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King's Departure for Scotland.His Majesty's arrival at Greenwich Hospital was announced by the firing of a gun, and the Royal Standard was immediately hoisted at the top of the Governor's house. When his Majesty came out of the Hospital and appeared at the landing place, he gracefully bowed to his subjects, immediately descended to the Royal barge, and was rowed alongside the Royal George; the bands of music on board the State barges playing God save the King. On his Majesty's arrival on board the Royal Yacht, he was received with three cheers and the Royal Standard hoisted. The Comet steam vessel took the Royal Yacht in tow, and proceeded down the river, accompanied by the Lord Mayor in the city state barge, and the Merchant Tailors' and Goldsmiths' Companies in their barges, which were followed by an immense number of vessels and boats. Pleasure boats without number, and every steam vessel on the River, seemed to be in a state of active requisition. The Hero steam boat had a company on board that, in point of number, exceeded any thing ever witnessed. The Swiftsure, Venus, Eagle, and Comet, steam boats, were occupiedwith very large companies. The venerable Earl St. Vincent, as senior Admiral of the Red, was in attendance at Greenwich at a very early hour. The spectacle of the embarkation was altogether a brilliant one. The fineness of the weather, the river covered with vessels of all kinds, gaily decorated and filled with well-dressed people, the concourse of spectators that filled every place where a view of the scene could be obtained, the costumes of the Greenwich pensioners, the soldiers and marines assembled on duty, presented a lively picture to the eye. Eur. Mag. Vot. 82.
The Isle of Dogs, usually so deserted and so sombre, displayed a moving mass of animation. The acclamations were loud and reiterated when the King appeared. A great number of Noblemen's and Gentlemen's cutters had made a rendevous at Greenwich, equipped for sea. Of these fast-sailing boats it was supposed that a fleet of at least a hundred sail attended the Royal squadron.
The preparations for the contraction and other judicious alterations before the curtain of Drury-lane Theatre are commenced; to complete which, the erection of the scaffolding is estimated at an expense of at least £500.
At the late sale of the property of his Royal Highness the Duke of York, very little was actually sold, and the amount of the two days' sale of what was sold and bought in is about 140,0951
On Thursday last, being the anniversary of the opening of the Regent's Canal, a numerous party of the Directors, Proprietors, and their Friends, inspected the Canal from Limehouse to the City-road Basin, where they afterwards dined at the Macclesfield Arms. The party were much gratified with the progress making in the formation of new works establishing on various parts along the banks of the Canal, and with the increasing activity of business throughout its whole line.
Absentees. It will scarcely be credited by those, who have no means of knowing the circumstance, that there are from 100,000 to 150,000 English and Irish people of property living in different parts of the Continent. Whole towns are absolutely peopled by them. In Paris, the Duke of Hamilton, with the Earls of Stair and Fife, at an expense to themselves, or rather to their country, of 100,000l. per annum, lead
the fashion to about 20,000 English persons, of a mixed character, at Versailles. Mr. Robert Williams, the Member for Carnarvonshire, with his numerous and amiable family, and several titled persons, have, for some years, taken up their residence in the neighbourhood of Geneva. There are 1,500 English families with the Duke of Leeds at the head, the Marchioness of Bute, and many distinguished nobles of both sexes, at Rome. Lord Montford has lived some time near Bordeaux, surrounded by about 2,000, one half of whom are small fundholders, and one half Irish of 3007, to 4007. per annum,
when they can get their rents paid. At Tours there is a select corps of about 4,000, who pride themselves upon their family connexions in the United Kingdom. At Boulogne there are 6,000 English, 4,000 of whom are entitled to some compassion, being half-pay officers, who cannot live without wine, Prince Leopold very naturally expends his 50,000l. a-year in Germany. At Brussels the English and Irish congregate, and there is scarcely a town or village in France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Italy, in which they are not to be found.
The Countess of Jersey, Berkeley-square
Mre. Alexander Nicholson, Sidmouth, Devon
Lady of Sir Ulysses Burgh, M.P. York-street,
Mrs. Briggs, Lincoln's-inn-fields
Mrs. Doctor Boyton, York-st. St. James's-sq. Mrs. Mooney, Hanover-st. Hanover-sq.
