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British Press (Newspaper) - August 23, 1821, London, Middlesex 1^^^^^ The Procession The Second Interior of in will a new Gomic The King and the Old the in the uf the of to be performed A CHEQUE ON SlY Sir Mr. Sir Gabriel Mr. Miss Mrs. To conclude new called THE SPECTRE A The Mrs. abil fee to 2>;--Gallerj, 9s.; A on my with The The Oh Monday will hii first a ia two yaw UA THIS Aug. 23, will Opera of Sir John Col. Mr. Squire Mr. Mr. Mrs Pearce Hiss Mrs. Mias R. Mrs. Mrs. To conclude wilh the Comedy of TEAMING MADE Mr. Mr. Mr. J. Peter Mr. Mr. Mrs. Miss Miss Mrs. Miss Mrs. Doors to be opened aC Six Play to begin at 5s.-Pj(, 38.-First 2.-Second Places for to be taken of Mr. at the Boxes maybe had by application nt the Rule a Wife and Have a Day After the Too Late for On first a new Comic in one called The Aug. 23. fl. ' will be performed a Musical Drama called ' THE WITCH OF a of Guy Henry Mr. Charles Mr. j Mr. W. Mr. Mr. P. Cair Mfg of Miss After which the of THE Mr. Lc Mr. Mr. Mr. Mrs. Miss I will be opened at Eiehl fe for the admission of the Second i ' ' ' 5.; Second 3s.-Pit, 3s;; Second Is. e Second Pr Gal. Second 6.1.. open 01 the Performance to begin at The Miller's Love's Pr rcE 7d. Kcw French Heart of Mid i- SADLER'S THIS 23, a new Melo \u two t ' i DUMB &c St. Mr. Abbe Dp M Deaf ami an Mrs. ' Mess DECOUR and ESBRAYAT will go performances of mill y correct of went by Mr. G. To I wilh Meloi Drama of THE OF fiss Miss Scott Mrs. Mr. is make appearance next The will be at Six jand the commence a before 48 - 2-Gallery, la. Places for the may be of Mr. at the from Tefl till and at Mr. Royal Fall ESSENCE of PEARL and invented by the late Jacot to tilt Royal have proved by experience to bolh in elegance and other preparation for the Teeth and preserve in a sound stale even to white and beautiful without impairing tiie fasten such as are and keep such as are frum becoming hey likewise render the delicately the perfectly cure the Scurvy iu lilt and make then firm and to the Essence is particularly recommended to Parents Persons who the of as the of and lender Kone are genuine but what have the J. Bayley and engraved ill the Puce 2s. 9d BAYLEY's TRUE ESSENTIAL SALT of taking Ink Spuis Stains out uf Lace and The is W. on the Box and his for taking Grease out of &c. price Is. VERITABLE price 3. the and by Bayley aud Owing to the very her that has just the Gardens will nut closo until Wednesday eust 29. Some are making lo. gtve to the 24. there will be n GRAN CI which it will 1)6 thai the general of the whole is most splendid and The will also bo a fine display of and which wilh the grand iand interesting Scene of Eruption of Vesuvius and the Bay of Royal and Pandean the Acts and after the will of popular Martial and other Admission 6d.-Doors open at and the begins at ORDER OF THE THE OF ihe of the of Mr. with when bp the of were ' by the who kept a heavy and fire of which one was and two severely wounded the iif that so daring a of the hereby intimate that any who shall give information that may lead to the discovery of one or more of Perpetrators of the above Outrage and upon the conviction of the or receive a Reward of ONE POUNDS The Lugger is a long low and built on same model the Deal which she resembles also in the She is of a remarkably slight her timbers not being thicker than those of a common is painted uf a lead waved so that when lying with her sails lowered she is so much ot colour of the sea as to be at a little She only one her upon which she sets a very large square topsail Slit I or fourteen sweeps occasionally hrr rigging Iu be a new and hir and are also Her which consisted of smuggled and over with black The logger had been hovering for eight days outhe east part of the ' The supposed lo be her Master is a stout middle-sized eyes and black a blue jacket and trousers on the day the and murder Were Some bf the crew wore dirty duck Such of as lo spoak used the Euglish and with ihe English cent. JAMES Excise August 18. 182J. of of JOHN L late belonging to the Merchant Ship by Mr. No. 3, may to their On the August was price 2s. 6d.; SELECT BRITISH V. Archbishop LEIGHTON'S COMMENTARY ou St. Edited by thp Rev. C. High Bishop Beveridge's Private are 1, and with a and form a price 53.- Theological Lectures in No. with a with his Lectures in No. also form a pi ice 5s. After Leighlon will succeed Works uf W. &c. &c. This Work will of a uniform Reprint of all the most valuable Pieces in Devotional and Practical The from whose writings they will be are who have either been consistent of the Established ur whose have been in strict accordance Willi the general of its Liturgy and A short Biographical each Author will be and in some instances a The Work lo be iu 40 but any Author may be had Printed by A. and Solil by Longman and Co. Hatchard Lou dun and all other Of whom the Work may be bad regularly wilh ihe Reviews and by giving order 10 their VITY CIVIL V. We lately this curious The following are the a brought this action against tlie a tii recover the amount for a suit of which he had beco put to the of in 1820, by the a fictitious card to be lo to be an from the elect aud Mrs. Burt to dine at Hall on the ll appeared by the of a that Smith gave him a to deliver 15 cards on evening the of and that one for Mr. left by him at his on the morning preceding the by receiving a note from he would have the honour dining wilh him iil