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   British Press (Newspaper) - May 18, 1820, London, Middlesex                                Number 5444. LONDON, THUKSDAY, MAY       1820 Price 7d. J?T SPECIAL DESIRE. TURATIIE.ROYAL. DIWKY-LANE. it    his Slaji-siy's Sci-vaiils will [lerform ihe Comic Opera ''        TH E H A U NT E 0 TG-^\" EII. n.iron Oakland, Mr. Hullic; Baron ile Courry, Ulr. Bar-111 rd ; Luril Willinm, Mr. Bralinm ; EJward, Mr. Harlry ; Charles, Mr. Puariniii. l.aily Eleaiinr, Miss Carew ; Adela, Aladame Veslris ; Cicoly, ."li.". Bland. Aflcr which (5tli time), a new Musical Drama, in two Acts, called THE LADV AND THE DEVIL. Wililluve, Mr. EUiston; Jeremy, Mr. Harloy; Signer Rn-farl, Mr. Gallic ; Claudiaii, Mr. Barnard. Zephyriiia, Miss Kflly; Ncjomho, Mrs.Klaiid. To-morrow, King Lear, with The Lady and the Devil. Oil Whil Monday, a new Tragedy, entitled Virjinius, or The Full of Uie Decemviri, in which Mr. Kean will sustain the iirinciiijlcliaracler. THEATKE-lldYAL, CnVENTGJiHDJiN.   -:|.%^^^IM1NG, THOUSDAY, iMay 18, called lime, a iSw Historical Tragedy, - ;   � VWGINIUS; : ii;'.TE;H.g-'j&IBEUAT10N OF ROME. AppiuB Cla'aaitis,'Mr. Abhoti ; Virginiiis. Mr. Macready; Irilius, Mr. C. Kemble;  Claudius, Mr. Connor; Siccius Dcnliilos, Mr. Terry ; Kumelorius, Mr. Egerlon.   Virginia, Miss Footc ; Servia, Mrs. Faucit. The Prulonue to bespoken by Miss S. Booth ; tlie Epi. Jojue by Miss Bninlon. After which, the Burletia of MIDAS. Ji'.pitrr, Mr. J. Jsancs ; Pan, Mr. Emery; Apollo, Mr. Durnse' : iMidas, Mr. Lieton ; Silenp, Mr. Taylor. Mysis, Mrs. Lision; Dapline, Mrs. Sterline ; Nysa, Miss .M. Tree. To-morrow, Virjrinius, or The Liberation of Rome, with Tlip .Mnrriage of Figaro. On Mond.iy will be produced, first time, a ircw .Scotch llomaiue, in iwo acts, called The Battle of Bothwcll Brigff. LAST THREE WEEKS OF MR. MATHEWS AT HOME, AT TilE THEATRE ROYAL,  ENGLISH  OPER.A-HOUSE, STRAND, THIS PRESENT THUKSDAY, May 18, 1820, when he will have the honour to introdnre his Friends to his COUNTRY COUSINS, and THE CHRIST-MA.S XV BRIGHTON. No Performance on Saturday, beiHg Whitsiin Eve. Ill consec|oence of the applause and laughter with which the celebrated Entcrlainmenis of Intt yrar were received on the laili by a crowded audience, THE TRIP to PARIS, anil LA DILIGENCE, will again be performed on Monday iicxi. FOR THIS WEEK ONLY. SURREY THEATRE. mniS EVEMING, THUUSDAY, May 18, R. TO-MORROW (FRIDAY), and SATURDAY, will be presented, an entirely niw Serious Historical Melo.drame, taken from a Tra;ic Play, written by Sir James Bland Burgess, under the title of THE KNIGHT OF RHODES. Villiers, Grand Master aud Governor of Rhodes, Mr. Ben-gough ; Omar, Envoy from the Sultan Solymao, Mr. Smith ; lloli, a RenPSiiivCjplii-rr^r.-Hantley. Jlsinena, a captive TurUist. Lady, Miss Taylor. After tiie Mclo-drame, a Comic Bnrlelta, called IS HE JEALOUS ? Mr. Belmunr, Mr. Watkins; Mrs. Belniour, Mrs. Horn ; Il.iriict, !\lrs. W. S� Chatteriey; Rose, Miss Cupeland (who mill iiiirriduce a Song accompanied by herself on the Harp). The Entertainments to conclude with a popular Comic Burletia Spectacle, called MOUSE TRAPS; OB, THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGER Duxes, 4s.-Pit, 2s.-Gallery, Is.- Doors open at Half pa>i I'.ve, begin at Half-past Six.-Half Price at Half-past Ei;hl. All entire change of Entertainments on Wbit-Mondny. A II'u' i^omaulic Caleilunian Romance will shortly ap. pen, iiiiier the title of Old Mortality; and a new grand Nprciacle is in preparation, to be called The Coronation. ^PlMNri NOVELTIES, at Si.iti.lfieltl, House, 3 1-2, Heniiella-slrcet, Covenl-garden.-HUBBARD and Co. (hie Hodges) have now on Sale their extensive SPRING �prodneli.Mi of SILKS, LACES, MUSLINS, and .SU.