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   British Statesman (Newspaper) - September 10, 1819, London, Middlesex                                I SEPTEMBER PRICE to Pub hqldeh in the CHAMBER of the ofthe CITY of on THUftS Day of under the free principles Of the British it is the undoubted Right of Englishmen together for the purpose of deliberating upon as well as OR the Legal and Menus of obtaining for the exercise of this Meeting was held Manchester on the 16th of August vrithout the policy or prudence of convening sech Assem in TS to us from the which has trans CV the was legally its were conducted in an orderly and peaceable procee tjie people composing it were therefore manner of the and entitled to the 0 Of the learnt with grief and as h ent the Meeting wasso and kh no act of riot had taken Magis i issued their vrarrants for the apprehensionof certain Arsons then for the execution of whichr although no resistance was made oa thefart the or those triinst whom the warrants were they immediately Sorted to the aid of the without any pre us warning of their the Manchester Yeomanry ravalrv suddenly rushing Opetred a passage through the furiously force 6f peace able andunorfending great numbers of men and and even were indiscriminately and wantonly rode many inhu manly sabred and That we feei ourselves called upon to express our strongest indiffnation at these unprovoked arid intemperate proceed ings whioh we cannot but view as highly disgraceful to the character of and a daring violation of the British That from the known and declared attachment of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent to the Constitution and the we feel the most decided conviction that his Royal Highness never could have been induced toexpress his approval of the conduct ofthe abettors and perpetrators of these had not his Royal confidence been abused Vv interested misrepresented statements of these illegal ami faal That at a tirno when the great body of his Majestys Snbects are suffering under the severest how ever erroneous may be their ideas as to the means of a kind and conciliating attention to their dom phints is equally called for by policy and justice and that depriving them of the means of expressing their by cruelty and can only tend to increase the present destroy public confi dence in the pure and equal administration of excite and lead to acts of open violence or secret in order to avert these maintain the authority of the to protect the Lives and Liberties of the humble and dutiful Address be presented by this Court to his Royal Hghiiesfc the Prince praying his Highness Will be graciouslypleased to institute an immediate and eflaftftal Inquiry into the rages thartlave been coraiajftOTlr guilty perpetrators thereof to be brought to signaland condiga ANGEL GENERAL OFFICE FOR THE followingMAILS and other COACHES go from the above Paris Royal via Tuesday and Friday at Portsmouth and Gosport through Pe and at a quarter past and Sunday at half past Oh its arrival a packet to the Isle to convey pasfeengws arid parcels and a Mail Coach sets off to through Gloucester and Mil ford through and every Evening a quarter past and Sun day at half past Dover and Canterbury through Chat and every evening at a quarter past and Sunday at half past From passengers and par cels are conveyed to and from parcels are conveyed to Ronmeyy and Arundel and Bognor through and a quarter before Bath and Bristol to carry only four through and every Morning t Bath and Bristol Light every Afternoon at half past Bath Light in two to carry four through and and Friday at This coach is chiefly intended for the aecommodation of who cannot undergo the fatigue of such a distance in one Brighton Light through Reigate and Click every Morning at Ch eltenham to carry only four through ilenley and every Morning at a quarter before and and Friday at a quarter before vvorand Canterbury Light and Sunday Mming and Guildford Telegraph troughAsh aad iy Odalming and Guildford new and except ng and Gaildfbrd Telegraph and on Wed and Friday arid at 7 precisely and returns to London1 V I NY GENTLEMANhaving 4 or and wishing to join a SAF3D and PROFITABLE CON may of onfe that witt probably suit hist by addressing at the Office of this IMPROVED WATER Manufactured and sold and for exportation BY WARWICKSTREET begs leave to solicit the attention of the Public to his WATER from their and have gained tjhem the decided preference over every thingof the kind hitherto 9ffered to tiie The principal filtering metiium of they not only possess property of cl but of purifying at the samfe no other Filter Rain et fiver water particularly rsin thns has been the hwst hent ift preference to spring which almost invariably contains mineral substances held in some of which are highly prejudicial to me human body 5 and it is known that the trtte extract cannot be obtained without pure soft Captains of and have found them particularly as they occupy very little and produce pure water in considerable and fitted up in a manner in which fuey are not subject to get For private families they now constructed so as not to occasion any trouble to sefrfants in keeping them supplied with respectfully informs those persons who havefteen in the habit of dealing Avith of for that he has purchased that part of his and trusts that he shall merit any favours they may be pleased to confer on both by his unreraitted attention and the quality of the articles of his The following are the usual sizes but they are made to amy size or pattern Number of gallons that each will filter in 24 2 4 8 12 MEETING OF THE COMMON o 1 2 3 16 5 2 3 0 Q 0 0 Number of Contents each of each size in 1 2 2 4 o 4 12 begs to inform those families who only remain a ghbrt time in that he lets out Filters on at a small per and if purchased within one for hire will be A liberal allowance made to retail and to for exportation BRITISH PAINT per Turpentine Linseed through everyAftertwon