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British Press (Newspaper) - April 20, 1820, London, Middlesex . PRICB 7d. THBAritE.nOYAt, DltUHY-hANB. This EVFNfNG, T^URSDAV, /ipril go, his Majesly's Servants will ppiriirm SlAktjipart's first "king henry the fouktm. Kins Minry (he Foiirlli, Mr. Fiiiilf ; Prfiirc iif Wiilrs, Mr. Pcnify"; Hotspur, Mr. Ki'iin; Sir Richard Vrrtioii, Mr. Bnr-n.ird; Sir Waller BlunI, Mr. Hullmiil , Sir Joliiv Knlslitif, !\rr. .�teplieii Kenible (who is eiiifagprt here fur thrpe iiiglils}. Lady Percy, Mrs. Robiioon; iliislcss, Mrs. Ilarlowe. To which will beRilitei), lllh lime,� Broml F*rclcal Paiito-niimical I)rnnia,'iu Iwii nc(s,en(|lle>l SHAKSFEARE VKHsOs HARLEQUIN., Harlequin, Mr. Harley ; CnrpornI Biiuiice, Mr^Uow.lon . Gasconade, iMrUaltie; JoeSnip, Mr. MoDcien; Abriiliani' Mr. Kni^lil-, Simon, Mr. Oxbervy; Forffe, Mr. RwRseU ' Taffy, Mr. Hughes;" Meicury, Mr. T. Cooke; First .lu'siicc; Mr. 'Butler. Ufrs. Snip, Mrs. Hsriowe;. DoUy .Snip, Ma. dame Vealrit; Siikey Chillcilin, Miss Povey. The Doors will be opene.l, nl yalf-past SW o'rCiOcki .'llie Perfurmance will commenre precisely nt Seven, Boxes 7i.; SecmuhVriee 3s. 6tl -Pit 3ii. 6.1.; Second Price 29.-t�|P��ali�Tfc3s.pS�eoii.l Vriee l^te-^pperGiU* Iwy Is.; Second Prire 6d. The Box Office will be open from Eleven lill Five o'clock -Places to be lakan of Mr. Rodu'ell, liox Buok-keepfr. To-morrow, Arlaxerxes-Three Weeks After Marriage- and Shakspearc versus Hailequiii. On Saturday, Wild Oata, with Sliaksprnre versus Har/c-qnin. Mr. Keau will make his first appearance in King Lear on Monday next. ' THE A rUEIiOYA I., CO VEST-GA HOES. THIS EVENING, THURSDAV, A|.ril 20, be acted a new Musical Diawa, called IVaNHOE; f^r, thf. km(:ht templar. Ivanhoe, Mr. C. Kenilile ; Sir IJ>;;in>ilrl I'mni de Boenf (knight T'emplnr), .Mr. .Macrendy; Sir Brian Cinilerellu, or The I.illle GlaasSltpper. On Saturday, first, tiiiif, a new i^.lusical Kumance, called Henri Qiiatre, or Paris in the Oldeii Time. JIR. matiiew.s AT homf., AT THE THEATRE ROYAL E.\(;L1SH OPEIIA HOUSE, STBANU, THIS evening. THURSUAY, Apnl 20. and on !\Ioiid-,tys, TbursdHys, anil Saturdays, diirin;^ the ivoDth of April, uImmi be will huve llie liontiur of-introducing his Friends lu his COUNTllY cousins. Boxes and Places lu he had of .Mr. Stevenson, at ihe Strand Entrance, aud at feariiiau's Library, 170, Bmid-tlreet. - -ARMY GONTRACTS. - Co.\IMimBIAT, OKPillTMENT,' TUFAsmiT- CiiA^mctts; Apbii- 6, 182ii. M^OTIGE is herehif frivejijo all Hertmis d'sir-ova ofrontrattinr, lo Snp/jlg BEEF anil'MUTTOS fur (lie Ute of the Atm)i, ' To his Majesty's Uan(i;i->rces in Cantonments, Quarters, a'�il Barracks, in llie'itudPr'mculiuned Connlies : Berks (incl^din"S ENGAGEMENT. \\\^ EVENING, THURSDAY. Ai>ri\ 20, ujll lie prfRf'iitrd a new Cumjc I'aiiloniiinic i.)aiice, SKULLS AND OARS; or, I.OVK IN A WHERUY. After v�Uicl�, \\\\\ lime, ihf lujjhly pnpulor Historical Mtlo- THE FATE OF CAEAS. Cains, Sfr. Ren^oiiffh; Mark Antome Calas, Mr. W:i|. kins; Edward, Mr. Huntley; Audirlr. Smilh; the Capilonl. iMr. Grant; Jaciib. .Mr. W. S Chmierley; Lawrence, Mr. Filz*illiiiii. .M idamv Ciilas, .M iss Toylor; Pau-line, Mrs. lloriij Jeailuetic, Mi>s Oipelaud. To which will be added (lOih time), the popular Biirlctia, call,-d WIDOW AND NO WIDOW. Csptaiii Perdue, Mr. Piyne; Capslfru, his Valet, iMr. Rid|;w�y; Vapid, Mr. Fiizwilliam; (iuldfiueh, Mr. Wat-kins; Jeremy Diddler, Mr. Wyatt ; Captain Jenkins, iMr. Smith; Captain Peikius, Mr. Ellis; Capiaiu Wilkius, Mr. Adrorit. .Mrs. Penlue, l\Ir=. Mouutain. Boxes, 4s. -Pit,-2*.-Gallery, Is.- Doors open a! Half-past Kive, iie^io at Half-past Six.--Half Price at Half-past Eis^lit.- Much nuveliy is iu preparation. To-miirriiw, Ivanhoe, w-iili Widow and No Widow. TO BOOK ATSD M APSELLEILS, Ct>PPER-PLATE I*1UNTERS, STATIONEKa^bf?n:.ixveirViftji!i�i4St\7Li.