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The Edinburgh Evening Courant

16/10/1789

Printer / Publisher: David Ramsay 
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Date of Article: 16/10/1789
Printer / Publisher: David Ramsay 
Address: Old Fish Market Close, Edinburgh
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The Edinburgh N° 11,141.] THURSDAY, THEATRE ROYAL. ( NEVER PERFORMED here.) On SATURDAY Evening will be presented the celebrated COMIC ROMANCE of THE HIGHLAND REEL. As represented Forty Nights last season, with the greatest ap- plause, at the Theatre- Royal, Covent- Garden. With New Dresses and Decorations. Shelty — Mr WILSON, Laird of Col — Mr ARCHER, Laird of Raasey — Mr SPARKS, Donald — Mr LOWE, ( His Second Appearance in this Kingdom) Charley — Mr BLAND, jun. Serjeant Jack — Mr HALLION, Captain Dash — Mr WoodRoffE, Croudy — Mr CHARTERIS, Apie — Mr J. BLAND, Benin — Mr CHARTERIS, jun. And M'Gilpin — Mr BELL; Jenny — —— MrS TAyLOR, And Moggy Miss FONtENELLE from tbe Theatre- Royal, Covent- Garden, Who performed that Character there during the whole Run of the Piece last Season. After the Play will be performed A FARCE, As will be expressed in the future Bills. Tickets and Places for the Boxes to be had of MR Gibb, at the Office of the Theatre. SALE OF JEWELLERY, HARDWARE, & c. AT VERY REDUCED PRICES. tHE Stock of Goods belonging to Messrs. PETER FORRESTER AND CO. ( as advertised former- y), and now purchased by PETER FORRESTER, Continue selling off at his shop oppofite the CROss, Edinburgh, and consist chiefly of the following Articles— Gold, silver, gilt, tortoise shell, and shagrcen watches, of all sorts. Set shoe, knee, & stock buckles. Silver, pinchbeck, plated, and mourning ditto. Gold bracelets, rings, & lockit- pins. Silver and plated spoons, tea- kitchens, tea- pots, sugar & cream basons, bread baskets, castor- frames, salts, porter- cups, ale- tankards, candle- sticks, fish- knives, sauce- boats, wine- funnels,& c.& c. London- made brown tea- kit- chens and coffee- urns. Japann'd tea- trays. bread- baskets and waiters. Knives and forks of all " kinds. Mahogany and shagreen cases for knives, forks, & spoons. Ladies & Gentlemens pocket and memorandum books, all kinds. Variety of fine prints, in gilt burnished frames. Guns, patent spring bayo- nets, pocket and holster pi- stols. Ladies and Gentlemens dres- sing boxes. Plated, black ebony, and ja- pann'd inkstands. with Backgammon- tables, playing cards, and dice. Great Variety of UMBREL- LAS, from 119. to 31s. 6d. In Addition to tbe Old Stock, P. FORRESTER has received a Fresh Assortment of all the above articles; and as he means ( during the sale of the old stock) to sell them on the usual low terms, the Public will find this a favourable opportunity of supplying themselves. just come te hand, an elegant EPERGNE, and a variety of fine Watch Chains. NEW- INVENTED PATENT SHOT, And every other Article for the Shooting Season. As P. FORRESTER is appointed to discharge and settle the debts of the Company, it is requested that all those indebt- ed will immediately order payment of their accounts, as all those remaining unsettled a few days longer will be given in- to the hands of a Man of Business, in order to effect payment. *„ * The highest prices are given for Old Gold, Silver, and Lace, as usual. Commissions punctually attended to. EDUCATION. MISS BAINE finds herself under the disa- greeable necessity of making this public declaration of having no intention of giving up business, as she already finds her Friends have been solicited under that idea in favour of others. She must be ever impressed with the most heart- felt gratitude for the kind protection she has been honoured with in Scotland, and still flatters herself with the patronage of her friends and the public. GEORGE STREET, OCT. 12. 1789. DUNDEE. PRIVATE TEACHER. MR W. WyliE proposes to Teach, privately, English, | AND At 5s. per English Grammar, | Writing, | Quarter. Mr WYLIE has, for several years, been in the practice of teaching latin, French, Arithmetic, Book- keeping, Geogra- phy, and Mathematics, both elementary and practical, includ- ing Navigation, Land- surveying, & c.— but intends to teach at Dundee ENGLISH and WRITING only, that he may do the more ample justice to the scholars entrusted to his care; and as his views are confined solely to the teaching line, he hopes on that account that parents will the more readily en- trust their children to his care, as his attention will be wholly directed to their improvement, and, upon receiving proper en- couragement, means to settle for life in the place. Having studied under the first teachers in Edinburgh for the branches he undertakes to teach, he is ready to produce sufficient re- commendations from them, if required. His school is one of the' most commodious and best aired in the place, being that where Mr Tiesdale formerly taught. For further particulars the public will please to apply to Messrs Bell and Balfour merchants, Dundee. f § f Mr Wylie begins teaching on Wednesday the 21st of October current. LOST OR STOLEN, FROM THE PeNTCAiTLAND CARRIER , Upon the Evening of Saturday last, betwixt Tranent and Pentcaitland, APARCEL of CLOTH, containing the fol- lowing Articles— viz. I White tweel'd Bed Cover, marked— M B 3 Pairs Sheets, M B a Pairs Do. — AG 3 Pairs Pillow Slips M B 3 Pairs Do. — AG I Pair Do. a Bolster Slips — MB I Do. — 5 Table Cloths M B 4 Do. — AG 1 Do. — E E 11 Towels — MB 1 Do. — AG 6 Night Caps D B 2 White corded Petticoats I Do. plain I Half Sheet, not marked Any person who can give information of the above articles to Robert Boyd, officer of Excise, Fisherrow— Robert simp- son, the Pentcaitland carrier— or to Mr John Glen at Tra- nent, will be HANDSOMELY REWARDED. N. B. It is earnestly intreated, that if any of the above ar- ticles are offered to sale, they may be stopt, aud information sent to any of the above persons. DURING THE RACE WEek To be SOLD at SMITH'S Stables, AFour Years old CHESNUT GELDING, got by Hercules, master of any weight. A Chesnut Two Years old FILLY. A Brown Two Years old GELDING— both by Hercules A Pair of Brown COACH HORSES., HABERDASHERY, AND LINENDRAPERY. ARCHd. GILCHRIST and Co. Haberdashers and Linen Drapers, CORNER SHOP above the TRON CHURCH, High Street, with great respect acquaint the Pub- lic, That A. G. is just returned from London, Manchester, and Glasgow, with an Assortment much more extensive than u- sual of every kind of HABERDASHERY for WINTER WEAR, in the choice and quality of which he has paid every attention possible— PARTICULARLY, PRINTED CALICOES, Bed Furnitures, COUNTERPANES AND BED QUILTS, India and British Muslins, BLACK MODES AND LAcE'S, FANCY MUFFS, & c. cc. N. D. Black Silks, Bombazeens, Norwich and Italian Crapes, for the supply of FAMILY MOURNINGS, of the best qua- lity. HABERDASHERY. ARCH. and JOHN MAcKINlAY, Corner of SOUTH BRIDGE, beg leave most respectfully to in form their Friends and the Public, That one of the Partners is just returned from LONDON, with a Large and Fashionable Assortment of HABERDASHERY & MILLINERY Goods, IN PARtICUlAR OF Printed I Muslins, I Muslinets, I AND Calicoes, | Dimities, | Black Modes, | Laces. The assortment is considerable; and the Public may de- pend 011 their being sold reasonable. They still continue to sell Mess. BIGGAR and CO.' s LI- NENS, at the reduced prices. R. PLENDERLEATH, LINEN DRAPER— NORTH BRIDGE, » Begs leave to acquaint his Customers and the Public, ThAT he has received from the Bleaching a large Supply of Plain and Figur'd LINENS, consisting of SCOTS HOLLANDS AND SHEETINGS, OF ALL KINDS, Damask and Diaper TABLE LINEN, either in single cloths or complete suits — and in particular a great choice of DIAPER. CLOTHS of all dimensions— Towellings, Rubbers, and Dust- ers— with various sorts of Coarse Cloth. Irish Linens, from iod. to 76. per yard. French and Scots Cambrics Long Lawns ALSO, Muslin Cravats— Dimitties Counterpanes— Tykings Russia Sheetings and Diapers, &. C.& C.& C. R. PLENDERLEATH presumes, that the QUALITIES and PRICES of his Present Assortment will continue to me- rit approbation, as particular attention is paid to have the goods of his own manufacture made from the richest quality of yarn, and of the best fabrics— and the IRISH LINENS and other articles are all purchased at the first markets. Proper allowance given to Dealers. IRISH STATE LOTTERY, ( ANNO 1789) Begins drawing 12th November, HAVINg THE FOLLOWING CAPITAL PRIZES — THE TICKETS & SHARES, in Halves, Quar- ters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, ARe SOLD AND REGISTERED BY LESLIE AND SCOTT, INSURANCE BROKERS, ROYAL EXCHANGE, EDINBURGH, Licensed by Government, Where all business relating to the lottery is transacted. Tickets and Shares registered at 6d. per number, and the ear- liest intelligence sent to Adventurers of their success. The prizes are payable ( Irish currency) in June 1790, with- out deduction, and the current value will be advanced at this Office as soon as drawn. Agreeable to act of Parliament, the shares are stamped, and the original tickets ( which are lodged in the Stamp Office) cannot be taken out till three days after the drawing of the lottery is completed; but as the payment of prizes is frequent- ly not called for till a considerable time after the drawing is over, and that the Public may have absolute security for the Shares issued by LESLIE AND SCOTT, they have deposited with the ROYAL BANK of SCOTLAND the Government Receipts for the Original Tickets; and the Royal Bank, by its receipt to them, which any person may see, is to retain the value of the prizes sold in shares for One Month after they are p. « . ble, during which period the adventurers will please call for payment.— Commissions from the country, with bills at sight or a short date, punctually attended to. Letters post paid duly answered.—— Schemes gratis. INSURANCES ON SHIPPING, MERCHANDISE, AND LIVES, Done at this Office as usual. NEW CARRON AND IRONMONGERY . WAREHOUSE. WILLIAM BRAIDWOOD most respectfully ' * gives notice, That he has opened a large and elegant Warehouse, No. 6, HUNTER'S SQUARE, SOUTH BRIDGE STREET, at the sign of the GILDED VASE, where the Public will be supplied with every article in the Carron and Iron- mongery branches of business, as specified in a hand bill to be had at the Warehouse. His Friends and Customers will be pleased to accept of his thanks for all former obligations, and permit him to solicit the continuance of their favour, which he will uniformly seek to obtain, by selling the best articles at moderate prices, and keeping a very complete assortment of Goods both in point of elegance and variety. Y A few of the articles are as follow— Carron grates, or Bath and pantheon stoves, a very great variety of patterns & sizes, ready made Register stoves Pedestal stoves, For large Column stoves, rooms, stair Canada stoves, j cases, & c. Gothic stoves, new pattern Obelisk- stoves Stoves in the form of a beau- tiful vase Laundry- stoves Shop stoves of various kinds Square heater stoves Perpetual ovens, square & cy- lindrical, of all sizes Boiling tables Round and square stewing stoves Waterboilers, with brass cocks Patent light annealed pots, goblets, tea kettles, stewing pans, and fish kettles Common pots and kettles Smoothing irons, box irons,& c. Orders received for all sorts of goods manufactured at Carron. Elegant japanned patent regi- ster stoves, highly ornament ed with inlaid jewellery, in foil stones of variegated co- lours Cast steel register stoves, high- ly polished Steel grates Fine English die cut polished steel fenders, ornamented & plain Common fenders Tongs, pokers, and shovels, from the finest case harden- ed to the most common Kitchen grates and fire irons Jacks of various kinds Frying pans & stake tongs Coal- backets and fire- pans Table knives & forks, a great variety of patterns and qua- lities All sorts of locks for room doors, outer doors, closets, chests, presses, & c. Boxwood rules, saws, and all sorts of tools and other ar- ticles necessary for joiners and cabinet- makers *„* The best hands employed for taking dimensions of chimnies, fitting grates and stoves, and building ovens, boil- ing tables, & c. which will be furnished 0n the shortest notice. AN APPRENTICE WANTED. OCTOBER HATS. THOMaS TIBBeTS, Hatter, at the head of the Royal Bank Close, Edinburgh, takes this opportu- nity of informing the Ladies, that there is arrived at his shop by the last coach from London, THE NEW PYRAMIDICAL LADIES HATS, OF VARIEGATED COLOURS, So much wore by Ladies of the first distinction in London. Ladies, Gentlemen's, and Children's Hats. manufactured and sold at the above shop, at the lowest prices, as formerly. [ PRICE H- A JOSIAH MAXTON, SADDLER, NORTH BRIDGE STREEt, Takes the liberty of informing the Public, tHAT he has Removed from the Cross to a Ware- room in NORTH BRIDGE- STREET, near- ly opposite the General Post Office, where he has laid in a Neat and fashionable Assortment of every article ill the SADDLERY BRANCH. He returns his most grateful acknowledgments for past fa- vours, and hopes for a continuance of them, which he shall always study to merit. IRISH STATE LOTTERY, ANNO 1789, Begins drawing November 12. ThE ORIGINAL TicKETs are sold, and, by appointment of Government, divided into Halves, I Eighths— and Quarters, | Sixteenth Shares, BY JOHN WHITE AND COMPANY, At their Licensed State Lottery Office, opposite to the Tron Church, EDINBURGH, AND NO WHERE ELSE ON THEIR ACCOUNT. *„* Correct numerical and register books are kept— Tic- kets and Shares registered at 6d. each number— and all busi- ness respecting the Lottery transacted with that punctuality which has distinguished this Office for Twenty- one lotteries past, during which Prize, to a Very Large Amount have been sold— and, in the last and four preceding Lotteries, the under CA- PITALS in SHARES, viz. One of L. 5000 I Five of L. rooo Two of 2000 I And Si*. of joo SCHEME. § No. of Prizes.