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been regularly paid, and our garrison and copy of a Later free Earl Core is so civil etabliment had been alio paid up, so Clarks Oskley, Bart. ested Caplan that we were fully prepared to supply the pecuniary wants of the army dunng the
June 28, 1791. Pains, and to re-equip it for the ansuing SIR, campaign.
We arrived here this morning, sad I Since writing the above, we have received Letters from his Lordinii, under date the ihall probably remain in this cezabo28th ult, and ift and ad imi copies of which brood, for the purpos se thordoghey reWe have the honour to forward aš numbers connoitring the forts of Severadrosz. zł in the packet.
of giving the Mahrattas an opportsnity of Your Honourable Court will observe, employing heir pemerous car iry and ioba that it was his Lordfhip's intention eo ap- lowers in searching the extensive jesglas proach near enough to Bangalore to enable for he large quantities of cattle and grais, him to deposit the fick in that place, and to which are faid to have heca orleded it avail himself of the large supply of provisions them from the adjo ning country. collceted by Captain Read; after which he After accomplifting those objc&s, I call fiicant to proceed to the reduction of Ouffoor, approach near crough to Bangalore to ere and to place the troops in fuch a position as able me to c'epost the fick in that pbce, to exclude Tippoo completely froin all the and to obtain a supply of some articles d principal northern paties leading to the east- military stores ward from the Mycore country.
I am at present in h arly expe&ation a The great fatisfaction expreffed by his hearing that Captain Read has arrived Lordship at the efforts of this Government there with a larie convoy of provifioas; zo affint in the arduous and important cause and, if I am not disappointe , my izzes in which your arms are engaged, affords us
tion is to avail myself of that supply, and the most fenfible pleasure; we feel the necellity of extraordinary exertions at this erg proceed direly to reduce Ouitors, and to tical juncture; and your Honourable Conre place our armies is foch a position as to may rely upon our assurances, that we will exclude Tispoo completely from all the molt heartily co-operate with the Governor principal Northern Pafles teadiig to the General in every inatter dependent upon us,
Eastward from this couutry. to enable him tó profecute the war with the
I hope these measure, will perfectly fehtmott vigour, aud, we fincerely hope, with
cure our own communications, and that the most lignal fuccess.
they will also put it in my power to make
the f'rther arrangements that I intended, tupy of a letter from Earl Cormrallis to Sir respecting the troops of the Allies, without
Charles Oakley, Bart. dated Camp near Śco any material inte ruption. ringapaton, May 16, 1791.
i am informed, that Tippoo has taken Sir,
the adv ntage of our being detained to the I Havi the honour to inform you, that Westward for the prote&tion of the Mair I had an opportunity yesterday of attacking ratta comniutications, to detach some ca* Tirpo, anid of giving him a total defeat. valry and infantry towards the Barramaui; "The vicinity of seringapatam, and the batě but I think it highly probable, that, upon series which he had erected on the north his being acquainted with the diređion of side of the island, faved his army from deAtraction, His loss of men, howevor, must
oar movements, he will lopu recal them. have been very considerable; and, besides a
You will, I am folly persuaded, afe evenumber of colours, we took' four pieces of sy exertion in your power provide us brass cannon.
amply with cattle; and I must recommerd, The difficulties of my own ftaxtion, in that those which have been procured to Tefpeat to forage and provisions, and partid the Southward of the Colerson nuay be cularly on account of the advanced season of brought to the Presidency as toon as pos. the ycar, are not much relieved by this fible, to be employed in transparring grain event, and indeed are very ferious; and the and other article that we may want front obftacles which this river presents to a junc. thenee ; and I must particularly request, tian or co-operation with Getteral Abter that no painu be spared o engage the grcate cromby, and which had never been descrie est poslible number of drivers to atient bed in aby written or verbal account of it
, them; as it is to the deficiencies in that appear at present almost insurmountable, class of people in the army thar oor late I am, with greatest esteem and regard, tortes of cattle are principally to be a trie Your inoft obedient humble Servant,
In addition to the sum that 1 formerly CORNWALLIS,
mentioned, you will oblige me by dispatchd) Oil. Paray, AA. Dep. Sot.
ing, without delay, lix lacks of rupees to
(Signed) A true Copy,
Vellore, to be ready 10 be forwarded to the England for the Europeans, and thofe årmy, when I shall be satisfied with the se- entertained at Bombay for the native batcurity of our communications.
talions, I hope we shall be nearly completed I am, with great eftcem and regard,
to the eftablishment,
Ar 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 e Letter from Earl Cornwallis to day the 28th of November, the following
Sir Charies Oakley, Barb. duted Comp. gentkmen were made choice of
The Duke of Buccleugh, President,
Lord Dunsinoan, gaiore, from whence the arrival of Captain Rt. H. Hen. Dundas,
s'ice Presidents. Road's 's convoy will enable me to proceed in
Profesor John Rohifon, Secretary. a very few days to Ouflore.
