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small tenements, the Custom-house, and hood agreed. tvith her own consent, to watch two large stores facing the Harbour ;, and her, to prevent the secret conveyance of the whole circle of buildings were soon food to her, and to ascertain whether her destroyed, with their valuable contents. powers corresponded with her pretensions. The Custom-house being the most remote, She gave in on the ninth day of the watch, the principal part of its contents was saved. by which time she was reduced to a state

April 23. Mr. Dupree's villa (late Mr. of extreme, debility and emaciation. For Burke's) at Beaconsfield was consumed by eight hours preceding she had been supfire. The loss is estimated at 30,0001, plied with vinegar and water, to the extent

May 1, Newbyth, the seat of Mr. Baird, of six or eight ounces, which she sucked near Markle, N. B. was completely de- from a moistened handkerchief. When stroyed by fire, except the two wings, which the Gentlemen forming the watch left her, contained the library. The furniture of the the pulse was entirely gone at one wrist, lower rooms was also saved.

and at the other was like a Gne thread, inMay 2. In a severe storm of thunder termittent, and 100 in a minute. - The and lightning at Great Walding field, Suffolk, Committee who conducted the inves:igaa poor woman, of the name of Goddard, tion have published the declaration and was struck dead, and her husband was so confession made by this woman before Mr. much injured by the electric Auid that he Lister, a magistrate of Stafford. In this survived only a few hours ; their son was paper she humbly asks pardon of all also much affected by the same fash. persons whom she has deceived and imThe storm was attended with hail-stones of posed upon, implores the Divine mercy very cousiderable size,

which lay on and forgiveness, and declares that she has the ground in some parts several inches occasionally taken sustenance for the last deep. - At Barstead and Lawshall the rain six years. fell in such torrents as, in several places, In the populous City of Glasgow, cooto rash the growing crops off the lands. taining about 100,000 inbabitants, the

May 10. Three officers of the Inverness Small Pox has greatly declined. By the Militia at Portsmouth, sailing in a pleasure- Glasgow Bills of Mortality it appears that boat between the prison-ships, a sudden forty-nine persons died by the Small Pox carrent of wind upset the boat, which im. in 1811, and in 1812 only twenty-four mediately sunk. Two of the officers kept persons died of this disease. Prior to the themselves upon the surface until boats took introduction of Vaccination, several huo. them up; but the other was in imminent dreds annually died of the Small Pox. danger of drowning A French prisoner on board the Crozen, uamed Morand, jump- DOMÉSTIC OCCURRENCES. ed off the gangway into the water, and, by

Wednesday, April 28. putting his feet under the Officer's body The Congratulatory Address of the Cor. as he was sinking, raised him to the surface, poration of London was presented to the and held him fast till further assistance was Princess of Wales ai Kensington Palace, obtained. A proper representation has The Lord Mayor. Recorder, Chamberlain, been made to Government, and, no doubt, Alderinen, Sheriffs, and Common Council, ove part of the brave fellow's reward will assembled, and left Guildhall about twelve be a release from his present situation. o'clock; and the procession arrived at

May 19. A violent storm of rain and Kensington Palace about two. The Adhail, and tbuoder and lightning, took place dress was read by Mr. Recorder; and her in the neighbourhood of Chulmleigh. The Royal Highness returned the following church and steeple were much damaged by answer. “I receive with the greatest satisthe lightning: and the marshes were en- faction the congratulations of the City of tirelyoverflowed for a considerable distance. London. No branch of the House of Bruns. The water, in some places, rose ten feet in wickcanererforget to whose exertions chiefthe short space of fifteen minutes; and Ty is owing the Throne of these Realıns; and bridges, hay-ricks, fences, &c. were I have now peculiar reason to know theva'ue swept away. Mr. John Shute, of Dolton, of the Constitution which those exertions in attempting to pass over Newnhum Bridge, purchased, because I have found it a sure was unfortunately drowned. The storm protection when I had no other defence. appears to have been partial, and was not -The extraordinary situation in which I felt at other towns in the North of Devon, was placed compelled me to come forward at no great distance from Chumleigh. in behalf of my honour and my life. -- I

