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British Press (Newspaper) - February 12, 1820, London, Middlesex NuMBBR 5362. ^ LONDON. SATURD]�|r^'^|'�|!RUARY. 12, 1820; NEW LIBRARY.-Ti.e very s'^iil PtfirOMse bestowed upon FEA^AN'8,,ESTABUSliaiE�T i> the hcisi proof of the superior Excellence of-the NE\V Sysri^M. The principal frMirte of tli*:if>lii'il ifi'to |/re�en't TJisappoliifineitl, iiisnriog'Suk�rriber� ewiy New Mfork us tooft a> puhiisheil.-Teiins of Sabocriptiqu to he bad ft.fl>f Library, 170, New B'oud-^treet, ncxt'the Clarendon Holt'l. / : AT 8 Public ax^d mntt Nuni�roti. MEETing of UVEEYMiENt-ME.I^CHANTSvv BANKj-ERS and ship-owners, TRAUERS and OTHERS!, eonvEnedtiy AdVertiKitienl, Wld at tlie London' Yaverii, Bis))op8Kate^8ti'eet,thisipibdaypf Februsryi IS20; william manning, Esq.M.P. iu the Cliair : "Moved by Sir C. S. Huntei-, nail. aecon<]eil by Mr. AMer-man Atkios, ResolreJ.unanimoualy-That this Weeliiij is impressed wijb Ihe highestspnse of llieluug and faillifiil iervices ofSil-William Curtis, Barf, aa one.of tlie Regcuenlalives tif the City of London for six iiucci^�ivc ' jSrli.^iti^ols, during which period be bag bren^niost B!itr d active in pra^ nioting Ihe Commercial pVosporitv vjfJhe^Metrnnolis^iii givr (Ug a constant and nnf^Uiins -"'^^^'^ .li f,Tr-:.'.i :terats of m�!fo�iiaSSfii^^ihi conrse and 6;ood Hnderstsiiditti; .Avhich tlwuld ever sutisist between the first City of the Empire and a Britiali Huns'e of Comitiona. Moved hy George Blaclcman, E. y Felix CIny, E<q. Reaulved unanimously-That this Met-tiug is llirnfure of opinion, that .Sir Win. Cnrlis, Bin. and Ahh'rinan, he bow invited to oflfer hinuclf au o�e nf Ihe Cnndidales Iu re-preeent the City of Loudcm in Parliamrnl at Ihe ensuitij General Election, and pirdjjca ii<eir to nse i!s iBdividusil in. fluence and exertion to secure Ihe return of the Honomaljle Barouel, AJoycd hy Sir Charles Flower, Dart, seconded hy Sir I'radcis Dtssanses, Resolved unanimously-Th.Tt this Mccliiiff, nnxioMH fo testify in a particular roannei- iis renpect for Sir William Ciirti�, earnestly and respeclliilly recommend to the I.ivi-ry that Ihe arduous duties of a personal canvass on his part aliuuld be dispensed with. Moved by Wm. Ward, E�q. srcoiided hy Sir M.BIoxam, Resolved nnaiiimonsly-Thai a Depnlaliun, consisiiiiif of tlie Chairman, s*nd Sir C. S. Huntfv, Sir Charles Flowi'r, Mr. Alderman Magnay. Mr. Alderman Alkius, and J. Hall, Esq. wail upon Sir Wm. Curtis forthwith, and conimuni-cute to him the foregoing Resolutions. The Depntatiun having complied therewith, the Chairman reported to the Meeting, that Sir Wra. Curtis had ix-piessed himself to Ihe fnllouing liFecl:- " Old South Sea House, Thursday, February 10, 18'i0. " Thin distinguished and nuprecedenleil maik of the favour of my Fellow Citizens, evinced this day, eanmil hut be most highly flattering auil gratifying lo me: it is, indrnl, .a proud testimony that my humhie exei lions have met with Itheir approhxtiou. If 1 were to ronsnlt my own feelings alone, i will frankly confess that 1 should no^ ,iigaiu, offer myself as a Candidate for the artluous tiiuiilion ;of a R<;pre�entative of the City of Lnnd'Mi in Pailia. i'roent-a situutinn whioh, from the vaiJlftjs. ^nJ cumpli-kcated interests it involves, and �hich retjdire constant attentiuivMid care, becomes one of the heaviest- returns'-^iUty- ' spHsiWej however, lhatj J. have a higli^ftid 3BIKe~ important duty to perform, snperior to any personal [consideration of my own, and 1 cannot heaiiale to come f<^ward lit the call of so numerous and so hi;;hly respectable a: body of the Livei-y of I^iulun as are this day assem-.Med. The cause, Gentlemen, is that of the City of Londim, .10. that cause i have laboured fur tliirty-five years ns an Alderman, and