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14. At Mayne, the lady of Colonel Hay of Wes order of St Louis, commander of the Legion of terton, a son.

Honour, &c. to Lady Maria Caroline Brundenell - Near Hampton, Mrs R. Boog, a son.

Bruce, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of 16. At Houndwood House, the lady of Captain Aylesbury. Collison, royal navy, a daughter.

19. At Edinburgh, Mr R. Robertson, jun. Glas - In Sackville Street, Dublin, the lady of James gow, to Clementina, daughter of the late Mr J. Traill Hall, Esq. a daughter.

Carmichael, Aithrey, Stirlingshire. 19. At Schivas, Aberdeenshire, the lady of Alex. - At Paisley, Deputy Assistant CommissaryForbes Irvine, Esq. a son.

General J. Paterson, to Eliza, youngest daughter 20. At Newington, Edinburgh, Mrs Mowbray of the late Mr John Miller, manufacturer. Stenhouse, a son.

- At London, the Honourable Frederick Syl25. At Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, the lady of vester North Douglas, only son of Lord Glenbervie, John Douglas, Esq. of Lockerby, a daughter. to Harriet, eldest daughter of William Wrightson, - At Maryfield, East-road, Mrs Anderson, a son. Esq. of Cusworth.

21. At Edinburgh, Major Orr, of the Royal Fu

ziliers, to Sarah, eldest daughter of the late Spencer MARRIAGES.

Boyd, Esq. of Pinkill, Ayrshire.
June 5. At Port-Glasgow, Captain Robert Gil-

22. At Broughton Street, Edinburgh, James kinson, to Eleonora, daughter of R. Brown, Esq.

Crauford, Esq. to Miss Eliza H. Bell.
Port-Glasgow.
94. At Morefield, near Aberdeen, John Cameron,

DEATHS.
Esq. surgeon, R. N. to Eliza, only daughter of
Andrew Third, Esq.

Oct. 1818. At Calcutta, Mr George Hamilton, 28. At Dundee, Robert Stirling Graham, Esq.

second son of the late John Hamilton, Esq. of Polof Kincaldrum, to Miss Mary-Ann Jobson, eldest

mont Bank, daughter of John Jobson, Ex. of Rosemount.

Dec. 23. In the interior of India, Ensign James - At Liverpool, the Rev. James Macgowan, Rainnie Anderson, of the Honourable the India master of the academy, Seel Street, Lo Miss Susan Company Engineers, roungest son of John Andernah Jackson, of the county of Westmoreland. son, Esq. of Winterfield.

29. At Ralston House, Robert Orr, Esq. eldest Jan. 13, 1819. At Bangalore, after a short ill-
son of John Orr, Esq. Dublin, to Eliza, third daugh- ness, William Simpson, Esq. merchant, Madras.
ter of
late William Orr, Esq. Ralston.

March 27. At Golden Grove Estate, island of
- At Craigleith House, William Fleming, Esq. Tobago, after a severe illness, Archibald Campbell,
banker, Cupar, to Helen, eldest daughter of Alex. Esq. aged 24 years, son of Lieutenant-Colonel
Bonar, Esq. of Ratho, banker in Edinburgh. Campbell of Glenderual, Argyleshire.
July 1. At Gallanach, Dugald Campbell, Esq.

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In March last, off Vera Cruz, of a malignant fe late of Islandree, to Jane, eldest daughter of the ver, aged 15, Henry Symons; and five days after, late Patrick Macdougal, Esq. of Gallanach.

through excess of grief at the loss of his brother, 2. At Corslie, Robert Allan, Esq. of Strawberry George Symons; both midshipmen on board his Hall, to Rebecca, daughter of the deceased John Majesty's ship Sybille, and twin sons of J. W. SyLawrie, Esq. of Lowherriot.

mons, Esq. of Bath. 5. At Dunfermline, Mr James Orrock, mer Near Falmouth, Jamaica, in the end of March chant, to Miss Jessie Malcolm, youngest daughter last, Joseph Wood, Esq. an amiable and excellent of the late Finlay Malcolm, brewer there.

character, whose valuable and endearing qualities 6. At Edinburgh, Mr Henry Ovendon Collard, will be long remembered by his surviving relations to Grace, only daughter of Mr Thoinas Gilchrist, and friends. Edinburgh.

