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   British Press (Newspaper) - June 8, 1820, London, Middlesex                                O,- JTIflO.iJId Number 5462. LONDON, THUKSDAY, JUNE 8, 1820. Price 7d. THEATIiE-ROYAU DrttHlY-LAtiE. mniS EVENING, THURSDAY, J..ne 8, _ZL    liis Majfsly's Servants will perform, tlie Comeily of WILD OATH; , OR, THE STROLUiN'G GENTLfeMEN. Sii Geiirpe Thuiiiler, Mr. Dowloit; tjover, Mr. Ellislo'n ; Har.y Tli.iniler, Mr. Penlpyj Baiik�,.Mr. Powell: Ji.tiii Dory. Mr. Gil Hit'; Farmer Ganujioii, Mr. Meredith ; Lnm)'), Mr. Kftley; Epliriiim Smonik, Mr. MtiDden; Siin, Mr. Knisrlil. I.uily Aniaraiitli, .Mrs. \V. West; Amelia, Mrs. KiiitUi; .lane, Mrs. Orgrr. Ai'ltr which (81I1 lime at ihiB Theatre), an ExIraVaganJa, called GIOVANNI IN LONDON. Don Giovanni. Mailame Vrslris; Lepnrello, Mr. FTarley ; Mr. Floreiiliiii Fiuirkin, Mr. Bnrnanl; Mr. Deputy English, IMr. Gallie; Drainemdry. Mr. Buiffr. Mrs. Leporeilo, Miss PciVfV ; MisR CuiulunliK Quixoll"-, Mis^i Carew ; Mrs. Eug-li.'li, i\iis.s Cuhill ; Mrs. Drauiemdry, Mrs. Harluwe. Tlie Box Office will be open from Eleven till Five o'clock - Places to he taken tif Mr. Kodwell, Box Book-keeptr. 'romorrow,. Speed the Pluugh,.with Giuvonul in Loadou. �rllJi'ATllF.nf>YAL,COVRKT-aARBt:N. UllS EVENING. THURSDAY, Jui.e 8, will be aeted, V>\\t time, a new Musical Drama, called THE ANTIQUARY. Jonathan Oldhnck, Mr. Lislon ; Caxon, Mr. BInnchard; I.ovfl, Mr. Dnruset; Sir Arthur \yardour, Mr. Chapman; 'Edie Oclitlire, Mr. Emery; Lord GlenalIan. Mr.Connor; Hector M'lidyre. Mr. AOhpfl. Miss Isabella Wardour, Miss Sic;ihen9; Miss Maria M'fnlyre, Mrs. Bishop; Miss G'iselda Oldbiirk, M'r9.'DaVenporl J Elspelh of the Crait;. liuinruot. .^Irs. TaurU. A'.wr xbicli, liH) lime, a new .Scotch Romance, in two acts, Calliil THE r.ATTLF, OF 130THWELL BRIGG. Li)rd Evanil'�le, Mr. Unrnset; Col. Claverhouse, Mr. Con-n.ir ; M/'jiir llt'llenden, Mr. DIanchavd ; Serjeant Bolhwell, l\'r. Ciinier ; Hrniy'Morlun, Mr. Abbult; Gndyill, Mr. *'b;tpM�.'m ;� ('oHdie Heddri*, Mr. Emery. Lady Margaret litUeiidni, Mrs Davenport; Edilli, Aliss M. Tree; Jenny D.nnisoii, Mis. T. Hill. CiivonHulrrs-John Balfour, Mr. Farley : Mause Hedp'rig, ^Iis Ciiiiitnr. HdX'S 7s ; .�Sppond Price 3s. 6d. -Pit 3�. 6.1.; Secmid Vrif,.' ^i.- Luwei- (Jallt'ry -s.; Second Price Is.-Upper Oal-lff>' is.; Seconti Price 6d. BRITISH GAI.r.ERY, pAliJ-mall. 1-^HIS OAI t.riKY. will) U.I EXHIBITION of PORTRAITS of distiiig.ii.ihcd Persons in the History and Literature of the Urjiced Kinjrdntn. LS opkn' DAILY from Ten in the Morning till Five in "the Evening.. (By Order)   . JOHN YOUNG, Keeper. Admi.ssion, Is.-Catalogues, Is.- Despriplive ditto. 'Uf. east INDIA HOUSE, May .30, 18-20. npvm couirr or directors of th^ "H UNITED CO.AIPANY of MRRCHANI'S nf ENGLAND, trading to lha EAST INDIES, xio he.Taby give Nulfce, That a GENERAL COURT of the said COMPANY will be held ;ii their House in Leadeolnll-stieet on FRIDAY, the 9lh of Juni-, from Nine o'Clnrk in the BTorninj nnlil Six in the Eviniiig, for llic ELECTION "f ft DIRECTOR of IhesHul CO.Ml'ANY, in ibe room of Sir �John JacliSOB, Bail, deceased. JOSEPH DART, Secretary. -AHE GAMING CALE.NDAR.  &c.-By SeV.VIOUR HARCOURT, e-q. Price 5s. will he ready at Twu o'clock THIS DAY.   Ap-plicnliuii Toixwt he iatiDcftials i^ifjUitsi agaiost-idisn'tipoiirl. mrot. f 'Printed for J. J.Slofkdale, 41, Pall-mall. Also, with Prints^ new Ediiion, price is. Od. NECKCLOTrilTANlA ;  an Dsaay on Sl^rchers and Collars.   