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Vellore, to be ready 10 be forwarded to the England for the Europeans, and those army, when I shall be satisfied with the fe- entertained at Bombay for the native batcurity of our communications.
talions, I hope we shall be nearly completed
to the establish:nent. I am, with great esteem and regard,
Air the Annual Meeting of the Royal Ading Deputy Secretary. Society of Edinburgh, for the election of of
fice-bearers for the ensuing year, on MonExtract of a Letter from Earl Cornwallis to day the 28th of November, the following
Sir Charles Oakley, Bart. dated C.mp at gentlemen were made choice of
The Duke of Buccleugh, Prefodent, I SHALL move on the 4th towards Ban
Lord Dunsinnan, galore, from whence the arrival of Captain Rt. H. Hen. Dundas, Š
} Vice Presidents Read's convoy will enable me to proceed in
Professor John Robifon, Secretary. a very few days to Oussore.
Mr Alexander Keith, Treasurer. The disposal of the Maratta armies during the rains is not finally arranged; but Counsellors from the Physical Class, I believe it will be settled at a conference Mr Benjamin Bell, Dr Gregory, which I shall have with the chiefs to-mor
Mr Greenfield, Dr Rutherford,
Mr Geo Fergusson, Professor Ştewarte I cannot conclude without assuring you, that I shall ever retain the moc grateful Counsellors from the Literary Class., sense of your exertions to refit this army, Professor Ferguson, Lord Dreghorn, and that I feel myself fortunate, in this im- Gen. Fletcher Camp- Commillioner Edgare portant juncture. in seeing the government bell, of Fort St George in such able and respec- Mr Mackenzie, Lord Elliock, table hands.
Presidents of the Physical Classy Extract of a kiter from Major-General Aber- Dr Black,
Dr Home, cromby to Earl Cornwallis, dated Tilli- Dr Hutton,
Dr Munro. cherry, June 19.
Professor Playfair, I had the honour of writing on the 14th Dr Walker, instant, by one of your Lord'hips hicarrahs, acquainting you with the arrival of the Prefilents of the Literary Class. coras at their several cantoninents. Before Mr Baron Gordon, Principal Robertson, the end of the month I am in hopes to have Sir William Miller, Dr Hugh Blair. the men under shelter; which I am the most
, anxious to haften, as they require much refitment from the late fatiguing duties they have been engaged in. The difficulty of ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, procuring materials, and the full employfaent we find in erecting buildings for the Royal College of Physicians, for election of
Dec. I. At the annual 'meeting of the men, mutt prevent my alfisting the officers, their office-bearers, the following Gentle “and will, I fear, oblige them to remain in
nien were chofen into office for the ensuing tents most, if not all the monsoon. This,
ýcar : with the lofs they have sustained, from the
Dr Duncan, President. inclemency of the weather and the badness
Dr Black, Vice President. of the roads, in their baggage, their cattle,
Dr Mopro, and their camp equipage, the latter of which,
Dr Hay, on this side of ludia, is their own property,
Dr Gregory, Secretary.. together with the dearness of almost every
Dr Spens, Treasurer. neceffary of life from the increased consump
Dr Thomas Spens, Librarian. tion, has determined me to continue the
Dr Cochran, Fiscal: And, troops on Batta, until I receive your Lord
Mr Robert Boswell, writer to the fight fhip's directions respecting them.
Notwithstanding the facigues we have undergone, I am happy to acquaint you that our lick have not increased in the propora At the meeting of the Royal College of tion I had reason to expect. In a few weeks, Physicians, the following Gentlemen were I am persuaded, we fhall be well refitted; received Extraordinary and Ordinary Feb and, with the recruits to be expected from lows of the College, viz.
Profeffor Dalzet," } Secretaries.
Dr Augustus Gottlieb Richter, Professor purpose of founding a professorship, and enof Medicine at Goccingen--and,
couraging the study of the Irish or Erfe lan Dr John Gottlieb Walker, Professor of guage, for purchasing MS3. and books in Anatomy at Berlin,-Extraordinary Fellows. that language, and in the classical and mo
Dr John Coakley Lettson of London, dern languages, and fix annual premiums
Dr Nicholas Bindow, reliding at present for the belt compositions in prose an: verse in Edinburgh,
of the Irish, Greek, Latin, and English Dr Thomas Arnold of Leicester-and, languages.
Dr John Yule of Edinburgh, Ordinary 3. Miss Margaret Brown, daughter of Fellowus.
the late William Brown, Esq. of Ellicstoun.
4. Thomas M'iver, Esq. late of Dacca, in Dec. 13th, the Caledonian Hunt elected the kingdom of Bengal, merchant. their office-bearers for the ensuing year, viz. Mr Grant Seton, eldest son of the late
Right Hon. Earl of Hyndford, Preses, James Seton, banker in Edinburgh.
Wm. Hamilton, Esq. of Wishaw, Trea 6. James Stewart, Esq. of Crossmount, surer,
Ayrshire, aged 104. Mrs Stewart of CroffRE. Hon. Earl of Hume,
mount having died on the 3d, aged 85. Geo. Ramsay, Elq. young
Both retained their faculties and health to
Counsellors. er of Barnton,
- Mrs Sinclair of Barrock. It was also settled that the Hunt should 7. Mrs Isobel Cheap, widow of Mr Hen. hold their next meeting at Dumfries. ry Knox, late merchant in Dunbar.
