British Press, March 16, 1820

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British Press (Newspaper) - March 16, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5390. LONtoON, T YimAmH 16, 1820 wittilwlEAsu TMBATttE-nOYAL, DIIURY-LANE. rflHIS EVENING, THURSDAY} March l6. JL Irii Majesty'a Serranta will perrorm the CorAedy A CURE FOR THE HEART ACHfe.' Sir Hlirbcrl St�nl�y, Mr. Powell; Cfaarle* 8��>Vy, Mr. Birnonl; Vortex, Mr. GaUie; Yt>nn^ Rspid, Mr. Ellisloii ; Old Rapid, Mr. Afundeo; Frank Oatlahd; Mr. KiUKbt; Far-, mer Oatland, Mr. Fooie. Elleii Vortex, Mn.-Robitinon; ,Mi.i Vortex, Mrs. Ec�rtoD; Jewy Oatland, Mrs. Mardyn.. After which, 3*tb limeian entirely new Comic Paalomim^, called XJACK ANOTHE BEAN STALK; 'I, Or, HARLEaCIN AND THE OGRE. The Here, Mr. Budion; Jack, Miss Povey, afterwards Har--leD. .... Bb^fa.; Se^nd Price 3s. 6d -Pit 3s. 63. j Second Price 9b.r*4>ower Gallery 9s.; Second Price la.-^Upper;G�^ lerj WitSWo�* Price ed. . j T�M! 8�ilfc*ffice'w�l be open/rom Eteveu MltFire 6*CI6ck' --Pttees to,be taken of Mr. Rodwell, Box BookJceeper. Oa:iMinltf, Towa and Country: Reabcu Sir Brian de BoisOuil-berl, Mr. Connor; fir Maonce de Bracy, Mr. Hunt; Sir Locas Bcaumanoir,.Mr. Chapman; Cedric of Ratber�4>od, Mr. Egerlon; WamBa, Mr.I.istoa; Friar Tuck, Mr. Emery;' Isaac (the Jew of Yrirk), Mr.. W. Farren. Rowen�Vii!i ilie reriredlRterludit.(wri{tenb]rG.Colmao,tbeEtdlJsdy iii the Boxes, .Mi^.iDa. vte^ M>m Braument,aiid Miss Green. The Doora will be opened at Half-past Six o'Ckwk, and' the Way begin at Sevea. Boxes 7s.; Second Price Za. Od.-Pit 3ft. Od.; Seoqnd Price Sii.-Lower Gallery Ss.; Second Price Is.-Uppcr^ Gallery Is.; Second Price 6d. , A.Pcirale l3ox mnyi)C bad'fbFtise scMOn, or mghtly^ 0* bir, Brandon, at the Boxoifice. Tlie Manager in Distress, and Too Late for Dinner, will be repeated every evenjtig. . . On Sal'nriloy, ttie new musical Draina of Tbe Antiquary. On Monday and Thursday next, Iranhoe, or The Knight Templar. GENERAL ELECTION. TV/IK. MATHEWS NOT AT HOME until iri EASTER MONDAY. The Nobility, Gentry (late and future Members of Parlia-inrui, and the Free and lodepeudent Electors of Middlesex, Wcslininsler, f>ondon, and Borough of Southwark), tind tbe-Public al large, are must respectfully informed that (in con-Krqiipnee of the genri-at druggie fur Places and Seats else. .wlinT)fltr. Mathews's Parlies at the Theatre-Royal, English l)p('ra Honse, Strand, will be suspended until the Returns uf Members to Pirliament, and the Return of their Faroi> (icstol'owu. N.B.-The Box-Office is open daily, and the numerous Caiididatrs for Places (al Mr. M.'s Entertainments) may be assured that th?ir Seats will be secured on the first �reniii>; of Mr. Mathews's next Call of the House, on' Monday, April 3, 1820. ORATORIO.S. ... ROYAL COBURG THEATRE. Nobility and Gfntry are tnost reipect-fnl!y infortiied, that the establishing of the Oratorios al this Theatre has met with universal approbation, which was prcctert by an overflowing Audience, the Proprietors with .real pleasure announce the-Third GRAND ORATORIO will nke place TO-MORROW EVENINCl, FRIDA^V, itarrh 17, when will be performed a GRAND SELbC-TION nf S.4CRED MUSIC from SAMP.SON, THE MESSIAH, AND CREATION, :n Two Acts, and One Grand MISCELLANEOUS ACT, embracing a pleasing variety of Italian and English Com-pusiiinns, which will be bung by the following celebrated Vocal Pcrfyrmers :-Signora Corri, Miss Geprge, Miss Love, Miss R. Cirri, Miss Gaskill (her third appearance),Signor Ambrofeiti, Mr. Higman, Master Ryde,and Mr. Pearman. Al the end of the First Act, Mr. G. VVare will play � streel; Kwan Tavern, Bridge-street; White Horse, Pimlico; No. 103, Ntw Bond-street v and lhe*FttEE .i�it;:ONrfSTVRB?D � PASSAGE TO A�D FR6m THB HUSTINGS