May 23. Mr. Weal, a very extensive have been rewarded, not only by the uni. farmer near Croydon, had last week 24 versal acknowledgment of my innocence, sheep and lambs killed by the lightning, in but by testimonies of affection from a loyal their fold.

and high-spirited people ; which I shall The pretensions of Anne Moore, of Tilt- gratefully remember as long as I live. At bury, to live without bodily sustenance, the present moment I am rather disposed have at length been set at rest. Several to dwell upon this pleasing circumstance, respectable Gcotlemen in that neighbour- than upon any recollection of a less agree.


able kind. The trials, however, which I vivid flashes of lightning produced consi
have undergone, will, I ain confident, pro- derable alarm; and were followed by peals
duce one good effect, they will confirm of thunder, which resembled the explosion
in my daughter's mind that attachment to of a mine. A heavy fall of rain succeeded.
the Constitution which she alteady cherish- At Greenwich the lightning struck the spire
ed, and impress her more and inore with of the Church, knocked down the rape and
the conviction, that no station can be stone work, and did damage to the amount
secure except in a free country; it is both of 10001.
the interest and the most sacred duty of

Friday, May 7.
an English Monarch to watch over the lic Mr. Brougham inoved, in the Court of
berlies of the people."--The Princess de King's Bench, for a new trial, in the libel
livered her answer with great dignity and cause, Kirkpatrick v. Creevey, M. P. (see
feeling. The Lord Mayor, Recorder, and p. 382.) on the ground of misdirection on
Aldermen, were received graciously, and the part of the Learned Judge. The Court,
kissed kands. Her Royal Highness, when after attentively hearing the arguments of
the Corporation had quitted the Palace, the Counsel, refused the application.-Mr.
went to the window, and shewed herself to Creevey appeared on the 19th inst. in
the people assembled ou the grass-plat. the Court of King's Bench, to receive judg-

Addresses have also been presented to ment. The Court had, by their verdict, her Royal Highness, from Westminster, established, that though a Member may Middlesex, Southwark, Bristol, Monmouth- say what he pleases in Parliament, he shire, and many other parts of the King- cannot publish his speech, if it contains a dom. The answers, of the Princess libel on any person's character, without have been marked with strict propriety, being amenable to the Law. Mr. Creerey, mich good sense, and great moderation in his affidavit, now denied the jurisdiction This is particularly observable in the reply of the Court over him; which being over10 the Westminster Address, which spoke ruled by Lord Ellenborough, he was senof the “cold-booded apathy of a corrupt tenced to pay a fine of 1001. to the King, majority of the Ilouse of Commons on re. or be imprisoned until it be paid. Mr. ceiving her appeal.” - After thanking the Creevey paid the money, and withdrew. addressers, her Royal Highness concludes He was accompanied into Court by fire by saying, “ Permit me to add, that Noblemen and twelve Members of Parthere can be no doubt, that the refusal liament, of Parliament to entertain the question

Thursday, May 13. originated only in a conviction that my Part of the Southern boundary wall of innocence stood above all suspicion, and the Marshalsea Prison, near St. George's in apprehensiou that Parliamentary inter- Church, Southwark, gave way with a terference might delay the restoration to my rible crash, when one prisoner was killed, daughter's society, so universally desired." another died in St. Thomas's Hospital, and

The Duke of Cumberland, accompanied several were severely maimed. by Captain Portier, his equerry, left town The Earl of Moira's house, in St James's on Wednesday for Yarmouth, where he Place, bas been knocked down at the bamembarked for Prussia. It is conjectured mer for the sun of 14,200 guineas : Sir that his Royal Highness's stay will be of T. B. Leonard was the purchaser. some duration, as his stud of horses and The Managers of the British Justitution, his cellar of wines have been disposed of. as a tribute to the memory of Sir Joshua Sixteen of his Royal Highness's horses were Reynolds, have borrowed 130 of his sold for 1303 guineas.

performances, which are now on exhibi“ Windsor Castle, May 1. His Majesty tion for the benefit of Studenis. Sir has been in a tranquil and verycomfortable Joshua's performances are believed to ex. state throughout the last month.” (Signed ceed 3000, by the four Physicians.)

