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INCIDENTS, APPOINTMENTS, BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c.
IN LONDON AND MIDDLESEX.
Country Bank Notes. There can be no and has also resolved to use his own private doubt, that whenever the Bank of England coach upon all occasions. Notes are, by the new issue, rendered more Drury Lane Theatre.-Drury-lane theatre, secure against imitation, the ingenuity of previous to its opening for the winter season, the forger will be directed against the Coun- is to undergo a variety of judicious alteratry Bank Notes, which are now in a very tions. The ceiling is to be lowered at least defenccless state. It is a source of much sa- eight feet, which will exclude from the autisfaction to us, therefore, to have learnt, dience part of the house, the present upper that a plan for the protection of the Country gallery and the slip boxes. The two shilling Bank Notes has been adopted by the Govern- gallery is to be formed into the upper one; ment, which will, by an immediate opera- and the boxes under, into the lower gallery, tion, secure the whole of the provincial The theatre is also to be new painted and banks from forgery, without requiring any ornamented. change of their present plates, which would The Regent's Canal.-A few days ago the necessarily be a work of much time. A basin of the Regent's Canal, at Limehouse, stamp of great difficulty of imitation has been was opened forthe reception of ships, when a contrived, and preparations are making at collier was taken in, and unloaded her coals the stamp-office for stamping all the Coun upon the jetties. The utility of this work is try Bank Notes with this stamp, after the now manifest, since it will be seen that the new year, by which means the revenue col- colliers can deliver their cargoes into waglected on Country Bank Notes will be se gons, without the intervention of barges, by cured, while the notes themselves will be which not only a certain and large expense protected from the forger- because he can is saved, but the plunder which is unavoinot forge the note without also forging the dable on the river, is wholly prevented, and stamp.
all casualties from storms, and from vessels This stamp is combined with beautiful running foul, are avoided. coloured printing, intended nearly to cover Abstract of the Will of Sir Joseph Banks. the back of the note, so as to preclude the -The late Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, necessity, and also to save the expense at Bart. one of his Majesty's Most Hon. Privý present incui red by many country bankers in Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most printing a back to their notes by way of se Hon. Military Order of the Bath, and Precurity, that security being thus given them sident of the Royal Society, by his will exby the Government gratis.
pressly desires that his body be interred in It is proposed also to connect this with a
the most private manner in the church or change in the paper for the Country Bank church-yard of the parish in which he shall Notes, by substituting a description of paper, happen to die, and entreats his dear rethe water-mark and appearance of which latives to spare themselves the affliction of can only be produced in its first construction attending the cereinony, and earnestly reat the paper-mill; whereas there are various quests that they will not erect any monument ways of forging the present water-mark in to his memory:
His house at Spring-grove, ordinary paper, which may be purchased in Heston, Middlesex, he gives to his wife, any stationer's shop.
Dame Dorothea Banks, with the furniture, The most important features in this plan, plate, &c. &c. His real estates to his wife are-first, the expedition with which the for life, or widowhood : after her death or country banks will thus be secured against marriage, those that are situate in the county forgery. And, secondly, the economy, as of Lincolo to the Hon. James Hamilton it requires no change whatever in their pre- Stanhope, and Sir Henry Hawley, Bait. sent plates.
