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   British Press (Newspaper) - March 30, 1820, London, Middlesex                                NofliBKit 54f)2. LOIS PON, THURSDi;]^;*;mRCH 30, 1820. PkiCE 7d. GENERAL ELECTION., TO THE GENTLEMEN, CIlERGY, AND FftEfiHOCtJi ERS OK THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, i   ' : Gentlemkn, ..... 'Tis gratifying lo observe tlittt my'aj)^Vc�l wasnnt wholly niaile lo yoti in va'iii, a Majority having heea oMaiiierf by me on ihia Day's Peir-�ver bolb my l)j>|)Oiienls. Siipiiieiiess at tills, crisis must, lend to .iJe-]jfra4le Ihl-Coiiiily fiom that elevated character and atat'ioii vhich it has hiUlerto maintained, and to impose on it ib^ yoke of ii parly, twice indignantly rejected.   , 1 invited you, in my address of yesterday, lo avert the evil with whirh yofi are threatened, and to reenter, by-zeal and energy, llicgronnd which had been lost. The promise^ with wliiili I have been honoured are sniiicient (if faithfully fulfilled) to insure my return by a lar^e majority. The cause is yoiir oifn; )o you its.prolecliua and suci cess milst be confided; and it is for you 10 assert those.loyal and constilnlional principles'which have hitherto secured me your support. I therefore anxiously solicit ybor immediate attenlion at the Poll, and have the honour to remain,, GfHilemen, yonr devoted and faithful Servant', WILLIAM ^lELLISH. Bash-bill Park, March 29, 1820.   , ., STATE.       THE POIX. _ Kfeltisti ...a .�,t<.�^i..-i-ti 2,935^ Byng.....................3,87� ^Vl^nblpart ____�.....................3,457 The Committee for condoctinfe the Ke-chctibn of Mr. Mejlisii b('ir lenve to acquaint ibe Freeholders', tbat^tbePoil will be ope'n every day (including Good Friday) until Monday nexl, when it will finally close at Three o'ClocU in the Adcrnoon: The excellent arrangements made by the She-riifs sernre free access to ilie Hustings, 112, Bishops^ate-slreet, 29th Marcli, 1820. MIDDLESEX ELECTION. IHE COMiVlITTER for condnctiti^ the REELECTION of Mr. WILLIAM MELLISH having ri'ason to apprehend (hnt many of Ihe Gentlemen Freeholders liave iiol been cnnvasst-d, or applied to by the District Co�-Tiiillefs, beg to apologise for such neglect', ^and'liope it will b.-iisc'iibed lo Ihe only cause, namely, the incorrect stale of Ilic Lists. The Ciimmiltee beg leave to reliirn their best thanks to the Frechotders who have already favoured Mr. Mellish with the {iroiuise of their support, and solicit their early atteud-aore at llic Poll. ISiihupsgate-street, March 27, 1820. Dislrict Commillees are sitting in the following places:- I.oiulim Coffee-house, .Lndgate-hill; Crown Tavern, Clerk-rnwrll Green; Ship Tavern, Finshury-place; Star and (Jarlir, Islington Green ; Angel Inn, Sirand; Percy Coffee-Iminf, llalhbuue-place; While Hart, Holhorn j Stratford Cof-t'o.'-hnusc, Otfjrd-strect; Gloucester Coffee-house,Piccadilly ; tl.)liijcs"� Holel, Parliament-street; New Exchange Colfee-Iijusi', -Sirnnd ; Goblen Eagle, Mile End ; Crown and Aiijel, Whilechapcl ; Nunow street, Liraeliouse; 44, Wcll-rliue-sqnare ; Marquis of Wellington, Shoredilch ; Green jMan, Hethn:tl.gj-eeti ; Don. Saltero^s Tavern, - Chelsea;  Ii Opt'ra House, Strand. Hoxi's. Pinces, and Private Boxes, to be bad of Mr. Sle-vousoii, at the Strand Entrance, and at Fearmaii's Library, ' ]7l), Biiiia-slieet. CAUTION. r.EN.JAMIN BELL, late of No. 1, Moore-sireel, Edgcwareroail, Middlesex, do hereby give � pulilic niilice, That a Deed of Separation has been duly fxptiifeil bi-lwcen me and my Wife, MARY BELL, and i;r,il 1 will M,,t be answerable for any Debts contrarled by lu'r in my name, or otherwise, after tliis date.-^A-s witness mv hand, �. BELL. Widiesj-TiioMAs Yeates, Middle Temple. ALL PRIZES 11th APRIL. "�^.AIIKOLL, llie CoMlractor, begs most earnestly 10 impress on Ihe public raind Ihe advaulnge of pur-rhusing l!!-:.''-ORE the I lib of APRIL, for ON THAT DAY only Two Thousand Tickets will be Drawn, EACH TO liECKlVE 30/. and then to liave, IN ADDITION, ' ilie s.inie Chance when the drawing begins on the 27lh April, .