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-The first affidavit chat was read, was that of any reason to be dissatisfied with the Duke. his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland, He replied, on the contrary, he thought which stated, that about half past two o'clock Sellis had more reason to be satisfied than any on Thursday morning he was awakened by other of his servants ; his Royal Highnesa two violent blows and cuts on his head: the had stood godfather for one of his children, first impression upon his mind was, that a bat the Princess Augusta godmother. The Duke had got into h's room, and was beating about had shewn him very particular favour, by his head; he was soon convinced to the giving him apartments for his wife and family, contrary by receiving a third blow; he with coats and candles.-Anne Neale, wife of jumped ouċ of bed, when he received a the preceding witness, and Benjamin Smith, number of other blows. From the glimmer- porter to his Royal Highness, deposed, that ing light, and the motion of the instrument on being alarmed by Neale and the Duke, which inflicted the wounds, afforded from they had gone to Sellis's room to call him adull lamp in the fire.piace, they appeared up; but, on knocking at the door, they relike flashes of lightning before his eyes. He ceived no answer ; serjeant Creighton, of the made for a door, near the head of his bed, Coldstream Guards, and a party of soldiers, leading to a small room, to which the assassin had, by this time, arrived to assist in the followed him, and cut him across his thighs. search after the supposed murderers, and His Royal Highness not being able to find his burst open the door, when Sellis was found alarm bell, which there is no doube the villain on his bed with his throat cut from car to ear. had concealed, called, in a loud voice, for The jury now adjourned to view the Duke's Neale, bis page in waiting, several times, bed-chamber, which had been carefully sealed who came to his assistance; and Neale, toge- up, so that every thing remained exactly in ther with his Royal Higliness, alarm.ed ihe the same state in which his Royal Highness housco-Cornelius Neale, page to the duke, had left it. On a chair beside the bed, lay said, that he was in waiting upon his Royal the night.clothes the Duke hał on when lie Figliness on Wednesday night, and slept in a was attacked. His shirt was literally steeped bed in a room adjoining the Duke's bed-room, in blood. Two cotton night caps which he A little before three o'clock, he heard the had on, and a thickly-wadded blue silk, ban, Duke calling out, “ Neale, Neale, I am dage with which they were fastened, were murdered ; and the murderer is in my bed. cut completely through with a strake of the room!" He went immediately to his Royal sabre. The assassin seemed to have stood Highness, and found hini bleeding from his rather back towards the head of the bed, wounds. The Duke told him the door the which was placed in a small recess, in order to assassin had gone out at; he armed limself avoid discovery, and was therefore obliged with a poker, and asked if he should pursue strike down at the Duke's head in a slanting him? The Duke replied ; No, but to remain direction; in consequence of which, the curs with him. After moving a few paces, he tains which hung from the top, impeded the stepped upon a sword, and, although in the action of the sword, and to this alone can his dark, lie was convinced it was covered with Royal Highness's preservation be imputed; bluod; it proved to be the Duke's own regi- several of the tassels of the curtain were cut men al sword. The Duke and witness then off. The sword was a large military sabre of went to alarm the house, and got a light from the Duke's, and had been lately sharpened, the po:ter. The Duke was afraid the mur. The whole edge appeared hacked and blunta derer was still in his bed-room; the Duke ed with the force of the blows. · His Royal was obliged to lean upon him from the loss Highness's shirt was cut through in several of blood, and his Royal Highness gave direc- places, and a great splinter was shivered from tions that no person should be let out of the the door, through which he made his escape. house. They called up the witness's wife, Adjoining the room itself, and communicating who is the house'seeper, and told her to call with it, is tlie litele closet where the mur. Sellis. He then returned with the Duke to his derer secreted himself. There is, in this
