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British Press (Newspaper) - May 4, 1820, London, Middlesex / Number 5432. LQNPON, TBUp;)eiir, MAY 4, 1820,. Pkice 7tl. THEATRB-ROYAL. DRURY-LASE. TfilS eve.^ing, thursday. May 4, \\\t Majesty'! Serrahla win perform llife Tt-agdly of king lear. Kiiie Lear. Mr. Ki>aii; Dnke of lV"r!rii'i.)v, Mr. Tliomp. Duke of Curii�,iil. Mr. IVi.l.v; l>^itc'"t AHiany, Mr. fiarnard ; Earl i.f CU.'aUr, Mr. H..|iii:i.l ; F,h. I ,f KTt, Mr. I'ajw; K.lear, .Mr. Hae; EiIim.miiI, Mr. Hair.hlm. fJnnBfll, Mri. Glover; Uegaii, Mrs. Egeilon; Cordelia, Mrs. W. West. After wbicli {ii time), a iiew Miiiical Dratnn, in two Acts, callejl' THE LADY and the devh.. WilcTlove, Mr. Elliston; Jeremv, Mr.'Harii-v ; .Siunor Iln-fael, Mr. Galtie i Claudian, Mr. Barnard. Z-phyrma, .Ilis* Kelly; Negombo, Mra.Bland. The Doorj will be opened at Ha'f-p'i't Six o'Clock; tlie Performance will Coniinence prefisely at Seven. BoxM 7s.; Second. Frire 3s. 6d - Pit Sr. 6.1.; .Second Price 2s:-Lower Gallery Ss.; Second Price Is.-Upper Gallery la.; Second ^rice s'li. The Box Office will be opun froni Eleveii lilUMveoTlocfc -Placei to be taken of Mr. Rodwell. Box Book-keeprr. KING LEAR ��erjr EfeninR until further Notire. THEATRE-R. Lady Sarah Peery, Mrs. Fancit; Eliza Beanmiitit, Mi�� Koole; Dame Briarly, Mrs. Davenport; Rose, Mrs. T. Hill. The Doom will be opened at Half-past Six o'Clock,- and tlie Play begin at Seven. Boxes 7�.; Second Price 3s. 6d.-Pit 3s. 6il. ; Second Price 29.-Lower Gallery 2s.; Second Price Is.-Upper Gallery Is,; Second Price 6d, A Private Box may be had fur the season, or nightly, ot Ur. Brandon,at the Box office. To-morrow (by Special Desire), the he^v .^lusicil Drama of The Antiquary. MR. MAtHiEWS AT HOME. THIS EVENING. THURSDAY. M�v 4, atrd on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, till the end of May., AT THE THEATRE UOYAL ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE, STRAND, When he will bave the honour of introducing bis Friends to his COUNTRY CODSJNS, Boxes, Private Boxes, and Tickets, to be had of Sir. Sieveusoo, fron Ten till Four, at t,he Straud �nlraace, aud at Fearman's Library, 170, Bond-street. SUlRREY THEATRE. -nptHIS EVENING. THiJRSDAY. Mny 4, 3, will be presented (.J3d time) the new Historical Bur-leita, called ivanhoe; Or, THE JEWS DAUGHTER. John, Prince of England, Mr. CliiTord ; Unknown Knight, Mr. Itideway; Sir Briaii de Buis Giiilberl, Mr. Benguugh; Isaac of York, Mr.Huntley; Waroba, Mr. Filzwilliam. Lady. Rowena, Mrs. VV. S. Clialterley; Rebecca, Miss Taylor; Ulrica, Mrs. Brooks. Alter which (lOlli time), the {inptilar Historical Melo>draine, called THE F'aTE' of CALAS. Calas, Mr.Bengough; Marc Ant6ineC^las, Mr. Walkins; Edivaitl, Mr. Huntley ; Jacob, Mr. W. S. Cbatterley ; Law. leiice, Mr. Fitzwillifim. AladameCalas, Mi�cTaylor; Pau. Hue, Mrs. Horn ; Jeannelle, IVJiss Cofieland. Raxes, 4s.-Pit, 2a.-Gallery, Is.