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March 14, 1842 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 1
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TH r?L VU-?a<*. 358 ??0?8. CkrM?nlu| of the Y?.ttug Prlnee of Wales. I The infant ?>n of the Queen of England wan baptised in 3t. (Veorge'a Chapel, Windsor, on Tuesday, the 2ft:h of January, 1312- We subjoin the following account of it, compiled from vartsus English journals and from our o?u correspondents : ? Windsor, Jan. 25th, 12 o'clockem... ,-vWihitfrl here to-day i? worthy the momentous oct-astou it was meant to celebrate?the induction <>f ill- luture Sovereign of these realms under Divine Tr ivide nee into thebosom of Christianity?and with the eyes of Christendom turned towards such an event it was 'meet ani! just, right and necessary" thai t-uch a pageant should have u A king-torn for a st >ge. princes to act And monarchs to bonold the swelling scene.'' The morning, w hich was a cold one with a heavy snow fal'ing, ush'-red in by the ringing of bells and the firing ? f e union, and at eight o'clock the martial strain of' he band of the Grenadier Guards Xof which regon in his Grace th? Duke of Wellington is colonel,) i dlowed by the first battalion of that splendid corps, under th" command of Colonel Fergurt-sn, gave lite and animation to the scene. The morning, though preceded t>y a stormy night of inintense severity, opened with a most suspicious aspect, and a burst <>| brilliant sunshine gave hirth to a day which will long be remembered in the annals of Englaud The Gr? u >cii -1 Guards feft Paddiugton by a special train at h i f past six o'clock, and on their arrival at WmJ-or took their station as a guard of honor in the principal cpiadrangle of the castle. The 721 Hijrhl infers formed the guard on duty, and the approaches to the Cai-tle were protected by a strong force of th- A division of the Metropolitan Police, superinit nd-d by Colonel Rowan, the Chief Commissioner, as?!? < d by ^Superintendent May, Inspectors HaitiinIVarce, and Partridge, lo whose civility we wit; much indebted for the facilities afforded us in p o-ainc and repassing from the chapel to the Castle In the town, the bu*y note of preparation was heard in every direction erecting the necessary apparatus fir u brilliant illumination, which is to add to the splendor of the scene at nightfallIt is unnecessary to say that the initials of the Royal infant surmounted by the fea'her of ths Prince of Wales,is in every instance? the device adopted- In the front of Eton College, and all theoiher principal buildings, arrangements have been made on a splendid scale, to g:ye elV ct to the scene. At nine tne carriages of 11<?* nobility began to arrive, among the earliest of which we observed the following distinguished pereoiages:?Th* Lord Chancellor, the ^ ' " l - -l -u _ TV.I.* VWKoaa of DUKe Ol DUCCIUgll, llir I'imc -uu ? rSutherland, the Duke of Buckingham, the Marquis and Marchioness of Lanadowne, Biron Van de Weyer, Lord D-* Lisle. S.r Robert Peel, Sir Jaines Graham, Sir Edward Knatchhull, Lord Granville Somerset, the Earl of Ripon, Lord Waraclille, the Chancellor of the Execliequer, Sir Henry Hardince, Mr. Pemberton (the Attorury General (or the Duke of Cornwall,) Sir Willoughby Gordon, Earl Jermyn, Earl Howe, &c , &c. The brilliant equipages of the guests now kept dashing up to the c atle iu such rapid succession that it was quite impossible to record the names of their occupants as they whirled pest. At the moment this leaves, every approach to the castle is thronged with multitudes of peopl- who evidently participate most hsarlily in the prevailing joy, and every quarter of an hour the metropolis sends forth its contributions from the railway to swell the crowds. The atmcst harmony prevails at every point; the police are indulgent and forbearing, ana tne people neither obstinate nor inflexible,though exceedingly curious, and debarred, except by ticket, from coming within the outer g&leB of tne castlc. The Paoasrsio*. At 12 o'clock a squadron of thv Royal Horse Guards (blue) took ur> their position in the Quadrangle. eppseite the Queen's private