-IS if il had not alrcadi/ been drawn a Prize of 30/. therefore, (111 the llih April an Adventurer MAY GET A PRIZE, rXT CANNOT HAVE A BLANK  tlie Scheme contains 102 CAPITAL PRIZES, including 4 ......Prizes of......�30,000 2 ......Prizes of......�20,000 �   2 ......Prizes of......�10,000 &c. &o. In ail 3i),3,,^00/. in Money and Consols, including an EXTRA 'SU.M uf 40,000/. which CAllROl.L, ihe ConlraciBr, has �ndriedto ihe Prize Monet/, by permission of Government. Tickets and Shares are selling at CARROLL'S Fortunate Olliits, No. 19, Cornbill, aud 26, Oxford-slreel, where be Sold, in ihe last few Months. ... �120,000 . .. �40,000 ,..   �20,009 No. 2,387____ �30,000 706....     21,000 No. 1,34.^......�20,000 7,003......   5,0(10 The �40,000 sriveii away ! ! ! A.SI> Tlie �60,000 for E-arly Ptucliasers ! I! fT'IiOM the wordinjj of tlie.ailv. rnstfinrjits, liantl-iiillsj'and show-boards made use nl f,.,- promoting Ihe J.ilcs of the present Lottery, an eirmieous idea has gone forth that particular or greater advantages would be obtained at some Offices tbat were not to be had at others; aud as sucli all unfounded opinion is prejudicial,, and ought to be 1 emore 1-from the minds of those who have, and those wlio liive not adveiriured, T. BISH begs most: respectfully (o assure his 'licst-Frieuds, the Public, that there is not any real or im.igliiary .advantage the Scheme holds'forth, in which ihe Customers of bis Off.cps will not equally participate, a//Aoufl/i Ac if NOT (hiMthtg lUe pru-gressive advancemtlit of Pr^M,i Sci^^e,^ in lh� varioai By W. NEWTON. ' The Content? oT ihiiTiNiiitllwl hntemte bAd of R*cent P.il^ts, ejvean Ab'straeiof Foufl^int'Nfl*' InyentitiDs. Under Original Comtnuni^ioiw, ^mrt',. T^ip* >>> Fairipan's.Uttak Kbt^, with aftnuliM Plalf^. FJII l>|B.''pno'l parlicdlarlyiiilerSiiog"; likeiil^e Mr, VpylpS ?�> Lof�| Slao-bope's Telescope, wilh^a W�8?J %i^Ww4/'?*;V[�'S of Hay, &c. witli a Plate. T^ whieb will be added, Trintl actions of the Soci�ty:of ,AH*<;t�e-,Hoy8l Joklitulloo,'te. and a variety, of. novel'Scien y Expl^oatioiiS of Ihe various'SubjeCts. By JOHN NICHOLS, Esq. F.AS. &c. This Number contains-1. Portrait sf Hogarth; 2.The Harlot's Progress,  Plate  11.;  3. The  Kake'.s Pi-ogrPs.<, .Plate II. ; 4. Idleness and Industry, Plates II. and IV.; 5. Portrait of J. Wilkes. During the cocirse of Publication the Work will be supplied to Subscribers only, whose Names and Addresses must brforwarded lo the Publishers through the medium of their resp^clive Book or Printsellers. The Impressions will ^ delivered in Ihe exact order of the Subscription List, and the Name of each Subscriber wi|l be printed ou the Wrapper of bis Copy. . , The Pn'ce to Subscribers is If. Is. each Nnmbei-; but ffvery Number not called for within six months from Ibe day of ilB Publication will be advanced to I/. Ss. t4.t Also Copies remain of the Third Volume of Mr. Nichol's BIOGRAPHICAL, ANECDOTES of HOGARTH, in 4lo. price il. 4s.; or on large Paper, price 61. 6s. ; sold by Baldwin, Cradnck, and Joy; and by Messrs. Nichols and Sun, ParlUment-street. ^ ,1, I. Ml, I �-, .a, 1. ,11.. ,:i^[ I =5a= (dug pdlitiMI life, 'anid I: itm rt-joiced'^tmNl^iee the d-.iy wlieii liite prfticiple is wdmUted Ki^^ H� ,! ; " HaViiig xiiid no mach vtio tite [Jriiici|ifc^liV' 'hieh aH ptiMtP tnifxi showid be d��c�ed,''JfW�Hbii� leave to call youriuUentioii' to tli� evett'iilMiiiiripartant esvnXt ilmt itare taken )>tace since I Xitt Imd the pleasure or'.a|]lpearing before, jroigr-^vents which have called forth the ddaiirfltioii ofthe'Wi^ild, and will he t^i cubjectof wonder to^ futdtitjr. �bu iiuve tabra.yoai^khareiiti theinig;hty''8trf|efgl�t and you iiavelhntrigh-hoiMur'of being a'powviful. in^ etrnmeiit ii) ruud aiul ' ii^nansnerable proof of the Unbounded rersources of these cnuirtries, us vreU as a conclusive ev'tdeoce of the spirit^ and understanding by which they were directed. That such ^reat events i:ould be achieved ,vrithout any tnixiure of evil-that such good fortune could be enjoyed without any interruption of our happiness or our comforts, wu^ not to be e.xpected. Peace, though desirable for the sake of suffering; humanity, yet broi}ght in its train some resultf that did not contribute