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june 11. At Howdeni, Alet. Cleghorn, was taken into business by one of his own Esq. Inspector-General of Imports and Ex- relations. Here be recommended himsell ports for Scotland, to Margaret, eldest so much by his obliging deportment, by his daughter of Thomas Farquharson, Esq. of fidelity, punctuality, and accuracy, that he Howden.
soon rendered himself necessary to his em
ployers, and ultimately took the lead in one DEATHS.
of the most respectable West India concerns
in the city. His mind seemed to expand April 1. In Sloane Street, London, Capt. with his circumstances, and his generous John Moir, of the 22d regiment.
and liberal spirit is well known to a nume20. At his house in Queen Anne Street, rous circle of respectable friends and assoLondon, in the 45th year of his age, Colonel ciates, as well as to the community at large. Mitchell, of the 51st regiment. This gal. He was most ample and exemplary in his lant officer served several campaigns in the charities, and gave encouragement to all Peninsula, under the Duke of Wellington, those institutions, so creditable to the place with great credit and distinction, and lastly of his residence, which have for their obat the memorable battle of Waterloo, where ject the general interests of humanity as he commanded á brigade of infantry. well as the relief of individual distress. In
23. At Pittodrie, Mrs Grace Knight particular, he took a warm interest and a Erskine, the wife of Lleut-Colonel Knight fatherly charge of the Highland society, as Erskine of Pittodrie.
well as of the Gaelic schools, and his me26. At Rozelde, Dame Lady Hamilton mory will long live in the hearts of the Cathcart, of Bourtreehill and Rozelle, aged members of these institutions. Although 17 years, relict of Sir John Cathcart of cut off, almost in the prime of life, he may Catheart of Carleton.
be said to have lived long by the energy At Vanceiville, Virginia, John Pols and activity he displayed in the improve. lok, Esq. of Logiegreen, W. S.
ment of his talents and opportunities ; by 27. At Gorton, Mrs Rachael Spottiswoode, the good which he has done ; and by the relict of Archibald Robertson of Bedlay, happy effects which it is to be expected may Esq. and daughter of the deceased John still ensue from his useful labours and ex. Spottiswoode of Spottiswoode, Esq.
ertions. He has left an amiable wife, and 30. At Balgillo, aged 22 years, Marga- a numerous family, with many interesting ret, daughter of Captain Matthew Burns, friends and relations, to lament his loss; and of his Majesty's 81th regiment.
he will be long remembered in the society At Carluke, the Rev. Ebenezer Daw. to which he belonged as an amiable and son, minister of the Associate congregation excellent man, and a most useful and active there, in the 34th year of his age, and se- citizen. venth of his ministry.
6, Al Killenure House, near Athlonc, in - At Kilmarnock, Mr Wm. Gregory, Ireland, the Lady of Major Alcx. Murray, merchant, in the 76th year of his age and Cringletie, sinccrely lamented by all who at Alexandria, in Virginia, March 12th, his had the pleasure of her acquaintance; and fourth son, Peter Mallard Gregory, a very of whose active benevolence the loss will be promising young man, after a short illness, long and severely felt by the poor in her in the 20th year of his age.
neighbourhood, whom she assisted in sick. 31. In the 77th year of his age, much and ness and supported in health, and whose justly regretted, Jas. Baird, Esq. of Broom- children she educated in a school instituted park, formerly of Virginia.
