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gust than many which we have sien not long ! Mr. Hanultuo Bruce is preparing an elaboxince. The dialogue was spirited, and, in rate work, froin autheatic sources, giving a parts, even elegant --It had not much of that Jetailed account of all the Scottish familjes of terceness which stage dialogue requires, but note, from the peopling of Scotland by the it was not deficient ju point..l'pon the wlule, Scythians to the present era; also a copious this play met with deserved success.
account of the difierent Scottish monarchs,
and their existing postorily. WORKS IV TIC PRESS.
A report of the late Mr. Fox's Speeches in T: Aibin has in the press, in an octavo vo tbc fuuse of Commons, from his entrance into luie, Crilieal Essays on various subjects. Parliament, in 1705, to the close of the ses.
MWinch bas nearly ready for the press, siun in 1806, is preparing for the press. the Flora of the counties of Northumberland Mr. Guy will shortly publish the British and Durban. it will contain about 2000 Reader, or Sequel to his Eroiish Spelling indigenous plants, and be illustrated by some book, adapted to the junior classes of euloured engravings from drawings made by sebouls. Nr. Sewerly,
Dr. Millar, lecturer ou Materia Medica in Mr. Belsham will shortly publisli, in an oc
ilie University of Glasgow, has in tbe press, tavo volowe, Lectures ou the Pre-existence of Disquisitions in the distory of Medicine, cxChrist
liibiting a View of Physic as observed to exist Mr. Trotter, vf Montalta near Wicklow, las i during remote periuds, and anong pations in ihe press, an Account of the Travels ofibe nut far advanced in refinemeut. Pate Vir, Fux, Lurd St. Jubn, and linself, in
Dr. Joseph Reade, -f Cerk, bas in the press, Flanders and France, during the late short
Critical aud Practical Obscrvations on the peace; with a variety of letters of Mr. Fux, Diseases of the loner Corner of the Human aud circumstantial particulars of the last four Eyes, with a new arrangement and method of years of bis life.
Cure, DI«. P. Barlor, of the Military Academy, is almuut to publish a Collection of Ma bematical PENAL CODE OF CHINA. If any physi. Tables, ainong which are some tu facilitate the cian inadverteutly prepares and mixes the me. solution of the Irreducible Case of Cubics. dicines destined for the use of his Imperial
W. Jacob, Esq. bas in the press, in a quarto | Majesty, in any manner that is not sanctioned volume, with plates, Travels in Spain, iu lut. by the establishsd practice, or does not acters written in 1909 and 1810; cuntaining ay company them with a proper description and account of the manufactures, com merce, pro- | directious, he shall be punisbed with one buna ductions, &c. with biographical anecdules, dred blows. If the ingredients are not geand a view of Spain under the Mobimuredan nuine, and well.chosen, as well as carefully dommion.
cumpounded, the physician shall be punished 3'be Rev. Johnson Grant will shortly pub. | with sixty blows. Jisl the first volume of a Summary of the His If the couk employed in preparing the Ina. tory of the English Church, and of the Sects | periał repasts, introduce any prohibited in. which have separated from it, from the earli gredients into the dishes inadvertently, he shall est periods to the reigu of James I.
be punished with one hundred blows. Sir Juku Carr bas in torwardness for publi. If any of the articles of liquid or solid food cation, Descriptive Sketches of the South-east arc not clean, he shall be punished with eighty parts of Spain, and the, Isiairls of Majorca, blows. If they are not genuine and properly Miuorca, Sardinia, Sicily, and Malta, during a selected, with sixty blows; and lastly, if the tour ju those couvtries in 1809 and 1810, ac cook does not ascertain the quality of the companied by engravings of views taken on disbes by tasting, he shall be punished with the spot.
fifty blows, Mr. Pratt purposes to bring forward early The superintending and dispensing officers in April, the Poetical Renmins of Joseph shall in each case, respectively be punished Blackett, with appropriate engravings, and a two degrees less severely than the cook and portrait and memoirs of the author.