At that time the Duke was very closet, a small press, in which the bolsters faint, from the great loss of blood. Upon exa were usually put, and in which he hid him. mining the premises, they found, in a closet self, as the scabbard of the sabie was found in adjoining the small room, a pair of slippers it. After living inspected this room, the with the name of Sellis on them, and a dark jury proceeded to that of Sellis's ; and there Lanthorn. The key of the clo et was in the most frightful spectacle presented it. inside of the locki, and to his knowledge the self: the body of the murderer lay on a key had not been in the state for ten years. bed of matted blood, in an balf-erect posHe had reason to believe the wounds of the ture; a horrid gash extended from ear to Duke had been given by ? sword. Sellis The razor with which the fatal deed took the Duke's regimentals some time since, was perpetrated, lay near him on a chest of and put them back again, but left the sword drawers; the back ut his head geclined upon won a sofa for two or three days; it was the his watch, which was suspended from the saine sword he trud upon, and it was in a head of the bed; and a bason of blood and bloody state. The foreman of the jury asked water was on the table beside him; his cravat, free witness, if he thought the deceased hat almost cut to pieces, was found beside the
He was a little sallow man, whose liam Wansey, of Queen-square, to Mia T.a. features retained some regularity, even amid good, eldest daughter of Mr. Watches the convulsion into which they were distort. John Soadby, esą to Grace Amelia, tas ed. He had on his blue cloth pantalcons, of the late Robert Williams, esq. of Lazz: on which his hands, smeared and stiff with Conduit-street. blood, were extended, and his grey worst. At Northumberland House, Lord de: ed stockings, but no shoes. On the return Murray, second son of the Duke of A: ,, of the jury, the coroner stated, that two Lady E. Percy, youngest daughter 61** letters had been found in Sellis's port- Duke of Northumberland. folio, addressed to the Duke, and remon At St. George's, Hanover-square, the Ma. strating on the preference given to Neale. quis of Ely, to Miss Dashwood, eldest dong> One of them also remarked the difference ter of Sir Henry D. bart. between the treatment of the pages of the At Mary.le-bonne Church, Roxlard, to Prince of Wales, and those of his Royal of Thomas Alston, esq. of Odell Castle, Issa Highness; as the Prince regularly placed his fordshire, to Rose, danghter and heres of pages inside the carriage, while those of the the late Jeremiah Milles, esq. of Paris, Duke rode outside. From the testimony of Hertfordshire. -Captain Kater, of the kid various other witnesses, it appeared that Military College, High Wycogit, te 3 Sellis was so much favoured by his Royal M. F. Reeve, of Fulmer, Bucks.-. master, that he stood godfather to his last ford Northcote, of Cheapside, to Sarating sa child, and prevailed upon the Princess Augusta cond daughter of Edward Beaucha tip, . 9 to be godmother; since which che Queen and Paddington.-W. Camac, esq. o P*** all the Royal Family fad noticed the family. square, to Sarah, only daughter of Meie There was no proof whatever of Sellis being Brisco, esq. of Devonshire-place.-C. insane : indeed, his concealment in the clo- Fisher, of his Majesty's ship Race Hote, a sét, subs:quent retreat, and ultimate death, Elizabeth, second daughter of the late J... are strongly opposed to this belief.--The des' Carnac, esq. position of Mary Anne Sellis, wife to the At St. Martin's in-the-Fields, Wa deceased, was read: it stated, that he had Augustus Gott, esq. son of the la'e S.; He ?? been walking with her and the children in Thomas G. of Newland Park, Puh, t*3 the Park the day, preceding the murder, and Beazley, only daughter of Charies B, appeared usually cheerful. He said he should Whitehall.-W. F. Wise, eso. C="?: sleep tirat night at his room in the palace. the Royal Navy, to Fanny, only days She remembered his speaking to his sister, W. Grenfell, esq. and saying, “ Death is a debe which we inust At Welbeck Chapel, Sir William Lea
