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367 most frightful manner. He was imme. man Thorp, who was thereton declared diately conveyed to bed, and a surgeon Lord Mayor for the year ensuing, and insent for, who, upon examining the wound, vested with the civic chain. The worthy found the skull very much fractured: the Alderman, in a modest address, then uufortunate mau died about 10 o'clock on thanked the Livery for the honour done Wednesday night, having endured the him. greatest agony during the day. Oct. 18. This night a dreadful fire
By a return presented to the House of broke out in North-street, York, by which Commons it appears, that there are at the corn-mill of Messrs. L. and J. Simp. present no less than 32 persons in the
in which it originated, was consumed, custody of the Warden of the Fleet priaud property to the amount of 70001. or
son for contempts, upon processes issuing 80001. was destroyed. To aggravate this
out of the Courts of Chancery and Exche. calamity, the gable end of the building, quer. The first name on this list is Hanwhich had been suffered to stand when
nah Barber, who, it appears, was comthe mill was reduced to ruins, fell with a mitted to prison on the 30th of July, 1789, dreadful crash about noon, on Thursday,
upon a writ of rebellion, in which it is and buried a number of persons in the stated that her rebellion (as it is technically ruins. A youth, the son of Mr. Walker, .called) consisted in not paying a sum of plumber and glazier, was killed upon the 4061. 175. 7d. into the Bank, in pursuspot; and a five girl, the daughter of Mr.
ance of a decree of the Court of Chancery. Dalton, butcher, had her skull so dread. The other prisoners have remained in cusfully fractured, that she died soon after. tody for various lengths of time ; one 21 A number of other persons, to the amount
years, another 19 years, and so on. To of from fifteen to twenty, have been hurt, this account is added, a list of persons some of them dangerously.
who died in custody since the year 1912, the number amounting to 20. Of these,
one unfortunate man had passed 31 years, OCCURRENCES IN LONDON
ten months, and 14 days, under personal AND ITS VICINITY.
restraint; two had suffered imprisonment
for 14 years; and others for periods of Friday, Sept. 22.
eleven, nine, and eight years. A Court of Common Council was held; A Court-martial has been sitting at the when a letter was read from Alderman Horse Guards, on Lieut..col. St. George Wood, conveying her Majesty's request French, of the 6th Dragoon Guards, on to the Corporation, that they would ac- serious charges preferred by his Colonel, cept her Portrait, as a token of gratitude the Earl of Carhampton ;-viz. of keeping to the Citizens for the loyalty they have a woman in the barracks by the name of manifested in her Majesty's cause. After Mrs. French, though not his wife-puba debate, which turned on the awkward licly dealing in horses, and inaking profit ness of having her Majesty's picture hung thereby--fraudulent conduct in selling a up in the Council-room should the Bill for mare-defacing and cutting out leaves her degradation be carried elsewhere, it from the Troop Register, to avoid discowas resolved to accept and acknowledge very of improper practices, &c. On the the gracious offer, but (by a majority of sentence being returned, the Court fully 44 to 40) to leave for the present undeter- and honourably acquitted him of the 3d, mined the point where the picture shall 4th, 5th, and 6th charges. It found him be hung.
guilty of only so much of the 1st charge, Friday, Sept. 29.
as related to his keeping a woman in barThis being Michaelnas.day, the Livery racks, whom he called Mrs. French; and of London assembled in Guildhall, for the of the 2d, in inflicting a greater punish. purpose of electing a Lord Mayor for the ment on three Serjeants than was awarded ensuing year. The usual proclamation by the sentence of a regimental Court being made, the names of Aldermen Sir Martial. But the Court fully expressed M. Bloxam, 'knt. C. Magnay, W. Hey. its opinion, that Lieut.-col. French never gate, R. A. Cox, J. T. Thorp, and R. forfeited bis claim to the good opinion and Rothwell, were put in nomination : a cry confidence of his Colonel ; but merited, of " Alderman Wood" then resounded by the discharge of his duties as Comthrough the Hall, and he was also pro- manding Officer of the 6th Dragoon posed and seconded by two Liverymen. Guards, during a long series of years, the On the show of hands being called, the honourable testimonials which he proSheriffs declared the choice of the Livery duced to the Court. to have fallen on Aldermen Wood and A person named John Leigh has apThorp. The Law Officers and Sheriffs pealed to the Insolvent Debtors' Court for then retired to the Court of Aldermen; relief from no less than 56,0001.
