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13/12/1815

Printer / Publisher: C. Smith J. White
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Execution of Marshal Ney
Date of Article: 13/12/1815
Printer / Publisher: C. Smith J. White
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B. to'- fce Quarter- Master, General t « the Annysci vii. g under tire command of Field- Marshal the Dokcof Wellington, with the local rusk of Lieuteiiant- Geceral 011 the Contirseut— dated July 25,1815. EftRA< ri; M i- i the Ga/ ette of the 9th instant. Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards. For Joseph Sydney Sharp, Gent, to be Fn< iea and Lieute- nant, See. read Joseph Sydney Tharp, Ger. t tu be Ensign and Lieutenant, . See. Office of Ordnance, lhc.%, 1815. Royal Regiment of Artillery. Second Lieut. John Palmer to he First Lieutenant, vice Ro- berts, deceased— dat. iJ Oct. 27, 1815. Office of Ordnance, Dec. II, 1' ilfe.' Medical Establishment for the Military Department of the Ordnance. Second Assistant-? rirgeon Charles Inglis t; s he First Assist- ant- Surgeon, vice ' Campbell, promoted— dated July 8, 1815; Second Assistant Surgeon James Eddowes to be '('.•! to, vice M'Gregor, promoted — dated as ishove; and Se- coi: d Assistant Surgeon James O'Beirne to be ditto, vice Hilchens promoted— dated July 22, 1815. Temporary Assishsnt- Surguon John O'Dond to be Second Assistant- Surgeon, vice Vei ling, promoted— dated as above Commissions in the Royal South Lincoln Militia, signed ly ih* Lord Lieutenant off he eimittp of Lincoln. Henry Peter John Layard, Esq. to he Captain— dated No- 1 nber 18,1815. Charles Augustus Gresham Manning, Genl. to be Ensign dated November 19, 1815. DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZE- MONEY Crocus, and Minorca, for the San NlColo, 0: 1 the 15th in- staut, sit No. 29, Great Surrey- street, Blackfriars. Recalls at Frankfort- place, Plymouth. BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. Charles Mayor, of Somerset- street, Portinan- square, Mid- dlesex, builder. BANKRUPTS. Job Clark, of Ripton, Derby, dealer, to surrender, De- cember 22, . at.( ive, 23, at two, and January 23, at ten, at the White . Hart Inn, Burton- unon- Tretit. Attorneys', Messrs. Kicks and Braikenridge, Bartlett's- huildings, Hol- born, London; and Sir J. D. Fowler, Knt. Burtou- upon. Trent. Charles Mayor, late of Somerset- street, Portman- square, Midsllesex, builder, to surrender, December 16, 19, at twelve, and January 23, at one, at Guildhall, London At- torney, Mr. Dowden, Angcl- court, Tbroemortoo- strcct. William Paternoster, of Rochester, Keut,. innhol( 1er, to surrender, December 10, 23, at twelve, and January 23, at one, at Guildhall, London. Attorneys, Messrs. Aubrey aud Curtis, Took's- court, Chaucery- lane. William Thorogood, Marshall- atrect, Carnaby Market, Middlesex, brush- manufacturer, to surrender, December 10, 30, and January 23, at eleven, at G. uiidhall, London. Attor utys, Messrs. Fisher aud Sudlow, Gough- square, Fleet- street, London. . Aruall Thomas Faycrman, of Norwich, druggist, to sur- rendes', January 1, 3, and 23, at four, at , the Castle Inn, Norwich. Attorneys, Mr. Bignold, jun. Norwich; and Messrs. Bleasdale and Co. New Inn, London. Cornelius Benson, of Birmingham, money- scrivener, to sur- render, December 29, 30, and January 23, at eleven, at the Stork Tavern, Birmingham. Attorneys,' Messrs. Egerton and Witham, Gray's Inn- square, London; and Messrs. Spur- rier and Inglchy, Birmingham. William Fawks, late- of Ledbury, Herefordshire, innlrolder, to surrender, January 12, 13, at eleven, at the Reindeer, Woscester, and 23, at eleven, at the Unicorn Inn, Great Malvern. Attorneys, Mr. Ballard, Malvern, Worcestershire: and Mr. Bousiield, Bouverie- strect, Fleet- street, Loudon. James Bond, now or late of Huddersfiehl, Yorkshire, mer- chant, to surrender, December 27, 28, and January 23, at eleven, at the Rose aud Crown Inn, Huddersfield. Attorneys, Mr. Battye, Chancery lane, London; and Mr. Crosland, Huddcrslield. John Clegg, of Manchester, cotton- merchant, to surrender, January 8, 3, and 2: j, at eleven, at the Dog Tavern, Man- chester. Attorneys, Mr. VYood, Manchester ; and Mr. fiurd, Temple, London. Jolui Watford, West Quanloxhead, Somersetshire, malt- ster, to surrender, January 2, 3, and 23, at elevfen, at the White Hart Inn, Wiveliscoinbe. Attorneys, Messrs. Ad- lillgl'oi and Gregsn- y, Bedford- row, London ; aud Mr. Han- cock, Ford, near Wiveliscombe. Francis Brown, the younger, late of Emswell, York, farmer, to surrender, December 20, 23, at eleven, and January 23, at three, at the Cinss Keys Inn, Beverley, York. Attorneys, Mr. Blakistsin, Symostsl's- inn, Chancery- lane, London ; and Mr. Robert Boulton, the yoaugcr, Great Drif- field, Yosk. (,' coi'ge Spcnc , of Leicester, draper, to suireiider, De- cember 28, 29, and January 23, at eleven, at the White Hare Inn, Leicester. Attorneys, Messrs. Burley, Moore, and Lake, LhicoluViun, London ; and Mr. Bnrbidge, Leicester. Joseph Mayer, of Feller- lane, Loudon, furrier, to sur- render, December 19, 26, and January 23, at twelve, at Guildhall, Loudon. Attorney, Richard Rosser, Red Lion- square. John Grey, of" Neivcastle- npon- Tync, linen- draper, to sur- render, December 27, January 3, and 2?, at eleven, at the George Inn, Newcastle- upon- Tyne. Attorneys, Mr. William Stoker, Pilgrim- street, Newcastle; and Messrs. Bell and Brodrick, Bow Church- yard, Chcapside, Lohdou. John Boyle, late of Leeds, York, cloth- dresser, to surren- der, December 27, January 3, and 23, at eleven, at the George Inn, Pilgrim- street, Newcastle- upon- Tviie. Attorneys, Mr. Seymonf, Newcastle- sipnn- Tyne; and Messrs, Bell and Brod- rick, T— w Church- yard, London. \ Henry Yates, now or late of Rotherhain, York, timber- merchant, to surrender, December 16, 19, and January 23, at twelve, at the Tontine Inn, Sheffield, York. Attorneys, Mr. ! Bernard John Woke, Sheffield ; and Mr. Henry Blakelock, [ Serjeant's Inn, Fleet- street, London, j Ralph Standring Shaw, of Rochdale, Lancaster, woollen- [ mmntfncturer, to surrender, December 28, January 11, and 1 2' i, at ten, at the White Be: r Inn, Mu: c'icster. Attorneys, Messrs. Hewit and Kiik, Manchester; and Mr. Hind, loner- Tein. de, London. ' John Rook, of I'a k G; ite, Cumberland, cattle- dealer, to surrender, January 2, 3, and 23, at eleven, at the George and Draffon, Wiifton," Cumberland Attorneys, Messrs. Words- v •>, a 1,1 Addisou, Staj) lc- lni), London ; and Mr. Lightfoot, Wigton. YVtyiiim Kicliolson, of Kingstou- nppn- Hull, merchant, to ( Jlirr'e idei, pcfember 18,19. and January 23, at eleven, at the Doft ' Shij t> nck Tavern, S « ile, iahc, in Kingston- upon. Hull. Attorneys, Messrs. Jlo- ser and Son, Pavtleft's- buili}- injis, Holburn, London ; and Mr. Samjwith, Hull. tiu^ ft i . loyd, of Gedravstrect. Adelphi, Midille « ex, bro- ker, to surrender, jjeceipVr 13, it), and January 23, at ten, at GuiWtall, London, Attorney, Mr. Moore, Great - Marl- jjofough- strfet." ' -' ioiijt Harris,. 6f Langley- Mill, ghlpton uader- Whichwood, Oxfoidfch. ire, eornjdea'ler, • to surrender, DfCember 16, 23, sad January 23,. 5) 1 one, at. Guildhall, London. Attorneys, Messrs:' Leigh, 51' ason, and Housmau, New- Briilge- street, plnckfViars. '' John Tvnery, late of Bedford, ~ roe » r, to surrender, De- fii'mber - 27, at live, 28, and January 23, at ten, at the Swan tun, Bedford. ^ tyruM; Mes? re. Swain, Stevens, Maples, and Itasrtc, Old Jewry, London. f Dividend/, ^- c in our neirtj FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. DUTCH MAIL. BTTBSSEL. 3, DEC. 4. In all the towns of the departments of the North and Pas de C « I* H* a' 1 extraordinary contribution is imposed, to the amount 6f'one fifth of the usual direct taxes, in order to furnish provisions for the Allied tt; oops that are marching through them. The neighbourhood" of Arras is still full of troops, and ti, a - gates' of. the town are constantly ' shqt., whim has now been the cise Tor. a fortnight. There isf a movement among the lunsian troops, also sQi » e ( jprps. are marching towards Catnbray, to form the garrisolriiv coiy'untif. i'on with others of the Allies.' fhe garrison is to be 3,000 strong. Peronne will lie evacuated by the Allies, but not have any French garrison. "-'.? ' , , The Prussian troops that have marched through this city are equipped in the most'complete man- ner ; every soldier hiis a double set of equipments— one finite new. The corps carry with- them ' a con- siderable'quantity of provisions, in order that the tr'do^ s,;' on thei)' first arrival in the Prussian terri- tory, ifiaj- he'able' to f'uinisi, themselves with ne- " ces. saries; Chevalier Canova has sent the masterpieces of sculpture, formerly taken by the Fra:. ich from the Roman States, to Antwerp, where they are to reinain for the winter, in order to be afterwards sent, by sea ROME. ; PEC. 6. The surrender of the five French fortresses has not yet taken place ; it' is supposed that several measures to be taken respecting the magazines and nnlitary sJqn'S that are contained iii them maybe the cause of the delay. At Valenciennes there are already. Commissioners frotp the Allied Powers, to . arrange every tlijtig in this respect.. Meantime' the environs' of these place's are occupied by Allied troops, which, added to the continued passage of the Prussians, may. gise ijn idea of the burden wjjich. tlie Departments have to bear. ! Several Hau< iveri.; n corps have received orders to return to their owo eountry J their place will be sup- plied by some English regiments that have suffered the most.— fl; I. aarte', fi Couriwt, Dec. Q. J; HAGUE, DEC. J. We hear that the sittings cf the First Chamber of the Stales General, which were to have recom- menced on the 18th of. this month, arc to beopened earlier,- and that this Chamber will meet on the 12 th, at the same time with the Second Chamber; from which it is inferred; that some important com- munication is to lie made to the States General.