-VVVLS. Tiieir neiv Inventions for Morning and Evening Dress have .'iltnicleil the 1!lo^t leading Characters Rniong..it the jSubility I.) iiial-e extensive purchases. The New Crepe de Naples, Jmlia Mantiitis, and Spanish Dre8se�,are iitiiivaUed ; anti also the beantifol Patterns and brilliant Colours in Figured Lus. leriiigs, Sarsnels, Satins, and Gauzes, withTiiffelics, Lustres, Gros de Naples, Ducapcs, Angidas,&c. Ladies have the opporluiuiy at this House of selecting from on immense Stock every article of Dress requisite for Ihoir Wardrobe, however minute or extensive, at such well, known moderate Prices as to render every coinnieul unnecessary, for Ready Money only. r|^I]IS   DAY  TWO   PRIZES of jo.ooo/. M. 3 per Cenl. Consols must be Drawn, besides Ten or Tiidve other Capitals.   The Wheel conliiins 4 ...... Prizes of ...... �30,nOO 'i ...... Prizes of......    JO.OOO 4 ...... Prizes of......     1,000 &c. &c. forming in Money and Consols, 78 CAPITAL PRIZES. Warranted Undrawn Tickets and Shares are on Sale at the Old-established and Fortunate Offices of HAZARD and C.t. the Contractors, Royal Exchange-gate; S6, Cornhill; mid .32^1, Oxford-street, corner jof Swallow.street, London ; ai.'1h� Shared aiidSoUl in the Lunt [j)tlery Contract, 7,.'J70 a.id .fi,6JC, 20,000.'. each, and in a recent Lu'tlery All the Prizes of 30,000/ t!! HAZARD & Co. Shared and Sold FIVE of Ibe Capital Frizes drawn the First Day, 27tb April, TO SIRS. JOHNSON,  PROPRIETOR OF THE AMERICAN SOOTHING SYRUP, No. 94, Ni;%vmaii-8trtet, Oxford.street, London. T^Q A DA.VI -Haviiij/   experienced   the    blfRSftl ir-ii ellVcts of your Syrup on Iwo of my children, I beg .^Miu to insert the case of one, on whom it had the most ex-nKiordiiiary eOeets.   Aiyrhittl, tvlur is two years and a half ,.)lii, his been sufiijrioe: uuder every speries of dtdiility ever .��ii�e it WHS six luuiiii'is old. owing I� the extreme di�liculiy euilin!; Ik r t.elli, so iimeh so, that a total wasip of flesh I'lil ilisioriKji I.I ibrt juiiiis rendered the child incapable of ^:tilli� inuve.t �4ii.n]t a (iiHow, at the same liine having irt;i:3 on her l.'Ks to prevent their getting more distorter!; ".vhcii directed by Providence, I was recommended to apply lo you for the Syrup, which, after u.ing two or three days, my child appeared to receive fresh life and slrenglh, and hmvever singular it may appear, after using only one BoHle (if /ha Sfiriip, I was enabled ttj lake ibe irons from her legs, and shortly after she became perfectly restored.   Every iii-ifuiry as to the trgth of the above will be cheetCuIly an-swi red, by your most obedient Servant, K.I 0, Crown-court, Pirketl-slreel,        F. SEAOCR, Temple-bar, May 4, 1820.  . To be had of Ibe Proprietors, Joimson -anil Willipm�, No. 9�, Newmao-strret; and, by tlreirappointment, of all ilie Alediciue Vtiider�Su Town aud C"U"l>'y> �' 4a. 9d. per bottle. N.Ii-Mrs. Johnson relieves the >oor, as uspal, at *er house, evrrv Tuesday and Saturday mornpitC, ^om Nine till 'leu o'clock, by bringing a lelleir from � reiiliec'aWe Uousc ^ffpfr, tucirlify Ujat Ihey arc real ol>j�c(s (tf dtarjty. CONTRACTS FOR COALS AN 13 CANOI.fiS. CojI-MIfiSAIlIAT DrPiltT.MENT, TRF:AsunY- CiiAMiiF.us, May 15, 18211. UCH Persons as nre desirous of Conlrartinff with ihe Ariertt far Co'nmiimriat Sujijilis.