entrance, attended by the fin-* band of that regiment, which performed several favorite airs during the formation of the cavalcade. The scene in the Quadrangle was truly exciting. What with the Lulliant sunshine, the glittering arms of the soldiery, the martial strains g( the rnutic, the gay and splendid uniform of the officers, the gaudy state equipages, and the presence of a great number of elegantly dressed ladle* and gentl-men, with ever and anon tne booming of cannon in the distance?the whole combined to create an effect imposing in the extreme During this time the great officers ol state were being conveyed in the royal carriages fratn the Castle to St. George's Chapel, but not in procession, as the state carriages, after depositing their illustrious occupants at the entraace to the Chapel.returned fer the other distinguished guests, who haa previously assembled in theWaterloo Chamber. At a quarter past 1 the Royal corlegf, consisting of five carriages, left the Castle. In the fast and second were the maids of honor, in the third the King of Prussia and the Duke of Sussex. His Majesty was attired in the national uniform of the Corps dtt Garde, and wore the order of the Black Eagle, which he seldom does, indeed never but on most extraordinary occasions. In the third carnage came the roval infant, and on approaching the so'diery the nuise held him up to tne epen window, when the Grenadier Guards, who flanked the way from the Castle, presented arms.? The infant appeared to be a fine, healthy, robust child, and looked extremely well. That portion of the populace which had the good fortune to catch * glimpse of the futnre Ring of England, setup aloud and hearty cheer, which appeared highly to gratify the hearts of t ha royal par*ntu wKn fin I Inarm <4 in iKp novf narriftfffl And bAa. bly acknowledged the salutations of the crowd. Her majesty, though somewhat delicate looking, appeared in good health. The Dutchess of Rent ana the foreign ministers followed, and terminated the line of proceeason. The procession began to move at half past 11 o'clock. It was very irregular, the carriages arriving tweor three at a time, and then a long interval occurring before the next approached. This spoiled the general effect,though it gave theee assembled an opportunity oi fixing their attention on the chief objocta of their curiosity and of their affectionate loyalty. The ministers and officers of state and of the hounehold led the procession. They were unnoticed by the crowd, and indeed they conld hardly be recognised from the dresses they wore, and from the fact that they were all but hid by the closed windows of the state carriages. The first coach that caaaad a stir and shout among the crowd was that containing the Prince of Wales. The sceae at this moment was a most animating one. The gorgeous state carriages of the Court coming down at a quick pace from the Quadrangle, the picturesque plaid scarfs of the Highland officers were floating ia the air as they rode to and fro in command of their troops?ihe gleamiog of the sun on the barrels of the first Life Guards as they presented arms with a precision the most perfect and mechanical, dazaled the eyes of the spectator?the inspiriting music of the band thrilled every breast, and the heart rtirring cheers of the people rent the air with nn emulative ardor. The nurae of the Prince of Wales (Mrs. Brougb) very considerately held up the child to the windows of the carriage, whea the cheers of the crowd hunt forth anew with a jey almost frantic ? The object of all this rejoicing looked oat upon the people with a most kingly indifference. Soon after foilowed the Queen ana Prince Albert, and they both looked extremely well, Those assembled could hardly restrain their extalic delight at the ?