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[Jan. the passage alluded to did not embrace any for his apprehension. He was accompanied error of doctrine. Mr. Tolley, if he saw it by Lloyd, a clerk in his house, and an acexpedient, might now give uotice of a motion complice in his nefarious proceedings, for to the effect that the sheet in which the whose apprehension a reward of 3001. was exceptionable passage was to be found be offered. It appears that Mr. Cope, the destroyed. Mr. Tolley then gave notice of City Marshal, and two Police Officers, a motiou for February, and the meeting ad traced Stephenson and his clerk Lloyd to journed.

Clovelly, where they remained three days. Jan. 22. An open Meeting of the British They ascertuined that on the 2nd instant, Catholic Association was held at the Free Stephenson and his companion took a skiff mason's Hall, to corsider the following reso- and arrived at Milford Haven, from whence lutinn of the Irish Association :-" That they went into Angle Bay (an inlet on the Mr. Eneas Macdonnell do take measures to south side of Milford), next day. On Sunday have the question of conditions brought be- the 4th of January, they embarked on board fore the Catholic Association of England, the Brig, Kingston, and sailed the next and if that body should not reject the senti- Jay for Savannah. At a late meeting of ments expressed by their Secretary, Mr. the creditors a paper was exhibited, containBlount, on that subject, that he do cease all ing a rough sketch of the state of the intercourse with them as our agent." The Company's affairs. The ainount of assets «« sentiments” referred to were contained was about 344,3851.; the debts, 425,5511. in a letter addressed to Mr. Macdonnell by 105, 5d. The estate was liable for property Mr. Blount, inquiring why the expressions abstracted by Stephenson to nearly 70,000l., which fell froni him, respecting securities, which would increase the Company's liabiwhen the petition was adopted in November, lities to about 500,0001. The deficiencies should have been so severely animadverted in Rowland Stephenson's private accounts upon by the Irish Association-and declaring had no reference to the general accounts at the same time, that if it were blameable of the estate. to consider it inexpedient to reject all con- Mr. Rowland Stephenson was a Member ditions before any were tendered, he pleaded of Parliament for Leominster, and Treasurer guilty. Mr. Eneas M.Donnell introduced of St. Bartholomew's Hospital. the subject for discussion in a very long At the Old Bailey sessions Japuary 16th, speech, and concluded by moving a resolu an indictment was preferred against Rowland tion to the effect that the Catholics sought Stephenson. The indictment charges the a total repeal of the penal laws, but must bankrupt with embezzlement, and it is preever deprecate and resist the imposition of ferred as a preliminary to a writ of outlawry, any securities or conditions accompanying or otherwise with the ulterior riew of insuch repeal, as inpovations on the Consti- ducing the Lord Chief Jnstice of the Court tution, which requires no other securities of King's Bench to issue a warrant under from British subjects than their solemn oaths his seal for the apprehension of the aband submission to the laws. Mr. Stapleton sentee. contended that securities were essential, and moved an amendment approving of the sen

THEATRICAL REGISTER. timents avowed by Mr. Blount. A debate of nearly eight hours' duration ensued. The

DRURY LANE. amendment was carried by 18 to 17. There Jan. 12. A tragedy by Mr. Walker, were between five and six hundred persons author of “ Wallace," and the “ Fall of present, the majority of whom consisted of Algiers,” produced under the title of “ Casthe lower order of Irish Catholics; and wallon, or the Briton Chief.” The scene the proceedings were repeatedly interrupted is laid in Wales, during the reign of our during the last three or four hours, by the Edward II. Eva, daughter of Lewellyn, tumultuous applause with which ebey greeted the last independent prince of Wales, is the the speakers in favour of Mr M.Donnell's heroine, and the insurrectionary chief, Casresolution, whilst those on the other side walloo, is the hero. All the situations are could with dificulty obtain a hearing. terrible. The catastrophe ends in Eva's The Journals have been engaged, during

dying by poison, to escape the violence of the greater part of the past month, with the

Sir Roger Mortimer, and Caswallon of a

broken heart. Its reception was most fastoppage of the banking-house of Reming

vourable, but it is only a melodrame ex. ton, Stephenson, aud Co.; and their columns have been crowded with details respecting

tended to the length of a tragedy. the frauds of which Rowland Stephenson has been guilty. He seems, from the con

Covent Garden. current testimony of all the papers, to have Jan. 15. Mr. Dimond's opera, called the been a consummate villain, and to have “ Nymph of the Grotto, or a Daughter's committed unheard of depredations on the Vow," "with music by Liverati and Lee, property of the house and its customers. was very well received. The scenery particuA reward of one thousand pounds was offered larly effective.


