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British Press (Newspaper) - May 1, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5429. LONJ>OiV, ^l0^ilMVY, MAY 1, 1820 Phisb 7d. KING LEAR EVERY EVENING until further Notice. THEATHK.RnYAr., {iRVKY-LANE. THIS EVENING, MONDAY. i\)�y 1, Mijcsiy's SerraiiiB vHI perforrti llic Tm^ji-ily of KINO LEAK. Kiiif I.^ar. Mr. Kraii; Diilcrof Burv'iiinlv, M'. Tliomp-snn; Duke iif Corntirnll, Mr. I'cnley; Diikr of AHiimy, jMr. Biniai.l; K.irl of GloVlcr. Mr. Holland ; K:>rl of Kent (fir�t lime). Mr. Po(K-; Eil�ar, Mr. Rae; EJinuuJ. Mr. Hnmbliii. Goiipril, Mrs. Qlovrr; Regan (lirst lime), Mrs. UobiiisoB ; Cord.-lin, Mrs. W. West. To ivliich will he added, 14tb lime, a Broad Farcical Paiito-mimical Drama, in two acts, 'i:;hl8 of Mr. M.'s Performances. SEVENTH TIMEOF A NEWW'EI.SH MELO-DKAMA. ROYAL AMPHITHEATRE, ASTLEY'S, WESTMINSTER-BRIDGE. X^HS EVENtr^G. MONDAY, May I. and 5, ilurinff Ihe Week, at Half.pasl Six .o*Clork precitely, nil eniirrly new ioteresting. splendid Equestrian M�lu-ilrama, called � - OR, ttlE FATAL FLOOD-GATE. Xaia (Ihe Fisherman's Wife), Mrs. Astley., To rtM.(:lude wilh the Risin-ocls. translated from ilie Finirh, and performed One Hundred Nights successively iii Pari.i, entilled THE MAN OF THE BLACK FOREST. With llie Original French Melo-dramalic Mnsic of Lauusse, and p�xe.ded by GrPtry''� celelu-ated Overture of l.lisca. The Scenery from .flescrtpliuu of hojnvi iniaeiT) �n�T,' by ^It^j^pusioh of k *'o.wie4twt^n*-t^W-tUf'da^oa.W! ii>.c ,SiTip�l��exi^'r�(OJi*tctl ^ke'improxeuiettt of Ills fellow-cr^-atures. Resolved unanimously. That In Iransmil to posterity the' deep anil universal feeling of resperl enierlaiurd for Ihe virluesand bi-ni-ficmce of the laic Duke of Kent, a Monn-meni>l Stalne of his lluyal Hishnes^ he i rerteil in an eligible pari of Ihe Metropolis, and lhat 3 Public Subscriplionn be immediately opened fur lhat purpose; nn(l, with the view lhat this leslimbuy of respect lo his memoryshould be as general as the sorrow-for his loss, the snbscriplion will be limited to Oue Guinea, and that the smallest conlribntiouo be received. Resolved unanimously. That liis Grace ibe Duke of Bedford, Ihe MosI Nohleihe M.arqnis of Hiiully, Charles Forbes, Esq.M P.; .Icseph lJume, Esq.-M.P.; George Watson Taylor, Esq. M.P.; Willi:im Wiliierfmce, E^q. MP.; and .Mal-Ihew Wood, Esq Alderman and M.P. be solicited to act as Trustees to Ihe Funds, and, with ihe Cnnimitlee, be empowered to rariy these Resoliitious into effect. Resolved unanimously, That William Williams, E^q. M.P. and Jiimes Thomson, Esq. be requested lo beconte Treasurer and Honorary SPcretaryami that the Provisional Committee be soliciird to runimue Iheir services, with power lo extend Iheir numbers. Resolved uu:tuimouBly, That a Copy of Ibe Resolutions of Ibis Meeling be presanlcd lo her Itoyal Highness the Duchess of Kent, by the Committee. Resolved unanimously. That Copies of these Resolutions be sent to Ihe Committee oved by Lord Lilford, V. P., seconded by John Weyland, jun. Esq. V.H.; and Resolved Unanimously-That Ihe Report now read is approved hy this Meeting, and that it be printed and circulated under the directiBii of the Board of Management. On Ihe Motion of I-ord B.