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Lieutenant Joseph Priest to be Warden of Plymouth Dock-Yard,
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Kendal, banker, to Harriet, only surviving daugh. May 5. At Lisbon, the lady of Colonel Archibald

ter of the late R. H. Armstrong, Esq. surgeon, Ath Ross, K. T. S. a son.

royal veteran battalion. 13. The wife of Stephen Souten, a labouring

April 18. At Hesket-in-the-Forest, Captain Fer. man, of the parish of Sollinge, of her 26th child. gus es Graham, of the quee bays, eldest son

23. In York Place, Edinburgh, the lady of the of the Rev. Fergus Graham of Arthuret, to Miss Rev. James Hamilton, a daughter.

James, daughter of the late W. James, Esq. of 28. At Cathlaw House, Mrs Riddell, younger of

Liverpool. Camiestoun, a daughter.

May 4. Mr David Tough, painter, High-street, 29. At Wanstead House, the lady of Long Wel- Edinburgh, to Miss Margaret Swinton, No 6, South

St David's-street. lesley, Esq. a daughter.

31. At Logie Green, Mrs Alexander Gordon, - At Edinburgh, Mr George M.Dougal, of the a son.

Edinburgh Glasshouse, to Miss Ann Duff Culbert, - At St Andrew's-street, the lady of the Rev. daughter of the late Mr James Culbert, saddler,

North Berwick. Henry Wastell of Newbrough, a daughter.

June 1. The lady of Captain Terry, 1st life June 1, At Fulham, Major-General Sir Thomas guards, a son.

Bradford, K.C.B. to Mary Anne, widow of the late 4. In Prince's-street, Edinburgh, the lady of Nor- Lieutenant-Colonel Ainslie, of the 4th dragoons. man Lockhart, Esq. twin boys.

- At Perth, Robert M‘Arthur, Esq. of Little 5. At Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Alexander Mill, to Margaret Trotter, third daughter of the Somervell, a son.

late Rev. David Moncrieff, minister of Redgorton. 6. At her father's house, in Brock-street, Lon- At Garscube, the seat of her grandfather, Sir don, the lady of the Hon. Thomas Erskine, a Ilay Campbell of Succoth, Bart. Sir George Sitwell

of 'Renishaw, Bart. to Susan, eldest daughter of son. 8. At Paris, the lady of Captain William Gordon,

Craufurd Tait of Harviestoun, Esq. royal navy, a daughter.

At Newmills, Dr John Richardson, Leith, to 10. In Great George-street, London, the Right Miss Mary Steven, daughter of the late Mr AlexHon. Lady Amelia Sophia Drummond, a daughter.

ander Steven, brewer, Water of Leith. Mrs Kennedy, Northumberland-street, Edin

At Leith, Andrew Gray, Esq. younger of burgh, a daughter.

Craigs, to Catharine, youngest daughter of the late At Bargaly, the lady of John Mackie, Esq. of Francis Sharp, Esq. comptroller of the customs

there. Bargaly, a son.

11. At Whim, the lady of Archibald Montgo- 2. At Sir George Mackenzie's, Bart. of Coul, mery, Esq. a son.

Edinburgh, J. C. Macleod, Esq. jun. of Geanies, to 13. At Edinburgh, Mrs Captain Barclay, R. N. Miss Stewart Sutherland, youngest daughter of the

late Captain Alexander Sutherland, 30th regiment. 14. At Cornhill, near Aberdeen, the lady of

3. At Borrowston Mains, the Rev. David FlemDavid Young, Esq. a son.

ing, minister of Carriden, to Grace, only daughter 17. Mrs Forsyth, Mound Place, Edinburgh, a

of Mr John Ross.

4. At Edinburgh, Alexander Davidson, Esq. sur20. In York Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Fortescue, a veyor of taxes, to Helen, second daughter of the daughter.

deceased Mr George Ferrier, writer, Edinburgh. 21. Mrs Beveridge, St James's-street, Edinburgh,

Mr John Smith of Darnick, to Miss Alison

Purves of Housebyres. a son. In Prince's-street, Cavendish-square, London,

5. James Malcolm, Esq. Craigend, second son of the lady of Captain Patterson, of the Hon. Com. the late Sir John Malcolm of Balbeadie and Grange, pany's ship Canning, a daughter.

