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Weekly Prices of the Public Funds, from July 21, 10 August 11, 1824.
July 21. July 28. Aug. 4. | Aug. 11.
236 2364 2377 3 cent. reduced..
92 93 937 941 3 cent. consols...............
92 923 3} cent. do.............
1001 1013 1013 4 cent. do.............
1015 Ditto New do.............. 105 105 1057 106 India Stock............. - Bonds..........
82 Exchequer bills, (£. 1000)
39 Consols for account.... ........ 912 92
922 94 French 5 p cents................... 98 fr.75 c. 99 fr.50 c. 99 fr.50 c. 1018.75c.
ALPHABETICAL LIST of ENGLISH BANKRUPTS, announced between the 20th
of June and the 20th of July 1824: extracted from the London Gazette.
Air. R. Lower East Smithfield, wine-merchant. Alldrit, T. Bilston, Staffordshire, earthenware
manufacturer. Allen, W. Greenwich, coal-merchant. Archer, J. Lynn, draper. Atkinson, W. Clement's-lane, merchant. Austin, E. Bedford-place, Commercial-road, baker, Barber, J. Pump-row, St. Luke's, chinaman. Bardwell, G. Bungay, linen-draper. Barnard, J. G. Skinner-street, printer. Birks, E. Sheffield, grocer. Blake, J. Constitution-row, St. Pancras, boot
maker. Blakey, T. Mould-green, Yorkshire, fancy-mang
facturer. Blundell, R. Liverpool, distiller. Bower, J. jun. Wilmslow, Cheshire, cotton-spin
ner. Boutville, W. H. Aldersgate-street, goldsmith. Burn, A. W. Three-tuns court, Miles'-lane, Can
non street, wine-merchant. Brown, J. Waterloo-wharf, Strand, coal-merchant Capling, J. Holloway, innkeeper. Cluet, R. Liverpool, soap-boiler. Collingwood, W. Sunderland, baker. Crawford, W. jun. Cheapside. Critchley, J. Manchester, spirit-merchant. Crooke, C. Burnley, Lancashire, cotton-spinner. Driver, J. Knowl-green, Dutton, Lancashire, cot.
ton-spinner. Duff, J. Gloucester, draper. Eaton, S. and T. Sheffield, cutlers. Field, S. L. Martin's-lane, Cannon-street, silk
manufacturer. Fielding. J. Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire,
Green, J. Ross, innholder.
ner. Holl, F. Piccadilly, tavern-keeper. Holl, G. Lothbury, hat-manufacturer. Hooker, J. Sheerness, woollen-draper. Izod, J. London-road, auctioneer. Japha, D. M. Colchester-street, Savage-gardens. Johnson, J. Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, gro
cer. Jones, J. Liverpool, brewer. Laing, B. Fenchurch-street, ship-owner. Lees, J. N. Wigan, linen-draper. Lowireston, D. Manor-row, Rotherhithe, master
mariner. M“Rae, J. Liverpool, grocer. Marchant, T. Brighton, miller. Meek, E. Knaresborough, linen-draper. Moody, W. Holywell-row, Shoreditch, carman. Nathan, N. and W. Mansel-street, Goodman's.
fields, quill-merchants. Neise, M. G. Parliament-street, accoutrement
Swindells. J. Brinnington, Cheshire, house-builder. Wintle, J. North-street, City-road, silversmith. Sykes, J. Wood-street, woollen-warehouseman. Williams, M. Old Bailey, eating-house-keeper. Thierrey, C. de, late of Cambridge, patentee of Wise, C. Sandling, near Maidstone, paper-maker. patent bits.
Wise, R. and G. Wood-street, merchants Travis, W. Andenshaw, Lancashire, hatter.
Witham, R. Halifax, banker. Wasse, L. Warwick-place, Great Surrey-street, Wood, J. Leeds, woolstapler. merchant.
Wright, R. Low Ireby, Cumberland, grocer. Watson, J. Broomsgrove, draper.
Wright, E. Oxford-street, linen-draper.
