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British Press (Newspaper) - December 8, 1820, London, Middlesex X i' Number 5619. LONDON, FRIDAY|;,l:>liCJ&^BER.8, 1820. THKATREKUYAL, DRUHY-I.A.VC. rffWlIS EVENING, -FKID'AY, December 8, M. his Majesty's Sexvants will pftform the Cnmedv of WfLD OATS: OR, THB STROLLING GENTLEMEN Sir Gcoree Thiinilfr. Mr. Gallip ; Itovc-, Mr. EDisInn ; Hairy TUunder, Mr. Bariianl; Banks, Sir. I'owrll; John I>ory. Mr. Tlimnpson; E|)hraim Smoolh, Mr. .Miinden ; Sim, Mr. KnizliL Lady Aniaranll), Mrt. W. West ; Amelia, Mrs. Rui^iit^ Jaiic, Miss Kelly. After wliirh, the fjvonritc Rxtr3v.Tj!inza called iiKlance from Scarborough anrl Bridlington Quay. Possession of the Wold Cottage and 1-ands may be had in-Miieiiiately, anil all olhcr iiifurination known ofiVIr. Hall, of Scr.fhoro'ugh, near Ijc'icrley, who will give Tickets for viewing ilii- same. Any part of the Purthaae Moiiey may rrniain on (jroper secority. N.B.-\ daily Pu�t passfs and repasses within a mile of the House. Jai.a .!. SIVEWRIGHT, Sols Ci.i.t.actois  for the Wew Year's Lottery, containing not only the nnprecedeuted Numbrr of NINE........�'21,000 �Money and Consols each, hul also Twice the usual Propor-lion of tiihpr Piiz.s, making in this Scheme not Two Blanks lo a Prize. srH EM E. n Piizes of �2l.0CO 0 0 Consols........ �63,000 3 3 3 3 9 30 j2 21 54 6,525 SD.dOO 0 0 Consols........ (51,50(1 20,000 0 0 Consids........ fiO 000 2,000 0 0 Consols........ R.IIOI) IjfiOO 0 0 Money........ .3.000 too 0 0 Money........ ).&�() 200 0 0 Money ........ 1,800 -200 0 0 Consols........ G.OKO 100 0 0 Money ........ 1,500 .50 G fi Money ........ 1,056 Ifi (1 20 0 0 Money ........ 1,030 0 0 12 1 0 Money ........ 78,.30� 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 .19^998 Ticket? in the Lotteries. Total, .?281,436 Id G --.First Nnmbera drawn Blanks to have 12/. each. fifth drawn Prize to have 21,000? Consols more. 24lh drawn Prize above 20/ to have 20,000/. CoosoIb and IjOOtt/. Mou�ymore. Secon^ Day-First 100 Numhirs drawn Blanks 10 have , 14.'. each. Fifth drawn Priz"- to have 2,00(1/ Coasols'more. Third Day-first 410 Numbers drawn Blanks lo have 12/. each, Fifth draw.1 Prize to have 20,.'i0b/ Cpnsoli and 500/. Money � more. The Schrme ia arranged as Two Lotteries, of which the . First, ointaiiiing only 2,300 NumbeiR, in Three Classes, wilh THREE of 21,000/, will bedrawn,',' . .JANUAR.Y the 23.1., ... And as everv Prize above 100/. will have a iVEVf TIC.KET, Que Purchase inay ohtsiii TWO PRIZES OP 21,0(i�/ - Remaining Days of PF4wing,!l4t.h Febru'iry^lstiaijdt^tlth March.". , �� : : Ticket* and .SJiar��^rf;Se]rn)R by J.andlJ.SiyEWJIIGHT, � 8t their Olil 'affiseR, ,37, Corjihilj; .,11,, Hoibotij,; iU!'L.38, � Hayin'arbet; UrUo' SflffJ'' iii Bne Lottery, lasVConlracl, ALL THE 20,000;. PRIZES. ' " OFFICE OF THE GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY, London, 5th December, 1820. NOTICE i� hereby mvi;ii, that the TRANS-PER BOOKS of this Company will CLOSE ;ob,the 2tth iuslant,an(1 be "RE'O PEN E L) on the I4th of January next. By Order of the Court of Directors, J. PEDDF.R. Secretary. THORP, .Mavor. A COMMON COUNCIL, holden in the CHAMBER of the GUILDHALL of the CITY of LONDON, 0,1 THURSDAY, the7lh Djy of December, 1820 ; Resolvkd, ^g~1HA'l", as the iniparliervation8 ou Diet and RegiiJijen ; a comprehensive Account of the most striking Objects in Natural Hi�tnry, animate and inanimate; ami a detail of various Proces.ies in the Arts and iVlaoufac-tiirfs; also, a concise View of the lltiman i\Iind and the Passions, with their particular Application to our Improve-ineut iu Education and i>Ioral5. By JAME.S JENNINGS. CosDiTTojts : - l. This Work will be printed in Octavo, ou good Paper, and published io Weekly Parts. 