and it matters not when we do it,” ham, bart. to Miss Augusta Pravidla, He advised with her about the dresses which only daughter of the Honourable W. H. 1. the children should wear on the birth-day. W. Scott, esq. of the London Gias kx He was in no pecuniary embarrassment; was to Miss Simpson, daughter of the late A'a. a sober and domestic man, never drinking any ander S. esq. of the Bank of England. spirituous liquors even at his meals. The The Rev. R. Gulch, rector of S:TS night before, he had made her a glass of orandy Leicestershire, to Miss James, of G*** and water, but yould nut taste it himself. street, only daughter of the Rer. john He always paid the greatest attention to her, Arthuret, Cumberland. and shewed the most tender foudness for his At Wands vorth, John Heym.:31, es? children. Slc never saw the most remote Montague-street, Russell-square, to : system of derangement about him. She re. Mary Ann Johnson, of East Hill, Wiza. membered his having a dispute with Neale, worth. in consequence of which he was about to leave At St. George's, Hanover-square, Won his Royal Highness's service : but she repre. vaynes, esq. to Louisa, youngest sented to him the great benefits which his W. Parr, esq. of Norfoik-street.--Tre Re family derived from having coals, candles, and H. Morland, rector of Horsronden, K-1,3 apartments in the palace, and he never men Harriet Frances, youngest daughter tioned the subject afterwards --The Jury, Rev. James Harriott, of chat p.ac.after deliberating about an hour, returned a William Oglander, bart. to Lady Varia for yerdict of fola de se; and the body of the mur. roy, eldest daughter of the Earl of Eugen derer was accordingly buried at the corner of W. R. Cartwright, esq. M.P. to Mis kind Scotland-yard.— The Duke, who received six Fraser Aubrey, only daughter of the La distinct wounds in this atirocious attempt, was
Charles Richard A. esq. removed on Thursday night to Carlton-house, At South Lambeth, John M. George, est where he continues in a state of gradual con to Miss Hollaway, of Kennington. yalescence.
At St. Botolph, Aldersgate, R. IS MARRIED.
vens, esq. of the Charter house, ma At St. George's, Bloomsbury, the Re- Jeffrey, eldest daughter of George ). sav. verend George Nowell'Watkins, of Froyle, Peckham. Hants, to Mary, youngest daughter of Tho At Acton, Edward Wyatt, esą of Odas. mas Aston, esq. of Bedford-place. Mr. Wilo street, to Mrs. George.
At Clapham, Nathaniel Philips, esq. of In Upper B:ook street, Grosvenor-square, Manchester, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Jane Bilzubctb, Countess of Rothes, in her William Hintert, esq.
own right, widow of the late George Raya At Greeowich, George Maule, esq. of mond Evelyn, esq. and wife of Sir Lucas Lincoln's Inn, to Caroline Forsyth, youngest Pepys, bart physician-general to the army: daughter of the late George Tarbutt, esq. of ler ladyship is succeeded in title and estate Gould-squire.
by Lord Leslie, now I arl of Roches, her son by ASt James's, Clerkenwell, John Plowes, her first busbani; a daughter of whom, some esq. of Rio Janeiro, co Miss Edwards, daugh time since, married the son of a nurseryman ter of lohn E. esq. of Pye Ness, Yorkshire. in the Nevoid, Paddington; the young
A Great St. Helen's, Henry Storks, esq. nurseryman's wite, her fa: her being an earl, of the Inner Terraple, barrister, to Miss T. is now, by courtesy, Lady Elizabeth. Trundle, daughter of 1. T. esq. of Crosby In Mortimer.street, Cavendishi-square, Mrs. square.
Human, wire of Mr. H. the actor; this lady
At St. Andrew Hubuards, Captain Robert distinguished families.