Bart. to Helen, daughter of Mr James Duncan, At Largs, the lady of Captain Chas. Hope

Parkhill, near Newburgh. Reid, of his Majesty's ship Driver, a son.

9. By the Rev. Dr Davidson, at No 9, James'sAt Hampstead, the lady of John Forbes Mit- place, Edinburgh, William Campbell, Esq. M. D. chell, Esq. a son.

surgeon, royal navy, to Miss Elizabeth Barnett, 24. At Houndwood House, Berwickshire, the

second daughter of the deceased Captain William lady of Captain Coolson, R. N. a daughter.

At Pilrig House, Mrs Balfour of Pilrig, a

11. At Mamhead, Devonshire, Dr Miller, phy. son.

sician, Exeter, to Ann, daughter of the Right Hon. 25. Mrs Colin Campbell (Jura), Buchanan-street, General Sir George Hewett, Bart. Glasgow, a son.

12. Mr Alexander Muckle, merchant, Edinburgh, Lately-At Malta, the lady of Captain D. Dun- to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr John Christie, das, of his Majesty's ship Tagus, a daughter. Campbelltown.

A woman in the parish of Kintore was lately de- At Edinburgh, Mr Robert Bennet, farmer, livered of three children, a boy and two girls, who,

Dalkeith, aged 72 years, to Isobel Gulan, daughter with the mother, are doing well.

of J. Gulan, Tranent, aged 17 years.

At Montreal Cottage, Alexander Balfour,

Esq. Dundee, to Margaret, daughter of Alexander MARRIAGES.

Alison, Esq. March 2i. At Leghorn, Barnabas Maude, Esq. Mr John Wallace, merchant, Greenock, to youngest son of the late Joseph Maude, Esq. of Janet, daughter of David Hutcheson, towu-clerk.

a son.


13. At St James's, Clerkenwell, London, Wil- Stevenson served in the memorable campaign in liam Milward, Esz. of Waterford, to Anne, daugh- Egypt, where he commanded the flotilla of gunter of William Newport of Belmont, Esq. county boats on the Nile, on the resignation of Sir Sidney of Kilkenny, and niece of the Right Hon. Sir John Smith, and the public despatches of that period Newport, Bart, M. P.

bear ample testimony to the eminent services he 16. By special license, the Duke of Leinster, to performed to his King and country

in that arduous the youngest daughter of the Earl of Harrington campaign. It is hoped that his friends and relaThe Prince Regent attended in person to give away tions will accept of this notification of his death. the bride.

14. At Walkhampton, John Williams, at the ad. - At Aberdour House, Captain William Mar- vanced age of 100. He was the eldest of 18 sons shall, of the Honourable East India Company's of Jane Williams, late of Brentor, Devon (who died service, to Miss Jane Huntly Gordon.

in her 111th year), 17 of whom are now alive and At Edinburgh, Mr Robert Thomson, brush in perfect health, and their joint ages amount to manufacturer, Market-street, to Miss Mary Forbes, 1379 years. John Williams retained his faculties Falkirk.

to the last, and had strength sufficient to gain his - At Leith, John Scott, Esq. of Leghorn, to livelihood by hard labour, till within a fortnight of Jane, daughter of the late John Newton, Esq. of his dissolution. Curriehall.

18. At London, James King, Esq. of Millbank, 17. At Renfrew, Mr Daniel Lizars of Edinburgh, in the 18th year of his age. to Miss Robina Hutchison, daughter of Mr David At Old Windsor, Lady Augusta Walsingham, Hutchison.

21. At Southerton, near Kirkcaldy, John Doug18. At Lesbury, Northumberland, Andrew Gib. las of Pinkerton. son, Esq. M. D. Hon. East India Company's esta- At Edinburgh, Mr Ebenezer Keay, printer, blishment of Bombay, to Elizabeth, youngest aged 81. daughter of Thomas Annett of Alnmouth, Esq.

