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British Press (Newspaper) - May 6, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5434. PlHCE 7d. JHWO'S tSEAritE. THIS EVENING, SATURDAY, M�y 6, will be '{fErf4irmed Mo?�rl'� Grand Opera of DON GIOVANNI. End of the fir.t Act, a new DI"P1eRT1SEMENT. After willed, srcoud lime 'Ihii �ettSn�,. LE MARCBANp D'ESCLAVES. THBATnS.nOYAL, DR(JRY.LANE. irilS EVENING, SATURDAY, May 6, bis M^eMy's Setrants wilt perfoVin the Tragedy of KING LEAR, Ktne tear. Mr. Keaii; Duke of Bnrgnndy, Wr.Thonn�-(oo; Dnkeof Comoall, Mr. Penley-; Dnke of Albany, Mr. Barnard ; Earl nf Gto>ter, Mr. Holland ;. Earl of Kent, Mr. Po|,e; Edgar, Mr. Rae^ ^tnnnd, Mr. Hamblin. Gouiril, Wr�. Glover j Rejan.iMr^ E){4rJoB; Cordelia, Mra. W. West. After which the Musical foterlainment called THE DEVIL TO PAY. Sir Jithn Lovrrnle, Mr. T. CooE'e; Jphson, Mr. Dowton. Ijidy Loverule, Mr�;^^{isrlo,>*$'t I^^llf lli<�'K' ii, Mine BfunlonY^Louisoo, Miss M.Tree. To which will be added, 92d lime, the new Farce of TOO LATE FOR DINNER. The piiiicipal Characters by Mesara. Jones, Liston, Connor, Blanchard, Emery, Mrs. Davenport, Miss Foole, Nias ileauinont,and Mi?a Green. 'J'hP Doois will he opened at Half-past Six o'clock, and llie Pfiiy hc^in al Seven. A Pr.rale Box may be bad for (Ire (easoo, or nifhlly, of �Mr Bianiion. at the Box office. On iMuiidav, Henri Quaire, or Paris in the Olden Time, viih The .Miller and his Men. MR. MATHEWS AT HOME. THIS EVENING, SATURDAY. May 6. iiiid on jVlondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, till the at THe'^HEATRE ROYAL ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE, STRAND, "iyhea he will hsve the honour of iolrodncing bis Friends to his COUNTRY COUSINS. Bo.xfs, Private Boxes, ai.J Tickets, to be had of Mr. Sicveiv^iin, froii Ten till Four, at the Strand Etitraace, and at Fearman'a Library, 170, Bood-atreet. SURREY THEATRE. rg^HlS EVENING. SATUHDAY, May ff,, a. will he presented (34lb tim�) the new Historiral Bnr- Jslla, called IVANHOE; . Or, THE JEW'S DAUGHTER. John, Prince of England, Mr. Clifford ; Unknowii Knfght, Ml IJidi-way;, Sir Brian de Bois Guilbert, Mr. �Beugoo^b; l-ancyf York, Mr.Huntley; Waraba, Mr. Filzwilliam. Lady Ilyiv.i.u. Mrs. W. S. Chatterley; Rebecca, Miaa Taylor; I'lrira, Sirs. Brnoks. . AliiT which (-20lh time), the popular Hislorica) Melo-drame, callerf THE FATE OF CALAS. <?ah'i, Mr.Beiigough; Marc Anioine Calas, Mr. Wafkins; r.i'.ivai-ri. Mr. Hii'iiiley; Jacob, Mr. W. S. Challerley; Law-niire, Mr. rilzK'illi^m. Madame Calaa, Miss Taylor; Paa-iiiK', Mrs. Horti ; Jeannette, Miss Copelaiid. Biixis,4s.-Pit, 2s.-Gallery, Is.-Do<irs open at Half-fMiii Fivi-, begin at Half-past Six-Half Price at Half-past A new Grand Historical Melo-drame will he produced on Miiiiilay, Ihe 15lh instant. 5,000 TICKETS ARE DRAWN. lARROLL. the CONTRACTOR, begs to acqiiaint the Pvjblie, that although 5j000 Tickets have liecii drawn, yet llie foUowinr is the Grand Stale of i!ie Wheel;- FOUR Prizes of �30,000 �30,000 �30,000 �30,000 TWO Prizes of �10,000 �10,000 FOUR Prizes of �1,000 �1,000 �1,000 �1,000 SIXTY-EIGHT Prizes of �500, �400, �300, &c. ice. Making together, in Money and Coniola 78 CAPITALS YET UNDRAWN. Two Prizes of lO.OOOJ. must be diawn in ths first five trinules NEXT DAY, 18lh MAY. Wan auied Undrawn Tickets and- Shares ate Sellini; by CARROLL. Cohlractor, No. 19, Corohill, and-26, Oxford-slreel, Lonihrn, who Shared and Sold, ia the last few Diontfas. MR. GLOVER'.S EXHIBITION of OIL and WATER-COLOUR PAINTINGS " IS TJOW. .OPEN, at the Great Rooina, 16, Old Bood-.treer, oppo-�lie Stafford-street, front Nine till Dusk. Admittance Is.