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Day (Newspaper) - November 18, 1809, London, Middlesex nRMSIiED EVERY MOPNINO AT SIX NOVEMBER U The first and held on day of and in the Fiftieth Year of h Krin of George tlie Third of the United tha o e n ra of Great ha RESOLVED That the Thanks o placeat bis i late L17d f iti i i FVCII Honourable Sir tl llllV 1LR i o t AVOIDABLY POSTPONED J tor his faithful discharge of the several duties attaching jwiin at The cftccu I to that high and arduous for his upright administration I of public for his punctual attendance in the exercise nil during the period trf his May HARRY for hij able conduct when presiding overthe debate i m this and for his politeness and attention to the sevc rl Members of the and particulajly for hii munifi veils I ccnceaud hospitality so libcndly Juplayedpia ai Kih are he g tVom Oxford N v Ca i r ol thf RV ft ITein and English vhiki are iVIay t Natural with of tht LlLil with cuts nf j lieU llar vkh wih fine 1U 1 i hi pbeUf 1 ivts4 cf s j THE BRITISH The following curious account cf an interest ing period of the British has been drawn up from papers which belonged to die family of one of the and abstracts from some of the principal Papers in the collection arc I King Charles the on die 15th of Janu granted his letters patent to Sir Wil I I de ii H I I TP rub Inri Ba ll 4 Mo Camnnznc mlv Jj la G and SOLD a ropcctible aid v Particulars ai Car to be v K by in the hr ii to clcur An fiv and also to an le iif ParticuLrs of Ro Gol DA R il tlie PRIVATh CON R r two miiii in a m 3tt ripclaljlL and lo J HvanMges c 217 acres of ambit in a ring the ind luiiKli at present in the occupation uf a re hivjiwfd hy Tic with n jy btJ of Carry here Plan cjf the iiuiu may be m with Sir James Brans n tn near the Maniion tn the Scheme of Y CAPITAL N and the whcie to be rlainii favours of the he two List divided amonpt liam Davcnant and on the cf April follow the snme Monarch granted similar authority to Sir Thomas Killigrew to luiiid two new Thea tres respectively the management to remain in their heirs and assigns for They were to erect their Theatres in the cities of LcnJon or and to hire actors who were ser vints oi the King and and of the Duke ot In consequence Sir Killi Sir Thomas Charles The opiiihis Michael Nicholas Rolirrt Walter William William Wil liam anj jnbert frrm tlie of a lease fcr ortycnc of a piece of lying in ihe parishes of Saint Martin in the Fields and Saint ranis Covent rf 1 Piizj of 1 2 S SCO r to and Twrty Ti ILII in tn really an incrcih c ob is rrnioveJ to HOGGS Octobir neatly in rlirer fooSr p cmsIlished with three hu 1 appropriafe price in PHE SETTING SUN Devil amonpst thf tving ITRS to which it a new Ura irody on the ai the Theaje in Glysterplacc i Hiuti for H on a fjrprizd whilst they divirfr the ui rteniin d iublful whcit their saiety printed for Gray ilrvrdilly Kirbv and Black Ruyal Tliii ii prir in JIi IREJZPrOR and his Part 01 the of ail comparrd with tht Printed for rear ilir of ihii publicn n i wu noticed in the m writ tin P of ol By a careful he TM will br informed of manv particulars not jrntraliy in pronouncing Cranhs to fir the most and enjy in IP unircrsal and a thorough knowledge nn hesitation rpiihh hitliL itjii 18I1 laid before the TRAVELLING to SCOTLAND and i NORTH of hy new and moit cicel lowing from the known by die name of the Ridingyard whereon they built a nnd commenced performing all sorts of to the terms of Sir Thomas zi signed different shares ot Patcnf to the other Lessees for certain upon cer tain nnd they were to participate in the prcrit or in proportion to their respective The Theatrewas 112 feet in length from East to arid 59 feet in breadth from North to The according to a condition of the expended in erect ing and were to pay a rent of 50L for tht f Sir William joiridy with ifferent persons to he had assigned cer uin iliires of his erected a in Dorsetgarden where he engaged the servants of Duke of toperfbrm simibr pieces to those which were performed by the Kings ser vants at the odier Ten nf the latter a suit of scarlet by the Kingj and were on the establishment die Dukes emo lument from their patron The King the Lhike took Considerable ii the iiirccss of dieir even peisonally adjusted their differences upon Several All odier persons were prohibited by the Court from performing Plays or Operas in die cities of London or or the that the two Royal Theatres might pos sess die exclusive support of the cJ the metropolis and that the one Theatre might obtain as little advantage as possible over the the Patentcss were restricted from com ptting with each other in performing the same Plays and therefore they equally all the best Plays which were then so from their never acting the same the public frun ascertaining with accuracy the respective merits of the two Under these both House were very prosperous for some years but when they had exhausted their stock of the Public gave and a select number of the a licence to erect a and act for A subscription was immediately set on