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Whitehall, November 26, 1817.

His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for presenting the Reverend John Davison, Master of Arts, to the Vicarage of Sutterton, in the county and diocese of Lincoln, void by the death of the Reverend George Hutton

JPhitehall, November 26, 1817.

His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for presenting the Reverend Thomas Fawcett, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Norton Davie, in the county of Northampton and diocese of Peterborough, void by the death of the Reverend Henry Beauclerk.

War-Office, 11th November 1817.

His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve of the 4th West India Regiment being permitted to bear on its colours and appointments, in addition to any other badges or

devices which may have been heretofore granted to.

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played by the Regiment in the descent upon the island of Martinique, in the month of February 1809, and in the attack upon the island of Guadeloupe in the month of February 1810.

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By His Royal Highness the PRINCE of WALES,. REGENT of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty,

A PROCLAMATION.
GEORGE, P. R.

WHEREAS We have taken into consideration the state of the copper coin of this kingdom, and have deemed it expedient, by and with. the advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, that all copper monies of this realm commonly called a halfpenny or a farthing, coined at His Majesty's. Mint, and current in His Majesty's dominions, by virtue of any Proclamation prior to the twentysixth day of July one thousand seven hundred and

ninety-seven, should be called in and recoined. And whereas in pursuance of an Order in Council, dated the twenty-first of January one thousand. eight hundred and fourteen, considerable quantities of the said copper monies before-mentioned, have been received and exchanged at His Majesty's. Mint, so that only a small portion of such monies. now.’ now remain in circulation; We do, therefore, by this Our Royal Proclamation, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, and by and with the advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, think proper to declare and command, and We do declare and command, that no copper monies whatsoever (other than and except such copper monies as are now current, by virtue of His Majesty's Proclamation bearing date the twenty-sixth day of July one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, or any Proclamation dated subsequent to the said twentysixth day of July one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven) shall from henceforth be allowed to pass, or be current, in any payment whatsoever, within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and :Ireland. And we do further, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, and by and with the advice aforesaid, declare and command that all persons holding any of the copper monies of this realm, commonly called a halfpenny or a farthing, coined at His Majesty's Mint, and current in His Majesty's dominions, by virtue of any Proclamation bearing date prior to the said twenty-sixth day of July one thousand seven hundred and ninetyseven, who shall, on or before the thirty-first day of this instant December, bring the same to the Officers of His Majesty's Mint, in bags, containing fifty-six pounds weight avoirdupois each, and in quantities not less than three of such bags, and in tale not exceeding fifty-five pieces to the pound, or three thousand and eighty pieces to each bag of fifty-six pounds, shall thereupon receive the amount and value thereof according to the rate hereinafter specified (that is to say) for every such bag of fifty-six pounds weight, averaging fifty-five pieces to the pound, the sum of six pounds eight shillings and fourpence; for every such bag of fifty-six £ounds weight, averaging fifty-four pieces to the *

pound, pound, the sum of six pounds six shillings; for every such bag of fifty-six pounds weight, averaging fifty-three pieces to the pound, the sum of six pounds three shillings and eight pence, and so in proportion for any less average number of Pieces to the pound.

Given at Our Court at Carlton-House, the fifth day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, in the fifty-eighth year of His Majesty's reign.

GOD save the KING.

Whitehall, December 4, 1817.

His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for granting to the Reverend Herbert Oakley, Master of Arts, the place and dignity of a Canon or Prebendary of the Cathedral Church of Worcester, void by the resignation of Boctor John Banks Jenkinson.

Whitehall, December 6, 1817.

Whereas it hath been humbly represented unto His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that, on the morning of Sunday the 23d of last month, the woollen and worsted spinning mill, belonging to Messrs. Hooman, Pardoe, and Company, in Kidderminster, was totally destroyed by fire; and that there is reason to suppose the same was wilfully and maliciously set on fire by some evil-disposed person or persons unknown;

His Royal Highness, for the better apprehending and bringing to justice the person or persons concerned in the felony above-mentioned, is hereb pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to promise His Majesty's most gracious pardon to any one of them (except the person who actually set fire to the said mill), who shall discover his, her, or their accomplice or accomplices therein, so that he, she, or they may be apprehended and convicted thereof.

SHDMOUTH.

And, as a further encouragement, a reward of ONE THOUSAND POUNDS is hereby offered to any person or persons (except as is before excepted) who shall discover his, her, or their accomplice or accomplices in the said felony, so that he, she, or they may be apprehended and convicted thereof; or to any person or persons who shall apprehend and bring the offenders, or any of them, to conviction, or cause them, or any of them, so to be apprehended and convicted as aforesaid.— Five-hundred pounds, part of the above reward, to be paid by Messrs. Hooman, Pardoe, and Company, and the remaining five hundred pounds to be paid by the Norwich Union Fire-Office,

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