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evidence against his companion, who was
Brought forward, £6,165,559 hanged; he had been committed to jail for Money remaining at the disposal aiding the escape of a French prisoner of of Parliament,
of the consolidarank, whom he meant only to betray'; he ted fund, at April 5, 1817 122,597 had deserted his wife, and lived in a brothel Lottery
250,000 as a bully. After the first Spafield's meet Old Stores
400,000 ing, at a dinner with the promoters of the Arrears of property tax received, meeting, he gave as a toast, “ May the last or to be received, between 5th of kings be strangled in the guts of the last April 1817 and 5th April 1818 1,500,000 of priests.” He had also endeavoured to entrap Mr Hunt, by meeting him before he
9,541,537 went to Spafields on the 2d December, and Irish Treasury bills £3,600,000 telling him that the meeting was over, and Exchequer bills 9,000,000 the Tower already taken, urging him to
-12,600,000 drive thither in his tandem. The counsel for Watson argued that the indictment
£22,141,537 should at most have been laid for a rebel. lious riot; the participation of the prisoners Army, including £1,500,000 for in the outrages of the 20 December they extraordinaries, and exclusive did not attempt to disprove,--and scarcely of troops in France
£9,080,000 denied it; but the Jury, discrediting alto- Navy, exclusive of grant for the gether the evidence of Castles, gave the ver reduction of the navy debt 6,000,000 dict already stated. On its being pronoun
1,221,300 ced, Watson bowed and said, “Gentlemen, Miscellaneous
1,700,000 I thank you much.” No breach of the peace occurred; but the populace evinced Total supply for the year 1817. the greatest solicitude throughout the pro Interest of Exchequer ceedings for the fate of the prisoners, whom bills
£1,900,000 they cheered as they were conveyed to and Sinking fund on do. 330,000 from the Court; and on Watson's acquittal, To make good the perthe mob took the horses from a hackney manent charges of coach in which they recognised him, and Ireland to 5th Jan. dragged him in triumph to Wych Street, 1817
246,508 Drury-Lane. The others received the same Towards reduction of marks of congratulation on their liberation navy and transport on Tuesday. Several other individuals, who debt
£1,660,000 had been apprehended on account of their
4,136,508 connexion with the prisoners, were set at liberty this afternoon, after an examination
£22,137,808 before the Secretary of State.
19.-Distresscs and Disturbances in Ire- Thedeficiency will therefore be £12,600,000 land.-A topic of very general commiseration, are the sufferings of the poor in Ire 28.-Explosion of a Steam-Boat. This land, and the disturbances which are inse- evening, about six o'clock, the boiler of the parable from want, although they tend to Richmond Steam-Packet burst at the top, increase the affliction. In Limerick, in the and injured three persons in a dangerous counties of Kerry, Clare, and Kildare, in
manner. The yacht was injured on SaturLondonderry, Mayo, and Westmeath, there day week in a slight degree, and had been have been affrays, seizures, depredations, repaired to render it fit to perform its pasand various acts of violence. A proclama sage this day. It fortunately had no pertion has been issued by the Lord-Lieuten sons on board at the time the event occurred, ant, exhorting those in the higher classes to
except the persons who navigate and conabstain from the use of potatoes in their fa duct it. The shock was very great ; but milies, and to diminish, as much as pose the injury done to the vessel is very slight. sible, the consumption of oats.
The yacht had been prepared to sail this 20.-Finances of the Country. This day. The conductors had been rowing it evening, in the House of Commons, Mr up the river, and when it had got about 100 Vansittart made the following statement of yards above Westminster Bridge, the dreadthe finances of the country.
ful accident unfortunately took place. Mr
Arnold, the conductor of the yacht, was near
1817. the boiler when it burst, and was injured in Annual duties
£3,000,000 a shocking manner, and very little hope can Disposeable, 1815 £15,749
be entertained of his recovery. Two laWays and means, 1816 1,849,800
bourers belonging to the yacht were injured
-1,865,559 in a less degree. They were all conveyed Excise duties continued.
on shore by Heath, a waterman, who was After satisfying the grant thereon
near when the accident happened, and taken for 1816
1,300,000 to St Thomas's Hospital, in the borough.