Mrs. J. G. Crickitt, Lower Tooting
Mrs. Winter, Clapham-cominou
Mrs. Briggs, Lincoln's-inn-fields
Mrs. G. Gordon, Denmark-hill, Surrey
Lady Copley, Georges-street, Hanover-sq.
MARRIAGES IN AND NEAR THE MÉTROPOLIS.
Arnold, Rev, J. W. esq. Northampton, to
Baker, Mr. S. Andover, to
Cox, Miss A. Russel-st. Russel-sq. Barnard, Capt. 71st Light Infantry, to
Porter, Miss C. Rockbeare-house, Devon
Barker, R. esq. Tavistock-st. Bedford-sq. to
Bensley, Miss Ann, Clapham-rise, Surrey
Browne. Peter Esq. M. P. to
Puget, Miss C. H. Herts
Bright, Dr. Richard, Bloomsbury-sq. to
Cartwright, W, , esq. Captain 10th Hussars, to
Plumptre, Miss L. Claypole, Kent
Chamberlayne, S. B. esq. Rycs, Essex, to
Clark, G. esq. Sion-place, Isleworth, to
Coversdale, J. esq. Gray's-inn, to
Clarke, Miss S. Bedford-row
Cook, R. esq. R. A. to
Waddilove, Miss S. Elizabeth
Cook, C. esq. Lower Kennington-green, to
Crow, T. C. esq. Seven Oaks, Kent, to
Devon, C. Esq. Lower Seymour-st. to
Scott, Miss H. C. Bedford, same county
Waldie, Miss C. A. Hendersyde Park, Roxbo. Elkins, E. esq. Guildford, Surry, to Davis, Miss F. Judd-pl. East, New-rd. Fyfe. J. esq. Streatham, to
Swainson, Miss E. M. Kennington
Blew, Miss S. P. Warwick-st. Pall Mall
Haythorne, Rev. J. to
Poore, Miss A. G, Rushall, Wilts,
Hornby, T. esq. St. Swithin's-lane. to
Grimani, Miss, Lee, Kent
Hustler, T. esq. Acklam Hall, Yorkshire to Wells, Miss E. F. E. of Demarara, West Ind. Isaac, G. F. esq. Ashwick-house, Glouces. to Fromow, Miss Elizabeth. Isle of Wight Jaffray, W. esq. Montague-st, to
Kelly, relict of the late Col. Kelly Lloyd, Rev. Charles D. D. to
Stapleton, Miss M. H. Thorpe Lee, Surry Long, Henry Esq, Hampton Lodge, Surry, to Walpole, Lady Catherine Mackenzie, W. es. 3d Dragoons, to Anderson, Miss Justina Milner, J. esq. Canterbury, to Buckhurst, Miss Sarah Pasquir, E. J. esq. London, to
Betham. Mrs. late of Negapatam, East-Ind.
Penn, Mr. R. Cressingham, Norfolk, to
Churchill, Lady Caroline Spencer
Robinson, Mr. J. A. to
Hardy, Miss M. A. Bignell, Enfield Rogers, F. N. esq. Ramscombe-house, Wilts, Yea, Miss J. E. Taunton
Rowson, Mr. John, Acre-lane, Clapham, to Neck, Miss Harriet. Reading
Sandys, H. C. esq. Captain Bengal estab. to
Savage, T. esq. Midsomer, Norton, to
Egan, Miss M. Usage-house, Herts Simpson, Rev. T. W. Thurnscoe, Yorksh. to Welsh, Miss Mary, Harley-st
Smart, Rev. N. Trewitt-house, Northum. to Groombridge, Miss M. S. Blackheath Somerset, Lord Granville, to
Smith, the Hon. Emily
Travers, J. esq. Highbury Grove, to
Dawson, Miss E. Kennington Common Welsh, Henry, Esq. Bromley Common. to Thornton, Miss A. Springfield Grove, Sussex Wharton, Rev, T. St. John's Wood, to
Rose, Miss C. M. Crookam, Newbury Welland, F. esq. Hon. E. I. Com. Service, to Corfield, Miss S. Wilton House, Taunton Witherby, Mr. R. St. John's Coll. Camb. to Hale, Miss E. Petworth, Sussex.
