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of the High Court of Justicary on the missed from the bar. Hugh Anderson, 19th October next.

accused of stealing from a church in James Waddel, of Meadowside, accu- Maybole, sundry tools belonging to car. sed of assaulting James M'Clayman, la penters working there, was, upon his bourer, and severely wounding him with own confession, found guilty, and sen. an axe,-The Jury were unanimous in tenced to transportation for seven years, finding the assault proven; but by a plu. Mary Johnstone, for theft, was, upon rality of voices found that there was no her own perition, banished trom Scol. proof of premeditated malice. He was land for life. Moses M'Kean, for theft, sentenced to be confined two months in was outlawed for not appearing. Masy the jail of Glasgow, and thereafter until M.Kean, his wife, also for theft, was, he pay a fine of L.200 sterling, to be upon her own petition, banished from applied as the High Court of Justiciary Scotland for life. The diet was desert. shall direct, and to find caution to keep ed respecting Rosina Dorrien, also for the peace for three years, under the pe. theft. John M‘William, smith in Chalnalty of L- 500.- John Fraser, now or loch, for murder or culpable homicide, lately residing at Finnart, accused of was recommitted on a new warrant, and forging a letter to obtain re delivery of afterwards liberated on bail. a quantity of herrings, seized from 'n im Dumfries, September 29.-Before Lord by the Excise—the diet was deserted pro Meadowbank. Joshua Brown, butcher loco et tempore.-James Munro and Wilc in Castle-Douglas, accused of sheep. liam M‘Farlane, accused of fraud and stealing, was, upon his own confession, imposition, by enlisting and receiving found guilty, and sentenced to trans. bounties, and concealing that they were portation for seven years. Hugh Dal. apprentices,--the libel was dismissed as las, soldier in the 7zd foot, for forging a irrelevant. The prisoners were recom- receipt for 12 guineas, by Capt. Lacon mitted, but afterwards liberated, on find. of said regiment, whereby he procured ing caution to answer a new action.- the money. The pannei persisted in John Wilson, son of Thomas Wilson, confessing his guilt; and evidence hav. sailor in Port-Glasgow, a boy of 14 years ing been adduced for the farther satisof age, accused of murder or culpable ho. faction of the court and jury, he was un. micide, in killing a boy of the like age, by animously found guilty, but recommend. throwing a brick-bat at him. The Aded to his Majesty's mercy. Sentence of vocate depute passed from the charge of death was pronounced on him.-George murder, and the boy pled guilty, but Turdie, travelling chapman, for forging, added, “ I did not intend it." The jury or uttering notes of the Bank of Eng. found him guilty of culpable homicide, land, knowing them to be forged. The but recommended a lenient sentence, as libel was restricted to his having such the facts libelled appeared to have taken nutes in his custody ; to which charge place in consequence of a boyish quar. the pannel pled guilty, and was sentena rel; he was sentenced to be imprisoned ced to 14 years transportation. Daniel one month in Glasgow jail.-Ann O'. Feggan, and Helen Feggan, bis wife, Brien, late servant to Sam. Thomson, at for uttering base coin, to a small amouni, Achintorlie, and Francis Toal, labourer, were, upon their own petitior, banished accused of theft from the house of the said from Scotland for seven years. Thorson-the dier was deserted simpli. Jedburgh, Oct. 4.—Before the Lord citer against Toal. O'Brien was found Justice Clerk.--Agnes Baillie, and Henguilty, on her own confession, and sen. ry Rutherford, a sheriff-officer, accused tenced to transportation for seven years. of theft and reset of theit. A petition

Ayr, Sept. 24.-Before Lord Meadow. was presented for the former, stating bank. William Burnside and Thomas that she was in a state of insanity, and Taggart, shoemakers in Kilmarnock, now confined in the county asylum for were indicted for entering the house of persons in that situation, and praying a woman in that town, and murdering, that she might be delivered to her father. by means of strangulation, her and her Her situation being proved, the desire servant maid, and thereafter robbing of the petition was granted. The dict the house of a sum of money and va. against Rutherford was deserted pro loco rious articles. The Jury found the libel et tempore, and he was recommitted on not proven, and the parnels were disc a new warrant.




