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directed to pass down Grosvenor the possibility of confusion, unless place, along Millbank, through produced by wantonness. IndeAbingdon-street, to the House pendently of the barriers thus disof Lords. Strong barriers were posed, others were erected, to erected through the centre, and preclude the multitude, who might across the ends of Abingdon- be attracted towards the platform, street; and gates were left, from approaching beyond a certhrough which one carriage only tain distance. These barriers could pass at a time. Persons were placed in the following stacoming by this way were in- tions:-South end of King'sformed, that they would be ex- street; south end of Parliamentcluded, unless they arrived by street; south end of Cannon-row; eight in the morning.

east and west ends of BridgeThe route for persons having street ; east end of Great Georgetickets for the south side of the street; east end of Tothill-street; aisle of Westminster-abbey, was north and south ends of Abingto enter St. James's-park at the don-street; Mews, between Dean. Stable-yard, pass along the Mall, street and Dean's.yard; the open cross the Parade, to leave the thoroughfares west of PrincesPark by Storey's-gate, and go street.

To prevent the crowd down Dean-street, to Dean's- from encroaching beyond these yard. This route was to be used barriers, the military and police also by those who had seats in the were judiciously stationed. booths which opened into Princesstreet; and all persons who did

Accommodation for the Press. not take their seats by seven

- In the hall, seats in the second o'clock in the morning were to gallery, on the right of the throne, be excluded. Strong barriers were set apart for the gentlemen were likewise erected in this connected with the press. In the

Abbey, they were placed in the Particular routes were also pre

clerestories, immediately over the scribed for persons who had tick- sacrarium; whence they could ets for the north side of the aisle command an excellent view of all of Westminster-abbey, for West- the ceremonies. minster-hall, and the Exchequer

The Door Keepers.-The doorand Duchy of Lancaster-offices; keepers for the Hall were apalso for those who had seats in pointed by the lord great chamthe Guildhall and in the booths, berlain, and those for the Abbey in the Abbey church-yard, St. by lord Sidmouth. Mr. Jackson, Margaret's church-yard, and in professor of pugilism, superinthe gardens in Parliament-square. tended these arrangements for Those who did not take their the lord great chamberlain, and seats in Westminster-hall and in in some of those avenues where the Abbey by seven in the morn- impertinent intrusions were aping, were to be excluded.

The prehended, he stationed some aid of barriers was in these routes of the pugilistic corps; among resorted to ; and the lines were so these were Spring, Eales, Harry clearly marked out as to preclude Harmer, and Randall.

course,

MILITARY ARRANGEMENTS.

The following was the disposition directed to be made of the military, under a printed order from the office of the Commander-inChief:

Horse Guards, July 16, 1821. The following are the Disposition, Strength, and Stations, of the

Guards and Picquets for the Ceremony of the King's Coronation:

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Patrole from House of Lords,

College-street, Bowling-street, to Tothill-street; meet and patrole from the Riding-house at Pimlico; also along Vauxhall-road to Pimlico, to meet

Patrole from Riding-house. Patrole York-street, Tothill

street, to Dean's-yard; meet Patrole from Smith-square to Pimlico and Vaux-hall-road; meet Patrole from Smith

square. Patrole Park, Parliament-street,

to Great George-street, Delahay-street, Charles-street, King-street.

4 100

Horse Guards.........

4 100

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Patrole Park, Cockspur-street;

to meet Patrole from Horse Guards, Pall-mall, St. James's street, Piccadilly, and Constitution-hill; to meet Patrole

from Hyde Park. Detach 1 officer, 20 men, to Hyde

Park-corner; Patrole Piccadilly and Constitution-hill; to meet Patrole from Carlton Palace; Patrole Park-lane and Park, to meet Patrole from

King's-street Barracks. Patrole Park-lane and Park, to

meet Patrole from Hyde Parkcorner; Patrole Portman-sq. Manchester-square, Cavendishsquare, Oxford-street, to meet

Patrole from Regent's Park. Patrole Portland road, Totten.

ham-st. Gray's-inn-lane, Pentonville; meet Patrole from

King-street Barracks. To be at the disposal of the Lord

Mayor, for the use of the City,

if required. Patrole Lambeth to Vauxhall

bridge, Surrey-road, to meet

Patrole from Blackman-street. Patrole to Blackfriars and Wa

terloo Bridges, Surrey-road, and meet Patrole from Black

man-street. To escort the King's Champion

from Hill.street, Berkley-sq. to Westminster Hall.

