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give according to their ability. The smallest contributions will be thankfully received. Let every individual contribute, if it be but a stone to the building, that their children may hereafter have the pleasure of pointing to its beautiful turrets, and exclaiming, “Our Fathers BUILT THEM.”
“ It has pleased an all-wise Providence to remove from amongst us that revered individual who laid the foundation-stone of the building, and who felt so warm an interest in its success, but there is every reason to hope that the college will find an equally zealous patron in his honored successor, and go on prospering and to prosper.
“Let all combine to advance its prosperity. It will be felt as a disappointment if the name of any one inhabitant who has even a shilling to spare, be found wanting in the general catalogue of subscribers.
“ Lhig da ooilley Cummaltee Ellan Vannin troggal orroo, myr un dooinney, as cur yn obbyr er y hoshiaght,' as nee Jee t' ayns niau ad'y vishaghey.'”
SINGULAR LAWS IN THE ISLE OF MAN. Lands may be alienated by deed, but not by will; no lease can be of a longer term than 25 years; and all such lands as have an unredeemed mortgage of 8 years' standing pass over to the mortgagee. Two witnesses, but neither seal nor stamp, are necessary to a conveyance of freehold property; and there are no such things as entailed estates beyond the heir of the owner. If a man marries an heiress, and survives her, he claims, so long as he remains a widower, one moiety of her estate; she, during her life, has no control over her property without the consent of her husband ; neither can he sell or leave his own estate without his wife's consent, so as to prejudice her right of survivorship. No landed proprietor is liable to arrest in a civil suit, unless it can be clearly proved he has it in contemplation to quit the island. For bigamy or polygamy no punishment falls on the parents, but upon the children, who are declared bastards, and rendered incapable of inheriting property. If two sticks zu e placed across a door, even if the door be open, it is felony to enter burglariously. Forgery is only regarded in the light of a civil debt. Theft, abuve the value of sixpence halfpenny, is capital.
LONACH HIGHLAND SOCIETY.
The Lonach Highland Society of Strathdon, held the anniversary meeting on the 29th of August, and having repaired from Edinglassie, the seat of Sir Charles Forbes, bart. patron of the association, to Culquhony, the plaided competitors contended with high spirit for the prizes to be awarded. The evening was spent in the exhilarating delights of the ball-room, which was attended by the Earl of Craven, Lord Molineux, and a numerous assemblage of the neighbouring gentlemen and visitors. It is gratifying to find amid the change of manners and altered pursuits of the 19th century, encouragement given to the innocent and invigorating diversions of times gone by, and a fond desire in Highland proprietors to foster the manly spirit of their tenants, and promote in Gaelic phrase “sugradh, abhais, agus seann amhailtean na'n Gleann," the hilarity, pastimes, and the old sports of the glens.
The East India Company's order for 20,000 yards of flannels, after being one year sent to Lancashire, has again been sent to a draper in Shrewsbury; the quality of the Lancashire goods being found so inferior as to be nearly useless in India. At the flannel market in Newtown, on the 25th ult. the most scarce goods were those at from 6d. to 14d. per yard; middle goods from 15d. to 21d.; fine and super 22d. to 2s. 9d. Enquiries were made for extra superfine at from 3s. 6d. to 3s. 9d.: but there were not enough of wool in the market; and as wool has much advanced, the manufactured goods must consequently advance.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
BIRTHS—(Cambrian.) Lately, at Port Madoc, the wife of Captain Hamlyn, of Gloucester, of a daughter.-On the 4th Sept. at Hanmer, the lady of the Rev. John Hanmer, of a son.—On the 5th Aug. at Wrexham, the lady of Richard Myddleton Lloyd, esq. of a daughter, which survived only 43 hours. On the 18th Aug. 'near Pont Newydd, the wife of David Morris, of a son.-On the 5th July, at Macclesfield, the lady of the Rev. T.C. Owen, of a daughter.—On the 4th Aug. at Plasgwyn, Anglesey, the lady of Wm. Barton Panton, esq. Hermitage, Beaumaris, of a son and heir.—On the 22d June, at Castle-square, Carnarvon, Mrs. Doctor Rees, of a son. On the 15th July, the lady of the Rev. John Nanney, of Belmont, Denbighshire, of a son and heir.—Lately, at Tymawr, Breconshire, the lady of W. H. West, High Sheriff of that county, of a son.-On the 10th Aug. the lady of W. Leigh Hilton, esq. of Plas Vollen, of a daughter.—On the 21st Aug. at the Rectory, Llanymynech, the lady of the Rev. John Luxmoore, of a daughter.—On the 2d July, at Llanstinan, the lady of Lieut. Col. Owen, M.P. of a daughter.On the 27th July, at Ymwll, the lady of the Rev. Griffith Owen, of a son.