-Donrs ojren at Halfc pwi Five, begin at Half.patt Six-Half Price at Half-past EljUt. To-morrow, The Heart of Mi J.Leclfiiily informed, that a LECTURE rfii those Obsiaclea to llie Mnlimited Choice of Partners for Life, which produce public mipfortone.lhrougb the medium >if private vice and miserv, will be delivered on SATURDAY Next, the filh of /lay," 1820, at llie Portico, No. 10. New-�ireel, Spring-gardens, at Three o'Clock, by Mr. RICHARDSON. ^Tickets 2�. 6d Son,. 187, Picca-dillv. ^'parched lace being Irequently fcold �� f!9 URLING'S LACE, the Patentees respectfully guard the Public ngninst this illegal praclirr, as siarcbiug will render cnromuii Lace lulerxbly dear 0>r the (noisent,ll)njish a single wa^biiig drlecta il;( t'ouKhaud hliriyia- prof^rlies. TlieKennine Article remains perfectly is, lo be niaile to Mr. Keating, Duke-street, Grosvenor.sqnare, before Sunday, the 7tli iiist. or as soon after as possible. BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF ST. PATRICK. ,T nn EXJRAOROINARY iVJEKTING of the CO.M.VIITTEE-THOMA.S BAINBRIDG.F., Esq. Treasurer, in Ihe Chair; the ' PosTSCJlIPT of.thk Committee for 1820'-was ordered to be adverlisid ; and is as AiltowB " Of the ' Siiity postponed Pelilioners,' referred lo in the Postscript of last year Forty ^ave bfeii, adinittetl in February of the prest-nt Iraving between 20 and 30 in expectation. The 41) received children would be ex-cludable, under the law of snperanntialion, at Ibe taking in day of the next year-while the postponid will, from their youth, remain still eligible at thai period. The'iinmbir now upon the Foundation, contiderably exceeding that of any former time, is more than cuold warranlahly be adopted, but that a nearly equal proportion is ordered to be appreii. ticed forlhwiih; an.l Ihe Commillee lake ibisopporluiiily of staling, that the Governors rouhl not more ellTeclnally serve the Charily ibaii by indncing^ their tradesmen to take appre'iiticcs from this Institution. Nearly 300 Irving images of Ibe usefulness of the Clisrity will, in their variiius gra.. daliun', from Iheyoulhful lo Ihe adult state, exhibit their gi-Hleful persons before their gfuerous Prolcctors, at the celebraiioii of Saturday next.' the flrh of May; 1820." . q. Grrard C.illa�;bau, Esq. Hugh Johnston, E�q. stewards, Lord Ctifion, U.rd Ariliur Hill, 1. D. Alexandtr, E�q. J. H. Uradsbaw, ��q. George Dillwyn, Esq. Felix Slade, Esq. Tirkels, 20 shillings each, to be had of the Stewards; of Thonia.s Baiiiliridge, Esq Treasurer, College of Physirians, Wnrwick.lane; of the Secretary; and at the Bar of the Tavern. Signed by Order, J. C. MICHELL, Sec. 18, Queen-tquare, Bloomgbnry, Dinner at Half past Ffve^'Clock. N.B -The Musical Department of the Celebralinu'ia cora-millrd to the chargeof Mr. Hawes, No. 7, Adelpbi-terrace; to whom any application must-be made. N Aplirenlice c�u dine at Ibe Apprentices' Table without n special ticket-which ticket, will, upon personal appli* cation to tlie Committee, at ilia Virginia Coffee-house, Corn-bill, be delivered this day, Thursday, Hay 4, at Two o'clock. ^^�^ . > � ^ , , . RO.MATIC SPlHiT of VINEGAR.