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the university of Leipsick, that that body bo pension, which has enabled him to quit his noured him with a diploma. Till his arrival | pastoral functions, and accompany his son to at Gottingen this child had no other instructor this university. The young Witte is now than his father, the clergyman Witte. His studying philosophy; he is engaged in a course Majesty the King of Westphalia, desirous that of mathematics, physics, and metaphysics, and be sbould continue to direct the studies of his shews the most happy disposition for all the son to their termination, bas granted him a sciences.
STATE OF HIS MAJESTY'S HEALTH. fident as those which they had expressed on the The following is the official Report of the State 6th of April. The persuasion of others of his of his Majesty's health on Saturday the 6th ult. i Majesty's Physicians, that his Majesty will comas presented to the Privy Council by the Queen's || pletely recorer, is not diminished—and that all Council:
appear to agree, that there is a considerable proWINDSOR, JULY 6.-We the underwritten, | bability of his Majesty's final recovery; and that Members of the Council appointed to assist her neither his Majesty's bodily health, nor his preMajesty in the execution of the trust committed sent syınptom, nor the effect which the disease has to her Majesty, by vistue of the statute, passed in vet produced upon his Masjes tuy's faculties afford the 51st year of his Majesty's reign, entitled, any reason for thinking that his Majesty will not “An Act to provide for the Admiuistration of ll ultimately recover. the Royal Authority, and for the care of his Ma
(Signed) C. CANTUARY,
WINCHELSEA, jesty's Royal Person, during the continuance of
ELDON, his Majesty's illness, and for the resumption of
MONTROSE, the exercise of the Royal Authority by lis Ma
WILLIAM GRANT, jesty," having duly met together on the 6th day of
E. EBOR, July, 1811, at the Queen's Lodge, near to Windo
AYLESFORD, sor Castle, and having called before us and ex
ELLENBOROUGH. amined upon oath, the Physicians, and other per Immediately after this Report was made, his sons attendant upon his Majesty, and baving Majesty had a fresh access of paroxysm, and from ascertained the state of bis Majesty's health by all that time, the indulgence which had been al. such other ways and means as appeared to us to lowed his Majesty of walking on the Terrace, be necessary for tbat purpose, do hereby declare has been withheld. and certify, that the state of his Majesty's health, On Monday night, July 15, his Majesty's life at the time of this our meeting, is not such as to was despaired of, his disorder having increased enable his Majesty to resume the personal exer to an alarming height, and, from the most vio. eise of his Royal fanctions. That his Majesty's lent paroxysm, he suddenly became so extremely bodily health is but little disordered. That, in low that the medical gentlemen in attendance consequence of an accession of mental disorder,
deemed it necessary to send off expresses honrly subsequent to our Report of the 6th of April last, to the Prince Regeni, the Royal Dukes, Mr. a change took place in the system of manage.
Perceval, &c. ment, which had been previously adopted for bis
His Majesty has been in a sitnation alternately enre. His Majesty's mental health is represented
of such excessive irritation and deep depression, to us by all the Physicians as certainly improved that the greatest apprehensions continue to be since the 6th of April. We are unable, however, entertained. Messengers have been kept conto ascertain what would be the effects of an im- stantly going between London and Windsor, and mediate recurrence to any system of manage- || dispatches were sent off by the Physicians to the ment, which should admit of as free an approach Regent and the Ministers every two hours. to bis Majesty's presence, as was allowed in a So violent was the paroxysm on Wednesday, former period of his Majesty's indisposition. July 17, that his Majesty is said to have never Some of his Majesty's Physicians do not enter ceased talking for seventy hours. After the tain hopes of his Majesty'x recovery quite so COR paroxysm we have just alluded to, liad ceased, his
Majesty became so low as to occasion almost as had some sleep in the night, and is upon the much alarm from bis depression as had been pre whole a little better, viously occasioned by his excitement. Then came Windsor Castle, July 22.- The King has had on glandular swellings in the throat. The pain several hours sleep in the course of the night. from them was excessive, so excessive that the His Majesty is this morning much in the same screams might be heard, as we are assured, all over state in which he was yesterday. that part of the Terrace where his Majesty lies.
