British Press, August 25, 1820

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August 25, 1820

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British Press (Newspaper) - August 25, 1820, London, Middlesex ^^^^^ OiuA^ER 5529* LONi>o]ug;^^^^^ 25, is^o:. Pkicb 7d. THKATRE.ROyAE^ VHpVyL/IVB. Agreeably to tlie Tdrmer AdVer1Ueme6t, ihii tlicatrc is how' 0)1611 for tlie,Uit jtcrfurmanceB of Mr. Kean, berore,liis (wsilive (iepirfui^ for America. : , T0.MORR,Q\y.,,SAT0aDAy. AuRurt. 26, his Majesty^ jS(H*^Dl� will pelrform Shakipea^i's Tra. ceJy of _ i > > v, HAMLET. ClaiiHius, KinK ofDenmarIc, Mr.PoWell vHiiinl^t, Mr. K.ail; PiilonTmi'Mr-aiiiddeo5 Laerieai iMr; ieSritb ^ Ho. iMio, Mr.Thom|J�oiii; Gboslof HamletV'Fdther, Mr. Pn|>e^ OVririiJr, Queen of Denoiarb, Mrs. Egertua; Ophelia, Mias Ciibilt. � .1 ! ifiiirtiii.i ����^Pir, 3s.>: 6di Second Price, 2s.-LuMrer Gallery, 2s. Second Price, Is.-^^'Upper G�llery,-.^li; Second �ricei,-6d.' v' : The rDbd^s trill lie opened �f Half-past Six 'b'Glock, and the.�eif�iniohcraoif!eacb'Evenini;coiBti\enbe^'t.Seveni' "� The RoxolBcie will he opened from Ten o'Clock uiitil FlTe^ ' fc�:;Tlie Fi^eList caiiiiot'be'exleHded Ihese'Pcrforni. iHirrSjUie.l'oblib'Pi'i^salways exeepleilr - 'V' , N B.-The Public are respeclfnlly informed; that IliesC Gardens will closefur ibe Season on Wediiesday,3n(;ost 00. On Mon inday will be published, with Cots, price Sixpence, ON M1 RieOROO !" or, a Crbss-Exu- I'' iniiiatiiin ExtraoMinary ; henig a; free Parody oi? i late Exlrairtdtiiary Sketdi,^ .. .called.. ;.  -r;' - .. PATENT SEASONS. � � ; (,Previou�'to';wbicU.'an Address, in Ibe-cbarsCter of the Comic Muse,.willJ>ei8poken;byrMis3'Kelly.).- Mr. ,Driir,:Mr.,iIarley 5 .Geoffily Mufliucap;; Mr.Wilkin-sun ;,Count>;Beliiio,' Hr..Pearroail;. Garriok, Mr.' Wrench; Thalia, Mr8S;Keily; Melpomene, Miss Love.; Polly,' Miss Carew.. . -,� To couclode- with ap Apology tor a Procession, and'-a Grand Finale, by all the cbBracLers. of .the English Opera^ house. ,: . v-v,,^. ; ; � � � To whi^h will be. added, I4tb time, -a hew Romantic Melodrama, in three parlnV founded oir Ihe'celebrated Tale called ' THE VAMPIRK; � Or, THE BRIDE OF THE ISLES. Characters'in the inli'aductory Vision^Tlie Vampire,,Mri T. P. Cooke; Lady Maigar�l,-Mr8. WiSi Cbryterley^Oitda, Miss Lore;'Arielj'Misei'Worgman.' . �' Characters in the Drtima-i^Rolhvenv Mr. T; P. Cooke i Bonaldj'Mr. Bariley; Kpbertj Mr.'Pearbian; McSwillj Mr. Harley. Lady Margaret, Mrs. W^'S.Clialterlcy; Bridget, Mrs.Grofe; EffiejAlias Carew. . To' cbiicldde S�iVb-tIie populSr Operetta, called THE RENDBZVOUS� Itbth a litile damaged,^and.of no use but 10 the Wbbevcr^ill briiig; ifiem tb Hie Piibrisheri lii tin restored to the Siglibi-'s disco'nsolate'Muthpr, Mrs. shall be rewarded witli aj" Now rtjtM^ .' IAST,, MONDAY'S OBSEKFRtC M te. i;:printipd,�nd;on^le, for'SETES''FBNCG, at (be:Office iu.l|ieSlrand.t The: OBSERVER of Sunday and Slouday pext will be Two Sheets.. The Mouday Evening Edition is Ibe most preferable for Readers in lite Country, and pairli-' cnlarly-so for Persons residiiie^No. 19,313,10,0001.-with many mtoor Capitals'of 6001^ .SfliOf., &c.; and by the Agents In the tMuMr>?,orwihira SebemesjwitK fall particulars,%iay'bc bad'gratii;J- TBISH; foVe Contractor for/the Lottery, begs 9 ,lb;reiurii his sincere thanks to his Filends in the jl�^;|b^ ti^^^^^ ^ail been used lb preVeiiV'the wittjesa^t'i^ho.^had been -exaiHiued from copunnnica.ljng with those;wljo.fia(|,iibt been examined^ as he considrred sr(isilib�mt>Wr:submit^ dld^nof wish to reuew di?cn?