-Thin agreeably perfumed Liquor (Ibe ariginal in^reotiuit uf Mr. Henry), which � of well-known efficacy in relieving faininevs und bead-irclte, and in' counleraclii)g lb* rffecia uf overhsated, close, or iofected air, contiaurs to be prepared, iu the greatest perfection, by Messrs. TH08. and WM. HENRY, MANUFACTURING CHE.WISTS, MANCHES. TER. It is sold in Loadoa, wholes)l>B I^u-con, Elzev. 1662; Hakluyl's Voyages, 6 vols. Iarg� paper'; Cla'rcudort*aHibla^y6r-tbe Rebellion,'3 Vols: large paprr ; Baxter's Practical WofJcn, 4 vols; Froiuart'a .Chfqnjslraj by Johuea, 4 vols.; Hewy't .tiialory nf Euflaofi, 7 vols, riissia; Bacoifa tVofk*; & vwls.; Newido'* IVdrVii,' b/flors. by,>6'*als.;dmo UUvMi, 9 .r^.ibrat. editii^; Ear. 17401 AiiUMaLR�gial Hirtory, ,W ��U.i UrtfiierVWorks, JI vols.; Toltaire, par Beaunar. �hnvr^�v;uaCliata^'tPMtvf 1W ^titi^iim^niii^ able Piclara. NEW RoI^ASCb. This day isipiWiibedj rrtHE, ASTROLOUEHtSAor. iJie.Eve of Sm JL, Sebastian^ a Roit|aiu:e^'^, riireeYfilmnea. By J. M. rf. H(Attei. Printed for William F?arinao, Ubrarj, 17i), Ne sireel. � '  w t-.- .; � , New Bond- 8URREY THEilTR^. This day is puWisbed, price 1�. fid. THE FATE i)f CA.LAS ( a Trasic Melo-/Draroe, in Thre� Acts, oow perfortn^ug with an-buuuded snprobalinn at the Sprrey Theatre. . By THOMAS Ul'BDiS, Author �f-the ftatT>oi'i;ftrpresented, fur the first lime, wilji. the, authentic Slid valuable Corresi pondeqce pf Gray. Tb� a^tdiliunal Letters i|i this Work ore not only extremely interesting from tbiir number, but for their intrinsic merit. 'I'b* Inserlions arid Alteratious by Mason are rijected, and the genuine Mannicript of Gray implicitly followed, . The Editor is also enabled to lay bef.ii'eTlie Public many curious Variations to the principal Poeins of Gray, in hit own hand-writing. Printed for J. Mawman, 39, Ludgate-street, DAL BIO ON CHESS. Next week will be published, in one elegant Volume 8vo, with Twenty-one Cuts, HE incomparable GAME ^ of CHESS; , deseluprd after a new Method, of the greatest Oirllily, from, the, ,first filemenls, Iu the. most Sctentific Arl.ifires of.the Game.. Translated from the Ilaliau of Dr, Ercole Dal Rio. By J. S. BINGHAM, Esq. To which is prefixed, ' A LETTER on the ORIGIN of the GAME. By Eyies Irwin, Evj- Printed for J. J.;Stockdale, No, 41, Pall-mall. Also, in ten Volumes, containing Sixlyrlws, Culpnred Plater, price 8s. each Volume, GREEK.S, Nin^eenlh Edition-PlGfiONS^ Ninth Edition-FASHION-^-MODERN BEL'UESi^ MODERN BEAUX-TO-NIGHT-TON-LI FEi^-DRESS AND ADPRE^S-and ELOISA in. DESHABILLE. - This day b publiahedt , UA.C,K^yOOP'S. EQINPURGH MAGA-^ ZINE, No.X?LXVlI.for APBXS.192a. ' Cotitentk :-1. Francis Chantry, Scui}^lar.-2. The War. der. No. VI; Speech of'lhe'Rigbt'Hori9Ura1>l� George Caii-iJioe, at tbe Liv'i^rp'ool Diooer, giveii in ��lfcT>r�ribit'of bii rexteclion -3� iMHn^ii a l,ib�r^l�H^bif,�Na.U;t.-4.;iM-lection? front the ..St. Prieiit M.SS.No. 11.