MacisTRATES OF EDINBURGH. 16. At Edisburgh, Mr Thomas Patersons Tuesday, October 4. the Magistrates and merchani, Erinburgh, to Jane, eldest Council walked in procession to the High daughter of Mr James Reid, merchant, Church, where excellent sermon w.s Edinburgh. preached by the Rev. Mr Brunton, one of 17. At Laggan, the Rev. Mr Lachlan the ministers of this city, from Matthew M.Pherson, niinister of Knockando, to' IX. 15. “ And unto one he gave five ta- Miss Penuel Grant. lents, to rDother two, and to another one," 20. Dr Robert Benstead Wright, of &c. After divine service they returned to Southampton, Jamaica, to Nicola, eldest the Council Chamber, when the following daughter of the lace Mr James Watson, Geotlemen were chosen Magistrates for the wrifer to the signet. erisuing year :

20. At Mouse wald Place, the Rev. Tho.

mas Inglis, minister of Lochrution, to JaThe Right Hon. WILLIAM Coulter, Lord Provost.

met, youngest daughter of the late Robert

Henderson, Esq. of Cleugh-heads. Peter Hill, Esq.

21. At Chester, Lord Charles Bentinck, John Turnbuli, Esq.


son to the Duke of Portland, to the Hon. A. C. Younger, Esq.

Miss Seymour. After the ceremony, his Alexander vanners, Esq.

Lordship received orders to proceed to William Calder, Esg, Dean of Guild. Yarmouch, to embark with the expedition Robt. Scott Moncrieff, jun. Esq. Trea- to Spain.

22. At Coldstream, William Scott, Esq. Donald Smith, Esq. Old Provost. writer to the signet, to Miss Jordan of EGeorge White, Esq.

dinburgh. William Tennant, Esq. Çold Bailies.

23 At Inverness, the Rev. Dr Griffith, David Kinnear, Esq.

master of University College, Oxford, to John Gloag, Esq.

Miss Ironside, daughter of the late Rev. James Carfrae, Esq. Old Dean of Guild. William Ironside, and sister to Mrs Grant Thomas Henderson, Esq. Old Treasu- of Rothiemurchus.

28. At Ochtertyre, James Glasford, Esq. Mess. Kincaid M.Kenzie

advocate, to Miss Murray, daughter of the

Merchant William Gilchrist


late Sir William Murray, Bart of OchterRichard Young

tyre. Adam Anderson

Trades George Paton, Esq. of Bedford Square, Wm. Farquharson Counsellors. to Miss Ashmoré. John Auchterlonie, Convener)

Lately, Thomas Heaton Norres, Esq. of Alexander Ritchie

Moswel Hill, Middlesex, to Miss S. Demp

Ordinary James Rennie


ster, eldest daughter of Mr James DempWilliam Sibbald


ster, of Baron House, Mitcham. Robert Hogg

Oct. 1. At. London, Edward MajoriAndrew Wilson

banks, Esq. to Miss Georgiana Lacour, Andrew luglis

third daughter of the late Francis Latour, Alexander Spence

Esq. of Madras,
Charles Smith
Matthew Martin

3. At Leckiebank, Andrew Murray, Extraordinary

Council Robert Clark

younger of Murrayshall, Esq. Advocate,

Deacons. John Aird

to Miss Thomson, daughter of the late ().

liver Thomson of Leckiebank, Esq. Andrew Gardner

3. At Halbeath, Mr Charles Chrystie, Robert Wilson

writer, Stirling, to Isabella, daughter of

Mr Young of Halbeath.

3. Ac Diverswells, Mr John Hooper, Faly 19. At Aberdeen, the Rev. Mr Ro- manager of Sauchie coal-works, to Ann, bert Shirra, Yetholm, to Mary, eldest danghter of Alexander Flint, farmer. daughter of Mr Gibb, merchant, Aberdeen. 5. At Houghton le Spring, Archibald

- At Edinburgh, Mr George Cooke, Jerdon, Esq. of Bonjedward, to Elizabeth, of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, to youngest daughter of the late Robert Millo Miss Lambe, daughter of Lambe, Esq. ner, Esq. of Barnes.

Sept. 14. Mr James Kerr, accountant in 7. At Broughton manse, the Rev. Alex, Glasgow, to Miss Jean Carmalt.

ander Telser, minister of the gospel, John. 15. At London, Major Alexander Mori- stone, to Helen, daughter of the Rev. son, of the Hon. East India Company's ser. Thomas Gray, minister of Broughton. vice, of Gunnersbury Park, Middlesex, to 12. The Rev. Henry Grey, minister of Miss Jane Carnell, youngest daughter of Stencou, to Miss Grey, eldest daughter of John Carnell, Esq. of Sevenoaks, Kent. the deceased Mr Grey, of Millfield-hill.

