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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - September 9, 1790, London, Middlesex . J.->*� ^Pricc Four Pence. From THURSDA Y, Sept. 9, A T U R D A Y,;/S*rt. ii, '1790. . 8884 F R I DAY, Sept. 10. Tejlerday aPriveJ the Mail-from France. Wa rsaw, Auc. 5. ^^^r^r^r^. HE commiffion of the ^p'-^^;^.), Royal Treafury gave in -( T I i-^Xy1 its accounts the frrft of thiis month, by which we fiad that the attual revenue of the Crown amounts to 29,400,000 florins,, 'and the expenses to 28,500,000 florins. Stockholm, Atiguft 6. Amongft the Ruffian fliips taken at Svvenldund, ^6 only can be rendered fir for fervice, the reft Jiave been burnt. Pkitna, Aug. 14. Oh the 25 th of July died, at ^refcourgi in the 88th year of his age, Baron tie Greven. Venice, Aug. 7. A difference has arifen between the Republic of Venice and the Holy See, relative to a dyke made by the inhabitants of ^errara, to (ecure them from the inundations of tthe Po, which may prove prejudicial to the territory of the Republick. This dyke the Senate, by i memorial of the 31ft of July, rerjuefted might &e deftroyed. But we make no doubt that this fcufinefs will be fettled amicably. 5 H I P - N E W S. .. Deal, Sept. %. Wind N. Came down and jailed the Flora, Finlay, for Philadelphia; Au-^uftus, M'udge, for Newfoundland ; and Dun-jmore, M'Bride^ ftjr New-Providence. Arrived Ins Majefty's fhip Vanguard, and remains in the Downs with the (hips as before. , Grave/end, Sept. 8. Pafled by the Friendship, Gray, from Rotterdam; Betfey; Bbyle; jt>ynx, Lumfden: Commerce* Wray; Batrfck', JCeddy ;. Friends Adventure, Denham; Alexander, Maughan; Benjamin and Elizabeth, Smith, Sal us, Knaggs, and Venus, Vickermanj from Peterfburgh; Ruby, Irvin, from Stockholm ; t�enoegen, Tiinis; from Amfterdam � .Lionels, -, from Stettin j and Friehdfliip, Cbttonj from rottehburgh.. Gotte . . L O N b O N. . Yefar&ay the King', Queen, and Princeffes arrived at St. James's before one o'clock. The drawing-room began at half pad two, and clofed at half paft four. The Sing gave audiences to the Earl of Ch&t-liirh, Mr. Grenville, and Lord Hawkefbury, till Sajfter five; when the Royal Family returned to JCewr to dinner. ts The p'reftntatlons we're the fame as at the King's Levee, with the addition of the Rev. Mr'. Keyfall, on his appointment to be' one of the King's Chaplains, by General Lafeelles, arid the )Authdr.of the Hiftory of Greece> who prelented his Book to the Queen. Yefterday Mr. Dornford; of Lincoln's-Tnn, prefented his Tranflation of Profeilbr Putter's Hiftprical rievelopemiBnt of the Germanic ConiH-hrtion to her Majefty, at the Drawing-room. . Our private letters from Paris, dated on Monday^ i&form us that ,il\e King would hot accept of the refignation of Monf. Neckafj who'went down to Si. Cloud on purpofe to.deliver up his authprUy..-tie was ftill at the palace on Sunday night, and he promifed his Majefty, that at any rate he would1 p^efept to the Natioual Aflembly a plan for the liquidation of the national debt* without forcing on the public almoft one hundred jmlHons jFerltng of circulating paper, which Ithe ftock-jobbia^ party of. the Affembly were  ahxioo* to have iSued. Whlhl the prefent creditors df the nation, of the clafs called Exigible:, can make a tender of the titles which they now hold, in payment of what purchafes they may make, fo abfiird and iniquitous a prbje$ could fpring only from thofe who wifhed lb make the public exigencies fources df private /peculation and. gain. 