At Rome, in the 46th year of his age, George At Edinburgh, William Ogilvie, Esq. younger Montagu, sixth Earl of Sandwich. His lordship of Chesters, Roxburghshire, to Miss Álexina, married in July 1804, Lady Louisa Lowry Corry, younger daughter of the late Alexander Falconar, only child of Armar Lowry, late Earl of Belmore, Esq. of Woodcote Park.

by Lady Henrietta, one of the daughters of John, Robert G. Baillie, Esq. of Culterallers, to second Earl of Buckinghamshire, by whom he has Anna, youngest daughter of the late Menzies Bail- left one son (now Earl of Sandwich), and two lie, Esq;

daughters, all infants. 19. Åt St Margaret's Hill, Robert Hawthorn, 23. At Ayr, Major W. Montgomerie, late of the Esq. barrister at law, to Anne Barter, eldest daugh- 37th regiment of foot, aged 87. He was one of the ter of the Rev. Archibald Laurie, D.D.

surviving heroes who fought at the battle of Min23. At Elie, Fife, Andrew Milne, Esq. of Baltil. den, at which he commanded the grenadier comly, to Jane, daughter of the late James Burges, pany of the above regiment. Esq. merchant, Favetteville, North Carolina. 24. At Edrom House, George Logan, Esq. of

25. At his brother's house, Palace-yard, Edin- Edrom. burgh, Richard Duffin, Esq. to Mary Elizabeth, 27. Mr T. Richardson of Killington, near Keneldest daughter of the late Edward Willson, Esq. dal, aged 73; and on the 28, his widow, aged 70; of Lewisham, in the county of Kent.

they were both interred in one grave. - At Grahamston, Mr James Auchie, Edin- At Edinburgh, Charles Guthrie, overseer of burgh, to Margaret, daughter of Mr Alex. Easton, the Blind Asylum. builder, Grahamston.

28. At Kilrenny Manse, the Rev. Joseph Dun26. At Catharine Bank, Patrick Gillespie, M.D. can, minister of that parish. Leith, to Janet Foggo Ireland, second daughter of - At Ardmore, Island of Ilay, Miss Marion the Rev. Dr Ireland, North Leith.

Campbell, daughter of the deceased William Camp29. Alexander Spence, Esq. merchant, Leith, to bell of Ormsary.

Catharine White, daughter of Adam White, At Vienna, in his 830 year, the celebrated Esq. merchant there.

Baron Thugut. He was not of noble extraction, Lately At River, Mr John Lord, aged 81, to and owed his rise in life entirely to his own personMrs Taylor, aged 70. The person who gave the al merit. damsel away was 82, and of the bride-maids one 29. At No 3, Gilmour Place, Edinburgh, Miss was 91, the other 92.

Sarah Currie, eldest daughter of the late Captain At Langside, Patrick Murray, Esq. writer in John Currie of Dale Bank, Dumfriesshire. Glasgow, to Frances, only daughter of Alexander At his house in Inverkeithing, in his 72d year, M'Grigor, Esq. writer there.

Hugh Dawson, shipmaster. At Barbadoes, Lieut.-Col. S. H. Berkeley, of the - At Kelso, Mrs Watson, relict of the late Mr 16th regiment, deputy adjutant-general to the Alexander Watson, merchant. forces in the Windward and Leeward islands and 30. At his house, in South Audley-street, Loncolonies, to Elizabeth, daughter of W. Murray, don, in the 73d year of his age, Isaac Hawkins Esq. of Bruce Vale.

Browne, Esqq. of Badge Hall, in the county of Sa. Át Cork, Captain Thomas Mosse, of the 1st, or lop, nearly 30 years one of the representatives of royal Scots regiment of foot, to Margaret Essex, the borough of Bridgenorth. eldest daughter of Major-General Gordon.

