British Press, December 7, 1820

British Press

December 07, 1820

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British Press (Newspaper) - December 7, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5618, LONDON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1820. Fill ;e 7d. THEATUE.nOYAL, DRUni'-LAXE. tHlS EVENING, TMUllSDAY, Dec. 7, Ills Majesty's' Sfrvaiits will perform (never acted at this Theatre) Sliakspeare's Trajrcdv of. JULIUS CiiSAR. Julius Cirsar, Mr. Thnmpson ; Octaviun Crp.-iar, Mr. Bar-nnid; Biaik Aiitorty, Mr. Cooper; Bniluii, Mr. U'a'llark", rissjus, Mr. Koolli; Casca, Mr. Pope; Treboniiis, Wr. I'.-wfTll; Dcciiis, Mr, Bromley; Melcllus, Mr. Dobbs; Vi:ST-GAIIDE\. ri^HIS EVENING, TUL^ISDAV, , Dec, 7, JS. will be performed, tlie Musical Drama of THE SLAVE. With the ori.sinal Mnsic. New Scenes, &c. Governor of Surinam, Mr. lilanchard ; Capt. Malcolm, Wr. Pyiie; Ciipt. CJiflom, Mr. Duruset; Fojrum, IMr.'>nMatthew Sharpsel. Mr. Jones; S^jm Sliarpsel, Mr. Cniery; Gambia (Ihc .'?lavp), Mr; IVfacreaUy. Stella Cliflon, A'i^i Lovu ; Ztlinda, Miss >l.Tree (her first appearance in 'ii:!t character). Ta which will be .idded a new Melo-drama, in two acta,called THE \VARI.(H^K OK THK GLKN. rianronald, Mr. Connor; Ahhlberl, .Master Boden; An-'���y- Mncklestane, Mr. F;irli.y; Saiidie, Mr. Bl.inchard; The tl;-.i!ock of the Glen, .Mr. Abbott. Ac repeated to-morrow di'il Monday. T(i-moiruw, Shakspeare's Cnmpdy of Twelfth Ni^ht. On Saturday, Kin; I.ear: King Lear, Mr. Vandcnlioff, from tlie Theatre Royal, Liverpool, heinc his first appearance in London. With All llu-World's a Stage, u Miinday, a favonriie Traiiedy. Ov. Tuesday, the new Tjagfdy of Wallace, with ISo Song r.c Sii[jper. LAST FIVE NIGHTS OF iMR. JOHN REF.VE. , ADLLPHl THE.ATRF,, STRAND,' By Authorily of the Rii^iit Hon. Ibe Lord CiiJimberlain, fMWS EVENING. THUK.SDaY. {)>c. 7. will he-presented (28th time), a New Mythological Kxlravaganza, in three acts, founded on Dryden's Comedy uf Amphitryon, or the Two Snsias, railed .. A BUllLETTA'W KRRORS; OR, JUPITER AND ALCMENA, Immortals:-Jupiter, Jlr. VVatkins; Mercury, .Mr.Cowell; '/ulcan, .Mr. Callalian. Mortals:-Sosia, .Mr. Wilkinson; Traoio. Mr. Collier. Alrniena, Mrs. TeunanI ; Phirdra, Mrs. Wayleltj Bromia, Mrs. Daly. The favourile Ballet, romnoscd bv Mr. St. Albin, called L'AMOUIL Principal characters-Mr..Si. Albin, Miss Simpson, Miss Girbu;?, Mr," Walbonrn, !\Ir. Daly, and Mr, Simpson, assist, ed by the Corps de Ballet, After which, a New Imitative Burlelta, in one act, called ACTING MAI). Dick fthe mad Aclur), Mr. John Reeve, in which he will intiodoce a Comic Sons, and give Imitaiions of iliflFerent London Performers; Gargle, Mr. Buckingham; Simon, .Mr. Lee, Charlotte, Miss Aylett. Tlie whole to conclude with (10th time) a New Burletia, , in two acts, called TyE DEUCE IS IN HER; OK. TWO NIGHTS AT MAUKIL). Pon John de Toledo, Mr. Callahan ; Don* Lewis de Toledo, Mr. Gomersal;-Don Manuel Enriquez,'wfllr. Walkins; Cisni*, Mr. Wtlkins,on ; Roilerieo, Mr. Smith. Donna Angela, Mrs. Waylelt; Donna Beatrice, Miss Collier; Isabella, j)}iKs Yalfs. On produced an entire new Melo. Dramp, in three acts. The Doors will opcri^at Six o'Clork, and the Performance to commence a Quarter before Seven.-Second Price Half-past Eii;ht. lURGESS' NEW SAL^CE for general por-poses having given such great approbation, and the demand (or it contiuninj; to inerease,Jf)H N BURGESS and SON beg must respfClfnlly to ofler ihis their best acknow-iedjmcuis to the Public for their liberal palronaije of (be same: its nItUty and great convenience in all climates has !-Pt:omn�ejidp4 iJ-.