Disturbances in England.--About the Carry forward, £6,165,559 beginning of this month, the disaffection in
WAYS AND MEANS.
some of the midland counties assumed a very The gale of wind being strong, blew the threatening appearance; but, happily, the chimney flue away, and the wood-work, means of the civil and military authorities which is nearly breast-high from the deck, was found sufficient to suppress the evil, at the bottom of the Mue, for the purpose of before it had time to break forth into open keeping the people near the chimney from insurrection. At Derby and Nottingham, burning themselves, caught fire; the men, affairs were for a time most alarming: a in throwing the buckets over for water to rising, it is said, had been planned there, put it out, lost them ; consequently, the fire which was connected with extensive move was not checked, and the captain immedi
ments in the manufacturing districts in that ately made for land, and got all the people, part of the kingdom. A large body of men, and crew, and luggage, safe ashore ; but armed with pikes and other weapons, had the vessel was almost entirely consumed. advanced from Offerton and Ripley, in Der Explosion of Fire-dump.-On Monday byshire, towards Nottingham, and had com forenoon last, a dreadful blast occurred at mitted various acts of plunder and violence, Harraton Row Pit, Newcastle, belonging to having shot an individual who refused to Mr Lambton, by which thirty-eight men deliver up the arms in his master's house. and boys were killed. There were forty-one They were, however, soon met by the yeo. in the mine at the time, six of whom were manry and two troops of hussars, disarmed, brought to bank alive, but three of them and about fifty made prisoners. A number died soon afterwards. The other three were of persons were also apprehended in York- much injured, but it is expected will recover. shire, while in secret meetings at Sheffield Two of the sufferers were blown out of the and Dewsberry. The disorders in this quar- shaft of the pit (eighty-two fathoms in depth) ter, it was asserted in a Leeds newspaper, and their remains were found at some disa had been fomented by a person named Oli.
tance from the mouth. The head of one of ver, in the pay of Government. This state them was separated from the body, and ment was made the subject of inquiry by found fifty yards off in a corn-field ; the some members of both Houses of Parlia. back of the head of the other was also torn ment; when Ministers avowed that Oliver off, probably by striking against something had been employed by them to procure in- in the shaft. The shaft continued for some formation, but had exceeded his instructions minutes to emit a dense cloud of black smoke in giving countenance to, or encouraging, and coal dust, the smell of which remained the proceedings of the disaffected.
on the herbage a mile and a half distant from the pit for several hours after. Most
of the sufferers lived at Painshaw. There Roman Catholics. A bill has passed both are ten of the name of Hill,--grandfather, Houses of Parliament almost without notice, one of his sons, seven grandsons, and an which removes the principal obstacle to the adopted son. Seven widows are left; but entry of Roman Catholics into the navy and the sufferers being mostly young, there are army. By this bill they are relieved from very few children. This dreadful accident the necessity of taking the oaths, or sub was caused by the perverse obstinacy of a scribing to the declarations which were be- young man named John Moody, one of the fore an impediment to their advance, and hewers, who, in defiance of the orders of the thus situations of the highest rank are now overman, refused to use Sir H. Davy's lamp, open to them in the naval and military pro- and lighted a candle, which was twice put fessions. They are not to be called on to out by the workman whom he was to retake the oaths before entering the army or lieve ; but he relighted it, by unscrewing navy; and we need not tell our readers, the lamp, and thus sacrificed his own, and that after they have entered the service, all the lives of his companions.-On Wednesfurther obligation of taking the oaths, or day afternoon, six more men, who were the sacrament, is done away by the annual reinstating the air stoppings that had been act of indemnity, which is passed at the be- swept away by the blast, were suffocated in ginning of each session.
the same mine, by the after-damp (carbonic 4.--Destruction of a Steam-Boat by Fire. acid gas) which commonly succeeds the ex-On Wednesday morning last, the Mar- plosion of hydrogenous gas.
