Page images
PDF
EPUB

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 sphere, 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 pas strongly in her favour; and she 'will, sions of fearless ambition, enthusi we 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 tained it very creditably on the spur triling. Macready's Romeo was spi of the moment,

PERFORMANCES.

1881,
Dec. 96. Virginius--Harlequin and Mother Bunch.

97. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
88. Exile-Ditto.
29. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.

31. Exile-Ditto.
1894.
Jan. 1. Rob Roy Macgregor-Ditto.

2. Two Gentlemen of Verona--Ditto.
3. Exile-Ditto.
4. Hamlet-Ditto.
$. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
7. Beggar's Opera-Two Pages of Frederick

the Great-Ditto.
8. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
9. Comedy of Errors-Ditto.
10. Exile - Ditto,

1899.
Jan. 11. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
18. Beggar's Opera-Two Pages of Frederick

the Great.Ditto.
14, Exile-Ditto.
16. Rob Kny Macgregor-Ditto.
16. Two Gentlemen of Verona-Ditto.
17. Exile-Ditto.
18. Beggar's Opera-Two Pages of Frederick

the Great-Ditto.
19. Two Gentlemen of Verona--Ditto.
91. ExileDitto.
99. Rob Roy Macgregor-Ditto.
93. Beggar's Opera Two Pages of Frederick

the Grear-Ditto.
94. Romeo and Juliet-Ditto.
25. 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, wbich, 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 a far preferable to the Drury-lane ver- great degree dissipated in the theasion, as embracing more of the cha ire, however powerfully supported in Tacters 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 througbout 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 " direct tails. The introduction of Triptole- the storm." Another new. Melodramus, Babie, and Suertha, aflords 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.

CIVIC REGISTER.

1822,
Right Honourable CHRISTOPHER MAGNAY, LORD MAYOR.

WILLIAM VENABLES, ESQ. ALDERMAN ::} Sherifes.

COURT OF ALDERMEN. householder according to the meaning of i
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15.

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 Inquestinent 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 Wardmotes to be dwelling-house. The petition then prayed holden for the election of others in lieu of that his election should be declared void, trose discharged. The presentinents of and that Robert Haswell, the candidate the Inqnests of nuisances, encroachments,

next upon the poll, should be declared and non-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 Hards 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 Langbourn, was adjourned Councilman 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 bis not being a freeman, the householder in Langbourn Ward, and Lord Mayor being requested to issue his was ready and willing to pay all assess-, 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 asual 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. for Licensing the several Victuallers.

After some observations from Mr. Nor. ton, on the part of Mr. Wiltshire, and

from Mr. Bolland, for the petitioners, a COURT OF ALDERMEN, discussion took place, daring 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 beretofore ; 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 COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL, , 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 of business ; Coaneil, passed in the year 1716, inhabi- when last 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 mno. kids Wiltshire was not an inhabitant , ney for procuring the office of sea-coal.

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 Committee 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 Committee, Hospital, in the room of Messrs. Vander- relative to Tithes in London, to consiiler 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

MEMORANDA.

LONDON GAZETTES,
TUESDAY, DEC. 25, 1821.

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 recorded in the Herald's Office, otherSword.

wise his Majesty's said licence and espe

cial mark of his royal favour to be void WHITEHALL, EC. 22.

and of none effect. The King has been pleaseil, 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 unto Jobin Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, Esq. eldest son and heir apparent of Major-General the Right EMIGRATION TO ENGLISH CO. Honourable Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, Pri

LONIES. vate Secretary to his Majesty, Keeper of the Privy Purse, and Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, his royal licence and authority,

Colonial Department, London, that, in order to perpetuate the remem

January, 1822. brance of his having been graciously ap Enquiries 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 guilance 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 augmentation following ; viz. “ On an of Good Hope, and desirous of settling escutcheon, in the centre chief point, an there, require no previous authority from arm, vested in the habit 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 crowned"; as the said ar proportioned to the means which they ac

teally 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, which letters putent to be passed under the cau only be ascertained in the colony. zdiv. Persons desirous of settling in Marquess and Duke of the United King

Great Seal, for granting the dignities 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 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. of his capital, which must amount to five hundred pounds at the least.

WIUITEHALL, JAN. 12.
The King has been pleased to direct

letters patent to be passed under the TUESDAY, JAN, 1, 1822.

Great Seal of that part of the United DOBLIN-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 2xth instant, arrived in the harbour of beirs male of his body lawfully begotten, Houth 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 twó 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 whence a pro- part of the said United Kingdom called Cession 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 his 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 Earl Talbot.

Kingdom called Ireland, granting to His Excellency afterwards repaired to Keury 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 pensons 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 ment of Ireland.

Rathdown.

The King has also been pleased to di. FOREIGX-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. Kingilom called Ireland, granting to ty's Consul at Konigsberg, Memel, and William Viscount Ennismore, and the Pillaa, 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 Sanuel Gregory Marshall, Esq. to the name, stile, and title of Earl Lis. be bis 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 diand 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 print Langford Heyland, Esq. to be his Kingdom, called Ireland, granting to Mjesty'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 Lur, Mag. Vol. 81, Jan, 1822.

M

called Ireland, by the names, stiles, and Kingdom called Ireland, granting to titles of Viscount Adare and Eari ot' Dun- Wm. Lord Castlemaine, and the lieirs male raven aud Mount Earl.

of his body lawfully begotten, the dignity The King has also been pleased to di- of a Viscount of that part of the said Luited 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.

+

MONTULY MEMORANDA. THE Secretary to the SOCIETY of CONSECRATION OF THE ROYAL CA. GUARDIANS for the PROTECTION PEL, BRIGHTON.-This Chapel, formed 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 cle

WILLIAM SALMON, JOHN SMITH, and gant, 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 latelynniform. His Majesty, we are gratified taken a Wharf, No. 19, Paddington: and to say, appeared in excellent health, and the Members are particularly requested was most unremitting in his attention to not to confound 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. Jately 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 introduce 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 slip was wrecked in the General Thanksgiving. The prayer his passage from Ireland ; for which mo for the King, as the founder, being said, ney he gave a bill on a Dublin Banker, the officiating Minister concluded with tlie wbo, as well as the friend in that city, is prayer of St. Chrysostom, and the Blesfound to know uo such person. He is sing. The Communion Service liaving now lodging at the Ship, Charing Cross. been read, the Epistle and Gospel fol

« ՆախորդըՇարունակել »