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in a few minutes the constable desired the least mark of violence appeared on him to go away, and seek a lodging or the woman or the child. The prisoner sefreshment. He crawled to the corner made no material defence, except proteft. of Butcher hall-lane. The watchiman ing his innocence. The Jury found him on that beat brought two' patroles, who Guilty, and he was hanged on Monday, dragged him under the gateway of Pull- having confeflerl the fact. head-court, about a quarter past four ; The body of Foster, after execution, returning about five, they found him was subjefted to the Galvanic process, dead, and then carried him to the watch.. by Mr. Aldini, under the inspection of house. The filling was found in his Mr. Keate, Mr. Carpue, and several pocket.
other professional Gentlemer.-On the A young and remarkably small woman, firit application of the process to the named Solomon, residing in Ebenezer- face, the jaw of the deceased criminal square, Aldgate-ftreet, was a few days began to quiver, and the adjoining mul. fincedelivered of three children, who, with cles were horribly contorted, and one eye the mother, are likely to do well. It is actually opened. In the subsequent part fingular, that a woman, of the fame of the proces, the right hand was raised naine, in Sconey-lane, Whitechapel, was and clenched, and the legs and thighs a few days before delivered of four were set in motion. It appeared to many children.
of the bye-landers that the wretched man Williain Huff was indicted at the Old
was on the eve of being restored to life : Bailey, for defrauding Wm. Wood. the object of the experiment was, to low ridge of 6s. by felling him forged orders the excitability of the human frame when of admittance to Covent-Garden The. this animal electricity is duly applied. atre, ligned with the name of Mr.
in cases of drowning, suffocation, or Braham. The fact was clearly provedl, a poplexy, it promises to be of the utmost and the prisoner found Guilty; but, in ule by reviving the action of the lungs, consequence of the excellent character and thereby rekir.dling the expiring spark given him by Mr. Braham and Signora of vitality:-Disorders of the head, inštorace, he was sentenced only to an fanity, and several other cales to which imprisonment of 14 days.
Galvanism has been applied, were attended Galvanism.-Dr. Aldini lately ex- with complete succels. hibited at ihe house of Mr. Hunter fome curious experiments on the body of a dog
New Colony in New Holland Lieu.
tenant Colonel Collins, of the Royal newly killed. The head of the animal was cut off. The head and body were
Marines, late Judge Advocate of Port
Jackson, has been appointed Lieutenant put belide each other, on a table, rubbed
Governor of a settlement, about to be with a solution of ammonia. Two wirts, communicating with the Galvanic trough, in the Southern part of New Holland,
formed at Port Phillip, in Ba's Straits, were then applied, the one in the ear, and
about latitude 40. The Conviets goirg the other at the anus of the dead animal, when both head and body were thrown Colony; and the military force is to
out in the Calcutta, are to form this new into the most animated muscular motion, The body started up with a movement,
comprise 2000 marines, exclusive of offi. hy which it passed over the fide of the Governor Phillips, is in the fine!t couna
Port Phillip, so named after table: and the head moved; its lips and teeth grinning violently. A curiosity
try imaginable, abounding with excellent was expressed to have these experiments rior in point of soil, &c. 10 Port Jack
harbours, and is considered inuch fupetried on a criminal newly executed.
son. Lieutenant Colonel Collins is in. 14. G. Foster was indicted at the Old Bailey, for the murder of his wife and world, and has written fome interesting
timately acquainted with that part of the child, by throwing them into the Pad. works on the lubject. His falary is fixed dingion Canal. It appeared, that the
at sool. a year. priloner went out on the 5th of December, with his wife and child, and returned
Governor Hunter, has received a penwithout them. Several persons who keep
fion of zool. per annum, for his services houses of entertainment along the Canal,
in New South Wales. fared, that the prisoner had called at 19. A meeting was held at the Lon. them with his wife, and the latter teemed don Tavern, for considering tire best much distressed in mind. The bodies
means of promoting the Vaccine Inocua vere found near the Mitre Tavern, on Jation; the result of which was, that a binc Canal. The Coroner flated, that not Society was formed, a Committee ap
pointed, and a Subscription entered into son, and others misprifion of treason. for promoting the Vaccine pra&ice in There are charges also of other offences London.