There were gate Steam-Packet, commanded by Captain eight men altogether whom the fixed air Harvey, left London for Margate, with be- seized ; but on the bodies being got out on tween forty and fifty passengers on board; Thursday evening, two were alive, though and it appears, from accounts received in but faint hopes were entertained of their town yesterday, that when off Whitstable, recovery. which is eighteen miles from the port of 12.--Prorogation of Parliament. This destination, she was discovered to be on fire: day his Royal Highness went in state to at this time she was also three miles from Parliament, which he prorogued to the 25th the main land. As a vessel of this descrip- August. At twenty minutes past two his tion never carries a boat larger than suffi. Royal Highness reached the House, when cient to hold her own crew, which seldom a discharge of artillery took place. After exceeds a dozen persons, the consternation delivering his most gracious speech, the of between forty and fifty passengers may
same ceremony took place, and his Royal be better conceived than described. The Highness having returned to the royal carcause of the fire is stated to be as follows: riage, the procession moved back to the Pas
lace in the order it had arrived. Another country. The first witness for the Crown, royal salute announced the departure of his John Campbell, prisoner in Edinburgla Royal Highness for St James's. The multi- Castle, being asked if he had received tude assembled was not so great as on former any reward or promise of reward, for occasions ; but it was certainly more orderly being a witness, -he answered, he had. and respectable. His Royal Highness, to Examined in what manner: he entered and from the House, was frequently cheer- into a long statement, the substance of ed; and two or three attempts, during a which is briefly as follows : While a prisprofound silence, to excite a different feel oner in Glasgow, he was frequently visiting, were summarily prevented by the at ed by a Mr Salmon, who urged him to tendant officers,-namely, by
become witness in this case, by telling the head. The windows of the houses by him, that he knew six men who would which the procession passed were thronged swear that he (Campbell) took the oath ; with elegant females, as were the avenues and if he did not provide for his safety in and every commanding situation in the the way suggested, “ he was as sure to be neighbourhood of Westminster. The day hanged as he was in life ;" but if he would was uncommonly fine, and every thing con become a witness, the Lord Advocate would cluded without accident, and in the most come under any engagement to him. After perfect order.
he was removed to Edinburgh Castle, he Gold Coinage. The Gazette of Tuesday had frequent conversations on the subject contains two Proclamations : the first de- with Mr Home Drummond, Depute Adscribing the new forthcoming gold coin vocate ; and at length entered into a writ. called Sovereigns, and commanding them ten engagement with him and the Solicitor. to be received as 20s. pieces. The second , General to become a witness, on condition states, that as much of the present gold of being sent with his family to Prussia. coin in circulation is deficient in weight, This writing, the Sheriff of Edinburgh, none shall be taken in payment of less who was present, refused to sign, and it weight than as follows: Guineas, five pen was therefore destroyed, and a verbal enny-weights eight grains ; half guineas, two gagement on the honour of the parties was penny-weights sixteen grains ; quarter gui- accepted, which Campbell still considered neas, one penny-weight eight grains : and as binding. After the examination of four that the seven shilling pieces, and the gold other witnesses, none of whom recollectpieces called sovereigns, or 20s. pieces, more ed any thing respecting an oath, exdeficient in weight than the rates hereafter cept one, who said he only recollected it specified, viz. seven shilling pieces, one pen- from having read it in the newspapers, the ny-weight eighteen grains ; sovereigns, or Lord Advocate gave up the case, and the 20s. pieces, five penny-weights two grains jury returned a verdict of Not Proven. three quarters, be not allowed to be current, The pannel was then dismissed from the or pass in any payment whatsoever. bar ; and on the Monday and Tuesday
Extraordinary Experiment. The expe- following, the prisoners confined in Edinriment of hauling up a line-of-battle ship, burgh and Glasgow on similar charges were by means of pulley, fully succeeded at Ply set at liberty. mouth dock-yard, on Tuesday se'enight ; 24.Trial of a Chimney-Sweeper for the when the Kent, of 80 guns and 1694 tons, Murder of his Apprentice. On Tuesday, was, by this simple but most powerful me Joseph Rae and Robert Reid were brought chanical instrument, drawn out of the water, before the High Court of Justiciary, charged and securely placed in a cradle for repair with the murder of John Fraser, a boy of The experiment was never before tried with eleven years of age, an apprentice to Rae. a ship of greater tonnage than a 38 gun We apprehend, that the heart-rending defrigate.