Windsor Castle, July 23.-His Majesty conOn Friday, July 19, his Majesty, towards the
tiones much in the same state in which he was afternoon, became more calm; the pulse, from yesterday. the application of opiates, was reduced below Windsor Castle, July 24.-His Majesty is tocighty; and nature being exhausted, and opiates | day much the same as he was yesterday. constantly applied, he obtained several hours
(Signed) R. HENRY HALFORP, sleep. Upon waking, his mind was a little more
W. HEBERDIN, franquillized than it had been during the pre
M. BAILLIE, ceding evening, and he spoke several times
R. WILLIS. quietly, and in his usual tone of voice. There is no observable decay of the coustitution to excite serious apprehensions. But the Physicians do not view without apprehension the glandular
FEMALE DUELLING.-The famous duel beswellings which are produced by the paroxysms,
tween two French ladies, occasioned by mutual and which remain a considerable time after those || jealousy of each other, is no longer without a paroxysms bave subsided. The extreme pain parallel. We must, however, enter our protest which they excite induees some of the Physicians against the practice ; for should it become gene
ral, the hearts of the rougher sex may be exposed, to apprehend that someiling may be forming inside, which in a short time may lead to suppura
first to a fatal glance from a love-sick fair, aná
ultimately 'to a fatal bullet from an angry one. tion. It is to the moment of suppuration that
The following is the story as given in the News. they look with anxiety. We have been thus par
papers :-"A curious report is in circulation in ticular in detailing all the intelligence we have
the fashionable world. Two ladies in high life acquired, not disguising any thing, for at such a having had a dispute at the Prince's fete, a chalmoment we should hold coucealinent to he in the
lenge actually ensued, and the parties proceeded "highest degree bleamable. The public sbould be
to Kensington Gardens, with their female seconds, accurately and fully informed.
who took with them a brace of pistols cach, ia The following Bulletins have appeared since
their ridicules. The seconds baving charged, by the 15th of July :
inistake put in the balls first. The Amazons Windsor Castle, July 16.--The symptoms of || afterwards took their ground, but missed fire, the King's disorder, since the late accession of it, ll when their difference was adjusted by the interhave continued to increase, and his Majesty has
ference of their mutual friends." passed a very restless night.
EXTRAORDINARY OÇCURRENCE.-For seveWindsor Castle, July 17.-His Majesty has ral days a boy, nine years of age, belonging to a had some sleep during the night, and his dis
respectable tradesinan in the neighbonrhood of o:der bas not increased since yesterday.
Paddington, had been missing. He was at school Windsor Castle, July 18.-liis Majesty has near that place, and not returning home at his had some sleep in the night, but he is not better
usual hour, search and inquiry was made for him. this morning.
No tidings were heard until the fourth day, when Windsor Castle, July 19.--His Majesty has he was found dead in one of the vanlts in St. passed a sleepless night, and is not better this George's Chapel, Paddington. The body was morning
standing against the wall of the vault. His bag, Windsor Castle, July 20.--The King has had | with his school-books, was on his shoulder : there several hours sleep in the course of the night. were several coffins in the vault. It is conjecHis Majesty is in no respect worse this morn tured tbat the boy had been led there by curiosity ing
to see a funeral, and that having been inadvertWindsor Castle, July 21.-His Majesty has ently shut in, he died of fright.
PROVINCIALS, INCLUDING REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES, &c.