-lgrave, seconded by Matlhew Marliu, Esq. V.P.  It was Resolved Unauimoiisly-That this Meeting duly appreciating Ihe zeal and ability evinced by Mr. W. H. Bodkin, tbe Honorary .Secretary to this Instilulion, on all occasions connected with its proceedings from ils lirst esiahlish-ment, to the preparing by him of the excellent Report now read, and desirous of-marking iheir sense of exerlioQs of talent and sacrifices of lime so liberally devoted to Ibe cairse of Ihe Society, all pecuniary recompense for which has been as firmly as honourably declined, request his acceptance of a piece-nf plate not exceeding one hundred guineas in value, �nd.herpby authorise the Board of Management lui^arry this Resolution into effect out of the funds of the Society. On the Motion of Ihe Rev..Sir S. C. Jervoise, Bart, seconded by Sir j. H. Palmer, Bart. It was Resolved Unanimously-That Ihe present Board of Management be re-elected for the ensuing year, and thai it be directed to reduce ils number to 60, by ballot, at its next meeling. On the Motion of G. Gipps, Esq. M.P. seconded by the Rev. Dr. Rudge, It was Resolved Unanimously-That the following Gen-(lemen be Auditors for Ihe enuiiig year:-H. W. Smith. Esq. VV. Reynolds, Esq. George Barlrup, Esq. and J. Whit-more, Jun. Esq. On the motion of Sir James Langham, Bart, seconded by H.G. Knigbl, Esq. It was Resolved Unanimously-That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to bis Royal Highness ihe Duke of York, for his'continned patronage to this Society. On tlie Motion of VVro. Tooke, Esq. F R.S. seconded by J. Frecse,3un. Esq. It was Resolved Unanimously-That the Thanks of this Meeling be given to Matlhew Marliu, fisq. Visitor, and William Williams, Esq. M.P. Ihe Treasurer of Ibis Society. Ou the Motion of the Hon. Edward Harbord, M.P. sc-ronded by Henry Pownall, Esq II was Resolved Unanimously-Thil Ihe Thanks of Ibis Meeting be presented to J. G. Walt'oid, E-q. Honorary Counsel, VV. Tooke, Esq. Honorary S.iliciior, and that ibey be requested, with Wm. Henry Biidkin, Esq. Honorary Se-crelaiy, lo continue their services the next year. (Signed) W. S. BOURNE, Chairman. On the Motion of William Williams, Esq. MP. seconded by Wm. Frenil, E�i; It was Resolved Unanimously-That Ihe Thanks of lliin Meeting be given to the Right Honourable William Slur^ Bourne, M.P., VP., fur his acceptance of, and jiolile ttleii-tion ill the Chair, on the present occasion. (Niened) ^VM. H. BODKIN, Hon.,Sec. Mendrcily OHice, Red lioB-square, _ . April 29, 1820.  Siibsrriplioiis r>-cei�ed by ^Villiaro Williams, E�q. M.'P. Treasurer, Biielle�tor, Mmiul-row, tsllnglwi; ami .by McStrplicuB, at the Societ/a Uice. SIXteen'Jl# annual EXHUfl- TION of iheSOCIETV of PAINTER.S in 1)11. and WATER COLOURS is n6w OPEN,al the Great Room, Sphag-Kardms, . - Admittance One .Shillinj^-Catalogup Six|>ence. COPLEY FIELDING, Secretary. MR. WEST'S GALLEIllT, 125, PALL-MAI.L. rriHE EXHiurnoiS �f pictures. ,ii,ited i anilnewlv arranijed by the late BEN lA.M 1 N WIvST, Esq. n dhoH time previous tofci� dectase, IS NOW OPEN, ^nd will remain on vlvw till ithe end nf Aiil1i llie great Pictures of DEATH ON THE PALEJ^OKSE, and CHRIST REJECTED. 