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that parcel of land with the appurtenances wards the east, containing by estimation 12 upon which then lately stood a house abut- acres, and also all that close or parcel of ting towards the east upon the highway lead- meadow called Selt's Meadow, abutting ing to the common of Wevbriuge by the upon a meadow called the Great Meadow of town there, upon the orchard then or late of Weybridge aforesaid towards the corth and

Ambcrne tostards the north and west, east and towards the south and east, upon and upou Fathers Grove towards the west, the aforesaid close called Waller's brook and

upon the lands called Cobbetts towards towards the sonth, and upon the aforesaid the south and east, containing by estimation river of Weybridge towards the north and 3 roods, and also all that close of aiable, cal- east, containing by estimation 10 acres, and led Nearer Hatcher's, abutting upon the also all that parcel of arable land then divi. aforesaid way towards the north and east, ded into two closes called Cobbells, abuco and upon the river of Weybridge aforesaid ting upon the common of Weybridge totowards the west, and upon a close called wards ihe south, upon the close called Sand Farther Hatchers towards the south, con- Lands atoresaid towards the west, upon taining by estimation 6 acres; and also all Hatcher's Grove towards the north, and that close or pasture commonly called Fur- upon the aforesaid way leading from the ther Hatchers, abutting upon the aforesaid common of Weybridge unto the river of close called Nearer Hatchers towards the Weybridge aforesaid towards the east, con. north and west, and upon the aforesaid river taining by estimation 10 acres, and also all towards the west, upon certain lands then that parcel of meadow called Millett's or late of Anborne towards the south Grove, upon a meadow called Great Millet and east, and upon Hatcher's Grove towards towards the west, upon the aforesaid river the south, containing by estimation 8 acres,

towards the south, and upou a parcel of land and also all that wood called Hatcher's Grove, lying near the bridge of the aforesaid river abutting upon certain lands called Cobbetts towards the east, containing by estimation towards the soutb, upon the aforesaid close 3 acres and 2 roods, and also all that parcel called Further Hatchers, towards the north of meadow lying and being in Weybridge and west, and upon a close called the Three Great Mead (amongst other lands there) Acres towards the west, containing by esti- known by the name of Child's Part, then mation 3 acres, more or less; and also all or late in the Tenure of W. Porter or his that close of pasture called the Three Acres, assigns, containing by estimation 2 acres, abutting upon the aforesaid close called which said parcels of land contain in the Further Hatchers towards the north, upon whole by estimation 77 acres and 3 roods, the river aforesaid towards the west, upon a

more or less, together with all ways, passaclose called the Sand Lands towards the south, ges, easements, commodities, and protits and upon Hatcher's Grove towards the east, whatsoever to the said closes or parcels of containing by estimation 3 acres, more or land in any manner belonging or appertainless; and also all that parcel of meadow ing; ail which said premises are situate at called Sand Lands, abutting upon the river Weybridge in the county of Sarry; (exaforesaid towards the west, and upon one

cepting and always reserving thereout all part of a certain meadow called Great Milo great trees, woods, underwoods, mines, lets towards the north, upon a close called and quarries growing and being in and upon the Three Acres aforesaid, and upon another the premises, other than and besides the piece of land called the Sand Lands towards woods and underwoods therein-before menthe east, containing by estimation 5 acres, tioned), to hold the same (except as thereinmore or less ; and also all that close of pasture before was excepted) unto the said Nich. called Sand Lands, abutting upon the afore- Elcock, his executors, &c. from the losh said ineadow towards the west,:1pon a closc cal- Oct. 1791 for the term of 23 years at the led Mallbrooke towards the south and west, yearly rent of £7. 178.441. And whereas upon certain lands called Cricketts towards H.R.H. Frederick duke of York and Albany the south and east, and upon the lands called bas purchased and is now possessed of or Cobbetts towards the east, containing by es.

entitled to the whole of the leasehold manor timation 14 acres, more or less ; and also all or manors, park, messuages, mills, lands, ibat close of pasture called Walier's Brook, tenements, and premises comprized in the abuting upon a certain piece of meadow said several recited letters patent, otthe 11th

to a farm called Brooklands to- June 1760, the 30th Oct. 1773, the 7th vards the east, upon Crickett's Hilltowards March 1770, and the 3d May 1755, and the souls, upon a certain meadow called his said royal highness bas also purciased Sert's Menciow towards the north, and upon and is now possessed of or entitled to one' ilie aforesaid close called Sand Lands, to- undivided third part of the leasehold manor,