lit Sunday and Petworth and Saturday at a quarter before wcept and Broadstairs and Sunday at Oxford Light through every Morning at half past ht Postcoadi theRegu every Parcels and Packages are safely and expeditiously con this Inn to every and ntry Seat in the follovfing ai parts of tlie Isle of Guern Sei a11 Farts of France and to all Parts of the Take that no containing china Bank however small the1 will be accounted if lost or damaged nor any Parcel or passengers of more specified as such when delivered at the Office and Portsmouth now and elegant Li carryoniyfour thr 1 and ess for Neat at the shortest per cwt Genuine Ground White Leaddfthefihefst quality UPTON inaddressing the most respect Mty that their is of the finest In article it may be justly the best is the The genuine is the napst as w ell as trieyJUOSJprAamental while theinferior having had thel nffmallic powers soon become and are unequal to constant exposure to the sell White Lead at prices from per for the reasons before they only Tecom rtend the first quality these will be found superior to many kinds that are offered to the Public as the at much higher Thetlnderraentioned AntiCorrosive Paints are very neat in are very and are easily requiring only to be thinned with oil they ire suited for Park Palings and all out door ANTICORROSIVfi per cwt Bright lied Dark ditto Black Paint Yellow White per Invisible Greea Olive ditto Bright Green Lead Colour Stoneditto Chocolate Prepared per Refined Coal Tar per Merchants and Dealers supplied with every descrip tion of Colours advantageous SEti0NI The High Herschel was right in his speech at the great Syhdgogne in when he that the bpnlent Jews in London are the and most unfeeling in the As for in aey other Jews are notparticnlar in Law iriind or riding io tKeir carriages on the Sabbfttfi anS most of them are men oi and a of in the fate the Efcpeforof theXVng of and other Monarctis emflldyedsdianer pfttiem as ari4 even who But in Jewtand the in latter in their It is iaechatiwcs tind middle classes of Jews awi the charitaHest superstitious a rich whHfiinI wlVa lias lived id fbe applie who is related It Is ifo wottder money on they are cast their folltKwmgIs a aPfecard which stuck jrj the City ori PUBJ4G The Pablk eatertaiirs seffseof the growing1 evils of audit been suggested that the from its weigbtof intelligence aad with the greatest iproprietyii lead in hibiting1 a ptowinent exaaiple to thfe coufntry at employmehtr the poor only practicable resource be the of Waste land from iteprexiwitf bee plated affmoftt desirable ami a its suitably Applied fon all who to GovermniJnt which be the bernefitof the For purposes i might be of Continued from our Paper of WAITHMAN havingiead the preamble and some of the principal clatiseS the Riot continued he by that several and seditious meetings had of Iat6 been was manifestly not to abridge the right of assembling1 for lawful to prevent meet ings bad not a lawful and to disperse such after havirig been legally had become riotous or In either of the the Magistrates were required Co go as near to the assembly consisting of 12 persons or more as they possibly could wjth and after having cbmmanded srlgnce in an audible to read die Proclamation whteh the Act set or deringthose assembled to on pain of If they did not comply with this Proclama within one boor after it was so the Map were authorised and directed to use such force as would be sufficient to take the parties into in order to have them tried for a capital that the Meeting at Manchester were ilfegal from the it did not appear that the Magistracy had acted according to The Riot Act did not that if the meeting but that if it continued riotously and tomultuously for than an hour after the read ing of the then but according to the spirit and meaning of the not till then were the Magistrates to use It was from the clear and plain construction of the entire that it never was intended to interfere with any meeting legally until such meet ing became so riotous or tumultuous as to endanger the public and even then not until after the preliminary forms of law prescribed by the Act had been In this Act tbere was no mention made of the However necessary it might in some the lives ofthe Magistrate were in to have recourse to the military there was throughout the the slightest notice of It was the civil authority and that that must The worthy Magis trates of Manchester thought other They seemed to have that the aid of the and that was called for for without as far as could be collected from al the evidence which had been collected waiting for the observance of all the preliminary forms whict the Act they directed the military the Yeomanry Cavalry to surround the These gallant heroes performed the exploit in i most valorous They dashed on toward the cutting their way indiscriminately through a vast multitude of unoffending and inof fensive hear loud and piercing cries for mercy and pro tection were answered by the cuts of sabres or the trampling of the first accounts of this horrible scene had reached the the Ministerial hirelings were loud in their boasts of the triumph which had been obtain This gallant charge of the Manchester Yeo manry Cavalry extolled as a masterpiece o and the nonresistance ofthe defenceless multitude was tauntingly ascribed to the circum stance that there was no Alderman to in spire the with a contempt of the Magistracy there was no Alderman Waithman there who would encourage them by his own opposition to the civil This was in other that there was no one present who had hu manity or courage enough to attempt to restrain the fury and atrocity which induced the Yeomanr Cavalry to cot down and children who eotildnot resist applause fol loriedihiapart of the worthy Aldermans speech m as well as on two or three other occasions in the course of his several of the au dience below the bar warmly he observed in not ambitious o the honour which the Ministerial writers would