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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 stances attending this wretched man's death Surry Dispensaries, and the establisher, in are horrible. He had debauched the daugh1774 (in conjunction with Dr Cogan,) of ter of a respectable clergyman, who, oo that meritorious and now flourishing insti. discovering his disgrace, immediately sho! tucion, the Royal Humane Society. himself! Upon hearing of which, Sir John
5. Ac Coldstream, Mr John Fair, brewer. also put an end to his 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. At 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.
estare. In reaping some corn, he had one 5. At Lochbank, aged 80, Mrs Elizabeth of his fingers slightly wounded by a prickk, Milligan, relict of Mr James Haining, late which caused almost immediate swelling in in Moss-side of Craigs.
his hand and arm, accompanied with es. 5. At Perth, Jane Jarvis Macquarie, in- treme pain. A surgeon was called in ou 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 Perth, 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 left a son, who, it may not of Wester Pitewcher.
be unworthy to remark, is the orily reMr 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, wife of John ray's tenants, on the farm of Easter Cleves, Barclay, Esq. Sheriff-substitute of Ross. since the middle of the chirteenth century ;
Lately, in the Isle of Man, 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.
Atticus and Scotus will appear in our next.
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Index for 1808.
ESSAYS AND EXTRACTS.
A BERDEENSHIRE, im. Burghead, new harbour Court of Session, its sin.
gular procedure in the
poem, elucidation of, 89 ry, 164
Calonne, M. de, character fessors in 1690, 15
Crawford, Tho. his histo.
Carlisle castle, account of, Crichton castle, descrip.
tion of, 563
city, account of, Despotism, certain forms
of it in a savage state,
Dickson, Margaret, cu-
Castle craig, description rious account of her exe-
cution and recovery, 905
language, review of, 601
tion of, 243
245, 420, 649
Coal trade of Scotland, by a Germao, 907
Cod fishery, description scription of, by the same,
Coffee, hints on the use Education, Dr Bell's sys-
tem of, 906
Coin, a curious copper Egypt, arts and manners
Combinations, strictures Elephant, mode of catch-
ing and taming, 99
· Great Britain, a sermon, 105
Fashion, remarks on, 580
of, 38, 86, 166, 248, 362,
of the general evidence 833, 913
review of, 920
tions on, 170
Fleming, John, his tour Island, a new one disco- Moonlight scenery, its ef-
fects in poetical compo-
different characters, 167 National improvements in
Natural History, monthly
his Dictionary of the 168, 247, 363, 403, 487,
port concerning, 490 Keith, Bishop, letter from Navy, Bratish, bistory of
the rise and progress of,
Leslie, Geu, curious let. 741, 813, 900
plan for the
Lisbon, sketch of, 643 increase of, 593
tion of, 744
360, 443, 519, 603, 683, Orders in Council, brief
view of, 188
Louis XIII. and XIV. of Park, Mungo, particulars
Lunatic asylum, plan for Pearl fishery in Ceylon,
account of, 178
burgh, 9, 163
Peat-moss, essays on its
Madagascar, account of natural history and ori-
Mammoth, discovery of Peterborough, Earl, his
singular exploitsin Spain,
gress of, 38, 86, 166, 248 Pines, isle of, curious nar-
rative of its settlement,
Manuscripts in the Scots Plagiarism detected, 902
tions on, 170
Marmion, a poem, review Poetical coincidence, 648
Political events, iheir in-
Marmontel, M. his cha. fluence on literature, 352
tables, 249, 929, 409, 489
Mauldslie castle, descrip- Preachers, Scots, remarks
Maurepas, M. character Presbyterian inquisition
in 1690, a curious
Professions, humorous ob-
tour thro', 182, 250, 345, Missionaries in Bengal, nomenclature, 261
the translation of the University, inquisition
into their conduct in
Mohun, Lord, query res- 1690, 13
several of them
Ramsay, Chev, his letter Scottish ballads, by J.Fin. Thought, on the freedom
lay, review of, 920
vations on their new no.
Turgot, M. character of
University of Edinburgh,
Slave trade, history of its history of, 835
of his life, 903
Virtue on the foundation
Washington, Gen. letters
prived of his office, 15 cerning, 167
ry Society, established at
203, 243, 403, 486, 565,
M. character of Women, on their employ-
French Kings, 653
ments during the middle
cerning it, 39
ADDRESS, spoken at the the Ear-ach, address to, 126 Inscriptions in a rural grot
Jupiter and the Frogs, a
the Kirn, 768
Love concealed, 207
an Evening hymn, 365 Marmion,, extracts from,
of Benmore,607 a Mother's thoughts on the
Nelson, Lord, inscription
Haliburton, Patrick, ver- New year, ode for the,
ses on his death, 365 47
- a tribute to bis ge- reading an account of his Parting, 47
the Pastime of Venus, 128
by Dr Beddoes, 927
Poet, verses to a bad one, Song, death song of Mac-
she rose and let me
for the Perthshire
florist society, 846
- on the death of a
young lady, 686
banks of the Ken, 207
Verses to a lady, 318
--- on Lord Nelson's
-- on the death of Mr
to an honest sutor,
--- written beneath the
by an officer to a
to Craig millar castle,
......PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.......
AMERICA, motion for pa- for preserving the Da- Macdowall, Mr, dalye.
294. Lung lected for Renfrewshire,
Mutiny bill, debate on
regulating its procedure of inlistmeut, 609. The
on it, and read a second or for a term of years,
agreed to, 690
to, motion for papers res. to neutral traders, debate
290, 293, 294. In the
Commons, 369. Motion
the suspension of distil. for an indemnity to per-
Objected to on
Further debates on, 452,
Finance Committee, mo- 609. Lord Lauderdale's
Wharton from it reject. rejected, 610. The bill
passed, ib. Petition from
to the Stamp office, 691 rejected, 616
to both Houses, ib. Ad.
tion respecting the offi- Commons moved by Ld.
Hamilton, Lord, meves carried, 138. Ld. Chad.
on his speech, 134 the session, 775. Parlia-
the inhabitants of Bolton,