ALPHABETICAL List of SCOTCH BANKRUPTCIES and DIVIDENDS, announced
July 1824 ; extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.
Carswell, Walter & George, and Robert Carswell, Brown, William, senior, grocer in Ayr.
& Co. manufacturers in Paisley; by John M'Culloch, John, & Co. merchants in Glasgow.
M'Gavin, accountant in Glasgow. Moon, Duncan, late china-merchant and tavern
Davidson, David, merchant in Glasgow; by James keeper in Edinburgh,
Aitken, merchant there. Phillips, Lawrence, manufacturer and merchant
Jamieson, Peter, & Co. clothiers in Glasgow; by in Glasgow
Allan Cuthbertson, accountant there. Thomson, Robert Scott, druggist and apothecary
M'Phedran, Dugald & Son, late fish-curers in in Edinburgh.
Greenock; by N. M.Leod, merchant there.
Saunders, John, junior, merchant in Leith; by DIVIDENDS.
• P. Borthwick, merchant there. Adam, James, late merchant and ship-owner in Sloan, Anthony, cloth-merchant in Wigton; by Arbroath; by Thomas Scott, writer there.
Stewart Gulline, merchant there.
him their a citizen, and conduct ass and the esti.
DEATH OF THE REV. DR. JOHNSTON. It would be unjust to the memory of peculiar and numberless, as well as indefatigable, were his worth and benevolence, were we not particularly personal exhortations and solicitations to others in to advert to the character of this venerable Cler behalf both of individuals and of institutions, gyman, who died on the 5th of July last. He was whose resources were straitened, or required more the second son of the Rev. Mr Johnston of Ar abundant supplies. In the establishment and sue gask, Fifeshire, and the maternal grandson of the cess of the Asylum in Edinburgh for the Indus. Rev. Mr Williamson, St. Cuthbert's, Edinburgh: trious Blind, of which he will ever be regarded as his youth was sedulously devoted, under the in the revered and beneficent founder, the funds of Nuence of early piety, to the studies connected which he may justly be said to have created by with the same high and important office which his own unremitted zeal, and to the personal suthese, his near relatives, so honourably filled. perintendence of which he, for many years, dediAfter being ordained Minister of Langton, in Ber cated a portion of every day, though he had to wickshire, where he remained about six years, he come to it from his own house in Leith, be has left was choser to the Church and Parish of North a monument behind him far more precious and Leith; and, during the long period of his life and durable than any column, even of marble, could ministry there, never did any of his people regret present-a monument of gratitude in the hearts his appointment to so important a charge. On of many, who, though deprived of the light of day, the contrary, the warmth of his attachments, the have been trained to useful industry and virtue, conscientiousness of his integrity, the ardour of and had their minds enlightened with the beams his benevolence, and the consistency and the esti of divine and saving truth-a monument of great mableness of his whole conduct as a minister, a and extensive beneficence, which will perpetuate Christian, a citizen, and a friend, ever secured for his memory, and, we trust, continue to increase him their affection and esteem.
in its power of doing good to many, for generaThe simplicity and earnestness of his public tions to come. ministrations, in preaching the doctrines, and en For several years before his death, though not forcing the duties of the Gospel, and the diligence till after he had reached an age annsiderably be and fidelity with which he equally discharged, so yond the ordinary days of the life of man, and long a she was able, the private functions of the thus had survived almost all his early conternpoministry, in catechising his people, visiting them raries, it was evident to his friends that his mind from house to house, and attending their beds of became gradually enfeebled, even when his bodily sickness and death, commended him to all who vigour was scarcely impaired. It was his memory, knew him as one who had his divine Master's however, chiefly, that had lost its strength: his .work, and the spiritual welfare of the people, affections were not less warm, nor his concern for most sincerely at heart. Their interests, tempo the good of others less ardent. In the kind atten ral as well as spiritual, besides, he felt as if they tions, and stated public services of his Assistant, had been his own; and long will it be remember and now his Successor, Dr Ireland, he found every ed, that, in this respect, to many & widow he was thing he could have wished to relieve him from as a husband, to many an orphan as a father, to anxiety, as to parochial duties, and in those of his many of the destitute and helpless, a steward of attached private friends he experienced every Heaven's bounty, their protector, and patron, comfort that he could enjoy. Of a large family. and support.
