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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 2, 1790, London, Middlesex pM^e.^oiir Pence. ( L O N D From SAT U R DAY, Oct. 2> to T U E S DAY, Oct. 5, 1790. /it:: ONDAY, Oct. 4. %m the .LONDON G A Z E T T I. t the Court at St. James's, the ill of October, v 1790. PRESENT, The KING's Moft Excellent Majefty in Councils ^i^'r^-TU- i K- ; IS Majeity in Council was "* i94v''-i. ;!v tnis "ay plealed to order, n .t~'( H ; w, that the .Parliament, which ilands prorogued \cr Toefday the twelfth day of this inftant OcY. " W.o- the. ,%-,x^.^,.v�,v-, tWenty-fiftrT day of No- vember, following; "and that the Convocations of Canterbury and York, which rtand prorogued to Wednefday the thirteenth of this inftant October, fhonld be further prorogued to Friday the tvyeuty-fixth ;4ay^pf November following. v , This day the Right Honourable John-Lord Fitz-gibbon, Lord High Ghaneellor of Ireland, was,' by his Majefty's command, {Worn of His Mkje^iy's Moil Honourable Privy Council, and took his place at the Board accordingly. Whitehall, QcJ. zf The Kjng has been pleafed ft) prefent the fteyerprtd' Ro^rt .jpi^ldoa to the Church'"and Parifh. of South Leith, in the Pref-byiefy of Edinburgh^ vaeanj; by tHe tieathof -the Reverend Thomas Scott." '. � ' tWhitehall OS. '*".'TjievKing has been pieafe4 tp jrant to William Jfcllinghurft, of Mytchehall H&ufei-in the-paf^Ehpf Godalming, .and of'Poyle, hi^tjne panm'of Sealed .\bo$i in, the county of ^lirreyi l$fq. flneLhisWue,; iis. Royal -Licence: and Authority to aflume and ufe the furname, and' Jfee'arthe armsof Wood roffe only, in pursuance pf the laft Will of his patern&i Great Uncle, George-; WoodrofFe, late, of Poyle aforefaidj Efq. defeated ; p%VIded fuch amis be firft duly' exemplified according-to the Laws of Arms, aad recorded in the Heralds Oifice ; and alio to order, |hat this his Majefty's conceflion and declaration oe regiftered in his College of Arms. ,' Whitehall, "Oii. 2. The King has been pleafed to grant the dignity of a Marquis of Great Britain to the Right Honourable John James Hamilton, Earl of Abefcorn,J and the Heirs Male of n".s body_ lawfully begotten, by the name, IHley apd 'title of Marquis.of AbercOrti. \* Admiralty Office, Sept. 4. This day, in pur-, faance of theKing's pleafure, the Honourable Captain Stewart was promoted to' the Rank, of Aeaf-j^tniral of the Blue Squadron of his Majefty's JleeV. > Dublin Cajlle, Sept. 23. Yefterday being tfie, Anniverfary of their Majefties Coronation, .in the iiomingthe Flag was-hoifted on Bedford Tower,' at n'6on the great guns in his Majefty'j Park the ?h"cehix "were fired thrcie "rounds, and ahfwered by the regiment'^ in 'garrifon, which were drawn,up. in the Royal Square at the Barracks.In the evening^ a Play was, given by his Excellency the LorbVLteu^nant for the entertainment of tfte Ladies i* and. the night concluded with borrfires, il-Juminationsi and other demonstrations of joy; - * Sdcfikbslm^Sept. k'4". The King of Sweden has fixed bis refiience, for the remainder of the fea-fon, at Drottningholm, where the brilliant amufe-rhents of th"e plac'e h$v^^=eftti�ejd their .ufuajcourfs. Ilis. Swedish IVlajeity is . attend�d.,byja,nnnerou5 Court, and the whole Royal Family (except the cufce of Oft'rogbthia) is now ^flembled'there, arifii of St. Eride, otherwie St. Bridget, in die city of London, upholder ; to fuiTende'r 0&. 12, 14, -and Nov. 13,. at ten,; at Gu-ldlull, London. .Attorney, Mr". Chambers, Furnival's-inn. Certificates to he granted. John Vaughan, (partner with Benjamin Vaughan) of Upper Thames-ftreetj in the tity of London, fugar-refiner; on er before 0&. 