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Items of expenditure in the civil List, according to the report of a select committee:—
A clock for Carlton House . 735 0 0
Two new landaus . - - 1,892 0
Abstract of all the Accounts of the Erpendi
ture of all the Civil List, amounting to
Payments actually made up to 5th January, 1816.
Estimated Demands outstanding.
- £ 36. S.
The unhappy affair of the Dartmoor tragedy, after the conclusion of peace, is proposed to be annually celebrated in the maritime parts of the United States. We cannot dissemble our concern, that a subject so deeply involving the feelings of two great nations should not, at least pro forma, have been a subject of discussion in the British legislature.
We have mentioned the horrible massacre at Barbadoes in a subsequent page, and it since appears, that other islands were threatened with disturbance. In South America the patriotic cause lan
want of effective external assistance.
A considerable esservescence has recently taken place on this coast, and those crimes, which for two centuries have called for retribution, appear lately to have arrived at a climax, and to call on the civilized world to seek better security for peace than they have hitherto possessed. Several hundred persons have recently been massacred at Bona, &c. because they were Christians!
To: of the medals to the suc-
“Society of Arts, was lately made by the Duke
of Sussex, who, for the first time, officiated as
street, to Anne, daughter of mr. Serjeant Sel
lon. At Leyton, mr. Robert John Brereton, to miss Sarah Pearson Walton, of Knott's Green. Thomas March, esq. of MontaguElio, Atomiss Mary Anne Gonne of Champion
- Colonel Carmichael Smith to IIarriet,
only daughter of General Morse of Devon.
shire-place. Charles Robt. Turner, esq. to *iss Judith Harvey. Mr. Joseph Price of Qrchard-street, Portman-square, to miss Min. chin of Pall-Mall. At St. George's, Hanoverjo Geo. Lewis Newnham, esq. to Sarah, eldest daughter of the late Lord Collingwood. Mr. John Dankin of Aldersgate-street, to miss Mary Trimmer of Holyburn. john Mii. esq. of Southampton-row, Russell-square, to miss Eliz. Davisón. Lieut. Col. Goldfinch of the É. to miss Catherine Eliza Thomas of Cobb-court, Sussex. At Mary-le-bonneChurch, Fred. Edw. Morrice, esq. of Betshan
So, to miss Eliz., Ellison of Hebburn-haii,
urham. At Chelsea, J. K. Tobin, esq. of Dublin, to miss A. M. Dundee. At Sheen, the Rev. Samuel Heathcote to miss Ann Bajio. At Lambeth-palace, the Rev. i.evett Thornton, 9f Fientham, to a daughter of Sir Alexander Grant, bart. Edward Blaquiere, esq. of the royal navy, to miss White of Acton-hili. John Halcomb, esq. of Marlborough, to mis. Barber of the Charter-House. At St. George's, Hàn. over-square, Ascoghe Boucherett, esq. of willingham, to miss Louisa Pigon. H. Powmall, esq. to miss A. Waterhouse, both of Russell. square. Francis Bond Head, esq. of the En#ineers, to Julia Valenza, daughter of Lord Somerville. Mr. Burls, jun. of Lothbury, to miss Sarah Arnett of Oxford-street. At Putoy, mr. George Jackson to miss Furmage. Mr. Joseph Mitchell of Mincing-lane, to miss Ford of Dulwich. Robert james Cattley, *Sq. of Wandsworth Common, to miss Caroline Prescott. Mr. R. Good, ium of Bishopsgatestreet, to miss Jane Good of Islington. "Mr. Geo. Colk of Fleet-street, to miss Eliz. Abram, 9, Child's place. D. Wotherspoon, esq. of
lasgow, to miss Maria Tolkein, of Cheapside. 9. H. Barber, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to miss Duberley, of Weymo
In Spring-garden, Miss Burn. At GisburnPark, 44, the Right Hon. Lady Ribblesdale. At Godnestone-park, the wife of Sir Brooke Wm. Bridges, bart. universally lamented. At Woodcot-green, Epsom, the widow of Wm. Sankey, esq. At the Pavilion, Hans place, Chelsea, Peter Denys, esq. who married the sister of the Earl of Pomfret, and was a man of considerable talents.