DEATHS IN AND NEAR THE METROPOLIS.
Alcock, J. esq. Roehampton-Allison, Mrs. J. Arundel-st. Strand-Atwood, A. esq. Worcestershire.
Bazet, Mrs. Sarah, C. Portland-pl.-Brown, Miss Anne Lubbock, St. James's-pl.-Beardmore, Mrs. John, Bolton-st. Piccadilly-Butler, Mr. William, Hackney, 74-Blair, the Lady of Lieutenant-Gen. Sir Robert-Burges, Mrs. C. Bristol-Bourdillon, Mr. Great Russell-st. Covent Garden-Bunney, William, esq. Coventry, 85-Bodkin. Mrs. S. Northampton-sq.-Brooshooft, Mr. H. Deputy Marshall King's Bench Prison-Bayley, Rev. E. S. Brampton Grove Bruckwood, J. esq. Croydon, 79-Brown, Miss A. L. St. James's-place.
Chamberlaine, Mr. Surgeon, Aylesbury-stCurtis, Mrs. S. Hackney-Coombe, Rev. T. D. D. Hertford-st-Corbyn, Mrs. Hannah, Holborn-Chaplin, Mrs. Bishop, Stortford-Cunliffe, R. esq. Blackburn, Lancashire-Chilow, Wm. esq. Camden-st, 66-Crosbie, relict of the late Wm. esq. Liverpool-Clark, John, esq. 'Barnsley, Yorkshire.
Drinkald, Mr. S. Beer-lane, Tower-st. 33.Dixon, Mr. James, Strand-Deane, Mr. Wm. Canonbury, 70-Dominicus, Mrs. Lucy, Court Lodge, East Farleigh-Dent, C. E. esq. Herts,
Eades, George, esq. Grove Crescent, Camber well-Earle, Thomas esq. Liverpool-Edgell, Mrs. Hippie, Beckington, Somerset-Ellison, J. M. London, 41.
Falkland, Viscountess, Vauxhall-Freeman, Joseph, esq. Birmingham-Fisher, Mrs. Yarmouth, Norfolk-Fox, Mrs. Lane, Braham-park, Yorkshire.
Gantskell, Mrs. Henry, New Kent-rd-Godfrey, Rev. Phillip, Hertfordshire-Gaisford, T. esq. Westbury, Wilts, 81-Grubb, Mr. Phillip, Cornhill, 65-Gunthorpe, Miss Hampton-court -Gray, W. esq. Doncaster-Grimshaw, J. esq. Manchester, 84.
Hugford, Miss Sarah, Montague-street, Portman-square-Henshaw, W. esq. Bexley, Kent. 100-Harris, Mrs. C. Hackney-Herley, C. esq. - Lavender hill, Surry, 51-Hale, Mr. Samuel, Sidmouth-Harris, Miss M. A. Kentish-town, 22 -Hoy, Mrs. Hannah, Midenbury-house, Hants -Harby, Rich. esq. Alford Line, 64-Hutchin
son, Mr. C.Cavendish-sq.-Hitchings, H. E. esq. Oxford, 41-Hoare, H. V. esq. Mitcham-grove. Jeyes, Mr. Richard, Upper Thames-streetJones, R. esq. Helston, Cornwall.
Kent, Mrs. Frances, Highbury-Kidman, Mrs. B. Margate-Kelty, Dr. Cambridge.
Londonderry, Marquis of, North Cray-Lockley, G. F. esq. Half-moon-st.-Lee, John, esq. M. D. Bath-Littlehales, Rev. R. Lopham, Norfolk-Leighton, E. esq. Cheltenham.
