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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1779, Sunday, May 2, 1830.

[His Majesty's Health]

The town continues full of anxiety and alarm upon the subject of his Majesty's heath. The effect upon the public feeling has been, as it ought to be, universal and powerful; for, undoubtedly, among the many monarchs who have swayed the sceptre of Great Britain, we have had few more deservedly popular and beloved than George the Fourth. An ardent lover of his country, without the slightest tinge of despotism in his nature, he has conciliated the affections of all his subjects, and stands upon the immovable basis of a patriot king. That such a reign should be drawing to its close, must fill every honest breast with sorrow; and yet we fear that his Majesty's health is in that state, that though it may occasionally fluctuate and rally, and be subject to temporary alleviations of disorder, there little prospect of its being finally restored.
The following Bulletin (which we have just received), we lament to say, is far from being favourable:—
Windsor Castle, May 1.
" The King felt himself better all day yesterday; but his Majesty has passed an indifferent night
(Signed) "H. Halford.?
"M. Tierney."
Messengers were passing to and from Windsor yesterday in rapid succession; and it is greatly apprehended that his Majesty's symptoms have assumed rather an alarming appearance. St. James's Palace was actually besieged with individuals anxious to see the Bulletin, which was not exhibited till half-past Two o'clock. When the doors were opened the rush was very great.
We refer our readers to another part of the paper for the particulars of his Majesty's health during the week.