23, ' , Thomas Sutton, now jox 'late of Liverpcoj, Lancafhirei joiner and hotife-builder; bn or before Odt�- zji CO U N T R Y - N E W S. Canterbury, O8.J\. Our market on Wednesday was quick, the planters being willing to comply with the prices, which were, bags 3I. 15s. to 4I. very fine 4I. 4s. pockets 4I. 15s. The buyers go on -very chearfully, and continue to give the fellers a very generous price. - S H I P:- N E-W S. 4 Deal, 0&. 1. Came down, and failed with the Southampton frigate and Scout floop, the .Nantes, Spcnce'r, tor Marvlahd. Remain in the Downs his M"ajefty*s fliipi.' Pomona and Ne-mefis, lJeptu$*e tender, a Dutch frigate, and floop of war. Wind E, Deal, 0�i. 2. Remam in the Downs the /hips as per laft. Wind E. Graveftnd, Otf. 1. PafTed by the Prifcilla, Reed, and A4=t:4,ofrice ! . venture, Dale, from Onega ; Lad.y Penrhyn, Brown, and ~ "j Sovereign) Eilbeck, from Jamaica ; William, H'adfey, from : Archangel j Black RaVen, Williams, from Friefhnd j H Endeavour, Maehell) from Middleburgh. and her motions will be as carefully watched. .They, doubtlefs, mean to reckon the number of men of war at this port, but they muft be cautious (how they proceed even upon this fervice." The name of the Spanilh frigate, whofe cotp-m*nder infulted Captain M'Donald, of the Tre-lawhey Planter, is the Roufillon, of 36 guns, Don Franclfco Vidal, Commander. There were; two regiller ftiips, and about ten fail of merchant veffels in her company. -"- .The Hon. Mr Pitt, fon of Lord Cametford, Mr. Gilmore, with twenty-four.feafnen belonging vto the Guardian, Mr. Fry, mafter, Mr. Purcell, carpenter, and Mr. Tinkler, midfhipniaa^ belonging to the Bounty man of w^r,- we are happy. to 1. afi ure the public, are arrived fafe in the Prince of Orange packet at Harwich, Mr. Ogilvfe's daughter, by thev Duchefs of Leinller, is fliortly to be married to Lord Chichef-ter, fon to the Earl of Donegal; ffre is between fiiteeo and fixteen years of age> and a very ac-' CQmplMhed yotlng Lady. The Marquis of Titchfield has given 100 gni^ neas to the General Hafpital'near Nottingham. Oor intelligent readers. n*ed. fcarcel/ be informed that, atprefent, the Spaniards are forbidden, by a mandate from the court, to fend any of their children into France for education. Thefe meafures lofe their.ehcl.^and do".not prevent the. circulation of free reniarks upon the 'procedures of the government -at Madrid. A print has been privately circulated' there which occafions much alarm, and equal enquiry ; but the offender has hitherto proved'fortunate enough to have efcaped detection. It reprefents a man feated at the foot of a tree, from one of the branches of which a loaf is hanging. Affliction and anger united are vifible in his countenance. He looks up at the bread, and from his mouth iflue -thefe words: Se no baxas, me leiiaMo \ cui dada a ti,: Carlos quarto. " Unle(s you drop lower, I muft rife ; and then, Charles the Fourth ! beware!" A paper, not lefs violent, has been parted dp at the corners of fome of the ftreets. The contents are : La Francia baparido; la E/faiia ejli de pnr-to. Cui dado a ti, Carlos quarto! " France has brought forth : Spain is in labour : Charles !� tike care 1" , The Lord-Ma~yor Elecl has appointed the R?v. Mr. Difturnell, who' was Chaplain in the Mayoralties of the Aldermen Clark, WrightT and Gill, to be his Lordfhip's Chaplain for the year en-fuing. . As a proof that the prefeht age is more in-' clined to pleafure, than either to tvar or religion, we are informed, that at a- late fale, while a whole length painting of St. Paul was fold for fix {hillings, and the famous Duke of Marlborough knocked down for* a crown, a notorious courtezan produced a guinea. The two firft were bought by the landlord of a low ale-houfe, and the laft by a Divine, for an ornament to his clofet. The following curious introdu&ory criuciftrj, affixed to fome ftanzas attributed to a young lady, is extracted from a morning paper : " Female Poetrv." " We wifti our Ferr.?l: Corrcfpondent, if me " afpjres to poetical dillinftion, would endeavour "-tc unite a little more of the warbling of the Thrufn, and the foaring elibatun" (whatever it is) of the Lark, with the folemnity of Mi-fap*'y.i'nJlruJli, wood was deftroyea, and the blaze from fo large a mafs of timber exhibited a Jremendous appearance a^ a confiderable. diftahce. It is generally believed I diat the fire was not accidental, as flames were I obferved in feveral different places foon after ft broke oot; and it is fiippoledto have bsen oc-dafioned by a part of the gang of incendiaries that has be�n lately difcovered. � DRURY-LANE THEATRE.: , ' To ba s old; TWO RENTERS .SHARES of the -THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY-LAiNEa ih*y entida th?? Floiderof each of. them to Two'Shillings every; Night a^y "phehtric-a 1 or- Muii cal Verfsrmance. takes* place, 'and produc2s ancuilly,near Twen,t^f ouijds, to^?ther-w,th aifcee Adpiiffion-to any Part 6f the Houfe before trje Curtain. ( . ^ For further Particulars apply at "the'OrHce of Meflle'ure Smith and Franco, Spl'citcrj, K-ing's-Arms-yard, Colemin-ftreet.' � '  ^ - '" "  - - [2397  ' : Old Jekv'ry, 20th of July; 1790. COMMITTEE of the SOCIEW for'rfFefting the ABOLITION of the SLAVE TRADE. AVlNG ftaf:d in our general Report the prcfrn* DeficitrKv of our Funds, we folic:t the Friends of.:thi�,ImT;aition to cn4>le u/to prafecute this great Caufs  to a Concluii.m, by a R :n: wal cf Subfcrjptions, which will be received" by Saiiu.-I Hoare, Jan. Efq. the T'reafurcr, No. 62, L->.�nbard-.^le_(3i>. Btyujsri and Co. No. 92,  Wardour-Street, Soho. ( ; . "N. BV jointutes, Mortgages, Annuities, Poff OhltSj Government Securities, an J Bills and Bonds ;of lone Dates,-ne^ go:iafed on good Terms, and with the utmoft Enfpitch, � Alfo Money advanced on all Kijids of Property. � [241$ To LETTER-PRESS PRINTERS; &c. To be SOLD, ' SEVERAL THOUSAND WEIGHT of PRINTING TYPES, of all Softs (fe^en Founts of which are new), 15 Frames, 50 Pair Chafcs> two Jinnofing: Stones, Stands and Drawers ; two Si nks: leaded, -atfdv Watting Troughs, two Lye-Trough?, a Book-Prefs, a ditto new, j- with irpn Screw,' a Quantity of Poleing, i3 Cafe and Boards Racks, 40 Letter-Boards, Dyche and DiKvotth's Spelliftg* I Booki, ftinding {the Cuts quite new),,.a tecge Quantity of *' Furniture, 700 Wood Cuts, various and ufeful; aneoldjand four new Prefles, with platsd Hofej by the firff Maker in London, two Hand ditto, &c. &c. ' The whole, or any Part,- may be had on reafoiiable.Terms, with or without an Office, the^beft Situation in L,ondpn, with, many Advantages thereto belonging. .. : Inquire at No. 23, Finch-Line, near'tKeRoyalrExchange. POST HORSE .DUTIES; to FA&M. Stamp-OfRce, Somirfet-PJape, ,S�pt. to, 1790. WE his Majefty's Commiffioners, for managing the Stamp Duties, duly authorifed by the Lord* Commifliohers'of his Majefty's Treafu'ry, purfuant to'Aft of Parliament, to Let to Farm the Duties granted by'." An-'Ad of the Twenty-fifth of his prcfent Majefty Qn Hprfes- Let to Hire for Travelling Pofti ijiid by Timc,",, do hereby give.No-tice, That We intend Co Let,- at our Office in .Somerfet Place, the l'aid.Ditt'es to Fa'rnV ort Saturday the 23d Day of Qftober next, between tfe""Ffourrs of "Eleven and'Twelvein trie Forenoon, -within the Two following Diftrift% .and to pot thfr-faroe up at the Sums placed oppotke to each", (being the grols Amount of the Duties collected therein for the Year ending on the iftof Auguft, 1787," for the refpecYive Terms under mentioned, to fuch Pcrfons as fhall be willing 80 contracl: -.for the fame. . � � ;   . AllPerfons prop^fing to bid for the faid Duties within thefe Two DiftriiSs, are, at leaft Three Days brevlojjs to 'the faid 2 3d of October, to fijnify their Kasner, Platfes of Abode,'and  1794. 3 Produce 7,710 J. BINDLEY. W.- BAfLLIE. R. TICKELL. J. BYNG. ;