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facts (as appears from their own ings, but the deliberate issue of a evidence), could sanction or justify, long and extraordinary delay, for

and which opinion would ap- which no sufficient reasons, or pear, from the proceedings, to explanation, have been assigned. have been utterly void of founda- In this view of the case (which tion, in every instance of implied is not palliated by the very slight attack or insinuation upon that censure passed on Colonel Quentin Officer's courage and conduct be- upon the ist charge) his Royal fore the enemy, as conveyed by Highness has considered that a the tenour of the second and third mark of his displeasure towards charges.

those Officers is essential in the In allusion to the letter signed vital interests of the army: aod by the chief part of the officers, that the nature of the combination and in which the present proceed against Colonel Quentin would ings originated, the Prince Re- call for the removal from the gent bas specially observed, that, service of those who have joined in exclusive of the doubt which may it; but as his Royal Highness be entertained of their capability would willingly be guided by a leto form a judgment so much be- nient disposition towards a corps yond the scope of their experience of officers who have bitherto mein the service, it was worthy of rited his approbation, and would remark, that some who have willingly believe that inadvertency affixed their names to that paper in some, and inexperience in others, had never been with the regiment had left them unaware of the misduring the period in question, and chievous tendency of their conduct others had never joined any mili- upon this occasion, his Royal tary body beyond the depot of Highness is averse to adopt soch their corps; and it might thus be severe measures as the custom of deduced, that although the officers the service in support of its disci. have manifested, according to the pline usually sanctions, upon the appropriate remark of the Court. failure of charges against a commartial, a want of co-operation in manding officer. Still it is essen. support of their Commander's au- tial that conduct so injurious in its thority, yet those who have as- nature should be held forth to the sumed a personal observance of army as a warning in support of Colonel Quentin's conduct, and subordination; and his Royal High. those who, though absent, appear ness has, therefore, commanded, to have acted under a mischievous that the officers who signed the influence, by joining in an opinion letter of the oth of August shall no to his prejudice, have all co- longer act together as a corps, but operated in a compact against their that they shall be distributed by Commanding Officer, fraught with exchange throughout the ditferent evils of the most injurious ten- regiments of cavalry in the service, dency to the discipline of the ser- where it is trusted that they will vice : nor did it escape the notice learn and confine themselves to of his Royal Highness, that this their subordinate duties, until their accusation has not been the mo- services and experience shall sancmentary offspring of irritated feel- tion their being placed in ranks


and situations, where they may be you no longer belong to the allowed to judge of the general and roth regiment of Hussars; and higher duties of the profession. the Commander in Chief enjoins

The Prince Regent has been fur- you to hold yourselves in readiness ther pleased to observe; that though to join the different regiments of Colonel Palmer did not sign the cavalry to which the Prince Reletter of the oth of August, he is, gent will immediately appoint nevertheless, by his declared sen- you." timents on the prosecution, and The Adjutant-General then di. his general concurrence in the opi- rected the Hon. Major Howard to nion of the officers, to be consi- take on himself the command of dered in the same light as if he the joth Royal Hussars, until it had put his name to that paper, shall be resumed by Colonel Quenand his Royal Highness has there- tin. fore commanded that he shall also be removed to another corps. I am, &c.

Abstract of a Bill for more effec(Signed) FREDERICK, tually Securing the Liberty of

Commander in Chief. the Subject. To the Adjutant-General, &c. States, that the writ of habeas

corpus hath been found by expe. The Adjutant General then read rience to be the most beneficial, the names of the following offi- mode of restoring any person to cers :