(!Q EXHl. That Ihe deliveries are to commence on aud for the S5ili day'of May next; that Pi'xposnis in Wriliii?, aealed up aud marked " Teiiderfor.Army.Snpplies," will be received at this OtKce, on or before Tuesday lliedd day of Majf next; (but none will he received after TwelVe iycinck iiri ttlat iJil^), and if sent by |>ost,the-puaia!!t! mlisLbe paid. ' ' Proposals must liebe formiinH i>f ih'eCoiitbrrr;' ittid iVo (^bpdaai wlltbe ribticeiT unless made on a |>rinjed TenJer, and �he firiet-s-exprdisetl in words at length; and shnuld it so happen thai durius; the continuance of the Conlriet no Troops shonid be sup. plied by virtue of the same, tite 'Amount of the Stamps on the Contract anil Bond, paid in Ike first instance by .the : Coiitiaclor, will be refunded to him. Particulars of the Contracts may be had upon apptira. lion at these Charabers,belweeh Ihe hours of Eleven and Five, HU>1 al the OlRce of Deputy Coinraissary-General Young, Edinbu ri;h. EAST INDIA HOUSE, April 19, J820. IHE COURT of DIRECTORS of ikt UNITED COMPANY of MERCHANTS of ENG. LAM), trading lo Ihe EAST 1N'D1E. claim has been iiiaile fur loss. Proposals fully explanatory of the principles and rales of llie ('ompany, iniy be had at the principal Office in Cheap, side, Loudon, and of Ihe several Afeiifs in the Cuunlry. HENRY DESBOROUGH, Juii. Secretary. Cbeapside, Loudon, April 8, 1820. TO SOLICITORS, BANlvERS, AND OTHERS, IN THE COUN IRY. Gentlemen who are wiltiiitf to act as Agents for the Atlas Aasurance Company, are requested to address their np|ilicaliiiii In ihe .Srcretary at the OIHcc iu Cbeapside, ac-coinpaiiii'd with a reference to persons in Luiiduii. DELPHIN SCHOOL EDITIONS, ON A NEW PLAN. Just published, 8s. hound, 1. TU-VENAL uiiil PERSIUS; rontainini; 9 RUPEini'S and KCENIG'S TEXT, DELPHIN NOTES, and wiihout the ORUO. 2. VIKGIL, HEYNE'S TEXT, ditto, dillo, 10s. Cd. 3. CMSAK, OBERUN'S TEXT, dillo, JOs 6d 4. HUMERI II.IAS; a New Edition, wilh English Nulis, 12s. 6d. bound. " This is K very compact and usefi-.l Edition of the Hind, for the Use ol .Schools. The force of the Panicles, a dis tin^uishiii^ beauty of the (irt-cian laiit^nat^e, is well pointfd out. It wi/l be found, beyond nil comparison, the best Edi-tiiin for the Use of Schools, at present cxtaiil."-Auti-Ju' oubiu Review, September, 1819. " This is, perhaps, the must useful Edition of the Miro-nlnn Bard that has yet m.ide its appearance. It is also cri-tical iu an eminent decree, and coniaius a judicious and well.written account of llie digamnia, toi;ether wilh a dis-seitalion upon the Homeric metre, principally selpcled from the writiuirs of Prnt'issor Dunbar and Air. R. P.- lkni(;hl. The Notes are partly original, and partly taken fiom lleyne, Claike, and Knight. The author has judiciously enlivened the heavy, critical matter of his work by quulaliuns from Pope's admirable trauslaliou, and adoined il with a few pa-ralM passa\'. 'V 37. " And when he was'come nigbf even unio Ihe descent of Ihe Mount of 0|ive�, thtf irlnite-inirilitude iif Ihe Disciples jrejnioe, aiul,^ uraiur.Gud with >> hiud .voioe,irvr all Ihe'misifly wiifkathiU Wyt/ia seeA; " ' 38. " Snyine, blessed lMlb'eKriH(^(bat Cometh in tlie name of Ihe Lord, (teace iij Heavei^�4i^g'lorynnUlie'hiig\i8�l.'*i' ______ infiailviy.raorp.dusaitlr, aiMt^ay-iiMll^be eoniriiared -io aay'.\ Forfi^n Lace whatever. . " . URLJNd'S'LACE i�ibv�rMbIy�eiieir Willi the Patentee's initials^ " G. F. U. aa'd Co." and ihe words, �By ihe Queen's authority." Whoresale and RelilirXace House,302,-Strand,oppoaite Cecil-slreet. '  ., .. S N.B.-Starched LncC: niay frrqueatiy be detected by holding it up to the lighij wjieii the fibres will'be paitially visible. ''jl^HE HERMIT JN LONDON. VoU. IV. I and v. which ciimjdete Ibis amusing'Work, will be published on MONDAY NEXT, the 24lb instant. Condnit-slreel, April ]6.. SIR Al^THUR CLARKE'S ESSAY on BATHING, Ihe Fifth Edilion, i Cotfers, knd iiumrnMis Cuts. Price3s.6d. i . 