^, to furnish for Twelve Monlhi, fnini the 25tb June next, such Quantities of Coals and Camlles as may from lime to time be required, for the under-raeiitioiird Harracks, may receive Varticulars of the Conlraris ini applyiii? at this ()(Bce be. Iween the Hours of Ten and Four ; to Deputy Commissary General Young, at Edinburgh; and to tlie respeitivr Barrack Masters in the Islands of Guernsiy. Jersey, anil Abler, ney, and deliver their Tendrrs xl this Office as follow, viz. Tenders for supplyine Coils, sealed" up, and maiked " Tender for Coals" iin-al Twelve o'CI-jck on Tuesday the 6th of June. Tenders for supplying Canilles, scaled up, and marked " Tender for Candles" until Twelve o"Clork on Thursday the 8lh of Juoe^ bnt.^io Proposal, either for'Coals or Candles, will be noticed, nnlcfs made on or annexed to a primted Particular, and the Prices insei^'led in ^^'of^ P' LengHt; ncir unless a Letler be subjoined losurb ProposiFj ftom TWo ' Persons of knowi4 Property,engaging (o become |inuud wit^ the PaHy tendering iii the Sum expressed in vlic Purticutard for the due Performance of the Contract, If Tenders nre sent by Post the Postage must be paid. Each of-tlie following Con ies to be tendered for separately, and all the Barracks in each of these Counties to be supplied under one Contr.irt, viz. Berks, Devon, Essex, Hants, Kent, Middlesex, Sussex,and the Isle of Wight. Separate Tenders and Contracts to be made and entered into for each of the Barracks at the following Places, viz. Brecon, Clicsler, Stockport, &c. Pendeiinis, Scilly, Truro, Carlisle, Dorchester, Weymouth, Sunderland, Slaplelon, ISle of iMau, Manchester, Blackburn, liuriiley, Bolton, &r. Old-bom, &c. Norwich,Yarmiinih, Newcastle-upoii-Tyne,Northampton, Nottingham, Milfonl, Taunton, Ipswich, Land, guard Fort, Croydon, Kew, Birniint^liain, Coventry, Hud-dersficld, Halifax, Hull, Slieiiiold, York, Leeds, aud Scar-borough. The Barracks in North Britain at which Newcastle or Sunderland Coals are used, to Im- te�i'iered for logelher; and the other Barracks in Niwili Britain at which Scutch Coals are used, to be in like manner teiidtied for aud supplied under one Contract. All the Barracks iu the three Islands of G.nernsey, Jei-sey, and Alderiiey, to be sopplied nmler one Contract. CENOTAPH 10 the MEVlOHY^ior her R..yal Highness the l.ale PRINCESS CHARLOrrE.-."Vs so threat an interest has been txciied upon this subject, and as the final erection of it in some public spot must be yet a woilc of lime. Mr. WYATT thinks that the EXHIBITION of the MONUMENTAL GROL'P will be gratifying to the Public; he therefore begs to inform tliein that it is NOW OPEN to their view, at 19, llen/ietta-street, Caveudis'b-srjuare.-Admittance, One Shilling." SUPERB SHAWLS.-The present tmprece-denled state of the .Market has enabled BROWN nhd Co. to purchase, for Cash, their Splendid SPRING COLLECTION of cnrious and very beautiful SHAWLS and SCARVES, at an astonishing reduction of price. Their Specimeas io .Anglo-C^c he mere are acknowledged by Foreigners lo be Ihe most correct imilalions of India l)ia( have hitherto j)eeu produred. They are now on Sale, from 45s. to 15 giiioeas earb (for Ready ftfoneyOiily^ at Bfowii and Co.'s, 15, Henrietta.street, Coveut.garden. This day are published, handsomely printed in Funr Vols 8vo. with a Portrait ami other Engravings, price U. 123 in boards, a New Edition of HHE M I SC E L L A N E O U S W O R KS of OLIVER GOLDSMITH, M.B. including an ORATORIO, now first printed from the Original, iu Dr. Goldsinilli's own hand-writing; to which is prefixed, some Account of his Life and Writings. Printed for F. C. aud J. Rivinglon ; Cadell aud Davies; Longman, Hurst, Recs, Orme, and Brown; J. Ciilhell; Scatcherd aud LctteriHiin; J. Olridge; W. Lowndes; John Richardson; J. M. Richardson; R. Schuley ; J. Asperne; Baldwin, Cradnck, and Joy; Ogle and Co.; Lloyd and Son; G. aud W. B. VVhitlaker; C. Taylor; J. Collingwood; and Simpkin and Marshall: aud Fairbuirn aud Anderson, Edin. burgh. MILNER'S WORKS, NEW EDITION.