but one daughter survives him; and while he was The activity and extent of his public benevo to her every thing that a father, she was to him lence are so well known to all in this vicinity, all that a daughter, could be. that it is scarcely necessary to particularise them, The last public service which he performed This, indeed, we should have no small difficulty was addressing the communicants in his own in attempting, for there were few, if any, charita. church, at the second table, in the month of April ble institutions, not in Leith only, but in Edin last, when he was within a few days of completburgh, whether they had for their object the re ing his ninetieth year; and even, at last, his death lief of the temporal wants and calamities, or the was by no means anticipated; but it found him in ameliorating the spiritual condition of his fellow an attitude the most desirable and enviable that men, to which he did not promptly and liberally of prayer to that God whom he had served so in. contribute, not of his substance only, but so long dustriously in the Gospel of his Son, for a period as he was able, of his time and influence, and of ncarly sixty-six years, and by whom he was, other talents. When he heard of any case of dis- without almost a bodily pang or struggle, called tress, in short, he could not rest till he had done to enter into the rest that remains in Heaven something, if possible, to remove or alleviate it; On Thursday, the 8th, his remains were follos. ed to the grave by nearly five hundred persons, cess to it, in the church-yard, and an unusual among whom were many, not of his congregation crowd of spectators were assembled to witness the only, but of the most distinguished citizens of solemn scene. "The memory of the righteous is Edinburgh as well as Leith; while the interesting blessed; yea, the righteous shall be in everlasting objects of his peculiar care, the inmates and pen remembrance." sioners of the Asylum for the Blind, lined the ac
acceps was a lHis his characks by nataladies pply his apsible implained, thand that sician shman naluher
DEATH OF THE REV. THOMAS FLEMING, D.D. The Reverend Thomas Fleming, D, D., one of religious blessings to other nations, and laboured the ministers of this city, died on the evening of with unwearied assiduity that they might have Monday the 19th of July, at his house in George's their full effect on his own. His professional Square, Edinburgh, after a severe and protracted knowledge was at once extensive and accurate, illness, which he bore with much Christian pa the result of patient research and mature reflectience. We cannot, however, allow this event to tion. He studied the Scriptures, as the source at pass with a bare notification of its occurrence. once from which he was to draw materials for the
Dr Flerning was gifted with no ordinary intel instruction of his people, and by which his own lectual powers, and these were improved by the mind might be nerved for duty and for suffering. most assiduous cultivation, and the most enlarged He was a man of God-habitually living under a intercourse with inankind. His understanding sense of his inspection, and of the accountability was vigorous and comprehensive-patiently sur he was under for the trust he had received. Nor veying the subject before it in all its bearings and did this cast a gloom over his character ; on the relations. His judgment was sound, unwavering, contrary, it shed a beauteous lustre over all. It discriminating; separating, with the most perfect shed its influence on every point in his character, exactness, every thing extraneous from the object so that the beholder might see it had received an of contemplation, and surveying it, isolated and impress from on high. It was a privilege to be alone, with a keen and discerning eye. He indeed admitted to his private intercourse. In the free particularly excelled in the reasoning faculty unembarrassed ease of conversation, his mind his mind seerned to possess an instinctive facility poured forth her copious treasures, and ever and in disentangling the mazes of an intricate subject, anon you were reminded what a raciness and zest and placing the point of difficulty in so clear a it adds to the discourse when the great truths of light, that every eye might behold'it.
