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the following donations :-To the poor of been considered a work of high authority, the Relief Chapel, Campbell Street, Glas and equally esteemed on both sides of the gow, L. 2004 Sabbath Evening Schools, Tweed. L. 50-To the Royal Infirmary, L. 150– 13. At Torthorwald Manse, Mrs YorsTo the Lunatic Asylum, L. 50-To the toun, relict of the Rev. Peter Yorstous, poor of his native parish, Falkirk, L. 50. minister of the gospel in Closeburn, aged M.
May 4. At Brechin, the Rev. Mr Will, At his house, Wester Duddingston, minister of Guthrie.
Robert Kay, architect, aged 78. At Stround on the Green, near Kew, At Edinburgh, Captain David Her. William Mactavish, Esq. of Dunardry, an, 21st foot, or Royal North British fusi. son of the late Simon Mactavish, Esq. of leers. Montreal, Canada.
At Wilson Park, Portobello. Joka At Gortnagally, near Dungannon, Philip Donaldson, Esq. assistant-surgam John Woods, an industrious farmer, at the in the Fifeshire militia, and surgeon in advanced age of 122 years.
He lived a Portobello. regular and sober life His wife died
14. At Walkhampton, John Williams about two years ago, aged 82 years. He at the advanced age of 100. He was tz was 42 years old the day of her birth. He eldest of eighteen sons, of Jane Williams was born in the year 1696, in the reign of late of Brentor, Devon, (who died in be William III. ; of course he has lived in the Il]th year,) seventeen of whom are nou reigns of five successive monarchs
alive and in perfect health, and their joint 5. At Edinburgh, Mrs Alison Hay of ages amount to 1379 years.—John Williams Haystown, in the 90th year of her age. retained his faculties to the last, and had
At Dublin, in the 25th year of his strength sufficient to gain his livelihood by age, Mr Archibald Robertson, only remain. hard labour, until within a fortnight of his ing son of George Robertson, Esq. Bower dissolution. Lodge, Irvine.
At Edinburgh, Mrs Arbuthnot, relia - At Aberdeen, Mrs Jean Duncan, of Robert Arbuthnot, Esq relict of the late Mr Robert Duncan, mer. 15. At the manse of Carluke, Mrs Wal. chant there, in the 92d year of his age. ker, wife of the Rev. James Walker, mini
7. At Florence, Lady Campbell, wife of ster of Carnwath. Sir Guy Campbell, Bart.
At Arcon Cottage, near Inverness
, At Fernie, Francis Balfour, Esq. of Mrs Mackenzie of Lentran, aged 77. Fernie.
16. At Inverness, Miss Janet MGII. 8. At Edinburgh, in the 73d year of his vray, daughter of the late Archibald Mti. age, Alexander Robertson, Esq. of Ettrick- livray, Esq. of Daviot. hall, late one of the Keepers of the Records At Maybole, Mrs Margaret M'Cls. of Scotland.
mont, wife of the Rev. Charles Logan At Edinburgh, Colin Mackay, Esq. minister of Maybole. in the 83d year of his age.
At Gaddesby, near Leicester, Eliza, 9. At Edinburgh, Thomas Brown, Esq. wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Cheney, of the of Waterhead, aged 82.
Scots Greys. 10. At Glasgow, Mr William MoKech
17. At Glasgow, Mrs Taylor of Kirktenie, late of Richmond, Virginia.
hill. - At Hamilton, John Torrance, Esq. At Crossmount, Capt. James Meso Sheriff-Clerk Depute for the Middle Ward zies, Royal Perthshire militia. of Lanarkshire.
At Edinburgh, Mr William Sawers, 11. At Burdiehouse Mains, Mr Alex. bookseller. ander Peacock, architect, aged 85.
18. At Milnholm, near Langholm, is 13. At Edinburgh, in the 78d year of the prime of life, William Keir, Esq. cithis age, Mr William Scott, teacher of elo- ductor of improvements to his Grace the cution and geography. Mr Scott was the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry in the father of elocution in this country, and for district of Eskdale, and late Captain in the a period of upwards of 40 years distin. Dumfrieshire yeomanry cavalry. guished himself by his extensive useful. - At Eden Farm, in the oth year of ness in his profession, having instructed in her age, Elinor, widow of the late Lord this elegant accomplishment a great pro- Auckland. portion of our countrymen who have risen 19. At Edinburgh, Mr Charles Hunter, to eminence in the senate, the pulpit, and eldest son of Lieutenant-General Hanter of at the bar. He is also well known as the Burnside. author of several useful and popular ele The Hon. Mrs Grenfell, Lady of mentary works on subjects connected with Pascoe Grenfell
, Esq. M. P. of Taplow education ; amongst others, a system of House, Bucks, and sister of Lord Viscount geography, and a pronouncing dictionary Doneraile of 'Doneraile, in the kingdom of the English language, which has always of Ireland.
