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Publication: British Press April 7, 1820

British Press (Newspaper) - April 7, 1820, London, Middlesex / THEArRR-ROVAL, J)RVRY-L4NB,^ , . THIS EVENING, FRibAY., Ajiril 7. : hi* Mojeity's Servanii will perrorm Shatspcare's Trk. r.-.W of HAMLET, (JUitilitiit, Kin:; of Denmark, Mr. PoVell ; Hamlet, "fcy � Gonileiiiaii {liis 2il appearance o'h I'lie Loirdoii buarilii, aod tliiril on any ��aee); Holonius, Mr. Muiiiien; Uneriea, Mr. Bii/iiiinl; Horatio, Mr. Hamblin; O.srfck, Mr. I'enley; Fiist Giovc-digmr, Mr. Dow(on ; Gliost of Hamlet'� Fallier, Mr. I'.ipe. Gerlriide, Queen of Denmark, Mrs.Egerton; Ojilie. liii, .Mi�8 Kelly. ~ Afler which, IheTarce called OF AGE TO-MORROW. B:troii WllliiiKhurtI, Mr. Harley ; Baron Piftcberi;, Mr. Gntlie; Hans Molkna, Mr. Viniiij. Lady Brumback, Mrs. Tlnrluwe; Sophia, Misi Cubitt; Slaria, Miss Kelly. The BuxOfliccwill be open from Eleven till I'ive u'Clock -^'lacet lo betaken of Mr. Rodivell, Box,Baok-keeper. To-morrow, llie Opera of Arlaxerxes-with, first lime, n !'.iulunirmical Musical Draipa, enirtledSfaakspeare versus MarJcquili. THBATRE-UOYAI., COVEtfT-GAubEN. rg^HfS EVENING. FIlfDAV, Ajiril 7, will Ji be;acted StiaksjH'are*� COMEDY OF ERRORS, 111 Five Acts-with Sonjjn, Duets, Olees, and Choruses, sc. It'cici) entirely from bis Plays, Poems, and Sonnets. Suliii'iis, Duke uf Epiiesus, Mr. Egerlon; ��;eoH, Mr. Ctia;iinan ; Antipbulis uf Ephesns, Mr. Duruset; Aniipholis ol S">nuiii�>, Mr. Jones; Dromio of Ephesus, Mr. W. Farren ; Druhiio of Syracirae, Mr.Blanchard; Angelu, Mr.Claremont; IXjcinr I'mcli, Mr. Barnes. Abbess, Mrs. Faucit; Adriana, SIiiinpiisiiii (afterwards Clown), Mr. Grimaldi; I'e-uri^'i. l.ongslr.inks (afterwards Dandiui), Mr. >>ormau. Cin-(Uitlhi (altirwards Columbine), Mifcs E. Dennett. ;\ rrivali; linx may be bulfor the season, or nightly, of Ml Iti'uiiilon, at the Box office. n:iikiiiiiii and Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper, � lii he i� prated every evening. Tii-niiirtow, Ivanhoe, or The Knight Templar. Uii Monday (hy roust particular desire), Sliakspeare'sTra-�iilj ol llomen and Juliet: Komeo, Mr. C. Kemble; Juliet, ,M ii� S. Itiiiiili, who is re-eugaged nl this Theatre. BRITISH and FOREIGN PUBLIC LIBRARY, CONDUIT-.STREET, HAVOVER-SQV.AliE, LONDON. Messrs. COLBURN and Co. beg l.iue lo Hnjuaint their Subscribers and the Public, that Ihey have jusi published their NEW CATALOGDE; and that lili^> rxiensive aud valuable Library having i>o\v been com-(�L.-tcly re-arrnngt'd and improved by the addition of many 'very important and voluminous Works in the ENGLISH, I t/ENCH, and ITALIAN LANGUAGES, as well as by iIm: iiiliiiduclion of a new and uniform binding, will in fa-luie lie cunducti'd on amosl extensive a,nd iinpcoved scalr, th.-I'loprielor* having" Willi'lliia view, transferredllteir re. t.iil biisiiirsi to a separate bouse, Btid established such other ttcw irij;ulutions as must unquestionably tend to alTord to ih>ir Subscribers a very superior degree of accommodation. 1h. NliW CAIALOGUE will be found 10 contain be-itides the more valuable standard Works every interesting muili'i'ii pubtiration to the present day, to which will be re-..ul.iily adilo-il on the day of publication, every new pruduc-jiun of fiiriit Hnd general interest that may appear. TIk' Piinttd Terms and Regulations 10 be had of the Li-ttiiiriuiis. Books soni to Subscribers to oil parts of the United King->luui, or ihc Cnntiueut, and ia any quantity, by paying a j>ro)>.