The DOLLAR SOCIETY, patronized by Wednesday, May 5.

Lady Inglis. — The object of this Institu, Being the first day of Term, the Vice- tion is, to furnish temporary Relief to all Chancellor made his first formal appear- who may be in want, especially to be ance in the Court, accompanied by the aged of good character who have seen better Chancellor and the Master of the Rolls. days, without distinction as to Country or He merely took his seat for a few minutes religious persuasion. As the 'memberon the right hand of the Chancellor, on ship of this Society reaches to all who the side of the Court next the Bench door, subscribe One Dollar annually, persons of the Master of the Rolls being on the left of limited incomes have an opportunity of the Chancellor. He entered the Hall imme- gratifying the best feelings of the heart. diately after the Master of the Rolls, next The Society was only formed Jan. 1st, after whom the Act gives him the prece- 1812 ; but, by its increase of Members, dence.

has been enabled to relieve a great number Thursday, May 6.

of Families from great distress by affording colis was visited by a severe them money, fuel, cloathing, medicine, &c. At eleven at night the


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Rev. Josiah Thomas, rector of Street DRURY-Lane THEATRE.

and Walton, Somerset, Kingston DeveApril 29. Recrimination; or, a Curtain rell R. Wilts, vice Phillott, resigned. Lecture; a Comedy, by Mr. Clarke, au- Rev. J. Leigh, Chilfrome R. Dorset, thor of “The Kiss." It met with an unfa. vice Bryett, deceased. vourable reception, and was withdrawn Rev. Lewis Maxey, rector of Bayford, after the first representation.

Bridge Sollers R. Herefordshire. May 13. The Russian; a Melo-drame, Rev. R. H. Woolley, to the Donative of in two acts.

Middleton, Warwickshire.

Rev. Richard Davies, St. Nicholas V. COVENT-GARDEN THEATRE.

Leicester. April 19. Aladdin*; or, The Wonder- Rev. H. A. Hughes, Honiton R. Devon. ful Lamp ; a Melo-drame, borrowed from Rev. Mr. Beaumont, Plumtree R. that inexhaustible mine of pantomimical Rev. Brook Grisdale, D. D. Chancellor entertaioments. “ The Arabian Nights.” of Carlisle, to a stall in Norwich Cathe

April 27. Education; a Comedy, by dral, vice Landon, promoted. Mr. Morton.

Rev. Joseph Thomas Lawton, A. M.

Walsbam-le-Willows Curacy, Suffolk. Gazette PROMOTIONS.

Rev. Mr. Leigh, Bilston Perpetual Cu. Whitehall, April 30. Henry Richmond, racy, Warwickshire, esq. a Coumissioner of the Customs, vice Rev. Hugh Morgan, prebendary of HeFrewin, retired.

reford Cathedral, Moccas R. Whitehall, May 1. Archibald Campbell, Rev. W. J. Rees, rector of Cascob, esq. one of the Lords of Session, a Lord Rural Dean of Melenith sub Ithon, Radof Justiciary in Scotland, rice Sir William norshire, Honeyman, bart. Yesigned. - David Cath- Rev. Henry Wake, A. M. vicar of cart, esq. Advocate, one of the Lords of Mere, Uilts, Over Wallop R. Hants. Session, also vice Honeyman.

Rev. William Wilbraham, B. A. Upton Westminster, May 4. Sir Wm. Garrow, St. Leonard's Perpetual Curacy, vice Comkot. his Majesty's late Solicitor General, meline, resignedl. to be his Majesty's Attorney General Rev. Richard Torner, B. D. Ormesby Robert Dallas, esq. one of his Majesty's V. with Scroutby, Norfolk. Counsel, and late Chief Justice of Ches- Rev. George Burges, B. A. Moulton V. ter, to be his Majesty's Solicitor General. near Acle, Norfolk. --And Richard Richards, esq. one of his Rev. W. T. Thackray, A. M. GranMajesty's Counsel, to be Chief Justice of tham Lectureship, Lincolnshire. Chester.