�ioiV; pn any �iU>jefil:4afti)�dyr4ecid upon by,'';i>ut,;li�iwa9. ^Dxioustu know f0m their Lordships, if tbe jioint which he;li^,lo submit bad been decided: by,tbeir-,Lo(dsbip8-lit any.otlier case ;:inthe.casc:be. furejhe House it had bbt^beeo laentibned; much less argued upon.^ He woiildjuot at{8 Ip^tbe point of jaw. If a witness believed in no jGod, aud ' badi.na.VMefjn .a future slate,; be no. witness. .'.'Mr. Williams, was ready to ailmit'that, aud he would ac. cedc.tha^ up such question cenlil.bepiitr-rbut he maintained iliatj,supposing, the witnessrtp,|bea;Romnn Catholic, they Iiad aVight iu inquire of him,v if ill ,the form of swearing and of law in bis own country, there^ were not particular forms or, ceremonies which be deeqied essential tu Ibe sane, lily and binding of an oalh. If tli.ere were such ceremonies, and they were tube'left out id. swearing bim, i.h'e witness would be in the same coHditipn as tbeGentoo or Mahometan, lo wliose^cases, he had referred, supposing tliem lo have been s.worn by ihefortns of the Cbristian ^aitb without the bond which Jlieir owji religion imposed for the same purpose. He wished to ask .tlie Witness if there were" any forms wanting in tbe oath which'he had just taken which would be used in his own,on a like occasion, and which he deemed necessary to binding bis conseieuce. He did not question Ibe vei'acily of the witness, but he wished lo know if he had, in the language of the Judges to whose'decision be had referred, been " most solemnly sworn, and by that rereiuony which be.admitted'to be most binding on his conscience." Mr. Brongliam,referred to the case in Cooper which bad been adduced, aud~to a decisieii of Lord Mansfield, in ed, ail Ihii witoeises whuin^be had ever Been, exaipiued m p9Hr^"f Justice bad iKert'exaiiiineil'iiiipro^^^ EarlGrty maile Pmiiir/aing^rieralieu in Ibe^Mement of bi� question. TheJudgeaconsiilleiitf iew'ninliles. - The.Lord Cfiancellor ibcD read ibe .qnr*tioa in (be form ">,."'l".i( was l� be submitlrit to ihe Judgtt, wbich were, if,any witness produced'iri the Courts belbw rbiild be asked irtbeoaibadnilui^trrij^ro'iiim would he binding bu his conscience^ and also 4f he knew of any other mode of ifwear-inig wbichbe might ttiiiik more binding Lard Erskiiie made a few observaiiuns The *arl of Liverpool and the L .'.'ri Ufter 'lie,comeilyV,Mrsi..Mardyn ,jyill ;rerite;,'S;Bucl�SMve at ye ailiii Ibe character of Sir Harjy Wildalttj,and M J. Rus8ta�ill aing,Maestro yas: a�i 0*er8�inBer.r t .Afleri ii hecbmesncmiary to give a man a fictilions rejiulatioii, ..... aud Ip achieve fice- nose on the .IJifft/ic.by ibis a-'sfrupn.,, I, wilLcall b-.- naine ,oa those iiersons'whb'l know are in both us-y* as sutecrilierp brbolster %.falUnp,nam(^ with the Public; and Ip; at-hi "lliis oiijeil.'-'Mr.'iilsil has clearly shewn that,he Will sprri 'i'riitli, Honbur, and Justice; b.it if lie oirtrs agHin/o General________________ lold!a,flatieriug la"le.?VL -.ji:iv rsv! Toii>Mi|aei^itii-tbbt aiiiiff (i^y^^twJse'^ -��'�'^'i!-.:?'^-.;'?fo-'iMu4icSliFii'fe*bf''*;^-'''j"^ Jenimy�i9^8;(�ftffiiris,=boa^^r^ Joii^s, ,m^wbirt^iie^^jli hi,;ii^i;ii,. the P.nbtic JvilLjpdgeof'wbat reliance outjht lo be: placed pitlllie/ru/A ,irjej-p!ipurebasedifor iiearty.NlNETEEH iTitoiUjANO i?ouNi>S;: fmilbam ibe^ last Lottery. �' ' Therefl"i;eH,4p(lvinore;.Tickels) in,- the- prCsehtiGontrict, for which t.heSctieiae will be niade. as-;Soiiji,as.'ttiis|ii>, ?peeseul;^ithei45nWic i'wjttiiAt' .BBiTrER SCHEME IN A FEW DA�S{vizw^terthe;3illh^ogust), hut if;hgddeB4iot,riisrdemerjt8. shall be clearlyipcpoiBi to .�PobliC'Viewi'%�.- 1' f-'-'i'"  .vr'^..-;Hi.-!J.> �,ft.i's>'Hr-.>S,'-.i,=Ui�-'-''": � 1 ant the Public's obedient-andjoblisediSeryBnt, .ji, aI9,.�oKHiitL^--. ''t^"^ . 