^. This day are published, in Eight large Volumes 8vo. price 41. IBs. in boards, with a Portrait and an Engraving of bis Monument, a new and uniform Edition of ^^HE WORKS, roiii()leie, (.f the l.ile Rev. JOSEPH Mll.NER, A.M. M.isler of the Grammar School, and afterwards Vicar of Ihe Holy Trinity Church in Kingston-upon-Hull; now lirst Collated nwd Edited Uy the late Rev. ISAAC MU.NF.R. D.D. F R S. Dtau of Carlisle, and President of Queen's College, Cambridge. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand.      This Edition comprehends the following Works,each of which may also be had separatelv, viz. 1. The HISTORY of the CHURCH of CHRIST (coo-tinncd, on the same plan, by the Dean of Carlisle), five volumes. 2. PRACTICAL SERMONS; lo which is pr.fixed, an Account of the Life anri Character cf the Author, by the Dean of Carlisle ; two volumes. 3. TRACTS and ESSAYS, Theological and Historical; ouevolume. WALKER'S PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, Complete in Octavo. This day is published, in one large volume octavo, without the smallest abridgment, price 14s. iu boardir, a new Edition of A  CRITICAL    PRONOUNCING    DIC- J:\  TIONARY, and Expositor of the English Language. By JOHN WALKER, Author of Elements of elocution, Rliyntiat; Dictionary, &c. Primed for T. Cadell aud W. Davies; LiiiigoiHu, Unist, Rees, Orme, aud Brown; J. Culliell ; Baldwin; Craduck �and Joy;   Slicrwood, Neely, aud Joijrs; J. llichardso'n ; Simpkin and Marshall: J. Booker; Harvey and Darton; and G.and W. B. Wbillaker. jt* In this volume the meaning of every word is clearly explained, and the sound of every syllable distinctly shewn ; and, where words are subject tu different pronunciations, the Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the reasons for each at large displayed, and the preferable pronunciation pointed out. As^bove jnay also be bad. New- Editions of all M.i-..Jp^feei's other VVoiks. This day is published, in three Urge volumes octavo, p'ice II. lis. 6d. in bpards, or in th ee vuluRies royal 8vu. price il. 2s. i� liuards, a New Edition, being the Fourhi, revised by Ihe Author, of rgnHE HISTORY "(ENGLAND, from ihe SL Accession of King George the Third, to the Conclusion of Pence in the Year 1783. By JOHN ADQLPHU.S, Esq. FSA. Printed for T. Cadell aud W. Davies, Strand; and W. Blackwood, Edinburgh.   � . ~ Of whom, may also be bad, by the tame Author,' The POLiriCAL STATE of the BRHISH E;�P.iaR; cqiitniniug a General -View of tlie Drnneslic andForeij,n Possessions u"f-tite Crown ; the Laws, Coinn>erce,;Revenneit, OliicKs; aud ollwr Etlablisliment*,-Civrl and Mililorf, in '/uur large voluotea Svo. price 3?. In boards. e.AST INDIA HOUSE, April 2C, 1820. THE COURT of DIRECTORS of the. UNITED COMPANY o/" MERCHANTS of ENGLAND, tratlint) io the EAST INDIES, da hereby gire mticc. That n QUARTERLY GENERAL COORT of the said COMPANY will beheld at their House in Lrarlcnball-street, c^i WEDNK.SDAV, the 2l8l June next, si EbvCn o'Cb.rk luthe Fmenoon, for the purpnse-of declaring a DlVl-DEND from Cliiintnias last to .Midsanimer next. Thol the Transfer Bonks of Ihe said Company's Slock will be SHUT on Tuesday, Ihe 6lR June next, at Three o'clock, aud OPENED again oU Tuesday, the 18lh July fcdiowing. - w  " -And that the Diri^lenrl Warranl9>f>n the sa'd Company's Slock, due on the 5ih July, will Ue jready lo be delivered on Thursday, the 6th July uexl. JOSEPiH DART, Serrrtpry. �  EAST INDIA HODSE, May 17, nnHE eOURT  oA^lilREGTORS of tti W'lmrfin^MTAilY o/!M�hCHANTS of ENG^ LANlr, fradiarf to the EASt-l!s'DIES, do hereby gire NoHr.e, . That the COMMITTEE of BUYING and ware; Houses win be mifly to receive Proposals in Writing, sealed up, on or before WEDNESDAY, the 14lb day of June riext, from