iwenty-seven years us your Repiesenialive, janil i will never slninlc from fulfilling my duly lo ihe iil. niOStofmy abilily iu maintainine it. By your l^csoliiiions, ^ observe, that your zeal :uid kiml aitarhment have iii-ihiceil you to undertake the arduous duly of canv.iss-jug' for me, thereby saving me this (under any other circumstances) necessary fiiiigue; ihis duly 1 have ever considered due from a Candi<dal ayiiig my respects to ibe Livery [iodiri^paily, the.members of my fufuily will cordially eo-^-operate with yoar Coianiitiee iu shvwing {his respectful alteNlion lo fhaf iudependeni body," "i Moved by Sir Cliasj Price, Bart, seconded hy Sir William ieiffllton. Resolved unanimously-That Ihe ihanks t.>f Ihis Meeting ,ftre hereby given to Sir Wm. Curtis for Ihe expression of his Jenli�!t60is,38 repotted hy ihe Chaimian, and the readiness 'iratK which he has complied with ils wishes. i Moved by Mr. Alderlnan Alkiufi, seconded hy Sir Charles pPficfi BHrl. Resolved unanimously-Tint this Meeiiivg do forcj iiself into a Coinmillee for coiulucling the tlrcliou of Sir William C�rli�, and meet daily at Itie London Tavern; thai William ftllinoing, Esq. .M.P. he Chairman, and John Hall, Esq. De-poty Chairinun of Ihe s^ me; I hat the Committee U14 ati ojifu one, and all Frientla of the Hon. Haroiiet desirous of promoting his return, are invited to join and cu-Operale with Itte.'sxine. Moved hy Sir Charles Price, Dart, seconded by Sir Clau-tlius S. Hunter, Hart. , Reisolved unioiinonsly-r-Thiit the Thanks of ihis Meeting are doe, and are lier< by given to thi^ Chairman, for his able aodjudictons conduct in ihe Chair! Moved by Thomas Poynder, E-tj. sejconded hy John Plum-tner, Esq. [4 Resolved unanimously-That the proceedings nf this �Meeting he published iu the Morning and Evening Papers. NiB.-The Commillee vvin^il daily at t w.Citir>!iis, render my professions of niy principle^ whylly uiHift^iiipury. The kind zeal of the .Meeting of this day has induced y ivieods to ircommend lo the Liwry <lmt the arduous dnliec of a t'.-rsainri.Onvasii 4u my part.should be ihKliensed with-a Irijuite of. respe^ct Iu thai enlightened and independent Body which 1 have at all times consideied due fruinia CaiididsHe.: but, although I may-tbtisbe relieved from 'liisiqart of .itU'iitinn ;nyse|f, the ni<mli�{s vl'.my_ family Will aiost corrfk'lly co-operuic \w;ili my !rr!eii<<� ili this service. And t iiiive only to �ad,'4fcRt ^ihonl+iroir niiiled fueili^nsbt; crqw<u-<t wjih^ncff^p, JieSiti jtnergisfr wiU coiulsntly hedirected to the faithful dise�airj.cof. high <iuti�� which (Iw Wxt .and imporfi�nt*njr esis'of'iliisl i,'i-<'at <^niinerclal community ri'tjinire aJ <ln; jiauiU.of itb'Reprv-scuiative., . ,. - . J hav{ Ii'he bOB'ter tin Ik*, "fie'ritriTsieh, Your fatibfMt af.d<d�vw�e�l.S*i*�nf NATl(Jl!fALMo'NC.WEIsT OF SCOTLAND. 'irtROCilgblNGs of the COMMITTEE on the NyiTION'AW ftTONUMENt, of SCOTLAND, h�f3 �t Edinburgh dh'Wednesday, the!26tb January, 1820 ; *ft >ir James Fe.^guson, �f"Krt�eri'"aii, Bart.; tfeneral Francis Diindas ; Rtujor-Gen?-rsl Hwpe; Vi thnot, Esiq. Trustees Office ; Kincaid M-Kenzie, F-i.q ; GiMid.Russell, �si|. accountant ;John Ferrier, Esq. W S. ; William luglis, Esq. HJS.; John llussell, Esq. WJS. ; Rf^erL Juli,u�lpn,, E�q., The;iVight Hon. the Earl f WEMYSS and MAUCW in the Chair. Til* Secretary stnjed lliaf, agreeably to the inslrncttons of the iCommitleej CHnlRined In their Minnteoftbc 22d July iH*(,.,tt� 'ilMidtlranwHttctk to the Miuiaters-of the Cimrch of SCOllatldr.- : . isLtUe^fiAvhimsnt the X3eotr?.J Mec|intr<rf NM.!*-i�fif�i#Wflft?ineii7 held �l Edinburgh on the 24ih F�. brtiarf th the recommendation of the General Assembly oflhe Chnicli of Scotland, accompanied wiib an earnest and respectful requt>sl, Ibal the Kevereiifl Gentlemen would take siich iiieastirts as might appear lo them be.'