-5. Tbe Rape of Proserpine.-6,. Oii Songs, and Sop� VVrJters.-7. Blegiea.- 8. A Winter Morniiig.-d. tbi Siigw Storm.-16. Moods of the Urnd. No. I. Despoadeiicy'; a' ke^erie. No. II. Tfaa Woodland Glen. }Jo. III. Tbe Isle of Despair; � Viiipa- 11. RrGullectiona. No. 17. Mark Qlaerabiu, tb� C^maro-uj^q. Adveiituf-a with Ibe Gi.p�i�s,-I^, Letter, froi� � Proprietor of St. Aadrew's-squarr, tt\fA\v� to tbe proposed Monumeut for Lord Melville.-13. Profeiiojr Brpwo's Onl-lines oftjie Pbiliistpby^ Ibe Mind.-14. it^bitM,'wrillea upon Robert, tb* Soo'of Cajttfiu 8. Sbaw,� ckild iSr* yean' uf age; by iaaes Cru#sley, Esq -16. Horo; Daoio. VM-17. ^noet�j-1?. literary, ayid Scien-lific Intelligence,-19. Works preparing; for't'iib'ticaiion.- 20. Moathly L'^t of ueW Piililicalicnii;-21. Mpntbly Register, &c. Printed for T. Cadell aad W. Daviss, ft/and. X^ondbo; and Williaip BlacJ^ifuod, Iyp.'l7, Prioc^s-street, Edinburgh. THE CHJtONICLE OF THE TI-UES. -This day is publisbet|, in a thick and cjoselyprinUd volume, royal ISmu. wiih a Chart, price 15$. in boards, HE CHRONOtO.GY of tjie Un FIFTY YEARS, from 1770 io 1820; prefncefl by one of Ihe most ample general' Chronologies extaitt, torn the earliest ftfcords down io 1770.' ' ' ' ' This will prove lo be one of Ihe most conVenielil and use. ful Books uf Reference ever published, and sooner or later it must find its way i^to every public Liltrary, and iiilp Ihe Book-case uf every private fat^nil}. The Period of Fifiy' Years has been chosen, iis beingihe term of an active Geue-raiiou, within which rvenia coAtiiiue to operate' on the affairs of Ihe worlil, and on Ihe iuteresia of individuals, and during which they are, therefore, in the highest degree interesting to the r^a^onings aqd rei:ollet:tiqna of ct'otem-poraries. Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. Bridge-street;' and to be had of W. Sams, St. J'aia'es''s.�treet; 'aud of all Booksellers. Of whom may be had. Dr. ROBINSON'S MODERN HISTORY.from Charlemagne to th� Accession o/GeoreeIV. with 36 Eugxaviogs; Ss.bodniJ,' '� ' " The following Work" are this day published by RODWELL and JllAKj:tii, ^ujid.4li;eet: I. nnHE ANTIQUITIES of the JEWS, rare-JL fully compiled from Autbenltc ,^atii;ce8, and ^beir Customs'"--------_ ^ Broi . 8vo. with PlanSj price tl. lOs. II.-An HISTURiCAL SKETCH of the CAMPAIGN nf 18|5, illnstraledhy Plans of Ihe Operations, and of the Battles of M 2/-^.^i^^ ' HOUSE OF LORDS, ^Si>'i(E9D.tT, Miy 3. APPE.4L. THB DOWAOER MABCHtONESS or I,*H�OOWV, AP-PELr.ANT. THIS MAiijOJ!} LANilJOWJI RE- 'SPONDENT. � ' ' """ This was an Appeal from the becrefe of Ihe Court of Cham, eery in Ireliinid.' It Apfie'arW ihil iWe N�ible Appellant had, by �rrr�e of 'he^ fharrIi>isb^e4nrti>^iri'aoil Lord Chanrellot' .