Mr Alexander Keith, Treafurer, The dispofal of the Maratta armies dusing the rains is not finally arranged; but Counsellors from the Poylul Cluj, 1 helieve it will be settled at a confererice Mr Benjamin Bell, Dr Gregory, which I shall have with the chiefs to-mor. 'Mr Greenfield, Dr Rutherford, row.
Mr Geo Ferguson, Profesor Stewart. I cannot conclude without affuring you, that I hall ever retain the mod gratuíul
Countellars from the literary Clufi. sense of your exertions to refit this arıny, Professor Ferguson, Lord Dreghoro, and that I feel myself fortunate, in this sme Cen, viercher Camp Commitioner Edgary. portant juncture. in feeing the government bell, of Fort St George in such able and respec- Al Mackenzic, Lord Elliock. table hands.
Prodents of tbe Phufual Culo Extract of a letter from Major General Aber- Dr Black, cronuby to Earl Cornwallis, duted Tilli- Dr lutton,
Dr Munrs. sherry, June 19.
Profeflor Playfair, I had the honour of writing on the 14th Dr Walker,
} Secretariei. instant, by one of your Lordships hicarrals,
Presidents of the Lit:rary Clae. acquainting you with the arrival of the coras at their leveral cantonments. Before Mr Baron Gordon, Principal Robertson the end of the month I am in hopes to have Sir William Miller, Dr High Blair. the men under shelter; which I am the most
'Tytler, anxious to halten, its they require much refirment from the late fatiguing duties they have been engaged in. The difficulty of ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS. procuring materials, and the full employe iment we find in octecting buildings for the Royal College of Physicians, for election of
Dec, 1. At the annual meeting of the men, muft prevent my fisting the officers, their office-bearers, the following Gentica and will, I fear, oblige them to reinain in irten were cholen into office for the cnsuing tents most, if not all the mousoon. This,
year : with the loss they have sulained, from the
Dr Dancin, President. inclemency of the weather and the badness
Dr Black, Vice President." of the roads, in their baggage, their calle,
Dr Monro, and their camp equipage, the latter of which,
Dr Hay, on this side of India, is their own property, Dr Gregory, Secretary. together with the dearness of almost every
Dr Spens, Treasurer. neceflary of life from the increased consumpa
Dr Thomas Spens, Librarian.' cion, has determined me to continue the
Dr l'ochra:1, Fifcal: And, troops on Batta, until I receive your Lord.
Mr Robert Boswell, writer to the fige Dip's directions respecting them.
det, Clerk. Notwithstanding the fatigues we have una dergone, I am happy to acquaint you that our fick have not increased in the propor. At the meeting of the Royal College of tion I had reason to exped. In a few weeks, Physicians, the following Gentlemen were I am persuaded, we fhall be well rcfitted; received Extraordioary and Ordie arv Fek and, witá be recruits to be expected Low bows of the College, tü.
Profefior Dalzeera Secrcturies.
Dr Augustus Gottlich Richter, Professor purpose of founding a profesorship, and enof Medicine at Gottingen-and,
couraging the Itudy of the Irish or Erf: lanDr John Gottlieb Walker, Professor of guage, for purchaliag MSS. and books in Anatomy at Berlin,-Extraordinary F.llows. that language, and in the claffical and mo
Dr John Coakley Lettsom of London, dern languages, and fix annual preariums
Dr Nicholas Bindow, residing at present for the best compolitions in prose and verse in Edinburgh,
of the Iriih, Greek, Litin, and Earlish Dr Thomas Arnold of Leicesterand, languages.
Dr John Yule of Edinburgh, Ordinary 3. Miss Margaret Brown, daughter of Fellorus.
the late William Brown, Elg. of Ellieitoun.
4. Thomas M'iver, Esq. Date 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, elveit fon of the late
Right Hon. Earl of Hyndford, Preses, James Secon, banker in Edinburgh.
Wm. Hamilton, Esq. of Wilhaw, Trea 6. James Stewart, Esq. of Cronount, Surer,
Ayrlhire, aged 104.-Mrs Stewart of CroffRć. Hon. Earl of Hume,
mount having died on the 3d, aged 85. Geo. Ramsay, Esq. younge Counsellors.
Both retained their faculties and health to er of Barnton,
Mrs Sinclair of Barrock. It was also settled that the Hunt should 7. Mrs isobd Chcap, widow of Mr Hen. hold their next meeting at Dumfries. ry Knox, late merchant in Duobar.