The and, on returning, the Common Serjeant number of creditors are 112, of whom 27 announced, that the election fell on Alder. are detaining creditors,
It is most confidently stated in a recent
CLEOPATRA's Needle. periodical publication, that Mrs. Scott, This celebrated monument of antiquity formerly Miss M'Cullock, the Lady of has been presented to his Majesty George Thomas Scott, esq. Paymaster to the 70th IV. by the Pasha of Egypt, and may be Regiment, at present in Canada, and bro. shortly expected to arrive from Alexanther to Sir Walter Scott, is the writer of dria. It is intended that it should be set the celebrated Novels attributed so uni. up in Waterloo Place, opposite to Carlton versally to Sir Walter.
Palace, where it will for ages serve toʻreNear the two-mile stone on the Harrow vive the recollection of the exploits of our road, the formation of a water-proof foun. naval and military heroes in that country. dation, by means of burnt clay, on the The weight of the column is about 200 patent principle, is now taking place. tons. The diameter at the pedestal, 7 Saturday, Oct. 7.
feet. It is understood that we are indebtWm. Adderfield, a country lad, was
ed to the influence of S. Briggs, Esq. Briexamined at Bow-street, charged with dis
tish Resident at Grand Cairo, with the tributing among the crowd, in Parliament
Pasba of Egypt, for this magnificent mo. street, some head-bills of the most in- nument. flammatory nature that could possibly be
Picton's MONUMENT. conceived, containing direct inoitements The Monument voted by Parliament as to the people to overthrow the King and a testimony of national gratitude for the his Government. After some investiga. eminent services of this truly-distinguished tion, it was traced to a Mr. Franklin, alias
and gallant officer, has just been comFletcher, who was consequently appre
pleted. It is erected on the North side of hended on Sunday morning. He was set the great dome, in the Cathedral Church at liberty by Sir Robert Baker, on an un
of St. Paul, and is near that of the brave derstanding that he would appear at Bow
Admiral Hood. . The Monument itself is street; but he failed to make his appear- at once highly honourable to the pational
Application was made to the Se- character, and justly descriptive of the cretary of State for the Home Department,
merits of the illustrious deceased. On a that measures might be taken for prevent- pedestal of white marble is a finely-exeing the escape of Mr. Franklin ; when a
cuted bust of the gallant General, which reward of 2001, was offered for his appre
is admitted by all who knew him to be an hepsion.
admirable likeness. On the left is the Wednesday, Oct. 11.
figure of a veteran soldier, as large as A ballot was held at the East India life, exulting in the ever-memorable sucHouse for the election of a Director, in
cess of the British army on the 16th, 17th, the room of Sir Alexander Allan, bart, de- and 18th of June, 1815, while his counte. ceased. The election fell on Neil Benja
uance at the same time shows his anguish min Edmonstone, esq.
of heart for the loss of this brave officer.
On the right, Britannia, holding a palm of Monday, Oct. 16. A School at the hamlet of Oxshott, in
victory in her right hand, points out the
hero to the spectator as a proper object the parish of Stoke Dabernon, Surrey,
of imitation, while Fame is about to called the Royal Kent School, from respect
crown him with a wreath of laurel. The to the memory of the late Duke of Kent,
Monument is admirably executed, and was opened by Prince Leopold, for the Education of the Children of the Poor in
does great credit to the talents of Mr. the neighbourhood of Claremont. His
Gabagan, the sculptor. Royal Highness was attended by bis sis.
THEATRICAL REGISTER. ter, the Duchess of Kent, Sir A. Johnstone,
New Pieces, Sir R. Gardiner, Captain Clarke, the East
Covent GARDEN THEATRE. India Director, and their Royal Highness's
Oct. 20. A Race for a Wife, a Farce. Chaplain, Dr. Rudge.