subject to provisces and conditior s: the reCivic Innovations. Mr. Alderman Waith- mainder of his estates to Sir Edward Knaichman has, we understand, with the concur bull, Bart, his heir and assigns, subject to rence of his colleague, determined to aban- conditions and provisoes. The leasehold *don the old custom of the sheriffs to enter estates (except his house in Soho-square) to tain the City officers with sepeated feasts; John Parkinson, Esq. The i sidue of his
personal estate to his wife, for her own ab- that the establishment of a Botanic Garden soluce use and benefit. He appoints his : cannot becomplete unless a resident draughts. wife, the said James Hamilton Stanhope, Sir man be constantly employed in, making Henry Hawley, and Sir Edward Knatchbull, sketches and finished drawings of all new executors. Will daced Jan. 7, 1820. plants that perfect their fowers or fruits in
By the 1st codicil, dated 21st Jan. 1920, it; and declares that he long ago determined he gives to his indefatigable and intelligent to fix such a person at Kew, and maintain librarian, Robert Brown, Esq. an annuity of him at his own expense, and he accordingly 2001. and also the use and enjoyment during engaged Mr. Bauer, whose collection of life of the library, herbarium, manuscripts, drawings and sketches, he trusts, will prove drawings, copper-plates engrayed, and every a valuable addition to the important science thing else that is contained in his collections, of natural history; that he did this under a usually kept in the back building of his house hope that the truth of his opinion would in in Soho-square ; and after the decease of ihe due time become manifest, and that the said Robert Brown, then he gives the same to charge of maintaining Mr. Bauer would then the trustees, for the time being, cf the British be transferred from him, and placed on the Museums or, if it be the desire of the said establishment of the garden. This hope, he trustees, and the said Robert Brown shall declares, is still warmly cherished, and reconsent to have the same removed to the ceives ample support from the well-known British Museum in his lifetime, he shall be and often-experienced love of science which at liberty to do so; and the said Robert makes a part of the character of our beloved Brown to be provided with the proper means King; but in case of its being deemed inexof access thereto for himself and his friends. pedient by his Majesty's advisers to make And he declares that the aforesaid bequests, this small addition to the establishment, he in favour of the said Robert Brown, are upon charges the annuity of 300l. to Mr. Bauer condition that he continue to use his library on his Lincolnshire estates.--He requests his as his chief place of study in the manner he relation, Sir Edward Knatclbul, Bart. to now does, and that he assists the superin- examine his papers and things at his house tendant of the Royal Botanic gardensat Kew, in Soho-square, and destroy those he may and continues to reside in London, and does think proper. The papers respecting the not undertake any new charge that may em- Royal Society to be sent to the Royal Soploy his time. His leasehold house in Soho- ciety; those respecting the Mint or coinage, square, with the appurtenances, to his wife to the Mint; his foreign correspondence to during her life; and after her decease, or be sent to the British Museum. giving up possession thereof, then to the His personal property sworn under 40,000l. said Robert Brown, subject to the aforesaid London Bridge.We need not inform our conditions.
readers that the very dangerous and inconTo Mr. Frederick Bauer, of Kew-green, venient state of London-bridge has of late who has been employed by Sir Joseph as a engaged the attention of the Committee of draughtsman for thirty years, an annuity of the Bridge-house Estates; and from the prosool. upon condition that he continues to ceedings of that Board, it is believed that reside at Kew green, and employs himself in an application will be made to Parliament, making drawings of plants that flower in in the ensuing session, for a Bill to enable the collection ai Kew, in the same manner them either to rebuild the bridge, or greatly as he has hitherto done; and the drawings to enlarge the water-way, by throwing two which he shall so make be added to the col- of the arches, on each side of the centre lection now in his hands, and which revert arch, into one. to Sir Joseph or his representatives at the Our Agricultural Poor. The following time of his death, as appears by an agrec- has been circulated by the Committee site ment entered into between them; and it is ting at the King's Head, Poultry : his wish that if any doubts should a ise as to « The Provisional Committee for encouhis meaning in the condirions imposed on ragement of industry, and reduction of poorthe said Robert Brown and Frederick Bauer, rates, having received some communications the same should be construed in a manner which require to be noticed, think it deso as to be most favourable to chicin.