-On the 4th July, at Llanelly, Mrs. Rees, wife of the Rev. David Rees, Minister of Capel Alch, of a daughter. On the 4th August, at Clovelly Court, Devonshire, lady Mary Williams, of Edwinsford, Carmarthenshire, of a daughter.-On the 9th ult. at Wrexham, the lady of the Rev. W. Nunn, of a son. On the 10th ult. Mrs. Nicholas Treweek, of Glanrafon Amlwch, of a son.
BIRTIS—( Caledonian.) On the 4th July, in Wimpole-street, London, Lady Vere Cameron, of a daughter.—Lately, at Nea House, Hants, the lady of Lieut. Col. W. G. Cameron, of a son.—On the 13th July, at Possil, Mrs. Colin Campbell, of a daughter.—On the 21st July, at Altyre, Lady Gordon Cumming, of a daughter.-On the 3d July, at Edinburgh, the Lady Louisa Forbes, of a son and heir.-On the 5th August, at Chelton hall, Suffolk, Viscountess Forbes, of a son and heir.—On the 18th July, at Edinburgh, Mrs. J. F. Macfarlane, of a daughter.—On the 31st August, at Burgie House, near Forres, the lady of Col. D. Mac Pherson, of a daughter.—On the 4th August, at Grandholme, near Aberdeen, the lady of Lieut. Mac Intyre, 78th Highlanders, of a daughter.—On the 22d August, at Edinburgh, the lady of Lieut. Col. W.G. Mackenzie, E.I.C. service, of a son.-On the 28th August, at London, the lady of Niel Malcolm, esq. jun. of Poltallach, Argyle, of a son and heir.Lately, at York-terrace, Regent's Park, London, the lady of C. H. Monro, esq. of a son.-On the 10th July, at Bromley, the Hon. Lady Ramsay, of Balmain, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES—(Cambrian.) On the 27th June, at Chester, Richard Barker, esq. of Chester, to Sarah, second daughter of Henry Potts, esq. of the same place.On the 12th August, at Bangor, Richard Bolton, esq. to Jemima Letitia, daughter of the late Robt. Bomford, esq. of Rahinstown House, co. Meath. On the 3d September, at Henllan, near Denbigh, the Rev. J. H. Browne, of Middleton, in Teesdale, to Miss Peel, of Dolhyfryd, near Denbigh. On the 30th July, at St. George's, Hanover-square, London, by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester, Josiah John Guest, esq. M.P. of Dowlais House, Glamorganshire, to Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie, sister of the Earl of Lindsey.-On the 3d September, at Grendon church, Sir John Hanmer, of Hanmer and Bettisfield Park, in the county of Flint, M. P. for Shrewsbury, to Georgiana, youngest
daughter of Sir G. Chetwynd, of Grendon Hall, in the county of Warwick, bart. On the 9th September, Thomas Holmes, esq. of Liverpool, to Elizabeth, only daughter of T. Hughes, esq. of Llanrwst, and late of Carnarvon. On the 25th June, at Wrexham, Hugh Hughes, esq. to Miss Langford, grand-daughter of J. Langford, esq. On the 28th June, at Llanbadarnfawr, Cardiganshire, Joseph Lewis Hall, esq. to Blandina Anne, third daughter of the late R. Lloyd, esq. of Llanerchbchwell, Montgomeryshire.—On the 2d September, at Prees, Shropshire, Mr. Robert IIill, to Ann, youngest daughter of Mr. John Barlow, of Wolvesacre Mill, Flintshire. On the 6th August, at Abereirch, Hugh Hunter, eldest son of Thomas Hughes, esq., Pwllheli, to Eliza, eldest daughter of John Evans, esq. of Ty'n y coed.—On the 23d July, at Abergele, the Rev. J. E. Hughes, curate of Eğlws Rhos and Llangwstenin, to Sarah, youngest daughter of Robert Hartley, of Rhos, Denbighshire, esq.