-Cataloeue 6d. fixe.! for SATURDAY,-May tlie 20th; FarticuIar�.of vtbich ' Will he Anuun.nced in a few dnja. Tickets, Half.�. - .V-v�; . HE NOBLES and GENmT,^fofi,wl.o�e BccummudMioo the top table baa been usnallyje- tioni!, will-be I'Jeasedjob the^r arrival at the City London Tavern, Bi^hopsgate-alreet,^ to aak for the'Coramittec-Room. J. C. MICHELL,Secra rid^e, Esq Treasurer, College of Physirian�, Warwick-lane; of the Secretary; and at the Bur of the Tavern. Signed by Order, J. C. MICHELL, a-c. 18, Quero-squari-, Bloomabory. Dinner at Half-past Five o'Clock. N.B.-^The MnsKal Department nf Ihe Celebration i� cnm-milied lo the charge of Mr. Hawes, No. 7, Adelphi-terrace; ti>.,whum any a^lication must be mafle. No Apprentice can dine at. the Apprentices' Table with-' out K special ticket. BEi^EVOLENT .SOCIETY OF ST. PATRICK. E QUARTERLY MEETING of this Institution- falline;, froiij the causes already ad--verlised, upon Ihe eeiebratiou day of (lie present year (^ih of May, 1820), the Governor* will he |>leaaed to lake notice, ^that.i^e GENERAL ftlJBETJNG for.ihe grwebt Qjiarter ' wili'^Sr tielil at'the Virginia doflfte-hoji'iej Carn^h, oil SATURDAY the 13lh of May instant (1820;, instead of Sa. lurday tlie 6ih, which Utter day is dedicated, e^clonvely, to Ibe amiiversary Fenival. All demands upon this Cliarily are requested lo be sent to the Committee, or Sfcretary, at Ihe Virginia CuAee-linuse, Cornhill, on or before Tluirsdiiy the I Ith iusiani (.May 1820), in urder to ilieir discharge imniedialely afier Saturday the I3th, as above usmed. ^ J. C. MICHELL, Secretary, 18, Queen-square, Bluumsbury. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. EVANS, At hii House, No. 96, Pall Mail, on WEDNESDAY NEXT, May 10, . THE choice, valuable, and splendid LI BRARY of a highly distingnislied Amateur of Fashion, in-, eluding Tableau de la Revolution Francaise, 3 vuls. plates, russia; Campa^ues de Bonaparte en Ilalie, itie copy pre. seiited by Bonaparte lu.Murat; CEuvres de Ruusse-du, 18 vola. Iar)�e paper, proofs before Ihe If Iters, nu>r�cco; En-cyclopsedia Britaniiica, 20 vols, in russia; Strull's Diesse^, 2 Vols, splendidly bound in ereeu morurca; Sfankspeare, by Johnson and Sleevenr, 15 vols, green morocco; Siiarpe's British Classic^, 21 vols, large paper, rnsaia; Hisloire de Git Bias, 4 vols, proofs before the letters; Buffun, Hmtoire Naturelle, 127 vola. &c. �cc. IMPEiilAL PAULlAMENT. HOUSE OF LORDS, FmoA-r, MiY S. 2 387 ......30,0001, 706......2I,000r. 1,345. Ml...20,00OJ. 7,003......5,0OOZ. 2,226.....2,000f. &c. &c. CARROLL Shared and Sold FOUR Capital Prizes that were drawn last Thnradjiy, 27tb April. *,* CAKROi/Lbas Agents all the principal Towni tbruughout the country. A CAUTION TO MOTHERS. AT r, critical Seasou like tlie preaent, when ' Children are Teething, the utmost attention ongbt to be paid ihera, .particolarly as tlie Measles and Chin Cough are to prevalent. If the irritation of the gums coiqes with any other disorder, very frw infanta recover. Motfc��'a i..?l,i never 10 be without Ihe AMERICAN S00THIW5 SVH'jl' i, the Nursery, for if a child wakea in the aijht "�nil i>ains in its gums, this valuable Medicine applied wiil iianitaiiiiely open the pores, beal Ibe gums, and thereby I'rcveiit ffvers ur convulsions, and should ii coiqein competi. tiou wit!) any other disorder, it often deslroyif the Moth#*� brighii-st hopes. Parents who