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AW.—The boll of wheat, beans, and pease, is about 4 per cent more than half a quarter, or 4 Winchester bushels; that of barley and oats nearly 6 Winchester bushels.


From the beginning of May till the 15th, it rained more or less almost every day, with s cold wind, generally from the east. After the 15th there fell no rain, except one-tenth of an inch on the 30th, the weather being in general clear and warm. The Thermometer rose twice as high as 71, and after the 12th never sunk below 42. The mean temperature is 4 degrees higher than the same month last year. The Barometer has of late been very high, and remarkably steady, owing partly to the east wind, which has prevailed generally during the month. The Hygrometer during the day has sometimes risen high, but the average is 5 degrees below that of May 1817. The mean point of deposition coincides exactly with the mean minimum temperature, and has done so almost every day during the month. On some occasions the temperature of the air has sunk a little below the point of deposition; but even in those cases the dews have seldom been very copious. The high temperature to which the ground has been raised, by a long tract of clear and powerful sunshine, has probably prevented the air in immediate contact with it from being cooled below the point of saturation.

Meteorological Table, extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of the Tat/, four miles east from Perth, Latitude 56J 25', Elevation 185 feet.

May 1818.


FairdsysSO; rainy days 11. Wind West of meridian 7 s Eastof meridian, 24.

Meteorological Table, kept at Edinburgh, in tfie Observatory, Calton-hill.

N. B.—The Observations are made twice every day, at nine o'clock, forenoon, and four o clock, afternoon. The second Observation in the afternoon, in the Bret column, is taken by the Register Thermometer.

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Cloud v, some shrs.




Rain morn.


Cloudy. Heavy rain. Ditto.


Fair mom. heavy rain.


Mild rain afternoon.

Mild, ihrr.

Cloudv, rain night. Clear, wind high. Mild foren. rain afteni. I tain foren. fair aftcrn.


Rain, per gauge, at Nelson's Monument, 1.8 inches. The one at the Observatory ii taken down.

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Clear morn, cold forea.

Clear. Clear. Cloudy.


Clear, very warm. Clear, very warm. Clear, very warm. Clear, very warm. Clear, very warm.



The Prince Regent has appointed Arthur Riohd. Wellesley, Esq. Page of Honour to his Royal Highness in ordinary-, in the room of John Arthur Douglas Bloomncld, F.sq. promoted.

General his Grace Chat les Duke of Richmond, &c. K. G. is appointed Captain General and Governor-in-Chief m and over the l*rovinces of Lower and Upper Canada. Nova Scotia auu New Brunswick, and the Islands of Prince Ldward and Cape Breton.

The Right Hon. William Earl of Errol is ap

Enoted to be his Majesty's Commissioner to the eneral Assembly.

Lewis Cameron, Esq. is appointed his Majesty's Consul at ('aghari and its dependencies.

Sir Charles Hamilton, Bart. Viee-Admiral of the Blue, is appointed Governor and Commander-inChief of the Island of Newfoundland and its dependencies.


Brevet Capt. H. Owen. fm. h. p. 18 Dr to Ik Major in the Army 4th Sept. 1817

Bt. Lt Col. Touiel's Commission is antedated to the 11th July 1811 SLG. Maj. & l.t. Col. Hon. E. P. l.ygon to be Lt. Col. by purch. vice Lt- Gen. Barton, ret. Hth April 1818

Bt, Mai. Hon. E. Irby to be Major by purch. vice Lvgon do.

Lieut, w. Elliot to be Capt by purch. vice lrby do.

Cornet & Sub-Lt H. H. Douglas to be Lt. by purch. vice Elliot do.

Cha- Bulkley to be Cornet and Sub-Lieut, by purch. vice Douglas do.

Francis Hopkins to be As. Surg, vice Drinkwater do.


1 These

short time

Thermometers are




Very warm. Cloudy fore, clear after, down for a

R.H.Gds. Cornet G. Brander to be Lieut by pur*

vice Brooke 26tn March

S. Hotchkin to be Cornet by purch. viae

Brander (j0

3 D.G. R. Martin to be Comet 2d April

4 Lieut J. Chatterton fm. 12 Dr. to be Cant.

by purch. vice White, ret 26th March

5 Lieut T. Matthews to be Capt by purch.

vice Houghton, ret id April

Cornet H. Higinljotham to be Lieut by pur.

vice Matthews do.