WILL 'BE KEPT OPEN DURINiGS THE WHOLE OF THE ELECTION. � -1-;-;-1-;-1- TO THE WORTHY j*ND INDEPENDENT HVERi OF LONDON. THE p^rseoal .gratificatimi which nrise� ftom victory, after a contest most severe and most ably conducted, must give place to tlie heartfelt acknowledgmeiMs which I owe to yau. .1 base been called upon so repeatedly tothapk you for yoiir copliiiued favours. I havesouf^en eu--dearoored t� colivitit^e joti of the sensible impretsiun which your kiiidiiesB. has givfen' rise to, tlwt 1 fear my taagaage, must np�r appear mor^ lo^partake of mere ceremonious re-~ petition than, of the spirit ^od animation best adapted to Ibis gratifying occaaion. It w�fuM illbeooBketeeat sncb a moment todratr eomp**' risoBs bet wreathe fprtnliateand Iheunsuctessfol Candidates;* I have tulharto carefully abstained from aniiaadrersiuti, �ul Ibareoo disposition, at a period su little suited to this purpose, lo give utterance to an expression which, might add'pain lo the disappointment of my opponents; nor am .J noircalleA upon to lay betbr* yon'in detail-the course Wbieb'Iaball pacsae it) the dischargi; .of, my, .iSrlis>. , mentai-y. dutita. If, I abs{aiiit^ at an .cajelUT,|i^(Ml ef the Election, from giviui: pledga* a� to tlbe'litie i>1 conduct 'wttich-woiild regiilAe my polrtieal life; if, when my interest called fqc it, I declined influeociog your suffrages by im. oiteotalfo'u't dia|�lay4>f-^naliAcBti(Hniuid of promises, I may aurely be aBowed no�>4o.kc*|>.ny�eH;apart f^om all engage-menta. lind to�nler the Comaoas aiiNue�f Parliameur frCe Bod'independenL , I am^f the distinction ^^^^il^ I am raised., llfa^y li^ve already been your Reprea^ntatTves. Yva-hw�'|v�i pleased to adopt �iy tiiim&le'serviiie^, i'aflnenc�'^r ttkM be Sensible, in'a'great'dq(ree,.i>y' the fovoacabte'^^ip^ilr wMcb yonformeii of nty hithnOotiii^Me^^ . . '^'4 I feel the importaDce 6f ihff^i^f^ffice .to wbicb yiSa Iia4i appointed me;'l eiiter upon rtf^'a'determiRatio*t��ia--cise that portion of talent with-mich: I am endqire'vouring to manifest that your Elective Franchise'has not . beeii ii^udiciotisly exercised;'^aiid-tfaat altlidugb I may be thought by some-to be deficient in raoi^ hrilKaat acquirements, 1 shall dtsebsrKet the .doiieawbicltareinlrasted to me faithfully, impartially, and ze^uitslj. . Believje toe to be �ver� With tbe greatest esteem aniTt^rd, ' Yout faithful and itbedientjjervant,: 9�0RGi& BRIDGES. Mansion House, March 14, 1830. The Committee for condn,>ting the Election of theilLord Mayor having been informed that several 'tsentlemea of the Livery have never been soliciteci in his- behalf, and th^i others, \7ho have honoorvd his Lord9lii|> wilji. tlieiT, Votes, have not received letters of ih iiili n., i�liTTlBflliillliM i'lf this opportunity of assuring them, that ihe^Stfi^ititniK^^M'.been owing to the iucorrectuess of the Lists, aoj E^.tal^y in. tentioual neglect. . '. - ^ BRITISH^A,&LBilvi*ALL-MftLL. THIS dALL^^ICY firfifae EXHIBITION andSALB of the mnHCSaf MODERN ARnsiS, is OPEN UAILY.ftomTcn ia^Mofningtill Ftve. (6y Order) � JOHN YOUNG, Keeper. Admission Is.-CaNffof lie Is. ' BANK OF I!N�LAND, March 4,18�>. THE COURT of lilRECTORS of the OOVBRNOR alKf CdMPANV of tht BANK of ENGLAND give A'sffee, , That a GENERAL COURT will h� held at the Bank, on THUkSDAY, the 16lfi inilantfjil Eleven o'Ctork in the Fqrenoon, to consider of a DIVIDEND; irtien there will be submitted to tbe consid^tion of llie Proprietors lh|! kxpedieney of presenti|ig�n ADDRESS of CON DOLENGL on the DEATH of the^LAfBliiNU, and of CQNGRi;-TULATION on his MAIiBSTr>l ACCfifiSION (a. the THRONE; and als& that anolbcr GENQHAL 60URT will be hcM at the' Bank, un TOBSMfF^ Am Itfh Afiril next,-rmm Ten o'Clorfc in tbt 'Kgmiaati�i (ill Four in life Anrrnoon, for ^L^lEmON �f a-OOVERKOft al^d. DEPUTY �OVEft^R fsT lh�nia-�iai^it*t*Mefi'wifl be decTsred (hat S�enipg); �nii%i1�N�� Gwrt will bi coiitiaoed by Aerson will b$ enlitedio vote at the aaid eiectiou who4ha1Hkn| liavB.beAir Six Caletidair Month* imssssscd, in his own Tight,,o(-the'Stock for srhicb he shall their give bi^ vole, unless tlie sftid Stock sliall have been acquired, or shall liave come by Request, or by marriage, er by snccessioH to an liitealale's Estate^- or by the custom of the Ciiy of l.ondun, or by any Deed of Settlement after the death of any person who shall hare been entitled for life to be Dividends of such Slock. Paip� 7d. riNAL STATE Ot TUB MLt. Wood . Wilson , Curtis , 5.370 5,358 4,908 Lord Mayor........ Wailhman Thorp............ TO THE GEWTLEMEN, CLERGY, YJOaatAIOB', AND FREEUOLDEllS OF THE COUKlS .OF SURREY. Gentlemes, THOUGH unable lo express the gratitude 1 feel fur the mnny favours received at your bauds, permit me to return you iny best and most sin cere Than|is for the great and distiiiguitilied hunuur yon have a seCon^ 'tillae conferred upon me. Be assured it will ever be the first object ufmy KfetOfloW myself worthy of yoUr confidence by supporting.'eyery nea. sure that willrevive onrdrdoping ComtncrreaBifhittf-'rained Agriculture; by steiidily voting for Relrencbaenl, Economy, and temperate Reform ; and by eodeavonriog to preserve in its original purity our dear-bought and invaluable Cousti- lutiun__With the greatest respect, I have the honour to be, Gcntlrtnen, . Your ever obligWl and'mo'st faithful Servant, Denbies, March 14, 18-20. W.J.DEN1SON. rgiERMSnf SUBSCRIPTION loCOLBURN jL and Co.-a irRITISH and FOREIGN PUBLIC LIBRARY, X^ondnit-slrcet, Hanuver-square, London: ri.AtS 1.-Subscribers, paying 5/. !is. the year, 3/. Ss. the halfycflr^ov U. 1��. per quarter, are allowed'twelve volumes in town, or twenty four in the conntiy, and are entitled to the newest and most expensive works in the Library. Class 11.-Subscribers paying 4^ 4s the year, 2{. I2s. 6d. the half-year, or \l. lis. 6d. per quarter, are entitled to eight volumes in lown^ or sixteen in the country, including new piiblicaliuHs iu tbe octavo oikI duodecimo sizes, Ci,a?!s III.-Subscribers paying 3/. Ss. the year, 2?. 29. the half-year, or H. 59. per quarter, are allowed six volumes, but are nut enlilled tu the perusal of new works. Extra Class.-Subscribers paying 10/. lOs. tbe year, 6/. Cs. tlie half-year, or 3?. Ids. fid. per quarter, are allowed fifteen volumes In town, or tbirtv in tbe country, and are enlilled Iu the immediate pertualqf every new xvork desired (the proprietors engaging lo provide an extra iiuaiitity of biiuku fur lliis class, in order to ensure the strict fulfilment of this stipulation), and to have purchased fr>r them any work of geneial inleresl that may not ali-eady have been added tO the Library. Books sent lo subst:ribiers to all parts of llie United King-V- ^- Mackensie.-4,; Present SaH ite:*iteA Stage.-5. What is Poetry ?-6. fie�u�i�1>Ajttelii^WiI>les. addressed lo Canova by M. ^HKpom^ 4||^n^>^t> On the Female Literature of the fiMinf ]}r^8,^D# M��cal ExnressioR/7*9. On Ghosts Gh Institution, by Mr. Gliray.-WC On Illumination by Electricity-20. Orijwtl^lBelryi Ifrioter, Scenes, Light, �cc.- 81. Varieties, Li(f�iMi�ndiSeienIific-22- New Publications, with Crtliail. HMMaarks.-'33. New Inventions and Diseoverie*.-S4i/^]3h!i{ilMle Kutieob-35. Reports, Lite-' ^^gricaltaral, and Commercial-26. political Events, Funeral of his late of Kent.-37. luteresliiij^ Oceur-b% Marriages, and Deaths, with of tbe most celebrated Persona. :-Penry Culburn and Co. Conduit, ions for the Editor are requested ^. EUCLID, BY CRESWELU This day was pnblis.b TWO......Prites of......�20,000 TWO ......Prizes of......