nud the Theatre in J who e they commenced successfully in the year The Managers of the Old The atre wefe now compelled to hire nrovincial Per and increase the salaries qf those who remained with to prevent their goinp over to their CongreVe sold Sis Play of Love for to the New and they reaped their harvest from the characters had been intended for dieir principal al though the Audior meant to it perform ed at the other This early was but of short duration from die number of claimed equal autho rity in regulating die their affairs conducted without and their profits fell The old house had to empty and again under ne cessity of retrenching their which they attempted by paying die Actors only a part of their nominal leaving die balance to be paid in more prpijctpus Next diis notable expedient vyas imitated by the Managers of the new Which conti nued till when they their part nership by mutual with they threw themselves upon the protection Sir John Voji and they obtained a new arid large The atre in the was then built but here they did not as ths building was thought too extensive jind illconstruct ed for the audience hearing the In the year this new Theatre vns appro printed to Opera and the two corn panics of Actors again united in Drurylune j but they were not re when the in conjunction the other share again not only stopped part or their sa but finding that die Actors drew greater audiences on the ci their thriu on otht they ami actually stopped onednrd cf each Actors receipts on such bene The in laid their case before the Lord ordered Rich to satisfy the of die but the latter complying with his Lordships re At on the of her Queen A prdiJred die Theatre to be and to closed till further We shall here present pnr readers wrth an Ab stract of some of the Manuscripts to which we have and which to elucidate the Theatrical History of the A Petition to the signed by the Right Honourable Lord the Rigbt Honourable Dame Alice Aim Sliad Sir Sir Thomas Skip in buicing frl much r the sc that tK formerly to tS hlswart of the wao thit oniy did not him f to write fur or he but they did asn at hi pv for hislait new u Ail of the money of the saiil third aud a particular of the standing that kind Lee wni in and shall w j and given it to the Dukes his and all to dice and almost undoing of the tin Poets remainrng to Crowiie agreement with the Dukes wrote a cJL J 1 he Destruction of and being forced their of it to bring it to the the studying of and vast Uerns cljtlir buy up thair by paying all tho from anicunticj to j 121 by he besides near 40L he tiie Crowne out oJ iu iwi tl Therf thragi if said n and monies freely given him sxJ las HJillhe many titles we have to thii pur ciilseJ we nau CHARLKS i Kir jci iirl a it j j u la s y ad J 1 i die trair plaud the legislature proves the mot opening the intercourse the lerijt er ii to suspend ir on ecu to an immense the ocean id to die astonishment rf as srilemny made hy are or ir Ib not in bu akc e di e fo the Chesn ke to the Orders in r t ri I lotty ns Mr a act e d i I hu e 1 by 1 iiim that During penod that theIheafe continued a Lawyer Fucceeded to die n ner a Member nf Par nieut in a man a Report j Let the impartial cl M of common meanest we Le to make tiie They pot exiurifii Irorn hi a tlc to prijpoe them a f they adopted by ti a CT of i e our made to her Majesty by the thru Attorney whom her Majesty appointed j Ei by an Order ii dated to enquire into the circumstances cf the Their Report is dated wherein on the according to her Majestys Or1 and Such a ccntin thcv made CitTY iiuiuirv mcnr and Chriito an phcr of bcft and and aeferal chir clajmirg under tJrf Patents of tha This jttiim stain the of UKpatents franteu to Itonaj Kilircvrv and Sir William Tliat the Patentees aidbmldtnophyhquaes upon several plecei of ground purchased by thein the one in Cqyent and the other in which cost them and the house hav mgbeta accidcutly burnt down and aftfrwaras cost near more and thit tha Patentees nfc their maintain and Instruct people for the That Talents were united In atnl the Uiec Vur great 5unu of zssijjued their shares now vested in the Pctitioi That in dcnce of such had bicn at fyrtHer at icyeral in apparel and other netfjiaries for the to theeieent of after paying all the necessary exnencej of the de rived an annual profit of above a thousaud pounds frum the until since which nnte they became considerable Tha they were at with tie greatest compelled to trouble her Majesty with an lo prevent their being brought inCo danger of losing their whole estates in tlje said premijCS but they hoped in a rcifn so glorious 21 that of her for preserving the rijht3 of the they should not be dis turbed in the mamgeinent of their That her Ma Lord Chauiberbin had sent several orders to the 1a and thrir and and thr Charing Cron nml Bell y at reduced fare CARL BORO NOK i ii BARNBY SCARTHING ihe Golden the fullowins Carriages Wililc iniuy others too num srous to and New Post vtrv anil the Moil usual everr iv POJ only Night cv Vin at auc North Wales Mail every and Birmingham