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HISTORICAL PARTICULARS OF THE CITY OF LONDON, FROM
THE FIFTIETH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF HIS PRESENT MAJESTY, GRORGE III, TO THE PEACE OF PARIS, IN 1814.
In an earlier part of this work, * mention was very briefly made of the great national Jubilee, kept in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of his Majesty's birth-day; and with that short allusion the Editor closed his narrative of historical events. Since that time the City of London has witnessed many events of magnitude. They will be noticed in their order in this Chapter.
The City of London, as on all occasions for shewing their loyalty, was not wanting in the attention due to a circumstance of such importance as the Jubilee. At an early hour the day was ushered in by the ringing of bells in the different churches; and at half past ten the Lord Mayor proceeded from the Mansion House to Guildhall, in the City state Coach, drawn by his set of six beautiful grey horses, preceded by the trumpets sounding, and the band of the West London Militia playing God Save the King. At Guildhall his Lordship being joined by the members A
• Part I. page 6n8.