the physician. The Rev T. F. Dibdin hus in the press,
in If either the superintending or dispensing an octavo volume, the English Gentleman's officer, or the cook, introduces into his Ma. Library Companion, being a guide to the jesty's kitchen any upusual drug or article of knowledge of rare, curions, and useful books food, he shall be punished with one hundred so the English language, uppertaining to Bri- blows and be compelled to stallow the same. tish literature-cud antiquities
The Regency Bill having passed both | according to the Law thereof, subject to such Houses of Parliament, on Friday, Jannary 11, limitations and restrictions as shall be provi. at two o'clock precisely, the deputation from the ded. two Houses went up to Carleton House to pre “Resolved, That for a time to be limited, the sent to His Royal Highness the Resolutions to power so to be given to his Royal Highness the which the two Houses, after a long discussion, Prince of Wales, shall not extend to the granting had agreed. The Lords and Gentlemen, all in of any rank or dignity of the Peerage of the full dress, were ushered through the s'iperb suit | Realm to any person whatever, except such perof rooms to the Drawing-room, where his Royal son or persons as may perform some singular naHighness stood. His Chancellor, William Adam, val or military achievement. That for a time to Esq. and Earl Moira on his right hand; the be limited, the said power shall not extend to the Duke of Cumberland and Mr. Sheridan on his granting of any office whatever in reversion, or
behind him four Officers of his household, to the granting of any office, salary, or premium, Mr. Tyrwbitt, Colonel Macmabon, Colonel for any other term than during his Majesty's Bloomfield, and General Turner. The deputa- pleasure, except such offices as are by law retion advanced according to their ord of presi- | quired to be granted for life or during good dency. The Lord President, the Lord Privy haviour. Seal, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Se “ Resolved, That such parts of his Majesty's cretary Ryder, the President of the Board of Con- private property as are not vested in trustees, tronl, and the Master of the Rolls; and they made shall be vested in trustees for the benefit of his the usual reverences.
Majesty The Lord President then read from a paper in « Resolved, That the said power shall not exhis band :
tend to the granting of any part of his Majesty's “ That they were a Committee appointed to at real or personal estate, except as far as relates to tend his Royal Highness with the Resolutious | the renewal of leases. which had been agreed to by the Lords and Com ~ Resolved, That the care of his Majesty's mons, for the purpose of supplying the defect of Royal Person, during the continuance of bis the personal exercise of the Royal Authority, du- | Majesty's illoess, shall be committed to the ring his Majesty's illness, by empowering his || Queen's most excellent Majesty; together with Royal Highness to exercise that anthority in the the sole direction of such portion of his Majesty's name and on the behalf of his Majesty, subject to Household as shall be deemed requisite and suisuch limitations and restrictions as shall be pro- | table for the due attendance on his Majesty's savided.
cred Person, and the maintenance of his Royal “ And that they were directed to express the Dignity; and that for the better enabling her hope which the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Majesty to discharge this important trust, it is Commons entertain, that his Royal Highness, | also expedient that a Council shall be appointed from his regard to the interests of his Majesty, will to advise and assist her Majesty in the several be ready to undertake the weighty and important natiers aforesaid ; and with power, from time to trust proposed to be iovested in his Royal High- time, as they may see cause, to examine, upon ness, as soon as an Act of Parliament shall have oath, the Physicians and others attending his Nabeen passed for carrying the said Resolutions into | jesty's Person, touching the state of his Majesty's effect."
health, and all matters relative thereto." The Lord President then read and delivered to ANSWER OF THE PRINCE.-My Lords and bis Royal Highness the following Resolutions : Gentlemen, I receive the communication which
“ Resolved, That for the purpose of providing the two Houses have directed you to make to ine, for the exercise of the Royal Authority dnring the of their joint Resolutions on the subject of procontinnance of his Majesty's illuess, in such man- viding for “the exercise of the Royal Authority, ner, and to such extent, as the present circum- anring his Majesty's illness,” with those senti. stances and the urgent concerns of the nation ments of regard which I must ever entertain for appear to require, it is expedient that bis Royal the united desires of the two Houses. Highness the Prince of Wales, being resident
With the same sentiments I receive the exwithin the Realm, shall be empowered to exercise pressed“ hopes of the Lords and Commons, that and administer the Royal Authority, according to froin my regard for the interest of his Majesty, the Laws and Constitution of Great Britain, in and the nation, I should be ready to undertake the the name, and on behalf of his Majesty, and under weighty and important trust proposed to be inthe style and title of Regent of the Kingdom; and || vested in me,” under the restrictions and limitato use, execute, examine, and perform, in the tions stated in those Resolutions. name and on the behalf of bis Majesty, all Au Conscious that every feeling of my heart would thorities, Prerogatives, Acts of Government, and have prompted me, from dutiful affection to my Administration of the same, that belong to the beloved Father and Sovereign, to have shewn King of this Realm to usé, execute, and perform, all the reverential delicacy towards him, inculcaNo. XV. Vol. II.-N.3.