— Value each. Total Value. § PRESENT PRICE is L- 40,000 § OF • 20,000 § SHARES. of Money for the prizes sold at this Office will be paid at cur- rent value so soon as drawn, or, agreeable to act of Parlia- ment, the 1st of June 1790 ( in Irish currency), without deduc- tion, and where money for prizes in former lotteries may also be had. J. WHITE AND CO. impressed with the most grateful sense of the distinguished patronage with which they have al- ready been honoured, beg leave to return their friends and the Public their most sincere acknowledgments. The Shares issued by them are all from Original Tickets, and are stamped and secu- red pursuant to Actof Parliament, for which Government Re- ceipts may be seen. *,* Country correspondents may have tickets and shares fent, on remitting bills payable at sight or a short date. Schemes Gratis— Letters post paid duly answered. ** SELLING VERY LOW, LINENS— MUSLINS— DIMMITTIES, BLACK SILKS, & c. ebeNEZERGAIRDNER, linen Manufacturer, 4 Edinburgh, returns his most sincere thanks to the Nobi- lity and Gentry, and his Friends in general, for the encou- ragement he has received these many years past, during his most anxious, studious, and expensive improvements in the FI- GURED BRANCHES, both Damask and Diaper, which he has brought to that perfection never before known in this country, and with which he gained the Highest Premiums for many years, till he was debarred from competing by the Hon. the Board of Trustees, he having gained the full number of premiums stipulated by them; and has the pleasure of inform- ing them that his DAMASK, both for elegance of figures and fabric of cloth, is purchased by Foreigners in many parts of Europe. AND, At his Wareroom at the CROSS, has just received from the bleaching, of his own manufacture, a very large and ele- gant assortment of PLAIN and FIGURED LINENS, which he will answer for the wear of, being made of the richest flax; and his Friends may depend that the following articles shall not be bought any where lower than at the Cross of Edinburgh. A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF INDIA MUSLINS, Being Part of the last Sales. Muslins Muslinets Corded Dimitties Clear Lawns Pocket Handkerchiefs. Plain Linens Damask Hollands Diaper Sheetings Towelling Cambrics Glass Cloths Long Lawns Wine Rubbers LIKEWISE, A new and neat assortment of BLACK LUTSTRINGS and MODES. Some Russia Sheetings, Tycks, and strong Canvas. He likewise manufactures, in the most elegant manner, Noblemen and Gentlemens Coats of Arms, Crests, Mottos, Cyphers, or any other Device, which is a security against li- nens being abstracted. N. B. At his Factory, WEST PORT, he sells, as formerly, lint and Tow of all kinds, and buys and sells Yarn. TEAS AND SPIRITS. JOHN LAIDLAW, Grocer, Leith, having mo- ved to that well frequented shop, NEW QUAY, lately possessed by Thomas Allan and Co. takes this method to re- turn his best thanks to his friends in particular, and the pu- blic in general, for former favours, begs to acquaint them, That he has on hand a large quantity of Teas, Sugars, Spirits, and Groceries, which he is selling upon moderate terms. N. B. A parcel of fine English Apples and Pears, consist- ing of Golden Pippins, Nonpareils, Pear mains, common table and baking fruit, to be had at said shop. MEDICAL LECTURES, By Drs DuNCan and weBsTer. On Thursday the 29th of October, at Eleven o'clock in tbc Forenoon, DR DUNCAN will begin his Lectures on the. THEORY and PRACTICE of MEDICINE, in his Class Room, Surgeons Square; and on Saturday the 31st , at 11 o'clock, he will begin his CLINICAL LECTURES 0n Pa- tients subjeCted to Chronical Diseases, in the Hall of the Pub- lic Dispensary, Richmond- street. - f § f On Thursday the 29th of October, at to o'clock in the forenoon, DR WEBSTER will begin his Course of Lectures on CHEMISTRY and MATERIA MEDICA, in the Hall of the Public Dispensary, Richmond- street The course will coutinue three months. The fee Two Guineas. Lately Published, In One Volume Octavo, price 4s. in Boards, Printed for C. ELLIOT, Parliament- square, and sold by him and other Booksellers in Edinburgh, HEADS OF LECTURES ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. By ANDREW DUNCAN, M. D. F. R. &. A. S. Ed. Physician to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales for Scot- land, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, and Member of the Royal Societies of medicine of Paris, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, & c. ' THE FOURTH EDITION, ENLARGED. In the Press, and speedily will be Published, by the same Au- thor, MEDICAL COMMENTARIES for the Year 1789, ex- hibiting a concise View of the latest and most important Dis- coveries in Medicine and Medical Philosophy— Vol. IV. De- cade II.— 8vo, 6s. boards. NEW JEWELLERY AND HARDWARE SHOP. FRASER AND WILSON respectfully GIVE No- tice, That they have this day opened Shop First Door from the HIGH STREET, West Side of the Troll Church, with an entire NEW & FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT of GOODS, collected with great care and attention by one of the Partners when lately at London, and the other manu- facturing towns in England. They consist chiefly of the fol- lowing Goods, viz. Silver tea pots and stands— su - Silver & plated handled table gar and cream basons— setS and desert knives and forks of castors, with five, seven, Pocket & memorandum books and eight glasses— tureen, for ladies and gentlemen, a sauce, table, desert, and tea | great variety spoons— salts, wine funnels, : Scissars of all kinds punch laddles, bottle stands, Gold, silver, gilt, and shagreen watches Gold and gilt watch seals and trinkets Gold rings, plain and set with diamonds, pearls, and the newest hair devices Gold bracelets, bracelet buck- les, and lockit pins, let with diamonds, pearls, & c. Patent set, silver, and plated knee buckles A variety of neat watch chains for ladies and gentlemen Ditto of ivory, tortoise shell, and leather snuff boxes and tooth pick cafes Double & single barrel'd guns and pistols Silk and linen umbrellas A large assortment of canes and switches Hand's new invented patent Brunswic spring shoe buckles Plated stirrup irons & spurs fish knives, dish crosses, Sec. All the above articles, and a good many others, plated in the best maimer Pontipool tea kitchens, coffee biggins, tea pots, & candle- sticks London made brown tea kit- chens, coffee pots, & Dutch kettles Japanned tea trays, bread bas- kets & waiters, with paint- ings, & c. White & green ivory handled table and desert knives aud forks Common knives and forks of all kinds Mahogany, shagreen, and pa- per cases for knives & forks and spoons Silver and plated shoe & knee buckles, of the newest pat- terns Pen and pocket knives Besides a great many other articles too numerous to insert in an advertisement; all of which they are determined to fell as low as at any shop in town. All kinds of Jewellery and Hair Work performed in the neweft manner. Money given for Gold, Silver, Lace, Sec. Commissions punctually answered; and any article exchan- ged that is not approved of. EDIN. 12th OCt. 1789. To be SOLD by public roup, within the Office of the East Lothian and Merse Whale- fishing Company at DUNBAR, upon Thursday 22d October 1789, at 12 o'clock noon, ONE Hundred Tons of WHALE- OIL— Six Ditto WHALE- FINS— and Eighteen SEAL- SKINS, very large. The oil and whale- fins to be put up in such lots as may be agreeable to purchasers, and a reasonable time for payment will be given. A GENERAL MEETING of the said East Lothian and Merse Whale- fishing Company is to be held in the Town- house of Dunbar upon Wednesday the 14th November next, at 12 o'clock noon, when all the partners, by themselves or proxies, are required to attend, as the Directors of said Com- pany have matters of confequence to lay before them. DUNBAR, SEPT. 28. NOTICE TO the Creditors of EBENEZER MAC- GEORGE of Cocklick. The trustees for Mr MacGeorge having found it necessary to convene his creditors in a propess of multiplepoinding and exoneration before the Court of Session, which depends before Lord Henderland Ordinary, hereby give notice, that, upon the 8th day of August last, his Lordship pronounced the fol- lowing interlocutor : " Ordains the whole creditors to pro- duce their respective interests in the clerk's hands, betwixt and the 12th day of November next; and appoints intimation hereof to be made by the minute book, and likewise by ad- vertisement in the Edinburgh Evening Courant, Caledonian Mercury, and Dumfries Journal, three times successively, in order that the same may come to the knowledge of all con- cerned." In obedience to which this intimation is according- ly given. M. M. BRUCE, Clerk. BREWERY NEAR DUNSE TO BE LET. To be LET, and entered to at Whitsunday next, at Clock- Mill, near Dunse, Berwickshire, AMALT- STEAD, consisting of a Floor 150 feet by 24, with two Steep Stones, a Kiln 24 feet square, two lofts ahove the malting floor, each of the same dimensions, therewith, and 6 cellars below the malting floor, each 24 feet by 9. Also, a large BREW- HOUSE, and Brewing Utensils, with pumps and other machinery, all drove by wa- ter — Also a Malt- Miln newly rebuilt, and lofts above the same, with a confiderable thirlage ; together with a Dwelling House and Offices. Ground may be got for a farm, as may be agreed on. for further particulars, enquire at the proprietor at Dunse Castle, or at James Keay, writer. Prince's Street, Edinburgh TO BE LET, For any number of years not exceeding Nineteen, and enter- ed to at Martinmas 1789, or Whitsunday 1790, THE Sheep Farms of EASTEND and THANK- eRTON, lying in the parishes of Carmichael and Co- vington, and shire ot Lanark. The STOCK on the Farms are also to be disposed of. Apply to Maurice Carmichael, Esq. at Eastend, for parti- culars, who will receive offers. AT THE GOLDEN HORSE, Evening Courant. LONDON, OCTOBER 10. REVOLUTION IN FRANCE. PARIS AND VERSAILLES IN ARMS ! The latest advices from Paris are dated the 7th of this month, and mention a return of confusion and alarm in that capital, of the most serious na- ture, and almost equally terrible as the riots of the memorable 13th of July last. At ten o'clock on Monday morning last, by a preconcerted scheme, the officers of the King's body guards gave an entertainment to the officers of the regiment de Flandres, and of which they in- vited several other officers who were at Versailles, among whom was Count D'Estaing, to partake. In the course of the entertainment, after the inspiration of the bottle, they presumed to pro- mulgate a new doctrine — cried, " Vive le Roi," tore out their national cockade, trampled them under their feet, and replaced them with the royal black one. They then sent for several detachments of the soldiers, in order to sound their dispositions, who readily followed the example of their officers, and swore on their knees, their allegiance in future should be to their Sovereign. This example became general amongst the sol- diers and guards— they mustered within the gates in the front of the Palace, unanimously vociferating " Vive le Roi & la Reine.'" and shewing the sub- stituted royal cockade instead of the national one. The King and Queen appeared at the balcony, to court and approve their loyalty. Several grenadiers of the guards got access to the balcony, threw themselves at the feet of their Ma- jesties, and implored their pardon for their treachery, swearing, that they had authority to say, that the people, who then appeared before them, were de- termined and ready to spill the last drop of their blood in the cause of their Sovereign, having ab- jured their oaths to the National Assembly, and re- newed their allegiance to the King. The King and Queen bade them rise, and ap- plauded their resolution. On their retreating, Versailles was in the utmost tumult. During this scene, information was conveved to Paris.