-io the must 4lislin^uiKlied foreign con-t:ex:(M3s, B^ho have all spoken highly in its recommendation, -!'. if! prepared by theinONi-Y; ami for preventing dis-appoi'ntment lo families, al! possible care has been rcsort-(it I,), by each bottle being sealed upon the cork with their Film and Address, as well as each Label having their,Signature, without which it cannot be genuine. JOHN BURGESS and SON'S long PEtahllshed anil roncb esteemed ESSENCE of ANCHOVIES cnnlinuert lu he prepared hy them after the same manner that has giveu the ;freBlesl salisfaclioti for many years. Warehouse, 107, Strand, corner of the Savoy-steps, Lon-lion.-(The Original Fish-Sance Warehouse.) A WONDERFUL DISCOVERY FOR THE TOOTH ACH, And preserving and beautifying the TEETH and GUMS.- P.ttronised by her late Royal Highness the Duchess of ^'[)rk, his Excellency ^le Duke of ^an Curios, the Spanish Anib'i^sador, and most of the Nobility, fROWLAND'S ALSANA. EXTRACT ; or, \i Abyssinian Specific for the Teelh aiid Gums-This Mivalnable Specific has been in bii;h eslimalion for many ars, and recommended by the first Physicians. Its properties are Iruly wondei-ful ; it iHimcdi:\tely relieves the Mio. : 3. The ORIGIN of PAGAN IDOLATRY, nsceriaii.ed from hislorical Teslimuny, and circunislanllal Evidence, in 3 vols. 4to. 0/. I.'is. 4. A PIJACriCAL TREATISF. on the ordinary Opera-liinis of the Holy Spirit, Svo. 7s.__--^ IV h S TMINS TE U M E E 7 /A G. ^'esterda)- pursliant to the directinns of the Higli Bailif], coiiiiequent on a Ri'ijuisiiion |ireseiilt-'d to him I'oi' tlie purpose, it meetiuu; of the Iiihabilaiits oT this City was Iit'ld for the purpose ofiakioEj '"'^ consideratiori the propriety of addressing the Queen on her recent triumph over iier accusers, and of petitioiiintr the Kiiii^ lor a chunt;-e in l!ie measures of liis Governrnent, the dismissal of his pre.-int Miiiisiers, and ii Reform in Ihe llepreseiitu-tioii of ihe People. The Requisiiioiiisfs had not prepared any propositions to offer io llie consideration of the meetings. The cointiiencement of the meeting was in cniisequei-.ce delayed till some miiitites had elapsed after one o'cloclc. Sonie of the leading ciiizens iiad, however, made finulilionil preparations, which were to be used in case of the other party failing, wliicli theie were j^ood reasons to expect. A coni-raodious plat form was creeled in froiit'of the hotel, at the end uf Kiiig-alreet, which was only to be u-ed in case the Reqiiisilionists shotild not arrive v�ilh their promisetl waooon. The same judicious prepa-r.itionswere tnade with respect to 'lie Addresses and Resolutions. The idiirf members of the Westniiu'ter Committee were in attendjuce at the Rainbow Coifee-house, either to assist ilie Requisitiouisis in tiieir proceedings, or to substitute otlier measures, should they fail to appear. At a little after one o'clock it was formally announced, to ihem that the originators of the meet-iiiif would not be able to appear. The party im-nie-diatply left the cofFee-liouse, and ascended the platform ; thev were accompauied liy the Representatives of Westminiiter, the Hon. Fl. (-J. neunell, Mr. Ellice, of Coventry ; Sir G. Noel, Mr. G. Kniijht, Mr. Gordon, l)r. Gilchrist, nnti other eminent � persons, who were all rapturously hailed by the assembly, as they were recogniseil, on tiieir a|>pe;iraiice. The IIlGll Hailiff read the Requii-ition, and referred them to tlie Geiitlcinen around him for a detail .of llie olijecis of the meetiiit;, .4s the weather was very inclement, and Ihe thin ram was fiiHin^; fast, it was deemed advistdile to shorten the time of the mcetinj; as much as possible, consistently