>riioiiatc Snbscripiion. %jE\r TUESDAY YOU MAY GAIN, J-TI I!L' r CANNOT LOSE. Two Thoutand Prizes of 311/. rncli, 1.1 iuK 60,000/. certain, besides the full Chance oflirKmils lor every Ticket and Share for the 4 ......I'rizesnf......�3e,00'� ......�120,000 8 ..____Piizcaof......�20,000 ...... �40,000 Q ......I'rizesof......�10,000 ...... �20,000 &c. Torming in Money and Consols, 102 Capitals. t:.\Illl-MI.I., the Contractor, having added 40,000L to the Priztn, the injiircgate amount of the present Scheme greatly � xrcids iliai of any oilier Lottery with the like number uf riek.is, being 303,500?. and every Ticket or Share now p�red in KiSH'S Schemes.-From the wording uf the AdvtTiiiemetilfi, Hand-bills, and Show-boards, made use of for prouiiiiiitR the sales of the present Lattery, an erroneous iilra baa" gone forth, thai particular or yredter advaniaget irould he ohtained.at tome Office* than could be had at utheri; ani\ as such an unfounded opinion is prejudicial, II ml uu^Ul to be removed from the minds of those who hate airead^, aii't those whp Itavenot adventiired, T. BISH begs tnoi.1 iisperifnlly to assure his best Friends the Public, that ihi'ie is not any real or imaginary advantage ilie Scheme liolil NOT the C0\. 7'H ACTOR. The Schtine consists of 20,000 Tickets, and contains 103 Ciipilals, amounting to 303,.500/. Money and Consuls. The present being a Stock Lottery, T. BISH begs lo call the attention of bis Friends to the unparalleled Success of hie OOicrs, in preceding Stock Lotteries} as he shared and �wld No. 13,553 First �50,000 Consols. 18,041 Last 50,000 C.misoIs. 0,955 First 40,000 Cunsuls. 3,123 First 30,000 Cunsuls. And iu Money Lotteries, his Succeas has been rtjiially great, haying shared and sold Twelve Prizes of 3ll,000/, 4kc. SiC. Sid; and in the very last Lattery he sold it) Shares, riio.2,S07, a Money Prize of Twenty Thousand Pounds, besides several minor Opilala. Jlic Preliminarv Dav of Di:nwing fa* the Gazelle caZ/ij/JwiH beNEXf TUESDAV, 11 lb April, on which ngm!m, fliirst, Rees, Orme, and.Brewu; and G. and W. B. Whittaker, London: and Sth-liiig and Slade, and Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh. This day wnspnhlished, in foolscap 12mo. price 5�. boards, ZAYDA; a S()�ni!ili Tale, itt Three Cuulos': and other Poems, Stanzas, and CanzonAs, By OSCAR.  Printed for G. and W. B. Whittaker, 13, Ave Maria-lane, London. . , . This day is pulilished, price 23. 6d. in b�ards, with considerable Additions, the Secobd Edition of npftEPOaR GIRL'S HELP-to �Ki.l again.- Flelclicr told me the pikes were.preparing. i said I did nnt believe lliere was such a thing. He,told me be cuuld lake mc to where there were plenty. James Cbadwick was called, as staled byMr. Coltman, to prove violent expressions used by Fletcher against the Go. vernmcnt; but Mr. Justice Bayley Ihoagbt it was nut admissible evidence, � Mr. W. Leeji, wi^lchinakcr, was at the place of meeting before the people arrived. Siw them come in with music and c.ilours, not difTereiit from Orange meetings. Saw no arms. The meelingwas co'.idncted with pence and order. Heard an alarm nflei'lvuight-arrived; but it was soon peace&ble. There werel ho seditioas or iuUummatocy expressions used by Kmglil, but Jie.eochorted ih^m lo peace, aud rather to accept an insult lhan to pfier one. Cross-exiiniined by .\Tr. Rainc.-He had the Hastingdon flag aiear,.UifU^uctly all tliul was said; nothing was said ,abuu^ 9,ijert)iro,^.i^tfj,^t|ie,goveri)mcul, or nil risipg 'III one day. When'the second alarm was given,Mr KiiigliC ' pni'oiit liii''fia(id|^ and siiici,"''' Be/still; I ifari see the danger hi-foreJyou-i^ pBAceablf,'and keep iiioVidofdei'.'' This was rcpratedly.HSaid^Ialiuldieiinli^ tlicm tu^tpi'l hninc peaceably,' shortJyA>rfMB jJipifilpjel'itJw ilb^ hustings, i E�ery(ijiiiig; :yitai^ :aliOi*206r**l|!dii% J w.eiit )ir^t6'';fliemj across the coDiUryt �Rj'Ka^tW^ilactf^'befirt^ arrived. Dili not a�q fik�H^�n tkfsBagSi i. - _ James Qrmrqd Atl(iQsim.'9rj.