— The drills beat to arms, and Monsieur le Marquis de Fayette, commander of the national troops, immediatly mustercd his forces ; but, to his astonishment, found amongst them many disaffect- ed, and not a few old friends with new faces The Marquis de la Fayette set off to Versailles, at the head of many thousands of the militia and citizens of Paris, with the view of insisting on the regiment of Flanders being sent off from thence immediately, and to offer to the Minister to sub- stitute, in lieu of this regiment ( whose conduct has given offence to the inhabitants of the capital), a body of 2000 national soldiers, who will unite themselves to the militia bourgeoisie of that city, to mount guard at the Palace, and the door of the National Assembly, and do the duty of such pa- troles as shall be necessary to hinder all insurrections. Upon the manner in which this offer will be ac- cepted, and the success of the accompanying mea- sures, the tranquillity of the capital depends, and perhaps the peace of the whole kingdom. The city of Paris was on Wednesday illuminated from one end to the other. All the citizens passed the preceding night under arms, waiting with trem- bling anxiety the success of the Marquis de la Fay- ette's expedition. The Hotel de la Ville has not only been attack- ed, but completely pillaged, of very considerable sums of money, jewels, & c. Some thousands of women are armed— fome with sticks, pitch- forks, and pikes, and others even with muskets. They have put themselves at the head of the populace, and are by far more inveterate and sanguinary than the men : Their first rendezvous was in the Thuil- leries Gardens ; and on marching out by the Pont Tourneanx, or Turning Bridge, the Swiss who was on guard there made some opposition to their passing, upon which they hanged him 0n the near- est tree, without mercy. When the banditti of females reached Versailles, his Majesty was hunting ; they met him 0n his re- turn, and presented a most formidable appearance, being most of them armed. They assured his Ma- jesty they had no hostile intentions to his person. They only wanted immediate food, and to c0m- plain to him of the Committee of Subsistence, by whose mismanagement his faithful subjects were starving. The King assured them of his good will, and that he would command an enquiry as to the foundation of their complaint. His Majesty then ordered them an immediate supply of food, at the Palace ; after which they set off on their return to Paris. On the road they met a gentleman on horseback, with a round hat on :— On questioning him who he was, he informed them he was a superior domes- tic ; but the women observing he wore long gold ear- rings, doubted his veracity, and supposing him to be an aristocrate, they dismounted him, aud immediately hanged him. After this transaction, one of their body was dis- patched to the National Assembly, with an account of their proceedings. Having obtained admittance, whilst the Assembly were deliberating, she stated to them what had passed, aud hoped they would approve of the conduct of the women ! The As- sembly did not think it prudent to irritate them farther, and accordingly dismissed her with marks of approbation. The gates of the city of Paris were shut all Tuesday, to prevent any person's escape. The places of public entertainment were shut on Mon- day evening, as well as the coffee- houses about the Palais Royal on Tuesday. The Parisians, in addition to this new revolu- tion, are likely to experience the horrors of famine, as there was not bread or corn sufficient in the city to serve them many days. The most disastrous events, similar, or even worse than those which happened from the 14th to the 22d of July last, still threaten Paris. NATIONAL Assembly. To explain the reccnt causes of this return of alarm and confusion, we shall briefly relate the pro- ceedings of the National Assembly since the 1st in- stant, which will be found highly interesting and worthy observation. We have already mentioned in former papers, M. Necker's appearance in the Assembly with the draught of his bill for imposing a contribution of one fourth on the revenue of every individual for one year towards the relief of the state. The whole of the Minister's plan had been al- ready adopted by the Assembly, and nothing seemed necessary but the form of the decree ; a debate however almost imperceptibly arose out of the mo- tion for carrying it into effect, which in the end became unusually violent. It was thought by some, that the resolutions proposed in one part of the Minister's plan had been too instantly and hastily determined, not to be again considered before they passed into a law— such as the reduction of the pension list, See.; and that in order to give no obstruction to the immediate operation of the article relating to the general con- tribution, it would be best to postpone the rest for further consideration. This was strongly opposed by M. de Mirabeau and others, who insisted, that all the articles already agreed on, concerning the new form of constitution, as well as the bill of rights, should be presented to the Monarch for his acceptance, at the same time with M. Necker's plan ; and after some further observation from other Members, M. de Mirabeau moved, " That the President of the Assembly should immediately retire, and solicit an audience of the King, to present the plan of M. Necker for the royal acceptance, as well as the several articles of the constitution already deliberated on, with the declaration of rights." M d'Espremenil opposed this motion very point- edly. He said, that presenting the article of the constitution with the decree for imposing a con- tribution of one- fourth, was submitting the latter to the condition of accepting the other parts— it WAS constraining his Majesty to accept the whole, or expose the nation to great inconvenience. Many other observations passed, which we have not now time to relate ; but M. de Mirabeau's motion was at length carried. The President then withdrew, and having had an audience of his Majesty, brought back the fol- lowing answer— " That his Majesty would make known his in- tentions as soon as possible." No answer having been received on the 3d instant, the Assembly debated on some other subjects of a less important nature. On Monday last, the 5th instant, his Majesty's answer having been received, it was read in the National Assembly, and was nearly as follows— " Gentlemen, *' Laws newly constituted can only be properly judged of, when taken in their general mass ;— in such great and important objects, the whole is join- ed by one common link. " Nevertheless, I feel it extremely natural, that in a moment when we invite the nation to come to the succour of the state, by a signal act of confi- dence and patriotism, we should assure it of its ne- cessity and propriety. Therefore, in the hope that the first articles of the constitution which you have presented to me, united with the continuation of your labours, will fulfil the expectation of my people, and secure the happiness and prosperity of my kingdom, 1 acquiesce in these articles according to your desire ; but on this positive condition, from which I will never depart, That the general result of your deliberations shall leave the entire effect of the executive power in the hands of the Monarch. " A general view of my observations shall be laid before you, by which you will be made acquainted, that in the present order of things, I can neither with efficacy protest the recovery of legal imposi- tions, the free circulation of money and provisions, nor the individual safety of my citizens. I will nevertheless fulfil the essential duties of royalty ; the welfare of my subjects, the public tranquility, and the preservation of good order among society, are dependent 0n it. It is my with, therefore, that we make it a common cause to remove those ob- stacles which may obstruct so desirable and saluta- ry an end. " It remains for me to acquaint you with frank- ness, that, if I give my acquiescence to the various articles of the constitution which you have laid be- fore me, it is not that they are, according to my ideas, a model of perfection— but that I consider it praise worthy in me not to delay paying attention to the present wishes of the Deputies of the Na- tion, and the alarming circumstances which so strongly invite us to restore the public tranquillity and confidence among the people. ' I do not now explain myself on your Declara- tion of the Rights of Man and Citizen. It contains very excellent maxims proper to guide our delibe- rations ; but principles which are liable to differ- ent applications, and even constructions, cannot be justly appreciated, nor is it necessary they should be, until the moment when their true sense is fixed by those laws to which they are to serve as a basis. ( Signed) Louis." The impression which this answer made in the Assembly, can scarcely be described. It was read three times before any member ventured to reply to it. All was Consternation and surprise. M de Virieux first spoke, and thought his Ma- jesty's declaration wise, clear, and satisfactory. He was supported in the same opinion by the whole body of the aristocracy, and the Assembly soon be- came a scene of the utmost distraction and turbu- lence. The patriots on the contrary insisted, that his Majesty's answer was extremely unsatisfactory, and not dictated by his own parental sentiments— That he had been advised to it by the secret enemies of the nation, and that it ought not to pass without remonstrance. , Messrs de Villeneuve and de Mirabeau were un- usually severe, and threw out some very extraordi- nary observations The former remarked on a late entertainment given at the palace to the militia of Versailles, which he represented as the effect of a species of conspiracy against the Assembly. On being questioned by the opposite party to bring proof of this, and commit the charge to wri- ting, M. de Villeneuve offered to confirm his testi- mony. He was supported by M. de Mirabeau, who added, that the law having only declared the person of the King inviolable, every other indivi- dual was subject to the law, and liable to be at- tached.— After having endeavoured to prove that his Majesty's answer was insufficient, he moved the following resolution, which was agreed to : " The Assembly orders its President to wait on the King a second time, accompanied by a deputa- tion of twelve members, to beseech his Majesty to give a further explanation to his answer of the 4th instant, which shall give the people fully to under- stand the extent of his conditional acceptation, founded on the circumstances of the times;— in short, that his Majesty will give a second answer which leaves no doubt of his acceptation." THE LONDON GAZETTE, OCT. 10. St James's, Oct. 7. THE King has been pleased to appoint his Grace the Duke of Dorset to be Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household. Dublin Castle, Sept. 26. His Majesty, by his royal let- ters, having appointed the Rt. Hon. John Joshua Lord Carysfort, Knight of the Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, to be of his Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council of Ire- land, he this day in Council took the usual oaths and his place at the Board accordingly. Paris, Oct. 7. It being customary for the Gardes du Corps at Versailles to give an entertainment to any new re- giment that arrives there, the regiment de Flandres was on Thursday last sumptuously entertained with a dinner by that Corps in the Palace. After dinner their Most Christian Majesties judged proper to ho- nour the company with their presence, and conde- scended to shew their satisfaction at the general joy which prevailed among the guests. On their ap- pearance the music instantly played the favourite song of O Richard— O mon Roi, and the company joining in chorus, seemed to unite all ideas in one unanimous sentiment of loyalty and love for the King, and nothing was heard for some time but repeated shouts of Vive le Roi, within and without the Palace. In the height of their zeal they pro- ceeded to tear the national cockades from their hats, and trampled them under their feet. The Gardes du Corps supplied themselves with black cockades, in the room of those they had treated with such distain. The news of these proceedings soon reached Paris, where a general ill humour vi- sibly gained ground. On Saturday there were great disturbances in the Palais Royal, and it became unsafe for any one to appear with black cockades, as several foreigners experienced, from whose hats they were torn with much violence and abusive language. On Sunday the confusion increased, and a vast concourse of people tumultuously assembled at the town house, under the pretence of demanding bread, and enquiring into the real causes of the ex- treme scarcity of it at this season of the year. On Monday morning a number of women, to the amount of upwards of five thousand, armed with different weapons, marched in regular order to Versailles, followed by the numerous inhabitants of the Fauxbourgs, St Antoine, and St Marceau, with several detachments of the city militia ; and in the evening the Marquis de la Fayette, at the head of 20,000 of that corps, likewise marched to Ver- sailles. On Tuesday morning an account was received of some blood having been spilt. The Gardes du Corps fired on the Parisians, and five or six per- sons, chifly women, were killed. The regiment de Flandres was also drawn out to oppose this torrent; but the word to fire was no sooner given, than they all to a man clubbed their arms, and, with a shout of Vive la Nation, went over to the Parisians.