sirable, on an object so important, thus pubBy the 2u codicil, (dated 7th of March, licly to offer a reply to objections against 1820,) he declares, that with every feeling of the proposal of relieving the distress of the that dutiful honiage and humble attention labouring classes, thereby to promote our justly due from a loyal subject to a most home-trade and commerce, through the culgracious Sovereign, he gives to his Majesty, tivation of land. for the use of the establishment of the Royal “ It has been said, that to alleviate the Botanical Gardens at Kew, all the drawings condition of the poor would be improper, as: and sketches of plants that have grown in it will be the means of exciting a redundant the said gardens, and have been made at his population. expense by Mr. Bauer, and which are now 1. This view, though urged by persons deposited in his custoily, deeply impressed who would disclaim the sentiment, it is. with an opinion, which he still continues to fcared, will be found opposed to the dictates hold, and believes to be founded in truth, of our Holy Scriptures, whereby we are
commanded to feed the Hungry, and clothes the prisoner come from the rear of the putthe naked; consequently, since the same pit, put on his hat, and pulling from beneath Divine authority enjoins the necessity of his coat a pistot, walk down the aile, and labour as the means of subsistence, and also discharge it towards the organ, This evidepicts the evil of a state of idleness, it will dence being communicated to the prisoner be thought that no further reply will be by his friend, he mildly said, “it was correquired. But we may assume, that a mi-' rect;" but desired it might be added, " after .serable condition does not arrest the pro first dispersing about some of the printed gress of population, as well from the exam papers,” a copy of which we subjoin :ple of Ireland, as from the fact of our own
THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION peasantry, whose circumstances have been for fifty years deteriorating, and even whose
Spoken of by Daniel, the Prophet, that he standing in the British community is en
shall stand in the holy place, is
THE ORGAŃ. dangered, but whose members notwithstanding, as appears by a portentous poor-rate,
It is the Image of the Kingdom of Antichrist. are 'undiminished. Indeed, the destruction
THE MUSIC. of all hope that by any management an B A B Y L 0 N improvement in their condition may be ef
BEAST fected, by withdrawing the moral restraint
IV which is found ever acting on the happier
b b classes, may be expected, while such a state The prisoner was immediately secured, continues to be the prolific cause of an aux and conveyed to the Compter. No trace mentation, which some political economists could be discovered to shew that the pistol so much dread.
had been loaded with ball. The prisoner, es It is also asserted, and we wish to invite when asked what object he had in this rash the most serious attention to this statement, act, replied, that he might succeed, as he that the poor are degenerated in moral con
had succeeded; that his plan might be duct, which, in tracing the effect to its cause, known to the world: the papers he had diswill be found originating in the alienation tributed contained it in part; but they were which has just been mentioned, of the sti- far too small to explain it; he could how, mulus to exertion.
ever explain more fully to any one who un«The Provisional Committee, therefore,
derstood the principles of music. The plan desires to impress, that at this time, while all was, that music is the Antichrist, which is inadequate remedies must be deprecated as likely to permit an incalculable waste of against God, and is to be punished and de
stroyed by fire. human life and human happiness, a mode of The story of the wanderings of this unfora providing, for centuries to come, by their
tunate young man was told with much feelown efforts, for whatever population we maying by his friend Mr. Rhenius, who stated possess, must be considered as founded on
that he was the son of a respectable merthe most rational policy.
chant at Konigsberg, in Prussia, and had ;.« An application has been made to Par- been an officer in the Prussian army, and liament, which has been favourably re had always borne an excellent and exemplary ceived; but as it is desirable that the same moral character, Proofs of the prisoner's should be supported universally, it is request disordered state of mind being adduced, and ed that the names of individuals convinced the fact of his insanity being certificd also of the necessity of the adoption of such by Mr. Box, the surgeon of the Compter, it means as shall relieve the condition of agri was determined, with the consent of his cultural, and other labourers, should be friends, that he should be removed to a place transmitted to the Committee, free of ex
of proper restraint, under their care, until he pense.
could safely be restored to his parents.-The ** For the Provisional Committee.
confusion this occurrence created in the “ BENJ. Wills,
church is scarcely describable; in the hurry July, 1820.
“ Hon. Secretary." and crowd to get out, numbers were thrown Act of Insanity. -An insane person, whose down, and trampled upon ; several children name is Daniel Krasling, a German, was were hurt, and one was taken to the hosexamined at Guildhall on Monday Sept. 25, pital with its collar-bone dislocated, but no he having on Sunday evening crcated great lives, we are happy to hear, were lost. alarm and confusion in Št. Sepulchre's Sir Wm. Grant.-A most beautiful fullchurch by firing off a pistol in the middle length portrait of Sir Wm. Grant has been aile during divine service. The prisoner, put up in the Rolls Court, at the instance of who is about 24 years old, did not understand the Bar, as a mark of the high estimation in English ; and Mr. Rhenius, a friend and which that gentleman was held by them. schoolfellow (who is clerk to Messrs. Pasche, He is represented as in the act of giving and Co.) was sworn to interpret.