may be-dubious of the virtues of Ihe Soothing^Syrup, may refer to the different oases that have appeared in the newspapers fur these last teu Jfars. Siace Mrs. Jobosoo itas appfoprialed one hour twice a <��k, viz. from Nine to Ten o'Clock on Tuesday aud Saturday Morning!, lo thenoor, who have Children afflicted in culling their teeth, by bringing a letter from a htrirvkeepcp, that the neither is a real object of charity, has made it'sq universally known in almost every family where there are young Chrldr*n, hoped w gteaf a cbarify will not fw ahutfd, �s it i� out qf b'eC private purse. To be had o{ the, Proprietors,^ Johoaon �nd WillllilAS, No. W, tiewmtB-stfieet, Oxfo^-slreeti.Loattonj bbiI, by their appoiutmeol, of all the prtucipal Medicine Venfd^rs ilji Town ao,j (;,,,l, .| 2,, 9d, p, bottle. / , ', 1*' B.-Be to nrfor JobnibD kM YTiU^W'^^ibiof APPEALS. Their Lordships sat at elrven o'clock, JUDGMENT. the dowager inARC'IIlu.VESt ov LSrNSDOVrN, appellamt, THE M'Anqius or lans'down, respondent. [For the circoinsiances of this appeal see this Paper of Ibe 4tb iiietani.j The Lord CHANGBt.lor rose and obaciTcd, that this came before their Lirdships as an appeal f.roai the judgnteot pf the Court of Chancery in Ireland, aud ibe questiou ilu.j had to decide was, whether the deed at sellleroetfi of the late Marquis of Landsdown on the Noble AirpclUut, gave her areut-chari^ of3,000?.'sterling money of Great Britain, or that sum, according to the onrrency of Ireland, it betug teemed on certain eslairs in Ireland. He could uot see why the applicaiion to a Court of Equity was nut tbe riglit Course of proct'eding iu ihe first insunee. It appeared ilnil Lur and/iMrfmon, repurled ill'me F'ast af.Pittt William*. Il was' the c:i>� tit it Settlement madii on I'tie marriage of fhetheii Eaii| '< ii Words "lawful nioiiey <Vf Great nrit'ain"'V Weft not l� be fouo .'moiie; i^AiH England; iw it co|�(d,beo�lj! und^iodtd;^^^^^ thn foiiner place, wliVfe l1* e�ta'feiiriM;yJ�mrit appeared that .^hi^e was another ^�oiut in �halr,tieifl�MwJliicb of the par-aiftii were in be al'the expense of tKe'di&y^ct of exchange between Ibe two conntries, a�.iti JheJC&nii held that flie laterKWas. Tbere.was auolher cs�e>gi�jt>jiHM 2d Atkim, M5,'Sanden�oo ajld Blake. tbe>esj�ft�r:,^�ld�l in Jamaica, and by his will 6a*e'�onlele)*�^iM"trn �H,ecified it in the bequest, as Itt "died.possessiid uf la^uey.. m this coun-ijy as wellasJauiiaica. T(ie f^nl ChsnMllor of that'day held that those ftfacirs io wbicli: the tl^tSlOr mentioned sierliiig money, tbe (egalees werceotitledtby fbiit to ibose whom Ihe legacies w.ere only. p��.t�enen�Usr� 'W only entitled l� lie,, paid acicordiHirvio t^ tnrrebcji )�f >a. 'inrtca; si,, oh'Rer�e^VisXdrilsb\fe..k>tBO:^ bi with a man making his trill in Ifelanil, where Atitteyt|oii�a sterling hio-uey, his legatees woluld fake it �fc>*i:li, bit where be tlid n�t, Ihey would, be �uly eiilUlrtf 'ily (or bira *o gjo^thrbngh the selll'emenl which Jliey'Ijad lo decide O0r,l�ni b' asspredtlicm that there was.not a word in of it that did list con-' firm his opinion, tfiatjihe rent cliarge was given with tbe in. tiou thai it was lo be .paid iif sferruig mo^oejt. Their Lord, ships well knew that it was taot biecessary lliat rentshoold be pnid in money at 'iW. Suppose it wis to bare been 3,000 toads of Englisli wlieat Hey conW uot eoflil/oe the ineansQg. of the granier into loads of lrisa.