ABERDEEN, report of the the influence of his philo- Burgh elections, proceed-
trustees for the city of, 83 sophical writings, 466 ings in the Court of Ses-
wood, account of his ini. dinburgh, Aberdeen, and
Edinburgh declared null
Joanna, remarks on and void, 585
her Plays on the Passions, Burghs, Scottish, report of
the state of, ordered by the
traveller, notice of his
and Scotch, 92, 191, 293, Burns, Robert, original
393, 497, 595
poetry of, 70- Poetical
in, geographical sketch called in Halifax, 17 Original Letter and Poem
Battle of Sheriff'muir, ac by, 527
Byron, Lord, review of his
Harold's Pilgrimage, 149
Binning, Lord, on his bill Cabinet, the, No. 1. 347
for erecting lunatic asy- Canals, commencement of
lums in Scotland, 410 one between Edinburgh
gress of the great Caledo-
the incubation of, 526 nian, 583
covered in London, 282 Cemetery, remarkable sub-
Travels in Lower Hun.
Ceylon, insurrection in the
immense size reported to the currency, 237–Pub poetry, 327--Sonnette on
exist in America, 531 lic debt of, 281-Gold a Grete Capitaine, ascrib-
and silver coin issued in,
ed to, 363
notes in circulation, 282 vations of, on the death
Giles's cathedral, Edin. British Legislation, 80, 181, 135
China, review of the pro
of his poem of Agnes, 153 bassy to, &c. 143
by, respecting the mode of notice of his death, 335 Library at Paris, notice
Church records, curious ex.
of Scotland, view of
Church Music, on Luther's Deaths, register of, 94, 193, Executions at Glasgow and
Debt, public, of Britain, Explosion of a powder-mill
in America, 578
for celebrating, 379 markable cases of in E. No. I. Joanna Baillie,
be sometimes of vege ties of Scotland for 1817,
Dirge of Pippoo Sultaun, Fire, on the power of re-
sisting it, in a variety of
Fire in Edinburgh, 84–
greyhound and pointer, Huddersfield, 282-and
in London, 283-In Pa.
Earthquake in England, 283 429
Forbisher, Martin, account
a north-west passage,
a motion for addressing certain charitable finds 309--Superstitions of the
dral there, 538On the Indian one, 472
blishment of coffeehouses Porteous mob, 543_-Pro etymological notices by,
flagration there, 577 ings on the North Bridge, France, law on the liberty
discovered in America, Magistrates in, declared establishment of, 276
Trial of the pretended
a new edition of his poems, respecting the Pacha of, on the finances ef, 372
Frankenstein, or the Mo
nal of a tour through, Memoirs, 351
remarkable legend re able hills in. 271--Re of, 66, 260, 357, 460, 561
stage, present state
during his travels 416 of the, 463, 563
necrological notice of, 664
view of a poetical work se
Gaelic and Hebrew lan Spy; periodical - work, 14, 309, 413
Mountain Funeral, 127-
Pilgrims of the Sun, and trial in for celebrating in-
notice of a work on, 561 Holland, journal of a visit Trial of several boys for
housebreaking, 380 — Of
Hone, Mr, trials and ac several persons for reset-
publishing blasphemous Kilda, St, specimens of the
poetry of, 240
for representative consti his discoveries in the of, 70
Landed property near Edin-
value of, 584
burgh, succeeds in setting
of his remerkable con gistrates, 585
- there, 583
ligence, 73, 167, 269,
there in spring 1817, 269 Literature, desultory essays
178m Review of report on regarding them, in Poland -On the moral constitu.
tion of Childe Harold,
Indies, East, treaty with 223_No. II. On the
novel of Mandeville, 57 Monument at Bengal to Poetry, 313
British America, declared Holkar and the Berar ra. strument for determining
West, destructive Lords, House of, proceed.
of Jamaica, 213_State Repeal of Habeas Corpus
state of the country, 278
burgh, inquiry into the bill passed, 374--Mes-
management of, 381 sage of the Regent relat-
his royal brothers, 480
rious facts concerning, 104 Ireland, re: enue of, in 1816 Scotland, 410
Shepherd, account of his from Britain to, 580 gard to psalmody, &c.
Marriages, register of, 94, there, 403 Account of Rose Sonnets from Pe.
192, 294, 394, 498, 596 Tippahee, a chief of, 409 trarch, 566_To Octavia,
Linlithgow, 408, 528 voyages for the discovery
rising through the sea in Hugh Willoughby's, 399 Scoresby's observations
-Dutch expeditions, 508 on the, 333-Ice, notice
respecting the, ib.
their sufferings previous
Observations, 'a new one at Edinburgh, 1688, 323, 430
one at Cambridge, 471 the General Assembly, re-
Parliament, opening of the Pope, Mr, on the question
whether he was a poet,
Porteous mob at Edinburgh,
poem, translated from the remarks on the, 513
of Peruvian monster, 448 Passion, instance of the fa-
the death of, 421
ronne, remarks on four Persuasion, a novel, review to the hereditary Prince
of Hesse Hombourg,383
83—for Glasgow, 178 made with Horner's, 571 the death of, 71, 423
attending his &c. 88, 183, 285, 384,
the king of, to his sub-
Poetry Original Song and 577
tronage of, in Edinburgh, To the spirit of Koscius in England, 470
ko, ib. On the death of Pseudo-yolcano in Stafford.
16--Birds and marine 71-The poor man's la- Publications, monthly list
scape, 266 – A Night the neighbourhood of
The Soldier's Grave Scottish, 134—Discovery
vels through Gerinany, - Verses to a friend, tle, 179
362-Laye uf ane aun Remarkable preservation
count of a Christmas nete on a Grete Capitaine, 579
Confession, 465 - 'I he Revenue of Britain, com-
the crew of a British ship 565-The Legend of the 1816 and 1817, 181-05