10. Sir Alex. Dunbar, of Northfield, Bt. MARRIAGES.
Mrs Hu'en Forbes, wife of Mr Alex. Dee. 5. Mr John Bennet, writer in Glaf- Mitchell, merchant in Aberdeen. gow, to Miss Agnes Wilson, of that place. 12. Th. Rev. Wm Auld, minister of
9. William Bell, Erg. sen. of Leith, to Meuchline, aged 85. Miss Margaret Higgins, of Higgins Neuck. Lady Mary Campbell, reli& of Dou.
- William Ramfa;', jun. q. banker in gal Campbell, Esq. of Glenfaddle. Edinburgh, 'to Miss Bethea Hamilton, of 14. Mrs Jean Scott, rellt of Mr John Withaw,
Çleghorn, brewer in Edinburgh. 10. Mr Alexander Beveridge, farmer at Mrs Elizabeth Dinwiddie, wife of Weft-Bogie, to Miss Mary Constable. the Rev. Joha Lockhart, of Cambusnethán.
12. At Ardwall, Johnston Hannay, of 15. At Fleurs, Robert Snrith, Esq. 'Torrs, Esq. to Miss Penelope M'Culloch.
Mifs Isobel Durham, lister of the late John Peter Wade, E14. M. D. in the Adani Cunningham Durham, of Bonningservice of the East-India Company, to Miss tua. Carruthers of Holmains.
Alex. Campbell, Esq. of Ballochyle, 15. James Heggie, Esq jun. of Pitlefie, aged 81. to Miss Isabella berry, of Tayfield.
17. In the parih of Cruden, Alex. Dickie,
aged 101.--He retained the use of all his BIRTHS.
senses to the last, and never had (as he was Der. to. Mrs Turing, wife of John Tur- wort to express it) cither a fure best er a picke ing, Esq. merchant in Middleburg, deliver- brart.-His first wife, Christian Boghouse, ed of a Ton.
died abonc fifteen years ago, in the losth - Mrs Hamilton, of Orbiston, of a year of her aye. He married a fecond wife daughter.
in his 85th year, who survives him. 11. Mrs Dundas, of Dundas, of a daugh Miss F.'izabeth Murilou, of Dunbrae. fer.
18. Mr William Beatson, thipmatter, 13. Mrs Douglas Maclean Clephan, of 1h. Carsogie, of a daughter.
Mrs Christian Graham, reliet of John 17. Mrs Wood, wife of Dr James Wood, Stewart, Esq. of Daiguife. physician in Newcastle, of a daughter: 21. John Wiltou, M. D. son of Mr Joha
20. The Lady of Sir R. Burnet, Bart. of Eilon, solicitor at law. Leys, of a daughter.
22. Mrs Isobel Guthrie, spouse of Mr
John Redford, merchant in Banff.
23. Mrs Menzies, relict of Jas. Menzies, July , 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 Smith, wife of George Glasgow
Oswald, of Auchencruive, Esq. Henry Flood, Esq. at Farmly in the Mr James Hill, fen. writer in Glas. county of Kilkenny. After the death of gaw, his Lady he has left the whole of his landed 28. Miss Henrietta Kinloch, daughter of property, amounting to more than 4000l. a• the deccaled Sir James Kinloch Neray, Bir vcar, to the Univerfity of Dublin, for the
INDEX FOR VOL. XIV.
his letter to the Archbishop of
9 myfterics there,
197 Features, on thę natural difference of,
Foreits, on their original state,
, remarks on French dra.
his life of Johnson, review of, 61 - on the original state of forests, 283
- account of the officers of New
the present state of
the method of treat-
224 ing hogs there,
remarks on the horse of New
frforis of different countries, 394 Grecians, ancient, their marriage cere-
361 Henry Vill. instance of his tyranny, 30%
321, 384, 479
their manners and customs, 134
390 The Hirchberg Tailor; a Tale, 66
ing and cropping,
291 Horsemen, inexperienced, directions
139 Jacchzus, Dr Gilbert, M.cmoirs of
95. Hogs," method of reasing them in
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
Roman Catholic Scrmon in 1746 at
and wonderful things in,
276 Sierra Leona, account offthe new co-
for its abolition,
353 the English languagt,
224 Salumer's iflands, on the exilience of
403, 405 Switzerland, picturesque defcription of, 11
66, 155, 241, 333, 415, SI
130 Torperature of different degrees of la-
365 Tiberias and Mount Tabor, account of, so
Trees, anecdotes of remarkable ones, 215
and distributiou of riches
317 Vida, account of his writings,
have behieved in the dodrine, 112' Castle, p. 89. Loch Lomond, p. 177,
273 Villainy brought to light; a tale, 241
203 destruction of the Millidippi icheme,