Furiber Particudurs w.ll be given in At St. Stephen's, Walbrouk, London, Miss cur next Number. Snich, only daughter of the Righe Honoura in Seymour-place, Charles Townsłend, Lord ble the Lori Mayor, tu Thomas Kennedy, Bayping, in the 1st year of his age. His esq. of Chariottc-sireee.
lordship was educated at tton and Cambridge; Ac Islington, Mr. Thomas Atkinson, son and soon after he came of age was appointed of the late Mr. Peter A. of York, architect, secretary to the embassy at Madrid, where 10 Miss Wass, daughter of John W. esq. of he resided about five years, and then return. Islington.
ing home, was chosen into parliament for Ai St. George's, Hanover-square, J. W. the borough of Great Yarmouchs, Norfolk, Veavers, e. 1. to Miss M. E.dridge, of Hem- which he represented nuany years, and of mingford Abbotts, Hants.
which he was, in the year 1807, apon che Major general the Honourable William death of his noble elative, the late Alarquis Mord iuni Maitland, to Mrs. Watherston, win Townshend, chusen high steward. He was dow of Daihousie Wits7. of Mandirston, Ber- Successively one of the lords of the Admi. wickshire.
rally, one of the lords of the Treasury, viceAt St. James's, G. Rush, esq. of Farthing. treasurer of Ireland, treasurer of the navy, hoe, Northamptonshire, to Miss Ann Mose and a member of his Majesty's privy council. ley, daughter of Mr. William M. of Stour. In 1797, he was raised tu tile peerage by the bridge, Worcestershire.
title o: Byron Bayning of Foxiey, in the course John Bontoy Rooper, esq. eldest son of ty of Berks. His lordship, during a long lite, John R. esq. of Abbouts Ripton, Huntingdon bad enjoyed uninterrupted health and spirits, shire, to Miss Poit, only daughter of Wild and to his last moments his understanding reLiam P. eg of Giocester-place.
mained unimpaired by age, and underved by At Aligate Church, Lieutenant Percy, of sickness. He is succeeded in his cille and the Cambridgeshire Militia, tu Miss Mehala estates by his eljest son, Charles Frederic Wade, youngest daughter of Mr. W.of Whep- Powiett Townshend, one of the representastead, Suffolk,
tives in parliament for Truro. Charles Chad, esq. eldest son of Sir George In Millman stieet, Foundling Hospital, c. to Lady Ann Turnour, second daughter of Cburles Genevien Louise Auguste Andree Timbrie the Earl of Winterton.
D'Eon de Beaumont, commonly culled the
Thomas Reed, esq. 16.
In New Cavendish-street, Simon Fraser,
At Stratford Grove, Jotu: Snelgrove, esq. 78.
At Hammersmith, Mrs. Werberell, wife of
In Thornhuogh-street, Dr. Patrick Ivory, In I'pper Berkeley-screet, Reginald Rabett, formerly in the east India Company's service. esg. or Bramfeld Hall, Suffolk.
In Golden-square, Juba Wallis, esq. 2
At Hillingdon, the Rev. T. Mills, vicar of the horse during the time his master transacte that parisii, 7%.
ed business. The Lord Mayor, conceiring it Netr Stanmore, W. Dawson, esg. of Pater. a nuisance lo introduce an animal of chest itnoster row, bookseller, 66.
scription on the Exchange, cixe day ordered as In Charlotte-street, Bedford-square, R. to be taken away, and not brought there again, Parks.
which order was complied, with. He lest In Arlington street, S. George Caulfield, esq. 500/. to Mr. Wilkes, upon his bond, wach 29.
