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freehold. These the robbers did not find. When, disgraced society and alarmed the peaceable inthey had done their work, one who seemed to be habitants of Middleton, roused from his reverie the Captain, called over their number from 1 to by the repetition, “What shall we do to be 16, and all having answered, they went away, | saved ?" called out involuntarily,“ Send for the carrying with them, or destroying property to Scotch Greys directly!" the amount of nearly 1501. During the robbery
SURREY. two of the gang kept guard at the door of a small
ATTEMPT AT MURDER.—This case happened cottage adjacent, being the only habitation near
at Ham, on Friday, May 29, ánd the assassin is Mr. Drinkwater's.
in custody, and was examined at Kingston HAMPSHIRE.
on the following day.-He was footman in a Singular CIRCUMSTANCE.—A singular eir- gentleman's family at Ham, and the object of cuinstance occurred on board the ship Regalia, in his rancour was the Ladies' maid in the same the harbour of Portsmouth, a short time since.- family. The laiter had some friends from Lon. The Captain (Palmer) had two apprentices sent don call on her on Friday, and she accompanied him from London, by the owners, both of them to Ham Fair,where she is said to have taken whom were regularly bound, and had been on the arm of one of the company. The asssasin' board some time. One of them fell overboard in had previously given her to understand he would the harbour, and was with much difficulty got on shoot her if she took the arm of any man, and on board the ship; when the supposed lad proved to her entering the house, be verified his threat, by be a young girl about sixteen years of age! She discharging a pistol at her loaded with slugs.said she had procured a living near London, by | The young woman received the charge ia her working in the fields; but disliking the employ- | arm, but her head and side have also received ment, and without a character to recommend her injury. She is expected to survive. The assassia to any housekeeper's employment, she was in
is lodged in Kingston gaol. duced to pass herself off as a young lad, wishing to go to sea, when she was regularly bound to
MARRIED. serve as an apprentice to the owners of the Mr. Thomas Simpson, of High-street, Borough, Regulia. The crew handsomely subscribed te rig | Esq. banker, Cateaton-street.
to Miss Paine, daughter-in-law of John Haddock, her out with female clothing, and she is for the Lately, at Gainsborough, Mr. Ridge to Mrs. present under the notice of the Hon. Mrs. Grey.
Brown, widow, both of Morton.-Their united
ages amount to 161 years. KENT.
DIED. FORTUNATE DISCOVERY.- A short time since,
At his house at Vauxhall, Wm. H. Faulkner, as William Gray, of Dover, was ripping up an Cominander in the Royal Navy, son of the Ad. old jacket that he had purchased for two sbil
miral of that name, and brother to the brave Capt.
Faulkner, who fell in the moment of victory, ings and sixpence, and had worn two years, he while lashing liis ship to the French frigate La discovered under a patch that had been sewn on Pique.-The gallani Commander, whose death one of the sleeves, two ten pound, two five pound, || service, where his merit has been often tried; .in
we now record, was universally beloved in the and two one pound Bank of England notes, him centered the expert seamen, blended with which he of course claimed as his own.
that of the elegant classic scholar and accomplish.
ed gentleman. His wife has to deplore the loss LANCASHIRE.
of a truly excellent husband, and his country of A preacher in a chapel at Middleton a short
a faithful defender.
Lately, in France, Sonnini, the celebrated time since, zealous in the cause of salvation, and traveller. wishing to enforce the doctrine he was promul Lately, Sir Francis Molyneux, Gentleman gating, had asked several times, “What shall
Usher of the Black Rod," and Sir Thomas
Tyrwhitt has been appointed to that office by we do to be saved ?" when one of his auditors, the Lord Chamberlain (the Marquis of Heri.
ford.) probably absorbed in worldly thoughts, and the
At Harnam, near Salisbury, aged 100, Mrs. recollection of the tumults which had so lately Sanger.
END OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.
London : Printed by and for J. Ball, sole Proprietor of this MAGAZINE, and Proprietor of the
WEEKLY MESSENGER, Southampton-street, Strand. July 1, 1818.
FIFTH VOLUME OF THE NEW SERIES.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE GRAPHIC AIT.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ILLUS.
Portraits of Charles I. and President Richardot,
by Van Dyk, 38
Christ in the arms of the Virgin Mary, and Car-
dinal Bentivoglio, 96
Francois de Moncade, and a Lady with her
Charles I. Elector Palatine, 20.3
A Portrait, and Alexander Scaglia, 268
A Lady with a Fan of Feathers in ber hand, and
a Gentleman holding his Daughter by the
Praise–The Oak and the Reed-Friendship, 39
of Demoustier, 17, 67, 199, 185, 241, 289 Africa-Winter's Return, 41
My old horse Sorrel-The dying Soldier to the
setting Sun-Midnight, 98
Lines to Mary-Reflections in a Church-yard-
The Sweets of Life, 153
of Lucien Bonaparte's poem “ Charlemagne, 154
The Wisli-Lines from Lopez de Vega-Inscrip-
Epilogue to the new Play called “ The Sons of
Prayer Book---Betty Amleit, 211
Imitation from the Italian-Sonnet-Phæbe's
Absence–The rescued Mariners, 264
The Bridal Night, 317
Westminster Abbey-The Sailor's Adien, 320
LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE.
Morning Costume, and Promenade Dress, 100
Evening Dress, and Half Figure in a Walking
Dress, with various Parisian Head-dresses, 212
General Observations and Reflections on Fashion
and Dress, 42, 100, 156, 212, 205, 321
The Mirror of Fashion, 44, 102, 158, 214, 266, 323
mitted on Mr. Perceval.--Prediction of the a Comedy, 46
« Maid of the Mill,"ib.
." Frost and Thaw," 159
“House of Morville,” ib.
“Sons of Erin," 216
Exhibition of the Royal Aca-
demy, 268, 324
Works in the Press, 46, 107, 164, 219, 329
Historical Fragments-Singular Suicide, 47
Sketch of the Irish Ladies, ib.
Chinese Theatricals--Scolding Wives, 49 Breach of Trust, and daring Robbery, 165
Highgate Tunnel destroyed-Cruelty, 220
Strange Occurrence, 330
Child Murder, ih;
Attempted Suicide, ib.
Female Resolution, ib.
Fickleness of Man-Melancholy Catastrophe, 167
Brutal attack on a female Servant, 168
Sudden death of the Rev. Mr. Codling, 223
Providential Escape-Swindlers, 224
Dreadful Murder in Cornwall, 331
Daring Robbery, ib.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 112, 168, 224, 332
EMBELLISHMENTS IN VOL. V.
No. XXVIII. An original Portrait of the Marchioness of Buckingham.
An Outline Sketch of Charles I. and President Richardot; by Van Dyk.
“ To Weep Forbear,” an original Song, composed and set to Music by Mrs. Dickons
An Outline Sketch of Christ in the arms of the Virgin Mary, and Cardinal Beati.
voglio; by Van Dyk.
An Ontline Sketch of Francis de Moncade, and a Lady with her Daughter ; by Van
“Valor and its reward,” an original Song, composed and set to Music by Mr. Dibdin.
An Outline Sketch of Eneas depositing Anchises on the beach, and Charles I. Elector
Palatine, with his brother Robert; by Van Dyk.
A Duett for a Soprano and Bass Voice, composed by Dr. Kitchiner.
Outline Sketch of a Portait, and Alexander Scaglia ; by Van Dyk.
“ The Herunit,” an original Song, coin posed and set to Music by Dr. Kitehiner.
An Outline Sketch of a Lady with a fan of Feathers in her hand, and a Gentleman
holding his Daughter by the hand; by Van Dyk.