'V. Open every day (uuder tlrtl^isftronage of his Miijesly), at No. Pall-mall, near Carlfon.Palace, Ui)m Ten till Five. CHARLES SMART, Serrelary. 1_-,-_-1 �i' -:-.-. BENEVULEJSTiK3s^. pniiied foi-tlie reasons stated in furmer Advertisrinruts) will he celebrated on SATURDAY NEXT, l.lie 6ih May. 1�20 (being the 3Jlh Anniversary), at the City of London Tavern, Bishupsgate-street. CUfbideht, ' The Right Hon. GEORGE C|ANN1NG. VICE-FRBSIDBST9, The Diikf of Leiosler. The Martjiiis of Lansdown, The Earl of Darnley, Tlie Dukeof Wellinglon,K.G. The Earl of Derby. The Earl of Blesiiilon. Lord William Fitzgerald, Lord Titliamore, L be Cornel, by purchase, vice .Sober--dated as above' ' - ' 2lEt ditto-Lieutenant William Kent to be Captain, with, ont purchase, vice Lecky, deceased-dated September 29, . 1819. To he Lieutenants-Lieutenants Cornelius Hogan, from . both Foot, vice Williams, who exchanges-daird October 13, 1819; and Allan Chainbre, from lllb Liglit Dragoons, vice Boys, who exdianges-daled October 15, 1819. To be Adjutant, with the rank of Cornet-Regimental Serjeant-Major James Dixoii, vice WiHia(b8, appointed to Ibe 59th,Foot-daled October 13, 1819. 22d ditto-Captjiii Charles Gregorie, from 13lh Light Dragoons, Iw Ve Captain, vice Taylor, who exchanges-daled October 14, 18.19. To be Lieutenauls-Lieulennnl John D. Ryan, from 13ih Light Dragoons, vice Bebb, who exchanges-daled October 1,1819; ami Cornet George Parlhy, without purchase, vice. Rogers, deceased-daled October 3, 1819. To be Cornel-Charles Julius Bergner, Geut. by purchase, vice Berners, who retires-dated April 20,1820.' 1st Regiment of FuoJ-Lieutenant Robert Hursman Scott, from half-pay of the Reginienl, to be Lieutenant, vice Clrarles Pielers, who exchanges-ilated as above. Ensign John Wells Butt, from half pay lOOlh Fool, lo he Ensign, vice Hume/, Who exchanges-dated'aa above. 3d ditto-Captain Jbfdi Sulherland; fmm Ihe half-pay, to be . Caplaiii, Vij;^ Mathew Lalbam, who exchanges, receiving t|^e 4>jSere^.cer^da^ed as ajiove. ; ^th ditto-iLieulenant Cbar^lss JViBjer Davis,,^rom half-nay " rfilB-frdtt; titW"lJiahsij!ant,l(ftOo[m exchaiiges, receiving the dTffereifce^laled a� rtove.�'*^^'*^ 8lb dillCH-Second LLrulenaiit Thomas Drnry^lrum (beRifle Brigade, to be Adjntaul, with (lie rank of Lieulenanl,.vie^ Price, who resigns Ihe AdjutatrttyVofy-dated as abdve. ' 12lh ditto-Captain John Nixon Rtad, from half-pay of the Regiment, to be Captain, vice -Rouald Macdouald, who exchanges, receiving Ihe difference-daled as abuve. 16lh ditto-Captain William Broomfield to be Major, by purchase, vice Thonift.s, who retires-dated aii almve. Lieuleoanl Frederick Thurlow lo. be Captain, by purchase, vice Broomfield-daled as above. Ensign Henry M'Manustobe Lieuienant, by purchase, vice Thurlow-daled .as above. Robert Colquhoiin, Geul. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice IVPManus-^Bled as above. Lieutenant Thomas Skinner, to be Adjutant, vice Thurlow, � promoted-daled as above. 