British Press, November 17, 1820

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November 17, 1820

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British Press (Newspaper) - November 17, 1820, London, Middlesex � Nu,?vrri5:ii 5601. London; Fki6^f;JN'^]iiifi^R it; THBATREROTAL, DRURY-LAHB. THIS EVENING, JFRIDA'Y. November 17, his Mc'jeaty's Sermats will perrurni Sbakspeare't Tra> KING LEAR. Kins tear, Mr. Booth ; Duke ofBar^untljr, Mr. Vi.nin�; F.orl of Kent, Mr. Pope; 'BdRBf, Mr. Cooper;' EilmoDd, Mr. Barnard: Osward, Mr. Russfll. GonrtllVMri. Glover; Kfgau, Mrs. Egfnun ; Cordelia, Mrs.-WiJtVesl. . . After which,^ llie Burletla qf . MIDAS. . - Trnmortals-.Tupiler, Mr. Uobtigj Mercitry, Mr. Viqine; Pan, Mr. Harlfy; 'Apollo, Mr.TiCuok'ei 'Jiitio, MiM Cii-bilt; Vemin, MisnSmitheaii. Mmtals-Miilns, Mf.Mupdpii; Danisetns, Mr. B�rn8rd ; Sileiio, Mr.eis.-Song,'^Take all my loves;" Sonnets__Maetiof^Gleej Come unto, Vhese yellow.-sands ;" Tempest,-dhorus, Daily jbys'be still upon you ;" Tempest. *ci V.-r-Sftiis; ^' la bowers of laurel;" Poems.-^Sohe, " Bid me discourse;'! Venvs and Aduuis.-Finale, ** When that'l was ;" Twelftb Night. In Act IV. will be introdnced Shaksprare's Grand Masque of JUNO AND CERES. Juno, Mrs. T. Hill; Ceres, Miss Beaumont; Iris, Miss Bodtn^ Naiad, Miss E. Denneit; .Se:i Nymphs, Mesds. Twamley, Louis, Cbipp, andShoiier; Fauns, Messrs. Vedy, (juuriet. Grant, and Heath; and Shephcnl, Mr. Collet. To �hich will be added, the Melu-drama of THE MILLER AND HIS MEN. Griodoff, Mr. Farley; Count Frederick Ftiberg, Mr. Connor; Karl, Mr. Blancbard; Luthajr, Mr. Abbott. Claudiiie, Miss Foote; Laurel!, Mrs. Morris; Ravina, Mrs. Faucit. '  A Private Box maybe had for the Season, or nightly, of Mr.Brandon, af theBox-0(Bc�-. Places for the Boxes lo l)e taken of Mr. Brandon, at the Box-Office, Hait-Btreet,frum Ten till Four. Boxes, 7a ; Srcond Price, 3a. 6d,-Pit, 3�. 6d ; Second Price, Ss.-rGallery, 2s.;' Second Price, Is.-Upper Gallery, Is.; Secoud Price, 6d. To-morrow, Ihe Tragedy of Wallace, with The Barber of Seville. � Ou''Monday, Wallace-after -which will he produced, a sew Musical Indian Tale, in two acts, called The Iroquois, or the Canadian Baskei-raaker. . lUrVAL CV)BURG THEATRE, Under the Patronage of his Royal Hiijimess Prince Leopohl of Saxe-Coburj. rf^HIS PRESRNT FHiDAY. Novemher 17, St. andTOMORROW, SATURDAY, theentertainmenls will foiumince.wilh a grziud Historical Melo-tirama, called WALLACE, THE HERO OF SCOTLAND. To conclude with (hypariicular desire) (he new grand traditionary Melo.drania, in three Acts, called THE VAMPIRE. Placds to be takfii of .Mr. Rorancr, at the New Box-Ofticc in ihc Grand Marine Saloon of the Theatre, and of whom may be had'Private Boxes nightly, also Free Admis-sjous for the-Seasuu. PROVIDENT LIFE.OFPICE, REGENT-STREET. ,�ES1I>I!NT, The Right Honourable Earl GREY; VICE JPnESIDEdTS, Marquis of Salisbury, Earl of Hardwieke, Viscount Bnlkeley, Visconnt Chetwynd, Viscouot Duncaonon^ Lord Braybruoke; FidteiBB Directors. Manaeing Director, J. T, Barber Beaumont, Esq. F.A.S. PERSONS insured for Life in ihi.s'Office share the Profits Seplenniafjy with the Orijjinal Members, : accordioi; to theii; respective ConirjbulioBs. Thus, by the ; Specific Sums