--- { Hague Cou'rant, Deo. S. J , SWOI. L, pEC. 4. To day arrived here, under an escort, a detach- ment. of 335 French prisoners pf war from Coevei- den, where' they arrived some months ago from Russia; they were embarked 1-, ere for Antwerp. MIL, AN, NOV. 32. The Deputies from this city sent to Venice, have been received by' the Emperor in the most gracious manlier. His Majesty said to them, " 1 should have. proceeded di^' ctjy. to iV] i{ an, had not the djf- fu'iili sitnaiiyn in . which Venice is, induced me ijoit to delay, any longer to do that city alt the good that depends upon me. 1 know that the. Milanese attach great interest to the Mont de Piete, with the property of wlj'ii^- So many persons are connected. I liaye written to the . different Italian, princes, that they may send Commissioners to Milan, by the day of vnrmrivai, wliioli^ jf God will,' shall be the 15th of December, i'n order to regulate the public debt, iV> reft v. eiK'e to theprovinces which formerly coin- posed the Kingdom., of Italy, and now retained un- der tlieir dominion.—( Amsterdam Cour. Dec. 9, J • ', ' ' G'ETSEVA, NCj V. 22. * Three thpuijand Piedmoi) tes'e troops are shortly expected, at Cai- rouge to occupy the part of Savoy, jvliieh returns under the dominion of, the King pf Sarifiina. Pi( rt are already ' arrived there. The military Governor of'the province is'the Count de St. Simon, vvho resides at Chesnes. . ' BERLIN, NOf. 21. It is positively.. said, that no less, than eight dif- ferent pamphlets are'Coming out against the vVork of Privy Counsellor <^ tm\ aW:.—( A!^ em'einf Zie* ' lung, Dec. i. j' ' ;' * •• . - - ', sj PALERMO, IJIOV. 1. The squadron of corsairs returned to Tunis on the' 2 Ut of October, and put on shore 10ft Sar- dinian slaves, who were almost all wounded.— It also landed live men taken in the Roman States. The next day it landed tjie artillery. A lai's^ e. frigate and a brig were upon the stocks at . Tunis, built under the direction of an Italian en- gineer.' -.'. .. , •. ,.' • " ' OSTEKO, DEC. 6. Several transports are come to - fetth the English troops still in this country. ; . Three fine regiments of Prussian cuirassiers ar- rived here this nioj'ning. V-( Oracle, Dec. Q./ ' • '• A11AU, NOV. 25. A letter from Paris has the following passage*;— " In our Departments there prevails" a violent fer- mentation. ' The King has desired to comnel the French to be peaceable and; happy— he has not suc- ceeded. People's minds are. inflamed. Our for- mer misfortunes, our late losses, the difficulties of Our situation, which became more complicated by , the presence of the allied troops, put great obsta- cles in the way of the good intentions of Louis the l^ iiihteeuthj in seeking- to calm the mifikting pas- sions. Every mdividuiil Frenchman feels the ne- cessity of repose ; but at the same moment tliat he confesses this, disputes arise about the means of ob- taining this end. , " People are fully agreed that they must stand round the throne and frankly adopt one opinion; but every one desires that his own shall have the preference."—( Arau Gazette, Nov. 26. J yiENNA, Noy. 28- From all parts of the monarchy we haveaccounts of the return of our brave troops to their own coun- try. They are every where received with the ho- nours due to their merit. The accounts from Venice, which reacli to the 2Qth, continue to give an account of the magnifi- cent fetes in that city, in honour of their Imperial Majesties. The Little Council of the Canton of Zurich has published a very benevolent regulation, oii occasion of the abuse of the practice of employing; young children in the manufactories and spinnjiig ma- chines; by this regulation no children are th be so employed till they have passed the jjth year of their age ; tliey are to continue' to visit the schools regu- larly, and cannot in any ease be kept to work more than 14 hours in a day; with respect to their wages, they are placed under their parents; or, in case these are dead,- or of bad character, under their guardians, or the administration of the parish. — The proprietors and inspectors of suijh establish- ments have certain duties prescribed to them for guarding the morals of the children, and the Pa- rochial Magistrates are authorised to see that they are fulfilled ; " because," says the regulation, " it is the duty of every paternal Government to pro- vide that the ignorance, carelessness, or self- interest of the parents, may not place young children in a situation which fnay endanger their bodily strength and health, and their morals, deprive them of that degree of cultivation of the mind and heart necessary to every member of civil society, and of the Christian Church, and prevent their acquiring the ability of gaining an honest livelihood when they are grown up, aiid of fulfilling in a proper manner their do- mestic and social duties."-^ Vienna Court Gazette, Nov. 1S. J ' _ FRENCH PAPERS. PARIS, DEC. 8. We have stated, that in the sitting of the Depu- ties on the 1st December, a proposal for reviving the punishment oT the gallows was brought forward, This is erroneous ; it was spoken of only in the Committee ; but ho mention was made of it in the public sitting. It is probable that the Chamber will not direct its attention to such details, which would be beneath its dignity.—( Gazette de France.) The Moniteur says, that it in' authorised to con- tradict the report generally circulated of the de- parture of M. Lebreton for Brazil to form vatieus establishments there. It adds, that no person has received any commission either for this purpose or any others of the like nature. For a few days past there- hag been a consider- able rise in the public funds; it is attributed partly to the acquisition of annuities by foreign capitalists, but chiefly to the firmness and prudence of the Government. ' Madame de St. Leu has set out for Constance, accompanied by- one of her sous. The Court, of Assizes will to- morrow ( the 9th) try a person on a charge bf seditious cries. This trial will be curious, on account pf the character of the accused. This man, named Thomas, is a tur- ner, and though he has the mania of spouting in Latin, and in verse too, it may be occasionally per- ceived that lie has not forgotten his original oqCtw patidn. To- day ( the 8th)' the Court of Assizes was en- gaged with the trial of . lean Bruins Benoit, a cui- rassier, and JlU- nond Morel, a soldier of the line, for seditious cries. These two men, accused of having shouted " Vive rEmperenr .'" and sung sbtfgs against the Government, had been [ ireyi. otisly brought before. a Council of War, which declared itself incompetent. They assert that they " were taken prisoners at Mont St. Jean, aud were intoxi-- ciited at the time they sung the song in. question. The Brigadier of die Royal Guard deposed to their state of intoxication, . M. Bexon, Counsel for the accused, found means to reconcile the interests of his clients with' his known attachment to the King. • " The Jury declared the accused guilty of having invoked the name of the Csttr^ er, aud endeavoured, by scurrilous language, to diminish the resect, clue to the Government of the King! but not guilty of having attempted, to destroy or ovtifhrbw the Go- vernment. The Court, in consequence, sentenced them, agreeably to Articles 5 and 10 of the Law of the 9th November, 1815, to imprisonment for six months, a fine of 50 francs, the stoppage of their pension for a year, and to give surety to the amount ol 100 francs to remain under the superintendence of lhe high police for que year. The magnificent picture of Prud'hon, represent- ing'divine justice preceding, human justice, and pursuing the criminal with her torch, has been re- moved from its frame which was placed;- over the seat of the President, in the Court of Criminal Jus- tice. This picture is now in one of the halla of the prefecture of the, Seine, and a Christ will, be put up in its place. It has been - thought more suitable to substitute for this subject, the truth of which, is but too striking, a consolatory image, which, instend of overwhelming; the criminal w. itli j terror, shews him the pardon which. awaits him.- 1 At seven o'clock in the morning of the execution of Marshal Nev, the horse gendarmerie and the national guard, horse and foot, were posted in all the avenues of the Luxembourg. At eight a veteran Soldier went to the Place St. Michel, to call a hack uey- co'aVh. . At Time the Marshal was in- formed that every . thing was ready : he changed his on, a blue feck; with a black. waistcoat, breeches and stockings. The Cure of St. Sulpice and the Marshal were at the back of the coach, and two officers of gendarmerie occupied the front seat. Numerous detachments of royal grenadiers, gendarmes, and veterans, accompanied and followed the carriage, which crossed the garden of the palace and pursued the new aventie, called the avenue of the Observatory. By the \ yay the Marshal delivered his gold snuff- bo? tq ' M. de Pierre, requesting him to ' give if, with two letters which he had written during the night, to his wife. He then took froip his pocket spine pieces of gold, Which he also gave to the Cure, saying—" Here is something for the poor." ' Qn reaching the gate, the coach turned a little to tlie left, aud stopped about forty paces from the gate, and thirty front the wall, at the foot of which the execution was to take place. A picquet of ve- terans, of sixteen men, had been oh the spot ever since five o'clock in the motning. At the moment when the coach stopped, the party ? ormttt in order of battle. One of the officers of gendarmerie alight- ed first, and was followed by the Marshal, who ap- parently inquired of him if that was the place of execution. He then walked with a firm step to the distance of eight paces froln the wall, and turn- ing briskly towards the soldiers, s& id, '' Comrades, fire at me, aud take good aim." As he uttered these words, lie took off his hat with his left hand, and placed his right upon his breast. The officer of the party gave the signal with his sword, and the Marshal dropped down dead : several balls entered his head. The body was taken up and put upon a bier, { t was exposed for a quarter of an hour to the view of tlie witnesses of