judgement, and the likeness is admirable. It was stated by Mr. Cumber, that he was Precocity.- A phenomenon has appeared ständing in the aile, near the pulpit, about on the horizon of Milan. This prodigy is a a quarter before 7 o'clock, when he observed young lady, ten years of age, who is known
470 Incidents, Appointments, Births, and Marriages.
(Oct. 1, & 1*110), vlieso is,1.1!) !!!*1lol by' the name of Iphigenia, and whose extra In Piccadilly, the Countess of Roseberry, of a ordinary memory excites universal astonish- son-- In Argyll-street, Mrsi Ortywell Robin ment. The Iphigenia of Greece never in- son, of a daughter--In Montague-place, Ros spired so much interest as this Iphigenia of sell-square, the lady of R. V. Richards, esq. Milan. She is thoroughly acquainted with of a daughter-In Gower-street, the lady of ancient history, and answers the questions Henry Storks, esq. 'of a son-lo Scotland put to her with intelligence and accuracy. yard, Mrs. H. Smedley, 'of a daughter-In Her father has a list of thirty thousand ques- Serjeant's-inn, Fleet-street, the lady of S. F. T. tions, all of which the little living dictionary Wilde, esq. of a son-In New Bridge-street, answers with the utmost readiness. It is to Mrs. Martin Wate, of a son-In Hunter be hoped that the father may not prove an street, Mrs. Charles Wakefield, of a daughter other Agamemnon, and sacrifice his child to -The lady of Mr. Robert Walmsley, of the the desire of compressing the materials of a
Parliament Office, of a son. folio in to an octavo.- Literary Gazette. Married ] Lieut-col Bankes, of the Cold
Curious Coincidence. It is no less singu: stream-guards, to Louisa, daughter of Henry lar than true, that four of the principal Tea Boutton, esq. of Givons Grove, Surrey-A dealers in this great city are distinguished, by St. Pancras, Tobias Browne, esq. of Kentish having the firsť syllable of each of their Town, to Sarah Ann Edgar, of the same hames expressive of the different grades in an place - At St. Pancras, Robert Bakewell, article eminently useful to our shipping, and esq. of Tavistock-street, Russell-square, to conducive to our commerce, and, at the Miss Hinckley, daughter of the late Dr. same time, a very useful appendage to public Hinckley, M.D.-At Clerkenwell church, justice. Twine-ing, of the Strand-String-er, William Brass, esq. of Wood-streer, Cheap of Monument Yard-Cord-er, of Covent Gar- side, to Mrs. Elizabeth Pentland-- At St. den-and Rope-r, of the Borough. May George's, Hanover-square, the Right Hon. they all hang together!
Lord Frederick Bentinck, to the Right Hos.
Lady Mary Lowther - At St. George's, NEW APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c. Bloomsbury, J. C. Carpenter, esq. of ForniThe Bishop of Landaff has been chosen
val's-inn, to the youngest daughter of F Dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Brettell, esq. of Caroline-street, BedfordLondon; and also Canon Residentiary of the square-Edward Farn, esq. Gray's Inn, to said Cathedral Church; the same being va
Matilda Priscilla, eldest daughter of the late cant by the translation of the Bishop of Mr. John Wakefield, of Market-street, Beda Lincoln to the See of Winchester.
fordshire-At Isleworth, Capt. Albert GolsLieutenant-general the Hon. Sir Edward mid, 12th lancers, to Miss Birkett-At Hack. Paget, G.C.B. is appointed Governor and ney, Mr. Gilbert, to Miss Eliza Rankin-At Commander-in-Chief of the island of Ceylon. St. Margaret's, Westminster, Mr. J. H.
Henry Jardine, Esq. to be King's Remem- Kimpton, of Hertford, to Miss Yate, of Her brancer of the Court of Exchequer in Scot- tingfordbury, Herts. - Louis Lucas, esq. land, in room of Sir Patrick Murray, Bart., Finsbury-square, and late of Jamaica, lately appointed one of the Barons of that Frances, eldest daughter of Jos. Cohen, Court.
esq. of Lombard-street-At_Hampsteatt, M. Mr. Harvey Strong has been approved A. Langton, esq. to Miss Drewe, of Broadas Consul at Glasgow for the United States hembury, Devon-At Harrow, G. H. Mac of America.
