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British Press (Newspaper) - December 25, 1820, London, Middlesex r lass Number 5633. LONDON, MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1820 Price 7d., * ^ THBATREROYAL, DRURY-LANIi. . fW^O-MORROW, TUESDAY, Dece.�her 06, jL his Majesty's Servanlsvill perC^rm tbe-Tragedy of JANE SHORE. Lnrd Haslln;;!!, Mr. Cooper j-'^Dumnul, Mr, Boolb; Duke of Glo'ater, Mr. Wallack (Iheif lirst appearance in 4hase cha. TKters}. jane Shore, Mrs; W. West; Alicm, Mrs. E�er1uu. After which, first lime, anew Pantomjlne, called  THE NORTH-WEST PA.SSAGE; * Or, HARLEQUIN ESQOI.MAUX. The Doors will lie opened at HalT-past Six o'clock, and the Performances on each Eveiiing commence at Seveirr ^ . BoKfS, 7s.; Second Price, 3?^. 8d,-Pil, 3s. 6d.; Second Pi\lowed on it f-iiic^' lis commeoeeitieiit. The interest exciled by Ihe appearance of ilie first Number. b-'en coiistanlly incrpas-iuz ; and The Londtui Magazine Iras already taken itsslaiioii amoiijst the first periodical pnblientions of the day. The pioofsof ils merils, howevtr, aiirl to which Ihe Piib-lishfrscan mott cheerfully refer, are the two VuUinits now before the Public. .Several of the early Numbers, which have lit-en out of prim, are nuw reprinted, and may be procured at any re-sprctable Booksellers. FARRINGOOrC. WITHOUT. T a M'ARD.MOTE lield at St. AiiHrew's Cliurch, Holborn, by the Worshipful ROBERT WAl.TH.MAN, Esq. Alderiiiao and Slierifl", at the final close of Ihe I'oll, "ii S.iluiday,' December 23, 1820, the numbers were .is follow ;- HOPE FfRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. OFFICES, lOrXCDGATE-niLL, And 325, OXFORD STREET, adjoiniftg the Circus, LoNJUSN ; 10, PRINCES STREET, EoismtHOil; And 18, WESTMORELAND-.STREET, Dublin. � FtRE OFFICE.-Cifpiul t)NE M1LLION. POLICIES eftrcled iiiiorl i-vgry D;;-"�e:- i bUrnsines. Resolved-That ^^>c CoinmiMec of Commerce be in- I ... Mournit was in iTiy Hoii�e ; a son haa been *t.uct�d to inquiiieiiilo^lhe expalietacy of admitting British ^renletf lo Blv ardent |.i-ayer�. France, nfter haviiif^ vessels arriving from Mie Cape of Guild Hope and the .Man- � , j , ' ^ � i i � i j  ritiu, inio the pori!,,.flhe United Stales. o.i the sapc^Jfrm, ,���nKl='rt i>er tev� wi'-li mine, Iws .hairtd .roy lov and condilions as if they rliad sailed from a porl^jS^Greal : a�d my t^ralitode ffjlll IrHnnfiorl* which 1 Imv!: Brilaiu,f'�o long as those ports are open lo The ye��?l� ol Ike United Slaii-s, oil the same terms aud;�unilitivus as their own ve�iel�.'' ' Mr. Smith i.-resentwl the followioij R-|)ori : - The Couimitiee of' WMyn and Means, lo whom was rtfetrtd llie .Memorial of l^le Itihabiiantfi of Sujem-j- 'Re|wrrl: Thai the Memoriallsls pray Congress loi; exempt from duty all im|u>ried boukj in the learned auil fu-retgfi languages, whether- reprinted in ibis co'liniry, and till worksTif science, in the English language, which shall not -be rejftinted. here wilhiij lh.e term of the year from Ihrir ucijinal publi^t'iuit. -"-'Pne^'efe^ihWlce gubtnitied the J&HowinK Re-folttiioti :- ~ Resolved-Thai it is inexpedient t� grant the prayer of the memorialists, 'I'ne fame was ren:-! and concurred ii'i. And the House adjoorntd to Monday. friday, NOVEMBEIl 24. Amot}g~the |iutiiiniis ptejetited,-tliis niorntua; was one by MrT^Tyler, frotii the iirercliants and oiler cilizeiis �f Rfttiiiuoiid and its vicinity, igainst bb increase of tlie latilf of iniporrduties, u di>conlititi-iitice of credits oil reveijue Hfiid.kl is recomniseuded bs a most useful and couvenieut Saiice^will keep good in all climates. Wareboase, 1U7, Strand, forncr of tbe Savoy.�tep'>, London.