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British Press (Newspaper) - December 5, 1820, London, Middlesex � V.....' �� � NtTMBER 5616. LONDON,, TUESDAY.-BECEMB.ER 5, 1820 Pki^e 7d. THEATRRROYAL, DRURT-LANE. THIS EFENING, TUESDAY. Dec. 5, his Majesty's Servantn will perform Ibe Comedy of THE DRAMATIST; OR, STOP HIM WHO CAN. V�pid (wilh the oripnat Epilogue), Mr. Elliston ; Lord Scratch, Mr. Gatlie; Ennui, Mr. Barley; Floriville, Mr. RiKsell. Ladf. Waitforl, Mrs. Harlowe; Louisa Courtney, Miss Srailhson; Marianne, Mrs. Edwin. After which (first lime at this Thtatre) the Farce of ' THE SPOIL'D CHILD. Little Piclile, Madame Vealria (her firsf appearance in that character); Tap;, Mp. Elliston. To conclude with (6lh time),a new Musical Drama, called JUSTICE ; Or, THE CALIPH AND THE COBBLER. TJiBCaliph, Mr. Cooper; Giaffer, Mr. Poole; Kaled, Mr. Harley; Father of Mouael, Mr. Gattie; Abdallah, Mr. Bar. nard. Zebudah^Mrs. Bgerton ; SelimarAIUs Kelly; Mousel, ftladame Vestw. i~ . Tlie Protogae to be Spoken by KTr. Barnard, the Cpllogne by Miss Kelly. Tl>e interior of the Theatre has been completely einbeU lisbed and oewly decorated. ,- - Places for the Boxes to be taken of Mr. Rodwell, at the Private Box Entrance, Little Russell-street, until tbetom-pletittii of the Portico. The Doors will he opeqed at Half-past Six o'clock, and the Performances on each Evening commence at Seven. Boxes, 7s."; Second' Price, 3s.6d.-Pit, 3s.-6d.; Second Price, 2e.-Lower Gallery, Ss.; Second Price, Is.-Upper Gallery, Is.; Second Price, 6d. To-morrow, Pizarro, wilh The Children in the Wood. On Thursday, Jnlins Cresar, with A Wild Goose Chsse. On Friday, Wild Cats-and Justice, or The Caliph and the Cohbler. On Saturday, Guy Mannering: Henry Bertram, Mr. Braliam. TffRArnK.ROY.4L, CllVEST-GARDRN. fWlHlS EVENING. TUESDAY. Dec. 5, Jm~ will be performed, Siiakspeare^s Comedy of TWELFTH NIGHT. in the course nf liie Comedy will he introduced Songs, l^ttct", Glees, and Choruses, the Poetry selected entirely frum the Plays, Poems, and Sonnets of ShakspeareJ Puke "Orsino, Wr. Abbott; Valentine, Mr. Taylor; Cutiu, Mr. Pyne ; Sir Toby Belcli, Mr. Emery ; Sir Andrew AgiK-cheek, Mr. Lislon.;-Sebastian, Mr. Parsloc ; Antonio, Mr Chapman; Roberto, Mr. Jefferies ; Friar, Mr. Alkins; AJalvolio, Mr. tV.,-Farren; Clown, Mr. Fawcett ; Fabian. Sir. Durusct; Solanio, Mr. Comer ; Benvolio, Jlr/Tinriey, Olivia, Miss Greene; Viola, Miss M. Tree; Maria, Mrs. G.hhs. - The following ate the Selections from Shakspe^ire:- Act I.-" Full many a glorious Morning;" Sonnets.- Glee, " Who is Sylvia Two Gentlemen of Verona.- Sontj, ** Even as the Sun ;'* Venus and Adonis.-Duetto, " Or|iheus wilh his Lnle;" King Henry VIII. Act H.-Glee, " Come o'er the Brook;" King Lear and Poems.-Glee, "On a day;" Love's Labour Lost.-^^Glee and Chorns^ " A Cup of Wine;" Henry IV. Part II. Act IIL-Song,." Crabbed age;" Sonnets.-Duetto, *' Cesario, by the Rosea of the Spring;*' Twelfth Nigbt.- Glee, " O, by rivers ;' Poems.. AcllV.-SongtJ.'. p how much more dqtb Beauty;" Son-nets.-Sonir,."-Take all my love*;" Sonnets.-Masque Glee, " Come unto these ycilov mnd�Tempest.-Chorus, '* Daily joys be still upon you ;" Tempest. Act V.-Song, " In bowers of laurel;" Poems.-Song, " Bid rat-discourse;" Venus and Adonis.-Finale, " When that I was ;" Twelfth Night. In Act IV.-will beiutroduced Sbakspeare's Grand Masque of JUNO AND CERES. After which, 3d time, a new Melo-drema, in two acts, called THE WARLOCK OF THE GLEN. Clanronald, Mr. Connor; Aldelberl, Master Uoden ; An-^, fro.mSd. each upwards; all made of the. most supe-lirr Book, Jaconet, anil C.imbric Muslins. And the Portrait of lier Maje.aly Quern Caroliue (the best ever yet engraved), upon Cloth, at lOd. each. Alsoi on conaignraeot, � ton weight of fine Ginger, at 8d. per lb. iu.any !' excellent Mustard, in casks of 12 lb each, nl 8il. per lb. With a variety of other artirles, all at prices welt worth the atlentiun of Dealers or Families residing even in the >m>sl r�4nute parts