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Chief Justice, the jury retired for of the principal Gentry of the County, half an hour, and brought in a ver- After viewing the stock exhibited on the dict of Guilty.
ground, and paying due attention to the The ball and court were very
ploughs contending for prizes, the com
pany adjourned to dinner at the King's crouded, and when the word guilty Arms, Berkhamstead. The toasts given was pronounced, there was much were the king, the Queen, the Prince hissing on the outside of the bar, of Wales and Royal Family, Speed the which induced the learned judge to the Plough, Small' in Size Great iu Vadirect that any person thus disturb
lue, Breeding in all its Branches, the ing the peace, should be brought
Fleece. The Duke of Bedford with three
times three, was drank with the greatbefore him ; whereupon silence was
est enthusiasm.--The Noble Duke rerestored; and immediately afterwards turned thanks in a neat and elegant the court was ordered to be cleared. speech, and assured the company, ihat
On Monday (the 13th.) and two tol- if he merited their approbation, it was lowing days, the Duke of Bedford's au- by encouraging ayricultural pursuits. nual sheep-shearing took place at WO- On the Members of the County being burn-Abbey; to which all the principal given, Sir John Sebright thanked the agriculturists and Graziers, amateurs as company for himself and colleagues for well as practical, went down. On the the honour they had done him, and was first day (Monday) the company assem- happy in giving encouragement to this bled at ihe Park farm, to view the Duke's institution, as by so doing, he had met Southdown aud Leicester sheep, which with their approbation--and gave as a were to be sold in the afiurnoon. The toast, Peace, Plenty and Commerce all company returned to dinner at the Ab- over the World; Mr. R. Flower of bey at three. Sale of the sheep took Hertford, gave as a toast-Mary Bowplace at six; some of the Southdown dell, aged 60,--living in Hertfordshire. ewes sold at 46s. per head ; Leicester The reason of his introducırg such a Theaves as high as 80s.- Tuesday, the person to their notice was, that she had Sipithfield Club met to transact some spun rlb. of Merino Wool into Yarn, so business; afterwards attended a plough- fine, that it was considered by those ing match at Crawley heath; dined at who were compctent judges to excel the Abbey at threc ; after dinner, Lord any ever atteinpted that it weasured Somerville presented to the Duke å in length 29 miles 200 yards. He aslarge Silver Salver from the Agricultu. sured the company, he was informed, he rists of Great Britain. This elegant might challenge all Europe to produce piece of plate weighed 400 ounces, and so rare a specimen of skill and industry was about 18 inches by two feet in size; as that now produced, which was sent the border was decorated with embos. for their inspection by Mr. E. K. Fordsed figures, emblematical of Agricul- ham, of Royston ; this toast excited ture; in the centre was the Bedford mirth and applause, and the yarn was arms, superbly engraved, with the fol. admired for the beauty and silky softlowing inscription : “ To his grace John ness of its texture. The Prizes were Duke of Bestford, from the Agricul- adjudged to the Earl of Bridgewater for turists of Great-Britain, Anno Doinini the best plough, which being the inven. 1807.” His grace returned thanks in a tion of Mr. Plenty, of Hampshire, the most elegant and animated speech. Earl begged him to accept the prize vaWcdnesday, the company vicwed the se- lue 10 guineas, as he considered more veral implements of husbandry, &c. merit due to him as the inventor; the and attended the sale of Soutbdown best and second ploughman received a cwest and theaves ; some sold for 31. prize of 3 and 2 guineas each ; Mr. R. 15s. per head; after which the adjudi. Flower, Hertford, for the best one year cation of the prizes took place,
old ram, of the inixed Merino breed, a On Friday the 17th instant, the cup value 5 guineas; to the same for Hertfordshire Agricultural Society mel the two best ewes, of the same breed, at Cold Harbour Farm, belonging to the a cup value 5 guineas; to Joseph HalEarl of Bridgewater, their President; sey, Esq. 3 guineas for the best boar; the day was fine and the company nu- to the best sheep. shearer 3 guincas ; inerous, annonyst whom were the Duke the second best 2 guineas; and the third of Bedford, Sir John Sebright, and many 1 guinca.
On Saturday the 21st. Mr. Alder- and he claims 9,844). 1s. more, fur man Combe gave his annual dinner surveying the Barrack buildings. at his Brewhouse, in Castlestreet, Mr. Sanders has received near Long Acre, to his Royal Highness 17,0001. and he claims near 10,0001. the prince of Wales, the Duke and more for the same business. They Duchess of York, and others. It offered to do the work for 10001. a was in the usual style, consisting of year, and were refused ! rump steaks, cooked upon an iron It is a singular circumstance, that plate on the stoker's fire, and con- the parish of Aldrington, Sussex, a veyed on a new malt shovel to the rectory worth upwards of 4001. per company, who partook of them in annum, in the gift of Magdalen colo the Brewhouse, a short distance from legr, should contain neither church, the fire. Their table-cloth was a house, nor inhabitant! hop-sack, and they ate off wooden Irish Roman Catholics.—The fol. trenchers; the sallads were in wood- lowing is an extract from the Bishop en bowls, and every thing in the of Killala's speech in the house of rough utensils of the Brewhouse. Lords, on the 13th of March 1793,
By the bill to prevent the syreads on the bill for ihe relief of his Majcsof the small pox, it is enacted,
ty's Roman Catholic subjects : 1. That no one sha!! inoculaie for “ I look upon my Roman catholic the small pox within the distance of brethren as fellow subjects and felthree niles of any city, town, or village, low christians, as believers in the under a penalty of 501.