-On the 19th August, at Radnor, J. Hopton, esq. of New Radnor, to Elizabeth, third daughter of Mrs. Jones, of Knighton.—On the 20 September, at Richmond, Yorkshire, John Lewis Hampton, esq. eldest son of J. H. Hampton, of Henllys, in the county of Anglesey, esq. to Frances Elizabeth, only child of Thomas Panson, of Prior House, Yorkshire, esq. On the 27th August, at Llanvibangel, Monmouthshire, Mr. D. Hughes, of Llanvrecha, aged forty-three, to Mrs. Mary Williams, of the former place, aged eighty-five! This is the third visit of the blooming fair one to the hymeneal altar; and in this instance, being decrepit, her friends were obliged to carry her to and from the ceremony.-On the 3d August, at St. Bridget's church, at Chester, the Rev. W. Innocent, of Stafford, to Barbara, youngest daughter of the late Edward Parry, esq. of Freeth, Flintshire. On the 29th June, at Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, the Hon. Lloyd Kenyon, eldest son of the Right Hon. Lord Kenyon, to the Hon. Georgiana de Grey, youngest daughter of the Right Hon. Lord Walsingham.-At Penrice, John Dillwyn Llewellyn, of Penllergare, Glamorganshire, to Emma, youngest daughter of the late Thomas Mansell Talbot, esq. of Penrice Castle, and sister of C. R. M. Talbot, esq. of Margam Park, also M. P. for Glamorganshire.—On the 3d September, at Glascombe, Radnorshire, William Lilwall, esq. of Kington, to Althea, fourth daughter of the late Edward Beaven, esq.—On the 25th July, at Ellesmere, John Provis, esq. of Holyhead, to Emily, third daughter of Thomas Staunton, esq. of the former place. On the 6th of August, at Trinity church, St. Mary-le-bonne, Captain Edward Gordon Douglas, of the Grenadier Guards, to Juliana Isabella Mary, eldest daughter of G.H. D. Pendant, esq. of Penrhyn Castle, Caernarvonshire.—On the 28th August, at Llanbeblig, Wm. St. George Pellissier, esq. to Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Rawden Hautenville, esq. of Dublin.—On the 12th September, at Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Dr. Rowlands, Chatham, to Miss Dorothy Bowen, fifth daughter of the late Geo. Bowen, esq. of Llwyngwair.-On the 10th August, Edward Bowles Symes, esq. of Brynhafod, Carmarthenshire, to Sarah, second daughter of the late Captain Daniel Grayson, Liverpool. -Lately, the Earl of Uxbridge, eldest son of the Marquis of Anglesea, to the Hon. Miss Harriet Bagot, daughter of Sir Charles and Lady Bagot, at at St. Peter's church, Euston square. There were present at the ceremony nearly the whole of the distinguished families.-At Llandysilio, Anglesey, John Williams, esq. of Pant Lodge, in that county, to Anne, youngest daughter of the late Edward Nicholls, esq. of Swithamley Park, Staffordshire.On the 27th August, at St. James's church, the Rev. J. Warneford, of Mickleham, Surrey, to Anna Maria, only daughter of the late Rev. Edw. Parry, rector of Llanferas, Denbighshire.-On the 2d of September, at Llandrindod, Richard Williams, esq. of Dolgelly, Merionethshire, to Miss
Owen, daughter of Edward Owen, esq. of Garthynghared, in the same county. On the 3d September, at Ditton, Cambridgeshire, J. L. Wynne, esq. eldest son of John Lloyd Wynne, esq. of Coed-coch, Denbighshire, to Mary Ann Frances, the eldest daughter of the Rev. John Haggitt, of Ditton.