BvOneof the Clolh. pioceediiii' oujlit In bf .H(^opterJ, Tjijs I now re-ipeat, uiiiJ I /urlher wisli it to.be diftiiicilj-understood, that there is. not a man in itie ^Mouse wiio would be more uriwilliii;; tJuii I ^lioijdl be to (iroceed iilti-inaiely to Hiiv measures  { svyealy ngainst �my In- hive, the ^l^o.wer of rqriiiiii^mi opiiiiini u  such individual 1 inontlis to eSii'iiiTiie tlWi S'oliiecl      There uiidoiihl- R.   BRAHAATS NIGHT at   DRURY- I?i   LAKE THEATRE will lake plare on THURSDAY the -i-^l luVi. whrii Ibe OHfra of THE "ENGLISH FLEET il! In-pel firnif-d (f.ir llie f.rst iiine on thiise hoHids), with a vari.ivo'l oilier MUSJICAL feNTERTAIN.MENTS. BOOKS AND STATIONERY rby Order of the Asii^iees) TO BE. SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. SAUNDERi.        .  . At his Great Room, Nu. 39,  Fleet.street,   THIS  DAY, THURSDAY, June 8, and Two followins D.iys, at Half-past Twelve o'clock prcrisely, rM'^HE  BOUND and   liOARDED STOCK JL of .Mr. JOHN MILLER, removed from the Burling, ton Arcade, Piccadilly; cuiiuiiiiiig the most popular Publications in lllslory, Voyages and Travels, Aiiliqnii ies. liie Drama, and General Liter;iiure, iiicliidiiig Handel's V.ical VVoiks, compleie; Lysoiis's Mo-iiia Britannia and Environs of London; Moore's Irish Melodies; 17fi Copies of Kelsall's Phantasm of an University, wiih 24 Coi>per PUles; ICD Reams of coloured: Paper, pariiriilaily adapted for Buok-biiidiiig j Pens, Quills, VVriliiij; and other P.ipers, fancy Stationery, &c. &c. To be viewed, aad Catalogues Ii.id of Messrs. Allen and Co. Sidicilurs, Carlisle-street, Subn-siiuare ; and at the Auc-"tioneer's Office, No. 39, Fleol-sU (el. -/.UP ElilAL PAUL IA ME IS T. MR. MATHEWS A'r.HOMt. I A *^^>Ie tlirit the TUP. TRIP to PARIS, and LA DILtGENCE, uln.ntd tieONCE MOR'E performed en MONDAY >EXT, Ju'u- 1-2. SURREY THEATRE. '"H^ni^ EVENING. THURSDAY, .Iiine 8, a will be performed (9th lime), an entirely new Meli... ilraniiUic Romance, founded oil Dr. Percy's celebj^ated Tale, rallc.l EDDA; Or, THE HERMIT OF W.ARKVVORTH. Earl O-^rick, Mr. Biugoiigh; the Hermi't of\VarkWortlr, Ml. Clift'.iid; Eilwy, Mr. Watkins; MaH-olm, IMr. Payne, who w;ll iiilrodnce the popular Scotch song of Scots w ha li^.p �i' \>allare bled;" Robert, Mr. Soils. Edda, Miss 'r^ylin ; Isabel, Mrs. Horn. After irliicb, the Comic Riirleda of THE DUKE AND. THE DEVI1, Tu coiirhido wilh the revivid popiilai- serious Melo-drame, ill two Acts,called THE INVISIBLE WITNESS; (IR. THE CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, ijiinnevai, Mr. Cliflord ; Eugene, Mr. Watkins ; Grimaldi, Ml. lliiMiuy;  Dubois, Mr. Adiock; Armand^ Mr. Ben. -ji i�U, J.iome, !\lr. Fitzwilliam.   Ernestine, Miss Taylor. Ill iiuirow, Edda, wilh Don Giovanni and the Knight of Ri.i.d.s. Itii .Miiiiiiay next will fee produwd, a new Romantic Co^ Icdiiiii-.n Roaiance, itnder tlie t-itle of Old .Mortality. A lie" Easiern Coraic Spectacle will be produced on Mon-d:iy. 111.- U'lh iiist. EXPIRES NEXT TUESDAY. BISH, of the Oid State Lottery Offices, M. c No. 4, Coriihill, and 9, Cliaring.cross, respectfuHy ari|ii,niuls his best Friends, ihe Public, that all ihoseTic-kels aii.J Shoes which be or his Agents sold between IStb May iiiid Itit June, the purchasers may receive back ibelr money, if jjieseiited on or before NEXT TUESDAY, 13lh Instan*; but if not hronghl in and the money claimed uu  r hefiire ilial day, they cannot receive it after, but must keep their '1 ickets or Sliaies if afterwards drawn Blank or Prize, or, ill tact, if previously drawn ; it therefore is particularly incum-tieii'l on-e^^er^' person who baa not examined bis numbers to ~do so immediately, for after the 13th ail the advantage 'ce^.ises. The Lottery