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British Press (Newspaper) - May 8, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5435. TUBATRE-ROYAL, drvry-lanb. THIS EVENING, MONDAY, May 8. hU Majesty's Serr^nti will perform the Tragedy of KING LEAR. Kititr Lnr, Mr. Kesii i Dokeor Biireundy, Mr.Thomp-oiij Dukeof Cornnrall, Mr. Penley; Oake of Alhnny, Mr. Barnard ; E�rl of Glo'ster, Mr. Holland ; Earl of Kent, Mr. IVpe; Edgar, Mr. Rae; EdmMiid, Mr. Harablin. Goiieiil, lAts. Glover; Regan, Mft. Egerton ; Cordelia, Mrs. W. West. To which will he added, 18lh time, a Broail Farcical Panto-mimiral Drama, in two arts, entitled SHAKSPEARE yEHSUS HARLEQUIN. Harlequin, Mr. Harley ; Corporil Bounce, Mr. Cowrll; 'SAsconade, Mr. Galiie; Joe Sni|), Mr. Muiiden ; Ahralum, Mr. Knight; Simo.-, Mr. Oxherry; Forge, Mr. Russell; Taffy, Mr. Hughes; Mercury, Mr. T. Cooke; First Jiislire, .Mr. Butler, nim. Snip. Mrs. Harlowe; Dolly Snip, Madame Testris; Sukry Chitierlin, Miss Porey. The Doors will be opened at Half-past Sbco'Cloek; the Terformaiirp will romrneuce precisely at Si-ven. Boxes 73.; Secoiiil Price Ss. �J - Pit As. 6.1.; Second Price 2s.-Ijiwer Gallery 23.; Second Price Is.-Upper Gal-Wy l�.; Seronil Price flJ. The B"x Office will be open from Eleven till Fiveo'Clock --Pliicrs lo be taken nf Mr. Rodwell. Box Book-keeper. To-morrow, King Lear, with Ella Roseuberj;. And KING LEAH every Evening until further Notice. THIiATltE-nOYAL, COVENT-GAItDEN. nnHIS EVENING, MONDAY, Mny 8. will ^ be acted, 12lh time, anew Musical Romance, called HENHI QUATHE; Or, PARLS IN THE OLDEN TIME. Henri, Mr. Macready ; Sully, Mr. Ei^erUni; General D*Au-TBoul, Mr. I'nwcetl ; Eugene de Biriiu, Mr. C. Kemble ; Fre. dcrick Si. Leon, Mr. Alibult ; O'Duunel, Mr. J. Johnstone (who i"! engaged at this Theatre); Moustache, Mr. Emery ; Gervais, Mr, Ournset; Jocrisse, .Mr. Lti^lon ; Pinceau, Mr. Blanchnrd. Florence St Leon, .Miss Stephen.'; Clotilde de Birun, Miss Brunton ; Louison, Miss M.Tree. After which, the Melo-dr.ima of THE MILLER AND HIS MEN. Grin.Ioff (the Miller), Mr. Farley; Count Frederick Fri-lierg, Mr. ronnor ; Karl, Mr. Blaochard ; Lolbair, Mr. Ab-liuli; Kelniar, Mr. Chapman. Claudiue, Miss Foole; Laurel!, Wri. Corii; Raviua, Mrs. Faucit. The Doors will lie opeued at Half-past Six o'clock, and the FIsy begin at Seveo. A Private Box may be had for the season, or nipbtly, of BJr. Ikandon, at the Box oflBcc. Tomorrow {by Special Desire), Henri Quatre, with the new P^inlointme. MR. MATHBWS AT HOME. rB^IlI.S EVENING, .MONDAY, May 8. SL, anfl on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, till the end of .May, AT THE THEATRE ROYAL ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE, STRAND, \Vi1e41 be will have the honour of introducing bis Friends to his COUNTRY COUSINS. Boxes, Private Boxes, and Tickets, to be had of Mr. Stevenson, froii Ten till Four, at the Siraod Entrance, and at Fearman's Library, 170, Bond-street. SADLER'S WELLS THEATRE. r|^HIS EVENING. MONDAY, May 8. never acted, an entirely New Aqua-Melo-dramalic Sketch, called DONALD M'CLEAN, THE HIGHLAND ROBBER. In whiih will he represented the 11E4L WATER Wi;.N Klty peculiar lo Ihi.i Theatre, and Ihe wonderl'nl pi-iriinTiiinci8 of the Dog Bruiu ; preceded by the unprecc-iltiiiidlv pupuler New Melo-drame of Tllf-: MAN OF THE BLACK FOREST. Willi new Scenery, Music, Dresses, and Decorations. The oiher entertainments will consist of a new comic Ballet called, LOVERS ARTIFICE; And Comic Songs by Mr. Stebbinj, and Mr. Knight, from the Olympic'flieatre, bis first appearance here. To-morrow Evening a New Farce. Doors open at Half-past Five, begin at Half-past Six Pliir. s kept till Seven. Plares the Boxes may he taken of Mr. Stuck, at the Biix-Odice of the Theatre, every day from Tt-n till Four o-Qock. Boxes 48.-Pit 2�.-Gallery Is. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION. BY MR. SAUNDERS, Al Ills Great Room, No. 39, Fleet-street (by Order of the tvecumrs), THIS DAY, MONDAY, May 8, and Five r..lM>wiiig Days,,al IV.ilf-past Twelve o'clock precisely, rg^HK LIBRARY of Ttiomaa James Halfiel.l, .B. F.-ii]. late of Manchester, deceased: containing many rare anil rnrious Works on Bihliogr.iphy, Poetry, Plays, AUUyniy, Facetiae, or Bunks "f Wit, Drollery, and Imaei-iiaiioii J History, Anlir|uities, Typograpliy, Dictionaries,and Miscellaiiips; a fine Assemiilage ol'Aldine, Variorum, anil Raskervillc's Classics, many in Morocco, Russia, and Calf Bindings, and rn good preservation. Tube viewed on the mornings of Sale: and Catalogues hai!, price Is. each. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. EVANS, At bis House, No. 96, Pall Malt, on THURSDAY NEXT, May 11, TH E choice, valuable, and i\iWnA\A LI BRA RY of a highly dislingtiislied Afnaleur of Fashion, iii-cluilau; Tableau de la Reviilution Frauraise, 3 vols, plates, rnssia : Cnmpagnes de Bonaparte en llalie, Ibecopy pre. spiited by Bonaparte to ttliuat; ffiuvies ile Rousseau, !8 vols, larie paper, proofs before the leiiers, morocco; En-(yrlup^edia Brilaniiica, 20 vols, in rus.sia; Sirutt's Dresses, 'i vuU. splendidly hound in grctn morocco; Sliafcspeare, by Johnson and Sleevens, 15 vols, green morocco; Shiirpe's nriiish Classics, 21 vols, lar^e paper, riissia; Histoire de (ill Bias, 4 vols, proof's hefori; the lellirs; Bufi"oH, Histoire -N-lurelle, 127 vols. &c. fic. TO BE SOLD BV A('( TluN, Bi' MR. RYbtli, Without Kcscive, Al Ihe (hnk CofTee-house, faeinir ihe Bank, TO-MORROW iTiiesday), May 9, anil WEDNESDAY, May 10, \ LIBRARY of HOOKS, I'RINT.S, MAI'S, i -L a. Pair of fine PISTOLS, &c. the piuperly of a Mei- , JUJ�liiiiiioiilv successful wilh young people, who have the apjiearauce and air of old age ; who are pale, ellVminale, tii'iiniiihed, stupid, and even inibtcile ; who have an niter distaste for every thing, or are totally iiii-apaciialeti. The viiliies of the 1 Cor.lial BaliB of (Jilead are daily ileniouslralcd in eradi-caliiig the worst and most dangtrons symptoms of nrrvoiis debility ; and nnlhiiig has lenrled so much lo establish the fame of this medicine as its certain success in those complaints whirh strike their roots so Herp in the couslituliou, aud are so fatal to the hap[iiness of mankind Sold by Leigh. 18, Siraod; Bacon, 150. Oxford-street; Butler, Cheapside; TntI, E\clntige ; and Ward, Holhorn. Price lis, each, or four in one l''ainilv Bollle, lor 33s. by which one lis. bollle is savti], with liie woi-ils Saml. Solomon, Liverpool," engraved on the .S'taiiip,-Round each bottle is wrapped a copious hill uf directions, coiilaiuing select illustrations of lis i liicary. DOG .MEUICINE-S. LAINE'S i\!KDU:iNE.S Cor llie DISTEMPER, and those lor must of the DISEASES of DOGS, coiilinn*' to he pn-p-iied nii>l suM by the Proprietor, W. YOUATT (laie illaine and Yonatl), V.-leriiiariMi|.btreel ; Bur. clay and Sons, 05, Fleet.mai ki-l ; and all .MeilTcliie Vettilcrs. Likewise, BLAINE'S GENUINE IIOK.SE .MEDICINES. AdviiitMniAiiiniyD�r'�iTiinr#tT�nice, on or before 7'uesday Ihe 30lh day of May next (but none will he received after Twelve o'clock on tbal day), and, if sem by Post, the Postage must be paid. Proposals must he made separately for each County and Island, except for Ihe Counties coniprising North and South Wales, all of which mnsi be included in one Tender, as also must the supply uf Meat in the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Alderney; and each Proposal mast have the Letter which is annexed to the Tender properly filled up, by two Persons of known properly engaging lo become bound wilh the Party tendering in the amount staled io ll;e printed Particulars for the due performance of the Contract; and no Proposal will he noticed nnless made on a printed Tender, and Ihe Pi ices expressed in wordsat length; and should it BO happen that during the cnnliuupnce of Ihe Contract no Troops should be suppled by virtue of the same, the amount of Ihe Stamps ou the Contract and Bond, paid in the ifirst instance by the Contractor, shall be refunded loliim. Particulars of the Coatracts may be had upon application at these Chambers, between the Honrs of Ten and Foiu', and uf Ihe Barrack Masters in the Islands. P.S.