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nounced in the Moniteur, of date Paris, June 3. "The Prince Arch Chancellor of the Empire having yesterday gone to the palace of her Majesty the Queen of Holland, there declared, that the will of his Majesty the Emperor and King was, that the Prince born to their Majesties the King and Queen of Holland, on the 28th of April last, should receive the name of Charles-Louis Napoleon; of which a formal deed was drawn up, in presence of the Emperor's mother, the Queen of Holland, the Grand Duchess of Berg, &c."

June 18. At Gunsgreen, Mrs Robertson of Prenderguest, a son.

19. At London, the Countess of Abingdon, a son.

20. At Redbourne, Lincolnshire, the Lady Lord William Beauclerk, a son. 21. Mrs Graham Stirling, of Duchray and Auchyle, a daughter.

23. At Edinburgh, Mrs Nairne, a son. 26. At ditto, the Lady of the Hon. Archibald Macdonald, a son,

- At Belmont Castle, the Lady of Sir George Prevost, Captain of his Majesty's ship Saracen, a daughter:

July 2. At Dunnichen House, Mrs Soper Dempster, of Skibo, a daughter.


3. Mrs Hamilton of Fairholm, a daugh

3. At Glasgow, Lady Janet Buchanan, a daughter.

3. At Darnhall, the Hon. Mrs Oliphant Murray, a son.

9. At Gilston House, Fifeshire, the Lady of Major General Moncrieff, a daughter. 4. At Barrogill Castle, the Countess of Caithness, a son.

4. At London, the Lady of Major General the Hon. Alexander Høpe, a son.

- At Edinburgh, Mrs Bryce, wife of Mr James Bryce, surgeon, a daughter.

13. At Lee, Mrs Lockhart, a son, who died next day.

16. At Inveresk, the Lady of Lieut. Colonel Thomas Inglis, a still-born son. DEATHS.

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Lately, in the East Indies, Mr Alexander Walker, surgeon of his Majesty's ship Seaflower, son of Mr Robert Walker, printer, Edinburgh,

Sept. 3. Mr George Simpson, First Lieutenant of the Fox frigate, and second son of the Rev. William Simpson, of Edinburgh. When gallantly leading a boarding party in a late enterprize at Batavia, he received a musket ball in the neck, and instantly expired. He was a young officer, of the highest promise.

Oct. 11. In the island of Linteen, in China, Dugald Campbell, Esq. fourth son of the late Dugald Campbell of Carradale, Esq

22. In India, Mr David Fleming, surgeon on board his Majesty's ship Culloden. March 24. At Demerary, Alexander Fra ser, Esq. of Goodintent, late resident Commissary at St Kitt's.

28. At Savannah-la-Mar, Jamaica, Capt.

April. At Grand Bacolet, Granada, Mr
William-Christie M'Vey.

May. At Montrose, Mr James Caird,

24. At Stirling, Mr George Wingate, merchant.

Lately, at Dublin, Mrs Ford, wife of

Ford, Esq. of the county of Down, and eldest daughter of the late Rt. Hon. William Brownlow. She went, in apparent good health, to the rout of Mrs Loftus Tottenham ;-while seated at the cardtable, she found herself suddenly indisposed, and being near her accouchement of her twenty-first child, considerable alarm was excited; but finding herself much recovered, she yielded to the natural impulse of wishing to be in her own house on such an occasion, and was conveyed into her coach, accompanied by her sister the Countess of Powerscourt, and her son; but, before they arrived at her house, she was dead.

June 1. At Mauchline, Miss Jane Rouet, sister to the late Professor Rouet, Glasgow.

4. At Gluncullen, near Kilternan, in the county of Dublin, aged 109 years, three months, and seventeen days, Valentine Walsh, farmer. This venerable patriarch enjoyed a perfect state of health until a few days of his death, was a keen sportsman, and a constant companion of the famous Johnny Adair of Kilternan.