Kev. Dr. Hoskins, rector of Appleton, Whitehall, May 11. Viscount Melville, Berks, Combe Prebend, vice Nicholl, dec. Admiral Dometi, Sir J. S. Yorke, Right Rev. R. H. Newell, B. D. Hormead hon. W. Dundas, Sir G. Warrender, J. Parva R. Herts. Osborn, esq. and Lord H. Paulet, Commis. Rev. C. B. Ponsonby Lowther, M. A. sioners for the office of Lord High Admiral. vicar of Cowarne Magna and Glasbury,

Carlion-house, May 17. Major gen. the Orcheston St. George R. Wilts. Hon. Sir Charles Stewart, K. B. Envoy Rev. L. Venables Vernon, son of the Extraordinary and Minister Plenipoten- Archbishop of York, Rothbury R. Northtiary to the King of Prussia.


Rev. W. J. G. Phillips, vicar of Eling, CryiL PROMOTIONS.

Hants, Millbrooke R. in the same county. Rev. Arthur Onslow, D, D. Dean of Rev. Thomas Hooker, Sytle R. Glogo Worcester, to the Mastership of St. Os- cestershire. wald's Hospital, near Worcester.

Rev. Thomas Hay, D. D. Northrepps R. Rev. William Farish, professor of che- Norfolk. mistry, Jacksovian Professor in the Uni- Rev. Geoffrey Hornby, Ailverton R. versity of Cambridge, vice Wollaston, with Runton, and Felbrigg R. with Mel.

Smithson Tennant, M. D. of Emma. ton, Norfolk. nuel College, Cambridge, Professor of Che- Rev. W. Parley Wilkinson, North Walmistry, vice Farish.

sham V. with Antinghain St. Margaret Ruv, C. Griffiths, Master of the Free · annexed, Norfolk. Grammar-school, Blandford.

Rev. C. Brown, Whitestone R. Devou. Mr. Theodore Hook, Accomptant Ge. Rev. T. Bartiorn, precentor of Exeter neral and Treasurer of the Mauritius. Cathedral, Idle Curacy, Devon.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. Rev. C. Phillott, Frome V. Somerset, vire Ireland, deceased.

* See before, p. 415. Gant. Mag. May, 1813,

DISPENSATION. Rev W. Waters, M. A. rector of Dups. hy, Lincolusnie, to hold Seinpringham cum Pointon V. ia the same county.



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April 20. At Cardington, Bedfordshire, April AT Hill, near Southampton, the A. Pell, serjeant-at-law, to the Hon. Mar

wife of Nicholas Nugent, esq. garet Letitia Matilda St. John, third M. D. a daughter.

daughter of the late Lord St. John, of April 21. At Bracon-ball, the wife of Bletsoe. Thomas Trench Berney, esq. high sheriff April 24. Capt. Molloy, 1st foot guards, of Norfolk, a son and heir.

to Louisa Agnes, daughter of the late W. April 22. In Portland-place, the wife Blaauw, esq. of Queen Anne-street. of Major-gen. Reynolds, a son.

April 26. At Oxford, Rev. Joho HeathApril 28. At Colchester, the wife of cote Wyndbam, lo Jane Dorothy, only Major Hanerfield, a daughter,

daughter of Rev. Dr. Eveleigh, prorost of April 30. The wife of Thomas Cooper, Oriel college, prebendary of Rochester. esq. High-st. Bloomsbury, a son and heir. At Worcester, R. Morris, esq. eldest

Lately. In Upper Brook-street, the Hon. son of R. M. esq. M. P. to Sophia Cathe. Mrs. St. Jobn, a daughter.

riue, second daughter of the late Rer. In York-place, the lady of Vice-admiral Dr. James, prebendary of Worcester. Sir R. Strachan, a son and heir.

Lately. C. Fox Crespigny, esq. of Ald. In Hans-place, the wife of Colonel De borough, Suffolk, &c. to Eliza Julia, Watteville, a son.

only daughter of the late J. Trent, esq. The wife of Major Parvis, 1st dragoons, of Dellington-park, Somerset. a son.

At Exeter, John Wright, esq. jan. to The lady of Sir J. Wyldbore Smith, bart. Charlotte, fourth daughter of the late Rev.