against an act of Parliament, of the 37th The Royal Humane Society (of which of the King, and against the enactments the King is Patron) for the recovery of of another act also of the 37th of his perfons apparently dead by drowning, prelent Majetty, which laft is an act for Suffocation, and other fudden accidents, the be. ter punishment of persons who was eftablished in this kingdom in 1774 ;
thall seduce from their duty and alleand lince that period, has been the pro- giance those who are serving in the army vidential means of restoring no less than
or pavy: lastly, there are charges against 2679 persons, who otherwile would, in the provisions of another act of the 37th of all human probability, have fuffered a
the King, which had for its object the more premature interment.
effectual preventing of the administering
unlawtul oaths. Many of these are of It appears from some late chymical that ipecies of offence which, from their experiments, that a mixture of fix parts malignant operation on the peace, the of gold and one of platina, forms a metal happiness, and the security of society, of a beautiful colour, very malleable and from their tendency to subvert all gosusceptible of a fine polish, and which is allo less liable than gold to change, when
vernment, and all legitimate authority,
at all times have been placed in the higher expoled to the action of hydrogen, fulo order of crimes ; thai is, the crime of phur, or other chymical agents. The Barrack department of Ireland is the royal authority and power. There
high treason, which is directed against abolished, and the several Officers who
are also several other species of offences directed it, retire on pensions.-Lord submitted to our cognisance, and which Tyrawley, as Barrack-Master-General, the statutes above itated, have directed is to rective 2000l. per annuin.
to be considered as crimes inferior only in 20. The Special Commission for the degree, and second in enormity to the trial of Col. Defpard, and his partizans, crime of High Treason itself. Indeed, for High Treason, was opened at the New they will be found, upon consideration, Court-house for Surrey, in Horsemonger- as parts and members of the same crime; lane, before Lord Eilenborough, and Sirs such is the crime of seducing persons A. Thompson, S. Le Blanc, Cham: employed in the sea and land service bre, and J. W. Rose. The Commision, from their duty and allegiance. Gen. which is dated the roth of January, tlemen, the law of this land, from the 1803, being read, the following Noble- earliest times, has, with the greatelt men and Gentlemen, who composed the anxiety and care, watched over the preGrand Jury, were called over and sworn: fervation of the Sovereign's Perfon. To Lord Leslie (foreman), Lords Cranley, preserve and protect him, in whose and W. Rusell; the Hon. C. Norton; lafety the public intereit is so much con. Sirs M. Parsons, J. Frederick, G. cerned ; it has conlidered the evil work, Glynn, T. Turton, and R. Burneit; and ings of the mind, and the malignant R. Hankey, J. Trotter, Jof. Alcock, J, purposes of the heart, when directed P. Kensington, J. Bradney, H. Thornton, against his latety, evidenced by any act H. Peters, T. Page, J. Whitmore, T, which demonftrates that purpose, to be Langley, W. Borrodaile, T. Gairkkeil, as highly penal as the actual perpetration R. Wyatt, and J. W. Watson, Elqrs. — of the atrocious deed itself. 'To invertia Counsel for the Crown, the Attorney gate the tendency and intent of lule and Solicitor General, and Mellrs. Plo- picious acts, to ascertain such purpose, mer, Fielding, and Abbot.