tedin these Resolutions, I cannot refrain from ex to cease, and no act done under it afterwards to pressing iny regiet that I should not have been
be valid. allowed the opportunity of manifesting to his Any Acts, Orders, Appointments, &c. previ. afflicted and loyal subjects, that such would have ously made or done under it, to be in force until been liimaduet.
countermanded by his Majesty. Deeply impressed, however, with the necessity No Act of the Regent to be valid, vnless done oftranquillizing the public mind, and determined in the name of his Majesty, and according to the to submit to every personal sacrifice, consistent provisions of the Act. with the regard I owe to the security of my Regent to take an oath to administer the law Father's Crown, and the equal regard I owe to according to the Act. the welfare of his people, I do not hesitate to ac Regent to be deemed a person holding an office cept the office and situation proposed to me, re in trust, and to take the oails, and make the de. stricted as they are; still retaining every opini- || claration relating to such persons as bold places on expressed by me upon a former, and simi- of trust, before the Privy Council. larly distressing occasion.
Regent to be restrained from granting PeerIn undertaking the trust proposed to me, I am ages, or summoning Heir Apparent, or appointwell aware of the difficulties of the situation in ing to Titles in abeyance, until after a given time. which sliall be placed ; but I shall rely with confi. Regent to be restrained from granting offices in dence upon the constitutional advice of an en reversion, or for a longer period than during plealightened Parliament, and the zealous support of sure, except those which are by law granted for a generous and loyal people. I will use all the life, or during good behaviour ; and except penmcans left to ice to meet both.
sious to Chancellor, Judges, &c. Ny Lords and Gentleinen,--You will commu Regent not to be empowered to give the Royal nicate this ny Answer to the two Houses, accom Assent to any Bill to repeal auy Bill for varying panied by my most fervent wishes and prayers, the order and course of succession to the Crown. that the Divine Will may extricate us and the va The Regent to reside in Great Britain, and not dion from the grievous embarrassments of our pre
to marry a Papist. sent condition, by the speedy restoration of his Care of his Majesty's person, and appointment Majesty's health.
of a suitable part of his Household, to be vested in ANSWER OF THE QUEEN.My Lords and
her Majesiy. Her Majesty to be assisted by a Gentlemen, the sense of duty and gratitude to Council. 'the King, and of obligation to this country, which Her Majesty's Council to meet some day in induced ine, in the year 1789, readily to promise | April next, and on the 1st day of every third my most earnest attention to the anxious and mo month after, and declare the state of bis Majesty's mentous trust at that time intended to be reposed health ; a copy of which shall be transmitted to in me by Parliament, is strengthened, if possible, the President of the Privy Council, and pub. by the uninterrupted enjoyment of those blessings lished in the London Gazette. which I have continued to experience, under the Her Majesty's Council may examine the Phy
protection of his Majesty, since that period ; and sicians in attendance on oath. I should be wanting to all my duties if I hesitated Her Majesty and Council to notify his M2to accept the sacred trust which is now offered to jesty's recovery by instrument sent to the Privy
Council. The assistance in point of counsel and advice, The Privy Council to assemble and enter said which the wisdom of Parliament proposes to pro instrulhent. vide for me, will make me undertake the charge After such instrument his Majesty may, by 'svith greater hopes that I may be able satisfacto- Sign Manual, require the Privy Council to assrily to fulfil the important duties which it must semble. jin pose upon me.
If liis Majesty, hy the advice of such Privy Of the nature and importance of that charge I Council, so assembled, shall siguify his pleasure cannot but be duly sensible, involving, as it does, to resume the personal exercise of his royal auevery thing which is valuable to myself, as well thority, a Proclamation shall be issued accordas the highest interests of a people endeared to me ingly. by so many ties and considerations; but by no
Such Proclamation, countersigned by the said -thing so strongly as by their steady, loyal, and
of the said Privy Council, together with affectionate attachment to the best of Kings.
the other proceedings, to be sent to the Lord
Mayor, and the present Act to cease. The following are the heads of the principal In the case of the death of the Regent, or clausesin the Regency Bill:--
of her Majesty, or of the resumption by the King, Prince of Wales to exercise the Royal Antho- Parliament, if prorogued, or adjourned, to meet rity subject to restrictions.
and sit, or if dissolved, the Members of the last Present Appointments to remain until the Re Parliament to mect and sit again. gent declare to the contrary.