-.Samples of the Bread and Meal may be seen at this Office between the Hours of Twelve and Two. ATLAS ASSURANCE COMPANY. LtFE DEPARTMENT. PERSONS iiKtiure^�il^ei*rtctly-and el*�iiul)r prfa^ >a ivofanirs.octilvo, �iUi, n ludeK, �mA4ia\i^t^>^t�, � .irior. 1i wllitfi are added TTireeTJi�s�^,,_j-nin^ Jesa^'?^i^ Mn 6*%\isue8 of Sovereigns and Crown Pleres, price 6/. 6s. boards. 2. An ESSAYon IRISH COINS, and of the CURRENCY of FOREIGN MONIES tu IRELAND. By James Simon, FRS. 4io. with Plai.s. Hriee 18s. 3. METROLOGY; or, an Exposition of Weights and Measures, chiefly lliose of Great Britain, Ireland, and France; containing Tables ofi Comparison, aud Views of various Standards. Also an Aceiiiint of Laws and Local Cusloms relating lo the subject, with Parliamentary Reports, and olher important Documents. By P. Kelly, LL.D. 8vo. price 7s. �., In this puhliration the three French Systems of Me. trology are explai'oed; namely, the Anrieul System; Ihe Metrical or Decimal System of I79.J; and the Systeme UsucI of 1812, by which ancient names are rfstored, and Binary instead of Deciinal' Divisions adopted. The last method is iiow published for the first time, it is believed, in Ihe English Language. 4. HINTS for the IMPROVEMENT of PRI.SON.S, and for Ihe BETTER REGULATION and MA NAG EM ENT ANNIVERSARY OF sr. patuilk's charity. The annual comiiienioraliou of St. Patrick's Charity took pUce cii Sutniday, at the City of London THverii ; The Right Hon. GEORGE CANNING in the Chair. Tlie dinner was aiiiiuuiiced for half-pagt lire o'clock, but in puriiuiinoe of a very laudable eu�-tom which is ob.served liy the ManagerM of the In-gtitlition, of settling Hie .Stewardihiji uccouots for the dinner before it is servrd U(j, the dinner made its appearunce hi a little alter Keveii o''clock. By tliiii time, the tables being Hlleil with company, the Stewards ushered in the Cliainnaii, followed by his illustrious guests, amiui^ whnni were the Duke of Weilinj�ton, the iMuiqm.'. of Downsliire, Earl Darn-ley, Sir John Dojie, Ell! of Blesiiiton, Eail Clonbrock, and Sir Eilniiiiid Nagle. They were sululed on eiiieiiii^; and ntilil ihey took their seats at the upper end of the room, with the greetings of those asseaib^ed. Havinij taken llietr seats, and grace beiii^ said, the cotiipiiny sat down tu a diiiiiet excellent in its arrangeuient, and actually voluptuous in its preparaliuii, the Uuke ot Kent's band, at short intervals, eulivenii.g the feast wilh some of their most laiicilnl perlnri�iunfes. 'I'he tlitiiier being over, and the cloth removed, " Aon nobis Domini" was sung. The Chitirmau aii-iiuiiiiced the following succession of louits:- - The early, most constant, and most bountiful benefactor of this luslitinion-the King."-Diunk with three times three. litind and elioru*-" (iod savt the King i" the coiiipany slandnig. up all tiie nine. " Tlie Royal family." " The Duke nf York and the Army " " The Duke of Clarence and ihe Navy." TbeCnAiKMAN then oml siid, that having testitietl their love to their Siiveirii-n, Hfler liuving iu buiirds, STORICAL DOCOVIENTS and RE--ECTIONS un ihe GOVERNMEKT of HOLLAND. By LOUIS BON A PAJITE, Ex-King of Holland. " Do what jou ought, happen what may." *** This work is translated from the original manuscript copy, which was Iraiismtlled lo Ihis country for publication by Ihe Author, and is deposited in the bands of Ihe Publishers, where il may be seen. Exclusive of Ihe History of Holland, bulb public and secret, during the important period of Ihe reign of Louis, these Metnuirs contain some original Letters uf Napoleon, and many curious anecdotes of him aud ihe various branches uf his family, and uf different public characters of other nations connected wilh Ihe circumstances of the ereulful times lo which the History relates. The same work may be had in French, printed verbatim from the original MSS. in 3 vols, price II. ISs. �* A very few copies have been strack off on royal paper, price 3/. 