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messuages, lands, tenements, rents, and acts : and whereas his said royal bighnest premises comprized in the said recited letters has been put to a very great expence, and patent of the 7th August 1780, for all the has laid out several considerable sum of residue now to come and unexpired of the money respecting the said inclosure acts, said several existing terms of years granted and in making the neces:ary inclosures and or demised by the said letters patent respect. improvements in consequence thereof; and ively: And whereas his said royal bighoess the commissioners acting under the said is desirous to purchase and is now in treaty acts have, with a view to the convenience for the purchase of the said leasthold mes. of occupation and improvement intermixed suage, lands, tenements, and premises com- and laid together, or as contiguous as may prized in the sail recited letters patent of the be, the several allotments which have been 8th April 1795 for all the residue now to made to his said royal highness, as well in come and unexpired of the tern) of 21 years respect of his aforesaid leasehold premises, granted or denuised by the same letters pa- as of his said freehold and copyhold heretent: Aud whereas bis said royal highness is ditaments and estates : and inasmuch as on in the possession of, and holds as tenant account of the situation and intermixture under the crown from year to year, tum

of tbe several allotinents which have been coney warrens in or near byfleet and Wey- made in respect of the said several leasehold bridge aforesaid with the appurtenances ; premises, including the said premises whereand also a close or parcel of land now or of his said royal highness is tenant from heretofore called Millett Meadow in Wey- year to year, and respect of his said bridge aforesaid, containing ten acres or royal highness's said freehold and copybold thereabouts, be the same more or less ; and hereditaments and estates, and from the also divers closes or parcels of laod now or situation and intermixture of the said allotheretofore called Hones in the parish of ments which he bas so purchased aud con: Chertsey, in the said county of Surry, con- tracted for in fee simple as aforesaid, the taining together 25 acres or thereabouts, be same several allotments cannot be occupied the same more or less, which said last men. and improved to the advantage they are tíoned premises were heretofore held under capable of, unless they are held and kept lease from the crown, but the lease or leases together and enjoyed as one estate ; and le whereof bath or have lately expired: And regard that at the expiration of the present whereas his said royal highness has lately leases or demises of the said leasehold pre purchased and is seised or entitled in fee iniges, it would not only be difficult to simple, of or to the freehold capital mes- ascertain and distinguish the said leased suage or mansion house and park of Ost- allotments from the said freehold and copya lands, and divers other freehold and copyhold hold allotments, but would also be pery messuages, lands, tenements, and heredita-prejudicial and injurious to his said royal ments, situate and being within the several highness's mansion-house, park, and estate minors or parishesof Byfleet and Weybridge, at Vatlands aforesaid, if the said leasehold Walton-upon-Thames, Walton Leigh, and allonnents were separated and taken aw Chertsey, or some of them : Aud whereas from the said freehold and copyhold allt under and by virtue of two several inclosure nients: and inasouch also as the said several acts passed in the 40th year of bis present leasehold manors and premises herejo-before majesty, divers separate and distinct parcels mentioned lie contiguous to, and are very of land or ground within the parishes and desirable and convenient to be held and places aforesaid have been allotted and awar- enjoyed with or by the proprietors of the ded to his said royal bighness and other said mansion house, park, and estate of Oat persons respectively, as well in respect of lands, H, R. H: the said Fred, duke of York the several leasehold premises herein-before and Albany, is desirous of purchasing the mentioned, including the said premises inheritance of the whole of ihe said leae. whereof his şaid royal highness is tenant hold manors and premises respectively, iounder the crown from year to year, as in cluding rhe said premises whereot H. R, H respeet of his said royal bighness's said free. is tenant from year to year, with all the bold aud copyhold hereditaments and estates timber and other trees, woods, under in the manors or parishes aforesaid; and his woods, mines, and quarries, growing or said royal brighness has also purchased and being on or io or about the same mnapors contracted to purchase from different pro- and premises, and his said royal highness prietors thereof several other lands or here- has made his suit to bis majesty, that he ditaments in the same manors or parishes, would be graciously pleased to give lewe which have been allotted and awarded to ibat a bill may be brought into parliament them in fce simple under the said inclosure to enable his majesty to grant to his said

