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   British Press (Newspaper) - May 16, 1820, London, Middlesex                                Qh 411116J IQ. Number 5442. LONDON, TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1820. Price 7ci. 1 t7r KING'S TH RATHE. , EVENING, TUESDAY,  Mhv . lO. i i will be repealed (third time) Rossini's grand iieriuus ' -n, '.lUilleil TANCRED[. End of the first Act, a ne* Diverliscment. .After the Opera the favuirile R.illit of MERCHANO DES ESCLAVTlS. \ nrw grand Ballet, enlillcd Cephale ct. Prorris, is in pre-und will be speedily brought forward. Tir e a rn e.royal, on a n v- la n f. . rw\\m   EVENING,  TUESDAY,   Way IC, JLL    hia Majesly's SerTanJs will pciform ihe 0])t;ia of THE DEVIL'S BRIDGE. Coiiiil Rclino, Mr. Brahatn; JljHrcelli, Mr, Harley; Baron Toraltii, Mr/i'hompson; Fabrioio, Mr. Vininj; Perro, ^Ir. Ovherry. Cinnles.'! Rusalriiia, MiiJs C^rcw ; Clandinr, Mi.-i. BianrI; Laiirelta, Miss Kelly. AfliT ivliicli (3il time), a iieif Musical Diama, in two AcU, called THE LADY AND THE DEVIL. ^VililUsve, Mr. Elliston; Jeremy, Mr. Hurley; Sicrnoc Ra-far!, ;\!r. C.iillie ; Claudian, Mr. Barnard. Zepbyriiia, ?>Iibia K - I'y; Nc^ombo, Mrs.Ulaiid. lie Pours will be opened at Half.pasI Six o'clock; liie J"'ir((om nice will commence precisely at Soven. 7=;.., Second Price 3s. 6d.-Pit :is. 6d. ; .Second Price 2s.-Lower Gallery 2s.; Second Price Is.-Ui)per Gal.'ery Is.; Second Price 6d. ^ The Ivil. A PrivnU' I.iox may be had for the season, or nig'litly, of ?.:. l;r;ini!on. at the Box.ofScc. T... �n-rrow �ill be produced, first time, a neiv Tragedy, M.;-'i \'n iTt'iio-. or The Liberation of Rome. ' :: ( .iiM: .!.Ty '.vill hfi produccd, first time, a new Mnsical Ji:.::;:;, in two ;..cts, called The Bat lie of Bothwell Bng. ORATORIO. Tli EATRE-ROVAL, DRURV-LAN E. S.\ ruRDAY NEXr (Wlmstm Eve) will . be performed .-; r. -.rrormances on the Wednesdays in Lent at this ! :  \ ill the rir.�! I^irt, some favonrilc Pieeesfroin Ros-U Tancredi.   At tin; end of the First :.r' 111'1 Concerto, Harp, Mr. Bochsa.   In Ihe . li--'-''.�ction will be iiUrodnced, Aria, Mrs. Siil- ,1   , �� n roncento," accompanied oil the Flute by I,  .�.(��'.,i!-iu , Ouu-erlu, French Horn, Mr. Puzzi; Con-: r;,-, N I.'!     r :',ri, Mr. Linley, who will accompany Mr. ij -imii i:i I'l: 'j'lebraled Cantata, " Alexis;" Madame G. n-il,.e;i ivi.l sini? the Cavalina, " Di  Placer," and some I'niiKiie piices v;ill be performed by llie other principal ^irs..S ilmon. Miss Goodall, Hiss CubitI, and Miss ".!- I'ree ;      . Bmliam, Mr. Pyne, and Signor Anibroifetli. r..' ilii; flr.'Jl time in this Co'unlry, a SELECTION from NEW  IIEQUIE.M, composed by Boratcmpo.-Several ;ni; i Co.!rusts will be introduced; also some of the Music �I '.i.K-ii.'l'i. ! If I'-rniance to conclude, by desire, with Beethoven's celebrated BATTLE SINFONIA, : oi i- !;:r!i the Orchcs'ra will he augmented to 200 performers. Le.-.tler of the Band, Mr. Smart. In;; I'nriicniars of the whole Perfovmauce, which will .   11 ;p.. ill ( lit Si;ve'.i, are given in the Bills, which may be � � '. -A I'.:-: I'rincip.il .Music Shops. il ix-.s. fine-:., and Tickets, may be taken at the Theatre, 1.  .'li:. i!:ii!