31. James Munro, Esq. aged 32 years, only son of George Munro, Esq. of Vanburgh Field, Blackheath.

- At her house, in Montague-square, London, Anne, Lady Murray, widow of the late Sir John

Murray, Bart. of Blackbarrony, and daughter of DEATHS.

the late John Digby, Esq.

At Musselburgh, after a severe illness, Jean Nov. 1. At Hazarabaugh, in Bengal, after giving Thomson, third daughter of Thomas Thomson, birth to three daughters, one of whom only sur- candlemaker and tobacconist there. vives her, the lady of Lieutenant Charles Rodgers, - At Montrose, Dr James Ross, physician. of the Rhamgur battalion.

June 1. At Leith, at an advanced age, Mr James March 31. On his passage from Madras to Eng- Wright, senior, 65 years a member of the Incorpo Jand, after a period of 12 years' public service in ration of Hammermen there. India, in the 63d year of his age, Major-General Sir

2. At Cornhill, Berwickshire, Sir Francis Blake, John Chalmers, K. C. B. colonel of the 17th regi- Bart. of Twisel Castle and Tilmouth, aged 81. ment Madras native infantry.

- After a long and severe illness, James Cobe, May 1, At Pulrossie, in Sutherland, Mrs Duncan Esq. secretary to the Hon. East India Company M'Gregor, aged 74; and on the 17th, Mr Duncan a gentleman eminently distinguished for his literM'Gregor, tacksman of that place, aged 78. This ary attainments, as displayed in the operas of the venerable and happy couple lived together 48 years. Haunted Tower, the Siege of Belgrade, &c. &c.

At Hastings, Mrs Martelli, widow of H. Mar- 3. At Cockenzie, Roberta, youngest daughter of telli, Esq. of Norfolk-street, who died in January the late Robert Cathcart of Drum, W. S. last.

4. At Glasgow, of the typhus fever, 'Mrs Ann 10. On his passage from Leith to Aberdeen, Maccallum. Captain James Stevenson (1st), of the royal navy; At Ayr, Mr James Hunter.

an officer whose long and meritorious services - At Edinburgh, Mr William Elder, younger had gained him the esteem of his brother officers, son of the late John Eldor, Esq. depute-clerk of and numerous friends and acquaintances. Captain Session,

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4. At Stockbridge, Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret attended his anatomical lectures, in number about Heatlie.

150, dressed in full mourning, preceded the corpse 5. At Rotterdam, while on a trial voyage, Robert from Infirmary-street to the place of interment. A Suckling Wright, second son of Captain Wright, number of spectators were present, who seemed R. N. and nephew of Mr Wright, sced-merchant, much impressed with the loss the public has susEdinburgh.

tained by the death of this excellent man, and emi- At Edinburgh, Licut. John Douglas, of the nent lecturer and scholar. late royal invalids, aged 84 years, 62 of which were 15. In Ruthwell village, Dumfriesshire, William spent in his Majesty's service. He served under Gen. Gillespie, an old Chelsea pensioner. By his own Wolfe at the taking of Quebec, and was wounded account he was 108 years of age, having been born at the battle of Ticonderago; greatly respected by in the year 1710. His discharge, however, which all who knew him.

is dated in 1763, and characterises him as being At Manor House, old Windsor, the residence then“ worn out" in the service, makes him a few of John Huddleston, Esq. in the 68th year of his years younger, but still upwards of 100. He was a age, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William Osburne Ha- native of Ireland, which place he left when very milton, &c. many years governor of Heligoland. young, and having enlisted in the Inniskilling dra.

- At Culdees Castle, Mrs Drummond, wife of goons, he served in the German wars under Lord Lieutenant-General James Drummond of Drum- Stair,

in the years 1743-4.. On the breaking out of mawhance.

the Rebellion, his regiment was recalled, and at the - At Exmouth, in the 76th year of his age, the fatal battle of Prestonpans, he gallantly saved from Right Hon. John Leslie, Baron Lord Newark, of falling into the hands of the enemy, a stand of coNorth Britain, many years lieutenant-colonel of the lours which had been abandoned on the field. The the old buffs, or 3d regiment of foot, and an aid-de- colours were lying by the side of an ensign who camp to the King.