Gent Cadet Ramsay to be Cornet by purch.

vice Higinbotham do

12 Dr. Comet K. B. Palllsar to be Lieut by purch!

vice Chatterton 9th do.

J. H. B. Haydock to be Comet by purch.

vice Pallisar 23d do.

15 Sir F. Hennikcr, Bt. to be Cornet by purch.

vice Douglas, pro. 2d do.

18 J. Y. Scarlett to be Comet by purch. vice

De La Pasture, pro. 26th March

19 Lieut. J. llauunersley to be Capt by pur.

vice Anderson, ret. 2d April

Comet J. Gowdie to be Lieut, vice Ham

meraley 9th do.

J. F. S. Hepburn to be Cornet by purch.

vice Snoad, pro. 2d do.

A. W. Dashwood to be Comet by purch.

vice Gowdie 23d do.

tO Comet R. H. Gillespie to be Lieut, by p.

vice Cook, ret. 9th do.

A. N. Molesworth to be Comet by purch.

vice Gillespie do.

21 F. J. Broadhcad to be Comet by purch. vice

Boulton, pro. 23d do.

22 Surg. A. C. Colelough, fin. h. p. 56 F. lo

be Surg, vice Edwards, h. p. 96 F. 2d do. 25 Comet E. 11. Steed, to be Lieut, vice kingdon, dee. 26th April lslj. Lieut E. II. Foster, fm. 36 F. to be CapL vice Ainicl, 17 Dr. 1st August

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Starr Assist. Surg. W. Williams, from h. p. to be Assist. Surg, vice Napier

-'d April 1818

96 Lieut. J. Campbell to be Capt. by purch.

vice Cavendish do.

100 Win Odel to be Ensign by purch. vice Kir,

pro. 30th do.

2 W.l.R. Lnsign C. J. Dunn to be Lieut vice t >ough,

dead 23d do.

Gent. Cadet R. Lowe to be Ensign, vice

Dunn do.

3 Ensign A. Turner to be Lieut, vice Hodg

kinson, dead 2d do.

Gent. Cadet F. Scargill to be Ensign, vice

I umer do.

R. Af. Corps Lieut. J. C. Peach, from h. p. Canad.

Fen. to be Lieut, vice Wallace, deceased

23d do.

Hosp. As. J. M'Mullin to be As. Surg, vice

Armstrong, h. p. 25th Jan.

R. Vk. Ra. Lii'ut. H. V. Eagar, from b. p. 12. F.

to be Paym. vice Culmer, dead

16th April

2 Black Garr. Co. John Maclean to be Ensign

23d do. It. Eng. 1st Lieut. R. H. (Ian-ring, from h. p. ts 1st Lieut, vice Hogers, dead

28th Dec 1817

H. P. WuhT, from h. p. to be

1st Lieut, vice Salkcld, dead

23d Jan. 1818

Garrison Lt. Col. H. Worsley, 34 F. to be Capt.

of Varm. Castle, vice Delgara >, dead

30th April


Assist, Storekeeper Gen. T. A. Somcrsall to he Dep.
Storekeeper General 13th Feb.

Medical Staff.

Surgeon J. G. Van Millingen, M. D. from h. p. U» be surgeomto the Forces, vice Howell, who retires on h. p. 2d April

Surg. J. Taylor, M. D. from h. p. to be Surgeon to the Forces 12th March

P. Ormsby, from h p. to be Surg, on to the

Fo-ces in Ire. vice Graydon, dead 9th April

Wm Wynn, M. D. to be Dep. lnsp, of Hosp.

by brevet 30th do.


Lieut. Colonel Davies, from 1 F. G. with Lieut.

Colonel Eustace, h. p. Chass. Brit J. Maitland, from 32 F. with Lieut.

Colonel Hon. J. Maitland, StafT Geils, from 73 F. with Lieut. Col.

Edwards, h. p.

- Shawe, from 84 F. with Brev. CoL

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Ensign J. Higginbotham to be Lieut, vice

Heyland, dead 26th March

John Lane to be Ensign, vice lligginboth

am do.