as sigrt him brit their taunts should not hinder him from a faithful discharge of his nor from an avowal ofthe conduct which he had adopted on the to which they had so often The proceedings at the Smithfield Meetings had been and ended without Bat to whom was the praise of this the great body of the London who had been averse to any of thosesevere by Which the mindsof the people might have tated and The Meetingpassed off very to the no small chagrin of per whomight have looked to a different result fact was be Con that many of those meetings were by the opposition which was made to into air importance which otherwise they could never It was the same with some of those who were concerned in promoting They were and it was a confirmed by ex that persecution gained proselytes to the weakest cause if suffered to pass or at persecution might sink of itself Thejfe one circumstance connected at Manchester to Which he should Jt was ope which every man with wjiora he nad conversed looked upon with It wasthat his Royal Highness the Prince gross misrepresenta tiiid feh induced to and apt fcfaly to bof to and express for the the Manchester Ma giatrates nnJ olf1 Cavalry jwhiclraao dispassionate man could contemplate without which iad untimely deprived several of his Majestys in nocent subjects of and which had entailed upon maiiy others a state of misery for their This approval ori the part of the head of the Go vernment to say the least of had no was the consequence of gross hear In looking back updn melancholy and shocking he had at least one consolation in which he was certain the people of England fully partici It that none of them were trated by any portion of our regular military hear he proud to were free from the foul stain of having attacked and sabred a crowd of defenceless and been by the supporters and defenders of the Man chester tu and disaffection weremanifest Hy i he and the mpttos which they bore if the bearing of flags was a net a troop of dragoons sent into the City of during the last who might have swept him away Waithman arid the flags which were borne before him on that occasion i continued the worthy addressing him self particularly to the ray Lord did they not at that period sweep myself and my flags from the and placeyour Lordship in the seat which I have now the honour fohold Hisfseat as a member for the City which the Lord Mayor lost in the election alluded be would were not the dragoons seat to the Smithfield where there wasnearly an ecjual number of and many them with similar inscriptions to those used at Manchester Buttfce Court were well aware ofthe cunse o this The lawofficers ofthe City had given their opinion that it would be His Ma jestys Secretary of nearly all the authorities who were bad given it as their that the Smithfield Meeting was not as their that It should not be unless it became tu thatthc peace was But it be said that the Manchester Meeting was not a legal one He without meaning to enter into the opinions of those who promoted that it was as legal a Meeting as that atSmUhfielci was admited to be so by some of highest au thorities in the And taking it for granted that the Meeting at Manchester was he were the inhabitants to be prevented from expressing their sentiments Were the in habitants of London the only persons to whom this privilege was to be granted Were they to be the only allowed to meet while their fellow subjects in Manches ter it should be borne in were not di rectly represented in Parliament to be debarred the exercise of a right to which they had equal claim with every class of Englishmen Were they alone to be slaughtered and sabred for doing that which elsewhere could be done in peace aod se curity And was the fact of their having been so sabred to not only with but with out or without having the voices of their fellow subjects lifted up against so flagrant a vio lation of their common rights Some of them could remember the consternation which and the importance that was attached to the cir cumstance of a single man being killed in a riot ia Georgesfields they could all jemember the serious inquiry set afloat by this great city when a life was tost at the time Sir Burdett was committed to the on all it was and properly that the Constitution could be as seriously wounded through the sion or injury of a single as by the less of however considerable then1 He should as much wish as any man that the people could meet under the general magistracy of the under the authorities best calculated to give dignity and importance to their The people of for can or ra ther he should could meet in der their own to express and some laughter at the allusion to the Lord Mayors refusal to call a But was it not too much to charge the who had not the aid of those who were considered their with being tumultuous rash in meet ing in after they had in vain applied to the Magistrates7to convene assemblies in the usual manneryand had almost as often as they so applied met with nothing butabrupt refusals the people had they had con ducted themselves in general without the attendance and support of those who formerly attended their So delicate were some persons of allowing the people fo judge for that on a subject upon which they ought to be peculiarly able to mode in which a new tax would afiect they were not thought by their Chief Ma gistrate to have sense or discretion enough to con si Such a or even competent to give in tructlonsto their own if even mischief on apy did arise from popular might he ought the re sponsibility ofsuch mischief to fall On whom else but those who threw the on their own re sources for the expression of their grievances Oa the who would they legally convene the people togetbqr uu the who seemed to encourage Ma gistrates to throw every difficulty in the of the people in the expressions of their the Resolutions he had prepared for ttsis he had taken the most studious   

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