Archdeacon Andrews. At Richinond, the Countess of Shaftes- At Kirby-hill, Yorkshire, Mr. Jas. Swetbury, a son,

man, to Lucy, daughter and coheiress of At Holmbush-lodge, Sussex, the wife Rev. Jas. S. Hall. of the Hon. D. M. Erskine, a daughter. J. Jenkins, B. A, of St. John's college,

The lady of Sir Richard Corbett, bart. Cambridge, to the only daughter of the late of Longnor-hall, Salop, a son and heir. J. Park, esq. of Drumard, Ireland.

In County Galway, Ireland, the wife of May 1. At Low-Leyton, M. Clarke, the Dean of ferns, niece of Major Cassan, esq. of Savage-gardens, to Harriet, eldest of Sheffield-hall, Queen's County, a dau. daughter of the late R. Franklin, esq.

May 2. lo New-street, Spring-gardens, May 2. Mr. Thomas Keys, of Colemanthe wife of Joho Smith, esq. M. P. a dau. Street, late of the City Library, to Rachel,

May 4. In Stratford-place, the Duchess only daughter of Mr. John Honian. of St. Alban's, a still-born daughter.

May 3, J. Every, esq. (brother of Sir May 15. The wife of Mr. Alderman H. E. bart.) to the only daughter of the Magnay, a son.

late W. Osborn, esq. of Old Park, Kent. May 16. Lady Louvaine, a daughter. At Dublin, Holwell Walsh, esq. barris

ter-at-law, to Louisa, (relict of the late J. MARRIAGES.

R. Miller, esq. of Longbridge, co. WarMarch AT Dalzell-bouse, Lieut..col. D. wick,) only daughter of Sir J. Bond, bart.

25. Rattray, 63d reg. to Marian, May 4. At Chiswick, the Hon. and only daughter of Lieut.-gen. Hamilton. Rev. Henry David Erskine, second son of

March 26. At Southampton, Rev. Henry Lord E. 10 Lady Harriet Dawson, sister Wake, son of the late Rev. Dr. Charles W. to the present Earl of Portarlington. prebendary of Westminster, to Camilla, C. Greenway, esy. of Little Burrington, only daughter of the late Hon. and Rev. co. Gloucester, to Charlotte Sophia, daughBarton Wallop.

ter of R. Hurst, esq. M. P. At Langley, J. Paine, esq. to Sarah, May 6. Rev. Richard Budd, rector of daughter of Sir R. Bateson Harvey, bart. Ruan Lainhorn, Cornwall, to Harriet

March 29. At Tottenbam, Jn. Holt, jun. Anne, second daughter of Rer. Jeremiah esq. to Jemima-Arabella, daughter of John Trist, of Behan-park, Cornwall. Eardley Wilmot, esq. of Bruce Castle. May 12. Rev. James Tyley, rector of

At Lambeth, by special licence, John Great Addington, Northampton, to Mary, Willes, esq. of Dulwich, to Anne, only daughter of Rev. George Drury, rector of daughter and heiress of the late Mr. Al Claydon, Sutfolk. derman Wright.

May 14. Rev. William Wood, vicar of April 10. The Right Hon. Sir W. Scott, Fulbam, to Charlotte, second daughter of to the Marchioness of Sliga

the late Jos. Attersoll, esq. Portland-place. At Dublin, C. M. Maybe, esq. eldest May 15. At Pancras, Lieut. J. W. son of the Hon. Mr. Justice M. to Susanna, Dunn, 18th Hussars, to Eliza, only daughdaughter of W. Heon, esq. Master in ter of Col. Williams, of Martinique. Chancery.

May 17. Rev. Frederick Rickets, to April 19. At Bath, Rev. J. Rudd, A.M. Mary Anne, eldest daughter of the late vicar of Blyth, to Miss E. Ferris, second Charles Street, esq. niece of the Earl of - of the late Dean of Battle. Shaftesbury.