Oct. 24. At Moffat, Mr Robert Watt,

DEATHS. merchant, Dumfries, to Miss Grace Chrich. 1807. Ort. 17. Ai Cukutta, after a re*. ton ot Moffat.

dence of 26 years, Cap: Henry Thomas 25. Ac Spring Garden, Stockbridge, Mr Spence, of the Diamond Pearl, country kits James Bonthron, to Mary, third daughter sl. This gentleman left Edinburgh at an of the late Mr Edward Simpson.

early period of life, and, after serving

with 26. At Leith, Dr Nimmo of Glasgow, reputation 13 years in the British navy, to Mary, youngest daughter of Thomas went to India, where he acquired a hando Gladstones, Esq. Leith.

some fortune.

1808. Jan. 8. At Onore, Lieut Sportie. BIRTHS.

woude Lawson, of the 14th regt. Madras June 7. At the Cape of Good Hope, the native infantry, second son of the late Wild Lady of John Pringle, Esq. a son and heir. liam Lawson of Cairnmuir, Esq.

July 17. At Grenada, the Lady of suba July 16. At Moutreal, Mrs Eweretta Ross, Esq. ni Clerkscourt, a son.

Jane Richardson, wife of Alexander AuisSept. 3. At Houghton, near Darlington, jo, Esq. the Lady of Major John Valcolm, a son. 20. At Kingston, Jamaica, General Wil.

Ac Highgate, the Lüdy of Walter Car- liam Anne Villettes, Lieutenant Goreino: ruthers, Esq. a daughter.

and Commander in Chicf of the forces in 8. At Capenoch, Lady Kirkpatrick, a son. that island.

12. Ac Shielhill, Forfarshire, Mis Bu. At his estate in Berbice, Alerander chan, a son.

Bruce Morris, Esq. 12. At Aberdeen, Mrs Beaumont, of the At Sierra Leone, Cape. Wm. Murray, or Theatre Royal, Glasgow, a daughter. the Royal York Rangers, commandirg

14. At Kilo, Mrs A. Ballantyne, a son. the detachment in that colony.

15. At Perth, the Lady of Lieut.-Colonel Aug. 2. At Riga, aged 23, Mr George Macquarrie, 73d regiment, a daughter. Forbes, eldest son of Mr John Forbes of

23. At Craigforth, Mrs Callandes, a Upper Boyndlie. He was unfortunately daughter.

drowned while bathing in the river there. 26. Ac Leith Fort, the Lady of Briga- 4. At Charlotte Town, Prince Edward's dier-General Laye, commanding the Roy. Island, in Nova Scotia, Mr Joha Grinly, al Artillery in North Britain, a daughter. merchant there, aged 24 years, eldest soa

26. Ac Hermitage Park, near Leith, the of Mr William Grinly, broker in Leith. Lady of J. A. Borron, Esq a son.

5. At Clif:on, Bristol-Hotwells, aged 27. At Kilmarnock, Mrs Gregory, a son. twenty seven years, Hugh Mair, Esq. Iste

28. At Edinburgh, Mrs Grant, wife of of Friday Street, London, merchant, young. Mr James Grant, writer to the signet, a est son of John Mair, Esq. of Plantation,

near Glasgow, after a severe protracted ill. At Aberdeen, the Lady of Capt. Russell, ness, which be bore with exemplary resig: of the Royal Navy, a daughter.

nation to the divine will, and whose reAt the Grange, the Lady of Lord Henry mains are deposited in the Cathedral Stuart, a son.

Church, Bristol, where a monunient is e At Camberwell'Grove, the Lady of Cap. recting to the memory of this excellen: rain Honyman, Royal Navy, a son.

young man. At Ayton, Mrs Fordyce, jun. a daugh. 15. At Greenock, Mrs Flora Mi a llister, ter.

wife of Mr John M'Allister, merchant, and At Clayhill, the Hon. Mrs Wedderburn, daughter of Alexander M'Allister Esq. a a daughter.

Strathaird. Oct. 3. At Kelly, the Lady of the Hon. Sept. 4. On board his Majesty's shin Major Ramsay, a son.

Phipps, Colonel Charles Williumson, on his 4. At London, the Lady of John Spal- passage home from the Havannah with inding, Esq. of Holm, a son and heir. portant dispatches for Government.