�r6�at. On Ihe ether haiid, if it was to ,Be paid in sovereigns, pr guineas, would it not be lawful money of (xreat Britain t On iookijug into the aehedole of ihe seltteiaeot Tie saw that the estates were valned-both waysyin slerliiif niniiey aod Ixiik carren'cy. Then looking at tbe ite�d, as Lanl Kepyio'n ui�d to observe, within its four corners, llieir tbrdshlpf could fiodtiothing hut Ihtt the reut charge was lo.Sie ^id ill sterling money, for wherever Irish currency was aientiuded'in if,-it wis only for Ibe purpose lo shew tlial llii^ie was so miicfa more of it to be taken to make it iip English taoney. Fot-'lhe8e|Conti-deralions he -submitted lo their Lordships, ibal it miist be p.iid in sterling mouey. As to Ibe' of Ibe Nulile Kesfondeul's case, llnsrdeciaiotriiidoo't.decideaiiylhiug relative tct.tbem', nor were.lhey Iu be .prejudiced -bjili He would iherefore recomtnenil it tq l.lieir Loriishiips to make a kind of declaration, llial Ihey'lisd decided Ibis ^itit ob tbe conleulaof Ihe-setilrmenl alo'iie, Tbcre was atiolfaer.point which he bad not Ictucbed on, whicli was,- wbether lha niuury was lo be paid iii England or Ireland?. Ae waaof o jiinion '.hat it ought lo Inr paid iu tite laller country; .fiorif proceetlings at taw were taken fur the rrcovery of it there,: e lender of the money being oisde in that rauiilry: ^j^atiJdbe a suiiicieni nnswer to tbt! action. However, ll^- lhoii|h( it wuiilil besiiiBcieni for ibeir ^rdalips to declare^-th'sif il>e NoliU' Appellant was eutiiletf to tbe.reni chargeof SiOtn)!.' in slerliiig'nioi)ey,.or they mi^ht say 9,000 soverviginjftbey;-ple.-ued " ' '. � � Lr.rd ftEDETOAtl!: said, heperfeicHy agreed with Ihie (^l>|,'. oiuu which had been civen by the Noble and l.eara l. sterling a year, lo be p.'tijd in Ir^aud-ih'lrjtih corteucy. The Earl of LAtlDEW�ABEa<Udj U w^Jiot his intention opinion, that the sng^eisHon of the Noble 'aid Leariwd Lord" who spuke last ouglit libt to be lidopled; for rf ihe rent charge was to be paJd in, Ireland as steriinig moaey, every person knew the only eitpeuce atl�iiding (he receiriag of il, would he that of ihe journey over, there for that purpose ;-bul if it was to be paid to Ibe anioant uf sterling liiui^ey in Irish curregcy, the Noble Appellant wuUld be a great sufferer by the differeniie of exchange beiwe n tbe two couii-' trits. Lord REDGSDAt.E staled, that he saw the distinction which Ihe Noble Earl had lakeu, and certainly now cuiu-cided wiih him in opinion. The Lord CiTANceLCOR then put tbeqgeslion, whether it ^as llteir Lordships' pleasure that so muchbf the decree uf Ihe Court below should be sirock out, that di>creed that the Appellant was only enlilled'to be paid ia Irish currency, and llitae words snbstitnted in its pbce, "Tibat she is entitled to bf r^aid'3,000f per aniinm,'lu ster,lin){ nuiney, lo be paid ill Ireland, but nof to be p.iid iu Irish currency."- Which was agreed lo^.-The decree of the Court below reversed. THE QUEENSBURY ESTATES. Mr. Clarke, Couusel for ,lhe Appellsnis, was beard at considei-abfe length.-Further argument postpooed. The Duke of Doiiser look Ihe oaths, aod his s�at. INSOLVENT DEBTORS. Lord Ai;csL&ND moved for a Committee to inquire into the stale of the laws resjKcling losotveni Debtors. He considered this most iifcessary, as the Act of Parliament for their relief bad been suspended to*, a considerable time, which caused tlie (irisons of )he nietropolis -to be crowded with debtors. He wastionyincedj however.hiimanily would incline ibeir Lurtlslups to wish Iu shorten the period'of in. prisohment of uiirurlauate debtors, that i^e^iWonld, when they I'nok pari of the security away from tbe creditor which he had against the debtof) think it their duly.lo guard against fraud on llie part of tjie latter. tXadei-staading that Iris motion would not be objected �o, it was uaiiecessary for bim to enter further into thesubjcct at presei\tj, he would, therefore, move for the CommilleeYanif ibal it should consist of all ifie Noble Lurds who bad been present Ibis Sessibn.