same God, and partners in the same 2. That in every place destined for redeinption. Speculative differences inoculation by the Suttonian method, the words “ Small Pox Hospital," or
in some points of faith with ine are “ Pest House," shall be posted up in
in of no account; they and I have one
orno ac large and legible characters.
religion--the religion of christianity. 3. That if any person shall be taken 'Therefore, as children of the same ill of the infectious small pox, they shall Father, as travellers in the same be removed to a distance from all other road, and seekers of the same salvahabitations, at the expence of the parisi, vion, why not love each other as broif their own relations are not able; and all masters of houses where the infec
thers? It is no part of protestantion may appear, shall write up on the tism to persecute catholics; and, outside of their houses in large and le- without justice to the catholics, there gible characters, “ Swall Pox here," can be 10 security for the protestant under a penalty of 201.
establishment ; as a friend, there. 4. And every inaster or mistress of a fore, to the nermanence of this es. house where the small pox breaks out, shall within 24 hours send notice there
ul, tablishment, to the prosperity of the ot' to the churchwardens and overseers country's
country, and the justice due to iny under a penalty of 101.
catholic brethren, I shall cheerfully No such penalty to be lesied till after give my vote that the bill be comtwo inonths, and in case the infection mitted.”. has nut spread, then the magistrates to The Morning Post daily gives be empowered to remit the penalty lona accounts of our fashionable
A weaver of Trafford, near Ches- parties, consisting sometimes of I or ter, has lately worked a piece of 2000 people! At one of those last table-linen, of the uncoinmun length week, the Countess of Shaftsbury's, the of 1921 yards a circumstance before company parlook of a most elegant unknown in that branch of manu- supper about three o'clock. The de. facture.
sert was the most costly and abunIt appears by accounts delivered dant ever witnessed; of pine-apples in, that Mr. Johnson, the architect, there were actually several hundred, has already received 20,2241. 14s. at four and five guineas a piece !
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bloodshed, xxxv—why he hates the
Scriptures, xxxvi-an instance of ex-
traordinary depravity, ib.-detected
of barefaced falsehood, lv-his exe-
crable maxims,lx-bis false and abo-
minable abuse of America, Ixvi
Common council of the city of London,
their address about the war, lxxi
their effrontery and inconsistency,
ty of the, ib.
-a friend to religious toleration, lviii Danish expedition, remarks on the, ii.
xviii - fallaciouss reason of ministers
in defence of the, i.xix.xxiv—inquiry
failed in defending it, ib.~motions
respecting it, xliii.xlvi-all Europe,
Sweden excepted, has expressed in-
dignation against it, Ixva--confessed
on all hands to be a shamefulact,lxviii
Darnley, Lord, his motion respecting
the Danish expedition, xliv
ration concerning the English mini-
Droits of admiralty, how acquired, xxxii
Duigenan, Dr. his bigotry, Ixxxi
negociations for peace, xlii
Danish expedition, xliv
Evangelical meinbers of parliament enc-
Copenhagen expedition, xlviii
Fox, Mr. his favourite maxim, viji Milton, Lord, his treatment of his con.
cerning peace, xxxix
Ministers, confess their ignorance re-
specting the treaty of Tilsit, iii.iv.xxi.
specting the Danish expedition, &c.
v-their pride shuts their ears against
all offers of peace, ix-squander the
public money in subsidies, x-contra-
dict themselves, xxi-justly charged
with injustice, cowardice, cruelty, hy-
pocrisy, and falsehood, xxiii-ought
to he publicly censured, xx—their
hypocritical professions, xlix
Morning Post, an unprincipled and pro.
fligate print, xvii-its horrid blasphe-
· my, xlix-its unqualified abuse of
the French Emperor, lix-ils dis-
graceful shiftings and hypocrisy, lix.lx
a pretences Necessity, plea of, respecting the Da-
nish expedition fully answered, xxxii.
xxxii-Lord Ellenboroughi's opinion
concerning it, ib. as necessary for
Bonaparte as for our ministers, ixxiv
V. Negociation, late overtures for, viii
marks on the, xiv
Jesus Christ, the only head of the Officers, British, the slaves of ministers,
Opposition, their wavering system of
Paris, usually the place for concluding
treaties of peace, x
version bill aceounted for, I
rights of his countrymen, i-birth
day of, lxxxvii
of his, xxxi» his strange scruples
about peace, xli
smuggler, xxxiii--his deinerits re-
Maynooth college, Ixxx
consistent language, respecting the