Surg. John Hose, fm. 2 F. G. to be Surg.

vice M'Lcan, dead 3 •h April

Capt. 1. H. laeob, from 56 F. to lx' (apt.

vice Goodyer, ret. on h p. 5(S. F. V5d 00. Lieut W. CUrke, from 86 F. to be Lieut.

vice Fihbw, dead I "111 Sept. 1817

Capt. Jenour antedated to the

50th Jan. 1814 John Perm to be Ensign by purch. vice

Mnrsh, n't. 24th May 1S17

Capt. H. F. C. Cavendish, from 0(, F. to be

Major, vice M'l.aehlan id April 1818
Paym. C. Cox, fm. h. p. Roll's Iteg. to be

Paym. vice Tidd'.man, ret. on h p.
26th March
Ensign A. Rusacll to be Lieut vice Mae-
Lean 30tl. June 1817.
Lieut. J. Turner to be Capt. vice Fitz Cla-
rence, dead 26th March 1818
H. W. Desliarrcs, from h. p. to be l.ieut

vice Turner id April

Capt Crokcr's date U altered to the 2d July


Ensign J. Goodwin to be Lieut, vice Brush,

dead 20th August 1817

Mosse, h. p. M ijor Nooth, from 14 F. with Capt. Turner, h. p.

Oates, from 88 F.

Campliell, from 55 F. with Captaiai

Welsh, h. p. York Light Inf. Vol.
Capt. V». Gordon from 1 F. rec. din", with Capt.

Butler, h. p. 6 W. I. R. Fothergill, from 10 F. rec. diff. with Capt,

Chandler, h. p. 1 Greek Rcct.

Duff, from 81 F. with Capt Coleman, 98 F.

Hill, from 89 F. with Capt Shcehy, h. p.

Haly, from 53 F. rec. diff. with (apt Dean,

h. p. 60 F. Maclean, from 21 F. with Capt Dohcrty,

h. p, 27 F.

Grove, from 30 F. with Capt. Baiter, 69 F.

Wilkinson, from 59 F. rec. diff. with Capt.

Mandevillc, h. p. Archdall, from 68 F. rec. diff. with Capt.

Craig, h. p 81 F. M'Dcrmid, from Rifle (Brigade, with Capt.

Stewart, h. n. ion F. MNeUl, from 75 F. with Capt Edward*,

h. p. 10 F. Pick, from 89 F. rec. diff. with Capt Young,

h. p. Smith, from 3 w. I, R. with Brev. Major

Williamson, h. p. 60 F.

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Wallace, R. African Corps
Tucker, R. Art 16th Mar. 1818

M'Neill, R. W. 1. Ra. 28th Mar.


Lieut. Blagravc, from 89 F. rec dbT. with Lieut

Naylor, h p Farquanon, from 18 F. with Lieut CampIk II, ;.> F. Furlung, from 21 F. rec. diff. with Lieut

Allan, h. p. 43 F.

Cochburn, fm. 48 F. with Lt M'Lean, 75 F.

Cornet sp nee fm. .5 Dr. u. with Ens. Battier, '!H F. e oventry, from 15 Dr. rec. diff. with Comet

Callaghan, li. p. 1 Dr. Grant, from 9 Dr. with Comet Wright h. p.

23 Dr. Ensign Napier, from 40 F. with Ensign Newman,

h. p. 12 F. Lynam, from 28 F. with Ensign Borlhwick,

h. p. 10 F.

MacdoneU, fm. 35 F. with Ens. Ingram, h. p.

Spalding, from 71 F. with Ensign Woodward, 73 F. Francis, from 77 F. rec. diff. with Ensiga

Clarke, h. p. b F. Lennan, from 1 W. I. Rcgt. with Ensign

Wemyss, h. p. 7 W. I. Kegt,

Booth, fin. 40 F. with Kns. Miller, h. p. 37 F.

Williams, from 1 W. I. Regt. rec. dm*, with

2d Lieut. Senior, h. p 3 < eylon Regt Deare, from 4 W. 1. Kegt with 2d Lieut.

Home, 21 F.
Comet and Adj. Barlow, from 1 Dr. G. with Lieut.

and Adj. Hill, h. p. V3 Dr.
Surgeon I'ritchard, from 10 F. with Surg. O'Donel,

h. p. New Brunswick Fencibles Assist. Surg. M'Lean, from 78 F. with Assist Surg.

Purcell, h. p. 3.) F. Ekins, from 38 F. with Assist Surg.

M'Munn, h, p. 37 F.