2Clh Regiment of Fool-Lieutenant William Johnstone to be Captain, by purchase, vice Farquharsun, promoted- . dated as above. Ensign Thomas Simpson Pratt to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Johnstone-daled as^buve. William Silwell, Gent, lo be Eusigu, by purchase, vice Pratt.-daled as above. 41st ditto-Ensign Percival Brown, from half-pay 4ih West India Regiment lo be Ensign, vice Charles Leightun Kennelt, who exctianges-dated as above. 43d ditto-Charles Murray Hay, Gent, to be Ensign, by purchase-dated as above. 45tli ditto-Captain Richard Moore, from half-pay 4lh Foot, to be Captain, vice rhomag Parr,,wbo exchanges- dated as above. 541b ditto-Assistant-Surgean Charles H.iniillon, from 72d Fool, to be Surgeon, vice Redmond deceased-dated January 27, 1820. SOU) ditto-Lieutenant William T. Mayne to be Captain, witbont purchase, vice Mandeville, deceased-dated October 2, 1819. To be Lieutenants-Ensign-Etiward GriStlis, without purchase, vice Mayne-daled as obove; Lfeulenaiit'VVilliain Williams, from 21st Light Dragoons, vice Hogan, who exchanges-daled October 13,1819. To be Ensign-William Douglas, Gent, without purchase, vice Griffiths-daled October 2, 1819. 62d ditto-Lieutenant John Singleton, from 44lli Fool, lo be LieutenanI, vice Philip Rickets, who exchanges, receiving Ihe difference-dated April 20,1820. 67lhdillo-Ensign Charles MM'borAou to tko Liautoi>ihU.l^ without purchase, vice Greene, deceased-^Uated Septem- temberl. 1819. Peter Brannan, Gent, lo be Ensign, without purchase, vice M'Phorson-dated September 1, 1819. 72ddilto-'Hospital-AsststaDt Robert Knox, M.D. to be As. sistanl-Surgeon, vice Hamilton, promoted in the 54ili  Foot-dated April 20,1820. 88th ditto-rCaptaiii Katrick-Heron GoIdie,..from half-pay 22d Light Dragoons, to. .be Captain,, vice Richard Bun-worth, who exchanges, receiving tbe difference-daled as above. - ,.- 92d ditto-Ensign Jame.i Dea|is, from half pay 79ib Fiml, lobe Ensign, vice William Maiiselt,..who exchanges- daled as above. � " '. - ' * 2d West India Regiment-Lieutenant Henry Jnbii Ricketis lo be Captain, wilhuul purchase, vice Appleto'n, appuinled to the 8th Royal Veteran Batlalinn-dated as above. 3d Royal Vetemn Battalion. Captain George Baxter, from 57lh Fool, Iu be Captain, vice "Toole, whose appoiufmeut baa nut taken place-dated as above. ....  5lli Royal Veteran Battalion. Lieutenant Robert Boyd, from 8th t-'uot, lo be Lieutenant- . daled aa above. lOlh Royal-Veteran Battalion. Quartermaster Arthur Greenbam, from 13th Light Dragoo'ils, to be Ensign, vice John-, who returns' to tiis former ailualiou on Ihe Retired List-dated us above. HOSPITAL STAFF. Hospital-Assistant Hugh Orr, frnnii half jiay, to be Hospital-AssistaDt; yiee Kuov, promoted iu tbe 72d Fuot-daled April 20,1820. hemora^da. Th^ appoinlment of Staff.Smtgron Jimes Taylor, from half pay, �o be Siirg-inn to Ihe Forci**, as'staled iu iIm' Gazelle ofllie llih D'e imher lasi, lia*fioi lalreM place. Lieuliiiuui Williio) Cradock, of liie 43d F�A.l, liis be. n perniiiteil to retire f.