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SOMB ACCOUNT OF THE LATE ANDREW MARSHAL, M. D. DR. A. Marskal was one of three sons, a student of Philosophy at Abernethy ; in a numerous family of children, of whom and next became a student of Divinity, oge male besides himself, and seven fe. after giving proofs of his conversion and males, lived to be adults; and was born in call. In the intervals between the times Fifeshire in 1742, at Park-bill, a large farm of his attendance at Abernethy he had on the side of the Tay, near Newburgh, taught a school in his father's peighbourheld by his father, Mr. John Marshal, of hood. He now attended sacraments, offithe Earl of Rothes. His father had re- ciatiug in his turn, and praying with much ceived a classical education himself; and emotion. A bearer was once so pleased being desirous that his two remaining sons, with his fervour in prayer, that he preWilliam and Andrew, the other having sented him with a guinea at its conclusion. died in early infancy, should enjoy a simi- His popularity, however, with the Seceders lar advantage, sent them first to the gram- did not long continue. Having published mar-school at Newburgh, and afterwards "an Essay on Composition, in a perito that of Abernethy, then the most cele- odical work, he was summoned before brated place of education among the Se- the Synod of his sect at Edinburgh; and ceders, of wbich religious sect he was a refusing to retract something that he had most zealous member. Here Andrew was said in his Essay, was excommunicated. regarded as a more quick and apt scholar After this he went to Glasgow, being then than his brother, who was the elder by two about 19 years of age. Here he divided fears. From his childhood he had taken bis time between teaching a school, and great delight in rural scenery. One day, attending lectures in the University. The while under the influence of feelings of branches of learning wbich he chiefly culthis kind, being then about 14 years old, tivated were Greek and Morals. At the be, all in a moment, told his father that he end of two years passed in this way, he wished to leave school, and be a farmer. became through the interest of the cele

His desire was granted; but he soon brated Dr. Reid, to whom his lalents and i shewed that it had not arisen from any diligence had recommended him,) tutor in

fondness for ordinary country labours. In a gentleman's family, of the name of

the following harvest-time, for instance, Campbell, in the Island of Islay. He ree having been appointed to follow the reap. mained here four years, inaking little -ers, and bind up the cut corn into sheaves, progress in learning; and spending the

he would frequently lay himself down in greater part of the time, not occupied by some shady part of the field, and, taking the duties of his slation, in wandering in a book from his pocket, begin to read, ut- solitude over the Island, admiring its rocks, terly forgetful of his task. He had in its beach, the ocean, and the islands scatinfancy shewn many marks of self-will tered around it. Prom Islay he went to and rashness; as he advanced in years, the University of Edinburgh with Mr. these qualities in bim became more coue Campbell's son; the following year he spicuous. Thus, his great delight was to carried bim back to his father. Having ride unbroken colts without a bridle. One surrendered his charge, he returned to day, on galloping a colt in this way down Edinburgh, where he subsisted himself by a bill, he was thrown upon the ground, readiog Greek and Latin privately with where he lay some tiine senseless. On students of tbe University ; in the mean another day, in order to see a horse-race time taking no recreation, but giving up at Erroll, he crossed the Tay alone ip a all his leisure to the acquisition of knowfishing boat, where it is two miies broad; ledge. He still considered himself a stuand returned in the same way, after under: dent of Divinity, in which capacity he degoing infinite labour, and running great livered two discourses in the Divinityrisk of being catried out to sea. His fa- ball; and from motives of curiosity be ther, in the mean time, a man of enthu- gan in 1769 to attend lectures on Medicine. siastic mind, had been so much occupied While thus employed he was chosen a ja building meeting-houses, and conduct- member of the Speculative Society, where, ing other business for the Seceders, to the in the beginning of 1772, he became acneglect of his own affairs, that he fell into quainted with Lord Buigonie, who was so arrears for rent; and being obliged on much pleased with the display woich he this account to leave Park-hill, went to made of genius and learning in that Sod another farm, near Torryburn, ou the op- ciety, that he requested they should read posite side of the county. Andrew, who together; and in the aut imn of the fol. was sixteen when this change in his fa- lowing year mare a proposal for their ther's affairs took place, being now tired going to the Continent, which was readily of farming, resumed his studies, with the accepted. They travelled slowly through intention of becoming a Seceding minister, Flanders to Paris, where they stayed a feeling himself gifted in the way of say month, and then proceeded io Tours, ing grace, and performing other religious where thcy resided eight months, in the exercises. Shortly after, he was admitted bouse of a man of letters, under whose


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