3&OXFOui>;gTUj:ET, Conftactor for the tottery jristendtd., jusl---------------,----------------- which he referred to that case. Lord Mansfield's words were, " On principles of cpmmoii law lib particular form is lircessiiry to ilie taking of-uiibaih'; but as the purpose of an oalb is lo biiiil t hecoiitcieiicebf tlie witness, every man should be sworn by I lint form which he .thinks .will bind his con-Science the ino'M.'''"'A Chiu^se had been swoin at the Old Bailey a few years aeb: a siia'i-'er'was lield up before him, and tlieu broken in his,presence, the priest, or the witness, he ilii) aoi recblte'ct Ay.hicb, pronouiiCing some form of word3,'aud the witness was coi'i'sidereil as being duly kworn. Suppose an Eoglisltpian in China sworn by l|iis form-a saucer liHd op alid ^broken be/ore bini, woold it be considered lhal because, ool of 'r'esiiect'to' ih.e forms of justice iu tliat (Ountry,'or soine other'lublive of ;cburlesy, he had coii-forraed to their cerempiiy,, that he.was therefore duly bound ilie same aii if be'liad sworn aiicprdipg t'b'that sacramenI and tiMise'religiolis asso'ciatibns which' the faith of his^couuiry iiiipOsed oii biS'iiiiiid? The I-ord Chaiicellnr ^sked, if the Counsel would he so good a^' to Inform'tbeHonse what question it was which they wished to be put. Mr. Wiiliiims saiti, that the first qiiestion be would have tbe i*itness'tb'aU�wer whs; li^d hc'everheeii called as a wit-liew iiiaCoiVft of Justice'in-His own-";Cniii)lry? The Lordnti he cuuld.iiot.he bsked quesliobsasi to what was done iu Courts of Justice'in tiisowiicOoulry.,-;'' -, ,Lp,td- Erski^e.saidjthat: the';bnly qttestion,,whicb .coujd be pijl, tp :tb,e lyilness,, was,; whet.be>-,.be;-quusidered tlip.path ;\ytiicli he;lv>.iJ'it}�f,,tbejPyj}fl^ ask.a^i^it- ' - ipg,;Bipi;^ Wodin'g'.pn-. ,-,eiii^^ii)i|ter^;tiUbl!y.> ^raiiejljiiitw^^^ il'essijf jjiere'were pny^mode'^f. swt the roasrience pf.ai'wilitess than,thej , Lvta'Rcde?tteleC8bin, on the opposite side of the din-iug.rppra,^.where the doorwas leiTt open? Bergami. , After the door was.clpsed, .was there .any mean^ of going into the diningroom but through the dopr bear Bergami's c8Utit,.Tbere;w,asthfl.la.dclerthat.Came,from tbe. deck, and tbefdopr to. Berg.inii'f room. , . . , ,W,i|i. ypa ask : the ^i^eas whether; the, ladder .from the deck came directly down to the diuiiig.rbo)n'; or if ihere was a^dao,i;,.sbBtlipg on Iheibpttpnt of tlie,8taits:?' I t.led iliccclly ib.ll'iecjinipg-rbomV-blit^a at p^ght naighi, be^shnt^iip^.to s.tpp tbejCpqiqiiiHicatiun,., . -Wlien ibat was closed ilras .there any other coinmunicalion than llie CompHnioU halchWiiy ? No. Beyond the dining.'rooin towards Ihe stern bow many cabins were Ihere? Two ; on the right band was the bed tx; the; Princess, and on the It ft Irand that of the liume d'Hun-tieur. Wlint sort of bed did the Princess occupy; a single or a-doubts bi-d ? It wasaboiil six aiid'a half feet in hrea.llh ; he savs " palms" seveu of which are about equaj tu'six fcet Enillih. Did Rergami^ occupy lh$ i-nbiii aRsigpfd to him during the voyage, or did be afterwards change ihe place of li-sleeping?' A"few nights he slept in bis own rabin, and Iheu he passed lo Ihe diuiiig-rnOm �� lo aiiotlii-r sofa. Uhere was thai sofa situated? Ou Ibe right hand. Was il so silualed thnl a persbfl occupying the bed of the Princess coulil be seen by a'per>on io Berganii^s bed, or was il not! If Ihe door of the Printess's room was opeii they could.' ' Docs be know how much an English fool is ? Yes. How many English feet asumler wire Ihe beds of Bergami and Ihe Prince�s? Ten-ol- IwelVe fiel. Did any person sleep iu Ibe dining-room, or