^aow^SDOfirnwillhat jadgiMntjoniwbicb the MBrei�B^ �ppeft|.,^!ig|it|�|JHt d.ecrc*. , ' . ' The Attorney-General, Counsel for the Noble Appilliinft and Mr.'Horu'e and Mrl'Abefcrbmbiefur the Niibl^ Respondent, were heafd^'byttefr "LdrdsW pit at coosidenlble length tbiaday.' � .j--:- ^.1 : . ,.,.,-.,11 Tbe Lord Chancellor addressed Ibeir Lordships, and observed that this wascertainly a qiiesliotipf coiisiderable importance, when they considered il was" decided ty two Courla below, one of eqiiit'y,. the'otlier oMaw,'agaVost the Nohli? Appellant. 'It e6rl9ibly'was h Most uscfuicnorse for a J'ndge in etpiity to 'l!ak� thea.i^4hal A was entitled to an eatate^na tenaqt iii'fee. That decijHon eared, Ahat Lord Chancellor Manners' original opinion was, ibat Ibe rent charge should be paid according, to the British standard; but being, pressed for a case, be sent one to the Judges of Ihe Court of ComMbn' Pleas, and he thought he was bound by their decision to" tnafce hia decree accordingty.- The Learned Judges of ll>al'.Cuprl perhaps were as able, nud their opinion as good, and as mnch to be |ookeil up to aa that of any Court in Ihe empire; but it seemed as if. ihey did not taken into Iheir'cortsideration Ihe words of the marriage srtilement; Which ejcpressly itated that tbe renl-diarge was to be paid in sterling mouthy, a^id that they oi>lyi|ui>ked to ilsbeing charged on Irish estates. He wu.uld piit.aease^- Suppose a man paid iO,0hl tip the 6th Report of the Commia-�ianeifODrepai(iag ; / .,i , Mr. Bullen,'front Ibe Exchequer, brought up afficcifShil of the public de>| of Great BriUin, up tu.tbe 5th uf Ja. nuary,lasl. ' ' Mr. SpiCer, from Chelsea Hospital, brongbt up ibe an. nnal accounts-of uoclaiiittdprizt: money. i' � Adjourned, �i i i ;i II- HOUSE OF COMMONS, WeUsesday, Mat 3. and PUBLIC ACCOUNTS. Mf. Smith, from Ihe Commissioners of Roads Bridges in Scotland, presented IlieirSth Report.  Mr. Bolleh, from Ihe Exchequer Office, presented au account of tfc� puWic firoded debtbf the United Kingdom. Mr. Spicer, from Chelsea H^lhe account of unclaimed p^izemonc^ in the bands of the'Treasurer. The above papers were laid on the table. > NEW MEMBERS. Several Members advanced to the table, and were sworn and took'iheir seals, amung them were-l.ord Nugent, Mr. Robert Shaw, Mi-. Biirrelt, MV. P(amree. � 'I' The molibn was agtreeld to. ' EDWARDS THE SPY. Mr. Alderinan Wobo roiie-ltf'j'iVt; a notice whiob he cori�id'er^ii of the gWateit i(d(ibrHitit�' id t^-�ifrt W�a about to leaVethe tbuutry, he"�t Housioi>, witich imposed a tax uportUie iinporlatinii of Foreif^o Wool. Tlie Hon. Gentleman sat'd, lhat upoii thi: fuileat inveatigation of this subject, he wan i;uii-tiiiced the tax on the importation of the raw niilr-rial was highly injurious to liie manufacturing ia-tererts of this country, He sincerely hoped thi�t the subject wotild soon be brou'^ltt ttnder llie coiij-sideration of the Bouse in a more (lirect shape-at ucb a time he would be preiMred, hihI he tros-tcd iatisfactoriiy, to shew the impolitic and very iij'i-rious tendency of this tax. At prisent he w^uld conteijt himself with moving, lhat this Petition be laid on the table.