tails of this case will go farther than any 19.-Administering unlawful Oaths.- upon record, to accelerate the act of ParliaThis day the trial of Andrew Mackinlay, ment which is in contemplation to put an cotton-weaver in Glasgow, accused as above end to the inhuman practice of employing stated, came on before the High Court of children in the sweeping of chimneys. The Justiciary. This case, from its first agita- poor victim was described by one witness as tion, had excited a great degree of interest, “ fine boy,” and by another as a “ good from Mackinlay's having been indicted, boy.” He was sent up a chimney in Alalong with William Edgar, teacher in Glas- bany Street, Edinburgh, at twelve o'clock, gow, three several times--the first as far where he stuck fast ; and at four a stoneback as the beginning of April. Two in mason was set to work to release him by dictments had been quashed by the Court breaking the wall. The brutal master aras irrelevant, a circumstance which was rived, and stopt this humane attempt to retaken notice of in a very strong manner in lieve the little sufferer, threatening to blow Parliament; and it was upon the third, the him up the chimney with gunpowder, and relevancy of which had been declared by sent for another sweep's boy, named Ali, the Court yesterday, with the dissentient son, and a set of ropes. The use made of voice of Lord Gillies, that he was now them is thus related by a witness named brought to trial ; and the result excited Thomson :
still greater sensation throughout the 66 Reid took hold of the rope, and having
loosed it, gave Alison one end, and directed the deceased strip himself ; boy applied to him to go up the chimney, saying, “ do witness to save him. Witness asked Rae to not go farther than his feet, and when you forgive him. Rae said, If it were God get there fasten it to his foot.” Alison Almighty himself speaking from the Heahaving fastened the rope, Reid desired vens I would not forgive him.” The boy him to come down ; Reid took the rope was told to strip himself perfectly naked, and pulled, but did not bring down and Rae beat him on the back with the sinthe boy; the rope broke ; Alison was sent gle end of the sweep's ropes apparently with up again with the other end of the rope, all his strength. The boy cried much ; about which was fastened to the boy's foot ; when ten o'clock at night, Rae took the boy to a Reid was pulling the rope, Rae said, you back room, and made him go naked up and have not the strength of a cat ;" he took the down the chimney till one o'clock on Sunday rope into his own hands, pulling as strong morning. Rae afterwards acknowledged that as he could. Having pulled about a quar- the ladder and materials were in the house ter of an hour, Rae and Reid fastened the all the time." - Thomas Marwood (another rope round a crow bar, which they applied witness) lived in Rae's house along with deto the wall as a lever, and both pulled with ceased ; saw Rae tie deceased to a chest, gag all their strength for about a quarter of an
his mouth with a stick, and beat him with hour longer, when it broke. During this ropes till the blood came, and then put salttime witness heard the boy cry, and say, petre on him ; has seen Rae make deceased “ My God Almighty !” Rae said, “ if I had eat the vilest offal.—The Jury, having reyou here, I would God Almighty you.” tired for about an hour, returned a verdict Witness thought the cries were in agony. of culpable homicide ! The Lord Chief The master of the house brought a new piece Justice then addressed Rae, and told him of rope, and Rae's brother spliced an eye in that his case approached the nearest to murit. Reid expressed a wish to have it fastened der of any case in which a verdict of culpon both thighs, to have greater purchase. able homicide had been returned ; and senAlison was sent up for this purpose,
tenced him to be transported beyond seas down and said he could not get it fastened. for 14 years.—The trial of Reid was put off Rae then began to slap at the wall ; after till September. striking a long while at the wall, he got out Crossing the Irish Channel in a Balloon. a large stone ; he then put in his head, -On Tuesday, at a quarter past one, Mr and called to Fraser, “ Do you hear, you, Saddler, jun. ascended in his large balloon sir;" but got no answer ; he then put in from Portobello barracks, Dublin, and after his hands, and threw down deceased's experiencing various currents of air, with breeches. He then came down from the the extremes of heat and cold, descended in ladder. At this time the prisoner Rae was safety, at half past seven in the evening, in in a state of perspiration ; he sat down on a corn field about a mile and a half to the the stool, and the master of the house gave southward of Holyhead. Thus, for the first him a dram. Witness did not hear Rae time, has the perilous attempt of crossing the make any remarks as to the situation of the channel been accomplished by a youth not boy Fraser. Witness thinks, from Rae's