and maintained at her own expence. May 2. At his own house, in St Vincent 8. At her father's house, Somerset Place, place, Glasgow, in the 50th year of his age, London, of a rapid consumption, in the 25th Alexander Campbell, Esq. of Stallyards, af- year of her age, Susan Boone, only daughter a short but severe illness, which he sus. ter of John Deas Thomson, Esq. one of the tained with Christian fortitude and resigna Commissioners of his Majesty's navy. tion. This Gentleman affords us a plea- Suddenly, at Rozelle, James Crichsant specimen of the distinction and opu. ton, Esq. factor to the Earl of Eglinton, lence with which the exercise of undeviaand one of the Magistrates of Irvine. ting and persevering industry, fidelity, and 9. At Longtown, James Walker, Esq. integrity, in the creditable pursuits of com- Principal Clerk of Session. merce is often crowned, even in this part of 11. At Auldhouse, Peter Murdoch, Esq. the united kingdom. Mr Campbell was
aged 84. born in Perthshire, from respectable pa- At Morar-house, Mrs Macdonald of rents, who were connected with some of the Morar, first families of his name, At an early pe. 13. At Dalry Lane, Mr Wm.'Roughead, riod of life he came to Glasgow, where he ag d 70 years.
May 14. At Turin, where she had gone 26. In the 820 year of his age, Thos. Salt,
June 4. At Brucefield-house, Clackman.
wife of Lieut. Col. Dalgleish of Dalbeath,
Esq. of Sands, aged 44, much and deserved.
At his house in Hart Street, Jota
suavity of manners. He prosecuted -
success, and his inward piety corresponda
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INDEX for 1817.
Essays, Extracts, &c.
CCIDENTS, account of Bread, on making it from ministering unlawful oaths,
British Army, effective Cretins of Saltsburgh, ac-
Burns, description of a mau- Curious examination of a
Byron and Scott, French re. ry Court, 193
Byron, Lord, review of his count of his new-invented
ciety, proceedings of the, of, for sedition, 417
Dymock's edition of Ovid
Eccentricities for Edinburgh,
view of observations on, 42 Edinburgh,—description of
Canals in England and Wales, sures for relief of the la.
of the Charity Workhouse
Canine madness, observa- for 1815, 23—Description
of the Roman Catholic Cha.
Carr Rock, account of the pel, 83—Proceedings of the
516—Report of the public
Courts in England, burgh, description of, 83 ill-Plan of a proposed
discourses on Christian re. for 1816, 168—Report on
the prevalence of Typhus
labouring classes in, 490
Commons, House of, offices for, 252
teaching adults to read, 424
nation on the treat. Craniology, Gall and Spurz- dinburgh, 3
Letter heiin's system of, 243- Epitaphs and sepulchral in.
trial of Wm. Edgar for ad. 496
Fees to the King's servants Literature, German, notices ing bread from damage
-, American, stand. Philips, Sir Richard, corres
pondence between him and
Italian, present Earl Bathurst relative to
thematical and Physical
Men, advantages of Science, 206
Bards of Britain, revier de
who slept nearly six weeks, Poetry, remarks from the
French on that of Scott and
Poison-tree of Java, account
don, queries proposed by the progress of, 53, 85, Poor in London, manner 1
157, 292, 326, 408, 488 which they were supported
of, biographical notice of, 169
Potatoes, importance of
Dumfries, description of, Printing, earliest establic-
ments of, and names of
land, proceedings of, 510 Meteorological table kept at al Institution of Sciences a
Queries proposed by the
Rain • gages in Edinburgda
last two years, 40
Royal Society of Edinbora
North Pole, on the probabi- 405, 516
winter, by way of Spitz- stitution for encourage
from the study of, 97 Owen, Mr, review of his them, 487
kind, by banishing poverty, pamphlets on the su
and literary institutions, gress of, 53, 85, 175,
age of, from the Unis
he Crowns to that of the Seditious meetings, abstract Steam Frigate in America,
report of the French In.
stitute on, 292
Sedition, trials for, at Edin. Switzerland, establishment
for education in, 252, 364
and of his quarrel with the called, 431
Schools of Indostan, 277
-Institution in England
Tuckey, Captain, biographic
second report on, 121
ARTHUR'S SEAT, contem.
Lines to the memory of Miss Song, my Love! I will trem.
ble for thee, 136
to the memory of the
Proceedings of Parliament.
ADVOCATE, Lord, of Scot- Bank of England, statement gainst the Habeas Corpus
suspension act, 303_Al.
tercation between him and