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therefore, be considered as still exist were let out by the entrance to Carle ing; and the additional evidence pro ton-house from the park. mised not having been furnished, seem. From the immense concourse who ed still farther to support that conclu. attended, it was found necessary to alsion. The learned judge, therefore, ter the mode of admission, by admitcould not but consider it his duty to ting a few hundreds at the gates, and condemn the vessel, leaving it to an ap then closing them, and they remained peal to decide upon the matter of fact, in the court-yard till they could be adshould the additional evidence expect. mitted into the house, the doors being ed still be furnished
occasionally shut, similar to the reguThe sentence of condemnation was lations adopted at the gates. This cauaccordingly pronounced in this case, sed a great pressure on the steps against and likewise in several others, similarly the entrance, which occasioned some la. circumstanced, and founded upon the dies, elegantly dressed, to suffer great same principle.
inconvenience. Lord Yarmouth very 25th.-CARLTON-HOUSE._Yes- gallantly stood forward to their relief, terday the visitors to Carlton-house, and lifted them in at the windows of admitted by tickets given by persons the great hall. of his Royal Highness the Prince Re- 26th.-CARLTON-HOUSE.—Yestergent's household, were supposed to day being the last day the public were have been between twenty and thirty permitted to view the interior of Carl. thousand, all of them highly respect- ton-house, the crowd, from an early able. Some ladies fainted. At the en- hour in the morning, was immense ; trance, several ladies lost their scarfs and as the day advanced, the scene exand mantles; cloaks, tippets, and other cited additional interest. Every pregarments were torn off; some lost their caution had been adopted to facilitate shoes, and a variety of other ornaments the entrance of the visitors. The were torn off and trod upon.
horse guards paraded in front of the About twelve o'clock, the crowd 'house, and were stationed at both ends was so extremely great round the gates of Pall-Mall, and the various streets where the company were admitted, and leading from it. The press to gain so much confusion was occasioned by admittance was so great, that early in carriages drawing up to the gates with the day several females fainted away; company, that it was feared some ac- many lost their shoes, and endeavoured cident would happen ; and Colonel to extricate themselves from the crowd, Bloomfield, with the greatest attention but this was quite impossible. Thegates to humanity and regularity of exhibit. were only opened at certain intervals ; ing the Prince Regent's mansion, sent and when this was the case, the torrent orders for a party of the life guards was so rapid, that many people were to attend in Pall-Mall, to regulate the taken off their feet, some with their
carriages : they attended in a short backs towards the entrance, screaming · time after, and the access to the gates to get out. The scene at last began was much improved. About the same to wear a still more serious aspect; time, Pall-Mall was so extremely when it was deemed expedient that thronged with people, that those reti. some measure should be resorted to, ring from Carlton-house by the en. to prevent farther mischief. Lord trance for chairs on levee days found it Yarmouth and the Duke of Glocester impossible to get out; the door was in appeared, and announced to the public, consequence shut, and the company that the gates would not be again open, ed; and that for the sake of prevent- presented a shocking spectacle ; she Yng the loss of any lives, they had to had been trodden on until her face was express the strongest wish that the quite black from strangulation, and persons assembled would cease from every part of her body bruised to such endeavouring to gain admittance. This, a degree, as to leave little hopes of her however, had not the desired effect; recovery : surgical assistance was imas many, who probably were ignorant mediately had, but her life was not ex. of what had happened, remained in the pected to be saved. An elderly lady anxious hope of being admitted at last. had her leg broken, and was carried
The greatest pressure to obtain ad- away in a chair ; and two others were mittance took place about half-past also seriously hurt, but, on being bled, two o'clock. About one, the crowd were restored to animation. One of in the inside of Carlton-house had ac- them was able to walk home, the other cumulated so much, that it was found was led by two men. : necessary to shut the gates. The line The situation of almost all the ladies of carriages now extended the whole who were involved in this terrible rush length of Pall-Mall, up to the very top was truly deplorable: very few of them of St James's-street, and as there had could leave Carlton-house until furnishbeen a complete stoppage for above ed with a fresh supply of clothes ; they half an hour, hundreds of ladies left were to be seen all round the gardens, their carriages, and hastened on foot most of them without shoes or gowns ; towards Carlton-house. At this time and many almost completely undress: you might see ladies and gentlemen ed, and their hair hanging about their coming out of the crowd covered with shoulders. The crowd outside at one perspiration, and unable any longer to time literally carried away the horse bear the pressure. Those who thus guards for several paces, when the ani. made their retreat in time will have to mals became restive to an alarming de congratulate themselves on their supe- gree, rearing on their hind legs, and rior prudence. Hitherto all was com- beating down all within their reach paratively well, and the scene rather with their fore legs ; several women afforded amusement than excited alarm. were trodden under foot, and received But the case was most materially al- considerable injury; and five or six tered when the gate of entrance was men were so overcome that they faint. next opened. It became exactly like ed, and were carried off. some of those rushes at our theatre, It is certainly a circumstance exwhich have sometimes produced such tremely to be regretted, that what was melancholy consequences. Those be- so generously intended for the gratifihind irresistibly pushed on those before, cation of the public, should have un and of the number of delicate and help- expectedly terminated in this most disless females who were present, some 'agreeable manner, though it does not were thrown down, and, shocking to appear that any blame can attach any relate, literally trod upon by those be- where. hind, without the possibility of being Carlton-house will not be again open extricated. When at last the crowd for visitors. An order to this effect was got inside Carlton-house gates, four posted on the walls, by command of females were found in a lifeless state, the Prince Regent, yesterday evening. lying on their backs on the ground, 29th.