2. Each Part will contain, ou the average, 104 closely-printed Pages. Price 2e. 6d. 3. It is expected thai Ihe Work will not evceed Ten Parts; forming a very handsome V.duine, and peculiarly adapted for the Libriry of every I'amily. London : Priuted fur Sherwood, Nevly, and Junes, Pater-nosteiiow. NEW PUBLICVnONS FOR YOUTH. j By MARRl.S and SON, corner of St. Paul's Church-vnrd. I. rpHE TRAVELLER; or, m, Eotertiiiit- � ing Jooruey round the Habitable Globe. B.^iiig a novel and easy method of siudying Gtogr.aphv, illusirit^d with 42 Plates; consisting of Views of the principal Capital Cities of the World, and ihe Cosloine of its various Inhahi-lanls, iM-ice 6�. half-bnuiid, or 7^. fid. with coluureil piiiils. 2. CHO.SKt)ES and HEKACLIUS; .o-, the Vicissitudes . of a Century : a Talf� the Rooian History. By .Miss Sandham, Author of '* The Twin Sisters," and many uitier Works puldieheil hy Harris and Sou, with Four Engravings, price 3:t, half hound. 3. The WELCOME VISITOR; or, The Good Uode. A Collection of Original Stories, iStc. for Youth, price 2^. fid. liair-hoiiud. 4. The LITTLE WANDERERS, or History of Two Pretty Orphans ; with eiglit Engravings, price 2s. plain, and 2s. 6d.c*lour9ign. Mr. RoTTON opposed the Address, as being evidently the Adilress of a party, and moved that Ihe following Address should be substituted for that proposeil by Mr. I^ninn :- TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. May it please your Majesty, We, the Inhabitants of Frome Selwood, and its neieh-hourhood, in the County of Somerset, a-jsemfaled this day (piiisuaiit to public notice), beg permission, most respectfully, to present your Majesty with the sincere expressions of our ardent and dutiful allachment. The Constitution established by the glotious Revolution of 1688 has alljuiir veiiPratiou:AiwC85*�P'"- ' To every Member of the illnstriS'na House of Brunswick we cherish uualienahie regard, but for-your IVI.ajesty's Royal Person we feel that pei:uliar reverence .ind affection which the high pre-eminence of your Majesty's stalion demands ; and we pray the Sovereign of Life aud Disposer of all things that your Majesty may continue to sway the Bri. ti^h sceptre to a very distant period, endeared lo the hearts of vour people, and admired by the world; and should the V9S.every; word untrue; that he,jieveraii his life,sat down to a (public dinner with 'so large a party, whete piopriety of coriduct uii'l ' beliaviour was more strictly obtierved. The writer had evidently ti.ken scurrility anrl faUehoii'i for wi:. | He,- for one, Inni Ito objection to be cttl hy :i hulcei, but disliked being harked bv ati oyster kinfe.-Mr. j Jlolton, after observing it Was wj->.-' t'',' ��\ Mr. about live inilrs iini 1 h-r-a^i lij:.-; village, in ii very rettrerl iilace, on 'hi! \y.:.--pi.iins, u;lh a nnv-hnin infant in liii :irii)s, ;ri> ri;.|:ieste(l "vjr-. C.'rise Iher hu-baod lieing i.h--iv; to l.ike C'lre "f the chihi for one week, 1- r iv-i'c'i oii^rcd her live d'lilar*: lins ."iie i^fosMJ.'