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(JAN. ous as introductions to her new friends. rited and noble ; passionate in the Miss Brunton's reception was there- passionate scenes, and tender in the fore flattering, and her performance more gentle : but Romeo is not a chainteresting ; though we think comedy racter at all adapted either to elevate, and cheerfulness far more suited to or to fix Mr. Macready's fame. Romeo her abilities than tragedy and trouble. is the spirit of a lighter spbere, and Her name, and the recollections it fondness, and luxury, and love, must must excite, will then be still more yield the mastery to the sterner pa: strongly in her favour; and she 'will, sions of fearless ambition, enthusiwe hope, consider us neither un- astic daring, and desperate villiany. friendly, nor, what is perhaps much Jones's sudden indisposition gave the worse, ungallant, in recommending part of Mercutio to Abbott, who susher immediate exchange of tears for iained it very creditably on the spur trising. Macready's Romeo was spi- of the moment.
97. Two Gentlemen of Veropa-Ditto.
2. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
SURREY THEATRE. On the evening of the 26th of taken as a whole, is a highly inteDecember last commenced the win- resting performance. Most of the ter season of this Theatre, with three characters are well sustained, and highly successful new pieces, which as a strong reinforcement of the comwere, however, very speedily super- pany, Mrs. Glover, late of Drury-lane, seded by the production of a Melo- made her debût here as the wild and drame founded on the novel of the wondrous Norna. This is a part, bowPirate. Mr. T. Dibdin's fame for ever, which, like all the other similar rapid dramatic adaptations of this creations of it's gifted author, is far nature, rests upon a much surer ba- more effective in the closet than on sis than even our praise, and we may the stage.
The almost unearthly awe therefore spare our eulogy. As an and mystery which cast their spells analysis of the work, it is certainly around her while we read, are
in far preferable to the Drury-lane ver- great degree dissipated in the theasion, as embracing more of the cha- tre, however powerfully supported in racters and incidents of the original; the representation, and whatever taand being less tedious in it's scenes lents may be enlisted to embody the of recapitulation, and story-telling. design. Mrs. Glover was throughout By commencing it's narrative earlier, most energetic and impressive, and also, more of interest is thrown around though rather too enbonpoint to the principal personages, and a clearer“ ride the whirlwind,” she looked insight given into the succeeding de- and spake as if well able to tails. The introduction of Triptole. the storm." Another new mus, Babie, and Swertha, affords a matic Burletta, entitled, “Sir Arthur; comic relief to the more dolorous part or, the Irish Chief," has since been of the proceedings; and though we equally successful; and much more will not deny our ability to suggest attractive novelty is in active
preseveral improvements, it certainly, paration.
COURT OF ALDERMEN. householder according to the meaning of .i
the said "Act, inasmuch as he resided
wholly in the Ward of Cornhill, and AT the Court of Aldermen held this merely occupied premises in Langbourn day at Guildhall, was heard and deter. Ward, as a manufactory only, and had mined the appeals of persons elected to procured himself to be relieved from the serve the offices of Inquestment and Con- payment of certain rates, upon the ground sable, and the Lord Mayor was requested that those premises were not used as a to issae precepts for Wardınotes to be dwelling-house. The petition then prayed holden for the election of others in lieu of that his election should be declared void, t we discharged. The presentinents of and that Robert Haswell, the candidate the Inqnests of nuisances, encroachments,
next upon the poll, should be declared and con-freemen, were laid before the duly elected in his stead, or that the Court, and the Aldermen of the respective Court would make such order thereon as Wards were requested to enquire into they might see fit. them, and the Chamberlain directed to
A counter petition from Mr. Wiltshire sammon and prosecute such as refused to denied that any such Act existed, as that take up their freedom.
stated by the petitioners ; that he had The petition against the return of Mr. been thirty years a citizen and inhabitant Thomas Wiltshire, a Common Councilman of Langbonra Ward, and a Common for the Ward of Laogbourn, was adjourned Councilinan for that Ward since the year to the next Court; and the election of 1810, without any objection being taken Mr. Cattley, as a Common Councilman for
to his eligibility ; that although he was an the Ward of Queenhithe, declared void inhabitant in Cornhill, yet he was also a on account of his not being a freeman, the householder in Langbourn Ward, and Lord Mayor being requested to issue his was ready and willing to pay all assesse, precept for a Wardmote to be holden for ments legally made upon him. the election of another in his room.
A petition from certain inhabitants was The usual orders for payment of salaries also read in support of Mr. Wiltshire's and bills due at Christmas were made. return, affirming that he had faithfully Commissioners for the Court of Reqnests served all ward offices, and satisfactorily for February and March were appointed ; represented the Ward in Common Council and the Court fixed the 2d of March next for eleven years. før Licensing the several Victuallers.
