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whipt through the streets of Dunbar on Robert Byres was next put to the bar, the 29th instant, and to be transported on a charge of resetting a number of for seven years.. .
watches, stolen from the shop of Luke Donald, or Daniel M‘Kinnon, alias Ro. Lindsay, watchmaker in Greenock, on the chie, and Thomas Ross, were then con- 12th November last. The panel pleaded victed of housebreaking and theft, and Not Guilty. Mr Cowan objected to the sentenced to transportation for life. relevancy of the indictment, on the ground
16. William Hay was indicted for that the articles said to be stolen were perjury, committed by him in the course not described as having been the property of the proceedings held in a sequestration or in the lawful possession of Luke Lind. of his estate, under the Act of the 54th say. In an indictment for theft, such a of the late King, cap. 137; in so far as specification would have been indispensahe swore that the state of his affairs ble; and in an indictment for reset it exhibited by him contained a list of all was no less so, as in either case the prosehis debts and of his property, real and cutor must establish the theft, and the personal; and that he had delivered up panel must have the same facilities of to his creditors all his books and other disproving it. The Court considered this documents : knowing at the time, first, a serious objection, and ordered informathat there were certain tenements in tions on the point. Dunfermline, belonging to him, not inclu- 17.-John Wallace Bruce, late Deputy ded in the state : second, that there were Postmaster at Golspie, county of Suthercertain tenements in Perth, belonging to land, accused of falsehood, fraud, and him, not included in the state : third, wilful imposition, and rendering to the that he had at various times placed in the General Post Office false and fraudulent hands of his brother, Alex. Hay in Dun. states of his accounts and intromissions as fermline, bills due to him of the respec Postmaster, and thereby defrauding the tive amounts following :-£.140, £.100, public revenue, was outlawed for not ap.
£.106, £.175, £.207.18s, £.270, £.65113s, pearing. Bruce was out on bail. • £.85ulls., £.123.19s. 114d., £.73.23.16d., - Jean Macfarlane, who was tried and
£.56,14s., £.26, £.20, £.14, and convicted on the 28th ult. for robbery, £.290,14s. ; all which were not included was sentenced to twelve months' confinein the state : fourth, that he had at the ment in Bridewell. time £.975, in cash, under his own con 19.-Old Bailey.- Captain Felix M'. trol, and not included in the state : 6fth, Donough, (author of the Hermit in Lonthat he had previously caused to be con- don,) aged 55, and Henry, his son, aged veyed to the house of Mrs Craigie in 25, were indicted for stealing, at night, · Perth, a quantity of grocery goods and in the Royal Saloon, London, a house of various articles of househoid furniture, bad character, a pocket-book, containing not included in the state ; fifth, that he £.100, the property of Thomas Weaver, had at various times caused to be con. a no very prudent Linen-Draper of Abveyed to the said Alexander Hay, quan ingdon, who was in town on a mixed tities of goods, not included in the state: mission of frolic and business. The book sixth, that he had conveyed to a cellar in was found on the young prisoner, without Perth, possessed by James Wright, To- any cash in it. Weaver admitted that bacconist, a quantity of goods not con- while at the Saloon he had retired for tained in the state : seventh, that he had half an hour, when drunk, with a girl of concealed in his own premises a great the town, and young M'Donough declar. quantity of goods not contained in the ed that when he did so, he handed him state : eighth, that he had conveyed to a his watch and pocket-book to take care garret in Perth, possessed by Robert of, but that he never examined it to as. Stewart, Spirit-dealer, various articles of certain whether it contained money or household furniture, not included in the not. Witnesses gave the prisoners hostate : and, ninth, that he had withheld nourable characters; and a gentleman who from his creditors sundry books and do- knew Weaver declared, that he was so cuments, particularly stated accounts be inveterate a liar as not to be believed on tween him and the said A. Hay. The his oath. Verdict, Not Guilty. . panel pleaded Guilty of the crime libelled,
AUGUST. so far as respected the first four acts 7.-Edinburgh.-The annual exami. charged in the indictment; and the Lord nation of the High School took place Advocate, having declined to examine evi yesterday, in presence of the Magistrates, dence, the Jury found the panel Guilty Professors of the University, &c. The in terms of his confession. The sentence young gentlemen went through their ex. of the Court adjudged the panel to trans. ercises in a manner which did equal ho. portation beyond seas for seven years, nour to themselves and to the teachers. and declaring him infamous.
