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with in the London Gazette the following notice from the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, dated the 17th of April 1817, namely: “That, "on and after the 2d May next, the ‘ Bank will pay cash for all notes of one and * two pounds value, that are dated prior to “ the 1st day of January 1816, or exchange “ them for new notes of the same value, at “, the option of the holders.” CHAs. ABBot, Speaker.

18th April 1817.

Crown-Office, April 19, 1817.
MEMBER returned to serve in this present
- PARLIAMENT. -
Shire of Clackmannan.

Colonel the Honourable Alexander Abercromby,

. of the 2d Regiment of Foot, Guards, in the room of the Honourable Sir John Abercromby, deceased.

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THIS day the Prince de Castelcicala, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from His Majesty the King of the Two Sicilies, had an audience of the Prince Regent, to express to His Royal Highness the affliction, indignation and - -, - horror

horror which have been excited in the mind of His Sicilian Majesty by the execrable attempt against the person of His Royal Highness, and to assure, His Royal Highness of the interest which His Sicilian Majesty feels in every thing that concerns His Royal Highness; : ... Also Baron de Rehausen, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from His Majesty the King of Sweeden, had an audience of His Royal Highness to deliver a letter from His Sovereign to. the same effect; Likewise Count St. Martin D'Aglie, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from His Majesty the King of Sardinia, had an audience of the Prince Regent to express the same; And Count de Palmélla, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from His Majesty the King of Portugal and Brassil, had an audience of the Prince Regent to announce the marriage of His Royal Highness the Prince Royal of Portugal and Brassils, with Her Imperial Highness the Archduchess Leopoldine of Austria. The above Ministers were respectively introduced to their audiences by Earl Bathurst, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, in the absence of Lord Wiscount Castlereagh, and conducted by Robert Chester, Esq. Assistant-Master of the Ceremonies.

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CEREMONIAL of the Investiture of Major-Gene, ral Sir George Townshend Walker, with the Ensigns of a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath.

THE Knights Grand Crosses, attending in their mantles and collars, and the Officers of the Order,

in their mantles, chains, and badges, proceeded this - day,

day, after the levee, into the presence of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the following order:

The Gentleman Usher of the Order, in his mantle, chain, and badge, bearing the scarlet rod. Deputy Bath King of Arns, in the mantle; chain, and badge, with the sceptre of Bath; bearing: the ribband, badge, and the star of the Order, , upon a crimson velvet cushion.

The Genealogist, in his mantle, chain, and badge.

ICNIGHTS GRAND CROSSES.
Sir David Baird.
Viscount Strangford.

t - Sir Richard John Strachan.

Right Hon. Sir D. Dundas. Sir J. F. Cradock. Sir Alured Clarke.

Right Hon. Sir John Borlase Warren.

Wiscount Keith.

- Lord Henley.

The Dean of Westminster, Dean of the Order.

His Royal Highness the Duke of York, First and : Principal Knight Grand Cross.

Then, by, the command of the Prince Regent, . Major-General Sir George Townshend Walker was introduced into the presence between Viscount Strangford and Sir David Baird; the two Junior Knights Grand Crosses present, preceded by the Gentleman Usher of the Order."

Deputy Bath presenting, thereupon, to the Dukeof York, Senior Knight Grand Cross, the ribband and badge, His Royal Highness delivered. the same to the Prince Regent; and Sir George Townshend Walker (already a Knight) kneeling. His Royal, Highness was pleased to into - - there

therewith : after which, Sir George, rising, kissed the Prince Regent's hand, and, having received from His Royal Highness the star of the Order, withdrew.

The Knights Grand Crosses were then called over, and the procession returned in the order as before.

‘Carlton-House, April 21, 1817.

This day, His Royal Highness the Prince Regent was pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to invest Admiral Sir Albemarle Bertie, Baronet, and Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Macfarlane, with the ensigns of a Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath. By command of the Prince Regent, Sir Albe: marle Bertie was conducted, with the usual reverences, to His Royal Highness, preceded by Sir • George Nayler (the Officer of Arms attendant upon the Knights Commanders), bearing upon a crimson velvet cushion the star, ribband, and badge of the second class of the Order. w The sword of state was thereupon delivered to the Prince Regent, and Sir Albemarle Bertie, kneeling, was knighted therewith, after which he had the honour to kiss His Royal Highness's hand. Then His Royal Highness the Duke of York, First and 'Principal Knight Grand Cross of the Order, having received from the Officer of Arms the ribband and badge of a Knight Commander, presented them to the Prince Regent, who was pleased to invest Sir Albemarle with the same. The Admiral having again had the honour to kiss the Prince Regent's hand, and having received from His Royal Highness, the star of a Knight ComJmander, retired. Lieu

' ' Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Macfarlane was then introduced, knighted, and invested, with the -same ceremonies. . . . . . - **

His Royal Highness the Prince Regent was also 'pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His • Majesty, to confer the honour of Knighthood upon Colonel Sir Benjamin D'Urban, Knight Commander of the said Most Honourable Military

Order of the Bath.
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from THE suppleMENT . TO ins * -- * , London Gazette of APRIL 22, .

1817.

Lord chamberlain's-office, April 23, 1817.

THE Queen having been indisposed in the night, Her Majesty is not able to receive the company at the Drawing-Room this day.

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