It is on the whole very diverting. We Thursday, Oct. 19.
must not be too fastidious with farce ; but The Lord Mayor held a Court of Com- among the jokes we thought we met with mon Council, which was numerously at. " old friends" with scarcely“ new tended. His Lordship laid before them a faces." copy of bis Letter 10 her Majesty, with the Resolution of the last Court accepting
HAYMARKET Theatre. her Portrait. The Court proceeded to Sept. 23. Over the Water, a Musical consider the Report of the Committee re- Farce, by Mr. Theodore Hook. The dia. specting the conduct of Mr. Sheriff Par- logue of this piece is smart and easy, and kins, which was introduced by Mr. S. the characters are well preserved ; if we Dixon. A Resolution of Censure was then except the Cockney Mr. Dadikey (Oxpassed upon Mr. Parkins, and an inanie berry), which is certainly too much ia mous Vole of Thanks agreed to Mr. Alder. the extravagunza style. The Farce was, man Rothwell, for his conduct while Sheriff.
however, very successful.
GAZETTE PROMOTIONS, &c.
M.A. St. John's College. Scrutators : Sept. 23. The 9th Regiment of Foot Thomas Turton, B. D. Catharine Hall; permitted to bear, on its colours and ap- George Macfarlan, M.A. Trinity College. pointments, the words “ Roleia and Vi- - The Caput : the Vice Chancellor, miera ;" and the word “ Talavera” to be Rev. P. Douglas, D.D. Corpus, Divinity : omitted.
Rev. J. W. Geldart, LL D. Trinity Hall, Oct. 7. Sir D. Milne to accept and Law; F. Thackeray, esq. M.D. Emmawear the insignia of the Order of St. Ja- nuel College, Physic; W. G. Judgson, nuarius, and the Royal Military Order of M.A. Trinity College, Sen. Non Regent ; William of the Netherlands.
Richard Dawes, M.A. Downing College, Oct. 10. Lieut. col. Church to accept Sen. Regent. aud wear the insignia of a Commander of the Royal Sicilian Military Order of St. Member Returned to Parliament, Ferdinand and of Merit, and also the Sept. 26. Kilkenny — The Hon. C. H. Grand Cross of the Royal Neapolitan Mi. Butler, vice J. W. Butler, now Earl of litary Order of St. George of Re.union. Ormonde and Ossory.
Oct. 14. On the 10th inst. Sir G. Ousely was sworn of the Privy Council,
EccLEsiASTICAL PREFERMENTS, Oct. 17. The King has been pleased Rev. T. Elrington, D. D. promoted to to issue a Congé d'Elire to the Dean and the Bishoprics of Limerick, Ardfert, and Chapter of Exeter, empowering them to Agbadoe, vice Warburton, translated to elect a Bishop, vice Pelham, translated to Cloyne. Lincoln, and recommending Dr. W. Carey Rev. Dr. Kyle, Provost of Trinity Colto be by them elected.
lege, Dublin, vice Elrington. The King has granted to the Rev. R. Rev. Henry Phillpotts, Prebendary of Stevens, M.A. the dignity of Dean of the Durham, to the valuable rectory of StanCathedral Church of Rochester, vice hope in Weardale in that diocese; vice Busby, deceased.
Hardinge dec. (see p. 376). The Bishop
of St. David's to the First Prebendal Stall, Oxford, Oct. 7. Vice-Chancellor for vice Philpotts, resigned ; and the Rev. John the ensuing year, Rev. George William Bird Sumner, M. A. of Eton, and formerly Hall, D.D. Master of Pembroke College. Fellow of King's College, to the vacant -Pro-Vice-Chancellors : The Rev. Tho. Prebend. mas Lee, D.D. President of Trinity Col- Rev. Henry Wilson, Flixton St. Mary lege ; the Rev. F. Hodson, D.D. Prin. V. Suffolk. cipal of Brazenose College; the Rev. Rev. E. Evans, Hiraan R. MontgoRichard Jenkyns, D.D. Master of Baliol mergshire. College ; and the Rev. J. Collier Jones, Rev. Robt. Ferrier Blake, Bradfield R. D.D. Rector of Exeter College.