insured, and cuntiii{reQtPrA'!'4 "'^y ''"^ 'i fullest valu> fur their payments, in a manner nearly similar , lo that nntil lately iidopted in the Equiiahle Office, but ; with this prfiimiit'lmprtivemeiit, viz. Ilial' as the oriuioni Members have raised s permanent Fond, deemed amply sufficient for the pur|iose of indemnity, it is provided, that no personal rrtipunsibUity shall attach to the Policy holders ; hence those who seek protection are secured from iinrtr-lainly and risk of loss as in a Proprietary Office, biivuig a iBi-se-inberilabte Cspital, and ai-e eiilitled to a parlici|^tion in the Profits, as in a Union Society. . '. , Bounses itt,>l3l. 8�. and 56/; l&l'pjr cenL>ba�e bpfen di�iih*doriiJetbe-WiJlir�ecd; with atgradditioii'al Premium, uolrss called into acfuril servirc. yio-Admittiou Feet are required,- iior is aiiy't'Aar.^e made, fo'r Poltcia, fJtcept the Stamp Duly. STATIONERS,; -SchiMJTOBsterii, ,. Sureeo- lnstrument-makervShopkeepers,.#nd a.ther.s who, sell the articleof INDIA RUBBER,areinforinvd that GEORGE ROBERTSON land;Co , in'lhWGiin�y!of theSaloon f.�r the Sale of Mrrchaadise nod manuf�t�u^ed Guod�,_J!,2-2, Picra-. dilly, liexi door to the White Bear, liaveFIFTV THOU-SAND DOZEN of INOIA Rl|B$BR8, of all Sizes, coth-meifcing at 6d. per Doieni .Alio .il.O.Oid; Pair of eleeant Plated Candleslicks, Branches, Tea-pots, and various Shef. � field Plated- Gm>as,'i:onJmenciu|i at SSl'fld.' Also n variety of Japan Waiters, Paper Trays, &c.;S^.^ummenciiie at 3i). each, wiih various other articles, at abunt balf lite price they ate generally sold for. . TO THE PROPRIETORS OF EA.ST INDIA STOCK. IaVIU and GeNTLCMRV, "R. N. B. Ediuonstung liavinar been placefl' in the dislineuished situation of a Diieclor of.your' AfTairs since I bad the honour of addressing you on ihe 33d' September last,. I now again take the liberty of apprising; you that it is nty int*'ntion-of proceedinjj to the Ballot at llie ' ensuing Annual Election in April next, on Ihe Vacancy occasioned by Ihe Death of Colonel J. B. Taylor, or on any casual vacancy which may oCrnr. From the flattering support I have received on my canvass, I have reason to hope that ray pretensions have been considered favourable by yon, fi>r which mark of yonr kinilnrss I beg.-leave most respectfully to lender to yuu ray grateful thanks, .and, at the same time, to solicit your addilional fa. Vour and support. I shall take the earliest opportunity of renewing my per-sooai respects to each individual Proprietor. I have the honour lo be. Ladies and Genllemen, Your mast obedient Serrnot, 14lh November, 1820. JOHN I.OCH. N,6.-Communications relating lo Captain Loch's Election w.ill be thankfully received at the New Cily Cliambrrs, Bisbopsgaie-street. NEW LAW mK)K-Just published, price ��; ATREATISE on the LAW of COMMON RECOVERIES, wberefn t/�e whole modern Theory and Pfaftice of .Conveyancii;ig relalipg to that sprcies of Insuranre' is colleeted, elucidated, and systematically arranged. By A GENTLEMAN of Lincolo's-Imi. - Pdblishrd by A. Maxwell, Law Bookseller, Bell-yard, iJocoln'Mun-; and to be had of all Booksellers. This day is piiUished, in 4 vols. 12ibo. pr4ce \l. 2s. rpHE FEUDS of LUNA and PERpLLO. JL .,oi;,:*be Fjirlooes of the House of Pandolfiua: .?n Biatoric X*'^"*f'^lfSth it Army of Vene^nela, cummnnded b^^eoeral Bolivar, and his collcagne Par*, of the CaVi^lry .oflbe InYrriur of that Country.