-.vi:!l, from Eleven to Five. THURSDAY NEXT. ' ' �> U'r and CO. have the lAeasuve to state, i     llirit, nnliviihstanding One Fourth of the Tickets of � -  ;. .suit  Lottery  have   been   drawn,  the Wheel  yet i i;i;uius Prizes of �.30.0110 making �120,000 2 Ditto   of i'l 11,1100 ......     f20,000 4 Ditto   of    �1,000 ......       �4,000 '.lipids and Money, nlso 08 of 500Z., 406/., &c. &c. in Ihe ��.U-'- 7S C.ipilal Prizes, In addition to those of smaller -..i.lvu. The next  2i, Oxfordstreet, corner of Swallow-street, London; who shared and sold, in the last Lottery Contract, 7,370 and ''.(>o�, 20,000i. each, and in a recent I.ottery ALL the Priaes of 30,001)/.!!! HAZARD and Co. shared and sold FIVE of the Capital i riaes drawn the First Day, 27th April. SURREY THEATRE. rWTRIS  EVENING,   TUESDAY,   May 16, and every Evening during Ihe week, will be" preseated, an entirely new Serious Hisloriral iijelo-dninie, taken from a Trajic Play, written by Sir James Eland Bnigrsi!, under the title of THE KNIGHT OF RHODES. Villiers, Grand iMasler and Governor of llliode.s, Mr. Ben-gouL'h ; Omar, Envoy from the Snllan Solynian, Mr. Smith ; llali, n Kenrgado Caplive, Mr. Hunliey. Isniena, a captive Turki-h Lady, Miss Tiiylor. After the Melo.diame, a Comic Bnrlella, called , hS HE .JEALOUS .? Mr. Belmnnr, Mr. Watkiii.s ; Mrs. Belmour, .Mrs. Horn ; Harriet, Mrs. W. S. Chalierle; ; Rose, Miss CopeUnd (who Mill iiiiro.lucc a Song accompanied by herself on the Harp). The Entvrtainments lo conclude with a popular Comic Burlflta Spectacle, called MOUSE TRAPS; OR, THE iMOUNTAIN COTTAGER. Boxes, 4s,-Pit, 2=.-(Gallery, Is.-Doors open at Half-paul Five, begin at Half-past Six. -Half I*rice at Half-past Eight. On Monday ncxJ will be prodaced, a new Melo-drnmatic Bnrlella, cnlUd Edda ; or, The Htraiil of Waikworlh. A Ca'edoiii.Tn Romance will shortly appear, under the title of Vu] .Mortality. CENOTAPH to the MEMORY of her Royal iliiliiiiess the lale PRINCESS CHARLOTTE.-As so ureat an interest ha? been exciied upon this subject, and as the biial erection of it in some public spot imi.st be yet a woik of lime, Mr. WVATT thinks thai the EXHIBITION of |!.in .MoNUiMENTAL GROUP will he gratifying to the Pnblir; be therefore beirs to inform them that it is NOW OPL'N to their view, at 1!), Henrietta-street, Caveudish-sipiarc - Admittance, One Shilling. RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY. SPECIAL MEETING of the FRIENDS and SUBSCRIBERS of this SOCIETY will be held at ll:e Freemasons' Hall, Lincoln's Inn field.!, on THURSDAY NiLXT, May 18, 1820, at Twelve o'Clock, for the purpose of forming a LADIES' AUXILIARY. The atleiidance of both Gentlemen and Ladies is parlicu-larjv reqiiepteil. Tickets fur tlie acconiinodation of the hitler niiiy be had at 14, Newgate-street; and 15, Castle-slrei'i, Clxford-street. RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY. ,N THURSDAY EVENING NEXT, the ISih May, a SERMON will be Preached for Ihe BENEFIT of this INSTITUTION, at Great Qneen-slreet Chaiiel, Lincoln's Inn Fields, by the Rev. J. A. JAMES, of BirniiiiglKiin.-Service to be^in at Hi'.lfpnst Si.x. legh r/ch.mond, > JOSEPH HUGHES,   'Secretaries. P. TRESCKOW.        ) rg^HE NEXT of KIN (If any) of iMlCHAEL Ml Olson, late a Seaman beloncriog to the East India Merchant ship Charles Grant, deceased, by applying to Mr. Copkey, No. 57, Anchor and Hope-alley, St. George, in Ihe county of Middlesex, may hear of something to their advantage. YORKSHIRE SOCIETY. His Royal Hicbness the DUKE of YORK, P.iTROV. THE ANNIVERSARY MEETING of the Noblemen   and   Geiillemeo   connerted   with   the County of York,  will he behl at the London  Tavern, RishojissTi.'-slree!, on WEDNESDAY Ihe 24lh instant; The Righ! Hon. ihe LORD mayor, M.V. in the Chair. STEWAltas : J. A. P. V.'ortlev, Esq. M.P. Samuel Walker, Esq. M.P. Mr. Aldermaii Sheriff Roth-we'll Gi'orere Browne, jtin. Esq. Charles Harrison, Esq. E.G. Halliwell, Esq. Tlioinas Malthy, E=q. Robert Marsden, Esq. Marshall Robinson, Esq. (Jodfiey Sykes, Esq. Edtnniid Tnrton, Esq. M. W, Thomborn, Esq. J. W. Willis, Esq. Dinner on Table at Six o'Cloek pveeisriy. Tickets (One Guinea each) to be hud of the Stewards ; at (he Bar of the Tavern ; and of the Secretary, No. 2, Heo-rielta-slrect, Co vent-garden. May 10, 1R20. T. HAMILTON, Hen. Sec. OFFICE OF THE GAS LIGHT AND COKE COM PANY. l.onhos, 13th may, 1820. QTICE  IS  HEREBY  GIVEN,  that a SPECIAL COURT of the PROPRIETORS of this COMPANY will be held al the Crown and Anchor Tavern, in the Slraml, in the County of Middlesex, on TUESDAY, the 0th Day of June next, at Eleven o'Clock in Ihe Forenoon, for the ELECTION of THREE DIREC. TORS of this CO.MPANY, for Four Years, in the room of Three Directors who vacate, pursuant lo the Act of Ihe 501h Year of his late Miijesiy. By Order of llie Court of Directors, J. PEDDER, Secretary. N. B.-The Chair will be taken at Twelve o'Clock precisely, and the Ballot continue open from that lime till Four o'Cloek, AIEDAtLIC CABINET. CABINET of MODERN MEDALS is rslablished at No. I5S, Strand, six doors Eist of Somerset House, where existing and other Works will be^ub-lished of Publiii Characters of every descriptiiwr of merit- It is an attempt lo interest the lovers of Genius in the promotion of il charming Branch of Ihe Fine Arts, liilherio lie. giecled in Eofland. At the Cabinet, taste may be gratified from one Medal up to the costly scries, in bronze, silver, and gold. The Proprietor has adopted a pip.n, nsnal on the Con-linent, of arranging Medals in elegant Frames, so as lo form a very novel, rich, and tasteful Ornament for private .rooms and salleries of .Art; they will be a means of diffusing wider the elegant taste for Medals, and need only he seen to he admired. Very few possessors of the celebraied Napoleon Series hav(. the Six coiMTludiiiff .Medals, representing Young Napoleon, Napoleini'-s Abdication; &c. a few of ihese very scarce Medals may be had at Ihe Medallic Cabinet, 158,-Strand ; also, a Spanish Painting of a Pilsjrim, three-quarter length, pencilled and charocler'ised with the accustomed vigour of Velusqnes. TO BE .SOLD BY AUCTION, UY MR. EVANS, At bis House, No. 96, Pall-mall, TO-MORROW, WED-NESUAY, Mav 17, and following Day, SPLENDID BOOKS, ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, -MISSAL.S, and GLOBES. VALUAMLE COLLECTIOiN of BOOKS, Books of Prints, Illuminated Missals, with exquisite Miuialure Paintings, splendirl Works of Natural History, a Pair of capital Globes, &c.; including Shakspeare's Playe, first edition, 1623; Miisee Francois, 4 vols, in 6, brilliant