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therto bave defied attack. The follow. gion of our forefathers-Long live the going is one of their proclamations:
vernment that makes us happy and free! Inhabitants of Algeciras !--The shouts Head-quarters of division, at Algeciras, of joy and satisfaction with which you last Feb. 1, 1820. night received the national troops under Cuinmandant-gen. of the First Division, my command, convince me of your good
RAFAEL DE RIEGO. sentiments avd. ardent desires that the General Freyre, one of the colleagues system of oppression shonld no longer con of Weilington, his been appointed by tinue which has reduced you to a state of Ferdinand to lead a body of troops, in mullity, debasement, and misery. This whom they hope to depend, against the state will now soon be brought 10 a close.
Patriots; and, althongh some operations The generous cry raised by the national
are said to have been commenced, no army has been the aurora of happiness to
results were known in England when our country. The towns in which it is stationed have returned to those laws
this slicet was put to press. which in other times constituted their fe.
Some kind of political revolutions, Jicity. From slaves, bent down under a and the establi
and the establishment of constitutional sliameful yoke, they have been changed free governments, are however confiinto freemen. The trammels to their in. dently expected to take place in several dustry have disappeared, and the hope of countries on the Continent, as well in their future glory and prosperity has for the north as in the midille and southi. its support the dominion of the laws, Pbilosophers have not written, and printwhich ought to be founded on the will of ing-presses have not been wrought, in the nation, and equal for all the indivi. vain. duals composing the state.
FRANCE. Inhabitants of Algeciras!-- From last The tranquillity of France has becn night you also have entered into the happy number. The Constitution so much sigh.
disturbed by the assassination of the ed for is about to be re-instated within
unpopular nephew of the king, the your walls. Your own choice shall give
Duc de Berri, by one Louvel, an old to you the magistrates who are to govern
soldier of the Revolution. He was stabyou, and the empire of the laws shall su bed as he was leaving the Opera, on Sunpersede that of whim and caprice. Equal day, the 13th inst. and died in a few in their eye, no longer dread arbitrary hours, surrounded by the royal family, acts, so destructive to unhappy nations. The examinations of Louvel prove that You at length breathe : dare now to be he was a political fanatic, wlio considercome men. Do not trust to the sugges- ed the Bourbons as allies of the enemies tions of those who are too interested in of France. whose presence in France is the cause of despotism to be believed.
a disgrace to the country, and who reThose wlio preach up slavery, are either wicked or foolish men. Examine them
joices in the martyrdom which he conwell, and you will find they subsist on
siders himself destined to suffer. His vour sufferings and wretchedness. Their replies on examination were as follow : welfare is in opposition with the public
Q. Whar induced you to commit this good. Can it be deemed strange that crime?-A. My opinions, my sentiments. they should seek to prolong a state of Q. What are they?-1. I think the things, as sad in the eyes of reason as it is Bonrbons are tyrants, and the most cruel fatal to the repose and prosperity of the
enemies of France.
Q. In that supposition, why did you If you have read the proclamations and
attack the Duke de Berri in preference to manifesto of the national army, you al
the rest?-A. Because he is the youngest ready know its resolution and sentiments.
prince of the royal family, and seemed to Children of their country as they are, they
be destined to perpetuate that race, so hos. wish that country itself to decide what is
tile to France. to be their destiny. Our fathers are about Q. Do you repent your act?-A. No. to assemble; the guardians of the people
Q. Had you any instigator, any accomwill form the laws they may deem most price
plice ?-A. None. conducive to our prosperity and grandeur.
He was escorted by two gendarmes, Prepare for this happy moment, now at and placed near the body, the sight of hand : wait for it with the firm résolution which excited in him no emotion whatof not being disheartened in your enter. ever. He maintained indisturbed his prise, well assured that constancy will act usual unconcern. The Prefect of Police as an impenetrable bulwark against all put to him the following interrogatories: the attacks of the wicked. They will Q. Do you know again the prince whoni disappear as smoke at the sight of those yon assassinated?--A. I do know him who pursue the path of honour and glory. again. Long live the nation-Long live the reli- Q. I reqnire you again to reveal the
names of your accomplices?-A. I have credence to reports in vulgar circnlation none.
till they are proved in evidence, or soisQ. If the justice of man cannot induce tained by authority. It appears that you to tell the truth, rellect on the justice the deliberations of these men took place of God?-A. God is merely a name ; hie in arms, and that the room was full of never came upon the earth.