— Some troops of dragoons that are quartered at Ver sailles also laid down their arms, and the Swiss de- tachments remained motionless, having received no orders from their officers to fire. The Gardes du Corps being thus abandoned, and overpowered by numbers, fled precipitately into the gardens and woods, where they were pursued, many of them killed and taken prisoners. Some of the heads of those who were killed were carried to Paris, and paraded through the streets on spikes. The same morning a report came, that the King, Queen, and Royal Family, were on their way to Paris. Upon this the people began to assemble from all parts of the town ; and above 50,000 of the militia pro- ceeded to line the streets and the road to Versailles. Their Majesties and the Royal Family accordingly arrived between seven and eight o'clock in the evening, after having been six hours on the road. The carriages all proceeded to the town house.— The concourse of people that attended is not to be described, and the shouts of Vive la Nation filled the air- From the town house they were conduc- ed to the Palace of the Thuilleries, though totally unprepared for their reception, where they passed the night. St Petersburgh, Sept. 10. Yesterday being the anniversary of the name's day of his Imperial Highness the Great Duke Alexander Paulovitz, and the feast day of St Alexander Newf- sky, it was celebrated at Court, as usual, in grand gala, and the evening there was a ball. Dresden, Sept. 16. M. de Mulachousky, the Polish Envoy to this Court, is arrived, and has had the honour of an au- dience of the Elector, to present his credentials. Vienna, Sept. 26. , Intelligence has been received here of the trench- es having been opened before Belgrade, both on the heights, where Marshal Laudohn's army is posted," and on the banks of the Save ( in front of Semlin),- where Prince de Ligne commands. Office of Ordnance, Oct. 5. Royal Regiment of Artillery.— Charles Newhouse, Gentle- man Cadet, is appointed to be Second Lieutenant, vice Wm. A. Carter, deceased. James West, Gentleman Cadet, to be Second Lieutenant, vice Wm. H. Peters, deceased John Ben- tham, Gentleman Cadet, to be Second Lieutenant, vice An- drew Schalch, promoted. Wm. Dixon, Gentleman Cadet, to be Second Lieutenant, vice Alex. Bryce, removed to the Corps of Royal Engineers. John Mudge, Gentleman Cadet, to bo Second Lieutenant, vice Rob. Wright, promoted. War- Office, Oct. 10. Seconl Regiment of Life Guards.— Cornet J. B. Hollings, is appointed to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice John Hue, appointed a Lieutenant in the late second troop of horse Gre- nadier Guards. George Coland, Gent, to be Cornet, vice J. B. Rollings. Royal Regiment of Horfe Guards.— Corporal Brad- shaw to be Quarter- master, vice Wm. Thompson, deceased. 3d ( or Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Dragoon Guards.—. Lieut. William Suckling to be Captain of a Troop, by pur- chase, vice Hon. George Monson,. who retires. Cornet John Mansell to be Lieutenant, vice Wm. Suckling. Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards.— Lieut. Colonel Lord Henry Fitzgerald,- from- the 29th regiment of foot, to be Captain of a Company, vice lieut. Colonel William Lord Cathcart, who exchanges. 3d Regiment of Foot ( or the Buffs).— Lieut. Thomas B. Tyndale. from the half pay of the 65th foot, to be Lieutenant, vice Richard Williams, who exchanges. 4th ( or the King's own) Regiment of Foot.— The Rev. William Morris to be Chaplain, vice James Burch. 7th Regiment of Foot ( or the Royal Fusileers).— Ensign George Hobart, from the 35th regiment, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice William Pigot, promoted. 19th Regiment of Foot.— William Wishart, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Richard Paterson promoted. 2 HI Regiment of Foot ( or the Royal North British Fusi- leers).— First Lieutenant John Dalgleish to be Captain of x Company, by purchase, vice George Brodie, promoted in the 52d regiment. Second Lieutenant John Gordon to be First Lieutenant, vice John Dalgleish. Hon. James Ramsay to be Second Lieutenant, vice John Gordon. Second Lieutenant George Craigie to be First Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Ed- mund Fitz Gerald, who retires. William Neate, Gent, to be Second Lieutenant, vice George Craigie. 29th Regiment of Foot.— Lieut- Colonel William Lord Cathcart, from the Coldstream regiment of foot guards, to be Lieutenant- Colonel, vice Lord Henry Fitz Gerald, who ex- changes. 36th Regiment of Foot.— G. F. Bruce,. Gent, to be Ensign, by purchase, vice T. H. Andrews, appointed to the 2d regi- ment of life guards. 42d ( or Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot.— Capt. Wil- liam Monro, from the 51st regiment, to be Captain of a Com- pany, vice George Hardy, who exchanges 45th Regiment of Foot.— Lieutenant Thomas Harris to be Captain of a Company, by purchase, vice Lord Charles Fitz Roy, promoted in the 3d regiment of foot guards. Ensign Robert Kenny to be Lieutenant, vice Thomas Harris. John Gretton, Gent, to be Ensign, vice Robert Kenny. Lieute- nant Thornhill Heathcote to be Captain of a Company, by purchase, vice William Wood, who retires. Ensign Thomas Lawson Hall to be Lieutenant, vice Thornhill Heathcote. 57th Regiment of Foot.— Ensign George Tinling to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice William Nicholson, who retires. 59th Regiment of Foot.— Ensign Thomas Browne to be lieutenant, by purchase, vice Michael Hopton Clements, who retires. Alexander Grant, Gent, to be Ensign, vice Thomas Browne. 60th ( or the Royal American) Regiment of Foot.— Cap- tain Hans Hamilton, from the 5th regiment of dragoons, to be Captain of a Company, vice Andrew Philip Skene, who exchanges. 66th Regiment of Foot.— Lieut. William Henry Short to be Captain of a Company, by purchase, vice Major Richard Vowell, who retires. Ensign Hugh Lloyd to be Lieutenant, vice William H. Short. William Dean Staples, Gent, to be Ensign, vice Hugh Lloyd. Captain James Seton, from the 13th regiment of foot, to be Captain of a Company, vice Richard Cumberland, who exchanges. 67th Regiment of Foot.— Lieut. William Gordon, from ths 58th regiment, to be Lieutenant, vice William Cane, who exchanges. 68th Regiment of Foot.— Robert Donald, Gent, to be En- sign, by purchase, vice George Fred. Abbot, promoted. 71st ( Highland) Regiment of Foot.— Lieut. Matthew Hodges to be Adjutant, without purchase, vice John Borth- wick, promoted. 77th Regiment of Foot.— Lieut. William Pringle, from the 64th regiment, to be Lieutenant, vice William Atwood Oliver, who exchanges. INVALIDS. Lieut. Robert Thomas, from Capt. James Malcolm's Inde- pendent Company at Sheerness, to be Lieutenant in Captain William Pemble's Independent Company at Landguard Fort, vice Alexander Gregorson, deceased. Lieut. Thomas Browne, from Captain Stephen Watt's In- dependent Company at Jersey, to be Lieutenant in Captain James Malcolm's independent Company at Sheerness, vice Robert Thomas, removed to Landguard Fort. Ensign Lewis N. Brohier, from Captain Philip Melvill's Independent Company at Guernsey, to be Ensign in Captain Peter Aylward's Independent Company at Jersey, vice Rich- ard Roberts, who exchanges. Ensign Richard Roberts, from Captain Peter Aylward's Independent Company, to be Ensign in Captain Philip Mel- vill's Independent Company at Guernsey, vice Lewis N. Brohier, who exchanges. Garrison of Gibraltar.— William Graham, Gent, to be Sur- geon's Mate, without purchase, vice William Graham, ap- pointed Surgeon in the Royals. Commission stgned by his Majesty for the Army in Ireland, dated March 14. 1789. 63d Regiment of Foot.— Mr Charles White to be Ensign, vice —— Andrew, promoted. BANKRUPTS. Thomas Wheldale, the elder, late of Holbeach, county of Lincoln, shopkeeper— Tho. Chesterton, of Berkeley- square, Westminster, haberdasher— Benjamin Foulstone, of Grosve- nor Mews, Hanover Square, county of Middlesex, stable- keeper— Joao Pereira Barboza, of Winkworth Buildings, county of Middlesex, wine merchant. LONDON, OCTOBER 11. CIVIL WAR IN FRANCE. An express arrived yesterday morning, at five o'clock, from Paris, which brings word that a re- gular attack had been made between the national troops and the King's troops, in which the former had 800 killed. Count D'Estaing is said to have been beheaded, and four of his party, for assisting the King in endeavouring to make his escape. Duke de Guiche, Duke de Chatelet, and Count Lusignan are also said to have been seized on and put to death. A body of women fought like furies, and dragged forth and murdered three of the Guarde dc Corps. Several field pieces were fired at the Palace, and the left wing was set on fire, and nearly destroyed, when the express came away. Though 800 of the national troops fell in the contest, the slaughter was greater oa the side of \ 1 » til be poi twe whi tha' as : rcci birt per tho eve be aPf bee cd i pea Co all to ma 1 hav on up mil ftrc to Ch tir< a C ate lia< ed, the King's party'; the whole Flemish regiment is said to have been cut in pieces. The King is in the Louvre at Paris. The Queen has eacaped for the present— search is making after her. Other accounts say, that the Count de St Priest was to be put to death, but that that had not ta- ken place when the express came away. One account denies the engagement betwixt the national troops and the Flanders regiment.