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Highness the Prince of Wales, his Majesties Principal SecretaRegent of the United Kingdom of ries of State ; his right trusty Great Britain and Ireland, and and well-beloved councillor Henry his Serene Highness Leopold Viscount Sidmouth, one other of George Frederick, Duke of Saxe, his Majesty's Principal Secreta. Margrave of Meissen, Landgraveries of State ; and his right trusty of Thuringuen, Prince of Coburg and well-beloved councillor Niof Saalfeld, &c.

cholas Vansittart, Chancellor and In order, therefore, to attain Under Treasurer of his Majesty's so desirable an end, and to treat, Exchequer. concluce, and confirm the articles And his said Serene Highness of the said marriage, his Royal Leopold George Frederick, Duke Highness the Prince Regent, in of Saxe, Margrave of Meissen, the name and on the behalf of Landgrave of Thuringuen, Prince his Majesty, as well as bis Serene of Coburg of Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. Highness Leopold George Fre- Willian Augustus Baron de Just, derick, Duke of Saxe, Margrave Privy Councillor of his Majesty of Meissen, Landgrave of Thu- the King of Saxony, his Envoy ringuen, Prince of Coburg of Extraordinary and Minister PleSaalfeld, &c. have named and au- nipotentiary to his Britannic Mathorized mutually, viz.

jesty, King of Hanover, and ComHis Royal Highness the Prince mander of the order of Civil Regent, in the name and on the Merit of Saxony; who, by virtue behalf of his Majesty, the most of their respective full powers, reverend father in God, his right which they have mutually comtrusty and right entirely beloved municated and exchanged, hare councillor Charles Manners Sut- concluded and agreed upon the ton, Archbishop of Canterbury, following articles, viz. Primate of all England, and Me- Art. 1. It is concluded and tropolitan ; his right trusty and agreed that the marriage between well-beloved John Lord Eldon, her Royal Highness Princess Chancellor of Great Britain ; his Charlotte Augusta and his Serene right trusty and well-beloved Highness Leopold George Frecousin and councillor Dudley, derick, Duke of Saxe, Margrave Earl of Harrowhy, President of of Meissen, Landgrave of Thuhis Majesty's Council; his right ringuen, Prince of Cuburg of trusty and well-beloved cousin Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. shali be soand councillor Henry Earl Bat- lemnized in that part of the hurst, one of his Majesty's Prin- United Kingdom of Great Britain cipal Secretaries of State; his and Ireland, called Great Britain, right trusty and well-beloved both being present, according to cousin and councillor Robert the due tenour of the lawe of Banks, Earl of Liverpool, First England, and the rites and cocommissioner of his Majesty's remonies of the church of the Treasury ; his right trusty and United Kingdom, as soon as the well-beloved councillor Robert same may conveniently be done. Stewart, commonly called Vis- II. His Royal Highness the count Castlereagh, one other of Prince Regent, acting in the


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name and on the behalf of his or to such person or persons to Majesty the king of the United whom she shall by writing, signed Kingdom of Great Britain and by herself alone, frum tinie to lieland, promises to secure to her time, as the same shall become Royal Highness Princess Char- due, direct and order the same to lotte Augusta, and to his Serene be paid, or otherwise to receive Highness Leopold George Fre- the same on her sole behalf. derick, Duke of Saxe, Margrave III. His Royal Highness the of Meissen, Landgrave of Thu- Prince Regent, acting as aforeringuen, Prince of Coburg of said, engages to secure to her Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. during their Royal Highness Princess Char. joint lives, and to the survivor of lotte Augusta the annual suin of then, the annual sums hereinafter 60,0001., to be paid to her during mentioned; —that is to say, dur- her life, in case her Ruyal Highing their joint lives, the annual ness shall survive his Serene Highsum of 60,0001, to be paid quar- ness Leopold George Frederick, terly; 10,0001. of which annual Duke of Saxe, Margrave of Meissum, also to be paid quarterly, sen, Landgrave of Thuringuen, shall be granted unto commis- Prince of Coburg of Saalfeld, &c. sioners, named for that purpose &c. &c.; such annual sum to by his Royal Highness the Prince commence in payment from the Regent, acting as aforesaid, to death of his Serene Highness be by them received for the sole Leopold George Frederick, Duke and separate use of the said Prin- of Saxe, Margrave of Meissen, cess. notwithstanding her inar- Landgrave of Thuringuen, Prince riage state, and without his Se- of Coburg of Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. rene Highness Leopold George in the lifetime of her Royal HighFrederick, Duke of Saxe, Mar- ness Princess Charlotte Augusta, grave of Meissen, Landgrave of and to be paid quarterly; and Thuringuen, Prince of Coburg the first quarterly payment is to of Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. having be made at the end of three caany power over the same, and lendar months after such his de. which annual sum of 10,0001. so cease,