Cartney, esq. Royal Scots, to S. M. Cotion,
only daughter of the late John Carisbrook, WENEW MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT. esq. of Tetbury, Gloucestershire-At Mary
The Hon. John Jocelyn, in the room of le bone church, C. Majoribanks, esq. of Upthe Hon. R. Viscount Jocelyn, now Earl of per Wimpole-street, to Mrs. Parker, wider Roden, as M.P. for the county of Louth.
of the late William Parker, esq. of Bengal
At Hackney, Mr. William Minithorpe, to Birihs.] The lady of J. B. Brown, esq. Miss Pomeroy-At St. George's, Hanoverof the Inner Temple, barrister-at-law, of a square, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Ogle, to son In Great Cumberland-street, Mrs. Ben- Letitia, daughter of Sir Wm. Burroughs-jamin Cohen, of a daughter-In Hoxton At Pinner church, G. Pocock, esq. of the square, the wife of the Rev. Mr. Crosby, of a Middle Temple, to Miss Ashwell-At All. SON--At Hampstead, Mrs. J. C. Cameron, of hallows Staining, Mr. John Reay, Marka son-In Middle Scotland-yard, Mrs. R. lane, to Miss Jane Eliz. Charles, of MecklenDalgleish, of a daughter-The lady of Wm. burgh-square - At Mary-le-bone church, Filder, esq. of a daughter-In Burton Cres- George Richards, esq. of King's College, cent, Mrs. Gutteres, of a daughter-The lady Cambridge, to Miss Aylmer, of Wimpoleof C. E. Heaton, esq. of a son-In York-street---Ac St. James's church, W. Teanby, place, the lady of Joseph Humé, esq. M. P. esq. of Old-street, 10 Miss M. Fisher, of Bers of a son-In Wimpole-street, the lady of wick-street-Wm. White, esq. of Dorset-sq. Wm. Johnson, esq. of a daughter-In New Mary-le-bone, to · Eleanor, daughter of wi court, Crutched Friars, the lady of James C. Clarkson, esq. of Doctors CommonsLester, csq. of a daughter--In Hunter-street, At. St. Sepulchre's church, James Witch, the lady of T. H. Peile, esq. of a daughter- esq. to Ann Amelia Drummond Deady.
net i b est to focul anihigit Died.] Mrs. Bell, of Frith-street, Soho, Cloyne, estimated at nearly 6,000l. per anafter a long and painful illness-In Soho- pum, He was, a Fellow of the Society of square, suddenly, Charles Trelawny Brere- Antiquaries, and d:stinguished by his knowton, esq., 65, formerly meniber for St. Mi ledge of the Roman Roals. In 1791 Bp. chael's, and lieut.-colonel of the Coldstream Bennet married Frances, daughter of the regiment of Foot Guards In Guildford- Rev. Nathaniel Mapletoft, of Boughton, street, Frances, wife of Mr. Wm. Clay- Northamptonshire, by Anna Maria, only In Montpelier-row, Twickenham, Miss daughter of Charles 5th Viscount Cullen. Coles-Thos. Stratton Coles, esq. of Basing- His lady survives, but there are no chilhall-st. in a fit of apoplexy-In Harley-st. dren, Philip Cipriani, eso one of the chief clerks In Dr. Parr's memorable “ Sequel to a in the Treasury-In Leicester-square, Chas. printed Paper lately circulated in WarwickElms, esq.-In St. James's-place, James shire by the Rev. Charles Curtis, 1792," the Ferguson, esq. of Pitfour, M. P. for Aber- learned Doctor, enumerating some of his deenshire At Hampstead, Lewis Forrester, highly-esteemed correspondents, places first esq. late of Demerary, 47-At Hendon, “ that most amiable man, and most accomWm. Godwin, esq. 75 — At Tottenham, plished scholar, Dr. Bennet, the Bishop of Wm. Goodhall, esq. at church, in a fit of Cork;' and in a subsequent pamphlet, in anapoplexy-At Fulham Palace, George Gor- swer to Dr. Combe, 1795, will be found the don Howley, youngest son of the Bishop of following just and admirable character of London-At her house, Highbury-place, Bishop Bennet-a literary tribute due to a Mrs. Hogg, widow, 60--At Brompton, John man not only of the first attainments, but of Holmes, esq. 72–At