-By John Evans, laie of t(ie Kisiiig:Sun Rifle �paltalion, in the Patriot Ser*iM of :K?neziiela, and for-. inTly of bis Majesly?s fii\h-'Rf/fit{i^^^f'i�(hti^;  ^''fi may be recplhfcled that a nninherbT ahip�~i.it Britisb Irartoiarsliave raised English sahjecis tc> s^rVe ia'ttte ind^-pendpnt cause of Southern. Coluitibia;. of wbieb number must have drb-arkcd at the island of iMnrgarita ;, but 1 sliall confilie myself .10 the 560 men (Englis'limen) with whom I served,'niid as.being the only Enelisbroen who. have served oodei-the immediate command of the tyanls before men-ticmed, in the interior of that extensive and vneulti-� vaied country. Of Ihe s&ii) 560 men, ibe folk>wiug ships conveyed, viz.-Tartar and Perseverance, 300; George Canning, 80 ; and the Hero, 16p, bat^* the family were going in the evening to his lather's, I agreed to'accoiupany ihent. ] here met a Captain Charles Van Heestandt, who has a small estate called Boili Hiver, he had breii at sea twenty years, and at Calcutta several times under Danish colours. Willi this Geiil-leman I proceerled to old Tlieunis-sen's, al Tecklienhuis. The Captain was .received most kindly, but 1 observed a coldness in all tnwarda me, and the old nran was almost rude. This was accounted for in the course of the evening.- The hardness of the time", and the differeiice of the Dutch and Eiiglisli Governments, were occasionally alluded Ui. At length the old gentleman said e was �evei,tty-twoyears old, fifty of which had been passed in Africa, and never before had he kiion'ii the Boors so unhappy or so wretchedly off. The abolition of the sUve trade was the principal can�e. Slaves were now diffi?ult to be got, and the Hoiten-toiswho used formerly to be procurable in numbers had of late years ilecreased, and those that reioain-ed had flocked round the Missionaries, who had taught them tbe valu� of their labour and hire was now demanded a dollar a d.iy for ploughing, and four shillings for other labonrs; that, thus deprived of hand'*, the Governor liiid a year ago increased the tiixes and antiessed the land tenures. Formerly for 30 dollars a year, an estate of 3,000 moi-uans, equal to 6,000 acres, was held, that then 30 doUa.a were in some estates with difficulty raised^ and now that hands were scarce and the farmers must themselves plough, reap, and even drive their own �vaj;-gons, an increased revenue Vfa^ lo be paid; besides the mode of fixing the increase was parli-ciilarly objectionable, as the ipse dixit of the land-rost is taken and acted upon. Why does not Government, said the old man, appoint a Committee ? let them go to, and fairly examine the capaUilities of each entate-then ..asjess, and we would cheerfully [jiiy. Wlien yon were introduced tome this evening as an Englishman, a thought of my own wrongs overcume what was diie to a stranger and a traveller, and I received you unkindly. Forgive me, said hr, and he streU-lied out his hands, which I shook, ami 1 then pointetl ont lo him the selfishness of snffering his individaul losses to iiiHuenre liim 10 condemn the act of the government, ilie proteclion of wliiili he.enjoyed, and above all that noblest ncl and greatest blessina to mankind, the abolition of the slave t se"" the f th'e'thtalor Bolivar's'irifiy on (he march fioIJI GniiEalito Ip ' the province of New Grenada, ahoiH 2}fi40, leaving Poez Vilh tbe remainder of the original army.j=, Pacz instantly marched to I'lsler, am] wintered there i(i .ihc.mejn time Paez ordered the flecheraa op the rivrrlo the Arhagnas, intending lo embark his liifantry for the Apnrii^.