1829.] Theatrical Register.- Promotions and Preferments. ADELPHI.

re-decorations, opened for the French perJar. 2. A bagatelle, called “ He's no formances with a very superior company. Conjurer," written to bring out Mathews's Jenny Culon enchants every visitor with her peculiar characteristics, succeeded admi- exquisite portraits of Fanchon and Kellly. rably.

Jan. 9. 'Three new pieces, “ Le Jeune Jan. 29. A new burletta entitled “ Mon- Mari,” “ L'appartement garui,” and “ La sieur Mallet, or My Daughter's Letter." Somnambule.” The first is the original of The incident is most laughably comic, and the English comedy “Spring and Autuma," founded on American, French, and German at the Haymarket.' The last has been acted manners. Written by Moncrieff, on an in- at every cheatre. cident in Mathews' « Trip to America." Jan. 19. A vaudeville called “Le Mar

riage Impossible." It has been acted at ENGLISH OPERA House.

Paris, and was well received. Jan. 5. This pretty little house, with its


Rev. T. Singleton, a Preb. in Worcester Cath.
Jan. 8. The Hon. Harriet Anne Curzon. Rev. H. Baoks, Cowlinge C. Suffolk.
one of the two surviving daus, and coh. of Rev. T. Best, East Bark with R. co. Linc.
Cecil, late Baron Zouche of Haryngworth,

Rev. W. H. R. Birch, Roydon V. Suffolk. to be Baroness Zouche of Haryngworth.

Rev. J. Buckingham, Doddiscombsleigh R, Jan. 19. Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Kempt,

Devon. 81st Foot, to be Colonel. -81st ditto, Ma

Rev. T. Burnett, Church of Daviot, co. jor Gen. Sir Rich. Downes Jackson, Royal

Aberdeep. Staff Corps, to be Colonel.

Rev. J. C. Clark, Fyfield P. C. Berks. Garrisons.—Lieut.-Gen. Sir Wm. Inglis,

Rev. C. H. Collyos, Stokeinteigahead R. to be Governor of Cork.—Lieut.-Gen. John

Devon. Salivan Wood, to be Lieut -Gov, of Kinsale.

Rev. J. Field, Braybrooke R. co. Northampt. Jan. 20. Duke of Wellington, K.G. the

Rev. B. Gilpin, St. Andrew's R. Hertford. office of Constable of His Niajesty's Castle

Rev. W. Harding, Bubbenhall C. co. Warw. of Dover ; aud Warden and Keeper of the

Rev. W. Heberden, Broadhembury V. Devon. Ciaque Ports.- Joho Vaughan, Esq. Baron

Rev. J. J. Lowe, Fletton R. co. Hunts. of the Court of Exchequer, knighted.

Rev. J. Maingy, Shotwich P.C. co. Chester, Jan. 23. 26th Foot: Major A. S. H.

Rev. C. Nairne, Carrington C. co. Chester." Monotain, to be Major.–421 ditto, Capt.

Rev. W. Nicholson, Branshot R. co. Hants, J. Maleolm to be Major.

Rer. C. Pitt, Malmesbury V. Wilts.
Rev. J. T. Price, Loys Weedon V. co.

Memler returned to serve in Parliament. Rev. W. R. Taylor, West Beckham P. C.

Cumberland.-Sir Jas. Robt. Geo, Gra Norfolk.
ham, Bart. of Netherby, vice Joho Christian Rev. W. Young, Aller R. Somerset,
Curwen, Esq. dec.