when the said annuity, payable quarterly, the said Prin- payable during their joint lives, cess shall not have power, either is to determine. separately or conjointly with his And his Royal Highness the Serene Highness Leopold George Prince Regent, so acting as aforeFrederick, Duke of Saxe, Mar- said, further engages to secure grave of Meissen, Landgrave of to his Serene Highness Leopold Thuringuen, Prince of Coburg of George Frederick, Duke of Saxe, Saalfeld, &c. &c. &c. to alienate, Margrave of Meissen, Landgrave mortgage, or receive or direct to of Thuringuen, Prince of Coburg be paid by way of anticipation; of Saalfeld, &c the annual sum but the same shall, from time to of 50,0001., to be paid to him time as the same shall become during his life, in case he shall duę, be paid and payable into the survive her Royal Highness Prin. proper hands of the said Princess cess Charlotte Augusta ; such analone, upon her own solo receipt, nual sum to cominence in pay


ment from the death of her Royal petent for her Royal Highness to Highness, in the lifetime of his return to this country before the Serene Highness, and to be paid expiration of such term, either in quarterly; and the first quarterly consequence of directions for that payment to be made at the end purpose, in writing from his Maof thre calendar months after jesty, or from the Prince Regent, such her decease, when the said or at her own pleasure. annuity, payable during their VI. This treaty shall be ratijoint lives, is to determine. fied by his Royal Highness the

IV. The son or daughter, or Prince Regent on the behalf of descendant of the said marriage his Majesty, and by his said Sefor the time being, next in suc- rene Highness, and the ratificacession to the Crown of the united tions shall be exchanged in ten kingdom of Great Britain and days, or sooner, if possible. Ireland after the Princess Char- In witness whereof, the relotte Augusta, shall be brought spective Plenipotentiaries have up in such manner as his Ma- signed it, and have affixed there. jesty the King of the United King- unto the seals of their arms. dom of Great Britain and Ire- Done at London, tbe 13th day land, or his successors, may be of March, one thousand eight pleased to direct; and no chil- hundred and sixteen. dren of this marriage shall be allowed to marry without the con

ADDITIONAL ARTICLE. sent of his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Bri- It is hereby expressly declared, tain and Ireland, or his successors that no article or provision, confor the time being.

tained in the treaty of marriage V. It is understood and agreed, signed this day, shall in any man. that her Royal Highness Prin- ner le talen, or deemed to affect cess Charlotte Augusta shall not, or prejudice any right or preroat any time, leave the United gative of his Majesty, his heirs Kingdom without the permission, or successors, touching or conin writing, of his Majesty, or of cerning the education or marthe Prince Regent, acting in the riages of any of the children or name and on the behalf of his descendants of her Royal HighMajrsty, and without her Royal ness Princess Charlotte Augusta, Highness's own consent.

or the education or marriages of And in the event of her Royal any of the Royal Family or their Highness being absent from this descendants. country, in consequence of the The present additional article permission of his Majesty, or of shall ' have the same force and the Prince Regent, and of her effect as if it were inserted, word own consent, such residence abroad for word, in the treaty of marshall in no case be protracted be. riage signed this day. It shall be yond the term approved by his included in the ratification of the Majesty, or the Prince Regent, said treaty. and consented to by her Royal In witness whereof the respecHighness. And it shall be com- tive Plenipotentiaries have signed


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the same, and have affixed thereto known, as we hereby make known, the seals of their arms.

that we again take upon ourselves the government of our subjects,

at the same tiine giving thanks PROCLAMATION.

