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British Press (Newspaper) - November 7, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5592. LONDON, 'TCJ^iiJi^vr^^ Frive 7(1. THBAtnBnbYAL, DRURY-LANB. ^HIS EVENING, TUESDAY, Nov. 7, liis MBJesIy^a Servaois will perform the.Comedy of , TOWN AND COUNTKYv Plastic, Mr. Rnssell; Trot, Mr. Munrfen; Coaey, Mr. Cy*w i Kev. Owen Gleurpy, Mr. Powell; Reilben Glenroyj III Oiuper; Captain Glenroy, Mr, Barnard; Hawbuckj !W'r. KiiiKiit. Hon. MrB; Gleftroy, Mrs. W. West; Rbaalie So-inpis, Miss Sniitlison (her first appearauce ihese two years); j\!rs. .Moieen,'Mrs. Harl^e. After wliich, the favourite Extrapaeanza called GfpVANNI IN LONDON. Don Giovanni, Madame Vestris; Lrporello, MK Harley; Mr. Floi'enliue JFinickiu, Mr. Barnard; Mr. Deputy Jinglish, Mr.Gattie. fttrs.LcporcIlo, Mies Cubitt-, Miss tSonstantia Quixotte, Miss Porey; Mrs. English, Mrs. Orger; Mrs,' Draiiiemdry, Mrs. Harlowe; Squalling Fan, Mrs. Bland. ,Tlie interior of tlie Theatre has been completely embel-li^lied and uewly.decorated. The chief part of the Scenery has been repainted, and a new ArchitecluraV Drop Scene, desigiisd and executed by IVIarinari. ., � .The Public will also observe, that external accoinmada-lion has not been neglected, a comtaodious Porlicp having been erected in Brydges-slreet. i Places fur Ihe^Bp^es to be taken of V[t. Rodwell, at the Private Box EWraticejJLiltle Russell-street, until Ike co^ir, pfetion of the Portico. . � . - iri* -DoorB TVjUJievoi^ Htafcpaat'Six o'Clpekj ai�l, tlte �performances ou eacirEvenini; Seyeu. Boxis, 7s.; Second Price, 3s.6d.-Pit, 3s. 6d.'; Second Pfjw,-2s.-Lower,Gallery, 2b.; Second Price, Is.-Upper Gallery, Is.; Second Price, 6d. To-iuorrow-, Othello: Othello, Mr. Cooper; lago, Mr. Booth; Uesdemona, Miss Chester-with Giovanni in London. On Thursday, The Beggar's Opera, with The Three and the Deuce. THBArRH.ROYA'L, CUVENT-GAHOES. On account of the extensive preparations, and the necessity Ir. Ourusi-i; Solanio, Mr. Cumer ; BenvoUo, Mr. Tinney. Olivia, Miss Greene; Viola, Miss M. Tree; Maria, Mrs. Glblis. The following are the Selections from Shakspeare :- Act 1__" Full many a glorious Morning;" Sonnets.- Glee, " IVho is Sylvia .'" Two Gentlemen of Verona.- SoBg, " Even as the Sob;" Venus and Adonis.-Duetto, " Orpheus with his Lute;" King Henry VIII. Act II__Glee, " Come o'tr jhe Brook;" King Lear and Poems.-Glee, " On a day;" Love's Labour Lost.^-Glee aoil Chorus, " A Cup of IViue;" Henry J V. PartTL Act III.-Song, " Crabbed age;" Sonnets^-Duello, " Gesario, hy ihe Roaea of tlie SpriBgi" aBireUth J^iigbt-r' >. Frostrila (Fairy of the North Star), Miss Vales; Labradine (afterwards Columbine), Miss Brady. The Doors will opeu at Six o'clock, and the Performance to comniciicc a Quaiter before Seven.-Second Price Half-past Eight. . ''EDNESDAY, .November 15, Lottery be. gins, with Two 20,000t First Ten Mloutes., Scheme contains Two Prizes of 20,0U0{. Consols, Two Prizes of 18,000/ Consols, added io Two of 2,000/. Money,' mak. ing togcllier FOUR,...,. Prizes of .... f20,080 . Consols and Money. Tickets 0CI0 i HOUSELESS POOR---At a PUBLIC MEETING of the SUBSCRIBERS lo S FUND raised for Ihe purpose of aflprdine: NIGHTLY SHELTER lo Ihe HOUSELESS and RELIEF to the DESTITUTE, held this day io (be Egyptian Hall, at Ibe Mansion House; The Right Hon. the LORD MAYOR, MP. in the Chair; A Report of the proceedings of the Committee during Ibe last Winter having been read, It was Resolved, ^ That Ihe Thanks of this Meeting be given to Ihe Committee for the judicious manner in which they have performed the arduous duty imposed upon Ihem, and for the very satisfactory Heport of their proceedings now presented. Thai the Committee be requested lo continue their la-,bours, nud that they be empowered to apply Ihe remaining balance in auy way consistent wilh the original design and �object of the Subscription; but that no diversion of Ihe Fund, or