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by the Prince's Message on the subject, to the Parish Officers, previously communicated by Mr Eycroft."
Our Managers, ever assiduous to please, have engaged Mr Richer, the famous performer on the tight rope, for a few evenings.
The good behaviour and exemplary conduct of the Monmouth and Brecon Militia, commanded by the Duke of Beaufort, who marched lately from Steyning, rendered their departure very much regretted at that place. The second division marched under the command of Sir Samuel Fludyer, Bart.
Captain Hutton has matched his brown pony, Mark Spratt, 5 years old, against Captain Fletcher's chestnut pony, 6 years old, for 200 guineas, two miles, to run at our ensuing races, to carry 7st. each.
Beighton, July 20, 1806.
Company increases every day. The Prince of "Wales, it is said, again honours us with his presence on Wednes­day next.
The Theatre here is the most fashionable lounge of an evening. Bicher's benefit produced nearly £90 on Tuesday. On "Wednesday it was full again, under the patronage of Lieutenant-General Lennox. On Friday it was crowded too ; the Earl of Kenmare bespoke. And last night it overflowed, under the patronage of the Marchioness of Clanricarde. The performance was the comedy of The Soldier's Daughter. On Tuesday, Earl Craven will patronise the performances.
On Friday was played here the match of cricket, between General Lennox and Major Ready against Captains Burrel and Shum, which has been a long time spoken of; which was won by the General, who is a first rate player. A vast deal of company is expected to the races.
The match between Sancho and Pavilion, on the 24th, at Lewes, will be numerously attended from this
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