered j the peals of thunder were loud and incefTam, and the flames of Jightring ^ivid and fucceffive, notwithftanding the vaft (howers of rain which continued with little or no internjiffjon fhe whole night. Came" iuto harbour at upon, his Majefty's fhip Valiant, of, comrnanded by his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Clarence ; although the weather has been very rainy the whole day, a vaft co^courfeof" people were aflembled on the walls, to fee this marchlefs Prince in the exercife of hi* naval prore&on. SHIP-NEWS. iW, 22. Arrived, and failed for the River, the Pocowmack Planter, B�ehannan, from Maryland} In-duftry, Wingate, from Charles-Town j Thetis, Vickerman, from Leghorn j Hope, Hubbert, from St. Michael's; and Nathaniel* Palmer, from the Streights. Remain in the Downs the mips as feefcre, and Hebe, Mills, for Dublin. Wind W. S. W. Gravtfend, Novi 22. PaiTed by the Swan, Reed } Portf-mputh, Cox ; and Brothers, Hyndman, from Virginia j Eleanor, Magruder, Maryland j Afriaa, Nevin, from Jamaica; and Lord Donnegal, M'Roberts, from Belfaft. '111. ._. * - - � - - LONDON. Ytflerday jnorning the King took the diverfion of hunting ; the Hag was ftarted at nine o'clock, hear Salt-hill, and gave a fine day's fport, holding a chace of near four hoursj.and wastakeHOh the other fide of Maidenheadithicket; his Majefty was accompanied to the ground by the Earl* of Chefterfitld and Beaulieu, and hi* two equerries. Yefterday morning letters were received at the German-office, St. James's, from the three young Princes, which mention that they are all in good healttt. The letters were fent to their Majefties at Windfor-Lodge. Yefterday his r>oyal Highnefs the Pritioe of V/ales ^ave a privafe audience to his Grace the fouke of Norfolk at Carleton-houfe, and in the evening the Prince dined with the Duke of York, at York-Houfe, Whitehall. The Marquis of Stafford continues much ia-difpofed with the f^rain which he lately received in ftepping from his coach. The Commander of the Houghton (Captain Monro), who wa* employed and detained in India to tranfport troops from Madras to Bengal, has been prefented by the Officers with a very valuable piece of plate, byway of # acknowledgment for his great and polite attention to. thtm-felves, as well as far his ewceHcnMnawgeiB^t W trie ftfrco* he *ad* oia boaW. It a faid to be in agUation at Pwis to have.the |5tte.rl Tom Bng^and cfoming to Prance partty in French, partly in Britilb; bottoms, which are now confined to the Engliih. s TMa matter is foon to be laid before the National Afembiy, after which the JKang will be frayed tq give the neceftary in-HyQaions to his- j&bafiador at the Court of London to negotiate it. "The Howe PM&et has not brought any new accounts from Ceuta, as was expected. The war, however, fcetwjee'ri tho .Spaniard* and >MoOrs continues with unabated vigour, and it was reported at Lilbon, that a large detachment of the Spanilh fleet was ordered from Cadiz to Algefiras, from thence to proceed either to the afliltanee of the befiegtd at Ceuta, or, if neceffary, to make a diverfion in the Moorifh army, by inverting Mo-gadoit, or Salle,e. Th� Regency of Berne> in Switzerland, by gentle but refohite meafures, has .fucceeded in ftifling the flame of democracy for the prefent, j whichf'Was ready to burll forth in various parts-of i their territory Similar^ meafures have pro luced funilar effefts at- Geneva y ..a^d in both inffance's conceffions havfheertquietly madi? to the people, which will gradually lead to others.. A perfbn has announced, at the bar of the National Aflembly at Paris, that he has difco* veced a method of ploughing ground, without oxen, horfes, rnules, afTes, or any kind of cattle. It it-recorded by that veracious traveller, Captain Gullrvet, that a fimilar difcovery was made many years ago by an ingenious projector in La-puta^ Modern hum drum voyagers often remind us of the honeft failor who wrote in his Journal " patted " by Teneriffe at the diftance of four leagues, the fuhabitanU of which place feemed verv a%bleT*� r 7 One 6$. the anfwerers of Mt.3urke's pamphlet was aflted, if he had read it? �� No," faid he, I teferved the perufal of it, till 1 had Shifted my aDfwer, that it might he entirely free from all preporIe$an," The Transfer Books for tedia Stock (tha intereft of which is due on the 5th of January next) willihus Dec. 14, and open on the 13th of January. - " Monday, which was St. Cecilia's Day, is ob- France, and many other countries, pr�es are diftribttted onthis day in many of the moft conii-derabie cities to .thofe who corhpofe the beft anthems in honour of St. Cecilia. Till within thefe few years there was always a grand Concert at Statione+Sv-haU on *kis-day.