3s. London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, | Mavor, and Jones, Fiosbury-equare. This day were published, handsomely printed in 2 Vols.Svo' price ISs. in boards, npHE ORATIONS OF iW ARCUSTDLLIUS A CICERO, translated into English; wilh Notes Historical and Critical. By WILLIAM GUTHRIE, Esq. Loudon: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, and Co.; F. C.aod J. Rivinglon; J.Cuthell; J. aSd W.T.Clarke; Long, man and Co.; Cad'ell and Davies; Baldwin and Co.; Dar-toB and Co.; G. and W. B. Whitlaker; J.Nunn; J. Asperne ; J. Booker; E. Jeffery and Son ; J. anil A. Arch ; I. Richardson ; J. Richardson; T. Hamilton ; Ogle and Co.; Buhn ; E. Edwards; R. Sclioley ; Alexander Black ; T. and J. All-man; and J. Mackie. t)r whoirf may be hail, uniformly printed, CICERO'S ESSAYS on OLD AGE and FRIENDSHIP, translated by Wm-Melmoth, Esq. 8vo-9s. CICERO'S LETTERS to his FRIENDS, traualaled by Wm. Melmoth, Esq. 3 vols. 8vo. V. 4s. CICERO ou ORATORY aud ORATORS, translated by Galhrie and Jones, 2 vols 8vu. 16s. CICERO'S MyRA^S, translated by Parker, Svo.lOs. CICERO'S OFFICES, Iniiislaled by Galhrie, �vO. fia. CICERO'S PLEADINGS AGAINST VERRES, trans-lated by Kelsall, 8vo. 15s. CICERO S LIFE, byDr. Middleton, 2 roll. 8vo. 18s. This day is published, very handsomely and closely printed in columns, iii 4 vols, royal 4lu. with complete Indexes, price Ibl. 15s. AlHENiE OXONIENSES: the HISTORY of all Ihe WRITERS and BISHOPS who have had their EDUCAT'lN iu the UNIVERSITY of OXFORD, from the year 1500. To which is added, FASTI OXONIENSES; or, the Annals of the said University. First written by ANTHONY A. WOOD, MA. of Merlon College, And now very considerably augmented, in Text and Notes, By PHILIP BLISS, Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford. Subscribers nut yet having received all their volumes of Ihis valuable body of English Biography (which contains upwards uf two tiiousaud two hundred Lives), are recommended lo complete their sets without ilelay, as the publishers cannot undertake to sup|)ly any separate volume lifter six mouths has elapsed. The woik may be bonod either in four, or iu five volumes, al the upliun of the purchaser; if the latter made be adopted, the " Annals of Ihe University" now allacbed lo the second and fourth, volumes by being placed together, form a fitlli volume. London i Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones ; F. C. and J. Kivington ;-Payne and Fos9; Longman, Hurst,, Orme sud Brown; Cadell and Da-vies; J. and A. Arch; J.iMawman; Black, Kingsbury, Par-bury, aud Allen; R. H. Evans; J. Booth; Baldwin, Cra-dockandJoy, andJ. Parker, Oxford. of PRI.SONEUS, respectfully addressed to the ComtBiltee ^ e''Mr'-��*d tlie le, ling, ih^y ,.,teit�liied tovsardg hl8 of the House �f Cunwnoiis. By J^nies Elines, 4io. with ! ''iintly, to wliiili faindy iliey weie ludebletl, in i* Plate?, price 6s. ' great iiirusufe, fuf tUir librriies; after hitvtug te�li- 'fiefl,ilimr|i'ga[d/ajr the, (t^Unnl Coa;aiaii by Mt^saojdjaiid, If!,, wlitOK defemrie ibQiie;iibertip^ wbi.cbi premi>^, apAKi �V' dJ^.Vu^r.lo.i(ietJ(.'iii|, p,ui:p;j��a*fe'-ch , Mdiiig, .i�iey,;�^M,^ bebol4-� ihe IfrniW.^ imipro�ni!(^ait i�^�?fej�jid.ii^ei)! �M>�>fi''h�l (iie^bJe^U.ttf tfifiir. iM>aut^�.' jHe woaW: fi4-n,*-Jt to driM^ l�, tbe,�g.