royal bighness such inheritance and where- for the saine uses and purposes as the as bis majesty bath been graciously pleased monies arising or to arise by the sale of fee to assent thereto; may io therefore please farm rents are directed to be laid out by an your majesty tbat it iniy be enacted ; and act, passed in the 34th of his majesty, inbe it enacted by the king's most excellent tituleid, "An Act for the better managemajesty, by and with the advice and con- ment of the land revenue of the crowo, Sent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and for the sale of fee farm and other and commons, in this present parliament unimproveable rents;' and that all and assembled, and by the authority of the singular the annuities to be purchased by same, that it shall and may be lawful for virtue of this Act shall be and remain in. his majesty, his heirs or saccessors, at ang vested, and the interest or yearly dividends time or times hereafier, by letters patent thereof shall be froni time to time received, or indenture or iude:tures under the great answered, accounted for, applied, and apscal, to grant the lee simple and inheritance propriated in such and the same manner as of and in all and siugular thornanors, park, by the said last before-mentioned Act is messuages, midis, warehouses, storehouses, directed and enacted in respect of the anlands, tenements, rents, hereditaments, nuities to be purchased in pursuance of and premises, comprized in and demnised that Act. III. And be it further enacted, by the said herein-before recited leuers that such grant of the said premises, or any patent, 11th June 1700, or any of them part thereof, as shall be made by his said respectively, with their and every of their inajesty, his heirs or successors, or any rights, royalties, members, and appurte- | sach letters patent, ir, Jenture or indentures as nances; and also of and in the two coney aforesaid in pursuance of this act, shall be Warrens, lands, and premises thereof H.R H. and is and are hereby declared and enacted is tenant froin year to year as aforesaid, to be good, valid, and ettectual in the law, with their and overy of the appurtenances, according to the tenor and purport thereof and likewise of and in all and singular the in the said letters patent, iodenture or inlands, grounds, and hereditaments what- dentures to be expressed, notwithstanding soever, which by virtue of or under any any restriction, matter, or thing confined inclosure act or acts of parliament, have in an act of parliament inade in the 1st. of her been or sha!l or may be alloited or awarded late majesty queen Anne, intituled, 'An to any person or persons whomsoever, for ' Act for the better support of ber majesty's or in respect of the said leasehold manors, • household, and of the honour and dignity park, messuages, mills, &c. or any of thens, of the crown ,' or in an Act made in the including the said premises held from year 1st of his present majesty, intitulod, ' Aa 10 year; and also all and every the timber Act for the support of his majesty's house. and other trees, woods, underwoods, royal “hold, and of the honour and digoity of and other mines and quarries, growing or • the crown of Great Britain ;' or in an being on or in or about the same leasehold Act made in the 34th of his present ma. manors, hereditaments, and premises re- justy, intituled • An Act for the better spectively; and all rents, issues, and profits,

management of the land revenue of the of the premises so to be granted, and parii- crown, and for the sale of fee farm and cularly the rents reserved by the said recited other unimproveable rents, or any other letters patent unto and to the use of H. R. H. law or statute to the contrary, or any mishis heirs and assigns, or unto such person or recital of non-recital, omission, or other persons in trust for his said royal lighness, defect in the said letters patent, indenture his heirs and assigns, as he or they shall or indentures hereafter to be made in anynominate or appoint for a full and adequate wise notwithstanding.-IV. Saving always consideration in money; to be valued and to all bodies politic and corporate, and all ascertained by the proper officers of the other persons whomsoever, and their, his, crown for the time being, wbo are here- and her successors, heirs, executors, and by authorized to value and ascertain the administrators (other than and except bis same accordingly. -Il. And be it further most excellent majesty and his heirs and enacted, that the price or consideration successors), all such estate, right, title, in money to be valued and ascertained as interest, claim, and demand, of, in, and aforesaid shall be paid into the bank of Eng- to the premises to be granted in and by the land in the name of the lord high treasurer said letters patent, indenture or indentures of England, and shall be forib with laid out to be made in pursuance of this Act, as they, by the order of the surveyor-general of the every, or any of them had before the page land revenue for the time being in the pur- sing of this Act, or might or could or would chase of £3. per cent. consolidaled bank have had, beld, or enjoyed, in case wis annuities, in the same manner and to and Act had not been made.