to tht* wealth or prosperity of these countrie.s. The demands tJf war ceased lo exist, and the spring which the great exertions which Government were obliged to mak.e reiaseti itt the period of peace; btit from the greater and more paramount evils you have beett protected{ and both foreign and domestic enemies are now no longer to be dreaded. It is true you have borne great privations and endured great sufferings with a patience and a fortitude that cannot be surpassed, and I am sure seldom equalled ; but that the evilSjUnd privations vvith which you have had to contend, and wliich you 40 nobly combated, have proceeded from the causes to which they are generally attributed, I have ito hesitation to say, is unfounded aud insup^ portable. It bus been said, for instance, that the -^nion, a measure which! am mnstiiaturaHyiiivlit> ed to support, has deprived the cotintry of its resident landholders. I do not beUeve that this fact can be jnaintaiaed; for instance, the county of IDown can Boast at this moment of the same number of-landholders as it enjoyed before the Union, and so with ipaoy qther counties I could name. iBut if, from the nef:es5ity of performitigour duties in.Parliament, a certain niHnber of the nobility and gentry are ob-4iged to absent themselves from their native country, l^t (t not be forgotten on the other side, that, from ,tN constant coUisioa laind bitmeen thi� and the It >s jester J^nntries--froi9 the iconstant intro^JiCtton of true, there vp�� t�o_.i:p4jljr.|4rffi^iP olNf J*�coTerJe� HtwI'Dew-idvesijons^your ^teflj of as those that_ were urged ,6f_the;>Vble L6rd--no} | agrieulture is vastly steeliorated-your-coitjvation THE ELECTION AT DOfVNPATRICK, on the 2 1st instant. [From � 77i� /rWtman."] ^Concluded from our Paper of Yesterday) Lord CASTI.EREA6H then rose anid addressed fhe assembly at length, wtlh considerable energy, and often with considerable effect. He! appeared to be particularly anxious to deliver his sentiments .on this occasion ; and it will be acknowledged by every auditor, that, ih the geiieralarrangetneiit of his speech, and in many particular passages, hi4 Observations were heard with great and undivided interest; at) individual, in a crowded Coiirt, had the spirit or the talent to stfaiid Yip and unravel a speech, which, from the beginning almost to the end, cotild be demonstrated a tiiiished piece of sophistry and ingenu- j ity ;^at once the evidence of talent and political dexterity; keeping out of view every consideration which could make against theobjectjand embodying those topics of deliiNion which could most effectually blind the understandings �of a kind, credulous, arfd unthinking audience.-rJBut to the $ppech: "I feel great pleasure (said his Lordship) it) being able once more to precent myself before ray constituents of this great and independent couuty> to give to them an jircount of my pariiaraenlary conduct, and tb return them my most sincere thanks for the honour they have now been pleased to confer on tne, 1 believe for the sixth time, in electing me :their Sepresenta-tive in the Legiskiture of the British Empiie. That I have endeavoured, to the best of my ability, to execute the trust with whicii you invested aie-that I have performed the duties I owe to yon and to roy cotintry, iti the best manner { was able, I think 1 may fairly and justly flatter myself, after the honourable attestation you have given this moment of the good opinion which you entertain of me, To, be elected so often the representiitive of a county so rich-, so enlightened, and so important as the county of Down, is an honour of which any man may fairly be proud.    I have now enjoyed that honour no  less than six times, and now, for this time, I have the additional gratiffcatiou of being able to say, that I am elected by the unanimous voice of the entire county.   