After some observations from Mr. Nora ton, on the part of Mr. Wiltshire, and
from Mr. Bolland, for the petitioners, : COURT OF ALDERMEN.
discussion took place, during which
strangers were excluded. The arguments TUESDAY, JANUARY 22.
of Counsel on either side, were subse. At the Court of Aldermen held this day, quently continued until a late hour, when petitions were presented from the Coal the Court adjourned to Friday, January Meters' Men, for their wages being con- 25th, on which day the discussion was re. tínued as heretofore ; also from sundry sumed, and when the Court declared the Fellowship Porters, praying to be em- election of Mr. Wiltshire to be void, and ployed in the delivery ot' coal ships in pre. the Lord Mayor's precept was ordered ference of non-freemen, which were re. for a new election. ferred to the Committee for General Pur. poses.
A Petition, signed by fifteen inhabi. tants of Langbourn Ward, against the election of Thomas Wiltshire as one of the
THURSDAY, JAN. 24. , Common Council of that Ward, was read, This day a Court of Common Council stating that by an Order of Common was held for the despatch ot' business; Coaneil, passed in the year 1716, inhabi- when tast householders only were declared Mr. Savage brought forward a question eligible for that office ; that the said Tho- of privilege, relative to a deposit of mo. Rus Wiltshire was got an inhabitant, ney for procuring the office of sea-coal.
COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL,
meter; during which discussion strangers Report for raising the remainder of the were excluded for nearly two hours, monies for the completion of the present until it was agreed to refer the business engagements, by reason of the Improveto a Committee.
ment at St. Martin's-le-grand; which was The Report of the Committee for con- agreed to. veying to the Postmaster-General the The Improvement Committce delivered grounds intended for the new Post-Office, in a Report for the immediate proceeding was read, recommending that the Seal of with the Court of Requests and Courts of the City should be affixed to the said con- Justice, which the Court agreed to, and veyance, as provided by Act of Par- empowered the Committee to carry the liament, which was ordered.
'same into effect. The Court appointed Mr. Edward Eyton, The Coal and Corn Comiittee made a of Cornhill Ward, a Governor of Christ's Report on the subject of Tithes claimed Hospital; and Mr. John Forster, of Dow- for the Corn-office in Tower-street, which gate Ward, a Governor of Bartholomew's was referred to the Special Conmittee, Hospital, in the room of Messrs. Vander- relative to Tithes in London, to consider com and Pearson, not now in Common and report; and the same Committee also Council.
presented a Report, on the petition of The Bill for the better regulations of the Coal-whippers, relative to the impoFellowship Porters was read a third sitions practised on them, which was time; and passed into a law as an Act for ordered to be printed, and a copy sent to the Court.
each Member. The Gaol Expences Committee made a
morial distinctions are set forth in the This Gazette notified his Majesty's per- painting annexed to the royal warrant ; mission to Lieutenant-colonel Michael provided the same be first duly exempliM‘Creagh, to wear the insignia of the fied according to the laws of arms, and Portuguese order of the Tower and
recorried in the Herald's Office, otherSword.
wise his Majesty's said licence and espe
cial mark of his royal favour to be void WHITEHALL, DEC. 22.
and of none effect. The King has been pleasel, by war- And also to command, that the said rant under his royal signet and sign ma- royal concession and declaration be regisnual, bearing date the 17th day of De- tered in his Majesty's College of Arms. cember instant, to grant onto John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, Esq. eldest son and heir apparent of Major-General the Right EMIGRATION TO ENGLISH CO. Honourable Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, Pri
Colonial Department, London, that, in order to perpetuate the remem
January, 1822. brance of his having been graciously ap- Engniries and applications having been pointed by his Majesty to receive from addressed to the Colonial Department, his royal hands the falcons, presented by respecting emigration to his Majesty's his Grace the Duke of Atholl, as Lord of foreign possessions, it has been deemed the Isle of Man, to his Majesty, at the convenient, with a view to the information banquet in Westminster Hall, upon the and guidance of individuals interested in memorable occasion of the august solem- this subject, to state, that, nity of his Royal Coronation upon the 19th 1stly. Persons are not provided with day of July last, he, the said John Arthur passages, at the public expense, to any Douglas Bloomfield, Esq. and his de. of his Majesty's settlements. scendants, may henceforth bear to his 2dly. Persons proceeding at their own and their armorial ensigns, the honourable expense to North America and the Cape auginentation following ; viz.