In Nelson-square, Blackfriars, Benjamin Thompson, esq. the able and elegant translator of “the Stranger,” of the work called “ the German Theatre;” and author of several interesting literary productions. He was generally respected: and fell a victim to strong feelings, produced by the vacilating success of a new dramatic piece, which had been per
formed at Drury-lane, and on which he foun-
Aldermanbury, 62, Mr. Christopher Kempster
Beechy. ...At Clayton-place, Kennington, 57,
prime of life, o lamented by her afflicted husband and sorrowing parents, and extensively and cordially regretted.---" She sparkled, was exhaled, and went to Heaven.” At his chambers, Gray's Inn, in his 76th year, Samuel Webbe, sen. the eminent musician, who by his general, as well as professional erudition, the acuteness of his perception, the solidity of his judgment, the impressiveness of his language, his universal philanthropy, the simplicity of his heart, and the dignified amenity of his manners excited the admiration and love of all who enjoyed the happiness of his acquaintance: He afforded one of the most extraordinary instances of a life well spent, in the genuine sense of the expression, that is not often presented to our knowledge. He was born in 1740, of parents of high respectability and independent fortune. His father was sent to Minorca under some government appointment, while he was yet an infant of scarcely a year old; and, having settled his establishment there, had already written letters for his wife with her infant child to join him, which however, before the preparation for their departure could be completed, was followed by others announcing his death. Independent of the shock on his wife, this event was followed by unfair proceedings, and by the diversion of property }. its rightful descent on the part of those who had the power of controuling the disposal. His wife was thus reduced to a state of comparative penury, which proved disastrous to the future fortunes of his infant son. She could extend to him little advantage of education, but, being intent upon rendering him capable of providing for himself, she bound him apprentice to a cabinet-maker, at the early age of eleven years. This arrangement, however, was so little to his taste, that no sooner were the seven long years elapsed, than he determined to abandon the workshop, and contemplated with infinite regret what he regarded as a total loss of a considerable and valuable portion of his early life. Within a year after this emancipation, (for such he always considered it,) he lost his mother, and with her the little means of support derived from her slender income. Thus destitute of any visible means of support, and still under twenty years of age, he turned his attention to the employment of copying music, as connected with an art of which he was passionately fond, but with which as yet he was totally unacquainted. He obtained his principal employment from a Mr. Welcher, keeper of a well known old music shop in Gerrard-street, Soho, through whom he o: acquainted with a musician of the name of Barbandt, a F. of no particular skill, but from whom e rapidly acquired the rudiments of music, which his own intense study and observation Soon enlarged into a thorough knowledge of the art. At the expiration of his apprenticeship, he applied himself sedulously to the acquirement of Latin, and did not allow himself to be interrupted by the subsequent necessity of copying music for a subsistence, though, when fully employed, he would sit till past twelve at night, and return to it by five in the morning, for a week in succession. He followed the Latin by the study also of French, still appropriating every moment of intermission from those employments suggested by necessity, and excited by an anxious thirst for Self improvement, to the ardent study of music, of which he had now determined to make him. self completely master. His necessities were
Account of S. Webbe, sen.—Rev. J. Joyce.
w augmented at the age of twenty-three by the addition of a wife, and in the followingge. of a child, but, as difficulties increased, so seemed also to increase his thirst of knowledge; and soon after the birth of his first child, he furnished himself with an Italian master. About this time he ventured to become a
teacher of music, and his progress in the art
fully warranted this undertaking, though he
was then but twenty-five years of age, and it .