The gold medal, the bequest of the late
Colonel Peter Murray, was adjudged to £.22,213,622 sterling, and the net sur. Master William Gowan, (son of Mrs plus to £.2,274,646. Gowan, London-Street,) dux of the se- Hunterian Museum, Glasgow.–Rattle. nior Latin Class, who was also dux of snake.-_The Hunterian Museum has been the Geography Class. The following is a fately enriched by the present of a living copy of the inscription :
Rattlesnake. The reptile is enclosed in Præmium Moravianum in Schola Edinensi a large box fronted with glass, defended GULIELMO GOWAN,
by a grating of wire. It is perfectly livePUERO OPTIME MERITO CONDISCI. ly, although since its arrival it has taken PULORUM
nothing but the portion of the yolk of two DUCI.
eggs. Living mice and young birds have A.D. MDCCCXXIV.
been introduced, but without its taking Another gold medal was adjudged to the smallest notice of them. Frogs, also; the dux of the senior Greek class, Mas. but they were found entwined in its ter Basil Bell, son of Mr John Bell, Cha. folds or even perched on its head-withpel Hill, Berwickshire, bearing a suitable out suffering the smallest injury, or as inscription in the Greek language. much as attracting its notice. A rabbit,
A similar gold medal, the bequest of however, did not fare so well; the little the late Mr William Ritchie, who was animal had been scarcely put into the for twenty-three years one of the teachers box, when the snake daried at it, and of this school, was awarded to Master bit it, retiring, as it were, at the same George Cotton, (son of Mr Cotton, tobac- moment, and coiling itself up in its folds. conist, North Bridge,) as dux of the se. The deadly nature of the bite was soon cond class, and
conspicuous. In about a minute, the The Macdonald premium, being a rabbit was seized with convulsions, and, beautiful silver medal, bearing the arms after three minutes more, expired, in apof Macdonald, finely embossed, was ad. parently dreadful agony. The snake did judged to Master John Whyte, (son of not subsequently take the smallest noMr John Whyte, printer, Lawnmarket,) tice of its victim, but moved about as dux of the third class.
though its prison inclosed nothing but Union Canal. _The beneficial effects itself. of the Union Canal become daily more. 20.- Manchester. It appears that the apparent. We observe ground adverti, payments made by the Manchester Clerk sed to be feued along its banks; and the Society to 177 members and their famiproprietors of lands adjoining find an lies in distressed circumstances, since its easy outlet for all sorts of produce. On establishment in 1802, amounts to no less the estate of Baberton, only four miles a sum than £.15,769, 14s. 1d. The perfrom town, a new quarry has been open. manent fund of the Society, amounting to ed, yielding excellent stone for building, £.16,174, 198. 8d., has been principally of which the builders in Edinburgh have laid out in the purchase of chief rents, begun to avail themselves at a cheap and is now producing £.750 per annum. rate, by the easy access which the Canal The annual subscriptions are about £.600, affords.
making a total of income to the Society 14-Revenues, fc. of the East India of £.13.50. The claimants now on the Company. The accounts of revenues books are 18 sick and infirm members, and disbursements of the East India 60 widows and their 47 children, and 25 Company for the three years 1819-20, orphans, at a charge of £.1326 per an1520-21, 1821-22, the latest period to num, according to the present allowance, which they can be made up, with an es, which is only one half of what was origitimate for 1822.23, have been printed nally intended, and allowed up to the year by order of the House of Commons. 1821, when the Committee were relucThe territorial revenues of the Presiden tantly obliged, from the rapid increase of cies of Bengal, Fort St George, and Bom. claims, to reduce the allowances to the bay, and the dependencies-Bencoolen, amount of the annual income, according and the Prince of Wales's Island_were, to the rules of the society. It is a fact worin 1821-22, £.21,803,207 sterling ; the thy of particular notice, that the circumcharges on it £.17,732,516, to which is stances of a rumber of individuals, (who to be added, £.1,935,390, interests on at one time were among the first of re. debts in India, and £.208,038 expense spectable merchants, and who became of St. Helena. When these three sums members of this society, rather as patrons are deducted from the revenues, there than from interested motives,) have so appears a pet surplus revenue arising changed since, that they or their families from the territory of India of £.1,927,263. have actually become claimants on the In 1822-23, it is estimated that the funds. -Letter in the Manchest gross revenues will have amounted to dian.
APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.