-(Caledonian.) At Glasgow, June 28, Peter Reid, esq. to Maria, second daughter of the Rev. Robert Caldwell, of Wick, Caithness.—At Edinburgh, July 31, John Mac Donald, esq. secretary to the Highland Society of London, to Diana, daughter of the late Norman Mac Donald, esq. of Bernisdale.-At Edinburgh, July 24, the Rev. James Mac Dougal, rector of the Royal Academy, Tain, to Anne, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Bruce, esq. of Argyle.—At Carscae, August 27, J. A. Mackay, esq. Edinburgh, to Penelope, eldest daughter of J. Mac Millan Mac Neil, esq. of Carscae Argyle —At Stornoway, July 16, A. Ross Mac Leay, esq. collector of customs, to Jane, daughter of Benjamin Oliver, commander of his Majesty's cutter, Prince of Wales.-At Madras, February 14, Alexander Mac Lean, esq. younger, of Ardgour, to Jane, daughter of Major General John Dalrymple, North Berwick.–At Glasgow, August 7, Captain D. Mac Nab, to Grace, youngest daughter of Mr. Alexander Campbell, Kenchrakine, Dallmally.--At Inverernan, September 2, the Rev. Robert Meiklejoho, minister of Strathdon, to Eliza Grant, second daughter of Dr. George Forbes, of Blelac and Inverernan, Aberdeenshire. -At Inverness, June 28, Mr. William Mac Argo, of the Excise, to Helen Wilkie, daughter of L. Grandison, esq.–At Florence, July 25, Alexander, eldest son of Graham Bower, esq. of Kincaldrum, to the Countess Pelagie, Kossakowska, of Poland.-At Grangemouth, July 29, Mr. James Brookes, to Margaret, daughter of the late Andrew Mackay, LL.D.F.R.S.E. &c.-At Dublin, J. D. Lyon, son of the late Lieutenant General Campbell, of Williamston, Perthshire, and St. Andrews, to Alicia Richarda, eldest daughter of the late T. H. Houghton, esq. Kilmarnock House, Wexford.—At Edinburgh, Aug. 6, the Rev. John Cumming, A.m. Minister of the Scots church, Crown Court, London, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. James Nicholson, Trinity-square, Southwark.–At London, July 15, Sir David Thurlow Cunningham, of Milncraig, bart. to Anne, third daughter of Lieut. Gen. the Hon. Robert Meade.--At Ferntower, July 25, the Hon. William H. Drummond, eldest son of Viscount Strathallan, to Christina, youngest daughter of the late Robert Baird, esq. of Newbyth.—June 27, Lieut. Col. F. Farquharson, 7th Royal Fusileers, to Thomasina, youngest daughter of the late T. Nasmyth, esq. Jamaica.-At Blairvaddach, July 5, Charles Forbes, esq. second son of the late Sir Wm. Forbes, of Pitsligo, and Fettercairn, bart. to Jemima Rebecca, daughter of the late Col. Ronaldson Mac Donnell, of Glengarry.
-(Cambrian.) In James street, London, aged 64, Lieut. Col. the Hon. Robert Clive, eldest brother to the Right Hon. the Earl of Powis.—On the 4th August, in the King's Buildings, Chester, Elizabeth, the wife of Brooke Cunliffe, esą. of Erbistock Hall, Denbighshire, in the 24th year of her age.-On the 14th August, at Holywell, aged 69, Mr. John Denman; a man beloved and respected by an extensive circle of friends. On the 20th July, at Kinsall, near Holywell, Julia, the infant daughter of J. P. Eyton, esq.-On the 10th ult. aged 68 years, Margaret, relict of the late E. Edwards, esq. of Plas Nantglyn, Denbighshire.--At Tenby, Richard Gower, esq. tenth son of the late Abel Gower, esq. of Gleinlovan, near Cardigan, and youngest brother of the late Admiral Sir Erasmus Gower.-On the 24th Aug. of a rapid consumption, Mr. W. R. Hayden, organist of St. Asaph, in the 24th year of his age.