any part of it, shall lake place until sanctioned by 'tbe.Subscribers convened fur that purpose by public Ad-;vertisement. That the Committee be requested to prepare a Plan of an Auxiliary Establishment for investi^aliui; ibe truth and merits of bagging letters addressed to the Subscribers and others, and for relieving such of the writers of them as ;8hnuld appear worthy of receiving assistauce. That the Thanks of ibis Meeting are eoiioeully due to the ;Right Rev, Ihe Lord Bishop of Chester, fur the patronage laniibrmly extended by his Lordship to this und.ertaldog, Mid^ ifor'ihe peculiar kindness and condesceusioii with wbicb he . liaiirpasonaHy-assisiedthe endeavours of theComraiiiee. ' ..That the Thanks of this Meeiine be given lo Sir John William Lubbock, Bart, no less for his important assistauce ftsa Member-of Ihe Committee, than fur the peculiurlib�-rality with tvliich he has acted as its Treasurer, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given lo C. W. Hick, Esq. fur the liberality and promptitude wilh which he gave up his extensive premises iu London-Wall, for the purposes of this Subscription. That the Thinks of Ibis Meeting be presented to Dr. Conquest, for the imporlaut services rendered to Ibe Cooi-miltee, by Ihe gratuitous suprrintendeiice of Ihe Medical Department of the Asylum, aud for his unwearied exeitians in Ihe cause of humanlly. That the Thanks of this Meeting are respectfully offered to the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, fur the zeal with which he has promoted the success of a Subscripliun raised under his immediate auspices, fur the purpose of opening an Asylum for the Ueslitule and Houseless-for (he pioinpti-tude wilh which all objections to its cuinmencemcnt were obviated, and facilities given fur its successful prosecution- for the anxious care manifested, the Important assistance rendered, and tbe pon^erful patronage f Demont, and if their Lordships would refer to (lage 390 ot the evidence, they would immediately perceive that Demont, on giving her testimony as to tbe situation in which the Princess rested, when aaiced if lur Kayat Highness w:^b dressed or undressed? she immediately replied,'^undressed.'* 1'he inference lhat was intended lo be conveyed by Demont when she stated that, must immediately strike their Lordships. Subsequently, however, Iheir Lordships wonid tind, at page 391, when Ihe Counsel fur her Majesty were endeavouring, as they were bound to do, to set the evidence aside, the following question was put:-" Had the Priiiceis, when out of the lent, any other garment our" Their Lordships would attend to her answer-" Nolhiug at all but an outer robe or garment." That was the cir-cttmslDuce which the witne�s and many of their I.ord-ships wished to aggravate into a. ci^iroinnl scene under that lent. Bui he would shew their Urdships that Ihere was net-llier indecency nor indelicacy either umler the tent, or subne-qucntly uu tjie journey. He, %vould here adverl for a mo-meut to a remark made by the Noble Earl (Liverpuo') as well as by the Noble Lord who prrceded him (Manners) on Ihe subject of Ihe English persons uf her Unyal Hi^hnrss's suite having left btr. But if their Ijirdsbipa look-ed , to, tbe evidence of those prrsous they wuiijil find sufficienlrcaBuna stated for their quitting withuul haviug re-.rourse lo tbe noliun lliat they left :Un,arr.uoiil uf heinj; dia-,satisfied with bier Royal Higbneas's'c^uducl,,. It was impos-sibleju fiud persons of .rBnk.viijiowpuId dcsi'rr In be absent 'fr^omjitiieir.nii'tive cyttiilry,, except fiif periods of a very" .limifed]dM'raliop,,;.No,',person, .iliere'fare,.hne case.of CaclFruli'e,would be most impurtant. >It md Men,ed,. to-^supp.urttliat case, Ihni Kress was ^ noexcepljon^uie, wijiness; tbat hei' evideure remnined �ntweIy.