-(.The Original Fish-Simge VVarehonse.) Wbere�pon the Alderman declared the Election lo have fallen on the first Sixteen Genllenicn. Resolved, Tbil in the opinion of this Wardmole the measuri-s pursued of late years by his .Majesty's Ministers, with regard lo the people al large, ami especially their recent conduct in relation to Iter Majesty the Queen, have bt-en greatly drrogatoiy to ihe dignity of the Ciown. and sH^iver-sive of Ihe CuustHution. That, cimfoi-m-ibly \vi h this 0|iinion, Ibis Wardmote approves of the loyal and dutiful Adilress which has liceii ptt-aeiitcd by the Corporalion of Ihis City, praying his M tjesly to dismiss his pn-sent Minis-leru; and also join siiici-i i ly in I he h-ipe thai his Maji-.^ty will roniply wllh the wishes of his faitlit'nl subjects, by dismissing those Ministers, and uppointing othrrs who will pledge lhem�elves io advise and act according to the ancient principles of the CoMSliiulion, and itslorc (o the people their just sli-ave in the Li'gi.slaUire of iht-ir couiilry. l*esolv.-d,Tliai the impiitntinns and calumnies against the itihahitanls of (his VVard^ ai.-d the people To general, contain, ed in some Resoliilmiis ybtrudeil upon the public by crrlain persons, styling- IbfiiisrlTcs, " I.nyal Inhahilanls of Ihe Watd," am] signeil "Julio Ji/iL-r^-oii," have rertived an ample condiniiialion in lire irimophani result of the present Elertion, by which have been dcriileilly manitVsted Ihe genuine seniiments of a vi-ry large and important ilisti-ict of the Cupilal, as wt-il as the character of those itnpostures, inisrallrd, " Loyal Adilretisis," by which Ihe faclions and seivile adherents of llie present wpiik and wirkrd Minislcrs are atleinptiug lo misrepresent tbe people, and (o mislead the King. Resolved, That the lhanUs of Ihis Wardmote be given to ' our excellent and patriotic Al.!ertn--in, Robert Waiiliman, I Eiq Sherirt'of Loiolon and rdiilillcsex,-who, by bis anient ami prrwvering services in the cause of eonstil�tion-jl frec-iliim; by the ability, jiiiigHjCMl, and iiilrepiility witbwhirb ill- has tlirooglia long series of ypnrs (Irfended the c-ause of his country and of niaokmd; by his caiulonv, moderation, disinterestedness, anil the social and donifatic virtues wliiib have adorned his private lif , liiis well deserved tbe esleeni and gratitude, nut of this Ward alone, but of iii^.s counlry, anil of mankind. ;Besolved, Thai aw-fnlly inipressrd by the affecting event which has this day occurred in the decease of our lile worthy RepreseiitatiTO, Robert Herring, E�q. Deputy, before c:nr thanks for his long and laitlilul seivice? could be offered lo him, it only remuMis for this Wanlmole to Irstify lo his family, and to ihe public, a grateful and afiVciioiiale sense of his eininrnt pi ivate worth, ami his cotiscieiitioiiB and dili-ginl discharge of the various trusts coinniitled to blin. Resolved, That the respetlful thanks of this tVnrdmote are due to .Mr, A-Young, Mr. \V. Poiilif. x, and Mr.T.O Smith, who have retired from llie representation of this Ward, for their long and fai.iliful services, and for ibe honourable aud cunecieutions disfllarge of the trust reposed in them. Resolved, That the political'principles inaintitiued by the remaining Twelve llepreseiiintives, namely-Messrs. RprTe�, Griffiths, Crook. Blarkel, Vale, Savage, Patten, Sheriff Wil. Hams, Brckwitli, Taylor, Soulliffate, and Robeils, have lite full concurrence anri sanction of their Constitupnls, aud tbe thanks-of this Wardmole are curriinlly trndcrrd lo iheiu for their diligent ajlcnlion to Ihe duties of their office. Resolved, That this tVnrdmoie, deeply impressed wilii the importance of a coiislituttonal, eiilighleiieil, and fearless Public Prps.s, is anxious lo testil'y ils admiration of the la-lents, principles, aud iulrppiilily displayed in the conduct of the Independent Journals of tbe (-Diinlry; and it bails with exnltalioti that social progress which indicates Ibat tbe era is last apprnachii;g whi u Unowlcdge shall cover the earth .as the waters cover Ibe sea. Resolved, That llie eminent talents, independence, and public spirit evinced rluring this El�-ctiiiii, and on every similar occasion, for