impressions, chiefly proofs ; Ciibiiiet de Crozil, 2 vols, large' paper; Galerie de Florence; Galerie rin Palais Royal; Le Brun, Galerie dea Peintres Flamands, 3 vols, morocco ; BoydelPn Shakspeare, 10 vols, rnssia ; Boyrr's .Edition of Hume's England, 10 vols, russia ; Forsier's British Gallery, |ni>uf8; Le Vaillanl, Oiseaox d'Afriqne, 6 vols, largest paper, coloured plalesj Histoire dcs Pigeons, coloured plates, &c. &c. UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THl3 KING'S MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY; DRUBY-LANE THEATHICAL FUND. rflHE .-SOCIETY e.'.tHbUsdvd tor the RELIEF -H. of INDIGENT PERSONS belonging to bis Majesty's COMPANY of COMEDIANS of Ihe THEATRE-ROYAL, DRURY-LANE. will hold their THIRD ANNIVERSARY DINNER at the Freemasons' Tavern, un SATURDAY NEXT. PRF.aiDEtiT-His Royal Highness the Dukeof YORK. VlCE-PHESIUENlS : His Royal Highness the Dukeof SUSSEX His Grace the Duke of Bedford His Grace the DukeofMarL borough Most NobleMarquis df Lons- down Host Noble Marqjjis of Stafford Most Noble Marquis-ofChol- moudeley Moat    Koble   Marquis   of Knntly Most Noble Marquis of Worcester Moi=t Noble Marquis of Ta- j vistock Right Hon. Earl of Essex Right Hon. Earl Grosvenor Aritold, J.S. Esq. Berkeley, Col. Bloomfielil, Right Hon.Sir B. Bart. MP. Brown, Sir G. S. Calcraft, J. Esq. MP. Congreve.Sir W. Bart Copley, Sir John, Solicitor. Genera! Cox, R. A. Esq. Alderman Dawson, J. H.,M. Esq. M.P. Denison, W. J. Esq. M.P. Douglas, Col. EUice, E. Esq. M.P. Messrs. Braham,    D:bdin,T. Holland, Barnard,    Elliston,   Hughes, , Cooke (T.) Grimaldi, liicledoii, Carr, Ilarlcy,      Kean, Right Hon. Earl of Liverpool (Right Hon. Earl of Fife Right Hun. Earl of Blesinloii Right Hon. of 'Yarmouth Right Hon. Viscount Dudley and W4ird Right Hon Viscount Anson Right   Hon. Viscount   Pal- iHerstnn Right Hon, Viscount Loivther ttiglil'%00. Lord Amherst Right-ffSw. Lord Holland Faftjuhar, Sit T. Bart. Fuller, J. Esq. Greenwood, C. Esq. Ireinonger, R. Esq. Kinnaird, Hun. D. M.P. Lens, J. Esq. K.A.S. Linley, W. Esq. Oakley, B. Esq. Ramsbotloni, i. Esq. M.P. Robins, G. Esq. Snvory,T. F. Esq. SketEngton, Sir L. St. G. Bart. Soane, J. Esq. Stephenson, Rowland, Esq. Taylor, G.W. Esq. M.P. Vaux, Jasper, Esq. Wilson, R. Esq. Wood, M. Esq. Alderman, M.P. Knight,  Powell, Mundeu, Rae, Penley,   Russell. Peorman, Master and Trka-surer-Mr. Kean. trustees : Messrs. Powell,    T. Dibin,    Penley,     Harley. The Musical Department will be under the direction of Mr. T. Cooke. Tickets, one guinea each, may be had al the Bar of the Freemasons'Tavern ; of Ihe Stewards; and of the Secretary, at the Theatre Royal, Drury.lane. Dinner on Table at Six o'Clock precisely. J. C. HUGHES, Secretary lo Ihe Fund. MIDDLESEX. 4 T tlte GENERAL QUARTER SESSION .tSl of the PEACE of our Lord the King, holden in and for the County of MIDDLESEX, at the Setsioii.House for the said County (by adjournment), on TUESDAY, the 9lh day of May, in the first year of Ihe Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Fonrih by Ihe Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, before Francis Const, Edmund Cot-terill, Samuel Purkis, Richard Holmes, Esquires, and others their I'ellows, Justices of  -conld not learn) for an inquiry into recent