�l,iK�utrsdicted,,;wh?n it would have been easy to liavi; coat^ndicled jt ;> .her. e-videoce had not been 8al.isractorilyjiiried. U was,iie;hip3 recollect that it was an essential principle of evidence lo distinguish between that of a witness who had lust the memory of fads which had existed, and the testimony of him n-ho remembered lhat which never did exist, aud could forget circuntstauces relating to the same period uf his evidence ivhich had really taken place. Majocchi could recollect BiTgami having been ill at Napirs, and stated circumstances aiteudiug lhat iiIuciiewhicb,according to the evidence of Or. Holland, never existed at all. Majocchi could nut recollect thai any medical man bad attended Beriranii in that illness. Another cirrumstanco to which be called their Lonl-sliips' allenlion,not so much as to what had parsed ai Calauia, hut with reference to what bad taken place in tbe polacre, when it had been said that Ihc Countess Oldi and Marirlte ought lo have heen called. He was not e feather in the mind of any candid or honourable man. Not many years since, in a case of divorce, iritd before the Court of Session, it having been proposed to put a person into the box to prove that he had had criminal 'connexion with the woman accused, one of Ihe mott eminent Judges lhat ever sat upon thai bench said, thai he was bound to lell Ihe Court that if he (the Judge) were called upon to give such testimony, he should think himself absolveil from, the necessity of speak, ing the truth. In the case which, h?d been adverted loin the course of Ihe proceeding,, Major Hook, one of the parties implicated, was called, aa,suppress that eyideuce,,. would he ..not ha^e,^ declared; .that," Jje. woold liieasures'Tnlo' which they'were'aiffe  Lit Viiem.remember (hat it tf as'at Naples'Mifrt Iha't foil'and licentions, system of .crime had beeii described to have originated. !,A.i"d yet Dr. Hallaudj physician lo the Princess at that. pjac.e an,d time, standing iii lhat peculiar situation whifh" igoye'hijfi the best opjiop luoity of naccrtain-ing tlie truth, haviusi'^pmmencpd a.nd rnded his connexion with Ihe Pfiiicess at Nnjiles, having therefore no strong feelingsof obrigalion tii bind him lo her inlijrcst, lieing iii. dependent of I�t in r.ircam'stiinces, owing ber'uotliiiig oii Ihes.core of gralilude,-. and having an opportunity, of .'sei ruritig patronage, lu]VuHr,,and einolumeui, if he could .have beep .swayed, by any other rooiives ihroi the dirtates.^of Ilia bOBUursble auil manly mind-Dr. Holland stv-ote^tbat llinvih^ been five, years at home in successful praclice'.in IhCf nieJi;6polis, he had uevcrbeeo called on, no ioqiitiry'b*sd, :cver.been ,roiide of hini' by any one'itf those pi'useiiut^'rs, or.any piije of Iheir numerous agents (being all. so'niixjoiis , fur iite elucidation and clear ealablistimcnt'bf tnithl)' respecting,, his iibscrviitioiis of the conduct, of the Priniess of Wales. His Lordship applied the same remark to the oliseoce of Maurice Cr�di, who, il was cifar, rouldr have given material' evidence fur tlie caiise .bf ; truth, ilinogh he might not have'been'Very nsbfnl to Ibe proseeator. The siiime remark applied to tbe person whti made. Ihe )}edsal Naples. Anne Brisun was in tbie vto.w^f J of ihe Goverumeni-she bad the car^ of Ibe beds and-fit'u,^ Tmeu. Stiecouldbave established the guilt by evl^eiii^.of ^ the Bcls tii^lweniwhiihitte^^^ Anne Briaoh Was ilHfcis ^,iwBBi!fyi?^rS�^i�i^C^^^^ that heim^iai^r. ; titin, for^ Ititeiw rfiitfiing of the mysieries of tha'f ipifa . crade her from tier rnok, ou theer,iund of jiiicli. ro' ^i'i't cf he'r'r being a pubHcvCao.lDl, and c--ilr>ilareij lo briiiii �iicti.Miniir anil dl�errace on thcrharncler of Ihe naiinu-lit i li.-lye.i  f whom ? of all Europe,' as s'el forib lu the prearab''  No. but as appeared liy the evidence of (iargio'o and I'lliiiz^ �' 'ii'-Captain buiI the male!-(/.'ear, hear, ami l^ii:f;Uer -li,. y were ihe represeiilntives i>f all Europe on llns mci i-i^i.- (/Mipli/er.)-Their delicate pereepiimis, in inmuva id which would degrfiile iin.l diszrare the character uf Ena-laiidin the eypp of all Europe !