June 3. At Edinburgh, at Mr Hay's, Heriot - At London, William Yates Peel, Esq. M. P. Row, Major Thomas Broughame, late of the Honsecond son of Sir Robert Peel, Bart. to Lady Jane ourable East India Company's service. Moore, second daughter of the Earl of Mount 15. At Beaumont Place, Edinburgh, in her 20th Cashell.

year, Miss Elizabeth Lighthody, only daughter of 8. At London, I. R. G. Graham, Esq. M. P. el the late Mr James Lightbody, hat manufacturer in dest son of Sir James Graham, Bart. of Netherby, Glasgow; and on the 21st, his son, Mr James to Fanny Callander, youngest daughter of James Lightbody, hatter, in his 22d year. Campbell, Esq. of Ardkinglass. His Royal High Suddenly, Mr James Weatherly, tenant in ness the Duke of York gave the bride away, and Hopridge, aged 72. the Duchess of York was present at the ceremony. - At Bermuda, Richard Fred. Baird, youngest

9. At Edinburgh, at St Paul's Chapel, Robert son of Sir James Gardiner Baird of Saughtonball, M'Queen, Esq. younger of Braxfield, to Zepherina,

Bart.
eldest daughter of Henry Veitch, Esq. of Eliock.

Drowned, between Coll and Ardnamurchan,
12. At Ladysmill, Alexander Balloch, Esq. of Mr Donald Macdonald, distiller in the island of
Middlefield, to Margaret, third daughter of the late Tyree.
Robert Melville, Esq. Falkirk.

17. At London, aged 82, William Wallis, Esq. - At Edinburgh, Alexander Thomson, Esq. the oldest surgeon in the British navy, and last re. W. S. to Ann, eldest daughter of Charles Hay, Esq. maining of those who, in the year 1784, under the Great King-street.

command of Captain Phipps, afterwards Lord Mul13. At Edinburgh, Mr J. F. Williams, landscape grave, in the Racehorse and Carcase, went the expainter, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr James pedition to the North Pole, in which enterprise he Pillans, printer in Edinburgh.

was surgeon on board the Carcase. - At Edinburgh, William Bogue, Esq. of Kirk 18. At Glasgow, Mr J. Hepburn, writing-master, land, in the county of Haddington, to Miss Eliza aged 57; and on the 21st, his son James, aged 11. beth West, only daughter of the late Lieutenant They were interred in one grave. Colonel John West.

19. At Moray Street, Leith Walk, Mr William - At Laverock Bank, John Street, Esq. royal Wilkie. regiment artillery, to Catherine, second daughter - At Perth, Mrs Stewart of Bonskeid. of Henry Jardine, Esq. of Harwood.

- At Hackness, Margaret Anne, wife of George 14. At Erskine Manse, James Haldane Tait, Esq. Johnstone, Esq. and eldest daughter of the late Sir captain in the royal navy, to Stewart, youngest R. V. B. Johnstone, Bart. daughter of the late Rev. Robert Cunninghame of 20. At Zurich, in the 53d year of his age, Mr Balgownie.

Henry Lavater, physician, son of the celebrated 15. At London, Charles Drummond, Esq. jun. physiognomist of that name. to the Honourable Mary Dulsebella Eden, sister of

21. Åt Newton-upon-Ayr, James Turner, aged Lord Auckland.

100. He was a sergeant in the king's army in the - At Aberdeen, William Allen, Esq. to Ann, year 1745 daughter of the late P. Duncan, Esq.