*??, of their beloved Sovereign, crowned with the I doable happiness cf a devoted people and with the love of a consort. " Completa in feature and ia mind, With all good groeoto graoo a gentleman " TbeQueea appeared somewhat pale and agitated, as the hones of the state eoach became very restive from the continued ahouta of the people. Sne bowed, however, with her uanal aweet smile?a smile, as all who havs ever seen it knew, at once dignified and winning. The King of Prussia soon after followed, and was warmly applauded. He could not be seen well, as he leant back in the carriage ; but ae was seen now and again boning to the'crowd with that open nnafiected and good-natured bearing whmh so strongly characterises him. The Duchess of Kent was vehemently cheered. Her Royal Highness looked the very picture of happiness, "flte Dnke" was rapturously cheered. The proeesaion, after forming in Wolaey's Chapel, and remaining within about M minutes, returned in the same order in which it came. Tun CiUriL The arrangements within the Chapel for the ad mission and location of the persons who were to take a part or be present at the important ceremony of the day were all that could be desired, and not the slightest confusion wan apparent for a single moment. The only respect in which the chapel diflkted from its ordinary appearance was in the platform raised for the accommodation of the royal party in front of the communion table. A carpet, also bearing for pattern the star and motto of the order o| the Garter, was laid along the whole length of the choirBy the kindness of the Lord Chamberlain, accommodation was mode,for the representatives of the London Press at the west of the chapel, immediately opposite the communion table, from which an excellent view of the ceremony was obtained. Ei JN" N Splendid View of th Christcz The communion plate presented a splendid appearance, and foar massive candelabra, two on ench aide of the tabl?, bejrng very lari? wax cm'he, added considerably to the graudeur of the effect. On the platform were several beautifully carved and gilt chairs, with purple velvet cushions Soon after eleven o'clock, the choristers entered the chapel, and took up their station in the choir. From this time nntil the arrival of th? Queen aud the Royal party, the officers ol state, ambassadors, and other aiBtiaguish*d persons who had be?n invited to be present at the ceremony, entered ths chapel, and proceeded to the stall* which had been allotted to them. Every stall had a ticket bearing the name of the parson to whom it was appropriated. The gentlemen composing the lay vicars of the Royal Chapel of St. George were nsfi?ted in the chorus by the gentlemen cf the Chapel Royal of St. jtmciB, ana n lew voices from ihe Exeter Hail Amateur Societv. The following ere the names of the gentlemen of the choir and ehoriatera, lav vicars of the Royal Free Chapel of St. George:?Messrs Salmon, Harris, French, Mitaheli, Palmer, Turner, Crooney, and Smith. We observed Sir W. Newton and Mr. Ilsyter ecupied in taking a eke'ch ??T the sc<*ne, which n to form the subject of an historical picture to be minted by Mr. Hayter. Abont half past eleven o'clock the baptismal font was brought in and placed in front aod exactly in the aentre of tha communion table. It had an elegant appearance. The firat comers were the Lord Chancellor and Lord Lowther; they were followed by the Duke of Bucclcuch, the Marquis of Lsnadnwne the Marquis of Anglesey, Lord Wharnclifle. th? Carl of Csrdi ran, the Earl of Aberdeen, the Duke of Rucking nam, the Duke ol Richmond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Duke of 'Wellington, the Duke of Sutherland, Sir E. KnntchbuH, the Earl of Rinon, the Duke of Newcastle,Lord Stanley,Sir J Graham tha Lord Chief Justice, Mr lVmbertoa, Attorney General for the Duchv of Lancaster, Ix>rd Howe, Dike of Hamilton, Sir Willoughby Gordon, the Lord Mayer, fee. The Duke of Rutland handed in the Duchew of Sutherland, who took her sent at the top of the second row of stalla Sir R' bert Peel wss behind her ia the top stall,nearest to the commnnioa table. On the right of the Right Hon. Baronet were several of the foreign Ambassadors. At half past twelve o'clock, the Archbishop of Canterbury, tha Archbishop of York, the Bishop of Winchester, the Bishop of Oxford, and the Bishop of Norwich came upon the platform, and took up , their places in frootof the comrt.uion table. The | Bishop of Wiacheeter snd the Bishop of Oxford wore their robes as Prelate and Chancellor of the Order of the Garter. The military and naval knights formed a line on each side of the chair. The Queen and his Royal Hiahnera Prince Albert. with hta Royal Highnean the Pnace of Wales sod their snilee,accompanied by hia Royal Highness ibe Duke of Snaaex, his Royal Highness Prince (Jeotgof Cambridge and the other Royal personages ore aent. not sponsors, left the Castle ond proceeded to St. (ieorgea Chapel at half past twelve o'clock. The King of Prnaaia and suite, with the other sponsors ana attendaata, wera, after a short interval I conveyed to the Chapel. , The king of Pramia, preceded by the Vice Chair.