-4H%>H^pe.makW> I'gol t* the meelingabont opei^*�iluH T I dn not know that there was on ollirrs �''Magna'|ahai'^a,'' '> Rfcni^ Bunt, Esq. To questlons'from Mr. Jll*|iee BAYter.-I was there when the alarm of the m)hii ed Ihe character of high treasoti; Hbiverer, Ihe case of high treason was propejrly given u|*, Hand lie* now stated to Ihe Jury that the Prosecutors alsct'%ave up the_charge of conspiracy, which was iu tbeindic(�eut,'thmigl%be.was certain that abuudaut'evidenceliad been liid before the Ijearned Counsel � who drew Ihe iiidirtincnt lo warratii Hisdrawing it as he had done. The points to which the Jury would have to direct Iheir alteiilinn were, lbs illegalily of the meeting, and the conduct of the Defendants. It.faad been said on Ibe partuf the Defendanls, that, numbers alone did. nut render a meeting illegal. He w,ould nut lake that,pt-0|msi|ion without some qualification, because meetings eireu for th6 most law. ful pnrimse might bel in snch numbers as Id have a tendency to riot, and Iu create alai-m.nrmed,-or  that aiiy such right existed. The. Learned>Couiiset;'lhenlp'rocecded In cbiu. . ment upon Ibe evideuce as U,afire0Ed eacli of the. Defeiid-ants; and in Ibe.cotictnsioii he.admitted Iha't.fherp was iiot sufHcienl evidence as' against tJie'''jpefeiidaiits'.,Wade and Asten. He should also' ul^serve,^ iliatlb^ liiily iHihi; which had been proved against Aiiamsoij was Ibe.Fael 'of his'havitig been on tile huslings with a .cap 'of Ubcriyivi ; , . -  Air. Justice Baylbt, atabunt fouria'cldck^ began lo^sunt lip tp. the Jury. .-He coBunencedbyeiitrrpiing litem ijp'dis^ roiss from.^beir minds aiiy feeling .of prejudice .�vbichjl(ey migbi have imbibed'on In'e subject of iIiq prifscu^ ^iro'seciii. liqii, 'iiiid to Wt' ilieifVerilict'VestiVpi'il'fte VViden,ce'whicli wtis bfefiirelhtmVanilu^oii tbiitafonfe"'!Sn�i slnAiiff'-c'ver be lh� liundiict 4>f4^a>itWi J ury i'ttnil'if^wMi tlA^fe'fesliiigs t h6 had unlawfully iss^ihbfed forth^ purimse of encilipg dtiafTer. lien, Jcc.f and lli'6 second was, that Ihey had assembled In I be common Irrror knd'Marm of bis >lajesty'a''1iege;avbjnls. Bis LonMIirp'rtirif'^ice'eded to lay down tlie.fsiw'^IMiii b�lh these points, nritiy'in'lhesame ivms as tfinse he.nsvil in addressi'dg tliF Jiity arth'e recent trials in Yttffc. Ti) cbusti. Iistti an uulawOil, assf mbiy It was nut nec^ttnij that anjr riot or-ditlarbincesbouM'i^'kte.pliicc. Iheiirerca�semfalin�with offensive weapons was, in >il�ine instances, l(ejd In constitute an untawfaLiiReling;. A'li^ large body cif jiMoDscp^ing lo-getber, ^ifa^ iiaCb'eircnnsfances as ( excite (rirar and alanii,^sWOttM be's'n,unlawrnl assembly. Coining armeij to reiin>dy�'ctHn'iilonKiirVani;e would also be illegal;, inlotik^ng at the preSepttkieeltiiir, Ibe Jury might be of opinioa,^hat the objept of'tbie^eat b'ndy asseinbled was lawful, and ftl^r intention ionoceni;. trat If there were any amongst tliefil who wislied lo|rive a wru'nglurn In those intentions, Ibe nueting, as far us ibey wer^ cuticernrd, would be unlawftirt,' aitd Ihey would be guiHy,the others might be mnocent. If some jleTsdns'wicnt'iirmett In the meeting ill iUc'exptcia-lion of attack, and "d'eiermined lo make resistnnce, Ihey would be acting illegoflf;' and any person wlio aaw :thrm there, and remained'afterwards, would