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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - October 21, 1790, London, Middlesex Price Four Pence. From THURSDAY, _---_-1- Oct. 2i,' to SATURDAY, Oct. 2.3, 1790. 89O3 FRIDAY, Oct. 22. Yeflerday arrived the Maik'Jtgm France. Vienna, Oct. 2. HE day before yeflerday a courier was difpatched from the Council of War to the Prince de Saxe Cobjottrg, with in&ruc-tions relative to the dif-pofitions to be taken by o�r troops, by virtue of the truce, without injuring the rights of the Ruifians, who have conquered Wall.tchia in concert with us. The Gazette of our Court informs us, that the ceffation of Jioililities previously agreed on betweea the Prince de Cobourg and the Grand Vizir has b:en formally confirmed by the Porte, at the in-Jiance of the latter, and converted into a truce, which was pubiifhed on the 16111 of September at t .e camp near Buchareft. It is fince faid that our t oops are to go. back to their quarters, and that part are on their return to Tranfy lvjania. The 'heal quarters at prefent are at Rutfchuk, from which pi ice two Turkifh Plenipotentiaries arrived on the 19'h of September at Buchareil. The regiments now at Gibraltar are under orders to go to the Weft-Indies. An order is made for adding ten men to each troop of horfe, light and heavy. We have two meilengers now at Madrid, Dreffen and Shaw ; the firlt of whom is expected in England before the 4th of November ; nor can we poffibly have any intimation, on the great queftion of peace and war, before that time. Yefterday intimation was given on the Parade at St. James's, that the King had iignified his royal pleafure that he would review the three battalions of guards ordered for foreign fervice,. on Wednefday morning next, in Hyde-Park, previous to their departure. SHIP NEWS. , DcjI, OH. 20. Sai.'ed the Pomona and Nemefis frigates "for Shecrn'cfs. Cam" down, and fiileJ, the Olive Branch, Angus, fir Charles-Town ; C'a, --, f">r New-York ; and FavDu.i:;", Connolly, for Cork. Remains his Majelty's rtf p Dicr.-ir.o-, Admiral King. ' Wind S. E. ty E. Gra-^fcnd, OH. 20. ParTed by the London Merchant, Bennet, from Dunkirk j Jaf-in, Maync, and Advice> Brode-Iick, from Peteriburgh ; rraocis and Hannah, Robinfon, from R;ga > Pegg?> Headley ; Maltha, Chapman 5 and .Jluntrr, Home, from Stockholm ; Dolphin, Woden, fnm Stettin , Rachel, Duff, from New-York; Edmund and , regularly received his dividends, and figned the receipt himfelf. A Clerk of the Chamberlain's office proved that he d d tne fnme there; and.Mr. Hill Hated that Mr. Pardoe was a member of the Court of AffiOants of the Haberdafhers Company, where he ufually attended twice a month, and fome times made fpeeches of half an hour long. Mr. Garrow, who was Counft;l for the defendant, animadverted fevercly on the City's conduit in this and fuch cafes. He called Dr. Reynolds to prove that the ftate of the defendant's health was fuch at that time, that it would have been extremely dangerous for hiia to have ierved the office1; and Mr. Pardoe's apohecary proved that Mr. Pardoe had been delirious with a fever, and Pruffii has certainly not played the *-game> | tt^nowledged the danger his life would_ have fcharv.ber) ; i.iniis of lieu, Bevo!... .,' and Cavan ; V licou Wei.rwci  ' . .V .pford> and Hinchinbrcke; Lords, Onflow, Sutlield, Malgrave, Eard'ey, and Dover (Golditick^ ; the Lord Prefldent of Scotland j the Lord Chancellor of Ireland ; Sirs, John Aubrey, George Ofborne, Robert Boyd, Hc'nry Calder, George Howard, William Fawcett, Cha-!oner Ogle, and Hugh Dalrymple ; Sheriffs Glynn and Mctcaniay; Mr. Addison, Mr. Ciaverb-g,. Mr. Keavifide, arid Mr. 