- I berlaut.the Treasurer, and Comptroller,snd follow* i edbytne Equerry in Waiting, and his Msj-styV own attendants, in their usual order, wvh the ether sponsor*, entered the choir on the tooth aide, and | - I L W Y C > EW YORK, MONDAY J\ e Interior of St. Gecr ling the Infant Prince c nok iheir places on ihaut pat, opposite lo the Queen, on the a nth aid>? of the altar, viz: ? The Xing < f Prussia Her Royal Hiehnetnthe l)uch"?s of K-nt. proxy for her Royal Highness the Duchess of 3ax<s Cohurg. Hi* Royal H ghnees the Dake of Cambridge. I lor Royal Highness the Du :hees of Cambridge, proxy for her Royal Highnos the Dicheaa of Saxe Got ha Her Royal Highness the Princess Augusta of Cam* bridge, proxy for her Royal Highness the flit c-B9 SophiaHis Serene 11 ghness Prince Ferdinand of Saxe Cohursh. The Queen and hia Royal Highness Pifnce Alh<-rt and other Royal personage*, not being sponsors, with ilieirresofciiveattendanie.iii the following order. proceeded from the Chapter room, and ent-rrdthe choir at the door on the north aide, nod took thrir places on the haul pat, on the north aide of the altar:? The Senior Uantleraan L'jher (Jasitrrlr Wniter. (funtl- man Uih-r to O ntlrman U?her of tha Hwar.t of State. thn Black ll>d. Garter King of Arini. Groom in Wai'ing Groom of thn Groom id Waiting on H. R H. Hmle to on Piinoa Albert. ft K ft. the Qieon. Prince Albert. Srrgeantat-Arms The Swordaf Ssrgrwi'-it Arms. Tha Lord State Tha Lard Steward. home he Chamberlain. The Dohacf Wellington. Lord in Writing The Quae* Lard ia Waiting on H R II. and H R. H. on tha Prince Albert. Paiaca Albsbt. Queen Strgeanl-at-Arma. Sergeant it Arm. Master ol the florae. Mistress of tha Robee. Lady ot tha Bedchamber. Two Maids of Honour. Badebamber Woman. Tha L?rd Chamberlain. accompanied by ihe Groom of tha Stola to hia Royal H ghnees Prince Albert, th*n proceeded ta th? Chapter-room, and oodneted his Royal Highnena the infant Prince of Wales into the chapel, attended by the Lord and Groom in waiting. When the Queen entered the choir, ^hort voluntaries, selections of eacrrd maate, were performed, and continued until the commencement of the baptismal service. The whole el the members of her M-*j*?ty'? private band, and severalof the atate band, led bv Mr Francis Cramer, occupied the newly erected gnllerv on the enuth wide of the organ, at which l)r C?. I. E'vey presided The instrumental perform?ra rnn -isled of threa trombones, three trumpets, two flute', two clarionets, two haatboya, two ba*kaoa?, one serpent, six fiiat yioline, mix second violins, two violas, one double liasa viol, one violoncello, drum*, fee , including the following distinguished professors : ? Violins?Mr-F. Cramer, muster; Mr. Blagrove Mr. (.*. Anderson, Mr. J. Loder, Mr. T. Cook and Mr W. Cramsr. Viola?Mr- A MoraltTrombones?Mr. Smitbie and Mr. Smiihie, jr. Trutupcis?Mr. Harper and Mr lrvin. On the entrance of ihe precession into the cheir, the march of" Judts Maccal oV' was performed ; at the conclusion of which the Archbishop o| Csn tsrbory commenced reading the service, th' Ainerts being sung try the full choir, among whom we notioed Mr. Ve.nghn, Mr. Knyvetr, Mr IPslihs, an I several other asntlemen of the Chapel Royal and ol the choir at Westminster, in addrton to the gtatiemen of the choir sf St. George's Chapel The sponsors were the King ? f Prussia, and the Duke o1 Cambridge, the Duchess of Onmbridite, as arexy lor the IVineess of Saxe Coburg, und the >RI j 10RNING, MARCH 11, I ge's 01iapeJ? Windsor, i