was but six years since his first acquaintance with the rudiments of music. From this period, scarcely a single year passed without producing the reward of one, and often two prizemedals, down to the time when the club desisted from affording such liberal encouragement to that most desightful and social description of vocal music, glees. His literary studies were subsequently enlarged by the successive acquisition of the German, Greek, and lastly, the Hebrew, language; the reading and understanding of which last, (Hebrew,) he was ac
knowledged, ten years ago, by his master, a
venerable and skilful Rabbi, who visited him in that capacity, to be equal to himself. Although it may seem of minor importance to speak in the midst of a commentary upon the varied faculties and acquirements of his mind, of his bodily graces, it is in point to shew that in the vast range of objects which his ardent industry embraced, these co-adjutors were not neglected, and, in truth, he long excelled in the manly and graceful exercises of fencin and dancing. But superior to all these faculties of mind and these graces of body, were the undescribable excellencies—the simplicity, the tenderness, the thorough goodness of his heart. His works are extremely numerous as well as infinitely varied----having written largely for the church; his anthems are in use in almost every cathedral in the country; he composed also two or three operas, many quartetts and instrumental lessons---numerous Songs, some of them highly distinguished as public favourites, as “the Mansion of Peace,” &c. and Glees innumerable and so well known, as to require no formal eulogium. As an English composer he will always rank with Locke, Morley, Purcell, and Arne, while as a man and a scholar his transcendent qualities raise him high among the most renowned of British worthies. At Highgate, 52, the Rev. Jeremihh Joyce, the ingenious author of many elementary works, which bear his name, and the laborious and honest compiler of others published anonymously, or under tile names of other persons. He was first known to the public in consequence of the audacious attempt made by Messrs. Pitt and Dundas on the lives of several undaunted friends of Parliamentary Reform; and Mr. Joyce was specially marked for the vengeance of those unprincipled ministers, by the circumstance of his being tutor to the sons of Earl Stanhope, then a leader among the patriotic reformers. Indeed, the arrests and the subsequent state trials were said to have arisen from Mr. Joyce having written a laconic note to Mr. Tooke, about a literary work then on the eve of publication, in which he Asked the question, “Shall you be ready by Wednesday.” This note miscarried, and on Tuesday the arrests took place. Mr. Joyce has often been heard to declare, that he did not personally know more than six, and had never spoken of more than three or four of the twelve strangers, to each of whom a Grand Jury were induced, under the misdirection of a judge, to
find a true bill against, as jointly engaged in a conspiracy of treason 1 After the honourable jo. of Messrs. Hardy, Tooke, and Thelwall, the law-officers of the crown, in pure shame, dismissed Mr. Joyce and the others without trial, but also without compensation for many months’ false imprisonment, under charf. which endangered their lives, and so deepy-inflicted the feelings of the relatives of some of them, as to cause their premature deaths. Earl Stanhope, who felt a wound through the sides of his son's preceptor, gave a spiendid entertainment on the return of Mr. Joyce to Chevening; but some family events soon rendering the continuance of his services unneces
sary, he settled in London, and began that ca
reer of literary * which has often gratified the public, and is likely to prove so useful to the rising generation. One of the first employments in which he was thus engaged was as a coadjutor of the late Dr. George Gregory, in his compendious Cyclopedia; and, the great success of that work having excited the avidity of other booksellers, Mr. Joyce was engaged by the body of them, who then met at the Chapter Coffee-House, to compile ancw work on the plan of Gregory's, and it appeared under the name of the late William Nicholson. Both works having rapidly succeeded each other, and being completed within thirty months, the co-labourer in one, and the sole compiler of the other, became justly celebrated for his industry and learning, and we may add, for his zeal aid integrity; but such great exertions brought on a severe attack of disease,
from which he never fully recovered. Soon after, Mr. Joyce completed his popular. Elements of Arithmetic, of which repeated editions of 10,000 have been sold, and it has long been adopted in the principal schools, as the best in the language. His next publication, was his well known Scientific Dialogues, followed in the same line of composition, by his Dialogues on Chemistry and on the Microscope... His other works were his Letters on Natural Philosophy, his Introduction to the Arts and Sciences; and lastly, he co-operated with Messrs. SHEPHERD and CARPENTER, in a well planned work, called Systematic Education, which has been favourably received. For many years he contributed the Meteorological Report to this Ma: gazine, even that in the present number, and often illustrated its pages by his contribution; on matter of fact and useful subjects. One of his last communications was the account of his late brother, in our Magazine for May; and at that timé, and till within two hours of his death, he was in as good health as he had been for several years past. . The qualities of his mind are to be estimated by the variety and extent of his labours; and in regard to those of his heart, we, who knew him well, can assert, that an honester or better man never lived. He has left an amiable widow, and a large young family, to deplore their irreparable loss in the produce of his unceasing industry, in the example afforded by his virtuous character, and in the valuable precepts and instruction with which he was so well qualified to guide them to happiness.