yet in his 22d year. During Mr Saddler's appearance, that he knew the boy was dead. stay at Holyhead, he went to visit the new Reid's wife came to get her husband away pier which is building there ; and seeing the to a job, and Rae went with him. This diving-bell, expressed his anxious desire to was between six and seven o'clock. Rae's go down in it, exclaiming, “ I am just come brother enlarged the hole, but still could not from the clouds, I should now wish to visit get in. Witness then went in with difficul. the deep ;” and so persevering was he in his ty. He found Fraser lying on his belly, request, that the bell was prepared, and he with his hands stretched above his head. went down in a depth of several fathoms, He was lying at a turn in the vent, and his where he remained under water a considerhead jammed at the head of the turn; had able length of time. a towel about his head, and a shirt all about 30.- Lord Castlercagh.-Sunday evenhis neck. Witness tore off the shirt bit by ing, as Lord Castlereagh was playing with a bit, and threw it on the floor ; then brought favourite dog of his lady's, at their seat at down the boy, there was a little heat in the Footscray in Kent, the animal bit his hand, body-got spirits and washed the boy's tem which on Monday became so much inflamed ples, and went for Dr Poole, who came and that Dr Bankhead was sent for. Dr Bankapplied a bellows, but in vain. Witness head went to Footscray again yesterday, to knew the deceased twelve months past in visit Lord Castlereagh, whose hand has been May-used to come to witness's house. severely lacerated, the sinews of the first and Witness always gave him a piece of bread second fingers being separated, and the nail or a halfpenny ; boy complained that his and topof the first finger being nearly torn off. master used to starve bim, strike him, and Dr Bankhead, on Monday, ordered him to use him badly. Witness stopped in pri. bed, and to be kept very quiet. The dog, a soner's house some time in May 1816. Öne short time since, pinned the gardener and an. Saturday night heard Rae's wife say, “ You other man upin a corner, when they were mov. are done now; where's your ladder and ing about after dark, and it was with diffimaterials ?--away." Whereupon Rae made culty he could be called off from them. The
dog was a present from Stutgard to Lady it appeared that the riots were of a most Castlereagh. 'It is satisfactory to learn that alarming character, though the guilt of havthe dog is naturally fierce.
ing been engaged in them is not fixed upon Trials of the Luddites, &c.—The trials the persons who have stood their trials. of the Luddites, and Huddersfield rioters, The Judge exhorted the prisoners to beware took place at the York assizes last week. of continuing in such dangerous courses ; All those against whom true bills were found to which they answered, simultaneously, have been acquitted. From the evidence, “ We will, indeed, my Lord.”
APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.
of the Presbyterian Congregation in New Provi
dence. May 20.-Knighthood conferred on Maj.-General Wilder.
May 14.-Mr Robert Shaw, ordained Minister of 20.-James Cox, Esq. to be Consul in Albania.
the Constitutional Associate Congregation of Whit24.--Edward Spencer Curling, to be Hanoverian
bur, vacant by the death of Professor Bruce. Consul at Ramsgate, Deal, and Dover.
June 9.-At Edinburgh, the Rev. Wm Broad28.-Patrick-Jas.-Herbert-Crichton Stuart, Esq.
foot, from Kirkwall, was admitted colleague to the younger and only brother of John, now Marquis of
Rev. Geo. Jerment, in the Scotch (Anti-burgher) Bute and Earl of Dumfries, to have and enjoy the
Church, Oxenden Street, Hay-market, London. same title, place, pre-eminence, and precedence,
17.-Mr Hugh Stirling, preacher, ordained Miin all assemblies or meetings whatsoever, as if his
nister of the Associate Congregation at Newton, in
Mearns. late father had lived to have inherited and enjoyed the title and dignity of Marquis of Bute.
22.- The Rev. James Richardson, inducted to 29.-Knighthood conferred on Tho. Stainford
the charge of the Presbyterian Church in Hex
ham. Raffles, late Governor of Javaon Ralph Rice, recorder of Prince of Wales' Island-an on Richard
25.-The Rev. Mr Walter Hume, to the charge Basset, Mayor of Newport, Isle of Wight.
of the Associate Congregation of Yetholm. Dr Macpherson, Professor of Greek, admitted
July 31.-Mr Gavin Struthers, preacher, ordainSub-Principal in King's College, Aberdeen.
ed assistant and successor to the Rev. James StewProfessor Copland, professor of mathematics in
art, Minister of the Relief Congregation, Ander
ston. Mareschal College, Aberdeen, to be professor of Natural Philosophy in said College-Dr Robert
The Town Council of Stirling have presented Hamilton to be professor of Mathematics in his
the Rev. George Wright of Markinch to the first room. - The Rev. John Cruickshank to be Assist- charge of the Church and Parish of Stirling, vacant ant and Successor to Dr Hamilton in said office.