-( Lnutjhfcr.) - fjai'i^itf In aiid -Patnrzo, ihcrefure, iheir Lordship? were Ciillnl on Io ii'-lieTe, out of respccl lo the honour aud ch;(ractfr o; u nation-(/.oa,i7Afer)-wiih which Ihey bad bfcome qnainled lbruiii;h some of ils ships and saili>r,i, uiiicli i li.-y miglil have seen, gave existence lo ihe Milan Cooimi.i3yo.� -(Hear, hear, hear)-which wa� appuinied lo ra'x'; up Ihe hislory of ihis scaiidatooa Iransaclioii. HjI this pious unele, anti his mo^^esi relalinn, ,he douWi'il uol, if Ihey had been asked six months ago at Naphs, uhit was the reason of their coming forward wilH this stalfiii- ni, would have auiionuced lhat it was because they expccir-ii to gain iu Ihe wayl>f a handsome preseol (i�ort' leyalo., m equivalent fur the reward of fihich Garginlo bad been disappointed hy Bereanii. He had heard quoted in sniipcTrr ot Ihis measure lire Btlt.i for altering ibc sorcessiun. Gut. would those who referred to them .say. that those Bills bad been fo-unfled on conjeclnre? And of, what n.-ilnre tt-eie Ibe grounds on which it was proposed lo ibeni (u pa^s this Bill ? Was there any one of ibose i;roinnl3 which might hereafter, if Ibis precedent "ire '.sia-blisliej, ansvVer Ibe purpose of a Bill lo alter Ibe suic s. sion ? The ground was, lhat ihe conduct of the parly had been such as lo crenle a pnblic scandal, and lo bniii; discredit on the moral chnracler uf the country. He lUl iiui mean to refer lo any parlicniar instance, but it was e.i-sy fr; conceive that at some fnlnre period it might happen tliii \\a: person who by right of succesion came lu ibe throne im';Uc have previously been placed in a slniilarsilualiuii. Was :I not possible that a few persons, either in or out nf ihil Hnnfi , might, by motives of various kinds-either of anibiliou, or revenge, or jealousy, or malice, or meanness-for ll� re wrn mauy ways in which the lemptiiliun might pn-.-icnt jleilf fi> erect such a circumstance inio a charge agamsl the illnsin-uuR object of their persecuiion, who only reitrned by virtiii; of the Act of Settlement, and Saccbi's, Hasielli's, Majoci In' �, and Buch creatures would not he wanting to awear In iSie r Irulh ? Aud was such a charge to be made tlie pntixt !.ir fletling aside the succession lo Ibe throne? Werelh-yio suppose lhat because, not three years ago, but lliree yen!, before lhat, the illu^ i i her new character of Queen ; and on lb.; iirumiil of lhat presumption lo be deprived of her diEnil>' [Hear, hear.)-Was the sort of precedent wiili �lin.ii tbe supporters of Ibis Bill wished to enrich the conilitii-tiooal history of Ihe country? If it was nut, or ground coitM iheir LarditUip.s advance fnrlber in tjiis p.'O-ccedin^ ? Once lay ibis down as constitutional pr^iciKi-, anil let Ihree or foor more such pveccdeuts :irrivc, and wi-should come at once to Elective IMonarcliy ! 1*bfir L'-fi-sbips might be startled at the term, but (lie fict was ini-doiibtcd. It was ihe whole j>rinci|>le of Eleclive MimHriliy to look at the effect of ihe personal cliararter of tlie inili-vidn^jl intrusted wilh Ibe reins of puinr. Heu-ili.' uy Monarchy rested on a noliun thai tiie Conslitiitiuii h;iil provided gunrds which made the personal character of tile Mn-nartli n mallei-of indifferenct?.-[Hear, hear, hear.'-Oiio; remove Ihe line.-once establish ibe ri;;l>i of in.|iiiry iiiio Ihe moral fitness of the .Sovereign, and ib re woui^l never be wantiog persons to nildertake such inquiries, nml by Ihem to endanger and convulse ibe ctmutry. 