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Mondragon,-The marsbal duke of Dantzic FRENCH ExpoSÉ. ---(Concluded from having arrived with the divisions of Sebastip. 896.) --One hundred thousand of the ani and Laval, the kiog was pleased to order ġrand army leave the Prussian states to oc- the division of Merlin to return. The cupy the camp at Boulogne, while Denmark, enemy being in the mean time in force at henceforth safe from any English invasion, Lerin, and having occupied Viana, and seveis evacuated by our troups, which are con- ral posts on the left bank of the Ebro, the centrated and centralizing themselves. Be- king ordered the duke of Cornegliano to adfore the end of January, ihe battalions with- vance against the enemy. General Wallier, drawn 10 Spain will be replaced on the banks commander of the cavalry, and the brigades of the Elbe and the Rhine.--Those which of generals Habert, Brune, and Bazout, quelled Italy, last year, return to their fur- proceeded against the enemy's posts. Da mer destination.-Such, Messieurs, is the ihe 27th of October the enemy were defeatexternal situation of France.- In the interior, ed at all poinés. Twelve hundred men, the greatest order in all parts of the adminis- who were surrounded in Lerin, at first sbev. tration, important ameliorations, a greated a disposition to defend themselves; but number of new institutions, have excited general Grandjean having made his arrangethe gratitude of the people. The creation of ments, defeated them completely, making titles of nobility have environed the throne prisoners one colonel, two lieutenant-colowith a new splendour. This system creates Dels, 40 officers, and 1200 soldiers. These in all hearts a laudable emulation. It perpe- troops formed part of the camp of St. Roque, tuates the recollection of the most illustrious before Gibraltar. At the same time, marservices paid by the most honourable re- shal the duke of Elchingen marched for Lo. ward. - The clergy have distinguished them- | grono, passed the Ebro, took 300 of the selves by their patriotism, and by their at- enemy prisoners, pursued them several miles, tachment to their sovereign and their duties. and re-established the bridge of Logrono, Respect to the ministers of the altar, who In consequence of this event, the Spanisha honour religion by a devotion so pure, and general Pignatelli, who commanded the in. virtues so disinterested !--The magistrates surgents, was stoned by them. The troop of all classes every where aid, with their ut- of the traitor Romana and the Spanish prison most efforts, the views of the sovereign and ers in England, landed by the English in the people, by their zeal facilitate the ope. Spain, with the division of Gallicia, makog ration of their authority, and by the manifes. | together a force of 30,000 men, threated tation of the most affecting sentiments, from Bilboa marshal the duke of Danızie, exalt the carriage and ardour of the troops. who, led on by a noble ardour, advanced -Soldiers, magistrates, citizens, all have upou them on the 31st of October, and drore but one object, the service of the state ; but them, at the point of the bayonet, from all one sentiment, that of admiration for the their positions. The troops of the Confede. sovereign ; but one desire, that of seeing ration of the Rhine, and particularly the heaven watch-over his days, too just a re- corps of Baden, distinguished themselves. compense for a monorch who has no other The marshal duke of Dautzic closely follow. thought, no other ambition, than those of the ed up his pursuit of the enemy, the whole happiness and the glory of the French natiuo. 1st of November, as far as Guenes, and en

tered Bilboa. In that city very considerable Spanish REVOLUTION.--First Bulletin of magazines were found. Several Englishımea

the French Army of Spain, dated Vittoria, were made prisoners. The enemy's loss, in Nov. 9, 1808.

killed and wounded, was considerable ; but Position of the French army on the 25th we took very few of them prisoners. Our Oct.—Head quarters at Vittoria.-The mar- loss consists of only 50 killed and 100 shal duke of Cornegliano, with his left wing, wounded. However praiseworthy this action along the banks of the Arragon and the Ebro. was, it was to be wished that it had not taken His head-quarters at Rafalla.--The marshal place; the Spanish corps was in a situation duke of Elchingen is with his head quarters to have been completely cut off. - The corps at Guardia. The marshal duke of Istria bas of marshal Victor having just arrived, was his head-quarters at Miranda, with a garrison detached from Vittoria to Orduda. Oa tbe in Fort Pancorba. - The general of division 7th of November, the enemy, reinforced Merlin occupies with one division the heights by fresh troops from St. Andero, occupied of Durango, and presses upon the enemy, the height of Guenes. who seem disposed to attack the heights of