^t calculated for pfumotiagf in their icspective Parishes, the oltject of these (Jfsorutivnji, and aif the rccommeudaliou of the General Assembly. Copies of the Resolutions of the General Meeting, and of Ihe Committee, were also, igieeably 10 appointment, traiis-mitleil to Ihe Cunima'iiiliug Olhecrs of Local Militip, yeomanry,tind VoUtntt-er Corps, with a request that they wonld give their counlriianre to the General Subscription in aid of Ihe National Moiiiimenl. Allhongh every possible, and Indeed the most obliging fa-ciiitics were-Kivrii in the department of Ihe Post-otKce, uhose very pulr.ioiie and re.'jpf'ctable .Secretary, Mr. Kerr, franked, iu the course uf Ihe autumn, no fewer than 1,200 ilispatches'; although every possible facility was, in the Itand-somesl manner, rendered in the Adjutant-General's department, hy t'urnistiing lists of the Yeomanry, Local Militia, and VolntiLeet*. Corps ; uud although the Agent for the Church of S<-oiland fiirnislicd most promptly the recommendation of the General Assembly ; yet owing to the unavoidable delay nttendaiil on so much detail, it was, ns the Committee might easily cojiceive, far advanced in the autumn before the vari-ons dociiments, and the engraved plan of Ihe intended Monument, could Ue put in circulation ; and if any of them should tiot have reached the places of their destination, he hoped such an occurrence would he ascribed to accident, and not to any intentional oversight. T-liere his-thertibre been scarcely time for any general Biovepieut, or IjW-eceive returns fi-om the clergy, or from Ihe Coinmande@r�f the Yeomanry and Volunteer Corps; he Wl, however lo"mention cinilributiuns from the parishes of Polwarlli and Currie, averaging at the ratu of 10/. per parish, which be hoped would be the average amount of charts and donations over Scotland. He ha<l aUo lo ac-kilowle<1ge: returns from the Elgiu and Morayshire battalion, coniprelieudiug the Elgin, Forres, Speymuuth, and Forhaber companies; whose officers have paid their subscriptions into Ihe branch of the bank of the British Linen Company at Elgin. The gallant 7Ut rygiment have also, he was infiirraccli subscribed a day's pay. He had the satisfaction of reporting a list of additional subscriptions, respectable both in number and value, obtained since last uioeting of Ihe Committee in the end of Jnly; and there would he found amongst the snlijeribrrs se. veral Ladies of distinction. [Here the Secretary read some, of Ihe leading names in the subscriptions.] All the banks in Eilinburgh, with their country branfftes, he slated, had tibligini;ly agreed to act ns cashiers, and to open an account ft�r the National Monument; and Sir \Vil. liam Forbes and Company have also agreed, in the hand, soniest insuner, lo act as general treasurers. The Coin, miltce, the suhscribeis, and ihe country, he said, were most welcome to his humhie and gratuitous services as Secretary, lo wiiich be h^d, from the conimencemeut, resolved strictly to confine bis duties. He WKs glad to report, that while the suhscripliou at home 13 daily iucreiisiug, and must increase, the siihscrip. timi abroad, in Ihe East and West Indies, and in ihc Bri. tish settlements in every quarter of the globe, is at ihis mo-mrnt, be bad every reason to believe, proceedio�j iiniUr the most favourable auspices. Jn proof of Ihis fjct he begge<l leave lo read on article in '/'lie Kdhihuryti Sfar, with which the Editor obligingly furnished him lust night, containing extracts from TTie Itnyal .lam'iiea Gazette, which shew that our countrymen in the We!.leru Hemisphere have taken up the subjc-cl, agreeably lo the recummcudalions of the general meetings held at Edin-bnrgh and Loudon in spring last, and every accouKl fa-voure vilh the reeummvhdaliou of Ihe Oe-nerai A. �t calculated I., promote the objeit of these Reso.