also be acUng illegally. In,lhe same manner, if any pe'rsnna went Iji'lfte meeting, nnt knowing that itiere were (n be atnLiuJhmiualury �peeSi)M^-r^ persons arniM', 8114* fknt they aftrrwardssaW such flags and arms,.and heard such speeches, iind yet. rontjnutd at the meeting,they fVuiibl also be acting illegiilly. With respect to Ihe terror which. llie meeting was calciilsted Iq excite, he thought it would be one of immediate danger; but if the Jury would think the danger from Ihe ineeling was remote, or only uf 4 fixture rising', Ihey would give a s|m-cial verdict lo Iba^ effect, as his mind was not perfectly made up as to that bring Ihe kind of terror which would render ihe meeting illegal. He had no hesitation is saying, ^hat a meeting ou the subject of bringing persons who had comniilted crimes to justice wasnhgjl one, hut, silling there, he did not judicially knoyv who those were who had committed crimes such as had been alluded to. Until he had judicial knowledge of the proceedings al the Manchester meeting, he could give no opinion of il. They niijlit be perfectly innocent who caused its dispersion, or Ihey might be guilty. He could not now decipreh�^de4..o.>) 4bat.day. . In Ibey were firs*! to consider wlieiher'tbeniefetttagwascalcuhiled to excite terroi',ft-om the people being fjaraisbed with sticks and staresj^considering lliat Ibe woinea were habited iu mourning, and that the staves were mounted with crape; aud if they were of opinion that terror was excited, then all Ihe people who saw these things, aod still remained, were guilty uf being present at an unlawful meetingj and especially those who were active partisans. If, however, Ibey were of opinion that these appearances were not calcnialed lo excite alarm, then tbey were to consider whether the people having pistols, and pikes were not likely lo excite terror, and, if so, then their verdict should apply to such of the Defendants as saw them, anil upon this point Ihe evidence was much stronger against Dewfaurst and Broadliurst lhan any of the other Defendants. Tliey were next to consider whellier the inscriptions and drawings on Ibe flags were calculated lo excite sedition and dissffecfion; and, if so, Dewhurst and BruadliursI saw them, and afterwards remained to lake a part in the proceedings, then they were gnilly. Lastly,' they were lo icousider whether Ihey had had an accurate account of Ihe speeches and resolutions given to them by the witnesses for the prosecution ; and if Ihey bad, and Ibey thought them calculated lo excite disaffection in his Majesty's subjects,.then those w^o littered them, or remained to saiicliuii t.hem by holding up their bands, are guilty ; but he heggeil to say, that if the Jury eaterlaineilany ihittbl un either uf these points, or as to the participatiutt nf the Defendants, then it would be their duly to acquit Ihe Defendants!. The Jury retired, and, afler consnlling together fur about twenty minutes, returned with a verdict uf-Guilty against all the Prisoners, itxcept those tiro (Wade and Asten) as to whom Ibe prosecution had been grven up. It was remarked that the verdict was a general one; though Air. Raiue, in his reply, bad give up Ibe counts which referred to the ebarge of conspiracy. It was, however, understood in Cdnrt as nut applying to that charge. Mr. Justice Batley was about to pass sentence, when Knight requested tn be allowed to say a few words in miti-gaiiun. His Lordship said lie would give him and fhe oilier Defendanls lill to-morrow morning lb prepare any afiidavits, or any statements for that purpose. ACQUITTAL OF itlCHARD OWEN. Richard