St. He immediately sent his sun lo to him no had been Bent from that if he had d a card it was a Counsel fur the Mr. and inquired whether he ever knew a Jew lo lie invited to Ihe civic and further to piove that could not hare eaten at ibis he bring of the Jewish The order for a SHil of was proved by Mr. to been given on the Thursday but his foreman said Ihry were nut cut out till so that the Plaintiff might have the Mr a he had had a conversation with Smith three months lafter the when he acknowledged having sent ihe aud said he not have minded transported if he but have got Mr. lo Ihe dressed in his with his hat under his The only witness called was Mr. John whose in ibe as he said when he tilted upon Mr. Ik informed that he ed a new tui 1 of clot h- b for the The clothes were not in Cum I; it was therefore inferred by the they were made in the usual and that if Mr. was not in want of a new suit he had lost by the interest of his as he had mily the week the fur The Serjeant then the and in a humorous replied to tUe Mr. Robinson bad made upon tlie religious to Mr. dining with by that of six covers placed on tlie tallies on the there would he of which tbe might partake without injury to bis soul or his During his address the Court were frequently convulsed with The Justice summed up with his usual aud lo that if the of Ihe as it was could have been for a he have it lo liave the law ' Jury retired fdr % the effect of is 'a 6f.>w,int^hded to be ib the of King's in arrest of On Friday moiling aha being finished by the Chief that iKc Assizes in tried of the VisSd Chief Justice tiil seven till nine in the again bh day all were Irted iu the The Jury having retired to consider in the his Lordship passed performing ceremony eight male's and one the the lo be greater than ever at obe Assize for thb haying condemned juvenile a of early aged 27 5 Irwin Tuck and Watts 20, Meek King 19, and Poll only 17; of to fail in two were committed in the bring robbed of notes lo the valne of 35f. aud of bis sear by bis being - Tbe who perpetrated the iii Ihe committed to On Friday afternoon Jury came inio represented the City Gaol as being linil great to in it. Tbe Learned Judge thanked the Jury for their to Ihe business they bad before and particularly for Their they were then SUSSEX AUGUST 20, The Assizes for this County here before Mr. the Mr. Justice iu the Civil In the Calendar contains the names of 47 very few of whom are lo be tried for capital The cause paper in the latter an entry of 30 uine of are some of are from Ihe last owing to ihe difficulty then uf gelling Special CROWN alias alias was indicted 100 80 end 20 the properly of James on the 18lh of in the parish of Mr. conducted Ihe The a pour after 20 years had amassed the money mentioned in the which he had lucked up in his Tbe a of 17, had been admitted into his collage as a lo that time be bad been receiving money from the parish ira a and iu a few days he was found flush treating people at the anil to notes to any These circumstances induced the prosecutor to search his when he found that every sixpence of his hoard was He caused the lo be and tin his which he knew to he marks The Jury found the prisoner OF The Select Committee lo whom Ihe several which have been presented to this from Ihe Royal of during the years 1818,1819, 1820, and 1821, were to examine matters and to their observations and opinion thereupon to ihe and In whom tbe Reports upon ihe 17th day of 1793, Ihe 12lh day of 1819, aud Ihe 14lh day of 1820, were made from Ihe appointed lo examine tjie matters of several from the Royal Burghs of were also have considered the said agreed upon the following In submitting to the House a Report relating to the grievances complained of in the Petitions to your it may not be in the to out the modes of prevention and of by the ancient law of were made applicable lo such and how these al a more recent have come to he It has been a roalter of dispute in what way the and Councils of Burghs were chosen to the Act of Ihe Parliament 1469, by which It was that the auld Council of the town shall chuse ilie new \h sic number as accords to Ihe aud that the new and the in the chuse all pertaining to the as Uean uf and other and that ilk craft chuse a person of that shall have vole iu said of for the in likewise yier by On this point the Arts of Parliament throw no material but they prove in whatever way such elections were care was bolh passing of the Acr now quoted and subsequent tti provide the necessary securities against ou Ihe part of those who were As Ihe burghs had all of derived their origin from granted by the by gifts of lands and other subjects belonging to his to tlie use of the Ihe quarter to which to look for control was iu Chamberlain of bad charge of all the and whose though it has been long was one of Ihe highest dignity and uf This officer made regular circuits every By Act of James it is that and other official's course throw Ihe ryde hut and easy number to eschew grievance and the That part his duty Was to control Magistrates and their is proved by a variety of by au Act of James L of made against it is in tiie in his air ilk yier Shl inquire yf Ihe aldermen and baillies keeped ihe by au Act of James the gude of suld be and set il is that the said common be observed aud keeped to the common profile of the and in the and necessary things Of the be Ihe advice and council of the for Ihe aud the of crafts where they Au inquisition