this execution and the public ; af- ter which it was covered with a cloth, and carried by veterans to the Hospital of La Maternite, with- out doubt to be delivered to his family. It is impossible to do justice to the zeal mani- fested by " the national guardj' charged with the'po- lice external and internal, of the Palace of the Lux- embourg, during the trial of Marshal Ney.' As exact discipline was observed during those days of bustle by this city militia, as it could have been by the best trained troops of " the liu'e. No person was admitted at the entrance of the palace, whatever might be his rank and qqality, without a particular card, according to the title of each individual. This order was so strictly obeyed, that on Wed- nesday one of his Majesty's Ministers was stopped by the sentinel, at the gate of the palace. The Minister mentioned his name, but to no purpose, " My order," replied the sentinel, " is not to ad- mit any" person whatever." Meanwhile the Com- manding Officer of the post came up, and recog- nizing the Minister, began to apologize for the in- terruption. ™ | have to congratulate yop, Sir," replied his Excellency, with good humour, " be- cause the national guard knows so well hopr to obey orders. I was before acquainted with ' the sincerity of its zeal, but it was. not - till I was stop- ped by it that ,1 was able to appreciate its spirit," .... I.' T PARIS, DEC. <>, We are assured that on the day of Marshal Nev's execution, Madame Ney, Still ignorant of its having taken place, went to the Thuilleries at ten in the morning to implore the Kiiig'&. clemeucy, and. that the Duke of Duras, to whom she ad- dressed herself in order to be introduced, was . obliged'to inform her that the Marshal no longer existed- .-, X- JI>- • When the Chamber of Peers deliberated on tlie Decree, condemning Marshal Ney, there were five nominal calls of the Peers. The first call decided, by a majority of 113 to 47, the question relative - to the reception given by the Marshal to the Usur- per's emissaries in the night between the 13th and 14ih of March. The second decided unanimously, with the exception of one Peer, who did not vote, the question relative to the triple fact of having, by the proclamation of the 14th, excited his army to rebellion and desertion; of having ordered his troops. to join the Usurper; and of having, himself at their head, cffe< ted that junction. The nature ot> the crime resulting from these acts was the ob- ject of the 3d call, and it was in the same manner almost unanimously decided to be high treason, and an attack on the safety of the State, Finally, two calls took phtce on the application of the punishment. The result of the last, in which several voters availed themselves of the power in cliniug to the mildest opinion, was a majority of 139 the punishment of death, to be applied ac. cording to military forms. , The number of voters on each call were. 1 C. I. The results stated above are independent of the reductions to be made for conformity of ' opinion between persons related and allied. ' M. Olivier, Counsellor- in the Court of Cassa tion, is appointed Reporter in the process of M de Lavalette. The Advocate- General is not yet appointed. " '' . VIENNA, NOV. 22. The notorious Grasel has not yet been taken. It " seems that lie is now, with the greatest part of his gang, in the circle of Tabor, in Bohemia. From all accounts it appears, that notwithstanding all the measures taken again. Sthim, his band has lately in. pi- eased to 1,000 men, } t has been deemed advis- able to place military piquets, on all the principal r « ads leading from this city to Prague, Bruuu, and Linz, for the security of the Government dispatches and travellers, who have sometimes been threatened. j „•'"' . * tiov. 26. ( EXTRACT OF A PRIVATE I. ETTER.) We learn from letters from Paris, that Prince Metternigh has invited, the Spanish Ambassador, the Duke de'San Carlos, to proceed to Italy to the Emperor of Austria. It is said that this Ambas- sador is charged to prptest solemnly, in the name of j& gritt Louisa, infanta of Spain, against the pos- session of Parma and Placentia by the ArchdncJ. e. s'i Maria Louisa of Austria, and against the removal of the pictures of Parma from the Museum at Paris by the Austrian Commissioners. On the other haiid, a projected marriage between the Archduchess Leopotdine, the Emperor's se- cond daughter, and tiie King of Spain, is the topic of general conversation. In my last letter I informed YOU of the apprehen- sion of prase!. For some, weeks past the police has been on the look out for this celebrated robber, without his having any suspicion of the circum- stance. It had found means to introduce some of its agents into his baud, and to direct movements of the latter suitably to its plants; Grasel was enamoured of a girl who had been taken and im- prisoned, but permitted, though in a manner wholly qnkr. own to her, to escape. It was in- tended, by means - of this girl, and a female companion who had been placed with her during her imprisonment, to antice Grasel into a house, where all necessary steps hud Wen taken secure him, A confident of the Magistrates, but suppose^ by Grasel to be attached to- his interest, entered the house with bur., and took all the Re- quisite precautions to prevent his escape. It is said that the Mayor of the town of Dro'ev- doi'f principally contributed to the success of the measures, for apprehending \ ii. is chi^ f of banditti, who has been long known, hut for the last four months has carried on . his depredations with the greatest audacity. He was taken iti the vicinity of Horn, carried on the 2Qth to Sfockerau, and brought about twelve o'clock on the 81st to this capital. ( Such was the eagerness of the people to see him, that thousands went to the other side of the Danube to meet him, and that in the evening the streets were crowded, because it was reported that he was to be transferred in the night from the hotel of the Police to'that of the Tribunal of J ustice, NOV. 23. Letters from Trieste State, that Count Gottorp ( Gustsvus,' late King of Sweden), is in that citj* with a retinue of fourteen persons, ampn< r whom i? one female. Tlie Count intends to proceed without delay to Jerusalem ; but, according to appearances, the funds of the party are not adequate to so dis- tant an expedition. The'Count shews himself very little iiiJiuhiic. fie will enibark in « French ship for Corfu, and there collect all the information ne- cessary for his far- tlier progress, Rome", 84, We appear to be on as gopd tewis with the Court of Austria as with that of^ EnghiBd. Jt is confidently asserted' that AustriadlaSf. Uiidertaken to adjust amicably, wltli the Con/ t of Bavaria,, the existing difficulties relative to the claims of Print's Eugene. PRIVATE CpRRf. SPCXCE. Paris; Saturdr j Momlng. I was correct in- stating,' that'MiirshafJs'ey was executed oil Thursday moriiing ; he bo re his fate with great fortitude. The execution took | i+ ace with great secresy, and measures were even takers to divert the attention of the public ' from the time and trie spot at which it was to take place. It was rumoured in the morning that lift: execution was to- take place in the evening, at half- past five o'clock, ia the Plains de Grenelle. • Tt was here, at. that hour, that Labedoyere was executed. The streets; leading to the Plaine de Grenelle, aud the Pluine itself, were p. itrp'ed by mounted geusd'artiies. An immense multitude assembled there. In the mean time the execution had actually taken place, near the garden of the Chamber'of Peers. The gales had been closed and' guarded during the trial; no particular notice was therefore taken of the strict- ness with which it " was guarded on the morning of Thursday, About half- past nine the drums were suddenly heard beating; this was for ilievelraite of the national guard; Ney had been shot, and the body removed, a quarter of an hour before ; he was conveyed privately through the garden to the back gate, where lie ivas carried into the Boulevard. The spot is extremely solitary; he was escorted to it by a few cavalry, when tile carriage stopped, and a file of troops of the line appeared drawn up opposite to the garden ; he stepped put with great firmness, seemed somewhat surprised— exclaim- ed, " What, liene •' but it is no matter." A per- son advanced to' place a bandage over his- eyes ; he made a sign with his hand to prevent " it; he began to spejik, . ttud even said a few words, the substance of which was what he had said in the Chamber of Peers, that his conscience reproach- ed him with no crime, that he had been refused the means of defence, that he was unjustly con- demned, in direct violation of the faith of Treaties, ^ * and that he appealed tp France and to posterit ™ 1' This was permitted by a Lieutenant of gendar- merie, who stood immediately ne. xt to the Marshal; but when the Commandant observed it, he gaie or- ders to the soldiers to be ready to do their duty. Ney requested to be allowed to give the order; | ie spoke the following words:— " Soldiers ! you have obeyed me during fifteen years, obey me for this the last time— take your aim here—( laying'his. hand upon his heart)—- right to the heart— Visfz Jusle- lu- droit au cccur-— Vive la France!'" After uttering these words he dropped down lifeless ; the body remained oil the spot for a verv few minutes, after which it was Carried to a guard- room, where it remained for two hours; it has been since given to his family; he- hits four children ; his fortune is not HS considerable as might be expected from his rank, and by no means equal to that of most of tile French Generals. The law of amnesty proposed by the DHC tic liiclrelieu lias greatly, calmed the public anxiety ; it is fu. unded on the two Ordinances issued by the King in July last. , JSTo individuals, excepting those comprised in. that Ordinance, are to be made accountable for their t- mduct. j. TJiis pub- lic declaration cauje most , opportunely to- calm the anxiety which prevailed in Paris, when it became known that the Marshal had » been executed. When it was found that lie had- suffered, it was pretended streams of blood would flow through the Streets of Paris— ti rat the sanguinary scenes iff the Resolution would be renewed : the speech of the Minister was received with enthusiasm. EXTRACT rnoM ANOTHER, RRIVATE Paris, Friday morning, 10 o'clock, Dec. ® , 1815. I write to give you every circumstance that 1 have Collected relative to Marshal Ney.,. 1 do positively iissure you, I have the entire £ iom the very first and best authority, viz. my own observation, in some in- stances, and the intelligence bf my tW6 friends, one . a Captain in the Grutid Cody Gnftrd of the King, the other. Aide- de- Cainp tp tlve Chief Marshal of Cainp to the King, &. C. & c. .,. I : On Sunday last, at three o'clock, t went with iuie of these friends to the Luxembourg ft/ li/ tce, ( the CWVlm- of. Peers), in order to see it; at the gate we were stopt by A'utianul Goards, who could not . let us pass; I observed ihe whole of the coprt- yap} filled with National Guards. We walked round the Palace, it had centinels of dens ( VAmies, and in its large guldens were scattered French sdtdiers.—* There was no bustle— no noise. On ' S. unday, - aNational Guard,, who was a seritry on the Marshal, told me, that the Marshal was a), ways very composed— shewed much " sang froid," while allowed ills two hours walking in the day time; and usually calling for the newspaper, read tt, and smoked his pipe. , ; At eleven Inst night' he was condemned » t . " ' Wiieti for a while in prison afterwards, ; h. e com- plained that " fie had ate something whicH nia'de nim sick." lie was asked, " Would lie have any thing to remove the illness ?"— Ue replied, " No> sis he had so short a time to live." It is a fact, his children, who are oh the pension of this city, would iiot see their father ( the Marshal) * hen he had called to visit tiiem, pt'ter his treasona- ble, behaviour,— such were the feelings instilled into their ^' outig minds. Every day ? ud night, since the transmission of the Marshal from the C'oncicrgeriie prison to the Luxembourg Palace, tile half of the Garde du lioi ( King's guard] slept in t| ie stablest with their horses feadv twiddled, for fear of some commotion. tie descended from the carriage at the place of execution, and waited with ti firth, confident step Slid luien, for otevt Iventi/ paces ; he then changed colour two or three times Iroin a very fed to dead He would not have his eyes bandaged. lie wished at { his moment to nay something, but a sud- weakness prevented,| iim wholly. . Nevertheless, he j> ave the word himself to " Fire;" and told the veterans who were to shoot him,' " Ac jnatir/ udu pas h ecnr" ( do not hiiss the Jiidri'l The veterans," for a few moment*,' were confounded,' unci abso- lutely hesitated with a seeitiing feeling of horror iiiised with pity. They fired— a ball struck him right in the centre bf the eft in'. The Marshal, with the cjuickness of lightning, clappeil both his hands behind his head ; he fell in an instant; completely dead ! 1 ! One ball struck his chin— anbther his light ami— ano- ther his left arm— auofheY his low er belly— another his / eft breust. It was a cold anil lowering morni'tig;. lumbers of all kinds of troops were on foot in' Paris j but no riolsfi— lio Crowds in the streets— all j'a'st passed as the preceding days of the week. At the execution, there were ( efy few people; and about 30() troops. We wfcre all taken, indeed, by surprise. jjct.— 6f the guilt of Ne* there nevcr was any ques- tion; but .. that of votes there should be only 22 in favaoV of a lighter punishment than, death, would indeed he surprising if the Chamber of Peers had not from the Girt moment of its creation shewn a ( disposition to anticipate the wishes of the Crown. • The Times, howe- eer, affects surprise tthat- there tihonldbe even so lnttnyiin that assembly who voted • for deportation--. instead, of- death;- andswith eharac- ; • tefiwicf, inconsistency, brands'him as a- monster of • ingratitude, at the moment that rt'represents him a 1 . martyr to his grafitml< » to BONAPARTE, who haul raised him from thi- lowest class of society to his late ". lofty Iveight." The people of France, bow- ever, appreciate him, with feelings* v^ ry1' different from, those which actuate the pa'rtisanjs of- the liouit" fiOHS. They do not . forget how: greatly Marshal J\ TK. y contributed to that, boasted glory, the loss of which tbay, now bewail, and uittst feel- themselves degraded in his fate., In these observations . we do not nean. to question thp justice of bis sentence. We only condemn, the V{ eakues5, by which it was deferred to a moment, when, as an example', it be- comes useless, while it . tends to keep aliye- pas- sipns now subsiding, and which it is the interest of the Government sliould cease to operate. We ejf tractgd yestei ( liij, from the Brussels Pa- pers, an article Kinder the head of Rome, stating, th^ t the Powers of Europe have formed a league, by which they undertake to furnish an ar. my of 45,000 rjie. n to ptjt down the Barbary States. The details are very vague, and to give them credit to their full extept, would , he „ to impute a depth of ignorance in the European Powers, from which we . ijjjqpe they, are free. . That it would be a, laudable uudeV'aking to crush these JJarb. ary States, > vi; uch have so hjno; dUgn^ ed the worjd, and afflicted humanity . by tffeir ferocity,• find licentiousness, liQue . will. question, but a. force of 45,000 men would be _ totally inadequate to the purpose, and must perish in the attempt. Oi the four Barbary Sjt » tes, Tripoli, the, weakest,, could bring into the / field, 4/ 5,000 men.; Tunis, . the next, double, tjiat. number; Algiers;- treble ; and Morocco qu, adr. ii( plf that amount. However, these States may be ppjr disii'sicted by jealousies and • conten- tions,, an estei'iiStl attack by a Christian- force vitoulu npt fail to.( u. nite them, pight- teptbs of their troops are horsemen,,, aijd although Jjifp/ ior to European troops, they are not deficient in courage and activity. NAVAL REGISTER. Qui marc feneat turn necesse rerun pntiri. Cic Atllt. 1 . 9 3 i o 0 MAILS. . Dublin . Waterfoi < 1, . Guernsey &.! ersey ..... • Holland . G() tteuhnr( di ,...,... . Hamburgh DljE. . 6 .. I . i • 0. t cy '. i MUCS OF STOCKS THIS DAY AT ONE. 3 per Cent. Red. .. S9|| | ExCh. Bills 1 dis. 3 pr. 4 per Cents. 74 | Omnium : i :.{•.. 14|| Bank Long An. IS 1- 16 | Ditlri Paytnwit s; Mgf India Bonds .... I dis. | Consols for Acc. til| ti- 2 THE GLOBE. - . PORTSMOUTH, DEC, 1- 2. > NoiArj- ivalsv— Sftif « < l'.. the'- Edward, Ebeliug, for Amstefifeim ; BayardiWatkins,: for Amsterdam; Thomas; Dodd,' foi< tfi'S Dow lis 5 England., Ray, • for the- \ V est - Indies; • PromptPet lie, for Jamaica ; and Lusitania, Brash, ^ o. r the Downs., y. • ' " v ""•• PLYMOUTH, DEC. 11. Cttnte iri the Swedish brig Oscar, from Nttnt- Strain for Malaga and1 Gibraltar; a French frigate . from Portsmouth to Cherburg ; Petit Bori/ corse, Godlan, from France. 1 - t • \ > Sailed the Fly sloop of tyar on a cruise. ' ' '. • ^ Ar. Mdl'Tll, DEC. 10. " Arrived a Swedish brig, tratne unknown. • Salled'Uhe1 Pitt, Caf> ti Foster, for Jamaica ; Pe- tersknrgh packet, for Naples. - , - ; •.', ' 1 : ; - t{ '' MARGATE, toEC. 12.' 1 ( Arrived tlie Cftrl Johan, a Swedish brig, • with timber- and deals; she has been on s hore on the Long Sand, and is very leaky. '••••' . Several aDchcfs and cables; have beeor picked Up and. landed at; this. port: 44 casks of wins jjave been picked up and lauded. ' ; •: • ' ; '•• 11 RAMSGATE, DEC< 12. ' . Arrived the- Jupiter, a Dutch ship, Koh, fronV Cadiz, for Amsterdam, with damage. ^ ••• The Neath ( la'stfc; that was on the South shore, heS been, got off, and bj'oughtin, with, lo^. of , rud » der,. & c.—, Several anchors and cables have been brought in. ' •> >' ' <; '' •• DEAL, DEC. 12. • . Cape dottrti ffom tlif. river and sailed, . the Prince Regent, White, for Batavia. Arrived « nd sail- ed, for the river, the Honduras packet, Litee. from Smyrna; and the William, from Hamburgh, and sailed for Baltimore, . • • • ••. » . i ' ' COV/ ES, DEC. 12. ' tl, aine, iu the George Washington, Ward, from Alexandria, 445, hhds. of .. tobacco, in distress ; „ the Scandinavitin,, from St, ockh° hn, with, tar, leaky ; ami the. Assanorm, from Antwerp, with her pumps choaked. ."-'••* "... LONDON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DEC. 13, ISIS. A Dutch Mnil tinived this uiorning, from which we have made iXtracts. They are not important. We this day resume our extracts fiorn the Paris P. upers to the 10th iiistautj and private letters to the same date, received ybsterday.— it appears from the latter,. that the fate of Marshal NEY excited u great sensation in that City, To divert the atten- tion of the public, it was given out that he would be executed on the Plain of Grenelle, where LABE- DOYERE had suffered, and preparations were made accordingly, and iu the mean time he was secretly conveyed from the rear of his prison to the avenue of the Observatory, where he was shot. NEY him- self was not aware of the place where he was to suffer until he arrived at the fatal spot. This cau- tion evidently betrays the apprehension of the Go* Yernment, an apprehension thut Could only arise f.' om tlie Consciousness of the unpopularity of the VONAl^ AHTE. WEYMOUTH, Dfcc. 9. On Sunday last her Royal Highness, the Prince?* Charlotte of Wales, attended by Countesses llches- ter, Rosslyn, and Warwick, and the Ladies Gre- Ville, also by the L'vrd Bisbop- of Salisbury and family, heard Divine Service at Wyke Church, and a- Sermon preached by the Rev. John Fisher, Rector of Osmingtoii, & c, & c. in this county. 