(;xe�t to? ibii. ln)�ma\50�i; tHffP t^ft^HM|en l^.l passed in review before ihe, Chttirman, and /rom t^sce round the room, the band playing ** iU, Palriek's Day in the M^rnimg" The appearance of tie children wai, without one exception, dial of bealth. cleanlinetii, and an effet^t in their lookaand maiuiers indicating moral itnp.rovement and pipus iustruc-tioB. The procesMOu wst closed by -a number of youths, male and female, whp had beba apprea-ticed from the schools, tthote appearance^ as they approached the character of.-'ele-gance, gave the fullest coufirm.atiou to the general happy eif'ecis, caused! not only on the manners,- but the coiiditieii and circumstances of ibe indigent classes to whose relief the Institation is so far devoted. We had nearly forgotteu to. mention the class of orphans, consisting of a fewfgirts, who �re altogether mMntained aud edut^ted by th� i>u-ciely, who displayed such'evident symptoms of tlie most respectable moral training, that, contrasted in the mind with the low and dangerous condition in which infantine misfortune had left them, gave an impression of mingled pleasate and mournful-iiess not easy to describe. This gratifying spectacle having closed, atid a humorous song Suiig by Mr. Webb- The Chairman said, that in giving the next toast, " The Mother of St. Patrick," they would want no recommendation of it to excite their enthusiasm. But they must permit him to recoin-nieiid them, in doing honour to it, not to forget ihe godsons and god-dailghters of tltal venerable (Rutroii. They had beheld b, and in dea'tb will be yonr greatest consolation."-(Loud applause.] The Mother of i,t. Patrick waa then drunk, wilh enthusiasm. The plales were then carried round, and a handsome amount received by the Stewards. Song by Mr. Webb. The Chairman then rose, and observed, that with feelings of gratification for the present, and of hopes for the future success of the Inititutioii, they were bound to mingle some recollection of those to whom that Institution was deeply imfebted for the promotion uf that success. It would ill become them on the first Anniversary after the Ipss of one, who, however to be regretted a/ a public loss to the country, was still a dearer (o^s to ihe Society, lo pass by tlie recollectioti' of his Koyul Highness the lale Duke ol' K.eiit, the earliest Patron of the (nstitulioii, and one Ion, to'tvliom the Society was one of the fondest objects of hia regard. At all early period of that Instaatioq, which was also ail eurly period of l^is life, ixewa* appoiut-ed by his Royal Father as the l^atTOij of that^ Iji-siitution. How diligently, bow Hiixicojily, how faithfully he had discharged his trnsl,'iuott uftltose present perhaps ituH v:iliiessed more Ircoueiit^y, hut none of them could be more uiixjous to acknowledge than himself (Mr, Caniiiiig),- (^Ipp/uuse.j-- 'I'rue It was lliHt where want was lo be rehevexl, wiiere good was lo be bestowed, wl)ere misery could be softened, or vice and wret);;lleilnes� (xt-e-veiited, thai llhistriuus Person wiis rea'ly at^ ti>? call of humanity. On any petition ol'^ ilislress be eiiteied the scene of affliction not only wtih ilje aid with whicli good uieii accompanied tlieir wi�he� liir the relief ol wrelchrUiieb�, hut tvilh active efforts, like ona who hu-l no oilier iilijert> or liu-ituesSitf^aii tliose of charit). In hiin the dilfosiou^ of goiidpes!* did not contrail iis etiVet, and wljiij? that. Listil.o-tioii seemed to be cheered l>y iii:> peculiar favoivr, it formed in reality but a very small jiart of a';, tpost exieni-ive pl.iii of l^encvotein.'e.-/j^pitluuss.J-T'O shew their Hltiis wljiclj had departeii from them, anil to eiicotiraue x))3l vihich should spring up tn il.s place, he be.iiiJeii, them lo pour one libation in rr-^;rriful coin.iieriiorut^n of their late pairou, and l!ie .is ftr as sucti a loss admitted of reparation, lie hoped l.o have it. in his power to Hdjniini>ter it.. J'he Duke of.Kent, il/unk insnlj^ijin siVnct, the compuny siatidiii^, while ihe tjatid. playeti; ihe slow movement ill J"tj)e!b'd c^eljjbrat.wl,overture. The Chairman again toap^ A-f'icf Sfv.W'g ;