>f Wales, Son of Queen 1 Princess Augusta of Uaml>r.d,{',1 ss pccxy for the Princess Sophia Arsiv.vi. or Urn Majkstv. Ai At minutes net ire i o otocK u ms.-tiarge ot cannon And the miliary band sta'ioned ou'side ihr chapel, announced the arr.val of Her Majesty and Prince Albert. In a few minu'es afterward.-" anr beloved Smrereign attended by her illustrious Cons>r\ en tered the sacred edific, when the professional gentleman sung in most excellent style "The March in Joseph." which had been sobs'ltuted by desire af her Majaaty for "Judas Maccabeus " The scene at this moment was most gratifying, animating, agd splendid, and in every resect worthy of a great and mighty nation His Majesty the King of Prussia, attired in the uniform of a Briti-h field officer, a'tended by his suite ; h*r Royal High neas the Dnchew of Kent (proxy for the DucheNH f Hsxe Cnburg); his Koval Highness ihe Drke ol Cambridge; her Keyal Ilighiws- the Duchcrs c*fI Cambridge (proxy lor Iter Royal Ilighnt-se thDuchess of Saxe Goth*); th* Prir.c--as Augusta (proxy for her Koyal Highness th? Princes* .->< - j phis), and his 3eren* llighn -*s J'lince Ferdinand ; f 3sx* Ooburp, entered the chapel a short tune b* j fore her Majesty. The Lord ChambriLrn, the L rd S'eward, ih- i Master af the II .rae. and other great Officersrf the : Hon hold, with the Royal and distingniehed guests, i hiving taken the respective places allotted u> I th'rw, The Archbishop of Canterbury began to read the j beautiful prayers used by the church at the public I hsptism of infants,dun i; the gteaterpart of which ' her Majesty, Piince Albert, the King uf Prussia, j the Royal visitors, the Right R? v Prelates and the other d.atinguiahed personages knelt. Flia Majesty the King of Prues.a, and th-n'her Royal Spoaaura of the Heir Apptreni to th* British Throne, repeated the usual responses in an uudible tone of vice. When th" Archbiehup siid, "Uoal thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his wotks.the vain pomp nad g'ory of the world, with all the covetous d? sires of ill; fame, the carnal destres of the ft -h, no that thon wilt net follow nor be led by them 1" His Majesty in a firm and rather loud tone of voire, repeated?*'1 renounce them all." Archbishop ?Dest thou believe in God the Father Almighty .Maker of heaven aad earth, and in J runs utiiitt hi? only begotten s.m* His Majesty and th? other Royal Sponsors answered in an audible voice, "All thw 1 steadUaly believe " ^ The Koynl infant waa then conveyed from the Chapter-room to the font by her Grace the Ltucliest of Ruccleuch, Mimretw ef the R ?bes, and placed in the arms ef the Archbiahop ol Cantorburv. The Archbiahop thea mid to hie Royal Highness'* Gsdfa'.hers and Godmothers, '* Name this Child " The Kill? of Prussia. nnd the other Royal Spoil aonaaid, "ALBERT EDWARD." The Archbishop. ia a mo*i impressive manner then eaid, "Albert EJward, I baptize thee ia th? nntne at 'be Father, ard of the Son, end ot the Holy Spirit." The Arehbohop then paid, " we r<reive this child into 'he cen?ri ?ation tf Chrin% flock}" and after reeding 'he prnver appointed for thin Important part of the baptism.| cort-inony, tn< riaht reverend prolate finnaied the L'rince with water from the font, the exquisite workman-hip i (' which we have before noticed. We may here men- 1 tjon ihat ihe baptismal woter w~* brought from the ' Hiver Jordan bv Mr Bchnlev. The royal infant wm th delivered by the Arch-I b.shop to the Duchew of Ruccleuch, and her Grace IE R Q it) billing the Ceremony of Victoria. K- *!*!m , I? ? ! IHI Ml earning :h<- Royal bubs in her arma, proceeded to a a.'at near her Majesty and Prince Albert, and I th re continued until the conclusion of this interesting and eo'emn reremogy. , Tue Htllelwjib Chorus waj then sung by the full ch ir Tne Arhh'tehop huvi-g prom-iinced the benedicti n ihis impowi.g ceremor.v ended. Previous to h r Majesty, P.ince Albert, the King ; of Piu.?ia, aad the other Royal and illustrious viaL tors leaving the Chapel, the overture to Kether was adni rablv performed The whole ol the music was selected from the works ot INndt 1. I IlerMaj's'y was attired in a moat splendid robe of crm#nn velvet, and wore on her head a