- At Dundee, aged 19, Thomas, youngest son 16. At Edinburgh, Mr James Stephens More, of Mr James Duncan, jun. Castlehill, Dundee. teller, Royal Bank, to Catherine, eldest daughter 22. At her house in Park-street, London, Mary, of the late Walter Lockhart, Esq. depute clerk of Baroness Mordaunt of Turvey, aged 82. By her Session.

death this old peerage descends to his Grace the 17. First at the church of the Assumption, Rue Duke of Gordon, who also succeeds to the entailed St Honore, and afterwards at the chapel of the estate of Durris, in Kincardineshire. English ambassador, and in presence of his Excel 23. In Easter Duddingstone, Mr Patrick Meik. lency, Colonel the Cointe de Mondreville, of the - At Airdrie, the Rev. Andrew Duncanson, king's garde du corps, knight of the royal military minister of the associate congregation there, in the

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52d year of his age, and 27th of his ministry. He Hay, Esq. formerly speaker of the honourable possessed, in an eminent degree, the various quali. House of Assembly of the island of Grenada. tjes which constitute an amiable character.

11. At Stirling, Captain James Crichton, of the -- At Milton, the infant son of Sir David Hunter Briton Indiaman. Blair.

12. At Dalkeith, Mr George Rae, merchant At Bath, Captain Philip Dumaresg, R. N. there. 24. At Cheltenham, Lieut.-General Charles Rey. 13. At Dunbar, of scarlet fever, Peter, aged three nolds, of the Honourable East India Company's years, eldest son of George Sandilands, Esq. service, on the Bombay establishment.

- At Seaton House, Hannah Charlotte GeorgiAt Edinburgh, Mr John Richmond, mer. ana, the infant daughter of Lord James Hay. chant, Blair-street.

- At Edinburgh, Mr William Ford, of the Ca- At Hursley Park, in Hampshire, Sir William ledonian Glass Works. Heathcote, Bart. He represented the county of 14. At Kensington Palace, Lady Porter, relict Southampton in three successive Parliaments, but of Sir Stanier Porter, Knight. retired from public life at the general election in 15. At the manse of Pittenweem, in the presby. 1806, on account of ill health.

tery of St Andrew's, the Rev. Dr James Nairne of - At Smeaton, in the 81st year of his age, Sir Claremont, minister of that parish, in the 69th George Buchan Hepburn, Bart. of Smeaton, for year of his age and the 44th of his ministry. Dr merly one of the Barons of the Court

of Exchequer. Nairne died the father of his presbytery, as his 27: At Middleton House, John Hepburn Mit grandfather and father had done. The family

have chelson, youngest son of the late Archibald Hep been favoured in Providence by a long tract at burn Mitchelson, Esq. of Middleton.

public usefulness in the sacred function; the Dor 29. At Abbeville, on his way to Paris, Marma tor's grandfather and father having been parochial duke Constable Maxwell, Esq. of Terreagles, coun ministers in the same presbytery with himself, the ty of Dumfries, and of Everingham, in the county one for 68 and the other for 53 years. Their united of York.

incumbences amount to 164 years, while for 116 July 1. At Kingston, John Burn,

Esq.

successive years their names have stood in the presAnne Sophia Shipley, aged 17, daughter of bytery roll. Although in a state of great debility William Green, Esq. of Stanway Hall; and in the of body, insomuch that latterly he had to sit in evening of the same day, her twin sister Harriet the pulpit, Dr Nairne's mind continued to be in Mary Frances.

full vigour ti the last; and the variety of his du- At Dunbar, of scarlet fever, Marion Hepburn, ties the last time he preached is striking :-on the eldest daughter of George Sandilands, Esq.; and second Sunday before his death, he not only did on the 3d, George Macfarlane, son of Mrs Sandi his usual forenoon duty, but in addition, ordained lands and the late Duncan Macfarlane, Esq. Glas elders, dispensed the sacrament of baptism, and cegow.

lebrated a marriage. 2. At Stockwall, Mr James Mackay, of the Fo 16. At Edinburgh, Mrs Ann Fraser, relict of Mr reign Department of the War Office.