2. THE DEVIL ON TWO SHCKSI IN LONDOW. Third Edition; 13 coloured Plates. Price Ss.ed. . 3. THE METROPOLIS: a Faahioiiable Novell By the Author of Ihe preceding. 3 vols. Price 1{. 48. 4. DRESS and ADDRESS. By the Author of " The Greeks," � Pigsorts," &c. Third Edition ; Six coloarad .Plates. Plaice 6s.' This C.lKROLI^, llie CoiHrar'or, bey'n rpniiurl iSe Public thai il,e TWO Ft RSt PRIZES DRAWN NEXT IHURSDAV, MUST HAVE TWO or iiJo.oim In nddiliiin ; and hKu on that |>av more than TWENTY OTHER CAflTAI.S WILL HE DRAWN. Every Ticket and Share houL'bt In f .re Next Thursday wilt have a chance ttirnut^litiMt the Loitfiyfor the 4......Prizes of......jt-.TlldWi - 2......Pii.?PK of,..... 30.min 2.....Prises ol...... KI.OOO . iiC. SiC. Moni-y and t.'iMisols, I'ormiug 103 CAPITALS Tu-ketsgnd Shares are .SellMig by CARROLL, Conlraclor, No 19, Coriihill, and'26, Oxford-'streel, London; and by all his Asents in the Coniiiry. CARROLL Shared and Sold, in the lasi f tht> rarmers in hi* diatrict'to giv^nrt^Vlyiasnititaiirp,thoi��hIreirtrcwjj-ly advised me to give up the Ui(ti w^ii'li'woillilj on iDBtiy account*',; be tm^eBSant, it' not daiigerou'. 1 wMs tifot,. ltolaves has increased their value ten-fold, and five thousand dollars is now not an unusual price fiir a useful one. The consequence is, that the poorer fanners are now obliged lo do every thing almost fur themselves. I hiave often found but one Hottentot \o cook and perform the menial offices, the Boor and his children ploughing, sowiug, and even _____ leadiBg their own osen. The front pair of a.span is da, is published, ip two vols. 8vo. priceMj,4.. bo,jds, .�/�''*� 'P � �!'�ay* 1^'' i . } �� ^^j�7j�;5rittSEa''T^6 :�*red;thelo*wtt�ccnp8tion. It t� therefore-very \ oi^r....J.- .. i....:^-.- f�:J.^-.- L distresaing to those who are obliged io do it. As far as I have been able la judge, the slaves in Africa are by no means that unh�|ipy ill-treated race of beings, that those of the West Indies are described to be. Here they are generally well clothed, always well fed, have high spirits, and appear to be a sort of privileged servants, talking with the greatest familiarity to their masters and mistresses. Their children are always brought up with those of the house, and appear to enjoy every thing in common with ihem ; as they grow up they are taught different trades ; the females household occupations, and males to be wai;goners� he. After their masters day's work is finished, they are allowed lo work on their own account, and wilh their savings they in time purchase their freedom. That there are instances of brutality towards them, there can be no doubt, and sometimes indeed wlieii a poor fellow has purchased liis liberty, his master afterwards denies it, and sells hitn again. Sucli monsters are to be found in every country, but I am of opinion, that, generally speaking, the slaves in South Africa are w$ll treated. The town of ZwelTendam is situated similarly lo that of Gracediile, and resembles Stellenboacli ii> appearaiM^e. A stream called the Corn Land River, runs through it, and there is a small ueat chapel nedr; the wines,, which are very bad, are made by the neighbouring farmers, who find a moderate sale for all they manufacture, so that no endeavours are made to improve the quality of thera. May 28.