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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 25, 1790, London, Middlesex (L O N. D O N. ) Price Hour Pence. From SATURDAY, Sept. 2$, to TUESDA Y, Sept. 23, 1790* 8891 MONDAY, Sept. 27. Trm tbi LONDON GAZETTE. St. James's, Sept. 15, /S^68^Sf�W^'* ED'NESDAY laft, being JjOVly lrc �nniverfary of their Majefties Coronation, the gttn� in *he Park and at the Tower were fired at one o'clock \ and in th� evening thero were illuminations, and other public demonftrations of KIVy' joy. Chamberlain's Ojice, Sept. ejf. Notice is hereby given, that thexe will be a Levee at St. James's on Wednefday next, the 29th inftant, and a Drawing-%om thei� on Thwfday the 7 th of October next, which will be Continued every 'btherThurfitey till fortKer otders. College of Arms, Saturday, Sept. 25. Such Peers as intend to walk in the proceQon at the funeral of his late Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland are requefted to fend their names to Garter Principal King of Arms before twelve o'clock on Toefday next. Dublin Cafllt, Sept. 16. Letters Patent have been paffed under the Great Sea1 of this kingdom, conflituting and appointing Edward Tighe, Charles Henry Coote, John Reilly and Richard ^evill, Efqr�. together with the Auditor of Im-breft Accounts ror the time being, to be his Ma-lefty's Gommiflioners of Extraordinary and Iin-prett Accounts.. . . St. Ptterfiurgh, Augnfl %\. Lieutenant-General IgelftrorAj who fignedm* peace on the part of this Court* and Lieutenant-General Armfelt, wh6 'did the fame on the part of the King of Sweden, iiave both received, from her Imperial Maj�ity, the Order of St. Andrew. ^Camatijiokl in tie Devon Militia, figned 'by the H Lprd Lieutenant. rJor&ern Reglmelntj ^Thomas Dyke Acland, Bart, to be ; Major. Dated Autfuft 13, 1790. George Huckley Buci, E/q; to be Captain, Dated Augu'ft *4, 1790. - .  , Jbhn DoBtte'i Efft to be Captain Lieut** *nt. Dated Atiguft 16, 1790. Southern Refanentk.-jfqhq Rogers, Eflj; to d� Lietttariant. Dated September it, William St�vens, ET(j; to bc-Eniign. Dated as abovei John William Spker, Efqj to be Lieutenant, Dated Sept. �c*> 179b1. Commijfions in the Uertfordjhire YdiliHa, fight d by the L$rd Lieutenant. Robert Thorn Wh Hayftarri, E% t� 'W Xaiiitenaa't. Dated , April aat 1700. . William Rofcert Phillimore-, Efq; tg be Lieitenint. tJi'ted as a&ove. XtctnmiJJioirs in the Sonierfet Militia, figned by the Ler// Lieutenant. Robert Curtis, Efq. to bs Lieutenant. Dated Ajfil 26, , I78f?. ; .... Charles William Taylor, E/q. to %e Lieutenant. Cated as , above. i. �  i>hn Jeff�r, Efq. to be Lieutenant. Dated as aWe, oimon Wellman Rfctliday, Efq, to be Liefctenant. Dated as above. Gcorg* Bragge Prowfc, $T '789. * . Philip. ,Siapl?i Efq. to be Lieutenant. Dated January 1, Sir Charles Warwick BampfyldeV Barf, to le Lieutenant. Dated February 16, ^79* John Satwiford, tfq. to fee Lieutenant. Dated March '24, ^oKn Ajexander Gi�ordt Efqi to oe Lieutenant. Dated May 1} 1796. . Jofeph Leefcn, Kq. to 'beT^eiltetHnt. ' Dated Ap^uft 4V ,. i?$o>- WiHiam Cofcs Medlieotti Gejtf, to fee Eiifiga. Dfcec May John Soiithcote Manftr^i t. To be LIEUTENANTS. Orange Sterling, from the half-pay of* Invalids. Willism Rawlina^ from the of 6jth Ibofe ianps Comerfbrd, from half-pay of ditto, rancis Ronayne Trembath, ficm half-pay ef iejd foot. Ponfonby Watts, from half-pay of 44th foot. Jnhii Halter, from an Enlgfiey of 23th foot. To it ENSIGNS. Richard H. Cradock, from half-pay of 83d foot. Johii J. Atkiufon} lro� half-pay 0/ 105th feet. John Stracie. -- Brady. M. W. Shexfton. -- Roberts, lames Smith. J To W ADJUTANT* John Straei*. RETURlfS OF CORN AND cRAIN. Fiemjept. 