John Rae, surgeon. - At Newbyth, Mrs Maria Hearsy Gavin, spouse 17. At Gallatown, near Dysart, Mr Dav. Thomof Robert Baird of Newbyth, Esq.

son, late merchant there; and, at Coaltown, on 3. In Salisbury-street, Edinburgh, Mr Alexander the preceding evening, his son, David. Walker,

formerly a brewer and bailie of this city. 18. At Kersewell, William Bertram, Esq. of At Paris, H. Crawford, Esq. late of Greenock. Nisbet. At Paris, Laurence Oliphant, Esq. of Gask. 19. At Edinburgh, Isabella, only daughter of

At Viewfield, near Stirling, Major Alexander Mr Andrew Brown, bookseller, Leith-street. Stewart, Fasnacloich, in the 84th year of his age. 20. At his house, Albany-street, Edinburgh, at an

4. At Newabbey, Miss Isabella Anderson, daugh advanced age, John Playfair, Esq. Professor of Natuter of John Anderson, Esq. of Fermoy, Ireland. ral Philosophy in the university of this city. No man

- At Glammis, Patrick Proctor, Esq. of Hal ever, perhaps, deserved or enjoyed a larger share kerton,

of the public esteem. By the world at large he was - At Oban, Mrs Marion Steel, spouse of Mr respected for his great and various acquirements, Hugh Stevenson, senior, universally regretted. both in literature and science, while to the circle of

5. At Torbain, aged 14, Helen Robertson, daugh his private friends, he was, in a peculiar manner, ter of William Scott, pewterer, Edinburgh.

endeared, by his mild and unassuming character. - At Edinburgh, Miss Ann Hamilton, youngest He was one of the greatest ornaments of the unidaughter of Alexander Blair, Esq. W.S.

versity of Edinburgh.-Monday, the remains of - At his house in Charles-street, Edinburgh, Mr the much-lamented Professor were interred in the John Ranken, late of Portugal-street, Lincoln's Inn old Calton burying-ground. The corpse was preFields, London.

æded by a great number of gentlemen who had - Át his seat at Newlands, in the county of been pupils of the deceased, and the members of Southampton, the Honourable Admiral Sir Wm the Speculative Society, in fours; it was followed Cornwallis, G. C. B. Vice-Admiral of England, &c. by the Magistrates of the city, the mace and hal. &c.

berds of their officers covered with erape--the Pro 6. At Forbes Lodge, Alexander Forbes, Esq. of fessors of the University, the mace also covered Invernan.

with crape--the members of the Royal, Medical, - At Haddington, Mr Adam Christison, sur and Physical Societies—the Astronomical Institargeon, aged 21.

tion--the Wernerian Natural History Society, and 7. At Portobello, Charles, second son of Henry a great number of private friends. About half-past David Erskine, Esq. of Ammondell.

two, the melancholy procession moved from his - At her house, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, late residence in Albany Street, through a vast conMrs Murray of Mitchelstone.

course of spectators, who appeared deeply imAt Elder-street, Edinburgh, Miss Catherine pressed in beholding this tribute to departed excelCameron, daughter of the late Mr John Cameron, lence. On reaching the burying ground, the gen. merchant, Leith.

tlemen who preceded the corpse opened, two and - At St Andrew's, Mr William Paterson, hair two, and uncovered, as it passed to the place of indresser.

terinent. 8. At Milnathort, after a short illness, the Rev. - At Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Miss Murray, Andrew Imrie, in the 72d year of his age, and 34th only daughter of the late Hon. and Rev. Dean of his ministry.

Murray of Killaloe, in Ireland. At Canaan Grove, in the neighbourhood of Lately-At Clifton, Mrs Spear, the lady of Capt. Edinburgh, Miss Margaret Campbell, daughter of Joseph Spear, R. N. She was the second daughter the late Mr James Campbell of Glasgow.

of the late Ludowiek Grant, Esq. of Knockandow, 9. At Rothesay, George Cunninghame, Esq. and a near relative of the Duke of Gordon and the Surveyor-general of the Customs for Scotland. Earl of Aboyne.

- At Inglismaldie, Kincardineshire, after a few On his passage to Bermuda, in consequence of a days illness, Juliet, Countess of Kintore.

fall from the poop of his Majesty's ship Newcastle, - At Milnfield, after a lingering illness, Mrs Lieutenant George C. Yeo, only brother of the late Ann Bean, aged 55, wite of Mr Macdonnell, writer, Commodore Sir J. L. Yeo. Inverness.