Rev. W. Church, to the Countess of Erne. Sir M. Seymour, bart. K.C. B. is ap

i is ap- Rev. E. P. Henslowe, to Visc. Hond. pointed Commissioner of Portsmouth Dock

Rev. J. Proctor, to the Military Asylum, yard; Commissioner Ross (from Malta), to

Southampton. the Dock-yard of Plymouth; and Commissioner Briggs (fruin Bermudu) in the Sheerness Yard.

Civil PreferMENTS. Rear-Adm. Tho. Baker to supersede Sir

Rev. J. Boskett, Mast. of the Free GramRob. W. Ogway, K.C.B. in the command of

mar School of Wootton Underedge, co. Gloc. our naval force on the coast.

Rev. J. Hughes, Mast. of the Free GramCapt. Geo. Mundy, C. B. to the Royal

mar School at Abergavenny. Yacht, vice Huste.

Rev. F. E. Gretton, Mast. of Oakham Capt. Wm. Parker, C.B. to the Prioce

Free Grammar School. Regent Yacht, vice Mundy.

The Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor (Alderman Capt. John F. Devonshire to the War

Thompson) to be Pres. of Christ's Hospital. spite, 76, vice Parker.

Wm. Helps, esq. to be Treasurer of St.

Bartholomew's Hospital.

Joseph Timm, Esq. to be Solicitor to the Rev. Dr. Wilson, Rural Dean of Southamp. Stainp-office. ton.

Mr. Baron Field, to be Advocate Fiscal Rev. J. Graham, a Preb. in Lincoln Cath. at Ceylon.

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[Jan, BIRTHS. Jan. 1. At Clyffe Hill, Wilts, the wife of the Vicarage, Ogbourne, near Marlborough, Major W. Fawcett, a son. 3. At Little the wife of the Rev. Bradford Deane Haw. Marlow, Bucks, the wife of the Rev. James kins, a dau.-15. At Anspach House, Allan Park, a son. At the Palace, Bi- Southainpton, the lady of Sir Matthew shopthorpe, the Lady of Sir J. V. B. John- Blackiston, a son. - 18. At the Warden's stone, of Hackness, bart. a son and heir. lodgings, Merton College, Oxford, Lady

4. At Penenden-heath, Maidstone, the Carmichael Anstruther, a son.- 19. At lady of Lieut.-Col. Tod, a dau.----8. At the Manor-house, Hertingfordbury, the wife Bruges, the lady of Sir David Cunynghame, of the Hon. and Rev. Robert Eden, a son. & son.- 9. At the Vicarage, Stogursey, At Wrotham-park, the seat of George Somerset, the wife of the Rev. John Barn- Byng, esq. M.P. Lady John Thynne,a dau. well, a son.- 10. At Sledmere, the lady - 24. At Ashton Giffard, the wife of W. of Sir Tatton Sykes, bart. a dau. 12. At Codrington, esg, a son.

MARRIAGES. Nov. 12. At Quebec, the Rev. Edmund garet's, Westminster, the Rev. Tho. HusWilloughby Sewell, second son of Chief band, of South Moreton, Berks, to HeaJustice Sewell, to Susan Stewart, second rietta Cath. second dau. of P. T. Lightfoot, dau. of the Hon. Montgomerie Stewart, and esq. of James-street, Westminster - At niece to the Earl of Galloway and Bishop of Marden, Kent, W. James Conolly, esq. Quebec. 27. At Malta, Capt. J. Cramer E.I.C. to Matilda Frances, third dau of the Roberts, A.D.C. to Major-Gen. the Hon. Rev. Philip Le Geyt, Vicar of Marden. F. C. Ponsonby, Governor of Malta, to Ma. 8. At Dean, co. Lancaster, L. B. Hollingsrian, second dan, of David Ross, esq. of head, of Stanwell, Middlesex, esq. to Eliza, Calcutta, deceased, eldest son of the late second dau. of the late Rev. W. Hampson, Lord Ankerville.