IN THE SEVERAL COUNTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN,
cided part against the Slave Trade; and expres. INSTALLATION OF THE Duke of Glou
sed bis gratitude for the distinguished favours CESTER.-On the 29th of June the ceremonial
which this University had received from the royal took place in the Senate-house. The hour of || family, particolarly in protecting its laws and eleven was appointed for opening the door tp ad constitution. From thence be noticed the many mit company. So early as nine o'clock the town
distinguished characters who were educated there, was crowded with elegantly dressed and beautiful
and concluded by stating bis confident hope that women, bastening to the Senate-house. The
his Highness would protect the rights of the Unicrowd was so great, that the seats in a few ininutes
versity over which he had been chosen to preside. were completely filled. At twelve o'clock the
The senior Proctor administered the usual oath procession left Trinity College, and arrived at
of office, and then bis Highness was installed, the Senate-house. His Highness was met on the
taking his seat in the Chair of State. When this steps by the Vice-Chancellor. In the confusion
ceremony was gone through, the loudest bursts of occasioned by the rushing in of the company,
applause succeeded, which did not subside for considerable alarm was created; the heat became
some minutes.-The Public Orator then delivered excessive, and it was suggested that the best way
a Latin Oration in praise of bis Llighness. After to remedy the inconvenience would be to break | which, the Duke addressed the Senate :--His the windows; the bint was no sooner given than Higliness expressed the satisfactiom which he felt it was put in practice. The Under-Graduates, for the honour just done himn, in placing him at with mach alacrity, went to it, and the windows
the head of an University always distinguished of the Senate were literally broken to pieces. | for its attachment to, and support of, the civil and When the procession entered the Senaie-house, religious rights of the state. His heartfelt aca the band of music struck up an overture; and as knowledgments were due for so singular a mark 5000 as that was concluded, the audience testified
of their respect and esteein for his person. He their respect for his Highuess by a sentiment of bad ever entertained the utwost vencration and applause which lasted several minutes. - The
respect for that august body, and should consider Vice-Chancellor (D:. Douglas) then addressed the
that day ihe proudest in his life, in which he had assembly in a speech which was delivered in a been so latteringly called to the Chair. He tone which was inaudible in most parts of the could not in adequate terms express his thanks Senate-house. He adverted to the time which bis for this mark of their confidence. The honour Highness had passed in the University, pursuing so handsomely bestowed was become the more his studies with an attention which promised well. valuable because he was the first of the family who He could not, when enumerating the causes for had received an education in that University, gratitude to his Highness, omit to state the ho which had uniformly supported those principles nour of having hin as a Member of the Univer which first sealed the House of Brunswick upul sity; it was a distinction which called forth ex the throne of Great Britain. He could most cor. pressions of respect that his Highness should have rectly assure them, that in selecting him they chosen Cambridge as the place for finishing his would find that he was alive to their interests, ond studies. It was valuable also in other respects, would ever watch over and protect them. When because his Highness was the only member of
he looked around the world and sasv the fallen the royal family who had received his education
and degraded state of some countries, le could at an Englisls university. lu enumerating the not but express his joy at the safety and weliure inang services bis Highness had rendered his of Great Britain, protected as she was by the country, he could, were it proper, ex patiate with wisdoin, the loyalty, and the courage of her inhapleasure on the well-known alacrity with which bitants. When he reflected that this was the he had obeyed the call of his country in the hour happy consequence of education, he could not of danger; and on his readiness to render still | bat congratulate this University, as one of the greater services to the state during his travels. seminaries from which so much general knowledge The Doctor then panegyrized his Flighness's ex bed been gained, leading to practical and bene. ertions in the cause of bumanity, by taking a de