and to determine the meaning of Lord Ellenborough, as Prefident of done in pursuance of such design, is, at the Commitsion, immediately addressed all times, a weighty duty for a Jury, the Jury in a charge of the most eloquent and the one which you will have in compolítion, of which the following is an charge to execute. What shall be deemed outline:
an overt act of such treasonable intention, “ Gentlemen of the Grand Jury, we or, in other words, what hall be con-are allembled on this occasion, under the sidered as legal evidence of such purpose, authority of a Special Commission from has heretofore been the subject of dira the Crown, in order for the trial of pute and controversy. Long, however, certain persons, charged with offences before the 26th of his prelent Majelty, therein specified. Those offences, as thus much at least was settled by alielie there stated, some of them are high trea, Judges :- That all mealures taken for
the purpose of deposing the King from by one witness within the limits of the his royal fate and dignity; that all county, in which the offence is proposed measures of force or restraint against the to be tried. For example, some one Royal Perf n, should be imprelled with meeting held, or some one ast done, must this description of treason. It was also be proved, by one witness, to be held, or fettied, that all consultations to effect done, within this county. This is that purpose, bore the same itamp of necessary, in order to invest you with enormity. And although the whole legal competency to try the offence. scheme proved abortive, yet the guilt When this is once in proof, any other remained, and involved in it all those overt act, either within or without this who conspired for such purpose, or who county, may be received, without obgave their ailent to overtures of that jection, as to locality. The law also re. kind. That the law had been fo fettled, quires, as well by the Grand Jury as by was beyond all pretence of doubt. But the Traverse Jury, that the treason Mould if any doubts had existed on a subject, be proved hy two witnelles; that is, by which, from its importance, ought to be two witnesses to one overt at, or by one cleared from every shade of doubt, they witness to another overt adt-both of have been removed by the prudent pre- them to the fame species of treason. If, cautions of the act of the 36th of the however, the charge on the indictment King, which enacts, That if any perfon, contains an allegation of a disest attempt during the lite-time of pretent Ma- againit the person of the King, the person jesty, should attempt, or leek, the death charged with such dirc& attempt will be or destruction of his Majelty, or to maim, tried in the same manner as if he had stood or wound him, or to violate his person, indicted for murder. I am not aware, or reftrain it, all such offenders should however, that any such direct attempt be deemed traitors, and guilty of high will be given in evidence before you, treason.' To compa's, therefore, the and, therefore, it is unnecessary to add imprisonment, or personal reftraint, of more upon this subject. Neither is iç the King, by that statute, is made sub. necessary that I should ftate more of the ftantially treason, in the same manner as frame of the indictment, or of the evi. those treasons which are enacted by dence by which it must be fupported. the Atatute of the 25th of Edward III. I will trespass but a few moments longer
The fame, on inquiry, may be said, of on your time to remark upon the nature all the other cases provided for by the and quality and legal effects of those acts Itatute of 26 George III. I only select which will appear before you. It is the the one above, because it is of that de natural effect of guilt to blind the eyes of fcription of treason to which your attention thote who contemplate the coinmillion of will be called by the evidence hereafter crimes so much as to induce them to beI have already stated, that any acts of in- lieve that the feelings and inclinations of tended violence against the King's person others are congenial to their own. This are overt acts of high treason, and all induces them to make such communicaovert acts are, by itatute of William tions to others; expecting that their own III. directed to be laid in the indiement malignant machinations will be heard against the prisoner, in order that he niay with favour, as frequently leads to dilo Specifically know what charge he is to coveries by which the public safety is detend himself against. But the nume. often rescued from the most imminent rous branches of those acts need not be peril. But the greatest source, of inftated. It is enough if the nature of the formation respecting the bidden springs overt act be itated, the different circum- of action, and the concealed motives, tances need not, they may be contidered can be had only from those who have as appendages and results arising from been participators in the conspiracy, and it. I have said this, in order to your . to whom all the hidden and concealed alifance, that you may better under. counsels have been revealed. It is from ftand the legal form of the indiêment accomplices oniy that the whole can be which will be laid before you, and that fully learned. Most true it is, that you may better judge of the competent though the evidence of accomplices may degree o: proof necessary to support it. be legally received, yet it ought to be j ieill itate w!jat the law requires on acted upon with a just and sober degree of this head :-hirit, the prisoner muit be caution. I: ought not to be believed, tried by a Jury of the county where the unless it be such as carries its own truth overt act is alleged to have been com- with it, or is corrob: rated by others; mitted. Some overt a&t must be proved meie particulariy when the lives, fos.