with the carryincj into effect iis several objects. Mr. Gaudn rr, ihcrefore, proposed without, a sirmt; of Resolutions. Air. Croft Fish secomled them. They were put by the High Bailiff, and carried unanimously. An Address to the Queen was then read by Mr. G.4BDNi='.R, pioposed, seconded, and adol)tcd with acclumalions. A Petition to the King was carried in like muiiner. The following ttre all. the Resolutions, which were ooreed to in the course of the proceeding's:- That this City and Liberty has-for many years endeavoured to call the allenlion of the people at large to the state of the Representation in the Rouse of Commons, and have used every means it possessed to restore to the People their fair and full share in lire Commons House of Pai-liameut. That Io the defective slate of Ihe Represeulation of the People ou^ht to be attributed all Ihe evils, the country endures, whether Commercial, Airi icultnral, or Political, and lhat to the same cause oiiF,adopled be signed by the High Bailiff, on bc-half of this' Heeling; and be by him prescn led to her .Majesty. ' That his Grace Ihe Duke of Bfilford, the Earl of Cavtiar-von, Earl Grosvenor, alid Lord Erskine, be requested to present the Pelitiou to his Majesty on in early day. Thai the'Thanks of this Meeii.n; Ire given lo Arthur Morris, Esq. High Bailiff, fur bis impartial conduct in Ihe Chair. Mr. Fish, in seconding the Resolution of Thanks to the Representatives, said, that be cotild not sutler it to pass without iiiakinij; �u observatioii or two upon it. He would not delaiii tlveip long, for if he did it would shew lhat he was iudtfi'ereiit to their health or comfort, especially as they would have nil immediate opportut'iitv otlnr errot^'if ihe sysieiH, wjis likely to visit an unjust sentence uiiishnunt, fie wished them to preserve and keeji owake the recollection of those alroclties, bcciuse it was the com-niou policy of their enemies to draw off their attention !)s speedily as possible from an inspection iiilo niiy glaring acta of inal-ttdministration, by plncing a new subject before them. He would not detain them longer thuu to say tiiat the Resolution had his most hearty co'icurrence. The Resolution being carried wiili loud ticclama-lions- Sir pRANtls RuRDETT stood forward to return thanks, and was cheered with still lotide'r applauses, AlleiKiing. there as he was in duty bound to do, being one of their Representatives, to assist them io carryiin;: into etl'ect whatever decision-they might come lo on the Proposilions or Resolutions which were proposed to lliem, he would have conlined himself to the expression of h very few words, but for the pi-cubarly flattering munner in which the Re-solulion had been supported by the speaker who last addressed them. It was quite unnecessary for him, at tliis time of dav, lo repeat those assurances which he had so ofleii made to them, that he was proud of being one of llie.people of England. That in his mind was, and always had been, a more estimable title than any particular distinction winch had ever been in the [tower of Princes to bestir.v: and if he hail been proud of that clia-racier, because he was of a country renowned for ages past its high enthusiasm in ihe cause of freedom, which was even now struggling ardently and wisely in that cause, how must that proud feeling have been iijcreased, after the example of patriotism and wisejconduct lately evinced by the people. lie wished particularly to congraudite Ihe i.ountry on lhat Iriuuiphant spectacle which had been held out to the kingdom and the whole woild, in the conduct of tfie iiihabilants of the metropolis, when the Queen went forth