the Gospel shed their influence over it; and when His intercourse with mankind was most varied it is not held irrelevant to talk of the Almighty, and extensive; and the object of this intercourse while surveying those wonders which his hand has was, that, by a knowledge of our common nature, wrought. his discriminating mind might with the greater He was called to preside over four successive efficiency administer to the cure of its evils. His congregations, and was most affectionately and knowledge of human nature was accordingly very sincerely regretted by them all-and it is not to great. This feature in his character was, perhaps be wondered at. He was anxious for their welto & common eye, the most remarkable of any. fare. He had, indeed, a higher Master, and if We indeed have often been astonished at the dis approved by him, it was “ a small thing to be crimination he evinced in the estimation of cha judged of man's judgment;" but he yet acted on racter-he seemed to perceive, as if by intuition, the maxim, that a minister to be useful, must be the very characteristic point in an individual, acceptable; and his whole pastoral life, of 14 without the aid of those manifestations so indis years, was a living testimony to the efficacy of its pensable to common minds.
application. His pulpit instructions bore the With such qualifications, it need not seem visible impress of his characteristic qualities. He wonderful that his co-operation was solicited, ever maintained, that man is by nature a child of where a discriminating judgment and an enlarged corruption and sin, and that his maladies are inexperience could be of avail. And this co-opera curable, unless the Great Pysician shall apply his tion was ever most readily given. He possessed healing balm. His knowledge of human nature, other qualities, however, without which those we aided by that spiritual perception which higher already have mentioned, high as they were, would endowments enabled him to gain, qualified him fail in commanding our full esteem. The quali to detect the secret workings of the heart, and to ties of the heart were possessed by Dr Fleming in show how appropriate the remedy is for the reas high perfection as those of the understanding. moval of its distresses. His views of a subject His character beamed with the sentiments of be were comprehensive and clear-his illustrations nevolence and honour. Above all the other qua rich, varied, apposite--and the application of all, lities, perhaps, by which he was distinguished, his to the character and conscience of his hearers, conscientiousness predominated. This was, in powerful, affectionate, discriminating. His devo. fact, the very pivot on which his mind turned. He tional exercises were remarkable for the variety not only adhered to what was right-he revolted and felicity both of their sentiment and expreseven at an approximation to impropriety. Nor sion; and for combining, in an appropriate mode was the operation of this associated with auste of supplication, thoughts and emotions that pass rity. It was mellowed by the kindness of his through the minds of all, but that few are able to heart. His friendship accordingly was constant, embody in words. affectionate, and sincere. His counsel was ever The last scene of his life was in the highest demost readily and freely given; and many are gree interesting. For many months, indeed, bethose who, in the combined exercise of his kind fore, he was convinced that his days were drawing ness and his wisdom, have found a solution of to a close; and he surveyed the event with that all their difficulties. This was no where more re calmness and magnanimity which faith in a Remarkable than in the management of the public deemer alone can inspire. 'He experienced much charities of Edinburgh. In most of these he took bodily suffering, but never uttered a murmur. an active share. His advice was deerned of the His mental faculties continued unimpaired to the highest moment; and even his opponents yielded last : and the full and confident hope of felicity it the tribute of their unqualified respect, because shed its mellow and sanctifying influence over they were satisfied that it was the result of clear them. He blessed his family-he prayed for them discernment, combined with the strictest integrity, - he prayed for his friends-he prayed for his that shrunk with abhorrence from an association people, that the Lord would grant them a pastor with dishonour. Talent and merit he ever en according to his own heart, who should be to couraged; it was the joy of his heart to see their them for a blessing and a joy. And at the very possessors meet with their appropriate rewards. verge of time, testified how unchangeable had
But there was an ulterior object to which all his been the faithfulness and how unwearied the af. endowments, both natural and acquired, were fection of his Redeemer. It was a blessed thing made subservient. He was a minister of Christ, to see this faithful servant of the Lord at the very and his aim through life was, that he might be end of his journey, as he retraced those steps by honoured as an instrument for the diffusion of which Providence had led him, ascribing all his the Gospel. Keenly alive to the best interests of blessings to the operation of free grace; and trustman, and convinced that Christianity is the most ing most confidingly, that the same loving kind. effectual means of promoting them, he cordially ness, of which he had ever been the object, never mgaged in the measures concerted for extending would abandon him till it placed him in glory.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS.