such Persons as may be willing to siipply the Ciiu anv with a quantity of BRITISH HESSENS. .WROUGHT IRON NATLS, and PACKING BOPE and TVVINE : And thai the Conditions. of the Contracts may be seen oil applications to the Clerk to the said Committee, at his Office in this Hou�e, with whom the Proposals must be left before Eleven o'clock nf the said 14Ih June, 1820, after which hour the Cuuimitlee will not n-ceivenny Tender. JOSEPH DART, Secretary. EA.ST INDIA HOUSE, Mav 17, 1820. IHE COURT of DIRECTORS of rhe UNITED COMP.4NY o/" MERCHANTS ofEJUO-LAND, tradiag io the EAST INDIES, do hereby rjire Kotice, TliaL Ihe COMMITTEE of BUYING ami WAREHOUSES will be ready lo receive Proposals in writing, sealed up, on or before WEDNESDAY, the 28lli June, 18-20, from such, Persons as may be willing to supply the CuMipaiiy with PIG LEAD: And the Conditions of the Contract may be seen on application to the Clerk to the said Committee, with whom Ihe Proposals must be left before Eleven o'clock in the' Forenoon Of the said 2Hih of June, after which hour the Cominitlee will not receive any Tender.   � JOSEPH DART, Secretary. 'ibis day is published, price 2s. 6d. IHE FlF'rH PART (m. the atiihentlcitv of Ibe New Teslaraenl)of a COURSE of LECTURES, containing a Descripiion and systematic Arrangement of the several branches of DIVINITY, accompanied with an Account of the principal Authors, and of the Progress which has been made atAliffereut periods iu Tlieological Leariiint;. By HERBERT MARSH, D.D. F.R.S. and F.A.S. Lord Bishop of Peterborough, and Margaret Professor iu Divinity. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivinglon, St. Paul's Churchyard and Waterloo-place; soUlalso by Drigbtuns, 'Nicholsons, and Barrett, Cambridge; of whom may be had, by the same Author, 1. The THIRD PART of the same LECTURES (on Ihe Interpretation of Ihe Bible.)   Second Edition, Svo. 4s. 2. The FOURTH PART of Ihe same (on the Itilerpie-laiion �f Prophecv.) Second Edition, Svo.Ss. 6d. 3. A COMPARATIVE VIEW of the CHURCHES of ENGLAND and ROME. Second Edilion, with an Appendix, contniningsoine explanatory Notes; Svo. 8s. fid. 4. The THIRD EDITION of MlCHAELl'S INTRODUCTION lo the NEW TESTAMENT. Translated from the German, with Notes, G vols. Svo. 3/. 3s. couleniled by the Respondents tliat the deed of 1790 cxiliided his riglii, because that rici d miisl be revived^ if the death bed deed was &el aside. In answer In' this lie had ii> submit to ihe:r Lon'stirps that iliedeed of I79II could n.it revive, being txlin�nisliCd by llic deeds of l&03-aud 1804, fur thai ileed couiaiiieil a clause of leserva. lion to revoke or nittr. He would admit that in the deeds of 1803 and'1804 Ihe worif revoke was not to be found ; but It was nut necessary, ns Ihe alleratirm was provided for by Ihe oiiainal ileed ; Ihere wiis, therefore, an ample'jnnirr'tif revocnijon eiiher expressed or by im|dicaliou. Tlieworii revoke woubl be auSicieul for boib; but the word aWer put it out of all dispute, it being: expressly applicable tOJ^acit or-implted revocation; there was ihcrtfoienn express prbvLsioii in the deed of 179') that it should be void in case it^jras revoked. The distinction that he wished to bring Ihew Lord, ships' alleuliun to, us to Ibe deeds of 1803 and lS(Hj wan, that they revoked the deed of 1790, although no oilier pai^e of them could stand, and he was boroeout iu Ibii coptlnsioit-by ihe law of England, for iu the first volume of ftowe'i Abridgment, there was acasg where a pirson devised Certarn Upi]i>! ^> aiiollier, and afletwards he dev'iseU, them to tlie  f'poorof S;pai'i�K; tJi^ lalle^pjild^ool l^MiatVt�['ths^6nio. iqiualioB,.and Ibe. ftrsl was depiiy?iLli)^fte second^fceij'''**-There also was a cosiiwbere hnd in Ibe first inrtancc was devised to A, and aflerwalds lo B, and be bring a papist could not take, and A was excluded by the second devise. The Lord Chancellor iuterruplcd the Learned Counsel, and observed, that be was obliged to attend elsewhere; but that their Lordship.