finishes Drawing on the 23.1 instant, on ivhich day the Fonr Slock Prizes of 30,000/. and the 58 other Capitals must be drawn. (There are 12,000 Tickets to draw.) Warranted undrawn Tickets and Shares are selling by EISH, 4, Cornbill, and 9, Cfaaring-crosa, and by bis Agents in Ibe Country. Various apparent inducements have been held oul nt different periods of-Ibis Lottery, but Ibe euslomers al BISH'S tXKees may rest assured they have had and will have every advantage the Scheme may be said to possess, atlliongb J51SH is not the Contractor, ixat bis Auy. concern i|i the Lottery or management. THE LAST DAY. '     ~ ALL MO-ST BE DRAWM C1ARR0LL, the Coiilracior, bet;* *� iin^jreiis -' ppon the Public, that the annaU of iMUetiet uki not furnish aiiolher instance as Ihe present .GRAND STATE OF THE WHEEL. ONLY ONE DAY TO DRAW. 'HOUSE OF LORDS, Wednesday, June 7. .4 4 4 A 10 36 Prizes of Prizes of Prizes of Prizes of Prizes of Prizes of .�30,000 . �1,009 ... �500 ... �409 .... �309 �20ff,�108 ice. &c. Money and Consols, and ALL IN ONE DAY, FRIDAY, 23d THIS atOIUTH,; When Ibe Lottery .fiuishes. . indrawn Tic|(els�nd Shares arc sellins.at.CAR.Rp'-L^ Offices, 19, Cornlyll, and 28, Oxforisireel, London, and at all Ilia Agents ill Ihe.CouDtry. OARROLL Shared android, in the hst few Months- 2.387........�30,000 706 ........   21,000 7,003 2,936 �5,900 &c..&.cr .    WRITS OF ERROR. jes90n and others, F/dinliJf's in Rrror, v. doe, oil the demise o/'WiiiGnT, Mr. Jervis and Mr. Sngden, Counsel for the PlatutilTs, were heard.- Further argitiiieni puslponed, ROWl^ r. YOUNG. The Lord CHlJiCELi.oii having desired the assistance of Ihe twelve Judges in tjiis wiil of error, the Learned .fudges . allended at one o'clock. The |>otnt in dispute is, whether a bill of Exchange, nihde payable at Ihe bankiiig-hnose of Sir Jphn Perring, nut being presented on the il.iy it became due, exonerated the aLCe\iior from all li.tbilily. The J.^idges uf the Court of Cnminon Pleas held il did. On its being brought before the Cyui-t of King's Ueiwii. the Jnilges there, in Lord Ellen-burough's lime, held il did mii, as the making it payable at the hanking house was ii anit iiau the c.iuse of jirtiVrce be advaiiCetlif* to' these Loril's gome four or edly (lave li'ee'ii a variety of o'cca(.ioiis iu'which Secret .Conimitteei liave been employed, when .certain peculiar coiisiderations rendered  sUrli a mode of proceedin.g necessary, ttn'd. when I^arliument. for the avoidance of one evil ((.tupped to another of Sonie-��hat   less  inaguittjije-^for   a Secret Committee is ill  itself aii   evil.-(Hear,   bear.)-But   not oae of ihose.  ronsiderttlTuiis applies to the present case.    Secret Comiiiittees   have  been ein-|)loyed,when (oiispii'ui:Me8 have come to the know-letlge of tlie Qovernlnent, anil it might not be advisable for the ptihlic service to-let the circumstance's of the ciise uiid the names of the conspirators transpire.   Secret Cotiimitteej" liave- been employed when thei cases refetred to individual^ witioiii^ it might' iiot be eSpedieiit'^o'apprise of tlieir 'beirig placed in a state of accnsatioii.   They have iilsu been employed with regard to the affairs of Foreign Stales, in cases involving thi; iiaiioual characlt'r or policy.    Bnt does any one of tlieS'e coiipiderations apply to the firesent tase, as being tiecessnry to conceal either the nadies of persons, the character, or the situation of the witne8.se8 ?   