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the conclusion of the post-communion service and the blessing. The Choirs then sang the National Air of “ God save the King.” · His Majesty, attended as before, having descended into the area, passed through the door on the south side of the Altar into St Edward's Chapel ; and the Noblemen who had carried the Regalia received them from the Dean of Westminster as they passed by the Altar.
The King being come into the Chapel, and standing before the Altar, delivered the Sceptres to the Archbishop, who laid them upon the Altar. The rest of the Regalia were then delivered to the Dean, and by him laid on the Altar.
Then the King was disrobed of his Dalmatic Robe of State, and arrayed in his Royal Robe of Purple Velvet, the Archbishop delivering the Sceptre with the Cross into his right hand, and thc Orb into his left. The Dean then delivered the Sceptre with the Dove to the Duke of Rutland who had before carried it, and who was to bear it in the returning procession.
As soon as the King entered St Edward's Chapel, the Officers of Arms called over and arranged the procession for the retu rn to Westminster Hall ; and at the moment when his Majesty came out of the Chapel, the procession moved forward to Westminster Hall in the same order as it came from thence, except that the Dean and Prebendaries of Westminster did not return, and the Noblemen who, in the former procession, had borne the Gold Spurs, and St Edward's Staff, left in St Edward's Chapel, and the Orb, and the Sceptre with the Cross, now borne by his Majesty, walked in their due places, according to their degrees in the Peerage.
As the procession entered the Hall, the fifes, drums, and trumpets proceeded to their gallery, and the several other persons composing it were directed to their respective places by the Officers of Arms; the Barons of the Cinque Ports with the Canopy remaining at the bottom of the steps.
His Majesty having ascended the elevated platform, retired into his chamber near the State.
The company at the tables then sat down ; and the Barons of the Cinque Ports carried away the Canopy as their fee.
THE BANQUET. Dinner being ready, his Majesty, wearing his Crown, and carrying the Sceptre with the Cross, and the Orb, and attended and supported, and his train borne as before, came out of his Chamber, preceded by the Deputy Lord Great Chamberlain, and the four Swords being carried before him, took his seat in the Chair of State.
The first course was then brought up with the usual ceremony, attended by the three following Great Officers of State, mounted on horses richly caparisoned, viz. the Mar. quis of Anglesey, as Lord High Steward, betwcen the Duke of Wellington, as Lord High Constable, and Lord Howard of Effingham, as Earl Marshal. The dinner was placed on the table by his Majesty's two Clerks of the Kitchen.
The Deputy Lord Great Chamberlain, with his Majesty's Cupbearer, Montagu Earl of Abingrlon, and his Assistant, James Walter Earl of Verulam, being preceded by Black Rod, then received from the Officer of the Jewel House the Gilt Bason and Ewer for his Majesty to wash, attended by Peter Soame John Everard Buckworth Herne Soame, Esq. the Lord of the Manor of Heydon, with the Towel. The King rising, and delivering his Sceptre to the Duke of Norfolk, and the Orb to the Bishop standing on his left hand, the Cupbearer poured out the water on his Majesty's hands, the Lord of the Manor of Heydon holding the Towel.
The Dean of the Chapel Royal then said grace ; and his Majesty having taken his seat, the Bishops, his Supporters, retired to their
dinner. On the King's right hand stood the Duke of Norfolk, as Lord of the Manor of Worksop, holding the Sceptre ; next to him, on the same side, the Lords bearing the four Swords : On his Majesty's left hand the Duke of Devonshire, with the Orb, and next to him the Deputy Lord Great Chamberlain, and next to him the Duke of Rutland, bearing the Sceptre with the Dove.
At the end of the table, on the King's right hand, were seated their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of York, Sussex, and Gloucester ; and on his Majesty's left hand the Dukes of Clarence and Cambridge, and Prince Leopold of Saxe Cobourg, each attended by a Peer.
The duties of his Majesty's Carver were performed by Basil Percy Earl of Denbigh; those of the Assistant-Carver by Thomas Earl of Chichester; those of Sewer by Richard Earl of Mount Edgcumbe ; and those of Assistant-Sewer by Charles Earl Whitworth.
Then the Deputy, appointed by his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, as Lord of the Manor of Bardolf, otherwise Addington, presented the mess of Dillegrout, prepared by the King's Master Cook.