of the kingdom, BEAUrfFUt RESIDENCE AND ESTATE. / TO BE SOLD, t'glHAT well-known and celt-bratfd Sporting 1 Villa colled the WOLD COTTAGE, late the properly .,1 EdwardTopham, Esq. with the GARDENS, PLEASURE erson of your Majesty. At a legs distracted period we slionid not have presumed to intrude our senlimenis upon your Majesty; in ordinary times, their uncalled-for avowal might he construed into unworlhy aduialion, or mistaken for an ostentatious pretension to superior loyally. We disclaim all such motives- we are strangers to any such indueemeuta. But these arc not ordinaiy times ; and if.we now declare our feelings, it is because we have witnessed wilh sorrow, and with shame, the active attempts of loo many of our fellow.-subjecfs to disseminate iloclrines, and to recommend measures, which appear lo its to tlirealcn nut llie Thnfne only, and the Altar as inseparably connccieil with the Throoc, but the peace of every man's home, and the very existtm'e of that order of things upon' which every true F.utflishnrin rests his confidence of enjoying fur his own life, and his hope of Irans-mitliug to po'iterily all (be blessings of a free Guvernmeiil. To enumerate those i)lrsain};'', .iiniiittirrupteJIy secured to us since the happy Accession uf yonr Majesty's illustrious Family to the Throne of these Realms, would far exr:tjed the bounds of this our humble .Address. Hu(, deeply convinced as we are, by our own experience, aod confirmed in that iin-pre.r his frame, which proposal was indignantly refused. SOUTH AMERICA. The Pollnwing letters, wliich are oflkial, will be read with the deepest interest by those who have taken, as we have, art anxious part in the liberation of the Spanish Provii'ires; and, particularly, in the conduct of General D'Evereus, and of that portion of the Irish troops who have not abandoned tire service. It removes all doulit from every fair � and candid mind, not ntily as lo the .good faith and integrity of the Commandant, but as to the atrtho-riiy with which be was charged by Bolivar.- f Freeman's Journal, j No. I. " Baranquilla, August 30, 1820. . " Iwitbed to ba5e deferred,wriiinfrto you till the Presij. drat bad rrlvnuKlo this place, anil inade our final arrvnge-^. ments)'but Ibe General this mocning recei.ved a teller from hla>, saying, that as soon''as the froops.had occupied Hara-caibo, we should proceed by way of Ihelake to join the main army in the interior, with.the -few of fhe Legion slill remaining here in Colonel Monlillu's-division -The state of Ihe roads renders it impossible we should proceed by way of the Magdalena anil Ocana. The General intends requesting that the few of us here may be allowed lo accvmp^iny, as volunteers, the Expedition which is on the point uf attacking Sania Martha. Should ibis "be tallowed us, we shall have an oppoilunity of being present at an enterprise, which, if successful, will produce a stronger sensation in Europe than any thing which has yet been done ; Santa Martha being one of the most important ports on the coast. The force preparing against il will consist of about thirty gun-boals, an i 1,500 men, some of them new levies, but ihere is the Rifle Batialion of Uolivai'a guard, 600 strong, in very fine order, and entirely commanded By English ofiffcers Admiral Briuo will command Ihe naval force wilh Colonel Padillo, a brave kind uf demi-negro. Captain Chilly, i fine young English seaman, will command the second division of the boats.' The land forces will be under Colonel Montillo, if Bolivar docs not goia person. " As soon as our little band is collected here, I will send you a statement of our force. The Patriots, if they push matters, seem lo have the means of bringing the war to a speedy conclusion, besides ihe chance there is of Spain's wming lo terms. Bolivar is much hurt by Ihe defection of Ibe Legion, especially after their defeat of Sanches Lima; on Ihe news of which be drank their health, and expreaied to all about him the pride he fell in their conduct. H�d they