tiara ol the m.st costly diamonds and precious pratls Prince Albert wore the uniform of a field marshal, d"ior,ited with the badge and insignia cf the order t f the eartr r The Priooe of Wales was attired in a white satin slip, over which was an elegant iace dreta, richly ettbroidr red. The PjcheM of Kent, the Duchess of Cambridge, aid all the other ladies present were in dresses of Jirtiish inanuf. cture, and worethree ostrich feathers on their heads U -r VI nn luavinrr fin? oKnnal Knarorl in A most graceful manner to the KingofPruasia and the other loyal nnd dirtioguished personages near the altar. When the mueic ceased, the Queen and hia Royal Highness Prnce Albert retired from the Chapel with their attendants, la the same order aa they arrived, tin I returned to the Castle. Tbey net dawn at the Hiuth east door, aad thence proceeded to their reepective apartments. Her Mnjesiy, who linked ex'r-mely well, and npo?ared in >xceilent spirit*. wore a rich shawl of 1 Paw'ey manufacture, an did the Duchess ol Kent The ladtea invited were set down at the same ' dot r. The K n; of Prat-eta aad auite retired to the Wol*ey flail, and returned to the Caatie, and were aet down at the grand north entrance, from which hia Majesty was conducted to his own apartments Tne amhawadim aad lorrign ministera,the knights of the garter, the cabinet ministers, and others invited, then returned to the Waterloo Gallery. The whole ceremony was concluded shortly after one o'clock, when hrr Majesty left the chapel, attended in the sinie manner as on her entrance. Thb Bmqcnr. At half past aexen o'clock a grand banquet waa served in Si. (reoige's Hall, previous to which her Majesty and his Royal Highness Pri.ioe Albert, with tne King of Prussia and other royal personages, 1 with their suite, assembled in the grand reception ' room, adjoining St George's Ilall ' Tne ambassadora nnd foreign ministers, the ' knights of thegirter, the cabinet ministers, the la J dies, and oth-rs invited, having a-s mbled in the Water'ooGallery, the doors were thrown open, and ' immediaely aherwarde, liiu banquet being announced, itie Qirrn, cotid icied by In* Majesty the King #f Pru-?>ia, entered the h-!l, the band playing "Godsuve the Queen," and took her seat on the * -r.i .01 ' .u 1 C.t S " "lue u* **??* mr iiiru'iiurutoKKi. i f?e doora leading Iron* th** Wat< ri<? Gallery to ' J">t. George's Hall were al o thrown open ; thegueata f entering through them parted to their seats on the " r nht. ? The gursts entering <h. George's !I*|! through the m '" mid Kn-epijon ro.rru p u?s#d to t.it ir nets on the JT lei'. " The bar qtet was the m-:et mnn.ficent entertainment a tha'hs* < ver t iken place in this country. It is quite impo*-ill;* to eonrey by dr*i-np'ion ?t,y adequate "J i.oti< n of the ep'endor of the scene which presented ?' iteell to those who had the good fortune to ;eee her * wmESE^ssssESSsssssssBssssasamss^^^ lu D. PTIM fw? OMU Mdjroty *u<i her royal ?ni iliu?w iou? guests ait down to taHlf. The tabled bio<iurta in the " Arabian Nights" talr!', though lurondied from ihai exhaust* le*. atari boa?e the imagination and with g? un tor waiters, aink into absolute insignificance when cocat'?r-d with the reality i f this- One often hear* ol a table " groaning" under the weight of plat* which might be conveniently packtd in a few bask''*; 'et the reader then imagine what must ha?r been the throi 8 of her Majesty's table under "a wi aiy loud" of gold plate which would fill aome wagrr - :Soabundantly was the \ l ite distributed outh'- tabi? that there ?e( ?. J mhe little room for anythng r!*e. Theni there were along the table s< rne hundred* of wax light# ; and at each end a acreen covered wi?h ma*sive2o|d plate. In the euuth ?ide of the r:< b hall, and immediately opposite to where her Ma* jeaty a little butf-t, which upon ihi* rrnon n mas uisea wungenuine vim, eapi, Md other articles ol i.