BIRTHS. 1824. May 14. At Spanish Town, Jamaica, the Lady of Lieut.-Colonel M.Neill, of the 91 st, or Argyleshire regiment, a son.
June 20. At North Berwick, Mrs Hawthor, a son.
24. At his house at the Admiralty, London, the Lady of Sir George Clerk, Bart. M. P. a son.
25. At Bindrassie House. Mrs Leslie, of Findrassie, a son.
- At Falkland, Mrs Deas, a daughter.
- At Netherhouse, the Lady of Major Peat, a daughter.
- at Dundee, Mrs Mylne of Mylnefield, a daughter.
27. At Portobello, the Lady of Donald Charles Cameron, Esq. a son.
28. At Logie, the Lady of the Hon. Donald Ogilvy, of Clova, a son. -- 30. At Northumberland-Street. Edinburgh, the Lady of George Brodie, Esq. advocate, a son.
-Mrs Lang of Broomhill, a son,
July 1. At Ditton Park, the seat of Lord Montagu, Lady Isabella Cust, a daughter.
3. Mrs Abercromby, 19, York Place, Edinburgh, a daughter
- At Colinton Bank, Mrs Logan, a daughter.
4. At 20, Royal Circus, Edinburgh, the Lady of William Stirling, Esq. a daughter.
5. At Mungall Cottage, Mrs Stainton shiels, a son.
7. At her father's, the Right Rev. Bishop Sandford, the Lady of Montague B. Bere, of Morebath, in the county of Devon, Esq. a son and heir.
8. At Rosemount, Mrs Christie, a daughter.
9. In Grosvenor Square, London, Lady Elizabeth Belgrave, a daughter.
13. Mrs W. C. Learmonth, of Craigend, a son. • 16. At Aklington Park, the wife of Charles Charteris, Esq. of Cullivait, Dumfries-shire, a daughter.
- At Benfield Lodge, Newton Stewart, t Lady of James Smith Adams, Esq. a son.
At No. 79, Great King-Street, Edinburgh, Mrs Kinnear, a son.
20. At Beddington, in Surrey, the Hon. Lady Helen Wedderburn, a son.
- at Balcarras, the Lady of Captain Head, a daughter.
- At Balgavies, in Angus-shire, the Lady of A. Mackechnie, Esq. surgeon, 69th regiment, of twin sons.
21. At Drummond Place, Edinburgh, the Lady of A. Scott Broomfield, a daughter.
- At Blebo, the Lady of Lieut-Col. Bethune, a son. --22. At Middleton Terrace, Pentonville, London, The Lady of the Rev. Edward Irving, of the Caledonian Chapel, a son.
23. At Pwliycrochan, North Wales, the Lady of Sir David Erskine of Cambo, Bart. a son and heir.
27. At St Anthony's Place, Leith, Mrs William Wyld, a daughter. · Aug. 11. The Lady of James Browne, Alnwick Hill, a daughter.
Lately. Åt 9, Circus Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Maitland, a son.
March 22. The Hon. Hugh Francis Manners Tollemache, the fourth son of Lord Huntingtower, to Matilda, the fifth daughter of Joseph Hume, Esq. of Notting-hill, Kensington.
24. At Dairsie, Dr James Spence, physician, Cupar, to Robina, only daughter of the late Rev. Robert Coutts, one of the ministers of Brechin.
28. At Bowerswell, near Perth, Sir Michael Malcolm of Balbeadie and Grange, Bart., to Miss Mary Forbes, youngest daughter of Mr John Forbes, Bowers well.
- At Dumfries, the Rev. James Dalrymple, to Helen, fifth daughter of the late Thomas Yorstoun, Esq. Nithbank.
- At London, Samuel Whitbread, Esq. M. P. to Julia, daughter of Major-General the Hon. Henry Brand.
29. At Maybole Castle, James Dow, Esg. of Montrose, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late William Douglas, Esq. merchant, Leith.