outrages whi.h had taken place in and about Mancbfsler. APPOINTMENT OF A FIFTH EXCHEQUER BARON IN SC;OrLAND. Lord A. Hamilton, in rising to I'uUil hi^ dn'y wi'.li resj-iect lo this luolion, felt that lliere cuiih! lino need of a prcfdce to shew the House the iiii|)(.trance of it, as it respected Courts of Justice "rnt r-aily. If such preface were neces.sary, the circiii;i-Siaiices under wliich he addressed ll;e Hoii^e-he meant the circumstances of distress under which the country was labmiriiig, and the genend character which prevailed as to its relnclance to notice public opinion - would he enough for his purpose. W iien he first gave notice of this molion, he was ii( |icd to make a i'etv preliminary remarks as to the oriier of time in which the queslion had come bef.ne the House. It was about six years since ihese Coi;:-inissioners were moved for by an Hon. Friend ut his, to inquire into the business and emolument-') of Courts of Juhtice in Scolland. Tlie nuiticn was made in 1814, and in 1815 the Cotuinissioa wai appointed; and yet up to the time in �li.ch he v;rts Sfieakiiig, no one step had beta taken 011 the sug-jiffstions of those Commissioners-no mtr^snre had been adopted, or even suggested in the Hoasr. though many had been suggested by the Cotnim?-sioners. Most unfurtunale it certainly was It r them, that the first thing which they heard of rr-. lating to their labours was the carrying a tueusnr--into efl'ect against whicii tiiey had opposed their deliberate opinion-the appointment of an office cun-trary to their suggestions and the general seiise n: the country. He had last.year moved for the \no-duclion of theste Reports, and tiiougli the papen were not then considered of importance, from t;.^ contents of those papers ite hoped to make t; ; ; House see the futility of all that had been or ccui I ' be set up by the Noble Lord opposite (liie Lord Advocate) in defence of tlie appotntinent. Jt nofaullof the Commissioners lhat no one siij^gr"-tion of theirs, after five years labour, liad becom . a measure of the House. There was no b'aine t.i the Learned Lord Advocate, who had been Dnt.a short time iii^ofFice, and of course without sufticiei.c opportunity, and whom he wholly excul|)hte(l. 15u: tliere was great fault, if not culpability, in tlie predecessor of thiit Learned Lord, and there waj greater in the Ministers, who had so i::iprud crt-liun which had before disposed of them, without the expense of inquiry at all. He felt his situation, in having to argue for a moment the impropriety and uselessnesS of the �(>poiiilmefit of a tiftt) liaron to be perfectly ludicrous- he knew of nothing more ludicrous tliaa .-uc-li Bii arguaief.i, except, indeed, that perhaps it might be placed next in ridicule to a former rtsolu-tiou of a Right Hmi. Geuileman opposite, .who cuu.sed the House to resolve that there was uo depreciation in the currency, while all the transactions in the country were, ifoing on under the im-plieii acknowledgiueut,, of that c^eprecialion. The appoiiitmeut in questiou wa* the first result of tigiit Reports which .had been made by the Cuiamissiui:-ers; and if the House did not stand by antl Siu^jport the Conimissiouers in condemuiog ibis rush ap-   

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