^ would hear his further slatenieut aud argument on Friday. Further coiisiideralion postponed. His Gracellie Duke of Rutland took the oaths and bis seat. Mr. Parbouse presented tlic Sixleenib Report of the Carna-lic (^umniissiouers. Mr. A. Taylor and scvtral other Members of (he Houce of Commons brought up the Stage Coach Regulation Bill, which was read a first time. Mr. Brogden brought up from Ihe House of Commons the South Sea Company,and the Iiish Stock Trauftr Bills, which were read a first lime. DIVORCE BILI, temple 1-. temple. Mr. Lee, from Ihc Consistnry Court, presented the proceedings and judgment of that Court in Ibis divorce case. The Bill was read a first time.-Adjourned. IMPERIAL PAIlLlAifJINT. HOUSE OF LORDS, Wed.nesday, May 17. APPEALS. THE QUEENSBERBY ESTATES. Their Lordships postponed giving their judgment in this imporlant case lo Friduy. LKDWii.r,, Appellant, grady, Respondent. This was an appeal from the decision of Ibe Judges of Ihe Court of Exclie  all claiins lliat be Ihe tenant in tail might have against him for exchange of lands, Jicc. f n Ibe year 1803, the same Noble Duke ejiecnted it deed conveying b\f unentailed estates in trust to'John Wancbope aud James D'uiirlas, for the payment of bis funeral expenses and debts, and fur.tile payioeuL of legacies that Iie'niighl'afterwar'ls direct by will or inemorauduin. On the 19lh of .March, 1804, the Noble Duke, a few hours before bis death, ext ruled a deerl purpiiitiug lo be one of iiisirucliojis lo bis trustees, under the deed of 1803, relative lo bis wish as lo ibe maiiuer in which bis personal and unentailed estates hIioiiUI be disposed tof after his dealli, by which the lilV-renfof the Duke's whole iineuiailetl properly was given lo Lady Essex and Lady Slary Kerr; but their Ladyships were luit sali.fied with the beijuesl, and determined lo re. (luce Ihe deeds ex Cfipiie Ificii, and lake,aa heirs at law of the teslatoi', which was coniirihed. by the Cnurl of Session iu .Scotland. After the death of the noble ieataior, William Duke of Roxburgh succeeded lo Ihe title and .Crttales, aud be died iu the month of October 1805, and after Uis decease the Noble Appellant instituted a suit fur bis succession lo the title and estates of Roxburgh, and was successful. The Ladies Ecsex and Mary Kerr bavitig^beeii successful in claiming the lauds lo heirs of lineei capite le'cti, tlie Noble Appellant wan advised lliat be, as heir of inrestUure, had a right to reduce Ihe death-bed deed of Dulte John, as they conveyed lauds deslined jty inveslitnre in tlie heirs entail of Roxburgh, and lie iustitiiled a Suit for that purpose in 4he Court of Session in Scotland, and l^urd. .A)low�y decided against him, froiin which judgment Ibe present appeal was brought..TbeLearn�||{C ir Lurd�bips' consideration was, wlirllier Ibe Noble Appellant bad Ibe right to reduce the cellletnrnt nf John Duke of Roxbu>gh in respect to tlic S'un^i destined lo bis Gr^cr-'s brii's iuentail.. U was n'ut.ilenied that Ibere were eerlain lauds in wJiicb the Appelliinl, as h^ir of eiUail, was heir of ilweslilnre, inor was itjdenivd that ii) heir of iu-� vealiiure, ibuuch not .heir.of line, lua^ reduce fei c(g)�e tecli, that is,.iSrif� jiMi;i�,,wliich tvaa admitlcd^by the Resiioud-euis. The claim of the Appellant wasitheo well founded in '-i^gard ,lo th� lauds dcailioedlo'-beic* iii eliiuil, bulH'Waa HOUSE OF CO.M.MONS, Wednesday, May 17. At about a quarter lo four o'clock the spe.v&er look the Chair, shortly after which Mr. FiNLAY brought in a Bill for Lighting the City of Glasgow with Gas Lights.