Justice of the Peace for Lancashire. At Dec. 29. At Brighton, Timothy Cooke, Leeds, Wm. Osburn, jun. esq. to Aune, esn. of the Foreign Post-office, to Cath. dau, of the late David Rimington, esq. youngest dau, of the late Benj. Tayler, esq. At Bristol, John Jones, esq. of Rudlos, - 30. The Rev. Rich. Beadon Bradley, Wilts, to Elizabeth, only dau. of Thomas of Leversdown-house, Thurloxton, Somer. Goldney, esq. of Bristol. At Leycoa, set, to Mary, dau. of the late Edw. Baker, Tho. Dowker Woodall, esq. of Scarborough, esg. -31. At Chelmsford, John Harriss, to Sarah Pitt, third dau. of B. Nind, esq. esq, banker, of Reading, to Mary, dau. of of Leytonstone, Essex.- 13. At St. the late James Sewell, esg. of Boreham. George's, Hanover-square, Geo. Whittam,

Lately. At Charlton, Oliver Lang, esq. esq. jun. to Lucretia, eldest dau. of F. R. to Charlotte, eldest dau. of Lieut.-Col. Ro Parslow, esq. - At Christ Church, Marygers, R. A- Capt. Rodney Shannon, lebone, the Rev. W. Holled Hughes, of R. N. to Fanny, dau. of the late Capt. Jas. Horley, Surrey, to Agnes Clara, youngest Nash, R. N. - At Bath, the Rev. John dau. of John Williains, esq. of the North Keane to Madame Leonora Garciar. - Bank, Regent's Park. - Lieut. V. Beadoa, The Rev. John Cox, Rector of Belchamp Royal Marines, to Sarah, dau. of Thomas Otten, to Mary, dau. of the late Gen. Elwes. Chippen Faulconer, esq. of Newheaveu,

At Rickmersworth, James Wm. Clut Sussex.- 14. At Hayes, Capt. Currie, terbuck, csq. of Micklesfield Hall, to Miss R N. to Jane, third dau. of the late Chas. C. F. Bache.

Boynton Wood, esq.- 15. At Bexley, Jan. 1. At Glasgow, the Rev. John James, son of H. Stone, esq. to Mary-CharAlex. Wilson, M. A. of Childwall, Lanca lotte, widow of the late Capt. Johnson, of shire, to Mary-Anne Stewart, dau. of the the Bombay Artillery- At Woburn, the late Matthew Taylor, esq. of Glasgow. Rev. Henry Ward, Vicar of Feversham, to The Rev. J. Atkinson, Vicar of Owerby, Mary-Anne, eldest dau. of the late Mr. co. Linc. to Sarah, eldest dau. of the late Land, surgeon, of Exmouth. Drvon. G. Pollard, esq. of Stannery Hall, Halifax. 17. At Brighton, W. Champion, esq. 15th

At Abberley, co. Worcester, the Rev. Hussars, to Harriet, eldest dau. of T. R. H. Somers Cocks, Rector of Leigh, only Kemp, esq. M.P. - At Cheltenham, E. son of the late Hon. Reginald Cocks, to Mathews, esq. to Constantia, dau. of Jolin Frances Mercy, dau. of H. Bromley, esq. Chichester, M. D. of Cheltenhain.- 19. of Abberley Lodge. At Lewisham, the At Winchester, Charles Seagrim, esq. to Rev. Edwin Kempson, of Castle Bromwich, Mary, only dau, of the late Capt. J. Smith, Warwickshire, to Mary, youngest dau. of 6th W.J. reg.- 20. At Islington Church, Jasper Thomas Holmes, esq. of Blackheath. thc Rev. Wm. Marshall, Perpetual Curate

–At Wimbledon, Juhn Sanford, esq. to of St. John's, Holloway, to Harriet, youngest Louisa, dau. of the late Cha. Bicknell, esq. dau. of the late George Witherby, esq. of of Spring garden-terrace. At St. Mar- Birchin-lane.