he afterwards increased, iir consequence of At Brompton, Sir Wm. More, bart. 73. non-payment, to 2,000!. and the bond was
In Margaret-street, Cavendish-square, after burnt. Mr. Sylvia was the brother of tre a long illness, in his 79th year, General Hugh Jew who was murdered in Garden-row, CldDebbieg. He received a regular military sea, by his nephew. Through the dea's of education as an engineer at Woolwich, and in his brother lie got about 2,000!. He has to 1746, at the early age of 14 years, he, for some years past been the inmate sa ai the first time, saw active service in the expe- who took care of him, and wiruse disposilna dition against l'Orient, under General St. was in strict unison with his own. Clair; he afterwards served in Brabant with (Furrber particulars of tbe late Aceral Lod the allied army, commanded by his Royal Collingwood, cubose deatb was 2. a Highness William Duke of Cumberland, by pige 499 of our las! Number - Worn out 70 whom, and by Marshal Barthiani, he was the toils and cares of a sea-faring life, is much distinguished ; and was attached to the lordship expired just as he was about reiars. staff of his Royal Highness at the battle of ing home for the recovery of liis decarizz Laftvelt; after which he served in Bergen. bealth and constitution. Cuthbert Collie op-Zoom during the whole of that memora wood was born at Newcastle-on-Tyae in 1750; ble siege. After the suspension of hostilities, his family is very ancient, and was particulare he was one of the engineers appointed to ly distinguished in arms, ard celebrated by make a survey of the lase seat of war. In the poets during the wars of the Borácters, in 1750, he was employed in making a survey the 16th century. The traditionary songs and military map of Scotland, and on many
and tales of those wars made a strong is. other occasions at home, till the year 1753, pression on the young mind of our hero, as when he was sent to North America as second he sought the field of glory at the very easiy engineer in command, and at the siege of age of 11, although not for the same resson Louisbourgh particularly distinguished him, which induced Nelson at that age to adut self. In the following year, he served under the like course, his father possessing a smil the immortal Wolfe, at Quebec, with the but competent fortune. Cuthbert record same rank, and his talents procured him the the rudiments of his education from the Res. friendship and entire confidence of that hero. H. Moises, M. A. After spending six er On bis return to Europe, he was employed in seven years under the tuition of this verra. several confidential but very important and ble master, who died about two years ago, he hazardous missions, which he executed to left his much-esteemed school-fellows, ie the satisfaction of his Majesty's government. present Sir W. Scott, Judge of tbe Ad nirls. During the American war he was employed court, and his younger brother, Lord Clue, at home in constructing fortifications and lor Eldon, and entered the service ia 1761, making military surveys; and, although he Like Nelson, he went under the protectia differed with the ministers of the day as to and patronage of his maternal uncle, Captain their system of conducting their military ope. Braiciiwaite, then commanding the Suansa rations, yet he was consulted by them on frigate, who died Admiral of the Blue, in h: many occasions, ou account of his ackuow- 80ch year, in 1805. - To this oibcer be ose ledged mcrit as an officer, and his superior in. his great professional knowledge and skills formation with respect to the country and all the various branches of nautical science, character of the people of America. Soon and with him he continued several years. after the peace of 1783, he retired from pub. In 1766, he was a maidshipman in the Gibras. lic service, and occasionaily employed him- car, and from 1767 to 1772, master's and selt in perfecting a system of fortification en. in che Liverpool, whence he was tahes isso tirely novel, and peculiar to his extraordinary the Lenox, Captain (now Almiral) Rosdes, mind and actainments. Never died an otlicer whose disinterested friendship for bin suorc devoted to his king, nor a man more his family was nobly rewarded by the fatur: respected and beloved by every one who had conduct of tis procegé. Admiral Radio the honour of his friendship. He has left also took his younger brother, Wilred Ceie three sons, one of whom is now serving in lingwood, into his ship, and brought tist Sicily, as captain of the f1th regiment or in the rank of capta'n, when he dies in the tantry.
West Indies, about 1779 or 1789. Lordce Ai bis lodgings, in Pimlico, Mr. Sylvia, lingwood has anather brother in the Caxos, an Israelite, well known for his eccentric dis. and two maiden sisters, who still live very position. About forty-five years ago he used retired at Newcastle. By Admirai Ratus to attend the Royal Exchange, mounted upon Lord C. was introduced to Vice-Acbat a beautiful charger, wiltra servant, who held Graves, and afterwards to Sir Peter Parket
and with the former he went in the Preston ter that you will think it a history of the
tion to St. Juan on the Spanish main, and ed to his native county, and in this interval
He was appointed next to the bis services upon this occasion, nor his name
for there is no gei commander of the Dailcur; lie was not body I can make a confidunt ut." Lodnother, prese , and received not from the hands of gaced November 23: “ Coling cod Iesires his sovereign that ineed of honour which had See to say he will write you soon owbalen buen vorby and justly awarded to the dif.