ficial results. It was bere that the heroes of
Cressy and of Poictiers were educated; it was and ballast on board, the balloon rose, and imhere, too, that other heroes of modern date had mediately crossed the south side of Trinity Great received their education, heroes whose deeds of Court, and over King's College Chapel. The valoar had crowned them with never-fading lau- aeronant waved bis hat, and was cheered with the rels, and afforded new proofs of that energy and acclamations of the spectators, every heart beatspirit which bad characterised the British name.ling with anxiety for his safety. The balloon His Highness agaio congratulated the Senate | moved towards the south, steadily and beautifully, upon the many distinguished characters who had rising gradually, or with a slight impulse as Mr. been educated here, was proud that he had re Sadler threw out ballast. It remained in sight ceived a public education, and should be happy about two minutes, when a cloud enveloped it, at all times in visiting Alma Mater ; but whether and withdrew it from the view of the enraptured absent or present, his chief solicitude should be to spectators, with as much quickness as the curtain support and protect the interests of the University | falls upon an interesting scene of a play. Mr. of Cambridge. During the delivery of the speech | Sadler alighted in a field near Stanstead, in Esit was frequently interrupted by the loudest plau- sex, twenty-three miles from Cambridge. He dits. An Ode, written by Mr. Sınythe, was then had been long before discerned by the inhabitants performed; and the procession returned to Tri- of that spot, and some labourers assisted his de. pity College, accompanied by an immense con scent; some time elapsed before they could keep course of people. His Highness was dressed in down the balloon. It took the ground in the midst a black silk robe, richly embroidered with gold; of a barley-field, rebounded completely over it, on his head he wore a black velvet cap with a long and after dragging across a field, was for an ingold tassel. A very sumptuous dinner was after stant arrested in its progress by a hedge. The wards given to his Highness at Trinity College. shouts of the people were distinctly heard by Mr. In the evening there was a concert at the Senate- || Sadler, when at a considerable height, previous house ; his Highness was present, and seemed to bis descent. In a minute or two after the de. highly gratified. After the concert the visitors scent, a man came up, and assisted in endeavourwere treated with an exhibition of fire-works, in | ing to secure the balloon, but the violence of the the walks of Trinity; and a cold collation was
wind soon disengaged the car, which was dragafterwards given by his Highness to nearly 3000 ged, with the man, to a great distance, until visitors, among whon were—The Marquis of stopped by auother hedge. The hoop then got Lansdowne, Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Erskine, 1 entangled in a tree, the man holding on all the the Bishop of Bath and Wells, General Gascoyne, liile. At this moment another man came up, Sir Sidney Smith, Sir Vicary Gibbs, Lord Pal- and shortly after he was followed by a rast nummerstove, the Bishops of Bristol and Cloyne, Sir
ber of people, by whose assistance the balloon was J. C. Hippesley, &c. &c.
secured, but not until it had received great daBALLOON.-On Wednesday, July 2, Mr. Sad
mage. In the descent Mr. Sadler encountered a ler ascended in a balloon from the Great Court very severe squall.
CUMBERLAND. of Trinity College. He intended that his two
REMARKABLE INSCRIPTION.–The following daughters should ascend with hiin, had the
is a copy of a remarkable inscription on a monitjvcather been fine; that not being the how
ment, lately erected in Horsley-Down church, ir ever, the second seat in the balloon was at the ser
this county :-"Here lies the bodies of Thos. vice of any gentleman, at the price of a hundred
Bond and Mary his wife. She was temperate, guineas. Lieut. Paget, of the Royal Navy, was
chaste, and charitable ; but she was proud, the gentleman who concluded the treaty with Mr.