held on, they would at this moment have been the first foreign force in the Columbian service, aod might have commanded whatever the country could beslow, and their services merited." No. II. " Baranquilla, September 13, 1820. " Oo Ihe 1st of September, the Spaniards, to Ihe amount of two hundred, made a sortie ^om Carthagena, upon Tur-bico, the head-quarters of our blockading army, cuusisting of 85 Irish infantry, 200 Margarittcans, and 800 Creoles, of the adjacenc towns lo Baranquilla. The Creoles, upon the first fire, ran away, our poor fellows remained in the square until every one else had fled, and were at last obliged to follow tbe best way they could. Lieutenant Barnes, of Ihe artillery, would not leave his gun, but remained endeavouring to fireberby himself, until killed by a Spanish Captain, who was afterwards himself bayoneted. Dr. O'Reilly got a hot thft>nglrtil�;}aw, ami UeureDant SexfoiT tbroogB %oth legs. This is all that happened to our people, but the infamous conduct of the Commanding Officer, in allowing himself lo be surprised, is worse than you or any one can conceive. Il is supposed Ibe Spaniards made an attempt fur Ihe person of the President, who had left the town only a few hours before they entered. The enemy quilted Ihe town in about two hours, murdering about 130 men, women, and children, who had fled to the church for prutecliuii. General D'Evereux has been dangerously ill ibis week past wilh fever and dysentery ; it has now taken a favourable turn, but he is so reduced, that it will take him a month to recover . " I annex the most corrett list we h�ve been able to obtain of the casualties of the Irish Legion, furnished us by Dr. M'Derroott :- Captain Dillon, Juan Gricgo, August 1819. Lieut. Blenuerhasaet, Porl le Mar, dilto du. James Purcell, Juao Griego, Sept. do. Davis, ditto, ditto do. Assist.-Surgerrn Mortimer, ditlo, dilto do. Captain B. B. Hill, Port le Mar, Oc'.ober do. Bintis, dilto', ditto do. Lieut. G Jones, Ciiyof Assumption, ditto do. Pierce Purcell, JuanGriegu (on board) do. do. Jenkins, Porl le Mar, ditto do. Cornel Murray, Juan Griego, ditto do. Lloyd, Pampatar, Nuveinb, do. Balfe, ditto, ditto do. Ledwich, ditlo, dilto do. .Mr. Waltei" Breeo, dilto, . . ditto do. Captain Doyle, ditto, Jsouary 1820. Lieut. Johnson, Juan Griego, ditto do. O'Reilly, Pampatar, ditto do. Groome, dlltu, dilto do. Leech, ditto, ditlo do. Assisl.-Surgeon Magnire, ditlo, dilto do. Cadet Hanley, ditto, February do. Cornet Lawler, diito, March do. Moore, Juan Griego, diltv> do. Lieut. Rainsfurd, drowned on his passage to Rio de la I^ache, ditto do. Lieut.-Cotunel Burke, Rio de la ETache, April do. Capl.Sinnoil, killed in action at Merino, do. 13, do. Cornet Flood, Pampatar, ditlo do. Bsmrwall, Rio de ia Hache, ditto do. Lieutenant Priugle, Pampatar, ditto do. Assist.^Surgeoo M'Eldry, killed in action Bl Moreno do. 13, do. Cadet Coyne,on passage (^wounded) dilto do. Colonel Aylmer, Kingston, Jamaica, June do. Capt. Palmer, Baranquilla, of Dysentery, Sept. do. Cadel O.sborpe, oo passage (wounded) dilto do. Captain Murray, ditto, ditto do. " We have not yet been able to gel a reiurii of Ibe Officers remaining in this pari of tbe country belonging to us ; a� soon as il can be obtained you shall receiva it: amougsl lliem are Majors Rudd and Fiizpalrick, Caplniua Parsons and Lyster." i We have received very important nev�s from Soiitti Aaieria, via London, imd by a letter from i\Jr. O'Coiinell'j siin. We must content ourselves with giving It without comment-f Dublin Fvening Post.) Extract of a letter from Admiral Brion to a Merchant in London, dated '� Butanquilluy^AugusI 31, 1820. U We ore now in complete pua�^b�iun of the Provinces of Carthagena and Simla Marlhs, w'nh the exception of the Iwo towns wliicli, lire closely besieged and blorkaMed. That of Santa Manila will be closely invested in a few ilays, and not a gun is expected will be fired, our f.irce beiug of that description which nothing can resiot, besides thai, the ge-[ neral