Norfolk. Cambridge, Sept. 28. A Convocation Rev. F. D. Perkins, B.A. (Vicar of Stoke of the Senate was held, to confer on the cum Stowe, Warwickshire), Swayfield R. Earl of Guildford, Chancellor of the Ionian Lincoloshire. University, the degree of Doctor of Laws. Rev. Charles Shrubsole Boonett, AvingThe grace having passed the Caput, his ton R. Hants. Lordship was presented to his degree by Rev. James Gisborne, Barton-underthe Rev. Dr. E. D. Clarke, acting as De. Needwood Perpet. Curacy, Staffordshire. puty Public Orator ; who addressed the Rev. George Ingram Fisher, B.A. son Senate in a Latin Speech upon the occa- of Dr. Fisher, of Bath, Winfrith R. Dorset. sion.
Rev. A. Atherley, Hearitree V. DevonOct. 10. University Officers for the shire, vice Barns, dec. year ensuing :- Proctors-J. Croft, M.A. Rev. James Johnson, M. A. Byford R. Christ College; A. Dicken, M. A. St. Pe- and Bridge Sollers V. Herefordshire. ter's. — Moderators : G. Peacock, M. A. Rev. Frederick Leatbes, B.A. Great and Trinity College ; Temple Chevalier, M.A. Little Livermere RR. Cambridgeshire. Pembroke Hall. - Taxors : Joseph Jee, Rev. James Bullock, M. A. Grendon M.A. Queen's College ; Richard Jeffreys, Bishop's Perpetual Curacy, Herefordshire.
BIR THS. Aug. 10. At the Rectory of Wesber, Sept. 22. At Bourn Hall, Cambridgethe wife of the Rev. Wm. Williamson, a shire, the Countess De La Warr, a son.-son.-16. At Birthington, Thanet, the wife 23. At Yester, the Marchioness of Tweeof Lieut, Bolton, R.N. a son and heir. dale, a daughter.-25. At the Vicarage, GENT. Mag. October, 1880.
Dudley, the wife of the Rev. Dr. Booker, At Scotter, the wife of the Rev. Henry a daughter.-26. The wife of Ralph Ber- John Wollaston, a son.-12. At Waresly nal, esq. M. P. a daughter. - 27. At Be Park, Hunts, the Lady of the Hon. Or. dale, Yorkshire, the Lady of Rear Admi. lando Bridgeman, a son -15. At Ciumral Sir J. P. Beresford, bart. a son.- 28. ber, the Duchess of Newcastle, a son, In Luton Park, the Lady Jas. Stuart, a 21. At Chelsea, the wife of Rev. Weeden daughter.
Butler, M.A. a dau. ; being their seventh Oct. 5. The Lady of Sir George Sit- child living. well, bart. of Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, Lately. At Birchington House, Thanet, a son and heir.-7. In Chesterfield-street, the wife of Francis Neame, esq. a dau.May Fair, the wife of Capt. John Bastard, At the Rectory House of Hawarden, FlintR.N. M.P. a son.- -The Lady of Sir Rich. shire, Lady Charlotte Neville, a daughter. M'Pherson, bart. a daughter.-8. In Graf- _The wife of Edward Wigan, esq. of ton-street, Lady Ridley, a daughter.--11. Highbury Place, a dau, since dead.
MARRIAGES. Feb. 2. At Bengal, Lieuto-gen. Hogg, esq. Deputy Commissary General of his to Mary Anne, widow of Major Burton, Britannic Majesty's forces, to Henrietta, and dau. of Dr. J. Borthwick Gilchrist, daughter of Mr. J. P. Heymano, late of Professor of Oriental Languages in the that place, merchant. College of Fort William.