-At sunrise I set oifon ray journey, but 1 had not gone many yards, before my new purchased horse sbev^ed me pretty plainly by his kicking ami plunging, that he would not carry the portmati-teau, go that I made Casper exchange and mount him. In about an hour, we Crossed the BofFil Yaeth's River, a clear stream i the foad was good, and wound Touud the Zwellendam Berg, At ten we arrived at a farm house, where the horses were to be baited. The owner was Unfortunately out, but some Hottentot women gave lue a supply of bread, butter, and m'rtli, ai/d as i liail tea with nie, I made a good breakfast, after which I remounted. On leaving ibe bed of the Karnemeiko River, which was now quite dry, we passed on, and soon afterwards crossed the Slang River, a dirty stream, then the Davenuck's River, which was a clear one, and deeper than the former, though stillfordable. On its banks is the farm of Daniel Torres. The Grolfalher's (i�randfalher*�) bnsth's (woody) Beiig, and the Plat Kloof, now headed the roail, and at four we arrived at Peter Du IVie's farm, on the Krombuka'a River, distant ffotu ^wellendHin about forty niiles, I was glad tu remain here during the night, as 1 was pleased wiiU the appearance of the family, which consisted of � tine bandsonie oldntfan/ a respectable old lady, and aeveral grown up com and daugliters. The'old cndple had been married forty years, aud had five auas and three dadghters. lu addition to the hospitality of their homble board, which I gladly siiared, I was very thankful to my good utd host for oiFei-ing to t�fce care of one of my bnrse* that had been hurt, and Irnding SICILY, tendin' lo lllusirate some Districts which have not been descrilied by Mr. Eilslaec in his Classical Tonr. By Sir RICHARD COLT HOARE, Bart. *, it has been a topic of general regret in Ihe literary world that Mr. Citslace did not lire In fioisli the Supplementary Volume to his " Classical Touri" so as to form a complete Work on Ibe present and past Stale of Italy, for -whit h he was engaged in rolleclin^ materials at Ihe period of his premature decease. But what Mr, Eustace did not live, lo accomplish Sir Richar(| Cult Hoare has executed, aud in soch a manner as, it is hoped, will be al once acceptable to the Public, and gratifying tu the nnmerous Friends of Mr. Eustace, as a tribute of respect to his genius, and of affection to his memory. t^-t A few Copies of the game Work, in 4lo., remain unsold, price 2/. 2s. in boards. Printed for J. Mawman, 39, Ludgate-street. Of whom may be had, EUSTACE'S TOUR ; 4 vols. 8vo. price in boards 31. The same Book, with Sir R. C. HOARE'S TOUR through ITALY and SICILY; 3 vols. 4lo.61.68. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. . (Coniityaed from ovr Paper of geiterday.J The Brede river being full, we were obliged to go along i's banks, till wje cuine to the port or ferry boat, which is siaiilar to their waggons, level at each end and fastened to a thick rope lied to stakes on each side the river, this running u|ong the side of the boat through rollers-, one man is sufiScient to push it across, though loaded wilh a waggon, two bullocks, and my two horses. In half an hour frpin the river I arrived at Zwelleiiden, distant from Ilumau's 32 miles. The town has a very pretty appearance, the white houses and the range uf mountains at the back, and the cuhivuted lands around, uppraring from the distance like gardens, strike the eye of a traveller, especially an Indian, and one used to the flats of Brllgul, I rode up to the Landrost, Mr. B.'s house, to whom i had letters uf introduction, but found he was out in his letils some miles ofl'. I was directed tu the Ituiise tif the Field Cornet, a name given to the uCiicer who carries into effect tile orders of the LHiiilrosI, and who in the Dutch time rais:.-d tha fairiuers in the neighbourliood and headed them agaimt the KufTcr.