Pimlico, Mrs. Hender the mildest complexion of manners : son, 79-George Jones, esq. of Hans-square, “ Among the Fellows of Emmanuel ColSloane-street, at Paris-At Hackney, Mrs. lege who endeavoured to shake Mr. Homer's Jesser, widow, 83-In Greek-st. Soho, Mrs. resolution, and to preserve for him his aca. Anna G. Keating, relict of W. C. Keating, demical rank, there was one man, whom I formerly of Serjeant's Inn, Fleet-st. 97 - At cannot remember without feeling that all St. Pancras, Mrs. Kiddington, widow, 71 my inclination to commend, and all, my In Gerrard-st. Soho, the Rev. S. Lyon, talents for commendation, are dispropormany years Hebrew teacher to the Univer tionate to his merit. From habits not only. sities of Oxford and Cambridge, and Eton of close intimacy, but of early and uninCollege-Miss Mills, of Parliament-st. only terrupted friendship, I can say, that there is child of John Mills, esq.-Mr. John Addi- scarcely one Greek or Roman author of emi." son Newman, late keeper of Newgate-At nence, in verse or prose, whose writings are Islington, Mr. Wm. Pettit, formerly of Ho- not familiar to him. He is equally successşier-lane, 81--In Berkeley-square, Thomas ful in combating the difficulties of the most Palmer, esq.-In Wimpole-st. Mr. John obscure, and catching, at a glance, the beauPalmer-At his house in Upper Baker-st. ties of the most elegant. . Though I could Alexander Ross, esg of Cromarty, North mention two or three persons who have Britain--In Doughty-st. Mrs. Richardson, made a greater proficiency than my friend 78-In Cadogan-place, G. Staniforth, esq. in philosophical learning, yet, after survey of Trinity College, Cambridge, 25-At Ed- ing all the intellectual endowments of all monton, the Rev. W. Shaw, 68—In Osna- my literary acquaintance, I cannot name the burgh-street, Regent's Park, Mrs. Thomp. man whose taste seems to me more correct son, widow, 75-In St. Paul's Church-yard, and more pure, or whose judgment upon Mrs. Vowler-At Teddington, Lieut. Col. any composition in Greek, Latiri, or Eng. Philip Vaumorel, 30th regiment of foot-In lish, would carry with it higher authority to Bernard-street, Brunswick-squ. J. Wright, my mind. esq. of Largneau, 22.
* To those discourses which, when deli
vered before an academical' audience, capDR. BENNET. BISHOP OF CLOYNE. . tivated the young and interested the old
, which were argumentative without forThe Right Rev. W. Bennet, D. D. who mality, and brilliant without gaudiness, and died in Mountagu-square, on the 16th of in which the happiest selection of topics was July last, was most respectable for his learn- united with the most luminous arranger i ing, and most exemplary for his upright- ment of matter, it cannot be unsafe for me ness, benevolence, and picty. : He was to pay the tribute of my praise, because educated at Harrow School, removed to Em- every hearer was an admirer, and every admanuel College, Cambridge, where he took mirer will be a witness. As a tutor, he wası the degrees of B. A. 1767, and M. A. 1770. unwearied in the instruction, liberal, in thel In 1775 he succeeded to the Tutorship of government, and anxious for the welfare, of his College, proceeded B. D. 1777, and all who were entrusted to his care. The D. D. 1700, in which year he was appointed brilliancy, of his conversation, and the Chaplain to the Earl of Westmoreland, whose suavity of his manners, were the more enor) private tutor he had been, and elevated to dearing, because they were united, I with the Bishopric of Cork and Ross; and, in qualities of a higher orders because in mo) 1794, translated to the valuable Secofrals he was correct without moroseness, andı v! 8
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