to be takea iu Ihe ayr of and uf the And that tbe reols of the as and be set hot for three years ' Mr. who is considered as the highest oa the history and law of Scotch accordingly that of old the Lord Chamberlain had the chief oversight of all Ihe burghs in to this court alone the ma. were for their aud and all craftsmen and other were before that high at his airs or At what period Ihe Chamberlain ceased lo go is not precisely but in tbe reign Ibe magistrates uf burghs were ordered annually to produce in - was first by Act 1&35, c. 26, on that the common gude burghs wai iu of the magistrates being applying said their ad of the of and policies within That iia time be chosen baillies or aldermen but that are honest and and ot That all and of bring yearly to lYie chequer at day set for giving of their their books of common guides and by the Lords gif the be for the common weil of the burgh or and said aud aldermen of every warns days before their to the lifers to for the - of the saides fHey may and the as they sae cease in that An enactment in similar with thai now was in ibe reign of James Another it fhe reign statutes and na man shall in any time coming be of qr within any uf Ibis nor elected to of tbe saids within a inhabiting within the said for Ibe privileges granted to Royal but no for regulating the the common is in the statute books subsequent to until the of William and 'the G. 2S, was This enactment proceeds on the Koyal Burrows of the erected and provided with their goods and revenues by their Majesty's royal are of through the of the Magistrates and to whom the management of the said public good and revenues hath been fallen great debts and to the diminution of the dignity of the state of aud the disabling of them to serve the Crown and Government as they and that the oversight and controul of the said public and of the administration doth belong lo their Majesties by virtue of their prerogative have to declare in plene as do they hereby that as well from what has as in time their ties will give one or to such persons as they shall be pleased lo to inquire into the state of the and revenues whatsoever of all the iud how tbe samiu hath or shall be employed or and lo rail lite their employers to and to and decera and every one of to refund ami or the or burghs by them as the said shill find them And their that the adis and of the said shall have Ihe and of acts and sentences the Court of for the preventing like abuses and in all time it is ordained that Royal Burgh within the kingdom betwixt the day of November next IB the Lords of their Majesties Treasury and Exchequer an account iu and by and Town of their whole public good and and of the whole aud that do the And it shall not be to Ihe Magistrates and Town Council of any Burgh to or give bond for the obliging their in without a previous Act mide iil Tuwn Council in f heir fullest conversation of and deacons of uding upon causes arid uses fur which debts are contracted aud certifying the and others contract debts aud grant bouds tbe said previous as if the causes and on ihe said Act sharli be true and that in any of the said cases the said aud subscribers be personally they and their heirs and or private to relief aud the town of the said and that by decreet of the Lords of at ihe instance of any of any of the said burghs who have borne of baillie or deau of guild within ihe by the article of the treaty of it is That the rights and privileges of the Royal in as they now do remain after the and notwithstanding From this it is obvious previous to Ihe Ihe securities against in the concerns of Royal Burghs were - 1. It was necessary thai ihe and officers should be persons residing within the burgh where they 2. A competent Courl was provided fir diling tbe accounts at an period the Courl of ihe the Court uf Exchequer and before these Courts and Councils were found yearly to exhibit their 3. Penalties were against those who were guilty of and the while a right was invested quarters lo bring such lo before the proper These securities have long become In many iu consequence uf au usage exceeding a period uf forty residence has no longer a requisite in the choice of and other belonging to Scotch The consequences uf this may easily he holding in nul in the be acquainted with Ihe nature of the actual nor have it in their power to prevent illustrated by the circumstances in proof regarding ibe flf It is lo suppose that instances uf which are ever could have laken place had the Chief resident in the or iu its immediate 2dly. In consequence of Ihe of the Courl of al the period of ihe it has been found by that Court that they are no longer competent to call Magistrates and Tuwn to account for their while the Court of by a recent have decided that no appeal cau be received by them ill matters of that It is Iu Ihe loss of those securities in the opinion of your Ihe chief cause of evils of tlie Petitioners complain is lo he and not to the constitutions of Burghs were confirmed at the and cannot be touched without au of one of its To of abuses have thus grown and to the of the appropriate your Committee have devoted time and and trust that the which they have it their duly lo in checking the evils whilst may he viewed rather as those just and salutary of which accidental had than as any or overturning any established principles in the municipal laws of Your Committee now proceed to lay before the House the allegations tn which the of 1819 classed ihe ous matters of complaint referred to in the numerous before wilh the Resolutions uf j and uf to which your Committee have come ou each separate FIRST The mode of election of ihe Magistrates and Town common lo all the Burghs uf under the ' Act of Ihe Scuts Parliament 1460, c. 30, by which Ihe old Council elects the ami Ihe new and old Conncil together the By this mode of Ihe persons obtaining a majority in have it in the ir power to reeled or to elect others in I their and to continue Ihe and management of the of the burgh in their own and in of their in perpetual With to tley beg leave 11 thai je ir cert tin in Which they therein and concur with in ihe opinion ed that practice in the uf the Town lauit is founded ou Act of 1469, in 113'*,.