>nd himself,, wilhhis Cavalry, In. (|;n over Ihe Savannas; makcariottsft upon San Cnit, on the other side 4,f the Apura,- niid-Ttlso tnctit out some new ii.echeras'building, and soin� were biiill in a bi-tncb of the river Apura to Nutrias; hut .on the En^lisb mustering to proceed, a serjeaiu Robinson, who ptmeout in the Hero, having asked fora'pair of sluieSj as he said he eoold not march wiihnut-them, �J'nez made'lio more lo do, and ivith),ut the i^aal hesilalinri dislitnu.iited;bis hutse, lor gelher with Gen. Torris, who commanded'the,iufanlry, and placing^ their.harids npnn.-his.collar, |king oii, cried out-Cara.�.so hislitet.' Potria! in the iipace of five jninulcs he was l^en down and .lbraV4i..u)lo ,the river; he, not being a ChMstTan was^^t al, lowed to be bWied ill llieir churchyard. ThtTCsljmiBThEiI -dowa^,t^^tvisfios, where Janientes Juan Romero forwarded ns to''!he nearest Royalist forces, and at length reacheil Sin Carlos, and sAw bis Excellency General Morillo, who behaved in a f.ilherly manner to and gave ns a couple of douhlo'nt lo embark nithont th^ conGrm^ition of iheir proniis.es. Information was sent In Bolivar, at Ihe GovernnienI House, of the difleonteiit prevailing, when he shewed himself upon the halustradinft, and slionled, on oath-' They are mv slaves- 1 have paid fur tlipin in mules and callle-embark ! embark!* " Tothe truth of all 1 have written I can swear." |KKl hiH great^trot^i^^,,,;^^ .^..^^-^^^ J Zll-LTl !'rS^:.'^ ^ra"" boat we were in. which Co.,itan.!y j/��f,g ,i, ^heir bacics. jerked t"' the .horeagaiu. At last we all gat ocros.. a,d .1 � Z . """"e 01 ivir. anrt Mrs, ki'dlT andr"" M-.-sion,ries received me most knidly and c.njgra.ulated rite on my safe rein, 1 h3Vealrf�dy,m?i.tioned tioii. The United Br'etbre ;:�i(i��l!enl Insiitn- _______'en of M.oraviai I ra re 1 liei r ^ngiri to thr WiNrftJeFSPS, a Society which existed goon after the tiine of the Apostles, and wliich .during the lon^''religious slin^gle on llie Conli-nciit, �o nobly supported ihe Protestant cno.se.- They first Sent iVlusiotiaries to the Cftpe of Gnod Hope, in thevear 1737, who esiablished them�eUv� at Baviaii's Kfoof, but no encooraseinent heing 'given to theiii by thr Govuriiment, and no hr^-lhreu roiniiig but, the establisliinen! in a few yrar-t ctnsed lo exist; 'However, in the year 17 lo viait hub, fortune would donbtleSs smile upon liivii. We tnnted buck,' and jiassing the houses of the brethreti,"*ent noith towards itie inonnlains, A smalt patH leadsyon through u ravine, the village \^ �ooxi lost sight j^g|�^ 6iiek';' but hwh hot Mri. -.Latoer^been.vyr�!J6^^,hodld have fnsisti^tT ff,ii^6tii�: o.-r, as I d-M iinyigtfs- *6 :r�lA;&.ttte mouiitijmtr.- '' ^" - ;

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