- At Hartpurry, Gloucestershire, Mr Robert Hill, merchant, Edinburgh, to Rose Bellingham Martin, daughter of Mr Thomas Martin, Hartpurry.
30. At London, Abner William Brown, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to Miss Dangerfield of Burton Crescent. .
July 1. At Masham, Yorkshire, the Rev. John Stewart, minister of Sorn, to Mary, daughter of the late Lieutenant-General Gammel
- At Eldersly House, Robert C. Bontine, Esq. of Ardoch, eldest son of William C. C. Graham, Esq. of Gartmore, to Frances Laura, daughter of Archibald Spiers, Esq. of Eldersly, and granddaughter of the late Right Hon. Lord Dundas.
2. At Phantassie, James Aitchison, Esq. second son of William Aitchison, Esq. of Drumore, to Janet, second daughter of George Rennie, Esq. of Phantassie.
-In St Pau's Chapel, York Place, Edinburgh. Dr John Argyll Robertson, to Anne, second daughter of the late Charles Lockhart, Esq. of Newhall,
5. At Dundee, the Rev. Dr Ireland, Catharine Bank, North Leith, to Catherine, second daughter of the late Dr Henderson, physician, Dundee,
6. At Kingston Place, Glasgow, Capt. Lauchlin Macquarrie, 33d regiment of foot, tó Miss Margaret M Alpin, fourth daughter of the late Daniel M'Alpin, Esq. of Ardnachaig.
- At Sackville House, county of Kerry, Ireland. Major David Graham, 59th regiment of foot, to Miss Honoria Stokes, daughter of Oliver Stokes, Esq. of the above county.
-- At Drylaw, Captain Charles Hope Watson, R. N. to Miss Mary Ramsay, youngest daughter of the late William Ramsay, Esq. of Barnton.
- In Great King-Strect, Edinburgh, Richard Panton, Esq. of the island of Jamaica and Uni. versity of Cambridge, to Sophia Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late David Morrison, Esq. of the Hon. East India Company's civil service, Bengal establishment
7. Dr Anderson, 92d regiment, to Georgiana, third daughter of the late Capt. John Graham, of the revenue service.
- At Edinburgh, James Naismith, Esq. writer. Hamilton, to Janet, eldest daughter of the Rev. James Smith.
8. At Kirkaldy, Hugh Lumsden of Pitcaple. Esq. advocate, to Isabella, fourth daughter of Walter Fergus, Esq. of Strathore.
- At Morningside, Mr George G. Thomson, merchant, Leith, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late John Richmond, Esq. wine-merchant, Edinburgh.
- At St George's, Hanover Square, London, the Hon. Colonel Henry Lygon, M. P., to Lady Susan Elliot, second daughter of the Earl and Countess St Germain.
- At Aberdeen, George Keith, Esq. of Usan. to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr Donald, baker, Aberdeen.
- At London, Lord Garvagh, to Rosabella Charlotte, eldest daughter of Henry Bonham, Esq. M. P. for Sandwich.
MARRIAGES. 1894. March 29. At the Cape of Good Hope, Major Thomas Webster of Balgarvie, in the service of the Hon. the East India Company, to Agnes, daughter of the late John Ross, Esq. Meadow. Place, Edinburgh.
June 15. At St Mary's, Woolwich, William Hunter, Esq. of Cessnock Hall, Lanarkshire, to Mary, only daughter of James Reid, Esq. royal horseartillery.
- At St Philip's Church, Liverpool, William Blair M.Kean, Esq. merchant, Leith, to Marianne, daughter of John M'Culloch, Esq. M.D. Liver pool.
July 27. John Hutton, Esg, merchant, Leith, to Jane, youngest daughter of Peter Wood, Esq. Rosemount, Leith.
12. At Dundee, Edward Baxter, Esq. merchant there, to Euphernia, youngest daughter of the late William Wilson, Esq. of Whitfield.