13 to Sep* 18, 1790. Average Trite per Quarter. Quartets. Price. 1* j. d. Birfcy - 333 9 3 Beans - 833 1100 15 3 Malt - , wittc-iserchant j to fuweader QQ. 5, 9, at eleven, and Nov. 6, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attornies, MelT. Smith and Grates, Furnival's-inn. William Bailey, of Farringdon, "^trks, met�ar and drtptr-, to furrendcr OH. is, 14, and Nov. at ten, at Guildhall, Londoh. Attorney, Mt. Parry, No. 6, BamardVinn. John Stonet, late of Molborn, in the parim of St. Giie� in the Fields, Middlcfex, grocer; to fdtrender Oe). 5, 9, at elefen,. Add Nov. 6, at ten, ,at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Wedd, Gerrard-ftreet, Soho-fquare, jofeph Mather, of Liverpool, Lancashire, plumber, gla-and builder j to fiwreprtrr O&. 25, �6, and JE^ov. 6, attieven, at the Olobe Tavern, in Joiin^Awet, LiverpooV Attornies, 'Meff. Bannifter, in Liverpool. JohaOxley, of_ Rotherhjthe, Surry, coach and coach-har-nefs-maker j to furrender Oft. 2, 19, at ten, and Nov. 6, at nine, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Sewer| Pa-raOlfe-row, Rotherhithe. dividends to be medt. John Batlpton, of Brick-lane, in the parifli of St. Matthew, Betlinal-green, Middlefex, tallow-chandler; Nov. 6, at nine, at Guildhall, London. Samuel Mould, of Birmingham, WarwicLlhire, button-maker ; Oft. 20, at four, at Mrs. Ann Hobfon's, in Wor-cefter-ftreet, Birmingham. Final Div. John Penn, of Stourbridge, Worccfterfhire, timhet\rner-chant; Oft. 22, at three) at the Crown Inn, in Stourbriiikjc. William Allen, of Manchefter, Lancafiiiie, banker an merchant; Nov. 2, at four, at the Bull's-head Inn, in Min-ehefter. William Broadliurft, of Harp-lane, Tower-ftreet, Lo'rtrlon, fugar-broker 5 Nov. 8, at five, at Guildhall, London. Final Dividend.  Edward Laruleg, of the town of Swanfea, Glamorganfhirc, ifnen^lraper j Oft. 18, at eleven, at the Swan, in the town of Swmfea. William Roberts, of Llanrwft, Dcnbighihjre, Ihopkeepcr; Oft. 20, at four, at the Golden-lion^ in the city of Chetter. Joh� Wilkes, of Ghencefter, Glnucefterihire, biker; Oft. ia, at eleven, at the Ram Inn, in CirencclVer. Final Div. Willhm Hopton, late of Chalfori, Gljucefterfhire, dopier ; Oft. 22, at eleven, at the Ram Inn, in Cirencefter. Final Dividend. George Porter, of the city of Briftol, haberd.ilher of fmall wares and mercer ; Oft. 25, at eleven, at the Bufh Tavern, in Corn-�ftreet, in the city of Briftol. John Percival, late of Northwieh, Chefhire, wosllen-dra-feri Oft. �8| at eleven, at the Crown Inn, iri ^Jortiiwkh. Dividend adjourned. James Goodfon, of Change-alley, Cornhilk. in the city of London, fadler; Nov. zjt at eleven, at Guildhall. (itrtijic .. b' sraittid- John Watkins, late of Tidnor Forge, in the parifli of Lug. Wild ine", Heretbrdfhiref ironmafter; on or before Oft. 15. Bankruptcies enlarged. John Quilter, of St. Ofytl�,.EiTeJt, grocer arid draper; to fUrrender Oft. 30, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Aan DarlteV of Hereford, linen-draper j to furrender Nov. 