'Henicker; Admirals, Evans, Braithwatle, Inglis and K. Stewart ; Generals, Ainflie, Morrifon, Garth, and Tra-'jpaud ; Coloneis, Stephens, Hamilton, Lee, Greenfield, Phipps, Manners, Stanhope, &c. Majors, Nugent, Brownrige, and Garth ; the French and Spaniih Ambaifadors ; Swedifh, Pruilian, Polifh, and Venetian Miniffers ; Danilh, Sicilian and Sardinian Envoys ; and the French and Dutch Secretaries, Baron Kutzleben, &c. Docheffcs, Dowager Ancafler, Leeds, Rutland, and Gordon ; Marchionefs of Abeicorn ; Coun-teiTes, Chatham, P/sverley, and Hare ourt (Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen) ; Ladies, Suf-�eld> Boyd, Dalrymple, Ofborne, C. Iknic, S. Hamilton, E. and C. Waldegrave} who waited cn the Princeffes ; Mrs. Trapaud, Mrs. Moor, and Mrs. Stanhope, &c. Couiitefs de WeJJel. At fcuro'clock the Drawing-room broke cp, and foon after their Majeities and the three PrincefTes fet off on their return tb Kew. Yeflerday the following Nobility were pre- : fented to the Queen at the Drawirg-rccm, viz. Marchionefs of Abercorn, for the firft. time- fince his Lordfhip's creation, by the Ducbefs Dowager  cf Ancafler ; the Earl and Countefs of Beverley, for the firft time fince his Lordfhip's creation, by the Duke of Roxburgh ancf the Du-ehefs of Ancafter ; Lord Prefldent of the Court of Sefiions of Scotland, by the Earl of Stair; Sheriffs Macaulay and GJvmi, for the fir ft time, by the Lord in Waiting; Mr. Clavering, for the fYrft time fince his arrival from abroad, by his fa-ther-in-l.v.v, the Duke of Argyle ; Mr. Heavi-fide, on being appointed Surgeon to the King, by Dr. Gifborne ; and Admirals Braithwaite, Inglb, and K. Stewart, on their promotions, by Adnii-lals Evans and Og!e, Sec. Yeflerday, previous to the commencement of the Drawing-room at St. James's, Lord Vifcount Wentworth W2s fuorn as one of the Lords of his Maje/ty's Bedchamber, in the room of the late Earl erf Oxford ; his Lordfhip afterwards attended the Drawing - room, when he had the honour of kifTing the King's and Queen's hands on his appointment. Yerterday, after the Drawing-room broke up, the Duke of Leeds and his Excellency the Spa-nifh Ambaffador had a private interview with the King at St. James's. When freedom was lefs underftood in France than it is at prelent,' two peafants were talking of the Englifh Conftitution ; liberty, faid one of them, is a very bad thing, for the Englifh often fhoct theaifclves, to^/ rid of it. which was at one time in his hand, with the ad-drefs which was to have been expected from the Baron de Hertfberg. He made peace between Leopold and the Porte-He agreed to alfift him in the recovery of Brabant-He fuffered him to crufh the rifing infurrcftion in Hungary-He permitted him to be quietly crowned Emperor-He fubmitted to his influence in fecuring the throne of 4 Poland to the Eledlor of Salony-He was tricked out of thp alliance of Sweden--He loft the proi-peft of gaining Dantzick and Thome-and now he is told if he perfifts in dictating imperiomly to Ruffia, he is to be oppofed by the power that he ) faved from ruin. Extraft of a Lett-r from Portfinoutb, Oft. 20. " Arrived the Naifau, of 64 guns, Capt. Sutherland, from Plymouth. " This day the Conflagration firefhip was directed to be fitted for commiflion, as an additional hofpkal-lhip, and the forty-four to be furnifhed with a fiat-bottomed boat each. " This morning the Gladiator, of 4.4. guns, was corrimilfioned for a convalefccnt fhip. " Orders are received 'or getiing ready immediately (without painting) all the 44. gun ihips, to be armed en futc. " The Flirt floop of war is come into harbour to be paid off. " Thii morning embarked for Ireland, on the recruiting fervice, a Captain and three Lieutenants, with Serjeants, Corporals, &c. of the Mail,;,." - f a Letter from Plymouth, OEl. 19. " Sailed the following ihips of war, viz. Cul-loden 74, Orion 74, Caftor 37., Syren 32, Dh|ih!,e 20, Ferret 12; the line of battle fhips for c-pirh.