Ovsn ikrasflcxt fui to the bar, charged with wilful and corrupt peijury, iu haviiMrsworu at the New Bailey, in August last, lh.tt be saw Alourhouse on tlie hustings in company with Hunt ou Ihe day uf the meeting uf the Idlb. He was given i.n charge to Ihe Jury; and Air. C. Pearson and Ihe Atber witnesses on the biek uf Ihu indictment bein; called on, but iiut appearing lo give evidence, Ihe Judge directed anacipiittal,-He was of conrse discharged. The Court adjourned at half-pasl six, till nine u'cioek to- JiWT JN GLASUOIV. . On Thurstiay informatiou was received by the A.utbortties that, some of the tiieii in the work of I\irJ Ounh, macirme-iiiukt'r, Juliii',strei't, GiHsme siQiiei. The; fdrbcanace. of Otfi; witPtpry wai praiteworthy; but thif A^er�, i*4> rushed forward on tlie foremost of Cbe crowd, truck ' him down, and �p|irehended him. The Jad iMde considerable resiitsnce fdl be giit io George-��feft, a�ler,which he e of giving them daily labour. We noderf>tat:d also, that, in reference to the King's intention of improving Uartmoor Fsrtest, he had many communications, and a personal interview, with Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, who expressed himself anxioitM to have Highlanders, and offered very favourable terms; and that Mr. Monro, apprehensive that the proposal fur removal would not be so favonr^ibly received from himself or bis factor, employefll ii highly respectable and popniar clergyman, to coni> municate with the people on the subject; so iliac it appears the indifference to tjie future provision and welfare of the people, which has been ascribed to this gentleinan, is far from well-founded. We are happy in being able to do justice to a charBc-ter which, in as far as it h-as been yet unfolded, gives promise that on this, and every other occasion, he will act with feeling and liberality.-/'irt-vernest Jountcl./ � �"" - - - INCENDIARY. ATTEMPT TO BURN HEREFORD COLLEGE. In our Journal of the aad ultimo we stated the total destruction of the College stables in this ciiy. by fire, and it is with the deepest regret we have now to record a most diabolical attempt to set tire to Ihe College where the Vicars Choral of nur Cathedral reside. On Sonday last, before Ihe conclusion of Divine Service at the Cathedral, Mr. Hayter, the organist, who has rooms iu the College, had occasion to leave the church, which adjoius the premises, and in proceeding to his apartment, heper-ceTved smoke issuing from the roof of tbe;eiir'td aii8ist�nce, which the judicious ext^tmns uf Mr. Hayter rortuna,tely rendered, unnece^ry, as the flames were happily subdued before the engiaea arrived. It is a most sioguUr circumstHiiue, auii clearly proves that when the smoke was. first discovered the diabolical incendiary must have been superintending his. evil work,!thut the builerof the College, who hitstenetl lo render assistaiict! ou-the first alarm, found iiear the spot on fire a-Floreuce oil-flwtjc, which evidentiy Itad oootuiaeti turpeiKine; aad afterwards when, the fire wassiitppresBsd, on. searching ipt it, the flask Avas.tliscovrr^ in au old cask in a hole under tlie .stairs,,near Ah�) place; the,wretch n^osi i.lverefoye have escafiedw^ilst Mr, Uayieraod tbftjhutlerwerei (>rocuruig:WiUer,' and ejterjy circom-stUQCe, prove^.rtlwt wii9eiiefii.sse�sed.;^f 4afing aodhwfuJwd'cmini^ng eq-aal to the .h0rti,bl�.^criaj.e Jjte att^Bvptedl/tapetpettate, Il i�,iiUoirBm�rJra,lJle, thi>t;ttttlMiM�ofeiv.jf�e'i,t}f the ,j|ptti.aHii^ri.b,�;d..i�U :t|ie-j>vt>ll> JB Eogltsh^lmrac- I � rl___.L- ..L--.1 111 ;

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