-mu the service. The iiam.s of ll.evpi-M�ji)r I'ril-haii!. nf the. .illli Fn-.', i are Hoxrell linrrh Prielmnl, and noi IfuvMrH U. /'r/^c i.-r->r2, hnl he is not allowed any b'.ick-p.i'v The dale of Slaff'-Surgeoii Biirmenier'K npjrfPi'tftiieiti ri, full-pay is li> l>ear date UecemWr 25>, 1819, ami nj{ J.i-nuary2a, 1820. Offic*of Ordnance, AprU 17, 1820. Royal Regiment nf Aiiilleiy. Lientensnl-General Bayl:�), lu ;,f. Second Cajatain, vice RolKi, retired on halt'-pny -tiain) April 12, 1820; Second Captain Lloyd Dmvn, from il,-half-pay, to be ditto, vice Ne� laud, reiii-vd on )Ml('.;riy-� dated April'SO, 1820; and Second Capi.iiii n^urg'e J  Belsuo, from the b-alf-nay, to be ditio, vite W. C. Smiil-, retired on half-pay-dated ns above. First Lienlenanl Henry William Pirkard, from lie half-pa;, lobe First Lienlenanl, vice Claudius Sliu^v, letriedun lialf-nay-daled as above. ---- Commlssioni signed by ilte. Loril I.ieulenant of Ike ^u-nlij of Renfrew. Renfrewshire Regiment of Militia. Adjutant George Jjimicson lo serve with Ihe rank of Lienlenanl-daled January 3, 1820. 2d Regiment of RenfrewsTiire Local Militia. Major William Lowndes to be Lieufenaiii Colonel, vice .luhn Maxwell, appointed to the Renfrewshire iMililia- daled June IG, 1819. .John Crawfuni, Esq. to be Major, vice William. Lowndes, promuted^daleil as above. RenCiewsliire Yeomanry Cavalry. Sir Michael Shaw Stewart, Bart, to be Mnjnr-uaitd February 1, 1820. 1st Trnop. James Viscount Kelborne lo be Captain-dated above. > Graham, Grnt. tube Lieutenint-d iif d as abuse. William Mui-e, Geiil. to be Cornet-^jled as ahuvr. 2d Troop. Sir William Milliken Napier, Bart, lobe Captnin-d.iled aS" above. - James Stirling, Gent, to be Lieutenant-dated as above. ' 3d Troon. Huostouu Stewart, Esq. to be Captain-daled as above. Will'iam Howie, Gent, lo be Lieutenant-daled as abuve. John Huwie,'Geot. to be Comet-^dated as alwve.  Paisley Volunteer Rifle Compmv. Archibald Macalpiue, Esq. to be C)aptaiu-daled Jannsrv 4, 1820. . , , John Stewart, Genl.'lo be First Lienlenanl-daled asabtj.v*. John Hulden, Gent. to be Secon(| Lieiittnanl'-date4.a^ �i>ov�. Jubuslon Vuluoteer rnfaBlry. .. ij 1st ppmiKui^;1-Ludovic Housloun, Esq. to i&.^wKt^lii-ibt^ January 4, 1820. ' ' ""V � - William HonsliMiit, Esq^jp-be.iCapiainljaaW^ Robert Watt, Geiit. lo'Be:l|eutfnau{^d5hy;�il^�.' Andrew Logan, GeuUia IiLEuugii^daiedlJiia^ aWye^ . [ - -MEiSoRASDUM. HiC; Majesl'ylhB(4eiM plcai(M to �^pnf^ of Ihc I&ih for Kiag!s) regiment-uf Iiiissara being permitted lu hear oo its staudariUand appoinlments, iii addition-lo any other badges or devices heretofore granted to the regiment, Ihc words ** Egmool-op-Zee," in conimemofafion of the distinguished services of the regiment at that place, oil Ihe 2d of October, 1799. ___ BANKRUPTCY ENLARGED. John Aston Wilkt-^,'of Birmingliaoo, glass.loy-makcr^fjran* May 13, lo July 1, at ten, at Ihe Royal Hotel, Trmple-row, Birm'uigham. BANKRUPTCIES SUPERSEDED. John Gundry, uf Goldsilhncy, Cornwall, merchant, Thomas Gundry, of Guldsilliney,^Cornwatl, merchant. BANKRUPTS. William Biggar, lale of Mancliesler, brazier, to surrender. May 