amongst I hem, after she had reaped that coiupiest which had been prefiared for her by the ispirit of the people of England. The conduct of lhat day, when the Ministers anil all liie numerous adherents of corruption were in eager hope of the occurrence of some scene of riot and tumult-when the populace were left to ilieiuselves, and Government had withdrawn all the supposed means of preserving the peace, means at least which they habitually employed for that conduct, presenting as it did the mighty spectacle of a great people enjoying the tj-uimph of public principle without one act of insubordination haviua; been comcni.iled, proved how capable the people were of rightly valuing good govpriiin''nt, how much they abhorred bad e^induct, either among themselves or their rulers. The light of knowledge which had gone forth from this country had shewn that its influence was advancing in many parts of Europe. In speaking of the conduct of the people of England, he thought that it was not at all improper-that it was perfectly relevant to allude to the conduct of Spain, where the natives, led by Rrilish example, had wisely, moderately, and resolutely effected a change iu- the lyrannie rule of their governors. Similar things had occurred in Naples and PoirtiigHl ; and however much it might be the interest of Ministers and their adherents to renew the tiraony, wiihout any teslimonv u(ioii which they could reasonably hang a dog, ihey were to infer guiit. Her Majesty was said to have been an extroiiiely kind and affable mistress-by some, tl'.ough nol by him, she wss cniHidered I'o have carriL-d the exercise of lliose qualities too fur. Far was such an inCt-renci.- from his own opinion. Th^^ uioie exalii-d llie stalion of the personage, as he conceived, the greater and the more aceeptafile wtis the coiiiletcriision which ought lo disliii-gnisli It. Her M-.,jesly was iii llVe linblt of Mi^iling the >ick brd.s of her atteiidante, and Irom this ciiarltuble and benign disposition, li-.'d they been i'uniished v.ah many proliered proofs of crimiiiality. One of her ntlendants was ill of the plague, or was s-,.ip|n)sed to be so: -the Queen visit-e.l this man, who was thought to have been ill of llie plague. Had this ciienmstance happened with re-Sfieet to any supposed favourite, iiHiead of an ordinary the putienl been Count 15er-gaiui, and the same (he might justiv call ii) tiHiugliiless :mj inconsiderate mai,i;naiiuntrY indu.',-o, b vthiif.t.-' lo t'..-.', for lii.- i-i-:; M.'-t'.t-i- ind beep p'---l-.l(l !l. r.--,i f..-r llplll! i t>-e,ir-pi; I l;;-r i pledil. -! x-^nici: li',- i'.i'! vr-'.tiire-.l I'J he tir-t b'.-cin-.i" a!iif.!',e for. p f r'.pvltuise. j-I:, thi." euu/^- of the ; 'lu hi niggle 111 w ' icii 11.-; been so zeuh)u!bK- i-iij! (1. fie. hoped e i,f ci.iii'cy'-^nr,, Jj^ i :!'^l,l)|c -liip he was most e 1. wtieu iir Idvour. :-g a-.'i ardii-had leije.iiiy" -.'ii ih.-y had 11 hi.-? . 1.- strutrgle win r.Vijivrd-ll:p Queer, l>u: ih; (-uus-? L'^e cf ili.-se u;',i wriora liitinialriv cn-,jip(-ltrd--t.f ivi-.jr:i l-f* h-113 one-andwith wiion,, like lii.-^ Uvv. (^J;� :,-;v:i-, ho -^-i' iirond lo be ei-tii.-f t-'.id - :o l-e oi:-.-i;f nl.r>ni, iii.t- him, he (�:ep:i;t:I 1 S'-p ntv t Joii-ur m the power o! uiiy ore (c; eaill; to Oi-Moiv,-f .-ip" pt.i::ie.J-Wlien ii;ey I-i^; met in ii;a' (-lic;-, it wa* (or lie pii.'-poje of ciii gralu'ii.'iiig ii.-r .M j;. :,-y on her anivii! on the sliovps u! eji-'i'r\-'.iKj-e- shorrs where s'iP had bt-en rp;-'-!vtfd. i i.l ui; - ttip; eongralulalinns and afitclioiri'e i-f the I'lmily lo whiii) she bploog-i.i, .lud frr-n v> .-ch hii'l been so lo;:g sepiral-.-d - not ui-.