-ltftioife,*ml gtUitfUf'Tjfe-G*''fe'-�';A.�tai-' l^^.^otuBteer Local .Militia aim lake sncb matures as fdrJIHWWbliug this great na-'ilddijirWial!lisUrf �abS�ribers _idljr,yrbe CojHtfiftlee recnm-i '^o^fii^e his eiiertluns in pro- Rullo,' Ihe EarloT KiMnonl's I q^'^bMebnTt'lie thanks of lire irdlt^.^lo, the Eari of, Wemysa ;JS'ihc Chair, The Commit lee :tb^k �o ^eir Secretary, for ^� iftyrumoi'mg. the cause tsf tliat the Commanding and Tolonteer Corps Wi might apnear-io thim tional object. 2dly, Th�! ooghi To be puhlislied. J mend to their Secrei'afy moting subscriptions in Ou the snggestion (tf name trariMdHl tu the' < On Ihe Qxoiipp ol?:tVlB!i., Meeting were unajitmotid and Mareh^for bh tfoitifr were, also pleas^ to .e; . bircontinued zeal, and e:. the National Mbnutaent.' ADDITIONAtlWJSSCRIPTIONS. IsTiilitwesl Countess of AToray,, i, .w,^ . ^ft-........ Lady Aiiu.Sinart^. ...........' Lady Grace Dimg)os..ij...... Ijidy Shaw Stewart..............�,...... Lady Abercrumby...... ....... Lady MacGregor M*�l^si^^; The-Hwironnible Mrs. Beylr;.,.......\...,". The Hunonrable Miss I^oUo................ Miss Aytoun....................... 2 Mi�s M. Aytoun......................... 2 Miss isabell.a Aytonu...................... 2 Mrs. Crawford,........................... ^ ftlisa Greig.............................. 2 The Hon. Mrs. Hunter .................... 2 Miss Marion Wilson, Murrayslmll.......... I Miss Lilly Wilson, ditto.................. 1 Miss Janet Wilsoi', ditto.................. 1 2d, and gkntleme.v. The Right Hon. lMn\ Douglas..............100 The Right Hon. the Earl of Sirathinore...... 100 Lord Colville ............................ SO Loid Forbes.............................. 25 I.ord Chief Commissioner.................. Messrs. Pafe.ind Cooper.................... Mr. Clugsioii ...........................'. Sir John M'Pherson, Bart................. George Home Druinniond, Esq. of Blair Drum- mond.................................. Rev. P Molliiion, Minister of Wulston........ General Campbell, Monzie.................. C.ipl. P. Campbell, ll.N. Northumberlnnd-slrret Sir M'lotosh, of JtVlutosb, Bart, per ."Vlr. M'Inlosh, Great King-street.............. Maillaud Gibson, Esq. of Clifton Hall........ Sir IllayC.impbell, Bart.................... General Sir James Baird, Kart.............. -Wanchop, Esq. of Edmoostone.......... Peter Speirs, Esq. of Cnlcreich.............. Alex.Smith, Esq. Banker.................. Alex. Douglas, Esq. W.S................... John Marshall,.statuary.................... James Millar, M.D. Broyiui's-square.......... Wm. H. Lizars, 3, JamesVscjiiare .......... David Alexander, writer, Edinburgh ........ 1 Alex.Slrochan, Esq. Assistant-Commitsary-Geii. 5 Mr. M'ReJdie, bouseller, Edinbui^b........ 1 Win. Watson, Editor of the Currespuudent .. 1 Capl. Joliu Thomson......... ............ ^ Major Charles Lenox Cnmniiog, of Roseisle .. 50 Col. Alexander MacGregor Murray.......... 25 Lewis Gordon, Esq........................ 1 John O. Brown, Esq. W.S.................. 1 , Alexander Bong, 16, St. Andrew's-slreel...... 1 John Craig, James's-sqiiare................. 1 Duncan Stevenson and CO. jiriuters.......... 3 Alexanibr Grant, Ijeul.-Culunel Commaudant late Mor��thiir.�.Volunteer Infantity. Atexaudicr Ci|fi^rooj"-CBiJWrn' ..... Robtrt Dnff,fei'pl?u�.;.................... Charles Tod,Captaiif^''........-............ James Tlioniaon, Captain.................. John Forsyth, Eusigi'..................... Thomas MacNiven, Lieutenant 26lh regiment Sir Patrirk Walker........................ Parish of Currie, per Rev. J. Sommerville.... Parish of Polwarth, per Rev. J. Home ...... 