Moore, Mrs. Stephen, Sloane-street-Mayb, Rev. James, Wiltshire. 66-Mules, Rey. J. H. Ilminster Metcalfe. Sir T. J. bart. Fern-hill, Berkshire, 39-Morrell, Charles, esq. Salop.
Nisbet, Wm. H. esq. Balhaven-Nash, Miss -Elizabeth, Farringdon, Berkshire.
Oldfield, Thomas H. B. esq. 67—Osborn, Mrs. Tavistock-place, 66.
Pegge, Christopher, esq. M. D. Oxford, 85 Pemberton, Dr. Fredville, Kent-Provost, Mrs. Tisbury, Wilts Page, Wm. esq. Gosport.
Richards, John, esq. Brick-fane, Spitalfields, 42-Reynolds, Mr. A. H. Clapton-square.
St. John, Andrews, Lieutenant William, R.N. -Southby, Mrs. Charles, Walworth-Slaughter, Mrs. Edward, Edmonton-Scrivenor, Mrs, H. Clapham, 51-Swanton, reliet of the late Admiral-Smith, Mrs. Wm. Fulwood Lodge, Lancashire Stuart, Wm. esq. CheltenhamStevens, Miss A. B. youngest daughter of Rear
Townsend,Rev. E. Bray, Berkshire-Tattershall, Rev. Thomas, Ledsham, Yorkshire, 26--Thomas, Mr. H. Tewkesbury, 24-Thompson, P. esq. Northam, Herts, 75-Townsend, Anne, youngest daughter of Lord John.
Van der Nunburg, George, Stamford, Baron Northamptonshire, 72,
William, John, esq. Hatton-garden, 77-Wadmore, Mr. James, Cadogan-place, 93-Williamson, Mr. J. G. Wandsworth, 45-Worth, widow of the late Mr. James, Trump-street, 63-Weatherby, Mr. G. Oxenden-street-Wyatt, R. esq. Courtweek-house, Sussex. 66-Whately, William, esq. Birmingham, 60-Warriner, G. esq. Oxfordshire-Wilson, Francis, esq. Worcestershire Winter,T. B. esq. Herts-Wright, Lady A. M. daughter of the Earl of Coventry.
A labourer's wife, who was reaping in a field with her husband, near Reading, was suddenly taken ill, went home, and was shortly afterwards delivered of four boys, all still born.
John H. Hall, Esq. L.L.B. has been admitted into the Fellowship at Trinity Hall, vacated by the marriage of G. Bankes, Esq. M.P.
A meeting of the Ladies in the town and neighbourhood of Derby was lately held at the Town-hall, for the purpose of forwarding the benevolent plan of providing cloathing for the suffering Irish.
Upwards of seventy Barristers attended the late Devon Assizes. There was produced in Court, and handed about as a great curiosity, the brief, the only brief, that Devonshire ever afforded to the great William Pitt, who once, at least, travelled that circuit. His notes on its margin, and the signature to his fee, attracted much notice. The green cloth which then covered the Court table, and on which he inscribed his name, is also preserved there, as an interesting relic.
At Dorchester Assizes, there were but five briefs produced altogether not one for each dozen of the Barristers in attendance.
The Editor of the Durham Chronicle has been found guilty of a libel against the Clergy, residing in and near the City of Durham, and the Suburbs thereof, but has been acquitted of the charge of having published a libel on the whole establishment of the Church.
At the Annual Hop Meeting, held at Castle Heddington, little business has been done. One parcel only of the new crop, of half a ton, was disposed of at 74s. 6d. Several other lots offered were bought in at 90s. The Rev. P. Strachan, Rector of Mile End, near Colchester, has reduced his tithes in some instances from eight to three shillings per acre.