1. ECCLESIASTICAL. July 22. The Rev. Mr Henderson ordained Minister of the Parish of Carmunnock.
29. The Rev. G. Mackenzie admitted Minister of Skene.
30. The Rev. Alexander Walker presented by the King to the Church and Parish of Elgin.
Aug. 13. Rev. Dr Lee of Canongate appointed Minister of Lady Yester's Parish, Edinburgh.
The Associate Congregation of Original Burghers, Cowan's Yard, Stirling, gave a unanimous call to Mr William Mackray, A.M. to be their Pastor.
14. The Rev. John Kerr presented by his Majesty to the Church and Parish of Polmont.
Rev. Dr David Lamont to be one of his Majesty's Chaplains in Ordinary in Scotland.
Mr James Nicol, A.M. presented to the Church and Parish of Leslie.
16. The Associate Congregation of Kilpatrick gave a unanimous call to Mr William Nicol to be their Pastor.
19. Rev. John Murray elected one of the Ministers of Aberdeen.
The Associate Congregation in Potter-row, Edinburgh, gave a call to Mr John Smart of Stirling to be their Minister. Mr Smart had previously a call from the Congregation at St. Andrew's-Street, Leith, which he has preferred.
30. The Rev. Archibald Bennie to be Minister of the West Church, Stirling.
II. MILITARY. Brevet. Capt. Ovens, h. p. (employed as Chief
Engineer in New South Wales,) Maj. in the Army
29 July 1827. Capt. Pudner, East India Company's
Service, and Paymaster of Comp. De pot at Chatham, to have local rank
of Capt. while so employed 22 do. A. Nicoll, late a Serj. 49 F. and Fort
Adj. in Canada, to have rank of Ens. while so employed
5 Aug. Dr. Gds, Capt. Chatterton, from 7 Dr. Gds. Maj.
by purch. vice d'Este, proin. 22 July Lieut. Nugent, Capt. by purch. vice
Chatterton, 4 Dr. Gds.
do J. Bolton, Cornet
do. Serj. Maj. Hickman, Riding-master, from 15 Dr. Cornet
15 do. Dr. Assist. Surg. Thompson, from 59 F. Surg. vice Tod, dead
5 Aug. Paymaster Wildey, from h. p. 40 F.
Paymaster, vice Kerr, exch. 12 do. Lieut. Hill, Capt. by purch. vice Gordon, ret.
29 July Cornet Broadhead, Lieut.
do. Ens. England, from 77 F. Lieut. 19 do. Capt. Lane, Major by purch. vice Booth, ret.
5 Aug. Lieut. Temple, Capt.
do. Cornet Musgrave, Lieut.
42 July J. Campbell, Ens.
do. Ens. Hlu, Lieut. vice M-Kenzie, dead
8 June J. W. King, Ens.
12 Aug. 2d Lieut. Dayrell, from Rifle Brig. Lieut, by purch. vice Birch, ret.
22 July Major Gordon, from 21 F. Major, vice
Rudsell, h. p. 3 Ceylon Reg. 29 do. W. L. O'Halloran, Ens. vice La Roche, res.
11 Jan. Ens. Latouche, Lieut. by purche vice French, prom.
15 July G. H. Peel, Ens.
do. T.C. Graves, Ens. vice Young, 20 F.
19 F. Bt. Major Lockyer, Maj. by purch. vice Broornfield, ret.
22 July 1824 Lieut. Rose, Capt.
do. Ens. Stirling, Lieut.
do. R. F. Poore, Ens.
do. Ens. Young, from 18 F. Lieut. vice Church, dead
12 Aug. 2d Lieut. Booth, 1st Lieut, vice Brady, African Col. Corps
15 July Ens. Pentland, from 1 W. L. R. 28
do. Major M.Laine, from h. p. 3 Ceylon R.
Major vice Gordon, 10 F. 29 do. Ens. Babinton, from 18 F. vice Roberts, dead
12 Aug R. J. E. Rich, Ens.
do. Quart, Mast. Seri. Kneebone, Quart.
