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printers, Evesham, Manchester, Hinck- carriage was Sir James Shaw, Bart. the ley, Leeds, Glasgow, United Guild- Alderman of the Ward, with his De ries of Perth, Banff, St John's (South- puty. The gentlemen of the deputawark), and Coventry.

tion, on presenting their address,

were The first address which arrived at honoured with a most gracious recepBrandenburgh was that from the inha. tion, and, succeeded by their worthy bitants of the parish of St Abbot's, Alderman and his Deputy, had the hoKensington. The procession consista nour of kissing hands as they passed ed of 42 carriages and chiefly filled her Majesty. with ladies. They were elegantly dress- At three o'clock the procession of ed in white, and wore her Majesty's the several Benefit Societies of the memedals suspended from their necklaces. tropolis arrived. There were more than The address was under the immediate 4000 persons in this procession. They care of Mr Samuel Whitbread, M. P., appeared to be chiefly artizans and meSir Gerard Noel, Bart. M. P., Mr Pe-chanics, and their whole appearance ter Moore, M. P., Mr Hume, M. P., and demeanour did them the highest and several other independent gentle- credit. This procession was accompamen. The deputation had the honour nied by an immense concourse of peoof being introduced to her Majesty at ple, who, by their cheers, evidently a quarter past one o'clock.

partook of the enthusiasm. The Bea Mr Whitbread read the address, to nefit Societies were preceded by a large which her Majesty returned a most gra- body of their officers with staves : they cious answer.

were accompanied by several bands of Mr Hume then presented the ad- music; and at the head of each sociedresses from Glasgow (signed by ty, the stewards and flags were ar37,000 persons), that from the United ranged. Guildries of Perth, and from Banff, to The next procession was that of St all of which her Majesty was pleased Ann's, Limehouse, consisting of ladies to return gracious answers.

and gentlemen, wearing white favours, Mr Whitbread also presented an ad- in open landaus and four; the postidress, very numerously signed, from lions dressed in crimson jackets. Totness, in Devonshire.

The gentlemen deputed from CoMajor Cartwright, who appeared in ventry next appeared, to present her the full regimental uniform of the Not- Majesty with some pieces of an ele. tingham militia, of which he was once gant new-manufactured riband ; the major, presented the address from the colour, Queen's purple, on scarlet ladies of Manchester, and from the in- ground, combining in its texture the habitants of Leeds and Hinckley, in fabrics of sarsnet and damask satin, Leicestershire. To all of these her on which the Crown appeared beautiMajesty was pleased to return the most fully wrought, and the initials “ C. R." gracious answers.

Mr Thorpe and Mr Morrirson were Mr Brougham, M. P., presented the introduced to her Majesty's presence Evesham address, and Mr Jacobs that by Sir William Gell; when Mr Thorp from Taunton.

presented the riband, and addressed her At half past two o'clock the depu- Majesty. tation from the Ward of Portsoken ar- Her Majesty had the condescenrived. The gentlemen who composed sion to accept the present, and retura it filled 35 coaches and four; the pos- a most gracious answer. tilions were in new pink dresses with The next deputation was that from white hats and cockades. In the first the Ward of Farringdon-within, con


ducted by its ward-deputy. It was This fag was carried by a man preceded by a gentleman on horse- mounted on a cream-coloured charger. back, carrying a blue flag adorned A full band of music. Twenty-three with the star of Brunswick, followed open carriages, drawn by four horses by eighteen open landaus and four, each, in which were the gentlemen of each containing six gentlemen wear- the deputation, accompanied by their ing white favours. The postilions ladies ; among them were observed two wore light-blue jackets, with favours Quaker families. The ladies in gene. in their caps. The horses' heads and ral were dressed with great elegance, manes were decorated with rosettes of and the Quaker ladies with great neatwhite riband.

The procession closed with As this procession was on its way three other carriages, drawn by two to Brandenburgh-house, it was agree horses each. ably surprised to find Lord John Rus- The address was read by the Rev. sel at its head. His lordship, in full Mr Tid, and received by the Queen court dress, was making progress on with her usual condescension and affathe road to Brandenburgh-house, to bility. Her Majesty returned a most present an address to her Majesty ; gracious answer. and, being observed to be at the bot. It was nearly dark when the Lettertom of the procession by a gentleman press Printers of the metropolis arri. on horseback, who made the circum- ved. The procession consisted of a stance known to Mr Deputy Pindar, very numerous body of persons of that and other gentlemen who led the pro- trade in this great metropolis. cession, they all, on receiving the in- Her Majesty bore the fatigue of timation, instantly despatched a meg, standing so long with great composure, senger, requesting his lordship to take and repeatedly conversed, throughout precedence, which was complied with, the day, with Lady A. Hamilton and to the universal satisfaction of the the Hon. Mrs Damer, upon the gratimultitude.

fying sight which the grounds around Lord John Russell presented an presented, thronged as they were with Address from Taunton. His lord. 80 large a portion of the population ship was honoured with a most gra. of this great city. At no period ducious reception.