Wantage Wool Fair presented a large supply of that article, chiefly down; before the close of the evening the fair was completely cleared, there having been sold upwards of 500 tods of wool. The following prices were obtained: Leicester, 26s. to 28s. per tod; Down, 30s. to 328., while a few samples of Down, crossed with Merino, fetched 36s. per tod.-Plaistow-Lodge, near Bromley, the residence and property of the Hon. Hugh Lindsay, comprising one hundred and twenty-six acres of freehold land, and a splendid mansion, built by the late Mr. Thelluson, for his own residence, at an expense of £40,000. has been lately sold for £17,800.—In the six months from January to June, 1822, 37,374 bundles of paper, manu. factured in Maidstone and its immediate neighbourhood, have been sent from Maidstone down the Medway. Besides this, a considerable quantity has been sent by land in every direc
On the 31st ult. Liverpool experienced a very serious storm of hail, and, what is much more extraordinary at this season of the year, a considerable quantity of snow fell immediately afterSir George T. Staunton, Bart, of wards. In a short time, the surroundLeigh Park, has returned, at his last ing country presented the appearance. audit day, 25 per cent. to his tenants. of the depth of winter.We learn, -At Alresford fair there were nearly that a small establishment for the ma50,000 sheep and lambs penned.nufacture of silk goods has been formed Buyers were numerous, and all the
LEICESTERSHIRE. The Rev. S. L. Noble has been promoted to the rectory of Frowlesworth.
The Rev. George Mason, of Cuckney, returned his tenants, at Bransby, 20 per cent. at his late rent day.Earl Fortescue, in order to enable his Lincolnshire tenantry to meet the present times, has returned to his Tattershall tenants 40, and to his Billingboro' te-There is now nants 35 per cent.
living at East Kirby, in this county, a man aged seventy eight years, who has had but one wife; he is father, grandfather, and great grandfather to seventy-eight children.It is understood that there never was so much business 'doiug in the wool as at this time. Lincolnshire is full of Yorkshire agents seeking to make purchases. The price has in consequence advanced.
-The Rev. J. H. Monk has been promoted to the cathedral church of Peterborough and living of Fiskerton.
At Usk monthly market a very fine milking cow was sold for 45s. which, a few years ago, would have fetched 111. Fine fat cows, worth, ten years ago, 241, and 251. were sold for 71. and sl. Fat pigs, 12 to 14 lb. per quarter, fit for Bristol porkers, were sold for 8s. each. Sheep were offered equally low, but found no buyers.
A piece of land near the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, has been lately sold by auction at the enormous rate of 17241. 16s. 8d. per acre.The Rev. John Cubitt, M.A. has been instituted to the rectory of Overstrand, and the Rev. John Neville White has been licensed to the perpetual curacy of Great Plumstead.
Sir John H. Thorold, Bart. has lately made the liberal reduction of 20 per cent. on the rents due at ady Day, with an actual reduction of 2 per cent. upon their future payments.-The Rev. John Miller, M.A. fellow of Worcester college, Oxford, has been presented to the rectory of Benefield.
At the monthly meeting of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New castle, it was agreed to purchase the celebrated Wycliff Museum, late in the possession of George Allen, Esq.
-A whale of the spermaceti kind has been lately driven on shore at Cresswell, and killed by the inhabitants of that place. The following are the dimensions of it;-Length from nose to tail was sixty-one feet; the
At Shepton Mallet fair there has been a larger supply of cattle than has been known for many years past, which sold at advanced prices.
A treading mill is erecting in Stafford county gaol, and will employ about thirty men. If this discipline becomes general as is expected, it will prove highly beneficial not only to the morals, but to the reformation of such abandoned persons as might have expected to spend their days in a prison in ease and idleness.
There is now growing in the garden of the Marquis of Hertford, at Sudbouru Hall, a cucumber, of the snake kind, which measures six feet nine inches in length.
The treading mill recently erected at Lewes house of correction, is daily effecting a diminution of crime, particularly of vagrancy, in this county. The Rev. J. Young has been preferred to the vicarage of Heathfield.
The Rev. S. W. Perkins, A. M. of Wadham college, Oxford, has been inducted to the rectory of Stockton. The Rev. Wm. R. Bedford, A. M. of the university of Oxford, has been lately inducted to the rectory of Sutton Coldfield.The Right Hon. the Earl of Aylesbury has been appointed deputy lieutenant of this county by the Earl of Warwick, the new lord lieutenant. -Lord Bagot has ordered all arrears of rent to be struck off his steward's books.