weapons of destruction, evideatly col. Q. What could induce you to commit an action so guilty?-Å. I wished to have
lected for some murderous purpose, and restrained fiom ii. but it was besond my not essential to any enquiries about power to do so.
truth. Nor is there any doubt but the Q. What was your motive?--A. I hoped whole were a party of wretched despeto make it serve as a lesson to the great radoes, ripe for any mischief. A Bow. men of my country, who abuse their street ollicer fell in the struggle; and
several on both sides were severely Q. Do you persist in saying no one in- wounded. A thousand pounds being spired you with the idea of this horrid offered for the apprehension of Thistles crime?--- A. Yes : moreover, it is in the wood, he was taken in bed on the followhands of justice; let her therefore do her we morning. Their number was tweniy. duty, and let her discover those wliom it is
five, and about half of them have been
i presumed are my accomplices. The court-party in France, by an un
taken. It is at the same time proper
to state, that none of thein were connecthappy fatality or fatuity, have seized on this occasion for depriving the l'rench
ed with, or recognized by, any political crea of the pretended forms of the Char
party. ter; and it is proposed to place the jour
A coroner's jury has since sat on the nais for five years under a censorship,
body of the police-officer, and a verdict and to modify the forins, so as to nulliiy
of WILFUL MURDER has been given
against Thistlewood and his associates. the rights of popular election to the Chamber of Representatives.
The publication of the following do.
cuments attended the death of George GREAT BRITAIN.
III. and the accession of George IV.;Parliament assembled, to take the
At the Court at Carlton House, the 30th day oaths to the new sovereign, George IV.
of Jan. 1820. on Sunday, the day after the death of
His Majesty, being this day present George Ill. It has since met for the in Cou
in Council, was pleased to make the foldispatch of temporary and urgent busi- lowino declara
si lowing declaration, viz: ness, previous to its dissolution, accordi
I have directed that you should be asing to usage, on the demise of the King. sembled here, in order that I may discharge The virtuous energies of the people are the painful duty of announcing to you the therefore about to be put to the test; and death of the king, my beloved father. it is to be hoped that all honest men . It is impossible for me adequately to ex. will unite in their respective districts, press the state of my feelings upon this and return upright and sensible repre- melancholy occasion; but I have the consentatives to the new Parlia:nent,-inen solation of knowing, that the severe cawho will support those measures of res lamity with which his Majesty has been form, about which there can, among
afflicted for so many years, has never ef
faced from the minds of his subjects the good inen, be but one opinion ; and who
impressions created by his many virtues ; will enquire into the origin of the late
and his example will, I am persuaded, live wicked wars against liberty, and punish for ever in the grateful remembrance of their criminal authors.
his country. • While these subjects engrossed genea Called upon, in consequence of his Maral attention, the sidden announcement jesty's indisposition, to exercise the preof the discovery in the metropolis of a rogatives of the crown on his behalf, it was conspiracy of armed desperadoes, has the first wishi of my heart to be allowed to excited universal surprise and horror. restore into his hands the powers with It appears that Arthur Thistlewood, a which I was entrusted. It has pleased man who liad been previously tried for Almighty God to determine otherwise ; bol treason hud assembled a club of and I have not been insensible to the addesperate artizans, in a room over a
vantages which I have derived froin adni. stable in Cato-street, Mary-le-bone,
nistering, in my dear father's name, the
government of his realm. The support and, information being cominuvicated to
which I have received from Parliament the Police by an accomplice, they were
and the country, in times the most evevt. surrounded, and taken on the 23d, alter ful, and under the most arduous circuma vigorous, bloody, and murderous re- stances, could alone inspire me with that sistance. It is so customary, in cases of confidence which my present station detbis kind, to exaggerate the designs of mands. all conspirators, that we withhold our The experience of the past will, I trust,
2 A %
satisfy all classes of my people, that it will and subscribed two instruments thereof in ever be my most anxious endeavour to the presence of the Lords of the Council, promote their prosperity and happiness, who witnessed the same; and his Majesty and to maintain unimpaired the religion, was pleased to order that one of the said laws, and liberties, of the kingdom.
instruments be transmitted to the Court of Whereupon the Lords of the Council Session, to be recorded in the Books of made it their humble request to his Sederunt, and afterwards to be forthwith Majesty, that this his Majesty's lodged in the Public Register of Scotland; most gracious declaration to their and that the other of them remain among lordships might be made public, the Records of the Council, and be entered which his Majesty was pleased to in the Council Book. order accordingly. J. BULLER.
