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freehold. These the robbers did not find. When they had done their work, one who seemed to be the Captain, called over their number from 1 to 16, and all having answered, they went away, carrying with them, or destroying property to the amount of nearly 150l. During the robbery two of the gang kept guard at the door of a small cottage adjacent, being the only habitation near Mr. Drinkwater's.

disgraced society and alarmed the peaceable inhabitants of Middleton, roused from his reverie by the repetition, "What shall we do to be saved?" called out involuntarily, "Send for the Scotch Greys directly!"



ATTEMPT AT MURDER.-This case happened at Ham, on Friday, May 29, and the assassin is in custody, and was examined at Kingston on the following day. He was footman in a SINGULAR CIRCUMSTANCE. A singular eir-gentleman's family at Ham, and the object of cumstance occurred on board the ship Regalia, in || his rancour was the Ladies' maid in the same the harbour of Portsmouth, a short time since.- family. The latter had some friends from LonThe Captain (Palmer) had two apprentices sent don call on her on Friday, and she accompanied him from London, by the owners, both of them to Ham Fair, where she is said to have taken whom were regularly bound, and had been on the arm of one of the company. The asssasin' board some time. One of them fell overboard in had previously given her to understand he would the harbour, and was with much difficulty got on shoot her if she took the arm of any man, and on board the ship; when the supposed lad proved to her entering the house, he verified his threat, by be a young girl about sixteen years of age! She discharging a pistol at her loaded with slugs.— said she had procured a living near London, by The young woman received the charge in her working in the fields; but disliking the employ- arm, but her head and side have also received ment, and without a character to recommend her injury. She is expected to survive. The assassin to any housekeeper's employment, she was inis lodged in Kingston gaol. duced to pass herself off as a young lad, wishing to go to sea, when she was regularly bound to serve as an apprentice to the owners of the Regalia. The crew handsomely subscribed to rig her out with female clothing, and she is for the present under the notice of the Hon. Mrs. Grey.

KENT. FORTUNATE DISCOVERY.-A short time since, as William Gray, of Dover, was ripping up an old jacket that he had purchased for two shilings and sixpence, and had worn two years, he discovered under a patch that had been sewn on one of the sleeves, two ten pound, two five pound, and two one pound Bank of England notes, which he of course claimed as his own.


A preacher in a chapel at Middleton a short time since, zealous in the cause of salvation, and wishing to enforce the doctrine he was promul gating, had asked several times, "What shall we do to be saved?" when one of his auditors, probably absorbed in worldly thoughts, and the recollection of the tumults which had so lately i


Mr. Thomas Simpson, of High-street, Borough, Esq. banker, Cateaton-street. to Miss Paine, daughter-in-law of John Haddock,

Lately, at Gainsborough, Mr. Ridge to Mrs. Brown, widow, both of Morton.-Their united ages amount to 161 years.


At his house at Vauxhall, Wm. H. Faulkner, Commander in the Royal Navy, son of the Admiral of that name, and brother to the brave Capt. Faulkner, who fell in the moment of victory, while lashing his ship to the French frigate La Pique. The gallant Commander, whose death service, where his merit has been often tried; in we now record, was universally beloved in the him centered the expert seamen, blended with that of the elegant classic scholar and accomplished gentleman. His wife has to deplore the loss of a truly excellent husband, and his country of a faithful defender.

Lately, in France, Sonnini, the celebrated traveller.

Lately, Sir Francis Molyneux, Gentleman Usher of the Bluck Rod, and Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt has been appointed to that Office by the Lord Chamberlain (the Marquis of Hertford.)


At Harnam, near Salisbury, aged 100, Mrs. Sanger.


London: Printed by and for J. BELL, sole Proprietor of this MAGAZINE, and Proprietor of the WEEKLY MESSENGER, Southampton-street, Strand. July 1, 1812.