It is perfectly true that 1 have had the misfortune of differing with some of tlie  most respectable individuals on subjects of great political importance; but though I differed from those persons politically, yet 1 did not entertain the less personal regard for them ; nor would I be less anxious to render the services of a zealous and warm partiality. It is' (said his Lordship}, one of the finest leiUures oi llie happy constitution under which we live, tiiat political truthis best discovered by a perpetual conflict of the understandings of itide|ieiideiit men ; that the differetice of sentim'entsi the discordance of opinions among public men, lead to the establisiimeiit of those sound political conclusions which could never be otherwise obtained when such divisions and such discussions did not take place ; and though it may be the fortune of my Noble colleague and myself to take tlifferent views of the same measure,-yet, I believe, his Lordship will admit, that such a difference creates no division of kind feeling, and that though political opponents, we may be, with  perfect  consisteticy, personal friends. , I have differed from some of the most vaiunble individuals in the county, which has now unanimously elected me.   1 knew that they diffef" ed witii me con.�c4eiv|iously^ and. I. respected their; motives and tiieir. feelings, though. I laniented their opposition.   I seek the same concession which I freely allow to others ; and 'fonly ask'for that ih-dulgettce which the conscience of'every'ttonCst mUii should claim, namely, to be: pettnitteil, with per-' feet freedom, to yield4o jt>:,dict.ate�, and obey its' suggestions. ,    , , ,. _ "This was the regulation of tnycbiidnct duriiig a increased-the'face of your country improved, and a rivalship of agricultural Skill and industry alre-ddy almost^ffected.   'I give credit to the Union for all those great accessions of national wealth, and I stn certtftti that every revolviitg year will add to that streogtl), if the peace of ihe country be not interrupted -by the baneful and pernicious spirit of dis-cordi It is true there are some dissatisfied spirits (as everwill exbt under the happiest form of Government, or the most parental and kind administration of it), there are some spirits of turbulent agitation, that would corrvnlse the country in order to secure their own-ascendancy, and to rise on the roins of social peace and social order, would be reckiesj of the calamities that would follow to the coaimunity and care little' about the happiness of their country, if they conid only gratify their ambition ; but these infatuated and remorseless incendiaries and agitators shou'ld not forgot that it is in vain for titem to raise their puny arm against thestability of a Constitution which has weathered the storms by which it has been assailed.   To them I woiild say, cease to convulse the coramtiuity, or to flatter your followers with a hope which can never be realised-the resources and energies of the British Empire despise your struggles; it is not the Government you'can injure; tl is not the Constitution you can overtlirow ; it is not that system of administration which the experience of centuries has made dear to those who live under it-you may slaughter the iVIinisters-you may annihilate a few individuals by the dagger or the pistol, but hundreds of able and valuable caen, tqually well qualified, perhaps their superiors, will be found to succeed.   Men may be cut oft"; btit the constitution is immortal,-[Lend cheering Jrom the entire Cottrr.)-To the people of this country I would say, with all the fervency of a mind sincerely devoted tolheir happiness, baiiii^h from your doors tliose foreign agitators-drive them from your ffresides- suffer them not into the bosom of your familias- keep out the poison that would corrode your community to the hcart-^eiicoiirage the industrious- aitimate the laborious-be content with the fortune allotted to you->-persevere in your pro[)erplaces to ' maintain a steady and upright conduct, and do not suft'er vour minds to be carried away by considera--tions that must ultimately injure yoii, and your domestic peace and happiness will be preserved- your coiiiiiry will prosper, and comfort and nnani-luiiy will be tile necessary coiiitnuence.   