— It is to be observed, that very much uncertainty yet prevails as to the exact facts; and we give these reports, as well as that above, without pretending to vouch for their authenticity. Wednesday at noon, being the Court day, their Majesties received all the Foreign Ministers in the Palace. The King looked uncommonly dejected ; the Queen was in tears the whole time, and only talked a few words to the Imperial Ambassador. The sight was uncommonly gloomy and affecting, and the Court broke up after a short time. In the evening, the districts of Paris passed a re- solution, that the regiment of the King's Body Guard should be immediately broken, and never more revived. That in future his Majesty should be guarded by citizens, instead of soldiers. During these proceedings at Paris, the National Assembly at Versailles could not be supposed able to transact much business. They, however, came to two resolutions on Wednesday, which it was supposed would be the last day of their sitting there. The purport of these resolutions were : That the National Assembly should adjourn to Paris ; and That its meeting should never be separate from the King's place of residence. One paper adds, That the mob had been again insurgent— that they had attempted to force the Queen's apartment at the Thuilleries. That their avowed object was to strangle her. That the attempt to force the apartment failing, they had tried to set fire to it. These are all the reports which have yet been circulated with any degree of confidence. The Duke of Orleans, apprised of the inten- tions of the aristocratic party to make another struggle for the renewal of the old system, towards the beginning of October, sent off his children the 26th of last month to Villedieu, a small country seat of his near Dieppe ; opposite to which, in a little creek of the sea, a vessel has been for some time ly- ing at anchor, provided with every necessary, and ready to put to sea at a moment's warning for Eng- land. The King's removal to Paris will render this precaution no longer necessary. The King has completely developed the plot that was engendering to overthrow the Assembly, and the names of the conspirators are disclosed. The National Assembly were called upon to pro- ceed to the confiscation of the estates of the fugi- tive Noblesse. Advices are received by the Duke of Dorset's courier of yesterday, that it was very strongly re- ported and believed at Paris, that the King of Sar- dinia was marching 15,000 men, in three divisions, towards the frontiers of France, which no doubt are to be joined by more from other quarters. We only dread, that whenever this news may be con- firmed, and foreign troops enter France, the very persons they are meant to protect will fall victims to their zeal. It is indeed to be feared, that the very first moment of such an alarm, the Queen of France would suffer by the axe ! The Marquis de la Fayette having declined marching to Versailles, at the desire of the citizens, had a halter sent to him, with a brief message, im- porting that he must take his choice between the two— a march to Versailles or a halter; upon which he set off, but went as slowly as possible, that the King and Queen might be apprised of his approach. It is absolutely said that the Queen of France had a halter put round her neck, and was led through the Place de Greve, not merely to inspire her with terror, but with a serious determination of making her a public sacrifice to the fury of the mob, who applied to the National Assembly to know whether it approved of her being hanged, as an atonement for the insult which the nation had received during the festivittes at Versailles, on the birth- day of the Dauphin. The Queen of France appeared during the above perilous condition in a state of singular composure, though she was kept some hours in suspence, and every moment in apprehension that the mob would be authorised to hang her upon the spot. This apparent tranquillity, however, is supposed to have been the effect of torpid insensibility, that suspend- ed all her faculties in apprehension and horror. Extract of a letter from Petersburgh, Sept. 9. We have it now from the best authority that peace as well with the Turks and the two Imperial Courts, Sweden and Russia, are now on the tapis; all parties having great reason to wish for an end to the present disputes; and on the side of Ger- many, it is become absolutely necessary." By accounts received in town late last night, we have good authority for asserting, that at Brussels on Monday last all the principal people were taking up arms, and preparing to join the army of Fle- mish militia at Bois le Duc. The Emperor's troops at Brussels are only 6,300 strong, and some hundreds of those had threatned to lay down their arms. The plan is, to declare the Due d'Aremberg Chief Magistrate, and to invest him with the en- tire government of the Low Countries, assisted by a Council, to be nominated by the people. The cockade was adopted by all— and immedi- ate execution followed a refusal. Lord Bristol and a gentleman who arrived in town yesterday, confirm this account. This morning Jacob Canter, alias Richter, who had been condemned for forgery, and often respit- ed, was executed before the debtors door at New- gate. AGRiculture. This rainy weather has been extremely favour- able to the wheat which is already sown. The lightest lands are always first sown, and therefore want most rain. The turnips, as last year, begin to die in the leaf, especially the forward ones. They will certainly not stand the winter well if the weather should last severe. The clover which is left for feed promises much ; the crops are full, and it has a fine purple look. It is cut in many places, but carried as yet in very few. The hay in general about London is bad, and a good rick is as scarce as an old one. In many parts of Hertfordshire whole stacks of 40 or 50 loads are quite spoiled, so that tolerable hay may be expected to sell well. The barley never was better in quality, nor can a better crop be expected in any year. The same thing may be said of oats, but the price of neither of these grains will be so cheap as was imagined, for the hay and pease failing in a degree, more of the former will be consumed by the horses, and much of the latter ground down for feeding hogs. The wheat, that important article with all man- kind, was not so abundant as to encourage the hun- gry to expect bread very cheap ; although the straw was promising, the ears were not well set, one head containing but 16 or 18 grains, when in some sea- sons it will produce 24 and more. The well coming up of a new feed, however, will produce its good effect; for in many places in champain fields and plains, the plant is already up thick, and the fold upon it. The potatoes are various in quality. Many of them, particularly the red, are for the most part hollow in the middle, and watery. The white Shetland are the best. EDINBURGH. Yesterday the Right Hon. Henry Dundas wait- ed on the Lord Provost and Magistrates in Coun- cil, and returned them his warmest acknowledge- ments for the honour they had conferred on him, in approving his intentions of offering himself to represent his native city.— His being chosen an as- sessor for it, in his early years, was his first ap- pearance in public life.— He considered their present favour as a testimony not only of their approbation of his past political conduct ( the particulars of which he recapitulated), but as a mark of confidence in his future exertions, which he assured them should ever be made for the welfare and benefit of the community at large, and of every individual who composed it. The Earl of Stair died at Culhorn on Tuesday the 13th current. Died here, on the nth instant, Captain John Inglis, sen. of the Royal Navy. Died, at Mounie, Aberdeenshire, the 4th in- stant, Mr Alexander Seton, in the 82d year of his age. _ Died, at Camelon House, the 7th current, Mrs Chalmers, relict of the deceased Major John Chal- mers. The late Earl of Abercorn, whose death was an- nounced in our last, was born in 1712, and suc- ceeded his father in 1744, was elected in 1761 one of the Sixteen to represent the Scots Peerage in Parliament, and has been re- elected ever since, un- til his Majesty, in 1786, created him a British Peer, by the title of Viscount Hamilton. His Lordship was of no party ; but from principle supported Ad ministration, though he never asked a favour of any Minister. His ample fortune made him live inde- pendent, and in a stile truly princely. The regu- larity in which he conducted his affairs was exem- plary ; and all under him lived happy, and grew grey in his service. His generosity to his relations was unbounded : he gave his nephew ( now Earl of Abercorn) 5000I. a- year; and in one morning presented his nieces with 50,000!. His Lordship had five brothers ; two died young. John, father of the present Lord, Captain of the Lancaster man of war, was unfortunately drown- ed in 1755 coming ashore in his boat at Ports- mouth : William was Lieutenant on board the Vic- tory of 110 guns, when lost in 1744, with her whole crew, amongst whom were many of the first rank in the kingdom : George, a respectable cler- gyman, died in 1787 Canon of Windsor, See, lea- ving nine daughters. The present is the ninth Earl of Abercorn, and the only surviving male heir of the above brothers. He married in 1779 Catharine, daughter of Sir James Copley, and has several children. He re- presented the borough of St Germain's in this pre- sent Parliament. At the opening of the first ses- sion he seconded the motion for the address to his Majesty, and has uniformly supported Administra- tion. Yesterday the following gentlemen were appoint- ed Resident Bailies of Canongate : Mess. George Rae, Robert Murray, and Mr Milne Treasurer. Mr Calder Resident Bailie of Portsburgh, [ and Mr Home Resident Bailie of Pottercow. The Resident Bailies of Leith are not yet elected. DUMfRIES RACES. Tuesday last, a purse of 50 guineas was won by the Duke of Hamilton's bay filly. Mr Thomson's bay colt, distant the first heat. , WEDNESDAY, a purse of 50 guineas. Mr Thomson's Poor Cottager, - 11 Duke of Hamilton's bay filly, - - 2 2 THURSDAY, a purse of 50 guineas. Duke of Hamilton's Goldfinder, - 11 Mr Joseph Thomson of Ponsonby's Tumult, ' 2 2 On the same day there were two hack races for five gui- neas each, which afforded excellent sport; the last race was very hard run, and occasioned three heats. The above races this season were not fully equal to expec- tation ; but we hear there is already a new subscription for ra- ces to be at Dumfries next harvest, upon a more liberal plan, which, independent of the Caledonian Hunt, will, it is hoped afford better entertainment. Owing to the badness of the weather, the Cale- donian Hunt have had but little amusement since their meeting. The hounds were out at Dalkeith on Monday and were expected to have been out this morning at Newbottle, but the heavy rains will probably prevent them. We do not hear for certain whether there is to be any ball; it is gene- rally thought there will be none. Extract of a letter from Aberdeen, Oct. 12. " Last week the town has been uncommonly gay, and the concourse of Nobility and gentry from all parts of the country, far exceeded every thing ever known here. The Northern Shooting Club held their October meeting, and devoted the week to social amusement and agreeable intercourse. On Monday they gave a ball, in the Mason Hall, to the most brilliant company that ever assembled in Aberdeen. There were present the Duke and Duchess of Gordon, Marquis of Huntly, Lady Magdalene and Sir Robert Sinclair, Lady Char- lotte and Colonel Lenox, the Countess of Kintore, Lord Inverury, Lady Mary Keith, Lady Catha- rine Keith, Lord and Lady Saltoun, Lord Banff, Lady Susan Gordon, Lord and Lady Haddo, Lord Strathaven— But as it would far exceed our limits to mention all the Ladies and Gentlemen who were present on this occasion, we must content ourselves with saying, that the Hall that night exhibited an assemblage of beauty, youth, and elegance. Of the illustrious company who graced this meeting, the following were paired in the dances: The Duchess of Gordon Lady Charlotte Lenox Lady Magdalene Sinclair Lady Susan Gordon Lady Saltoun Lady Mary Keith Lady Catharine Keith Lady Haddo Miss Dalrymple Mrs Hay Montblairy Miss Fraser, Fraserfield Lord Haddo Lord Strathaven Hon. Captain Forbes Sir Robert Sinclair Mr Skene of Skene Sir William Forbes Mr Leith of Overhall Marquis of Huntly Lord Inverury Lord Banff Lord Saltoun " The Ladies dresses were in general elegant — Many of their sashes had pretty devices in ho- nour of the Shooting Club— and on the beautiful Lady Saltoun's cap were the letters N. S. C. neatly done in pearl. " After the ball, the company supped in the Town House. " On the other days of the week the company dined together, alternately at Wilkie's and Mas- son's, and spent the evenings with infinite cheerful- ness and good humour." Mr Charles Ross younger of Balnagown was unanimously chosen Provost of the borough of Tain, on the 29th of September last. His Grace the Duke of Buccleugh has present- ed the Rev. Mr William Scott, minister of the pa- rish of Gretna, in the presbytery of Anan, to the church and parish of Dalkeith, in room of the Rev. Dr Greive, translated to this city. ' Last week, the University and King's College of Aberdeen, conferred the degree of Doctor of Medicine on Mr James Mackie, Surgeon in the island of St Vincent's in the West Indies. The celebrated Miss Fontenelle, from the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, is engaged for eight nights, and will make her first appearance in this city on Saturday next, in the Highland Reel. On tuesday last the Justices of Peace of this county decided several complaints, exhibited by the Solicitor of Stamp Duties, against persons for sel- ling playing cards, which were not stamped in terms of law. The sentence in each of these com- plaints was in the following terms: " Find that the defender has incurred the statutory penalties claimed from him ; but, in respect he has not on- ly engaged to observe the law in future, but has ex- hibited on oath all the counterfeit second- hand waste cards, and cards made for exportation in his possession, and has rendered the same unfit for play at the sight of the complainer, modify and restrict said penalties to 2s. 10s. Sterling. Campbeltoun, September 23. " The 22d current, being the anniversary of the King's coronation, as well as the Marquis of Lorne's birth- day, when his Lordship came of age, the same was observed here with every demonstration of unfeigned loyalty and joy. At noon, the town batteries fired a salute, which was answered by another, of 21 guns, from the Savage sloop of war, then in the harbour. These were again re- echoed in rapid succession by the surrounding hills, and had an effect so majestically grand, as to be beyond the reach of description— The gentlemen of the town and neighbourhood convened at the principal ta- vern, to commemorate events interesting to the country at large, and to every class of its inhabi- tants. " After dinner, the health of the day, and many loyal and constitutional toasts went round, and were announced abroad by discharges of musquetry, from the military party stationed at this place ; at the same time, strong. beer was distributed to the po- pulace, and the evening concluded with a crouded and genteel ball. And what, from lovalty to the King, and attachment to the noble family of Ar- gyll, a more festive celebration cannot be conceived. 