-Ai;reed to. {ed, an i truly, of a lax imipo-ed rvery pri,,ci, le o' polliicul economy, agonist the innl'orni p' if the coontiry; ami liill"ii, and imleeri against what may be considered �s tiie iilis-iilcil faith ol P.iTliameiit. They all knew Imw great a source of the wealth and |M)wer of iM* couniiy ihrf mi^iiufacluriiig interest' formed. Tttl* ^�'c;i^i^)!l touched npon lhat poiitt, and wu� wnrilfd in lerms most mudetale in their import, ami wuliout any ex� as;geruliun whatever of the evil wlin;!) accrued fruia tins luxj and the many difficollirs-wlnc't it had iai-po�ed on the country. Anv person nrqimiDtf-d f>r.ii--tically witb the details of this mbject wouj.l see how iiiiivi^e it was tt> iniprse a tax on liie raw tnn-terial, on tlie mannfactate of which Ihe subsistence of the woiking branches must � an Act nol only of rmprudence sind foily, liut als.� cruel and unfeeling; towards the lower classes of this coUintry, and as a matter W iesetJue it w^ equally'Untenable, and ought to be repeated. Hs denied that'thecontinuaVica of the tax w��nf service to other interesty'of the communiity'. Asa measure; of revenue >t4)ad. completely-fiitedj wb't^le * great ])foportio(i oflheHreans'df iiidtHtVy'fur the nxiivi-^ /acturer w�s''ci'iiin[ied'�rtdhari�scd by its Q;ieru. ' trot).' 'A lilte iifsMiHie^d-shewfi the great iilTpo'hcy of t1ie tax. The Russian Giivernmeiil-had ofierwd a large contract to an exlensive-nlaiinfacturer here, for the clolhiugora part of the Russian army, both the patterns and prices were aent'Over from Russia, but the manufacturer was compelied-by the exist, ence of this tax fioin enteniij; tipi>n a eontratt wliich, underother circumstances, would have been litghly beneficial. H� knew to whom the proposition had be^n made, and he knew also that they were obliged' lodecHne accepting the order- VVn� not ibat an important fact, to Shew the inipolicy of the tax (^Wfear, Aparty-iVVho wotild call it a protection to the hoiiie wool thrower, when he sa�r that'in the result so important a foreign vonuexiou had iirthepartivillar instance been lu^t to the cuun. try ? He was prepared to contend ihul the lax was 8� impolitic to ' the'agr'iculi'ural interests of the country, iia it was inoperatite totlie rtvenoe. Hi�i Hie home pritJeoF wocd been etihancetj by 11 } Th� the contrary to hove-been ihe fact.' Was not wool noW lying a drngon the hands f f tbe grower? iVlaoy Gentlemen who heard him bad seen the annual' returns ol ihe inHnulaelured wool in the West Riding of Yorksdiire, and though tbe returns did not comprehend many retortis wlticii would stttl add to tlie'force of the fart in ntT in*oBi siderable degee, yet nev^rthelfcas they demunstraled that thedemand had'within'tl>e yi^ur diiniaish-i ed'one-sixth.-/"Wenr, bear.J-But exc>u-c6iitr�ct, tf the 'raw' m&|erinl hittl not >risen iu 'prjcfcAod over-storked JheniatV^it 'Htis wua'uii apptieiii'cantra-dicltioti; rthich tt'was 'Rir the Nobfe Lotd tofeC�ii� �:ile for his owourgninenl.-^i/far.]/-' ^" ttJvilMnTiJjr-*'1 can tmSrf reconcile it; for ;