4 Treasurers-The Bank of Scotland; the Royal Bank; .Sir William Forbes; J.. Muttter, and Co.; British Linen Company; Ramsays, Bopars, and Cq.; Kiunear and Sons; Donald Smith and Co.; Robert Allan and Son; The Commercial Bank; all the Provincial Banks of Scotland ; aud Iu the C s.jpijortbd Mr. ALDERMAN WOOD at the last GENERAL"; ELECTIOS. Into; the liberty resRectfully lo apprize the Worthy ind Independent Livery , pf London, that it is his! intention to RE^OFFER;him8^tfas a CANC>IDATE whenever a Dissolution of Parliament ^hall occnrf and the Commiitee cannot but express their'^^^aranee that continued experience by the Livei^ (if .biB'TViegrily, zeal, and, inde|wndenrr, will induce theiii cbeerfajly l,a afford bim "theirstrenuous support. February 11, 1820. This day are published, APOLEON'S MEMOIRS, bv FILMSELF. The FRENCH EDITION, 12b. The ENGLISH EDITION. lOs. 6d. *t* This NINTH nook of the Great Work of Na-puleuii is published "the first, on nncouiit of its tefuporary interest, os relating to the Return from Elba, the Battle of Waterloo, aud the subsequent events. , The EIGHTH and SEVENTH BOOKS are in course of Translation, and will appear in French'and English, in corresponding size, type, &c witbtlie NINTH BOOK. To Ihe Ninth Book has been adde<{T numerou.s Proofs, dictated' at Longwood to. Air. O'.Meara, proving " Tlie ilaiiuscriiit from St. //elcna" to he n forgery, and highly curious, ns correcting falsehoods relativf! to the chief events oflhe Life of that distinguished" Personage. The MS. of Ihe Ninth Buoic, with Verifications, may he seen at the Office of the Publishers, Bridp'-courl, Bridge-street. fHlHE POLITICAL QUEEN THAT JACK Si LOVES, witb thirteen Cuts, price Is. jt(st published hv Roach and Co Russell-court, Drnrj-laoe. Also, IVAN-. HOE; or. The Jew's Daughter, by T. Dib(lin,as performed at the Surrey Theatre; price 2s. 6d Fourth Edition, of THETHEATRICAL HOUSp THAT JACK BUIX,T.wi,th thiileen Cols, price Is. JACK THE GIANT QpEL.LER; or Prince Ju-4u, with the M6di<l of a Stamp for ihe Shppres-sinn of {Political Pamphlets, price Is, On the2gih of Februarv wilt be published. No. 1. price 2s. of THE NEW DRAMATIC C.IvNSt)R, with a fulLlenslb Portrait of a disliiiEnishrd Performer. Also, No. 1. of THE POLITICAL DOCTOR SYNTAX, t-mbellished with beautiful' Engravings, prire 2s. 6d. To bb continued monthly. iwYAL con OPIDEIU'CE. Corr^spmirfence betwesen the laJe und h"t�-pre�eiM Majesty, and the. Dulcg of York, louchinw. the ^ iiiififnry rank of his present iViaiesty whea Prjncfl of \V�le�:- � {Coticluded from pur Paper 0/ iteftirdaj(i^ My Dkar BrotAeR^I ham taken two itajWTo (StelHhS'f the contents of your letter of Ihe 6th i^tM*tatilf iu ortler. loibe as accurate as possible ib my answer,, wluyb oiust acciftl^ lo you fur ils beiftg lunger ||ierhaps than 1 ihteiideJ, or I could have wisiud. 1 confide entirely in the personal kiudn'Ess and lITeclibn expressed in your letter, and am, fAr lliat reason, the more ninvilling to trouble you again on a painful sVibject, in which yon arc nnl fre^ lo act, as your iucliqatiun 1 ain aura leads you. But, as it is not nt all improbable that every part of ihis transaction may be publicly canvas,ed hereafter, it is of the utmost importance to my honour, without which I can have iiu happiness, thai my conduct in it shall be fairly reprerented, and coiYeclly understood. Wb^n I male a trndrr of my services to bis IV^ajesty'a Ministers, it .was with a just aud natural ex|iectali�n thit-myotfer would Imve been accepted, in the way in which alone it could have been most beneficial lo my conntry, or creditable to myself; or if Ihat failed, that at least (in justice lo me) the rcssons for a refusal would have been distinctly slated ; so that, the nation might be satisfied, that nothing had been omitted on wt/ part, aud enabled lo judge of the