his liberty, who bath been unjustly Colonel Charles Palmer; Lieu, deprived thereof; and that extendtenant-Colonel G. J. Roberts, ing the remedy of such writ will Captains J. R. Lloyd, B. N. Hard- be highly advantageous to the pubing, s. H. Stuart, George Fitz- lic; and that the provisions of the Clarence, J. Smith, E. P. Turner, act of the 31st Car. II. intitled R. Goveen, C. Synge, Lord A. W. « An Act for the better securing Hill, Edward Fox Fitzgerald; the Liberty of the Subject," only Lieutenants H. Marquess of Wor- extends to cases of imprisonment cester, Charles Eversfield, H. Son for criminal matter. Enacts, that merset, G. Wombwell, C. Wynd- the Lord Chancellor, and any of ham, H. Seymour, Henry Fitz- the Judges, may issue writs of clarence, A. F. Berkeley, J. H. habeas corpus in vacation, rePowell, J. Jackson, J. A. Richard- furnable immediately, where any son, J. C. Green ; Cornet R. B. person is restrained of his liberty, Paliser.

otherwise than for some criminal And desired then to move for- matter, and except persons imward in front of their respective prisoned for debt; and that nontroops, and to return their swords. obedience to such writ shall be He then addressed them as fole considered as a contempt of court, lows:

and that process of contempt may “ Gentlemen,- I have the Com- issue in vacation ; that although inander in Chief's commands to the return to any writ of babeas signify to you his Royal Highness corpus shall be good in law, the the Prince Regent's plcasure, that Lord Chancellor, Court, or any


of the Judges, before whom such Trinity College and the King's lan writ is returnable, may examine Libraries at Dublin, to the ware. into the truth of the facts set forth house-keeper of the company of in such return; that process of Stationers, under the penalty, on contempt may be awarded in va- default, of five pounds for each cation against persons disobeying copy, besides the value of the writs of habeas corpus, in cases copy. No copy of a subsequent within the stat. 31. Car. II. · edition without addition or altera

tion to be demanded, and addi.

tions to be printed separately and Abstract of an Act to amend the delivered. With respect to copy.

several acts for the encourage- right, Authors and their Assigns ment of Learning, hy securing to have the sole liberty of printing the Copies and Copyright of and reprioting for twenty-eigbt printed Books, to the Authors of years commencing from the first such Books, or their Assigns. publication, and if the Author be

The provisions of the Act of living at the end of that period, 8th of Queen Anne, and the 41st for the residue of his life. In of his present Majesty, are repealed order to ascertain the publication as far as relates to the delivery of of books of wbich copies as above copies to public libraries, Enacts, are demandable, the title and name instead, that eleven printed copies of the publisher of each shall be enof every book, upon the paper tered at Stationers' hall within a upon which the largest number is month after publication, and one printed for sale, with the maps copy shall be sent to the British and prints belonging thereto, shall Museum ; and lists of all such be delivered, on demand made in entered books shall from time to writing within twelve months after time be transmitted by the warepublication, by authorized persons house keeper of Stationers' ball to of the following libraries, viz. The the persons authorised by the British Museum, Sion College, the above libraries. Authors of books Bodleian at Oxford, the Public already published now living and Library at Cambridge, the Library possessed of copy-right, to have of the Faculty of Advocates at the benefit of the extension of Edinburgh, the Libraries of the right above specified. four Universities of Scotland,



From November 1813, to November 1814.

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John Cragg, Esq. for improve Mr. W. Stocker, for an improve ments in the facing, and exterior ed cock for drawing liquor from and interior walls of Gothic or casks. other structures.

Mr. John Duffy, jun. for a me. Mr. Maurice de Jongh, for im- thod of producing patterns of cloih provements in the manufacturing of calico or linen. of madder.

Timothy Harris, Esq. for a naMr. Isaac Wilson, for improve. chine for laying on colours, printments on stove grates.'

ing, flocking, and pressing, so as Mr. Samuel Tyrrell, for a broad. to produce a smooth face on paper, cast sowing machine.

and other articles. Mr. John Bateman, for an im. Mr. John Vallance, jun. for an provement on musical instru- apparatus for cooling worts, wash, ments.