tunes, and fair fame of the accused are at by such desperate and inadequate hopes. ftake. In weighing, therefore, this sort If they be proved, you will lay fo, how. of evidence, and considering the results ever much it may excite your surprise and from it, you will expect such a degree of your horror : fürprise at the boldness of conformation from others as to the nature, the intended attempt, and horror at the ends, and objects of the conspiracy. You consequences which it might have occawill expect a corroborarion of concomi- fioned. tant circumstances, and a conformity to “ Gentlemen of the Grand Jury, I the main rules of probabilities, so as to fear, considering to whom I have been make the fum and substance of the evi- addressing myself, that I have occupied dence credible. If they are so confirmed, too much of your time. I have endea. Juries will act on such evidence, always voured to explain the heads of the law of hearing it in mind that they are to act treason. I have attempted to explain the with caution. But you are always to nature, frame, and circumstances of the hear in mind, Gentlemen, that by another indictment, and the proof it will require Jury the matter will be ultimately de. to support it. I have made such oblervaciled; you are; in the firtt intiance, to tions on the nature of the evidence, as say, whether there be reatonable ground will enable you to judge upon it, and do of probability to put the accused on their that which ih interest of justice requires. delerce before that Jury, from whom Gentlemen, you will now withdraw, and, they mult receive a final verdiet, either of weighing in your own minds how deeply acquittal or condemnation. If luch a affecting the charge is to the acculed, cate be made oui, lo confia med, and fal- you will hear the evidence in support of ling within probability, it will be your the indietinent, which will be submitted duty to lubmit it to an ulterior decision. to you ; and I doubt not but that the rea All I fall at present add, on this fubje&t, fult will be such as it ought to be." is, that to refuse credit to fuch evidence When the Jury retired, twenty-one would be to render the crime of con!pi-' witnetles were sworn, one of which, racy the protection of itlelf, and would named “ Connelly," admitted equally militate against the rules of law King's evidence. In the evening the and against the dičtates of common sense. Grand Jury returned a true Bill for I forbear to detail the circumstances, even High 'Treason, against E, M. Despard, limited as they have come to my know. W. Lauder, A. Graham, f. Brougha Jedge; by for bearing to do it, every pre. ton, T. Phillips, D. Tindall, J. Doyle, judice, and every suspicion of prejudice, G. S. Wratton, J. Wood, J. Francis, will be obviaied and excluded, and the T. Newman, S. Smith, and J. Macna. ends of justice, I trust, obtained with mara.- No Bill was found against Winequal force and equal certainty. If, terbottom, and C. Pendrill, being ill, was however, you should find the fame despe- left in Newgate. At the requelt of the rate attempts contemplated, which have prisoners, Serjeant Best and Mr. Gurney attended viher confpiracies of this fort, were appointed as their Countel.-The you will not reject a belief of them, on Court then adjourned till the 5th of Feaccount of their wild and extravagant bruary, when it will meet pro forma, and, plans; you will only require a greater on Monday the 7th, will pr to the degree of proof of a contpiracy, nurtured trial of the prisoners.
MARRIAGES. L. ORD ANDOVER to the Hon. Miss Bemerton, to Mrs.Yeldham, reli&t of Mr. Dutton.
Thomas Yeluham, Ruilia merchant. Thumas Hoblyn, efq. of the Trea- William Hale, e'q. fon of General Sury, to Mrs. Overend.
Hale, to Miss Webster, daughter of Row. Mr. Ponionby to Laly F. Villiers. Jand Webiter, of Stockton.
Mr. Joseph Goodhart, of Limehouse, Lord Delaval to Miis Knight. to Miss Woide, eldest daughter of the The Rev. William Digby to Miss late De. Woide, of the Brituh Muleum. Charlotte Elizabeth Digby, maid of ho
The Hon. Reginald Cocks, youngest nour to the Queen, son of Lord S mmers, to Mi's Aune John F. H. Rawlins to Miss Baker, Cucks, youngelt daughter of James eldest daughter of William Baker, eiq. Cucks, elq.
Charles Morley Balders, esq. to Mifs Tne Rev. William Coxe, rector of Hare.
