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DEATHS. Jan. 24. At London, Mrs Ruddach, of Feb. 1809. Robert Arbuthnot, Esq. late Keppel Streel, Russel Square, a son. ; Chief Secretary of Government for the

25. Ác Dailar's house, Mrs Campbell of island of Ceylon, (eldest son of the late RoSkerrington, a daughter.

bert Arbuchnot Esg. merchant in Edin25. Ai London, the Countess of Mans. burgh,) the loss of whom is deeply lanentfield, a son..

ed by his relacions and friends He was 20. At Hampton, Middlesex, Lady Ed. on board his Majesty's schooner Viper, modstone of Duntreath, a son.

which sailed from Cadiz for Gibraltar, inr 9. At London, the Lady of Lieut. Col. February 1809, and we are very sorry to Barclay, of the 52d foot, a daughter.

say, has never since been heard of. 29. A. Tyrone-house, Dublin, the Mar Aug. 2. At Burka, in the Persian Gulf, chioness of Waterford, a son and heir. Captain David Seton, resident at Muscat,

Feb. 1. At Leith, Mrs Sibbald of Glads- ninth son of the late Mr Daniel Secon, Food, a son.

merchant in Edinburgh. 5. Ai Castlecraig, Lady Gibson Carmi. The following ofti ial notice is highly chael, a daughter.

honourable co this gentleman's character. 6. At Auchter wuse, Viscountess Ar

Bombay Castle, Aug. 21. 1809. borhoot, a daughter

GENERAL ORDER. 7. Ac Granton, near Edinburgh, Lady By the Honourable the Governor in Charlotte Hope, a daughter.

Council. 7. At Edinburgh, Mrs Couper, wife of It is with much concern that the Hon. Mr Peter Couper, writer to the signet, a the Governor in Council has to announce $on.

to the army the death of Captain David Se8. At Lintrose, the Lady of John Mur ton, the resident at Muscat, which happenray, Esq. of Lintrose, a son.

ed on the ed inst, Captain Seton, whose 10. Ac Donavourd, Mrs Fergusson, a life has at length tallea a sacrifice to the

very unsalubrious climate of the Muscat 10. At Edinburgh, Mrs Russell, wife of station, has, for a series of years, been enMr Patrick Russell, writer to the signet, gaged in the diplomatic department of this a son.

Residency, in the course of which his zeal 11. At Edinburgh, Mrs Gillon, wife of for the public service has been conspicuous, Joseph Gillon, Esq. writer, a daughter. whilst the duties committed to him have

11. At Merchiston Hall, the Lady of been promoted by those conciliatory manCape Campbell, 94th regiment, a daugh- ners towards the natives, by which the good ter.

temper and character of this regretted offi11. At the marse of Cariston, the Hon. cer were very creditably distinguished. Mrs Lyell, a daughter.

By order of the Hon. the Governor in 14. At Edlinburgh, the Lady of Captain Council. Scoidart, royal navy, a son.

W. NEWNHAM, Sec. to Government. 15. At Castlehill, near Inverness, the La. 6. At his Garden House, near Madrus, dy of William Chisholm of Chisholm, Esq. Dr Jimes Anderson, Physician-General, a son and heir.

and President of the Medical Board of 17. Ar Jedburgh, Mrs Brown of Raw. Midras, aged 72. (See p. 179) fa, a son.

19. At Vizagapatam, of a severe and 19. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Joho painful illness, which he bore with exemCampbell, Esq. of Stonefield, a daughter. plary pacience, Benjamin Roebuck, Esq.