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idle spectator of what was then going

forward. Intimately acquainted with Dec. 4. At his seat, Combe Wood, Mr. Pict, and in all probability requested near Kingston, aged 58, the Right Hon. by him to watch the progress of the reRobert Banks Jenkinson, second Earl of volution, and communicate every fresh Liverpool and Baron Hawkesbury, co. form which it assumed, Mr. Jenkinson's Gloucester, eighib Baronet of Walcut in residence at Paris was at that time of Oxfordsbire; K.G.; a Privy Counsellor, essential service in preparing the Brivish Constable of Dover Castle, Lord Warden Government for the firm and effectual of ebe Cinque Ports, an Elder Brother stand wbich it made against French asof the Trinity-house, High Steward of cendency in this country. Kingston-upon-Thames, a Governor of At the general election of 1790 Mr. tbe Charter-house, M.A. F.R.S.; and Jenkinson was returned member both late First Lord of the Treasury.

for Appleby and Rye. He made his This illustrious statesman was born election for the latter, for which Cinque June 7, 1770, the only issue of the first Port he was also returned at the bree marriage of Charles first Earl of Livese subsequent elections of 1796, 1801, and poul wib Amelia, daughter of William 1802,-!hat is, until summoned to the Watts, Esq. Governor of Fort William in House of Peers. His election, it is reBengal. He was born June 7, 1770, and markable, took place full twelve months lost bis mother while an infant.

before his age allowed him to sit in the His first school was one on Parsons House, and he returned to pass the inGreen, Fulham. At the age of thirteen tervening time in acquiring fresh conhe was removed to the Charter-house; tinental information. At the commenceand thence he became an inmate of ment of the session at the close of 1791, Cbrist-churcb, Oxford, wbere he was having reached his 21st year, he took ereated M. A. May 19, 1790, and where his seat under the avowed patronage of be formed an intimacy with the late Mr. the Minister, and early in the following Canning, which was of an unusually per year, made his first speech, in opposition tbanent character, and had more than 10 the resolutions of Mr. Whitbread on once a very important influence on the the question of the Empress Catbarine events of Mr. Canning's life.

persisung in her claim to Ochzakow In tbe mean time bis father availed and the adjoining district. His address bimsell of the opportunity to sow the manifested a profound knowledge, not seeds of that aftachipent to state affairs, only of the subject in dispute between and that acquaintance with ibe best Russia and Turkey at that juncture, but models and means of political govern- also of the general affairs and prospects meut, which have since sprung up into of Europe, and the proper duty of Enga barvest of uulity to these realms, dur- land with reference to the continental ing a season of the most pressing im- nations. No doubt was entertained from portance. A catalogue of the best this first effort, that Mr. Jenkinson writers on the different branches of would rise to be a distinguished parliapublic economy was put into his hands, mentary speaker; and it scarcely reand a selection from their purest and quired the lapse of even a few years, to most perfect works was prepared for confirm the good opinion entertained by him, to blend with his other college exer- the House of bis ability to render essencises. Commerce and finance were espe- tial service to the Government. cially attended to; and while the mire When, on the 15th of December folabstract departments of knowledge were lowing (1792), Mr. Fox moved an Adnot neglected, chief attention was paid, dress to the King, praying “ that his by both father and son, to the more Majesty would be graciously pleased to practical and popular.

give directions that a Minister might be Mr. Jenkinson paid a visit to the sent to Paris, to rreat with those persons metropolis of France about the period of who exercised provisionally the functhe breaking out of the revolution. He tjons of the Executive Government of was at Paris when the Bastile was de France, touching such points as might molished by the mob, and, it is said, was be in discussion between bis Majesty an eye-wtness to many of the worst and his allies, and the French nation," Excesses which the streets of the city Mr. Jenkinson, in the temporary abr exbibited at that time.-Nor was he an sence of Mr. Pitt (who had vacated his

QENT. Mag. January, 1829.

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OBITUARY.-The Earl of Liverpool.