ring the day was there a smaller numThe deputation from the parish of ber than 10,000 persons within the Christ-church, Surrey, followed. It avenues of Brandenburgh-house ; they was conducted by Mr Chatfield, in repeatedly hailed their Queen with his private carriage, with four horses, the most enthusiastic demonstrations and consisted, besides the conveyances of their

attachment. of the parish officers, of three open 11. Thomas Warren, turnkey of landaus, drawn by six grey horses the jail of Dumfries, was inhumanly each, in which were the mover and murdered by David Haggart, one of seconder of the address to her Majesty, the prisoners. David Haggart conand the committee who prepared it ; trived to secrete in his cell a large A trumpeter on horseback, dressed in stone ; this he put into a bag, and the costume of a Yeoman of when Warren was leaving the cell, the Guard:

after having brought the daily allowA most beautiful white satin flag, ance of food, Haggart struck him on on which was inscribed in the head with the stone in the bag, gold letters,

which felled him to the ground, and « The Parish of Christ-church Ad. then the wretch made his escape from dress to the Queen.”

prison. Warren was soon after dis.




covered by one of the turnkeys ; he and that the circumstance of its having was quite senseless ; the blood had occurred immediately after the close flowed copiously from his head, which of her Majesty's case was purely acwas lacerated in the most frightful cidental. We can state, upon autho

He was immediately con- rity, that this is entirely incorrect. veyed to bed, and a surgeon sent for, His Royal Highnets called to pay his who, upon examining the wound, found respects to her Majesty ; but, from the skull very much fractured: -the un. the unexpected nature of his visit, her fortunate man died about ten o'clock, Majesty was not in a state then to reon the Wednesday night, having en- ceive him ; but soon after sent a letdured the greatest agony during the ter to Prince Leopold, to appoint one day.

o'clock this day for an interview,

Traveller. Brandenburgh-house, Wednesday, 30.—The following is a list of the October 25th.

addresses presented yesterday to her Mr K. Craven and Sir William Majesty :Gell, vice-chamberlains to the Queen, are commanded to announce, that, in Margate, Weavers of New consequence of the lateness of the sea- Islington, son and the probable approach of wet Coopers,: Ditchling, Susweather, her Majesty wishes to decline Youths of the Mereceiving any future addresses in per- tropolis, Lawyers' Clerks, son after Monday next, the 30th in- Leather-dressers, Odd Fellows, stant. It is nevertheless to be under- Brass-founders, Sidmouth, stood that her Majesty by no means Wokingham, Arundel, intends to exclude the presentation of Silver T'rade, Pontypool, such addresses as may be at this mo. Paper-hangers, Chichester, ment in preparation, and which, if not Brick-layers, Wigton, ready by Monday, her Majesty will West and East Cabinet-makers, receive and answer without the cere- Coker,

Lymington, mony of a formal deputation.


New Mills,

October 27th. Yesterday, at one o'clock, in consequence of an invitation from her Majesty, Prince Leopold, attended by Colonel Addenbroke, visited the Queen at Brandenburgh - house, Hammer

NOVEMBER. smith, and remained with her Majesty about an hour. Prince Leopold af. 9th.-FIRE IN DRURY-LANE.- This terwards returned to Claremont.- populous neighbourhood was thrown Morning-Post.

into much confusion, yesterday evenWe have given the different ac. ing, by a fire which brokeoutin Mr Glacounts which have appeared in the zier’stimber-yard, just above the burialpapers of this morning, as to the visit ground, in Drury-lane. A more danof Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg to gerous spot for the occurrence of such her Majesty yesterday. The Court an accident could scarcely be pointed Circular attempts to convey an im. out. The premises stand within fifty pression that this visit of his Royal yards of the two theatres, and are Highness is to be attributed to the bounded on three sides by the narrow sudden indisposition of her Majesty, courts and alleys, which meander in