by the death of the Rev. Dr Somerville. 31.-The Rev. Daniel Dewar, LL.D. admitted
The Associate Burgher Congregation of Dunbar Professor of Moral Philosophy, in King's College, Jack, preacher of the gospel.
have given a harmonious call to Mr Alexander Aberdeen,
June 4.-George Gwyther of Leslie House, in the county of Fife, and of the parish of St Mary. le-Bone, in the county of Middlesex, Esq. and
III. MILITARY. the Right Honourable Henrietta Ann, his wife, now in her right Countess of Rothes and Baroness 2 L. G. Cornet and Sub.-Lt. T. Marten to be Lieut. Leslie and Ballanbreich, in that part of the United
by purch. vice Meares, 18 F. Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Scot
23d June 1817 Jand, have received his Majesty's license to take and G. Greenwood, to be Cornet and Sub-Lt. use the surname of Leslie only; the said George
do. Gwyther may bear the arms of Leslie of Rothes; 2 D.G. Lieut. C. Kearney, to be Capt. by purch. and the said surname and arms may also be taken
vice Hunter, retires
19th do. and borne by the issue of their marriage.
Cornet J. G. Green, to be Lieut. by purch. 14.-Robert Dundas, Esq. W.S. presented to
vice Kearney, prom.
30 July the Court of Session the Prince Regent's commis 3 Cornet Charles Drury, to be Lieut. by purch. sion, nominating him one of the principal clerks,
vice Stuart, prom.
19th June in room of the late James Walker, Esq. Mr
Jocelyn Willey, to be Cornet by purch. vice Dundas is succeeded as one of the principal Clerks
19th June of the Bills by James Skene, Esq. of Rubislaw, ad 5 Lieut B. Christie, to be Capt. by purch. vocate.
vice Brunskill, retires 28.-George Manners, Esq. to be Consul in Mas 2 Dr. Lieut. James Gape, to be Capt. by purch. sachussets.
vice Bt. Major Vernon, retires 19th June July 1.-Knighthood conferred on Spiridion Fo
Cornet A. Trotter, to be Lieut. by purch. resti, Esq. late resident Minister in the lonian
W. H. Oram, to be Cornet by purch. vice 2.-Knighthood conferred on W. H. Robinson,
do. Commissary-General in Canada.
6 Cornet H. Cazalet, from 4 Dr. to be Lt. by 5.-Mr Balfour Spence, to be Hanoverian Vice
purch. vice Biddulf, prom. 26th do. Consul in the Shetland Islands.
9 H. E. Porter, to be Cornet by purch. vice 14.- Major-General Sir B. Bloomfield, to be
3d July Keeper of the Privy Purse, and private Secretary S. A. H. Lucas, to be Cornet by purch. vice to the Prince Regent.
do. 19.—The dignity of a Baronet of the United 10
Capt. H. R. C. Stapylton, to be Major by Kingdom, conferred on the Right Honourable John
purch. vice Lowther, 12 F. 19th June M.Mahon, with remainder to his brother Colonel
Lieut. E. F. Meynell, to be Capt. by purch. Thomas M Mahon, and his heirs male.
do. 22.-The Right Hon. Edward Thornton, to be
Cornet Wm Gale, to be Lieut. by purch. Ambassador at the Court of the King of Portugal.
26th do. -The Hon. F. P. Forbes, to be Secretary to the
Hon. R. Watson, to be Cornet by purch. Legation.
do. Members returned to Parliament.
12 P. N. De Carteret, to be Cornet by purch. July 28.–The Right Hon. Nicholas Vansittart,
vice Mayne, 1 Life Guards 19th June
18 for Harwich.
Serj.- Major John Collins, to be Quart.-Mas.
ter, vice Tarleton, ret. h. p. 12th do. Aug. 1.--The Hon. J. P. Vereker, for Limerick
19 John Hall, to be Cornet by purch. vice Duncity.
do. 3F. G. Lieut. W. L. Forster, to be Lieut. and Capt. II. ECCLESIASTICAL.
vice Lake, resigns
26th do. April 7.-The Rev. Hugh M'Farlane, M.D. or Ensign G. R. Abercromby, from 51 F. to dained at Edinburgh, with a view to taking charge
be Ensign and Lieut, vice Forster do. Vol. I.