1,, the aftc- rno'on, tlie Royal party walked on the espla- nade. The day proving- very fine, drew together from the town and couutry a large concourse of pedestrians. • ' . . On Monday her Royal Highness, attended by y the" Hon. Mrs; Scott, and- the Ladies Grevrlle, walked fiont the Palace- to the King's Steps, where the Princes*! embarked 011 board the Royal Barj< e, steered by Captain Scott, and took a short trip round the Bay. • Monday the Lord Bishop of Salisbury gave tt grand din. ner to the Etrl <* f Shiiftesbury, Ladies Caroline and Harriet Ashley. Cooper, the Rev. Mr. Chaaiberiain; Mr. Wharton, and a select party of fashionables, J > > :,. On Tuesday the weather - proved very boisterous, aiid prevented the Piincess froit> quitting, the Palace. ' In ihe evening her Royal Highness invited a select circle tif Nubility to u uiusical party. The band of the 45th were ij; atteiidssucei Mr. Weld, Mr. and Mrs. Drnx Grosvenor, Miss Shirley, arrived, this dSv, on a short visit. The. exti'eme ses'erity of . the, weather lias pre- vented her'lloyal Highness from appearing abroad the last three days. - On Thursday Capt. Scott, R. N. gave a sump- tuous dinner to Lord Hawarden, Mr. C. Buxton, Si".. & C. 1 i ; . ' ,••.,.,.. ' ;;.:.•* ' . The accounts that have appeared in several of the- Sunday Papers, as to the period pf the Prin- cess quitting - tins tctwn, can. only be considered us itieVe conjectures,., not a; syllable respecting her Royal Highness's departure, having yet transpired here., .: » . , 1 ...••. , ,;. , , .. The Princess , hc. ving learned from the Led Bishop of Salisbury, that ajany weavers of that ivy are out of employ, has, with he, r u » ual benevolence, been - graciously pleased to transmit an order to Messrs. Stevens and. BbwkiUQre, for some wurn* Salisbury flannels, to be Riunufactnied, and sent here to her Koyal 4iighiies » , for, the use of the poor. Mrs. Fisher has al » o sent a sntilur ordsri. and we sincurVly- hope, her. Royal Highness's example will be followed by muiy others, as employment will thereby, not only be afforded to, the weavers, but also, comfort to olher poor perrons during this in clement season; • . . The. POR^ tJGHF. SE, AMBASSADOR entertained a select party to. diriner, yesterday, at his house in South Aiidjey- street, , , • ,( .- • Th « Dowager Cou ntess o. f ESSEX had. a fashion-, abje . piytyyesterday evening, at her house in Cur- zor^ street, May- fair, , . , » . .. . « ., - . . ,„• ,. The,. Earl. of JVIaI'MSBURY hpd a select djnner parjy yesterday, at his house, in. Privy- gardens, Tlt'e Marquis of SALISBURY arrived yesterday, at his house. in Arlington-^ tteet, from his seat, Hat- lieUI.;. This day his Lordship will leave town for Brighton. ; . .' ?•.'. v • ... The Earl and, fcountes? of W^ STMEATH . atfe ex pected in town this, dny< from Hatfield., They in- tend leaving town. ip a few days for. Paris, Lprd 1V1 Ef. nouii^ E JiiwJ a srna| l party tb dinner yesterday, at his . house," Whitehall, Tfie ptil: e and Duche § s, of ORLEANS entertain^ ed a piirty of- Inshionttblgri to dinner, yesterday, at their seat at Twickenham! . .. GEO. DAWSON,. Esd. spn of tlte . Dublin Banker of that name, it iStftiid, will shortly lead Miss PESI. daughtej; of Sjr ROBERT " fiartj to the altar of Hymen. The Lady's fortiine is 50,000/. , We are happy to announce itJie perfect Cure of ihe wound which his Royal . Highness the Prinpe of Orange received in the battje of Waterloo., His Royal Highness has jn « t giveii a mark of his royal munificence to Mr. Gunning, chief surgeon of the English artny, who attended him. It con- sists of a gold Snuff- box; enriched with the finest diamonds { and to Mrs. Gunning; a rich pearl necklace adorned with topazes set iu fine diamonds, and ear- rings * o match.—( Dutch Paper. J The battalion of the Ist Foot Guards begiili their march from Paris for embarkation on Stiurlay htst, und will be followed by the troops under ciftlefs for England iu succession of corps; December 12, IP 15.—"- HAZARD, BURNE, Co'; respectfully'inform the Public, that they have this day contracted with Government for the ensuing Lottery, and shall in a few days lay before thein a Scheme, which they hope will, in its leading features, give general satisfaction; The neighbourhood of Clerkenwell and Smith- field was thrown into a state of alarm last evening, between six antl seven o'clock, by a fire breaking Out in a fire- wood yard in St. JohnVlane, near St. John's- gate; but by proihpt exertions it was sub- dued. The causm of the fire has nrit been ascer- tained. An atrocious murder has, we regret to . hear, been committed at Soutbill, upon one of Mr. WiitT- BLTEAD'S gameReepers: A desperate gang of poatherS, seven or eight in number, being disco- vered on Saturday night in the neighbourhood of the lake, in front of the house, CHARi. Es DINES, the principal keepel, accompanied by two assistants, repaired to the Spot. One of the assistants was knocked down and severely hurt; DINES was shot in the side; and languished until six o'clock on Sun- day evening, when he expired ill great ilgciuy. After receiving the fire of the ruffians, he had tlit presence of mind to Cock both his barrels, and fire them off, but apparently without effect. Another person having been three weeks ago wounded by « gang of poachers in the same neighbourhood, and a person of suspicious character having in conse- quence' absconded, suspicion has fallen upon him 5 but DINES, before his death, recollected another person having threatened him that " he should not eat his Christmas dinner." The unfortunate man hail been an old aud faithful servant of Mr. Wmr- BRIiAB. Extract from a Letter* dated Kiel„ Nov. 10 :— . " A merchantman arrived lately at Kiel,- which Was intended to convoy Napoleon to America. A French Capiai- n, . who,' had married the daughter of a miller in' liclstein, and after Napoleon's- return served under Clause), at Bourdeaux, resolved to save; Bonaparte- tut board, this vessel; while- he was at Roclifur. t., For this,. purpose be: had enskte lined vriih/ maitreysres, in order to conceal Napoleoti, Sji- y » fj, and Bettrand,, iri case of need. He had eveby thing necessary Oii board. The- ship was to fail. a* < s « > n us. it > lwd got into the open sea, to. JSIew V'or- k, instead o. f. Kiel ,; but the plan , was baffled by. Bonaparte's impatience and surrender. The ship W. no* at Kiel, where the lined casks, &; c. are to be seen." • .,.„!.. Earl Digl. • ai. o . The Aurora arrived in the River yesterday, from Bengal,: which she left on, the l^ th. July. This shijp is the bearer of the latest advices from India. It was . apprehended, from the appearance of things, '. hat the. Company would have been involved in new disputes with some pf the Rajahs j but the distin- guished skill, and bravery, recently displayed against fhe. Napatilese by the British troops, have deterred others from entering , into, new contests with them. The Made, as army had. crone into ca^ toments, and the, Napaul army were about to, do the stime. Much ( issatisfacti. on had been expressed in India tit the p » w arrangements. of the Post- office in England, in CSiisequejice of the great in'ijoii. yenienie and delay that, had beWl experienced nt Calcutta, in receiving tlwir comtntiiiications from Europe. The C'ohi- wa(/ i$. tonic oiit the Post- office baws . to Bombay ; ami although three country ships had sdbieq. uently sailed from thence to Calcutta, the letters for that district were not forwarded by any of them, nor did they reach their destination for a length of time afterwards. The merchants of Calcutta feeling themselves aggrieved on this subject, have addressed a Petitism to Parliament for redress. A misunder- standing still subsists between the British and the Chinese Goverutneiit, which, In a great degree, is attributed to the conduct ofthe agent of the India Company ill China. Tlie country trade with Chiuti is nearly abolished; in Consequence of the existing differences. Jijemorntls have been Seiit home by the Aurora to Government, soliciting their luterfereucb 011 thesubject. ^ FORGED STAMPS.— Several trials upon this sub- ject have taken place lately in the Court of Com- tit. issiou, Dublin; The height to Which these prac- i tices jiail reached, and the general importance of the pruseciititins, may ' be collected from soine observai tions which the S^ LlclTOR- GfeNEttAi. thade; tVheil stating ' lie case on the piirt of the Crown, oil the trial of Ml. JOHN FDAARTV, junior; who was convict- ed on Monday; tie gave a most aldrming and hideotis picture of the defalcation in the revenue, by frauds iu the Statiip Duties; which, he said, about two years ago amounted, in one year, to uo lew a sum than 300, OOtil.— He said; that the forge- ries discovered. in petitions to Hie, Court of Chan- bery in that year, were above four hundred. In the different other Cburts of Law and Equity} full two- tliirds were fuitud to bfe forgeries, aud in the Rolls Court there were above two thousand. A short time since, as some labourers, employed in removing ground in the vicinity of the Roman Road, Ermine- street, leading frOm Chichestei' ( the Regiimn of ANTONINUS) to Loudon, a.-^ ort dis- tance from A rondel, and near the recently dis- covered Roman Villa at Bognor, they discovered, in an earthen vessel, nearly two hundred coins of the third brass, in good preservation, and which milst have been deposited in that situation Upwards of fifteen hundred years, none being of later date than TETRICIJS. A great proportion were of the Emperors GAI. I. IENAS, POSTOHUS, VICTOKINUS CLAUDIUS, QinffctitLUS, TETRICUS, and of the Empress SALONINA, and of VICTORINA. At the same time were found several sepulchral urns, some of them entire, and containing burnt human ashes FE D ' ESTKJA N1S3L PEDESTRIAN MATCH OF 1,200 MILES. Maidstone, Dec.' li. . NINTH DAY. This morning, at tliree o'. clock, Tiiliee commencefl.; iu;& > y six o'clock had accomplished tif miles.; the boy pt h-. ilf after seven, miles ; st nine, Tuflce teiles 5 at Imlf after ten t tie boy,, " ih miles- at twelve a'clock, Tttfi'ce S miles j and the ground having by this time become extremely slip, pery, JVotn the s^ iuw winch had fjllei) hi the early part of the morning, they '. vere rntlrer impeded . iti . their pivigte> s, The hoy !