18. The Lady of Dr John Hume, of Ha- 11. At Dundee, Agnes Gibson, spouse milion, a son.

of Patrick Macvicar, one of the ministeri 19. At Newbotile, Lady Harriet An. of Dundee, and daughter of John Gibs-2, cram, a daughter.

minister of Mains, aged 34. 20. At Castlecraig, the Lady of Sir Tho. 13. At Bridgend of Dumfries, Mr Matmas Gibson Carmichael, of Skirling, Burt. thew Jardine, farmer, late in Brecca. a di ughter.

13. At Ednionston, Laurence Brown, 20. A: Blairadam, Mrs Anstruther Thom. Eg of Edmonston, in the 34th year son, Lady of John Anstruther Thomson, his age. Esq. of Charleton, a daughter.

14. At Carlisle, in consequence of a fall 24, At Edinburgh, the Lady of David from his horse, Lieut. Colonel James Calze Boyle, Esq. Solicitor General, a daughter. bell, inspecting Field Officer at that place.


Sept. 14. At Knightsbridge, the Rev. Dr 23. At Hawick, Mr Samuel Hoy, whiteJohn 1 rotier, of the Scots Church in Swal- smith, aged 67. low Street, London, in the 81st year of his 23. At Leith, Mr Matthew Comb, sen. age, and 57th of his ministry.

aged 70 17. At Glenkin, Argyllshirt, in the 90th 27. At Stirling, Mrs Rind, sep. year of his age, Thomas Harkness, Esq. of 27. At Cameron Bunk, near Edinburgh, Clacharz. Mr Harkness was thrice married, Alexander Crawford, fifth son of Mr Crawand hus left behind him fourteen children, ford land surveyor. thirty • seven grand children, and sixteen) 27. At London, aged 54, Mis Fyers, great grand-children, in all sixty seven de- wife of Colonel Fyers. cendants now living. He had the nierit of 27. A: Edinburgh, Mr Charles Innes, being the first who introduced the present writer to the signet. system of sheep-grazing into Cowal. This 28. At Linlithgow, Miss Jane Campbell, mode of farming, with a very inconsidera- daazhter of the late Rev. Mr Hugh Campble capital, enabled him to amass so ample bell, at Islandrie. a fortune, that by his death, five of his sons 28. At Durham, Mrs Elphinston, widow are become landed proprietors in Cowal, of Alexander Elphinston, Esq advocate. and a suitable provision is also late for the 28. In the Fleet Prison, London, where other members of his faniily. His industry, he was confined for a libel on Mr Aris, simplicity of life, and strict attention to eco- governor of Coldbath Fields, Mr Dickie, nomy, were remarkable-his integrity, cha- lite of the Strand, a steady supporter of Sir rity, and unaffected piety truly exemplary. Francis Burdett and his party. The jury His tenants, by whom he was deservedly found him liable in 7001. damages, for which adored, requested and obtained from the he was imprisoned, being unable to pay it. heirs permission to be exclusively the bearers Mr Dickie had been contined five years. of the corpse of their respected master tu 29. At Bath, George Donaldson, Esq. the place of interment; but, from the con- town-clerk of Haddington. course assembled, from various quarters u- At Gijon, the Hon. Capt. Herbert, son pon this occasion, this arrangemen: was un

of the Earl of Caernarvon, who had gone avoidably broke in upon.

out as a volunteer to Spain ; and Mr Creed, 18. Ai Pinnacle hill, Robert Davidson, son to Mr Creed, Navy Agent. The SwalEsq.

low brig having arrived there with some 19. At Littletown of Ardersier, in the vessels to take on board 2000 Merino sheep, 95th year of his age, Andrew Allan, far- presented to his Majesty by the Junta of mer, a truly worthy and honest man. that Principality, a boat put off from her,

20. At Edinburgh, Mrs Douglas of Ca- having on board these gentlemen and on vers, eldest daughter of Hugh scott, Esq. of thers, but upset on the bar, and Capt. H. Gala, and widow of Archibald Douglas, and Mr C. perished. The rest were picked Esq. of Cavers.

up by boats from the shore. 20. Ac Mount Tiviot, John Elliot, Esq. Lately, at London, Richard Porson, Admiral of the Red, and Master of the A.M. Greek Professor of the University of Mint in Scotland.

Canıbridge. He was one of the best scho20. At Gayfield Place, Mrs Margt. Stir- lars in Europe, particularly in Greek liteling, relict of Mr Chas. Robertson, painter in Edinburgh.