The London Guzette Extraordinary. At the Court at Carlton House, the 30th of
Sunday, Jun. 30, 1820. January, 1820,-Present
Whitehull, Jun. So, 1820.-A letter and The King's most excellent Majesty.
inclosure, of which the following are co.. H.R.H. the Duke of York; H.R.H. the Duke of Clarence; H.R.H. the Duke of Sa.nex;
pies, have been this morning received from H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester; H.R.H. his Royal Highness the Duke of York, by
h the Prince Leopold of Saxe Cobourg Archbishop of Canterbury; the Lord Chancellor;
the Lord Viscount Sidmoutli, one of his Duke of Athol ; Duke of Montrose ; Marquis lateMajesty's principal Secretaries of State. Wellesley; Marquis Camden; Eail of Lau
Windsor Castle, Jan. 29, 1820. derdale; Earl of Chatham; Earl Bathurst; Earl of Liverpool; Earl of Mulgrave; Vis
My LORD), --It becomes my painfnl duty count Melville; Visconnt sidmouth ; Bishop to acqnaint your lordship, that it has of London ; Right Hon. the Speaker; Right
t pleased Almighty God to take unto himself
gracious and excellent sovereign. He ex-
pired at thirty-five minutes past eight
I enclose the certificate of all the physi-
The Right Hòn, Viscount Sidmouth, &c. &c. &c. the Council, was this day pleased to de
Windsor Castle, Jan. 29, 1820. clare, that, understanding that the law re. It has pleased the Almighty to release quires he should, at his accession to the his Majesty from all further suffering. His crown, take and subscribe the oath re. Majesty expired without pain, at thirty, lating to the security of the Church of five minutes past eight o'clock this evening, Scotland, he was now ready to do it (Signed) HENRY HALFORD, M.BAILLE, this first opportunity; which his Majesty
W. HEBERDEN, ROBT, WILLIS.
DAVID DUNDAS, was graciously pleased to do, according For his Royal Highness the Duke of York. to the forms used by the law of Scotland,
INCIDENTS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, IN AND NEAR LONDON;
With Biographical Memoirs of distinguished Characters recently deceased.
A MEETING of merchants interested The Provisional Committee in London E in the trade of Holland, lately took for encouragement of industry and reducplace in the City, when it was resolved to tion of poor's-rates, lately published a open a subscription for the relief of the suf. series of resolutions, expressing that the ferers by the late extensive inundations poor's-rates being employed as a substitute in that country.
for wages, is a practice most debasing, A Court of Common Council was lately and repressive of the energies of the peoheld at Guildhall, when Mr. S. Dixon ple; and, if persevered in, cannot fail to moved an Address of Condolence to the produce consequences the most alarming. King, on the demise of his late Majesty, That it being an acknowledged axioin, and one of Congratulation on the accession and recognised by the most eminent wri. of the present King, which were seconded ters and statesmen, that, notwithstanding by Mr. Browne, and agreed to.
the use of other employments, men geneAn extensive fire lately took place in rally are addicted to rural habits; and, as the premises of Messrs. Thomas and Co. it is most important to contemplate that porter-merchants, Thames-street, which the demand for manual labour in manufacrapidly communicated to other adjoining ture is necessarily and most considerably houses, and the whole were entirely con- abridged by mechanic improvements, it sumed. The roof of Fishmongers’-hall is therefore essentially demanded, that'the sustained considerable damage. The loss unemployed generally be employed in was estimated at 20,0001,
In the Strani, 75, F. Wingrare, esq. & At Hampstead, Jolin Lochi, esq. to Miss respectable booksciler, ani successor to R, M. Cullen.
Mr. Nourse, formerly bookseller to the John Dalrymple Jacomb, esq. of Guild. King, ford-street, to Miss E. Bym, of Lay- In Buckingham-street, Fitzrov-square, ton.
Ann, wife of John Fiaxman, esg. R.A. and George John Parry, esq. of Lincoln's the eminent sculptor. Inn, to Miss M. Brooks.
In Rupert-streei, Leicester-square, Mr. John Humphreys, esg. of Guildford, to J. Woud: Miss C. E. Colby, Rhosy Gilwen, Pem- In Arlington-steet, Piccadilly, John broke.
La Touche, esq. an eminent banker, of the Mr. John Howard, of Long-acre, to firm of La Touche and Co. Dublin, and Miss Winstanley, of Trauere.