PROVINCIAL OCC U R RE N C E S.
Northu MBERLAND AND DURHAM. HE 6\uarter Sessions of Northumberland, held on the 25th and 26th ult. were remarkable for the great number of servants convicted of purloining the property of their masters and mistresses. The attention of the public has lately been much attracted by the appearance of a newly invented boat-propelling machine, accompanying the barges to Newburn. It acts upon a new principle, and seems perfectly free from the objections that have been made to wheels of the steam-packets at present in use. A gold medal and 100 guineas were lately iven by the Society of Arts to Mr. Rygan, of etherton colliery, for a method of ventilating coal-mines. Married.]. Mr. Robert Robinson of Newcastle, to miss Mary Errington of Sunnyside. Mr. Richard Smith of Darlington, to miss Elizabeth Swinburn of Durham. Mr. Francis Bainbridge of St. Andrew Auckland, to miss Rachael o of Durham. Mr. Charles Boag to miss Ann Marshall. Mr. James Burne to miss Margaret Metcalfe. Mr. William Johnson to miss Ellen Nelson. Mr. William Davis on to miss Mary Tackwray: all of North Shields. Mr. R. Osborne to Miss Murray. Mr. Thomas Reay to miss Shipsey: all of South Shields. Mr. Blackwell of South Shields, to miss Falconer of the Forth, Newcastle. Mr. George Ball to Miss Robinson, both of Hexham. At Hexham, mr. George Oliver to miss Mary Curry, of Stobby Lee. William Søderson, esq. to miss Ann Smith, of Stockton. Mr. Robert Booth of Sunderland. to miss Allison of Monkwearmouth. Mr. John Cowan to miss Elizabeth Carr, both of Lanchester. Mr.
George Morrison of Shillbottle, to miss Liddle of Aluwick. Mr. Foster Charlton of Boghall, to miss Watson of Ingo Lowhall. , Mr. John Harland to miss Ana Vasey, both of Great Lumley, Mr. Benjamin Harland to miss Jane Curry, both of Cocken Lodge. At Dalston, mr. Thomas Marrs to miss Isabella Richardson. Mr. Robert Blamire to miss Tremble, of Cardew-hall. Mr. Cuthbert Snowbail, juli. of Dilston, to miss Mary Walker, of Corbridge. Died.] At Newcastle, 77, mrs. Lamb. of the Close. In Pilgrim-street, 62, mr. William Leighton. Mr. Mark Carr, of the Manors. 49, mr. John Gibson, much respected. Mrs. Elizabeth Nesbitt, of Newgate-street. In Saville-row, mrs. Gouinlock, much respected. Mrs. Walker, of the Foot of the Side. 79. mr. D. Mowbray, much respected. 77, Isaac Nicholson, esq. of Shieldfield, regretted. Mr. William Wallace. 39, mrs. Mary Smith. At Durham, 57, mrs. Mary Bailes. 65, mrs. Margaret Turnbull, 68, mrs. Catherine Thompson. 29, mrs. Elizabeth Worthey. 76, mrs. Isabella Taylor. 32, mrs. Sarah Harwood. At North Shields, 52, mrs. Ann Nesbit. 43, mr. Josepe Pringle. 74, mr. George Turner. , 67, mr. Robert Wood. .44, mrs. Mary Davison. 60, mr. T. Sangster. 59, mr. Joseph Mortley.
mrs. Isabella Hutchinson. 45, mrs. Mary Crane. At South Shields, 70, the wife of mr.