Lately, Mr William Metcalf, midship21. Ac Peterhead, Mrs Mary Mackay, man, late of his Majesty's ship Eolus, and daughter of the Hon. Colonel Mackay, son of the Rev. Francis Mecálie of Kirk: lace of Bighouse, and widow of the deceas- bride. ed William Baillie, Esq. of Rosehall.

At Hagley, near Birmingham, the Right 21. At Jerviston, Mrs Cunison, wife of Hon. Wm. Henry Lord Lyukton, aged 84. James Cuniston, Esq. of Jervistoii.

At Rendlesham, the Right Hon. Peter 92. At Dumfries, Miss Jean Williamson, Thellusson, Lord Rendlesham. daughter of Mr David Williamson, mier- At Leeds, Mr Kenip, partner in the chant there.

house of Sanderson and Kemp, linen-dra22. At Edinburgh, John Rae, Esq. sur- pers.--He dropped down dead, while in geon. He was Captain-Commandant of ihe act of leaving his own house on a jourthe Sharpshooters attached to the 1st batt. Dey to Manchester. 2d regt. R.E.V. and was interred with mi. At Cheltenham, Lieut. William Aber. litary honours.

cromby Gordon, of the Royal Artillery 22. At Foyers, Patrick Grant, Esq. of At Wyham, John Grant, Esq. one of the Glenmoriston.

most considerable farmers and graziers 22. Ai Dundee, Mrs Margaret Wardro- in the county of Lincoln, having in his per, relict of Mr James Patrick, late ship- possession, at the tinie of his death, 10,000 master in Dundee, aged 74.

acres of land,




At Northhar, Mrs Elisabeth M'Gilchrist, son, 12 days, who died on the 20, at the aged 93, daughter of the late James M'Gile age of 97. christ, Esq. of Northbar.

15. At Westham, Essex, James AnderOct. 1. Ac Cromarty, Mrs Allan, aged son. L.L.D. of Mounie, in the county of

Aberdeen. He was the author of several 1. At View Park, Bruntsfield Links, works on Agriculture, Political Economy, Miss Jane Inglis, eldest daughter of the and other subjects of general interest. late Mr Jas. Inglis, merchant, Edinburgh. 17. At Wilmslaw, Cheshire, on his way

3. At Winterfield, near Dunbur, Major to London, Lieuc.-Colonel James Paterson, General John Forbes, late of the Hon. of the Hon. the East India Company s serEast India Company's service:

vice. 4. At Garthamlock, Mrs Christian 19. At Musselburgh, Capt. Joho JoheCampbell, widow of Alexander Buchanan, ston, barrack-master. Esq. of Auchmar.

Ac Glasgow, in his 90th year, Mr Ds5. At Mid-shiels, Mrs Johnston, wife of niel Cullen, one of the linen stamp-masteri John Johnston, Esq. Queen Street, Edin- of Glasgow, and brother of the late Dr burgh, and eldest daughter of Archibald William Cullen, Professor of Medicine at Douglas, Esq. of Addeiston.

Edinburgh. 6. At Strathaven, Mr Thomas Durican, At Summerlee, Mr Donald M'Brayne, surgeon there, a gentleman highly respect- late of the East India service. ed for his professional abilities and private At Lower Tooting, Captain King, R. N. virtues.

Governor of New South Wales. 10. At Glasgow, Mrs Cecilia Gairdoer, Ac Bath, Major John Duddingstone, wife of Mr James Calder, merchani. 28th regiment.

11. At Whitehaven, Joseph Harriman, At London, Andrew Yule, Esq. late of Esq.

Kingston, Jamaica. 14. A: Manse of Dalry, Mrs Mary Ful- Ai Bath, James Maver Grant, Esq. bar. Jarton, wife of the Rev. John Thonison. rister, eldest son of Charles Grant, Esq. of

14. At Perth, Mrs Isobel Wilson, relict the Island of St Vincent. of Mr John Scotland, merchant there, aged At

--, Dowager Lady Myddleton, is 85. She only survived her sister, Mrs Ali

her 78th year.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. We are much obliged to Timon for the information he has given us, of which we shall carefully avail ourselves; though, from different considerations, it does not appear necessary to communicate it to our readers.

We shall avail ourselves, in part at least, of the communications of Glotianus.
The Poem on Arthur Seat is unavoidably postponed till our next.
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