1 must not omit mentioning, that upon this occasion, three fine new vessels were launched, one of which was called the George, the other the Marquis of Lorne." .< MAGISTRATES Of OLD ABERdEeN. RODERICK MACLEOD, Esq. Provost. Mess. Thomas Gordon, Rob. Cruickshank, Alex. Mathieson Capt. Alex. Garey, James Smith, Treasurer. DUMBARTON. JAMES COLQUHOUN of Newlands, Esq. Provost, Mess. Neil Campbell, . Rob. Gardner, RuTHERGlEN. ARCH. REID, Esq. Provost. Mess. David Bowman, Will. Shaw, James Freebairn, Treasurer. David Scott, Clerk KIRKCUDBRIGHT. AleX. BIRTWHISTLE, Esq. Provost. Mess. John Thomson, .,. John Sloan, . Caleb Grayson, Chamberlain. HAMILTON. Mess. John Henshaw, John Campbell, Alex. Burns, Treasfurer. Tuesday last oat meal rose one halfpenny in the market here. Yesterday David Watt, formerly mentioned, re ceived one hundred lashes at the common place of execution, and was again banished. SHIP NEWS. SAIled FROM THE SOUND, OUTWARD. Sept. 27. Experiment, Davidson, from Dysart, Memel, ballast Diligence, Lawson, from Bo- ness, Pillau, do. Eagle, Thomas, from Perth, Memel, do. Triton, Kay, from Rotterdam, Dantzic, do. Dolphin, Kidd, from Dundee, Riga, do. Duke of Atholl, Hart, from Bo- ness, Petersburgh, do Sally and Ann, Harper, from Inverness, Memel, do. 28. Amity, Bridges, from Bo- ness, Stettin, coals Hailes Castle, Dunbar, from Leith, Riga, ballast 29. Antelope, Boyter, from Dundee, do. do. SAILED FROM THE SOUND, DOWNWARD. 26. Ruby, Johnson, from Petersburgh, Dundee, sundries Apollo, Byres, from do. Aberdeen, do. J 27. James, Murrison, from do. Arbroath, hemp Integrity, Neilson, from Riga, Liverpool, balks 28. Venus, Gavin, from Petersburgh, Leith, sundries Cunningham, Archibald, from do. Saltcoats, hemp ' Janet & Sarah, Smith, from Dantzic, Belfast, ashes All the homeward bound ships mentioned in my two last are just getting under way, with the wind at S. S. W. Last Sunday arrived in our roads, from Carlscroon, the Swedish frigate Zemeir, commanded by Major Fife. Winds— 27. and 18. W. N. W. and westerly, now blowing fresh at S. S. W.— three o'clock, P. M. elsineur, iqtt Sept, 1789. JohN BROWN, Jun. SAILED FROM THe SOUND, DOWNWARD. Sept. 30. Africa, Walker, from Petersburgh, Bridport, hemp and flax Oct 3. Peggy, Aimer, from do. Dundee, sundries Ceres, Booth, from Dantzic, Aberdeen, ashes & stavres Winds since my last S. W. blowing excessivestrong, with rain. JOHN BROWN, Juna. Elsineur, 3,/ Oct. 1789. ARRIVED AT LEITH, Oct. 13. Adventure, Hogg, Exeter, goods— Tho. and Sally, Christie, Ipswich, apples and cheese— Delight, Humble, Sandwich, apples— Glassford, Millar, London, goods— 15. Jervis, Brookes, Yarmouth, apples— Diana, Stewart, Pillau, wood— Endeavour, Robertson, London, goods— Diana, Ro- bertson, Petersburgh, do.— Several coasters. SAILED FROM LEITH, Lark, Parsons, St Vilera, lead— Nelly, West, Gardenstone, goods— Jean, Napier, Glasgow, do.— Countess of Kintore, Milne, Aberdeen, do.— James, Hay, Lerwick, do.— Eliza- beth, Dunbar, Wick, do.— Several coasters. On account of the length and importance of the French Intelligence— the Regulations for Hackney Coaches, Fife- shire Game Duty— several other Advertisements, & c.— are obliged to be postponed. STIRLINGSHIRE CLUB. THE next Meeting is at the Saracen's Head Inn, on Tuesday the 20th of October Current. Dinner on the table at three o'clock. Mr PRINgLE, Sheriff of the county, in the Chair. Colonel THOMAS DUNDAS, Croupier. IRISH STATE LOTTERY, ANNO I789, Begins drawing the 12th of November. ThE ORIGINAL TICKETS are sold and di- vided into Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, in variety of numbers, by JAMES THOMSON AND SON, INSURANCE BROKERS, At their State Lottery Office, No. 8, South Bridge- street, Edinburgh, Being the only Old Licensed Dealers in Scotland ON THEIR OWN ACCOUNT, Where all business relating to the lottery has been tran- sacted with correctness and fidelity for a number years past. Correct numerical and register books are kept, and the earliest intelligence sent of their success. Tickets and shares registered at 6d. each number. As they rise or fall in the London offices, fo will they at this. The prizes are payable ( Irish. currency) in June 1790. All shares sold at this office are, stamped, and the original tickets lodged in the Stamp Office, agreeable to act of Par- liament. Money for the prizes at current value will be paid here as soon as drawn. Letters post paid duly an- swered— schemes gratis— commissions from the country, with bills at sight or a short date, punctually attended to. txj- In last Irish Lottery, No. 24,941, a prize of One Thousand Pounds, was sold at this office, divided into one half, one fourth, one eighth, and two sixteenth shares, be- sides a very considerable number of smaller prizes. Insurances upon SHIPS, GOODS, and LIVES, done at this office upon the most reasonable terms. EAST INDIA HOUSE, 13th MAY 1789. THE Court of Directors of the United Com- pany of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies do hereby give NOTICE, that all Persons, CIVIL or MILI- TARY, in the Company's service, who have been in England for the space of Two Years from their arrival in England, are required to return to the Company's service by the ships of the ensuing season, and, in failure thereof, they will be consi- dered as having resigned the Company's service. The said Court do also give notice, that no person what- ever in the Company's service will in future be permitted to remain in England any period of time exceeding TWO YEARS from their arrival in England. by Order of the said Court, THO. MORTON, Secretary. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, ThAT there is to be a General Meeting of the Trustees of the road from Greteney, by Annan, Dumfries, and Sanquhar, to the confines of the county of Ayr, held at Dumfries upon Thursday the loth day of De- cember next, for the purpose of determining on the propriety of making a new line of road from Annan by Kelhead and Mousewald, towards Dumfries, within said distriCt. Dumfries, Oct. 1.1789. THOMAS GOLDIE, Clerk. To the Trustees on the Turnpike Roads, Commissioners of Supply, and Heritors of the county of Stirling. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT, at last Meeting of the said Trustees, HENRY JAFFRAY, Esq. Provost of Stirling, made the following MOTION, which falls to be taken under con- sideration at the next meeting, appointed to be held at Stir- ling on Tuesday the 27th day of October curt, along with a motion made by another Trustee for causing MANURE to pay TOLL. Provost Jaffray's motion is as follows —" I move, That " now, or at a meeting to be called for the purpose, the " Turnpike Funds be again considered; and that the clauses " in the draught of the new bill, imposing a Toll upon Coals, " and raising the Tolls, be expunged; because, by a state- " ment of the funds and expenditure I now produce and lodge " with tire Clerk, which will be supported by evidence, it is " clear, that the funds are adequate to keep the present Turn- " pike Roads in fufficient repair, and pay off the debt in a " given time;— and I offer to find persons who will keep " these Roads in repair, and pay off the debt, on getting an " assignation to the Tolls, as at present, for the twenty five " years proposed as the endurance of the aCt to be applied for. ( Signed) HENRY JAffRAY." " Stirling 2d October 1789." By this offer, every person must he convinced, that it is by no means necessary either to heighten the present Tolls, or to tax Coal and Manure, in the bill which is proposed to be brought into Parliament. It is therefore expected that all concerned in the event of these motions will bestow that at- tention upon them which their magnitude and importance deserve, and that the Members of the Meeting will attend at their discussion, in order to prevent unnecessary burdens from being laid upon the inhabitants, and obstructions thrown in the way of the present rapid improvements in a- griculture throughout the county. STIRLING, OCT. 13. 1789. STIRLINGSHIRE TURNPIKE BILL. bY Order of the MEETING of TRUSTEES for Turnpike Roads within this county, held upon the 2d current, I give notice, That the said Trustees having gone through the printed draught of the Bill, ADJOURNED the MEETING until Tuesday the 27th of October current, when a General Meeting is appointed to be held at Stirling, to take under consideration the remaining objections to the Bill, which will be brought forward and submitted to the Meet- ing in motions to thc following effeCt: 1st, To consider the section as to nuisances near the roads. 2d, That thc laying of timber, stones, or others, within five yards, or ereCting lime- kilns, & c. within twenty yards of the sides of the roads, may be allowed, where there shall be a sufficient fence interposed. 3d, That the exemption from toll of lime for manuring land be left out of thc bill. 4th, That the turnpike funds be again considered, and that the claufes imposing toll upon COAL, and raising the tolls, be. expunged for the reasons then to be offered. 5th, That ihe particular stations of the toll- rates be fixed, and so introduced into the bill, leaving full liberty to the trustees to ereCt side- bars where the same may be found ne- cessary. 6th, That certain words be expunged from the draught, so as to leave the jurisdiction of the Court of Session entire. 7th, . That the power of altering and widening roads, be sub- jeCted to a similar restriCtion as that proposed as to taking materials for the roads; and that buildings liable to be pulled down on these accounts be confined to such whose side- walls do not exceed twelve feet in height, and shall only be taken down after six months notice ; the compensation, if so required, being fixed by a jury. 8th, That the exemption as to grounds not liable to be broke into, for materials to the roads, shall run in terms of the general regulating statute for high- ways in England, 13th Geo. III. or at least that the words of the cross- road aCt for this county be adopted. 9th, That thc trustees shall have power to open a commo- dious entry, into the town of Falkirk, from the north, in the manner mentioned in a motion now on the table. 10th, That the stations of the toll- bars, to be ereCted on the new lines of road, shall be fixed by the trustees of the se- veral distriCts, in which the roads do lie. STIRLING, Oct. 12 ( SIGNCD) RO. MACKILLOP, Clk. At a General Meeting of the ASSOCIATION for promoting the Interest of the RIVER TWEED, and to procure an exaCt observance of the Statutes for regulating and impro- ving the FISHERIES in that River, and the Rivers and Streams running into the same, held at the house of Mr George Hall, in Berwick upon Tweed, on the 8th day of OCtober 1789, AlEX. RENtON, Esq. in the Chair, ' tHE following Resolutions were come to, and ordered to be published. 1st, That the endeavours of this Association for some years past, to proteCt the spawning fish from the 10th of OCtober to the 10th of January— to proteCt the fry or smolts in the months of April and May— and to execute the other branch- es of the statutes for the improvement of the Fisheries, have, in the opinion of this. Meeting, been attended with the most beneficial consequences. 