many years past, by Mr. S, Tbuinpson and Mr. Wm. Coales, aiiu tbe zpal for Ihe inleresis of Ibe People which they have repeaierily tnanirested elsewhere, enlille those Genllemtn to the approbniiuu aud gralilude of this Ward, i.Dd Of ibeir Fellow Citizens. Re�olve_d, That ihe llmnks of this Wardmole he given to Mr. W. Bpyer, Chnrchwarden of Si. Andrew's, Holhorn, for bis obliging compliance with the wishes of the Inlialiitaiils, in periiiilling the use of the Church. (Signed by Order) A.BRADLEY, Ward CUrk. AMliRlCA. NEW YORK, NOVRStBER 2?. -EVACUATION OF NEW YORK. On Saturday llie Aiiiiiver.snry of tlie Evacnaiion of litis ciiy by the Bnti-^h troops, in 17S3, wns Celcbrnted with the usual dei.loiislraliotis of joy. The day wasi cloudy and lieavy, which did not prevent a Idrge concoursS ol fuifl^la-iVoicciijoyiiiy ifae celirbrntiou. At 10. o'clock ihe troops lormed in Hnd-oi-,-!treel, and were reviewed by General Stevens-il^y looked and rniirchcd iiticominoidy wrll; niui ailev puradiiig lliiough the pnnciual streeisi, ihey (jassed the Ciij'-hnll, and were m!�ii reviewed by the Mayor and municipal aitthurities. (From the^ IVuskingtun lily (iazelle, IVov. 25.y Late uCcoUnls from Bui-nos Ayres inforin, that Gen. Arlit;a.-i has Uitiled with the Buenos Ayreans. Comiiiissiuiia for privateers are now signed by both parties. PHrLADELPHIA,JN0VP.�a6.a 24. Veslerday ufieriioon, at three o'clock, Mr. Guille grulified our citizens with aiiotlier nfcent in his balloon. The day was uiiuaually calm, wliich added inuihto the scene. On tiie balloon's reach-iiit; il coiiMderable heij^ltl, a live niotikey, in a pu-racliute, was diseiti;ajred, and re-Jclnd the ground unhurt. Mr. (luille, with liis balloon, came down near Mantua village, oti^ the west side of Schuyl-kill, without susiaiiiing any diiiiia^e. ^ President B.iyer, who now actioif so conspicuous a pari in the revolnlioii of lliyli, was in the iumtner of 1800 a prisoner in this city, and is well known Co many of our inhttbitanls. He was one of a large number of Freucli inulatloes, captured by the United "Stales ship TTumbutl, Captain Jewell, and sent into this Stale, where flley^ remained prisoners of war for sevetal months. ((Jon. Mirror.J derply felt. " 'l'h.e Almighty hn� tiot even there limited its pr�jteclioii ; ^Te owe lo it the'cotilitniaiice of I'-'i peace, lha't m.urce bf'all prosperity. Tune has ouy coiifirmetl llie allisnce of wliich France forms a part. This alliance, white it banishes the cau�es of' wuhgl^ obviate ih'e. dangers to which social otder or tm ptililical liuliuce mif^bt be e.vpnsed. " These dan>{ers are every day fmilier removed from us. At the faine time I shall not, in soleinn coinmoni*�p�King (hose grave cirrvtmslanct;s whit'li,.dunriw the cofurse of ihe year, have afflicted iny he-jn - happy, however, in being enabled lo say, that it the Stale and niy family ha�e .b&eti menaced by a ci'Ti-^ spiracy loo similar i� the disorders wliich liad pr^ ileded it, it has been manifested that ihe French ii--iolidity of public Credit, allow me lo propose lo you, in this present Session, a farther diminution of ihe t-axes which direcllij affect the contributors. Tins aileviaiinn wtll be so much the more efficnciou", s.-uld be exjiected o dy from llieir ciitiMilrte^ PROCEEDINGS OF CO^RESS. SENATE, NovEiit5^ttJ3. Mr. SaNFOKD c9, lo uliat it was at or before that period. Mr. Ijinii made a few remarks on introducing this propobilion, the iiajioti^f which was, th-at h^^ o(.inion wjis that Congress ouyht to- - Ihe year 1809, and rettore the co public oHicers, &o. lo the coiidi^i then stood. As the present was for inquiry merely, ni>t sion of the opinion of the Vl jt-ciioii would be made to it. Mr. Cobb, of Georgia, sa'ttT'a^^ w4trds pvessive of bis opinion, that, if a red^tiou of ex-peiidtturo, &c. was made; it ought! to be more general than whs proposed by thi> motion to be inquired into. To such a general