disposition of the inhabitants is favuuruble lo tbe Columbian Goveronieut. Carthageua will fail uf itself; the greatest anarchy exists within the walls, and the people are daily passing over to OBI-lines. The President Bolivar was here iu person ou tbe 24lh and 25lh, directing the motions of the different corps. The Commission frum Ihe Spanish Government are at the PresidetvCs head-quauters, Rosaria de Cuciila, Ifealjng for peace, aijd expect the only bIKcully in reDdeiiag Columbia'iadepentjenl is, thai Spuin wishes to retain Panama and Porto-Beilo ; bnt as they will be short y i^n our possession, thai point of Ihe Treaty will be settled." We sliall now insert, the letter from Cornet O'Connell ; il will he seen thHt it b.'-intts down the news from this quarter to t'le 15'h September. . � " Headquarters, Baranquilla, August 45, 1S90.  " My Dkar FATnE'a -Great and elorious news! Ou Mond.iy lai-l disp'alrhes arrived, Saying that Bolivar w�uld be down herein a few days. 1 mmediaiely every liimg ��s got ready for his receplinn; and, on llie morninir rir'WeiV. ticaday, word was bro'ught Ihal the President had'arrive.! jrt Soledad, six rnilcs nfT. The Admirsl immediately minJulerf his horse, and went off to meet him; and in a few minutes the General, Colonel Stopford, and I, f'jllowed in full gallop. We had not ridden far when we met bis Exrellciicy. The President wore a splendid red uniform, and wag surrounded by a splendid Staff. We immrtliately look off our caps to salute him, and I rode in the rear of his Staff, where I vt* accosted hy'a ynuner man in uniform, who asked me if 1 did not mnember him? 1 answered, Nu; he then said, 1-am Dan. Leary. We the'u shook bands, aud were as gifod friend-as if wc had been .together for twenty years. He is Aidt de-C.Tmp and Military Secretary lo Bnlivar. ** By this time we bail arrived at tbe house destined "for the reception of Ihe PresiflenI, where we all disroounied and entered. We had not been there Iwo minutes when 0'l.eary introduced me lo Dr. Foley, Bolivar's StalT-Surgeon, � Kerry man. The President was itressed in a light draguun.'s cap sod white feather, scarlet eonl beanufnlly laced all over, and which was made al S�n"ta Fe. We iiad bartliy been seated when the President intimated lo ihe Admiral his wish to in-ip''Cl.lhe stores and gun-bnats. Well, off with us down to Ihe navy yard, ihrough all the stores, &e. then to Ihe Admiral's, where there were refreshments prepared for us, then lo Ihe Chapel, lo hear 7'e jOr^mn, and tlicu lo the President^, where we Inok leave of him. That dsy we all dined with the Admiral, and in conse. qnence of the greal crowd who were invited, Ihe General could not bring all liia .Staff, aud so onlybroughl mr, which was far the greatest honour as being the first ilay. " The first toast the President gave after dinner, immediately after the Admiral's piving his, was ' General D'Kvl'-reux and his brave companions'-in the evening there wns u grand ball. The President's Staff arc alt very finely sp- � pointed, being dressed in � heauriful dress, made et .Saiitii Fe. Tbe mnrning after the dinner the President acceptcf of the General's offer of forming our officers aod aolriiefa into a gu�rd of honour to mount at his door, a&d off we went. The President then came out and saluted us ; .Imii I forgot lo tell you that the day before, at ihe Admirai's, we were all introduced to him. As soon as he came up to me, O'Leary told him that 1 hail a letter for him, upon which I presented him with it. and he and O'Leary reiircd into another room. When he hi(d i ead it, he seol me Wonl that * 1 might always command him as- my friend and protector, and lhat he t^iould be always happy to do'aiiy thing for me that lay in hi? power.' He is a thiu spare man, about the heicht of my uncle Kirk, very fine forehexd, darlc eyes, aod a very mild melanclioly cast of countenance ; b� Is a man of very reserved manners, but when he wishes can ha as merry as another; ihere ia but a fsiut resemblance of him in