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...... of rascals, who gloss over their treasons to their country by high-sounding declarations ; raising one hand with energetic enthusiasm, vowing their eternal vengeance on the French tyrant; while " the other is actively employed in rummaging the Public Pocket.”- -Poor WATCHMAKER'S LÉTTER. 929)

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doubt; and, when our king came formally SPAIN. I have, for some time past, to appoint a representative of himself to go left off the title,“ Spanish Revolution," be- to Spain, that representative was appointed, cause I perceived, that nothing worthy of not io the Spanish nation, or to the Junta; the name of revolution was intended. I do Oh, no! to nothing short of “ His Most

not say, that the reverses, which the Spa- “ Catholic Majesty, Ferdinand the VIlth.” - niards have experienced, have proceeded It does, and it did at the time, appear clearly

wholly from their new Junta having disco- to me, as, I think, it must have appeared to vered no disposition to suffer any change to the public in general, that all this amounted take place in the form or system of the go- to a declaration, on our part, that, unless vernment, or to cause a radical reform of the war was a war for the king, we would abuses ; but, it cannot be denied, that it have nothing to do with it ; and, that we was, by many persons besides myself, fear- would, by no means, have any hand in aid. ed, that, unless the people of Spain were ing and abetting a democratical revolution. let completely loose ; unless they were con- The reader will judge, whether our conduct vinced, that the war was for themselves, and and language did amount to this; that may not for any single person or single family, be a question; but, if it did, there can be no they would not make much exertion against question, that we were principally instruer the French. The example of other nations mental in making the cause a kingly instead was added to the reason of the case, in order of a popular one. --The proclamations of the to convince the public, that such would be the Junta are now styled Royal Proclamations." effect of obstinately adhering to a war in the They breathe no longer that popular enthu. name of Perd pand VII ; but, the hirelings siasm, which characterized the Addresses of of the press vociferated; the London mer- the several separate Juntas. They talk of chants and the king's ministers dined and little but the ill-treatment and the rights of

and the fatal measure was resolved that “ beloved sovereign Ferdinand VII." on, to make war for the king of Spain, whom to restore to the throne appears to be I shall be told, perhaps, ihat it was the the principal object of the persons in power. choice of the people of Spain to fight for They declare, in one of these “ Royal ProFerdinand. In answer to this I say ; that, " clamations," that they never will make when the Spaniards first took up arms, their peace with Napoleon, until their «r beloved declarations against France were little less “ sovereign Ferdinand be restored to the vehement than their declarations against their “ throne,” than which, I think the reader " lale infamous government," and against will allow, nothing could, at such a crisis, the numerous "abuses, " that it engendered be more impolitic; that is to say, supposing and maintained. While the people were in long continued despotism not to have totally this mind, Spanish deputies came to England, deprived the people of their senses; for, and, soon after, at a public feast given to wiih what heart could they possibly go to them, the king's minister for foreign affairs the war, if they were never to have peace gave, in the way of toast, “ His most Ca- but upon conditions, which, however beaten tholic Majesty Ferdinand VII," which, as I by them, Buonaparte, unless they conguera remarked at the time, amounted, consider- ed France itself, might refuse them? The ing from whom it came, to a declaration, people of Spain, when they took up aros that, if we gave any aid to the Spanish cause, against the French, while they were engaged it would be upon the condition of that cause in expelling the French, declared against their being the cause of kings in general, and of “ late infamous government;" and, was it to the king of Spain in particular. That be supposed, that they would be urged to shed this or something very much like this their blood by a declaration, on the part of was the language of the Deputies, or what- those who now manage theaffairs of the nation, ever else they might be called, who were that the object, the ultimate object, of their toils sent to Spain, with a view of offering and dangers is to restore that government ? the people assistance, there can be little nation. In ihe midst of all the melancholy re

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