Resignations and Retirements.
Lieut. Colonel Cooke, 1 Foot Guards

Home, 3 ditto

Major J. P. Go don, 1 F.
Capt White, 4 Dr. G.

Houghton,.' Dr. G. J

Anderson, 19 Dr.

Campbell. 16 F.

Lieut. Cook, 20 Dr
Ensign J. H. Heigham, 6 F.

White, 59 F.

Marsh, 69 F.

Assist Surgeon Drinkwatcr, 2 Life Guards

Assistant Surgeons. Kennedy. 1 t'ey. R. 9th Dec 1817 N'Nultv, Forces 21st Nov.

Hospital Assistant. Clancey, Forces 28th Jan. 1818

April 13. At Berlin, the lady of George Sholto Douglas, Charges des Affairs of his Britannic Majesty, a son—27. In Piccadilly, London, the lady of John Barrow,

Esq. of the Admiralty, a son. At Som

borne, Hampshire, the Right Hon. Lady

Kennedy, a son 28. Mrs Christie, Dublin

Street, Edinburgh, a daughter. In the

Fleet Prison, the lady of Charles Henry

Bascley, Esq. a son At Rothiemay, Lady

Jane Tayler, a son.

May 3. At Overton, Mrs Captain Crawford, a son At St Miner's, the lady

of Captain Barwick, 79th, or Cameron

Highlanders, a son Lady Fitz- Herbert,

a son At Castletown, Isle of Man, the

lady of General Cumming, a daughter.

At Ednam House, Mrs Douglas, a son.—
U At his house, Great Russell Street, Lon-

don, the lady of James Loch, Esq. a daugh-
ter 6. At Banff, the lady of James Wil-

li.iin Mackenzie, Esq. younger of Pittrichie, a son and heir—At Stockholm, Viscountess Strangford, a son and heir.—9. At Edinburgh, Mrs Craigie of Dumbarnie, a daugh

ter At Brahan Castle, the Hon. Mrs

Stewart Mackenzie of Seaforth, a son and

heir At Broughton Place, Edinburgh,

Lady Campbell of Aberuchill, a son—10.
In George Street, Edinburgh, the lady of
Roderick Macleod, Esq. jun. of Cadboll, a

son At Fife Place, Edinburgh, Mrs

Spence, a son—At Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Gordon, a son.—13. At Paris, Lady Harriet Druramond, a daughter. —14. At Bedrule Manse, near Kelso, Mrs Brown, a son—16. At Relugas, the lady of Thomas Lawder Dick, Esq. a daughter. —17. At Edinburgh, the lady of Sir James Montgomery, Bart M. P. a daughter.—-18.

At his house in York Street, London, the lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Dance, 2d Life Guards, a ton.—At Coldstream, the lady of Captain A. M'Larcn, Berwickshire Militia, a son 19. The lady of Sir A. O. Molesworth of Pencarrow, Cornwall, Bart, a son. —21. At Cortachy Castle, the lady of the Hon. Donald Ogilvy, a daughter.—At York Place, Edinburgh, Lady Heron Maxwell, a daughter—23. At Springfield, near Perth,

Mrs M'Duff of Bonhard, a son 26. At

Edinburgh, Mrs Johnstone of Alva, a son. —29. In Bedford Place, London, the lady of Lieut—Colonel James Allan, 94th regt a son.—At Naples, the lady of Thomson Bonar, Esq. of Camden Place, a son.


July 19, IS 17. At Po. Pcnang, East Indies, William Armstrong Clubly, Esq. chief secretary to government there, to Margaret, eldest daughter of James Camegy, Esq. merchant, of that place.

■Sept. 1. At Malacca, East Indies, James Camegy, Esq. third son of Patrick Camegy, Esq. of Lower, to Maria, eldest daughter of Adrian Kock, Esq. merchant there.

JViro. I. At Madras, Lieutenant Michael, commanding the resident's escort at Tanjore, to Williamina, daughter of the late Dr Robert Grant, physician in Inverness.

Dec. 6. At the Cathedral of St John, Calcutta, John Trotter of Castlelaw, Esq. to Matilda, fourth daughter of the Hon. Sir Francis Macnaughton, Judge in the Supreme Court of Bengal.

Marc?, 17, 1818. At Perth, A. Pringle, Esq. to Miss Jarvie, only daughter of the late Bev. Mr Jarvie, Perth.