> v one o'clock bad completed 3J miles 5 and, after resting- imif an libui- at dinner together, they, at four o'clock, complettfd 13; m. iles ; at six o'clock., S3 miles on the WlUta j and, finally, a! ten minutes before nine, Gy miles. CITY UUSINE& S. Yesterday a Court of AlrfrrineK was held sit Giiriiballj for the general dispatcli of public business. . , Several bars of gold were sworn to as fureijfo, previous to exportation. ! . The Cqrrmittce appointed to conr. ider the general practice and conduct of Brokers, delivered iu a ileport on having in. vesicated the same, which was risid", and the Solicitor wo& directed to cause & copy thereof to be sent to every mem- ber of the Court. Eighty- six Tempic- imr bunds, nambrred 45 to 130, bo! h inclusive, were diycctcd to be paid of}', and Ihe Chamberlain directed to take the necessary steps accordingly. A Report from the Gaol Committee, recommending sun- dry- alterations to t:\ ke place in the several Gaols of the City, was presented, and agreed lo, and ordcis issued iu respect thereof . ^ Sundry Liceiises were granted to persons to art at Coal Undertakers in the port of London for twelve mouths. Commissioners of the Court of Requests, for the month of January liekt, were appointed. ' the precepts to the several Aldermen to hold Wardmotes on St. Thomas's Day next, for the election of Common Ciuiucilmen and other Ward Officers, were directed to be issued. The usual precept' against vice and immorality were di- rected to be printed, antl stuck up in various parts of the City, and the several Constables and Pence Officers in* strncted to lake -.- special notice thereof, and apprehend all beggars found in the streets, and tarry them hel'or* a Magis- trate, to be dealt with according to law. A dividend of'two per cent, was directed to be made to the orphans, and the Chamberlain was directed to give Ihem notice thereof, and biigin payment on the 1- th of January next. The usual gratuities and new year's gifts at St. James's were directed to be paid. The severiil persons nominated by the Lord Mayor to be day andJiight patrulcs aud extra constables were admitted, and ordered to be sworn iu the outer Court, for theduu e*. edition Of tlielr offices. VOliiY EXCHANGE, DEC. 13. rii'nw' We hall but few arrivals this'morning; those received wer^ principally Barley and Beans, the sale ot' which was rather dull, at Monday's prict- s. The business done both iu W in at and Oats was at oar last quotations; other articles remain the same. Two rfteti from the County of Tipperary, were Cbmmitted to prison by the Major of Waterford. on Thursday, ntlder . circuinituvces. of suspicion of the murder of- lyit- i BAKER. EXECUTtON.— The execution of Wm. Bradford, for a forgery of 869/.' 9s. fid. 011 the Victualling Board, took place at the Old Bailey this niOrnn g. The people assembled to view the awful cretnony were fewer in humber than' is usual 011 such ccca- sions. The executioner liaving made some mis- take iu fixing the rope round bis neck, the unfortu- nate culprit had it - adjusted by the assistance of the Rev. Mr. COTTON, and after . remaining a few tnomentsin prayer, he was. launched into eternity. A steani- eugine, of ibrty- hcrsc power, when, pro- perly packed with Anti- Attrition, may be work- ed night aud tiny for upwards of nine months with the same packing, and without any other applica* tion, the expense of which tv( li not exceed 10/.; and to work - tlfe satire engine for the same length ol" tune with tallow, it would cost nearly 100/*. for that article only, besides the expense of re- packing every three weeks or a month, whiuh is saved bjr the use of Anti- Attrition, which also saves wpitr and tear, l^ h^^^ r^^ wn^ jmiej^ arts^ i^ i^^^ parlour, arid immediately wished the articles, state t in the indictment. In consequence,, she alarmed her husband,' who was - below stairs. Thomas Webstei stated, that he pursued tbft Piisoner, iu consequence of the information lie re- ceived from his wife., lie overtook Iter near John- street, and obliged her to return, tic squt for an officer, who, ou Searching her, found the time- piece concealed under her clothes, and the tea- spoon in her pocket. The time- piece cost him- five guineas, uiiqcft four years ago, bitt lie did not think it was worth m « - that 30s. now. The Prisoner, wliea apprehended, burst into tears, and - said she had been compelled 16 t} i'e commission of the robbery by srveie distress—- he had recently lost her hns--' baud— and had, she observed, at the moment, si young child lying dead at. Iyer lodging. The. Jury found her Guilty df stealing under ih » value ol'iOs. and recommended hex. Toir, eYeV. COVENT- GARIJEN THEATRE In the Court of Appeals, a vacancy has occur- red b\ ttie death of Richard Moore, Esq. a re- spected Commissioner. The place yields a salary of 800/. with little trouble. Rumour divides the chance between Messrs. John Parsons and Bertram Mitford. Mr. James Trail Hal! has been appointed Com- missioner of Bankrupts,- in the room of the late Morgan O'Dwyer, Esq. deceased. Mr. Chamberlain William Walker, of Merrion- street, Barrister- at- Law, ha* been aj>| ioi<<> , J, e two Secretaryships vacant by the death of the late Mr. John Corueille, Barristei- at- Law ; namely, that of the Board of Education, and the Commis- sioners of Charitable Donations. These places are worth l ,6t( 0/. a year. No person has yet been appointed to the vacant Assistant- Banbtership of Carfow. It is said that there are 28 candidates 011 the list. Government is, it is said, at present in treaty with Sir Hal court Lee3, for the whole of hits pro- perty, at Seapoint, for the purpose of forming it into a military depot.—( Correspondent.) EXTENSIVE KOHBERY, On Monday morning, when the gentlemen en- gaged in the Newbury B: » ik entered it to proceed to business, they discovered that the whole of the property hud been stoleu, amounting, it is supposed,- to hear 20,000/.; at least 1! i> known that ou Sa- turday evening there were Bank of Engjand notes, their own notes, other country bank notes, bills,",& c. to the am ui. it of between 10' and 17,000/ , and cash iu gold and silver to the amount of between 3 and 400/. ; and besides this immense wealth, - all the books and documents relative to it were also stolen and Carried awav at the same time, so that it i* impossible to describe the valuable property sto- len. The robbery had been effected by means oT false keys. Nothing but dismay U- JS in the coun- tenance of every one concerned in the Bank ; it was in v- iin to keep it open, as there were no notes or cash to pay with, and the cruelty of taking the books away rendered it impossible to transact any busitkess. An express was sent off to the Public Office, Bow* i street, where every assistance was rendered to thfe distressed parties. The officers have discovered that Bank notes, pnrt of the stolen property, to the amount of 800/. were paid to a respectable man a. t Abingdon ou Monday morning, for the purchase of some property. There is every reason to believe that the extensive depredation had been long in contemplation by some old thitvea. PRICK DP STOCKS YESTERDAY, Bank Stock 3 per Cent. Reduced 5 4 per Ctut 7 Lung Annuities Omnium 1 India Bonds 12 Exchequer Rills 2 dis. 4 pi Consi Is for Acct. ...... tj filUTHS. On Sunday last, Lady Byron, at bis Lordship's house, Piccadilly. Terrace, of a daughter. Lately, iu " Armagh, Lady Castlestewart, of a son. Lately, at lteliill, county of Tipperary, the Lady of Wm, i aalie!!, Esq. of a son and lieir. HEATHS. A few days ago, in Cork, universally regretted, Neale, Dndd, Lsq an active and respectable merchant of that city. Yesterday morning, in Oxenilon- street, William, the fourth son of Richard ljiruie, Esq. On Thursday, after all illness of a few hours, Anne, the. wife of ML-. Vaifciwdown, of Knt » -, lr. et, Grosvenor- square. iMonday, iu the87th year of his age, the Right Hon Sir William Wynne, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and one of his Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, for- merly Dean of the Arches, and Judge of the Prerogative Court. OLD BAILEY, DEC. 12 George Topham and ' Thomas Lynch were in- dicted for burglariously entering the dwelling- house of Henry Spencer, on the oth of November, and stealing therein a featherbed and other articles, Ins property. The Prosecutor keeps a lodging- house in Glou- cester- court, Whitechapel. A pe'rsdu of the name of Hubert Carr occupied an apartment in it. He went out about half- past eleven ou the morning 1 mentioned, in. the indictment, and, on his return ut ; nine- in the evening, he discovered that the bed - and bed clothes were taken awav. \ Three. persons, who were in the house at the time the robbery was committed, deposed, that, iu con sequence of the noise made by the Prisoners in- going down stairs, an alarm wns- created, and they " were pursued. Topluun was taken w. itli the bed on his back, and Lynch was subsequently secured. The Prisoners, in their defence, said thev were in company with Carr all day; and, having spent their money in a public- house," Carr desired them to go to his lodgings and take the l> ed, for the pur- pose of raising a triile on' it. This they did. They denied having broken into the room— they found the door unlatched. Carr positively contradicted this'statement. He was acquainted with Lynch,, hut had not been in his company on the day when the robbeiy was com- mitted. The Jury found the prisoners guilty of stealing to the amount of 39 ® . and aojuiited them of the burglary. Mary IValker was indicted for privately steal- ing, in the dwelling- house of Thomas - Webster, in the parish of. Si. James, Clerkenweil, ou the 2pth of November, a time- piece, value 40s. and a sil ver tea- spoon, value 2s. Catherine Webster stated, that on the day men- tioned iu the . indictment, the prisoner came to her husband's house, to look at the apartments on the first door, which were to be let, and which she wished to engage for her brother and sister, whom she expected iu town on theJ'ollowing day. She- ex pressed lie. r approbation of the apartments, and was shewn down stairs, but not out of the Street, door, by a girl. In about five minutes witness came down, and seeing the street door ajar, she suspected that ull was not- right ;' she went into the IMPORTANT ADVICE. 