19. Rev. Dr. Routh, President of Mag28. At Calcutta, Benjamin Turner, dalen College, to. Eliza Agnes, daughter esq. Solicitor, son of the late B. Turner, of John Biagrave, esq. of Calcot Park, esq. of Calcutta, to Mary, dau. of W.N.W. Berks, Hewett, esq. of Weston Green, Surrey, 28, The Right Hon. Hans Francis,
Aug. 18. Capt. Purchas, R.N. to Jane, eleventh Earl of Huntingdon *, to Elizadaughter of the late W. Hills, esq. of beth Mary, widow of the late Alexander Chancery-lane,
Thistlewayte, esq. of Hampshire, and 19. Rev. J. Drake, of Northchurch, to eldest daughter of the late Joseph BettesLucy Aone, dau. of Rev. Thos. Fawcett, worth, esq. of the Isle of Wight. Rector of Aynhoe and Green's Norton, Lately. Joseph Henry S. Carrard, esq. Northamptonshire.
of the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, to 21. Rev. Johnson Atkinson Busfield, Miss Louisa Disbrow, daughter of the late D. D. to Miss Charlotte Mary Irwin, of Lord Bishop of Down and Connor. Park Place, Upper Baker-street,
At Lyons, his Excellency Baron Rolich, 22. Lieut. col. Jas. Boggis, of the to Mary Margaret (aged 16), daughter of West Essex Militia, to Sophia, 2d. dau. Lord Cloncurry. of Wm. Packer, esq. of Great Baddow. Oct. 9. The Rev. R. W. Tunney, Chap
23. Lieut.-col. Raikes, of the Cold. lain to his Majesty's Forces, to the dau. stream Guards, to Louisa, dau. of Henry of Capt. B. Spicer, of Southwold. Boutton, esq. of Givons Grove, near Lea- Jas. Beckford Wildmau, esq. M. P. of therhead, Surrey.
Chilham Castle, to Mary Anne, dau, of 24. By Special Licence, at Fort Etna, S. R. Lushmgtoo, esq. M.P. for Canterco. Limerick, Edw. Wilson, esq. only son bury, and grand-daughter of the Right of Capt. Wilson of Brasfort, co. Tipperary, Hon. Lord Harris. and Chief Magistrate of Police in that 12. Jeremiah Gladwin Cloves, M.D. county, to Isabella, youngest daughter of of Brazenose College, Oxford, Physician the late Thos. Goodricke Peacocke, esq. Extraordinary to his Royal Highness the of the former place.
Duke of York, to Caroline, dau. of late Sept. 15. The Hon. Lionel Charles Rich. Singer, esq. of Round Hill, ChippenDawson, to Lady Elizabeth Emily Nu- ham, Wilts. gent, dau. of late Earl of Westmeath.
17. T. Du Gard, M.D. of Shrewsbury, to 17. At Hamburgh, John Fred. Hagenau, Marianne, dau. of Dr. Whitfeld, Hereford.
* Hans Francis, present Earl of Huntingdon, is lineally descended from Sir Edward Hastings, fourth son of Fraucis, second Earl of Huntingdon, by Catharine, granddaughter of George Duke of Clarence, brother of King Edward IV. who was drowned in a butt of malmsey, in the Tower of London, aged 27, A. D. 1477.- The present Earl had his claims allowed to the third Earldom in the British Peerage, and took his seat in the Upper House of Parliament, in January 1819. His first consort was Frances, eldest daughter of the Rev. Richard Challoner Cobbe, Rector of Bradenbam, in' the county of Buckingham ; which lady survived the birth of her tenth child but a short time, and died in the month of March last. (See Part i. pp. 368. 378.)
