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CIVIL APPOINTMENTS.

est daughter of 'the late Mr Adie of AuchWhitehall, Dec. 3.—The King has been tenny. pleased to order a Congé d'Elire to pass

30. At Edinburgh, Walter Mitchell

, Esq. the Great Seal, empowering the Dean and surgeon, Royal Lanarkshire militia, to Miss Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Ro Alicia Drummond, daughter of the late De chester to elect a Bishop of that See, the John Drummond of the island of Jamaica. same being void by the translation of the Dec. 1. At Linlithgow, Mr William Sala Right Rev. Father in God Thomas, late mond, writer, to Margaret, eldest daughBishop thereof, to the See of Ely; and his

ter of the late Dugald Campbell of EderMajesty has also been pleased to recom

line, Esq. mend the Rev. Walker King, Doctor in

- At Edinburgh, John Brodie, Esq. Divinity, to be elected Bishop of the said late of the Royal Navy, to Charlotte, els See of Rochester,

dest daughter of Mr. Charles Bowman, wriWhitehall, Nov. 26.-The King has been ter, Edinburgh. pleased to grant to the Hon. William Har

2. At ditto, Thomas Burns, Esq. W. S. court, the office of Gentleman and Master

to Mrs Inglis, widow of the late Wm. laof his Majesty's Robes, in the room of glis, Esq. of Harden Green. James Lord Selsey, deceased.

6. At ditto, Archibald Graham CampDowning-Street, Nov. 29.—The King bell, Esq. of Shiryan, 10 Agnes, youngest has been pleased to appoint the Hon. Fran- daughter of Robert Hunter, Esq. of Thurscis Nathaniel Burton to be LieutenantGovernor of the province of Lower Cana

6. At ditto, Dr Colin Rogers of Madras, da, in America.

to Mary, daughter of Luke Fraser of Glen. – To appoint Henry Bentinck, Esq. to maid,

Esq. be Governor and Commander in Chief of 9. At Bath, Major-Gen. William Madox the settlements of Demerara and Essequibo. Richardson, to Mrs Scott, widow of the

-To appoint Chas. Bentinck, Esq. to be late David Scott, Esq. of the island of AgGovernor and Commander in Chief of the tigua. settlement of Surinam.

At London, Thomas Ayton, Esq. son -io appoint Lord Amherst to be Am- of Gen. Ayton, to Miss Campbell, eldest bassador extraordinary and Minister pleni. daughter of Major-General Dugald Camppotentiary to the Court of Sicily.

bell. The King has been pleased to present

At Guernsey, the Hon. Willoughby Ber. the Rev. David Watson to the church of tie, of the Royal Navy, to Miss C. Jane Leuchars, vacant by the death of Mr Tho- Saunders, lately known as Miss Fisher, the mas Kettle, late minister there. -To present tjne Rev. Cameron to

Sir George Bowyer, Bart. to Miss Dou. the church of Monzie, vacant by the death glas, eldest daughter of the late Sir Anof Mr Ralph Taylor.

drew Snape Douglas. -To present the Rev. David Cannon to

At North Yarmouth, Capt. Bradby, of the church of Murroes, vacant by the death his Majesty's ship Calypso, son of Admiral of Mr Alexander Imlach.

Bradby, to Miss Catherine Douglas, second daughter to Admiral Douglas, Commander

in Chief at Yarmouth. MARRIAGES.

At Glynn, Captain Walker, 42d regiOct. 20. Ac Edinburgh, Lieut. Patrick ment, and Brigade Major to the forces in Blair, to Janet, daughter of the late Capt. Ireland, to Miss Penelope Leslie Johnston, Robert Scott of Lasswade.

daughter to the late Adam Johnston, Esq. Nov. 13. At Dunmore, near Londonder- of Glynn. Ty, James Law, Esq. of the Hon. East India Company's civil service, Bombay, to

BIRTHS. Miss M. 1,aw, youngest daughter of Wil- July 18. At Demerara, the Lady of liam Law, Esq.

Lieutenant William Gordon, of the Royals, 21. Ac St Andrews, Mr John Gray, mer- a daughter. chine in Dundee, to Miss Agnes Methven, 10. In the island of St Christophers, the St Andrews.

Right Hon. Lady Cranstoun, a daughter. 25. The Rev. Patrick Maxwell, to Miss Oct. 11. At Fredericton, New BrunsSawbridge, daughter of the late J. Saw- wick, the Lady of Major. General Hunter, bridge of Olontigh, Esq.

young Roscia.

28. William Roberts, Esq. banker, Dun- Nov. 3. At Bromley, Mrs Ford of Findee, to Margaret, eldest daughter of John haven, a daughter. Baxter, Esq. of Idvies, Forfrshire.

20. At Beverley, the wife of Major Hart, 30. At Forfar, the Rev. John Murray of aide-de-camp to Gen. Vyse, a daughter, her Barrymuir, to Miss Margaret Adie, young- eighth child.

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Nov. 21. Viscountess Arbuthnot, a son. , At Bristol, Maria, daughter of Evan

23. At Edinburgh, Mrs Craufuird, wife Baillie, Esq. M. P. for that city. of Mr Archibald Craufuird, writer to the Nov. 11. At Forbes Lodge, Gifford, Mrs signet, a son.

Hay. 23. At Rosebank, Mrs Scott, a son.

-. At Camberwell, aged 84, Tho. Wil26. At Edinburgh, Mrs Cuchcart, wife son, Esq. late Chief Justice of the island of of Mr Robert Cathcart; writer to the sig: Dominica. net, a son.

- At Rican Langborne, the Rev. John 26. The Lady of Robert Stewart, Esq. of Whitaker, author of the history of M&DAlderston, a son.

chester, the history of Mary Queen of Scots, 26. At Parcon, in Galloway, Mrs Scott, and other publications of some celebrity, wife of William Scott, Esq. of Wimpson, in At the manse of Leuchars, in Fife, the Hampshire, a son.

Rev. Thomas Kettle, minister of that pa. Dec. 1. At Leith, the wife of Mr John rish, in the 68th year of his age, and 34th of Cochrane, Surgeon in the Royal Navy, a his ministry. son.

15. At Edinburgh, aged 92, Mr Charles 7. At the Admiralty, London, the Right Smith, glover, Deacon of the locorporation Hon. Lady Mulgrave, a son.

of Furriers, much regretted. 8. At Relugas, the Lady of Thomas 16. At Falkirk, Mrs Falconer, wife of Lauder Dick, Esq. younger of Fountainhall, Capt. Falconer, and niece of the late Sir a daughter.

John Gordon of Embo, Bart. 12. At Carbrook, Mrs Campbell, a son. 17. At Stirling, Walter Moir Banks, only 12. Ac Conheach, Mrs Connel, a daugh- surviving son of Robert Banks, Esq. of

Craig head. 14. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Patrick

17. At Mount Riddel, Miss Mary Miles Turrie, Esq. a son.

Riddel, second daughter of the late Thomas At Stagbury, in Surry, the Right Hon. Miles Riddel, Esq. of Mount Riddell. Lady Margaret Walpole, a son.

18. At Edinburgh, aged 68, Mr George Ac Bath, the Lady of Sir John Louis, of Reid, printer. the Royal Navy, a son.

18. John Swan, Esq. of Prestonhalt, Al Warkworth, the Lady of Henry Da Fifeshire. vid Erskine, Esq. younger of Mar, a son. 18. Ac Edinburgh, Miss Henrietta Hope,

Ac Taunton, the Lady of Captain Ba- daughter of the late Hon. Charles Hope chanan, 19th lighe dragoons, a daughter. Weir of Craigiehall.

Ac Fryern House, the Lady of Sir Wil- 19. At Hawick, William Oliver, Esq. jiam Johnston, Bart, of Caskieben, a daugh- 'merchant.

19. At Colintos, Miss Marjory Hay, At Riddel, Lady Frances Buchanan Rid. daughter of John Hay, Esq. Pitsaur. del, a daughter.

19. At Dundee, Mrs Jobson, widow of Ac Edinburgh, Mrs M‘Farlane of Bal- the late Robert Jobson, Esq. banker, Danill, a son and heir.

dee. at Inverness, the Lady of Lauchlan M- 21. At Leith, in the 78th year of his age, Gillivray, Esq. a son.

Mr Geo. Ritchie, shipmaster; a man whose

general character made him deservedly beDE ATHS.

loved and esteemed by all who knew him. On his way from Bombay to Madras, by 21. At Falkirk, Mrs Jean Whyt, relict a stroke of the sun, Richard Arthur Wolfe, of the Rev. John Belfrage, late minister of Lieutenant in the 47th foot, second cousin the Associate congregation tbere. of Lord Kilwarden.

21. At Dumfries, Mrs Agnes Maxwell, At St Thome, in India, William Todd, wife of Mr George Johnston, of the coffeeEsq. senior surgeon of the forces at Hydra- house there. bad, son of the deceased Andrew Todd, 22. At Edinburgh, the Rev. Donald Esq. of Feahl.

Macintosh, of che old Scots Episcopal Aug. 10. At Spanishtown, Jamaica, Mr church, the last of the nonjuring clergy of Hercules Carnichael, chird son of Dr Car. Scotland. michael, physician, Port Glasgow.

22. At Pitcaithley Wells, Mrs Clark, . In Dominica, John Laing, Esq. eldest tenant there, son of Thomas Laing, Esq. Haddo.

23. At Chapel, East Lothian, William Sept. 8. At Philadelphia, William Sand- Hamilton, Esq. younger of Bangour, ford, Esq, of the Bank of l'enosylvania, 23. At Edinburgh, Miss Emilia Aytone and formerly of the Inner Temple, London. Torry, eldest daughter of Mr Archibald

Brig. Gen. Hughes, Lieut.-Col. of the Torry, merchant these. $7th regiment, and Governor of Surinam. 23. At ditto, Gilbert Meason of MoreLady 'Trail, relict of Sir John Trail. dun, Esq. aged 83.

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Nov. 28. At Taybank, near Perth, John victory on the memorable 1st of June, for
Stewart, Esq. Surgeon-General of the are which he received a pension of 1000 l. a-
my in the West Indies during part of the year.
American war.

29. At Huttonhall, Miss Hester Johnston,
24 At Edinburgh, the Rev. Duncan third daughter of Robert Johnston, Esq.
Mackay, late acting chaplain of his Majes- 29. At Sc Monance, Mrs Isabel Low,
ty's troups on the establishment of Madras. relice of Mr John Mackie, merchant there,
Mr Mackay, having returned from India at the advanced age of 97 years.
some years ago, with a moderate fortune, 30. At Carthagena, Mrs Butler, wife of
he chose to express the respect which he Mr Joseph Butler, late merchant, Dumfries,
always retained for that ancient seat of 30. At London, Capt. Thomas Reed, 33d
learning, where he had received his educa- regiment of foot.
tion, by founding a new Bursary in the 30. At Glasgow, Gilbert Hamilton, E«q.
United College of St Andrew's, and vest- In the Temple prison at Paris, Marshat
ing the patronage thereof in his chief, Lord Brune, on the fifth day of his confinement:
Reay. Having communicated his inten- It was supposed he was poisoned. Bona-
tion, and corresponded with the College parte was so much dissatisfied with him
upon the subject, he lately lodged 3001. in for having allowed the Swedes to escape
the hands of the Agent for the College; from Stralsund, that he said he would have
but he died before the necessary deeds were him shot if he were not a Marshal of
extended, and he left them to be executed France.
by his trustees. The University of St An- At Gloucester, in his 77th year, Sir
drew's regret that, by the unexpected death Charles Saxton, Bart. of the Royal Navy,
of Mr Mackay, they are prevented from and late Commissioner at Portsmouth.
conferring upon him those academical ho- At Bath, Mrs Drummond, widow of the
nours to which he was well entitled, both Rev. Mr Henry Drummond of Fawley.
by the respectability of his general charac- At Weymouth, aniversally regretted, the
ter, and by this munificent testimony of his Rev. Dr James Ogilvie, in the 64th year of
zeal in the cause of literature ; and that the his age, one of his Majesty's Chaplains, son
only tribute they can pay to the memory of the late Mr James Ogilvie, one of the
of their benefacior, is the insertion of this ministers of Aberdeen.
paragraph in a permanent periodical publi- Ac Prospect House, Fareham, Hants,
cation, where his generosity will stand re- Captain Loring, Royal Navy, commanding
corded

the sea-fencibles of that district; a wor24. At Dumfries, aged 16, Mr James thy man and an excellent officer. Maxwell, fifth son of Wellwood Maxwell, Lately, at Dundee, aged 88, Mr James Esq. of Barncleugh.

Dick, collector of the window and house 24. At Stirling Castle, Mrs Captain duty. Fraser.

At Paisley, the Rev. Samuel Kinloch, in 25. At Fort William, Frances Hay Mae- the 73d year of his age, and 40th of his midonald, daughter of Lieut.-Col Macdonald, nistry. Inspecting Field-Officer there.

Dec. 2. At Edinburgh, Mrs Monypen25. Mis Hamilton, wife of William Ha- ny, wise of David Monypenny, Esq. of Pitmilton, Esq. of Bothwell Park.

milly, advocate, and daughter of the late 25. At Edinburgh, aged 21, Mr Alex. Andrew Stewart, of Auchluncart, Esq. wriRyrie, eldest son of the deceased Mr Do. ter to the signet. nald Ryrie, late merchant in Edinburgh. 3 At Glasgow, George Bogle, Esq. aged

25. At ditto, aged 62, Mrs Jean Fraser, 76. Teliet of the late Mr John Mackay, shore- 3. At the nyapse of Lochnaben, the Rev. master of Inverness.

Henry Laurie, after a short illness, in the 27. At ditto, Mrs Helen Browa, relict 36th year of his age, and 8th of his ministry. of Mr Thomas Brown, architect, aged 89. 3. At Edinburgh, Margaret Ann, infang

27. Mr Alexander Begbie, farmer at Bar. daughter of W. F. Gardner, Esq. of Gifa miemains, near Haddington, East Lothian. ford vale.

28. At Hawkstone, Shropshire, in his 4. Ac Arbroath, in the 42d year of her 76th year, Sir Richard Hill, Bart. who had aye, Mrs Alison Lawson, spouse to the represented that county in Parlianient for Rev. Robert Thomson, minister of the Chaseveral years.

pel of Ease. 28. At London, John Gibson, Esq. late 4. Ac Gleghornie, Mr James Johnston af Calcutta.

of Wanside. 29. At his residence in Hampshire, Sir 4. At Nich Bank, Isabella Johnstone, wi. Thom. Pasley, Bart. Adnziral of the White, dow of Adam Murray, Exq. of Bellriding, aged 75. He lost his leg in Lord Howe's aged 87.

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Dec. 5. At London, aged 72, Wm. Hawes, seducing Lady Cloncurry. The circum. M.D. senior Physician to the London and 3tances attending this wretched man's death Surry Dispensaries, and the establisher, in are horrible. He had debauched the daugh. 1774 (in conjunction with Dr Cogan,) of ter of a respectable clergyman, who, oa that meritorious and now flourishing insti. discovering his disgrace, immediately shot tution, the Royal Humane Society. himself! Upon hearing of which, Sir John

5. At Coldstream, Mr John Fair, brewer. also put an end to bio life, by shooting him

5. At Edinburgh, Samuel Ward, Esq. self through the head! The unhappy felate of the city of Dublin.

male is in a state of hopeless distraction! 5. Ac ditto, the Rev. James Forrester, Lately, at Alves, in Morayshire, Joseph minister of Kilrenny, in the 63d year of his Anderson, a tenant on the Earl of Moray's age, and 40th of his ministry.

In reaping some corn, he b_d one 5. At Lochbank, aged 80, Mrs Elizabeth of his fingers slightly wounded by a prickle, Milligan, relict of Me James Haining, late which caused almost immediate swelliog in in Moss-side of Craigs.

his hand and arm, accompanied with eso 5. At Perth, Jane Jarvis Macquarie, in- treme pain. A surgeon was called in on fant daughter of Lieut.-Col. Macquarie of the same day, but a mortification ensued, the 73d regiment.

and the unfortunate man expired on the 7. At Perch, aged 70, Mr Thomas Fis- seventh day. He was a man of a very amikin, merchant.

able character, and respectable in his sta8. At Kirkcaldy, Mr James Meldrum, tion. He has lefe a son, who, it may not of Wescer Pitewcher.

be unworthy to remark, is the only seMr David Alison, rector of the grammar maining representative of a line of ances school of Glasgow.

tors who have resided, as the Earl of MoAt Moorfarm, Mrs Barclay, wise of John ray's tenants, on the farm of Easter Cleves, Barclay, Esq. Sheriff-substitute of Ross. since the middle of the thirteenth century;

Lately, in the Isle of M311, Sir John it being but a few years ago that his father Piers, Bart. who has been an exile from gave up to the Earl's factor discharges of Ireland since the verdict against him for rents paid to Earl Randolph.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. Atticus and Scotus will appear in our next. T. C.,-J. G. S., G. X., and Miles Scotus, are received, and are under con

sidcration. The communications of J. S. will not suit our Miscellany. In compliance with the request

of Timon, (p. 903,) we shall leave the last MS. of W-R-d at the Publishers, where he may see it on application,

Erratum.-P. 903.col. 1. for the signature T. read Timone

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INDEX for 1808.

of, 915

of, 723

ESSAYS AND EXTRACTS.
A BERDEENSHIRE, im. Burghead, new harbour Court of Session, its sin.
provements in, 525 completed, 525

gular procedure in the
Africa, hints for civilizing, Calanthrop and Lucilla, a case of the parish of Dal.
575

poem, elucidation of, 89 ry, 164
Alicant, brave defence of Caledonia, by G. Chal- Crawford, Earl, his severe
by the English in 1709, mers, review of, 273, 756 conduct towards the Pro.
910

Calonne, M. de, character fessors in 1690, 15
Alison, Mr, his character

of, 112

Crawford, Tho. his histo
of Sir William Forbes, Carleton, Capt. his me- ry of the University of
825
moirs, 434

Edinburgh, 835
Anecdotes, 888

Carlisle castie, account of, Crichton castle, descrip-
Antiquities, Gaelic, 16

323

tion of, 563
in North A.

city, account of, Despotism, certain forms
, merica, 263

324, 406, 490

of it in a savage state,
Argyle, Earl of, account Cary's memoirs, review S08
of his expedition into

Dickson, Margaret, cu-
Scotland, 426

Castle craig, description rious account of her exe.
Arran, tour to, 19,95
of, 883

cution and recovery, 905
Ayr, explanation of the Cawdor castle, description Dictionary of the Scottish
terms in its charter, 333

language, review of, 606
Barbary, travels in, 30 Celestial phenomena in Dreghorn castle, descrip-
Battery, impregnable one, 1808, 38, 85, 166

tion of, 243
description of, 405 Charity work house of E- Drury, Robt. his account
Bell, Dr, account of his dinburgh, receipt and of Madagascar, 121

system of education, 906 expenditure thereof, 885 Dryden's works, review
Blackfriar's chapel, St An. Chemistry, on the progress
drew's, description of, of knowledge in, 38, 86, Dunipace, remarks on,
503
166, 248, 362, 445, 522,

245, 420, 649
Black Sea, history of the 567, 671, 750, S33, 913 Edinburgh, description of,
trade of, 660

Coal trade of Scotland, by a German, 907
Blair castle, accounts of its general view of, 674

University, de-
siege in 1746, 330, 410 Cod fishery, description scription of, by the same,
Books, new, 44, 122, 203,

908
2S3, 334, 359, 443, 519, Coffee, hints on the use Education, Dr Bell's sys-
603, 692, 764, 823, S40,

tem of, 906
922

Coin, a curious copper Egypt, arts and manners
burnt or suppres.

one described, 892
sed, 257, 416, 492, 572, Combinations, strictures Elephant, mode of catch-
650, 729, 895
on, 732

ing and taming, 99
Brasil, description of the the Confederacy against Etymologies, Gaelic, 16,
map of, 3

Great Britain, a sermon, 105
- account of its dis- by Dr Hill, 20%

Fashion, remarks on, 580
covery, conquest, and Congelation, curious fact Fine arts, on the progress
present state, 4
regarding, IS

of, 38, 86, 166, 248, 362,
Brienne, M. de, character Cook, Mr, his illustrations

445, 522, 567, 671, 750,
of, 113

of the general evidence 833, 913
British Isles, on the early of Christ's resurrection, Finlay's Scottish ballads,
history of, 342
118

review of, 920
Buchanan, Geo. memoirs the Cottagers of Glenbur. Finlayson, D: James, me-
of, by D. Irving, 41 nie, review of, 678

inoirs of, 83
Dec. iSoS.

Fle

of, 355

of, 744

of, 723

of, 266

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