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Marchioness of Buckingham, 3

Mrs. Siddons, 59, 175
Miss Smith, 115
Mrs. Billington, 171
Mrs. Edwin, 227
Mrs. Dickons, 283


Hymena in search of a Husband, 5, 64, 117,
177, 229, 286

Observations on the Principles of the Design for

the new Theatre Drury-Lane, 9
Zara; or the Adventures of an English Wife, 14,


The Chateau of Roussillon, 29, 80
Anecdotes collected from the private life of Peter
the Great, Emperor of Russia, 34, S4
Anecdotes of Bonaparte and the Empress Maria

Louisa, 78

Travels in Sardinia, Sicily, Malta, &c. 86, 137,

69, 120, 179, 231, 304

Letters on Mythology; translated from the French
of Demoustier, 17, 67, 129, 185, 241, 289
Oakwood House, an original Novel, 20, 73, 130,
187, 240, 292

To an Exotic-A Ballad-An Epitaph, 97
My old horse Sorrel-The dying Soldier to the
setting Sun-Midnight, 98

Stories of Seven Days, 23, 75

New System of Botany, 27, 93, 149, 205, 261, Bonaparte-Ode to a Singing Bird, 99
Lines to Mary-Reflections in a Church-yard-
The Sweets of Life, 153

Anacreon on himself The Maniac-A fragment
of Lucien Bonaparte's poem "Charlemagne,154
Hope-The Heroine of Saragoza, 155
The Wish-Lines from Lopez de Vega-Inscrip-
tion in a Grotto-Song, by Mrs. Opie, 209
Epilogue to the new Play called "The Sons of
Erin"-To Love, 210


Original Letters on the Manners, Customs, &c.
of different Countries-Hungary, 91, 141, 204,


Death of Mr. Horne Tooke, 124
Singular and interesting Narrative, 127
News from the Comet, 134

Extract from Mrs. Green's new Novel of "Good
men of Modern Date," 143

Memoirs of the late Astronomer, Lalande, 146
Account of Kate Kearney, of the Lake of Kil-
larney, 182

Interesting Account of the fall of part of a huge
Mountain, 184
On the superiority of Vocal Music over Instru-
mental, 191

The Emigrants, 192, 243

Widow Latelove in search of a Husband, 195
A circumstantial account of the Assassination of
Mr. Perceval by John Bellingham, 271
Coroner's Inquest, 272

Life of the Assassin, 274

Trial of Bellingham, at the Old Bailey, 274
Execution of the Assassin, 279

Review of the Defence of Bellingham, 239
Parallel acts of Assassination with that lately com-
mitted on Mr. Perceval.-Prediction of the
Death of the Duke of Buckingham, 235
His Murder by Felton, 236

Attempt to Murder the Duke of Ormond, 238
Attempt to Assassinate Mr. Secretary Harley,



Portraits of Charles I. and President Richardot,
by Van Dyk, 38

Christ in the arms of the Virgin Mary, and Car-
dinal Bentivoglio, 96

Francois de Moncade, and a Lady with her
Daughter, 152

Eneas depositing Anchises on the Beach, and
Charles I. Elector Palatine, 203

A Portrait, and Alexander Scaglia, 268

A Lady with a Fan of Feathers in ber hand, and
a Gentleman holding his Daughter by the
hand, 316


Hannibal Feracuti, Prince of Sabionetta, 253,

A brief Sketch of Miss Burney's new Novel, en-
titled "Traits of Nature," 255
Anecdote of Henry IV. of France, 295
The Wedding Night, 312


Praise-The Oak and the Reed-Friendship, 39
A Lover's Wish-Sonnet-A Lover's Tale, 40
Africa-Winter's Return, 41

Anacreontic-Lines written in a young Lady's
Prayer Book-Betty Amlett, 211

Imitation from the Italian-Sonnet-Phoebe's
Absence-The rescued Mariners, 264

The Bridal Night, 317

To Mary, 319

Westminster Abbey-The Sailor's Adien, 320


Evening Costume, and Winter Walking Dress, 42
Walking Dress, and Evening Dress, 150
Morning Costume, and Promenade Dress, 100
Evening Dress, and Half Figure in a Walking

Dress, with various Parisian Head-dresses, 212
Opera Dress, and Evening Dress, 321
Morning Dishabille, and Equestrian Costume,205
General Observations and Reflections on Fashion
and Dress, 42, 100, 156, 212, 205, 321
The Mirror of Fashion, 44, 102, 158, 214, 266, 323