- Agreed to. Tbe Earl of LtVEKTOon said, that a Noble-Ettrl (Darnley) bad on the day bcfoVp-'giyeu o tioe that be would more (er a copy of tlie-pateot of^|fjieintineu|^bC/tbe King's stationer in Ireland, aud also for Certain'tEcjtob.nls relative lo the re. Venue of that part of Ifie Ualie* Kiii^lonil Tu ih^ first part of the Noble F.arre 4attnde3-liiiitiou he had no objec-tion, so far frvm it, Il(at^e :WoulA liien-move for its pntUuc-tion, in the absence of ilie No.ble EteW Hi; moved secordiuglyi nixlit was agreed tp. Their Lordships ijien odjOui^iied till Monday. , HOUSE OF COaSKlNS, Frh>ay, T&kx b. Mr. CiIkwcn nioivej fbr reforns of all Coals imporled into Ireland duriug llie. yrar* 1819 .i>Bd 1820, distiiiguishiug the places fraih wUfnc'e sent, and tbeir-quniities.-Ordered. Tbe Derby Gas Li|;bt Bill Was read a first lime. STAGECOACHES. Mr. M. A-Ti^VLoR biruii^ht in his Bill fur pifnlsliing (he Driv�rsof Stage C;�acbe�/.ft>r uegligrnl driving; whieb was react a firsi lime, aud �xed fur a seeuud-reading-on Friday uexU - CATHOLIC ci^ms. Sir I'ArneLL puslpiiiied Ws notice respecting (lie Catholic QuWtiun, tirt�m 'ftiorsclay wxt till Tuesday l6e 10lb'iustan4. PSTBJMipIELD ELpcrriONi. = Mt.Wrott^&Y p i|u:)ksiirs. Ache- Maces in the liands of the Cbambfrlaio Ibrough .Ibe same period. Returns were aliio ordered, on Ihe motion of Lord Mlfc-t0�,of theq'mniilyot'eliilh milted iii the West Riding of Yorkshire, fi.�Ill the yenr 1790 10 1814. Also, on till-ni�ti�H uf L.->rd Et. MAtiaMs, of the qnan-lily of Cats r..Mi Culm imported Inlo any of the porta of Wales, in Ih.- yeus lf(17, 18IS, mikI \6W. AI.�o, on ihc iiuitiuii of Mr. W. Skitw, of all Ektentrin Aid issued from the R(>niembrancer's 6ffipe,inl6e Co^r't bf Exebeqoer, from January to Ueciimber 1819. ... Mr, GdVLBURN.bronchi up areinrn of all Civil Offlcei* at the Cape of Good Hupr, receiving salaries of ISOLand upwards; au ^ copy of the appuiuimejit of Henry EUis', Esq. lo'Ve Seereiary at that settlement.-Laid on the labfe. CLOTH .MANUFACTURE. Mr. BeNCTT prrnenled a Pelilinn from the Ctotniert, ^oth-woi^ki'rs, and Mauufaclurrrs of Wiltshire, describing tbe great deprcHsion lo which the trade was objected'i� that coiiniy^ and Vayiitg r f. T-be HuOi, Gentleman staled, lliat it wassigi.cil by ai.x ibuugand individnais,beaded bf eleveu.aiost resp66ta,hle., M agialr^es, aad that DciliMr^ the. Pelitioaers oor any part of-JCl^e |tapillali re� dresii for ibeir ^rievanfe^ I)/ any but legal means.-Read, laid on- ttre table, aird urdered lo be printed. NEW WOOL TAX. Lord MiLTOV said, he oudersioud that some inquiries bad been set on foot by the Board uf Trade relative to the effects of the late lax on wool, uu the wuollen trade gene. rariy,SDd expressed.(as we unilerstood) a wish that the Bight' Hob. Gentleman (Mr. Vansitlart} wunid state the resulu ofit.' ^ Tbe CiiAHGELLOR of the Excne^osR said tbat be was oot prepared to givelhe information desired at present. ADJOURNMENT. It was ordered tiiat the House, at its risiog, do adjourn till Manday oexL IN.SOLVENT DEBTORS. The fnsolveut Debtors' Continuance t\A passed tbroogb a Committee.