-The Bill was read the firsMime. AGRICULTURAL DISTRE.SS. Mr. HoNYWOOD presented a Petition.from Ihe county of Warwick, in which Ihe Petitioners complained of Agricultural Distress, and prayed fur relief by a revision of the existing Corn Laws.-Read, and ordered to. lie upon ibe table. Mr. Dt/GDALE presented a similar Petiliun from the Inhabitants of ihe Western Division of Kent. We understood the Hon. Member to say, that the Petitioners were persons of considerable landed property, being.altogether the owners of 178,008 acrea io the county, and that Ibey prayed fur relief in the same manner as that which, bad been sug-gesled ib the last petition which lAd just been presented.- The petition was read, ordered*io lie upon the table^ aHiS to be prtnleil. Lord LOWTHER presented a PelilioH from Ibe Inhabitants of Kendal, of Windermere, and several districts in Westmorland, complaining of great agricultural distress, and praying for an inquiry into the state of the Corn Laws. The Petition was read, and ordered lo lie on Ibe table. S r J. SEBtilGiiT presented a Petition, signed by a very respectable body of Landholdrrs in the Western Division of Hertfordshire, complainini; of agricultural distress, and praying relief accordingly.-Read, and ordered to lie on the table. Mr. DiCKI.vson presented a similar Petition from several Occupiers of Laud iu Somersetshire.-Read, and ordered tu lie on Ihe lable. MARRIAGE AMEND.MENT ACT. The Bill for aniending the Marriage Act was read a second time, aud ordered to be committed on Friday. INSOLVENT DEBTOR.S' ACT. Lord Althorp brought in a Bill for Ihe relief of Insolvent Debtors.-Read the first time, lo be read a second on Wednesday next, antI ordered Id be printed. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. Sir G. \\ ARRE.NDF.R inoved. That the Order of the Day be read for the Hotise resnlviti(r itself into a Conitiiittee of Supplj', willi a view tu grant llie Vote of Seatum for the present year. Mr. TiERNEY suggested the propriety of some further time being allowed before a queslioti of so much importance was brought forward, especially as the House was at [iresent so thitily atletided, and as it had been arranged that no business of a private nature should be taken iiilo consideration after five o'clock. Sir G. VVarrender said, lliat he would not have brought forward this molioii so early, but thai the estimates which he was about to submit to Ihe House were not of such a nature as would be likely to give rise to any discussion or dilFcrence of opinion. The Speaker observed, that it was trud the House iiad determined that no business of a private nature should be iiurodut-ed after five o'clock, and that, as it-tniKht be found inconvenient inthe course of next week, as well as imaiediately after the holidays, if ihe House were to recur to its former regulation of ap|ioinling half-past four as the latest time for private business, he thought it would Ate more'conventetit if the Hon. Member were'tn posl-poiie Ills notice of motion uiilil live o'clock.^-[Hear, hear.)-It would be better to do so, especially as he understood that there now was buiiness of a private nature, which might engage the atlention of the House until there should be a fuller littendaiice of Hoir. Members. - f Hear, hear.) AGRICULTURAL DISTRESS. Lord G. Cavendish piesented a Petition froip several lindhidders jn Derbyshire, coon plaining of Hi^ricuttural diatreks, and praying for relief.-The Petition was read, and ordered lo be laid upon the lable. His Lordship also presentwl a Pelilioii from several debtors confined in Derby gaol, praying for relief.