If the concealment of the circumstances alone were the object of the present course, this might be attained merely by excluding strangers from below your bar; tJhd you would thereby prevent the means of publicity. Even from  free from the possibility of stain or reproach. V'oOrr l.,oi-iU1iipS oug4it also to'coti.sider, that this-feelings, of the public are upon this subject' eiireiriely irritable; and how much tnust they be increased, if, in a matter so deeply iiileresling, recourse be had to any extraordinary or inconsistent course of proceeding.'  The Noble Marquis briefly recapitulated his arguments, and sat down aniidst cheers froth the Noble Lords around him. Tlie Earl of Li'vEapOOL then rose, atid said-^ I rise, ray Lords, under considerable difficulties, because', frorti the peculiar circuiiWtances of this case, I feel myself precluded from entering into a full explanation of the motives that induced his Majesty's Ministers to pursue the course 1 have now suggested. 1 trust, however, that without going into that part of the subject, I shall be able to give a full and satisfactory answer lo the objections that have been made by the Noble Marquis. But first, 1 mint excuse myself to your Lordships for not pursuing the course which the Noble Marquis, and perhaps oilier Noble Lords, think 1 ought to have followed. But if it be fitting at all to refer tliese papers to a Committee, "it would have been most improper for me to suggest what I might tliltik ought to be the Report of that Committee, and the mode (jf proceeding which should be ultiiaately adopted. BtitI come now to the rno're substantial and important objection, which is, that as a similar Message-has beeti sent to the House of Commons, an impeachment might be ordered by that House, apd your Lordships ih'iight, in that event, have to"" perform the judicial duty of hearing and determining this impeachment. Such, I believe, was the Noble Marquis's ubjecllon. I feel au extreme difficulty in treating this subject, because to make myself intelligible, 1 must assume tlve existence of guilt, where such an assumption ought' l-lie'feast to be admitted ; but T niiist be liio'at distinctly'uuder-stood tu speak hypothetically in whatever instance I may seem to impute actual criitjinaliiy to her Majesty.- Hear, Zi'ehr.'j-I have no di^cultyio saying that if the circumsfahces of the c^se warranted the conclusion, I should iiot only a^ree with the^oble Marquis, but even go farther,/ar - had jhere been emdence of high ireasan, I should not have reconi-mended the referring of the subject eveii to the H,ouse of Commons. The Law Officer* of the CrottTi;, in " such a case, ought to proceed against the. Ooeeu, in due course of law, and such, in my opinion would he the oiily fit course 'to adopt. But siippohiiig ihil her Mn^ jesty the Queen had been giiilly of ttie act of difol-tery in a joreign coahlr;/, and that this could be proved by evidence superior to the possibility of doubt, it yet woald riot, as I have been arivisedibe considered high treason by the laws of this tountry> and was Hot cognizable by anv English triblii>al. By the statute of'l5d?'aid Ilh'lo violate the wife of thi; King\ o*^ nC the Heir 'Apparent to the Crown, or of 'the King's eldest'di�5<;!lfer, is declared io be high treason  bill ifce act is si-, lent respecting Che criiiiiimlity of the fealale in either of these case*. It does no'l literally make the fact high treasitu in feumles; but by the uiiifprin decisiouti of tbb Courts of Law; all -jjarties to an But of treason Sre hiild to be principal* i� the Una* "Oiir-aiid upon tjife principle of tW. rule iWwrfe of tive^ or i'lX iJHitrjar be nlJe'jj wht*^ cannot jjiossibly 1 the.King, or .of thfe JteirApuireiat^ eonjeftting fit. pn act of adultery, which in the person comraiuing the violation is by the statute high treason, is declared to be alio guilty of liigli tttason.   