10. Sir Alex. Dunbur, of Northfield, Bt. MARRIAGES.
-- Mrs Helen Forbes, wife of Mr Alex.. Dec. 5. Mr John Bennet, writer in Glaf- Mitchell, merchant in Aberdeen. gow, to Miss Agnes Wilson, of that place. 12. The Rev. Wm Auld, minister of
9. William Bell, Esq. fen. of Leith, to Mauchline, aged 85. Miss Margaret Higgins, of Higgins Neuck. Lady Mury Campbell, relict of DouWilliam Ramfa;, jun. q. banker
in gal Campbell
, E66, of Glenfa ddle. Edinburgh, to Miss Bethea Hamilton, of 14. Mrs Jean Scott, relict of Mr John Wifhaw.
Clughorn, brewer in Edinburgh. 10. Mr Alexander Beveridge, farmer at Mrs Elizabeth Dinwiddie, wife of Weft-Bogie, to Miss Mary Constable. the Rev. John Lockhart, of. Cambufnethan.
12. At Ardwall, Johnston Hannay, of 15. At Fleurs, Robert Smith, Efq. Torrs, Esq. to Miss Penelope M'Culloch.
Miss Isobel Durham, fiiter of the late John Peter Wade, Elij. M. D. in the Adam Cunningham Durham, of Bonningservice of the East-India Company, to Miss ton. Carruthers of Holmains.
Alex. Campbell, Efq. of Ballochyle, 15. James Heggie, Erą jun. of Pitleslie, aged 81. to Mifs Isabella Berry, of Tayfield.
I?. In the parish of Cruden, Alex. Dickic,
aged 101 --He recained the use of all his BIRTHS.
fenses to the latt, and never had (us he was Dec. 1o. Mrs Turing, wife of John Tur- wont to express it) either a fore bed or a fick ing, Esq. merchant in Middleburg, deliverheart.-His first wife, Chritian Boghouse, ed of a fon.
died about fifteen years ago, in the roth - Mrs Hamilton, of Orbison, of a year of her age. He married a second wife daughter.
in his 85th year, who survives him. 11. Mrs Dundas, of Dundas, of a daugh Miss Eizabeth Murison, of Dunbrac. ter.
18. Mr William Beation, flipmaster, 13. Mrs Douglas Maclean Clephan, of Leith. Carflogie, of a daughter.
Mrs Christian Graham, relict of Tohu 17. Mrs Wood, wife of Dr James Wood, Stewart, fq. of Dalguise. physician in Newcastle, of a daughter. 21. John Liston, M. D. son of Mr John
20. The Lady of Sir R. Burnet, Bart. of Piston, solicitor at law. Leys, of a daughter.
22. Mrs Isobel Guthrie, spouse of Mr
John Redford, merchant in Banff.
23. Mis Menzies, relict of Jas. Menzies, Fuly , At Madras, Neil Campbell, Esq. Esq. of Invergowrie. of Duntroon.
24. Mr Jas Rae, surgeon in Edinburgh. Dec. 2. James Somervell, Esq. merchant in 27. Mrs Margaret Sinith, wife of George Glasgow.
Olwald, of Auchencruive, Esq. Henry Flood, Esq. at Farmly in the . Mr James Hill, fen, writer in Gialcounty of Kilkenný. After the death of gow. his Lady he has left the whole of his landed 28. Miss Henrietta Kinloch, daughter of property, amounting to more than 49001. a- the deceased Sir James Kinloch Nevay, Bt. year, to the Univerdity of Dublin, for the
INDE X FOR VOL. XIV.
9 mytteries there,
197 Features, on the natural difference of,
in perfons of various countries, 394
Forests, on their original state, 283
, remarks on French dra.
his life of Johnson, review of, 61 on the original ftatc of forests, 283
account of the officers of New
the present state of
the method of treat-
remarks on the horse of New
361 Henry VIII. instance of his tyranny, 203
321, 384, 479
m, their manners and customs, 134
390 The Hirchberg Tailor; a Tale,
333 ftudy of,
291 Horsemen, inexperienced, directions
484 Hudson's Bay, present state of its fur
in the 16th century
61, 151, 237, 328, 412, 496
20 cipal articles imported from India by
Remarks on the mode in
which the ancients conducted their
account of the ancient and
account of the caravans that
276 Sierra Leona, account of [the new co-
42 for its abolition,
Solomon's islands, on the existence of
403,406 Switzerland, picturesque description of, 19L
66, 155, 241, 333, 415, 501.
130 Temperature of different degrees of la-
365 Tiberias and Mount Tabor, account of, 130
conversation with Dr Jehufun, 355 Turgot's reflections on the formation
307 ings at,
317 Vida, account of his writings, 326
II2 Calle, p. 89. Loch Lomond, p. 177,
273 Villainy brought to light; a tale, 241
203 destruction of the Mifflippi ichenie,