-Read and ordereil tu lie ''s reigu,.for reguluting-llie fees of Coroners in Ireland, under which great irregularities had cre|)t -iulo the practice of many of the Grand .Juries at .thetr Assizes.     Que of these irreguUfiiies aro^e ..from b igUght ambiguity jii ibe wording of the Aft, in which oiie of its clauses provided, that no 1 .ruer a sumi than forty giiineds >houl(l be presented for llie whole of s ich Cortmerit a! any one Ass'Zrs. I'IMie ineiiiiingoi tins, lo comiii'�n uni-ler!it�nfftiif;s, wai perfectly Intelligtble, but the (iiand ,iurf^. !i hid alluded lo chose to construe it a.<< r.ie:iiiie Grand Juries quoiej' lliit Act. n-f auilio uy   f, r , |ire�eiilii1g   sums   for   Surgeons  ailemiin; "sin'i iuquests,  whereas there  wai not one �vllal le ill the Act to justify such a proceeijing. Under ite�e errorK, for errnts he was bound lii^npp.i.e iktni i.. be, which had esca|>?d the notice bi.ili  of (ir^cd Jurorjund Judges, cbtrtiderable siiw)� of tiioney lia ! been ioiproperly levied.   As the i re>eiiuueiii!� i>r the first year bad not been yet J�i() befo're'llif Hoiise^he had not yet had an oppOrtunny "f e>-amiuiog them, &ivf in ftwuW yeiM^ he had ofiservrtj. lhat thtf irregularity pretalfed ii> many ctfiVrJ^fi^'V and in the only one whose preentn)e1l!^. f .r .".oui. nier  1819, and Lent 1820, he liml iieen, I,." oieaiir. the county in which he riiided (not the county-r.!' Sligo,) the (jraiid Juries presented fy,- ljuij, y^j,. po-es, at the Summer .-Viisizes, inci�' ihaii t"ice :is much jis is antliorized  by  law, m  ii,^ ] ,,5 Lent Assizes more lhaii lliree limrs ns iiuiih ; in-dee,d he believed, lhat, i'l >,ti iclin >s, u.i (jres-cMt-riifiil whatever ought lo I', .ye been iiinle under lliii Act, for though it g!l>'e aulhority to | ivseni, it  iy from wlieiic the tnotiey was lo Ue levied. 11 w.is for lliese ii'.isons lhat he moved fur leave t > brinj; in a 15:11 to repeal the Act in (jiieslino, lyith a view (if eiKioiing fiirther iPKnlutions mi ilu- -uiijrti, which iiiiL^iit put an end lu ihtse jobi, - Lei>ve given. PAlPER ClULDRt'^.N. Mr. nnoL'CilAM  gave iinlice, tiiHt shortly afier the Wiiilton luiluiavsan Honouratile l*'ntiid oi'ins wii iM  bring  fuiwaril a   I]ill  to iln uttu v w it li : .i^ difficnliies wliich prevent the rerauviug of piiuptr � children frnm Loiifloii to Devonshire. ftlr. J. Smith mid a ftw words in support of the propiiely of such a motion, imd expre-std a iii>U thai the subject of it w.-iulil be count cud with an inquiry into Ihe pom's rate. RANK OF ENGLAND. Mr. P. GnENFlihL moved, thai Cfrfuln pa)>Fr rluuiiy of saying a lew words respf-ciinj^ the Civil Lii-t, and in the first place he could not litlp expre,�siiig Ins regret that his iMajesty's Mini. |)ointcd Ministers had the presumplioi), without any further inquiry, to come and ask for a Civil List equal to that which was gi-utited ill I81G. He well retjtembered titer urguments used on that occasion for granting so very lirge a sum ; they were, lhat the lime wo;i!d come when the stale of the Civil List c.iuUV be prnperly inquired into ; lhat it probably would very souu arr rive, and that then the requisite retrenchments might he made; but now, forsooth, they were l�j|^ be rtferred lo certain documentu of IS 10, as ihe I grounds on which lo proceed, documents which (as we understood the Hon. Member.) had never beeu liiiily Ibid before the House. Ile for one had no liesitBlion in saying, lhat he Ibought ihe sum then granted too great even for tifat year, and far too much for this year, in which the Crown would be 25 per cent, better than in l^\G.-fiIe
                            

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