had just breathed his last. Gillespie

took them up, - At Kelso, in his 64th year, Mr W. Smith, and seeing the celebrated Colonel Gardiner, who writer, and for a considerable period chief magi- had then received his death-wound, reclining on a strate of Kelso.

bank at a little distance, he went up to him, and - At Jedburgh, Robert, son of Mr Wilson, sur- asked his commands :-"Save yourself,” was all geon, there.

that the good man could say; on which Gillespie - At Haddington, David Gourlay, Esq.

instantly mounted his horse, and, through a shower 6. Janet, third daughter of Mr Thomas Crigh- of balls, from a party of rebels who were in posseston of Skedsbush.

sion of the public road, reached a place of safety At Burntisland, Mr John Thomson, in the with his prize. The old man delighted to recount 89th year of his age.

this incident, and, as he talked of the dangers of - At Edinburgh, in the 68th year of her age, the field, the fire of youth again glanced in his eye. Mrs Anne Sutherland, widow of Thomas Suther- He was naturally of a robust make, but for several land, late butcher in Edinburgh.

years past, the hand of age had bent his form, and At Musselburgh, Mrs Margaret Cree, relict forced him to support his steps with a staff. of the late Mr John Cree, merchant there.

continued, however, to walk about the neighbour7. At Brussels, Mrs Creevey, wife of Thomas hood till within a few days of his death. Creevy, Esq. M.P.

- At Gogar Bank, Cumberland Reid, Esq. 9. At Inverary, in the 48th year of his age, after At George's-square, Edinburgh, Mary, fourth a long illness, which he bore with great fortitude daughter of the late John Dudgeon, Esq. of East and resignation, Sir Humphrey Trafford Campbell Craig of Asknish, sheriff-depute and convener of Argyll- 16. At Beggar's Bush, near Musselburgh, Mrs shire.

Katharine Young, daughter of Mr Thomas Young, At her brother's house, Hermiston, Miss New- late merchant in Edinburgh, aged 87. ton of Curriehil.

At Edinburgh, Mr James Grant, eldest son of :- In London, Mrs Ann Abercromby, widow of Mr Alexander Grant, writer, 8, Nicolson-square. the late Mr William Raitt, surgeon in Dundee. - At his house, South Back of the Canongate,

At Cupar, Agnes, youngest daughter of Edinburgh, Mr David Mason. Andrew Christie of Ferrybank.

At her house, Hay’s-street, Edinburgh, Miss - At Kirkwall, Mrs Margaret Petrie, spouse of Helen Thomson, eldest daughter of the late Mr Mr James Petrie, residing there.

John Thomson of the Custom-house. 10. At Edinburgh, Mr David Mill, youngest son 17. At Gourdie, David Kinloch, Esq. of Gourof Thomas Mill, Esq. of Blair.

die, aged 82 years. - At Stirling, Mrs Catharine Colquhoun, wife Åt London, John Elford, lieutenant-governor of Mr Robert Sconce, writer in Stirling.

of St John's, Newfoundland, and formerly of the - At Peebles, Robert, eldest son of Mr Walter 51st regiment. Steel.

Lieutenant-Colonel Quin. He was thrown 11. At Cortachy Castle, the Countess of Airly. out of his gig, owing to the horse taking fright, and - At his house, Northumberland-street, Edin- so much bruised, that he died in an hour after. burgh, Francis Napier, Esq. W.S. eldest son of 18. At Underwood, Mr George Maclagan. the late Major-General the Hon. Mark Napier. - At Armanoch of Parton, Mrs Jane Dalrymple.

In Halkin-street, London, the Right Hon. the 19. At Pirn, in Peeblesshire, Miss Elizabeth Viscountess Althorpe.

Horsbrugh, daughter of Alexander Horsbrugh, Esq. - Mr William Watson of Capel-street, Dublin, of Horsbrugh. one of the oldest and most respectable booksellers - At Lennel House, Patrick Brydone, Esq. in Ireland, at the age of 52.