Biitjiilp-pose that the crime has been cotninitted a'orond, and thai the.perpetrator is the suhjecl of a foreigij power, owing no allegiance to this. Gnvernme;titt such person cannot be considered auiei.a ble to the laws of lilts country, anil consequently cannot be belli gi'iilly  each'ment.   A Learned Lord opposite, as I underalatid, once suggesieir the propriety of making adullery an indiciable' ftsent question.   Upon what possible groiind then can an iiiipea'chtneiit be broui;ht ? If the opinion 1 have stated be not correctly formed, I must agree with the Noble Marcjuis, but T'thiiik I have shewn "that the (axce. of his objection is founded " in error, sod that no 'ri:roedy can be lipplied to this case except through the raediUm of the Legislature. Ill a Case so anomalous and so important where ii� precedent can be found lufly to apply, I think it safest and best lo refer the iniitter at oiice tj a Secret Cuijimittee, thali that Ministers sho'uM co'mii down, and', without any previous inquiry, propose a Bill uf pains and penalties, or any other coni-'e which they ipight approve,   lu all former cases t.f paiiiii and penalties, the Bill.1 ongiiialeil in Secret Coinmiitije.s, and even if such a Bill we're sent uj from the other House I'iJV yuiit- toucuVrencr, yOnr Lordships have yet thought il expedienl tu propot� a Secret Ciiinniittee to examine the evidence on which It was founded.   The Noble iMai'quis says, thai, the Ministers inust Icnow their own intcntion.s, and b'eViig fully acquainted with all the circumstance's of the case-, must be better qualified tliaii a. Committee lb Suggest the best mode of proceeding. Tliis Blight be saiil in every case, and more especially in case's affe'itjiig conspiracies against the Stale, ih which tlie Ministers were generally ac-quanted witb much more than they cuiild deem ic expedient to make known, even lo a Secret Committee, and if in siich cases the House would so act, why should it hesitate to pursue u similar course in tlie present instance ? Besides, what mode of pro'cecdjng can be more delicate or ruspeclfut than lo submit the matter Xa t) Secret Cointnittee, leaving it to such Cuiliiinittei: to suggest whatever mode iniglit be ultioiaiely adopted ? Lord Holland remarked, that ihe Noble Earl had wasted most of his time in admitting the force of the objections made by his Noble Friend, The Noble Earl said, that upon this point ije hud received legal opinions of high estimation, but of this the House could know nothing, nor of the probable cdnteills of the papers recommended lo their consideValion ; but litis they knew, that^ the King had been advised to 6end a cotnmunicatioi) to Par� liament, and that &t this very moment the great inquest of the nation, was engageds. in tdiscuasint; the proper means of exainiuing it. How was ic possible for the Hotise to know what cotirse of ptoceeding the Committee of the Hdiiaii of Commons would suggest ; or how presume, from the nature of evidence which' had not been opened, that an injpeiiclmient would ijot be recoiomencled ? He could not agree with the Noble Earl, that in the  rd tliea.rommenteiJ ^jion tlie nliVlike the .^fieopie of ,U�� 'couiitry ever-^^jiiHCetl-JtowuriJs Sircret Coiuiniliefs,.vylnch i�4aso #trjo1ig, ttmt-fuitbeir niiuds a Se?'i^t Cooatnittee ami � grertt-bag �. weT� always B��hcifii*tl w>'(tl�- the ideas of injuniee^Thfn! now "jijli^flKjJ vi�on .tHi? SQlyei^t ji-ijarSfiiji^^      aii^ great,   

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