19. At Edioburgh, the Lady of Lieut. (son of the late Dr Roebuck of Kinniel,) Colonel Ainslie, King's Own Borderers, a late Paymascer-General to the army on the 300.

coa 1. A more faithful and zealous ser19. A: Warkton, Northamptonshire, Mrs vant the Company did not possess; his acWauchope, wife of the Rev. David Wau tive, well informed and enterprising mind, chope, a son.

aniply stored with ancient and modern li20. At Edinburgh, Mrs Boyd of Broad. terature, was ever exerted for their and clie 2.dews, a daughter.

public gond. The mini of Madras, and 9. A: Edinburgh, Mrs Cachcart, wise che public docks at Coringa, are monuof Robert Cathcart, Esq, writer to the sig. ments, not less of his ingenuity, than of his Det, a daughter.

indefatigable and unceasing labuurs. Pub. 92. At Warri-zon, Mrs. Campbell, wife lic and private charity ever niet a most li. of John Campbell, Esq. writer to the sig. beral support from his hands. In mechaLet, a daughter.

nics, chemistry, and mineralogy, he had few A: Edinburgh, the Lady of Major James superiors; in other polite and useful actainImmo, a daughter.

ments, his comprehensive mind had acqui.


red very considerable knowledge. Politi- phant Macgregor, of Balhaldies, 77th foci, cal economy had ever been with him a

in bris 29th year. most favourite study, and few men were 17. At Perth, in the 75th year of his age, better acquainted with that interesting sub Mr William Wright, of the Perth brewery. ject. Hospitable, without ostentation, his 17. At St Andrew's, David Wemyss, cable was ever the resort of the best in. E-q. late of Lathallao. formed and most worthy members of so. 17. At Culrain, much respected, at the ciety, and few ever left it without gaining advanced age of 95, Mr William M'Culsome useful knowledge from his conversa. loch, late Society Teacher in the parish of tion-his address was polite, agreeable, and Kincardine. engsging. To him the settlement are in Jan. 19 Near Lambeth palace, the Hon. debted for the first introduction of ice, as William Frederick Eden, son of Lord Auck. well as for many of its most useful and or. land, M. P. for Woodstock, od one of the namental improvements. In private life Tellers of Exchequer. He left his father's Mr Roebuck was respected, esteemed, and house in Old Palace Yard, about right of beloved; che repeated testimonies he has clock in the evening, in good health and received from Government, his honourable spiries, and told his servants he would reemployers, and from public corporations turn in about an hour. To the great grief and societies, will best bespeak the value of and alarm of his family, no intelligence cbis most lamented member of society, could be obtained respecting him for up

Aug. 21. At Broach, in the East Indies, in wards of five wecks;-and it was soon be the civil service of the Company on the lieved that some fatal accident had befallen Bombay Establishment, Mr Thomas Mac him. Placards were posted up in different donald, second son of Thomas Macdonald, quarters, offering a reward of 100 guineas Esq. one of the commissioners for settling to discover him alive, and 50 guineas if the American debts ; described, in the dead. The Thames and the New River Bombay paper announcing his death, as ha were dragged in many places, and two boving been “a most promising character, by dies were found, one in each, but neither whose death the service and society have of them proved to be the body of the gensuffered a heavy loss."

tleman sought for. At length, on Sunday 30. Ac Bahama, Robert Lindsay, Esq. the 25th of February, about 12 o'clock, the superintendant and chief engineer, after an body was discovered in the following man. illiness of only a few days. The deceased ner, as proved before the Coroner's inquest. was 800 of George Lindsay, shoemaker in Richard Western, a bargeman, stated, that Earlscoun, in Berwickshire, and, during a (op the above day and hour) he was going residence of many years in these islands, on shore in a skiff, from a barge moored off had acquired the friendship and esteem of Lambeth Palace, with his apprentice, when all who knew him; his death will be la. he perceived something drifting on the wamented by many—as a faithful servant of about cwenty yards from the shore, opthe Crown--as a kind master to his slaves posite Finch's wharf, which he took for a --as a sincere friend and iruly benevolent piece of carpauling. It was ebb tide, and, man, he was surpassed by none. The in on approaching the object, and touching it calculable advantages that result to the in with a boat-hook, witness discovered it to habitants of Scotland from that excellent in- be a body, and it immediately turned with sticution of parish schools, added to the im. its face upwards. The body was fasteaed pressions that thay, at an early period, re a.stern, and conveyed to the shore, when ceive in morality and religion, we see in a man, of the name of Swan, said it was the above instance (being one of thousands) Mr Eden, for whom a great reward was manifested.-Babama Gazette, Sept. I. effered. Witness immediately went to Lord

Nov. 6. Ac Staten islund, New York, Auckland's, and a servant-maid and a foot Dockor Reeges Fowler, late of Nassau, New boy recognised the body. It was con vey. Hovidence.

ed to the Brown Bear, and on searching Dec. 15. At Madeira. Mr David Shirrefs, his pockets, a receipe was found in a pockeleldest seal of the Rev. Dr Shirrefs of Aber. book, for 600l. paid to Drummond and Co. deen.