peevish, and passionate. She was an affectionate Sadler for sailing in the air instead of on the wife, and a tender mother ; but her husband and At a quarter past two Mr. Sadler and
child whom she loved, seldom saw her counte. Lieut. Paget were scated in the balloon, which
nance without a disgusting frown. While she had soine difficulty in getting under weigh. At received visitors whom she despised, with an length it was the aeronautic Captain's opinion, endearing smile, her behaviour was discreet tothat the vessel would not carry a Lientenant as nards strangers, but imprudent in her family. well as himself; and Mr. Paget reluctantly step- Abroad ber conduct was infinenced by good. ped out of the car. At twenty minutes after two breeding ; but at home, by ill tcmper. She was o'clock, Mr. Sadler baving his grappling iroas a professed cueny to flattery, and was seldom
known to praise or commend; but the talents in
HUMAN SKELETONS.—ds some workmen were which she principally excelled, were difference of opinion, and discovering flaws und imperfec- diggiug gravel at Waiblond's liill, on the estate tions. She was an admirable economist, and belonging to Colonel Webb, in the parish of Norwithout prodigality dispensed plenty to every
ton, near the city of Glorcester, about three person in her family; but would sacrifice their feet from the surface they discovered four human eyes to a farthing candle. She sometimes made | skeletons; but when or by what means they were her husband happy, with her good qualities ; but deposited there, remains for the antiquarian to much more frequently miserable—with her fail. ivrestigate., Alongside the bones were found ings; insomuch that in thirty years cohabitation some sort of metal, probably something they wore be often lamented that maugre all her virtnes, he about their persons, but so cankered by time as had not, in the whole, enjoyed two years of ma
to be liardly discernible of what kind, though it
is trimonial comfort. At length finding that she had
supposed to have been brass. lost the affections of her husband, as well as the
Discovery-Lately, iu ploughing up a field regard of her neighbours, family.disputes having six miles from Cheltenham and two from Frogbeen divulged by servants, she died of vexation, mill, the property of H. F. Brooke, Esq. of Hen. July 20, 1763, aged forty-eight years. Her worn. bury, near Bristol, a most beautiful tesselated out husband survived her four months and two pavement, more perfect than hitherto found, was days, and departed this life Nov. 28, 1768, in the discovered. Mr. B. immediately made known the fifty-fourth year of his age.-William Bond, important discovery to Mr. Lysons and other brother to the deceased, erected this stone as a
gentlemen conversant in this branch of antiquity, weekly monitor to the surviving wives of this
who are now employed in collecting and exaparish, that they may avoid the infamy of having mining these fine remains. The site of a villa, their memories handed down to posterity with a one hundred and fifty feet in length, has been patch-work character.”
accurately ascertained ; seven different rooms
have been clearly traced, and the pavements are DEVONSHIRE. HORRID MURDER.–Lately were committed to
enriched with drawings, in the highest state of Devon High Gaol, Jane Cox and Arthur Tucker, preservation, of Neptune, Orpheus, animals, for the wilful murder of a child about fourteen birds, fishes, &c. &c. An hippocaust, or sweatmonths old. The deceased was illegitimate, and ing-room with its flues, and several pillars of was fathered on Mr. Tucker, who paid a small
considerable magnitude, are to be seen. Whatweekly allowance towards its maintenance, and
ever part of this interesting scene can be removed was kept by the mother of the girl who bore the
with safety, has been presented by Mr. Brooke
to the British Museum. child. The woman comunitted for the murder called, and, in seeming foodness for the infant, as
SHOCKING CIRCUMSTANCE - melancholy it was a tine child, just beginning to prattle, took
circunstance has happened at Mitchel Dean, in it away, as it were for an airing, and, after some
this county. The wife of one Bennet having time, brought it back to the grandmother in such
manifested an attachinent towards a man of the a horrid state, that it died in a few hours after. uame of Marfell (her first cousin), Bennet forgave Oo opening the body, there was arsenic enough her upon a solemn promise, that she would be found in the internal parts to have poisoned seve constant to bim in future, observing, that if ever ral persons. Upon examination, Jane Cox con he caught them togetber again, he would certainly fessed she gave the child a pill of arsenic, about | kill both. However, they were afterwards seen the size of a marble, that the child vomited, and together in a wood, and on the 6th of July Benbrought up some of it, and was in dreadful net weut from home, under pretence of going to agonies; and when it seemed a little free from Hereford, but returned back at twelve at night, its convulsions, she carried it home : that she was and breaking open the door found Marfell and prompted to it by Mr. Tucker, a respectable far his wife together. He instantly drew a knife, mes in the neighbourbood of Hatherleigh, who and attempted to “stab his wife, which Marfell has eigbtchildren, and was to receive a one-pound prevented. Bennet thrust the knife into the note for the deed. The poison was left in Mr. | lower part of the belly of Marfell, but he being Tneker's sheep-pen, from whence she had it.- | the most powerful, knocked the other down, and She bas since lamented implicating Mr. Tucker, I ran away. Bennet pursued, and throwing the saying, she did not mind herself, but was sorry knife after him, wounded him in the back. Mar. she bad injured him.
fell made his escape, but died of his wounds on