-On the 30th July, at an advanced age, Mrs Holland, widow of the late John Holland, esq. of Teyrdan, Denbighshire.—On the 24th Aug., at Havod house, Julia, the daughter of Thomas Holmes, esq. aged 32.—On the 7th July, at Bodhyfryd, Abergele, after a protracted indisposition, Maria, third daughter of the late Strethill Harrison, esq. of Cranage Hall, Cheshire.— On the 1st July, at Llys, Llanfechan, Montgomeryshire, Richard Foulkes Jones, esq. formerly of Oswestry.—On the 29th June, in her 80th year, Catherine, widow of the late Mr. Henry Jones, of Bala, and mother of the Rev. John Jones, M.A. (Tegid) Precentor of Christ church, Oxford.—On the 16th Sept. aged 22, awfully sudden, of apoplexy, James Jones, esq. Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and master of the Grammar School, Abergavenny.
-On the 6th Sept. at Beaumaris, Anglesey, after a very short illness, Mrs. Jones, youngest sister of Sir W. Bulkeley Hughes, of Plas-coch, in the same county.-On the 16th ult. at the house of the Rev. John Jones, rector of Llanaber, near Barmouth, aged 25 years, the Rev. John Evans.—On the 16th July,at Cardiff, Francis Minnitt, esq. collector of the customs, Llanelly. -On the 24th July, in the 29th year of her age, Mrs. Morgan, the lady of John Morgan, esq. of Carnarvon.-On the 19th Aug., universally lamented, Jane, second daughter of Lewis Morice, esq. of Aberllolwyn, near Aberystwith. On the 17th August, in his 82d year, Edward Meredith, esq. of Cwmllechwedd, in the parish of Llanbister, Radnorshire.—On the 1st June, at Pengarn, in the parish of Pengrowed, Montgomeryshire, in her 98th year, Mrs. Elizabeth Price. She was followed to the grave by four children, 22 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.—On the 12th August, aged 71, John Price, esq. of Newry, in the parish of Llandewicwm, Breconshire.—On the 15th ult. Mr. Richard Phillpots, late sheriff of Chester.—On the 10th August, at Overton Hall, Flintshire, aged 13, William Phillips Randles, third son of the late John Randles, esq.At Sussex-place, Regent's park, Anne Scott, second daughter of the late Sir Walter Scott, of Abbotsford, bart. Miss Scott was carried off by brain fever, after an illness of only ten days; but she had never, it is understood, entirely rallied after her father's death.—On the 2d Sept. in the 27th year of his age, the Rev. Hugh Thomas, Bodowyr, Anglesey.-On the 9th August, at his house, Regent street, London, John Edwardes Vaughan, esq. of Rheel, and of Llanelay, Glamorganshire.—On the 20th ult. at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, in her 92d year, Mrs. Sarah Vaughan : she was the last of a branch of an ancient family.—On the 21st June, at Brighton, Edward, fourth son of C. G. Wynne, esq. of Voclas, Denbighshire.--At Gotha, his Royal Highness the Duke Alexander of Wertemberg, brother-in-law to her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent.- On the 20th July, at Pwllheli, Mrs. Jane Williams, formerly of Bettws, Eifionydd, mother to Mr. Robert Williams, (Robert ap Gwllim Ddu,) aged 89.-On the 30th July, in the 90th year of his age, Mr. Thomas Williams, late of the New Inn, in the village of Kerry, Montgomeryshire; an honest industrious man.
He lived during the reign of four sovereigns in England.—On the 23d August, at Maesyncle, near Carnarvon, Mrs. Williams, relict of the late Captain Hugh Williams.- On the 3d August, at Southsea, Hants, Margaret, the beloved wife of T. F. Waddington, esq. and daughter of the late Rice Jones, esq. of New Hall, Rhuabon.
DEATHS-(Caledonian.) At llaslar Hospital, the Ilon. Edw. Bruce, son of the earl of Elgin.-At Oban, Argyle, July 4, aged 80, Mrs. Mary Cameron, daughter of the late John Cameron, esq. of Fassfearn.-At Demerara, April 22, Mr. John Camerun, engineer, son of the late Colin Cameron, of the barrack department.At Camastorsa, Argyle, July 13, aged 70, Anne, widow of the late Captain