April 13. At Edinburgh, Mr R. Smith, merchant, Airth, to Miss Jemima, daughter of John Shirriff, Esq. Dunmore.—27. At South College Street, Edinburgh, Mr Joseph Theodore Mitchill, R. N. to Miss Margaretta Cunningham, eldest daughter

of Mr John Cunningham 30. At Union

Place, Edinburgh, Capt. Hector H. M'Lean, of tlie 93d regt. of foot, to Miss Ann Maclcod,

J'oungest daughter of the late Rev. Mr Maceod, minister of Kilfinnichin and Bunnessan. Mull.

May 7. At St Margaret's church, Westminster, London, and on the 18th, re-married at Carron-house, Mr John Walker of Orchardhcad, Stirlingshire, to Mary Ann, second daughter of Mr Charles Lea Jeffery, Broadway, Westminster.—8. At Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Mr Andrew Henderson, surgeon, R. N. to Miss Mary Scott, only duughter of Mr Peter Scott, merchant and insurance broker in Edinburgh—11. At Conan-house, the seat of Sir Hector Mackenzie of Gairloch, Bart, the Rev. John Macdonald, minister of Urquhart, to Janet, eldest daughter of the late Kenneth Mackenzie, Esq. 13. At the new church,

Mary-le-Bone, the Hon. Hen. Pierrepont, brother to Earl Manvers, to Lady Sophia

Cecil, sister to the Marquis of Exeter 16.

At St George's church, London, by special license, Horace Beauchamp Seymour, Esq. third son of the late Lord Hugh Seymour, to Elizabeth Mallet Palk, eldest daughter of the late Sir Lawrence Palk, Bart. M. P.

for the county of Devon 19. At Llynon,

county of Anglesea, .lames Orr, Esq. George Street, Edinburgh, to Rachael, second daughter of Robert Scott, Esq. Forth

Street, Edinburgh 20. At the Marquis of

Cholmondeley's house, in Piccadilly, London, Colonel Seymour, to Lady Charlotte

Cholmondeley 21. At Cheltenham, Sir

W. Cunningham Fairlie, Bart, of Robertland and Fairlie, to Anne, only daughter of the late Robert Cooper, banker, Woodbridge 25. At Mary-le-Bone church,

John Clayton Freeling, Esq. second son of Francis Freeling, Esq. of the General Postoffice, London, to Mary, third daughter of the late Edward Coxe, Esq. of Hampstead

Heath 27. Miss Maria GifFard, daughter

of the Marchioness Dowager of Lansdowne, to Count de Lusi, of the first regiment of Prussian guards.—28. At Edinburgh, Mr George Gordon, writer, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr Dick, accountant.


Jan. 1, 1818. Fell, in a sally from Koreguaiu, near Poonah (having volunteered his services), Thomas Wingate, assistant-surgeon to the 2d battalion 1st native infantry, and eldest son of Dr Daniel Wingate, Stirling, aged 21 13. On board the William

Pitt, East Indiaman, and soon after leaving Bengal, William Hall, Esq. a partner in the house of Messrs Palmer and Company of Calcutta.

Feb. 10. At St Lucie, Mrs Mary Russell, wife of John I. I. Alexander, Esq. of that island, and relict of the late Right Hon. Robert Cullen, one of the Lords of

Session and Justiciary in Scotland 12. At

sea, Mr Peter Murray, surgeon of the Hon. East India Company's ship Charles Grant. —28. At the Havannah, Lieutenant Thos. Sibbald, R. N. son of the late William Sibbald, Esq. merchant, Leith.

March 10. At Charlestown, South Carolina, Mrs Christiana Boston, spouse to Tucker Harris, Esq. M. D. in the 88th year of her age. Mrs Harris was a daughter of the late Rev. Thomas Boston of Jedburgh, and grand-daughter of the late Rev.

Thomas Boston of Ettrick 30. On his

passage home, on board of the William Pitt, East Indiaman, Archibald Seton, Esq. of Touch.

April 12. In the guard-room of Kinross jail, in extreme wretchedness, Andrew Nicol, well known in the Court of Session and caricature shops under the name of the Kinross La-cysr. From a tradesman in easy circumstances and of decent character, he reduced himself, by liis most litigious and quarrelsome temper, to the state of a beggar, and finally an outcast from all society.

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