13, Bouverie street, Fleet- street, May 1,1800. flLS^ HEN men o(- education and professional v v skill use jrersereruig endpavours to 1 lie most safe and certain method of treating a few prevailing Diseases, the successful result of rlieir experience is the best proof of superiority. The > facce- » rcsiBting from our endeavours, first induced ns to quit the practice of the ge- neral Practitioner, and direct our studies tu the treatment of CERTAIN COMPLAINTS, . STRICTURES, and GLEETS, as well as to the cure of loose iie5cieucus attend- ing; a secret baneful hah it' in both sexes As MembsrS of the Royal College of Surgeons in London, we presume our pretensions constitute a fair ground for tiw unprecedented cmiftdeucc with \ rkich ve h ice, by tbrjMi'. aie, be- li su li- herally honoured. An extensive pr iclicc h: » s eaohled « • to- rtrtimT immediately all traits uf a ceitai. i disorlcr, how- ever violent, and in rasi's where a pilitni miTely IM> pccts himself 4o be injured, he may be assured it can gene- rally be prevented altogether. By a superior method, ire- relrcvc effectually the m ist complicated case* of debility,, ftc. whether arising from an unguarded moment, fashion- able excesses, or the consequence of an habitual vice; and ott- the fi ret observation of weakness, it is fortunately m oor power to arrest the dreadful elfecU of those nervous irritations, eventually terminating iu iiiipoteuce. Tbo « e peculiar di » - ordeis awl deficiencies incident to the EemaU Sex, whieb too often inihitter matrimonial felicity aud impede preg- nducy, can ire removed by means gentle as they are effi cacious. .; Messrs. GOSS and CO are to be consulted with delicacy, svrresy, aud attention, by patients of cither sex. Letters from the country ( post paid) stating minutely the case, ami euclosiuga rtniitinm, will have the hen- Mar jr me- dicine- and advice sent to any part of the kingdom. Goss and Co. Surgeous, H . Boverie- street, Fleet- st i « - t. I. OK DON :* Prruied ai.- ii i n:> lirhe< l at ihe ttfrice, Wo \% 1, Sltaml j whore Advertise::;?!:!^ are recriveii. ami loiters ( port JJHI. I) masl hi ad. lrqfsed C. SMITH, No. V, Glemenl*. I. iu, Priutc. - j WHlTli, No. Vij , StrtwiA l* « l>!) iW. . . " *' » ' had been himself instrumental to hw dnisoiiour. | i [ t was likewise urged, that there were uone of tlicse i " aggravating circUuistances in this case wlritlr but too frequently attached to such unmoral transac- tions There was no evidence of any breach of J friendship, or the use of any of those dishonourable i arts of seduction which mi^ ht be supposed to e,< ist s iu a case iu which the Defendant hud been coufi- < deutially introduced into the bosom of a virtuous. ; circle. There iu fact, no proof that ti- ie l> e- ] fend, mt had any reason to know that the object of s his pursuit wa, a married woman, until after tile i ciimiual connection had been formed. Lord KI. LENBOROUGH having summed up the ! evidence— , | i The Jury, after a short consideration, found a I verdict for the Plaintiff— damages 50/. coals 1 HIM, v. IDLE and to. This was an action to recover the sum of 108/. demurrage, from the Defendants, under the follow- ! iug tircunistances : — The Plaintiff1 is the owner of a ship called the 1 IViUiam, which, in the early part of the present i jear, was iu Portugal, and was declared open for I general freight. Among others who put freight on ! board were the present Defendants, why shipped I sixty hogsheads of French wine and eighteen cases of the s- ime. The ship arrived safely iu the port of London 011 the 2!> lh of June, aud was reported to the Custom- House on the 3d of July. From this day the Defendants might have had received their wines from ou board, but although frequently re- quested so to do, ihev did not, to the great in- convenience of the owners, who were not alone delayed beyond the usual time in the delivery . of their cargo, but were put to considerable addi- tional trouble in removing from time to time the Defendants' wines, to get at the cargo beneath. The joss which the Plaintiff alleged he hud incur- red by this delay, was 61. per day for I 8 days. A protest was delivered to the Defendants: 011 the 19th of July, for their neglect iu not receiving the wines, intimating that they would be answerable for all cysts and charges which might thereafter be incurred by their negligence. Mr. PARK, on the part of the Defendants, sub- mitted, that, by the Excise Laws of this country, it become necessary, where French wines had been carried to another foreign port, aud there shipped 011 board a British vessel, before those goods could 1/ e lauded here, an" order for their delivery must be , obtained from the Treasury. - In procuring this I order the delav complained of was occasioned. In , the present instance he apprehended, as the . Plain tiff was aware of this circumstance as wall as the Defendants, in taking the goods 011 board, he was as much bound to . Obtain this Treasury order as the Defendants. Lord ' ELLENBOBOUGH held, that as the delay liad originated iu the owners of the freight,, they must be answerable for all consequences. The shipping of the goods vvas the act of the Defend- t ants, and all inconvemeneies resulting from that act j must full upon themselves, A Verdict was found for tb' » - Plaintiff— Damages, s 108/.— Costs, 40s. DUNBAR V. CONWAY. ? This was an action upon a policy of insurance, brought to recover the amount of the loss of the ship Commerce, by. capture. The Plaintiff and Defendant are members of an e Association called " The British Insurance Asso- i ciation," the object of which Association is to in- ' I sure each other's vessels, and thereby prevent those 8 delays which so often occur in recovering . losses ' when insurances are otherwise effected. The vessel r in question was insured under this Association, and on a voyage front tlie West Indies to this country was captured by a French privateer, and was to- J tally lost to the Plaintiff. Application was made - to the Defendant for the value of the vessel— lje at ' I first agreed to pay i. t, and bills of exchange were e ' actually ordered to be given to the Plaintiff. He, however, afterwards refused to ^ A. Iber those bills ; • < 1 NN NONNO TII- T, FR ' UFFRAN CO CRT OF CHANCERY, LrNcoi. s's. IsiK, DEC 12. * OPERA HOUSE. t WATETTST. TAYLOR. ' The LORD CHAMCKLLOR said he had lqok<* d J1 over the papers in this case, and he really thought 1 the application of the money by Mr. Waters, in « the way he had used it, was contrary to the deed < aud the Master's order. If the orders of the ' Court were to be thus treated, he knt'. v no other ' course than to restrain Jflr. Waters, or any person ' else, from applying the nightly receipts of the theatre to any other purpose than that expressed < in the deed and Master's report, if t, he c miceni!, of the Opera House were to be . managed, in that 1 Court, they must come there for authority, us ajt other parties did. He knew very well, what the ef- fect of such an order would be, but he could not, , help it. They must be restrained from applying ; the concern iu any way, except as the Master has I ordered. WOOD, SKINNER, « « « * MAY, in the matter of the ! ! I. AWFORD CHARITY. Mr, HART stated, this was the petition of the j Rector, Churchwarden, and Overseer, of the parish- j of Lawl'ord, in the county of Essex. A person of the name of Leach, in 17" 25i bequeathed a farm of 95 acres of copyhold land to the parish of Law- ford, for the purpose of maintaining, clothing, and educating ten poor children, and for the. support of two old men, belonging to the parish. A person of the name of Jarnian was appointed a trustee under the will. The farm had been occupied by succeed- ing tenants up to 1797, and the rent had not been increased from the year 1747 to 1810, the time that the Petitioner? entered into office, when they di- rected Jarinau, the trustees representative, to give notice to the tenant to quit, which lie did, but im- mediately granted a lease of it to a parson of the name of Eagle, his son- in- law, for 14 years, at a rent of 62/. per annum, which was much less than it was worth ; 2/. an acre had been offered for it. Mr. LEACH said, to save the time of the Court, he would take a preliminary objection, which must be fatal to the petition. The petitioners, as rela- tors, by the Attorney- General filed an information, praying that the lease might be quashed; that Eagle should pay full rent while iu possession; that lie should pay for the deterioration of the land by his improper system of cultivation ; for liberty to lay before the Master a scheme for the re- letting of the farm; and that the representative of Jai'mau i ( who is dead) should pay all the costs ; and this pe- i tit ion prayed that the information should be dis- missed, as it was not signed by the Attorney- Gene- ral, but by the Solicitor- General. The LORD CHANCELLOR—" The Solicitor Ge- 1 neral cannot sign a petition to dismiss an informa- : tiou of the Attorney- General." Mr. BELL—" The Attorney- General cannotdis- I miss his information, as it is like a bill, without pay ing the costs of all parties, and he claimed them on the part of his Clients." t Mr. WINKFIELD put in a similar claim for his 1 C lients. The LORD CHANCELLOR—" You must bring r the Attorney- General to this bar, here to say whe- 1 titer he wishes his information to be dismissed. Speaking respectfully of these Law Officers, a peti- 1 tion of this kind requires something more than the ; just affixing a name to it, it ought to betaken t into serious consideration, It has been said, that 1 the Attorney- General aud Solicitor- General are as ! man and wife ; so the Solicitor- General, as the wife, thought he could dispose of the iufonnatior of the husband. It is a thing he cannot do. I re- f member iu the case of Sir Fletcher Norton, it wa! j successfully contended that the Solicitor- General e could not act as Attorney- General, although tlw t latter situation was vacant. Let this petition stand f as it is, and serve the Attorney- General with notice to appear." 