5. At Edin. Mr William Haig, baker, Potterrow.

6. At Edinburgh, Mr Edward Simpson, of the Hotel, Prince's Street, aged 47.

9. At ditto, Mr Thomas Dunlop, merchant there.

9. At ditto, Mrs Helen Allan, spouse of Mr William Forrest, land surveyor.

9. At Newhaven, Anna Mitchell, eldest daughter of Mr George Mitchell, Secretary to the Royal Bank.

9. Lillias Coats, wife of George Scott, Esq. of Boghali.

10. At Blairhall, Margaret Elizabeth, second daughter of James Ranaldson Dickson, Esq. of Blairhall.

11. At Glasgow, in the 88th year of her age, Mrs Catharine Hutchison, relict of Mr John Robertson, merchant, Glasgow.

12. At Douglas, Isle of Man, the Hon. Andrew Forbes of Brux, Captain in the Royal Manx regiment of foot, and brother of Lord Forbes


June. At Clifton, the seat of the Countess of Orkney, the Right Hon. Lady Ann O'Brien, daughter of the late William Earl of Inchiquin, and Anne Countess of Orkney, in her 89th year.

-. Vice Admiral Sir James Kempthorne. - At Calderbank, Jane, youngest daugh. ter of George Monro, of Calderbank, Esq. At Lancefield, near Glasgow, Mr James Inglis, hat manufacturer.

7. At Skerry, John Mackay Esq. Capt. of the Volunteer Company in the parish of Tongue.

7. At Bristol, Mrs Laidlaw, wife of William Laidlaw, Esq. of Allantown, writer in Dumfries.

8. At Belhaven, Mrs Marion Hepburn, relict of William Sandilands, Esq. of Barnyhill.

9. At Rock Villa, near Glasgow, Robert Græme, Esq. Sheriff-substitute of Lanarkshire, much and justly regretted.

9. At Ochiltree, John M'Gregor, in the 92d year of his age, being the oldest man in that parish.

10. At Kilmarnock, Miss Janet Paterson. 10. At Peebles, Mrs Katherine Brunton, wife of William Brunton; surveyor of taxes there.

13. At Anstruther Easter, Mr James Ballantyne, Land-surveyor of the Customhouse there.

At Corrybrough, James M'Queen, third son of Donald M`Queen, of Corry brough.

14. At Ayr, Mr James Gray.

17. At Edinburgh, Mrs Charlotte Wood, wife of Rollo Gillespie, Esq. and daughter of the deceased John Wood, Esq. late Governor of the isle of Man.

17. At ditto, aged 90 years, Mr John M'Intyre, for many years a teacher of the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, a worthy man, much regretted by his numerous acquaintances.

17. At ditto, Miss Helen Ferguson. 18. At Irongray, John Wauch, labourer, aged 83; and, about 12 hours afterwards, Mary Stott, his wife, aged 82. They had been married upwards of sixty years.

19. At London, Alexander Dalrymple, Esq. F. R. S. and A. S. aged 71, only survi ving son of the late Sir James Dalrymple, Bart. of Hailes, and many years hydrographer to the Board of Admiralty.

20. At Edinburgh, Mrs Jane Thomson, wife of Mr George Irving, one of the Masters of the High School, aged twenty-six; and on the 24th, John Irving, her infant child, nine days old.

21. At ditto, Mrs Christian Scott, widow of the deceased Alexander Leith of Freefield, Esq.

24. At ditto, Mr Alex. Michie, accountant.

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At Bath, Colonel Lambert, formerly of the East India Company's service,' Bengal.

At Greenwich, aged 76, Lieutenant General William Borthwick, of the Royal Artillery.

July 1. At Ayr, Charles M'Miken Buchan, Esq. of Killantringan, whose private virtues, and respectability of character, make him most sincerely regretted by an extensive circle of friends and relations.

2. At Kingsbarns, in the 64th year of his age, and 38th of his ministry, the Rev. Robert Arnot, D.D. minister of that parish, Professor of Divinity in St Mary's College, and Rector of the University of St Andrew's.


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friends. They were met at the east end of the bridge by the rest of the company invited on the occasion, comprehending, besides a number of the neighbouring gentry, the greater part of the respectable inhabitants of the place. The Magistrates, attended by the proper officers, preceded the hearse, and a party of the Dunkeld and Stormont volunteers, who are now here on permanent duty, lined the streets. The crowd which attended was immense; men, women, and children, every one vied with another in pushing forward to witness the closing scene; they all seemed to have an interest in what was going forward, and anxious to bid their last adieu to one whom they had justly considered as their friend and benefactor. But the circumstance which above all others, will convey the best idea of the public feeling on this occasion is, that, without any orders to that effect, or the most distant hint from his friends that it would be agreeable, every warehouse and shop in the public streets, throughout the whole town, was shut during the funeral; this was an unprecedented mark of respect, and added peculiar solemnity to the scene.