- '!.,� lli^n ( If.T-l her five .loll-rs to keep i' '"� 'l.iy -'b ref.i^;-'! 1,1 '.i;,-  � i:niMl, h" ipp.e.ired coiiiid-rrnhly {li.-rcr^r-.-r'"--d, p;' ? s;:iii !ie ;'iii u(il like In take it to Mr. Lv-wu':--11.-.^ lie i!iu ]\w". In i;o i':�sl any mote l^our'.---, e*. iv 1iii.-.v crijiijMii i'i.;hl ; athilMg, ** It ivilt i-m; rio t:> bif see.n wi-Si the cililil hv li.i-.-ligld." .'i-l r-^. v ih(;:i :Mlvi-f(i hini lo ^t, to :i Mrs. Kimhul!, iv":/ lived a'lout hilf a tiiile south-west of there,!iiriir.-;-.: the phtiiis, and inforineii him thai tVir.s. i\i:nle';r hit' iii'i lioiifd t^, hr-r, a lew dtiy^ beli*:-:', MKit ^' hill i.Dre tiKiii snflii-ieni niili: l-ir wt-nt (;i)i, iiinJ ntnunif-(I �r own c-Mili , AMElilCA. nlw york, octobf.Il 2.3. From Angostura__Captain \'aiiiliiip, wI'd �r- '� rived yesteidnv in 29 days tmm Angostura, yid |,-'i i fr.piu .St. Euslatia, inlbiins that new- reii(.-!i.-i.l th;- -former place a few days b-fore he sdled, "iih-: stir-reniler of Carihatrenu to the Patriots. A .'-^iianiih fleet of tine-3-dccUers, two frii;ates, ihmI -ID traim- | pons, had berii seen off St. Euslatia, supposed bound for ihe Havannjh. 1 I novf.Mr.fp. 4. i Froii St. Domingo.-PoaT-Au-PitiNct;, (>c- tobeb 10. - A few days since we recelvi-rj 'he ii'iws of the death of Ciiristophe, and the of liie I troops at St._ M-irc, and ;it a sirnin.^ f'iirM'f.-( in its vicinity, both belonging to that .^Jonarque. I Parties of soldiers have come in from those pUio-s, 1 bringing the heads of the Gnvertmr of Si. .Marc's, 1 and of the Coliniei commanding; the latter. l:i brluiU' j of their comrades, these ineii have claimed the iirolec-I tion of this Government (under Buyer), whii-h has I in consequence sent off" a considerable body of I troops to take possejsiiii) of those places, ti ii" inl-lowed by all the di-pos.-tbie force now in the Soulli, making ;iltn;;ether from 15 lo 20,000 men. It i? generally believed here that the in i^-s nf (he popnlutioii, under the sucng visiting tiie Cijpe with his army. Captain Hasiin, of thp schooner IVeymonth, in 92 days front Port-au-Priitce, has lurnislieil some particulars of the dls-aslers by the gale lU that place on the 29!h of September ; three .American vesjeU were entirely lost outside the harbour, and great damage was done to the coffee plantations iu tiie neij^hbourhood. He also informs us that the Emperor Christophe died on the 4tli July last, and that the circumsiatice had' been kept secret till this lime by his family, with a view, it ii. sml, of plircing Ins son on the throne. A'revoli, howf-ver, had taken place among tire troops, and the secret was let out. Active measures were tikeu to fit out all the armed vessels at Port-au-S'rince, and it was believed the I'resident would subjugate the territory of his old enemy without any dilSculiy. november 9. The first business of Congress will be to elect a Speaker in the place of Mr. Clay, who it is understood will deiliue taking his seat. The Gentlemen whom we have heard named for the station are, Messrs. Lowndes, Baldwin, and Nelson, tiud also Mr. Taylor, from this stale. If Mr. Lowndes, will ticcept the office, we presume he w-,U be generally supported. With resp^t to Mr. Tayhir, t!ie course he has pursoeil with rejjaril to the Republican party in this slate since Mr. Clinton ctune into office, has been such -as precludes his obtaitiing the support of the Repuhlictin tnembers. IS'ew York Meeling to Address the Queen of TLitt^Umd.