Rev. Chas. Edw. De CoETLOGON, M.A. and Allegiance: a Sermon delivered on
Sept. 16. In Stamford-street, Black- the Day of Sacramental Qualification for friars, the Rev. Charles Edward de Coet- the Chief Magistracy of the City of Lonlogon, M.A. Rector of Godstone, and a don, before the Right Hon. the Lord Magistrate for the County of Surrey. Mayor, the Aldermen, and Sheriffs ; con
He was son of the Chevalier Dennis taining a Defence of the Test Act."•" Re. De Coetlogon, Knight of St. Lazare, ligion and Loyalty, the grand Support of Member of the Academy of Angers, and the British Empire: a Sermon delivered Author of a Dictionary of Arts and in the Cathedral of St. Paul, January 30, Sciences, published in 1740. The son 1790; before the Right Hon. the Lord imbibed the first principles of an ex. Mayor, &c. &c. being the Anniversary cellent education in Christ's Hospital ; of the Martyrdom of King Charles 1." whence he proceeded, with indications “ The Essential Deity of the Messiab ; of subsequent worth, to Pembroke Hall, and the great Importance of that ArtiCambridge ; B. A. 1770 ; M. A. 1773. cle of the Christian Faith to every conComing into public life, Mr. De Coet- scientious Member of the Church of logon acquired and attached the parti- England considered; in a Sermon preachcular patronage of the late Earl of Dart- ed in the Cathedral Church of St. Pau mouth, and Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe. Jan. 24, 1790, being the first Sunday in Being appointed Assistant Chaplain to Hilary Term.” “ Scriptura! Views of the celebrated Martyn Madan at the the National Establishment, considered Lock Hospital, he soon became eminent as the Church of tbe Living God, and as as a popular Preacher, and published se- the Pillar and Ground of the Truth ; å veral single Sermons ; “ The Divine Charity Sermon, preacbed before the Message; or, the most important Truths Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, &c. &c. at of Revelation represented, in a Sermon the Opening of St. Michael's Church, on upon Judges iii. 20; designed as an An- Sunday the 28th of March, 1790, being tidote to the dangerous and spreading Palm Sunday; containing a liberal DeEvils of Infidelity, Arianism, and Im- , fence of the Doctrines, Liturgy, and Cemorality, 1773," 8vo. “ National Pros- remonies of the Church of England." perity and National Religion inseparably “ The Harmony between Religion and connected, 1777," 8vo. “ The Nature, Policy, or Divine and Human LegislaNecessity, and Advantage, of the Reli- tion: a Sermon delivered before the gious Observance of the Sabbath, illus. Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Judges, &c. trated, &c. ; for the Encouragement of at St. Paul's Cathedral, on Sunday the a Society for suppressing the Profanation 25th of April, 1790, being the first Sunof the Lord's Day, 1777," 8vo. “Youth's day in Easter Term."
The Surprize Monitor; or the Death of Mr. John Par- of Death: a Commemorative Sermon sons; preached Aug. 17, 1777, at St. Se- on the Character, Sufferings, and Crupulchre's," 8vo. « The Death of the cifixion the Son of God, delivered in Righteous a public Loss; a Token of St. Paul's Cathedral, before the Right Respect to the Memory of the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, &c. &c. April 2, Hon. Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe, late 1790, being Good Friday.”
« National Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and Gratitude for Providential Goodness reone of his Majesty's most Honourable commended, in a Sermon preached bePrivy Council, 1778," 8vo. “A Season- fore the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, able Caution against the Abominations &c. &c. May 29, 1790, being the Anniof the Church of Rome, 1779," 12mo. versary of the Restoration of King Charles “ The Scripture Doctrine of Grace ex. II. ; containing Strictures on the Replained, in a Commemoration Sermon formation, Restoration, and Revoluupon the Conversion of St. Paul, 1780," tion." “ The True Citizen characte8vo. " Repentance and Remission of rized: a Sermon delivered before the Sins in the Name of Jesus illustrated; Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, &c. and the before the Sheriffs of London, to about Liveries of the several Companies of the 300 Prisoners, of whom 23 were under City, at the Parish Church of St. MarySentence of Death, 1784,” 8vo. In 1789 le-Bow, Cheapside, September 29, 1790, Mr. Alderman Pickett, on being elected being the day of Election of the Chief Lord Mayor of London, appointed Mr. Magistrates of the City of London." De Coetlogon his Chaplain; and, in that “ God and the King: a Sermon delivercapacity, he preached the ten following ed in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Sermons : “ The Test of Truth, Piety, before the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor,