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thony Merry, esq. to execute the office of his majesty's secretary at the said congress. Nov 14. Staff. Lieutenant-colonel John Hamilton, of the 81st foot, to be deputy quarter-master {. ral to the forces serving at the Cape of Good Hope, vice major-general Fraser, placed on the staff in India. 18. Charles Bragge, esq. treasurer of his majesty's navy, sworn of his majesty's most honourable privy council.—Sylvester lord Glenbervie, to be president of the committee appointed for the consideration of all matters relating to trade and foreign plantations, in the absence of the earl of Liverpool. 21. Brevet Colonel John Blake, of the 24th foot, to be brigadiergeneral in Egypt only: 23. Sir Andrew Snape Hammond, bart. Henry Duncan, esq. sir John Henslow, and sir William Rule, knights, William Palmer, esq. sir William. Bellingham, bart. Harry Harmood, Samuel Gambier, Francis John Hartwell, Benjamin Tucker, Charles Hope, Isaac Coffin,

and Robert Fanshaw, esqrs. , sir.

Charles Saxton, bart. Nicholson Inglefield, esq. and sir Alexander .#. Ball, appointed principal officers and commisioners of his majesty's navy. 24. Prince Augustus Frederick, created baron of Arklow, earl of Inverness, and duke of Sussex. Prince Adolphus Frederick, baron of Culloden, earl of Tipperary, and duke of Cambridge. Staff. English Sandiford, gent. to be assistant commissary of stores, provisions, and forage, to the forces serving in the West Indies.— To be barrack-masters in Great Britain : Lewis Tobias Jones, esq. late captain in the 14th foot, vice Gibbons, dec. Charles Cornet Bacon, gent, from half-pay as captain

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of the 92d foot, vice Alger, resigned. —To be barrack-masters of the Bahamas: Robert B. Carre, esq. barrack-master and commissary on the late expedition at Helvoetsluys. Dec. 5. George Keith (baron Keith of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland), K. B. and admiral of the blue, created a baron of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, by the title of baron Keith of Stonehaven-Marischal, county of Kincardine—Lieutenant general sir John Hely Hutchinson, K. B. to be lord Hutchinson, baron of Alexandria, and of Knocklofty, county of Tipperary.—John Halkett, esq. appointed captaingeneral and governor in chief of the Bahama iš. 7. William D’Arley, esq. captain in his majesty's marine forces, Fo to accept the rank of night of the royal and military order of Constantine, conferred on him by Ferdinand IV. king of the Two Sicilies; and to bear, in his •own country, the ensigns of the said order. 16. Richard Ford, esq. chief m gistrate of the police, knighted. 17. Sir Francis Milman, bart. physician extraordinary to the king, appointed (by the queen), one of her. majesty's physicians in ordinary. 29. Staff. Major James Fitzgerald, of the 3d foot-guards, to be deputy adjutaut-general to the forces serving in the Mediterranean, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the army. Brigade major Wm. Hely, to be fort-major in the garrison of St. John’s in the island of Newfoundland.—Hospital staff. Francis Knight, esq. surgeon to the Coldstream regiment of foot-guards, to be inspector general of army-hospitals, vice Rush, deceased.

SHERIFFS, SHERIFFS appointed by His Majesty in Council for the Year 1801.

Bedfordshire, Stephen Raymond, of Polton, esq. Berks, Onesiphorus Elliot Elliott, of Binfield, esq. Bucks, Edward Bury, of Iver, esq. Cambridge and Huntingdonshire, Richard Eaton, of Stretchworth, esq. Cheshire, William Rigby, of Oldfield, esq. Cumberland, postponed. Derbyshire, Richard Arkwright, of Cromford, esq. Devonshire, Peter Bluet, of Halcombe Rogus, esq. Dorsetshire, Thomas Rose Drewe, of Wootton Fitzpaine, esq. Essex, J. Archer Houblon, of Hallingford place, esq. Gloucestershire, John Browne, of Salperton, esq. Herefordshire, John Skip, of Ledbury, esq. Hertfordshire, Thomas Fitzherbert, of Shenley, esq. Kent, Edward Austen, of Godmersham, esq. Leicestershire, Thomas March Philips, of Garendon, esq. Lincolnshire, Charles Mainwaring, of Goltho, esq. Monmouthshire, Thomas liams, of Chepstow, esq. Norfolk, Robert Marsham, of Stratton Strawless, esq. Northamptonshire, Joseph Sibley, of Northampton, esq. Northumberland, sir Charles Miles Lambert Monck, of Belsay castle, bart. Nottinghamshire, William Elliott Elliott, of Nottingham, esq. Oxfordshire, George chie, of Chesterton, esq. Rutlandshire, William Kemp, of Belton, esq. Shropshire, Thomas Clark, of Peplow, esq. 1801.

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Somersetshire, John Band, of Wookey, esq. - - Staffordshire, Thomas Bainbridge, of Woodseat, esq. Southampton, William Garrett, of Leigh-house, esq. Havant. Suffolk, Charles Streynsham Collinson, of Sproughton, esq. Surry, Bryan Barrett, of Stockwell, esq. Sussex, William Borrer, of HurstPerpoint, esq. Warwickshire, John Stanton, of Kenelworth, esq. Wilts, Thomas Bush, of Bradford, esci. worsterdie. Thomas Philips, of Broadway, esq. Yorkshiré, Richard Thompson, of Wetherly Grange, esq.

SOUTH WALES.

Brecon, Matthew Gwyn, of Abercrave, esq. Caermarthen, sir John Stepney, of Llanelly, bart. Cardigan, Robert Lloyd, of Abermaide, esq. w Glamorgan, Llewellin Traherne, of St. Hilary's, esq. Pembroke, Morgan Jones, of Kilwendog, esq. Radnor, Thomas Hodges Fowler, of Abbey Camhire, esq.

NORTH WALES.

Anglesea,John Price,of Wern,esq.

Caernarvon, William Harvey, of Bodvel, esq.

Denbigh, Edward Lloyd Lloyd, of Penylan, esq.

Flint, David Pennant, of Downing, esq.

Merioneth, Jonathan Passingham, of Hendwr, esq.

Montgomery, Jos. Lyon, of Vayor Park, esq.

County of Cornwall, Edward
Clins, of Truthan, esq.
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PUBLIC PAPERS.

By the King. A Procla Marios,

Declaring His Majesty's Pleasure Jor holding the first Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and appointing the Time and Place of Meeting thereof.

GEORGE R.

HEREAS, in pursuance of the fourth article of the articles of union between Great Britain and Ireland, as the same have been ratified and confirmed by two acts of parliament, the one passed in the parliament of Great Britain, and the other in the parliament of Ireland, and both intituled, “ An act for the union of Great Britain and Ireland,” We have thought fit to declare by our royal proclamation issued under our #." seal of Great Britain, on the fth day of November last, that it was expedient that the lords and commons of the then parliament of Great Britain should be members of the respective houses of the first parliament of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on the so of Great Britain: and We did, y the same proclamation, notify our intention to appoint Thursday the twenty-second day of Januar instant for the assembling of . first parliament of the said united kingdom, by proclamation under the great seal of our said united

kingdom: and whereas, by force and in pursuance of an act passed in the parliament of Ireland, and recited in and made part of the said two acts for the union of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled, “An act to regulate the mode by which the lords spiritual and temporal, and the commons, to serve in the parliament of the united kingdom on the part of Ireland shall be summoned and returned to the said parliament;" and in consequence of our having, by our said proclamation, under our great seal of Great Britain, of the fifth day of Novemberlast, declared that it was expedient that the lords and commons of the then parliament of Great Britain should be the members of the respective house; of the first parliament of the united kingdom on the part of Great Bri. tain, four lords spiritual, and twentyeight lords temporal, and one hundred commoners, have been appointed, chosen, and declared (ac. cording to the circumstances of the several cases) to be the member; of the respective houses of the said first parliament of the said united kingdom on the part of Ireland: We do by this our royal proclamation; under the great seal of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with the advice of our privy council, declare and publish out will and pleasure to be, and * hereby appoint, that our first P*. - liament

llament of the said united kingdom shall meet and be holden at our city of Westminster, on the said twentysecond day of January, one thousand eight hundred and one; whereof the lords spiritual and temporal, and the knights, citizens, and burgesses, and the commissioners for shires and burghs of our said first parliament of the said united kingdom, and all others whom it may concern, are hereby to take notice. And We do hereby direct and command, in pursuance of the said fourth article of the said articles of union, that the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, who are to serve in the said parliament on the part of Ireland, be returned in such manner as by the said act passed in the parliament of Ireland to regulate the mode by which the

lords spiritual and temporal, and the

commons, to serve in the parliament of the united kingdom on the part of Ireland, shall be summoned and returned to the said parliament —such lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, are directed to be returned according to the circumstances of each particular case of the several lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, so appointed, chosen, and declared to be the members of the respective houses of the said united kingdom on the part of Ireland. And We do hereby further (with the advice aforesaid) declare our royal will and pleasure, that our said parliament of our said united kingdom slohll, on the said twenty-second day of January, one thousand eight hundred and one, be holden and sit for the dispatch of divers weighty and important af. fairs; and thé said lords spiritual and temporal, and the said knights, citizens, and burgesses, and the said commissioners for shires and burghs, are hereby required and commanded

to give their attendance accordingly at Westminster, on the said twentysecond day of January instant. Given at our court at Saint James's, the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and one, in the forty-first year of our reign. G O D S A V E 't H E K1 N G.

At the Court at St. James's, the first Day of Jan. 1801, present, the Aing's Most Eacellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas by the act of uniformity which established the Litur Y, and enacts, That no form or order of common prayer be openly used, other than what is prescribed and appointed to be to and by the said book; it is, notwithstanding, provided, that in all those prayers, litanies, and collects, which do anywise relate to the king, queen, or royal progeny, the names be altered and changed from time to time, and fitted to the present occasion, according to the direction of lawful authority; it is thereupon, this day, ordered by his majesty, with the advice of his privy council, that the following alterations be made, VIZ, In the book of Common Prayer, title-page—instead of “the church of England,” put “ of the united church of England and Ireland.” Prayer for the high court of parliament, instead of “our sovereign and his kingdoms,” read, “ and his dominions.” The first prayer to be used at sea, instead of “ his kingdoms,” read “ his dominions.” In the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests and deacons, instead of the order “ of the church (H2) of

of England,” read “ of the united church of England and Ireland.” In the preface of the said form, in two places, instead of “ church of England,” read “ in the united church of England and Ireland.” In the first question in the ordination of priests, instead of “church of England,” read “ of this united church of England and Ireland.” In the occasional offices, 25th October, the king's accession, instead of “these realms,” read “this realm.” In the collect, before the epistle, instead of “these kingdoms,” read “this united kingdom.” For the preachers, instead of “king of Great Britain, France and Ireland,” say “king of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.” And it is further ordered, That no edition of the book of Common Prayer be from henceforth printed but with the aforesaid amendments; and that in the mean time, until copies of such edition may be had, all parsons, vicars, and curates, do (for the preventing of mistakes), with the pen, correct and amend all such É. in their church books, according to the foregoing directions; and, for the better notice hereof, that this order be forthwith printed and published, and sent to the scveral parishes; and that the right reverend the bishops take care that obedience be paid to the same accordingly, within their respective dioceses. - Ster H. Cott R Ell.

By the King. A PRoc LAMA rion,

Declaring His Majesty's Pleasure concerning the Royal Style and Titles appertaining to the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom qf Great

Britain and Ireland, and its Dependencies, and also the Ensigns Ar‘morial, Flags, and Banners thereof.

GEORGE R.

Whereas by the first article of the articles of union of Great Bri. tain and Ireland, ratified and confirmed by two acts of parliament, the one passed in the parliament of Great Britain, and the other in the parliament of Ireland, and respectively intituled, “An act for the union of Great Britain and Ireland,” it was declared, That the said kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland should upon this day, being the 1st day of January, in the year of our Lord 1801, for ever after be united into one kingdom, by the name of “The united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;” and that the royal style and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of the said united kingdom and its dependencies, and also the ensigns armorial, flags, and banners thereof, should be such as We, by our royal proclamation, under the great seal of the said united kingdom, should appoint: We have thought fit by and with the advice of our privy council, to appoint and declare that our royal style and titles shall henceforth be accepted, taken, and used, as the same are set forth in manner and form following; that is to say, the same shall be expressed in the Latin tongue by these words:“ GEORGIUS TERTIUS, Dei Gratid, Britanniarum Rer, Fidei Defensor: and in the English tongue by these words:—“GEORGE, the THIRD, by the grace of God, of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith.” And that the arm: or ensigns armorial of the said

united kingdom shall be quo; - r

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