2d, That, from a conviction of the general benefit that must result to every person interested in the River Tweed, from the perseverance of the Association in the measures hi- therto pursued, they are determined to persist, and have gi- ven the most pointed instruCtions to their Water Bailiffs to be diligent in the ensuing Close Time; and hope for the as- sistance of every public spirited person, either magistrate, pro- prietor, or tenant, in preventing the iniquitous practice of kil- ling the spawning fish. 3d, That these Resolutions be published in the Edinburgh, Newcastle, and Kelso newspapers, for public information ;— and, as an inducement to the Friends of the Association to continue the obliging assistance with which they have already favoured it, and from which, for some seasons past, particu- larly the last, there appears to have flowed great and general advantage. ALEX. RENTON, Chairman. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF LOTTERY OFFICES, AT THE STAMP OFFICE IN LONDON. WHEREAS it appears, by an advertisement signed SHERGOLD & CO. as Proprietors of an un- licensed Lottery Office in Lombard- street, that One Hundred Guineas reward will be given by them to any person of the name of Shergold to appear as the Owner of that Office, by the name of Hugh, Henry, or Humphrey Shergold; and where as there is not any person of the name of Shergold licensed to deal in Lottery Tickets, all Chances, Shares, or Agree- ments, signed SHERGOLD, are therefore illegal, and no- thing can be. recovered thereon; NOTICE is hereby given to all Riders, Printers, Shopkeepers, and others their Agents whatever, in the different country towns and other parts of Great Britain, that all and every person or persons who shall be found selling any such, or any other illegal Chances, Shares, or Agreements in the Lottery, shall be prosecuted with the UTMOST RIGOUR of the LAW, and all Justices of the Peace, Mayors, Bailiffs, Constables, Headboroughs, and other Civil Officers, within their respeCtive jurisdictions, are striCtly required by the aCt of thc 27th of his present Majesty, c. I. to use their utmost endeavours to prevent the commit- ting of any of the offences above mentioned. And the public are hereby requested to give their assistance, by sending in- formation to this Office of the persons that may be found of- fending as aforesaid. T. WOOD, InspeCtor of Lottery Offices. LICENCES NOTICE to all persons wanting a LICENCE to sell ALE, BEER, and other EXCISEABLE LIQUORS, by retail, within the city and liberties of Edinburgh. PURSUAnT to the Statutes in the 29th year of George II. and" 5th year of the reign of his present Majesty, the Magistrates of Edinburgh are to meet in the Council Chamber upon Monday the 26th day of OCtober cur- rent, at eleven o'clock forenoon, to take under consideration the petitions or claims of all persons wanting such Licences. The Magistrates require all and every person wanting such a licence, to deliver to the Town Clerks, before the said time of meeting, a claim, containing the name, designation, and place of abode of the person applying, with a certificate of good charaCter, signed by one or more respeCtable persons in the neighbourhood; certifying all such who do not comply with this requisition, that their claims will be refused. N. B. No licence for the ensuing year can be granted to any person who shall not have produced a claim on or before Saturday the 24th of OCtober current. IRISH AND ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY OFFICE, No 26, CoRNhiLL, Opposite the Royal Exchange, London. THE Tickets are sold and divided into Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths, BY HORNSBY AND CO. STOCK BROKERS, Appointed and licensed by Government for the special purpose of selling and sharing tickets in the present IRISH STATE LOTTERY, which will begin drawing on the 12th of Novem- ber next, and in the ENGLISH STATE LOTTERY, which will begin drawing on the 22d of February 1790. And, for the certain security of their Friends and Cus- tomers, who purchase shares at their office, they beg leave to acquaint them, that they have adopted the following unde- niable mode, which cannot fail of removing every idea of doubt with regard to the holder of a share of a ticket being equally safe and secure, in the payment of the prize, as the possessor of a whole ticket. By the present aCt of Parliament, Hornsby and Co. need only leave the tickets, shared by them, in the hands of go- vernment three days after they are drawn; but Hornsby and Co. positively engage with the public, that all tickets, shared by them, shall remain in the hands of government ( with whom they are now deposited, for the more ample security of the holder of the share), until the payment of such share or shares is fully discharged by Hornsby and Co. It has been an invariable rule with the house of Hornsby and Co. to offer the very best security to their worthy friends and the public, on whose patronage and support. they rely. They likewise humbly assure the public, that it shall be their constant study to give every testimony of regard for the in- numerable favours received during a period of twenty- three lotteries, and they earnestly solicit their orders on the present occasion. , The large number of capital prizes sold, shared, and regis- tered, by Hornsby and Co. are too numerous to mention in this publication; they therefore inform the public, for the more early intelligence of the holders of capital prizes, bought at their office, they shall follow their old invariable rule, by advertising every capital prize on the day it is drawn, and the whole at the conclusion of the drawing. CorreCt Numerical and Register Books are kept, and Tick ets and Shares registered at Sixpence per number. All shares sold at this office will be stamped agreeable to act of Parliament. Money for prizes will be paid at this office as soon as drawn. letters ( post paid) duly answered, and schemes gratis. N. B. Agreeable to aCt of Parliament, no business in the lottery tranfaCted before eight o'clock in the morning, nor after eight o'clock in the evening. *_,* Bank, India, and South Sea, Stocks, with their several annuities; India Bonds, Navy and Victualling Bills, and all kinds of Government Securities, bought and sold by commis- sion PRESERVATION OF THE GAME. KENNETH MACKENZIE, Esq. of Cromertie, being desirous to preserve the game on his baronies of Newtarbat, Cogeach, and Strathpeffer, requests that no gentle- man wiil kill or take game on any of these baronies, without his special permission. Poachers, and those hunting or shoot- ing without licence, may depend upon being prosecuted ac- cording to law. NOTICE TO the Creditors of ROBERT LAIDLAW late merchant in Edinburgh. The trustee for the said Robert Laidlaw's creditors hereby gives notice, That a third state of his affairs is now made up for the inspeCtion of his creditors, and that a final dividend will be ready to be paid said creditors, upon Monday the 14th December next; on which day the said creditors are hereby required to meet in the Old Exchange Coffee- house, Edin- burgh, at one o'clock afternoon. Not to be repeated. NOTICE TO the Creditors of JOHN NISBET, mer- chant in Eyemouth. The trustee upon the sequestrated estate of the said John Nisbet hereby calls, in terms of the statute, a general meet- ing of his creditors, to be held in John's Coffeehouse, Edin- burgh, upon Friday the 13th of November next, at one o'clock afternoon, for the purpose of considering the proprie- ty of affording Mr Nisbet an aliment, or some other relief, till such time as the affairs under sequestration can be wind- ed up; and likewise for the purpose of giving the trustee such instruCtions as shall appear necessary for the future ma- nagement of these affairs.- NOTICE TO the Creditors of WILLiAM ANDERSON, Haberdasher in Edinburgh. That, upon the application of a creditor qualified in terms of the statute— The Lord Justice Clerk, Ordinary officiating 0n the bills, upon the 15th curt, sequestrated the whole real and personal estate of the said William Anderson, wherever situated; and appointed his creditors to meet in the Old Ex- change Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, upon Thursday next the 22d curt. at ore o'clock afternoon, to name an interim faCtor up- on the said sequestrated estate; and granted warrant in the usual form for receiving the productions of the creditors, and for the other purposes mentioned in the statute.— Of which this public notice is given to all concerned. NOTICE T0 the Creditors of JOSEPH KETTLE of Birmingham, Merchant, Dealer, and Chapman. That, upon the application of the said Joseph Kettle, and his attorney, with the concurrence of Joseph Gibbs, a credi- tor to the extent required by law— The Lord Justice Clerk. Ordinary officiating on the bills, on the 14th curt, sequestrated the whole real and personal estate of the said Joseph Kettle wherever situated; and appointed a meeting of his creditors to be held in John's Coffeehouse, edinburgh, on Thursday the 29th day of OCtober curt, at elven o'clock forenoon, for the purpose of chusing an interim faCtor. Of all which intimation is hereby given, in terms of the statute. NOTICE TO the Creditors of WILLIAM EWING Linen Printer in Glasgow. That, upon the application of the said William Ewing with the concurrence of a creditor qualified in terms of the statute— The. Lord Justice Clerk, Ordinary officiating 0n the bills upon the 14th curt, sequestrated the whole real and per- sonal estate of the said William Ewing, wherever situated and appointed his creditors to meet in the house of Robert Provan, vintner in Glasgow, upon Friday the 23d curt, at one o'clock afternoon, to name an interim faCtor upon the said sequestrated estate; and granted warrant in the usual form for receiving tbe productions of the creditors, and for the other purposes mentioned in the statute.— Of which this public notice is given to all concerned. for FOR DUNBAR AND ANSTRUTHER, NANCY ANd CHRISTIAN * JAMES ROBERTSON Master, Is taking in goods at Miller's Wharf, London, Haddington, Coupar Fife, Pittenweem, Linton, Crail Ceres, St Andrews, | Ely, and all places adjacent to the above two ports- Sails 27th of OCtober 1789. A HOUSE WANTED, FURNISHED OR UnfuRNishED, For Five Months from the First of December, AS it is for a Large Family, there must be two good rooms, and a light closet big enough to hold a bed, on each floor. FOUR GOOD GARRETS. Below stairs— Kitchen, housekeeper's room, and servants hall— Coach- house and stables are required. For particulars apply to Mess. Young and Trotter, Prince's Street. HOUSE TO LET. To be LET, Furnished or Unfurnished, THE House of EASTER DALRY, with stable, coach house, and other offices— A garden, and some small grass inclosures— May be entered to immediately. For particulars, apply to Mr Kenneth M'Kenzie, jun. writer to the signet, George Street. A COUNTRY HOUSE TO BE LET, NEAR SEA BATHING. THE House of HILLSIDE, near Aberdour, -*- Fifeshire, with offices, garden, shrubbery, and two fields of old grass, is to be Let, and entered to at Martinmas next. The house consists of dining room, drawing room, five bed chambers, kitchen, servants rooms, vaulted cellar, lumber rooms, garrets, & c. the offices of coach house, stable, cow- house, & c.; the garden and shrubbery include more than five acres, in which enough of grass may be cut to maintain a cow. The situation of this place is remarkably healthy, warm, pleasant, and convenient. It is surrounded with wood, com- mands very beautiful and extensive prospeCts; has many de- lightful walks; is in the neighbourhood of coal; and not five minutes walk from the village of Aberdour, where there is a baker, brewer, and butcher— English, latin, and sewing fchools. The post arrives and sets off every day, and a ferry- boat passes twice a week to Leith, from which it is distant seven miles. The house is within fifteen minutes walk of excellent sea- bathing. It will be let with or without eight acres of grass in two inclosed fields. Rent without the fields, 30I. Apply to Dr Stuart, Nicolson's Square, or Mr Gordon, writer to the signet, St Andrew's Square. Not to be repeated. SALE OF DISTILLERY UTENSILS, & c. To be SOLD at Kennetpans, in Clackmannanshire, on Wed- nesday the 21st of October 1789, at eleven o'clock forenoon, THE Whole Coppers, Stills, Worms, and o- ther UTENSILS; belonging to the Distillery at KEN- NETPANS.— Catalogues to be had of Mr David Sandeman, merchant in London-— and Alexander Colvill, auctioneer in Edinburgh. The articles themselves may be seen previous to the sale, by applying to John Stein at Kennetpans. And for further particulars, apply to James Craig, merchant in Edinburgh, or to Robert Boswell, writer to the signet. To be SOLD by public roup, within the town House of Jedburgh, on Tuesday the 10th day of November 1789, at four o'clock afternoon, ALL and haill two Tenements of HOUSES lately belonging to ROBERT BOSWELL, merchant i i JEDBURGH, in the Burn Wynd there: Also another TENEMENT in said wynd, likewise late his property. These subjeCts to be sold by the disponees of the said Mr Boswell.