of Good Hope, and desirous of settling escutcheon, in the centre chief point, an there, require no previons authority from arm, vested in the babit of a falconer, his Majesty's Secretary of State to enable supporting a falcon imperially crowned"; them to obtain grants of lands, the Goverand for a crest of honourable augmenta- nors of those settlements being fully emtion, “A like arm, supporting a falcon, powered to assign lands to applicants, also imperially crowneu"; as the said ar- proportioned to the means which they ac
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taally possess for bringing them into a
SATURDAY, JAN. 12.* state of cultivation. The extent of those
WHITEHALL, JAN. 9. grants must depend upon their quality,
The King has been pleased to direct position, and other circumstances, wbich letters putent to be passed under the can only be ascertained in the colony. idiy. Persons desirous of settling in Margaess and Duke of the United King
Great Seal, for granting the diguities of a New South Wales or Van Diemen's Land, dom of Great Britain and Ireland to must be provided with the sanction of his
Richard Marquess of Buckingham, Knight Majesty's Secretary of State ; and this of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, can only be obtained upon written appli- and the heirs male come mig body lawfully cation, accompanied by references to two begotten, by the names, stiles, and titles or more respectable persons, as to the of Marquess of Chandos and Duke of character of the applicant, and the extent Buckingham and Chandos. et his capital, which musí amount to five hundred pounds at the least.
WITEHALL, JAN. 12.
letters patent to be passed under the TC ESDAY, JAN, I, 1822.
Great Seal of that part of the United DUBLIN-CASTLE, DEC, 29, 1821. Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland The Marquis Wellesley, who embarked called Ireland, granting to George Thoat Holyhead, at ten o'clock A.M. the mas John Earl of Westmeath, and to the 29th instant, arrived in the harbour of beirs male of his body lawfully begotten, Howth at five o'clock the same evening; the dignity of a Marquess of that part of and ibis day his Lordship, upon entering the said United Kingdom called Ireland, Dublin, was received by the Lord Mayor, by the name, stile, and title of Marquess Aldermen, Sheriff, and Commons of the of Westmeath. City of Dublin.
The King has also been pleased to diHis Lordship, attended by a squadron rect letters patent to be passed under the of dragoons, proceeded to the Castle, Great Seal of that part of the said United and, the Council having assembled at two Kingdom called Ireland, granting to o'clock, was introduced in form to his Francis Viscount Killmorey, and the Excelency Earl Talbot, who received him heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, sitting under the canopy of state in the the dignities of a Viscount and Earl of that Prevence Chamber, from wlience a pro- part of the said United Kingdom called ression was made in the usual state to the Ireland, by the names, stiles, and titles Council Chamber. The Council sitting, of Viscount of Newry and Morne, in the bis Lordship’s commission being read, county of Down, and Earl of Killmorey, and the oaths administered to him, his in the Queen's County. Lordship was invested with the collar of The King has also been pleased to di. the most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick, rect letters patent to be passed under the and received the sword of state from the Great Seal of that part of the said United Fari Talbot.
Kingdom called Ireland, granting to His Excellency afterwards repaired to Henry Stanley Viscount Monck, and the the Presence Charober, and received the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, compliments of the Nobility and other the dignity of an Earl of that part of the persons of distinction, upon his safe ar said United Kingdom called Ireland, by rival, and taking upon hin the Govern. the name, stile, and title of Earl of went of Ireland.
The King has also been pleased to di. FOREIGN-OFFICE, JAN. 1, 1822.
rect letters patent to be passed under the The King has been pleased to appoint Great Seal of that part of the said United Thomas Fonblanque, Esq. to be his
Majes. Kingdom called Ireland, granting to ty's Cousul at Konigsberg, Memel, and William Viscount Ennismore, and the Pillag, and all other ports and places in
heirs male of his body, lawfully begotten, the province of East Prussia.
the dignity of an Earl of that part of the The King has also been pleased to ap
said United Kingdom called Ireland, by poiut Samuel Gregory Marshall, Esq. to the name, stile, and title of Earl Lisbe his Majesty's Consul at Calais, and all towel, of Listowel, in the county of other ports and places in the depart- Kerry. ments of the North, the Straits of Calais,
The King has also been pleased to di. and the Somme.
rect letters patent to be passed under the The King has also been pleased to ap
Great Seal of that part of the said United priet Langford Heyland, Esq. to be his Kingdom, called Ireland, granting to M jesty's Consul at Ostend.