- The following numbers in the Irifli Lottery were drawn prizes of above 15I. on the 6th day : No. 35,375, aprwjeof 10ool.No. 32^28, a prize of 5ool.N0. i7t.3J& a prize of tool, and Nura-beF35�977i S4�i|pr'aTli 39�584> prizes of 50I. each. The Mr. Harwood, who has lately excited the attention of the public by his experiments on a calf and a dog, was, for fome years, Surgeon-General to the Jtfabob of Artot. Ke reiurried from India with a large fortune; but being attached to his profefiion, when he came to England he fixed himfelf at Cambridge, where he has been elected Profeflbr of Anatomy. A tax on glafs bottles and decanters, by which it is -propofed that thofe veffels fhall in future be marked vvith a particular lUmp, and alfo contain full wine nieafure, under a very confiderable penalty, has been fubnritted to the confidcration of the Minifter. From the general ufer and great confutnption of the above articles, fuch a tax apparently muft. bis productive"; and from the great impofitions pra&ifed on the public by the prefent fliort meafures, it certainly muftlje popular. . On Saturday evening laft, about half an hour after feven o'clock, as Mr. Difney Ffytche was travelling in a pbft-chaife over Finchley Common, near Com^y Hatch, he was flopped by. two highwaymen, one of whom broke the window of his chaife *lth a piftol, and demanded his money in a very peremptory manner, and in very coarfe language; Mr. D. Ffytche immediately dif-chargei one of his piftols at the highwayman ; whereupon the fccond came up, fired into his jfchaife, and fwore he wouldnot quit "him till he had his money. Mr. D. Ffytche then prefented a fecond piftol, which miffed fice. Both the men immediately advanced clofe to the chaife, declaring that they had not done with him. Mr. D. Ffytche inftantlyjump.ed out of his carriage, but unfortunately let his piftol fall on the road. The men theft retreated to fome little diilarice, and hearing the poftillion ordered to take a horfe from the carriage, that h� might purfue them, they rode off, taking two different roads. In about ten muftire#'-Mr. D. Ffytche came to the Turnpiknd Con�rt-Roonrth��-to adjaining, moft eligibly fiMnfed in the High-Areet^ slid well worth the Notice of an active Perfon of an atfenliVe sad-, obliging Dilpofition. N. B. A Weil frequented Binisrd-Room. For further Patuoalavs enquite �f Mr. Arncy, Clrfs, Sarum. * - n V" FIVE THOUSAND PO.IfNDS, And P.IVE HUNDRED POUNDS, J 'Gained for the final! Sum, of 19s. and jl; J^t. * in the , S PRESENT IRlsft LOTTERY. '~|7HE.Ticket, Jtfo. 14,638 drawri a Prize of X. 5od Repair, and the GardenJkweJl cropped; there is good {tabling for eight or ten Hoafss, and abou: 20 Acres of good mowing Ground, lying in FieldV of different Sizes, immediately round the fiaufe, alii or anf Part, of which may be had with it j as may alfo the Deputation of a Manor, if required. Further Particulars may be had at Mr. Deightori's, Book-feller, No. 274, Holborn; or by diiedting a Line j Poft-paid*-ta Mr. Thomas Smith, at Sandy-Camps* near Haverhill, Suffolk, wbo-tfillihew the.PrvpifeS;. [*&23 NOTICE is hereby given, THAT the TOLLS arifm'g at the FRIMLEf and WILLEY TOLL-GATES,, in the Up�er DiftricI of the Turnpike-Road from BafingAone, near Bagftjott, in Sarrey, through Faroham, Alton and- Alresforor, to the City of Wincheftcr, will be feparattly LETT by AUCTION, to the beft Bidder or Bidders, at the, Houfe of Benjamin Nichols, called or known by the Name, or bearing the. Sigmof the Bufli^ in the Town of Farnham. aforefaidj en Thurfday the 23d Day of December nert,- -between, the. .Hows often and Wejvtfifl the Forenoon, for the Term of one Year,' to commence from Chriftmas Day next, In the Manner directed by an Act pafled in trie 13th Year of the Reign of his Majefty King Georga the Third, for regulating the Turhpike-Roads; vttoch ToNe" at the faid Friniley Gat?, were lett the laft Year tbrthe Sum tf two hundred and fixty feven Pounds* and at th� -faid Willey' Gate for the Sum of four hundred and thirty Pounds, clear of the Collectors Salaries, and will be put up at thofe Suras refpectively. . , Whoever happens to be the beftBidder or.ftoMwsi muft, it the fame Time, give Security ot Securities, with fufficiea): Sureties, to the Satisfaction of the Truftees of the faid Upper Diftrict, for Payment of the Rent or Rents agreed fbr� and at fuch Times as they ihall m. that Behalf direct.. VViLLIAM SHOTTER,* Clerk ta the Ttaiftees. Farnham, iSth November, 1790. fft7?S " BLCJNDSTONE's HOTEL, FALMOUTH. RBLUNDSTONE begs Leave to acquaim . the Nobility, Gentry, -and others, that the' above HOTEL is now entirely coinpleated, and fhraHaerT in an elegant Stile ; confifting df a corhniodioUs Ba!l-Ro6r�x feven Dining and one .CofTee-Roorn* a Biiliard-Rooiiii and nvecsj'* feven Bed - Rooms j Wines-pf the very beft Quatky, and every Accommodation that can be witried fcr. R. BLUKDSTONE is'truly fj-nfiUe of the Fa*!rur� and Support he has already experienceand with Grariauie'acknowledges the many Obligations he ftelS bamleif .under w the Gen tlemeo, Travellers, and other?, Lr their groat Kind* hefs in fubmitting TO the man* Inconvctiieqeics they muli have experienced while fhp Hottrl*was building. He now-folicits the Continuance of their Support, iad en^ gages to dt eve.rjr Thing in .his. Power that Way fee likely to eilablift a firm and permanent Repuaatiort. to the abovi .HoWl; and Ke ventures to hope, that the Afteno'on whlca Wilt bs l^s'.vn to all Peifons who may honour bira with thsir Cuitom, will b*3 the bed Orounds upon, which he may tea-' fonably expect an Inoreafe of real and fuhftanoi" Friends to Ifis Haufe. The aboVe flcfel is fituated in t^c Ccntri; of.the Town^ ind upon a riSng OVound, corhrrJandrng- the Harbour of Faltnouthi .., N. B.' Very fpacious StalLStibiei neat Poft-Chaifrsj and. a Coach to and frtfm Exet :r tSKje D�ay� 3 We'eJsv fa^cicfBah, Sepu i$j j79w" - [�4e� ;