131. in notes, some silver, and a gold watch SO. At Zuric. Zee, Holland, General Ro and seal, besides other articles. Accordbere Douglas, son of the late George Dou. ing ro the appearance of the body, witpess glas, Esq. of Freershaw.

supposed it night have been a fortnight ia 80. Mr Alexander Low of Dow-hill the water, but it might have been siz Mill, Kinross sbire.

weeks, at this season of the year, if buried Jan. 6. At Jamaica, William Fyfe, Esq. in sand. A scratch, visible in the forehead, of London, brother of the late Mr Barclay migbe have heen occasioned by the gravel. Fyfe, merchant in Leith.

Mr Scables stated, that he was adjutant of 16. Ac Chichester, Major William Oli che Westminster corps, of which the de.



ceased was colonel ; that he called on the Mary Williamson, relict of Mr Alexander Colonel on the forepoon of Friday the 19th Keddie, tallow.chandler, Edinburgh. of January, and paid him 600l. to account 26. Ac Knockfin, Capt. John Chisholm, of the corps ;- that Mr Eden called on him much regretted. at bis apartments, the same evening about 27. Ai London, Mr Tattersal of Hyde seven, and alter seciling some military mar. Park Corner, the celebrated horse dealer. lets, and desiring Mr Scables to come to 29. Ac Alloa, Mr James Haige merchant, him again on Monday forenoon, and bring 29. At London, Thomas Gibson, Esq. a. the papers with him, he went hastily down gd 51. scairs ;--that he dever considered Mr Eden 30. Ac Edinburgh, John Taylor, Esq. as the least deranged in his mind ;--that writer to the signet. he understood the deceased went home to 30. At Port Glasgow, James Crawford, Lord Auckland's, and made his own tea. Esq. Major Jones, belonging to the Westminster 91. At Aberdeen, Mrs Isabella Lumsden, corps, knew che Colonel well, and he ne- spouse of John Lunisden, Esq. Middlefield, ver conceived an idea that he was deran aged 42. ged; and this was corroboraced by Mr Figg, 31. At Horsemilo, James Lorimer, sen. Lord Auckland's steward. There was no Esq. factor on the estate of Moncrieff. parson from Lord Auckland's excepciog Mr 31. Ac Perth, Mrs Findlay, wife of the Figy, and the Jury returned a special ver. Rev. John Findlay, one of the ministers of dict of_" Found drowned in the River ; that place. bur, by what nieans the body came there, 31. At the advanced age of 95, Mi John there was no evidence before the Jury." Mircle, tenane in Boon, Berwickshire.

an. 19. At her house in Canongate, in Feb. 1. At Bach, Sir Charles Turner, the 91st year of her age, Mrs Margaret Bart. Henderson, widow of Bailie James Gentle, 1. At Dundee, the venerable Scottish brewer. Besides legacies to her own and Episcopal Bishop Strachan. her husband's relations, she has left, for pi- 1. Ai Glasgow, Richard Cross, Esq. ogs purposes, che following sums :--To be ). At Edinburgh, Mr Gabriel Peter, late Edinburgh Missionary Society, 1001; to stationer there, aged 81. dicto, for assisting the Missionaries in Tar- 2. Ac St Boswell's, the Rev.John Scade, tary in translating the Scriptures into the minister of chat parish country languages, 1001; to the Canon 2. At Leith, Miss Sarah Ainslie, daugh. Ette Charity Work house, 201; to the ter of Major John Ainslie, in the service Royal Infirmary, 201; to the Asylum for of the Hon. East India Company. the Industrious Blind, 20%.