Parliament so met, not to sit longer than Upon his Majesty's recovery, and declaration months. of his pleasure to resume his Authority, this Act In tbe case of the death of her Majesty, the
care of his Majesty's person to be vested in her ment to his person, and of their zealous concern Corbeil, &c.
for the honour and interests of his Crown, and
the security and good government of his domini. The following is said to be a literal copy of the ons, and that the uninterrupted confidence whichs Protest, by all the Royal Dukes, gainst the pro- lois Majesty was pleased to repose, for a long position subinitted to the Prince of Wales, for series of years, in the persons who proposed the limiting and restraining his Royal Highness in ' measures which were grounded on those pride the exereise of the prerogative, while called upon ciples, entitled his Majesty's servants, in their to disclarge as Regent the royal anthority, judgment, still further to conclude, that those
“Sir,- The Prince of Wales having assembled principles and measures had the sanction of his. the whole of the male branches of the Royal Fa- Royal approbation. mily, and having communicated to 119 the plan “ Downing-street, Dec. 20, 1810." intended to be proposed by bis Majesty's confi. His R. H. the Duke of York, &c. &c. &c. · dential Servants, to the Lords and Commons, far the establishment of a restricted Regency, sbould the continuation of liis Majesty's ever-to
STATE OF HIS MAJESTY'S HEALTH. be-deplored illness reader it necessary, we feel The following are the daily bulletins issued it a duty we owe to his Majesty, to our country, from Windsor Castle, of his Majesty's health, and to ourselves, to enter our solemn protest since our last :against measures we consider as perfectly uncen
Sunday, Nov. 25.—His Majesty is not quite stitutional, as they are contrary to, and subver so well this erening as he was in the morning. sire of, the principles which seated our family
Monday, Nov. 26.--His Majesty has had very upon the throne of this.realın.
little sleep in the night, but is not worse this (Signed) FREDERICK,
Tuesday, Nov. 27.-His Majesty has had be.. EDWARD,
tween two and three hours sleep in the night, ERNEST,
and is this morning much the saine as yesterday. AUGUSTUS.FREDERICI,
Wednesday, Nov. 28.-Flis Majesty is not ADOLPHUS FREDERICK, quite so well this evening as he was in the
WILLIAM FREDERICK. morning. " Wednesday night, Dec. 19, 1810."
Thursday, Nov. 29.--His Majesty has passed R. H. Spencer Perceval, &c. &c. &c.
a qaiet night, and appears rather better this * Mr. Perceval has the honour of acknow. | morning. ledging the receipt of a solemn Protest, in the Friday, Nov. 30.--His Majesty continues much name of all the male branches of the Royal Fa the same to-day as he was yesterday. mily, against the measures which his Majesty's Saturday, Dec. 1.--His Majesty has not passed coardential Servants have thought it to be their a very good night, but is much the same as be duty to communicate to his Royal Highness the was yesterday. Prince of Wales, as intended to be proposed to Sunday, Dec. 2.--His Majesty has passed a the iwo Houses of Parliament, for the establish- good night, and appears a little better this morument of a restricted Regency during the conti- || ing. Duance of his Majesty's ever-to-be-iamented in Monday, Dec. 3.-The state of amendment: disposition: and stating that their Royal Fligh- 11 which has been observed in his Majesty for the Desses consider these measures as pertectly un last three days still continues. constitutional, and contrary to, and subversive Tuesday, Dec. 4.--His Majesty has possed of, the principles which seated his Majesty's | another good night, and is fully as well as he was Royal Family upon the throne of this realm. yesterdry
* Ms. Perceval has felt it to be his duty to Wednesday, Dec. 5.--His Majesiy has passed submit this communication without loss of time another good night, and is still a little better this is his Majesty's Servants; and deeply as they | morring. lament, that the measure which they have thought Thursday, Dec. 6.-His Majesty has had bent tbemselves bound to propose, shall appear to an inditferent night, and is not quite so well this teir Royal Higpesses to deserve a character, 80 morning. directly contrary to that which it has been their Friday, Dec. 7.-His Majesty's indisposition anxious endeavour should belong to it, they must increased through the day, yesteiday, but he has still, however, have the consolation of reflecting, had some hours sleep in the night, and is beiter that the principles upon which they have acted this morning obtained the express and concurrent support of Saturday, Dec. 8.-His Majesty has passed a the two Houses-of Parliament, in the years 1788 sleepless night, and is not quite so well as he was and 1789: that those Honses of Parliament had the yesterday. high satisfaction of receiving, by the command of Sunday, Dec. 9.-His Majesty has had several bis Majesty, after his Majesty's recovery, his hours sleep, and appears better than he was any warinest acknowledgements for the additional
part of yesterday. proofs they had given of their atfectionate attach Monday, Dee. 10.--His Majesty is quite L
go on well.