New Post every Morning at and Oiford Majl every new 1oit and at and Cheltenham rvpry Cheltenham and Oxford New and only Day at Isle nf Little By BOULTON ind relating to thj establihing of another aid restraining the power to treat with such Ar rorj as they should thine necssary tbcir Other orders were sent them in December and January for restraining the Petitioners from any from persons as they f lir daic ing and umlr the penalty of the SOth of April thu Petitioners Treasurjr or to monies to their without their consent or agreement on the 6th of June tlie Petitioners rml were silunctd for not so That such ordcn wcrj nut only extraordinary nitliout calling tlie Petitioners before his or hear ing them tv contrjiT as thty the i te riifbts and privilcjei convryed by the and tendid to subvert the aud the the preference to the acting ct the Kings Com particular durinj the moinhs of NoYember an which induced Sir William Davcnant to u introduce novelty into his performances and he dierefore began to perform thereby adding music and spectacle at a dcrable to die wjnch the town had been accustomed to This does not to have succeeded long and some ot die principal irticularly Mohun and suffering from age the King recommended that the Companies ihould unite and accord ingly they began acting jointly at the Theatre in This union as considered to be very I those claiming tinder and asithe Pemion i i were refused redress liy the Lonl although much in favour ot the S Company but the j frcoucDtly applied for the they at last uaJ recourse other had no The united Patentees j to great justice Thty therefore having die whole town to at half their former imposed their own terms upon die They took half the pro fits to and allowed the odier half only to pay the odier which was divided among themaccording to their In tion to the Patentees sold shares of their in terest to monied who were thereby ji mitted into the management of the al though they were totally ignorant of theatrical affairs and they naturally availed of every cipedient to diminish the of the Actors and increase dicir Although they were successful in a number of yet die upon the became so tliat the Patentees made another attempt to re duce the salaries of the Performers an expedient which die latter obstinately and successfully re and they were srpported in their by the who knew the merits of die but not of the The Performers offer ed to remain on their former salaries but the thinking their authority ment threatened they made every inquiry iuo mntters referred to They rceitc the rcing and then proceed to stale what had he had stopped onethird ot each actors at their bene after the cxpences of the night had been dej were also Then the offered or were The that instiuctions were penneu the o in and evidence it was intended to continue ce and enforce and of vital The disavowal is after iis and when there a moral ceriaintv dial the whole restrictions attending tiie although the Lord Chaniberlaiu Ind dcred that balance lo be paid That Rich as a reason for his so dm die actcri were under particular in with whereby he paid and that he did not think proper to obey the mandate of the Lord because that name was not mentioned in die but that assented to her Majestys in shutting up the and had since That Rich continued tenant of the theatre until the 22d of when Collier came to the door with a divers armed with swords and and in a riotous and violent niunicr bruke the and turned Richs servants Col lier then declares that he tork possession for him for which he had her Majestys Order that he then seized all the clothes and other articles of value necessary for acting and that he had contrriuetj performing tnere ever The upon being called upon for an of his conduct and produced a letter to signed by Sir James dated whereby her In consideration of his having resigned ail interest in die patents granted to Sir Thomas KUligrew and Sir John and submitted to her Majestys au guve him permission to act on the 23d November nd that a license was and would Be sent him with all He was also required not to permit cr anv odier person claiming under to interfere with him cr his Colliers aiil the substance cf which tor the want of eur naval stores now the instant uon was t IS j hr and the i ts vitii per prcviouily aveviue vi i to cf June e ritiih ordf ofthe of rLsiej the ui State as American pnaluee below the pricf it But to rose gard to the these o inclosing the Mn ad follows In consequence of oiEcial sent to me frumhis Majestys since the adoption of that I am enabled o assure that it has no connection whatever die overtures I h ive been autiorseJ to make to ihe of the United ind that I am persuaded the terms sohappily by the recent negoci wU be strictly fulfilled on the part of his j A thus sports die i failli 1 the it to subserve a I fugitive wi a dreadful account in If that be roused to sense ot its real to glorv it with what a mav it net rver wheim If it at i rt ahvo to the atrocity it certainly once xe iop it yet ic inem tu harmless A davit was then