-CAMBRIDGE-INSTALLAwith their clothes almost completely TION OF THE DUKE OF GLOCESTER. torn off. One young lady, elegantly —This day the ceremonial took place attired, or rather who had been sø, in the Senate-house. The hour of ele
ven o'clock was appointed for opening were educated there, and concluded the doors to admit company. So early by stating his confident hope, that his as nine o'clock the town was crowded highness would protect the rights of with elegantly dressed and beautiful the university over which he had been women, hastening to the Senate house. chosen to preside. The crowd was so great, that the seats The senior proctor, administered in a few minutes were completely filled the usual oath of office, and then his At twelve o'clock, the procession left highness was installed, taking his seat Trinity College, and arrived at the Se- in the chair of state.- When this cerenate-house. His highness was met on mony was gone through, the loudest the steps by the vice-chancellor. In bursts of applause succeeded, which the confusion occasioned by the rushdid not subside for some minutes. ing in of the company, considerable. The public orator then delivered a Laalarm was created; the heat became tin oration in praise of his highness. excessive, and it was suggested that After which, the duke addressed the the best way to remedy the inconve- Senate :--His highness expressed the nience would be to break the windows : satisfaction which he felt for the ho. the hint was no sooner given than it nour just done him, in placing him at was put in practice. The under-gra- the head of an university always disduates, with much alacrity, went to it, tinguished for its attachment to, and and the windows of the Senate were li- support of, the civil and religious rights terally broken to pieces. When the of the state. His heartfelt acknowa procession entered the Senate-house, ledgments were due for so singular a the band of music struck up an over- mark of their respect and esteem for ture; and as soon as that was conclu- his person. He had ever entertained ded, the audience testified their respect the utmost veneration and respect for for his highness by a sentiment of ap- that august body, and should consider plause, which lasted several minutes. that day the proudest in his life, in
The vice-chancellor (Doctor Dou. which he had been so flatteringly call. glas) then addressed the assembly in a ed to the chair. He could not in adespeech which was delivered in a tone quate terms express his thanks for this which was inaudible in most parts of mark of their confidence. The honour the Senate-house. In enumerating the so handsomely bestowed was become many services his highness had rendered more valuable, because he was the first his country, he could, were it proper, of the family who had received an eduexpatiate with pleasure on the well- cation in that university, which had known alacrity with which he had obey. uniformly supported those principles ed the call of his country in the hour which first seated the house of Brunsof danger; and on his readiness to wick upon the throne of Great Britain. render still greater services to the state He could most correctly assure them, during his travels. The doctor then that in selecting him they would find panegyrized his highness's exertions in that he was alive to their interests, and the cause of humanity, by taking a de- would ever watch over and protect cided part against the slave-trade; and them. expressed his gratitude for the distin. During the delivery of the speech, guished favours which this university it was frequently interrupted by the had received from the royal family, loudest plaudits. An ode, written by particularly in protecting its laws and Mr Smythe, was then performed ; and constitution. From thence he noticed the procession returned to Trinity Colthe many distinguished characters who lege, accompanied by an immense con: course of people. His highness was office with which he was intrusted by dressed in a black silk robe, richly em- his Majesty. But although the Prince broidered with gold. On his head he Regent admits the principle under wore a black velvet cap with a long gold which the court have allowed this contassel. A very sumptuous dinner was sideration to act in mitigation of the afterwards given to his highness at punishment which the crime of mutiny Trinity College. In the evening there would otherwise have suggested, yet was a concert at the Senate house. no circumstances whatever can be reHis highness was present, and seemed ceived by his royal highness in full exhighly gratified. After the concert, tenuation of an assumption of power the visitors were treated with an exhi- so subversive of every principle of good bition of fire-works, in the walks of order and discipline, as that under which Trinity; and a cold collation was af- Lieutenant-Colonel Johnson has been terwards given by his highness to near- convicted. ly 3000 visitors, among whom were, “ You will acquaint me with the day the Marquis of Lansdowne, Earl of upon which the sentence is made known Hardwicke, Lord Erskine, the Bishop to the prisoner, Lieut.-Col. Johnson, of Bath and Wells, General Gascoigne, as from that day he will cease to reSir Sidney Smith, Sir Vicary Gibbs, ceive pay in his Majesty's service. i Lord Palmerstone, &c. &c.