[Jan. seat in the House of Commons, by ac- tion of the measures of Ministers eeping the Wardenship of the Cinque throughout the wbole of the preceding Ports), replied to Mr. Fox, in a speech of year, Mr. Jenkinson contended in oppua great animation and power.

sition to the Majur, that no exertions * « On this very day," he exclaimed, had been wanting on the part of the * on this very day, while we are here Ministry. It was on tbis occasion that debating abuut sending an Ambassador Mr. Jenkinson observed, “ he had no to the French republic-on this very difficulty in saying, that the marching day is the King of France to receive to Paris was attainable and practicable; sentence: and, in all probability, it is and that be, for ope, would recommend the day of his murder. What is it, then, such an expedition.” It will be rememthat gentlemen would propose to their bered that our young statesman was Sovereign? To bow bis neck to a band of long twitted in Parliament, and elsesanguinary ruffians, and address an Am- where*, with this memorabile suggesbassador to a set of murderous regicides, tivn; but it is even less likely to be whose bands were still reeking with the forgotten, that he lived to see ihe idea blood of a slaughtered monarch, and realised by the measures of himself and who, he had previously declared, should his colleagues ! And' no refuge in this country? No, It is impossible for us closely to follow sir : the British character is too noble to Mr. Jenkinson throughout his subseTuji a race for infamy; nor will we be quent exercions in Parliament. The the first to compliment a set of monsters period at whicb we are now arrived was who, while we are agitating this subject, one of the most active in bis life ; but are probably bearing, i hrough the streets in the next Session Mr. Jenkinson was of Paris-borrid spectacle 1-lhe un- absent from his place in Parliament, bappy victim of their fury." Mr. Fox's urging a debate of a character more motion was rejected witbout a division. personally interesting tban any in which The talents and efforts of Mr. Jenkinson be had previously engaged ; and on the on this occasion were warmly compli 25th of March, 1795, be married the mented, especially by Mr. Burke. From Hun. Lady Theodosia-Louisa Harvey, that time, he rapidly rose in the con- third daughter of Frederic-Augustus, sideration of all parties; and began fourth Earl of Bristol, and Bishop of commonly to take a prominent part in Derry. combating the arguments of the Oppo. The Address at the opening of the sition. In April, 1793, he was appointed Session of 1795-6 was remarkable for one of the Commissioners of the Iridia being seconded by the late Marquis of Board, the duties of wbjcb situation he Londonderry, then Mr. Stewart, in the performed until 1806 with equal satis first speech delivered by him in the faction to the Company and the Guvern. English House of Commons. He was ment.

answered by Mr. Sheridan, who tbrew When Mr. Grey, on the 6th of May,

out many invectives against Ministers, 1793, brought forward his memorable

advising i bem to declare themselves petition on the subject of Parliamentary willing to treat with the French ReReform, Mr. Jenkinson stood foremost public. Mr. Jenkinson replied to Mr. in the rank of its opposers ; defending Sheridan, and repeated, witb great force with great acuteness the existing state and success, his former arguments in of the representation, and maintaining justification of the measures of Guvern. that the House of Commons, constituted ment. as it was, bad answered the end for Upon commercial subjects, Mr. Jenwbicb it was designed.

kinson might be expected, in the lan. On the 6th of March, 1794, Mr. Grey guage of Mr. Sheridan, to have some moved an Address to the King, expres. claims to “bereditary knowledge." He sive of the concern of the House that his

always entered upon them with confiMajesty should have formed a union dence; and, on Mr. Grey's motion in with powers whose apparent aim was to the House of Commons, March 10, 1796, regulate a country wherein they had no e right to interfere. Mr. Jenkinson, in *“ The conquest of France !" said reply, rapidly sketcbed the real views of Mr. Fox, in his letter to tbe Electors of the combined powers, whose object, he Westminster, “Oh! calumniated cruinsisted, was both real and practicable. saders, bow rational and moderate were On the 10th of April, Major Maitland your objects! OL! tame and feeble Cerbaving proposed to the House to resolve vantes, with what a timid pencil and itself into a Committee, to investigate faint colours have you painted the porthe causes of the failure of the army at trait of a disordered imagination!" Dunkirk ; and baving entered into an Risum tencatis ? may be a triumphanc elaborate examination and condemna- reply.

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