-nn.e.ibc value. One arm alone, n peacock, the plumage ol which is imitated by precious stones, is valued at thirty thousand pounds. At eight o'clock her Maputy entered. leaning rn the arm ol the King ol J'rut-sa. ll-r Majesty took tier sent in the centre ol the lible, having the K ng of Prussia on her right and the h ike of Sussex us her left. On the right of the King ol Prueeis was the Dachess ol Kent, Hn?J on the left of t|,e Duke of ir-ussex sat the Duchess of Buccleuch. Prince Albert sat opposite her Majesty, having the Duchesiof Cambridge on his left and the Duke of Cambridge on his ught, arid next the Duke ol Cainhtidge was the Duke of Wellington. Six Robert IVri, Lord J irtanley, Sir James Graham, Lord V'eaey l-'itzgerJd, and other ol the ministers, sat on t he left ol her .Majesty r.n the same aide of the table. The bind played during dinner, which was ia every particular of the choicest description. Her Majesty conversed alrucst constantly with the King cf Prussia during the repast. Before the dinner ended, one of the bagpipers of the 721 Highlanders struck up " rulluchgorum," the first line oi Dr. Skinner's celebrated song to w hick is? " Whig and Tory a' agree ! a recommendation that might be conaidered not inappropriate on so joyous an occasion. Shortly ulier, two bagpipers walked round the banqueting table, playing one of their spirit-stirring aire. The dinner being over, the health of his Royal llightvesa the Prince < f Wales was drank, the band playing "Rule, Britannia-" The health of the King <4 Prussia was next drank, and a beautiful German air was played by the band. Then followed the health of our most gracious | Queen, followed bv "God save the Queen." i Laitly, Prince Albert's health was drank, aad f tllowed by the "Dufte of York's March." Iler Majesty, accompanied by the Duchess of Kent, the Princesses, and ladies, then retired-? | Prince Albert assumed her Majesty's place at thn I table, ai-d the company renamed a short time longer before they joined herMajesty's musical party. When the Qaeen left St. George's Hall, her Majesty, accompanied by the Princesses and the other ladies present, returned to the Grand Reception room, where they were shortly aftei wards joined by the King of Prussia, the Princes, the ambassadors, and other guests. The doors of the Waterloo Gallery were then thrown open for the reception cf the company, and a grand inu.-ical performance terminated the evening. The Roval Chmstcnino CaskA moat magnificent christening cake, manufactured by royal eotnmand, expressly for tne occasion, by Mr. John C. Mawlitt, first yeoman confectioner i 10 her Majesty, wan placed upon the royal banquet' ing table on Tuesday. It weighed two cwt., and has been thus described ;?" Its case or cntside, and I all the ornaments, are made entirely of sugar, sevetat of the latter are ilu-?-I ' uin> 11 in uriinuiruica round the bottom with a neatly executed burder of the rose, thistle and shamrock. On the tidefcof the cakes are plsced, alternately, medallion portraits in tilver of her Majesty and JPriiice Albert, with the arms of Eaglanu over tliem, the whole surmounted by a neat scroll in dead tugar work. Above are three tiers, . uch environed by smaller scroll work, surmouuted by silvered princeV feathers; snd on the sum mi', are pedestals supporting sugar figures of Ceres, Fortane, Plenty, Britannia, holding trie infant I Prince,Clio, the goddess of lustoiy, and St. David, the tstelar saint vf Wales. In the centre of the group is a representation of the royal font, and several small vases, with (lowers, aurround the figures. Ths U>ut rrutmbU presents an elegant and chaste appearance. We give the following additional items of the ce rsmonyfrom the ** Court Journal" on account of their peculiarity, and the amuaing style iu which they are w ritten After a week of alternate fog, rain, frost, snd thaw, Tuesday morning broke in all the luxury of ono of those rare winter days, when the young ysar takes it into its head to anticipate pring, and dresses itself in its freshest smiles lor the purpose of I showing the sun that it has the intention of renewing their last year's acquaintanceship. By the happiest of chances, royalty had fixed upon this day tor nam.rr the heir of England, and tne very elementa seemed to smile on the hour as it drew near. Contrary to his wont, the Lord Chancellor wan the fir?t of the gueets who entered the