-Report on Monday neSi. DROITS AND FUNDS OF THE CROWPf. iVlt;. Broijgham said, ,riiiingto bring be* fore iFie Huunb llie iinportnn't lubject of which he had given notice, a^id, so far usit was insejjarabjy coonected itierewith, also the question f the. Civil List Revenue, he trunted lhat tlie Home would give hitn credit when he uuurvd them that it wa3 not his intention to trespass on their iodalgence further than was absululely nrcessury. He thought that they would be the more,inclined to do so^ '.when he reminded them I hat the hringiDg forward of tllis questiau^ �Y,^s none of hi.s seekingi .But fie hail stoori pie4|;�JjJi IS I-2, in case his M^esty'ft fllini-teri'ptfiitirrf (lie conside'ralioii tifit in iBetr arrange-in en l� regarding the Civil List, at the cniiiaieuce-ment of t1ie new reign, to c.iH .the utteutioii of ibe House to il. He hud heen iiidgced, or rather cirivea to give the notice 'of a motion With unfeigned re-greU He had suggested to, andehtrealed of the Right Hon. Qent. (Air. Vanbittart) tp supersede the necessity of it by some su'itiihie motion, wIhcIi, froiJi knowledge, experience,and acquaiutauce witb-buai-npsD, but, abiiye a)l, from the iftSaeack \a the House of (^eiitleinen opposite, might produce a re-iui}t:4aif!ifit'ijiiary ip all ptirtiea coocerifed,' and be,!ife-ticial to the public. He wfsbed it to be explicitly understood that il was by no m.eans his intention lo suggest any tiling; either with the view of coinpaiis-iiig. ihexlegradaiion of the Royal Family, or even of abridging, ill any the most minate particular, the rights of the Crown, those rights requisite for sop-puriiiig its weight in the consutulion, or maintaioiug its dignity and just splendour.-f Hear, J-If at any part of our hisibry it tvould have been criiriinal to endeavour lo deprive the Crown of any thing necessary for upholding its place in the State, for securing its rank, power, and honour, and securing therewith the safety, traoquiiiily, antl happiness of the subject, for which the whole of the regal authi�-rity was only a trust, such a design would bealtogei^ ther criminal in these times-^ Hear J-forhemost entirely agreed with the most strenuous advocates for tlie rights of the Crown amdtig Gentlemen oppokiie, ill the opinion that th�'se were not limes to laoif/er with the security of existing esta. blishments, and he desired no Geptleman in the House to give him his support till he should have it proved to him that the measure he ineaiit to propose was not only i -cedent and founded on sound conatitutiollal priiiciplea. There was no occasion for bim to enter into a diikctic explanation of what the funds ifl q-ueKtiun were, o> to enter into a his. lory of their origin, {wogrets, or amount, npv and M former times. He sliould assume tba< Gentlemen were ucquuiiitecj with all these thiqgs, and should confine liimseir lo shewing that s.oine such measure as he cpntenvplHted' wa^ called for by t(ie sitiialion of the King and of the coontry ;. it .was an old and established maxim of tbe Ciiistitution, sanctioned by the opinion uf the greatest lawyers, a� well tlipse who had uecuijied the Bench, as those who had not, it wa� a principle 8tippoiti;d by the coiisisteof current of ull |i;;<al authorities, that the Crcwtj was by itself iiicapable of posses^iog titiy separate |iroperty. The Kiaig, had been uniformly beW to possess all tJie lunils B!