'ee> at ten, at Guildhall, London'; --��---. ' ' '- ' � 1 SHIP-MEWS; x Deal, Sift. 24. Sailed his Majefty's Sh^� Belffirophan, Royal Sovereign, Windfor-Caille, Robiifte, Lion, and Afia,' .the Froferpine 'and Mermaid frigates, for Portsmouth; John, Stfre, for Gibraltar; Triton, Urquhart, and APsrti Chrift-ca*?, forVmice ; Aan, Cockbush, for He. Michael's j Ccn-turicaj WiO^ht^for Cork i Prince WiUiamy Brand; and Com-meree, Walker, fvi Dublin ; fctreabtrfh, ELilay, forNantzj with, the outward-bound as before. Remain in the Downs the Pomona man of v/ar, Southampton frigate^ and a Dutch Eaft-Indiaman. Wind N. N. E. blows hard. Deal, Sept. 25. Came dow;i and failed the Sufannah, Hcnderfon, for 'St. Kitt's; Favourite, M'lvcrs-, for New Providence j Hudlbn, Scagar, .for Leghorn ; Sultana, Gil-lard, for Venice ; and Johanna Jacob, Drawlo, for Havre* de-Graee. Remain in the Downs the Ships as per laft. Wind W. N. W. Cravefcnd, Sef't. 24. Patted by the Lincrhall, Lewing-toif, Grcti Dublin; Ranger, Pettigrew ; Landovery, Curling ; Britannia, Lamb; and. Diana, Wade, from Jamaica ; Fruitful Vine, Stride, from Halifax ; Duke of York, Low-ptfon, from Rotterdam ; Adamant, Jamiefon^ fi-sm Peter/-burgh; Three Bt�thers, Gilby, from Bilbsa j and Ann Be Bro6f, Dickfey* ftam Dantrick. LONDON. XVednefday will be a Collar -day at St. James's )Sn account of its beihg the feaft �f St. Michael;  when the Kmghts of the feveral Orders who have l b*en ioflailed will ufe the decorations of the Collar and irifignia, inftead of the Ribband which is worn bix common oceafiorts. Captain M'Donald, of the Tielawhey Planter, was again examined on Saturday, before a Committee of the Privy Council, when feveral "per-fons td whom be is particularly well known at-tendied. A gentiemali* his paffenger, and his fervant alfo attend^ , After the cTcarefnatiojS Orders weje fent to col-left as iftatty of the ifeamen 6f the Trelawney Planter is can be fotrnd-, with direitions to the Captains of fiich men of war as may haVe any of them on board to fend therrt up to towft. Extra3 of a Letter.from Amjkrdam, Sept. 26. " Advice is received here-i that four flfrps of the fquadrori under Vice-Admirai King/bergen have put to fea again, but that their deftinatioa remain* a Jecret." The Emprefs of Ruffiaj. harrafred as fhe by war, pays a ftrift attention to any improvements either in the liberal or mechanic arts; the conftrHCler of a coeleflial globe, with all the Southern conftellations that were not iong fmce obferved at tke Cape of Good-Hope, hat been very liberally rewarded by her. Arts have been brought to the htgheft perfection where tr fpirit of emulation has appeared ; this fpirit th� Emprefs has very judicioufly and politically promoted. An eftafette arrived at Vienna on the rithinft. fufpen4ing all the marriage ceremonies till further orders, in confequence of one of the Neapolitan Prin�efl"es having been attacked with the ague. An alarming fire happened on the ifland of Cronltadt on the 5th current. A matt-warehoufe, adjoining to a large deal-yard, having by force accident taken fire, which burnt fo fuiionfly, that the whole, together with the greateft part of the deals on the ifland, were cemfumed. This lofs, it is fuppof*d, will chiefly fall, �pon the Brkifh As in the Gazette decent rejourning was ordered, every body was allowed to regu^te their appearance by their owrl ideas of decency. - Atcordingl.y the appearances of yeilerdsy were rather anorr.a, lous, and indeed, to be cooiidered as decent njournin^ fome\vhat ludicrous. There wer^few whofe drels did not exhibit a portion of black, but fometimes whimficaity contrafted with other co-te�r*r fo that it wasJiificult ifkibmte cafes to de- | termine wither the mourninj or tlie mixed drefs was predominant. Though m Europe the ordinary colour far mourning jb black, yet in China it is white; in Turkey ft is blue; in Egypt k is yellow; in Ethiopia brtwn. Each country has its reafons for each particular colour ; black denotes the privation of life, as beirfg.the privlation of light; white denotes purity ; bluf expreffes the