-ad, and the others on a cruize in the Channel." A Court of Common-Council was held yeflerday at Guildhall, prefent the Lord-Mayor, Recorder, 11 Aldermen, Sheriffs, and a number of Commoners. The motion for removing the cenfure pafT&don a member far puU!tilling a letter reflecting on the Ch.':mi�. rl.i'.n for not bringing his accounts before the Cyj/t, and animadverting cn a motion for that purpofe made by him, being negatived, en-gro'led the ptiucipal part of the attention of the Court. Mr. C-iiffiihs, the mover of the qucftion, entered into a defence of the member, and was followed by Mr. Dornford. Several gentle.nen obferved, that taking off the cenfure would be placing it on the Court; and as the diftance from the palling of the cenfure to the prefent time was fuch that many who were then members of the Court were not lb at prefer.t, it would no: be juiiiriable. Some were, for the motion being withdrawn, and others for the previous quellion, which latter being adopted, the j queftion for refcinding was loft. - A petition from the Ccmmon-Cryer, praying leave to act by Deputy, on account of his age, was read and unanimoufly agreed to ; the perfon to be approved by the Lord-Mayor. A letter from the Marine Society was read, : and, after a few words from Mr. Alderman Wat-fon, a vote for 500I. palled unanimoufly. A number of petitions and reports for renewal of leafes were read and ordered. Mr. Dornford and Mr. Dixon feverally gave notice of motions intended to be brought forward at the next Court. On the motion of Mr. Deputy Leekey, Mr. John Holmes was appointed to adt as fecond clerk to the Court of Requells till the vacancy was filled, the Deputy making many pertinent remarks why the Cc-urt ought not to fill the vacancy till a report fhould come from the General Turpofe Committee, who were at this time enquiring into the conduct of fome of the officers. The act for raifmg money for the fupport of the nightly watch was read, and paffed. Thurfday came on to be tried in the Sheriffs' Court, Guildhall, a cnufe of importance to opulent Citizens, wherein John Wilkes, Efq; as Chamberlain (in behalf of the City of London), was plaintiff, and John Pardoe, Efq; defendant. The action was brought to recover the .fum of 6ocl. being the penalty which is ordained by a bye-law. of the Court of Common Council to be paid for declining to ferve the office of Sheriff of London, to which office the defendant had been in the year 1783 elected, but refufed to ferve, on the ground of hisT>eing incapacitated. Mr. Sylvciler, the Counfel for the City, opened the caufe, by ftating the ability of Mr. Pardoe to ferve this office ; to prove which he called a Clerk at the India-hcufe, who fwore that Mr. Pardoe been in, had he ferved the office, and been in the j ciuj-cw6%^Gent!eman, deccafed, are re-qusftcd to pay.tkeir refpefisVis Debts, either to Mrs. Moore, Mr. Henry Ward, of Ci^le-Bromwich, or to Mr. Owen, Attorney, of Ather/fon^. And all Perfons .who have any Demands on the Efb.te of t':e fa'd Mr. Moore, are dufired to fend an-Account thereof to'Mrs. ?�loore, Mr. Hciry Ward, or Mr. Owen, in ordor t.) thor being Jifchargfd. [2436 GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE. To ba SOLD, AComplcat BREWERY and DISTILLERY, with aNumbcr of well-filu-tted Public-Houfcs attached, where n very advv.nt.igeous Trade has been carried on tOT many Years.  . " Aiiy reafonable Part of the Purch.ifc-Moijcy may reaiain. If m>re agreeable, the Brewery and Diftihery may be pur-- fituatiun Mr. Garrow defcribed. Mr. Pardoe wan allowed to be 79 years of age, and almoft childifh. Mr. Long, one of the Judges of the Sheriffs' Courts fiimmed up the evidence, which he britliy repeated, and told the Jury the only queftion for their decifion was, whether Mr. Pardoe was, at the time he was chofen, a fit and able perfon to ferve the office of Sheriff of London and Middlefex. The Jury, who were fpecial, and all Non Freemen, were perions of jgreat refpectability in the City, among whom we noticed Mr. Raikes, a^nd feveral others of equal, repute, after a few minutes converfation gave a verdicj for the defendant. Mr. Serjeant Adair, 'long fince, advifed the City to drop all proceeding againft Mr. Pardee, prudently fearing the event of a trial. A treaty of marriage is faid to be on the tapis between Capt, Parker of the Guards, and the ami.-ble Mifs Dafhwood, who is po(Te{fed of a fortune of 6o,oool. Captain Parker is among thefc ordered for foreign fervice, but has obtained his Majeily's pcrrnifiion to fell out. The reprefcntaiian of Animal Magnetifm, at Covent-Garden, produced effects more tragic than comic. A gentleman went into fits, and four ladies in confequence fainted. The alarm \ of fire was fpread, and to complete the diilrefs of I the fcene, the performer all the while was obliged j to lye dead cn the flage, notwhhllanding the magnetical influence which fuch a difturbance operating on his ears might be fuppoied to have had in reltoring to him the ule of his limbs and* eyes. Of Edwin, all hopes are given over-his conftitution is entirely broken-and with it n"n fpirits are in the loweft ftate cf depreffion. The town owes fomething to him, many a harmlefs laugh, and. many a broad grin.-Whether the writing for the ftage has profited, is another queftion. A pe.'fun who unites the bufinefs of an eating-houfe w;th t >a'. of procuring recruits for the Eaft-India Compa-iy, after praifing the qualities of his beef and mutton, Sec. in a printed addrefs to the public, adds, by way of note to the rea-fonablenefs of his terms, " that perfons who have no money may be put into a proper train of eating and drinking, provided they have a good appetite, a fpirit above flavery, and are five feet four inches lugh." We hear fo determined are the Stage Coachmen to defeat Mr. Garr.on's Bill for leifening the number of outfide palfeagers, that they have, upon fome roads, placed the body of another coach behind, and called it a Back-Gammon. It is an odd afibciation of na i:d Connexion in the TAILORING,- -MILLINERY, and MAN'I UA-MAKING . Branch^;, and would be Isighly adv.'.ntageoui in that Line. As the sn'ty Rcafoa.fjr its being to Lett is, the Proprietor � bang-in jn advanced Ag>', having b.*en r.'ildent ift that Shop ujw.uds � i Tifoy Yc-?r3, the Stock will coin-? very eai'y. � Furtii:r Part'-cularSj and the -fullcft Information can be g.'vjn, by Application r^ Mr. Lar.e, at the Library, Leadcn-hali-ltreet, London. " [2S3^ CORNWALL. To be SOLD, ELEVEN DOLES, the.whole in Twenty-on Doles, to be divided in that very valuable COPPBR. MINE, c.dl:d  CAMEO P.N VEAN ; in the Parifh of Cambom. The Mine is now in a due Courfe cf Working, and puts on the moil promifin-g Appearances; is adjoining to Wheal, Gons, and Str^y Park?, wnich are very rich in Copper, aad is thought, by ail Judges, from the Situation, and from many other .1 ;vantijjcous Ctrcumftances, which will be pointed out to the Purchafer, likely to make one of the beft Mines in the Country. For which Purpofe a Survey will be hf Id at the King's-Arms Inn, Redruth, on Wednefday th; 17th Day of November, 1790, at dire* o'Cldck prccileiy. * Appiy, fur a View, to the Captains on die Mint ; and for furthUrParticulars to Mj. W. Paf.aore, Helfton. October I, 179.1. - [J.433 ' To V,c :^V.r- by AUCTION, By Meffrs. TA 1TERSALL, On MONDAY r.eit, THE Allowing wed-bred, capital, feafoned HUNTERS and ROADSTERS, the Property of a G:'ntlemun ; and are well known in Mr. Ward's Hunt. 1. GRASSHOPPER, a Brown Ceding, four Years old, got by ts.