^^i .leneiiients iW did. bf the Common Pleas, and the Chief Baroo of llie Exchequer, to whom it bad., been referred i� the tiitoe'of James 1. in a oase of a gfnt of old store' by that Monarch to the Earl of Devonshire. It ivas determined that ^uCh a grant couid no( pas� under hii Majesty's sign ihanual. Lord Colte, 'iu reporting this'Case, had said, that all treusure and lrea�ure trove was tlie ligament of peace, lljr sinews of war, and so ijeicessary tu Ihe support �f the Crown, that they, ought to go to ni* ancresjior and not to his executors,, antf that the only warrant sufficient to pass them, or any part of ifaein, was a warrant under the Great Sealor the Privy Seal. There was another, retnorkable case of the samfrkvnd On which Lord Clarendon had giyeo his opinion.- tt arpsa out uf these .circumstances: Lprd Ashley, afterwards tbe celebrated Lord Shaftesbury, nbL . ed a grant pf Dutch priiei .oodtij- bia. BJujviiy** BJ^toifnual; but tiiat a^le and uricorropt Mttiis> teri Lor^ ClareqdoB,, Te?iion�trat�d :,t*itfi hi* t^Jn-jesty, and used the fi>lip^ii;g CQnatittitionat tatt-guage: If a treasareT caii bsnrthei^astot^y of ofyoiir Majesty's treatore,,and. bf disposing of tlie same without accounting lpt,ii i|i the regular conni-tntional manner^ your Majesty may be;abpiniiiuhJy cozened; and the only_ mode of digposjng of tlie same is by ihe Great Seal or the Privy Seal ;" an<l when hit friend Ltjrd.Ashley remonstrated witli that great naao, he^ec'eiired no better answer-rr" 1 f you, my Lord Aabl^, think to a e fii3t person who bad shaken H, w:beiv be brouf^it in the Act, the 39ih.df the late King, enabling iiis Majesty to appropriate lands and himself, as his own priaate property^i; aii.d to di�fi'o>e pf them^yi will in like manner as a 8i�bj.ect ap^.t do. Here was a prdof how freely big wo^dti coitld be-nsed by Hon. Gentjeinen, about soppor^ugthe honour and dignity of the Crown, while in tealily practices were going forward whitilt Lords Gojceund Chtrendon would have thought little ebort of be-tfaj'in^ the Crown altp^ W,hat wpuWlHoia ^eat tnea have saiti, for tastancerof an A* front itHelf to i.ii-dividuaU ? They kneiv.o.r.^ land*, ofno propesiy of the .Crown, except (bat �bieb. was held jure coroB*. What would tbey hitve aaidtp tbia ptri-ting of tbe Kio^ on the footing of. indtiriddaUi to eiiabie biiB to giv� away .that which was designed for his boiiaar, and dignity, and security, to favourites, perhaps to enemies of tbe country 21 . What wonld ' they have said to this, were, enabling the Crown to piit the constittttiou at defiance i What would they havetliought of an Act for empoweriiig Vbe Kii^ to'tKConve a.:eo{g^bi>ld�:r under one,of Wr siofajefits^* Talk-f �4�pparttng the honour and dignity of lite Grown l-^fUear, hair J- and of the indelicacy of examining into the es�' peiiditure of the Civil List at the beginning of a new reign, when it was to be formed aii?^. Hiur, hear, hear.J--la anciKal time.<i ihe. CrowB bad to defray tbie expensii^ bf the State frotn the reiits of laods and other revenues belonging to it; end it was only when by various means tbe property of the Crov� had b^me gradually -alienated from it� posieSHon, that mpplicuiinns became cusiomary-to Parliaideni. He admitted the usefulness of such a necessity. Tbe gradual sure, step by step, of the different branches of rete� -uue,becoming by tbe same degrea vested in tlieP^r^' iiameut, itfidsubjeiAed odI;^ to that control, was an agreeable cliaiige Air tbe |)oblie. from tbe forhrer syate m of royal levies. Bat llie reveBues graiile<l were not intended solely for the perstyual splendour of the individual holding the Crohn, Herehs hail also t|ie best authorities-for