-i t.'.t- i:o-.ronr and s'aie doe to her riii k as I^t- Q i^rri t-f li^; ii tioii, l)iu where she hud be'-u-lulii li-.'r pipspi Cf, lipr daring to make i;er appeBrance, thinild be liie s-g-ii-ii for her [jprseeuliui; air.! aUei/ipled dpgii)d;i';i." . But '.iiPiniccd, a> s:ip h hI been, not oi 'v tUK whole weiirht of the iu-'^nlity of llie ;i;;ij iii-Hueiiee ol ti.p Cjovernmpi.-i. ol ihi;^ t-oinitrv, hot with the roniliiiied efl',)'!, yl l:re' ai.d favour, as thev h.iil been lold in the fioiup of Commons, bnt ol the hp:trts rind ailtf-tion-. of lii'-^ people. - f Lniid applmise.J-\\'ith reg-ard lo th-: . jecond bmiK-h of ihe biisini.-^s uf lliedjy, liie Petition to llie King for the dismissal of his Mimster', it wns not neces-jiry lhat he >li(iiild detain tiirtn long, after the admirable oIim rvalirin- �vlnrh had iipen so ablv subimlipd t-.> lln-in by his f Suiicura'ol-i Colleague ; pnrliculady as there nf-rp several oihcr Gentlemen present v. lin wouM [irobaldy -uddres.'*. them on that subject, and wlm were more cenipp-. tent to llie task. r>iil he must siy, that nnip^s tliff people now came fotv.aid, and ciUeil not iM-ly b-r the dismissal, but even for ilie inqH-achnifivt and punishment of ihe I\iiiiihti;ri_, liu-ir biisine.-'i would be only half done,-f Loud upphiuie^)^-� For no pains would bew-aniiiig, no exeiiloniJ^vould he spared on ihe part of tlu-ir t iieinips, lo 'd)iJvis� fome means of trickiu": the peop.'e nut of iheir just 'laim ami demand of redress. 'VW\ might remember, that, afler the At^rocions biisiiies:* al Mainlie-,-tcr, iiieetiiiirs had I.iftSp held all over Ihe c-uiiitrVv and petilioiis, demanding an ini-estigatinti, and tlie punishinent i-f those wlm had eoiitrivtd and ]'erpp-trated that business, had hem forwarded from oil. purls of the kingdom. What was then done hv Parliament ? Instead of rdi-iving the biiriiens of Ihe people, and reilressjgg the of wliii !i they complained, it hud done all that m i's poiv. r lay to aggravattf tlio'e evils ; instr-ad of bringing .fn justice those who had violated tiie rijdiis and opiraged the liberties of the peopb', it had burdened the nation with six new Ael-, of additional rigour and veslraiut.-(Loud upplause.)-� There were, he believed, many perMin-i who lonkerl. forward to the next meeting of Parliament, tvith the hope that it w-ould then do every thing/iir, and nothing against the peojile. [Jut it was his own fiirn-and decided convietiou tiuit the next meeting of Parliament would only be a renewal of liu-ir nitpiupts toabridgeand curtaiLlbe few valuable lights yet le-niaiiiiiiL'; to Englisliiiien.-f Applause.J-He therefore conjured thetn in all their Pelilions never to forget, never to oncit, that one prayer, lhat one demand, which had been ao long, v,-hn;h i-hould . ever continue to be the paramount object of all their exertions-Reform-fLoud uppluvsej-the only remedy for the evils they endureel, th-.-ir only hope, of indemnity for the past atul spcurity fir Ihje future.-[Loud and reiterated plaudits followed the conclusion of the Hon, Genliein in's speech,] Mr. Gardner v^as then about to p'opuse that the High Buililf should sign the Address and Petition, >X^n he was interrupted fiv i iVlr?TlsH, who, addressing himself to the High Bailiff, requested lo be .informed whether in that case they would be consideied a.s the acts of that meeting; for, he remembered ihat in some itisiances liiere had been a refusal lo rteognise Addresses and Petitions so signed as the acts of any but the' sigor ing parties, , . .VIr. Morris said, if he sismed it by authority',' and on behalf tf the meeting, it would be cone, nnl day .Friends ;