15, 10, and June 10, at nine, al Ihe .Star liin, iMaarhes-ter. Allorneys, Messrs. Sbarpe, Eccle�, and-Cririe. Mai:-chesler; and .Messrs. AIifl||l0Bnd Parry, Inner Temple, Loiidpu. James Kinder, of Manchester, cottou-mnnnfaclurer, \n surrender, MayO, 16, and June 10, at one, ai ihe Star Ini., Manchester. Altoruey, .Mr. Alexander Kay, Essex-street, Manchester Wilham Holt, jun. of Rochdale, LincaSler, woollrn.manufacturer, lo surrender, .May 24,-25, ami June 111, at eleven, at the While Bear Inn, iVIiinclirsler.. Atluriirys, Me��r>. Shnltleworlli, Rochdale; and Mr. Cbippindaie, Crauc-courl, I'lrel-slreet, Lohdoo. George Bale, of Mlistnl, victualler, lo surrender, June I, al seven, 2, and 10, al ten, at ihc Plungli Holel, tThelieii-hani, Gloncesler. Attorneys, Mr. .Meredith, Liocubi's Imi New-square, London; and Messrs. Gwiuuetl and Newman, Chelleiiham. WUliani Burton, of Oxford-slreet, Middlesex, upholsterer, to surrender. May 0, 13, aud June 10, al eleven, at Guildhall, London. Ailorney, Mr. Hill, Welbeck-sireet, Caveudish-sqnare, l.oudon. John Francis Machin and John Stephen Gill, of Gloucester-street, Queen-square, Middlesex, surgicat-inslriimeiic-iiiakei-s, lo surrender, .^lay 2, 9, and June 10, at ten, at Guildhall, London. Attorney, Mr. Hayward, Essex-court, Temple. James South, of Fulham, Middlesex, plumber, to surren-K.-, M�y 9, zo, utta June 10, at .1 C1...UU�1I, L^..J,u. Ailorney, Mr. Lang, Feuchureb-street. John Bower itnd Joseph Bower, now or tale nf Bradford, York, woolstaplcrs, lo surrender. May 15, 16, and June 10, ,il eleven, al the Conrl-liuuse, Leeds. Altorueys, Mr. .Uakio-sun. Temple, London ; and Mr. Foden, Leeds. Mary Edwards, npinstec, and Kezia Edwards, apinster, of Newport, Monmootli, liuen-drapera, lo surrender. May 13, 15, and June 10, at twelve, at the While Lion liiu, Bristol. Attururys, Mr. Clarke, Bristol ; and Messrs. Jenkins, James, aud .4hbDll, New Idn, l/>ndon. John Newingtoii, of Tunbridge, Kent, farmer, to surrtii. der, Maya, 13, and June 10, at twelve, at Guildhall, Loii-doo. Allorneys, Messrs. Gregson and I'uniiereau, Angel-c'oui-t, Tlirogmorlon-slieel, London. Thonws Harrison Parker, lateofKiih, but now of King-slou, .Surrey, wine-oierchani, to sniieiuler. May IB, 20, ;,h,1 June 10, at uiie, al (iuildhall, I.uniluu. Altoruey, Mr. Hau-uam. Piazza Chanihei-s, Coveot-gardeo. Matlhew Cope, lale of Derby, iroumon-ger, to surrender, iVlay 19, 20, and June 10, at eleven, at the King's AiniH Tavern, Derby. Atlnriieyii, Mr. .Muss, Derby, and Mr. Wol-stort, Holborn-conrI, (Cray's Inn, London. DIVIDENI'S May 20 J. E. Honlhuoui, of Union.court, Broad^tre t, Loudon, inerehaiil, ut eleven, al Guildhall. May 20. W. Sruiioll, of Bowling green.lane; Clerkenwell, Middlesex, scavenger, al len, at Guildhall, Lnodoo: May 20. R. Farrer, uf Bread-slieel, Cheapside, London, warclniuseman, al ten, at Guildhall, London. May 13 II. H. Flaw, of Riches-court, Liine-streel, L ml. ii, inercl^anl, alien, at Guildhall,. May 2i*- J. Graham, of Biimiugham, linen-draper, at ten, a1 Ccildl.all, Loudon. M ly 20. J. Wilkinson, W. Hortie; and J. Wilkinson, of Fri- ;