'I he MoIiIl-Marqnis now made an eloquent app,^nl li> those of tiicir Lordships who mii^lit be disposed to vote for tbe second reading of the Bill, in the hope Ibat il nrigbt afterwards hi: mitigated; and mainiained, Ibat to rely on any ��cb bop*', would only ,lead lo irreparable iuconsisleiicy. U(i to tliis mumenl the House stood clear uf inipnialiuii; i few liuiir.: would decide whether thty wonlrl send down Lliuir names to pusierily with the infamy of having, on a b.ire pirsumiilioM, passed an Act lo degrade aud to punish a Suverei;;ii ot Ihen-eoonlryl The Noble Marquis i&t down amidst loud nnd gcnernl cheering. Lord Manners and the Marquis of Lansdou :i miitinlly explained. Lord Liverpool then rose to expl.iin, and said, be ilid not state lhat this was a Divorce Bill, but lhat tbe effict nut more asaiiist the individual accused. I..ord Laudevdale said, Vie wished lo explain. It bnd bci.ii said he had reiiresi'Uied llownam as an uuw illing wiintHs ; he was oblieed lo his Noble Friend, brcaiise be has in.i.l.; out my case.-(""No, no; Order, orrfcr."..'-He bail siiif.l lhat be was fo unwilling that tbe Counsel in the esaniiiia'.iuii in chief could not gel from bim things which be knew. Earl Grey said, this was no explanation, and c;ili'd I,i order; he said, if that was not altended to, he must eill'uiiv; the .Standing Order of (he The Earl of Lauderdale persisted he was in rirdi-r, and iriw proceeding to shew that Hownam was an unwillins wiin. s., when he was interrupted by several Peers, wbo saiij tins w;i.t no explaoatiou. The Eui I uf Lauderdale iiisisled ii w,i., but tbe Lord Chancellor ihouglil he bad gone beyond Ih--bounds of explanation. The Duke of Norihiimberland-I, my Lords, fur ihc purpose of expressini; my opinion, ihnt tbe allegations run-laiiied iu Ihe preamble of this Bill have been, in Ibe miut, satisfactorily and sub.stanlially proved. After having jcivMi the most impartial attention to tbe whole inoceiiliug, bj;!i from llie beginning to the end, I am, in my coiiscienre, convinced that, through a lung course of gross and iinlrcMii familiarity, an adollcrons Im.s taken place bc-Iweeu her Royal Highness the Pi-incesa of Wales au'l h. r servant Berganii. With this impiessioii on my niinJ. I fur one canuul consent that suck a person sliouM cuntiiine t., claim lhat respect which the Queen Consort of thsse !e;\!ins has a ri-ht to claim. I confess, niy Lord.s, I feel nu hesitation in giving my vote for Ihe Bill as it stanil.=, iinle-s i,i the future sta2:es uf the Bill the personal iullitencu uf bt-r Slajesly shall be removed/rem us. Her .Mjjesly crnaiiily bonimenced her career in this country under nu very nu-pi-cioua circumsiances-(hear, hear,]-tlieretoic, 1 wunlii recommend uo proceeding onder the impies.Mun of irrit.iriun. 1 declare, with the utmost pain and regri.t, that 1 ui-daced to give my vote for the second reidiiig uf liie lli I. Lord Howard would not consent to ?ive a venUcI a;:.ii"-.t her iMajesly on Ihe evidence of Demont, .M-ijucclii, ilisiflii, and Sdcchij all uf whom were discarded servanis, Kr had been compelled to give evidence agaiiisi lb.- Quern, -in i the Baron d'Ende, wbo would have been an evideuce lui- 1-. -. Majesty, bad uot been boouRbt over to this coonliy. 'I'^iliiup into consideration these facts, be conid nui vote for llie B ;i. This was a legislative measure, and, witliuui yieid(ti;i !u pi,-pular clamour, he must say, tb'it no law thai wars very t-b-jectiuimble should be enacted. Now we hare >oriie .witiu -.-compelled tu come over in favour uf ibe prusecniion.ainl ui li. almost compelled 10 stay away, wheu their (wiieuce might be material for Ihe Queen. Taking Ihe cu.seuf Itaslelli, Barbara Kresn, and thereat nf Ihe servants, I ibink Ibe i-!\-e it thrown entirely out of Court. We hive heaid a ureal deal of witnesses nut being called on eiiber side-ihe Cu i"ie~-; Uldi not being called for Ihe defence; of Credi and uihfrn uot being called for the prosecution. It appeats lo me, as to Ibose rases, there bus been a pioppr discretion used. I think there is a great waut of evidence, and shall ihink it my duly to vote against the Bill. The Earl of Enuiskilleu-" My Lords, having been one df tbusewho voted with the Noble Earl at the bead uf ihe Trcasnty on tbe first, reading of this Bill, and having ai-leudeditu ibc whole of the evidence, aud endcavouieti lo ;