M.P. for Leitrim. William Heathcote, esn. of Mount. At Clapton, 87, drs. Greenwood, widos pleasant, to Miss Sterland, of Mark-lane. of Abraham G. esq.
Mr. Jchn Healy Booth, of Thames. At Stockwell, 85, T. Lett, esg. street, to Miss A. M. Darby, of Astor- Iu Great Surrey-street, 87, B. Guest, esq. house, Herts.
In Percival-street, Northampton-square, The Rev. Richard Sandlands, jun. of 61, Mr. E. Spencer. Putney, to Miss De Brett, of Sloane-street. In Brunswick-place, City-road, 67, S.
Henry Penfold, esq. of Croydon, to Miss Sanders, esp, one of the scijeant-ai-arus M. Wilson, of Great George-street.
to the king. John Hodgson, esq. of Lincolu’s Ion, to At South.end, 66, R. Woorman, esq. of Miss M. Godfrey, of Poufleei.
Montague-square. Nicholas Warin, esq. of Christopher In London, 78, Lieut.-col. landfield, street, Finsbury-square, to Miss F. Meilun, uncle to Viscount Galway. Col. Handof Finsbury-square.
field commenced his niilitary career at the Thomas Wakeley, esq. of Argylc-street, siege of Quebec, and was within a few to Miss E. Goodchild, of Sunthwark. yards of General Wolf when lie lell.
Mr. G. Wells, of London, to Miss S. In Fore-street, Cripplegall, 57, Mr. Scotland, of Littleton, Middlesex.
At Kennington-cross, Mr. W. Wood, jun.
At Hastings, Miss Sayer, of Southampc.J. F. Combe, esq. of London, to Miss ton-row, Bloomsbury. H. A. Church, of Bedford-place.
At Richmond, Miss M. Dundas. Mr. G. Greenland, of Finsbury-place, In Bedford-row, Miss E. Deultry. to Miss H. Finney, of Westminster-road. In Great Surrey-street, Blackfriars, Mr. Mr. W. Marsden, of Holborn, to
o Miss E. A. Bishop, of Marlborough Road, Bromp At Camberwell, Miss C. F. M. Keith, ton.
daughter of Capt. Sir G. M. K. bart. A. T. Sampayo, esq. of St. Helen's At Croydon, Dir. T. Turner. place, to Miss H. Kent, of Fulham. ' In Orchard-street, Portman-square, 59,
c. Parke, esq. of Putney, to Miss L. T. Veres, 68. Alcock, of Roehampton.
At Maldon, Surrey, the Rev. R. Ruding, Mr. N. Bennett, jun. of Brixton-hill, vicar of that place, and F.S.A. Surrey, to Miss K. May, of Spitalfields. In New Cavendishi-street, 76, Lieut.
G. Marshall, esq. to Miss S. Alexander, gen. James Campbell. both of Godalming.
In West Smithfield, 71, Mr. James Crcase, Sir E. F. Stanhope, Bart. R.N. of Stan- an ingeniouis manufacturer of colours. well, Middlesex, to Mary, eldest daugh. 88, Mr. P. T. Nieyer, tlie eminent comter of Major Douell.
poser and professor on the liarp. He is Mr. Hallows, of Red-lion-street, to Miss supposed to have been the first person who S. Browne, of Carlton-road.
introduced the pedal harp into this coun: Lieut. T. S. Davis, of the Lincoln Mi- try, ou his arrival in the year 1776. litia, to Miss F. E. Jones, of Stepney. In Russel square, 65, Sir Vicary Gibbs,
J. Pimlott, esq. of the Seal Office, Tem. chief-justice of the Common Pleas, and ple, to Mrs. Brooks, of Woodford, Essex. recorder of Bristol. Sir Vicary was always
The Rev. W. C. Smithers, of Queen'so considered a sonnd lawyer and a man of College, Oxford, and of Greenwich, to great legal abilities, but he was of a waspish Miss A. Oldershaw, of Islington.
sour temper, and his conduct while attorE. Banks, esq. to Miss A. Pitches, of ney-general rendered bim exceedingly Streatham, Surrey.
unpopular. He first arrived at distinction W. Wynne, esq. of Paternoster-row, to as second to Mr. Erskine on the state trials Miss H. Wright, of Itchen-Abbas.