'There is a party in the Rational Affembly who Weald wilh thai all the bufinefs of the State fliouW be trariia&ed by Committees in each department, rathe/ than by' Minifters. "this, would be a means of eluding the decree.made in the brighter rnoaent of patriotifm, by which all Members ot the Aflembly are excluded from, the Adminiftra-t'ron. It a means of violating another I^ecree of the Aflembly, and would take fjrorii Adminiftratidn it* refpbnfibifity. , intelligence was received in Paris from Nanqy, tnat the Swifs regiments .that acled under M. Bouille loft ho tithe in. bringing their rebellious countrymen of the regiment de. Chateauxvieux t 4 Court Martial, and on Friday laft the 3d iaft&at nine of the moft mutinous were hanged. Severn! other? were condemned. M, de fa f^yette af&mbled the National Guird by deputation, at the Hotel de Ville on Saturday laft, and propofed to vote their thanks to their brethren of the National Guard of Metz and Toul; whjch proposition was objected to, on ppetence that they mu8 be made better acquainted with the. circamftance* of the affair before they deciied on �t; and the niotion was adjourned. The French have taken ^ wife precaution to prevent mnriny in their fleet. ' They have fent a Commiffion of Patriots, to Breft, to give af-ftuances to the feamcnth&t their wages fliall never be7Tuffered to go two months into arrear, and who are charged to keep a firict watch, and fee that the provifions may be properly fqpplied, both as to quality and quantity. It is in:ended to'apply to Parliament for power : to ereft a pier, to improve the bar, regulate the  pilotage^ make public fea-baths, docks, &c. at Swanfea, and to erect, a light-houfe at the mouth of the harbour. Sir Paul Joddrell has gained a cottpleaftri-umph over the Editor of the Afiatic Mirror.- After a trial of five days before the Supreme Court, the Judges paffed the following fentence : That the publication appeared to be a falfe, ' fcfcdakms, and malicious libel; and that after Confidering the defendant's circumftinces, apd all ' that had been urged both in mitigation and aggravation, they were unanimoufly- of opinion that judgment mould be given for the plaintiff, with damages to the amount of two thoufand ficca rupees. Wednefday laft arrived in Stoke's-bay, the fhip Lucy, Capt. Dyer, from the Southern whale fifhery, with 70 tons of whale oil, 3,400 lbs. of whale, and 3,400 feal flrins. This (hip, on the Z2d of February, fent two boats in company with the mips Elizabeth and Margaret boats from the Cape of Good Hope ta look for whales, and the boats the fame day met with the Guardian frigate, Lieut. Riou commander, in diftrefs, having loft her main-top mart.and mizen-maft, and all her pumps at work, having twelve feet water in her hold; the boats afiifted in towing the Guardian into Table-bay. The annual fair on Harlow Bum Common, in Effex, was held yefterday. The day proving remarkably fine, there was not only a numerous (hew of cattle and horfes, but a very brilljaftt difplay of all the equipages and families on Ep-ping-Foreft, and its environs. A confiderable . number of gentlemen of the county dined together, according to cuftom, at an ordinary, under a fpacious marquee, erected on the heath for that purpofe. The piice of cattle varied but little from thofe at Barnet: if any thing, however, ftock was rather lower. There were feveral llrings of fine frelh young horfes of all kinds, which were rapidly bought up by the dealers, at high prices. A very difagreeable accident happened laft Monday on the Cricket-ground at Brighton. Lord and Lady Deerhurft were together in a whifkey ; the horfe took fright, and his Lordlhip, who jumped out, was run over, but without receiviflg much injury.. Lady Deerhurft was fo alarmed at his Lordlhip's danger, that (he fainted, and was ; for fome time in a moft diftreflmg date of agita-tion. Her Lady (hip evinced an affectionate foli-citude, that did the higheft honour to her heart, and made every admirer of amiable