3. At Edinburgh, in her 77th year, Mrs 21. Ac Tomovoide, parish of Boleskine, Elspeth Little, relict of Mr John Little, late aged 75, James Fraser, a man of modest of Stewarton. Danners and an exemplary life. He was 3. At East Wemyss, in the 78th year of one of the Fraser Highlanders, who dis. his age, Mr Thomas Hutchison. tinguished themselves so eminently at the 3. Aí Perth, suddenly, by the bursting capture of Quebec

of a blood vessel, Mr David Johnson, ju92. At London, John Hoppner, Esq. nior, manufacturer there-in the prime of R. A. the celebrated portrait painter, life, most universally lamented. aged 61.

4. At Shinness, Sutherlandshire, Captain 29. Ac Edinburgh, James Denniscoun Donald Macheson. Lang, son of Alexander Lang, Esq. advo- 5. At Edinburgh, in an advanced age, cate.

Mr Robert Sempill, lace brewer at Castle. 23. At Glasgow, Mr John Jamieson, barns, representative of the ancient family purgeon.

of Sempill of Beltrees, in Renfrewshire. 24. At Angelraw, Berwickshire, John 5. Ai ditto, aged 84, Mrs Margaret Knox, Hay of Angelraw, Esq.

relict of Henry Broughton, Esq. furmerly 94. At Newhaven, aged 71, Mr Robert Collector of Excise at Stirling. Clark, late bookseller in Edinburgh.

5. At Dunkeld, in the 87th year of her 05. Ai London, the Hon. Charles Lau- age, Mrs. Margaret Macduff, relict of Mr rence Dundas, second son of Lord Dundas. Walcer Cargill.

25. At ditto, Mr Gilbert Pidcock, of the 5. At Edinburgh, the infant son of Wil. Royal Menagerie, Exeter 'Change, aged liam Molle, Esq. of Mains.

6. At Exmouth, in the 238 year of her 25. At London, Mr P. F. M'Callum, au- age, Catherine, daughter of John Burnett, thor of Travels in Trinidad.

Esq. of Elrick, Aberdeenshire. 25. At Edinburgh, Janet, seventh daugh- 7. Ac Bellraven, near Dunbar, Lieut.ter of Alexander Donaldson, Esq.

Colonel William Sricil, formerly of his Ma. 23. A: her house, St Ann's Yards, Mrs jesty's 60th regiment of lout, at the advani


ced age of 104. He was an officer at the 11. Ar his seat at Parlington, in York. siege of Carthagena, and for fifty years ser shire, in his 65ch year, Sir Thomas Gasved his King and country with reputation. coigne, Bart. His death was accelerated Honour and integrity directed his conduct by the loss of his orly son, who was killed through life; to a graceful and dignified by a fall from his horse in October last. external bgure, was added an uncommon He is succeeded by a very distant relation share of the best faculties of the mind; the in a low station of life. urbanity of his manners embullished the 12. At Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Halliday, acuteness of his understandiog, while his relict of Mr James Torry, merchant. extensive memory, his varied knowledge, 12. Ac ditto, Robert Hunter, Esq. of and his fascinacing conversacion, even to Thurston. the last stage of liis prolonged existence, 14. At her house in Charlotte Square, delighted his friends, and rendered his Edinburgh, Mrs Christian Dundas, sister of company, in a high decree, pleasing and ac Lord Viscount Melville. ceptable.

