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jumped over the rails, over the Earl of Barrymore's horse, and finished with a somerset, in which he hurt his ankle.
Brighton, August 7, 1806.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales left Brighton, in his travelling carringe and four, at half-past six this morning, for London, in consequence of an express he received, at half-past ten last night. He is expected to return to-morrow. All the Royal Dukes are expected at the Pavilion on Monday night or Tuesday morning. We expect one of the grandest reviews that has been seen for many years. Earl Berkeley at seven o'clock this morning was on the paradet and the whole of the South Gloucester regiment mustered, each man with twelve rounds of blank cartridge, which they fired with great correctness. The Prince's party was augmented last night by the arrival of the Marquis and Marchioness of Downshire, who arrived at Belle Vue House, West Cliff, at half-past eight, and immediately proceeded to the Pavilion. The Prince's band, belonging to the 10th Dragoons, practised this morning at the Pavilion, the South Gloucester band having officiated for them till they came. At ten o'clock, the marines on board the Gallant sloop of war were mustered on deck, and went through their exercise with their small arms, and afterwards fired their larboard and starboard guns, to the great alarm of the ladies who were bathing.
The first division of the Nottingham Militia, from Steyning, are expected here on Sunday morning, and the second division on Monday; they will form a camp by the cricket ground; this is done to be ready for the grand review, which, it is said, will take place on the 13th. At two o'clock the Otter and Gallant sailed on a cruise, in company with Earl Craven's brig, who was on board her with a party, to amuse themselves with fishing. At two
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