At Oze, in the Isle of Skye, Captain Alexander 10. At his house in Slonne Street, Chelsea, James Macleod.

Oliver & Boyd, Printers, Edinburgh.

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TO JAMES HOGG ESQUIRE of Eltrire lake Yarrow, eommonly called the Eurick or Chaldean Shepherd. Author of the Queens Wake, Pilgrims of the Sun, llogg on Sherp and many celebrated articles in this Magazine, Member of the Dilettanti Society of Edinburgh, the Dirty Shirt of Glasgow, the Shakespeare of Alloa

Parmers Club of Harich &rly & Son This Print is inscribed by

Morgan Oiloherty. Holy Rood Hlouse.

1819.

EDINBURGH MAGAZINE.

No XXX.

SEPTEMBER 1819.

Vol. V.

The Tent. We have no wish to inform the pub- take a bumper at the close of every lic of all the difficulties we had to en- paragraph, which may possibly account counter in bringing out the last Number for their being somewhat shorter than of our valuable Miscellany. It was on is usual in our full, free, and flowing the evening of the 16th of August style of composition. that we arrived in Edinburgh from For three days—and we may almost our Tent; and as we had to ship off add nights, there was no occasion to say to London on the 20th, the hurry- to us sæpe vertas stylum,” for we bolda skurry and the helter-skelter at the ly dashed at every thing, from Don Juan Printing-Office may be more easily to Slack the Pugilist; and flew in a imagined than described. Immediately moment from the Cape-of-Good-Hope on stepping out of the Aberdeen coach, to the Pyramids of Egypt. “My grawe came bob against Mr Blackwood, cious, your versatility is most fearsome," who exclaimed, “ My gracious ! Mr murmured our astonished publisher : Editor, this is a fine prank you have “ It will be one of our best Numbers been playing us all! The cry for copy after all.” The truth is, that we felt is most terrible-dog on it .*. nettled by the remark of Dr Morris, But goodness be praised, here you are, in his “ Peter's Letters to his Kinsa come away up to Ambrose’s.” We soon folk,” that we only laid plans for others found ourselves sitting before a sirloin to execute, and were determined to of beef and a pot of porter; and Mr shew the physician and all the rest of Ambrose, who saw there was something the world, -first, that we are no sinein the wind more than usual, brought curists,-and, secondly, that our seat is in the Steel Pen, our best japan ink, not at a board under government. and a quire of wire-wove. Having tra- We are not personally known at the velled much in coaches during the early Printing-Office, so we hobbled down on part of our life, we even now ate our midnight along with Ebony to witness dinner as in fear of the horn; so the operations. What motion of many that in less than quarter of an hour twinkling hands among compositors! the sirloin was removed with a deep What display of brawney arms among gash on his side, and the empty porter pressmen ! What a stir of printers'-depot rose from the table at a touch. We vils ! " The Editor's MS. is growing scarcely took time to wipe our mouths, worse and worse every month," said a and fell to, “ totis viribus,” like a giant long sallow-faced stripling, with a page refreshed, to the "Twelfth of August,” of the Twelfth of August close to his an article which we finished at a sitting, eyes, as if he were going to apply a and which we are happy to find has bandage" What makes the young given very great and general satisfac- lads ay sae sair on Hairy Brougham, tion. Ebony, meanwhile, lost not a I wonder," quoth another“ Here's moment in running down to the Print- another slap at Macvey,” said a third, ing-Office with a packet we had brought “ that's really too bad.”. “I would not from the Tent-and on his return, by grudge sitting up all night at another way of shewing his satisfaction, he Canto of the Mad Banker of Amsterwhispered mine host to place near our dam,” added a fourth—but not to be right hand a small bowl of cold punch, tedious, we were pleased to observe, which a Glasgow gentleman in the that on the whole a spirit of good huadjacent parlour had been kind enough mour and alacrity pervaded the Office, to manufacture ; and we felt it to be and above all, that that vile Jacobino less our duty to ourselves than to nical spirit, unfortunately but too preMessrs Blackwood and Ambrose, to valent among persons of their profesVOL. V.

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