validity of the reasons assigned for such refusal. In the first instance, 1 was referred to his Majesty's will and pleasure ; and now I am informed by your letter, ihat 1)efore " he bad appointed me to the command of the lOih light dragoons, be bad caused it to be fully explained to me, what his sentiineiits were with respect to a Printe of Wales entering iuto the army," It is impossible, lay dear brother, Ihat I should know all Ihat passed between the King and you; but 1 perfectly recollect the statements you made oflhe cuuvrru^tion you bad had with his Majesty, and which strictly corresponds with that in your letter now before me. But I must, at the same time, recal to your memory-rti"^ positive denial at that lime, of any condition or stipMstion having been made upon my firit cominginio the army; and-. I am in pussossion of full aud complete documents, which prove that no terms whatever were then proposed, nt least to me, whatever might have been the intention; and the communications I have found it necessary subsequently to^okke, have ever di,s-cluimrd the existence of such a conjtromise at auy period, as nothing could be more averse lo toy uature, or mure remote from my mind. As to the conversation you quote in 1798 (when the Kin* was pleased lo appoint me lo succeed Sir'William Pitt), I have not the most slight fecolIectioB of its having taken place between ns. My dear brother, if your dale is tight, you must be mistaken in yoeir exact terms, rsiar6"nV^'IfBtrtiiT al^ftnlrfcely that 1 should have remember.d Ihe commtinlcation you made me the year before ; but, that I should have acquiesced in, or referred to a compromise which 1 utver made, is utterly impassible. Neither in his Majesty's letter lo me, nor in Ihe correspondence with Mr. Addingtun (of which you may not be fully informed), is there one word, nor the most distant allusion to.the conditions slated in your letter; and even if I had accepted the command of a regiment on such terras, my acquiescence cunld only have relation to the ordinary silHation of the country, and not to a case so completely nut of all contemplation at tlwt time, ns the prubable or projected invasion of this kingdom by a foreign force, sufficient to bring its safely into question. When the King is pleased lo tell me, That should the enemy land, he shall think it bis duty to set an example in defence of the country:" Ihat is, to expose tiie only life which, for the public welfare, ouglrt not tu be hazarded; I respect and admire the principle which dictales that resolution; and as my heart glows with the same sentiments, I wish to partake in Ihe same danger, that is, witb dignity and effect. Whenever his Majesty appears as King, he zcts and commands; you are Comman. der-in Chief; others of my family arc high in military station ; aud even hy the last brevet, a cousiilerable number of junior llfKcers are put over me. In all these orraugemenls, the Prince of Wales alone, whose interest iu the event yields to none but that of tlie King, is disregarded, omitted ; hir services rejeclrd. So that, in fact, be has no post or slalion whatsoever, in a contest on which the fate of the Crown and the kingdom may depend, I ilo not, toy dear brother, wonder tbnt in the hurry of your present orciipation, these cuiibiderations shtiuld have been overlooked. They are now in your view, and i think cannot make a due impression. As lo the rest, with every degree of esteem.possible for your judgment uf what is due to a soldier's, honour, I must be iho guardian of mine tQi^he utmost of my power, &c. '&c. ^ (Signed) G. P. His Royal Highness the Duke,^f York. Horse-G De.4R BroTreir-I have ibi.s in town, found your letter, and lose that part of it, which it appears to me clearly uiiderstood. Indeed, my dear brother, you must give