William Wilshere, Esq Lord of the Manor of Great Wymondley, in Hertfordshire, assisted by the King's Cupbearer and his Assistant, having received from the Officer of the Jewel House a Silver Gilt Cup, containing wine, presented the same to the King; and his Majesty having drunk thereof, returned
the cup to him for his fee.
George William Duke of Argyll, as Heritable Master of the Household of Scotland, then presented a Gold Cup of wine; and his Majesty having drunk thereof, returned the cup to his Grace for his fee.
Before the second course, Henry Dymoke, Esq. appointed to officiate as King's Champion, for his father, the Reverend Henry Dymoke, as Lord of the Manor of Scrivelsby in Lincolnshire, entered the Hall on horseback, in a complete Suit of Bright Armour, his helmet adorned with a plume of feathers, with his gauntlet in his hand, between the Lord High Constable and the Lord Howard of Effingham, acting as Earl Marshal, also on horseback, preceded by Two Trumpeters with the Champion's arms on their banners ; the Serjeant Trumpeter and two Serjeants at Arms with their maces ; the Champion' two Esquires, in half armour, one on the right hand, bearing the Champion's lance, the other on the left hand, with the Champion's target, the arms of Dymoke depicted thereon ; and Lancaster Herald, with a paper in his hand containing the Challeuge; four pages richly apparelled following.
At the Champion's entrance into the Hall, the trumpets sounded thrice, and the passage to the King's table being cleared by the Knight Marshal, Lancaster Herald with a loud voice proclaimed the Challenge. Whereupon the Champion threw down his gauntlet ; which having lain a short time upon the ground, Lancaster Herald took up, and delivered again to the Champion.
They then advanced to the iniddle of the Hall, where the ceremony was again performed in the same manner; and lastly to the steps of the Throne, where Lancaster Herald, and those who preceded him,) ascending to the middle of the steps, proclaimed the Challenge in the like manner ; the Champion, having thrown down his gauntlet, and received it again from Lancaster Herald, made a low obeisance to the King; whereupon the Cupbearer presented to the King a gold cup and cover, filled with wine, and his Ma. jesty having drunk to the Champion, sent to him by the Cupbearer the said cup, which the Chanıpion (having put on his gauntlet) received, and having made a low obeisance to the King, drank of the wine ; after which, making another low obeisance to his Majesty, and being accompanied as before, he departed out of the Hall, taking with him the said cup and cover as his fee.
Immediately after, Deputy Garter, attended by the rest of the Officers of Arms, proclaimed his Majesty's Styles in Latin, French, and English, three several times, tirst apon the uppermost step of the elevated platform, next in the middle of the Hall, and lastly at the bottom of the Hall, the Officers of Arins crying " Largesse" in the usual manner.
The second course was then served up with the same ceremony as the first.
The Peers then rose and drank " Good health and a long and happy reign to his Majesty," which was received with the most enthusiastic acclamations; after which, by his Majesty's command, the Duke of Norfolk, standing on the King's right hand, said “ The King thanks his Peers for drinking his health : He does them the honour to drink their health and that of his good people.”
Then the Choirs of the Chapel Royal and Westminster proceeded up the Hall, and at the foot of the steps of the elevated platform, sang the national air of " GOD SAVE THE Kixg." At the conclusion of the dinner the Choirs sung “ Non nobis Domine."
Then the Deputy to Thomas Rider, Esq. Lord of the Manor of Nether Bilsington, presented his Majesty with three maple cups.
The office of Chief Butler of England was executed by the Duke of Yorfolk, as Earl of Arundel and Lord of the Manor of Keninghall ; and the office of Chief Butler of Ireland, by James Earl of Ormonde and Ossory.
Dinner being concluded, the Lord Mayor and twelve principal Citizens of London, as assistants to the Chief Butler of England, accompanied by the King's Cupbearer and Assistant, presented to his Majesty wine in a gold cup; and the King having drunk thereof, returned the gold cup to the Lord Mayor as his fee.
Herbert Parsons, Esq. Mayor of Oxford, with eight Burgesses of that City, as Assistants to the Lord Mayor, and Citizens of London, " (Assistant to the Duke of Norfolk in the Office of Chief Butler of England,) was conducted to his Majesty, preceded by the King's Cupbearer, and having presented to the King a bowl of wine, received the three maple cups for his fee. John Campbell
, Esq. Lord of the Manor of Lyston, then brought up a charger of wafers to his Majesty's table.