well as be was yesterday, though he has passed passed a quiet night, without much sleep, and the night with little sleep.
continues the same as he was yesterday. Tuesday, Dec. 11.–The King has had a very Wednesday, Jan. 2.--His Majesty continues good night, and is better this morning.
nearly in the same state as during the last two Wednesday, Dec. 12.-His Majesty has passed days. a good night, and appears much the same as he Thursday, Jan. 3.--His Majesty has not dewas yesterday.
clined from the state in wbieb he has been during Thursday, Dec. 13.-His Majesty has had but the last four days. little sleep, and is much the same as he was yes Friday, Jan. 4.-His Majesty continues as terday.
well as he was yesterday. Friday, Dec. 14-His Majesty has passed a Saturday, Jan. 5.—His Majesty las passed good night, and is much the same as he was yes another quiet night, and remains very much in terday.
the same state as for some days past. Saturday, Dec. 13.--His Majesty has passed a Sunday, Jan. 6.-His Majesty had several tolerably good night, and is quite as well as he hours sleep in the night, apd is as well in all rewas yesterday.
spects as he was yesterday. Sunday, Dec. 16.--The King has passed an Monday, Jan.7.-His Majesty is as well as lie indifferent night, but he is as well as he was yes has been in anv part of the preceding week, the terday.
wbole of which has passed favourably. Monday, Dec. 17.-His Majesty has passed a Tuesday, Jan. 3.-His Majesty has passed a quiet night, though without mucb sleep, and has good night, and is still rather better. appeared rather better through the last twenty Wednesday, Jan. 9. -His Majesty has passed & four hours.
good night, and continnes as well as he was yesTuesday, Dec. 18.--His Majesty has passed a terday. good night, and is inuch in the same state as be Thursday, Jan. 10.-His Majesty continues to was yesterday.
Wednesday, Dec. 19.-His Majesty has had a Friday, Jan. 11.—His Majesty appears to be tolerably good night, and is much the same this a little improved since yesterday. morning as he was yesterday.
Saturday, Jan. 12.-His Majesty is not quite Thursday, Dec. 20.-Ilis Majesty has passed so well this morning as for some days past. a good night, and appears rainer better this Sunday, Jan. 13.-His Majesty has had a good morning
right, and is better to-day. Friday, Dec. 21.-His Majesty bas had a very Monday, Jan, 14.-His Majesty is as well togood night, and is better to-day.
day as he was yesterday. Saturday, Dec. 22.-His Majesıy has pa ssed a Tuesday, Jan. 15.--His Majesty has had a pretty quiet night, and is not materially different good night, and is as well to-day as he was yesfrom his state yesterday.
terday. Sunday, Dec. 23.-His Majesty is pot quite so Wednesday, Jan. 16 ---His Majesty's state is well this morning, although he had several hours little different from wbat it las been these last sleep yesterday evening.
two days. Monday, Dec. 24.-His Majesty has bad a Thursday, Jan. 17.-His Majesty remains as sleepless night, and is not so well to-day. well as he was yesterday.
Tuesday, Dec. 25.–His Majesty had a severe Friday, Jan. 18.-His Majesty continues very attack of fever yesterday evening, but he got much in the saine state in which he has been for some hours sleep in the night, and the symptoms the last two or three days. are very much abated this morning.
Saturday, Jan. 19.--His Majesty continues Wednesday, Dec. 26.—His Majesty, since the very much the same as he was yesterday. abatement of his fever, has continued nearly in
(Signed) H. REYNOLDS, the same state.
W. HEBERDEN, Thursday, Dec. 27.-His Majesty has passed
R. HENRY HALFORD, an indifferent night, and is much the same as he
R. WILLIS, was yesterday. Friday, Dec. 28.-His Majesty has been rather
THE DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY.—This Noble. better through the last twenty-four hours.
man has been more generally known, and for a Saturday, Dec. 29.-His Majesty has passed a much longer period, than any of his contemporagood night, and is as well to-day as he was yes- ries; and though he has not displayed those taterday
lenis wbich naturally attract the attention of Sunday, Dec. 30.-His Majesty has passed a mankind, he has never ceased, from his first apquiet night, and is as well to-day as he was yes pearance in the world to the moment when he terday.
left it for ever, to be an object of comparative Monday, Dec. 31.-His Majesty has passed a notoriety. There has been no interregnum in good night, and is as well to-day as he was yes- the public course of his existence. His first disterday.
tinction was that of the turf; his kuowledge of Tuesday, Jan. 1, 1811.-His Majesty has || which, both in theory and practice, was consi