me I-peat to you, that upon the fullest consideration, recollect your having yourself told me at Carlton H Ihe year 1793, on the day on which you was informed his Majesty having.aoqiiiesced in yodr request of being appointed to Ihe cummand of the lOth.rejjimeut of light, dragoons,. of which, Sir William pitt. ivas thf:u Colonel, the luesBage.and condition which was deliv'ered 10 you from his .Majesty; and which his Maiesty repeated to me," iu the year 1795, as ineiittiiiie" I have the. fullest reai whom at thai time yi nor have 1 Iheleasti to me, when I licli My dear Bro^^r-By mj| the 6ih instant, t^SnTioiHa" of the second, wc have ti\ liqv auifii aiopjfe Which 1* pose. (Indeed the whole 1' contradiction in (fat9;s(af even .upon lhe.ullesl pcfasi I mean'lo assert Iha.lli)q0 pr rell Ifnow, i ilien engaged iu ' ing iny" regiBtmi, k7d. sr 12,1808. your letter of'. hnsner lo min�-|yoIou> alli/ca' �'preaeiil pur* feS in a seeming; Vis ttapleiisanlj 1 \qt fcrego �li; ^jtmfl�nccB,: bad to me in aiiyj I'tfie ser�ii?e, and '1 raaintaininig � men! t caavey.c^, that J object ; btif' y retle'iij to' knbn meniiune iqllertion i to yoa lis.M^jeaty'j por> lerment, ii.i.e im;-y as tfieyear 1793^-l� were leiss posi.ri Uitily- knr'tT it,'as: before. VYe were.i iQt. ^biulc of resign istfoce*} biuJ,.h?prf ^TcCihe iialiuo Biaile feeS'flfg-'i -iTiii if'titif E-*PI -niStarier of the second, saying'i 1/9 ivaci/be rank was in no sort my: .f an cmcrgeiicy,-when the Kingwns to jKRe Hie fiHfdT^d the spirit of every .Britonij was ronscdjgVertion, the place which I occupy in lh� na-' liou madeiil. iudesitensahle to demand a post correspondent, to that p^e, siud to the public expectations. Thisseiiii ineni I Ipve the happiness lo tiJ assured, in 3 letter on ihis occasion, viailea sironp imincxsion'ttpon ihe miml, and cow-1 faanricd the respect anif udmirdion at^ne very high iu Government. The only.purpose of litis letter, my dear brother, is to explain, siaeo thai is nwr.ssary, that my farmer ones mcanl noi to give you Ihe trouble of interceding as my advocate for inere valik in the army. Urging funher my more iaipurtant friainfts upoii Government would be vainly addressed lo auy person, who can really ihiok (hat a former itfusal of mere rank, under circumstances so widely difTrreiit, or the most express waving of such pretensions, if thai bail hecu the case, fiiruislica the slightcit colour for the answer I have received 10 the tenders 1 have now made of my services. Your deparlment, my dear brother, wa* mianl, if I must repeat it, simpfyas a channel lo convey that tender to Go-verumenl, obtain either their attentiou lo il, or an opeu avowal of theiii-tefussl, &o. &c. (Kigned) G. P. To his Royal Highness the Dute of York;. Horse Guards, October 13, 1803. Dear Brotiif.r-I hare nceived your Idler ihis morning, and am sorry to finil that you think that 1 have misconceived the ineauing of your first letter, the whole tenor nf wfateh, and the military promotion which give rise lo it, led me naturally to suppose your dtp ire was, that I should apply to his .Majesty in my uiBeial capacity, lo give you military rank, to which ini.ght be ailached the idea uf subsequent contmnnd. That I fuund myself nnder the necessity of declining, in obedience 10 his Majesty's pointed orders, as I explained to you in my lettur of tbe 61b inslnnl. But from your letter of to-day, 1 am to uuderstaud that your object is not military rank, but ihat a post should be allotted to you, upon zho preaeut emergency, suitable to your situation iu the stale. This I-conceive to bv purely n political consideration, and as sueb totally out of wy dupaitmeut; nud as 1 bare must carefully avoided, ut alt liincc, and under all circumstances, ever interfering in any political points, 1 most hope that you will not csll upon lae to deviate from the princiiUes by which 1 have been invariably guverufd. Believe me, my ilear Brother, Your most aH^.