Mast. vice Mitchell, dead 15 July.
purch. vice Sturt, ret.
do. Lieut. Marshall, Capt. vice Cuthbertson, dead
22 July 20 Lieut. Hay, from 54 F. Lieut. do. Lieut. Tyndale, Capt. by purch. vice James Ross, ret.
5 Aug. Lieut. Halcott, from 87 F. Lieut. vice Anstice, h. p. 22 Dr.
29 July C. Warren, Ens. vice Hay. 48 F. 22 de Serj. Maj. Liddeel, from 7 F.2d Lieut. and to Act as Adj.
19 Aug. W. Smith, Ens. vice Cogan, dead Ens. Connor, Lieut, vice Coates, dead
19 Aug. Ens. Seymour, Ens.
do Lieut. Murray, from h. p. 24 F. Lieut. vice Rose, exch.
de Maj. Bamford, from 97 F. Maj. vice
Cameron, h. p. York Chass. 12 do. J. Lomax, Ens by purch. vice England, 12 Dr.
19 do. Capt. Marshall, Maj. b purch. vice Campbell, prom.
29 July Lieut. Browne, Capt. by purch. vice Marshall, prom.
19 Aug, Ens. Maule, Lieut.
do. T. Crombie, Ens.
do. Lieut Mortimer, Capt. vice Field, dead
9 March Ens. Greene, Lieut.
12 Aug. J. Trollope, Ens. Capt. Colomb, from h. p. 37 F. Capt.
vice Tonson, exch.
Lieut. vice Halcott, 53 F. 29 July
I. R. Capt. Cameron, from h. p. 79 F. Capt. vice Phelan, exch.
19 Aug. Maj. Paterson, from h. p. York Chase.
Maj. vice Bamford, 75 F. 12 da Lieut. Goodiff, from h. p. 31 F. Lieut. vice Logan, exch.
do. Rifle Brig. W. Lloyd, 2d Lieut. by purch. vice Dayrell, 10 F.
92 July Lieut. Molloy, Capt. vice Skeill, dead 20 Lieut. Maclean, 1st Lieut. D C. Bagot, Page of Honour to the King. 2d Lieut.
da. 1 W. I. R. E. G. Ellis, Ens vice Pentland, 21 F.
15 July. Ensign Spence, Lieut. vice M'Carthy. dead
do Ensign & Adjut. Curry, rank of Lieut.
6 Aug. Ensign Sutherland, Lieut. vice Dunne, dead
-- Driberg, from 83 F. with Capt. Haggerson,
1 W. I. R. E. E. Nicolls, Ens. 7 Aug. 1824 Capt. Mahon, from 29 F. with Capt. Hon. J. H. F. W. Watson, Ens.
• Cradock, h. p. 3 W. I. R. Hosp. Assist. Murray, Assist. Surg.
- French, from 81 F. with Capt. Scoones, h. Ensign Boyes, from 88 F. Lieut. do.
- Hart, from 82 F. with Capt. Brutton, h. p. Staff Assist. Surg. O'Beirne, Surg. vice Ritchie, dead
5 Aug. C Bt. Maj. Craufurd, from 12 Dr. Major Ceylon Reg. Cav. } by purch. vice Somerset, dead do. -- Heard, from 87 F. with Capt. Moore, h. p. R. Af. Lieut. Brady, from 21 F. Capt. vice
101 F. Col. C. MCombie, dead
15 July Cornet Simpson, from Royal Horse Gds. rec. diff. D. Turner, Ens. vice O'Meara, dead do. with Ensign Lord Russell, h. p. 48 F. Capt. De Barrallier, from h. p. 32 F. Ensign Thompson, from 8 F. rec. dift. with Ens,
Capt. vice Baynes, exch. 12 Aug. Byron, h. p. 42 F. Vet. C. Capt. Mackenzie, from h. p. York Light - Bennet, from 68 F. with Ens. Bernard, h. Newf.} Infantry Volunteers, Capt. 25 July p. 16 F. 1 Vet. Bn. Ens. Russel, from h. p. 6 F. Ens. (re
Quart Mast. Cockburn, from 17 Dr. with Lieut. pay the diff. he rec. upon exch. to Nicholson, h. p. 8 Dr. h.p.) vice Karr, ret. list. 29 do. Surg. Walker, from 32 F. with Surg. Bampfield, Lieut. Gray, from h. p. 6 F. Lieut. vice h. p. Meuron's Regt. - Pope, ret. list
15 do. Assist. 'Surg. Latham, from 57 F. with Assist. Vet. Co.'s Bt. Lieut. Col. Burke, from h. p. Doyle, h. p. 35 F. for Newf. Dillon's R. Maj.
25 do Capt. Pilkington, from h. p. 5 F. Capt.