July 8. At Ayr, W. F. Bow, Esq. M. D. Alnwick, Northumberland, to Jape, daughter of Lieut-Colonel Mackenzie, late of his Majesty's 72d regiment of Highlanders.
-- Af Edinburgh, David Greig, Esq. W. S. to Catharine, daughter of Mr Josiah Maxton, Albany Street.
- At Edinburgh, John Campbell, Esq. younger of Succoth, to Anne Jane, youngest daughter of the late Francis Sitwell, Esq. of Barmoor Castle, Northumberland.
- At Ayr, William Forrester Bow, Esq. M. D. to Jane, only daughter of Colonel George Mackenzie.
13. At Burntisland, the Rev. Matthew Leishman, minister of the Gospel at Govan, to Miss Jane Elizabeth Boog, daughter of the late Robert Boog, Esq.
- At Biddenden, Kent, the Right Hon. Lord George Henry Spencer Churchill, son of his Grace the Duke of Marlborough, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Rev. Dr Nares, Rector of Biddenden, and niece to the Duke of Marlborough.
- The Hon. and Rev. Henry Edward John Howard, youngest son of the Earl of Carlisle, to Henrietta Elizabeth, daughter of J. Wright, Esq. of Mapperly, in the county of Nottingham.
- The Right Hon. Lord De Dunstanville, to Miss Lemon, daughter of Sir Wm. Lemon, Bart.
11. at Knees worth House, the residence of Francis Pym, jun. Esq. Henry Smith, Esq. third son of Samuel Smith, Esq. of Woodhall Park, to Lady Lucy Leslie Melville, eldest sister of the Earl of Leven and Melville,
- At Croydon, Surrey, Frederick John Bassett, Esq. surgeon, Coleman Street, to Isabella, eldest daughter of the late James Dickson, Esq. of Croydon, and niece to the late Mungo Parke, Esq.
15. At Orchardmains, the Rey. Thomas Struthers, Hamilton, to Isabella, eldest daughter of Adam Brydon, Esq. Orchardmains.
-- At 77, Rose-Street, Edinburgh, John Renwick, merchant, Leith, to Jean, daughter of the late Wm. Scott, Esq. formerly of Betach, Dumfries-shire,
19. At Ashted, in Surrey, Robert Campbell Scarlett, Esq. eldest son of James Scarlett, Esq. M. P. to Sarah, youngest daughter of the late George Smith, Esq. Chief Justice of the Mauritius.
- At Tuam Cathedral, Edward Barrington, Esq. of the 5th dragoon guards, son of Sir Jonah Barrington, Judge of his Majesty's Court of Admiralty in Ireland, to Anna Hamilton, third daughter of Netterville B'ake, of Berming House, county Galway, Esq. and grand-niece to Viscount Netterville.
- At Aberdeen, James Ross, Esq. solicitor, Edinburgh, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Wil. Liam Dyce, M. D. Aberdeen.
20. At Castlemilk, James Hotchkis, Esq. of Templehall, W. S. to Margaret, youngest daughter of Thomas Hart, Esq. of Castlemilk.
- At Ratho, the Rev. J. J. Macfarlane, Shettlestone, Glasgow, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr John Anderson.
21. At Edinburgh, the Rev. John M. Turner, Rector of Welmslow, Cheshire, to Miss Louisa Lewis Robertson, third daughter of the late Captain George Robertson, of the R. N.
22. At Yarmouth Church, John Joseph Robinson, Esq. to Cordelia Anne, only daughter of John Danby Palmer, Esq. of Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk.
- At Sidmouth, Charles Butler Stevenson, Esq. Late of the Scots Greys, to Harriet Mary-Ann Graham, daughter of the late James Graham, Esq. of Richardby, Cumberland,
23. At Edinburgh, James W. Dickson, Esq. advocate, to Jeanette Helen, daughter of the late James Morison of Greenfield, Esq.
- At Edinburgh, Mr Robert Plenderleith, Borland, Eddlestone, to Miss Jean White, Peebles.