John Duke of Atholl, as Lord of the Isle of Man, presented his Majesty with two falcons, which were delivered to John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, Esq. appointed by his Majesty Assistant Falconer to receive the same.
James Duke of Montrose, as Master of the Horse to the King, performed the office of Serjeant of the Silver Scullery.
Brownlow Marquis of Excter, as Lord of the Barony of Bedford, performed the office of Almoner ; and the office of Chief Larderer was performed by the Deputy of Henry Earl of Abergavenny, as Lord of the Manor of Scoulion.
His Majesty was graciously pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood upon George Bartholomew Pocock, Esq. Standard Bearer ; and Fenwick Bulmer, Esq. Senior Gen. tlemen of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners. His Majesty retired from the Banquet about eight o'clock, and returned to Carlton House.
HOWARD OF EFFINGHAM, Acting as Earl Marshal of England.
APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.
MILITARY. Brevet. Bt. Maj. Gorrequer, 18 F. to be Lt. Col. in the Army
5th July 1891, Capt. Crokat, 20 F. Maj. in the Army
do. 3 Dr. G. C. Markham, Cor. by purch. vice Elwood, ret.
28th June. 6
Lieut. Kington, Capt. purch. vice Macdowall, ret,
5th July. Cornet Hindle, Lt. by purch. do.
W. Porter, Cornet by purch. do. 4 Dr. Lieut. Scott, Capt. by purch. vice Maj. Phillips, ret.
28th June. Cornet Newton, Lt. by purch. do. 9 Hon. F. Lascelles, Cornet by purch,
vice Sir F. Vincent, ret. 12th July. 16 Lieut. Crichton, Capt. by purch. vice Penrice, ret.
5th do. Cornet Wrottesley, Lt. by purch. do.
J, R. Smith, Cornet by purch. do. 19
D. Davidson, Cornet by purch. vice
do. I F. G. Ens. & Lt. Fletcher, L. & Capt. by
purch. vice Erskine, ret. 12th do.
Hon, P. Ashburnham, fm.
G. W. Eyres, fm. h. p. 1 F.
13th do. 1F Surg. Elkington, fm. h. p. 30 F. Surg. vice Davidson, h. p.
19th do, 7 W. Murray, Lt. by purch. vice Brown.
low, 1 Ceylon Reg. 21st June. 10 Lieut, Holden, Capt. vice Mainwaring, dead
12th July. Ensign Sheriff, Lieut.
do, W. Childers, Ensign
Surg. Burns, fm. h. p. 4 Vet. Bn.
do. 40 Lieut. Barlow, fm. 8° Dr. Capt. by
purch. vice Lowrey, ret. 28th June. 49 Capt. H. H. Hutchinson, fm. 64 F. Maj. by purch. vice Bunbury, 83 F:
5th July 64 Lieut. Samo, Capt. by purch. vice
Hutchinson, prom, 49 F. 12th do.
Ensign Hohne, Lieut. by purch. do. 83 Maj. Bunbury, fm. 19 É. Lt. Col. by
purch. vice Brunt, ret. 5th do, 87 Ensign Shipp, Lt. vice Dunlevie, dead
do. J. Burney, Ensign 29th July 1816. 90 Bt. Lt. Col. Hon. H. B. Lygon, fm. 1
Life Gds. Lt. Col. by purch. vice
12th July 1821. Lieut. Lord F. W. Montagu, fm. 1
Ceyl. Reg. Lieut. vice Wilson, h. p. 83 F. rec. diff.
28th June. 1 W. I. R. Lt. Mackay, fm. h. p. York Chass. Paym. vice Ledingham, cancelled
13th July. 1 Ceyl. R. Bt. Maj. Fraser, Maj, by purch. vice
Lt. Col. Huskisson, ret. 21st June. Lieut. Brownlow, fm. 7 F. Capt. by purch.
do. Lieut. Watson, fm. h. p. 83 F. Lieut. paying diff.) vice Lord Montagu, 90
28th do. Exchanges. Maj. Brutton, fm. 8 Dr. with Maj. Sir H. Floyd,
h. p. 12 F.