George Scott. 46, mrs. Woodnot, much respected. 61, mrs. Mary Cook. 21, mr. Robert Scott. 32, mrs. Davis. At Barnardcastle, 46, the wife of mr. William Rumford. At Bishopauckland, 104, Mrs. J. Webster. At Sunderland, 88, mr. J)uncan Kay, a preacher among the Methodists, 87, mrs. Bell. At Darlington, 64, mrs. Esther Marr. 80, mr. G.
Brown. 47, mr. John Wakerly, a respectable portrait and landscape painter. At Bishop, wearmouth, suddenly, 87, mr. George Murray, aveteran soldier; he fought under Gen. Wolfe, in 1755, and at Saratoga, under Gen. Burgoyne, in 1777. At Alnwick, 40, miss Isabella Shields. 55, mr. John Pringle, deservedly respected. At Ovingham, the wife of mr. J. Lamb, much respected. At Lorton, 86, mr. Mirehouse Key. At Redman, 56, mr. Jonathan Key. At Bedlington, 79, mrs. Mitchinson, much respected. At Kenton, 84, the wife of mr. William Cachside. At Biddleston, 63, Thomas Selby, esq. much lamented. At Low Row, 110, Mrs. Dorothy Phillips. At Hart, 84, Edward Phillips, esq. At Monkton, mr. Robert Sanderson. CUMBERLAND AND west MoRELAN p, , Married.] Mr. Joseph Poole to miss Catherine Irving, Mr. George Duckett to miss Mary Rutledge. Mr. James Ferguson to miss Eleanor Ewar. The Rev. James Macadam to miss Mary Pattinson: all of Carlisle. Mr. John Adamson to mrs. Ann Mc. Leod. Mr. Anthony Storey to miss Falcon. Mr. T. Fin. ney to miss Eleanor Hope: all of Whitehaven. At Carlisle, mr. Benjamin Harrison, merchant, of Liverpool, to miss Sarah Harrison of Sorlisle. Mr. John Peacock to miss Mary Winskill. Mr. John Robson to miss Rebecca Hindow. Mr. John Strong to miss Eleanor Stuartson. Mr. George Atkin to miss Elizabeth Bewsher. Mr. William Mc. Gee to miss Elizabeth Goodfellow: all of Penrith. Mr. Robert Robinson to miss Elizabeth Graham: both of Brampton. Capt. Wickham of Maryort, to miss Jane Edmundson of Burns. M. . Barker, jun. merchant, of Whitehaven, to mrs. Atkinson of Egremont. Mr. John Gili to miss Sarah Ismay, both of Wigton. Died.] At Carlisle, 43, mrs. Mary Mason. 28, mr. Addison. Mrs. Crozier, at an advanced age. In Rickergate, very suddenly, 37, ors. Ann Chesters. At an advanced age, mr. David Brodie. Mr. Wm. Wright. 37, mrs. Agnes Elliott. At Penrith, mr. William Todd, much respected. At an advanced age, mrs. Mary Slee. 80, mr. Josiah Wilkinson. At Brampton, mr. John Sloane, jun. Mr. James Toppling, at an advanced age. At Wigton, 90, mrs. Mary Lattimer. At Mire, 78, mrs. Alice Atkinson. At Wetheral, 81, Ints. Mary Robinson. At Cieugh-head, 80, Mr. Nicholson. At Caldcoats, 87, Mr. Ed. ward Routledge, much respected. Yortkshire. - In the late address to the Regent on the Princess Charlotte's marriage, from York, was the following passage:---". It is neither fleets nor armies, neither alliances abroad nor guards at home, that can give permanency to that rule to which the love of the people is acanting. . ...The Comet, for New-York, lately sailed from Hull with upwards of 80 passengers for that Country; many of them small farmers, or labourers in husbandry. ... Married.] The Rev. Richard Winter Hamilton to miss Rachael Thackrey of St. Ann’s, both of Leeds. Mr. John Châmbers to miss Williamson. Mr. William Whitton to miss Lockhart: all of Hull. Mr. William Lievesley to miss Harriet Herby of Hull. The Rev. George Lewthwaite, rector of Addle, to miss Martha Birley of Leeds. Mr. John Wright of Wortley, to miss Hannah Wood of Leeds. Mr. Jeremiah Pickersgill of Farnley, to miss Hannah Hargrave of Wortley. Mr. John