Chapel; and as he sank back in the stall allotted to him, it was impossible to avoid recalling the whole career of that extraordinary man, who had, step by step, fought his way to the proudest position a subject can enjoy, by the sheer force of intellect, since the first time he pleaded in mousiachios. to his third entry on the office he now holds. The calm and subtle eye which watches, without the appearance of doing so, having, it must be owned, a touch of Mephtstopelian sarcasm about it, gave the impression ol his calm genius well. But others are entering : the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland, the Duke of Rutland, Bnd, again, another Duke, stooping, grey, and care warn?like them, in the collar and mantle nf lh? n>in^>lu nrrtnr in wknna Ck.?I ,k- - ? v. mv Y* v.-v. ?-vwv vu?|^l l||C BUKUVl ceremonial of a future monarch'* baptism wasaboat to take place- Ye*, another?it is Artbnr Duke of Wellington ; the hoar of ?ge may base fallen on hi* brow, hie back may be bent, ana hia step feeble, but the youth ol reputation is as visibly round him as when he amote asunder the chains of Earope. Bat whilst thfse noble guests have been gradually entering the Chapel, there is a gentleman m a plain court drees engaged within the rails sf the altar, in sketching the details of the scene which is so soon to be thronged by the greatest in broad Britain. It isHayterthe painter, and a painter right worthy of chronicling festal faces is he. sees*. And aes, while we are speaking, a gentleman usher has approached the font, and poured from m glass flask some of the sacred water whtch was brought frem the Jordan to baptize the Princeas,who was England's first bora. Aod here ia Sir Robert Peel, his face radiant with good humor and with pride; sad here is the Duke of Buckingham, and here Ixird Fitzgerald; there the Earl of Ripon, and there the Right Hon. Henry Goulbnrn; aad there I^ord Stanley and Sir Jamea Graham, and the Marq>ie.?as of Lanadowne and Aagleaea, and the Karl of Haddington and Richmond? peremptory Duke; nd the Foreigu Secretary, Lord Aberdeen; and Sir Henry Hardirge; and the Duke of Newcastle and Sir Augustus Clifford; some in the stately robes i f their knighthood, some in uniform, some ia the plain ministerial coatame. Aad there is anothernobleinan, conspicuous for being the most military ligure in the aaasmbly, Loid Cardigan?a man who would have been more valued in the old Reman republic than la modern England. Nature played him a scurvy trick when she placed him in a commercial and not in a military empire. Rut few ladies were present, aad, owing to their rwMai(inn in thsa Kai^V a! tlam olmtr oflT-wJnJ fats* portnnities to tbe spectator for recognizing them The Dashem of Sutherland attracted notice from ber superb diamonds, and her more superb beauty; and we were told that the Ducheaa of Hamilton and I the Ducheaaof Buccleuch were present, but found it impossible to catch even a glimpse of tnems * s s s Rarely is a more beautiful' child to be seen ; and ke wnt though IV whale ceremony with an exrmpL- y decorum of IV nuut high bred tlatu *ave thai iMen IV loly drop* touched hi* baby brow tne infant ra**ed Iin y hand* gently toward* hi* Grace qf Canterbury,and hen lei a fall. The crossing ol the brow had now >een done, and England's future King admitted into :hs (3tuistisn fold. # The whole of that imposing ceremony was over ; he epace so lately filled by the presence of Royalty r?? void; and the hum of busy voices, previously titled by respe et, sounded tlirsagh the sacred walls. 'he first thing whish fclt ihe effect of the msment's athusiasm was the water in which the Royal child ad been baptized?valuable for two reasons ; the e to which it bad been put, and the place from hick it hnd been brought?that river in whoie avestbe Savior of the world wan baptized by John, andkerchiets were dipped into the h>nt, to aecure fancied relic of what had nasasd?for it could be ithing but an imaginary relic?and more than one indkerchief waa pressed to the lips in the pass-on 1 a Invalty whieb stayed not to reason of absurdity i it did so. I

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