Richard Viscount Mount Earl, and the The King has been pleased to approve heirs male of his body, lawfully begotten, of Don Antonio Salinas to be Consul at the dignities of a Viscount and Earl of Malta for the King of the Spains.
that part of the said United Kingdom Eur. Mag. Vol. $1. Jan. 1822.
called Ireland, by the names, stiles, and Kingdom called Ireland, granting to titles of Viscount Adare and Earl ot' Dun- Wm. Lord Castlemaine, and the heirs male raven and Mount Earl.
of his body lawtilly begotten, the dignity The King has also been pleased to di- of a Viscount of that part of the said l'uted rect letters patent to be passed under the Kingdom called Ireland, by the name, Great Seal of that part of the said United stile, and title of Viscount Castlemaine.
MONTHLY MEMORANDA. THE Secretary to the SOCIETY of ('ONSECRATION OF THE ROYAL CA. GUARDIANS for the PROTECTION PEL, BRIGHTON.-This Chapel, founded of TRADE, by a Circular has informed by his Majesty, was consecrated on Tuesthe Members thereot, that a Person day, January 1st, by the Bishop of Chicalling himself by the different names of chester. It's exterior is simple and ele
WuLIAM SALMON, JOHN SMITHI, and gunt, and the Chapel is fitted up in a THOMAS Newton, has been recently ne- style of suitable magnificence. The pulgotiating, in the neighbourhood of Wands- pit and reading-desk were richly covered worth and Mitcham, checques so signed with crimson velvet, and the communionupon Messrs. Henry Hoare and Co. and table decorated with similar costliness. upon Messrs. Smith, Payne, and Smith, The gallery is chastely and beautitully bankers, London ; neither of which houses painted, and was occupied by the gentlehave any account with the drawer. He men and choristers of his Majesty's Chahas also passed some forged Bank of pel Royal, St. James's. England notes.
At the opposite extremity, and separate The Secretary is also desired to state, from the aisle, is the space assigned to that
the Sovereign and his suite, into which Andrew Thomson, (so frequently men- his Majesty entered at about half-past tioned) now carries on the business of a eleven o'clock. The curtains placed beCommission Agent, in Philpot-lane ; and fore that portion of the Chapel were that
then thrown aside, and in the centre disRICHARD HOLT, of No. 2, Broken covered the King, dressed in a rich blue Wharf, Upper Thames-street, has lately uniform. His Majesty, we are gratified taken a Wharf, No. 19, Paddington : and to say, appeared in excellent health, and the Members are particnlarly requested was most unremitting in his attention to not to confonnd the above person with the service which followed. Mr. Holt, of the respectable firm of Holts The Bishop, his Chaplains, the Preacher, and Kenworthy, who have for many years the officiating Minister, and other Clergy, been Wharfingers at the Wharf, No. 1, then passed through the middle aisle to Paddington.
the communion-table, repeating, alterAlso, that the following persons ; viz, nately, the six first verses of the 21th William Loding and Co.
psalm,- the remaining verses by the H. Leving and Co. Liverpool, and choir.
THOMAS BERRY, No. 2, Park Street, After which the Bishop and his ChapGrosvenor Square, are connected with lains went within the rails; the officiating
JAMES Evans, No. 4, Staining Lane; Minister to the desk, and the preacher J. SALMON and Co. of the same place ; near to the pulpit. The Bishop, sitting in J. GRAY; and with Richard Coster, of his chair, received the King's mandate No. 3, Bridgewater Square, Barbican, and for the consecration of the Chapel, which of the above No. 4, Staining Lane; all he placed on the communion-table, and frequently mentioned ; and that their the usual prayers at the Consecration of Names appear upon a Bill made payable a Chapel then followed, after which, the at a Banker's, who knows nothing of the act of Consecration was read by the Acceptor.
Chancellor, and signed by the Bishop, And that a person, calling himself and ordered to be registered, and was JOHN Nixon, Esq. and representing laid on the table. himself to be an half-pay Officer, and liv- The Minister then read the service, exing in the county of Wicklow in Ireland, cept where it was otherwise directed. lately obtained a sum of money from a The 81th, 122d, and 132d Psalms being Member of the Society, by pretending chaunted by the Choir. that he had received a letter of introdoc. The Lessons and Collects followed, and tion from a friend in Dublin, but that he the officiating Minister then passed on to had lost it when the ship was wrecked in the General Thanksgiving.
The prayer his passage from Ireland ; for which mo- for the Kivg, as the founder, being said, ney he gave a bill on a Dublin Banker, the officiating Minister concluded with ilie who, as well as the friend in that city, is prayer of St. Chrysostom, and the Blesfound to know no such person. He is sing. The Communion Service liaving now lodging at the Ship, Charing Cross. been read, the Epistle and Gospel fol.