fenfibility re-jdice at her recovery from fo alarming a Situation. Lord Deerhurft is only (lightly bruifeJ, by the wheel pafling over his body. Elizabeth Smith, a fi(hwoman of Hereford, was laft week delivered of her 18th child, in her 53d year. ^Saturday evening Mr. Satill, of Gloucefter-flnre,. was attacked near Hounflow by a fingle highwayman, who robbed him of his purfe, containing upwards of four guineas. Sunday Mr. Byrchall, of Union-ftreet, Bi-fhopfgate-ftreet, was flopped near Shooter's-hill by three footpads, who robbed him of a gold watch, and fome filver. Monday evening M* Dewdell, of Dublin, had his pocket picked of his watch, feals, &c. near the Haymarket. , Tuefday laft the Rev. Mr. Williams, of Woodford, Was flopped, in company with a gentleman and lady, near Woodford-hoHfe, by two highwaymen, who robbed him of his watch, and 10 guineas. A melancholy accident happened qn board the Scipio the other day at S pithead as (he was getting under weigh. In heaving a great ftfain to purchafe the anchor, the .rrieflenger broke, and thecapftern immediately flying round with amazing velocity, two men had their brains ddfhed out by the bars* and feveral others were feverely wounded. MARRIED.-Yefterday, by fpecial licence, atik. George's-church, by the Rev, the Dean of Norwich, the Hon- John Eliott; fecQnd fbn of Lord Eliotti to Mil's Y.qrke, ; daughter Of the* late Right Hon. Charles Yorke; and iifter ton, are delired to give in their Names to Mr. Shaw, at the Bull's Head aforefaid,. on or before Friday the ift of Oclober. Dinner on the Tabic at Three o'Clock. * 1 40HVNpTn^v' E% F�Xh0,eS' I Stewards. 2262] Rev. Mr. FOXLEY, \ LEEDS and LIVERPOOL CANAL and DOUGLAS NAVIG ATI. N. THE next General Aflembly of the Company of Proprietors of the Leeds and Liverpool and Douglas Navigation wll! be held at the Houfe of Mr. Dale, the FClng's-Arms Tavern, in Warer-ftreet, Liverpool, on Friday the i7i.hDayof September Inftjnt, by Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon ; wheii .ind where the Proprietors, by them-felves or Proxies, are requ^lted to at:end. 2240] JAMES HEBDIN, Clerk. Dr. MILL E R ' . RETURNS his gratefal Thanks to the nume- j rous Subfcribers who have honoured him with the'iT N*mes to his propofed Publication of PSALMS for the USE of PARISH CHURCHES, With fuiuble Words, and Muiic aJ iptcd for every Sunday throughout the Year : As alfofar the FESTIVALS and FASTS. And begs Leave to infirm them and the Public, that the 30th Day of this, September, is cHc laft Day the Names of Subfcribers can be received. The Subfcription will then be doled, and the Work publiihed at Hulf-a-Guiaea to Non-Subfcribers"$^ff Opuje-church, ftreet; and at the Rainbow CctFee mount his Harfe, pafling Stone and Band in prodigious Qjj�n-tities daily, rill he grew as well as ever he wis in his Lire : although it is now Two Years fincehe left off the Solvent, yet he continues "perfecl.y wellj and is do'ng Duty with the Regi-;ment, to the Surprife of every one vyho knew his Caie ; hia  Cure being ctrjiidered as one of the moft aftonifbing Inftanees of the Power 6F this Medicine. The Solvent is fold by the fpecial Appointment of Mr. Perry, Surgeon (the Dilcoverer), by Mr. BScon, at his Patent Medicinal Warehoufe, Not 150, Oxford-ftract (oppofite New Bond-  ftreet),l*ondon, in Bottles,-Price 5s. 5J; and Irs. 6d. with Di-rreftion* for Uft, legally ftamped. Where. may be had, � 4?erry on the Stone," Price 3s. bound. There are alfo Bottles at il. 2s. containing equal to five at 5S.-5&.-�thcfe are fold only at Mr. Bacon's as above. %* Every Bill of Directions is figr.ed by Mr. Perry, and ; every Stamp by M* Bucon, u a double Quari, to the afflict�d < againft Fraud j aid all ijjttl^ oocfo diftin^iiJjedare affurcdly , fpurious. ' [aaoj ;