felicity which, the deceafed is wished to enjoy'; yellow, that dgRth is the end of all human hopes, in regard to leaves that fill, and flowers that fade; J. and brown-denotes the earth in which the de-.Ceafed is depofited. The ancient Spartan and Roman ladies ufed to mourn in 'while. The following is the Infcripticn on the Dukb of Cumberland's Coffin. , Depojitum Illttftrifiimi Hbnrici FredeHici de Brunf-Iwick*Lunenburg, Ducis Cutnbria et Strathnnics, Comilis Dublin//*-, NcbiiiJJimi Ordinis Perifcelidis Equit}s, Filii ^uarfogeniti IlluJlriJJimi Frederici Prine\pii IFallite, def*n3i, et Fratris Auguftijfi-mi et Potentijimi Georgii Tertii, Dei Gratia Mag** Rvitfitinite, Francis, et Hibtrnia Regis,' Fidci Defer, pris. Ob/it, 18 die Septembrisy Anno Domini 1790. tAStatis futt 45.. Among the poffefTions of the lr-te Duke of Cumberland there was a very capital colls&ion of mufiCr, antl in this collection feme manufcript com-p'oft|ions of the higheft celebrity. The muiical instruments alfo belenging to his Royal Highnefs were" numerous.and valuable, having been pur-cha/ed under the-for, ?Jon of the firfl judges and at %great expence.' A geneiil roiflake has taken place in ftating the imihedT'ate'caofe of the- death if his lace Royal H!fchnef3 the Dwke of Cumberland. From the beft authority, we- can declare, that neither the tracbie not the &$aphagsis -vere in the leaf! ulcerate^/and the 'vifcera cr.tirely were in perfect fapity? the -paldtt only was fo affected, and the r&ht lobe of Ae lungs was a mrfs of putn/ctney. Jztit. FAbb* Vella.� very Krn^d Profeflbf oi ^be Qritf�c3* Lai^ua^eiin Skily, fc�s aittgneiced that he few, a. Girgenri, xtxdame of Cotton Paper, written irt the Weftern Moorim Character, that contains a tranflation into Arabic of feven* teen books cf that part of Livv's Hillory, which is wintia^, it goes from theoothto the 77th.- This lait. is ribt complete, and there are fome chafms in the otherr,, oceafionedby being in fome places worm-eate*. The 60th begins at the epoch,. when the Conful Aurelius fuhdued the rebels of Sardinia, after a very considerable flaughter, and went afterwards into Coriica to pttnifh thofe who had.bidden defiance to him. The 6ill book, opens with the foundation of Aix', io Provence, by the Pro-Conful L. Sextius, from whom that city took the name of Aqu God-dard; faid, that on-fxiday noon, about one o'clock, jle >vas driving bt9 miftrefs and three other ladies near Woodford Wells, when they were ftopt by tw6 highwayraen^ He could not identify the freitAfes, of eithec^ef the prifoncrs, *s he faid they bid him keep his head turned frorsr 3iem during-the whole time they were robbiag the ladies. He defcribed one of tbe robbers a* being on a bay horfe, and the other- on a bkek mare. The' horfes on which the prifoners were taken exactly correfponH with this defcription. Mr. Clark faid, that he was on Friday, aboft three miles on the London fide of Woodfori Wells ; when hearing the cry of Stop Thief, k� joined about eight or nine horfemen in purfuit of the robber*, and in Old-flreet came up with Spencer, whoitt he fecured. * The other priibner was taken by a Mr. Parfoni near Battle Bridge. On them were found loaded piflols, and withia Spencer's hat a piece of black filk was (ewed, which he occafronally let down and hid his face 5 the other had a filk handkerchief pinned withia his hat for the fame purpofe. They were committed for re-examination, vrhea the ladies robbed will attend. They are both very young men. Tyler, who has kSTgbeerr advdrtifed, wkh a reward for apprehending him, On ftr/picion of his hav--ing committed