�10,000 3 per Cent. Consols. To enable CARROLL to form Ibis GRAND SCHEME (by permission of the Lords of the Treasury), HE HAS GIVEN FORTY THOUSAND POUNDS ADDITIONAL MONEV lo the Priies heretofore allowed by Government io the Lottery, by which �303,5bO is jpre. seuled to the Public; a sum far exceeding the umoum of Priies ioAny former Lottery with the like number of Tickets. 1'ichets aud .Shares ai-e selling by CARROLL, Contiaclbr, No. IU, CornhiH, and 2iS, Oxfot-d-siieet, London, and by all his Agents iu ite Cuiiiilry, who shared and sold; io the last few Monthst ON ^UNrMY iieKt. the 19th inatant. a SER-MON Mill be |irrachrd for the benefit of this Insti. tulinn, at tbe Parish Church of Si. Michael, Cornhill, by the Right Rev. Father in Gnd WILLIAM Lord Bishop of CLOYNEiNT, Jsmes Bnrri>ws, Esq. I Thomas Atkinson, Esq. Edward Freeman, Esq. | Thomas Haieland, Esq. William Teanby, Es^. ! Matthew Bell, Esq. John Daly. jnn. Esq. I Robert Wilson, Esq. M. Kipling, Esq. I Thomas Welch, Esq. Tickets I5s. each, to be bad of tbe Stewards at tbe Bar qf the Tavern, and at the School-house, Mitre-street, Aldgate. IRELAND. Mo.-2,38^..!.. �30,000 708.... 21,000 1,345.,.. 20,000 No. '7,003......�6,OQi0 2,226...... 9,000 jcc. &c. &c. -1 m0njOV IRELAND.-CONNAUGHtT : '-C^'^^^SMki - . . Leluii%^ffi^l)e west represent the cond'ttida of Galway in %e aame state. The principal facta ma^ be coNe-::ted froth the following e^itracti frdm tbe Galway, Tuam, and Muyo Papers' - GALWaY, march 9. On Su'n4ay,night lai^, as Mr. Burke, accompanied by his servant, arrived,.at tits gale-house, he deniauded ,entrance, .but to his astonishment, inttead of obtaining it, as lie expedted, there were two shots fired'at him fruin a vail opposite the gate. Mr. Burke fired bis pisoi in tbe direction from whence the shots caAiej and exclaimed, *' Murder'." Five other shots were likewise fired -at \i\ai, and Mr. Burke directed his servant to fire, who immediately conn-plied. Mr. Burhe at this moment had the presence of mind to call oat, in a determined Aianoer, with a view of irtlimir dating them, " t^me oh, dragoims, and seize the villains." This is supposed lo have the desired efierl of restraining them, as no doulit is entertained, if this subterfuge was not resorted to, the assassius would most probably advance and accomplish their nefarious inlenlion. The gale-keeper, in his depositions taken by that vigilant Magistrate, >imes Daly, tcq. Dunsandle, admitted that he distinctly heard the words expressed by Mr. Burkej aud the shots; but that the gale was not opened until the following morning, when his master's hat was found close lo it. It is, supposed the gale-keeper was not implicated in the transaction; but being so impre.Hoieer.� of I his Sobtt Comman'der were soon apprised uf bis situation, and instantly determined on rescuing him; for Ibis purpose upwards uf two hundred of them assembteii in a field near which the parly and prisoner were to pasb, the most of them being armed with ;iitch-forks, spades, shovels, buuks and scyibeS. Mr. lilake being appreheusiVe of An attack, particularly on seeing Ihe crowd of touiilryvcople al a distance, ordered his men to l>e ou their gaard, while he resolutely galloped up to the crowd. Judging,fVom their position, that they were fur battle; he began in the mildest manner tu reason with Ibedk. They were deaf lo bis entreaties and I'pgardlesti of his sayings,'and seemed 10 lait{>bat his absurdity, in thinking that i9 or 10 men woiild coaqoer so many ; upon which he rode back to meet his party and prepare for the op-pusitiouisis, as they might be coofidei.t of an attack, al the same time lellibg the prisoner if he attempted to escape ibat he wuuhlv that moment be shot. > Mr. Blake fearing the soldiers would