rec^uclion, he was favourable, but was opposed ' to a piece-meal legislatiuji on the subject, which roust be partial, anil mj;;hl be nujust in its operatioii. This was tha substance of Mr. C.'s observation, though not per-li,i|;s his words. He wished the Resolution to be so iiiudiHeu as to make it'-us comprehensive as in his ojiiiiion il ought to be. Mr. Smith, of Md. thought the object of this nioliim did not properly fall within the duties of the Coiniiiiltee of Ways aud Means, and wished it rci'rrred to a different Commilt^. Mr. Linn did not wish to take/ihe House by surprise, and consented lo his motion Ij^ng 'he table that Gentlemen might hav^pn opportunity lo prepare amendments toil, if they thoiij^ht proner. Tile iieBolutioi) was ordered lo he on the luhle. Mr. Cicke, of Tennessee, sinbraitted for cniiiuier-ati.iii the liillowiiig Resolution:- Ueeulved-That the Committee on the Military Establishment be insirucled to inquire into tbe expediency of i-educiug Ihe military peace eslablisbment of the United States.. And the Resolution was agreed to, without debate or division.-Adjourued. r- washington, n0vemb12r 91. Very little business was .dune in the Muii.^e of Kepresentatives this Aay, nor will there be much done uiiiil the different Cominitteeg are organized aud report. . An exemplary poiii-limeiit ha� IJttfly been i^n-fliclf^ in the slate of North Carolina, uu a young man of the name of Ma.�on Scott, who was hunij at Raleigh on Friday tlie lOlh instant, lor ihe murder of a slavei Scolt was but 18 or 19 years of aoe. He carried a dirk ; got drunk witli liquor, met the net;ro, renewed an old quarrel wilh him, and stubbed liim to death. The culprit was soon after found asleep on a bench in ihe tiiarket-honse, not fifty yards from the spot. He was toed (or murder, and condemned. Mucii inieivessi^n was made for his pardon, after his couvictWn; b^ut ihe Governor was not to be tuoved by petsViasion ftoiu a duly enforced by higher considerations. Shipwreck.-The hv\i^ James, Captain jacks, froin Greenock, in baHasi, with one iiundred anil twenty passengers, consigned to Mr, Archibald Taylor, was stranded on the main bur, on the 9th iiift. She left Greenock on the Sih October, and when she arrived off the bar, came in too close, in cons'equcnce of the, wind, to work off, so as Vb wait for a pilot; and the only alteritetive was to go asiiore, or attempt lo cotne over the bar-in doing tlie latter the vessel was lost ; but we utidfirstand that.most of the sails and rigging will be preserved. No lives were lost.'and all the baggage of the passengers was saved.-fCope Fear tieconler J. FOKtJGN liyTELLIG^NCE.yr^ PARIS PAPER.S., december 19. This day, Tiresday, the 19th December, 1820, the King openefl ihe Session of the Chambers in one of the Hallrof the PaUKie of the Louvre, prepared for tliat pqrpose, with a taste and magnificence worthy of tile august silling for which it WHS intended. Hi* Majesty set out from the Tuileries at one o'clock., A discharge of 21 guns announced his ariival ut Ihs Louvre. A depntutiifti of twelve Peers, with the Chan-celior al their head, and n deputation of Iwenly-five Uepuiies, received the King in the Hut! belonging to the gallery of Apollo. His Majesty after stopping for a few instants in his apartment to converse with the Members of the DeputatioiuB, c'nlered the Hall of th^ silting, and seated himself upon ihe throne. On his right was Monsieuij, and next to him the' Duke of Orleans, the Duke of Aiigouleme was on his left.  . On tlie rl^Jil and left of the steps of the throne were the Ministers, Officers of State, kc. The Peers sat on', benclies on the riglit, and the Deputies on benches on the left. The Duchesses of Angotileme and Orleans, and MaApmoiselle Orle^is, were in a bos prepared on the left of the throne.' y The assembly strfhding and uncovered, tlie King said, " Messrs. the Peers, be sealed." This iiiyita-tioii was cominunic-dted to them by the Chancellor of Frarice. The Members having taken their seats, his Majesty delivered the following Speech: - " Mbssikcb*-Arrived at the close of a year^ nriBrkrd in its commencenient by the most melancholy events, but so fruitful since in consolations and in hopes, we ought before every ihiqg render developement. and�---t-he niamiers which they �-.