-We have received an account of the proceetlings of the meeting held in this city by British subjects, on Monday evening, at which an Address was voted to the Queen, and which we intend to publish. baltimore, november C. Suicide by an Emperor,-Henry 1. of Hnyti, (ChristO|die} committed suicide about ten days liefore the sailing of the Barracoa, whose arrival from Go'iaives, will be found under the shipping head. He bud been striken with a paralytic alfec-tiouin Jnir, The army took the advantage of his incapacity to act, and tevnlted-first at St. Mark's. Five regiments at the Canes were then ordered by Christophe to march against lite insiirgetils. When I a-sembled, they refu-.ed, and turned their arms j against Ihiii. These are the leading ficts as yet i communicated.-fPatriot.j j savannah. october ij- 1 HEALTH OF THE CITY, j There has yet appeared no favourable change in ! the state nf our atnioaplicre, or Ihe character ol our i fevers. For the last three days, for wlijch we have j official reports, ending on the �vening of ihe lo'h, j there have been 33 deaths, uveragiug II a day. I It is genetally supposed that the white population of our city, nt this time, cannot exceed 1,000 ; and it is iherehire calculated that one out of every hundred dies daily. A great mortality also prevails among the. blacks. f From the Montgomery Republican of Nov. IS.J MURDER. Among the frequent accotiii's of murder which meet our eye, we do not recollect of one in which a more black-hearted unci- unprovoked tnoiignity was displayed, than io the following ;- Ou-Tuesday morning of .last sveek, just at daybreak, a young man, of ujiparently eighteen or j:;;'! i-.'l iir-ar i*-'- ;ioor, and rodi^-olf in ol .'.i r-. l-vlllli).il !'.s. t,.';!niH,^' the day, Mrs. Case !ie;-o--.iiii^; ;n--:i(.iM re^p-,'.:'1 "l; Ihe t,\'-. of llie rhih!, ;'-i>-;i -.v|, .1 the i:,-.!-h.iil s-ld, ui:ot lo ,Mr. Ln'.vis'> n!ni .Viis. K 1-n i i-d . 1>'.U i'.e Irad luil (n-cn tliere. S- i; i jiK-tedii^ 11 � v it--f','in;ril ihe initihbuurs livinvi^n t he niiposi � ; siri-f.'l lije wr;u:'s, uiii! dr:-cr;i>eil i.-if iii-ni fiM''.! thr- \:or~:r he ii) ie. Iic��_iis e:l�ilv rer?.iiii?jd t i I it pil.-:- = v-i.ii had been srf-n cotniiiL; rjui t-l r!ie wo'.ds -lijonc ii-: -.our afler soiiMse, into a i,i::e niiKiiri'.^ in'n t! -l).i'.-!i |,;,rt of line furin of Dime! .\l'Ve..:i. Me ir--fj-iii-cd :i to Ki'it;-i.of-!i l.-^l i.iL'ii-. a'--' hi5l 1;! ihe pl-iiiis. lit; i-i'i c i-n in tin- d. :-.--_-l 1 "f ihe vii!a_-e, bnl w-j� ir.ic 'i ui::y short i,'i-,;.iin- -on 'lie iv�v. \\ e (--iiMKit i-vpr-ss our a = tnrii^)inj'-:d a'l! r^;\''-^. thill tiie people of that ni-ii^iiii.-n ri i-nd !-'iiir.'rear so iiniiiir:-ent ohcuL i:,,- ive;,'111 nn oit''-bo-.iiie-s. It w,i.; not iiiilii \".'eilii-.-ii..v ; ;-.-rMr"'. tiiat I nlorlilat Kill vva.s given to the proper :i n i'k..; 1 i :e'-in Villa^je. Wiiiie,s~is were iininf-di:''iiv sei-: for, who appeared on Tiiiirsd-iV. i.;;r(;h, it -/-j-i discovered lying ij;il;ed on ihe grnnnii, tind--r in--boughs of a fallen tree, about it (j-.iiirtei- i>f -.1 nij,!'-snulli-eiitt frotn Iviinbiili'-^. The n itf.des ii:ni e-.l-h rrC-ived -a :,evere coi.t u?t.>ii, ar;l i'.-^ i- r-.:it v.