Resignations and Retirements.
do. Major Gen. Lamont, late of 92 F..... Rudkin, from h. p. 100 F. Capt. Colonel Earl of Granard, Longford Militia.
do. Major Booth, 15 Dr. Lieut. Campbell, from h. p. 72 F. Lieut. - Broomfield, 19 F.
Capt. Gordon, 7 Dr.
James Ross, 51 F.
Prevost, from 67 F. Bath 9 Aug. 1824.
Lieut. Col. Warren, 17 F.
8 May Ashton, late 12 F. Egham
14 Aug. Unattached.
- - Richardson, late 5 Veteran Bn. Amboise, Major Campbell, from 97 F. Lieut. Col. of Inf.
24 May by purch. vice Major Gen. Lamont, ret.
Capt. Gell, 1 F. at Chingput, on march for Trí
chinopoly 10 July 1824.
Rotton, 17 F.
Field, 82 F. Mauritius
8 March Yorke, 95 F. Malta
1 July Capt. Clias to be Superintendent of Gymnastic Ex
Skeil, Rifle Brig. ercises, with rank and pay of Capt. in the Army while so employed 5 Aug. 1824.
- Lumsdain, late Invalids, Invergellie, North
17 Nov. 1823. Garrison.
-- Thompson, late Garr. Bn. near Birmingham
- 24 June 1894. Lieut. Col. Belford, of late 3 Vet. Bn. Fort Maj. - Allott, late 5 Vet. Bn. Hague Hall, Yorkof Dartmouth Castle, vice Wright, dead
15 do. 12 Aug. 1824. - J. Wingate Weekes, h. p. Nova Scotia Fen
cibles, and Town Adj. of Cape Breton, Cape Breton
23 do. Bt. Maj. Cochrane, h. p. 103 F. Inspect. Field Off.
Lieut. Roberts, 26 F. Militia, Nova Scotia, with rank of Lieut. Col.
---- Skelton, 46 F. Belgaum, Madras 10 Feb. in the Army
15 July 1824.
2 July Capt. Bentley, from late 1 Vet. Bn. Staff Capt. at
- Coates, 71 F. Glasgow
28 do. Chatham, vice Dalgetty, ret. list
Dunne, 2 W. I. R. 19 Aug. 1824.
Hayter, Royal Engineers, Colombo
Wright, Fort Maj. Dartmouth Castle Comm. Clerk, T. Walker, Dep. Assist. Comm. Sir J. Foulis, Bt.'late Invalids, Dublin Gen. 13 July 1824,
3 June - T. Stafford, do.
do. - Bailey, h. p. 6 F. Brough, Westmoreland W. Bishop, do. do.
29 do. J. Findlay, do.
Elmore, h. p. 72 F. Secunderabad
15 Dec. 1823. Hospital Staff:
Laird, h. p. 86 F. Gateshead, Durham
22 July 1894. Staff Surg. Tully, Dep. Inspect. of Hospitals
- Crean, h. p. 1 Gar. Bn. Stream's Town, 22 July 1824.
11 June Dr. Arthur, from h. p. Physician to the Forces,
Co. Mayo vice Denecke, h. p.
Ensign Glass, late 6 Vet. Bn. Musselburgh 15 do.
22 July Assist. Surg. Rosser, from ho p. 3 F. Assist. Surg.
- M'Cabe, h. p. Cape Corps, Jersey 21 June vice Wharrie, dead
- Bond, late 5 Royal Vet. Bn. Breewood, Hosp. Assist. Young, Assist. Surg. vice Law, dead
17 July 14 Aug. E. J. Bulteel, Hosp. Assist.
Paymast. Williams, 82 F. Mauritius 7 April do.
Harrison, h. p. 83 F.
Feb. Major Macintosh, from 93 F. with Major Bozon,
Surgeon Buchanan, h. p. 9 F. Glasgow 14 Aug. 'h. p. 81 F.
Statt Assist. Surg. Law, Africa Bt. Major Cane, from 65 F. with Capt. Senior, h.
Vet. Surg. Harrison, h. p. York Huss. Teddington
27 May - Meacham, from 24 F. with Capt. Stack, Erratum in Last Month's Army List in
h. p.88 F. Capt. Phillimore, from Gren. Gds. rec. diff. with
the List of Retirements. Capt. Saunderson, h. p. 81 F.
For Lieut. Leslie, 97 F. read Lieut. Scott, 97 F. VOL. XV.
Britainsdain, la rig.