reel iH refused all terms ot accommodati The dis pute having been laid before he consulted Me Law and they gate it as their that no Patent for acting Plays given by one could prevent a succeeding one from granting the same authority to diose with whom he could trust Betterton and others were introduced to the who promis ed to redress their grievances and that The scite upin which the DrnryIjne Theatre f Adjoining to er Majesty fur reiiij the said and to them to that protection which they enjoyed under her Royal A Petition presented to her Majesty by that hii fathers right of Sc patent had been vested in hin far the last twcntyseren That fir the jrrvatest part uf the time the two houses were or those claiming under took npon theraiehrcj thr manajfrment of the two and tlie Company of and received the profits arising from the which oufht to have been divided into twunty three of which bekinged to the as his sTiareof the property wa at the time his marruge looked upon to be nf considerable it formed a part of the settlement made upon his wife and their fore as he had not interfered with tlie manage ment of the Theatre for the fourteen her Ma jesty would not allow his family to suffer through tht use of the Patent being A Petition to Queen signed by Downcs Thomas Harman Henrietta Mary P all Perf This Petition that in Consequence of an unhappy ifferrnce with the Patentees and the Lord Cham when die house was he and was advised that the patent was of no unless it was supported by the which was not then die as Rich refused to make the required submission that he was also that if any person claiming under die patent i should submit to her Majestys and S wave or surrender their right in the diat her Majesty would rcmit them the house and acl dial he Collier maJe the re quired submission to the Attorney and Siieilor and he obtained leave to employ the who were trien in a very low condition dm on the C2d which was a day general he gave them money to ier Majestys health that in the he told them to art as soon as they sliewin them Sir James Stanleys authority accnrdincrly entered the but not with armed as hid been nor Jid they seize any of the as Rieh I but wore obliged to perform in their own clothes till others could be made for KicJi or iiis servants having carried away all rhe acting apparel that Collier had the consent of a majority of the other renters ior wkat he had I We rejoice that hut ore animates ouV this Eastern tiie coviuct and that tederaiists as well as repu aN well as Southern of the Crovcrnnient with This prove the collisions of the great body on tacS sioe irnidt the ev ils wlueh liiis con duct will it bring the tha be men ail classes will uniie and rally ruunJ dtei Cwn Tlierc are sorne cmbnce tho as pleased to ftyie of dicir we are satisiicd pvcneiiince a uillei e Onr uf ey wLre as v L H m our measures as were dictated by ihe tnia They were r the highest were directlv rom his ment reuion to tion agreed up expected were 13r by an eipiicitiv declared to had they rained The following on the refusal to ratify Erskines is extracted from a New York The late conduct of the British Ministry has capped the climax of atrocity towards thncov with utmost of a tins the a not m Their the outrage an injury of the deepest dy clared to be unauthorized but the only unequi and i Fir the civijued j i Mr fence 1 fair and even h inr aiJ r a I as I riiieuty Ineier such to have lo arccde the If an the re It wasdetlj die on the Gth ot issued an order for discon tinuing chair further acting in that Theatre that the P in were deprivixl of of si porting themselves and that theyhad thrice p tionccrthe Lord Chamberlain to permit their performing as it was the conduct of the Managers alotc whioh oflendtd his Lordship and u they could not enggge eltewhere without being liable to an action at the suit of the Managers for a breach of humbly praying her Majesty to order Theatre to be upon Drydens binding himself to write three Plays a the saiJ waa and conti nued as a sharer in the Kings Playhouse for divers and received for hii share and a quarter 3 or dimmtaii bu3 annit but though he received we received not ihe not one in a After which the Now Spodei the heels of this mission followed the celebrated to ons ihe ind e to t v i i i act t to It as aiTorJcd Orders of November 11 which with te the liObtiliiy other the Embargo anel Nonintercourse their wishrs IM be on with wilh the the disasters of her produced it is wi made by Erskin with our j tiied a sal It Every commercial restriction was taken off by ed niore to the door tf commercial intercoms with lier and several f i idi uenfl ef all Govtm widely in consequence cf die plighted dian any other v hich could have removal of her orders and the interdiction to been is an her armed tn enter for which we ought to he in consequence of her solemn to m alee a may entertain a a corSdent tha at reparation for the outrage on the de die nation will rally itswhole strength roupci its signated by Our without and vhat the in all acceptsdie proffered terms cf is will ;