NOVEMBER 11, 1802.
venny, and died fix years before her AT Longworth. Berks, in his goth father, leaving six children, to whom and
year, the Rev. James Williams, their noble father Mr. Robinson has beD. D. rector of that place.
queathed the bulk of his property. 13. The Rev. Pell Akehurst, M. A. The Rev. Benjamin Rogers, vicar of many years tellow of King's College, Seagry, Wilts, aged 83. Cambridge, and rector of Buckland, Mr. William Burgels, of Great PortHerts, B. A. 1768, M. A. 1771. land-itreet.
DEC. 15. Mrs. Pennant, relist of At Exeter, Sebastián Emmett, efq. Thomas Pennant, ela.
formerly of the North Devon regiment 18. At Uller, near Rotherham, Robert of militia, but lately of the royal waggon Poynton, eiq.
corps. At Northbrook, near Exeter, Cham- 24. In Gower-street, Major Charles berlain Goodwin, esq. of Mitcham, Stewart, of the second battalion and third Surry.
regiment of native infantry in the Eait Lately, Rear-Admirai Samuel Graves. India Company's fervice at Bombay. 19. A: Mount Panther, in the
At New Church, in Roffendale, aged of Down, the Right Hon. Francis 61, the Rev. John Shorrock, minister of Charles Arnesey, Earl Annelles, Vifo the perpetual curacies' of New Church count Gkrawley, and Baron Annesley. and Walton-le-Dale.
At Greenwich, Lieutenant-General 25. At Cheltenham, Thomas Crow. Ayie, of the royal artillery.
der, esq. late of the Ennikillen diagoons. 20. Viscounteis Bateman, in her 77th Lady Buwyer, relict of Sir William year.
Bowyer, bart. Lately, at Hampton court, John D'Ai. 26. At Sutton Courtney, Berks, aged gremont, late of the Ajeiphi.
71, Thomas Justice, etq. tui merly a capAt Headington, near Oxford, rain in the Berkshire militia, late Richard Finch, eiq.
deputy-lieutenant for that county. 23. John Robinfon, esq. member of 27. Henry Stanley, esq. of Portland. parlianient for Harwichi, in his 76th place, lato lieutenant-colorel of the year. He was born at Appleby; and King's own regiment of dragoons. at an early period of his life was elected, 28. At Edinburgh, Mrs. Monro, reliet through the influence of Lord Lonsdale, of Dr. George Monro. then Sir James Lowther, member for his Mr. Thomas Charles Shairp, of Great native county, Weftinorland, which he St. Helens. represented in two fucceflive parliaments. 29. Mus. Corri, mother of Mrs. DurIn 1774, he was elected for the borough fek, a lady of eminence in the mutical of Harwich, for which he has been fix worlat. times re-elected ; and which he conti- At Clapham, aged 63, Abraham Wilnued to repre:ent till his death, when kinson, ciq. of Dawion-street, Dublin, he was nearly the oldest member of one of the directors of the Bank of Ire. the House of Commons. His active land. talents, indefatigable industry, skill 30. Sir William Parker, bart. vicein business, knowledge of irarkind, admiral of the red. and easy address, recommended him to William Henry Campbell,'eq. of LilLord North, as a proper person to fill ton Hail, in the county of Eilex. the arduous and important ofice of JAN, I, 1803. At Barl, Philip Chamfcretary to tre trealury, which lie con. pion Cielpigny, e q. of Aldthurgh, in the tinued to bold till the idimination of that county of Suffolk, formerly King's proc. noble Lord's administration, when Mr. tor, and member for Sudbury. He reRobinfun retired with a pension of 1000l. figned the office in Dectors Commons per annum. In 1988, he was appointed to Mr. Heleltine, and his intereit in by the late Minister, Ms. Pirt, to the Sudbury to his eldest lon, the la:e Tho. lucrative office of surveyor general of his mas Crepigny, tfx.
Mr. Crelpigny, Majefty's woods and forelis, wbich he the father, was a man of extensive know. held til his death. When a young man, ledge; he pofteled a taite for literature, he married Nils Crowe, of Barbadoes, and was in habits of intercourse with the by whom he had one child, a daughter, higher ranks in this country. He wrote who was married to the Earl of Aberga. two numbers in the periodical paper