feveral forgeries, particularly onSic Benjamin Hammett, was on SaturdaymetbyCharles Jealous, one of the officers of the Bow-llreet police, in Long-acre. Tyler was ori horfeback ; when Jealous attempting to hty hold of the bridle, he fpurred his hcHr, and went ofFat full gallop. The. officer, who is lame, purfued him, crying " flop thief." He was at length knocked off his horfe in Lincoln's-Inn Fields, but efcaped by running cUnvn Holbom. The horfe was fecurtd. . The Coroner*?'jury at Margate have fat on the bddy of the late Mr. Stephens, and brought in their verdict Manslaughter. On Friday three perfons were convicted In the penalty of 20s. each f:r bullock hunting, before the fitting Alderman at Guildhall. On Friday night, or early on Saturday morning, the counting-houfe of Mr. Francis RurSe, brewer, of Weft-ftree't, St. Ann's, Soho, was-broke into and robbed of near 20I. in ca/h. MARRIED.] A few day* fmce,-the Reverend Harry Davis, of Bloxhafc, Cocfbrdfture, t0 Mifs Gafcoigne, "of the fame place.^-Tup/ciay, zt Stoke, in Sunbifc, Peter Godi'rey, Efq. of Woodford, EfTex, to Mifs Rowley, daughter of the late Vice-Admiral Sir. Joihua Rowley, Bart.-On Saturday, Mr. Piercy, printer, at Birmingham, to Mrs. Sanfon.--Lately, at Tralee, Ireland, Rowland Batcman, Efq; to Mifs Arabella Denny, fecond daughter of'Sir Barry Dejiny, Bart.- Thurfday, at Worcefter, rVTr. Lamb, to MLV-Johnfon, both of Worcefter.-On Wednefday, at St. Martin'i in the Fields, Mr. J. Cooper, jun. to MWs Harriet Oliver, daugherof Mr. Peter Oliver, of Leiceller. DIED. J Thurfday lad, fuddenly, Mrs. Ward, wife of Col. Ward, of Wcreham, in Norfolk.- Lately j at Banbury, near Newark, Mr. Robm Mafon, aged 90; whofe body, by his own de-fire; was borne to the grave by fix of his elJefl grandfons.:-Saturday morning, at her houfe in Edward-ftreet, Portman-fquare, in the 80th year of her age, Mrs. Baker, relict of Richard Baker, Efq. of Orfett-hall, in the county of Eflcx -Lait week, after a very long indifpofition, at Cowes, in the Ifle of Wight, Mr. Edward Sneyd, youngeit fon of Jeremy Sneyd, Efq. of Hertford-itreet. EAST-INDIA-HOUSE, , September 21, 1790. NOTICE is hereby given to all Militaiy Omcers in the Service of th� Eaft-India Company, who are in Europe on Lerwe of Abfence, that they ,ire required by the Court of Directors to make Application for Per-miliion to return to the feveral Eitab!imm-:nts i'i the Eaft-Iiidici to which they refpeftively bslong., by the Ships of tH� enfuing Seafon ; and that, in JFaHure thereof, they will be confidcred as having religntd the Corupjr.y'a' Service. By Order of the faid Court-, 23S4]_THOMAS MORTON, Secretary. W A N T E D. ' T*HREE THOUSAND GUINEAS ! at Michaelmas next upon good landed Security in tha County of Suffolk. Further Particulars, inquire of Mclfrs. Bromley and Bell, . Gt-iy's-Inn. [2381 WANTED, In a GRAMMAR-SCHOOL, AYOUNG MAiN of fober Character, who unde^inds the Latin Gnrnmar, and is c.vpjble of u.iching Writing and Accompts. ]-36a Ai>p!ytoMr. Law, Bookrcller, No. 13, Ave-Maria-Lane. St. THOMAS's HOSPITAL MR. CLINKvwill begin his COURSE or ANATOMICAL anJ'SrjRGICAL LECTURES on Friday next, the ill of Oftober, at One o'Clcck. 32385 HAMPSHIRE MUSIC MEETING, 1790 (Unavoidably poftponed on the lace- melancholy occafion), WILL be celebrated at Winchester on the 13th, 14th, and 15th of OSober ; it \vvi Time Mrs. BILLINGTON (being her laft Appearance in England this Year), and the oth^r Performers who were be-fcfrt engaged, have promifed their Aililtance. ?I'he Performance w;!l be the fame a� before iJverdfr '. Winchelter, &ept. {4., j;jO. [2373 ;