-e-dcsiined to form. Until then we'shoiihl 'j^r cognize that in public utfiiii pa'ience aud tiTijdei^'- ; lion also are poivers, and such as deceive tlic iea-'. Let us noi'lose sight of this truth, thalr it will Le impossible for any Govermnent to tnaintuin ordei, that first assurance of liberty, if il be not iirmed with a strength proportionate to the dilftcullics ir; wliii-li it may be filaceit. " Every thing announces that the moriificiitionSiir;-t,roductd into oiu eleielive system will jnoilvice ilie advantages which I promised noysflf. Tliat-whir:h increases ttie power and in(le|)etulence of the Chiiif.-bera adds to the aulhority and digniiy of the Ctoivn. This .Session will, I hope, finish ihe work luiDj-'ily commenced by the Ust. In contirtning ihe nr-ce*-snry rttutions between the ?v]onarcli and tlie Ciiatn-hers, we are prepariivg the foundation uf a sy;liia of government whicli, at all times, so vast a inc-narchy must recftiire, and wliich \vil| cntnmaiid more imperiously the actual slate of 1'"ranee. " It is to accomplish these designs thai I desire ' set the days prolon;.red which may he nsfr\-t-ii t'lr me.' In uccompttshing the>e designs, we may-re!y- you, Messieurs, on my firm and unalterable v\iuiid. i, upon yfenr loyal and consiilutio^ial support." ' The Speech of his Mrtjesty Ijeing lerinin-rtti!, M. the Chancellor, after having taken the orders i.if the Ktiig, informed Messieurs the Di'l-iulies newly - and present at the {loyal Sitting, that iii� Majer-lv permitted Ihem to take the oath in his presence, and that he, the Chancellor, was nhont to re.-^i ih,-fortnulary, tliaf M. the Mitiisfer Secretary of .S:iit'i of the Interior wouh) iminedinlely make llie Hp-peal nomit'ially, to which eacli of tliein, the �>?-|)Uties, would reply, each fioin his pl-,ice -" i swear it." � M. the Chancellor read tlie terms of the o-atb ss follow:- *' I swear to be failhful to Ibe King, to obey tbe Conslj. tntioual Charter aud the laws of Ihe kingdtmi, aiitl to con-duel myself on all occasions as a good and lo)al Deputy.' Alter the Deputies liad taken llieoaih, iheChan-ctllor declared, in the name of ilie King, that itjt; Sessioii of the Chambers of Peers uiid of De|utiri for the j;ear 1820 was opened, niid each uf ibem wiis invited on--next to repair to their respeeli-. i placei" of meeting to coniraeiice iheir lubours. His Majesty descended frotti the throne amidst lively acclimations of yive le tioi.' which wcrecon-rtinoed for a long litne," ami wa* conducted in ^palaeewith the same state in which he had arrivei;'. Salutes of atlilleiy announced the reiurii of liij Majesty to the palace of tlie-Tuileries. DUTCH AND FLANDERS MAILS. frankfort,: decembeb 14. ' Our accounts from Tro|)pau. of ihe 6th, say, that tlie departure of the Emperors ul Ittissia and Au^-tria, wjlich was niiiiounced as near at hand, as well as that of all the Anibassstdor', is deferreil for an unlimited time. This have been a suddtii resolution, for a iiotificat;ion made by the Higlt Chamberlain of the Court'to- Count Saurau in _ quality of High Chamberlain of Bohemia and Austria (an office which* inclniles the fiim tion ef iMinisier of the Interior), announi cd t/iat his Majesty the Emperor would return to 'Vienna by the 10th, and preparations' were making in the Imperial Pilace, which gave reason to suppo'e that tie Emperor of Rnasia would take up his residence there. ' . * A Nuremberg Pa'per has nri article, dated Lo^^er Saxony, which says, A report is spread of a avi;-riiige between ihe Crown Prince of Sweden �i'd a ;