-.bob, cut of a thoroujh-bred Malk Mare. 2. SALISBURY, a Bay G 'Ming, aged, got by Phoebus, out of a thorough-bred Squirrel Mare. 3. ROBIN HOOD, a brown Gelding, aged, got by Herod. 4. LITTLE JOHN, a Bay ditto, ag^d, got by Tan-trusi. 5. CARRIER.* a. ^iciHu^tcr and Roadfter. 6. MACK.BEATB, a good Hackney, late the Property of Wentworth, the Hsghwa-vman. 7. A Brown GELDING, feven Years old, got by T�le-machus, his dam by Prince T. Quafl'a, Grandam by Old Cade. [^51U AT-.i REVOLUTION SOCIETY. London T'.vrrn, Odi. 18, 1790. a MEETING cf the COMMITTEE STEWARDS of this SOCIETY, Rcfal ved, I. That the glorious Revolution of i633, by which tb; civil and rduious Liberties or the People of this Country were eit-tbiiflied and confirmed, was a m^lr important and intereft-hig Event, and ought tr b; cclebiV-tcd with Zeal and Spirit by ev:-rv Fiicr.d to the'-Britiih Conftitution, and to public Frcc- d. II. That the Fri?nds of Fnedom b? invited to dine at the London Tavern on the 4th of November n:xt, when a Report wiil be made of the Proceedings of the Committee, &c. S T E WA R D S, 'James W.itfon, Efq. M. P. Thomas Cooper, Efq. Samuel S'wre, EKj. Edmund Calamy, Elq. � Michael Dodfon, Efq. John Horne Took?, Efq. William Midjletop, Efq. , John Philips, Efq. jof"ph Benwelt, Efq. 'William Couldery, Efq. John Hurfard Srnnc, Efq. Francis Kemblc, Efq. Dinner o.a the Table at Four o'Clock precifcly. , Tickets 7s. 6d. N.) Servants but thjpffef the Stewards can be admitKd.. Tickets to be liatfof the Stewards ; ofMr. Favel!, No. 247, Tooley-ftr^et, Southwark ; of Mr. C. Harris, No. 17, Oid Jewry'; .of Mr. B. Cooper, (the Secretary), No. 15, Cle-mcnt'a-lane. City ; and at the London Tavern. [253� WINTER CLOAKS, MUFFS, �and FUR TRIMMINGS. MeiTrs. SMITH, and Co.. at-the Three Pigeons and Sceptre, .No. 173, Ficet-'Strect, I_TAVE received the Winter Fafliions, and i h".ve theref�re made up an AflbrtmcnC of black Mode Ciaaks tiimm'd, from 14s. to 51. 5s. each; alfo \Vhitc and coloured Satt'.n Cloaks, rcady.trimm'd Aith Fur or Lace, from 2I. 2.s.-*to 10!, � 10s. each. Some Fox MufTs, beautifully markr-d, from 10s. 6d. to 5I. 55. each ; every other-Sort of white and coloured Muffs, from Js. to 5I. 5s. each; Fur, Tippets, fwm as. 6d. upwards; Bofom Piece?, from rSJ. upwards. Rich black Mode for Cloak?, not to be rtn-Jv-i i.i l'own"for cjlour and woar, .and will be fjld 10 per Cent. 1- ,v: x than laft Year : thofe who buy their Mode will have a faiVen -nble Pattern, cr their Cloaks "cur. grati-3. A larg; Aflbrt-ment of Muflins for Mouriing ; f.;m2 7-4ths wide tor Aprons, remarkably good and che.ip. Ev?ry IC'md of f'ltt-d, ftriped, and check'd ; alfo forrie bevitiful Morarian-wjrk'id Muflins, for Aprons, Gowns, &c. They particularly recommend their Irifi Cloths, Cambrit;, DjrnaJk and piap?r Tab's Linens, Sheetings of every K.ind, and Furniture Dimities. Some three-yard-wid-^ fupcrfiae Ho'lmd Sheeting of a moit excellent Fabric. Suits of Lice from 10!. ics.ta Onc;Ha!:dred Guineas each. A Quantity of Norwich, a-ii oth^:r Shawls, 'equal in Beauty and Wear to tru-.f" irc;)0rtcd the Ea:t-Indies. A conft-vn: AiT^rtment t f Millcncry ready mad;. Ladies who h.^.-r Orders from Abroad, or the Country, will receive everv Allowance, and on many t^rtieics th-Jre will ba aJSaving of from ro to 20 per Cent, R.-mark, th-: Number of ffuur Hotife h (173), as there are tVv?i�l -J di� SiSie in the Neighbourhood, " [*