within or beyond the liloing-rooin, Inwards ibe stern, exripl Bergami) the Princess, and Ibe Conntcsa Olili ? Woj Bergami slept in Ihe diaiiig-rOom, Ihe Princrss in the rbvin on Ihe sierii at the rislii hand, and ihc JJaine WHonneuT in the room 011 the left Iia'ud. Did this uccnpatioD couliliue during n gicat pert of ll.e voyage. Mr. Williams objected to this question being so put, as it might lead the'witness. TheJSglicilpr-Geneial said he was extremely anxious not to put any thing that might be considered as leadingvbere it wasroaleil^t, hut iheir Lordships wou'd easily pelceive vvLen it was unimportant or when it was of ci.nsequeiue. The question was iheii vnried asfol'ows;- How long did that occnpaiioii of (he cabins romiiiiie ' Fiom Ihe middle of March to June; but aflerwnrds ihe Priii-cess chdiigrd to sleep on the dick under a tt-nt. Aftir we were from Jafla, where we look 011 board iseVeii liuises ami two asses^ the Princess always slept on deck under a leirl. What bed or beds were placed on deck Under ihe tent? A sofa bed and a Itavelliiig bed of the Prioress was pni up. The witness has told us that ihe Princess and Bergami slept below, but lhal after they left Jaffa the Prinrcss !,lrpc in a lent on deck : now where did Bergami sleep after ihey left Jaffa ? Under the lent together wiih the Piinctss; iit dlfTereni beds. Mr. Williams objected that Ihe interpretation was nut suffieiently Iteral.  ' The Solicilor-General desired that Ihey might have no ir.-terrnplion by conversation al the bar.  ' Mr. Brougham s-aid, Ibat by the order of Iheir Lordships yesterday, the interpretation might be checked, and that coold not he dou'e wilhbnt a conversaliiiu belueeu the iniei-prelers, if llirrt were any doubts of li>e inli rpr>-i�(ip. Solicilor-General-*' Marquis (lo ihe Interpreter}, repeat in Jt-Alian llie answer of the wilntss." The Inteipreter did so, and ixpl.iined to their Lordship." that he had adiletl tu the witnesses answer the words difTereiit beds," to prevent any mis.ipprehension 'of iIib nicauiug which healtaclied lo I he word " together," and i\f. bad applied to the witness to know if thai was not his ineaii-iug, anil he had told him that be meant iu Ihe two beds nut joined: At Ihe desire of the Solicilor-General, the Interpreter wrote down the words in Italian, and Ihe exaniinalion was then resniiied. Huw lung did Bergami continue lo sleep In Ibis manner ? -Uolil they landed al Porto d'Auza, near Terracina. At night was the tent open or closrd all round ?-During the uight Ihe tent was closed-shut. Who was it usually closed the leni at nighl ? I was coni-tnanded to close il, and 1 commanded otfttrs.'' Was it so completely closed that a person co^ld not see within, or was it partially open? It was my orders to close it, and when 1 could not do so with s.iils or curtains I did it with pills.- At what lime in the morning was Ihe lent usually opened ? About eight o'clock. Did the witness o4ten see il opened himself; was he cfleo present ? 1 was. Did he upon these occasions see Ihe Prinress in the lent al Ihe lime of the opening? Yes. Upon these occasions was the Princess always op, or somelimes ou her bed ? For tbe must part 1 have seen hi r sittiiig on Ihe hed. At the time when the tent was opened, and Ihe witnes* was present, where was Bergami? Under Ihe tent coining onl.  Was he always emirely dies-id, or huw or in wiiat maiiut 1 ? 1 have always seen him entirely dressed. Ill what species of dicsa has he so seen him ?-On debalf an-huur, o^^ao bour.v . . . -. - - 1 would ask 'fiibir whether upon the particular occsslua :o ;

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