for the core which our illustrious

father has taken of the welfare Parma, March 20. of our subjects :—We moreover " We, Francis, by the grace declare, that it is our pleasure to of God Emperor of Austria, &c. confirm all the ordinances issued -By our letters-patent of the by our father during his govern2d of April 1915, we made ment, and strictly enjoin the inknown, that, on the request of habitants of our said duchies to our beloved daughter, the Arch- conform thereto. Given at Veduchess Maria Louisa, Duchess nice, this 17th March 1816." of Parma, Placentia, and Guastalla, we charged ourselves with the preliminary administration of these provinces. The circum

Proclamation by Sir Thomas Maitstances which at that time led us

land. to such a determination being happily ended, we restore the Among the various and high thus intrusted government into duties intrusted to the administhe hands of our beloved daugh- tration of his Excellency by bis ter ; and we have ordered that gracious Sovereign, there is none the same shall bo made known to more important in itself than the the people by letters-patent. Done conservation of all the rights, at Milan, this 7th of March 1816, privileges, and prerogatives, of the 25th of our reign."

the dominant and of the tolerated The above was accoinpanied by religion. the following proclamation :

It has been, and always will “We, Maria Louisa, lmpe- be, a fixed maxiin of the policy of rial Princess, Archduchess of Great Britain, and an invariable Austria, by the grace of God principle of its conduct, both with Duchess of Parma, Placentia, regard to those countries that and Guastalla, &c.-Our illus- may be under its immediaie suve. trious and dearly beloved father, reignty, and thuse that may be his Majesty the Emperor and under its exclu-ive protection, to King, having desired that on our guarantee and maintain the varepairing to our duchies of Par. rious religious establishments, as ma, &c. we should again take into being essentially connected with our hands the government of the vital principles of good gothese provinces, which he had so vernment, morals, and happigraciously accepted in trust for ness. us (as we communicated in our His Excellency, impressed with letters-patent from the Imperial this truth, and having obsei ved Palace of Schoenbrunn of date the with regret that the French, with 31st of March 1815), we have that impious indifference which therefore thought proper to make distinguished their revolutionary


career, now happily ended, forci- Speech of the Prince Regent at the bly took away many of the sacred close of the Session, July 2d, places of public worship in this 1816. city, and converted them to mili- “ My Lords and Gentlemen, tary and other uses : and his Ex- "I cannot close this Session of cellency having understood, from Parliament without again exa report made to him three days pressing my deep regret at the ago by the high pulice, whose continuance of his Majesty's laconstant assiduity merits his high- mented indisposition. est praise, that some officers of “The cordial interest which that department, led by their ex- you have manifested in the happy treme zeal, had entered a church event of thc marriage of my of the dominant religion in pur- daughter, the Princess Charlotte, suit of a person suspected of a

with the Prince of Saxe-Coburg, high offence, and that no express and the liberal provision which general rule exists on that sub- you have made for their establishject, his Excellency therefore di- ment, afford an additional proof rects as follows:

of your affectionate attachment to 1st. That every place of public his Majesty's person and family, worship shall be completely eva- and demand my warmest acknow. cuated, and given up to the re- ledgments. spectable head of the respective “I have the pleasure to acreligion to which it belonged. quaint you, that I have given the

2d. That no soldier, officer of royal consent to a marriage bepolice, or other individual what- tween his Majesty's daughter, the soever, shall on any account dare Princess Mary, and the Duke of or pretend to pursue any person, Glocester ; and I am persuaded of whatever offence suspected, in- that this event will be highly grato the sanctuary or interior of any tifying to all his Majesty's subchurch, but shall contine himself jects. to placing around the church such “ The assurances which I have sentinels as may be necessary to received of the pacific and friend. prevent the escape of the suspect- ly disposition of the powers ened person,

at the same time gaged in the late war, and of giving an account thereof to the their resolution to execute inviu. governor, who will take the ne- lably the terms of the treaties cessary steps for placing this per- which I announced to you at the son in the hands of justice, by opening of the session, promise the intervention of the head of the continuance of that peace 90 that religion to whom the church essential to the interests of all belongs.

the nations of the world. This present shall be printed in (irrek and Italian, and published “ Gentlemen of the House for universal information.

of Commons, By order of his Excellency, “ I thank you for the supplies

WM. Meyer, Public Sec. which you have granted for the Pulnce, Corfu.

service of the year ; and I am March 19, 1816.

sensible of the beneficial effects

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