*, Tliey are expected to entertain all travellers, who also must report themselves lo them. . The Cornet, Peter Tuule, was also from home, but his wife and sister, two very pretty women, especially the latter, welcomed me in Dutch ; and the Laodrnsl's servant, who had conducted me here, spoke �iiglish, io \hn\ \ explained all inv,wants. As it was necessary to make arrangements for my .future progre^Sj I begged the servants to iiirt: ine twp hursesfmy own being too fatigued to go on. A relation uf my i^ostess now caine in, and as he ;jpoke a little Eng i(li, I coqtrii'ed to keep up a kind of cnii'versaliuh ilnt'l'F the horse's-arrived, together Willi a guide, when I was told that the Land* lOrt wall not mure than an hoiir itnd st Iralf* dis-' lance olf. We kept along the rangeof the 2weir�>wdam Bin^, till we arriv.ed at a steep descent aod a kloof on the oyposiie sidii. In abofit'ttireehonra after starting, we saw two'riuall tenU,'ajnilridiug up to it me aiioCher to go us far a* the iiest' Tario, where I them, luuiid Air. JS. wlio, iti the ptiliteRt manner, did every thing I rri]uir�d; gafeme a route for iby cDuldii^ocare a aubatituie. May 23.-Iwai nwakeoed about five ibis morning by my venerable"e�terta�nii.g b h.ym",�i>d afii-r rewarding; them for titeir kindness to me, I left them Mr^Jl!,� ; and Came rtjnnin^ tip ro' embrace ine, when 1 darted ont of the donri, �o tlitf great umnsement of the^ fifriiiers* who were present. My host hesitated in either celling or hiring a horse in exchange for the one his father had lent me; however, at las', he sup|ilied ine with � iui>'f-r-; ubie animal at a dollar a day, with �� a>^reeitie!\( ?.j (lay /tim fifiT dollars if ! did not brint; hitu b>irk, and five clolUrs as an arivanc&'of the lure. The rond from the Baths thus far (lail hVen very good ; but it now becatne unpleasant lor triivt-llmi* �n, as we had to pass ove� a Coniinnafiin') of hills. These were covered wiih the aloe plant, whii In grows froni one to eight feet hit;h/ and has the leaves lafire and thick, like the pine apple plant. We were two hoars before we t/arhe on ti lv>lei'-able level cotfntry, when Oak Krawl/ the farm uf Legraiice, came in sight. This is jnst h;ill'-w�y br-tvNeen the house we had left tintl Soyinno'*, and here the horses shonid hate been rested; but we went on, and gradually ascended lilLwe c>�rtie to a fine plain, and in two hoOrs arriveil at the farm of Tiger Sontain, belonging to Cortielin.') SnyniaM, who, will) his wife, received uie very kindly. In the conversation which ensned. old StiynYdn was speaking very highly of the Engli-ih Gnvernnient. May 23.-It was late before Siiyman awoSie me! this inoriiitig, but When 1 set ofl' I promised the old conple not to pass on my retnrn withont 'stoppiMg with them. The mad again improved, and in half an hour we came up to the house of Mr..Ddrhou�ei In an hour further we came amongst a Collection of hills, and ascending a very stetp one];; saw the! Gauritz or Gous River, as it'is .pronounced, rolling along in a broad atreain at the 'bottom. We descended a winding path leading lowariU it, at everjr step of which new beauties tatne in view. The scene was wild and grand be3'niMl descripi tion.' The False lliver here joitfs the Gunritz. Qii its bank wus Ihe miserable house of Sourmuu, and on the opposite bank of Ihe O'luriii is the farm of Eneas Myers, to which we wadtd over through the stream. This river, by ri^Ceiving iu its the waters of many other streams, very often from ruin or the melting of the snow on the mountains^ risea many feet in the course of a few hours, and w�gj gons are often delayed on its banks uniil it again falls ; many Who have hazarded crossing tt have been overturnefl. This river is the boundary of the Zwellendam aid George's Districts. A miserable breakfast was produced, and rndeeil misery was so visible on all ar('.- >f ^ Gaspar rode in fit-st; leading the' baggilge Kdr�es. Tlie animals were tfoon obliged to wnh;'but my horse being taller, just kept bia leg^ir,'the water coming up to the saddle;- ' �  We had no* to ascMida'Tt-ir}''iteei* 'hill, and on giiinitig the sumiiiit liW a; floe view ittf the �ur. rounding country and of tbe >�a to the right of it. ;