of 1794, and was at that time considered
as liberal in the opinions ; but the impe- 178.3; the Case of a Boy who hail been diments thrown in the way of legal preter- mistaken for a Girl, 1787 ; Sırictures on ment in regard to men of liberal senti- some of the Doctrives misrepresented by ments probably rendered it necessary M. Foch, in his observations upon the that he should remove an opinion injurious new opinions of John Hunter, 1787. to his professional advancement, and ! hence liis public intolerance. Neverthe- ECCLESIASTICAL PROMOVONS. less, among his personal friends his con- Rev. Harrison Pinckard, M.A. to the duct was marked by great amenity; and rectory of Fordley, with the vicaraye of he las been known to shake a man kindly Westleton annexed, Suffolk. by the hand, wlion he had but an hour Rev. Henry W. R. Birch, A.M, to the before bitterly attacked in his professional vicarage of Roydon, and perpetual curacy and oficial capacity, saying the barrister of Southwold, Suffolk. was one person, and the man another.” Rev. T. H. Ley, to the living of Lan.
At his house, iu Solo-square, of an drake, Devon. apoplectic fit, and at advanced age, Tho. Rev. Mr. Whitlocke. chaplain to the mus Brund, esq. a member of the Corpora. Southampton Military College. tion of Surgeons, and formerly surgeon- Rev. G. Moore, to the perpetual curacy extraordinary to the Royal Hospital at of St. Peter and St. Margaret, Lincoln. Greenwich. While in this capacity, he Rev. T. Fisher, to the rectory of Roche, was chiefly employed in cases of rupture, Cornwall. which he professed to cure, but appear Rev. J. Thompson, M.A. to the rectory to have possessed no greater skill therein of Lullingstone, Keni. than other surgeons. He has publislied a Rev. T. Garnier, to the rectory of Brighttranslation of M. Sazi's Treatise on the well, near Wallingford. Fluor Albus, 1778; Chirurgical Essays on The Hon. and Rev. Angostus Legge, to the Causes and Symptoms of Ruptures, the rectory of North Waltham.
MR. SMITJI, THE COMEDIAN. At Drury Lane he was soon in possession THIS eminent performer was born of of many parts in tragedy, in which he
a l'espectable family, and well edu. made a respectable figure; but, in genteel cateil, having been designed for the comedy, lie stood unrivalled. Garrick Church. Having imbibed a taste for himself did not move with more ease and the stage, he got introduced to the ma, elegance. In 1775 Mr. Jephson brought nager of Covent Garden Theatre, and forth his tragedy of Brugwiza, in which made his first attempt on that stage on the Mr. Smith performed the principal cha9:h of Jan. 1753, when he was abontracter, and shewed himself egnal, in the twenty-two years of age. He chose the impassioned parts of tragedy, to any actor character of Theodosius, in the tragedy then on the stage. After this, lie bad of Theodosius, or the force of Lore; in every character he chose to undertake, which he was supported by Mr. Bairy both in tragedy and comedy. In Richurd and Mrs. Cibber. He succeeded so well, III. he was said by many to have been that the play was performed four succes- equal to Mr. Garrick, Sheridan's School sive nights; and he had his first benefit in for Scandal afforded lim an opportunity the following April. In the fall of the same to acquire fresh laurels in what was year, he performed the part of the Eurl of undoubtedly his fo:te,--the character of Souihumpion, in Mr. James's tragedy of the gentleman; and indeed, in the Theathe Eurl of Essex. Mr. Smith, in the suni tre, he was always distinguished by the mer, joined Mr. Wigmell's company, in name of Gentleman Smith. His Young their performances in Kent. On his re. Berille, his Lord Tounley, and various tuin to his winter duty in London, Mr. other characters, few have equalled. HavSmith was called on to perform parts in ing lost his first wite, he married a second; comedy; and the correctness lie displayed by which he made an addition to his for. in characters both in tragedy and comedy, tune. He continued on the stage anul the stamped him a good and most useful per. year 1788, when he retired to a seat he former. On the secession of Mr. Ross, possessed near Bury St. Edmond's, ir Sof Mr. Smith came into the first characters, folk; where, by using much exercise and and performed thein some years. So what moderation in living, he attained to the year he removed from Covent Garden great age of eighty-eigirt. Smitli, both on Theatre to that of Drury Lane, we cannot be stage and off, was equally respected. precisely say. Mr. Smith married early He
married early He once since his retirement periorined in life to a lady of a voble family, and lived at Drury Lane Theatre, as an act of friend. in a style suited to his situation, caressed ship to his old friend King, at his benetit, by the public, and respected by his friends. in which lie played the part of Charles