-clionate Brother, (Mgiied) FREDERICK. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Carltun-IIousc, Oclober 14^1803. Mr dear Brother-It rauuot but be painful to me to be reduced lo the necessity of lurther explanation on a sub-jf-ct wbioli it was my earnest wi~h to have closed, and which wns of so clear and ^listi.'ict a iifilure as, in my bumble judg-mcut, tu have precluded the possibility of either doubt or misunderstanding. Surely there must some sirange fatality obscure my lang�age in statement, or leave me somewhat deficient in the powers of explanaliuo, when it can lead your mind, my dear brother, lo such a palpable misconstructiou (for far ije il from me tu fancy il wilful) of my nieaniug, as lo suppose for a moment 1 had unconnected my object with efficient miUtttriirank,:inA ua-.i.sferied it entirely to tiie view of a political atution, when you venture to tell me, " my object is not military rank, hut that a post should be allot-led 10 me, upon the prcsenf emergency, suitable to my si-lualtou in the Stale." Upon v.-tial grouud you hazard such OK aisertiun, or upon piii.eipUs you can draw such an lufeicnce, I am utterly at a 1 jss to dctcrraine. For 1 defy the most skilful logician, iu torturing Uie English language, lo a|iply with fairnats surh n cons'.ruBtion lo any word or phrase of mine, rontaine.! i!i any one uf the i,Iters 1 have ever written on this, to me, most interesting subject. I call uputi yon 10 rcp.:riisd the correspondence. In my Icltcrof the 2d instant, 1 :ul,l you uneqiii-cucally Ihat I hoped yon knew me loo well to imagine, that'W/e inactice rank was in my view, and find scutitiient, 1 beg'yon carefully tooboerve, 1 bare in no instance whatever for one sin-gle moment relinquished or departed from. Giving, as I did, all ihi? toiisideratioBs of iny heart to the delicacy and difEcullies of )our situation, nothing could have bec.n more repugnant 10 niy Ihooghts, or to my disposition, tliauto have iaipossd upon you, my dear broihcr, either, in your capacity ns Commander in ChiefJ or in the near relationahip.whichsubsists bctwceu us, tJietaak,much less Ihe expectation, of cavning you to risque ?ny displea-snre. from his Majesty, by disobeying iu any degree A�j iriands, allhongh they, '.vtie fcven to militate against ^Bat with the impnUe of my feelings Towards you, - comgeiving.'wha; friendship andaucclioh may b* iinfeWBOwn, think it eutipely impossible that Aderiii^iie uiagnitiitle and impuriani;e. which h it,li;ive olljc.ially advancciliuy 'ivislics, and i-ubse^itent that direct icter apd the co] t,"t .hat mill iVER OW ^1 CO m y /wtntsTlSiWW___ der^tiun,.,Fora 1 mtilfr ^y, 10 itfi'Wi Msjesty's the hohOn' so deeply iiliaticalli ETON FRENCH GRAMMAR AND EXERCISES. TO ^CHOOLM Af rE.RS, &c. This day is published, price 3s. bound, K INrRODOCTlON to the FliENCM TONGUE, pr^cltrly �u the plan of the Eton iLatin Grammar. . ByW-S.KENNY. Printed for T.,.a�d J,s-4H'tt�J'i Pfiucs�-�(re�, Hanoyer-sauare; Rnd.snld by all Bookli^eff^ . �pRENCH EXERCISES, ihleniliia ft. a' CohiffaYiion lo the �buvei on : tMe> (llau uf tUe EtBis'>Exeii>|ilB MilUH-a-by SB should certainly'havSlFelt it iiicii to your memory' wirat yon had t 1703. * No cqitvccsatiuq i^n^ pi^i remark, in the yearS796, when moled to the KiiK^S: drai consequeiiceof whiiij was arraii appoin'imifnt lb IQlb ligl thai your wi^ntiufiing in y� Couveraatiwi to. ba^e passed b arisen from.soine in|sappreheus eyer adverted lo in niy tetter, 1 have Ih'ougbt i^ due io fuHi^tb replyifif !� pear lo have misla^ quaiiiled witt^ the;.' iuto it, ^ Trcujwn ever, my YoaFi .?ffiigrs".'3?';

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