--is cm 1 'Ihe body v/as horii.bly niuiigled, prr.h-iiiiy by ver-nipi. O-.e arm, its noie iiud, v^-.e- eutir. i'/ J4'.>ne, iis b-i*i-e!s l.iui bare, anj ds ( ,i:;i iiiirl part the head were badiv eaten. i'le thihi w-is :l !'--male. A Coroner's ,Jnry was c-i� led, win relumed a verdict of " Wilfui mtirdcr, hf'-.nme person vn-known.'^ A snidli bundle r.f cii.l i;-s, tli.f a.pp-.MRl of a ijrown fenia'e, with the excep'im of a child's shirt, were found concealeil umler a ii>-^, about four rods from where tiiu boiJj' '.-f tin.' child v.-us found. The Sheriff of thi-i cottiiiy h.-ia oiK-rerl a reward of one hundred tlnll-irs ior the ap;)rt;hi'n>ion of ti:^ murderer. The Icilowiug i;i ihc dr-crijytion of hi-, pi- son, copied from Ihe Sheilii 'j a.iv.-i-; i-.^inenl : - " The murdr-rer Is a alcuder per.^-ni, about nnddle hei;;ht, thought to be a little loiiiiid ..:h..iii ierr-.l, .of light ci-ii.-plexion, light hair, no w hiski-i about IS 01- 20 ye*-M-^ uf agi-, soft smooth voice, :\ud spoke tl-.e l-' la;)^'.!ii;-well ; had on a dark straight-boijied ro;ii, ;ibont ini.'.de length; dress generally dark, 'a black t'lir lial,- loleiabiy well dresserl, cloth apparently home-niniie." Notwithsiatiding every possible exertion ha^ hr-.^'n made to detect the i-iolh^r of the child, as i^rll as the murder, not the least trace of either has yci been discovered. {From ihe Schenectadif Cuhiret.) Bai.o Eagle,-On Saturday la-'i "vjr. T. Powell's son (T.iomiis), a ladai.i.nt 12 veirs p|.1, went out v.-ith a gun ou the i'ar:i) u;' !iis t'.-ither, about three miita east of this Ci|-r. lie harf 110: proceeiicil far before he e-pied a bald eagle, perclied on a small tree; the hid crawled up under cover of a brush dence, v. here hy rested hi-' piece, fired, and brought the eagle lo the .ground; but. not being other-.vise than ^ili5h!ly won:;ded in hi., wings, ai so-m as lie to.iciietl ti-e ground be made towards the boy with the fury of a lib;(:r. Ti.e bof not being alarmed iit the iTien^cing 'dP.ludeof th-� eiigle crav/led over the brush lencs -as won as possible, and seized a stake (h.elior unable to get his gun over), with wiiich hiJ heat the eagie time before he was abl-j to level hirn. The enole measures "i /'oet from tho tip nf one wing in the li(> of lite uUier; his talons ;ire nbont three inches long,- and lie weighs about 10 or 12 pound-i. FOKt.lUN !.VTEL LIGKNCE. LISBON -�VTAIL AND SPANISH PAPERS. MADRID, -NOVEMBER . The King and Qin.'"!!, as ;vfc-!l .i-i'r 93.y Their .Viajeities entered the capital tlii-.- afieimn-, at 4 o'clock, on their reiunffrcru their vii^il to ti;-Escurinl. They eiilereci by the g-ites of S'. Vincent, the garrison aud the National Milida wj.;,-drawn up to receive them ; the concoiu^e m peoiii,: was immense the evening be;ng erttreme!vfme_ the -air resouodeil witli the rnes of 7 ,''ve t,-,.,:i,i-r;'-(-I ion fur ever .'" lie new Miui-ler nf War, LVji. CajetivlW Valdes, has likewise arrived here, lisbon, november !!^. In the critical circumstances of the nation, it is very necessary for the public to be on their gu:ird against the suggestions of foolisli parti.sans, which may lead us to u precipice. What happei-ed oi^ the i4th is h proof of 11, though happily no ai\f-fortone resulted from it, aii.d it rather served to sl�w more clearly the good character of the nation ; yet it might have beeii falsi. Far be froni us that system of requisitions signed by pe.'r ;