Wilson of Bradford, to miss Emmet of Halifax. Mr. Richard Dickinson to miss Camm of York, both of the Society of Friends. Mr. C. Horn, of Ripon, to miss Mary Appleton. . Mr. William Laycock of Lumb Mill, to miss Martha Tillotson of Skipton. Mr. Turner to 'miss Wood. Mr. C. Greenwood to miss Fouler: all of Wakefield. Mr. Michael Gowland to miss Willis. Mr. Thomas Mace to miss Melanby, all of Whitby. Thomas Garforth, # of . Steeton-hall, to miss S. Dawson, of Keighley.’ Mr. Adamson to miss Buckles, both of Hedon, Died.] At York, suddenly, William Dawson, esq. At Hull, 43, Mr. Foreman. 40, mr. J. Howasworth. 29, mrs. Margaret Stubbs. 44, mrs. Dorothy Holmes. At Leeds, at an advanced age, mrs. Shann. The wife of Arnold Langley, esq. . In St. George's-street, 79,. mr. Joseph Richardson. Mr. William Hobson. Mr. Richard Linforth. At Wakefield, 22, the wife of mr. . Stanisland, much respected. At Huddersfield, 50, mr. R. Thewlis. At Halifax, the wife of mr. William Bradley. 59, mr. Joseph Mason. At Beverley, 75, mr. John Foster. Mr. William Stoddart. 80, mr. T. Bas. At Selby, mr. Thomas Smith. At Scarborough, 60, Joseph Taylor, esq., a justly esteemed member of the Society of Friends. At Settle, 81, mrs. Paley. At Bridlington, 47, mr. John Hopper. At Lightcliffe, 34, mr. Samuel Carter. At Haigh-hall, 82, the widow of Thomas Cotton, esq. At Westgate End, 65, mr. William Walker. At Moortown, mrs. Summers. At Lower Woodhouse, Skircoat, mr. Thomas Sutcliffe. At Paw-hill, 24, mr. John Crossley Hollewell. At Dunkeswick, 33, mr. Joshua Mallorie, much respected. At Dennison-hall, Harry Wormald, esq. senior partner in the house of Wormald, Gott and Wormald. LAN CASHIRE. Mr. Canning has been re-elected for Liverpool, though he was strongly opposed by the friends of mr. Leyland, a magistrate of that town; the numbers at the close of the poll be: ing 1380 and 734. This was a national, and not a local or party, question, and it is to be regretted that mr. L. did not secure the success of the patriots by appearing in person at the hustings. The Rev. M. Shepherd and Mr. CAsey did honour to themselves and their place of residence by their spirited conduct and enlightened eloquence. Mr. Brougham's Liverpool-friends have presented him with a silver cup of exquisite work" manship. Married.] Mr. Thomas Tunstall to miss Ann Nelson. Mr. Richard Howarth to miss Hannah Green... Mr. William Falconer to miss Barratt. Michael Egan, esq. to miss Elizabeth O'Brien. Mr. William Brown to miss Sarah Taylor. Mr. Edmund Horner to miss Mary Ann Alexander: all of Manchester. Mr. C. Jackson of Manchester, to miss Allen of Cheetwood. Mr. Leather of Rosthern, to mrs. John Worthington of Hale. Mr. Henry Ragmaiden to miss Amelia Gardiner.....Mr. Thomas Rushton to miss Fisher. Mr. William Forster to miss Mary Berry, Capt., Page to miss Kelly of Catle-street. Mr. Joseph Thompson, merchant, to miss. Jane Blundell. Mr. Wiiliam Wilson to miss M. Meadows. ... Mr. William Mamwaring to miss Agnes Nelson: Mr. Henry Gibbs to miss Agnes Page: all of Liverpool. At Liverpool, John Mawdsley, esq. R.M. to miss M. Leyland, of Manchester. Mr. John Glover of St. iselens, to miss Mary Houghton, of Barrowfield-house, Eccleston.