bis lapport. Wreck was one source of those revenue^ Lord Coke's xk-mark upon this fund was, that vortek was v�9t^J in the Croam, because si^nie one rattst have the pTu-perly, aod where eould it be better vested lor tlie pubHc bene�t ? Certainly be (Mr. Broug^iuui) would acknowledge that there were autb<iriues which differed frona this^opioion. The reason why  thb Ccown had wreek acGOfding to Lord Coke was,, because one of its duties ivaata keep the narrow seas clear, and prevent piracies tiiereoo. The same condition attached itrself to ihc-droitaof the Admiralty and ail siniihir funds. There were^ as be sbtd be-fore) some who doubted ihi� dcctritie. Justir� Crawley could not allew that tpfeirft bfe(ong< (utAe '. Crown ai keeper of the narroir seas, ^ecatise tfee revenue was too small to suit witb the aphendflnr ' of ihe Growti as keeper of ibe ottrnii* i r-(>t� the narrow seas, and for the pretrentioa'af ptritcy. A sturgeon and a whale twre UnUinanaidered small for.the royal keeper.�f the nanronSse.-rs. If the Learned Judge had s^n �ight nr uiiie bi>'I. Itaus sterling aclzomjibite frdia the baclcs of uotin l^priv.e or person^ right but j^e cor^a -Z:^:;:-::^Zi^.Z only. Such lands l.ud iJmrefare been called .acra thbught the revenue too sm.U.-/'^ ?a�^4./-! The House were deliberatuig under.^ uilMrr i*;i�e�, and with other circumstances around theiiiv Tlv etub of MayjBi iiiif.p|�sitbr�eaiVitett4a:trite aitetiiooD, - putfimnia. And to such an itxieiit had the priq-cipie been carried', lhat lands held hiy a.subject in his own right were decided to be held so no longer, but. jtlre coroncE iu case such siibject asceuded the throne. So that suppose any person, John Duke of Lancaster fnr rnolahce, had been sriaed of latids ^li hunwn right, and that theCrpwu lieyulred lipun hiin, the law said that his own rigtits,'asai).in-diviiliia) Bfur^ii, ii>erged In those pf I De Sovereign, and that his lauds iheiicelWth becoine the lands of iilK Cruttri of Englancl.'" fie cajlec) ^pou the Kiglit Ilaiiottrable GenileQiaii t>ppoBite .to produce a siiigle iiailicriiy ur dictiiin drgaiost hiiD. OT ihe sibbdit'y of his priniiiple no qsan ^ctiuld eiitei't'iti'ii a. donlit wftii Imd' bestowed any con-'sideiaUon oti 0�e subject, jn" like msai)t?r it had been decided, inat ail royal ireastire was beld by-�tfie King, ijut lis private properly, but 19 his capacity of t^overeigii,. and .tlifftriire ,�t wa� belcl iin-(joJstlile ty tujk- � dwo�i�ipi� ^ny part of, it. Crown had no longer to support the.povser nfl4ie kingdom w'llhou , ami preserve traDqwiliiy -wtrliiii. !The keeping.uf tiie^eas, the-defeoce of cousnf, inwl every other object of expenditure, bad been step f>y step removed from the Ctow"* Yet il did so" ha;*, pea, that of those fctnrtii' which formerly were �l-luwed for the defence of ahe kingdom witttpon, lirwl for the keeping bf ortlerj and (aatieury VIll. expressed .il) instructing tbe (leopte at home, rfiiv-teen miUiuns seven honilted tiiousand pouodshud fiilleu into tbe possession^ theCrbwn,itl<<f r�tiii a(til-tip the Uobse. No one could W mors alive lha� hnni-self to the uetussity qf keepitig wiibiuilbe loost scrui-,polou� bounds of deiicai^ iu puT!iini|g;:�H()h �^ sell-ject a� tbat befoie the''Huu^. He;,wusi^awaiir tat' tiie.fib|Kn!tftoc6 nf the ''i�g4 pl-dv�i^lj tejiitlifcuuMi' mseiy^tbai iiliBeeki\>f;td.iitmii>i�iiq^iflii�^g:.uf i�tig[ �!�t^(i�h^ol�]ii(' sh�'it�Bti^'IlKr^j^m^.'bi! no risk incurred by pressing the refonnatiou im*

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