Mr. Thomas Wright, for an im. Mr. John Kershaw and Mr. proved composition for dyeing John Wood, for a mode of preparscarlet and other colours.

ing flax for being spun on cotton Mr. John S. Rogers, for a mode machinery. of making a species of wool into Mr. Joseph Bramah, for applyyarn.

ing certain species of earth to preMr. Jos. White, for improvę. vent the dry rot, and serve as a ments in steam engines.

substitute for lead in paint. Mr. W. Allamus Day, for a me. Mr. W. Fr. Hamilton, for imthod of extracting the mucilagi- provements in optical instruments nous matter from whale oil. and apparatus.

Mr. W. Spratley, for an im- Mr. Richard Price, for an improvement on axle-trees.

proved cooking apparatus. Mr. Thomas Sutherland, for an M r. John Buddle, for a fire-pan improvement in the construction of or lamp, and a fire-grate, for burncopper and iron sugar pans and ing inferior coals. boilers.

Mr. James Thomson, for im· Lord Cochrane, for methods of provements in the construction of regulating the atmospherical prese fire-arms. sure in lamps, globes, &c.

Mr. Dan. Goodall, for improveMr. Ralph Sutton, for a security ments in the manufacturing of to prevent the accidental discharge English silk crapes. of fowling-pieces, &c.

Mr. Alex. Cock, for prevention Mr. James Cavanagh Murphy, and cure of the dry rot in timber, for a method of preserving timber and preserving woollen, linen, &c. and other substances from decay from mildew.

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Mr. Roger Harlewood, for an provements in carriages and other improved folding-screen.

machines. Mr. Edrward Steers, for a me Mr. David Grant, for apparatus thod of rendering stoppers of bot- for drawing off liquids impregnatles, &c. air tight.

ted with fixed air. Mr. James Barclay and Mr. W. Mr. J. Bernard Logier, for apCuming, for improved wheels and paratus for facilitating the acquire. axle-trees.

ment of execution on the pianoMr. John Slater, for improve- forte. ment in a steam boiler and appara- Mr. Jos. Price, for a method of tus for washing and cleansing making glass. clothes, warming closets, laun- John Vancouver, Esq. for a medries, &c.

thod for painting surfaces with Mr. Marc Isumbard Brunel, for a certain materials. method of giving durability to lea- Mr. T. Alree Pickering, for the ther.

security of remittances by coaches. Mr. Matt. Murray, for improve- Mr. William Moult, for improments in hydraulic presses.

ed method of acting upon machiMr. W. Alfred Noble, for an nery. improved steam and fire engine. Mr. William Neville, for a me

Mr. Emanuel Heaton, for im- thod of making hurdles, gales, pa. provements in the locks and lisades, rails, &c. breeches of fire-arms.

Mr. William Sellars, for a meMr. J. Sparks Moline, for an thod of laying out ropes, twine, improved method of tanning lea- line, thread, &c. by machinery. ther.

Mr. George Haywood, for an Mr. Jos. du Dyer, for an im- improved plan of turning rolls, and provement in machinery for ma- of rolling gun and pistol barrels. nufacturing nails.

Mr. John Stubbs Jorden, for an Mr. George Smart, for improve- improved method of making the ments of machinery for grinding lights, and for other improve. corn, &c.

ments, in horticultural buildings. Mr. James Wood, for an im- Mr. Grant Preston, for concare provement on the German flute, cabin stoves.

Mr. J. U. Rastrick, for a steam Mr. John Burton, for an im. engine on a new construction. proved method of twisting and

Mr. Isaac IValton, for a method laying cotton; silk, and other artiof making stamped fronts for cles. stoves, fenders, tea-trays, &c. Mr. Thomas Tindall, for im

Mr. Jos. Roberts, for an appara- provements on the steam engine. tus to be used for map rollers, car Messrs. John Malerly and John riage blinds, and the like.

Barrow, for a method of securing Mr. IVilliam Whitfield, for cer- carriage glasses. tain improvements in carriages. Mr. W. Fr. Hamilton, for im

Mr. John Read, for means of provements in making liquids imraising and conveying water and pregnated with carbonic acid gas. other fluids by earthen pipes.

Mr. B. L. Mertian, for a meMr. Lewis Gompertz, for im- thod of extracting jelly from sub

stances capable of affording it.


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