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Chinese Theatricals-Scolding Wives, 49
Singular relation of a person hauged innocent, ib.
Velocities-Dr. Johnson's Courtship, 50
The original Blue Beard-A Card-table, 106
Anecdote of Louis XIV-Christmas Carols, ib.
Dreadful accident at Richmond, in America, 107
Violation of Conjugal Faith, 161
British Currency-Suicide, 162
Potatoes first imported-Anecdote, ib.
Sir S. Romilly's own account of his Origin, 217
Depravity-Anecdote of the French Police, ib.
Singular Marriage-Account of a Grey Bear, 218
Extraordinary escape from death-Mechanism,270
Installation of the Knights of the Bath, 324
Maxims and Reflexions, by Dr. Jortin, 327
Early Navigators-Matrimonial hint, 328
Curious Show Bill, ib.

State of his Majesty's Health, 51, 108
Trial of Mr. Walsh, 51

Murders at Radcliffe Highway, 52, 109
Daring outrage, and attempt at Murder, 54
Threatening Letters-Stolen Goods, 109
Apprehension and Trial of Gawler, 109, 220
Marriage of Mr. Wellesley Pole and Miss Tilney
Long, 164

Breach of Trust, and daring Robbery, 165
Death of the Duchess of Gordon, 219
Highgate Tunnel destroyed-Cruelty, 220
Suicide-Banishment of Baron Geramb, ib.
Extraordinary instance of Depravity, 221
Horrid attempt at Assassination, 329
Strange Occurrence, 330
Child Murder, ib.
Attempted Suicide, ib.


No. XXVIII. An original Portrait of the Marchioness of Buckingham.


Horrid Murders, 55, 56, 110, 111 222
Death of the Duke of Buccleugh, 56
Robberies, 55, 111, 167, 223, 224
Unfortunate Accidents at Bristol, 110
Female Resolution, ib.

Charge of administering Poison, 166
Fickleness of Man-Melancholy Catastrophe, 167
Brutal attack on a female Servant, 168
Sudden death of the Rev. Mr. Codling, 223
Providential Escape-Swindlers, 224
Dreadful Murder in Cornwall, 331
Fire in Plymouth Dock-yard, ib.
Daring Robbery, ib.

Singular circumstance of a young Girl, 332
Fortunate discovery-Attempt at Murder, ib.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 112, 168, 224, 332

An Outline Sketch of Charles I. and President Richardot; by Van Dyk.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

"To Weep Forbear," an original Song, composed and set to Music by Mrs. Dickons.

No. XXIX. An original Portrait of Mrs. Siddons, in the character of the Tragic Muse.
An Outline Sketch of Christ in the arms of the Virgin Mary, and Cardinal Beati-
voglio; by Van Dyk.

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No. XXX. An original Portrait of Miss Smith.

A Sketch of the New Theatre Drury-Lane, from the Designs of Mr Wyatt.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

"With all my heart I love thee," an original Song, composed and set to Music by
Dr. Kitchiner.

An Outline Sketch of Francis de Moncade, and a Lady with her Daughter; by Van

Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

"Valor and its reward," an original Song, composed and set to Music by Mr. Dibdin.

No. XXXI. An original Portrait of Mrs. Billington, in the character of St. Cecilia.

No. XXXII. An original Portrait of Mrs. Edwin.

An Outline Sketch of Eneas depositing Anchises on the beach, and Charles I. Elector
Palatine, with his brother Robert; by Van Dyk.

A whole and half-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured; with various
Parisian Head-dresses."

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

A Duett for a Soprano and Bass Voice, composed by Dr. Kitchiner.

Outline Sketch of a Portait, and Alexander Scaglia; by Van Dyk.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

"The Hermit," an original Song, composed and set to Music by Dr. Kitchiner.

No. XXXIII. An original Portrait of Mrs. Dickons.

An Outline Sketch of a Lady with a Fan of Feathers in her hand, and a Gentleman
holding his Daughter by the hand; by Van Dyk.

Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

"Tell me when and tell me where," an original Song, composed and set to Music by
Dr. Kitchiner.

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