— The articles and conditions may be seen in the hands of Pa- trick Panton writer in Kelso, and will be published at the time and place of sale. GROUND FOR HORSES, GARDENS, AND PARKS, NEAR STIRLING, TO BE FEUED. THE Magistrates and Council of Stirling, in order to accommodate those who wish to settle in this neighbourhood, have resolved to dispose of the GROUNDS on the WEST SIDE of the ROAD leading to St NINIAN's, in lots of about three or four acres each. The convenience and healthiness of the situations now of- fered to the public, the cheapness of fire and provisions in this quarter, and the education in every branch necessary for youth of both sexes to be had in thc town, are perhaps not surpassed in any other part of the kingdom. A stage coach to and from Edinburgh every lawful day; another to and from Glasgow twice a Week and the public carriers pass along the road in the front of the intended feus. Those who incline to offer for the premises, may transmit their proposals to the town clerk, at whose office thc plan and articles are lodged, who will give information as to fur- ther particuLars. If the proposals are not accepted, the feus will be sold by public roup, on Saturday the 27th of February 1790 within the town house, at eleven o'clock forenoon. STIRLING, Oct. 13. 1789. LANDS in THE STEWARTRY of KIRKCUDBRIGHT. To BE SOLD, THE Lands of MICKLE CULLOCH, lying in the parish of Urr, are to be exposed to public roup, » in the George Tavern in Dumfries, upon Thursday the 29th of OCtober instant, at four o'clock afternoon. These lands, consisting of about 330 acres, are situated in a fine early country, within two miles of the harbour of Dal- beaty, at which exports and imports can readily be made. The accommodations of these lands are great, there being marle, fuel, and meadow enough for all the uses of the farm, on which a commodious tenant's house, and a suitable byre, have lately been completed. There is some valuable timber on the ground. The proprietor has right to the teinds; and the lands af- ford an undoubted freehold qualification by retour. The title- deeds, which are perfectly clear, together with the ar- ticles of roup, and a plan of the lands, to be seen by applying to Mr John Syme, writer to the signet, prefently in Dumfries. FARM IN FIFE TO BE LET. THE Farm of DRYMILNE, in the parish of Dunfermline and county of Fife, is to be LET upon a lease of nineteen or twenty one years, from Martinmas first. The farm consists of about jo acrcs; but there are several contiguous spots of ground that may be added to it, and make it about 66 acres in all. Thc soil is excellent, and situation most agreeable, lying quite close to the town of Dunfermline, where manure can be procured, aud the produce disposed of to great advantage. Offers may be given in to John Rose at Charlestoun, by Dunfermline, who will shew the lands. FARM TO BE LET. ( UPSET PRICE REDUCED.) To be SOLD or SUBSET, by public roup, within the Old Ex- change Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, 0n Wednesday the 4th of November 1789, at one o'clock afternoon, ALEASE of the Farm of BANGHOLMS, cur- rent till Martinmas 1811, for such term of years as offerers may incline. The farm consists of 47 acres 3 roods and 13 falls, or thereby, and lies within a mile and a half of Edinburgh, and a mile of Leith, adjoining to the lands of Warriston, upon each side of the high road leading from Leith to Queen- ferry. The entry to be at Martinmas next; and the principal tack, with the articles of roup, are in the hands of Thomas Baird, writer, No. 22, St Andrew's Square. ' The above farm has been lately surveyed by persons of skill, and valued worth a surplus rent of 73I. lis. lod. per annum, or 919I. of purchase money. But, for the encourage- ment of offerers, the upset price for a purchase, or a subset, will be considerably under these sums. ALSO to be LET, by public roup, same time and place, for one or more years, The. MEADOW GROUND, consisting of twelve acres or thereby, lying immediately west of Canonmill Loch. The articles of roup of which may be seen by applying to Thomas Baird, as above. LANDS IN GALLOWAY TO BE SOLD. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup, within the George Inn Tavern, Dumfries, upon Wednesday the 4th day of No- vember 1789, at four afternoon, THE Lands of MINNYGRYLE and POINT- - FOOT, with the teinds and pertinents, lying in the pa- rish of Dalry, and stewartry of Kirkcudbright, paying of year- ly rent about 80I. Sterling, and consisting of 897 acres of fine pasture ground, and some arable. The tack of the lands ex- pires at Whitsunday next, when a very considerable rise of rent may be expeCted. The title deeds, which are clear, tack, and plan of tbe ground, articles and conditions of roup, to be seen in the hands of John Syme, writer to the signet, presently at Dum- fries; and inquiry thereanent may be made at Alexander Fergusson, Esq. of Craigdarroch, who is impowered to re- ceive proposals for a private sale previous to the roup. LANDS IN PEEBLES- SHIRE. To be SOLD by public roup within a short period, as shall be expressed in a future advertisement, ' THE Lands of SMITHFIELD, situated near -*- the town 0f Peebles, upon the high road leading from thence to Edinburgh, and consisting of about 74 acres. These lands hold of the Crown, and afford a freehold qualification in the county.; and there is an excellent house upon them, built within these few years. ALSO., The Lands of WINKSTON, situated upon the same road, about a mile from the above, and consisting of about 273 acres. These lands likewise hold of the Crown, and afford a free- hold qualification. The lands of Smithfield will be shewn by applying at the house, and Winkston by the tenant. For other particulars enquire at Stuart Moodie, writer to the signet. LANDS IN AYRSHIRE. To be SOLD by public roup, in Pool's Coffeehouse, Prince's Street, Edinburgh, the 17th day of November 1789, at six o'clock afternoon precisely, THE Lands of WILLOW YEARDS, in the pa- rish of Beith and shire of Ayr. These lands consist of about 175 English acres of arable ground; they are all inclosed and subdivided into fifteen fields; a thriving belt of planting surrounds the greatest part of these grounds, which, with fome old and new planting, occupies a- bout ten acres. This estate is very pleasantly situated along the side of Kil- burny loch, which abounds with pike and perch. It is with- in half a mile of Beith, a post, market, and an increasing town, in thc midst of the silk and the thread manufactories, where the produce of the lands may be disposed of to the best advantage. It is eight miles only to the west of Paisley, on the road to Irvine, and in the ex a CI center between Paisley and Irvine, Kilmarnock, and Greenock. Upon this property there is a good house and garden, stocked with fruit trees, and an elegant court of offices late- ly built. A valuable flag and stone quarry has been opened in the ground; and it is believed there is coal and lime in it; but both these articles are in such plenty, and so nigh indeed, that no essay has been made for them. The lands hold of the Earl of Eglinton, and pay an yearly feu- duty of 10 merks Scots; are not thirled, and are valued v in the cess- books only at 114I. Scots. ' The articles of roup are in the hands of James Buchan, writer to the signet, St James's Square, No. 13, who will treat for a private bargain. HOUSE AND LANDS in EAST- LOTHlAN to be SOLD. To BE SOLD, ' THE House and Lands of ROCKVILLE. The house stands in a most beautiful situation, and tbe lands lie in one of the richest spots of East- Lothian. The ex- tent of them are about 244 Scots acres, all of which are in the natural possession of the proprietor, excepting about 94 acres under lease. The house is surrounded with a lawn and shrubbery, laid out in a manner so as to render it a delight- ful residence. There is a good bowling- green, and a pretty piece of water well stocked with tench, within the plea- sure grounds. The house was built by the proprietor, and has been possessed about 15 years. It is substantially and well built, and the wright work well executed, and the whole fitted up in a complete manner. It is allowed to be built on one of the best plans of any house of its dimensions". It is 72 feet in front by 37 over walls. It consists of a complete un- der- story, in which there is a kitchen 27 feet by 20, and an adjoining scullery, - with a water- pipe, which furnishes the house with fine soft water; a servants hall, house- keeper's room, and place adjoining, fitted up for keeping linens; a laundry fitted up for the maid servants; a wine- cellar; milk— house ; a hot bath and water closet in one apartment; with a small beer cellar, two other cellars, coal- house, ash- house, & c. adjoining to the house. In an addition lately built and finished, which conneCts with the house, there is a small neat room for a second table, and another for a lady's- maid, with a good pantry and cellar adjoining to it. Ground- floor con- tains a dining- room, 31 by 20; drawing- room 27 hy 20; at large bed- room, and a room for a study or breakfasting- room adjoining to it. These rooms are all 14 feet high, and enter from a hall or saloon. The lodging story consists of five large bed- rooms, with closets and a dressing to the principal bed- room, which is 27 by 20, and 12 feet high. The attic story contains four large bed- rooms, and one smaller one, and a large garret of 27 by 20, above which there is good accom- modation for keeping fruit. ' The house is perfectly dry and well aired, in so much, that from the sunk story, Edinburgh, and a great many distant prospeCts, are seen. At a little di- stance from the house there are offices containing stabling fcr 12 horses; a coach- house which will hold three carriages hen- house, small pigeon- house, poultry- yard, with places for feeding all kinds of poultry, hogs, See. ' There are also apart- ments adjoining to the stables for grooms to sleep in. There is a pump- well to serve these offices. At a convenient di stance, and well supplied with soft water, there is a commo- dious brew- house, well fitted up with brewing- utensils; also a wash- house, washing- green, and- drying- house.' The farm offices are roomy and convenient— a large granary, a smaller one, with fuitable barns, and every accommoda- tion necessary for a farm. There is also a large well stock- ed pigeon- house, which produces more than any family can consume. There is a large Shade fitted up in one of the pas- tures for keeping cows and young horses, and which also contains a convenient place for feeding sheep on turnip and hay in hard weather under a shade. The garden consists of four Scots acres within the walls, well stocked with all the best fruit- trees in prefent bearing. It is a remarkably fine soil for fruit, and is one of the earliest gardens in Scotland. The east, west, and north walls on the out- side, are also covered with fruit trees, all of which bear fruit. For these many years past, after serving a large family completely, something consi- derable has been received for fruit going to market. As thd houfes, offices, gardens, and pleafure- grounds are all in good order, they aae at prefent fit for the accommodation of any genteel family. The grounds are all inclosed, and greatly improved; the pastures are very old, and famous for producing fine mutton. The cess payable out of the lands is only 4I. 2s. ; the stipend il. 4s. 3- Jd.; and school salary 4s. 3d. The houfe, gardens, & c. may be feen at any time, by cal- ling at the house; and the grounds will be shewn by the overseer at the farm— Distance from Edinburgh 20 measured miles, the roads good; from North Berwick three, from Haddington six miles— Good markets for butcher meat and fish at both the above places. The house is completely furnished in a plain genteel man- ner. The purchaser may have the whole or part of the fur- niture at an appraisement. For further particulars enquire at tlie proprietor at Rock- ville, or of Stuart Moodie, writer to the signet. EDINBURGH: Printed by DAVID RAMSAY, OLD FISH- MARKET CLOSE, where Advertisements, Orders for the Paper, & c. are taken in. Published every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday— Price, a single Paper, 3\ d.— 2/, 6s. yearly when called for— il. ( js. delivered in Edinburgh or Leith and il. 14./. sent by Post.
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