be surrounded, ordered theni lo fire, thinking it wuuld he (� means of detering them, but it seemed only to eiinspera^ the Ribbonmen, wlio steOieU to t�! chising uii il^e army nio?4t,^|^mure; Mir. Blake seeing no other allcrnatiVe bul-i^ cuiislaut fire, ordered his valianL'men t\p, and make their way lhroi|^ 4hem,- wbtch they did so effectually as to cause the Ribtanmen tu iclreat in all direciiitiis, leaving one man dead Ud fire others badly' "IP ' ' tfiHded. We are ftkt* tlcS,.A^iitMier>. after s cofuhfEits umooerr. Vcsttrdajr an ini}Bcstira> bchr-atlg^iart^ iothe ediiflti.-nt U*n, Viy Pant Mii-rioa, E*4. 'tilfnit^ tor. cwinly, �� a-*itl�'�rilwbod)t:�jrtbe�irfurlt4aii�a4wn^aaieit 6mtoJOm. nor, ssbo f'lb� l4orUi-4ia^,ttiUli?,. irhn m,,e f^j^rting a prisoner, srbum ttw drceaset^ ftsistedby a tiig'e nlobri^earonred to rescue frpoi the cyMody �f Itw iiid party.--(f6^.) v ' ���apwd*�i��il,>fc*t IhrroiwajwtHwea iM�^f> taat �erib BsehtidMrJlikbi have ni�r�M|N� aop JJMBmAi Wlaa ipaa hsijiBtofarie^we . . , *Wll *i, nlliraagb tiK M�y;istrsle uf that town, William-L(i|idrl|^ Esq. aidcit^ Ike flbiliiars, iau'siui; every eaertioi'll).)Nii;lh'ein,2own.^-fM iVe^eel pleasure in SUttng, tba|,iii^ ak^allibilant nf t^e towa of Hndford das as y�l been Mrora; 4fcei* nerilonuia conduct baa Qrasrd tbeir lamitord, Mapm^ 81. Ornrgp. E*^. to patUiika iatttriug addreas uf l(iaBkalo-�br fFESTMlNSTEK ElLEVTmn. fili^TH DArs POLL, Wb^mcsoat, ATAitcit 13. The numbers at.the.elote of ilic poll srere- For Sir Frauds iBurdelt..............9,S7l J. C. Hdbhouse, Esq.............2................... ^ir F. BuaDETT congratulated thrai on the stale of the poll, vihich, he waa tare, mutt give the greateat satisfaction to all par'tlet. Mr. Lamb nra! itbeac the hare. This intght be trde in the fable,, bnr Mr. L-ainb would find it false as to the result, of the contest. They dSd not lUean to g6 to. steep like lite hare, and let the heavy tttrlotse tte^p beyond them. He hoped and trusted that they would keep the same iti&ble pacf to- the etttk of the race� Perhaps it would have been-, more ill favoiir of their energies had they not. beem qaite so foriunute in starting. If Mr.. Larnl* had gained u mfljoriiy of only oiie� it intghC have aroused theiu more than unw, whri> lh�t^ gained a majority each day. Be- it a� ic niit^ht^ Mr. Lamb's beit hope was despair. He wished,, however, that the electors should consider the cause more tliaii the individuals concerned for ity aiuJk-make the return attriurophaut us possible. Mr>. Lamb had, in a measure, supported fhat.iirbirtary principle uSRUitied by tbe House of Conimon9 a prison as the dvrect ro>�d to honour and fame. He (Sir Francis), rt-aily thoiight that it was no bad recommeiirlatioi; to. the )>ubiic favouri the only reward left tor independence and probity in public conduct, that a oiaik--had suffered in the public cause. Mr. L'drt�t> wa* certainly mistaken in supposing that he couii^ make-such a circumstance personally or poUtically.disadvantageous to Mr. HobliOU: sending Mr. Hobbouse to prijoa as they-did, and ihuc -there was no great ditference in being so punished without examination or defence, and being regularly convicted and punished upon the verdict of � speeiat jury, under an information file. As lo the choice of punishment between vtiedtrect imprisonment of the House of Coromnjis ai.d that which was likely to follow conviction on an information of the Attorney-General, he would ssy for bil own part, and as a tnatter of tiieiely personal taste, that he woiild rather be iinprwoned under ilje more arbitrary authority, which nm>i of iiectfs-siiy KuoD cease, and the suspension of which woujit enable a man to walkout of prisou without the ne-ce�.ity of thanking bis tyraois. The punishment ;