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such beautiful irregularity between fury of the flames began to abate ; Bow-street and Drury-lane, pour com- and, by the united exertions of soldiers ble de bonheur. The alarm was given and constables, the defiles of Bowabout half past five in the afternoon, street and Little Russel-street were and a great number of worthy persons, rendered practicable. Business then who had been amusing themselves with proceeded in the ordinary manner ; the Lord Mayor's show, embraced so but the houses were thinly attended. favourable an opportunity of finishing 11th.—This evening, London was their evening. In about a quarter of illuminated to a great extent, in celean hour the engines of the different bration of the abandonment of the companies began to arrive, but they Bill of Pains and Penalties against her were unable to penetrate the solid Majesty. mass of mob which was collected. l'he illumination in Piccadilly, and The firemen literally fought their way; in the streets and squares south of that but it was almost doubtful whether thoroughfare, did not become general they would be enabled to act, when until nine o'clock. Bond-street was the military destined to guard the brilliant early in the evening, and the theatre came up, and did good service mansions of the Duke of Devonshire, by removing the idlers. Covent-gar- Lord George Cavendish, Mr Coutts, den theatre was in a situation of great and many other persons of fortune risk. It was exposed, during an hour and situation, bore ample testimony and a half, to a heavy shower of of the principles of their proprietors ; burning materials. No water was ob- nor were the great hotels backward tained until near seven o'clock. The in the expression of their opinions ; timber burned furiously; and the wind, but some of the inhabitants of Brookwhich just then freshened from the street, Grosvenor-street, Mount-street, eastward, carried flakes of fire, and Grosvenor-square, and the vicinity, pieces of lighted wood, as far as Lei- were tardy in their measures ; some cester-square. The servants of the wasted their time in preparationtheatre, however, exerted themselves some were unprepared altogether with great alacrity, and no mischief and some waited for the example of occurred. The loss has been consi- their neighbours. Before ten o'clock, derable. The timber-yard (insured, however, a considerable crowd assemwe understand, with the County-of- bled, and proceeded to appeal with fice) is, with its contents, entirely de- much vigour, occasionally to the feel. stroyed; and ten houses adjoining the ings, and occasionally to the windows, rear of the premises, and fronting in- of the sluggish. Apsley-house was to Duke’s-court, Crown-court, and a la mort," and C Palace was Martlett-court, are materially dama- enveloped in gloom. In Hamilton. ged. Fortunately, no one sustained palace there were, we think, less lamps any personal injury.

than usual; but the Duke of GlocesThe doors of Covent-garden, as ter and the Princess Sophia, by the well as those of Drury-lane theatre, splendour of their flambeaux, made remained closed some time after their visible the darkness of the few

disloyal usual hour of opening—a measure of who dwelt near them. It would be tesome prudence ; for the absence of dious to describe the state of each sesuch a precaution might have prodų. veral street : generally speaking, the ced an audience more numerous than illumination was, in this part of the profitable. About half past seven the town, unequal. In some streets the

blaze was universal ; in others a single wasilluminated profusely with torches; light.

Boodle's very sparingly : the Guard's The whole northern side of Oxford, very splendidly. In Pallstreet and Cavendish square, and par- mall, though nearly all the houses were ticularly Welbeck.street, Wigmore- lighted up about 8 o'clock, nothing par. street, and Harley-street, were more ticular was observable. From Carlton brilliantly than generally illuminated. house we proceeded to St James's square, In Manchester-square, but two houses to see how the deliverance of her Ma. exhibited any signs of illumination ; jesty was received by the loyal inha. the Marchioness of Hertford's was not bitants of that fashionable quarter

, one of them. The noble residence of There the houses of the nobility and Earl Grey, in Portman-square, and gentry were generally illuminated with several other beautiful mansions in its more or less brilliancy, though, from vicinity, were superbly decorated with the sudden nature of the call, and the every species of lights. Hynde street, want of preparation, there were no Berkeley street, Mount street, Gros. coloured lamps or tasteful designs. venor square, and Lower Brook street, The

houses of Lord Castlereagh and all displayed the same manifestations of the Duke of Northumberland, were, regard for her Majesty. In Hanover we think, the only mansions involved square the lights were cumerous ; but in their usual gloom. The Duke of we do not remember to have observed Bedford's family was loudly cheered. one house in Great George street, The house of Lord Castlereagh was (whịch our readers will remember runs protected by the military, but that of out of it,) which had not set up the one of his refractory friends was not. same emblems of peaceful triumph Greenwood's (the army agents) people, an observation which equally applies to at Charing-cross, refused, at first, to Swallow and Titchfield streets, to a illuminate, and in consequence of that part of Waterloo-street, and eminently resistance, or a tardy compliance with to the various avenues which open into the sovereign multitude, he had his it, and to the Haymarket and Cock- windows smashed. Neither the Adspur street. The streets were exceede miralty nor Whitehall, nor Downingingly thronged by multitudes, whose street, was illuminated. deportment

was quiet and becoming. The illumination in Holborn was In the neighbourhood of Temple-bar, very general ; and though the suddenwe saw a small detachment of the Life- ness with which it was got up preguards, whose conduct appeared to be vented the display of many devices

, regulated by the tranquil demeanour several of the windows were bandsomeof the populace.

ly decorated with leaves of laurel, Early in the evening the club houses among which were interspersed mottos in St James's street, many of the declaratory of the affection which the houses in St James's square, Pall-mall, owners of the houses bore towards her and Charing-cross, were illuminated. Majesty. Several of the streets leadBrookes's, in St James's street, deser- ing from Holborn into the squares on ved and attracted particular notice. the north side of it, as also the squares Though no previous preparations could themselves, were irradiated by the light have been made, the balcony, in a short of a thousand lustres. Bedford square time, was tastefully decorated with a was particularly resplendent, as was royal crown, with the letters Q. C., also Great Russel-street, Bloomsbury; the initials of Queen Caroline. White's Charlotte-street, Tavistock-street, and

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