18. Ac Edinburgh, Henry Brougham, Feb. 8. At Edinburgh, at a very advanced Esq. of Brougham.hall, in Westmoreland. age, Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton, widow of Dr 19. At Edinburgh, aged 51, Mr Francis Archd. Hamilton, and daughter of the late Mitchell, many years in the bank of Sir Sir Arthur Forbes of Foveran, Bart

William Forbes and Co. 9. At London, Thomas Everett, Esq. 23. At Edinburgh, Harriet, infant daughM. P. for Luggershall.

ter of James Hamilton, Esq. writer to the 10. At Canaan-house, 'in the 74th year signet of his age, the Rev. Dr Henry Grieve, se Lately, at his seat at Gaunton-house, nior minister of the Old Church of Edin- Norfolk, aged 77, che Righe Hon. Harbord burgh, one of the Deans of the Chapel Lord Suffield. Royal, and one of his Majesty's Chaplains Lately, Sir Jeremiah Fitzpatrick, Knt. in Ordinary for Seotland.

late Inspector-General of health to the army.

Price of Stocks,


Stock Omnium.
274 5

Prices of Grain at Haddington. 1810. / Wheat. Barley. | Oats. | Pease. Alar. 2. SO s. 47 28 s. 52 225. 29 235.SO 9. 31 45


32 22 28 99 28 16. 32 46 26 32 | 24

3 per cent

30 22 27 23. 30 47 27 98 26

32 22 98 30. 30 46 27 37 26 32 22 99

March 5.

12. 19. 26.

276 5

Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Meal, in

Edinburgh Market, per Peck.

Prices of Grain per quarter, Corn Exchange,




| Wheat. Barley | Oats.


Pease and Oatmeal.

Barley Meal. Bolls. / Price. Bolls. | Price. 300 1 19 184

17 16 286 ! 19 181 SO 17 16 SSO 19 181 50 17 16 300 20 191

34 17 16

Mar. 5.

12. 19. 26.

72 108 90 46
72 107 33 49
78 10938 4
72 107 38 48

Mar. 6.


22 31 44 48
23 32 44 49
24 33 44 48
24 39 44 49

J. MD. will appear in our next.

J. L. will see several of his pieces in this Number; we regret that particular circumstances prevented us from noticing them sooner.

Spring, by Andrew Scott, will appear, we think more seasonably, a month or two afier.

P. M. D. will appear soon.
1. B. B. will not suit our Miscellany.

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Page Register of the Weather for April, 242 Scottish Literary Intelligence, 286 High Water at Leitb for May, ib. Literary Intelligence, English and Description of Craigcrooke Castle, 243


ib. Notice of tl.e Edinburgh Exhibition of Paintings, &c. for 1809, 245

POETRY. Proceedings of the Caledonian Horti

Epitaphs, cultural Society, Proceedings of the Wernerian Na. PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT, tural History Society, . 247 House of Commons, Correction of alledged Mistakes in

-Official Papers relative to the Walo Milo's Tour, 248 cheren Expedition, .

., 290 Narrative of the Campaign in Por.' -Examination of Witnesses, 291

kazal, under Sir Arthur Wellesley, in the Spring of 1809,


HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. Report of the Number and Valne of the Stipends of the Scotch Clergy

India, Important Occurrences con. under 1501, per annum, .

nected with the British Interests

.252 A Tout from Arbroath to Montrose,


· 296 principally with a view to its re


• 302 Dare Antiquities,


-Marriage of Bonaparte with the Description of the State of Athens

Archduchess of Austria, • 303 ant Sparta in 1873, 263 - Imperial Decree,


307 -Sparta.

265 -Treaty annexing part of it to On the Character of the Venetian


Lib. School of Peinting, 266 Sweden,

308 Sinctures on the present Manners'

-Royal Decree of Charles XII), • 309 of Edinburgh, The Ooserver. No. Ill,

181 Success of the Spaniards against Casversation of Queen Mary with

The French,

ib. Me Somers, na her way to the Cas

Capture of Guadaloupe, tle of Wingfield, ad Feb. 1548, : 275

Capture of the Dutch Islands, st

Exstatia, St Martin, and Saba, . 314
The Scottish Chiefs : a Romance, • 278

High Court of Justiciary,

315 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu: Marriages,

317 factures, Chemistry, Science, and Deaths,

ib. the Fine Arts,

183 Procession at ihe Funeral of the Monthly Memoranda in Natural His. Right Hon, Will am Coulter, Lord tory, 235 Provost,..

319 New Works published in Edinburgh, : 86

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