The following tribute to his memory is communicated in a letter from Perth, af date July 19." It is impossible to convey an adequate idea of the sorrow and regret universally produced in this place by the death of our late chief Magistrate, Mr Marshall of Glenalmond. His funeral, which was very a singular one, took place this afternoon. His remains were brought from his late residence, Bower's Well Lodge, near Kinnoul, in a hearse drawn by six horses, attended by his near relatives, together with his Grace the Duke of Atholl, Sir Alex. Muir M'Kenzie, Colonel Murray of introse, Provost Caw, and a few other

"As a Magistrate, his memory will long live in the hearts of his townsmen. Without the slightest disparagement to his colleagues in the Magistracy and Council, it may be remarked, that it is impossible to turn the eye to any quarter in this town, or its environs, without some remarkable remembrance of Provost Marshall coming in view. He had a particular pleasure in planning out, and a particular energy and vigour in executing, whatever appeared to him as calculated to ornament, improve, or be in any respect beneficial to his native city. Schemes which, from obstacles of various kinds, would have appeared impracticable to most men, his prudence, exertion, and perseverance speedily effected. As a private gentleman, he was no less respected and beloved-affable, courteous, and pleasing in his manners, he was a barbarian indeed who could be at enmity with him. To say more in the way of eulogium on his character, either in public or private life, is very unnecessary-a stranger, who had never before heard of him, could appreciate it more justly, by witnessing the unaffected griefs which every countenance expressed among the thousands who atten ded him to his grave, than any feeble impression of it our pen can convey.

"He was a man, take him for all in all, "I shall not look upon his like again." A subscription has been opened at Perth, to raise a sum of money for the purpose of erecting a monument to the memory of the late Provost Marshall. The paper


was opened by a subscription of 100 guineas from the public revenue of the cityNumbers among the lower classes are anxious to be allowed to subscribe their mite -a satisfaction which, we dare say, will not be denied them.

July 15. At Clackmannan, Mrs Frances Hay, relict of John Edmonstone, Esq. of Cambuswallace.

15. At Ladrishbeg, aged 81, Mrs Ewing, relict of Alex. Ewing, of Nether Balloch, Dumbartonshire.

16. At Aberdeen, Mrs Mortimer, wife of Mr Wm. Mortimer merchant.

17. At Leith, Mr Alex. Crichton, late coachmaker in Edinburgh.

17. At Paisley, Mr Matthew Montgomerie, aged $2.

18. At Prestonkirk, the Rev. Daniel Macqueen, forty years minister of that pa. rish, esteemed and sincerely regretted by all who knew him.


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19. At Edin, in his 87th year, John Bland, Esq. some time one of the Lessees, and many years treasurer of the Edinburgh Theatre. He was uncle to Mrs Jordan, and had been. a Cornet of Dragoons, and a Barrister, in his youth, but his predilection for the stage made him forsake every other profession.

21. At Harrowgate, Alex. Strachan, Esq. of Tarry, in Forfarshire.

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20. At Edinburgh, in his 56th year, Henry Wm. Tytler, M.D. the translator of Callimachus.

20. At Ayr, James, son of Wm. Cowan Esq. banker.

At Kilkenny, Lieut.-Gen. Eyre Power Trench, brother to the late Earl of Clancarty.

At Corke, Lieut. Pratt, of the 5th regiment. He was handing his father, whe had come from Kinsale to see him, out of the transport, when his foot slipped, and he fell overboard, and rose no more. He was a fine young man, equally distinguished for his humanity and bravery. At Oxford, the Rev. Owen, one of the chaplains of Christ Church College. He shot himself with a horse pistol. He was a young man of an excellent character, and in easy circumstances, and no cause can be assigned for the rash act.

At- Capt. Campbell, formerly of the 52d Highlanders. He was supposed to be the last surviving officer who fought with the immortal Wolfe.

On the passage from Lymington to Yarmouth, Mr Rogers, banker, at Newport; by the imprudence of a man in getting up the mast, to release the haulyards, the boat was upset, and Mr Rogers unfortunately drowned.

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Errata in our last.

P. 421. col. 1. 1. 25. for Marcomannie read Marcomannie.
P. 441. col. 2. L. 9. for wild read mild.


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