Mann, fm. 91 1. with Capt. O'Doherty, h.
p. 40 F. Lieut. Jones, fm. 6 Dr. G. rec. diff. with Lieut,
Hollingworth, h. p. 22 Dr.
Lieut. Hawkins, fm. 4 Dr. with Lieut. Hart, 86 F.
Dowbiggen, fm. 12 Dr. with Lieut. Earl oi Errol, 16 P.
Tarleton, fm. 6 F. rec. diff, with Lieut. Maxwell, h. p. 3 Gar. Bn.
Sandwith, fm. 40 F. rec, diff. with Lieut. Armit, h, p. 27 F.
Grubbe, fm. 43 F. rec. diff. with Lieut Carruthers, h. p.
Timbrell, fm, 58 F. rec. diff. with Lieut, Barker, h, p. Rifle Brig. Cor. & Sub-Lt. Newburgh,
fm. 1 Life Gds. rec. diff. between the full pay of the two commis
sions, with Ensign Walrond, h. p. 60 F. Cornet Grant, fm 3 Dr. Gds. with Ensign Todd,
41 F. Ensign Blayney, fm. 4 F. with 2d Lieut. Shenley, Rifle Brig.
fm. 38 F. with Ensign M.Leroth, h. p. 71 F. Paym. Patterson, fm. 22 F. with Paym. Biggs, h.
p. 100 F. Qua. Mast. Day, fm. 63 F. with Lieut. Fenwiek,
h. p. 71 F. Assist. Surg. Cundell, fm. 33 F. with Assist. Surg. King, h. p. 96 F.
Keoghoe, fm. 35 F. with As. Surg. Barclay, h. p. 44 F.
Resignations and Retirements. Lieut.-Col. Brunt, 83 F.
Austen, 90 F.
Huskisson, 1 Ceyl. Reg.
Penrice, 16 Dr.
Lowrey, 40 F.
2d Lieuts, and Cornets.
1821 Nicholson, East India Company Service, London
3d July. Lieut.-Col. Covell, h. p. 24 Dr. Colchester Ist do. Capt. Mainwaring, 10 F. Alex. Macbean, 2 Ceylon Regt. Ceylon
8th Feb. Boyle, h. p. 7 F. late of 12 F. Carter, h. p. 22 F. Sir T. Hyde Page, h. p. R. Inv. Eng. Boulogne
50th June. Lieut. Buckeridge, Roy. Eng. Gibraltar
12th April Fortescue, late 3 Roy. Vet. Bn. Mallow
22d June. Parsons, h. p. 9 F. Adjut. Monmouth Mil. Monmouth
21st do. Eyre, h. p. 34 F. London
20th do. · Kingsley, h. p. 44 F. London 9th March. Ensign Montgomerie, 45 F. Ceylon Christie, h. p. 72 F.
Sept. 1820. Cox, 37 F. on board the ship St Lawrence
23d July 1821. Quar.-Mast. Minor, h. p. 22 Dr. 7th June. Johnston, h. p. 31 Dr. Bolton
27th do. Surg. Keate, Chelsea Hospital Millet, h. p. Watteville Regt. in France
13th April Barrack Master Tait, Bahainas.
Rept at Edinburgh, in the Obscrvatory, Caltonhill. N.B.-The Observations are made twice every day, namely, at nine o'clock in the morning, and eight o'clock in the evening. The morning observations in the first column are made on the Register Thermometer.
ery, af. fair.
s. W. Ditto.
SM. 46 .999 M. 65
SM. 49 .925 M, 69
Dull foren. .740[E. 56) sun. day.
E. 76 .672 E. 69
sun, aftern. M. 357 .813 M. 62
E. 60 .202 E. 64 s. w.
M. 51 .240 M. 61
.108 M. 60
E. 55 .199 E. 63}
Cble. Showery. IM. 394 .844M. 571
M. 45 .157 M. 64
Sunshine, .875 E. 58)
W. 290 E. 61
and warm. M. 383 8 .902 M. 661 Warm, with
.250 M. 65
E. 61 .220 E. 65 )
.175 M. 63
,403 M. 63
thun.& ligh. M. 41 .962M. 61) Dull morn.
.650 M. 62
Showery. 12 M. 413 .888 M. 63)
Show, mor. E. 56 750 E. 64 |Cble. Sunshine.