15nt why need I thus exhort you, for surely lliere cminof be found a county where tlie higher and lower orders are so closely connected-where the Ma-gistrate is more disposed to administer tlie laws with firmness and imparttatity-where the poor 'man is more protected, or the rich more loved ? "Gb on and cultivate this connexion still mure closely.   Let the poor look up to the rich with gratitude, and the rich Ioo|; iipon the pqdV wtir kihdiitsj. This is the cotirsiswihiiih leads on to riiiti'oh'dl happiness, Bii'd wiiich 1 hope to'-see pursufedwith zeal. "Iliavedetained ^oiiVGenlletiien, too lotig, but, "there ii'tineto'iiicmdre"oil whiph 1 fetil it my duty to d'w'tlf - for a feiv; inoinents.   I need liot say that this' country has beeii loiig afHicted with pAi'iy spirit and party divisions, 'imd thut  they soiaetimes assume a ctarliCter #l^c)iiM)**�*��*:^Ou'cotntun' nity and AvAttjt its ifeifcfeaiiirfliipphi^". A t pre" sent r am hippy fo lit ibie to cdisgraltilae tbi� portion of ortt connti^ ab lii ia^rii^l p�-�ice and (jniet; bat Id-: other pam of i'l^auit tbe Fiend of Faction hag'gonefsrth iriid^c^efteill'Caicniiiiea, which,-though tWejr promise ^criinst ihoti rfnra-tioi), are 8fiR>painful �nd dlsti�*liog-to contemplate, those faCtiniM knd ihofe-paflies that exiit in the west and noHh�we�t, tfre .not so formidable a* to excite any rea��Mble-aiarin in the bosoin of Government ( such'Oieaftufes have been resorted lo as musit succeed In suppressing tfreiii, and a short time-Will, J ^afe aay, elapse, when peace and harmony ihsH be restored, but, miaht I fa-perioitted lo Opioioa on ihi* inlerrsiitig imrl important subject, I Woold presume Vb say, that it is Ike bovnden duty of ihe ttun of property to hi their. face againtl att)par$iei of all {lenaminutioiiji. We iriHMtm�eI^p^ nnogtae hootan considerations* m oeriibony, bitterness of feeling is generated, which geuerates the mMt vicious nnt' pestilential passions. I recollect so fsr'back ihnt period,'when I was a very youii^ m�", two partli's appearetl at the Maze Races,-called the'bojs of Broomhetlgeiind the boys of'Kirwarling.. I r*�',ol-lect also thart the father of my Noble Colleague, a Noblemin distinguished by his anxiety for the pub I re happiness, and an acute ai>d jiPiietrating undei'-standing, took the leaders of these piirlies into curricle, Biid eiideavoui'ed to ascertai^n the c-tiy cheered in his speech bi/ Lord  brother freeholders on ao occasion like the present. The Sheriff added, that a distiufjoiahed Gentlemen (Mr. P. Moore, the Member for Coveiitiv) was about lo present himself before titeni. Mr. Peter Mooke came forward, and was received by the electors with repeated clirers. He said that a great number of years had p^st'td away since he stood on tlie hustings of AXicktler'ex, himI he felt it to be one oi llie proudest d�y�trf his political hCe when lie had llie honour of proposing a. worthy and [latriotic Baronet (Sir Francis Burdetl) as a fit represeuiative for that great county.- {(ipjilause.)-Of that wortiiy Baronet, of his virtues and his talents, he had said much on tliat occasion ; he was happy to say that his subsi;quent life fuUy confirmed ail the professions that were lunde.- ^tippluttae.J-rThal illustrious patriot was slill the same ardent friend lo his country-the same firm defender of public liberty-the same determined, uiicomprouiisiiig advocate lor the restoration of the constitution of England.- As he said himself, he wan indeed a trietl man-. fA laugh j-but wlialever might be the event of that trial, it never could lower him in the love and admiration of the people.-f Applause. J-U a' doubtedly, however fair and honest hts intentions, he might, like many others, have bee^ niistakertin his views, but he had watched the conduct of the Hon. Baronet, he had often approved, as he always admired that conduct ; he had often voted for him, and he never gave a vote that he would wish to retract.-f Applause, j-Us hud the honour and happiness of having gaiiivd the approl>aiion of his constituents, and was returned for the sixth tinie to Parliament as one of the Representatives for Coventry. Of Mr. Byng he would say, .that4!e was an observer of his political -coiiduDr also, aud during his long, active^ mid-Ujirful life, he-hid   

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