26. At Edinburgh, Henry Englefield, Esq. son of Sir Henry Charles Englefield, Bart. to Catherine, eldest daughter of Henry Witham of Lartington, in the county of York, Esq. The ceremony was performed by the Right Rev. Dr Cameron, Catholic Bishop, and afterwards by Sir Henry Moncrieff Wellwood, Bart. according to the forms of the Church of Scotland.
DEATHS. 1824. Feb. At Calcutta, Colonel John Paton, honorary Aid-de-Camp to the Governor-General, and late Commissary-General, after a period of 11 years service in the Hon. East-India Company's military service.
April 2. At Quebec, in the 29th year of his age, Robert, son of the late Henry Johnston, Esq. of Meadowbank.
20. At Rio Janeiro, Mr John C. M.Dougall, midshipman on board his Majesty's ship Spartiate, and youngest son of the late Duncan M.Dougall, Esq. Ardintrive.
29. At Jamaica, Mr Peter Grace, son of the late Dr Grace of Cupar.
May 2. Mr Thomas Thomson, overseer, Plantation Plaisance, east coast Demerary, son of the late Mr Alexander Thomson, tobacconist, Edinburgh.
6. At sea, Colin Bruce, Esq. on his passage from Jamaica, aged 29.
9. At Kingston, Jamaica, Dr Colin Campbell, formerly of Greenock.
21. At Litchfield, Connecticut, Mr John Cotton, aged 108 years, a revolutionary pensioner. Mr Cotton served seven years in the old French war, and seven years in the revolutionary war.
June 9. At Quebec, Ensign J. D. Cogan, of the G8th regiment.
12. At the Countess's Bush, county of Kilkenny, Mary Costello, aged 102 years. Her mother, Matilda Pickman, died precisely at the same age. Her grandmother died at the age of 120. Her great grandmother's age is not exactly known, but it exceeded 125 years, and long before her death she had to be rocked in a cradle like an infants Mary Costello's brother lived beyond a hundred years; at the age of 90 he worked regularly, and could cut down half an acre of heavy grass in one day.
15. At Stirling, Mrs Gleig, wife of the Right Rev. Bishop Gleig.
16. In Dublin, Walter Thom, Esq. of Aberdeen, formerly editor of the Correspondent, and for the last few years joint proprietor and editor of the Dublin Journal.
June 17. At Pau, capital of the Basse Pyrenees, Major Stuart Maxwell, of the Royal Artillery. This Gallant Officer died in the prime of life, his constitution having been early worn out in the service of his country. His remains repose no far distant from one of the brilliant achievements of the British army, at which he had the honour to assist the battle of Orthes. He served several campaigns in the Peninsular war; commanded a Brigade of Artillery at the Battle of Vittoria; was a Companion of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath; and known to the literary world as the Author of a Poem, " entitled "The Battle of the Bridge."
19. At his house, Grange Toll, near Edinburgh, Mr Robert Wight, late farmer, West Byres, Ormiston, in the 78th year of his age.
- At Moffat, very suddenly, Alex. Moffat, Esq. of Loch Urr, aged 68 years.
20. At Devonport, W. Cuming, Esq. Rear-Admiral of the Blue, and Companion of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath.
- At Bath, the Hon. Alexina Duncan, eldest daughter of Viscount Duncan.
At Portfield, Mr William Edgar, merchant in Glasgow.
21. Åt Scotstown, Alex, Moir, of Scotstown, Esq.
22. At Frome, Mary White, aged 105 years.
23. At Warriston House, Miss Mary Brown, eldest daughter of the late Capt. Robert Brown, Leith,
25. At Currie, Mr Thomas Hamilton, senior, late builder in Edinburgh.
26. At Ruchill, Miss Dreghorn, daughter of the late Robert Dreghorn, of Blochairn.
- At Stranraer, Provost Kerr, of Stranraer.
- At Heatherwick House, East Lothian, George, eldest son of Capt. W. H. Hardyman, Hon. East India Company's naval service.
- At Girvan, Mr Andrew Kirk, aged 71. He was 51 years parochial schoolmaster in the parish.