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The Corps of Volunteers and

Yeomanry specified in the margin, having tendered their services on the day of the King's Coronation, of which his Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept, they are to be stationed at the following places, and their Commanding Officers will be pleased to put themselves in commu

nication with Major Gen. Lord 1 Edward Somerset.

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Picquet in Portman-street Barracks........ 4/ 100
Ditto in Kiog's Mews

8 200 Ditto in Knightsbridge Barracks

4 100 King's Guard ......

3 100 Tilt Yard, augmented to

4 100 Dean's Yard

2 40 Storey's Gate

1 30 Opposite Nth. Gate of Westminster Abbey 1 20 Speaker's Yard

4 100 Hyde Park Corner........

1 30 Stable Yard .......

1 30 Foot of Westminster Bridge, Westmin

1 ster side ........ King-street and near Great George-street 1 20 West Door of Abbey

2 60 East End and Door of Abbey

1 30 Abingdon Buildings ......

1 30 Steps leading to Painted Chamber

30 At Great Gate, Westminster Hall

S. P. Exchequer Coffee-house

1 12 Head of Cannon•row........

1 12 Platform leading from the Champion's Stable ...

1 12 King's Stairs, Old Palace-yard.....

1 12 Passage by St. Margaret's Church

112 Entrance to Little George-street from Great George-street

1 12 Total of Guards........

40 1141 Platform ...

1500

To attend the
Orders of the
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The infantry to parade in St. lord E. Somerset--and for the inJames's-park at one o'clock in fantry to the honourable colonel the morning : the cavalry to pro- Brand. ceed to their respective posts by By his royal highness the the most convenient routes; and commander-in-chief's command, all the guards, cavalry as well as

H. TORRENS, Adj. Gen. infantry, to be at their respective Tickets.— The hall and abbey stations by two o'clock.

tickets were issued according to Exclusive of the guards and a scale of privilege recognised by detachments above enumerated, the lords of council; namely, to two companies of grenadiers are a peer five tickets; to privy counto be stationed in the abbey, and cillors, four tickets; to knights of the platform along which the the grand order of the bath, three procession is to proceed from tickets; clerks in council, two; Westminster-hall to the abbey, peeresses, in their own right, one. will be occupied by a single rank Pass-tickets were delivered to on each side for its whole extent. persons engaged in the ceremo

When the procession appears, nies, and entitled them to free both in going to, and returning egress and ingress, where their from, the abbey, the men to be duties might call them. shouldered, silent, and steady, Independently of the tickets isand on the appearance of his ma- sued to peers and other officers jesty at the flank of each division, of state, the official departments arms will be presented, and all were entitled to a given number the music, drums, &c. to strike up each; as, the lord high steward, at once, and continue until his the lord high constable, the earl majesty has passed the division marshal, the lord chamberlain, to which they are attached. the lord high constable of Scoto

In order to effect this arrange- land, the lord steward of his mament for receiving his majesty's jesty's household, the teller of procession, the troops occupying the exchequer, the Speaker of the the platform will be divided into House of Commons, the surveyorthree divisions, each commanded general, the auditor of the exby a field officer, and occupying chequer, the board of green the opposite sides of the platform, cloth, the board of works, with a portion of the bands, the war office, &c. &c. Many drums, &c., attached to each. were also sent, by courtesy, to

As there may be difficulty in different persons; and the public procuring victuals for the troops press was liberally supplied. The throughout the day, the com- number of tickets issued by the manding officers of the different lord great chamberlain was about corps will make arrangements, in 3,000, and by the earl marshal, order that their men may carry upwards of 4,000.

Each class with them bread, cheese, and cold had a particular place assigned meat.

in the hall or abbey, equal to the The detail regarding these se- number of tickets issued, allowveral duties, and the allotment of ing twenty-two inches to each corps to their respective stations, person. are left--for the cavalry to the His Majesty's Chambers at the arrangement of major-general Speaker's---His majesty had ex

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