1 The remainder of the day was occupied in hear- .1 ing exceptions argued, of no interest except to the parties concerned. COURT OF KING'S BENCH, DEC. 12. - Sittings after Term, Guildhall, London. CRI. Yf. CON. PRICKETS C. ADAMS. This was an action of trespass, by which the Plaintiff sought to recover compensation 111 damages for criminal conversation with his wife. This case did not partake of airy of those features of interest which were possessed by those which have recently come before the public. The Plaintiff, it appeared, was n tradesman, and having become em- barrassed, he quitted London, and went to reside at Birmingham, where he remained for some time. During his absence, his wife occupied herself in- dustriously in the business of a straw- hat- maker, by . which . means she obtained her livelihood. Wiiile thus, situated, it was her misfortune to form an' ac- quaintance with the Defendant, who is a Clerk in the Comptroller's Office, and who soon persuaded her tn seek consolation for the absence of her hus- b. md in his arms, and she went to live with him at his residence in Wells- street, Oxford- street. This illicit intercourse, however, was not productive of tli at continued happiness which was anticipated. The Defendant soon grew tired of his new- born love, aud took measures to get rid of its object. These measures were soon productive of the desired pffect, aiid the faithless fair one was left to brood over her misconduct in retirement. Her sister, who is the wife of a respectable tradesman iu Oxford- street, washer only refuge, and she administered to her comfort as far as she could consistently with her own situation. These facts having been communi- cated to the Plaintiff, he took those measures which were necessary to the satisfaction of his own feelings. The witnesses examined in support of the Plain- tiff's case were, his wife's sister, and the servant of the Defendant. The former proved the . happiness which mutually existed between the Plaintiff and his wife, previous to the departure of the former from London ; and the hitter proved ineontestibly the criminal intercourse between the parties, having made the. bed in which they slept, and 011 ail occa- sions placed their night clothes together. On the part of the Defendant there was no denial of the fact ; but in mitigation of damage* it was submitted that the Plaintiff iu leaving his wife without protection, and at large in this great town, A new piece,( irititled, Smiles and Tears : or, ' the < Widow's Stratagem, was last night produced.— 1 he following are the dramatis persona : — ABBOT. Mr. Flfxh& rdinff Mr. Younu. Sir Henry lltoimlcigh Mr. C. KIMBLE. OVI Colonel O'- Donellun M' th « Mr. Stanley Mr. TAWCETT. tlx lady hmil:/ Mr « . C. KkmbLE. „,„ Mrs. lielnwur Mrs. I AUCIT. ( J, Miss IWzhardihff Miss 1' OOTK, Mrs.. fe frits Mr » . Gxuns. els The serious part of the plot of this piece is evidently feul- t) rowed from one of Mrs. Orii-' s Titles. Delaval, tin son of i. ord Glenthorpe, has seduced Cicely. Fitzbardiug, a lovely in ami innocent girl Her imprudence preys upon her father's of ininil, Vis affairs fall to ruin, and he is at length bereft of <'( Lis sense!. I11 this conjuncture, Cicely- becomes possessed () t| t, f a letter, in which Lord Glenthorpe 0rgis his sou to ^ marry l.- iilv i'. mily, a young and sprightly widow, possessed of an ample fortune " Unwilling to be the means of de- ne barring IVlaval from so advantageous a match. Cicely quits til the lo'Wimf. in which she had been placed, determined lo or, hide herself in solitude. Chance directs her steps to P. ich- niond Park, where she encounters her father, who, in a w paroxysm of madness, had escaped from the l. unatic Asy- lum, in which lie hail been contincd. Stung with remorse, Cicely vows never to leave her father, until by the constant j; exercise of filial affection she has restored him to his senses. }! v the influence of Mr. Stanley she is admitted into the 01 Asylum! where her father Is again conveyed. Her efforts tl) nre, however, unavailiug— Fitzhai'iling's insanity appears Qi irremediable- Lady Emily, however, causes him to be re- f0 moved to Mr. Stanley's house, where the" luuntic formerly ec resided. One of tlie rooms is fitted up, exactly as it was when he possessed it. A transient recollection now darts across his mind— this favourable moment is seized. til for the purpose of removing a curtain, behind which his til daughter appears, leaning on her harp. While Fitzhanling in is contemplating what he supposes 10 be a vision, Ci « ely j,, sings a verse with wliie^ in happier days she was wont , to amuse him. Reason, instantaneously resumes her em- pire— mid Cicely, falling at the feet of lier father, is em. re brared and forgiven by him. The lively scenes, or rather IK those which thv eulhor intended to be lively, are derived „, from Ihe blustering courtship of Colonel O'Douellan, wli. J n, desperately enamoured of Lady Emily— aud the strata- g-, 111 by which lifer Ladyship effects an union between Sir. Hfni- y Choluileigh aud her friend, the Widow Uelmour, be- 11 1 tween whom and Sir llenry a law- suit had subsisted for many years. She accomplishes the point by inviting Sir Henry, hi who had met her at' « masquerade, hut who is not acquaint- | t ri w ith her person, to visit her nnder the assumed name of Grenvillc. This he accordingly dui: a Airs Belmotir, whouij ' In- had never seen, receive* him as Lady Emily, and effec- tuajly secures his affections. The mistakes occasioned by F bis courtship of the fictitious Lady Emily, form the iugrfc- | j dients of one or two amusing sceiies. ] j The prologue to this play, labours hard to prove, U that those individuals go astray from nature, who, tl in writing a comedy, exclusively confine themselves (' to the creation of mirth and laughter— because, says ti the author, our lives present a Constant series of 11 vicissitudes— some fortunate, some unhappy. This r; is a doctrine in which we cannot agree. If ull the events of a man's life were to be crowded into a 11 drama, the remark would bejnst. But it is the t: business of u writer to select only such circum- stances as upj- ear best suited to the work he would 11 produce, whether it be a tragedy or a comedy, j: The subjects proper for each should be kept apart— 0 they ought not to be commixed together. If the lightness and vivacity of comedy may be weighed ( down by the introduction of tragic incidents— why, acting on the same principle, may not the dignity t of the tragic scene be impaired by the intervention t of com. c occurrences ? We consider such conjuuc- £ turn's as monstrous— and, strongly impressed with t this feeling, we do not hesitate to say, that the piece j produced last night, is not a comedy, though the i play- bills so denominate it. The incident taken t fnuii Mrs. OPIE'S tale of The father, is, in every 1 thing, except the termination, purely tragic.— * Surely, a parent, bereft of his senses by the deser- < tion of his daughter— this moment discoursing of 1 her in all the eloquence of woe— now weeping s o'er her memo y— and now ready to curse her as the < cause of his wretchedness— is not a proper subject 1 for the comic scene. AS well nnght the sorrows of t JLeitr be incorporated with a comedy, as those of f itz- t harding. Sir IllCHAUD STEELE, the admirer and advocate of sentimental Comedy, never attempted i to go so far. He interests us even to tears— he ex- j cites pitv and compassion.— but he never produces terror. The two first acts of the new piece are ex- ceedingly dull ami languid— they abound in narra- tive, and present, vfcry'little action. The incidents, In tile. remaining acts, are more numerous— aud, in the production of these, the chief merit of the au- thor is to be found. The characters lire not drawn with strength— nor can they claim the praise of originality. The language is tolerably good— it is j uot remarkable for want of polish, neither is it dis- tinguished by any peculiar elegance. I u til most ( every instance, the serious dialogue assumes the , character of declamation— and, instead of a con- , uected chain of discourse, we are treated with a va- riety of sermons. Of wit, or repartee, there is scarcely any— and some of the attempts to be jocular, which appeared to us to border 011 indelicacy, may he. , omitted with advantage. For instance, Mrs. Jtj- fiies, a pert waiting maid, is of opinion, that every woman ought to - marry once, that she may become acquainted with the nature of things .'•" Strange to say, this exquisite double entendre wa* received with the loudest plaudits. To the performe/ s the success of the piece is fairly attri- butable. With a less powerful combination of talent, it must hire failed. Mr. YOCVG depicted the madness of Fitz- tietrdinii in the most atfer. tiojj style. Me, JoM'. s performed the character » f ( f DukeWtH with great force and animation. Mrs. C. faki: appeared; for the first time these three years, as Lady F. miiu. She was received in the most Battering manner, and played extremely well. Miss FO. OTE supported the part or Cicely, I'itihnrding with much feeling. Messrs. C. KRMBt. B aud FAWCF. TT did ample justice to . Sir llenry Cholmteigh and tfr. Stanley. Some disapprobation was manifested early in the piece— tmt the excellent acting which distinguished its progress obliterated every feeling of dissa- lisfactiou. The Epilogue, decidedly the worst we ever heard, was delivered by Mr. LISTOV, in the character of a poor poet. His laiightcr- moviiig phiz, and extraordinary costume, not unlike that of a Meu'v- Andrew, created some amusement. The rhymes which Mr. I. 18XOV recited, referred not, in the smallest degree, to the play, They were all about gas- lights — but they not exhibit the least portiou of brilliancy. On Sunday morning a serious, and distressing ac- cident occurred ut Woodlands, near Doncaster. As Lord ATHKNRY, son of Mrs. WATKRTON, was walking in the plantations near the house, he uu- fnrtuu- itely set his foot upon the wire of a spring gun, which had been placed there the preceding evening, and received several shot in his knee and legs. We are happy to state, that though severely wounded, his L'i. cship is in a fair of recovery. '
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