^;. cation by Ihe setts of earli particular aid concur also iu the second reported hy in they state lhat ilie of old Council choosing Hie is warranted by the law aud practice ot Ihe This is the practice called and to ft many of the as Ihe I of Ihe evils of which Some of the of this ii Ihe opinions so expressed by the were altering the as to do nil i that which conceive to be a just of They thought lhat iu order to accomplish il he fit to that a given proportion of the should elected by the at ill this your Committee have iiol able lo aud a detailed of on this most important point is to he in the Resolutions adopted by the several think it expedient lo mate some upon it ill this They begat that if it appeared I them lo he impossible le apply an adequate recommending so change in the law and practice of the Scottish would have had no in adopting the or any even of a more extensive in their have demanded by the pressing ' gency of the But your Committee do not think lhat the cf any of Ihe regulations as that have in 11.,j have cured the evils mi Ihe other they are perfectly that if are carried into -a pure of of the may be reasonably out the iaw and osage of the The present system by some not only as and as from verv character lo abuse and hot as an actual of the acknowledged ' and a of those privileges they fui Your do not it lo be a of r duly as do to a practical lo enter inio any reasoning for the purpose of present is best could have been di fuT tlie role and of and for the Ihe of Ihe But that Ihe prevalence of certain iu government uf the is to be as fl proof lhat Ihe system is iii hive stated what appears to to have been Ihe origin of these ami hare declared their opinion thai by revival of tire old principle of and may be With respect lo the rights of the they think il sufficient to remind the House that the three a on account of mischievous effects that had Ironi the What that previous was is of and historical research; and your Committee the discretion in by the by offering ou data so vague and as any could he furnished by au inquiry into the usage under the law of Whatever the constitutions of burghs may have been in remote it is enough for your to that it would be impossible 1 the prai for the purpose of Ihe changes for liy the without a of the Act of without a of chartered and au of article of the Union which they have Your think that the and tranquillity of the Burghs may be preserved under the general law as it now and that their may he on pure and honest princ provided that Ihe they have TOade are adopted the and fm ly upon iu the country while the of any alterations in the law might so far from promoting concord and peai prove lie menus of creating and SECOND Tlie of a due of ihe several corporations of ihe guildry and such in the from the mode in which ilie of merchant aud deacons of ihe nominal of are elected into that On this Committee have That it is the opinion of this that the in which deans of iradi s aud deacons of crafis are elected into the regulated by the respective or sells of lUu several orby prescriptive 2d. That it is the opinion of this lhat the corporate bodies iu the last resolution are in tbe way by their respective charters or or to and in this sense may he held to be duly and legally 3d. That il is ihe opinion of this lhat to make any alteration in chartered the most absolute and manifest would form a dangerous and it appears to lhat no such exists ill this 4ih. That those abuses which have been proved lo Ihe Committee tn have in the system of ill in Ihe opinion of this be by suitable without having recourse lo any measure with the rights of Burghs ill THIRD A want of in the aud in the over Ihe of the revenues of Ihe over tiie sale of the common good or of the the uf fur the is rendered FOURTH A want of power in the Burgesses and to call upon Magistrates aud Council lo for their management of the revenues and funds under their On these allegations your beg in ibe lo refer to two resolutions of the of last in which it is that not have no over the management pecuniary of the Burgh and that the anil have no power to compel their to account for the of the revenues and funds under their And your after hare come to the following 1st. That il is the opinion of ibis that the have no the expenditure uf the revenues uf the or over the sale of the common good or properly of the nor any power of the Magistrates and from contracting debts for the good is except in as far as Corporations have the by the respective sells of the of electing one or mure of ihe Members which may compose the and which Member or have a voice in tbe of the Council of such Je
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