* (Signed) The following is the sentence of the “ FREDERICK, Commander-in-Chief. Court-Martial in the case of Lieute. “ Adjutant-General of the Forces." . nant-Colonel Johnson. ale "« Horse Guards, June 29, 1811. AGRICULTURAL REPORT.--The
COURT MARTIAL."Thecourt ha- grass is generally down in the vicinity ving duly and maturely weighed and of London, and the hay harvest proconsidered the whole of the evidence ceeding in all the forward parts of the adduced on the prosecution, as well as country. Although a considerable what has been offered in defence, are and profitable bulk, the meadow hay of opinion, that Lieutenant-Colonel does not quite equal the general exJohnson is guilty of the act of mu- pectation as to quantity ; but pasture tiny, as described in the charge, and lands, and the artificial grasses, were do therefore sentence him to be ca- scarcely ever more remarkable for shiered.
weight of swathe. The grass is also Iamto acquaint you, that, under all very forward on all mowed and clearthe circumstances of this case, his roy- ed grounds. al highness was pleased, in the name Wheats are now in high bloom, and and on the behalf of his Majesty, to although the late cold and changeable acquiesce in the sentence of the court. weather and high winds have, in some
Iamfurthercommanded to acquaint degree, affected their colour, no dayou, that in passing a sentence so in mage is yet apprehended, and, in ten adequate to the enormity of the crime days or a fortnight more, the bloomof which the prisoner has been found ing will generally be over in the southguilty, the court have apparently been ern counties. In some of the cold and actuated by a consideration for the cir. wet lands, wheat looks rather sickly, cumstances of impropriety and oppres- and recovery will depend entirely on sion, which, by the evidence on the the state of the weather during the face of the proceedings, has so strong. next two or three weeks. They talk ly marked the conduct of Governor of too great a bulk of straw upon in. Bligh in the administration of the high ferior lande, for the crop to be very
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productive on such ; but the warm and sleeves ; Persian fringed sash, long good lands are of the highest promise. white kid gloves; stockings much em. The growth of spring wheat is full as broidered, and hair plaited, and twist considerable as last year. ... ed with a double row of pearls.
The spring crops promise a general - General Observations. The hair is abundance, with the exception of some now worn strained back from the side barley and oats, which have been blight of the face, twisted behind, and brought ed probably as well by the lightning round the head on one side and confias the chills and variable weather. ned in full round curls, the front hair Pease and beans will be a full crop is curled in thick fat curls. Orna. potatoes an extraordinary one. It is mental combs are not much worn : said the potatoe crop in Lancashire pearl wreaths are considered as remarkhas been for several years overdone, ably elegant. Many ladies have nomuch undrained and improper land be thing on their heads. The prevailing ing applied to that purpose, to the colours for the season are yellow, deep great deterioration of the quality of green, blue, pink, lilac, and amber, , the Lancashire root. Hops will be an universal crop, and fruit most abundant. Some little damage has been done to the rutabaga, by the stag or
JULY. fly. English turnips will be rather a late season. The lands work admir 3d.-CAMBRIDGE INSTALLATION. ably.
-This morning the Chancellor finishe Fat beef uncommonly, dear-store ed his visitations to the several col. cattle somewhat cheaper, the grass leges ; and about one o'clock walked going off. ...;
through the great court of TrinityIn Ireland and Wales, the seasons College, from whence the balloon as. have been wet, cold, and backward, cended, in order to inspect the operaprobably near a month behind the tion of filling it, and afterwards as southern parts of England. In France, cended the top of the turret of the and generally upon the continent, the great gate, from whence he viewed the present, it is said, will be the most pro- spectacle. He was dressed in his scare ductive year of the last ten.. . let robe, with a military cocked-hat, · FASHIONS.Walking Dress.-A and was accompanied by his usual pelisse of pale pink sarsnet lined with suite. The balloon, which had long white, and ornamented with rich silk been on view at the Tennis Court, was Brandenburg trimmings of correspond- early this morning removed to Trinity ent pink or pale brown ; a high stand. Great Court, and the operation of filling ruff round the throat ; a Persian ing it went on till two o'clock. 5 mantle of pale blue, or white, thrown . The morning was one continued over the dress. A basket hat of straw, drizzle of rain, with some wind to the 'ornamented with a demi-wreath of half. N. E. Mr Sadler intended that, his blown : roses..., Shoes of blue kid; two daughters should ascend with him, gloves of York tan. I
had the weather been fine ; that not Parisian Ball Dress.-A frock of being the case, however, the second white crape, ornamented with white seat in the balloon was at the service batin in a leaf pattern, the bottom of of any gentleman, at the price of 100 the dress trimmed with pale French guineas. It was reported that Dr roses and a plaiting of green and root. Clarke, who has made many extensive coloured ribband mixed; short bell travels on terra firma, had purchased