20. At Horncliff, Alexander Hoine, Esq. form12. At Milne's Court, Edinburgh, Miss Elizabeth erly of Bassendean. Hepburn.

At Melville Place, Stirling, Eliza, second - In the 60th year of his age, Robert Nicolson, daughter of John Birch, Esq. paymaster 73d regiEsq. late adjutant of the Inverness recruiting dis- ment. trict, having faithfully served his King and Coun- 21. At Howcleugh, Mr John Goodfellow, tenant try in different quarters of the globe, for the long there. period of 13 years.

At Jedburgh, Major John Murray, of the 20th 13. At Gayfield House, Miss Elizabeth Fergus- regiment of infantry, in the 37th year of his age. son, daughter of the late James Fergusson, Esq. of 22. At North Leith, Mr John Drummond, shipBank.

master, aged 65. 14. At Canaan Park, Mr Ralph Hardie, writer 25. At Edinburgh, Lieutenant Allan M'Lean, in Edinburgh, aged 32.

79th regiment, eldest son of Mr D. M'Lean, w.S. At Edinburgh, Mr Adam Moncrieff, son of Lately-At Eason's Lodge, near Yaxley, aged the late Rev. Alexander Moncrieff, Muckhart. 106, Mrs Ann Eason, who retained her faculties till

- At Edinburgh, John Gordon, Esq. M.D. On within a few months of her death, and, without Thursday, between two and three o'clock, the re- the aid of sp es, was capable of reading and mains of Dr Gordon were interred in the new bur- writing. She was a native of Llangattock, near rying-ground west end of the Greyfriars' churcle- Abergavenny, but had resided in Yaxley parish yard. The funeral was accompanied by a nume- above 60 years. The estate on which she lived derous body of private friends and acquaintances; scends to her nephew, Sir Richard Phillips of Lonand, as a tribute to his memory, the students who


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AUGUST 1818.



Remarks on Schlegel's History of Literature

manmar 497 Samuel Johnson and David Humenn.511 Menil's Edition of Antara comum comm, 513 Remarks on the “ Anonymous and Fu

gitive Essays of the Earl of Buchan” 515 In my Younger Dayscanmama

517 The Cockney School of Poetry, No IV. 519 Letter to the Committee of Dilettanti,

occasioned by their Report on the
Plans for the Repair of St Giles'
Church, Edinburgh..

-524 Letters of Timothy Tickler to eminent Literary Characters. Letter V. To the Editor of Blackwood's Magazine

macammanam 527 The Mad Banker of Amsterdam ; or,

the Fate of the Brauns. A Poem, in
Twenty-four Cantos. By William

Wastle, Esquire. Canto I -530 On the Dress of the Elizabethan Agem534 On the State of Music in Edinburgh com538 Remarks on Altham and his Wifemm.542 An Ancient Blue Stocking- mummaan. 546 Letter from Nell Gwyn.

1547 Horæ Cantabrigienses, No I. Epigrams Translated.

-548 Hazlitt Cross-questioned

-550 Account of some curious Clubs in Lon

don, about the beginning of the 18th

552 Analytical Essays on the Early English

Dramatists, No V. Webster's White
Devil, or Vittoria Corombonamumam 556

On the Great Madonna of Letter from an English Officer to a

Friend in Liverpool ammamanca. 565 Tales of my Landlord

..567 Proposed Reform of the Beggar's Opera 575 Details respecting the Philippine Islands 576 Remarks on Currents.

-579 Discovery of Haüyne in the Island of Tiree.omano

583 A Word to the rival Huttonian and Wernerian Disputantscomana

ib. On the Use of Petrifications as a Cha

racter in the Discrimation of Rock

m584 On the Vertical Strata of the Isle of Wighton

m585 On Shakspeare's Sonnets

ib. Haymarket Phantasmagoriana canon

..589 Extracts from Gosschen's Diary, No I. 596 The Works of Charles Lamb.



maanammmmmm617 MONTHLY REGISTER. Promotions and Appointments. 621 Commercial Report

622 Meteorological Reportin

2626 Births, Marriages, and Deathsammans .628

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