E. 57 .662 E. 64 13 M. 38 .715 M. 65
JM. 44 29
.662 M. 64
Fair, with .568 E. 64 S sunsh, day.
E. 58 .658 E. 63
sunshine. M. 382 .450 M, 61
M. 133 .658 M. 62
s. W. Dull, but E. 56 .305 E. 60S a shower.
E. 60 .467 E. 62
fair. M. 39 .369 M. 60
M. 49 ,490 M. 64
Dull, with .652 E, 61
E, 60 .576 E. 61
M. 40 .652 M. 64 Dull day,
.383 E. 62 } [s. W.Show. with
919 E. 65 ) E.
THE severe drought of which we complained in our last was succeeded on the 20th of last month by a fall of rain amounting to nearly half an inch in depth : and since that period genial showers have been frequent. Turnips that had been sown in June, either gave a very partial braird, or did not come up at all till the 24th of July, when a fair and regular braird appeared. The operations of horse-hoeing and thinning are now going forward, but are fully a month later than usual, consequently a full crop cannot now be expected. The second cutting of clover has made little progress, and in many instances horses are fed on hay. Since the commencement of the rains, however, pastures afford a better bite, and vegetation in general has made considerable progress. In the early districts some hasting pease have been cut down, and wheat will be ready for the sickle within ten days. In the higher districts harvest will not be general before the second week in September. Wheat will turn out a better crop than could have been expected. Barley is for the most part late and irregular. Oats will not be a bulky crop. Beans and pease on retentive soils will yield an ample return. On dry shallow soils they will not reach an average crop; potatoes have improved considerably of late, and promise a full return. Flax has also improved since the rains. Towards the end of July prices of grain advanced a little, but from the improved appearance of the crops they begin to retrograde. Vegetation is just now twelve days later than at the same period any of the two preceding seasons.
Perthshire, 15th August.
Glasgow. Wheat, 240 lbs. Oats, 264 lbs. 1821.
Barley, 320 lbs. Bus.&Pse.TOatmeal Flour. Dantzic.For.red. British Irish.
British English. Scots. Stir. Mem. 140 lbs. 280 lbs. S. s. d. s. s. s. s. d. ls. d. s. d. s. d. S. d. s. d. s. d. s. d. s. S. $. a. s., s. d. s. July 201 - 36 030. 3225 33 0 20 0 22 0 19 0 23 0 26 0 24 0 25 6121 23 0 16 0900 48 27-35 050
32 28 33 0 19 021 0 19 0 23 0 127 0 28 0 25 V 25 6 20 24 0 16 02048 Aug. 3
35 030 32 28 33 0190210 19 0 23 027 098 0425 0 25 G 20 24 0 16 0 200 18 50 10135 030
52 28 33 0 19 0 20 618 0 23 027 028 6 25 0 77 020 22 6 1 0200 49 50
Per Boll. Per Pek. 8. d. s. d. s. d. S. S. s. d. s. 4. d. s. s. d.
s. d. sid. s. d. 30 0 33 0 31 8 20 240 20 24 0 16 21 0f 16 21 o July 1616 3 17 3 I 29 0 33 0 31 11 20 28 019 24 0 15 20 0 15 20 0 23|18 0 20 0 1 3 26 0 33 9 32 1 18 23 0118 23 0 15 19 6 15 19 6 30/17 6 19 31 5 28 6 33 3 31 5 18 23 0 16 21 0 15 19 0 15 19 Aug. 717 6 18 OD
Pease. Flour, 2801b. Quar. 1821.
Rye. Barley. per qr.
Fd&Pol Potat. Pigeon. Tick. Boiling. Grey. Fine. 2d. Loaf. s. s. 8. S.
S. s. S. s. s. S. S. s. S. s. S.S. S. s. S. s. S.S. d. July 16 34 62 26 28 21 27 16 25 23 26 30 35 28 30
40 42 30 32 45 50 40 150 9 23 34 62 26 28 20 26 16 25 12 25 30 35 28 30 40 41 30 32 15 50 10 450 9
30 34 64 26 281 24 28 16 26 23 2730 33 24 28 40 41 98 31 15 50 10 450 9 Aug. 636 62 |28 30 24 28 18 25 23 26 30 32 24 28 38 40 28 30 45 50 10 450 9