the picture which you have at home-when be met the' General, he told him lhat his affection for him was not in Ihe least diminished by the loss of the Legion, lhal it.was nut his fault, and that- he knew how great the shock mast have been, for he himself knew what adversity was, and that biis love for him was as great as ever, for be was his friend wheo unfortunate, and bad endeavoured to serve him bjdojng great things. When Ihe General asked him lo take meoD bis personal Staff, he said, ' Let the excellent young man stay with you for six monlhs, by thai lime I will have a regular orga. iiized Slalf, aud his place shall be kept fur him, he will then speak the language, and moreover, I hive numberless hardships to go through, which 1 wiiulil not bring him into, for Ihe character of his Father is well known to me-' He went away that nighl, and is expecte'd here in a few days again, when we will meet him at Cucula, and wilf.fae joined I believe, to his own array. He is very fond of the British, and all Ihese troops at present in the service are to be given to the General, and to every hundred British, four hundred Creoles are lo be add. d, whirh will make � very fine army. All our boals musl be ready against to-moirow night - Colonels Hara and Mou'illo have just r.ide into town, I suppose lo hurry on the Expedition against Santa Martha. ** Tliere was a very fine prize sent in here the other day, taken by the brig Cenyress, off Carthagena; she was cotzi-ing out from Old Spoio with wine, and the finest stores'of every description ; she was iafe%n after a severe engagement in which she lost a number of men. Tbe Expedilioafor Sautha Martha leaves this the day after to-morrow, and there will be a great show uf boats and flags, and men - The Admiral's own boat mounts three guns, one eigbfecn-pouoder iu her bow, a six pounder in Ihe roidiire, nod a four-pounder near tbe steru; moat of Ihe other boats mount Iwo guns. " The thunder, liehlning, and rain, have became incessant wilhin these few d^ys. 1 must nut forget to tell you, lhat Mr. O'Mullan wore the Stole; ornameuted with shami-ucki, made by-'-, on the day the Te Veian was sung, when Bolivar was present, and of wbicb he ia very protid. The rainy season is now coming on, and it is very severe upon campaigners. It is a most extraordinary fact, lhat the climate of Santa Fe is so very cold, thai, when the army under Bolivar's command were marching to attack lhal place, though they had been expoKcd lo ibe greattsl rain, none were lost, but as soou as ever they entered ihe cold climate, thirty Europeaas were popped off by the severe uiiremiiting cold. Tbere is every hope that this campaign will close Ihe whole of the business, provided Carthagena aud Saola Martha fall, of which very little doubt cau he entertained. We aie all longing" to get up to Caraccas, which is, by all accounts, the most beautiful climate in the world, Tbe laiu here has uuMie most prodigious channels i-n the streets, aud swept away a great quantity of sand and dirt. There is no such thing as csf-ryiug auy luggage furtiier than Cucula, except a couple of small veiisses, one uf which yuor servant carries, aod the 'other you lake yourself behind on your saddle. It will ba very pleasant that wc are going up to head-quarters, and lhat 1 will be along with O'Leary, who inquired most affectionately after you all, ami desired to be remembered to every one of you. !VIr, U'iMullao, and the Geueral dit-sire to be remembered most affectionately to you all, BATTLE OP TURBACO. " Head-quarters, Baranquilla, " Tuesday, September 12tb, 18S0. " Mif Dear Father-I take ihe opporiuuity of sending you another letter, as an erabaigo has been laid on all the vessels in Ihe harbour until the expedition for Santa Mbrih i shall have sailed. Mr. Burke is, of consequence, dria.jeii, and as some events have lairen place since 1 concluded my other letters, I now begiu tlii shtwi plkinlylhere was Keasoo to the boskuesf); bm^Bolivar,bad def^ it tbrfe hours before! U se